The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, June 07, 1933, Page 1, Image 1

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Salem, Oregon, Wednesday, Jane 7, 1933
No. 62
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Columbia Floods Lowlands
In Vancouver , Region,
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Silver Ratio Basis
For Money Reserve
To be Parley Issue
Economist: Not
Kitchen Variety
75 Feet at Hood River but
Not '.' Rising; ; Portland ;
Docks are Damaged
As the Columbia river kept up its
steady rise tonight, 'spilling oter
thousands of aerey of lowland in
the vkjiattjf of . Vancouver, -Wash.,
the number of farmers and dairy
men temporarily deserting their
lands along; the river was increas
ed. - !- ?. ; w..t.-v- --
Several dairy herds were" driven
from the pastures: Owners of oth
er herds rushed supplies to their
farms where they . expected to
stand a long siege. Those resi
dents who decided to stay, at their
lowland farms despite the disrup
tion of travel the high water has
brought, were planning to bring
their milk and other farm prod
ucts to market in boats and on
At Vancouver the river "rose to
a stage of 21.3 feet, only .3 of a
foot less than last year's crest,
21.6. Some hope tor at least tem
porary relief from the rising wat
ers was seen in the, report . that
the Snake river was falling.
Washongal, Camas
Lowlands Flooded
Farther upstream at Washou
gal and Camas, Wash., lowlands
along the Columbia and Washou
gal rivers were completely flood
ed today and farmers and home
owners were preparing for even
higher water. Operations of a
large paper mill at Camas, it was
said, would not be seriously hind
ered until the 29-foot . level , is
Although there was still a 10
foot clearance along the dike on
Richardson road on the Oregon
side, gardeners in - the district
were concerned about the steady
rise of the watersrliWnBah
county deputy sheriffs -were' on
patrol. The river was within 6
feet of flooding an amusement re
sort, and employes of a meat
packing plant were patrolling the
Faloma dike lest the waters break
through and flood the extensive
industrial area of North Portland,
With the river at avel of
75 feet at Hood River, truck
eardeners in the area were build
ing dikes today to protect the low
lands. The stream was near a
standstill there today, however.
after rising steadily for several
The Willamette river was also
rising steadily, causing damage
to several docks in the Portland
harbor, hut the weather bureau
predicted that after Thursday the
rise would be considerably slower.
The river tonight stood at 20.3
feet here, a rise of half a foot in
24 hours. The weather bureau
forecast a stage of 21.5 feet by
Friday. Flood stage is 25 feet.
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Not Bimetallism Says
Pittman, Author
Of Proposal
of Nevada, member of the Amer- ReVOlt ASSUaged Dy F. R. S
mr-'jr -watt
The only woman officially attach
ed to the U. S. delegation to the
London economic conference.
Miss Celeste Jedel is shown as
she sailed from New York. She
is a member of Professor
Moley's advisory council.
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Another Mass Meeting Will
Be Held Here Saturday;
Organizing Groups
The Truck Owners' and Farm
ers Protective association will
hold another mass meeting at the
chamber of commerce here at 2
p. m. Saturday to discuss the new
truck licensing and taxing law
which goes into effect soon, and
to consider ways of obtaining its
revision, the executive committee
decided at a meeting yesterday..
The general public, as well as
truck owners and farmers, will be
urged to attend.
The wave of opposition to the
new law, which the protective as
sociation maintains is unjust and
unreasonable, is mounting daily,
as evidenced by numerous letters
and other inquiries coming to A.
(Turn to page 2, col. 1)
Bridges that can be made of
raw materials found in the woods
and can be assembled like jig
saw' puziles, rustic fireplaces with
nary a nail, brick nor piece of tin,
shelters constructed with no tools
other than axe, knife and spade
Boy Scouts learn to take care of
themselves along the forest trails
and on Friday night they will
demonstrate their knowledge to
the nubile.
At 7 o'clock that night the pro
gram of the annual Boy . Scout
field rally of Cascade area, com
prising Marion, Polk and Linn
counties, will start on Sweetland
field here.! Troops from all parta
of the area are expected to par
ticipate in the exhibitions and
contests. Many of them will camp
overnight at the field.
What can be done with bow
and arrow will be demonstrated,
as & special program feature, by
Harry and John Hadley Hobson,
archery experts.
A new theatre win be opened
at 255 North Church street here
August 1, Donald A. Young of
the Capitol Securities corporation
announced yesterday. The cor
poration will remodel the struc
ture now occupied by Dadivson's
Auto Service. Although the pro-
ect is backed by local capital.
Young declined to divulge the
names of persons interested in it
Entirely independent, the new
theatre will show first and sub
sequent run pictures of a type not
before available in Salem, Young
stated. Plans are, he added, to in
stall a small stage for acts and to
render the show house comfort
able, well ventilated and heated
but not elaborate. Admission
prices will be less than those pre
vailing now.
Remodeling, to start about
July 1, will include replacement
of the present concrete floor with
a sloping theatre floor, addition
of a new front with marquis, and
provisions for a small confection
ery at one side of the entrance.
Soil Fertility
Tour of Valley
Is Slated Today
CORVALLIS. Ore., June .
(AP) A ( soil fertility tour of
western Oregon, designed to Tlew
the results of fertiluer - demon
strationa (sponsored by the Ore
gon experiment station under
many cropping: conditions, .will
start f r ojn Corvalli tomorrow
morning, land continue through
the west! side counties to the
north In the forenoon and back
through the east side counties in
the afternoon.
Information as to where the
touring party may be "picked P
enroute is available through the
c o a n t yi agents.- Soil scientists
here estimate . that About one
third of i the present, $300,009
pent in Oregon for fertilisers is
wasted. by improper msa .
Additional 60 Millions for
Disabled may be Paid,
Not Raise Taxes
VELT. .AT SEA. June 6.
(APJ Senator Key Pittman
Compromise, Feeling
Among Bourbons
lean delegation now proceeding to
me juonaon economic conference.
revealed today the terms of a clan
Dy wmcn tne nations could use
silver as a certain percentage of
tneirr currency reserves to econ
omise on gold and to raise and WASHINGTON. June (AP)
stabilise the price of the white! Democratic house leaders were
metal. more hopeful tonight that Presi
The governments whose renre-1 dent Roosevelt's compromise pro-
sentauves , participated in the posai on increased, veterans out-
Washlngton conversations are In tays would be accepted by the
general accord. Senator Pittman house Thursday and the cc.tro-
sald, though the chances for verted independent offices supply
agreement at. London upon a eon-bl11 ent to conference.
structive silver program depend The president's executive order
upon progress in other fields. I modifying the regulations nrevi-
The senator insisted his nlan I ouslv nromulzated and orleinallv
aoes not constitute bimetallism designed to save $420,000,000 in
as gold would continue to be the I veterans annroDriatlons was cred-
standard. ited by Speaker Ral&ey with less-
The nations appear to be In I ening the revolt that spread from
agreement, Mr. Pittman said, the senate to the house.
that the currency reserve of gold The situation was canvassed by
should be lowered below the 40 Raiser. Representative McDuffle
per cent now required in the of Albama, chairman of the econ-
Unlted States. Twenty-five ner omy committee, and Lewis W.
cent gold coverage was mention- Douglas, budget director, at a
ed for purposes of illustration hv conierence tonignt at tfte capitoi.
the senator who said one-fifth of Failure of the president to in-
tnis reserve should be silver . ciuae presumptive as wen as ser
vice connected aisaDUity cases,
they found, however, was unsatis
factory to many members of the
At the White House the execu
tive order issued was estimated as
increasing the outlay for veterans
about $60,000,000 compared with
the $170,000,000 anticipated ex
tra outlay under the amendment
adopted by the senate.
"Budget Director Douglas In
forms me that if the president's
compromise, which will embody
the regulations Issued today, la
adopted, the additional outlay
may be made witnout increased
taxes," Ralney said.
Noted Magazine
Publisher.. Dies'
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Rated one of World's Most
Successful Publishers;
III More Than Year
Both Drowned men Forest
Corps Members, Word
To Coroner Here
But Should Make up Time as
Post, Gatty had Trouble
And Lost H Hours :r r
Texas Aviator Refreshed by
Sleep at Omsk; Damaged .'
Strut Is Repaired
High water condition Tester-
day retarded the search for the
bodies of Howard Herron, 23, and
jonn t. Hess, 20, members of the
conservation corps stationed near
Hall, 10 miles this side of Detroit,
Coroner I e. Barrick reported on
his! return here last night with
Walter Gerth, who assisted him.
Gerth, however, left directions
with men from the forest camp
ror proceeding this morning with
further grappling for the two
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LONDON, June 6 (AP) A
special meeting of the British cab-
Lev I Harris, elderlv man Uvinir inet will be held Friday when the
In a cabin near the scene of the problem of what to do about the
drowning, told the coroner he saw American aeDt payment aue June
Herron and Hess In a boat trvine 15 may bo threshed out to a, de-
to cross the Santiam river to the
Linn county side, that they lost
an oar out appeared In no diffi
culty when he entered his cabin.
When he came out a few minutes
later the boat was not in sight. '
Reports at the forest camp.
Barrick said, were that the oars
from the boat were discovered
along the river boom at Mill City.
The boat was found on the rocks.
badly battered, a mile and a half
downstream from the Harris
Young Herron, contrary to. nre-
vious reports, was a member of
the conservation corps, the cor
oner, who interviewed the father,
a Gates resident, stated. Hess en
listed in the corps at Chicago and
was a member of Company 620,
stationed at Mary creek camp in
charge of Lieutenant Serff.
Officials estimated today in an
nouncing the summoning of the
extraordinary meeting of minis
ters that the government expects
to have by Friday some indication
from Washington .of what the
American government Is counting
on from London when pay day
rolls round. x
(Wednesday) (AP) Cyrus H.
K. Curtis, newspaper and maga-
tine publisher, died today. He
was in his 83rd year.
M. Curtis, one of the world's
greatest publishers, passed away
at 2:10 a. m., In his home in
suburban Wyncote.
He had been ill since May, last
year, when he was stricken with
a heart attack while on his yacht
Lyndonia, near New York, and
was hurraed to this city aboard
the vessel.
Five days later his wife died
suddenly. She had taken a room
in the hospital to be near him
and passed away in her sleep
from a heart ailment from which
she had suffered for a number
of years. She was his second
wife and a second cousin.
Mr. Curtis was chairman of
the board of the Curtis Publish
ing company which publishes the
Saturday . Evening Post, Ladies'
Home Journal and the Country
Also, Mr. Curtis was president
of the Ctrrtls-Martin Newspapers,
Inc., which publishes the Phila
delphia Public Ledger and Eve
ning Ledger and the New York
Evening Post and owns the Phila
delphia Inquirer company, which
publishes the Inquirer. He was a
member of the Associated Press.
The publisher left one daugh
ter, Mrs. Mary Louis Curtis Bok,
widow of Edward W. Bok, for
many years editor of Ladies'
Home Journal. She was his only
OMSK, Siberia, June 7 (Wed
nesday) (AP) Nearly ; half a
day behind the world ' girdling
record he hopes to beat, Jimmle
Mattern was flying over interior
Siberia today toward Chita, 1,703
miles due east of here.
Favorable weather ahead and
half a day on the ground here
with its refreshing sleep were
factors to aid him in making np
the advantage he lost yesterday.
The Texan took off from hero
at 1:10 a. m. Moscow time (5:10
p. m. Tuesday, eastern standard
time). As his plane cleared the
ground he was Just 10 hours. 41
minutes behind the pace set by
Wiley Post and Harold Gatty
when they set the world circuit
traveling record of eight days,. 15
hours and 51 minutes in 1931.
Good Chance Seen
To Make Up Loss
Mattern left Omsk just three
days, 12 hours and 50 minutes
after his departure from New
York for his record-breaking
transatlantic flight to Norway.
(fost ana Gatty passed over
Omsk three days, two hours and
nine minutes after leaving New
York, flying on the Novosibirsk
It is recalled they encountered
trouble later, plunging into
m u d h o 1 e at Blagovestchenck.
where their plane was mired for
14 M hours.)
Mattern landed here Just 54
minutes ahead of Post and Gatty's
time, arriving from Moscow at
1:35 Moscow time yesterday
(5:35 a. m. eastern standard time
Tuesday). A wing strut broken In
landing was repaired here yester
day. Mattern covered the 1,400
miles to Omsk from Moscow In
12 hours, 21 minutes.
kdiana, Formerly Dry
Stronghold, Goes Wet
Two to One
By Nearly
Waitress to be
Banker's Bride
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Tttath-State to Ratify
- Repeal of Federal
Prohi Measure
248 Delegate Named
By RepealisU and
76 Wffl Oppose
(Wednesday) ( AP) Indians at
ita special repeal election Tuesday
voted to Join the nine ether ststee
that have balloted in favor 'ef re
pealing the eighteenth amend,
Incomplete sod unofficial re
turns indicated that at the coa
vention to be held June 26, whn
the sute's stand 00 the amend
ment Is to be formallr
24 8 of the 3 29 delegates will vote
for ratification on the twenty-first
amendment, and sevntwi
against ratification. The remaia
Ing five were doubtful early today.
Jomy or, 155 delegate is
required for control of the convention.
The- popular
the state in favor of ratification
or the new amendment was nearlv
wo to one.
The vote, from 2274 nf .h-
state's 3691 precincts was: 5i -
ZJ9 for ratification and 277 64
against. Fifty-aix counties return
ed majorities for repeal delegates
33 elected drv delatea
Miss Frances Sewznk, 20-year-old
Frankford, Pa., waitress, who
recently announced she is to
marry Robert F. Welsh, 59-year-old
banker, who is a prom
inent society sportsman. Miss
Sewxak works in her parents'
sandwich shoo a few doors
from Welsh's banking firm.
Approach of payment day for
the European war debtors a week
hence stirred a fresh revival of
speculation on this controversy to
day but found President Roosevelt
still silent and apparently stand
ing firm for payment of the $144,-
179. 074 due.
News that the British cabinet
would meet in extraordinary ses
sion on Friday to tackle the prob
lem, linked with intimations from
London that it expected word on
the attitude of the United States
at that time, brought from the
Wlila TTnu a a n1v this atfltamant
round on tseacn LVlrJt Be
"There bar been no official
word from Great Britain on war
debts. Therefore, no official reply
Is being prepared.
(AP) President Roosevelt today
nominated Carl C. Donaugh for
United States attorney for Ore
BOSTON, June 7. (AP)
Coast guard headquarters early
today received a report that the
steamer Santa Cecilia had col
lided with the Gloucester fisher
man Lucille during a heavy fog
19 miles off Pollok Rip lightship
and was standing by.
Immediate details were lacking
and coast guard craft were order
ed to the scene.
Available records list the Santa
Cecilia as a freighter of the Plant
Steamship corporation of New
York. They show her to be a
6,000-ton vessel.
Pollok Rip lightship lies be
tween the island of Nantucket
arfd Martha's Vineyard.
Body of Boy is
PORTLAND, Ore., June
(API The nomination of
C. Donaugh by President Roose- A nnnho Acton 11fi
velt todav to be United States at- v
torney for, Oregon was the first lifc AaTrr III
definite step taken so far by the 1TCVC71 ill
6--(AP) The body of a hand
some boy about five years old,
washed upon the beach at Eglon
today, was believed by officers to
be that of Larry Rayner, whose
parents were drowned when their
skiff overturned Friday. An at
tempt at identification will be
made tomorrow.
Hope for River
Development is
lnif1 h7 7?PT I Donaugh's nomination is confirm
r vilC7U uy 4" ed. There have been rumors
new administration in filling ma
jor appointive offices in this
Donaugh, who is state chair
man of the democratic party.
found considerable opposition to
his candidacy. Many democrats
claimed that in working diligent
ly for his own appointment he
was not devoting sufficient time
to line up other patronage Jobs
in the state.
George N e u n e r, Incumbent
United States attorney. Is expect
ed to step down as soon as
Until Year Ago
LAWTON, Okla., June 6
(AP) Nah-Thle-Tla, 110-y ear
old Apacbe, who last year was
hailed as the oldest living mother
in the United States by the Na
tional Federation of Women s
clubs in Seattle, was burled at
Apache today.
Never, until a year ago, had
the aged Indian woman been ser
lously 111. As & child, she played
with the famous chief, Geronimo,
and remembered well the historic
falling of stars in 1832.
413 Bales Sold in Last two
Days; Prices 70 Cents
And Little Above
Hop sales of 413 bales of 1932
stock in the past two days has
brought more life to the hop mar
ket than has been exhibited In
nearly two weeks. Hart and WU
liams bought 222 bales yesterday
at 71 cents; and 53 bales from
Lachmund at 71 U cents. Wolf
Hop company bought 114 bales
Monday at 70 cents and 24 bales
at 67 cents.
In the 222 bales at 71 cents was
61 bales from Frank Miller at
Forest Grove; 49 bales from
Adam Orey of Salem; 52 from the
Cooper estate at Independence
and 52 bales from Mt. Angel.
The Monday and Tuesday sales
reduce the 1932 stock in growers
hands to 2800 bales.
The market decrease over two
weeks ago, when 75 cents was the
prevailing price, is probably ac
counted for largely In lack of In
Word from the east that the
government is holding up a num
ber of brewery permits for one
reason or another may have some
bearing on the slightly lower mar
ket. These breweries will of
course not buy heavily until the
permits are Issued, and as soon as
they are issued some pickup In
the market may be expected.
At the same time, buyers are
not unmindful that it is at most
only another three months before
the 1933 crop will be on the market.
(AP) In torrid WoI h or TnHl..-
roters cast their ballots on repeal
me cigmeentn amendment today.
Despite urcnt annai
by both prohibitionists and lead-
era oi me repeal forces, the elec
torate failed to turn out in great
u iu u e r s ana predictions that
un tne nuaHflH
would cast thir ballot.
ally proved correct.
Temperatures in th ni.x..
deterred many in urban commuai-
ues from votinr -hii n
al districts farmers went abea
wun rield work.
Indiana has been regarded by
some prohibition proponents as
the crucial state in the repeal
battle. Bishop Jamei Cannon, Jr
of the Methodist Episcopal
church, south, campaigning here
said: 'Indiana U the first state
in which we have hafl an even
chance. If we can win here we can
prevent repeal."
Repeal leaders looked to the
outcome of the voting with con
fidence. William Stokes, executive
director of the United Repeal
council, said the lethargy of the
voters served only to cut down the
majority in favor of repeal.
CHICAGO. June 6 (AP)
The margin by which Illinois be
came the ninth state to reject na
tional prohibition widened to
night on the basis of virtually
complete returns from the state's
vote yesterday on the 21st amend
ment to the constitution.
The returns showed the final
vote probably would be four to
one in favor of the amendment,
which would repeal the 18th
amendment if ratified by 36
states. The vote for repeal was
about nine to one in Chicago and
two to one in the remainder of
the state.
Unofficial returns from 6656 of
the state's 7249 precincts gave:
For repeal 1.125.846; against re
peal 302.193.
Butsch Dies From Burns
The Dalles Mayor Injured
Vacuum Cleaner Rescues
Boy 14, Hailed as Hero
MOUNT ANGEL, Ore., June f.
(AP) Joseph M. Butsch, 84,
died from burns suffered today.
officers said, when he threw gas
oline on a brush fire to speed the,
clearing of land. He was overcome
by the fumes, the officers said,
and unable to get out of the path
of the flames. He was the son of
Mrs. Frank Butsch, and lived on
a farm a mile north of here.
DALLES, Ore., June .
(AP) Dr. Fred Thompson, The
Dalles physician and mayor of the
city, suffered- fractured pelvis
and possible Internal injuries
when he was thrown from a
horse today while vacationing at
the Charles Bernard ranch at
Supplee. Ore. An ambulance was
sent from The Dalles to bring the
injured man to a hospital here.
PORTLAND, , Ore., Jane .
(AP) Here's a new use for a
vacuum cleaner- the conservation
of wild life. In the ' home of . Ev-
PORTLAND, Ore., June 9.
(AP) Belief that federal funds
for the development of the Col urn
bia river above Portland for nav
igation ' will be made available
was expressed by George C. Baer,
personal representative of Gov
ernor Meier, in a report he made
today upon his return from
that Neuner may run for gover
nor In the next regular election.
Fehl Claims Levens Said
Late Sports He was Innocent, 'Fi anted'
duct extends from above the kit- "rrriT"' r ' . " . . . r ' , " "
chen range to the roof. Frantic
flutterings were heard today in
the ventilator. Harding: 'knew
some feathered creature had man
euvered itself into captivity, but
he couldn't rescue the bird
through the small opening. He
got his vacuum cleaner, poked
the norzle up the ventilator and
"turned on the Juice." He with
drew the cleaner slowly. Held fast
to the noxxle by the suction was a-
PORTLAND, Ore., June 6.
(AP)--Wong Bock Cheung, Chi
cago Chinese, defeated Abe Kap-
eapital with representatives from I lan of New York, taking two
Washington and Idaho in an at-1 straight falls, in the main event
tempt to promote the develop-1 of tonight's wrestling card here.
ment. 1 Cheung weighed 214, five pounds
"it is my opinion mat tne co-1 less than his opponent
lumbia river will receive an alVo-l Cheung was awarded the first
cation of funds for channel work fall on a foul in 25 minutes after
and that th6 president is abso-1 KaplSh had dropped him with an
lutely adverse to large projects I uppercut to the Jaw. The Chinese
which include irrigation of arid I took the second fall ten mln
lands," Baer said in his report to utes later ' with
the governor. - choke hold.
osjmiwhi atM ia vasaow a b uu I m
harmed through a kitchen win- AaVr?r USOGCt
SMITH RIVER,-Ore., June 6.
(AP) Weston Dailer, 14. is
MEDFORD, Ore., June C
(AP) Arthur La Dieu, former
business associate of Llewellyn A.
Banks, was scheduled to appear
in circuit court here Thursday in
the first trial growing out of the
theft of 10,600 ballots from the
Jackson county courthouse on the
eve of a recount of votei
Walter Jones, mayor of the
town of Rogue River, will he the
second to go en trial, with John
niann nf Ashland, former Jackson
a Manchunan i .nnn- h third ta ha eaii-
I 1
Richard Btahl. Sit. Berlin,! mhahi i in is.
took one fall from Nore Jert-1 dieted for the theft of the ballots,
strom, 211, Chicago, to win the l.n indictment that shocked the
Tlrtrt T nncrtfrnxrr 'lT-und seml-windup. Larrr eounty by Its boldness and split
A dtiCII, laUilgVACW Bennett, 171, Portland, and Hel-the district Into several factions.
nle Olson, 172, Portland, wren-1 Th. theft occurred ea the eve of
LONOYTEW, Wash.. Juno f . tied three rounds to a draw In I a recount to determine the legal-
hero to Geraldlne Stevens, half! (AP) Ruby Taggert, alias I the opener. - I ity of the election of Sheriff Gor-
hls age. The girl fell from the I Mrs. Fred J. Morgan, alias Ruby
deck of a boat on the Smith river. I Turtey, charged with . murder In
Dailey raced to the stern; jumped I Sterling City In connection with
overboard and swam to her res-1 the killing of H. M. Polan, Flen
cue. Captain Emmett Smith quick-1 tywood, Mont,, gambler. In March
don L. Schermerhorn.
County Judge Earl H. real, an-
SEATTLE, Juno. 6 (AP)
With two crushing rights to the I other of those indicted in the case.
jaw, Freddie Steele, Tacoma wel-1 and Schermerhorn. who has been
terwelght, knocked out . Alvtn I temporarily relieved of his duties
ly. shut, off the engine to avoid 11830. was arrested today at the Lewis, Seattle negro, In the third las sheriff, have not yet been call-
sucking the child under, and I Greggtown postoffJce near Long-1 round of a scheduled six-round 1 ed to trial.
young Dailey swam to the host (view when she called to receive I boxing bout here tonight. Steele! Statements of County Jadge
with, the girL i a decoy registered letter. sealed 11 OH and Lewis 146. Tehl and his attorney. A. a.
Hough of Grants Pass, that the
late William 8. Levens, assistant
attorney general, had expressed
belief that Fehl had been "fram
ed" In the ballot theft case, were
denied In a telegram received
from Attorney General I. H. Van
The defense had filed for per
mission to inspect all reputed con
fessions and statements of defen
dants In the case. Statements by
Fehl and Hough were presented
la an attempt to show that Lev-
ens believed Fehl innocent of the
charge. Fehl stated that Levens..
who died during the Eugene trial
of Banks, had come to his office
shortly before the trial, told him
he had been investigating the evi
dence, that he was satisfied Fehl
had taken no part in the alleged
robbery, that he believed he had
been framed," and that he
would so report to the attorney
general. -
Hough then stated that oa May
SO he had talked with Attorney
General Van. Winkle, told him of
Levens' reported declaration, and
that Vaa Winkle had replied "Yea,
(Turn to page 2, eoL 1)
ROSEBURG, Ore., June
(AP) Claiming "gross discrim
ination." and a lack of knowl
edge concerning agricultural con
ditions in Douglas county, the
Roseburg National Farm Loan
association, by resolution, has
asked the transfer of James R.
Brown of Eugene, as federal ap
praiser for federal farm loans in
Douglas eounty. The resolution
was also given the unanimous
endorsement of the Roseburg
chamber of commerce.
The resolution sets forth that
during the past rear enlr It
loans were allowed out of a to
ut of 54 applications, despite
the fact that daring the 10
years the Farm Loan association
has operated there has never
been a foreclosure of a federal
loaa within the eounty, and that
the diversified type of agricul
ture and climatic and soil condi
tions make the risk of fore
closure a ' minimum factor.
ALBANY. Ore, June t (AP)
Dale McTfmmonds. eight, years
old, died at a Lebanon hospital
last night from burns he suffers
Sunday when a eaa of kerosene