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TRAFFIC IN RUHR
IS REPORTED fJORf.lAL
::.!:nces . Not to Exceed
Fi.3 Years F.lay Be Car
ried Out in Prisons.
The remainder of the 12,000,
f 1,000 marks taken by the
1'rench was intended for the pay
ment of wages of -workmen In the'
Lntisb zone. The, money is said
to be urgently needed to meet
month-end reqqJrements. The
rei,hsbank Is ded-i red to hare
r:-;.?nded "further 4 money ship
Eierts until; the French guarantee
then Immunity from; seizure. t v l
The dally needs In the British
icra are. estimated from eight to
t a billion j marks and definite
cements "Trora v the French
I ittlng. this money. to.' pass
t r jugh their lines is declared to
1 3 urgently necessary. .
One correspondent. says that
: r !ich circles n Duesseldorf thus
r 'have.. shown tto 'sposltion to
-ease the money seized and that
t.rJess their attitude Is changed
t .e situation . may ' become ex
L0NTD0NVF6h2rBy ; the
Associated '( Press.) - Seizure by
he French kt; Cologne last week
i f a large sum of German money,
part of which was intended . fpr
tie payment of the British troops
la the occupied area,- continues to
be the most" absorbing of the
nany difficulties' whlqh are con
ircnting the British administra
tioa in the Rhineland. ; r As far as
caa, be ascertained in London the
Preach have not yet released that
rart of the money seized which
was for the .' British army and
'Men advices to the Times from
Cologne places at 67,000,000
. tiarks. ,-";.- : !- '
; The town of Bachum was" In
iiourning" todays says a Reuter
dispatch, j during, the funeral; of
the workmen shot last Thursday
; 1 7 French soldiers. Crowds lined
the streets while the funeral cor
tege of about 2Q0O persons pre
t eeded by a band and a hearse, pro
, 'ceeded slowly through the main
j thoroughfares, in which all the
'thops were closed. . . .. v
ine rrench, forces took pre
cautions to prevent Germans from
.neighboring towns entering Bo
hum by control '. posts, one of
which tciT equipped with machine
gans. .There ;were no disturb
ances oC any kind. V;w ;j
A The French officer and . sol
diers at ! the' control postsi came
l& - salute as the hearse passed
them. ' ' -. - - - i : y .
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, DUESSELDORF. Feb. 27 -(By
the Associated, Press.) Railroad
f raffle in the Ruhr, according to
.the French, Is normal. There
lave been several accidents, how-jpver,-
and five men were Injured
through the derailing of a train
near Capellen. The Rhenish tele
w i hone "cable has been cut again
and communication between Eay
' Ben and Dulsburg is interrupted.
One Belgian and two French
v rera vendors were assaulted out-?
tide of Bachum and a French of-
ficer and interpreter In civilian
elothes were attacked In a restan
r ant. Penalties '.will be Imposed
for these offenses. 1
; At Verball, 2 60 workers have
asked for i employment:' It is de
clared that 8000 men are idle at
tlagen. The ; French authorities
re still seizing orders from the
German government aimed at en
couraging passive resistance. . -
OREGON"; Wednesday, fair..
' LOCAL .WEATHER
" j (Tuesday)
axlaum temperature, 58.
'Ilnfmum temperature, 30.
5ver, 4.6 feet; falling,
"iinfall, none. i
' tmosphere, clear. - 1
JacR XATose,' wh6 i&yeara ago twas sentenced ta life in
the Oregon" state penitentiary ior killing a man, in Portland
by striking him over; the head with a gas pipe, will walk out
oi tne state prison a tree man on March 17 as. a result of
leniency extended by Acting Governor Roy. W. Ritner upon
recommendation by Acting Governor Roy W. Ritner upon
became known vestprdav. : j- K:ivMH
"During the 'brief! period Ihe
a,uucu wmc 'iiotuneiy uecause. oi wnoiesaie paraons ana
paroies granted a large number of prisoners, some of them
serving time' for murder land others for vicious crimes of
Charges of "Serious Nature"
Reflecting on Expendi-
tures Are Made, v
WASHINGTON, Feb.' '27.
Charges ' of a "serious n'atureuri
contradicted so far and reflecting
upon the veterans': bureau,' require
the : congressional investigation
recommended by the special - sen
ate committee : of preliminary in
quiry, according rto the f formal
committee report filed today Hby
Senator Sutherland, . Republican,
West Virginia as chairman.
Reciting that $450,000,000 was
being spent annually byr-tbe veteiv
ans' bureau, the report referred
to the charges uncovered by its, in
quiry and added: . ' .
; uecommeaa UTesaeauon - 4
"It is believed to be In the in
terest of the .public as well as In
th!e interest of the beneficiaries of
the ; government's appropriations
thai a, thorough investigation ; be
made to determine their truth or
falsity If these charges cannot be
Substantiated, then it is due to the
officials of the bureau and to the
public that they be set entirely at
rest. ' -
flf such committee shall find
that these charges are well based
it should make such a report . to
the congress, when It reassembles
as will bejus'tified by the facts. If
It should be proven, that criminal
conduct on the part of any of
those having to deal with this sub
ject has existed then these facts
should be placed In the hands of
of justice . for
Pin IS DEAD
Distinguished Physician Who
Administered to Needy
Dies in Poverty..
. NEW ' YORK, Feb. 27. Dr.
Ferdinand Seegar, distinguished
physician, decorated by the C2ar
of Russia for his skill,' who re
nounced the splendors of office
that he might" minister "to the
East Side poor, died today at 74
in a shabby little flat on East
93rd street. ,
' News of his 'death from pneu
monia soon swept the East Side
and scores of patients whom he
had treated without . charging.
flocked to four-room home to
express their . sympathy ? to .his
widovs and daughter. Thousands
are expected to follow his casket
at the - funeral Thursday for his
imposing figure, . six feet, six, Tie
stood, was ever present In times
of need and sickness.
A graduate of ; Hledelberg and
a holder of 32 diplomas, Dr.
Seegar was regarded as atTautbor-
Ljty on the eye ear, throat, and
wrote on meatcai luviva,- . .
. aaH w- ZTr - .M
rioNnnii pRors bead -
- EUGENE. Or., Feb. .27. Wil
liam Van Duyn, prominent pio
neer of Lane county, dropped
dead on the street at.Coburg, near I
his home this afternoon. He Had
gone to the poetoflice to get his
mall and was ton his way tome
when he fell to the sidewalk and
was dead when friends reached
him. ' He was SO -years old.
E 17 Ml ?
eVved as goverhor;t?Rither
La Rose was' received a, 'the
state prison May,, 28",? j909.;?He
bad. assaulted a second-hand mer
chant named Herman ,in Portland
with a gas pipe, Injuring him so
badly that he: was sent to -a bos
pital. :;''j::'i"' -r Ti:''":
7. " Kills ; H. .. Newman K ;' "
J The following day he went to
the place of business of another
man named .H. : Newman . and
struck him with a gas pipe which
was wrapped in ' a newspaper.
Newman ; died. ' .x
La Rose was convicted of mur
der in the second degree 'and sen
tenced to the state prison for life.
Although he- had been - a bad ac
tor, in Portland be did not give
much trouble: as a prisoner until
March 5, 1 919, when her escaped
from the Aumsville wood camp.
He went to Shawnee, Okla., where
he married and went into the ho-,
Captured In Oklahoma
' His whereabouts was discov
ered, and he was returned to the
Oregon penitentiary March 9,
1920, aTter "liavlng been out four
days i more" than a year. .
The lentency extended La R6se
by Acting Governor Ritner was
to 'commute his sentence from life
tba period 12 years and two
months, which ' will ; expire on
March 17.; . ; :t 1 -;. - TX)
La Rose claims that Governor
Withycombe had: promised him a
pardon but died before it : could
be Issued. , - .. ,. v
President Harding 1 Desig
nates New Postmaster and
i Interior Secretary. ;
WASHINGTON, Feb. i 27.
President Harding today effected
the greatest change his cabinet
has undergone since .his admlnis--tr'ation
begaii nearly two ' years
ago by designating Dr.' Hubert
Work of Colorado, now postmas
ter generalto be secretary of the
interior, succeeding Albert B.
Fall of New Mexico and Senator
Harry S. New of Indiana to head
the postoffice department In suc
cession to Dr., Work. I r V
The nominations - of .Dr. Work
and Senator New were sent to the
senate and promptly confirmed,
that of Senator New almost Im
mediately In open session . In ac
cordance . with the courtesy al
ways extended sitting senators,
and that of Dr, Work late In the
day after It ; had been referred to
committee in; open session and re
ported back. ;The two will take
up their new duties next Monday
when, the resignation of Secretary
Fall, announced several weeks
ago, becomes effective. Senator
New retires from the senate with
the adjournment of congress Son-day.-
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? The u senate r recommendations
made by . the president were not
unexpected as they were forecast
two weeks or more ago. ;t '
v Secretary Fall retires after twd
years In the ablnet to take care
ot his private fcusine'ss Interests. :
WELC03IB CORDIAti ;
SANTIAGO; Chile, Feb.' 27.
President Harding's , staters, Mrs.
N. Hf . Votaw and Miss Abigail
Harding, received a cordial wel
come1 upon their 6it herei today.
They fee re received by President
Alessandria at noon, were guesti
at a banquet at the American em
bassy this afternoon and left for
Buenos Aires this evening on the
Loud Speaking Device Brings
Voice to Many - Who
'; Never Heard, "
LONDON. Feb. 27. (By the
Associated Press.) Wireless tel
ephony has achieved another won
der; made the deaf hear. ' r
i Inspired by the report that a
77-year-old man, 'deaf for 20
years, had listened successfully at
a friend's home, scientists have
conducted a series of experiments
at. the Marconi house, where H.
Sh wer,' ' age 13 deaf from ; birth,'
heard imusp: and the human voice
for'jthe first time in ' his life.
r" The boy was ; taken before a
loud-speaking device,' over which
a fbx-trpt;wastransmltted.',: j lie
quickly caught the ' beat and to
It" patted ,bls foot rhythmically.
Then a . receiver; was placed to his
ear and he. heard a Voice. It was
found he could hear through one
earbutfnot ;the other. Two of
his 'companions from a deaf in
stitution .were tested. One heard
the fox-trot, the other could hear
nothing. ;;Dr.MacLeod Yearsley,
famous 'aural surgeon, said such
were possessed some remnant o!
ability of catch sounds which 'the
ordinary tuning 1 fork experiments
could never have revealed. ,
Meet to Represent 400,000,
; 000 Children "Peace to (
Be Promoted '
CLEVELAND, O., Feb. 27,
(By The Associated Press) A
world c6nfererice, on education; at
which more . than 400.000,000
schooi children" will be represent
ed, has been called by the Nation
al Education association to be held
in San Francisco and Oakland,
June 28 to July 2, it was announc
ed at ; a nieetlng of the executive
committee of the department of
superinteridance of the association
tonight. l . I
The conference was called for
the promotion ;, of . international
peace and the mutual understand
ing of nations" and peoples. . Fifty
nations of Europe, Asia and;Nprth
and South America have assured
the attendance of 1000 delegates.
In addition '1000 exchange profes
sors will attend to sit. with the
delegates of their respective coun
tries "and to act as .Interpreters. .
fiiT. MIGEl ffll
' CONFESS OFFENSE
Kroneberg and Walker Ad
! mit They Set Fire to Col
lect Insurance. .
; A ; case which . dates back to
November 8, 1922, when the
Mount Angel , garage - of Mount
Angel was mysteriously burned
to ' theground, was cleared up
yesterday afternoon when '". A. J .
Kroneberg and F. J. Walker,
proprietors, and residents pi
Mount Angel, confessed to hav
ing set the ; fire themselves In
order to collect a $10,000 insur
ance policy which they held on
the garage. The.'cpnfesslon' was
made to officials operating out
oflhe state fire marshal's office"
and ? to O D. Uower, sheriff ' of
'Officials it Is understood have
been working on the case for then
past several months. The fact
that the disastrous 1 fire succeed
ed a period of , poor business
which was later followed by a
petition' of bankruptcy ' filed , by
the partners, led officials to -the
belief, that the fire had : been: of
Incendiary Jprigln. The contes-
Isbns were obtained from the two
partners following a .quiz which
is jinderstood : to have lasted ey
eral hours. ; - ' .; "'. ;,:''v
Following thei eonfesslon both
were arraigned in , the Justice
cotirt. waived bearing and were
bound over to the grand jury on
$500 bonds which was later fur
nlshed. ; : ' "
The Insurance policy was held
by. Jb Nlagafa Fire triaurince
company - of New York.
B I L L TODAY
Supporters Regard , Measure
; as Lost Expect .Defeat
of Move to " Recommit
TO SUBMIT BILL AGAIN
Senator Is Anxious to Get
"Cadaver" Out of Senate
AVASH INGTON. Feb. 27.
Agreement ' was - reported - today
In the senate to vote : tomorrow;
on the administration '. shipping
bill which has been regarded? as
lost even by , its supporters since
last Friday. - r;" ": .
' Before the . agreement f to .vote
was reached just ' before adjourn
ment, and. after another day ol
debate - ranging more - or "" "less
about' the measure, it had' begun
to appear that the : task : of fin
ally. killing it .had become almost
aa difficult as that of passing it.
s The agreement,; which provides
for a vote at one o'elock tomor
row , on the , pending motion by
Senator .Robinson, Democrat, Ar
kansas, . 4p. send ' the ship ; bUl
back i to the committee, was pro
posed by Senator Jones, Repub
lican, Washington, who . as chair
man of the committee has had
charge , of the legislation. - ; The
proposal was accepted by Senator
Robinson with - the remark .that
It; was time; to get , this cadavar
out of the senate."
i Not to5 Re-Commit
.It is expected .that, the 1 move
to . recommit the bill will be de
feated and that the end of the
legislation . will be ; brought about
through displacement in favor of
some other : measure.
Regardlees of the method used
by the senate in killing J the
measure, it -will not be--snbmlt-ted
again by the administration
it was , said today , at . the White
The administration, it was ad
ded, by the White House; spokes
man, Ms resolved to do the best
thing and j everything f possible
without the " aid of congress in
assisting: private owners to oper
ate the war-built tonnage and to
establish the Amerien flag on the
principal trade routes, tpts pol-J
icy, wnicn involves the liquida
tion of the "government's experi
ment In ownership of ocean ship
ping It1 was said, Js be-lng? ropid
ly ' worked out and will be j in
operation before congress con
venes next 'December.
IS IVOI OF IT
Dramatist Will Play Part
, of Shylock Tonight.
Most women jwould be willing
to die by ' poison or any other
way, to be made love to. by jas
charming a J over as Frits Leiber
in the part of Romeo at the
Grand last; night. There are
many; kinds of love Intellectual,
sensual, convenience: culinary:
there; is "K- self-Jove that ; sees
through a glamour of unreality
and ihen there is the one' love,
the Great Love, the dynamic,
compelling love ' that sweeps all
before it, and lasts, forever. 7 f
Sometimes v. it Jooks merely
mushy, to see a pair of newly-
weds j going together In public.
But a love that In Its intensity
can reach out and make the com
mon -outsider ' who .has merely
paid the price to see It feel that
It Is his or her personal affair,
and feel 1 the throb of hearts and
eee the two souls going on down
the ages ' after the poison scent
in the last act of Romeo .and Ju
liet, Is reail; It Is artistry and
dramatic power and all there la
In life. , . , .. .
: They "won't "put on the same
play- tonight, so It would be
merely a 1 catalog to tell of the
(Continued on page 2).
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MVVha"t Shall the Coal Commis
sion Be Told About Logan?'
' Is Speech Subject. '
NEW YORK, Feb. 27. In de
fiance ' of an - Injunction recently
obtained ; by coal operators, a
uelegation headed by Reverend
Father John A. Ryan ' of ; Wash
ington, D C, director of the
National Catholic Welfare coun
cil, .will attempt, next Sunday to
bold a free speech meeting on
the courthouse steps at " Logan,
by the American civil ' liberties
union. Speakers have chosen for
their topic "what shall the fed
eral - coal commission be - told
about Logan?" . The - party y wlll
include 'Alfred Bettman of Cin
cinnati, ; former., assistant to the
United States attorney general. "
A similar; expedition was plac
ed under arrest when itsL member
sought, to address an open air
meeting In a coal mining town in
Pennsylvania last summer.
Senators Who Do Not Dance
Recommend Regulation of
OLYMPIA, Wash., Feb. 27.
A crowded gallery received a treat
In senatorial oratory today ; when
senate bilV 234, to regulate dance
halls outside limits of cities and
towns was up for final passage.
After three hours of debate on
amendments' the" measure carried
by a vote of 37 to 2.
The discussion culminated in an
attack on the bill iby Senator W.
Wi Conner King, who characteriz
ed it as "freak" legislation intend
ed to remedy the dance hall evil.
bat .which would eliminate much
Innocent dancing entertainment by
its provisions as drawn. He pro
ceeded to read off the names of
members of the public morals com
mittee, which recommended pas
sage of the measure, and declared
those who favored It "admit they
do not dance.' Senators Conner
and Robert' Grass voted against
the measure. ....
Insurance Report Delayed
The 7 chief objection to the bill
rested la provisions Treanlring
granges , and fraternal orders to
obtain permits, to, give dances.
This was remedied by an amend
:-. (Continued on page 2) V
U TELLS OF
Pian to Make Penitentiary
aeir-supponing i oia Dy ;
"It is a mistake to think that
the penitentiary Is crowded with
brilliantly educated men, ( was
the statement of Warden VJbhnsoh
S. Smith, at the Kiwanls club
luncheon : Tuesday. . w 'l X.i
. A t careful analysis of the last
19 4 men who entered showed two
claimed college education, five
who had f attended 'College, 16
claimed high ' school education."
23 bad attended high school and
quit, 20 had finished the eighth
grade, 34 had stopped at the sixth
graded 24 had not" gone past the
fourth grade, and 87 irere UHterf
ate, with "' practically no ' ednca
tion. ' V"
"They are the minds of child
ren,' he said, ''though their aver
age age Is past 30 , years. An
average for four years since 1900"
shows 31.5 years. They are not
all bad ; many- of them are mere
ly1 arrested Jn, their' development.
They need something better, than
mere ' vindictive punishment, and
something better than Idleness
They , would work'. If 'they could. ,
The average!, length of term y Is
one " year, " eight months and 28
days. They will soon be back
out, and a part of society. It Is
our problem to put them back In
as good condition as possible. -
The warden believes that the
(Continued on page 2).
iia ;f III III;;
Measure to Create New Office in f.liiltschah Cc;jr.ly r :: I
;-'Anollier'For Incorporation of ln2uirhl Lcin C
panies Given Axe Tvvo Other Hcssures ir.:u 1
, - Because the . state bond commission . proposed by he : a
bill No. 167, which was passed by the. legislature, , is such a
wide" depAture from the commission he suggested in kli
message, because it would interfere unjustly with purely
local affairs and because he has doubt of its constitutionality',
Governor Pierce' yesterday Vetoed the measure.
The governor sees injustice in the provision -for the pro
posed commission to charge: a fee of , one -tenth of one r-"
cent of ithe aceValue'of the bondsr and. points to a riiL .
of other burdens it; would "impose. The bill was introdu: I
by the f house committee 6n assessment and taxation.
? The governor's, objections to thbUl -as set out in 1 ' :
veto'message'are: ...'. ;. .
t ' '
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various v Suggestions ' Are
; Made at Weetmg'to Re-
Practically.. the whole .raeetlng
was spent ' discussing the crowd
ed schools,' at the school board
session last night.
' Up in the . Grant school, it
was , proposed, that the district
might rent .the Free Methodist
church, or part of it, for addi
tional-school room. ' . ;
. ''That's just-across the street
frpm (Grant,'; said" ; one of the
directors 'to superintendent ELL A
Miller. ; "You ."could use the same
gymnasium for - both, , and j you
could trot back and forth,; and
supervise both,, couldn't you?"
' "Sure- we ' could," said the su
perintendent. "Only, the gym
we have .been - using all , winter
i aJi; dried' -np - and - practically
gone. '' It! was a mudhole." . '
, The board Investigated last
night, and found that the city
has eight just . like It one for
every school except the . high
school. . . . .
Statement Shows Condition
, A statement was made from
Principal- Miller.; showing that
some of his Grant school teach'
era have been, doing - more than
double, the work usually asked
of teachers, work utterly be
yond human I power to do ade
quately, , One
teacher,- has -
carryl ng ,1390 - pupil hours; 1 per
week another 1590.' "One of
thee overcrowded teachers Was
teaching 'writing and spelling, the
studies" thai many critics say are
most fearfully neglected. But
there Is no room at Grant for
dividing the classes, if they had
the extra; teachers, as was shown
in the report to the board. The
board wUl wrestle with the'prob
le m " of ' how to , teach i these im
portant studies without -V- either
room or. teacher and report at
the next meeting. "
i -Mrs. -John Carson, chairman of
the Marion County . Health association,-'
appeared to urge the
board ; to assist In the county
health clinics that are held free
and : open to alls children.;.1 The
bdtard agreed to cooperate- in
every' possible way. -
El ert ion Approaching
The '.board ' wiU .take np the
election of .principals Jort the var
ious buildings at .Its" next meet
ing and will consider .the elec
tion of teachers the meeting af
ter, that, the last one in March.
This. 1st to 'be done In fairness
to the teachers as , well as to
the board,, so that everybody may
know. exactly what the year ls'to
bring... , - ' ' : . ' '
An official statement of .. the
present crowded condition of the
high' scbool.' was presented. ";
TO SEXD DELEGATES
DUBLIN, Feb.. 27. It, was an
nounced today that the Free State
government has accepted an Invi
tation to, send representaUves to
the wdrld . . dairy ' congress to be
held In 'Philadelphia next October.
The "delegates srill report espe
cially, on economic aspects of the
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' "1.- One 'of the oblects of t'
bill, as-stated in' its title, lv u
provide limitations on the ro. i
of municipal and quasi- min i I
corporations of the stkte to L- :a
bonds and other evidences ci in
debtedness,, but the consUtu:: ;
and. existing statutes ntvr fix e: :
define a limit beyond 'wich f :
corporations cannot' go' In the c re
atlon.of debts. ' . .',
N Kinking Fntwl Fealuie I" I
..2, -Another 'announce ! "pur;
or .object : is to' provide for t j
creation and investment cl t,
sinking fund with which. to r ::
such municipal or quasl-munici; si
indebtedness asJ the same r
due. -Many municipal and qu -municipal
coriorations now rr"
vlde such sinking fund. To i m
pose 'on such : municipalities II :
regulations authorized by this ? I
would work "an Injustice I
great hardship upon all the po
litical 'subdivisions of the state.
. "3: The provisions of this t ill
authorize, for the payment cf ex
penses incurred In carryics c :t
the purposes of the law, a char,: ?
of .one-tenth ,of. one .per cen.t cl
the .face amount of bonds or ctter
indebtedness. .For example, I!
this . bill were to become a la - -the
finance ; commission, com! 1
charge filultnomah county a ti 3
of; 13500 for approving It? f.
000.000 worth of bridge bcnJs,
and .the,, commission .could like
wise, charge a fee. of. J3000 f r
certifying Portland's, wchool ton -a
Sleasnre Tampered With
T4. The .bill." as originally pre
pared, contained a "provision cx
pre&sljr declaring that th e
should be in no way liable, for ary
bonds approved by the. state f i
ance commission. No. such pro
vision appears in this bill. .
V 5. Section 18 of the bill fixes
the venue of. actions .on suit3 In
stituted by the commljsion again: t
any municipality in, the circuit
court for Marlon county. .and this
would create a burden, to dhlrlcta
far removed from, .Marion county
and nnnecessay expenses.
, ; . Purpose Laudable
. "61 The purpose and object
sought by this bill are laudable.
In' fact," I advocated in tay ihaug
ural message ' the; creation of a
finance commission with advisory
powers. It Is desired that "soraa
method may ' be found by whlc'.i
authority with respect to the is
suance of bonds may be central
ized," but the great difference ia
character between thepolitical di
visions and sub-dlvlsfons of tLa
state together with their remote
ness, would render administratis.!
of th la proposed law difficult. ' A
commission having advisory pow
ers, but with ' less sweeping au
thority than Is 'afforded by th'. -.
bill, would have-my approval.
"7. I consider this bill an un
reasonable regulation of local an I
municipal aff.tlrs -a regulation
which- I feel won Id not be sr s-
tained by "the court.
'No Emergency fc-edetf
"8. There is no occasion for art
emergency clause being attached
to a measure of this character.
,-9. The' bill creates a; finance
commission but erroneously con
fines some' or its functions to tL 3
state' bond commission a com
mission"; which Is foreign to th'.?
proposed law. I consider the till
very poorly drawn and prevail
"Under all of the circumstanc
I am unable' to . approve se :i s t -biirNo."l7
I. iherefore, v. : i
The governor also vetoed 1.
bill. 227, relative to tha i'.:. -