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2 I THE OREGON STATESMAN, SALEM. OREGON ; FRIDAY MORNING. FEBRUARY 4. 1921 ' - '
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National Press Club Are the
Hosts to High'Ups Who
Enter Into Debate Over
K Nobility of Being Fat or
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null mo auuitruiivfi
of -Deuteronomy" as handed .down
by translators and declared it
should be "amended by insertion
of the clause: 'Blessed is the fat
man. for he shall be in the king
dom of heaven'."
In rebuttal. Senator -Harrison
declared he was prepared to enter
the combat "even if we have pit
ted against us two fat reactionary
it is more noble to be fat than
Supporting the negative with all
the eloquence that has earned
them recognition in the senate,
were Senators Ashurst of Arizona,
and Harrison of Mississippi, both
democrats and fash.oned by na
ture to defend the cause of the
"lean" man. while Ditted aeanist
them were Representative Tincher ' republicans who reminded me of
of Kansas and WInslow of Massa-lthe cartoon I used to see, with tne
chusetts. reDublicans. I dollar marks on. the trust mag-
HOUND ABOUT THE LOBBY
GRAY'S ELEGY GIVEN
BY SECRETARY COLBY
, t. ' f i
Senators Enter Into Debate
.k With Eloquence in Which
. They Are Famed
Ojj ' '1 '. "
WASHINGTON. Feb. 3. Mem
bers of the caoinet, diplomatic and
;army and navy off Heals assembled
tonight as guests of the National
The physical attributes of the
affirmative team indicated they
might have been picked to support
the heavyweight challenge.
Among those in audience who
gave every indication , of reapms
profit as well as enjoyment from
the erudite discussion which took
place in a local theater, were the
French, Japanese and Belgian
ambassadors; Lady Geddes, wife
of the British ambassador: Secre
tary of State and Mrs. Colby and
The audience constituted the
jury and so impressively did Spea
ker Gillette of the house, whe
presided, caution the jurors to at
tain a mental state of "complete
Impartiality," in deciding "mo
mentous issues" that the debate
was adjudged a draw and the
question declared "still in doubt."
HMory Is Itecalled.
Opening for the affirmative.
Representative Tincher waded in
without gloves. After-denying any
"noble" attribute to the. lean men
he declared, he "could prove by
J the actuary of any inurance do
nates." History, he declared.
replete wtih the name of loan
men whereas its pages show but
four of the other variety Fatty
Arbuckle, William Howard Tart
and our two opponents.
Shouldering the other half of
J. ll. Chambers of Cottage
Grove, three times mayor of that
live Willamette valley city, but
better known to fame-as one of
the big mill men of that section
and whose reputation for pulchri
ude is equal to that of Frank
tiavev who took occasion to ex-
is ivtiate uDon his Adonis-like fac
ial adornments at Eugene upon
the occasion of the recent junket
to that city, was at the state
lioiitu several I days this week. Un
like Representative Davey. he has
never mad a speech in his lire.
the affirmative. Mr. Winslow ex-' never expects to and -probably
Ffes cimo to hear an edifying i nartment that the fat men are
fctneress onal"; debate on' the mo-i closer to heaven than the lean
'mentous question, "resolved, that men." He went so far as co ques
; LADD & BUSH BANKERS
General Banking Business
Office flcmri from 10 a. m. to 3 p. ro.
patlated on the embarrassments
of discussing the issue in i he pres
ence of admixed audience. He
admitted, however, ihat he was
"well qualif ed to speak," recall
ing "distinct recollection of when
I was exhibited in a cradle as a
fine, fat boy.'
Secretary Colby Itecitc.
Only more -time than the allot
ted ten minutes was necessary, he
said, to permit a "complete dem
onstration of the fact that fat men
rule the world." W.nding up the
debate. Senator Ashurst declared:
"Call the roll of mighty men en
riching the annals of human des
tiny and we find that those who
have blessed mankind the most
have been thin. . Alexander and
Caesar were thin; Ixrd Nelson
was but a shadow. The Duke of
Wellington was but a thin edge.
Lincoln just had ofl enough to
keep h:s joints from creaking. Mc
Adoo, as d'rector general of rail
roads, never carried exce3 bag-
eage. IT Woodrow Wilson had
ben a fat man. he never could
have impressed his fourteen points
upon the world."
The distinguished audience pro
nounced its approval of the show
by an unaignified burst of an-
Prior to the debate. Secretary
Colby gave a recital on of Gray's
"Elegy in a Churchyard."
C o; M I N G
Watch For It
Prepare For It
I EXTRA SPECIAL
To thoroughly clean up all the
broken lines, we have marked
every Boys' Suit at less than
present manufacturers cost.
Every Suit s strictly "High
Grade " the product of the
leading Boys Clothing Fac
tories in America.
'Values to $15.00 ....
Values to $25.00...
Now is the time to fix the boy, up right.
1 Cocfncttfrs. J
never v. 11 although he usually
gets what he goes after and could
mi he the old sphinx jealous wltn
that smile of his. which may mean
much but which no one has been
able to determine. Two other
distinguished residents of that
city here at the same time were
Mayor Knowles and Martin H.
Anderpon. the most eligible bach
elor of that c'ty. who has fully
prepared for the joys of married
life ly succeeding in losing most
of the hair from the top of his
sage. Representative Herbert
Gordon, he of Multnomah, had
mado an enthusiastic talk in Its
behalf. There were several votes
in opposition, which added to a
large number absent left only 30
favorable votes. Representative
W. T. Gordon, he of Lane, was
busy on the committee of roads
and highways at the time, but.
had he been present. Rrother Her
bert would have gotten the one
additional vote necessary. The
bill was laid on the table to come
up Friday, at which time Rrother
Herbert probably will see that
Rrother W. T. is present.
Representative Gordon, he of
Lane, probably is responsible for
the fact that Senate Rill No. 114,
warmly eroused by ' the other
Representative . Gordon, he of
Multnomah, failed to receive the
necassary votes to secure its pas-
Ex-Governor Oswald West vis
ited the capitol Thursday, osten
sibly for amusement only, but he
must have had considerable on
his mind, for when, after dinner,
Mrs. West asked to be taken some
where in the car. Hubby- West
had forgotten where he had left
it. He returned to the capitol. to
find it just where he bad parked
several hours before.
to refuse to make any contracts
on less than a 48-hour basis. I
The conference was attended by
166 delegates, representing 1077
shops with 26.006 employes In 49
cities, it was announced.- Members
of the conference voted to appro
priate a sum equal to 6 per cent
of their respective mechanical
pay rolls for a fund to carry on
Willamette Meets M.A.A.C.
At Armory Saturday Night
The Multnomah Athletic club
will play the Rearcat team this
coming Saturday evening in the
armory- It i" expected that this
will be one of the fastest games
of the season to. be played on the
home floor by the Rearcats. in
all nrobabilitr the Rearcats wiil
win, for all the stuns of the zodi
ac point In that, direction.
It is probable that tbrj lineup
will be the same as In the other
games ' which have Jeen played
by Coach Matbews cohorts. Wap
ato and Jeter Gillette will prob
ably start the game as forwards
with Jackson playing center. Dlm-
ick and Rarey playing guards.
2. Whitman college tonight de
feated Spokane Athletic club la
basketball 25 to 22. Captain Rich
of the Whitman team made 21 ot
his team's 25 points by converting
19 ont of 23 free throws and also
getting one field goaL
Measure Proposed to Make
- Every County Judicial
For the firFt time In many
years Fred Rrady has missed be
ing present throughout most of
the session, is a lobbyist. Mr.
Hrady. who ia with the Warren
Construction company, Fortland.
is about the state bouse now for
a few days.
W. U. BUILDING
(Continued from page 1)
the value of Willamette as an
educational Institution of higher
learning and a3 a valuable asset
to the community and have con
tributed generously to the build
ing fund of the university which
s in a large measure responsible
for the completion of these two
The following is a list of Salem
subscribers to the Willamette uni
versity building fund. These sub
scriptions were made after May 1,
J. ?H. AIIrt Sr.. . 2H
W. Altai - ion-
1, il. Albert ... 10O
Mr. E. McXrr Albert 5
Ctr! R. Arcbard Impt. Co 2-
f. P. . Bihbop 30O
K. r. MinilM ; .t:.j 3l
Dr. Renj. RUtchford 50
Henry U ltrnson . JiK
R. I. !S.-i- and wife........ ....ity lot
Fiff Win v. . 4
f. 8. Barton Satan Eta. Co.) 2
W. II. Hnthardt Jr 200
Frank K. Brown. M. li . 230
H. U. BoiMXktrrie , .... 30
llrr)mR Heir .....Waluyt aWrltoard
Susan A. Ilcynolil S
Roral Cafeteria : 23
Z. 4. RiSK 5
C. M. Kohert I- 40
I.1o.l K-e.l..n ..i 100
W. T. Kii.ln . 100
J.hn J. Knlirrta 250
Kodeern raer Co 20
llolh tirorery Co. . 200
V. I. Stak-v .4. . 30
1'. V.. f!iipl-y . j 200
r. I. S..olofkjr . 100
E. n Srhrsra . i 23
Hf-hindlrr Bro. ( Eairmoant iairy 100
E. 4. Kwafford . .. 60
it. Ktoli 1 piano and 50
OiJeon -iol ' "0
tl.ra-r Smith 1 50
Salem TiJe Mercantile Co - 250
(. 4. Srhei 1 100
Frederick W. Srhmidt , 100
Salem Abalraet Co. 100
tion voted to report against its
Speaking on the bill to have
candidates for the circuit bench
run as a group and not for de
partments Senator Hume Raid the
present system is wrong in prin
ciple because the court is so in
trenched that it cannot be defeat
ed in an election.
Senator Moser opposed the bill.
Ry adoption of adverse corn
mitten reports the senate yester
day pot out of further consider
ation by the legislature Senator
Kberhard's bill to make every
county a Judicial district and also
his bill to transfer probate busi
ness from the county to the cir
cuit court. Kberhard offered no
opposition to the reports and
there was no argument.
The former measure would
have Increased the number of cir
cuit Judres in the state to 4 4, al
lowing two for Marlon county and
eicht for Multnomah county.
The Kills bill providing for tho
marking of boundaries of tin
l?nced lands was killed by indefi
WHITMAN WIXH COXTKST
WALLA WALLA. .Wash.. Feb.
it s "toasted
To seal In Iho '
Porter Discovers A Flaw in
Extendinq Powers of
. Circuit Judges
When Senator Porter declared
yesterday that the Ranks-Hare-
Eddy bill providing that circuit
judges be empowered .to appoint
declaring it has no other object attorneys to serve temporarily as
than the defeat of some of the Judges on the circuit oencn wouia
ludres now on the bench, and that be unworkable without au appro-1
If I,. Stiff Furnitar Co. lamp and 9250
Salem Water. Uxht Power Co 10O0
Stateaman Pul1ihinf Co. 230
Cha. K. Spaoldinf Logging Co 1000
Mrs. 4oephine Tooker
O. K. fnruo-
Valley Motor Co.
. I C. O. Doney ...,
I. A. White St Son
F. L. Mlkinoa
eo. C. Will
C. R. Webb (Webb k Cloaca)
A. T. Wain 125 lb, pronea
If. C. Waterbnry S
Watler Hall workmen ....... 132
K. X. Weller. (ioeat Tnorn. furniture
SnbacrlpUona Mad Befora May 1, 1920
I'aul II. WalUre S 5oo
Mro. A. X. Boh . 5O0
r. p. itihop 5 no
B. I,. Steerea. M. D. lOOO
. E. Carrier .100
K. T. Barnca 250
J. O. Goltra '. 1OO0
W!ler Bro L 100
M. C. Findler. SI. D. 10OO
Lloyd Reynold ... . 500
Cherry Cily Baking Co,
B. 1 unninjrham :
Central I'aarniaey ....... ,
Capitol 4onrnal U. Putnam).. .
C. A. Cl-rk--l
li, II. Cooley, ' Kalvm Woolen ililU
B. E. Carrier '. '. 4
I. 4. ClemeBta, M. I .
Etank larey ; - ,
W, E. in itsitr
W. II. I-rl.
H. M. Endi-u
Sidne U. EtiKttt ....
I. ida Fake
Fitia Fih ilarkft
T. K. F..rd
M. C. Fit.d. y M. 1.
In 4. Ftv
E. K. Fishtr M. 1 :
Urar Belie ; .
Uunaell & Ubl
Mrs. May Chapk-r Oile ;
A. B. Uurdner
lileaHOn tilnve Co. .k
Ronald tiluvtr ;
V". II. t.ralienhoikt Co.
V. M. tjrigory
i. F. Hiitchwiitn ....,,.
Sam liugbea ...
I! an man Itroi. .
lliiier Bro. 1
Ueo. O. llam-ork
Hon. W. C. llawley .
Mr. and Mra. W. T. Jenks
Hon. t ha. A, Jubos ...
l. ft. 4arnian
M. 1.. Jon- . ;
Haifa It. 4ae . ....,..
S. P. Kimball . ....
T. B. Kar
Ladd Buib .
lieu. A. and Kate K. Landon .
4. K. I.aniioa .
f. a. hsx : . .
A. A. Lee
B. W. Mary ..i
Mi!er Mercantile Co.
Henry K. Morria. 11. 1.
A. X. Moorea .
B. V. Mile
Ivan O. Martin,
4 no. 4. Km key
Ir. . B. M(re j Parlor fnmitnre
. li. M.vrra rh Jpa).. l.'.u
w ui. Xeimejtr ,
HUME WINS BIG
SHARE OF REFORMS
Two Weeks Hammering Has
Brought Reward in
It would cause the election of an
inferior type of men. Hume de
clared that Judge Gatens and
Morrow, elected under the pres
ent system, never had legal prac
tice prior to their election and
that Judges Tazwell and Tucker
had only a limited practice. He
referred to Judge Gatens as
"pussyfooting" in the campaign
in which' Frank Grant ran against
him, and said the system provided
in his bill would prevent the
Judges manipulating to give their
opposition and win the election
in that manner.
The vote on this bill was:
For Farrell. Gill, Lee, Lynn,
North. Hosford. Hume. Joseph.
Against Moser. Hanks. Staples.
Kubli. Gordon. Hindman. McDon
ald. Wells, McFarland.
On the biH requiring court
terms every month Hume ex
plained that the judges would not
be deprived ot their vacations,
but; that they would alternate
them. "My experience last sum
mer." he said, "showed me that
legislation was necessary to make
tne judges work."
. The vote recommending Uie
passage of the bill was:
For Hume. Farrell. Stanles.
Gill. Lee. Lynn, Korell, Gordon,
North. Hosford, Wells. McFar
Against Moser. Banks, Kubli,
Hindman, McDonald, Joseph.
priatlon of $5000 or more to pay
them, the bill was referred to the
ways and means committee. The
bill was up for final passage and
was beine armed when Porter
called attention to th9 defect.
The object of the measure, as
explained by Senator Banks, Is to
relieve congestion In the cpurts.
particularly in Multnomah coun
ty. Senator Hume fought the
till, declaring there Is no neees-
nity for it and that If the Judges
in Multnomah county would work
"as steadily as the members of
this senate there would be .no
Senator Hume, who for two
weeks has been hammering a the
Multnomah delegation in an ef
fort to have reported out his
three bills affecting the courts in
Multnomah county yesterday won
2-j from the committee the biggest
M. 4: ilon ...
lr. C. B. o'Xeil
Oregun Theater ...
Ofo K. Panics ...
O. E. Prir
4. F. Plank
! ' : ry
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share of the reforms for which
he Is contending.
On the Hume bill to eliminate
the present system of electing cir
cuit judges according to depart
ments, nine members of the dele
gation voted against reporting the
bill favorably and eight voted to
report it favorably. Because of
the closensss of the vote the dele
eation voted to get the votes of
Representatives Richard and
leonaru. ootn or whom were
absent before rejortinj on the
bill. If the vote is acalnst it
Hume will turn in a minority re
On the Hume bill requiring
terms of court everv month in the
year the delegation voted 12 to 6
to recommend passage.
Senator Hume's measure to in
crease the salaries of district
judges from $3000 to $4000
year and to, increase their Juris
diction from cases, involving i
maximum of $300 to cases involv.
ing a maximum of $500 an
amendment was made fixing1 the
increased salary at $3500 and by
a vote of 9 to 7 vote the delega
Bill is Given Hearing
The committee on railroads
and utilities of the senate will
conduct's bearing Tuesday. Feb
ruary 8. on senate bill No. 24. re
lating to the supervision and reg
ulation of jitney busses and sim
ilar vehicles. Representatives of
the railroads, or the highway
commission, the public service
commission and perhaps several
city attorneys are expected to be
heard at the meeting.
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WHEN CHILDREN ARE AS
"HUNGRY AS BEARS"
Give them real nourishment a gener
ous slice of HOLSUM BREAD with
butter and jam 1
Is your ' Is vour
Best BREAD Best Food
Buy more Eat more
of it . of it
Cherry City Baking
4 m W fe a m ... .
ll. lev uirj is Acquitted j
, ui Murder at Fort Worth
FORT WORTH. Tex.r Feb. 2.
After deliberatinc one hour, a
jury in juvenile court here today
acquitted George Eaton Rogers.
1 1 years old. of a charge of mur
der in connection with the death
on Januarv 1 8 of KmMi fliamiJ
ion. his playmate, who was in
stantly killed by a discharge from
lister Kirksley. 10 years old.
was the star witness for the
state. A cap pistol in the hands
of the Champion boy attracted the
attention of the defendant, be
said. The Rogers lad asked to
sec the pistol, and after looking
at it. threw it owr an embank
ment. When Champion went after the
toy. Rogers ordered him to throw
up his hand, and then sho. ac
cording to Lester. The defense
insisted the shooting was accidental.
Fund is Provided
To Exterminate Seals
The Xorblad bill designed to ef
fect the extermination of seals and
seal ions passed the senate yester
day. Tho bill provides for the
creation of a mind from which
bounties shall ie paid for exter
mination of the animals.
The senate killed Representa
tive Allen's bill providing for ex
pense account statements relative
to measures submitted to the vot
ers at all municipal and district
re i ou uoing to
48-IIOl'R WKKK WANTED
ST. LOUIS. Mo.. Feb. 3. A
fight against reducing the work
ing week from 4 8 hours as de
manded by union printers was
launched today at a conference of !
employers oi jod ana commercial
printers of the middle west. The
cut would decrease production and
raise prices, they contend.
Resolutions adopted pledged
the employers to reject "the de
mands for a 44-hour week," and
Rams Her Nose in Mud
PALM BEACH. Fa.. Feb. 3.
The houseboat Victoria, carrying
President-elect Harding, got into
difficulties today and fell so far
behind her schedule that her pas
sencers may leave here tomorrow
or Saturday and complete by rail
the trip to St. Augustine, where
Mr. Harding has an engagement
The Victoria's most serious de
lay today occurred a short dis
tance abive' Pompano. where the
rammed her nose into the mud.
She was undamaged and was pull
ed off by a speed boat.
THINGS THAT! NEVER - HAPPEN
CtTA-f III llf"
vJtrv I l" in
Johnnie SLYVESTER, the
boy wonder accord ian is t who
will appear at The Grand
Sunday and Monday
First stop All Pain Then IVcI
tlw C'4m Off.
lon't try in fox trot rorn nrnrr4
left. rid of yoor rorna. If you bave
I K'Trr rm a rorn lirVIrd ! .aib ImI
I'H'JT lroi.a of "Crta It" t- tnnn
Tlw-n watrh li.at mm di wvrl tif a
I it nn gum! to alm-p. Soon it U notb
ioj l.nt a Imm fif-f of drH kia that
yn ran lift riM tiff with )oer fincra.
KH mim thru bow. Your draunl
baa "ttalt." foata but rlfl r
aotbiac at all if U fail. MH by K. Law
rea Co fbiraco. Hold in tjjlem bj
Awl at the same lime gt-t the mott
fir joor money In Varar and aer
vice. . Vns cert aJ sly. If )oi take
advantage of this I M PORTA XT
This baMness-srttlng. mosey
EXTRA PANTS FREE
offer Is for limltrtl time only.
Ijpt ns measure j oa today
WOOLEN MILLS STORE;
Saturday, Feb. 5th
1245 Nebraska Avenue
Corner North Capitol SL
Six-holo lia:n rane. nearly new; healer block and pipe; lino
leum. !"! feet; congoleum rua, 8sl; 3 beds, sprinr. mat
tresses; ok extension table; 6 diners; oak rockers; electric
llzht Klohos; drophead 'scwinz machine;, kitchen cabinet;
sercf-ned ruphnrd. I'une. kitrbm tables; settee; stand ta
bls; .1 n-w pra-i r''if: 3 new flosa nialtriK5es; 2 new cotton
felt inatiresMs; ss rsnse; home-canned fruit; pictures; buf
fet; combination . lK.cao and writinc desk; tools of all
kinds; Rriml- tone; or h rocker; baby busey; vacuum emrep
er; oil: stove; waliin;; machine; churn; 3 50-eKJC incubators.
l.o on Time. TrJUMS CASH.
MRS. M. EAST
12 IS Nebraska Avenue
F. N. WOODRY
Phone (10 or 611