The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, January 23, 1932, Page 1, Image 1

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Fair today and Sunday,
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28 ' .river 0.7 feet, rain
trace, X. K. wind.
FOUNDED 1891
EIGHTY-FIRST YEAR
Salem, Oregon, Saturday Morning, January 23, 1932
No. 253
Reconstruction Bill Signed
; . By President, Leaders
Called to Assist
Bold Fight Against
Depression Started
With Dawes at Head
Two Billion : Dollar Credit
Made Available; Dawes
Talks With Hoover
By RICHARD 1,. TURNER.
"WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 (AP)
A new and momentous govern
ment agency came into being to
night to bulwark American busi
ness and nubile confidence with
two billion dollars worth of credit,
With a minimum of ceremony,
two secretaries as . hls-.only wit
nesses. President Hoover placed
his signature upon the Recon
struction Finance corporation
bill.
Almost as soon as he haf sign
ed th measure, the chief execu
tlva went into conference with
democratic' congressional leaders
whom he has asked to help him
complete, the roster of the corpor
ation's directorate. Three vacan
cies remained and all had to be
filled with members of that party.
Couch Mentioned
As Sure Appointee
Harvey D. Couch of Pine Bluff,
Ark., a public utilities executive.
Hi
1
MS DWNJS WORD
Mrs. Fery Funeral Will be
Monday, Mrs. Siegmund
Sunday, Announced
- "Holding his own," hospital at
tendants early this morning re
ported concerning Henry Sieg
mund. who was critically injured
in the head-on collision On the
Turner-Marion road on Wednes-
day evening. Since a report of im
provement made Thursday m o ra
in z. Kiesrmund has remained in
". n olrcies the same condition.
.i-v oo . oimnat. pertain aD- When Siegmund was Drougnx
nointee. He carries tne strong en- to saiem gtuciai uv....
dnrsement or iniiuenuai aemu- ing me iuuom, nv.o
ora, held that he would live
With a ringing chorus or ayes Frank Fery. second survivor oi
both house and senate today sent h accident, now in the Stayton
the bill on to the White House, hospital, yesterday was much im-
Both chambers of congress, wun- proTed, it was reported. He win
in a f w hours anoroved the re-
nnt however, be able to attend
nort of conferees who had drafted tne f uneral services for his wife
the measure in its final form. Tne services for Mrs. Fery. 45,
After it had received tne signa- wI11 De held from the Catnouc
tnr of sneaner uarner auu hn..h at ctavton at 9 o ciock. on
Vice-President Curtis, the bill was Monday morning. Interment will
given over to. two memDers or iae be in th6 stayton cemetery.
house committee on enroiieu dw
who carried it to me wuue
House.
Secretaries Carry
Rill to President
At thft door of the executive
tnanainn Theodore Joslin. ene of
the president's secretaries, wait
.i Ha nulckly summoned his col
league Lawrence Rlchey, and they
took the bill to tne president
Mr. Hoover wa3 waiting m a
.mall room adjoining the Lincoln
atuW nn th second -floor. He
nicked ud a Den. wrote "Herbert,
laid the pen down, chose another
and completed his signature.
Just before. Mr. Hoover had
STAYTON. Jan. 22 Funeral
services for Mrs. Jessie F. Sieg
mund, 54, who met deajh in. an
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F
MOB
BATTUWG
Benefits of Reconstruction Plan Will be Felt
: In all Economic Strata' Declared U; S.
Leaders; Treasury Will Loan
By FREDERICK G. VOSBURGH
WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 (AP) Creation of the great
"reconstruction finance corporation" to be headed by
Charles G. Dawes represents a bold effort on the part of
the American government to recapture prosperity.
The nation s leaders who have helped to create it say
its benefits will be felt in every nation of 'society. They
. o look upon it as tackling prob
lems of unemployment and de
pression at their root.
Backed by half a billion dol
lars of United States treasury
capital and authority to borrow
billion and a half more, Dawes
and his fellow directors will
tackle the job of getting the
credit stream flowing again.
Good government gold will be
loaned to the railroads, the ex
porter and a long list of, finan
cial institutions in return for in
trinsically valuable but not vir
tually unsaleable securities. The
farmer will be allowed to bor
row directly, giving a lien on his
crops.
To show how the mammoth
corporation is Intended to work,
the institutions that will benefit
from its operations may be lik
ened to individuals.
Suppose a wage earner or a
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RESULTS SLU
: AS END HEARS
Selected Head
O f Dry League
Solicitors Enter- Cleanup
Phase of Campaign; to
Close Next Week
Friday Total Is $3959 and
$100,000 Mark Passed;
Some Teams Finish
IN
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DMTMI BLAZE
Gas Tanks of Tractors are
Split Open Neatly;
Building Wreck
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WET STRENGTH
CLAIM FLOUTED
ON FIRST TEST
Elected president of the A nti-Saloon
League to succeed Bishop
Thomas Nicholson, of Detroit,
Bishop Ernest G. Rich fd son
(above) is head of the Metho-
As the solicitors for the Work
Promotion plan yesterday entered
the clean-up period in the drive,
J 39 59 was reported as the re
sults of the eighth day's canvass.
The total amount now pledged
for expenditure in construction
and other work is (103,591.
Five of the 14 districts, in
cluding that in the business sec
tion, have been canvassed. Four
of the teams will spend the days
before Wednesday, the close of
the solicitation, in assisting the
remaining teams in their districts.
An Increasing number of un
employed men are going to the
chamber of commerce office in
search of the "work this cam
paign is supposed to create." As
surance is given by the executive
committee that the purpose of
the drive, to create employment
and bring money Into circulation,
will be fulfilled. They point out,
however, that as at least 75 per
cent of the pledges are for major
construction projects, these prob
ably will not get under way be
fore the middle of next month. t
Persons desiring the Jobs are
directed to the U. S.-Y. M. C. A.
and y. w c. a employment Suitcase Admitted to View
agencies or to Labor hall. .In- . w
formation regarding the Work
Promotion plan may be had by
calling the Oregon Building con
gress, number 4137.
The solicitors will report again
at the chamber of commerce at
5 o'clock this afternoon.
Anti-Saloon League Points
Out Failure to Enact
Bingham Proposal
Senate Fails to Give Votes
Oil Resolution Asking
Repeal Referendum
WASHINGTON. Jan. 22 (AP)
The Anti-Saloon league tonight
Issued a statement asserting the
defeat by the senate of the Bing
ham resolution urging governors
to call prohibition referenda re
futes wet claims of large acces
Blons to the wet strength in the
present senate."
The statement follows:
"Boasted wet strength in the
new congress failed to material
ity vni.,wt.i i - t- m.11. iw in me mei iwic me '
It thfl annul mnmnHnn thfl l io "N-" ito
league in Washington, D. C, at
which F. Scott McBride, gener
al superintendent of the organ
izatlon, advocated a non-partisan
policy in an attempt to se
cure the support of "dry in
all parties.
America's New
Envoy to Japan
ih T
i
Spaulding is Rumored "oui"
But Governor Denies it,
Local Man's Policies to
Be Adopted, Forecast
win
E
FIRST COURT U
Of Jury Despite Fight
Made by Attorneys
DUCKS, FLOUT LI
BRAWLEY, Cal., Jan. 22
(AP) A mild uprising oi norm-
i
ern imperial vaiiey
Eight fire-scarred tractors yes
terday afternoon stood in the
charred building of the Pohle
Staver company, 240 North Lib
erty street, their gasoline tanks
sput open as neatly as so many
watermelons at a picnic.
Fire broke out In the old struc
ture adjoining the main store and
office building of the company
around mid-noon hour yesterday.
wnne tne proprietors and em
ployes were out to lunch. When
firemen reached the scene, flames
were shooting 10 feet high out of
the front of the building.
lighting the fire was rendered
n
IV TO BUILD
SECOND WAREHOUSE .
WOODBURN, Jan. 22 An
nouncement has been made herfi
by Dean G. Ray, superintendent
of the Ray-Brown cannery, that a
new warehouse fs to be built on
the cannery's property on the SU-
wnn J wn. DAAn 1X7 will
ranchers dangerous by the exploding gaso- ...m, art nn th hnWAlntr h
been in consultation with Charles hungry wild ducks flared "n ta.n3- Tne Bremen were sue- week or pogaiy the first week
n n, whom he named presi- fA. ! ' ,aK.iiinn trt. cessful in quenching the flames
'"'-'-r I 1 n L(J K 11 UUCU ailUCTU ivmwhwu .w i m . 111! r cui uai J I . .
dent of the corporation, uawes . invading horde of 40.- "eiorf ine roor ana noor of tne According to present plans the scarred and bedraggled
waited in an ante-room near the
main entrance, joking with secret
service men, until he' had been in
formed Mr. Hoover, had signed
the bill.
U.,tn V.lr1a frrm, thft Sal- al'uauIB wer DUmeU OUt.
UUW 1U16'"'J " " I V. Incnran I ,
.udu,au.9 naa taainu oil
COMMUNITY DM
' FOR JOBLESS PLAN
ton sea attacked barley and vege
table fields with unstinted appe
tites.
Charges of lack of protection
for farmers were hurled at state
and federal governments. A -may
or who owns extensive
vegetable f ielCIs offered to furn-1
lah nhells for all nunters ana pay
their fines if game wardens ar-
raatoA them. Another rancher en-
eaeed a marksman to guara nis
barley during tne nigni
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RENT STRIKE RIOT
BECOMES VIOLENT
NEW YORK, Jan, 22. (AP)
warehouse will be similar to the
one built south of the main
building of the plant this sum
mer. The new warehouse will be
about 88 feet wide and 176 feet
in length. The length of the new
building will be 32 feet longer
than the other warehouse. The
building will be placed immedi
ately west of the other warehouse.
Work of preparing for next
spring and summer's run is going
on. A number of men have been
nnt to work repairing and re-
PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 22
(AP) Winnie Ruth Judd, draw
ing a step nearer the death, im
prisonment or freedom, which is
in the power of an all-male jury
to give her, lost today her first
major clash with Arizona law.
Her counsel failed In a con
tentious battle to protect her from
ury observation of evidence, not
only of the slaying, but of the dis
memberment, and transportation
in personal custody of the slim-wide-eyed
defendant, of portions
of the body of Hedvlg Samuelson,
In a hand satchel a husky negro
maid found "so heavy I couldn't
lift It,"
Led by Paul Schenck of Los
Angeles, who dominated the dra
matic scene in the little court
room, her attorneys argued in
vain against introduction oi a
leather
)
olution which would have record
ed the senate as welcoming any
action that the governors of the
several states might take in re
commending to their legislatures
that action be taken to obtain the
opinion of the people of the states
with respect to the repeal or moa
ifaction of the eighteenth amend
ment or the repeal or modifica
tion of the national prohibition
act. The speeches of wet mem
bers in the debate admitted the
constitutional impossibility of a
national referendum upon the
prohibition question and revealed
the baseless nature of all such
proposals.
"The Bingham resolution was
properly characterized by mem
bers of the senate as 'ridiculous'
since it sought to have members
of the United States senate record
themselves for the first time in
our national history as Incompe
tent to determine policies of leg
islation or judge the merits of
constitutional changes as the re
presentatives of the people."
CHINES
RE.CI
E
HACKED 'TO DEATH
Appointed V. S. Ambassador to
Japan to succeed W. Cameron
Forbes, Ambassador Joseph C
Grew, now envoy in Turkey, is
o&e of the few professional di
plomats to attain ambassador
ial heights. A native of Boston,
Ambassador Grew entered the
diplomatic service in 904 and
was assigned to the Egyptian
consulate as a clerk. He later
served in Mexico, Russia, Ger
many and Austria. In 1917 he
was assigned to the State De
partment and was later sent to
Europe to take part in the ne
gotiations that ended tee war.
SILLY LAWS GIVEN
E FOR Cf
Anti-Hitch Hike Statute
One, District Attorney
Of Dsschutes Says
E
IS
Administrative pay to be
Slashed 30 per Cent When
Members Meet Formally
lsAgreement Made
Word was received from
Governor Meier late Friday
night that there was "nothing
to" rumors current at the
newspapermen's conference in
Km gene earlier iu the day that
he had removed Charles K.
Spanieling of Salem from the
state highway commission and
placed thereon in his stead
Frank Jenkins, former Eugene
publisher now interested in
newspapers at Roseburg, Med
ford, and Klamath Falls.
Jenkins, present at the edi
tors' conference, declined to
comment when nsked if con
gratulations were in order.
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CLASH AT SHA1HAI
A shot gun barrage which echo- A two months rent , strike" reach- palntlng wnere vork ot that na
. 1 . j .mn n a riotous climax todav when K - xt ,., f-nii
PORTLAND, Jan. 22. (AP) MAtrthAB BX f oIom climax today when retaeew Not mucb fruit hal last night when fears were
Fifty prominent citizens meeting SJtu embJt nnch9n 17 tenants of a 50-famlly apart- S Sen sDed out yet. al- "Passed of a clash between Jap
wlth Governor Meier and clty and o'hSs to drive " house in tb. Bronx fought Ton&Zrtor! Joming fas- JXSJJ9 '
county commissioner, here today ehter il nectary, off, for two and a half hours, city t
J 41.. MMMl.iafAM , n 1 r un.r. J . I n BrBn. a Ytrnt svnti . A I a I
reacBBu me tuuwuoiuu - j.. t- wnnrn nr an vane- i " JUU6"i w btici
land must be called upon to pro- My" ""r' , that re-
trnn Ann . K A nrll 1 lies COnSLlLUicu
ixomn nvmant TPllAf in aaQl- 1 "
Ut uvui F'vj
tlon to all public and community
tion to an puduu uu lumujuu.ij .
chest funds now in siglit for that TeJe)jOne t lrffl.
Accepts Permit
them
Stones were hurled from anart-
ment windows at the CO men
from the marshal's office as they
sought to move furniture to the
street.
More missies came from a near-
hV vacant Int vlitra an Imn.nmol.,
OrfprPfl f)V CltV Drotest meng was in progress.
Kjucicu uy wijr A crowd of sooo to 4000 tn
I ered. many of them cherin? th
n n VT . itn T O O ATJ1 "I. . -
'uit i ua-sli, jaa. I tenants
an unexpectedly heavy call for re- Tne Facnic leiepnono amy patrolmen and 60 detec-
lief Is now being leit. grapn company wu.j -"v" " T. ves armea witn not guns and
Raymond B. Wilcox, commun- ceptance oi me reYQwmo tear gas bombs answered a riot
Itv eheSt nresiaent. sam renei
IS. DOLLY CAi
nnrnose.
Another community drive, spe-
i.ini hond Issues or diversion of
existing nubile funds were sug
nested as methods to bring in the
added amount. Representatives of
Interested civic organizations said
TO STUMP NATION
CHICAGO, Jan. 22 (AP)
The Rev. H. Frank Chan, 40, pas
tor of the First Chinese Evangel!
cal Church of Christ, was found
hacked to death in the basement
of his little brick church In China
town today.
The hatchet with which his
skull had been crushed from be
hind lay near his body.
Little could be learned of the
killing from the neighbors in the
Chinese colony.
Apparently the minister had
been engrossed In writing a let
ter in Chinese characters at the
desk of his basement room. . The
killer had struck a blow and Chan
had fallen from his chair. Probab
ly he had been dead two or three
days.
Robbery may have been the mo
tive for the crime, for no money
was found. Chan was understood
to have a wife In China and a
daughter In Oregon. An identifl-
. , . it ...j v. Um TO
the International settlement. 'u "''7 Port-
The Japanese commander-ln- 'owe. 302 Hershey t:rsts
chief In Shanghai waters and the '", Oregon, be notified in case
Mni1 cronaril taanaH nlHmafnma I OI HCCIUCUI.
press anti-Japanese organizations fl ft Lf Mf(tlTf
PORTLAND, Jan. 22. ( AP)
Too many unnecessary and unen
forcible laws break down respect
for necessary law, Ross Farnham
of Bend. Deschutes county district
attorney, told the annual conven
tion of Oregon district attorneys
here today.
Farnham declared Oregon has
l.iws that are "utterly rilly." He
cited as an example the law
which makes it a crime for a man
on the highway to ask a motorist
for a ride.' He also touched upon
ih9 liquor laws, declaring It was
difficult to obtain convictions by
juries because the average citizen
sees nothing wrong in the pos-
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DEEMED
MMNENT
(By the Associated Press)
The epicenter of the Slno-Jap-anese
embroglio shifted to Shang
hai last night when fears
agencies are carrying 2 times
the load ordinarily carried at this
season. The civic emergency com-
itiittee's S2.000.000 fund is about
half exhausted and going at the
rate of 1100,000 a month. ,
eranted by the city council.
Under the new permit tne com-
a 1 .1 u.
nanv will pay z per cent oi hi
gross Portland revenues, raising
the payment In cash and service
i from about $104,000 to 1129,000
a year.
call. They forced the crowd to re
tire one block in all directions
from the apartment building.
griefs
City Officer Indicted
Judge yet Unconscious
Box Factory Operating
Counterfeiting Charge
Roosevelt Will
Announce Plans
WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 (AP)
Mrs. Dolly Gann, sister and host
ess of Vice-President Curtis, is
going on the campaign stump next
I week in a regular "swing around
the circle."
She is going out for
straight republican ticket;
phrase she has heard "Brother"
Charles emphasize in campaign
battles for almost half a century.
But it la not a campaign tour
involving personalities, says Mrs.
ffthe
" a
and
measures.
Authorities of the settlement
warned the Japanese commander
they could not countenance mili
tary activities within the boun
daries of what virtually is foreign
territory. He agreed to confer
with them.
Ex-President Chiang Kai-Shek
returned triumphantly to Nan
king to aid the government in
averting financial collapse. His
arrival was taken to mean he
would be restored in some capa
city to his high position in Chi
nese councils.
Plans Are Made
CHICAGO. Jan. 22 (AP)
Headed by Senator Simeon D
Fess, of Ohio, chairman, me re-
nublican committee on arrange-
ments for the Jun convention
will airive in Chicago tomorrow
to look the ground over and be
gin arrangements for the gather-
in r.
Members of the committee in
elude Ralph B. Williams, of Ore
gon.
BOWER OFEICED OF
OREGON S
PORTLAND, Ore.. Jan. 22
AP) Martin T. Pratt, Multno
mah county sheriff, was elected
president of the Oregon State
Sheriffs' association at the clos
ing meeting ot the annual con
vention here today.
The convention was to have
been carried over until Saturday
but the sheriffs decided to close
the convention tonight when the
election of officers was the only
business remaining.
Other officers elected were:
f.- T Tlnw. fav4rn Mnntv
vice-president, and John Aschlm, Anfl- rrilf Taw
frmrw .hAriff of Tillamook HOC vaw
CRu7usr Ho!man"sUtTtreas- ed Of Change
urer. was the principal speaker
at a Joint meeting of the sheriffs
and Oregon district attorneys
who also are In annual conven-
1 tion here.
PORTLAND. Ore.. Jau. 22
(AP) Governor Meter said to
night that chanees In pollcv In
volving retrenchment In the Ore
gon state highway department
had been determined upon at an
Informal meeting of the governor
with Highway Commissioners J.
C. AInsworth, Portland, and TVil
11am Hanley, Burns.
Among the matters to come an
at the next meetinar of th rnm
mission, scheduled for early Fei
ruary, the governor named a 30
per cent reduction In adminis
trative expenses. Including salar
ies; a recommendation by tte
commission to the next leeisL.
ture that motor vehicle licenses
be reduced at least 2 5 per cent
that arrangements be made with
Chief Engineer McDonald of the.
federal highway department for a
complete survey of the stat
highway department and Its ro?4
system.
Explains Reason
Spaulding Absent
Governor Meier, in Portland
preparatory to leaving for Wash
ington, D. C, to appear before
United States engineers in behalf
of Columbia river development,
said he learned Commissioner
Hanley was in the cfty and ac
cordingly the informal meeting
at Commissioner AInsw&rth'a
home was called. Commissioner
Spaulding was not present at tho
meeting.
'Although exact figures wro
not available," Governor Meier
said, "it was estimated that the
administrative expense is approx
imately $640,000, and that a re
duction of 30 per cent would
amount to approximately $192.-
000.
'The 25 per cent reduction in
motor vehicle licenses, it is estJp
mated, would approximate $1,-
500.000, and it was suggested
that it might be found necessary
that the legislature in granting
this reduction put an additional
1-cent tax on gasoline, which, It
was estimated, would bring In.
approximately 11,7 00 J) 00."
May be Probed
involving personalities, iaja mxio. - 7 f .Y
Gann. It is Just a "straight repub- XtiUndreClS Jailed
fnnn WnrfOZiQ lican" speech-making expedition
UUUIJ, r VI eCdot lnt0 tne central weat at the invi-
LARCENY IS CHARGE
; PORTLAND, Jan. 22. (AP)
John M. Mann, Portland city
commissioner, was indicted by
the Multnomah county . grand
Jury today on a charge of lar
ceny by bailee of personal prop
erty the city of Portland to
the value .of $93.
The Indictment charged that
October 10, 1030, Commission
er Mann appropriated a metallic
motor valued at $70 and one
starting board valued at $25.
'"Vi Commissioner Mann was re
leased on his own recognizance.
'' INJURY 19 SERIOUS
? ia.AMATH FALLS. Jan. 22.
(AP) The condition of Judge
Alex Sparrow, Jackson county
court official who fell and frac
tured ' his skull here Thursday
while he was inspecting a heating
plant, was unchanged tonight
Jndze Snarrow was still uncon-
ALBANY, N. Y.. Jan. 22
(AP) Governor Franklin D.
Roosevelt is expected to be offi
cially entered in the race for the
democratic presidential nomina
tion before his 50th birthday on
Jan. 30
tatlon of republican women's or
ganlzatlons.
"Of course, I am going to tell
of President Hoover's work," she
eald. "No, I am not out speaking
for Brother."
In British Move
Against Hindus
Prof. Jones Murderer in
Thrilling Mystery Play
An answer to the democrats of A nfllllt Convict.
tion on Jan. 14 endorsed him,, la
likely to be Mr. Roosevelt's noti
fication to the country he is will
ing to make the race.
100 MEN EMPLOYED
BEND, Jan. 22. (AP) The
Bend -box factory of the Shevlin
Hixon Lumber company reopened
today with 100 men back - at
work. The company's shipping de
partment and planing mill also
A.M
are operating. 1 m T t
The main plant Is being over- U OVVJJS UeSXrOyeU
hauled and no announcement has I r".. TZ..m1-.
been made as to when it will re-I UUe TO JtLrUptlOn,
open.
BATTEN ARRAIGNED
MEDFORD, Jan. 22. (AP)
Benjamin W. Batten, barber,
BOMBAY. India, Jan. 22
(AP) Since the beginning ot the
nationalist campaign and the en
actment of laws to control it, 789
persons including many women
ha tiAAn Imnrtannail In thfi
Attack Charges lssS Mtw
Uts were sentenced to from nine
months to .three years and a large
number of additional arrests were
made.
SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 22.
(AP) Dalbert W. PfouU, one of
the alleged ringleaders ot an out
break at the Utah state prison last
September was found Dot guilty
of attacking a guard in a rerdlet iRahhl LjUlltV Ol
Guatemala Word day -
SAN SALVADOR, Jan. 22.
(AP) - Aatlzua. Kanl T.nlMa
charged with conspiracy to conn-1 Cotxumalhuapa and other towns
terfeit by possession of molds and
dies, was giren a preliminary
hearing today before United States
Commissioner Chauncey Florey
and was bound over for trial in
federal court, northern California
division.
Commissioner Florey fixed
bonds at 5Q00.
In Guatemala were reported to
day to have been destroyed by the
eruption : of Acatenango volcano.
San. Salvador, and. other .cities
In this country r were covered by
clouds ot dense smoke' and ashes.
apparently. coming .from the vol
cano. Streets arid house roofs were
coated with ashes. '
Liquor Offence
Late Sports
CHICAGO, Jan. 22 (AP)
Rabbi Edward Freedman was con
victed today of violating the pro
hibition act by selling liquor
which he obtained through a per-
By ERNEST DENNING
Holding a breathless audience
in suspense with hands gripping
the arms of chairs, Mrs. Herbert
E. Rahe as Madame Rosalie La
Grange, the spirit medium, ap
pealed to the mystery loving In
stinct of over eight hundred peo
ple who witnessed the presenta
tion of "The Thirteenth Chair,"
by Bayard Veiller, in the Salem
high school auditorium Friday
night. The three act drama was
the Willamette university faculty
play, the first of its kind, here
tor several years.
Two outstanding bits of sup
nortinr work were done by Law-
renee J. Zillman as Tim Donohue,
detective, and William C. Jones
is Philio Mason, the murderer.
Professor Zillman portrayed the
egotistic plainclothes man.- who
tries to torture a confession out
of the lovely heroine of the show,
Helen O'Neill . (Mrs.-1, J. ' Zill
man) while her fiancee, William
" TCTTfiENE. - Ore.. Jan. 22
fSnecian : The University otlmlt to buy for religious purposes.
Oregon Freshman basketball I He was a salesman for fmlt ia-
aam AatoataA thai fial am htah 1 dim trt AS. '
school quintet here II to II to-j 'Federal Judge John P. Barnes I Crosby (Daniel H. Schulxe) looks
night. The Frosh bad won a 1 suspended a six montns jan sen-ion wun nsmg uw ui5ieu
previous game with the samel ttence and granted three years awe or me law.
team at Salem, probation. Professor Jones was the person
ification of "Mr. Guilty Con
science" throughout the second
and third acts after he murdered
Edward Wales (Herbert E. Rahe)
and finally broke down at the end
of the last act with a startlingly
emotional confession . bewailing
the impossibility ot "coping with
the dead."
Other characters whose work
was applauded by the audience
were Alicia - crosDy, Olive 11.
Dahl; Roscoe Crosby, Roy R.
Hewitt; Mary Eastwood, Mrs.
William C. Jones; Helen Trent,
Marion Morange; , Elisabeth Ers-
kine. Gale Currey; Grace Stand
ish, Mrs. Daniel H. Schulxe; How
ard Standish, Egbert 8. Oliver;
Braddish Trent, Cecil R, Monk;
Pollock, the butler, Robert M,
Gatke; Sergeant Dunn, Lea tie J.
Sparks; -and Doolaa, George H.
Aid en. -
WASHINGTON, Jan. 22
(AP) A Joint congressional
committee would be created to
investigate the report whether
the anti-trust laws should be
amended under a resolution In
troduced today by Senator Stet
wer, . Oregon.
It provides that in the mean
time nothing in the antitrust
laws shall be construed as apply
ing to agreements between com
petitors In the "natural resource
industries" for regulating pro
duction, conserving natural re
sources and stabilizing employ
ment unless they are contrary to
the public interest.
Education Heads
And Deans Meet
In Salem Today
A conference of deans and
heads of educational departments
In all higher institctions of
learning In Oregon will be held
here today, Charles A, Howard,
state superintendent of public in
struction, has announced. The
The play was especially enjoy-1 conference Includes educational
ed by the students of Willamette
university because It was the first
time many of them had seen their I
Instructors out of the roles of pro
fessors. Gales of laughter greeted I
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Instructors from other than state
Institutions.
Problems pertaining to high
sehool teacher training will bo
discussed at the conference. The
conference is held annually.'-- v
t .