V WEATHER wmrmer' toda; Max. Temp.''' 17 62, ilia. 88, rirer . 4.6 feet,. Brth Westerly EIGHTY-FIRST. YEAR Salem, Oregon, Sunday Morning, May 15, 1932 Ko. 356 ,;i -circulation. r, , , i ?ys?k!? 3M i-d roA- r?': Xhl, i 'BABY'S SLAYER Lindy Baby's Finder to be Under Probe HOPEWELL. N. J May 14. (AP) In following a policy that 'eyery possible angle be Investi gated," police announced tonight that they had taken the finger prints and were investleatlnz the Knows Name, he Asserts rr ' w""mn!n!e?r?' And Adds That Kidnap--ep Will be Caught . who found the boiy of the kid naped Lindbergh baby Tharaday, PAT Gil IS HELD. SUSPECT 1 LlflDY ' CHS lii Coast Shipping ? King is Sinking Most Recent Clue KORFOLK, Va.. May 14 (AP) The story of a second and in- Burlap Sack FOUnd ClOSe tO ey through the Norfolk interme- Where . BOdy DlSCOYered the kidnaped Lindbergh baby waa told here tonight by the very Rer. H. Dobson-Peacock, one of three Norfolk negotiators. This scheme, which the clergy man and John Hughes Curtis, the principal negotiator, said they im mediately turned down, occasion ed one of the mysterious flights. this time to New York city, made by Dean Hobson-Peacock. It was in . response to a telephone mes sage from a man whose Identity the clergyman said he does not know that Dean. Hobson-Peacock flew to New York, met the man in a hotel and in turn was guld By FRANCIS A. JAMIESON HOPEWELL. N. J.. May 14 fAP Faces ot intriguing de- tills. Indicative of even more im sortant information beneath, the shield of police secrecx, jcame to light tonight In the relentless pur suit of the Lindbergh baby killers. 1 An outline ot the two months' negotiations carried on along the Alantic saboard with a fTre-maa gang by John F. Condon, asserted the child's "kidnaper" was known to him and would be caught. Then spoke up the police in the person - of Col. H. Norman Schwarzkopf: i'As has been shown in Dr. Con don's own statements he only saw one member of the gang and the description given of this man does not eolncide sufficiently closely to any of these described by Mr. Cur tis to cause us to draw any con clusions." Anne Lindbergh Regains Composure As these and other revelations were bared the principals in the tragic drama maintained an out ward calm in their hilltop home. Colonel Lindbergh managed a wan smile of greeting when Prosecu tor Erwin E. Marshall visited the residence late in the day. Mrs. Lindbergh, an expectant mother, who wavered close to collapse last night, regained her quiet demean or late in the afternoon. . i The fantastic story ot Curtis, supplemented by a sea captain's description ' ot the boat trips he made with Colonel Lindbergh, even as. late as the night of the finding ot the body, set a flotilla of coast-guard craft to scouring an area off Cape May, N. J. of ficials at the Atlantic City. N. J., coast siuard station admitted the searching ot vessels were carry ing more than the usual number . ot firearms but refused to esti mate the number of boats en gaged in the task. From the office ot the attor Kidnaper of 25 Years ago - Picked up Because of Lecture Remarks Plot to Abduct Undy one Theory; Congress may Offer big Reward WYOMING, Pa.t May 14 (AP) Pat Crowe, notorious ban-1 dit and kidnaper ot a quarter cen tury ago. Is being "investigated" tn connection with the Lindbergh kidnaping, it was, learned at the headquarters ef the Pennsylvania state police tonight. Authorities at the barracks here said they bad decided 10 Mi Outcome Goldstein Goes Over Case Thoroughly; Points to --'Paying' Witnesses Keyei; Asserts State Fears "Acquittal, ; Mentioning Leniency Remark DALLAS. May 14 (Special) Oscar Havter. associate aerense attorney, will resume the derense closing argumenU in the tnai 01 mDotibt in Nearly Few Changes Appear VOTERS BEGIN In Balloting PlaceshS IMt t or r r i a a y m ect i on .urn was gum-i t, r-7. w.mio nt hi. re ed to another man who presented .."rrTL.; the scheme ot J600 down pay ment and a payment of $50,000! for the delivery of the child. BRIEF EH TUITION CASE FILED Hi Grounds on Which tax law Deemed Invalid Stated By Local Attorney netted statements on lecture plat forms that the infant son of Col. and Mrs. Charles A. Lindbergh would be found not far from Hopewell. Police at Hazleton, Pa., wnere Crowe last was seen, said he can ed at their headquarters last Monday to ask their assistance in placing a telephone can io -xq Lindbergh home at Hopewell, N. When they refused Crowe ae- parted and it was not known whether he had made the call. It was reported from Haxelton tonight that State Trooper Rob ert Knight had pleked up Crowe and was taking him to the bar racks for questioning. NORFOLK. Va- May 14 (AP) The brief of the plaintiff's at- The theory that the Lindbergh ( truck driven by W. H. Nell of Captain Robert Dollar. Teteraa of oeesui traasportatlom oa the ciflc . coast, - presldcBt - of tbe Dollar Steamship company, wast "sinking very rapidly" accord ing to reports ' late Saturday Bight. He has ben seriously ill for several weeks. TBI HITS TRUCK. LIVESTOCK V Household Goods Scattered But Nobody Hurt; Many Traffic Mishaps Ducks, chickens, rabbits, -a goat. furniture and personal belongings were strewn in every direction yesterday afternoon when a H(ht Jydr; ?VCJ! 17f 20 and 22; of devising a scheme to defraud, . . . - Monday morning at 1:00 o'clock. Walter Keyea. deiensv atiorney. gave his closing arguments this afternoon after Barnett Goldstein, special prosecutor, bad concluded his arguments. Goldstein finished his first elosina- arguments about two o'clock this afternoon after tak- REAL T WW Polls Will Open at 8 A. M.f Qose at 8 P. M. ; Arrangements Complete v' ONLY five changes in voting places in the 79 precincts in Marion county have been, made this year by County Clerk U. G. Boyer and the county court, according to an- teg nearly houn T to present nouncement made Saturday afternoon from layer's office. loree oi me live cnaogea are iu oaieio. Voters in precinct 17, Salem, will ballot at the Marion - garage on . 8outh Commercial street, instead of at the isone- Trends Visible but Enigma ' Behind Them Mystery Till Election day WET 1GIHT1 torney in the high school tuition case ot Welnacht vs. Bower was tiled with Judge MeMahan Satur dav afternoon by James G. Helt cel. The brief sets rortn grounas on which the law levying a tax on non-nign scnoot aistncis ior transportation and education of pupils in high , schools is uncon stltntlonaL It alleges that tbe act is confiscatory since a district has power to contract for the educat ing corporation as told by his wit nesses and showed the part that each of the officers had taken la this. baby kidnapers possibly may have Gasley, Ore., was struck by the Good Intention of been maneuvering to kidnap Col-1 locomotive of a Salem-Falls City Coehow Stressed onel Lindbergh, himself was ad- freight train at Capitol and Union Walter Keyes began his final his ease. He used excerpts from tUe testimony of every witness called by the state in his argu ments and referred to the defense witnesses testimony- tor compar ison. He told again of the witness es called by the state and how these had been purchasers of stock while the defense witness- did not buy stock Jr lose mon ey. Mr. uoiasiem aiso stress ea that Coshow sent salesmen to his MmnAm anil trlmA tft re t nm tn "" " w I - - ... - . purchase stock. He outlined the Mott, spauiaing, uavey ana Legislative Candidates in County Lead Others -In Feverish Activity KS CANDIDATES Carson Among Those Given Support The 8alem branch of the Wom en's National Organisation -for Prohibition Reform met at the vaneed tonight by Captain F. H. Lackman, pilot of the yacht vain ly used by John Hughes Curtis for two weeks in an eiiort to con tact them. Captain Lackman said he ar rived at this theory in trying to streets. Neither Nell nor two argument by stating that the oe- v . i. JJl t Portland boys riding with him fense ;had tried to show that wltj about 71 e'1 '""ftt were injured. . Judge Coshow had entered the Ps their tte eaatt. Neil did not see the approach- firm with rood Intentions and " j '""jr " ing train until he was in front that he had been confident In its ' Ti. fni v. t.m it nuuit niHm, .kmo,. w mA tt h I resentatlTes In congress me ioi- up but not quickly enough to 1 state had faUed to show the con-1 resoluuons. Steele garage, farther south on Commercial. Voters in precinct 26 will vote at 70 North' 23rd street instead ot 37C North 23rd street. Voters in precinct 22 will ballot In the Parrlsh Junior high school .building Instead of at Cll North Capitol street. .The polls will open at I a. m. and close at S p. m. aad only reg istered voters may cast a ballot, swearing in at the polls having been abolished by law. In the city areas the counting of ballots will begin at 10 a. m. while la the rur al districts the counting boards will start work at 1 p. m. County Clerk Boyer expects the returns to come in slowly because ot the number of candidates and because (Turn to page 2, coL S) ...In. a t)ii aniiMi VldninAra ing of its pupils in high schools ftnd thelr come on and jj0id-off" movements during the lengthy ne gotiations. . He skippered his vessel, the yacht Marcon, out to sea, eight times, with Colonel Lindbergh account for the strange maneu-1 prevent the engine's clipping the Inaction between the defendant rear ot the truck. Although the truck body tipped upside down, the driver's cab remained upright. Both rear wheels ot the truck (Turn to page S, coL S) and this tax is Or would be an additional levy. Also It sets forth that a non-high, school district under the law may teach the 9th and 10th grades, yet by virtue or ST S&ttTSSFZSSli ? a?-. ?r ? Merri Ohling .: irtvui vuo viiivo ui tuo abv" i n A AK1 4ova 1 i.Aiys a ceuiicu aia m vui-avvt i ny general in Washington, acting ' . T mi oVrTnt b aW At,nn kI ,I.j.-r tion is advanced with the argument! a: formal offer of vast federal as slstrace was dispatched speedily to Governor A. Harry Moore. Claims He Knows Kameavof Kidnapers ; The, unexpected statement of Dr. Condon, made as he left his New York home for a short trip, was: ' "1 know the kidnaper of the Lindbergh baby and he will be caught. I know his name, bis nationality, his physical char acterlstlcs -and all about him. 1 Meanwhile, a new clue was an nounceda dirty burlap sack, 1 It was picked up about SO feet from the improvised grave five miles from the Lindbergh home where the Infant's battered body was discovered. It was taken carefully to Po lice headquarters to be examined la the hope it might , in some way throw more light on the strange . case. .; .,, . : One theory was that the child might have been killed some where else and the body trans ported In the bag to the heavily wooded section, where It -was found.' ' j If traces of blood were found on thw sack, this theory . might gain weight, . . .- ! Hope of finding some other clue led officials to bare all leaves twigs and surface dirt, for a larg er radius around where the body was found, scraped up and taken to the Lindbergh gitrage. ( - ; ! Curtis remained on the Lind . berg -estate to aid by whatever means possible in the hunt If or the men her had believed were the - kidnapers, Most of Thursday night 'he spent telling . officials the Ions . story of negotiations. Yesterday he was taken over part - of the ground he covered during his work in Colonel Lindbergh's be half. that the inclusion of interest on warrant indebtedness Is included In the hlKh school tuition charge. Another point brough out in the brief is that the tax is made with the non-high school territory havinz no voice in the manner in which it is disbursed and nence la an arbitrary levy. Reference is made to the fact that the legisla tive bill enacting the law origin ated in the senate, and the alte ration is made that since it is a revenue-raising measure it should have originated in the house and because it did not Is unconstitu tional. Reply briefs will be filed by District Attorney John H. Carson. WASHINGTON, May 14 (AP) A federal reward of 1100,000 for information leading to the ar rest and conviction of the Lind bergh kidnapers was proposed in the house by Representative Douglass, (D. Mass.) LAD, SEVEN DROWNS PORTLAND, Ore., May 14 (AP) Billy Carlson, 7, drowned in the Willamette' river here to day. The body was i recovered six hours latter by the harbor patrol. and the misrepresentations made by the salesmen. , In answer to the point the state bad stressed, that Jay Stockman had paid nothing, Keyes remind ed the jury that several corpora tion lawyers, called as defense witnesses, had stated that they considered from 110,000 to $15, 000 a fair fee for Stockman's ser vices to the corporation. Keyes Whereas, prohibition, after 12 has nroven an lgnominous zau- nre. as shown by the steady In crease in crime, sucn as racket eering, murder, speakeasies, etc - . Whereas, it is desirous to bring about a. higher degree or law en forcement bv our people and. Whereas, our organisation j tanAa for- temnerance In au MEIER NOT MU6 1 61 BOSS Secretary For Insurance Men YIS yiSffL (Turn, to page I, col KLAMATH FALLS, Ore., May 14. (AP) Paul O. Landry of Klamath Falls was elected presi dent of the Oregon Insurance Agents' union at the closrng ses sion of the annual eonvention here today. He succeeds. J. K. Pratt, Merrill D. Ohling ot Salem was elected executive secretary. Choice ot next' years conven tion city was left to the executive committee. this state point was that Jay Stockman was paid nothing. Keyes summed up the testimony ot the state witnesses who had actually talked with: Judge Cos- how and did not touch upon that of witnesses who did not mention the defendant. He stated that in every case where the witness had talked with Coshow it could I easily enough be merely a misun derstanding instead of misrep resentations. Keyes pointed out ! (Turn to page S, col. 3) 7) ESTABUEf OF: flBNGJT Rumors of Active Fight are Denied; Friendliness Prevails, Stated Current reports that Governor Meier has entered actively into the campaign In opposing Hal E. (Hoss, for the office- or secretary of state at the primary election, were branded as false Saturday by persons close to the executive de "There is no iruia w - By SHELDON F. SACKETT Politics In the state and coun ty enters the last week scramble whieh always accompanies a earn- paign. The Issues this year are not dear and voters have been com paratively lethargic Rural areas in the county have shown more interest in things political than the city districts. As the final days come on, voters are begin ning to ask questions about can didates, to seek sample ballots and to determine their choices for ' the Friday balloting. For national and state offices predictions on the winners are: Frederick Steiwer probably lead ing the field of five for republi can .nomination as senator; W. C. Hawleys 25-year bloc of voters to ' let him nose out the divided field against htin; Hal E. Hoss an easy winner for secretary of state nomination; Rufus C. Hol man, wey-advertised and exper ienced politico, probable victor over Scherplng; L H. Van Winkle able to best Earl C. Bronaugh, Jr. through experience and contacts made as attorney-general; Mar shall N. Dana to secure the dem ocratic nomination as senator; William A. Delsell to run far ahead of Harvey G. Starkweather as the democratic congressional standard bearer. Hoover's Name to - Be Written la For president, Herbert Hoover will probably have more written In votes than Joseph Irwin France of Maryland who is unknown in Oregon. Hoover's only handicap is the fact the republican nation al organization did not choose to enter his same In the Oregon pri maries. "Alfalfa Bill' Murray will sorts that Governor Meier Is op posing Hoss," one official deelar-1 secure some votes, from admirers led. "It is true that Hoss and Gov- I who like his dash, eccentricity d nB - Nine of the 12 lurors sitting in the civil case ot.Lv Helberg and Josephine Gabriel vs. Lai ah loney. ,i Earl Loney and Frank Collier, last ' night returned a verdict for the defendants Loney" and plalntijffs ' Helberg and Gabriel and against Frank Collier in sum of 15000? The case has been on in circuit court before Judge Wilson ot The Dalles since Wednesday morning, It was before the Jury from short ly before 5 o'clock until 11:30 o'clock last night. .vV--''v i Plaintiffs alleged that the de- - f endants conspired to defraud - them of their Interests 4 in real property known ; as the I Ames or " Zoo auto park. and that. by virtue . of such action theywere damag- MPHENT SEEN UN IN JOBS SIT The soring trend upward in em ployment continued last week, ac cording to the report of D. D. Dot- son, assistant manager or me TT. S.-Y. M. C. A. Employment bu reau here. Calls tor workmen in creases 33 per cent and Jobs pror vlded around 25 per eent. : During the week, 53 persons annUe i for work. 170 calls - for workmen 'were received', and 147 nersois were placed- on Jobs. Count r roads, farming, woodcut tlnr. c ommon labor and domestic service continued to provide me bulk tif the omployment. ' . Met- placed numbered 141, as follow i: farm 30, wood catting 30. common labor 16, county roads 60. gardening two, engin eering, Janltoring and carpenter ing one each. . ; Women did not rare so wea as men. - six, tne ..same suaiwr durinr the previous week were placed, five as domestics ana one as sales woman. Institute .Will r Be Held Early, Economy Move . . . . . - - In r der to economise on the cost of the annual teachers insti tute for Marlon county, the execu tive committee of the . Marion County Teachers' association vot ed yesterday to hold the annual gathering here next tall on Sep tember IS and It. y The dates are about month in' advance of those usually chos en for institute days. The execu tive committee felt that ; many schools would not be opened - by that date and therefore the school hoards" would - save considerable money. When; institute is held la ter in the rear, t teachers attend at full nay and .school boards lose the Instruction time paid for dur I , ; s n s " .1 1 . . ; ' . , . ; ; 1- I I .. - . - ' -i . TT. ...,-..'Ti . ... - ""- .XT' . I'll B -JBW -Si i ' m - a sf . . .-v. . -hw . ... .. .. . si was. aw j aD m. m , mor Meier have their differences, STAYTON. May 14 The de- Unt these were not of sufficient nositors' committee, George Keech, imnorUnce to result in a serious chairman: Andrew Fery, George Dreacv Ag fa, s know Gover- I sandner. William Van Handel and or Meier has done nothing to Dr. C H.. Brewer met with state I weaken Hoss' ehances of nomln- ruperinteildeat of . banuL a. a. Schramm and Starbuck Friday night at the bank. Meeting was called by Mr. Schramm ior ine purpose ot auditing various clas sifications of assets. : The committee found the bank's assets in as good condition as they had expected. After considerable discussion, the committee passed a resolution advising that the com mittee shonld endeavor to get in touch. It possible, with parties who might be interested in eetao- llshlng a new bank. The committee reels, as a wnoie. that the offer they have tor a new bank ii most attractive. It Is the wish, and desire of all the deposi tors la Stayton in general that a bank be established here as quick as possible. . . ' It is well known that the busi ness interests and the general pub lic of this section . will support it unanimously.- ; ..- v Mary Hill Dunn v Crowned Queen ; Pioneer Mother atlon." Other persons equally as elose to Governor Meier expressed a similar view of the situation. " Statements that Hoss and Gov ernor Meier are on friendly terms were borne out by recent meet ings ot the various boards and commissions ot which they are members. There has been no seri ous conflict between Hoss and the Governor. for several months,-al-(Turn to page 3, coL ) FlllfiOF Y0HI6 TEXAS CHILD PORTLAND. Ore., May (AP) Mrs. Mary Hill Dunn, IC, was crownea motner queen - ox sons and daughters ot Oregon pi oneers at the annual May lunch eon meeting of the organisation here today. Mrs.. Dunn .is a resi dent of Portland. ' - George W. Caldwell, vice-pres ident . ot the organization, who placed a crown ot larendar sweet peas- upon Mrs. Dunn's head, said she had crossed the plains by cov ered wagon In 1852, coming rrom Tennessee to Ashland. - Columbia High : -A T Zi A II 1 1 n . t FO REST GROVE, Ore.. May 14 At-1 tie UalleS -(AP) Phmin tang. 17. vas THE DALLES. Ore.. May 14 (AP) Steadily rising waters Fri day night and today,- brought the Columbia river to the 21-foot above aero stage. Reports from the Snake and Upper , Columbia rivers, however. Indicated the riv er might begin to tall Sunday. V . . The river now is five feet high er than at the peak of the freshet last year, v . ... .yv ' and demagoguery but Franklin D. Roosevelt, other candidate, is the democratic primaries, may be counted on to beat Murray three-to-one. Roosevelt has been the candidate of democracy In the state since the Jackson's day din ner this winter In Portland. Two years ago one could feel ' the tide coming up for George Jo seph while in the fall elections, Meier's victory seemed assured a .'j fortnight before the vote, was tak j en. There are no such wen de- fined swings this ear. For ex ample, there is the- republican senatorial campaign. Steiwer looked very strong a fortnight ago but within the last few days the Clark forces have gained tn two decided respects: first, he . Meier strength which is eonsid- erable, has come out strongly be- ' hind. Clark: second. Clark has al-ligned-himself with the staunch, " right-wing prohibitionists, Dn the T other; hand . Robert Stanfleld is the candidate of the strong "wets" which. leaves Steiwer, on this moot issue, very much in the center of the field and apt to be ' passed by the extremists of both sides. Where Steiwer ' will, be ) strong la In the fact that six years . In . office strengthens most - men : and has strengthened Steiwer. Then Kenneth Harlan, while cer tain to poll few votes In the up- ' state, may swing a considerable -' anti-utility and pro-bonus vote in Portland. Old Friends Win Support Hawley v -Hawley counts for his support on the staunch and tried friends who in 13 former campaigns have ; been behind film. William P. El lis, Mott's campaign leader, can- not see anything but victory for Mott whose work as corporation commissioner during the last 12 months, Ellis thinks, has made -him a most happily ' advertised , - I lmmt all ?vol It !! ' Attic at HomeUFiizl Only a acaueriiis. iui nuu i,i - Hulet will be third but most per- sons feel that Hawley with his old-time support will win over the. runner-up, James" W. Mott. ' So the speculation goes. There are few straw votes, apparently' there are no widespread fmove-k -ments" or swings, and anyone's, predictions are likely to be upset. v ' - For InsUnce, there is the "McKay-Gregory campaign for mayor. McKay is an easy winner through-: out the business district." MeKay (Turn to page 3. col. 1) . .' DENISON, Tex.; May 15 (Sunday) (AP)-s-S ear hers feared at 1 o'clock this morning that Jean, two and one halt year old daughter of Mr. and sirs. Clyde McGirk, wealthy landown ers, - had been kidnaped. The child disappeared lata yesterday from the McGirk farm home three miles east ot Denison on the road to Bonham. a busy highway. I Several hundred men had searched vainly tor miles around the McGirk "home for the child. The fire departments ot Denison and Sherman dragged - Choctaw creek for more than a mile with out result- ! - Before midnight, the persons combing the woods near the home numbered more than 800. - v Lad Hangs Seli Accidentally in hanged accidentally at, his home today, "r, v .. -; ; . The boy. only child of Mr. and Mrs. U C. Lang ot this city. was preparing to go on a, Boy Scout party and had gone to the attle for a rope." In descending the ladder from the attic appar ently: had fallen and. the rope caught on the ladder and became colled about his neck. ' Resusci tation attempts tailed, , - ed in sum ot $10,000. ing the institute period.