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Full Explanation h Given of New Farm Relief Legislation
Bill Passed by U. S. House
Will Further Agricultural
Industry in United States
WASHINGTON. April 25.
CAP). The house farm relief bill
has been described by Us advo
cate as laying down a long-time
program through which agricul
ture would be aided to rehabilitate
The machinery It seeks to set
up in furthering thisead is di
Terse. First .the bill woald de
clare It to be congressional policy
to place agriculture on a basis of
economic equality with other in
dustries. As a means of doing so the bill
Create a federal farm board of
six members to be appointed by
the president and confirmed by
the senate, the secretary of agri
culture to serve ez-offlcio and pro
Tide for the designation by the
president of one of the six to eerre
as chairman for a period to be
named by the chief executive.
Reports Made To
Congress Each Year
Provide for employment of sub
ordinates by the board and for an
nual reports to congress, includ
ing legislative recommendations.
Authorize the board to estab
lish as an agricultural commodity
"any regional or market classifi
cation or type of any agricultural
commodity," or "any two or more
agricultural commodities", which
in the judgment of the Judgment
of the board can be better han
dled if treated as a separate com
modity. Direct the board to invite co
operative associations handling
that particular commodity to es
tablish a con ft ttee of seven to
represent the commodity before
the bard, and provide that at least
two of these seven shall be exper
ienced handlers or processors of
Charge the board with the pro
motion of education in cooperative
marketing, and to encourage the
organization. Improvement in
methods and development of co
Study Or Conditions
To Be Made By Board
Direct the board to study and
report prices, experiences, pros
pects, supply and demand at home
and abroad, and to investigate
over-production and advise as to
Instruct the board to make In
vestigations and reports and pub
lish the results on a variety of
subjects, including the develop
ment of a land policy which would
keep poor lands out of production,
the economic need for further Te
la mation and irrigation, the de
velopment of a sound forestry pro
jvm and advise as to the type of
arming that should be under-
'in in different sections.
Authorize the appropriation of
but not require it to repay the
initial advances to the government
until its operations have produced
Provide for cooperation be
tween the various branches of
government and the board, but
protect information acquired in
confidence by any government de
partment against violation of the
Authorise $1,500,000 for
penses of the board.
Definite cooperative associa
tions for the purposes of the act
as thos eorganized nnder the Cap-
per-voistead law, but permit the
board where it finds an absence of
sufficient cooperative associations
to recognize farmer owned and
farmer controlled associations or
Prohibit any member, officer or
employe from speculating in any
food commodity or the stock of
any company engaged In handling
the commodity and provide heavy
Forbid the disclosure of confi
dential information under heavy
Authorize . the president to
transfer or retransfer boards of
bureaus' in other departments of
the government to or from the
board to make it more effective
and prevent duplication of effort.
and control the auditing of vouch
ers and the methods of the board's
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John Thomas, popular dramatic
tenor who appeared and sans; at
the Elslnore Tbarsday Bight. He
will appear again oa Sunday.
yet, by John Ash ford, youthful
The screen offering is Norma
Talmadge's latest starring produc
tion "The Woman Disputed- with
Gilbert Roland, accompanied by
musical score and effects. Special
Willamette features ou the stage
FOUND IN Din
30,00,000 as a revolving fund
for loans and advances of agri
cultural organisations, leaving it
to the discretion of the board to
rllocate the fund among the dif
ferent types of loans. Interest
rates are left to be fixed by the
Loan For Cooperative
Provide for loans for coopera
tive marketing, either for effec
tive merchandising, for the con
struction, purchase or lease of
storage or other marketing facil
ities; for the formation of clear
ing houses or of expanding mem
bership of cooperative associations
through educational methods.
Limit such loans to the pur
poses defined in the policy section1
and to such associations as have
their organization, management
' and business policies approved by
the board, with a provision that
the loans may be repaid over 20
Look to the formation of producer-controlled
for agricultural commodities, with
a view to aiding in the joint ship
ment of"perishable products in
mixed carload lots or tor their
joint disposition of the terminal
Aim at stabilization of perish
able product prices by limiting the
supply on the various markets to
Are Provided For
Provide for insurance agree
ments through which cooperative
marketing associations may be se
cured against market declines in
the basis price of the commodity
during the marketing period.
Enable the cooperative associa
tions to advance to members with
szfety a larger percentage of the
current market price than other
wise could be advanced.
Limit the action of the board It
private insurance companies offer
similar Insurance reasonaoiy.
Forbid the board to make a
loan or an advance or enter Into
en insurance agreement It It be
lieves the effect will be substan
tially to Increase the production of
a crop of which a surplus in ex
cess of the annual requirements
commonly Is produced.
Confer upon the board power to
finance stabilization corporations
at the request of the commodity
I committee, which corporations
nay be organize dunder the laws
of any state,
Provide for only one such corpo-
. ration for a commodity.
Group Would Act
As Market ins Agent
Give the stabilization corpora
tion Dover to act al a marketing
agent for its members or stock
holders, but permit tnem to mar
ket in other ways If they desire.
- Authorize the board to advance
working capital to enable the
corporation to "produce, store.
merchandise and otherwise dispose
of the commodity." and allow the
board - to determine what terms,
rates of interest and periods shall
govern the loans
Declare that the stabilization
corporation shall operate la the
hope of making a profit, and not
serve as a dumping organization.
nor withhold commodities from
the market if the action produces
distress to the consumer,
Require the corporation to set
p adequate reserves out of its
prULILS IRlVll V wt LAUD,
QUINCY, III., April 25. (AP)
All of the levees protecting near
by drainage districts were en
dangered today as additional
heavy rains gorged the Mississip
pi's tributaries and started a
raise in the parent stream which
was expected to exceed all records.
Hundreds of families fled to
higher ground after the weather
observatory at Hannibal, Mo., an
nounced "The Mississippi at
Quincy will reach from 22 to 22.4
feet by Friday."
If the maximum predicted state
is reached It will be nine tenths of
a foot higher than the crest of
last Monday, which broke all rec
ords for 78 years, and will be Just
one tenth of a foot less than that
of the great flood of 1851. Res
idents of the neighboring low
lands expressed fear that none of
the levees would hold.
Farmers In the Lima lake dls
trict, ten miles above here, and In
the hunt district which adjoins It
to the north, moved out today
taking along such belongings as
tney would need during a pro
tracted absence, and storing other
household goods In second stories
and attics, and driving their lire-
stock up onto the bluffs.
There are 14,000 acres in the
Lime lake tract and 16,00 in the
hunt area, with approximately
200 families living there. If the
dike breaks in one of these dis
tricts, both wiU be flooded and
probable damage estimated at
close to 11.000,000.
In the Gregory district of Mis
souri, residents had either moved
out today or were packing their
effects to be ready for a forced
There are about f.OOO acres and
ce famines in this plat, with a
possible damage in case of floods,
of approximately 1300,000.
IN WITU BUM MEN
TACOMA, April 25 (AP)
Testimony that the reputation of
Sheriff E. P. Frederickson of
Wahkiakum county was not so
good after the spring of 1927 was
iintroduced in United States dis
trict court today.
Frederickson, who In 1927 was
serving as sheriff of Wahkiakum
county, is a co-defendant with Ed
gar Russell Ellis and Bervl E. Day
on a charge of conspiracy to vio
late the national prohibition act.
The case Is being tried before
Judge Edward E. Cushman.
Thonras "Tommy" Thompson,
Skamokawa fisherman, who fol
lowed Orth to the stand, testified
he saw Sheriff FreTierickson on a
boat bound for Tenasillahe island
in the Columbia river the evening
of March 3, on which night the
government alleges liquor was il
legally transported from the
island by the sheriff and his co
defendants. Mrs. J. R. Stott, wife of a form
er deputy sheriff under Freder
ickson, was called to the stand
after Thompson. She testified
that she saw Ellis on Frederick
son's boat when it returned from
the Island later in the evening.
"Ex-Willamette Man, Now In
Public Speaking Work
Lelan1 T. Chanln. of the de
partment of public speaking at
Willamette university, announced
Wednesday his appointment to
tarh -next -rear in the nubile
I speaking department of-Stanford
university, word or ais appoint
ment came from Professor Lee E.
Bassett, head of the public speak
ing department or me soutnern
school. Professor Chapln wiU
teach extemporaneous speaking
and will be advisor to one debate
The offer of this splendid posi
tion came at the time of the con
ference of the Pacific Coast For
ensic league, which was held at
Moscow, Idaho, late In March.
The offer came unsolicited, and
the time since then has-been oc
cupied with making definite ar
rangements about the work of the
coming year. Professor Chapin
will leave Salem immediately fol
lowing the commencement exer
cises of Willamette university, and
will enter the Stanford summer
school. During the regular terms
he will study as well as teach.
Active la Forensics
Mr. Chapin was graduated
from Willamette university in
lszSr During his college career
he was active in forensic work.
He won two first places, one sec
ond ond one third in oratorical
contests; he was winner of the
state Peace prize and of the Pa
cific Coast oratorical contest. Fol
lowing his graduation from Wil
lamette, Mr. Chapin went to
Lingan university in Canton, Chi
na, where he taught English and
public speaking for three years.
When his contract for teaching at
Lingnan university, expired, Mr.
Chapin returned to the United
States by way of Europe and the
Holy Land. He came to Salem
last December and planned to do
graduate study at Willamette for
the remainder of the year. Since
February 1, he has been teaching
public speaking and coaching de
bate and oratory. In the absence of
Dr. John O. Hall, who was seri
ously Injured In a fall late In January.
"I have thoroughly enjoyed
Complete List of Salem
Teachers Given Who Are
Slated to Remain Here
While It is likely some Salem lian Davis. Ellen A. Fisher, Grace
school teachers who were re-elect
ed at the regular board meeting
earlier in the week will not return
to the local schools next fall be
cause proffers of more lucrative
positions in other schools, so far
no more resignations have become
known. As the close of school ap
proaches, it Is usual to expect a
small percentage of resignations
from those who have been voted
Following Is a complete list of
the teachers who were elected this
week, and the schools and -departments
In which they will teach:
Senior high school R. W. Tar.
enner, assistant principal: Miss
Mabel Robertson, dean of girls;
English faculty: Ada C. Ross,
head: Norborne Berkeley, Edith
Bragg, Marjorie Christenson, Lil-
teachlng at my alma mater.' de
clared Professor Chapin "and I
have found the student contacts
most enjoyable. However, the op
portunity of working In a large
department In the field in which
I am Interested In very appeal
ing." Hay Brings
Th tiav situation continues
tight, with the market firm, local
dealers rort. -rThe bright weath
er of the -past fewidays has les
Rened the calls for hay somewhat,
as farmers are sitting tight and
hoping that the grass will come
out sufficiently to meet, the spring
needs. If green" grass comes
through as the stockmen hope,
they will practically be able to
snap their fingers at the hay
A car of Klamath Falls hay ar
rived In Salem this week, but al
though it was described as alfalfa
hay, the quality was so poor that
the consirnee refused it as being
nothing but grass. The Klamath
Falls reelon is about the only
place from which hay can be se
Trlpr Hoekett. Pauline Rlckli
Leah Ross: Mathematics: Bertyl
Holt, head: Ola L. Clark, Leila
Johnson and Ruth Smith: science:
Jnn Philnott. head: Carmeiita
Barquist, O. W. Harra, Merle Mc
Kelvey and-Marie S. Tavenner;
Latin:"Laura Y. Hale, head; Ilia
G. Comstock and Joy Hills.
Historv: J. C. Nelson, head;
Mary Eyre. Ltna Heist; Gertrude
R.Smith, Claudle A. Plan; rrencn:
Mildred Christenson and M. Etn-
elwynne Murton; art: Ruth Marie
Brauti; commercial: Merritt Dav
is, head; Mabel Arthur. Margaret
Burroughs. Albert DeWelt. u. s.
Duncan. Elizabeth M. Hogg. Cecil
McKercher. Helen Richards. E. D.
Roseman, Mary B. Sayles and Mu
riel Wilson; Industrial: E. E.
Berrman. Flovd L. Siegmund and
Tim Wolramott: home econom
ics: Gladys E. Jensen ana Marjorie
S. Preble; music: Lena Belle Tar.
tar and O. P. Thayer: physical
education: Eugene Gill, head; Hoi.
lis Huntington, coacn; Lverna
Lapham and Grace Wolgamott.
Parrlsh Junior high. H. F.
Durham, principal: Sarah E. At-
wood, Catherine E. Barhyte. E. S.
Barker, Myrtle J. Beaver, Eliza
beth H. Boylan, Frank R. Brown,
Marion E. Clendening, Eula S.
Creech, P. G. Deuber, Fannie L.
Douglas, Elso v. Egans. Lois M.
Fellows. Aubrev L. Fletcher. C. F.
French. Desmond Fulo. Louise
Garrison, Verneita Herron, Gladys
J. Humphrey, S. H. Isherwood,
SytVfh E. Kraps. Florence J. Kron,
Elma R. McAllister. Loal Millard;
Kirn a Paulson. Svlvia Paulson.
Clara Pomeroy, L. May Rauch, Lois
Reefl. Rita Pearl Reld. Inez Ketl-
snyder, Lois Reynolds, Catherine
Simms, Grace Thompson, Gladys
B. Tipton, Lois Tipton, Gene
Vaughan and Etta White.
Leslie junior high. LaMoine R.
Clark, principal; Ida M. Andrews,
Gertrude E. Anderson, Susie J.
Bonner, Vivian E. Carr, Carin
Degermark, Nell M. Doege. May A.
Hale, Madeline Hanna, Ruth E.
Hopson, Gretchen Kraemer. Phebe
McAdamS. Bertha E. Magness,
Amy E. Martin, Anna A. Miles,
Lela Reed Newmyer, Theodore W.
Olson. Ruby Delk Phillips and
Englewood. Lyle Murray, prin
cipal; Genevieve Anderson, Ella
Deyoe, Maude Forkner. Sadie
Grant, Madeleine Heckman, Carrie
Martin, Ertua Sadler and Mildred
Garfield. Margaret J. Cosper,
principal; Bettie L. Broadbent,
Greta Hiatt. Lela Riches King.
Orpha Bell Mitchell. Viola A. Og
lethorpe, Margaret D. Simms.
Bearnice Skeen. Ruth Stermer and
Mildred E. Trent.
Grant. E. A. Miller, principal.
Ellen Currin, Bertha A. Gamer,
Mary B. Halvorsen, Anna M. Jen
sen, Elva S. Nissen. Emza Godsey,
Marie B. Westhoff and Jennie
Highland. Mable Murray, prin
cipal; Bertha Allen, Mabel Allen,
Izabell I. Bartlett. Eva Maurine
Beafty, Gladys J. Farrand, Gladys
A. Paul and Mabel Temple.
Lincoln. Esther Long, Julia
Noble and Dorothy Sloop.
McKinley. Dorothy Taylor,
principal; Clarice Batterman.
va E. Cooler. Merle Davenport
Merl E. Dimick. Bertha Englehorn
and Hernia Pfister.
Park. Grace Allen. Katherine
A. Gilbert. Grace Hendrickson.
nasyi noeye. irene sicEwan. Gla
dys Mills and Jessie Martin.
Richmond. Anna Fischer
principal; Maybelle Burch. Adii
la Chapler. Adona Cochrane. Lau
ra B. Eaton, Ermine B. Fawk
Mary Lee Scott ami Lavina Sheri
dan. Washington, Minnie V. D'ni.
can. principal; Clara C. (allion
Rose Gibson. Mildred HalMtl..
Lita Waters. Mary J. Wilson and
ON THE STAGJC
The screen's great emotional
actress in the greatest heart
drama of her career , . . .
. ! ARenw ; ;Brothers
Matun and Zita
Arnold & Schiller
Coming Monday, April 29. One Night Only.
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all reerTw4 on nil mow $1.00 7ftc 50c
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The district boundary board
has set Tuesday, May ?, at 10:00
o'clock, as the time for the hear
ing of petition on the Geeland and
Champoeg districts for annexa
tion of the former to the Cham
Petitions for annexation of the
district were filed with the coun
ty superintendent, secretary o f
the boundary board, and notices
sent out setting date of hearing.
Petitions for the -change from
each district bore 20 signatures.
The Geeland district needed but
three signatures to call for the
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After all's said ana
done, the pleasure
you get in smoking
is what counts
Exotic Spanish dances, a hla
riously clever "monkey" Imitator,
a team of whirlwind tap-dancers.
and one of the most clever comedy
acts ever seen locally!
Such are the entertainment
highlights In store for those who
will see the newest edition of F.
M. Varieties at this theatre for
three days starting today.
The new presentation comes
honestly by the name of "Varie
ties", for it contains an unusually
diversified array of talent. It
opens with the team of Matus a ltd
Zita. offering a colorful tambour
ine dance, and later reappearing In
an Argentine Tango. From that
it goes to a new knockout arrange
ment of a popular dance number
by the Elslnore band. Following
this there is a highly entertaining
and different comedy act present
ed by Arnold and Schiller. Then
ia rapid succession come a pair of
whirlwind dancers, the Reno
Brothers, another novelty offering
by the band, and the craziest, nut
tiest, funniest "impersonation
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