The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, May 01, 1932, Page 1, Image 1

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FOUMDOP 1831 i
Salem, Oregon, Sunday Morning, May 1, 1932
No. 314 ,
9 riK
Talk Scarce but Centered
Chiefly in District
Congress Race
Steiwer '' Appears to Hold
Edge for Reelection;
Cfark is Active
With election only 20 days
away, Mr. Average Voter la as
yet quiescent In his attltnde to
wards political affairs. At least
few voters are talking. The can
didates, as numerous as lilac blos
, soms on an old, tree, are' busy,
hut the campaign if such the
decidedly Individualistic affairs
staged by each office aspirant
may be called la yet to come.
Everyone In Marion county in
terested In politics inquires about
the chances of Hon. W. C. Hawley
for renomination and reelection.
James W. Mott, state' corporation
commissioner, and Charles C.
Hulet, former master of the
grange, i are the most active in
their candidadea, against him.
Mott lsworking as hard on his
S campaign as he did on cleaning
up financial racketeers lasJLyear
J3ut he is not so sanguine ofre
aults: his ODDOsltion which fce-
suits; nis opposiuon. wu
sides Huei ano nswiej utlu ;iTTe8ts.
Emmett Howard of Eugene, stands
pat and seems to divide his vote.
Howard will not carry his own
county of Lane, observers there
say, and his supposed suppert by
the "wets" faded away during the
week when that aggregation as
'represented In the Hopgrowers
league put Its approval on. Mott.
Hawley, through Ronald G. Glov
er, his long-time campaign mana
ger, is cultivating the district
thoroughly with letters to close
friends accompanied by adequate
campaign material)
Steiwer Seen
Hard to Unseat
It Is hard to see at this date
how any candidate can upset
Frederick W. Steiwer, senator, in
his race for the republican nom
ination. Colonel A. E. Cl?"k of
Portland is covering the state but
persons who have attended meet
ings held in his behalf report au
diences small and enthusiasm
slight. Clark is an excellent citi
sen and an able man but his
campaign, even with the-qulet en
dorsemeifc of - Governor Meier,
lacks flash and fire. "
Robert N. Stanfield secured the
endorsement of the Hopgrowers
this week' and his managers say
his experience in the senate; his
known and avowed wetness I and
th tiria i service for the state
' eight years go when he secured
the federal payment of moneys to
timber counties will .bring him
the nomination. But the Stanfield
men are Ty no means as strong
In numbers as in hope.
Governor j Silent
On Politics - , - ,
Kenneth Harlan. Portland util
ity fighter, is in, the ring prom
ising everything in his 20-point
platform j from surtaxes on the
rich to plenty of federal help to
every federal and free power for
everyone. It is hard to see how
Harlan should be taken seriously
yet Portlanders predict he will
run next to Steiwer in Multnomah
county because public ownership
has become well-nigh a mania
with many citizens who look upon
Harlan as an apostle, without su
perior, of the rights of the com
mon man. Harlan's campaign lit
erature which Is plentiful apes
thatr of George Joseph in makeup
and! Includes praise from Joseph
for Harlan as well as a picture
of the "little corporal of the com
mon people."
Governor Julius L. Meier, like
a boy tired of a new plaything,
seems utterly apathetic on things
ha looki on at the
skirmishings with passive interest j
. and perhaps has contributed j
modest amount to the Clark efc-
chequer. But the governor is not
In'fighting trim as he was after
the death of George Joseph. He
spends a decreasing amount oi
time in Salem, and his discussions
are apparently limited to execu
tive and administrative problems.
Mrs. Pierce May be Replaced
With all the turmoil In the
highway commission a thing of
history nd with a, new commis
sion as peaceful as three turtle
doves, the board of higher educa
tion becomes the point for pos
sible upheavals. Noticeably irked
is Mrs. Walter M. Pierce who for
the past two sessions of the board
baa. evidenced her displeasure by
staying entirely away from Port
land. Mrs. Pierce wTote much of
the curriculum committee's report
which tho board adopted, albeit
some of the members squirmed
and protested. The very next
meeting the process of chiseling
the report began and Mrs. Pierce
didn't like . such action. It 1
- ,.nmnrwf h is BTolng to resign
and that she will carry her fight;
along with the protests of Hector
Macpherson. father ot the. hlgbr
er education bill . to the state;
Their demand will be the abolish
ment ot the present board by tlw
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Whether this Incipient fight
will b checked by the governor
bv renlaclnar Mrs. Pearce with
less bellserent or wheth
er the "governor win Join with
' her in protesting the board's va
cilatlon Is a matter of specula-
tion. If the governor Interferes
with higher education now ha
takes upon his shoulders respon
" i (Turn to page i, eol. 1) i
Boiirb on Nom inatioh
Fi g tit G rows; Watch
California Primary
Smith's New-Gained Votes put "CKoci Under
: Old Band Wagon" and Halt Roosevelt . 4
Dash Toward Demo Selection v
TT7ASHINGTQN, April 30-1 (AP) Trouble cloudalare
VY. massing over the democratic "presidential nomination
contest and the republican platform makers with the ap
proach of May primaries and conventions.
The strange quirks of political events of the past week,
witk.the national conventions less than two months away,
not only halted for the first timeO-
the rush of Franklin D. Roosevelt
toward the democratic nomina
tion, with Alfred E. Smith fur
nishing the 'impediment, but also
added Michigan to the states ad
vocating a moist plank In tho re
publican platform.
Smith left no doubt In the
minds of politicians that he was
out to stop his successor at Al
bany when, In commenting on his
capture of the Massachusetts del
egation of 36. he said, "I guess
that puts a chock under the old
The supporters of both are still
making varying- claims as to the
division of Pennsylvania's 76 del
egates. The Roosevelt claims run
as high as 66 and those for Smith
44. The preference vote there is
virtually assured the present New
York governor, but this Is not
binding on the delegates.
Coming so soon after the Mas-
,arhusetts and Pennsylvania con
California's primary Tues
day will be watched with unusual
Interest It will bra three-way
contest for 44 delegates, bringing
together for the first time, Roose
velt, Smith and Speaker Garner.
Unlike Pennsylvania and most
other primary states, the prefer
ence decision there is binding on
the delegates. There will be no
doubt as to the victor when the
votes are counted.
April Total is $43,734;
Repair and new Jobs
Are Numerous
Building permits taken, out
here list month were the highest
since .last July and almost equal
to those of April 1931 and 1930,
according to Inspector E. C.
Bushnell's report made yesterday.
The month's total was 530.709.50
in new construction and $13,025
in repairs and alterations, $4X-
734.50 in all.
The July, 1931, permits were
but $1105.45 over those of the
past month. For April, 1931. they
were $45,838.95; for April, 1930,
$58,707.75, and for April, 1929,
,Up to last month, February
was the heaviest building period
of 1932,- when permits totalled
$14,274.25. January was $8360
and March, $10,848.05.
Fire is Cause
Of Large Jobs
Over half of the month's per
mit value resulted from the fire
which in March gutted the Brey
man and White business blocks
and burned out Directors', Mac
Marr's and Byrnes', Inc. Recon
struction "of the two buildings
was begun last week with the to
tal cost estimated at $20,000.
Byrnes', under the new name of
Fred Meyer, moved into the old
telephone building, requiring al
terations amounting to $2000,
according to the building permit.
Two other large projects were
begun during the month. Con
struction of a $12,000 store
building on South Commercial
street for D. B. Jarman and of a
$2000 warehouse for the Western
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Worthy Progress Shown
By Symphony Orchestra
Pride In possession must- have
swelled the heart of every music
lover in tbe ' large crowd which
gave appreciative audience to the
third and final concert ot- the Sa
lem Civic Symphony orchestra sea
son Saturday night in the armory.
" Looking back over the first con
cert presented bravely last fall.
bravely but not a little haltingly,
and comparing It with the splen
did manner. In which the same
group presented . Us program of
difficult numbers Saturday nlgnt,
there is a real surprise in the
realization of the vast Improve
ment. Had all the women in tbe or
chestra worn dark dresses, there
would have been only slight dif
ference between the appearance
of this civic group and that of a
metropolitan orchestra. Poise,
save for a bit of mirth-now and
then which. had perhaps better not
been provoked,, a professional,
serious attitude of personnel and
a quick sympathy between dlrec
tor and orchestra that was ad
mirable were shown. 1 j
The inanner in which the tbree
movements 6f Beethoven's "Sym
nhonv In CTdalor" were presented
was an Inspirational view Into the
future of this clvle group.
SUMMER 101 F f I R
Philharmonic Choir to go
On Extensive Jaunt;
Approval Given
A rather extensive tour this
summer by the Willamette univer
sity Philharmonic choir, com
bined men's and women's glee
clubs, was given official sanction
by the executive committee of the
board of trustees at Its meeting
Professor Cameron Marshall,
head of the university music de
partment, has been figuring and
planning on the tour for some
time and his proposal-met with
the unanimous approval of the
committee, however with the de
tails to be arranged later.
The tour will be through the
western states and particularly In
the northwest. Prof. Marshall be
lieves that this will be excellent
advertising for Oregon. Salem and
Willamette university.
It is also planned to take the
stringed quartet along with the
choir. The traveling group would
consist of 28 students, a chaperon
and Professor Marshall, being the
largest undertaking of its kind
ever launched here.
The choir and the stringed quar
tet returned recently from a brief
tour of a number of Oregon and
Washington towns along the Co
lumbia river and Portland. The
group was well met In all of Its
appearances and the broadcast
in Portland brought many com
pliments. .Talent for the choir was plenti
ful this year and the competition
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numbers have been learned.
The stringed quartet, composed
of Chris Seeley. Al King. Verne
Wilson and Chester McKay, has
made numerous appearances in
ana about Salem.
Flames of unknown origin
broke out in the front attic of only five cents a mile for traveling
E. E. Forgaard's house at 565 expense. Other items of cost in
North 18th street about midnight duded $649 for Jurors, $104 for
last night and caused consider- two bailiffs, $7 for meals for the
able damage to all but the back Jury and $130 for the court re
part of the dwelling. porter.
This Is the second fire within The case of Oliver P. Coshow,
the last two years at that place, ex-chlef Justice of the state su-
Much of the furniture was tak- preme court and ex-president of
en from the house and protected the Empire Holding corporation,
from the rain in the streets by goes to trial Monday morning at
canvas. The fire gutted the en- Dallas before Judge Arlie P.
tire roof on the front gable and Walker. Coshow is Jointly Indicted
ran along the rest ot the roof In with the four other Empire offl-
front. The plaster walls were cers with devising a scheme to de-
damaged by lire ana water, ana
much of the upstairs was burned
The call was answered by the
east station and a squad from the
central station assisted.
There has been gained in these
months ot practice a flexibility, a
harmonious interlocking ot indi
vidual work, and a professional
security which makes "a strong
foundation upon which to start
building next fall. ,
Prof. Seitz, bis orchestra mem
bers and the officers and commit
tees, that have worked to-make
this civic group possible should
be happy concerning the result of
this year's work.
. C. Earle Jennings, baritone, and
assisting artist on the program
Saturday night apparently won a
place tor himself on the merit of
his numbers. Ringing .applause
which demanded an encore after
his second group brought him,
back to say a few words of enthu
siastic praise, for the symphony
group. This would not satisfy his
audience and he was forced to re
peat "On the Road to Mandalay"
to the apparent satisfaction of his
ur. Jennings is new m saiem.
He has a voice that is warm. He
sang in English in such 'manner
that he could be understood, and
he made a friendly contact with
his listeners, all of . which bids
fair to make him a popular soloist
on Salem programs. ;
Claim Signatures Enough to
.Force Vote I arid: Carry :
Measure in House , I
Ways ;and Means Commit
tee Will act Adversely,
General Belief
Sponsors of a cash bonus
payment today planned resort to
their last and most powerful
weapon for forcing a house vote
on the 92,000,000,000 new-mon
ey outlay .the drastic committee
discharge petition.
Almost certain their plan, bit
terly denounced by administra
tion spokesmen, will be rejected
by the ways and means commit
tee, advocates confidently claimed
half a hundred more than the
145 signatures necessary to force
a ballot.
"We could get 218 signatures,
or a clear majority of the house.
If we had to," Representative
Patman (D., Texas) said. "The
bill Is certain to pass the house."
Hearings Will be
Ended This Week
Representative Ralney, demo
cratic leader, said the powerful
revenue committee expects to close
hearings next Wednesday.
"We may have a committee
vote before the end of the week,.'
he said.
Bonus sponsors expect this vote
to be adverse. They believe the
10 republican members of the
committee will vote solidly
against the currency expansion
bill, while Ralney and Repre
sentative Crisp (D.. Ga.) lead
ers on the democratic side, are
strongly opposed to it.
Patman will file a petition" at
ter the committee vote. When
signed by the required number of
members, the house vote becomes
mandatory, without any oppor
tunity to amend the legislation.
The opposition Is expected to
close its testimony before the
ways and means committee Mon
daV. leaving" two days for a re
A $3788 bill for Polk county's
eipensa In the conduct of the
trial of Frank Keller, Jr., ex-Em-
pIr6 Holding corporation officer.
J . " fnrtTt,ht waa
receIved Saturday by the Marion
cour Under tne Qr
Uw thIa must Btand the
n,r,v ,antra nt
venue removed the trial to Polk
county. , ,
The principal Item was $2888
for witnesses' fees and traveling
expenses. The majority of the wit
nesses were held in Dallas from
three to six days and according to
the statutory fee, expenses at the
rate of 10 cents a mile to and
from their homes were allowed
them. Marlon county, being larger
than 50,000 In population, allows
Xftrennnian Wanac?
JIt2gUllld.Tl P 3CGS
Libel Suit Filed
By Grand Juror
u PORTLAND, Ore., April $0
(AP) A $100,000 damage ac
tion for alleged libel against the
Oregonian Publishing company
was filed here yesterday by Vic
tor Amend, Bridal Veil, Ore., $
member of the Multnomah coun
ty grand Jury which returned
some 30 indictments naming 15
defendants April 4 in an Inquiry
into the location of the Portland
municipal market. '
The complaint took exception
I to an editorial in the Oregonian
I April 10 in which the grand Jury
I was termed a "freak grand Jury,
Merchants Pay
Baker's -Salary
' Refund to City
Jack Lulhn, - chairman of the
retail merchants commute . of
the. Portland chamber of com
merce, - presented, a - check for
$868.80 to City Auditor Funk
to pay back part of the salary
Mayor Baker ..received while he
was in France last summer. ;
The money was given by Port
land business men to refund to
the city the- salary which the
state - supreme court : ruled the
mayor could not be paid during
his absence. ,-
One of Queens
Elected May Queen by The co-ede
of Ohio Wesleyaa university,
Miss Eleanor Smith, danghter
of Cleveland, Om attorney, wlu
reign dorina the Monnett Day
program at the school on May
0. Miss Smith la in her Junior
year at the University.
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Highway Department Staff
Attends; Tribute Paid
iTo Former Chief .
One hundred and fifty mem
hers of the highway department
personnel came here from all
parts of the state Saturday night
to honor Roy A. Klein who April
1 completed nine years of service
as chief engineer of the depart
ment and 19 years of service with
the organization. Klein was the
guest of honor at a banquet in
the Masonic temple, at, the con
clusion of which he was presented
with a gold watch as a token of
the men's appreciation.
Tributes to Klein's ability, his
absolute Integrity, his hard work,
his 'unswerving devotion to his
state and -to the men In his- de
partment ?were contained in each
of the numerous addresses which
followed the dinner.
C. B. McCullough, bridge engi
neer was toastmaster and intro
duced a dozen speakers who in
cluded Sam Murray,, chief engi
neer of tbe O. W. R. N. road in
this state, R. B. Baldock, newly
named highway engineer, Ray
Conway, secretary of the state
motor association, and a number
of other men who have served
with Klein.
Appreciation to the men for
their cooperation, for the oppor
tunity of working with them and
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Selection of a chancellor for
the higher educational Institu
tions of Oregon may be madeliece8 of TCry task 1 Treasuring
within the next three weeks, 'it
was learned this weekend at Port
land from Albert Burch, one ot
tbe members of the unification
committee charged with selecting
the new head for the Institutions.
The field has been narrowed
down. It was stated, and several
men have already been Interview
ed regarding the Job.
Meanwhile residents of the in
stitutions are being used as con
sultants by the board on the re
organisation program. Friends ot
Dr. Arnold Bennett Hall have an
nounced that he would not termi
nate his services July 1, 1932,
but would remain on until -his
successor was named. Dr. W. J.
Kerr at Oregon State college has
previously, stated that his work is
done when the fiscal year is end
ed and that he has other plans
for next year.
The board Saturday agreed j
inai jc. u. sammons ana u.
Starr should go east shortly to
confer with candidates for the
Stores Lure
Many Buyers
Heavy trade in retail estab
lishments downtown was reported
Saturday by .Salem merchants.
Residents of the rural area and
townspeople from nearby com
munities were noticeable, espe
cially during tho afternoon, on
the downtown streets. A Ught
rain in the afternoon did not re
tard tho trading, ; i
Forced Landing
Made in Street
:. : BEND, . Ore.," April SO (AP)
A forced landing was made in
a city street here today by Ted
Barber, Bend aviator when his
motor died While he" was flying
"over the city. The plane' crashed
Into a telephone pole, breaking
the tips ot the wings.'; Neither
Barber nor Joe Laute,Bend, a
passenger, was Injured." ; 41
No Outward Sigh of Storm
Over Massie Verdict;
Police on Watch - "
Darrow's Insanity Plea not
; Effective; -Jurors say
" Wrong Tone Taken
HQNOLXJtU. Xprtlio (AP)
An outwardly quiet but tense
city; looked on today while, oppos
ing aide girded for! further battle
over tbe Joseph Kananawai lyncn
lng case. The manslaughter con
viction of the four accused per
sons failed to settle its far-flung
ramifications, H:-f !J ;:'
- Radio.? patrol cara equipped
with machine guns and manned
by police polled through the city
as the apparent tranquility .was
interpreted as ominous. .
, Both police and national, guard
authorities were on the alert for
any sign or an .outbreak of feeling
over, the conviction of Lieutenant
Thomas H. Massie, Mrs. Granville
Fortescue and the two navy en
listed men, Albert O. Jones and
B. J. Lord. :
Motorcycle officers patrolled
the downtown section and extra
patrolmen were stationed in that
Plans for Appeal '
Beaten In one of the greatest
court battles of his long career.
Clarence Darrow, aged defender
and his associates sot wearily
about fighting the conviction
through the higher courts.
Darrow learned today how his
double plea of insanity and the
unwritten law in behalf or Massie
had soon been cast aside as the
racially mixed Jurors went o
with ballotlne?.
The Jurors said Darrow's speech
failed to Impress them. Asserting
all but two ot the IS men were
fairly well educated, one of them
"He talked to us like a lot of
farmers. That stuff may go over
big In the middle west but not
The Jury said the fiery ' closing
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NTSSA, Ore., Aprj30 (AP)
Further proof that Jungle animals
and huffe mastodons lived in the
Snake river valley near here thou
sands of years ago when great
lakes and tropical vegetation
characterized the country, was ob
tained this week when the skele
ton of an elephant was unearthed
at Dunaway near here by Facn
ham Sills, dragline operator for
the builders of.Oweyhee dam.
; Harold Tucker, biology profes
sor at College of Idaho, was Call
ed from Caldwell, and with three
students removed the remains
Two teeth, each about 10 Inches
lsng and 4 inches through, three
five feet: ft part ot the tall and
skull and foot and his Joints were
found. Tucker said the bones were
well preserved. He estimated the
mammal was SO to 15 feet in
length with a spread of four feet
between its tusks.
Tucker said the elephant was
undoubtedly ot the eocenenare.
Deposits have yielded a consider
able number of bones of mam
mals of the so-called "dawn age1
but this is the first time a com
plete skeleton has been found
PULLMAN, Wash., "Apr. SO
(AP) Unloosing its big guns,
Washington State, college defeat
ed the University of Washington
baseball team 17 to 11,' to split
the two game conference series
here today.
F 1
Paper Company Will Pay
$90,000 on
Payment of 180,000 priscipalj
on 0 per cent bonds of the Ore
gon Palp V Paper company is
scheduled for slay 1, thus reduc
ing the outstanding bonded debt
to $980,000. Money tor paying
the bonds was on hand Saturday
with. tho trustee. Interest on the
issus for a half rear was also
available In the sum of $32,100.
Prompt payment of the interest
and principal due on the bonds ot
tho local mm was facilitated
through tho company's omission
ot the last quarter's dividend on
its prof erred stock, which was
passed for tho first time in eight
years to give the company ample
cash : to meet Its fixed charges.
The preferred dividend was amply
earned In 1981, according to fig
ures released during the week by
Frederick W. Leadbetter, presi
dent of the mill here as well as
Its affiliate, tho Columbia - River
Paper Mills at Vancouver, Wash.
- Net income ot ' the local mill
for 1931 was $380,843 before In
terest.', depreciation and federal
tax. Earnings in 1930 were $490,-
Climax in Lindbergh
Case: Believed Wear; :
Barker Speaks
At Chamber on
Pioneer Day s"
"Pioneer Days" will be the sub-
ect of an address to be given
Monday before the chamber of
commerce by Dr. Burt Brown
Barker, vice-president of the uni
versity of Oregon. As a climax to
the speech. Dr. Barker, one-ume
Salem resident, will present-to
the chamber an enlarged picture
of Thomas Cox, Salem's first
merchants - i ".-";Vt
Jndsre P. ' H. D'Arcy will pre-1
side, the affair being the annual I
pioneers . luncneon wmen pre -
cedes the Champoeg meeting. ' '
Marie Patton ; Takes First I
Earle "Potter
Earns Second
SO (AP) The grand sweep
stakes cup of the - ninth annual
high school music tournament at
Pacific university was awarded
tonight to Jefferson high school
of Portland. , Oregon City, high
w. l.v r.C, .V." r VfcVI.
lis high school third. The three
won respectively 1181 , 1048.17
1046 points..
More than 850 high school stu
dents ,from all parts of Oregon
. - .V n.aliliirtnn I
competed. v .
Jefferson also won the silver
loving cup for class A ensemble
work, Franklin high school, Port
land, placing secondhand Lincoln
high school, Portland ."third, 1
In class B Oregon City received
the cup with Forest Grove second
and West Linn third. Oregon City
also won the class 1) sweepstakes.
The class C ensemble cup was
won by Bandon.
In the individual events Friday,
Salem entrants won one first and
one second place. A boys' quartet,
girls' quartet, mixed chorus and
girls' glee club were entered in
yesterday's competition.
First honors for girls medium
voice were taken by; Marie Pat-
ton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hal
D. Patton and pupil of Dr. R. W.
Hans Seits. She competed with 1?
other girls from over the state.
Earle V. Potter, son ot Mr. and
Mrs. Edward D. Potter and pupil
of Jdlss Lena Belle Tartar, direct
or, of music at Salem high school.
took second place in the boys'
high voice event.
Bids on, 1? road projects ttf
volvlng expenditures of at least
11,000,000 are scheduled tor let
ting May 18 when the state high
way commission meets again In
LJr-. i. .
The largest Job Is the grading
and graveling et nine miles of the
Wallula cutoff section ot tho Co
lumbia river highway- between
Sand Station and the Washington
seond largest Job is the
V kirk..
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Contract will corer a distance ot
nlaeimiles. and call, for a 20-foof
' Construction ot .the Santiam
bridge at Jefferson 'also will be
advertised at the May meeting of
thet commission.
wins in cu
Bonded DebtlE
38. 1 The net Income of the local
mill for 1931 after all charges
save.1 dividends was $85,733 com-
pared to $197,031 In 1930. The
last year marked tho heaviest do-
ellnt In paper prices in a decade.
Bond Interest was earned S.48
times in comparison to f.97 times
in . 1930. outstanding preferred
siocx ion wmcn z per cent am-1
wihii wis anu unww - iwr-1
terly totals $800,000 making an J n n3 o 7 o I?aj7
annual dividend requirement otlPP OI XXCCfU
$8 4,0 CO. The common stock, all
but one share held by tho Colum
bia River Paper company, a hold
ing concern, has not paid divi
dends Sn recent years. :
i The Columbia River Paper Mills
at Vancouver, as well as tho California-Oregon
Paper If Ills In Los
Angeles each? made a. profit In
KM 31, the former showing net
earnings arxer au caargea oi
134 against $130,435 In 1930:
The Los Angeles mill netted $419
aft - arJ tfcirrea eomnared to a
loss of '1129.178 shown In 1930.
The condensed balance sheet of
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Sea Thought Scene of!
Negotiations but v
3 All Secret
I .
I SCttl morcon VlOCS on
New Mission Trip,
I Party Aboard
NORFOLK, Va., pril SO
(AP The oft-hoped-for climax
screened behind a curtain ot see
recy. and with the sea again serv-
ing as the probable scene, was be
lieved to be near tonight in the
ienorts or inree xorioi men io
(restore the-Lindbergh baby to its
The feeling of hopefulness, re
peatedly recurring- with the com
ing and going of1 the intermedi
aries during the long weeks' 'it.
their negotiations, reached an
other high peak with the absence
of John Hughes Curtis, presumab
ly seeking another contact with
suDoosed kidnapers off the Vir-
guarded with utmost secrecy, tbe
Norfolk boat builder was reported
to have been engaged upon his
new mission aboard the. yacht,
Marcon, shortly after returning
from a trip by plane. The boat,
placed at the disposal of the in
termediaries by Colonel Charles
H. Consolvo, sailed on its third
mysterious -cruise after it had
been held in readiness several
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tls was believed to have been ac-
eompanled by Lieutenant George
L. Richard, airplane pilot for the
negotiators, and Edwin B. Bruce,
of Elmira, N. Y a friend.'
To Make Statement
Rear Admiral Guy H. Burrage,
retired, who . recently conferred
with Colonel Lindbergh by Ion?
distance telephone, refused today,
to say whether he had again
talked with, the famous flier.'
Both Admiral Burrage and tho
very Rev. H. Dobson-Peacock, the
third intermediary, continued a
tight-lipped silence. ' concerning
their work.
The yacht Marcon became def
initely identified with the move
ments of the intermediaries dur
ing the last -10 days. Last week
end, two cruises made by Mr. Cur-
tis aboard the boat through the
Virginia Capes, resulted in the
reported removal of "obstacles"
from their work. Almost lmme-
diately Mr. Curtis slipped away -from
the city, probably traveling ,
by plane on another trip. With- i
out reappearing again in Norfolk
he presumably returned to the
naval base to leave on still an
other mission, this, time aboard
the Marcon.
During his absence Dean Dobson-Peacock
participated In a ,
separata mission, traveling by au- . '
tomobile and returning in about -seven
hours. He rerused to reveal
the purpose of his trip or to give
any detailed Information, j
An event of historical 'Interest
as well as a compliment to Music
I wav win a.n
day at 4 o'clock at the west ent
rance ot the state house grounds
- X a ndaughterof tne
of. an Oregon gTown elm tree
f!loaf .?!5!
nwuiusiuu U UtWacu IU
taken command of tho revolution
2 "0T Hemeketa
chapter,. Daughters of tho Ameri
can Revolution. V 1
. Special patriotic music is being
given in observance ot Music
week. A chorus ot ' high school
girls under' direction ot Miss
Lena Belle Tartar will follow tbe
bugle. call -which opens tho cere
mony. I program will bo patriotic band
I lections played by the Salem high
I school band snder the direction of
E. R. Derry. The concert3 will
close with tho "American Patrol";
march. r-
Mrs. William Fordyee Fargo,
local regent will bo In charge ot
tho ceremony. Miss C C Geer,
I has arranged tho program.
Case Eyed; New
Trial is Denied
MEDFORD, Ore, Aprik SO
(AP) An appeal to tho Oregon
state supremo court will bo taken -on
behalf of Albert W Reed, Den-'
ver, Colo serving a life sentence
at tti atat nenitentiarv for the
mhrder of Victor Knott Ashland,
I Ore., policeman, his. attorneys
t said today.
USA. 1 V J f - - i Si - - - -1
Reed was today denied a new
i trial by the circuit court, y
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