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The Neif OREGON STATESMAN. Salem. Oregon, Friday Morning. Aprils. 1929
Wuhan' Defense Collapses as
Cantonese General Goes
Over to Hanking
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cession' area, which has been bar
ricaded to exclude - defeated and
demoralised Kwangsl troops. J I i
, A , civilian, peace : preservation
' committee hj been formed Thus
far there has be in a rioting."
Forefgnem Protected - ..
As Well An Possible " ; - L '
' The Nanking government la
Mid to be doing its utmost to se
enre the.- protection of foreign srs,
bat there Is - considerable alarm
as to the' possible danger from the
retreating Kwangei-coldlera, up to
the present the Wuhan armies
were said to hare been under con
trol, but practically all Kwangsi
military, and. official authorities
have now disappeared. .
General Chiang Kai-Shek's for
ces are .hard on the heels of the
retreating soldiers and tor" this
- reason It Is hoped that the Kwang
si bands' will avoid Hankow In
their withdrawal and proceed di
rect to the province of Hunan. -'
General .Chang : .
To Arrive Soon
Chang Kai-Shek himself is
pected to arrive In Hankow toihor
. row..' . . -
The low level of water in the
Tangtse river prevents big 'vessels
from coming to Hankow, but Brit
ish and Japanese naval authorities
' are doing what they c a n to
stfrf ngthen naval forces here and
are taking emergency measures to
protect their nationals. .
This city was panic stricken to
night and the Chinese military
headquarters were deserted. The
French and Japanese concessions
have been barricaded and in event
of whol$4le disorders all foreign
ers win mcentrate there ,
GUI 1 REPORT
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when federal cavalry came up af
ter a long chase. . .
Abandoned by their leaders, the
Insurgents made a desperate stand
against the fierce charges of the
federal cavalrymen under General
Anecleto Lopes, forming a line at
right , angles to the. railroad and
firing from the scantly shelter of
the stalled train.
Reach Car Windows - .
Federal cavalry charged In to
the very windows of the cars,
where some of their: dead were
later found, and equipped with
light machine guns, rifles and au
tomatics, m&wed down the' rebels.
Every window of General Esco
bar's staff Pullman car was smash
ed by their fire. i .-
Rebel casualties were nearly all
fa the Infantry, the cavalry escap
ing on horseback. . r
Insurgent' forces left between
La Refonna and Chihuahua- city
were estimated at about 5,0.
Reports from rebel headquar
ters at Santa Rosalia and Juares
conflicted with the despatch from
La Refonna. They described a reb
el counter attack at Jimenez, but
this was thoughts refer to events
which happened several days ear
Plata Body ef .
. General Almasaa gave the main
body of his troops a rest at La
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i : by the nles and regulations of the contest.- ' . - ; v
I agree to snake gppearancee on tht stage ot yom thea
tre as many times a deemed necessary by the coatest o
' : mlttee. for which; I tat to receive no comtpeasation. i
' s It is agreed that yea. are privileged to use my pketo--;t-
graph, for advertising purposes, aa well as allow my -ansae ;
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s any remuneration whaUoever
VI'gree to accept the decision ot the regularly appointed
Judges, as final, and if selected dk hereby agree to appear on ,
the stage of Portland theatre during the ay of May 1-1-3.
with the understanding that my traveling expenses as well aa ,
i hotel expenses while In Portland shall be taken care of by .the
,1 state-committee. ' - " r -'
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Refonna while his cavalry pursued
rebel cavalry northward in an ejfc
rort to force another battle, :
General Calles .declared that his
"campaign o f extermination"
would continue. The federals were
diverted to combat so called relig
ious insurgents la the states of
.Jalisco and Guanajuato.'
An American was held br fed
erals at La Refonna charged with
being a rebel aviator. ,
General . Cardenas oh the west
coast, reported to, Mexico City that
his infantry was entraining at La
Crux to mtfve up to Quila. near
Cultacan. His cavalry has already
adyancedrahff1he ebel army: was
reported fm retreat. : u V: !
i At Naco. Sonora, a federal air
plane was brought down by reb
els, and the aviators killed. An at
tack the besieged federal garrison
did" not materialize. . r
' CedTr.B.De MUIeVpersonaliy
directed production'. The Godless
Girt. written, by 'Jennie Maepher
son; -'-author t tThe . King of
Kings. wiir be the attraction at
Bllgh's- Capitol' today and Satur
day.' -i-.'vv " -- ,"f y.v
' The" story, deals Vith Ine foibles
of ' modern, " youth of advanced
thought in jefvic and religious af
fairs, s'nd of more or less.obJeC
Uo&aMe1 practices in 'state' reform
atorjes. - There arelnumerous dra
ifcstjc scenes in the picture,, the
climax being a fire .which is said
to be unexcelled for realism.
l The principal roles are in the
hands of Ltna Basqnette, 'George
Jpyryea. Noah Berry, Eddie Qull
lan and Marie " Prevost. "As ' an
added attraction the- Capitol-will
offer an all-talking comedy. -
has been to the throwirig of light
ed firecrackers? on the sidewalks.
among - crowds. 'Into " automobiles
moving along he"streeti, and Into
store fronts. v , v -
A climax was reached last year
when, while: t be dxtwntOwn streets
were jatnraed wiUTa' hqlldiy eve
ning crowds some Inspired youth
conceived the ,ldeh. ana 'put into
practices 'of .Shooting? skyrockets
down through tier thrbngs -on; the
NtrineftfGs p'ersons": have been
burned by powder, and "more ser
ious accidents have occurred. One
young womSff wa confined 16 her
bed - for months' after 'the - last
Fourth ot- Juiycelebtatiorf; be
cause of a firecracker" burn.' A lit
tle boy in? West SaTenr has not yet
recovered' fulty from injuries he
received when hit by an -automobile
while" fie was' darting across
the highway to f pick -up a' fire
cracker. Two rears . ago.- two fires
weVe caused in SaTerri by firecrack
ers. - & r - - - : v-i
But tolhe 'mari( of Salem's
ed and incesseat din for days b7
fore and after Independence day.
is the feature most ehtecllonable.
and the proposed ordinance1 is ex;
pected to hare -widespread sup
port. . ; -f. t - '
JTJfVr 'GETS- CASE '
SPOKANE. -Wash.. -prU -4.-;-(AP)"-The
'Jury was, given the
ease ef E. E. Flood, former vice
president of the Excliahge Nation
al-bank charged with conspiracy
to embezzle nearly 145,ooO, - at
6:34 o'clock this afternoon. Ssfter
It bad bee Instructed by Judge
E. E. Cashmasv- . : - j
- .rnt or nearest: relative.
thwitre at. once
SEB1Q FILM HERE
Complicated Situation Aired
. Before Court in Confer
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handed the treasurer of the coun
ty. -- - .
: A banker's committee wfil meet
again with, the court Tuesday.
Ke Part ef Taxes -: '-' - '. .. i ' -For
1028 are, Paid T- ; ; '
- Examination of . the records
shows' that the six "national banks
tsr the county were assessed taxes
of $11,565.04 in 111 of which
$7124,11 were paid. Iq 1117 the
levies: consisted, of $8811.14 of
which only $800.41 was paid, this
beihg received from the United
States-bank of Salem. The 1928
taxes from the six national banks
would have totalled S12.94t.3i al
though, these were never entered
on the rolls due to the court de
cision. None of the. tax for 1928
has been paid.-
" State' banks' have been unaf
fected by the court - decision; In
1928 more than' $30,000 in taxes
was paid by the It state banks in
the county, while In 1927. $23.
580.C was levied and $18,1S.01
was paid, several of. thq banks
withholding their taxes until a de.
elBion was handed down in a case
waged, by, Portland state .banks,
claiming tax exemption. It Is said
that the fatter litigation has been
ktlnued from Pace J.)
$1500 In twenty dollar
bills and turned la bis used car
for a new machine. .
While the impeachment hearing
was In progress cohorts of the
governor summoned to Baton
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Rouge tor an all day rally, swarm'
ed about -the - eanitol. and the
streets, cheered, listened to curb
stone orators and awaited with
lively Interest the appearance ot
the governor tonight at a mass
meeting where'he planned to de
fend ui record. s '
Governor Long lost a-support
er in the legislature when w. H.
Bennett, ef East Fellnclana. rose
to' a point of personal privilege
and declared he had been con
vinced that Governor Long had
made the statement "that, he had
bought and paid - for me ar he
would, a aach ot potatoes," and
for that reason he was severing
all relations with the governor
and resigning from, his office as
chief enforcement officer' of the
highway commission; to which the
governor appointed him last Au
gust. . . i -' ' ' -
Reasoas For His - . i
Decsslosi Are Given
Several wltnessea yesterday. tes
tified they had heard the govern
or make the statement but Ben
nett read a -signed denial, from
him. Bennett said :he was moved
to take his stand by the refusal of
the governor to issue a sworn de
Representative Leonard Saves,
of Avoyelles, the member who
was struck with a pair of brass
knucks during a fist fight in the
house last week, testified that last
July 1th, the day after the legis
lature had eliminated tea thou
sand dollars from an appropria
tion fpr the purchase of a car tor
the governor. Governor Long told
him he would get it any- way.
Star Boarder is
Off With Man's
Wife and Auto
. SAN FRANCISCO. April 4:
(AP) Joseph Bygle, motorman.
demanded a grand theft warrant
for a man he claimed stole his au
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Russion Choir Presents -;
EsitrdaplMiis ; ;-.
. Feature to Lure Crowd
Tonight at the Elslnore theatre
as well aa this afternoon when a
special matinee will be presented,
the Agrenava Slaviansky Russian
choir, heralded as aa extraordinar
ily fine attraction, will be heard
br Salem townspeople.
This choir, first begun by order
of the czar In 1840, has main
tained a continuous organixatlou
through the years, many of Its
members having served with the
present director for a number of
its yeara. .j-s-i f- - ?
, This is the first western trip ot
the organisation. . It is expected to
divide the outstanding, musical at
traction ot the year id Salem. .
-Early this season the choir was
In Honolulu where it received an
tomobile, authorities announced
here today. . 'J
"He was the star boarder at my
house," police say Bykle assert
ed. "And he not only stole my au
tomobile, but my wife too."
The 'authorities however, deter
mined that one warrant for the
man's arrest would be sufficient
tor the present.
GUINEA FOUL DIE
ASTORIA, Ore., April 4. (AP)
All but a few members of the
block of 100 guinea fowl liberated
recently in Clatsop county by the
stale game commission have died
from exposure. County Roadmast
er A. F Danielson said today. He
claimed the birds could - not ex
ist la wilds' of this country.
FIRST. AMERICAN TOUR OF
THE WORLD FAMOUS
GORGEOUS -COSTUMES SUBLIME MUSIC
SOMETHING DIFFENTJITHING NOVEL
Good Seats at the Box Office
ovation at each appearance. The
Honolulu Advertiser, said, In part:
A packed house greeted and
applauded every number offered
last night by the Agrenava Sla
viansky Russian choir. There Is
a. captivating llthsomenesa in the
singing and the dancing of the
Russian folk that so far has es
caped all. other peoples. Out of
their hearts they , dance and sing.
Every one is borne of Innermost
feeling. Their countenances are
like the smile ot a summer morn
ing.' or like the pathoa of a misty
sunset. They are more than art;
they are the art .which nature
Their opening programme was
varied and well chosen. They
sang Ukraine folk songs sprightly
with " the wind-swept hillsides.
They sang , songs of - battle and
strife of the steppes. They sang
English songs "The End ot a Per
fect Day" and "Just a Song ot
Twilight" being the most appeal
ing. Madame Slaviansky is a
wonderful director. She- modu
lates the voices of 30 singers with
the bending of a finger. She caus
es them to swell to passionate vol
ume with the bending of an elbow.
She .lifts them to starry heights
with a gesture of hand and head.
She. sends the base to the 'deepest
depths of a nod.
"Taking It all In all, It was by
far the best musical treat that
Honolulu . has ever had and we
predict a wonderful success for
them' In their New York debut.-
Baleens, 10, 75.
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. PK' PROGRAM
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material aspects of this study, in
the log house which the children
hare so Joyfully constructed; In
the fireplaces; In the covered wa.
gon and wallboard oxen; In the
charts; the rugs woven by the
girls on small looms; in the book
lets on pioneer life; and in the
state seals fashioned of clay and
carefully painted. The pupils have
made a pioneer booklet souvenir
for their visitors today; and. inci
dentally, they 'will serve a true
pioneer refreshment: popcorn.
The program which they have
Explanation of progress charts
by groups from class; poem, "The
Old Oregon Trail." by Betty Dot
son; original play, "The Decision"
written by Robert Law with the
scene laid at Champoeg; original
pioneer poems by the authors:
Virginia Wilson. Ruth HUlman,
Robert Law. Eunice Hanks, Kath,
'The greatest of all
crook dramas lives
again' est the screen
M, William Haines
Ton see him as the
er yon actually
hear him and the
other characters in
sequences! " '
TALKING P I O
IVRE8I1HI8 ONE IS THE
e v i- .
Fanchon & Marco Opportunity Contest
' COME! See Your FaTorite Candidate
W II O will Represent Salem
In the Ianchoa-Iarco Opportunity Idea
HLOHNATIONa START 9: SO P.M.
. '.w aw-i y.i m. ...-..
leen Rock and Betty Dotson: play, -"In
Pioneer Days., written by
Virginia Wilson; song. "The Old
Folks at Home." by sixth grade;
poem. "Beautrf ul , Willamette." .-41
Eunice Hanks. .V5
Play, "How Whitman Saved
Oregon for the United States." all
members et the class; address on
"Pioneer Life." Jndge Peter D'- g
Arcy, an Oregon pioneer and mem- 1
ber of the Oregon Historical so- 1
ciety; remarks by Superintendent
George W. Hag: the Oregon state
song by fifth .and sixth grades
-A Read the. Cldssified Ads.
, ni Chapter Five
Talking Act "Now and Then"
Eddie Peabody In 'College Chimes'
Pathe Sound News Events
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