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Unsettled today and Fri
day; Intermittent rains.
Max. temperature Wednes
day 51; Mln. 29; Rain .56;
Calm; Cloudy; River .7.
Avrf sily net said S.10S
Audit Bureau of Circulation.
Salem, Oregon, Thursday Horning; January 30, 1930
i TO RESCUE
Peter Trans Caught in Crib
bing While Working Un
der Water Falls
jfUrplanes Rush Rescue Party
Jo Scene of Disaster
QUEBEC. ' Que.. Jan. 29.
'(AP) Two expert direr, wflio
arrived at the isolated Tillage of
Riviere AuxOutrades late today
by airplane, tonight donned un
derwater toggery and descended
to the bottom of St. Lawrence
river In an attempt to rescue Peter
Trans, imprisoned by snagged
equipment since Monday.
QUEBEC, Que., Jan. 29.
-(AP) The elements appeared to
nave triumphed today in a des
perate battle for the 'life of a
deep aea diver who 'was' trapped
at the bottom of the Outarde riv
er, in an isolated section .175
miles north of here.
Diver on Bottom
Since Laet Monday
Peter Trans was caught' Mon
day in the cribbing at the bottom
of a falls where the Ontario Pa
per company is constructing a
power plant, at a point near
where the Outarde empties Into
the St. Lawrence.
Two airplanes bearing two res
cue divers set oat yesterday to
go to Trans aid, but they were
forced down by a snowstorm at
Rimouskl. A volunteer diver went
down twice yesterday and report
ed Trans could be freed only by
sawing away the crib, but he was
afraid to try it himself lest he ac
cidentally sever the air lines.
Today a laborer, Arvo Silvala,
put on a diving suit and went
down into the ice waters. He
worked close enough to Trans to
grip his hand. There was no re
sponse, Trans was either uncon
scious from the long exposure or
Third Party Makes
Ills Way in Airplane
Meanwhile the two divenrri
Quesnel Moreney, and Lewis Be
gin, resumed their flight today
end arrived at Riviere Auz Out
ardes. But when they got there
the current had become too swift
for them to go below.
A dispatch from Toronto, Ont.,
said a third diver, W. T. Dudley,
who never had flow before, start
ed from there this afternoon by
plane. His party exepected to
reach Quebec tonight, and If
weather conditions are favorable,
to continue at once to another
point, across the St. Lawrence
from Riviere Aux Outrades. They
will complete the trip tomorrow
as soon as daylight and weather
0rvx Lane County WUl Get Health
WregOIl Unit; Man Shot "Mistaken
T lor Deer" Out of Season by
DllGTS Slayers; Spears Welcomed
Health Unit Planned
EUGENE, Ore,, Jan. 29. (AP)
Announcement was made here
today that Lane county will have
a complete health unit after Feb
ruary 1. The unit will consist of
a full time public health officer,
yet to be appointed by Dr. F. L.
Strieker, state health officer, two
nurses and an office assistant.
Funds for the undertaking will
be furnished by the United States
public health department, the
state board of health, and Lane
Crash Injures Man
EUGENE, Ore., Jan. 29. (AP)
D. K. Cavenah, retail lumber
dealer of Portland, was seriously
injured today when his ear col
lided with a. Southern Pacific
Portland-bound stage on the Pa
cific highway four miles north of
Junction City. Passengers on the
stage were not hart. Cavenah
received deep cuts on his head
Deer Hunters Fined '
EUGENE, Ore., Jan. 29. (AP)
Amos Bilyeu, Harry Ludke,
and Lee Foster were each fined
17 B in Justice court here today
on charges of hunting deer out of
season. They were together
when Bilyeu shot and killed
Ralph Jinn .of ' Goldson Monday.
Bilyeu admitted the killing, de-elarins-
ha mistook Finn for a
deer. The shooting will be' in-.
Testlgated oy tne grand Jury.
Shooting Case Aired
PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 29.
(AP) . Charged with assault
with Intent to kill. Edward A.
Ekolil, 'wealthy foundryman of
this city," went to trial in circuit
court here today. SkolU Is al
leged to have shot and seriously
wounded his - business partner.
William T. Harrises, la their of-
' flee last October,
smim nrli inn Planned .
PORTLAND. Ore, Jan. 19
(AP) Cirle nd business Iead-
are ox uus eiif "" ," w
. a reception-for Dr. Clarence W.
'.. !! fAnthall coach
at the University of Oregon and
former gridiron mentor at the
University of Minnesota, when he
arrives nere bw -
to all new aiauoa
, ; AwitMaes Attacked - '
A statement by General Estrada
(above)). Foreign Minister of
Mexico, revealed that the Mexi
can Minister aa Moscow had
been ordered to leave Russia,
several days ago, and that all
others in the Embassy person
nel were directed to quit the
Russian capital a an "act of
protest," The break was
brought about by recent Com
munistic4 manifestations before
HIS H DEFENSE
Acute Alcoholism Caused by
Excessive Use of Boot
leg Rum, Claim
AUSTIN, Tex., Jan. 29 (AP)
Two physicians late today after
John W. Brady's own counsel
read a long Indictment again him
as a man who killed a woman
because his finer Instincts had
been destroyed by bootleg liquor,
testified in effect: "Such a man
Brady, on trial "here for the
murder of Miss Lehlia Highsmith,
28, with whom the defense said
be had had a long "affair" heard
from E. A. Berry, chief of his law
yers, the story of the defense case
as Berry described it to Doctors
Goodall and Joe Woo ten, broth
ers. The 59 year old defendant, a
former civil appeals court judge,
did not alter his expression per
ceptibly as Berry said in sub
stance to he Wootens:
"Doctor, it is in evidence here
that Johny Brady until a few
years ago had an exceptionally
bright mjnd and heal a high place
in the public service and the pub
"It is in evidence here that a
few years ago he started greatly
over-indulging In bootleg liquor.
That he became surly, morose,
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Falls today was made defendant
in an injunction suit filed by B.
B. Fenwlck, taxlcab stand owner.
Fenwick asked the court to issue
an order restraining city officers
from enforcing an ordinance
passed in November which gives
them" the power to stay where
stands are located and to with
draw licenses if any prohibition,
or traffic laws are violated.
Stallard Busy Again
H. H. Stallard of Portland
Wednesday filed with the secre
tary of state here a preliminary
petition for an 'initiative measure
establishing a $3 license fee for
motor vehicles and increasing tho
gasoline tax from four to five
cents a gallon.
Stallard attempted to initiate
a Similar measure in 1928 but the
petitions were not completed.
V Strangle- Lewis Wins
PORTLAND. Ore.. Jan. 29.'
(AP) Ed Strangler" Lewis, for
mer world's heavyweight cham
pion, defeated Dr. Karl Sarpolis.
Cleveland grappler, in the main
event of the wrestling match
Linn Campaign On
ALBANY. Ore.. Jan. 29 (AP)
Linn county's first candidate
in the 1930 primary election was
announced today through filing
of a petition by W. 8. Risiey, lo
cal attorney, who aspires to be
county judge. He will seek the
Capitol In Again
THE DALLES, Ore., Jan. 29-
(AP) Held on a charge of im
personating a man and attempt
ing "to pass worthless checks.
Capltola Cooper, 21, was being
held in jail here today.
Robberr Nets f7
PORTLAND. Ore.. Jan. 29
(AP) Two armed robbers held
up Louis Heckman In his grocery
store here tonight, obtaining 17 1
from the cash register. - ;
Fire Loss 930.000 '
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore,' Jan.
29. (AP) Fire: tonight de
stroyed the new plant of the Ar
vin Frame Manufacturing com
pany. The loss waa estimated by
officials at $30,009. Cause of the
fire was undetermined since the
bunding was demolished. - -
.The plant was owned by JT, I
Arvta. formerly el fJpokaaer ft
ni yaxtuuj tatsrea.
TO BE PROBED
Investigation of Race Riots
Launched in Central Cal
Islanders Barred From Par
ticipating in Prize Fights
To Avoid Trouble
LOS ANGELES. Cal., Jan. 29.
(AP) William J. French, di
rector of the department of indu
strial relations, said in a report
to the council of Governor C. C
Young today that a state investi
gation of the recent race riots in
central California has been
SAN FRANCISCO. Jan. 29.
(AP) Filipinos, involved during
the past fortnight in racial dis
turbances in several California
communities, were barred today
from the state's prizefight rings.
"To prevent further ill, feelings
and possible serious trouble," said
a telegram to a Vallejo promoter
frost the state boxing commission,
"please do not book any Filipino
boxers Until farther notice. If any
are now booked, take them off the
cards and get substitutes."
Police heads at centers of re
cent disorders moved today to
prevent further trouble.
Stockton was quiet after a noisy
night, in which the front of a
Filipino clubhouse was blown
away and several street scraps re
ported. No one was injured. More
than 16,000 Filipinos make their
homes in or near Stockton.
Authorities Investigating the
bombing are not fully convinced
that It was the work of whites and
are investigating the possibility
that the "outrage was the result of
internal dissension among mem
bers of the local Filipino colony.
The Filipino question at Wat-
sonville, near which city Fermin
Tobera, Filipino lettnee worker.
waa killed last week in a riotous
attack on a Filipino bunk house.
developed a political angle. The
state counsel for the Filipino Cit
izens league announced the or
ganization would file suits for
damages against Sheriff N. P. Sin-
noit and District Attorney Wilbur
Gardner on the grounds that the
riots last week would not have oc
curred had they exercised "prop
IS LAID TO QUARTET
SEATTLE, Wash., Jan. 19.
AP) with the arrest late to
day of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Base
and Mr. and Mrs. James Williams,
police and federal prohibition
agents announced that the four
probably will be charged with In
terfering and attacking a federal
arent in the discharge of his duty
in connection with the kidnaping
and fceatin? of D. Dunning an
under eover prohibition informer.
Bonds for the two men were
set at $10,000, Mrs. Williams at
$1,000 and Mrs. Baze at $3,000.
The arrest of Mrs. Baze who
was charged with having taken an
active part in the attack, vas fol
lowed rapidly by the issuance of
warrants for the others. Wil
liams was the owner of the eaj
used and me uriver ai iue nine,
Dnnnlnr. with R. Ginn. had
Just completed a deal for a quan
tity or liquor wun ine iour anu
had started to arrest them, the
agents reported. Ginn was
knocked from the running board
of the car and Dunning, who was
In the machine, was taken away.
they said. He was found wander
ing In a dazed condition several
hours after the kidnaping.
nnnninr aaid he bad been beat
en with a wrench and choked
while be was beinr driven around
Lake Washington He waa in the
citv hosnltal todav suffering with
severe bruises and an Injury to
MINNEAPOLIS. Jan. 29 (AP)
A three year contract at $10,-
000 a year are tne terms , on
whleh Tom Lleb. former assist
ant coach at Notre Dame, will ac
cent the nost as head football
coach at the University of Minne
sota, it was learned today.
Lleb, Is was learned unofficial
ly, submitted these terms yester
day, to a special committee -wnien
fa eaaklar a. anrvev Of candidates
for the position left vacant by
the resignation ox ur. ciarenee
Spears to become head coach at
the University of Oregon. . -.
Minnesota's counter proposal
to Lleb was S7.oe a year wua
am annual Increase of $$00 to
$10,000 a year, which is the high
est salary paid any memoer m
the faculty. -
TJh aata ha bad a contract In
his pocket, calling for $12,000 a
year from anotner senooi wnicn
he declined ta name. It is known
however, that he li wanted as as-
fataet eeaali at the-tTatteraHr. nf
California and as head eoaeh at
suivn ejoiiest ta jimm.
Artist Winner in
PORTLAND, Ore- Ji
tO. (AP) Def eating O.
O. OLaguer of Portland 250
to 114 in the final and de
ciding game of the tourna
ment, Monrad C WaHgren
of Everett won the Pacific
Northwest amateur 1843
baJkUn billiard champion
ahip at the Rial to parlors
here tonight. The contest
went 21 innings.
Wallgren will meet Rich
ard Fonts, southwest cham
pion at Seattle next month
for the Pacific coast title,
now held by the Everett
harp shooter. The winner
of this match becomes eligible-
for the national finals,
to be held at French Lick,
Indiana, the week tax-tins;
March 10. Wallgren won
the national title last year,
only to lose it two months
later to Ray Fessendew at
Olaguer, a comparative
newcomer in major compe
tition, lost only one game
during the tournament here,
giving him second place.
Sam Cooper, Seattle, was
Common People Avoided for
Husband's Sake Asserts
Plaintiff in Suit
TOa ANGEL.ES. Jan. 29
(AP) Intersnerged with defense
attempt to impeach her testi
mony, Mrs. Mattie Dean Hutchin
son, Chicago society woman, told
under cross examination today of
her attempts to cultivate the
"best people" as an aid to her
husband, Samuel S. Hutchinson,
whose alleged paramour, Mrs.
Edith P. Taylor, she is suing for
alienation of affections.
Hutchinson, a Chicago film dis
tributor, and Mrs. Taylor, from
whom the wife seeks $300,000
for an alleged love affair which
she claimed existed for 20 years
before she became aware of it, sat
In the superior court with bowed
heads, occasionally glancing at
the witness as she told of her
life in tones sometimes faltered.
"What do you mean by the
best?" Defense Attorney Bryori
Hanna asked Mrs. Hutchinson fol
lowing her testimony about her
"Well, the best." she replied. "I
tried to cultivate people of social
distinction to help Mr. Hutchin
son in business and socially."
"Did you try to cultivate com
I tried not to."
Hanna produced a letter writ-
tento Hutchinson by his wife
three months after their separa
tion in 1927, while he was living
here and Mrs. Hutchinson was
residing In Chicago. In it, the
writer accused Hutchinson of fail
ing to pay bills, lavishing money
on others and advised him if he
did not have sufficient, cash to
meet his obligations, he should
sell his stocks and pawn his val
uables "as I have dose."
SILVER 1W HELD
NOT ray TUT
PORTLAND. Ore., Jan. 29.
(AP) With the forecast of not
much change In temperature.
there will be no prospects of a
harBh silver thaw in this district
tomorrow or Friday, the weather
man promised today.
Today the mercury hovered one
or two degrees above the freezing
point and the weather was suf
ficiently warm to fill gutters to
the brim with running water and
slushy snow. .
A mild silver thaw hit the high
er regions of the city late yester
day, but the ice melted today.
Traffic moved np the Columbia
river highway today after crews
of workmen from Multnomah
county and the state highway com
mission joined forees In clearing
off the ice from the pavement
near Waukeena Falls and drifts
of tapioca snow near Multnomah
falls. Their all night battle was
successful and Union Pacifle
trains, blocked by huge drifts in
the same district, moved over
their regular tracks today.
PATROL TO PREVENT
WASmNGTON. Jan. 29.
(AP) Swept along by an inef
fectual effort to claim an- addi
tional 2100,010 for petroling the
borders, the Immigration aaestion
moved into the house today with
signs pointing toward Its becom
ing a major Issue. -
The matter was brought to the
fore with, the offer of an amend
ment by Chairman Johnson, of
the . Immigration committee, to
the f oar-department supply bin
to increase by $100,000 the $1,
818,440 carried la the : measure
for coast and border patrols.- Aft
er a brief debate, the amendment
was defeated by a IS to t vote.
Undismayed, proponents 'of a
strengthened guard alone the
boundaries et the nation to pre
vent the mecal influx at aliens
leenUaued to express their tIswb.
u in n
Community of Brookfield Is
Still Marooned Await
New Attempt to Be Made To
day; Other Towns Are .
ASTORIA. Ore.. Jan. 29 (AP)
Efforts of the river steamer Ef-
fin to carry provisions to the ke-
ocked community of Brookfleld,
on the north bank of the Colum
bia river, failed today when the
vessel was unable to break
through a 10 foot ice barrier
fronting the village.
The Effln nenetrated the ice
to other communities without dif
ficulties, however, and anchored
at Skamokawa. Wash., tonight.
She will make another attempt to
smash her way to Brookfleld to
morrow. If this falls the light
house tender Rose will be asked
to open a "channel to the maroon
Food Supply Now
Reports received here from
Brookfleld today indicated food
supplies in the village were being
pooled and that while privation
does not yet exist, there would be
great need of provisions in the
next few days. Some families
were said to have been without
supplies for the last ten days and
have been living on food furnish
ed by neighbors.
The steamer Beaver of the Ha-
kins Transportation company,
company, which started down the
Columbia this morning, was not
expected here until midnight as
she found ice conditions in the
river difficult between Portland
and Longview. No attempt was
made to send the Undine, of the
same line, up stream.
Health Unit Official Sub
mits Report After Ex
A report of the findings of Dr.
Estill Brunk, dentist with the
county health unit, in the dental
examinations held this month in
the nine grade and two junior
high schools in Salem has just
been submitted to the office of
the city school superintendent,
and shows that 66.4 per cent of
the 8,119 children examined in
these schools are in need of den
The fact that school children
are not responding more to the
dental aspect of personal cleanli
ness is disappointing to school
health leaders, but following Dr.
Brunk's report, an Intensive cam
paign of dental education will be
put on in the schools here from
February- 10 to 14, inclusive.
when the school dentist will show
films and In each school make a
special effort to Induce children
to help reduce. the percentage of
bad teeth. Dental defects have
consistently showed low ln the
health program in Salem, and
have alone been responsible for
keeping many children from the
annual health honor roll.
A large number of school chil
dren here have defects corrected
one year, or following the den
tist's recommendation, but do
not form the habit of keeping
teeth eared for regularly or of
going to the family dentist every
few months for examinations, tne
dental Inspections reveal. Chil
dren simply wait, in many cases,
until the annual school inspection
comes before any attention is
paid. Some children's teeth are
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NEW FORESTER FOR
DISTRICT IS 1MED
pnnTT.AKD. Ore.. Jan. 29 -
(kt ruronce J. Buck, assis
tant district forester in charge of
land management, will sncceea u.
M. Granger, former district for
ester here, on March 1, the local
forest office was advised today.
nMii..i .mmiMt waa annotated
chief of the national timber re
source survey being conducted by
the United states forest serviee.
- Buek has been a resident of
Oregon since 1908. He was born
in fttoekfcrldM. Mass.. October 10.
1881, graduating from Williams
college in Massachusetts la 1903.
He obtained his master of for
estry degree from the Tale School
nf VnrMtrr In 1S0S.
Two years after his arrival
here he was appointed to tne po
sition which he has since held.
Pravlnna tn that lie was deoutv
forest supervisor tn the Klamath
national forest in. California, La
ter he was made supervisor of the
Crater national forest la Oregon
and In 1102 he held the nosltlon
of assistant chief of operations
daring the formation of the west
ern forest districts. - " .
Notable among , his achieve
ments daring his service with the
local district ofnee were his ef
forts ta teereettve planning work
ia orogoa aaa wasnisgton,
Parts Of Eielson
Over Large A rea
Last Hope for Flyers Abandoned When Cabin
Is Found Unoccupied Short Distance From
Scene of Machine's Wreck
NOME, Alaska, Jan. 29. (AP) The fourth day of dig
sine for the bodies of Carl Ben Eielson and Earl Borland
in northern Siberia's hard packed snow at the lonely spot
where their plane crashed nearly three months ago revealed
more objects from the plane scattered far and wide but the
remains of Alaska's great air hero and his young comrade
had not yet been found.
Seven men were opening four, foot trenches through ice
Service Station to Be Built
On Boise Property Upon
Extension of the downtown
business section eastward on the
north side of Court street, was
forecast Wednesday when It was
revealed that Breyman Boise had
eased a portion of his property
on the northeast corner of Court
and Church, occupied for many
years by the old Eugene Breyman
dwelling, to the Texas Oil com
pany whleh is planning, it was
reported, to erect an elaborate
super service station on the prop
erty. The dwelling, now occupied by
Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Boise, will be
moved to property which they
own on North Summer street.
net south of Mill creek. Con
struction of the service station
cannot be started until weather
conditions permit of tbe removal
of the dwelling.
The ground lease, Breyman
Boise said Wednesday, does not
include the large walnut tree
which stands on the property.
That some development in that
part of the city might be expect
ed soon was Indicated more than
a year ago when the city council
at the recommendation of the
planning and zoning commission
approved a change for this corner.
Mr. Boise had assured the com
mission that no building would be
permitted there which would de
tract from the beauty of the civic
center. He said Wednesday that
his Investigation of plans for the
service station had assured him
the plant would be attractive and
In keeping with the surroundings.
KEffS HI 6H LEVER
NEW YORK, Jan. 29. (AP)
Speculative interest in today's
markets was divided between the
further recovery In stock prices
which carried the index of 90
leading issues to a new high level
for the year, and the renewed
weakness of wheat and eotton fu
tures, the latter touching new low
levels for. the season. Gains in the
stock market ran from 1 to 12 hi
points but these were Interspersed
ith a number of declines rang
ing from fractions to 4 points.
Excellent steel news, including
the publication of the unexpected
ly favorable statement by the U.
S. Steel corporation and reports
of a further upturn in steel mill
activity, provided the chief stim
ulus to the buying movement.
This was fortified by a series of
favorable dividend developments.
Including a resumption of pay
ments by Colorado Fuel after a
lapse of nine years and extra pay
ments by Liggett ana Myers ana
International Silver, and by a
further redaction in the daily
average of crude oil production.
Such irregularity as developed
in the stock market during the
dav was due largely to liquids
tlon by traders who had piled up
profits in the recent advance.
HIGH m BEETS
PRICES HELD VALID
OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 29 (AP)
Hirh orices paid for sugar
beets by the Great Western Su
gar company of Denver, were
merely "bargain days" for sugar
beet rrowers holding contracts
with the company and were not
paid to restrain Interstate com
merce. Federal Juage j. w.
Woodbrongh ruled here today In
dismissing the government's crim
inal action brought against the
The court also held that -the
statute of limitation had outlaw
ed the charges which were the
outgrowth of a price cutting war
in western Nebraska's beet re
gion. , - " - '. -
The government contended the
Great Western had paid exorbi
tant prices for beets and then
sold the finished prodact at an
aaprofltable priee ia ardor to la
fare, tho Bolly f aaag eompaay. a
vand snow over an area as
large as the average city
block 90 miles southeast of
North Cape, where Eielson's
ship crashed into a hill, apparent-
y traveling full speed.
But Seven of 18
Gas Cases Found
Only seven of the 18 cases of
gasoline which Eielson was carry
ing from Teller, Alaska, to the
icebound trading ship Nanuk at
North Cape, on bis ill-fated flight
of November 9 have, been found.
Mittens, seat cushions, parts of
the motor, batteries and provi
sions have also been uncovered.
Belief that the fliers' bodies
are buried in the same area and
covered by several feet of snow
during nearly three months' of
winter blizzards was strengthened
by the discovery of a trapper's
cabin a few miles from- the wreck.
Searchers believe that if Eielson
and Borland had escaped alive
they would have found the Rus
sian's shack, whilch lies about
half way between the wreck and
the coast of the Arctic ocean, ten
Russian Flyers SVek
Two Russian planes made a
400 mile flight from St. Lawrence
Bay, on the Bering Strait, to the
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FORT RESIGNS JOB
WITH 0.0. P. GROUP
Secretary of National Com
mittee Turns in Resig
WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 (AP)
-Representative Franklin Fort of
New Jersey, made public tonight
his resignation as secretary of the
republican national committee.
Mr. Fort who was manager of
the pre-convention campaign of
Mr. Hoover for presidency, has
been secretary of the republican
national committee daring the
Kansas City convention. In that
capacity he served during the pres
Along with the letter of Fort,
tendering his resignation, the re
publican national committee made
public one of Claudius H. Huston,
cnairman or tne committee, ac
Huston said that in view of
past conversations with Fort, the
resignation came as no surprise
He expressed his regret that the
New Jersey man had made np his
mind to quit the committee post.
IN WYOMING CITED
CHEYENNE, Wyo., Jan. 29.
(AP) Efforts of Wyoming boot
leggers to create a system of
state maintained blockades with
their districts, thereby shutting
off importations from outside ter
ritory, were related here today in
the trial ot W. C. Irving, former
state law enforcement officer and
22 co-defendants on a conspiracy
George A. Smith, a deputy in
the law enforcement department.
testified that Sylvester Taylor et
Thermopolis asked him to stop
the importation of Kemmerer,
Wyo., liquor into Thermopolis
"It's hurting my business in
Thermopolis and something is go
ing to be done about it, Smith
said Taylor told him.
Smith testified that be refused
to have any dealing with Taylor.
That being the ease, 111 have
to go over your head for X have
done business with - other offi
cers," Taylor Is alleged to have
told Smith, adding that his de
mands bad been granted.
Ready to Be Sold
Street Improvement bonds In
the amount of I 9,099 are now
ready to be sold, and an ordin
ance authorizing a can for bids
haa been prepared for introduc
tion at tho net. council meeting.
City Recorder . Mark Poalsen an
PORTLAND, Ore- Jan.
(AP) An order discharging C
S. Stowe, former chief deputy
county, cleric wajuaffirmed today
by. the eounty civil service eom
missioa la raporUaa their deci
sion npen tho appeal taken by
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ormation Important Com
mittee Presents Vexing
Issue at Session
Suggestion of Seven British
ARMS SESSION Ff BRIEF7
By the Associated Press
Conference splits on pro
posal for steering commit
tee to handle technicalities
Indicated that fears of Brit
ish domination through do
minion members caused
Plenary sessions today
will hear Franco - British
compromise on limitation
methods. Reported autbor
Itively that transference of
one-sixth of the tonnage of
each category to any other
class will be permitted to
meet national needs.
Secretary Stimson leads
movement to humanize war
methods, especially in nse
By FRANK H. KING
Associated Press Starf Writer
LONDON, Jan. 29 (AP)
New and unexpected difficulties
of procedure arose tonight to
threaten the smooth running et
the plenary session of the naval
converence tomorrow. A flvo
power agreement on the method
of measuring fleet tonnage was
practically complete, however.
and ready to be broadcast to the
world through the newspapermen"
who will be admitted to the ses
sion. The problem which so suddenly
reared Its head grew from objec
tions to the proposed steertng
committee of delegates on meth
ods and limitations, the setting
up of which was expected to be
the chief formal business of tho
session tomorrow. To this com
mittee were to be referred techni
cal questions such as those
France and Italy have been wran
gling over for more than a week,
so mat the conference proper can
go forward with the business of
Prime Minister Ramsav Mac-
Donald tonight held conferences
with Secretary of State Henrv L
Stimson, former Premier Reijiro
Wakatsuki and foreign secretary
uurn xo rage z, nease.)
Though large quantities of
snow remain to be thawed out.
Salem was rapidly getting back
to normalcy Wednesday as the
recent record cold spell slipped
The floods that were threaten
ed for Wednesday failed to ma
terialize because the rain clouds
passed by, once more contradict
ing the official forecast. Absence
of rain resulted in slower thaw
ing of the snow, and the work
done by the city street depart
ment workers In keeping the
drains clear throughout the cold
and snowy period, resulted in suf
ficient runoff to prevent any seri
ous flooding, though some drains
were blocked .np early in the day.
Rain Is still being predicted
and the danger of floods is not
Local residents are looking for
ward expectantly to groundhog
day, next Monday, when the pres
ence or absence of sunlight, and
consequently shadow, will accord
ing to tradition determine wheth
er good or bad weather is to be
. The Spauldlng Logging com
pany expects to have its plant in
operation Monday, although the
logs are still wedged In several
inches of ice. It Is expected that
they can be moved by that time
if the present weather continues.
PORTLAND. Ore.. Jan.
(AP) I n e o r p o r at 1 on of St.
Stephens pro cathedral Into an
effective cathedral organisation
was officially ratified today by
the 4 2d annual convention of the
Episcopal diocese af Oregon.
With Church Here
Pastoral relation of Dr.
Norman Kendall Tally, who
recently submitted his res
ignation ae pastor of the
First Presbyterian churcli
hero to accept call from
AJhambra, CalitW where of
ficially dissolved- yesterday
afternoon. The Presbytery'
appointed Dr. W. K. War
rington mt Oregon State col
lego as moderator smtU the
now pastor is chosen, j
- - Rev. Henry O. Hanson of
Woodbnrn presided over the
Presbytery, and Dr. W."
Lee of Albany was the state
clerk. About 15 ministers,
representinf as aaany Wffl-
amette vauey town.
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