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Our Flax and Linen Industries Are Taking oh Larger Favorable Public Attention a$ They Come to Profitable Stages of Operation
1; Weather forecast: Fair bat foe on the
,c&t; rising tempera to re with slightly
i lover humidity over the Interior; moder-"
1 ate northwest wind on the coast. Maxi
.DBm temperature yesterday 70, minimum
51, river -.1, rainfall none, atmosphere
clear, wind northwest.
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SALEM, OREGON, FRIDAY MORNING, JUNE 22, 1928
PRICE FIVE CENTS
Publicly Declares Opposition
to Present Prohibition
Statement Given Out to New
. ork City. Newspaper
4; -rtfePLIES .TO QUIZ
C5len Qaestion Presented
tyyK; by Reporter Having to do
With Stand of Tammany's
JP Presidential Aspirant.
NEW YORK. Jane 21 (AP)
Governor Alfred E. Smith declared
tonight he had not altered hit
previous stated belief thaj "there
should be amendment of the pres
ent prohibition provisions."
The governor's statement was
made in reply to a written que
iVlon presented to him by a re port -
tt of a local newspaper, as .fol
lows: "In view of the Question raiser
about Norman Mack's statement,
the 'World wishes to know: 'Ho
you changed your belief that there
shooMoe amendment of the pres
ent prohibition provisions?'
"r, har not," the governor re4
plied verbally with emphasis on
ithe negative. . -
v Black Speaks, Then Qualifies "
yB-j formal Matemest Issuedat
,yHoirton, early. to4ay, Norman E,
v Mack, nationaf; committeeman
from New York, had said Gov,
Smith "believes if any state de
sires a certain alcoholic content of
beverage, that state has the righ
to determine thai-cWtent" He
added that if a state wished to be
wet, it should say so. Subsequent
ly. Mr. Mack explained the view;
were his own. and he did no4
speak for the New York governor
-governor Smith was informed
here is a report current that, in
the event of his nomination a.
presidential candidate, he would
resign as governor of NeW'Yorl
state. "The governor replied:
"There Is-nothing to that."
Asked if he wonld suggest-th-name
of a person for. vice presi
dential nominee. Governor Smith
"That Is something those boyr
will hare to work out down there.
Collective Judgment is always the
Bourbons Await Leader
HOUSTON. Texas, June 21
(AP) With many big guns of
the party yet to arrive, the last
minute drive to line up delegate
for and against Gov. Alfred E
Smith in next week's democratic
convention was. held in abeyance
today. . Activity was confined
mostly to Informal conferences
(CatiB em par 4.)
ATLANTIC Cmr PICKRD FDR
Progress Noted in Methods Used
To Cope With Dread Disease
T i PORTLAND. June Jl (AP)
' Naming Atlantic City, as next
year's convention city, the Nation
al Tuberculosis association con
cluded its three-day session here
today. The association was or
ganised 2 5 years ago la the New
Jersey city. The J.J9 4neet will
be held the week of May 27.
Progress is being made in the
research - laboratories toward da
te smiag the chemical and biolo
jJ&tmA of the rtubertmle hac-
; eiins. It -wan reported t today's
m meting of 51 the ; pathological sec
tiwS. . Papers were read by repre
sentatlree of Yale and Cornell uni-
( tr- ersiUes and the Rockefeller InstW
t i - tutions, cooperating . with, the na-
tlonaL association's ; research pro-"v--
gram.. r'.-i 4 Z YfiS: :
V;--. The VonvenUos, .which, closed
: ; tonight 'With 3anqoet.to visiting
ySfc "physlclahs by the! Oregon, Medical
foc,ety;- vras the largest ever . con-
't y ducted ; by; the tuberculosis asso-
m ciauon online racuic voasi. ap-
registered fort t he three-day
Maxwell 's Legal Status
' ' 'rim' . m-w w' - mr ' t
atrengtnenea tsy ttecora
Original Zoning Ordinance Passed in Same Way as Change
to Permit Barbecue Operation, Claimed by Don'Miles, -Attorney
for Embattled Hollywood Caterer
Strength for the contention that Charles Maxwell's barbe
cue restaurant in the Hollywood district is operating legally
and that the zone change contemplated by the council when
it adopted the report of the zoning commission several weeks
ago is already in effect, was given yesterday when Don Miles,
attorney for Mr. Maxwell, declared that the original zoning
ordinance itself was adopted in exactly the same manner. .
The adoption of a committee report and the appointment
of a zoning commission are the
TO CAROL'S WIFE
HELEN OP GREECE NOW SEP
ARATED FROM PRINCE
Violation of Sanctity of Marriage
.Charged In Courtroom;
BUCHAREST, Rumania, June
21. (AP). Prince Carol of Ru
mania lost his wife. Princess Hel
en of Greece, today in a setting as
strange as In any of the unusual
events which have marked his
This setting was a small som
ber unadorned courtroom. Neith
er Carol nor Helen was present.
tators. Tbere was no one to say I
a gond word for the absent prince!
other than a Rumanian lawyer
hnm Ironmt.noA. .lmn.t
strained to silence.
Dr. Rosenthal, brilliant Ruman
ian lawyer and legal adviser to
(he 'American legation, presented
the , indictment against . Carol in
ihAfarae of Princess Helen. - He
stressed In vigorous terms Carol's
"violation" of the sanctity nd
dignity of his .. marriage ,.J,o : the ,
beautiful royal princess in 1921.
He charged, too, abandonment of
the child king, Mihai. or Michael.
Emmanuel . Pantael. the Bu
charest lawyer employed by Car
ol's Belgian advocate,, Van Las
sen, then read a brief defending
the disinherited prince, but as
Van Lassen, who is debarred by
Rumanian law in cases affecting
royalty, admitted' to newspaper
men before the trial. Carol had no
chance. His attorneys were pow
erless to surmount the fixed ar
bitrary Rumanian laws, which
themselves preclude the possibil
ity of reconciliation.
The court ruled that the cus
tody of King Michael had been
fixed already as a result of his
new kingly station and that it
therefore was not subject to al
teration. : Princess Helen's action for a
divorce was initiated two weeks
ago following upon the move re
cent .of Prfnee Carol's escapades, I the court's decision would havfs statesman's' Slogan pages
bis alleged plotting to regain teteA ,nade up by the countiesUaSa, ,i
Rumanian - throne while in Eng
land. Carol himself was reported
in Brussels with his companion,
Mile. Magda Lupesca.
FLIGHT RECORD SOUGHT
Young Portland Aviator to Make
, Attempt Next Sunday
PORTLAND. June 21. (AP).
James. Rlnehart. youthful Port
land flyer, .will leave tomorrow in
his American Eagle plane for Sea
side, where Sunday e will at
tempt to establish an endurance
record for planes powered by 90
horsepower stock model OX-5 mo
tors. Valentine Gepharu Seat
tle,1 secretary of the National
Aeronautic society, will be there
with a sealed barograph and other
instruments necessary to make the
flight official.. Gephart will rep
resent the Federation Aeronau
tique . International and the rec
ord he approves will stand as of
ficial. . . . t
According to Charles T. M.
Echols, secretary of the Aero Club
of Oregon, there lis no recognized
endurance : record for -planes of
this type at present and young
Rlnehart ban an excellent chance
to obtain an International endur-
SAY UOTED ACTOR DYING
Robert. Brace ManteiL Well
Known Tragedian, Sinking '
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS. N
J..' June 21. (AP). Physicians!
said tonight: they held little hope
of recovery of Robert Bruce ManV
tell. noted tragedian who Is critic
ally III . at his horned Bracewood.
from a" complication of ailments,
which he suffered daring jhew!n-
tsfl3 iv-"-f ; - . '
He was obliged to return here
abous six weeks ago from a tour
in which he .jwas. appearing In
Shakespearian . plays. With . him
are his wlfeMrs., Genevieve Ham
per Man tell, and their son Bruce.
only transactions recorded in
connection with putting the zoning
law Into effect, Mr. Miles said
after examining the city's records.
Mr. Maxwell is operating his
barbecue and according to reports
is doing a rushing business, thanks
to all the free publicity he has re
ceived while the question of open
ing: the establishment was before
the toning commission and the
-The latter body tabled the ordi
nance which would establish the
zone change beyond- a doubt, at
Monday's meeting when it was
supposed to come up for final
aetion. At the last preceding
meeting, the commissoln's recom
mendation was adopted but the
ordinance was not admitted to
emergency passage, one council
man refusing to agree to a .sus
pension of the rules.
JUSTICE McBRIDE HURT
Supreme Court Member and Wife
Bruised in Auto Accident
. , .
' oi im wsw ns
prcrae court, cuiiereu iceruons
and bruises when an automobile
In which he and Mrs. McBride
were riding, was crowded off the
West Side Pacific highway near
Amity late Wednesday. Mrs. Mc
Bride was slightly bruised.
"The '.-car overturned and was
badly, damaged. Justice and Mrs.
McBride were - brought, to Salem
wnSreWey" wrre attended by a
physician. The , accident occurred
while Justice and Mrs. McBride
were returning to Salem from
Walla Walla, Wash., where they
were entertained at a college
function. Mrs. McBride was at
the wheel of the machine.
Physicians said Justice McBride
would be able to resume his duties
later In the week.
STATE REVENUES SAME
Bank Tax Decision Throws Deficit
to Other Properties
The recent decision of Judge
Bean of the United States district
court declaring void the property
tax on bank stock, will not affect
the state's revenue, according to
Earle Fisher, state tax commis
The state tax commissioner said
that any deficit created , by reason
inreuga an aaauionai tax levy on
etfcslasses of property.
Reports received by the state
tax -commissioner indicated the.'vam..M.i .vt. th one
tax Involved in Judge Bean's de
cision aggregated approximately
$650,000 annually. V i
IOWA VILLAGE, HOOVER'S BIRTHPLACE, BASKS IN
Went Branch. Iowa, yesterday
Hoover. old land marks associated with his boyhood re fast developing-mta-shrines that attract townsmen and tourists TJppef Tight
the Republican: nominee's birthplace, one-story frame cottage, but now the kitchen of the house that since has been rebuilt Lower right
is Mrs. J. K. Carran. whom Hoover refers to aa hi "sweet-faced, patient teacher.". ? Newt Batter's lunch, room is another, landmark, for)
here Is where the "returns" come In. and whose proprietor remarked, that he ones. "licked the Hoover. . Two recent pictures-of Mr. audi
Mrs. Hoover are at the left, taken at their present home la California. . , I
Undertaking is -Largest of
Kind Planned for the
ON NEEDHAM HOP RANCH
Writer Predicts These Trees Will
Eventually be Worth More to
Owner Than the Price of the
There is to be undertaken
the Needham hop ranch
Brown's Island, a few miles above
Salem, the largest job of grafting
walnut trees ever attempted in
this part of the country.
Brown's Island starts across
Willamette slough, opposite the
southern sections of Salem. In
the summer time it is no island
at all. When the Willamette riv
er gets a few feet above the sum
mer stage, it becomes an island;
a body of land entirely surround
ed by water. In flood times, the
whole of the island is under wa
ter; some parts of it under many
feet .of water. The island has
many fine farms. The winter
floods carry over it sand and soil
and sediment that render the na
turally rich soil still richer with
every sueeedlng year. The island
was named for a bachelor who
lived on it in the fifties. He own
ed a large portion of it. His name
The Walnut Trees
All old timers in Salem remem
ber "Uncle Billy" Wright, one of
the pioneer gardeners of this city,
who grewtnd peddled his prod
nets; they will remember especial
ly the horseradish, which in the
later years-he'alwaya had hr his
offerings. Mr. Wright is still gar
dening, with his son, near Inde
pendence, or was up to a very
short time ago.
Well, "Uncle Billy" Wright
owned a part of Brown s Island
In the early sixties, about 65 years
ago. He set out in a wide circle
around his house about 37S east
ern black walnut trees and 100
California black walnut trees. He
hoped that, when the walnut trees
grew up they would form a water
break, to protect his house; to
keep it from washing away. The
walnut trees all grew. They are
now 75 to 100 feet high, with
wide spread of limb. The house
they were to protect has long
Big Grafting Task
Mr. Needham has acquired this
land, and added It to another
farm he owned, and he has now
about 134 acres in hops. It Is one
of the best hop yards in Oregon
-v. nresent dwellinc house on
th Nedham farm is on higher
Und Bot Mr. Need-
HStua avUN ot "
on which the walnut trees are
growing, from Mark Savage.
only r- sleepy Quaker village, today has new meaning in the world.
FIFTEEN. SEARCH . FOR MAN
WHO WALKED AWAY
Carl V. Stewart Makes Second
Break Under Meyers' Re
' gime, Described
Carl V. Stewart, trusty at the
Oregon state penitentiary, walked
away from a field near the peni
tentiary grounds late yesterday af
ternoon and 15 special guards sent
out to scouf the neighborhood had
been unable to locate him up to a
late hour last night.
The escape is the second in two
weeks. Jesse Collins,- another trus
ty, walked away two weeks ago
md has not been heard from
since. These two are the only es
capes that have taken place1 since
Henry Meyers became superin
tendent more than a year ago.
At the time of his escape Stew
irt was wearing a blue and white
striped . shirt and blue overalls.
both plainly marked with his
number, 9629. Authorities had no
hint as to whether the man had
any means available of changing
to less conspicuous clothing.
Stewart was committed to the
prison here from Washington
county, having been convicted of
attempting to kill his father-in
law while living at Hillsboro. He
was sentenced to serve eight years
A general description of the
man was immediately sent out to
various points in the Willamette
valley and was broadcast from two
radio stations at Portland.
The man measures five feet
eleven and one half inches in
height, has prominent teeth, thi t
lips, large blue eyes and medium
complexion. There is a small mole
on the right side of his cheek near
the nose. The end joint of his
right middle finger Is badly scar
SON OF MINER WINNER
Carl Albert ot Oklahoma Univer
sity Best Orator in U. S.
LOS ' ANGELES, June 11.
AP)eaytAUsit r freshman
at Oklahoma university and the
son of a coal miner, tonight won
first place in the finals of the
fourth annual intercollegiate ora
torical contest on the constitution
By reason of his victory Albert
received a prize of $1500. The
others in the finals with their
place and prise money were:
Herbert Wenlg, Stanford uni
versity, second place, $1,000; Al
lan Frew, Davidson college, Da
vidson, N. C, third, $750; L. F.
Lybarger, Jr., Buckrfell univer
sity, fourth, $550; William Conley
Loyola university, Chicago, III.,
fifth, $450; Philip Glatfelter.
Princeton university, sixth $400;
Paul V. Keyser, Jr., Massachus
etts Institute of Technology sev
24 Votes Taken to Democratic
Convention at Houston
ROANOKE, Va.. June
(AP). The Virginia state dem
ocratic convention tonight named
an uninstructed delegation to cast
the state's 24 votes at the nation
al party convention in Houston.
Peasants Aroused at Death
of Member of Parliament
Whole Country Quoted As Being
Ready to Make Amends For
Shooting Tragedy Enacted
BELGRADE. Jugo Slavla. June
21. (AP). - Recovering from
the first shock of horror over the
shooting affray in the Jugo Sla
vian parliament yesterday, the en
tire nation tonight was ready to
make amends for the wild. act of
one of its legislators.
Standing beside the body of her
husband, Mme. Paul Raditch
sounded a note which is finding
an echo in all quarters. She said:
"Let Paul's life be the last sacri
fice in the pacification of the
Croats and Serbs."
It now seems that Raditeh's ef
fort to save the life of his uncle.
Stefan Raditch, was not in vain.
The fiery leader of the peasant
party who was wounded before
Paul threw himself In front of the
assassin, Ratchitch'c revolver, has
good chances of recovery.
If Stefan Raditch survives it is
hoped that he will use his great
influence among the Croatian pea
sants to calm the storm of feeling
that has arisen among them. If
this can be done, serious politics'
consequences will be prevented.
Much apprehension, however, is
felt in government circles, re
specting the situation isr Croatia.
The fears will not begin to sub
side until after the funeral of the
victims at Zagreb on Saturday.
Riots Take Place
There was long and serious ri
oting at Zagreb today. A garbled
account of the tragedy reached
there, indicating that both Paul
and Stefan Raditch had been
killed. A great wave of anger
started and resulted in street dem
onstrations. When police tried to disperse
the meetings, there was sharp
(ConUaaaC on pr 4.)
STATE ESCAPEE KILLED
Man Run Down and Killed
by Train Near Eugene
John J. Crosby who escaped
from the state hospital here June
It, was run down and killed by a
southern Pacific train five miles
east of Eugene early Thursday,
according to a telegram received
by hospital officials from the
Lane county coroner.
Crosby was received at the hos
pital from Jackson county.
. Mr. Crosby has a sister, Mr.
William Fox, residing at Talent.
The body will be sent there for
For aa the birthplace of Herbert!
FRENCH GOVERNMENT SENDS
WARSHIPS TO AID
Group Formed to Bring Nobile and
'"Men Back From "Peace Io- '
lated on Ice Floe
(Copyright 1028 by the A. P.)
KINGS BAT, Spitsbergen, June
21. (AP) Kings Bay, and those
assembled here for the rescue of
General Umberto Nobile faced a
new problem tonight. Three days
have passed since Roald Amund-
Guilbaud set out rrum Tromeoe,.
Norway, for Svalbard, and those
three days not one word has come
to tell what has happened to
them, where they went, where!
they are now. I
"Where is Amundsen?" was the!
question on almost everyone's lips
today, and "Does he need help?" J
Various conjectures were put!
forth here, but the white barren!
arctic, which alone knows the an-i
awer, gave forth only enigmatical!
Fear for General Nobile has:
been allayed greatly since he was
lurnisnea wun tooa ana supplies;
yesterday by Major Umberto Mad-
dalena. His safety until an ice
breaker can reach him and bring
him back to, civilization is regard
ed aa assured.
Rescue efforts intended to bring
Nobile and the five men with him
back to Kings Bay have definitely
taken the form now of rescue ef
forts for Roald Amundsen, and the
remaining members ot the Italla's
crew who are not now with Nobile
There is a belief here that if
Amundsen and Guilbaud succeed
ed In reaching Advent bay, Spits
bergen, or another base for their
operations, they may hare contin
ued in search of those seven men
still with the Italla's huge gas
bag, and that the fact they have
not reported their whereabouts
may Indicate they are down some
where in the area in which those
men are to be sought.
The search for -Amundsen Is
known here to have assumed an
International aspect with the die
patch of two warships, the cruiser
Strassbourg and the dispatch boat,
Quentln Roosevelt, by the French
government to archipelago to aid.
The Strassbroug last was report
ed at Cherbourg with the Quen-
tin Roosevelt at Oslo.
CHERRY FLY NEXT PEST
Growers Should Prepare Now to
Combat Worm, Says Mote
Cherry growers should take im
mediate steps to spray against
he cherry worm or cherry fly,
few of which have made their ap
pearance in this section as yet.
Such is the warning from Profes
sor Mote, authority at Oregon
State college, as told to Knight
The spray which may be used
for this purpose contains -this ra
tio of ingredients: two quarts
heap molasses, half a pound lead
arsenate, and 10 gallons water.
Application should be made as
won as the fly appears, spraying
is much as a quart on the outer
leaves of each tree. The flies feed
npon this, provided care is exer
cized that no foreign substance is
nixed with it to antagonise them.
The second application should
follow about 1 0 days after the
first, and the third a week later.
Many growers prefer a sturdy
hand sprayer for the spread of
Pearcy Brothers, local nursery
men, are watching closely for the
first appearance of the fly, this
season, and will broadcast the
knowledge to those who seek It.
TRIO SUES FOX COMPANY
"Washington ' Development Firm
. ' Defendant In S Actions
Three actions at law were filed
against the Silver Fox Sales and
Development company In circuit
court here yesterday for. sums ag
F. B. Fargo and his wife
brought action for $1800.
. LI la Louis Cation," 17, - repre
sented by Icy! C. Cation ad guar
dian ad litem, sued for $C00. '.
IcylC, Cation sued for $900 on
his own account. . . -., ;. -'
Eaeh' of the actions is similar
to, the others and is based merely
' npon the theory of money had and
" received, i In other rwords the al
legation .is mads that.: the sums
listed .were paid the company by
ths plaintiffs, and ...the Inference
left that no valuable consideration
wks;h44. .tot raters & i't-i- -h
.VETERAN BANDIT KILLED
ri2er-f "Two Oklahoma Bad
lien Vies WIUi Boots On lr
?. SEmOLE Oklni June '"if-AP).-C.
. Kimes. v father i of
...r :. it. '2..
pea wniw-si , MCAiesier; - was
hof and nied: late ;todar near
Bowlegs, an oil town, by Deputy
Sheriff Jack Sparks.
Republican National Com
mittee Holds Meeting in
Hotel at Capita
Hubert Work Selected as
Chairman of Group
Oregon Man Named Vice
Presidential Nominee Prom-
ises to Outline Pla
WASHINGTON, June 21.
(AP)- The republican national
ampalgn was launched today la
Washington under the personal
supervision of Secretary Hoover
ind Senator Curtis, its presi den
ial and vice presidential nomine.
A group of 24 members of the
party's national committee met
ihe candidates at the New WU
ard, hotel, and in an enthusiastic
tnd expeditious session ratified
ihe slate of committee ' officers
resented to them and authorised
.he first steps in the campaign.
Hubert Work, secretary of the
nteiior, was elected national
chairman and announced that his
esignation from the cabinet
jrould be presented to President
Coolidge before the end of the
To aid him the committee ap
proved the selection, as vice chair
man, of Ralph E. Williams of. Ore
ion; Mrs. Alvin T. Hert of Ken
ucky and Daniel SL Pomeroy of
F. W. Port Secretary
Representative Franklin W.
Fort, of New Jersey, was elected
secretary and Joseph R. Nutt. of
Ohio, treasurer. '
Chairman Work announced that
the central campaign headquarters,
would be opened in Washington
but that an eastern headquarters,
would be located at a New Tort
and a western headquarters at'
Secretary Work also made pub
ic that the committee had teata-
.ively arranged for the formal
dfl cation of Secretary Hooi
his nomination at his Stanford
anlrerslty home in Palo Alt tote ,
(Coatinacl m pfS 4.)
IN FLSHINO Tfin$?
POPULACE . VERT GLAD
- DOES NT USX WORMS
President Still Wearing Ten
Ion Hat Used in .NoHfc
Dakota Last Summer
SUPERIOR. Wis. " - Juns 21
(API The first definite account:
of President Coolldgs fishing
showing him wearing ft ten galloi.
hat; rubber : boots and a slicker
over a khaki ahlrt' and using di
mes as bm nait-ootn pussleu an :
delighted this town of ardent fish
ermen today. ; :' -: ' j '
Mf. Coolidge's 10 .allon felt ha:
rtvn 4 SLa a risk nnslsnsnt -nrthCt-
the news that he did not as
worms tor bait caused much teU"
among the easily touched sportlnr
sensibilities ot the habitual trent
:i Mr. Coolidge's tall hat, apnar
ently the same "one he . wore last
summer in the Blacks Hills '
South Dakota, was a strange sigh:
in the, timber land of this north
ern lake 'region.- It caused won
derment among guides and work
men at : Cedar Island .' lodge
saw him wearing' it. sad who ha'
prevfnaly only seen such benf '
gear In the movie. ; -Word
(ecm"Agmri Of fcra V
Fanchon aiicl-rco : j
. Three theater coupons nn-
iwar again this' week In the ;
Green section, for shows tndneW,
. . . .... . . . . . - -
ftt the. BsinoTeJSaUrday.attss-
noon,; Fanchon r and Marcs at
the Elafnore Monday aftemeon 1
and T-mily Night! at the Ore-" ;
gon Monday evening. . One "orJ
mil of ths coupons may be used ,.
1t nnvone comslTina with the
requirements. y ' :