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Miners Leaders in British Coalj Crisis .
Expert Tells Older Boys
"When You Are on a New Job,.DonH Get Discouraged,
Advice Given Youths at Conference by Man With
Record for Placing Boys Well
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President C o o I i d g e Says
Proper Parental Control
1 of Youth Required
tff &0Y SCOUTS
Influence of Home and Religion
Greatest BalWar Against
World Decay, Executive
WASHINGTON, May 1 (A.P.)
There la no substitute, In the
opinion of President Coolldge, for
the Influences of the borne and
Addressing; the National TJoun
fcil of the Boy Scoots of America
here tonight, he said the boy
scout movement "can never be a
success as a substitute, but only
as an ally of strict parental con
trol and family life under relig
"Parents cannot shift, their re
sponsibility," be added. "If they
fail to exercise proper control, no
body else can do It for them."
Reminding his audience that
much talk Is-beard of "the decline
in the Influence of religion, of the
loosening of the home ties, of the
lack of discipline all tending' to
break down reverence and respect
for the laws of Ood and of man,"
the president continued: '
"Such' thought ' as I hare been
able , to give to the subject and
such -observations as have come
within my experience have con
vinced me that there Is no substi
tute for the Influence of the borne
and or religion,: These take hold
of the 'Inner-most nature of the
Individual and, play a -very domi
nant pVin the formation of per
sonal It , Jvd character.
Tbj lliest necessary and most
valuatfiervice has to- be per
formedf' the parents, or it Is not
performed at all. It is the root
of the family' life. Nothing else
can ever take Its place. These
duties can be performed by fos
ter parents with partial success
but any attempt on the part of
the government - to function in
these directions breaks down al
"The more T have studied-this
movement. Its conception, purpos-
v- JT wisaaiHujuu ana principles,
2 t tneK mar 1 naTo been Impressed.
't Not only Is It based on the tuhd-
- J amenta! rules of right thinkinr
and acting but It seems to em-
arace m its coae almost everv
needed In the personal; and
life of mankind. It is a
wonderful instrument for good.
every : boy in the United
States between the ages of 12 and
17 could be placed under the
wholesome Influences of the scout
program and should live up to. the
scout oath 'and rules we would
near iewer pessimistic words as
to the future of "on nation.
f Recognizing the training the
l boy scount and kindred movements
give for community life, Mr. Cool
flfge expressed 'the opinion that
ft has been "necessary for society
to discard some of 1U old Individ
nai tendencies ana promote a
larger liberty and a more abundant
(Contiirad .pf 5.)
President; Coolldge' signed the
RnAfiIa)wWni' fumctan Mil:", ' Tf
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funding Jnga-SIavia's war debt. ?
4 r Ambassador- Berenger denied
reportsof his Immediate resigns-tlott-
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Boy'Scouts concluded their con
i ventlonwith President Coolldge
as the principal, speaker. 1
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" ; . Senator Harrison abandoned his
.more to force the-senate .to Imme
v? lately consider farm relief.
rfsldent Coolldge was blamed
- by 'Commissioner Costlgan for
' friction in the tariff commission.
-, ' An f f orV to obta In r commuta
tion of the sentence of " former
Governor MeCray of Indiana,4 fall-
ma. - ,
Both senateand hottse were in
adjournment-as republican j and
democratic representatives clash
ed pa" the" baseball diamond.' -
Ninety per cent of the working population is unqualified
for positions held. This was the impressive fact brought
home by W. A. Elliott, head of the employment bureau of
the Portland YMCA, to delegates of the Marion county older
boys conference, Saturday.
The conference, which starred Friday, drew to a close
last night. . ,
When you are looking for a job," Elliott told the boys,
"do not say you are broke, but act as though you were worth
The Mystery S
By , Ella- McMunn
Int ta dAxfeSM cpaedi thy exalt,
WlkB tkM AMt Mid f
And lawtrd mip tb clondt and mixta,
. Than thou art lost to Timw.
Tky loTad onaa com onto ta brink,
Wttn torrant aarga 'ark and gray.
And yat thy boat Q1 hold bnt one.
So, lonay, thoa aaaat maka thy way.
Fernapi thy aool baa yearn ad,
res daax onaa son before,
Bnt aad ara those who linger here,
, When Ufa for thee la o'er.
Oar lonely hearti not yet can know.
What la beyond the mystic change,
Bat Ioto and faith bid a to hopa
It ah all not aeam too atranga.
For thongh thoa dost arrive beyond,
Thoa canat not aend a word.
To anzions onea that long to bear,
x et aava taa last, sweet message neara.
GENERAL WHITE PLANS
FOR SUMMER TRAINING
2,600 OFFICERS AND MEN GO
TO CAMP JACKSON
Coast Defenses at Month of Col
umbia River 'Designated
Arrangements have been com
pleted by Brigadier General
George A. White, in command of
the Oregon national guard, for
the movement of approximately
2600 officers and. men of Oregon's
82nd infantry brigade and at
tached units to Camp Jackson,
near Mef ord, and for the trans
portation of the 24 Stlt coast artil
lery regiment-Inrfudlng 400 offic
ers and men to the coast defenses
at the mouth of the Columbia riv
er for siimmer training.
Detailed plans and authority to
proceed with the construction of
.(Con tinned on page 3.)
KIDDIES ENJOY MAY DAY
20,000 YOUNGSTERS, GUESTS
IN PORTLAND PARK
PORTLAND, May 1. Associat
ed Press.) Twenty thousand or
more Foftland kiddies were guests
at a May day party in one of Port
land's large parkB today. The
party was- sponsored by the Meier
Sc. .Prank department store and
about 500 women, members of
local organizations, acted as hos
tesses. There were airplane stunts,
a dog and pony circus, a regatta
for tiny boats on the park lake, a
homing pigeon race and a corps of
clowns made merry. Ice cream, a
miniature candy May pole and a
balloon were given to each child.
Boy Scouts, Camp Fire girls and
police aided in controlling the
crowd. A' "lost and found" sta
tion1 for strayed tots, and a Red
Cross first-aid station were ready
PRISON SENTENCE DRAVVN
PORTLAND MAX SAID LEADER
PORTLAND, May 1. (By As
sociaated Press.) William A.
Smith charged by the government
with being the' head of a bootleg
ring,; was sentenced today In fed
eral court to a year and a day in
prison. He already was under sen
tence of six months In jail and
a fine of 1 1,0 00 in connection with
a liquor conspiracy case.' . P. R.
Innes, and E", W.- Harris,'-accused
of being ; associated with Smith,
were sentenced to 90 days each.
Mrs. . : Helen f Smith --was
parQled, ' ' j
The charges against Smith In
volved in the case-disposed of to
day were preferred following his
arrest ' in - Columbia : county- while
he was at liberty before beginning
his six months Jail sentence. .
FILM ACTRESS IS . HURT
HERE DANIELS 13. INJURED IN
FALL FROM HORSE -
NEW YORK.' May 1. (By .As
sociated Press.) Bebe Daniels,
motion picture staf was; -resting
easily 'tonight following a fall froc
her horse in Central Park, which
gave her' "Blight' shock., .
' She was still confined ' In the
Harbor Sanitorium however, pend
ing a final" examination to deter
mine whether she Buffered; inter
sal injuries: " '
a million. There Is a job for every
one. Every one should find his
job. If you are really planning to
succeed in life, you should place
your job first.
"I get tired of hearing men say
they can do any thing. That us
usally means they can do nothing
at least well. What we need are
more men who can do some one
' "Factories are always wanting
good engineers. But when we send
boys out they sometimes are un
willing to take the smaller Jabs
that would lead up to better
things. I placed one boy six times
in one year and he always came
back with an excuse.
"Always look neat and quit
chewing gum. Wash your hands.
Keep your coat pressed, and but
ton your shirt.
"What you register In the Intel
ligence test does not mean every
thing. Take an interest in your
"When you are new on a job
don't get discouraged. Instead of
being terrorized by the kidding
banded you by the older boys on
(Continued on psge 6.)
CANDIDATES' QUIZ SET
EACH WIXIj BE ASKED THREE
QUESTIONS AT MEET
Three candidates for nomina
tion for state senators and nine
candidates for the nomination for
state representatives will be pres
ent at the regular weekly lunch
eon of the Salem chamber of com
merce Monday noon and will ex
plain why they, areseekinp of
fice. Each candidate, according to
the plan, will be asked three ques
tions. The questions will have to
do with voting in regard to a bill
for the erection, of a state office
building in Salem, a bill for the
erection of additional buildings at
the state fairgrounds, and the
pertinent question as to why he
feels himself qualified to repre
sent Marlon county.
Candidates to be present at the
luncheon are: .
For state senators: Sam H.
Brown, Lloyd T. Reynolds, and
Otto J. Wilson. '
For state representatives: John
B. Giesy, Samuel A. Hughes, F. J.
Lafky. Mark D. McAllister, A. N.
Moo res, Mark A. Paulson, Mrs.
Louise Riggs, F. W. Settlemier,
and H. H. Vandervort.
Colonel Mitchell, Former Air
Chief, Urges Protection
AIR ROUTES ARE LISTED
Massed Protection on the Pacific,
Greatest Need, Airman Says
to Insure Continued
PORTLAND, May 1. (By As
sociated Press.) Defense forces
of the United States must be
massed in the Pacific northwest if
the country is to be properly pro
tected against potential attack.
Col. William Mitchell declared toe
night on his arrival at Portland.
Potential attack, too, is massed on
the lands across the Pacific and
the United States should be pre
pared to protect itself against
forces of Japanese operating by
vay of northwestern Russia and
Already, he explained, air routes
have been developed leading from
Ferlin to Moscow; Nice to Vladi
vostok, and from there to Alaska,
necessitating but one short water
jump, with possible stops on two
islands in the Bering sea. Japan
(..: the other hand has developed
airways in Kamochatka and thus
formidable possibilties were pre
sented, he said. Colonel Mitchell
came to Portland to speak Mon
day night at the public auditorium
under the auspices of the Portland
(Continued on page 5.)
SHIP SINKS; 150 LOST
OO ARE RESCUED, OTHERS
ARE NOT HEARD FROM
TOKYO, May 1. (By Associat
ed Press.) The latest dispatches
from Hokkaido to the Tokyo
newspapers report that about 150
men who were aboard the ill-fated
steamer Chichibu Maru are
still missing. Ninety-nine jnen
are known to have been rescued,
picked up from boats which were
drifting seaward, but there is no
word as to the fate of the others,
although it is believed possible
they may have reached land.
A dispatch to the Jlji Shimpo
yesterday reported that all aboard
the Chichibu Maru had been res
cued. The small steamer, em
ployed in the crab fishing indus
try, was wrecked on the rocks off
Paramushlru Island, in the Kur
lles during a hurricane eary last
Investigation of Willamette
Pollution Recalls Expert's-Warning
VIGILANCE IS NECESSARY
Talk of H. B. Harmon Before
Luncheon Club Recently Takes
New Aspect With Investiga
With May 10 set as the date for
the public hearing and investiga
tion of possible pollution of the
Willamette river, with its import
ant bearing on local drinking wa
ter, sewage and refuse disposal,
declarationos made here recently
by H. B. Harmon, sanitary engin
eer of the United States public
health bureau, were recalled Sat
urday as evidence of the increased
vigilance with which the city will
be compelled to fight contamina
tion of navigable water.
"The Willamette river, under
present sewer condition, can only
(Continued on page 3.)
MITCHELL IS INITIATED
FORMER AIR CHIEF IS FED
RAW MEAT BY CAVEMEN
GRANTS PASS, May 1. (By
Associated Press.) Fed with raw
meat and his thirst quenched with
the "blood of the dinosaur," Col
onel William Mitchell, ex-assist
ant air chief of the army air ser
vice was today made a full fledged
member of the Oregon Cavemen,
Inc. "Kidnapped" and brought
here by automobile from Horn-
brook, where he was taken from
the Shasta limited, the distin
guished visitor went through the
entire initiation ceremony as out
lined by the Cavemen.
Early this morning four cars of
Cavemen left for Hombrook
where they kidnapped Col. Mitch
ell and his manager, Leo5lcDon-
ald. They brought them over the
Si8kiyous on the Pacific Highway,
arriving at the Rogue river
bridge shortly before 11 o'clock.
After the initiation ceremonies
and a luncheon given by the Cave
men and the American Legion,
Col. Mitchell was taken by motor
to Roseburg and placed aboard
the Shasta. He will arrive in
Portland about 10:30 tonight.
Need for aerial transportation
on the coast, with facilities easily
transformed into war defenses
was stressed by Mitchell, speaking
at the luncheon.
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A. J. Cock and Herbert Smith, shown above, are two of the men
to whom the British coal miners look in the crisis that: broke- yester
day as a result of the expiration of the subsidy designed a year ago
to aid the employers in meeting the men's wage demands.
"GOOSE HANGS HIGH"
JUNIOR PLAY PRAISED
CLEVTSR SHOW CLOSES WIL
Audience Acclaims Work of cast
Under Direction of Prof.
Junior week-end at Willamette
University came to an unsurpassed
climax last night when the much
anticipated junior party, "The
Goose Hangs High", a three-act
comedy by Lewis Beach, was pre
sented at the Salem High school
by a perfected cast.
The entire audience rose, in the
moments before the curtain lifted.
as Queen Myrtle I, and her at
tendants passed to seats in the
orchestra ring, with her guards
and guests of honor. The Heilig
orchestra, engaged for the even
ing, played a special processional
as the audience paid homage to a
The play Itself took place like
a segment of life full of human
ness, tragedy, ' laughter, and se
curely rooted ideals.
As the title, smacking as it does
(Continued on page 8.)
SEAMAN DIES IN BLAST
STILL EXPLODES OX SHIP;
SAN "DIEGO, May 1. (By As
sociated Press.) Dewey C. Blyck-
ert, a seaman attached to the de
stroyer William Jones, was prob
ably fatally burned late last night
by the explosion of a still in
which he waa endeavoring to ex
tract alcohol' from a gallon of
shellac, it was announced today.
The explosion occurred in the fire
room of the destroyer John Fran
cis Burns, which was moored
alongside the William Jones. None
of Blyckert's shipmates who were
in the fire room at the time were
Rear Admiral Frank Schofield.
destroyer force commissioner, was
officially notified of the incident
today ana immediately started an
Officers of the John Francis
Burns and of the William Jones
declined to comment on the ex
plosion. Shipmates of Blyckert,
Baid the still, a crude affair, was
built a few dava aero and that it
was hidden in the fire room of
the Burns Friday night.
PENSION BILL SIGNED
SPANISH WAR VETERANS ARE
WASHINGTON, May 1. (By
Associated- Press.) President
Coolldge late today signed the bill
to increase pensions of Spanish
War veterans ' and , their depend
ents nearly 119,000,000 annually.
At the same time in a formal
statement, he - said his approval
was not to be taken "as an en
couragement to further laws for
large continuing appropriations."
He gave a warning that it might
be necessary to 'Increase taxes if
government expenditures are
greatly' increased. . The president
waited until late In the last day
on which under the law he could
act on the measure. He .made it
clear that her had delayed hit de
cision solely on account of the
government financing involved.;
Although , he. had been of the
opinion the Increased outlay would
raise, the expected deficit for the
coming fiscal year to approximate
ly 4 0,0 0 0,0 0 0 Mr. Coolldge said
savings undoubtedly could be devised-
to absorb the increase car
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SIX SPEED- RECORDS ARE
SMASHED ON RACE TRACK
WORLD MARKS LOWERED IN
Harry Hartz, Young Speed King,
Sets Average pt 134 for
SPEEDWAY, X J., May 1.
(By Associated j Press.") Six
world's speed records were shat
tered today when Harry Hartz,
30 year old Calif ofnian, swept to
victory in the 300 mile interna
tional race that opened the new
track of the Atlantic City Motor
Speedway association. Flashing
around the big mile and a half
pine oval at a dizzy clip without
making a singlet stop, Hartz
triumphed in a sensational strug
gle in which his two foremost
rivals, Peter De Paolo, Anierlcan
speedway champion, and Bob Mc
Donogan, another Californian, fin
ished second and third. A crowd
of close to 80,000 j spectators saw
the picturesque speed chase in
which only six of the sixteen start
ers finished the full course.
Hartz not only clipped, nearly
five minutes from the world's &00
mile record, set last February 22,
at Miami, Fla., by! De Paolo, but
carried off $12,000, the winners'
share of the J30.000 in prize
Hartz' time for jthe 300 miles
was 2 hours 14 minutes 14.18
seconds, as compared with De
Paolo's mark of 2:19:12.95. His
average speed was jl 3 4.1 miles ad
hour as compared with De Paolo's
Although officials tonight had
not computed the exact times, it
was announced that five other
world's marks' also have been
smashed. Three of these were
credited to McDonough at dis
tances of 76, 200 and 250 miles,
another to Hartz atj 100 miles, the
only other stage of the race at
which he was leading until just
before the finish and a fifth to
Earl Devore of Altoona, Penn., at
Minor mishaps) blasted the
chances of De Paolo, McDonough
and Devore,; all three of whom
held the lead at various times and
figured with - Hartz as the out
standing contenders most of the
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T. H. GREEN KILLS SELF
STATE COMMANDER Dj A. V.
. WOUNDS WIFE SUICIDES .
PORTLAND, May l.( By As
sociated Press.) 4 Theodore H.
H. Green, state commander of the
Disabled American jVeatrana, end
ed his, own life .by shooting- him
self through the . head here . to
night, after shooting-and Injuring
his wife. j.
The latter was taken to a "hos
pital suffering from ; a wound in
her arm. ' , ! .
SPEEDER INJURES MAN
VICTIM OF HIT-AND-RUN DRIV
ER MAY DIE, j RESULT .
KLAMATH FALLS, May lJ-
(By Associated Press, )H. Land
er?, lumber worker1 was badly in
J ured . tonight ; when-., struck r by
speeding hit-and-rnn ! drtver,'CA
broken rib which punctured: his
tung may prove uiai, aoctors aa
vised.' ;The. accident occurred on
a main thoroughfare and was wit
nessed by many people, yet none
of them obtained the number of
the car. -f -
Complete Paralysis of Indus
try in Great Britain Said
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MILLIONS 1T0 LEAVE JOBS
King Issues Proclamation Delegat
ing Far-Reaching Powers to
Government for Nation's '
LONDON. May 1. -(By Associ
ated Press.)- Complete paralysis
of industry in Great Britain is a
prospect of the coming, week un
less before Tuesday some agree
ment is reached for settling the
coal strike which began today:
One million miners are affected by
the strike; they will be backed up,
if the strike" continues, by some
five million trnrkur. holAnrln In
203 trades unions.
The representatives of these
unions -decided . today to put all
their strength to the task of help
ing the miners, for the issue.. is
characterized by labor- as one no
longer between the owners and the
miners, but affecting all labor. .
A proclamation by the king,
which gives the government al
most unlimited powers and estab
lishes a "state of emergency."
wnicn, while not so far-reaching as '
the proclamation- of martial, law,-,
permits the authorities to use all
the resources of the state to guard
the nation's j vital interests, y , . ;
Already, as a ' precautionary
measure, dispositions of troops
have been mode in the coal mining
areas of South Wales, Lancashire
and Scotland. The- organization
for the maintenance of supplies is
ment , In hundreds of centers
throughout the country In main
taining essential services, while
there are Indications the govern
ment Itself is making ready to take
over control , of coal, : peat mines
and aboard i ships. Yet, in the
midst of the overpowering. gloom
of a possible general strike there
la a vov 9 n l.i. 4a.IVI
a committee from the trades union
congress resumed negotiations .
with PrATnimp-- RaMarfir- mil Vi la
ministers at Downing street. - ,
The labor men left the premier's
residence shortly before .midnight
and it was understood, they had
gone to confer with the miners'
ATAitnilM .till ni9it raflt.n l.tA.
A conferenca of the trades anion
congress in the afternoon went
thoroughly into the .question at
issue as late tonight a communi
Que was issued from the prime
minister's office announcing that
the council of . the congress had
written to the-premier informing
him that the miners bad entrusted
the joouncll with.- all farther ne-
gotiatlons In their behalf, and stat
ing that they; were' ready at any
moment to enter Into a discussion
with the government. The pre
mier immediately Invited repre- .
sentatives to meet him and George
Hicks, Ben Tilleman and A. Pugh,
men went into comer en ce wun ine
ministers. A, crowd -t of , people t
which waited Outaide on Downing '
street- and not- for year had such
activity been seen there on Sat- -M-day
night, j It is officially assert
ed that the delegates ' intimated
to the government that if a re
sumption of the negotiations were.
LIST STATE LAND EUriDS;
$124,105 RECEIVED BX STATE
- TREASURER, IN APRIJ ,
. The - state land department
turned over to the state treararer
durlag'the month' of April a total
of S124.195.S5, according to a re
port " prepared here ; Saturday : by
George - G. Brown; clerk ' of the
state land board.' ' ''r.-?
Items included in the cash turn
overs follow: -Cr-1--:
: Commpn school fond! principal, ;
payments on loans 162,779.25;
common' school fund principal. In
come sources $12,734.2$: common ;
school fund interest 1 3 1.9 78.9 :
agricultural college fund principal,
payments on loans $5150; agricul
tural college,,, fund . interest li
ft 15.9 5; nniTersity fund principal,
payments on loans $2200; unlver-i.
sity fund Interest $547.54.
: Rural credits loan fand princi
pal '$2177.71: rnral credit fuad -(interest)
$4 503.64; A. R. Bur
bans: .trust . fund i Interest $168;
Apperson trust fund, prlnciral
$1C96; Apperson trust fund, ia-terest$423.o?v-