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Latest Suspect ; Denies - any
Connection vifith Lindy ,
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Sought, to Obtain, Financial
i Help From Condon; Yarn
Wili be Checked ,
By FRANCI3 A. JAMIESON
i HOPEWELL, N. J., May. 19
(AP) A possible, link between a
Brooklyn .:, school teacher and
;"jafsie" bobbed in and out of the
Lindbergh murder hunt today s
police exhibited eagerness to learn
more about the actirltles of Dean
H. Dobson-Peaeock. associate of
John Hughes Curtis, hoax nego
tiator. Behind the closed doors, of the
Brooklyn district attorney's office,
officials questioned Mrs. Mary G.
Ford for several hours about a re
port she had communicated sever
al weeks ago with Dr. John F.
Condon, who handled the $50,000
ransom payment for Col. Charles
In another room other officers
Interrogated the teacher's daugh
ter, Miss Gertrude Ford, whom
they found in a Riverside drive
Both told substantially the same
story of their contact with "Jaf
sie" and were released.
Not Yet Finished
District Attorney W. F. X.
Geoghan said he neither believed
nor disbelieved their explanation
but would continue an investiga
tion. Mrs. Ford told her questioners a
story of being in financial straits,
thinking a;jafsie" might be able to
aid her, and appealing to him in
vain for $2,500.
Information supplied by public
school officials started detectives
off on this sew tangent. They
heard Mrs. Ford talk to Dr. Con
don by telephone, they said, and
knew she was absent from her
duties between February t5
through March. 1, the day of the
Under questioning Tlrs. -.Ford
said she first thought of Dr. Con
don when a private detective call
ed on her about another matter
and started discussing, the Lind
Her story of what followed was
She wrote to Dr. Condon ask
ing an appointment about a per
sonal matter, and adding she
would like to be of service In
the Lindbergh case. He replied
by letter asking for her tele
phone number. She sent him the
Jafsie Refused to
Assist. She States
Dr. Condon called her and she
asked him for S2500 $1700 to
settle ran account and $800 for
her daughter, who had motion
Dr. Condon told her to write
to him. Instead she called him
several days later and someone
at his home said he could do
nothing for her.
She explained -her absence
from school from February 25
through March 1 by saying she
and her daughter had been ill-
She gave the came of the physi
cian she said treated them. An
thpritles said they would check
that part of the story.
Geoghan said, he wonld ask Dr.
Condon to go to his; office .to
morrow with the letter Mrs. Ford
Dr. Condon was told of the in
terrogation of Mrs. Ford as he
eame from a mysterious visit to
the- United States military acaa
emy at West Point, N. T,
"I have never even seen her,'
he said. ' : !,'
"Did yon ever talk to her on
the telephone!" he was asked.
i The aged educator smiled, stuck
, out his tongue. , and saia:
-That's my answer."
Five Years Ago
! NEW YORK. May 19 (AP)
-Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh,
fire vears aro tomorrow at f:51
a. m. (E. 8. T.) started his epoch
al non-etort flight to raris.
1 He landed at Le Bourget Held
there 33 hours and 29 minutes
later, at 4:21 p. (B. S. T.J
None has duplicated his feat.
Tip for Writing
In Names Upon
Persona . who rote today
may write in the name f
any person they wish to
vote for for any office, but
they most mark an I fa
front of the name they have
Sptem la to make it count,
ere Is blank space for
writing in names under ev
ery . office which ; la ' being
voted on. ; , 7
Those desiring to rote for
Herbert Hoover for presi
dent most write In his name
la the space where the of
fice of president la deslgnat
' ed and mark cross la
front of the name.
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MMftietaanaMaeH Kv-: .aMaMHCawasnKHawa
Robert "Bud" Con art, 19-year old
a greasy mooring line 2000 feet In the air for two hours until res
cued, after watching two of his companions dashed to death. All
tnree were jerked to a height from which it was unsafe to let go,
while assisting In an attempt to moor the dirigible Akron at Camp
Kearny, near San Diego, last week. Cowart was finally pulled up
to safety by the dirigible crew. Cowart said he was "scared' but
there was nothing to do but hang on. '
TO START WDAf
Jury Selected After Many
DALLAS. May 19. (Special)
Testimony of state witnesses in
the case against Jay H. Stock
man, former counsel for the Em
pire Holding corporation, on a
charge of devising a scheme to
defraud, will begiu Monday morn
ing at 9:30. Court adjourned this
afternoon until Monday morning
as tomorrow is a holiday and the
request of Barnett Goldstein,
prosecutor, that no court be held
Saturday was granted.
Selection of an alternate jur
or to hear the case took most of
the day with the result that court
adjourned following the opening
statements of the,: attorneys. The
regular panel was filled this
morning but eight prospective
urors were 1 examined before one
could qualify as alternate. Seven
challenges were made during the
selection of the Jury, five by the
defense, and eight jurors were
excused for cause, i
A special venire of four men
was called at noon today, in or
der to secure an alternate juror
as the last special Venire was ex
hausted. Two of these men were
excused for cause ; but the third
examined was accepted. ,
Six women and six men rorm
the regular Jury which will hear
tfae ease against Stockman, au
the men are farmers and all the
women are housewives. Tnose on
the Jury are .Sarah Rhodes, bner
idn; Klla J. Blair. Buell: Mil-
ton Lehman, suver;. n n. caucr.
. Y-k Al a.
Dallas: Mattle I. carr, saiem;
Belle A. wunder, maepenaence.
(Turn to page 2, col. )
Gangsters Cooperate in
Lindy Quest Says Rosner
NEW YORK, May 19 (AP)-
Underworld hostilities were for
gotten, Morris Rosier told the
World-Telegram today, and every
organized mob' and gang in tha
country cooperated,' at his request.
in hunting the kidnaped wno-
berghbaby. ' I
In a cdpyrlghted article, an
amazing story is told of the gang
sters search. I -
The high points I of Rosners
story, as related by the World-
Telegram are: I
Thousands or dollars were speni
by the underworld; In the futile
effort to solve the great mystery.
Airplanes were chanerea.
Investigators were organized
and sent throughout the United
States and Into Canada following
the underworld's own . peculiar
"The first thing did was to go
to all the mob leaders and ask
them to help," Rosner was quoted.
"Every one of them did. :
They started off by Bospectlng
anybody who was
the : usual places.
lamsters or fugitives from justice
and other fellows jwho were hid
ing put because" they thought they
were on the spot 14 some feud.
- "Every one of them was hunted
out and questioned. Each one had
navy enlisted man who clung to
AM LI PUTNAM
ON EUROPE FLIGHT
Arrives at St. John, Will
Await Good Weather;
DO-X Also Ready
NEW YORK, May 19 (AP)
The giant seaplane Do-X and
Amelia Earhart Putnam's trim
little crimson, gold striped mon
oplane completed tonight the first
leg of projected flights to Eur
The huge airliner was several
hundred miles the farther toward
their mutual preparatory destin
ation, Harbor Grace Newfound
land. The DO-x was at Dlldo,
Trinity Bay, Newfoundland, and
Miss Earhart at St. John, N. B.
The pilots' of both ships hope
to reach Harbor Grace tomorrow
to await favorable weather re
ports before starting the long and
dangerous flight across the At
lantic toward Europe. The Do-X
will head from Harbor Grace for
the Azores but Mrs. Putnam, the
first woman to. fly the Atlantie
and now seeking to be the first
to fly it alone,' will nose her plane
toward the east for a point she
has not announced.
The flight of Mrs. Putnam-is es
pecially Interesting to Salem peo
ple inasmuch as her husband.
George Palmer - Putnam, was at
one-time a resident of Salem,
serving as private secretary to
Governor Withycombe, Putnam
was also publisher of & dally pa
per at Bend, selling his Interests
there to Robert W. Sawyer when
Putnam was called east to assume
an ' executive position with the
publishing firm his relatives had
long owned. He married Miss Ear
hart two years ago."
to convince his questioner he was
niaing lor some omer reason Be
fore he was released from suspi
cion that he knew about the kid
naping. : . -
"I cant. give names and cases,
of course, but this Is the way it
"If a fellow was missing, word
was sent out through the grape
vine route that we wanted to talk
to him. Pretty soon one of his
friends would come in and say
that absolutely this fellow knew
"We would demand to hear that
from his own lips. So a meeting
place would be arranged in some
secret spot; We went to scores of
meetings like that. -
"The agreement was always
ntade that if anything went wrong
none of us would come away alive.
"Ton see what It meant. One
mob might have the mark on
man'He would be In hiding. We'd
go to the other mob and get In
touch with him. - But we would
never break confidence with '.any'
I guess we talked to a hundred
men like that who were hiding out
for on reason or another. And
all of them were willing to help
Some of them were taking their
lives in their hands to come out
Communist Hordes Deemed
About to Make' war oh
- Nanking Leaders
Missionaries Stationed at
Of new Outbreak r
SHANGHAI, May 19 (AP)
Chinese communist hordes ravag
ing wide areas in central China
endangered the safety of Amer
icans today and threatened the
Ranking government with Civil
Apprehension was acute among
CO Americans, most of them mis
sionaries, at Pengpn In northern
Anhwel province, where 20,000
communists had surrounded a
force of 7,000 Nanking troops.
Amoy dispatches said a com
munist army had occupied Shlh
ma, 12 miles from that city, and
had started seising river craft
with the Intention of attacking
Other communists, ravaging
villages ten miles north of Han
kow, were bombed by govern
ment airplanes. i
The government, experiencing
its greatest financial stringency,
has been unable to pay its armies.
Many soldiers were said in dis
patches to have deserted to the
communists to obtain a living by
Nanking feared civil war would
break out, owing to a reluctance
of the unpaid forces to fight and
the likelihood of further defec
tions to the outlaws.'
The outlaws near Pengpu
threatened to cut the Tientsin
Pukow railway south of there to
block the movement of govern
ment troop reinforcements, while
similar threat was made against
the Kinhan railway In the Han
TITLE FOB SCHOOL
Ballot title for the proposed
initiative measure providing for
consolidation of the state college
and university at Corvallis and
other changes In the higher edu
cation setup, was completed
Thursday by Attorney General I.
H. Van, Winkle and filed In the
secretary of state's office.
The short title appearing on
the ballot in case the petitions are
completed and the measure sub
mitted, will be "A bill moving.
consolidating and changing state
institutions of higher leaning."
The initiative measure is spon
sored by the Taxpayers Equaliza-J
tlon league of Oregon of which
Henry Zorn of Aurora Is presi
dent. It will require 17,888 sig
natures on the petitions, which
must be filed by July 7, to get
the measure on the November
In addition to consolidating the
college and university at Corval
lis, the measure proposed estab
lishing a teachers' college at Eu
gene, a law school at Salem, con
verting the normal schools at
Ashland and La Grande into Jun
ior colleges and abandoning the
normal scbool plant at Mon
Two affidavits of prejudice
were filed In the county elerk's
office here Thursday against
Judge L. H. McMahan by Robin
D. Day, Salem attorney, who now
has five affidavits of prejudice
against the Judge awaiting action
from the supreme court. Day
holds McMahan Is prejudiced
against him and therefore cannot
give him a fair trial. Day filed
three similar affidavits last week
on eases which he was bringing to
trial. The chief Justice of the
state supreme court is asked to
name another Judge to hear the
The cases in which Day asks a
new Judge are those of Monner,
as administrator, vs. Starker, and
Martinsen vs. Klst.
Is Pierced by
BANKS, Ore- May 19 (AP)
Loub Winter was painfully but
not seriously Injured today by a
splinter o,f wffod 12 feet long and
2 8-4 Inches wide which . pierced
his face. The wound extended
from the corner of his, mouth to
the base of bis left ear and 8
stitches were required to close It.
. Winter was working la a mill
producing broom handles 4 when
the accident happened. More than
three feet of the splinter pierced
his. face and It was necessary to
saw off the ends before he could
be taken to a doctor. . V: "
Hoover, With Name Lett off
Ballot, may Have Hard
Race With France
Steiwer's Senate Post Gets
Chief Attention; Prohi
Fight in Evidence
By LESLIE J. SMITH
PORTLAND. Ore., May 19
(AP) Ten pledged votes in the
national convention, the reward
for democratic victory in the Ore
gon presidential preference pri
mary, appeared assured to Gover
nor Franklin D. Roosevelt of New
York, on the eve of Friday's pri
mary balloting. But on the repub
lican side of the presidential con
test, "with 13 convention votes at
stake, there was considerable un
certainty. Republicans as well as demo
crats generally conceded Roose
velt's nomination over William H.
(Alfalfa BUI) Murray of Oklaho
ma, the other democrat on the bal
lot. It was assumed there would be
scattered write-ins for Alfred E.
Smith and for John Nance Garner
But few would predict the out
come of the Noting which saw Jo
seph Irwin France of Maryland
the only republican -presidential
eandldate on the ballot. A be
lated campaign to write in the
name of Herbert Hoover was de
pended upon by his backers to re
sult In a substantial plurality for
the president, but none could be
sure of the outcome.
Delegates Given no
Delegates to the two national
conventions in June, elected indi
vidually from throughout the
state, and pledged by the expres
sion of the electorate to support
the two nominees, will go to Chi
cago to vote their blocs without
personal discretion. These dele
gates are elected largely on the
basis of their prominence in the
state and on the strength of their
expressed preference for a can
didate. Regardless of the Individ
ual delegate's preference, how
ever, he must vote at the conven
tion as tbe party in Oregon nas
voted. Under the terms of an un
written law eaeb delegation must
support Its candidate until that
.(Turn to page 2, col. 1)
Damages of 910,000 are asked
by Frank Monner, administrator
of the estate of Frances Monner,
deceased, in a suit brought Thurs
day against J. A. Starker. The
latter Is allegedly at ' fault tor
careless driving of a car February
13. 1932, Miss Monner having
been fatally injured in an accident'
which' ocurred on South Commer
cial street, city, as Starker was
driving Into the city from the
Chicken Roost restaurant.
Monner claims Starker was
speeding and did not exercise dse
precaution in his driving. Miss
Monner was only 21 years of age
and had a normal expectancy of 42
years, plaintiff says. Starker'g ease
has already been examined by the
Marion county grand Jury.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore., May
1 9 ( AP ) Sheriff L L. Low has
received word from Chief of Po
lice W. C. LeFevre of Phoenix,
Ariz., that a man believed to be
John Meek, wanted for the mur
der of John' Ansel here Decem
ber 30, 1127, Is under arrest at
Phoenix. Sheriff Low has for
warded full Information necessary
John Meek. was a trapper and
homesteader In the Odessa ' dis
trict on upper Klamath lake. He
Is charred1 with murdering Ansel
and robbing Che Chambers gun
store. Ansel was an .employe of
the store and was killed trying to
prevent the robber. . .
If Elected; Bishop
; ATLANTIC CITY. N. May
19 ;(AP)--Tbe .general: confer
ence, of the Methodist Episcopal
church filled its two Episcopal va
cancies today by electing J. Ralph
Magee , of Seattle,: Wash.," and
Ralph S. Cushman .of Rochester,
N. Y to the board oX bishops.
Its Your Turn to Speak, Voters!
" These Men Solicit Your Ballots .:
. In Sfa te Primary Election Today
PRESIDENT: ' 1
. Republican: Joseph X. Fraflceu Mary
land. - V - . j -
Democrat ; Vrankna D. KooMveic
Nw York; W. H. Hurray. Oklahoma.
UNITED STATES SENATOR:
.Republican: Robert Gordon Dtmcaa,
Portland t Alfred K. Clark, Portland ;
Frederick Btetwer. Portland; Kenneth
Harlan. . Portland ; Robert N. Staa
Democrat: Marshall N. Dana. Mil
waukle; Elton Watklns. Portland;
Walter B. Gleeaon, Portland.
CONGRESS, FIRST DISTRICT:
Republican: Charles C Hulet, Al
bany ; Emmett Howard. Eugene ;
James W. Mott. Salem; W. C Haw
Democrat: Hanrey G. Starkweather,'
Milwaukle; William A. Delzell, Sa
lem. SECRETARY OF STATE:
Republican: Hal E. How, Oregtra
City; George A. Palmlter, Milwaukle.
Democrat: Ray H. Wlsecanrer, Mc-
Republican: Rufua C. Holm an. Port
land; Milton Scherplng. Portland.
Democrat: J. W. Maloney, Pendle
ton. ATTQUXEY GENERAL:
Ret Ven : T. H. Van Winkle, Sa
lem ; Vjl P- Bronaufch, Portland.
JUSTICE SUPREME COURT:
Position No. s: John W. McCulloch,
Portland ; James T. Brand. Marsh
field : Henry J. Bean. Pendleton; Rpy
R. Hewitt. Salem.
Position No. S: Loyal M. Graham,
Forest Grove; J. O. Bailey, Portland;
George M. Brown, Salem. -STATE
Republican: Charles K. Spauldlng,
STATE REPRESENTATIVE : (4
to be elected)
Republican: 8. A. Harris, Brooks;
W. C. Petti John. Salem; Mrs. Hannah
Martin. Salem ; Romeo G o u 1 e y,
Brooks ; Frank Davey, Slhrerton ;
Frank W. Settlemeler. Woodburn;
Ronald E. Jones, Brooks ; D. W. Pugti,
Salem J Carle Abrama, Salem ; Otto K.
Republican: Joe Williams, Liberty ;
John A. Gearln, Aurora: Charles A.
Ratcllff, Salem; O. D. Bowes, Salem.
Democrat: A. C. Burk, Salem.
Republican: Ben P. West, Salem;
O. A. Steelhammer, Silverton ; Lane
WEST SALEM, May 19 The
Polk county grade school de
clamatory contest was held to
night in the West Salem commun
ity church, with two divisions par
ticipating, the first division made
up of the -third and fourth grades
and the second of the seventh and
Contestants in division one
were: Clementina Folk of Brush
College, Carl Brown of Green
wood, Esther Schroeder of Salt
Creek, Danny Adams of West Sa
lem, Jeesie Jones of Independence,
Betty Wienert of Air He, Truman
Robbins of Pioneer and Hal Fox
of RIckreall. Winners of this di
vision were: first prize, Betty
Wienert of Alrlie; second prise,
Clemlntina Folk of Brush College
and third prize, Truman Robbins
Those entered In the second di
vision were Clara Mae Haller of
Monmouth, Paul Banta of Alrlie.
Florence Covflle of RIckreall.
Ruth ' McDonald Of New Grand
Ronde, Robert Armstrong of West
Salem, Mildred. Lange of Salt
Creek and Constance Chora of
Independence. First prise was
taken by Clara Mae Bailer of
Monmouth. second by Robert
Armstrong of West Salem, third
by Mildred Lange of Salt Creek.
Judges were-Miss Addle Mar
tin, Miss Laree Johnson, and Miss
Ethel Jackson, all Dallas school
teachers, which elty was not rep
resented In the contest.
A big attendance was noted
from all the localities repre
TIRE MAN IS KILLED
ARLINGTON. Wash.. May II
(AP) The explosion of a vulcan
ising unit In a tire repair shop
here today fatally injured Everett
Donahue, 24, an employe. He died
within a few minutes.
Farmer Takes Own Lite
With Neighbor's Shotgun
Overpowered 1 by despondency,
Wllllim Kleper, 43, farmer living
six miles west of Jefferson, com
mitted, suicide by shooting . him
self In the head with a shotgun
sometime yesterday ' afternoon.
Coroner Lloyd T. Rigdon report
ed here last night.
The .man was found on the floor
ot the C. A- Myers house, near
his own residence, with the top of
his head. blown oft. Myers made
the discovery when , he returned
home from Jefferson toward even
ing. . ' '. - -. - '; -.
-Incidents occurring Wednesday
night point " to - Kleper's - having
been contemplating . suicide at
that time, the coroner said.' That
night he; went to the nearby resi
dence of George Baker and asked
to borrow a gun. Baker said he
had no shells.- .
"AH I need I one, Baker told
Republican : William H. Triadla. Sa
lem : Allan Carson. Salem.
Republican i W. A. Heater. Sublim
ity; Ed A, Jory, Salem; H. K. . King.
SUvertoa: John H. Pertsr, SUverton;
Roy & Melson, Salem,
Republican: L. XL Barrlck, Salem;
L. T. Rigdon, Salem.
. Republican: Mildred Robertson
Brooks, Salem Heights; T. Howard
Republican : V. X Boyer, Salenv
Republican: B. B. Herrick, Salem.
Mrs Mary Fulkerson,
Republican: p. a. Dinger, Salem.
P. M. Gregory, Douglas McKay.
Mark Poulsen, H. R. Bosshard and
C. O. Rice and Howard M. Perry.
Two-year terms two to be elected:
F. G. Delano, F. U Odom and E. B.
Gabriel ; four-year terms, three to be
elected: 1. M. Doughton, Ed Rosteln,
William Gahisdort and Thomas , E.
Phil Elkert H. H. Vandevort and
C. I Parmenter.
Frank P: Marshall. Walter Fuhrer. I
C A Pagn. I
third ward: i
WT H. Dancy, Elmer A. Daue.
FOURTH WARD: 1
George w. Averett. W. D. Evans,
R. E. Boatwrisht. Adelbert a Hen-1
E. A Bradfleid. a E. Albln. I
Chris J. Kowits. Ralph H. fcu-1
ing, Carl B. Armpriest. Henry B. Mor-
Paul R. Hendricks, B. H. Kennedy.
. u. ieaTenworxn.
TO 110 CROPS
May has offered Willamette
valley Its first taste 01 reai spring
with a few days of "shirt sleeve
uu vuawwa w eaa aaa ,aat as U aaa aou-
eral it appears that the. spring
nas oeen wet ana coia.
tiowever wnen rain began to
I PROVES BOON
fall Thursday morning despite the state senator and four represen
plcnlcs it spoiled and the new tatives and since the democratle
spring cresses wmcn naa to stay
home mere was great rejoicing
on the part of farmers snd gar-
The few days of dry weather In
May had produced dry soil which
was retarding the growth and de-
velopment of fruit, grain and gar-
dens. With the rain of Thursday
and . Thursday night marked ad-
vancement of erons In garden,
tleld and orchard is anticipated,
and the dust encountered by
those preparing seed beds will be
missed with welcome.
Their Wives at
"n c,,ub,?.m71 lM
emenainea toeir udies with a
triple program. First was a ban
quet at the Gray Belle restaurant.
Tour of the Cherry City bakery,
under guidance of Arthur W.
Gardner, sales manager and club
member, followed. Last was a
theatre party at the Elslnore with
the Oakery the host.
The bakery, which the Lions
saw In full operation, is up to
date, "one of the most modern on
the coast, they, elassed It,
This meeting replaced the reg
ular noon luncheon.
the coroner Kleper had replied.
Kleper then was taken home by !
one of his brothers. Yesterday
morning when the brother got up
to go te work on a barn they were
onuding together. Kleper remain
ed la bed. Sometime that after
noon he went to the Myers home,
entering by the back door, and
obtained the shotgun.
The man had been drinking
heavily for several days, the cor
oner said. Also he had been griev
ing over family troubles. He was
divorced. . .
William Kleper la survived by
a daughter. La Verne, parents. Mn
and Mrs. Herman Kleper of Jef
ferson; a sister Rose Kleper of
Portland; and three brothers.
Herman, Frank and Arthur Klep
er, all living In the Jefferson vi
cinity. ;-. ; . , . - - r .. . -
,The body Is at the Howell fun
eral parlors, Jefferson. -.
r fin iiuoiitb IM1-"! I-
Legislature, Mayoralty an&-
Council Contests Hard ;
Fought and Close
Candidate Lists Unusually
Long; big Crowd out
Marion county roters, register
ed in greater numbers than In any
other period of the area's history.
will go to the polls today In a prl-
mary elecMon in which the closest
contests will be those of county or
Wit'-, no warmly contested
I races for presidential delegates
on and with the state eonteate
only mildly Interesting, voters to"
this county have witnessed in the
last month one of the hardest
scrambles for county and city of
fices seen in recent years. The
outcome in a number of brackets
is decidedly hazy.
D..mi(i. - e -
:"r"v .V. wlT?
precingia luruuguoui me county.
Z4 or which are in Salem, will De-
thrown open, and registered:
voters . may east their ballots at
-tt t v.
WUI lu mJorny os. pew-
einets, one handling the voting
during the day and another start
in if late in the morning or early t
the afternoon to do the counting.
Only registered voters may casta
ballot although persons who have
changed residence in the last 29
days and who have registered ha
proper manner may secure- a re
moval permit which entitles them
to vote in their new precinct.
Republican Ballot ,
Is Extensive One
On the republican ticket voter
will decide on presidential con
vention delegates, on the party's-
j UoQ preeIdent an1 upon pre-
dent electors. One national
tor and a congressman for tbe
first district will be elected. Tm.
I . . . - . .
gtate, a treasurer and an attes-
ney-general are to be nominated.
Marion Mnt. i. nnn,fn.t
ticket has no entries In these eon-
tests, nomination on the rennbli-
can ticket today will mean elee-v
I A district attorney Is to- bav--
nominated by the republicans and
foere again nomination will mean
election as the democrats have
no candidate In the field.
The county also 'is to nominate
almost a full ticket of county f-
tlclals Including sheriff, coanty
commissioner, recorder, use or.
clerk, treasurer, sehoel snperln-
tenaent, surveyor and coi
There is only one eandldate for .
the democratic nomination tor a
county office and he Is running '
Record Nnzaber Out
For Covnca Fleree '
The city race, a non-nartiaam
affair, sees a heavy list ot candi
dates placed before the voters for
eorder. a city treasurer aaV fear
water commissioners are to fee
elected. In adfltion eight alder
men are to be selected out of a
field of 21 candidates, the4argest
number of aspirants for election,
as eouncllmen the ity haa ever
Voters tn th 24 nrrfmHa (sv
salem must also decide oa two
charter amendments. The first
(Tarn to page 2, col. I)
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