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j The zMc Plan Are the Same Thing Under Different Names and Aus
i i' i ou nave Any uouot About daiem mercnams ujjenng neat. Bargains tnaay, Bargain uay, neaa ine as oaay ana
Crtber forecast: Cloudy with moderate
temperature; ; moderate west becoming
"north winds on the coast. Maximum tem
perature yesterday CO, minimum 61, river
l.z, rainfall traces, atmosphere cloudy,
'wind, northwest. ;
. .There is enough gang warfare In China
Just now to make even the boys in Chicago
a little Jealous.
The fact that a delegate to the conven
tion is unlnstructed doesn't mean that no
body can tell him anything.
SEV ENTY-EIGHTH YEAR
SALEM, OREGON, THURSDAY MORNING, JUNE 28, 1928
PRICE FIVE CENTS
i BOURBON CONCLAVE
ON EVE OF C
TammanHflan and George
of Georgia Put Up at Last
F1STFIGHTS TAKE PLACE
Exultant Forces Backing New
Yorker Rush Opposing Stan
dard Reeultlag In Hand to
"' Hand Encounters 1
PUT UP LAST NIGHT
Senator Walter P. George of
Governor Alfred Smith of
fcew" York. -
Evans Woollen of Indiana.
Representatire W. A. Ay res
TO BE PUT UP TODAY
Senator James Reed of Mis
souri, Gilbert M. Hitchcock of Ne
braska. Cordell Hall of Tennessee.
Atlee Pomerene of Onto.
By JAMES L. WILLIAMS
Associated Press Staff Writer
HOUSTON, Texas. June 27.
gsjJLPY On edge from a session
Vhtch saw a riotous quarter of an
"hour over the question of reli
gious equality, the democratic na
tional convention tonight ' . ap
proached its, final decisions in an
atmosphere of dlf tinct tension.
: During the day it had seen al
most half a dozen fist fights on
. the floor, daring which police
men ' ueed their night sticks to
-quell battles over state standards.
l-3ftttrned to Sam' Houston, hall
ftlm to listen to the fiery nom-
si.tlng speeches, always Inflam
mable among high strung men.
A brief reference to the posi
tion of Thomas Jefferson on the
religious question, and a quota
tion of the religious liberty clause
of the constitution interpolated
into the prepared address of Sen
ator Joseph T. Robinson of Ar
kansas, the permanent chairman.
sent the Smith forces into a wild
burst of enthusiasm at today's ses-
sicflkVhlch started as a parade
and which ended with furious
fighjing among groups within 10
feet oftthe speakers' stand, and
.with combats of a less spirited
nature elsewhere in the hall.
"Jefferson glorified In the Vir
ginia statute of religious liberty.
He rejoiced in the provision of
the constitution that declares that
no religious test shall ever be re
quired as a qualification for any
o'fice Of truet in the United
This was enough for the sup
porters of Governor Smith who is
a Catholic. A shrill cry went up;
then a roar from all sections of
the great wooden building. Rob
inson stopped for a moment, but
did not rap for order.
Some one raised a state stan
dard in the far southern end of
the hall, and came dancing down
(Contlnacdoa paf )
REED FIGHTS ON
AS CHANCES SLIP
PLEA TO BE MADE FOR HAR
Defeated Candidate Will Make
Speech After Nomination of
Smith Takes Place
By F. M, STEPHENSON
r m Pmh flt&ff Writer
HOUSTON, Tens. June 17.-
'.TSfcr tip) Farina: almost certain de
feat. Senator Reed of Missouri
was prepared tonight to lend the
power otg his celebrated oratory to
the democratic national conven
tion In a plea for harmony after
Governor Alfred, E. Smith's nom
ination is" recorded.
sc-S? Anfirmsd irwnora swept the
e-Uon hall thai the Mlssouri
nTwould be invited to address the
convention, probably attar the bal
U4f& had that he would accept
th invitation. : Illinois and New
York were) reported to be spon
MPrng the movement for a Reed
tpeeeh " but leaden ' of neither
state ; would confirm ner deny the
Another rumor passed out was
to the effect that Reed would of
fer the votes of Missouri to the
. uoceasful candidate whoa the
tlme eaxne but this report brought
f-4 mambm" ! "aria.
I!? aourl was going to the oad of the
; Toad.' , .
s Meanwhile the anti-Smith move
(Osathuwd ea page t)
R US PRESIDENT
McMINNVILLE, June 27.
(AP) Troy L. Levy, 27. and
Lewis Leach, 54, were killed
yesterday In two logging acci
dents. Levy was crushed by
rolling log at the Flora logging
--- r here. Leach met
death when a tree glanced on
another as.lt was falling and
bv. act him while he was at
work in a camp near Tillamook.
ENOUGH VOTES ALREADY
Nomination Can Be Effected Eas
ily On First Ballot When '
Voting Takes Place
By PAUL F. HAUPERT
Associated Press Staff Writer
HOUSTON, Texas, June 27
(AP) Enough convention . vote
are pledged definitely to Governor
Smith to bring about his nomlna
tion, probably on the first ballot.
Although given a jolt today
when the Oklahoma delegatlor
swung as a unit to Reed of Mis
souri, the New Yorker picked ur
more than enough votes from Ohlc
to put him over.
in addition, some of the Kansas
delegates, pledged to Arret.
showed signs of restlessness and
there were predictions that they
would hop into the Smith camp
before completion of the first roll
call, expected tomorrow night. .
Both the Ohio and Oklahoma
delegations- held caucuses during
the day. The Buckeye state dele
gates instructed their chairman
Claude Meeker, of Columbus, to
transfer all votes, except those
definitely anti-Smith to the New
York governor at any time during
the balloting. The plan is to cast
a solid favorite son vote for Atlee
Poslerene, then shift.
Meeker indicated this would be
done before tne first roll call re
sult Is announced. At least 40 of
the 48 votes will go to Smith.
Outside of Ohio, the votes def
initely pledged to the New York
executive top 700. Unless there
are unexpected shifts, 29 votes
from Ohio would put him above
the 733 1-3. or two thirds needed
RENUMBERING NOT PONE
Job Held Up and .Holds np New
Work of renumbering houses in
the residential district in this city.
begun two months ago, has not
yet been finlsbed and at this time
no one is engaged in the work
The Job remains incomplete be
cause City Engineer Rogers has
not found a man who will finish
satisfactorily the work. Both men
who were on the job earlier have
The numbering pl&n, however,
will be carried forward shortly
with Rogers having found two
men, one of whom , will, probably
be set to work.
Meantime, the situation has
caused a delay In the publication
of the 1928 Polk directory, for the
city of Salem". Data for the direc
tory Is now being gathered, but
work is retarded by the incom
plete addresses, according to a
ISSUE LICENSES SOON
Certificate, of Title or RegUtt
tion Receipt Required
, Persons desiring to obtain mo
tor vehicle licenses covering the
last; half of the year must pre
sent with their application a cer
tificate of title or receipt of reg
istration for the' year 19 27, the
license bureau announces.
No licenses for the last half of
this year will be issued either at
the Salem or Portland offices of
the state motor vehicle depart
ment until after three p. m. Sat
urday, ,une SO.
BONUS BONDS : RETIRED
S505V81S Sent to, .State's Fiscal
, Agent in New York '
- The state treasurer today sent
to thr state's fiscal agents in Mew
York City $890,000 principal and
Mill Interest to apply on the
second issue of world war veter
ans state aid bonds Issued by, the
state of Oregon.
The principal, and Interest are
due July 1.
SHORT UGLY WORD FLUNG
IN COMMITTEE MEETING
Maryland Senator Call Methodist
Bishop Liar; Force Necessary
to Bring Quiet
HOUSTON, Texas, June 27.
(AP) The resolution committee
of the democratic national con
vention was thrown into confusion
late today when debate on prohi
bition reached such heat that a
fist, fight nearly was started by
Senator Millard Tidings of Mary
land who took vigorous exception
to statements made by Bishop
James Cannon, Jr., of the Metho-
11at ltnr1 finnth rapt rA irtr nrn.
MMti .;rt,ot t M. ..t.
After the bishop had declared
that Maryland had multiplied Its
breweries and distilleries upon
adoption by Virginia and West
Virginia of prohibition laws. Tid
ings rose to his feet and declared
he did not Intend to have "my
state Insulted by statements
which cannot be backed up by
Bishop Cannon insisted that he
was reciting facts and after an ex
change which Chairman Pittman
of Nevada in part sustained Tyd
ings exceptions to the statements,
as irrelevant to the question be
fore the committee, the Mary
land senator doclared that Can
non had uttered "an absolute
Senator Carter Glass of Vir
ginia instantly was on his feet.
He declared Tydlngs had violated
the agreement entered into earlier
"n the day by the committee for
considering the prohibition ques
tion. After several heated ex
changes, JTydlngs who had taken
his seat, jumped from his chair
and started toward the speakers'
Senator Cole Blease of South
Carolina, who occupied a nearby
eat, grabbed the Mary lander by
the shoulders and pushed him
backwards. By both persuasion
and some physical force Blease
ULaally. got Tydlngs back to his
teat. Meanwhile, Pittman pound-3d-
vigorously "with a carpenter's
hammer for order. This eventual
ly was restored and Camion con
tinued bis appeal for a plank de
claring for vigorous enforcement
of the prohibition laws.
HOUSTON, Texas, June 27.
(AP) Wets and drys came to
grips today before the democra
tic convention platform commit
tee with a - solemn prophesy by
the. prohibitionists that the demo
cratic party was certain of defeat
In November if it did not make an
unequivocal declaration for en
forcement of the 18th amendment.
The dry speakers were vehem
ent in their demands and one J.
A. McSparren of Pennsylvania
went so far In his talk that Chair
man Pittman called him to orde
with a warning that he was tc
make an argument and not a pc
The1 Pennsylvanlan declared
(Continued tm tc 2.)
WHFRE NOBILE AND AMUNDSEN CREWS AWAIT. RESCUE
fdNI LE. ANO
!' AMUNDSEN ANO i . ' ' ' v
I FIVE-IN RELIEF T --N - : ' j-i"
y " PLANE MISSING ag'
ex. Mobile y
The situation regarding the fate of General N bile's crew has changed slightly since this ple-ture-map
was prepared. General Nobile himself his been rescued and also one of his men, but the
others are still mtosing. and reports that Amundien and his crsw.haTs been seen are not entirely
confirmed. ' -
TO SAVE PLANK
Victorious Onrush of Smith
Liquor Interests Fought
To Bitter End
AL HIMSELF ACCEPTED
Prohibition Supporters Be-
come Reconciled to Democrat
ic "Ticket Headed by Tam
By FRANCIS M. STEPHENSON
Associated Pjress Staff Writer
HOUSTON, Texas, June 27. I
(AP) "Jtar Reed, of Missouri,
picked up Oklahoma's 20 votes to
day as he battled on for the pres
idency, but the southern anti-
Tammany, anti-wet wing of the
anti-Smith faction was casting ev-j
erything aside to salvage a dry,
plank out of the Smith onrush.
Only a few of the stoutest hearts
held any hope of stopping Smith"
as Ohio Jumped on the band wagon
behind Arkansas today, but these
hopefuls took considerable satis-!
faction in successfully: defending
Oklahoma from the Inviting call
of. the Smith wagon as it rolled
gaily toward the nomination.
' Dry Plank Last Hope
Most of the southern drys are
about ready to yield to the Smith
crush' but in their despair they
are putting new vigor fhto the bat
tie for the "bone dry" plank.
proposal which most feel will offer
them and those of their faith some
grounds for standing by the party.
Daniel Roper, of South Caro-
Una. who baa stirred up the fires
of the anti-Smith folkjnring his
busy Hours in Houston, was pre-;
siding today ver Another rally of j
the prohibitlonlste and while the
were at work with the platform
committee seeking the dry plank.
(CoatiAoed on pace B.)
CAPTURE 'REAL- SCOTCH'
Alcohol Rub Used to Make Best
Whiskey, Police Find
PORTLAND, June 27. (AP)
A plant where an alcohol rub "Brucewood" from an Illness
was ueed to manufacture a so- wnich caused him to abandon a
called brand- of Scotch whiskey-tour of eastern cities with his
was put out of business here tohakccpearian theatrical corn
day by deputy sheriff, and tate.ytoTf Whiie in Baltimore, little
prohibition agents,bo. Isctf;lesB tnan months ago. Mr,
ed a large sack fuIVofthO; quart jjantell 'had suffered a general
bottles of the finished : prodtW. I breakdown;" the second since last
The raiders said they found wInter He w ln hIg 4tn year
nore than 1,000 empty bottles Tne actor's illness reached its
.hat had contained the alcoholic crItica, Btage a wefcfc ag0 and
rub preparation. No arrests were John Boyd nls per8onal physician.'
made asjio one was found at the had been ln con8tant attendance
place. (Continaed on pifa 9)
BARGAIN DAY OFFERS APPEAR
THIS ISSUE AND FRIDAY GREEN
The time has come when it is no longer necessary to promise
that Salem's merchants will offer unprecedented, values in almost
every- conceivable line of merchandise on Friday, the eleventh an
nual bargain day. Ample proof is to be found in the advertise
ments on the Inner pages of this twelve page paper, and further
corroboration will be found in Friday's Oreen section and In the
regular pages of the Friday paper. Friday morning's issue will in
clude 20 pages according to present Indications, loaded to the mar
gins with unequalled bargains.
Nearly every year a few small stores have essayed to obtain
the benefit of the bargain day program without cooperating in It.
Shoppers will find that the reliable merchants) who offer bona fide
bargains are the ones who show their fairness by cooperating with
the rest. These; are the merchants listed below, with probably a
few more who will sign up today.
Shoppers are also advised to "look for the sign," the uniform
card announcing that the merchant is participating in bargain day.
The list of those who had signed up to last night follows:
The Price Shoe Co.
The Oregon Shoe Co.
J. C. Penney Co.
C. J. Brier Co.
The eommereila Book Store.
Greenbaum's Dept. Store.
The Man's Shop.
Emmons, Tailor Furnisher.
A. A. Clothing.
John J. Rottle Shoe Store.
Imperial Furniture Co.
Perry Drug 8tore.
H. L. Stiff Furniture Ca
Pickens ft Haynes Grocers.
Atlas Book Store.
G. W. Johnson ft Co.
Bloch's Golden Rule Store.
Howard Corset Shop.
Haniger Hat Shop.
Margaret's Baby Specialty Shop
The French Shop.
The La Bette Shop.
DDI Lrl? KJf A TMTFI T
DI"E. MAPI 1
NOTED' . THEATRICAL' , PRO-
,, of 01J FunK
For Shakespearian Imperson
ATLANTIC HIGHLAND, N. J.,
June 27. (AP). The last cur
tain was rung down today "for
Robert Bruce taantell, tragedian
of the old school, and producer.
He died at noon at his estate.
Vlbbert ft Todd.
Max O. Buren.
Salem Army Store.
Army ft Outing Store.
Central Shoe Store.
Chambers ft Chambers.
Cooley's Clothes Shop.
Vanity Hat Shoppe.
Center Street Cafeteria.
Kafeteria Shoe Store.
Eoff Electric Inc.
H. F. Woodry ft Son.
Roth Grocery Stores.
Patton Bros. Book Store.
Steusloff Bros. Market.
Better Yet Bakery.
Carl ft Bowersox Grocers.
C. A. Luthy, Jeweler.
Dr. C. A. Eldrledge.
Tire Liquidation Co.
F. W. Woolworth.
20th Century Grocery.
Buster Brown Shoe Store.
Elliott's Dollar Store.
BY SMALL BIRD
COST OF UNIQUE ACCIDENT
" RUNS" INTO THOUSANDS
English Sparrow Flies Into Dis
connecting Switch; 3 Fire
PORTLAND, June 2. (AP)
A tiny English sparrow Jyst a few
weeks out of his shell caused dam
age Estimated at several thousands
of dollars here today when he
flew into a disconnecting switch
in a Northwestern Electric com
pany sub-station. He caused a
"surge" which affected the entirts
west side wire system of the com
pany and literally echoed from
south Portland to Linnton, five
The sparrow knew nothing of
the grief he caused for the cur
rent which stopped a hundred
apartment houro elevators and
called out three fire companies
and 20 policemen burned his lit
tie body to a crisp.
The "surge" was caused by the
bird forming an arc in the control
swiicn 01 tne suD-statipn. Like a
wave of water in a pipe line, the
surge swept through the power
company's system burning from
poles a 2400 volt wire network
which covered much of the west
side and causing the wires to drop
on an 11,000 volt line leading
through Portland's business and
apartment house districts.
Fire broke out on poles and ln
electrical apparatus, resulting in
three companies being called out.
SEARCH FOR AMUNDSEN
Rumors Repeated Concerning His
Being Sighted AtBea
OSLO, Norway, June 27.
(AP). Search for Roald Amund
sen and his five companions miss
ing since June IS got under full
swing today as three vessels sail
ed from Tromsoe for northern wa
ters and other expeditions were
rapidly preparing to leave.
The Norwegian cruiser Torden
skjold, the French auxiliary ves
sel Quentin Roosevelt and the
seajer Heimland, which the
French government has chartered,
left Tromsoe and will search
throughout the neighborhood of
Bear island. This island is mid
way between the coast of Norway
and Spitsbergen, being directly ln
the path of the route which the
French plans carrying the noted
explorer was expected to take.
The Berlin Lekal Anseiger to
day published n dispatch from
Tromsoe stating that a report had
been received there of ths srfght
lag - of t Amundsen's plane ' by a
Norwegian sealer southeast of
Northeast land. This report was
stated to have been relayed by a
Russian ship whisk got. it from
the sealer. The sesiar was un
able to approach the plans be
cause ot hJfjry let) floes, hut was
able to make out ths men through
a tslesoops. : .
YACHT BLOWN UP
SEATTLE, June 27. (AP)
With a burst of flame shoot
ing SO feet into the air the
new ,32 foot cabin cruiser Prin
cess Pat blew up late today at
a dock In Lake Union, where
she was being supplied with
gasoline for her maiden voyage
with her owner, J. E. McKeown
of Tacoma. ,
Two members of the crew
escaped with minor injuries.
TAKEN BY THIEF
MISSING FROM CASE AT HOME
OF DR. JOHN O. HALL
Instrument Made by Jean Baptist
Guadignlni In 1788 Valued
Sometime within the last nine
days a discriminating thief enter
ed the home of Dr. John O. Hall,
bead of the public speaking de
partment at Willamette univer
sity, at 181 North 13th street and
removed from Its case the valu
able Guadignlni violin which was
the educator's cherished posses
sion. ;' '
The theft may have been com
mitted at any time within the per
iod mentioned, as neither Dr. Hall
nor any member of his household
had opened the caste sine nine
days ago. The instrument had
been kept in a closet.
Made ln 1783 by Jean Baptlste
Guadignlni, the violin was valued
at considerably over f 5 0 0 0 , Dr.
Hall said yesterday. These instru
ments, like ethers made by the
master craftsmen "of earlier days.
steadily increase in value. A Quad
igninl violin of the same date and
design recently sold for $$600.
Dr. Hall purchased this Instru
ment in the east six years ago.
Many .persons knew that Dr.
Hall had this violin In his posses
sion, as it had been played in pub
lic a number of times by Miss Iva
Claire Love prior to her recent
departure for Alaska, and it had
also been on view at a musical ex
position at Eugene about a year
The police were notified of the
theft Wednesday afternoon, and
descriptions of the violin were
sent out in the hope that it will
HOOVER TO RESIGN SOON
G. O. P. Candidate to Quit Pres
ent Post Karly Next Month
WASHINGTON, J u ne 27.
(AP) Secretary Hoover has de
termined to resign his cabinet post
soon ln order to be unhampered
in his campaign as republican
candidate for president, he Will
present his resignation before
July 16 personally to President
Cooiidge at the summer White
House In Wisconsin and then will
go to his home in California.
Hoover also disclosed that his
speech of acceptance ot the repub
lican nomination would be deliv
ered during the first week of Aug
ust at Stanford university, Palo
Alto, Cal., where his home is lo
The announcement came as a
distinct surprise and settled a
matter which had caused consid
erable division of opinion among
the presidential candidate's advis
ers rlnce bis nomination. The sec
retary personally was understood
to be loath to leave his position
because of many personal attach
ments In the department and of
his liking for the duties.
FINALLY FIND BRICKERS
Pair Who J nmpedDond Last Fall
- Under Arrest at Baker
Word was received by Sheriff
Oscar Bower here yesterday that
R. W. Bricker and Ellen Bricker,
arrested last October for operat
ing a moonshine still just south
of the Salem city limits, have
been arrested and are being held
The two Brlckers oost their
bondsmen 01250 when they jump
ed ball shortly: after their arrest
hero.' Search was made for them
by their bondsmen, who llvo In
Portland, as well as by the author
ities, but without result.
Doubt . was expressed whether
they will be allowed their liberty
again If they can persuade some
one to go bond (or them again.
They new face ; the two charges,
one having to do with illicit man
ufacture of liquor and. the other
with Jumping baiL
1 FARM RELIEF
Equalization Fee Would be
Retained, But Provided
NO LOSSES ANTICIPATED
Secretary of Agriculture Believes
Transactions Would Equalise "V
Themselves Over Period Of
Here Is a news item that ouftnt
to be put on the various press
wires of the United States and
printed on the front pages of the
newspapers of tne country.
A member of The Statesman
force last evening called on Sena
tor McNary, at his beautiful coun
try home five miles below Salem,
on the spot where his grandfather
built his log cabin on his dona
tion and claim in 1352. There
Is a county market paved read
leading from Salem to the Mc
In casual conversation, Senator
McXary explained why he teid
Herbert Hoover, a few days ago,
that he is willing to support the
McNary-Haugen bill proposition
with the equalisation tee left eut.
That seemed a strange state
ment to the member of The States
man force, and this newspaper
has said a number of times lately
that the McNary-Haugen bill with
out the equalization fee would he
like the play of Hamlet without
the dour Dane.
And Mr. Haugen. the co-a other
of the bill In the lower house, has
said, since the McXary-Hoover In
terview, that he is. not in favor t&
the proposition without the ee.uaW
izatlon fee. -H.
Same Thins;, Different Xame
B n t what Senator McNary
meant was that - he is willing te
hare the McNary-Haugen bill
ideas put into the form of law
without the equalization fee pro
vided in the measure as it passed
both houses of the last congress,
and lacked only two votes in the
senate of overriding President
But. But. Now listen: Presi
dent Cooiidge said, while the McNary-Haugen
bill was being de
bated, that he would be willing to
sign a bill of that kind without
the equalization fee; also that he
was ln favor of the scheme for
farm relief advanced by Secretary
of Agriculture Jardine.
What Is the Jardine scheme? c
It I the McNary-Haugen Idea,
(Continned en page i.
TO BACKING AL
AGREES TO KEEP POST
'I Will Be Found Supporting the
Nominee of the Houston
Convention," He Says
PORTLAND, June 27. (AP).
-Oswald West, democratic na
tional committeeman of Oregon, -will
not resign in case Governor
Alfred E. Smith of New York is
nominated. This, he declared
emphatically tonight when told .
there was talk among the Oregon
delegation at Houston of attempt
ing to side-track him because his
opinion on the prohibition ques
tion does not coincide with those
"If those fellows at Houston
want to make fools of themselves, .
let them try to fire mo as demo
cratic national committeeman,
"I see that Dan Fry says he saw
a statement from me that 1 would
resign if Smith is nominated. I
never saw such n statement, never
made such a statement, and such
is not my intention.
"I do not Intend to resign if
8mlth is nominated. I am not a
short sport and I will be, found '
supporting the nominee of the
Houston convention '
-It Is tno that I fonght Smith .
in the primaries, as was my priv
ilege but if he is nominated, I wUl 7
support him, for that is the fane- .J
tion of tho national committee- .
man. I am willing to take my ,
medicine. , "
vThoso fellows from' Oregon. at
Houston had better walk careful
ly I was elected national com
mltteeman by tho democratic vo-"
tsrs of Oregon. I am ths people's
choice and ths delegates . have
nothing to say about It, If they
try to declare my office vacant or
fill It with someone else,' they wni -find
that I am still on the Job
and that I have a lot of democra- -tic
friends ln Oregon.- flp!