The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, July 04, 1923, Page 1, Image 1

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SHELBY, Mont., July 3. (By
the Associated ' Press-) This' oil-cow-town
oY Shelby, slauated ' far
away on the prairie of Montana,
today became the mecca of ; fistl
a nna. For tomorrow, the battle
for the world's heavyweight cham-
pionsblp between the titlehblder.
Jack Dempsey, and " contender,
Tommy Gibbons, fa to take place
In an arenaTconstructed to' aceona
m'odate 4 0,0 00,' fight fans. T
But' at the' latest' 'reckoning
. there will not be 40.000 cash customers-present.
The enthusiastic
ones are predicting an attendance
or between 7,000 and lu.uyu. i
final count wH depend upon the
arrivals tomorrow. Virtually all
the; trains " arriving j today -were
crowded and; several private cars
were switched on to side tracics
Among those who arrived In "pri
vate, cars was Mrs." Ray- Baker
fnraiori Hf. Alfred d. Vander
bUt-- Prank, Conley,. former "vete
ran-warden, of the. Montana pent
tentlary, headed another delega
tlon from. Butte. ' ;.,, '.-
In addition to "those arriving on
trains, 'many hundred -came in
rfiirlnr th'.dav In, automobiles.
The big? automobile camp, pro
vided by Shelby for the occommo
ffatfan of Visiters. M well tilled
before night. Whether all of the
visitors are going to 'buy fight
tickets Is another question.
There- are fight ticket for- sale
Js. every store in Shelby. And at
: m lota nnn tonirht; the tickets
were reported to be in poor de
mand., A number or mercnanm
were-accusing other, merchants of
selling tickets at a 'cut rate. In
fact,' a majority of the merchants
who" took " tickets for cash ad
vances they made" toJ promote the
fight," are " declared! to b selling
tseir admissions at a; much lower
rate than, t advertised. '
5 Many SftlA "Broke" f -
While f the town seems rather
congested on the day - before the
battle, Shelby citizens are disap
pointed lis the attendance.' While
Main-street on", "the ; shady, aide,
seems like Broadway on a busy
Saturday, night, the sunny side of
the thoroughfare Is; deserted.
! And the concessonarlei are still
bemoaning their- luck. Most .of
the sidewalk-stands are not doing
enough T business" to "warrant the
retaining off: the concessions, -The
constant plaint Is that ''every brie
seems to be "broke." . -
Has Traffic Cop
: Shelby may be dubbed a village,
bet at least, she has Installed a
traffic officer, with a brand hew,
stlny star, . today 'took his place
t a busy corner on Main street
asd directed the stream' of auto
mobiles that were coming and go'
lag. While he boasted no new
uniform, and his shoes were In
conspicuous with "their "heavy
coating: of aikill dust, he wielded
a eavy club 'and " traffic hnmhly
obeyed tbe wafting of the official
wand.....;, - . . 1
Few Beta Made
An fADiAnf ln T1 rhamnionsbic
Ptjze fights la the betting. Usu
ally the amounts wagered run in
to the hundreds of thousands. But
If there -are any sportively, inclin
ed gentlemen in Shelby they have
not ? been discovered. f Several
taall bets have been reported but
no inoney of any consequence has
made its appearance. J It la said
that' no bets have been made on
tte "result Ojfv the championship
bent, and that the -small wagers
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1 OREGON': Fair Wednesday.
t (Tuesday)
Maximum temperature, 78. .j
'Minimum. temperature, 55.
Hainfallj none."
Hiver, 9 Inches; falling.
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Syndicalism Charges Placed
r Against 27 Attrabt Sever
: al Japanese Jurists
L03 ANGELES, July 3. Twenty-seven
alleged members of the
I WW,' acting ' as their own at tor-'
neys in their trials in the superior-court
here on-criminal syndi
calism charges, today attracted
an audience of distinguished Jap
anese jurists and lawyers who ex
pressed, a. lively Interest in the
proceedings. . t-
: The visiting ; Japanese were
members f of a com missiovt dele
gated by the Tokio government to
study the operation of ; the jury
system In courts of the United
States and England. ' s
Two defendants, John Pugh and
Ernest Erickson,' testified at to
day's session concerning the na
ture of strike bulletins issued by
the IWW In connection' with the
longshoremen's strike at San
Pedro recently, j
Millerand Cables Message of
. Renewed Enthusiasm to
President Harding
PARIS, July 3. (By the As
sociated Press.) President Mille
rand of France sent a Fourth of
July cable message today to Pres
ident .Harding saying that "with
ever - renewed enthusiasm tne
French nation' associates " Itself
with all its heart with American
independence day." i j
; Further. ,ln -his message - the
French premier said: "The anni
versary recalls that hardships yon
sustained in achieving national
,'ibertv' and the sufferings France
and the United, States endured
fointly to preserve the freedom
of the world. " The French nation
pan never remain", indifferent, to
the manifestation evoking them."
Oregonians Flocking to:
, Get Glimpse: of Harding
PORTLAND,, July 3. Thou
sands of people from all parts of
Qregpn and southwest Washing
ton, Twer pouring;1 Into? Portland
throughout today to attend -- the
4th: off July celebration cat which
President Harding' will be the
honor i- guest , tomorrow. Fair
weather In prospect. ' Finishing
touches were put on street decor
ations and Anal' celebration plans
vfera' corapleted today. . . , -"
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President Brunet Appeals for
ar Solid Allied Front -Against
BRUSSELS. July 3. (By The
Associated ; Press. ) President
Brunet of the chamber of depu
ties, in greeting the cabinet of Pre
misr Theunis on its-return to ser
vice today, made, an impassioned
appeal in the chamber for a solid
allied front against GeTmany. Re
ferring to the bomb; outrage at
Duisburg last Saturday .nine vic
tims of which were buriea today,
President Brunet, , who is a mem
ber of the socialist party, charac
terized the act as a "cowardly
deed which has excited the indig
nation of the entire country by Its
savagery.". '- ' J ' ' V ' V
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Eddie Hearne.. Tommy Milton
and Earl Cooper averaged 115.3
miles, an hour. Milton won the In
dianapolis , race. - ' - V f
Jimmy Murphy, who leads in
the American, automobile associa
tion championshfp contest. so far
this year .circled: the. eclipse at
109,. Bennett Uill clipped off
113; Ralph De v Palma . 108.2;
Frank Elliott 1 0 4.1 7 Corum
104; Harlan Fangler. 101.3;
Davis Lewis 191.7; Jerry Wund
erlich 102,7,. and Ora E. Haibe
110.5. v Haibe replaced "Howdy"
Wilcox, originally entered for the
contest. "
Association Plans to Educate
Millions Throughout
Entire World
i SAN FRANCISCO. July 3. The
i worlds conference on education
late today adopted three-" resolu
tions calling for formation of., an
International commission; on il
literacy for appointment of edu
cational attaches for all embas
sies or leg4tions, and for organi
zation of a permanent bureau of
research and publicity to enable
all nations to exchange education
al periodicals and articles. ; ii
The " commission on illiteracy,
to consist of .representatives from
everyf nation, will seek to provids
means for the education of. ml'.-
lions of illiterates, "described as
persons over the age of 10 who
neither read-not write.
As preeenteO I by a committee
which included Cora Wilson Stew
art of Kentucky,, the "resolution
stated that the' committee would
work to remove, illiteracy from
all countries "by 1935," but this
was amended' to read "as soon as
possible." ,
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Governor Named Democratic
Contender; Party Will
Seek Modification I
j NEW YORK, July 3. Norman
E. Mack of Buffalo, democratic
national committeeman, announc
ed tonight after a conference with
Governor Alfred E. Smith that the
governor would enter the next
democratic national convention
as a contender for nomination for
president. ' lie said he believed
the democratic national platform
frould carry "a plank calling for
modification or liberalizing of the
Volstead act.
! Mr. Mack added: "All of the
powerful eastern seaboard states
want the Volstead law modified.
The greatest opposition to modifi
cation comes from the western
states, which are normally repub
lican. , - -.' j
f "The southern democratic, dry
states will go democratic even if
the party pledges for a more liberal-
alcoholic content." "'
Santa Fe Limited is Derailed
: Near Domingo at Early
i ' Hour Today
4. At least five, trainmen were
killed and. several passenger were
injured, some of them possibly
seriously, when Santa , Pa train
No. 9, westbound Chicago to Los
Angeles, was derailed near Do
mingo, 30 miles north of
Wrecking -j crews, , doctors . and
nurses ""were sent ' from here to
the scene of the wreck 'The ac
cident' happened at I2:10"a m.
The train was a double-header,
and both engineers and both fire
men were killed, reports said.,
Employment Agency Plans
i To Place Harvest Hands
SPOKANE. July, 3. An em
ployment agency for placing sev
eral thousand harvest-, hands on'
the harvest fields' of the Inland
Empire was established here to
day by the harvest labor commit
tee of the Spokane Chamber of
Commerce and the federal employ
ment office. It will work ini conjunction-
with the' city- free, em
ployment office. '.f i " ' 1 "
SPRINGFIELD, II., July 1 3. -Payment
of the 155,000,000 Illi
nois soldiers bonus started, today.
Jail Will Receive Men if Sen
tence is Violated; All De- :
f endants Are Willing .
CENTRALIA ' Wash., July 3.
A new kind of ju-stice was meted
out in the local police , court last
night when Judge L. H, Dysart
sentencedfll, men, found guilty on
liquor chkrges,' to attend ' church
four times In three months.
Thei defendants, who expressed
willingness, to .comply with the
terms of the sentence, w.e re as
signed to three ministers. Rev. W.
J ; Sharp. Presbyte,rian ; Revr Fred
Luke., Episcopalian, and ' Rey'4 O
M. Andrews, Methodist. If kaej.
fail to report al church four. times
In, the period specified they
have to serve jai sentences.
"Osteopathics Declare. Nation
Creating Vicious Nation
al Psychology '
NEW YORK, July 3. America
is rearing a race of starch drunk
ards and the prohibition of alco
hol is creating a new, and; vicious
national" psychology, in the opin
ions of two speaker at the Ameri
can Osteopathic' convention today.
Thei'name starch ' drunkards"
was coined by Dr.. Grant Mitchell
of Chicago in a debate with Dr.
C. W. . MacGregor 'of that ' city on
diet. - - ' V- ,
"The, white race is dominant
because, ages ago It took up abode
by the sea whence, it .' obtained
foods rich In iodine." eald Dr.
Mitchell. That position how is
threatened because j wie have be
come a nation pi starch drunk
ards," He enumerated 18 ways In
whicfa cooks prepare! food, but as
serted "every attempt to improve
on nature ruins it." .
Dr. Herbert Bernard : of De
troit told of his discovery of- the
vlclous psychology'. a disease
or an insanity-for which he held
prohibition- responsible. Profes
sing not to go. on record against
prohibition, he saw the deliber
ate violation1 of the Volstead' law
creating an "hectic, unhealthy way
of mind" that permeated, not only
large cities, but f hasj crept right
Into the American and into the
minds of the younger generation."
Leviathan Has Records as
j German Warrior, Trans-
yJi i auu i aoiciig,ci
. NEW YORK, July 3 A super
ship of the seas, the United States
shipping board's reconditioned Le
viathan,' will sail tomorrow. on her
maiden voyage as a passenger ship
under the Stars and Stripes, car
rying more than. 17 00 passengers
to Cherbourg and Southampton.
The Leviathan todav is in her
third Incarnation. She first sailed
the Atlantic! as the Vaterland.
pride of the once great German
merchant marine. Seized by the
United t States unon fht
of. diplomatic relations' with Ger
many In February. 1917. she wan
overhauled and became the great
est troop transport in history.
7 Beginning, atMl. o'clock (today, The Statesman will re-
ceiye. fight returns, from the ringside t. Shelby, Mont.,
where; Jack Dempsey, world heavyweight champion, nd
Tommy Gibbons, his challenger, will battle for the cham
pionship title. ; ; ,
The first returns to be received . will be relative to pre
liminary, events. jReturns. on the main event will begin
coming soon after 1 o'clock, Pacific coast, time. ;
a Associated Press correspondents will - be at the ring
side, and their stories of ..the fight will go out by the A. P
wires as the fight - progresses. The Statesman ' returns
will come in blow by blow, and the Statesman will be
prepared i to announce, them by. megaphone in l the, same
way. In just a jiffy, after Gibbons clouts, Dempsey in
the beezer, or Pempsey. slams Gibbons, in the slats, it will
ie. announced by The Statesman megaphone man. ,
Canby, Dallas, Marion, Sil
verton, and Other, Points
Invite Crowds to Indepen
dence Programs
Cherrian Band and March
ers Will Participate in
Parade at Silverton ,
Celebrations are being held at a
number of neighboring towrw to
day, that will; attract man hun
dreds of Salem' people.
' One of the biggest events is at
Silverton. The Cherrian 'band Is
to play, along with . two other
bands, and about 40 Cherrians in
uniform will take part n.the par
ade at 9:30 this morning. The
Cherrian (band will appear for
the first time In the new uniforms
which are works of real art, and
as harmonious as one of their' best
overtures. , .
' Legion Doing It ,
The American Legion s stag
ing i the celebration . at , Silverton
as part of its campaign to raise
funds for the 'soldiers memorial
building, and already the event
promises to pay them some good
money for a most worthy cansel
A number' of Salem people- plan
tjo drive over to attend the parade
and some to stay over the dinner
hour, returning to Salem in time
for the afternoon races at th9 fair
grounds. -
Dallas is in the throes of a
three-day celebration, with today
as the biggest of all. It will be
a frontier day program, with the
sterner sports, exemplified. : ;
Other Towns Celebrate
Canby. Marion, , Aurora- and
Woodburn all are inviting the
world to their hospitable borders
for the day. And the call of the
real: wild is even more inviting.
Many plan toUtke to the moun
tains, to theseashore, to the fish
ing streams; for Ahe day.; Practi
cally jll business will fce at a
standstill. '
The Salem, races this afternoon,
however, promise to have a record
crowd. Speedy little gas demons
were flitting about town all day
Tuesday,, getting ready for , the
starters gun.. There are 17 cars
promised, and they look faster
than any. collection of. cars ever
gathered for the - Salem track.
Tuesday afternoon one of the cars
clipped three econds off the track
record, and th,e driver said he
didn't know he was running. - - :
Lightning Bolt Fatal to
Pueblo Man During. Storm
PUEBLO, Colo., July 3. One
killed and one. seriously injured
was the -result of a severe thun
derstorm that swept Pueblo and
iinito lotx thin afternoon. F. W.
. Henselman was killed' by a , bolt
of lightning in he residential
part or town and Miss Pearl Bush,
who was walking with . him. was
seriously Injured by the flash.
Late tonight th(e girl had not
regained consciousness. f
At the peak of the storm water
stood at a depth of more than a
foot In some of the downtown
'streets, but reports tonight wee
that damage from flood - water
would not-be great., Considerable
damage was caused by wind and
Mil. -::'-:.; '
Strike Sympathizers Battle
With Springfield, Mass.
Police Nearj Exchange
SPRINGFIELD, Mass.. July. 4.
An extensive riot broke but afc
1 o'clock in the vicinity ' of tho
Springfield." exchange of ' the' New
England Telephone & Telegraph
company, when a gang of 2.000
men,! strike; sympathizers, were
charged by a dozen regular police
and more than 100 military police
reserves. At 1: 30 there had been
three arrests.
The riot followed several 'dem
onstrations and ; fights, between
strike sympathizers and reserves
in which bottles and flower, pots
were' thrown . and ; the officers
showered with exploding giant
cannon crackers. 1 -
Believed Precedent is Estab
: lisKed for. Celebration
of July I Fourth
PORTLAND, July 3. The fir
ing of a presidential- salute on
the Fourth; of July by a'; British
warship , la an American port is
to be a feature here tomorrow of
the celebration in honor of Presi
dent Harding., Capt. Stanley L.
Holbrook of HMS Curlew, which
arrived here today 'for the cele
bration, -conceived the Idea, and,
It was at once accepted by the
celebration t committee, The Cur
lew's salute . will be fired while
the , presidential, train is crossing
the Willamette river bridge upon
Its arrival. . The. Curlew lies; at
anchor . directly, below the , bridge
and 'will be in. full sight of the
For a British
man of war to
celebrate the .Fourth - of July by
saluting . the - president of the
United; States is believed heret to
be a precedent-setting project.
Head of Social Science; De
partment Tenders Resig
I nation, to Board
Prof. : C. N. Panunzio, for the
past two years one of the faculty
of Willamette university, has ten
dered his resignation as head of
the social science department of
the university,! and the resigna
tion has been formally accepted,
so . that he is now, a free agent.
He has not definitely decided as
to what he shall
do for the corn-
Ing year, but he
may go on with
his studies at one of the higher
universities, in California or in
tho east,. . ami take . his doctor's
degree;, Hs resignation .was ten
dered In, a formal letter to the
board of trustees, which by their
request is not made public.
Mr. Panunzio has been one of
the leading exponents of - a closer
business, social and personal con
nection of the. university with the
business and outside world, and
he has, been in great demand as
a lecturer on , social ? topics lie
has written two books, "The Soiil
of an Immigrant;" i the was born
in Italy, and came to-America as
a homeless lad) and "The Depor
tation Cases of 1919-1920," that
have been hailed as models for
studyr and'- for political insight
His... professional Jstanding Is. con
sidered of the highest, and bis In
fluence in Willamette has been of
the best. President Doney said of
him:! " ; . -" 1 : : '
"Willamette nnlversity I re
luctant to lose his services as an
instructor." He has represented
a high type of scholarship, the
finest industry, and has unusually
Impressed himself upon students;
faculty and community,- The uni
versity will - appreciatively follow
him, feeling confident .that large
results will accrue- from his en
deavors. Nevada Prohibition) Law v
Held Unconstitutional
RENO, Hev., July 3 The state
supreme court at Carson City this
afternoon declared uncbhstitution
al the Whlteley act, the stater pro
hibition enforcement ; law, passed
at the last session of the state
legislature. ' ' ; . - '". -;: r
The decision Is based on the re
lation of the title of the act to
the contents. r ..
IS IffiiLlff
Would Like to Believe Story
of the Pioneer r,!issicnary
Whether It is True cr L'ct,
He Declares. .
Chief Sumpkin Says Th'sy
Are Unable-ta Adjust
Affairs With Agent
(Note: President Harding's Mea
cham address. In full, - la glyea
, on page -3.)' -
MEACHAM, Or.V July 3 Pres
ident Harding stopped, here today
on his western trip to pay homage
to the memory of the sturdy pior
neers who founded Oregon and
saved- to the nation 'the great
'The president in delivering hla
address managed to avoid a con
troversy which raged in Oregon
for years and still Is occasionally
stirred up. ; This dispute hinges
about the question, of whether
Marcus Whitman, the pioneer mis
sionary, saved the Oregon cqnntry
for 'the union by a plea to Presi
dent Tyler; 'There are those in
Oregon who say that he did, arid
others, who declare that '.Whitman'
had little or nothing: to do with.
It. . - -. -
T': i Aware of Controversy
. Mr, Harding in his address for
today, written before he left
Washington, headed, straight into
the controversy by relating the
story. of.: Whitman's appearance
before President Tyler. Newspa
permen, knowing of the disputed
nature, of the subject, got. word
to the president of the danger fce
might encQuhter, with the result
that after , relating ' ttiV Whit
incident In the course of his ad
dress, he added:
: "I have recited this story mind,
ful of the fact that it is a subject
ot; controversy. Wnether it It
correct or not It is an insplratloa
and should be handed down fro r.x
generation to generation. TLa
same is true of the stories of Paul;
Revere'si , ride and of Barbara
ruenie, notn or which have beea
attacked' as' unfounded.' I do not
like the iconoclast to com? alons;
and take away' our finest stories.
t like he story of, Whitman. It
it' isn't true it. ought to be.
Program Cut Short '
: At the conclusion of his address
the president -Visited a. nearby 'Indian-village
and then participated
in the dedication of the Oregon
Trail highway with the unvellin
of a monument at.' Immigrant
Springs near Meacham. It had
been, planned, to leave Meacham
about mid-afternoon, but ah
lencth nf lh ntflfrim riAlavoA A
parture for Portland where t j
presidential party will spend tha'
Fourth of July until late In the
day.: . Even then several' events
on the program had to be dlspecs-'
ed with,
' MEACHAM. Or.. July 3 (By
the Associated Press. ) President
and Mrs. Harding today became
full-fledged members of the Cay
use tribe of Indians.
The chief executive during his
stay here today had noted on tbe
official program as a "pow-wow
with members : of the Umatilla,
Walla Walla and Cayuse tribes.
The Indians had put up thIr
wigwams on the ' side of a hill
and the president and Mrs. Hard
ing at, ...the -conclusion- of tit
speaking ceremonies, walked 'over
there.' 'The visit turned out to be
a" real pow-wow. - -
Reply Pleases '
Cap Sumpkin, chief of the Cay
uses and spokesman for all of the
Indians, speaking through an in
terpreter, made a long address to
the president, declaring the Indi
ans of Oregon were dissatisfied
with the treatment they were get
ing from the j government and
were unable to adjust their trou
bles with the resident . Indian
agent. The . president,, replying,
said the government desired to
deal fairly with the Indians sni
advised the chief to take his griev
ances - up direct with the Indian
commissioner in Washington.
- The reply of the president erf-
dently satisfied the Indians, c
they, proceeded to make tin er
Mrs. Harding members of the C.'; -nso
tribe, presenting hfm with r,
pair of gloves ; and her. Trl:?! ,