The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, January 05, 1932, Page 1, Image 1

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Salem, Oregon, Tuesday Morning, January 5, 1932
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Wl MississippiTowhsre Flooded k
Forty v Million Bushels of
Wheat may bfr Turned
1 Over to Needy
Pincjiot Denounces Program
- pff ;Hoover;:"Vicious,
. Js Term Applied
The iettata Toted today to take
40,000,000 bushels of -wheat from
the farm" board and distribute
them to the needy.
Its action elimaxed a day In
which criticism of the adminis
tration's relief policies resounded
through the senate chamber and
committee rooms.
'Governor Plnchot of Pennsylva
nia,; whose name is linked with
speculation, on ; pfesi
' dential possibilities, pdeaoaiced
the Hoover program as "vicious."
. Protest Action As
Equivalent of Dole
The senate acted without a
roll call vote, after a vigorous de
bate. Democratic leaders asserted
the appropriation of wheat was
the equivalent of a dole, firmly
opposed by President Hoover. The
vehicle of action was a resolution
by Senators Capper, republican,
Kansas and Wheeler, democrat.
Montana. It had the approval of
' the farm board which neverthe
less contends It should be com pen
sated for the wheat.
Testifying before a senate man-
u f a e t u r era sub-committee In
hearings on proposals for unem
' ployment relief by direct federal
appropriations, Pinchot launched
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The too panel above shows an aerial view of the lev ee, near Oowder, Miss- which holds back the tides
of the Tallahatchie river, a tributary of the Aijssi ssippl. The breaK can sea by me recent neary rise oi
the river can be plainly seen. Throngh this gap poured millions of cubic feet of water, whlcb eirect-
ively inundated thousands of acres of land In the surrounding territory. Other branches of the big
river have brokea the levees In similar fashion, causing terrible hardship throughout the entire Mis
sfesippt valley. Lower la an aerial photo of a farm near Swan Lake which Is completely Isolated by the
flood. Food was dropped from, the plane from wblch tne picture was maae.
unver, uz, pans to see
Shasta" AfterJ Switch
; Engine Goes by
European ens
2ft! L!f Prof. A. L Peck of 0. S. C.
a J . a . m a. t A. B
through local charitable contrl
'fit takes money from the little
fellow, he said. "It doesn't take
It from the big fellow. It is an at
tempt to get by without increas
ing taxes and letting the big lei
lows come in to share 'the load.
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Jaywalking on Liberty street
between Court and State streets,
Arbutls Ruule, 1410 McCoy ave
nue, -was struck and severely in
Jured by the automombile driven
"by Jim Haley, 435 North 24th
street, at C:S0 o'clock last night,
according to Haley's report to the
police. The -woman ran from be
hind a double-parked car and in
front of his machine, Haley
The woman's injuries consisted
Addresses Local Club;
Talk Appreciated
Prof. A. L. Peck gate an in
spiring lecture on European gar
dens before the Salem Garden
club Monday night. The meeting
was open to the public and an
unusually large audience was
present to take advantage of the
ideas suggessed by Professor
Peck through his talk and through
the pietares shown by lantern me
dium. .
The amazing use of water, espe
cially in the French formal gar
dens, through such mediums as
sprays, fountains, mm ponas.
lakes and canals, was liTustratea
and described, by Professor Peck
in fascinating manner. The great
size of many French gardens, the
use of tree masses planted to lit
the plan of the garden, and the
carpet effect of lawns all were
treated hr vivid manner.
The audience walked the gar
den paths with Marie Antoinette
and viewed long tree-linea pains
which led to palaces of royalty.
Relief Move
"Is Begun in
Flood Areas
Glendora. Miss., Jan. 4 (AP)
Hope spread through the Tala
hatchie river flood sone tonight
that major levees would hold the
river's crest . and more .attention
was focused on providing fuel,
food, drinking water and medical
care for the thousands marooned.
Scores of guards armed with
shotguns, were posted, ready to
shoot anyone attempting to dyna
mite a levee to divert water, prefc
sure while hundreds - of eonvice
kept up fresh sandbagging of the
overflowing dykes.
The prisoners toiled waist deep
In muddy water under the expec
tation of reward for their heroic
rescue of the rural people of the
Tallahatchie valley, but the dan
ger was by no means over. .
Gain 3385, Have Hopes of
Holding Culbertsons
But not Victory
Car Demolished; Patient Is
At Hospital, Chance
Of Recovery Poor .
Frank M. Randall. 82. deaf
night elevator man at the Masonic
building, was critically Injured at
9:45 o;clock last night when his
coupe was struck and demolished
by the north-bound Southern Pa
cific Shasta at the Mission street
crossing. . He remained uncon
scious at a late hour at the Salem
General hospital where he was
rushed by Salem Taxi ambulance,
attendants reported.
. As far as could be ascertained,
Randall's injuries consisted of
bad outs about the head, severe
shock and possibly Internal injuries.
Mr. Randall, headed east on
Mission street. Is believed to have
stopped at the crossing to await 1
the passing of a switch engine on
the far track .then to have started
across in front of the Shasta. On
account of his deafness, he wore
an electric earphone.
The light automobile was
thrown "over bit feet from the
point of collision and Randall was
hurled about 20 feet farther, the
investigating city police officer
A boy, believed to have seen
the accident, walked away along
the railroad tracks before his
name could be learned by the of
ficer. Mr. Randall's home is at 1516
Mission street. Mrs. Randall la an
Gretary Prases . '
t' CcnAuet 'cf Gty :
2;;; : offices u mi:
T " Mayer Gregory- la his aa-;
nnal message "to the city v
council stated that his print
clpal reaaoa for pretesting '
message " 'was to conform '
with v cmstomT - He . briefly ,
commended the departments
of government for. the way '
they had functioned the past
year, attributed deficits not.
to 1931 operations but to ex
cesslve expenditures In prior
years. He nrged continued
study of, the budget and
watching! of expenses In or
der to hold down the rate of
taxation. I
Regarding the water ques
tion he called attention to
the fact that the people had
A . second; time voted ' for 'a
municipal water system and
nrged the city council to pro
eeed in carrying out the will
Of the people as soon as pos
sible, i
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Hutton Presents
1931 Report on
Fire Department
Fire Chief Ifarry Hutton has
presented his report for 1931 to
the city council In which he sum
marized the department's activi
ties. There were 328 alarms. 23
alarms outside the city limits and
12 false alarms. Miles traveled to
taled 723. Hose strung amounted
to 24.500 feet of two and one-half
Inch hose and 2450 feet of one
and one-half inch hose. Nine hun
dred thirty gallons of chemicals
were used.
The loss on buildings was 314,
312.10, with Insurance of $15,
382,175. Loss on contents Was
312.132.50 with insurance of Sll.-
Seeks to Succeed Bean on 122.50.
a new lire station in soutn sa
lem was occupied during the year.
Townsend Faction has
Machine Running
In Good Trim
Trindley Again Chosen
City Attorney by
Wide Margin
mm on con
Tii a imcrtcin rovemment
of a head wound and muscle bruls-1 Peeked into gardens loved by Na- took formal cognisance today of I ne during the rubbers in which
NEW YORK. Jan. 5 (AP)
(Tuesday) Sidney 8. Lens and
Commander Wlnfield Liggett, Jr
cut 3385 points oft the , lead of
Mr. and Mrs. Ely Culbertsoa tn
the great eorittaet bridge mate
at a sine-rubber session ending
early this morning. The plus of
Culbertson's side with 21 rubbers
left to play in the 150 rubber
match became 16,835.
1 Lens and Liggett won six rub
bers during the session, making
the rubbers for the series stand
71 for Culbertson and 58 for
It was the biggest swing of any
of the seventeen sessions for
Lens's side. But the session's gain
has been exceeded several times
by Culbertson and Partner.
. The galn offered little hope
that Lens could win the match.
But It did give him optimism as
regards his aim of making more
points than Culbertson and part-
Bond of 11000 to safeguard
the appearance of Charles R. Ar-
cherd in court here was posted
late Saturday by five local men,
It was revealed -yesterday at the
county clerk's office.- Archerd.
former Salem warehouseman and
implement' dealer, was indicted
December 18 by a Marlon county
grand Jury, for the alleged crime
of issuing a false warehouse re
ceipt. Signers of Archerd's bond were
F. N. Derby, George B. Waters,
Cuyler Van Patten, Louis Lach
mund and Warren Pohle.
Archerd is said to be at a mine
he partially, owns ten miles out
from Grants Pass. Date lor nis
arraignment has not been set;
Supreme Bench; Will
Campaign Actively
Announcement was made Mon
day br Roy B. Hewitt, dean of
the law school of Willamette uni
versity, that he would be a candi
date tor the office of Justice of
the supreme court, position No.
2, now held ; by Justice Henry J.
Bean. i
Dean Hewitt was born In Yam
hill county, i where he attended
the grade schools. He later en
tered Willamette academy, and
subsequently received two degrees
at Willamette university. Hewitt
also is a graduate of Clark univer
sity at Wooster, Mass.
For several years beginning in
1912 Hewitt practiced law In
Yamhill county. He later was an
Instructor in the law school at
Oregon State college. Hewitt is
now serving his fifth year as dean
of the law department of Willam
ette university.
Mr. Hewitt has been active in
civic affairs in Oregon for many
years, and is recognised as an able
lecturer and: public speaker. He
originated the police school which
was conducted in Salem for the
first time three years ago.
Hewitt has traveled extensive
ly, having made two trips to the
Orient and one to South America.
He is a republican.
Mr. Hewitt said he would make
an active campaign.
1. Heard the mayor's 'mes
sage. 2. Approved appointments
of council commtteee for
X032. -
8. Reappointed all appoin
ting officials except
street commissioner and
city engineer, these ap
pointments being held
over for two weeks to
consider plans for merg
ing the departments. Ap
pointment of ' incinerator
foreman or superinten
dent referred to inciner
ator committee
es. She was taken to a physician's
office for treatment.
W. J. Wiens, 1431 North Cot
tage street and Dr. R. Lee Wood,
533 South Liberty street, yester
day reported collision of their au
tomobiles at High and Division
streets which resulted In slight in
jury to Wiens.
WALDPORT, Ore- Jan. 4.
(AP)- Fears were expressed here
today that Bob Strobe. 21, had
drowned In the Alsea river last
Thursday. '
poleon and then crossed to Eng
land and saw vow heages wnicn
had been trained for hundreds of
years, moats about castles, fa
mous perrennlai borders anu
when tha llrht came on In the
chamber of commerce auditorium
and the enthusiastic, fluent ad
dress of Professor Peck stopped
each of the audience must nave
flt mneh like Alice In Wonder
land after her first experience
Iwith the cake.
Professor Peck Is a member oi
the staff of Instructors at Oregon
(Turn to page 2, col. 3)
Reed President Resigns
Thumb Waggling Costly
Suspect Brought Back
Judge Maloney may run
PORTLAND., Ore., Jan. 4
(AP) Norman JY Coleman, pre
sident of Reed college, announced
his resignation at the regular fac
ulty meeting here today.
Coleman has heen head of the
college for the past seven years.
Prior to that he was professor of
English at the college. He was ab
sent from the college from 1920
to 1925 while serving as president
of the Loyal Legion of Loggers
and Lumbermen. -.
Coleman said' he preferred
teachlnr to administrative work
and in view of a proposed increas
ed endowment program he wisnea
to step aside in favor of some oth
er nerson.
He will remain with the college
as English teaeher.'
PORTLAND, Ore Jan. 4 -AP)-
Hrs.. Carrie Lodge was
fined S2J50 on each of two
charges in police court today.
.! Traffic Patrplman J. N. Ham
merely brought 'Mrs. Lodge lm
, and signed complaints charging
her with falling to comply with
the lawful order of a police
offlcer, and with-'placing her
. thumb to her nose and wiggling
her fingers at Officer Hammers
Mrs. Lodge denied the second
charge. , . ' ' -
MEDFORD. Ore.. Jan. 4 (AP)
--Albert W. Reed, ' 25, 7 accused
with two others of the murder o
yietor Knott, Ashland policeman.
arrived here today from Denver in
custody of Sheriff Jennings. Knott
was shot to death the night of No
vember IS when he and another
officer attempted to question
three men at Ashland.
Reed refused to be interviewed.
saying he would do his "talking
when the time comes." snenir
Jennings said Reed admitted he
was in Ashland the night of the
murder but that he had no part In
the crime. Reed told the sheriff he
eft for Portland the next day af
ter he learned his automobile had
been used by the slayers.
PENDLETON, Ore., Jan. 4.
(AP) The East Oregonian said
today that J. W. Maloney may seek
the democratic nomination for
congressman from esstern Oregon,
particularly if ex-G o v e r n 0 r
Pierce remains out of the race or
runs for senator.- T
fudge Maloney was non-com-
mlttaL He is a" former Umatilla
county.Judge and for many years
was president of the Inland Em
pire bank at Pendleton. He was a
delegate to the democratic nation
al convention In Baltimore ' in
1912 -and supported Woodrow
Wilson. i ,
EUGENE. :. Ore., Jan. 4--(AP)
The Oregon Bankers associa
tion will hold Its annual meeting
here June 6, and 7. C. D..Rorer,
president 6f the Eugene Bank of
the attack by Japanese soldiers
upon Consul Culver B. Chamber
lain In Mukden by requesting a
report from the Japanese ambassador.
The chief of the state depart
ment's far eastern division car
ried to Ambassador Debuchi an
oral request for information, up
on the Incident. '
Department officials declined
to classify the representations in
the category of a "protest."
The move came shortly after
word was received in -Washing
ton that a formal apology had
been made by Japanese consular
Secretary Stlmson, who was 111
at home with a cold, sent Stan
ley K. Horn beck, the far eastern
expert, to the embassy after re
ceiving first word of the affair
from the consul general claiming
the attack on Chamberlain was
"without Justification."
Ambassador Debuchi had only
indirect Information on the Inci
dent, and had no word from his
foreign office.
Liggett will be : opposite him In
stead of Oswald Jacoby, his first
partner in the match.
fl aatAat irAM m fJl S k wll
H. O. White, receiver for Arch- lamttrklTergK Monday foi Vandevort, Hughes.
d's company nere, was in uranM lowl a-Taeatlon of two full Account and current expenses 1
weeks. I Meeanam, u tiara, cvans.
A trfnl nlav TTnhn t Tasi.
NumerOUS Changes Made in send to Olson.' marked a read-
. . f ijusuneni or councnmanic eom-
Ufiieup ui ouimmucco
For Coming Year
The council committees for
1932 as appointed last night by
the committee on committees com
posed of Aldermen O'Hara, Ko
wits and Dancy are as follows:
Ways and Means t O'Hara, Need
ham, Evans.
Ordinances: Evans, Kowltx,
..Streets: Kuhn, Hughes, Hendricks.
Public buildings) Hendricks,
Kuhn, Averett.
Police: Townsend, Patton, Ol
son. Fire: Dancy, Townsend, Patton.
Sewerage and drainage: Vande
vort, Dancy, Kuhn.
Health and sanitation: Olson.
Evans, Kowlts.
Bridges and Hughes,
Needham, Dancy.
Lights and electric signs: Wil
kinson, Averett, Hughes.
Printing: Wilkinson, Vandevort,
Parks and'playgroujids: Patton,
Olson, Hendricks.
Rules and revision of minutes:
Olson, Wilkinson, Hendricks.
Airport: Townsend, Averett,
Public utilities: KowiU, Patton,
Building regulations: Averett,
Pass Saturday to take the deposi
tion of Mrs. Archerd. She claims
she owns the mortgage on mining
property belonging to the ', Ed
wards Mining company. White, as
receiver, had advertised this for
sale. Judge H. D. Norton ordered
that the temporary restraining or
der issued against sale of the
mortgage be continued pending
trial. The order forbids White to
sell the mortgage.
Petitions 'hare been circulated If? & WntPT V? tLS, 5.22- Burns Cause oi
Some of the professors disap
pointed the students by giving ex
aminations at the first class ses
sions following the book morator
ium. However this was not the
general rule 1 and the students
were glad to get back to work.
Just three weeks of class work
and one week of examinations re
main In the first semester. Exam
inations will be held from Janu
ary 23 to 29 land the second se
mester will, begin February 1.
School reopened with President
Carl Gregg Don ey still in the east
attending conferences, visiting
mlttees for 1932 which was one
of the major items of business at
the session last night. The shifts,
some of which were completed at
a last-minute caucus, signified
the shifting of majority within
the city council. The Townsend
faction had its machine In good
working order, and without the
slightest grating sound a number
of committee heads placed there
under the erstwhile Purvtne re
gime, were neatly tumbled late
the basket.
The major upsets were Kuhn
displaced as chairman of the po
lice committee with Watson
Townsend replacing him thersr-O.
A. Olson whose ambitions hare
radiated in numerous directions,
did not receive the pollen., chair
manship but was giventhe chair
manship of the committee on
health and sanitation with W. D.
Evans dropped.
Kuhn was then moved to the
streets committee as chairman
and S. A. Hughes, who formerly
headed this committee was placed '
as chairman of the committee on
bridges and approaches, 'though.
given second place on the streets
Hattoa and THndle
Win Jobs Once More
In the appointive positions
there were only two battles
brought Into the open.: For fire
chief , Townsend nominated John
Olson,' at present a member of
the department. Dancy nominat
ed Harry Hutton for reappoint
ment. Hutton won by si vote of t.
to . For city attorney W. ? H.
Trlii die was reelected by a largo
margin. He received 9 votes, Bra
sier -Small 3. Fred Williams 1.
Lars Bergsvlk 1. Ray Smith 1.
Annual Banquet
Oi Cherrians is
Slated Tonight "lcjal w
- I pointed without opposition as
B. B. Gabriel and I. N. Dough ton
as members of the water board.
They are reputed to have favored
the $2,600,000 project. The peti
tion urges that the council do not
appoint any person who has op
posed municipal ownership In the 1
While the petition was In the
council chamber last night It was
not formally presented to the hon-1
orable body. '
The charter amendment recent
ly adopted calls for the appoint
ment of a water board of five
fnonf'c " DiaV-ri I friends and looking for a new
lIUdllL & ISCaLlM nea4 librarian. Dean Erlckson to
BTAYTON, Jan. 4 (Special)
Marls Barbara, the little daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Plascldu Ruet
died Monday morning of burns
received on Thursday evening.
in charge of the administration of
the school In; the absence of Dr.
Doney. i
received on Thursday evening. 1 r( TT D
She was playing about and sat 2Y C Vv X 631-5 tSaDy
down in a pan, of hot scrub water, I - - 1. Ira
Congressional leaders today re
sponded to an urgent appeal from
President Hoover for haste on the
financial relief bills with a prom
ts of prompt action.
. In a special message to eon
gres, the president urged disposi
tion of the economic relief recom
mendations "at the earliest possP
ble moment. -
"The need: is manifestly even
more evident than at the date of
my' message a month ago." he
said. "We can and must, replace
the unjustifiable fear in the coun
try by confidence. , . . f
"Our Justified hope and confi
dence for the future rests upon
unity of our people and of ' the
government in prompt and cour
ageous action. 'Action in these
matters by congress will go far to
reestablish confidence. ,
As the message was read to the
senate and house, . the senate
banking committee, was whipping
into shape the key bill of the ec-
Qaxaxnerce; said today. Rorer had j onomic program to establish the
Ttnnrl th Invitation to tne as- 1 SBOQ.OVV.uvo Teconsirucuon 11-
sodatioifn executive committee. - nance corporation.
tipping the pafl over on herself.
The little tot was the oldest; of
the Ruefs three children and
would have been three years old.
April 8. Beside the immediate
family the grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. A. Ruef and Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph snbernagle. a host of oth
er relatives survive. 1
. This is the second death of this
nature in this section in less than
a year. Last spring the little
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nick
Welter suffered the same exper
ience. Neither child appeared se
verely burned, but the shock is
more than a little one could with
stand. I
Happy New Tear, MJKon Kay
Selmer, aged four days.
This tiny boy, born to Mr. and
Mrs. HoUla K. Selmer, 14 1 East
Miller street. Is the first baby
born in 1932 tn Salem, according
to reports made to the Marlon
county 1 health department. His
birthday Is January 1, and his
The annual banquet and In
stallation of new officers will be
held by the Cherrians at the Mar
lon hotel tonight at 1: 30.
Fully SO of the present and past
members have Indicated that they
would attend.
Carl Gabrlelson, , present King
Ring, will relinquish his throne to
the new King Blng, Gus Hlxson,
and the new council or nobles.
In addition to the installation,
a number of new members win be
Initiated. The candidates for mem
bership are Gardner Knapp, Tom
Delaney, F. J. GUbralth. V. P. Me
Namara, Howard Hulsey, Walter
Fuhrer, E. V. John, Dr. A. D.
Woodmansee and Wayne Lc-der.
of police, Frank A.
MARSHFDZLD, Ore., Jan. 4.
(AP) Efforts to locate the bod
ies of BaeU Magee, Alton Andrus
and Albert Rlsensteln, drownea
(AP) Panama Al Brown, ani
mated ebony toothpick from Co
lon, took a thorough trouncing
here tonight from speedy Dado,
Filipino whirlwind, winning
omy we xonixa ronna 01 ura ten ,
round fight, in which the black ttWpire CjfOUP tO
plonshlp of every country ex- j Jg AiraifineCL On
at stake.
aSturday when their trojllng boat
Comet foundered at the end of
first look at the world was taken llhe Jetty of the bay here, have
at his home. been fruitless.
Gove j 1101 Feeling "Fit
And Ready to Resume Job
Philadelphia, Jan. 4 (AP)
Tony Canioneii, world lightweight
and Junior champion, and Johnny
Jadlck, of V Philadelphia, today
agreed to battle here tor the Jun
ior welterweight title, unless a
hitch occurs, the bout will be held
at the arena January 18. .
TAOOMA, Wash' Jan. 4
(AP) The Multnomah Ath
letic club basketball quintet of
Portland defeated the College of
Paget Sound Loggers here to
night 47 to 41, in the opening :
' tussle of a 10-game invasion of ,
' Washington and British Cohun-
Declaring -that he was feeling
Mrnrli7 ic Wnrn fldal duties. Governor Meier re-
...""-Vi- " r- turned to the execuUve depart
Arralgnment of ex-officers of nient Monday after vacation of
the Empire 'Holding company several weeks spent in California,
probably will be next Monday. !. "JJuren't been in such good
John.H. Carson, district attorney, health as atf the fJfetIeA
indlcated last, night. The ex-offl- Governor Meier said while Tlslt
.a.. .t..., nt. Inr the nress room. before going
fully devising a scheme to defraud to his own otflce. "and I am glad
in the sale of securities ,and conv l Jet T00- J?:
mitlng an overt act In the further? Wrabr admitted; that he had Uken
anee thereof. v I on considerable weight. . - -
The defendants in the Empirf ! The governor devoted most of
case are: Oliver P. Coshow, for4 the jmoroing to receiving state or-
mai nwiMont nf th fnmntnv: L flcUlS. A meeting Of the State
H. Fetty, former 'Vice-president j board of control wRI be held to
Wilson "R, Adams, former treas 4ay when a number of important
urer; J. H. Stockman, counsel fol matters win be considered. There
the company, and Frank J: Kail- wsra ho important board meetings
er'Jr sales counsellor. , - I Monday. -v"- -
Governor and Mrs. Meier have
reoecupled their apartment in the
Royal Court, where they will make
(heir ' home during the , winter
months. Mrs. Meier said that she
also was delighted to . return to
Oregon because of "the inclement
weather conditions that have pre
vailed in California. V;
When Governor Meier left the
executive department at noon for
luncheon he carried with him sev
eral hundred greeting cards . re
ceived during the holiday season.
Some of these cards were from the
Governors of other states.
- The governor stated that he
would not accept the proffered
resignation of his " private 'secre-.
tary, Msa. Sheldon F. Sacks tt, nee
Miss Beatrice Walton, who was
married last week.
Health officer, Dr. V; A. Doug
las. Sanitary Inspector,; Batty 1 .
Building inspector, E. C. Bun
nell. Police matron, Myra L. Shank.
Mayor Gregory announced that
since the incinerator appropria
tion had been reduced -so that a
superintendent could not be car
ried he would appoint Harry
Lin dsey present foreman, to con
tinue as foreman at the same
salary. On motion of Vandevort
the appointment was referred to
the incinerator committee.
Streets, .Engineering
Job Combine Talked j
No appointments were made
for street commissioner and city
engineer. These were held up for
two weeks, Vandevort explaining
that in an effort to reduce ex
penses an attempt would be
made 'to combine these two de
partments the same as .was done
in all but two cities of the north
west. Incumbents are W. 8. Low,
street commissioner and , H. M.
Rogers, engineer.
. Alderman Patton's motion tor.
reappointment ol ' an j officials
now serving was voted down.
All polieemen now; serving
were reappointed, but two men
were dropped owing to reduction
In. budget. They are Frank Wins
low and Harold Deacon, who will
continue for a time as extras osr
the staff.
All firemen were reappointed,
and- no reductions In pay were
announced. ' . . '
Objects to Preble " v i
Sitting With Press . I t
Jim Preble sitting at the preen
desk brought a protest from Al
derman ToVnsend who was for
having him sit baek in the audi-.
enee. Preble insisted that he rev
resented the . International News
Service and was entitled to the
courtesies of the press. It waa
finally adjusted so that Preblo
wouldn't be smoking in ike facw
of Miss Burch, council reporter,,
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