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Hoo ver May Hold Up
f yiAno- Poinr7
Notes Oh Treaty He
awiLo iivui u
Firm SuggPestsllt - Will Ask
Only Payment of Tax
:' On Motor iFucl
Some Motorists Storing It
In Bathtubs; Warning
As to Law Given
GAS PRICE RANGES
By The Associated Press)'
Gasoline price natM iu.
pasted : Thursday im Pacific'
cohet cities xaehsded: - -. -
Los Angeles, 8 to 11
cents; Fresno, 7 to S cents;
Oakland, Ml to IS cents;
San Francisco, 8 to 14 cents.
Portland, 8 to 10 H cents;
Seattle, M to 11 cents;
Spokane, 11 rests, ;
1 SAN FRANCISCO. July ,10. w
(AP) Motorists in Pacific coast
cities Joined gasoline- station own
era in running -around .from sta
tion to station reading the sign
as gas prices dropped. lower and
lower today. .
price sign noted in "aC Associated
Press snnrey was seven cents, in
Fresno, there were reports ot
sales there at five cents Including
the three cent California- state
tax, and in other cities systems of
free oil end service shaded the
posted prices as ranch as fire
cents a gallon.
Captain Theodore Trivett, head
ot the tire prevention bureau
here, took note ot stories of mo
torists baying extra gasoline' and
storing it, even in their batstubs.
"A bathtub is all right for sing
ing in bat not for storing gaso
line," he continued, in citing the
state law prodding not more than
five gallons of gasoline could be
stores above ground except in an
approved container. ' . '
To Intervene, Claim
Got. C. C. Young said he be
lieved any intercession in the
"war" by the state, would conflict
with the supreme court decision
holding the effect gasoline was
not a pablle utnttj"-. .
Oil debates appeared today In
Some dealera In San Francisco
offered gasoline at 7 cents com
pared to f to1 14 cents at most
stations, if the motorist 'would
change his oil.
One dealer in Oakland, selling
at the inside price there of 11
cents, offered a quart of 25 cent
oil with each tire gallons of gaso
line, making the net cost six cents
One major oil company was
said to he preparing to sell gaso
line for nothing, merely asking
the consumer ; to pay the three
cent state tax. ,
The independent dealers in San
Francisco r prepared to telegraph
Attorney ? General Mitchell In
Washington, hitting the govern
mental investigation of price Jug
rlinr started last year, and blam
ing the laxity of -the administra
tion for the present "war".
HOOVER TO ATTEXD
WASHINGTON, July 10.
(AP) Following a call by Com
mander O. LBodenhamer of the
American ; Legion at the White
House today. Legion headanarters
announced that President Hoover
would attend the opening ot its
annual convention in Boston,
ASTORIA, Ore., July 10.
(AP) Justice ef the Peace J. L.
Toumala, who has held that office
In Astoria precinct for the past
ten years, was behind the bars in :
the county Jail today on charges
of embezzlement of public funds.
Toumala failed to provide 15000
bail required by Justice of the
Peace R. O. Ralston, Seaside.
An' investigation ot Toumala's
office records has revealed a
shortage ot almost 112,000, Audi
tor Zelgler said, but he is specif
ically charged with embeulement
of S1,S00 deposited by county of
ficials. . p. V,.'. - -
AID a FIRE FIGHTING j,
MEDFORD, Ore, Jnly 10-
(AP) V. F. Horton, Portland,
assistant regional forester, is
directing experiments la Crater
; waflonal forest to test the feasl-
bility of nalng radto eendina;
and recdrlng sctj to supple: :
meat the telrphono system to -
rthe forest service. The radio sete .
; weigh abowt OO pounds and can
-. be transported by packhrorse.
.- . ; .
CHURCHES HAT, MERGE i -
CORVAIXIS.Ore, Jaly'ie. w
(AP The United Presbyterian
srnod 'of Columbia today, sent Dr.
D..W. McQulaton, 6pokahe,: retlr
: tag moderator, to Aberdeen to
confer with the northern Presby
terians regarding the merger ot
two Presbyterian denominations.
FISH "BETSO ' CATGHT
J THE DALLES, Ore., July It.
-(AP) Indian tlshenaen today
reported many steelheads are be-
Columbia river,. Indicating, the be-
Kinsinx ox US summer run, :
Loses Fight on "
" - ' '
,A'r.:.:fi -V:W--: J
Senator McKellar of Tennessee,
whose resolution deanaadiew of
President Hoover access to toa
fldcntial correspondence anent
uw tu&armanient treaty was
amended before naasam in such
saanner that the whole matter
was left to the presidents dis
cretion. Forecasts Vary From Ending
Of "War" to Further
Complete mystery surrounded
the gasoline situation in Salem
Thursday after dealer had reduc
ed their price to 12 cents a gal
lon during the afternoon. Only
tomorrow will tell whether the
next move is to be op or down.
One dealer predicted a Jump to
IS cents within the next if hours;
hut molt 'of them frankly admit i
uat the next move M a snssie
"We will only know a tew min
utes beforehand what the price
will be." one dealer remarked. ?'
Practically all OH companies
are-protecting their stations, but
a number ef the Independent
dealers are selling at' a loss, and
wondering -now long tney will be
able to hold out.
Only one service station man
among several questioned late
Thursday night had noticed a ma
terial Increase in sales since the
"war- hit Salem.
The drop to 12 cents was made
after a general conference of ser
viee station men and representa
tives of several oil companies af
ter word reached here that sta
tions along the West Side high
way were selling for 12 and 13
cents. But most dealers conced
ed that the price has now reached
Its lowest point and look for an
increase by the first of next week
if not before.
The highest Intensity of the
war seems to be in California
where rumor had it that a major
company was preparing to give
gasoline to dealers at the price ot
the state tax, three cents. No one
questioned here last night belter.
ed that such a situation would be
possible here or anywhere In the
RUMORS FLY THICK
Justice of Peace Jailed
Rangers May Carry Radio
Northwest Is Prosperous
Steelhead Ron Is Started
JTJCH INTEREST PAID
PORTLAND. Ore July It.
(AP) Joel E. Ferris, president
of the Ferris Hargrave comnany
of Spokane said here today Pac
ific northwest investors received
llt.000,000 in interest payments
and bond eoupons, July 1.
"Economic conditions in the
norhtwest are better, than in any
other section ot the United States,1
Ferris said. t
PENDLETON. Ore.. Julv 10.-
(AP) Members ef tha evMtitlVa
Committee tt the TTmattlla rinMi
association will go to Portland to
morrow to discuss with the cham
ber Of commerce and other staum
the various phases of the Uma-
tuia project. - . -
-. ' BIDS ARE OPENED . r
PORTLAND, Ore July 10.
7APl-TUifa tar -smdl A A
nallee ttt thm Salmon rlrer hirs.
ay located In the Sluslaw nation
al-forest, Lincoln eounty were
opened today. The low' bid ot fonr
submitted was- that -of Tanker-
"Wlecke and company, s Corvallls,
I0T 151.611. . . - W- V
KLAMATH VAl.TJi Ore.. ' .tnt-v
10 f API Patltlmia eiYfn the
Tepuhllcaa state central commit
tee to nominate Jnllna , mm
candidate for governor of Oregon
were Deing signed acre today,--
- CTRL nitotrvcn .
f-' PORTLAKD, Ore Jaly 10-
20. Portland, drowned in the
' TTHljunette river today when an
r ewtboard aeotorboat ta whlcBi
C she -wee rldinr wthutwo he ye
vertnrned. The body was not
immecufciy recoTcrca, x ; :
McXellar Resolution Is
By D. HAROLD OLIVER
WASHINGTON. July 10.
(AP) After three 'days spirited
debate, the senate today adopted
modified MeKellar resolution re
questing President Hoover - to
transmit to the senate all corre
spondence bearing on the London
naval treaty exchange between the
powers prior to' its -negotiation.
The vote was X to 4. '
- km flnallv ft&r-aA. the rAaola-
Hnn wnnlH mifc that eetiAB t the
president subject: to. whether he
felt it would be narmiui to ine
public Interest. This is the attitude
assumed by Mr. Hoover, when he
refnaed to transmit to the senate
oreign relations committee all J
- . i
papers requested by it. 1 -
Opinion was divided on wheth
er the. executive would accede to
the senate's request, some sena
tors believed he would stand by
his original : position. - utners
ho,r)i y,m would vredaee the
doeamenta with a rcaaest. they be
held In -confidence. t V
Sanator Reed, renuhllcan. Penn
sylvania, a delegate to London and
a Hoover supporter, said the reso
lution as amended was satisfac
tory to him. -
Disposition of the resolution
cleared the way for resumption ot
debate on the treaty, although
Senator Copeland, democrat. New
Tarlr - fired the first can for the
treaty opposition daring the. reso
lution debate today. He asserted
the ct failed to relieve the tax
burden or give parity to American
and British neets.
The amendment to the mckoi
i veaointion rlvinr the presi
dent the right to withhold docu
ments he consiaerea too conu
dential was offered by Senator
Robinson, Arkansas, the minority
leader and the other senatorial
delegate to London, it was aaopt
mA it tn 17. Most of the treaty op
ponents were recorded in the op
position on tnis -vote.
vriramn'mN. Jnlv 10 (AP)
War department efforts to se
enre accommodations on -any ma
jor transatlantic .
, v. riniA Star mothers
and widows , going abroad this
summer at government
have ended in failure.
m. . L.kllttv n( UT Of the
companies to accommodate the
group of negro mothers and wi
dows sailing-July la has resulted
in the chartering by the war de
partment of a separate ship for
department by the Holland-America
line, the North German Lloyd,
the Cunard line, Anctfor line, the
and the French Une for their in
ability to meet requirements w
.aAMMAlata i rial epTATITs.
en v a amr1rA.n Ifercllatnt
lines, affiliated with the United
States lines, was assigned the
u K,UV w
vii tnr ttia rroiin sauiBK on
the 12th, the entire accommoda
tions or tne ireigmer-pis
Teasel American . Merchant being
Tht n.t ef ibarterlnr the ves
sel will bring the average for the
transportation of the negro moth
ers and widows to' more per per-
.... m A a.
Ati Vkaivs tna.il mr tne wuilbbi
many of whom sauea ra caom
. . a . . a
passage on vesseu or me unitea
Be Hanged Today
WALLA WALLA, Wash., July
ief ATM Preston Rao Sllmr
Clark will be hanged here tomor
row morning for poisoning A. L.
Rldwell - of walla waua..wunine
aid ef Bldwell's wife., in Decem
Clark's last chance to escape
the rallnws was wined but today
when a hastily summoned com
mission, of doctors reported " to
John L. fiharMein that Clark was
"low rrade. mentallr defective
nd -lrresDonslble. but not In
On Bribe Count
rrn avnurr.M. Jnlr
r API rnim Kranse. a nrtvate
detective was contlcted by a jury
tAnlcbt en hribrnr lnrors lor Ja
cob and Loots Berman, defend-
anu in the ltIS Julian petrole
um corporation fraud trial.
Kranse faces sentence oz from
one to 1 1 year:ttt- the penlten-
uary. .ttenitmce inii oe jnmw
eed Moaaay,' y -
Set Nine Fires
COUXR d'ALEKS.' Idaho, - July
10 (AP) Nine firea. were set
by electric storms in the Couer
d'Alene national forest lasl
night. It "was reported today- by
Soperrisor C K. MeHarR.
A heavy shower helped to con
troi the tires, ;;
arm Board and Governor of
Kansas Shift Scene
No Disposition to Dictate
To, Grower, Chairman
DODGE CITT. Kas., July 10
AP)- The federal farm board's
gospel of wheat acreage reduction
today was formally presented to
southwest Kansas (or dlseussion.
Invading the heart ef this hard
winter - wheat area, the federal
spokesmen. Secretary Arthur M.
Hyde, of the department of ag
riculture, and Alexander Legge,
chairman of the farm board, and
an opponent of the acreage reduc
tion program. Gov. Clyde H.
Reed. Kansas, renewed a debate
begun yesterday in' Hays, Has.
They addressed 1,100 business
men and farmers.
Secretary Hyde, the opening
speaker, said hot weather was the
proper tune to "evangelise.' Ad
vocating the voluntary withdraw
al of acreage from wheat produc
tion, however, he assured his
hearers there was no disposition
on the part of Chairman Legge orJ
himself to "compel the Kansas
farmer to do something he doesn't
want to do."
Chairman Legge, answering a
challenge by the Kansas governor
that the board act to increase the
evel of wheat prices, said the
board was spending $1,000,000 a
month to carry over 0,000,000
bo. of last year's surplus crop and
the board would not buy more of
Legge urged wheat farmers to
sit tight, expressing the opinion
if they would do so the market
would improve 2 s cents a bush
Hyde pointed out industrialisa
tion of agriculture had resulted
n many new farm problems and
urged the farmers to plan for
The question of wheat grow
ing or potato growing, he saio, "is
a subject which wUl find solution
In economics, not polities.
"We would like to see Amer
ican agriculture adopt a system
which will make a profit for the
Asserting wheat aereage in the
world since the last war had in
creased 40,000,000 acres. Includ
ing 14,000,000 acres In the Unit
ed 8tates, the secretary said that
was one cause of prevailing sur
pluses and low prices.
He said other commodities al
so were depressed end that "we
are in the grip of a world wide
situation which the American
farmer could well take into con
He denied he and Legge
preached the gospel of despair'
as charged by Gov. Reed at Hays.
He urged the farmers to follow
labor In organizing.
SHANGHAI, July 10 (AP)
Brushing defeated government
troops aside, northern alliance re
bels today continued their vic
torious march southward through
'A sudden thust by 10.000 men
carried them twenty-five miles to
Tslning, about seventy-five miles
south of Tslnan. the snamung
capital recently overrun by north-'
erners seeking to place their lead-
ers, uenerais ten jui-oaan mo
Fens- Yu-Hsiane-. at the head of
the Chinese' government.
The -surprise' attack anticipated
the general offensive being pre
pared by President Chiang Kai
Shek to regain Shantung. For
days he had been withdrawing
troops from the main front in
northern Honan, he was said today
to 'be planning a counter offen
Meanwhile, except for a nation
alist push toward Kalteng, S00,-
000 government soldiers ana
00.000 Insurgent rested, gath-
eriner strength to resume their
long struggle along the Halchon
Tungkwan railway a struggle
that may end In the rebels being
driven into the Yellow river or
their break through to Nanking,
to set up another government. .
i Taken for Flock
i? ROSEBURG. OrelJuIy l--r
l API John- Maddox. fig. Mel-
farmer."' waa in a hOSPiti
today suffering from shot woundi
hMnflfc ha wan mistaken for . a
mU hmv of wild nizeons. -
Gua Koken. neighboring farnr
er," employed Maddox to pick
cherries. Koken. with i shot fun,
wae- hnntlnr wild - Dlteons - de
stroying ; his fruit. He saw' three
branches moving' and fired..'
- ; Maddox, t with wound ; tit lit
arm. cheat and head. . scrambled
from the tree end eallaaaed.
Physicians saidhe, would re-
-w- - - .
'..v':--..:.- '' -SwS
Pan! Mantx, San Mateo flier, who
in three and a half boars made
40, "outside loops" in an air
. plane, setting a new world re
RELIEF FROM HEAT
More Prostrations Deaths
Reported in Midwest;
ft Harvest at Night
CHICAGO. July 10 (API-
Withering weather held its unre
lenting grip on the mlddlewest
today with more than a dozen
state experiencing 100 degrees or
Numerous nrostretlons and
deaths were' attributed to i the
heat wave which has hovered over
the broad central plans all week.
In Illinois a severe rainstorm
and high wind swept across the
north part of the state, bringing
temporary reuei from tne, heat
but causing extensive damage to
telephone and telegraph lines,
wrecking many silos and wind
mills and leveling grain fields.
In Kansas, farmers reported
they were doing their wheat har
vest by moonlight to avoid the
heat, but at Minneapolis contes
tants in the national open golf
championship toiled over the hills
in a bolline sun that registered
The St. Louis area reported two
more deaths and a dosen or more
prostrations. A street worker In
Council Bluffs Iowa, collapsed
while at work and died later.
The wave stretched as far
northwest as Montana where
Miles City reported 108 and as far
southwest as Arizona. It was 05
or near it in most of Ohio and
Indiana and sections ot Tennessee
and Kentucky reported 100
MERGER WILL STOP
PORTLAND. Ore.. Jnl-r 10
CAy H. F. Warner. BeatUe
vice president of the Sunset Pa
cific Oil company, announced here
tonight his company and the Sea
board Oil and Refining company,
Ltd., would be merged at mid
night.. . .
The transaction. Warner said
Involves all of the equipment, re
fineries and distributing outlets
or tne Seaboard Oil company at a
ngure in excess of 11,000,000.
Warner expressed the belle
his announcement would be fol
lowed within a tew days by a re
turn Jto former gasoline prices. He
said be chose Portland as the
place td make the announcement
because he considered this terri
tory the hotbed of the gas war.
BUFFALO. N. Y- July 10
tAP) Glenn H. Curtiss, aviation
pioneer who was taken to the
Buffalo general - hospital today
after-suffering an . attack ot ap
pendicitis at Hammondsport, will
be operated .. on tomorrow.' big
physician. Dr. TheW Wright, an
nounced toaiahU . The attack had
left Curtiss in no immediate dan
cer, Dtf Wright ti&.
BETTER STILL -
" Gasoline Is1 only 12c now
In Salem. That means lota
of MllcaM a very Tittle eosC
Tons to page . nine and
look over the list of good
nsed cars offered. A ear pnr
liable dealers will give yew
Mi Tj '- :. :, . V;:.
w e mm
hat Interpretation Put on
Promises of Announce
No Promise Made at Meeting
With Officers' of the
G. 0. P. Committee
By FRANCIS M. 8TEPHBNSON
WASHINGTON, July l
fAP) Claudius Huston faced
the Irate officers ot the republi
can national committee today and
held oft their threatened demands
for his resignation as national
chairman with a statement he
would discuss this "after the ad-
onrnment ot the senate.'
The statement waa immediate-
y subjected to the interpretation
In political circles that Huston
then would announce his resigna
tion but the fighting chairman
told newspapermen after the all
day conference with his officers
that I made no promise."
The belligerent officers who
went to the party conference to
day determined to tell Huston
they believed his usefulness as
chairman was at an end, left the
room saying they were satisfied
with his statement.
They are Satisfied
Three of these officers who
have been demanding Huston
quit Daniel E. Pomeroy, ot New
Jersey, a vice chairman; Joseph
R. Nutt, of Ohio, the treasurer;
and James Francis Burke, the
counsel conferred with Presi
dent Hoover before - the meeting
and again at the noon recess. It
was after this last White House
conference that the belligerency
of the Huston foes. faded notice
Huston said he had received no
word from Mr. Hoover, directly
or indirectly. He said he had not
talked with the president since
last Sunday night when Mr. Hoo
ver told; Huston ot the opposition
to him. It was then the stories
started Huston would resign at
A solemn agreement was enter
ed at the party conference today
that all talking about the party's
irouDies wouid be ended. It was
agreed Huston should make any
statements that were made. He
asked for an ODOortunltT to be
freed from the constant round of
speculation about him, resulting
irom tne gossip within the party,
ARKANSAS, PASS. Texas. July
10. (AP) Five Kansas City
men who flew to the Gulf of Mex
lco on a fishing trip, four of them
prominent business and proles
sional men and the fifth a trans
port pilot, met death near here
today when their airplane explod
ed In the air and crashed to the
Hurat Boyle, 48, president of
the Missouri Bar association and
prominent civic leader In Kansas
Raymond Watson. 39, attorney
and son ot I. N. Watson, veteran
member of the Kansas City bar.
R. J, DeLano, 47. for the last
20 years a builder of apartments
and residences in Kansas City and
formerly chairman ot the repub
lican city committee.
Eugene Lynn, expert account
ant; and president of the Kansas
City Golf association. -
Gene; Gabbert. transport pilot
of several years' experience and
for the last year pilot of Dr. W.
M. Cross, former city chemist ot
Kansas City, who loaned his plane
for the fishing trip. .'
J. Turner Blanks
Sacs and Helps
1 Out at Bat Too
SACRAMENTO, July 10
(AP)- Jimmy Turner, right
handed Hollywood pitcher, was
the whole show here tonight when
be not only pitched a fire bit
victory for the Shleks, S to 0, but
drove in one run and scored an
other. Turner waged a pitcher's
battle with Fay Thomas, Sacra
mento epeedhall artist, who gave
out but six hits himself and
struck out eight men.
4tU-3 R H X
Hollywood ..S I 1
Sacramento ...0 g 1
. Turner and Bassler; Thomas
Madison Breaks ,
' ; Another Record
i Si it-.S. -J -- ' i "?:-'.
SEATTLE. - July. IS AI)
Helena Madlsen, 6eattle swim
ming Barrel, Juroke the world's
120. yard free style swimming
record for women . here tonight,
making ? the distance, 1:15.8. The
established - record of l:18.f tot
the ; distance waa made by Ethel
Lackie -of the Illinois athletic
club. i J- r ,-r.
DRAGGED TO DEATH . '
. BUHL. Idaho, Jaly 1 (AP)
WUlad Reed, It. entangled la
a lariat, was dragged to his death
by i frightened bone yuterdty.
II 5 LIVES
Mechanical Cow Is
Not Yet; Making of
. Milk Still Mystery
SACRAMENTO, CaL, Jaly
10 (AP) The day iof the
aaechanical cow which will
gvle synthetic milk is not yet
here. O. K. Beed, chief of
the federal bureau of dairy
industry, so declared before
the annual dairy control
conference) here today.
Henry Ford had an Idea a
mechanical cow would be
developed, Reed said, "but
oar researches convince as
It is an extremely remote
possibility. In spite of aQ ear
work, we have learned only
a few facts about how milk
Is made by the cow.
Victim Is Obscure Gangster
Often in Toils; Police
. CHICAGO, July 10. (AP)
Racketeers took their 47th victim
of the year today.
He was Thomas Bonner, ob
scure racketeer, one-time suspect
n the 1133,000 .Evergreen park
mail robbery. His killed, police
said, was known and would be cap
The living room of his - own
home was Bonner's execution hall.
rare but not a new departure
for gangland' killings. Callers
knocked at the Bonner door early
today, entered at his greeting and
strolled into the parlor. From an
adjoining room Mrs. Bonner heard
her husband argue with one ot
the visitors, :
"You've got me wrong on that,"
Bonner .was protesting.
There was the crack ot a re
volver and Bonner tell, a bullet
through his head. The slayer and
his silent companion vanished.
The police hsd known Bonner
11 years as suspect In automobile
thefts and confidence games.
The recent hl-Jacklng ot $200,-
090 worth ex whisky irom a gov
ernment warehouse and subse
quent recovery of part of the Hq
nor In a raid at the Evergreen
Park "Roma Inn" held a clue to
the executioners, detectives said.
The believe he was snot by i
killer who thought he had been
double crossed, perhaps In the be
lief he "sauawked" about tne
whlskev at the Roma Inn.
The manifold investigations oi
the killing of Alfred Llngle, Tri
bune reporter, to outward appear
ances were at a standstill wun
the rnmored arrest and release in
California of ,,Red" Forsylhe,
more of a mystery -than when it
was reported last night.
Hearing Forsythe, wanted as a
snsnect in the Llnrle murder, nan
slipped through the clutches ot
Los Angeles officers. Chief Invest
igator Pat Roche of the state's at
tnrnev's office, telephoned a Chi
cago detective in the coast city and
was informed the gangster had at
no time been in California. -
Child oi Three
Is Late Victim
Of Spanish War
TWIN FALLS, Idaho, July 10
,(AP) John Hackeny, S, was
killed at Burley yesterday by the
explosion of a torpedo-bomb, relic
nf Snanfsh-American dSTS.
The ' bomb, from 'which the
powder had been removed, .had
hn naed 11 I dOOT StOP f Or
years and the child was playing
with the bomb ana aroppeo
thm - rrnnnd. The explosive Cap
hit & rock and a fragment of the
shell hit the child in tne neau.
Lion Hunter Would Open
New Industry tor Salem
Just In the mUst of consider
able talk about business frepres
slon eomea new Industry for
Salem. " -;' ''
It's a thrilling occupation,' .-ana
which wIU bring the city mneh
The business Is none other than
lion hunting! -,- w - " . .
- And if yon don't believe there
la Interest tn Salem as the po
tential lton-hnntlnr center of the
Great West; Just read the follow
ing letter addressed by Roy T.
Cravey, Prescott, Arizona, . resi
dent to the local cbamber ef com-
merce: ' - w
Enclosed find newspaper clip
ping regarding Hssoun tain Hon in
your' country, : ; '
l ia Hon hunter and have
some good dogs and lion are get
ting ' scarce here. - Would like - to
eome up there If X could get some
dope en It. Would yon please tell
me what the bounty la on each
lion, how plentiful they are, and
if one can get saddle horses to
sse la Tuttntin tbeau. :-;.;'7
Points to Former Aid
Declines to Folio
Blindly Path of
Thomas B. Kay, candidate
for the republican nomination
for governor, declared Thurs
day that if he was to recti!
the nomination he would fol
low 'my usual policy of run-.
nine on a platform formula!-
ed by myself'
"With all due respect to tbe
late George W. Joseph. Kho
was a close personal friend of .
mine, and to his supporters,
who advocate the adoption
without change of his plat-
rorra, l nave only to state that
would run on a platform for
mulated by myself.' Mr. Kay
said in an interview, brouf hi
lorcn oy tne declaration in va
rious newspapers that the nomi
nee should be compelled to adept
the Joseph platform without
Asked to declare himself W :
the public utility question as well
as hydro-electric development ia
Oregon, State Treasurer Kay eat
llned four points in his platform
regarding these public policiee.
By U. g. Favored
"I favor development of power
resources ot navigable streams in
Oregon and In the northwest by
the federal government. I par
ticularly favor federal develop-
ment'of the Umatilla Rapids pro
ject tor power, irrigation, aed
"As a member ot the 123 W
islature, I voted in favor of the :
passage of House BUI No. lit
(Chapter 118, Laws of 1923) ap
propriating 110.000 for coopera
tion with the department ot the
interior In the making of prelim
inary examinations, investiga
tions, and surveys tor the de
velopment of hydroelectric' acd
reclamation projects in Oregon..
"This appropriation, together
with $60,000 appropriated by ttm
federal government, was expevteV
(Turn to page Z, coL 4) . , :
AS STAY IS DEB
CANON CITY, Colo., July 10.
(AP) Ralph neagle' waft
hanged, tonight at 9;03 p. tn. Ha
was pronounced dead at S:11H
with a broken neck.
The bandit maintained t.fs
calm and nerve until the ead.
Even while the black cap was
adjusted ovec his head and te
noose tightened around his neck
Fleagle betrayed no signs of fal
- DENVER. July jlO (AP)
Ralph Flaagle. condemned La,
mar, Colo., bandit, today lost , his .
last chance to escape the gallows
The-state supreme court refused
a plea of Fleagle's attorneys fef
judicial recommendation for re ,
prive. . - . . ; .i,
A few hours before the eearfc
decision Gov. William A Adam
refused to Intervene. ' .
Acting for Fleagle, Attorney &
Harrison White made a plea to .
the court this afternoon.. The pica,
was . based : on a eonf essron and
agreement t made at Colorado4
Springs : after Fleagle'.s arreat.
The court previously had ruftd
on the confession and today Chief
Justice - Greeley ,Whttf or d told
White the court's opinion was un
changed. . !
- Crarey' enclosed In his letter a
press dispatch from Salem start
ing: Why go i to 'Africa whew
there Is. plenty of good gitaa at
hornet In the body ef the artkrie
is a statemeat that a prise wd ,
SO0 for each coutar was to bw
offered. by tbe state game eaat
mUsioa. Instead of : the f eraser
bounty of 1 25. The article deelar- -ed
that sheep and deer were kill
ed by the mountain lions si ere
rapidly than they were prop>t-
PORTLAND, Ore July li .
(AP) Stanley G. Jewjett, bead cf
the Portland office of the ared- v
tory animal control dlvlslew f
the biological aurvey, said . today
that during the fiscal year tun
ing June J t, IS 1 0. - federal gov
ernment banters tn Oregon
turned in the skins of 3 80 C-
otei 410 bobcati, 17 courart, axd
4 1 stock killing bears.
ia addiUoa te , this nulii.
Jewett said,. Oregon stoeirmesl
hare taken 111 Coyotes.