MUlwns Hm on tlie Screen Four Days at the Elsinore The Detour" by the Moroni Olsen Players, at the Cxipital Tonighty Benefit Salem Lions Club for the State Convention in June it - Weather forecast: Generally fair, but cloudy and unsettled In west portion; not much change In temperature; moderate east to south winds. Maximum tempera ture yesterday 32. minimum 26. river 8.6. rainfall1 none,, atmosphere clear, wind southeast. 1E TWO SECTIONS SIXTEEN PAGES SEVENTY-SEVENTH YEAR SALEM, OREGON, TUESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 1?, 1928 PRICE FIVE CENTS .. . . - 'K SA - . . w I u UflPTURE FIEND lilLLER OF EIBL FEI Adolnh Hotellinq Makes Confession of Brutal Kidnaping Crime IDENTITY UNMISTAKABLE prisoner Makes Desperate ' At tempt to Commit Suicide on -Way to Jail; Horrible De tails Recounted FLINT, Mich.. Jan. 16. (AP) -Adolph Hoteiling, deacon of an Owosso, Michigan, church and a ontractor, arrested in Owosso to day confessed to the brutal slay ing of five year old Dorothy Sch neider kidnaped and killed at ount Morris, near nere iasi Thursday. Hoteiling confessed to sheriff's ials after he had been posi- i tively identified by Archie Ba con, farmer who unwittingly naa assisted him to escape after the killing, by removing HotelUng's machine from a mud hole. The knife with which the man told of ficials he had dissected the child's body was found in his clothing: and in an old Dodge sedan in which he drove to the Mount Mor-j r's woods with the little victim was found In a garage where at tempts had been made to change its appearance by repainting. n . - , i I ueconies xij si-r i The man was taken to the local II jail by officials and according to police immediately went into hys terics, raving about his cell and tearing his hair. Police at Owosso where he was r rested declared llotelling had children there over a period of two-years. The text of the con fession was not immediately ob tainable as Hoteiling was being ! riven about the state to a ob violence. The arrest, made in Owosso. fol- S$wed information given by car- n pent era employed in construction of a Flushing. Mich., school house, who declared the man bragged that when the rewards offered for if the capture of the girl's slayer II was large enough he would sup ply the necessary information to U-ad to arrest. Deputy Sheriffs Mark Tail- thorpe," Henry Munger and Tbom- a Kelly of Genesee county sher- (Continued on paga 8) HICKMAN CRIME OBSESSES FIEND HOTEILING BROODS OVER LOS ANGELES KILLING Maiiy Sleepleaa Nights Preceeded Captvrre and Murder of Dorothy Schneider FLINT. Mich., Jan. 16 (API Adolph llotelling, slayer of 5-year old Dorothy SchnXir, was Im- Hed to commit the crime by ooding over the Hickman case. declared in his confession, po- sald tonight. Although the complete text of his confession was not available, because the officers who took it rushed out of town with him. tha stenographer's notes show that he declared the "terrible Hickman case" kept him awake night after night. Hoteiling said he spent sleep less night, after sleepless j night turning over In" his mind the do tal' of the. Hickman crime. . When he picked up the Schnei der girl and drove her on to the deserted " road he told her he would kill her if she carried out her threat to tell her mother, ac cordinr to the oolice notes. After walkinrthe girl across the field from where his car had. stalled, to the bank of Benson creek, she re peated her threat and he did kill ber. by "stabbing her twice with a F.u iaaD iniie. - , , i J . . , Celling asserted he did not Jiiorture the girl. She died, from the knife wounds. He plunged the weapon through her heart, he con fessed.. Afterward vh .mutilated the body and finally threw It Into the creek. - "I thought of the crime all the time. I thought of giving myself up last Saturday." he said, Hoteiling said , he .painted his ar last Friday.! i When the hue and cry about a blue, four-door se dan went up he purchased a can of black paint and hurriedly daubed it on, he said. j Alter the crime, he drove down ,to Flint and then to his. home In 'Owosso, lie stated. GUARDSMEN PUT CROWD TO ROUT MOB ATTEMPTING TO LYNCH HOTELLING DISPERSED Militia Uses tear Bomb In Two Hour Battle With Angry Men at Flint, Michigan FLINT, Mich., Jan. 16. AP). A mob estimated at ten thous and persons that stormed the county jail here tonight in an ef fort to lynch Adolph llotelling, confessed slayer of Dorothy Schneider, was dispersed by -na tional guardsmen. The guardsmen were called out after jail officials had battled the crowd for several hours with tear gas bombs. A score of disturbers were arrested during the clash. The troops mobilized at a local armory, charged through the crowd and threw a cordon about the jail and then rushed the gath ering again. The crowd gave way after several persons received cracked heads, and dispersed grad ually. A heavy guard was being maintained about the jail in the fear that when factory shifts came off duty in the morning a new mob might replace the one dissipated tonight. The gathering refused to be lieve Hoteiling had been spirited out of the city early touight even after a committee from their ranks had been permitted to In spect the Jail. Special newspaper editions containing this informa tion were scorned and the mobs men apparently thinking they were being duped, drove newsboys from the streets. FLINT. Mich.. Jan. 16. (AP). A company of national guard troops was ordered out tonight to stem a menacing mob gathered about the county jail here clamor ing to lynch Adolph Hoteiling, al leged slayer of five year old Dor othy Schneider. Although officials declared Ho teiling had been spirited out of the city, the mob was unconvinced, even after a committee appointed by them had inspected the Jail without finding trace of the leged slayer. The order calling out the militia followed unsuccessful attempts by police and sheriffs officers to void!oue11 tne mob with tear as" Hand" to-hand fighting between tne oui- Continued on pg 4.) INDUSTRIES FEATURED Canvas Glove Factory Here Only i One In State, Reported Information about small indus tries of Salem will be featured at future chamber of commerce lun cheons, according to George Vick, president. yesteraay. Leon Gleason, pro prietor of the Gleason Glove fac tory, gave a few facts about that industry. The Gleason glove factory has operated in Salem 17 years. It operates 12 months of the year and employs between twenty-five and thirty people, mostly women. Last year, it produced $75,000 worth of canvas and leather faced cloves. The local concern is the only canvas glove factory in the state and one of four on the Pacific coast. Two are located in Ta roma, and one in Seattle. The factory is located at 1455 Oak street. Mr. Gleason extended member, ;! TheP an Invitation to chamber to visit and Inspect the plant. RESCUE TRAPPED MINERS Nine Entombed Below Ground Ta ken Out This Morning HAZELTON. Pa., Jan. 17.- fTuesdavl ( AP) Rescue of thei. nine men entombed in the number j 1 mine slope ot the Lenign vauey Coal company at Oneida, was ef fected" shortly before 2 o'clock this morning.The men were caught behind a rush of coal about 300 or 400 feet from the bottom of tber 1,000 foot slope yesterday after noon. None suffered any injuries or appeared weakened by their or deal. . - Company officials announced that a barrier of coal more than 50 feet In the thickness had block ed the" gangway. A hole about four feet in height was driven over this tall of coal 'to . allow the men an avenue of escape. J PARALYSIS STILL RAGES First Death From Disease Report ed at Marshfield MARSHFIELD. Ore.. Jan.- 16. (AP). The first death this Lmonth from Infantile paralysis oc curred here yesterday when Wal lace Matson, 7. died from the di sease after an illness of five days. He was a pupil in the second grade of the Harding school. The school will not close.-- -' APPRECIATIVE CUBANS GREET U.S.PBESIDENT Cheers Fill Air At Sight of Coolidge On Mission of Good Will APPLAUSE GREETS TALK Strong Plea Made At Pan-American Conference For Good Will and Harmony Among New World Nations HAVANA. Cuba, Jan. 16 (AP) With all the prestige the American presidency conveys to the nations of the new - world. President Coolidge made an ap peal at the opening session of the Pan-American conference today for , peace and good will in the western hemisphere. Journeying outside of his home land for the first time since he en tered the White House, Mr. Coo lidge lifted his hand in a sign of admonition and urged the dele gates of twenty one Central and South American countries to adopt the doctrine of adjusting their differences, not by resort to force but by the application of the prin ciples of justice and equity. He was acclaimed as the head of the most powerful nation of the new world but his speech was filled with terms of conciliation and helpfulness. In which he placed the United States as mere ly one country among many seek ing the way toward a closer and more complete intercontinental harmony. Applause Greets Words hich Although the audience w jammed the Cuban national thea- al4ter -was predominantly spantsn aoeaklnf, President Jjoouage ire qu entry was interrupted with bursts of enthusiastic applause. This was taken up spontaneously by the vast crowd which owing to its unfamiliarity with the English language, had come more to see than to hear. The tumult Tose first among the few who under stood, to be carried back In waves to their neighbors on the main floor, to the boxes and the balcony and finally to the far distant seats in the gallery. It was in this atmosphere of al most frenzied happiness that Mr. Coolidge spent his second day in (Continued on pa(e 8) EUGENE PLANT $250,000 Contract Let For Construction of Huge Machine Shop PORTLAND, Jan. 16. ( AP) Contract for construction of a ma chine shop to cost $250,000 as an addition to the Southern Pacific's terminals at Eugene, Ore., was announced here by E. L. King, dl- vielon superintendent of the sys tem today. The contract was let to H. E. Wilder, of Eugene. Terminal equipment of the road already , developed at Eugene In- "TlSSt! pianw roununuuse ana bwiuuiui tracks. , Us; ;! unit" eV r "i. "i ' i. i , v t national conTentlo" HoroYao Cleveland, picg! d ;Miami -1 lb. v v..... . v. ivmimtiii nartv in tbi vAiri Bresldcntlal camoalgn. . .1 U"mV.fT;;;.7:;r population estimated to be ta excess ot 160.000. It la an Important railroad, eeater. being located on th Southern ractne. the amu. Colorado. Santa Fe and other railroads. It la located in progressive farming territory and ranks.high ia shipment of cotton,, corn, sugar and other products. . .; POLICE BLAMED FOR TWO DEATHS CORONER'S JURY ' REACHES VERDICT IN CASE Riot at Walsenburg. Colorado, De clared Unprovoked With Offi cers at Fault WALSENBURG. Colo., Jan. 16. Responsibility for the riot of January 12 at Walsenburg in which two striking miners lost their lives was placed directly on the state police In a verdict reach ed tonight by a coroner's jury in vestigating the deaths. The verdict, rendered in the case of Klemenz Chavez, killed outright, said the riot was "unpro voked" with state police showing "total disregard for human life by firing through windows Into the street outside and we do recom mend further investigation into the case." A second verdict, rendered in the case of Salestlno Martinez. 16, who died the day after the riot of wounds received as a bystander, declined to place responsibility for his death. Testimony indicated that state police standing in the alley behind the hall wherein the strikers were hiding had fired clear through the wall and into the street beyond, killing Martinez who was directly across the street from the hall. Thirty one witnesses testified, all but three of whom admitted either participation in the parade which the state police attempted to break up, or being present In the I. W. W. hall during the day of the shooting. The verdict was reached by the Jury after an hour's deliberation. - COMMISSION OPENS TOUR Public Service Officials Confer On Cross-state Road Members of the public service commission left here Monday for a tour of Southern Oregon where they will confer with a number of commercial organisations m tuu. nection with the Central Oregon raiimaii A Avolnnment camnaizn. The'applIcatIoirto64npel"tllet tlM Am AAnstPlI Q W Aftfit Atldl west line through Central Oregon j state commerce commission and! will be heard within the next 60 days. The public service commis sion will urge the various cities of southern Oregon to have rep resentatives at the hearing. The public service commission was at Eugene last night. It will spend tonight at Marshfield, Wed nesday noon at North Bend. Wed nesday night at Roseburg, Thurs dav noon at Grants Pass and Thursday night at Medford. Members of the commission were accompanied by J. P. Newell, engineer of Portland, and W. C. McCulloch. attorney. Commis sioners on the trip are L. E. Bean, Edward Ostrander and II. H. Corey. PASSENGER BOAT PLAN Rubaker Would Operate Lauch on Willamette; Asks Landing Fred E. Rukaber, of 411 North Front street, wishes to operate a motor launch on the Willamette river for the transportation of pas sengers. His application to the city coun cil for a landing for the launch on the water front between Cenfer and Chemeketa streets was re ferred to the etreeta committee. WHERE DEMOCRATS WILL CONVENE ? , - 't i V .Mtnn jit ttnniitmi. Tftxai. which has" been selected i?tto WMri part of Texas, it is some.50 mile - . INCENDIARY FIRE I AT U; S. CAPITAL EQUIPMENT RUSHED A IX WAY FROMJBALTIMORE Drastic Measures Necessary to Fight Flames at City of Washington, D. C WASHINGTON. Jan. 17. (AP) Half a dozen fires of sus pected incendiary origin, scattered throughout tvishington early to day called out all of the city's fire fighting equipment and forced of ficials Jto appeal to nearby Vir ginia and Maryland points for help. Two of the three major confla grations were in downtown Wash ington, an F1 W- Woolworth com pany building i on Pennsylvania avenue between Ninth and Tenth streets and a cluster of produce stores at Eleventh and Little B streets, opposite the Smithsonian Institution. The third was a feed store at North Capitol and H streets. . From three io five alarms were sounded for these fires and while they were burning several false alarms were turned in and blazes broke out in three other widely separated points at residences or small shops. , Fire Marshal Leonard Seib and Inspector WiXiali Shelby, assist ant superintendent of police, ex pressed the opinion that all of the fires were of deliberate origin. They stressed the fact that nearly all: of them developed, within an hour or two and that related false alarms scattered the tire fighting force. The first alarm, that for the Woolworth company building came shortly after midnight when the produce stores began to burn, both points being close together in the center of the city whe;e an25o candle-power lamps at all in alarm calls out virtually all of the! ter3ectlong now lighted by 400 fire fighting apparatus, officials! candiep0Wer lamps .and at all in appealed to nearby cities for help. tersections having a circuit which Several Virginia and Maryland J dQ not now have iignt. Practically pieces of equipment were put to: intersection in the city will action bnt a second call went to Baltimore for ten" engines. They were put aboard a special train for the forty mile run to this city. Nearly a dozen firemen were overcome by smoke in fighting the Woolworth lire which was more severe because or a Drosen g VICE RING ROUNDED UP Charge Preferred Against i Portland Boys and Girls 10 PORTLAND. ! Jan. 16 (AP) Charges of crimes against ten Jboys and girls, ranging in ages from 12 to 19 years, resulted in the ar rest todj of William Armstrong, 40, said to be the owner of a candy shop, and Arthur Dart, 37, a sales man. They are In the county jail, where they are held for grand jury investigation. A warrant also was Issued for Clarence Brazell, who recently was arrested on complaint aworn to by several boys, and who was released under $1,000 bail. Bail in this new charge is fixed at $5,000. MOVE HOf ELLING AWAY Fear of Mob Violence Causes Po lice to Take Precaution LANSING Mich., Jan. 16 (AP) Adolph llotelling, confessed slay er. of Dorothy Schneider of Flint was spirited into the Lansing city Jail about 10:30 tonight by Cap tain John Cleghorn, in charge of the uniform division of the Michi gan state police. Sheriff Green of Genesee county, a Genesee deputy and a state trooper, officials here announced. j tit; til: RE-NIBE RIG, STREET LIGHTS L Two Improvement Projects Authorized By Vote of City Council WORK STARTS AT ONCE Bids on Fire Hose Received lng Petitions Come in Rapidly; S.P. Gets Permit to Ex tend Tracks Two distinct steps forward In i Imnrovement of Salem were, taken at the city council meeting last night when resolutions to pro ceed immediately with re-number- GAIN RDM ing of houses in the city, and to)glneer Rogers had announced that authorize the Portland Electric Power company to install 250 candle-power lamps at every street in tersection were passed. The city engineer was Instruct ed to employ the necessary help for. re-numbering the houses, for which an item of $600 was includ ed in the 1928 budget. The new lighting plan, for which provision in the budget was also made, was suggested by W. M.PPe Hamilton, local manager of the light company, last fall. Lighting Improved It calls for the substitution of have a lamp under the plan. The light company pays the cost of installing the lamps and the city will pay only the cost of the current to operate them. The work will be done gradual ly but It will be completed within six months according to presem expectations. Hose Bids Received Bids on fire hose from three firms, American Rubber manufac turing company, A. G. Long and company, and Howard Cooper cor- (Continued oo pee 8) STAYT0N MAN ARRAIGNED Walford T. Anderson Asks Addi tional Time to Enter Plea Walford T. Anderson, Stayton garage man, was yesterday ar raigned before Circuit Judge Per cy R. Kelly on a charge of receiv ing stolen property. He is accused of having received a $54 radio set. Officers declare, however that a number of sets belonging to a Turner rarare comnanv were found in Anderson's possession. He asked time in w h I c h to plead and was given until today by Judge Kelly. The parole of Richard Myers, granted several months ago by Jndge Kelly, was revoked yester day following advices received from Attorney J. Ben Hall of Eu gene, to whom Myers was paroled, that Myers was not living up to the terms of the parole. He will be brought here from Lane coun ty to serve a one year's sentence I for theft of an automobile. I J - to entertain the lJ2tDemocratl raca. tor the gathering thaT ' from th. Galf of Mexico and has a DRAINAGE WORK TO START SOON OREGON GRAVEL COMPANY SUCCESSFUL PIPE BIDDER Enough on Hand to Permit Im mediate Construction Of Gaines Line The Oregon Gravel company, a local firm, was the successful bid der on 4040 feet of sewer pipe and accessories, bids on which were opened at the council meeting last night. The firm bid 53.25 per foot for re-inforced pipe, and $2.85 for plain pipe. Other bidders were Gladding- jMcBean company. C. K. Spaulding (Logging company, Collins Con Pav' crete pipe company. Pyramid con- I crete pipe company, and the Eu gene concrete pipe company. A representative of he success ful firm told the councilmen that there was enough tile on hand to permit the city to begin imme- ate construction oi me ua.ue. ....-. n . - . n w. n . .4 m 1 a 1 1 n . n wi ,i That . .... ... the tile would be furnished as the work progressed. It is believed the work will get unitd, tViJ2 urA1r aa f ' i t V Vn- securing tile was the only thing to hold up the job. Several men will be employed on the work. A communication from the Os wego Pipe company, of Oswego, that the firm had a quantity of cast iron pipe suitable for culvert use which would be sold at $1.90 per cubic foot was referred to the sewer committee. This is said to be an unusually low price for iron Resolutions covering salary in creases for the city recorder, the city sanitary inspector, and police and fire department officers were passed. These increases were pro vided for in the 1928 budget. HOLDUP ARTIST KILLED Man Shot to Death in Attempt to Rob Portland Resident PORTLAND, Jan. 16. (AP) Shot to death in a holdup he had planned for four weeks, the body of an unidentified man rested in the county morgue tonight the victim of a revolver in the hands of the man he sought to rob. After announcing early in thei day that the body had been identi-j fied as that of a former employe of an amusement park here, police tonight admitted the reported identification was incorrect when they received word from Vancou ver, B. C police that the man known here was in that city. Mike Matulewsky. 32. who killed the holdup man when he found him prowling in nis nouse, told police he had been informed four weeks ago that the robbery was to take place, and that he had gone armed since then. A woman heard the holdup men laying their plans, and told Matulewsky. The men were desperate she said. She auoted them as saying that "quick shooting" would h necessary to make the holdup "successful." COOLIDGE DOESN'T DRINK President and Wife Refuse to-Partake of Cocktails HAVANA. Jan. 16. (AP) President and Mrs. Coolidge rose to the occasion today when the in evitable cocktail added the ques tion of prohibition to the many problems facing an American pres ident on a vfsit abroad. They both met the situation by ignoring on one occasion and by sticking to water on another. At the official banquet offered in honor ot the American presi dent by President Machado to-, Bight, to wnich all the delegates to the Pan-American congress were Invited. President Coolidge ans- wered -la' water-to the toasts of fered. Officials ot the. president's palace , asserted that not only on this occasion but throughout his visit water was the only liquid diet, of , Mr. Coolidge. ? COLUMBIA "HIGHWAY OPEN Traffic Eastward From- Portland i; Begins Tbls Morning t ' - PORTLAND. Jan. 16 AP) -p-Pecision. to ; open the Columbia highway eastward at 8:39 a. xn. tomorrow was made by couaty commissioners today after a con ference with representatives of the Oregon State Motor - association. engineers'" and .stage ' and auto freight men. " The highway will be open from 8 : 3 0 a. m . to 4 : 3 0 p. m. to permit road -crews to complete clearing operations daring the night hours The .regnlations.-Itwat expected. would remain fn effect about three days. ;, ' ; 7. One way traffic will be ia effect between Mist Falls and Horsetail Falls and between Bonneville and the Hood River county line. Trat fie over these stretches , will be regulated by county officers. 1 Mo torists were warned that chains were necessary, . ;es WILL BE BUILT IT Plans and Specifications of Two Approved At City Council Meeting ONE ALREADY STARTED Diminishing Employment and Tak ing Advantage of Low Cost of Material Reason For Hur rylng Construction Completion In 1923 of sevel SI bridges in the 12-brldge $350,001 construction program voted by the people at the last election, as re commended by the bridge com mittee, of which Watson Town send is chairman, was approved by the city council last night. Plans and specifications on two of these bridges, one on North 17th street andthe other on South Winter street, were accepted by the council, and Recorder Poulsea was instructed to advertise for bids on these two projects, to be opened at the next meeting. The first bridge in the program, the one on South Commercial street, is now under construction. Four More Planned The other four bridges which the committee recommended for construction in 1928 were: South Liberty street. North High street. East State street. North Summer street. Lack of employment In the el'y, prevailing low cost of materials, and the necessity for speeding up the bridge work to get It within the three-year period alloted in the bond proposal passed by the voters were reasons for the re commendation by the committee. Will Employ 150 The committee estimates that the program outlined will give em ployment to ir0 heads of families and others during the year. That local men with families be given preference on Jhe Jobs will be stipulated in the contract' signed for the bridge work, and all applicants for work will be in vestigated carefully to make sure of their merit. The committee also estimates that savings of from 10 to 15 per cent on the estimated cots of the structures can be accomplished if" contracted for now. The savings can be applied to extend the num ber of bridges to be covered by the $350,000 bond issue by at least two or three small bridges. The 17th street bridge plans. (Continued on vt SCHOOL SAFETY SHOWN BY TEST STATE FIRK MARSHAL'S DEP UTIES INSPECT HERE Garfield Building Emptied in Seconds; Inside Escapes Ample Public schools in the city art safe from the standpoint of fire hazard whether they are equipped with outside fire escspes or not. This was the opinion expressed by three deputies from th state fire marshal's office who msde a tour of inspection yesterday ia company with George Hug," city superintendent; L. J. Simral and -W. H. Dancy, alderman; Hugh Rogers, Buck Hutton" fire chief; city engineer; and G. W. Smalley, SEVEN R building director. - . At Garfield school a special test was made. When the fire bell " . sounded, th e 3 5 6 pupils left t b f building in one minute and six - seconds. ' ' - .-; I Garfield was one of the - four r school buildings Included in the city engineer's report on struc tures two-stories or more in height not equipped with "outside fire es cape. The other school buildings were Englewood, Richmond, and High-, . land. They were equipped in the , same way as Garfield school, with inside lire escape sUlrwsys. open ing to the rear. It is not likely that the city, council will-insist that the sthool . " board install the'flre escapes un der the-ilrcumsUnces, especially considering "the stringent financial conditions under'which the board is working. ; ; Alderman Patton. chairman of th building commute, who ind catd last week that th fire ordl- - . naace might b revised to accom modate the school board, if th buildings were declared safe, pr- . bably will initial such action at a future council meeting. ; .