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The OREGON STATESMAN. Salem Oregon. Friday.Mornlng. May 8, 1931
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Last Word in Communica
tion is Description Given
By Those who Know
(Continued from page 1
nas IS positions and ta rural
board eight positions. Here again
- automatic devices are nsed to aid
In perfecting the service. Those
who Tltl on a telephone, eperator
with one ere ok th ejoclr in or
der that ah mar know how much
to charge lor lone distance con
versation are particularly In
terested In the calcnlatTaph.' an
automatic clock device which reg
isters the time length of each ealL
Operators Health " -
Is .Protected ' .- I 1
Safeguards for the ealth of
the operators are found , Iff the
ventilating system of the operat
ise; room, the comfortable rest
rooms provided for the women
and the fine lishtlnr of the oper
ating; room. Every part of the
building; is - kept immaculately
clean and the equipment la la .or
der at all times.
Department beads working with
H. V. "Collins, superintendent of
the local plant, are Miss Harel
Cook: chief operator: Glenn Hun
ter, wire chief, nd Fred H-
kins, chief of the test board staff.
C. E. Thompson, former mana-
.ger of the Tillamook plant, has
come to Salem with his family to
act as assistant to Mr. Collins.
Another assistant, Stanley Bacon,
will arrive in a few days. Mr.
Thompson has a nine-year-old
daughter and a four-year-old son.
These two make a total of 11 fam
ilies that have come to Salem in
recent months In order that the
head of the family might work In
the local telephone plant.
LAKE EH IPD
Whether the state will take
any definite action to ecQuite
title to lands in the Lake Ewana
lake district of Klamath county,
as suggested by L. A. , Liljeqrlst,
assistant attorney general, prob
ably will be decided within the
next few weeks, it was . indicated
at a meeting of the state land
LilleaviBt appeared before the
board and explained that both I
. the state and settlers had I
claimed title to these lands, bat I
tnat tne controversy naa not j
been referred to the courts. LI1-I
jeovist estimated: tnat tne tanasinow at ine uapuoi.
were worth 1100,000. . 1
The board authorised Lilje-
qvist to intervene in behalf of I
tne state or Oregon in a -pro-1
ceeaing lniuatea by The state en-
glneer looking to the. adjndica-
tion of the waters of the Blitsen I
. river. There are approximately I
id u claimants to these waters. I
TO THE HESSIH
.(Contlnped from pax 1)
in the public use of airplanes and
an tos, he declared. !
" Nater came to make the address
: by airplane. He is on a tour of
advertising On ha nn mnA : An mm
the coast. He makes his home I
in Los Angeles where he la vice 1
president of on of the Banks of
America In that city and in charge
, oi aavenismg.
The club held its dinner meet-'
ing at the Gray Belle. President
' Gardner Knapp presiding. Nnm-
; erous displays of advertising pre-
v pared and used In Salem daring
the last IX months were attrac-
muvwa id m k peopie vno
attended the banquet.
OPPOSE WAR DEBT
TO 0. S.
, : (Continued from ease 1)
; , war aettlements, in the light of
changing money values, the reso
' lution' committee began formu-
lating a general expression in
i i which the congress can record it
ju self on how world business might
:,t be benefitted. ; This wUl be .acU
ed on with others tomorrow or
; Saturday. ...!..
The president and Mrs. Hoover
received t&e delegates' and their
wives this afternoon la the Blue
reom st the White House. Re
freshments were served on the
To Officers in
Police continued Thursday to
search for C. B. Splawa.. 84-year
old Salem resident missing since
Monday night. Several bits ot In
formation came to the police and
local newspaper offices but all
proved futile when cheeked.
Several elderly men in the city
were questioned but did not
prove to bo Splawn. Two or more
reports came In concerning a
man who has been selling pen
cils in the vicinity of North ltth
Splawn is tiv feet seven inch
es tall: he wore a dark hat and
a dark suit. He had a full beard
over an inch long and walked j
with a cane. t
Valre and Ring Job
Special This Week
CALL 797T FOR PRICE
Reo Sales and Service
W Have Good Used
Trucks and Cars
By OLIVE M. DOAK
x Warner ElsiBnre
Today,- Mary Pickford
, Warner's Capitol
Todar Bill Boyd in
"Today Norman Foster la
Tt It fix Advertlne".
Today - Victor McLaglen
In "Not Exactly Gentleman?.
National "better masic" week
compliments yet to be given it
when the string ensemble of the
RsUm Tnnlnr srmnli Anv - nrrhfH.
tra under -the direction of WII-I
traldv -thi direction of wil-
Ham Wallace Graham played two
number from - the stage of the
Elslnore theatre between snows
Jin axcenttonarir larze andi-lln
ence sat in tact silence during
the ntavinr ef tne fr from I
"z.r, it in r Mainr" i t s
uscn. piayea wun . etcnea ana i
Kmnntli finin hirmnnr Y,-r th J
te -"ProV; Orato dir
with sympathetic expression and
uiwvbtM vuw 1 mn vmuuxu 1
. . i .
pliclty and elean-cut beauty ofHt. . .... t :.' '
this splendid; number. 1 The .ec- "f" frm Wa "hool trainliK la re
nnd nnntft wa - tnniiot rai I r aot serlonsly hurt or nMCTatcn-1 Ar. T r."
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x ijoccnerim ana
while not as beautiful as the
first, vet wa rr ..tl.fVfn?
rt, .1,. . vist.ii.. I
i. "iffn- TH,.vfn . ..
Umpeslnons lKii; V vWlIki
little rrulnra anil ohnrna vtrt I
She Is in love with the manager
of the show ; and he is in lor
with the leading lady. How I
iu sets about la her wlldl'
Trench fashion to "ret her man"
. m. . - . a
is a storv wnich kept audiences I
watching intently Thursday aft-1
ernoon and evening. I
Mary does hr same old whirl-
wma acts ana "beats no ' on
whatever comes In her way
everyxnmg ana everybody save
Reginald Denny, the love of her
life. Reginald plays his part
wun exceptionally fine realisu
There are many side episodes
1 and supporting characters to
,""aw y number of laughs in
addition to the harum-scarum
and her pranks,
Age and'- the plastic surseon
nas dealt kindly by Mrs. Pick-
rora Fairbanks and while her
acting is not f what it was once
ana her French accent is hardly
inac, yet sne makes one of the
most interesting pictures of the
There is another picture which
pulls at one's consciousness not
only while watching It but long
er one nas lert the theatre
that picture is "Beyond Victory",
. ! res. it Is a: war story. It has
uie - snot and shell that we have
all gotten to dread so very much
m pictures and perhaps in life.
bui tne picture has something
ewe. It presents this matter of
war in an altogether different
manner than any screen version
It makes the nofnt.
wny a watT" stand out in so
many different angles that about
su one has left t do fa to think
as wen as be amused.
The acttnr u reall'r excellent
Mary Shilling has a wonderful
voice ana outstanding acting is
ffona by James Gleason, Zasu
Pitts. Lew Cody, and Mary Carr.
You will want to see this oictnre
of yon are not looking for some-
enrog too peppy and devil-mav.
care. It's not Just that typo ot
Jremr dui 11 IS good.
W UCl I ICS
i SipC9 KepOTtetl
ZEN A. May 7 The first ripe
w"d strawberry of the season has
reported here as being fonnd
T La Verne Holland Zena school
Krl on April 30. The first to be
found in 1930 was discovered bv
wn jusi a year ago to the
day, showinr that thi Minn
similar to that of last year as far
imit ripening is concerned.
WOW PLAYING !
Scanties . . .
Step-ins . . .
that win make
i JOJISH M. I
I JiIJaCK 1
BUS IS STRUCK
n-,JJ cUnl nm-!m 1
1st unutu oujiulu Muim loistaasnts of Grant hlch school In
w-w. w .....
Driver Didn't see
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had slowed for a switch and was
travelling 8 miles an hour when
it hit Us bus.
The wreck, was witnessed by
IfxV and Mrs. WV B. Wlckland.
who were driving behind the bus.
Wiekrland said he saw the train
I lost before the crash, and beard
(heard their cries drowned by the
Impact, He .said the engine's
-1 whlatle Minded limt KAfnr th
I wMatl a jtAimifeil 4nat KAfnr h
I The Injured were rushed to
Mercy hospital and overtaxed Its
Thoso most serlonsly
hurt were taken to the hospiUl
ambulances and the others
e earned Dy motorist.
All Doctors fat
.. """" "T "rrv"
me eonniy were snmmouea 10 me I
?remo,lt ..Tmmr ehool went to
line nosDiLKi in nein nurse ini in.
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- J arAPA M a. .VAn K m. V I
r. " "v
iai: A" "V"1 " uree
anaaesiae aisiricM. jusc jiorui
of the dty.
Confusion reigned t the cene
A J5L .ph2l2 '
al UUrBO IB JUBlCWa was TOSnea
10 la CT, .fna crie8 01
iT VT Zt I
jingled with the cries of th. In-
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HiIltlTG 1 OWT1 Ot
tSTlgnTOTl ' tt 01 ft
r ri . I
The town of Brighton. Tflla-
rnnnV mnntT ni . Tirf1n
mlll center, has been rejected by
tha wirM w. -t. I
aid commission as security for
a loan of I300Q.
ih. . . . i I
Inadequate and speculative by
state officials. Reconsideration
r ty. nTnMtinn h.. Kaan
qneated. Brighton at one time
contained two storen. hotel .nrl I
numerous dwelling. The town
went into receivership at the
time the Brighton mills closed
now owns the property, which
fsces Ocean Beach. He tiled ap
plication ror the loan.
Affairs of the Aurora bank.
which was closed in February
expected to be revealed in
Justice court at 10 a. m. today
waen ur. B. F. Giesy, Zeno
Schwab and W. H. Phoenix will
appear to answer to a charge of
obtaining property under false
The complaint Is made by Ed
ward Dlller of Aurora who charg
es that through. operation of the
Willamette Valley Mortgage and
Loan company, of which these
men were officers, he was de
Dr. Giesy has entered a Plea
of not guilty but the others hare
made no plea.
Dean Hewitt to
Be Busy Giving
Dean Roy Hewitt of tha law
school of Willamette university
nas a run speaking tonr for the
next eight or nine days. He 1
to be one of the speakers at the
Y. M. C. A. annual meeting; at
Astoria."-- , .t
A NEW AND
THE V ' "-) D
Hewitt will lead special voca
tional conferences - Saturday
morning and address the congre
gation in an Astoria chore 8nn-
cay morran. ,-
The following- week wtU
deliver . Ave commencement ad
dresses In. hlb: school la Grant
county on consecutive nirht.
. Dr. Carl Gregg Doney, Wjl-
presioesM, aaareessd ths
-oiano. Wednesday, eoneern-
iins Trniametta nnlTmlfrr.
Members of the Junior chamber
of commerce at the high sehool
I B,aerea 4 awrre from
I f pMe
I junior, coamoer
I 4WM4V junior,
member is assigned to some local
business man. whom the- student
questions on all phases of assocla-
The student then reports back
to the chamber body, first reports
having been given this week by
james Beoon and Helen. Fierce.
When aU reoorta have - fcaen
ti.. in v 7
tKn will be made relative to .hit
,1. . . .
iu emiuoTer aeminai ana UMcti
from the rirl or bov it trh
P?"in. nave been
scnoiasuc attainments most
The survev also considers the
enaracter, appearance, ethical
and "accuracy" anglo of business
272 KSI1IC6S IS
Apprenticeship work beinr don
T senior in tne commercial de-
Pment la meeting with appro-
Vt 1 rt tVtA t Ain vtA1e Se AeMe.!..
fBpor" erriw uavis, head of
M - u IKU SCQOOl commercial dO-
partinen who.,h" b,een checking
op on 15 or 20 students who ere
aIreadr working in downtown" of
Mr. Davis savs there are a inn
Jr ot tndenU till on hand who
rr , ""r"". "u"i uu win
Cld to have the opportunitv
J. ork.. a buslnee or profee-
-"" uu aw u nour eacn
uJLrr P-ience it arrords
The free apprentices hln work
Is done the last few weeks of each
year by members of the gradn-
Comes up Today
NEW YORK. Mar T. fAM
A boxing problem that may flare
into a war between two of the
strongest organizations in the
game will be laid before the
Judiciary In federal court here
Risking the most severe penal
ties, the New York State Athletic
commission can mete out. Madi
son Square Garden of Illinois will
ask for. a federal Injunction re
straining Prlmo Camera from
fighting Jack Sharkey tinder the
promotion of Jimmy Johnston at
Ebbets field Jane 10. Affidavits
for both sides have been tiled.
HOME OF 25c TALKIES
A Home-Ownerl, Home-Operated Theatre
TODAY and SATURDAY
First Showing la Salem
Special Mickey Mouse Matinee Sat. 1:30 P. M.
Snappy, , -
Our Gang; Comedy,
I J NORMAN FOSTER JyremswlN. I
" Beautiful 1; N
I - CAROLE L03IBARD '. V
II , EUGENE PAIXETTH rit 1 7
News, Mickey Mouse Comedy and
Serial 'The Indians Are Coming"
- '5 Days
too cut' n
Machine Guns and fear gas
Used to Dislodge Pair
1 In Rooming House
(Continued from page 1)
Bronx, who trapped Crowler on
March 14 in an office building.
Neither Dur linger nor Miss
WsUi was wounded, daring ths
bombardment today. .
At Folic Sqoads
After Crowler was located late
leasy -oetecave entered - the
rooming house and called for re-
inforcements when Crowley re-
fused to answer their request to
aom tnem to tne apartment;
From vantage point in nearby
houses guns were trained on win -
aowa or xne room, Anotner order
- - aa, . ml mi
com out and bulleU were the Baseett. who head the member
answer. Then police raked the I .kin t A. IT
. UU1 jemyu viocw wiiunt
h iwuw wiuraea
mw evw Ma Ava aivev ij SASA uuui
v 5 mttiea wua
luaciuiiv Kuaaerr ma pisuii inoii
wan la me streets squsas of po -
v K. 1 m.m M
uco formed line and held back
crowds which sought to set with-
in the danger sone. -
After Crowlev had been wound.
ed detective got close enough to
him to warn him that unless ho
gave up Quickly, he would be
shot to death.
He yielded to the last warnlnr.
stAggerinrinto the hall where he
WASHINGTON. May 7.-r(AP)
xwu iwuen oi me oar loaav
lnal law and better? collection of
crime statistic before the Amer-
ican uw insulate.
S a m. ' I
George W. Wlckersham. chair
man of the law enforcement com
mission, urged the i institute to
devote itself to a restatement of
substantive criminal law, adding;
the time was "peculiarly oppor
tune" because of the approach
ing end ot the work; of , his com
CHICAGO. May fl CAP)
That traditional Scotch economy
didn't extend to ' the ' vocabulary.
Professor Sir "William A.
Craigie of Chicago university re-1
veaied today he's been searching
for word used by ancient Scots
between the twelfth ! and seven-
teenth century and after IS
years he's only got the a' com-
plete. They will be published in
June. Twenty four other volumes
are to follow as part of a "die-
MAIL ROUTE EXTENDED
SCIO. May 7 Effective May
IS, Sclo rural mall route number 1
three 1 to be extended 3-8 miles.
accordlwg to information received
from the postal department in
FRIDAY - SATURDAY
Fy Wray - Lew Cody
Three bold bad h ombres
who sold ntz on dames n-
Washington br Postmaster J. fL
Stleha of sclo. Q. L Flanagan is
carrier on this route, which, it
was announced some months ago.
would bo consolidated with anoth
er Sclo route. Later the depart
ment mad other arrangements.
The original plan was to transfer
Flanagan to one ot the Lebanon
routes on May 1 but, la view ot
tne fact' that ho is scheduled to
retire on pension next September,
he Is ollowed to servo out his
time on his old rout.
Legion Post to
Plana for miscellaneous enter
tainment for the American 4w1nii
land tha auxlllarr of Cn4tnT int
I no. t are belns mad this week
by J. T. Delaney. chairman of the
program committee. The two
groups are to gather next Tues-
I day night at the legion hall in
I the ' Miller hnildin? Fniionr
1 the program refreshments win he
Ported yesterday that there are
now more than 900 members In
the post, Jho two men aim to
jaw 150 members enrolled by
i rna rima Ar T nsn !Awva II f m
i tioa next montlt
1 ys - . .
I IUVcTIlTIlGTlT Tr
WASHINGTON. Mar 7-MAPJ
IT . w,uspnmwt awposed
fKL ' A 4 - i m ma -
5 T 'e!nt faon-
I uwwuk lUTDiTua
ler , and decided to Ignore what
appeared to offer potentialities of
a third incident.
Secretary Stimson annonnid e
formal explanation submitted by
minister Beilegarde of : Haiti In
response to a request by the state
department regarding remarks he
was quoted aa making about the
i marine nffiiu i onn.iv
,ntrriew with the Washington
Herald had satisfactorily closed
the incident i
Laura Ingalls .
Plans Solo Hop
NEW YORK, May 7. (AP
Laura Ingalls, the first woman to
make a round-trip coast-to-coast
flight, today announced her in
tention of flying the Atlantic, olo,
within a few months.
A private corporation will back
her. Miss Ingalls said. She would
not divulge the type of plane oc
TEACHERS ON VISIT
YALSETZ, May 7 Mrs. Claude
Brown, critic teacher for the. first
grade, Mrs. TJeorge March, second
land third trade teacher, and Mlaa
Neva Dallas, fourth, fifth and
sixth grade teacher, returned
from Monmouth,1 and .Indepen-
dence Sunday where they were
visiting schools, to find the Val-
sets school far in advance of
those visited. .
They were ready for work
Monday, and all tha children
were very glad, to have them
back.- . - .1
237 N. Liberty
EF OF BBEBS
Maron county chapter of the
bankers'! Institute is making ar
rangements for a big banquet to
be held ! Monday night. May . 11,
to hoaoy Ben. Aley of Denver,
president of the American Insti
tute of Banking. Mr. Aley will
arrive here Monday noon from
Sacrameatoi and will drire to
Portland after tha banquet that
night, i J
President - Aley Is vice nresl-
dent ot tha United -State Nation
al tank of j Denver, a member
Airaln garner Bros. Capitol Scores In an effort to
.provide jour patrons with the Best in Pictures we
hare secured this northwest premier showing ahead
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EARL SANDE in
j IVflCKEY MOUSE CARTOON
UNIVERSAL NEWS WEEKLY
's the best news of the
omers twenry-four-hour sutomatle water heating service
t fl unusually low rat ... service such as one would
agin only hotels could afford. ,
Gtmtrml tUctrU Rterck Triumphs AgaJmt After year of
ifort, the perfect hot water servicer Now you can noy
II the comforts end conveniences of plenty of hot water
ttrj every purpose, day or night.! For bapSs, shaves, dishes,
pusework. the taundryust turn the faucet and there'
fie! hot water! Absolutely automatlo you don't even have
toj turn the heater on or off.
BUari Xsmm Uht
. Pepco't special offer
ater Hester for only a
rh with the light bill
to enjoy this modem convenlenca.
to our nearest district office, or phone or writ
us send our representative to your home to tell
you can have this dean, convenient, automed
heating service at one.
PORTLAUD GENERAL ELECTRIC CO.
tha Denver and American Bar as
sociation, and in addition" to his
bank duties acts on the staff of
special lecturer ot the Univer
sity of Denver. He Is an sble
J. Fuhrer of Ladd and Bush
bank is president of the Salem
chapter. He is being assisted In
arrangements for the banquet by
Chester Cox. Elton Thompson,
Leo Psge and Arthur Bates.
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APPLE PLANT BURNS
HOOD RIVER, Or., May 7.
CAP) Aa apple packlntr nlant.
garage, barn and other buttings
on the J. Okamura farm a few '
miles west of hers were destroy
ed by tire today. Okamura eetl-
of. mated hi loss at 15000.
Gala North- y
Pepco now offers its cus-
should have this new. row-cost
of a Hotpolnt Automatic Elec
small sum down and llttt
makes It possible for anyone