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SALEM, OREGON, SUNDAY MORNING, JULY 5, 1925 .
PRICE FIVE CENTS
RESPONSE FOR TEST DAY
CITY OF. SANTA BARBARA
i - -
NATIONAL DEFENSE TEST
; RETURNS )l
HOLDS BIG CELEBRATION
- SAID TRIBUTE TO PAST
DIED 10 11
TO? OF 1!E KID
SUAU BOY IS GIVEN HALF OP
ONLY, TWO-TIURDS . OF FOR
IEU EXLISTMEXTS SlADE '
SOCNDS OF; RECONSTRUCTION
REGARD FOR" NATION'S LAWS
LARGE BIRTHDAY CAKE
MINGLE WITH BAND MUSIC
DECLuVRED GREATEST NEED .
-. ,f I- tat .-s
. T :) I I I
I I TO HE
One , of. Salem's 0!de$a.nd
Best Known Citizens
OLDEST MASON IfJ CITY
-. ; l' - , ,
i ' ' . . . '' S '""
Jlember (or Half J Century Clr
- . ciuit Conrt Bailiff for Years';
, Funrrnl HrylcM ,WUl T , .
Be Hekt MoAdaj- . . ,.
George ' P. Litchfield " passed to
his reward &t his home,; 1082 Ceh
ter street, 'yesterday afternoon.
July 4, .agred 85 years, and thus
ended ith earthly : career ot-5one
of Salem's oldest and best known
citizens,- i f i';jj:rt-:-tiv.,t"'-f
GeotBe r Paine Litchfield r was
born 3nne 23, 1840', at West
Woodstock, Windom county Con
necticut He came ' to Oregon in
1881, (He was married in 1886 to
Aorella: Craft, one of the first
white children born In Salem. he
died in 1918. t
At a young1 man Mr. Litchfield
was In the United States Indian
service, on the Grand Ronde and
the Siletx Teserrationa. He was
erer a great and trusted friend of
... the Indians. ! j- ( t; ;
1 He had for some time been the
oldest Mason in Salem. He had
, J, been a member for over 60 years.
If . He. was a member of Salem lodge
- . No. 4 for over 50 years. r
. J! He was a member, fqr .6,$-. years
of the First Methodist charch.1
" . Jir. Litchfield ? for many
years In the ' grocery, business in
Salem. He was a pioneer' member
. of the A; 6.. U. W, ,He had been
for a number of years bailiff of
the circuit court for Marion coun-
He had been about his .duties up
to almost the last. He was strick
en suddenly with heart failure, at
. his home. He was about the house
in his slippers and with his clothes
i ,on when .the. summons came. -I But
he ,wasreadyjrHe had lived a
1 clean life andone Of helpfulness
' and useluiness. He had :' been
loyal to his" frieadt-hls church,
j hla party (the Republican party),
I and to his every doty as he saw
i it.' He was 'prepared, and un
afraid. ' -,The
living children are Charles
X.' of Portland, George P. of Sa
lem; Mrs. Alma Schlndler of Sa
lem, Mrs.; Cora (Thomas) Holman
of j Salem, Mrs. Gertrude Scott'Sf
Ba'lem, and Miss Helen Litchfield
of Salem. There are ten grand
children and one great grandchild.
. ;The funeral services ' will be
Monday, July 6; at 3:30. at Rig
don's -mortuary. ' Rev; Fred" O.
Taylor of the First Methodist
church will have charge, and per
haps Rev. John Parsons, a former
pastor, will assist. Salem ' Lodge
No. 4 of the Masons, will have
charge at-the "grave. Burial will
be' in the 1. 0, O, J cemetery. - -
.VATICAN REUCS BOBBED
' f " "'."t.-J .t--"t-t
OBJECT WITHOUT PRICE ARE
pRTAIXElJ BY THIEVES
'ROME, July 4.- (By Associat
ed Press.) The treasury of St.
Peter's repository of the Vatican's
priceless collection of religious
and historical ! relics and artistic
treasures, was i violated last night
when thieves broke into its second
treasure room and escaped with a
number of irreplaceable .objects,
estimated variously In, value at
from one to three million lire. The
thieves,' using gloves, left no fin
ger prints. . . '
- The thieves were manifestly well
cc attainted f with the treasury.
TKeyi forced .the , door; of ,lstore
roonl, adjoining the treasury and
then entered one of the chambers
where", obiecta " precious to the
church' have been gathered. i
The stolen objects Include an
extremely vauable ring set with
sapphires' and diamonds which Is
. placed on a finger of the statue of
St., Peter on the, basilica upon cer
tain occasions, a golden mass ser
vice given to St. peters by Cardin-
al: Merry Del "Val, a golden cross
presented by Cardinal Delia Volpe,
a Eilver vctsel ornamented with
diamond which belonged to Pope
Pius uc. .-.::;","
al k::itii is boomed
NEW. YORK, July 4-(By As
sociated Press.)- Tanimany Halls
. celebration of Independence day
turned Into a' second "Al Smith for
'. rresiJent" boom today. Speaker
from Governor Ritchie of Mary
, land to' chief oi. the historic wi$
wam predicted that New York's
governor would be the next lresi-
deat of the United States., Coyer
jibr Smith presided. It wm Tam
many's 136th celebration ,of the
13-YearJOM, La'd Also Printed
. With SfoutUjpian by the
:rU- i Chief Execntlve f.;; : .
SWAMPSCOTT. Masw July 4
Molidge . boarded the- Mayflower
today' at Marblebead Neck for his
53rd birthday dinner on ship.- He
Was accompanied by Mrs. Coolidge
and their guests were Mr. and
Mrs. Frank W; Stearns, Secretary"
and Mrs. Sanders Capt. AdolphUa
Andrews, commander of. the 'May
flower, and Mrs Andrews, '
I A salute of 21. guns was fired
as, the president. went up the-right
side of the vessel. , v s.
j Contrary , to r. expectations khe
Mayflower jdid not put out to sea.
remaining; at anchor until Mr. and
Mrs. . coolidge ' and r their gHiests
Wereready to return tonight to
I Shortly, after -the nresident
boarded the Mayflower a steady
drizzle set in, which? with a chilly
wina blowing In : from sea kept
tne presidential party .- below
decks, except -for one time" when
they wenf 'out trf" watch a spectac
ular display of fireworks on shore.
Awakened early to a realization !
that boys still believe In .a noisy
Fourth "of July,, the-president af
ter breakfast made his flrst.visit
t6 the. executive offices In -Lynn.
He arrived there before Secretary
Sanders sad ..most- of the . office
force, and remained an hour, i s
j Just r before the president set
out for Marblehead a White' House
automobile aped away on what ap
peared to be a mysterious mission.
Ten minutes later it returned wrtth
Jimmy Walker, a" 1 3-year-old lad,
who -also - was celebrating hjs
birthday,, occupyiagfl: back "seat.
Jimmy had called at White
Court during: the president's ab
setice this morning: to present him
with' a box of chocolates." Learning-
he had missed the lad, Presi
dent Coolidge ascertained his ad
dress and sent for him. ' t
' When Mr. and Mrs. Coolidge
left, for Marblehead,1 sitting be
tween them in the car was Jimmy,
somewhat dazed at the favor that
was shown him. The lad talked
with the, president, who had given
him half of his birthday cake and
a mouth orgaavLiFrofrsooI
idge he had received a silver en-
cii. .ViKV't-;.: "
Tne president sent the boy di
rectly to his; home. Jimmy was
three years the Junior of Calvin
Coolidge, the younger son of Mr.
and Mrs. Coolidge, who was taken
i Yv lOQay Pu
death resulting three days later
today by mall and wire in volumi
nous quantity. ,
The first gifts he received was
a fancy birthday cake baked by
Camllle Dendoeven, pastry chef at
the" New Ocean house. Dendoeven,
who onee was pastry chef to King
Albert of Be riuni. delivered hl
present in person dressed in his
white uniform. .
A number of persons called at
the summer, White House to leave
cards. Among them .was Baron
Ago Von Haitian, the German am
bassador. y . " ?
DR. JOHNSON IS NAMED
STATE POULTRY VETERINARI
AN WILL WORK FROM OAC
Dr: W. T. Johnson, of the state
experiment - station of Puyailup,
Wash., has been -appointed Oregon
state poultry veterinarian, and will
come to this state immediately to
take up his work. He will make
the ! Oregon Agricultural college
his . headquarters, and will work
from the experiment station there
"Dr. Johnson is one of the most
.prominent specialists - on poultry
diseases In the country,' and is a
world-wide authority on" tubercu
losis' in the : fowl, His numerous
booklets are considered the most
authorative on the. subject,
The office of state poultry, yet
erinarlan was created by the 192G
BOY VICTIM OF RIVER
ROBERT. K.VSBERG DROWNED
Funeral services will - be -held
from the-Rigdon mortuaryMon-j
day morning for Robert Kasberg, :
15, who was drowned In the San-
tiam river above Cascadia Friday.
He Is the son of: Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph' Kasberg, residents, of? the
Salem Heights district.' Mr. Kas
berg; is connected with the Ore
gon Pulp & Paper, company.' In
terment will be made In the IOOF
cemetery. : :
TWO GIRLS DROWN h
HUNTINGTON, ; BEACH. Cal.,
July ? 4 Margaret' Mitchell, 23,
her sister Helen. 19 daughters
Mrs. Ellen Mitchell of -Los Ange
lei,". were drowned here today
when, they ;were caught in a Tip
tide while 'bathing. ' Both 'bodies
were recovered. " "
Nude- Remains : Believed to
HaveBeeh in' Water for
at Least Two Weeks'' C
NO SIGN OF FOUL PLAY
Victim Thought to Have Drowned
While Swimming; Discovered
by Portland" Men- From- :
; -r ;' Mototboat'' i:T? V'. '
Lodged on a Bandhar In about
10 inches of water." the nude body
of an unidentified man was found
In the Willamette river six miles
north of Salt-in shortly before noon
Saturday F-.. J. Hadecker ..and
R Bv MtHackern, both; of , Port
land. , Slioriff 0. D. Bower and A.
L., Keenoy, of Dallas. Polk county
corpnc, wexe caled. , the latter
taking charge of the body. ..
i . The body, had -been in . the ; wa
ter approximately two weeks. Cor--oer
Keeney said.. Though bear
ing scratches and bruise from in
tact : with sand and rocks,, thert;
were no indications that he had
met with foul play. The river has
dropped considerably . in the' last
week and it-is believed' that the
body became lodged on 'the sand
bar during this time.;' '
' ' An amber-colored setting In a
riig "on 'the index' flngerl of' the
left'' band may eerv id'establieh
the identity of the dead man. He
was between 2 5 and 3 0 years of
age, weighed 160 or 165 pounds
and was S feet 10 Inches tall. .He
had long half of a" reddish, tinge
and a perfect set of teeth."'
. No one in the district has been
reported missing and it-is .believed
the dead-man is a stranger, to the
community,- coming here 4o work
in - the berry fields or canneries
during the . fruit, picking season
Owing to., the r absence- or -any
wound or injury, it is thought that
he had gone- swimming and was
drowned. ; t r.
! The two men who discovered the
body were on their way to -Port
land, making the trip by motor
BLAST HURTS' 5 FIREMEN
SIDE OF BVILDIXa BLOWN JOTJT
I WHEN PAINT EXPLODES f
k SPOKANE,- Jaiv . 4 . Fire f ire-
men were Injured when fire par
building ,here at 10 o'clock, to
night, causing an estimated loss
61, k S50.000. ? An i explosion, of
gasses in the building blew out
the windows at the front of the
structure knocking about 1$' firej
eiX to ine grouna. - ive were. mz
Jued by the. glass . Which .was
I blown across the street.- None of
tneB1 were seriously, hurt
: 111 'i 'ii mi I..1.HII mini 1 1 i mmm J.
War Department : Said Satisfied
: 1 With Showing 'on' Such -
' ; - Short Orders ' " I 5 .'
- WASHINGTON. July ."Vi-HBy
Associated c Press-J Reports to
the war department from the nine
corps area commanders on today's
defense test muster - indicated at
a late hour tonight that the civil
ian response to the, request . for
one-day volunteers had been about
two-thirds of: the number reported
as enrolled on Sept. 12 last when
the first; test was held.,.- L y-
With-figures for , muster Still
lacking from the fourth corpa area
headquarters. Atlanta, Ga,; the
totals reported by the other eight
Regular army 81.089, ctfm pared
wtlh 9 2.551 last September; na
tional guard, 110,149, compared
with 167,633; organized reserves,
56,636, compared with i. 59,168;
.one-day volunteer-:. enrollments.
628,090, compared .with a
in 'excess of -one million;
War department and orps area
officials, however, apparently were
satisfied with the results In view
of the short time of preparation
allowed . them this year and fhe
added handicap of tho double
week-end holiday. , ; - 4
; At the time of the first test It
was estimated that more than 16,-
000,000 citizens participated as
spectators or otherwise In an cer
emonies incident to the test. In
today's muster patriotic' accounts
were combined with' local Fourth
of July celebrations and1 the ' In
structions. sent to corps area, com-
manderSvdirected they- give .spe
cial attention to the assemblies.
f Id jmany communities,! as - in
Washington, there was no military
parade or. reserves, .national .guard
or.. regular; army units rilled - up
with ona-day. volunteers as In the
test. Until detailed reports from
the, corps area are received here.
no comparative figure of general
civilian population be available.
t -. .
i SEASIDE. Ore., July 4-Near
ly 60,000 one-day-volunteers for
the . defense test took the formal
oath "of, enlistment today in varl
ous communities throughout the
state," according, to telegraphic re
ports received ere-iate todayrty-f
Brigaaier ; . General ueorgo . A,
White," chairman of .the defense
test in Oregon Tho administered
the oath at" the Seaside celebra
tlon." Portland exceeded its quota
by many thousands, according to
a report received from'the head
quarters at Salem. Portland was
credited with 22,000 enlistments
by' the time the' report came in
Eugene Medford, Roseburg,' Pen
dleton,; La- Grande, Baker, Salem,
Lebanon, SUverton, .McMranville,
Hlllsboro Albany, Corvailis, The
Dalles, Dufor; THlain00k.Greaham
and Forest G"rove were among the
flues ,wno nad reported up to
late' hour, today; with many; more
yet to ' hear from throughout the
state.1 ;. v: I :
DOWN FROM THE HIGH HORSE!
One Sharp Quake and 18 Others
, Are Felt During Day; Anx
, lety Felt
J SANTA BARBARA, Cal., July 4.
(By Associated Press.) A band
concert, a brief program of speech
es and a liberal display-of flags
nnd bunting' ' constituted earthquake-torn
Santa Barbara's obser
vance of the Fourth of July.
: The patriotic exercises did not
Interrupt the ound of steam shov
els and hammers engaged in clear
ing the wreckage left by . Mon
day s quake and . the committee
planning the rebuilding of the de
vastated building district met as
One sharp shock felt by nearly
everyone, a lesser tremor, and i7lBns was, in proxrcss couwnucu
slight earth vibrations-which re- tonight with the known dead at
corded themselves on the dial of a
graphic thermometer, the nearest
approach to a seismograph in the
quake zone, were the sum of to-
iljiv'a part ft mnirmint' -J Kn A to- I
coverable damage resulted from!
them, though they served to re-1
arouse disappearing nervousness. I
The rennrV n h hoflrfl oV Call-
f6rnia engineers, headed by Pro-
fessor C. e: Marx of the Stanford
University 'engineering school.
Tthich has been making ' a-detailed!
examination of public and business!
buildings here was made public to-
day. The engineers estimated. the
total quake damage to buildings.
exclusive of residences, at 86.230,-
000. Of this amount $5,000,000
was inflicted upon busiuess build-
lngs and semi-public institutions.
8700,000 upon schools and $230,-
Sixty public buildings and 141
tassed as "shacks" the report said
eitner were wnony-destroyed or
will have to be demolished. Eleven
others are so seriously" damaged
mat runner investigation is rec -
om mended before a final decision I
as to meir ruture is maae. bev-
eciy-iwo were regaraea as unsaie
uuui repaireu, were reponea
saie as is, z were cenuiea as
aaie ror immediate uae nut need-1
ing-repairs, 102 . werer reported
ready ; for nse .when repaired and
sit, require only chimney repairs
ittfii readrtor rccuimheyr
Ameng the buildings classed as
"safe when repairs are made," was
the old Franciscan mission Santa
Barbara, one of the most widely
known buildings in California.
i A growing problem here is the!
taking; care of, workers attracted I side wall next to which an excava
to Santa- Barbara by reports of ex- Mon for a- new bnilding was being
tensive-rebuilding operations. E.
F.j McDonough, secretary of the!
Chamber of Commerce,- said these J
wouia; do welcome iaier oui inai
the contractors were not ready to
begin'employing craftsmen and la-
borers In considerable numbers,
The best engineering: talent in
the United States will be called in
to rebuild Santa, Barbara. ; The
business houses will be erected on
approved ."anti-earthquake plans,
Collapse of Dance Hall
iTakes Lives; Debris Now
Being Cleared Away
17 ARE NOW IN HOSPITALS
Many Hurt In Mad Rash for Exits
as. Ceiling and Walls FaU
Inward; Cause of the
Crash Not Known
BOSTON. July 4. Search of the
ruins of the Hotel, Dreyfus that
collapsed early today while a'hol-
iday party attended by 125 per-
. , tr. J
12. Many persons, escaped. - but
searchers believe further bodies
wl" ; found. The five-story
building was occupied by the pick-
Aided by a steamshovel ' and 1
trueks firemen, policemen and
wrecking crews combined efforts
i "moving the debris. A bat-
ttrjr; of searchlights illuminated
e,rBin.9 as the work PSres8ed
Six bodies, five men and one
oman wenB taken from the
wreckage at 11:15 tonignt. Tne
DOes were lying logemer in a
fPet" near where the front
door building had stood.
Seventeen persons were taken
to Boston hospitals. Four were
"Z T I . Tv V .
SB can in me u a.j uric. ..iisa
Loretta Keeean. 36. of Cambridee.
dance clubr Mrs. Edith Jordan of
Somerville, a bride 6f but a few
months, who died from shock; W.
jr. Marr.lJO, machinist of the U.
a coast guard cutter Mohava;
Pauline B. Lnca.
Searchers l; admitted that they
fla not know, how many persons
they misnt nhd In the wreckage.
persons who escaped estimated
the nnmbr earrid down wit th
bulldlnit from 30 to as hlah as 7B.
I Th -pwv .iW -
night yeson In the Chinatown
aim rii-Kwi rr nun n nnwii mr
I " "
lor the former hotel building. "A
I Fourth of -July program was in
I progress when,, shortly after 3
I or clock, without warning, the roof
land all five stories went plunging
downward in a twisted ruin. ' One
I made, buckled in the middle and
fe" lu on a part of the ruins. The
front sagged forward and leaned
? In a wild rush for safety many
fled out of the rear windows and
down a fire escape.
I 4 Others found their way down a
flight of stairs close to a standing
wall. Several others were hurled
clear in the fall and suffered only
slight Injury. ' . "
? The cracking of snapping ,tlm-
bers and rafters before the crash
failed to alarm the dancers.. The
noise was drowned In part by the
orchestra. ; Survivors said, .they
thought the. .crackling, was the
sound of fire crackers being ex
ploded outside. '" "
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RICH MAN DIES PAUPER
! FORMER. PORTLAND -GAPITAL-
f 1ST DIES IN POERTY
SPOltANE, ;julyf 4WRobeVt t.
Smith', 65, said to have been a
capitalist and lumberman 'In, Ore
gon 15 years ago, .was given a
funeral here yesterday by wealthy
eastern ; relatives' . following his
death here a few days ago. '-'.
' Smith is said to have been pen
niless at the time, he was stricken
with sleeping sickness here recent-
Mr. ji Smith was ' well - know in
Portland and ' many papers con
cerning large financial transac
tions of 15 years ago were found
! In his personal effects, friends
I here sald.r ;: k "l'
OREGON "MAfi IS KILLED
MAN WHO, SWORE, TO : COM
PLAINT SHOOTS PRISONER
;SAN BERNARDINO, Cal.July
is George Saunders, of- Richland,
Or., was shot and fatally wounded
at Osdlck, on tha Mojave' desert.
according to a telephone message
to the sherirCs off icej The report
said - Saunders ' .was : arrested by
the handcuffs were - removed - at
the jail door Saandersthe infor
mant said; -8trtrck- Mahood. and
knocked hlai down. -Ixrale Grant,
who., had sworn lo a complaint
charging! Saundera1 with sbattery
then r shot Saunders, h6 sheriff's
officer was advised.-1 The man died
at 2 : 4&E ct'.clock thia afternoon.
t Inyestigatlan.of tthe shooting
was ' ordered by county authori
ties, : O-' .-.-.--.- 1 5 i
Flag: of United State la Heritage
of People, Vice President
'- - " Says
CHICAGO. July 4. (By The
Associated Press)..- The true
American, however poor and weak
he . may be in himself, sees in the
flag of his government only the
right to hope and work for better
days. Vice President Charles O.
Dawes said in an Independence
Day address broadcast from Chi
cago tonight. ' -- . - .
"It behooves us as a people.'
he said, "to celebrate the anniver
sary of lb nation's birth .with
solemn thought as well a happi
ness -for the blessings ' which we
enjoy under our great govern-
ment. and to endeavor to,realle
uww aaavavaa uycuua 1VI 14 9 BUU 1UI 1
the world upon its preservation
' His address follows: -
"It is most appropriate that on
this anniversary of the 'birth, of
our nation we consider our na
tional defense for, in so doing, we
are only combining with our tri
bate to -the past a definite and
earnest thought of our nation's
"We are livinr in one of the
great epochs of the world's his-
tory. In the world war an ele-
mental convulsion of humanity
occurred which has had a pro-
found and lasting effect upon life
oa the earth. For a thousand
years or more will the events of
this particular decade be studied
and appraised because, of-their
effect in altering the course of
human activities hereafter. . . I
When, In 1787. the American
people . framed the constitution
with Its system of checks and bal-
sb-ument through which the sov-
ereignty of a people can b. ex-
pressed, the world .has known.
That sovereignty the. American
people on the anniversary declare
wm," 9 Dd VVa",Uru
! While we cannot but admit
the existence of wrongs under our
government and under all govern-
ments except that of the divine"
master, we believe that where
wrone exists It is In soit- of onr
government, not because of It, We
- - w
believe that tho-opportunity te if tw-pugh the Hunra paM, t,:t
wrongr depends .alttro.t-rort.-i:- ... :
1.. . - .
the strenrth of our eoremineiitl
aad its Institutions and not upon
their weakness. - '
i"W look unon the flae as that
which enarantPPa n nur nwintu
the onoortunitv to rieht wronrs.l
to strive after better things. totraTeUn of the three possible
ldok iinward and nresw forward to- routes, it is unsafe because it la
ward the fulfillment of God's des-
tlny for our race. The true Amerl -
can, however poor and weak he
may he in himself, sees In the nag
of his government only the right
to hope and work-for better days.
f'When differences to serious -
ness of national problems uphold -
ing our constitution which recog-j
niies and protects in the weakest,!
rights equal to those of the strong-
est- with that charity which
knows no resentment towards
those who honestly differ with us
atandlnr "tnrpthor am. hrnthprn
and patriots, let us, on this his -
torlcal anniversary, again pledge
oar love and devotion to our gov-1
ernment and its flag, and thank
God that we live under them."
DEAD IN GUN FIGHT
FA30LY QUARREL. LEADH TO
i Kn.iJfi.Twn may nrR
TrtATTT . Ttrv. . tniH j .
j uuyuiA.u, n uii., fiujr
Carl Casey, Elma auto repairer,
U dead. John Casev. his brother,
la in Aberdeen general hospital
with critical wounds In his fore-
hP.A and hoBlder. And James!
Walters. Yakima paperhanger,
i-halr. nnM., 1. h1lTl'tA h. dv-
ins in HoquUm general hospital
as a result of shooting affair at
rii. hrh . ..ri thi ninr
in which Walters Is said to have
done' all the shooting.
- : The shooting- Is ; said by wit
nesses to have occurred In' Walt
erstent at the - Fritz eMnath
campgrounde. as a result of 'a dis-
putethis mornlng between .Walt-
ers and his wife. Mrs. Walters
declared after the shooting that
.he 'hadtbo ught the affair. ended
bat that dickering arose about-a
o'clock this evening" in which the
Casey brother took her partJ.They
entered the Walters tent and
Walters went outside to his car
and returned witn a 3 a calmer re-
velver with which" he fired .two
saota at jonn v,asey, wno- maae
his fescape and wa rushed to the
Aberdeen hospital by friend, si
though both hullet took errect.
Turning the weapon' cron Carl
Casy, Walters Inflicted three
wounds in hlj llft shoulder and
under the left armpit. He threat
ened his wife as he reloaded his
empty weapon, with .two cartridges
but . she made her ; escape and
Walteri plac3d the gun to his own
i teat temple and fired one bullet.
wMch $a expected to-prove fatal
bj Sirs. Walters. .. .' '"
SciehtlTIc" Expedition -.Sur
mounts innumerable Dif
:. ficiiltles onr Trip
HAZARDOUS CLIMB MADE
Althnde bt 26,000 Feet Reached
by rarty ; Search la -Made
. t, for.FajMi.,Never Be-;
. ton Captured
'. By Central Pres
DELHI,' India.. June .En
couraging reports are. being re-'
the American scientific expedition
led c by .Theodore .and Kermit ,
Roosevelt and George'K. Cherrle,
naturalist . .V,;, V - -' - - - v
The party,- composed of - the
three white men and less than 100
native carriers and guides, appears
U 06 innoanting all of the. in-
numBrBlw oiet in u pain..
mere seems to De intie possiomty
or .trouDle .with nauves of Inde- ,
Penlent and semi-wild states,
. The expedition is traveling as
light as possible. The principal
equipment is army Springfields,
!403 caliber; with special stocks,
warm elothinz and food, camerae
and scientific equipment. , x'
News of the party must come by
native messenger by way of Jum- -
mu. its "Jumpinr off" nlace on the
railway. ? r ' v "t-k
Nn nnA ht,ret vaa ' A ,v. ,
general Idea of the route being"
followed, for plans must needs be
ghlfted to meet new circumstances,
Weather. naUve help, and : food
,Bpplle9 mn8t De considered ' at
Tery march. once civilization is
,eft .behlnlf aad .o lhe RooeeTelt
ltIaerary ig a pllable 0Be
The general route, however, lies
tflro h h.pass to the high
PamIrs UWetand tnence tQ Turk.
estaQ . ' . ... . . .
;The route la dangerous
n3 difficult traU through barren
mountains. It-would be possible
1 nwnnsA fill thl& ! i. r-awt
because all available satire car
rIera re engaged in a huntint
expedition led by Swedish sporta
man; A tbird route to the Pamii
,ea through AfghanlsUn,' an
whI,e 11 would offerfthe easiest
"estea wua. muraerous triDes-
I men asah8t whom no protection
couia De, Ruaranteea. .
I ine ien route is little used In
midsummer, and then only by ex-
I peditlons carrying mail .Into Thi-
1 beCT It stretches alone' the foot-
1 hills bordering the . forbidden
country and la some places Is only
50 miles from the frontier. The
most difficult part: of the trip, t .
however; is the crossing of two j
I passes at a height of 15,060 feet.
I Both generally are snow covered ;
I thronrhnnt tha Tpar - nnmarVxi
for long distances and there la
great aanger or avalanches.- -
(ConUaa4 from pi 2)
ENDEAVOR LEAGUE OPENS
CTfRISTLN ENDE.WOR 1.1 DIS-
' w- CUSSED AT MKETIXQ, ,
runiiiAru, ure-, JUiy 4.
I xouna-- minus, intent soon mn '
1 r r "
mmgs oi iue. sieaaiast m meir
determination for christian endea-
Tor ere directed here tonight to
ino consiaerauon or ennsuan cui-
ensnip at me opening meeting oi
?" "-rteenm international caris-
"a t-naeaTor conrenuon.
h meeting - was opened by a
Pral8v9 rvice. Dr. Francis E.
C1rk. foander of the organization
""" r T,
cij oi varisuan tnaeaTor, pre
sided. ; Words of welcome were
extended by . Governor Walter
Pierce, "Mayor Ceorge Baker, Dr. -
" " , , I CZ I '
,C,iSVhanI JuJ,f Jac
?"!ler' ?or tbe convention com-
CZ I ft fir-A ' Wn V a ervAMAw P
UwVnd Rev. Daniel
Poling.- associate president United
Society of '.Christian EndeaTor, i
were Speakers. ' . i . ' .
UTe ,Und for the' -right ; aius
burdea of tte fclame for tve"tvriv.
,ne condiUon of eTl, Bpoa the c . ,
lirenci. of ,.fto, . .AnnU ..v: t
- 1 our
hole country needs is boy
and girls aid' men and i
who not only hold high, their
heads because they are Amcricar
bat who make thenselTea ccjt -for
the honor of their country ci
tie right Ei?," he declartd.
"lie who does cot count on th.
side of clristlan citizenship co'ints
against It," said Governor Pir.rh
ct. "A vota with.:'. I f r ri: -"'
":r.a3 is a' vote f-'r .'A. ' ;i :?
t'.. 3 vctea that are i . -t t:.
keep corrurt fclitici t'.ivt."
f'wurthpf July. 1 ; v