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EIGHTY-SECOND YEAR
Salem, Oregon, Tuesday Morning, February 14, 1933
No. 277
SESSION FOCUS
IS
Retaining Three Mill Levy
One of 3 Alternatives
Solons now Face
Sales tax, Miscellany of
Small Increases Seen as
Other Possibilities
By SHELDON F. SACKETT
At the end. as at the begin
ning, the 86 th session of the leg
islature Is certain to focus Its at
tention and center its debates on
the state's financial and tar prob
lem for this blenniam.
The special session was reluct
ant to come to grips with a taxa
tion program until its member
ship proved to its own satisfac
tion, first, that the state had a
deficit which-was a matter of real,
not simulated, concern to the
state's executives, and second, the
session wanted proof conclusive
that reduction of the 1933-1934
budget for state purposes was not
the Alladln's lamp which would
obliterate the unwelcome picture
of new taxes levied Jn a time of
economic hardship.
The 31 regular session davs
have demonstrated with proof
conclusive that the state's deficit
is real, embarrassing, and the $2.
000.000 stave-off loan negotiated
by the state left no doubt that
there must be either a tax on real
property for state purposes or
substitute revenue. Ways and
means members admit their re
duction In the total budget will
not exceed $300,000.
Three Alternatives
Clear to Members
The session has three very clear
alternatives to follow regarding
taxation for state purposes.
1. The legislature can continue
the three-mill levy for state pur
poses for 1933 and leave here
with the reasonable expectation
that the levy will -be higher In
1934 If Income and intangibles
revenues continue to drop.
2. The legislature can provide
miscellaneous tax increases: high
er fees on incomes, on inheritanc
es. On luxuries, perhaps on utili
ties and perhaps a so-called "tith
ing charge" on all self-sustaining
activities of the state.
S. The legislature can pass a
two-year tax on sales, revenues
going to eliminate all property
taxes for state purposes In 1933
and 1934 and to relieve counties
of some of their real property
taxes for school purposes.
The Jig-saw tax problem the
legislature faces Is specifically
this: How can $8,000,000 be rais
ed apart from existing tax laws,
with minimum outcry, greatest
equity and greatest protection to
the taxpayers and the counties
from which the money must
come?
State Bare to Get
Ita Pound of Flesh
The first alternative outlined is
obviously the laisses-falre pro
gram. The three-mill property
tax is levied. It must be paid by
the SI eountles of the state prior
to setting aside by these counties
ef any tax money for local pur
poses. The tax is tied in by agree
ment with the state's bank loans
and other advances, assuring the
state treasurer of funds for two
years. Even if the legislature
should provide that payments of
this three-mill levy be made by
the counties as they were paid by
the taxpayers, the money would
still come in for in the 1934 levy
the state tax commission could
and would add enough additional
millage to make up shrinkage In
receipts from the counties. The
state can and will get its pound
of flesh
Few legislators seem willing
to let sleeping tax dogs lie and to
go home without doing something
to relieve the Injustices in alter
native number one,
Which leads to a consideration
of the miscellaneous tax measures
before the house.
Five Income Tax
Measure Coming Up
There are five income tax meas
nres in the taxation and assess
ment committee. Briefly they pro
vide:
H. B, 48. called the Fisher-
Haslitt measure. Rates of tax 1
to 7 per cent, exemptions, $1000
and $3000 with $400 exemption
for dependents,
H. B. $06. called the Zlmmer
man-Hesa-DlckJon bllL Rates of
tax 1 to 20 percent, exemptions
$1300 to $2200.
H. B. 9. called the grange hill
It provides for rates of 3 to 10
per eenL with exemntions of tl. -
20 and $220, $400 being the ex
emptions for dependents.
H. B. 431 drawn by the tax
commission at request has the
same rates as the grange bill but
exemptions are lowered to $1000
ana izqqo
H. B. 430 drawn by the state
tax commission provides rates of
2 to t per cent with exemptions
of $300 and $1600 end $300 for
aeh Independent.
The total tax from existing in-
come laws nald th tat in ieat
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BACK TO
wae $$2,901. The legislature la last fair nnder the present man
eager to know how much kddi-1 agement was raised by Charles
tlonal TiTnn nnM tu nmrtdAd I Philds. Albany legislator, who
from each of the above income tax asked Gehlhar to explain why, aft
measures. Assuming that the per er gaming stalls bad been closed
eent drop ln 1132 ineomes, paid by the poliee, they re-opened
to 1183, will not exceed $0 per within a few hours or on the next
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Miss Frances Perkins, New York state industrial commissioner, wfaoao
appointment as secretary of labor by President-elect Franklin D.
Roosevelt seems to be assured. Miss Perkins has had a distinguish
ed career aa a sociologist and Is one of the few women who have
held important posts In a state government. A native of Boston,
Miss Perkins was graduated from Mount Holyoke college with a
degree of bachelor of arts in 1002. She also studied at the Univer
sity of Pennsylvania and Colombia university. In private life she
is the wife of Paul C. Wilson, whom she married in 1013. They
have one daughter, guaana Winslow Perkins Wilson.
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Upper Columbia Delegation
Wants Them, Astorians
Vigorously Oppose
Legislative consideration of the
general subject of "fish" Is a nev
er ending thing. Truth of the
statement was again proved be
fore the house committee on fish
eries at a public hearing last
night on whether or not fish
wheels are to be legalized.
A strong delegation from The
Dalles, headed by Representative
Wyers argued for reestablishment
of wheels as a means of increas
ing property values on fishing
sites now greatly depreciated. Le
galization of the fishing method
would also benefit upper Colum
bia river communities by giving
work to hundreds of men In can
neries and other positions. It was
claimed.
Proponents of the bill included
W. Seufert, veteran cannery own
er of The Dalles, and numerous
others.
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TIMBER YIELD TAX
Timber owners holding small
tracts and operators who buy tim
ber at the linio of cutting are the
principal opponents of the pro
posed "severance tax" blll expect-
ed to be reported soon to the leg
islature from the house commit
tee on forestry.
Opposition to the proposed 12
per cent timber yield tax, to be
levied after a 10 year transition
period from the present ad valor
em tax basis, was heard at a spe
cial rehearing last night. George
Gerlinger of Dallas, representing
small timber holders declared
that the tax applied at time of
cutting would harm small oper
ators. Large holdings would go
tax free while waiting for favor
able market conditions to return,
he said.
The yield tax bill, one of the
most controversial of the entire
3 7th legislative session has been
the subject of meetings for the
last four weeks. Its fate still is
considered highly doubtful.
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FISH WHEEL IS
UES
(MED ICE ME
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Gehlhar Administration
Of State Fair Defended
Except for the arguments of
two men in favor of the measure,
the hearing on H. B. 437, de
signed to place the management
or the Oreron state fair axain ln
I the han&a of a fair board, turned
1 out to be a testimonial meeting
in support of the economical ad
ministration of Max Gehlhar, ex-
officlo manager of the fair tn his
capacity as director of the state
department of agriculture.
Frank Durbln, Salem Hoistem
breeder, and Dale Looney. Jeffer
son stockman, spoke in favor et
the bill. The majority or the
speakers, commended the present
fair management and challenged
any person to operate the fair
more efficiently than Gehlhar.
Objection to gambling at the
FLAT $5 LICENSE
IS
Ton-Mile Basis for Trucks
Supported at Hearing
On car tag Issue
The senate roads and highways
and house highways and highway
revenues committees will probab
ly present recommendations to
the legislature in favor of a IB
automobile license and a ton-mile
basis for assessing fees against
trucks, it was evident following a
olnt meeting of the two commit
tees last night. Another sugges
tion favored was that motorists
be required to renew drivers li
censes every two years. A fee
would be charged for the re
newals. Change of the license year
would be effected during the first
year that the $5 fee goes Into ef
fect, the committees voted. Motor
ists would be required to pay the
full rate of the flat fee for a six
months period from July 1 to
January 1. After that the $5
would be assessed for the full per
iod of a calendar year.
Inconvenience to farmers and
others has resulted from the pres
ent license year beginning July 1,
sponsors of the change believe.
Recommendations as to amount
of ton-mile levies to be made
against truck carriers have not
yet been decided. It was dis
closed, however, that there would
be no exemptions from that fee
system.
The committees favored levy
ing of a five-cent state gasoline
tax. representing a one-cent in
crease from the present rate, and
making a total of six cents per
gallon tax with inclusion of the
federal one-cent levy.
No evidence of sentiment re
garding the senate highways com
mittee suggestion that a 10 cents
per gallon tax be levied on lubri
cating oil used in automobiles
was observed.
Committee Stops
r f,t,. M
FrOhlUltlOn RlOVe
The house committee on legis
lation and rules yesterday refused
to sanction the introduction of a
bill by Representative Johnson,
nnder the terms of which all
local and police officers would
be directed to enforce the federal
prohibition laws. Johnson indi
cated that he would have the bill
Introduced in the senate.
Meanwhile Morton Tompkins,
Dayton farmer and member of the
state board of agriculture, assur
ed a Statesman reporter that
should that board remain in con
trol of the fair, there would be no
gambling at the 1133 state fair.
A different system of policing,
and prohibiting the giving of con
cessions to gamblers, he said.
would put an end to It. ,
Gehlhar explained the econom
ies effected in the operation of
the 1932 state fair, declaring that
had previous fairs been adminis
M
FAVORED
tered on the same basis the fair
would be entirely out et debt. The
eost, he said, of the 1132 event
was $23,000 exclusive of premi
ums, a figure one-third the ex
pense of the 1130 and 1931 state
fairs which averaged ln cost $81.
900. Salary cuts, reduced over
head and taking away the profit
of those who had previously made
money on the fair, Gehlhar added,
made possible the savings.
"Give na $$0,000 for the next
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USE DEBT FUND
10 AID NATIONS
HOOVER ADVICE
! Gold Standard Renewal Only
Hope for Recovery, he
Says In 'Farewell'
Republican Party Will be
Back In Power, Lincoln
Day Crowd is Told
KEW YORK, Feb. 13 (AP)
President Hoover tonight sug
gested the temporary use of war
debt payments to stabilize depre
dated foreign currencies, declar
ing that only through re-estab-llshment
of the gold standard by
the major nations could an Inter
national "economic war" be
averted.
Given an ovation as he stood
before the national republican
club's Lincoln day dinner forwl at
he considers the farewell speech
of his administration, the pres
ident prefaced his talk of world
cooperation with a forecast that
the republican party "will be re
called to power by the American
people."
His prediction brought a fresh
interruption of applause.
To the 1500 republican adher
ents gathered in the big ballroom
o" the Waldorf Astoria hotel, the
cMef executive then sounded a
rallying eall for the party to sup
port the new administration in all
constructive measures, while "op
posing those which are harmful
President Pledged
in Volstead Toast
A toast to the president's health
In water was pledged at the
outset of the dinner in which all
but Mr. Hoover himself Joined.
Another was pledged to the late
Calvin Coolldge.
Major General James G. Har-
bord, chairman of the board of
the Radio corporation of Amer
ica, spoke before the president.
He recalled that for 4 years,
no republican chief executive bad
even completed his term without
once Joining the club in its Lin
coin day celebration, and nraisad
the president for the "great gifts"
he had brought into play in these
times of economic trouble.
Mr. Hoover stood before a huge
American nag ln giving his call
for cooperation among nations in
meeting the depression, declaring
at the outset that the answer "can
onlv be found and found mHeviv
through the re-establishment of
gold standards among Important
nations."
ARE DEEMED DKEH
MEDFORD, Feb. 13. (AP)
A resolution expressing confi
dence ln the elected and appointed
officers of Jackson county was un
animously adopted here tonight
at a Lincoln day banquet sponsor,
ed by republicans leagues. The
resolution was proposed by Frank
Van Dyke, member of the Junior
republican league.
The resolution ln part condemn
ed an alleged barrage of abuse
and criticism which, the resolu
tion said, have been heaped upon
county officers by political foes.
Circuit Judge H. D. Norton in
an address to the grand jury Sat
urday night, following the filing
of indictments charging L. A.
Banks, editor of the Medford
Dally News, and Leonard Hall,
editor of the Jacksonville Miner,
with criminal libel said, "I
raign the citizens of Jackson c
ar-
coun
ty, because they have allowed, by
their complacency, the present sit
uation to arise."
One of Trio is
Held for Safe
Job, Hillsboro
PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 13
(AP) James Monroe, 42, was
being held ln the county Jail here
today to face a charge of cracking
the Imperial teed and grain com
pany sate at Hillsboro. early to
day. Monroe's arrest came after
Multnomah county deputy sher
iffs had chased a speeding ear ln
which Monroe and two compan
ions were said to have been riding
along a road near Portland.
Officers said that nitroglycerin
and revolvers were thrown from
the speeding automobile ln the
course of the ehase and that Mon
roe was baited and captured after
deputies fired bullets at Monroe,
fleeing across an open field. His
two companions escaped, officers
said.
Over 700 Bargain
Plates are Issued
More than 700 motor vehicle
licenses were sold Monday under
la law signed by Governor Meier
last Friday, providing for a 1 2. SO
fee on passenger automobiles for
the remainder ef the current li
cense year.; Approximately 400
of these were sold tn Portland
while 100 were Issued ever the
'counter here.
JACKSON
RS
Commemorates
March 4 Event
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A photo showing both sides of the
"Roosevelt Inaugural medal,"
designed by Paul Manship, internationally-known,
sculptor,
to commemorate the Induction
into, thoi presidency of the
Unltetf ilale of Franklin De
lano Roosevelt. The die la be
ing made t the PhlladelphU
mint,
DEEMED CERTAINTY
Japanese Withdrawal From
I r-
ucdyue rureseen, weans
Conciliation Fails
WASHINGTON, Feb. 13
(AP) Genuine apprehension ex
ists in Washington official circles
that efforts to conciliate Japan
and China have failed and that
war on a large scale over Man
churia is inevitable.
Japan's withdrawal from the
League is regarded by Informed
observers as a foregone conclu
sion. Bat even if Japan were not
to withdraw1, military observers
believe the slow advance of Japa
nese troops toward Jehol will
bring on a great Chinese resist
ance and major fighting.
China's famous nineteenth
route army, which did such gal
lant fighting at Shanghsl last
winter, and pet irganizations of
General Chiang Kai-Ehek are
among the quarter of a million
soldiers the Chinese have south
of the great wall between the
Peiping and Tientsin line.
Japan's total military forces in
Manchuria at the present are es
timated at 100,000. These are
widely scattered, but there has
been considerable concentration
of recent weeks along the railway
between Shanhaikwan, where the
great wall touches the sea, and
Mukden.
Japan also has a large fleet pa
trolling the Manchurlan eoast
northward from Shanhaikwan and
guarding Chlnwangtao and Hulu
tao, the two ports of importance
which would be used ln case rein
forcements are sent direct from
Japaiww.
BUILDERS 6I1IE UP.
!TI
Little hope can be held at pres
ent toward remedying the county
court house fire hazards, pointed
out recently in a report obtained
by the grand Jury, members of
Salem chapter, Oregon Buuamg
congress, decided at their forum
meeting at the chamber of com
merce last night. The group dis
cussed possible remedies but did
not formulate recommendations.
The builders went on record fa
voring changes ln the lien lavs.
provided for ln House Bill 411,
and indorsed the use of Recon
struction Finance corporation
funds in creating employment.
Announcements of committees
and plans for the building show
tentatively set for the early
spring were held up because
George Sardam, general chair
man, was unable to bo present at
the meeting.
LINCOLN HONORED
PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 13
(AP) The observance et the
birth of Abraham Lincoln was
confined to the closing of finan
cial institutions, market exchang
es and programs ln the public and
private schools in Portland today.
Late Sports
PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 13.
(AP) Yequi Joe, Sonora Mexico,
middleweight wrestler, won two
out of three ialls from Rex Mo-
bley. Birmingham. Ala In the
main exhibition of the Weekly La -
bor temple wrestling show, here
tonight.
Rob Roy, Scottish terror, and
Logger Heibert, St. Helens, drew
with each taking a fall In ft 4f-
1 minute preliminary.
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Will IN ORIENT IS
I
DEBT RELIEF IS
E
LARGE GALLERY
Mortgage Moratorium Need
Is Stressed by Grange
Chief and Others
Fear Such Step Will Injure
Credit Irrevocably Is
Other Side Shown
Interest in public hearings has
not abated at this legislative ses
sion, it appeared certain yester
day when a crowd filled the house
gallery for a late afternoon dis
cussion of pending moratorium
and debt relief measures. Both the
senate and house committees on
mortgage debts sat at the hearing.
Senator Sam Brown presiding.
Ray Gill, state grange master,
says moratorium on mortgages is
the main concern of farmers ln
the state. He averred mortgagees
were only holding back foreclos
ures until the legislature adjourn
ed. He urged adoption of the
Iowa resolution which stays fore
closures until July 1, 1935. He
lESttfififiSSSrZSlg.
torneys fees in fireclosures were
excessive.
Bennett, Delxcll
See Dark Situation
J. E. Bennett, Portland city
commissioner, came to the hearing
with charts and graphs to back
his contention that the federal re
serve system has abetted depres
sion and that more money Is the
nnl tit nnt. "W'i hAPn tna
hong in wan street-, dutches.-he
criea.
w. a. Deiteii deplored the load
of debt in the nation, held much
of it was attributable to war and
said bankers should back relief
measures, else debt loads would
stifle the very sources of their in
come. "Mortgage forclosures are
dangerous socially," he warned.
"Times are not getting better.
This is a great emergency and de
mands action from this commit
tee."
Opposing a moratorium mea-
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BUILDING CODE FOR
STATE NOT BACKED
Establishment of a state board
of architecture and setting up of a
comprehensive building code as
provided for in house bill 214 will
not be approved when the meas
ure is reported from the labor in
dustries committee to the legisla
ture, it became known last night.
A provision ln the bill that
would call for approval of a li
censed architect on plans for cer
tain public and semi-public build
ings will come out with the rec
ommendation of the committee, it
appeared however. The clause.
sponsored by architects. Is sup
ported as a safety measure to the
nubile. It also would be a means
of avoiding waste of public funds
in the building of structures that
mav subseauentlv be declared un
safe or upon which expensive al
terations might be decided alter
(building Is started, sponsors
claim.
Find Dead Squid
46 Feet Across
ASTORIA. Ore.. Feb. 13.
(AP) A large dead squid, armed
with ten lone tentacles, two of
them more than 22 feet ln length,
drifted onto the sands of Cannon
Beach Saturday and was washed
off again during the night. Boys,
bait hunters and curio seekers
chopped oft pieees of the tentacles
which were armed with sucker
discs and claws.
The sea creature measured 4S
feet from the tip of one out
stretched arm to the tip of the
other on the opposite side.
Safeguarding Credit is
Way out,
Franklin W. Fort, head of the
newly created Federal Home Loan
bank, told legislators and a large
andienee hero yesterday, that
dearth of credit had caused the
long depression and predicted an
upturn It people again could be
encouraged to lend and to borrow.
In Oregon for a brief visit on a
hurried trip west from Washing
ten, D. C Fort warned against
legislative action which would
make it Impossible tor creditors
to do anything about outstanding
debts. "Consider your own situa
tion: would yon loan if yon
thought ron wonld he blocked in
recoverv et your income?" Fort
asked.
Fort urged legislators not to
withdraw the legal processes be
hind credit but to restore eonfl-
1 dence by continuing them and by
I passing enabling acts wmca wui
permit Oregon institutions to be
come members of the Home Loan
bank.
rif we can get bankers and in
stitutions to loan, depression will
loro Farmers Banded
To Fight Foreclosures
By Force if Necessary
In for Fishing,
Fisher Prepares
For More Fishing
OREGON CITY, Ore., Fern. 13
(AP) Kenneth Fisher isn't a
man easily discouraged. He was
convicted and sentenced to Jail
here on two counts, illegal fishing
and knocking an arresting game
warden into the Willamette river.
Fisher, apparently, has no
thought of leaving his chosen
work, while serving his sentence
he Is patiently tleing a salmon net
for future use.
TITilG
Roads Committee to Fight
Diversion of $673,000
Of Highway Funds
Annearlnr before the ways and
means committee of the legisla
ture last night. Rep. Frank Ln-
ergan announced that tne jomi
mads and highways tommutw.,
v,th i rpnresented. would at-
umpt 2mSK p3 u S-
vi i.i ri.A rharre"
w u&vu ..w - ' r -
defeat the ways ana
nose a Dienniai Berict
or 1873.000 on the state highway
departments The purpose of the
"service charge" would be to re
plenish the state's general fund.
His committee considers the tith-
ln nroeram unfair as regaras me
state highway commission, Loner-
can said.
The state game ana iisn com
missions also will oppose tne
tithing plan, it was indicated. Ap
proximately $32,000 of the funds
of the rame and fish departments
wonld be diverted to the general
fund under the ways and means
committee proposal
A committee composed of Sen
ators Hess and Dunn and Repre
sentative Snider was appointed Dy
the ways and means committee to
confer with the roads and hign
ways committees of the two
houses in connection with the
tithing program. This committee
probably will file Its report to
night.
A proposal to appropriate $25,-
000 for the construction ol
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TOSSING OF FATAL
OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. IS.
(AP) Charged with murder as a
result of a rock-hurling attack on
motorists, Gene Goss, 37, a sales
man, denied here today, through
his attorney, he had fired the bar
rage of stones which killed a
man, injured a woman and dam
aged several automobiles.
The attorney, Frank Greeiy,
who said Goss was a member of a
Burlingame, Texas, family, de
clared: "My client was too drunk
to throw a pebble, much less a
rock."
Joseph Pino, 27, was the man
killed as one of the rocks crashed
Into an automobile In whieh he
was riding on the Niles canyon
road, south of here, yesterday.
The stone fractured his skull,
Mrs. Grace Radford, passenger in
another machine, was struck in
the head and severely injured.
District Attorney Earl Warren
said Goss, who allegedly hurled
the stones at passing automobiles
after a quarrel with his wife, will
be prosecuted on the murder
charge.
Fort Asserts
soon be over: if we do not rehab
ilitate credit, the period of the
depression may run beyond our
generation." Fort declared.
Contrary to many opinions, the
home loan bank waa not created
to serve private capital in the
mortgage business. Fort averred.
He said it 'was mainly to help
three types ef mutual, depositor
owned institutions, lite insurance
companies, mutual savings banks
and mutual savings and loan asso
ciations.
Fort said the bank was already
functioning well where It bad
been established. He said a bond
issue would probably be floated
shortly. Regional banks have been
established ln all but two areas:
the northwest and New England.
The visitor told the legislators
that great financial Institutions as
well as private Investors were be
ing lenient with all creditors who
sought to fulfill their obligations.
"One great institution's head told
me recently that be nad 'forgotten
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Pitt
DRAWS
OPPOSITION
BOULDER IS DENIED
Government Action to
Refinance at two
Per Cent Asked
Idaho House Approves
2-Year Moratorium;
Judges may act
MORO. Ore.. Feb. 13. (AP)
Two hundred farmers met at the
courthouse here today and after
ward reported reaching an agree
ment that It necessary force would
be used to oppose farm foreclose
ues where tbey were not Justifi
ed. The meeting had been called to
give farmers of the county a
chance to express themselves on
the formation of a local protective
association similar to those form
ed ln the middle west and recent
ly In Wasco county, Oregon.
A resolution was adopted ask
ing that the government immedi
ately make it posiblle for farm era
to refinance their mortgages at aa
Interest rate of 3 per cent. Adon
tlon of two others was also re
ported, one favoring the Inflation,
of currency and the other repeal
of the deficiency Judgment law.
George H. Wilcox, W. S. Powell
and W. H. Ragsdale, all of Moro
county, were elected officers of
the association.
BOISE. Ida., Feb. 13 (AP)
The Idaho bouse of representa
tives passed a bill today giving
judge authority to grant a two
year moratorium on mortgage
foreclosures, and in turn voted
to place tax on chain stores rang
ing from $S to 1500 per store.
Both measures now go to the
senate.
The conditional moratorium
authorized district Judges to grant
a two year stay of execution of
foreclosures on a showing that the
property owner was making a
substantial effort to meet his ob
ligations. "It shall be sufficient to author
lie a stay," the bill reads, "If it
appears to the satisfaction of the
court or Judge that the mortgaged
property Is being properly eared
for and Is not ln danger of beiag
materially Injured."
JEFFERSON, Wis., Feb. 13.
(AP) Eleven farmers charged
with rioting as result of the "dime
auction," on the Otto Febock farm
were bound over to circuit court
today for trial.
They were arrested on corn
plant of Febock, who charged
they held him prisoner January
23, during a foreclosure sale on
a farm he owns. The sale was to
satisfy a chattel mortgage on It
cows and a cream separator Fe
bock held against Herman Her
manson. who formerly rented the
farm.
ARREST IS WARNED
PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 18.
(AP) A warning that persons
found ln alleged de luxe "speak
easies" will be taken into court,
was" Issued today by Fred West,
assistant chief of police.
Police allege that there are
about six "big-time speakeasies"
ln the city of Portland and orders
were Issued at headquarters today
that the establishments would be
raided if they were not kept
closed. Officers said they had
dosed Saturday night after a suc
cessful raid on one of the number.
The warning issued today In re
gard to patrons of the resorts was
believed to have been occasioned
by the disregarding of 49 persons
said by police to have been in the
Sphinx club, the resort raided Sat
urday.
The Day in
Washington
By the Associated Press
Bernard M. Bansca warned
senate committee nation "i
trifling with disaster, saytaf
bwdget sanst bo balanced.
Senate added $22,000,000 te
army appropriation bill to throw
open C. M. T. C. camps to Jobless,
homeless youths.
SPEAKEASY
Honso democrats defeated
administration republicans ta
saovo for boosting tariff duties
against depreciated enrrency
countries.
Senate judiciary committee ap
proved legislation designed to aid
individual and farm debtors.
. Robinson bill to set np con
ciliation cowrmisslonCTB to scale
down farmers debts approved
by senate Jndiciary committee.
Senate passed army supply bill
sending It back to house for ad-,
Justmeut ef differences.
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