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WEATHER: Fair, with slowly i rising
temperature and normal humidity; local
frosts In eastern portion; gentle west and
northwest winds on coast. Maximum Satur
day, 67; . minimum. 42: river. .7. riMing;
rainfall, none; atmosphere, clear; wind, south
FIRST SECTION, PAGES 1 TO 8
THREE SEC TIOil 20 PAGES
EVENTY-SLXTH YEAR 1
SALEM, OREGON, SUNDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 19, 192G
PRICE FIVE CENTS
Two Orchestras Will
Play for Style Week
Thousands of Valley Residents Expected iri Town as Merch
ants Cooperate in First Annual Fad Style
Week in Salem -
PAY FOB TRUTH
Kearns Demands Account of redressing their windows for the annual fail window display Orrnistorrs Agent Believes
week, which will begin Wednesday evening. All merchants
are expected to keep their show windows covered until 7 :30
o clock that evening;, when the formal unveiling will take
Preparations are being made for entertainment of the big
numbers of visitors from nearby towns expected to be" in
Snlpim thnt uwlf Ow5nr in ihf hartrnina thnf will nrpvail nr.
Iocal stores, many valley residents I bUANUAL S PRlCc
are expected to take the opportun
All Money Earned in Last
HEARING TO BE TUESDAY;
panion at Carmel
sjfcavrwcight Champion Will Be
AII to Defend His Crown
Against Gene Tunncy
Next Thursday Night
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., Sept.
IS. (AP) Jack Dempsey was
thrown temporarily into the hands
of the receiver late today as the
result of a suit filed by Jack
Kearns. his former manager, de
manding an accounting of all
funds earned by the world's
heavy weight champion from
August 3, 1923 to August 3,
1926, the period of their three
"Dempsey was ordered to appear
before vice chancellor Robert H.
InRersoII at 10 a. m. hekt Tues
day for a hearing.
Kearnes in his bill of complaint
sets forth tha the had been man
ager of Dempsey for more than
five years and that he brough
him from obscurity., increasing
his earnings from $200 for an ex
hibition to where he could have
earned 1500.000 for fighting
Harry Wills, the negro challeng
er. Vire Chancellor Ingersoll issu
ed a writ ne exeat restraining
Dempsey from leaving the state
""ienlinK disposition of the suit
wrid also enjoined him from as
iSarghrng or transferring or dis
posing of any of his property. A
supplementary agreement at
tached to the -decree, however,
permits Dempsey to appear
through counsel provided the
champion posts a $100,000 bond.
This action , will not prevent
Dempsey from going to Philadel
phia to fulfill his engagement in
defense of his world's heavy
weight championship against
nene Tunney next Thursday
The latest punch in the nose
Dempsey received was delivered
after hi3 work at the Dog track
here this afternoon. He did not
know about court action while he
was engaged with his sparring
partners, but the vlciousness with
which he tore into Harry Lough
eran was an indication that he ex
pected the latest thrust from
Lougheran felt the sting of the
champion's punch and came near
hitting the canvas. The fleet
Philadelphia used all' of his
VENICE. Italy . Idy Diana Cooper
and a bevy ot lier arintorratic English
friends tiara just
tha r o'm antic
sweetness of this
polis, la good old
London style they
organized a treas
ure hunt, with St.
Marks as the cen
ter of operations,
and in no time at
all they contrived
to work them
Kelres and the
populace in gen
eral into a state
of high excite
ment. That's one
of the aims of
However, the Fas
cit police neither
ppreeiatcd the affair, and, jut when
were going Tiieir memem.
fctenued in and nut a quietus on the
-whole business. . .J. One result of the
evening's fun nay be that King
Oeora-e will be a&keL to administer a
reysl reprisaan dto. his skylarking sub
jects. Jn the meantime, I.adjr J liana
and her friend are wondering what,
next tu dog
WATCH TOUE STEP1
I,OXDOX. Summaries of accidents
throughout the British empire reveal
the fft that Inst year 21.U1 of the
population of India were killed by wild
aninials. Of -that number 19.308 met
death -by snake poisoning or eon-
eonMrietion. ... After all, there are
worjse tliingW than trying to cross Main
.Street during the traruc rusa nour.
. .' C - Ow
XEW YORK. - Mrs. C. A. Dawson
Scoft, eminent. in' English literary life
as an autnor ana
founder of the P.
K. N. movement,
which aims to
-finite wrifert 'of
all nations in a
for an American
visit on the Olym
pic. Bat unlike
most, if not all.
ish visitors, Mrs.
landed as a third
r 1 a s s passenger.
She made the ex
periment to see
to meet at Ellis
Island. While she
1 found much that
was pure nuisance, she is ofth e opin
ion that her third class venture was
profitable in that she met many "real
people" people whose real human in
terest was aa high or higher than that
of tbe usual rust of first class passengers.
, :- am
trickery to escaDe it. but at the
cjose of their two rounds Demp- STUDENT TRAIN OFFERED
sey drove him into a corner, cut
ting loose with a left hook that
landed squarely on the chin.
Lougheran's knees sagged and he
fell into Dempsey's arms.
When Dempsey crawls Into the !
OREGON ELECTRIC PROPOS
ES SPECIAL SCHEDULE
(Continued en page 7.)
RS-1 VISITS DETROIT
AIMV DiniGIRLK RETTTRXS TO
n.SE AS STORM C03IF
DETROIT, Mich.. Sept. 18.
(AP) The army dirigible US-1
laid a brier visit to Detroit and
Sel fridge field ' today and started
Lack to its base at Scott field. 111.,
when radio advices told of an. ap
proaching storm. The return -trip
began at 2:20'o"clock this after
noon, lightly more than an hour
ifter the big ship arrived at Sel
f ridge field from Detroit. Ad
vices told of a possible storm be
tween St. Louis and Chicago, and
Col. Jchn A. Paegelow, command
ing the ship, decided "fo lake off
immediately for Scott field instead
of remaining in Detroit oyor night
and later visiting Chicago.
' i , . '
.-ANOTHER TRIES CHANNEL
XDOX TYPIST -WANTS TO
JXV.AT EDERLK RECORD
CAPE ORIZ NEZ. Sept. 18.-r-.
(API Mercedes Cleitz. a London
typist, arrived here early this af
ternoon and started at attempt to
swim the channel at 6:07 p. m.
The sea is calm and there Is strong
prospect of good weather through
out the night. " ; - .. - ' -
There is a prize of 1,000 sterl
ing awaiting any: English," woman
who lowers Gertrude Ederle's time
across -the channel. ' The prize la
effered by the same newspaper
that awarded' 1.0 00. pounds eterv
"ling ; to Nor man, Dereiapawlio
iiram tbe channel Fxldajr, - - .
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The Oregon Electric Railway
has agreed to furnish transpor
tation from districts north of
Salem for students to attend high
school here, according to word
received last night by George W.
Hug, - city school superintendent.
A train will reach here at 9.55
o'clock in the morning, and - a
train will leave here at 4 in the
afternoon. Stops will be made
wherever a student wishes to get
on or off
Whether residents in the af
fected district will accept the
proposition of the railway com
pany Is considered douDtiul, as
local staga companies are said to
have made offers to transport
the students at. lower rates than
those offered by the railroad.
THIRTY VIE FOR HONORS
PLOW JOCKEYS RIRBOX -ACHES
OF FARM LAND
AURORA,, 111., Sept. 18.- (AP)
Steel blades guided by thirty
premier plow Jockeys f ribboned .
fifteen- acres of farm land today I
as state champions In six classes
were crowned in plowing con
tests before twelve thousand spec
tators.! ' '" " ' ' -
Three and four horse combina
tions drew ground cutters over the
half acre allotments and gasoline
tractors ' plowed similar plots, the
judges ; basing their decisions on I
the-depth and trueness of the far
rowed ' lanes. A time limitation i
of thre! vhoura wase placed uponl
contestants to complete their .'plow
Ings.' Approximately two houri
and a half were required for the
p lowers 'although tractors nego
tiated the distances with a -little
taore speed. - '. " -r ---",,; ::-
ity to save money by coming to
Salem for their shopping.
In cooperation with local mer
chants who are taking part in the
oispiay week, both local papers
will put on special numbers in
honor of the event Tuesday. The
Statesman's number will appear
Tuesday morning, and will con
tain many important announce
ments of merchandise that will be
carried this fall by local firmj.
A style section will be publish
ed in connection with the number
"Promise Immunity antl' Radio
Operator Will Reveal Story
of 10 Day Episode"
LOS ANGELES. Sept. 18.
(AP) Virtual admission on the
part of S. S. Hann, attorney for
Rested From Vacation Pres
ident Ready to Undertake
SPECIAL RUNS ON TIME
Chief Executive Orders Train to
Be Slowed Down in Order
to Reaclt Capital at 1 1
Kenneth G. Ormiston. that the
and wiii contain announcements of former Angelus Temple radio op-
new fall, models and styles in I erator had left im doubt in the
clothing expected to be of interest
to women buyers in Marion and
iwo orcnestras nave been cn-
gagea ior tne street dance on l
Court street Wednesday nifiht. One
orchestra will play on each of the
two blocks between Commercial
and High streets. With the extra
illumination that will be supplied
by the big COO-watt lights to be in-
siancu on inese two diocks, a
street dance of the highest qual
ity is forecast by those in charge.
TYPO UNION ADJOURNS
STORMY SESSIONS MARK COV
VENTIOV IN COLORADO
atorney's mind that Aimee Semple
McPherson was Ormiston's com
panion at Carmel, CaL, Xor 10
days after ten evangelist disap
peared last May was contained in
a statement given out by Hahn
Hahn's statement was inspired
by rumors that there had been a
'break between himself and Dis
trict Attorney Asa Keyes follow
Ing the announced differences
of opinion between the two men
over the question of whether Or
miston should be granted immun
ity for turning states' evidence
and testifying: against Mrs. Mc
Pherson. who Is charged with
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.
Sent. 18. (AP.) The Interna
tional Typographical union ad
journed its 71st convention last
night after a stormy week of ses
sions marked by clashes between
administration and progressive
Tactions. Progressives made the
charge that it has been the policy
of the administration to befuddle
the real issues of the convention,
and that many of the laws passed
here were to take away the power
of the newly elected president and
to- place the authority in the hands
of th6 executive council.
(Cnntinnsd on paf 9.)
ON JOB AND HIS BOILS
'HOUR OP GREATEST TROUBLE
UPON US, PLEA"
Series of Daily "Bulletins"
Bo Issued During the
NORTHLAND DROPS CREW
STEAMER DRIFTING TO BEACH
NEAR CAPE BLANCO
PORTLAND, Sept. 18. (AP.)
The steamer Northland, bound
from Kan Francisco for Seattle.
lost its propeller 20 miles south
of Cape vUanco and was drifting
toward t beach, according to a
report received here by the Fede
ral Teligraph company at 8:15
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18.
(AP) Mrs. Aimee Semple Mc
Pherson, delivered a. short ser
mon from the temple pulpit tto
night. After kneeling at the alter
while the congregation uttered a
prayer the evangelist spoke on
"Job and His Boils."
Mrs. McPherson gave out a
statement tonight which she said
was the first of the daily "bulle
tins" to be Issued for the next
week. It follows:
"We, of the Angelus Temple-,
will be striving: and praying dur-
WASHINGTON, Sept. 18.
(AP) President and Mrs. Cool
idge returned to the capitol to
night at 10:57 o'clock after an
all day Journey by special train
from their camp in the Adiron
dack. They were met by Secretary
Sanders, who has been here for
several days and Captain Wilson
Brown, Jr., naval aide to the pres
dent as well as White House at
tendants who remained in' Wash
ington during the summer. They
drove immediately to the White
House which was lighted through
out. The return trip from the more
than two months vacation was
made over the Nw York Central
and Pennsylvania Railroads on a
special train which made record
time until Philadelphia was
reached Here ' orders were given
by the President for the schedule
to be slowed down so that he
would not arrive in advance of
11:00 o'clock, the hour he origin
ally had set for his return.
Besides the Philadelphia stop
only one other was made on the
run down from Jersey City, that
at Baltimore, where the two;
White House collies, Prudence
Prim and Rob Roy almost were
After dinner tonight the Presi
dent and Mrs. Coolidge had
motiott-pieuro skowr in tfceJr-
servation car. '
Several score people were at
the station to watch the arrival,
while others noted the presiden
tial party aa it journeyed down
MIAMI 1 RDM PRMIY m
$100,000,000 AS 2000 MIJKS
BEFORE TROPICAL MJRM
ji-iw mmnti mn firm'
i-: x ;Ki
Direct Communication Broken When Giant Radio ! Crashes in Gale.
S. O. S. for Food, Medical Supplies and Troups Sent via New;
.Orleans and Mobile. 70 Known to Be Dead .While Toll of Lifq
and Property Mounts. ( V , i
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NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 18. (AP) The following message was received here by" the
tropical radio station from Miami: "Miami is in ruins after worst hurricane in'history of
country, 70 known dead. Property damage $100,000,000. More than- 2000 buildings destroy
ed, including bank building and Miami Tribune. City, dock completely destroyed and all
boats in harbor sunk, including Steamship Nohab, formerly,
owned by ex-kaiser of Germany. Food, medical supplies,
and troops needed." The. message was. sent from a make
shift station in Miami for the six 450 .'foot towers of-the
tropical radio station there had been blown down. - The mes
sage was intended for the Steamship Siboney, the closest
vessel to Miami but was picked up by the tropical station at
Mobile and relayed to New
Orleans. All lines of direct
communication with the
storm stricken portion of the
state are down and no direct
word has been heard since
noon Saturday when passen
gers on trains from West
Palm rBeach .brought stories .
of terrific destruction there
id further south.
Trains from the stricken
area are delayed hours and
only brief, wireless communi
cations with Miami, through a
makeshift arrangement : late
last night told of the destruc
tion wrought to the ' largest
city in South Florida. V
The Miami Tribune building
reported in a wireless message
to the tropical radio station at
New Orleans as ha vine been
I destroyed by the hurricane,
was a cement structure rein
forced by Bteel and regarded
as one of the more substantial
of -the buildings in downtown
Miami. The building was lo
cated oh southeast First street '
three blocks from ' the water :
front and a half, block from
the Florida East Coast rail.
way station ;
(Ooatiaaad m ! S)
NEW YORK. Sept. 18. (AP)
Definite postponement until
Tuesday of the hop-off of the Si
korsky biplane S-35 on its pro
jected non-stop flight from New
York to Paris was announced this
''V fx . ' f 4 "
- I ' '
The last daysof i.
Camp found the Coolie
Washington. And the iv
ThTe Coolidges, mother, fau
across the bridge to the .tea L.
White House collies, trotting a
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 18.
( AP) The. battered half of
schooner the Carson of Nashua N.
P. was found tonight beached on
Talbot Island, two and one half
miles off Mayport. There were
no signs of life aboard.
htial vacation at White Pine
"ted for the year's stay iri
THE END OF THE SUMMER
" -" r"'' "' ' ' ' f ' - .-' -'-" -------- - 1 "
CLOUDS PELT DISASTER
UPON M I D D LEW EST A R E A
FLOOD WASHES ILLINOIS CEN
TRAL TRACK AWAY
Torrential Blast of Hail and
Lightning Ravishes Wide
CHICAGO, 111., Sept. 18. (AP)
Storm clouds which have ridden
. v . -
September's skies pelting the cell
tral west with flood and disaster
from Ohio to -Nebraska;- left a
gaping wound today in Northeast
i em Iowa.
A torrential blast of .hall, wind
and lightning ravished a wide
area last night and. today, taking
at least-two lives, inundating 30,
000 acres of crop laden farms, up
rooting lines of traffic and pom.
munication and visiting Its havoc
on ' four counties , north : of Sioux
City near the Iowa-Nebraska line.
Property damage was estimated
above two " million - dollars with
Hawarden, LeMars, Hull, Sheldon,
and - Cherokee, counting,' the loss.
Rain of almost unprecedented se-
". (Continued on pago 7.) , ;
EUGE.VK 3IA.V. KILIi) KELP
WHILE OUT AFTER, DEER '
EUGENE, Or., .Sept. .181 (AP 1
Maxwell Whlpps, . 26, accident
ally shot and killed -himself, while
hunting deer on -Mosby creekeaa.t
of Cottage Grove, today., Wb ippS
had separated:, from Iplttl father
Pinley Whlpps, and tw Vthor
! hunting companions wit'
I ment, that they should t
I certain time at a ford en
He failed: to appear r
search 'ot several ?hot
I was' found; -his" head t i
olf by- a dum-dum bul .j
im rifle.' ;; . . . J,
OREGON FACULTY WARNS
PARENTS Or CAR EVIL
KEY WEST, Fla., Sept.
(AP)- The deyastlng fury of the
tropical storm which swept the
south Florida coast this morning
on, are seen walking nas iransrormea Miami beach and
Rob Roy, one of the M1 a. streets inundated.
uuiiuiugB wrecnea, nsnc ana pow
er gone and untold property dam.
age. . ' .-
Word received here) tonight
from the devasted area said tha
entire Jetty ot, Miami Beach. Is
flooded with three "ni of water.
itany btfildlngt w - -i down
by the 90 mile? -ale,
which paralyzey "d
power systems 5
believed to have su..
erable damage also.'
The Florida East Coast i,
bridge was out at Jupiter and an
other at Zero. '--It will be'a week
before trains ' can he run ' again,
it was reported.
CAUSE POOR SCHOLARSHIP
University Seeks to Solve 'Prob
' lejn Without Making Hard
- fast Rale
EUGENE, Ore., Sept. 18.
(AP) Pointing out that automo
biles brought to college: by uni
versity of Oregon students are a
cause of poor scholarship and in
crease danger of moral dellnquen
eles, ' university authorities
TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 18 (AP)'
Several, pedestrains were re
ported Injure hr flying- glass and
have other, debris when winds of gala
appealed to parents to prevent
their sons and ' daughters from
bringing ears to : Eugene, it ' was
While several other , large In
stitutions have prohibited the .use
of - student 4 cars 1 Oregon will at
tempt"., to. solve; the problem by
seekirig". the parent's cooperation,
Uj was "stated ,4 ;
Although permission may be
obtained in ' cases 'where automo
biles are particularly necessary,
officials of the , university point
ed out -' that they are constantly
striving. toy maintain on the .camp
us.' a slmplei wholesome, ' demo
cratic aimospnere. .. ....... v
force swept oyer Tampa tonight.
unroofing buildings and causing
considerable damage. Street car,
telephone,' telegraph and electric
light services were crippled. ,
The wind forced out the tide In
Tampa bay leaving many boats
fifth and dry along the shores.
Traffic -was ordered suspended
' (OoUftB4 ' po t.)
JUDGE DIETS - HIMSELF;
NEnUASKAN TO OX
BREAD AND WATER a DATS
' HARLINGTON, Neb., Sept 18.
(AP) County Judge W. F.
Bryant. 75 year old foe of llaiior
JACKSON FAIR CL0SES lariollort ,n Cedar nty.'
c ; I win oegm a sen imposed fire day
ATTENDANCE AND 1 EXHtBITS I aiet on bread and water next Mon-
SET NEW HIGH RECORD t day morning to -"'determine onca
and for all If such a diet is cruel
MEDFORD, Or., Sept. 1 8. The and inhuman," he said today
most successful fair in. tha history I Bye bread ' will be the Judsre'A
of Jack6n county losed 4 tonight I only food beside water. At thn
vrlth : record attendance and ex-jnd'of the five days on the bread
hibits; featured by fast horse races I and water diet, the Jurist r- i l he
ana a norsesnoe pucmng contest, i wouja. aeciae wnetcer he vculd
won by John-Sperling of Grants extend tha 'sentence five rivn,
Pass, 'In the smgles and with his longer.,; ;..;''
son -Lester,- Injthe doubles." The f Judge Bryant,' oh the t5ch f
elder ' Sperling 'threw 1 3 0 ringers 14 years says be has Lfm I -
and. hls.son 111." L. O'Donnell of Ing bread and water gpnten-
Central Point was aecond. ; " bootleggers all that time.