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Christian' Science Monitor.' : r .
"WEATHER Pair; normal temperature;
humidity is below normal; gentle northerly,
winds. Thursday Maximum. 78; 'minimum,
47; rlTer. -1.5 rising; rain, none; atmosphere,
clear;- wind, north -'.?. - ?
Those turning furrows" in Florida are still
turning profits.; New Haven Register. , -
; ENTy-SIXTH YEAR
SARM, OREGON, FRIDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 3,192(5
PRICE FIVE CENTS
EIGHT DIE, U
Interurban Trains Telescope
on Single Track Line,
CUT CARS WITH TORCHES
Ail Available Physicians Rushed
to Scene; Search for Un
found Victims Continues
Amid Wreck 1
MONROE. Mich., Sept. 2. (By
Associated Press.) A death toll
of eight has resulted from a Mud
on collision of two Detroit, Mon
roe & Toledo Shore Line inter
urban cars near here this "af te-
noon, and additions to the list of
, dead are feared from the list of
The dead: Elizabeth Burns, IS,
: Blissfield, Mich.; W. A. Rooney,
Sandwich. Ont.: - Ben Smith. De
troit; Jack Ferguson, Toledo;
Jacob Hnber, Toledo; Dr. Charles
T. Soutbworth. 54, Monroe, Mich.;
JoseDh Rosenthal. 38. Dundee.
Mich. Another man, unidentified,
died in the Monroe hospital.
The cars eraahed on ; a curre
and telescoped a third of their
length. The southbound car from
IX'troit to Tledo was said to have
been ahead of schedule. It should
have met the nortnbound at a sid
ing. The line hero is single track.
The injured were brought to Monroe-
hospitals and the dead were
taken to undertaking establish
ments here. Every available phy
sician in Monroe hurried to tho
Two wrecking cars were dis
patched from Detroit late this af
ternoon and had succeeded in re
placing the derailed cars on the
tracks. ' They were to be towed
to company shops where wrecking
crews equipped with torches were
to-cut them to pieces in a search
for persons possibly dead in the
' Two persons are believed to
$Ve boarded the northbound car
. "S5Vonroe. and nothing has been
heard of them. . : .. ." -
EGGS TO BE CERTIFIED
BILL OF HEALTH DEMANDED
FOR BREEDING POULTRY
' J . f . ... 4
AH batching' eggs,; baby- chicks,
growing and breeding stock trans
ported or otherwise moved into
'the state of Oregon must be ac
companied by an official health
certificate. showing that they came
from parent stock which was
found to be free of bacillary white
diarrhea by the application of the
aggutination test' within twelve
months immediately prior to the
time of their transportation, ac
cording to the terms 'of a procla
mation issued by Governor Pierce
Issuance of the proclamation
was requested by the Oregon state
livestock sanitary board.
Eggs for Immediate consump
tion or storage, stock for immedi
ate slaughter,, and stock for exhi
bition purposes, and official egg
laying . contests are n6t affected
. by the proclamation.
' The order becomes effective on
August 1, 1927.
STALLARD ASKS DEBATE
WET SfjyDS CHAIAEXGES TO
PIERCE AXD PATTERSON
iTl. H. ' Stallard. independent
candidate for governor at the, No
vember, election," has sent a letter
to Governor' Pierce in which he
renewed his challenge .issued sev
eral weeks ago to meet the execu
tive in series of debates on issues
'of the campaign. Mr. Stallard
has' sent a similar challenge to I.
L. .'Patterson, republican candidate
In his challenge received at the
executive department' . yesterday,
Mr. Stallard said:
"Since we both believe in en
lightened and informed political
action by the voters, I believe the
holding of joint debates on public
Issues is a real duty to the people
that we are bound to discharge."
WILL STRIKE SETTLED
RIIODH ISLAND MU.T, EMPLOY
FN ACt'KPT , TKRMS "
PROVIDENCE. R. 1., Sept. 2.
A r i Tlt. anvilla atnlflivna
Jtlanville-Jancks company officials
and strike leaders. PormaL rati
fication by the strikers is expect
ed tomorrow morning and, the mil!
probably will re-open at noon.
.YOUTH OF 13 DROWNS
DIVERS UNABLE TO RECOVER
BODY FROM CANAL
YAKIMA, Sept. 2. (AP.)
While swimming with two young
er cousins in the Siinnyslde canal.
near Grand View, this afternoon.
13-year-oia mrcnei r uurns was
drowned.- Divers with canoes and
boles have been finable to locate
the; body tonight, '. The drowned
tKiy was the son of: Mr. and-Mrs.
pichard Burns g Grang Yiew. -
Sage iBrusK pity Bpoiirig
: States Salem Girl, Home
Obscure Arizona Town Leaps Into Fame as Mrs. Aimee Sera
p!e McPherson Arrives, Publicity Wort h f ' V
"a Million" Natives Declare , !
How "a million dollar boom" came staggering across the
desert sands into an insignificant Arizona town and, over
night, lifted a sage brush city of 9,500 population-l-boasting
only three paved streets and no street cars
from complete obscurity to plot-center for the
strangest mixture of fact and fiction seen in
the American press for 'years, was related last
night by Miss Bertha E. Ryley, 1520 Chemeketa
street, member of the Salem high school grad
uating class of '25, just returned from a six
months' Arizona vacation spent' near the Mex
ican border. .
The "overnight boom" came in the bedrag
gled person of a middle aged womanj believed
to' have been drowned in the waters of the
io b. b. Byuy Pacific, four weeks earlier Mrs. Aimee Semple
McPherson, notorious evangelist.
"Business men of Douglas immediately saw the greatest
advertising opportunity the town had ever known in! the sud
den arrival of Mrs. McPherson, and newspapermen who flock-;;-'
ed to the city kept-itai name on
HOW IS THE TIME
BOSTON." Well. thara are signs,
an4 signs, that aonetkins; is happening-
Aularaa is on the way. Canny
colleges ar btnnning to sandwich.
thir appeals to the loyal alumni for
new MHiwwmt dci ween more t ie
ubtl annonneoments about the im
pending football season. With, "Please
let ns know for which games you de
sire tickets' in one mail and "Your
Alma Mater needs a new library" in
the next, what is the dear old grad to
do? . No, the old aerostation that
scholarship and business do not team
is the .most obvious of bank.
' WHAT? KO SHINERS?
BKOOKtTNi Another " great art
appears to be passing. One Iew Al
berts, of this city,, reports that , tho
(in art of repairing blackened eyes is
on thw-waao. .Kigali aren't what they
ed to b -Alberts shop, on Sands
street, may have to be moved.. For
thereabouts there are no really worth
while fights. He may follow on down
to the waterfront where sailors still
hare a disposition to settle affairs with
their fists, or he may fold his tent and
silently steal away. In these days of
plentiful gnns and even more plentiful
toters of them, what possible nse is a
repaired black. eye? Alberta pines for
the good old, the dear, old, the tough
old days when men were men and
ION'DOX. Scotsmen throughout
the Kmpire have been moved by the re
port that the "three-penny bit," torn
mOfily known as tho "thrupmy bit,"
is to be taken ont of the English mono-
ts ry system. -t-Korv itaany- years the
tiny sliver coin.ba been-the traditional
Scottish offering in church and else
whers. ' Consternation ' reigned natural
ly enough, at the report. However, a
new coin, a little larger and here's the
news 'somewhat less in value is to be
minted. Unofficial holiday have been
acclaimed in the heather country.
101 RANCH CIRCUS HERE
LONG LINE OP MARCH WILL
SiTART AT 11 O'CLOCK
Starting at 11 o'clock this
voioming the 101 Ranch Wild West
show will parade through the
streets of Salem on the following
route: Prom circus grounds will
proceed on Chemeketa to Commer
cial, on Commercial to State, and
on State to Fourteenth, and back
to the circus grounds.- The parade
is advertised as being the largest
in the world.
The circus 'arrived, in Salem at
C o'clock this morning from Port
land and will give performances
here today at 2 and .8 p. m. Over
1200 people of all lands take part
in the various acts.
Seats are on sale at Sherman
Clay A CO. ;
19 MONTHS OLD GIRL TODDLES
'INTO INSECTS BED
AMARILLO, i Texas, Sept. 2.
(AP). - JImmie f Lee Pierce,; 19
months old 1 daughter' off Arthur
Pierce, died here late Wednesday
from Btings of red ants.'The baby
toddled Into :a bed of the insects
while playing in the back yard of
her home,-where her mother was
hanging clothes. ; She made - no
immediate outcry and her , body
was covered by the ants when the
mother J Tescued "the child; ; who
spon becao1 nacouBcjQUf
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front pages ol ? their papers
throughout the country. i '
"Hardly had the news broken
before the sleepy little city began
to exploit its new 'found; import
ance,' Signs appeared in windows
and on display racks of the etty
Among-them were: ' ' "
'"Rent one of our Aimee cot
tages, they're better than a shack
any time. '
" 'Try Shack special sundae,
only 25 cents.'
" 'Quench your thirst, with an
Aimee. five cents a glass.'
"Residents lost no time in tak
ing advantage of the sudden op
portunity to get their town on the
map," declared Miss Ryley, , "and
they certainly seemed successful.
"Though in the hospital for
tUoatiaaad a aam .
2 DIE IN GUN BATTLE
ROBBERS INVADE THREE BUS
INESS HOUSES ;
GARY, Ind., Sept. 2.-r-(AP.)
Two men were shot and killed and
a patrolman was probably fatally
wounded here tonight ina pitched
fight with police following a
series of hold tips by two youth
ful gun men.
One of the victims
ployed in a pool room terrorized
by the bandits; imd -the other was
Harry Bolds of Martinjs Ferry,
Ohio.- one of the ifun rnen. The
other gun man,' as yet Unidenti
fied, was captured. Policeman
Mike'Flynn, was wounded in the
exchange of shots. The gun men
invaded three business establish
ments. 3 DIE IN ELECTRIC CHAIR
POMEROY, OHIO, MURDERERS
PUT TO DEATH
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 2.
(AP) Richard Rhoades and John
Hedrick, white, and John Bryant,
negro, trio of Pomeroy murderers,
were put to death in the electric
chair at the state prison here to
night for' the slaying of James
McCumber last March IS at Pom
eroy, Ohio. - "
World Awaited and Expect
ed More Than This," Is
COURT POLICY ATTACKEDJ
Attempts to Hold Spain Within
League of Nations Continued
as Commission Asks Ad
GENEVA, Sept. 2. (AP). Sir
George Foster, former finance
minister of Canada, and for many
years a leading statesman of that
country, delivered a sharp attack
at the world court conference this
afternoon on the American atti
tude, particularly with reference
to the. fifth reservation relative to
adherence to .the court. . 1
"The world awaited and expect
ed something- more than this from
the-United StAtesgajA the-Canadian
delegate. His" remarks were
almost of a sensational character
and profoundly-' impressed the
Sir - George- -warned 'that the
United States plan' lor adherence
to the world court should not be
interpreted as showing -any change
in the American position ' toward
the league of nations. The world,
he declared, should rid itself of
an idea .that the United States was
more friendly to the league. ;
The threat of Spain's comple
withdrawal from league of natio
activity, in which nhn has nlav.
a prominent part since the fou
dation of that organization, unle
she obtained a permanent seat
the council, dominated the deli
erations this evening of the co
mission charged with proposi
changes in the council's make up.
To such extent was this true that
the adoption of the commission'
report to the council had to go
over until tomorrow. l
So desirous were the members
of the commission to alleviate the
bitterness caused by the rejection
of the Spanish claim and with the
object of keeping Spain, if pos
sible, from following Braiil in
withdrawing from the league, tla
commission finally decided' to
(Continued on page f.)
Entire City Burned
ONLY RAILROAD STATION
STANDS; LOSS $300,000
CRESCENT MILLS, Plumas
county,' Cal., Sept. 2. (A.P.)
A fire that left only the rail
road station, an oil station and
two residences standing, swept,
this small town today. The loss
was estimated at 1300,000.
- The fire started shortly be
fore noon, in the Center Hotel
building. It quickly spread to
other parts of the business dis
trict, there being insufficient
water with which to effectively
fight the flames. There was no
loss of life. . ,
ASK BUSINESS HOUSES
TO CLOSE LABOR DAY
REASON'S LAST TRIPLE HOLL
DAY SEEN IN WEEK-END '
League, In Special Meeting, Re
quests Universal' Observa
All Salem merchants will be re
quested to close their stores, on
Monday, September 6. in obser
vation of Labor day, it was de
cided at a meeting of the Salem
business men's league last nigat
in the chamber of commerce club
rooms. While no merchant is
compelled to obey'this request, it
is expected that practically all will
agree willingly in order to make
possible the last double holiday of
The state house,' court house,
jnstice court and governmental
institutions will be closed all day
to give their employees a chance
for rest. Little business would
be done even it some business
houses did remain open, it is con
tended. This would be the last two
day holiday of the year, as all. re-,
maining holidays, come in the
middle of the week, Salem resi
dents will thus be afforded long
week, end to be spent at the coast
No. special celebration will be
held here, although many Salem
people have planned picnics . or
parties for the week-end. ' -
The Salem baseball team will
play two games, one on Sunday
ana anotner on Monday. A spe
cial Silverton celebration is being
planned by the "Four L" organ
TRAIN WRECK KILLS 2
FAST PASSENGER IN COLLI
SION WITH FREIGHT
CUMBERLAND, Mr., Sept. 3.
(AP.) Wilkie W. Collins, en
gineer and R. E. Albright, fire
man, were instantly killed when
Baltimore and Ohio passenger
train No. 7, bound from New York
to Chicago collided with an extra
freight at Foley, Pa., early this
morning reports to local officers
of the road said. .
A wreck train and several doc
tors were sent from Cumberland
to the scene of the crash.
VALENTINO 'GOING WEST'
LBODY, IN FLOWER. BANKED
NEW YORK, Sept. 2. (AP.)
A flower banked special car sped
westward tonight bearing the body
of Rudolph Valentino to Holly
wood and his fipal resting place.
In another car was 'Pola Negri,
Polish movie star, who had an
nounced her engagement to the
great lover of the screen before
LOST PACHYDERM FOUND
"MYRTLE" UNINJURED AND IN
FERNIE, B. C, Sept. 2. (AP)
Myrtle, an elephant, which es
caped from a circus in Cranbrook
was found today in the wilds of a
mountain near here. She was un
injured and in a healthy condition.
Another elephant is still missing.
"Freedom " From Dictator
ship" Is Slogan for Fall
NOMINATED LAST NIGHT
Reiterates Belief in Primary. b"t
Will Oppose corrupt Prac
tices Employed, H
PORTLAND, Sept. 2. (AP).
Robert N. ' Stanfield, republican,
defeated primary candidate, was
nominated here tonight as a can
didate for re-election for U. S.
senator, independent of party af
filiation. The meeting was attended by
290 men and women. Admission
was by ticket. Mr. Stanfield made
a brief address of acceptance. Fol
lowing his nomination by A. D.
Leedy, Portland attorney, It was
voted to adopt the slogan "Free
dom from dictatorship" to appear
before. Mr. Stanfield's name on
the ballot. Stanfield was defeat
ed in the May primaries .for the
republican nomination by Fred
"By - nominating me here to
night as a candidate for re-election,"
Mr. Stanfield said in his ad
dress of acceptance, "yoHi have
placed ma under a very deep obli
gation' because you have thereby
made it possible for me to appeal
directly to the people of Oregon
against a series of wrongful acts
which contributed to my defeat at
the recent primary election.
"I am a firm believer in the
primary system and shall always
be willing to abide by the result
of a primary, or any other elec
tion which is honestly conducted.
"But I refuse to endorse cam
paign methods which are crooked
and criminal, as were some of the
manipulations employed to help
bring about my defeat for re-
nomination. I refer here specifi
cally to the. printing and circula
tion of the fraudulent 'yellow
"One of the main reasons why
I welcome the nomination you
have tendered me tonieht. is the
opportunity' It -affords the voters
of Oregon, through my candidacy ,H
to express at the polls their re
sentment against such gross vio
lation of the corrupt practices
EXILED CHIEF DEPARTS
FALLEN PRETENDER ON LAST
LAP TO 'ISLAND
MARSFILLES. Sept. 2. (AP).
Abdel Krim, the fallen pretend
er to the throne of Morocco, start
ed on the final lap of his long
journey into exile this afternoon
As the French mail ship Ad
miral Pierre sailed away from the
French coast, the Riffian chief
tain could be seen through glasses
standing on the deck surrounded
by bis children gazing: at the re
treating land. The chieftain and
his relatives and attendants, some
24 in all, are to be exiled on the
island of Reunion in the Indian
TWO j SUFFER INJURIES
RECKLESS DRIVING CHARGE
MEDFORD, Or., Sept. 2.-4-(Br
A.P.) Harry Rees of Los Ange
les and Deloss Wood of Long
Beach, Cal., are in the hospital
suffering from minor injuries and
a seven year old daughter of.H.
L. Hopper of Beverley Hills, Cal.,
is suffering from a lacerated
tongue, caused by flying glass as
a result of an automobile accident
on the Pacific: highway near here
late yesterday. A charge of reck
less driving -will be .filed against
Rees, according to the authorities.
It la alleged that Rees,.. in a
small coupe, was proceeding at a
high rate. of speed when attempt
ing to pass a-gravel wagon . he
swerved Into the Hopper car.
SENATOR MUCH BETTER
MCKINLEY'S PHYSICIAN BAYS
PATIENT .IMPROVES; "',
MARTINSVILLE&IndJT Sent. 2.
-(AP) Marked improvement In
the condition of United .. States
Senator W. B. McKlnley of Illinois
was noted tonight by hla physician.
Dr. R. II. Egbert. h
i "The senator Is better this eve
ning than he has been in a week."
said - the r nbysician. ' "He recor-
nizes all of his relatives, and has
been in a very pleasant frame- of
mind..;:' . " . . ; , .. , .
EARTH SHOCK t IS FELT
CENTER OF QUAKE ESTIMAT
ED 8,000 MILES AWAY
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VICTORIA. " B. . C.; 1 Sept. 2
(AP). The Gonzales Heights ob
servatory here recorded, a severe
earthquake beginning at 5:42 last
evening and continuing : far more
than three hours. The center was
8,000 miles away.
1 1 Rend Contract let ' for , steel
waer reservoir to cost f 33,375.
f2."S,000 POSTED IV PRO
POSED 25-MILK SWIM
NEW YORK. Sept. 2 (A.P.)
L. Walter Llssberges, finan
cial backer of Mrs. Clemington
Corson, victorious English
channel, swimmer, announced
today that $25,000 would be
posted tomorrow with Rear. Ad
miral ' Josephthal. commander
of the New York naval militia,
as nn entry fee for Mrs. Corson
in a 2R-mile sweepstakes swim
ming match with Gertrude Ed
The challenge. While issued
to Miss Ederle chiefly, is not
intended for her alone, but is
Intended for anyone.
Anyone wishing to enter may
do so by posting an entry fee,
Lissoerger said. The course for
the race has not been selected,
this being left for Miss Edelre,
or other contestants, to decide.
The date also is left open.
"It $25,000 is too large an
entrance fee," Lissberger said,
"it will he reduced. If It is
not large enough, we will raise
it to $50,000."
NEED OF, ZONING SYSTEM
TOLD TO REALTY BOARD
BUILDING CONDITIONS ARK IN
' "CHAOTIC SHAPE
Becke Says City Planning Com
- mission Faces Gigantic
The new Salem city zoning and
planning commission is faced with
the gigantic task ot evolving a
building code as soon as possible,
larl G. Becke, member of the com
mission, told the realty board at
its first weekly luncheon of the
fall season yesterday. Conditions
in building restrict Iocs are at pres
ent in a chaotic condition that will
take a large amount of work to
"There is no one at present who
can tell a man where he can build
a certain type of building." Mr
Becke said. "The fault for this
condition lies with the ordinance
requiring the names and addresses
of all property owners within 500
feet of the proposed building on
any application for permission to
erect business structures.
"As I understand it. the appli
cation is flrsfreferred to the city
council,, then to the zoning com
mission, so that there fs a lapse of
(CoaUana tm para a.)
STAGE STRIKE SPREADS
NATIONAL TIE-UP POSSIBLE;
COAST IS HIT
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 2.
(A.P.) The strike of union mu
sicians, stage hands, stage elee
tricians and motion picture oper
ators which began here yesterday
assumed national proportions to
day when union officials stated
that, effective Sunday, the strike
would extend to all theaters of the
- According to Carl Reiter, man
ager of the Orpheum theater in
Seattle, the walkout on tho vaude
ville circuit has been called in an
effort to force the two Orpheum
bouses in San Francisco to come
CORVALLIS TO1 GET 1927 FED-
KLAMATIiiFAILS; Ore,; 'Sept.
2. (AP.) Corvallis was chosen
for the 1927 convention of the
Oregon state federation of labor
at the convention which closed
here today. . . . -
Among the officers nominated
by the convention' fr approval by
unions of the state were:
For president B. W. Sleeman,
Portland, William Cooper, " Port
land; for vice president, D. E.
Nickerson, Charles Kolb and J. S.
Haughey, all of Portland.
S. Br Davidson, Salem, and Joe
Reed, of Portland, were nominees
for delegate to' the American Fed
eration of Labor.
L1CHT1E PROBE COMING
GRAND JURY TO INVESTIGATE
DEATH IN ACCIDENT ..
The Marion county grand jury
next wek, will probe the death, of
Joseph Lichfle. who was killed in
an automobile accident near Sil
verton . - recently v ,The investiga
tion was requested by Silverton
residents, who totd the district at
torney that the circumstances con
nected with Llcb tie's death had
not- been' explained satisfactorily.
jLlchtie was one of four Moni
tor men who were abducted by
Tom. Murray, Ellsworth Kelley and
James Willoa, following their sen
sational escape from the state pen
itentiary, here in August,: 1925.
C00L1DGE SEES INVALIDS
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ADIRONDACK . HOSPITALS ;VIS-
ITED BY PRESIDENT
PAUL SMITH'S," N T- Sept. 2.
(A.P.) President Coolldge mo
tored - approximately 100 mllajs
this afternoon to visit two groups
ot Invalid veterans of . the world
war who are in Bra ten of 'Adiron
dack hospitals. ' '
1 99,500 ilL
TRA1 LOOT IS
FOUND, 5 HELD
"M ys.t ery Is Completely
Solved" Declare Salt Lake
HUNDRED THOUSAND DUE
SALEM BELIEVED FOUND
Railway Wail Clerk Arrested
HID IN CHICKEN' HOUSE
. SALT LAKE CJTY, Sept. 2.
(By Associated Pres3)---With
fViai orroof sfx-f -Tirr-a -mon onrl -
the recovery of all but $500 of
Al mrfr AAA " . Jl 1
me iuv,uuu in securities ami
unsigned currency.' postal' in
spectors here this afternoon
announced they had complete
ly solved the robbery of a Un
ion Pacific mail car near Rock
Springs, Wyo., August 13,
last. ; ;
Those tinder arrest are Jack
Madigan, railway postal clerk be
tween Cheyenne and Green River,
Wyoming, who was found bound'
in the mail car when It arrived at
Jack Kearns, 34, Salt Lake City,
alleged acquaintance of Madigan.
who planned the robbery with
Bill Bradford, 25, Salt Lake
City, friead of, Kearns.
Paul Sourlls, Salt Lake City.
Ted Theodore, proprietor of a
Rock Springs. Wyoming, pool hall.
Postal . Inspectors A. A. Imus ot
Denver, who has been working on
the robbery "sinee a little before
it happened' and who' recovered
the loot buried in a chicken house
14 miles southeast of this city
today, said discrepancies in the
stories told by Madigap. first drew
suspicion ' to" him. in spite . of the
fact that he was found bound in
the mail car. . T
The - sacks of - mail. Imus' said,
were thrown from the car at a
point previously agreed upon.
Kearns and Bradford were waiting
with an automobile and the sacks
were thrown Into the machine and
brought to I this city, - where the
loot was hidden In a chickenhouse.
Those under arrest, with the
exception of Madigan, are held
at different; points in Wyoming.
(Coattasad ea para S.)
WARLORD HELD PRISONER
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CHINESE COMMANDER DEPOS
ED BY FOLLOWERS
LONDON Sept. 2. (A.P. .
The Shanghai correspondent of th
Westminster Gazette says it is of
ficially reported from Peking that
Wu Pei-Fu' the Chinese leader,
has been deposed from his com
mand by his own followers and
now Is virtually a prisoner Aboard
a Chinese warship in the Yang Tse
river. General Chin Yun-Ao ,1s
reported to have beenvinade com
mander in chief of the' northern
troops replacing "Wu . PelrFn. i
LAW'S REPEAL ' ASKED
' ' '-T' - '
CATHOLIC PETTTION TO CON
GRESS ABOUT READY
i ' ! 1 i ;
MEXICO CITY. Sept. 2. (API
The Roman Catholic episcopate
hopes td complete within a few
days its petition f or presentation
to congress, seekiag repeal or am
endment i of the religious clauses
of the constitution or laws under
the constitution, and In the mean-"
time is ' looking for members of
congress to introduce and cham
pion the necessary resolution. ,
38 LAMBS DIE . IN FIRE
LOSS ESTIMATED - AT 9 12,000;
PARTLY INSURED . - -
PULLMAN, Wash.. Sept. 2.
(A.P.) Thirty-eight Iambs and
three sheep1 were burned to death
In a fire which destroyed the large
sheep barn at Washington State
college here early, today. The loss
Is estimated' at 912,000, partly
covered, by Insurance.
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