The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, April 06, 1929, Page 1, Image 1

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IWtlllJl nilllll As Inquiries Are Launched DuLlI IIJ olluln r. LUIilb lUuL Pf1 Mttlbt G I UnU
official Statement is Issued
From White House Upon
Illinois" Situation
Answering Question, Pres
ident Asserts Matter
Left With State
President Hoover believes tfiat
enioreeement 01 tn pronibiuon
act under federal officers Is pro
ceeding without excessive use of
authority and that as the killing
of Mrs. Lillian De King at Aurora.
Ill- was done by state officers.
there Is no cause for federal gov
ernment to participate In jthe in
jefltlgatlon. I : f
airs, do King waa kuied in a
raid on her home when Deputy
Sheriff Roy Smith fired upon her
and state authorities immediately
started an investigation of the in
Hoover Keeps Ere v
On Federal Officers
- Mr, Hoover feels that .the fed
eral enforcement authorities are
operating uader -stringent orders
as regards . thei luse . of . force In
making arrests for prohibition vK
olations. Since he took office there
has not been a case of any person
being killed by prohibition agents
in the enforcement of the law. The
order, which the -president consid
lvely prevented use of
undue authority, was one promul
gated more than , a year ago by
the treasury. It ordered prohibi
tion, agents not to use their wea
pons except to protect their lives
or to prevent the , commission , of
a felony.
Attorney General
Refuses To Act . - 1'
AURORA. UL, April S.(AP)
The attorney general of Illinois,
Oscar " Carlstrom today notified
Kane county 'officials he would
not conduct the investigation into
the killing of Mrs. Lillian De King,
the injuries receded by her' hus
band, Joseph, and the shooting of
a -deputy sheriff,; Roy Smith, by
the IS year old son of the couple
durina a recent nrohlbition raid.
-la a letter to circuit court Judge
John K.- Xiewhall, two reasons
. (Turn te pace S," Column .)
Superintendent George Hug and
Principal J.XC. . Nelson spoke on
the smoking situation before a
-boys assembly at the high school
Friday morning. Previous to the
administrator's talks, Dr. Edward
Lee Russell of the child health
demonstration talked n phases of
social hygieae. Mr. Nelson Jold the
boys -that no change tad been
made in the smoking boundaries
but cautioned them that; Any boy
caught? smoking on the school
grounds would be suspended im
mediately. r . ,
Superintendent Hug appealed to
the boys to watch their smoking
habits because. of the. impression
" they give townspeople and rlsitors
of the high school pupils. He
pointed out that according to law
most high school boys had no right
to smoke any place and that both
a personal and schoolrtide should
guide them in the milter which
has come in for so much discussion
lately." j- ' ';'sV
' V LOS ANGELES. April 5(AP)
". .Funeral services will be held to-,
- morrow for Mrs. Alice Rollins
. Crane-Morajeska, author, lecturer
and authority ofl Indian customs.
She died, last night at the age of
C 8 from a. two year heart affile-:
Georgia FairbarilK Chosen
: RulerRlFestrM atf
Mlas Georgia Fairbanks of Ver
- Bonia war elected May Queen at
a student body election at Wil
lamette unlTersity i riaay.
Fairbanks haa been actlre In class
actiTities and in campus dramatic
circle during -her ;rfaiTeraity
career. Maids to the queen will
be the ' Misses Jean White.' and
Beatrice-- Lockhart, both " of Port
land. M1b White and Miss Lock
hart hare been prominent In stu-
dent body aiiairs; xaia year boiu
of them -held positions on tne ex
ecutive committee, w --
NoivSoiwitT WonwBi;' . f Uuf
Make Influence Felt
iTbe election this year took. on
rpeclal Interest by; reason .of the
recent organisation of the non
' sorority - women of - the campus.
mia- ofi'va -Mrricinauon. - ox - uu
'group was felt both In .the nom
, itinni uJ in the election, and
has glTen campus political dope
sters a new factor to consider in
their future predictions of campus
lections, --The -, election, t' the
cueen was hotly contested snd a
f ecord heavy yote .was,cast-"." ;
lllss FairbankaJs, member of
the Alpha Phi , Alpha sorority.
I'Asn Iyockhartand Miss White be
ors to BetsCChL . ' - J ,
3. Once Prominent Persons Resting in L 0.X F.
Cemetery at Salem ; Former Senator's
- Grave Reported
A NSWERS to all of the questions relative to the borial
Xjl places of certain ones of Salem's most fam6us men, were
readily forthcoming Friday in resrxmse to a reouest made by
Lucian Lamar Knight of Atlanta, Ga., through Mark Poul
sen, city recorder.
Much of the information
Skiff And W. T. Rigdon,4nd
Benjamin F. Harding, Unit
ed States senator from 1862
to 1865, was buried in the
cemetery at Cottage Grove.
Three of the men mentioned by
the Georgia writer are buried in
the L O. O. F. cemetery, one of
the earlier burial ' places estab
lished here. They are Stephen F.
Chadwick, goyernor of Oregon
from 1877 to 1878, George K.
Shiel. Oregon congressman from
1861 to 1863. and Samuel R.
Thurston, Oregon s first delegate
in congress, 1849 to 1851.
Rufus . Mallory, congressman
from Oregon from 1867 to 18(9,
was buried in the Riverriew cem
etery at Portland.
A lengthy list of noted men and
women whose homes were in Sa
lem and - whose j activities in the
formative period 'of Oregon's his
tory entitle them to places along
side those mentioned by the
Georgia writer, could be prepared,
and It is expected that informa
tion about the burial places of
many of these persons, will be
forwarded to the city recorder.
. A large number of members of
the original Jason Lee party, were
buried in the Lee Mission ceme
tery here.
i insraiDraci
Mercury Going Down Stead-
ily at Early Hour This
Morning, Report
o- -.:'".".y';,v'l- -:,
i Frost for the Salem district was
not the most unlikely thing early
this morning when thermometers
were at 87 and on the way down.
The tops of automobiles had 'a
frost. : r;-.
vThe sky was partly cloudy. with
cold clear sky showing through
with the stars looking like spark
ling frost. Such f mit buds as are
well along could expect no protec
tion from warm rains for 1 2 hours
under early morning predictions.
PORTLAND, Ore., April 5.
(AP) With snow, frost and low
temperatures reported from yir
tually every section of the state,
winter took, a flying wallop at
Oregon yesterday and today and
swept on toward the Rocky moun
tain states where sub-zero weath
er prevails. '
Snow, sleet and rain fell Inter
mittently In PortlanTduring the
day and temperature dropped dur
ing the night to 33 degrees. .
Despite the low temperature,
KC AtweU, it secretary of the
board of horticulture, said no re
ported 'damage had been done to
fruit trees. "Buds." he said, "hare
not commenced, to open except In
isolated instances and it will be
another 10 days- before prune
trees blossom ' ' v.. ':
Cloudy , and unseasonable wea
ther will continue tomorrow, the
government meteorologist pre
dicted tonight. tf y-r,-; ;
': SAN FRANCISCO, -April 5.
(AP) T h e drys of California
have no fear of the result of a
referendum of the state dry law,
declared Dr. A. H. Briggs, state
superintendent of the anti-saloon
league today.:: ..itlW-i
Plans for the Willamette uni
versity May day festivities are
rapidly taking shape, announced
Edward Wells, manager - of the
May Day. All committees hare
been appointed and chairmen will
make a complete report early next
Baseball Astd' Track
Wttl be Scheduled --
'A . baseball - game and a track
meet will be held, Mr. Wells
stated Friday; btt definite sched
ule has 'not yet -been made with
any school of the Northwest con
ference Arrangements for these
events are - in charge of ; Collas
Marsters, manager - : of ,.' spring
sports. ir:mi t si -
Regular rehearsals of the Jan.
lor T class - play "The Romantic
Age are under way, and arrange
ments have been made for Miss
Alida Currey, of the physical edu
catio'h department to direct the
May day dances. .There Is possi
bility that the crowning of the
queen will be done on tthe campus
this year. -the first .time-for four
years.. -.During the reconstruction
of the campus and establishment
of the lawn, the festivities hare
been staged on the grounds of the
sttpreme court building. ;. -
at Forest Grove -
was obtained from Dr. Mark
through inquiries made by R. J.
Whafs the Proper
Way to Use a
No, It isat leesoa oa
It's Just a page of timely
information on the subject
ear and dear to so many
hearts Oar Gardens!
The page will be a States
man feature Sunday and yoa
will revel in the timely news
the page contains, about
flowers, and shrubs and bow
to make a laws or the way
to raise a pansy crop.
;, Watch for this page and
read It! If yon like it, aay
so. More will be forthcom
ing. The Garden Page a fea
ture of tomorrow's States-
Few Vacancies in Teachers
Staff Apparent at Pres
ent Time, Word
With but few vacancies in sight
in the teaching staff of the Salem
schools and literallv hnndrnda of
applicants applying for positions,
Superintendent George W. Hug is
facinc no easr task in th nom
inations of teachers for the com
ing year.
The superintendent estimated
Friday that but 10 or It vacancies
would .be open when . the first
hiring Is done, probably shortly
after, ha retnrna tram lha ..mix..
of the Northwest and Inland Em
pire associations in Spokane this
next wee a. it is probable other
vacancies will develop as the sum
mer, progresses ana teachers dis
corer other Jobs more to their
liking and Hring. It Is a well
known fact that teachers often
miki i iipmMaiiM it " vn"
whtle secretly scouting another
Job. And It Is another well known
fact, that teachers in the KaIptti
system are almost notoriously an-
Applicalons from an , parts oil
mo emie, as weii as xrom outside
states and many from the east,
having been pouring into the of
fice for several weeks bow an
day goes by but the snnerintendJ
ent meets several applicants. Lit
tle attention is paid to the eastern
applicants, unless they have or
are moving to the coast..
- With so manv wishing to ret
In the schools here. Mr. Hug says
mere are many good applicants
but that his first cnnnideratlnn In
recommending teachers will be for
the youngsters whom these teach
ers wiU instruct. ' . .
- Improvement of the connecting
link, between North High street
and Broadway will have pro
gressed to the point at which tra
vel across ; it ..will be possible,
'within a few days it weather con
ditions permit, Walter Low; street
commissioner, reported Friday.
Work was Tinder way that fore
noon, but teams snd wagons aired
down -and ; that phase of; it had
to be halted. The street Is lev
eled to grade; Dn the Oregon
Electric right of way, it will be
lowered 21 Inches, and the rail
road company will fill In Its road
bed with rock up to the ties. V
The street will . be pared this
year only on the south end. from
the present - pavement : to Knapp
street, girtng the fill beyond that
point one more winter in which
to settle. -f- :;3- . ;
By Pupils Here
An exhibit of the work of the
English students In the senior and
two Junior' high schools was tent
Friday to Spokane, where It will
be shown In the educational exhib
it at the Inland Empire associa
tion which meets April 10, It and
The exhibit, arranged! under
dlreetlo nof Miss A'da Ross' head
otths English department In the
senior- high, consists of booklets.
book covers, newspapersvorigtnal
poems, essays and other work done
in -the- -classroom. "Much of the
work shows a study and aptitude
unusual in Junior high and high
school rupllv . , "
"Voluntary" Contributions
to Republican Campaign
" Funds Traced
Affidavits Are Collected by-
Postoffice Department
Showing Situation
Chairman Brookhart of the sen
ate patronage committee reached
Into' a heavy file of correspond
ence today and drew out a sheaf
of letters, telegrams and affida
vits to show that large sums of
money were contributed to repub
lican : campaign tunda In five
southern states by .federal Office
In Mississippi, affidavits col
lected by the post office depart
ment disclosed that 110 postmas
ters gave more than flz.OOO to
the republican tunds, some of the
money going to E. P. Booze, hus
band of the negro republican
national commttteewoman. While
nearly all said the subscriptions
were voluntary, tome of the affl
davits Inferred that the money
waa paid in return for postmaster
ship' .(appointments.
Arkansas Man Fays -$378
For Nice Job
A former Arkansas postmaster
declared he gave 3378 for his Job
and a former Tennessee postmas
ter asserted that .he contributed
200 and two hogs for bls ap
pointment. An Alabama physician
said he hollered appointments
were being "given to the highest
bidder in the state. ?
Texas letters and memoranda.
put into the record at the request
of R. B. Creager, republican na
tional committeeman for that
state, revealed that a large num
ber of office-holders, many of
whom were recommended by Crea
ger, had been regular contribu
tors over a period of years. Nearly
all of the letters praised Creager's
methods, but some did the op
posite. - Brookhart read a tele
gram in which Creager accused
the senator of falsehood with re
spect to a recent statement.
"Creager," Brookhart said, "is
intellectually dishonest. - The
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Miss Salem
Has Chance
At Big Trip
A trip to Portland' with all -ex
penses paid and possibly a : trip
to Galreston, Texas, with nary
cent of cost, waits Just around the
corner for some fortunate Salem
miss. All she-needs to do is to en
ter and win the "Miss Salem"
competition to be staged next week
at the El8inore under the joint
sponsorship of that theatre and
the Oregon Statesman. - .
Fortunately for the local con
testants several stores are ready
and anxious to provide them with
the niftiest and newest costumes
to exhibit at the showings April
11 and April 12 when the Judges
will decide on the lucky girl to
represent the city In Portland. ,
But the entrants, prospective,
cannot wait longer and the man
agement of the contest Is urging
every - possible contestant . to file
her entry blank not later than this
afternoon at thi Elslnore theatre.
There are no-"strIngsr to the
contest. No obligations entail on
the girl who-enters and there is
every opportunity for ber J.o be
acclaimed the most -. attractive
young lady in the city, f. winning
not only this honor but a coveted
trip to Portlands
i - To date seven young ladles, be
tween the ages of 18 and 25--which
are the limits for the com
petition -have, expressed their de
sire to seek the "MisS Salem? ti
tle. Easily double that number
can be accommodated by the the-
atra.'VttV:-: -r,l-2i;V
- Merchants aarreeinr to act as
sponsors of a young lady include
Worth's, MUIersv K a f o u r yfs.
Mack's, the H. L. Stiff Furniture
Co., Kay's, Shipley's, Bloch's Gold
en Rule store, Fulop's and- Coo-
;7Tlicatre Coupon
Aoi ICiddies Under
TbJa coatpom and five' cents '
win admit any child smder?
. la years to The Statesaaaa
', and Capitol Matinee.: . . ,,-
:j. i .- ' ..v.''.'.-;,;'...i'ij
?- h Friday or Saturday
; Bligh's Capitol Theatre t
Torn see the gripping story of :
-V-' ddeofe-l
f st.TfJkbag. Fletswe
" Tht - Godless irF : ;
t.? - f-.rt.J.-..4.-. ; -Zt
AH Talking Cosaedy " --
-YltarboBe Acta aal .
xaiue sews
Impeachment Charge Vote
Wilt be Taken before 8
P. M. Today, Word
Louisiana Legislature Fixes
Deadline for First Part
of Prosecution
BATON ROUGE, La., April 8.
(AP) After a stormy session
that ran Into the night, the Louis
iana house of representatives ag
reed to vote" before 8 o'clock to
morrow on a part of -the impeach
ment charges against Governor
Huey P. Long.
Later today after further testi
mony had been heard on charges
that the governor had appropriated
to his own use a portion of the
38,000 granted him for the enter,
tainment of visiting state gover
nors last November, had used ab
usive language to state officials,
and had granted Improperly a pa
role, his foes sprang a surprise by
off erinr a resolution providing) for
an Immediate vote on five of the4
nineteen charges originally pre
ferred. - .
Charges Presented
In Complete List
-The five charges are: Attempt
ing to Intimidate the press, mlss-
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Dealers of City Meet Jriday
Afternoon to Discuss
Price Status
All was unlet along the Poto
mac late Friday night and the
gas signs hung high at 25 cents
throughout the city but reverbera
tions coming from a meeting of
dealers held during the afternoon
indicated that there was no un
anmlty of opinion In continuing
present prices in Salem for auto
refreshment fuU five cents above
the Portland mark.
Some dealers advocated a 23
cent, price here, some wanted 20
cents established while a email
group la said to nave auvocaiea
at Friday's private conference of
dealers that a wholesale rate of
18 cents be established as the re
tail price throughout the city In
an endeavor to blow the lid off
the pot of discontent which has
been seething since the last out
burst a fortnight ago.
Meanwhile Portland gasoline
prices are 20 cents while the pre
vailing rate in Vancouver, Wash.,
is 17 and 18 cents a gallon.
PORTLAND. Ore.. AprU 8.
AP) With non-member filling
stations In Vancouver. Wash., and
throughout the Willamette valley
still displaying 17 and 18 cents a
gallon signs, indications were to
night that Portland motorists will
continue to purchase motor fuel
at 20 cents a gallon, the price
announced last night by the retaU
gasoline dealers association.
The latest quotation was a SH
cent reduction from prices pre
vailing here since the end of the
last gas war two weeks ago.
TACOMA. April 6. (AP)
Complete Investigation . of gas
oline prices, in Tacoma Is to be
made by John T. McCutcheon. as
sistant United States district at
torney, to determine if the present
arrangement of the gasoline deal
ers and the contracts between the
dealer land the; distributors are
not in restraint of trade and in
violation of the. Sherman anti
trust law. It was announced this
morning by Mr. McCutcheon. , .
Plans for the new S1S0.000
grandstand to be erected by the
state fair. board this summer wlU
be discussed at a meeting of that
organisation here s Monday. . Under
an act approved by the legislature,
f 100,000 of the money iir to be
advanced by the state on the pro
vision that 350,000 addition be
raised by private loans and .that
th state's advanee be returned
from profits of, the fair with in
terest payable annually 1 and the
entire loan repaid In 10 yers. ;
' The new grandstand will house
the educational exhibits, it Is nn-
derstood-The old wooden building
In the ' center : or j the : grounds,
which for t years has ' held these
displays is to1 be rased to ' the
ground, ? X: .
' In i attendance - at the-meeting
Monday : will be JL C. t Marsters,
Roseburg. Charles Cleveland.' G re-
sham, A. R. Shumway, Muton, H.
R. ' Crawford, Salem, and D. v O.
Woodworth. Albany. Mr. Wood
worth, appointed Friday by Gov
ernor Patterson, succeeds Frank
Una at Ferrydal.;.-
MEDFORD. Ore April I.
CAP)- Rogue rtveryaUey orcb-
ardlsts tonight were preparing to
safeguard - pear- orchards from a
heavy frost. r 1 ; r -,
gas waa Averted
' "" ', '- 1 Ji : -. ,,., f - mJ "
Determining fate of Governor Hacy
inent proceedings have been brought, Louis iana state legislature
meets in historic old state capitoL shown above, in Baton Rouge.
Below, legislators debating impeachment charges.
Re-Trial of Old Lawsuit to
Begin Before Circuit
Judge Kelly
The wheelsof the law and their
slow grinding process are re
vealed in a case to be heard in
circuit court today when C. I.
Biggs appears as plaintiff against
the New Jersey Fidelity and Plate
Glass Co. defendants in an action
for payment of a policy, held by
the plaintiff.
In an auto accident which oc
curred in 1923 Janet Waller and
Andrew B. Junor, the former the
mother-in-law of Riggs, were in
jured. Both sued Riggs and Mrs.
Waller recovered; damages of
8954.83 while Junor won judg
ments of 11000 and 8(58.50.
Riggs in turn asked relief from
his insurance company but the lat
ter charged coUusion between
Rigg and his relatives, the policy
Riggs held providing that he
must endeavor to protect his com
pany in case of trial. - This can
tion, the company- avers, was not
exercised by Riggs who abetted
nis relatives in securing tne judg
ments - ... . r
When first tried In 1925; .de
cision was granted the defendants
in the case btat the hearings were
taken before the supreme court
and the case was remanded to the
circuit court for a retrial.
DADTT lVTi na lr41 K
vse a jkna.av vs " - ' ar
(AP) Lieutenant ? Carlton" T.
Bond, commandant' - of Pearson
field, Vancouver, .Wash., barracks,
today officially announced that
the airplane -crash which claimed
the lives of, two : men yesterday
was an unavoidable ... accident-'
Lieutenant Ralph A. Floyd, ar
my" ' aviator, and Asa Clement,
Portland police lieutenant, were
killed when the plane nosedived
from an altitude of 400 feet v .
i In his official report Lieutenant
Bond,' who brought the plane from
San Diego last week, said the ma
chine was . in perfect condition.
The report stated that the trip
was authorized, that weather con
ditions were good, and that Floyd
was considered one of the best pi
lots at the field. - .
'A full military funeral : will be
accorded Floyd - tomorrow, while
Clement will be burled Monday.
Chamber Passes
1 ' The -700 membership marl: has
been passed - by the chamber of
commerce this week Five new
members have, been added to the
roster. They Include -Elmer ' E.
Stewart. West Salem' realtor. Dr.
Edward " Lee.t Russell, physician,
O.. W. Emmons, attorney. George
A. Rhoten. attorney, and aV K.
Plaesckl, attorney.
P. Long, against whom impeach.
Delegation Appears Before
County CourtHere Fri-l
day Morning
A petition to. have the road
from Humbug camp to Breiten-
bush springs made a county road
was launched Friday afternoon
after the county court had sug
gested that placing the read on
the county highway map would be
the. speediest method . possible to
secure 36000 for Its Improvement.
This amount of graveling, a dele
gation In court Friday morning
said, would make accessible an
all-year playground for Salem and
Marion county.
M. D. Bruckman associated
with F. A. Bruckman, his father.
in the mineral springs project,
told the court that forest service
estimates set the sum of 36000 as
sufficient to gravel to 10 foot
roadway from the camp to Brelt
enbush. Already 810,000 has been
spent by the Bruckmans on this
road while the forest service has
expended 343,000.
Dr. Laban Steeves and Ialo
Smith both urged the court to
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Membership of Local Post
Passes 1000 Mark Friday
More Speed Found Needed
The membership total of Capi
tal. Post No. 9, American Legion,
passed the 1000 mark Friday and
advanced to 100 8 before the day
was aver. ' However, the, cam
palgnLw'lll have to speed up from
now on If the 1209 mark is to be
reached within the time limit set.
i . Following is a continuation of
the post's "honor roll,! consisting
of the names and members who
have paid their dues for 1921:
L. P. Bach, Dr. Gerald Back
strand. Floyd Bacon, L N. 'Bacon,
Claude A. Bailey, Roy E. Baker,
Walter M,-Baker, Elmer Balder
ree, E. E. Rail, Leonard Bannick,
F. E. Barnick, George Barsness,
Lt P." Bartholomew, C. W. Bart
lett. King S. Bartlett, J. C. BSlr,
R. D. Barton. Louis Bartruff. Ray
mond H: Basse tt. Ansley G. Bates,
Tom C. Bates, Chris Battalion.
' 5 Dr. W. W. Baum, W; J. Beard,
A. Jv BeckA. J. Becker, Russell
Beckett. C. Kenneth Bell. Tom A.
Bell. W. ;W. Bellamy, EL Bello. G.
S. BeltonV H. C. Bennett, Rea W.
Benson, L! S. Berry, Horace M.
: lng his name and address here:
iana mailing mis coupon io w
80S Bank of Commerce Blda
Tornado Sweeps Four States
in Middle West Doing
Immense Damage
Terrific Gale Follows Upon
Heels of Premature
Wave of Heat
By The Associated Pre -Fifteen
known dead, scores In
jured and heavy property damage,
was the toll of tornado wind
storms that broke suddenly over
Nebraska, Wisconsin, Iowa and
Minnesota last night, following a
premature heat wave.
North Minneapolis and the ad
jacent Lake Minnetonka distrclt,
where two fatalities occurred and
25 other persons were reported In
jured, apparently was the hardest
hit. A tornado there, demolished
scores of buildings and paralysed
wire communication. Most of there
reported -injured were struck by
flying- debris.
Six deaths were reported at Rice
Lake, Wis., where scores of farm
homes were blown down. Two
children were .killed at Reeves,
Wis., a man and-an unidentified
woman were killed near For
Lake, Minn., and more than a
score of persons injured.
Two Farmers Die
Aa Rooms Fall
A farmer was killed when
struck by the falling room of an
outbuilding near Little Rock,
Iowa. Another farmer was killed
In a similar manner at Taylor
Falls, Minn.
Barns were blown down, farm
buildings destroyed and wire facil
ities wrecked by a tornado over a
fifteen mile path in the vicinity of
Hudson, W i s., communication
with Roberts, Wis., was cut off
end it was feared loss of life and
heavy damage occurred there.
A small twister at Worthingten,
Minn., leveled farm buildings, but
no one was reported injured, la
the Pipestone, Minn., region se
vere dirt storms wrought havoc.
In Nebraska, where the wind at
tained less velocity, -no casualties
were reported, but property dam
age was heavy. Motorists were
blinded by dust whipped about by
a forty mile an hour gale at Has
tings and numerous collisions re
sulted. Wheat crops were levelled
generally over the state and tele
graph communication crippled. .
The first local walk for Salem
Chemeketans will be held Sunday
afternoon, when a hike will be
made from the vicinity of Govern
or Patterson's ranch at Edla te
the top of a bald peak on the Sola
hills. From which the group may
get a view from an elevation of
1,057 feet. The return to town
will be made through the hills,
the hikers to arrive- about
o'clock. Chemeketans will take
a stage to Eola, leaving the termi
nal at the Senator hotel at 1:10
Sunday afternoon. The local
walks committee Is in charge of
the hike. .
Sunday. April 12, the local or
ganisation will be the guests of
the Mazamas of Portland for
trip to Ablqua Falls.
Blbby, George B. Biets." O.' D. "Blsv
egar, Ray L. Binegar, B. E. Birch,'
A. C. Bishop, William Blackley.
W. A; Blake, R. C. Blaxall, Paul
P. - Bliss, William Bllven,' Paul
Block. - ::.:;V,--':..-s'. -
. Robert Blumensteln, Clifford
A. Blunt. R. B. Boatwright, Hen
ry Boedingheimer, J. H. Boening,
R. A. Boggess, O. H. Boje, H ad
den H. Bond, O. P. Bond O. AV
Beaty, ' William Bone, . Tester ' N.
Bones, R. Breyman Boise, Ernest
Bonesteele, Russell Bonesteele,
Carl V. Booth. Henry F. Bortoa,
H. E. Boxell, Joe " Botts, A. E.
Bonffleur, Dennis J. Bowe, Joe
W. Bowersoz. . -.
' - C. L. Bowes, Clyde J. "Boyee,
T;'J. Brabee, K. M. Bradford, F. J.
Bradshaw, J. H. Brady. C. R.
Brantner, Pete Brassel, W. J. Bra
sean, J..E. Breese, F. E. Brennaa,
Joseph M. Brennan, Ira Briggs.
Hartan Brock. C. H. Brongncdo,
F. L Brown. George E. Brown,
Herman ..; Brown, Kenneth F, p
Brown. V r . -.;
9, American Legion, by swrit-
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