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SALEM. UUE(iOX. WEDNESDAY MOHNINH, AlUIST 20, 1ITJ0
PRICES FIVE CENTS
Times Correspondent Says
: All Ethnographic Poland
Will Soon be Cleared of
PEACE DELEGATES MAY
NOT KNOW OF VICTORY
Many of Red Troopers Are
Crossing Over Line
LONDON. Aus. 24. -There is
not the smallest prospect of the
Minsk negotiations resulting In a
swift conclusion of peace hut all
ethnographic Poland soon will be
cleared of the Bolshevlkl. says the
Ixradon Times' Warsaw corre
spondent. r The Polish government does not
know for certain the dispatch
adds, that Its delegates at Minsk
are aware of the altered military
? Reds Stop Mewimer. -, '
' The first dispatch from the Pol
ish delegates has just ; been ' re
ceived here. The Poles say their
wireless is working faultlessly but
that the only satisfactory way of
communicating with Minsk would
be by courier.
A Polish courier despatched by
the foreign office two days ago
-was not allowed to cross the fron
tier by the Bolshevlkl.
. i Sentiment Strong.
' An ti-BolshevllcV, movements are
breaking out in many - parts of
Russia, according to statements by
Bolshevik : prisoners. A captive
soviet captain said the Minsk con
ference was only intended as a
means of placating th entente and
British labor and that 'there was
Bo intention 'to make peace until
Warsaw was. captured and soviet
rule set up in Poland.
TOWNS ARE IlECAPTTRED
WARSAW, Aug. 24. Lomsea.
7S miles northeast of Warsaw and
Elalystok, 0 miles east of Lomza
tare been recaptured by the'Pol
' Lh armies, says an official war Of
fice communication today.
In the remaining occupied sec
tors In the north the Bolshevlkl
are crossing the Prussian frontier
In great numbers. - In this region
the eighteenth and thirty-third
Bolshlrik ' divisions have been
smashed and all of the fifty-
fourth have been taken prisoner.
Msnv Prisoners Taken.
. The fifth Polish army alone, op
erating on the northern front, has
accoounted for more than 20.000
prisoners, including the staff of
the engbteenth and the fifty
fourth divisions says the com
The military authorities an
nounce that the various govern
ment districts of Poland, with the
exception of Suwalkl and Grodno
. have been virtually cleared of the
Bolshevlkl, some of whom, In the
panic crossed , into East Prussia.
Many - red - detachments have
' been cut off from retreat and are
gradually being gathered in. Peas-!
- ants', armed with hunting clubs,
are assisting the Polish soldiers. .
Have Hunting Parties. "
Between the Vistula and Prus
sia where the ', Bolshevlkl nave
been cut off from their communi
. cations there are organized hunt
ing parties of the members of
hunt clubs and others, who beat
the wooden country In search of
reds the same as for deer and
wild boar. - -
Should Take Prisoners.
General Pilsudskl has Issued an
appeal to the peasants to aid the
i army and urge tthe peasants to
' make prisoners in all cases and
tnrn them over to the soldiers.
The military authorities declare
that since the Polish offensive be
gan more than 50,000 prisoners
have been taken. ; -
Salmon Closed Season
nY6 be Rigidly' Enforced
ASTORIA, Or., Aug. 24.The
state law forbidding the sale on
the Oregon side of the Columbia
river of salmon caught in the Pa
cific ocean during the fall closed
season which begins at noon to-
, morrow. Is to be enforced strictly.
J Such was the statement of Carl D
Shoemaker of the state fisheries
department who arrived today to
remain for several days to assist
the deputy wardens in enforcing
the law which la effective this
rear for the first time.
British Are Helping
CHICAGO, Aug. 24. Charges
that $87,500 appropriated by the
uritish parliament for entertain
.ment purposes at the British em
sy in Washington had "found
. ,f way Into the democratic na
Clonal committee, were made to-
by Congressman F. A. Britten.
frot of this assertion -will" be
, yiht before the senate eam
F,2': Investigation committee
.Jay, he said. t
HELD BY SALEM LADS
AfiENT FOR WHITNEY CHORUS
Swimming;, Story-Telling;. Ctmn
Are Pastime Picnic: Planned
" for "Vlltor Tomorrow
The Y. M. C. A. was the scene
of a regular ".hall-good-fellow-weil-met"
jazz miter when about
200 local boys between the ages
of 10 and IX years gathered Mon.
day night for swimming, story
telling and games. I
J. H. Price of Seattle, advance
agent for the Whitney) Hoys chor
us which will appear1 in concert
here tonight wa. the originator
tf the idea and had complete
charge of the affair. Mr. Price
came Into town Monday afternoon
and. rinding that he must remain
over for a few days, decided to
make good use of hi time by en
tertaining the boys of. Salem with
a rousing big rally on six hours'
notice. ; He was assisted by sev
eral of the Hoy Scouts and some of
the older "V" boys.
The affair really became a "travel-on
party, minus the refresh
ments. The older boys played
basketball upstairs, while the lit
tle fellows had their swim, and
Mr, Price told stories to the middle-sized
Then the youngsters had their
turn at story telling while the big
ger boya enjoyed a swim." Then
the whole crowd got together and
kept the leader telling weird tales
and ghost stories till It was time
for the boya to go home.
Every boy from ! the oldest to
the youngest expressed his appro
elation of his good time and asked
that the "Y" have some more of
Before leaving they planned to
entertain the Whitney boys with
J a picnic A large number of them
signed up to bring lunch for two.
planning to meet 'the visitors at
the train and escort them to the
picnic grounds. . ,
Mr. Price Is giving his whole
time to helping boys. He knows
50 or more Salem boys by name
and has been In the city only a
day and a half. In Seattle be es
tablished a Sunday school for
newsboys starting with 30 to 40
boys and now the class has v
members. r He has two other
classes Of 150 each. It has been
said that he knows more boys in
Seattle than any one other person.
Only Man to j Carry Off
Honors Twice in Ameri
can Trap Shoot
CLEVELAND. O.. Aug. 24.
Frank. S. Wright of Buffalo,
champion of New York state, won
the American amateur singles
championship, of the Grand Amer
ican Handicap Trapshooting tour
nament today, from thirty-nine ex
pert marksmen of the United
States and Canada. At the end
or the 200 bird event he was tied
with Oscar Hansen of Nebraska.
In the 25 target shoot-off. both
nowdered the first seven targets.
On the eighth Hansen got under,
a clean miss, and on the twenti
eth, shot wide again. Wright,-is
the only man in the 21 years his
tory of the grand American to win
the singles championship twice.
The shoot was delayed by an
incident. Three negroes who were
f Uhint? onoosite the trans, were
diimned into the lake by tne nign
waves when their boat oven urn eu
ami two were drowned.
The Junior charaplonsnip ior
youths under 18 for 60 targets
from tne 16-yara line, meouoro
Beem. West Frankfort, III., won
ftr shootinr off a tie with M.
L. Bonta. Jr, Wilmington, Onio.
The contest -between tne ten
men teams from the east and west
was won by the west.
Albanians Cain Big
Victory Over Seibs
LONDON. Aug. S 4. A Reuter
dispatch from Rome quoting the
Temoo. savs that! the Albanian
command has issued the following
"The Albanians ! have gained
victory over the Serbs in the Dibra
region. The Serbs lost 2000 men
The Serbs have been driven back
to the frontier which they crossed
on July 16. ;
"Pending a communication from
Belgrade, the Tirana government
has ordered its troops to halt at
line fixed in
TERRE HAUTEi Ind., Aug. 24
A supplemental contract by
which the day and monthly men
employed in Indiana receive
substantial increase was signed to
day by the joint wag scale com
mittee of the Indiana Coal Oper
ators and miners to be In effect
from August 18. Telegrams or
dering the men to return to work
were sent to all officials and mem
bers of all local unions of district
No. 11. 1
TIMBER FALLER KILLED
ASTORIA Ore.J Aug. 24, Ed
ward Johnansen Wilfors, a tlm
her falter employed , In the Mult
nomah Lumber and Box com
pauy's logging camp In the Grays
River. Wash- district, was in
stantly killed yesrday afternoon
when his skull was crashed by
falling snag, according to word
brought here today. ,
Dodge Declares Assets Not
Worth Three Million
. Officials Estimate Liabil
ities at 7 Million
STORMY AT TIMES
Ponzi Tells of Big Loans to
Officers of Hanover
BOSTON. Aug. 24. A payment
of less than 50 cents on the dollar
to the creditors of Charles Ponzi.
It official estimates of his liabili
ties are correct, was Indicated, by
his statement of assets at the re
ceivers' hearing today.
Assets Below Estimate.
Assuring the federal receivers
that he had disclosed alt he knew,
Ponzi told of assets which Rob
ert G. Dodge, counsel for the re
ceivers declared were "not worth
anywhere near 13,000,000." The
officials estimate of his liabilities
- . a A AA AAA ' fft . ft
stands at 17.000.000. Ponzi
claimed that he was solvent and
had nearly four millions oi assets
to meet his liabilities, which he
set at 13,000.000.
Attorney Gives Services. ?
The. hearing was stormy at
times. Daniel H. Coakley, counsel
for Ponzi surrendered to the re
ceivers, to assist in meeting cred
itors' claims, checks for $25,000
each which had been given him
and to an associate counsel as re
taining fees. He said that when
he took the money he thought
Ponzi was a millionaire. He called
the receivers and their counsel to
join with him In working without
fee, but his challenge was not ac
cepted. 'If you thought this man had a
million dollars 'left, do you sup
pose anybody thinks you would
have got only 125.000?'
"Yon are a liar when yon sug
gest-anything like that, exclaim
ed Mr. Coakley, jumping to his
feet. . "
Has Outstanding Loans.
Ponzi tolL of loans of $20,000
each to Henry Chmlnieskl,
president, and William S. McNary.
treasurer of the Hanover Trust
company, which was Ponzi's prin
cipal depository and wblcn went
to the wall with his collapse.
He announced that he had
loaned $10,000 to Daniel P. Dem
ond. treasurer of the Lawrence
Trust company of Lawrence and
this was followed by Demonds
resignation later in the day.
Jap Terminal Will Not ,
be Mooed to Vancouver
TACOMA. Wash.. Aug. 24.-
The Osaka Shoshen Kalsba fleet
at Jananese steamers will not
transfer their terminal from u
rnmi in Vancouver. II. C. It was
definitely states hers today by S
Hashimoto, new manager or me
trans-Pacific line who arrived on
the steamer Manila Maru from the
orient. It had previously been re
norted that the - company, with
other Japanese shipping concerns,
were preparing to cease opera
tions in the tnltea states. ir.
Hashimoto assumes his duties
here after two years in charge of
the London.. England, office and
his statement is taken here as au-
thorltatve coming after a confer
ence with officials in Japan while
en route from London here. The
Paget Sound-New York service via
the Panama canal vould also be
continued, Mr. Hashimoto stated.
Wilson More Popular
Than Is Governor Cox
EAST LAS VEGAA N. M.. Au?.
24. President Wilson's name
brought a greater demonstration
at the Democratic state conven
tion here today than the mention
of Governor Cox and. Franklin D.
Roosevelt although the candidate
were generously cheered.
Women were admitted to mem
bership in the state central com
mittee.' FIRE THREATENS HOMES.
MINNEAPOLIS. Aug. 24. Fire
tonight threatened destruction of
the large yards and plant of the
Northland Pine Lumber company
Fears were expressed that the
tlaze would spread to a residence
section nearby. It -was estimated
the loss to the lumber company
would be more than $500,060.
MINNEAPOLIS. Minn.. Aug. 24
Fire tonight destroyed the plant
and yards of the Northland Pine
Lumber company In North Minne
apolis; with a loss estimated at
more than $500.000.. Eight mil
lion feet of lumber, five million
shingles, several warehouses and
other buildings, spread over an
area of six blocks were consumed.
Late tonight the fire was under
control. Several residences ' ad
joining were damaged.
M'NARY TO INSPECT
CRATER LAKE HOTEL
REPORT OX HKSORT MADK TO!
SECRETARY INTERIOR -
rotibility of Highway From
Klamath Fall to Ijftke to
Ito Studied on Trip
United States Senator Charles
L. McNary left last night on a
trip through southern Oregon
which will include au inspection
of the Crater I.ake hotel which
of late has been much In contro
versy. This is a government
tf.urixt nostelry. and a report of
ti Senator's findings will be
made to the secretary of the In
terior. cVnato- McNary went to Eu
gene lat night and with a dele
gation from the Eugene Cham
ber of Commerce will g today
to Crescent lake where a delega
tion from the Klamath Falls Com
mercial club will be added to the
They will go to Crater lake and
1ack to Klamath Fall, inspect
ing timber resource? relative to
a possible obtaining of federal
aid for the construction of a high
way from Klamath Falls to Cra
ter lake. ,
Gompers Declares Some
Employers Try to Fright
en Workers f
niXGHAMPTON, S. Y.. Aug.
24. Employers of labor .must
make no further attempts to
force the working people to vote
as they want them to. by fright
ening thtm by the shutting down
of factories and the reducing Of
wages, declared Samuel Gompers
at the opening of the annual con
vention cf the New York state
Federation ot Labor today. .
"Some corporate interests are
trying to scare the man of labor"
ne said. e round such con
ditions recently existing In a
number, of plants and particu
larly the woolen mills of New
England and In the Pennsylvania
railroad com nany's affairs. ,
"The shutting down is for the
obvious purpose ot repeating the
eld policy of the corporations and
big buriness to frighten the peo
ple by telling them If they vote
one way they will be kept eat 6?
IN RIFLE MATCH
Sergeant Makes Individual
Score of 289 Oat of
CAMP PERRY. Ohio. Aug. 24.
Sergeant Henry Wbltaker of
Company L. 21st United States
Infantry, today won the national
Individual rifle match with 28
out of a possible 300. The match
was shot from the 200-yard rapid
fire and the 600 and 1000-yard
slow fir ranges.
Cat.t. P. E. Ramee or the Phil
ippine Scouts, was second with
27. and E. R. One. NVvada civil
ian, third with 2K6.
Othnr winners of the gold med-
tvls were: 11. Everett. Washing
ton. D. C. 284: Sergt. Simon
Panpialen, Philippine Scouts 284;
Scrgt. If. F. Stadie. 44th Infan
cry. 23: W. A. Andrews, Ohio,
civilian, 283; MaJ. J. F. Doane.
Onited States engineers. 283:
Sergt. Glenn Williams. United
States Infantry. 283: Sergt. A. F.
Frederick. United States M. C.
183; V. K. Iodge. Kentucky civil
ian. 2Ji3. and Sergt. J. P. Lyons,
Camp Devens. R. O. T. C. ,282.
Gunnery Sergt. J. M. Thomas
V. S. M. C. won first place in the
national individual pistol tvateh
witn a score or 219 out or a poa-
sible 300 over the SO-yard slow
fire. 2-yard rapid fire and 23
yard quick fire stages.
Aero Club Commends
Name Fliers on Trip
NEW YORK. Aug. 2 4.The
contest committee of the Aero
Club of America tonlzht wired
the following message to the
fliers who today completed their
trip from New York to Nome.
"Congratulations on your won
derfully successful flight. It is
a splendid demonstration of how
the mot remote part cf the conn
try can be brought Into close
toucn witn tne , federal govern
ment. The flight is a forerunner
of mail and commercial routes.
which we hope will soon be estab
lished." IjOXG FLIGHT PLANNED
OTTAWA. Aug. 24. A trans
Canada flight from Halifax to
Vancouver, half way by seaplane
and the other half by airplane. Is
contemplated by the Canadian air
board, the latter part of next
month, according to a atatement
tonight by Hugh Guthrie, chair
man of the board.
It Is proposed to make stops at
Sanlt Ste Marie. Winnipeg. Cal
gary and other places.
PERCENTAGE OF AUTO
PERSON KILLED EVERY
Sugxeu Xatk-wklr Traffic Or
dinanct Unrrriif Kftred or
SAN FRANCISCO. Aug. 24.
The percentage or automobile
traffic accidents throughout the
country la on the increase except
where "safety first" campaigns
have been inaugurated. David
Van Srhaak, president of the Na
tional Safety council told the Na
tional Traffic Officers association
One person is killed every
minutes from this cause, he said,
while In New York City the au
tomobile, death rate is 1 00 a
A traffic ordinance limiting the
speed of motor vehicles to Hi
miles an hour in the bssiness sec
tions of cities. 15 miles in the
resldental districts and 20 miles
In outlying portions was recom
mended for nation-wide adoption
by Frederick P. Vose of the Chi
cago Association ot Commerce.
WILL BE ISSUED
Certification of Ratifica
tion by Tennessee Mailed
' to Colby
WASHINGTON. Aug. 24. Is
suance of a proclamation by the
slate .lepartment formally an
nouncing ' ratification by three
tourths of the states of the suf
frage amendment Is expected by
suffrage leaders within 24 hours.
Their prediction was based on
Secretary Colby's recent an
nouncement .that he was prepared
to issue the proclamation as soon
ar. he received the of fir's 1 notifi
cation from Governor Roberts of
Tennessee, which, disnatehes from
Naahvilla said, was placed In tho
NASHVILLE. Tenh.. Aug. 21.
Certification ot Tennessee's sali
fication .or the federal suftrag
amendment was en route by mail
tonight to Washington. On Its
receipt there by Secretary of State
Colby late tomorrow or Thursdav
si f frags advocates etpect Issu
ance of the formal proclamation
msking the amendment a part of
the organic law of the land and
placing 22,000.000 American wo
men on an. equality with .men at
the ballot box. ; '
Governor Roberts placed . the
certification in the mall today
after receiving from State Attor-
tey General Thompson &n opinion
mat a writ of certiorari and su
persedeas.' Issued last night by
Chief Justice Landsen of the Ten
nessee supreme court, in effect
s.t acids an order temporarily re
straining the governor from tak
ing such action. The injunction
was obtained Saturday by citi
rens. Next Olympic Meet
Will be in Brazil
ANTWERP. Aug.. 24. -At a
meeting today of the International
Olympic committee, it was decided
mat the intermediate Olvmnic
rame or I9ZZ should be held In
Brazil. They are to be known as
the South American Olympic
The next meeting of the com
mittee will be held In Geneva la
June. 1921. when applications for
the holding of the 124 Olympic
garws win be received. Applies
tions already have been received
from Atlantic City. Chicago. Pas
adena. Calif., Rome, and Chris
Atlantic Boats May
Raise Freight Rates
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24.
Steamboat lines operating on the
Atlantic coast. Great Lakes and
Gulf of Mexico were authorised to
night by the shipping board to in
crease freight rates from twenty
percent to forty percent and pas
senger charges from 20 percent
to 33 1-3 per cent over existing
levels on all water traffic.
The board a decision followed a
hearing here last week on the ap
plication of the water carriers to
put into effect rates correspond
ing to the joint rail and water ad
vances recently authorized by the
Interstate Commerce Commission.
REDS START TO RALLY.
LONDON. Aug. 25. A dispatch
t the Exchange Telegraph com
pany -from Berlin says the news
papers there published a report
that the Russian northern arnry
has commenced a counter often
slve which appears to have partly
The dispatch adds that the
Poles have beed forced back In
the "corridor" between Mlawa
and Chozek. while in the neigh
borhood 'of Neidenburg a de
clslve battle Is tn progress.
VIOLATE FIRE ORDINANCE
PORTLAND. Or.. Auc. 24.
Warrsnta for the arret ot six
lodging and apartment house man
agers were iwued today at the in
stance of Fire Marshal Edward
Grenfell. The marshal alleges
that all violated existing fire or
Lyster 1L Dewey, of Feder
al Department of Agri
culture, Says Quality
Produced is in First Rank
LINEN Mia URGED
TO BOOST INDUSTRY
Washington Man Will be
Guest of Rotary Club at
Noon Luncheon Today
Salem should, have a linen man
uiacturins plant to gel the best
results from its flax Industry,
and iOOO or 6000 acres, instead
ot 500 or 600 should be devoted
to flax growing in Marion county.
So says Lyrter H. Dewey, bot
anist in charge of fibre Investi
gation for the United States de
partment of agriculture, who is
now In Salem and who Inspected
the flax plant at Turner yester
day and visited the several fields
where that commodity is being
produced this year.
Mr. Dewey is connected with a
government department that
teaches its employes to speak In
conservative terms. Mr. Dewey
speaks conservatively about flax
growing in . Marlon county lie
says that in some respects flax
frown here is superior to that
grown anywhere else In the
United States and that, compared
with other places, the prettiest
and cleanest flax Is grown here.
There la a golden tonch In the
color that he likes and which he
says is Indicative of superior
quality. The fibre he pronounces
of excellent quality.
There Is a big opportunity for
Salem in flax production. Mr.
Dewey asserts. That Is why he
urges the linen mill and the de
votion of a greater acreage to flax
production. VVhUa the Washing
ton expert believes a good quality
of flax could be grww on !ocl
soil every year, he advises against
this and suggests that be.ier ie-
sults would be obtained by plant
ing a fi?ld to flax every fourth
vear. and using other crops in the
Intervening years. The Inter
vening crops would pat a quality
Into the soil. ' he explains, that
would be beneficial to the flax.
He scouts the theory of some un
knowing persons that flax Is det
rimental to the soil, and every
grower he visited yesterday was
told by Mr. Dewey to have no
fear ot injury to the gTound by
ItiM.n Plant Goal Today.
The opportunity in flax pro
duction in this section Is en
hanced, in the opinion of Mr.
Dewey, by conditions abroad.
Russia. ie thinks, will require 25
years to get back to the flax-
growing standard that obtained
In that country before the war.
Mr. Dewey is hopeful that a
rantlons regulation in the dis
tribution of flax seed may be es
tablished. At the present time
flax in this country, he said yes
terday, is entirely free from dis
ease, but flax disease, once In the
soil. Is hard to eradicate. He
telieves that regulation and cloe
Listtectioii would Insure a perma
nent freedom from Infection.
Today Mr. Dewev will inspect
the flax plant at the state peni
tentiary. At noon he is to be a
guest of the Rotary club at the
Marion hotel luncheon. This af
ternoon or tomorrow he will go
DIXONLEAlK IN RACE.
HELENA. Mont.. Aug. 23
the face ot return from yester
day's primary election, gathered
from 111 precincts from 23 coun
ties in various sections of Mon
tana, former United States Sena
tor Joseph M. Dixon was leading
Harry L. Wilson of Billings, his
nearest opponent for the Republi
can nomination lor governor, by
more than 800 votes.
The vote stood: Dixon. 2784:
Wilson. 1912: Ford. 1289; Hlg-
gins. 193; Clinton. 1S5; Slayton.
SILVERTON. Or.. Aug. 23.
(Special to Tbe Statesman.) Mr.
and Mrs. Thomas Strand and fam
ily of Henning. Minn., have come
In Sllverton with the expectation
of makinpr it their futrue home
For the preient they are living
In an apartment at the C. M. Wray
t evidence. Mr. Strand reports
that upon his recommendation of
this country five mere fmilie
from his section of Minnesota will
move to Oregon.
REPORTS KXCOUI. Gl NG.
PORTLAND. Aug. 24. Re
ports todar cn th Oregon fire
Muation continued encouractag
The Mae which had threatened
tre Hull Run watershed in Clack-
amis couity, was said to be prac
tlcally extinguished. In the San
tlam reserve district and that
around Med ford fires were said
to be greatly lessened.
MRS. PINCHARD AYERS
Relieves Rat I r lea t Urn of Amend
meat Mean' Defeat of People
of Nation .
MONTGOMERY. Ala.. Ang. 24.
Charging that votes were offer
ed for sale in connection with
Tennessee's ratification of the fed
eral suffrage amendment. Mrs.
James S. Pinchard. prenident of
the Southern Women's Rejection
league, in a statement hre to
night declared tbe recent action
by the Tennesaeo legislature
"would make a black pape In tbe
history or politics of that state.
"We were beaten, not by the
will of the people but by forces
which ran rough shod over- the
people, asserted Mrs. Pinchard.
"The ratification of this amend
ment means tbe defeat of tbe peo
ple ot the nation by methods of
corruption too disgraceful to be
chronicled here, put over by wo
men who assumed to enter poli
tics for the purpose ot purifying
"I had personal knowledge that
votes were offered for sale. I was
told of two men said to have been
bought with money .to the other
side, who would for a little more
money leave Nashville on a night
train and not be present to' vote
the next morning.
Promises to Prove State
ments in Address at
DAYTON. O- Ang. 24 A pro
mise to prove la bis address at
Pittsburg next Thursday, his
charges that the Republicans were
gathering a $13,000,000 campaign
fund was made by Governor Cox,
prior to his departure tonight on
a speaking tour in Indiana.
Governor Cox also sent a tele
gram to Senator Kenyon. chair
man ot tbe senate campaign Inves
tigating committee, assuring him
of assistance in bringing ent the
"In addition to my statement in
Pittsburg. said Governor Cox's
message. In response to one from
Senator Kenyon. requesting Infor
mation. I will send to yoar com
mittee- such leads for inforrnauon
as I rtossess. -It will be my par-
pose to assist you ia every posslole
way. ".. -
The governor tsld friends that
he stands ready to appear be ft) re
the committee if It should desire
personal testimony but doubted If
It would be necessary.
. I don't need a subpoena." he
said, "if they want me, IH go.
One in Custody and Anoth
er Hiding in Nearby
SPOKANE. Wash.. Aug. 24,
With one man who gave hia name
as John Casper. In custody, and
another hiding in a wheat field
cn a farm a few miles east of
Pine City, Wash., with prospects
that he would be captured by a
posse of officers and cltitens.
residents of the Palouse country
of southeastern Washington to-
right believed they had accounted
for two men suspected of having
attempted bank robberies at
Rockford. Waverly and Pine City,
as wen a a naraware store at
Plaza, All tbe towns are wlQia
a rew miles or each other.
The two men were reported to
fcsve been found in the Pine City
State bank by Cashier Henry
Smith, when- he went to open the
institution for business. Through
his dllatorinesa In opening the
sfe. tbe pair became alarmed and
left hastily, to be followed to a
wheat flld by a hurriedly formed
Although the alleged bandita
were armed, one of them, said
to be Casper, surrendered when
shots were fired at him. The
other kept on Into the grala and
Rash of Wool Shipments
Over for This Season
PORTLAND. Ore.. Aur. 24.
The ruh of wool shipments Is
over, dealers here said today
tvery grower who Intended to
consign his clip aboard the cars
ahead of the freight advsnce and
now quietness has settled down on
the market. It is estimated that
about nine million pounds ot Ore
gon. Washington and Idaho wools
have come to Portland warehoases
on consignment and about five
million pounds were sent east.
About one million pounds, accord
ing to dealers figures, remain
stored in the Interior. Bend has
the largest quantity, some 300,000
pounds. Condon has about 200,
000 pounds and there is some
wool held st Heppner sad Baker.
The Klamath wools are cleaned
up also those of Lake IVew and
Pilot Rock. The Wallowa . wools
were quite generally moved. Ot
the 1920 Oregon dip not much
over two million pounds were sold
Delegation Presents Re
gard and Pledges. Su
port to HartHni in Sac
cession of Stunts : 1
CHARLES E. HUGHES
MAKES BRIEF. TALK
Senator Says Change of Bill
. NeeaV-Elininitfi One ,
' Lead Actmties
MARION. O- Ang. 24. A
group ot theatrical folk brought a
touch of Broadway to Seaator
Hardfng'a front porch today and
la a day filled with 'ass pledged
their sspport to the Republican
nominee. ' ' '
Actors Pledge Rapport.
About 20 actors and , actresses
were In the delegation and they
presented their regards to Marlon
and the HardJngs In a succession
ot characteristic fetes. In a short
Croat porch speech, the senator ex
pressed his appreciation and sug
gested that in the drama ot Amer
ican. politics the country wanted a
change of bill to do away with
"one lead activities" and te let
every citlxen plsy his fair part. '
Heches Make Speech.
Charles Evans Hashes was an
other guest at the Harding horse
and he made a brief talk at the
front porch session, predicting
Senator' Harding's election. In a
conference of several hours witli
the nominee and Colonel George
Harvey ot New York, Mr. Hughes
talked over many aspects ot tfcs
campaign. He declined afterward
to make any statement.
Brtag J ax Orrbrstra,
The theatrical delegation came
here under the auspices cf the
Harding and Coolldge theatrical
league. They brought their own
Jaxs .orchestra and a band ot a
hundred pieces besides, and began
thett day- with av parade, through
the.downtowa section. Shortly be
fore noon they arrived at the
Harding Corns' and were cheered
along to the front porch through
the biggest crowd that had gath
ered on the lawn since noUHcatioa
day.- - -
Al Johasosi IVesidee. . .
Al Johnson, president, of the
Theatrical league, did the honors
-permanent chairman. He
sang a Harding campaign song, in.
trod need nine or ten others who
put on character atuats, and thta
turning to the nominee, said:
"And now Mr. President-to-be,
what have - you to say for your
Asks High Standard.
Senator Harding's reply was de-
voted to a serious discussion ot
tbe influence of the stage. He
pleaded for a high standard for
the American theatre and In addi
tion to suggesting the elimination
ot one lead politics, be declared
against the tendency to forget
American eltlxensalp and to losg
to become - to "cillxens of the
Mast Man of Cowrace.
Mr. Hughes said the American
people did not want for president
a'trtckster or a shrewd politi
cian nor one who would be Iso
lated from the currents of popu
lar thought, bnt a man of cour.
age. possessed of sound common
sense and who has an appreciation
ot American Institutions.
"There Is . no hope . for the
world." said Mr. Hughes, "nnless
American can protect and main
tain her own lastim tions. The
world cannot survive unless Amer
Stars Give Clever Program.
Tbe entertainment protract
kept the crowd cheering and the
nominee bowing for an hour.
There were stunts or speeches by
Henry Dixey. Blanche lag. Leo
Cartllo. Zen a Keefe. Esgene
O'Brien. Helena II oyer. Texas Cai
naa. Lew Cody and Margaret Na
mar a. with many Impromptu cap
ers by Al Johnson and others.
Afterward tbe entire party en
joyed a chicken dinner aad lawn
party at ths tana of Dr. C E.
Sawyer, near Marios,
FISHERMAN IS SHOT.
COUER D'ALENE. Idaho, A nr.
24- William Sutton, a fisherman,
was shot aad fatally injured near
Chatcholet, Idaho, today by Cap
tain Ell Laird, commander ot a
tugboat on tbe St. Joe river, fol
lowing a struggle daring which
Sattoa. according to the stories ot
the captain and crew of the boat,
attempted to board the vessel
amid thtreats against Captain
Sutton, against whoa charges
bt Illicit llqsor selling are said to
have been made by Captain Laird,
which caused the trouble today,
died la a hospital at Harrison.
Laird surrendered to the sheriff
at St, Maries.
GIBSON L IX PARIS.
PARIS. Aug. 24. Haga C lb
son. United States minister to Po
land, arrived last night from tt
United States en route to Warsaw,