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TEST OF WELLS
Now He's on the Job ;
Virtually All Testimony Mow
In; Opposing Counsel to
Alleged Murderer of Lewis
Dickerson May be Given
Hanging Sentence '
r.nnVAix.IS. Ore.. Mar. 27.
iap Umrlnc vtu amaHag
.wmnem the trial ol Lansa Bry-
ant. 20. tor th marder or
mini TMeicerson. urexon siw
College fonne. grid tar and a-
!tant eoach. ended' th third flay
with all direct testimony for both
i-nantlnn : and defense before
th lurr todar. V
Court afljournea iaie in uwr-
noon to permit tne pmeeauon
r; i;morV morning State
Miun rlniu.l I or ids uircuiu
MrHcnrt esUmated that
noim-ore than 20 mlnnte. wonld
i - nA r.i.i
. .v. . . nt
monr. lnaicauns iuc wu 6vi.vuaa uivu vuiu iuuuc if
to the Jury not later than Thurs-
imj -r. : .i i .4.
State Rests Caee :
Kartr IAftersiCm"'-s - f
The state completed Us ease . at
vii oVlock this afternoon, de-
rotlng bt four.yoiirs to examln-
atlon ot 21 witnesses, mciuums
tti timm ennsnmed by cross exam'
inatlon. Mark Weatherford, chief
defense attorney, called but four
rltnecnoa. H- examined them in
ai .imost"berfunctory manner,
testimony being enlivened by the
grilling hair nour cross examina
tion of the defendant by Arthur
rirv anAf Ul state nrosecutor.
The state continued its case this
afternoon by calling Dr. Harry An
derson, who attended wcxerson
after the "latter was stabbed by
Bryant while escorting Mae Trox
ell, pretty waitress to her home,
early on the morning of Decem
Anderson testified that the
wound was mortal and that "no
sane man could have expected him
to survive'' even though Dickerson
lived four dgys after be suffered
the WOUna. ; - - . .
assistant at the hospital, tesUfied
that Dickerson had told Her Bry-
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nKl.AHOMA CITY. Okla., Mar.
27. (AP) Three of the nine
Justices of the Oklahoma supreme-
court, including the chief Justice,
tonight were under Impeachment!
charges with the prospect oi iriai
before the state senate court, after
a day of voting injthe house of
Ten additional charges were
voted against Chief Justice
Charles W. Mason, who was lm-
All of eleven charges reported
aeainst JusUce J. W. Clark were
adopted by the house, and nine of
the ten charges reported against
Justice Fletcher Riley also were
adopted.' One article against
Rilev failed of adoption when it
received only three votes, with COS
opposed. Ten charges were re
ported against Riler hy the house
investigation committee. ;
The furore aroused br publica
tion last week of letter by Sen
ator John Rice of El Reno, charg
ing attempted briberrtin the im?
peachmeat trial of Henry S. John
ston, who was removed from the
governor's office, because a closed
incident today when Rice was rep
rimanded before the senate by
Senator Guy I. Andrews, appoint
ed tor the task by his fellow sen
ators. Rice also was shorn or his
Income Tax Liens
J-'t ' V VI . I
r Ilea Oil 1 fleatrPfZ
SAN FRANCISCO , Mar. 27.
(AP) Five San Francisco thet
tre men and one amusement cor
poration were , made defendants
bere today by income tax liens
filed in the .United States court.
They allege income tax deficien
cies with penalties, running from
a few hundred dollars to more
man 110,000. r :
Lindbergh Will be
Wed at Morrow's
, Summer Residence
BOSTON', Mar. 27. (AP)
The Boston Traveler today
aid it had learned that Col
oael Charles A. Lindbergh
and Anne Morrow wonld be
married at the Morrow sum
mer hone at North Haven,
Me. The newspaper aaM the
wedding wonld take place fat
Jne In accordance with an
aanoancement made by Mr.
and Mrs. Dwight Morrow la
Mexico City. .
No farther plans were giv
B. beyond the fact that the
caretaker, of the rammer
home, Herbert O. Grant, was
preparing for the arrival of
the Morrows early la June,
men on m
Apartmen t 'ftbusel Meix Scle isDWe
That of Portland ; Rating Bureau '
; Holds Scale is Equitable h
Despite the professed senerositT
of the Oregon insurance ratine
bureau in the matter of fire in
surance rates in Salem, owners
of apartment houses and other
large buildings here are still of
the opinion that these rates are
too high, and are - preparing te
launch an aggressive eampaignlto
obtain a reduction. It 'was, indi
Sereral weeks ago several own
ers of this class of property . began
an-, .investigation into the , rea
son why rates in Salem arc ; near
ly twice as high as those In Port
land for the same class of build
In response to an inquiry, the
rating bureau called attention to
the fact that since 1924, Salem
..i.!." " V. .r" J"!
has enjoyed a ratewhlch the bu-
i wuojucicti i iuu 111110 ill ijc
H per cent too low. In Yiew of the
tire protection then afforded, and
that the city , ha. not.yet made
an nr T n a lAniiinnB ta it m
1 foi.n. wnnTj ...i.i.
tuo rate enjoys.
i Surrey Shows Low
Bate Now la Effect
ThJ came about because -the
rating bureau did not adopt until
that year, the standards of the na-
tional board of underwriters; and
wnen via so ana made a sur
vey. Salem - was found to be en
joying an unwarrantedly low rate.
mo increase was made, but -citr
omciais were informed In 1926
as to what improvements were nee-
J essary to warrant the rate then In
REBEL FORCES YET
FAIL TO GiW FIGHT
Jimenez, Mexico City
Hears in Report : .
MEXICO CITY, Mar. 17 (AP)
I It was resorted tonlrfct am rood
" .vr, .V.. .i- i-
I SLS - ?r'I-
! ufng their retreat northward. Gov-
I ernment officials here" beiteve that
i General Escobar will not make a
stand Tgatnst General Calles fed
erals until he reaches Baeblmba
pass, a few miles south of the eity
I of Chihuahua.
JUAREZ, Chlh., Mar. 17.
( AP) A veil of silence tonight
shrouded developments in the Jl-f
menes sector of southern Chihua
hua, the main base of the revolu
tlonary army, where rebel forces
are believed to be concentrating to
make a stand aganlst the steadily
advancing command of General
Juan Andrea Almasan, 10,000
Revolutionary leaders in Juares
believed that a battle was Immi
nent in the desert fastness south
of Jlmenes which the federal army
was crossing on foot and in auto
mobiles today, since railroad fa-
ies were destroyed IVtheWbej
soldiers In their retreat northward
All Telegraph Unee
Insurgent leaders commandeer
ed, all telegraph lines south of
Juares to Jlmenes today for a
three hour conference with, Gen
eral J. Gonsalo Escobar, the rebel
commander in chief who is direct
ing the activities of a large com
mand. A rigid censorship, was in
stituted on private and press dis
patches te avjold any possibility of
news concerning rebel troop move-
(Turn to' Page 2. Column a.)
JOuTS LAW RIGHT.
- Ullff AiA", iq mi. in
(AP) United t States Senator I
Wesley I. Jones of Washington
attending a'district meeting of the
Klwanls club in Buffalo, today ex
pressed his belief that the law
which bears his name and classes
offenses against the Volstead Act
as felonious will make prohibition
a success without being made any
Senator Jones admitted that he
thought life Imprisonment as im
posed on a dry law violator in
Michigan vwas "severe. - adding.
'But it the fellow was an nabituai
criminal, I think the best thing to
do was.to lock him up, -
"The real purpose of-the law.
he said. Vis to catch those who
commercialise the business, the
The senator r declared that ne
had never taken a drink In his
life;' ' '
Arif NOW ltl Wield
"CT AWUW llA A 1C1U
More than ' halt of the . deputy I
assessors of the county are now
la the field and the remainder will!
get under way as soon as new
books can be prepared for them tolpervlsor of the job. . ..
use, Oscar Steelhammer, assessor,) The nfw dormitory. will be an
announced - Wednesday. v Few levant Annlleata of the ones COtt-
1 changes In established values will I
be made this year.
effect and to obtain an additional
reduction of 2.1 per cent.
The program then suggested by
tially the program which has been
in process oi completion since me
roters of Salem authorised the two
mill: annual lety for; fire protec
tion the following year.
A 'large part of this -program
has been completed and nearly all
or it wm be an actuality this year:
but the city has also exceeded the
rating bureau's - requirements in
some respects, and according - to
city officials conversant with the
situation, has not been given cre
dit for these additional items of
At any rate the property own
ers' who started this investigation
re planning to caU a meeting to
1 vi-v. n
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1 l.i0-.!?"?1' .a"er:
KUken to obUinT ZZZLZZ
Sam Burkhart, deputy sheriff
xor Marion county, is. Just one
better than any member of the
Canadian mounted nollce. A mem
ber of the mounted police always
sets bis man.
8am gets his woman.
Such was the concenana nf nnln-
km expressed by a handful of in
terested spectators Who Wednea-
aay anernoon watched pretty Rose
nanaaii, zo, speeding over the lo
cal postomce lawn, across state
street and past the Elks lodn.
With Burkhart nnnnln, i
terrifie speed, she was hardly
wa mo IUU1 BU11UUIK WHCB B
overtook her. Informed her that
lie had a warrant for her rrt J
and took her into custody. Ohserv-I
an within a radius of two blocks
I v. r
f nti thre? 'clock WM
resting; In the woman's section ef I
A. . . I
Yr iVi? ra,TM. MBt
w nwuwta axis, wuera an n i
wanted to answer a felonr eharre.
The exaet nature of the charge
was vot toia local officers. :--r--.
Burkhart, who measures some
stx rest in height and is propor.
uoneai accoraingir. first nnder-
took to apprehend the young wo-1
man inside the DOStof flea bund. I
ing. She saw, him coming, however, f
and having made his acquaintance
on a previous occasion, recognised
him at once. As Burkhart came in
the front door, she made a hastr
exit through the door on the south
side. From that moment on It was
a test of speed between the girl.
small but fast, and the officer.
iarge but raster. ,
Miss Randall spent three weeks
te the Marion county ian late in
ltlC, havlnr been found ruiltv of
snopiuung. in a local store.
PARIS; Mar. 27. (AP) Def
lnlte abandonments of the French
market by American motion pie-f
tare companies and the consequent I
cessauon or. the .aistribution or
French news reels by American I
producers were subjects seriously
considered today at a meeting of
representatives -of American mo-1 to in this ease. Try to enforce the
tlon picture houses in Parls.'-:1uw an4 see what happens. -
The meeting was called in con-1
sequence of , confirmation by the I
rrencn cinematograph syndicate I
of regulations requiring American
firms to take one French picture
for every three American films
sold in France.
ins Aiaciicaa . unit rcprswuia-1
Uvea at today's meeting estimated
inai-ii, wouia coss AmvricM pnr
dueers 2500,000 yearly to comply
with the- proposed hew regula
. An expected protest by exhibi
tors failed to materialise when the
question came up yesterday before
the elntematograph syndicate and
It Is feared that the new system
will be approved by the govern-
ment en a 2 :to 1 basis. ' "
Work on the new dbrmItorybe-1
Inr ontrneted . on the Indian
training axhool grounds at Che-
maw u wn under way. and In I
another 10 days briek laying will
k. n.A... vImVa vbn has the
Ibrkk work Job reported last night.
v...i. AAAaa MkV vlll rn Into
ItiVSMl -Swwww nr " - wj'tZ
tne two tiory Bimcmrc
tire Job Is being handled with day
ork. - William H. PetUt has
charge" of the frame construction
land Andrew Davis la general su-
str acted at ihe school about this
time a year ago. ' : - . -
Serious Over-Production is
Faced by Operators in
Companies Agree to go Baek
to Basis of Last. Year;
NEW YORK,. Mar. 27r-(AF)
In a directors room high In a Park
avenue skyscraper oil. kings of .the
world today agreed to take up the
slack In . a , market bulging from
surplus supply by going, baek to
their production basis of a year
ago. . v ,,
These men of millions also re
ceived and agreed to carry out a
recommendation for appointment
of a permanent organisation to
study with the department of com
merce and the federal oil 'conser
vation' board the "serious over.
production' existing throughout
Agreeing to these proposals
were such men as Sir Henri Det-
erding, managing director of the
Royal Dutch company; one or the
largest oil producers in the world;
Harry v Sinclair or tne Sinclair
Consolidated Oil company; W. C
Teagle of the Standard Oil com
pany of New Jersey; E G. Seu-
bert of the Standard Oil company
of Indiana and E. B. Reeser of
the Barnsdall Corporation of Tul
sa, Oklahoma and president of the
American .Petroleum institute.
trade organization through whose
(Turn to Pas 2, Column S.)
Citizens Irate at Killing of
Woman at Hands of Dry
Officer iri Raid
AURORA. HL, Mar. 17 (AP)
mends fit Joseph de King.
was .1.111 h Art
taiders after he had been struck
4w- -v .4 ivmi a
fractured skull, demanded an la-
r xraA nt?r.tir un.
hlbitlon. enforcement methods to-
A special grana jury ana a spe
cial prosecutor would be petition
ed, they said. If state's attorney
George D. Carbary did not present
the ease before the grand jury.
wrmnA Inrv. al-
though in. recess until AprU 17,
could be called' together when
ever the state's attorney .desired,
they said. The coroner's inquest
was continued to permit juaroary
and his assistants : to complete
their investigation and to wait un
til Rov 8mith. who fired the shot
that killed Mrs. Lillian De King.
recovers sufficiently to testify.
In the meantime, fearing vio
lence against Smith, a deputy sher
iff. Sheriff Leslie ureh postea a
rnard over Smith's bea m me
hospital. He was nursing a bro
ken leg. He was shot by the 12
year old son of Mrs. De King af
ter - she had been monaiiy
Apprehension, was felt over the
possibility of an invasion or tne
hospital, so high baa tne inaig-
nntlons - among '. Aurora citizens
I wish there was no such
thing as prohibition," said Smith.
vm throucfh wkh it and if t ever
am ordered out on any such jobs
as that one, I will resign rather
than ao. Prohibition . la a curse
to officers of the law,r ettlseas and
lerervone else. You see what it led
State's Attorney Carbary- said
he would present the facts of his
investigation before . the grana
jury without comment and if
Smith was indicted- he wouia
prosecute him. ,
WOODBURN. Mar.: 2 7. (Spe
cial) Four-Salvation Army so
licitors of Salem narrowly escaped
serious Injury when, due to a faul
ty steering mechanism, their ear
struck the ditch and turned over,
about a half mile north of Wood,
burn.-They were en the way to
Salem when the accident occurred.
The Rev. Henry Q. Hanson of
Woodburn, released the women
from the overturned sedan, and
took them to Woodburn, : where
their minor Injuries were treated.
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wa 9 wu
; JAfA fntllfitPil tfiT
ill C? I JiUlfwtCU IUL
CAPE MAT COURT HOUSE, N.
J Mar. 27. (AP) SUte troop-
era kept the Teaee la Ocean City
today while-the mayor. Joseph o.
Champion; and the clty'a entire
police force, n n : number, ap
peared in quarter "sessions court
here today to answer: to indict
ments charging nonfeasance; in
having permitted gambling, boot-
legging and rice.
reeling Runs High in Some
Sections of Globe as
Resentment Felt "
League of Nations Observes
No Clearly Outlined
Rule in Case
BEI.IZEr British . Honduras,
Mar. 27. r(Ap)--G. Russell .Tag-
gart, U. S. consul here, sought po
lice protection today, because oi
hish feellns over, the . sinking ef
the vessel I'm Alone.. Twq Bellsel
men were members of the crew.
The authorities are taking every
precaution to prevent an attack
on the consulate."
i GENEVA, Mar. 27. (AP)
The I'm Alone controversy has
aroused interest' here because the
law governing territorial 'waters
now Is lllv defined. It will be on
the agenda of an international
law conference to be held at The
Hague next year. In preparation
for that conference the transit
section pf the league of nations is
studying; tne promem ox poncing
WASHINGTON, ' Mar. 27.
(AP) Further International com
plications in the sinking of the Ca
nadian rum-runner I'm Alone by
a coast guard patrol boat de
veloped today with the disclosure
that the seaman who lost his lire
was a French cltlsen and the
French embassy became active in
the ease. -
French Consul Finds
Records la Case
The first reports of the inci
dent said the seaman was a nat
uralized British subject, but the
French consul at New Orleans tel
egraphed the French embassy to
day that his Investigations snowed
that the seaman who was drowned
in the melee of the crew of the
I'm Alone in leaving the ship, was
The embassy immediately ca
bled the foreign office la Paris
(Turn to. Pas 2. Column S.)
Disagreement With Com
pany Grows Out of Trans
fer of Division Point
DALLAS. Texas. Mar. 27.
f API Officials of the Texas and
Pacific, railway here tonight said
they had ' not been notified by
representatives of the Railway
brotherhoods that ,eov train, en
sine and yard employes of the
road had. voted to strike because
of differences with the road.
Fred Barr. vice president or tne
Brotherhood of Locomotive fire
men and enginemen, spokesman
for all the brotherhoods affected,
said today the vote was almost
100 per cent In favor of a strike.
The Texas and Pacific changed
it division point from Longvlew,
Tex., to Mineolsr, Tex., in January.
Many rail employes, wno ownea
or were buying , homes at Long-
view, claimed the road snouia
make good their - property loss.
Mediation - failed, and the strike
vote was taken. Some of- the rail
officials and employes today were
honeful arbitration wouiov save
the situation. - ' '
- j; ASomerviner'Tlce president
of the Texas and Pacific said his
road did not discuss In other than
to say any notification of such a
vote should come to the road xrom
the locals affected Instead of the
national organization of the, broth
The vote was forwarded today
to the grand officers of the broth
erhood who officially "-review ail
PORTLAND, Ore., Mar. 27.
(AT) Aesop specialised In one-
moral fables. ' -' .. r:
But here's a true, tale with two
An : unidentified matt clad In
sweater and - golf knickers swin
dled an errand boy out of 1 10 to
night by a new tangled scheme: : r
He called a drug store ana or
dered two quarts of lee cream and
a box of wafers to be delivered at
an apartment house. i -1
"And be sure to bring change
for $10.00. this slicker cautioned.
When the errand boy arrived,
the knicker-dad Individual ten
dared a 220 check with instruc
tions to give him credit on his bill
at the druc store lor 10 ana.tooa
the change for the remaining fit.
Too late. It was found the swin
dler with a penchant for ice cream
did not : live in the apartment
house nor did he have an account
at the drugstore 5 - -: j
And the morals: . :-. - '
Necessity is' the mother of in
vention. - '.
And yon cant teU what will
wear knickers. 1
Colonel Henry L. Stimsoa who arrived fh Washington Tuesday and
promptly went into conference with President Hoover; In assuming
the secretary of state's position, Stimsoa takes his second cabinet
position, having been secretary of war under Taft.
LOGGER JO, KILLED
DarreH Downing Dies Al
most instantly in Falls
FALLS CITY. Ore., Mar. 27.
(SDeclal) Darrell Downing, 80,
was killed almost Instantly when
boom line struck him in the
neck as he was working at a log-
. . .
gmt camp zv miies we oc ner
at 2 p. m. today. The body was
Uken to Dallas tonight, accom
panied by Gus'Welse, superinten
dent; and Archie Hesseman, fore
man, both of the Willamette Val
ley camp and in authority over
pownlng. They were to appear
at a' coroner's Inquest to be held
at Dallas tonight by C. W. Henkel,
Downing was head loader and
was assisting with the loading of
a heavy log when the accident oc
curred. According to reports
reaching here tonight, the log slid
unexpectedly, causing the heavy
boom line to move suddenly to
one side and strike Downing with
He is survived by a daughter,
14, and a brother, Harry Down
ing, of Stay ton.
EMPLOYE OF STATE
Ira William Follls, correspon
dent tor .the industrial accident
commission since he came to Sa
lem six years ago from Washing
ton, died shortly after noon Wed
nesday. Mr. Follls left his office
about 11 O'clock Wednesday morn
ing because he did not feel well
and had been home but a abort
time when he died. He suffered a
Slight paralytic stroke about three
years ago." "r." ; " ':'.
Mr. Follls would have been 51
years . old .next month. : He was
born in Linn county, near Stay ton,
April 29, 1278, and when but
eight weeks old moved with his
parents to Washington, where he
resided until coming hereof i
.Besides hS- widjw, Jes3ie, and
one son, Gibson, he is survived by
his parents. Mr; and Mrs. Inke
Follls. all of Salem,, Two sisters.
Mrs.. Ora Laird of Salem and Mrs.
Ellis Laird of Portland also Sur
vive, as do several nieces andne
phews.' t yy.'-i ' 4"
Mr. Follls was a member of the
Masonic' lodge, the Order of Am
aranth, the Eastern Star and the
United Artisans. He was also a
member of the . Presbyterian
church.., ' f .' ---ii''-i
Funeral ; services will be held
Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock
from ' the Fltst Presbyterian
church Rev. N. K. Tully of the
local chureh and ; Rev. W- Bu
lowing services here the remains
chanan of - Portland officiating.
Following services here the re
mains will be shipped to Garfield,
Wash.; tor interment. Remains are
in cref the Terwilllger funeral
home. - - . . - -
1 . Not Transporter
" ' " ' - ' -f-. sc , ,
-; SAN FRANCISCO, Mar. 17.
CAP) The liquor laden automo
bile of John Perry, retired Pebble
Beachr capitalist cannot be con
fiscated by the government be
cause it was a container and: not
a transporter." United- States. At
torney Hatfield ruled here today.
. , The -automobile was found to
contain liquor when It arrived
here oa a Teasel March IS-.
Dr. E. C. Brown Sets Up
Special Fund forSo
Roy R. Hewitt, as dean of the
Willamette university law school,
will share with the secretary of
the Oregon state board of health,
the president of Reed college and
the dean of the University of Ore
gon medical j school membership
on a speclalboard'tof trustees to
Brown, who - has just announced
that upon his death most of -his
estate will go to form an endow
ment fund for social-hygiene edu
cation In Oregon.
Dean Hewitt has been actively
interested in social hygiene work,
and the naming of the Willamette
university law dean is presumed
as a tribute to his keen interests
in this work as well as the service
the dean will be able to give the
Drf Brown, a. retired Portland
medical practitioner, made his an
nouncement to the Oregon Social
Hygiene society, informing that
body, that beginning July 1 and to
his death he will contribute not
less than $5000 a year to research
and education in the sex problems.
His life contribution and perpet
ual endowment on death was
made because he believes social
hygiene "the - most fundamental
work in the interests of young peo-
ple than could be . done' today.'
Dr. Brown is a member of the ex
ecutive committee of the state so
cial hygiene body.
No Change Comes
In Condition of
; No change rd the condition of
Walter .. Shattuck, - who . lies . at
death's door following an accident
at the Spaulding mill Tuesday af
ternoon, was reported Oate Wed
nesday night ata local, hospital
where he lies unconscious. An op.
eration was .performed 'Tuesday
and pieces of his skull, fractured
when a pile of lumber fell on Shat
tuck, were removed. . " -
Gerald Harty, Injured at the
same time Shattuck was. is well
on his way to recovery.
StdckPrices Come Back f:'
Strong to Recover Most ! .
Of Groijmd Recently Lost
By STANLEY W. PRENOSIL
Associated Press financial Editor
NEW YORK, Mar. 27(AP)
New York bankers smashed the
money,-Jam in Wall street today
by supplying sufficient funds to
keep the call money rate stabilised
at 16 per cent -and stock prices
rallied In spectacular fashion,-recovering
most of the ground lost
In the two preceding; sessions, -r"
Chief credit for leading the
"bull forcer - and . " thousands of
small speculators - - and investors
still In the market out of the wil
derness of, despair was 'given, to
Charles E. Mitchell president of
the National City b a n k, who
loaned - the - bank's .- funds f f eely
when the, call rate threatened .to
go above the 20 per cent level on
Tuesday and served notice today
that the "bank was prepared to
lend f 25.800,0 00 : additional, if
400-GalIon Flow Per Mi-
- 'Ute at Test Sites
Water Not Hard But Rather
About Same , as That
From River . ,
f Tests of the well drilled recent
ly en Madison street for the Ore- ,
gon-Washington Water - Service .
company to determine the - feasi
bility of utilizing well water te " -supply
Salem's needs, were highly
successful: in fact more so than
officials of the company had ex
pected, it was stated Wednesday. ' m
The well furnished' a teady -flow
in excess of 400 gallons per
minute. - but company official
were of the opinion that a 400 sal
ion flow would be the maximam
that it would be advisable te
pump. In view of the danger, ever " - :
present where wells are pumped
steadily, of fine silt depositing at '
the Intake and diverting the flew. -
The Important result of the i
tests, however, was the discovery) j 1 i ,-
that the water contained very Mt-- h
tie of the chemical elements which
cause hardness. The percentage
of these elements was not appre
ciably in excess of that found i '
Willamette river water. p
More Wells May
Be Drilled Here
The company has not yet decid
ed whether more wells will be
drilled. The, drilling equipment
has been moved to Vancouver,
Wash., to ' deepen a well there
which has proven unsatisfactory.
Before that task is completed, the
company will have decided wheth
er to continue drilling here.
The experiment with wells was
started several weeks ago, prior
to the company's tentative deci
sion to build a filtration plant aaeT
continue to use Willamette riser
waer but take it from a new
source up stream from any sew
age outlet here, and at a point
which would eliminate the - pe
line across the slough.
DETROIT. Mar. 27. (AP)
Because of a woman's jealousy m
huge narcotic ring operating fas
Detroit and New York; which fts
said , to' have yielded a net profit
to its leaders of $1,000 a day over
an eight year period, was believed
wrecked today with sentencing ef
four persons in federal court. -
Harry Reiter, 24, leader of the
group, was sentenced to ten years
In the federal penitentiary at Lea
venworth, the -first year to be
spent in solitary confinement.
With him were sentenced Edna
King, with whom he lived In a
luxurious apartment -here; Reis
er's lieutenant, Moe Raskin, and
Raskin's wife, Irene.
- Miss King tipped federal agente
to the activities of the ring be
cause of attentions Reiter pa4
ether women. She drew a 2V6 year
sentence in the prison at Rutland.
Vt, Raskin was sentenced to fe
years in Leavenworth and his wife
to six months in the Detroit house
ef correction. ;
Narcotics valued .at'"$2S,0w .
were found In Reiter's apartment
when It Was raided, - - 4
Few Vacancies iri r-
, , Most: of the ..vacancies In
county schools- are .. la the os
room 'schools, as. near as can be
ascertained from the. reports new
coming - In to the county school
superintendent's office. A num
ber of districts Jiave made no re
port at ' all, ; and ' others have re
hired most or all of their teachers
for another year. There has beea
no decrease in the number of per-.
sons seeking ; teaching . positiora.
several applying dally. i
necessary $5,000,006 each at
1$. 17, 18. 19 and 20 percent.
This actio n Immediately,
brought an Influx of funds from
dence which had been badly shak
en by the drastic decline. In the
early part of . yesterday's recerd
breaking session.'-. ConsldercVe
significance was attached In fWaS
street to Mr. Mitchell's action sl
cause he Is a director of the New .
York Federal reserve bank which
has been active In attempting t
carry out the federal reserve board
policy of forelng a substantial re
duction In speculative borrowings.
."So tar as this institution ta
concerned." Mr. Mitchell wse quot
ed as -saying, "we feel tbat we
hare an obligation which is para-''
mount.: to any federal . rveerre
warning, or anything elrc. to T-
ert, so far as lies within onr pow
er, any dangerous crisis In .fco
money market "