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Cherrians Take Pictures,
Find Blooms' Across
River at Best -
Cards Will Mark Route to
Attractive ' Spots in 2 :.
- Vicinity Sunday .
- The sun. continues -to smile on
Willamette Valley, orchards and
present prospects are - that Blos
som Day on April 11 will be, one
of the most satisfactory in some
time. '; Both cherry. --and prune
trees are loaded with blooms and
If . the present weather continues
tie flowers will' be at their best
Salem Cherrians "all dolled up"
In - their natty white , r, uniforms
posed for, pictures on. Thursday
beneath a bower of, blossoms on
the Kimball farm where the flow
ers are a bit earlier than in other
places.' . ;' :.;" "
To the Cherrians,' Salem's .uni
formed . organization of business
and professional men, belongs the
credit for the Blossom Day idea
which was inaugurated in 1914.
f This year they will direct visitors
over the best blossom trails and
lend a festive air to the day.
Cards Will Mark ; '
Every effort is being made to
show tourists the best of the blos
soms and golden cards gaily let
tered in red will mark the high
ways where the best flowers are
to be seen. . - "
Hundreds of visitors from all
parts of the valley are expected
in Salem during the day and State
institutions will be open for In
spection for those who care to vis
it themafter . traveling over the
blossom covered hills. ,
King BIng Carl Gabrlelson and
eight other Cherrians who were
in the Polk county hills yesterday
taking pictures pf the orchard
blossoms, report finding . the
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m. i ifin or.
PLAN IS AP PROID
Stockholders In the Oregon
Linen company were quick to
give ; assent yesterday to the
amended escrow agreement
which was submitted to them In
the mails Wednesday. A size
able " number ' of proxies approv
ing the revised escrow had been
deposited with the First Nation
al bank here by closing hours
The bank is acting as escrow
agent for the new present com
pany and the backers of the Sa
lem Linen mills. In the revised
escrow on which stockholders are
voting, 150,000 In cash Is made
sufficient for the Salem Linen
mills to take over the assets of
the old firm, " subject to ' the
bonds outstanding. The Salem
Linen mill original stockholders
agreed to provide an additional
$39,000 when needed and made
this agreement in contract form.
It Is hoped that sufficient
proxies to vote a majority of the
stock for the new deal, will be
on hand by April 25 when the
next meeting of stockholders is
to be held.
PROPOSE TWO MILLION
PORTLAND, April 0. (AP)
Portland ' and , Multnomah
county voters will go to the
. polls tomorrow to decide wheth
" er or not the city and county
shall be authorized to sell each
f 1,000,000 worth of bonds for
Proceeds from the sale of.
the bonds. If authorized, . will
be used exclusively for public
Improvements, authorities said.
They - estimated" there were
lO.OOO unemployed with SO,
OOO dependants in the city and .
county. ? ' -: .
CHARGE OUTLINED .
PORTLAND. April 9. (AP)
The charge that the government
would link Walter L. Tooze, Jr.,
prominent Portland attorney, with
all of the operations of an alleged
giant HqUor . ring uncovered last
fall by federal agents, was made
today by Charles Erskine, deputy
United States attorney. - in his
opening statement in the Tooze
Brown trial id federal court.
Erskine outlined the govern
ment's conception of the ring as a
wholesale industry with stills on
remote farms in Oregon and
Washington, and a fleet of trucks
to carry the finished product to
organized dealers In . northwest
Tbe Jury was completed In the
case late today.
- CANT BEAT TRAIN
PORTLAND, April (AP)
Joe Wlnkleman, IS, of Beav
er Creek, Ore., was injured fa
' taUy tonight when an Oregon
.-City internrban electric train
struck his ' automobile oa a
Local Program Excelled Only; by Alhambra,
: Cal. ; j Achievement in' School and Other '
- - ? Fields are Among the Best
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SIGNAI: recognition of the work done by public and pri
vate health groups in Salem last year conies to the city,
with word that Salem was ranked second in its class in the
nation-wide chamber , of commerce health conservation con
test for. 1930, ' ; , ; -, r : r:
- Wires to that effect were received yesterday morning
Manager: of Power: Firm's
1 - Plant ; Is : Defendant;
t - U In Albany! Court ;' : 1
; A divorce' suit I of more than
ordinary, interest "here was filed
in the circuit court In Albany last
Friday by Helen Lorraine Beaure
gard Hamilton : against William
Munroe Hamilton. Mr. Hamilton
is manager of the Portland Gen
eral Electric company here, a po
sition which he has held for a
number of years.
The complaint charges cruel
and inhuman treatment, and cites
specifically that he took his
clothes and moved to another part
of their common home; that he
refused to speak to her; and that
defendant would go away . from
home for quite a period of time
without letting plajntiff know
where he was. ; . ,
She asks simply for a decree
dissolving the marriage contract
and for such other relief as the
court aeea fit, but makes no men
tion of definite , alimony.
Attorneyr Keye$ and Page re
present the plaintiff. No counter
suit had been filed up to late yes
The complaint states that they
were married in Vancouver on
June 15. 1911. . - -
UVALDE, Tex.. April 9 (AP)
Of the multitnde who mourned
the death of Nicholas Longworth,
none grieved more deeply tonight
than his political foe but fast per
sonal friend. Representative ".J ohn
M. Garner,; democratic leader of
the house. !
. , 'I hare lost .one of the best,
friends of a lifetime, the country
a good citizen and the congress a
most valuable legislator," Repre
sentative Garner said.
In Washington they - .were
"Nick" and "Jack" to each other.
Only few weeks ago the vet
eran Texas representative banter
ed with his congressional pal over
ownership of the speaker's offi
cial automobile, which to Garner
was always "our car.
"It will toon be all mine,' Gar
ner told his crony, anticipating
the organization of the new house
next December when Garner is ex
pected to be the democratic can
didate for speaker.
HAM TO DI CE
PQLIM FOE OF
lOllBTH IS SiO
Big Bond Vote is Today
Tooze Trial is Started '.
Fatal Raid Case Ended
- Wild Bill Jury Splits
grade crossing near Oak Grove.:
. He died in an ambulance en
v route to a Portland hospital.
Winkle man, who was employ
ed by an automobile firm at
MMwaukJe, apparently tried -to
beat the train across, witnesses
'said. -- '.j r i" '
MEDFORD. April 9. (AP)
Raleigh Matthews, of Eagle Point,
was convicted in circuit court to
day on a charge of possession of a
still. The Jury, which deliberated
19 hours, recommended leniency.
Matthews will be sentenced Satur
day. Everett I Dahack, of Eagle
Point, was killed during a raid on
the still, located on r.eeso creek,
last November. . '
VERDICT LACKIXQ :
PENDLETON, April O. (AP)
Unable to reach an agreement
after 12 hoars of deliberation,
the jury which heard the case
against Joe Wild Bill, Umatilla
Indian, charged with murder,
was dJorharged tonight by Fed
eral Judge John II. McXary.
SAFETY MEET LOOMS
PORTLAND, April 9. (AP)
Employers and employes from
many sections , of the ' state will
gather here Saturday for the sec-
n 3 annual meeting of the Oregon
saieiy congress. . , - s
A general session will be. held
In the morning ar the discussion
of safety work and in the after
noon , sectional meetings will be
held. .Governor Julius L. Meier
will be the guest of honor and
the principal speaker at a banauet
In the evening.
oy v. J3. wnson, secretary of the
enamber of commerce, and Dr.
Vernon A. Douglas, county and
city : health , officer. : Alhambra,
Calif., with its 1200,000 public
health building won first place
in the class In which Salem falls,
cities of from 20,000 to 50,000
population. ' " - --
First place ; winners In . the va
rious classes were: first, De
troit;" : second, Newark; " N." J.;
third,"New Haven, Conn.; fourth,
Racine, .'Wise: fifth," Alhambra,
Calif.; and sixth, Chestertown,
Md. Over 200 ..cities competed
in the contest, sponsored by the
United States . chamber , of com
merce, through the local , cham
bers." Work In Salem
While nothing is known of the
points on which Salem was rated
best, the figures submitted by
the commerce and health depart
ment showed ' the work done In
public school health,, immunisa
tion programs, i pre-natal ; work,
private physicians' work,, water
supply, sewage disposal, milk
supply, pre-school and school
clinics, control f tuberculosis
and venereal -diseases, laboratory
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HUBBARD, April 9. (Spe
cial) Arnold Christen, 9, West
Hubbard farmer, suffering from
gunshot wounds above the heart,
accidentally, inflicted by himself
this - afternoon, 'was rushed by
ambulance to a Portland hospital
tonight. Loss of blood and
shock made his condition pre
carious. - "
After Christen had started out
to shoot grey diggers and rabbits,
his son, Theodore, heard cries
from the field at 2:30 this after
noon. Investigated, and discov
ered his. father. A Woodburn
doctor ascertained the bullet had
entered an Inch and a half to the.
left of and above the man's
heart but he could not determine
how serious was the injury.
Christen began to lose con
sciousness at 6 o'clock. ' When
a daughter. Miss Ida Christen of
Portland, was informed of the
accident by telephone, she or
dered her father to be brought
to that city for x-ray and treat
ment. BROOM IS Olii JOB;
CHICAGO. April 9 (AP)
Anton J. Cermak became mayor
today and immediately swished
the brooms that bore his demo
cratic campaign slogan: "Clean
out the city hall."
? Two civic leaders, advisors; of
Cermak in his campaign, were
appointed to the cabinet: Colonel
A. A. Sprague as commissioner of
public works, - and Francis . X.
Busch, as- corporation counsel.
Busch's acceptance) was for a six
ty day period only. , 1 J
A. M. Smletanka, defeated dem
ocratic candidate for municipal
Judge was appointed city prose
cutor, i . . - t - ;
Ranking civil service members
in the various city departments
were placed in charge pending
Dr. Hugh O- - Jones, personal
physician - to Cermak, was made
acting health commissioner, suc
ceeding Dr. Arnold H. Kegel. ,.
Late in the afternoon Cermak
met with the new city council. In
which democrats hold a ten ma
jority, for approval of his bond
Bearers Chosen !
WASHINGTON. April 9 (AP)
Six relatives were chosen today
by Mrs. Alice Roosevelt Long
worth to act as pallbearers for the
funeral of her husband. ; : 1
They were Archibald and Ker
mlt - Roosevelt, her f brothers;
Backner Wallingford, brother-in-law,
and Wallingford's three sons.
Land en, Buckner, Jr.," and Nich
olas, t--,-.-,:.;-. r
"HOLLYWOOD. Calif., April 9.
(AP) Harold Lloyd, bespec
tacled screen funny man, under
went an appeadicitis operation
L today and was reported by atten
dants tonight as in "very good
condition." . ;
Mother- and Daughter Held
Suspects in Claim of
Candy Left on Doorstep
At Home of Woman's
TACOMA, Wash., April 9
(AP) Accused of attempting to
wipe out a Mount - Vernon, Wash.,
family with a gift of poisoned,
candy, a mother .and daughter
were, arrested ier today. V.
The two-i-Mrs. Mary Pitts, 1,
and Mrs. Avis - Hayes. ! 2 4 were
charged with anonymously send
ing the deadly gift to Mr., and
Mrs. ' Frank Hayes,' parents-in-law
of the younger woman. -The elder
.Hayes have custody of the three
and a half year .old son of the
young woman, pending outcome
of the divorce' action 'she brought
against Clifford Hayes.
Note f Warning :
Averts Tragedy . .
A scrawled note of . warning,
also anonymous, was credited by
Mount Vernon authorities - with
saving the Hayes from eating the
poisoned fudge which was left
on the doorstep a few days ago.
Each piece of candy, Skagit
county authorities reported after
analysis, contained enough poison
to kill an adult.
The arrests were made on war
rants issued by Justice Frank A.
Magill on complaints sworn out
by Prosecutor Bertll E. Johnson,
who charged the two women with
"wilfully poisoning food intend
ed for human consumption." Mrs.
Hayes was arrested early this
morning at her place of employ
ment as a domestic, and Mrs.
Pitts was arrested - shortly before
noon at her home here.
Family trouble Is said to be be
hind the alleged poison attempt.
Last January the younger Mrs.
Hayes filed suit in the Pierce
county superior court for divorce
from her husband whom she
charged with cruelty and failure "
to provide. She also asserted in
her complaint that he had served
a sentence in Skagit county for
The couple, married In Tacoma
In 1925, have one son Richard
Elwood, age 3 years. The hoy
has been in custody of the hus
band's parents in Mount Vernon
since the pendency of the divorce
APPEAL OF WATER
CASE IS SPEEDED
The city of Salem will lose no
time in presenting its appeal of
the Judge Hill decision on the
May 16, . 1930, charter amend
ment to the supreme court. City
Attorney TrlndJe said yesterday.
The abstract in the case has al
ready been printed and filed with
the court while the citys' brief Is
now ready for the printer. Trin
dlo expects to file It next week. :
He said yesterday he would
urge the supreme court to ad
vance the case so a hearing could
be held in May and a decision ren
dered before the summer adjourn
ment of the court.
The city Is not alone desirous
of establishing the legality of the
bond authorization, he said, but it
finds it necessary to see the char
ter amendment through to a fa
vorable decision so funds may be
provided to pay Baar A Cunning
ham for their survey. .The coun
cil allowed $1250 for this work
but no funds are available for pay
ing it until the 11.100,000 bond
issue allowed In the May 19,
1930. charter amendment are ap
proved. ' -
Oh River .Craft
ICHANG. China, April 9.
(AP) A large number of Chi
nese soldiers said to bo govern
ment troops . fired - upon a small
American , naval guard aboard
the Tangtse river steamer Iping
today and were repulsed after a
short but , sharp fight. - i
.Leo Bradley of Indianapolis,
member of the naval guard, was
shot in the leg and two Chinese
aboard the - Iping were severely
wounded. It was -the second at
tack upon" the Iping within 24
hours, her American guard hav
ing repelled communists who
fired from shore batteries last
night 45 miles above Ichang.
GOLD SEASON OPENS -FAIRBANKS,
Alaska. April 9.
(AP) A mild winter has per
mitted the beginning of opera
tions by gold dredges nearlya
month earlier than ever before.
GAS OVERCOMES TOTS
DEAVER, Wyo April 9.
(AP) Eight small children
were overcome by sewer- gas in
the Dearer school this afternoon
and several of them were report
ed in a serious condition tonight.
Leader Gone Along With one
: More of Votes Making
': '. Up Slim Margin j -
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Successor Sought; -Outlook
Already Dimmed due to.
Many Detections '
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WASHINGTON. "April 9(AP)
The powerful republican forces
that have held undisputed sway
in the house for the past decade
today were confronted by their
most difficult problem of this po
litical era as a result of the death
of Speaker Longworth.
Still bewildered by the sweep
ing reduction of their majority
of 105 in the 71st to a mere two
In the 72nd congress In the No
vember elections, the rank and
file of the administration forces
were further dazed by the loss of
their suave and astute leader
. Already the republican forces
have been scanned tor a possible
successor to Longworth, who,
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dak is filed
C. P. Bishop Defendant due
To Alleged Reckless
ness of Chauffeur
Suit for damages totaling
136,000 was filed here yesterday
against Charles P. Bishop, by
Norman Fletcher, minor, by his
general guardian, Kate Vent.
The case arises out of an acci
dent on the highway five miles
south of Albany last October 11,
when Bishop's car, driven by his
chauffeur, Merrlman - Maxwell,
struck Fletcher, age 16.
According to the complaint,
young Fletcher was knocked to
the pavement, his body crushed
and lower limbs injured. Nerves
in one leg were so Injured that
he has lost permanent use of
the limb, the plaintiff says. -
The accident happened when
Maxwell drove the car, in which
Mrs. Bishop was also riding, at
more than 45 miles an hour to
pass another car going in the
same direction, according to the
complaint. The plaintiff alleges
that the driver's carelessness and
reckless driving was entirely re
sponsible for the accident.
Young Fletcher is a nephew of
Miss Ethel Fletcher, who resides
near Salem. .Bishop is the own
er of the Bishop clothing store
The damages sought are S35.
000 for loss of use of the leg
and 91,000 hospital expenses.
IN GORDON DEATH
NEW .YORK, April '.t.(AP)
"Them la no lonrer a VIvlai
Gordon mystery," police exulted
tonight as they ssw live men
safely stowed away behind Jail
bars. - : ;
One of them, listed in court
records as 4 a burglar . who de
veloped Into -a petty racketeer,
was accused as the actual killer
of the titan haired witness in the
Seabury vice investigation: . She
was strangled with a; clothes
line and tossed from an automo
bile into Van Cortlandt park six
weeks ago. - "
The alleged slayer, police said,
is known as Harry Stein, as Har
ry Saunders as Alexander Norse
and as Charles Lubln. He is an
ex-convict and narcotics peddler
with the instincts of a slugger,
detectives said, and his motive
was robbery. The mink coat, a
diamond ring and the rectangu
lar wrist watch of the victim
trapped him, they declared. ,
The others are held as mater
ial witnesses. . - y. it
For Stanley Cup
MONTREAL, April 9 (AP)
The Chicaro Blackhawks forged
ahead in' the playoff series for
the Stanley cup , tonigm ny De
feating the Montreal Canadlens
3 to 2 in the third overtime per
iod after, coming from behind to
tie the score in. the last four min
utes of the regular playing time.
Tha vtetorv rlTfl d hiea.ro - tWO
victories in the three xames play
ed so far in the series..
Noted Longworth Family Now " ;
'L&ETDkeh-up by Untimely Death
Members of a county road crew
working on a widening job in the
Ankeny Bottom seetion yester
day were already to broadcast to
the world ' the nucleus in the
shape of human hones of a red
hot news sensation.
Only first, the county sheriff
and coroner were called in, or
out. and then the story blew up.
The road workers unearthed a
human skull along the side of the
road on ' the ' highest knoll be
tween Ankeny Bottom and' the
Buena Vista ferry. Fifty yards on
they found another set of human
bones, apparently about the same
But Deputy Sheriff Sam Burk-
hart and Deputy Coroner Dale
Taylor, upon investigation, found
nothing that would indicate vio
lence or- mystery and concluded
that that section was years ago a
The skull found was taken to a
doctor at Jefferson who said he
believed it to be that of an In
dian, thus indicating that the
ground might hare been used for
a cemetery many, many years
ago. 1 1
The section where the bones
were found is about the only one
In that district which has not
been reached at some time or
other by extreme high water.
LIKELY TO SPREAD
-LISBON, April 10 (Friday) '.
(AP) President Carmona, and
members of his cabinet took shel
ter tonight in the barracks of the
third artillery behind barbed wire
entanglements and a battery of
machine guns as the danger of
rebellion in the army at home ap
There they intend to etay for
the period of the emergency.
Meanwhile Lisbon has taken
on the appearance of an armed
camp. Soldiers are on duty and
armored cars rumble through the
streets. Guns are mounted in the
nearby hills and the batteries of
naval vessels in the- habor are
trained on the city.
These extraordinary measures
were taken when It became known
the. revolt at Madeia had spread
to the Azores. ,
Tonight a . cablegram from
Lieutenant Aragao 7 Mello. who
signed as head of the revolution
ary movement at Angra do Hero
lsmo on the Island of Tereeira in
the Asores, announcing the garri
son therehad decided to sever re
lations with . Lisbon. ' A similar
message, unsigned, came from the
Island of San Migueiralso in the
Atores, where the - garrison was
reported in revolt.
(By the Associated Press) '
TriitntM to the memory 'of
Nicholas Longworth came yester
day from people of high position
in all corners of the country. -Praise
for his legislative tal
ents mingled with expressions of
sadness . on the passing of a
friend. President Hoover men
tioned his "happy character, his
sterling honesty, his : courage in
public questions" in calling the
death' a loss to the nation.
"The house lost a distinguished
and able speaker," said Vice-President
Curtis. - -
The affection in which he was
held In Washington was evidenced
by the way republicans. and demo
crats Joined in eulogy. Represen
tattvtk nirdntr. leader of the mi
nority in repeated attacks on leg
islation supported by Mr. Long
worth, sent this word to Mrs.
Longworth . from his home . in
, "In Nick's passing the entire
y " '1.
Mr. and irm. inrworth and their
only child, Paulina.
6LATT BACKED FOR
Delegation Will Call Upon
Governor Today; Fruit
Buyers Take Lead
A group of prominent agricul
turalists, fruit buyers and busi
ness men in Marion'county expect
to call on Governor Meier today
to urge the selection of Ray Glatt
of Woodburn as horticulture in
spector for the state in the new
centralized department of agricul
ture. The move for Glatt's selection
began last week with Earl Pearcy
and.H. R. Jones, both fruit buy
ers, taking the lead in urging
his selection as a man of sound
Judgment and extensive experi
ence in handling horticultural
work, both as grower and organ
izer. Glatt is secretary of the suc
cussful Woodburn Growers' coop
erative. Has Support of 1
He is said to have the strong
support of prominent canaerymen
In. the valley several of whom are
expected to be In the group which
calls on Meier.
While the horticulture inspec
tor will be chosen by the new
commission of agriculture after
the latter is named, it is thought
that Governor Meier will have
considerable to say in the choice
of the executives in the entire de
partment. Dairyman Hurls
Bottles at His
Wife is Charge
SAN FRANCISCO, April 9.
(AP) Charging her husband
made a practice of hurling milk
bottles at her, Mrs. Doris Harvey
sought a divorce here today from
Frank W: Harvey, general mana
ger of a Portland dairy.
And, the red-headed woman tes
tified, Harvey frequently made
public and uncomplimentary re
marks about tltlan-halred persons.
She told the court he also slapped
and shook . her,: and called her
names. . .
all Over U. S.
congress has sustained apersonal
loss. My public service will here
after lack that Which his friend
ship gave. No one can take his
place in my affection. Mrs. Gard
ner and I extend our love and
sympathy to you and Paulina.
The house republican : leader.
Representative Tilson, predicted
history would know Mr. Long
worth as "one of the greatest
speakers of the house."
"I knew him intimately for
more than 29 years," he said,
"and in all that time never- ob
served any act which could be at
tributed to selfish interests or to
motives other than the purest pa
triotism. "In his death the country has
lost an eminent and able publie
officer, a man with the courage
to face any crisis and with tact
and judgment to handle any situa
tion, however difficult.' Those of
us who knew him personally have
lost a warm and loyal friend.
Funeral Will be Saturday'
- In ; Cincinnati; A State : :
Speaker Puts . up Valiant
Finht hut k ViMim
V - By MILES WOLFF
AIKEN, S. C, April 9 -(AP)
Nicholas Longworth, speaker of
the national house and one of the
most fascinating figures In Ameri
can statesmanship, died of pneu
monia today. 1
The 61-year-old congressman'
fought a vallenr battle aided by
Mrs. Longworth 'Princess Alice
to millions but succumbed at
The end came In a southern
spring time at the colonial born
of the James Curtis' after a three
day siege of the disease. Funeral
services will be held at 2 p.m..
CST., Saturday at Christ Episcopal
church, Cincinnati, where his
body will be taken direct from
Aiken. There will be no state
funeral. Mrs. Longworth express- .
ed her desire that there be sim
plicity in the burial arrangements.
WASHINGTON, April 9 (AP)
Heads were bowed In the capi
tal today at the passing of Nicho
las Longworth of Ohio, a boy re
presentative who bad won esteem
for himself before he attained the
Officials and private citizens,
from president Hoover down, paid
tribute to the man and many of
them planned to Journey to Cin
cinnati to join the president In
paying final homage at tbe fun
eral. Flags by executive order swung
at half staff atop the White
House, thecapitol and the broad
fronted public buildings.
Immediately after learning of
Mr. Longworth's death. President
Hoover dltpatcbed his - military
aide, Colonel Campbell B. Hodges,
to Aiken, to aid Mrs. Longworth .
In every way possible.
- The services will be held from
the Longworth home, "Rook
wood," Saturday .at 2 p.m., the-,
body will arrive there Saturday
morning aboard a special train.
During the day other special
trains will take the president and
congressional delegation to Cin
cinnati. Working at the bidding of Mrs.
Longworth, employes who had
been associated tor years with tks
speaker moved sadly about the
business of making the nacessary
LAMAR. Colo., April 9 (AP)
Survivors of the "Pleasant Hill
school bus tragedy" revived tbe
story of their suffering and mod
est fortitude for the nation today
but their narratives over the ra
dio network of National Broad
casting Co., were emphatically
eheerful. , I
The - smaller children recited
jingles Into the microphone and
In a more serious vein the others
only a few years older recited
their experiences and - thoughts
during, the 36 hours they were
Bryan Uniedt, 13. who has
been - invited to be the guest of
President Hoover, introduced his
school mates, and along with
Clara Smith, told the story of
suffering and heroism of the1
score that faced death during tho
Sunday the survivors are going
to Denver, and the Denver Post
whose guests they will bo has
promised no end of festivities un
til IS youngster! begin to weary
of sightseeing and eating and
show-going. ; 1
It's going to be a holiday witll
no expense spared.
Meals will be eaten in two off
Denver's snootiest hostelrles sad
the shows can be bad for tbe ask
ing. Automobiles will be at tho
visitors' disposal. Frederick G.
Bonf lis. publisher of the Post,
personally will take charge of tho
Nibs Price to
BERKELEY, Cal., April 9.
(AP) W. W, Monahan, gradu
ate manager of the University of
California, today announced ap
pointment ofC. M. ("Nibs")
Price -as basketball coach for
1932. Price has been basketball
coach at the university since
1925. When he resigned last
year as football coach he alse
resigned as basketball coach.
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