The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, March 31, 1933, Page 1, Image 1

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Cloudy r with Occasional
rains today . and Saturday;
Max. Temp. Thursday 54,
Ilia. 88, river e feet, rain
Jtto Inch, south wind.
Salem, Oregon, Friday Morning, March SI, 1933
No. 4
j' POUNDED 1031
U. S. National, Ladd & Bush
Agree to Accept Them
From Customers
Expected to Free big sum
Locally; no Discounted
Paper Acceptable
Officials of the United States
National bank of Salem and the
Ladd ft Bash bank, of Salem at
a meeting late Thursday after
noon, "reached a decision that
these banks would accept at face
value and Without discount, all
State of Oregon warrants in any
amounts, irrespective as to whe
ther or not the . .warrants have
been presented to the state treas
urer and marked- "not paid for
want of funds." Officials of these
two banks here said this policy
would continue until further no
tice and would be effective at
The following regulations were
announced by the bank officials:
"w.mnf. .in h tat on niv
from individuals, firms and cor-
poratlons located in the Salem
banking district and who are
customers of the abcve mention
ing locally will be accepted.
lUUtlt T Will UQ K(,tciieu. I
. v a
"w ccuum uxu.j uc uyeuou
with the banks here by warrant
holders who wish to become de
positors. VNo warrants will be taken dl-
rectly or indirectly which have
been discounted or where the
holder has not received 100 per
cent In cash, merchandise or oth
er value. All warrants taken will
be carefully Investigated to de
termine the fact. Warrants will
not be purchased' from any other I
banks nor from foreign corpora-
tions not closely Identified with
the business of the community."
Will Straighten Out
Situation Locally I
In making the announcement I
late yesterday, Salem bankers
pointed out that their policy made
it possible for an -warrants "Bera i
locally bv state employes, mer-t
chants and others, to be nego-1
tiated and thus to be made avail-
hl immediately for livln ex-1
penses. for the purchase of mer-1
chandlse and for any other legi
timate business and financial pur
poses. The decision also provides for
the payment of all state payrolls
originating in this district where
payrolls are arranged for with
lump sum warrants and separate
checks are given employee for
their individual payments.
Bank officials last night would
not estimate tbe exact amount of
money to be released but lndl
cated that it would mean a large
amnnnt Immediate! freed in the
business channels of the city.
star Rlr TimM
On Warrant Basis
r,fUrt fnr 1
want of funds" bv the state bear
five ner cent Interest: warrants
of other governmental units bear
six per cent interest.
Record of the treasury denart-
ment show that this is the sixth
time since 1900 that the general
fund has been on a warrant basis
Warrants Indorsed "not paid for
want nf fnuri" wan flrat lasnpd
v. .v. . t,.-
A iiAA inn. nntii
May 6. 1904. Similar action again manufacturers. $20 a year for "res
was taken on Januarv 14. 1910. taurants. and $15 a year for re-
wlth warrants continuing in cir
eolation until called in for pay
ment May 1 of the same year,
The '.hird series of these war
rants became effective August 19.
1911 and continued until April 5,
1911. The state again went on a
"warrant basis October 18, 1913.
and January 24, 1921. Prior to
the Issuance of warrants In Jan-
nary, 1921, the state was not
hampered by the six per cent
constitutional limitation amend
ment and was authorised to levy
a tax for the retirement of the
warrants. On the previous occa
sion of issuing warrants the treas
urer ordered their retirement
within less than eight months.
Heavy Traffic
Upon Columbia
Now Actuality
THE DALLES, Ore., March 20
(AP) The days when the Co
lumbia river afforded the only
transportation between central
and eastern Oregon and larger
17. Ttha neatest acMvitT
ry today as the greatest activity
the river has known since 1315
centered hi Celilo locks. Three
boats passed through the canal
within 14 houra.
The item wheel river steamer
Hercules and the steamer Weown
left The Dalles today for Portland
with mors than COO tons of grain.
A barge was sent upriver with a
cargo of gravel tor Biggs. Many
residents of The Dalles gathered
at too docks hero to witness ths
loading and departure.
BAN JOSE. Calif- March 10
(AP) A marriage license was
sued hers today to Donald L Was
ar, S2, of Portland,' t)rs and
Charlotts C. Koepfer, J, of 8a -
City Takes
Outstanding $150,000
Warning;-State Situation Adds to
Ticklish Financial Problem
CONCERN over the fact that
j , I lA "yerauoE aunosi
voiced at the citv counHi
V vv mw vfmwKtm mm mvwmr w mm m Am w m m m V4 mAmWrnm
David O'Hara, gave rise to speculation as to what success
city employes would have this weekend in cashing their
monthly salary warrants, totalling between $7000 and $8000.
7 . oClty Treasurer C O. Rice this
Forest Work Plan Favored
By two Houses, Direct
State Grant in one
WlSHlVRTflM Afaroh 1A
(AP) The second step In the
administration's vast three-point
unemployment and hunger relief
P"g ' - 'appropriation of
1500,000,000 for direct federal
grants to the states received ov
erwhelming approval from the
house where passage is expected
Tv- fj, ,r tn ,7 nffar
congressional action had been
completed on the first part of the
Roosevelt fast-moving relief leg
islation to authorize the employe
ment of gbout 250.000 men on
conservation work in the forests.
Administration advisers already
at work on the third unemploy
ment aid proposal, which will call
for a huge public works enter
prise to be financed by a federal
boB ssue rather than aDoropria
tiffs' from the treasury as in the
past on the theory that future
generations shall bear part of the
exsense for buildings that will
last for years to come
William Green, president of the
American federation of labor, said
in a statement that organised la
bor was ready to suDmit recom
mendations upon all questions
presented tomorrow at a meeting
called by Secretary Perkins to
consider unemployment relief
PORTLAND. March 30. (AP)
The cltv council, after less than
naif an hour of consideration, to-
day unanimously nassed an oral
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nance regulating tbe saie oi oeer
in Portland. As the ordinance car.
ried an emergency clause, it will
htpnma effective Annl 7. wnen
3.2 brew is nationally legalised
Onlv restaurants wnicn serve
hot cooked food at least six aays
a week will be allowed to sen beer
bv the glass. Utner aeaiera win
be classified as retailers who may
sell the brew only in original
narVarei. the contents OI wnicn
may not be consumea in or
' . .
SboUt" the premises
I TY,m ordinance nrovides a tax
I -
of 1500 a year for wholesalers and
.PORTLAND, Ore., March $0
CAP) It had to come. A fort
hand novelty store opened a pui
1 sle of the month club. Only. by
paying a $1 a month dues, you
can a-et all the lig-saw puzxles'you
want. A pusxie a aay u you can
take it."
Japan Ultimate Losei by
Aggression, Libby Aveis
Janan ultimately cannot win In
her agression of China because
world opinion and world econom
ics are against her. Some day the
mmrtt ,rnnn in Janan must
g j - gfcjj Jn.
world for her support must con
sent to deal honorably with other
nations and to be bound by trea
ties. Such was tbe view expressed
her Thursday night by Frederick
ecutive secretary of the
I . ... tha PT-,Tn-
National Counell for the Preven
tion of War. who spoke to a large
audience at the First Methodist
Libby held the acceptance of
the Lytton report by the League
of Nations a memorable, history
making event, and clearly showed
that Japan violated the league
covenant, ths nine-power pact and
tbo Pact of Paris in her actions
in the east. Hs praised ths Stim
son poller .regarding ths orient
and said hs was assured that ths
policy " wonld bs continued by
President Roosevelt
f "Hitler, too. Is going to find be
has a narrow road before him,'
I Libby averred. :
h Praising also Stlmsoa's policy
1 on International affairs, he said
promulgation of ; ths Paris pact
Turn at
or so Gives Rise to
the municipal government
entirely on a warrant Dasia,
w t,i,t i. am
week was notified by one bank
here to cease drawing warrants
marked payable at that Institu
tion. Queried last night, local bank
ers stated they could not commit
themselves on the status of either
city or school district warrants
until the state warrant situation
had been clarified. It was explain
ed, however, that solution of the
state problem probably would lead
to acceptance of the city's war
Since the first of the year, the
city government has issued war
rants, marked "not paid for want
of funds" and bearing six per cent
Interest, to a sum between 3150,-
000 and 1160,000, according to
the city treasurer. Far the past
year the city has issued warrants
off and on, xpaylng them as tax
turnovers were received. From
May 5 tax payments, the city will
have about $170,000 due it, the
treasurer said.
Mr. Rice wasstill uncertain as
to whether or not he would have
sufficient cash on hand to pay the
final $24,000 Installment and
600 interest on an issue of sewer
and improvement bonds, due to
morrow. Large payments on Ban
croft bonds also will fall due in
the next several months.
Alderman O'Hara said the
bankers were becoming apprehen
sive in view of tax collection
shrinkage and might turn down
city warrants within a few days.
He declared needless equipment
was being purchased by the city.
when it was without cash, and
mentioned specifically the $300
police radio appropriation, and ex
penses for police patrol can...
If city warrants should be turn
ed down by the banks, loans prob-
ably would be granted to a por-
Hon of the face value, quite likely
ai ci gin per cen i luierwi. I
MEDFORD.. Ore.. March 30
(AP) Counts' Judge Earl H.
Febl. one of 22 persons indicted
by the Jackson county grand lury
on a charge of burglary in connec
tion with the theft of 10,000 bal-1
lots from the courthouse last Feb-
ruary. today ruea witn tne couniy
clerk a motion ror a cnange oi
judges. alleging mat circuit
juage w. m. uuncan is Diasea ana witn minors and that their 11
prejudiced, and therefore that he censes shall be revocable on five
would not be able to obtain a fair
trial under him.
Judge Fehl last week filed a
ir. ..aah tho inrilotmtont
and an affidavit of prejudice
agalnst Judge Duncan.
It was expected that attorneys
who will constitute defense conn-
sel for Llewellyn A. Banks and
his wife. Mrs. Edith R. Banks,
will hold a conference this week,
nnth am chare-ed with first da-
gree murder In connection with
tho slaying of Constable George
TOPPENISH, Wash.. March 30
(AP) Climaxing what author
ities described , as a "fight over a
woman," Frank Read, 25, was
shot. five or six times and fatally
wounded near here today. Floyd
Diamond, 30, was arrested.
and its acceptance by 62 nations
marked a revolution in numan
thought, and pointed out that
thereafter war was recognized as
Illegal in the acceptance of inter
national disputes.
Libby pleaded for disarmament
as ths only sure method of pre
venting future wars. He said war
fare, as developed sine 1113,
would devastate nations.
Libbz. said ths economic inter
dependence of nations was plain
ly evident In a modern world and
because of It the need of good
feeling between nations was
equally evident. Citing ths major
Industries of the nation as partly
dependent . oa foreign importa
tions, he showed also how many
American firms sold from 20 to
50 per cent of their output to tor
sign consumers. "Fifty per cent
of our cotton
goes outside the
United States; it is folly to say
we ean reduce cotton to a domes-
tie basis,4 be said. Libby called
for lower tariffs and realistic
view on International debts.
V.IKK a nt nasi tttm TTnftaA
cause It would be a trade benefit
to both nations and because two
such powers as Russia and the
rrnttAit CrfttM miiM snt affnrd ta
remain on non-eneakins: terms.
Licensing of 3.2 Brew and
Prohibition of Strong
Beverages Planned
p:nai rwicJnn Pt Mnnrfav
rfflai uecision sex Monoay.
Fight is Expected but
Adoption Forecast
Without a single protest, the
city eouneil last night paved the
way for a final vote Monday
night on the question of whether
or not the so-called non-intoxicating
S.2 per cent beer shall be sold
legally and under city license here
beginning April 7 when' the fed
eral beer law goes into effect.
Three measures were introduced,
put through first and second read
ings and referred to committee, in
short order:
1. The proposed ordinance to
permit and license the sale of 3.2
beer, bearing the emergency
2. A substitute ordinance for
the present one which prohibits
the sale of beer, the new measure
ing" beverages, with content de-
fined as in excess of 3.2 per cent
alcohol by weight.
3. An ordinance initiating a
vo.e July 21 on the city's charter
prohibition amendment, changing
the wording to ban the sale sim
ply of "intoxicating" beverage,
thus permitting sale of the 8.2
brew as long as it is legal by state
and federal law.
Fight Certain But
Passage Predicted
During the 10-minute council
session, calm prevailed as far as
the beer question waa concerned;
but the position of a few alder
men on the beer matter bodes
warfare at the Monday night ses
sion. Nevertheless, Alderman F. E
t j. , . . . . . I
jMeeonam, cnairman or me license
committee, predicted after the
meeting that at least 11 and pos-
slbly 12 aldermen would vote fa-
The 3.2 beer bill define, -non-
toxicating" beverares ar of
more than one-half of one per
cent and not exceeding 9.2 per
r. ."." -""" j wiBui,
rnATi rPArii a.m rn -m nn-.ii a- i
then provides for the council to
grant licenses to retailers and
wholesalers of such beverares as
Social clubs, organizations and
associations on -whose premises
Deer is sold, fee ?50.
Restaurants, hotels and con fee-
tionerles serving beer with meals,
fee 50
Groceries, delicatessans and oth
er places dealing in food, and sell
ing beer in the original, unbrok
en packages, fee 330.
Wholesalers and mannfactur
ers selling beer, fee $50.
Provide Pnnlshmnt
por Any Abuse
i The ordinance sets forth that
licensed sellers of "non-lntoxi-
eating" beverages shall not trade
days notice for permitting disor-
derly conduct, sale of lnt,W!
Honor, or commission of a felon, H
t ,j . " 7'
bond, to be forfeited if the law is
violated. Fines for violations are
$10 to $500 and. or imprisonment
for not otpmwUh e
I -w U1A Ul VU VUQ.
Sale of "non-intoxicatin- w.
erare ia forhlrirfpn in.M.
upper rooms, and anartman. aJ
tftia nt(- nri..f.
are banned. Establishments where
beer is sold would have to have
windows the length of the street
frontage, unshaded in the space
two and one-half feet and eight
feet above the sidewalk level.
To the connHl i. i.ft th.
cretion of approving or disapprov -
ing the locations of an establish-
ment selling beer.
Matsuoka Says
Propaganda of
China Eyewash
(AP) Tosuks Matsuoka. head
of ths Japanese delexation which
broke off negotiations with the
League of Nations on ths Man-
churian dispute, told newspaper -
I men tonight that propaganda
arainst Janan conducted bv A mer -
lean-educated Chinese is "largely
His advice to foreign-ed seated
unmess was tnat tney concen -
r trate their efforts on fighting the
real enemies of Chins, who are
their own warlords."
Three Drown in .
Flood Sweeping
Over Wisconsin
MADISON, Wls March 10
(AP) Floods which swept south
western Wisconsin today took
I three lives and caused mseh dam-
lag to property.
I Families were forced to flee
I from their homes, motor and rail
i traffic was disrupted and mer-
J ehsnts hurriedly moved stocks off
I rinnr. mm 1 .,Mama
lr. An nmu
The dead were: Henry Conck-
lin. 58, Platteville undertaker, bis
assistant. Frank Kramer, SJ, and
ifr warm Rteiaar VaeRnh-rta.
123. of Monroe.. .
Nazis Assert
Jews Caused
Biggest War
BERLIN, March 31 (Friday)
(AP) Nasi charges that the
Jews f the world were responsi
ble for the World war, and nasi
declarationi that repressive meas
ures against Jews will continue
-until victory, la ours," set the
tone today for the nationwide
Jewish boycott which is to begin
at 10 a. m. tomorrow.
The central boycott committee
of the national socialist party is
sued fiery appeals to followers of
Chancellor Hitler throughout the
nation, instructing them In the
part they are to play In the boy
cott against Jewish business men,
attorneys and physicians.
Ia the proclamation, made pub
lie at Munich and printed In the
Voelkischer Beobachter, the Hit
lerite organ, the committee said:
"Judah Is stabbing Germany in
the back with the same methods
it employed to nemetrate the
criminal World war. Again Judah
is at work caluminatlng the Ger-
man people as Huns and barbar-
iwOUIQ AT lOra
six Million
Jobs, Claim; Validity
Question Raised
(AP) A compulsory five-day
week, six-hour day for industry
was voted today by the senate Ju
diciary committee, which report
ed to the senate it would put
more than 6,000.000 persons to
work and "aid in restoring hope
and confidence throughout the
The bill, approved 11 to 3. was
sponsored by Senator Black.
(Dem., Ala.) and extensive hear
ings were held with many wit-
nesseB contending It was uncon-
I with this phase, the
committee reported to the senate
that: Congress is given the right
i regulate commerce by the
constitution . . The right to
ramlate, under all the decisions,
Includes the right to protect the
People from that kind of com-
niiman m tq aw iastitntiAM s. i
human misery, destitution, sick-
- .
ne9 and want.
'The power to regulate car
ries with It the right to pre
scribe rules -that will save com
merce from self-destruction and
protect all the people from prac-
tices of some of the people en-
gaged in interstate commerce
that destroys commerce Itself."
The measure would penalize
tbe movement in Interstate com
merce of goods produced by la
bor working more than 30 hours
a week.
Pilots Agree to
Rate Reductions
AIcpH hi AfpfPr
. 4rcn ..w
TM5irf XTT-v 1 r v' at
.iTr" r,Yer ?",v".
l wumj greea upon a reuueuon m
"1 Li-Xl
-.7 ., , V Tv V
1 WU1 00 "rf'vT1.
governor, si per aran loot
?IUB once" P ton nt regis-
" " ui' wmcu mey jnoi
ln r ont of th rlTer-
I Because of this agreement.
GoTernor Meler announced today
u" wUJa BOfc appomi, a new pnoi
commission, as he had said he
wonld 7l7. " charging
tn Pent board with failure to
function. The new rates went im-
mediately into effect. Pilotage
rit heretofore had been 11.5
P mtt foot plus the one-cent
per ton net register.
Mitchell Still
Favors Merger
Oi All Defense
(AP) Just as vigorously as in
ths days before hs was court-mar-
tiaied. former Brig. Gen. William
Aiucneii spose loaay in oenaix oz
1 single department of national
I defense
1 With
his customary disregard
for the views of old line army and
navy officers, ths former assistant
niei of ins army air corps ana
I . . . .
iuu"" Vl
aviauon forces, appearea oeiore
I ths bouse military affairs commit-
tee. Hs was supporting a cause
which, house leaders declare hope
t least for the present.
Railroad Labor
Opposes Merger
Dl F-. D J- ston 1440.74. the balance remain
trlan r Or KOaUS ing la the special account bs car-
f.Pl American railroad labor.
h fiwsr nan amnloyad than at
any time within the last half cen -
tury, today voiced opposition
Indicated plans of the admlalstra -
Hon for coordlnstsd operation
I tha. nrriri
1 Meanwhile, representatives
the American Farm Bureau Fed-
eratloa, tbe National Grange and
the Farmers Union said they were
aralnit any rerulation of motor
1 carrier rates at Uls Urns..-
Board of Pardons Refuses
Commutation, Hanging
Set for April 21
Execution Delayed a Week
So it Win not Occur
Upon Good Friday
PHOENIX. Arts., March 30.
(AP) Perhaps- the last oppor
tunity for blonde and slender
Winnie Ruth Judd to escape the
noose for the murder of Agnes
Anne LeRoi was lost to her to-
night in a dental by the Arizona
board of pardons and paroles of
her plea for clemency,
She will be hanged in the state
prison at Florence at daybreak,
April 21, unless other legal means
can be found to stay or halt the
execution of the death sentence.
Imposed upon her on February 8,
Howard G. Richardson, her at
torney at Florence, who conveyed
the decision to her, said she ap
peared "stunned" and later, re
gaining her composure, grew
"stern" and said she thought the
board "has made an awful mis
take." Father Is Calm,
Mother Collapses
In contrast, her slight, 73-year-old
father, the Rev. H. J. McKin
nell, of Darlington, Ind.. succeed
ed in keeping the calm with which
he has borne himself through her
trial and lengthy legal battle over
her life. "If it is God's will, it is
for the best," he said solemnly.
Her mother collapsed and was
taken to bed.
The fourth person who has fig
ured largely in her life, her hus
band. Dr. William C. Judd. 50-year-old
physician, secluded him
self in his hotel room here." "I
don t know what I might say as
vt " he remarked In aln
; '"J 7Jn,' ,l0.!,
SSt tSS"'
K. fnP;.JV J," t "V.T " A? a
&SSt 'annr? oler
i"! r aJi .3!?. ?e.
April 14 the day nreviouslv
,et by the board fo"iniisItio! if
lne deatn nenaltv when It rrantod
. - -
her a reprieve last February in or
aer to hear her application for
Form of application to the Re
construction Finance corporation
by tbe city of Salem for from $75.-
oou to 1100,000 for the purpose
of building a terminal dock on
Wttr Btroot will nrnhahli, k.
ready 'or consideration by the city
council at the meetin Monday
night, it was made known yes
According to present plans the
l nroleet m 111 he mnnlrlnallv nwnori
f nd contructed by the city of Sa-
,em. w,in revenues to oe oDtamea
I long-term lease to the Salem
Navigation company.
w. P. Ellis is preparing the ap
pucauon to ine k-jt.l;. in assist
mnce to Mayor Douglas McKay and
City Attorney Chris Kowits who
are working on the project. Pre-
ununary engmeerio dm uecu
completed by Roy Clark, Portland
engineer and R. o. Maras. arcni-
tect. has prepared the plans and
It Is generally thought that the
going ahead with the dock termi
nal Project may lead to more ser
ions consideration
of up-river
Shortage in
Polk Ex-Clerk Disclosed
DALLAS, March 10. (Special)
A shortags In Polk county
funds which wers received from
various sources In 1931 arid de
posited In a special bank account
but never turned over to tne coun-
I ty treasurer nor entered In ths
I official records of ths county
I clerk, has been discovered this
. . a as
week tnrougn a special invesug-
um muvwuii u c
i or tns boose.
I Hugh G. Black former county
I clerk, is alleged to have admitted
( to County Judge G. O. Hawkins
aad. Commissioners C C. Gardner
and Frank Farmer that there was
a shortags of this nature In 14 31
amounting to 32058.7. Tuesday,
after a conference with the court.
he turned over to Treasurer Boyd-
i ried la the Dallas city Dang our-
ling his eight ysars in office. This
I leaves an admitted shortags oi
I 31 CIS for 192 L
l Tils oeveiopment is ine urst
to i aeunue ugni isrown on u
1 ter oi me ciera s special account
of I sines it came to ugnt u tne is is
I audit COa (lUCled DT Ut COnaa 4.
of 1 Ham Aadit company Of Portland.
At that time, J. W. Hanks, ltor
In charts ef the worl Hled.s.
written report stating Black had
admitted destroying bis checks
land stubs on ths special account
Tornado Swirls Over
Three States Killing
At Least 20 Persons
Morgan Records
Will be Scanned
In Stock Probe
(AP) Senate investigators head
ed tonight towards the Inmost
files of one of the world's great
banking houses. J. P. Morgan and
Company, determined to bring to
light anything that has a bearing
on the central task of correcting
stock and bond sale practices.
Authority to inspect the Mor
gan records was sought of the
senate by its banking committee,
which disclosed it had been re
buffed so far In its efforts to
bring the big private banking con
cern into the light of its stock
market investigation. There ap
peared to be no doubt that the
senate would grant this power.
Dietrich Trousers Appear
At Stage Show Backed
By Merchants Here
Spring fashions took life before
packed house at the Elsinore
theatre last night as the revue
of the new garment modes was
nresented by Salem merchants.
Twenty-five men and women mod
eled sports and street, afternoon.
and evening wear, each appearing
three times on the stage. Tbe
talked-of Dietrich trousers were
strutted forth by several of the
models, much to the delight and
interest of the aadlence.
Salient features of each gar
ment modeled were explained by
Miss Lillian Black. Stanley Keith.
advertising manager of Miller s
store, was in charge of the revue.
Extra entertainment was af
forded by Don Woodry's Mellow
Moon band. Special numbers were
as follows: Nona Woodry. sing
ing the chorus of the band's
"Moon Song." and doing a tap
dance; Argentine tango by Phyl
lis Grant and George Fowler; spe
cial musical arrangement, direct
ed by Don Woodry; trio, consist
ing of Bud Haken. Bud Harllss
and Don Woodry.
Manager Carl Porter of War
ner Bros, theatres expressed him
self as well-pleased with the mer
chants' produ :t!on.
Stores participating in the re
vue were Johnson's Ready-to-
Wear. Millers. Shipley's, Smart
shop. Montgomery Ward & Co.,
Bishops. Buster Brown Shoe store,
Price Shoe Co.. Breithaupt Flor
1st, and Miller's Beauty shop.
Romney Advised
To Resign From
Utah Aggie Job
LOGAN. Dtab. March 30 (AP)
E. L. "Dick" Romney, for 15
years coach of football, basket
ball and track and athletic direct
or at the Utah State agricultural
college was asked to resign in an
editorial published today on the
front page of Student Life, offi
cial college publication.
The editorial, written by Frank
Fonnesbeck. editor, says "athlet
ics at Utah State have been on
the down hill trail in recent
Accounts of
carrying county and miscellaneous
funds through which over szs.ouo
had passed during 1931.
Later, while a grand jury in
vestigation was being made. Black
filed a reconditioned summary of
these checks, made up from a pho
tostatic copy of the bank ledger
sheets for the year. Previous to
the audit he had stated before the
1932 budget committee, tnat ne
bad withheld 13400 In general
road fand moneys, turned back to
him for sale of gravel, in order
to bring the county court to time
on such sales. This amount was
turned over to the treasurer in
January. 1932.
During the recent audit by A Wnwall mt Portland the
matter of gasoline tax reiunas
from the state came for inves
tigation. Rowell found state rec
ords showed a warrant drawn la
favor of the county clerk of Polk
county for tbe amount of
There was no record of this hav
ing been turned over to the coun
ty treasurer but aa examination of
the Bhotoststic copy of tbe special
bank account showed a deposit
for this - amount la September,
II Si, the date of the state war
rant. As the $3400 which Black
bad admitted as holding had In
cluded approximately $3000 from
tbe city of Dallas, It became ap-
(Tura to page I, col 3)r
Louisiana, Texas and
Arkansas hit by
Queef Storm
Fifty Injilred; Death
Toll Believed to
Be Excessive
(By the Associated Press)
A slowly mounting toll, which,
tentatively stood at 20 dead
and nearly three score injured,
was left along a property
strewn trail of tornadic winds
which last night swept through
Inmbering camps of east Texas,
across the north Red River par
ish In northwestern Louisiana
and into southwestern Arkan
sas. Lteatns were reported from
ShelbyvUle. Huntington, Lin
dale and San Augustine, in
eastern Texas' near the Lonisi
ana, border. Hall Summit, in
northwestern -: Louisiana, and k
Mount Holley,1 in the El Dorado'
vicinity of southwestern Arkan
sas. (By the Associated Press)
At least 16 persons were killed.
50 were injured and widespread
damage was done by tornadis
winds which dipped erratically
across the Louisiana-Texas border ,
area and southwestern Arkansas
last night
Mount Holley, Ark.. Shelbyyille.
Huntington and LIndale. Tea.,
were hard bit among the com
munities swept by the storms.
Indications the death toll mlrht
be higher came in the report of a
telephone operator at Conshatta.
La., that a storm striking Hall
Summit, in north Red River par-
lsn, siiiea six persons and caused
heavy property damage.
Relief Work Held
Back by Elements
Darkness and softenine of road
under a drenching rain made
work of earing for the injured dif-
ncuit. snattered communication
lines and prevented sneedv idrn- '
tiflcation of all the victims.
All available hospital accommo
dations at Shelbyyille were crowd
ed. Pbysicians' rushed from cen
ter and San Augustine to treat
the Injured Texans,
El Dorado, Ark., oil company
officials said the storm damaged ' '
several small oil field towns. Der
ricks were reported overturned at
Standard-Umsted. McKensle and
Laney, all within a 25-mile radiaa
of El Dorado.
More than 20 negro children
were Injured j when the storm
wrecked a schbolhouse near Sal
byville and a hasty survey of the
area showed that 20 or 30 white
persons were injured.
The same storm previously had
passed northwest of San Augus
tine, Injuring four persons in the
Lane community. A second torna
do struck 10 miles west of San
Augustine several hours later,
wrecking several houses and in
juring a girl.
Belated Income
Tax Deadline is
Tonight, Warned
(AP) Those; who have not ye
filed their Income tax returns for
last year must do so by midnight
tomorrow or pay a penalty.
Ordinarily the time limit is
midnight March 15. but It waa ex
tended this year until mldni&bt
Mareh 31, to enable persona
whose funds :- were tied u in
banks to arrange to pay at least
the first quarter installment.
The pay in
. (Bynhe Associated Press)
Senate passed administmtton
bin for $500,000,000 fund for
unemployment relief grants to
states and sent It to boose.
President Roosevelt's forest
conservation j unemployment rs
lief measure went to White Hoses
after senats approval of fceeae
amendments. ;.
8enato agriculture commit
tee added pennats and flax to
commodities: covered by fan
relief bin for which senate as -proval
was predicted.
Senate .banking committee
sought authority to Inspect re
cords of J. P. Morgan and eesa -pany.
Senate Judiciary committee ,
, reported favorably bill for ease
pmlsory 5-day week 0-honr day
for Industry. " . v
House psssed senate-approved
bill to rempve , restrictions uL
: number of medicinal Usaor pre