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Tha OREGON STATESMAN. SaletaV Oregon, Saturday Morning, March 18, 1933
FOR 3 SOUGHT
Wife, Flemming Called Part
ners by Codding When
Grand Jury Meets
(Coatitra! Iron pax 1'
burglary In connection with the
ballot theft, and it ni when
Prescott attempted to serve the
warrant at the Banks' home that
he was shot. Banks, charted by
police with the shooting, was te
la; held la solitary confinement
In the Jail at Grants Pass, and
Mrs. Banks and Flemmlng, who
police said were In the Banks'
residence at the time, were held
I the county Jail here. All three
were formally charged yesterday
with first degree murder.
;. Circuit Jndge Dimes n of Klam
ath Falls today ref :ssd to red nee
from $16,444 to 7,500 the ball
placed on County Judge Earl H.
FehL also indicted In connection
with the ballot theft which occur
red on the ere of a recount de
m&iu'ad by former Sheriff Ralph
Jennings, contesting the election
of Sheriff Gordon Schermerhorn.
Sheriff Schermerhorn was anoth
er to be indicted on a similar
JPrhl's BaiLof $15,000
Held Too Large
Judge Fehl's attorneys, H. V.
Schmalz of Burns and P. J. En
right of Medford, set forth in an
affidavit in support of their mo
tion for bail reduction that bail
fof the county judge had been
raised following the commission
of .a crime yesterday in which
there was no contention that he
""had a part. Th crime referred
to was the slaying of Prescott.
' District Attorney George Cod
ding said tonight that his office
regarded Judge Fehl as a fugitive
from Justice. Efforts to serve a
warrant on him had been unavail
ing, he said, for two days.
A hearing to determine wheth
er Sheriff Schermerhorn Is fit to
continue In office was asked to
day by Governor Julius L. Meier,
who took no notice of demands
hat County Judge Fehl be re
moved. Both were supporters of
Banks, who In turn gave them his
support in the November election.
Among those arrested today
were Mrs. Henrietta B. Martin,
president of the Good Government
Congress, and 0. R. Kring, a
member, both charged with crim
inal syndicalism for their activi
ties in the organization. Mrs.
Martin's father, C. R. Brown, sec
retary of the congress, was also
Coddlna? Claims Crime
Premeditated by Banks
District Attorney Codding said
the state will contend that the
laying of Prescott was premedi
tated, and indicated previous
statements made by Banks and a
letter the editor allegedly wrote
to the police before the shooting
would be offered In support of the
Police who searched his home
after the constable was shot yes
terday said it was a "regular
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mean that consumers would be
required to pay up to $2,000,
090,000 more for processed food
stuffs. Wallace indicated he has no
immediate Intention of exercising
every provision In the bill, that
his hope Is to effect price in
creases by cooperation of proces
sors and producers through trade
agreements. He plans to move
benefits of the act to farmers in
the form of rental payments al
though he would have authority
to use tho benefit plan provided
la the original allotment plan.
Representatives of processors,
after analyzing the legal and
practical aspects of the bill, asked
public hearings to gain time .to
propose amendments. Some pri
vately condemned the measure as
"undue Interference with private
business"; others said it would
result in "nationalisation of ag
riculture, price-fixing and other
AUMSVILLE, March 17 Lewis
Warner Lee, 72, died at his home
March IS. He was born la Oregon
March 12, IS SI. Mr. Lee was a
member of a pioneer family. He
with his family lived in.Aumsville
until two years ago when they
moved back to the farm.
He la survived by his widow,
Ethel; a daughter, Mrs. Bessie
Mack of Jewell, Ore., and a son,
Leonard, at home. Two sisters,
. Mrs,; Evelyn Brady of Seattle and
Mrs. Clara Campbell of Turner,
and' a brother of Waterloo, also
Funeral services will be held at
the ;Weddla chapel at 1:30 o'clock
;The ground trembled like jello
until Monday night, Mrs. Charles
Fsrber of Compton, Calif M writes
of the earthquake in a letter to
her mother, Mrs. James T. Noble
of Turner,'''! . ..v, ,'
'W had Just left town about
fire minutes before the , quake.
Charlie had Just' stepped out of
the ear when It came. I was in
the back seat and the-car sure
f on need, almost tipped over. The
ground was rn waves almost like
the ocean,"; she writes.
BATTLE LOOMS NOW
CI HI MEASURE-
1 "GEORGIA PEACH" IN LONDON f
- v 1
Ifs just an old English custom to ask a "Bobby" when in doubt, and
William "Young" Stribling, Georgia heavyweight fistic merchant, is here
shown as he conformed to the rules and sought some information from a
London policeman during his tour of the English capital. With Stribling
are his two children who accompanied him on the long trip that took hi
to South Africa, where he defeated Dan McCortindale. champion of the
W BETWEEN JAPS
UNO II. S. SCORED
(Continued from pas 1)
escape from our duties to the
great neighbor beside whom we
must live continually, and for us
to allow ourselres to become an
enemy would be the height of
"There Is no cauBe for war be
tween the United States and Ja
pan. Such a thing would be an act
of madness. There can be no war
between our countries unless the
United States makes it, and I
know your country will not do
that. What could you achieve by
war? Nothing but the satisfaction
of shedding Japanese blood. Ton
don't want that.
"By impairing our power and
position in the far east you would
do no good for the suffering peo
ple of China, and you might lay
China open to communist control.
I don't believe you want that.
"On both sides of the Pacific
there Is every reason for keeping
the peaee. As between all great
powers, even between England
and the United States, there are
coafllcts of interests between Ja
pan and your country; but this
conflict or rivalry forms but a
small fraction of our general In
terests, the overwhelming bulk of
which weigh heavily on the side
Says TJ. S. "Fall for"
"Americans are a very sympa
thetic people. Tou are not only
'dollar chasers.' as yon have been
called by some cynical foreigners.
I, who know you, would say that
you are even sentimental. To use
a phrase of American slang, yon
fall for appeals to your emotions.
This is what you hare done re
garding China. Tou have accepted
fictions and rejected facts regard
ing China for many years. Tou
have condoned the faults of Chi
nese mlsgovernment and magni
fied those of Japanese good gov
ernment. "We Japanese, because of our
geographic propinquity, have to
deal with tho hard realities of con
ditions brought about by the Chi
nese war lords and cannot accept
the fictions expounded by Ameri
can educated Chinese politicians.
The condition of China has gone
from bad to worse during the past
21 years of Chinese civil war, to
the ghastly cost of the Chinese
people. The real enemies of China
are Chinese, not foreigners, cer
tainly not the Japanese. Unless the
Chinese were their own enemies a
country the size of theirs, the
largest In the world, would not be
in Its present pitiful plight.
Thinks League Apt to
Be Europeaa Affair
"I am nnable to give at this mo
ment an opinion regarding the
league's future without Japan as
a member. Japan's withdrawal
may weaken the league or may
strengthen Its position as a Euro
pean league. Time alone can an
swer that question. 1 am afraid
that without Japan's cooperation
the league may find it difficult to
achieve very much In dealing
with problems common to all na
tions, bat apprehensions on this
score are relieved to a certain ex
tent by Japan's Intention of con
tinuing the policy of cooperation
in works dedicated to world peace
and hnman welfare, such as the
LAST TIMES TOMORROW
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wtf can QSJLssnsi
$ I" -'.'-A
m REPAY 101,
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under the estimates presented
would be possible by July 1, 1934,
wun at least 5500,000 of tne
amount available for navmont br
December SI, 1933.
"Conservative estimates were
made In the ravenna llmi."
Hoss's statement continued, "and
economic conditions were consid
Hoss declared that if additional
moneys were received from the
sales and Income taxes, earlier
payment of the S2. 000.000 loan
could be made and ereatar
amounts applied toward the re-
auction of the deficit.
"It Is apparent," Hoss said,
"that the 1933 lesislatnra nd
an earnest effort to restore the
financial structure of tho state
in giving recognition to th fu-t
that the actual deficit existed and
by keoDlnc aDnronriatlona
within the estimated revenue for
the two-year period." The secre
tary oi state summarized the leg
islative program as having pro
vided for an outlay of ISO.SIS,
21S.07 and for revenue of $31,
777,705. This would leave fl,
281,490.71 to apply on the deficit
Cbecks amounting to 2845 and
grocery requisitions to the value
oi fi&sz.so were paid to 413
men last week who were amnlov.
ed on Marlon county's relief pro
jects. Aitnougn accurate check
has not been mada. it In dafinit
that considerably more men are
worKing on tne roaas and stump
lot this week.
Hereafter rellaf vnrVan nnt
living near Salem will be paid off
in cnecss and requisitions on the
Job by their foremen, it was an
nounced vesterdav. Salem and
nearby workmen will continue to
ne paid off at the relief office
as Heretofore, " Wednesdays and
While relief employes will be
given tne choice of grocery stores
at which they will cash their food
reauisitions. nnder th new nlan.
it is required that both checks
ana requisitions be used within
IS days from the time thav ara
Issued. Grocers will bill the relief
office here for requisitions filled.
In this war. a check will h
made on whether or not relief
workers are purchasing necessl
Tonight has been deairnatad
as "tournament night" at the El
sinore theatre. The regular Sat
urday night preview will start
at 11:45, later than usual, in
order hat tournament fans mir
finish their other festivities. The
state champion team will be ad
mitted free to the theatre, and
may be called up to the stage
to reeeiro a eneer rrom its root
Ml I CH
' DnOAIwVAir DAD
with JOAN BLONDELL
Astoria Crushed 36 to 20;
Red. and Black Spurts
To win 40 to 29
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near the end 21 to II, before As
toria sank three long: ones in ra
Salem repeated its Thursday
alght performance, struggling
along barely ahead of the dashing
Athenians for three periods, tied
15-all at the half, two points be
hind early In the third period,
two points ahead with three min
utes to go; then bang! Kelley,
Wlntermute and Uorley all cut
loose and 12 points were rung up
as fast as the scorekeepers could
write them down.
The fiery floor work of the en
tire Athena team and the sharp
shooting of Geissel aud Weber
gave the Salem crowd the jitters,
bat "Holly" Huntington sat tight
and didn't change centers until
the three-minute warning. Morley
looped the hoop within IS seconds
after he took the floor, and the
runaway was on.
Mosher' played for the first
time In the tournament Friday
night, and added considerable ta
the team's scoring power, but
went out on fouls.
Watchlnr the Lincnla Inrr.
naut roll over Astoria, Salem fans
fait soma mis firings for tnnfcYit'B
result, but they recalled cheerful
ly tnat tne local team had been
beaten decisively only once this
season, it was quite apparent
that both teams in the ehamnlon-
shlp finals are "money" teams.
Summaries of night games:
Astoria (20) FO FT W
Canessa, F . . 3
Foster, F 9
Avertll. C A T
Wright, O 1 9
Mackey. O l l
Orwlck, F-O 1
Wilson, F 9
Eastman, O ,
Kolberg. O -
Totals IS 7 19
Referee, Coleman; umpire,
Salem (40) FO FT PF
Kelley, F 9 9 1
Wlntermute, F 9 9 2
Thomas, C . 13 1
Mosher, Q 3 14
Engel, O 9 9 3
DeJardin, O 0 9 1
Morley, O 2 9 0
Perrlne, F 9 9 1
Lei. Jenkins, F.
Lo. Jenkins, a
Totals 19 12
Referee, French; umpire, Pilu-
MUCH WANTED MAN
ESCAPES BY RUSE
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property slip after learning the
man's name, address and other
"Then, after calling a bonds
man," the chief said, "Clark made
arrangements for ball, presented
the slip and received the other
prisoner's property and left the
Jail, 'promising' the bondsman to
appear at the bond company of
fices. "Clark was so smooth a worker
that officers who released him be
lieved everything to be in order.
He even simulated a "hang over."
FO FT PF
2 2 0
TODAY AND SUNDAY
Two Big First
Iff the Battleship Ore
gon! Girls, we are saved!
Join the Navy
and Use Your
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BEAT BENSON SPECTACUPVJU.Y
Here is the Sllvertoa high school basketball team, which covered it
self with glory Friday morning by staging a great rally to defeat
Benson of Portland. Top row, from the left, Xonnaa Kolln, Wayne
Scott, Frank Pettyjoha. Ted Harx, Boy Orreon. Lower row, Eddls
Johnson, Marlon Hoblitt, Harlaa Moe, Coach Harold Davis.
West Salem News
WEST SALEM. March 17
Herehel Saxton of White Salmon,
Wn., son of V. O. Saxton of West
Salem, visited his father here this
week and when he left he flew
his biplane home. He had brought
the plane here to be repaired and
completely reconditioned. With
him were two youths, Leon Trlp
lett and Mr. Lehman.
At a recent meeting of the
West Salem Sunday school, the
superintendent, Mrs. A! C. Hen
n tags en, presented a beautiful
table lamp to Miss Luella Rees,
secretary. In behalf of the school
in recognition of her faithful
Post Bvent 81st
Oregon's youngest post of the
American Legion is to hold the
installation of their first officers
the evening of March 31 at the
Community hall In West Salem
and every elllgible man on this
side of the river In the environs
WASHINGTON. March 17.
(AP) Right on the heels of the
passage of the beer bill, the de
partment of agriculture announc
ed today that a long tight against
downy mildew, the arch enemy of
hops, Is at last near success.
Experts hsve been attempting
to win control over the plant dis
ease for four years in cooperation
with the state agricultural college
Two lines of attack are being
made by scientists control of the
disease through chemical treat
ment, and production of hybrids
capable of resisting the disease.
Several new varieties have been
produced which seem capable of
resisting the disease, but the de
partment said the breeding experi
ment will require longer time to
Apparently spreading from Bri
tish Columbia, the hop disease ap
peared la epidemic fornVin Ore
gon hop yards in 1939. It prevents
young plants from making foil
The chief purpose of hops In
beer Is to give it Its aroma and
Scouts See End
Of Life of Sin
At State Prison
Standing in view of the noose
to be nsed in the next hanging at
the state penitentiary here, a pa
trol of seven Portland boy scouts
yesterday listened to a talk by a
penitentiary guard, who pointed
te the loop of rope In the death
chamber as "the end of crime."
He admonished them to follow
The Screen's Incompar
able Dramatic Actress in
Her Most Glamorous
TODAY AND SUNDAY
2 TO 11 P.M.
of West Salem is expected to
attend this fine meeting. The
Salem Drum corps, national
champions, will assist in the cere
monial and other prominent men
Interested In the organization,
will attend and help In the Instal
lation. The group will be called
the Klngwood Post of the Ameri
H. Dewey has purchased the
residence at 1597 Franklin for
his sister, Mr. and Mrs. McSal
ery, who are remodelling and
finishing the home which was
partially completed, and will re
side there. They bought from
Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Griffin.
A pleasant family reunion was
enjoyed at the G. E. Tandy home
Wednesday when various mem
bers of the relatives came to hon
or Mrs. Clarence Tandy and fam
ily of Canon Beach who Is spend
ing the week here as guests of
her husband's parents.
the guidance of their parents and
avoid the noose.
The boys, led by their scout
master. Captain Benedict of the
Portland fire department, made
the trip to Salem to visit the cap-
itol and state institutions, by vir
tue of having won an Inter-patrol
contest la their troop. O. P. West,
local scout executive, conducted
them on the tour.
Confession of two men in city
jail here for vagrancy resulted in
solution of the bursary of the
Doughton ft Sherwy hardware
store here early February 2. City
poliee filed information in Justice
court yesterday charging the pair,
Ed Murray and James Harrison,
with the crime. They will arrang
ed in Justlee court as soon as their
city jail sentence Is completed.
In signed statements, the ien
admited entering the store, after
being informed by a friend, un
named, that the safe there was
left unlocked every night. They
made of S with about fit in cash,
ss well as" about 159 pennies in a
sack and a box full of papers.
They burried the box of papers,
threw the bag of pennies is a
slough and divided the f 199, they
The two were arrested here
about a week ago.
MITCHELL TO PRACTICE
WASHINGTON, March 17.
(AP) William D. Mitchell, at
torney general In the Hoover ad
ministration, will return to pri
vate practice of law April 1, in
New York city, he announced
TWO MEN CHESS
Mickey Moose Matinee Today IP. M.
Wow! WHAT A SWELL SHOW!
NEW SERIAL, "LOST SPECIAL"
A Thrilling Railroad Story Also
i.iira Feature JACK HOXTJB ta "OUTLAW JUSTICE'
Stage Stunts! Cornel Jele lm the Fan!
LAST TIMES TODAY
THEY'RE AT IT AGAIN
IN THEIR LATEST
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Da't Forget BIMnfeat
Till! TO ML 'E
Utility investigations and hear
ings Kill be resumed by the pub
lic utility commissioner, now that
legislature is over, it was an
nounced yesterday by Commis
sioner Thomas. Pending Investi
gations are the California-Oregon
Power company and the Mt.
States Power company, related
concerns.' Preliminary work has
been done and some hearings held
The Northwestern Electric case
is now In the courts on Injunction
proceedings against the orders of
the commissioner enforcing a
10 rase cut. The case will be
ready for trial within a short
time. The department will con
tlnue Investigational work with
the Pacific Power and Light com
pany and Portland Gas and Coke
company in preparation for later
hearings respecting their rates
and practices. ,
A start may be made during
the year on Investigating the Pa
clflc Telephone and Telegraph
company. The commission has
the material assembled In a pre
vious Investigation several years
ago which will be brought down
to date. Certain legal questions
regarding the company's relations
with the parent company and the
affiliated supply company are be
ing tried out In the Illinois case.
decision on which- Is awaited in
thii and other states.
"We are studying the new util
ity control bill which the leglsla
ture passed," said Commissioner
Thomas, "and analysing the ef
fect of the amendments which
were added In order to see just
what our procedure and our new
powers will be for regulating the
public service companies. We In
tend to keep on working and have
ample work laid ont for us for
tne coming months."
TRIM SEES 0.3.
ISTANBUL. Turkev. March IT
(AP) Leon Trotsky, exiled
Russian revolutionary leader, be
lieves recent financial develop
ments in the United States will re
sult In ultimate centralisation of
the banking system i.nd that Am
erica will emerge from the crisis
more tne master of the world
capital than ever.
"When America'a economic or-
ganism weakened under the world
crisis influence, the obsolete char
acter of Its banking system was
anarpiy revealed." Trotsky said
today In an interview on Prlnklno
Island, his place of exile. "The
result undoubtedly will be a
grandiose centralization of the
banking system, ultimately merely
remiorcing unitea states finan
The Russian leader said that
since lslT he frequently had af
timed that world capital would
develop "under the increasing
hegemony of the United Stataa.
especially nnder the hegemony of
tne aoiiar over the British sterl
"America's excessive and pre
cipitate growth gave the country's
economic structure a mixed char
acter Inheritances from the
back-woods state, with the mingl
ing oi nnmaa strength's greatest
conauests. The bankinr svatam
especially evinces this contradic
tion, ne said.
"American capital became
world factor nevertheless, and
still leans on a scattered system of
provincial banks, recalling the
epocn of 'Uncle Tom's Cabin.' "
HAVANA BANKS RESUME
HAVANA. March 17. (AP)
Havana banks opened for full
business today. Bankers said op
e rations were conmletelv normal
Bankers said little hoarded eold
came to light, but remarked that
many depositors who withdrew
their funds during the day of
great uneasiness, Saturday, March
4, put them back in today.
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Shaw Tcntght, 11-39
Bj OLIVE 81. DOAK
Today Buck Jones lm "1U 4
Kenna of the Mounted".
WARNER BROS. ELSXNOR3
Today- "Cohens and Kellyn
ia Trouble." Charles Mur-
rajr and George Sidney. '
WARNER BROS. CAPITOL
Todays-Double bill: Barbara
Stanwyck in "Shopworn"!
Jack Oakie la "Sailor Be
Today Laurel and Hardy ia
"rack up xour irounies
T itrut iA m. tatt dtntlaeiilaliAd
rAntlABiati pall nn me here at the
theatre, one you should all know.
ire menuonea aim - oetore, out
I'm dnlnp It inin Ka-siika I liV
to brag around that I know him.
lie a u. u.. xaimaage Known to
eyeryone as the Sage of Salem.
If. at. C.
Th ar haa hAAn an diidt inainii.
ations about my being descended
from monkeys that I'm getting
bashful about ordering a piece of
M. M. C.
Can't rire anaelal credit to any
one cerson for the success of
the program last Saturday. On It
were, Virgil Harrison, Madeline
Knowiee, Helen Rodgers, Alra
Rafferty, Jean Bates, Prlscilla
Slmpkins, the four piece quartette
(Anuy, junmie, Arcnie, ana
Boots), and Chuck Bier.
M. M. C.
If I've ever said anrthlnr. about
a good coming program add It
together, multiply by two and
that will equal the great program
M. M. C.
Some of those to be on it will
be Uncle Andy. "Boots." Elmer
and George, Art Stubblefleld.
Curt Williams, Pridlla Slmpkins.
George Fowler, and Whitman, the
colored tap dancer that went oyer
so big before.
M. M. C.
"Fossle" Foster wrote a great
overture last week, and he'll hare
another one today.
M M C
Today will be the starting of a
new serial the greatest we're
had yet, "The Lost 8peclaL"
For Varsity Queen
For May Day Fete
Plans are progressing for the
celebration of the annual May
weekend festivities at Willamette
which comes May 6th and th.
Nominees for May queen include
Louisa SidweU of Portland and
Caroyl Bradea and Bernice Rick
man of Salem. In the election
the one with the most rotes is
made queen and the other two
become her maids.
Fred Harris of Portland will
manage the Junior play which al
ways comes the Saturday night of
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