The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, January 10, 1922, Page 2, Image 2

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v 'Circuit Judge George G. Blng
. ham 1 recently outlined, the princi
ples of nataralizalloir-work car
ried on in his court during the
past year. During that time orer
100 foreign-thorn residents have
completed their eitizenahl papers
' in Marion county. ."- ;
Since Jan 0 try 1. Jll, over
210 foreign born Individuals have
passed through this court, and
Judge Bingham's methods of se
curing the interest of this factor
of America's "Melting pot" has
attracted interest throughout the
country". Some ' of the local Jur
ist's obBerratlons, on the subject
are gives in the observations pen
ned by him: , '
. s I: naildln ClUzenshlp"
' "Some wise man, has said: "the
longer, we live the more things
. we find out." That remark ap
plies to governments as well as
, individuals. ! Prior to the Natural
ization Act of 1906 there had been
many abases In the ' creation of
new citizens The enforcement of
the law throughout the country
bad become bo lax in some court
that the act of being naturalized
as an American citizen' was re
carded as am almost, meaningless
ceremony and 'a large number of
aliens were admitted to cltlzen
ship without evidence ci any
f- prior preparation.- Indeed; I have
a number. of times heard the ex
cuse given when asked about the
aims and object of our govern
ment, to which no intelligent re?
sponse was given, that the appli
cant had been so busy working
that he had no time to. read or
inform himself. v
Lack f ; Appreciation
'Tho fundamental evil in this
country lslhe lack or . real appre
ciation of tfnj responsibilities of
; citizenship. . Recently there has
been an awakening; to the - dnty
- to be performed with the making
Of an American citizen. Americ
anization la a popular tonic and
Just now there are many activities
along tnat line.
. frttizenshlp a Privilege
"Citizenship Is a privilege, con
ferred the ronrnmnnt nnrf In
no sense can it be said to be a
' ; matter nf rirht which fa n R. vr.
ed by the Individual. ? There are
a number of different methods by
which; It may be acquired, as by
an kct of congress in the admis
sion of Some 'Of OUT TerrlrnrlM
to statehood, special acts of con
, gress as the restoration of Mrs
Nellie Grant Fartorls to citizenship
after the death of her English
nusoana; ny treaties, on aequlr
! ing new territory, as the Hawaiian
V Islands: the .general naturaliza
tion act of congress of 1S)0 and
amendments, which provides the
terms ana . conditions . on. which
any; alien may apply- for citizen
ship, and the Soldiers' and Sailors'
. , v,i "uji iu'iudiuiicb, provides
mat any soldier or sailor with an
; honorable discharge may become
a citizen by proof or service. Iden
tity; of the individual and taking
the oath of allegiance. '! : ,
:r'" Conferrfag Citiaen-thip r ;
"An individual would not In
vite to his home one whom he is
not ; reasonably sure Is a fit per
son to introduce to' his : family
The; government Is trying to ex-
oivm io oaijio earn in in in-
mission or foreigners to citizen
:' ship'.' iV'.-l-"' Pi'-c n -.
; "After the filing of a .petition
- for final papers, the government,
through special agents, e&deavort
to Inform Itself as to the con
duct of the petitioner while liv
ing among us.. One who commits
n crime, of nay considerable im
portance. cannot be admitted to
citizenship. Larccrny, disorderly
conduct, violation of temperance
laws.' cruelty to wife or children,
and generally those thin thai
are un-American win actuate a
judge to deny a petition.
- Requires Careful .Observance
i "Experience of the last few
yeara. haa . shown that the best
Interests - of the governments re
quire careful observance In the
admission of aliens to citizenship,
and that the present law should
be amended or an eutirely. new
. law be i enacted to Insure that
undesirable shall not be admit
ted. .Congress has a committee
now investigating the subject and
It Is more than probable that a
new and more comprehensive set
be recommended for adoption
Resident Aliens
Vi ,k
'Aliens in tbls country who re
main such after their period of
. residence 'here makes them elig
ible fori citizenship should, iin-
"Questionably, in so,me i way be
made to pay for the privilege?
pf residing here.. They have all
the benefits and escape some of
the burdens of upholding our free
Institutions. ! Many have lived In
this country for years, have pros
pered ana yet their reelings for
the mother country exceed the at
tachment Which ther have fnt
this. 1 am not in harmony with
the Importation of cheap labor to
compete with our own people
Our labor disturbances are large
ly for.tered by non-English Speak
lna' Twrvn1a 1 1 a t. -
--is r f v - . vuuui
manufacturing industries without
the cheap labor of Europe to op
erate them, then we are better
Off without the industries. It
Ppeara to me that five years Is
Jong enough for a - foreigner to
determine whether he is well dis
posed to our government, and by
the expiration of that time he
tebpoJd either take active steps
j i Recnre citizenship or return tc
niS home country.
L Common Language
. ,vj Americanization - .implies s
common language for America, a
common medium for the exchange
or IhouKht. ,Our homesare nt
P ace for. the speaklpg ofa for
f a language the reading,! tov-'
ign Dra. hr ih
f .foreign wayi; or lc aTHn
s m'V - - nefranottid be-
. Foreigner
- Jy are "ePtions. but aa
wtoi9- there haa been loyal"
-1 .
from the large foreign element
in our midst. This 1 believe to be
attributed largely to the exclaslve
use of the English language in our
schools, public offices, churches
and social societies, and the pas
sage of laws for the promotion of
loyalty and improved standards of
Benefits of Citizenship
1 "Kvery year laws are being pas
sed taking away from aliens some
of . the benefits enjoyed by citiz
ens. It is unlawful for the state
or any county, city, town or mun
icipal corporation to employ, an
alien who- claimed military exemp
tion in the late war. It is a felony
for an alien to carry a concealed
weapon. He cannot hunt or fish
without securing a game license
at an expense of $25 In addition
to a hunter's or -angler's license.'
No person shall act as a guide
unless he Is a citizen of the Unit
ed States. Alien "public charg
es" are subject to deoortation. u
well as alien criminals convicted '
of a felony and sentenced to the
penitentiary for not less than- one
year. In many states no alien may
be appointed to hold any public
office, and only natural or fully
naturalized persons are permitted
to teach school.
CH.lxenfth.lp Cancelled
"An -alien who misrepresents
his attitude towards this govern
ment may have his Certificate
cancelled for fraud. That hap
pened to Frank W, Westerbach
35 years after its issuance. Many
have bad their certificates can
celled tor disloyalty. Pacts have
developed that during the a war
some naturalized persons resorted
to acts of arson, bomb throwing,
syndicalism and sabotage to help
the enemy. Those people have
had. and are, having, attention.
Hc-f of AmrrirnniHm
"We want to be sure, before a
certificate of citizenship is hand
ed to an immigrant that he has in
his heart the seed of the American
national spirit, and a real concen-
tlon of the fundamental principles
oi our government. All such are
welcome, the others we do not
want, either temporarily or per
(Continued from page l.)
representatives of the conserva
tive Russian wing proposed for
mally today that the inter-allied
board administering the Chinese
eastern territory be continued.
1 New Elements Injected
. Both the Japanese anad Chinese
Implied tonight that new and
l promising elements had been in-
jeciea into the Shantung negotia
tions. r Dr. Sie of the Chinese delega
tion aeciared Japan still seemed
"inauposed to avail itself" of the
good offices of Secretary Hughes
ana Mr. Balfour but that new ave
nues for possible settlement were
being explored. None of the ave
nues under discussion, he said, led
to reging or Toklo, but were ail
in Washington.
Vice Foreign Minister Hani
hara, speaking for Jaoan. reiter
ated that his delegation- had gone
aa iar is it possibly could go, but
he added that "some new means"
might be devised for attaining a
settlement (
Open Door Held Safe
Asked about Japan's nolicv in
Shantung province with reference
to the open door. Mr. Hanihara re
jected any suggestions that ap
pointment of a Japanese traffic
manager and chief accountant
agent for the Shantung rallwar
would mean such an economic
holdup of trade that it would con
stitute a virtual strangling of the
open door principle InHhat prov-
Vui inere was e said, no pos
sible comparison to be made be
tween Shantung and the province
of Manchuria, because in the lat-i
ter province the south Manchuria
ra"way ws entirely Japanese,
""" ine snantung railway, even
wtn some Japanese experts In of
fice would be entirely under Chi
nese control under any Japanese
loan agreement.
wom ?ara dec,arNl Japan
W"Uld, not b0 ati3fled to see an
American traffic manager and
ccou,ntant appointed in
tf,. .hicKJaPane8- He insisted
h- - f h.antunK Question would
be settled "quite separately" and
m"tenr8 t..CODdmnaI npon "othcr
Maintenance Main l8Kue
todav !h,tataPe8e 8Pkc"nen said
iS Japan was not HO much
concerned over the mode of pay
ment Tor the railway by Chin- as
the question of maintenance for a
eLby JtPan of reform of
They smJd "lre8t ,n tne roa
I ney said Japan was wliiinc o re-
t?rreUillnne en"re,y b"" "S
ln "om vestige of economic
Participation, even if it only lasted
for a period of five years.
(ConUnned from page 1)
till Zbl? Whel"r the advan
iimf,;,? be Ka,ned ,n military
lim tatlon way of fixing the size
said wm 'f thn a,rcraft-
said, would be moro than offset
ty restrictions thus placed
commercial use of such craft was
for the committee to decide.
Senator Schanzer suggested that
by str king the words -Jiht"
than air" out of the sub-commlt-
applicable to all aircraft, and
ths was done after Mr. Ralfour
hai inaerted the word "at pres
ent fn the declatatlon that llml
UCIonot, air forces was imprac
tjcablo. ::j ... . t
,iJJ?' b-com"mlttee suggestion
tnat, another conference be called
tq ooasider the rulss of war ap
plying to aircraft, was taken up.
Senator Schanzer aald Italy con
sidered essential that "certain
principles of International law"
in this connection be "solemnly
proclaimed' by the conference, if
it could: go no i further, j
, The Hague HmIc Violated
Admiral De pon of France con
curred. : citing 1 The Hague con
ventions as agiintt the bombard
ment of! unfortified tvnsas hav
ing been violated.
Mr. Root pointed out. however,
that those conventions wefe aimed
in that respect at land or naval
bombardment pot specifically nor
by implication j at aircraft bomb
ing. He added that Paris was
fortified and that most! of th?
cities of Europe had some sort
of defense which might be held
to make them liable to bombard
ment by an enemy, and suggested
that thej commute? might act to
extend the rule of international
law more clearly and apply it to
aircraft. ; !
There were two rules, Mr. Root
said, one that! a defended town
must not be bombarded without
warning, to permit non-combat
ants to seek Bafety, and the other
that undefended towns could not
be bombarded at all. The spirti
of these would prevent ; aircraft
from bombarding any town what
ever, he 'paid. i
The rules, Mr. Root insisted.
were inadequate as tbey are and
Mr- Hughes In agreement !Bad the
matter of necessity would squire
carefui consideration. He sug
gested a provision for a future
"commission o? jurists." j
I'arley at R4--' Knl
Sir Robert Dorden said it was
obvious the present conference
could not giv3 the quest'on ade
quate consideriat'on and Mr. Bal
four agreed, but suggested that
the future commission ! include
others than jiiirHts and that it
be limited specifically ! to the
terms of the! American agenda,
consisting of f'ru'es for tb.3 con
trol of new agencies of warfare."
The rtubjecti finally was sent to
the drafting committee wHh the
general adherence of all dela
gations to thoi proposal for a fu
ture conferoncie to work out ruleis
of warfare of i this nature.
(Continued from page 1.)
statesmanlike he had ever made.
Miss MacKwinev leterminttl ,
However, Mr. DeValera's words
were' not' cheered by several of
his republican followers. Miss
MacSwiney, Llam Mellowes, David
Kent and others displayed a de
termination to fight out the re
publican cause. Miss MacSwiney
waa practically forcible ! in her
threat against! any attempt by the
new provisional government to
adopt the republican tri-eolor as
the Hag of the new free state.
Mr. Collins1 apparently thought
that they summon a ratifying bo
dy of members for southern Ire
land, including the four members
representing Trinity college. They
couM call it the Dail Eireann un
til somebody knowing Irish well
could find a 'better name for it.
This was immediately countered
with the reminder that! the Trin
ity college members would not
tako the Republican oath.
Collins Out of Order
Finally J. H- O'Kelly. minister
of education argued that Mr. Col
lins' motion was out of order be
cause no notice, had been given.
The speaker sustained the argu
ment, but pointed out that all the
proceedings today werej similarly
out of iorder; and could only be
carried Ion by consent, j Adjourn
ment until tomorrow i morning
was moved and Mr. Collins said
he would hand in notice of his
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821 IS
Total of 1 1.8,615 Motor Ve
hicles ifilise in State
During Year
An annual -report made by tfarn
A. Kozer. secretary of state, shows
that during 1921 a total of 118.
615 motor vehicles and 31 6 1 mo
torcycles were registered in Ore
gon. The vehicles Include both
pas&nger and commercial cars.
This is an increase of 14,825 over
the 10-3, 790 motor vehicles regis
tered in 1920 and a decrease of
353 compared with the 3517 mo
torcycles regtstered in 1920.
During 1921 dealsra to the
number of 5-16 were registered
and during the previous year the
number was, 721. a decrease of
235. The number of chauffeurs
registered Ins 1921 was 8129 and
the year befqre 3594, an increase
of 4735.
"The license fees from all
sources, that; Is. for motor vehi
cles, motorcycles, motor vehicle
dealers, chauffeurs and motor ve
hicle operators registered, and for
transfet-s and duplicate license
plates,! aggregated in 1921 the
sum of 12.334.931. 2:,.? says the
nisiemeni. "for the year 1920
thj9se ftees totaled $2.085.1 68. 5o!
representing ;an increase in feos
for the; yearU921 over those for
the yeir 1920 of $249j762.75.
"During the year 1921 the
transfer of 18.675 motor vehicles
ana 4a motorcycles was reported
to the j department, or approxi
mately: 16 per cent of the motor
vehicles registered during the
year passed from the hands of the
persons by whom they wore or
iginally registered.
"Of the 118.615 registrations of
motor vehicles during ! 1321. 8.
385 of them appear to be reregis
tratlons, whijc 29.230 are regis
trations either of new cars or of
motor i vehicles which have not
heretofore ' been registered In the
state of Oregon. This latter num
ber very liknty more nearly repre
sents the new cars which have
been placed in the state of Oregon
daring; the year 192 l.f
Read the Classified Ads.
A. C. Bohrnstedt is Elected
President at Annual Meet
ing Held Last Night
Music and Poetry Mingled
With Science of Land
Selling at Banquet
There was once a down-Easter
who drifted into the awful west,
and became a bartender. The
news crawled back home, and
they got used to it; it didn't
seem so awful knowing the coun
try us they did. ; But after a few
years, a friend went west and
lound him.
What 'cha doin?" he asked
business, declared the grafted
westerner. "I'm sellin real es
tate, but if you tell 'em back
home I'll carve your gizzard into
boloney sausage. They think
back home I'm an honest bar
All Arc i'ald Up
The Marion County Realtors
held their annual meeting last
night, to close their first4 year's
work. They have climbed so far
out of the o!i disrepute of "land
sellers," that they can now point
with pride to one of the cleanest,
hopefullest. helpfullest business
organizations in the county.
They now boast 42 members, from
almost every town in Marion
county, "and every member paid
up in full.
A chicken dinner was served
last night, at the Leslie Methodist
church by the Ladies Aid society,
to 47 members and guests of the
association. After a bountiful
spread of home-cooked delicacies,
the annual election of officers
took place, In which A. C. Bohrn-
stedt was elected president, J. A
Mills firat vice' president. S. R
Tandy of Jefferson, second vice
president, u. W.THubbs of Silver
ton third vice president, Mrs. Win
nie f etiyjohn fourth vice presi-
ueui, aura, uertrude HAge treas
urer, and G. W. Graocnhorst.
Hugh Magee and J. H. Scott as ex
ecutive committee. The associa
non gave a rousing vote of
manna to the retiring officers, by
name, especially designating
r''oeni nayiora as an untiring
and efficient official.
Oregon Song Heard
J. A. Mills opened the evening
by singing "Oregon Rose," in
which the audience Joined. Later
in the evening Miss Marie Corner
sang "Croon. Croon, Underneath
the Moon," with Miss Faye Pratt
at the piano. She responded to
an encore with a clever versified
song bringing ;in almost every
member of the association.
C. V. Johnson; deputy state in
surance commissioner, made a
brief address, and Mrs. Gertrude
Page read an original poem full
of clever personal hits for almost
every one present. .Cant.' A. C.
Barber, state insurance commis
sions, delivered au optimistic,
helpful talk, full of sound advice
as to the obligations due the com
munity fom the realtors who sell
the lands that newcomers buy.
He said that the dignity of any
business Is, or should be, based
on the importance of th9 commod
ity they sell and the land that
Is the basis of all life ought to
be the best and cleanest business
on earth, and so carried on by
every one who touches it.
Home 0vnrrhli I tRcd
"Learn the best way to protect
the commodity you sell." he
urged. "Learn how to protect
each other; how; to give your cus
tomers and the public better,
more lasting service. Take stock
of your opportunities, and see if
you have gained: anything of good
ior me community during the
year. If you haven't, your work
has failed.
"We've passed the day of the
cave man, when every one was for
himself alone This is the day of
cooperation, and you tan join
hands in doing x. great work for
the community around you. Most
fortunes have j been made in
lands 80 per cent ot alt taxes
are paid by lands. It is your busi
ness to help adjust the taxes so
tl at the land, the homes, be not
overburdened. ,s
"The best field for the realtor
is in fostering ne ownership of
homes by n mai.y people as pos
sible. The man, with home and
even the tinniest plot of land of
bis own, is a safe citizen. He au
tomatically passes out of the an
archistic class. There is a vast na
tional shortage of housing. In
some places, even in Portland.
rents for both business and resi
dence property have already
reached almost to the prohibitive
stage. Whatever you can do to
encourage the building of homes
to houe the people clamoring for
shelter, is a national asset.
Iletlring lrri!cnt Steaks
"Business may not be all that
you could wish.i and yet it is bet-
tter than it wasi and it is erowinc
better all the time. Some men be
lieve, from the signs at had, that
we shall have th s year the best
season we have; ever known. Be
lieve with all -your heart that
things are good and getting bet
ter and you will perform a mir
acle for Oregom"
Retiring President L. G. Hay
ford spoke friefly but feelinrlv
of the. splendid cooperation given
him by the association during the
year. a. C. Bohrnstedt, new pre
siding officer, outlined a course
for rhe coming, year, including
the suggestion of help to jet
newcomers settled in business
and social ways; the Tevlsion of
some of the old. false, boom lit
erature that misrepresents condi
" uuv vua .uuiu uo noarju. i - t
"None ot your hyphenatedcon,,IlS l the time they are sub-
tions for the sake of an easy sale,
the cooperation of the realtors
with the proposed cold rtorage
warehouse, the flax industry, the
Y. M. and Y. W. C. A., the
churches, lower taxes, city and
home beautification, and the -nancing
of armers for better and
more stock. He has outlined a
course that will keep the officers
and members busy all the year
1922, at least.
John H. Scott SMakfl
John H. Scott urged the asso
ciation to give more attention to
the church and social placement
of the newcomers, believing that
it would be one of the best serv
ices that tbey could render.
The Thursday noon luncheon is!
to be served at the Y. S C. A.
cafeteria on Liberty street, at
11:45 sharp, while the Marion ho
tel dining room is undergoing re
pairs. Those who don't get there
on time, are likely to lose a bar
gain dinner and program.
f Continued from page 1.)
to raise fund for the construc
tion of such an Institution.
The articles by a Protestant
and a Catholic writer referred to
by the ministers are those appear
ing in the Statesman. The arti
cles by Dr. Lisle are printed ac-
mitted and the Statesman is in
formed that Dr. Lisle, who did
not attend the meeting of the
ministers yesterday has no" com
plaint at the manner in which
they are being published.
Polk Court Session
, Postponed One Week
DALLAS, Or.. Jan. 9. (Special
to The Statesman.) The January
term of Polk county clrcu't court
which was to have convened in
Dallas today as postponed oen
week by Judge Harry 11. Melt and
the jurors have been 'notified to
appear on that date.
Sevsral matters were disposed
of by Judge .Itelt today, among
them being the applications for
naturalization papers. Three of
the applicants for papers, Elof
Nelson of Dallas, a former sub
ject or Sweden; Peter Berzell of
route 1, Dallas, a "former subject
of the deposed Kaiser William,
and George Paffautopolas, a na
tive of Greece, were grafted their
papers, while Adolph Schneider, a
German resid'ng on route 1 out
of this city, was denied his pa
pers on the attitude assumed by
him when summoned before the
draft board during the late war
With his mother country.
The grand jiyy, completing its
session of last Saturday, today
returned on 'indictment against
into J. Emennegger for perjury
The case will come up for trial
at this session of court.
Dallas Fire Losses Are
Totaled by Chief Ellis
DALLAS, Or.. Jan. 9. Special
to The Statesman.) Fire Chief
Oscar Ellis of the Dallas fire de
partment has just finished his re
pot for the year 1921 In regard
to the fires in Dallas and the
amount of damage sustained by
both fire and water.
The amount of damage done by
fire alone Is estimated at $9103.
with a damage of $5835 by wat
Nine alarms were answered dur
ing the ypar. three of them being
Chimney f'res. The largest fires
were in the residence of N. L.
Guy, where the residence was
practically destroyed; the Cash
Grocery fire, which damaged not
only the property of the gEocery
store but also the adjoining prop
erty of J. C. Hayter and Conrad
Stafrin; and the Dallas Observer
The loss last year was consid
erably smaller than the one of
the preceding year.
Man Loses $200 in Bills,
But Soon Recovers it
It was an attractive roll of cur
ency. And more to the Kint. it
was lying upwept and unclaimed
upon the sidewalk in front of the
Oleson Motor Car company on
North Commercial street.
George Sander saw it first. But
George was not to be taken in uo
on any phoney roll.- And so Mr.
Sauder and several friends await
ed the arrival of some credulous
individual who wtfuld "fall" for
the Joke.
In the offing there was a shab
by individual who; seemed to be
searching for Konsething but he
was over a block away and the
watchers did not connect hint
wit'i the fake currency.
Just then two little Rirlg came
roller skat ng along. They spied
the bills. They seized the cur
rency and soon the shabby man
wax reunited with his lost "roll."
"There's not quite $200 In It."
the stranger remarked an he
thanked the girls for their aid.
President Harding Takes I
up congressional Issue
President Harding has agreed to
take up the congressional situa
tion presented by the house enact
ment of the Dyer bill authorizing
American Incorporation for com
panies doing business in China
and the senate enactment of the
same measure wTth the tax ex
emption features of it stricken
Cocoanuts Full of Booze
Are Seized by Officers
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.. Jan.' 9.
Two hundred cocoanuts which
contained not their own natural
milk but a pint each nf Rtrnn Ja
maica rum were seized by federal
nt today at a Minneapolis
railroad etation. ach cocoannt
m plugged with a cork,
Tuesday Morning.
Oregonian Editor jSays Ore
gon Form of Law Would
Have Beaten Lincoln
REED COLLEGE. Portland, Or.,
Jan. 9. (Special to? The States
man) "Abraham Lincoln would
never have been president of the
United States had the directpri
mary functioned in the election of
1860." declared Edfar D. Piper,
editor of the Oregonian, in a talk
before the student body of Reed
That the direct primary Is an
abject failure, that it has never in
its present form met! with success
in the United States, and that
there is little hope, of its ultimate
success was the contention of Mr
Piper in a discussion of "The As
pects of a Political- Convention
From an Editor's Viewpoint.
Personal reminiscenses of the
recent conventions of both leading
political parties were featured by
the Oregonian ditor. Mr. Piper
was the guest of the Portland col
lege at a dinner in the commons
union. ;
Clean-up Squad Coming
Later, is Information
Although the clean-up squad,
which was scheduled to arrive in
Salem next week, was called in
to headnuarters to dp other work,
there is the assurance that with
in a few weeks It will again be
on the road to take lip all possible
Claims of ex-service; men against
the government. ;
In a letter received by Mrs. Ar
thur S. Benson, Uet( Cross secre
tary?, the information was given
that the. clean-up wuad tn this
district had been called In to give
immediate attention; to all hospi
tal cases of ex-service men.
As soon as this 'duty Is per
formed, the squad Will again be
as6iKned to duty and will arrive
in Salem some tinreiin February,
the exact date of wfhich has not
been determined, j
However. If ex-service men hav
ing pressing claims will brine
their claims to local Red Cross
headquarters, they will be re
ceived, given carefut attention and
at once sent to Washington.
Sproul's Appointee Announ
ces He Also WiJI Be Can
didate in November
PHILADELPHIA,; Jan. 9. -George
Wharton Pepper, widely
known Philadelphia lawyer, who
was appointed United States sen
ator by. Governor Sproul to suc
ceed the late Boies Penrose will
be a candidate for tjie entire Pen
rose term expiring in March,
1927, he announced today. The
appointment holds good until the
November election. ?
Mr. Pepper's announcement,
coupled with a statement by the
governor that he expected Mr
Pepper to be a candidate for the
complete term, ended speculation
to wnexner Mr. ; Sproul would
himself run for tbje office this
year. ;
The governor' statement came
as a surprise to aome' of his
friends. He had the unprecedent
ed opportunity of! paving bcn
twice in a position to resign the
governorship to take the senator
ship, first through; the death of
Senator Knox and then by the
passing of Senator Penrose
Mr Pepper leftfpr WaahinKton
tonight and will be sworn in to
morrow. Anti-Racing News Bill
Is Opposed by Mr. Hays
WASHINGTON. Jan. 9. Post
master General Hays In a letter to
Chairman Nelson pf the senate
judiciary committee today ex
pressed opposition ;to the bill to
make it an offense for newspapers
to publish racing news. He urged
that a section to !Uifs effect be
stricken from the; bill recently
passed by the house and sent to
the senate which Would prevent
the transportation p lottery and
cheating devices ' j through the
Farm Loan Banks Close
Bin December Business
i .
iguana aggregating tie j kaa
single month's hnaln. i 1
organization of the system it
was announced tonight by the
farm loan board.
The December titl th.
said, was about SS.r.oo ftnn io.-.
it, , ' . t t iai &
than in November. !
Harvey Slightly Hurt
In; Automobile Clash
; 1
CANNES .Jan. 9i (By he As
sociated Press) George Harvey,
the American ambassador to
ureal Mrltajn, whotwas Injured in
an automobile accident this morn
ing, had recovered jto such an ex
tent tonight that his physicians
said he probably would he able
to. attend Thursday's session ot
the-tupreme council,
j David Lloyd George, the Bri
tish premier, and f M. Brland.
French premier, both visited Mr.
tiarvcy loaay.
Myron Ti lierrfck. An,eH,.
January 10, 1922'
ambassador to France, replaced
Mr. Harvey today in attendance
on the session of ,the supreme
council and will be present at to
morrow's session.
Funeral is Held for
f Little Robert Kinney
The funeral of Robert Moo res
Kinney was held Sunday after
noon. The services were private
and burial took place in the
I.O-O.F. cemetery.
The child, who was only 3 years
and 7 months oold. died Friday
after an illness of a few hours at
the home of the parents. Mr. and
Mrs! Robert Kinney, in Astoria.
He was a grandson of Mr. and
Mrs: A. N. Moo res of Salem and
Mrs. W. I. Kinney of Astoria.
The little lad had visited many
times in Salem with hes mother
and the news ot his death came
as i shock to the many friends of
the: family here. The Illness waa
designated as a swiftly progres
sive spinal ailment by the physi
cian in charge.
Iter. W. C. Kantner conducted
the services at the cemetery.
Many floral tributes decorated the
1 grave.
M.'N. Crow Fined $100
and Given Thirty Days
The sorrowful history of about
six ; gallons of . liquor, seised re
cently by Deputy Sheriff W. T.
Harber and Chief of Police V. M.
Moffitt was concluded yesterday
when M. N. Crow was given a jus
tice court sentence of $100 and
30 days, imposed by judge G. .
Two men besides Crow were
arrested in , connection with the
liquor seizure. R. (Sharkey)
Rowland, taxlcab driver, paid a
$100 fine and is serving a 20 day
city jail sentence. Rowland was
sentenced by City Recorder Earl
Harold Gwln. indicted as Har-
oli Grimm, received the lightest
sentence ot the trio. He was in
dicted by . the Marion county
grand jury and after pleading
guilty to the charge ' of ftquor
possession was sentenced to serve
30 days in the county jail by Clr
euft Judge Percy R. Kelly..
Dancing in Schools is
f Denounced by Ministers
PORTLAND, Jan. 9. Metho
dist preachers and prominent lay
men in a mass meeting held here
today unanimously adopted a res
olution denouncing dancing and
the; teaching of dancing In the
public school .building. A com
mittee or five was named to call
upon the school board and present
the resolutions. To obtain a clear
interpretation of the laws govern
ing dancing - in school buildings
a committee was appointed to
wait npon the attorney general.
The dancing question came be
fore the Methodists today in res
olutions presented by Ik D. Ma
hone of the laymen's association
and Guy Fitch Flielphs, pastor of
the Sell wood Me'thodist church.
Mahone outlined conditions as he
had personally observed while in
specting a recent hich school
dance, and said that the dance
was to alarge degree responsible
for 400 Portland girls being in
stitutions "at this very hour."
Office of Famous Paper
i Burns, Loss is $100,000
10UI3VILLE, Ky.. Jan. 9
The Courier Journal of rice build
ing, corner Fourth and Main
streets, is burning, despite the ef
forts' of firemen for more than
ani hour to control the blaze.
Starting in a jewelry store, the
fire soon spread to all pats of the
upper stories and firemen said
that there appeared little possibil
ity bo keep the loss under the
$10.000. mark.
The building has been famous
foj- half a century as the home
of'.lhe Courier Journal and Louis
ville Times. A number of other
buildings are endangered by fly
ing paper. The burning building
is .occupied by the Courier Journ
al Mob printing company.
Thinks He is Slayer,
j Murder Charge is False
JIONOLULU. Jan. 9. After
living as a fugitive from justice
ror two and a hair years and fin
ally confessing murder. Frank H.
..aineren. private. U. S. A., learn
ed, today that the wife he thought
he; had slain was seen alive four
months after the supposed fatal
event and that th ere in no fliirrn
t&i"1-,.The "he .thought
mwsou ng mar.
P '
f-T-According to a report here the
laiincji Vesta, with a cargo of 115
caes or wmskey bound from
Prince Rupert has been captured
at? sea at the point of a gun by
persons at present unknown. A
shot was said to have been sent
through the vessel's cabin. The
'qjudr waa understood to have
been shipped by a concern here.
fTACOMA. Wash.. Jan 9. -Mar
tin Larson. 29. a lineman, recelv
edj the full charge of a high volt
age wjre while at work In a Ta
eolna suburb today and died while
befng brought to a local hospital
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Hil.a.iiu tJiT Y, N. J.. Jan. 9
iJohh Kendrick Bangs is ex
pected to recover. It was said to
day at the hospital where be has
been critically 111.
fJfANILA. Jan. . Four deaths
from cholera have occurred here
inbe la8t 24 boors. Six persons
believed to have cholera were re-
MttttAj . a aVk Attala a .
V ia 180ia,,0B tpUl
FOR 1925 FI
Scott, Bingham and Kelly
Give Addresses at Com-'
mercial Luncheon '
club yesterday. Judge John H. '
Scott declared that It waa about
time for people to quit knocking -Portland.
Portland, he. said, 1s
a larzre nart of the state and ta.-M
log great things, such as building
m Aa Kiffh W. W An! AKf HKmIImb
its share towards the highways ot .'
the state. He claimed Salem and
vicinity received benefit from
Poortland's prosperity.
"We ought, to have that 1925
exposition as it will call the
world's attentloon to Oregon, de
rlared Jurire Krntt. "We am nn
the eve of great prosperity in this
part of Oregon." . r
Judge Scott predicted that with- '
in 10 years, the fast traffic of the
Judge George G. Bingham said' '
that while evnrvone all wanted
1925 exposition, there Was a di
vision as to the manner ot fl
nancing it. With the rather un '
fortunate financial condition of
the eastern part of the-state,' the ;
judge thought it would be a
rious problem to Increase taxes. '
Referring to the great work :
that is now being done by the
highway commission In road build ,
ing. Judge Bingham said that
within a few years this work '
wnnlil hit enm Dieted and then em-- '
ployment given In , repair , work ; .
only. s 'VJ
lTn I Ann . ... I m ' mama' ' nt.M i.
evolved of keeping things going, :
we are likely to slip back," de
clared the judge. "Our only bright -spot
in the future is to have 4'
fair. i V
"Portland folka are good people,
It is Just a passing fancy to tall? V
of moving the capital to Porpt'
land. They just like to talk about' .
it and it does no harm. We" will;
have a fair in Oregon and I be'
ueve mere are wise enougn men.
E. T. Barnes. ferrinr to bus;
mess conditions in tne paper man-
indicate a most prosperous year
for the Oregon Pulp A. Paper com,'
pany. Hi said conditions were
improving and that the mill would
make more paper than erer this
year and sell at a. better profit
than last year. ' - 1
"The present mill Is just a be
ginning." Mr. Barnes said. "With
In a few years, the mill will groW .
and Salem folks will be proud Of
Its paper mill." , . l V
SALT LAKff CITY. Utah. 'Jan j
9. Damare estimated in exc4 ;
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from the breaking of a water
main on Fifth street south.
which Inundated ' basements . ant -
lower floors, caused the interrupt
tlon of street car service and tore
up the street several feet deep. , ;
BRIDGEPORT, Conn., Jan 1.-
One hundred barrels ot alcohol
were seised by federal prohibition
agents here today aa a result ot
a raid In the New York. Newhav
en and Hartford . railroad yards
here. Six men were arrested. ,-:
PARIS, Jan. 4. Handbags
must match the gloves according
to the latest Idea in Parla fash
ions. For several weeks fashion
able women have been using the
same colored material In their
purses as in their dresses, but now
gloves striped with, purple, blue,
green and white kid have appear
ed and bags are being made to
blend with these colors. t
With the elimination of the Ka
Klux Klan the manufacturers of
pillow case stuff are reporting
decrease In trade.
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