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The OREGON STATESMAN. Salem, Oregon, Tuesday Morning. April 14, 1931
Ten Year Conservation Plan
To Cost Five Millions
Adopted by Board
. (Caattaued from pa : f .
voters In 192T. the- expressed
purpose being to proTldo funds to
hereafter Joint meetings of the
state game and .fish commissions
will be held each month for the
purpose of discussing mutual
problems. This plan was suggested
br John C. Veatch. of Portland,
chairman of the state fish com
mission. It also was proposed to
lnrlte representatives of - all
spoilsmen's organisations in
Oregon to attend certain meet-
Ings of the game commission.
Attorney General Van "Winkle
was requested to prepare an
opinion giving an interpretation
of the powers and authority of
the game commission under the
new state game code approved at
the 1931 legislature session. This
opinion will deal, particularly
with the connection between the
game code and the new state po
lice department which becomes
effective August 1. ' - '
Karl Fry of Seattle, represent
ing the game research depart
ment of a large powder manufac
turing company, appeared before
the commission and stressed the
importance of water fowL
Vrwed Dy Kowitx
Chris Kowitx, secretary of
of the Marion county Game Pro
tective association, urged the
commission to extend its program
In connection with . providing
holding pens for Chinese pheas
ants, i ' .
Tbe commission adjourned to
meet in Portland today. Although
no mention was made at the
meeting with relation to the. se
lection of a new state game ward
en, reports were current that
Senator Edward Miner of Grants
Pass was being considered for
this office. Mr. More land hsa been
acting s state . game warden
since the removal of Harold
Clifford more than a year ago.
Among other persons who will
be affected by the resignations de
manded at today's meeting .are
Arthur Fish, chief of the law en
forcement division of tbe com
mission, and, seven deputy game
In aakin for the resignations,
members of the commission indi
cated that they would be in a
position to bring about a com
plete reorganisation of the work
ing personnel, reduce expendi
tures, and increase the efficiency.
New' members of the commis
sion are Marshall Dana. Portland.
Irving Vlning. Ashland: Carl Sil
ven. Baker; Mtt Corrlgan. Me
MInnvllle, snd Dr. J. C. Vande
Aside from officials of the
same department residing here.
Ben Claggett of Salem is the only
Marlon- county resident effected
by 'the wholesale houBecleaning.
Claggett was appointed a deputy
game warden four years ago and
has served for the Marion-Polk
county area. He had the recom
mendation of various sports or
ganizations when appointed.
TO GATHER IH
(Continued from pa c 1)
The conference session proper
will open Wednesday, with Bishop
Epp in the chair. The bishop will
deliver the address .Thursday
night and also will preach the
Sunday sermons, including the
Helen Ernest. Portland organ
ist, will be at tbe organ tor the
sacred concert at 2:15 o'clock
The speaker Wednesday night
will be XL G. Frye. editor of the
Evangelical Messenger; and Fri
day Rev. L. H. Wiilard of Mon
mouth will have charge of the
Honoring the memory of Rob
ert Downs, sixth grade student at
McKlnley school, who died about
a year ago, students of tbe
fourth, fifth and sixth grades
there yesterday afternoon held
brief but impressive : memorial
services. - ,
A beautifully framed . picture,
"the Oregon Trail" by Robert
Wealey Amick. was presented to
the sixth grade room by Dr. and
Mrs. C. A Downs, in memory of
iheir son, Robert. Following
singing of the Oregon state song
tribute to Robert Downs was read
by Don r las McKay. Jr.. and then
the picture was unveiled. The
students v paid silent tribute and
the Oregon Creed was repeated
to close the meeting.
By Van Winkle
In cases where several high
arhnola rtoita their Armrm mnA thm
pupils are in attendance at a
, central nign.scnooi, tne oasis oi
distribution of the county high
' school fnnd la nnnn the irnrii
dally attendance during the
cnooi year or inu equre enroll
ment in the central high school,
according to a letil nnfnlnn
landed down by Attorney Gen-
, erai van winkle Monday. The
Anfnfrtit w pm n Aet n1 vw sr n
Howard, state superintendent of
Suit to foreclose on. property
covering a mortgage was filed In
circuit conrt yesterday by the Fed
ral Land bank of Spokane against
John Laue and others.
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SACRED HEART TD
HOLD a FROLIC
Students of all departments of
Sacred Heart I academy here are
uniting this week In the organiz
ation of a May Day frolic to be
given Tuesday afternoon. May 5.
Funds will fe obtained for the
various needs of the school.
Daring the day the entire
building will be -given over to the
reception of friends, a large num
ber of whom; have known the
school here as alma mater. Sa
cred Heart academy was estab
lished in Salem in 1863.
Following the frolic a dinner In
the evening Is expected to reunite
a host of Salem people who hare
long and consistently been inter
ested In the .school. ; Recently a
group of former pupils and
friends contributed several -ap
preciated hand-work .articles
which will be added to the group
of other articles being prepared
for the hand work booth at the
After Injury in
TURNER. Anril 12 Th base
ball season opened for the high
schools. Turner and Aumsvllle. by
piaying ineir s rirst game Friday
afternoon at Turner on the Gray
Digger diamond southwest of
After the rame - was half nnr
Seymour Stewart nf th Tnmr
team, while sliding Into third
base, was in some, unaccountable
manner badly Injured, suffering
oaa gasns on tne head and re
maining unconscious till after
he was taken to a Kalom finsnltai
The game was called off.
Stewart was able to be moved
to his home at West Stayton Sat
urday evening and was resting
easy. ' '
Kiwanis to be
Of Life Saving
Demonstrations of correct pro
cedure for life-saving In case of
accident will be made to Kiwantm
this noon by R. E. - Carlson of
seaitie. first i aid expert of the
American Red Cross. Carlson
has been in Salem several din
as Instructor j in first aid before
toe i. m. u. a.. Willamette uni
versity and Boy Scouts.
Two new members hiT hM
elected to Kiwanis, the board Of
directors announced ; this week:
Arthur W. Lawrence new mm.
ber of the Industrial Accident
commission, and Frank Jon as
local manager for the American
With a flurry of measles evl-
aent in several parts of the coun
ty, extra precautions should be
taken with midi rtr v r...
las. county health officer, warns, f
neasies usuauy surt with symp
toms resembling a cold, there he
ms cougmng.! watery eyes and
This continues for four or five
aays oerore thee is any break
ing out Because of similarity to
vwiua iu ias eany stages. It IS ad
visable that parents , keep from
scnooi cmidren with colds.
Eskew Rites Set
This Afternoon ;
Is Local Native
Last rites for P. N. Eskew, 85.
native of Salam district, who
died her .Sunday, following a.
brief Illness, will be held this
Afternoon at 2 o'clock from the
Clough-Barrick chapel, conducted
by Rev. D. J. Howe. Interment
will be in the Odd Fellows ceme
tery at Stayton.
Eskew, born in the Santlam
country, had lived practically all
bis life In and' near Salem. He-
is survived by his father, M. I.
Eskew, and one sister, Mrs. N.
Rocque, both of Salem.
Hoopers Due to
' Dine Wednesday
Members of all the church
league teams will meet in a ban
quet at the T. M. C. A. Wednes
day, night. Gold medals Will be
presented to the members of the
Evangelical and Fruitland groups
for winning first and second
places in the recent basketball
Plans will be made for the
coming baseball season. Tom Kay
win present the medals and Bur
ton Crary, who is in charge of
arrangements, will . preside. :
TO BE WEDNESDAY
Funeral for (Teorge Steward,
S3, West Salem school director,
contractor and builder, who died
here Sunday, will be held Wed
nesday at 10: SO a. m., at Bel crest
Memorial park, under the direc
tion of W. T. RIgdon and Son.
Steward died after undergoing an
emergency operation at a local
He had lived. In West Salem,
1344 Edgewater'street, for sever
al years. Six months' ago he re
ceived a leg Injury which con
fined him to his home. . -
Surviving Steward are : his
widow, Ethel I.; brothers, Harold
of.Jonesville. Mich., and Earl of
Detroit. Mich.; and sisters. Mrs.
Patrick Maloney and Mrs. Edwin
Jacobs of Toledo. O. .
Old Age Pension
Will Be Talked
The public is invited tonight to
attend a meeting on old age pen
sions which is to be held In the
hall of representatives at the state
capitol. Frank Davis of Salem
will be the priclpal speaker. He
advocates a pension beginning at
the age of 80 for needy, citizens.
He said yesterday that a unmber
of pastors of Salem churches
would attend the meeting and In
dicated that a majority of the pas
tors in the city would favor old
age pension legislation.
CASE CALLED OFF
The case of Marion Automobile
company vs. Dehman. scheduled
to be heard before Judge McMaA
ban today, was called oft the dock
et late yesterday, word being re
ceived br the court clerk that
plaintiff would take voluntary
Home of WC Talkies
LAST TIMES TODAY
Also Those Two Funny Men .
Laurel and Hardy -'
In "BE BIG"
News - and - Act
Trindle' Will Rule Funds In
Two-Mill Levy Usable '
For Equipment Only
(Continued from- pas 1)
bur needed equipment for the
general station and to provide
funds to erect three, subsidiary
stations, and to equip them. The
flr committee In the council has
gone farther : and has provided
front year to year that sufficient
moneys be diverted from the two
mill fund to maintain and oper
ate the new stations aa they -were
opened. Moneys received under
tha regular city budget apart
from the special two mill tax,
have-gone to operate the main
station.' l; . ; -
Back of the fire department fi
nancial status la some apparent
bad-feeling in the city council
over the way the affairs of the
department are handled. One fac
tion in ; the council - thinks too
much, money has been spent on
the department and has asked for
the legal opinion, soon to be giv
en, as a means of checking outgo.
The fire department committee
claims that operation of the three
subsidiary stations Is imperative
and justifies the expenditure
from the two-mill special fund on
the grounds of necessity.
Budgets of Past "
Fonr Years Listed
. The budgeted requirements of
the fire . department for the last
four years are: .
1928 Budget '
Salaries (main station) 38,940
Expense .. 4,200
Hydrants and water 8,400
Special 2-mlll levy 32.000
Salaries (main station)
Hydrants and water
Special 2-mill levy
Salaries (main station)
Hydrants and water
Special ' 2-mlll levy
Total ; 878,790
Salaries (main station) 3 6.90
Hydrants and water 7,767
Special 2-mlli levy 35,000
T. M. C. A. boys present their
first annual "Gymkhana" gym
nasium exhibition In the T. M.
C. A. building Friday and Satur
day nights, April 17 and 18. Tick
ets are bn sale by all "T" boys.
The performance will Include
over 100 boys in 18 different acts
of ability and comedy.
The program features the fol
Grand processional, overture
by band, dumbell drill, ballet
dance, parallel bars, tap dance,
wrestling, piano solo, pyramids,
singing (with comedy interlude),
elephant act with comedy, jiu Jit
su wrestling, adagio, wand drill,
roller skater with comedy, tum
bling. The time of the exhibition is
set for 7:20 o'clock. Performan
ces will be In the Y. M. C. A. gym
nasium. Lilburn Leaves
May 1, is Word
Frank L. Lilburn, chief deputy
in the offices of the state insur
ance commissioner, has resigned
his position to accept the general
agency in Oregon for the Capital
Life Insurance company of Den
ver. Colo. Mr. Lilbnrn's resigna
tion will become effective May 1.
Lilburn entered the employ of
the . state Insurance department
August 1, 1927, as agency exam
iner. He was promoted to chief
deputy in December, 1929.
Mr. Lilburn will ' make his
headquarters In Portland.
Reports Indicated that other
changes in the state insurance
department were contemplated in
the near future.
DECREE VACATED ;
' Circuit Judge L. H. McMahan
has signed an order vacating for
mer decree against defendants in
the case of Marion county ex rel
J. B. Thomas vs. A. Gentemann
and Jake Risley. The new order
says Judgment was given through
excusable neglect of defendants,
and allows the defendants 20
days in which to file answer to
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to "Derelict." " x
ny in Those. Three French .
Girls."- ' - : . -
Friday-Jack Oakie In "Sea
WARNER BROS. CAPITOL
Today Bill Boyd in "The
Painted Desert." :
Wednesday Adolpho Men-
Job in "Men Call It Lore:"
Friday Chester Morris
in "The Bat. Whispers."
WARNER BROS. KUSIXORK
Today Otis Skinner in
. Wedneaday-Norma shear-
er in "Stranger May Kiss."
Today Marilyn Miller
. Wednesday Sue Carrol in
Friday Buck Jones In
"Dawn Trail." i
FIRST M. E.
TO MEET TOaiEHT
Following the meeting of the
First M. E. church Men's Brother
hood, at the church this evening,
an important session of the offi
cial board will be held on call of
Walter Winslow, chairman. It Is
urged that every member of the
board be present at this session.
Judge George Rossman of the
supreme court will bo the princi
pal speaker at the Brotherhood
session, beginning at 8:30 o'clock.
There win be special music. This
will be the last meeting for the
year. H. F. Shank is president of
The meeting of the official
board is scheduled to start
promptly at g o'clock.
RULING MADE UPON
Free textbooks, limited to the
expenditure of 31.50 per capita,
may be provided pupils of grade
schools next fall, provided the
budgets for such expenditures are
voted upon for the present school
year, according to an opinion
handed down by Attorney General
Districts Toting budgets in
June for the coming year prob
ably will carry Items tor text
books. Those voting in October
for the next year, the opinion
reads, cannot include the item.
The state superintendent of
schools has suggested that any
district desiring to make use of
free textbooks next fall, make pro
vision for holding its budget elec
tion before the fall term starts.
HORSE W BITE
LOS ANGELES. April 13
(AP) The municipal court here
today ruled that a horse Is en
titled to one bite of human flesh,
having equal rights with a dog.
Judge Lucius E. Green so held
1 denying Harry Goldstein, Junk
collector, a claim for 3725 dam
ages from the stables owning the
horse. Golsteln rented the animal
August 8, he said, and as he at
tempted to take the bridle, the
horse bit his hand Injuring it so
he could not work for a month.
Defense attorneys held no proof
was established that the horse
was vicious and since courts
previously held a dog was not vi
cious in the eyes of the law until
he had bitten more than one man,
urged the horse should have like
The Judge agreed.
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ROBBER SLA J
Drug Store Clerk's Shot Is
Fatal to J. R. Albright,
: Former Farmhand
, 'Continue from pax H
ond robber was In hiding under
an old culvert building across a
creek in a canyon at the- edge of
tbe city. The robber disappeared
into the canyon following the gun
battle in which his companion was
slain and the, old : building was
quickly surrounded. He was not
found there, nowerer. . t
One hundred dollars in silver
stolen from the bank was scat
tered about the street but 3250
in bills was not recovered and po
lice believed it was in possession
of the fugitive. . i -Ran
Began to Sovnd
The two men entered the bank
Just at closing time today. They
locked the front door behind them.
oraered employes to stay-where
they were and scooped up all the
money in sight. Then, as tbe
bank's burglar alarm sounded,
they dashed out through the back
door. . . " .
In a nearby drugstore . Hugh
Bates, a clerk, seized a rifle when
he heard the alarm and together
with his employer, W. H. McNalr,
who was armed with a pistol, and
Fred H. Johnson, an unarmed cus
tomer, ran out into the alley
where they met the robbers.
Albright opened fire and Bates
returned it, killing him instantly.
Before he could tire again the sec
ond robber fled across vacant lots
and plunged Into the canyon.
A man who gave his name as
Herbert Eaton, Portland, was re
moved from the northbound stage
at Talent and held as a, suspect
In the robbery. The stage driver
said Eaton had boarded the atage
here shortly after the robbery.
Police said Eaton told them he
had come from a Klamath Falls
laundry today. Some of the money
found on tho dead robber was In
a laundryman's bag. Several wit
nesses, police said, claimed they
saw Eaton in the vicinity of the
bank shortly before the robbery.
LESLIE GROUP TO
For the first time Salem schools
will be represented at tho annual
high school play day, to be held
nn tha nreron State collere cam
pus April 25, when at least 71
girls from Lesue junior mgn
school will attend. Leslie Is the
only Salem group planning to go.
The event Is sponsored by the
women's physical education de
partment at the state college and
in addition to a round of nlav
events in which every girl finds
something to her lining, competi
t Vt sports are enjoyed. The only
rnm natition between schools is
the posture contest,. In which ev
ery girl is entered. Tne scnooi
with the highest average of at
tendants with good posture wins
the contest," which last year went
to Wood burn high school.
The . Leslie girls have already
chartered school busses to take
thm tn riarvallia for the dav.
They will be accompanied by
sirs. LAMOine k. uiarx, me prin
cipal, and Miss Eleanor Tonslng,
physical education Instructor.
Several mothers are also plan
ning to attend, and some will
drive the students over In their
This is the fourth annual play
day at the college.
Mrs. E. A. Kenney of 1580 Cen
ter street has received a copy of
the Los Angeles Times Sunday
magaxine section of several
weeks ago. in which she finds an
article telling about an innova
tion in marriage temples created
by her sister, Mrs. Kathryn Balrd
Sullivan, ' prominent among the
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organists and musls directors in
tho west. : .
The temple, known as the "Hol
lywood Wedding Chapel" was
dedicated about the middle of
March and Is the first thing of its
kind constructed fa the country.
It is located in Hollywood, where
Mrs. Sullivan has been for the
past three years, and is a chapel
in connection with Mrs. Sullivan's
own homo which was specially
constructed and is set aside to
service of launching brides and
grooms happily on their martial
Mrs. Sullivan, the article says,
got the- idea from her long years
of -s&rvice as organist and choir
mistress, and her requests to play
for so many weddings. So she be
came a "wedding consultant",
and so In addition to providing a
charming place for the wedding
and music, she also takes care of
many other phases of the prepar
ation, six marriages were per
formed In the chapel tho day it
was opened. ..,
Three of the facultr of "Willam
ette university are attending the
conference on higher education
for tbe Pacific northwest at Eu
gene Monday and Tuesday of this
week. They are President Carl G.
Doney, Dean Frank M. Erickson
and Dr. S. B. Laughlin of the eco
nomics and sociology department.
Tbe conference is held under
the Joint auspices of the United
States bureau of education and
the University of Oregon.
Visiting speakers are William
John Cooper, U. S. commissioner
of education; George W. Zook,
University of Akron; Ben Wood,
Columbia university, and Clifford
Woody, University of Michigan.
At the opening meeting, Mon
day morning. President Doney
presided over tbe subject, "Ad
justments to Meet the Needs of
Tho other meetings are as fol
lows: Monday afternoon, "Person
nel Work." President W. J. Kerr,
Oregon State college, p resting:
Tuesday morning. "Aptitude and
Other Tests." President J. A.
Churchill, Ashland State Normal
school, presiding; Tuesday after
noon, "Improvement of College
Teaching," State Superintend C.
A. Howard presiding, with Frank
M. Erickson of Willamette leading
A banquet was held Monday
night at which President George
W. Zook was the speaker. Tues
day night an illustrated lecture
will bo presented by Ben Wood of
Columbia university, on the Penn
sylvania study charts.
HIS TITLE TONIGHT
CLEVELAND, O., April 12
(AP) Tommy Freeman, world's
welterweight champion, will en
gage in his first defense of his
title tomorrow night by meeting
the sharp-shooting young negro.
Young Jack Thompson of Oak
land, Calif., from whom he won
the crown here six months ago.
They will meet in a 16-round
battle to a decision at the welter
weight limit of 147 pounds.
Because of an unpopular deci
sion resulting from their first
championship engagement, a new
policy in rendering decisions will
be Introduced tomorrow night.
Two Judges to be named by the
Cleveland boxing commission at
the. ringside, will cast their votes
at the end of the contest, and un
less they disagree the referee will
have no voting power. Hereto
fore, It has been the practice to
use only a referee.
At 2 P. M.
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BUI Boyd - William.
Salem's Greatest Entertainment
Seven Known Victims, and
10 rirenicn i.nssm,
Along With Others
C Continued frm peca 1)
. A score of doctors, every bit ef
respirator apparatus in tho f lro
department, and hundreds of fire
men labored around the shaft.
. Mere than 28 firemen were
overcome in the gassy inferno.
They could work only a few min
utes each, though equipped with
gas masks. . ...
Back In the incompleted bore,
which is nearly two blocks in
length, a group of laborers part
of the night shift on duty when
the fire began huddled for safe
ty In an air chamber. Whether
they were dead or alirp was not
Oxygen tanks were used almost
as fast as ambulances could bring
them. Emergency calls went out
to Chicago hospitals for addition
al ones, and for all available dos-,
A policeman hurrying to the
scene was struck by an ambulance
Slay Dig Through
From Street Level
A block and a half away from
the tunnel entrance, at the busy
Intersection of 22nd street. Blue
Island and Ashland avenues, a
crew of men set to work to dig
through to the tunnel below. They
hoped to let in air which would
k1... ttiA Kava a? ULftlfnAfl
Attempts to vent it through,
blower pumps at the entrance
The fire broke out in sawdust
shavinra nlled aronnd a bulkhead
set in a few feet from tbe tunnel
entrance. It was thought started
by apontaneous combustion.
Chicago radio stations broadcast
an appeal to the United States bu
reau of mines and to tho Illinois
mine rescue station at Springfield
tor their rescue squads. -
A seventh man died a few mo
ments after being brought to the
surface. He was believed to be a
star in the
5000 in the Cast