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Kl STILL HOLD
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Bennett J. Doty,of ThisCoun-
; try Kept Under Mill-
L,.: tary Control;-' .
)?-Ihe French foreign legion to-
ilouay. MUi., under Ita control
sad he was still -Gilbert Clare"
the name nnder whlth h enllrwt
respite notification or his release.
' TAHH.aL. -
him at Sidi-Belh-Babas, yesterday,
he was tonight aboard the tramp
freighter Tafna, somewhere couth
hi the Balearic islands, reduced to
Ihe regular ration of thin soup.
Y. V. till .
. ue r i cucu aiiuiArr aumoriues
are going to take him at his word
fcn li want. V .
place him aboard a New. York
bound liner at Cherbourg, or Le
Havre. Ills coloael told him ' he
was free yesterday at Sldl-Belh-
Abbas, bat his sergeant told him
otherwise, here and he is being
chaperoned M far as Marseilles on
the way home.
Doty had expected to sail In a
nice sunny eabin aboard the crack
passenger steamer Gonverneur
General La Ferriere, which his
friends had reserved for him. Late
last night, there came an anony
mous order from some one higher
up that he be- returned to France
by the slow freighter Tafna.1 The
regimental offices here, caring no
leeway, obey the orders and sent
Doty with the rest virtually a pri
soner, disregarding the fact that
Doty passage would be paid by
friends If he went on the liner.
Washington, D. C, he claims that
hlj expenses amounted to f 10.000.
county Jodge W. J. Hartsell
said today that Jackeoa county
would request that other western
Oregon counties, beneficiaries of
the Oregon-California refund, pay
tnexr proportionate share ot the
expenses. , : - .
County officials characterize.
ine imvv as a girt, it was
awarded at the- request of a. num
ber of taxpayers. - r
William R. Villiams Dies
In Washington, Aged 75
ASTORIA. ' Dec. 3 (AP)
William R. Williams, 7 5 l . from
1 9 0 0 to 1904 representative of
Pacific . county, Waehlngton, In
the state legislature, a member of
GOTernor Meade's staff for many
years and i co-author of . present
fishing laws, 'died at hie home In
Chinook. Wash., early today. He
was born in Cardiganshire, Wales,
coming to the United - States ' In
1872. During his early residence
tn the states. Mr. Williams was a
bookkeeper in Ohio and Portland,
Ore. He la survived by his widow.
DRY CAMPAIGN STARTED
Fruit Growers League
Jaxes Self For Fight
MEDFORD. Dec. 3 (AP)
At a meeting of the Fruit Grow
ers League of southern Oregon a
two mill tax upon every box of
. fruit sold from this section was
mtnA am mMihrit ta flnanrn th
, lemma In Ita efforts for lower
tions, and emergencies, . which will
be handled through a committee
composed of fruit men, Medford
business men and members of the
traffic association. H. Van Hoe-
- venberg was re-elected president
Recall Move Started In
Portland Against Diech
PORTLAND. Dee. 3 CAP) -
Intention to pursue a recall of
Richard Deich, judge ot the court
of domestic relations, on grounds
pf temperamental unfitness '. was
ann ounced today by Chester A.
xyon. .. -
Lyon founded and Is superin
tendent of the Portland school for
parents, and he founded and Is
owner of the big Brother Farm
for boys at Lebanon. Ore. He was
- sln n me court oi domestic
relations nnder Judge Jacob An-
(lar.fram in 101
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85 Year Old Pioneer Dies
At Horns Near Oregon City
OREGON CITY, Dec, 8.(AP)
William Beers, for 85 years a
resident of Oregon, died here to
day following an Illness of several
His parents came as reinforce
ment for the Methodist mission of
which Rev. Jason Lee was the su
perintendent, which was situated
ten miles north 'of Salem. The
family settled at what was known
as Mission Prairie, Marion county,
where William was born March S,
Tad Jones' Resignation v
- Still Stands, He Avers
Mont Claire, N. J. Dec 3
(AP) Tad Jones would be glad
to coach the Yale football team
with or without pay. but as far
as his resignation Is concerned. It
still stands, tor the present at
least. - . '.
He so declared here tonight at
the annual "win or lose or draw
rally for the Tale football In Nick
Robert's old barn given by the
Montclaire alumni. -
Bedford Banker Given
r. $5000 For Tax Efforts
MBDFORD. Deo. 3. (AP)1 -The
Jackson -county court today Is
sued a county warrant to W. H.
Go rK Medford banker, for $5,000
for .services rendered In securing
the passage of the Oregon-California
tax refund bill. Gore worked
In the Interests of the bill at
Organization . Would Make it
ony to Huy .L40.vor
PORTLAND, Dec 3. (AP)
The National -Law Enforcement
learue. with headquarters in Port
land, will accept the challenge of j
the "wet referendum" promoters
by circulating an Initiative peti
tion throughout the state to make
the buyers of ; contraband liquor
equally guilty with the seller and
to make the Illicit sale of liquor a
felony. It was announced by of
ficials of- the league today.
To perfect plans for the cam
paign. It was said, delegates lf
the league will meet in Eugene
on Monday and Tuesday. v '.
Organzlatlon work Is now In
progress throughout the state the
membership director of the lea
gue announced, and It is planned
to have 10.000 members before
March,. 1928.j At present the of
ficial roster of the league carries
1600 names of members in 38
counties. The organization, ac
cording to Its backers, la three
years old in this state, and during
the period has been responsible
for 738 arrests for liquor violations.
DISCOVER MISSING MAN
CHICAGO.; Dec 3. (AP)
Missing since Thursday and re
ported to have been kidnapped tor
$75,000 ransom, Morris Rolsner of
St. Paul, was found by police, late
today In a loop hotel where he
said, he had been held by abduc
tors. ; -
2 The police took Rolsner . to
headquarters where he insisted he
had been kidnapped, declaring he
thought that the abductors seized
him after learning he had come to
Chicago to purchase $100,000
worth of diamonds for a Milwau
kee jeweler, j
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