The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, August 24, 1921, Page 1, Image 1

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Wednesday unsettled; moderate
"westerly winds.
House of Representatives. by
. Vote pf 181 to 3 Requests
Senate to Take Action on
.printed Remarks, r
Democratic. Senator Does
Not Comment; When At
tack Cited for Censure? ;
WASHIN(3T6N. Mil 13. The
senate today-wan requested In a re
solution adopted by the house by
a vote of 181 to 3. "to take ac
tion" concerning remarks ot Sen
ator Reed, Democrat, Missouri,
during 'debate on the anti-beer bill
last week, which the house held
wero "improper, unparliamentary
and a reflection on the character"
of Representative Volstead, " Re
publican, Minnesota. ; '
First Time in jllstory .
It Is the first, time in history.
so far as official records show,
that the honsa has taken each act
tlon..(On two previous occasions.
However, it' censured a represen
tative for. makins uncompliment
ary statements about senator and
senate. In both incident, the of
fending remarks were eliminated
from the congressional record by
a bouse vote. . . i
The resolution, which was Of
fered by Representative Jewton,
Republican,: Minnesota, was adop-
lea niter Brier debate ' and was
referred 'to the rules committee,
when it reached the senate. Mr.
Reed made no comment concern
, senator Heed's language, as
printed in the - congressional re
cord, follows:.' ,. vy. fsiJtUs
' Reed Derides Volstead
"until toe other day, I never
had , the pleasure of ' seeing the
distinguished author of the Vol
stead act. i His brief biography
: states that! he was born ; in the
United States, 1 am, however, in
formed that he speaks a very bro
ken English. I do not know what
bis ancestry may be, but I do
know that I have gated upon pic
tures of the , celebrated conspira
tors of the past, the countenances
of those who have led in fanat
leal crusades, the burners- of wit
ches, the executioners who applied
s the torch of, persecution and
saw them all again when I looked
at the author of this bill. -
, "liberty First
'I have no respect for a mamj
whether he be a . member of the
house er elsewhere, -who proposes
o whittle down the Constitution
of the United States, who tries
to leave it, as does the amendment
of the house, so that nn officer
can go into every building' ex-
Sept residence; who puts the
iscovery of a bottle of beer above
the- constitution, who, in the pur
suit ' of bis favorite pastime - ot
hunting somebody who may take
a drink, is willing to destroy that
constitution which' he held up his
hand and 'before 'Almighty God,
swore lie; would maintain, protect
and preserve. A man who thinks
more, of . 'getting a bootlegger
than he thinks ot preserving the
palladium of human liberty, is not
lit to be in a legislative body and
not tit to bo a citizen of the Un-
("-onunued on page 2)
The state emergency board,
meeting here in Joint session yes
terday, with; the world war veter
ans bonus and : loan commission.
adopted a resolatlon pledging It
self to back the bonus and loan
rd nP'td the amount of ?9i.
000 in fcdmlnlstratlon of the sol
diers aid act, which was passed
by the people last June, having
been referred by the legislature.
speaking for the aid commls
.vn.: A11!111 General George A.
white, declared that the 131.000
appropriated by the act for iur-
jionen ut aaministerlng an act
which, bnlMa'np a 930,009,000
building and loan assocfatinn la
ridiculously low, and that up to
ysrprauer i immediately pre
ceding the next scioa ot the
Crippfed Man Working on Odd
Fellows Building Wields
Shovel With Anyone
Thero is a man working in the
excavation 5 of the - basement for
the new Odd. Fellows' budding in
Salem to whom the people ought
to taker off their hats though he
wOuldn t want any such - foolish
ness. . . ., " .
lie has lost his right arm at
the elbow. For some men this is
either an excuse for a never-end
ing wau against tne aecrees oi
fate or an anarchistic raid against
those who Jiave been less unfor
tunate, 'or a moral, slump down to
the plane of begging for a. living,
riot so for this .sturdy man. lie
has developed a left arm that
would make Jack'Dempsey Quit
cold. With that,, and the leather
covered stump of the right, he
wields a shovel with the beet man
on the job. He is a useful, capa
ble member of society. He - has
asked no odds, made no apology,
bat simply sailed Into his job with
heart - and soul and he makes
good anywhere. a -
This man is out of luck physi
cally but he has a priceless spirit
and a priceless body, in that he
has taken what he - had left and
put it to helpful work. He is a
distinct asset to any community
more than many a silk-socked
idler or sad-faced pessimist who
has every .finger and toe intact!
ZR-2, .Giant Dirigible, Held
from Shelter While on
Test Cruise
PULHAM. England, Aug. 23. T
Out over the North sea, above the
low clouds and the banks of mist;
the giant dirigible ZR-2 tonight
was cruising up and down off the
coast ot Norfolk waiting for day
light to guide her-to her moor
lngs at Pulham.
The big aircraft, purchased ty
the' American navy from Great
Britain, is on a trial trip from
Howden to Pulham. The voyage
began at 7:10 o'clock thir morn
ing and was expected to end be
fore . darkness fell over eastern
As the afternoon advanced the
weather conditions became bad,
and as mist' and low clouds gath
ered and ; penetrated inland - from
the Norfolk coast, it' was decided
not to attempt. to 'berth the air
ship tonight, owing to the danger
or accident. Therefore the ZR-2
I wllf remain out at sea until dawn
at. least. ;' ,
Lightning Storm Starts -
"Fires at Denver,' Colo.
DENVER. Colo., Aug, 23. A
dozen fires were reported started
by lightning during a terrific
electric disturbance tonight. The
city street, lights and the city
lighting ptant were nut out of
HONOLULU, T. H., Aug. 23.
Foreign Minister Uchida will head
the Japanese delegation to the
disarmament conference, accord
ing to authoritative sources, says
a Tokio dispatch to the Shtmpo,
a Japanese language newspaper
here. " s - .'.
legislature about $90,000 will be
The resolution adopted by the
emergency board ; yesterday does
not immediately provide any am
ount 1n addition to the $30,000
appropriated by the legislature.
It guarantees that the emergency
board will take care of the defi
ciency at such times as necessary.
: Sam A. Koser, secretary of
state, asked tht $12,500 to meet
the expenses of tho additional of
fice help made necessary by", tbe
act,- and O. P. Iloff, state treas
urer, asked for $2,000 to meet the
expense ot handling the bonds un
der the act. The board did not
make ah allowance of these am
ounts, but, pledged itself to pro
vide the necessary funds when ac
tually needed.
Congress to .Rectify Wrong
Done by ( Federal i Judge
Boyd in Holding Owen
Keating Law Invalid.
American Federation of La
bor Body Asserts Na
tion's Youth in Danger
23. A statement urging con
gress to rectify what was describ
ed as the wrong done by the de
cision of Federal Judge James fc.
Hoyd, yesterday .at Ureensooro,
N. C, in declaring the Owen-
Keating ehild labor law unconsti
tutional, was made public here
today by tho executive council ot
the American Federation of La
tor. Should lie Appealed
"The decision should ho ap
pealed to the highest conrt in our
land," said the statement. "And
it is to be strongly hoped that the
Un'ted" States supreme court will
remove the blemish which Judge
Boyd has nut upon the jndTciary
of our land and prevent the chil
dren of our land from ramus in
to the grasping and greedy hanas
of exploiters and from grindfag
their bones into profits."
Rfticb, Work on Slate
Owing to a large number or
inrisdictional matters betore the
council, it engaged today only 10
a preliminary , discussion" regard
ing thB formation of a new policy
m sruide the American labor
Various Counties Put Peace
Officers in Fields As
Pickers Assemble
That hop pickers at the various
yards in the Willamette valley
will be accorded protection is re
ported, by peace officers of the
counties in which yards are lo-
, The distribution of special dep
uties and state agents through
the yards has been very satisfac
tbry In past years, according to
local hop growers. Except for an
occasional theft or the appear
ance of a nondescript labor agi
tator. the Willamette valley hop
pickers are the cause of very lit
tle commotion during the season
Usually the best protection Is
accorded when the identity of the
representative of the law is kept
secret as well as the location of
the office from which he is work
ing. No trouble is looked for
in Marlon county this year, as
most of the workers are city fam
ilies taking advantage of Uie de
mand tor help to earn extra money
and at the same time enjoy an
out-of-door camping experience.
Man Held. In. Los Angeles
Murder jase Denies
Claim of Attorney
LOS ANGELES, Cal., Aug. 23.
-Arthur C. Burch, Indicted with
Mrs. Madalyne Obenehaln for the
alleged murder of J. Bel ton Ken
nedy, denied today ho and his co-,
defendant had ver ben In love
with' one another. Ho made this
declaration In. response to a pub
lished statement attributed to
Malcolm MacLaren, special inves-
; gator of the district attorney's
office, to the effect the prosecu
tion expected to prove a love af
fair lor the motive ot the tiaylg.
m m
Directions Are Given for
Those Who Wish to See One
of World's Famous Cows
For those who really would like
to see one of the most famous
Jersey cows in the world, it may
be said that the home of the
owner, Harry D. Iliif, is on tne
Independence road, two miles
south of Independence. It Is the
story-and-a-half house with largj
red barn, white stripes, on the
left hand side tf the road as tne
traveler goes south fromt Inde
pendence. '
This famous cow, St. Mawes
Lad's Lady, Is the world cham
pion senior yearling in the pro
duction of butter fat in one year.
Her record is .828 pounds, and it
may be said to her credit that
after making this wonderful rec
ord she looks as fit and fine as
ever. .
Visitors, it is understood,
Higher Court Holds Accused
Man's Sanity is Estab
lished by Experts
SEATTLE. Wash. Aug 23.
After the state supreme court to
day had refused to interfere in the
murder case against James E. Ma
honey, accused of killing his age4
bride and dropping a trunk con-
taining her ' body In Lake Union
here, Mahoney was brought into
Huperior court to plead. The pris
oner stood mute and the custom
ary plea of not guilty was entered
for him. The:trial was set for
September 20-
Defense counsel had appealed
to the higher court to. stay pro
ceedings pending a-jury hearing
on the contention that Mahoney
was insane. A medical commis
sion last week examined Mahoney
and pronounced him sane.
No Concerted Action Yet Ta
ken in City to Save
Elm Trees
Although authorities on bugs
and beetles have repeatedly stated
that the elm beetle was likely to
kill many of the, fine elms in the
city unless properly sprayed,
there has been no concerted action
either by city or county authori
ties to do the general spraying
that wJU be so necessary within
the next 10 days.
S. H. Van' Trump, county .ag
riculturist, says he has no funds
with which to spray, although the
Valley Motor, company still offers
its Bean sprayer and truck to ald
those who are interested in pre
serving the stately elms.
The first attack of elm beetle
stripped bare many of the finest
elms in the city, but as is cus-
tomary with trees thus denuded,
they began to put out additional
leaves. Now, just as these leaves
are beginning to develop, the sec-
ond crop of beetles Is about ready
to hatch, and according to Mr.
Van Trump, unless these beetles
are destroyed by sprayingrvth2
life of the tree Is seriously: en
dangered. During this time of
year a tree cannot live without
breathing and this is done through
its leaves, he says.
Prisoner Gives; Up and
' Is Returned to Jail
DALLAS. Or.. Aug. 23 Special
to Tho Statesman Frank Coon,
a Dallas boy who escaped from
the county jail several weeks acp.
gsve himself up to Sheriff John
W. Orr Mondayq 'afternoon and
was returned lo a cell in the Coun
ty Jail to finish serving a 30-day
sentence. Copn was arrested for
larceny from clothes of swimmers
at the pool near the rity park and
was given a 30 days' sentence by
Justice of the Peace Ed. F. Coad.
After he had "served 10 days he
.ran away while he and another
prisoner were piling In wood.
Coon told Sheriff Orr that he had
been to Seattle for a visit with a
hmthr i t. th nnininn that
he has'been in the woods west
pf Dallas the aUrt-tlmv'vi:.r'.
August 24 Set As Date for
Completion of Pact Be
tween German Nation and
United States.
Contents of Instrument Kept
Secret, Provides for Re
sumption of Relations
I1ERLIN, Aug. 23. (By the
Associated Press) Tho peace
treaty between the United States
and Germany will be signed to
morrow. The cabinet gave the
document final consideration at a
special spss on early this evening,
which was attended by President
The document will be signed
by Kllis Loring Dresel, Unitea
States commissioner and Dr.
Friederich Rosen, the German
foreign minister, who has been
empowered by President Kbert,
according to the German, consti
tution to affix his signature in be
nalf of the German republic. Mr.
Dresel has received full creden
tials from Washington.
7 Relations ftestorotl
Beyond the statement that the
treaty formally provides tor the
restoration of friendly relations
and an immediate resumption of
diplomatic and consular inter
course between the United tSates
and Germany, no information wns
obtainable tonight regarding the
Detail Not Complete
It was intimated, however, that
there are no provisions included
in it for the precise treatment oi
financial, commercial and eco
nomic issues, which still are in
abevance. It is said that these
will be made the subject of fu
ture negotiations.
Former Polk County Sheriff
Will Have fine Rug From
Animal's Skin
DALLAS. Or., Aug. 23 (Special
to The Statesman John M. Grant
former sheriff of Polk county,
killed ono of the largest black
bears ever seen in this part of
the stated Sunday on Laurel moun
tain about 15 miles west of Dal
las. Mr. Grant, who when he is
f ot raising hops is in the employ
of. the state as assistant fire war
den. was going over the trail:;
with Patrolman Gos3o when the
spied a large bear in the trail.
Grant fired at the animal and
brought him down, but the bear
put up a pretty stiff fight before
being killed. The animal weighed
.-over 1000 pounds and the men
had great difficulty in getting him
, to their camp. Mr. Grant brought
J the hide to Dallas and will nave
Ut made into a rug.
Hightower Tells Prosecutor
That He Could Save Self,
Writes For Aid
23. William II. Hightower. in
jail here accused of the murder
of the Reverend Patrick Heslln,
Catholic priest of Cod ma. is
quoted today as having told Dis
trict Attorney Franklin Swart he
could tell where he was on the
eight of -the murder. August 2,
last tut would not "betray oth
ers." Hightower today wrote to Fred
Hall. Bakersf leld , capitalist, for
knni tia aim wnrked . for auRist-
s anew in Ilia defense and for thel
j address of an attorney Hishtow-
c cannot locate. . "
Although the Republican political plum tree was sevcroly
shaicen a short time ago when a number of the plums fell in
to the hands of anxiously awaiting candidates, there is one
luscious plum of special interest to folks in Salem that has
not yet been picked. I
This fine plum is that of postmaster at Salem. Although
it should have fallen along in July, according to the opinion
of some Republicans, it still clings, and the big question
among certain Republicans is, how soon will It be shaken
down. i
Among those who are promi
nently mentioned as in a recep
live mood for the appointment of
postmaster are the following:
Walter L. Tooze, Dr. T. C.
Smith. Jr., A. A. Lee, L. Hewlett,
W. I. Staley. John H. Farrar and
A. E. Gibbard.
Test Must De Taken.
It is not known whether all
these receptive candidates will
take the civil service examination,
tut in order really to be in po
sition for appointment, the exam
ination must be taken.
A. A. Lee, who is an active can
didate for the appointment and
Property owners in Salem who
have not yet paid the street im
provement taxes assesred against
their respective properties, are
facing a perilous boost In the
price of these improvements.
City Treasurer Rice is making
and sending out certificate of de
linquency, which are in errect
mortgages collectible by fore
closure ImmediatelJ upon issu
ance. The tax certificato is the
legal formula tor declaring theso
lands forfeitable for the non-payment
of the taxes.
Until the assessments re put
Into th5 form of certificates sold
to the city, the bills bear only t
per cent interest, but upon the
sale of the certificates. thy draw
12 per cent interest. While these
certificates are saleable to any
purchaser, and are gilt-edged se
curity and draw 12 per cent in
Members, of the American le
gion are preparing for some ex
citing times at the meeting called
for Tuesday night, August 30, at
the armory.
A number of questions will
eome up for definite decision at
the meeting that will mean much
for the legion's activities this
coming fall and winter.
Ah to Content Ilroachcd
There is the automobile con
test plan, in 'which it has been
suggested that nhares be ld In
an auto during fair week to raise
funds. Portland did it, and some
members of the local post favor
this money raising plan. Others
do not.
Another big discussion will
come up regarding the A. E. F.
circus which the boys have In
mind for this fall, all In the way
of raising funds to pay for proper
Is Kelly Walp, 19, former care
taker of Southern Pacific freight
engines, a special officer?
This is the .question Salem citi
zens have been asking In con
nection with reports that young
Walp was recently captured- by
automobile bandits who had stolen
a car from Roseburg and whom
he sought to arrest.
On the night of Augustvl8,
Wafp reported to the police sta
tion that he had been seized by
the unknown car bandits, and at
the point of an automatic tilstol
compelled to guide the men and
their stolen machine through Sa
J lem and on the Pacific highway
rente north of town. At that time
PROPERTY jjjgit d n y
who will tako tho civil . service
examination, came to Salem from
Illinois in 18S9 and has been a
lesident of Saiem ever 6lnce. He
went into the abstract business
shortly after his arrtvrl and re
mained In that business" until re
cently. Long; on School ' Board.'-v J
Mr. Loo served as school direc
tor for 10 years.. In the early
'90's he Berved as city treasurer
for three terms; was a charter
member of the Salem Building
and Loan association and its pres-
( Continued on page S)
terest the E6 certificates or liens
so far issued have been "sold" to
the city in payment of the delin
quent charges. There will be 3
total of approximately 160 such
delinquencies, and the certificates
might b sold to any outsider
who wants to pick up a little easy
money on a cinch security at 12
per cent and costs. , ,,
some of these tills run away
tip Into money, even about; 11000
for corn's of the largest, though
the average would not be nearly
so large, as there are a few down
as little as $10 -to $15 cacn.
It's an unnclghborly but legitl
mate opportunity for the careful
investor to make a BU'o-thing
purchase at a prosperous And not
legally usurious rate of interest
" Treasurer Rice says that ac-
( Continued on page 2)
. - . .....
club rooms -and recreational head
quarters, '
Chcrrlngo Itcnicmbrpl
This circus plan provides for an
entertainment either at Oxford
park or at the armory something
like the famous. Cherrlngt" of the
Cherrians several years ago. Opin
ion is divided as to the advisabil
ity of putting on a real live circus
and hero again there may be some
exciting debates.
Then to add to the interest of
the' next Tuesday, evening session,
American legion members will
take up a discussion' of plans for
Increasing the membership of
Capitol post No. 3. :!
More Members X wll
At present there are but 450
members. It Is1 felt that fully
1200 -are' eligible to the Salem
(Continued on page 2)
the story was not given ' much
credit by the police . os phoned
warnings to Woodburn and other
nearby points failed to reveal the
presence of the men described by
Walp, although the highway was
patroled for several hours .after
the incident as reported by. the
young man; .
The stolen machine was discov
ered Saturday carefully hidden in
a straw stack near Gervais and
has been returned to its owner in
Roseburg. according to - Salem
peace officers. - r '
"Kelly Walp is not now, and
never has been, a member of the
Salem police department; nor has
tContlaocl cn page 6)
The Statesman receives th leased
wlrt report ot tha Atsoclati4
( Press, the greatest ud noit re
liable press association la the
world. , - , ; v
Department of i Justice Ar
; rests More Members cf
Nation-Wide Swindlers
Gang Which Undermined
Worthington, held Under
Bond of $1,000,000
Victimized Many
CHICAGO, Aug. 23.
Worthless notes, stolen bonds,
fraudulent deeds of trust and
forged certificates of deposit
running into untold inillior.3
6f dollars have .been flung on
the 1 markets of the country,
federal agents declared today
after, investigating tho oper
ations . of ,. a band alleged to
have been headed by Charles
IV. j French ; and John W.
Worthington. .
. Banks, bond houses, Invest
ment , security brokers and
yvealthy businessmen frcn
toast to "coast were declared
to have been victims of one of
the jmost gigantic - swindles
ever unearthed by department
of justice agents.
I Six million dollars worth of
stolen bonds, nearly $3,000,
000 in worthless notes and
hundreds of thousands of dol
lars worth of trust deeds and
forged certificates of deposit
already have been traced by
department of justice agents,
it was declared. .
The revelations resulted
from a detailed confession ac
credited to Alva W. Harsh
man, said to have been a pri
vate secretary to French, and
who surrendered to federal
Officials-: today; 4 vt''.'-.: .
Held; I'nder Huge llond
Worthington was arrested som
weeks ago and is being held in
$100,000,000 bonds in connec
Hon with mail robberies totaling
approximately $6,000,000. French,
alleged to be his right band man.
was arrested yesterday wit h se v
eralj of ' his associates. : Today "C.
K. Strobe was taken Into custody
In Akron. Ohio, and A. K. fitrel-
sin was arrested In Milwaukee.
Hkrshman was alleged to bawe
of v a deal negotiated by
(Continued on page 2)
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BACKAMK.Vl O. CI-A. 23. K--
rrnnlo look tha opening jrtro from
8a Krinriuro 4 to 1. in two ba! n
inr! for Johanr Coord. Timely kill me
coupled with clever Imm roan in r a
reaponoiblo for tho defoot et U lejfu
leaders im tb fMt .
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aocUro 17 3
M-rmnto 4 0
Batterie f'oorh, Ltwi i4 Telle :
frouKh and Cook
ANUKi.h.H, An. rVaflU frll
upon Metiraw and raeih in tha ninth t
df nd broko intoreclinr U with
four Jrnni, the retnlt ot thre tiOKlea. a
arrifHr,'a triple aad crroc defeat
ter Verooa to 6. . .
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Rattl r . ., ,. , ; ( i i
Vorooa . . e 19 4
BalUYi-r-rraoei. Daily, and gponr
fr; SSolkmUck. MeOraw. faeth nd
i oakxjutd a. Tovtuum
8 AN FkANCISCO. Jk. 23. Tn l.
nmra wt rcoaired for Oaktaad to ar
let rortland hero today, 1 to 2. Oak
land had two ran toad antil tho nishih
hen! Portland tied tho arero u K...
halts, a ainjfK a doubln and a aon4
Kincl. Tho Oaka won ia tho tenth when
fiiunmer tnraw wua to fore Coopt.
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Portland : ,,. . ,',. ., . , ;,;,,, ,;, . j u j
Oakland . ... a a i
Batteries - Johnson. Plumaier and
Kiasi Altea and Koehler. -
8A!,T LAKE CITY. A. S3 After
mu knzrr had ben a it en a rnn
lead In the Htmt inninc on errors, thn
Bora Icradaallr ent down th Irsd an-i
won a the ninth inning, S to 7. I,T
erenii pitched excellent nail, and liu
mates; pat m powerful olfentiva wita
the bat. . .
r -' . B. 11. T-
Vo Ancelea fr, M 7 o o
Salt Lake .. .. i5 5
Batteries Thomas, CrandalU Dnnor-H-h
and Suaaca, Baldwin; iTOreni an J
Edwards. -.'. -.".w .
f 1
Saa Franeisc
Ios Ancelea
Vsrnon ,. ... . , ..
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