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"The OREGON STATESMAN. SaKSf. f Oregon1, Wednesday MornlhT?. SlpTeinTSe? 10, TCT
Slayer to b& Resentenced
and Brought Back, Here
RUDY'S BRIDE HOME FOR j VISIT;
James Klngsley, under deata
sentence for killing Sam Prescott;
Ashland police officer, on January
tearing in an opinion handed
J - Aw Kw - of of A Alii.
preme 'court. , Justice , Brown
wrote the decision. It is now nei
' eessary to : rntenee Klngsley
and to transfer him from Jack
son county , jail to the. state pent
tentlarr here. , ,
The records in the case show
that Prescott was shot and kilted
when he attempted to halt ftn au
tomobile driTen by Klngsley. The
officer had recelTed a report pret
Tioualy that the automobile had
been stolen, v Kingsley subset
enentW was captured by a state
efZleer. and later signed a confes-j
- mUm that he had committed the
murder. He afterward was trle
and eonTlcted of first-degree mur
' tier in the Jackson county circuit
court.- and sentenced to be bang
. d. . This rerdict was affirmed
lir the state supreme court, in am
a r. In ion handed down seTeral
Mkf its: . ,
Th netition for rehearing of
the case was based on alleged er-j
rors of the court and certain,, re
marks credited to the district at
tarntrr dnrine the coarse of the
trial. , .
No Authority for
Mmvv Plea Cited
"The brief o$ the , attendant
Mntaina an. eloouent'; Plea - tor
mercy," - the aupreme court opin
ion denyinr" the rehearing read.
"HowfiTer. counsel Tor the defen
dant failed to cite a single author
ity or text in support of such a
plan. "WV are convinced that the
verdict returned into the lower
court by the jury was reached
from, an analysts ; and considera
tion of the strong proof made 1T
the state and "corroborated by the
"The Jury knew from the. re
cord that Prescott was armed for
the purpose of executing the law,
'and that he was' shot, by the de
fendant when, in the1 pursuance of
tin dnty, he undertook to place
him under arrest. . . ;
Jfo Mercy Show , .
VThere was testimony of record
that, following the first shot fir
ed by the defendant, the officer
xclaimed. 'My God, donf. The
answer was a second shot fired
1y -the defendant that felled the
officer to. the pavement," A third
hot followed. f ; . . ,1
'"We are not convinced that the ;
record of trial of this, case , Indi- j
cates that the jrerdlcl of the jury
fras the result of a prejudicial ar
gument by the district attorney."
Fifteen other decisions, none
relating to Marion county people,
were- handed down by the court.
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Grumble as .
Pre - Electric
WACONDA, Sept. 15 Resi
dents of the Waconda community
were without electric serri.ee for
a time Sunday evening, a tre
haying fallen across the wire near
the Patterson hill. In a remark
ably short time the damage was
, repaired and service restored.
- There , is truth in the old, say
ing about never Imissing the wa
ter until the well runs dry. For
a few short months this summer,
. tamers here : hare enjoyed the
comforts and pleasures electricity
aa give; yet it seemed 4 a long
atep back Xo the coal oil lamp
aad to have the radio -silenced for
a few hours in one evening!
Wacondaites all vagree that
Jectriciclty is the great invention.
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Here Is Rudy Vaflec's bride, the former Fay Webb, with her parents,'
niiz ox roiice and Mrs. Clarence Webb, at Santa Monica Ca where
me crooners onoe is visiting. Mrs. Vallee's health is said to have
been threatened by the Eastern climate so the honeymoon was teiw
sainated for av visit to sunny California. Rudy was too. busy in Newf
ioix xo maae tne trip. i
XJlldcr tllC Occurrences and Gossip
at tne center of Oregon a
EOPLE can . now seo through
the clerk of the supreme.
court, at least tney nave tne
opportunity to do so. j Improve
ments in the supreme court
buildings included, plate glass
panels In the entrance to the
clerk's officer ; A great; Improve
ment, and really permits some
light; on the Intricate subjects.
, Well, Warden Jim Lewis at
the state penitentiary can now
start printing his Invitations to
the : formal ! party to be staged
there sometime soon. The court
refused! to give James Klngsley
another chance for his life and
he will hang. The date is tne
only detail remaining to be de
termined before formal invita
tions can be issued.
After a long vacation the state
supreme court yesterday again
started, banding down opinions,
and It certainly handed them
down. Sixteen of them ini addition
to oral, opinions were the first
week's contribution of the state's
tribunal. Opinion day, as in the
past, ! falls on Tuesday i of each
week. ' : 'P. . --I ' J
I Jerry -Owen, , state ! bonus
commissioner, left for Portland
last night and tonight will leave
with the Salem drum corps anda
others for Detroit to attend the
national legion convention. '
Jerry carries with him Gover
nor Meier's r official invitation
to the national convention to
meet in Portland -next year.
It looks as "though the Legion
naires will 'meet in Oregon in
1932. If they don't they will have
to Ignore a solid front in advance
welcomes. The state labor conven
tion here yesterday unanimously
passed a resolution urging the
session In Portland. . The resolu
tion. was the first to pass in the
convention now in session with
out first going to committee, i
School Heads; new ' Church
Men to be Included In
- Invitation Also
A reception to all Salem school
teachers members of the school
board and new ministers ' and
sponsored. by the Salem Minister
ial association will be held at the
T. IX; C; A; Tuesday , night, Octo
ber ,t Rev. W. Earl .Cochran,
president of the ministerial body.
announced yesterday. t .
committees appointed to ar
range for the' event follow: " pro
gram, II. C. 8tover and'Grover C.
Blrtchet; " decorations,! Fletcher
Galloway" and J. M.' Comer:- re
freshments, Mrs. Elisabeth Gilla-
her and C. A. Kells; invitations.
Hugh B. Fouke Jr. and . D. J.
President Cochran says the reg
nlar meeting periods of the asso
ciation were changed Monday
from that day to tha' firsthand
third 1 Tuesday . mornings of each
month. The first hour, starting at
10 o clock, win be devoted to tne
program,, and- the hour before
noon the Y, M. C. AI gymnasium
will be open for use of the pas
ters. ;;v " . ' ". ' : '
Fletcher Galloway, pastor . of
the First Nasarene church," was
elected secretary ' of , the associa
tion, succeeding Rev. L. "W. Bid-
die, , resigned. j ;
convention, which continues
here for two more days, a sur
vey of the roll call will I indi
cate tho delegates are true
Americans. Names ranging all
the way from Smith around the
loop back to Jones are on the
register, and every nationally
sounding name Is heard iii the
It looks like Astoria will get
the next convention of. the labor
federation. -The decision was
cinched yesterday when the Invi
tation of the Astoria hol!eI in
cluded a "key to the wine cellar.".
The convention greeted xthis invi
tation with cheers. It looks like
the prohibition modification res-
n1itfn wlfl V. I ALT ill
v.uwwu nm uv ityiiiuvm i in uae
diaries K. gpanlding of Sa
lem, sta(e highway commission
er, was one of tho targetf of
the la bo rites. Resolutions f pre
sented incloded en condemn
ing SpanUling for his attempt
to reduce wages in the high
way department. Spauldlng has
not yet presented such! a plan,
but reports have been issued in
dicating his intentions to do so.
Senator J. E. Bennett of Port
land was here to present his 150,
000,000 bonding plan to loan out
to property owners, to the labor
convention. Newspapermen here
should be almost familiar with
the plan now They have heard It
presented to legislative groups, to
the governor, and now to conven
tions. : ' ; '
State Police to
Inspect All of
All- busses used in the various
counties for the transportation of
school pupils are to be Inspected,
according to announcement made
Tuesday by Charles Pray, super
intendent of state police.
The Inspection will Include the
mechanical condition of the buss
es, whether the drivers are prop
erly licensed, and If they are
equipped with proper accessories.
The inspections will be'made by
highway patrolmen of the state
Don't rob your
child of the ben
efit of keen vis
ion at the risk of
Our glasses" are
f insured against
breakage. i j
! Salaries Slash
The agricultural committees of
the. Marion county grange Monday
adopted a . resolution indorsing a
proposal by C K. Spauldlng, state,
highway commissioner, that the
salaries of Roy E. Klein, state
highway engineer, and other em
ployes of the highway department
he reduced, v ..' . .--..;
Saauldlnr has sronosed that
of the labor
S7200 to SSOOO a year; He also
has urged the release of at least
one engineer, and readjustment of
the duties of other employes.
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Is Not Provided
Eddcation j Chief
There apparently. Is no legal
process, whereby the state super
intendent of schools can subpoena
a witness to appear before him in
a ease where the revocation of a
teachers' certificate' is at issue.
Attorney General Van Winkle held
in' an opinion handed down yes
terday. The Opinion was requested
by C. A. Howard, state superin
tendent, of schools, in -connection
with a complaint filed against Da-
salary be reduced from vid Lee .Byers of Sutherlln
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Men's " . ' ,
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Boys'! Cord Longies
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Boys' Bib Overalls
A wall made OTeraU of good, -heavy ,
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Women f s Footwear
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A good looking, Jacqaard, nlip-oa sweater
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Value and Style in This
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Extra effort to bring to our custom
ers better; coats for. less money, has
brought splendid results. You too
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offer these new coats in all the correct
styles for! fall and winter. Dress and
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All Wool Sweaters
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are royal, nary, biers. Special
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folors. A serriceailo school koto,
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on Dallas-Salem highway, 'Telephone
381 1 . r ' - : ' "; ! f- :
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