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The New Oregon S ; 1' vn, Salerru Oregon, Thursday Morning, January SI, 1929
Approval of Lower House
Expenditures Pending e
(Continued from page l.)
Ing approval. '
The report suggesting the pol
icy that both nouses of the legis
lature concur In future legislative
Investigations was submitted by
Representatives Collier mnd Potter
and Senator Jones.
A committee appointed to con.
fer with J. D. Mlckle, state dairy
and food commlraioner, reported
that a bill was being prepared by
Mr. Mlckle which would help to
place his department on a self,
supporting basis. The bill will pro
Tide an annual inspection fee of
$10. for restaurants, bakeries and
candy factories. Mr. Mlckle s esti
mated that these fees would ag
gregate 120.000. while the addi
tional cost of conducting his de.
partment would be $14,000.
Another bill suggested by Mr.
Mlckle may provide for a license
fee in connection with the ins pee
Hen of slaughter houses.
The ways and means commit.
tfeapproved a. bill fixing the reg
istration fees of resident students
at state normal schools at $10 per
quarter. The registration fee for
non-resident students was fired at
, $20 per quarter. The registration
fee for both resident and non-resident
students is now $6 per quar
Reduced to Three
By a rate of 9 to 4 the commit.
tee decided to classify all appro
priations for state institutions and
departments under three heads
These will include salaries and
wages, capital outlays and general
expenses. The classifications of
operating expenses and mainten
ance will be eliminated.
The appropriation of $67,500
recommended by Governor Patter
son for the attorney general was
reduced to $23,387. The reduction
will eliminate a stenographer and
part-time assistant requested by
the attorney general. The addi
tional appropriation tor a full
time assistant was allowed.
The appropriation of $26,987
recommended by the governor for
the child welfare commission was
reduced to 23.387. The reduction
will eliminate one case worker re
quested by the commission.
Four members of the committee
voted against allowing an appro,
priation of $8000 for the depart
ment of Americanization. These
Included Senators Bell and Stray
er and Representatives Collier and
. . Considerable discussion center
ed on the appropriation for the
state board of curricula. The ap
propriation was refused at a pre
vious meeting, but wai revived to-
night and approved. Senator
Strayer said that if this board was
abolished It would be the only one
In his recollection as a legislator.
Committees appointed to invest
igate the Louise Home. Florence
Crittenton. .Home. Patton Home
for the Friendless, House of Good
Shepherd and the Salvation Army
White Shield home reported . that
all of the Institutions were in good
condition. The committee recom
mended allowing their budgets in
Deficiency appropriations autor
ized by the committee follow:
Penitentiary $18,697.17, Inter-
, est on district irrigation bonds
$28,812.63, attorney general $451.
6?. legislative expenses $15,289.
5H. transportation of convicts $1.
8 8 7.74. support of homeless and
abused children $61,675.53. sup
port of wayward girls $11,242.10.
salaries and expenses of circuit
Judges $4241.56 and purchase of
rGregon reports $1662.91.
TTnitcd Board of
Senator Reynolds suggested one
one board of regents for the Uni
versity of Oregon and the Oregon
State college, but there was no
discussion by members of the com
mittee. The following . appropriations
were approved by the ways and
Governor's office. $335,840;
secretary of state. $96,750; state
treasurer. $51,380: transportation
of insane, $42,630; emergency
board $200; attorney general.
$62,100; supreme court, $155.
600; supreme court library $20..
Child welfare commission. $23.-
887: board of Inspectors of child
labor, $8,095; Industrial welfare
commission. $8,100; state board
Of conciliation, $550; state board
or health. $65,940.
State bureau of nursing and
child hygiene. $24,500; board of
pilot commissioners. $2,400; state
sealer of weights and measures.
$3,000; Oregon Normal school.
Monmouth. $142,494; Southern
Oregon Normal, $68,534; state
superintendent of schools. $53..
216; department of Americaniza
tion, $8,000; state text book com
missioners, $1,300; board of high
er curricula, $630.
.,- (Continued from page 1.)
here in all its glory, but old dob
bin still can be found la ' some
places, n is indicated by H. B.
294. Introduced Wednesday. This
measure provides legislation
against letting horses run at
large in Lincoln "county.
xl. -TJ Armonil nnnt
Judge of Deschutes county, was
'Men utn t v i..i.n
Wednesday. Mr. DeArmond was
in Salem principally on other
Business, out he Is Interested In
some of the measures nnder con.
sioeratlon In the legislature with
reference to counties. One of
these, a proposal to Include mem-
Dera or the county court on the
ooara or equalization, was his
own plan submitted to the prop-
' -j , iax reuer commission. Mr.
DeArmond la opposed to the pro
posal to do away with county
juuges; not Because he happens
to be one as it wonld not affect
his own term or salary, but be
cause he feel that Juvenile court
matters should not be turned over
to me circuit courts.
Whether or not H. B. 299. In
iroanced b y RenresentatlvA
Chlndgren, la to bo considered un-
aer horticulture, or lust nlain
agriculture will have to be decld-
ea today by speaker Hamilton.
wnen tne bill comes up for sec
una reaaing and assignment to
committee. The measure deals
with "hen fruit, or in . other
words. It relates to the quality,
weight, regulation, standardiza
tion, classification and labeling of
eggs, ir agriculture wins, Mr.
Chlndgren will get his own bill to
consider, since he is chairman of
the agricultural committee, al
though since the measure is mere
ly a re-enactment of chapter 246,
general lawa of 1921. Chairman
Laollett of the horticultural com
mittee could be trusted with it.
Those younger Romoes of the
house who have been casting eyes
now and. then at the fair I pages of
me nouse sat up with a new look
of Interest in their eyes when
Miss Blanch Llchty, of Eugene,
strolled Into the hall Wednesday.
Bdt Miss Lichty was merely
down on a visit, and after saying
neno to friends from her part of
the state strolled out again.
That the brilliant oratorical
outburst of Representative Robi
on of Clatsop on the "naughty
alneties" was not altogether
waste motion was proved Wed
nesday when. H. B. 301 was in
troduced. It will be remembered
that a repeal bill to abolish stat
utes relating to hedges along
highways Inspired the Clatsop or
ator a few days ago, and' nisi
siunmg accuuBt oi lanes ana oy-
ways Deautifled not by gaudy ads
but by nature Itself won over
Representative Settlemier to the
extent that he now wants "regu
lation, maintenance, planting.
care and removal of shade trees
on any street or highway," and
further, his bill provides for the
appointment of Vtree wardens'
Program Prepared for Meet
ing of Pedagogues at
Program for the teachers' local
Institute for the Marlon county
schools and to be held In Silver
ton at the high school building
all day Saturday. February 1$, has
been prepared by Robert Goeti,
president of the Marion County
Teachers association and superin
tendent of S'lverton schools. Cop
ies of the program are being dis
tributed from the office of the
county school superintendent. Sae-
slona will be held as follows, with
all departmental sessions to be
9:45 Atrd.umam Announce
10:00 Departments High
school Room; 3. MIbs Clarissa
Brager. chairman. "The impor
tance of home economics In the
education of the high school girl,'
Miss Dorothy Hadley. Junior high
school or advanced section room
4. Miss Nina Comstock, chairman.
"Correcting difficulties in Arith
metie in the seventh and eighth
grades." Miss i Eleanor McKenzie
Intermediate section, room 5, Miss
Margaret Humburg, chairman,
Radio Reading. Miss Ruby Pe
terson. Primary section room 8
Miss Hannah Olsen. chairman. "A
new approach to Reading." Miss
Blanche Hubbs. Principals' asso
ciation Auditorium. L. , N. Ben
11:00 High School Section
room 3, Demonstration of the use
of. films in high school teaching
Warren E. Crabtree. Junior high
school or advanced section room
"The value of extra-curricular
activities in the advanced grades,"
William H. Dunn. Intermediate
section -room 36, Eugene Field
building, "Socializing the Social
Sciences or Vitalizing the Teach
ing of History and Geography,'
Miss May Arnold. Primary sec
tion room 8, Using a silent read
ing seat work pad for Elson Read
ers in the Second Grade," Miss
Helvle Silver. Principal's associa
tion- Auditorium, L.. N. Bennett.
1:30 General Assembly Music.
2:00 Address "The Changing
Aspects of the Job." Robert Goetz
2:45 Address Selected, Rever
end Thomas Hardie, pastor M. E
urch of Silverton.
Sally O'Neil Is
Hard Boiled But
Only In Picture
Hard Boiled? Well, it may be
true in the picture but II you ask
me Sail O'Neil la far from that
in real life, and at the end of the
picture she is far from but there
that is telling, and you go to the
Elsinore today or Friday and you
will see for yourself.
It is a pity of course if you did
not see her in person in Mike's
Idea, the Fanehon and Marco pro
duction which was at the Elsinore
Wednesday night, but do not miss
her in her last picture "Hard
Speaking of Fanehon and Marco
productions let It be said that the
show which they presented Wed
nesday night .was splendid
chorus work was the best that 1
have ever seen on a Salem stage,
the comedy dancer was a hit, and
the Hawaiian solo was both grace
ful and spectacular. It was an ex
cellent Show. MERE CUBB.
"Do Pass? Report on Bill to
and Budget Jobs
FORCE USED WU
(Continued from Dage 1.)
fore the committee which is to de
termine whether impeachment ac
tion is to be taken against the sn
orter court Justice. Ormsby and
""h Ford, representing Judge
by the governing body of any cit J'ardy particularly protested
or town. However, each town will -gainst testimony given by Wil-
have to find some such love of na
ture as Mr. Robison, for the meas
ure stipulates that these "tree
wardens" serve without pay. In
the event that no men of Mr
Robison's type are available. It is
suggested that the "Knights of
the Great Forest" be drafted for
Let It rain, snow, or even hail
now and Governor Patterson will
walk forth unafraid that his cra
nium will suffer from the hardest
downpour. Wednesday a delega
tion, rumored by some to be
powerful haberdasher lobby from
Tammany Hall, formally' present
ed the chief executive with one of
the "Iron Derbies" now so popu
lar around the state house. In
accepting it the governor said
Gentlemen, I thank you. Some
men do not look well under
derby, but I assure you I look
well under any kind of cover.'
Those making the presentation in
eluded the following, all of whom
wore the Al Smith rain hats dur
ing the ceremonies: Floyd Cook,
secretary of the republican state
central committee; Ben Dorris.
state game commissioner; Fred
L. Gifford, past master of initi
ation ceremonies; Eajrl Snell,
Senator Fred Kiddle, chief high-
hatter of the organization; John
Kelly, political scribe, and Har
METHODISTS III BID
UNION OF CHURCHES
(Continued from page 1.)
nominations are so . similar that
union Is almost inevitable," he
The announcement followed a
day discussion between members
Of the Presbyterian department of
church cooneratlon and union.
Lr beaded by Dr. J. Ross Stevenson,
r edlst Episcopal committee on re
; gatlona with other denominations,
peaded by Bishop Herbert Welch
: or Pittsburgh. . z '
The Presbyterian officials also
met with officials, of the United
Presbyterian church tor what Dr.
. fetevenson declared to be a re
' aumntlon of Informal discussions
looking toward an alliance . be
tween the two denominations. The
United Presbyterian denomination
fcas a membership of approximate
ly 171,000 and has national head
(Continued from, page 1.)
miles of market roads are asked
for in petitions on file with the
county court, the petitions having
been nourinr in since last fall.
when the previous five year build
ing program was completed.
Since frequent announcement
has been made that no petitions
will be received after today. Jan
nary 31, it is believed that there
are very few property owners in
the county who want county
roads near their land, and think
they have a chance of getting
them, who have not placed their
petitions ion file. Court house
gossip has It that there Is every
probability -the majority of 'peti
tions will be granted., !
Due to the. illness of; County
Judge Siegmund and County Com
missioner Porter, some . delay 13
anticipated in. considering the
grist of petitions on file. Added
to this is the fact that the legis
lature la In session and It la un
certain whether a successful raid
will be made on funds that hith
erto have been available to the
county court for road building
When the roads from Ankeney
Hill .and from Halls ferry are ex
tended on south - as ' planned at
present, Salenrites will have- direct
access to the ferries at Indepen
dence and at Buena Vista. These
are the only two ferries between
here and Albany. -
'lam Parker and Arthur Marek,
two newspapermen, who quoted
Mrs. Minnie Kennedy, mother of
the evangelist. Ford termed it as
"third degree hearsay."
Marek had testified that Mrs.
Kennedy said that during the al
legecl kidnaping hearings her
rftrhtP has "nwmed very wor
ried and nervous.
'r urotest a pain 8 1 this
dastardly and cowardly sort of tes
timony." cried Ormsby. springing
to his feet. "It is nothing in the
world but hearsay. Mrs. McPher.
son is here willingly and ready to
corperate. but Ehe is not on trial
and if this sort of thing keeps up
we will withdraw from this hear,
Chairman Little said that Mrs.
McPherson could be given a
chance to contradict th?n testi
mony, that the committee wanted
to find out what connection, if
any. Judge Hardy had with Nthe
SECOND ROUND IN
The second round of debates In
the contest for title of the Mid-
die Willamette district of the
state high school debate league
will be held tonight with the Sa
lem high, school affirmative team
to meet the negative from Al
bany at the high school adul-
torium here at 8 o'clock. The
Salem negative goes to Woodburn
to engage that high school's af-
iirmative: Subject for all debateaJ
bates Involves the armed Inter
vention of American troops. In
foreign territory in time of peace.
Inasmuch as Albany won the
district championship last year
and climbed to the finals only to
lose to Ashland, the debate here
tonight will probbaly be the most
interesting of the series so far.
Both the Albany and Salem teams
which feet here have a boy and
a girl debater, the visitors having
a slight edge on the locals as their
team is more seasoned.
Complete results on tne iirst
debates held two "weeks ago were
received Wednesday by Principal
J. S. Nelson. Dallas leads the per
centage column In group one,
composed of the larger schools.
with eight points, all possible to
make in the tow debates. Al
bany won one debate 3 to 0 and
the other 2 to 1. giving seven
points. Salem Is third with five
points, Lebanon four, Woodburn
and Corvallis each three and Inde
pendence and Silverton each one.
In the smaller schools of the
district, Newport leads with six
Dolnta. Mill Cltv and Stayton each
ia" four points and Brownsville
Two more series and then a
conte3t between group one and
two winners will be held before
the middle Willamette represent
ative is selected. In the event
of a tie, t will be decided before
Miss Isabel Chllds, graduate of
Salem high last June and now a
freshman at Willamette, will be
n the chair for the debate here.
Judges will be members of the
State Normal School faculty.
A real sensation is expected in
the house of representatives today
when H. B. 18S. introduced by Mr.
Kubll of Multnomah county, la
brought In by the Judiciary com
mittee with a "do pan; reoort.
This Is the measure that seeks to
combine the state budget act and
the state purchasing act. patting
The! them both under a state efficiency
.!Jl...l.. . Jl . ... ... .
uireciur, wuose u a uea n win om
to make up the state budget and
buy the state supplies.
The bill provides that "the gov
ernor shall have direct supervi
sion, direction and control of es
timates of the requirements, of the
various activities of the state, pub
lic or private, supported or aided
in whole or in part from moneys
disbursed through the state treas
ury, and shall have, direct super,
vision, direction and control of the
purchase for the state of Oregon
and each and every department,
institution, board, commission, of
fice and bureau or agency of all
supplies, and further provides for
the. appointment of a state effi
ciency director whose duties It will
be to make up and provide a state
budget and to purchase supplies.
Fund of $30,000 Asked
The Kubll bill carries the pro
posal for $30,000 for the carrying
out of the act during the coming
biennium, and It carries an emer
gency clause. Complete directions
for all workings of the act are
given in the measure.
Incorporated in the measure are
many of the features of H. B. 239.
Introduced "by Anderson, Carkin
and Hamilton, which by amend
ment of the act of. 1927. provide?
for the -revision of the budge'
after adoption, for the revision of man.
aifalrs, books and accounts rela
tive to receipts, and expenditures
and requiring a system of account
ing to be kept as prescribed by the
At Benefit Event
Much applause was won by the
Parrish Junior high band at the
concert Wednesday night in the
scnooi auditorium. Several hun
dred persons attended the concert
given to raise a fund to buy in
struments for the band.
The numerous solos and the
cornet sextet received particular
response from the audience. A -vocal
solo by Helen Benner was one
of the features of the program.
Those playing solos were Nathan
Stein bach, violin; Bert Broer.
trombone; Richard Pierce saxo.
phono. Prof. O. P. Thayer, direct
ed the band.
RUTH M'COiELL TO
BE IHRIED TODAY
Dr. IJorse Reviews History
and Works of New Sa
Dr. W. B. Morse addressed mem
bers of the Salem Woman's club
and interested visitors at the club
house Wednesday afternoon con
cerning the needs of the Salem
general hospital and the value that
tnis institution is to tne commun
INDIANAPOLIS. Jan. 30.
(AP) Having announced their
Intention to marry tomorrow
Miss Ruth McConnell,27 year old
music and art student, and Ken
neth B. Coulter, 43, - Clifton
Springs, N. T. capitalist, whose
romance recently gained nation-
wide publicity, tonight were be
lieved to be at the McConnell
The couple obtained a license
yesterday but could not be located
today. Dimmed lights provided
the only greeting for reporters
who knocked at the door tonight.
One newspaperman declared he
glimpsed Coulter, in his wheel
chair, watching him from a win
dow. Miss McConnell last December
fled by train from Rochester. N.
to San Francisco, pursued by
Or. D. T. Meeker in an airplane,
the girl won the race when the
physician's airplane was forced
down In Nevada. Apparently
Or. Meeker had been com ml a-
d to follow the young wo-
he hospital board is appointed
by the practicing physicians, coun.
ty. Judge, mayor, president of
chamber of commerce, and the or.
phans horns board.
"This board," Dr. Morse point,
ed out. "is doing all It can at pres
ent with the means provided. As
things are the hospital is paying
Kb way with a small sum to go
for improvement, but there is little
ability to do charity work which is
one of the services a hospital
should be in a position to offer.
Charity will be made possible only
through endowments, and so far
there has only been 31000 given
as an endowment.'.'
Dr. Morse said $10,000 was an
amount, which, used as an endow
ment, would offer 35 pedple a hos
pital bed during each year for all
The policy and management of
the Salem general hospital was in
terestingly sketched. It was told
that the hospital became a stan
dard hospital according to the
American College of Surgtons in
Staff To Assist
"It has been said." said Dr.
Morse, "that hospitals are money
He pointed out that members of the
The reverse is true. If there were
no hospitals doctors would make
more money." and from here he
enumerated the hours of detail, of
board meetings, and hospital re
gime which must all be done as
the brdlnary course of the doctor's
hospital duties and without pay. '
He polned out that members of the .
community profit most. Lives are
saved by efficient treatment, per. .
lods of Illness are shortened, and '
families are left free to ro on
about their dally tasks while a.
sick member Is cared for in a
hospital. He also pointed out that
as an economic benefit the Salem
general hospital gives soma $4,600
into the city as hospital overhead
every month. - ,
Dr. Morse closed by saying that
the staff of the Salem general
hospital had canvassed itself and
was now pledged to place $1,900
Into the hospital fund annually.
"Will Salem residents match
this loyalty?" asked Dr. Morse.
"So far only a trifle over S00 Sa
lem residents has contributed to
the hospital fund. ;
LEON TROTSKY W
DE EXILED. REPORT
(Continued from page 1.)
Trotzky were disclosed to tho
Jewish Telegraph Agency here by
a leading Soviet official who has
arrived in Berlin on a visit from
He said the decision to exile
T"eti!kv from the Soviet union was
taken by the Politbureau, the most
important branch of the Soviet-'
government, after a long discus-.
slon. Of the ten members of the "
Politbureau, five voted for Trots-
ky's banishment, one abstained
from voting, and four toted
against. The resolution was pro-
posed by Joseph Stalin, Trotzky's
MOSCOW, Jan. SO (AP) The
Soviet government has declined
thus far to Issue an authoritative
statement on the whereabouts of
Leon Trotxky. Rumors that the ex
iled leader has been banished from
Russia spread rapidly through
Moscow today. . -
COUNTY I HONORED
CAB NET FORM FOR
ST1TE IS OFFERED
(Continued from page 1.)
shall be in charge of a board of
directors to be known as the state '
board of education.
AH directors shall be appointed
bv the governor in such a manner
and under such safeguards as shall
oe established by law and shall
serve during his pleasure. Appoin
tive officers and employes shall be
selected on a merit basis.
(Continued from page 1.)
clared. "And besides," he added.
you get a years' supply for a
Mr. Alexander refused to make
any comment on such topics as
whether the legislature should
meet every two years or every
four, whether the proposed tax
measures should pass, or whether
or not tnere snouia De -a law
oassed to prohibit snow from fall
ing In Salem during sessions ol
the two houses.
Strangers arc not strang
ers long at The Fielding.
A beautiful downtown ho
tel with a friendly air of
welcome,. Among leading
theatres and shops.
Room and Bath
Ernest F. Peteksos
.FAMOUS I OR COMFO TJ.T
Closes at 9 P.M. Saturday
Throughput Entire Store
(Contract Goods Excepted)
Buoy Now alt inhece SavOmigs
A small deposit will hold any article for future delivery
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Tlrt;econd; third! Flashing i
boat Baees in December, trim rao
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It gives me great pleasure to
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Tlammond after his MIs West
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in the 151 en. Im. unlimited class.
MWFern Creek 2L"and"Mi.s
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places in both heats of the iree-lbr-all
hydroplane race, the former
with a broken oil line held fat phieo
by a mr rhenlc 1 Hero again Aiooo. -atsd
Enm Gasouks gavo the son-
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ores finest motor performance.
Associated Gasoline, Too
And "Mia Houston 4th.," fow
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