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dell of Wyoming. republican lead-8 Jack of prudence '..or foresight may
Dr c, 31. The
iai problems and
r;t expenses were
n-nce with the
rsr and 'of fie
! reserve board.
rn 'was shown
t the curtailment
ion of congress,
r that subject la
er of the house and representative
Antbr-ny of Kansas chairman of
the house sub-comzpittee which
frames army appropriation meas
ures. v- ' .i ;
- Recently he" had 4 similar con
ference with Representative Jvcilly
of Michigan, chairman of the Ap
propriations sub-conttniltee on na
val expenditures. j
W,H. G. Harding!, governor of
the. reserve loard. Kdniund Piatt,
the vice-governor.' and several of
ficials of the Cleveland reserve
bank talked about general finan
cial conditions with fhe president
elect" and gave him f their advice
oa a governmental policy during
the next few months. 1 Farmers
relief is understood io have been
one of the specific problems dis
cussed, with the4 iHiard officials
advising against special govern?
ment protection tf or n2ny particular
group. .- ' ' ' . j , . j-, y-
: Mr. Mondell (old the ;president
eleet that the government's great
est saving during th( present ses
sion could be accomplished j by
holding down the arjny and navy
budgets and predicted that by a
careful economy annual appropri
ations for -all departments could
be held to approximately two bil
lion .dollars. He fecom mended
against any reductiini in arma
ment until there had been an in
ternational disarmament agree
raent, but said "millions could le
saved in military aid naval ex
penditures without sfrioosly crip
pling their efficiency!
Legislation fixingfthe enlisted
strength of the arm at ISO. 000
or 175.000 in place k the present
authorized strength of 280.000
was suggested by Representative
Anthony. He detailed various
other economies iu iiise of army
funds1., ... - . f : i.
"Senator Harding ery earnest
ly urged the importance of keep
ing appropriations down to the
lowest posisble figure." said Sir.
Anthony after the conference.
"He indicated the wish that ap
propriations for the army be kept
down in every poseibje way, al
ways keeping in mlnjl, however,
that it, would not do tj Impair the
strength, of the organization."
A note of optimism in regard to
financial conditions was sounded
by Governor " Hardlnfc with the
president-elect, to hom he re
ported that the situation had
passed Its mosi tryingf stage.
"The conservative! influences
which have been In operation dnrj
ing the year, said tjfre governor
In a statement, "have prevented a
larger measure of 4istrC8S than
nan actually occyrtid.' Business
generally la beginning to adjust
Itself to, nev levels ami is getting
ready - to proceed on a sounder
and saner basis. I I
So far as the federal reserve
sytem Is concerned!, it must
necessarily deal, with t.e situation
as a whole. 'It cannot be expected
to protect Individuals-, who from
have become hopelessly involved,
but by maintaining its,, reserve
strength. It is amply better to
maintain general conditions of
solvency throughout the country.
New Year's eve was "spent by
the president-elect at home, -where
he and Mrs. Harding utertained
a number of personal friends. To
morrbw he has only a few callers
on list but plans to spend most
of the day at work in his office.
Lucile Saunders Off for
South American Travels
MONEY READY ;
State Treasurer Adds Large
Amount to That Available
to Borrowers :
For a two years' cruise cf Sonth
America, on which she expects to
visit practically every country in
the southern ..continent. Miss
Lucile Saunders, Portland news
paper woman, will leave Portland
Monday for San Francisco, whence
she will sail on an Admiral liner
for Guatemala, her first stop.
Miss Saunders will retafn her
connection with the Oregonian.
on whose staff she has been em
ployed for a year and a half.
Previously she was. employed on
the Statesman, the Bend Bullet
in and on Coos Bay and Eugene
paper. She spent one year at
the University of Oregon.
'The visit to South America has
Slate Treasurer O. P. Hoff yes
terday made available $73,000 for
loans to farmers of Oregon at 6
per cent by substituting for com
mon school fund money invested
in school district bonds other
money from the accident fund.
Up to a short time ago the fed
eral farm bureau was loaning to
farmers at, 3 per cent. At the
same tiniei the state common
school funq was available to the
farmers at 6 per tent, but the
farmers would not 'borrow 6 per
cent money when they could get
it at 3 per cent with the result
that many applications beg-jn .to
conie in for '6 per cent common
school fund money. To take care
of these applications the treasur
er iyesterday announced that no
has! transferred to the common
school fund; $75,000 tliat has ac
crued to the credit of the Indus-
been a lifelong ambition of Miss I trial accident fund, thereby re-
Saunders. and to this end. she has
been devoting her energies for
several years; acquiring an inti
mate knowledge of Spanish and
learning the geography and char
acter of the country. During her
trip she will write numerous ar
ticles lor newspapers, magazines
and trade publications.
After a stop at Guatemala. Miss
Saunders will sail for Bolivia. She
has made a complete itinerary of
her trip, designed to include prac
tically every state.
I leasing that amount for loans to
This makes a total of $250,000
in the common school fund avail
able, for loans. -. '
HEXKY MIOEMAKKi: ILL
Henry Shoemaker, one of the
best known of the older residents
of Salem. is reported to be very
is now. suing hii wife for divorce
and his counsel obtained an or
der for the production, of the at
ffdavit in connection with these
proceedings. . . &.;,'
General Harris contended that
President Wilson in the order
promulgating the selective serv.ee
act promised that certain infor
mation in connection with the
questionnaires would nevef be
maoe public and that among this
information was the physical ccn
ditionof the men examined," mat
ters relating to dependents or af
fidavits that mlghbe riled.
Debt on Increase
BERLIN'.,. Dec. 31. Germany
niters the new year, with a na
tional debt which will, far exceed
200.000,000.000 marks by April
1, next. This sum does net in
clude amounts she is called on to
seriously ill at his home on South j Qwl tQ he inadequaCv of
Frenc avturbed and Sin
nation Centered Veryf
Grave : '
i i .PAR ts." Dec. 31. 4 The InteH
allied military com mision of whi
Marshal Foch is chairman, hai
detailed report8 Qa tDe secret
manufacture of aerial materials.
most, if not1 a" of which is stifl
hidden' in Germany. This man-
racturei'. it is said, has assumed
such proportions that the situ:
uon is consiue"eu grave. - it
It is- known that the. report pr
?ented by .Marshal Foch goes infi
?ill phases of disarmament. Tpt
ie-i or the document win nor w
pay her own subjects in private made public until the allies hat
Had time to consider !it.
France probably will soon aslf
for a meeting -ot the allied pit'
miers to consider thd question qf
what action should be taken to
enforce the disarmament of Gefv
many. It is said in official cir
cles that this question now is def
initely before the powers
Marshal Foch discussed wita
Premier Leygne today his report
on Germany's progress toward
disarmament, in which he eave
information on Germany's failure
to disarm and dissolve the variqu
civic guard organizations. Mar
shal Foch reported that Germany
had been making aeronautical ma
terial and exporting itj contrary to
the treaty's prohibition. The re
port gives the Information! with
claims. They will aad. another
hundred L-illion to the above to
tal. The government admits a
railway, postal and telegraph de
ficit of 20. 006, 000. 000 marks. It
i. threatened with a huge in
crease in the public payroll. Its
domestic budgets generally have
vacillated so freely , in the course
of presentation to Ithe reichstag
that they no longer offer a tan
gible basis, but merelj analytical
Her "paoer deluge" at the be
ginning of the year, is generally
suspected of being well in excess
of eighty billions. . Germany is
paying out, billions monthly for
iood purchases-abroad and these
! will continue well tnto the new
LADD & BUSH BANKERS
y. Established 1868 '
i - General Banking Businen -
;'--V'-"--''V',:' v -:,.'!-V'-.v
.ico jJotot from 10 a. m. to 3 p. m.
SAYS IT FlltST A.D SAYS IT
Carrie G. Harre. 319 Nicholson
St., Norfolk. Va.. writes: "111 tell
anybody that Foley's Honey and
Tar is all right. It did me all the
gecd. I said it first and I'll say It
last." Thousands of bottles of this
reliable remedy were bought last
week by careful mothers so as to
be prepared to check coughs, cedds
and croup at the beginning;- It
acts almost instantly, cuts phlegm.
soothes raw, irritated membranes,'
steps tickling in throat. Sold
Have Big Sum in Receipts
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Receipts of the state board of
engineering examiners from July
I. 1 919. when the board began
to function, to. December 1, 1920,
amounted to $18, CGI, according
to the! report filed with Governor
Olcotti. Expenditures, for the pe
ll riod were $3134.82. N'o licenses
have been revoked by the board.
Its juiiJcy has been one of. edu
cation!, which, it is claimed, has
rsulttd in much benefit to mem
bers of the engineering , profession?.!
Insurance Company Quits,
'Fails to Meet Statutes
NEW POLICE CHIEF .
i TAKES HIS OFFICE
: (Contin-ued from page 1) :
The Wichita , Great ..'Western
Underwriters, of Wichita Falls.
Tex., which early in the year was
authorized to transact business in
Oregon has been found not quali
fied; under the Oregon jlaw, am'
it is aid the concern also will
We close all day
New Years Day
JRDSON FARM TRACTORS
f ailley Motor Co.
r-robably-he debarred from come
ether states as well.- The finan
cial affairs of the concern, how
ever, are said to be in such con
dition that the state Insurance de
partment believe policy holders
will be fully protected,' t ;
Soon after the company's rep
tesentatives began to operate in
Oregon, according to A. C- Bar
ber. stater intufanee commission
er, so many inquiries reached the
department that it decided to
make an examination of the con
cern as soon as possible. '
VIn an examination completed
December IS. Actuary Paul L.
Woolston of Denver represented
the insurance departments of
Oreeon. Washington. Colorado
ond Texas. Since' the report Was
completed attorneys of the com
pany have notified the insnrance
commissioners of Oregon and
trom these states and cease the
transaction ct business with the
end of the year. '
Banks Reorganize and
Charters A re Issued
; A charter has been ' issued by
the state superintendent of banks
to , the Grants Pass & . Josephine
bank, of Grant Pass.' which is a
consolidation ot the Grants Pasi
Uankins company and the Jose
phtne Cohnty bank. The capitaii
iition i ,7o,000. .1. A. Robie U
president. C.-IPj, Jester, vice preii-
of Oakland, have made their de
pository a state banfranttebanged
to the name K.. C. Yonngicom
piany bank. Formerly it was- tu
private institution A charter
was issued yesterday by the state
superintendent. The capitaliza
tion is $50,000. George J. Stearns"
is president, i T.' B. Garrison is
cashier, and E. G. i Young Jr., Is
assistant cashier. :
the last harvest. Wheat thus oul oraw,n8 any conclusions.
l ought is paid for in foreign ex-j
The labyrinth of indebtedness
and billion-mark expenditures 13
In a chaotic state with revenues
which are to a large extent on
?aper or are arbitrarily' estimat
d. The gbvernnienc's financial
policies thus far have bee-i
wholly Inadequate to cope with
the confusion prevailing in the
nation's exchequer. Only one of
the measures in its expensive
system of taxation is operative,
and the fate of the emergency.
sacrifice levy, which is tanta
mount to confiscation of capital
and private fortunes, also 1st in
abeyance. The. poverrtinent's 'del
egates to the recent Brussels con
ference returned in' a happy
'frame of mind.
Iiniuf'ii., j. i jesier,
dent: Sam HI ltaker, cat
A. K. Cass assistant cash
j K. C,: Young & Co..
Has a Busy Month
. PORTLAND, Dec. 31. Twelve
cases of death were investigated
j-by the county coroner's office
curing December, .according to
announcement today,: Six of the
death proved to be from natural
causes. The . k'.x cases, in which
a verdict was rendered -were one
drowning, twd automobile acci
dents, one murder, two suicides
Your ; Farm
Eiiildings with the
r rbanks Morse
n 1 rWrrrriro.
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cc & Son
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Vision Is the open door
way through which We
view the finer and nobler
things of life. .
It is also the most useful
sense in every-day life.
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Make a list of the ways in
which trision contributes
to jour daily comfort and
happiness and you will
realize the- Importance of
taking care of this "gift
Consult us for your vision
ineeds. Wo are fully
equipped , to render yds
.MORRIS & KEENE
202-211 Bank of Com-
Endorse Four Legislative
Measures Pertaining to -Educational
PORTLAND. Or.. Dec. 31
The Oregon State, Teachers asso
ciation at its closing session today
adapted rosolutions endorsing
four, measures of legislation. The
measures were: The county unit
plan calling for ; a division of
schools Into thre classes: In
crease of salary of the state school'
superintendent to that received
by the state treasurer: increase
of the salaries of county superin
tendents, basing the pay on the
importance of the position filled
and the placing of teaching on a
nigner professional lane. i
The measure for increase In,
the requirements for iteachers
certificates calls for one year of
professional training in. addition
to the regular four yeari of high
school.; for all those appving for
rtertlfieatea after SentemliSr 1
t1 :!' i -.'
The bill also carries provisions
making it necessary for t he appli
cant to: have two years' profea
sional training after: 1923.
Search for Owners
of Diamonds Futile
CHICAGO. Dec. 21. Efforts of
the police department, to find an
owner for $190,000 worth of dia
monds after a search of 24 hours
tonight proved futile. Thedia
monds came into the possession of
the police last .flight when John
Wl. 'Worthington was arrested, aft
er displaying $15,000 worth of
fine cut stones to a prospective
buyer whp became suspicious and
called the police.
Worthington refuses to inform
the police where he got the dia
monds. Police believe Worthing
ton is acting as a "fence" for a
"ring" of Canadian, jewel thieves.
A nation wide search was made
for Worthington two years ago
and, ended with his arrest in Van
couver,'!. C, according to the po
lice, , when Canadian police re-,
turned him. to Chicago to answer
charges of stealing liberty bonds.
Until his arrest. ; Worthington
had been at liberty under a" $15,-
000 government bond ' and an
$8000 stat bond, pending cases
In those courts.
pians to do away with jockeying
ror places at taxicab stands.
Of much importance ie the rec
ommendation that a police rotat
ing runo: be created.. (This wouid
accrue from fines'.; which ; would
go into this fund instead of into
the general fund as.ati present. If
this is adopted the chief believes
the council will have no difficulty
in financing Ids program. i
Uity Officers to be Kkttel i
Other important business i to
come before the city, council Mon
day night will be the election of
the several city officers. These
are city attorney, street commis
sioner, sanitary . Inspector and
health officer. The advice of
business men in most j cases Is
that present officers be retained.
It is said that B. W. Nlacy, city
attorney, has a good chance for
rc-electiort though sonie atrong
optpwition has been mentioned.
Walt?r S.Ixw. incumbent, ap
pearslto have the insldej track for
street commissioner. Mr. Ha
zlewood, now employed; by the
state, and J. T. Welsh, retiring
chief of police, "have been men
tioned as candidates. ' Dr. It. E.
Pomeroy, present city health Of
ficer, and J. N. Skaffe. jhealth of
ficer, are apparently without op
position. ' : . l
Hca permit the prayers from the
mass 'pro infirmls reciting the
same in the similar number 'pro
rayers are to
be recited until
communities are! also asked to" re
double their prayers' that almighty
God will restore his. eminence
speedily, if so be -His holy will,
to strength and good health. '
(Signed) '0. H. Corrigan,
Bishop of Mocra. !
Dr. CharlesvO'Donovan. the car
dinal's physician, announced that
the prelate had two fainting spells
AMEIUt'A.VS WIS AT TEXX1S
AUCKLAND, X. Z., Dec. 30.
American tepnis flayers today
won the Dav.'s cup, the classic
championship trophy of the lawn
tennis world, w hen William T..
Tilden fl and William. M. Johns
ton defeated Norman EI Brookes
d Gerald L. Patterson of the
Australian teaui.4-6, 6-4, 6-0 and
1 Brookes began the doubles
Hatch by serving., and each server
on his game up to "three all."
Australia, then won the following
io games., but lost the .ninth
game on Brookes service without
xring a point. In the next game
hwever. Brookes, and Patterson
won on Tilden's service, thus Win
ning the first set. . . ".' 7
a ktatj ..
no j cos '
itbuania and Pt-;
d here today in
the ? Lithnanian ,
3pt of cable me-
ternment at Kov
4e" progress " of
ittions at Warsaw
imd other ques-
ha 7 laton saiu iui jt. ,
Poind kapression tbat .
uSanKis3t accept the Lith.,
Utft - 1 X.tthicb have been
leafue W ratio.. would at- i:
tertpt to rriiB tubuanian terri
f Vccapied by General ;
Wife Has Presentiment
of Tragedy at Home
r- - : ' "
, 'SEATTLE. Wash., Dec. 31.
P?esentiment that something was
wrpng at home led Mrs. Josephine
Nerins to return- eaiiv from- a
shopping trip today to find the.
atd bodies of her husband, Fted
Kevins. 41, a barber, and her 9-year-old
daughter,. Dorothy, lying
.side: by side in the. basement.
-Mrs. Xevins found a note on
tha kitchen table ."Don't go. into
ths basement. Call the police
Fred." . ' , - - . ( -, . -.
- l)eputy Coroner H. E McDon
ald, who examined the bodies said
that; Xevins had killed the child
Lwita an axe and then !, himself
1 0DAY 0!LY
1 la "f " . -;
I I 4BARITONE
f h latest Song
I THEATRE ; -J
with a ratzor.
Mrs. Xevins said
had frequently threatened to end
his life and had said ?he wonld
take the little girl with him.
f on New Sex Problem
Major General Given
10 Days For Contempt
WASHIXGTONY Dec. ' 31. A
contempt) sentence of 10 days In
jail was jlnnioFed on Major Gen
eral Peter C. Harris, adjutant of
the army), by Justice Siddons of
the district tyiprewe cburt for hia
refusal t0 produce certain records
in connection - with th selective
service act. which were sought in
Ohio divorce proceedings. f
An appeal front the rule of the
court that such records should be
produced v,-a noted by" counsel
for General Harris and the con
tempt sentence automatically was
suspended pending distfosition of
Ihe appeal. General Harris .said
he had This "field eulpmenqt"
ready a,nd was prepared to servo
out the sentence if necessary, but
added that he did not expect to
hav to g to Jail.
Justice is id dons in entering the
order' adjudging the general in
contempt, directed that should he
decide toj produce th-v records
sought before the expiration of
h in dv he; was I o be released.
The "war department, however. Is
mak tost of the status of
draft records.". - ,i'J
The rettord which Justice Sid
don ordefrd the general1 to pro
dnm waal an affidavit tiiarte by
Mrs. Harry II. Walsh in behalf of
er hubnnd. Henry AV. Walsh,
beforo Walsh's local bord. WiVjJi
CHICAGO. Dec. 31. Sessions
of affiliate societies of the -American
association for the Ad
vance of Science will bo held next
year at Toronto and the following
ear at Boston, it was announced
-at the concluding meetings today.
Experimental evolution and the
determination of sex in advance
of birth were topics before the
naturalists section and develop
ment or foreign resources was
urged . through aft American
board 0f trained geographers be
fore the geographers Section.
Oscar Riddle of Carnegie insti
tute, Pittsburgh. Pa.,, told or his
experimentswith pigeons In de
veloping the physiological process
of the birds. He found, he said,
that the males responded at; much
greater speed - than the -females
and by subjecting birds to oxy
gen pressure, male mons-ters were
developed which, although ,th"?y
eventually died, outlived the fe
male birds. If this process can
he developed, he declared, it may
be possible to induce artificial de
velopment by which stx can be
determined in advance.
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Portland Exports '
i i , . Gain 20 Per Cent
is Seriously III
BALTIMORE. Md.. Dec 31.
An unofficial bulletin given out
tonight by Bishop-O. E.'; Corrigan.
revealed that the last sacraments
of the church had been 'adminis
tered to Cardinal Gibbons, who is
seriously ill at the home !of Robert!
T. Shrivpr. Union Mills. ;Md. V
The bulletin of Bishop Corrigan
"The condition of his lemuience
today has been less favorable than
at any time during his illness.
He has received the, last sacra
ments and the reverend pastors
are requested to urge their people
to offer prayer, for-his eminences
speedy recovery or happy death.
All pastors will please have the
litany of the blessed virg'n Mary
recited after each mass until fur
ther orders for that intention.
All thejyiests of the diocese will
add in every maas. when the rub-
Speedy Trials for fJ
SAX FRANCISCO. Dec. 31.
Edward (Knockout) r Kruvoskv.
secant! of the three gengslerg to
be convicted of criminal assault
on testimony of Miss Jessie Mont
gomery and " Miss Jean Stanley,
today was sentenced to from, one
to .30 y?ars in San Quc-ntin state
penitentiary. The maximum will
be recommended-, the court' stated.
James Carey, third? man to be
convicted, wilt be up for sentence
Monday. Speedy trials are sched
uled for Thofnas Bradr arid Allen
McDonnell, other members of the
group of five gangster suspects.
Lithuania Fears .v;
Renewal of Warfare
WASHINGTON. Dec. 31.
Concern that war may be re-
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MAX. 0. BUREN '
179 N. Com! Street!
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Universal Light and
Light, your jkouse anc barn ee
trically. No more lanterns ni
lamps to carry about and cleatt :
' Iron your clothes eleqtricallyi No
more hot fires on hot daya to Va
your Irons. "fr .':' ft-
Tump your water electrically No
more work on that old' pump haila
3r cranking the' engine, Ilave ter
for fire protection. ' H " iff
Come in or write and. let me e ,
ou further information and.dettm
itration. A- "vi- J-
V 185 S. Commercial Sf f
Caire Oldsmobile Co.!' - ,
T. C. Wood, Dealer 1
-"PORTLAND. Or.. Iee. s.--For-eign
commerce of Portland for
the year 1920 has far surpassed
that of any previous year In his
tory, according to a compilation (
totaled today from cusom nouse
records. ' The -total valuation of
exports from Portland for the
year Is $61,413,272 a3 compared
with $4 4,438,227. or a pain of 20
per. cent;' Imports -received at
Portland for the 11 months of
1920 for which official figures
are available amounted to $7.
873.482 as against $3.1"1.901 for
the full calendar year 119. The
gain in imports for 1920 is . ap
proximately 130 ler cent. 'Ex
ports from Portland for the year
jnst fnded show an Licreae of
300 peri l cent overM918. of 770
per cent lover 1917 and of 1,63.7
per cent; over 1916.
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BELFAST. Dec. 3 tTwenJy
flve perfwis were killd or died
from woundt In Ireland between.
December 22 and D-eniber 29.
covering the-Chrltma holidays.-
The fatalities including 19 eiv
ilianw. among them "two women.
fie puUcaraOn tnd on soldier.
We Wish You All
,: 5' o,. .' ' "-''-.. -. u
Happy and Prosperous
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