The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, June 23, 1928, Page 1, Image 1

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    Three Hundred Girls of ' the Order of '.Rainbow Are riri Satem Holdinor Thpir Sprond (Irarid. Asspmblvr Co-miner From. All Orpr State
Commercial Street Bridge Will Be in Full Use Today, Marking the Completion of the First Unit of the City's Bridge Program
The politician who tried to win by raft
nine down his opponent ought to learn m
lesson from the case - of the ' saxophone.
-ppv earner "oreenst: jrair, moaerateiy
m wtthJowerhumidlty In the Interior;
moderate to fresh north wind on the coast.
Maximum temperature yesterday SI, min
imum SO, rlTer -.1, rainfall none, atmos
phere dear; wind northwest.
Thousands of- mean remarks hare . been
made about the
at the sax durin the past few
It seems to be mora popular than
years bat
Traffic Permitted Today on
West Half; First Unit of
17U Street Bridge Not to be
Opened Until Paving Fin
ished; Booth Winter Unit To
Be Ready in Two Weeks
At The west half of the South Com
mercial street bridge over South
Mill creek will be opened to traf
fic today, marking the comple
tion of the first unit of Salem's
f Tridge reconstruction program
authorized by the voters just a
year ago next week.
The city paving crew has fin
ished laying the approaches, and
the bridge itself has set a suffi
cient length of time to be ready
for 4ise. The east half has been
in use for a number of weeks.
Construction of the bridge has
been directed by Fengeson &
Llndstrom, contractors.
Fill Yet to be Made '
Strictly speaking the bridge will
not be fully completed for anoth
er full year, for a fill is yet to be
made at the south end. For the
fcX present, this section is reinforced
with planking, leaving room for
the present fill to settle and more
earth to be placed there later. At
the north end, the fill will not set
tle more than can be remedied by
adding more asphalt. .V1-,
While the bridge will be in use
sometime today, the contractors
will be busy for some time, clear
ing away the temporary, underpin-
Mnntand format "
Others Well Alone
Two other units of the bridge
program are well -along toward
confUetion. The South Winter
street bridge will be opened to
traffic, in about Ywn- weeks. The
17th street bridge will not be used
until the pavement Is laid up to
it. which will not be eonsumated
for about a month.
On this structure, the wing
tO'aaed on par 2.)
fS) 550,000 SECURED
Railroad Employe Bound
Gagged, Then Hurled Off Car
v - at Next Station
. -
lyL BLISSFIELD, Mich., June 23.
ivi'iAPl A bandit held ud the ex
New York Central passenger train
here tonight and escaped with a leading withal. The juniors have
money shipment estimated .atj!9 names on the schedule, and 17
$60,000, according to reports to
the local officials. , .'
The robber, obtained about
$50,000 In currency from one bag
and rifled a number of others, ac
cording to the messenger. .
The robber, who Is believed to
have boarded the train at Detroit,
hurled the bound express messen
ger onto the station platform as
the train slowed down here and
then leaped off the train himself
and boarded a waiting automobile
In which he made his escape.
Attention of persons on the
station platform was attracted to
the messenger bound hand and
foot and little notice was taken
of the robber as he dropped down
yVlrom the express car here. i
' Released from his - bonds, the
mail wnen some one from neninu
pressed a gun - to his back. The
messenger was commanded to
stand in a corner, .hands raised,
w hUe"? the robber, af ter I glancing
hastily over the bags Immediately
picked out the one, containing the
money shipment."''
Ttie loot was placed in a hand-
fchriHigh, the other , bags leisurely
w!ot the "train reached here, ae
cbrdins to the messenger; 'i
- Police belired the robber had
; coompliees waiting lor htm In the
rritomobiur here. Vi C
r , Authorities ot Tall " surrounding
t towns " were . Immediately "notified
. to be on the lookout for the rob
ber ear,' but at "a" lata 1 hour no
trace of the machine or the fugi
1 tires .had been found. . .
: 49ia raMwtr'w' darrlHed ftv
tjj& the1 messenger, according to police,
as being little more than a bey,
fashionably dressed in a blue suit.
i tan shoes and light felt hat.
likes Name to Herself; Recently
Received Offer of Mat
rimony The renowned Marian Miller,
whose printed words thrill any
number of persons every day, is
herself not immune from thrills.
This fact is testified to by the
lady herself in a letter to The
'Statesman commenting on a news
article published June S. The ar
ticle told of a Marian Miller, aged
20, of Princeton, Minnesota, who
on that day was married to Clyde
R. Galley. 27, of McCloud, Colo
rado. The two had come all the
way to Salem to become husband
and wife.
The letter itself, reads as fol
lows: "To the Editor: I was nattered
and thrilled when I found that
the Statesman, a paper' I admire,
had given me some fine publicity
on the occasion of the marriage of
a sweet young; girl of 20. I think
the date was June S. You made a
clever little news story about the
fair Marian Miller who became a
bride la Salem. I was pleased to
see that you had noticed my col
umn (or part of a column.)
"That was the third Marian
Miller whose marriage I have no
ticed recently and I'm hoping the
Marian Millers, who wish to wed.
will all succeed in capturing good
husbands because I like to have
the name to myself. I don't mind
Uhe dear Marians marrying but
when they charge new frocks -to
me I object. Someone from Mon
tana opened an account with a
smart shop in Spokane last year
and they sent me the bill.
"The other day a young man
aged 24, asked me to marry him
(by letter) and he'd seen my pic
ture. A woman came from way up
by Bend to ask me to tell her for
tune by her writing. She never
thought of mailing a sample.
"Again I thank you and I'U
stop or I'll start telling you some
of the blight say4ags-4nydwttgv-ters
babies. '
With best regards, fraternally
Marian Miller.
Nearly Half Anto Mechanics Stu
dents Depend on Car
- Approximately half, or 2 of the
57 boys who have enrolled for the
auto mechanics course at the Sa
lem high school live In the coun
try, renorts City Superintendent
Geow W. Hug
ifant Mini, An
that nearly fifty per cent of the
students actually depend upon the
automobile to attend school and
will therefore readily find applica-j
tion for the instruction offered in!
the new course. It Is true, of
course: that many of the town'
boys also have their own cars and,
will find the class a welcome aid
in caring for them. , j
Compilation of the registrants'
shows about an even number of,
each class so far, with the seniors
sophomores are registered.
Man Foemd Lying On Parking
With Head Across Cwrb
: Lyinx upon the parking with
his head over the curb, Gilbert
Duncan, aged about 40, wm dis
covered by a pedestrian ; about 9
o'clock Friday evening tn front of
m. North1 Winter - street.. Tie
man who found him thoughts at
first that he was dead, but on
turning him over found Duncan's
band clasping his breast as tf in
some sort of seizure. - '
Taken to the Willamette sani
tarium in an embulance, Duncan's
case continued to be something of
a mystery.. , Beyond giving his
name, he refused to talk after re
gaining ; consciousness. The rev
port to the police indicated that a
laundry mark on his clothing was
that of one of the sUte Institution-
Major Charles Lata Succeeds to
Command of Air Force
(AP) Major - Charles ;rA.:lLuti.
marine corps aviator, took .off
from the naval air station here' at
1; Of a, m. for a flight to Mana
gua, Nicaragua. Major Lutx plan
ned to' land - at MUml. Fla.. en-
route ip4 his : Z.000 air voyage.
Previous . plans Tor- a nonstop
flight were- disapproved by - the
navy, department..
The marine of fleer, who won the
Curtiss marine trophy race here
recently will succeed Major 'Ross
EL Rowell as head of the marine
flying forces in Nicaragua.
Three Hundred in Atten
dance; Eugene Represent
ative New Leader
Billy Cupper of Salem Assembly
One of Officers Elected; Rit
ualistic Work Feature Fri
day Evening
Approximately 300 members of
the 18 Oregon assemblies of the
Order of Rainbow for Girls are in
Salem this week end to attend the
second grand assembly of the or
der, in session yesterday and to
day at the Masonic temple. Of this
number, only a small portion arc
official delegates, as each assem
bly is allowed only three votes in
business matters.
Grand assembly was opened
early Friday afternoon, followed
by appropriate remarks of, wel
come irom Billy Cupper, worthy
advisor of the local assembly,
Chadwick, No. 3, and response by
Madelyn Snider, past worthy ad
visor of Rose City assembly. No.
Officers Elected
Other features of the afternoon
program Included the roll call of
delegates and $ast worthy advis
ors; report of the grand worthy
advisor, Marguerite Wlllemln,
Martha Washington assembly. No.
1, of Portland; miscellaneous bus
iness and election of officers.
Grand officers who will assume
duties for the ensuing year upon
Installation this afternoon are:
Grand worthy advisor, Anne
Steele.- Evangeline assembly No.
8.' &UgMeWiiroilpr associate
advisor, Wilms Evans, Newberg
(Continued en pmg 2.)
Active Day Put la By American
Girl Flyer In England
LONDON. June 22. (AP).
This was one of the busiest days
for Miss Amelia Earhart since her
arrival overseas in the hydro-airplane
Friendship. Her activities
Included laying a wreath on the
cenotaph, a visit to Toynbee hall
in the -east end. a notedd social
welfare and educational institu
tion, laying a wreath on the sta
tue of the martyred English nurse,
Edith Cavell, a journey to the As
cot races, a visit to the royal aero
club, a special luncheon and din
ner and a theater party.
. At Toynbee hall, in the slums
of London, the girl flyer and so
cial worker was enabled to view
life. In direct contrast to that at
the Ascot races, where the cream
of English society gathered.
Picture-Map Of-Democratic Convention City
-This air view of the city ef Houston shows Die principal centers off activity during the dsssocratle national convention meeting hi the Texas
tlty June 2u.-No-'1 Is the new Convention Mall, bnllt to order for the democrats. No. ST Is the Grand Central Station; Ne. S Union Station
No. 4 M. K. A T; Station; No. 8 Ben Milam Hotel; No. William Penn Hotel; No. 7 Sam Houston Hotel; No. S Stratford Hotel; No. t Rice Hotel;
No. 10 Houston Club; No. 11 Auditorium Hotel; No. 12 Mllby Hotel; No. 13 Bristol Hotel; No. 14 San Jacinto Hotel; No. 19 Cotton Hotel; Ne
IS Bender Hotel; No. 17 Lamar Hstst: No. 18 Touraine Hotel; No. 19 Macs tee Hotel; Ne- ao B4 Us-J -MswIM Tennises Hotel: No. 22 City'
Hall: No. 28 Courthouse! No. 24 Postofflcc; No. 29 Plaza Hotel; No. 2ft Warwick Hotel.
Grass Fires Twice Break Away
From Oregon Electric right
of Way
Tf thev'd had some ham and
it the fire had gotten juat a little!
closer to the eggs, the firemen
wonld have had some
ham and
eKKS for their trouble Friday aft -
ernoon when they extinguished the:Ins statements injurious to the or-
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blase that had burnt most or tne
roof off the erstwhile barn used
as a chicken house by J. B. Graet
tinger at 449 Miller street. The
building contained a large quan
tity of freshly laid eggs, the fire
men reported. j
Fried eggs and ham ' wouldn't
have been any too good for the
fire crew after they finished their
Job in that part of the city, for
they worked In stifling heat and
smoke for the better part of an
hour, but managed to confine the
rapidly spreading grass fire to a
quarter of an acre. One power with the national society, officials
pole on the Oregon Electric rightjof the D. A. R. said, and the
of way was burned nearly off, 'charges which were acted upon to
some sign boards were damaged,! day by the board were that Mrs.
and the barn roof was destroyed. Bailie had been disturbing the
It all came about because anj"harmony of the society."
Oregon Electric crew was burning The controversy against Mrs.
grass along the railroad right of ( Bailie commenced last April when
way. A second crew with a 19 members of the D. A. R. filed
sprinkler was following up the
burner, but according to the city
firemen, the sprinkler crew ne
glected to put out a little patch of
burning grass and this grew into
a blaze so large that the fire de
partment had to be summoned.
Two trucks made the run, but
the task of putting out the fire
was principally manual .labor, as
there are no hydrants in that im
mediate vicinity.
The firemen had been called out
earlier in the day to extinguish a
smaller blase that broke away
from the Oregon Electric right of
way from a similar cause, ai me
end of Cherry avenue in North Sa
lem. This was the first alarm in
more than a week.
Gerth Locates Chemawn Boy Who
Drowned In Clear Lake
The body of Ambrose Matt, 13
year old student of the federal In
dian school at Chemawa who was
drowned in Clear Lake at 7:00
o'clock Friday morning, was re
covered 10 hours later by W. B.
Gerth', West Salem resident who
has located a number of persons
drowned in streams in this sec
Mr. Gerth, accompanied by Dep
uty Sheriff Bert Smith, . went to
the lake at 3 o'clock yesterday af
ternoon and two hours later had
brought the body from 15 feet of
water with his grappling hooks.
Young Matt was drowned when
the boat in which he and some of
his schoolmates were rowing cap
sized. He had been at Chemawa
since September, 1926, coming
from the Flathead reservation in
Montana; where his mother still
lives. Two sisters, Nancy and Julia
both students at the school, also
Disciplinary Action Taken at
Washington by National Board
of Management
w Amu ruiv, June ZZ.
AP Mrs. Helen Tufts Bailie of
(camo-ridge, Mass., was expelled to-
j day from the Daughters of the
i American Revolution for clrcuiat-
The expulsion of Mrs. Bailie
was ordered in an. unanimous de
cision of the D. A. R. national
board of management, made pub
lic tonight. The charges against
the Cambridge woman which grew
out of the publication of an al
leged D. A. R. "blacklist" of rad
ical speakers were aired before
the board yesterday in an execu
tive hearing.
The testimony of Mrs. Bailie,
however, eliminated the so-called
"blacklist" from any connection
the charges with the national of
ficers. Before the national board
of management acted upon the al
legations, the executive committee
investigated them and reported
that they were "well founded."
Mrs. Bailie also was alleged to
have published a pamphlet in
which she criticized the officials
of the society as being under the
influence of militarists.
phase dealt with the appearance
of Mrs. William Sherman Walker,
cnairman or tne society s national:
defense committee, before the
house naval committee to endorse
the warship construction legisla
tion. The officials said Mrs.
Walker was acting under instruc-
uuub ui me enure uemoerisiiip.
"We regret very much
compelled to Inflict such drastic
i i
aiscipjuM upon a memuer, BaiQiaboj Governor Smith, he was
Mrs. Alfred J. Brosseau of con
nectlcut, president general, after
the verdict, "but the good name
of the organization Is above any
(Continued on page 2.)
City's New Fire Engine Inspected
By Rating Bureau Man
The 00 gallon Seagrare fire
engine which the ' city council
voted Monday night to purchase.
proved fully up to specifications
when tested under the supervision
of Harry White of the Oregon In
surance Rating bureau Friday.
This is the pumper that was
sent here for temporary use while
the first one purchased this year
was being built. It was stored
here and finally purchased for use
in one of the fire stations which
are to be installed in the north
and south residence districts.
Instead of a chemical tank, this
machine has a SO gallon tank for
water, which is to be used in the
same manner that chemicals are
usually employed.
iiiiiim i iini mi I
nuuDiii; nui
Anti-Smith Forces Band To
gether to Head off Tam
many's Candidate
Wet Stand Taken By New York
Governor Causes Furore In
Bourbon Camp As Nation
al Convention Ncars
HOUSTON, Texas. June 22
(AP) "Jim" Reed of Missouri
came to the ringside tonight full
of confidence in his fight for the
democratic presidential nomina
tion and he was given a hearty re
ception by the early arrivals to
the party convention, who met
him as he entered his headquar
ters in the Rice hotel.
The Missouri senator was smil
ing and happy as he and Mrs.
Reed were halted by a crowd of
enthusiasts and cameramen at the
station upon their arrival early
tonight, but he was silent upon
politics beyond an expression that
the "situation seems satisfactory."
Efforts to draw out the usually
outspoken campaigner upon the
pending row over prohibition and
the prospects of his entry into a
. coalition aimed to stop Governor
j Smith proved unavailing pending
a conierence ne nas piannea wnn
newspapermen tomorrow.
, Enthusiasm Shown
The arrival of the Mlssourian
(injected about the first outward
display of the preconvenUon pro-
ceedings. Both at tne station ana
a . . ... ...
- it the Rice hotel where he has
'established .headquarters just
. .
given a rousing reception.
Flashlights banged like artil
lery fire as cameramen sought
A "Reed band" opened up some
snappy tunes to add to the first
outbreak of convention spirit aa
he Senator and Mrs. Reed made
their way through the crowded
hotel lobby.
HOUSTON. June 22 (AP) A
series of confidences among demo-
( Continued on pf 3.)
Albert Crouch Had Son Living: la
Salem; Death Accident
ROSEBURG. June 22 (AP)
Albert Crouch. 63. a timber cruis
er, was killed at Camas Valley to
day when his rifle was aecidental
'y discharged. He is survived by
'our children, Charles and Paul
of Coquille, Clinton of Salem, and
Mrs. Mabel Cowan of Coquille.
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Search Will be Made for Other
Parties From 111 Fated
(Copyrighted by the A. P.)
June 22 (AP) Litina. the little
terrier dog which sailed with Gen
eral Umberto Nobile across the
top of the world in 1926. has
emerged in safety from the wreck
of the dirigible Italia.
This word was brought by
Majors Maddalena and Penzo
who today flew over the camp of
the refugees, not only dropping
additional stores but taking mov
ing pictures of the place. They
said that if the films are success
ful they will show the little dog
racing around on the ice, chasing
the shadows of the planes and
leaping about her master.
The Italian aviators spent twe
hours In the neighborhod of the
Nobile camp and crossed above tht
party nine times.
They intend to devote tomorrow
to flights in search of the sever
men who were carried away with
the bag of the Italia when the di
rigible was wrecked on May 25
Enroute to the 7icinity where thH
party is thought to be, they wil
have opportunity to search or
Northeast land for traces of Roald
Amundsen whose rescue ecpedi
tion disappeared after they de
parted from Bergen in a French
seaplane last Sunday.
Marion County Representative
Send Bend Man Assurances
Three members of the next leg
islature from Marion county Fri
day sent a telegram to Represen
tative R. E. Hamilton of Bend,
that they would support him for
speaker of the house at the 1929
session. -
The telegram was said to have
been signed by Dr. W. Carlton
Smith, Lee McCallister. and Ro
meo Gouley. F. W. Settlemier of
Wood burn previously pledged his
vote to Representative Hamilton.
The three members of the Mar
ion county : delegation pledged
their support to Representative
Hamilton, after he had advised
them that he had secured enough
pledges to Insure bis election ae
speaker of the next house of rep
None of, the Marion county can
didates for representative has any
opposition at the November elec
Representative Hamilton was in
Salem recently conferring with
Dr. Smith and other members of
the Marlon county delegation In
the legislature.
'Lone Eale" Comes Down Neat
Small Pennsylvania Town
WILKES-BARRE. Pa.. June 22
(AP) Colonel Charles A. Lind
bergh, forced to land at Duryea
near Cozton, about 7:30 this eve
ning by fog, became the unexpect
ed guest of the Lehigh Valley rail
road at the TMCA building at Cox
ton yards, three miles north of
Plttston. He said he would re
sume his flight to New York early
tomorrow morning.
Colonel Lindbergh ran Into fog
banks a few miles above Duryea,
and - succeeded in landing in a
field near the Junction of the
Lackawanna and Susquehanna riv
ers. The sight of the plane land
Ing caused hundreds of person to
hastes to the place. Lindbergh re
Rained With the plane until a de
tail of state troopers arrived to
guard It and then accepted the
invitation of Coxton yard officials
to be their guest.
Says He's Certain to be President
of Senate Next Tear
I Senator Charles Hall of Marsh-1
field. In Salem Friday, Informed'
rtrlenda that therejras no doubt
knt that Vsa rsM 1f Kan alaArsil
;r I . A " '--.the murder to tell hlto Glab bad
'S?.t,Lh!.,Ute T16 ' th ben -hoC Mrs. Harris denied
jlfjf letislative session. . , telephones him but--said sho
j Senator HaU sald he had not called Mr. McKlttrlck" at Mrs.
yet pledged any of the eenatorstjub..' request.
but thst he expected to solicit f The po, M, they since have
their support within the next few learned that "McKIttriek" was an
weeks. He said Senator Miller, of jaiugometimes need by Mclntyre.
Josephine county would ,-Durinf -the questioning ' todsy
candidate for .the nau presi- Mrm Harris, according to the no-
t "Ti
'man said.-
it . .
First Woman Flyer of We1?raska
y;-C: Killed In Accident "
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NORFOLK, Neb.. June 2.
(AP)-r-Mrs. Charlen TiUoUon.
Nebraska's first aviatrix. was in
stantly killed -here tonight when
the piano which she was piloting
went into a tall spin over the Nor
folk flying Held. C '
Commander of Italia Will
Now Wait for Arrival cl
Ice Breaker
Vo Trace Found of Remainder f
Dirigible's Crew , Amnndsew
Suspected of Deliberately
Remaining Away
(Copyright 128 by the A. P.)
KINGS BAY, Spitsbergen. Jane
22 (AP) General Umberto No
bile and the five men marooned
with him on the arctic Ice today
received their second store of sup
plies from the air. Majors Mad
dalena and Penzo flew their big
Italian seaplane over the camp of
the refugees. They found no op
portunity to land, however, and
again made use of parachutes to
get provisions and radio equip
ment to the stranded men.
While this effort of the fliers
was successful, they failed to f.nd
any trace of Roald Amundsen and
his five companions in the Frenrh
seaplane piloted by Rene Coil
baud. Remains of Ship MIsmm!
The Italian aviators also report
ed they had seen nothing of the
alloon portion of the Italia or of
the seven men who were carried
away with it when the gondola of
the big aircraft was torn loose on
Msy 25.
Neither was there news of the
other three members of the Alalia's
aarty, who. on May 30. started to
walk across the Ice from the place
where General Nobile and his com
panions were spilled.
With Nobile left to await res
cue by an ice-breaker, increased
efforts will be made now to learn
"he fate of the missing 10 explor
ers and six would-be rescuers.
Warnings Sent Out
All vessels In this section of the
trctic are being notified to watch
for the missing men. A sealing
vessel which arrived here today
from Tromsoe, Norway, followed
clwsely the track which the
Amundsen party was supposed to
fly over, but saw no trace of the
big French machine.
Despite the seeming gravity of
the Amundsen situation, there is
a feeling of optimism respecting
him among the arctic experts here.
They recall the times in the east
when he disappeared Into the Icy
wastes of the arctic and antarctlcu.
only to come out safely when hope '
for him had reached its lowest
abb. Particularly .. they mention
his sudden change of direction 1a
(CaUaac4 pfa t.)
Intimate Friend of John Gink's
Widow Held by Officers for
Questioning '
(AP)- Another woman was held
tonight in connection with the po
lice investigation of the myster
ious murder of John I.-. GJab,
weathy retired druggist. -
Mrs. Marion Harris, also known
as Marlon Poole and Marten
Adams was taken Into custody by
the officers as a material witness.
Mrs. Harris Is an Intimate friend
of Mrs. Hazei Glab. who with her
niece, 17 year old Ethyl Kaser, is
charged with the slaying. She
was questioned previously whew
W. RMclntyrs, former policeman,
and one time lover of Mrs. Glah.
told of a woman named "Marlon"
telephoning on the morning alter.
ilce, suddenly new Into ; a ,
siezed ' the stenographer's . short
hand notes and tors' the sheets of -
paper 19(0 ehreds, remarking that
what she had said "was her own
business and might Incriminate
her.; v Tho officers refused to nay
what the 11ns of questioning had -been
: v' V
Vour days having passed sin
Glab was shot down within a few
feet of his suburban home, polios
tonight' said their case against .
Mrs.. Glab had been weakened by
their failure to find the gun with
which tho man was slain. .