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PoUcy yoted : ;
Fisttifor I Purchasing!
". - Agent Ouster
I cnx cjotrscns aohon
? Decided to provide UghU at
alternate : duster throagbovt
city. . : f rS-'- -;
Ieft abolition of purchasing
gent's job up to next meeting.
Repealed anti-pick erting ord-;
T Refused to pay f 100 "asBesiu
umt for . legislativo twork of .
Leagae of Oregon Cities. -
AppapTed resolution endors
ing radio broadcasting station
: Ordinance introduced to pro
vide for special city election
' Salem's city council followed
Alderman. S. A. Hughes' lead
Monday night and approved a. res
olution which will provide light
ing service from alternate" light
clusters throughout the city for
an Indefinite period. The , new
lighting' policy, effective at once,
replaces that of leaving the entire
city dark after 11:10 a. m.
'Alderman Hughes explained
that the new program would need
to be carried out until December
1. 1811. If the city's lighting bud
get of 123,900 for .1933 was to be
adhered to. He added that the
policy need not bo permanent and
tan be changed if it .proves un
satisfactory. - Several a aldermen
voting for the new plan said they
would not favor It if it meant Sa
lem permanently was to.be with
out adequate llgattag,,;;
Purchasing Agent - -Issue
Kept Alive - " -'
.The council turned down. Al
derman Watson Townsend's mo
tion that the ordinance dispensing
with the services of a. city pur-1
chasing agent he indefinitely post
poned. Townsend's motion came
as a ; committee report. Instead
the council left the ordinance on
the table where It will come; up at
the next meeting-for final Consid
Town send opposed abolition of
the " office of city purchasing
Tj en ," o i line : wun
'if cfficfent rovrnmntl nncHra
sgent as , one out of line with
y-J. which he said everywhere cen-j
C f trallsed burchastnr. He said the
. . . . r . .
reai motive nenina me oruinance
had sot been explained by its
ponsors uv uuiuura ion um
ordinance was a thrust at City
Recorder. Poulsen who is both re
corder and purchasing agent.
"If this is an ordinance simply
to reduce the -recorder's salary !
think the salary reduction should
se applied to ine lire enter, tne
police chief, the city engineer and
the building .inspector, Town
send contended. '''
Ko Advantage Seen
V In: Having Purchaser
Alderman Hughes said he saw
so adTantage to the city in hav
ing a purchasing agent when ma
terials purchased were few and
when every bill had to be ap-
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LE MARS, la. May 1 (AP)
Stalking awiftly through seven
northwestern Iowa counties In
search of suspects in last week's
farm riots, national guardsmen
tonight had arrested more than
80 persons. :
Twelve Plymouth county men
were apprehended at Le Mars.
Tblrtv-one ; were picked up , in
O'Brien county as 50 guardsmen
moved la to selxe those involved
In a-riot at the Prlmghar court
house and the abduction of Judge
C. 0 Bradley at Le Mars Thurs
day.j" . ' ' iM-'s.-.-v:
Troops .' Quartered at . Denlson
extended their activities Into Mo
nona. Shelby. Harrison, Crawford
and Carroll counties, in search of
men Involved in & riot at the Jo
seph Shields farm near Denlson
rrlday. More than 20 were jailed.
Civil courts . la Plymouth and
Crawford , counties, seats of the
disturbances, were elosed by Gov.
' Clyde Herring. liiyJ'ty.
Brown is Named i
1 1 SILVERTON, May !-( Special)
T. L. Brown was appointed to
membership on the water commis
sion, by Mayor E. W. Garver to
night. He will filr-out the unex
pired term of J. A. Campbell, who
resigned because of clans to leave
Ellrerton. r Brown ; is manager of
the telephone company here.
p ;arresteo over
c-: nisiB in iii
21 Sawmills in
PORTLAND, Ore. May 1 -(AP)
A -. total 't 11 Paclfi
northvest lumber . mills, 10 la
Washington and 11 in Oregon,
have opened recently the 4-L
Lumber News, -which had made, a
nrvey. disclosed ; today.
" These mills, however, are all
operating on a part time basis,
those interested in lumber point
ed out, and their opening was sot
brought about by any increase in
demand for lumber. Most of the
mills opened only to give their
regular employes a Utile work to
"tide them over" until an ; Im
provement in the business might
be noted, it was stated. ".
Bombings in Chicago Laid
To Racketeers war;
Reds are Active
(By the Associated Press)
Uay day was a stirring holiday
of music, speeches and parades
for Russian and German workers,
but in much of the rest of the
world there were bombings.
bloodshed, protest parades or
stringent decrees against demon
strations. ' "
In Chicago fire large Industrial
establishments were damaged by
five dynamite bombs. The head
of the police industrial squad ex
pressed belief so communist plot
was involved but blamed a team
sters onion racketeering war..
- A communist organised .parade
took place in Washington where
100 persons shouted demands for
unemployed relief, race equality
and liberation of the Scottsboro
Thousands of communists and
socialists marched through New
Tork streets with banners decry
ing faclsm, war and want, and
Hitler fascism was hanged in ef
In Berlin millions of workers
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Highway officials here yester
day were hopeful that Oregon
could proceed with its construc
tion program this summer with
funds larirelv ununited bv the fed-
J eral government. Congress ap
peared nearly ready to pass the
Wagner-Lewis 1500,000,000 bill
appropriating that sum for unem
ployment and distress relief. One
fund of $250,000,000 provides
"match money" for states or oth
er agencies which hare supplied
one-third of the money proposed
to be spent. This fund will be
available until October 1 of this
- NO BOATS OS RIVER .
ASTORIA, Ore, May 1 (AP)
Under rigid instructions from
their protective unions ; to steer
clear of violence, fishermen ' on
the lower Columbia river went on
strike today in protest against a
8-cent a pound opening price on
salmon established by the large
canners on the river. The fisher
men ' had demanded S cents a
pound. ' -
The commercial fishing season
opened at noon today. Ordinari
ly hundreds of boats would have
been on the stream. Tonight, It
was said, not a single gninstters
craft had been seen on the river
from Its mouth to a point 20 miles
14 tt CENTS LOWEST
, PORTLAND, . Ore, May : 1
(AP) The retail price of gaso
line today advanced generally halt
a cent a gallon in Portland. First
structure gasoline was selling jot
18 cents a gallon, third structure
for 14 .cents and Ethyl lor ii
cents. - - i
A' OPPOSE FOREST ARM?
PORTLAND. Ore.; May I
(AP) A number of persons esti
mated by police at 500; including
a few women and children, staged
a May Day parade . through the
business section today. The par
ade had . been : authorised by , the
city council, and no disorder was
reported.-' v "
. - The marchers - carried : banners
demanding among other . things
FHTLHES MftY DAY
W. J. Lllieqvist, Jr ; KiHcd
In Portland Accident;
- Car Leaves Grade ' '
Stops After 100-Foot Slide
Down Cliff; Victim Is,
Well Known Here -
PORTLAND. Orew Uay f. 1
(AP) William J. Liljeqvist, Jr
22, of 1740 South Winter street.
Salem, was killed and three ether
persons were seriously . Injured
when their automobile got out of
control, veered off Terwilllger
boulevard and crashed over
SO 0-foot steep embankment late
Sunday night. .
The Injured: .
Hiss Ruth Brown, of Rainier,
fractured skull, fractured Jaw and
fractured left ankle.
Hiss Olga Ped, 2 0, . of Salem,
route - seven, . box 129, possible
fractured skull and fractured
Don Lundgren, of Salem, frac
tured skull and fractured femur.
At the hospital where the in
Jured were brought here, despite
the seriousness of their-Injuries,
attendants reported they were
"resting easy" tonight. They held
out hope that all three would re
The automobile, a heavy sedan,
in whicn the four were riding,
skidded on a hairpin curve sear
the veterans' hospital on Terwil
llger boulevard, Portland. Lilje
qvist, driver, apparently did sot
notice how severe the curve was
until he started to make the turn.
Applying his brakes,' he caused
the car to skid on the slippery
The car went off the pavement
and started down a 500 - toot
bank, stopping after it had gone
about 100 feet. The occupants
were thrown from the car and
were found lying on a rocky slope.
Rescuers used long ropes to pull
the four persons back to the road
Liljeqvist. his skull fractured.
died. on his way to the hospital.
The young man's father,- Wil
liam J. Liljeqvist, Sr., secretsry-
treasurer of Hansen 4b Liljeqvist,
(Turn to Pago 2, Col. S)
April placements by the U. S.
T. M. C. A. Employment bureau
have amounted to almost four
times as many men as those ef
the same month last year, D. D.
Dotson, assistant . manager, an
nounced yesterday. Last month
2845 persons were sent to work
from the bureau while In April,
1931 only 414 were placed. Ap
plications for jobs totalled 118
last month, 138 April a year ago.
While farm labor accounted for
a third or 26 of the 494 April
1932 placements, last month It
supplied only 127 jobs out of the
28 4 B total. Likewise 28 women
were placed April last year as
against only two this year.
The bulk of April 1933 jobs
were provided by the county R.
P. C. relief program, which em
ployed - 271S men - during the
MUCH WORK Gill
BUT IW RELIEF
Salmon Fishermen Strike
Gasoline is Up Half Cent
Portland Has May Parade
Forest Army Enrolls 250
the treeing of Tom--Mooney. and'
the "Scottsboro boys, unemploy
ment insurance and recognition of
Soviet Russia. , ' One ' banner de
scribed the forest conservation
corps as "Roosevelt's - forced 'la
bor camps." Police said tha par
ade was organized by commun
ists. - ;-.
RESERVISTS WILL GO
PORTLAND, Ore, May 1
(AP) Approximately 250 men
seeking enrollment in the civil
ian conservation corps were given
medical examinations at the Unit
ed States army recruit office hers
and then were sent to Vancouver
Barracks, Wash, where a condi
tioning camp has been establish-
ed. - -
Those enrolling today - were
from Multnomah and Clackamas
counties. Others from these two
counties and from-" Washington,
Columbia and Yamhill . eountlee
are expected to appear at the re
cruiting " office tomorrow . and
Wednesday. Other counties will
be called . upon : to furnish their
ouotas as soon as the men; start
moving from ". the . conditioning
camp at the barracks to the for
est camps, y: The movement will
start about May 15. - - - ;
- First orders from Ninth Corps
Area headquarters at San Fran
cisco, were today received by lo
cal reserve officers1 of the army.
It was expected that about 100
reserve officers -from this, state
will be ordered into active 'duty
in the civilian. conservation corps
'camps. ' t
:For His Scalp
Federal Judge James A. Lowell of
Boston, whoso official conduct
is to be' Investigated by the
house Judiciary committee, foi.
? lowing n move for his impeach
7 ment on the floor of the house
by Representative Howard W.
Smith of Virgin U. The action
was taken on account of the Jur
ist's conduct In freeing George
Crawford, a negro, under indict,
ment in Virginia for the murder
of Mrs. Agnes Dsley.
Blizzard Blasts Umatilla
Range; 16 Inches of
Snow Stalls Cars
PENDLETON. Ore.. May 1.
(AP) Ranchers of the high
mountain ranges . of Umatilla
county counted thousands of dead
sheep today, the aftermath of a
bitter, blasting billiard that
swept over the country Saturday
night and Sunday
. .. Estimates .by. the sheepmen re
vealed, that 'probably as many as
3000 animals perished in the
storm. Most of those that died
from colds and chills had been
recently shorn and were being re
turned to the mountain range
warning, sent the temperature as
vm ww v. r. i
low as 44 degrees and piled
low as l degrees ana viiea
mountain passes deep with snow.
Many automobiles were stalled
and traffic In the Blue mountains
was held by 18 Inches of snow
until the highway department
could clear the way with plows.
Boylen Brothers of Pendleton
said they lost between 2500 and
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In Crash of
Involving three automobiles, a
collision occurring on the Pacifie
highway near the Capital Cottages
north of Salem yesterday after
noon resulted In severe injuries
to five Portland residents and
heavy damage to two ears, both
of which rolled over several times.
The Injured: .'
Rudolf Moser, Portland, head
lacerations, ; broken ribs; . Mrs.
Rudolf Moser, broken wrist; Mrs.
Frances Hansen, . Portland, in
jured head, neck and leg; ' Miss
Alice Henderson, Portland, in
jured leg; Benny Gray, a boy.
fractured neck; An elderly Port
land attorney; named Fitzgerald,
fractured arm and severe back In
Jury. . . . ?
State police reported that the
accident resulted when Mrs. Han
sen turned her ear out to pass an
unidentified machine and at the
same time the Moser car started
passing that driven by Mrs. Han
sen. The Moser and Hansen ears
locked wheels, apparently, then
parted at the. edge of tha pave
ment, the Moser ear rolling aide
wise and the Hansen car rolling
endwise over two times.
Both . J. . Drysdale' of Lyle,
Wash, riding in the Hansen ear.
and Guy Toung, Portland,' riding
in the Moser car, escaped serious
Health Group to
Hold Its Annual
'- ensBHMsse .-'"" -''-
Tha Marion county public health
association will hold Its annual
meeting and election of officers
at 12:80 p. m. tomorrow at the
Market, 470 North Commercial
street, Dr. David B. "Hill, presi
dent, announced last night. He In
vited all persons Interested la the
organization's activities to attend.
"Adequate Meals at Low Cost"
will be the subject of the meet
ing's address, . to be delivered by
Mrs. Jessamine C. Williams, bead
of the department of foods and
nutrition,' school of home econ
omics, at Oregon State college. u
10 SHORN SHEEP
TO FEW ISSUES '
30-Hour Week not Likely to
Reach Vote at Special .
Mortgages, . Securities,; big
Publio Works Program
" ; Are Singled out
I WASHINGTON, May 1 (AP).
President Roosevelt passed the
word today for. adjournment, of
the special session of congress the
first week in June and1 gave re
newed attention to the world eco
nomic conference opening June
13. - .'. . ' . ; ."
The full speed signal was given
in a conference with Senator Rob-1
lnson, of Ark., the party leader, 1
who outlined a' preferred list of
legislation and Indicated some
proposals, including the 30-hour-1
work-week bill, would be put ov
er until the regular session. '
; Congress responded before
nightfall. The 1500,000.000 di
rect relief bin was passed again j
bv the senate with minor ehanrea
in the house measure. It goes to
the Tennessee valley and Muscle
Shoals measure with quick action
in prospect. - The all-inclusive
farm commodity-currency infla
tion bill ran into republican op
i position in the house and a rule
was prepared allowing for a vote
after six hours debate beginning
Aid for Railroads
On rtt Main Iuuim
Senator Robinson nnt tha f nl-1
lowing on the calendar for urgent
consideration: The home mort-
gage refinancing, securities regul
ation, railroad reorganisation and
the public works bills.
Turning to the world economic
problem. President Roosevelt to
night formally received Tomas A.
LeBreton, special envoy from Ar
gentina. The wheat surplus is
one of the subjects uppermost be
tween these nations.
iTtnU conn'ecuon Mr. Roose -
velt today decided upon Henry
Morgenthau. - 8r ,: former ambas
sador to Turkey,, as the-Ame?
can representative in the four
power wheat control conference
to be held at Geneva beginning
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(Jn tlODS. KumOT 1
More Sell at 40
Further sales of hops at 40
cents and an unconfirmed report
of an option at 45 cents, were fea
tures of yesterday's local hop mar
ket. An offer of 42 cents per
pound is said to hare been refus
ed, but this also is unconfirmed.
Sales made at 40 cents totaled
348 bales, Saturday 674 bales sold
at this figure, the highest which
has prevailed in years. Of the 848,
Ray bought 100 bales from Fook
Chung company; Arthur Smith
bought 100 bales fromFook Chung
eompsny; Llvesley bought 41
bales from E. W. Crosby of-near
Aurora, and 105 bales of fsggles
from Charles -Llvesley.
PHILADELPHIA, May 1.
(AP) Confining the major por
tions of his heavy. attack to the
closing sessions. Kid Chocolate,
flashy Cuban boxer, tonight re
tained his Pennsylvania-recognized
world's Junior lightweight title
by, outpointing Johnny Fair,
Cleveland, in 10 rounds.
Taking It easy for the moat
part, apparently looking to his
featherweight championship tilt
with Seamon Watson next week,
the Cuban let loose his heavy
bombardment la the tenth round
to floor the plucky, Clevelander
three times and score with his
stinging left Jabs to the face.
The verdict tor the Cuban "bon
bon was unanimous with both
Judges and Referee Joe McGug
gan voting for him. .
PORTLAND, May 1, (AP)
Eldon Jsnne, who recently resign
ed as head football coach and di-
rector of athletics at Pacifie uni-
varsity, was today officially chos
en to head the coaching staff at
Washington high school here.
Before going to Pacific Jenna
was mentor at Washington high.
coaching football, basketball and
baseball. His re-appolntment was
announced tonight by, the Fort I
land school board. He waa , with
PaclHe tnree years,
. PORTLAND, May 'l. (AP)
Otis CUngman. of Oklahoma City,
defeated Logger Heibert ef St.
Helens Ore..- two - falls out ofl
three in the mala event of to
night's wrestling card here. CUng
man weighed- 184 pounds, three
pounds more than Heibert. '
Bulldog Jackson, 154, Klamath
Falls, defeated Tony Mareno. 151,
Argentine, . in the seml-windup.
Each won a fall, but Mareno-was
nKi t Mturn tn tVo rtnr after
the second fall. Art O'Reilly, 140,
pn.n- A.foatAA Kna Callahan.
140, Portland, two f alia out
Next Guest oi
' U.S. President
Finance Slinister Gnido taif of
; Italy ' who is on the way to the
i United States to represent his
. country mt tne series of pre-
ooonomlc conference parleys
; President Roosevelt la holding
, at .Waohinfton. -
am mm mmm
Message for Veterans
At Legion Session
Declaring that "sentiment and
"ideals" should have no place in
American diplomacy, Mayor-elect
Joseph K. Carson, Jr., of Port
land, last night at the Capitol post
American Legion meeting bespoke
foreign policy for the United
oiaies inai IS -practical." one
which contains no "pretense" that
TT It a J Ota.- li I mm - m
united States eitixens are "of
superior breed." Mr. Carson refer
red in particular to Ameican re
lations with the oriental races.
"There Is only one kind of dip
lomacy mat any nation professes
to deal In,' excepting America, and
that is dollar diplomacy," Carson
asserted. "Other nations put forth
no ideals. They aim to establish
good will la every market of the
Tersely describing his views of
Japan and- China from his recent
three-months' oriental tour, port
land's coming mayor termed Jap
an a country that conducts its
business in as orderly manner -la
systematic," while China lacks
unity of language, transportation
and national spirit.
Announced as an ex service
imeni rsiii w. irinn vn ant iti l m
men's rally. Legion meeting last
night proved the best attended In
Bvri m t,- v -
rrm of aulc. addresses and re-
irwomenu, arranged by J. T. De
laney, was appreciatively received.
legionnaires discovered, from
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PROVIDENCE, R. L, May 1
(AP) Rhode Island, which nev
er had ratified the 18th amend
ment, apparently voted emphati
cally today to repeal it.
The electorate. 150.244 to 20.
874, named- 21 delegates, all
pledged for repeal, to the state
convention which will take place
May 8, when Rhode Island will
officially make known its stand
on the prohibition amendment.
Wisconsin and Michigan al
ready have voted in favor of re
Only one own, Hopklnton,
went dry, 810 to 293. In the
1930 referendum on retention Of
the 18th amendment, that, town
also was alone in the dry col
umn 820 to 884, The state vote
at that time was 171,000 against
retention to ,47.852 for retention.
-. Rhode Island had state prohi
bition tor three years but repeal
ed it In 1889, 28,816 to 9958.
Claim in Case of Banks
EUGENE. May 1 (AP)
Picturing in an Indirect manner
the defendant aa a man perse-
cuiea vo lav point a cvv uuu,
the defense indicated in tha first
few moments of the trial wnat
steps it will take in behalf or.
Llewellyn A. Banks. 82. on trial
for first degree murder. His wife,
Mrs. Edith Robertlna Banks, went
on trial with him in circuit court
here today. ' - "' i
The two were Indicted for first
degree murder in connection with
th kiniar of Constable George
Pr4Ati of MedtordL who was shot
a death as he stepped to Banks
door with a warrant for. his ar-
. Banks, former newspaper pub
lisher and orchardlst at Medford,
was the leader In a prolonged ana
bitter attack on Jackson county
officials. He orranixed tne so-
called "Good. Government con
gress' whch demanded wholesale
1 resignations of county omcers.
and was himself Uter indicted tor
I comDllCitT la We IMtt OI election
or 1 ballots rrom tne wunaoui.
serving the warrant la this case,
Minden, La.; Hardest - hit ' With 63 Deadf Swath : Hal!
4 Mile aWUe ;torhTIin Doctors, : Nurses
i! Available Sent From Shreveport; 1 000 Injured in
j Arkansas, Louisiana and on Missouri Border ; ,: :C
Arcadia and Magnolia Other Towns Struck; Emergency
Hospitals set up; Sightseers; Drawn by Wreckage
Hamper Rescue Work, Soldiers Barricade Road to
Keep Them Back; Property Loss Huge
SHREVEPORT, Lav, May 2. (AP) A series of mad May
day tornadoes killed at least 81 persons in Arkansas and
Louisiana Jate yesterday, injured more than 1000 and dam
aged five towns; including the important city of Minden, La.
The death list at Minden, which bore the brunt of Louisi
ana's storm, was estimated at midnight at 68, including 50
Arcadia, La., west of Minden, had at least four dead. Mag
nolia, Ark, reported five; Camp, Ark., one.
i" Many of the victims at Minden were negroes. The negro
section of that town was leveled by winds and caught fire.
The wind tore a half mile swath through Minden before
lashing Arcadia, IS miles away. "
A national guard company ati
Minden was mobilised and pa
trolled the city. Lishts went out
and communication lines were
down. The confusion made res
cue work difficult.
Every available nurse, doctor
and ambulance from Shreveport
was hurried to the town.
The' storm, second that had
struck the Mississippi valley in
two days, dipped first on the Mis
souri-Arkansas border and killed
Ed Cain, at Camp, Ark. About 12
others in that vicinity were injur
ed. Sightseers Hamper
Work ef Rescuers
A tornadlc wind, traveling in a
black, funnel shaped "cloud hart
struck Minden, more than 260
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CHICAGO, May 1. (AP) A
bomb was exploded tonight at the
residence of W. A. Metzger, team
ster union official, in fashionable
Lake Forest while 25 members of
the organization were meeting
with Metzger in the basement to
map a campaign against efforts
of gangsters to seize control of
Metzger, Lawe county business
agent for the International Broth
erhood of Teamsters, chauffeurs
and stablemen, told police he had
been warned twice recently by
leaders of a "wildcat nnlon that
"he'd be sorry" If he dldnt be
come affiliated with them.
No one was Injured, but the
house was damaged. The bomb
ing the police said supported the
theory that the five blasts that
reverberated through' the loop
business district early yesterday
were prompted by the struggle of
gangsters to seize eontrol of leg
Burglars attempted to enter the
Jorgensen building, 190 soma
Hlrh street, sometime 8unday
night but were apparently fright;
ened away, according to city po
lice. One of the skylights on the
roof had been forced open.
Constable Prescott was slain.
Eleven prospective jurors nan
naased state and defense examina
tions late today but neither side
had exercised any . peremptory
challenges. The Jury probably will
be eomoleted tomorrow. -
Since his arrest on tne muraer
charge Banks has lost his news
naner. his home and his large or
chards. Two or tnree aays neiore
tba killing he was ejected from
his newspaper of nee by court or
der. His financial ana legal
troubles were referred to indirect'
lr br his attorneys today as they
asked prospective jurors wnetner
they would bo able to bring In a
corresponding verdict if it were
established that Banks ."believes
be was the victim of persecution
and that he labored under that im
pression until It became unbearable."-
- . -
The defense sprang a last min
ute surprise by retaining Charles
A. Hardy. Eugene trial lawyer,
who is widely acquainted in Lane
county. To Hardy fell virtuaUy ths
entire task of Questioning prospec
tlvo Jurors tor the defense,- ?
MM BOARD TO
SEIID DEVEHS ElS
Will Seek Legislation
Perrnit Loan for Ton
Roads and Bridges
PORTULND. Ore, May 1
(AP) The state highway
mission decided at a special meet-'
lng here today to send its attor
ney, J. M. Devers, to Washington.
D. C, to inquire about red eral
money grants for public works.
Carrying with him all available
information about highway end
highway bridge projects that
might be started immediately tn
Oregon, Devers will leave by
The commission met as the re
sult of a suggestion by Governor
Julius L. Meier for formulation ef
a program of publie works that
oould be started In this state at
once so that no time would be
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SIR OF CLU
PORTLAND. May 1. (AP)
Bishop Titus Lowe of the Metho
dist Episcopal church told mem
bers of the Portland Ministerial
association today that protestant
ministers have spent too much of
their time in recent years "snip-'
ing each other, when we ought to
have been sharp shooting the
The meeting, largely attended
by denominational leaders, was
in the nature ef a symposium on
the value and plaee of the coun
cil of churches la the life of the
. Bishop Lowe, who spent It .
years of his ministry abroad, de
clared that America is almost a
genessllon behind the orient la
cooperative Christian endeavor.
The Day in
By the Associated Press
Senate passed fSOO.OOM)00
direct relief. Mil with minor
changes in house ineasare, and
took vp Tennessee valley deyet
' After republican opposition de
veloped rule was prepared to allow
house vote ea farm eommodity
currsncy Inflation bin after six
hours debate, , , : . - -
Senator Robinson of Arkan
sas, democratic lender, express- -ed
hope ef early Jut swdjoarn--asent
after conference with
President Roosevelt formally
revived at dinner Tonus A. Le
L'reton. special envoy from Argen-r
Una, for economic discussions. , -
Secretary Wallace speeded
plans of patting farm relief '
nMaeare late effect as soon as
ft Is enaeted. "
Senate stock' market investiga
tion, counsel, Ferdinand Pecora,
announced J. P. Morgan and ether
banking leaders would be caller .
to testify this month.