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SALEM, OREGON, SATURDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 13? 1924
mPRICE FIVE CENTS
AID TO LEAGUE
Only i Prospect fbrteague of
fictions to Become Truly
Great Is to. Have Support
COMMISSION TO CODIFY
t ' INTERNATIONAL LAW
Appearance of Former Attor
ney General of United
j ' States Important
ROME. Dec. 12. (By The As
sociated Press.) The league of
nations can become truly great
only when the United States ad
heres to it in some form or other
declared Aristides Briand,-former
premier of France to the Ameri
can correspondents tdnisat.;
M. Briand spoke to the news
paper men' after a public session
of the council, which took a step
calculated to help in the main
tenance of peace my naming a
commission for the codification of
international law. : He emphasiz
ed what he termed the supreme
gesture France has already made
In accepting the Idea of compul
sory arbitration for any and all
disputes and by inference, he laid
stress on how important is the ap
pearance of George W. Wicker
sham, former attorney general of
the United'States on the law codi
fication commission. '!?
-' Flace Hope la Law
In his talk with the correspond
ints, M. Briand, like Senor Guanl
ef Uruguay, and M. Unden, Swed
en in the formal, session, referred
to the great hopes pinned on the
work or the law commission. " He
showed himself a steadfast advo
cate of the Genera peace protocol
during a frank discussion of world
political conditions, but he ex
nroaspit thf; readiness of France
to considers any practicable sug
restloss - of fotfaer,s powers looking ,
to perfection of the protocol,
irhich he described as a powerful
medium for the prevention of war.
"The only possible hope, for the
future. Is for the nations to go be
Jore Judges," said M. Briand. .
This, he declared, Is what tin
protocol provides, and he added v
"if there is any country in the
world which Is ardently devoted
to such a method of settling a con
flict it is the. United States.",
,- Position Understood
Concerning the so-called Japan
ese amendments touching upon the
league council's : powers to exam
ine into disputes which have aris
en out of i domestic problems. M.
Briand remarked that. President
Wilson found it appropriate dur
ing the great war to intervene and
esk the European powers to state
their war aims. No one, the
French statesman added, deemed
this extraordinary and no one ob
jected, because all understood the
request was based on a desire tq
help humanity and stop wart
The only Idea of the protocol,
in the opinion of M. Briand, was
to offer mediation. , He asserted
that it was not intended to inter
fere in domestic matters ; Any
case of- world .conflict, he said,
naturally was of concern; to the
league of nations," which was .de
moted to maintaining peace.
M. Briand affirmed his belief
that the league of nations was
growing stronger every day.
i . :
GRAND; RAPIDS, Mich., Dec.
12. Young Stribllng of Macon,
. Ga. decisively defeated Joe Lob
roan of Toledo in a 10 round no
decision fisnt here tonight.
Consideration of Muscle Shoals
continued in the senate.
Tha house committee began an
investigation of aircraft manu
facture and operation.
ThA American renly to the Brit
ish' note on German war claims
was delivered In London.
The advisory couhcil of the na
tional conference on outdoor re
creation ended its meeting. ,
' . 7 '
. Kear Admiral Benson gave more
testimony berore tne bouse ship'
ping board investigating commit
The future course of the confer-
for nroeressive nolitical ac
tlon was considered at a meeting
of its leaders. ;
President Coolidge undertook to
Vvnlatpr senata "forces ortnosed to
an early vote to override the veto
of the postal pay bill.. ,
Secretary ' Work submitted to
rrf-r-!ient Coolilje a reclamation
f eram which is expected to form
tLa basis -of the administration
policy. -j-: ' , ,
Speeders Past School
Will Face Fines iWhen
Ordinance Is Drafted
Because motorists Insist upon
speeding past the- J. L. Parrish
junior high school on North Cap
itol street, patron3 of the district
are seeking ways to enforce strict
legislation and offenders are to be
brought before the court.
Such an ordinance will be pre
sented to the city council Monday
night. It provides that all mo
torists shall come to a full and
complete atop at signs which will
be erectedon Capitol street to the
north and south of the school. The
stop signs will replace the "slow"
signs now painted on the pave
ment; ' j : '
J he ordinance iwlll also carry
alties for Its" Infraction and
the licenses of drivers, who dis
regard the warning will be sus
pended by the Judge. ,
Secretary Work1 Submits
Program for Adoption By ;
Washington; Dec. 13.
Many suggestions for legislation
were made in a report that Secre
tary' Work today submitted . to
President Coolidge embodying a
program expected to be adopted
by the administration as its re
clamation policy. I A Joint congres
sional committee to draw 1 up a
reclamation code was made.
. Regarding the reclamation code
he advocates, the secretary in his
letter to the president, outlined
methods and measures which he
said his department has tentative
ly adopted, as follows:
"The obligations of settlers' on
existing projects should be adjust
ed and a basis provided for future
payments. This will require a re
appraisal of areas to determine
their ability to produce profitable
crops under irrigation. , ; :
"The. government has expended
a large amount of money, in the
construction of reservoirs which
ire only partly used, with a con
sequent heavy loss of income.
There are other projects where
i torage is needed to utilize the dis
tributing works, i A definite con-
... . Jr . i i '
strucnon program ior iue com-
letion of works needed to secure
(Coniianed on pmge 6.)
Both Train Crews are Held
Equally Negligent; Block
Signals to Close
OAKLAND, Cal.,- Dec:
coroner's Jury at the inquest over
the victims of a rear end collision
here recently between a Sacramen
to Short Line tram and a Key
system train, in which nine were
killed today found "both com
panies and v. C. Brubaker, motor
man of short lino train, were
equally negligent." The verdict
declared that block signals on the
section of the system where the
wreck occurred twere placed too
close together. ;
Horn Gibbons Wants Match
With Tunney and McTigue
NEW YORK, Dec. 1 2.- -Tommy
Gibbons, St. Paul light heavy
weight, filed an official challenge
with the state athletic commission
today for matches with Gene Tun
ney, American light heavyweight
champion, and Mike McTigue,
world's light heavyweight cham
pion. The challenges will be acted
on at the next meeting. - . ,
Graphic Story Told of
Attempt to Right Seaplane in Nosedive Proves Fruitless; Water Hit
at Speed Greater Than, One Hundred Miles Per Hour - I
SAN DIEGO, Cal.. Dec. 12. A
graphic story of what happened
in the fateful few seconds elaps
ing during the 1200-faat fall of
the H-16 seaplane oft Point Loma
last Wednesday morning when
five officers and enlisted men of
the aircraft squadron of the bat
tle fleet perished, was narrated to
the board of inquiry convened at
the naval- hospital today by H.
R. Davenport, aviator machinist
matet one of the three survivors:
According to Davenport's testi-.
mony, Lieut. A.4 P. Thurston, as
sistant pilot of the ill-fated plane,
realized that Lieutenant Giochino
Varlnl, chief pilot, was in dire
trouble, but did not wrest away
the controls. J,
"When the plane went into the
spin.," said Davenport. "Lieuten
ant Thurston grabbed hold of the
dual control wheel and looked to
ward .Varlnl. The latter knew by
Thurston's look that the assistant
pilot wanted' to 'help, but Varini
Special legislation Is necessary
before the signs can be painted
upon the street, i according to Ray
Smith, city attorney. .
: No opposition is foreseen in the
city council and it is anticipated
that the ordinance will be enact
ed at one sitting. The ordinance
will embody the following:, ..
"Instructions to the street or po
lice department to change the
present signs on North Capitol
street pavement to "stop!"
The painting of white lines en
tirely across the street on each
side of the school, and the erection
of, disc "stop signs on the curb
line on each side of the street.
An imposition of a fine of $10
as penalty for failure of motorists
to observe the warnings Is in
cluded in the ordinance.
THREAT TO KILL
Proprietor of Shop Testifies
i McCoy Stated He Would
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12.
While a phonograph in the .an
tique shop of Mors. Inc., on the
morning of August 13 last, played
popular dance music. Kid McCoy,
ex-prize ring idol, charged with
the murder of Mrs." Theresa Mors
on , te previous night "swaggered,
about the place, threatening to kill
all .those, who had interfered"
with hia affair with the woman
with whom he had lived as "Mr.
and Mrs. N. Shields." V. C. Em
den, business manager of the
shop, testified at McCoy's trial
here today. '
Emden's testimony, which In
cluded an account of McCoy's al
leged reign of terror during which
three people were shot and wound
ed, closed the case for week-end.
s The trial will be resumed next
Monday, morning. '
"McCoy entered the establish
ment in a drunken, disheveled con
dition, Emden-saJtLriit hol
ster' beneath his coat I saw the
butt of a gun. ' He Immediately
became dictatorial and proceeded
to rob myself and seven ther
patrons who were in the store,
"He started the phonograph on
a lively dance record, commanded
the men of the gathering to dis
robe and give him their valuables.
During this time" he swaggered
about the place saying: ; u'
" 'Theresa was the only woman
I ever loved, and I am going to
the electric chair for her, " Em
den testified. ' i.J
While the threats against the
lives" of those who had "inter
fered" were being made, McCoy,
according to' Emden, forced Miss
Frances Pearlstein; Mrs. Mors'
secretary, to call Mors, the 'di
vorced husband, on the telephone
and tell him that "Mrs. Mors
wished to see him." '
: (Continued on page 6.) , ;
Washington' Horticultural I
Association Holds Meeting
EVERETT, Wash., Dec i 2.
Problems of , cooperative market
ing and methods of combatting the
strawberry root weevil A were top
ics discussed by speakers at the
second session of a three-day con
ference of., the 1 5th annual con
vention of the Western Washing
ton Horticultural association here
today. Addresses were made by
H. C.' Schroeder and Guy Lewis,
Seattle; : Prof. .Wilfred Eldred, of
the University of Washington; E.
W. White, district horticulturist,
department of agriculture, Vic
toria, B. C; D. O: Lively, manager
of the Washington State Chamber
i of Commerce; Prof. O. M. Morris,
Washington State college. Pull-
Iman. and Leroy Childs, Hood Riv
er, Or. ; i ;." .
Describes Fatal Crash
shook his head. Varfnl then re
tained the controls until the crash
arid his death."
; In describing his sensations and
what actually occurred to the Il
ls plane prior to and during the
fall, Davenport said that a few
minutes before Lieutenant Varini
attempted a right vertical turn
he had ordered two men In j the
bow to go back to the after cock
pit because - the ship apparently
was nose-heavy and difficult to
handle. The two men who obeyed
and who owe their lives to their
implicit obedience were Daven
port and J. D. Masslnglll. aviation
rigger. .' ;,..v ; .. , -. -j
"When the seaplane was about
a quarter of- a mile west of North
Island and about 1200 feet high,"
Davenport testified, the plane went
into a left turn, then into a spin.
Lieutenant Varini applied the left
control, but the left wing failed to
(Citiao4 ea yz )
BED 111 G B
i n it if
Veteran Leader of Amercan
Federation of Labor Pass
es Away at San Antonio;
Nation Mourns ' -
SAN AXTOXTO. Tpxas. Dec. 13.
Samuel ,.M CJompern, pwsldeiit
or. the Ami'riran .rxilerailon oi
SAMUEL 51. GOMPERS
Labor, died at 4:10 this morning
'The primary cause was, acute
heart disease with pulmonary
oedema, complicated by advanced
nephritis and arterial hyperten
sion. Mr. Gompers had been improv
ing' early : in the night and had
taken two or three naps but a
change occurred at 2:SOa. m., and
his heart began to fail, refusing to
respond to drugs. .
' BUT BUB BLOCK
Sale Does Not Include Cor
; ner Property, Which Is
Under New Lease
Sale of the new addition to
the Max O. Buren. property at
Ferry- and Commercial to Weller
Brothers was announced yester
day by Mr. Buren. The conside
ration ia in the neighborhood of
$13,000. The W. II. Grabenhorst
firm handled the transaction.
The Used Car Corner, occupy
ing the corner lot, has been leased
to Day & Zosel, effective January
1. The Day & Zosel tire repair
shop, located across the street,
will be moved as soon as the new
location is available. Verne An
derson, proprietor of the Used Car
Corner, does not yet know where
he will be forced to locate.
Upon the removal of the shop,
Clarks' Tire shop, located on
North Commercial, will move into
the quarters vacated by Day &.
"You may say ' for me" said
Verne Anderson of the Used Car
Corner, "that we are going to
move at a later, indefinite date.
Just when, I am not prepared to
say as I am considering several
proposals, and want to decide on
the right one, as to arrangement
which will enable the proper dis
play of the much larger choice of
cars, which we are to have on the
floor. The change is in line with
our policy, which is to serve the
patrons of Salem and vicinity, and
to be prepared , to take care of
promised future increase, to our
already splendid business."
Former Salem Resident
Loses Hand in Accident
Word was : received in Salem
Friday that Paul Hardy, a former
resident of Salem suffered- the
loss of his right hand in a saw
mill accident, at Maytown, Wash.
I Details of the accident were not
available; but It is understood that
he was. carried 16 miles to Cen
tralia. in order to get him into a
f Hardy's father, William H.
Hardy, is an employe of .the C.
K. Spaulding Logging j company
and resltfeg at 1676 Berry.
JAPAN WAS ONLY
SPORT IN PACT
Gentleman's ; Agreement With
United States Was Kept l!y
Nippon; Minister Says ,,
' CHICAGO, ; Dec. 12. (By The
Associated Press.) Japan was
the only gentleman in the termin
ated "gentleman's agreement."
with the United States, Dr. Rob
ert P. Speer, Presbyterian secre
tary of foreign missions, declared
amid applause In the closing ad
dress of the National Presbyterian
; i"A gentleman's agreement re
quires two gentlemen," he said.
"Japan was, keeping it. The
only gentleman was the gentleman
across the sea.
"To keep out 150 Japanese an
nuallythe maximum number
that would have been admitted
under the quota we struck a
friendly nation in the face. Be
fore that the Japanese were ready
to. listen to our slightest .word.
They are taking it like Christ
Thief Takes Checks and
I Uses Office Equipment
HOQtJWAM.'Waahv W: 12.'
The Hoquiam Manufacturing com
pany of this city, was robbed of a
pad of 100 checks; probably on
Thanksgiving day, president C O.
Cooper believes, and six nave ar
rived at the Lumbermahs - Bank
& Trust company here for a total
of around $600. The thief used a
typewriter In the factory , office,
rubber- date stamp, check' protec
tor, and Ink from Cooper's desk.
He signed the' name of J. Cooper,
not C. O. Cooper. The firm was
only recently put on its feet fol
lowing a fire 'which destroyed the
entire plant. '-'
SUED FOB BAB
Collision in Which Junor Was
-Injured Is Basis for An
other7 Action "
:' Z, J. Riggs, "former proprietor
of the Capital Drug store is made
the defendant of another damage
suit growing ont of the collision
on the Pacllic IUghwey-on March
11,-cf t 1 . i -.
f6V' ",- ba.U'k W Uutf-u,
injuries sustalnedr in the wreck.
She was tiding- in the' Tear seat
of the RIggs' car at the time of
the accident, and states that as a
result of the crash she has been
permanently Injured and has been
unable to work shcet In the al
legations filed, it is stated that
Rlggs failed to exercise proper
caution when attempting to pass a
stage,' and that the brakes on the
car. were in improper condition;
Despite a dense fog which render
ed the visibility low, the defend
ant is said to have exceeded the
speed limit, and failed to take
The collision was the same one
in which Andrew B. Junor, golf
instructor, was injuredt and which
led to a suit which was settled
a month or bo ago. -
SHOW IS SUCCESS
Large Number of Birds En
tered Third Annual Event;
' Corn Show Held 1
. The Clackamas and Marlon
County Poultry association closed
a very successful snow in Hubbard
yesterday, when the third annual
exhibition was brought to an end.
The last day of the show, in par
ticular, was very well attenaea.
Approximately 500 birds were en
tered from the' two counties, and
many breeds and strains were rep
resented. Entries from other than
Clackamas and Marion counties
The Governor Pierce silver tro
phy cup lor the best display of any
one breed was won by George
Speight for his exhibition of Black
Minorcas: Governor Pierce was
unable to attend, and the presen
tation speech was delivered by . his
private secretary, W. A. Delzell,
who gave a very interesting and
much appreciated talk.
Professor C. S. Brewster, form
erly head of the poultry husband
ry department of the Oregon Agri
cultural college, and now connect
ed with the Brewster-Hodgen
Milling company, ; spoke on the
pressing need for a state poultry
veterinary. : Professor Brewster
did all the judging In the poultry
The special prize' for : the best
bird in the show went to, J. J.
Hershberger on his White Rock
cock birds. ; All birds of the
American breed were included in
this entry. In the Mediterranean
breed, the first prize 'went-to "the
Gribble poultry farm on their
showing of White Leghorn cock
birds. The best pullet in the
show was entered ; by George
Speight, and the best cockerel by
H. M. Bobbins in his Rhode Is
land Red entries.
Three specials were' offered for
(CoaUon'n p 6.
Curtis, New Republican Floor Leader in Senate,
and Butler, Who Succeeds Late Senator Lodge
j s "
' " Shown above " with Senator
Charles Curtis of Kansas, is Wil
liam M. Butler, the new senator
from Massachusetts. Senator But
ler. chairman" of thr Republican
National Committee, is President
Coolldge' spokesman in the upper
house. The accession to the" senate
leadership of Senator Curtis crowns
Condition of Labor Leader
' Shows Marked Improve-
ment Over Yesterday
At 3 :40 o'clock, a rail was sent
out from the sick room for physi
cian In addition to those which
bad been Summoned. ,
SAN -ANTONIO, Texas, Dec 13.
Samuel Gompers' condition took
a tom for the worse early this
j 'All members of the ; executive
council of the American Federa
tion of Labor, of which Mr. Com
perg is president, were awakened
and summoned to hia room. . ,
SAN-ANTOKIO, -Texas,-Dec. -1 2.
-(By the Associated Press).
Samuel Gompers, president of the
American Federation of Labor, ar-J
rived here this afternoon shortly
after 5 p. m., after a forty-six
hour ride from1 Mexico City. He
was much improved over the con
dition in which he left the Mexi
can capital. -,.
I iThe Improvement began as soon
as he reached the American' soil
and he has retained the advantage
through the trip from Laredo.
?A great' throng at the station
greeted Mr. Gompers, who . was
taken Immediately to a local hotel
where he will remain until a
change comes. :
Mr. Gompers'. personal physi
cian. Dr. Julius Auerbach of New
York, who was telegraphed for,
was said-to be on his way to Sans1
Antonio. It is believed that - if'
Mr. Gompers had remained six
hours longer in the high altitude
of Mexico City his : condition
would have been ' more serious.
Physicians' said the lower altitude
had greatly relieved Mr. Gompers.
; ; Fatigue from overwork has
played a great part in the report
ed debilitated condition of Mr.
Gompers. physicians said.
The leader of the American
labor forces appeared at meetings
of the Pan-American labor council
in Mexico City, following strenu
ous days In the American Federa
tion of Labor convention at El
Paso just preceding his trip to
Mexico. He also: participated in
the inaugural ceremonies of Presi
dent Calles of Mexico.
Several long automobile trips
about the Mexican capital also
overtaxed his strength. He has
been in Mexico City since Novem
ber 30 and was on. the, verge of
leaving when he became ill.
Christmas Carols Are Featured in
McDowell Club Concert Last Night
Notable Event in Salem's Musical History Offered to Many Vacant
Seats in Auditorium of First. Methodist Church
BY ATJDRED BUNCH
Chorus after glorious chorus, in
which were sung the most beauti
ful of the Christmas carols, and
the most magnificent of the "Mes
siah" arias, made the MacDowell.
club Christmas concert last night
a notable event in Salem's musical
history. The audience which but
partly filled the . First Methodist
church auditorium, was entirely
unworthy of such a performance.
The prelude of Christmas mel
odies with Prof essor T. S. Roberts
at the organ for the evening waa
crowned - with the first chorus
number the thrilling,- beautiful
"Silent Night! Holy Night!" For
syth's vicarious "Christmas Bells"
followed, with Professor W.i H.
Boyer proving himself at once an
eminently masterful director, in
charge of the chorus work. Miss
Dorothy Pearce at the piano as
sisted : in the - success of - the eve
ning with her. -. able.;. accompani
ments. , . ... ,' : l . ,
"Oh, Holy Night," sung by Mrs.
i . .
m (.t..v-i.. pi i in ii tf ; i'nf? " .
a career that began 65 years ago
In North Topeka, Shawnee County,
Kansas. Part Indian born in
poverty, he came p like a man In
a romance. He was in the Senate
from 1907 to 1 81 J. 'then failed of
the nomination, but ; came back
again in 191S. ; : , " f '
Organization of Constabu
; lary to Supercede Com
missions Is Desired
PORTLAND, Dec. 12. Organi
zation of a state constabulary to
supercede all special state com
missions and agencies now charg
ed with the enforcement of parti
cular penal statutes is contem
plated ina resolution unanimously
adopted here today, by the district
attorneys' association of the state,
in annual session. . . ,
The resoluion Includes a thrust
at. the state "prohibition law en
forcement organization, which was
the part 'or the district attorney?
in addresses and discussions tha t
featured their session on Thurs
day. ... , . . ' ': ,
The association' adopted a reso
lution that the power of any court
to impose a sentence , in a county
jail should be restricted to a per
iod of one year, including the jail
sentence and time to be served in
lieu of payment of fines ; ,and that
confinement fcr any longer periofi
of time shall be in the stats peni
The association also adopted
resolutions as follows:
Requesting, the state legislature
to amend the" laws governing the
commencement of criminal actions
to provide that the period of lim
itation shall not begin until the
date of the discovery of the crime:
providing the amendment of exist
ing laws to pro fide that when any
dependent is accused in any jus
tice court of the ktate nf n Tlnla.
rtibn of the prohibition law. the
judge of the court shall, on motion
of the: district attorney at any
time before trial, proceed to ex
amine and dispose of the case as
committing magistrate,, either dis
charging the defendant or hold
ing him, to answer the charge be
fore the circuit court or proceed
with the trial of the case as in
other cases over which the justice
court has jurisdiction; requesting
the legislature to amend the law
governing the appeal of commer
cial teases to the supreme court so
that suchases will be heard and
determined by the supreme court
within not to exceed 90 days from
date of conviction;' approving the
passage of a legislative act cover
ing proper automobile registration
tq aid in. preventing automobile
Arthur J. Rahn, was a number of
matchless solemnity. Her whole
voice poured forth in glorious
rhythm, literally fulfilling the
song It was a marked addition
to the success of the number that
her accompaniment was played by
Professor Paul Petri with whom
Kremser's "Hymn to the Ma
donna," a striking number in
which only the tenors, basses, and
altos sang, was followed with the
picturesque worse1 of Chaminade's
"The Sailor's Christmas." Mrs.
Ada Miller Harris took the solo
part, her soprano voice, long a fa
vorite with Salem music lovers,
adapting , itself with artistic dis
crimination. - f
No number on the program was
received with a greater oration
than v Coombs "Brightest and
Best. It v was consummate, In Its
chorus work. - expressing a' melo
diousness that wa sthe thrilling
(Cohtiontd a pags )
Conference With Republican
Leaders Held in White
House; Action to C!od C;:1
LETTER MAIL HOT TO'
BE TOUCHED BY C ILL
Increase of Wage for Ckrks
Necessitates Higher Pos
WASHINGTON. Dec. ' 12. (By
the. Associated Press) . Legisla
tion proposing Increased postage
rates on practically all classes of
mail matter except letter mail -1 r
take care of car advances for ren
tal employes is expected to Lav-.-
active administration support a: a
result of a White House conlv. -ence
today between -Preslmt
Coolidgrer and a dos a reput; n
senators. The conferraee'wa t 1
by the executive after the LIjc ia
the senate yesterday of efforts to
postpone action on the president's
veto of 'the postal hill passei at
the: last : session. . There wa3 a
rather general discussion cf the
whole . . situation including tha
prospective opposition to mail
rate advances, particularly tLcsa
on the second class matter, em
bracing newspapers and maga
. Mr". ' Coolidge was represent: .1
as! holding the view that such ad
vances should be made in order
to provide the necessary revenue
for what he regards as; a meritel
raise in the pay of the employee
of the postal service. Some sena
tors said they carried away tha
impression that such legislation
would have his support.
r i Bill Drawn
The conference was held en
hour before tha cabinet rz .
Postmaster General Ne - i !
prepared in tS? u , rt ,
which Will jrc: 3 I :
mairrates .to-ucIi. tia ;
pects to have tiis rfly for tr
mission within a da - cr t .
Chairman! Sterling of tLs tcr.io
post office committee.
After the White House con Ter
ence, efforts of administration
leaders in the senate to get n
informal' understanding 'for lj
Christmas fun ri Sh cv;s
:j Substantial !ncrc:2
Clothing and Supplies Also r.-
lng " lleceif ed for Jfeedy
' ' Salem Families
This morning shows' up soine
what better. The Statesman
cash fund has now reached sub
stantial proportions. There are
also a few families reported and
there will be more. The tinia
la getting short and the fund
ought to be' closed so that It
Can be apportioned out. This
Is not charity- in any sense.
This, is a fund of neighborly
kindness and helpfulness. It
Will be given to the people who
Jeed it and not to people who
re cared for by the Associated'
Charities or : the Salration
Army. It Is not interfering
with them In any way.
j In addiUon to the cash noted
below, Jessie Craycroft, a Wil
lamette student, sent some
clothing. Mrs. Baker of North
Eighteenth street sent some ap
ples. A "friend" brought a
bundle of clothing but askei
that her name ; be withtcU.
Mrs. J. W. Chambers of Court
street brought clothing. A
"friend" telephoned yesterday
morning that she would supply
a' bed and spring for the family
mentioned yesterday. This still
leaves' a cook stove to be- sup
plied. ' A woman with a number cf
small children was found des
titute in the streets. A alern
woman provided for them until
yesterday when they were
turned over to the Associate 1
Charities and received prompt
attention. There is still a need
for two cook stoves a very Im
perative need. Those who have
stoves they can spare, either
notify the Associated Charities
or The Statesman. The cash
fund is as follows:
D. A White 5.00
Henry Jaquet .........
I. L. McAdans ........
Edis Belle Matheson . . .
Ida Mary Matheson ....
Daniel J. Fry
Francis Rollow .......
Royal Neighbors of Am.
J. L. Ingrey ..........
A Friend ............
Mrs. J. R. Chapman
A Friend ,
Elmo S. White ........
E. A. Rhoten.
A Friend .... ........
W. C Conner ........
Edw. T. Barber . , .
Mrs. P. II. Strand ......
. 5. T3
' Total ..$107.C3