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A-v-rnKPTiAY MORNING. MARCH 22. 1022 '
THE OREGON STATESMAN. SALEM, OREGON
IS HELD VALID
.Supreme Court Passes on
Case of Kerby and Up
holds Judge Bingham
TAYLOR CASE RECALLED
Enactment of Capital Pun
ishment Act Held to Have
In an opinion written by Justice
John MeCourt, the state supreme amendment
e'd' from "the bill of rlf fats of the
constitution. ' f
V One AutWitf Cttwl v
"Petitioner cite only one au
thority." aays toe opinion today,
"that has any tendency to sup
port the contention that a provis
ion )n the bill of rights of a con
stitution cannot be amended, l'p
on examination that case disclos
es that the Arkansas constitution
provides that the legislature
might by the observation of a
prescribed proeeedure. amend th
constitution without submitting
the proposed amendment to a
vote of the people of the state,
and the bill of rights in that con
stitution contained a provision
not found In the Oregon consti
tution, as follows: 'Everything in
this article la excepted out of the
general powers of government'.
"The court held that the c !aiis
quoted exempted the provisions of
the bill of rights from the author
ity delegated o the lc-gislature to
'amend the constitution and re
served the rig.it to make any mien
to the people them-
HANDSAKER TELLS OF SELECTING 20 CHILDREN TO
BE ACCORDED RELIEF IN ORPHANAGE INSTITUTION
Logging Camps Reported
Shut Down by Snowfall
court yesterday held as c onstitu
tional the state capital punish
ment law. The. case was that of
ex parte Elvle D. Kerby. petition
er and appellant, an application
for a writ of habeas corpus.
In its opinion the court upheld
a- decree of Judge Oeorge U.
Bingham of the lower court
Marion 1 county. Attorneys for
Kerby. at the time the appeal was
filed, declared they would carry
the case to the United States su
preme court it necessary.
' I'manlla Sheriff Killed
Kerby is one of the meir who
was implicated in the murder or
Sheriff Til Taylor of Umatilla
county when4 he was killed by
Neil Hart in a Jail delivery at Pen.
die ton a year ago last July. Mart
was banged. Kerby and Jack Ra
thie were sentenced to hang, but
appealed ': to ' the supreme court.
The opinlontoday affects also
Rathie and also all other men in
the' state prison who are under
sentence of death.
Tn their; briefs attorneys for
Kerby charged irregularity in the
enactment of ths capital punish
ment law whn it was reinstated,
and also averred that it was un
constitutional in that it subtract'
And plenty' of ft. "t$ ennentlul tt
neiutir, willing- effort, rockI 'appetite
Uicit of u. or thin, watery blood,
weans t illness., rneumatisra,- ca
taj-rh, humors, headache, wander-
ins pains, cold band and feet, de-
tun or neaitn-tone '
We recommend Hood's Saraapa-
nua ror an inese and other syrop
terns because n in made from the
best Ingredients physicians pre
ncrlbe. combined by pharmacists
who. bave made a llfa-lonif study
or medicines; nnd rt of alu be
cauee U has Helped thousands to
Mv arood. rich, red blood and all
t blesslnm that come from It
Tn wnnn a-na rreat economy
of. Hood's Parranarilla appeal to
everyone. A ,rottls will last
month. vnr nr removed and
price rtflu'wl. Get n bottle. " For
mild calhartic. pet flooda Pj(ils.
SASH AND DOORS
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LargM mat 4a lfc wtmt acUta dirM
CMdua Boast 8a
tO" wW. by 25" slffc. SOe. A Join
different siiss Is stoek for prompt ship
CMckM Boss SkyUchu
tt" ST 40". Prleo flasod This
Is tK recommended by weitera
Watbisgtoa Experiment SUtWa. Ordart
fill premptl;. "
rivo etoaa panel doors, 1 foot S In. b
S foot Inches, at each
On paaal doors, at taeh
Moaoy cheerfully refsndod If sot tat
Miad. Writ for frao iUaatratod raUlos
ha. 6. Contain heloful hinta for ra-
antdaUnc tho old homo or planning the
?H.VEKTOX. Ore . March 21-
(Spwial to The Siatesmanl
It is r-porteJ that the logging
camps bf Ion gin c to th Silver! on
inr,i1r loiiiiianies an- closed be-
caus-? of the heavy snow lulls. Itj
said that tl.ere was 2v' iect i't
snow at ramp 11 and six f-t at:
(.!inp fi last week.
Leslie Crouch Candidate ;
for Judge in Multnomah!
slves. The case Is readily dis
tinguished from the instant case.
for every proposed amendment to
the Oregon constitution, in order
to become effective, must be ap
proved by a majority vote of the
people recorded at a state election."
Other opinions handed down
Katherin Piatt vs. city of New-
berg, appellant, -appeal from Yam-
ill county; ult to recover dam
ages for Injuries; opinion by Jus
tice MeCourt; Judge if. H. Belt
reversed and case remanded.
Robert Sob; vs. A. Johnson ef
al, appellants; appealed from Co-
umbia county to recover damag
es for alienation of affections;
opinion by J.istice Harris: Judge
J. A. Eakin reversed and case re
8tate of Oregon vs. Louis Hos-
asco, appellant; appeal from Co-
umbia county; appeal from con
viction for violation of prohibi
tion law; opinion bv Justice
Brown; Judge J. A. Eakin af
Fred Lidfors, by Magnus Lid-
fors. guardian, vs. H. A. Pflaum;
appellant: appeal from Multno
mah county; motion to dismiss
appeal overruled In an opinion by
Chief Justice Hurnett.
By J. J. Handsaker. State Director
of Near East Relief
I have often read of children
being refused admission to or
phanages and dying from hunger
ing. He has a sympathetic under
ttanding of the farintr atid h;s
needs, and he aims to siv the
American fanner what li un
serves. His work alonc thi.s line
will stand as one of the greatest
achievements of his admini-tra-
tlon. Fast presidents have pa:il so
little attention to the ai-tual con
dition of the 50 per cent of rural
people of the nation. Now they
are to get. their chance.
and cold, but I did not think such the worst of their troubles may
t Itinera il-apq nswuihTi until T m- !
cnosen to pick zu cniiarc-n out or
a group of 2UU or more last Aug- ij.'a
ust at Erivan.
Except for their rags.
It has now been figured out
that George Washington had
brown hair, in spite of the gen
erally accepted idea that i. had
a r?d tinge. But it doea not up
pear that he ever bobbed it."
seases and their starvation, these
children were as attractive as any
I have ever met. The orphanage.;
vvere overcrowded, the food sup
plies short and we did not dare
to take in more fur fear of im
periling the livt-s of those already
in our care. j
In Erivan alone 40m) children )
are safe under the American flag !
While we-were rejojeing in alum-j
dant harvests at .Thanksgiving
time tho children outside of these
orphanages were dying like flies.
Six years of war has left the coun
try prostrate. The people are
uuick to recover from dire pover
ty, one,! they have a chance, and
now that peace has come to the
Caucasus, they are hopeful that
; I.vHo K. Crouch of rortlaml.
' yesterday liie l with the ecreiery
j of state his d t !nraion as a an-
l(l::te for th? Republican nomin
I ation for the office of circuit
I jmi-e. department No 1. in Mult
"Administer tie? laws with jus-
tie? and impartiality." is his slo-
wn. 1 1 is platform follows:
Near! 'Perforin the duties of circuit
workers is for the :m- judce promptly and to the be: oi
my ability wi;h the sole object oi
administering the law as written
r:ml dispensing justice to all
over by spring.
t 1 ne great anxiety oi ine
j mediate care of a hundred thous
and children in the orphanages
and the rescue of great number:?
TODAY AND TOMORROW
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FARM BLOC TOPIC
Editor of Western Farmer
HIGHEST RANKING AMERICAN SCHOLARS GIVE IT STANCHING ABOVE
ALL OTHER DICTIONARIES FIVE GREAT UNIVERSITIES HAVE
CONTRIBUTED THEIR BEST TO ITS PRODUCTiOH
Steward Randberg bad to gasp
for breath and hustle for help
when they flocked In by unprece
dented score to the Commercial
club luncheon Monday noon.
Prof. E. E. Farille, editor of tire
Western Farmer, was the speaker
for the day, and his announced
topic, "The Agricultural Bloc at
wasnington." was a topic that
brought 'em out of hiding from all
over Salem and the valley. Prob
ably not leas than 30 real "dirt
farmers" were among the diners
"'There have been three ages in
the last three centuries," began
the speaker. "The first was that
of dependence, covering the 18th
century; independence, for the
19th; and now we come to Inter
dependence as the heart of the
20th century. Organization for
the mutual good is paramount to
day. We are getting past tha day
of going It alone.
"We need optimism today,
when there is so much pessimism
rampant. The optimist is the man
who looks out into the dark and
sees the light that is not yet there
-the pessimist is the son-of-a-gun
who turns out that light. It
was a triumph for optimism, to
see and hear that agricultural
convention at Washington. Never
before has there been as great a
pronouncement on American agri
culture as that of President Hard-
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