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Santiam Forest Fire Doubled
r Area and Change of Wind
May Consume Town- Call
1 'Sent for-Fighters; Idaho
Faces Bad Situation; Brit
ish Columbia Has Worst
Fire in its History
ALBANY, Or- July 10- -Doubling
Us size during the ' day. the
forest fire in. the Santiam reserve
had covered an area of nearly
3000 acres it was reported here
tonight. An urgent call for more
fire fighters had been issued. The
fire was working eastward and
southward tonight, but during the
afternoon crept southwesterly to
ward Detroit. Should an east
wind rise it is feared that Detroit
will be burned. '
ALBANY, Or, July 10. A for
i est fire raging over an area of
more than 1000 acres in the San
tiam forest above Xatroit, has in
flicted more damage than any fire
in recent years, in this locality.
The loss in timber cannot be esti
mated at present by. forestry offir
rials here, but the Hammond Lum
ber company places , its loss at
aear $100,000 in logging equip
ment which was burned near the
seat of the fire. ; -
C. C Hall, supervisor of the
forest, stated this morning that
the low humidity was a great han
dicap against the fire fighters who
-are trooping to the scene -of the
blaze from nearby communities.
The forests in the Brientenbush
basin, one of the fine stands of
timber in the reserve will be de
stroyed, according to the predic
tions made at forestry, headquar
ters here.viThe Breltenbush sum
mer resort is thought to be safe.
unless the wind, changes.
f The efforts of the, fire fighters
will be devoted to making an at
tempt to stop the flames on the
divide between the Breltenbush
and north Santiam rivers, in
which direction It is now sweep
ing before a strong wind.
Fire Situation Critical
COEUR D'ALENE, Ida.. July
10.--The forest fire situation in
the Coeur d'Alene forest remained
critical tonight with continued
warm, dry weather prevailing. At
Kellogg a fire with a mile front
threatened the surface property of
the Bunker Hill and Sullivan min
ing company and was within a
mile of the, business district to
night, according lo word from
Kellogg. : '
On Nine Mile creek the fire
which has been harrassing . Sun
set, a settlement of 300 popula
tion, four miles north of here, and
mining properties in that vicinity,
had broken through the barrier
thrown up by 350 workmen, but
.mining company officials display
ed no anxiety, saying that .the
crew was in command of the sit
uation. r''. ; ; " ; I
: tIC Has IMsastroas Blaze
VANCOUVER, B. C July 10.
A forest fire said to be the larg
est and most disastrous British
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OREGON: Fair Friday, no
"- change In temperature, mod
crate northwest winds. i
Maximum temperature, SO.,
Minimum temperature, 52.
River, . 1.5; stationary.
Atmosphere. clear. ---"
Wind, northwest. '
I. L. PATTERSON
Eola Man is Named i State
Chairman By Oregon Re
i n publican Committee ,
PORTLAND, Ore., July 10.
The; Oregon state republican com
mittee met here today and organ
ized for the coming campaign by
electing 1, L. Patterson of JEola,
Polk county, state chairman to
succeed Walter L. Tooze Jr.,
whose term expired. : An execu
tive committee of 20, ten of whom
shall be women, and a secretary
and treasurer will be named
later1. i -..
Resolutions were adopted in
dorsing the national republican
platform adopted at the Cleve
land conference and declaring
that the democratic platform
"reeks with wilful: deceit, impos
sible promises and amazing con
tradictions." ( j
The resolutions adopted also
recommended to the voters the
reelection of United States Sen
ator Charles L. McXary and W.
C. Hawley, representative in con
gress from the first; district, and
Nicholas Sinnott, representative
in congress from the second dis
trict. Election of, Morris Crum-
packer, republican nominee for
representative In congress from
the third district, also was urged.
' Twenty-nine out; of the 36 Ore
gon counties were i represented at
today's meeting, i
OFF U FOLIFJTE
Organization Will Not Sup
port Wisconsin Senator
CHICAGO, 111.. IJuly 10. Sen
ator Robert M. La! FoUette, en
dorsed for president last week at
the conference for j progressive po
litical action, will jnot receive the
support of the farmer-labor party,
which held its convention recently
at St. Paul, it was announced to
day by the executive committee
of the party. -'
The executive committee at a
meeting today consented to the
withdrawal of Duncan McDonald
of Illinois, and William Bouck -of
Washington state.' its candidates
for president and vice president,
respectively, and ! endorsed the
candidacy of Wnil A. Foster and
Benjamin Gitlow 'of New York,
who have been j entered as the
candidates of thej workers' party
of America. !
The national executive, commit
tee of the farmer-labor party, in a
statement, said that the .confer
ence for progressive political ac
tion .at Cleveland "had surren
dered to La Fbllette, betrayed the
farmer-labor masses into the
hand of merchants, manufactur
ers, bankers and rich farmers and
thus destroyed the only chance
for a united i front campaign in
the coming presidential election."
Jap Ambassador to Leave .
WASHINGTON, D. C Jly 1.
Ambassador Hanihara, who will
leave Washington tomorrow aft
ernoon; for San Francisco on his
way to" Japan, spent tod,ay In bid
ding farewell to his friends.-
Reparation Plan Differences
are Smoothed Over By
MacDonald and H
POINCARE ATTACKS NEW
PROPOSAL IN, SENATE
Former Premier f Declares
Germany I Must Pay Be
fore Ruhr Evacuation
LONDON,- July 10-4 (By The
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Associated Press.) The British
Ramsay ; MacDonald,
statement in ! the house
pf commons today explaining his
tecent visit to Paris and his dis-
with M. Herriot, . tlje
French premier, on ; the repara
tions situation. It is evident from
this statement that Mr. "MacDon
ald hasjgoneja long way to allay
and meet French resentments and
susceptibilities even to; the extent
of temporarily giving up some of
his ownj pet Ideas in an endeavor
to help) the Herriot , government
ward off an initial attack by the
Poincarjst bloc in the French sen
ate Debate ia. scheduled for Mon
day. ; 'j". '' y-.:yr i
In t ie memorandum, accom
panying' the original British invi
tation to "Italy, ' Belgium and
Japan o attend an inter allied
conference, the British govern
ment proposed that in the event
of a German default, the matter
might : be referred to ) the league
of nations of The Hague arbitra
tion tribunal, thus lifting it out
of the j hands of the reparation
commission. j '
i'..- It was this prospect that caused
so much, resentment : in France
and gave M. Poincare a weapon
with which to attack Premier
The j British prime minister's
statmnt shows ! that idea of ref
erence' to the league of nations of
The Hague had been dropped and
that in its stead an endeavor was
being j made jl to secure American
help for such arbitration duties.
Pofnicare. Attacks Agreement
PARIS, July 10. (By The As
sociate Press.) Former Pre
mier Pbincare spoke ! Tor about
five hojurs in the senate today on
the subject of the Dawes report
and German reparations. He also
discussed the interviews between
the British prime "minister and
Premier Herriot. i
M. 1'oincare declared that a be
ginning ought to be made by Ger
many Voting laws necessary under
the expert's; report. If Germany
signed another protocol, it would
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nee Is Congratulated-
With Chas. W. and
W, J, Bryan
NKW YORK, July lo. After a
hectic day. during which he sur
rendered ! good naturedly to ;a
throng of admirers and photo
graphers who beseiged him re
peatedly at the Waldorf Astoria
hote, John W, Davis, democratic
nomlnoo for president, tonight
escaped from an inundation of
congratulatory telegrams, dined
with (?has. W. Bryan, his running
mate, and William pfennings
Bryan and prepared to go to his
country home at Locust Valley,
Long Island, for a brief rest be
fore:; taking up detailed plans for
William. J. Bryan, when he left
Mr. Davis, was asked if he would
take an active part in the cam
paign land said: "I'll help if I can
aftef I have had a rest,"
DAVIS MAY BE
Election of Democrat Would
Make Church Equal With
NEW YORK, July 10. ir John
V. Davis is elected he ,'would be
the eighthj Presbyterian president
of the United States ' and that
would bring the number of such
who I have
even with the number
been -communicants of
the Protestant Episcopal church.
holding the palm at
G. Dawes, republican
for vice president, at
tends the First Congregational
church at Evanston. 111.;
President Coolidge united with
First Congregational church in
Washington last October. He Is
the first Congregatiohaiist presi
dent. . ! ' '
Sheriff Hides Prisoners to
Prevent j Lynching; Mur-
i dered Man Found
f SACRAMEXTO, Calif;, Jury 10.
-"The sheriff of Tehama county
tonight announced he had Fred
Jones and Earl Williams, believed
to be two! bank bandits, who held
up the Red Bluff bank and later
shot and killed S. Hefmanson. a
state forester, in hidltig. fearing
they would be lynched.
4 A mob Visited the jail early to
night and demanded the prisoners.
It retired.; however, when told the
men were not in jail. !
;? (Statements, which the sheriff
said the prisoners made to him,
indicate they shot ant) killed the
forester after he had captured
them. . They said he intercepted
them on the highway and ordered
them to enter his car. After they
had driven a few miles they at
tacked and killed him and left his
body by the side of the highway.1
according! to their story! as quoted
by the sheriff.
- RED BLUFF. Calif.. July 10.
The 'bodjr oT Sam Hermanson,
forest ranger in whose automobile
two bandit suspects were arrested
at Lyman Springs, Calif., today,
was found riddled with bullets
late this afternoon, j. h
MOB SEEKS BANDITS
M 0 W
Fire Wipes Out
Botulinus Poisoning Kills 5
? CALGARY. Alta;, July 10.'
Fire fanned by a high wind this
evening destroyed most of the
business section of the town of
Strathmore 32 miles east of here.
The flames swept through 200
feet- of (buildings, Jumped the
street and laid waste Imost of an
other block. I;
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! Ripe Olives- Caus? Ieths.
BILLINGS, Mont., I July 10.
Botulism) caused by the eating of
ripe olives; was. according to at-i
tending physicians, responsible for
the deaths last night at Aldrich
Lodge, a summer resort, 26 miles
from Cody, of Mrs. Ache and Paul
Ache; Jrj,. wife and son of a prom
inent oli operator of Pittsburgh,
Pa., and Thomas C. Gillespie, a
student of Yale, whose home Is
now in New. York City.'
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Hughes Heads Americian Bar
1 PHILADELPHIA, 'pa- July 1
Election" of officers, including
Secretary of State Charles E.
Hughes. as president, arid lhe
adoption of a tebolution urging
congress; to change the date of the
presidential inauguration from
March 4th to the third Monday in
Januaryj featured the closing seaf
iiontoday of the annual conven
tion of the American bar associa
tion. .1 .-- " ' .
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Brazilian Insurrection Serious
BUENOS AIRJJS, July 10.
jAP) News from both Brazilian
official and unofficial sources' In
Boy Gets Settlement of $30,
000 on Assertion Man Was
BLACKWELL, jOkla.. July 10.
A settlement was reached here
today in " the j heirship case of
Gregario Csrnilchael, 14-year-old
Filipino boy, who - came to Ka
county, Okla., several months ago
to claim a portion of a $7,000,00p
estate j left by John Carmichael,
whom j he alleged was his grand
father ' The boy's attorneys ac
cepted; a cash settlement of ?3.0,
000 'and indicated the . lad would
return to the islands at ohce.'
' Carmichael came to Oklahoma
f with the : claim that he was the
son of Dugal Carmichael, an
American soldier who; served in
Cthe Philippines and married a na-
Itive. . ' - -
TO SETTLE DETAILS
National Committee - Stalled
Because of Fagged and
NEW i YORK, July 10. Eager
to attack post convention details
the democratic national .'commit
tee found Itself today unable to
bring j fagged wits to serious business-
and decided ,to put off the
formalities of organizing the or
ganisation Until overworked exe-1
cutives and party leaders caught
up on sleep, i
Tonight (New York was a de
serted village bo far as the na
tional convention was ; concerned.
Hastily abandoned campaign but
ton and multi-colored badges were
heaped i various hotel , repositor
ies as evidences of the: historic
struggle. Weary, but smiling and
exuding optimism of a November
success, the phalanx of i dfelegates
alternates and advisors I started
homeward to tell the folks of the
"strong and aiBle candidates."
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SlcAfloo To Go Abroad ' .
NEW YORK, July 10. The
hotel suite "where William G. Mc
Adoo had' convention headquarters
was evacuated j today. Mr, Mc
Adoo, hia wife -and two daughters,
will Bail on the Berengaria on
Saturday. ; Governor Smith will
return to Albany tomorrow.
. r - m v
dicates th.ut the situation in Sao
raulO, scene of the insurrectionary
outbreak is still very serious and
that there Is1 a great deal of un
rest in other parts of Brazil. Heavy
artilery . bombardment conliuues.
Seaman Is on Trial
BREMERTON. Wash., July 10.
- Arthur E. Vaughn, & seaman on
the l?. S. Arizona, wet to trial
here today before a court. martial
on charges 'growing lout of the
concealing of a .girl stowaway,
"Madeline,", aboard the vessel
from New York to . Balboa last
Ex tort ion ltg Held for Hearing
ROCK FORD, III.. July 10.
George Peck and his son Clarence,
farm hands of Buncpme county.
North.'; Carolina, alleged to have
sent! a letter to Senator and Mrs.
M d 1 1 1 McCormlck demanding
150,000, were held'tq the October
grand jury on ' a charge of at
tempted extortion today at a pre
liminary hearing before a justice
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73,000 British IMstressed
v LONDON, JuIylP, (By , the
Associated Press). The ; new
American Immigration regulations
became effective today much to
the distress of 75,000 British sub
jects' who had bought steamship
tickets and to, the financial disap
pointment of steamship companies
which had sold steerage space to
that number of gagsfingerg,
CU JR. IS
Little Village! Cemetery at
Plymouth;: Vt., Receives
President's Son Along
COOLIDGE FAMILY GROUP
RESTRAINS ITS SORROW
Bugler Sounds "Taps?- as
Casket Is Lowered; Of
ficials Bow Heads
PLYMOUTH, Vt., July 10. In
the little irillage cemetery, where,
maples and evergreens
shadows across the old
tombstones on the hillside,! they
buried .Calvin Coolidge, 16 year
old son and namesake of the presi
dent, today. j
; Restraining in large part out
ward manifestation of their sor
row, the president, Mrs. Coolidge
and John, the elder son, :j stood
with bowed heads during the; short
and simple commitment services
until a marine bugler had blown
"taps" across the grave. The ceih
etery, where Calvin ; was laid to
rest lies on a little hill dominated
by the Green Mountains which
overshadow -this; village. In the
fajnily plot lie the mother of the
president j ancestors and kinsmen.
Much of official Washington, in
cluding eight cabinet members,
the speaker of the nation's house
of representatives and the gover
nors of two states, attended the
services." ' . ...
The party ' from ; Washington
came In the closely guarded train
which was halted at Northampton
for services in the Edwards Con
gregational church, where Calvin
was a member. j
After the last note of taps had
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Mutual Entertainment in Si
ter City When Cher-
rians Visit !
Woodburn and the Woodbdrn
community enfolded the .Cherrlans
and the Cherrian band In a lSving
embrace last night. figuratively
speaking, when they made their
first annual visit to the siSter
city of; the north, - j-
The entertainment was mutual.
Under the command of Captain
Dyer" the! Cherrlans, led by the
band, paraded the business dis
trict of -the town and then gave a
concert on the plaza between the
citl hall and old high school
building. 1 . : ,
And following the concert, the
women of the community ; served
refreshments in the city
Between band concert nunibers.J
Mayor John H. Hunt 'delivered a
cordial address of welcome. "You
have . come and you have con
quered,"! declared Mr. Hunt.
"Your coming is surely a ' flue
demonstration of your friendly
spirit." " ;
King Bing Al Pierce, Introduced
by Mr. Hunt, told the assembled
crowd that It surely was a pleas
ure to visit Woodburn with the
Cherrlans and the Cherrian blind
and expressed therr ; appreciaton
of the fine reception given.
Fred A. Williams Waldj jie was
proud to' visit the berry center of
the world with such a fine crowd
of Cherrlans and expressed .the
opinion that it was well j for !the
communities of the) Willamette
valley to visit and become better
acquainted. 1 M
A J pleas In; and appreciated
part: of the program "was the sev
eral solos suns by Oscar B. Ging
rich. The Isong most loudly
applauded was that: classic, I "It
Aint ; Goln' To Rain No More
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President of A. F. of L. Sick
in New York Conditioh
NEW YORK, July 10. Samuel
Gwnpers, president, of the Ameri
can Federation of Labor, is criti
cally ill at the hotel Shelbune.
Coney islandjfit 'was learned to
day. - : . i . I : j
"Mr. Gompers is very weik'
said one of his two secretaries.
Two nurses ajre constantly In at-tend-ance
. and epecialists from
Manhattan wfere to examine Mr.
Gompers latej'today. ' j
- Mr. Gompers was broughl to
the hotel yesterday from the
Lenox Hill hospital, Manhattan,
where he. has been recuperating
for some weeks from a general
breakdown. No one has been jper-
mitted to see him for several
days. , . 1 j
Mr. Gompers is .74 years old
arid has been ipresident of the fed
eration since I1S82
NEW YORK, July 10. Saniuel
Gompers, president of the Ameri
can Federation of Labor, Is at
the hotel Shelburne,- Coney Island.
to get the advantage of the salt
air and rest find is in no danger
of a serious illness, said Wl- G
Roberts, chaifman of the, fed
tion's executive ; committee,
night. ' . j; '
! WEAR 01 DESIGN
Gray Trousers and i Hickory
"Shirts Warden's Urder
Elimination of' the "country
club" aspect pf the state prison is
now under Wav and bv August 1
all of the inula tea will be uniforjn-1
ly clad .in gry trousers and hickN
ory shirts. The prison tailof has
been Instructed by Warden A. M.
Dalrympl to devote his time In
ments. J "
Owing to the purchase of
ious types of materials, the jmen
have been issued overalU of j dif
ferent hued jblue and brown' bc
cording .to Deputy Warden J W.
Lillie. s Because of this, when a
man escaped, it was often hard
accurately; to' describe! his attire.
In addition to the general use ot
gray trousers, the inmates will
also; be required to wear, special
prison shoes, which, are being
equipped with , a distinctive
of heels, the design being
Campaign of thieves ar.d
Robbers in Salem Bring:
Appeal for Aid From Busi
ness ; Men Council Act;
at Special Session Lac'.
- Following a meeting; of Sa
lem business men yesterda:
who appealed to Mayor Giesy
and the city. council, to appoir.
several additional members c
the Salem police force, the cit;
council was called in speci
session by the mayor la
night and voted five additic:
al patrolmen for the city poll;
The reason for the rno
ment for added protection
the 'epidemic or burglar."
that has hit the city recent;
The activity of burglars t
other thieves has included f -eral
skylight entries ir
buildings when large lots
valuable goods were tak
Other serious offenses h:
also been reported.
To pay the additional ;
troimen fund? will be trt
f erred to the police fund fr
the special sewer fund ur
an ordinance - which mr
such a transfer of funds
sible. This will be transfe:
bark at the first of the y
Chief of Police Frank Ul
has not yet decided whom
will aDnoint as the new m
bers of the force. He r
name them today. All wi
used at night.
'.The police committee,
chief and I have all know
some time," said Mayor C
last nitrht, "that we neec
bigger force to cope wit I
situation, and the appc:
the business men was st
that we decided to act i
the ordinance which perr
transfer of funds."
Heretofore five oL
have been used at night
the new order will dout
Score of Chinese Ton:
j Men are Apprc!
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Ju'
More than a score of .Chic
lieved to be members of
tong, were arrested tonij
roundup of auspicious cl
in the Chinese district, v
annual convention of the
Merchants Association o:
day. i .
Leaders of the assocla
police they feared a ton;
a result of ill feeling wt
to the surface several w
when Yea Hee Kee, fort
dent of the organization,
and seriously wounded,
one had been arrested
o'clock tonight. . ..
Nob Hill lot of
sale. No reasonat
refused. - An excel
portunity to get 4 f
Experienced ' dal.
"wants to rent f
f Good light an
trailer ; for sale.
thing to haul berr.