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The OREGON STATESMAN. Salecu Oresron, Saturday Mornlasr, Way 9, 1551
LUST OF BURKE
Some of Racketeers Caught
, Suspected of Part in
-. Blumer Kidnaping
' (Conttaoad from P U
recently of Dr. Isaac D. Kelley,
jr., socially prominent physician,
who was relets April. 28 after
ftetng held prisoner for more than
week. - "
- Tommy Hayes, best known
here of those arrested, formerly
was i a member of the notorious
St. Lotus Cucaveo gang. buvuioi
r-nanti-r aMoelated with the Sh el-
ton nm In Illinois, officials said.
prtectivcs on . r.
rnll for Months 1-
l Lounibury said two Chicago P
- Ice detectives. Sergeants Roy
atpffan and Charles Touzinsky.
""who parUclpated In the raid, had
been on the trail of the gang for
months and were "Just two hours
behind" St. Joseph. Mc, police,
who arrested Murke near Milan.
Mo., several weeks arc ' ;
Thomas O'Connor, erne of those
arrested, was described as "a close
associate ot Burke.- now serving
a life sentence tor the murder of
a st. Joseh. Mich., policeman.
Pat Lee, another, is wanted In
Chicago on an old murder charge.
(Continued from PT 1)
eiven by the cneraawa
chestra before a very Urge audi
ence In the Y.-M. U. A. laooj.
Alexander S. Melovldof t was the
director ot the eight pieces, vio-
: lln played by himself, clarinet,
Allen Shepard. trumpets George
Bent and A. Gouley, trombone,
Charles Larson, bass horn. Ruth
yn Tarney, drums. IieRoy Pe-
: pion. and piano, Mrs. Ruthyn
Excellent conception and tone
quality marked each of the num
bers played. Miss Marie La
France, mezso soprano, and Miss
Alice Stater, soprano, were solo
ists and received much apprecia-
tlon tor. the sympathetic presen
. tation of their numbers.
Alexander Melovldoft pleased
the audience with a violin solo,
Deer Dance," Skilton. Splendid
technic and intelligent concep
tion added much beauty to this
Mrs. Ruthyn Turney gave a
satisfying and sympathetic , ac
companiment to all the solo num
Through the" cooperation ot
the chamber of commerce the
Cherrlans sent eight members in
the official Cherrlan uniform to
usher for the armory program,
mhers were H. R. Worth, Gus
Hixson, Frany Myers, George Ar
buckle, J. H. Maden. Si Eakin,
Lester Davlsyend C E. Wilson.. -
HUGE CHOIR WILL
Continued from pace 1
the spirit of the music week this
year that this program should be
a "choir festival ot music", the
choirs being those from . nine
Salem churches. Each has been
practicing under its director and
general practices have been held
with Prof. E. W. Hobson as the
'general director, and who . will
direct the program tonight.
Significant too. ot the spirit of
' cooperation which has been pres-
. eat throughout the week la the
fact that the Portland Apollo
club will send a delegation to
Salem to sing the program
with the choirs.
Miss Ruth Bedford will be the
accompanist tonight for two
numbes and Miss Margaret Kots
will accompany the Apollo club
in one number.
The program as - planned in
cludes the choirs ot the First
Christian church. First Methodist
; church. Knight Memorial, Ameri
can, Lutheran, First German Bap-
tist, Calvary Baptist. First Evan-
. rellcal. First Presbyterian, and
- Jason Lee Memorial.
A slight admission price will
be charged as was charged for
.. the piano ensemble given at the
I armory Friday night. This Is
. done In order to cover the ex-
. peases incurred incidental to giv-
ing the music week programs.
j (Continued from pace 1
supt. Mary l. . Fulkerson, secre
tary or tne boundary board, - re
ported. She points out that this
is not costing the district or tax
payers any more, for payment to
the bus owners! is made per capi
ta hauled and not per mile travel
ed. i ,
The same road is traveled In
soma instances because each bus
xinos, it more convenient to use
one road than to travel poorer or
less accessible roads, as- for in
stance Silrerton and Salem busses
each use the same road for a short
distance between Pratum and an
other school. . ' -
The county agreed some time
ago to continue payment of $40
per; pupil as its transportation
'rate. - ..
i f LTXFIELD WINS
McMINNVILLE, Ore., May 8
(AP)--Linfield college defeated
Albany College, 73. to 58. In a
track and field meet here today.
Dr. D. A. Penlck, 84, baa coach
ed University of Texas, tennis
teams which have won 23 south
west conference titles in a row. -
ROUTES OF SCHOOL
AIR FORCES "DESTROY" NEW
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In one of the xuost colorful demonstrations in the -t orer Mew York City, startins; May 22. Feat ares of
sutorr of aviation. 672 planes, representing every
military classification from light, speedy scouting
planes to huge bombers capable of carrying" a couple
of tons of concentrated destruction, will take part
in the United States Air Force three-day maneuvers
PBESEMT LEVEL OF
: Continued from page 1)
Pacific northwest. Ita efforts to
make the eight-hour day a nation
wide lumber industry standard is
bringing results in the south
where 20 per cent of major opera
tions have recently adopted the
4L standard. Leading lumbermen
and the public are solidly behind
the 4L In Its sound policies and
In attendance at the conference
were: Robert Scott. O. E. Buell.
Lew Devariek, Sliver Falls Tim
ber company, Snvertoa; Ray S.
Donocann. Harry F. Wttklne, Ver
aer J. LibeU. Eastern and West-
. . .. a .
era Lumber company, roruanu;
B. T. Turner. Jones Lumber com
pany, Portland; George W. Day,
Pacific Spraee corporation, Tole
do.; H. L. Mating, Edgar S. Hall.
George It. Huard, WflUam svman,
Westnort Lumber company. West-
port; E. E. May, L. H. Hall, Ralph
W. Martin. George A. wcuor
nack; Booth-Kelly company, Eu
gene: W. C. Ruegnui, w. a.
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Card (to be May
IS at Silverton
SILVERTON, May t. SllTer
ton flrht fans are looking for
ward with anticipation to the SO
rounds ot amateur : boxing . to be
staged t the armory her May
The card is broken np Into
ten three-round fights with pro
vision made for an extra round
in case of a tie.'
- Silverton boys on the card In
clude Clary Campbell, 140
pounds; Gene Thomsen, 153;
Norman Kolln. 188; Robert
Webb. It3; Clifford Mauldlng,
135; Jack Scott, 154: Ed Wiliig.
Ml Joyng. Tharnley. 124.
Molalla boys are Max Brown.
1S5; Dick I Ridings. 188; Fred
Somervllle. ! 123; Eddie Dally,
133; Ed Bracken, 128.
At Semi Finals
SEATTLE, May 8 (AP)
Jack Rhine and Joe Kalisky ot
the University of Oregon and
Lloyd Nordstrom and George
Iloyt ot the University of Wash
ingtoa survived the first two
rounds of the northern division
Pacific coast conference tennis
cnampionsmpe nere today to en
ter the ainglea semi-finals. - .
Tomorrow morning Rhino will
meet Hoyt and Nordstrom will
tangle with Kalisky with the win
ners meeting for the northern
title In the. afternoon.
In the doubles division Nord
strom and Hoyt advanced to the
finals while Rhine and Kalisky
will meet Bill Grafton and Gor
don McCumber of Oregon State
college tomorrow morning for
the other final position.
Salem Girl is
For Eugene Y
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UNIVERSITY OF OREGON.
May 8 Dorothea Goodfellow, of
Salem, will serve as an instructor
during the Fourth Annual Swim
Week la Eugene, to be sponsored
from May li to 18 by the T. M.
C. A. the Red Cross, and the Uni
versity r Oregon.
Miss Goodfellow is registered la
tne acnooi i physical education at
the university, and will help con-
auci classes in swimming for the
oeaeiu oi people who know noth
ing about It.
22, is Report
BERLIN, May 8. (AP) War
saw newspapers reported tonight
in dispatches from Kharkov that
the Ogpa, soviet secret serrie an
ganlxatlon, executed 22 high offi
cers in the Ukraln military dis
trict. The officers, the report
said, were arrested a month ago
and charged with attempting; a
military revolt. l .
the program will be a daylight and night raid. Cap
tain Albert Stevens, flying a special .photographic
Slane, will photograph at a long range the skyline of
Few York. Composite picture shows how too
armada of the air will look as It soars over Gotham.
By OLIVE M. DOAR
Today Mary Plckldrd
Today Frank Fay In
"God'a Gift to Women."
Today Norman Foster in
It Pays to Advertise".
Today Victor McLaglen
in "Not Exactly Gentleman".
At Warner Bros. Capitol today
is the second day In Salem of
God's Gift to Women", north
west premiere of this, picture. It
is an amusing, light picture with
Frank Fay In the leading role, v
Following Mary Plckford in
Kiki" which shows for the' last
time at the Elsinore today, will
be George Arllss in Tha Mil
lionaire'. ; 1 :
The inimitable Arllss appears
in this play in a character not
unlike the famous "Disraeli" and
from what is to be gained from
those who saw the picture It is
ne to be anticipated.
Guard But Are
Ben Robblns, 22, and Glenn
Stringer, - 19, convicts, escaped
from a gun guard while at work
on the state penitentiary grounds
yesterday afternoon, bat; were
captured less than an hour later
within five blocks of the institu
tion. The prisoners made no re
Robbins was received at the
penitentiary hero January 8,
1929, from Union county to serve
a term oi id years for larceny.
Stringer waa committed to the
prison January 21, of this year.
from Jackson county, to serve
two years for thetheft of an au
tomobile. Both prisoners have been as
signed to the penitentiary "bull
pen" as a disciplinarian measure.
The state board oft control yes
terday authorised the purchase of
equipment to be used in connec
tion with the automobile drivers
examination bureau, created un
der an act of the 1931 legisla
ture. The law will be administer
ed by the secretary of state.
Office for the examination of
drivers are being fitted up on the
first floor of the new state office
building. The law becomes ef
fectlve July 1. s -
Special Mickey Blouse
Matinee Today 1:30 P. M.
FIRST SHOWING IN SALEM
With Norman Foster, Skeets
Gallagher, Eugene Pmllette.
and Carole Lombard j
Also Oar Gang Comedy
"Little Daddy" News
Mickey Moose Comedy and
"The Indians Are Coming"
Coming Sunday Five Days
DDM BILL HE
CBEMAWA, May 8 The Che-
mawa Indian school ball team
stepped up into supposedly faster
company Friday when it journey
ed t Monmouth and defeated a
surprised Oregon. Normal school
team to 1.
Monmouth outhlt the Indians
but Vtvette kept them well scat
tered: and bore down whoa, there
were men on bases, striking; out
six and Issuing no free passes
and keeping the hit balls on the
ground or high In t air for the
most part. He also received good
support, Sante cutting off one
run by a perfect throw In from
The Indians sewed up the vic
tory la the ninth by pounding in
three runs, corbett started this
rally after one waa out with a
single; - S. Alexander followed
with a double, and on Santee'a
single immediately following, the
teachers threw the ball away
and Corbett and Alexander scored.
Santee advanced in the meantime
and came home on Hall's hit,
Chemawa . 8 T 1
Monmouth . l 8-4
Aurora Case is
Set May 15 Now
Dr. B. F. Ciesy. Zeno Schwab
and W. E. Phoenix, charred with
obtaining property under false
pretenses, appeared in justice
court on Friday and entered pleas
of not guilty. Duo to the fact
that the district attorney was call
ed out of town the hearing of the
ease was noatnoned nntll Mar 1 K
The charges against the three
grew out ot activities of the Wil
lamette Valley Mortgage and
GREENWOOD, Miss.. May 8.
(AP) Gerald Kelley. reporter
for the Memphis (Tenn.) Press-
Scimitar, was arrested hero on a
warrant issued by 8horift G. iT.
Doyle of Yalobusha county, charg
ing criminal libel in published re
ports of mob violence after the
slaying of W. B. Wagner, Water
Valley, Miss., banker and his wife
in their homo Monday night.
Home-Owned Theatre .
MON. - TUES.
Tiihm P,nnl J
h i f sr
o;i lo;;g hike
Larch Mountain Trail Pro
' vides Thrills and Spills
BROOKS, May t The prin
cipal of the Brooks grade school,
Werner Rax, accompanied by the
intermediate teacher. Miss Leta
Wallace and primary teacher.
Miss Doris Wood took a group of
the grade school girls on a hiking
trip Friday evening. .
They i left Brooks about - six
o'clock in the evening and went
to Crown point, and from there
to Multnomah Falls, where they
left their car and started to make
the ascent of Larch mountain at
10 o'clock at night , 1
From ; a point above ' the falls
they came in contact with damage
of the past winter, a bridge was
out and land slide over the trail.
They, were stopped occasionally
by trees across the . trail . and
washouts. In several places they
had to ford creeks and while rest
ing on ia rock at one of these
places in midstream they ate their
lunch, j ' .
While! sitting on soma rocks,
Ada Hutto became overbalanced
and fell; into the water.. This
happened about one o'clock Sat
urday .morning. After putting on
dry clothes borrowed from the
others, they continued their trip
up the mountain to a point three
and one halt miles from the falls,
where they found a barricade of
logs across the tralL They hunt
ed for a hew trail and tailed to
find one nd started back down
the mountain, reaching the bot
tom at day-break. Prof. Ras took
them to the beautiful farm of bis
parents near Multnomah, where
they had breakfast. After a good
rest and dinner they motored to
Portland and -visited the soo at
the city! park; and drove along
Council Crest range viewing Tual
atin valley and the city of Port
land, artlTing homo about tire
o'clock Saturday evening.
Thosel enjoying the trip were:
Hattie Aispinwall. Norma Roberts,
Thelma Reed, Lois Lavette, Pearl
LaFlemme, Mary Clark, Marie
Bosch, Ada Hutto. and Dorothy
Nelson and the Brooks school fac
ulty, Werner Ras, Miss Leta Wal
lace and Miss Doris Wood.
Another hike Is being planned
by Prof.! Ras for the upper grade
pupils, to Paradise Park on the
slopes of ML Hood at the end ot
the school year.
Dust Storm is
Cause of Fatal
SPOKANE, May 8. (AP)
Peter Carbon, road contractor of
Spokane j Was killed ; Thursday In
an automobile wreck caused by a
Traveling west from Spokane
under a j gritty dun ' pall ot dust.
Carbon failed to make a turn on
the Sunset highway five miles
east of j Stratford, and the car
shot from 1 the highway, pinning
State ! Highway Patrolman
West had the body removed to
JUDGE RUDKIN BURIED
OLYMPIA, Wash4 May 8.
(AP) The body of Circuit Judge
Frank H. Rodkin was lowered to
its final resting place here. Cath
olic committal services were held
ar Calvary cemetery.!
U, fit j MR. GEORGE
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LAST TIMES TODAYl
in Her Latest and Greatest
1 Screen Success 1
By ZOLLIB VOLCHOS
- , M.M.C. -
Balloons and prises on the pro
gram for the Mickey Mouse club
today, 11 o'clock at Warner's
The Mickey Mouse club gave
an art contest to see If wo had
any artists, and these are the
members who won the prizes t
First by MUdren Heckinger;
second by Glenn Prime; third
went to Earl Wright; and by the
way, if Earl will come to Mickey
Mouse club this Saturday, bo will
receive his prise, and fourth and
fifth prises were easily. taken, by
Richard Arslanlan. and Goo kins.
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Here is an announcement -of
which X want you. to take .special
notice. .. The Warner-Bros. Mick
ey Mouse club Is. going to start
a new and different Mickey
Mouse club at the Capitol, thea
tre. Every body is asked to join,'
the age limit to be fifteen years
of age, so tell your big brothers
and sisters about It, ;. "
Even if you are a member now
or not, you will have to join!
over. We hare new . membership
blanks1 and cards and they will;
bo given to you next week.- y
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There will . bo important . an-4
nouncements today; listen tor it.
- The reorganization is May 2 8
and on that day we will have a
real party refreshments and ev
M.M.O. - I
Battr Knrts waa the charming
little "broadway". star trom Bar-'
bara Barnes - School ot Dance.'
who entertained for us last week.
A big surprise for the mice
this week. -
Today an exciting picture that
ia full of Interest: also our Mick
ey Mouse in another of his an
tics: selected comedies, andj
chapter nine df "Finger Prints".
It you have any ldeaj about
the club, or anything yon want
to talk about which will help our
club to be the best, come in to
the office any Saturday morning
and talk to mo about it.
Of Albert Prize
At High School
Ray Rhoten, - football player,
member ot the studenf council
and treasurer of the senior class,
was the choice of -the high school
graduating class to recerr the Jo
seph H. Albert prise awarded an
nually to the outstanding senior.
Three students are nominated for
this honor by the faculty, and the
students select the one to be hon
ored. - ."!
Voting was exceptionally close,
with only two ballots standing
between, two of the candidates. In
alL 197 rotea were cast.
Is Murder Clue
SAN DIEGO, May 8. (AP)
Discovery of a blood-stained neck
tie In the apartment rented by M.
E. Garrison, detained tor ques
tioning in the case of Hazel Brad
shaw, found murdered in the Boy
Scout Indian Tillage Sunday, was
a lata development In the police
search for an explanation of the
girl's death. :
fere! Arlif s
c4oyincj the tort
of roUyou fcovo
to toe) hun do
ofo PoWIrl -
. MacDwaaM .
Tsrlly Marshall i
KS liJ SC0,'J)
i Bobby Ambrose won a ' speedy
knockout over Mickey Adams of
Portland at Silverton Thursday
Right, finishing his man la the
sBcond of a scheduled, eight-round
main event on Promoter David's
; i- Bobby proved immensely popu
lar with the Silverton fans and
they want him to fight there on
the Fourth ot July. Ambrose had
it all over his opponent and in the
second round had Mickey down
for. tbe count of eight. , When Ad
ams got to his feet Bobby sallied
forth, from his corner and finish
ed the job with a left hook to the
Portland lad's stomach. ,
1 A1J of the Portland boys who
fought on the card lost. Kid John
son of Silrerton Kayoed Tony Oa
pone of Portland In a scheduled
six-round match. Battling Boat
wick,' stable mate of Bobby Am
brose, knocked but Kid Burns of
Portland in' the fourth round of
their bout with a square right
to the Jaw.
ij Rusty. Arthur of Salem fought
at tour-around draw with Kid Nor
ton of SilvertoBw Young Douglas
pf Silrerton got a technical knock
but over Jack Donlan of Hubbard
In : the second round of a sched
uled four.' All of the fights were
good and the card proved popular
iritbr the tans. - - - .
: C01TIIS GOOD
PORTLAND. dv May 8.
I AP) Teaching American youth
the evils of; alcohol is the surest
method of -making the national
brohlbitlon laws effective, Amos
W: W. Woodcock, director of the
United States prohibition bureau,
laid here today.
ji Referring to conditions In the
1 2 th district,: composed of Alas
ka,: . Washington, Oregon, Idaho
and Montana; Woodcock said he
had found the enforcement force
bere as capable as any in the
I "I have found it so good." be
laid, "that today I will sign the
Order making permanent the pe
titions ot the administrator, his
thief assistant and the state ad
ministering officers. Until today
these positions have been held
under temporary appointments.
Carl Jackson, Seattle, -is ad
ministrator for thfs district.
DENIED IN HE
PORTLAND, Ore., May 8.
(AP) After an all-day investiga
tion of the disappearance of E.
Lloyd McKenste, 48, Portland at
torney, detectives tonight express
ed the belief he had drowned In
Lake Oswego near here.
f McKenzle telephoned his wife
Thursday he was going to Oswego
on business, that he would stop
at the lake for a swim and would
CLUB MEETS 10:30 A.M.
LOTS OF FUN BRING THE GANG
AND COME ALONG!
SPECIAL PROGRAM SERIAL!
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Ar,l Let lorely Elaine read f'
1 1 f yoa some intimate pages 1
N? Al 0f her secret diary. ;'.'
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heart of all Yonnr ,r f
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be late tor linner. When he
tailed to return Mrs. McKenzle
and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Johnson
drove to the McKenzle summer
home at the lake. They found
McKensie'a clothing in the bed
room. His swimming salt was
The harbor police dragged the
lake air day without result.
Foreclosure proceedings on a
180.000 bond issue were filed la
circuit court esterday by II. M.
Hawkins and Thomas A. Roberts,
trustees, against the Northwest
Canning company. Mr. Roberts,
trustee ot th bondholders, re
ported that strenuous effort will
be made to keep the cannery in
The bondholders. In session last
Saturday, decided to request the
trustees to institute the suit to
foreclose on 40 bonds of 31000
each and foar of 35.000 i each.
This more, it was said, was the
most feasible to get th plant
upon a better financial and .pro
ductive basis. i j
The foreclosure covers real
property as well as all equipment.
The suit sets forth that about six
months ago Hawkins resigned as
trustee, leaving only Mr. Roberts.
It is believed the plant's produc
tion will be curtailed only a short
while. It annually cans from
160.000 to 2S0.000 cases.
Bonds involved are held largely
by Salem men.
OverO. S. C.
CORVALLIS, Ore., May 8.
University of Washington track
men established one new north
west record here today while rout
ing Oregon State college. 83 Vb to
47, in the opening dual meet of
the 1931 season.
Bale, Mantell, Genung and Cap
tain Talbot Hartley, Washington,
stepped the mile relay In S min
utes, 20.7 seconds, erasing, the
former, record of 3:21 set by
Washington State college in 1916.
Oregon. State took five first
pMces and tied for one other. The
Beavers were stronger in the field
than in the track events.
In the only other high mark ot
the meet was Carl Ayers' javelin
hear of 192 feet, 8 Inches.
The two-mile, race, won by
Smith, Oregon State, furnished
the most- thrilling entertainment
ot the entire meet. Harrell, Wash
ington, set the pace for seven laps
with 8mith following him closely.
On the last turn Smith stepped
ahead to win by a full 60 feet, i
Tour the City
Pupils of the advanced grades
ot Rickey school visited Salem
Friday afternoon, accompanied by
their teacher, Mrs.1 Minnie Jock
el. and Mrs. M. M. Magee. They
visited state institutions, the pa
per mill and the publishing plant
of The Statesman.
O. P. Heggio
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