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SALEM OREGON, FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 30, 1924
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
Tribute to Be Paid By All Or
ganizations of City in
Memorial Day Parade and
LINE OF MARCH TO FORM
AT MARION SQUARE 2:15
Local Commander of GAR to
Review Marchers From
Tribute to the soldier dead of
three wars will be paid in Salem
today by veterans organizations,
civic clubs and the schools'. Flags
have been hiing throughout the
business district and nearly all
forms of activities will cease.
Justice O.'-P. Coshow, of the
Oregon Supreme court, will he the
speaker of -the day, talking at the
Armory upon the completion of
The parade will form at the
Marion square, starting promptly
at. 2:30 o'clock. Organizations
participating are urged to be in
place at 2:15 o'clock. All organ
izations will form and march in
columns of four, with automobiles
in single column. Troops will
pass the reviewing stand in column
of platoons' and - other organiza
tions in ? columns of four. The
reviewing stand will be on the
east side of the court house square
on Church street. The parade
will be reviewed by the command
er of Sedgwick post, GAR, the
grand marshal of the day, George
P. Griffith and Justice Coshow.
Boy Scouts will report to the
grand marshal at Marion Square
at 2 o'clock ? and will assist in
forming, the parade. One detach
ment will go to the armory and
, assist in directing traffic and in
other places as3 they are needed.
The line of march, positions in
the parade and the order of the
march are as follows:
Line of march--South" on Com
mercial to Court east" on Court to
Church, south oh Church to State,
west on State to Commercial, south
on Commercial to Ferry, east on
Ferry" to the armory. '
Initial position The military
and patriotic organizations will
form ion Commercial street, north
of Marion, facing south; civic and
fraternal organizations' will form
on Marion street, east of Commer
cial, facing west; schools will form
on Marion, west "of Commercial,
facing east. j
Order of march:
Military section Police escort,
grand marshal and staff, national
colors'. Salem band, company F,
162nd Infantry, Oregon National
guard coast idefense detachment
Oregon 'National ! guard, Grand
Army of the Republic escorted by
the Sons- of Yeterans and Daugh
ters of Veterans, Women's Relief
Corps, Ladies of the Grand Army
of the Republic, Ladies Auxiliary
Sons1 of Veterans, Veterans of the
Spanish-American War with Lad
ies Auxiliary,' American Legion
drum corps, American Legion with'
Auxiliary. Veterans of Foreign
Wars. , i--. j " -
Civhr and fraternal section -Chemawa
Indian training school
band Cherrians, fraternal, organ
izations. Salvation Army, Y. M. C.
A. ;. - ; J :- i '- ;
School section .Oregon state
training school band, training
school cadets, all other schools,
Rose Hud band.
SPRINGFIELD. Mass., May 29,
Just four weeks after opening
the 29th quadrennial conference of
the Methodist ISpiscopal church,
adjourned here today. Soon after
ward some 800 weary delegates
were hurrying to the railroad sta
tion for their homes or pastorates
or mission fields in distant coun
OREGON: J Fair and warmer
Friday; moderate northerly
Maximum temperature, 82.
I, Minimum temperature, 43.
River. 0.6; falling.
Atmosphere, clear. -Wind,
TO ATTEMPT ON
Leslie Farmer Admits He At
tacked With Intent to Kill
EUGENE, Or., May 29. Leslie
Farmer of Eugene, who on? the
night of May 18, shot Earl Hum
phrey, local traffic officer in I the
mouth-as the latter was placing
him under arrest as being a boot
legger suspect, today pleaded
guilty to the charge of assault
with intent to kill and will be
sentenced Monday. He pleaded
not guilty to the indictment
charging him with assaulting C.
A. Cornell, another officer, who
claimed that Farmer fired five
shots at him.
Antonio Sasstf Starts to Run
Away From Penitentiary
1 Believed Insane
' Antonio Sasso, an inmate of the
state prison, suddenly seized a
deep longing for home Thursday
and dn spite of the fact he was
working under an armed guard,
started to give physical express
ion to his yearnings. Several
shots tired at him by the vigilant
guards changed his mind.
Sasso was working in the yard,
when he suddenly stopped, picked
up a brick, and started to run. He
jumped across the flume and into
the, "hog pen" before he stopped.
'.'Why did you run?" he was
'I wanted to go home," he re
'Then why did you stop?"
"Oh, I stubbed my toe." Sasso
never commented upon the shots
that . were fired merely to frigh
ten him. ' '- :
v -Sasso was locked, in his cell and
is being given an , examination by
by Dr. R. L. Edwards, prison phy
His longing for a change of lo
cation will be gratified, for he
will be ordered transferred to the
Sasso created some excitement
last fall, when working as a cook.
He made a key and let himself
out Into the prison yard early in
the morning. He was brought
back to the building before he had
an-opportunity to attempt to scale
the wall. He was received from
Multnomah county, October .13,
1923, under sentence to serve 15
years for assault and robbery.
Carpentier and Gibbons Take
Light work bom in
; Perfect Condition
J MICHIGAN CITY, Ind., May 29.
(By the AT.) While a chilling
wind swept off Lake Michigan a
few yards away, reducing the tem
perature to a point where over
coats were a necessity, Georges
Carpentier, former world's light
heavyweight champion, today en
gaged in his last workout for his
10-round : international . contest
with Tom. Gibbons of St. Paul,
here Saturday afternoon.
The French light heavyweight
did no boxing, but engaged in a
workout equivalent to six rounds,
including shadow boxing and other
gymnasium routine. Not wishing
to brave the biting: wind. Gibbons
called off the outdoor program
and took only light exercise, work
ing ; indoors. , Gibbons merely
shadow boxed and took a session
at skipping the rope to keep his
muscles loosened. In the morning
he played IS holes of golf.
Gibbons' sparring, partners, ap
parently glad that their services
were no longer needed, declared
that Gibbons was in the finest pos
1 This view was also sbaYed- by
Manager: Eddie Kane, who de
clared the Stv Paul man was fit. ;
I Gibbons himself ventured the
opinion that his condition. was per
fect, and that he would do noth
ing more tomorrow aside from a
round of golf in the morning:
V JOIN MEMORIAL SEHVICK .
; WASHINGTON, May 29. The
American people will be permitted
tomorrow for the first time in his
tory to Join in the national Me
morial Day exercises at Arlington.
f HAT fi LASSES
ARE HIS 01
Millionaires Son Aarees That
Spectacles Found Near
mm m mm ' a
wiuraerea t-ranks Boy
Must Belong to Him
COLLEGE STUDENT SAYS
HE HAS VISITED PLACE
Ornithology Studies Said to
Have Been Reason for
Trips to Swamp
CHICAGO, 3Iay 30. Nathan
Leopold, Jr., 19 year old son of a
millionaire box manufacturer was
taken to the state's attorney's of
fice early this morning and there
admitted, it was announced, that
he owned the spectacles found
near the body of RobeVt Franks,
13 year old kidnapper's victim.
Leopold was taken Into custody
ancr tne recoros of an optical
company revealed that the spec
tacles found near the body of 14-
year old Robert Franks, had been
sold to him. f j j
Young Leopold, a college stu
dent, said that he had visited the
spot where the glasses were found,
possibly as many as 50 times, with
classes in ornithology. "Maybe
they are,' but I don't think so," he
replied, when asked if he owned
the spectacles, according to an an
nouncement of Robert E. Crowe,
state's attorney. ; Mr. Crowe said
Leopold admitted he had been. to
the spot where the Frank's boy's
body was found a week ago, three
and four days before the murder.
At his home only the case for the
glasses" was found. 'Leopold had
said, according to the state's at
torney that he thought the glasses
and case were there, , The youth
said he purchased : the , glasses
when he suffered from headaches,
but had discarded them some time
ago. i- i ; , '
The glasses found about 30 feet
from the Culvert where the body
of Franks was discovered have
been regarded as one of the prin
cipal clues in the investigation of
the case. Thousands of opticians
and their clerks have been search
ing records to ascertain a prob
able purchaser for : whom the
glasses might have been pre
scribed, .f !:)'
FINE DAI WILL
BE HERE TIGHT
Twenty-Five Piece Portland
. Will Play -
Salem is to be favored tonight
by the appearance ofta 25-piece
band from Portland post No. 4 of
the Salvation Army in concert at
the armory. Captain Anthony,
who has charge of the band, an
nounces that a' street appearance
will be made at 7:30 'O'clock-and
the concert will start at 8. The
program will consist of selected
patriotic and sacred songs. '
A small admission charge .will
be made to defray the expenses of
the band and aid Jthe local army
corps. Children under 14 are in
vited specially to attend without
charge. Any money left over and
above the expenses of the hand
will be directed Into the local work
in Salem. . : t
The Portland band hag a good
reputation for scheduled appear
ances over the state. They are
appearing In Woodburn, i!verton
and Canby on this trip and are
meeting - with enthusiastic recep
tions. . . - . f
Vaudeville Wins Trophy
For Girls' Organization
riaying to a packed house the
organizations' of the Salem - high
school presented the best amateur
vaudeville seen in Salem in some
time. ' ' '.
The KC club, girls' club got the
loving cup that was given for first
place. Their act was entitled the
'.'Realm of Amusement," and was
presented in a way t that , would
make a professional envious.
The judges were Mrs. LaMoine
R. Clark of the McKlnley school.
Miss Vivian Marsters of Grant
school, and U. S. Dotson of Yew
Park school. ' .
DECORATION DAY At SURESNES
-v ECORATION DAY always
; jLJ reminds me of the most
touching and beautiful me
morial service I have seen and
one which, it seems to me, "is
worthy of ' preservation .'in
American history, though it was
in a foreign land and carried
through by people who : had
aevcr seen America. Yetit
was in honor of Americans
whose lives' and deaths had
made an Indissoluble bond be-'
tween two nations.
It was at the American cem
etery at Suresnes, France, and
was , on November , 19X8,
which is nationally .established
there as Decoration Day.
I had just returned to Paris
from a trip afield and was due
to leave for yerdun the next
day, but that one day ws mine
with nothing to do. And noth
ing to do seemed right, for, I
had never seen the big city so
quiet. It had never, lost Its
gayety when Big Bertha- was
speeding its' random shells at
a mark too big to miss and
the German avions were filling'
its nights with thrills and fears.
But now it seemed sunk in a
funeral hush. The iron shat
ters were drawn over all the
shop windows, and the door
ways to seemingly all the busi
ness houses were barred. Even
the famous1 taxi drivers seemed
to have ceased for a day, their
zealous efforts to prove that the
front was safer than the city,
and cruised about the dead
Homer Croy, the novelist,
who . was my roommate, en
lightened me: - r.l
"It's1 All Saints Day and
everyone has gone to, decorate
the graves. Since the French
consider all who have died in
the war are sainted dead, this
is about the greatest Decoration
Day in France's history. Heav
en knows she has enough new
sainted dead to honor. There
will be far more homes in
France which are short of food
tonight than there are graves
which are short rt: fltiwersTlh
areas where there is peace." ;
We made inquiries and found
that most of the Americans
who had died in base hospitals
in Paris had been buried at an
American Army cemetery pt
Suresnes, which' could be
reached by injberurban tram.
Being thoroughly American we
felt timid about starting out
burdened with flowers, . but'
encountered a Red Cross cap
tain who was glad to join us.
Bill Provides for War
WASHINGTON, May 29, Un
der a bill favorably reported to
the' senate for federal incorpora
tion of the American Bar associ
ation, James B. Kerr of Portland
is named as one of the incorpora
tors. A similar bill 'reported for
Incorporation of American War
Mothers includes as an incorpor
ator Emilie E. Hendricks of Sa
lem, representative of the state
War Mothers. t
Nadeau Tells Tacoma Lions
Charges of Robbery
s TACOMA. Wash.. May 29.
Belief that he ,and three other
Tacomans arrested Tuesday, ac
cused of the robbery of the Ana
cortes bank April 14 will never be
brought to trial was expressed by
David W. Nadeau at a meeting of
the Lions club here today. Nadeau
Is secretary of the Lions club.
he and Russell R. Evans, also ac
cused of the crime were honor
guests of the club.
Lawrence H. Lee and Warren
L. Ridley are the two other sus
pects. The four men are ndw out
on $5,000 bail eich awaiting ar
raignment. ' 1 ' "
"I do not believe , the Skagit
county authorities will bring so
ridiculous charge i against us , to
trial," Nadeau; said. "If they d
we will be ready, we will not jump
bail." r: f" ' "' ' V"
"I don't know whether we oan
make any one make restitution
but I am going to try and. I know
the others Jeel , the same, way."
Nadeau indicated .that civil action
would follow disposal of the crim
WILL BE DROPPED
Thus reinforced we gained
i valor l to buy j a few flowers "
from one of the little flower :
stands one sees everywhere in
Paris and set out.
But when we reached Sures
nes we could hardly find place
for our flowers. Every, grave
was coyered-- covered "deeply.
. And then we learned the story:
Suresnes was only a little
town, but it had big hearts in
it. When the first halt-dozen
graves were dug in the big, hare
plot of ground which had been
set aside for an American cem
etery the mothers of ' Suresnes
were touched with pity for the
American mothers who might
never see those graves, might
never even know where their
'sons were buried. So they
called a meeting and decided
that each of - the mothers of
Suresnes should adopt an Amer
ican son, a dead American son,
whose grave she would cherish
as If it contained a body which
really had been her flesh and
blood, : or as - the unknown
American mother for whom
she substituted would; care
for It. : '
It was a good half-mile from
the town to the cemetery, : but '
a road roughly paved with cob
blestpnes'. But day by day the
mothers of Suresnes trudged
out it to their adopted graves.
Whether the Christian cross or
the rounded slab which indicat
ed that the man beneath it had
been' a Jew marked the grave
made no difference. Flowers
were planted. Watered, weeded,
given the constant care flow
ers' must have to thrive.
But the graves increased so
rapidly that' soon there were
not mothers enough in Sures
nes to go around and they had
to adopt two or three Ameri
can sons apiece. . ; ' And then
their j American families con-"
tinned to grow as their French
families' rarely had, until each
had to mother the graves of
eight or ten or a dozen Ameri
can boys. Yet they carried on,
quietly, earnestly and fondly, as
-they sad hegun." " '
There were more than 1700
graves, as I recall. In the cem
etery that day, and I don't sup
pose there were more than one
tenth that j many mothers In
Suresnes. But every grave was
coyered with flowers and on all
bnt the newest there were grow
irig plants. Beside some of the
graves, we saw women kneeling
and I believe that at least 'one
prayer was said over every one
of those graves that day.
W. H, Coffee Is Named for
Salem and The Dalles
Appointment of W. H. Coffee
elder for the Salem and The Dal
les districts, and W. T. Kottzbach
for the Portland district, wert the
features of second day session of
the annual conference of the Free
Methodist church here Thursday.
Between 150 delegates and min
isters are in attendance, with
Bishop D. W., Warner, of Glen
Elyn, 111., presiding.
Memorial services for Mrs.
Mary Hillis,' of Portland; were
held in the afternoon. Rev. E. I.
Herrington, formerly of Salem and
now pastor at Woodburn, had
charge of the services at night.
Francis ' Pond, district elder for
the Columbia river district, spoke
in the afternoon with W. E. Wood,
district elder of the southern Ore
gon conference, speaking at night.
Business will occupy the session
this morning, with the appoint
ments of various officers to be
read Saturday. The Women For
eign Missionary society will meet
at the Jason Lee Method lBt church
at 1:30 o'clock this afternoon. The
final session of .the conference
will be held Sunday.
SUBMIT BRIDGE BIDS
PORTLAND J Ore May 29
Eleven bids from contracting
firms in Utah, ' Washington and
Oregon were submitted to the
state highway commission today
for the building of the Harrisburg
bridge on --the Pacific- highway,
which structure will connect Lane
and Lynn counties. - ' , ;
Although the. bridge engineers
tabulated the offers, the lilghway
commission took all the bids under
advisement and will announce the
award Jrom Salem Friday j ;
Mrs. I. B. Holt Scio Wins in
Women's Contest; Sven
Nelson of Portland Victor
POLK GREENWOOD CLUB
MAKES GOOD RECORD
Twenty-One Boys and Girls
Clubs Compete; 24
Ladies are Entered
Prize winners in the, judging
contests at the . Oregon Jersey
Chautauqua - were announced
Thursday at the closing session
of the Sixth annual jubilee at the
state fair grounds. The Green
wood Calf club of Polk county
won In the club judging contest,
scoring 705 points out of a pos
sible 900 points. Mrs. I. B. Hoit
of Scio won first slace in the
ladies' judging contest and Sven
Nelson of the Multnomah Jersey
Calf club won the $150 registered
Jersey cajf offered by Crandall &
Linn of Salem, as individual high
point winner In the boys and
girls' division. Nelson scored
285 points. The St. Paul; Jersey
Calf club, won second place for
Marion county. Twenty-one boys
and girls', clubs, with il6 mem
bers, and 24 ladies participated in
the judging contest.
In jhe . club contests, the
Greenwood Calf club pf Polk
county with W. p. Morrow as
leader scored 705 points. Mem
bers of the team were Harold
Drover, Mark Capps and May
Morrow. . Members of tht . St.
Paul 'Jersey alfelubrtiiefc
placed second with 690 points.
were Malcolm Cook, Raymond
Smith and Sylvester Smith. S. J.
Smith is leader.
- Two clubs tied for second place
with 75 points. These were the
Elkins Calf club of Polk county,
with H. W. Hannum, leader; Carl
Johnson, William McEldowney
and John . Sparks as members
and the Multnomah Jersey , Calf
club. P. A. Tillman, leader; Clif
ford Extram, Sven , Nelson and
Charles Tillman. Three teams
tied for fourth place with 660
points. These were the Shedd
club, Linn county, with E. G.
Pugh, leader; Edith Pugh. Ralph
Maleson and Dallas Cornett; the
Wilson River club of Tillamook
county; Albert Krake, leader;
James Baumgartner, Marjorie
Krake and Thayne Smith; and the
Pleasant Valley club, also of Til
lamook county, with Mr. Albert
Johnson, leader, Clarence Araey,
Jack Graf and Victor Thomas.
Judging for this group was of
lersev and heifers and In charge
of L. J. Allen, state live stock club
leader. Prizes were for $30, $25,
120. $15 and $10. Each club
competing was awarded $5.
Following the club judging con
test, the women judged the same
row and heifers, the contest in
charge of N. C. Jamison, extension
dairy specialist, OAC. Prizes oi
$5, $4, $3, $2 and $1 were
awarded. Mrs. I. B. Holt of Scio
was first, with a score or ztw
nnints. Other winners were
Edyth Mulkey, McMlnnvIUe, sec-
' . m. Tr TT tr
ond, 255 points; airs. w. .
ronnell. third. 240 points and
Mrs. Emil Lowe, Silverton; Mrs.'
J. p. Thompson, Hood River, ana
Mrs. P. L. Burkhart of Albany.
who tied for fourth place witn
Other women participating in
the contest and their scores were
Mrs. Willial Thornley, Silverton,
210; Mrs. E. Tr Tropitter, Beav
erton. 210; Mrs. C. C. Gault,
Portland, 165; Mrs. O. P. Monroe,
McMinnTille. 150; Mrs., F. G.
Neal. Turner. 189; Mrs. H. I.
Plank, Junction City, 195; Mrs.
E. Pugh, Shedd, 150; Mrs. E. M.
Doerfler. Silverton, 210; Mrs.
Harry Pliff. Independence, 165;
Mrs. H. S. Portwood, 13; Mrs.
Frank Laughart, Monmouth, 150;
Mrs. May Briggs. Yankton, .165;
Mrs. E. F. Bates, Salem, 135 ;
Isabel Mc Bride, Shedd. 165;
Euslie Gribble. Aurora, 180;
Mabey' Howard. Beaverton, 210,
and Mrs: S, G. Smith, Scappose,
Features of the day were
songs by the Jersey quartette an
address by Prof. P. M. Bradnt, of
OAC, and moving pictures.
Hearts and Jerseys," "The Great
Cows at the National Dairy
Show." and a comedy reel for the
youngsters,- A dairy products
lunch .'was served, at noon, with
KatsUvas brothers; of the Oyster
Loaf resjaurant, 13 charge. ; -
PLOT TO BOMB
Armed Guards Placed Around
the American Building? in
. TOKIQ. May 29.(By The As-1
sociated. Press.) Discovery of an
alleged Korean plot to bomb the
American and British consulates
in Soeul (Korea) is causing some
uneasiness there. Semi-official
confirmation has been made of a
report that special guards hare
,I)een posted at the American con
sulate. It is said that the guard
will be kept there f or ; the pres
ent. It Is learned thai the Uni
ted States consul has been ad
vised directly of the alleged plot.
Portlanders Told What
Should Be Done With
If Portland would spend a big
part , of its special fund of $300,
000 for the development of manu
facturing industries in Oregon,
and especially the flax industry,
it would be doing a much greater
service to the state than attempt
ing to place settlers on irrigation
districts where - hey ; would have
dlfficuly in growing as well as
selling their crops.
This was the opinion' expressed
by T. B.-Kay; yesterday noon in
addressing the Portland . Business
Men '8 Progressive club at the Ben
son hotel in Portland. The Salem
chamber 1 of .commerce had been
asked to put on a program and
Mr. Kay had been selected to de
liver the address..
"We need more men and women
in industries ; in. this state," de-
I claredMr, Kay, ."Xm.ftCl.lAJjrm-
pathy with the plans of develop
ing the arid regions of the state
when already there is not a prof
itable price in what they can
Referring to the flax industry.
Mr. Kay said:
"It has been demonstrated be
yond a doubt that as high a grade
of flat can be grown in the Wil
lamette valley as in' Ireland or
Belgium. We are beyond the ex
perimental stage. .
"This 7ear We will have 8,000
tons of line iiax Xiber grown
around Salem. : If we could take
$200,000 of the special fund Fort-
land is raising and build linen
mill in the Willamette valley, it
would be but a: few years until
there would be one of the most
profitable Industries in the United
'The raw material of flax costs
less than wool. And yet' you will
pay more- in the stores for linen
fabric than any other, with the
exception of silk. 1
"We should turn our attention
to selling Oregon by means of our
manufacturing. When there is
something for them to do, the peo
ple will come to Oregon. We
should have a population of 10,
000,000 instead of less than 1,
Mr. Kay said the people of Sa
lem were appreciative of the
friendly spirit Portland was show
ing towards the state at large. He
cited the election a few years ago
when he state voted for its great
highway system, calling attention
to the fact that Porland voted in
favor of the good road system of
the state,, although all work was
done . outside of Multnomah
The Salem high school octette,
which recently was given the Sherman-Clay
cup as the best high
school octette in Oregon and Wash
ington, sang several numbers and
was given several enthusiastic en
cores. - ., :
Harley O. White, president of
the Salem chamber of commerce.
wasf presiding officer during part
of the program. He called atten
tion to the fact that' Salem was
the center of the finest fruit, ber
ry and farming disrict of the
northwest and produced figures to
prove it. . - :" . ; . '
' GOVERNMENT WINS
"LONDON, May 29. (By The
Associated Press) By what may
under the circumstances be a
quite comfortable majority of 48,
the labor government tonight in
the house of commons again suc
ceeded la resisting attacks on its
existence, when a motion by Sir
William Jolnson Hicks to reduce
the salary of the labor minister,
Tom Shaw, by 100 was rejected
after a long debase, ; ;-
Attack on Dcpwrtrr.cnt ci
Justice Extended to I.v
1 elude Secretary f" : ." i
EfJTJRE COLLECTION OF
DIARIES SFIHITED C7F
Material Touching Fcr.
Mexican RcvcJuticn, c,:
Mellcn Declared Lcil
WASHINGTON, May 2 9. Two
sessions of the senate DausLc:;;
investigation today served to 1 ,
Gaston B. Means, detective u ',
Its most noted Informant, :.
plete his alluring story of a!v -ture
and intrigue in inves'J-
at the behest of the lata 2 ;
dent Harding, he says ; r:
tlOn, enforcement and "cr;
Mellon's connection therewith.
With scarcely a mention cf 1 ;
early accounts of money, carr: 1
for Jess Smith, the dead cc -panion
of the former alter l .
general, Means asserted tliat t"
funds for the Republican nat- I
committee were to have L. ,
benefitted by whiskey r-ff :
sales and in the course of L'u i
timony drew in names of sen at
Touching lightly on" 21l... .
revolutionary , affairs and ct' r
topics, Means asserted that 1 1
investigated Henry Ford by c'r -ition
of Jess Smith "to f -motive
for his anti-Jewish .
and to learn his feellcss t;
the administration" and c
Silver, Washington agent cf t
Ameriacn Farm Bureau f : ! -tion.
But fce ti2t?i c'
Secretary IXsIlon -Rith r .
tolllQuor CBeRt!?- tr . 1
ter -iiiBued - a .tli wi.t - - .
day declaring Means' t: :
"too absurd to deserve ret ."
"The department of Jc.:
said Means referring to r-"i -his
friends, "wanted to Lave 1
hibition enforcement trar r:
from the treasury to the d
inent of justice in order tj t
trol the whiskey situation."
Means testified that Le 1 I 1
the "women's clean govern r..
league," and put H. C. Scalf2. ,
former department of Justica ; -vestigator
and his assistant
charge With instructions to 1; .
contact with Secretary Mellon. 1
purpose, he indicated, was to t
np prohibition auestions and f
"the treasury Incompetrnt
handle the whiskey situatioa."
Jess Smith . had supplied I ' ,
he continued , with docur
purporting to show that Mr. I : -Ion
had entered into an arra:
ments With Bex Sheldon and Fr 1
W. Upham, treasurer of tho 1 -publican
national commit t---
which Sheldon was to be furni. '
permits for withdrawing whl "
from distilleries and wartLo
Sheldon was to sell thr-f, ;
added, and turn over the
$30 received per case at t c . .
glng market prices to "i-iy t
debt of the Republican natlc ,
Secretary Mellon told Ceil
something to make his etory 1
likely. Means said, adclh ; t! :
Senator Bursum, Republican, K r
Mexico, was Inerested, but the 1
ter. denied the charges.
Means stated that on March Z ,
last, his entire collection cf Cz' -ies
and records were spirited f.. 1
his home "while six men t c
watching me for Mr. Todd, t
special assistant to the attcrr -general."
THURSDAY II I
Attorney General Stoim
nounced war fraud prosecuti
would be pressed.
The Japanese protest af 1
the immigration law reacLci t
The Mayfield committee !rv
more testimony dealiss wi'-l; Z
Klux Klan expenditures.
m 0 m
The house passed the 1?-'. '
appropriation bill, the last cZ 1
annual supply measures.
David C. Kerr, American v
consul at Vancouver, was arrp
on a charge of taking bribes t 1
fluence his decLica pa in: : '
Senator Oddie, republic"-.
vada, Yesumed , his attac!: f t
senate' ca tiercterazs t v r : -; .