The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, April 05, 1929, Page 1, Image 1

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From the. First States
man, March St, 1UL
Salens, Oregon, Friday Horning April 6, 1929
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Complicated Situation Aired
Before Court in Confer
ence Thursday
Institutions Advance Offer
? I Inyolvirig Release Frorn
- Levy if or 1928 "
s The problem of ' an amicable
I and eqnltable settlement of Mar-
i Ion eounty'e- tax problem
plicated by the existing situation
; regarding six national banks, was
. . exhumed for a bearing In ; the
- county court Thursday. The re-
V mains ere giren. careful Tlewlng
t but no burial of the difficulty Is
expected before court officials and
r" county bankers meet again Tues-
r. 1 1 ' -
I. Iiike OliTer Twist.- Marlon coun
f ty, represented by the court, seeks
I more. And the bankers, with a
federal court decision exempting
. them , from . stock . taxation, " are
I unite iwilllng t Sle?the . existing
payment of taxes staiid as satls
i factory, iC:.t,r:..- :
; Bankers Say "Let
WeU Enough Alone. :
Tersely stated the proposal, of
the six national banks is to con
stitute $7768.93. total amount
paid on 1926 and 1927 lerles. as
payment in full for 192J, 1927,
wiil8fiT- Tf the court accepts this
proposal the banks agree among
themselves that they will not ask
for any - tax refund and will ar
; range an equitable distribution of
- the different amounts of taxes al
; ready paid by the six banks. This
total represents approximately 23
-per cent of the total' taxes levied
I against the six banks In the three
years. - -
v, Peeling that such a payment
will greatly handicap the county.
the court aslw a payment of at
- least 13099 more or fully 35 per
ieent of the taxes for the three
i years although the court feels that
i this amounj is not adequate.
. Judge Siegnuind, speaking for the
court Thursday, said that he felt
the 4aaks were morally obligated
- because of governmental protec
x tlos they received, to come to the
4 eounty.'s assistance with . a more
? liberal payment than proposed: He
admitted that under the federal
I court decision there was no means
; available to compel national banks
? to pay more taxes than already
(Turn to Page 2. Column J.)
- NEW YORK, Apr. 4 (AP)
Jules W. "Nicky" Arnsteln and
1 two other men were arrested" today
as fugitives from Justice. Police
- said that they were wanted In
I Taunton, Mass., for the, larceny
of 12,000 from a hotel owner
whom they were alleged to have
swindled In a theatre merger
' scheme. - .
Arnsteln, who was booked un
der the name of Jules M. Arnold,
gave his occupation as a real es
tate broker." The others arrested.
James Thompson and Harry Fields
said they were a theatrical pro-
- motor and. a - theatrical manager
I Th'ey were- arrested on a bench
-warrant 'issued.-im New Bedford,
. Mass on December 20, 1928, on
' complaint of Thomas Kearn, of
Ryanham Center, Mass., the hotel
owner. Police here said their in
formation -was that the three in
terested Kearn in a theatrical
merger. Induced him to draw $32,
909 from the bank and then left
on December 5, 19 28 wit the
. SBoaeyy '"' "c.t' 17 'y, :
' ' Detectives i satd they Jtraeed
. Thompson - to Miami, Fla and
then to New -York, He was arrest
ed v today on Broadway and dis
closed tha whereabouts of . Arn-
" stein andflelde, where Uke a
abort time later. ' . ' -
DetaHs of Critical Battle V
Show Mexican Rebels are
Now in.BTigfit Northward
?i By The Associated Frees '
V$ JUAREZ, Mex4 April, 4.--(AP)
V -i-Train passengers reaching here
-; lata today and message a to Mexi
. can rebel leaders in Juares said
tonight that General Jaan Andrea
Almaxan, federal leader who cap
' tared Jlmcnes had been caught In
. a trap between Insurgent forces
r In Jlmenes and Escalon.. . .
-, 1 The main . body of the Mexican
revolution was smashed to pieces
" in one of the bloodiest battles ia
revolutionary history-when a pur
S " suing federal army caught up with
r Insurgent troop trains at La Re
! forma, state bt Chihuahua-Feder-.
Z al cavalry was last reported hotly
v 'y pursuing the scattered bands of a
'. nee powerful force.;. ;, ' , "
k -' Eight hundred rebel- dead lay
piled la three heaps beside ; the
- ' railroad tracks at La Ref orma and
K one thoasand wounded were being
e red for by the federals when the
Hoover's Right Hand Man
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Iiadies and areatlemen, meet Sir. George Akeraoa and bis capable
wife. AVhen yon go to Washington Mr.' Akeraoa Is the right party
mil vwvJ v a. v muv if1 vowv nv.
Where Ate Salem's Noted
Men Buried? Aumor Asks
Help from Local Citizens
Lucian Lamar Knight of Atlanta, Ga., Sends
Inquiry to Recorder Poulsen Who
Passes Request on to Public
Where are Salem's famous
men buried?
Information on this point has
been asked of City Recorder
Mark Poulsen, by Lucian Lamar
Knight, of : Atlanta, Ga.. who is
preparing a work on "Ameri
can Historic Shrines and Sepul
chres." , :
First of all, the author wants j
to know where the following '
outstanding men in Oregon's
pioneer history are buried:'
Hon. Benjamin F. Harding,
U. S. senator 1862 to. 181$. ;
"Hon. ' Samuel R Thurston,
Oregon's first territorial dele
. gate in congress, 1849
Hon. Rufus Mallory, ' con--gressman
1367 to 186$.
Hon. Stephen- F. Chadwick.
governor ; of Oregon 1877 to
1878. ''-;.H.t-''';--'
Hon. George K. Shiel, con
gressman 1861 to 1863. v
The author states that all
these men, according to his un
derstanding, were residents of.
Salem, and presumes that most
of them were buried here.
Information which will assist
him In complying jrith . the
Georgia writer's request, is
asked by Recorder Poulsen,
h Hon. Samuel R. Thurston is
buried in the L O. O. F. ceme
tery here his grave being sur
mounted by a monument erect
ed by the people of 'Oregon
through a legislative act. '
. Hon. James W. Nesmith, not
Included in the list but certain
ly worthy of mention along
with those listed, is buried at
the farm which he owned west
of RlckreaU. He was Oregon's
congressman from 1873 to
1875. . '
. There are innumerable other!
famous ' men buried in, Salem
and vicinity, who deserve men-,
tion In a, work such as the, At-,
lanta man is preparing. " "
Operatic Star id -Sing
tor Hoover
Lawrence Tlbbett. a few years
ago an almost unknown singer,
probably will be the first operatic
star to visit the White Honse for
a concert before . president , ana
Mrs. .Hoover. The redUI ; la ex
pectedto : take place 'soma time
this menth although the definite
date has not been set. - .
Associated t Press ... Correspondent
with federal commander's Alraa
aan's army arrived at the battle-
tieid. - rr: -
General Almaxan had not com
pleted' his check of federal cas
ualties, which were temporarily
put at 42 killed and an' ande
termined number of wounded.
Rebel Lealer Flee - -vv,,-Before
Battle Occnrs v 11
The Insurgent leaders escaped,
Generals Bcobar and Urbalejo
getting away from Jlmenes in au
tomobiles April J.-v--Vfc
..JA force of 2,109 rebels,' the last
to abandon Jlmenes on April 1 2,
was caught at La Ref orma by-Several
cavalry and airplanes as de
stroyed railway bridges were being
feverishly repaired. The work had
been completed and the troopjxala
was only a quarter of a mile short
of the last repaired bridge on the
road to safety and Chihuahua city
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Address Made Before Salem
v Realty Board After His
Return From South '
,. Declaring that he was thorough
ly" sold. on . irrJs&tMn following a
recent ' trip to California, where
water Is king, George Vick Thurs
day noon told the Salem Realty
Board that that body could be in
strumental in starting an indus
try which would bring millions of
dollars to Salem. ;
- Mr. Tick's plan would be for
the Realty Board, or any service
organisation, to purchase a 49
aere suitable tract in Howell Prai
rie, put down a well and Irrigate,
setting the land to filberts. Con
fident that this would do for Ore
gon what oranges and lettuce have
done for California, Mr. Vick sug
gested that alfalfa be raised on the
land until the filberts which Cal
ifornia can't grow and Salem can
reached a bearing state.
Oregon is deriving a great deal
of benefit from the California
tourist trade," Mr. Vick said,
adding that because of this he
would. like to. see Oregon more
loyal to California. It was his ob
servation while in the south that
California is not fighting Oregon;
rather Is that state ignoring Ore
gon any number of them admit
ting that they would prefer to
spend their summers in tha Wil
lamette valley of which they have
beard plenty. :
San Diego- furnished tha only
real booster spirit he encountered
on his trip, but despite the almost
boom program there,' the supea
dous building going on there, the
fisheries and . 1 3,9 0 0,0 0 9 monthly
government payroll gar a sense
of security there. . - .
Land values' he found tremen
dously high, and especially In the
orange and celery, sections. At one
stage of his trip, he encountered
a good deal of fog, but from Los
Angeles eeuth weather conditions
were ideaL
(AP) Tod Morgan retained his
championship here tonight By tak
ing six rounds of the tea round
fight with Zorilla, San Bias In
dian. It was a fast and furious
bout. .
" Morgan finished bis ten . round
battle with the weaving, bobbing
Saa Bias Indian with a badly
slashed left eye, but with a some
what decisive margin of 'victory.
The Associated Press score sheet
gave the champion ' six rounds;
Zorllla one, and tha rest even. ?s
1 Morgan's eye was cut la the
second round, either by a tramp
from the kinky head of the chal
lenger, or from, one of ..Zorilla'e
swinging rights. The injury seem
ingly but'' spurred the champion
on. His sharp shooting scored
heavily although - Zorllla contin
ually waa boring in with his ma
chine gun-like volleys. Morgan
took, the .last five rounds. Zorllla
was warned ln'two or three ses
sions for bitting low and against
butting with, his head in tha clin
ches. The champion also apparent
ly swung one left low, but Zorilia
declined examination. ' . --' v .
Vancouver Aviator and Port
land Policeman Victims .
. 'of Tragic Crash
Machine Nose-Dives From
Height of 400 Feet and
Buckles in Center
4 PORTLAND. Ore April 4.
(AP) Lieatenant Ralph A, Floyd
army aviator, was killed outright
and Asa F. Clement, Portland po
lice lieutenant, suffered injuries
from which he died four hours
later when the plane piloted by
Floyd crashed to the ground at
Pearson field, Vancouver, Wash.,
from a few hundred feet altitude
late this afternoon. Clement died
from internal injuries.
5 The plane nose-dived from a
helghth of 400 feet and buckled
in the center. Although there were
no eye witnesses, other Pearson
field aviators said they believed
Floyd was doing, a wingover and
went Into a spin with the motor
shut off, but was unable to regain
control of the' machine.
Compaaiaa Gives
Details of Event
L. D. Manciet, Portland police
man, said he and Clement went
to Pearson field for a pleasure
flight. Floyd and Clement took off
early in the afternoon but at 4,000
feet encountered a snow storm and
returned the plane to a hangar.
Winds abated, however, and they
went up again.
Floyd, 33 years old, was an au
tomobile salesman. He received bis
first training in the air .service at
San Diego. Cel., later , going to
France. During the world war
Floyd's plane was shot down and
he was captured but later escaped
from a German prison camp.
v Clement made regular trips to
Pearson field. He has been a mem
ber of the police department since
February, .1912. .
Members Of City Council to
Face Problem in Near
: Future, Report
Only 90 . more days before
Fourth of July! "
: With the annual local reproduc
tion of the Battle of the Marne
once more drawing near, members
of Salem's city council are report
ed to be. seriously considering a
curb on the : firecracker nuisance.
Merchants who have in the past
ordered large stocks of explosives
In anticipation of the noise test
which habitually has extended ov
er from four days to a week, are
hesitating to do so this year, fear
ing action on the part of the coun
cil -which would leave them with
nnnsable goods. , ; ;l - -f
No Drastic Rale
Contemplated Now
- Nothing quite ao drastic is con
templated, according to council
man who are in favor of the ban.
They would like to rule fireworks,
except in the hands of pyrotechnic
specialists duly licensed, out of
the city entirely; that may come
some day, but they feel that Salem
must be educated gradually to the
Idea that Independence ; day can
be spent agreeably .without resort
to the ancient Chinese custom of
lighting black powder capsules
and- watching them explode.
So theordlnanee which is ex
pected to be framed within the
next few weeks, will .go no further-
than -an attempt to bar the
setting oft Of fireworks within
the fire limits downtown.'
Such a measure. It la felt, would
do away with the worst features
of the annual firecracker orgy,
and still not arouse too muck op-
posltlon." W -': - :rr:-t- ; -
- Aside front the prolongation df
the practice for several days,' the
principal objection in recent years
(Turn to Pace S. Cehma I.)
: Theatre . Coupon
. for Kiddies Under -
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" This coapoai aad'five eekta -HriB
admit any, child- smder:
: l yearn to The Statesman
Jand CapHol Matinee, .- '
.'i' it'. ' r "' -t'l-
:h Friday or Sattrrday
' Bllsh's Capitol Theatre '
Xoa see the gripping story of:
Vv" Added -
v ftdl B. Ddmk,s
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The Godless GirF
AH Talkiag' Comedy
TftaphoM Acts aad '
Talkie New
Herder Stcry u f t
Hot Just Perfect
Of Had Assert
4 (AP) Lomis W. Car
son's story of killing Albert
Xelsom St, Louie, im 1024,
which bo anafolded - tm the
aherilf .here yesterday, waa
trae except tm the following
particalarss 1
It should have bcesi St.
Paul Instead of St. Loais;
- There waa no Albert NeL
ea, and, there was ao saar
der. ' ."". -
As a result Canon was lit
erally thrown out of Jail last
night after St. Paal police
wired there was nothing1 to
it. He appeared yesterday
with a "confessloa' of hav
ing killed Nelson, a friend.
In Jane, 1024 in St. Louis.
Seven Girls .
Now in Race
Staged Here
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Miss Mary K. Carrier, (00
South Church street, is the first
candidate for honor as "Miss Sa
lem." Early Thursday morning
her name was placed on a formal
entry blank at the Elsinore thea
tre which with the Oregon States
man is putting on the contest.
Six other girls Thursday signi
fied their intention to enter the
race for city-wide beauty honors.
They are:
. Miss Rose Wojniak, 249 South
Cottage street.
Miss Frances Sande, IS 95 Trade.
Miss Helen Turner, 1148 Hall!
Miss Phyllis Day, 945 Cheme
keta." Miss- Juanlta Powell, IS 4 9
North Capitol.
Miss Marie Stutesman, 14S0
Ages Vary From
10 to 25 Tears
Each young lady, who must be
between the ages of 19 and 25,
will be sponsored by a local bus
iness firm. Arrangements have
already been made for this fea
ture with Miller's,' Kafoury's,
Worth's, and Kay's Coat and Dress
shop.' Many other firms have indi
cated willingness to enter.
The first night of the Contest,
Thursday, April 11. the girls will
appear In an attractive afternoon
or evening outfit furnished by a
local store. The second night of
the contest the girls will wear
bathing suits. Beauty, grace and
form are qualities on which Jud
ges will determine this most at
tractive young lady to be "MJae
Salem" in the statewide elimina
tion. The winner locally will have
all her expenses paid for a trip to
Portland where "Miss Oregon"
will be chosen' to represent the
state at. Galveston, Texas in
Every entrant here has an equal
opportunity to capture state-wide
honors and to obtain the much de
sired trip south.
BATON ROUGE, La., April 4.
(AP) Disposition. of $9,000 of
state funds drawn from a Baton
Rouge bank by Governor - Huey
P. Long in twenty dollar bills for
entertainment of the National
Governors conference in New Or
leans last November, was the sub
ject of-sharp quizzing today by
the Loufoiraa honse of resre-
sentatives sitting' in impeachment
Judgment upon the young execu
tive. . . .
The governor's accusers charged
la. the impeachment resolution
that he diverted part of this fund
tor private use and naa never sub
mitted an accounting.
. Automobile salesmen testified
today that the day after he drew
the money, from the beak he be
came interested la a new automo
bile and a few days later paid the
6COTTS C1TT; Kansas. Apr. 4
(AP) 'A short flight taken to
warm up the motor of an airplane
fa ' which six men had planned to
make a - trip" ended - fatally here
this morning when the shin- crash
ed to. the ground and -burst. In to
flames, burning to death Its two
passengers. Dr. C. C. MeGlnnis and
Chester A. .RHey, both of Scott
CltT. and John Flonrnov of Wlch-
tta, the pilot, -
The ship, a moooslane owned
by Bert Schmidt of Hutchison, was
taken aloft 'by . Flournoy accom
panied by the two passengers
while; waiting, foe two. other men
to complete the party. When the
plane had attained an altitude of
about 500 feet and was turning
around, it suddenly : dived to the
ground after .which it burst into
flame, trapping the victims. inside.
-f The bodies were burned almost
beyond . recognition : when taken
from the wreckage. " i- $v-
Schmidt - and two other men,
John. Newsom and Wane Watt.
who were planning to take the trip
and who saw the crash said : they
could ascribe no - reason for' the
accident. Schmidt sair the plane
had recently been overhauled: aad
was in first class condition.
-: (Turn' to Tace X, Coinma a.
Wuhan Defense Collapses as
Cantonese General Goes
Over to Nanking x
Panic Prevails in Area Near
Hankow But No Serious
?, : Rioting Reported
HANKOW, China, April 4.
(AP)-The Nationalist govern
ment was victorious today in its
first serious clash with rebellion
In the provinces. Wuhan armies.
led by chiefs of the Kwangsi mili
tary group, collapsed before they
even had begun to defend Hankow
and are along the line.
Martial law has been declared in
the city
This' result of the recent hostil
ities seemed inevitable when Gen
eral Tu-Shalng, who held the bal
ance of power between the rival
armies, remained sitting on the
fence and Upeh generals declared
their neutrality in the quarrel be
tween the Nanking government
and the Kwanga party.
Cantonese Deeertlon
Brings Final Disaster ,
The final disaster for tha Kwan
gsi armies came today, when the
Cantonese general commanding
the seventh "Wuhan division went
over to the Nanking cause and left
a gap in the Kwangsi line through
which the government forces were
pouring in tomgnu
Nanking troops are expected
speedily to reach Hankow as the
whole of the Wuhan forces are re
treating in confusion. Panic pre
vails in Hankow and its neigh
borhood. Thousands of Chinese
civilians are pouring into the eon-
(Tura to Pas Z. Column 1.)
Weather Man Gets Confused
Sending South Wind to -Puzzle
Jupe Fluvfus got all tangled-up
Thursday and brought snow with
a south wind. Just as rare a thing
as balmy weather with a noreast-
er in Maine. Sunny weather was
in order when the town woke up
but by noon clouds had blown up,
then suddenly snow and sleet and
more snow, then hall, then well,
towards midnight It seemed spring
was back again.
The March lion was, a month
behind time for his regular-month
was really decent according to all
webf ooted persons. The mean max
imum temperature for March was
59 while the average minimum
was a good seven points aoove
freezing. -
Salem had Its scorchingest day
in March the 27th, when .99 was
record ejjL-and the lowest recorded,
leVVSme early en the morning of
the sixth. Only 2.51 lnehes of rain
fell during the month.
PORTLAND, Ore., April 4.
(AP) April showers turned to
snow through Oregon today and
cities, as. far west as Bend, Ore.,
reported heavy ana tnm coatings
while fruit growers feared contin
uance of 'unseasonable : temperature-would
mean thousands of dol
lars' loss through prolonging the
blossoming season. . - :
Although little snow fell? in
Portland, Marshtield and Astoria,
Ore., on the coast, reported a
steady snowfall which melted rap
idly, --v..--.' r- v
Bend experienced degrees
above-aero. r .' ' . . - ' '
Chilly weather, the government
metorologiat predicted, would con
tinue tomorrow. " ... '
AJ5TORIA, OreAprtl :-2i(AP
! v-
Astoria i experienced - Its first
April eaewfaU lav 40 years this
afternoon when a half -.inch
blanketed tha city. Temperature
fell to SS degrees. '?
Umatilla Indian
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Nbt Pardoned by
iSttfe Officials
BOISE. Idaho. April 4 (AP)
- Jack Cowapoo. Umatilla Indian,
who with a companion set the Lap
waL Idaho Jail afire, must remain
In tha state penitentiary a while
longer tha pardons board decided
today. " j ' - ' :-
p Luke Cowapoo, father; of the
boy, came from Pendleton, Ore.,
for. the second time1 to plead for
the release of his son, retelling the
story that Jack Cowapoo told at
his trial la Lewistoa, Idaho, that
-other Indian" set pre.
s- The state -contended the -Indi
ana fired the' Jail to escape after
they had been arrested on drunk
enness.' ... !--4 . -
ASTORIA. Ore, April 4- (AP)
Health authorities today warned
parents of .school children that
vaccination would be necessary to
cope with the smallpox situation
here . Seven cases have' been re
ported within tha last St. hours.
Select Policemen ;
T Examine Pidares : .
,10 Machin e Gats
;: ' Salem's aria guardians of.
the law at the police station
were seen Thursday night
poring over a catalogue list
ing machine guns for sale
the type known ia Chicago
and other centers of lawless
ness as "Tommy guns.
" Whether Salem's "finest"
Is to be equipped with these
defenses ' against.' gangsters
and general rioting, has not
been announced. The only ,
obstacles are the fact that
there is no provision for pur.
chasing them in the' city's
budget, and the further fact
that a two-maa' riot is the
largest experienced here in
many, years, aside from sta-
'dent uprisings which could
be handled marh more effec
tively with a fire hose.
Probably the blank condi
tion of the police blotter for
approximately 84 hoars,
, caused the. police to yearm
for more exciting beats than
they are required to patrol
Pioneers to
Be Treated
Pupils of the -sixth grade at
Washington school will present a
program in the assembly hall this
afternoon before a group of Ore
gon pioneers and parents. Under
the guidance of their teacher.
Miss Mary J. Wilson, they have
been correlating much of their
class work this semester with an
Oregon history project and the
program is being given to show
parents a part of what they have
learned in the study, now ended.
Several pioneers have been invit
ed as special guests.
During the project study, which
is simply relating all possible
classes to one general theme and
letting the students learn as much
as they can in all byways of the
theme, the teacher directing, 01
eource, the students have studied
historical events of the state, Ore
gon birds, flowers and scenic
beauties, the industries, travel.
health and other' lines of- progress
and endeavor. Elaborate charts
have been prepared showing the
historical development of health,
education,, amusements,, travel,
and Industry in the state. Poems
and short plays hare been written.
When parents visit the school
today they will see" some of the
Turn to Pace X, Column 7.)'
to be an OUT
NEW YORK, April 4. (AP)
Despite the intimation by Attor
ney Mitchell that the- American
Petroleum Institute's crude pro
duction curtailment program may
violate the. Sherman anti-trust
law, R. C. Holmes, chairman of
the, Institute's general committee
on production, said today he would
recommend that the plan be car
ried out without delay.
M. Holmes, who is president of
the Texas . corporation, said he
would recommend to the general
committee and the institute's re
gional committee that "we carry
on. without delay, as we have
planned to do', in whatever ways
and in every way that is open to
us to do properly and Jf by chance
we are held to be acting la res
traint of trade, leave it the courts
to determine whether.,, such re
straint is in the public interest or
not.- . .'! - .
Carle A Drams
To If rpgr
Leader of Veterans List;
The name of CoL' Carle Ab-
rams, like that of Abou ben Ah
dem of old, -led all the rest by
virtue of its priority in alphabeti
cal arrangement, when the Incom
plete-Toll of honor" at Capital
Post No. 9, American Legion was
made oat. ; ".:-
In conjunction with the legion
post's Intensive membership cam
paign, the New eOregon Statesman
begins today . publication ot the
honor roll as It stands at present.
AH present -members-who - have
paid their dues for 1929 will be
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80S Bank of Commerce Rhlg,
Dry Agent to Face Perjury
Charge m Connection
With Proh! Raid
Prisoner Defiant Stating He
has Done Nothing Wrong
to Cause Arrest
PONTIAC, Ills., April 4. (AP
Eugene Boyd Falrchlld, wanted
on a perjury charge which result
ed from the fatal shooting 10 days
ago of Mrs. Lillian de King at
Aurora in a .county dry raid was
arrested here late today.
Falrchlld "was held for Sheriff
L. L. Urch of Geneva, who raid
he would come here to take him' to
jail at Geneva. Authorities arrett
ed Falrchlld after receiving a Hp
from .Sheriff Urch that he had
come here from his home to Odetl.
Perjury In Signing
Warrant Charged
The charge against FairchiM
is that he perjured himself in sirr
ing a search warrant in which fee
said he purchased liquor at the
Aurora home of Mrs. de King.
Mrs. de King was shot to death,
her husband's skull fractured ,tha .
12 year old son terrorized and
Deputy Sheriff Roy Smith wound
ed in the leg by the de King boy.
Falrchlld testified at the in
quest he had not personally bought
liquor at the de King home, al
though he had so stated In the
"I have done nothing wrong."
he declared, defiantly today, "aad
I am not going to run away.
"Where was I yesterday? In
Springfield seeing my attorney,
who is he? I can't let that out
Investigation Sends
Defendant On Way
Falrchlld was reported to have
said Walter Millar, chief Investi
gator for the state's attorney gav
him $15 after the inquest and tM
him to get out of the country aad
stay out. This, however, Millar
denied, explaining the county had
given him the money because the
young man was without funds hav
ing been held three or four daya
by court procedure. -
Falrchlld, working for 15 an
each case he uncovered, finally
admitted that a casual friend, Phil
ip Johnson, bought the liquor
somewhere in the vicinity of the
de King home for him, declared
he knew nothing about tha law
and he signed the affidavit for the
state's attorney's office without
looking, at it. He signed-it be
cause he was told to, he explained.
"Why should all the blame be
put on me?" he asked. "I never
had any experience as an investi
gator and only took the Job se 1
could make an application for a
federal position.
Obscene Films
Bring Trial of
California Men
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 4.
(AP) After a federal court
Jury had viewed allegedly obscenw
motion picture films sent out freaa
Hollywood by Harry Winter, 52,
here today, it found him guilty rf
improper use of the maids. - :
: . W. J. Laravee. arrested .with
Winter on the same charge, plead
ed guilty to using the mails to de 7
fraud and will be sentenced Maw
7. ;r--; "'-- - " ' "
Is Present
tant Raymond H. Bassett, the JteW
tal at the end of . the day-beta
995. The coupon arranged t aav
sist the post ia obtaining a com
plete list of world war veterane 9a
Marion, eounty, is being published
again to give subscribers another '
opportunity to clip ft out and co
operate. In the legion post's pro
gram. .
. Following is the first- Install
ment of .names on the honor rolL:
Carle Abrams, D. C Ackermaa.
P. H. Acton, O. D. Adams, Robert
L. Adams. A. L. Adolphson. Henry
Ah reus, Rodney W. Alden, Geo raw
Alien. Albert T. Anaerson, usm
Anderson, H. P. -Anderson, Janets
W. Anderson, Ray Anderson, Earl
T. Anderson. A. W Arms, K. T.
Arnold. Harvey C, Arthur, BertJa
G Asseltine. Harris Ault, E. K
Austin, George W. Averett, Frank
H. Ayres. -
JT. Bassett, Post Adjutant, at
Salcsa, Oregon. - -