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ou r aal
rr 1920, 5250.
AVef,ution of Salem 1900. 4258;
14 094; 1920. 17.879.
County 1920, 47.177: Polk
nf Audit Bureau of Clrcu
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OREGON: Tonight and Sunday
rain, fresh to strong easterly winds.
LOCAL: Minimum temperature
37, maximum 48, set 41... Rainfall,
.40. River 6.8, falling.
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Salem, Oregon, Saturday, December 18, 1920
t - DaMIIC
to go Before
0r pec. 18. State
ril nffnr the al-
aa u I'll
ivf of a $2000 farm or no mo
.. nr an I mil 31 lilt'
. r nor mojnth of service
...j nr veterans will oi
, k. the American region
Af Oregon, as a resuu
by the state executive
session in Portland,
i i, referred ny
i the neopl
.as determined. The leglon-
,i flic Japanese law of Cal-
. .tA ir, nrevonr ami nuiu-
M Oriental- in tne siuie. n
hinted out that the adoption
y,.i:rn)'( 1.1W HOUSCd .111 in-
of Japanese into Oregon.
v i r
MJ m ill 7
1 .J a
Big Vessel In
Montreal, Dec 18. Listing so
badly that her hatch combings
were awash due to a shifted car-
ro, the steamer Chicago City today
sent out a call for immediate as
sistance. She reported her position
as off the Newfoundland banks, a
housand miles east of Halifax.
,'.... Vol',: ill-, in U II'
police department was an-
;.. ..J i m t lull 111.
Kheld two .jewelers' mes-
Alius $10.otm worth of gems
P , -
i equipped with automobiles
KMit out today to aid in com-
112 WV C 1 1 1 1 1 1 ' l II t t , V, 11.111 IIHI
for! li expressions of alarm
judge;, ciiv omeiais ana nu-
:i'.tui.'- hi inzuions oua
discussing emergency meas-
t? Insure aiiiani'ite protection.
t:"u.s til s mi's i isn overt im-p
I within each reach of muv-
sna in plain view of custom-
e Jewelers Securtly league an
m a $25.0110 reward for the
ire and conviction of the mur
or ti'urdci ere of Edwin An
fifth avenue Jeweler.
(st night two men stopped a
cab in Central Park in which
Thomas v Edgar, wife of a
n, was riding, removed her
M searched her stockings,
i f.'om her fingers two diamond
trdered her out of the cal
dirfiflfed It"- Hr(va. I., i.lA
ig Elks Party
Self Is Report
Los Angeles, Cal., Dec. 18. A
statement that Lieutenant Pat
O'Brien, officer of the royal flying
corps in the word, was found dead
last nightin a downtown hotel, had
commited suicide was filed today
by detectives. It was stated that
the Investigation was closed and
there would not be in inquest.
Lieutenant O'Brien was found with
a bullet wound in his forehead and
an army pistol at his side. Police
said he had tried and failed to ef
fect a reconciliation with his wife,
Police said he had tried and failed
to effect a reconciliation with his
wife, a motion picture actress,
from whom he had separated.
A note in O'Brien's handwriting,
adressed to his wife, said another
women "has broken up my home
and take you from me," also that
the woman "caused this life of
mine, that just a few minutes ago
was happy, to go on that sweet ad
venture ol death."
Lines Free Of
Rule by Board
Railroad Labor Bur
eau Decides it Has
No Jurisdiction Over
Chicago, Dec. 18. The United
States railroad labor board handed
down a decision today interpreting
the Esch-Cuminings transportation
act to mean that the board (toes
not have jurisdiction over any in
terurban Or electric lines.
Appeals from employes on vnrf
ous electric lines, asking .the board
to hear their grievances, were de
nied. Arguments in the case were
heard several months ago. Mem
bers of the board stated at the
time their belief that, regardless of
which side won, the matter would
be appealed to the United States su
preme court for Interpretation of
the transportation act.
The decision was rendered in
cases brought by the sixteen rail
way brotherhoods against eleven
electric lines, whose employes have
joined the recognized organizations
of steam road employes. The roads
involved included the Spokane &
Eastern Railway & Power com
pany; Fort Dodge, Des Moines &
Southern railroad; Pacific Electric
Railway company, and Denver &
Dullas, Texas, Dec. 18. The
trustees of the Magnolia Pe
troleum company at a merl
ins; here today ordered paid
December 28, the $60,000,000
authorized captial J stock In
crease heretofore unissued, to
the stockholders of the com
pany as a 100, per cent stock
dividend. i I .
New .York, f)ee, lg.-r-Ea-inonn
De Valera. "president of
the Irish republic", will coine
out. of reUrcmcift Chrlstnws
day in New York city, accord
ing to his secretary- who re
cently denied reports that De
Valera lind left for Great Brit
uiu. Seattle, Wash.," Dec. 18.
ffarcotica valued "by federal
Officers at $40,O wwe seized
at the King street imssengcr
station here today by .United
States customs offlleals. The
drugs were found In two trav
eling bags which arrived at the
station on a trail from Van
couver, B. C.
The owner of the-bags could
not be found.
Toklo, Dec. 17. The Jlji
Shlmbun prints a report toduy
that new legislation, providing
fnr foreign land 'Ownership In
Japan is being drafted to
"meet the provisions of the
treaty now being negotiated in
Veteran of U.S
Air Service Is
London. Dec. 18. A sonational
shooting tragedy in a residential
flat in St. James street, Picadilly.
was disclosed this morning, when a
dancer, Miss Sophia Erica Taylor,
aged 29, and George Augustus Kel
ly. :!0, of Omaha, Neb., were found
shot. Kelly was dead and Miss
Taylor died shortly afterward.
Kelly served with the American
air force during tne war ann laieiy
had been connected with a promi
nent American advertising agency.
Miss Taylor's maid is quoted by
an evening newspaper as saying
that the tragedy occurred last
evening. She said Kelly had been
keeping company with Miss Taylor,
but recently the latter had been
receiving the attentions of an army
The maid declared Kelly follow
ed Miss Taylor Into the flat last
evening from the street and short
ly afterward the maid heard sounds
of a struggle. She intervened, but
a shot was fired over her shoulder
and Miss Taylor dropped to the
floor. There was another shot and
Kelly dropped dead, the maid asserted.
The sum of $281.19 in escheat
money was turned over to the state
treasury, Friday by Dr. R. B. Lee
Steiner, superintendent of the state
hospital for the insane. This fund
represents money left at the insti
tution by patients Who have died
or eloped within the last six
months, leaving no trace of rela
tives. The turn-over is made every
six months, the fund going to the
common school fund.
Indianapolis, bid,, Dec.
Unofficial returns received
from all over the country Indi
eate the re-election ol John a
Lewis president of the Uni
ted Mine Workers of America
over Robert H. Harlin, of
Washington, according to a
statement issued from Interna
tional headquarters today.
... j; ,-(U(l(!-. 1. il. IT. A.
'tndo- if, years of age. and
. . him in- invicea ro rue
PMI Klks entertainment spon-
" Dj in,. i(jrt.'s "t,i brother"
"tee which will be held tit
i"mor M.md.iv ni,Tiit of
.i. i.. tv::0 land uinnnflMd
' - i -urn a ni'e i.ouisc
f i" in int- ncafl iiipi. nl (he
at. i! there is anything
i uii is nrisn r iiecn rlis-
, ,111 aim miwnniiu.
ill rnimiHo . i i i
u .inn ui iiL'i
1 ' ..1 .s cvnccTcd to
'"u" 'ii ii.-. (() IIM -,1'mni'v-
ant to see hundreds of
Present," Mr Knowland said
' morn: g. -The program will
mm will enjov.
Wm Miss run. ill ,h-. .-su
er rntertiilnnwi.t i...,i
b.' l:: ,ans rf Pip Rlk"
Kay Woolen Mills
Shut Down Tight
Contrary to an impression gen
erally held about Salem and other
parts of the state, the Kay Woolen
Mills, of this city, were operating
to capacity until today when about
half of the mill closed down.
By next Wednesday the mills
will be deserted, according to an
xfinannaamant this morning of
Thomas B. Kay. He Is not able at
the present time to name the date
on which the mills will re-open.
And Bonuses To
j y iinnnve
. . ljt-r 1 r r-f rrr
-"ar, Doughs Xewton were
,, conspiracy to vio
lh, pr('1' bi'icr. law b u Jui v
Initf.i states district court
Gsriae th ii.!i i
lrnBSr.,i..-. - i in
jwi. aai nut f.n..
. . . . i l navin
It severil rpnnrta rt
' ''' that a anAnt1i
"ports or wagers
action he- SAifl
Who be'tevo! in im In.
- wt. e entirif.,! i
"a run for
s v'- '-lent ncencr license
. in :i Kurnsiae
Wo.. ' '-
" '-ram. state labor
orer n.-....-. .
M,h , -"mw was cnaru-
Billnp a..U . . . .
"r-' . tr, : .
.wui ursi mrorming him
" mr nui i e law
" (h- Lousrn's second
Marion. Ohio, Dec. IS. In an
other set of conferences today
President- elect Harding heard ad
vice on the two subjects which for
the present bulk largest in hid
mind, the choice of a cabinet and
a plan for world peace.
On the proposal for an associa
tion of nations, he again conferred
with Senator James A. Reed of
Missouri democrat, who took a
leading part in the fight of senate
(rreconsilables against the Versail
Another on the president-elect's
appointment list was Dr. Nicholas
Murray Butler of New York, a stu
dent of international law and an
advocate of ratifcation of the Vet
sailles treaty with reservations.
Harry M. Daughterly, pre -convention
manager for Senator Hard
ing and since the Chlncago con
vention one of his closest advisers,
ad Senator Harry S. New. of In
diannn. in charge' of the republican
speakers bureau during the cam
paign, were callers whose confer
ences were understood to concern
Must Seek Jobs
Hundreds of men will be thrown
out of work by uii shutdown of
the logging camps and sawmill of
the Charles K. Spaulding Logging
company which will lake place tonight.
The cessation of activities, re
sulting from the uncertain condi
tion of the lumber market, win oc
made for an indefinite period, and
will affect both the lumber mill
and the box pla'nt In Salem. Ad
vantage of the opportunity for re
pair work will be taken while the
,m Is closed, anda bout $20,000
will be spent in the Installation ot
new boilers and other equipment
The sash and door factory will con
..-r., ii.,(iielv 4S(1 men are em-
ntnved in the mill and camps of the
,.,:,nv. and logs aggregating
about 8,000,000 feet of timber are
afloat in the Luckiamute river.
These will be cut this winter If the
ill resumes operations.
The output of the Spaulding com
New York, Dec. 18. Christmas .
the financial district this year.
fudged by surface conditions, wui
lack the spontaneous and prodigal:
spirit which made memorable the
holiday seasons of the three pre-1
This change is directly traceanie
to the world-wide reaction in fin
ance, industry and general trade.
which has been brought nome
Wall Street with increasing eni-
ihasis during tiie past few months.
For the most part, the hanks.
trust companies and other financ
al hlllllnlll'SSl have had a prosper
Several prominent banks have
mnounced bonuses ranging from
"ifteen Ic twenty-five percent of
In several instances Christmas
gifts are expected to mount to
'iftv percent of the year's pay, ac
companied by an increase of salary
fm the coming year.
Stock exchange firms and com
mission houses are not expected to
be so liberal as in the past.
Aid In Care of
Washington. Dee. 18. Recom
mendations that the states assume
part of the care of disabled world
war veterans and for consolidation
of all federal agencies dealing with
ex-service men were made by Di
rector Cholmley-Jones of the hu
reau of war risk insurance, in his
anual renort made public today.
He urged that the states build hos
pitals and lease them with option
to purchase, to the government.
... ., ,i ii ii i mi i
has been approwmaiw
f. ,1 lenresentihg about $1,500,000.
This is an increase of 30 or 40 per
ennt unlive the output of last ear
The pavroll of the mill and camps
ii about $60,000 a month, and the
v.-u-iierir nlant. which shut down
. mnnths aco. when oper
:,.l,ls annroximately $10,000
more to the monthly payroll
Delegates of Newly El
ected Countries Sit
In Session; China
Geneva, Dec. 18. The first
assembly of the league of na
tions, which lias been In ses
sion here smoe November 15,
adjourned its sessions this eve
ning. Geneva, Dec. 18. Certain ques
tions affecting international rela
tions coming within the jurisdic
tion of the league of nations have
been reserved by China for a more
opportune occasion for bringing
them to the attention of the coun
cil or assembly of the league, Dr.
Wellington Koo, Chinese delegate
declared at today's session of the
assembly. Representatives of Aus
tria, Bulgaria, Luxembourg. Alba
nia. Costa Rica and Finland, which
have been made members of the
league, had seats la today's meet
ing but did not participate in the
proceedings. It was impossible to
secure the proper credentials In the
short space of time.
The crenerul conclusions of th !
mandate committee's report which
vas availed with much interest,
were that the council of th" league
had adopted such a policy regard
ing mandates that there was no op
portunity to discuss them publicly
before thev went Into force; that
the mandatory nations should not
recruit soldiers in territories con
ri,l..il ti. them, ror profit by their
rust in SK plotting for their own
benefit the natural resources or
Lord Robert Cecil in prcseiuing
the renort suggested mat .n '
one woman should be appointed a
member of the mandate commis
sion inee that body will have much
to do regarding women and chil
dren in mandated territories.
Lord Robert took the council
harply to task for its lack of en
rgv and clear sighledness in deat
ng .with nations that had been Rlv
m mandates, and for the secrecy
iractloed by the council regarding!
they bad ,-eceivcd. The cmimiuee
report called attention to the coun
cil's refusal to communicate these
mandates to the assembly, ami sug
gested the situation should receive
attention from the committee nn-
....( I in tstndv am-'tl'lmenis in
iini , -
the covenant of the league a
view to clarifying the relations be
tween the council and the assem
bly. en innraa rev BALFOUH
Geneva, Dec. 18. Charges by A.
J Balfour, British member of the
council of the league of nations
that alempts were being made in
assembly circles to coerce the coun
cil on the question of mandate!
featured a spirited debate in tne
The assembly eventually adopted
the report of its mandate commit
tee which declared the council
had adopted such a policy regard
ing mandates that there was no op
portunity to discuss them Publicly
before thev went into force The
report also declared against the re
cruiting of soldiers by mandator-,
nniinns in territories they were
Washington. Dec. 18. John Ber
ens, an American mining man, of
San Francisco, was killed about
November 29, in the state of Mexo
co, Mexico, according to informa
tion received today by the state
department from the American em
bassy at Mexico City.
He Was Present
In Vice Shack
inn ''"rancisco. Dec. 18. Ed-
mond (Spud) Murphy, pugilist and
alleged criminal gangster, attempt
ed to prove In his trial here today
on a charge of attacking Miss Jes
sie Montgomery, here that he was
not present when the attack was
said to have been committed.
He rqanitained through what the
defense termed "defensive alibi"
testimony that the girl and her
companion, Miss Jean Stanley, for
merly of Portland, another alleged
attack victim, were mistaken in
their identification of him. Mrs.
Murphy, wife of the defendnnt, was
called upon to substantiate this
The Montgomery girl testified
that even If the offense were pun
ishable by death it would not have
the slightest effect in her identifi
cation ot Murphy.
Staple Foodstuffs Are
Slated For Protection
By Tariff Bill Framers
High Import Duties on Wool and Wool
Clothing Abo Tentatively Agreed Vpm
by House Ways and Means Committee
Dallas, Dec. 18. With creden
li.ils of only ('" delegates from 20
of the 37 precincts in the county
presented up to '- o'clock this af
lei noon, the convention called to
consider the proposed recull of
County Judge Asa B. Robinson
bad made but little progress up lo
All of the 37 precincts in th"
county selected their delegates to
the convention at meetings held in
the various districts yesterday.
With A. B. Koen, editor of the
I'olk County Observer, one of the
prime movers in the recall move
ment, presiding, the convention
spent the early part of the day in
passing upon the credentials of
delegates and consideration of a
proposal to include the office of
county commissioner In the recall.
The proposal to recall the ciiiiu-
commlssioner was bitterly
fought and is expected to be re
No names of candidates to op
pose Judge Robinson in case the
recall election is ordered had been
presented to the convention up to
a late hour tills afternoon.
WioViinirfnn ripe 18 In its first step toward enact
of the emergency tariff, the house ways and means conn!
tee today tentatively agreed to place high import dutieajsr
wheat, corn, wool and wool clothing, beans, potatoes, peanKtsn
onions, sheep and cattle and mutton and lamb meat.
of Using Eneftiy
New York, Dec. 18. Dr. KdwardL
A. Rumely, former publisher ot
the' New York Evening Mail a
8. Walter Kaufman and Norntu:
Llndhelm, his co-defendants, weeei
acquitted by n Jury here todar on
three counts of an indictment
charging conspiracy to withhold,
from the government knowledge
of the alleged German owners!
of the oaper. and found guilty ort
The finding of not guilty wua on
counts alleging that tho Oerman,
government owned actual shar
of the newspapers stock, while the
verdict of guilty was on that pars
of the indictment which alleged
the defendants had borrowed mon
ey from German sources
which to conduct the paper.
Marlon county valuations of tax
able property this year, although
showing a decrease of $509,538, is
representative of a $568,462 gain
over last year. The loss of auto
mobile property valuation in the
county amounted to $829,000 and
the state tax commission lowered
(he valuation on tho county publl
A possible 49 ,nltts will be Ink
tax of Salemlles this year, divided
to represent, school district tax,
13.3 mils, city tax, 13.7 mills, ami
state and county tax. approximate
ly 22 mills. This tax is 11.9 mills
blgber than last year. In the rural
districts of the county a county and
state tax of approximately 27 mills
will bo levied because of the road
work planned and the tuition of
Last year the total valuation of
Hie cities in Marled county lor lax
nllon was lS,IOT,!ft, anil this
year $1 .1,(182.420. showing a loss
of $224,883 by the change In auto
mobile appraisements, even over
the gain made on personal mid real
property this year.
Including (he persnnnl
property valuation this ye
Paris. Dec. 18. The French for-
ffiee announced this evening
bat the French minister in Athens
would leave the Greek captal Sun
day ami that It was probable tne
British minister also would depart
H,i,ilirti':ition and agamai
ion of the natural resources
of such territories for th
of the mandatory powers.
For Misssing Girl
tiotroit. Mich., D
,.f feaerted summer cottages ann
hunting lodges on
lower Detroit river was begun by
,)0nce today for Miss Marv C. Id
well. 18, who disappeared Wednes
day night. One of the girl s gloves.
iTi o note from hei ha
C'Uliaiii.iift - tmM
b. en picked up in a street ne.- . the
. mm. nnti. Raid she w as about
1 1 i -. " -
to be "taken away by
nhin. Dec 1
crit of a receiver am
Mon nei i
. . -, v. ,n i ici i ,.- ..-
in,- i - noinl tot
an -attorney today filed suit in
Z courts again, -he Goodye
7- ',"t. wlmlsa
in nm nun .
. i.,.'.( . i in tn-
Q hs rfirctors f" in
tfl Men Drowned
Charleston. W. Va.. MO !
ai.teen men are reported to have
which they were
Spring Hill, mar here.
vhen a sum
Stagg Is Givein
Tnrnma. Wash.. Dec. 18 George
T. Stagg, former. Taeoma and sc
uttle newspaperman, at noon today
ppaaisd before Superior John D.
unpen rod before Superior Judge
John D. Fletcher and pleaded
guilty to kidnaping his son. Hobby
Stagg. on September 14.
Stagg was sentenced to the state
nciiiieiiilarv for a term of from 10
to 1.1 years. The ease against Miss
Hetty Brainord, charged as an nc-
'impllce in the kidnaping, was dls
Missed by Judge Fletcher.
Hit by Car Today
Twelve-vear-obl Clsra Howard
1 237 Marlon stret. -scaped Injury
this morning wh-n she was slftM
and knocked from the bicycle she
was riding bv an autnmnblle driven
by P. F. Biolzhelse. route 4. Wit
',..,.. Bdtrt that the acrldent was
Miss Howard was struck bv 'he
car when she essayed to avoid an
other automobile h she was riding
east on State street. Suddenly
swerving in front of the Stolzhi le
machine, she was knocked to the
r In the
,.,( Atatrlnts. the less of automo
bile valuation has lowered the to
tal valuation of the districts from
2(J,:iS4.840 to $20,100,185, which
Is $284,655 less than last year. The
no school districts which were ap
praised last year at $348,660 won'
this v. ar placed nl a valuation of
ion ur.a .. hleli because Of the
loss or valuation on public utilities
and SUtomebile valuation Is lost
valuation of $.17,810. These
amounts lost by the deduction or
the two large, amount, was only
part made up on real and personal
property. On real properly where
Improvements had been mad- a
small portion w is regained but the
balance was added In the valuation
of personal properly.
The valuation last yeai nn
$42,292,143. This year It Is $11.
782.60.1. Had the amounts which
were lost by detracting of the au
tomobile appraisements and state
tax commission valuation of pun
lie utilities bn retained with the
inorease of $568,462 a county valu
ation increase of $1,078,000 would
have been realized.
2 Accused of
$10; 3 Forfeit
It. W. l'eyrec and Clifford Wil
son, two of five men arrested Frl
day afternoon by officer Verden.
M. Motrin, a ared before Po
lice Judge Karl Rilce this after
noon and pleuded gullly to charg
es of speeding their automobiles.
Bach was fined $10.
R. N. Burgess, It. S. Ide and f
Karley forfeited $10 bond each
when they failed to appear act S
o'clock to answer to like clJrgei
Ide was arrested for apvMHoti
on North Capitol street between
Union and Market streets; Wllsort
was charged with speeding on Cap
itol between Union and II; Baclejr
was ehi rgod with speeding orr- the
Fairgrounds road; Burgess amd
l'eyrec -bn Capitol between Union,
Pendleton. Or.. Dec. 1
tions to impress congress -with the
urgent necessity of immediate, ade
,Z - relet, preferaoly by the -1'
. '.if nf an embargo cgainst the
fit TGI IK"
Bill Is Forming
of a bill for reapportioning the
membership in the house on the
basu of increases in population
,hown in the 1920 census was be
eun todav by the census commit
tee pursuant to a decision reached
,hrat a caucus
. ' - - -- nnh through
lasi mum . f
legislation at the present session of
products pending .he enact-
men' of a comi"'" "V Kl.
"riff program. " were p.ed b
00 wool growers of the state mee,
:n,v'-third annual convention of
,he Oregon Wool Growers' associa-
ti0jnav H. Dobbin of Enterprise,
prudent of the Wool Growers as
sociation, in an address said sta
rvation of Prices and not curtail
ment of production Is needed.
Ship In Distress.
New York. Dec li.-The Amer
can schooner Jane Palmer. New
port News to Buenos Aires, is in
Xcss about 508 miles east of
rane Hatteras. according to a wire
feTd'spatch received here tod
'to lend any needed
x' heavy storm was rinn7
diasbled steamer was leaking bad
v the message said.
Pmoertv Valuation Is
$1 1,620,4 13; City Has
Record Unique In U.S.
at the present urne .Mall .k. .ahialion on
than it was aurina --- ir.a .mi
years previous to the outbreak of uumy pronl have been
the war. cny ui... - - ,n reduced by the s'ate rax c.mn...--ord
of economy not equalb d b an ' a. , what .h.
of similar sue m '" ! ssed woperty valuation wouio
tn : MBi nroper'y valustion would
. k. . .. . in. ,.,,'t had been
. - , . r in' ne ti,, ' -
defray operating ... , to iuiM yearn w hen automo-
of i biles were asersaeii are mm
ae-'able. but In HI, when the lev)
15.S mills the valuation i
I ft:.78.Zl more man
this i $400. 0 more tnan mis i'
hiie there have been several hun
. .. ft . u
tnirti'iir Hollars rinrni
ui!ding since I ft.
f sny city with a ijpuisiion
..hi f THIS -l " -
for 'but 15S. decreaw-
tiooo For many years
fore thew ar Salem was runn ng on as
a levy of 14 mills: iMM
lew was 1. mills.
year It is but 1J.7 mills.
The assessed valuation of S-lem
property for this year is lll.CMj
a. OrnrMi T1V d OWt
4IJ. accoruiiis t" . , ,.uu i ,K
ihis morning by CV Recoroer r.. , . -
lace. Last year the valuation was; equal our record
:ngCot the vai'uaUon is iaid to the.,, find V J-ge Bace said today
Wins: May Play
Everett, Wash., Una. ! A dis
patch to fhe I StSai neraio ..". i
Pasadena says officials of rtli Fv
tte ftKitlnll squad Msg I
m defeated Iing Beach "I I-ong
lleach. Cal 28 to 0. nave rrai
an offer of a game In I'asad. na
against some strong eastern team
5 Huntsmen Draws
Fines for Illegal
Killing of Game
Five persons were arrested last
week by game wardens for vlola-
nf the arnme laws and each
was fined $25 and costs in the Jus
tice court at Dallas. Or.
Thre of the quintet, Lewis VI
vette. Robert Vantrin and Jacques,
Im Uante of Salt Creek were ar- 1
rested on charges ot Killing uee,
out of season.
The other two nrrested. Dr. C
U Post ami Mauilce uaiioii in
Dallas, were charged with shooting
ducks after sundown.
Prowler Seen From
vm I. A Westacott, 864 South
12th street, niw a suspicious look
ing man from the bathroom win
dow last night. I'ollre were noli
fled that somebody was endeavor
ing to gain entrance to the West
Officers Moffift and Victor, in
voHtlgatlng, learned that the Man
had diirippearrd shortly after he
was seen, and was-lhotight to have
run In the direction of the Yew
Park school A thorough search
of the neighborhood was made,
but the man could not be locate I.
Dee. 1. A
tnrm is moving
irritation to 'he
": i : - ' - '
whole coast and most of the lag'
leau region. It Is exported to con
tinue for st least twenty four
hours from i a. m. today Storm
warnings were posted from Point
Reyes to Eureks.
Desire To Vote Cost
Woman D'vorce Suit
Dallas. Or.. Dee 18. A copy of
registration to vote In San DIcro
Cal . filed last May by Mrs. Elhe
DeSelm lost for her a suit for ri1
vorhce from Wilt C. DeSelm In
court here yesterday. The copy of
registration was produced bv h'
Imsbitul as evidence that she had
not compiled wth 'he Oregon law
demanding' a residence in the state
for one year to secure a rtlvorc
Mrs. Tie Selm told the court that
nhe had been living In Oregon prior
to a return to Kan lilego im sprum
to see her husband. Th certified
"opy of registration was evidence
hat he had sworn her residence In
a:i Dleao at time of registration.
The case was dismissed by
French Are Nol
Huns Pay Debt
Paris, Dec. 17 Premier Iievgues
replylnk today to nn Interisdlation
In the chamber of deputies constern
Ing disarmament and reparations
"The French representatleejw at
Brussels have been given clear and
concise Instructions. France la nol
desirous of compelling Germany to
pay her reparations In gold matras.
Francs asks only til" execution or
the peace treaty within reasonable
limits whether Germany's debt Ih
paid In gold or goods matterw not.
so long as the debt la paid.
"We do not wish France to n
pe.n before the world as a nation
u filch nouses Its strength. Propa
ganda Is going on. especially in the
I'nlted States, to picture France as
a militarist and Imperialist power.
Against such propaganda Kraaee
must reply by opposing u clear and
of Foods Lower
Washington. Inc. it. A furtlver
decrease of !Vk per cent In retail
food prices In November as cawi
nared with October was reported
m,.v hv the department of labar's
bureau of statistic- Th" grantee
decrease, five per cent, was
Heights Club Will
Give Xmas Program
I have bee
There will lie little sorrow I'
senatir Ix-dce s not In the new
-iVnet there are bigger men th
he foe secretary of state Pend'.r
nrt Bis Oregonian.
An interesting. nld-tasnion-..
sw.i... ,,n,Drmii tn he riven at
iiiit i ii'in i"
th. community hall
Th u rsday
promised by members of 'he Be
Heights Progressive dub
laid plans for the
a meeting held Tin. i day after-
Nssrly 1 2 000 bushels of whea'
ire being shloped worn the Wester
Warehouse company's eleeator thl
k In Athena to be ground In-
i flour at the Preston-ghaffer mill.
one of the
Mln- ri-- Down
Rail Laka City, Utah. Dee.
The l'tsh-Apex mine.
tergest lead producers of the startle
closed today, putting 200 me eatt
of work. The present low once f
lead, high freight rates and Ina
bility to secure satisfactory eeas
trarts with the smelters were as-
igned by the management n Mg