West Salem But There Is a Marked Increase of an Already Vigorous BuiMinjor Artimtv in thn r; TPct SM Becae s Live est (nter of Amerkaii Legion Act Salem Was Honored by Being Host to Commander Spafford Weather forecast: Unsettled, with rains near coast; cloudy: south winds. Maxi mum temperature yesterday 60, minimum 41, river (.1, rainfall .02. atmosphere cloudy, wind southwest. It is reported that there was a mutiny In the British nary because the men weren't allowed to hare a jasx orchestra. The officers wouldn't allow It because they thought It might frighten the submarines SEVENTY-EIGHTH YEAR SALEM, OREGON, TUESDAY MORNING, APRIL 10, 1928 PRICE FIVE CENTS I) I- 'I 1 .5? i ft I MERGER PLANS FOR PDBTLfiWD SNOWED UNDER ft Vntore Vniro Ricannrnval ftf Proposed Combination of Companies f -'MAJORITY ABOUT 2 TO 1 Complete Returns Show 30,028 VJ ' Opposed to Consolidation and' (l With 14,513 In Favor; ,J - 427 Precincts PORTLAND, April 9. (AP) , The Portland electorate today rot a decisive "no" aealnst th aealnst the proposed merger of the Nortb- Wftsturn F.lp.rtH inmngn with 119 the Portland Electric Power com jf,i pany. The election was necessary f inasmuch as the Northwestern L franchise Drovides that a favor- ( ble Tote of the people or an ordl- had before the properties may be sold. " ' Complete returns from the 427 precincts of the city gave: For the merger 14,513; against the mer ger 30,028. The merger was proposed by of ficiate of the Portland Electric Power company and the North western Electric company and re ceived the endorsement of the city council which. In turn, "but the proposal op to the vote of the peo ple. ' - - ' - The , Portland Electric Power company which was to absorb the other company, promised reduc tions of rates in event the merger was authorized. ' Sentiment General In the defeat of the measure. the count showed, the sentiment to be general throughout the city. A Of the first eight precincts re ported, only one declared for the merger..- In one precinct the vote aealnst "tb nronoSal war 4 tO . l . A ' while in practically air orrtue orn ,iV,era the-opposition scored deelded C 7 ly In the face of returns. I -1 .Votlnr machines, " recently pur- il .chased bjt the city, were used in h ,69 precincts. " . . ' ..;-C,'.T.... If The defeat of the power merger brought r expressions of regret (Cntlns4 on pr S.) McM AH AN FILES FOR HIGH COURT CIRCUIT JUDGE CANDIDATE ar FOR STATE OFFICE t&nator Walsh In Orrgon Race For Democratic Presidential Choice L. H. McMahan, circuit Judge for Marlon andl Linn counties, Monday Tiled wlthlthe secretary of state vfaere his1 declaration of candidacy ."for the republican nomination for H iUUStICO OI Uie Sll Buprcmo curi i. ih twd 1naHra of the U- Jferem court to be nominated at the primary election. . r Other tilings received here Mon- day follow: ' -r - f- Elisha A. Baker, 728, Bast 21st street North, Portland, for elec tion as a delegate to the republi can national convention. . O. Lane Ooodell, 944 Bryce ave nue. Portland, for election as a delegate to the republican nation al convention.- Jack N. Barde. 800 Park, ave nue, Portland, tor the republican nomrtmtiop-for representative In the-leglstatar tor the 18th repre sentative diatrty comprising Mult nomah couatyr-: ' Frank G.'Smtfa, 92S East Ir ving -sTxetYcai"and, tor the re publican 'nomination for represen ts tire foY the 18th represenutlve district district, comprising Mult nomah county. CJ"D. Wallace. Baker, for the re publican nomination for district at- , torney for Baker county. 4 ' B. F. Lindas, Gladstone, for the republican nomination for. district V jAattorney for Clackamas county. -Paul W. Chllders. The Dalles. jj- for the 'republican nomination for ,4; district attorney for Wasco coun- 5 A , Jay H.. Upton. Bend, for the re " nublican nomination for state sen- t i ator for the 17th senatorial district comprising Deschutes, C rook, Klamath, Jefferson and Lake coun ties. ' -.; ' ' ' - J : S. F. Jackson, Moro, for the democratic nomination for dele gate to the national convention for the second congressional district. G. T. Skipworth, Eugene, for. the democratic nomination for; circuit ludr of the second ludlelal dla- fl.' trict, - eomprlaing Benton, J Coos, Curry. Douglas, Lane ana Lincoln counties. j. i J. 0. Cecil. Suntez. for the dem- svtlc nomination fer district at toAier for Harney county. - 4 I I ' ' senator Thomaa J J. Walsh of Montana Monday tiled ' with the secretary of state here a request that hia name be printed upon the official ballot at the-democratic -1 primary election for the nomlna- T?loafor president ot the .United :,Eal ETHoss of Oregon City; has (Ceatuwsd ea fsge ft.) JURY ALL PICKED SINCLAIR'S CASE ALL. TWELVE LOCKED CP AS SOOX AS SELECTED Little Over Three Hour. Consum ed by Justice Bailey; Trial Starts Today WASHINGTON, April 9. (AP) Establishing a record In select ing an oil caee jury. Justice Jen nings Bailey had under lock to night the 12 men who will decide the guilt or Innocence of Harry F. Sinclair, charged with defrauding the government In the lease of the Teapot Dome naval oil reserve. In a few minutes more than three hours today the Justice, who questioned the jurors himself, had filled the box with men ranging in age from 22 to 88 years. As soon ae the jury was completed be turned It over to deputy United States marshals with instructions to keep the members' together un til they reach a decision. - It took three panels to make up the jury. Many of the veniremen examined were excused because they said they had formed opin ions asto the guilt or Innocence of the defendant that could not be shaken by the evidence. Counsel for both the., defense and the prosecution announced themselves well satisfied with the makeup of the jury and as Sinclair left the courtroom with Mrs. Sin clair, he reiterated he was confi dent of acquittal. The opening arguments of the prosecution and defense will be tomorrow. Sinclair will face the jury alone this time as his case was severed from that of Albert B. Fall, for mer secretary of the interior, be cause of Fall's Illness. Fall has eald the $233,000 in Liberty bonds which the govern ment charges he accepted as a aribe from Sinclair after granting the latter the lease for the naval oil reserve were in really in pay ment of one third Interest In a ranch. Sinclair came into court, today accompanied by . his wife and mother and he took his seat be side bis counsel, Martin W. Little ton, Daniel Thew Wright, R. G. (Coatlna4 n pf ) MEDIUMS.. JALSE, CLAIM Mother of Kidnaped Boy Declared Predictions Untme LOS ANGELES. Apr. 9. (AP) The- continued promises of spiritualist meCnioas tnat her miss ing son Walter would return to her on Easter iea ms pother. Mrs. Christine Collins. to her on Easter Sunday, led ms buy him a new' suit ot clothes on Saturday, ane tola tne ponce to day. The boy. who had been nisslng since March 10, is believed jy the police to have been kid taped. Easter having come and ;one with no Walter, Mrs. Collins reported the Incident to the police oday. Names and addresses of several spiritualists whom the distracted mother accused or raising false hopes of her son s return, were taken by the officers. Detect! vet .vere sent out to question the me Jlums concerning their predic nons. Mrs. Collins who works at a telephone switchboard was called into a police conference this after noon in an effort to throw further . . . .11 Ligm on me case, wnicu pome admit has them completely baf fled. KIDDIES AT WHITE H0USEJ Roll Easter Egg Upon Lawn Lr Accordance With Custom WASHINGTON. Apr. 9. (AP) Joyfully pursuing the well-es-' tabllshed customs of Easter Mon day, Washington children thronged the White House grounds today tc roll their Easter eggs on the spa clona lawns. - Undaunted by chilly weather. they swarmed through the gates aa soon as they were opened and continued to arrive in increasing numbers until in the early after noon. President Coolldge watching from his office windows, saw his garden Utterly overrun with chil dren. .The confusion was greatest lm mediately In front of the execu tive offices, where Rebecca, the pet White House raccoon, per formed - her choicest antics in . i special pen for the benefit of her visitors, - Mrs. Coolidge, In Massachusetts. where her mother Is seriously 111. was missed by the youngsters as they roamed over the White House rounds. 'Si COURT CARRIED ON SHIP Marshals and lodge Taken Into Alaska on U. S. Cutters . 8KATTXJC, .Asrll t (AP). to oring law into me isolated re gions of Alaska and to net .as emergency rescuers of distressed commercial craft in the Bering sea, region the coast ' guard cutters Haida and Unalga will aall tor; Un- alaska Ayril If. The Hatd will all from ' Seattle, and the Unalga from Dixon's Entrance. ' Captain C 8. Cochran In charge ot opera tions In that section arrived today from San Francisco and will take over the Haida. - The commanders ot the cutters have powers ot de puty United 8tates marshals and Instead of calling offenders before a district court the Ilalda wlU serve as a court, and wiu prectod to the soene ot the cjlm AJed-eral-judge will k taken aboard from aa Alaaka port. OFFICIAL SAID SPIRITED AWAY Long Anticipated Election Takes Place Today; Whole City On Edge CONTEST VERY HEATED Fight All Along; Line Is Between Forces of Mayor William Hale Thompson and Sen. Charles Deneen CHICAGO, Apr. 10. (AP) Ti tus Haffa. 43 rd ward alderman and Thompson candidate for com mitteeman at today's state wide primary election, was reported from his headquarters shortly aft er midnight to have been kidnap ed. George Ringler, Haffa's secre tary, sent 10 men in search of the alderman who recently was Indict ea oy a reaerai grand Jury on charges ot prohibition law viola don. Haifa was last seen at 8:00 j'clock last night in front of lotel at Clark street and North tvenue. Eighty detective squads early today were sent on patrol duty to prevent the kidnaping of candi dates following threats of such ac tion. The squads were ordered to itop all cars between 2 a. m. and dawn to see that no candidates were being taken from the citv against tneir will. CHICAGO, April . AP) . with the nation Its witness and widespread preparations -made - to preserve the purity of . the ballot, Chicago tonight wis poised for one of the most momentous pri mary elections In its tempestnons political history. Tomorrow's eventriil bo stat wide, with candidates for United States senator, governor; other major etate and county offices to be selected by republicans - and democrats and presidential pref erences expressed. Developments have centered chief attention up on Chicago and Its suburbs which make up Cook county, with well more than 1,000,000 votes. In on, a few lMtancJi there democratIc contests are and those are considered of a character. minor The republican factions have supplied the campaign fireworks and to them observers look for (Continued en par ) ESCAPE FROM DROWNING Two Men Rescued from Colombia River; Boat Capsizes RAINIER, Ore.. April 9. (AP) After clinging to their capsized boat in the middle of the Colum bia for more than an hour. Ray Johnson. 35. and a boy 13 years old, his brother-in-law, were res cued last night by two deputy fish wardens passing in a patrol bo.at. The reseue was made off Brad bury slough, near Mayger. Sren Larsen and Roy E. White, the rescuers, said the man and the boy were so benumbed by cold that neither could have held to the boat much longer. The accident occured during a fishing expedition, when one ot the pair changed his position in the boat, causing it to overturn. They called for help and their cries were heard ashore, but due to the darkness they could not be located. - v OREGON HELD MULCTED County Paid by This State on Call fornla Scalps, Claim ASTORIA. Apr. 9. (AP) Charges that a large share ot sea lion scalps on which Oregon pays a fixed bounty were taken from animals killed off the coast ot Cal ifornia, were voiced here Sunday when the state council of fisher- men conducted a one-day meeting In preparation for the opening of the spring commercial fishing sea son. - ' A demand for revamping the disbursement plan of the sea' lion fund waa made with members of the organization maintaining that seal and sea lion bounties should be paid on a pro rata basis rather than a tixed bounty. They also demanded. that the bounty on 'sea lion scalps - bo re duced and those of seals be in creased. r FIERCE GALE HITS LAKES Total of S3 Automobile Swept Oft r 1 .Tw JMeaooers . -;i Mn-WATTXEJ!. Wis.. Apr. 9. (AF -Weathering a severe storm that stood them on their beam ends at times and swept twenty- three automobiles overboard.-twol steamers reached hero last ntxht rron Detroit, opening navigation! rrora th jewer lakes. , . A sixty mile gale - lashed" the steamers Sultana and Progress ot the Nicholson Universal Steam- MP eemr? nra after they; left- Ice tleJil at WLita Ehoaia. and headed tor tM Wissoailn aher with 309 ajtnxaoBQM oa wecrtf. WALSH LAUDED BY MR. McADOO SYMPATHY WITH PRESIDENT WILSON BROUGHT OUT Montana Candidate Called Intel lectual. Sober Just and Able By Friend WASHINGTON, April 9.-t-(AP) rjABcrlhinr Senator Walsh of Montana aa "on of the strongest supporters of President Wilson's administration," William o. c Adoo in a lengthy letter to a party colleaaue in California, has ox- Dressed the view that "there Is no democrat in public life today whose achievements entitle him to greater honors at the hands ot bis Dartr." "With Walsh In the White House," he declared, "a just man an able man, a courageous man an Intellectual man. a great man and a sober man will lead the people of the United States Into a new era of prosperity and law obedience) Fundamental demo cratic principle will operate again tor the benefit of all classes and all creeds and all races, and the best traditions ot Jefferson, Jack son, Cleveland and Wilson will find new expression and new pow er." These statements and others, all highly complimentary to the Montana senator, who recently entered the contest for the demo cratic presidential nomination with the support of McAdoo and many of his followers in 1924, are contained in a letter sent by the former treasury secretary last Friday to John B. Elliott of Los Angeles, and made public today. Mr. McAdoo said if he were not detained here by his legal busi ness, he would go to California for some speeches in Walsh's be half before the May 1 primary, In which the senator Is entered against . Governor Smith of New York and Senator Reed of Mis souri. McAdoo said it was Walsh "who obtained exemption of farm and labor organizations' from tbeun just provisions of the Sherman anti-trust act," and pictured him (CoBtlaa4 em paga S.) . MECKELSEN OUSTED TOO Ho and. mprbes Resnoved for asf 'Commissioners Say' Following the removal Saturday of Ben F. Forbes, secretary of the punuc service commission, an nouneement was made Monday that Thomas Meckelsen. chief and itor of the department, also had been requested to submit his res ignation. Members of the commission said that other employes were being in vestigated. Forbes and Meckelsen were removed for cause, the com missioners said. Herbert Hauser, for the past seven years serving as court re porter for the commission, ha? been elected secretary to succeed Mr. Forbes. He entered upon his uew .dutjes Monday. L. A. Westa cott was promoted to succeed Meckelsen. He previously was employed In the auditing depart ment of the commission. Both Forbes and Meckelsen were said to be valuable employes of the public service commission and had been on the state payroll for several years. Announcement of the "shake- up" was by the three commission ers at a meeting held Monday. PEACE IDEAL SOUGHT BY U. S. "j v ( , v Sr Vf:j.-:: .- -.v:' I X v x v-x -y. k4- -l .mi. .nnn-itUvit of u mm mtm"w f nriitfv ' :r "r"r"Trrv s - eign mtnlster, proposed negotUUon. tne United States and lYaace. newww scene u signing or new ni-1 prvacusi uohubm ' T latoraZUearFraMe 3asscsw4nUonaleoaoaU. at JUaatjof baosader, and It. E. OldiS under secretary of state, " Cltjr :JLi? CROWDS MEET 'TO HONOR WAR LEADER OF 1 Unveil Features of Robert E. Lee Preserved In Gran ite Mountain MAYOR WALKER SPEAKS New Tork City Officials Accepts Famous Memorial in Behalf of United States; Cere mony Elaborate if." STONE MOUNTAIN. Ga.,i Apr 9-"-(AP) The adoration of the nation was lavished today before the greatest stone carving In his tory, immortalizing the confed eral chieftain. General Robert E. Lee, and those who followed the 'lost cause." i On the 6 3rd anniversary of hit defeat In 1865 when Lee surrenr dered to General Grant and bade hi veterans return to their homes, a vast assembly watched two flags drop from the mountainside, re vealing the features of Lee, pre served In granite for all time. After Mayor James J.' Walker of New York City had accepted the memorial for the nation, five yeat old Robert E. Lee, IV, great grand son of the commander, climbed to a railing before the crowd,, re leased a cage ot doves and de lightedly watched them fluttet free. Symbolizing the stated thai contributed to make the memorial possible, the doves whirred up alongside the mountain aa a signal for the dropping of the veils. ;r Both Banners Used v filowly the curtain, a flag of the confederacy on one hand and the standard of the United States on the other,' fell away, leaving the nearly completed bust of Lee and the outline of his equestrian fig urev A cheer rang out while the army band played softly. CUW th stirring notes of DixieiTlb war antnenr tne icon (CoBtina4 S.) , . ! CRISS GETS SIX MONTHS 17 Tear Old Wife Freed; Theft? Laid to Man Here The criminal career of Ernest Criss. robber of automobiles od the streets of this city, came to a sudden halt when he was ; sen tenced to serve six months in the county Jail for petty larceny. Sen ence was Imposed. In justice court v-esterday by Justice of the Peace Brazier Small. Criss was charged specifically with stealing one overcoat from Herman Struts on April 1. He pleaded guilty. Police declare' that other stolen articles were found In his room when he was arrested Saturday night. Leona Criss, his 17 year old wife, was released on her ' own recognizance and her case contin ued by Judge Small. It is under stood that this amounts virtually to a parole during good behavior. , Criss is also said to be wanted by California authorities. ; 1 :.,a-.-aw.-1(.W'.,.--" iM - iZr. JUriJLiZ2Htm - delantaa -t ranort Herbert lor an antiwar Ityle4wei Peace Legion Objective National Education and Universal Conscription Practical Means of Avoiding War, Says Edward E. Spafford in Address Before 2000 Veterans and Auxiliary Members "The American Legion is not in any sense a military or ganization; it is a militant organization for peace," National Commander Edward E. Spafford told 2000 members of the legion and its auxiliary who gathered at the armory last night for the final event of the only public reception accord ed the highest officer of the ex-service men's order in Ore gon. ... "The only way to eiid war is by education," the national commander added, declaring that legislation for this direct WEST SALEM'S GROWTH RAPID 50 ACRE PARK PLANNED FOR KINGWOOD f 25,000 Business Structure Under Way; Nine Beautiful Homes Rising West Salem Is not having a boom.- But It cannot be denied that West Salem and Kingwood Park are having, a very rapid growth, and, especially in the past several months, this has been a very substantial growth. While West Salem Is an incor porated city and Independent of Salem, and In Polk county, with the Willamette river between. Id the matter of mail facilities, it is a' part of Salem Is served by the free city delivery from the Salem postofflce. So the growth over there affects the destinies of the capital city. Major C. A. Robertson is the chief moving spirit of West Salem jnd Kingwood Park. His home Is in Paris, where he represents a syndicate of American manufac turers. He was Henry Ford's at torney in Europe for a number of years. But he also has his home In West Salem, and will have a home in Kingwood Park. He has been In West Salem for several months, where he Is the principal townslte proprietor of Kingwood Park, and a large owner of West Salem property. West Salem and Kingwood 'Park have ' grown to lether; it is or will be all one city. Edgewater Place Major Robertson is just now completing nine cottages around i court in West Salem. They are of 'double construction; three rooms each, with baths, every sort jf built ins; fireplaces; everything modern to the last minute. Beau i.iful stucco finish. Cement walks Shrubbery. These nine beautiful homes open onto a court, with lawn, shrubbery, and an imitation fountain that will be an all night (Continued on pafa. 8.) LAUNCH DRY MOVEMENT Meetings Called at Six Churches Tonight to Organize Notices have been sent out call ing for a meeting of voters inter ested in a dry organization of both political parties, to meet in six gatherings tonight at 7:30 o'clock rhe purpose of this meeting is to organize all those who are willing lo-support the candidates in the coming election who favor prohibi tion. Those at the head ot the pro posed movement declare that Ore gon, a dry state, should not be represented by wet leaders, - and that now is the time to act. Voters will meet in the follow- ng churches: Voters of precinct 1 Unite 1 Brethern church, corner 17th and Nebraska. Voters of precincts 2-3-4-S-6 meet at Court street Christian church. Voters of precincts 7-S-14 Ja son Lee Methodist church. Voters of precincts 9-10-11-15- 1S First Congregational church. Voters of precrncvj 12-17 at U. Park United Brethern church. Voter of precincts 13-18 South Salem Friend's church. KU KLUX CHARGES MADE Attempted Lynching, Riots, Kid naping; Recited in Llst ? PITTSBURGH, Apr. 9. (AP) Riote, a kidnaping and attempt ed lynchings were laid at the door of. -tne Pennsylvania realm, Knights of the Ku Klux Klan by Roy I. Barclay, former exalted cyclops and private investigator for a Pittsburgh lodge of the hood ed order, who testified today at the federal court hearing : on Klan injunction snlts. J -i Appearing In behalf of five for mer Uansmen who have asked the court to appoint a receiver for, the organisation In western .Pennsyl vania Barclay said bo participated with ether members of the order In the escapes at the direction of Bam D. Rich, former-grand dragon la this stat. -j-v. jfT1 HOOVER CARRIES HAWAII i Territorial Convention Pledged jtoj Secretary, ; . ; ; HONOLULU, Apm t. (AP) . 'rThe republican1 territorial conven. rflon votsd uto today to ? inatmct jftoover . Leader Shows purpose could do no good. At the San Antonio national convention this year, a practical plan looking toward universal peace will be presented, Mr, Spaf ford declared. The' legion is also working as a unit in support of the Capper Johnson bill which proposes the universal draft, a bill which will make slackers and profiteers Im possible if another war comes, but wnicn is not, as some have claimed, conscription of capital and labor, which if true would make the bill unconstitutional. What this bill proposes, he ex plained, is a universal draft of men between the ages of 21 and 30 no exemptions for any reason and designation of the, president as absolute dictator over all In dustry, both capital and labor. The passage of this bill would be a signal to the world that the United States does not want war, but that if it comes, the nation will be a unit in carrying it on. ine legion at every national convention has gone on record for preparedness, said Mr. SDafford because it realizes that although this is a peace loving nation, war has come on. an average of every 25 years, and that it has never been prepared. Mars is an efficient teacher Dut mighty expensive," he tlnued. con ratriotlc training is the leg ion's greatest task, he concluded to the end that when the members oi mis "last man club" have passed on, they will leave a herl tage of patriotism such that which the GAR before It perpet- M00. i"fc - . 'ir5'' "? iStHii me American Legion Is the most powerful organization In the nit.j c.a. . ... r wicu ouii.es ioaay, tne national commander said in opening his ad dress. Since its organization in 1S19, no one has been able to point to any act of the legion waicn was lor a selfish purpose The Auxiliary, he added. Is in c sense stronger than the legion .teen as an influence for good. .national Commander SDafford was Introduced by George E. Love, iie commander, who paid high irtouie to the legion's chief execu tive. The meeting was called to order by Harold O. Maison, com mander of Capital Post No. 9 of Salem. The Albany and Sheridan -egion bands and the Salem drum orps played, and after the colors of all posts represented were orougbt in, Irl S. McSherry, state ice commander, acting as chan tain oi tne local nost nrrarot prayer. Governor Patterson and (Con tinned ea Pfe S) STATE'S MASONS ELECT VToodburn Man Elected To Head Oregon Grand Council PORTLAND. April fi. fAP I. Thomas Sims of Woodburn,. was elected most excellent grand hirb priest of the Oregon grand council of Royal Arch Masons at the Ma sonic temple here today, succeed ing Frank s. Baillie, Portland. Other officers elected at the grand council mvetTng were: Her bert L. Loney, McMinnville, grand deputy high priest: George T. Cochrane, La Grande, grand king; M. u. Meyers, Salem, grand scribe; R. D. Cheney, Portland, grand sec retary; Frank J. Miller. Albany, grand treasurer; D. B. Stuart. Corvallls, grand captain of hosts; Judge Percy R. Kelly. Albany, grand principal sojourner; C. W. Erertsen, Marshfield, grand royal arch captain, L. L. Scott, Port land, grand matter of third veil; E. R. Rands, Portland, grand mas ter of second veil; L. M. Snow, Portland, grand master ot first veil; Hugh Holman, grand senti nel; W. W. Toungson, Portland, grand orator; Emmanuel North rop, McMinnville, grand chaplain. Wednesday the grand com mandery of the Knights Templar will meet. - BREMEN MAY FLY TODAY Weather Cenditions Over Atlantic " -r7-, Improved, Report . ; ; v -i..: ., ft "BALDONNEL AIRDROME, Irish rreo," 5Uto, April ' f. (AP).--Weather reports .tonight Indicated Improved flying ' conditions rover the Atlantic and ahould a similar one bo forthcoming, tomerorw morning, tho Jankers monoplane Bremen may nop oft for America tomorrow, nooa. -A T Thlawas tkoordJthai came 'from members of the expedition tonight attar they aad stsdied the chart. vt-r - - -V ,t 1 - Th rtporta snowed that lonth arly wind tr ehaafiag to north wilt. In - soma , area Uer ar Kuallg with a velocity at SO to 40 Jrr : "- 77 from 49 to ff miles at a height lT . SPAFFORD WELCOMED TO SALEM Two Thousand Legionnaires and Auxiliary Members Attend Reception. SALEM HONORED Program Here Only One of Its Kind In Oregon BANQUET GIVEN, PARADE STAGED Two Brass Bands and Four Drum Corps, All Legion Organizations, Participate; Thousands Witness Two thousand American LE?on ind Legion Auxiliary nienibt-rs .-epresenting practically every pcst in the Willamette valley, gather 4 v in Salem Monday evening to wel come Edward E. Spafford, nation il commander of the legion, at the only public reception which he was iccorded In Oregon. Landing at Silverton at 5 o'cWa in afternoon, after coming f um Portland In army airplane pilot d jy Captain G. R. Beeme, the ra tional head of the ex-arvlce nieu's organization was brought to Salf m by automobile and was welcomed it the state house by state offic ials, then escorted to the Marion hotel by the drum corps of Capital Post Nrf. 9. Tendered Banquet There shortly after tf o'clock a . I banquet waa tendered Mr. Spaffcrd , tending. The talks were brief, be ing confined to word of welcome by Governor I. L. Patterson and Mayor T. A. Llvesley. and a re sponse by the guest of honor. Then followed the parade, in which 1000 ex-service men partlc pated including two brass bands (Continued a S) CITY CANDIDATES MAY FILE LATER HAVE UNTIL 18TH; COl.MX HAS SAME PRO1SION But For State, District and .a- tional Offices, Friday Is Last Day Running for office? If it's an office to be voted on at the May 18 primary election in more than one county in otnrr words a state or national office, or a district office la a district which comprises more than on county, then the declaration o candidacy and nominating petition must be filed not later than Fri day of this week. But If it's a county or city of fice, then declaration ot candidacy and nominating petitions may be filed up to and including April 18; and the same applies to district and precinct offices within a coun ty. : This I the law or Sam Kozem liar. But there seems to b dome misunderstanding In Salem, where, it is reported. City Attor ney Fred Williams has given him opinion that declaration of can- dldacy must be filed 35 days In stead of SO days, before the el- tlon. " At the May 18 election there are to be elected for each nation al party, seven delegates at larpe to the party convention, and two for each party from each congres sional district, unless the demo cratic national committee -chanr the number to be allotted Ibis. state. " Officers for which nomlnee are to be selected Include president and vice-president of the United States, five electors, a represen tative in congress, secretary of state, state treasurer, two justices of the : supreme court. attorney general, dairy and food commis sioner; and in Marion county, cir cuit Judge, district attorney and four state representatives. The above offices are the one tor which candidate must file not later than Friday of this wk. .Special Matinee ; - ,' - "J :Th special matinee for th -patrons of - - those " merchant who advertised in the ; Green Section will be thhv afternoon at th - Blsinor. The plctur will be "The Legion of the Con demned" and th regular Fa n ehon and Marco production "In Holland. A sales slip tor on dollar trom.-a merchant adver tiser . In the Green Section of last Friday, th coupon and fifteen cnti admits anyone.