The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, January 28, 1927, Page 1, Image 1

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ate temperature ? southerly gales. Maximum
yesterday, 48; minimum, 34: river, .1; rain
fall. .46; atmosphere, cloudy; wind, south
west. - ;
"Young; blood, and old, brains' are a!d
to be, a good combination. -The trouble ia
. to get either one ot themto tfnd any use
. for the other .-n-BoBton Transcript
Unlcon Elastic Law lei; Provided: Aiitb
T I II It I I I J-m I II 1111,1 I-'" I 111.
. Members of State T extbook
Commission Give no Evi
: dence in Support
Tumor CHHcizes Hilton Miller at
Hearing1 Held fBy- Committee
' Appointed , for Investiga
tion of Case , ,
Members of the state textbook
commission last - night testified
that they had heard rumors -? of
bribery connected with thee hops-
ing of textbooks last tall, but
could give no eridence in support
of their rumors, speaking before a
meeting of the committee for in-
Testigatien of the -textbook situa
tion, j
Mr. Smith; for six years super
intendent of public-instruction,
told about the companies ' i from
which books had been adopted by
the commission, and the sums the
companies roceiyed from the
adoption. There were reasonably
well dirided between about 24
book publishing companies.
Under the state law. there must
be a complete change of school
books eTery six years, and' one
third : of them shall be changed
erery two. years. -
Mr. Smith testified that be had
investigated the different . prices
the publishers asked for their
books, and that he had refused to
consider- some of them at the
prices they asked saying that 1 he
believed them to be too high. He
declared on the. btand, that he was
never orfered a bribe, and had no
specific knowledge of any pressure
ver having been brought to bear
upon any commissioner, in xegaxd
to his select iotr 6f books. r
Milton A. Miller, chairman of
the state text book: -commission
since 19X8, testified that he -had
heard many rumors,'' but so far as
he knew they were only rumors;
that he Aad never been able to ab
solutely know where any of them
were facts. None of the witnesses
stated exactly , what the ; rumors
were, but they all concerned brib
ery in the selection of text books.
Prof. H. A. Kent of Corrallis
was called on the stand. He was
i (Continued on 5r 4.) j
All RqHlreim.'iU of Budget Filed
With Executive on Even!
The joint ways and means com
mittee last night , decided to re
port out a bill providing the gov
ernor shall be the state budget
officer, and giving him authority
to pass on budget needs before
they are submitted to the ways
and means committee for approval-
1 vAiV , j . :
The law creating the state bud
get officer provides that ail! re
quirements of the budget shall be
filed with the? goTernor before
October 1 of each even year. The
governor : will , then pass on ' them
and compile a statement of his
recommendations, to be printed
for, the legislature. t
The law authorizes the governor
to employ a budget director ind
appropriates $25,000 to conduct
the affairs ot the budget depart
ment during the current biennlm;
Governor Patterson was at the
meeting and was questioned re
garding the amount ot the appro
priation. He said that while the
appropriation might t appear ' x
cessive, there would be a . lot: ot
work attached to the department
The bndget director wilt be ap
pointed by the governor and will
not be subject to confirmation t by
the senate as proposed In the bill
as originally presented for consid
eration of the ways and v means
committee," t
A subcommittee reported that
bills were now being prepared
which If approved by the legisla
ture probably would take care of
the costs of conducting the state
board of 'health, bureau of nurs
ing and bureau of hygiene. These
bills will -provide for fees and a
small tax' on ' life ' insurance com
panies operating, in the ; state 1 of
Oregon. It was said that the life
insurance corporations would hot the tax. .t :-
Bills also are being prepared
for introduction which will defray
most of th cost of. conducting the
public service commission. One
of these; bills ia based on fees
while the other would levy a small
tax on "public utilities.- "
: Committees were appointed toj
investigate thereqtiirements Jot
the state board 'of forestry and the
Between f 10,000 and 912.0OQ In
Gold and Currency Taken
by Robber
. EUGENE. Jan. 27. (AP.)
Between 910,000 and 112,000 was
taken by a lone bandit from the
Florence State bank at Florence
this afternoon when Miss Harriet
Weatherson. the cashier, who was
alone at the time, was held up and
locked in the vault. '
After working for an hour and
a half with a piece of a small
screw driver - and with the. aid of
a few matches which she found
in the vault. Miss Weatherson lib
erated herself and spread the
alarm. By this time the robber
could hare been many miles away
if he had an automobile.
No one In Florence had noticed
a man of the description given by
Miss Weatherson, and a posse of
citizens organized : soon after the
cashier had told of the robbery
were, unable to get a trace of him.
However, a farmer coming into
town from the North Fork an
hour after the robbery occurred,
met two men between Florence
and Cushman, one ot them tally
ing with the description given by
Miss Weatherson of the bandit.
Miss Weatherson ovey ihe long
distance telephone tonight "said
that she was alone when the .man ;
entered at 3:15 o'clock; She said
he asked if she were alone, and
when she- gave him an ' affirm-:
ative reply, he covered her with
a revolver, locked the front door,
and walking behind the counter,
ordered her to put all the cash in
a sack which he carried. .
.She said she was told to leave
the silver out, as he said it was
too heavy to carry. About 1 200
in silver was- left, but all the gold
and currency was taken. Sheriff
Taylor and a posse of deputies left
Eugene at 6 o'clock this after
noon for Florence. . v :
This -is the second, .time the
Florence bank has been robbed In
recent years. On Dec 1 1, 1 9 2 3 ,
three men held up Carl Bergman,
""'" ((jMtiMed on, pat 2.)"
Attorney Says Channel :
Came Under Six Months
LOS ANGELES. Jan. 27. (AP)
A man who- represented himself
to . be an attorney for George
Young, winner of the Santa Cata-
Una channel swim, appeared at
the. immigration office here today
after reports were published that
the Toronto, Ont., swimmer's en
try into this country was under in
vestigation, and told federal offi
cers he understood Young entered
the country under a six months'
visitor's permit.
Immigration inspectors, in the
absence of W. E.. Carr,- chief ot"
the Immigration service here, said
so : far as they knew no investi
gation -concerning Young's entry
was -underway.
Joseph Conatr. assistant. direct
or of immigration, with whom' the
attorney talked said the lawyer
was under I the impression .that
Young had not paid the head tax
at Detroit, where entry was made.
If this proved to be true, Conaty
said Young was. In the country
Illegally. .. V-
Way of Getting Convictions With-
; oat Difficulty Developed
PORTLAND Jan. 27. (AP.)
Difficulty in obtaining conviction
under the commercial fishermen's
code will be obviated if technical
changes worked out at a fish com
mission meeting today are made
a part of the law, Master Fish
Warden Franklin explained.' Other
legislative recommendations to
be .made by the commission con
cern routine orders opening ana
closing various streams,' Franklin
Commenting on the game com
mission's bill,' which" would close
the Willamette and Nestucca rivers
to ; commercial fishing, slated for
lhtroduceitn,in the: legislature to
morrow. Franklin - said the fish
commission, regards these streams
as - definitely, - commercial fishing
streams and that the commission
w 111 oppose the meaiu re. -
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" Charles R. Forbes was denied a
parole. ' i : .
- Senate democrats failed to force
a vote on their tax-credit proposal..
; ; . j . . i ' . . . - .
. Muncle Shoals leae proposals
were discussed before the 'house
military committee.
Secretary i Hoover urged enact
ment of legislation for develop
ment of the Colorado: river. 1 -
. A senate elections sub-comittee
heard testimonv in defense of Sen
ator Gould of Maine.- -
- Senator Borah advocated a free
China; 'Socretary.KeTIoKsi' announ
ced readiness' to 'negotiate' treaty
revisions-'with CtV: c ? fact lozl J
Senator Asked to Draft Sub
stitute Measures Leaving
Out Some Items :
Howard Objected. To BUI On
Grounds. Of Board Absorbing
Dulles Of Two Exist
ing Commissions
The senate committee on educa
tion met informally-In the offices
of. the state superintendent .of
schools' yesterday and came to an
agreement concerning ; the . new
state board of education as pro
posed In a bill Introduced by Sena
tor Eddy. It was decided that it
would be better for . this new
board not to absorb, the; duties of
the state textbook commission, or
the state board of higher curicula,
and also that the board should be
composed of seven laymen Instead
of four laymen and three educa
tors as previously, planned. ;
Another change, which . was
agreed upon, would allow ' the
school districts with more than
100,000 population to outline the
courses for the elementary and
high schools as under the existing
law. - -
At the request of , ; Senator
Joseph, which had the unanimous
approval of the committee, Sena
tor Eddy, was authorized to draft
a substitute biU eliminating 3 the
objectionable features, lit was
said that the substitute bill would
be completed sometime today and
(Oqotlnnad a pc
Searchers Find Dismembered Body
. Of Coffeya Slain, Wife
DUBUQUE. Ia Jrfn. 27.(AP)
A woman's torso, was unearthed
In Bitter's woods 1 near s Platte
ville. Wis., tonight, where WUllam
N. Coffey, bigamist-slayer of - his
wife, Mrs. Hattie Hales-Coffey,
said he buried eleven parts of her
body after killing- her with a base
bait bat.
Upon the discovery by Frank
Olson, a farmer, the county coro
ner immediately ordered an in
quest, -c. . ; h
Farmers residing in the Ritter's
Woods area, started a search when
they learned that Coffee named
the woods as the place where he
dismembered and buried .the
woman.; : ; 1 '----'i ."'-
Meanwhile, Coffee and ; author
ities of Mauston are en route here,
it having been : planned ; to have
Coffee aid in a search for the
opdy. :,:'-K 1 ..
WhitehaU KUHiig Suspect. Claims
He Knew all Along. Woman:
Was Spy
SEATTLE,! Jan. 27. (AP.)
At least a month before Dr. C. C.
Dobbs was, arrested on a charge
of murdering :Letitia Whitehall,
his 1 4-year-old patient. . a comely
girl detective was assigned to gath
er evidence against him,, officials
in charge of the case revealed to
The girl, Dorothy -Carter, posed
as a patient and frequently visited
Dobbs' office, while a deputy sher
iff posted himself the of
fice. ;
County officers who , questioned
the dentist . for nine hours before
his, arrest Saturday -night, said
that when he was taken, into cus
tody he told them he was aware
the 19-year-old girl was a detec
tive. :
Miss Carter's spying activities
were, begun a month after Letitia's
body was found in a slough near
Seattle on November 14, .The
state charges that the girl was
drugged and beaten to death on
October 30. .
William Girard, one of the two
brothers, who identified Dobbs Jas
the man they saw near the death
scene the night the girl was killed,
again viewed the dentist at the
county jail today. Prosecutor E.
D. Colvin, who said that Girard's
visit was for, the purpose of fur
ther identification, would not com
ment on what took place at Ihe
Jail. . 1
Abolishment Of Capital Punish
ment Sought: In Resolution
Adoption of a resolution, abol
ishing capital punishment and en
actment of legislation authorizing
an appropriation of $ 3 50,0 0 0 f Or
the erection of a model prisoa.
will be sought at this session ef
the . legislature by a member it
persons interested m criminal
.ot m. . 4. . - :.-. - "i
The so-called Oregon -penal eO
would provide? for the creation ot
a state ward board and employ
ment of a criminologist. , No par
don would be granted without the
vote of al members of the board
of pardons Repeaters could not
be pardoned until a farm home
for the unemployed Is standard
ized. 1
Prun-Port Equipment On. Way;
Success In Store As Stock Goes
R. L. vHolsclaw, president of the
Prunport manufacturing company,
was in this city yesterday and will
remain the rest of the week. He
reports that machinery, to equip a
complete modern factory has been
ordered and is now on the way.
He says he is finding better suc
cess than before in selling stock
n the cdncern.
Mr. Holsclaw spoke : at the
weekly luncheon of the -i Marion
Polk county realty board yester
day in the interests of Prunport. -
Mmmv . : r-:
w y'i i W'''s 1
Measure Would Provide Substitute
for. Thee-Fourths Mill
.House bill 123, prepared by the
uregon Automobile conference
calling for the Issuance of a cer
tificate of public convenience and
necessity to the stage and freight
companies plus the substitution
of a 2 ' per.- cent tax on gross re
ceipts which .-would replace the
present.- tax. of three-fourths- mill
per. passenger mile, was received
unfavorably by the house commit
tee on roads and automobiles and
will be, returned to the house this
morning with . pecommendations
that it be defeated.
The clause .giving the stage
companies a certificate of public
necessity, and "convenience, ant un
usually "Valuable consideration
was the stumbling block; for the
bill. Members of the committee
felt that it ; was 'giving too -much
of the neonle a rierhts awav tn
private corporation, and their ac
tion in frowning on this clause was
practically unanimous.
Representatives of the various
transit companies, headed by John
F. Logan, attorney for Oregon
Stages, Inc., and Attorneys Day
and Spencer, . representing the
Southern Pacific and Union Pa
cific railrpads, furnished the ar
gumentative fireworks oX the eve
Following a short declaration
on the bill by its f ramer, Mr. Cas-
sel, president of the automotive
conference, Mr. Logan took the
floor and for 40 minutes recited
the benefits of the proposed bill.
stating that in his belief we need
ed constructive regulation and not
destructive competition. One of
his, principal arguments was- that
28 states had already put such
a bill into effect,' and that 18 of
them .had replied, - affirming the
benefits of their, legislation. He
compared the simplicity of the pro
posed bfll to that of. the present
, : .yCoattaand. en mk -
Continued Icy Weather .Expected
in New, England, Region
NEW YORK,: Jan. 27. (AP)
Gripped in the frigid fingers of the
winter's most bitter., cold wave
eastern seaboard states today read
with apprehension . forecasts of
continued cold. Generally rising
temperatures ameliorated condi
tions during' the day, lifting sub
tero temperatures 10 to 20 de
grees. In parts, strong winds that
caused damage during the, night
abated somewhat. Little more
snow was reported..
Northfield, Vermont, was the
coldest spot-- during ' the , night
with an official temperature of 22
degrees . below zero. Unofficial
readings from New England states
-Pennsylvania and. New York
states gave temperatures as low
as 36 below.- Slight- transporta
tion and communication delays
were reported.
1 s SsV
Borah Only Man in Senate to
v Question Secretary's Lib
eral Policy
Administration Preparing 1 to Be
gin Diplomacy for Abandon
ment of AllExtra Tier
ritoriaL Privileges
The wldeldoor, opened by Secre
tary Kellogg, for orderly steps, for
giving China her place in i the sun
of diplomatic equality among vtne
nations .brought a chorus. 01 ap
proval today, at borne and abroad
Jl, The, single yo Ice raised in con
gress in direct 1. criticism ques
tioned merelv whether Mr. Kel
logg had gone far enough. Sen
ator Borah, foreign' relations com
mittee chairman; breaking his
silence on China, declared for an
American policy in the Far East
looking to a "free and disen
thralled China."
At the state department peace-
ful'overtures to meet the swelling
demand in China for equal foot
Ing with her world neighbors ad
vanced a step. Secretary Kellogg
is prepared to open negotiations
for immediate Chinese, customs
autonomy and ultimate abandon
ment of all American extra' terri
torial rights with delegates named
by leaders of the two great war
ring groups in Chfcna, the Can?
tones of the south 'and the forces
of Chang Tso-Lin, northern war
lord, dominating the Peking gov
ernment. He ' Is ; waiting on pro
posal : for- such f conference
LWhether be. wiU;:suppiement:tha
open invitation-, witn .airect aipio-
matio efforts to bring, about such
a' meeting, if the Chinese factions.
themselves tail to avan inemseives
of his offer has not been disclosed.
Pending the outcome of the
American gesture of friendship
and sympathy with, China, Amer
ican naval forces still -stand ready
to protect - American , lives and
property at Shanghai. Mr. Kel
logg refused again' to disclose
what I cooperation ' with British,
French and. other foreign forces
might i be expected I f landing op
erations ; became necessary. He
is leaving Admiral Wllliaims to
meet emergencies. .that may con
front him unembarrassed by .any,
premature disclosure of the orders
he has received. .
LONDON, Jan. 27. (APJ
Great Brliain is about to offer to
(C tinned a. parti. .).
Neither Mexican Nor American
Government Originates Movp
1':;"- - i'Vi'.'.
Discussion ot possible arbttra
tlondf - the differences! between
Mexico and the United States .ever
the new oil and land law is dving
down. bendinC'some, definite move
by- one or the other of the govern
mentsjj The attitude of the Mexi
can, authorities - continues? to be
that of waiting developments.
Thes oil situation seems to be
resolving Itself ' Into -a waiting
game lso. Until the supreme court
rullnarils made. Attorney Gener
al Ortega yesterday requested the
district courts to speed, up action
on thej amparios filed, with them
by the oil companies, eo that, the
case may reach the supreme court.
at the earliest possible date. .
Capitalist And Medicine Manufac-
. torer Dies Of Pneumonia '
ASHEYEILLE. N.'C, Jan. 27.
Arj-4-isawm w, uroye, capital
ist -and medicine manufacturer.
died here tonight of pneumonia.
Mr. Grove. 76 yeara i,old, has
been ia bad health for sometime.
He maintained homes in St. .Louis,
St. Petersburg, 'Fla. and here.
Bofn on. a Tennessee darm, he
workeel as a boy in a drug etore.
and later as a pharmacist, evolved
ine lorrauia ior a coin ionic ana
a cold -tablet which brought 'him
great wealth. ? .
SILVERTbN. Jan. 27: (Spe
cial) -A rumor is current at Sil-
vertoato the effect that a new
Dodge garage will be built at Sil-
verton ;north of the Southern Pa
cific tracks and. accross from the
Eastman Brothers plants Whether
or not the rumor is founded has
not been definitely given out.
f .;.; -
NEW YORK, Jan. 27. (AP)
fix firemen - were missing and :a
number of others trapped when
the foarth'and fifth floors of a
b'lrn'-r f'f-n ..try. buildlns- col-
Proposed Measure Gives Superln-
'tendent 'of Banks Right to
Two Officea
. The Eastern i Oregon normal
school came to the front yesterday
when 1 a bill was Introduced which
wouldi provide .funds for this in
stitution. ; The school .was created
according to a measure approved
by the) people, at the last general
eivcuon. , ; -
The'i bill, -which was,. introduced
by the. senate committee on edu
cation.: authorizes ; an approprla
tion of 1175,000 tor buildings and
$40,000 for maintenance. The
board . ot regents would have con-,
trol .of , the expenditure of this
money. ;
C The new Institution will be lo
cated at " La Grande, which was
considered as the logical place for
the school by the committee mak
ine tne selection some ume b.ko.v
A bid introduced . by Senator
Norblad authorizes Ju8ticea-fof the
peace tot parole, persons convicted
of a misdemeanor,', provided" that
the accused persons were not pre
viously, convicted of a similar of
fense. In cases where, paroles are
granted the persons paroled would
be under the jurisdiction of the
court in which the convictions re
sulted.! ' -,.. --
Councils, commissions or other
legislative hodiea of the various
cities of . the state would be auth
brized to appropriate not to ex
ceed S2500 for ; the - purpose of
printing and distributing pamph
lets, clivulars and other publicity,
under a bill introduced bv Senator
Norblad. . - r ;
Before any such annronriation
11 made the question of authoriz
ing, sucn. action must receive the
approval, of the voters at a specia,
or; general election. . The money
raised lor " publicity purposes
would- be in! the form of a special
tax.- It was said that this bill was
(Oonttnuad n Nil S.)
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Faith In -National , Prohibition
Reiterated . At Conference
. WASHINGTON, Jan. 27-(AP)
Reiterating its faith in national
proniDition as tne - most efficient
method "of ; dealing with liquor
traffic and demanding that pub
lic-officials who have sworn loyal
ty. to . the' constitution a
strict personal observance of ,,the
18th amendment, the .National
Women's Christian Temperance
Union today) closed Its mid-winter
conference. i ,
Mrs.. Ella A. Bople, president of
the organization, pronounced the
conference a notable step forward
in the work of rousing the. nation-.
ai. conscience; to a greater sense
of public responsibility to be gov
erned In Its effort to promote ob
servance and enforcement of pro
hibition, v
a - - .- ! T
Candajarlai . HeighU Title; of 60
Acr!Cv Tract;, In Clarlc. Jrlace-r
Under. the name of Candalaria
Heights,- the old S A- Clark orch
ard, comprising 60 acres lying
back of- the city i. cemetery. , has
been ,platted; . Into town, lots and
the plat' filed, with. the ; county
court by Mr.and-Mra; George A
GrabenhorSt. Clark was a prom
inent pioneer "of the Willamette
valley and an authoriative writer
on Oregon history. Candalaria
was ' the name given to the orch
ard by its former owner. . , '
New streets shown, on this plat
Include Candalaria boulevard. Car.
oline stceet, . - Coburn . t boulevard.
Van ' Vista drive,' Boise street and
tTJ.t.1 A
3Iat . Believed One Of Brothers
Chased In Louisville Ky.
.LOUlSVlLtE, Ky.. Jan. 27.-i
( AP)-A' man believed to - have
been . Ray' D'Atttremont, 28, on
whose -". head. t rewards totalling
15,900 have been placed, eluded
capture here tonight after a chase
in ,the heart of the business dis
trict. - -vft
His companion, C- D. Lovell. 18.
of jLawrenceburg, Kyi. who was
captured told police that the man
who escaped- them was Ray Lovell
was wanted for- jumping ball on
an auto theft, charge. ?
'Ray: with hia brothers Hugh and
Rpy are. wanted for train robbery"
and a triple murder' in Oregon in
1923. ..
SUveHon High School Graduating
' Honors ; All. Go to Ono
SILVERTON. Ore.. Jan.- 2 7.
(SoecIaL)Max Scriber is . not
only valedictorian, but, class, offic
ers, and everything of .the mid-
semester.- class to be 4 graduated
from the Silverton high Bchool. In
fact Mr. Scriber Iff the whole clafes
as he la the only student to re
ceive his diploma at tht3 time.
xne ciass to oe grsouaiea in
Jane 'promises: to bo the .largest
rer-Tut out by the'Silverton high 1
aumlmrin?? c!o to 60 st.u-
Dawes; Gums Efforts of
Democrats to Force Repub
licans Into. Record :
G. O.., P. Leaders Say , Coolidge
Made Mistake in Proposing IO
.Per Cent Tax Credit 'Measure
This Year '
The charge of the democratic co
horts in the senate designed to
force their republican cc-lleagues
no record again the tax reduction
at this session collapsed suddenly
today under the fire of ad verso
rulings by Vice President Dawes
The majority .withdrew from tl;o
fiery political skirmishing j-jiUi
the parlimentary advantage', but
the majority laid claim to a moral
victory by building, up. what it
claimed was a record that would
make it clear to the country that
the republicans were responsiblft
for the fallura to ease .the tax
-Confronted with President Cool
idge's own proposal for a 10 per
cent tax credit this year offered
by Senator Reed of Missouri, a a
an amendment to the pending de
ficiency bill, republican spokes
men conceded the titular leader of
their party had made a "mistake?
In advancing it.
: With few exceptions the,. doze a
senators who participated in throe
hours of debate declared in f aver
of lax reduction now instead of in
the presidential political year of
1928, but pointed, out that under
the constitution ; revenue legisla
tlon.. must-originate-In-the house.
Before.Vlce President Dawes ex
ercised . his seldom used right to
shut off the debate, there had been
sharp and even personal exchanges
across, the political dividing . aisle1
of; the chamber with Sraoot. of
Utah, and Glass of Virginia on the
one hand; and Reed of Missouri,
and Lenroot of Wisconsin on the
other, contradicting each ether in
abrupt. fashion.. -''-
. The,.vice president, whqf so fre
quently has inveighed against un
limited, debate in the senate, let
the , discussion run freely until
mid-afternoon r when be broke . in
on senator-George of Georgia, to
announce his readiness to rule that
the, Reed amendment .was ia con-
, " : (Continned on pgei5.) V
Voters Pamphjct.; Hit In. House;
Senate, May' Kill Pro- ,
posexl Measure
"'.The voters of,Oregon may havo
an', opportunity to , vote on the
question of the repeal of the six
per cent r limitation tax levy now
in effect. The first step .toward!
this was madei yesterday in the
house, when aprovai was given to
house joint resolution number 10,
which provides for the question of
repeal, being .submltted to the
people.: ' -
1 The law as In onaration today
has loopholes which are taken ad
vantage of often times. The emer
gency board Is allowed to levy ad
ditional taxes: special elections
are held for the purpose of rain
ing money to meet the neccssfUeK
of local government, and all of ,
these things are in reality con
trary to the 6 limitation.
There is at the present-time a .
bonded 'indebtedness of about
165,000,000 against the state of
Oregon, part of which Is claimed
to be due to the fact that thi3
limitation -prevented the state
from levying 'enough more maney
at times, to take care ot part o
this. -, i - . , , .
i It Is the belief ot those a.skl.1.
that the people be -permitted to
vote. on this that if the 6 per cent
imitation w-ere lifted - the gtatn
can not ony more quickly pay off
the debts which are drawing such
largt - sum of interest, each year,
but that the Increased taxes
can. be more eveniy aisiriDtue .
throughout the 1 state than -whu
rhised by Bpecial levies.
) Twenty-four members 01 t -
bouse voted against this res! i-
tion. They wero: Clark. (,or-
Hendersony Howard. II::
'Nr. !.
Allister, Mt-Gowan. :.
N'orvell. Paulsen, Rii"f .
SctJ,lemier, Schmulmfirit :
ers SneU, Tom and Wit'.
A warm .-derate was s:
the house yes! crd -y. v.l .
bill number r,I. Avhi '-
f or the aboiishn;':nt c.f 1
namohlet-. wa urf!r
Proponents of the till '
J waf f" wir:
s'"to rd tt