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normal; JIax. Temp. Katur
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Salem, Oregon, Sunday Jlornlnr.-llay 10, 1931
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VJQRK IS DOilE
Albert - A. Michelson Winds
Up Find Experiment
I i I With end in Sight
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Discoverer of : Ught Speed
j On Deathbed Dictates
: . . Important Data ;r
i PASADENA. CaU ' May. 9
I (AP) The srand old man of
phystea haa gorx to. the immortal
company of Ptolemy. Copernicus,
Galileo and Newton. Dr. Albert
A. Michelson, dlscorerer of the
speed of light, died here today He
was 78 years of age.
i The. Indominitable -will of the
imost distinguished scientist of
modern times astonished physi
cian by Its two years atra ggle
after a paralytle stroke In . holding
up the frail body. Three months
ago It lost ground and the little
professor went. to -the bed In his
bungalow home here from which
he did not moTe since the early
part of March. Then, two days
; ago the great mind snapped with
a. rerehral hemorrhage Michelson
; going Into a coma Thursday night, -j
a sleep that quietly enaea in aeam
shortly befoer 1 p.m. ioday.
More Precise - t
Bleasnrement . ' . . V,
! Michelson was resigned to hla
death, knowing he had stayed It
until his last great experiment
bad been completed. This was his
third and moat precise measure
ment of the speed of light. It was
for ths that for two years his tre
mendous will power held back the
progress of creeping paralysis
with which he was stricken in
Chicago some 24. months ago.
Without parallel In the history
of science was the scene enacted
early this week at the bedside of
the man who made it possible for
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Sereral Salem people have been
induced to affiliate with a yagne
puhlie health education associa
tion which now appears to hare
been a dodge to slicker ready
cash from the customers. Mem
berships were belni; told which
entitled the holders to enroll
children at f each, the' mem
bers to keep that money.
Vagueness of the explanation
led some of Jhe people to mis
trust the scheme and Salem po
lice are now working to locate
the woman who was described as
middle aged, with thin features
tnd driving a large sedan with a
The woman Introduced herself
rl' i a "help wanted" classified
advertisement in a local paper
and tried . to persuade her pros
pects that they could make 190 a
month selling subscriptions. She
Insisted on taking cash rather
than, checks In payment for affil
Auto is Stolen
From in Front
Of City's Hall
GERVA1S, May J. Thieves j
whose identity had not been dis
covered late today, last mgnt
stole the Chevrolet sedan belong
ing to. George Kuschnick from In
front of the city hall where the
owner was attending a high
The theft apparently, was pre
meditated as another ear was
looted during the play's p r
f o nuance. It was the auto of
C. W Cutsf orth.- The thieves ran
sacked the car, overturning the
seats and seeking articles in It
but took only S10 from a purse in
the car.-Cutsf orth -and his broth
er were Inside tbe former's, house
and their auto stood In front
when the thieves were at work.
SKIII ml BELIEF
Fitting Conclusion Put
Upon Better Music Week
"Better music'' week came to a
triumphant conclusion Saturday
night In a thrilling and beautiful
program, a festival of music ar
ranged by a large group o't choirs
from Salem churches. At least
.1000 people were seated in the
armory for this program and
Spontaneous, and vigorous - ap
plause which greeted each num
ber indicated a splendid spirit of
appreciation and unity between
the performers and the listeners.
No greater tribute could be point
ed to to indicate the success and
accomplishment of the promotion
of "better music" appreciation.
: The audience, performers and
program numbers sparkled with
color and - life. . The Portland
Apollo club were guest artists and
were in evening dress which gave
a dash of black and white, the wo
men of the choirs were in gowns
of pastel shades, and the dark
suits of the men gave attrac
tive contrast. Even the dress of
the audience secsaed to be bright
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Meet Mrs. Armstrong, sweet mother of OO years. Sbe has three chil
- drea. Mrs. Dana McNamer of Dallas, with whom she lives, Mrs.
Florence Boyd of Salem, and Wallace Armstrong of Pontiac, IIL,
,10 grandcbildren, 26 great grandchildren, and three great, great
grandchildren. For 32 years she has made her home, in Oregon.
Life to her today la a grand and precious thing full of the activity
: of her large "family of whom she keeps careful watch. Reading Is
one of her chief Joys for it keeps her in tonch with the world in
v which site ts very much interested. Greetings to a real mother .
Honor Mother 'sbay
Observance had Small Beginning in 1 907 With
Tribute to one; Designated Officially
Seven Years Later; now General
- By OLIVE M; DOAK
Years ago Miss Anna Jaryis was requested by the min
ister of her church to arrange a memorial service for her
own mother who' had for a long time been an active, worker
and leading spirit in the church.- The work o arranging
this beautiful tribute to mother inspired Miss Jarvis with
the idea that of setting apart one day in the year to pay
' ' o tributes to mothers living as well
The county court Saturday
turned down a proposition ad
vanced by a group of Crooked
Finger district farmers wherein
they sought to have the court fi
nance the construction of an ad
ditional mile of road back Into
the hills from the end - of the
The court told the delegation
it was prohibited by law from
expending- public ' funds unless
they have been appropriated. The
court ald this ruling must apply
even4 though the farmers were
willing to levy a special tax at a
subsequent election and with its
proceeds to reimburse the county.
The court this year is. con
structing an additional 'mile, of
road beyond the four. mUes . of
market road It constructed last
year but this, added road has
been financed from money re
ceived by a special district tax.
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Trunk in Attic
Yields up $703
PORTLAND, Ore., May
(AP) Mrs. Elsie Titus was
looking through an old trunk in
the attic of her home here to
day. She found a number of old
papers-that had belonged to her
husband. Frank L. Titus :wo
died in 1824.
Among the papers was a bank
draft for 703.
and gay and certainly the music
was of the happy, Inspiring type.
The brilliant performance of
the Apollo' club In -Landslghting
which was directed ' by Prof. &
W. Hobson brought a pounding
applause. Unity, rolling har
mony, volume and accurate ex
pression In this number left- a
beautiful memory. "A Song of
Marching Men was also splend
idly presented. ... -
The ' choir ensemble with nine
churches represented and directed
by Prof. Hobson, was Inspiration
al. So many people, beautiful
numbers sung, splendid -unity
and response to the baton, and
the vibrant volume left one desir
ing more at the close - of. each
. Perhaps one of the most thrill
lngthlngs to be gotten from the
ensemble program was the spirit
of happy cooperation and the evi
dent enjoyment of accompilsh
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Today ; Sere i t
Well Known to Salem Folk
as to those tone. '
That was in 1907 In Philadel
phia. In 1908 so the -story goes,
several churches In Philadelphia
observed a tribute to mothers on
some one day of the spring. Then
the idea got about over the east.
-and then in the west in scatter
ing fashion ' certain days . were
given over first in churches and
then In schools for paying con
scious tribute to mothsjrs. ' ,
A slow - adoption of the day
continued aa the idea showed the J
need for recalling: to -careless
minds the love of mothers and
the sacrifices; the unselfish i de
votion and the grand beliefs in
their, children all of which go on
day after day silently but surely,
and . too ' much . of the -time un
noticed, unnoticed until too late
or until hurts hare, cut deep' be
cause of an ingratitude cot
meant but Intimated by thought
less disregard : of all that real
Congress Finally r "
Gives Recognition l-
Finally in 1914 a Joint resolu
tion i was adopted by congress
and signed by ; President WUson.
who issued a proclamation deslg-
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Firemen Battle -n
t To Keep Infant !
- Wive But Fail
SEATTLE, Wash.. May l.j
(AP) A - 39-hour battle by six
city firemen to keep a newly-born
baby alive by. means of a "mech
anical lung" was termlnatedNhere
tonight with the death of the in
fant, daughter of Mr. . and Mrs.
II. E. Sohlberg. r--r '-- : r .'.
. Since early yesterday the fire
men, working in Shifts, had ' ad
ministered the infant a mixture of
oxygen and carbon dioxide.
Leader of Zion . -City
WAUKEGAN. 111., May 9.
(AP) Wilburn Glenn Voliva.
overseer of . Zion . City, - north
shore religious colony,, today re
taliated for a recent attempt to
thor him Into bankruptcy by fil
ing five damage suits totalling
$176,090 against the leaders of
the "independent ' faction of . the
colony.; ; -; ;'rV
Veteran Loans i 1
Deemed of Aid
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NEW YORK, May t.--(AP)
Ralph T. X. Jell, national com
mander of the American -Legion,
expressed the opinion tonight that
the recent veterans loan legisla
tion with its resultant increase in
purchasing - power, had helped
stimulate business and - decrease
ES STIR IIP
Chief Calls ' in Patrolmen
j and Committee, Makes
Demand for Action
Some Shifts in Beats may
Occur With Threat of
More Drastic Move
; Disturbed. by 3 Q cases of house
breaking or store robbery -in Sa
lem since January 1 without an
arrest made or a suspect held.
Chief of Police Mlnto yesterday
called every patrolman bn . the
police force into the city record
er's office and told them a better
enforcement ; record must be
made by the department or there
would be trouble on foot. . 4 .
The chief informed no one of
his plans but saw to it that his
demands were backed up by the
presence of Alderman V. E.
Knhn, O. A. Olson and Hal Pat
ton, members of the city council
police committee. Mayor P. M.
Gregory was there too, and each
man backed up Mlnto's demand
by a statement that the word of
the chief was law and any dis
ciplinary actions he saw fit to
take among the policemen would
be backed up by the councilmen.
May Make Shift
In Night Beats
Mlnto indicated that his first
step in securing better enforce
ment would be to make some
shifts on the night beats of pa
trolmen. He asked and received
permission of the councilmen to
suspend from the. force any po
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PROGRESS flOTED, :
ID MILL DEAL
Members of the stockholders"
committee of the Oregon Linen
Mill company were informed at
a meeting Saturday-, afternoon
that between 920.000 and 340.
000 of additional bonds of the
company had . been placed to
cover outstanding debts of S3,
000. I .
E. D. Wells, manager of the
plant, said he was hopeful that
another week would . see the
bonds fully sold or. else traded
for current debts. In ortier to en
able the present company to of
fer its stock in trade for stock in
the Salem Linen mills which is
to be formed if the former com
pany cleans op Its obligations.
" Representatives of the contem
plated new organisation said yes
terday that their funds were
ready but declared the new or
ganization' would not be Incorpo
rated until .it was assured the
Oregon Linen Mill company could
fulfill its present debt reduction
program and" turn the plant over
subject only to a total outstand
ing bond issue of $150,000.
Title in Tennis
SEATTLE. May t (AP) In
bitter three set final. Lloyd Nordstrom,-
University of Washing
ton, defeated John Rhine, Univer
sity of Oregon 1-6, -2, -5 here
today to win the northern divi
sion Paclf ie coast conference
singles tennis championship.
Nordstrom, also figured In the
doubles victory .when he and his
partner George Hoyt. Washing
ton, conquered Rhine and " Joe
Kal&ky, Oregon l-, 7-5, , $-3.
Legion Juniors . .
; : Will Vie Today
' SILVERTON; May 9 : The SU
verton Legion Juniors are out
Sunday for another practice game,
this tAne with Stay ton, at Silver
ton. . -
" A great deal of interest is being
shown in the Juniors at Silverton.
At every praetlcearourid fifty
boys are out and a good sized
group of supporters as well.
Influenza Takes :
SEATTLE, May 9. (AP)
Three natives were reported dead
and the entire native population
111 with Influenza at Kotxcbue,
Alaska, In a message received to
day from - Nome by the United
States army signal corps. Aid was
reported sent from Nome.
. The epidemic has been running
for two weeks,; the message said.
Reno Divorces J
122 First Week
J- RENO. Nev 'May 9 . (AP)
A total of 122 divorce eases were
granted in Reno this week. At
torneys tiled 275, many of which
will be disposed of next week.
There are 47 set for trial next
Monday, and there will probably
.be 30 on Tuesda;s calendar."
- PORTLAND. Ore., Mayv
(AP) A large' bronze - nlaoue.
hung above the altar la the syna
gogue of the congregation Shaarle
Torah In honor of Governor Ju
lius L. Meier, was unveiled here
The plaque was the gift of the
congregation. ' .
At the top of the plaaue bears
the inscription: "Hear, oh Israel.
the eternal our God; the eternal is
one." , Below are the ten com
mandments. Below them Is the
inscription in Hebrew; - r" ' "T
This is the gate onto the al
mighty One. The righteous may
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: Then follows, the name of the
congregation and the Inscription
fin honor of Julius Meier.
' All the ; congregations in the
city were represented at the syna
gogue tonight when the plague
symbolic lights on each of the
four sides of the plaque were
turned on by Mrs. Meier.
Dr. Holmes, Forest Grove Con
gregational minister, delivered
one of the; principal addresses of
the program, praising the work of
The governor responded briefly.
Free Luncheon on Monday
Js Kickoff; Achievement
Of Group Marked
The Salem : chamber of com
merce wilt Inaugurate its annual
membership renewal campaign
tomorrow with a; free-for-all
luncheon at tbe chamber at noon.
Team campaigns, eight In num
ber, will select their workers at
that time and plans! will be out
lined for the enlisting of old and
new members for the chamber.
Leaders for the canvas will be
E. T. Barnes, T. M. Hicks, Doug
las McKay, J. N. Chambers, W.
W. Chadwlek, Leoni N. Chllds,
Newell Williams, T, A. Wlndi-
shar. ' t '
Teams Will Be .
Outlined Monday j - s -
Members going to the cham
ber luncheon will be asked to se
lect any table they, choose and to
each group will be assigned pros
pect cards, of firms or individual
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Team is Winner
Of State Title
EUGENE, Ore., May 2 (AP)
The Medf ord high school de
bate team won the 'state cham
pionship here tonight, - defeating
Prinevllle high school, 2 to 1.
Hedford defeated ; Astoria re
cently for the western division
championship. Prinevllle p r e
viously had won the eastern Ore
gon championship, i
The Question was - "Resolved,
that the chain store is detrimen
tal to the best interests of the
American public" j
Are Now Blamed
On Man in Moon
CLEVELAND, Ohio, May 9.
(AP) Investigators! seeking to
conviet the man in the moon of
serious interference! with radio
Inception will watch! every move
he makes for two jmonths this
fall. It was announced here to
day. - ! i. .
Professor Jason j. Nassau of
the Warner and Swasey. observa
tory at Case school applied sci
ence will establish a radio station
at the observatory to be In con
stants, eomnrunleatlon with an
other at the Perkins observatory
at ' Ohio Wesleyan j university in
Delaware, Ohio. . i
Pair Killed in
Crash of Plane
SHERMAN. TetL, May 9.
(AP) Paul Woodall, 24, Dallas
flying " Instructor, and Joe Gar
rett, 21, Corpus Chris tl, senior
student at Southern Methodist
university, were killed - today
when the plane piloted by Wood
all went into a spin and crashed
at the Municipal airport1 here, v
Not Rival Plan
BERLIN. May t. (AP) The
Austro-Germau customs accord is
not . intended ' to interfere with
Arlstlde . Briand's larger plan of
European union, Foreign Minister
Julius Curtias told the Foreign
Press association tonight.
Rob Ta ft Bank
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TAFT. : CaL, May 9.-r(AP)
Unmasked and cool in their man
ner, two bandits robbed, the state
bank of Tatt of $5075 at closing
time, today i while customers car
ried on their business not know
ing If was being held. up.
Re-Examination is Favored
At Last Session of
Reduction of Armaments is
Backed; World Silver
; Parley Approved -
i WASHINGTON, May 9. (AP)
The International chamber of
commerce adopted a set of rules
at the conclusion of Its. sixth bi
ennial congress today designed to
aid In solving most of the world's
economic problems. Including war
debts. . ;
The chamber went on record as
believing ; the Integrity of inter
national obligations would not be
impaired by a re-exam In a tion of
them if warranted by changed. ec
onomic conditions, but called at
tetlon to Its previous position that
ability to pay. Including military
expenditures, should be considered.-
Resolutions also were adopted
favoring reduction of world arma
ments as stressed by President
Hoover In his opening address to
the 'congress; removal of tariff
discriminations and inequalities,
and a world conference on silver.
Trade With Rnssla .
Not Toached Upon :
The chamber adopted 3 resolu
tions, many of them compromises
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For Ui S Army
WASHINGTON. May 9. OAP)
A basic foreign policy of " the
United States, touched on for the
first time by the Hoover admin
istration,; waSv explained tonight
by Secretary Stimson in a radio
address In which he said Ameri
can armed forces would not be
employed for the collection of
At the same time the secretary,
of state, in referring to Nlca
raguLaafd the United States had
"no jmtentlon of removing from
American i citizens in Nicaragua
e protection which American
cltisens in foreign Jands are en
titled and accustomed to receive
under the law of nations."
Bulle t in Tir e
BEND. I Ore May 9 (AP)
William Barkley and "Bull" Eff
man, Indians, were stopped by De
schutes county officers near here
today after a bullet had punctured
a rear tire of the automobile Jn
which they were riding. The In
dians were wanted as alleged par
ole violators. ; "
- Barkley was paroled from Mc
Neil Island after allegedly serving
five years of a life sentence for
murder. While Effman was said
to be a paroled convict from the
Oregon penitentiary. . !
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Limit on Sugar
Is Agreed Upon
BRUSSELS. May .9. (AP)
"Seven of tbe world's great sugar
exporting countries today signed
the ; agreement evolved by Tho
mas L. Chadbourne under which
they hope to save the industry
from over production by limiting
exports. -:- ,. .'j r-. :;;..
Mr. Chadbourn declared they
had set the world an example tor
escape from economic depression.
Cooperation of i the kind . agreed
upon by the sugar producers; be
said, is the surest and sanest way
by which all industries may, res
cue themselves. ' , - i
Dedication j for Pioneer
Tablets Here Wednesday
On Wednesday, May 13. Mult
nomah chapter of the Daughters
of the American Revolutlonl will
hold dedication services for the
unveiling of bronze tablets which
are being placed upon the graves
of all those who had a part la
forming the provisional ' govern
ment of Oregon on May 2, 1843.
Markers will be placed for elef
en of the men who are burled in
the Willamette valley: Alanson
Beers. Allen J. Davey, George; Gay,
Joseph Holman, Rev. Gustavus
Htnes. Rev. L. H- Jadsou. j R.
David Leslie, Reuben Lewis,
James A. O'Nell, Rev. J. "L.Par
lish, and Dr. W. H. Wlllson.
The dedication program will be
held In the First Methodist church
of Salem on Wednesday. May 13.
at ten o'clock. It is requested that
all relatives and friends - gather
before this hour as it is necessary
that the meeting should begin
promptly in order that the graves
in the Mission and Odd Fellow
cemeteries of Salem, , also those
In Turner, AumsvIIle, Lewuruie
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S(e Improved I
- Says Physician
' SAN RAFAEL, Cal., May'9.
(AP) -f-Captain Robert .Dollar,
noted Shipping figure, remained
in a J ctltical. , condition today
though 1 be was' reported "some
better"! (with temperature abat
ing. I I :l
Last night he refused to allow
cancellation of a farewell party
for th I Rev. and Mrs. R. C
Smith. Missionaries leaving today
He is j suffering from pyllttls,
a kidney complaint. .
System may be Discarded if
Alternative Plan is
v iMade Available I
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Eighth 'graders-of tomorrow
may- dance In glee, for dread ex
aminations of yesteryear may soon
be a thtrig of history.
' Leadefs in education In Marlon
county headed by Mrs. Mary Ful
kersonJi bounty suerintendent, in
conference here yesterday, decid
ed unanimously that it the aprov
al of Stite Supeitntendent How
ard can1 5 be secured, Mr. Eighth
Grade jSkamlnatlon will be hur
ried hazily and unceremoniously;
The reasons set forth, by the
educator include the claims that
the examinations are not a fair
test of I student. abUlty, interrupt
and hamper the regular work of
the eighth grade and afford no In
formation of value to the' high
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Speedy Justice I
Of Bank Robber
HASTINGS. Neb., May I
(AP) -4 James Thomas, 33. con
victed hank robber, today escaped
from jail here, was re-captured,
sentenced to 25 years in prison,
and 'placed In the- state peniten
tiary all Lincoln, all within the
space jfj 12 hours.
1 Thomas : sawed his way to free
dom.. His. escape was discovered
at 3:15 a. m., and the alarm was
Immediately spread by radio.
When tbe courthouse was open
ed this morning Deputy, County
Treasurfr Julius Polenske found
Thomasf hiding behind some box
es on a shelf. He surrendered.
And Queen Will
i BUCHAREST, May 9 (AP)
Queen -i Helen of Rumania was
hastening home from Belgrade
tonight and reports here said she
would be reconciled with King
Carol tomorrow after a year's
Although police denied the
story, li was reported today they
had uncovered. a plot to assassin
ate the king, arresting a man who
had concealed himself under the
grandstand - with a loaded revol
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ST. HELENS. Ore., May 9
(AP) the towboat Spar, a Die
sel driven craft, was destroyed
by fire jln Willamette slough to
day. The boat. Owned by the Wil
lamette; and Columbia river tow
boat company, was. valued at $ 8,
and Wheatland may all be visit
ed in the one day. Following tbe
services in the church, tablets in
the two cemeteries in Salem will
be unveiled. In the afternoon the
other places will be visited. i
- In al of these services the pub
lic is Invited to Join. ' '
The dedication program in the
church; here follows: 1
Mrs. p John T. Richardson, re
gent" - of Multnomah chapter.
Daughters of the American Revol
ution, presiding. .'"
Organ prelude, patriotic selec
tion, professor T. S. Roberts.
America, led by Mrs. Hallle
Parrlsh: Hinges. . , .
, InvoidaUon, br. BY" Earle Par
ker. . jf ;.
Welcome. Governor Julius L.
Meler.jf. - - -
"Response, Mrs. J. B. Montgom
ery, founder of the Daughters of
the . American Revolution, in Oregon.-
SoW "The Flag Without" a
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Governor in Statemcr.l
Deplores Attack cn
; Constabulary law
WiU not te Military
He Avers r Marriprl
! Men may fet in
Oregon taxpayers will be saved -more
than $187,000 during the
current blennium under tbe new
state police act, Adjutant-General
George A. White, chairman of
a-commlttee of fiTe named to Uy
the ground work for the state
ppllce organization, said in a pre
liminary report to Governor J Si
las L. Meier Saturday.
After liberal allowances had
been made for all necessary euala
ment and expenditures, the report
said, the committee estimated the
saving the first year at $87,060
and for the second year at Slot .
Governor Meier, commenting en
the report, said the figures cited
represented the minimum - the
committee estimated It possible to
save after It had made maximum
allowances for all exendltures nec
essary to launch the state pelice
force and maintain It during the
blennium "on a highly efficient
basis. The governor Bald he be-
I- Ahft 8aT,n d reach
Large Link in f
"This ;s an Important link In
the larger economy program to
which my administration is com-"
mltted and the successful carry
ing out of which will, I believe,
save the taxpayers of Oregon ap
proximately two million dollars1
during the blennium," the gover
I He deplored the fact that a
movement has been launched to
?Xt th "efwendum agalast
i this meritorious measure, which
was os overwhelmingly appro-red
by the recent legislature."
wTna jovernor said he expected
Major-General Smedley D. Batter,
famous marine leader, to arrive
in Oregon May 18 to serve in an
advisory capacity In the organisa
tion of the police department.
I "Major-General Butler ts an
authority on police work," said
Oovernor Meier, ,"and my purpose
In securing his services was to
obtain his practical I advice and
views in connection with organ
ising the Oregon state police. He
will have nothing to do with the
selection of the personnel ef tbe
new police force, and his recom
mendations will be followed enly
where they may be applicable to
conditions In the state of Ore
Opposed to Hiring
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WASHINGTON. ; May 9- (AP)
- Members of the Americas law
Institute at Its final session today
debated the Involved question ef
whether an airplane trespasses
when it flies over private land.
Professor Edward S. Tharstee,
of Howkrd, who presented a ten
tative draft of the restatement ef
the law in torts, said tbe few
court decisions had almost uni
formly held that flying over pri
vate land was trespass.
Mate Winner of
BALTIMORE. May 9 (AP)
Answering tbe challenge of the
east's greatest three-year-olds, n
Crostwick's Mate charged down
the old hilltop stretch to win tk
40th running of the Preakness at
Plmllco today. I
Twenty Grand finished second
but Equipoise could do no better
than fourth. Walter J. Salmon's
Ladder, an outsider, finish"
third. -1" ' -; : ! .
For King Today
' WHITE PLAINS, N. V., May
9 (AP) Dr. John M. Wheels
and his corps of aides prepared
tonight to remove a cataract treat
the left eye of King Prajadhlrok
of Slam early tomorrow. The
king came to America especially
for the operation.
Briand May be I
PARIS, May 9 (AP) Sud
denly galvanized Into political en
thusiasm, France Is dlru3slng
the chances of Foreign Minister
Arlstlde Briand, "apostle o f
peace," to be elected president of
the republic. .
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