The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, September 15, 1932, Page 1, Image 1

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Salem, Oregon, Thursday Morning1, September 15, 1932
No. 147
iTHW" n
Payment now 'Calamity' to
21 ,000,000 Families of
'Others he Avers
$2,300,000,000 Needed
But not at Hand; Sturdy
Position Taken
-Asaertlng immediate cash pay-j
ment of the bonus would be a "fa4
tal threat to the entire program)
ol recoyery," President Hoover toj
day Issued a lormai statement ae-.
daring he would oppose any
movement to that end wfth all
of the influence at his command.
The chief executive directed hli
statement squarely toward the
American Legion convention at
Portland, Ore., before which, he
noted, a resolution recommending
immediate payment Is pending. He
contended again and again that
such action at this time would im
peril economic rehabilitation.
"Let ns not forget," he said,
"that while we have lost much In
this depression, we still have much
more to lose. And our whole fuf
ture may be said to depend upon
'early recovery." ' J
Payment now, the president aq
serted, would require an appro
priation of approximately $2,300
000,000 for the benefit of a "pai!
ticular group" of 4.000.000 vet
erans and their families which
would constitute a "calamity" to
21,000,000 other families,
Recovery to be Set
I lack by Bonus Now
"No matter how or in what
form the payment to the veterans
is Imposed," he continued, "it will
come out of all these families, but
of more importance it will indef
initely set back any hope of re
covery for employment, agricul-
ture, or business and will impose
definite distress upon the whole
country. i I
"We owe justice and generosity I
to me men wao nave served under i
our flag. Our people have tried to I
discharge that obligation. Regular
expendltures on account of the I
veterans already constitute nearly
a billion a year or almost one-
fourth of our whole federal bud- I
get." I
Last year, the president jour
neyed to Detroit to oppose sue
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SEATTLE, Sept. 14.
With virtually all contests for
state and congressional posts re
moved from the doubtful column,
the smashing victory of Lieuten-
ant-Governor John A.
wounj i
over Governor Roland H. Hartley
for the republican gubernatorial
nomination and the increase in
the democratic vote today remain
ed as highlights in the Washing
ton primaries.
Gellatly's lead mounted steadily
as the vote was tabulated, returns
from 2026 precincts out of 2682
In the state giving him a margin
of 39,221 votes over the governor.
The vote was 93,394 for Gellatly
to 64,713 for Hartley, tl was Gov
ernor Hartley's fifth try for the
nomination and his third defeat.
He was successful Jn 1924 and
1928. Gellatly tried fdr the guber
natorial nomination once before.
In 1920. running fifth in a field
of seven.
Homer T. Bone, Tacoma attor
ney, won the democratic-senatorial
nomination with 76,764 votes. His
vote alone far exceeded the total
democratic ballot of 4531 cast
four years ago in the state. Sena
tor Wesley L. Jones won the re
publican senatorial nomination.
polling 91,651 votes in the incom
plete returns, to 58,988 cast for
Adam Beeler.
Clarence D. Martin was leading
tfce democratic gubernatorial pro
cession, with 63,769 votes to 43,-
802 cast for William H. Pember-
ton, the totals being based on re
turns from 2026 precincts.
Road Surveyor j
Killed as Auto
Smashes Pole
PORTLAND, Ors., Sept.' 14.
(AP) Floyd Michael, ; 28, 1 ot
Portland, a surveyor for the state superintendent. An Intensive two
highway commission- was killed day program at which numerous
and two. companions were serious- educational authorities will speak,
' ly Injured this morning ?- when is planned. Attendance at - insti-
their automobile crashed Into a
telephone pol on the Greeley cut-
off here, polite said. v 'r'--v.
The two Injured were ! Gus
, Sehlegger, 35, of Detroit, Mich.,
a Legionnaire, and Gerdner Bush
aell, 251 of Portland. Both were
reported . to-le suffering. Internal
Cigar Shot
Stunt Has
Bad Ending
George Risellng of Oregon City
was taken, seriously injured, to a
Salem hospital last night, as the
result of an accident in which he
was struck , by a bullet ricochet
ing from a backstop after leav
ing a gun in the hand of Lilly
Murphy, in an attempted trick
shooting exhibition, at an Jn de
pendence hopyard. Attendants at
the hospital late last night stated
that his condition was not imme
diately serious.
The shooting occurred when
Mrs. Murphy, an entertainer, at
tempted to shoot a cigar out of
her huBband's mouth. Risellng
was standing' too close to the
backstop and had been warned to
get back. As It was, the shot
struck him above the eye with
enough force taken out of it by
the rebound to save the injury
from being fatal. O "
The mishap was purely acci
dental, state police said.
Lilly Murphy and her husband,
Burt Murphy are residents of
Redding, California.
Wolf Creek Route put on for
Federal aid; South
Santiam is off
PORTLAND. Ore., Sept. 14.
fAP) A number of major feder
al aid highway projects previously
regarded as certainties for this
year, will be postponed as the re
jsult of . readjustment of the fed
leral aid highway map in Oregon
The readjustment was made at
a conference between w. n.
Lynch, engineer in charge of the
federal bureau of roads and state
highway commissioners Leslie M.
Scott of Portland, chairman;
Carle G. Washburne of Eugene
and E. B. Aldrlch of Pendleton
Favored projects upon which
work is now scheduled to start
immediately wun me 3,vuu.uuu
federal air allocated and advanced
to Oregon this year are the fol-
Wolf Creek, 4.1 miles.
Cannon Beach-Nehalem, 21.8
Pendleton-John Day, 81.S miles.
Vale-Burns, 121. a miles.
Willamette highway. 29 miles.
Beaverton-Forest Grove, 19
These roads will total $8,500,
000 in construction when complet
ed. Chairman Scott said. Of this
amount $6,760,000 will be spent
in western Oregon, where con
struction costs are heavier.
Chairman Scott said projects
"deferred for the present until
we find mileage and funds," in
clude a total nf 17K mlloa nn tha
i "
Sonth Santiam, Wilson river. Cold
springs north of Pendleton.
Klamath Falls-Weed. Forest
and Dolph
connection, and Foutth-Street ex-
tension in Portland
General Retains
Hold While Bomb
Threat is Made
SANTIAGO, Chile. Sept 14.
(AP) General Bartolme Blanche,
commander-in-chief of the army.
clung to the reins of government
in Chile tonight despite a threat
of Colonel Arturo Morino Menites
and his Chilean air force, to bomb
the presidential palace. -
The colonel and his pilots fled
the city today when General
Blanche announced he would re
tain the presidency with the sup
port of the army.
Troops were sent to El Bosoue
airport, where the fliers were re
ported barricaded, but the quarry
nad no wn away in the 70 air
planes they had stored there.
The Chilean fleet left Valpar
aiso harbor tonight supposedly to
avoid aerial bombardment, but
this could not be confirmed be
cause of the extreme confusion In
the capital.
500 Teachers
Ml N
Today , Annual Institute
Five hundred teachers from all1
.f h.!p.;eI!
touay- ior me annua usuihm
neia nnaer w auspices or airs.
I Mary L. Fulkerson, county school
1 tute Is compulsory for all teachers
j with contracts to teach In the
1 county In -1932-33.-The sessions
I open at 9:30 a. m. today at Sa-
jlem high school.
- 1 "Plans and Policies of the
I State Department, of Education"
I is .the. subject .of C. A. .Howard's
1 address which opens the session.
Republicans Have "Failed
Utterly" Candidate
Says at Topeka
6-Point Program Outlined;
Holds for Lower In
: terest Rates
Associated Press" Staff Writer
Kans., Sept. 14 (AP) Under a
biasing Kansas sun. Franklin D.
Roosevelt today outlined a pro
gram calling for "national plan
ning in ' agriculture" and declared
the republican administrations In
which President Hoover has par
ticipated have "failed utterly" in
farm relief.
The democratic presidential
nominee coupled with the pro
gram several emergency measures
and was applauded when he pro
posed that "the speculative activ
ities of the farm board must and
shall come to an end."
The crowd cheered enthusias
tically as he appeared on the plat
form and his address was fre
quently interrupted by applause
and shouts as he spoke slowly and
Trfrlff Methods of
Republicans Held "Frail"
Six points upon which he said
most of the "reasonable leaders"
of agriculture had agreed in their
efforts to "restore agriculture to
economic equality with other In
dustries within the United States"
were cheered by the crowd. He
said the "claim that the republi
can: discriminatory tariff meth
ods are a benefit to the farmer is
a CVnical anil nitllaaa fro ,iA"
that more republican tariff.
Busai oe expected rrom "the
present republican leadership."
. . I
jar. Koosevelt spoke from a
platform erected atop the steps of
the state capitol to a crowd esti
mated by national guardsmen at
more than 10,000 persons.
permanent steps in his pro
gram, he proposed:
Reorganization of the arrienl-
ture department to supply the ad'
mlnistratlve machinery needed to
build a program of national plan-
Formulation of a dafinit nnU I
icy looking to the planned use of
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VALLEJO. Cal.. Sent. 14.
(AP) Police along the Pacific
coast today were notified by local
authorities to keep watch for Mary
buzaoem tmricn, is, daughter of
we late commander Roy P. Km-
rich, U. 8. N who left home this
?lDr 1?Tln.?..,i not for her
mother saying "After one taste of
the road I want more.
Last May the girl ran away and
was found in Oregon a week later.
She said she had made her way
as a sign painter. The note to her
mother said: "I am more sorry
than you will think. After one
taste of the road I want more.
Please, don't send the cops after
me. Lovingly,xMee." Authorities
said she was wearing a red sweat
er and tan biking breeches when
she left.
saizaoetn Emncn was appre
hended by Salem juvenile authori
ties last May. When discovered.
she was traveling by automobile
with two men, one an itinerant
sign painter.
LONDON, Sept. 14. (AP)
King George today approved the
appointment of Admiral Sir David
Murray Anderson as governor and
commander-in-chief of Newfound
land in succession to Sir John
Mlddleton, who resigned this sum
mer. !
Meet Here
The state superintendent's mes-
sage will come after a musical
program arranged by Lena Bene
Tartar. Salem U school ln
struetor. The remainder of the
morning program will be given
over to departmental work.
. Dr. H., R;. Laslett, director , of
Supervised- teaching at Oregon
Stats college, speaks at 1:50 p. m.
on "Some Uses' and Abuses of
i-TeBts. He will speak again at the
Friday morning session.
The Marion County division ox
the Oregon -State Teachers' asso
elation! meets 'Friday, afternoon. . Herbie White of Butte Falls
H.-E.: Tools., president,: will pre- knocked out Jimmy Lewis ot Spo
side at the annual election of of- kane. also in the third round of:
flcen. i , ' . .ja.!a.i
Fourth Attempt Brings
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Drum corps of Capital Poet Xo. 9,
Multnomah field. The personnel: Back row, left to right: Gus B orgy, Frank Whltiemore, assistant manager; R. D. Barton, Georg
Chapman, H. E. Shade, Dr. W. W. Looney and Roy Smith. Middle row: S. B. McDonald, Hadden Bond, William McRae, Ralph Mason,
Henry Ahrens, Tom Hill, manager; Frank Strausbaugh and H. R. "Rofe" White. Front row: Dr. C. W. Davis, Ralph Baldwin, quarter
master; Paul Hand, James Flood, M. Clifford Moynihan, Chares W hlttemore, drum major; Rudy Schulta, music instructor; Harry Gustaf.
son and Curtis Johnson. Not in picture: L. A. Hamilton, Lyle Hen derson, Ray DcGulre, Gustavo Erikson, B. O. Klecker and Russell
UOroinV MllleTie.
Life of Paul Bern
Is Identified
The body of a woman found in
Sacramento river slough near
Walnut Grove today was definite
ly identified here tonight as that
of Dorothy Millette. mystery worn-
n ' th llfft of paul Bern, film
producer, it was announced by
Coroner James Garlick.
Th rnrnnr aald Identification
was made certain through com-
j parison of clothing on the body
with that found in Miss Millette's
stateroom on the river steamer
Delta King from which she dis
appeared last Tuesday.
Bern shot and killed himself in
the Beverly Hills gift-home to his
bride of two mtmths, Jean Har
low, the day before Miss Millette
A jacket found in the stateroom
was of the "same peculiarly loose
woven material as the dress on the
body," Coroner Garlick said.
Japanese Fisherman
Finds Body
Underclothing cm the body bore
l.K.l III u.ln C.ftU On 1 1
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further evidence in support of the
Identification as Miss Millette was
known to have made purchases at
the Magnln store in San Francisco
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(AP) Illness resulting from sor-
row 0Ter tn eh H 7,fe f
year ago ended the life today of
Charles Hutchinson Gabriel, 78.1
composer of more than 8000
hymns- many of which are fa
miliar to millions of church-goers.
The aged composer, descendant
of a famous generation of Sun-
day school hymn writers, died at
the home of his son, C. H. Ga-
briel, Jr., where he had lived for
several years since leaving his
home In. Chicago.
From his talented pen came
such hymns as "Since Jesus Came
iinio My Mean," "ungnien tne
Corner Where You Are." "The
Glory Son." "There is Glory in
My Soul," "That Will be Glory
For Me." "Higher Ground," til
He is so Precious to Me." Many
of the famous revival- sours of
Billy Sunday, the evangelist, were
I written by him
Falls Punther
Kay oed, Mexico
- MEDFORD, Ore., Sept, 14.
(AP) Jack Gibba ot Kansas City
(knocked out Jack Crim of Klam-
ath Falls In the third round of a
scheduled six-round matcn nere ,
- 1 tonight. - -
their scheduled six-round go.
.t ., r' f- v. "". V-"' vVlJ'- . .
w v.
American Legion which last nig ht
Committee Agrees to
Quick Bonus Payment
Legion Convention Splits on Many Questions;
Votes for dry law Submission by Congress;
Commandership Contest is Growing
PORTLAND, Ore., Sept 14
on three of the moat of the
the national convention and
choice of national commander, 1289 delegates to the Ameri
can legion assembly today left the auditorium without hav
ing had a chance to express their feeling on the bonus, evic-
Frosh Conference Starts
Today; old Classmen
Register Monday
More than 200 freshmen, eager
to be matriculated in Willamette
university, are expected to enroll
with the school recorder by 11
a. m. today to start the two-day
freshman conference which is an
annual preliminary to school open
The two-day introduction pro-
Pm 8tIng mf,rn,n 71"
followed by registration Saturday
and Monday, when the sopho
mores and upper-classmen meet
to register, the freshmen will
have concluded their preliminary
work. ,
Freshman Program
Is Busy One
The program for the two-day
conference follows:
Thursday, September 15
Enroll with recorder before 11
o'clock; 11:15 announcements,
greetings, chapel; 1:30, general
aptitude test. Eaton Hall; 2:45,
Enrlinh ImL Vtnn Hall. '3ft.
.,im of th rnrrlenliim. eT)
Dean Erickson- 7;30. "The Rntrit
of Willamette chapel. President
Don ey
Friday, September Id
9:00, mathematics test, Eaton
Hall; 9:50, meeting with Dean
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I Jji "i T7'-j.
To Register as a
Communist Here
Frank M. Cox. aroentr who
hires on route 3, Salem, is the
firgt communist to reriater his
TOte in this eonntv. He listed his
hmnt resterdav with the eonntv
Ulerk. nx mid ti heHan in th
I nii.ini Anmmn.f3M
n0ped In time to see them adopt-
ed In this country.
Fire Destroys
-Homes ol 300
SPRAGUE, Ont, Sept 14
(AP) Three hundred persons
were left homeless by fire which
leveled most of this town today
after destroying 7.000,600 feet ot
lumber In the yards of tht J. J.
McFadden Lumber ' company.
Damage' was estimated at SSO0,-
000 by McFadden. , -
Coveted Honor
carried away the national championship In the finals competition.
(AP) Broken into factions
controversial matters before
far from agreement on the
-Ot'on of the bonus marchers or
Early adjournment was taken
after the chairman of the legis
lative committee announced his
group was not yet prepared to
submit its findings to the conven
tion. All these disputed Ques
tions will be taken up tomorrow.
It was known, however, that
this committee had agreed to sub
mit a resolution calling for full
and immediate cash payment of
the bonus. Prohibition was re
ported to the resolutions commit
tee with a unanimous recommen
dation for repeal of national dry
laws and submission by congress
of an ensbling resolution repeal
ing the eighteenth amendment.
Resolutions approved by the
convention today denounced can
cellation of European war debts,
opposed adherence to the world
court, condemned vigorously any
move to grant official recognition
of the Russian government and
opposed legislation admitting all-
ens to citixensnip without re
quirement- of an oath to bear
arms in defense of the nation. -
A larger army and navy was
urged and special attention to ju
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Cohen Obtains
DENVER. Colo.. Sept. 14
(AP) Mickey Cohen, Denver
lightweight won a ten round
fight from Eddie Mack tonight,
and thereby took revenge tor
defeat he . suffered from Mack
four years ago.
The decision gave Cohen the
lightweight championship of Col
orado as recognised by the Col
orado association. Both judges
voted for Cohen, a vote which
was not popular with the crowd,
Giesy-rSchwab Trial Going
To Jury Today, Judge Says
Telling the jury that Dr. B. F.
Giesy and Zeno Schwab "gambled
and the day of reckoning came,
Barnett Goldstein last night eon
eluded the state's ease against
the Aurora pair charged with
making illegal loans. Judge Fred
Wilson later announced he ex
pected to see the ease go to the
jury by 4 o'clock this afternoon.
Testimony ot Dr. B. F. Giesy,
co-defendant with Zeno Schwab,
marked the highlight of the morn
ing session in which the defense
closed Its ease. Giesy repeatedly
said he was Jointly responsible
with Schwab for making loans
and that no major matters of con
sequence were determined -without
the Joint .consent of the two
men. ,- . . ff- - -
.Asked 7 Goldstein If he knew
to Salem
Plane "American Nurse" is
More Than 40 Hours
Out of New York
ROME. Sept. 15. (Thursday)
(AP) Apprehension grew at
Ciamplno airport today as dawn
approached without recent word
ot the trans-Atlantic plane Ameri
can Nurse, which left New York
bound for Rome Tuesday morn
ing. - More than 40 hours had
elapsed since the start of the
At 4:1 a. m. today (10:14
p. m., Wednesday. Eastern stand
ard Time) the plane bad been out
exactly 40 hours.
The last authentic reports of
her were made by the liner France
at 4:50 p. m., Greenwich time, or
more than 10 hours before. At
that time the plane had traveled
2800 miles at a speed of a uttle
less than 100 miles an hour.
Some authorities felt she could
lsst 43 hours before her gas gave
out, but others placed the limit at
40 hours.
PORTLAND. Ore.. Sept. 14.
(AP) Belief that Howard Fran
cis O'Conner, of Brooklyn, isew
York, had been murdered and his
body hidden in the woods along
the Columbia river highway east
of Bridal Veil was expressed to-
dsv bv deputy sheriffs.
The body was found 15 feet oft
the highway Sunday. It was had
lv decomposed but today a cor
oner's deputy found in a pocket
of the man's clothing a receipt
stub issued at the east entrance
of ' Yellowstone park last August
22. Park authorities Informed the
sheriffs office here the receipts
were issued to O'Conner.
Sheriffs officers said they be
lieved the man had been murder
ed by hitch-hikers whose motive
waa robbery. A .32 caliber bullet
was found in the man s baca.
the IC0OO legal limit had been
exceeded, Giesy admitted ho did
but declared, that at bo' time did
the direct loans of the bank to the
loan concern exceed that amount.
Ho said he understood the "Indi
rect loans' made on. notes ot the
mortgage loan company secured
by land were a different typo of
Giesy said ho had had previous
bank experience being connected
with Institutions at Pasco and D
waco. Wash., and at Monitor.
-r Ho said Schwsb handled an the
details of running the bank and
sold most of the botes ot the Wil
lamette Valley Mortgage Loan
Many of Goldstein's Questions
In cross-examination were framed
to show a Joint responsibility 0
Olosy with Schwa. v.v
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Crowd Applauds Corps Each
Turn of Drill; Pasadena
Second, Rainier Noble of
Seattle, Third
Whittemore Wins National
Drum Major Prize With
23 Leaders Competing;
Corps Wins $1000
PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 14
(AP) The Salem. Ore., drum
corps tonight won first place In
the annual American Legiea
drum and bugle contests in Mult
nomah stadium. South Pasadeni,
Cal., was second, and Rainier No
ble of Seattle, third.
Salem, three times runnerap !a
the national Legion competition,
likewise was awarded the trophy
for best drum major in tbe
20.000 Witness
Colorful Event
A crowd estimated by Leg!on
officials at 20,000 witnessed what
many consider the most colorfnl
event of the convention's activi
ties. Interest was great enough
to keep virtually all the crowd oa
hand untU the final roll ot the
arums, uough the contest cov
ered more than five hours.
Others of the 12 drum corps
in the final competition finished
in the order named:
Monterey. CaL; Birmingham,
Ala.; Bend. Ore.; Saa Jose, CaL;
Boise. Idaho; La Grande, Ore.;
Yakima. Wash.; Corvallls. Owl.
and Spokane. Wash.
From the start of the final
competition last night, the crowd
in the Multnomah stadium was
boosting for the Salem dm at
eorps. J. T. Delaney. vice ta-
mander ot Capital post No. 9.
American Legion, informed Ta
Statesman by telephone early tale
morning. Applause was spontan
eous, came at every turn of taw
eorps precise drilling.
Losers Congratulate ,
Before Aaae-Mcemetit -
The drills and playing of th
Salem buglers and drummers
were flawless, Delaney said, and
they performed "the most beau
tifully ever.
When Salem's victory waa an
nounced, the stands went wild.
Before the Monterey, Cal.. eerps
went on the field, the last con
testant, the Pasadena and Seattle
members were congratulating the
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Winds Trouble
Millikan's Ray
Observing Test
ELLENDALE. N. D., Sept. 14
(AP) Trouble today befeU
Dr. R. A. MUlikan. physicist mak
ing cosmic ray observations.
Strong winds lashed three bal
loons so fiercely that one escaped
into the air without recording in
strument and the other two were
to ascend without occupants.
Dr. Millikan hoped to send sp
at least one before leaving to
morrow. He announced he woold
go to Colorado Springs, Colo.. In
stead of to Spokane, Wash,, as
planned previously. At Colorado.
Springs he expects to use am sir-'
Dr. Millikan came here yester
day from Winnipeg.
$15000 in County
Bonis Not Yet ra
For Last Payment
Oowaty Treasmrer Drager
tin has approximately S1SV
OOO be wants to pay hold
ers ot Marion county boads
called for payment July 18
but ao- yet not tuned In,
Occasionally f IOOO bond
comeu ta for payment bus
the bondholders seen te aw
hurry for their snoaey.
laughed Drager yesterday.
- The bonds yet . unpaid
mark the last of mm tsswo of
$830,000 Issued for roads bs
1021 and entirely takes am
by county funds made avail
able ta the following years.
The final S4U.OOO were
made railed i tor payment
July 15. A
. Marioa county has - a
bonded debt. Interest oa tU
-boads ceased as of July 13