The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, August 08, 1931, Page 1, Image 1

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- Max. Temp. Friday 83, Min.
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Salem, Oregon, Saturday Morning August 8, 1931
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New Arrangement oif Dairy
- Organization Requires
Accounting System
Disposition , of ..Surplus in
... : Grade. B Milk - Also
To be Problem
Salem members of the. Dairy
"Cooperative meeting last night In
; the chamber of commerce rooms
Toted to recommend to the direct
ors that R. W. Clark be made
'. manager of the local unit. , Mr.
Clark is Tlee-president of the or
ganization and led the local strike
of dairymen. - Since distributors
purchase from., the Cooperative as
'a unit. and make remittances to
the Co-op as a unit, this body in
turn most make distribution of
proceeds to the Individual mem
bers. , ' i -
" This will require a set of books.
keeping accounts for each dairy
man as to the quantity of milk
he delivers. Payments are made
twice monthly. It. is not deter
mined yet whether the checks
will be mailed from here or from
the central office In Portland.
Another responsibility of the
local . manager la , to dispose . of
. the surplus grade B milk. Hither
to this has been charged back
against the Individual dairyman
7 by the distributor, lowering his
. proceeds. . Now the Co-op will
handle this surplus, diverting it
to manufacturing plants for but
. ter. Ice cream, etc
This brings a lower price, but
the Co-op will know definitely
, the amount of the surplus of the
whole district. The local man
ager will arrange to divert sur
; plus of any one distributor to
; some other distributor having a
deficiency of grade B milk; or If
there Is no such deficiency, then
to. dispose of the surplus as C
grade milk for manufacturing.
The Salem members voted to
make the Producers Milk com
pany plant on South Liberty the
office and depot for handling the
surplus milk. Mr. Clark is presi
dent of this company, which to a
- distributor and' has - no official
connection with the Co-op.
Mr. Clark said last night he
might resign as president of the
Producers Milk company and
guaranteed that h would admin-.-
ister the affairs of the Co-op 1m
' partially as among the various
distributors. A reason advanced
- for using this plant was that It
; would save the cost and operat
ing overhead of a new plant.. .
The matter of leveling the sur
plus and deficiency as between
. here and Portland was discussed.
i (Turn to page 2, col. 1) ,
- Accused of selling advertising
In a restaurant menu, collecting
I the money and then disappearing
from the community without the
. publication of the advertising,
Mrs. A. M. Jones was held here
late, yesterday before Oscar W.
: Bower, . sheriff, charged with -ob-,
talnlng money under . false pre
tenses. Sbe'was later released on
; her own recognizance and Monday
will have a preliminary hearing
: before Justice of the Peace Hay
t den. . ... . . -
' Mrs. Jones was arrested by a
, member of the state police force
Friday at Canby after she -had
"worked" SUverton obtaining f 12
- , for allegedly fradulent ads there.
'. Earlier in the weekahe is said to
' have solicited ads from Mt, Angel
merchants.. Mrs. Jones has an ia
i valid daughter whom she Is said
to have used as a fell to assist her
In selling" the advertising.
GRANTS PASS. Ore.. August
7 (AP) Reports reaching for
est service officials here today
said farmers, armed with rifles,
were patrolling their Umber hold
ings In the Deer creek section of
Josephine county In a determined
effort to stop incendiarism. -
Nine fires, presumably of In
cendiary origin, started in the
Deer creek section yesterday and
several more reported today.
All were controlled promptly.
Reports from the Chetco blase
In the Siskiyou national forest today-said
fire fighters were suc
cessfully holdiag the 8000-acre
fire there. - - ,
SPOKANE, Agwst 7, (AP)
; It traa ..aj obliging road - hog .
who crowded the, automobile of
. Jack McKean, 24, and Melvin
MrKean. 22, Into a ditch near
here'; Tnesday. ' Aothoritie
learned today that the ; yea tha.
.treated at: the city . emergency
hospital, are v wanted by the ;
sheriff at Eugene, Ore.. In con- -section
with a car theft.
Tyrannical Methods of
Immigrabon Officials, Wickershani
: - Report Says; Denials Made ;
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WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 (AP) -The use of practiced In
"vogue during the inquisition of the middle ages was
charged directly against department of labor immigration
officials today by the Wicxersnam commission
In its tenth report to
sion, discussing deportation,
tutionai, ; tyrannic ana oppressive
methods were employed in the
examination annually of about
100,000 supposed alien. In ad
dition, the report said that rigid
enforcement of rules in the actual
deportation of about 15,00k per
sons annually too often wreaked
hardships that "violate the plain
est dictates of humanity."
- Forecast by commission mem
bers as probably the most contro
versial of their studies since that
on prohibition, the ; report drew
heated - dissenting opinions from
two commissioners -Col. Henry
W. Anderson' of Richmond, Va.,
and former Justice Kenneth Mac
kintosh of , the Washington state
supreme court. -
The two 1 charged separately
that the commission's expert, Ru
ben Oppenhelmer, Baltimore law
yer, who drafted all but seven
pages of the 179-page report, had
too severely indicted labor de
partment officials. .
. "I do not believe," said Mac
kintosh, "that these laws are be
ing so negligently or abusively
administered as this report seems
to indicate. To believe otherwise
I' would require more clear and
convincing evidence than has
been offered so far."
Salt: Lake City man Will
Take Place of Teague;
Agriculture Leader .
Frank Evans of Salt Lake City,
former executive secretary of the
American ' farm bureau federa
tion, was appointed to the farm
bolrd today by President Hoover.
He will fill the vacancy created
by the retirement of . C. , C.
Teague, vice chairman and I runs
and vegetable member, one-otner
vacancy now exists, i
In . making the appointment.
Mr. Hoover selected a second of
ficial on the Farm Bureau federa
tion, a nationally known farm
organisation ' with ' thousands of
members. Sam H. Thompson,
named when Alexander Legge.
former chairman, retired last
March, was president of the fed
eration until his appointment
and served together with Evans.
Evans was secretary of tne
federation for four years, resign
ing in 1327 but retaining bis of
fice as leneral marketing coun
sel. - He returned to Salt Lake
City to practice law and contin
ued to act as marketing counsel
until last year.
He assumes membership on the
board at a time when Its wheat
and cotton sales policies are re
ceiving world wide attention.
The other vacancy-existing was
caused by the retirement of Sam
uel R.'McKervie, grain member;
who left the2 board on June 15.
Teague retired June 1.
The Kansas City Jonrnal-Post,
afternoon newspaper, - announced
today purchase of a halt Interest
in Its stock by Henry L. Doherty,
head of the Billion Dollar Cities
Service Co., who has been a tar
get of the Kansas City Star in
a gas rate war.-
H fill BOARD
Farmers Patrol Timber
u Road hog Does Good act
Cedar Company is Sued
Condon Buildings Burn
Continental Illinois Bank and
Trust company, aa Illinois corpor
ations and Calvin Fentress, trus
tee, filed suit In federal, district
court here today to foreclose on a
mortgage - and assignments of
contracts by the Port Or ford Ce
dar Products ! company, Marsh
field, to secure a $2,560,000 bond
Issue floated February 1, It 29.
Defendants, named are the Port
Orford Cedar, Products company;
Western I ogging . company,
Marshfleld; Ocean Dock Terminal
Supply company, Marshfleld: the
American bank, the bankfpt Cal
ifornia, trustee; "A. E. seaman
and E. A. Archer.
: ross TOTALS 8,ooo
CONDON, - Ore.V Aug. 7 (AP)
Three, frame buildings were de
stroyed by fire here late today.
The owners estimated the total
damage at $8,000..'.'.. ,
- The buildings . burned were
Tweeds Jewelry store, a vacant
livery barn and a vacant building,
owned by George Campbell, which
was used as a store room.
With Mien
Inquisition Invoked by
President Hoover, the commis
asserted flatly that unconsti
Japanese Charge Pahgborn
and . Herndon Filmed
: Fortifications
: TOKYO, Aug. T(AP)The
American world royaging aria
tors, Clyde Pangborn and Hugh
Herndon, Jr., planned today to
start a non-stop flight to Seattle
from Samushlro beach, 380 miles
north of Tokyo, next week despite
complications because of photo
graphs they were suspected of
taking of Japanese fortifications.
By taking off from that beach.
tne nearest tj. Tokyo with run
way long enougn to permR a
takeoff with 900 gallons of gaso
line, they hope to soar across
4400 miles of north Pacific to
Seattle. They expect to win the
125,000 prize offered by the Jap
anese newspaper Asahi Shimbun
for the first continuous flight be
tween Japan and America. '
The fact that their airplane was
locked up by Japanese authori
ties who also were detaining the
aviators may Interfere with flight
plans, however. ?
Government officials were much
concerned over the asserted tak
ing of photographs of Japanese
fortifications both by Pangborn
and Herndon and three United
States naval fliers. t
Several departments of the gov
ernment were conducting investi
gations and some officials were
said ' to favor some punishment
for . Pangborn and Herndon.
Gruesome recollections of the
death scenes that took place on
May 20 In the offices of Charles
Crawford, politician, were drawn
today for the Jury in the murder
trial of David H. Clark, former
deputy district attorney. -
The clothing worn by Herbert
Spencer, political - writer, : which
was slain with Crawford, on the
day of the shooting was placed
in evidence. Blood stains almost
entirely covered the garments.
Two wTnesses, Kenneth Rlchert
and George Copeland. who were
In the offices at the time of the
killings testified to seeing Spen
cer stagger, around the building
a few seconds after they heard
two "sounds".
A mystery pistol was brought
into the case late in the day by
the defense In cross examination
of Copeland. Six weapons were
laid before the witness chair. The
witness selected two of the re
volvers as weapons he had seen
In Crawford's desk.
"Now pCk me our another. W.
I. Gilbert, chief defense counsel,
instructed. "There Isn't any,
Copeland replied. " ' !
Fairly shouting Gilbert cried;
"Bat there was another pistol?
Yes." ' - . i 1
New Fires Are
Seen But Most I
'Fronts? Quiet
SPOKANE. Aug. 7 (AP)
Airplane observers brought news
tonight of new -flies threatening
to enter the St. Joe National for
est in central Idaho, but from
other fronts came heartening
"all's quiet reports. -
The airmen said the fresh blaz
es had covered 2500 acres of a
1910. burn at the head of Marble
creek. Potlatch timber protec
tive association men battled the
fires as they skirted the slopes
of Grand Mother mountain.. --.
Three other new fires today
one of 200 acrea near tho Pond
rO'Reille forest and twer ten acre
flares in the Kootenai, forest
were promptly controlled by fast
working erews. '
Christening Of
Akron Is Today
" AKROK, O., -Aug. 7 -(AP)
Under the -. ! top: of the Good-year-Zeppelin
dock, the . United
States navy had In readiness to
night the setting . for one ' of Its
greatest shows. " '
It was prepared to - entertain
100.000 spectators at christening
ceremonies tomorrow for the new
dirigible Akron. ... ..
Clearing Weather Permits
Resumption of Trip
After Long Wait
Radio 'Communication Says
- Party is "Okeh" one
. Hour After Start
AKLAVIK, N. W: TV August
7 (AP)- Starting the last half
of their vacation trip to the Or
lent. Colonel and Mrs. Charles A.
Lindbergh took oft from this Ar
tie trading post at 7:30 P. m..
(P.S.T.). today tor Point, Barrow,
Ajasxa, ose mues away.
. Clearing weather permitted the
nying couple to leave after, being
grounded for three days and two
nights, the longest halt since they
left Washington, D. C 10 days
ago.- . . - : .
As the ; plane has averaged
about 105 miles an hour on previ
ous hops its was expected they
would reach the northermost
American settlement In about five
Cotter With Fuel
Is Still Delayed '
An hour after the fliers took
off, the radio station here contact
ed the plane at 8:30 p. m., P.S.T.,
and a message from Mrs. Lind
bergh said they were "Okeh". The
signals were . also heard by the
Point Barrow station and at 9:30
p. m., through a pre-arranged
schedule,, the Point Barrow sta
tion also expected to talk with the
plane. .
Over a month ago the United
States coast guard cutter North
land left Seattle for Point Barrow
carrying fuel for the Lindberghs
but Ice barriers have prevented It
from reaching there.
REDWOOD CITT. Cal.. Aug. 7
(AP) Peremptorily Instructed
to do so a reluctant Jury In su
perior court here returned a ver
dict today denying' Constance
May Gavin of Los Angeles a $2,'
000,000 share In the estate of the
late James L. Flood which she
claimed on the . ground she was
his Illegitimate daughter. -
The . instruction to the Jury
was made by Judge George H.
Buck on the motion of Theodore
J. Roche, chief of counsel for the
acknowledged heirs of the San
Francisco multimillionaire, who
were sued by Mrs. Gavin for a
two-ninths share of the $9,000,
000 holdings.
When the Judge gave his in
structed verdict . the disorder
started. He ordered the court
room cleared and when the ver
dict finally came in signed the
crowds were outside shouting
"Rbtteni Lousy!" and similar epi
thets.. There were shouts of ' Is
this America? Is this justice?"
and oaths and threats against
the Jndge were heard.
Extra police and sheriffs dep
uties were called to quell the con
fusion and the crowds were driv
en from the Immediate vicinity
or tne courtroom.
Sex Education
Is Favored By
Need tor "adequate sex educa
tion" In the Y. M. C A., recom
mendation that it cooperate in al
leviating unemployment, and pro
test. against motion pictures that
portray Indecencies In family and
social life, are expressed to resolu
tions presented tonight for con
sideration of the world conference
of the T. M. C. A. by. Its commit-
"The T. 11. C. A. has need for
sex education." said a resolution
presented by Prof. C. A. Mllner,
chairman of the sub-committee on
sex education. "Ideally, parents
should give children sex education
early in. life. In view of the in
capability of many parents to do
this, T. M. C. A. directors and
secretaries should pass on sex
education to boys and their par
More Troubles .
Spoil Plans Of i
Robbins, Jones
EDMONTON. Alta., Aug. 7.1-
(AP) . Bad flying conditions.
coupled with trouble In starting
the motors of the refueling ship,
cause Reg L. Robbins and Harold
S. JOnes, Texas airmen, to halt aa
attempted non-stop refueling
filths from Fairbanks,' Alaska,- to
Forth Worth, .Tex., here today.
They said they would leave to
morrow on a non-stop flight to
the .Texas - city. They had Intend
ed to refuel above the Edmonton
airport but ' were forced to ' come
down at 10:30 a. m. (P-8. T.)
Tbey left Fairbanks last nlcht at
J 11:30 p. m. (P. S. T.)
Marion juniors Fight Hard
But Pitchers Fail to
r - ' Locate , Platter ? ".
Perrine and Todd go Back
In Second day and Will
: : Battle' Again Today ;
CORVAELI 3, Aug. 7. ' All
square after two. exceedingly wild
ban. games, : the. Marlon County
juniors and East Side Commercial
club' teams will meet in the de
ciding contest for. Oregon's Ameri
can Legion Junior baseball cham
pionship Saturday afternoon at 1
o'clock on the state college dia
mond. - -
East Side won the second game
today .11 to S after the Marion
Juniors had taken the first one
Thursday 12 to I, and Judging
irom ootn scorer and perform
ances to date, the final outcome
Is a tossup.
Throughout the two games both
coaehesLhave been seething silent
ly over the pitching problem, and
the question as to which of these
fighting clubs will pack up and
go . to Butte for the northwest
finals will without doubt rest on
the pitching Saturday.
Perrine of Marlon and Todd of
East Side have worked in both
games and there is little doubt
that they will both toe the rubber
again tomorrow. But they did not
work enough today to hart their
effectiveness for the final struggle.
and It. may develop Into the pitch'
era battle which has been expect
ed airaiang- and hasnt developed
yet. ' . . -.... .
Oethit and Outfield . ,
East Side Agaia
Once more In today s . game
Marlon outhlt and outfielded East
Side, but lost because, in a tragic
sixth Inning, two pit.hers failed to
function properly. That is nothing
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A forest fire which has been
raging in eastern Linn county for
several days already has covered
an area of approximately 3000
acres, according to reports receiv
ed at the offices ot Lynn Crone
miller, state forester.
Cronemlller said the fire was
serious and that its control de
pends largely upon weather con
ditions. More than 2S0 men are
now engaged In flghtnlg this fire,
Cronemlller saM. " "
Tha fire-thus far has been con
fined -to the-eld Crabtree burn. of
1918, which "covered more than
7040 acres. The underbrush is
thick and the flames are difficult
to control. ' ;
With the exception of the Linn
county blaze, there are no ser
ious fires in state forests.
The national forestry depart
ment' still has a crew of men at
work fighting fire in Klamath
county. . ' . '
Trapping Proves
Good Method To
Rout Depression
Ronald Stevens of Gervals was
a bit bothered by depression three
weeks ago but that was before he
got bis traps going and started
the depletion ot the county's
bounty fund.
.Yesterday Stevens came to the
county courthouse with the scalps
of 472 gophers he had captured
since July 15. Deputy Clerk Har-
an Jndd rate the scalps the of
ficial check over, approved them.
and tendered Stevens a check for
$47.20 for his efforts. The bounty
was one of the largest paid this
year for kophers scalps. .
Board Rejects
German Offers
To Buy Cotton
The farm board today rejected
Germany's 'of fer to buy a part of
Its surplus cotton and . suggested
an arrangement under which the
purchase' could' be made, directly
from the cotton trade,'
Calling attention to the efforts
of the treasury to provide Ger
many with dollar credit .here, by
expedltln54he. payment of Ger
man claims, the board, said: this
would provide credit in excess of
the proposed, -cotton purchase -and
make direct buying possible. .
Mil Serie
Spirit of
Big Pro gram Today
Election of ; Officers, Changes in Junior all
; ; Rules of . Chief Interest; Parade to
'Be Late This Afternoon .-..
GORVALLIS Ore.; Aug. 7 (AP) Business gave way to
sports and general carnival spirit this afternoon as del
egates and visitors to Oregon's eleventh annual state Amer
ican Legion convention enjoyed tltesecond game of the Jun
ior league championship series and an . endless round of
street stunts by drum corps, bands and marching groups
Alma M. Alsman Files Suit
. Against 0. Mortensen
and 'M. E. Staton -
Twenty-seven, thousand dollars
in general aamages ana szsau m
specific damages to cover hospital
and doctor bills are sought In an
auto accident ease filed late yes
terday in the circuit court here.
Alma M. Alsman la plaintiff In
the action and Olat Mortensen
and Morgan B. Staton are named
as Joint defendants.
Four autos were Involved In
the wreck which occurred April
12. 1931. one-half mile north of
New Era on the Pacific highway.
Alsman Is alleged to have been
driving north at 2:15 p. m. He
was 50 feet behind Mortensen
wh was driving his car at the
alleged rate of SO miles an hour,
Mortensen speeded up his car to
nass Harold Blum who was 30
feet ahead of him.
As he did. Staton. who was
driving south at a rapid rate,
swung his car-to the left to avoid
running head on Into Mortensen.
Instead, he collided squarely with
the car driven by Blum.' As these
two cars piled up they blocked
the highway on the right side
and Alsman. coming from be
hind, ran into them.
He says he was permanently
injured as a result of the crash.
Several bad fractures occurred,
his nervous system- was perma
nently disabled and even extend
ed medical treatment will not be
of complete avail, the plalntin
He holds Mortensen was guilty
of careless, fast, reckless driving
and that along with Staton. also
accused of poor driving, was re
sponsible for the accident.
Five local attorneys wui
counsel for the plaintiff.
First Christian
Group To Direct
Service In Park
The union church services to
be held Sunday fn Wilson park
from 2:30 to 4;S0 p. m.. will be
in charge of the First Christian
church with D. J. Howe, pastor,
delivering the address. Howe's
subject will be Our Present Im
perative Need".
' "The musical portion of the program-will
bo under the direction
of Professor Emery W. Hobson.
The .program includes, two num
bers by the mixed choir: -"Wake
up. My Glory by cnaawics; ana
The Heavens Resound-, ny
Beethoven; and one number by
the male chorus: "Jubilate Deo",
by Shackley. . .
Oceanside Camp Closed;
Boys are Given Awards
Fourteen auto loads of tanned.
high-spirited boys returned to the
city from . Oceanside yesterday,
marklnr the close of the Y. M..C.
A. summer camp activities. Chief
Interest was displayed In the hon
ors awarded the las? night of
Mm .Ta he adlndtred the honor
camper, of close runner-up is an
esteemed accomplishment among
the boys. . . . Li-
Charles Wiper, , Jr.. was v
h rint Honor camper, oy xne
leaders. The decision is based on
leadership, camping ability and
serivce. - Donald Ewlng received
the Second Honor camper award
and David Cosapton. .the third,
vnv nriiM thev received gold, sil
ver and bronse medals, respective-
, Next to me nonor jwiui
election to membership in , tne
Raggers society was sought.' The
rag", brown tor leaaers ana
green for the beys, is the ker
chief tfven to members.
Fourteen boys were granted
membership in the -Oregon rag
gers: Don Ewlng. Dick Judson.
Dale Shepard. Bill Taylor, W.
Laughlln, David Compton, Doug
Legion Meet;
owere presented preparatory to the
drum r corps competition on Bell
field tonight. - v
" The business meeting scheduled
to follow ' the Joint meeting ot
the Legion and auxiliary today
was abandoned b- auae She joint
session continued too late. The
delay; will leave the Legion with
a heavy schedule for Saturday,
including election of officers and
action on committee reports. "
Memorial services were held by
the auxiliary today. The Albany
unit was in charge of the serv
ices, j ' - -
Reports heard by the auxfliary
today said attendance had in
creased during the past year.
Kaipn Uiseu, nauona com
mander of the Legion, will remain
here , until the close of the con
vention tomorrow afternoon. The
final, evert ot the day will be the
grard parade, which will be -de
layed ntll late afternoon because
of the necessity for a third game
between Portland and Salem to
decide the Junior league cham
pionship. More than 65 floats
have been entered in the parade.
The chief interest in the busi
ness i sessions to -orrow, aside
from the election ot officers, cen
ters about the proposed changes
in the Legion constitution and in
the rules governing Junior league
baseball. A special , committee.
assisted by- Dan Sowers, New
York, originator of Legion spon
sored baseball, will report on the
proposed changes In rules. Sowers
also will present the state trophy
to the winning team tomorrow
DENVER, Aug. 7. (AP) A
heavy guard was established
around the Colorado national
guard rifle range near Golden to
day after state officials said they
learned of an alleged, plot to blow
up the: government munitions
depot there.
Alphonse P. Ardourel, quarter
master of the national guard, said
the tip concerning an organised
plan ; to . break into the depot
where quantities of artillery shells
and hundreds ot thousands ot
rifle-and pistol rounds are stored,
came from a reliable source.
It also was learned at Ardouel's
office that real bullets were slip
ped In among rounds of ammuni
tion Issued to national guard
troops tor the sham battle which
ended their training period last
June. - ..
The occurrence had been kept a
secret until today while state of
ficials conducted an Investigation.
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HANKOW. China. Aug. t . r
Saturday ) (API At least . 8,
000 nersons have .drowned In the
Hankow area within . the last
week during the unprecedented
floods In the Tangtse river valley.
las Chembers. Bill Crary, Carl
Berman, Bob Holllngworth and
Wallace Steed.
Leaders receiving the Brown
rar were: Phil Bell. University of
Oregon student; Irving Hale, Sa
lem high; Julian Prescott, O. S.
C: Donald Slegmund. u. oc u.;
llarry Barley. Willamette unlver -
fcity; Ie Burns, Willamette, and
Ronald HulberC c
The boys and leaders both were
enthusiastic over this year's camp
and ever the new site which was
used 'for the first time. Because
of this newness, there was a great
deal of work to be done by both
In clearing the ground, carrying
water, , and - erecting the cook
bouse. Despite the hard work, all
the boys gained weight, R. ' R.
Boardman. director, said yester
day; He praised the, leaders In
particular. " V ' - J .
; A number of Improvements will
be sought before next summer's
camping ' period. : according te
Boardman. Amongthem will .be a
dining hall, eight cabins and a
pipeline." "" - ; '.
. Over 100 boys and leaders were
In attendance during the two
camping periods.
Takes Grand I Prize Seccncl
', Successive I Time, Is
; First inc Music : '
Whittemore Once More Best
Baton Twirler; Bend
Musicians Second
CORVALLIS, Ore., -August -7
(AP) Salem made a clean sweep
ot the drum corps contest held on
Bell field here tonight as one ot
the feature events of the Ameri
can Legion convention.
The Salem drum corps won- the
grand prize and first place for the
best music. Salem also won the
grand prize last : year. i
First place for the best drum
major on the field was won by
Charles , Whlttemore,- of the Sa
lem corps. It was the third time
Whlttemore had won it and givee
him permanent possession of the
trophy. ,
Second place in the grand prixe
division went to Bend and third
place to Portland. Bend also won
second place in the best music di
vision, while Tom Englln, of the
Bend corps, won second place In
the drum major contest.
Nine corps were on the field.
Including Roseburg, La Grande,
Eugene, and Med ford. The Corral
11s and the Tillamook corps did
not enter the contest.
The Salem drum corps Is di
rected by Rudie Scbultz, and in
past triumphs i the exceptional
music which he has written has
been given credit for a large share
of the corps success, along with
his ability as a director.
Members of
Lthe corps this year
are: ,
M. Clifford
Movnihan. L. ; A.
Hamilton. Paul Hand. T. E. De
Tennencourt, Dick Barton, R. J,
Baldwin. Tom Hill, L. A. Kleek
er. iTarrv Riches. D. B. Smith.
Herbert F. Field, James Flood.
Wallace Irons, Ernest Bonesteele,
Dr. W. W. Looney, Roy Smith,
Ray DeGuire, William H. McRae,
Henry Aherns, Hiram Cooper, J.
G. French. M. E. Reeves. William
L. Moorman, Lyle Henderson, H.
H. Bond, H. R. White, George
Chapman, H. E. Shade, Harry
Gustafson.' Curtis Johnson, Dr. C
Ward Davis, Ralph Mason . and
Hugh Smith.
Reports were current yesterday
that A. A. Schramm, state super
intendent of banks, . is to retire
September 1. and that F. S. Cal- -lister,
Albany banker, was to be
appointed as his successor.
Schramm has held the office
of state banking-superintendent
for several years. .
Members of tae state banking
board were not in. Salem Friday
and the report could not be verified.-.
The board is composed ot
Governor Meier, .Secretary ot
State Hoss and State Treasurer
Holman. ; ." j : '. . r
Callister is a 1 member of the
state, board of higher edacatlon,
and is prominent in banking cir
cle in Oregon. .
Schramm refused to comment
on the report yesterday.
Salem Golfers
Take Second In
Legion Tourney
CORVALLIS. Ore., Aug. 7.
(AP) The Forest Grove golf
team won the team championship
at the American Legion's annual
golf tournament here today with, a
net score of 299 for the IS boles.
Members of the winning tease
were Busch, Condlt, Miller and
The - Salem team won second
place, Portland was third, and the
Rose City team placed fourth.
Fifteen teams competed.
H. D. Bentley, ot Ashland, won
high Inlvldnal honors with a net
score of 80.
Flying Boat On
; Northward Trip
; SAM LTJIZ. . Maranhao. Braall,
Aug. T. (AP) The German fly-'
Ing boat DO-X. arrived here this
afternoon from Camocira, In the
state of Ceara. on her way to the
United States, -r
- The ship .was to be held here
overnight ' and take ' off In the
morning for Para, 300 miles
away. ,