Report of District Superintendent Leech Shows ; That Methodism in Western -Of eg'on Ts-M f)r. Tultu Thinks We Should Have Flour More Constitutional Amendments, One Prohibiting Double Standards . Weather forecast: Fair; -, temperature above and humidity below normal; increas ing fire hazard; moderate " nortb - to : east First Section Pages 1 to 8 Three SectiQns 24 Pages ! winds. Maximum temperature yesterday 86, minimum, ou, riyer. minus x.w, ram none, m mosphere clear, wind northwest. , ' ' : i iTi,, -:l t :f:- BSVENIY-SEVEOTH YEAR SALEM, OREGON, SUNDAY MORNING. SEPTEMBER 18," 192T f FV :? i : S PRIQE-JTVE CENTS r. SWILLS ET FOR BIG SHOW AT STATE FAIR Nearly Every Inch of Space Already Rented. For. Various Exhibits MUCH INTEREST .SHOWN livestock and AKrlcultttml Kntries l.V Attract; More Cattle to lie Shown Than Ever Bc for in History When the gates of the, Oregon state fair swing open to the public a week from Monday morning one of the largest and most interesting: agricultural and livestock shows In the history of the Northwest will go Into action. Virtually alt space has. been sold and, it probably will be neces sary to provide tents to care for the belated exhibits. Records fn the office of the secretary show that the cattle exhibits are more numerous than at "any fair ever held in Oregon. ; . . Included In the cattle exhibits will be animals, from as Tar east as Illinois- and from . a number of provinces in Western Canada. Dif- flsuUy also Is being experienced In providing space for sheep, swine, poultry and other exhibits from.. the. arLculturaL dUtricta. , Arrive Soon. Tbe., exhibitors will begin ar riving 'in. Salem by the middle of next'weekiand every effort will be made1 to have the pavilion in shape tQ :recelv-v visitors; early : VilQnday morning, the opening day of (ha fair. . j, , . Kff t'lttm reeelveby' Mrs. Ella ; Shaltx Wilson, secretary of the state fair board" board, indicated that approximately 28 of the 36 counties in Oregon, will, hate ex hibits at this year's fairj -t , , i These exhibits will include agri cultural and horticultural pro ducts,, and will be enhanced ma terially by the showing to be . made by the . various boys- - and 4 ' L. I - : (Continued on pfe,7) : f. , .., KICKOFF r DINNER -'TtlONDA .NIGHT DRIVE FOR SALTATION AJOI.Y GETS UNDER ; WAY Big Dliines Pluined a4 Sfarion Hotel Tomorrow. Night; Many , Salem's Salvation' Army "Bulld ing Fund, aimed ttf 'flll the- eoP i tors so that the ntr home may oe erected at once ta house mil of the Marlon, County welfare- work fb the. Salvation Army, opens Mon day evening with 250 'worBers engaged in iavcity-wide campaign. f This army of workers ' which i has been named the army- bf love, duty and- serilce" to 'Sal em and community5 will 'attend the T kick-off dinner, at the Mar t ion Hotel -oh M.onday erven ing and will officially usher in the drive. : Jfc-ls,'phmnd .by members of : the executive committee to. serve t . to a record group of enthusiastlei , campaigners. . Confidence Stirs All . .Enthusiasm and optimism characterized the reporting of teams from all of the city's civ ic organizations. Confidence in - the- success of the campaign was radiated on all sides. , , On Tuesday morning the great . army of campaigners will launch their drive to erect a permanent - - "memorial to banish misery, be sieging the heart of Salem until it capitulates to " the victorious - - Samaritans. ; , -J The goal has been set at $24,- Zl 9.91. Officials of the cam paign' expressed the utmost con- . --Jidence that Saleut would give i;,reeiy. .. .. , 1. Site Choeea s, ' ' Members pf the executive com- ' mltfee finalized-on Saturday nego- . tlations for the, site on which the new building is to be erected. Af ter consideration of a great many properties as to location and price. a site was chosen v on- Center l street ; between .Commercial und t f The jot is size 65 by 844 and j -will provide ample space for erec tion of the new home. A discount of 16 1-3 porcend NOTE WRITTEN BY BOYS FOUND XEW HOPE CREATED FOR IXJST THE DALJ.ES YOUTHS C'ontiuuuicHtion Deposited Septem ber 3 at Summit of Little Sister BEND, Ore., Sept. 17. (AP)t Either Henry Cramer or Guy Fer ry may be alive in the Cascade mountains, it was believed here tonight, and possibly both youths who have been missing since La bor day may be found. A note signed by the two The Dalles boys was found today in the registra tion box at the summit of Little Sister. It was dated Sept. 5 and; said the weather then was cold and stormy. The discovery caused new searching parties to be hastily formed and caused leaders of the search to redouble their efforts and call for more mountaineers to assist today. The boys have been searched for ten days. The note said: "Wef left Black Camp about 11 a. m. and reached the summit at 3:30 p. m. We were up here yesterday in such a blizzard that we couldn't find the registration box. Stormy and cold today. The note was discovered by C. A. Britton, Roseburg Boy Scout executive, accompanied by Stanley Kidder, N. J. Wulfsberg and Emd Nordeen. Kidder, Britton and Wulfsberg climbed from South Bend and Nordeen from the east. The four met at the summit. Britton is considered one of the best qualified mountaineers of the district. He voiced the opinion that the boys got back below, the skyline' trail In the vicinity of Ob sldien cliff the night of Sept. 5, basing this supppsiton on weather conditions known to have pre vailed at .the time the note was written. OLD INDIAN SCOUT, DIES Aged Veteran Was Botlk Captain am; ChJeftan: End Sadden PENDLETON, Sept. 17 (AP) Captain ' Sumkin, chief tan of the Caynse tribe on the Umatilla In dian, reservation, and former scout with federal troops during the troublesome days of the Indian wars, lies dead in his lodge in the foothills of the.-Blue, -.mountains. Death, in the form of rpnenmonia overtook hrn late yesterday For seventeen yeafs W Captain Sumkin has heeti etandad bearer in the Indian dally parades at the round-uj and always ted the large "Westward Ho" parade with the colors. . This year his lodge ment was erected as usual at the grounds but the campflre was . never Kindled. - Qtpjfln dumkfn-' was well over 80 years of age.. COOS SALMON RUN BIG ViPherMien Syy uali(y' f Cliinook Liit-i-eaaitig Steadily NORTH BEND, Ore.. Sept. 17 (AP The h Qf Qhihook sal mon f& Coos' rfver is Increasing ssteadily, -fishermen report. Many fish' arw being delivered to tfie EriipIVs Flsh and Cold Storage company bf i North Bend each day by the 12 or 15 men who ar fishings in Coos river. The season lasts, tin Ul- the middle of Decem ber . Seas still remain too heavy for trollers. to fish, off shore. Several boat tried 1 to Cfoaa. over yester- day. but failed.' MAN KILLED AT ALBANY Frtxl Oxley Walks in Front of - ' Train Suicide Hinted ALBANY, ORE., Sept 17. (AP). -Fred Oxley. 40, was kill ed today, when struck by a South ern ' Pacific; train at the station here.' Oxley was empolyed at the Oregon Electric station, f Oxley apparently deliberately walked in front of the northbound train, witnesses said.' Hls health had . been poor several .. months, friends said.-His widow and four children survive him. BIG JEWEL THEFT MADi 93,000 Worth ol Jewelry Stolen . Front Exclusive Club LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17. fAPl -Mrs. Clyde Hillard, New York society woman, reported to the sheriff's office late today that she had been, robbed of 135,000 worth of diamonds1 during her ab sence from an exclusive Pasadena golf- clubi where she occupied" a cottage. The jewels were stolen while she was on the links- Depu ties were assigned (o investigate. nraoo quits AS CANDIDA SITU STICKS Field To Be Left Clear "So Far As I Can Clear IE Is Statem ent N. Y. GQVERN OR WVTQJHED, Opinions JFrom. Many Democrats State Way Should be Left Open for Party to Har monize Differences WASHINGTON. Sept. 1.7.-r (AP) William Gibbs MacAdoo, whose presidential campaign was wrecked in the titanic, struggle with the torces or Governor Al fred E. Smith at Madison Square Garden three years ago, announced today that he would not enter- the race for the democratic nomina tion in 1?28. : There was immediate specula tion among party leaders as to the probable effect of his announce ment on- the fortunes of Governor Smith and others. Many of them read in the statement an invitation to the New sYork governor to with draw also but few of them thought he would do so. . Smith Keeps Silent Governor Smith himself de clined to make any comment as did his friends here. While most of the democratic leaders in Washington refused to talk for pubicatioBsoine of the senators (Continued n pas VERDICT STILL STANDS SXotio'lorewlirII sDenied"iB' Big Personal Damage. Bait . PORTLAND, i Sept. 17. (AP) -Circuit Judge? Rossman- today denied-a motion for -new trial in the damage, suit brought Trf Frank Martin, ' truck driver against - the Oregon Stages, Inc. During the July tewn of elren It court a Jury in ' Jtidge 1 Rossraan's department of thtf elrcnit court granted Mar tin' aamagevitotalllng ; f 77,202 against ths stage company. -Mar tin declared - that he was perman en tl y cMppted ? last i "November while, as he had Tiis truck parked on the 'Pacific highway . between Hubbart and Woodburn,' repair-lug- the- headlights, it was struck from the. rear by a stage, driving "the trucki-over his body and in juring his, back. This was the largest personal injury damage award in the an nals ot-JOregon -courts. - f TE, 1 - Jl I ' , 11 1' " I r- r-'-'- --m k A A A A A A .A. .A .A . A .O. -- 11 - I f - ' ' - . - ;- jy -,-, ...,., 1....T-,...,..... 1 STATESMAN PREPAREDl TO aiVR FULL SERVICE ON SPORT NEWS Autumn sports are commencing, and the sport news will be occupying an important place in the public attention from now;' on. The Oregon Statesman is especially well, prepared to! handle sport news this season. It is readily seen that, with all sport events scheduled for. the afternoon and evening, a morning newspaper is always first to. report, them, so tha persons who wish to follow sports closely, must read a mprning newspaper. ... , " ( The Statesman has been devoting'a larger share of its Jspacet-to sport news In recent months than ever before, and with football' resuming, this space will be' Increased. - . ! Victor D. Carlson, a writer well .versed' in collegiate sports and, closely in touch with events In the Northwest conference, is' nqw In full charge of the sports department, and fans here will be supplied ..with full details of the football season in this conference, jychotftecial interest' here because of the, participation ot Willamette university. Special reports on Coast conference teams and games will also be carried, as well as general sport news. -: ; rn : ; WANTS CHANCES INIIJirTi ABOLITION OF CHILD LABOR CRfJED. BY, SPEAKER Single Standard of Morality, Anti War Amendment Sug gested Here Absolute regulation of child labor. A single standard of morality for men and women. A national referendum on war for all purposes except defense in case of invasion. A single eight year term for president, with privilege, of: a re call in the middle of the term if desired. Rev. Norman K. Tully, in an" address on the Constitution last night before a large group of Sa lem citizens, declared these to be moral reforms . which should be written into the constitution In the form of amendments.- The constitution should be more easy of amendment, said Rev. Tully at the Constitution day exer cises under auspices of the Daugh ters of the American' Revolution. It is asking too much to muster the votes of three-fourths of the states- ta ratify proposed amend ment. The requirement should be reduced to two-thirds, he declared. "If the political character ot the nation falters, the Constitution Pntnuo en pmx S.) Index of Today's N6W3 - First Section Theaters . ; . . t .page 2 Editorial i . . page 4 Sports , . page 6 Second Section ' Feature News .page l Society ........ . . .pages 2, 3 Pictorial .....page 4 Classified pages 6, 7 Third Section Automotive .....pages 1-4, 8 Building News. . . . .pages 5, 6 Churches .page 5 ' THE GREAT ANNUAL ECLIPSE! iv METHODISM HERE SHOWS PROGRESS REPORT BY DISTRICT SUPER INTEXDENT OPTIMISTIC Attendance at Sunday School, Membership in Ep worth Leagues Grows Attendance at Sunday school has increased in the Salem district of the Methodist church, and va cation bible schools and week-day religious instruction conducted at many of the churches show highly satisfactory results, according to a report prepared by Superintendent D. H. Leech, and submitted to Bishop W. O. Shapard. A remarkable growth in interest in Epworth Leagues, as evidenced by attendance at summer; insti tutes, winter institutes, convention group meetings is also reported. . Credit for the growth is given to the League Conference presi dent and his cabinet, and the con ference director of religious edu cation, y The superintendent pays espe cial tribute to the Women's For eign and Home. .Missionary socie ties, and, the, Ladjes- Aid societies which hare, raised a considerable amount-of money' in the'interesf tOotiDfiftd on r GOVERfiOi TO AD PRESS Autoniobile Tax To 'Ba:Baliect 'At First Chambec.AIeet'U 'The proposition of making a flat rate-of S3 ' a . year auttf i cense tee Inatfeadof, the 'present fee. will,, be -discussed, by Govwnor t L. Patterson ht ithe firartegtt lar season luncheon of " the! Ch am "ber of Commerce tomorrow; noon. The Governor Hl : express his emphatic opinions oh this subject it is said, and wilt tell what he thinks would happen to the state highway system should the vot ers of- Oregon, sapport the mea sure. ' '"' "r The luncheon will be at 12 o' clock in the Hotel Marion dining Y '" " " ' " Mm DfliJEY LlAY rBt ENVOYS DF CONFERENCE Local Uen Believed To Have Inside Track Eor Elta-. r:riioa.As: Delegate .,, MEETING HERE TUESDAY Heading "of - Conference .Appoint xuenta Shares Attention ot Blcthodist Sllnisters Coining Here i Opinion among religious lead ers ih the Salem -district has it that Dr. . B. L. Steeves,. prominent First church' men, is certain of ' Clarence True Wilson H ; v.- ,- -- ' - ' . "' eTe'ctleu member of ;ttte lay-- man' delegation to. the Methodist church annual conference - which 'itn will be held next spring at-Kansas City. ' It is" also declared that Dr Carl Gregg-'Doney , has the inside track fort election - as ministerial delegate... . - t . " Election of four ministerial and four laymen delegates to the con ference is one. of the interesting high lights of the. Oregon 'annual conference , which opens in Salem; next Tuesday moTning.' Two1 hundred ministers, -many "of them with their; wives, will be' in at tendance. There will be eight of ficial guests, prominent religious leaders -from all parts of the country.- ..',. - ' j ' Appointments Watched ' Vieing for Interest- with the election of conference delegates (Cttntlnnetf 'on tire 5.) LOGGERS MAKE RETREAT Demand .National Guard Be Call ed Out for Protection 1 PORTLAND, Sept. 17.- (AP) i Deer - hunters . were. so. numar ous and bullets meant for; deer were rending the air so close to one another that' loggers tor, Jhe Clark and . Wilson company quit work and demanded protection, William Brown, deputy ' state game warden; has reported to his chief, Harold Clifford. Some of the loggers demanded that the state' national guard 'be called to defend .them from - deet hunters, it was related. Deputy Brown ' returned ' to Columbia county with some extra wardens who went' into ' the woods t and warned hunters to, exercise due care that they shoot-only at deer and that loggers intercept no bul lets. The loggers have returned to work. . . A S , ' ' . . HUNTER KILLS PET DOE Animal Cared For Six. Years By Nelson Creek Farmer, v " I EUGENE,-Sept. 17 (AP Somewhere In Lane county there is a deer banter whose conscience should trouble him. A pet doe which has been cared for by pan Cushman at his ranch in the Nel son creek district for: the past six years is dead as the resnlt of gun shot wounds. .r A report ot. the killing has been made to Rodney Roach, deputy state game warden, ) The doe was well 5 known in the vflfiinttv of tha Ctmhman home and I riTnftl1 r ih tmlrtiTinrini hilla '' I Vi,: 1 Members Coinrnm . Its ' home and -was quite a kt among residents of that area. he doe trotted after the Cushman togs and 'showed no fear. The animal, has mothered two Is of fawns and gave birth to jwins last j;?2, ; ' " ' - DRAINAGE PLANS TO BE ADYANCEP AUTHORITY TO BE ASKED TO PURCHASE MACHINERY . Hid on ,9 100,000 . Sewer and Bridge Bonds to be Opened at Meeting V Resolutions wiU be Jntroduced . . . .. - at the .taty councu meewu, morrow night asking authority fftc the city engineer to purchase a quantity of equipment to be used in cleaning out sewers and ditches in the city before the-fall rains bring streams to the high water mark. A rotary sewer cleaner and a sewer digging machine to supple ment the present machinery will be asked. . Expenditures ' for the new equipment will run In the neighborhood of 510,000. it is said. City Engineer Rogers during the past week has had a crew of 10 men in the southeast; Salem dis trict blasting obstructions in ditches and sewers. Before the work can. he carried to completion, however, the additional machin ery is necessary. Another important item of busi ness coming before councilmen to morrow night will be opening bids for the two S100.000 blocks of sewer and bridge bonds. The bonds are attracting considerable attention among buyers, and it is expected that the bidding will be warm. The recommendation of the Planning and Zoning commission for a considerable extension of the business district north of Court street will he up for consideration. : The point in the recommenda tion which is expected to arouse considerable controversy is wheth er property owned by R. P. -and Breyman Boise on the corner of Court and Church - should be in cluded in the business district ex tension!': The Sonera say ''No" and Alderman W, W Rosebraugh, rep resentative of . the coning commis sion on the council . will make a - rhhed TefroFt' 10 sustain " this opinion. Attorney Keyes forJthe Boise interests will appear against the exclusion proposaL ROUNDUP COMES TO END Bob Crosbj, New Mexico, Award ed Roosevelt Trophy ;! - PENDLETON, Sept. 17.-(AP) Bob Crosby of Kenna, New Mexico, won the world's championship as an all-around cowboy and received .the Roosevelt trophy here today at the close of the annual Pendleton roundup, repeating his perform ance of 1925. ' Ed. Bowman, Saf ford, -Texas, was announced world champion calf roper; Dick Shelton of Fort Worth, Texas, won the steer bull dogging ; championship and Bob Crosby took honors in the steer roping division. ' . Josephine Wick bf ; Colorado Springs won the crown of world champion cow girl and Jesse Lawrence -was announced, cowboy bucking champion., x ; . , The roundup -closed- today In a blase of 'thrills tand dust. , . Mabel . Strickland, ; roundup queen, had the fingers of one hand badly injured In the steer roping ? contest'., whet thn . rope caught- J- EIGHTEEN PLANES READY Sixteen of Entries Are Army M . ,-; , chines. Two Civilian. SPOKANE. Sept. 17 (AP) -- Eighteen airplanes, entries in the national air races here next week, were at Felts field,- at the Spo kane airport, tonight, while pilots and mechanicians ; swapped exper iences or planned their campaigns to capture this share' of the $15, 000 In money prizes and trophies offered for the4' winners In the air contests. Sixteen of the visiting ships are army planes, and two of them are civilian machines. The army planes '.include -two passenger ships., one each from Selfrldge and Crlssy fields, which carried a crew of mechanics to care for the fight ing machines. i NEW PARTY STARTS OUT Searchers from The Dalles To Join "Others fm Moan tains THE DALLES. Ore., Sept. 17. AP) This ctty will tomorrow send a contingent of searchers In cluding local volunteer fire de partment members, in a'f resh ef fort to find, some trace of Henry Cramer and Guy-Ferry; lost in the Threa Sisters mountains district in central Oregon for nearly two weeks.;' They will join searchers from Bend, Eugene. , Portland. Hood liver, end eUtrju" ; PUBLIC SCHOOL: VAC ATI H El CLASSES BEGID Gongs In Dozen Local Insti tutions of Instruction Sound Tomorrow BUILDINGS IN READINESS Waslilngton Opens After Years Standing Unused; Miss Mlnuie Duncan Made Principal; 7 " ' Rooms In Vse Gongs n 12 Salem public schools will call nearly 4600 boys and girls to class rooms at nine o'clock tomorrow morning. . , Carefree vacation days, during which books have been forgotten, will be officially over, and duties of the class room again will beck on for attention. . ii Bookstrapa and bicycles oncei more will be the familiar sight. Galoshes and gaily colored slick crs will be taken out and inspect ed, - preparatory for use on the first rainy day. School grounds everywhere will resound-With the thump of the f.otball and the lusty calls of I youth as hoys .start practicing for the fall competition. Everything Ready During the summer": months,' desks have been polished, build ings have' been renovated, teach ers have been assigned, and at tendance" districts: re-drawn. AH is in readiness for the invasion of j knowledge-seeking youth. The great Jncrease ' in enroll ment over last year has, necessi- ri,ore buildings "will be used fi elementary grde instruction II .....fl.U - - - ' th1a. V. t V. .hnnl -nat i Tl J88.000, has been provided. In nn nrorlntia vpnr. hflVS facilities laciiuic: riE;ipa "vr w w - been so weir prepared. Washington Opens U Minnie Duncan will be prl of- the Washington school which was opened this summer at thu re (Continued oa par 8.) LEVINE, PILOT IN ALTERCATION 2 FLYERS UNABLE TO AGREI2 ON WHEN TO TAKE OFF . . i Uinchcllffe Wants to Start Coluuif bia ou Flight; Owner , j . i Doesn't 1 CRANWELL, England, Sept. 17., (AP) Charles A. Levlne, who has quarreled already with three pilots, Lloyd A. Bertaud; Clarence Cbamberlin and Maurice Drouhln,. was at loggerheads with a fourtu today. Captain Walter Hinchclirf'., both, before and after thefr twt unsuccessful attempts to take off for India In Levlne's t ran 3-Atlantic plane Columbia. H Their difficulties develops lr early this morning when Levins said that he. wouldn't fly because the ground was too wet for a take off. Hlnchcliffe reported that hj was tired ot these delays and if he didn't fly today he would not fly a; all. . -I have reached the end c my patience," he said. ""John, Cairsi, superintendent cf the Columbia .Aircraft corporation, builders, of ,tha plane,- sapportod Levin e in his argument and Hineh cllffe told him to "shut up." f Then after two unsuccessful at tempts in which the plane coni.': ered overloaded failed to ri.e f ros the ground. Levin e left for Lon don. -Uinchcllffe followed him t the Grantham railway station and tried to, prevail on him to stay here overnight and. make the flight, (Continued- en psg S) Dempsey-Tunney Extra Thursday j The big ring battle, toward j which all other major heavy- j weight contests for the pas't i year have been leading, will "" ' staged at Soldiers' Field. Chi cago, Thursday night. Retur;. will he received here l-innlr. About --6: 15 p." m. and t' 3 ; ... -fight will be over let-: 1 tad; i) p. m. ' The Ftatc?.. n will broadcast full returns p- 1 will . puMi?h an oxfia' v.VA. , carryiag u comph-le ttoiy.