The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, April 10, 1925, Page 1, Image 1

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The modern way of dointhings, buying, selling,
trading, renting houses, or rooms, finding, l?t
articles or making loans in Salem is through tL, 3
CLASSIFIED colamns of Tne Statesman. Tele
Pair, rxcept cloudy near
the coast - no cnauge In temperature; moJeraturo
Bouthweat winds. Max., 7K; Min.. 42; Rrer, 2.5
falling; Rainall. none;! Atmosphere, j clear;
phone 23 or 583.
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Dorothy Ellingson, $layer:of
Mother, Declared Insane
bv Jurv: Girl Taken to
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Murder Charge Shelved; Fur-
ther Action in uase uraerea
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Feventeen year old Dorothy lljing-
fon." the Dretty bronze haired igiri
whose.'pursuit of jazz and joy ridee
culminated last January in a
quarrel in which she killed -iber
mother in a bedroom of their
home, was taken to the state asy
lum for the insane at Nap",, Cal.,
tonight. Shortly before noon a
jury In superior court adjudged
her insane. ' . ." - ' j , j
3Iurdcr CharjlDrpppetl j
! Thus the murder charge against
the young matricide Awas shelved.
The Jury impaneled ' to try the
4aae excused Monday.
will be formally dismised then and
. the matter will be" placed on tho
-"leferred" Calendar, perhaps for
. all time. "Should she ever be pro
nounced sane, the mnrder charge
may be revived
The girl had been bitterly op
posed to the sanity proceedings
launched by her attorneys. She
had denounced them , in open
court, once threatened to choke
one of then for "telling lies" and
another time threw water at
- them. Yesterday she testified a
a -witness- for the prosecution,
calm,', clear, attired in her best
determined to persuade tbe Jury
that the assertion" of insanity was
Faints at Verdict
Today when the verdict was an
nounced after but 45 minutes of
deliberation she fainted irlthout
uttering a sound. When she was
revived she cobbed convulsively in
the arms of a jail matron and was
not able to leave the room for half
an hour.
This afternoon she was brought
into court, for the final formality
of committment. She had re
gained her composure and sat
stolidly while Judge Lbuderback
rronounced the few wordaj. The
procedure Required Jess thaif three
minutes. 'Within another! ( hour
she was on her way to the state
institution at Napa. j s
Attorneys Make Statenient
-The girl's attorneys, Alexander
Mooslin, chief counsel; Silvester
J. McAtee and Walter Mc0overn,
issued a statement in whih they
said: . : .
"When , we first enterel updn
the defense of Dorothy ElfUngeon
we were immediately Impressed
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Presence of Earl Balfour
Causes Riots in Streetsj
Two Killed
DAMASCUS, Syria, Apr
(By The Associated Press
persons were killed and 11
in a fight' today between
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a mob
opposed to the Earl of B&lffmr and
Syrian police and French! Alger
ian troops.
After prayers in connection with
the Ramadan festival, a crowd of
about 6,000 marched In the direc
tion qf; Victoria! hotel where Lord
Balfour is staying. " Because of the
attack against this hotel, lak night
extra precaution had been taken.
Syrian police attempted t check
the demonstrators but .were ston
ed. Fierce fighting ensured ' and
Algerian troops were summoned
to aid of the police. " Thefe were
disturbances also in the Jewish
quarter. - I . ; l
This is the most serious: disord
er marking the visit of the Earl
of Balfour to the Holy Land. He
himself appeared to be surprised
at the stoning of his hotel jand the
disorders of last night a$d as a
consequence he has remained most
of the time within th hotel.
The resentment against Lord
Balfour, arises . through- his - work
In-the establishment of a national
Jewish home In Palestine.!
randi Jury tb
(Mes of Four Youths
Involving Minor Girl
Four of the young men impli
cated in the vice; ring of 10 mem
bers arrested for contributing to
the delinquency of a X 4-year-old
girl, were arraigned in the Justice
court Thursday afternoon and
bound over to the grand jury. The'i
quartet were Dick Shackaman, bail
set at S25o hn nnt furninheri lata
Thursday; Perjcy Ditmar and Wal
ter Gilchrist, who furnished $500
cash bail each, and Clifford Wll-
lard, committed to the' county jail
in lieu of $500 cash bail.
A story that might well have
been produced-in Hollywood was
told to' a crowded court room by
a girl Scarcely more than a mere
child. jjWine flowed freely during
a Joyride, she; said, and she an
nounced that after a few. drinks
she became "dead, drunk" and
when, left at the Keizer school
house, remembered ' nothing until
morning. All of the four In court
yesterda"y were not in attendance
at this! party. J 'j :'.!;
According to the story,
the girl she ajnd'.four others left
the skating rink with '-four boys,
who d rove ' somewhere on ..Eigh
teenth jstreet, jstopped and one of
them procured., a; half-gallon,, of
wine from an old bam. After con
suming this they drove out bfeydnd
Differential f Education Dis
cussed at Meeting; Clas-
I sification Urged
SPOKANE, April 9. Making
the school fit the child instead of
fitting; the child to the school is
the problem ' that confronts edu
cators of today, Dr. Lewis Terman,
of Leland Stanford University,
told teachers of the Pacific north
west at today's session of the In
land Empire ; Education associa
"on.,; ' j'lhj.f.
"The tendency In j educational
circles; is' to cater to the upper
standards," Dr. Terman declared.
"This cannot be satisfactorily ac
complished. It is necessary ; to
meet both emergencies, dealing
with the low and the high-scored
children with no partiality." : i j
Investigations have revealed 40
to 50 children in each school
grade that should be taking dif
ferent subjects, he stated. : "Some
should be advanced as much , as
two years and others are not in a
position to compete with the child
of normal intelligence."
; A method of "elastic promo
tion, I individual instruction and
differential education were pro
posed as a solution to this prob
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Greater cooperation between
parents .and teachers was urged
by fiss Frances Hays, field secre
tary of the national, congress of
parents , and .teachers, who de
clared that while 'parents' are Ig
norant of what their children j are
taught in the schools and the
teachers are ignorant of the home
life and conditions of the child,
both are ignorant of . the educa
tion the child gets on the street,
on j the play field, at the movie
theater and elsewhere."
( Incidental visits to the school
on the part of parents will do lit
tle in establishing the cooperation
between them that Is needed to
bridge this gap. Miss Hayir de
clared. She urged for parents a
real understanding of school prob
lems and methods.
Concentration Plant for the
I Lotz-.Larsen Mine Will
Be Ready to Run Soon
ifThere is joy In the Lotz-Larsen
mining camp up on- the Little
NorthjFork of the Santlam.
; The machiaery for the new con
centration mill will arrive by rail
today, and It will soon be hauled
from the railroad to the mine, and
put together, and put to work.
The lumber to make the flota
tion tanks for the mill la being
hauled into the -mine ;now.-"i
Before very long; there' willt be
gin the shipping of concentrates
to the Tacoma. smelter.
jThen will begin the .develop
ment of the real mine; the mine
that will begin to he ready , before
long .to pay dividends to , stock-.
the Keizer school where the beys
had another gallon cached. This
was also consumed before coming
back to the city about 1:30 o'clock
in the morning. The party start
ed from the skating rink. -..
Another girl on the stand posi
tively said that Shackaman was
not in the party though she heard
several of the! others speak to
"Dick." Prior to this time Shack
aman admitted that he had been
with the -party ! from the skating
rink, but that he .left the machine
near the Keizer j school, to go on
home. The girl said that "Dick"
left the car. She said no one of
fered her a drink, and she did not
take any. j This was affirmed by
the first girl.;rjlj h;;
v j .Shackaman did j' not ! take the
stand, and while from the testi
mony offered, it
was evident that
he did not actually contribute, to
the delinquency of the girl I by
deed, he was Under moral obliga
tions, and as Brazier ,0. Small,
justice of the peace, put it, was
too old. fpr ; the company,' should
.io have beeit'aiong, and fatted to
protest against-he actions of the
.others. !, :.Hi ": j . . ; '
, j No date has yet been set for the
preliminary j hearing of the six
other young men. J -
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Local Attorney and Politician
Now Bringing Action !
' 1 For Ten Thousand M
Declaring that he has been dam
aged "In peace and m;nl,"and
in a pecuniary way. Will E. Purdy,
well known Salem attorney and,
politician, is instituting a suit for
iu,uuo 1 against o. on. jchqiioli
and Walter, C. Winslow, local at
torneys, and Chris and Mary La-
cheieJiHiiJ;! Ljji L I .
Purdy declares that Winslow ac
cused him of forgery; in a case In
which Chris and Mary Lachele
were !: defendant;. In an action
brought, by the Oregon Realty; Ex
change Investment company, Mr.
Winslow is said to have accused
him of altering a note so as to
include interest on it.. Purdy states
in I his complaint. Walter Wins
low ; represented the Lachelea In
the action.
The complaint in which Purdy
Is attempting to recover damages
states that
"Mr. Purdy was elected by one
of the largest votes to the national
convention of the democratic party
in 1920 from the state at large.
Mr. Purdy has been candidate for
the nomination of. governor of
Oregon. He has reared a'f imily
of !10 children In Oregon and he
has preached the gospel as' hun
dreds of souls have professed con
version, -and he was highly recom
mended by both democrats and re
publicans, to President Harding for
appointment to the United States
shipping board." l
Three Schools and One
Church Entered by Gang ;
of Jimmy . Experts
Three school houses and one
church were entered by burglars
during the night, it was discov
ered Thursday, morning.) Little
loot was netted the intruders. Pass
keys, jimmies and bars were used
by the burglars to enter the Leslie
Methodist church on South Com
mercial, and the Garfield," McKIn-
ley and Lincoln schools, 'i '
Entrance was ; gained to ; the
church by;the use of a pass key
at the rear door, while a jimmy
opened the door to the study,
which was thoroughly ransacked.
Entrance to the schools was made
in a similar manner. At the Lin
coin school 2 was taken from
Principal Davenport's office, while
15 in. another drawer was over
looked. '-.;
-The four Jobs were evidently
done by the same gang, as the
Operations were -. Identically ; the
same. ,tiungung extorts were
made at the McKinley school when
the" invaders damaged the casing
and door by their attempts to get
Into the office.
. At the Garfield school Entrance
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Surprize Suddenly Sprung on
! Opponents During Three
! t Hour: Speech in Chamber
; of Deputies
Herriot Defies Chamber!
Overthrow Him Before Fi
; nance Plan is in
PARIS, April 9. CBy the Asso
ciated Press: The Herriot gov
ernment;,! which has been . reeling
under the attacks of the opposition
for a week, .suddenly sprung a
surprise off ensive.'agajnsj: its; op
ponents when , the premier. In! the
course of .a.'; three-hour speech in
the chamber today, two-thirds ot
which was tjevoted to'flayingj the
government's, preceding his, put
it squarely up to the chamber to
assume ;the responsibility ot over
throwing him before his financial
measures relating- to increased
currency come up for discussion.
j Action Rcfusel , I
No coalition was found desirous
of( facing, the situation which
currency and a forced loan could
would have I been' created bv the
departure of M. Herriot at this
stage and became the sponsors for
the ; inflation and capital levy
The Jeft
groups, which have
shown sjgns
of disintegration,
lied behind the premier and gave
the cabinet a new lease on jlife.
The vote was 291 to 242. I
The ' government, although vic
tor J lit - j this ! preliminary engage
ment, saw its majority whittled
down 46 votes for the. 'flrs'rifnte
since it j assunied power failing to
pass the 300 mak of adherents
when there was a strict partyjline
division! with a confidence clause
attached. It will have to face a
real battle when the finance! bill
itself is debated the end of this
week or the! beginning of jnext
week in the chamber.
Finances At Stake
How lone the government's new
leae of life' will be also depends
on' the attitude of the senate to
morrow when It is quite probable
M. Herriott will attempt a similar
operation there. 1
The premier charged the suc
cessive governments since the ar
mistice with! being responsible for
the present precarious situation of
the French treasury. ,. i ;
"The guilty parties," he said,
are those who since the end of
the war, by floating both Internal
and foreign loans at abnormal
rates of interest have written
enormous hills, which France
must meet this year and In com
ing years. The guilty parties are
those who contracted debts, I not
those who must pay them."
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Former Salem Boy Back
; r To! Practice Medicine
I Dr.. Carl W. Emmons, an obste
trician, has opened offices inj the
United States bank building where
he will continue his practice. Un
til recently Dr. Emmons was-head
of the public maternity clinics of
the Oregon Medical school at Port
land and instructor in obstetrics.
Dr. Emmons is the son. of
and Mrs. W. W. Emmons,
North Commercial, and is a grad
uate of Salem high school. , He
received his scientific training at
the University; of .Washington 'and
is a graduate of the Oregon Med
cal school. ; He served as intjerne
at the Good 'Samaritan hospital in
Portland and later did extensive
work' in the Chicago Laylng-in
hospital under the direction of Dr.
J. B. DeLee, an authority of na
tional repute on . obstetrics," as a
member of the resident staff.j
Attend linen
If you hayjp any stake in
If your property is here
If your business is here
If your job is here
If youri prospects for! the
your childfen's,' you should attend the meeting at the jGrahd
Opera house tonight and hear the linen mill, proposition dis
cussed !'-! ;:-
For there is bound up in this development the biggest in
dustry in Oregon; the biggest industry" ort the Pacific Coast,
and perhaps the biggest in the
Quarters here in Salem. I
' Do you realize what this
a little encouragement, even
words now, may mean more than any thing iyou ever dreamed be .there-Any .way,. it is going, to be one; of the
most interesting meetings ever
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Coroner's Aide Returns Re
1 port in WcClmtock,! Olson
f Inquest; Mercury Poison
is Found
William Shepherd Said to
Have Visited Victime
Before Death
CHICAGO, April 9 Mrs. Emma
McClintock, mother of jWilliam
Nelson 5vfcCUnjtockr millionaire or
phan,' for whose death William
Darlin Shepherd, foater father of
the. youth, has j been indicted prob
ably, died of mercuric poispr ing, a
statement issued by Coroner Oscar
Wolff tonight jsaid. ; jf I
' Statement Authentic -
The statement was pared
after the coroner had perused a
report given him . tonight by , Dr.
Wlliam D. IMcNally, coroners
chemist, who made an examina
tion of the viial organs of young
McClintock's mother, whose body
was disinterred three weeks ago
after having been buried, for 1C
years. . ', - ' J 1 . .. j-f'.
The analysis of the vital "organs
of; Dr. Oscar -Olson, the McClin
tock's family; physician,! Jwhose
body was disinterred at the same
time as that, cf Mrs; McClintock,
has hot yet been completed! I Dr.
Olson died three years ago only a
few hours after Shepherd ; had
visited him. 1 ! I
-Deaths Investigated
Judge Harry Olson; chief jus
tice of the municipal court and a
brother of Dit. Olson, who insti
ga ted. the investigation In iofyont
McClintock's death and later Into
the deaths of Dr. Olson and Mrs.
McClintock, has maintained that
both Mrs. McClintock and . his
brother died unnatural deaths.
Shepherd, Judge Olson .has ' de
clared, visited! his brother only a
few hours before the latter died
and lived . with Mrs. . McClintock
and her, son at the time pf her
death when she entrusted fhe rear
ing of her son to Shepher'd and
his wife.,. : -rj ; , j j' -I,
Shepherd faces a charge of mur
der, the indictment charging that
he administered typhoid germs lo
his young ward in order; to gain
possession of jyoung McClintock's
million dollar 'estate. i
Report Given ,
Coroner Wolff's statement; fol
lows: t 1
"A careful study of !Dr. i Mc-
Nally's report; on the vital organs
of Mrs. McClintock permits me, to
say that the amount of (mercury
found in the stomach, liver, : kid
neys and bowels was of sufficient
quantity to have caused ; death,
commonly , known as 'death by
mercuric poisoning.' : . I .
4"The analysis of the 'vital or
gans of Dr. Olson has not yet been
completed. The final report ! on
the vital organs 6t. Dr.; Olson will
be ready by ' Monday, morning at
10 o'clock." i a j!
Detectives who have beeni check
ing all the prescriptions for medi
cine given, Mrs. McClintock iduring
her last illnesij also announced to
night that they had completed the
list and that jnone of them show
that -mercury
or-any ofilts com
pounds was prescribed.
CALGARY, i Alta., April . 9.-
Farming conditions in the iway of
moisture ' are the - best In history
this. year in southwestern Alberta,
farmers who begun. operation : to-s
day reported. Ordinarily this
district is unusually dry. i
The best lubricant either for
domestic or business machinery is
elbow grease. I t
meeting tonight
Salem ,
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future are. here, your
own or
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United States, with its head
'- il
means? ,, Just a little help, just
, your presence and . your igood
held In balem.
Alleged Payroll Thiief
Is Gaptuiced
Break Front
Hay. Hill, who escaped from the
city jail yesterday noon after his
arrest for the alleged theft .of a
payroll of more than, $700 from
the Coos Bay Stevedoring company
at North Bend, was r returned to
his cell after enjoying five hours
Hill was hiding in the basement
of a building near the Rigdon
undertaking parlors a Chemeketa
and Cottage, a few hundred feet
from the Jail, where he had fled
after his hiding place between
two garages had been, seen by two
boys who were playingball. The
discovery was made when the. ball
was knocked close to the man,
crouching In the narrow space,
and the little boy had made a
search for. his property.,! Seeing
the hiding man. a quick trip to the,
police station was made.' ,
Without 'hat and shoes. ;and
evading the watch?of the. police, a
the desk. Hill sneaked out the jail
door, ""which I had been left open
and out to victory. It is; alleged
Big Mass. Meeting at Grand
theatre Called -for 8 :
O'clock by Committee
Tonight at & o'clock at the
Grand Theatre the biggest mass
meeting of the year will be held
to discuss the proposal of D. M.
Sanson for the establishment of a
linen mill in Salem. J-..
Never before has Salem"" been so
fortunate in securing a man like
Mr. Sanson to direct the new pro;
ject. lie. is a successful business
man In the eastern part; of the
United States -. and Canada and
bripgs .25 years of experience to
the aid of the proposed Industry
here. Not only will the people of
Salem secure the . services of . an
expert linen , manufacturer, but
they will be placed in touch with
a selling force that can take care
of the product, j
Gradually the enthusiasm for
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the new linen mill has been grow
ing and shaping itself. The real
ization is being felt that never be
fore has such anipportunity been
of fered to . residents of the Will
amette valley. - j
The mass meeting is called for
the epecial purpose of explaining
ail; phases of the, proposed linen
mill for the city.. ... ; ,'. ;
Already the plans of presenting
the proposition to the people of
Salem has been worked out byjhe
members of the Chamber of Com
nrerce. j The committee headed by
Theodore Roth, R. C. Snelling, T.
B. Kay and many other prominent
men of the city, have investigated
the proposition from all angles.
John H." McNary, who has made b
personal Investigation of the pro
moter, le satisfied that this Is the
greatest proposition that has come
to the , city during the 49 years
that he has been here, ' I
The fact that the linen jmill will
benefit all classes of people in the
Willamette valley Is to be brought
cut and emphasized:
Head .of Child Welfare De
partment Addresses Spo
kane Convention
SPOKANE. ; April 11 Declar
ing that America "must focu her
attention upon race building as
her next bigr task," Dr. Walter H.
Brown; .director of . the American
Child Health association brought
the subject' of. health before teach
ers of the Pacific northwest at the
annual. Inland Empire Education
association meeting here today..
Dr. Brown - who is conducting
child health demonstration in Sa
lem, . Ore..,. saldthat health, has
come to be regarded as a matter
of high importance on the school
curriculum. "'.'The, .great annual
loss of life from' preventable dis
eases, the inefficiency due to acute
sickness; and till health, land the
mounting' numbers of. mental and
physical defectives are finally,
challenging- thinking' Americans to
re-arrange - their scale of human
lives," he declared.
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that the escaping
prisoner made
his way-from the jail doorafter it
had been left open
through the office
by the- janitor,
of. the city re-
corder," up the side stairs to the
second floor and down the front
steps to the alley across the street
between ihe Valley Motor com
pany and the old undertaking par
lor of Rigdon. William Bloch. a
meatcutter; saw the man cross the
street but did not realize the man
waa an escaping prisoner.
Officer Cutler was in charge at
the police station at the time the
man made bis escape. Due to the
people - that were ijn the office at
the time, he evaded the officer and
made bis! way to-freedom. "Just
what route the man took from the
door .is pot. known-
The mystery, of the escape was
cleared up yesterjiay, afternoon,
.whenjE. J. Tuckejv the janitor,
admitted that he had left the door
open while working - about the
quarters. Hill had seized upon the
opportunity and made his' way
through the door.
Hitting !King of Basebail is
Rendered Unconscious .
i- For Two Hours :-
NEW YORK, APtil 9. (By The
Associated Press.) George - Her
man Ruth, baseball's- mighty Babe
was resting comfortably in St.
Vincent's' hospital ;tonight suffer
ing from influenza, acute indiges
tion and minor injuries suffered
when hej fainted and fell "to the
floor in the wash room of his pri
vate car lust as the train., was ,en-
tering Pennsylvania station short
ly after"-'!' o'clock today. ' Early
physicians' .reports; said Ruth.had
a slight concussion- of the brain
and a possible skullfracture but
these were later denied by Dr. Ed
ward King, the Nqw York. Amer
ican league doctor, who gave the
home run slugger a thorough ex
amination. I-.'-'--1
"Ruth is resting as comfortably
as can' be expected and is in no
danger," said Dr. King. "He has
a fever and a temperature of 101
but . there is no concussion, of the
brain or evidence of a fracture of
the skull." 1 . : :
. -The. accident, which Tendered
Ruth unconscious for nearly 'two
hours, happened as he was wash
ing preparatory-. to departing from
the train, i la company with Paul
Kitchell, the New York American
league scout, and.a'party of news
paper men, Ruth. .was returning
from Asheville, N. C., where Tues-
day j he had suffered a slight; at
wci ot acpie- indigestion with a
touch of influenza.
Just as the ; train was entering
(Contlnoad ,mtk pf-
Couple Giving Tacoma as
Home Address Are In
vestigated by Police '
A' man and a. woman. giving. the
names of E. E. Bragg and Sylvia
Bragg are held at the Salem police
station for Investigation," following
their , arrest at the Southern Pa
cific station by officer Victor. ,
Conflicting stories told -. by the
pairjwas the.reason given tor .their
detention. According, to the story
told; by the man,. the two left Ta-
coma -recently rby-; beating ' theiH
way along thei highway. U is al
leged, they, madeh their -ay from,
Portland to Salem 'by" the same
route, and were ;" waiting at the
railroad sUtion to take a -freight
traiU oiit of.the city: , ;
.The woman, flimsly dressed,
showed the signs of travel by- her
unkept and - tattered appearance.
The; man was also Inj. need of bath
ing land laundry, facilities, as evi
denced by his appearance at the
police station.--' j ; "' ....
' From the evidence -uncovered,
it appears lhat, the woman is foot
ing the bills in ' the four of the
country. , H '-v"?
When tha pais, lef Tacoma they
were .headed.iforCaJifQcnla. C but
after getting ,this far south. It. was
decided, that they wanted td make
their way to some place in Indl
anas and it-was their plan to make
fi. r :- . "'.j
for umr;
C. W. Thompson Placed in
County, Jail Thursday Up
on Complaint; Signed by
District Attorney Carson :
Additional; Shortage bf
Paroled Rlan Faces 'Another
Sentence to'Penitentiary
Clarence W. Thompson; former
teller in the state treasurer's de
partment, recently sentenced to
serve- two, years in the peniten
tiary for the embezzlement of
$931 of state funds-but. whq was
parojled from the bench' hy Judge
Percy R... Kelly at a special night
session oflhe' circuit court," was
placed In the-county jail Thurs
day j; and v will be brought before
the Marion , county grand jury at
a special session at 10 o'clock this
... Thompson. was formally addest
ed about 10:30 o'clock Thursday
morning upon a complaint signed
by District Attorney John H. Car
son after 1 officials of the state
treasurer's office, had taken no
action, regarding an additional
shortage of approximately $3,000
had been discovered in office re
cords by Alexander Hamilton,
bookkeeper. . Thompson was taken
Into custody late Wednesday night
and was held on an open charge
when it became apparent that ha
was about to leave the city. Tha
special session of the grand jury
was called by the district attorney.
Checks Are Juggled
Discovery of the discrepancy,
came, while the records were be
ing searched in checking up the
records to determine the liability
of the two surety companies whica
had bonded Thojnpson during tht
incumbency pi the" late O. P. Hoff
and-Jefferson Myers, state treas
urers. i , , -
- According to Hamilton, the re
cords show that on July 9, 1924,
Thompson wrote a check in favor
of the First National bank of Port
land, for ,$8,000, showing the
amount on the check stub, how
ever, as $5,000, which was later
corrected to read $8,000. In th
daily balance of his active account
on that date Thompson took the
check .into , account for $5,000,
balancing this discrepancy on July
29, with a'check in favor of "J.
A. Elliott, state forester," -for
$3,000. On the records this check
6tub Is shown to have been "can
celed" and the check to Elliott, al
so f.'cancled,"; had been . attachel
to the,Etub. ,
$100 Item. Explained-
IU addition to this' Item of $3.
000 and ;the-$931 'item on which
Thompson-was indicted and later
entered. a plea of guilty, there has
been also. .uncovered an item of
$r00, supposedly paid out to F.
A. Elliott, state forester, on ,a
salary assignment, on an earliir
date. ' While" disclaiming respc--sibility
for this latter discrepanc y,
Thompson had repaid the state to
the amount of $1031, which in
cluded; both the $931 shorts -e
covering his own salary assign
ments and the $100 item covered
by the Elliott assignment.
i .TOKio. April 10.-r-Many fish
ing craft and one 600e-ton steam
er floundered; n .a i gale wti:h
swept.- the south, coast of t Jaj-- n
yesterday. Over 50 . persons ere
dead or mi&sing. -
The - AmQurTMorris " meri.
hearing continued ; before Sec:
tary Jardine.
tJohn Van McMurray, ass st
secretary of state was aprlc.
minister to Peking.
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i Former Representative Free":
"ick Ci- Hicks of-New York v;
appointed alien- property cast
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-'A. decrease from last year
116.00O,DCa- lusheli la .win
wheat production, wa forecast
the,department of agricult".:e.
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The state departrnpnt r- - ;
IIa;tt3 tic rer,.
morial relatlmr t tho T -
ica award a;, a 1 : . C.
their way there.
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