The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, March 27, 1931, Page 1, Image 1

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; riac orders now for The -Statesman's
- 80th Anniver-.
sary edition, a review of
Salem history.
: Increased cloodlrcss te
! eoniinjj nnscttlal today, r&'a
Saturday; Max. Iftrtp.
Thursday Ci, MIn. 23, r&in
.04, river 5JJ, north wind.
Salem, Oregon, Friday Morning, March 27, 1931
No. CI 1
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Fred Burke Wanted In Llany
: Parts cf - Country - fcr-;-,
Dozen Murders
Surprised and Caught With
; WoiChancft to put up V
Rght for Liberty
' ST. JOSEPH, Mo.. March .28
(AP)-lred Burke, kown as the
moat dangeroua criminal 1 n
America- because of Ms alleged
wholesalo murders' and robberies
was captured without a struggle
today at a farmhouse near Milan;
Mo., four St. Joseph-policemen, a
sheriff and a- rural constable sur
prised the killer Jn bed. He sur
rendered without a shot being ;
fired. " -' - , V" ":?- '
. Word of his arrest sent Chica
go detectires racing to St; Joseph
by automobile. In the hope of be
ing first to claim the prisoner.
They carried warrant which
.charge Burke with: being the. as
sasln who lined up seven Moran
gangsters In , a Chicago garage
St. Valentine's day, 1121, and
riddled their bodies with machine
, gun fire. ' :-t
Wanted Alo for " ;
Michigan Crime
Meanwhile, Prosecutor -W. N.
Cunningham and Sheriff Fred
Cutler left Benton Harbor, Mich.,
in an effort ". to return him to
stand trial for the slaying of a
policeman in St. Joseph,. Mich.
Burke is charged with a dozen
or more, murders, and robberies
totaling at least a million dollars.
The capture which ended a na-
tlonwlde search for .the man so
badly wanted S 9 0,0 0 0 in rewards
have been offered for his appre
hension, was the result of a farm
er's observation, E. M. Mathews,
chief of the St. Joseph police said
today. -
Noticing Burke displayed bills
of large denomination and that
he never left his automobile
when visiting neighboring towns,
the farmer reported, his suspi
cions to the department ot Justice
which requested St, Jose-piu offi
cers to Investigate.
V Officers armed with "machine
guns rushed Into ' Burke's room
at dawn and seized him before
(Turn to page 1, col. 1)
INO. Chicago, March 2f. (AP)
Four state witnesses In Judge
Joseph Sabath's court tolay
IdenUfied Leo Brothers as the
"blond man" on the scene when
Alfred (Jake) tingle was killed
in a pedestrian tunnel- last June.
Chief among them was Clark
Applegate, a Kentucky - race
horse trainer, friend of Llngle,
who said he was not more than
eight feet , behind the reporter
vrhen he was shot down. Apple
gate identified Brothers as the
man who dropped the death
weapon but did net say he saw
the shot fired.
Other witnesses, all of whom
said they saw Brothers running
away from the pedestrian tunnel
where Llngle was . killed, were
Otto Skoboda. who completed his
cross-examination this morning.
Patrick Campbell, a young truck
driver and plumber, and Daniel
Mills, a taxi-driver. . -
Indians Listen
Spellbound to i
Gandhi's Pleas
V KARACHI, India, March
(AP) Mounting a piatrorm m
the middle of the great ooen-air
stadium where the congress party
Is meeting, Mahatma. Gandhi to
day held tens of thousands of In
dians spellbound for an hour
while he reiterated his creed of
non-Tlolenee. .
When he had finished the au
dience stampeded out of the sta
dium and one old man was crush-'
ed to4eath. Several other -persons
were injured.
"No one can harm me," Gand
hi had told them, "so long as It
is God's will that I serve India.
Gandhism will not die with me."
Million Asked
In Legal Fees
On Patent Case
m KANSAS : CITY. March 28
JAP) Legal fees of at least
vOO.000 each for their services in
14 years of litigation over alleged
Mringement of patents to the
Dubbs petroleum tracking process
are sought by former Senator
James, a. Ree of Missouri . and
Charles W. German, another Kan-
City lawyer, In suits filed la
fl1 e0Brt today.
. he patent case recently was
ettled out of court In Chicago for
reported S2S.000.000.
Lay Claim to Wendel Millions
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Theodore Lavton, 73, wealthy landowner of Wiokford", Rhode Island,
site atop the trunk in which he claims were found documents that
will prove that the youngsters sitting beside him Edna Hayward,
S4, and Teddy Hayward, SI are th legal heirs to the huge for
tune left by Ella JVendel, New Xork recluse, who was last of her
. line. , ' . ' v---r r i-,.-.
Even Winners Surprised at
r Decision, is' Report;
t Locals Effective -
. An, unexpected defeat r at : the
hands of Corvallls high's affirma
tive debate team put an end-last
night to Salem high's elimb tor
the state debating title. Tbe de
bate, held at the normal school
chapel In Monmouth, wai to break
a tie between the two schools for
district honors and . to -' decide
which team 'should enter the state
finals., e '
; Salem persons who were pres
ent declared after the debate that
even the Corrallls - supporters
seemed surprised at the decision
of the critic Judge, Eugene Laird,
assistant In the public speaking
department at the University of
Oregon. ' . . .
Local Negative
Team Effect! vp ;
. Ward Horn and Eleanor Bartn,
who had gone undefeated until
last night in their' presentation
of the negative vide of the ques
tion of chain stores as a detriment
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' BELLINGH AM, . Wash.. March
26 (AP) One man was dead,
two-others were near death In the
Anacortes hospital tonight and a
fourth was severely Injured as the
result of a donkey engine explo
sion at the Independent logging
company's camp on Turtle Back
mountain, jOrcas island. today. :
t Burns and Injuries proved fatal
to Russell Norman, 25, who" died
late tonight at the hospital while
the conditions of Arthur a Long
mate, 40, and Charles Norris, 35,
were reported as critical. , . , ;
Finds ho Trace v
V Of Missing Men
It (AP) Bernt Balchen re
turned late today from a 4-hour
rttrti that tuMti near Horse
Island in a further search for Var-
Ick Friflsell . and others missing
in the Vlk in g disaster. ; He re
ported so trace of them and will
give up further- search, return
ing to Boston Saturday. . -
" DENVER. ! Colo., March 26
(AP) United State's Senator
Frederick Stelwer of ' Oregon,
chairman of the senate committee
on Indian affair, .was in Denver
today Investigating the Indian
land and reservation tax exempt
situation. I -
Friday and Saturday there
will be a; display for The
Statesman! la the east win
dow of the VL L Stiff Fur
niture - company on Court
street. Old files will be on
display. - '
This display Is feature
of oar. 80th - anniversary,
showing; the progress la
printing, and showing the
history . which The States
man has i reviewed in the
period, 1831-1&31'
See this display. Friday
and Saturday.
Likely to Get 9 em
Belief Persists in ? Spite
Of. Denial That Offer; :f
. Will be Accepted X H
EL C. Elliott, president of the
Oregon-Washington "Water Serv
ice company, is scheduled to ar
rive in Salem early this afternoon
and to go immediately, into con
ference with T, J. Deianey, north
west manager, and -rWalter-'.E;
Keyes, attorney for the company
here. The men will have under
consideration the offer of $1,100,
000 for the local plant made by
the city council Monday night. '
- Unofficial statement ; from the
local representatives of the com
pany has been that it was doubt
ful if the Oregon-Washington Wa
ter company would accept 1.1 00,
000 for the plant, Elliott made a
similar statement when here on
his last visit. However, , the belief
persists that before 4 p. m. tomor
row, March v 2 8, when the coun
cil's offer expires, the water coms
pany will hare accepted the pro
posal. ' .; l: ":'?-.;
Coancirs Offer I , . '
Is Deemed Fair - : ' ;
It is thought by the council that
the figure of ?1, 100,000 Is ap
proximately the company's Invest
ment here, less depreciation, since
the purchase of the plant in 1926.
If Elliott aecepts-the proposal
a contract must be drawn embody
ing details not Included in ' the
rMinlntlnn of the council. That
resolution provss as a part of
the deal that he city withdraw
its pending appeal of the May It,
1330, charter amendment from
the 'sunreme eoart. The .'water
company is . to proceed with . its
new filter - construction here, the
city agreeing - to reimburse the
company ' for Its ' added expendi
tures at their actual cost. -1 . ..
Have Value But
r Writ "lis : Denied
NEW - YORK. March r 20
(AP) The expression "cat's, pa
jamas, in the opinion of Federal
Judge Coleman, has a trade val
ue. '' . J ' "' ' t- V i
However, he denied a prelim
inary Injunction to the Kats Un
derwear company - to restrain
"Kats"; Pajamas Ine., from use
of Its corporate name. The under
wear company claimed sole right
to use the phrase, having used It
as - a '- trade name since 1924,
whereas ."KaU" Pajamas, Inc.,
began using it last. January, .--
One of Jobless
1 MONTREAL, March 2 64 AP j
. The march of a jobless mob de
manding - dismissal of foreign
workers ended today In probably
fatal injuries to Reno Cartier,
2J. He was shot by the superin
tendent of a building supply
company whose doors the crowd
was storming. "- -
Freddie Steele
Beats Ferguson
-TACOMA, March I 2 (AP)
Freddie Steele, young Tacoma
welterweight, won a decision pver
Nels Fergusen. Calgary, in - six
rounds here tonight. Steele scored
a four count knockdown in the
first round and landed the harder
and cleaner . punches practically
all through the contest.
Weapon Held in Threat to
' Abrogate ; Existing
Treaties .--?
European Side of Question
,- .To be Told : Today.
-i Expected
ROME.' March' 21 (AP)
"Bread baskeU of the world") bat
tled this afternoon against a pro
posed European boycott on im
ported wheat.
Presenting a ' united :front
against the. boycott . proposal,
made in an executive committee
et the world wheat conference
yesterday, delegates of Canada,
South Africa,' India anr Australia
and two representatives of United
States wheat growers', decided to
day to oppose strenuously I any
agreement, by ' European coon-
tries, for special tariffs which
would militate- against overseas
exporters. '. - - ; , .
rThe' delegates agreed : te hold
over the heads of the Balkan
countries the threat that. If they
Joined the boycott, pressure would
be usea to secure the abrogation
of existing most favored - nation
treaties giving privileges to those
countries. I ....--. :
-The Europeans expected to pre
sent their views at tomorrow's
meeting with Rumanian minister
of agriculture Madgeara leading
the fight, - v -
In his address to. the conference
this morning premier Mussolini
said the world wheat surplus was
largely due to the fact ' people
adopting higher standards of liv
ing, were eating less bread. '
BALTIMORE. March 28 (aE)
A protest against federal and
state laws limiting the rights of
physicians to prescribe, drugs and
remedial measures was voted, to
day by the American . College of
Physicians. .'-,,;, :,. ?
A resolution embodying - the
protest was approved with but one
dissenting- vote at the business ses
sion of the ' annual convention.
Members said their understanding
was federal and state prohibition
and narcotic laws were aimed at,
though the resolution was la gen
eral terms. .....
The resolution was Introduced
by Dr. Alfred Stengel, chairman
of the .resolutions committee,'
which- gave its unanimous ap
proval. , -- . "... ; . . ,
The resolution recommended
"that every legitimate, effort be
made to Impress upon the mem
bers of congress that unrestricted
medical treatments of disease by
properly licensed physicians
should be granted, and that .they
should not ' be penalized on ac
count of the misuse of medical
methods by a very small percent
age of so-called medical and non
medical men." -j.
PORTLAND. . Ore., March 2
(AP) Dan Cupid's business did
not escape the general depression
of 1930,' census bureau- statistics
released today revealed. .
Marriages in -Oregon dropped
from 8243 In 1929 to 7591, In
1930, a decrease of 652.
Divorces also declined In num
ber in. 1930 as compared to the
preceding year. In the past year
2 S2 5 were granted, while in 1929
the number was 3179. -
1 -Marion county had 406 mar
riages and 138 divorces.
PORTLAND, Ore., March 26.
(AP) As Involuntary bankrupt
cy petition against Fulop Bros.,
Inc., operators of a - chain of
men's furnishing stores in Ore
gon, Washington ' and Montana,
was filed in- federal ? : district
court. here today by. the Knicker
bocker company. New York, In
ternational Hatters' Supply, New
York, and Harold Goldman. Port
land. . : ,
: The petition alleges the com
pany committed an aet of bank
ruptcy March 24 by admitUng Its
Insolvency when O. S- Crocker
was appointed receiver for the
firm on petition of Hattle Mar
inethal. Portland stockholder.'
PORTLAND, Ore March 23.
(AP) Billy Fine, 12, was
-shot and seriously wonnded
here today when bis playmate.
Dean Davenport, 12, pointed
' as unloaded, revolver at him
and pulled the trlffger.
The .43 caliber bullet pierced
BIHy,s body la the tapper part
of the abdomen, .
PORTLAND, Ore., March 26.
(AP) A 1000-galon . still was
WW Fihop in F
o;i LICETl
Progress Toward Financing
vancit U(iTiidatlhg.:;Debfi:':
j : Is Reported HereW V,
'. Pending .reorganization of the
Oregon Linen-Mill company here
will move a Jtep nearer comple
tion today, when a S 10,00 0 de
posit is to be made injescrow here
as an indication of good faith on
the-part of F. Jx Gilbralth and his
associates who are 'forming the
Salem Linen Mills to take over
the Oregon Linen Mill plant here.
Gilbralth. with John B. Meek
Of Portland, are virtually assured
that they can produce the remain-
lug $70,000 when directors of the
present company hare removed
$53,0QQof unfunded debt now
outstanding against the corpora
tion. ... :--'.
Deposits of preferred stock In
the Oregon Linen Mill 'company
had reached a total of 64 per cent
Of the total Issue up to last night.
Stockholders covenant when the
agreement that they will exchange
agreement that the will exchange
their holidngs on a basis of one-
f or-f our shares of the - new com
pany's stock for the old firm's Is
sue. : :.-, ;..- f !
Progress Made m - i r
Liquidating Debt s i
- Representauves of the Oregon
Linen Mills have made some pro
gress in liquidating the outstand
ing debt, it was stated yesterday.
Nearly $20,000 of the debt Is
said to be covered by the sale
or exchange of the company's
bonds for the unfunded liabilities.
The corporation - has sufficient
authorized but unissued bonds to
take up the residue of debt. '
. Gilbralth said yesterday he was
hopeful the situation could be
cleaned up shortly go .the mill
could be operated. He said his as
sociates and himself were receiv
ing marked - encouragement from
Portland investors. Gilbralth said
he already had lined up a $20,000
order, for the local mill, provided
the reorganisation could be effect,
ed and the operation of the mill
resumed. : . ; v---,
Application For ifL
Broadcast Here
Is Turned Down
According to ; advice received
Thursday from ! Washington, the
application for a Salem : broad'
casting state has .been rejected
by the federal radio commission.
Two applications were made with
the commission, one by Rawley
of Portland and another by Reed
of Portland,, the latter desiring
to amae time with koac.
The federal radio , commission
has taken the position that no
more 'licenses should be granted
to Oregon because the state , Is
said to be over Its quota at the
present time. Recently the
examiner for the commission
recommended against a license
for Klamath Falls.
Cupid Depression Victim
Fulopa Deemed Bankrupt
nJnloaded" Pistol Fired ;
' Second Crash Victim Dies
seised today by federal, state, and
uiacxamas county officers In
Mllkrcreek two miles south of
Colton., E. C. Kyle was arrested
on a charge of operating " the
sUIL , -
f ROSEBURG, ; Ocej, March , 26.
(AP) Isldor - DIas, Filipino
mess boy employed . by Captain
Manning .W- 1 Spotswood.v -; Port
Townsend, Wastu - died here to
nlgfet from Injuries received In an
automobile accident last night la
which Captain Spotswood r. also
was injured fatally. - ;
- Captain Spotswood -died Shortly
after the accident. Mrs, Spots
wood : vfas seriously lnjufed but
Is expected to recover. . ; '
ALBANY, Orew March 2.
tAP-M. C. HolUnd, 41, Ben
ton county resident; , was In
jured fatally itere today when a
. Sowthera Pacific train stntck
his automobile. He died two
'hoars later. ".'-.zj--i' - -
f Witnesses said Holland at
tempted to ' reverse his car '
. when be saw the traia tat It
staUed oa the track. His skull
was fractured and he .suffered
many ether Injuries, -
armory Accepted -
26. (AP) Tbe new armory
constructed here has been accept
ed by the general staff of the
Adjutant-General's office , and
will be dedicated probably April
1L- r '--r-.'-
' The entire general staff of the
state, headed by General George
A. White, is expected to attend
the dedication exercises. - Gover
nor Meier has-been invited to at
tend. . -
Young Editor '.who-was to Sway Policies in new
; 1 ; ; Texrtory f Await
-; - ' - Great Changes Have Ensued - .- V-
TT is 1851.
1 new In Oj
Tomorrow will!
Oregon territory, is
morrow his Xirat paper. The
born.' "Courageously he sees that under the masthead
appears the slogan he is to preserve in the paper's succeed
ing: years: f No; favor sways .us, no fear shall awe.1, r-'xi
l .'A .long' distance Into, pioneer O y 1 - ' 1
. . . t . . i
iana, nas -come ,1ms .juassacnua
etts youth. . -He recalls .that ; a
year . ago ha had been at west
field, . editor of ' a weekly -there.
What an Interlude' the last -12
months has . brought! The trip
through Panama, - The arrival in
Oregon. ' -The journey up the
Willamette to Oregon City where
the tiny . territorial government
was conducting its business. The
delay. of the 'press ' and . printing
outfit.' Its arrival,: too late to
be in the field before that Whig
Oregonian. - v
Never mind. The democrats
will r speak - tomorrow. Tren
chantly, w "Carry - a Thiner
Throngh" reads a major article
on the galleys. It Bush hasn t
written it, he's approved it.
Expectation. Dreams. The
thrill of development. A new
empire to be built. . Tomorrow.
And in the days to come. '
Thinks young-Bush: "Tomor
row .... The Statesman. .
It is 1 93 1. : New faces. A new
city. - An automatic printer
pounds out news gathered today
from Russia to Portland. Type
writers clicking are reporting
auto accidents. - The first .section
of an anniversary number of The
j (Turn to page 2, col. 5)
SEATTLE. March 26 (AP)
Blow and counter attack follow
ed i fast today In the .controversy
between Mayor Frank "Edwards
and elements angered . by his re
moval 17 days-ago of J. D. Ross
as city light head.
Two hours after George W.
Roberto, secretary pi the board
of l nubile works, had assumed
charge of the city light department-
through a . special rule
passed by the board yesterday to
fix existing conditions, he was
ousted by a temporary restrain
ing order - issued by Superior
Judge William Steinert at the re
quest of H. E Nelson, business
man and taxpayer. .
"I have no axe to grind, Nel
son Said. I have acted because
I felt It was my duty. In my opin
ion a great Injustice, has been
done Mr. Ross and I can't under
stand why the mayor jshonld try
to remove him." 1 .
J3lty authorities . were ordered
to 'show cause Monday, before
Judge Steinert why the tempor
ary order should not be made
Government to
Assist 'Islands
I Says President
U. S. S. ARIZONA, March 16.
(AP); President Hoover, home
ward bound from the Virgin isl
ands,; and Pqrto Rico, announced
tonight the government's policy
of aid and cooperation to improve
agriculture - and expand Industry
in Porto Rico would be continued.
. He also said an attempt would
be made' to assist the Virgin isl
ands -to develop means of self
support which would relieve the
federal government of the cost of
their maintenance. -
Musical Age' of
Average Radio
2 f fXfsf eher :" is 16
March 26 (AP) Speaking be
fore the southwestern music su
pervisors, H. Howlett of the radio
air service corporation of Cleve
land, Ohio, today characterised
the American public as musically
about sixteen years old. .
"Seventy-five per cent of all ra
dio, listeners want dance music,"
Howless said. We -of the radio
world do aot blame the listener.
He does not know any better.
Late Sports
" VANCOUVER. B. a, March 26.
c . (AP) - Bob Kruse, Portland
heavywfclght, - defea' 1 - Stanley
Pinta, New York, here tonight
two falls to one in probably the
most savagely-contested wrestling
bouts ever staged here. ; Pinta
took the first fall la the fourth
round 'after 'Kruse practically
knocked himself out with fruitless
flying tackles. Four minutes af
ter resumption, Kruse got a fall
on a foul and ended the match a
the sixth round with a back press
following a: bridge ' and . body
scissors. . " - - .. .
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be March 128. Asahel Bush,
nervous young man, - To
Oregon "'Statesman; iSto be
More Than ; Half of his Life
Devoted to Service-of -'
I ; Unfortunates - '.;
HONOLULU. March 26. (AP)
Ir,a "Brother Joseph"" Duttoa,
who sought to expiate a. worldly
life i by - humble' service to the
lepers of Molokal, dlfed In a hos
plUl 'early today of old age.
Dutton Would ' have been 88
years old April 27. His health
had been f failing for the past
year. More than half his life had
been devoted to the victims of the
world's most loathsome disease
when. his. eyesight almost gone,
he was brought here' last July
that a cataract , might be - re
moved from his left - eye. He
never h!melf contracted leprosy,
He never left the hospital
again, although" after several
months he gained sufficient
strength to sit in a wheel chair.
He died peacefully at 1:50 'a.
Expiated "Sins
of Early Life -
What impelled the dashing Ira
Dutton, civil war hero and suc
cessful business man. to forsake
the world and seek atonement In
a religious life was something he
never told... Once, - commenting
on the approach 'of -his ninetieth
birthday, he said with, a twinkle
in his eye that tho ffranh of his
life represented "fortyvflve years
down,-and forty-five years up! M:
Dutton' kept his friendships
with other Civil war veterans af
ter coming to nawail and the
leper, settlement, but those were
almost his only contacts with the
world which knew the first four
decades of his life.
Regardless of the- Impulse
which led him to Molokal. Broth
er Joseph was no mournful mar
tyr, i He " found, fhapplness in
serving, those lepers assigned to
the group he supervised In Ka
"; (Turn to page 2. eo!. 7)-
PORTLAND, Ore., March 26.
(AP) The Oregon state cham
ber i of commerce, meeting .here
jtoday. ; set : In motion plans - tor
forming a statewide committee of
60 or more civic and business
leaders to i take over direction of
the organisation.
New officers were not elected
but eight directors were chosen to
serve until such a time as the
large committee can be organ
ized. The directors were: Irving
E. Vlning. Ashland; f Frank Jen-
Kins, Eugene: cart ' Haneriock,
Tillamook; Ralph S. Hamilton,
Bend; J. E. Akey, Pendleton;
Hugh Brady. La Grande; Julius
L. Meier. Portland; and ..repre-
sentatlve-at-large, John F. , Daily.
. The resignation of W.' G. Ide,
manager of the chamber,-was not
acted upon.
"We refuse to take It serious
ly , i said President Ralph Hamll
ton.) "We feel it is a misUke to
let him go at this time after he
has built up the state land settle
ment movement to the point
where It Is bringing 1000 families
a year into "Oregon. We believe
he should remain 'In office untU
the big committee ' starts Us
work,- -i-;, ;. .
New Use Found .
For Soda Water
ItULSA, Okla., March 2 6. -
(AP) Freezing a fire 4o death
with ! soda water, as the flames.
driven by a 100-mile an hour
gale, lae't back at the fabric ot ..n
airplane 11,000 fee above the
earth, is a possibility of the near
future revealed by exhibits In con
nection with the third annual na
tional airport conference In ses
sionhere. '.f - " y
Ruth McCormick
Engaged, Rumor
26-(AP) A renewal 'of a
friendship r formed ; while they
were serving In congress led to
reports today that Mrs.' Ruth
Hanna 'McCormick. former 111!
nois Congress woman, and Albert
Simms, former representative of
New Mexico, were engaged to be
married, r
i MTf ;'n:; ' ;
; L vUU LluUlik -
Povies and f.!iss ! Lc uc!:2 to
Prefer: Ga!!ows Rather
v Than Life Terms ;
Officers' ; notoriety Kz
, ; Cause, Manufacture cf
j-,, Evidence, -Claim
, ;inLLSBORO, Ore., March 26. -tAP)
Freedomor death on the
gallows of Oregon slate prison.
rathe than life in the penitentiary '
Jtiat mrmm .1.. . . .
for a young millionaire and his
former secretary as concluding ar- -guments
to the Jury were beard
in the Bowles murder trial tr .
today. .
O Silently, unflinching, with eyes
half-closed and; jaws clinched.
Nelson C.Bowles, 'young capital- i
1st of Portland, sat beside the
girl, Mjss Irma Loucks, Jointly ac
cused with him of murdering his
wife. .... .,
Occasionally Miss Loucks' eras
narrowed or she smiled disparag
ingly as the district attorney thun
dered his arguments at the Jsry
and shook an accusing finger mt
the defendants. -
A knlfeblade pierced the heart
of Mrs. Leone Bowles, 33, prom
inent socially, last November 12
as she, Bowles and . Miss Loucks
met In Miss Loucks' apartment to
discuss the tragic situation tn
which they found themselves.
State Unfolds
Surprise Theory
The defence contends the wom
an took -her own Hfe,rhen the full
realization Of her husband's asso
ciation with his former Becretsry
swepl pver her. '
inn siaie. nas ueciarea U was -murder,
and in an argument to
day that surprised the crowded
courtroom by its directness Lotas
Langley, district attorney, oat-
lined the sUte's theory, hitherto
nnrevealed in its entirety. .
One of these persons " and
his hand Indicated the defendaats
"one of these persons held the
woman while the other used -the
knife!" . .
"Our theory is that Bowles used
the knife! -
And Langley proceeded U
(Turn to page 2, col. 3)
MIAMI, Fla.. March 26. f AP)
."While Seminole tribesmen
chanted the weird m on things and
cries of the ;screech" and "bsf
falo" ceremonial dances, Tihokee
Osceola, 17 year old Indian
maiden, and -yllenry Cypreas.
stalwart brave of the tribe,
pledged solemn vows of - matrt-
mony here today.
The two dances, never before
seen by white men. were per
formed by a ring of gaudily cos
tumed Indians, led by Cory Os
ceola, chief of all Florida Semi
noles. They preceded a marriage
ceremony- that bound Henry and
his new . squaw, according to
Seminole custom, to a life to
gether, under penalty of ; disap
proval of the great spirit. Other
celebrative dances followed the
wedding, r - - -
In front of the platform were
fashionably gowned white wom
en and curious white men erery
one a cash customer at a quarter
a head,' in the board fenced In
dian village on Miami's' out
skirts. .
Easter Egg Hunt
Not to be Held
The Salem Lions club will not
hf'd an Easter egg hunt this year
as It has done for the past several
years. The reasons given by the
club members for discontinuing
the event are the objection pre
sented by the Salem Ministerial
association and the lack ot time
to devote to the affair. It Is net
known whether any other organ
ization will take up the work or
not, - '
Labor Control
Still in Peril
LONDON. March 26 (AP)
Confusion In British party pol
itics, carrying with it a possible
threat to the life of the MacDoa
ald government. Is to continue at
least until after the Easter holi
days. I I - . r
Open Hens s at
Pre Rooa
The Statesman will be op
erating Its biz Scott rotary
press today, running off it
SOth anniversary edition.
We will be pleased to have
the public drop la and view
this press In operation. "It
will be running nl the morn
ing and airnin in mt.l-after
noon. Call either at the of
fice on Commercial street or
t Ferry street entrance to
pressroom. "