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THE OREGON STATESMAN. SALEM. OREGON. TUESDAY MORNING. FEBRUARY 14, 192J
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First of Series of Legal De
lays Effected By De
ros ANGELES. Feb. 13.
ap The first of a series of le
gal delays, promised by defense
aKnrnCTH before William Edward
u'bAin la v n tin fn Ihn tht
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atty wtiich he himself says awaits
him for Vidnanlnr and mnrderlnf
Marian Parker, was won by him
today when the youthful confessed
criminal appeared before Superior
Jiitizp J J Trahiirrn for nenten-
clng. The action was put over to
;Yt Tuesday tnat arguments on a
Jilon for a new trial might be
attending the concert given by the
students of the NPEI in Dr. Bui-
gin's tabernacle. Bess Owens
Runyan is director of the chorus.
Mrs. Verne Chandler rerentw
risited her parents here.
Forrest Cammack erturned
from Portland last Wednesday.
.Mrs. Mary Cammack enter
tained at dinner last Friday in
honor of her brother-in-law. r. A
Bear of Turner. Those present
were Mr. and Mr 3. C. A. Bear.
Mr. Bear's mother from La Porte,
Ind., Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Way,
Mrs. Mary Sanders and Forrest
The school children are plan
ning a Valentine box on Tuesday.
Miss Mabel Sinig has been at
horn the oast ck
-Misa liarel Blinston is working
at the Carlson home in Salem for
a few days.
CLUB ETJJOYS PLAYS
SPRING VALLEY COMMUNITY
GROUP HAS MEETING
"MHickman stood erect and with
concentrated attention when the
venerable Judge in powerful rolce
read to him the terse facts of the
crime charged against him and re
iterated to him that he had been
found sane when tried on the plea
Of "not guilty by reason of Insan
ity." which he had entered to the
tnurder Indictment. The court then
asked if the defendant was ready
to be sentenced, at which point
Judge Trabucco paused. ' 1
Jerome Walsh, chief defense
nmi.L nroniDtlr interposed the
fruition for a new trial which he
hid drawn up ready for the mo
ment. It listed an even score of
allegations of error and trial vio
lation of California and United
BtAlett constitutional law.
After the long motion had been
read to the court Judge Trabucco
ruled that the sentencing of the
defendant would be postponed un
til next Tuesday morning when
arguments on the new trial motion
would first be heard.
If the new trial motion is de
nied, the defence has stated, ah
arrest of judgment will be inter
lined. If this also Is denied, the
court procedure, attorneys indicat-
I. calls for the sentencing ot me
uth who on Thursday was found
ne by a Jury in about 40 min
es The same verdict was re-
urned on both the kidnaping and
Afet Hickman is sentenced
Which under the law may be eith
er death by hanging or life impris
onment, Walsh will tile a notice of
appeal to the state supreme court
from the conviction and sentence.
A HICKMAN TRIES STILL
lf ANOTHER OVERTURE
(Continued from pige 1.)
penalty then will be passed and
tiin attorneys will offer oral no
tice of appeal to the state supreme
Judge J. J. Trabucco, who holds
the fate of the kidnaper-slayer in
his hands, has announced he would
call two witnesses to establish the
HHlient points of the crime before
sentence Is announced. One will be
County Autopsy Surgeon A. F.
V'ner, who will testify to know
t V The slain girl and having know
ledge of her death. The other will
b Chief of Detective Herman
i'line. who will tell of the confes
sions of Hickman, the flight of the
slaver and the circumstances of
i SALEM HI TAKES DOUBLE
VICTORY IN TWO DEBATES
(Continued from pi 1.)
arguments nnon what thev termed
the uselessness and extravagance
of the present 6C (76 counting the
ten tnat are self-sustaining)
boards and commissions in Oregon
and declared in favor of reor
ganization with a centralization of
Power in the hands of the-evecu-tire.
They pointed to what they
chose to term the success of Illi
nois and w Ynrk nirirn these
two state consolidated their num
The local students declared
governmental costs and even
corruption had Increased since
certain states nad effected the
integrated system : that an tnte-
sraded system would go to one ex
treme as much as does the pres
The negative asserted the itiit
of the whole question rested in
personnel and whether or not a
change would attract hit tor men
to office, and maintained Oregon
had always enjoyed a reputation
for its public men. and that it vm
not consolidation but higher sal
aries tnat would bring good men
into political lobs.
The Corvalli debaters alleged
the proposed change would tend
to stimulate interest and bring in
creased attendance at the poles.
I. e.. it would promote a short
Fallot. The Salem students gran
ted the need of a shorter hallnt
but quoted figures to show it was
not state, nut rather county and
itjf. offices that "cluttered" the
Annabel Tooze and Mi In n
-omposed the Salem affirmative
tern, tnat engaged with the Cor
vallis negative. Harold nisnn anH
Frank Harland. at Corvallia in the
afternoon on the same question.
Results of the afternoon debate
were not announced until Just be
fore the Judges' decision on the
evening debate here.
Judsrea were Dean J V R Tin t-
ler and Professor Christenson and
Jenson of the Oregon Normal
IDESTEP REAL POINT
1 ARflllT PnilWTY I IRBADY
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mall library, containing those
volumes most generally used.
right at the court house.
This assertion, which summar
ies the position taken by advo
cates of the new library, has been
deplored and resented rather than
met and answered by the oppo
sition. The gist of the opposition's
fc'anJ seems to be, "King's-X on
Uthaf argument, because w4 didn't
know what it was all about when
" started raizing this library proposition."
Through all the hubbub raised
iu the effort to foreve the court's
hn 1 and abolish the library after
It has already been started, these
fd. fs stand out unrefuted and for
tht most part not even denied:
I. The Oregon system of Juris
prudence, like virtually all others,
U such that it cannot function
with efficiency and Justice except
y using certain court decisions
and legal authorities as a guide.
2. Unless available at the
place where cases are tried, these
delusions and authorities cannot
be used at time of trial.
To make them available at
ich time, as required by Justice
ri. I efficiency, tne Marlon county
irt has authorized a small law
ibrary to be established at the
county court house.
i. To pay for the library, a
10 per cent addition is made to
e.4ch filing fee. to be set aside in
the library fund.
The amount paid by each litl
gint toward the new fund will be
Plaintiff in action or suit In
volving $500 or less, 60 cents.
Defendant in action of suit in
volving $500 or less, 25 cents.
Plaintiff In action or suit in
volving over $500. $1.00.
Defendant in action 'or suit in
v living over $500, 60 cents.
Estate probated amounting to
$')) or less, 26 cents.
Estate probated amounting to
$:o00 or less. 50 cents,
hlstate probated amounting to
$2000 or less. 75 cents.
Estate amounting to $4000 or
l-'ss. one dollar.
Estate amounting to $8000 or
toast ti sn
A tate amounting to oyer $8000
In a word, the smallest cost or
litigation heretofore has been tne
filing fee. and the sum used for
the library will amount to Just 10
Ier cent of that In each indi
Valentine Party Enjoyed
By Rosedale Young People
ROSEDALE. Feb. 13. fSne-
elall The young people's Sunday
school class held an enjoyable
Valentine party at the home of
Miss Esther Heckert Saturday eve
The Haldy family spent Toe.
a y and Wednesday In Portland,
NEW INCORPORATIONS i
SPRING . VALLEY.' Feb. 13.
Special). The Spring Valley
Community club held its regular
meeting at the school house Fri
day night. February 10. with a
good number of members as well
as visitors from neighboring clubs
After the usual business meet
ing the f ollowing program was
Opening song. "America", audi-,
ence. Piano accompanied by Mrs
S. D. Crawford.
"Hiwatha. the Hunter" in three
acts, dramatised by 4th grade pu
pils of Mrs. Ethel Sohn.
Piano duet and encome by Hil
da and Frank Crawford.
Play, three acts "Incompati
Solo. "If Winter Comes" and
encore, Mrs. J. S. Hiatt. accompan
ied at piano by Mrs. S. D. Crawford.
Reading, "My Country", Chrif
Play, one act, "How Love
A shadow pie social followed the
program. J. S. Hlatt auctioned
the shadow which sold very goo
and enriched the club's coffers by
The next meeting will be held
March S. -The
following committee were
appointed to serve at the next
Program, Mrs. F. B. Windsor,
Mrs. F. A. Smith and Miss Grace
Refreshments, Mrs. Fred Owen
Mrs 4 Chrla Yungen and Mrs. R-Schubert.
EARL OF OXFORD SAID
SLOWLY PASSING AWAY
him lying there so helpless.
It is a great tragedy, but thank
God. he is not suffering. He look
ed very peaceful and beautiful
when I was in tne room just now.
Sutton Courtenar was typical of
the British nation tonight in its
deep sympathy at the ebbing of the
life of the man who held the helm
of its affairs at the opening of the
world war and who ror 50 years
was almost continuously in the
The health of Lord Oxrord naa
declined steadily since he retired
from politics in 1926. On Sunday
however, it took a sudden turn for
the worse when pulmonary com
Read the Classified Ads
A Smoke Barrier
Miss A. Maude Royden, English
woman preacher, in the United
States on a speaking tour, Jinds
her engagements In Chicago, Bos
ton and Philadelphia canceled be
cause she smokes cigarettes.
BRICK FIRM ACM
25 TO 35 IKX EHXOYED, AX
XUAL SALES f 100,000
The Salem Brick and Tile com
pany employed between 25 art
35 men, and has an average an
nual gross sale aggregating $100.
000, Frank Neer. of that concerft,
told members of the Salem cham
ber of commerce yesterday.
The company was started in De
cember 1909 by Mr. Wilson.
Charles Constable, and Otto Han
sen. It was at first only a two
kiln plant, but now it consists of
seven kilns, with drying sheds so
that the plant can be operated the
While it la strictly a Salem con
cern, only $20,000 in sales were
made in Salem last year. Port
land got $13,000 of the products,
and the rest went to southern
Oregon and coast cities.
Salem contractors are what
might be termed "lumber or con
crete minded." not "brick mind
ed." Mr. Neer said.
The plant is located at the foot
of Tile road in North Salem near
the fair grounds.
Frultland Resident Returns
From Mines; Health Better
FRUITLAND, Feb. 1$. (Spe
cial) P. J. McGutre is at home
here again from the Santiam
mines. His health Is wholly re
covered -and he looks as strong
and hearty as he did 10 years ago.
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace are living
in the old Britell place which it
across the road from Bresslers.
The Carry On class basketball
team defeated the young boys'
class 32 to 24. the younger play
ers putting up a game fight al
though they were hopelessly outweighed.
Mississippi legislature has
killed a bill to tax bachelors $10 a
'id Ouitn riaht. Whv nut a
(penalty on those of us who don't
nave the appeal?
PORTLAND. Ore.. Feb. 13.
(AP) Edward Bray. 30. wanted
in Buffalo. N. Y. on a charge of
murder, was sentenced to three
years in McNeil Island by Federal
Judee McXary today for trans
porting a stolen car from Vancou
ver. Wash., to Hood River. Ore.,
on December 11. He has insisted
that the Buffalo murder was in
A German seer predicts that
this year will be famous for the
birth of very many beautiful chil
dren. As all parents will enthu
siastically testify. In this particu
lar 1928 will not differ from its
predecessors. New York Sun.
WILLARD COMMUNITY CLUB
HEARS DR. McCORMICK
SILVER TON. Feb. 13. (Spe
cial). The Willard Community
flub met Friday nirht in the com
munity hall, with an attendance ot
over a hundred. A very special
program had been arranged, and a
nrnf itahle evening was spent by
every one present. Dr. J. D. Mc
cormick of Salem taixea on nis
travels through the Holy Land.
giving interesting descriptions of
that wonderful country- Tne statee
fn.i aorvt showed a moving
picture of its work, accompanied
with anMnterestlng explanation oi
the pictures. Following the pro
gram refreshments were served.
The funeral ot wuiiam mjuju
miller was held Monday afternoon
ih rhanei of Ekman and
iiuiu w3 -
Jack, Rev. Mr. Bennett officiating.
Mr. Loughmiller was ti, ana nmu
lived in Silverton most ot his life.
He is survived by one Droiner,
George Steelhammer, wno "
been confined to his home for the
past week with tonsilitles Is stUl
unable to be up. but is on the road
Read the Classified Ads
Articles of incorporation were
filed with the state corporation de
partment here Saturday as fol
The Condon Co.. Inc., Portland;
$50,000; J. W. Condon, Jr.. N. A.
Hayes and C. C. Stout.
Beaver State Shingle Co., Port
tand; $5000; W. H. Masters, Guy
L. Wallace and N. Benson.
Certificates showing changes in
capital tev-"w-fH-i ?n follows
Ey SSBdyj'X ' . - -
ington, Ky. Jivtf.OjJO -
000. - --v, -
The Heppner Investment com
pany with capital stock of $15,
000, has been incorporated by
George M. Anderson. A. H John
ston and H. A. Cohn. Headquart
ers are in Heppner.
Other articles filed in the state
corporation department follow:
S. Compagna & Sons. Inc.. Port
land. $50,000; Sarafino Compag
na, Gus Compagna and Joe Com
pagna. , m
Globe Lumber company. Wal
ton. Lane county. $25,000; N. M.
Ohrllng. Ruth Ohrling and E. L.
Weatherly Finance corporation.
'Portland; notice of dissolution.
The Santiam Chevrolet com
pany, with headquarters at Albany
and capital stock of $10,000. has
been Incorporated by Lewis L.
Simpson, Ethel Simpson and
Other articles filed in the state
corporation department follow:
Bible Standard, Eugene. $3000;
Helen B. Harrison, Fred L.Horn
shuh and Alfraetta Wood.
Accounting, Auditing and
Bookkeeping corporation. Port
land. $3000; Harold A. Rowley,
Elisabeth Rowley and Fred M.
Williams Electric company, Eu
gene. 13,000; A. C. Gourlay. W.
H. Williams and Pearl Williams.
The Seth Leavens Tire company,
with headquarters In Portland and
capital stock ot $20,000. has been
incorporated by Seth Leavens. C.
A. Miller and C. D. Christensen.
Market Coffee shop. Salem. $12.
000; W. J. Busick. H. V. Comp
ton and W. L. Phillips.
East Side Publishing company.
Portland. $10,000; C. W. Jerome,
Dixie Jerome and C. C. Hall.
The Johnson company. Wiscon
sin corporation, $100,000; permit
Issued to operate In Oregon.
Opposition To Wood River
Company Gets Into Court
- The California-Oregon Power
company has filed proceedings in
the Klamath county circuit court
to restrain the public service com
m Union from enforcinr an order
assigning certain operating terri
tory In tne Tlcinity or t on H.iam-
ath to the Wood river Power com
An application of the California
nrarnn Power comDtnT to con
struct Its transmission lines into
the Fort Klamath district was met
ttk tha contention that the ter
ritory already was adequately senr-
ed by the Wood nrer company.
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