r Predicting Weather Is Hazardous, More So Now Than At Other Seasons, But It Really Does Look Like Easter Will Be Smiling iKStallard Has Revised His Auto License Bill, But He Is Not Likely to Retain Much Public Confidence As an Author ofLaws 7 1 -Weather forecast: Fair;, warmer; mod erate to fresh northerly winds on the coast. Maximum temperature yesterday 58, min imum 37. river 9.8, rainfall .03, atmos phere clear, wind west. TWO SECTIONS SIXTEEN PAGES SEVENTY-EIGHTH YEAR SALEM, OREGON, FRIDAY MORNING, APRIL 6, 1928 Uf - .. EASTER DOTS . IB SET REGARD PROSPECT SEEK Fair Weather Expected To Bring Out Crowds To Fill City Churches ALL PREPARE PROGRAMS Special Music Including Many Can - tatas, and Sermons Appro priate to Day Announced; 'Parade' Anticipated With fair weather in prospect. li jthe Easter observance In -SaJea 1 thia year promises to he the most general in the city's history, botl with respect to church services j which in most cases include spec if vrtlal Easter music, and tht, unoffl VTFil "Easter parade" 'of wel if-, dressed people. fym.-0 with so many musical ooserv I ances prepared, interest will not t center In any one. but indication: are that all churches will bt crowded to capacity at all of tht events of the day. Program Announced A partial list follows: First Methodist: Annual East er concert by vested choir Suudaj evening. A varied program of an thems, soloe and chorus number: will be given. Professor E. W Hobson will have charge of tht choir and Professor T. S. Robert: will preside at the organ. Solo ists will include Ronald Craven R. D. Barton, Everett Craven Miss Josephine Bross and Mrs Gilbert Wrenn. Mill Street Methodist: Eastei program by the Sunday school h the evening. St. Paul's Episcopal: Specla music by the vested choir, direct ed by Marjory Walker, at the 11 a, m. service. There will also bt services at 7:30 and 8:30 in tht Morning, none in the evening., . Wi uegjn ax sunrise s service avjs: joJ iouowea n fellowship breawast in ieagu rooms. Easter sermon ny pasio at 1 1 a. m. service, also baptism of Infants. Special Easter pro gram by the church school at 7:3t evening service. Salvation Army: Ah Easte: program, in which will be featuret a pantomime and a "Cross anc Crown" exercise done by a groui of boys and girls, will be given ai j the Salvation Army hall on lowei ! State street Sunday night, com (Continued on p6e STALL ARD FIXES 5 S3 LICENSE BILL BUT IT STILL EXEMPTS BUSS ES, OPINION HERE Exception Made and No Provision For Licensing Passenger Carriers T" 4 corrected initiative petition l tyrovidln for a flat f 3 annual li 'Jk.jje fee for pleasure automobiles ramd repealing ine existing scneauie of rate applying to these cars, was filed In the state aepanmeni Thursday by H. H. Stallard of Portland. The new petition wm filed in Hen of a petition prepared previ ously by Mr. Stallard which pro vided for the $3 annual license fee for pleasure vehicles but failed to repeal the schedule of feee new in effect. - ' ... -r The license "Tee 'f $3 provid ed in the Stallard bfll does not ap ply to trncka, - traUera. electric vehicles for comereUT'purposes, 11 motor TlrJc!BTir and mo tor to usees' for tfansportltg pas gen -gers. The Uceasefexi these ve htelM reaala the"same as under the .existing acmedale. it 'Was - said ttec tne initiative petition previously, drafted by Mr. Stallard would be withdrawn. According to the opinion of some officials who hare examined Uaw blll, it like Its predecess kllor apparently exempts passenger VTfeaseS .from the payment of any ZtfcnB fso. as they are Included Xt J- f a Mnt(nm In which h u h aisv w -"' " the J fee would not apply. They occur. In the following provision of the bill: All motor vehicles, regardless of weight, or. age. except motor trucks and trailers and semltrail rs. electric vehicles for commer rial surnoses. all motor vehicles for hire and motor busses for transDortlng passengers. $3." Since this exception - would in- dud anywhere-for-hlre passenger rehiclee the stats would also lose the additional fee now imposed on them of 10 per cent of the regular fee based on light weight ..Th only fee left for the busses tr jay would be the three-fourths m pr passenger mile tax unpos- "I ed brumous bouse bill . fg; cj XZ A Uunnom ' of the It session.. Busses also B ' emDr.Md the second course uar a capacity tax of Si per enger, but this is refunded by a provision Of house bill 4 is The new Stallard - bill reenacts ie present tire width schedule of mm f or nur.or truces, irauera ana semitrailers. ; The bill also provides for the re- - : , lOaatiame S.) , , PLAN RECEPTION : FOR COMMANDER LEGION II FAD TO VISIT SALEM X EXT MONDAY Has Outstanding Rrrord of Achievement and lira very In World War Plans for Salem's reception for Edward E. Spafford. national commander of the American Le- rJUwurtl spatlord. - rlon. next Monday are going for ward rapidly and indications are .hat one of the greatest welcome jver accorded any private citixen isiting Salem will be provided. The principal event will be the anuuet at 6:30 o'clock In the evening. Veterans who plan to ittend are advised to make reser vations at once by getting in touch .v:ith Walter Zosel. In connection with the national jommander's visit, the followiug esume of his record Is of interest: Edward Elwell Spafford was oru in Springfield, Vermont, .larch 12, 1'8. tie was educated u the public schools, where hi nade a local record as an athlete .nd a scholar, lie was graduatca rum the Naval Academy witn hou- jr. and remained in the service jntil Uectniber 1914, when he re signed his commission - as a lieu .enaut commauder in the Uniteo Jtates navy. Spafford has a splendid record n.the navy While a lieutenant ht f ned down an offer to be on the itaff of -Fighting Bob" Evans in (Conlisurd oa S.) SELECT HOSPITAL SITE State IbMUil of Control leaves on Trip to The Dulles Members of the state board of ontrol left here last, night for i'iie Dalles where they will de- ermine definitely the location for .he new Eastern Oregon tubercu- osis hospital. The site for the hospital lies a short distance west of The Dalles, overlooking the Co lumbia river. The plant will cost approximate ly 3100.000. including the fur nishings and equipment. Actual building operations probaily will get under way within the next two months. The hospital will have a capacity of 75 beds. The board of control is com posed of Governor Patterson. Sec retary of State Kozer and State Treasurer Kay. JUDGE FINES, THEN WEDS Double Penalty Inflicted By Van couver Justice of Peace VANCOUVER. Wash.. Apr. 5--(AP "Do you take this man -?" "Just a minute, there just a minute!" And a wedding was interrupted while Waller R. Porath. the bride groom, was arrested on a charge of possession of liquor. A deputy sheriff was the unlnvted guest. After fnng Porath 345, Justce of the -Peace Blair officiated a the marriage ceremony at hi. home last night. More, Better Journalism Extension Course Designed to ,- ' ' - ' ' ' ,-" - j -j i', ..It ,y ah Marked Success in Other Counties; Meeting at Chamber of Commerce Here Saturday "More and better rural Oregon news" is the slogan of the farm, home and community by C. J. Mcintosh, professor of industrial journalism-at Oregon State college. The course aims primarily to help the rural re Dorters find better news and more of it. Not only to know and find more and it journalistically and readably The rather overwhelming success of the course with the Initial cjass of 19 in the five coun- ties Linn. Benton. Polk, Wash ington and Yamhill and the en thusiasm with waicn ins eauors and rural reporters" nv slgnsd m uitlu Vfar- speak well for the value .of the work.' ' ;"V ': '' - I The one-day training school that will start the course In Farm, Home and ' Community NewswrU ng in Marion county will be in the Salem chamber of commerce zooms beginning at 19 o'clock Sat urday. The course is introduced SEEK CDNVIGTS AS KIDNAPERS OFT Revenge Against Father Be lieved To Have Inspired Criminal Plot OTHER CLEWS RUN DOWN Walter Collins. Nine Year Old Los Angeles Lad, Now Missing From Home For Nearly Whole Month LOS ANGELES. April 5 (AP) A state wide search for a gang of eight ex-convlcts was launched by the Los Angeles police tonight in seeking the whereabouts of 9-year-old Walter Collins, believed to have been kidnaped from his home here almost a month ago. The hunt for the former con victs is based on the theory that the abduction of the boy was a vengeance plot directed at his father. Walter J. S. Collins, now in Folsom penitentiary servipg his third prison term. The following of the vengeance clew was intensified as what had been regarded previously as one of the hottest leads failed. The story of Richard Strbthers. a service station employe, that he had seen the body of a dead boy in the rear of an automobile which stopped for gasoline, was exploded when tne couple wno naa Deen occupants of the automobile war located and the boy was found to be very much alive. Not. Dead at All He had been asleep on the floor of the car when his parents drove Into the service station. Stroth era. front a photograph, had Iden tified the "dead boy" as resem- bllnr Walter Collins. The vengeance theory of the po ire Is based on Information pro vided by the boy's father wbo If "con boss", rn Folsom prison. Af "eon- boss" he ha wfiupervlsloft over a tank of degenerates and If forced to report any Infractions of the prison rules to the guards. This, according, to the police caused members of the gang, since released from Folsom to swear vengeance against Collins. At the request of Los Angeles authorities. San Francisco police are, checking up on every convict (Continued on pr 3 OIL REFINERY BLOWS UP Explosions Occur Near Havana; $15,000,000 Plant Afire HAVANA. April 5 (AP). Exploding oil tanks of the Stan dard Oil company's 315.000.000 refinery at Regla. across the har bor from Havana, drove the in habitants out of that suburb to night. The tanks started to blow up within an hour after a fire had started which threatened destruc tion of the entire plant. Two hundred men from . the United States battleship Wyom ing were dispatched to Regla to aid In fighting the fire and Tn keeping V order among the panic stricken Inhabitants of the sub urb. The entire Havana fire de partment was also sent to,. the scene, but at a . late hour the flamea were unchecked. The-fire started shortly after 10 o'clock and three quarters of an hour later, four explosions oc curred. The stiff northerly wind blew . the flames - from - crude - oil tanks otward the gasoline storage tanks. There are 103 tanks of crude oil at the plant with a ca pacity of half a million gallons. Eight minor casualties had been reported up to 11 o'clock. Rural News School s Aim Help'Correspondents Has Had newswriting course conducted better news but also to write is brought out in the train- each time by a one-day training school at some central point in sack county, generally the coun ty seat, where the editors and pros pective students gatner. The edi tors tell the reporters what kind of news they like best and the report ers receive instructions for the coarse. :Y , . The morning program, will be tsken up by the discussions by ed itors at the Marlon county-training school Saturday.. "The kind of news we like to print and how we .. (Cauaa pa( 8.) FLYERS DELAYED BY SNOWSTORM ARCTIC WEATHER REPORTS PROVE UNFAVORABLE Hop Across Top of World Put off Temporarily Due to Adverse Conditions OSLO. Norway. April 5. (AP) Latest available weather reports from Spltzbergen indicated that conditions were unfavorable for the projected Wilkins flight to that nlace from Point Barrow, Alaska. SEWARD. Alaska. April 5. (AP). A snowstorm which en veloped Alaska suddenly today was believed to have thwarted the efforts of Captain George H. Wil kins, Australian explorer, and Lieutenant Carl B. Eielson, his pi lot, who planned to hop off from Point Barrow on a flight over the polar sea to Spltzbergen. Silence ehrouded the activities of the expedition, which had plan ned to make a start over The top of the world at about 8:30 a. m.. Pacific Standard time, today, but the storm was an indication to ob servers here that the hop off was probably delayed. Wilkins and Eielson had been at Point Barrow since March 19 awaiting favorable weather for the 2100 mile flight over the un charted arctic ice pack. Their last messagee told of plans to begin the flight today, if weather con ditions permitted. Radio amateurs and govern- v n . J aw. TO 11 - uicui uycraiuro w me ruuc northwest and Alaska listened in - tently from the break of day today but failed to hear any trace of Wilkins. His transmitter worked well during the flight from Fair banks to Point Barrow and all felt sure the flight had been delayed. PROBE OF S-4 ORDERED Congressional Investigation Into Situation Launched WASHINGTON, Apr. 5 (AP) A congressional investigation of the sinking of the submarine S-4 last December with a loss of 40 lives, vlocked for weeks by house leaders, ' was made certain , today with the appointment of a sub committee of the senate naval committee to make the inquiry. Chairman Bale named' Senators Oddle, of Nevadau chairman, and 3telwer." Oregon, republican, and Gerry, democrat, Rhode Island, as the Investigators with power to ssue subpoenas and administer oaths. Senator Oddie expects to outline the inquiry as soon as he and other members of the sub-committee have completed work on the annual labor department sup ply bill now before the appropria tions committee. An investigation of the sinking itself as well as of devices to pre sent such disaster in the future, 'o be conducted by a special com mission of five, was proposed early in January by President Coolidge, who asked congress to appropriate 350,000 for the work. HE'S NOAH'S GRANDSON Ellsworth Traces Parentage to Fa mous Dictionary Editor The "Webster" part of Dr. Wil Mam Webster Ellsworth s name comes to him by reason of the fact that his grandfather was Noat Webster, original editor of Amer lea's most widely known diction lry, it was learned yesterday more or less by accident in the course of his talk on "The English Bible at the Willamette university chapel. Dr. Ellsworth lectured again last night at Waller Hall on "Shakespeare and Old London," to n interested audience, but tne university students are of the opin ion that the two talks be deliv ered at the chapel hour Wednes day and Thursday were more In terestlng than the public lectures even though, the latter were illus trated with slides which cannot be duplicated anywhere, showing scenes of Interest to students of English literature. ROAD PUTS UP REWARD 91SOO Offered For Mew Who At tempted to Wreck Train PORTLAND. April 6 (AP) A reward of $1,590 was today of fered by the Oregon-Washington Railroad and Navigation company for information leading to the arrest and conviction of each man Involved in the removal of spikes and bolts from the track at Son ny. Ore., near Hood River, on March 21. The work was dis covered in time to .prevent a pos slbly serious wreck. On the day the bolts and spikes were removed, a green coupe with two or three men in It was seen near the place. PROSECUTE NEW YORKER Former Secretary of State Indic ted on Criminal Charge ALBANY, N. T Apr. 5 (AP) Mrs. Florence E. S. Knapp, former secretary of state of New -York, has been Indicted on several crim inal charges growing out of her administration ot the 1925 state census, it was disclosed st the end of, the first day's session of a rrand - Jury Investigation here to night. - - - The number of indictments re tained and the nature of the barges were not announced. i : ' - REALTY DEALER TAKES OWN LIFE LEAVES FAMILY CARED FOR VP BY INSURANCE Business Worries Cause of Mental Breakdown, Note He Left Indicates Although business worries caus ed O. K. Mlddleton. local realtor to take his own life by shooting himself through the heart Thurs day morning, his foresight in ta xing out life Insurance many years ago and keeping up the payments will Insure the comfort of his fam ily, friends reported last night. runerai services will be held at the Rigdon chapel Saturday after noon at 1:30 o'clock. Rev. Fred C- Taylor officiating. Relatives of Mrs. Mlddleton will arrive from Bemngham this morning. Mr. Middleton's lifeless bodv was found in the garage adjoining his home at 1615 Nebraska avenue shortly after 8 o'clock Thursday morning by nis daughter Jean. who went out to call him to break fast. He is believed to have fired the fatal shot about 7 o'clock In the morning, but the report of the zz caliber rifle was not heard. In a pocket of his trousers, to gether with several business let ters, was found a note evidently written the previous afternoon at his office: My mind seems completely bro ken down under the increasing strain of worry. I have made so many mistakes. May goodness and mercy come to my dear wife and w uii ucl i 1 mr9 jcnuoxen. Tney are In no wav to 'blame for mv breakdown " A postcript read. "I hope At torney Gillette will take charge of my tin. box of papers and tend to the necessary work. Oh, may no other. person make so many mis takes' or have so many worries. I have-not been able to think for myself or act for others for days." Mr.' Mlddleton was 52 years of age, and until about a year ago when he come to Salem, was pres ident or a bank at Blaine. Wash ington. He has had real estate of fices in the Oregon building re cently. He leaves a widow, Kath erine, and four children. Donald and Jean who are students at Wil lamette university; Keith, 12, a student at Parrish school and Ken dall,, aged 3. . JY4A.ISR0SJT0N7FILLED Governor of Ohio Appoints Cyrus LAK-hor, Democrat COLUMBUS. Ohio, Apr. 5. 4AP) State Commerce Director Cyrus Locher, a democrat, waa ap pointed late today by Governor A. V. Donahey to succeed the late Frank B. Willis as United States senator from Ohio. Senator Willis, who was the "favorite son" of the Buckeye -tate for the republican presiden tial nomination, died during a po litical rally In behalf of his cam paign at Delaware, Ohio, his home, iast Friday night. Locher will present himself in Washington April 16 for the oath of senator, after devotina: the week intervening to the affairs of his state office. Some months ago he announced he would be a candidate to succeed United Stater Senator Simeon in the Fess fo the, long term. Now. It is expect ed that he will be a candidate at the November election to succeed himself next March. YEOMEN HEAD DUE SOON Meeting Here Win Welcome Pres ident of Brotherhood President Shirley of the? Broth erhood of American Yeomen will be in Salem on the evening of April 13, according to announcement re ceived from J. H. Exell, state man ager. The Yeoman session here that evening will be an all-state meet ing with a class of 199 new mem bers to be initiated at the Fratern al temple. Six uniformed teams are expected to attend. In addition to President Shirley, Al Hoffman Yeoman director, will be present Tne iouowing evening: in Port land at the Multnomah hotel, an other reception to the Yeomen president will be held, to which all Yeomen in Oregon are Invited. The program will be broadcast from station KBX, KOZER WOULD GO TO K. C. Present Secretary of State Wants to Me Made Delegate PORTLAND. Apr. 6 (API &am a. Koxer, secretary of state. announced here today that he would be a candidate for delegate to tne republican national con vention. Kozer, enroute to Salem from Astoria, said he would file his announcement In his office as soon as he arrived at the state house. He will be a candidate ror delegate at large. KENTUCKY FOR HOOVER Republican State Convention In structs Severn Delegates LOUISVILLE. Ky.,; April 5. (AP). -Kentucky, republicans In convention here today voted to In struct the seven delegates at large to the national convention . for Herbert Hoover for president. Other delegates were either in structed for Hoover or will go to the convention at Kanaaa Cirv un- 1 Instructed. - WALSH BRANDS SEN. ROBINSON INTEAPflTQUIZ Indianan Severely Taken To Task By Montana Mem ber of Committee SMITH ATTACK DECRIED McAdoo and Wilsqn Defended In Strenuous Three Hour Speech; Real Oil History Class . Conducted WASHINGTON. April 5 (API Conducting a class in naval oil reserve history today In the sen ate. Senator Walsh of Montana, relentless prosecutor in the oil scandal, took Senator Robinson, republican, Indiana, 'severely to task for what was described as the "tissue of misrepresentation" run nlnr through his recent senate speeches on the oil question. The Indianan was especially be rated for his attacks upon Gov ernor Alfred E. Smith ot New York. William O. McAdoo and the Wilson administration, which had been accused of conceiving the "conspiracy" for exploitation of the naval oil reserves. Armed with a long wooden pointer, Walsh paced from one to another of five huge maps of the naval oil reserve hanging on the senate wall to illustrate his recital of how far afield Robinson had been in discussing the naval oil leases and especially in saying that the leasing policy had been inaugurated by Josephus Daniels. as secretary of the navy, and John- Barton Payne, as secretary of the interior. Breaks Wooden Pointer The Indiana republican sought occasionally to interrupt the oil prosecutor, who became so empha tic in delivery and gesture that he broke the pointer by whipping it across his palm to emphasize his remarks. The short end of the pointer flew high into the air and landed on the republican side of (Continued on page .1) RESTRICTIONS DEMANDED Protest Made Against Policies Administration of WASHINGTON, April 5 (AP) A vivid picture of hunger and demoralized labor conditions pre vailing in the southwest described as resulting from unrestricted Mexican immigration was drawn before the house immigration committee today by Representa tive Box, democrat, Texas, author of a measure which seeks to ap ply the quota restrictions to west ern hemisphere countries. Concluding the hearings on the bill. Representative Box declared that "there are hungry people in California and the southwest by the thousands." "In El Paso hungry Mexicans have been seen feeding from the garbage cans. Parades of unem ployed persona are being held in some Texas cities. "In .many instances work has been given Mexicans in preference to needy and deserving former soldiers." Race troubles have grown out of the situation in some sections, he said. With some show of feel ing, he declared that every re strictive measure ever passed had met the protest of the state de partment. "We never passed a major re strictive act until 1924 that wae not vetoed by the president." h added. Known Dead In Wake Of Wind, Rain and Hail Combine pins Through Central Part of United States; Drop In Temperature Follows; Relief Work Begun f KANSAS CITY, April 5. (AP) Loss of life and prop erty damage mounted today as effect of yesterday s series ox small tornadoes. Seven persons were known dead, several were missing and more than a Descending temperatures gether with minor wind disturbances handicapped relief workers today, adding to the suffering of many people made homeless. Rising streams which approached the flood stage In several sections were watched with concern. Greatest loss of life was at Shawnee. Okla.. caught without warning in the path of a cloud burst " that " threw a mall creek Into a raging torrent driving more than 1.000 residents from their homes. Nearly 7 inches of rain. accompanied by damaging hall. fell in two hours. Four persons, three men and a woman, perished and two others are believed to have drowned. . The relief committee brought nto existence at Shawnee after a disastrous tornado tn March, 1914,? DEPEW FUNERAL SERVICE SUNDAY FRIENDS THROUGHOUT WORLD MOURN HIS DEATH "America's Grand Old Man" Near 14 Years Old When Taken; Career Colorful WASHINGTON. Apr.-5. (AIM President Coolidge sent a tele-j :ram of ooiKlnlence nxlav to Mrs I'hauHcey M. Ik-pew Chaiinrey TV pew on the death of her husband. "I have learned with great sor row of the death of Senator De- pew, the message said. "His high sense of public service and his rare! ana rme philosophy of life made him respected and loved. I have tlways valued deeply his unswerv ing support of my administration and shall always remember, with pleasure his visit with you to the White House. Mrs. Coolidge joins me in heartfelt sympathy." NEW YORK. Apr. 5. (AP) Chauneey M. Depew died today.' wttnin a few days of his94th birthday anniversary America's srand old man passed quietly away shortly before dawn, surrounded h's family and mourned bv jfriends throughout the country and iu toreign lands. Funeral services will , be held here Sunday morning. Interment will be at Peekskill, N. Y. where he was born, and where a bronsc monument was erected to him some years ago. Entering politics before Abra ham Lincoln first ran for president Mr. Depew remained until the last a power in the republican ranks He had intended to attend the re publican convention in Kansas City this June. His intent in business was as unflagging as his love of politics and as chairman of the board of the New York Central railroad he was to be found every day in his oirice high above the Grand Cen tral terminal. It was less than a week aio that Depew contracted the illness that was to prove fatal. While re turning from a vacation in Florida he suffered a slight chill and last Sunday a bronchial cold developed which caused doctors to order him to bed but which was not believed to be serious. Last night however. bronchial pneumonia developed (Continued on pt 3) POLICE SEEK FIRE BUG Thirteen Homes Burned at Port, land In Last 2 Months PORTLAND, April 5. (AP) Firemen snd police are making efforts to apprehend a pryomanlac suspected of setting 13 fires In Portland and adjoining suburban districts during the last two months. Most or the fires have been at unoccupied houses but the one In which greatest loss was in curred was that which destroyed Mammy s Shack, a resort, on owell Valley road beyond the city imlts. Total Seven Fierce Storm with Series of Tornadoes Rip- the southwest checked the wind, ram, hail storms and score were seriously injured. ' J and threat of more ram, to took immediate charge, broadcast ing an appeal for I a 0,9 00 for re lief work.. Maay. homes were washed away and others dam aged. Property damage in Shawn ee was estimated ta ll.ooo.eoo. Three lives were claimed by wind storms in Kansas and Ar kansas which . in some - sections reached a Telocity of 80 miles an boat. - 8everal small, tornadoes In Texas caused some property dam age bnt no loss of life, r (Ceaunmg feg a.) l FLYERS PLI TRIPS AROUND WORLD IN I m One Heads East from Nev York and Other Goes West from Seattle BOTH TAKE MONOPLANE! Army and Navy Lieutenants Ks pect to Circle Globe in Oppo site Direction", Ann.une mcnt Keveal MODESTO, ('a! . Apr. 5. (AC Plans for .an attempt to r!r h the earth in 24 days (a a speed!)) designed airplanu were discleeet' here today by Lieutenant Getrg S. Pond. U. S. N. Th details wer. not revealed but ft was u niter tood that Captain Charles Kings ford-Smith, Australian flier, whr with PondTrecently tried to break the world's endurance record, pro bably would be Pond's companion Pond's tentative itinerary calif .or starting from New York, fly ing eastward, aero Europe at Asia to Yokohama and thn- across the Pacifio ooian to ftat Francisco and acrojj country l New York. Pond is making test flights Un with a giant monoplane. Ken tacky Ace Announce NEW YORK. Apr. 5 (API Lieutenant Bert Hall ot Rowlia Green. Ky., announced tonight that he would attempt a solo ia flight across the Pacific from "jKe attle. Wash., to Toklo late tab month or early in May. If the ocean flight H&ould fc successful. Lieutenant JLJ salt. .11 ould continue on arotsag world by way of Harbin. Mo London. St. Johns. N. F.. and Ne York, In an attempt to lower ibt existing time record for eneirclin I he globe. . On the Pacific flight the aviatm will be competing for a J27.:(tt prize offered by the Seattle haplei it the National Aeronautic awo iatlon and the Imperial Japan ?se aviation society. War .Career I:nprMivf Lieutenant Hall wan one or lb seven original members of the Lafayette escadrille and has an mposing war record. For the paw five years he has been engaged ii (Continued op 1 I 2 WOMEN BRING BOY BACK AGAIN FOUR YEAR OLD PHILADfcL PHIA LAD TURNED LOOSE George Edward Miller Found try lug In Crowded Five and Ten Cent Store PHILADELPHIA, April 5. (AP) George Edward Miller- four years old, who was kidnaped by two women yesterday after aoon, was restored to his parent today less than 24 hours after b Jisappeared in a taxlcab. Arrayed in a complete new suit hat and underclothing, the littl fellow was found crying bitterl in crowded Market street early i the afternoon. Under his arm k held a bundle containing his ol clothes and some other things tha. his kidnapers had purchased fvt blm. Who kidnaped him and why h was returned In what will be bb Easter suit the police are trying ti find out. They have not one ctw to work on 'except that his kkl napers were apparently yous women evidently well , supplfe with money. It was not a case of attempt ransom, the police said, for tb boy's parents Mr. and Mrs. Hir am Miller, were not wall off. The police are working on tw . theories. One was that the youaa women mistook the child for aft other they wanted and discover their mistake when they read bis name - In the newspapers. The other was that the young woman had taken the child tor the thrfR of adventure and returned hi after keeping him overnight: The boy could throw little light on his adventure, Statesman First In State With Depew Story So far . as could be deter mined yesterday. The States man was ' the only morning newspaper In Oregon carrying the story of Chauneey M. De . pew's death Thursday morning. The Statesman carried It only In the city edition, as the new came over the wire at justa few minutes before t a. m. Several months ago, when trans-oceanic flying was hold ing the world's attention. The Statesman was la many ease the only morning paper ia tha state to carry the latest news.