The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, June 02, 1933, Page 1, Image 1

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Salem, Oregon, Friday Morning, June 2, 1933
No. 5S
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Coordinated Disposal
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Discussed at Mating
Salem Favorable but
Unable to Bond ia
Word of McKay
WUl Start
Survey; Immediate
Action Pledged
Pastor - Superintendents to
Succeed Elders; Bishop
Epp, Ohio, Presides
The 60 th annual session of the
Mayors of Willamette valley Oregon Conference of the Evan-
elties conferred In Portland yes- set leal church opened Thursday
terday at the call of Governor Me- morning at the First church here
ler to devise a plan, to -free the with Bishop G. W. Epp of Cleve
Wlllamette river of pollution land, O., In the chair. The con
through a definite plan of sewage ference will continue through
disposal. The recommendations Sunday.
which came j from' the ' meeting Chief among the business con
were: i ducted the opening day was the
That committee of three "cap- to substitute four pastor-
able-" engineers be named to make supennienaenis lor ine presiding
. .Htiminir inn nf th nitn-1 elder basis which has been used
ation and bring in a report: that heretofore. The four pastor-dls-m.i.
.Hw Av tvam nroninii t trict superintendents selected
offer every facility toward com- r: Re,V C-, "'J'
pilatlon of the report; that each
L. Lovell and Rev. E. C Kreit-
city immliately take all possible w. all of Jortlan and Rev
wsna a avuuiici ui uavu sia
Independent Steps toward obtain-
ing such aewage disposal plants. JJJ hh. n2etT?1 BCTTe
i t in fn,tih will be determined later.
Governor Meier stated on behalf
of himself and the reconstruction
advisory board headed by Ray
mond B, Wilcox, who presided at
Dr. Levi Pennington addressed
the conference last night, and
tonight a big youth rally will e
held. Forty-six ministers and 30
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tTeminherV;ill Sd ISS. ,n "na"ce
lay, we will have this presented r V.,.- "
at Washington, D. C, at the ear
liest possible moment."
Salem Favorable
Bat Cannot Bond -
The plan is to finance the sew
age disposal projects with federal
funds in the event they are. maae
available through the public
works bill now before congress.
"Salem Is In sympathy with this
movement," Mayor Douglas Mc
Kay said, when called on for his WASHINGTON. June 1. (AP)
opinion of the proposed coordin-1 -The Washington Post, for 51
ated sewage disposal ysen'We years one of the outstanding daily
know how we could handle our I new: m -ers In the capital, was
problems and that we would like Isold today at public auction for
to do it. Lack of money is tne isz&.vuu.
" onlv bar. We are not in a posl-l The successful bidder was
tton to bond." I George E. Hamilton, Jr., an attor-
Wlth McKav were Chris Kow- ney representing an undisclosed
its, city attorney, Hugh Rogers, I principal whose name would not
city engineer, and S. A. Hughes, be disclosed. Hamilton saw, now
chairman of the council's commit- ever, the new owner would eon
ntmtiM I tintfe to operate the paper.
Mr Hnrhu rnreaiiAil doubt on -A. crowd of some of the most
his return to Salem last night If lmPrUn' P11, re8ent'
the sewage plan could be made eluding Mrs..Evalyn Walsh Mc-
self-llquidating. He understood l"'""""BU TT. V-.
from the fact, available at the B-Mclean former Post publisher.
v .v. gathered at the front entrance of
?'lrL7l,per ccnt of
More than 20 officials of cities!;"" " w
1 i,v avvy miv Vm k awa a -rm v
Hamilton and Geof trey Conta
identified as representing the
Hearst Interests.
Zeppo Marx is
Holdup Victim
in the Willamette valley attended
m. a 1 1 a WTT
tne eonrerence. iney inciuaea A npTesentfitirB ot William
C. Clubb, city engineer of Eu- Q Heat bld h,gh
gene; w. x. urey, mayor ot juc- tSAA ftnn .vA hirirtin in th last
Minnvllle; W. O. Ro&e, mayor Btagefl beIng llmited to offers by
01 newoerg, viciur viuwiu,
mayor of Cottage Grove, and J. L.
Fransen, city manager of Oregon
Hagh Rogers One of
Advisory Committee
The conference consumed the
entire morning and was followed
by an advisory committee confer
ence in tne auernoon. me aavia- HOLLYWOOD, Cal., June 1
ory committee wm snoruy n- (AP) Two robbers Invaded the
nounce me names 01 us iur u-1 apartment of Zeppo Marx, film
gineers 10 duk ibb premainai, comedian, tonicht. robbea Mrs,
survey. Chairman Wilcox said. Mant ci $30,000 worth of dla
The three will work with H. S. monds. bound and bagged a guest
Rogers and J. P. Newell, engineer Allan Miller of New York, and a
members of the advisory commit- neero maid and escaped after lm-
tee, and Charles J. Stricklin, state prisoning the actor and Mrs. Marx
engineer. I In a clothes closet
It was estimated after the meet
ing that at least $10,000,000
could be invested now in sewage
disposal plants on the Willamette
The governor opened the meet
inr with the warning that "the
practice of discharging raw sew
age Into the Willamette river and
its tributaries has reached a point
where it Is dangerous to public
health, and presents a condition 1
which must be corrected."
Most Extensive Audit Made
In Several Years Shows
Accounts Weil Kept
Fiscal Agency Role Deemed
Unwise; Reduced tax
Receipts Noted
Warrants drawn by Marion
county for all purposes In 1932
exceeded by $209,121 cash re
ceipts of the county, total out
lay of the county being $1,120,-
489.91 and total Income $917,
368.20. These sums, according
to the annual audit of county
funds released yesterday, Include
moneys collected for the school
districts and transmitted to them.
The audit, an 20-page docu
ment, was completed by Arthur
O. Davison, Salem public ac
countant, and Alfred E. Vlck.
assistant, and represents the
most extensive check of county
funds made In many years.
County account are found In
general to be in good condition.
Tho audit recommends that the
county "discontinue acting as a
fiscal agency," alluding in this
recommendation to existing prac
tices of paying school district
bond and interest maturities
whether or not the districts have
moneys available and thereby
advancing county- funds to the
districts. A nioriuhly statement
of cash on hand as well as re
ceipts and disbursements is also
asked of the treasurer's office.
Tax Collections Off,
Reason for Deficit
Public Work
Tax Plan to
See Changes
With some changes likely In
the house income tax Increases,
the senate finance committee will
undertake tomorrow A rewriting
of the administration's Industrial
recovery public works-tax bill.
After final public arguments to
day brought a sharp clash in the
views of steel and labor Interests,
Chairman Harrison said the com
mittee would get down to the Job
ot revising quickly and that the
house tax program to finance the
$3,200,000,000 bond issue for
public works probably would be
among the sections modified.
Harrison did not indicate, how
ever, the specific changes the com
mittee had in mind.
Robert P. Lamont. president of
the American Iron and Steel in
stitute and former secretary of
commerce, told the committee to
day the section permitting work
ers to Join any labor anion they
choose and barring employers
from requiring employes to Join
company unions was too Indefin
ite and open to misinterpretation.
May Compel any Partner to
Withdraw; Agreements
Finally Disclosed
Harvey. Couch Goes on List
Of Select Customers;
Pecora hit Again
127 Marion County Youths
Leaving for Camp by
Way of Portland
The long-awaited muster of
Marion county's 127 recruits to
the forest conservation corps will
occur Monday morning, when the
127 plus a few extras will be
sent to Portland to undergo final
physical examinations and contin
ue on to the forest camps, It was
announced at the Red Cross office
here yesterday afternoon. Trans-
The audit recommends that the portation to Portland will be pro-
county clerk enter fees for court Tided by the county court, either
cases on the docket and suggests I Dy 1)113 or DT train.
that school clerks' accounts be au- Keceiving orders yesteraay ior
dlted so there will be no discrep- the impending mobilization. Red
ancy between their records and Cro8s officials immediately pre-
those of the districts kept in the Pared to notify all of the youths
treasurer's offices. between 18 and 25 years of age
The deficit of 191 in in. wno nave passed tne local pnysi-
como compared to expenditures cal intlons, and Issued a call
was occasioned by the unusual ft a ;
falling off In tax collections. Topts to report: today for exam Ina-
ttlta anm nf Attn
lug reciuiis wjn mosviuuie
expenses and income could be
added $170,000 paid by the coun-
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8ILVERTON, June 1. Special)
Helen E. Davis and Eugene Ho
bart were announced tonight as
the winners of the T. N. T. honors
and their names will be placed on
the T. N. T. plaque. Each year
one boy and one girl are chosen,
The candidates are selected by the
faculty and the student body elects
the final winners from the select
ed candidates. The announcement
is always one of the big features
of commencement night.
Versa Beugli was awarded
scholarship to attend Albany col
Eighty seniors received their di
plomas from the senior nign
school at Silverton tonight. The
commencement address was deliv
ered by Burt BAvn Barker, vice
president of the Univertfty of Ore
eon, who spoke on "Ideals." Rob
ert Goetz. superintendent of Sil
verton schools, presented the di
plomas. Honor pupils were pre
sented by Herman J. Kramer,
principal of the senior high school,
the Red Cross headquarters here
at 8 a. m. Monday, ready to go
direct to the camps, according to
Miss Erma Wiggins, assistant sec
retary. They are to carry a lunch
for the day in Portland and a suit
case containing the small personal
belongings they wish to take to
camp. No extra clothing will be
needed since that will be provided
by the government.
The youths who pass the exam
ination at Portland will be taken
to the camps, probably to the two
above Mehama and Detroit. Those
who fail will not be provided with
transportation back to Marion
Further physical examinations
are being given here this week to
Marion county men coming under
the experienced forester classifi
cation. H. G. White, assistant su
pervisor ot the Willamette forest.
will return to Salem tomorrow to
arrange for sending the remaining
50 woodsmen ot the county s quo
tas to the camps. Miss Wiggins
He Went Along
With Fugitives
In the midst of their soundings
of the extent of the Morgan en
terprises, senate investigators dis
closed today that J. P. Morgan Is
the dictator who has final deci
sion ia any dispute among the
partners of his banking house
over policies of the firm.
The financier, who has sat si
lently during the last several days
of the banking committee's inves
tigation of his business transac
tions was also empowered by the
partnership agreement drawn on
March 31, 1916. after his father's
death to compel any of his part
ners to withdraw at any time and
fix the amount of funds due him.
Partners also were allowed to
withdraw voluntarily.
The long-guarded partnership
papers were placed into the record
by Ferdinand Pecora, committee
Investigator, over the protest of
John W. Davis, Morgan counsel,
after the committee members so
determined in closed session.
Ooold- Have Sold
For 122 Millions
Just before the partnership ar
ticles were made public, one of
the partners George Whitney
had agreed that on 1929 prices
the banking house could have sold
Its united corporation holdings at
a profit of $122,508,000.
These disclosures were brought
out by Pecora during a day which
added Harvey C. Couch, now a Re
construction corporation director,
to the growing line of Morgan se
lected customers.
The day's testimony also
brought out that the total Income
taxes , Jar. tho Morgan partners
from 1919 to 1929 Inclusive was
During the hearing, a pamphlet
criticizing Pecora'a handling of
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Three Kansas Fugitives who3att!ed Police Chief at
Siloam Springs Reported Seen Late Thursday Night;
Posse Reorganizes and Takes up Search; Robbery of -
Chelsea Bank Charged to Hunted men
Kirk Prather, warden of the
Kansas state penitentiary at
leasing, who was kidnaped by
the eight eoavicta who made
a snceeesfol break from the
prima Tuesday. He was later
released, bat has now turned
over his office to his recently
appointed successor.
Six Bandits, one Identified as Underbill, Leader in
Lansing Break, Take $2500; Many Shots Tired but
None Apparently hit; Search Centers in Ozark Hill
Country Where Four States Converge
Snalr Mnfflps An to Horn
QQOH Rattler, Water Dog Eaten
.e V - Benton Has Forest Camp
I16IS Pine Mill Code Drafted
REDMOND, Ore., June 1
(AP) When A. E. Wells tried
to toot the horn on his automo
bile Sunday he received nothing
but silence for his efforts. Press
ing a couple of times extra tor
good measure and still getting no
noise, he lifted the hood and In
vestigated. A slender, four-foot
long snake was curled contented
ly about the horn. Wells hasn't
found out yet what kind of a
snake it was.
BEND, Ore., Juhe 1 (AP)
A sizeable April drop in the de
mands by banks upon the federal
reported to congress today by the One of httr.Si JnS
n.....Mtitn Mirnnntinn I to come out of this region in tne
Tha bulky report for that "33 season vas related here to
tb showed, tool a decrease in day by Harry Keller and J. Par-
tatal loaaa. In March, the month ker.
of the bank holiday, loans author- j A nine-pound Dolly Varden.
' UoA it tha tnrnoratlon for bus- thev said, captured and devoured
inesa and ' relief amounted to I a rattlesnake and then topped oft
$233,195;000. But the April re-(the meal with a 10-lneh water
nort submitted todar added up to dog. The rattler, and water dog
onlr $195,582,000. were found in the trout' inter-
One Of the biggest decreases J lor when It was dressed by Warm
. in loans to banks. In March I Snrlnrs Indiana, Keller and Par-
there were 37$ bank applications ker declared. The snake bore two
fnr loans and $131,045,000 was 1 rattles and a Button
authorised; in April the requests
nnmhered 420 and the total
amount allowed was $97,680,000.
There was, however, an April
Increase In relief loans to the
states. In March these totalled
$32,20,000; In April. . $49,423.-
' CORVALLIS. Ore.. June 1
(AP) The first civilian conser
vation corps camp in Benton
county has been established un
der the direction of Major Homer
of Chicago, who said here today
Twenty - five Cherrlans last
night were tentatively listed to go
to Lebanon today where the local
organization will crown the queen
of the strawberry festival, taking
official charge of tha coronation
ceremonies. Col. Carle Abrams
ill deliver Salem's greeting to
King Bing Frank Deckebach.
Jr., announced the following list
of members expected to attend the
festival, in uniform
Col. Abrams. Leif Bergsvik.
Elmer Daue, H- E. Eakln. Asel
Eoff. Grover Hillman, Howard
Hulsey, V. P. McNamara. Frank
Minto, Frank Myers, C. E. Wilson,
R. G. Brady. Jack caiianan, ur
L. B. Schoel, Donald Deckebach,
Clayton Foreman. T. A. Wind!
shar. William Schlitt, Charles Me-
Elbaney. George I Arbnckle.
James Clark, Dr. O. A. Olson, P
D. Quisenberry and Gus Hlxson
Drys Committee
Will Announce 7
Candidates Soon
The Marion County Dry commit
tee, representing the temperance
organizations of the county, soon
will announce a full ticket of sev
en candidates for election July 21
as delegates to the state conven
er lumber groups will attempt to tion on repeal or retention of the
coordinate their respective codes 18th amendment. It was announc-
lnte one applying to the entire
lumber Industry that will fit Into
the government's trade recovery
program. - .
v David T. Mason ef Portland,
manager of the Western Pine as
sociation, said the code Includes
provisions for maximum hours
per week, of labor and minimum
wages to be paid employes, but
the definite figures will be deter
mined by the loyal legion of log
gers and lumbermen.'
1. (AP) The treachery of fog
and a desperate effort to escape
which failed by a slim margin
caused a crash of a transport
plane of the U. S. army air corps
against a mountainside in the
Cajon pass today, killing three en
listed men.
Two commissioned oiilcers were
Injured, one seriously and anoth
er, the pilot, slightly, and two
other enlisted men were hurt cri
The Injured, removed to a hos
pital here, apparently have a good
chance for recovery, surgeons said
The dead:
Private Addison C. Spencer,
Riverside, Cal.
Private Charles M. Leadbetter.
Roseburg, Ore.
Private L. D. Reomana, Syra
cuse, N. Y.
The tragedy occurred as Lieut.
Charles M. McHenry slipped the
big transport through the heavy
fog overlying the San Bernardino
mountains, en route from the
home base at March field, near
here, to Crissy field, San Fran
that the first work will be the
construction of .a road north to
ward Grass mountain.
The camp, housing 180 men, is
located at present on the Corval-
lis-Waldport highway at Fall-
creed, 36 miles west of here, and
is known as the Grass Valley
camp. Later, Major Homer said,
permanent quarters will be built
nearer the mountain.
PORTLAND, Ore., June 1
(AP) A code of fair trade prae
tice designed to fit into the na
tional trade recovery bill now be
fore congress was adopted today
by the Western Pine association
at the concluding session of its
four-day special meeting here.
The code will be taken to Chi
cago about June 20 when repre
sentatives from the Douglas fir,
western pine. Redwood, southern
pine, hardwood, cypress and oth
SILOAM SPRINGS. Ark- June 1 fAPl Tlim m
uriJUB i cscapea jkansas Conner who engaged la a
battle hero last midnight with Police Chief Bob II-11-l
reported seen by fishermen at 11 p. m. tonight on Flint creek, few
avnuwrn VI nm) in UM Oil IS.
City and count r officers who had hea iMn-hi. r
throughout the day Immediately re-formed a posae aad art oat far
CH-LbtA, Okla., June 1. (AP) Oklahoma's two
prison breakers were cantured tonio-rit tha monVf
I -1 1 tr . ... .
Mass Meetina Called Here penuentiary iusnuves centered about Che
Mass Meeting uaiiea nere where 6lx of their number were bm for the
Saturday to horwara
Truck tax Fight
Growth of 200 members in 24
hours was reported at an execu
tlve committee meeting of the
Truck Owners and Farmers Pro
tective association held at the
chamber of commerce here last
night. Membership was reported
as standing at approximately 50
The association was organized to
fight the new truck and bus tax
Tne meeting developed into a
conference with representatives
from Sheridan, Sclo, Mill City and
Corvallis who contemplate organ
ixlng units ot the association in
those municipalities. Truck own
ers in 20 cities throughout the
state now are considering joining
the movement, William Carver,
secretary, announced.
Hearing that an unexpectedly
large crowd would attend
Silverton men, Women Form
Organization to Spread
School Propaganda
mass meeting called by the asso
ciation for 2 p. m. tomorrow at I
the chamber of commerce, the ex
ecutive committee declared provi
sion would be made to accommo
date all comers.
Fearful that the new law will
increase the price of fuel wood.
many citizens not directly inter-
SILVERTON. June 1. Two
groups were formed at Silverton
Thursday for the purpose of
spreading educational propaganda
to the voters of the Silverton
the school district prior to the June
ested In trucking are joining the Thursday night.
association. Carver reported.
ed last night.; A balanced ticket
was promised, with representation
for the various districts In the
The dry committee, campaign
organisation for the temperance
groups, will Initiate active promo
tion of the candidacies In their
list. Representative citizens from
Salem and elsewhere in the coun
ty are cooperating with the com
mittee In selecting and filing the
names of candidate.
NEW YORK, June 1. (AP)
Americans drank a million and a
half barrels of legal beer In April.
C. B. Williams, secretary of the
United States Brewers' association
said today.
They would have drunk more If
the brewers had been able to make
it fast enough, he asserted in mak
ing public the first official figures
en beer production and sales.
Williams said the supply still
was running far behind the de
mand and estimated the entire
first year production of the beer
industry will fall short of the
country's needs by 40,000.000 bar
rels. He said that beer was now
legal In 23 states, having a com
bined population of 100,000,000
Total production In April was
2.200,400 barrels, sales totaled
1,600,000. Much. of the new beer
was not properly aged and there
fore could not be put on the market
After numerous delays, argu
ment of the case of the city of
Salem against the Oregon-Washington
Water Service company is
scheduled to be heard, beginning
at 10 a. m. this morning in su
preme court here. The suit in
volves the legality of a $2,500,000
bond Issue authorized by Salem
voters December 16, 1931, for the
purchase and construction of a
municipal water plant.
The case is on appeal from
decision by Judge L. G. Lewelling
who sustained a demurrer .made
by the defendant. If the higher
court should approve the validity
ot the bonds, the way would be
cleared for the city to apply to the
R. F. C. for moneys with which to
purchase and add to the existing
water plant.
robbery of a bank.
Less than 30 hours after their escaix from att'.
prison at McAlester, Jim Stribling and H. D. Bradoury. con-
viciea Kiiiers, were apprenenaea Dy omcers at Staurt, where
Oiney were reported trying to board
a irain. Tne town Is in the hilly
country 20 miles west ot McAles
Exchanging shots with police,
the six bank robbers, one of whom
was identified from pictures as
Wilbur Underhlll, "Tri-State Ter
ror" who led Tuesday's Kansas
prison break, fled from the Bank
of Chelsea this afternoon. Despite
the f usllade of shots, no one seem
ingly was wounded.
Search for the convicts centered
in the rugged Ozark hill courtry
of four states.
Eleven convicts who kidi
Warden Kirk Prather of tha
sas prison, later releasing hint at
weicn, uxia., apparently had aytlt
into several groups In the arn
where Missouri. Kansas. Okla
homa and Arkansas converge)
Three men who last nlatrr
gaged Police Chief Bob LaFollette
of Siloam Springs In a ransdax
gun fight after stealing a ear at
Siloam Springs, Ark., were traced
irom near Maysville. Ark.. vhn
the trail was lost early today, te
a point across the Oklahoma line
about six miles northwest of the
The car stolen in Siloam Springs
when they abandoned one with a
Kansas license tar, was found at '
the end of a country road north
of the city. As there are no roada
In the hills the men apparently
were forced to continue on foot.
The ear bore several bullet marks.
Belief was expressed by officers
that the entire group had beaded
for the Cookson hills In northeast
Oklahoma a refuge for outlaws
since before statehood.
19 school election. Mrs. J. Ballan
tyne, Thursday afternoon called
together a group of women rep
resenting the various ehurches,
the American Legion auxiliary,
the Parent - Teachers association,
other civic organizations and non
affiliated persons. Oscar Lee call
ed a similar meeting of men
Water Case to
Come Up Today,
.MmrPmn tf1ir groups to find out the actual facts
UUllClUC VsUUi I of the 8ltnaUon and to get these
Both Mrs. Ballantyne and Mr.
Lee explained that so many ru
mors had been spread concerning
local school conditions that the
average voter was now at a loss
to know Just where he stood. It
was the purpose of these two
before as many voters ss possible.
There were to no "sides" taken
and no antagonism aroused, it
was stated.
Among the facts given out
Forty per cent of all property
taxes within the city limits and
60 per cent of the property tax
in the school districts outside of
the Silverton city flmts go to
schools. It was explained that this
Is according to law. Someone
brought up that the rumor had
become current that the average
school teacher's salary at Silver
ton was $136. The actual salaries
received by the local school teach
ers were shown to average
It was pointed out that among
those who approved of this year's
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Valley Flower Show to
Open; Exhibits Numeious
BISMARCK, N. D June 1.
(AP) Representatives ef strlk
tng common laborers and of the
Lundoff - BIckrell company, Chl
cago, tonight .signed an agree
ment ending the strike which
halted construction operations of
the new North Dakota capttol
building. May 16.
Today at Marlon Square will
open the rourtn annual iiower
show of the Willamette Valley
Flower show organization. A
beautiful setting amidst the trees
has been greatly enhanced by the
splendid exhibits and elaborate
decorations and displays which
have been developed by flower
growers, of the valley.
Judging will take place this
morning, 11:20 o'clock being the
deadline for entrance ot exhibits.
All growers of flowers are urged
to enter blossoms, be the exhibit
a brilliant one or small. The late
ness ot the season has prevented
such a renerous supply of flower
in the gardens and because of this
some may. hesitate to cut flowers.
The' show : committee urge all
gardeners to be generous with ex
At present there Is a large ex
hibit Indicated but It Is hoped to
make this show the largest which
hat yet been seen in Salem. The
classifications are much larger
and more generous this year than
ever before and therefore It Is ex
pected that the show wul be
greatly enlarged.
band will open the show this aft
ernoon at 1:30 o'clock. Following
this will be addresses by Ernest
Iafer, president ot the Salem Gar
den club, and by Mayor Douglas
McKay. This will be followed by
numerous enticing features in
cluding an "International street"
upon which interesting exhibits
have been arranged Including cob
blestone walks and European
touches. A varied program of mu
sic and features will be heard
upon this street at various times
during the day.
At 3:30 o'clock Miss Irene
Breithaupt and Miss Helen Brelt-
baupt will give a demonstration
on "Care and Arrangement ef Cut
A special musical program has
been arranged to begin at 7:30
o'clock In the evening. This will
Include ' musical a ambers under
the direction of Miss Ruth Bed
ford. - - -
An open letter to the Willam
ette Yallev Flower show will be
presented as part of the program
today from Father Scboemer,
floral scientist, especially voted
for the development which he has
Secretary Wallace said today
the recent upward sweep of farm
prices had greatly limited the
amount of money he could raise
through taxation to finance acre
age reduction under the farm ad
justment act.
, The maximum proces!a tax
he is allowed to levy Is the differ
ence between the current price
and the average prices for the
period. 1909 to 1914.
"The higher the price the less
there is available to rent land and
the less willing producers are te
rent their land' Wallace said.
Attributing the rise In part to
expectation ot buyers that pro
duction control would be under
taken, he said, "the extent' of
speculation euts down the under
pinning of speculation aad the
thing on which speculation Is
ed Is less likely to occur.
The Salem high school boys1 brought about concerning roses.
Renovation Starts
On Brewery Plant
Renovation, repair and Im
provement of the old Salem brew
ery plant Is under way en North
Commercial street, a group ef
men working steadily to place the
plant here in shape for. early In
stallation ot brewing machinery.
Tho Salem Brewing association,
articles of Incorporation tor which
have' been filed, will operate te
plant aad it Is understood has al
ready been successful in selling a
considerable part of the $12S,
ot authorized stock. Machinery aa
well as bottle and barrels for the
outpat of the brewery are said te-
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nave oeea urucrra.