The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, November 04, 1921, Page 2, Image 2

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Chicago Circuit Court of
Appeals Asked to Re
scind Federal Ruling
Legal Efforts to Stop Union
Method of Aiding Work
1 ers Causes Strife
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Not. 3.-
Suspenslon of Federal Judge An
derson's temporary injunction
prohibiting the check-off of anion
dues by operators and directing
cessation of union efforts to or
ganixe West Virginia coal fields.
will be asked tomorrow of the
one eleven
Three Inseparables
One for aroma.TUHRISH
The finest tobaccos perfectly
afd and blended
circuit court of appeals at Chi
cago by counsel for the Uaited
Mine Workers of America, it was
learned tonight.
Counsel for the Indiana oper
ators who also opposed the in
junction suit, will not join in the
appeal because of the walkouts
of 25,000 miners having forced
a shutdown of practically all In
diana mines and the attitude of
the operators was to let the uniou
fight out of ths case.
Formal application for the
granting of an appeal also will
be made at Chicago by the union
but this was said by counsel to
be a perfunctory proceeding that
might either be brought before
Judge Anderson or any judge of
the circuit court.
Failure to get complete sus
pension of the injunction, the
union's counsel was said to be
prepared to press for a ruling
that only Indiana operators were
affected. Aside from favorable
court action, union officials re
garded further strike develop
ments as hinging on the action of
operators in discontinuing the
check-off. President John L.
Lewis was advised that the execu
tive board of the Pittsburgh dis
trict would meet tomorrow to act
on district President R. R. Gib
bons' decision to call a strike on
Ionday. Approximately 40,000
miners would be affected, offic
ials said. Elsewhere in coal pro
ducing Etates the miners werfc
said to be awaiting the decision
of operators whether to stop the
Doubt as to the interpretation
of the original strike telegram
expressed by Frank Farrington,
president of the Illinois miners,
was not removed by Mr. Lewis'
answer sent today to the Illinois
leader. Farrington, who was an
anti-administration leader at the
miners' convention, accused Lewi3
of trying to "pass the buck" in
calling the strike and Lewis' re
ply was that "detailed instruc
tions" would be sent whenever
Illinois operators declare their
stand of stopping the check-off.
The answer did not disclose the
nature of the instructions, but
it was said authoritatively that
they would include a strike order.
COLUMBUS, Nov. 3. Ohio
miners who ceased work in pro
test against the federal injunc
tion abolishing the check-off sys
tem were ordered to return to
work by the executive board of
District No. 6, United Mine Work
ers of America, after meeting to
day. Lee Hall, president of the dis
trict, was instructed to notify ail
coal operators that compliance
with their contract, which in
cludes provision for the check-off
system of collection of union dues
is expected and that violation of
it will result In strikes.
Our Grocery Prices
North Salem Situation
Editor Statesman: Replying to
Sunday's Statesman. Relation ot
Property and Proposed Viaduct.
After reading in Sunday'
Statesman, and noting the values
you have placed on our properties,
that are adjacent to and will be
affected by the proposed viaduct
on the Silverton road, we, the
property holders feel we have
been done a great injustice.
We notice where the Commer
cial club of this city and the realty
association are going to a BTeat
deal of expense and time, to in
duce easterners as well as others
to come to our city and invest and
make a greater Salem.
From your attitude of publish
ing values on our property, you
show that Salem is going back
ward, which, we all know to be
false, further, you discourage the
incentive for a larger and better
business in North Salem as well
as kill residence sales.
We think you should have come
end interviewed at least some of
the owners that will be affected,
if this viaduct is constructed in
Etead of jumping at conclusions.
In every instance where you
placed an appraised value, you are
ent'rely out of reason.
Quite a number of years aso
when the Southern Pacific rail
road was buying to double track
their system, they paid from
$1000 to $1200 per acre, and
surely values have not decreased
since then.
Using that as a basis, you have
not even taken under considera
tion any of the improvements on
any of the property affected, not
to say anything as to business
v th -nroDertv owners, oi
both the Silverton road and Pacif
ic highway feel that you should
n ake a thorough investigation
and make amends as far as possi
ble for the wrong you have done
us. ...
W are all taxpayers and teei
that we should have some vo!ce in
matters so important to us.
We the nroDerty owners do not
feel that the taxpayers of Salem
and the state of Oreeon ned bear
the unnecessary expense or malt
ing for the Southern Pacirtc rail
road safer and better crossings.
The Silverton, road ha3 ue?n
raved for several years, yet the
Southern Pacific crossing remains
the same.
This will apply to other south
ern Pacific cross:ngs in Salem, as
If the crossings ar a menace
to the public, let the Southern Pa
cific, who derives the benefits.
improve their own crossings, in
stead of the taxpayers ot this oiy
ind state.
The North Salem Property Owners
6 cans Sardines in Oil -
2 cans Mustard Sardines............. -
3 cans Salmon;..'....:...,.., .
! cans Fork' and Beans
2 packages Snowflake" Crackers 25
1 poilnd Fresh Ginger Snaps 25
20 bars Crystal White Soap 1.00
25 bars Royal White Soap 1.00
35 bars Laundry Soap 10
100 pounds best Potatoes. 2.00
6 ounces Vanilla Flavoring, . - 25
Fresh Horseradish, per bottle - 15
Fresh Codfish, per pound.. 25
Fresh Kippered Salmon. 30
6 cans Salt Herring.. .
Sauer' Kraut, per quart... 1
Idaho Honey, per cake....... .. 30
Valnuts, per pounds
Kellers Corn Flakes .11
Yalley Flour, per sack. l.Jj
X'ranberries, per pound. 25
1 pound Calumet Baking Powder 27
7 pounds Parsnips..... - r 2o
10 pounds Carrots... . r - '25
6 pound Rutabagas. 25 1
1 large package WashingTowder .20
746 Highland Avenue
Phone 496
Built For The Great Outdoors
Suits nd Overcoats
$25.00 to $55.00
FALL and WINTER days demand Clothes that must
do a lot of resisting. Dressed in a suit and overcoat
of pure. Wool made to your measure, winter will have
no terrors for you and you save money buying here.
provided the authorities with in
formation as follows relative to
social influences or experiences:
Boy No. 1 Never interested in
the Boy Scouts, never asked to
join. Went to free swimming class
at the Y.M.C.A., twice. Attended
Sunday school three years ago.
Never have been interested in the
Clothes Too Poor
Boy No. 2 Came to Salem
from a little town about 1$
months ago. I had attended Sun
day school there but never in Sa
lem. I did not hare nice enough
clothes. I always wanted to know
more about the Boy Scouts', butt
had no chance in the country.
Since I came to Salem, no one
ever asked me to join.
Boy No,. 3 Only been in Salem
a few years. Atteaded Sunday
school a few times. I quit going
there just a little while before we
.started to steal those bicycles. The
Sunday school is too slow for a
fellow. Once I was asked to join
the Boy Scouts but some older
boys told me that they are a
I bunch of sissies who can't ever do
r i mini in
Mill!) IM
would assume all costs of liquid
ating the closed bank except leSal
It was announced that 'P"
D. Stacy, former president of tne
Scandinavian-American bank, had
been named president of Bank or
Miss Frances Anderson Will; Executor of Will Sues
Give Exhibit at Ad
olph's Tonight
Salem exponents of billiards
will have an opportunity tonight
to witness the work of Miss Fran
ces Anderson, world's champion
woman billiardist. Miss Anderson
is touring the west and at 8
Fred A. Kurtz Company
Complaint has been filed by
Carev F. Martin, as executor of
the will of N. C. Jorgensen against
Fred A. Kurtz, doing bus.ness un
der the name of the Fred A.
Kurt", company. asklng for judg
ment amounting to $235.
Mr. Martin alleges that dunng
the 1919 season. N. C. Jorgensen
Willamette Team! Prepared
for Game Withi Pacific
University Saturday
es tne iqmow'us
Silverton, the Iter. George Hen
Mcksen Alt. Angel, G. D. Ebcer;
Hubbard j Mrs. C. W. Magyer;
Stayton. jO. V. White; Dallas, Dr..
A. B. Starbuck.
There has been no special quota
assigned! to any district. Cap
tains have been instructed to se.
I. Hi
cure as j many members as po.
sibl?. It is hoped that in Marion
and Polk counties there, may . be
enrolled I this year at least 7000
members. 1 "
In Wcjodburn the Women'i club
will take charge ot the campaign
for menjbershig in that city.
(Continued from page 1.)
district are closed down and no
work is to be had. He told the
judge he wished to come back to
the training school for the winter
and go ahead witA his studies. Mr.
Gilbert described him as a boy of
unusual ability and favored his
return. State. Treasurer Hoff said
to refuse would be to encourage
him to commit an offense so he
mght be sent back. The board
voted that he should be allowed
to re urn.
Mr. Gilbert told of another
youth who recently has been dis
charged from the navy. He re
turned to Salem yesterday and
called up the school.
"I have a notion to do some
thing so 1 can come back." he told
I the superintendent over the
Mr. Gilbert advised him not to.
but to keep looking for a job.
Some fear was expressed that
the action of the board in the
case of the Union county lad
would furnish precedent for simi
lar action with respect to the state
prison and the hospital for the in
sane, it was held that the con
dition could be guarded against.
(Continued from page 1)
Methodists May Add to
Sunday School Rooms
11 a; .... ... tt-.i i
o'clock tonight will appear at the i ld and delivered 10 iue r. ...
Adolph Brothers parlors. ; Kurtx company a certain .uan;
n admission will he rharori ! titv of aDules and received part
for the exhibition during which j payment for them, and that at a
Miss Anderson demonstrates trick ! settlement of accounts last March
TV. a rtonrrflt bonfire on Sweet-
:anbfen1hStiC ToiST. Cheeraj Greet Proposal ;
10 uust me napsourgs
and fancy shots. She challenges
the best of Salem's players to a
match during the evening.
Miss Anderson claims that she
has lost only 19 of more than
250 matches during the present
tour. She has played billiards
since .she was 14 years old and
won the title about 10 years a
She .ases a 21 ounce cue
.highest run, she says, was 51
made at Dayton, O., two years
there was still due Mr. Jorgen
sen the sum of $235 and this Mr.
Kurtz promised to pay on Moy 1.
Mr. Martin alleges the amo'int
has not been paid, and asks for
if-! Drager Files Demurrer
Her j . . .. .... . ..:
In School uisinci ouu
One More Pledge Means j
Much to Association
The impression that such a
method may not lead to an imme
diate agreement has been given
color by the apparent intention
of some other powers to pursue
an opposite course and enter the
conference setting a high figure
aj the measure ot the naval arm
ament they consider requisite to
their national safety. Japan has
indicated she would suggest the
necessity of maintaining a navy
equal to any which might enter
her sphere in the Far East, a
proportion which naval experts
say is well in excess of her pres
ent power.
Naval Question First
The naval armament question
is considered certain to be the
first to occupy attention of the
conferenca, but it is not the ex
pectation of officials that the live
problems of Far Eastern diplom
acy will remain long in the back
ground. As the conference is
viewed In prospect, it is believed
that the diplomatic and armament
angles may develop simultane
ously so that Instead of having
a fixed program of consecutive
subjects the delegates will fall
into the practice of considering
this or that problem as occasion
may bring it to the front.
(Continued from page 1.)
That the present housing anu
ejuipment were inadejuale for th-j
Sunday school enrollment was the
decision of the official board ot
the First Methodist church at a
meeting Wednesday night. More
than 350 new students have been
added to the Sunday school en
rollment in the past year, accord
ing to Rev. Blain E. Klrkpatrick
which brings the total number
taking instruction up to 1100.
A temporary building to foe
erected on the rear of the lot now
Occupied by the church was one
of the proposed ways of meeting
the conditions as shown last night.
Committees on ways and means
and a special building committee
were named last night to investi
gate. These committees will re
port at a meeting of the officfcil
board November 9. The special
building committee is composed
of R. R. Jones, A. A. Siewerf
and J. B .Littler.
The regular finance committee
will act as a ways and means com
mittee, w. C. Winslow is chair
man of the regular committee.
The Y. M. C. A. needs but one
more pledge of $250 to assure the
tentative pledges of seven others
who have been given with the
understanding that a total of
eight pledges of $250 each will
be subscribed.
Thosa in charge of the cam
paign hope to close their work
this week. It is known that a
number who have pledged for
work have not as yet Been many
who supported the Y. M. C. A.
a year ago. There will be the
usual noon luncheon of workers.
The following pledges were re
ported yesterday, bringing the
total up to $8569.50.
J. A. Kapphahn, $5; P. J. Lar
sen & Sons, $5; Charles H. Whit
more, $5; Edward Phernetton,
$20; Harry E. White, $5; K. W.
Durbin, $20; W. T. Jenks, $50;
D. T. Potter, $5; H. S. Gile. $50;
W. L. Phillips. $16; Julius Cohen
$16; C. M. Mial. $25; c; J. Brier
Co. $10; A. C. Bishop, $10; Wil
liam H. Paulus, $16; G. T- Frey,
$16; F. B. Southwick, $5.
Presbyterian Workers
Ready to Break Strike
A district meeting of the Pres
byterian churches within a short
distance from Saiem met Wednes
day for a conference her? The
churches included in the district
are Salem. Dallas. Woodbum,
Marion, Gervais, Fairfield. Me
hama. Pleasant Grove and Spring
Among outside speakers present
were Mrs. C. W. Williams of Port-
lend, representing the Women 3
Missionary board of the northwect
district; Westen T. Johnson of
peneral missionary board and
Rev. W. H. Amos of Portland, as
sistant superintendent of Home
missionary board.
Dinner was served to the dele
gates in the Y. W. C. A. dining
room and informal talks were giv
en following the dinner.
D. G. Drager, treasurer of Mar
ion county, in answer to a writ of
mandamus ordering him to bay
certain school warrants or show
cause why he should not pay, has
demurred on the ground tnat tne
mandamus does not state facts
sufficient to justify its issuance or
to constitute a valid cause against
The mandamus proceedings
were brought against Mr. Drager
as treasurer by a school district in
the northern part of the county
and the legal points involved
brings up the question as to
whether a school district which
has voted funds for a school house
may use the funds temporarily for
other purposes.
The district about a year ago
voted $23,500 in ordef to buy
grounds and build a school house.
Later, the directors decided to'put
off building a year or so. In or
der to secure interest from the
idle funds, the directors decided
to loan the money to the Willam
ette Valley Mortgage & Loan com
pany at 6 per cent for one year. .
The directors then issued a
warrant and order on the county
treasurer, in favor of the Willam
ette Valley Mortgage & Loan com
pany. Mr. Drager refused to hon
or the warrant, on the ground that
the money voted by the district
could be withdrawn from the
county treasury for one purpose
only that of buying property and
erecting a school house.
n),loi members Ot me
rooters, faculty members, co-eds.
will have a part on ne
program, ana u I"' ' -
verize Pacific saiuruaj. -nothing
in signs or yells.
The team U going ahead stead
ily, working while it waits for
the Pacific bunch to arrive. It is
pretty certain to be a hot game,
for Pacific is said to have the
riavlest. strongest team in its
history a leant witb no cripples
of accidents, while j Willamette
has had enough sprains and
breaks to furnish a whole row
of hospitals with horrible exam
ples. The loss of Barnes, from
the scrimmage Wednesday night,
is the latest discouraging an
nouncement. Rut there have
been so many that It's a rather
old story
The Bearcat squad was photo
graphed, making a rather Impos-
iiur showing. There are gooa
men in reserve for every position;
some are pretty green, even
rreener than their green caps
might indicate, but they promise
strength and courage, and they
can, soon ;Jt experience In a
came. several iresnmen win
doubtless play In the Pacific
Saturday's game will be the
last on the home field. The next
will be at Walla Walla, Novem
ber 19. with Whitman. The week
following the Bearcats will clash
with the College of Puget Sound
at Tacoma. Then they will de
flate the pigskin, put the mo'e
skins in mothballs and get Into
the basketball swim.
Bingham Overrules Motion
For Children to Appear
Declaring that he did not feel
jualified to pass an opinion as to
whether children should be re
leased from the state institution
of the feebleminded, Judge
George G. Bingham yesterday
overruled a motion that the four
Councilman children should be
brought into court, to show why
they should be permitted to return
to their Eugene home.
Attorneys for the children
hoped to have them brought into
court and there examined. Par
ents of the children claim that
the children were taken from the
Boys' and Girls' Aid society at
Portland, and without their con
sent, sent to the feeble-minded
school. The parents are endeav
oring to have them returned
home. On complaint of neigh
bors last year the Councilman
children were originally brought
before the Coos county court and
sent to the Portland institution.
at the offices of Judge Bushey
yesterday afternoon.
"Well, boys, have you put those
bicycles together yet?" queried
Judee Bushey.
And then followed the lad's
summing up of their activities
since they were taken into custo
dy by the police last Saturday and
six bicycles stolen by them re
covered. Each of the wheels Is
In a more or less damaged condi
tion, as the two boys had been
busily occupied in dismantling the
wheels and tires and In repainting
Youngster No. 1. told Judge
Bushey that he was having much
trouble in making the bicycles "as
good as new" which was his
promise to the court Monday.
"It was easy to ride the
wheels away and hide them while
their owners were in school. '' said
the little fellow, but somehow I
can't find all the pedals and other
parts that we took off the bikes.
Judge Wants to Help
As in scores of other juvenile
rnes handled by him. County
Judge Bushey is co-operating with
the boys in their efforts to make
up for their past offenses and to
regain a good standing in the
When questioned as to what
their interests had been, both lads
stated that they had never paid
mucu attention to the work of the
Y.M.O.A. or to the Boy Scouts.
Three other boys recently sent
to the reform school because ot
failure to convince the court that
their home surroundings would
Miss Grace Taylor Elected
Nurse at Special Meet
ing of Board
Af a meeting held yesteday of
a special committee appointed by
the school board. Dr. J. O. Mat-
thls was elected school physician
and Miss Grace Taylor, school
nurse. Both will begin their du
ties at once.
Due to the fact that the school
board had but a small budget
with which to work on. there has
been no school physician or nurse.
But at the last meeting of the
boird. the opinion was expressed
that it would be for the best for
he schools to have a physician
and nurse and a committee was
appointed with power to act.
This will be the first work of
Dr. Matthis in an official capacity
for the schools. Miss Taylor has
served for a number of years as
school nurse and is well known
to school patrons.
The position of school nurse
carries with it a salary of $100
a month and school physician
keep them out of further trouble $50 a month.
TWIN FALLS, Ida., Nov. 3.
The case of Lyda Meyer Southard
charged with first degree murder
of Edward F. Meyer, Went to the
jury today at 4:40 o'clock, follow
ing the reading of instructions by
the court which consumed exactly
40 minutes.
At 1 o'clock this morning the
jury had failed to arrive at a ver
dict and ceased its deliverations
asking that they be conducted to
the hotel where they will spend
the remainder of the night.
Mary Nelson Commits
Suicide in Portland
PORTLAND, Or.. Nov. 3.
Mary Nelson, aged 20. was found
dead in her room here today with
the gas turned on and doors and
windows plugged up. A note to
her room mate. Miss Ona May
Mitchell, stated she was tired of
the struggle of life and asked for
giveness for her act.
The girl had a brother in Hart
line. Wash., and a sister in Wood-
burn, Or. She had worked as a
waitress in local restaurants. Her
roommate is in a hospital for an
Portland Wheat Bids
Go Down to 97 Cents
PORTLAND. Or . Nov. 3.
Portland wheat bids went down to
97 cents a bushel for the be3t
varieties today on the Merchants
Exchange a loss of 2 to 3 cents a
bushel for the day.
The new prices are the lowest
named in this market for approx
imately six years.
Because of the lower prices that
wheat is available at in Canada
and in Australia. Japanese buyers
have been trying to resell wheat
purchased here.
HOUSTON, Tex., Nov. 3. Gio
vanni Scottl, conducting the or
chestra to the presentation of the
opera "La Foza del Destino,"
dropped dead back of the curtain
after the close of the first act tonight.
Savage Rapids Dam Will
Be Dedicated Saturday
BUD A PEST. Nov 3. (By the
Associated Press) When Pre
mier Dejthlen today introduced in
the assembly th bill calling for
the dethroning or former King
Charles (and the ousting of the
Hapsburg dynasty from Hungary. ?
there were cheerg for Charles by "
the legitimists.
The bill protests against Inter
ference of foreign powers In Huni
gary, provides removal of . the
Hapsburgs from power and calU
for postponement for an indefin- -.
Ite period of the election ot a new
king of Hungary. The bill will
tome up for debate tomorrow.
Eight days or mourning for
Hungary because of the country"!
humiliation through the escapade
of Charles has been ordered by
tha minister of the interior.
VICTORIA, D. C Not; S-" ,
One thousand families from the
British isles will emigrate to Brlu
ish Columbia to settle In the
Stuart Lake cpuntry, in the nor-r
them part of the province, it wai:
learned; here today. This It the
result dr action bjr.Jthe commJtt.
of the house of commons, Vbictt
acted o(n proposal of T. ID. Pat'
tulo, British Columbia minister
of lands, who recently was In Lou-
don., The area to; be coloured
includes 200,000 acrjes. ..
U- '. T
KALISPEL, Mont.; Nov. 3.
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Motion to Quash Sensation
al Issue Will Be Made in
Senate Tomorrow
WASHINGTON, Nov. 3. A mo
tion is to be made in the senate
tomorrow. Democratic senators
announced tonight, to drop the
investigation by the special sen
ate committee into the charges of
Senator Watson, : Democrat, Geor
gia, that American soldiers were
hanged in France without trial.
Whether a partisan issue would
develop out of the ca3e was un
certain tonight, but several Re
publicans declared they were
ready to resist the Democratic
motion, which Senator Simmons,
Democrat, Nort Carolina, said he
planned to offer. He Is to move
discharge of dissolution of the
special investigating committee.
tne Simmons motion was
agreed on after conferences be
tween Republican and Democratis
leaders and Senator Watson and
after presentation by Mr. Wat
son of letters, telegrams and
newspaper clippings as substan
tiating his charges. Democratic
senators claimedthey had assur
ances from some Republican lead
ers that they would not object
to dissolution of the committee,
but other Republicans declared
they would oppose the Simmons
Senator Wratson said he con
tinued to object to presenting the
case before any committee and
that he proposed to proceed with
his evidence in, the open senate.
GRANTS PASS.. Or.. Nov. 3.
Dedicatory services of the Savage
Rapids irrigation dam which has
"been completed this month will be
held Saturday, November 5th.
Plans are being made, and an ex
tensive program has already been
prepared for the event.
President W. J. Kerr of the
Oregon Agricultural college will
deliver the dedicatory address.
Other speakers of ; the day are
State Engineer Percy Cupper, of
Salem, and J. W. Harrison of San
Francisco. Secretary of State Sam
Kozer will Press the; button which
will loose the waters Into the canals.
Invitations have been sent' to
many prominent persons all over
the Pacific coast and a large at
tendance is expected at the celebration..
James j Pullman, 35, of Somers.
Mont., was shot and fatally
tn nwl fit. hi. hiinltni. mi n. nn . t.
Bert Schlogal, while the two aiea .v
were stalking a deer In the vicin- '
Ity of Loon lake on Tuesday. The -body
was brought here by Schlo- '
gel, who reported the accident.
CHICAGO, Nov. 3 Socialist
national headquarters today - an
nounced that It has printed and
prepared to distribute copies ot
Eugene V. Debs' speech at CaM
ton OlSIn Hnrfncr f Vi rar o m m,1iI.W
Ul kt. X -ft
V.V iu ftllH VUUTIHUUU HUU Dcii L Oil CO -
to 10 years in prison.
NEW YORK, Nov. 3. Ed
(Strangler) Lewis, former heavy
weight wrestling champion, to
night defeated Joe Polk, inter
allied title holder in a two-fall
match. The first fall was gained
after 6 minutes and 40 seconds
with a double wristlock, and the
second in four minutes 19 seconds
with o double body hold.
Red Cross Captains Are
Announced by Mr. Fields
With the campaign for mem
bership in the Red Cross. Willam
ette chapter, beginning Armistice
day. Dr. D. M. Field, who is in
charge of the campaign, announc-
Tonight 8 o9Clock
World's Champion Lady'
Pocket Billiard Player
Performs at Adolph Bros.
! Billiard Parlor
7. ; r . . V
; . '.
No Admission Charged
..The New Hardware Store-
W. COHEN, Prop. r
220 N. Commercial St
Builders Hardware
Tools ,
Plumbing Supplies
Cookinj? Utensils
Bid Made for Assets of
Defunct Seattle Bank
SEATTLE, Nov. 3 Purchase
of all assets of the defunct Scandinavian-American
bank were offer
ed in a bid today submitted to a
state supervisor of banking,
through the Superior court, by a
committee representing ths Bank
of Washington and the Lumber
men's bank, institutions incorpor
ated at Olympia last Saturday.
The board would provide a sum
rufficient to pay immediately all
depositors of the Scandinavian
American bank, 0 per cent cf
their claims. Depositors claiming
$100, or less, would be paid in
fulL - The proposal stipulates fur
ther that the two new
rianre Called Absurd
LANSING. Mich.. Nov. 3 Col.
S. D. Pepper, assistant attorney
general and former judge advo
cate of the Fifth army corps, to
day declared he was prepared to
submit record of the Firth corps
in refutation of charges made in
the senate that American soldiers
were executed in France without
proper trial. Colonel Pepper said
there probably were three execu
tions in the Fifth corps but all
followed court martials in which
"entPTire was approved by General
Pershing. He declared Senator
Watson's charges "absurd."
Watson Support rl
OTTAWA. Ont., Nov. 3. T. J.
Frye of Morrisburg. Ont.. today
announced he had sent Senator
Watson of Georgia a telegram of
fering "a volume of additional
evidence" in support of the sena
tor's charge that American sol
i'rs were banged in France with
out trial. Frye added that he had
no direct connection with the ar-
banks my and had not been overseas.
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