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The OREGON STATESMAN; Salem, Oregon, Wednesday Morning, Sunt' 24, 1931
Bennett Urges Governor Quit
'Petty Larceny Stuff
He Asserts Later
U. & SAID TO BE SELLING WHEAT
Price Drops 2 J Cents
As Result; Yield in
South is High :
" Senator J. . Bennett of Port
land conferred ' with Crorernor
Julius L. Meier -with reference to
calling n extra session of the leg
islature wlch Bennett thought ne
cessary in order to . solre the de
pression in Oregon. Governor
Meier rejected the proposal and
Senator Bennett returned to
The Portland senator said he
told the ? gorernor j he ought to
stop this "petty larceny stuff and
Mo something tor; the benefit of
the people"; but the gorernor told
him he was working to accom? wheat
pluh things. lor , the people ana
didn't need the legislature, on
Bennett had proposed the state
Issue $50,000,000 bonds to loan
the money to "substantial citi
zens, the idea being to finance
MI am now working 'on. a plan
whereby I expect to increase the
turnoTer of Oregon products at
least IS5.000.000 a Tear." Gorer
nor Meier said. 'This w.iU mean
the employment of more men in
the factories and the distribution
of larger amounts of money
among the producers. I am not at
liberty to dlrulge further details
of this plan at the present time."
Point to Goat of
Gorernor Meier also Informed
Bennett that he already had re
duced materially the coat of state
government, and that further re
ductions were contemplated.
"Bat you cannot reduce the
costs of local, government Inter
"We'll see about tnat." uorer-
nog Meier replied. , ,
... Bennett's proposal, as outlined
Krisflv Im riov-Arnor Meier, fol
Issuance of $50,000,000 of
bonds, which would be loaned on
improved real property at a low
rate of Interest;
Tax on chain stores now or
hereafter operating in the state of
Downward revision of the mo
tor vehicle license fees.
Legislation tending to Increase
the use of Oregon products.
Laws that would assist In re
ducing the high . cost of govern
ment. Enactment of such other legis
lation as the governor might sug
Bennett declared that the state
was in a serious condition and
that many persons would lose
their homes and other property
unless financial relief is forthcom
ing. He suggested that the money
derived from the sale of the
bonds be handled by the state
treasurer, and that only first
mortgages be accepted as security
Bennett referred to the Port
land banks as "pawn shops."
"It there is any fault to find
with the Portland banks it is be
ntisa the nerson In charge are
jiot bankers." Governor Meier re
At the outset ol tne conxerenc
. rtnvernor Meier expressed mm-
lf as oDoosed to a special legis-
latlve session. .
"Once in two years la often
enough for the legislature . to
meet," continued Governor Meier.
Gorernor Meier then Informed
Bennett that he already kai two
of the latter proposals under
CHICAGO. June 23 (AP)
Tumbled down by farm board' an
nouncements or unaltered selling
policy and by word that an al
lied H organization was selling,
wheat price today collapsed ZL
cents. The ; Farmers' -Mutual
Grain'' company, a government
sponsored body,, was reported to
be selling June wheat at Min
neapolis, notwithstanding Min
neapolis arrivals " of new .wheat
from Oklahoma. . . .
Harvesting of domestic winter
in the southwest was re
ported making rapid progress,
with yields above expectation.
Wheat closed unsettled.
1 cents' down, corn 1-1' off,
oats at decline.
POHTXAKD. Ore, Jeae 23 (AP)
Produce exchange, at rice,: hotter. ox
tras a; standards S3; prim firsts 23;
firsts SI. Xggs, freak extrae 18; fresh
medium, . 16. ,
Grade B raw 4 milk,
delivered in Salem, 91.10 to :
Bntterfat at fara l&e.
Salem 20c ...: !
TMUTt JTJ TEOETAXUa
Prlee paid t growers by Seiem bayers.
Jane 92, 193t
VSaJBTABIXS --' '
Radlsbes, do. '
OniOQS. dOt. i i "
Asparagus. i " t
Aanaragns , ,,
Carrot M .,
GXAXtt AJTD HAT
Wheat, veitera red .
Barley, to a
Oats, grey, bo.
Wait, be- ,
Hay j buyins prices
Ors sad vetch, tea
1 ' Portland Grain
PORTLAND.; Ore., Jaaa 23 (AP)
- - Opea Hie Ix)w Close
JoL . 5S14 54 6H
Sep. , 54 5m 4ta 4
Caak market, : wheat : hif Bead blue
stem .50; hard winter, mertaara. f pria(,
weaterm red Jit.
Oata: Mo. SS lb. whit 20.00.
KULrum, atoadard, 12.60. . '
" Cora: No. S B. T. ahipaMat 2T.T5.
PORTLAND, f Ore- Jaaa 2J (AP)
Cattle 70. ateady.
Kteera 600-900 Iba read s 8.1 5 C 8.85;
medium T.TSeS.SS; coauaoa 8.50(7.75;
do SOO-IIOO Iba rood s.vouuu; mo
di am 7.258.00; -eotnmon .OOtf 7.25; do
11OO-1S00 Ibs rood T.OOQ7.25; media m
6.0O(c(T.OO. Heifers S5-50 lb., rood
.50&,7.OO: medium S.&U4X0.&O; eom-
mon 4.50 5.50. Cowa, good 5.25 5.75;
ctaata and aiediam 4.25 5.25: low
catter sad catter 1.75 8 4.25. Buiia,
rearliars xciaded, reod aad choic. beI,
4.25 fe 4.75; cutter, comiaen and medium,
3.004.T5. Vealera. ailt lad. rood and
choice 7.5O8.C0; median 5.757.25;
caU aad commoa S.755.75. Calve 250-
500 lb!., rood aad choice t.TOI.40. j
Hera 425; aaaeUled. '
Lisht lirbt 140-160 lbs., rood and
choir d.509.25. Light Weight 160-
180 rood and choieo 9.O08.25; do
180-200 lb-, good aad choiea 8.00 9.25.
htedinm weight 200-220 Iba good and
choice 8.25 W.25; do 220-250 Iba.,
good and choic 8.25(39.25; do 220-250
Iba.. good and ehoica 7.25 8.00. Heavy
weight 50-290 lbe-. good aad choic 6.50
7.50; do 290-350 lba good aad choieo,
6.256s 7.25. Packing aowa 275-500 Iba
medium aad good 5.25 6.00. Feeder
and atocker pigs 70-130 lb,., good and
choice 7.50 8.50.
- SheeD and lamb 2000; ttead.
Lambs 90 Iba.. down, good and choice,
$5.54&fi.e0; median 4.25 & 5.50; lambs,
all weight, -common 8. 50(3 4.50. Year
ling wether, 90-110 lb., medium - to
choice, 2.00 3.50. Ewes 90-120 lbs.,
mediant to choieo 1.502.00; do 120
150 lb,-, medium to choice 1-50(31.75;
U weights, evil aad commoa 1.00 O1.50.
Alfalfa, alley. 2nd sutUag 18.00-15.00
Eaater Oreroa , . , , , . 19.00
. BaTtns PxiaSS
Hors, top -i i i ii -
Hon. 20O Iba. an
Drosaod val -
Active Call for Many
Varieties is Noted
Now at Portland
OS VACJATIOIC !
MEHAMA, June IS. Miss" An?
na Stout is borne on a vacation
and will return to Salem at the
close of this week. She was or
dered home for a two weeks rest
hr her nhvBician. as she was
nn.tlnimii.lir - anil tier
health was breaking. She wUl re- lstate coarse of .character educa-
tnm o nnrnA in the Park home. uon.
PORTLAND, June IS (AP)
-Lettuce; cabbage and vegeta
bles generally showed a better
demand for today's session of the
East Side farmers market. Local
stock of lettuee showed a spread
of f 1.0 0-1.1 S crate with some
northern stock at 91.35.
Cabbage market was firmer
with sales SOc-fl.Ot crate.
There was an active call for
green and wax beans mostly
7 M -8 lb. Jl- few lower. ; .
Peas sold well at 6-le lb the
latter for fancy- Telephones.
Cauliflower moved up to $1.15
crate for Is. ;
New potatoes were la . actlrs
call; mostly . 1-1 He . lb.
; Old potatoes found a fair call;
generally See sack.
Strawberries showed a range
of ll.SO-1.00 crate with the bulk
Blackcaps mored 91.S0-1.CS
Raspberries v were 91. 10-1. SO
with few above i 91.40. - ;
Loganberries sold. 11.00-1.10
. Currants moved around ll-OO
1.0 S generally; a few 91.T5.
Yellow Transparent apples
were fl.15-l.lS small lug.
Dalles, squash held mostly
91.15 flat; crate.
Root vegetables were fairly ac
tive at late prices, . ; ..
tn connection with special
study done In the "Help-One-An-other-CluV
composed of rural
teachers south of Salem, reading
circle certificates hare been
rranted to the following teach
ers: Esther Kieper, Talbot; Eth
el Oulrln. Looney Butte: Grace
Pehrsson, Anrora Humphreys and
w. c. Jensen, all of Marion. The
teachers based their work on the
UU1 TAX CASE
Ruling ' for Irrigation Dis
trict V Overturned and
-j ' New Trial Faced
The state supreme court, In an
opinion written by Justice Read,
Tuesday reversed Judge Orlando
M. Corkins of the Klamath Falls
circuit court, in a suit brought by.
the Enterprise Irrigation district
to foreclose certain delinquent
district tax certificates for assess
ments InvolTtag property of the
Enterprise Land and . Iurestment
company. . The lower court held
for the irrigation districts The
case is remanded to the circuit
court for retrial.
"If the plaintiff desires to pro
ceed further, read the opinion,
"the testimony taken may be used
upon the trial of the cause and
such farther testimony may be of
fered as tho parties may desire.
Other opinions banded down by
the supreme court Tuesday follow:
William Skinner ts. Jordan Valley
Irrigation district,) appellant; ap
peal from Malheur county. Suit to
establish right of plaintiff to use
of water for Irrigation. Decree of
Judge W. W. Wood affirmed and
modified In opinion by Chief Jus
tice Bean. , '
State of Oregon, for the Tise and
benefit of Albert Pegan- and Jo
seph 3assman vs. American Sure
ty Company of New York, aad
others,! appellants; appeal from
Multnomah county. Aetlon to
recover on surety bond. Opinion
by Justice Brown. Judge Louis, P.
Hewitt affirmed. '
la Hardware Oaee
- Robert Barr and others vs. Ore
gon Junk aad Hardware company,
appellant; appeal from Multno
mah county. Suit to recover tor
Services and materials. ' Opinion
by Justice Campbell. Judge Ro
bert R. Tucker affirmed.
Lorena Company ts. Day and
Company, and others, respond
ents and appellants; appeal from
Klamath county. Motion to strike
from brief and for rehearing and
motion for modification. Opinion
by the court. Motion . to strike
sustained. Motions for rehearing
and modification of -former opin
Occurrences and Gossip
at tha center ef Oregon')
THERE will be no special ses
sion of the state legislature.
Gorernor Meier yesterday re
fused the request of Senator J. B.
Bennett of Portland to call a ses
sion to consider bis seven-point
solution of the present depression
in the state. The governor said he
had enough with a session every
two years. .
v Several of the points in Ben
nett's proposal to relieve auf
Xerlns 1a the state, have al
ready been umdertakea by the
" administration, the governor
stated. Meier admitted the alt-;
nation was serious bwt he
stated this wi no time for a
session of the legislature." He
stated he would giro Bennett's
proposals some thought.
1 Bennett's seven - points are:
floating 950.000.000 bond Issue
to be used in making loans on
real property;- tax . on chain
stores; revision of automobile li
censes downward? legislation to
encourage use of home-made pro
duets; reduction tn governmental
costs; memorializing 'well-to-do"
to withdraw from labor market;
and to hear proposals of gorer
nor. : . '
'The state dairy aad food di
vision of the atrrlcnltnral dew
partment, of which J. D. Mickle
is head, will be la 1U aevr
quarters in the new agricmltar
s4 bnildlns la Saleaa the firs
of next week. Tha office Is
moving to Salem, -v aad . sasv
change in orders .will be sonde
In the matter of the estate of
Harriett Llnville, deceased; Eth
an Allan Copenhefer, contestant
and appellant, vs. "Mary Powers,
Vanessa Dunlap and Nora powers,
executrix, contestee and respond
ent; Harriett Copenhefer and
Flora Copenhefer, contesteea and
appellant; appeal from Multno
mah county. Suit to contest wilL
Opinion - by Justice Campbell.
Judge George. Taxwell affirmed.
Petitions for . rehearing denied
la Lorena vs. Day and Company;
Jacob vs. Paclfle Exchange Lum
ber company; Ail ts. Portland.'
Motion to modify opinion de
nied in relation to estate of Marie
ae the result of the plea of
Portland yesterday to retain
these offices. ;
. Now that the dairy department
situation Is settled, there still re
mains the question of the high
way commission sessions; the
game commission and the insur
ance bureau. Thursday, the high
way commission matter Is expect
ed to be taken pp. If things keep
up Salem may yet be the capital
of the state.
Two more shopping daye be
fore the Income tax must be
' paid. The deadline is Thursday
night, after which penalty and
Interest will be added onto the
total. The state tax commission
yesterday had tuned over more
than a half million dollars cash
to the state treasurer. A del
uge of cash is expected today
A suit against the state Intan
gibles tax. attacking its constitu
tlonattty, will be filed In Marion
county today. Information stated.
The suit will perhaps be similar
to the one which halted the If It
intangibles tax law, and which
now is before the U. S. supreme
The stew police department
eomethtng new to play
with. The teletype demonstra
tion for the benefit of polio
department of the entire Pa
clfle coast Is on this week.
The machine her . is in the.
board of control room aad,
many interested parties who
have never visited newspaper"
office aad . pre bureaus,
where these machine , have
been used for many years, are ;
enjoying the treat.
Brigadier-General Thomas Ri
les., fresh from the "attacks- at
Camp Clatsop, was expected to
return her : last night, and will
be back at the office. routine to
day. Major-General George A.
White, commander of the nation
al guard, will spend several days
at Fort Lewis at a staff session
before returning to Salem.
Jerry Owen, secretary of the
World War Veterans' Aid com
mission, was due back last
night from hi trip ' to Sacra
mento where he went last week
to confer with the California
secretaryUe was accompanied
on his trip, which he made by
auto, by airs. Owen. Jerry will
.move to Salem from Portland
as soon as he can find a location.
A. H. Averlll, state insurance
commissioner, returned, yesterday
from his two weeks trip east
where he attended several confer
ences of Insurance commission
ers and the convention of com
missioners at Chicago. He stated
the September convention of
state Insurance heads will be held
in Portland. - ,
Russet M. Brooks, of Salem,
who I now attached to the dip
lomatic service In London was
a visitor at the capitol yester
day. He ha been with the ser
vice now 13 year and has re
ceived several worthy promo
tion. He was on bis vacation
which he stated extended over
a period of only OO days.
BllilOilS ADDED TO
NEW YORK. June 11 (AP)
A financial and business world,
weary and dejected from the
seemingly endless' ordeal of hard
times, was reritallzed Monday.
I Billion were added to security
and commodity values in the great
exchanges of the world, as Preal
dent Hoover's proposal for drop
ping the heavy burden of war
debts for one year was seized as
the meatiest piece of good news la
a long time.
Leaders in finance acknowledge
that the news may not be digested
as Joyfully as It was devoured,
but held high hopes that it might
mark a turning point in a slow
change from lean to fatter years.
In Wall street, in Berlin, Lon
don. Rome, Tokio. Shanghai, se
curity and commodity prices leap
ed upward, and even in Paris, al
though that capital was somewhat
cool toward the debt proposal.
Gus ManensOr Cardinal catcher,
studied dancing last winter in aa
effort to improve his footwork
behind the plate.
By WALT DISNETf
Time to Produce
The affairs of A. A. Bonney re
mained tangled when he asked for
time to secure his witnesses In the
trial in which Jie is accused of
using vile and obscene language
In a public place. The state has
presented its case but Bonney will
be given more time. He is out on
bail of 9250.
He entered a plea of guilty to a
charge of securing an angling li
cense without; first obtaining a
gun license as Is required of an
alien. Sentence was continued.
" GERVAIS, June 13 An elec
tion in Union high school district
No. 1 was held Monday. J. A.
Ferschweller, whose term expired,
vra the only -candidate whose
name appeared on the - ballot.
Mr. Ferschweller received IS and
Sam H. Brown two. The school
board held a meeting during the
1 MEDICO HEAD
; ; o
Doctor E. Starr Judd, ef Roches
ter, Minn., horns of the famous
Mayo clinic, is shown abort after
lie was mads incoming president
f the American Medical Associa
tion at the eighty-second annual
Convention of that organization.
PORTLAND, ' On, Jaaa IS (AP)
Oranges parses'. Valencia, S3.755;
grapefruit, fle-rtda, 4.frO&6; California.
83.754.25; limes. 5 dox. carton, $2.50;
bananas. 6c - lb. Lemons California,
Strawberries Oreron, Marshall $1.60
G2. Karpkrri,a tocal. $L651.85
crate. 'WaterBasdIoaa KW4tte. laOl
He lb. Cantaloupes -Cfchfemia jumbo.
2i0 0 S.75; ataadarda. $2.15 Q S.60;
peny, $1.85S cratav -
Hoaer'ear melons California Jamba,
$J.75al: staadard. $2.5S.75 crata.
Caaf local, aawv SOQTSs half
erate. FoUtoes Oreroa IHsehnte.
$L5 01.50; Bakers, $1.75; local, TOO
80e; Yakima. S5e$1.15. Mew pota
toes local. 3tt8e lb.; aeat, weat, Se
lb. Onions seliiag price to retailers:
Orccoa. SJ.50Q1.75 ewt.; CaU new crop
Bsnnndaa $1.75 craU; ysUosr. $2J5 &
iJiO eeatal; red. $1.75 cental. Seed
Bhnbarb local, balk, He IK Arti
ebocaa 680 doa. Spinach loeak
7 oraare box. Celery Labiaa. 75c e
1.25 par dos. JaTaefa rooms hothoase. 85
? 40c. Peppers bell, free a, 12e. 8weet
potatoes eastern, $8.75 bam per. Canli
floweroartbwest, 80e1.85 per erata.'
Beans Tbo Dalles. T8e. Peas Or
ron, 6 06 Vie., Tomatoea Saa Pedro,
$2.15 2.25 lac ' repacked. Texas, $1.75
$5; hatboaae. 12Vsrl5e lb. Let
toca local. $$15 1.50 erata. Aspar-
aras northweit. $1.101.2.
Oherries Bines. 7Qft lb.; Royal
Anae, S6e lb. i
POftTLAND. Ore, Jaaa t (AP)
Lire poultry net bajrinf prices: keary
heat, celored, 4 lbs wp. lT18o lb.;
di lbs.. 13; aader t Iks., lie:
broilers, 18c; No. S ehicksns, 15c; old
roosters. 7e; dacka, Pekiae, 15 17s;
geese. 18c i
Hay buyinf price for prodaeer; al
falfa, $1415: clorer, $10013; oaU
and Teten, $1011 toa.- ;
Milk baying price: grade IS. $1.60Q
1.60 a eenUU with 'aarplaa" $11.S0.
Portland delirery ana! Inspeetiia.
Kutt Oregoa walaata, 1825e; pea
nuts. 12s lb.; BrasiU. 1820c; almonda.
1418e lb.; filberts, 2012c; poeaas,
20e. ' 1 ' ' i '
Hope nominal, 1M crop. 10Q1U;
1930, 1617e. ! i 1
Iressed poaltry oelliar Price to to
tailers; tnrkeys, peer to good, 25I3:
decks, tSe; gesso. 13s; capons. 82S5e
. i .' u 1 -
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ou3t3 iife. ; I dP: J- lf
1 us how nw got , y-A .- mi FhlmJ lisi- : rrr. lJQf I g) n
I ' . . wio it without . suqe - locie rr J sh Jhi $ ' BEHOto --T L' w-'Jwi f S7 " ' WlP J !
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"The Sincerest Form of Flattery'
CHtF GEKERMLi TOE "WING to
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PfW MORE XTTErVn0M TO
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LTrVE UMOVJE. fSTUAV AFTER ME-
OTHKS A COMPLfilUT
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LITTLE ANNIE ROONEY
"A MUestone Around Their Necks?
OUR FUN05A.52E. AT LOW TlOe, SHlPfAATB
ANNIE fAUST BE.PLACEO IM SCHOOL WHILE
wrrZE GONS AFTETS THAT3 RWO FDeJj
WE'LL HARDLY HAVE ENOUGH FOR. Y1
OUti RAILROAD FAfCC f
. , y.T WISH OUR. SOLD-lAiNEVvXASNT J WHAT'S 3,000 MILES TO A OUR FUNDS ACE AT LOW TlOe, SHIPMATE
nrfl fO FAR Axay -THE BUNIMG 1 MAM LIKE VOU WHO HAS SPENT A I ANNIE fAUST REPLACED IM SCHOOL WWLE rT. -
GULCH DlSreicr IS M1SHTV CLOSE E I HFETlME SAIUNG AE.OUMD THE WEE GONE AFTE THAT lWO RDteT -f-
-T7 TO 3iOOO MILES FROM HECE J -rWoiSLO ??f jnKM WE'LL HAROLV HAVE CMOUSW FOfci T 'f '
By BRANDON VALSIJ
HpEST, ZEC0I GOT THE W1M-WAM5!
IP AM2.ALBET2T SPENDS ALL HIS
MONTY ON ME, HS WONT B3 ASLETO
GO TO HIS GOLO-M5NS AN' IP HE
OONTGET TO THAT WINE, HE'S
OUTA LUCK, THATS ALL !!!
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Wednesday, Jans t
X0A0 656 ITa. ' CorrallU
12:00 Farm bour. ,
12:45 Organ prtfisBB. t '
1:45 Matinee, t
2 :30 Hoatemaker boar. ;
6:30 Farm boor.
KOW 62 Sc. Portland
6:30 DeroUonal seirieeo.
7:45 Vsa aad Don, KB0.
9:00 Cooking schooL
9:30 Radio Rasablings.
10:lf MarrHalo Mania, KBO.
10:3a Woman's Kagasins of tbo Air.
11:30 Jnlia Hayes. '
X-M Masical Mail Bog.
1J;15 Wsstore farm and Home tw.
1:80 Friendly Oaat. s i
9:45 KBO Matinee,
' S :00 Dr. Poynta. .; ; - ; - -
S:15 Kealta Maa.
$ :45 Picture Memories.
4:15 Mary QnesteL NBOL
4:80 Cow toy Kiddo, NBC.
T:0O Amos a Wy. NBO. .
$ .00 New Yorker orenoetra, KBC. -v -
6:15 Kin Tia Tisi Tbrillers. KBa ..
S:80 Longbaer-Harrio. NBO.
16.-aOTra&is Talk. CapUia Erria.
Jack Walter will keep th
track captaincy ef Marquette nn
lTerslty In the family. He succeeds
his brother. Pete. They art from
TOOTS AND CASPER
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