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Mrs. Roosevelt Points To
Her Support Of Al Smith,
Catholic, In All Campaigns
NEW YORK, July 25. (API Mn. Franklin D. Roosevelt, an
swering charges of Francis Cardinal Spellman that she has a
"record of anti-Catholicism," said today she had supported Al
fred E. Smith, a Catholic, in every campaign that he made.
She made the comment in her copyrighted column "my day,"
published in the World Telegram. "I want freedom of religion
to prevail in this country," she wrote.
She said that in campaigning for Smith for president she was
shocked "by the extent of what I considered bigotry against the
Roman Catholic church, and I certainly do not wish to encourage
anyrnmg or mat kind.
Cardinal Spellman In a letter
to Mrs. Roosevelt last Thursday
criticized her lor her opposition
to federal funds for parochial
and private schools. He said that
"your record of anti-Catholicism
stands for all to see a record
v-'hjch you yourself wrote on the
pages of history which cannot
be recalled - documents of dis
crimination unworthy of an
Mrs. Roosevelt wrote that her
Hyde Park telephone number is
supposed to be private, but ,t
rang every few minutes after
the letter was made public by
Cardinal Spellman last Friday
morning. She said mail does not
reach there until between 11
a.m. and 12 noon and at first
her secretary was completely mis
tified "and I had to tell her to
say there was no comment, since
I could hardly comment on some
thing which I had not yet seen."
Separation Policy Backed
-"Now that I have had time to
read the letter carefully," she
said, "I shall, of course, answer
the cardinal personally and in
"However, since I consider it
important that there should 3e
as little bitterness as possible
engendered among the Protes
tant, Catholic and Jewish groups,
or any other religious groups in
our nation, I shall not discuss
this question any further on a
p-'rsonal basis with Cardinal
Spellman. One's basic beliefs
must be stated on matters which
we think important, but that cah
be done as citizens and not as
members of any particular reli
"I want freedom of religion
(Continued on Page Two)
! ( In the Day's News
By FRANK JENKINS
BY a vote of 82 to 13, the U. S.
senate approves the North At
lantic treaty under which the na
tions of Wtstern Europe, plus the
United States and Canada, agree
to go to each other's help if any
of them is attacked.
It involves the principle of the
immortal Three Musketeers
"One for all and all for one." Its
purpose is to strengthen the coun
tries that are Opposed to commun
ism. LET'S try to think straight about
If you lived in a remote, com
munity where one big bruiser
with screwy ideas threatened
evedybody else, the rest of you
would lay plans to gang up on him
if he tackled ANY of you, wouldn't
How else could any of you feel
ASK yourself this question:
If Russia should attack the
United States, would you rather
go it alone? Or would you feel
better If we had the help of these
other countries with whom we
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STALIN COMES FIRST
Choice, If Forced, Would
Be Against Catholicism,
Czech Spokesman Says
PRAGUE, Czechoslovakia, July 25. UP) Czechoslovakia's Com
munist premier said yesterday that if forced to choose between
Catholicism or communism, the country's answer would be:
"Moscow, Stalin, socialism." , '
Premier Zapotockv. soeakine to .
15,000 union members in Trutnov
formerly a part of the Sudetan
German region declared:
"If the Pope today excommuni
cated all communists and with
them all the co-operating, believ
ing Christians, then we would be
aware of the fact that he is ex
communicating nearly the entire
Czechoslovak working people.
"Our people have found a real
friend and ally in the east. We
never posed ourselves the ques
tion, Rome or Moscow? However,
if that question U placed to us
through actions from the other
side, then we shall leave nobody
in doubt that the answer of our
nation shall be that there is no
other alternative for us but Mos-cow-Stalin-Sociallsm."
Even as he spoke, Czech com
munist officials were denouncing
the church's excommunication of
communists as a "devilish means
of sowing discord" in communist
The communist press backed
Hard Labor Faced
For War Crimes
PARIS, July 25. -UP) 0 1 1 0
Abetz was sentenced Saturday to
20 years at hard labor for war
crimes committed while he was
nazi ambassador in occupied
The 46-year-old Abetz was
charged with complicity in the
killing of Georges Mandel, for
mer French minister of the in
terior; aiding in sending French
Jews "to the east"; aiding in de
portation of Frenchmen for forc
ed labor in Germany; pillage of
Tench art treasures ana other
Safe Looted At
"Sever; 1 tousand" dollars were
takr-n from the safe of the safe
way store in Roseburg in a week
end robbery, reported Chief of
Police Calvin H. Baird this morn
ing. Entrance to the store was made
through a hole in the roof, just
large enough to admit one person,
and through a second hole in the
ceiling of the women's rest room,
The safe is located in the front
of the store, just behind the check
stands. The saf t was opened by
its combination lock, said Baird,
and the contents of the safe rifled.
Receipts from Saturday,
amounting to "several thousand
dollars" in cash and checks, were
taken, ihe exact amount has not
yet been determined. The robbery
was discovertd by Gifford Hem
merly, acting manager.
Wild Animal Show To Go
On Minus Huge Gorilla
SPOKANE, July 25 (ff) The
wild animal show at Liberty Lake
will go on minus Barangtu, the
star, and an attendant who left
a cage gate open.
Barangtu, a 300-pound gorilla,
locked in a savage two-hour fight
with a black panther last night
after a gate separating their ad
joining cages was left unlocked.
them up in the violent church
state war now waging in Czecho
slvakia. Newspapers linked the Vatican
decree with Amtrican foreign
oolicy calling it:
"An essential part of the cold
war, a direct follow up to the
Marshall plan ... for the subju
cation of Europe."
NEW YORK, Julv 25. UP)
Poman Catholics were told in a
sermon at St. Patrick's Cathedral
yesterday that it is a sin to read
the Dally Worker, the American
The statement was made by the
Rev. Edwin B. Broderlck, in the
presence of Francis Cardinal
Spellman, archbishop of New
The sermon explained the ef
fects Of the Pope's recent order
excommunicating Catholics who
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Fair today and Tuesday.
Sunset today 7:43 p. m.
Sunrise tomorrow 4:5 a. m.
Employers Reject New
Offer; Governor Plans,
To Ask Seizure Power
HONOLULU, iuly 25. UP)
Failure of an employer-union
conference called By Gov. Ingram
M. Stainback today tightened the
deadlock in the 86-day Hawaii
The governor attempted to
crack the impasse before he goes
before a special session of the
legislature tomorrow. He will ask
for powers to seize the docks
and hire civil service- stevedores.
Both sides in the strike oppose
The meeting veiterdav led an
informal wage offer'jby Henry
scnmiat, a leader or the cro
International Long shdremen's
and Warehousemen's union. Em
ployers turned it down.
Meanwhile, there was watchful
interest in announced plans of
the non-union Hawaiian Steve
dores, Inc., to load the first out
ward cargo of sugar since the
CIO Longshoremen quit work in
the islands' six ports May 1.
"There won't be any violence,"
said Schmidt. He predicted only
a skeleton picket line at the pier.
But he was "pretty damn sure"
the AFL crewmen won't go back
aboard the ship the Isthmian
freighter Steel Flyre. They walk
ed off last week,
ILWU officials here and In
San Francisco declared the ship
woum oe iarjeiea "not" and would
not be unloaded on the west coast
by union stevedores. Normally,
the sugar would go to the Ameri
can Hawaiian Sugar Co. refinery
at Crockett, Calif., but it may go
Hawaii is bulging with 327,000
tons of sugar, valued at $38,000,
000 and stored wherever the mills
can find a dry place includ
ing theater ; lobbies.
The ILWU has been striking to
boost longshoremen's wages from
$1.40 an hour. Employers offered
a 12-cent increase. They once ac
cepted me i4-cent figure recom
mended by a fact finding board
but the union rejected that.
Southern Demos Lose
Round On Anti-Poll Tax
WASHINGTON, July 25 UP)
Southern Democrats lost the first
round today in a fight to jlock
House action nn an nnti.nnll tnv
They tried to force adjourn
ment before the T-Tnnen mnM
start considering the measure,
but lost by a roll-call vote of 242
The TnnvA VLiaa analnaovaA K.r
Rep. Gossett (D.-Texas), outspok
en ODnonpnr nf the nrnnncor) law.
to bar levy of poll taxes as a pre-
lequisne io voting in elections lor
president, vice president or mem
bers of Congress.
It W3 iha flffh TTnilcn n(fn tv.
less than 30 years to pass an anti
poll tax bill.
Most Of Nation Still
In Heat Wave's Clutch
CHICAGO, July 25 UP) The
news from the weather bureau is
mostly bad. The heat wave over
most of the nation hasn't budg
ed. The mercury was doing anoth
er fast run-up today all the way
from the Rocky mountains east
ward to the Atlantic seaboard.
And to make it more uncomfort
able, the humidity was getting in
a good lick.
Some scattered showers ap
peared certain to have at least
a brief cooling effect in parts of
New York, Pennsylvania and
New England by afternoon. Oth
erwise Just another sweltering
day was in prospect with tem
peratures ranging up to the mid
dle 90's throughout the plains
states and into the lower 90's
School Election Upheld
ASTORIA, July 25. UP) The
election which consolidated the
Clatsop Plains school with Gear
hart by a one-vote margin had
been ruled valid today by the
Clatsop circuit court.
The judge turned down the suit
of Harry Webb, who contended
that improper methods of chal
lenging voters had prevented his
casting a ballot. Webb had re
registered too late to qualify for
the election, but actually he was
already qualified as a voter.
Judge Howard K. Zimmerman
said that "Webb's failure to vote
was simply due to his own ig
norance as to his right to vote."
Drunken Mother Pushes
Baby Carriage; Fined
LONDON, July 25. UP) Mrs.
Jean Donaldson, 32, was fined 20
shillings ($4) today for pushing
a baby carriage while drunk.
A policewoman said Mrs. Don
aldson and her Infant narrowly
missed being hit by a bus. The
formal charge was "drunk in
charge of a carriage."
ROSEBURG, OREGON MONDAY, JULY 25, 1949
Of Local Option Provision,
Ruling Of Federal Judge
CHICACO, July 25. (API Federal District Judge Elwyn
R. Shaw today held the entire 1949 rent control law unconstitu
tional. . . . - s
Howevet.-ihit'ruirng, does not meant that all rent controls are
now off. .. V.
A government attorney said an immediate appeal will be made
to the U. S. Supreme Court.
Suspect's Trail :
TACOMA, July 25. UP) A
four-state dragnet for John Ed
ward Summers,-32-year-old ex
convict sought for - the double
slaying of an elderly Tacoma
couple, continued to draw a blank
Summers whose most descrip
tive feature is : two-Inch scar
on the back of :hfe left hand, Is
charged with first degree mur
der for the shooting of Howard
Easley, 62, and his wife, Eliza
beth, 67, in their home here
Feieral Bureau of Investiga
tion agents entered the case over
the weekend in belief that Sum
mers had driven the Easley car
into Oregon in violation of the
The Portland motorist in whose
possession the Easley car was
found said he bought it from a
man answering Summers' .de
scription. That was Friday.
His trail ended several hours
later after he rode in several
taxicabs. He told one driver he
was going to Seattle. He gave
his destination to another as San
Both stories appeared to be
part of an elaborate cover-up to
throw pursuers off the trail.
Another week-end development
saw state authorities revoke the
missing man's parole from the
state penitentiary where he had
been released after, serving 18
months of a 20-year , sentence
for forgery. ' He was . released
C. A. Lockwood
Given New Title,
PORTLAND, Ore., July 25
Charles A. Lockwood, state game
supervisor for several years, was
given more authority and a new
title Saturday by the five new
members of the Oregon game
Under a recent act of legisla
ture, he now becomes state game
director, a position similar to
that of the now defunct game
supervisor, but one which car
ries more authority.
Lockwood's term will end De
cember 31, 1949. The commission
said the appointment was "dat
ed" In order to allow more time
for further study and review of
the department. Each of the
members is serving on the com
mission for the first time.
Commission members said they
were favorably impressed with
the- operation of the department
In the short time.
they have had to examine it.
Immediately after his appoint
ment, Lockwood named Phil
Schneider, former director of the
game division, to the newly-crated
post of assistant game di
rector. Ambassador Douglas
Undergoes Eye Operation
LONDON, July 25. UP) U. S.
Ambassador Lewis W. Douglas
underwent a major operation to
day in the hope of saving the
sight of his left eye. .
A specialist removed a cataract
which formed after Douglas
snagged his eye with a fish-hook
Dr. Maurice Whiting, who per
formed the operation, woulcl give
no immediate report on the re
sults. Douglas is expected to re
main in the hospital about two
Accident Payments In
June Less Than In May
SALEM, July 25. UP) June
payrolls of firms covered by the
State Industrial Accident com
mission totaled $53,266,160. This
was $700,000 less than in May,
but was $4,000,000 more than in
In Multnomah county, the June
payroll was $20,149,733. That also
was $70,000 less than in May,
but it was $700,000 more than in
Boy Protecting 50 Cents
Slain By Two Robbers
NAPLES, Italy, July 25.-0PI
Guisepee Auriemma. 12, was shot
to death yesterday by two mask
ed robbers while trying to pro
tect 300 lire (50 cents) he had
made selling fruit
William s. Caplan, chief Chi
cago attorney for the housing
expediter, said the law will be
"administered and enforced"
Judge Shaw held that In in
serting a local option clause in
the act, congress had abrogated
its wartime powers.
He said the whole law is in
validated by a clause permitting
states and other governmental
divisions to end controls in their
territories by local option.
Judge Shaw held this provi
sion was unlawful delegation by
Congress of its powers to other
The opinion was issued in an
action by Tighe E. Woods, hous
ing expediter. He sought an in
junction to restrain the Shore
line Cooperative, Inc., Chicago,
from evicting 18 tenants. The
judge dismissed the petition.
In his written opinion, Judge
Shaw said that Congress should
have merely set a new expira
tion date if it wished to continue
the old rent control act(ln. force.
He announced a week ago that
he IiCended to find the 1949 act
illegal. At that time, he said, it
was not certain whether he would
throw out the entire law or
whether only the local option
clause could be held invalid.
Driver Cited. On
Ralph E. Jones, driver of the
iehicle which sent three men -to'
the hospital following an acci
dent July 9, has been cited to
appear in Justice court to face a
reckless driving charge, State Po
lice Sgt. Llye Harrell said to
day The Jones vehicle apparently
got out of control, according to
an earlier state police report.
skidded over 300 feet, and
crashed through a telephone pole.
In addition to Jones, who suf
fered a broken collar bone and
broken ribs, the iniured men
were Donald J. A. McCarton with
a broken neck, and Harold Wil
liam Riley who suffered a brok
en back. Both Jones and McCar
ton have since been released from
Mercy hospital. Rilev's condition
is not known at present. He was
taken to a Portland hospital be
cause of the serious nature of
his Injuries. .
U. S. Naval Rockets Go
Up More Than 65 Miles
NEW YORK. Julv 25 -41P)
Rockets fired from the deck of a
U.S. navv surface shin have roar
ed up to altitudes of more than
65 miles and have provided data
about cosmic ray intensity, third
navat aistnct headquarters said.
The rockets were fired from
the U.S.S. Norton Sound, a ten
der fitted out specially to study
the launching of guided missiles
. ALL AMtKij,
YOU ARE JUST A MEMORY
VETERANS PICKET RALLY A group of V.l.rans of Foreign
Wars (topi carry placard outiide iha Mosqua theatar, Newark,
N. J., whila Paul Robason (bottom), Negro baritone, spaaks at
mass maating of Civil Rights congrass. Robaton declared "I'm a
radical and I'm going to stay one." About 50 vatarans took part
in tha picketing. AP Wiraphotol
Gov. McKay Acts On
; City Council's Request;
' Medford May Be Next
SALEM, July 25. UP) Gov
ernor Douglas McKay approved
today the removal of rent control
Last week he approved decon
trol of rents in Ashland. He now
is considering decontrol in , Med
ford, but he said he has not yet
received the Salem city council's
The governor emphasized again
today that he feels he should ac
cept city council recommendations
on whether rent controls should
The governor's recommenda
tion goes to the federal govern
ment, which is expected to go
along with the governor.
Governor McKay pointed out
that the Eugene council voted 6
to 1 for decontrol.
"I contacted the Eugene city
administration," he said, "to as
certain if the council felt that a
rehearing was indicated, or if the
council wisncd to conduct a city
wide housing survey, for which
the state would stand part of the
I was assured that the hearing,
which lasted three hours, had afforded-
both sides ample oppor
tunity to present their cases.
"Also I was informed that the
city council was satisfied that its
action fairly reflected the hous
ing situation in Eugene, as well
as the desires of the majodity of
Eugene's citizens toward decon
trol. "Because federal law seeming
ly has placed responsibility for
such decisions at the city level,
because I believe in keeping gov
ernment as close to the people as
pornHble-- and, because the city
council nas, on tnis Dasis, ruled
out further local aclion, I fell that
I have no alternative but to ap
prove the city council's resolu
tion for decontrol of rents in the
city of Eugene.".
Auto Race Driver
' YAKIMA, ' July 25. -VP) A
splintered 10-foot leneth of a
2 by 6 plank was driven through
the body, of a Cornelius, Ore.,
racing car driver yesterday when
the driver's car plunged through
a fence at the Central Washing
Doctors had to saw away more
than four feet of the Dlank on
each side of $he driver, Allen
E, Hobson, before he could be
placed in an ambulance.
The huge splinter pierced the
left side of his abdomen. It ram
med more than seven ieet
through his body.
ine accident occurred during
the third lap of Sunday's main
Throughout the entire ordeal,
Hobson remained conscious and
grimly joked with bystanders.
His wife, Jean, saw the accident!
from the stands and remained by
his side during the 55 minutes
needed to extricate him from the
Truman Asks $1,450,000,000
To Implement Defense Purpose
Of North Atlantic Alliance
WASHINGTON, July 25. (API President Truman callad on '
Congrass today to approva swiftly a $1,450,000,000 foraign arms
program. Ha said it is naadad becausa friendly nations in wait,
arn Europa and elsawhara need to build up their defenses against
tha danger of Russian aggression.
The chief executive, evidently hoping to counter tha demands
of some senators to trim down the cost of the proposal, said his
recommendation covers only "the most pressing currant needs for
military aid." . . ,
Barely an hour before he sent a special message to the law.
makers pleading for swift approval of his program to meet "tha
most pressing current needs," Mr. Truman , penned his signature
to the ratification instrument of the Aatlantic pact. . .: - -
Kidnapers Of 2
Oregon Girls Face
RED BLUFF, Calif,, July 25.
WP) Two teen-age Bend, Oregon
girls escaped their armed captors
yesterday and then led a sheriff
and deputies to two men wanted
in Oregon for robbery.
Sheriff James N. Froome said
the girls reported they were not
harmed, although they had been
forced Into the automobile at
Bend last Friday night.
The men were wanted for
Salem and Eugene area robber
ies and car thefts. '
Held in the county jail here
were J. B. Rich, 20, and Norman
Betts, 21. The sheriff said Rich
carried papers Indicating he was
from Klamath Falls, Ore., md
Betts' identification papers point
ed to Bakersfield, Calif., as his
The girls, one aged 14 and the
other 16, slipped away from the
car after the two men fell asleep
after parking on a little used
Although one of the two was
armed with a revolver, the men
did not resist when seized.
Marion county. Ore.. Sheriff
Denver Young reported Rich and
Betts were wanted for armed rob
bery of George Sellsworth Fuller,
Rlckreall, last Thursday night.
Fuller was trussed up and left
in a field south of Salem after
he offered to drive them home.
Fuller said he met the two In a
Somewhere north of Eugene,
when the Fuller car ran out o
gasoline, the two men held up
Linn !Jng, Eugene, ana toon ni
automobile and money.'
TOKYO, July 25. (P) A sec-'
ond typhoon, expected to hit
storm-lashed Okinawa, veered to
ward Iwo Jima today. The sec
ond storm was diminished in
Okinawa was battered Satur
day by winds estimated up to 150
miles an hour, leaving one Amer
ican dead and 16 injured. The
storm today was reported hit
ting south of Shanghai on the
The British royal weather ob
servatory at Hong Kong said the
typhoon struck the China coast
south of Shanghai today.
(A Message from tne unina
navigation company's steamer
Hanyang, which was anchored
on snangnai, saia sne was nu
ing out winds of 60 knots.
(Because oi poor communica
tions with communist held Shang
hai no report of damage from
that city of 6,000,000 had been
The armv said a seven-year-old
American girl, among 1,000 U. S.
wives and children, was killed
and 16 Americans injured In the
tvnhoon which struck the U. S.
military base Saturday. Alrforce
headquarters termed It more se
vere than the one last October
when damage was announced at
more than iu,uuu,uuu. ,
Trucker Risks Own Life
To Protect Motorists
GRANTS PASS, July 25. UP)
R. Oren Barnes, 9223 N. Com
mando street, Portland, chose pos
sible death rather than kill or
inlure a urouD of motorists when
the heavy truck and trailer he
was operating went out of con-
troi on tne soutn slope oi oexion
mountain Saturday night. The
rig was loaded with raw plywood.
sergeant u K. uorgman oi ine
state police reported that, be
cause of defective brakes, the
heavy outfit started backing
down the grade. Barnes, 51, a
driver for Mitchell Brro, of Port
land, deliberately Jacknlfcd th!
outfit off the highway to avoid
running down motorists who
were following, Borgman said.
The driver Is In Josephine gen
eral hospital where his condition
is said to oe lair.
Ex-Cop Dies In Crash
On Crater Lake Highway
MEDFORD, July 25. UP) Wil
liam R. Wright, 28, former Med
ford policeman, was lataliy in
jured on the Crater Lake high
way yesterday after his motor
cycle went out of control.
Police said he crashed head-on
Into an oncoming cur, which had
slopped when the driver saw the
careening cycle. The driver ot
that car was Murlcn F. Burton,
Salem, whose wife and child suf
fered cuts and bruises.
The accident occurred at Fare
well Bend, near Union creek.
He called the treaty ratified
only last Thursday by an 82 to
13 senate vote "a historic step,
toward a world, of peace, a free
world, free from fear,"
"But it is only one step," ha
said in a statement issued at tha
White House signing ceremony.
"We must keep ourselves mor
ally and materially strong. We
must play our part in helping
to strengthen freedom every-,
That was the theme of his
arms aid message to Congres. '
By stressing what he called
"the most pressing current needs" ;
Mr. Truman obviously was hop
ing to short circuit demands in
congress for a less ambitious
Two republican senators who
have played an Important part in
drafting this country's bl-parti-
sun lureigu punuy jiuu served
advance notice on the administra
tion that its views may not coin
cide wnn tneirs.
Senator Vandenberg of Michi
gan, ranking republican on the
Senate foreign relation commit
tee, announced over the weekend
he favored a "stop-cap arms
program one to be carried out-
oniy until .grand strategy can
take shape ' under the Atlantic
?act. And Senator Dulles of New
ork. a top adviser on foreign
policy matters, flatly called the
$i,4au,uuu,uuo figure "too Dig" .
even before he entered tne sen
ate. . . f .
Actually the value of the pro
posed foreign arms air would
approach $1,825,000,000, the State
department disclosed. .
The extra value Is In "excess"
U. S. military stocks, proposed
to be sent to America's friends
abroad with no charge other than
the cost of getting it ready for
use, and handling. .-..!.
About $450,000,000 worth oi
such material, the department ,.
estimated, can be provided with
only - about $75,000,000 in reha-.
bilitation costs charged against
the program. . .
U. S. Must Not Slow Up ' -
Under the program, military II
aid would go mainly to elelit
European nations and to about
a half dozen others scattered all
the way from Europe to the Pa
"If this program of military
aid is to succeed," Mr. Truman
said in a special message to the'
lawmakers, "we must prosecute
It promptly and vigorously.' Our
policies for peace are having the'
desired effect. We cannot afford
to lose momentum we have al
At another point, the presl-i
dent declared that the projected
program would be "like the
North Atlantic treaty en
tirely defensive in character." ,
At tne same instant Air. Tru
man's message was being read
in congress, the state depart
ment made public the text of an
administration bill to carry out
the arms program, mis bill
would give the chief executive
great flexibility In distributing
arms to otner countries out wouia
bar giving away any atomic
In an accompanying booklet.
the state department blasted Rus
sia with even blunter words than
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Portland Crowd Backs
Elliott Against Recall
' PORTLAND, July 25. UP) A
crowd of 100 gathered in a public
fiark yesterday to back up Sher
ff M. L. Elliott, subject of a re
The sheriff did not attend, but
several of his relatives appeared.
The sponsor of the meeting.
Grover C. Fretwell, spent much
of the time discussing a proposed
constitutional amendment to pro
vide jury trials before commit
ment to mental hospitals.
1 he meetlne was called inde
pendently by Fretwell, to rally
support behind the sheriff.
Driver Fined And Jailed
A plea of guilty to drunk driv
ing charges netted Robert Elmer
Lee, Canyonville, a $100 fine and
30 days in jail and nis driver s
license was suspended lor one
year, State Police Sgt. Lyle Har
rell said today.
Lee appeared in Canyonville
Justice court July 22 before Jus
tice Nina rietzold.
Levity Fact Rant
By L. T. Relrensteln
Manganese ore shipped by
Russia to Australia has "mys
teriously" found Its way to the
United States where Russia
didn't Intend It to go. Could
this bi the explanation for
those punllng flying saueeril