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Salem, Oregon, Wednesday Morning, December 3, 1930
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Drought, Relief too Loom
1 As big Subject Whl' ;
McNary and Robinson Both
Introduce Measures to
Provide Loan Fund
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By -FRANCIS M. STEPHENSON
WASHINGTON, Dee. 2 AP)
Congress .went to -work, today
with its ' attention centered on
unemployed and drought relief
after pausing to hear President
Hooter's views outlined in his
Republicans and democrats
heaped varied forms of relief
remedies into the legislative fun
nel through the day and tonight
committee chairmen were calling
meetings far later in the week, to
organize for handling them.
In his message President Hoo
rer asked for $100,000,000 to
$150,000,000 to accelerate con
struction ifor employment relief,
and a fund for seed and. feed
loans tor farmers whose crops
dried up. i
He pointed to an estimated de
ficit for the present fiscal year
and a narrow surplus margin In
prospect for the 1932 fiscal year
and said: -
"I can not emphasize too,
strongly the absolute necessity to
defer any other plans for Increase
of government expenditures. Most
rigid economy is therefore nec
essary to avoid increase in taxes."
Senate Silent When
Hoover's Address is Heard
The president's recommenda
tions were heard with customary
silence in the senate. In the house
the republicans stood and ap
plauded, at its conclusion but a
number remained seated with the
One of the iwr bills offered in
the senate, wis by Senator Glenn,
republican. Illinois to authorize
the $150,000,000- emergency
funds requested by the president
to be used in speeding public
buildings construction and In
land waterways improvements.
But the outburst of democratic
crtticTsm InT the senate which fol
lowed announcement of Mr. Hoo
(Turn to page 10, coL 2)
MRS. MILLER WILL
FLY Oil TO
vtt xt T Dee. 2 . ( AP )
Mrs. J. M. Keith-Miller and Cap
tain W. N. Lancaster, her living
partner, expect tor fly to Miami
tomorrow with the plane in
which she saia sne waae -forced
landing on Andros Island
Friday, John Liggett III, Pitts
burgh, said tonight.
un Keith-Miller arrived in
Nassau by fishing boat yester
day. Lancaster and Liggett, one
of the backers or a xiigm sue
waa ATTtdcted to make from Pitts
burgh to Havana and return.
flew in a rescue plane irom an-
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ami to Nassau ana Anaros isiana
They picked up Mrs, Keith-
Miller at the former ptace ana
proceeded to Kemp's bay on An
dros Island, where she and Lan
caster left the plane, taking gas
oline and oil for the proposed
flight to Miami.
Morrow on Deck
For Oath; Will
v WASHINGTON. Dec 2.
(AP) Dwlght W. Morrow came
to Washington today to take his
seat in the senate as a member
from New Jersey. ,
He will present himself for the
oath of office tomorrow.
Morrow takes the place of
Senator Baird in completing the
unexpired term of Walter E.
Edge, ambassador to France. On
next March 4, he begins a six
year term of his own.
Mrs. Morrow accompanied the
senator elect and she will be the
only member of the family pres
ent when he is, sworn. .
6 Statesmen of
To U. S. Named
CHICAGO, Dec. J (AP) In
'the opinion of Harry E. Atwood,
author and constitutional author
ity, the . six greatest American
statesmen were:- v
"Benjamin Franklin for pre
paring the constitution;. George
Washington for creating it; Alex
ander Hamilton for ratifying It;
John Marshall v for , Interpreting
It; Daniel Webster for expound
ing it and Abraham Lincoln, for
preserving It." J
Atwood, bead of the constitu
tional education , association,
made the selection in an address
today before the military, iatelll
Salient Points in
ERE are pointed sentences
short session congress which was received with cheers
fFAm tll. VA.fl hi aTl ,a,rAa mm m. nw.li,. .AM.tn.J .-
remarxs: . .. -r , .. .'-, .
"Economic depression can not be cured by
legislative action . or executive i pronouncement.
Economic wounds must be healed by the action
of the cells of the economic body the producers
and consumers themselves." !,
"Some time ago it became evident that un
employment would continue over the winter. We
have as a nation a definite duty that no deserv
ing person in our country suffers from hunger or
cold."' ' 3
. "As a contribution to the situation, the fed
eral government Is engaged upon the greatest
program of waterway, harbor, flood eontrol, pub
lic building, highway, and airway Improvement
in all our history. This, together with loans to
fcii.iaririt. ii in a
MaeeetvHootw merchant snipDuuaers, improvement oi ine navy
and in military aviation, and other construction work of the gov
ernment will exceed $520,000,000 for this fiscal year.1 j
"To Increase taxation for purposes of construction work de
feats its own purpose, as such taxes directly diminish employment
for the next six months, and new plans which do not produce such
immediate result or which extend commitments beyond this per
iod are not warranted."
"Our Immediate problem is the Increase of employment for
the next six months, and new plans which do not produce such
Immediate result or which extend commitments beyond this per
iod are not warranted."
"I urge' the strengthening of our deportation laws so as to
more fully rid ourselves of criminal aliens."
"The political agitation in Asia; revolutions In South Amer
ica and political unrest in some European states; the methods of
sale by: Russia of her increasing agricultural exports to European
markets; and our own drought have all contributed to prolong
and deepen the depression.
"In the larger view-the major forces of the depression now
lie outside cf the United States, and our recuperation has been
retarded by hte unwarranted degrees of fear and apprehension
created by these outside forces."
FRANCE STRONG FOB
Chamber of Deputies Adds
$24,000,000 by Vote of
433 for, 139 Against
PARIS, Dec. 2 (AP) Addi
tional military credits totalling
$24,000,000 and earmarked for
national defense were voted by
the French chamber of deputies
today, 433 against 139.
Staunch opponents of the gov
ernment Who have voted regu
larly against the Tardleu ministry
on other problems, switched to Its
support when the question of na
tional" security was raised.
War Minister Andre Maglnot,
urging passage of the measure,
declared that the additional cred
its would be used in fortifying
France's southeastern frontier.
M. Maglnot said the . govern
ment planned to call for an in
crease in the-period-of military
training of reserves among the
populations living close to" the
Low Birth Rate to
The war minister explained
that because of the low birth rate
In France during the war years
the number of men joining the
colors from 1935 to 1939 would
be between 140.000 and 150,000
instead of the 240,000 men who
are now called.
"Thus when that period is
reached we shall have to bring,
forward new military arrange
ments." M. Maglnot said. He
concluded: "We faTor interna
tional solutions of these problems
bu a country invaded three times
in the course of 100 year must
insure its own security, par
measures of security will dlscohr
age those who might foster plans
for attacking us."-
Truck z 'Fags' '
Stolen in South
- SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 2.
(AP) Two men who must have
heard about reaching for a cer
tain kind of cigarette reached
Out and took a whole truck load
LICENSES GET BIO REVENUE
PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. Z.
API Fimree released from the
office of the Oregon state game
commission today showed a proi
it of. $95 for the fiscal year end
ing September 30. 1930.
Receipts amounted to $449,523
while expenditures were $449,433.
Hunting and angling licensee
and fines for law violation nro-
vided most of the revenue.
DEMAND ALLEN'S RETURN
EUGENE, Ore., Dec. 2. :
(AP) University of Oregon
etadents were elrralatiag peti
tions today demanding the rein
statement of Robert Allen, de
posed ' managing editor of the
Oregon Emerald, etadeat dally.
Allen was one of three sin
dents removed from office by
the executive conncfl of the
atadent relatione committee for
hie alleged connection with
pre-game raDy. J
VICTORY RALLY PLANNED
CORVALLIS, Ore.,. Dec-J. ?
(AP) The Oregon State football
team ended Its triumphal tour
here today. A throng of students
and townspeople met the special
train which brought the squad
and the Oregon State, band back
from Chicago.-: v, .v -".
Part of the convocation hour on
the campus tomorrow wm be de
voted, to a victory rally at which
Hoover's Address to
on Tuesday 'i ' ;
from Hoover's message to the
Julius L. Meier, governor-elect,
spent virtually all day Tuesday in
Salem gathering information for
his inaugural message and in
specting a number' of houses and
anartments. He conferred with
T. B. Kay, state treasurer; Hal E.
Hobs, secretary of state, and other
Meier told the state treasurer
that he would send a man to Sa
lem next week when his quest for
information will be continued.
The governor-elect Indicated that
he would have his mesasge com
pleted and ready for the printer
(ate this month.
Although Governor-elect Meier
Inspected a dozen bouses here to
day he has not yet determined
definitely which one he will lease.
The rentals were said to range
from $40 to $160 a month.
Mr. Meier was accompanied to
Salem by Henry Hansen, ex-newspaper
man. who probably will
serve as executive secretary dur
ing the Incoming administration.
Hansen already has leased an
apartment, which he will occupy
later in the month.
The I rovernor-eleet said he
would I move to Salem early In
January. He will be. accompanied
by Mrs. Meier.
Oi Guilt Over
NEW YORK. Dec. 2 (AP)
Archduke Leopold of Austria
was entirely free today of entan
glement in the allegedly Illegal
sale to a New York Jeweler last
winter of the Napoleon necklace
which belongs to his aunt. Arch
duchess Maria Theresa.
Last week the archduke was
acquitted of a charge of having
aided and abetted the theft of
the necklace. -Another Indict
ment charging him with complic
ity in the theft was dismissed
Charles L. Townsend and his
wife,, both under Indictment in
connection with the sale, have
never been arrested. - '
Seek Editor's Return
Aggie Team Back Home
Bride's Smoking Irks
members of the team will be
BLOWS LEAD TO DIVORCE
; ALBANY, Ore Dec 2.
(AP) Lawrence Masterbrook
didnt like to see his bride of
five months smoking cigarettes. .
His mild remonstrances, how
ever, were answered by blows, i
he alleged In a divorce salt filed
here today. He charged owelty. ;
FILM SHOT AT MEDFORD
MED FORD, Ore.. Dec 2 (AP)
Ben Lyon, motion picture actor,
and a company of other ; actors
and actresses have been In south
ern Oregon for several days film
ing part of a new picture. ,
The actors were in the Klam
ath district today. . : .
SUFFOCATED IN SAWDUST BIN
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore., Dec
9L (AP) -Lawrence Pippin,
4T, fireman's helper, was saf-
, located here last .night. : -:
He fell head first into a saw
dns bin a a sawmill here. :
HARVEY NEW RAKER MAYOR
BAKER, Ore., Dec . (AP)
Bert Harvey was sworn la as may.
or of Baker today. He succeeded
J B Messicki ; ;
nirvey Immediately appointed
a new police chief, a new munici
pal judge, and one new police officer.-
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FOR WEST OUT
TO JUMP RATES
Delay for Year at Least in
Effecting Grain Reduc-
tion Is Sought
Study of Western Situation
With View to Increase
WASHINGTON, Dec. Y (AP)
Western . railway executives
contended today that the entire
transportation problems of that
district should be gone into by
the Interstate Commerce commis
sion and a policy of upward re
vision of freight rates adopted.
In a letter to commission the
association of western railway ex
ecutives asked that the effective
date for putting into effect re
duced grain rates already ordered
be postponed for the period of
the depression and for not less
than one year from next Janu
They asked the commission to
adopt a general poller of revis
ing rates upward instead ' of
downward. Investigate rail, mo
tor and water transportation and
oil and gas pipe lines.
Recommended to congress leg
islation fer regulation of motor
vehicle and pipeline transporta
Revise water freight rates
from a flat 20 per cent under rail
rates to a "basis that would en
able private water carriers to op
erate at a profit." -
Immediately revise long haul
freight rates upward.
Eliminate overhead rates and
continue the present combina
tlon .based on Chicago and re
lated western gateways.
Asserting that net operating
revenues of lines in western clas
sification territory had declined
$112,332,733 during the first
nine months of this year the ex
ecutlves said they had later re
ports indicating further losses of
The executives indicated In
their letter that only the business
depression . prevented them from
asking an immediate upward re
vision of all western rates. They
expressed a "sincere desire to
ameliorate the difficult problems
now confronting the commission,
the railroads and the general
public to the end that there shall
be no Impairment of railroad ser
vice in the western district."
Checks is Held
Charged with passing a coun
terfeit traveler's - check, J. E.
Green of Portland was brought
into justice court for arraign
ment yesterday pending a prelim
inary hearing before Justice
Green is alleged to be one of a
group of men who passed a num
ber of fake traveler's checks on
local merchants last month.
The checks closely resembled
those Issued by the National City
Bank of New York and the coun
terfeit was not discovered until
the unpaid checks were returned
from New York.
Green was arrested in Port
land. Widow is Placed
As Oiiicial in
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 2. (AP)
TWaniiA of a nersonal interest In
the railroad of which her late hus
band was president, Mrs. Charles
N. Whitehead today-aecepted a
nmitinn as assistant to the presi
dent of the Missouri-Kansas-Tex
as railroad. - I
Mrs. Whitehead, probably the
Mr.t woman to take the title and
responsibility of a major railroad
executive, was appointed by M. H.
Cahlll, president of the road, to
direct Its service and organisation
from a woman's viewpoint.
v Up Own Toast in
NEW YORK, Dec. 2. (AP)
Gus Eckhard, one time bar
tender, hanged himself today. .
On a table la his room, he had
left this verse: " ,
u w ibMni - mm "
y steady ... ' - v
And . drink to your comrades'
" eyes. - . v . . .
Here's to the dead already '
And here's to the next who dies."
Mooney Plea to I
NEW YORK, Dec J (AP)
The national - Mooney-Bllllngs
committee today, following the
California supreme court's denial
of a pardon to Warren K. Billr
lags.' wired' to Tom Mooney and
Billings In the 'California prisons
pledging "redoubled efforts with
the new governor . of California,
James Rolph, Jr.," who takes of
fice next month. :
Chinese Proves to
Be Model Husband;
Here's His Secret
SEATTLE, Wash!, Dec 2.
(AP) Federal Probation
Officer Adrian B. Miller waa
questioning Jang Ah Lang,
4, today, who had been giv
en a suspended sentence on'
charge of , possession of
"How long have yon been
married?" Miller asked.
"Thirty-eight years," the
"Ever . have . any trouble
with your wife?"
"No, no trouble," answer
ed Jung, smiling.
"Where Is your wife
now?" Miller inquired.
"Oh. she been in China all
ATTEMPTS MADE TO
Mrs. Howard. Stale Witness
In Bowles Case Told to
Keep Close Mouth
, 'PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 2
t (AP) Police announced tonight
an attempt had .been made to In
timidate Mrs. II. W. Howard, one
of the state's chief witnesses
against Nelson C Bowles, 34, and
Mrs. Inn a Locks Paris, 28, charg
ed with the murder of Bowles'
wifeMrs. Leone Bowles, 33.
An unidentified man today
walked into Mrs. Howard's home,
police said and after assuring
himself of her identity, said:
Kicks, Scratches Woman
Report to Police
Taking of testimony In the in
quest into Mrs. Bowles' death Is
to begin tomorrow and Mrs. How
ard told the man she expected to
tell the truth. The man then
knocked Mrs, Howard to the
floor, police said, and kicked and
Then he drew a revolver, po
lice said, and told Mrs. Howard
that unless "you keep your mouth
closed, this is what you win get
A police guard was placed
about the Howard home tonight.
Police said attempts to intimi
date other witnesses for the state
had been made by telephone.
Selection of a coroner's jury
was completed today.
BELIEF FOR VETS
IS IIP III CONGRESS
WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 (AP)
Relief for 4.133 disabled vet
erans will be provided during the
eurrent fiscal year in the build
lng program of the veterans' bu
reau outlined today by Frank T.
Hines, its administrator.
Hospitals with from SO to 400
beds will be built In the follow
ing cities and states, but sites for
many remain unselectede:
New York, Texas, Albuquer
que, N. M.; San Francisco, West
Virginia, Indiana, Kansas and
Salt Lake City.
Facilities will be sdded to the
hospitals at Somerset Hills, N. J.J
Northport, N. Y.; Camp Custer,
Mich.; North Chicago, 111.; Knox
vllle, Iowa, Bedford, Mass., snd
Approximately $16,000,000 has
been authorised for the program.
Local Men Will
Go to City For
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A number of members of the
Salem chamber of commerce are
planning, to attend a dinner in
Portland next Monday given in
honor of William Butterworth,
president of the United - States
chamber of commerce. Repre
sentatives from chambers
throughout the state have been
invited to the affair which will be
held in the Masenie temple.
Men who have indicated they
would attend from here Include
Hal Hobs, secretary 0f state, C.
P. Bishop, J. N. Chambers and
C. E. Wilson.
Major Says His
W He Drank Her
Way to Disaster
KANSAS CITY. Kas., Dec' 2
(AP) Facing trial In federal
court here Thursday for the al
leged poison murder of his sec
ond wife. Major Charles A. Shep
ard, in a statement today,- char
acterised Mrs. Zenana Bhepard as
an instatlte drinker who filched
whiskey, from his army physici
an's 'kit in which he also carried
The major. St.-said his deceas
ed wife was a secret drinker and
that fearing Insanity she became
melancholy at-times and express
ed n wish to die. , - -
FERACI BEATS EUGENTTE
: POCATELLO, Idaho, Dec 1
(AP) Charlie Ferael, San Diego
weltemrelght, and Wlllard Nor
ton. Eugene, Oto- fought tea
round to a draw here .tonight.
The bout was tame. The referee
voted for Ferael and the- two
judges called the tight a draw.
Each weighed 147. Chuck Her-
berger,' Eugene, knocked out Kid
Sims. Pocatello, -' la the first
round, -.i " -1
John M. Llewellyn, Portland
i Manufacturer. Fires on
Woman. 26, Dies, and man
In her Apartment Crit
PORTLAND, Ore.. Dec 2
(AP) John M. Llewellyn. 68.
prominent Portland business
man, in what police described as
a moment of extreme Jealousy,
today shot and killed Mrs. Ida
Hume, 26, a waitress, critically
wounded Jack H. Lovett, 30, Se
attle salesman, and then went to
his summer home near here and
took his own lite.
Police said Llewellyn arrived
at Mrs. Hume's apartment while
she and Lovett were at breakfast.
Llewellyn broke the glass in the
door, reached through and open
ed it and entered. When he saw
Lovett he whipped out a revolver
and fired two shots at him. Lov
ett told police. Then he turned on
Mrs. Hume and shot her through
the arm and neck and as she fell
he shot her in the back.
Llewellyn Found Dead
In His Summer Home
Without another word, accord
ing to the story Lovett told po
lice, Llewellyn left the apart
ment. Two hours later he was
found dead in his summer home,
a shotgun beside him. John
Moore, caretaker at the place,
said Llewellyn had borrowed the
gun and two shells from him.
Clara Merrick, a waitress em
ployed at the same place as Mrs.
Hume, told police Lelwellyn had
threatened to kill Mrs. Hume If
she did not stop associating with
Llewellyn is survived by his
widow, two sons and a daughter.
He was president of the Portland
Bolt and Manufacturing company.
Lovett's condition tonight was
said to be falr."
The annual convention of the
Marion county school officers
will be held In the courthouse
Saturday, December 6, beginning
at 10 o clock In the forenoon. All
school board members were wel
come to attend the session.
which Is designed to bring chair
men of school boards together to
discuss their common problems.
The program for the day in
cludes call to order by Grant
Murphy of Stayton, president of
the association; annual roll call
by districts; round ' table 1 on
school sanitation led by Harry
C Sinks, county sanitary in
The afternoon session will be
gin at 1:15 o'clock, with mlscel
laneous school problems to oc
cupy the first 45 minutes. An
explanation of the Smith-Hughes
work In the high school will be
given by Warren Crabtree of Sll
verton high school. Commltteee
will be appointed and adjourn
ment will be taken at 3 o'clock.
N6tices of the meeting are be
ing sent out to chairmen of all
school .boards by Mrs. Mary, L.
Fulkerson, county school -superintendent,
who called the first
meeting of school officers a year
In Schools is
:' Registration In the Salem
schools reached 4804 boys and
girls for the month-ending No
vember 28, according to reports
of principals compiled at the of
fice of the city superintendent.
The enrollment by schools fol
Englewood, 325; Garfield 27 1;
Grant. 274; Highland, 346; Lin
coln, 200; McKlnley. 186; Park,
226; Richmond. 248; (Washing
ton, 330; Pa Irish, 833, and senior
high, 1X41. . :
. Charges Mount,
In Harbor Raid
HOQPIAM, Wash.. Dec 2
(AP) Total f arraignments on
charges of violating the prohibi
tion law had mounted to 72 In
Grays Harbor county - tonlghfas
federal prohibition agents all but
completed their wholesale clean
up of Hoqulam, Aberdeen and
Congestion in the eounty Jail
at Montesano was relieved when
many of the 67 who passed last
night there sleeping on the floors
were released on bond. -
Federal agents Indicated pros
pects for conspiracy charges
hinge on persons arrested divulg
ing suspected higherups when
brought before the federal grand
Jury at Tscoma. Most of. those
-rre-ted waived preliminary hear
ing and were bound over i direct
to me grand Jury,
to in s
Japan, U. Si on
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Japan and the United States are
the , best of friends and their
good will and understanding Is
Increasing, declared Prince Ijr
seato Tokugawa on his arrival
In San Francisco this week.
Prince Tokugawa Is president
of the liouse of i peers of the
Japanese parliament and presi
dent of the Red jCross associa
tion of Japan, in 1022 he was
head of the Japanese delega
tion to the Washington confer
ence for the limitation of arma
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Look For Fine
Season in 1931
CHICAGO. Dee. 2. (AP)
The outdoor show i business the
"barometer of public attitude"
Is looking forward! to Its biggest
season. - .
Crowded midways, t where
throngs gather with money to
spend at concessions, was the
forecast for 1931 made today at
the Joint convention of the in
ternational association of fairs
and expositions and the show
men's league of America
Before the three-day meeting
ends, it was said! that approxi
mately 380.000,000 In contracts
would be signed for more than
3,000 fairs and expositions. Rep
resentatives of 440 carnivals and
outdoor shows were on hand bid
ding for business. !
Seine River on
Way Down; Calm
Back in Paris
PARIS, Dec. 2.-4-(AP) The
swollen: river Seine began, to re
cede at sunset tonight, and offi
cials believed all danger to the
city proper was past.
The river rose to a peak of 20
feet 3 Inches above normal at 9
o'clock this morning and after
staying there fori several hours
began to go downt The weather
is improving and the forecast Is
Flood measures are confined to
feeding about 20,000 persons who
were forced to abandon their
homes in the suburbs by invasions
of water. ! . i T
Out on Bond as
New Clue Opens
CHICAGO. Dee. 2. API .
Frankle Foster, the dapper gun
man accused of ! slaying Alfred
t Jake) LlnrlA. TVihn rnjrtmr
was freed on bond today when
authorities discovered what they
said was a new clue implicating
another man as the killer.
, Prepared to go to trial, Foster
was released on iio.ooa bdnrf h
special court order and the . ease
was continued until February
16. It was indicated If the new
tip were accurate, he would be
J - ROGERS BUTS PONIES
AIKEN. S. C. Dee. 1- API-
Six nolo Bonlea . were shinned
from here todarf to Will Rjimn.
cowboy humorist, at Beverly
Hills, CaL, by Fred H. Post. The
animals are to bo added to the
stables i of Rogers and his two
sons. i - . ..; :-r
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TO FORCE VOTE
George Putnam Threatens to
Have Court Proceedings
For Special Election
Governor Stands pat; Would
Let Legislature act
That proceedings may ha
brought to compel Governor Nor
blad to call a special election for
picking a senator from this cons
ty Is Indicated in the receipt of a
letter by the governor from
George Putnam of Salenv makir g
formal demand that he Issue
call for an election. The govern
or replied setting forth his rea
sons for not Issuing a call: the
nearly unanimous objection of
residents of Marlon county to
the cost of $4000 or 35000; and
the fact that the new constitu
tional amendment empowers the
legislature to fill th!s-vacanry by
enacting an early law on the
subject: and the further fact
that Wlllard Marks, prospective
senate president, agreed to save
desirable committee assignments
for the new senator.
Putnam's paper last night
stated that mandamus proceed
ings would be filed Wednesday,
directly with "the supreme court
hoping for an early decision to
that if favorable to the petition
ers an election could be called.
It is further set forth that the
petition will seek to ascertain
whether the legislature can fill
a vacancy by means other than
an election since the new amend
ment did not specifically repeal
section 17 of article 3 of the
constitution which directs
governor to call elections
Gossip Says Delzcll
Cause for Action
Proceedings are not Initiated .
by the democratic county organ
ization as such, said VlUrd
Wirts, secretary of the democrat
tic county committee. There was
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FIRST JT CHICAGO
By GORDON M. SESSIONS
CHICAGO. Dee. 2 (AP)-For
the first time In the history of
the International Livestock expo
sition the most coveted of all the
big show's many laurels the
grand champion of the steers
today went to a Missouri breeder.
The winning animal was "Jim
my," a summer yearling Aberdeen-Angus
owned and bred bv
J. F. McKenny of King City. It Is
the 16th of Us breed and the 13th
yearling to rule the realm of beef
cattle. Its victory ended a two
year reign by the offerings of
Iowa youngsters, and it marked
the first triumph by a commer
cial breeder since the Kenfcaryl
ranch company of Colorado won
'The new champion has. earned
his right to glory by first win
ning top prize among the Aberdeen-Angus
and then splashing ahead of all
the other steers and Herefords of
Iowa steers hare been the most
consistent winners of the Inter
national steer grand champion
ships having won the ribbon
As First Told
REDDING, Calif., Dec. 2
(AP) Six yonng Redding girls.
reported "kidnaped," were at
their homes today and It was dis
closed they simply had gone for
an automobile ride.
Mrs. Mike J. Banna of Shasta,
yesterday reported her daughter.
Luta, 18, and five other girls had
vanished In an automobile with
a man recruiting girls for the
movies at Hollywood.
Women of Note Are
Honored; for Once
There're Ho Tclks!
LONDON, Iec. 2. (AP)
Ladles of high degree
representing almost every
branch of human endeavor
were guests tonight at a din
ner and reception la the
home of Nancy, Lady Aster,
at which waiters were the
only men present and that
waa a mistake.
They were women high la
law, medicine, politics, bnal.
ness, diplomacy, literature,
arts,1 aviation and even In
crime detection among the
SO dinner guests and the
400 who later attended the
Since there were no men
present. It was not learned
what -the women talked
abont when they are with
each other, bat it was re
vealed that there were bo