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SALEM, OREGONr THURSDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 17, 1921
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Harding Has Decided Seven
Portfolios lentauveiy -Navy,
Commerce and La
bor Material Considered.
LOWDEN HOLDS AN EVEN
CHANCE FOR NAVY POST
CARUSO'S CONDITION '
TENOR FIGHTS VALIANTLY
Iul Si rnnger ami Temperature
Lower; Attack Follows .
... lMeurly ,
NEW YORK, Feb. 16. Notice
able iiu prove went In the condition
oi Enrtto Cantno. tenor, critically
ill In .nisi hotel here. 1 was an
nounced tonight In a bulletin 1s
kuetk by Dr. 'Antonio Stella.
"Caruso's condition Is very
much more . favorable tonight
than this morning." the bulletin
soltf "Ilia pulse la better. His
t-mperature Is 2 degres lower
than this moj-nlng.
"We liayo great hope for his
recovery, although lie i still a
Rick man. Part of hi improve
ment is due to his strong consti
tution, tils mental attitude and
the 'fact that his wife has been
constantly at his bedside.
"He has been in and' out of
coma all day long. .Suppuration
tiaa weakened hin) and has,. af
fected hi.t heart.', 'A relapse like
this is to be expected lu, 40 per
cent of pleurisy case.
Oxygen was ad in mistered to
I ; I m Inflanimiitinnynf I ho limn
bt AlTGUSTINE, Via.. Feb. TB. what words he has spoken show
IJavlag tentatively oectoeo. a great determination to live.
Kren of his cabinet appointments. ! ... Telephone calls received at the
u,i!ent-eiect naming mu x .Intel Inauirlnz about nla condi
'. .. . . . ' m J (l.nllu I " ' " ,--.
chief pollticajf aavisers ie nui. i tion are being receivea at tne
lifting orr tne avaiiaow m")' nte or ten every -minute. Two
lor the '"portfolio oi navy, com-1 extra telephone" operatom have
been put on.
After a consultation tonight the
doctors in an official bulletin.
"Caruso ijas passed a critical
day., His condition is unchanged.
" v.. . . " . Th. urlam M..aA f last tlltrfct
dozen names are in , tne nat mr -"TT-- iJ, V
iecretaryship or commerce. ""T..rv "
'.Tw .v. aa. .urnino in favor Antonio hcoiu. oaruone.
nnffcehi Reuubiican. Mne ,ur" V. v.
L.III1U IU UUI L
After Plane Falls in Big Bend
Country Lieutenant Has
To Walk, Ride and Swim
Way to Sanderson.
HOUSE TENURE BILL
PKOYIDKS IXt'KKAKK OK T1IK
U)HI IX IMSTHKT XO. t
Section l'roviding liulfflnite Kna
ployment Lh Kliaiinatrd
DEFEAT S PREDICTED
FOR REDISTRICTING BILL
UVTK IXTRODf CTM X KXI'KtT
KII TO IIRIXG 1KFLT
After a hotly debated session
which lasted a greater part of the
afternoon yetterday. House Hill
No. .24 9 increasing th nnmber of
Tlomn ltciMtliitkm to Continue
Hpecia) Comnilttef I
The reapportionment bill to re
arrange the senatorial and repre
sentative districts' In the state has
made its appearance in the senate.
directors in school dh-trict No. 1 1"'? the Jo,"t "pe5laLrt
. ! apportionment committee of which
Senator Dennis 1 chairman.
. mum linn ii I
t . a. -u
MISSIONARY TO INDIA
BRINGS BIG MESSAGE
HOPFS FOR FALLING AWAY
OF CAHTK SVKTKM
(igitation Keen For Southern
("Representative in .'
PEARSON WIRES HIS
FATHER OF SAFETY;
nierce and labor.
Louden Considered for Xarj.
Vn ih navy post. F. O. Low-
A.n of Illinois still is considered
. noMlbtlitv'wIth several others!
hnidlni-aa even chance. Half
and jtrbvidinsr that teachers in
that district be employed upon an
indefinite contract under which
they shall continue under em
ployment from year to year., was
passwHt In the house. The bill
was introduced by Cordon, Knbli.
North. Hindman, leonard, Hos-
fcid.. McFarland. Wells and Mc
The measure provided for th
increasing of the number of di
rectors in Portland from five to
mven and asked that Mrs. A. M.
Webster and Mrs. Forest fish r
; be appointed as the additional
(directors to serve until th-i next
school election In June, Lynn ob
Jjecied to the enlarging of. th-J
! r.iembershiD of the bosrd and pro-
aAXDERSOX. Tex.. Feb. 16. ' p0fi the establishmen: of a coni-
Ir. . lligxiftbultoin Is lrcchcr
-With the Mow" Served
Thrilling Story Told of Fight
:To Return to Habi- '
1 tation :'
Defeat is predicted for the
measure because of the extremely
late juncture of the session se
lected for Introduction of the bill.
The Thomas resolution to have
the special committee continued
throughout the next two years and
to introduce, a bill the first week
of the session of 1923 Is looked on
TUe late date chosen for intro
duction of the bill, which has been
prepared for weeks. Is doubtless in
the hope of slamming it across the
borne plate in the hurry of elev
enth hour legislation.
, The reapportionment bill pro-fot-ea
the following changes:
The reapportionment - bill - pro-
Extra Police are Placed In
Chinese Quarter, to Prev
ent Expected Reprisals
For Last Night's Killing.
trinities for the labor depart
ment are understood to have nar
mwed'ta J. J. DavU or Pennsyl
vania, James Duncan of Massa
chusetts T. V. O'Connor, of New
York, ana Representative j. .
Kolad ot California
Of the three vacant, pfaces, the
ntry secretaryship Is proving the
edly hopeful tonight aUer a vigil
at the tenor's bedside since 6
o'clock this morning.
'Caruso looked bad last night"
he said, "but tonight he is much
Lieutenant Alexander Pearson Jr.,
army aviator who has been miss
ing since February 10. rode on1
horseback into Sanderson tonight.
He had been -without food for
three days and had ridden burros,
walked, swan and floated down
the Rio Grande . before reaching
here, according to his story. .
Plane Fell Thursday.
His plane fell Thursday, he told
the station ageV. S. AV. Caufield,
and since that time be has been
struggling to reach "human habi
tation. He says hodoes not know
the location of is tall. m ma
chine was damaged by the acci
dent, he says, but he escaped nn-
At 7 t. tn. the aviator waitea
into the telegraph office here, His
uniform as in tatters. The stub-
better and we feel that If he lives j Die 0f n is beard showed, . many
through the night he certainly l iaya erowth. He asked for a mes-
will be all right tomorrow. WeM blank and signed it.
f?el a very g real , relief." . The message .was to Miss Mar-
At 10:30 p. m. the tenor awak- caret Shannon at Douglas, Ariz.
most troublesome, in his original i -nA frnm - .hort aleen and asked h ot- "At-Hwed at Sanaderson
ihint ilati Mr. Harding is un
derstood to have allotted this
tut to John W. Weeks of Mas-
iichntetts. but various consider
itions later led to his transfer
to the' war portfolio. It now is
imrded as certain Mr. Lowden
n have the navy appointment
if hJ wants it. and there are
r,ny indications of strong pres
h tir to Induce him to accept, in
b event he declines, the whore
f i!d of candidates for the po
sition will have to be reopened.
atheni Representative Wanted,
y The rrowing agitation for
wnthm i-eDreaentation In the
for a drink. He wa ziven some I n v See von soon.
whiskey and water which seemed The station agent! notified El
to rerresn mm.' At noon ne par-ipaso ana tne ceaseless nueti iui
took sparingly, of eggs and somej 5 army planes had been making
broth. , . . , ., I lor six days was at an ena.
Wind Blinds Aviator
Pearson said he was forced to
land In a desert-like area m tna
Rir end country. The new crank
shaft of his machine tailed to work
nronerlr. he said, and lorcea nia
Xot a. sim of human bahitarion
was visible. He waited nnui tne
water In his ' engine had cooiea.
drew off some for drinking pur
t.oHftB. and set forth to nna some
means of communication. Dark
ness overtook him, he said, oeiore
ha mot SBThndw
.The next' morning aC dawn he
continued his quest. A sand storm
almost blinded him as he trudged
wearllv across the desert, lie naa
n - without food for two days.
1. I be said, and lack of It weakened
RntatlvVC. IlSletnp of amendments the Fordney emer-r,! 1 "nnZ
Vtrjlnla. and T, H. Huston and gency tariff bill tonight passed i w-i-j wlnd hurled swirls of cut-
i .-ij;' jl.
ubmet may. und a wcreury.of party Ranks Broken in Vote
tot nsvy iruiu nn " -' -
f.nrai imnression here is that
wtii more likely' to be felt
m tbs choice for the lecretary ot
wramerce. The movfmnt has
tiken the form of .a bid. for sec
tional representation rather than
lor the allotment of any.particu-
tr pure. '
On Measure to Aid
leaded with more than a score of
irision form of pchool control
similar to the city government
of Portland as a more feasible
plan. He advocated cutting down
the membership of the board to
three members rather than en-'
Seci;on J, providing for the
employment of teachers on In
definite contract from year to
year, rather than the present teu-
ur system of Portland scnoois.
was eliminated upon motion of
"The teachers hare had a paid
lobbyist here and the votes of
everyone in this bor? has been
solicited." said Kubll. In his at
tack on the opponents of the bill.
It s an insult to the Intelligence
of this house to Derm it a paid
lobbyist to come here and attempt'!
to secure your vote against 4U,-
000 school children."
Lynn said that just as soon as
the bill passed he could, if he sml
. . . . . n a W
desired, go to ronianu ana or
ganize every' teacher there In an
organlzaton to affiliate with the
American Federation of Labor.
He was opposed to the bill be
cause the experience of teachers
in Portland showed that tney
need to have more protection
thrown 'around them
Representative Darsy objected
to the appointment of the wo
directors to . serve out . tne re
mainder of this terra until. tne
June election and his amendmen
to strike out the clause providing
for their appointment was adopt
ed. . . .
The vote on the bill was 43
ayes and 12 no. Those voting
no were Reals, iseiknap, r isner,
Korell. La Follett, lee, Lynn.
Richards. Sheldon, W ells. Bean,
Representative Hopkins an
nounced late in the alternoon that
he would move tor a reconsider
ation of the bill either today or
at his earliest convenl?nce.
pose the following changes:
One senator is taken from Mar
ion, leaving . Marion one senator
alone and a joint senator with
Clackamas. Clackamas has one
The senator from Multnomah.
Clackamas and Columbia would
hereafter represent Multnomah
and Columbia, Clackamas county
WAR LOOMS IN HOP SING
AND BING KONG TONGS
Residents of Settlements
Fearing War Prepare
.Well Banders of Tennessee are
it ot those most prominently
sintlond . In the petitions com
mi to tns presiaeni-eieci.
From outside the south nave
the senate. The vote was 43 to tCK Mnd Into his face and tern
30 and the measure was immed
iately sent to conference.
Action on the bill, designed and
rmhoit ihrnneh th house aS an
eome many petitions for , the ap- I aW to the farmer, came after a
ointment of John nays inaro-f protracted session during which
mond of New York , or Herbert foor Republican tenators broke
Hooter of California to the com- frora their party alignment and
fce pout' There also has bean two of them, Edge of New Jer-
alk f Charles D. Hllles of New and Moses of New Hampshire,
York ; and others. All four of bitterly assailed the measure and
tbo In the front of considers- its Republican supporters; Like-
tioa tor the' labor! secretaryship wise solidarity of the.Democrkt-
ar tmion men. : Mr. .'Davis Is a lc rahks could not be maintained.
nine being recorded for the bill.
former steel worker. Mr. Dun
can hat been an official of the
ranlte cutters' union and. of the
American .Federation of . Labor.
Mr. O'Connor is a leader of the
Uniihoremen's union, .and -Mr.
Solan Is an Iron moulder by
Interest In the labor appoint
ment was aroused today by a visit
The roll call
Republicans, for: Ball. Borah,
Brandegee, Capper. Curtis, kik
Ins. Fall,. France; Frelinghuysen,
Gooding. Gronaa Hale, jonnson.
iCalif.l:- Jones (Washington);
Kellogg, Kenyon.'LaFollette, Len-
root. Lodge, McuormiCK, Mcvum
her. Mr Lean. McNary, New, Pen
lect 'and an announcement that SP?.nffI fMi' w:
1?. wonW h0.11 nother "nfer: lu. Total ReoubHcans for. 34.
-uc mxi weeav ina atawraeni r.av
?r. O'Connor said conditions had m."ai"J ' ,vl" u.i:
talked 6ver and predicted 'u' 'XZZZ - Pittman.
sat the next four years would .d Shenhard. Total
l 2LTZTt deV fr0m Wnlte DemocraU for. 9. , : ,,;
j. Hottst for American, workers. ! I tm for 43. ' "
ii Br. Hardin ln.hM another I ...!..)' Ttiwlrhsm
t . n " - - ft s astmiirrniui naaiu di
I too: conference today with Will Dial. FleUher, Gerry, Glass, Har
fi liars, chllrman nf iha Renub-I . t, .(n lurtin Itltrhcock.
nn : - . ' i ni. xi s. -
'"a sational committee and.un- KJnff Kerby, McKellar, Overman.
wrjoa4 o be slated for postmas- pomerene, Simmons. Smith,
.rurrai. ,ionignc i tne prei-i (Georgia): smitn, iwnm vr-fl"t-iect
was in consulution with Stanley. Swanson, Thomas.
iarry M. Daugherty of Ohio, his Trammel, Underwood, '"Walsh.
IX3 ANGELES. Cal.. Feb. "6.
Extra police were placed in the
Chinese quarter of i Los Angeles
tonight' to prevent expected re
prisals for the killing of two Chi
nese and the wounding of a third
last night in what the police de
clared to be an outbreak of a
"war" between the Hop Sing and
Rin Kong tongs.
It was announced recently
Dr. Samuel Higginbottom
brought to Salem yesterday a new
messac? of hope for India of
hope for the 300.000,000 people
oi iliat country, a large proportion
of whom are always on the verge
ot starvation and of hope for the
falling away of the caste system
that has cursed that land for un
Dr. Higginbottom Is a Presby
terian missionary plus and he Is
the "preacher wlth the plow."
He has served in India for I?
years. While holding a chair tn
one of the great Indian universi
ties, teaching economics, be made
up his mind. 'after long study,
that the only hope of making In
dia economically and Industrially
independent and 'self-determining
was through the people of India
themselves. He had found that
there are more cattle In India In
proportion to population than In
any other land: but they are an
economical burden, because the
row is sacred and sne is never
killed. He has found that there
are more tillers of the' soli, and
Industrious ones, than in any otb
er nation, in proportion to popn
BRYAN STARTS !
Announcement of Policies of
Party Plan Restoration of
"People's Rule" In Nat
CONTAINS 22 PLANKS
Peace Program and Disarm
ament Feature in
have a senator. Ifavlng out Wash- trouble Bad ben aTerted by a
lHK'.on anu lamnui on mis joint ., .. iho iHn Knnri
cartas n t uivni v .m.-
by members of the Hop Sing Tong.
Police learned today In conver
sations with leaders: of the tongs
that the Bing Kongs demanded in
addition to the money that two
Hop Sing men held In jail in con
nection with shootings in Decern
ber plead guilty to murder in the
first , degree. This.! police said.
the imprisoned men refused to do.
declaring they were innocent, and
their tong backed them up.
December 30. two Bing Kong
men were killed and a third shot
In the leg. - The man wounded
last night was also shot In the leg,
The detective raid this seemed to
him to Indicate a scheme of ex
act revenge. . j
Soo Ho Long, killed last night
and Low Haiti, - wounded, were
Hop . Sing1 members,! the police
said; bnt declared Lem Gooey
ng'.on and Yamhill on this Joint
Jackson and Josephine would
have on senator, abolishing the
Josephine ' district as It now
Counties of Klamath. Lake,
Jet fftrson,. Crook . and Deschutes
would have one more senator.
jointly, giving there two joint sen
ator. . . .. ,
The join- senator from Lane
and Linn would be changed to be
tween Lane and Benton.
Marion coounty- would lose one
The Polk and Lincoln Joint dis
trict would.be changed to Lincoln
and Tillamook, leaving Polk with
only one representative.'
The. . Joint district between
Douglas and Jackson would be el
iminated, and also the joint dis
trict between Yamhill and Tilla
The two Joint representatives
now elected from Wasco and Hood
River', aaa. district would be
engaged to a representative for
each individual county.
Malheur county w.ould tiave one
distinct representative alone.
Harney and Grant counties
would be combined in a Joint dis
trict,, thus removing Grant from
the Klamath Lake. Jefferson
Crook and Deschutes district.
Klamath. Lake, Jefferson
Crook and Deschutes would have
three joint representatives instead
Multnomah coounty would have
14 representatives, which adds on
and a halt to the number it al
porarily blinded him. Late in the
tnernoon ne rescucu m
Grande. Too tired to swim, he lay
down on the jank and went to
Mwims Down Kio tiraniir.
no th morninr of the fourth
day he plunged into the river ana
with the aid of a floating log
van down stream. He had been
in1 the water almost an hour, ne
aid. when he saw two ranenmen.
They helped him to climb from thu
water, gave htm some tooa ana
burro and escorted him here.
!He was too tired and excited
tonight to relate much or his ex
'I have oeen tnrougn consiuer-
abale since I left El raso last
Thursday morning," ne saia.
"Please don't ask me about It to
night. Just send these messages
and I'll tell you all about It when
I get some sleep."
Lieutenant rearson seni ieie
grams'to his parents in Portland.
Ore, and one to Fort Bliss, at El
Paso. The Fort Bliss message
read: . . .
-Forced to land in Big Bend
BILL IS VEIOED
Governor Disapproves At-
tempt to Rearrange
ATIIER AND SOU
LINCOLN, Neb., Feb.-1.
William Jennings Bryan, through
his brother Charles W. Bryan,
here tonight Issued a statement
Aatllnln la tM via.
But their crops are scanf. UoBa, 1,148 program for the
on account of their archaic meth
ods and tools and implements.
So Dr. Higginbottom has be
come an agricultural missionary.
not on a small scale, but in terms
of millions and scores and hun
dreds of millions. He has had
hundreds of tractors and. thous
ands of modern tools and a great
many threshing machines . and
reapers and mowers i and well
pumps, etc., brought to India. He
proposed re-organized Democratic
party. The program, the state
ment says, is ' intended to bring
about world peace, curb the prof-
iteera, prevent extravagance and'
waste in.' the administration 01
governmental affairs and to re
store "people rule."
Tarty PUtfoma Stated. , j
la his statement accompanying
the proposed platform, the former
has a million dollars to spend! secretary ot state says: "The party
now for tools and Implements. cannot' run with water that has
He exoects to have India made passed over the dam."
able to feed ber millions., to keep ; "Neither can It be made a tall
large populations from starvation, to anybody's candidacy." the state
and to raise a surplus ror farm meat continued. Referring to the
improvements and other Improve- national committee meetings plan
meats of modern civilization; and ned shortly. It says:
then he expects the people of in-1 -if tjje members have no higher
dia to throw off the black curse I D1ltMM than to civ some ores!-
of the caste system by becoming a
When a h'gh caste man and a
tow caste man become Christians.
dential candidate the inside track
It would be better not to get together."
The party "mast take tne peo-
acknowledglnr the tatnernood 01 1 atria nf nrr anestian" it
God they by implication and in Myt ftnd H ,parre the or-
actual practice recognize the bro- jaaixuon of the representatives
therhood of man. They become ot gpecuj interests so that the peo-
brothers. At the present time ple wlu 11916 la the party's ala-
20.000 a day are coming into Mrtv
Fong, the other man killed, was , Christianity, and many mora ar 1 Mr Bryan's proposed program
nui m tuns uieiuuvr.i iucj miu.
however that his- partner in the
store where he was shot, is a Hop
Sing man and that they believed
the bullets were Intended for tne
partner. The police are working
on the theory that t the slayers
came here from another city and
were not acquainted with their
Eleven Chinese declared to be
ont of town Ring Kong men. ar
rested early today, 1 were being
held tonight for questioning.
IVEEK FEB. 2D TO 2B
i r . K "i
Hi Y Arrpjiges Banquet For
High, School Boys and
Together with bis objections.
Governor Olcott yesterday re
senate bill 126, by Bell, proposing
turned to the senate his veto on
to-rearrange the personnel of the
state emergency board by elimi
nating the governor, the secretary
of state and the state treasurer.
and having all of the members J
chosen from the ways and means
The veto message of the gover
"This bill attempts to change
th nersonnel of the emergency
country. , Am now at Sanderson, board by declaring that five of the
Pearson jeit uouia seven members of sucn ooara oe
ronectiVa attnrnnv ronaml I r .u.Attf Walsh. ' (Mon
Mny, prosDectlve annointmcnts 1 . wtitinma Wolcott. Total
1 ""fl the cabinet are being con- Democrats against. 26. v
: lutred Iflit U rA 1 V I n .l.iu.n. , nvalnat; Colt.
lDt 'AIM - l!M-tlnn i r!nfllvl v... nr1 VflllM. Tot&l Re-
'honzht of Is that of Major Gener- publicans against, four.
rV10?" Wood for. governor- Total against, 30. , '
enertl of tha phninntnA This nrv, Kmotaitt - br Mr. Moses
Joition is vacant and a selection temporarily unsettled the Repub-
l'0a- Among the callers today amendments offered by Senator
wrs T. Coleman rinnont of Dele-1 va, matoritv leader. - were
TV"! W. C. Teagle of the Stan-1 killed. From the time the vote
tu- -1 eompany and a delega- was -called on these amendments
UOn o iOnthrn wftlta mn and I .11 .kli hail In dO with PrO-
1 A- moTiiif Art nred nrod-
the movement for inter- nets of wooL the senate rode
t-i vrauon. rougn snoa over ru
Tonight the president-elect and fered. But It already had accept-
'h?'.,I,rdin h'd reception In ed so many changes that the most
rotunda ot theIr hotel- ardent supporters predicted troo-
, 'Committee of the German- bje in getting an agreement with
mrricaa eitimn io im& v.,t
t Ceorge Sylvester Viereck, who It is expected thaVthe-confw-.
?lJh wf nred as editor ot ence committee wbh Inc ludes
' i'lthwi.. j . e, t 3A. ni h able, to
ntl"rdln today a memorandum start work with a similar eom-
(Continued on page 3) i (Continued on page 3) '
kntn r Haviland four-B express
on Monday morning of last. week,
starting a leisurely flight to Bablo
Beach. Fla.; where he was to hop
tt BVhrnarr 22 in a scheduled
non-stop trans-con tinentai nigm
to San Diego. Cat. Tne iiism. w
to be the first attempt at a trans
continental speed record. Forced
by an accident to hi motor io
n, thA desert. 13 miles east
of Columbus. N. M.. Monday after
noon. Pearson, was aeiayea mere
nntil late Wednesday A new mo
tor was rushed to him "by truck
from Douglas, his machine was re
paired and be proceeded Wedness-
.ftarnnon to El PaSO. He left
El Paso at 10:45 o'clock the fol
elected by a committee of the leg
islature. If the measure sun re
tained on the board the services
of the president of the senate and
the sneaker of the house, rfs well
as the chairman of the nouse ana
senate ways and means commit
tees, and. in addition thereto, pro
vided that the balance of the mem
bers of the board be elected, by
the entire legislature, instead of
bv a few committeemen, it would
meet with my prompt approval
tnin moraine for San Antonio
and when he failed to reach that
.i. artar a reasonable time, an
alarm was sent out and search for
mtaaintr man was started.
Pearson had been staiionea i
rwinv field here for a number
of months, lie is years
f PORTLAND.' : Ore. Feb. 16.
Alexander Pearson, Sr., father of
Lieutenant Alexander Pearson Jr
said tonight that he had Just re
ceived a telegram signed by his
son from Sanderson, Texas, an
nouncing the lieutenant's safe ar-
Thursday cloudy, rain near the
coast; fresh northesasterly winas.
OROVILLE. Cal.. IFeb. 1C.
Fearing further outbreaks here of
the tong war. residents of th? Chi
nese etilement here are prepared
for trouble. Lights are dimmed
d the usual actlvltif of tin
district have ceased, j
It was feared that the war
mlaht spread from Stockton at
anv time. Local police are keep
ing a close watch on the Chinese
offering to come, hut the wora " contain j 2 planks on national
too great for the workers, and I -ubjeeUe including a referendum
millions will have to wait. . on waT disarmament by agree-.
So the great "preacher of the meat wUh ,4d nations, na,
plow - tuning hi humble way, tl0BaI priraarT Uir umluton ot
with a lalon. has become the thJ presiaentU1 termg to years
savior of India; has become one no reelection and the legts-
of the greatest missionaries of all 0BBOwd ta Brofiteerlnrl
time. These Teeming millions m l ,mh ,'7 f(Vut-inff. m iiu
India are of our race, and they 1 " ,.,-, ... i
need only what Dr. Higginbottom Th nrttnomttJ, -..lonal l.risla-
is being made able to frtr them M proKnm f0n0ws: '
10 ,fme ihJZJ$l B.nrfti "Peace program A league of
enlightened people, itand nr at , BMaoeUttou of na.
in gaiewa7ot . " " lions providing for arbitration of
bulwark of the white race. ... A,',mm .rM.nii
and an Investigation of all others
as provided for in the plan of the
30 peace treaties, each nation re-f
serving the right to accept or re-
ject the .findings . '
"Disarmament The , United
States should Immediately endea
vor to assemble the' represeuta-
SAN BERNADINO. Cal . Feb
16. Chi new of various cities.
whr- believe they are marked for
death in the ton war are arriv
ing Here to take refuge. Twenty
arrived tonlrht from Los Angeles
and an eoual number from Stock
ton and Fresno are dne to arrive
here tomorrow. The Chinese have
barricaded themselves and em
ployed both Chinese and white
Elaborate preparations are be- guards to watch for theapbroach
n made in this city for the ob-1 of tong warriors. The Chinese
I . M.iv o - ! I V ..( A arm lhml TM.
i an 1 - 1 C t(Ari. I"1" -' v
day ni?ht at 6 o'clock in the First
Methodist church a banquet will
be given, under the auspices of
the Hi Y club to the boys in the
junior high schools and their
fathers. -Music will be furnished
by the Washington Junior High
orchestra. Max Davison is chair
man of the arrangement committee.
Superintendent George W. Hug
will act as toastmaster. "Our
Training. will be the subject of
a talk by Benoit McCroskey. and
Our Homes." bv E. A. Kurz. A
niano solo will be ghen by El
bert Lachel. "What Does a Son
Expect Frbm His Father" will
be discussed by Walter Stiff, and
"What Does a Father Expect of
His Son" Is to be the subject of
an address by Mayor George Hal
vorsen.' A. B. Hanson will sing
VISALIA. Cal Feb! 16.
Members of the Chinese colony
here appealed to the city trustees
rcr special pouce nroiefiion ii
arternoon. saying that they had
word: from the tong run men who
vjiied th Hon Sine Tong man in
Los Angeles Tuesday nl.tht were
coming north by automobile and
were expected to ston at Vlsalla.
The Chinese reported no local
outbreak but expressed-the fear
that the larzest ton war in
years might be Impending.
Masted Craft Endicott
Is Blown Up At Sea
Is not that a vision Inspiring!
enough for one lite time?
Dr. Higginbottom addressed the1
chapel meeting of Willamette
university- yesterday;. lunched
-with and spoke to 30 invited
guests at the Y. W. C. A. at noon.
and held a large crowd spen-
Ua'nUcnnrch.tf and th" "Jpded "'"'
on his way to Seattle, whore he world m sincere effort to brine
will deliver an address In the U,",U,."U,1' i .
First Presbyterian church. a reierenaum on wa-. i.-; .
before a declaration of war can tx
made by congress unless tb coun
try is Invaded by a foreign foe.
"Limit term of president The
president of the United States!
should be limited to one term of!
not morn than six years by aak-'
ing him Ineligible for re-election.'
and the Inauguration of the presl-'
dent, and the assembling of the; ,
new congress should be set for;
January followeing the November
"A treaty ratification We fa-;
vor an amendment to the federal
constitution permitting a majority
of the United States senate to rat-;
try a treaty.
The roads and highways com-r "Prohibition The national'
mittee yesterday, because of a de- prohibition amendment should ne
tei mined protest by Senator Hare enforced by the national, state and,'
... . j ; j . -
Watchdogs o"f Senate Suc
ceed in Getting ; Bill ;
XF.W YORK. Feb. 16. News
of the. blowina- no at sea on the
nieht of February of the four-
I . .i v,r.o rhrlM n Knrti
- ... a a I IIBaSlS 1 ia nL lllVf a " " -
a-010 and tne Closing remaras, ffitin mine and of the
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The Statesman of tomor
row or Saturday will contain
a historical section that will
be of state-wide interest. It
will be accompanied by a
sheet of pictures of some of
the outstanding historical
events of this state. You
will want to prtserve your
made by J. W. Palmer of Port
land, who will use as his theme.
"Father and Son. Chums."
On ..Tuesday night a banquet
will be given to the senior high
hcbool boys and their fathers and
a splendid program has been ar
ranged for the affair which will
be announced later.
A limited number of tickets
will be sold to the banquets and
all reservations should be in by
Friday-night. The Mothers' club
of the,Y. M. C. A. Is preparing
the menu - which will be served
by the members ot the Girl Re-
eaeaoe from death of the ten mem
bers of the crew was orouj?ni nrrr
today bv the steamship Munamar,
which arrived with the survivors
The explosion occurred north
west of Cape Maysi. Cuba, accord
I n m tn hpr rantaii). J. I. Cook.
standinr by in small boata until
the schooner sank out of sight the
crew hoisted a sail and set out for
ruba. arriving late the next day
CLARKE JAIL STORMED
' BILL TO TAX BOXI FAILS
The bill introduced by Senators
Ryan and Vinton providing for
a tax on all bonds except govern
ment bonds failed to pass the sen
ate yesterday afternoon.-
ATHENS. Ga.. Feb. 16. A mob
or 5000 persons tonight stormed
tbe Clarke county jail and after
forcibly taking John L. Eberhardt.
a negro, charged with the murder
of Mrs. Walter Lee. of Oconee
county, from tbe Jail, burned him
at the stake.
and other watchdogs . protecting
the state highway funds, voted to
withdraw senate bill 265. intro
duced as a committee measure.
Under the present law. the high
way commission may, nbder direc
tion of the attorney general, em
ploy counsel, fix his duties and
provide his compensation. - Senate
bill 265 proposed lo eliminate the
provision- that employment . of
counsel. must be under . direction
of the-attorney general, it pro
vided .(hat actions at law and
suits in equity could be com
menced' and prosecuted against
the commission on all. contracts
entered into by the' commission to
the same extent as those entered
Into by individnals. Further. It
provided that a direct certification
could be made to the supreme
court of all facts relating to mat
ters in which the commission
might be in doubt as to rule of
By the substitution of a minor
ity adverse report for a majority
favorable report the senate killed
by indefinite postponement senate
'bill 266. proposing to extend from
two to four years the statute of
limitations relative to claims pre
sented to the secretary of state
against the highway commission.
Senate bill 264. providing that
97 percent Instead of the present
85 per cent of the contract price
of highway construction may be
municipal officers without fear orj
"Military training We are op-;
posed to universal compulsory mil-j
ltary training. !
Profiteering The Democratic
party pledges the nation to rid lt
of the profiteer and to cloe the;
door against his return. It wllli
endeavor to eliminate all nnneces-; .
sary middlemen by the encourage-, .
mene of organizations among pro-;
ducers that will bring those who.
produce and those who use nearer'
together. It will enact and enforce1
laws that will effectively preventj
excessive charges by such middle-!
men as are necessary. To this end!
it will demand - legislation sub-'
jecting to the penalties of the',
criminal law all corporate officers
and employes who give or carry)
out instructions that result In ex
tortion; it will make it unlawful,
for anyone engaged in Interstate!
commerce to make tbe sale of onei
article dependent upon the pur-i
chase of another article, and Jt
will require such corporation to I
disclose to cqstomers the differ-1
ence between cost price and sell-,
Ing price or limit the profit that;
can be legally charged as the rate ;
of interest Is now limited. j
"Soldiers and sailors We fa-j
vor a liberal policy in providing
for soldiers and sailors who made
sacrifices In the world war.' 1
"A national bulletin We favor j
a national bulletin, not a newt-1
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