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Salem, Oregon, Friday Morning, October 24, 1930
No. 181
T
IS ALOOF
IN MODERN AGE
Mrs. Biirkner Hasn't Heard
Of Julius Meier and
Doesn't Care to
Prohibition and Suffrage
Unknown Problems to
Mt. Angel Recluse
By SIDNEY JACKSON
MT. ANGEL, Oct. 23 The
tumult of the present political
campaign in Oregon., the prohi
bition question, woman suffrage,
and other problems of the day,
do not bother Nellie Biirkner. the
little hermit woman of Butte
creek.
In fact she has never heard
of Julius Meier or Phil Metschan,
and what is more she doesn't
want to. In the seclusion of her
tiny cottage, situated on a little
flat above Butte creek she has liv
ed since 1892. Following the
death of her father, in 1909, she
never set foot off her ranch for
18 years. Neighbors brought her
the few supplies she needed.
Only lately her neighbors, Mr.
and Mrs. Jake Blersack, have per
suaded her to come up and see
them. At first the little hermit
was very hy, but now she comes
" every day, weather permitting,
and listens to the radio. How
ever, she has to go home early,
so has missed the pleasure of
hearing Amos and Andy.
First Auto Ride
Two Years Ago
Two years ago the Biersacks
took her on her first automobile
trip, when they visited Scotts
Mllti..
Mrs. Biirkner came west with
her husband, brother and father
in 1892, traveling overland from
Utah by wagon. They home-
steaded in Butte canyon.
Here the tired wanderers made
their home. Below them they
could hear the muffled roar of
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IS FATAL TO TWO
STEUBENVILLE. O.. Oct. 23
(AP) Two men lost their
lives and a third was Injured
seriously In the cave-In of a rail
road tunnel that burled a Wheel
ing and Lake Erie freight train
near Adena, 25 miles southwest
of here today.
The dead are E. E. Duga, 55,
Dillonvale, and Jerry L. Sells, 40,
a conductor. The injured train
man was Al Romando, 35. who
suffered a crushed hlpand a bro
ken arm and leg.
Rescuers dug several hours in
the debris before the men were
removed. Sells' body, buried by
dirt and stone, was the first re
covered. Romando was saved by
supporting timbers that separ
ated him from the crumbling
tunnel roof. Duga and Sells,
caught under the heaviest part of
the cave-in, apparently were kill
ed instantly
The victims were trapped in
the train's caboose which was
demolished -when it was caught
-with six freight cars about 300
feet from the east end of the
tunnel. The cars were pulled
from the tunnel by a locomotive.
PAIR SUSPENDED
EUGENE, Ore., Oct. 23
(AP) Allan Spauldlng, Med
ford, and Robert Stelwer, Port
land, today were suspended
from the University of Oregon
for one quarter, authorities an
nounced. The suspension order was
based on alleged misconduct on
the part of the two while in
Portland last weekend.
Spauldlng is a sophomore,
Stciwcr a freshman.
REARS HUNGRY
CRATER LAKE NATIONAL
PARKOre., Oct. 23 (AP) Es
tablishment Of a bread line here
would be welcomed.
Crater Lake national park
bears, grown fat on bacon and
other delicacies thrown to them
by turists during the summer,
now are facing- the problem of
putting on as much weight as pos
sible for their winter nap.
The bears know their meal
hours. Workmen coming in
from the park to Government
hall for their meals soon discover
bear or two following them. By
the time all the men are in at least
a dozen bears have gathered in
anticipation of any scraps that
may fall their way.
TWO POLICIES HELD UP
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 23
(AP) Mrs. Alice H. McCredie,
wife of Judge W. W. McCredie,
today received a check for f 60,
000 in fall payment of the largest
insurance policy carried by the
late Charles Y. WiKfall. who eith
er killed himself or was fatally
wounded In a mysterious shooting
here August 12.
UN
REIN
RAILROAD CAH
Lost two Days
But Isn't Hurt
x- w
Meet Lawrence Sullivan, aged 3,
who wandered in the Nevada
mountains In freezing tempera-,
ture for two Cay, and nights,
but suffered only from exhaus
lon and hunger. He had wand
ered away from his uncle's
auomobile.
DELAY OPPOSED IN
BRAIN RATES CASE
General Move is Launched
Throughout Northwest
Against Rehearing
PORTLAND, Ore.. Oct. 23.
(AP Washington, Oregon,
Idaho and western Montana
grain growers through their at
torney, A. M. Geary, Portland,
are opposing the attempt of the
railroads to obtain reconsidera
tion and further postponement
of grain rate reductions ordered
by the Interstate Commerce com
mission. Geary has prepared a brief for
the grain growers and has sent
it to Washington. The growers,
answering the railroads asser
tion the Mountain-Pacific north
west was favored unduly in the
rate order, contend grain move
ments in this section consists
largely of low priced wheat
transported at less cost than
flour or coarse grain which pre
dominates in other sections; that
movements are over direct
routes with fewer transit stops
and less use of low outbound
proportional rates than in other
sections.
Delay Means Loss
Of Capital, Claim
The brief does not "attempt to
minimize the effect of the pres
ent financial depression on the
railroads" but says that to many
of the growers the depression
means "not merely loss of earn
ings bnt loss of total capital In
vestment.'
Wheat fs being held at ship
ping points and credit has been
extended to growers on the
strength of the commission's or
der, the brief says.
The reduced rates, under the
commission's order, would be
come effective January 1, 1931.
Parties to the brief include va
rlous granges and other farm or-
, ganlxations of the four states.
Too Enthusiastic; put
Park Needs Bread Line
Wigfall Insurance Paid
Bags Buck With a bow
Two other polities, one for
$10,000 and one for $5,000 re
main unpaid because of their sui
clde clause. The manner in
which WIgfall came to his death
has not been determined. Judge
McCredie, Wigf all's law partner,
indicated today if the policies
were not paid within the six
months limit permitted by law.
suits for collection would be filed
PROP IS ARCHER
CORVALLIS, Oct. 23 (AP)
Professor B. G. Thompson,
noted Oregon archer, has re
turned from the Rogue River
country with a 150 four-point
buck he shot with bow and ar
row. CONFESS ROBBERIES
KLAMATH FALLS. Ore.. Oct
23 (AP) Jule Stine. J. H.
Herr and Richard Mortier, arrest
ed here today, confessed to a ser
ies of about 30 robberies in Klam
ath Falls and neighboring com
munities.
Search of the men's quarters
revealed an assortment of guns.
jewelry, purses, cooking utensils.
radios, phonographs, clothing,
gasoline, children' banks, and
ten sacks of cement. - -
WILL SEND ENVOY
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.,
Oat. 23 (AP) Klamath In
dians, assembled la tribal
council at Sprague river yester
day, decided to send a delega
tion to Washington, D. C, in
the Interest of the tribe.
The exact object the delega-
i not revealed.
UN VICTIM
OF ATTACK BY
E
Mrs. Storey Cannon hit on
Mouth and Chin; Then
Assailant Flees
Cripple Returns After he
Had Begged Food at
Home on Highway
Mrs. Storey Cannon, who
lives on the highway two or three
miles south of town, turned from
the telephone yesterday afternoon
when she heard her dog fussing.
She had been telling a friend
about a queer looking stranger
who had asked for food at her
home that morning.
As she turned, the stranger
himself grabbed her by the arm,
telling her 'I'll learn you to make
fun of a poor cripple like me."
He hit her a glancing blow on
the chin and mouth and struck
her again on the back of the
head, she told Deputy Sheriff
Sheriff Bert Smith who investi
gated at her call.
Her right arm bore bruises se
vere enough to show the imprint
of the man's four fingers. The
man entered the home as she was
using the telephone.
Man Flees Wtien
Neighbor Comes
According to Mrs. Cannon she
screamed, and when a neighbor
woman was heard approaching
the man lost his nerve and fled
down the highway. Deputy Sher
iff Hasklns and Mr. Cannon went
in pursuit of him but did not lo
cate him.
The same man, described as
about 40 years old, wighing
about 160 pounds, about 5 feet
10 inches tall, approached the
Cannon home yesterday morning
and asked for rood. The lower
part of his right eve was dropped
or pulled away from his face, his
left leg was lame and his teeth
were black in front. He wore a
dark suit and a sloppy hat.
A man answering about tne
same description was noticed on
the down town streets the pre
vious day by one of the deputy
sheriffs.
HEAD US IT'S
LINCOLN1, Neb., Oct. 23
(AP) Walter B. Head, Chicago
banker and official of the Ne
braska Power company, today
told Senator Gerald P. Nye,
chairman of the senate campaign
funds committee, that his oppo
sition to Senator George W. Nor-
ris was a personal matter and
that the power company was in
no way Involved.
Head's testimony was In ans
wer to Senator Nye s charge that
the "opposition to Senator Nor-
ris had been placed substantially
on the power tru3t."
The banker who Is chairman
of the board of the power com
pany, said he personally fin an
ced a pre-primary poll In Ne
Nehraska to test the strength of
prospective opponents to Norris,
because the incumbent senator
had failed to support Ihe re
publican candidate for president
in 192S.
Norris defeated State Treas
urer W. M. Stebbins for renom-
ination in the August primary.
The poll was not secret as has
been indicated by testimony be
fore the committee. Head de
clared. "I told at least 40 or 50
men in this state of the move
ment."
Smoking Stars
To Remain .oii
Football Team
CHAPEL HILL, N. C. Oct, It.
(AP) Despite a telegraphie
plea signed by every member of
the Tennessee football team ex
cept Gene McEver, injured half
back. Coach Chuck Collins of the
University of North Carolina, to
day refused to reinstate Jim
Magner and Al Cole, suspended
players, in time for the Tarheel
game in Knoxville Saturday.
Magner, North Carolina's high
est scoring back, and Cole, soph
omore J?nd, were suspended for
. ' w . ,
a wee it .viunuay iot smoaing cig
arets after the Georgia game.
Collins left tonight with a squad
of 31 men but Magner and Cole
remained on the campus.
62 Million Eggs
Are Taken From
Oregon Streams
PORTLAND. Ore.. Oct. IS.
(AP) Hugh C. Mitchell, direct
or of fish culture for. the Oregon
state fish commission, announced
todar that more than C2.000.000
eggs had been taken from spring
and fall Chinook jjaimon uunng
the past year.
More than half Of these eggs
were produced from the Willam
ette river and its tributaries.
The remainder were taken from
coast statMCS.
STRANG
IN
HI
MATTED
Definite Moves to
Provide Jobs Made
By Federal Agency
Overtime for Postal Workers Forbidden so Ex
tra men may be Employed ; Shipping Board
and Army Engineers Change Policies
By CECIL B. DICKSON
WASHINGTON, Oct. 23. (AP) The federal govern
ment took concrete steps today to stem the tide of
unemployment as the Hoover cabinet committee set up tp
handle the problem began functioning.
Coincident with a call from Col. Arthur Woods, the re
ief director, asking industry to cooperate, government de
partments announced plans toO-
provide employment to a number
of the 3,500,000 idle Americans.
The postoffice department took
steps to suspend overtime work
to regular employes in order that
substitutes may obtain employ
ment. Orders to this effect will
go forward tomorrow.
Plans of the shipping board to
reduce its domestic force by 500
and its foreign personnel by 250
in its reorganization program
have been abandoned to prevent
an increase in the number of
obless.
Secretary Hurlev moved to
have the army engineers adopt
the "stagger system" of employ
ment on rivers and harbors
work, particularly along the Mis
sissippi river. He also is seeking
cooperation of contractors to aid
in increasing the number of Jobs
on certain projects.
Although Chairman Legge of
the farm board noted that
agency had no means of dispos
ing of the wheat purchased in
stabilization operations to aid
the unemployed, he said in his
response to questions that if con
gress wished to pay for the
wheat, the board would be glad
to turn It over to the Jobless.
WILL START S
WASHINGTON. Oct. 23 (AP)
The senate's inquiry into the
operation of banking systems will
open November 15 under tenta
tive plans announced today by
Senator Glass, democrat, Virgin
ia, the chairman of the investi
gating committee.
The hearings promise to give
an Insight into the operations of
the stock exchanges where fluc
tuations In stock prices have cre
ated considerable interest both
at the capitol and the White
House but, the investigation itself
is not aimed at the stock exchan
ges. Pending conferences with the
other committee members. Sen
ator Glass is announcing no def
inite plans for the study other
than to emphasize that it will be
conducted into all phases of the
national and federal reserve
banking systems.
Senator Glass, a co-author of
the federal reserve act, has al
ways contended the act was in
tended to forbid the use of feder
al reserve funds in speculation.
BUDGET FOR CITY
TO BE CONSIDERED
Appointment of the budget com
mittee which with the council will
formulate the city budget for
1931, will be made the next reg
ular council meeting, November 3,
Mark Poulsen, city recorder, an
nounced Thursday.
Under the Salem charier each
councilman appoints one citizen of
Salem to serve with him on the
budget group while the mayor ap
points a member-at-large making
30 men on the budget organlza
tion.
Each chairman of a council com
mittee submits an estimate of his
department's needs for the com
ing year and these estimates are
turned to the ways and means
committee, headed by Ellis Fur
vine. This committee in turn re
ports a tentative budget to the
general sroun of 30. Comparisons
of prosepctive expenses are maae
with the costs for the year just
nassed.
When the budget Is completed.
the council is called upon to vote
for It or against it as the council
alone can levy taxes.
Destroyers of
Pacific Fleet
Crash, Damaged
SAN DIEGO. Oct. 23 (AP)
Colliding in the darkness and
dense fog early today, the des
troyers Claxton and Jacob Jones,
attached to the destroyer sauad-
tons. battle fleet, and based here
were damaged severely, and two
members of the crew of the Clax
ton were Injured to such an ex
tent their removal to the naval
hospital was necessary.
The Claxton has a gaping hole
in her port side. Just forward of
the bridge, while the Jacob Jones
bow was fouled up for a distance
of several feet. No men on the
latter vessel were reported hurt.
INQUIRY Oil DAIS
I!
MAYOR LIKELY TO
POWER MM
Says he Probably Will Sign
Resolution Providing
Vote on Filings
Mayor T. A. Liresley while re
luctant yesterday to state exactly
his decision on the council ordin
ance putting the North Santlam
Marlon lake water and power right
filings on the ballot November 4,
indicated late in the day that he
would "probably sign the resolu
tion."
If the resolution, passed Monday
by the council, is given the may
or s signature, Salem citizens a
week from Tuesday will vote yes
or no on the proposition of a mu
nicipal filing on the rights.
City Attorney Trlndle has asked
that the ballot be taken to give
added proof of Salem's intent
when he goes before the state rec
lamation commission and asks that
the city be given prior rights.
While Salem has already asked
first claim to Marlon and the
North Santiam, the filing of the
Northwest Power company is a
prior one and will need to be up
set Mayor not for
Municipal Plant
Mayor Livesley Indicated yes
terday he was by no means an
advocate of municipal power sys
tems. He said he felt that the de
mand of Salem for light and pow
er was not sufficient to make pos
sible municipal production of low
er rates than were now available
throuph the larger units which
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PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 23.
(AP) Organization of a work-
ingmen's loan bank, with a capi
tal of $150,000 or more to be used
for unemployment relief, was pro
posed here today by Ben Selling,
chairman of Portland's unemploy
ment committee.
The bank's funds would be loan
ed to married men with families
who have lived in Portland six
months or more. The loans would
not exceed $25 a month and would
continue not more than five
months. They would be repayable
at $2.50 a week beginning March
15. 1931.
Other proposals suggested es
tablishment of clubs where un
married men could obtain meals
for five and ten cents; establish
ment of woodyards where tran
sients could saw wood in payment
of meals.
Selling said his bank plan would
care for 1500 families during the
winter. He believed 95 per cent
of the loans would he repaid.
S
DRY UP NEW YORK
WATERTOWN, N. T., Oct. 23.
(AP) Prof. Robert P. Carroll,
dry candidate for governor, would
use the marines against prohibi
tion violators, If elected, he told
an audience here tonight.
He said he would ask for 10,000
marines to clean up the speak
easies in New Yck city and would
declare martial law if necessary.
He also "would ask for sub
marines to blow the rum fleet of
the coast, to the bottom of the
sea."
Hit-fun Driver
Is Killed When
Car Turns Over
PORTLAND, Ore.. Oct. 23.
(AP) Clyde A. Barton, 35. of
Portland, was killed late Wednes
day night near Portland when his
car turned over on the highway
near Portland.
Barton, who was fleeing from a
minor accident, was alleged to
hare been Intoxicated. He had hit
a parked car belonging to Alfred
Moline, Portland. Moline pursued
Barton but lost sight of him near
Kendall station. He drove as far
as Clackamas station and then
turned back. On his return he saw
the overturned ear 100 feet off the
road. Barton was dead,
IMP
DYED
PROPOSES
MI
T
FOR BUSINESS
HELD JKHED
First Anniversary of Stock
Crash Sees Optimism
Creeping Back
Idle Industries Resuming
and men Laid off are
Called to Labor
NEW YORK, Oct. 23 (AP)
A series of Items of business
optimism sang across the wires
of the nation today the first an
niversary of the stock market
crash.
They told of several thousand
men being called back to fu1
time Jobs, of plants preparing to
resume normal operations, and.
In one Instance of an increase in
wages.
President Hoover's committee
on unemployment began func
tioning at Washington and mu
nicipal agencies made definite
movements for the relief of local
conditions.
None would minimize the ser
iousness of the present situation,
but there was an undercurrent of
increased optimism in the day's
news.
From Detroit came announce
ment that the ten plants of the
Fisher Body corporation outside
Detroit would resume full time
operation Monday. Between 6,
000 and 7,000 men who have
been working only three days a
week will benefit. The plants are
situated in every area of the
country.
The Yellow Cab company of
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OSIERS ASK PAY
BUT DON'T CET IT
WASHINGTON, Oct. 23. (AP)
A demand by six of the star
players on the George Washing
ton freshmen team that they be
paid for their football services to
day resulted in their dismissal
from the squad.
James "'. Pixlee, director of
athletics, said five of the players
had gone in a group stating that
unless the university reverted to
its former practice of giving room
and board as well as means of
getting spending money, they
would leave school.
Forewarned of the move, Pixlee
sent out a aswer they could
leave immediately. Later another
player Joined the "pay or no play"
group, and he, too, was invited
to leave the university. Meanwhile
six other freshman athletes were
under investigation.
Dr. Cloyd Heck Marvin, presi
dent of George Washington, re
iterated Pixlee's answer as th3
group came to him asking honor
able dismissal. He said George
Washington would rather have no
football team than one where the
players were receiving money to
represent the institution. It had
not been decided tonight whether
the players would be expelled. The
players announce' late today they
had withdrawn from the univer
sity. STILL IN
MINNEAPOLIS. Minn., Oct
23 (AP) In the opinion of
Dr. E. Starr Judd. president
elect of the American Medical as
sociation, the golden age of med
al discovery lies ahead.
The possibilities of the future,
Dr. Judd said today, are fully as
great as the accomplishments of
the last decade.
"We probably have Just begun"
he told the assembly of the Inter
state Post Graduate Medical as
sociation of North America, j "We
cannot tell what research holds
Just around the corner, but cer
tainly, the belief so often express
ed that medicine has gone as far
as it can, is in error."
Dr. Judd, who is a member of
the Mayo clinic and a professor
of surgery in the University of
Minnesota graduate school of
medicine, said he regarded as a
"remote possibility" the adoption
of a plan whereby a government
al unit would take over the prac
tice of medicine, paying physi
cians' salaries and using general
taxes to meet expenses.
Bryant Sentence
Reduction to be
. Warmly Opposed
CORVALLIS, Cre.. Oct. 23.
(AP) District Attorney McHenry
said today he would vigorously op
pose any official move to obtain
commutation of the sentence of
Lans Bryant, now serving a life
prison sentence for the murder of
Lewis Dickerson, assistant foot
ball coach at Oregon State college,
Reports that appeal for commu
tation of the sentence had been
made were received here with con
siderable surprise.
TURNING
MEDICAL
ra
NW
Hittite Relics may
Tell Man s History
From Darkest Ages
Her Abductors
Still at Large
If &r4N CHf 1
ALMA McKINLBT
SUSPECTS FREED
P
Mrs. McKinley Says man in
Carthage Jail Isn't
Her Abductor
CARTHAGE, Mo., Oct. 2 3
(AP) Held 24 hours as sus
pects in the kidnaping of Mrs.
Alma Wilson McKinley, Green
field, Mo., heiress, William Pra
ter and Mrs. Emory Hill today
were released from custody.
Mrs. McKinley, ordered from
her home October 13 and kept in
hiding 21 hours by a lono abduc
tor, came from Greenfield to
view Prater.
She looked at the 41-year-old
motor ear salesman through bars
of a cell In the county Jail. Af
ter several minutes she said with
assurance:
"He's not the man."
ILLS OF BUSINESS
NEW YORK. Oct. 23 (AP)
Edward E. Shumaker, president
of the R. C. A. -Victor Co.. Cam
den, N. J., told the membership
council of the Merchants associa
tion of New York today that the
causes of our business ills had
been removed.
Shumaker said business reacts
to prosperity as an individual
does and becomes sick from over
expansion, over-production and
all the attendant evils accumulat
ing in the boom period of 1927-
29. He showed that savings ac
counts had increased and that
business recession was only ten
per cent berow normal years.
He said to avoid a slow con
valescence confidence must be es
tablished. Merle Thorpe, editor
of "Nation's Business" agreed
and added the country was far
from "broke."
Town Wiped out,
100 Dead, Word
TAMPICO, Mexico, Oct. 23.
(AP) The commander of the
garrison at Alamo, state of Vera
Cruz, reached the village of
Chapopote Nunes tonight, and,
communicating with military
heads here, said that as many as
100 persons may have died in
floods there and that the town
had been practically wiped out.
Stepmother
Ground
DENVER, Oct., 23. (AP) As
10-year-old Leona O'LoughHn
went to her grave today, police
continued the relentless grilling
of her stepmother, Mrs. Pearl
O'Loughlin, for an elaboration of
her statement in which Detective
Captain Clark said the woman as
sumed responsibility for the
child's murder.
Mrs. O'Loukhlin's statement to
Clark also caused the police to
detain Frank O'Loughlin. her
brother-in-law, for questioning.
The five day Interrogation of
the woman was interrupted today
by a court order from Judge
James C. Starkweather which re
solved the barrier of incommuni
cado which police established last
Snnday when she was arrested.
Frank O'Loughlin was taken in
to custody as he -was preparing to
attend Leona's fnneraL Detectives
found him at the O'Loughlin home
where he has been living. He was
talking with Detective Leo
O'Loughlin, father of the slain
child, who also was ted ground
1 Liaiif i"$
N HA
S
CURED
DECLARED
Archeologists BurrovV
and Find Evidence
of Stone age
Strata Reveal Remains
of Many Succeeding
Civilizations
By PRISCir.T.A RING
ALISHAR. Turkey. Oct. Si .- -(AP)
A gray sin-baked niourd
stands in the h-art of the un
dent land of th Hittites. Bur
rowing through if for five yesu.
American archeologists have v,
a cross-section of the history f
mankind as thy dug for a "Men
tion of the Hittite mystery.
On this one mound, the Ali
share huyuk (huyuk is Turkih
for "artificial hill") a mound f.
300 feet lon and 2.000 fet
wide, situated 12 miles south
east of Angora, th Oriental t
stltute of Chi.'atio university
has Just completed its fifth era
son of excavations. Dr. Hsr
Henning Von Dr Osten. leir
of the expedition; Richard Mar
tin of Chicago, and a German.
Herr Reifenmuller, who are a!l
veteran pursuers of Hittite mys
teries, saw the 1930 expedition
produce the niont important rt
sults of the Oriental Institute '
five years in Anatolia.
Digging 81 feet below the it
adel wall which crowns the Alt
shar mound, th expedition tbi
year struck the dwelling place f
stone age man, exposing relict
of a settlement existing at leflt
10,000 years bfare the christian
era. Working down to this neo
lithic level, the expedition h
exposed one on top of the o:hn
relics of ten distinctive pnli
of man's history.
Many Periods of
History Revealed
Below the surface, wl.te
stood the remain of an Aimr.
ian settlement abandoned sojmp
80 years ago, wer found In mif
cession the Omanli strata, the
Seljuk, the Byzantine, the Ro
man, and the Mre.-iins of the fr
lod comprising at once the Gallio
invasions of A-iU Minor. t'tr
Cappadocian kingdom and Oe
Phrgian.
Downward, farther away and
longer ago, come the strata c-t
the new Hittite empire, nl
downward again, leaving tte
iron and coming to the bronze
age, appear the remains of the
great first Hittite empire, whi.-h
rose to power in the second halt
of the third millenium B. C. and
fell somewhere round 1800 B. C.
Piercing below this great treas
ure house for Hittite study, the
American expedition passed the
strata of men of the copper sr.
and so at last reached neolitfci
eum. exposing the wooden rorf.
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SETS BIS 1DDIM1
A steady rain, which btgan
Thursday morning, contlantdl
throughout the day to add .41
Inches of rainfall by 6 p. m. to
the less than one-inch precipita
tlontion heretofore in October.
Yesterday's rain was the first
here since October 17, when one
hundredth of an inch was record
ed. October of this year bids fair
to exceed a year ago when only
1.17 inches was recorded for Oc
tober. November, 1929, was eew
of the driest months ever record
ed for the fall season, only .S
of an inch precipitation being rec
orded at Salem. December, 1929,
came back "wet" with a venge
ance, 11.09 Inches of rain falling
during that month.
Confesses
Glass Slaying
glass which laboratory tests shew
ed the girl had swallowed befer
being thrown into Berkeley lak
last week.
The statement which police sai4
implicated Frank O'Loughlin can
at the end of an all night inquisi
tion by Captain of Detectives Bert
Clark. .
"Get Frank and give us a rani
ty test." Clark quoted Mrs.
O'Loughlin as shouting. "We mtttt
both be eraty!"
Douglas Millican. eight year eM
son of Mrs. O'Loughlin by a previ
ous marriage was questioned te
day by investigators for th
district attorney. They said Doafr
las related details of the meal &f
the O'Loughlin home last Tnes4
night, shortly before Leona disap
peared. The girl and her faifc
both were fed some rice, Deugta
said, which his mother warned him
not to eat.
"She told me I had already eat
en too much other food," Donr-'f
said his mother said, when be ak-
ed for a bowL
f u.
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