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THE OREGON STATESMAN, SALEM. OREGON. WEDNESDAY MORNING. APRIL 18. 1928
HE FLOOD BILL
Problem Looms Up On Floor
: of House for First Time
WASHINGTON. April 17.
(AP) The Mississippi flood con
trol problem reached the house
floor for the first time today and
with the opening of debate on the
$325,000,000 senate flood meas
ure was orershadowed by the last
minute mov.e by house republican
leaders to revise its provisions to
conform more closely to the views
of President Coolidge.
While this was taking place at
the capitol. it was disclosed that
Mr. Coolidge regarded the billas
the mos textortlonate measure
ever passed by either branch, of
congress during his administra
tion and that he felt it would cost
the government nearer $1,400,
000.000 than the amount it pro
posed to authorize for the control
The president objects specifi
cally to the provision that the fed
eral government pay for the lands
that; would be needed for levee
and spillway construction work
and it was toward this provision
that honse leaders bent their ef
forts late today in
reaching an agreement.
After the bill had been debated
for four hours adjournment was
taken and another conference, the
second for the day. was held in
Speaker Longworth's office.
MISS MAE HOPKINS. FOR
WHOM "8X1 KIWI" NAMF.D
Miss Mae Hapkins of Tacoma, a
former English teacher in the sen
ior high school where she taught
five years ending in the spring of
1917. te visiting Salem friends and
yesterday visited at the school.
Hut three of the faculty members
with whom she was associated
while she was teaching here are
yet on the staff, said J. C. Nelson.
principal, in telling of her visit
They are Mr. Nelson himself. Miss
Lina Heist of the history depart
ment. and Merritt Davis, head of
ihe commercial department.
Upon leaving Salem. Miss Hop
kins went to Japan, but stayed in
the Orient scarcely a year before
returning to her home, then at
Raymond. Wash., with badly im
paired health. She has been in
111 health much of the time since
then, bnt with recent improve
men thas decided to re-engage in
teaching, with a grade position
her first objective.
While teaching here, Mtes Hop
kins gave encouragement and as
ri?t an re to the school's amateur
Iramatists, and when a dramatic
society was formed, it was named
Snikpoh, the backward spelling of
"Hopkins." Snikpoh the dramat
ic society still Is. much to Miss
Hopkins' expressed surprise and
VISITORS' Dir HELD
PUPILS ENTERTAIN AT
ZEN A. April 17. (Special).
Friday afternoon at the Zena
school was "Visitors' day" and the
parents and friends were enter
tained with a program which the
school children presented. Eighth
grade pupils composed the social
committee, with Verna Smith act
ing as chairman.
While the guest were arriving
the pupils sang several songs with
Miss Wiens. primary teacher, as
leader and Mrs. Wayne D. Henry
at the piano.
The opening number on the pro
gram was the song. "There Are
Many Flags in Many Lands." by
Reading. "I'm Bashful," by
Piano solo. "Mocking Bird
March." by Julia Shepard.
Reading of the "Zena News,"
by Kenneth Hunt and Joe Tlebert.
Miss Verna Smith edited the news
which was highly original, having
two poems written by Donald
Scott and Hilda Crawford, fifth
and sixth grade pupils, as well as
jokes and witty remarks directed
at pupils and teachers.
Vocal solo. "March Violets."
Wilma Crawford, accompanied by
Piano selo. "Holiday March."
City In amounts ...$1000 to $5000
Farm In amounts $1500 to $10,000
Yield C per cent to 64 per cent.
Closed Mortgage Serial
Yield 6 per cent to 6Vfc per cent.
Oregon Pulp & Paper, Preferred
Miles Linen Mills, Preferred
Spaulding Pulp & Paper Co Preferred
Western Paper Converting Co., Preferred
Paulas Bros. Packing Co., Preferred .....
Information furnished on request.
Playlet. "Trying to Raise the
Price of Butter." was jrery good,
with Verna Smith as Dutch wom
an, Lillian Kittson, Irish, Ger
trude Johnson, Yankee, Julia She
par d, old maid; Hilda Crawford as
Auntie Higgins was extremely
The closing number was "Flow
Gently Sweet Afton," by the
During the social hour follow
ing the program the sixth, seventh
and eighth grade girls served
cookies, rolls and coffee. The
guest list included Mrs. Worth
Henry. Mrs. Charles McCarter,
Mrs. Ralph Scott, Mrs. Walter B
Hunt. Mrs. E. C. Higgins, Mrs. T.
S. Lewis, Mrs. S. D. Crawford.
Mrs. Milton Stephens, Mrs. W.
Frank Crawford, Mrs. James A.
French, Mrs. S. H. Barker, Mra.
Charles Purvine, Mrs. L. F. Mat
thews. Mrs. W. V. Crawford and
Raymond Stephens. Marjorie Mat
thews, Gladys Crawford. Barbara
Scott and Margaret French.
MISS JF.AN SOULES TO SPEAK
AT TEACHERS MEET TODAY
Miss Jean L. Soules of Spokane,
president of the classroom teach
ers' department of the National eL
ucational association, will address
a meeting of the Salem Teachers'
association anil other teachers of
the county this afternoon at 4:15
the hope ofj04clock in the high school auditor-
Miss Soules' visit will be in her
executive capacity as officers of
the classroom department must
each year conduct a number of re
gional conferences throughout the
country. On her present trip to
Oregon, two other conferences will
be held, at Eugene and Medford
She will speak in Eugene Thurs
day, instead of yesterday as pre
viously planned. This is the first
meeting of the department in Sa
lem. The following day. Thursday,
Dr. W. H. Burton, now of the edu
cation department of the Univer
sity of Chicago but formerly at
the state Normal at Monmouth,
will talk to the teachers upon
phases of supervision of teaching.
This meeting will also be held in
the school auditorium, beginning
at 4 o'clock, and anyone who is in
terested in the address is invited
Anniversary of Church
Founding To Be Honored
HAZEL GREEN. April 17.
(Special) The Hazel Green
church will observe the 25th an
niversary of its organization on
Sunday. April 22. Sunday school
will be held at 10 o'clock, follow
ed by short addresses by Rev.
Hornsuch of Labish Center and
the pastor. Rev. W. A. Mershon.
A basket dinner will be served
at noon. In the afternoon there will
be a testimony and memorial ser
vice. Rev. W. N. Blodgett of the En-
glewood church at Salem, Dr. D.
R. Peterson of the Salem Baptist
church, and others are expected
to take part in the afternoon ser
vices. AH former members and
friends are Invited. Special music
is being prepared.
Cars At Community Club
Meeting Molested, Report
SPRING VALLEY. April 17.
(Special) A number of automo
biles were molested at the last
meeting of the Spring Valley Com
munity club. The club president,
Chris M. Yungen, has issued a
statement expressing the organ
ization's regret that this occurred,
and promises that In the future
the school ground will be guarded
and anyone seen tampering with
the cars will be dealt with severe
ly. Paul Dormitzer, In Prison
Disbarred from Practice
The state supreme court Tues
day issued an order disbarring
Paul Dormitzer, formerly of
Marshfield, from practicing law in
Oregon.! Dormitzer is now serv
ing a term in the state peniten
tiary for appropriating funds be
longing to his clients. He was
previously paroled, but later was
returned to the prison.
Dormitzer's disbarment was
recommended by Judge J. T.
Brand of Marshfield, who waa ap
pointed as referee in the proceed
ing. Mr. Dormitzer at one time
practiced law in Portland.
Men Nominated for Presi
dent and Vice President
of United States
NEW YORK, April 17. (AP)
Norman Thomas of New York
and James Hudson Maurer of
Reading. Pa., were nominated Mon
day by the socialist party as its
candidates for president and vice
president, respectively, in the No
Prolonged cheering by delegates
was heard after both men were
nominated by acclamation at the
party's five day convention at
Finnish hall in Harlem. Thomas'
name was proposed by Louis Wald-
man of New York while William
J. Van Effen of Pittsburgh placed
Maurer in nomination.
Both men have been long iden
tified with the osclallst movements
Thomas as the party's candidate
for state and city offices In New
York and Maurer as a veteran
member of its national committee.
Thomas already has been a so
cialist candidate three times for
public office and has worked for
socialism throughout his career as
a protestant clergyman, editor and
He was defeated as the socialist
candidate for governor of New
York in 1924 and as socialist can
didate for mayor of New York In
1925 and lost for alderman here
. Maurer, a shoemaker's son who
started work at the age of 9 after
)less than two years attendance at
school, has written- two bookc
dealing with International ques
tions and has contributed to va-
Another step was taken yester
day In the progress of reducing
the number of poles and other
structures on the streets of Salem
wherever possible, by the removal
of three poles at the intersection
of Liberty and Chemeketa streets
by the Portland Electric Power
This reduction in the number of
poles at this Intersection was
made possible by the removal of
the Street Railway company's trol
ley wire and a rearrangement of
the street lighting circuit, which,
under permission granted by the
Pacific Telephone and Telegraph
company, was attached to their
long distance telephone pole lo
cated on the same intersection.
The old type street lighting fix
ture .was also replaced with a new
type, ornamental wrought iron
and pipe bracket. These changes
will much improve the appear
ances of this street intersection.
The power company officials
advise that they and the telephone
company are endeavoring at all
times to reduce the number of
poles on the streets wherever pos
sible, and almost every week sees
some progress made along this
They point out that, unfortun
ately, additions are being made
from time to time In which there
are no alleys, thus making It nec
essary In such additions to place
the poles in the streets.
Kiwanis Club Will Invite
for Regional Conference
That the Salem Kiwanis club
extend Invitations to the various
Kiwanis clubs in this district, num
ber seven, for the regional confer
ence to be held here May 4 was
voted by the club at its weekly
luncheon yesterday noon. The
northwest district governor and
two representatives of the Inter-
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THE TRUE STORY OF GRACE FTJ2MINCL
A PICTURE YOU WILL NEVER FORGEtl
A poignant lesson to
parents,: Intimate de-t
tails of the life of unfortunates.
national will be among those to
attend, announced Dr. Henry E.
Morris, local district governor. The
group also voted to observe ladles
night In connection with the meet
ing. Kiwanis clubs of Tillamook,
Albany, Oregon City, Dallas, Cor-
vallls, McMinnvlIle will be repre
sented at the conference.
Art Kirkham of Corvallis Ki
wanis club. led the local club in
rehearsal of songs which will be
sung at the northwest convention,
at Seattle In the near future.
Silverton Folk Entertain
At Old Peoples Home Here
SILVERTON. April 17. (Snee
lal.) An evening of music, snon
sored by the Silverton Methodist
church was given for the people
of the Methodist Old People's
Home in saiem on Tuesday night.
Sllverton's well known "Dad's"
quartette, and Mrs. Zelda Parrlsh
popular soprano, furnished the en
tire program. Mrs. Helen Corn
Rev. Bennet tot the Christian
church left Tuesday for Woods,
near Pacific City where he will
spend an indefinite time. It is
hoped that the change will benefit
him and that the rest will give
him renewed strength. Theodore
Hobart motored down with him.
Evelyn Rankin, ten year old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. T.
Rankin, underwent an operation
for appendicitis at the Silverton
hospital on Saturday. Miss Evelyn
is recovering satisfactorily. j
MART PICKFORD NAMED
LOS ANGELES, April 17.
(AP). Mary Pickford, film star
and .producer, yesterday was ap
pointed executrix of the estate left
by her mother, Mrs. Charlotte
Pickford Smith, after she appear
ed in superior -court here accom
panied by her husband, Douglas
Fairbanks, and posted a 1100000
LONDON BOUT OFF
NEW YORK, April 17. (AP).
Returning from Miami, Fla.. to
day Tex Rlckard said the possibil
ity that Gene Tunney would de
fend his heavyweight title in Lon
don against Tom Heeney was
growing more and more remote
and that In all likelihood the
match would be staged in New
York. July 26.
21 MARINES KILLED
WASHINGTON. April v 17.
(AP). Marine casualties in the
Nicaraguan expedition have total
led 21 killed and 45 wounded, the
navy department today informed
the senate in response Co its reso
lution asking details of the marine
occupation of that country.
, MAN SHOOTS TEACHER
SAN FRANCISCO. April 17.
(AP). Miss Irene McCullough.
26, teacher at the Starr King
school was shot and fatally
wounded here today by George
Hathaway, 40 year old Oakland
electrician, who then shot and
probably fatally wounded himself.
The Empire Cold Storage and
Packing company, with capital
stock of $75,000. Tuesday filed
articles in the state corporation
department. The incorporators
are G. Brown, L. A. .Brown and
L. M. Dickerson. Headquarters
are at Empire, Coos county.
Other articles follow:
Vista Land company, Portland,
$5000; A. MacRae W. MacRae
and H. Freeman.
Willamete Valley Title company,
Oregon City, $10,000; Wallace B.
Caufield. M. B. Skene and Charlee
H. Caufield. i
Tillamook Athletic club, Tilla
mook, $50; Ted Shaine, J. L. Con
over and Eric Gulstrom.
Union Gospel Mission of Port
land, $150; H. A. West. Eira
Gerig and A. E. Roy.
ALLAN BYNON FOR
Allan A. Bynon
Allan A. Bynon is a candidate
on the Republican ticket for nom
ination for representative in the
legislature from Multnomah coun
ty. Mr. Bynon was a Salem boy.
Mrs. Bynon was a Salem girl.
daughter of Col. E. and Mrs.
Hofer of this city.
Mr. Bynon is a member of the
law firm of Emmons, Lusk &
Bynon, Portland. He was born
in Portland 32 years ago; attend
ed the public schools in Portland
and Salem, graduating from the
Salem high school; then attended
University of Oregon and later
graduated from Willamette uni
versity after completing the law
course. While at Willamette,
studied law in the office of 51c
Nary & McNary; spent two years
In the service overseas, rising to
rank of captain. After the armis
tice resumed practice of law and
In 1922 was appointed assistant
United States attorney; was pro
moted to be first assistant.
In his platform, Mr Bynon.
after pledging his support to a
program of economy and efficiency
in administering state affairs,
stresses importance or proper
maintenance of Oregon's high
ways, need for preservation of fish
and game, for a' vigorous Ameri
canization program; for more
stringent laws against vice and
for due recognition of ex-6ervice
men. He declares that we need
"more smokestocks, more indus
tries and' more payrolls." His
campaign slogan is: "Clean gov
ernment. Laws to promote the
prosperity and happiness of our
CLUB EIS SEASON
SPRING VALLEY ORGANIZA
TION GIVES PROGRAM
SPRING VALLEY. April 17.
(Special) The meeting of the
community club was quite well at
tended last Friday evening. Hen
ry TIains of Salem auctioned the
baskets, which brought the sum
of $25.40 to be applied on the
piano fund. This was the last
meeting of the season. A business
meeting "will be held In Septem
ber. The committee worked un
der a handicap this time owing to
the prevalence of sickness In this
vicinity. The following program
Song by six school girls.
Dialogue. Mrs. Jesse Worthing
ton and daughter June.
Song, two Hobble children ac
companied by Mrs. Hobble of
Reading. Lucille Hackett of
Solo. Mrs. J. P. Sohn.
Reading, Mrs. Charles McCart
Playlet, school children.
Solo, Mrs. Hobble of Salem.
Solo, Roy E. Barker.
Humorous numbers, Ralph
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Mr, and Mrs. A. E. Stevenson
and daughters Ruth and Shirley
and Teddy Thlelsen of Salem
Heights, Mr, and Mrs. J. P. Sohn
and children Elaine, Ella Belle
and Jesse, and Mr. and Mrs. H. N
Alderman and son Glen were Sun
day dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Otto Hoven and
their sons ' Oliver, Lejinie and
Virgil of Middle Grova were guests
of Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Smith and
Mra. C. S. Teeple. who has been
quite ill, is at tha Salem hospital
at present. She is reported as Im
proving and soon hopes to return
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Halgeson
of Yamhill were Sunday callers
at the Charles Yungen home.
Wood Working Industry
Important Here, Shown
Bringing into Salem about $60.
000. half of which is paid to em
ployes, from the output of the Han-
sen-Liljequlst plant alone, the
wood working industry is one
which deserves the- consideration
of all Salem citizens. W. J. Lil
Jequlst, Junior member of the firm
told the members of the Salem
chamber of commerce as the in
dustrial speaker at Monday's lun
cheon. The lumber industry supports
the entire northwest. Mr. Lilje
qulst said, and builders should use
lumber products when they can to
advantage. He cited the matter of
window sash as one in which many
erroneously believe steel is a bet
ter material. Steel sash do not
bring a reduction in fire insurance
rates, he emphasized, and are be
ing discarded generally in the
French Declare United
States Queer and Bad
PARIS (AP) Returning trav
elers who come back here and
write books and plays about the
United States are giving America
a fantastic reputation. They de
scribe it as the land of bootleggers,
hen-pecked husbands, wildly mod
ern women who have queer stand
ards of morals and a dangerous
place for flirtations.
"Cocktail," the dramatic reac
tion of Alfred Savoir to the coun
try w here he went recently to ga
ther in some Hollywood dollars,
has interchangeable husbands and
wives, lots of hard liquor and In
fidelity. "if at the movies your knee
touches that of the lady next door,
you get five years penal servitude"
says Luc Durtain in "The Fortieth
"Accompany a young girl." ex
claims Ferri Pisani. in t.ova in
America," tell her she is pretty
and you risk a breach of nromise
suit that will cost you 110,000.''
LINDY OFF AGAIN
WICHITA. Kan.. April 17.
(AP)- Charles A. Lindbergh, fly
ing his new Ryan monoplane took
off from Swallow airport here this
afternoon after spending last
night and this morning here.
WILL MEET THURSDAY
HAZEL GREEN. April 17.
(Special) The Women's Mission
ary association will meet at home
of Mrs. Louis Wampier Thursday.
April 19, at 2:00 o'clock. Subject:
"In the Land of Surprises." Mrs.
Ralph Van Cleave, leader.
It Took a Year to Make
THE world has been waiting for the next picture by King
Vidor, the man who made "The Big Parade
It is here now a fascinating cross-section of life. The
sweeping power, blending of laughter and tears, surging
romance that moved the world in -The Big Parade" are
In 'The Crowd.
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OVER WIDE HAS
Redding, California, Feeels
Shocks; Points In
REDDING. Cal.. Apr. 17. (AP)
Four distinct earthquakes, center
ing in the general Lassen peak
area, were felt in northern Cali
fornia Sunday night and Monday
Yesterday's shocks were at 2:12
p. m., and were felt throughout
the entire Lassen district. Two
more shocks, but of shorter dura
tion, were felt shortly after mid
night next morning. Residents of
Redding felt the shocks but not as
distinctly as did residents of Chlco
and Red Bluff. At Chico dishes
rattled, chandeliers swayed and
housewives were frightened by
Monday morning's shocks waken
ed residents of Mineral and other
towns. The temblors were espe
daily strong east of the mountains,
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MATINEES 1 5c
There were wild rumors this morn
ing of an eruption of the Lassen
volcano and reports that the cra
ter had crumbled to a depth of
80 feet. R. H. Finch, volcanolgist
at the Lassen observatory sain t..
J day the reports were without toucA
dation as there was no eruption
ana no crumbling of the crater
rim. He said, however, that tli
quakes were most severe record j
by him in the area.
VERA CRUZ, Mexico, Apr. 17--
(AP) A strong earthquake shm.k
this city at 9:26 last night
Buildings all over the city rocket
and the population was greatly
alarmed. The temblor lasted in,,ty
than a minute.
So far as is known no lives er,
lost and the property damage u
believed to have been small.
MEXICO CITY, Apr. 17. . AP
A light earthquake was felt in
Mexico City at 9:30 last night,
lasted more than half a minute
OAKLAND. Cal., April 17.
(AP). Detectives are looking for
a man who is alleged to have kid
naped Mra. Veleria C. Bailey, a
teacher at the Gatfield junior high
school after detaining her fort a
day robbed her of a valuable dia-