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WTTTHAT with Thanksgiving
W oat el tbe way (everyone
" 1 . . m 11 m.mtt
day turkey to hash or turkey
croquettes by bow) football
takes uninrpeached rank In the
public mhsd for a few hours.
Most especUlty la football a
prime topic by reason of the
signal victorice won Thursday
and today by ' Pacific coart
football teams. It is quite -natural,
therefore, that several
Tabloid Interviews should . re
Teal .the-, trend .of thought to
MIKE REXNE, Ferry street
sign artist, after working most
of Satarday trying to Install a
lock, said: "It takes a lock
smith to fit a lock on 'a door."
W. W. MOORE; retired busl
ness man, said: "There's some
thing demoralizing about the
motorcycle. Men teem to lose all
sense of responsibility and cau
tion when they get astride those
R. J. HENDRICKS, editor
emeritns of the Oregon' States
man, said: "Salem has every
thing that the government in
looking for in a site for tbe
government dirigible base . and
ought to go after It strong
from what I hear. It would
bring 2000 men to Salem; vir
tually add another little ct'y
right-in Our midst. '
R. R. HEWITT, dean of the
law school. Willamette univer
sity said: "At times I picture
the pleasure one might have
making a llesurely tour of Eu
rope. I would enjoy landing at
tj 1 n n m o mntArrnrrlA
III roi, muu u w " -j
such as the one I rode in France
during the war, riding over Eu
rne. makinc onlv 20 or 30
miles a day, but seeing every
thing worth while." -
MISS FLETA MERIL. who is
a week-end visitor in Salem,
said: "What geU me. is how
people can walk into a house
not their own without knock
ing." - -" ' ! -
O. J. HULL, 441 North High
street, and a radio football fan.
said: "Twenty seven to 14! I
guess that was pretty decisive, .
How comes Helen Hlh
water whose name, yon
must admit, sounds snspi-
.eions with a real "peeve."
Helen, writing nnder. date
of November SO, says:
"I'll try to do my bit in
the pre-eminently worthy
cAUe by - erpressfnv my
often felt surprise that so
' many - people who ' consider
themselves well-bred, or at
least of average intelligence,
dont . seem to know about
the ban that has been placed
on the very prevalent cus
tom of sneezing without r A
handkerchief in c 1 o s e d
rooms where others are also "
breathing the more or less
stagnant air." -. . j
Helen's letter Is extraor
dinarily good, but like many
other excellent contribu
tions, is too long for pub
lication in full.
Let's have your own
wasn't It? Notre Dame didn't
do much better against South
ern California than the eastern
teams did against Stanford and
Oregon State. But boy, how
those Irishmen were ' fighting,
especially there at the last!" .
MRS. CORA E. REID, county
truant officer, said: "Oar wes
tern football teams seem to be
coming into their own these
days. It's pretty hard on the
easterners, who have believed
for so long that they're" super
ior in this branch of athletics."
C. E. GILLETTE. Forest
Grove newspaperman and form-
? w n 1, ,i riMMn Aiir b ,nnn us
rnnrAiiDtil Ke&t New. York.
' that Stanford would defeat the
'Army' and Southern California,
- wvuiu was w w ' -
. wtamim win nwnr Nnira inuiD.
f PORTLAND, Dec. 1. (AP)
The windshield of their automo
' bile shattered and the rear of the
-"fcMWhine riddled by- bullets, two
masked youths escaped with
about $100 In cash tonight after
robbing J. A. Cornes. his wife and
daughter In their grocery store.
Neither of the robbers was
thought to have been hit by the
fnsilade of shots fired by the
tore proprietor.: Comes likewise
v escaped the return tfen of the
fleeing gunmen. - : .
After robbing the till and tak-
' Ing what money Cornes had," the
.two youths fled to their car. Cor
ner following.: The storekeeper
hid behind a woodpile and opened
, fire. HJ first bullet shattered
the windshield of the car and oth
er shots struck the bodyof the
machine. . ,
L Father Ryan Is .
a. m. - si ttvui f t v . w arw a-r-
SAN JOSK. CallL, Dec : 1.
tAP) The Rev, Edmund J. , Ry
an, S. S. J., field secretary of the
University of Santa Clara, li crit
ically ill at Colfax, Calif., It was
learned tonight, Rev. Ryan once
taught lit' Goxuaga v University,
Five Men Burned to Death in
Blaze Following Crash S
President of Air Transport
Firni Killed in Myster
ious Accident" T
SPUR :Tex Dec 1.- (AP)
Five men were burned to. death
six miles north of here late to
day when the trlmotored airplane
route from San Antonio to Den
in which they were flying en
ver crashed and barst into flames.
Homer D. Ballard of Denver, own
er of the ship, and millionaire
president of . the , Sunbeam Air
Transport company, Denver, was
one of the victims. The plane was
piloted by Matthew Watson, Ban
Antonio, commercial puoi.
The other victims: f
Willis Washburn,- 22, employe
of a San Antonio garage.
A Filipino cook, employed by
Ballard, by the name of Quinten.
James O'Banion, Ballard's
chauffeur, Denver. ,
The bodies of the five men
were so badly charred that posi
tive identification was impossible.
It was determined soon after the
crash that -Ballard and Watson
were probably among the dead as
papers found in a suitcase thrown
clear of the wreckage disclosed
their names. The other victims
names were learned at San An
tonio, where the plane took off
plane Strike Earth ;iv
linemen employed by the "West
Texas Utilities company saw the
ship crash at about 5 o'clock this
afternoon and were first to reach
the scene. The plane was first
Identified by its license number
h-r a: flier emnloyed at San - An
tonio. ; ?
SAN ANTONIO. Ter.. Dec 1.
(AP) Five men. all believed to
be residents of San Antonio, were
burned to death late today when a
tri-motored airplane v owned ' by
Homer D. Ballard and piloted bv
Matthew Watson, crashed - and
burned six miles north of Spur,
Texas. . '
license Number Aids
In Identifying Machine
The plane was first Identified
In. San Antonio through the' II-
K . t
cense nnmoer oy jacs. uicumn vi
the Mission-Airplane company. -
Ballard; and Watson, with the
three passengers hopped off from
WInburn Field here" at t o'clock
this morning for Amafillo and
were to have continued on to Tul
sa, Okla., Monday morning wherei
Ballard was to have picked up
other passengers for San Antonio;
The plane crashed in the farm
ing section' at what is known as
crash was seen by employees o
the West Texas Utilities company
Dry Lake in Dickens county. The
who were working near the scene
of the crash.
Aviators familiar with Ballard's
activities understood he was on
his way to Denver with the plane
to put it into passenger service. ;
The millionaire , air enthusiast
had properties In thirteen states
and in two Canadian provinces.
Ballard bought the first Ryan
monoplane manufactured by Ma-
honey Aircraft corporation of San
Diego and St. Louis which was
turned out after Colonel -Charles
A. Lindbergh's 'Spirit of St.
Louis" Lindbergh's plane was No.
71 Ballard's No. 17. -
MEXICO CITY, Dec. 1. (AP)
The efforjts of attorneys to save
the me 01 jose ue wva wi
and obtain freedom - for Mother
Conception met with a reverse to
night when the superior court of
the federal district sustained the
sentences of the court at San An
gel before which they were tried.
These sentences were' death be
fore a firing squad for the assas
sin of. President-elect Obregon
and 20 years Imprisonment- for
the nun as "Intellectual author"
of the crime.., - -
The three magistrates of the
superior court : before whom the
appeal from the lower court was
argued on Nov; 22 gave their
finding tonight- Ths defendants
were immediately notified in their
cells in the penitentiary.
The defense hopes are now .lim
ited to an amparo, . or injunction,
by the supreme court of Mexico
to restrain T the execution . or, in
case this is denied, to presidential
clemency. In argument oa the ap
peal, the defense asserted that the!
Jury at San Angel was under the
influence of threat : of violence,
the courtroom crowd having stat
ed a menacing demonstration and
demanded that the defendants be
convicted. The prosecution main-
talned . that both procedure and
TsrdKt vers rain s--mz
JOSE TORAL APPEAL
IS DENIED! COIT
- AJmee Semple McPberson, Cali
fornia evangelist, snapped at New
York City on her return from
Europe, where she has been wag
ing ber battles to Paris and Lou.
BLIMP BASE HERE
Chamber Urges Salem Ad
vantages on Navy Through
Advantages to be gained by the
establishment in Salem of the
north Pacific coast naval base for
lighter than air craft, are being
urged upon the navy department
at ,y. Washington by the Salem
chamber of commerce.' through
Senator McNary. and Congressman
uawrey. lt was disclosed Saturday.
Vi,Tb.. chamber of commerce has
hagj working o this matter ever
suBce .lt was announced that a dir
igible base would be established
in the northwest. . It has been
pointed. out that if Salem succeeds
in its effort .to convince the navy
department that the i?al location
Is here:: it 'will mean a large n
vestment for -hangars and shops.
and will mean also that. a large
detachment' of bf fleers and en
listed men will be. stationed here.
The advantages of Salem were
outlined Saturday by the- chamber
of commerce In telegrams sent to
the senator and: congress man.
EL IS FREED
EUGENE,1 Ore., Dec 1. (AP)
Joseph L. MeDaniel, 22. of
Chlcoh Calif., , was acquitted by a
circuit Jury here tonight following
his trial In which he was charged
with the slaying of El A. McGrew,
brakeman on a Southern Pacific
freight train.. McGrew , was killed
a. month ago. today.:
The verdict was met with ap
plause from a large crowd which
was awaiting the return of the
Jury; . jj-xA :
MeGrew was killed in an alter
cation with young MeDaniel when
the - brakeman attempted to put
the youth from the gravel car up
on which he was beating his wiy
to his home in Chlco. -A knife
wound, caused the brakeman's
death. . :?y 1 - v (.;- 2
MeDaniel was arrested by a
posse a few, hours after MeGrew
died. . He . admitted ta the sheriff
that he had struggled with Mc
Grew, but denied that he had
killed him. , , s
During his trial MeDaniel took
the witness stand in his own de
fense, v- He pleaded that he was
whittling a stick when the brake-man-
accosted him and tried to
force him off the car. Still holding
me anire. young MeDaniel said.
he threw up his arms in n protec
tive gesture. As he did so ha felt
McGrew fall on the knife.
5 Youths Taken
In Police Net
At Den of Vice
PORTLAND, Dec. 1. (AP) -
Five boys ranging from 1? to 22
years In age were in city Jail here
today as a result of a raid by auto
theft. Division police on an al
leged rice den here. Quantities of
liquor and narcotics, . . together
with paraphenalia for using the
drugs, was found In the house, the
officers said. -
In addition, police said they
found astack of automobHe tires,
bumpers, spotlights and accessor
ies.' Three of the boys arrested.
Melvin: Sheppard. It; Clayton
Sheppard. 20; and Boyd Coon, 22,
were asleep, while Dave Cox, 17,
and Charlea Cox. 20. entered
while police were there. -. . :
An automobile seised by the po
lice had been stolen In Washing
ton, . - . r v .-. - .
Salem, Oregon, Sunday Morning, December t,1928
More Than 75,000 Persons
Line Waterfront to Wel
- come Mr. Hoover
Friendship for United States
; Expressed by President
By CLARENCE DUBOSE
Associated Press Staff Writer
GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador, Dec 1.
(AP) Herbert Hoover today
had a rousing reception on his
first visit to the continent of
South America. He had been
brought from his good will ship,
the Battleship Maryland, by the
U. 8. S. Cleveland under escort of
an Equadorean cruiser.
The welcome to the president
elect reached Its climax tonight In
a formal banquet given by Pres
ident Isidro Ayora. Mr. Hoover
emphasized the esteem and good
will, of the United States toward
Its sister republics of the west
ern hemisphere and said Its dem
ocracy is the. guarantee of its
good will and that it. cannot be
Imperialistic. He hoped that his
tour would strengthen the mutual
respect and esteem of equals en
gaged In a common struggle to
build up human welfare,
Believed Just Ahead
The president-elect spoke hope
fully of the world prosperity
which he believes Is In prospect.
President Ayora In his welcom
Ing address expressed cordial
friendship for the United States
and for the man who is soon to
become its executive head. Menf-
bers of the cabinet individually
gave similar assurances of their
esteem for their northern neigh
nor. v ' -v
A swarm of motorboats met the
Cleveland ; miles off shore and
gave Mr. Hoover a spontaneous es
cort on his approach to Ecuador.
As the cruiser entered the harbor
the sirens of all shins In . nort
shrieked a welcome while a shore
pMiery boeTned, the presidential
Mime. .ue i;iveana ancnorea in
mia-stream Of the Guayas river,
Mr. Hoover and the ..cabinet
members who bad. gone out to sea
meet nun were taken by launeh
to the dock where other cabinet
members warmly welcomed him
and escorted him to the official
reception in the residence o-the
The waterfront was lined t nr
three miles by the cheering pop
uiauon. bmce large numbers had
come from the capital. Onitrv mri
other parts of the country, it was
osumaiea mat no fewer than 75 -
AAA" " W
A .A m w
wv persons struggled with on
another for a glimpse of the na
tion s guest Not onlv MA
ii at . . . j
me streets wavlnr Amerfonn
and Ecuadorean flags, but many
ascended to the house tops along
ihj sireeu tnrough which he
passea. a natlohal holiday had
ueen proclaimed in honor of Mr
xioover. All government effirna
were closed and business was vir
Along the route from
to the presidential residence were
soldiers and volunteer firemen in
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Issuance of motor vehicle li
censes for the year 122 will be
gin December 10, according to an
nouncement made here Saturday
oy ai Hoss, secretary of state
Application blanks have - been
mailed and persons wlshlnr small
numbers were requested to return
them wlthqut. delay. ?
The law provides that all motor
vehicles operated on the high
ways of the state after January 1,
iizs. shall be equipped with U
cense plates of the current year.
Applications for - license -plates
may be mailed direct to Mr. Hoss,
or automobile . owners may apply
in person at the Salem or Port
land offices of the motor vehicle
department. . . v-i-.-
rA total of 2&2.37S carsirere
registered up to December 1 of
this- year, with license fees aggre-
saung .i8.ut it was es
timated that 254.282 cars-would
be registered before Jannarv Jl.
1922, with fees toUUing f 1.280,-
I The. secretary of state has esti
mated that not less than 221,000
cars will be registered in Oregon
In 1129. Ths license plates for
1229 hare a black - backxround
with arhtte letters and figures.
Accident Fatal : i'
: - toPortlander
Portland; Dei n. (AP)
Mrs.. R. W. - M -don; 21. of
Portland, died a? spHal here
today, the result t automobUe
accident near Brogan, Ore on
Nov. 12.- The woman's' back war
broken la tha accident,
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mm DEC. ID
Public Anxiety Increases as
Slight Rise In Tempera
ture Noted -
LONDON, Dec 2. -(AP) -The
Sunday dispatch learned at 5:10
this morning that King George
had slept at intervals since mid
night, and his condition remained
LONDON, Dec L (AP) Pub
lic ,anxiety over . the Uiness Of
King : George increased tonight.
Ths official bulletin this morning
related that the royal patient bad
experienced a alight rise in tem
perature and tha one given out
The King has had a rather, dis
turbed day, with short intervals
of, sleep, and" is therefore some
what fatigued." . -
It was also announced that al
though no forenoon bulletin was
given out last Sunday,; the regular
morning and evening announce
ments would toe Issued tomorrow.
Public Pessimistic i ' t -At
Official Beports " . T . I
Thoroughly conversant with
the -customary reticence displayed
In messages from the palace, the
public was Inclined to take a more
pessimistic view of the sovereign's
Illness than was Indicated by the
guarded language employed in to
day! official announcements. !
' The exact extent of the pleur
isy and infection of the lung of
King George and his temperature
are alike unknown to the public
His temperature reading has not
been given out by his physicians
since Monday night when the bul
letin said that la had increased to
101.6 degrees. It was lower the
next morning and again yesterday
a drop was mentioned.
fin Thursday it was announced
that the Infective process was be
ing held in check. But the bulle
tins yesterday warned the public
that the time of possible exacer
bation of the infection had 'not
yet passed. .
i Tonight for the first time the
physicians said that the royal pa
tient was "fatigued." He has been
in' bed almost two weeks and his
Illness is now about at Its crisis;
Throughout the vast empire to
morrow the subjects of the King
will offer up prayers for his re
covery. These will not be alone in
the churches and chapels of many
denominations ; of the' Christian
religion, but in the places of wor
ship of many other creeds follow
ed In the domains over which the
afflicted ruler Is sovereign.
LOS ANGELES. Dec. 1. (AP)
Cautiously the , state and de
fense built the legal trail today
over which they will fight the
case of Gordon Stewart North-
cott, accused boy slayer. '
'Working solely upon their pri
soner, prosecutors ana deputy
sheriffs filed In and out of North-
cott's cell during the day seeking
the point that they believed would
crush his -counsel s case acon-
iession. , rneir . single sisiemeni
was that a complete case of mur
der has been established, but they
declined to admit success -or de
feat-in the grilling of the chicken
Meanwhile, ; Herbert - Savay,
Northcotfs legal representative.
prepared his case fn seclusion,
making only the statement that
he was ready to bring the youth
trial and that he would permit no
attempt at -an insanity defense,
While Northcott admitted that
he "had made a mess of things,'
under questioning of William
Bright, deputy sheriff, and said
that he again wished to talk with
Earle Red wine. Riverside .official
who said the youthful Canadian
made a confession to him on the
return trip here, the accused stub
bornly denied that he had com.
mitted any of the crimes charged
against him. v - - '
To Mr. Baldwin
WASHINGTON. Dec: 1. (AP)
Chairman Britten of the house
naval committee, tonight still was
awaiting a". reply from Premier
Baldwin . of England to his pri-
ately sponsored proposal for an
Anglo-American - : naval confer
ence between committees repre
senting the legislative bodies of
the two countries, t"; ! r
After a conference, between Sir
Esnie Howard, the British ambas
sador, and Secretary Kellogg, it
was ' announced officially at the
a rte department that the ambas
sador had not submitted a reply
from the premier . for transmis
sion to Britten.; f ' ' -
Word that a friendly reply had
t4en drafted by the premier' has
ome from London and interest
oas- been aroused here as to the
Jrocedur-' to be followed by the
premier la getting this into the
hands of . the . naval tommlTjec
chairman. "v.-- .v . 1 ;. r
ASKED BY 0 DBS
Southern California's Grid
Team Overwhelm Notre
Pacific Coast Aggregation
Trims Rivals in Inter
By VICTOR G. SIDLER
Associated Press Sports Writer
COLISEUM, Los Angeles, Dec.
1 CAP) Southern California's
powerful gridiron guns routed the
ramblers of Notre Dame, 27 to 14.
here today. It was the Trojans'
first successful encounter in three
engagements with . the Rockne
men of South Bend. v
Spiking the mighty right arm of
Johnny Nlemic, Notre Dame's
halfback aerial sharpshooter, the
Trojans unllmbered their might
iest guns and a crowd of 80,000
saw' them score three direct hits
on the Ramblers goal posts be
fore their struggle was half over.
So bitter was the salvos of the
Trojan artillery that the Rockne
men were on the defensive
through most of the first two
But the Notre Dame troops
which had routed, both the Army
and Navy In the east were not ut
terly demoralised. They launched
powerful counter attack in the
third periad that beat back the
Trojans to tne center or tne oat
tlefield, and then sent the brilliant
John Chevigny away on a 51 yard
dash to score again, as the battle
neared Its end, they battered down
Troy's wall and marched to a sec
Gets Under Way Early
Fast and powerful, the South
ern California squad Jumped Into
action from the beginning klckoff.
smeared several of Neimic's Ipng
shots, and began a march on its
own 26-yard line that ground the
Rockne men before them.
That first period drive, when
Notre Dame's defense crumbled
before the mighty Trojan jma,ch,
paved, the way. It shattered the
morale of the invading troops and
before the half was over, they
were almost completely In rout
Thus the Trojans made a final
flourish to as fine a football sea
son as they have ever enjoyed.
Conference champions, they con
quered a great inter-sectional rival
and did it far more effectively
than the two previous victories
registered by the Irishmen.
Notre Dame's vaunted warriors
were trapped under a barrage of
passes and crushed on the ground
Overhead Attack Is
Foiled By Westerners
Their own aerial attack help
less before the uncanny ability of
Southern California's pass Inter
ferers: their line buffeted by
thunderboltlng blows and a rain
of passes, the ramblers could not
helpbut retreat before tbe Tro
jans in the first half.
Framed in Southern Califor
nia's victory was the Trojans' dy
namic leader, von w imams, uia
spectacular dashes, fine passing,
and generalship was- Inspiring.
Around him the Trojan rallied
with such overwhelming power
that they could not be denied.
When he was carried off the
field on a stretcher in the final
quarter, victim of his own hard
playing, the dense throng gave
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PORTLAND. Dec. 1. (AP)-
Tndtaations that California is
preparing steps toward connect
ing Its road system with that of
Oregon, were seen today in a
eomunicatlon from Charles H.
Purcell. highway engineer for
California, to H. B. Van Duien,
chairman of the Oregon State
Highway commission. Purcell
advised Van Duzen that his bud
get has been approved. The part
of the budget which concerns
On the Pacific highway, north
of Treka, toward the Oregon line
Into the Shasta canyon, $500,000.
Completing ' macadam surface
from Crescent City to Sausallto.
This is the Redwood highway.;.
Improving road from Crescent
City to Oregon state line, near
(Brookings, to be used until new
road is located; survey, approvea.
3 Boys Escape
Three boys escaped from the
state training school near Wood-
burn Saturday night, it was re
ported to the Salem police. They
were Harold and Lloyd Haugh
ton. brothers 18 and II years old.
from Bandou, and Paul Ubits.
17, or-MyrtTe Point. The Haugh.
ton "brothers were sentenced to
the penitentiary but paroled' to
the training : school, . it
ported - - . , -
Cities Demolished! ; .
122 Persons Dead
Many Drown When Immense Torrent of Water is Freed
Due to Shaking Earth; Martial Law Proclaimed
In Some Sections to Prevent Disorders;
Tottering Ruins Torn Down
SANTIAGO, Chile, Dec 1. (AP) Official compilation of.
. the dead in the earthquake which rocked southern Chita
early today reached 122 tonight with more than sixty other:
deaths reported in unofficial dispatches. The government
announced that there had been more than 250 injured.
ihe cities of Talca and
although casualties were reported from a dozen other towns
Ezra Meeker, natriarch of the
LOreson trail, who is reported to be
recovering at Seattle, in spite oi
his 07 years, from what friends
thought would be his last pilgrim
age. Meeker moved into the Pnget
Sound country when Seattle was a
Settlement of 20 log cabins.
New Building First Project
Contemplated Here by
.Plans for a $1,000,000 develop
ment program in saiem on me
part of the Pacific Telephone &
Telegraph company, beginning
with the construction of a three
story fireproof building, costing
$184,000 on the property pur
chased last week on the south
side of State street between Cot
tage and Winter, were announced
in Salem Saturday by R. R. RIs-
ley, division commercial manag
er of the company. ,
The ' Announcement indicates
that the building will be started
at an early date; that it will be
of steel frame, fireproof construc
tion with a basement in addition
to the three stories. The exterior
will combine face brick and terra
cotta with the latest archltectual
Other Improvements which will
bring the total expended here up
to $1,000,000 will include new
equipment for the building, con
struction of conduits and placing
of cables to eliminate a large pro
portion of the overhead wires,
and further' extensions Incident
to Salem's growth.
This program covers several
of continued activity, Mr. Risley
Girl Turns Down
Ride With Head
Oi United States
SWANNANOA CLUB, Near
Waynesboro, Vs., Dec. 1. (AP)
A little girl walking along a
Virginia country rtSid today was
given an Invitation to ride with
no less a person than the presi
dent of the United States an In
vitation which she did not. accept.
Mr. Coolidge was returning to
the Swannonoa country club, from
a nunung trip when he noticed
the youngster trudging along the
road, carrying what appeared to
bo a heavy, bundle. - He ordered
his automobile stopped , and sent
secret ' service men to .. ask the
child if she did not want to ride.
Awe-struck, she silently shook
her head and fled down a side
new York.' Dec i(ap)1-
The New York Times 'announced
tonight receifJt of a wireless mes
sage that the Eleanor Boiling and
the City of New York, of tbe Byrd
Antarctic expedition, started to
gether i from Dunedln, : New Zea-
ln1 mt I'll on itunt ' .taait. rA
time , this afternoon . for- the lee
jbaxrier - , , v - -.
TO COST JLLIOII
PRICE FIVE CE?:xq
Chilian suffered most flrrealiv.
with destruction of property
in many others. '7
In Talca the official count
was forty dead and 200 in--
jured. The conductor of the
firsrtrain to come from that city,
however, estimated the dead at
80. -Martial law .was proclaimed
in the city and demolition of .tot
tering . ruins was begun to pre
vent further casualties.
Seventeen nersona were drown.
ef at the Barahona camp of WjS
Tenlente mine of the Braden C)p- .
per company when' the shock !t.
loose a torrent from the reser
voir. Ths flood swept away Apt
eral small bridges and the rlrr
works at Ouchapoal and other f al
ley villager. -
Five persons lost their lives u.
Quinta where the raUway station '
was wrecked by tha temblor. -".
Larger Cities 4re i
But Slightly Affected j ,
Santiago and Valparaiso wra
only slightly damaged, but1 sev.
era! persons wei- Injured In the
panlc-Btricken rush of the pop a- .
lace for the open air when &Le -Quake
woke ihem from sleep.! .
Other places fleeted were
Chilian, Curico, Peieguen - and
Santa Cf us. , , i .
Martial law was proclaimed at
Talca and the minister of war
hastened there by airplane. Spe
cial trains with. troops and relief
suppUes were started for jthe
Urlcken zone. A warship wis or- .
dered from Talcahuano - to con-,
slruction to render aid. j ; - -"
Ths earth tremors recurred Tor"
a period of three houri although
only the most severe was I felt In
the capital. The epicenter was
believed to have been near Talca. -
The torrent from the broken
reservoir of the mining camp "
swept away houses and their occu
pants as It raced down the valley
toward Cachapoat The reservoir
held. water used In washing the
ore from the copper mines. ' '
Are Sent On Ahead
Warnings were sent to the' vil
lages down the valley, including
Rio Abajo. Although structures '
along the river bank in Cachapoal
were swept away and siltr wat
heaped high in the lower part of
the town by the raging stream,
the authorities believed that their
emergency measures will keep
the flow in check. .
The authorities of Ancaaua. "
the capital of the province and 14
little lower in the valley, took i
measures to prevent the fouled
water from entering the reser.
roirs of drinking water at thai
point and others In the vicinity.
vvnue me government tonight
was making every effort to de
termine the extent of the catav ,
trophe in order to aid the strick
en inhabitants, it could . obtain .
only fragmentary ! advices over "
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WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 (AP) ;
-Two - big ghosts of the cam-- ,
paign farm relief and tariff re
vision hovered" over the capltol
today as returning members of '
congress " squared away for . the
concluding . short session , begin- 1
nlng on Monday. .:;'- 'y:lJ
Leaders of both the house and
senate found plenty, of business
for the term ending next March
4- as they pondered over-the caL
endars today. Bills to approprW
ate the several billions for next -year's
government expenses) . w ill
occupy immediate -attmtlon of b -
house and the old Boulder canyon
dam row will come again.
But the re-elected - republican .
hosts are looking ahead already
to the problems ot the approach
ing . administration v of " Herbert .
Hoover. - And the pre -session dis
cussion, . amounting x almost
wrangling, ; revolves about - cam-,
paign pledges for farm relief and
tariff revision ' and 1 an extra ses
sion for their consideration. ' "
The call of Chairman Hawley,
Oregon, of the" house ' Ways and
Means committee assembling Its
members on Monday to discuss a
tariff revision- program c served
temporarily to quiet the republi
can row as all "hands looked fur.
ward to the - committee's decision.
But with Herbert Hoover, woo
ls visiting South America, Ilea tta
final decision on the extra session
which many ; members are - tfa.
mandlng for the consideration t) I .
tariff revision and farm relief. -With
these demands : lncreasisf,
another dispute br on as to wheth
er it shall be held In the sprlr z
or .next gall, ' ':. ' "
CONGRESS WILL GET
UNDER WAY WM