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Salem, Oregon, Tuesday Morning, October 11, 1932
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Apology Patches up Peace
Temporarily but More
Troops Sent out
Paraguay Claims Capture
Of Forts From Bolivia
And Rout of Army
GUAYAQUIL. Ecuador, Oet. 10
, -(AP) The government an
' Bounced v tonight It was taking
steps to send a battalion of troops
to retnforee the garrison along
the PerDTian-Ecuadorean frontier
after a battle near the town of
The difficulty was temporarily
adjusted, a correspondent of El
Teiegrafo reported, when a pre
fect of the Peruvian civil, guard
apologized to the Ecuadoran gov
ernor of Machala.
v The El Teiegrafo correspondent
sail he could not determine the
origin of the difficulty. He said
Ecuadoran guards told him they
were' fired on by farmers of Per
uvian extraction while on an in
spection tour within' the Ecua-
dorean frontier. The guards said
they repelled the attack.
The incident acquired interna
tional caliber a few hours later
when the Peruvian civil guard and
Ecuadorean guards dashed near
Huaqulllas. The Ec'uadoreans re
treated until they reached the
quarters of a detachment of 60
Ecuadorean police where a battle
; was fought.
Forest Fires Worst Ever in Oregon EHSfMTf RANKS
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Samuel Insult Held
After Long Pur suit;
Formal Demand Made; Financier Says Charge
Inspired by Enemies; Won't say if
He'll Return Voluntarily
ASUNCION, Paraguay, Oct. 10
(AP) The Paraguayan army
command announced capture of
two forts from Bolivia in the dis
puted Gran Chaco region today
and "annihilation" of a Bolivian
force near Yukra.
The Bolivians were reported
fleeing toward Fort Arce after
abandoning Fort Raimirez. about
ten miles southeast of Fort Bo
queron. Fort Corrales, taken from
the Paraguayans last August, was
iaid to have been recaptured.
Boqueron, also a former Para
guayan fort, was recently , recap
tured, aftr a three weeks siege.
LA PAZ, Bolivia, Oct. 10
(AP) An army bulletin said to
day that four Bolivians and at
least IS Paraguayans were killed
hi skirmishes in the Gran Chaco
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Mrs. Carson to Remain on
Payroll, Business Head
'" USII ha CmnlAvarl
tonikht asked the Athens police to hold Samuel Insull
I Some Associated Directors for extradition to United States to face indictments for em-
Tft RocJrtn- Uomioi ie bezzlement and larceny in the collapse of several bisr power
The staticftrstaf f prepared the best room in the place for
-Othe financier and he had the ac
commodation of an adjoining
bath. He was offered a meal in his
quarters, but accepted only a
sandwich and a glass of soda wa
ter, thanking the officers heartily
for their attentions.'
This whole affair is a result of
a thirst for vengeance en the part
of my enemies," Insull told ln-
AII off, Indicated
Turning on Its board of trus
tees, the Associated Charities gen
eral hoard last night passed a res
olution for retention of Mrs. Mae
Carson and appointment of a busi
ness manager in a wrangling
three-hour session at the chamber
of commerce. Four of the five
trustees had mailed a letter dated
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Oregon experienced the worst forest fires in histor y.when flames spread over a score of large sections.
destroying farms and small settlements. The to p picture snows a fire train on the Soutnern I'aciric
line between Portland and Tillamook, trying to break through to the stricken hamlet of Cochran.
Below are refugees who fled the fire near Mount aindale, saying what they could In farm wagons.
SCOUT COUNCIL HAS
PLANS FOB W!lfTEH
Merit Badge Exposition is
One Idea; National "10
Year Plan" Adopted
Not more than IS per cent of
the stockholders of Central Pub
lic Service corporation have tum
ped in their stock and consented
f to the reorganization plan recent
" " ly made public, the state corpor
ation department said yesterday.
Meanwhile . information reach
ing the department says that a
Chicago bank has in its safe
keeping under a collateral agree
ment, all the Northwest Public
Meeting for the first time this
fall, the executive board of Cas
cade area, boy scouts, at the
chamber of commerce last night,
took steps to cat tiown expenses
and planned new activities for the
winter months. President J. T. De
laney appointed as a nominating
committee, A. S. Jensen, of Mon
mouth, A. C. Haag, Judge H. H.
Belt, Claire Jarvis, of Silverton.
and J. Clyde Gibbs of Dallas.
To cut expenses, the board or
dered that hereafter badges
awarded at the honor courts
should be purchased either by te
various troop committees, by the
troop sponsors or by the boys
themselves. During the past eight
months, the board has spent
around 9100 for this item alone.
President Delaney was Instruct
ed to appoint a committee to plan
for a merit badge exposition to be
put on at Salem armory. This ex
position will consist of booths In
which scouts would demonstrate
as many as possible of the more
than 80 merit badge arts, crafts
and fields of knowledge.
(Turn to page 2, col. 1)
With Air Gun
KLAMATH FALLS. Ore., Oct.
10. (AP) Two Salem young
sters, George Barham and Edgar
Teste, both 12, were enjoying a
good sleep at tne county, jail nere
tonight Police said they ran away
from home Saturday.
At Crescent Lake they were
told to "look BP Lloyd Low at
Klamath Falls." They lost the ad
dress and never learned that Low
is the sheriff.
The lads were picked up by
state police near Keno where they
were enjoying roast duck, having
shot the fowl with an air gun. Au
thorities here said they expected
the parents of the boys will be
mem, an ine worm west ruDiici fj j t
Service corporation's stock ttzA-TGW tllTGu. tOT
ea ior u. p. s. stoca- by Oregon
investors. - The -department's ad
vice is that the stock was ten
dered the bank in good: faith as
added security for a bond Issue
and cannot be released, even
though .charges of fraud in its
transfer were proved.
. Utilities Commissioner Thom
as is in Portland this week, con
tinuing his' hearing .of the man
ner in which Central Public Ser
vice stock was sold in this state.
The hearing will not be conclud-
Immediate financial problems Twenty-ejght other perioni
of the Portland General Electric were placed yesterday, wlonsly
eomtianv tra ULlrt tn inrliiilA a ai sales, common ana aai.ieu -
Work on Aurora
The first large, crew of laborers
for the Aurora highway widening
project were hired through the TJ.
T. M. C. A. Employment bureaw
here yesterday. The 21 men, all
living in the vicinity of the Jod,
will work five hours a day, six
days a week. Nearly 1800 men
are registered for the road work.
$7,500,000 note issue due Janu
' ary 1, 1933. No arrangements
for payment or refinancing of
-the issue have been' announced.
bor, farm and housework.
ued as of October 1.
Mrs. Carson will be retained on
salary and "giro of her services
where they will best fit In," Rev.
P. W. Erlksen, secretary, explain
ed following last night's meeting.
The woman, who has managed the
cnanues ior several years, naa
continued her work despite the
letter from the trustees.
- As to the foundation of the
heated discussion last night, the
directors refused to comment.
Mayor P. M. Gregory, a director,
left the meeting early and was
followed later by J. C. Perry.
If the resolution holds, the
talked -of merger with Community
Service is virtually out of consid
eration. It is understood. Several
,of the directors are known to be
contemplating resignation, follow
ing In the steps of George Ar
buckle and Ed Rostein, whose
withdrawals were announced some
time after they were submitted to
Friction developing last winter
between the Charities and Com
In12 Hours; Damage to
Property is Great
BRAWLEY. CaL. Oct. 10.
(AP) Imperial valley, ordln
arily a dry desert sink made fer
tile by irrigation, lay paralysed to- tradition action. But he left Paris
added, but refused to say whether
he was prepared to return to the
United States voluntarily or fight
Previously the United States
had attempted to bring about the
detention of Mr. Insull in France
for the purpose of starting an ex
night from the greatest rain
storm In its history.
In 12 hours, ending at 5:30
p. m., the weather bureau measur
ed 2:31 Inches of raid, more pre
cipitation than is received usually
In an entire season.
Torrents of water, pouring
down bare mountainsides, had
washed out highways, bridges,
raiload tracks, flooded many
ranches, cities and villages, left
hundreds of motorists stranded on
the desert wastes, Inundated a
number of farms and seriously
damaged crops. Several cities
were without gas, light or power,
All rural mail deliveries were
suspended, school closed lndefin
ltely and In some places the water
too quickly for the American an
thorities to act He went td Italy
and there the story was repeated
Twenty-four hours after he had
departed for Athens the embassy
at Rome received a cabled request
for his arrest,
GROUP TO TIN
Will go Into Circuit Ccart
With Mandamus Effort
" . To Force Election
Higher Tribunal Refuses to
Take Jurisdiction; two
: Officers Involved
Oem DtAmninA Pmioarl lM I , li.i. v.. I Hei
ouu ui riuiuaiiic uauacu uj imunuj oemce. wmtu u """ lay so deep on the desert that
Low Water; Hunting to
Be Good, Reported
In Intensity this fall, has resulted
In winter plans for a charity fund
financial drive hanging Tire. Pos
sibilities are that certain directors
of the Charities will resign and go
over to Community Service, leav
ing the supporters of Mrs. Carson
Parents of the two lads report
ed them missing Friday, city po
lice said last night. Full descrip
tions were given the officers but
not made trabllc. George is the son
of Jess Barham. 1010 North 18th
street, and Edgar the son of Mrs.
Cora Teeke, 1090 norm ism
PORTLAND. Ore.. Oct 10
(AP) A large number of wild
ducks have perished In the Mai- te carry on for themselves.
near iaae marsa region ima year
from a disease so new that it
has not yet been named, Dr. L. E.
Hibbard of Burns, a member of
the state game commission, re
ported here today at the commis
The disease. Dr. Hibbard said,
appears similar to ptomaine
poisoning. It is prevalent on
lakes and marshes during low-
water periods, and is believed
caused by decaying vegetation
subjected to chemical action by
- A similar malady has resulted
in the death of thousands of birds
PRESIDENT OF B1IIK :
CHICAGO, Oct. 10 (AP)
Norman B. Collins, president or
two Chicago banks who was kid
naped with his wife this morning
In suburban Wllmette, was releas
ed 12 hours later unharmed and
on Klamath lake. Commissioner he said, without the payment of
J. C. Vandevert of Bend said ransom
Judge Refuses to
Grant New Trial
The banker was freed at an Is
olated Intersection on the far
northwest side with instructions
to go by streetcar to a certain
north side drug store before tele
phoning his family. His wife pre
viously was released ana oraerea
that despite the disease there are
large numbers of birds at both
Malheur and Klamath lakes, and
he predicted hunting would be
unusually good this fall.
Dr. I. E. Vlning. of Ashland, a
member of the commission, ask-
. If f ea mac me opening aaie, ucio-iio ooiain ,vvv rmsum iui ku-
ti nr H rank Heller ber le. be riven wide nublicity lins. She notified officials instead.
as Dener prevails mat u opens a Alexander jamio, onu ui w
day sooner. "Secret Six," accompanied Mrs.
Resolutions creating two game Collins and a family friend to the
refuges were adopted by the store, but declined to comment
commission. One, of ,2050 acres,"
will be west of Woodburn, the
315 acres, will be on
Improvised boats were used for
transportation. Mills. Shops news
papers and other Industrial plants
dependent upon electric power for
operation, were dark.
The valley was cut off from
all aerial transportation because
landing fields were turned into
virtual lakes. By rerouting, rail
road systems were able to provide
transportation and buses were op
erating over long detours. For
time all' telephone service was at
standstill, but it was repaired
late in the day.
Power to the valley was crippl
ed when bolts of lightning ore
aown lines. Emergency crews
were at work, expecting to restore
electrical service some time to
A survey disclosed bridges out
and culverts torn awa. Railroad
men said that it mlrht tak 10
days' to clear the tracks between
Tnma and Niland and the track
washed out near Tortuga early
Sunday, resulting In the partial
derailment of the Golden State
limited, of the Southern Pacific
lines, was still being rebuilt
Employes of Central Public
Service not Discharged
For Failure, Claims
Balked yesterday In an effort
secure supreme court wrtta f
mandamus to put the water repeat
measure on- the ballot attorney
for the petitioners were planaiac 7
last night to go Into circuit ect
here today to secure. If poealbte.
a writ of mandamus there wmieh
would compel U. G. Boyer, eoaaty
clerk, to put the repeal measure
on the November 8 ballot
Applications for writs of ma-
damns were made yesterday mora
lng to the supreme court by Ana
nat-Huckesteln, president of the
taxpayers committee seeking tfeo
repeal, and by T. M. Hicks.
member of the committee. Th
court was asked to grant the writs
against Mark Poulsen. city re
corder, and U. G. Boyer, county
The court. In refusing to tak
original Jurisdiction in the mat
ter. Indicated to counsel for the
petitioners that they must first de
cide whether they ar going to
mandamus Poulsen or Boyer feet
Are Filed tn Time
Walter E. Keyes and John H.
Carson, representing the petttieE
ers. set out to the court that tt
repeal petitions had been filed in
ample time to meet the city's ordt
dance which provides such meas
ures must be filed 30 days or more,
Meanwhile County Clerk Boyer
has sent out notices of the forth
coming election as la required -by
law and nothing was said about
the proposed city water amend
ment repeat If the courts shoaU
now hold he must put the water
repeal measure on the ballet
there exists no legal way to aie
the electorate due notice. Oa rb
other hand the city cannot call .
special election except by ceuoett
COOK SCHOOL TO
A new trial for Frank Keller,
Jr., was denied Monday at Dallas
by Circuit Judge Artie G. Walker.
Keller, out on $3000, Is under
Sentence to five years in the state other.
questioning of the
penitentiary. He has filed a mo
tion with the state supreme court
to have the trial held this spring
in Dallas where - he waa found
guilty, set aside. Keller has until
November 15 to complete his ap
peal. Barnett; H. Goldstein, special
prosecutor for the state, appear
ed . before . Judge Walker to op
pose the motion. . ' :
Keller is reported to be busy
in Portland, conducting a "better
business bureau," designed to
safeguard prospective Investors.
in Clackamas coun-
ARE FORCED DOWN
Police, however, theoraed the
kidnapers were amateurs and had
freed their victim and fled In fear
that their hiding place had be
Mrs. Collins was released with
in a few minutes after she and
her husband were seised while
she was driving him to a railroad
station. The trio of kidnapers she
said, first demanded $100,000
ransom but reduced the amount
II. S. JOBS, CLAIMED
Offer Fails to
BOISE. Idaho, Oct 10 (AP)
The Boise school board tonight
turned down a proposal of six se
cret high school clubs to resume
activity under supervision.
The board demanded at the
opening of school this fall that all
high school students sign a pledge
not to Join a club and If they al
ready were members to resign
Aurora Resident Drowns
Blaze Fought With Mift ,
Justice Dealt Swiftly
Lad Tried for Murder
SLIPS FROM SEAWALL'
PORTLAND- Ore.. Oct. !
(AP) Mark N. Plerson, 22, ot
Aurora, Ore., slipped from the
seawall while he was watching
fish come up for food, and drown
ed In the Willamette river here
today. " -' -
Harbor police recovered the
body 20 minutes later, but efforts
i at resuscitation failed. Police said
from such clubs. The club mem
bers objected and a hearing was I the youth's mother told them she
granted recently, followed by the I had just turned to go to the car.
decision tonight ' I parked along the seawall, when
the heard her son fail.
WHEN WATER GIVES OCT
NEWBERG, Ore Oct 10
(AP) Milk was nsed today In a
battle against tire that destroyed
Fred Schick's home la the Fern-
wood-section near here.
After Newberg fire department
equipment had ' pumped Schick's
d the loss of her rteht eve to-1 well dry. several cant of milk-
day when an electric current I were brought up and used to save
traveled down her arm to her I the barn and outbuildings.
Vn nnerar waa standine an v v UBJtrjKX liuw
t wet floor -and received the I TILLAMOOK,. ore., Oct. it
ihock when she reached to turn i (AP) Police said that two men
off the ? electric washing ? ma- giving their names as Dick Law,
shine, police said they were told; 125, and Frank-Brumbaugh, 21,
Eye Injured by
I KLAMATH FALLS, Ore, Oct
10 (AP) ' Police here' said
they were Informed that Mrs. O.
O. Guernsey of Chlloquin sutfer-
were arrested today at the Brigh
ton postotflce after, arranging
their tools in what police de
scribed as an attempt to crack the
The two men had emptied the
till ot the W. A. Rowe store; and
were in , front of the postofflce
safe when arrested, police said.
Circuit Judge Bagley this arter
noon sentenced them to serve not
to exceed two years each In the
state penitentiary; 'j
, CLAIMS SELF DEFENSE
1 MEDFORD, Ore., Oct It
(AP) The ease ot Racine Welt
er, 21, Klamath Indian on trial In
federal court here on a charge of
second degree murder in connec
tion with the slaying of his fath
er, Sylvester Welser, August 4, is
expected to be in the hands ot the
Jury by tomorrow noon, attorneys
indicated today. ,
- Weiser, through his counsel, ad'
SAN DIEGO. Cat; Oct. 10.
(AP) Five planes of the VS
15M squadron, .attached to -the
TJ. S. S. Lexington, scouting force
airplane carrier 4 were forced down
at sea early tonight off San Cle-
mente Island. Naval officials here
said four of them were recovered,
but one with two men aboard was
still missing' at 11 o'elock.
Three airplane carriers, the
Lexington, Saratoga and Langley,
and half a doxen destroyers were
searching the murky waters, play-
HUNTINGTON BEACH. CaL,
Oct 10. (AP) Oil overflowing
ing. searchlights through the mists from a tank trickled onto a gas
Declaring that brokers are get
ting too large a store of federal
funds In contracts for government
construction, members of Salem
chapter, Oregon Building con
gress, last night at the chamber of
commerce voted to Investigate the
matter and seek out some reme
dial program. Plans will be de
veloped at a later meeting.
Serlons abuses have arisen.
to $5,000 when "Collins said that they said, through certain firms.
was the maximum he could pay. I consisting solely of a legal and an
estimating department, underbid
ding local contractors on federal
work, then subletting the Jobs at
very small sums which forced the
subcontractor to take but little
profit himself and to cat wages
The benefits ot the federal pro
jects, supposedly undertaken to
give relief to local workers ana
business, are thus frustrated, it
DIE FIELD ABLAZE;
PORTLAND, Oct 10. (AP)
Charges tha pressure was brought
to bear on employes of the Pacific
Northwest Public Service com
pany to buy and tell Central Pub
lie Service corporation stock, were
Investigated here today when
State public Utilities Commission
er Charles M. Thomas continued
his hearing into the financial re
lations ot the Portland utility with
its Chicago parent organisation.
E. G. Jarvis. former head of the
Investment department of the Pa
cific Northwest Public Service
company, answering questions di
rected by Commissioner Thomas,
insisted that although men or the
company had been urged to buy
and sell the stock they had not
been coerced, and that none was
discharged for failure to sell
"There was no direct statement
that a man would lose his Job, but
that was the Inference, wasn't it
if he didn't produce?" Commis
sioner Thomas asked.
"Some employes probably were
afraid that It they could net make
a satisfactory showing It might
reflect on their employment." Jar
The commissioner produced a
memorandum signed by Fred
Cooper, city transportation mana
ger for the utility, reading that
whenever a piatlorm man "gets in
bad," among the things to be con
"Has he bought or sold - any
C. P. S. stock?"
Jarvis indicated that Cooper
considered a man with a good rec
ord In the stock sales was a loyal
Further data was brought out
by the commissioner to Indicate
that when an employe received in
surance money he was given In
vestment advlee and C. P. S. stock
Previously the hearlng haa W 0171211 X tSranCH
brought out that dividends on
C. P. S. stock were stepped eariy jjf LtOCai Cj. U. if.
Final plans will be laid today
for The Statesman gas cooktac
school which will be presented to
morrow and Thursday at the Capi
tol theatre. Miss Elitabetb Reger
will arrive today with her pets
and pans and all the equipment
she uses In teaching Salem ladies
the newest things In cookery. Her
gas ranges and gas refrlgerater
will be furnished by the Portland
Gas A Coke company; but attend
ance Is not limited to those who
do cooking by gas. All women in
terested are Invited, no matter
what fuel they use to prepare
Cooperating also are Busicke
Grocery and The Market, supply
ing the materials which go to
make a meal palatable and near
lshlng. Many other local and aa
tlonal firms are also participating.
The hours for the school are
from 2 to 4. and the plaeo the
Capitol theatre en State; street.
Admission Is free. Women are in
vited to bring any questions they
may have regarding problem of
cooking. Miss Reger la experience
and capable, as those who hare
attended her former - demonstra
tions here know. .
HUGE DAMAGE DO
TRANSIENT IS HELD
Cltr nolle last night arrested
another transient for being drank.
The latest la one John Reniek ot
Portland. Three transients arrest-
To be Organized
A women's branch of the eoan-
ty central republican committee
la being completed this week. B.
TaT Vf -m aaaeattvw 49 rl nAnnrV
ed Saturday ar. In city Jail serr-1" '0,n ,
lng out five-day sentences.
in an effort to locate the missing
plane, carrying Lieutenant Ed
ward C. Dyer, pilot, and an en
listed aviator named Chambers.
Rear Admiral Harry E. Yarnell,
commander ot- aircraft, battle
force, said no detailed report of
the aecldent had been made to
him. since the planes Involved
boiler tonight and caused an .ex
plosion which fired a section of
the town-lot drilling area here,
causing damage estimated at $30,
000 before It was controlled.
. Several storage tanks, a large
amount ot crude oil and several
derrick and other equipment
were destroyed by the flames. A
Banquet Tonight to Open
State W. C. T. U. Meeting
Women from over Oregon visit
is g national officers from out ot
were 'attached to the scouting I sharp wind off .the ocean carried the state will be gathering In 8a-
force, which is commanded by
Rear Admiral John Halllgan. Ad
miral Halllgan is aboard the Lex
the , flames to nearby storage I lem today to attend the first con
tanks, ".which were transformed Uention activity, the banquet to-?
into boiling cauldrons and sur-1 night . at the First Methodist
rounding wooden derricks . were I church, for the state convention
tired. Jot tha. Women's Christian Tem-
Flremen and equipment from Iperanee union.
the city and three oil companies
. . a j .1,, . .
Trrff e . jisucceeaea in controlling u
Will DC UeData r flmea alter battling them tor
Although both the state federa
tion of labor and the ' Salem
Trades and Labor council ' have
Toted .against the state school
moving bill, two speakers will de-
mltted the slaying, but be testl-1 bate the question at tonight's ses-
fled that he tired in self defense Islon of the council in Union hall
and because hi father had beaten
more than an hour.
No ana was injured.
llUNTKH IS WOUNDED
Ore.. Oct 1C
It la expected that this will be
one ot the outstanding conven
tions t the Union's history. A
large attendance, ,1a. anticipated
and much discussion and action of
interest la to be expected from the
The- banquet tonight at the
First Methodist church at :$
his mother. He testified that hit ;
father brandished a club and
threatened. I ; will - beat i your
brains out,' and that he shot In
fear of his own life.
A RTflP T A .
(AP) Fred . Habell ot Aa-i o'clock will start the ball rolling.
toria was treated la a hospital I The complete banquet program in-
John Ramage of Woodburn wUl i here today for a gunshot wound I eludes:
speak fn favor of th measure and
F. JL Toung ot Portland, repre
sentative of the School Tax Sav
ing association, .will speak against
It "' . ' '7. ' .
in iiis left shoulder. Police said I Toastmlstrtss Mrs. Ada Jouey
ther wero informed TUbell was I Invocation ..Dr. B. Earl Parker
shot accidentally while -he was I Solo ............Ronald Craven
deer huntlnr. br Leslie Puni of Duet.. r....k Miss Amy Martin
Warrenton, another hunter. . and Mrs. Margaret Fessenden
State... Hon. I. H. Van Winkle
City ot Salem.
rMayor P. M. Gregory
Rev. Grover C Brrtchet
Schools. a A. Howard," Stat -
Supt of Public Instruction
Woman Club.. i. "
. . .Mrs. Hannn Martin, Pres.
: WlUamett University .,
Dr. Carl G. Doney
Marlon County Christian -;
Federation.... Fred J. Toot
Woman's Christian. Tem per
: anc Union. Mrs. Neda Buck.
Response to. Welcome
....... lira. Lucille McDonald
day. Mrs. C P. Bishop heads tb
women's division. Thus far S
women In as many precincts ta ,
the county have consented to
serve on the committee. ..
Chairman Chris Kowlts of tn .
county committee is this week
completing his county-wld or A
gaalxatlon. A number of nnhtt .
meetings are being planned b .
for November t.
Given 60 More
Days to Report
Sixty days more In which the
Oregon-Washington Water Servle -company
will prepare .cosplet
data on Its capital account and rt
operation expenses hare been al lowed
by the public utilities com-, -mlsslonar.
It was announce Men- -dar.
October 10 ended the peried ,
Reading ........... .Billy Mudd originally- given tn company r ; -
Address "Prohibition Wherax Commissioner Thomas to til rta -.
Do W Go From Here?. . . .V report.. . .
. ........ I. Levi T. Penning- : Tb material Is U b need r . ,
ton. Pres. of Pacific College the commissioner la consider k ;
Benedictloa.Rev., P. W. Erlcksen a rate reduction request mad tal ;
Among out t town women to year by a group ot Salem petl
, (Turn to page 2, eoL 1) .itioners. -- ; - r