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- GOOD TIME COMING
E ve r y bridge player In
, Salem, .will want to; enter,
the - tri-cdunty bridge tour- -namenf-
starting here Octe-
: ber S...I . . ''
THE WEATHER :
i Unsettled 'with -raina ,to
day, clearing Wednesday; -cool;
tnax.' Temp. - Monday
fi, Min. S9, rirer i 1 foot, ;
rain JSQ iachi MMtth Wind. '
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. Sa1em Oregon, Tuesday Morning, September 26, 1933 " ?
. : No. 157
II III I I 1 1 I I L 1 ' VI I III I I 1 - I Jl I I I . I It ;i War1 TlJZr-V A I I ' I I I I I I I T ,T 'V 1 I I I I I I I 1 1 I I I I I L
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Sends Bulletin; Giving
Stand on Unions '
Inducements to Employes
Not to Join Allowed,
xxr a CHTVfiTnV . Sent. 25.
(AP) Thousands of inanufac-
turers oyer the nauon were ioia
tonight by the national associa
tion of manufacturers a closed
union shop under which labor
contracts were made with a single
union would violate the intent
of the recovery act.
This interpretation went out in
a copyrighted bulletin prepared
by John C. Gall, associate conn
sel of the association, and took
direct Issue with William Green
president of the American Fed
eration of Labor.
The association also informed
employers that under the law
they could advise workers against
Joining a labor union, or, within
nmus, oner specm. uun.
such as group insurance, to tm-
ployes, who will Join and bargain
through a company union.
As the document went Into the
malls, president Roosevelt at the the capjtai unit national cham
White House was seeking new t . the unit.a Quartet and
stimulus for the recovery cam
paign through loans to the rail
roads with which to nuy sieei
rails if the steel companies would
cut the prices.
At a conference with four lead
era ot the steel industry, Joseph
B. Eastman, the tail Coordinator,
and Donald C. Richberg, general
sn.i tha ICR A Mr. Roose-I
vvuuf,. - i
velt obtained agreement for
competitive diqs upon u
600.000 and 700.000 torn of
rails. The money needed would
be loaned the railroads from the
Pudhc wui iuuu.
Hurh S. Johnson, me recov
ery administrator, .was unable to
attend the conference, being con
fined to Walter Reed hospital
with an infection
The bulletin of the manufac
turers' association was interpret
ed br NRA officials as widen
lng the- breach between capital
and labor over the labor section
of the recovery act that guaran
tees the right ot workers to bar
gain collectively in any manner
gam coiiectiveiy w I
they choose without interference
or coercion from employers.
ens UNDER WAV
nntTn-N ?t 25 fAP) Thursday in the Ashland Presby
BOSTON, bept. za. lArj . -vr.h nf .htoh Mm. Dunn
The romance ship of the Byrd
second Antarctic expedition, the
old barkenUne Bear of Oakland,
was on the high seas tonight car- f j. h eonent in a cov
rying her most useful cargo and "J? reachinSr the Roeue
crew on her most adventurous
For a half century she kept the
peace ide;thfnBtnra"ne rick Dunn was credited with be
in the Arctic while in ing the first wedding ceremony pf
ment service, and now after 59 5 Jackson county,
years, she Is going to the , oppo- member of the southern
site "." "" f
strength with crashing Ice of
the south polar glaciers
The Bear headed for Bayonne,
N. J.. where she will pick up oil
Then a stop will be made at Nor
folk, Va to replenish her coal
supply. She will cross the Panama
canal before steering for Dunedin,
New Zealand, the ship's base.
At the edge of the great ice
pack the barkentine's desperate
fight with the ocean of Ice will
Once inside the bay of Whales
and adjacent to Little America the
sealer will land Admiral Byrd ana
his party of 40 who will remain
during the Antarctic winter on the
Ice for exploration and scientific
Safe Blown but
i Loot Not Heavy
Teggs blew the safe at the
Richfield Oil company plant on
the Paelfie highway Just north of
the city limits Sunday night for
the second time this, year and ob-
tained less than 1 10 for their;
trouble, company officials said
Because of the earlier safecrack.
ing, the officials had been leav
ing but little money in the sare.
State police said last night no
clue to tha yeggs identity had
been obtained. Evidence that they
were experienced was noted In the
way the. door was blown cleanly
off the safe. ,it'f:V';
1Un g Lar
Creator of VYou Know
Great' Also Noted for Successful
, . Plays; Busy Until Near end
NEW YORK, Sept. 26. (AP) Ring Lardner, whose
'ready wit and keen appraisal of human 'nature push
ed him into the foreground of contemporary humorists,
died tonight in the quiet of his
48 years old.
Lardner succumbed to a
Final Appearance Before
Chicago Trip Slated
Under the lights at Sweetland
field, the drum cvorps of Capital
pn Vn Q Ampriran Terion. Wed-
nesda nignt wiU make jta fina.1
Hc appearance ln Saiem be-'
fore headin for the national le-
ion conventioni at Chicago where
om week ,ater u wm Beek to re.
un Ug UUe Jf natIonal Champion.
nroaram. starting at 7:45
vift.v. will in addition Include
the American Legion cadet band.
Legion leaders concurred in an
nouncing last night that prepara
tions for the corps' Journey and
impending competition with the
crack corps of the nation were
completed. The new white and
goldf Cadet-type uniforms will-be
-wa.uin the nlavers in Chtcagb,
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wucltj icyicncuiaiiT co vi
oring flrm supplying them will fit J
each bugler and drummer Sunday
mornlng. proceeds from the small
i.,.,-,, ta tn cbre-ed Wed-
nesday nlght wlli g9 toward pay-
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JIM HILL Dill
CALLED BY DEATH
PORTLAND, Sept. 25.
Mrs. Mary Hill Dunn, 97, be-
ueved to be one of the first three
e e g...
white women to cross the Slskl
you mountains Into California,
died here today at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. Ella Dunn Rice.
The other two white women be
lieved the first to enter Califor
nia over the Slskiyous were Mrs.
The body will lie in state here
all day tomorrow, then will be
taken to Ashland, Ore., where
funeral services will be held
. ' mv
was a charts member.
nn. iih i..r rm.
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Oregon Pioneers association and
of Oregon pioneers.
FOR DM COUPS
CIRCLES GLOBE; WRECKS ON
Wilev Post, famous glolie-irbrdUmg
broken left shoaider when nis
11U for Davenport, la. When
tore shows the damaged Winnie Mae. International Illustrated
Me Al" and "Elmer the
Long island home. He was
heart attack which was a
Oc"max to a two-year illness bom
of a lung ailment and a general
breakdown in- 1931.
Beginning as a sports writer
and columnist in Chicago after
going there as a youth from
Michigan, Lardner won a wide
audience first with his satire on
young baseball players.
Baseball was both bis hobby
and his joy. He had no regard
for the rules of rhetoric, for
syntax or for grammar when his
pen started to trace the exploits
of a big league "rookie."
To him verbs and nouns were
interchangeable and when he lent
a hand at play writing In 1929
with George S. Kaufman, he cap
tured the argot of "Tin Pan Al
ley" with ease In "June Moon."
Earlier his "Elmer, the Great,'
a baseball opus was successful
on stage and screen. Ranking
with these two efforts was his
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President .Interested, .When
Bonneville Dam's Need
Cited, Says Solon
WASHINGTON, D. C, Sept. 25
(AP) Declaring that there is
a "real need for this project,"
Senator McNary (Rep. Ore.) to
night awaited word from the
White House concerning the ap
peal to President Roosevelt for
the construction of a high dam
across the Columbia river at Bon
neville that would provide for
power development as well as na
"The president showed real In
terest in the Bonneville project,"
McNary said. "We are hopeful of
his favorable consideration.".
Army engineers recommended
a 72-foot dam for power and na
vigation purposes while a 30-foot
dam, costing $15,000,000 and
providing only for navigation Im
provement has been urged on the
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No Relief From .
Rain is Likely
No Immediate relief from the
intermittent showers occurring
here over the weekend is in sight,
according to the weather bureau
forecast for today. Possibility of
clearing weather Wednesday, how
ever is given.
" The weekend's rain brought .4
Inch of precipitation. While prune
and tomato growers saw their
crops being steadily damaged, mo
torists In increasing number were
reporting traffic accidents due to
piane. uw . wnuue jiim, craueu vp
tbe engine died the ship dove Into
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MM HOPES FOR
Delegation Will Stay and
"Hammer for it," Word I
To Administration .
Dangerous-Social Unrest Is
Feared; Bank Openings
One Solution now
WASHINGTON. Sept. 25
(AP) Another farm group
marched to the White House and
the farm credit agencies today to
demand cheaper dollar to aid the
farmer, voicing at the same time
a determination to buck rigm
here and hammer for it."
The delegation, including
among its membership represen
tatives of the American Farm Bu
reau federation and several other
organizations, was headed by Ed
ward A; O'Neal, president of the
bureau. It called on President
Roosevelt, Secretary Wallace and
Henry Mcrgenthau, Jr., governor
of the farm credit administration.
Members of the delegation isaid
'A failure to help- agriculture
promptly may easily culminate
soon ln dangerous social unrest
with consequent disaster to all
Meantime, the administration
sought to put millions; ln money
back to work through railroad re
pairs and purchase of steel financ
ed by federal funds, as well as by
stepping up public works activi
ties In the general Tecovery pro
As another stimulus to buying.
with plans for releasing deposits
In closed banks. A specinc exam- i .Mj.t.f Marion Hntpl
pie of thia was the reopening In t iiSM at ManOn tlOiei,
Washington of a new bank formed
from several closed ones, freeing
Meanwhile, Senator King (D.,
i hti. iir a . .
iu.v . j ... . ni
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uwn,, -u ut i
ot silver" to see what they could
King said the currency should
be stabilized on a gold and silver
base, with free coinage of the lat
ter ln fixed ratio to gold.
STRIKE IN COTTON
NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 25.
ton mills culminated today ln the
shooting of a striker by a police-
man who had been hit with. aPerB Fw.-v
hHv thrown from a c r o w d of h tournament play, for Salem has
.T,i .wnfiiof m h
was escorting workers to their
PrincA nrthPlot. 21. was taken
to a hospital with a wound in the
n ...in no.
ttUUUUlCUt AU Vmwvu w
formed in an effort to save his
A he was on the boeratlntrl
table announcement was made of
a conditional settlement of the
strike which resulted in a shut
down of the mills more than a
The strike started over com
plaints against working conditions
ana tne aiiegea aismissai ox em-
ployes who were officials ln thel
k ..v 4
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n4 badly sprained or
w m wu uung u i
a tree, crumpling both wings. Tic-
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Miss Peggy Ann Landon, 16-year-
Old daughter Of UOVernOr AH
M. Landon of Kansas, who is
being closely guarded since her
father made public details of a
plot to kidnap her and hold her
as hostage until he granted pa-
roles to five long-term convicts
members of the notorious Har-
Tey B a 1 1 e y-Wilbur Underbill
gang. Bailey and Underhill are
now on trial in Oklahoma City
in connection -with the Charles
p. Urschel kidnaping. Interna-
tional Illustrated News photo.
First Contest Next Tuesday
All Players Invited
Uri William H. Quinn and
bb ie lies
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Places, will be in Salem today per-
fecting final arrangements for the
The first tournament is to be
next Tuesday night, October 3,
at 8 D. m. at the Marion hotel.
Each Tuesday night thereafter
until eight contests have been
held, the tournament will go on
Mrs. Quinn at 2 p. m. each after
noon will conduct a class for be
ginning bridge players, and at
3:30 P. to. she will noia one ior
advanced students of contract
A number of local players man -
ifested Interest yesterday follow -
I, . In Thai
Point being-stressed Is that the
tournament is for all contract
very few players who have partic-
lpated in any tournament.
I layers m iuumviiii.
will be eligible from any pan 01
Marlon, Polk or Linn counties.
I Induiries about the tournament
I . .
as weu as reservations ior n. uu
l ior tne classes, can do diu uuw
eitner tnrouga ioe Diaieoiuau vi
through the Marion hotel.
tittt r.nr r. 2S
p gnot t0 death ,n a
narked automobile In - a loneiy
section of the Berkeley hills, the
bodies of Maurieo R. Roedere,
former cement company ex ecu-
tlve, and Mrs. Noa mi R. Mc-
Ewaln, divorcee and mother of
three children, were discovered
Police said evidence lnaicatea
Roedere had killed the woman
and then committed suicide.
The McNeil Island penitentiary
launch Margaret Ann, was burn-
ed to. the water's edge tonight,
coast guardsmen said, but an of
ficial and four . prisoners aboard
her escaped unharmed. -
PORTLAND, Sept, 25. (AP)
Otis Cllngman of Oklahoma
City defeated Don Hill of Bakers -
field, Califs taking two falls ont
or inree in mo mam event oi w
night's .wrestling card here. Cling-
man weighed iiv ponna less
than his opponent, . - : d
Sandy McShaln, 180, of Pasa -
dena, Calif.. -won the semi-windup
irom uorry iwtion, xoi,. oat ticr0Wd and the business or eiaim
Lake "City, getting two out of jin accounts In the old First Na
three falls. , " .1
The "masked ' marvel"- (name
Unannounced) 1(5. won the pre-
Mlnln.M f,Am .TTtiffh. Vilama 1 n
Portland, taking two falls out of
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Ufschel "Jailor" Declares
He had Taken no Part;
Cites Bates, Kelly
Believes Bailey not Sharer
: In Scheme. Though he
Was at the Ranch
OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 25.
(AP) Answering prosecution
Queries ln a deliberate drawl, R.
O. Shannon, a defendant in the
Charles F. Urschel kidnaping trial
told today how two men he Iden
tified as George "Machine Gun"
Kelly, his wife's son-in-law, and
Albert Bates brought the victim
mrui, wucio un a ucm
captive nine days,
The Texas farmer's testimony
at times was attacked by counsel
for the defense as he related how
Bates and Kelly allegedly coerced
him and his son Armon, another
defendant, to guard Urschel. He
told the court and Jury he had
guarded the wealthy oil man in
desperate fear of his own life,
The witness told of being
warned by Bates and Kelly, the
latter still a fugitive, that unless
he obeyed he would be killed.
He also testified that Bailey,
notorious jail-beating bank rob
ber, had been a visitor at the
Shannon farm near Paradise, Tex.
on the day Urschel had been
forced to write notes to his fam
lly pleading with them to pay
3200.000 ransom or his life
would be forfeited.
Before the prosecution could
begin its cross-examination of
Shannon, Bates' attorney, Ben
Laska of Denver, rose and began
shooting questions at the witness.
"This bad boy, Mr. Bates,
-la. m . .
orougat a macuine gun iuu uiui-
eni vniiT" UHrt lrfn
"Yes. he did." was the answer
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MERGER OF PULP
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 25.
AP a mereer of nuln com
paniea, said to set up "one of the
largest Independent" units on the
1 continent, has been aereed noon
Ik - officers of the Rainier Pulo
ina raper company, bouaqtibw
Products company, it was learned
her0 today. Operations under the
merger are saia to oe siaieu ior
Marcb i, 1934.
The matter has not yet been ap-
proved by directors of the three
companies ana aeiaus were not
divulged, but It was understood
tne new company will purchase as-
gt of the mereinz companies
through issue or stocit to tne con-
Tne new concern win nave
plants at Shelton, Bverett and
Port Angeles, Washington, with a
combined capacity of about 150,
000 tons of pulp annually.
! Today in Japan
TOKYO, Seut, 26. (Tuesday)
(AP) Several houses were de-
.t-oA mr,A farmlands ' n1 STiU
u damaged today in eruption
- tt TOicano KomagaUke. 35
miles north of Hakodata.
The lava flow blocked roads and
interrupted .railway service. No
casualties were reported..
Wlrvt Nntlnnnl Rinnrh
Flowers and friends ln quantity
and hundreds of expressions of
goodwill from depositors greeted
officers of the new branch ot the
First National of Portland which
opened for business Monday at
State and Liberty streets, Salem.
promptly at 10 o'clock yester
day - morning- the - bank's , doors
1 gwunjr opea fot the first nnrer
.t-tA business ln the bank's
Quarters since Governor Julius I
Meier declared : a state morator-
lum on banks March 1.
while the bank's lobby was
I fflied , during ; most of the five
I banking hours,' there, was no
I tional ot Salem went on In good
I order. TJnder the provisions of the
approved sale of the local bank's
I ...... th. Itionmlnr .branch tOOK
lover all .the preferred cUims for
IninnMi ait ADCb In lUll Willie IB
Toll Estimated 5000
On Trial, Tokyo
Tftirvn fiant Tnwidav
(AP) Twenty civilians charged
witn minor participation in iue
terroristic acts of May 5. 1932.
during which Premier SuyoshI
Inujai was killed went on trial
In Tokyo district court today
with 68 attorneys representing
tha f ofonun
Ten naval officers and 11 army
cadets have been court-martialed
for participation in the acts dur- otnciaiiy nncoantea, and tremen
ing which public buildings in this dJUs property damage wrought
city also were attacked. ln Port of Tamplco by
T h a civilians are variously
charged with murder, attempted ported to the Mexican capital to
murder and unlawful possession night.
and use of explosives.
nnmmittefi nn Annnintments
ASKcu uy nus5 tu ivieei
F. E. Canister of Albany, mem-
ber of the state board of higher
education, denied emphatically
while here Monday that he was
going to resign from the board.
Rumors of Cailistter resignation i uead were made by officials at
were prevalent at the capltol last I the Interior department in "un
weekend. Callister was in the city I official or remi-official" capacity
yesterday to congratulate officials
of the First National Dan it or
Portland on their successful open-
ing of a new branch here. Cal-
lister himself Is manager of the
newly opened Albany branch of
the First National of Portland.
Members of the senate interim
committee on appointments last
night were requested by Hal E.
Hoss, secretary of ste'.e. to meet
in the hearing room in the Oregon
building in Portland Saturday at
10 a. m., to confirm or reject the
elections of Roscoe C. Nelson of
Portland and William a.1 Hare of I
Hillsboro as members ot the state
board of higher education.
Nelson was appointed to suc
ceed C. L. Starr, chairman of the
board, wniie Hare succeeaea u. v.
Colt. Starr resigned at the request
of Governor Meier while Colt vol-
untarily submitted his resignation
to the executive the following day.
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TO RECEIVE LESS
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 25.
(AP) Prefacing his decision
with the L
Grey Chaplin's accounting of ex-
- - " Cm
penditures was "very vague. Su-
perlor Judge C. S. Crail ruled to
day the monthly allowance, tor
support of Mrs. Chaplin's two
sons must be reduced from 3500
The Judge's ruling climaxed a
stormy hearing on the fifth an
nual accounting of expenditures
the former wife of the film
comedian, Charles Chaplin, made
as guardian of Charles Spencer
Chaplin, Jr., 8, and Sidney Earl
Chaplin, 7. Mrs. Chaplin, Infur
iated at being brought Into court
for Interrogation, was led ln a
state of semi-collapse from the
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.secured claims to the extent of 70
per cent were also assumed for
prompt payment. "
At the beginning of Marcn, tne
First National here had deposits
of 31.350.000. Deducting the 70
per cent settlement now Jecuye
ana ine prepaymBi. w "
IXmUkllUJ OUlSkiUB - v ly aoaA av
- a -m SV V k 1 hm Mnmail ti
thenew-brancB, win be iiqniaatea
v TrAi TjAwaii fArinMi naiasrw'm.
tor, and he ts optlmistie that in
due-time depositors will be paid
- One of the features of the nejr
branch is the fact that an entirely
Salem sUff has been chosen, with
the exception of J. S. Roman, sou"" uuc .
manager All save one of the oth- suits in disarmament by compos
er, members were with the First tag the differences b e t w e e n
National 3 when its assets were France and Germany, dwarfed for ,
sold. H.'B. Eakin is to be assistant the time being the Issue of Get ,
c (Turn to Page z, Col. 1) many's treatment of the Jews, v
Nearly' all. BuHding
In Modern City of -36,(kW)
Little Official New
Mt.-s.ii-u, u. r., sept. z&.
Heavy losses oi lire, sun
ast nignt s nurncane were re
At tne department oi tne in
terior. Secretary Eduardo Vas
concelos said the number of
dead "cannot be stated exactly.'?
From Tampico itself the mili
tary chief of the district report
ed by wireless that "three-onar-ters"
of the city was destroyed
and "many" were dead and in
jured. At the department of interior,
unofficial estimators feared the
ton would run into the thou
from the S. S. Sapinero came an
estimate of 200 dead and exten
sive property damage, with hun
I The Sapinero. accordinr to
I shipping records, sailed from. New
Orleans September 17, for Tarn-
I pico and Barcelona, Spain.
The estimates ot thousands
I on tte bais of infor nation then
at nana, capital newspapers ap
peared with reports 5000 had
Lata dispatches from Tamplco
y way or Cardenas, San Luia
I 99 .
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THIS CITY KILLED
LA GRANDE. Sept, 25. (AP)
Harvey "Benjamin, 17, was
killed near Telocaset yesterday. . .
police said, when ne relL beneath
hte wheels of a Union P a e 1 f i e
Woolwart Van Nertwick told
the officers, they said, that he and
Benjamin went to sleep on top of
a tank car and when he awoke
Benjamin was missing. The body
was later found beside the tracks.
ine ooay oi tne youta win do
I sent to Cozad, Neb., his home city
for burial. It will, be accompanied
east by Van Nertwick.
The coroner's office said no in
quest will be held.
Young Benjamin, nephew of
Ray McLaughlin of Salem, was re-
turning to his home following a
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Hls uncle said last night that they
had attempted to .persuade the
boys not to ride the rails, but
that the travelers felt they should
sare their money for school and
that "kid fashion" they had elect
ed to "bum" tLeir way back to
WAR PERIL ACUTE
GENEVA, Sept. 25. (AP)
Fifteen years after "that fratri
cidal crime, the great war? the
world still confronts the menace
of war, Premier Johan Mowinckel
ot Norway declared today when,
as president ot the council, he
opened the sessions of the league
of nations assembly. ' '
' His solemn warning spurred ac
tivity among the world statesmen
gathered here to advance the
cause of peace. Of first Importance
i r m pii in t.m a.u aci ui m. tno vppih
were efforts to bridge the emasm
tween and the new Ger-
many of Chancellor Adolf Hitler.
: Nlrman H. Davis. U.S. diaarm-
It with Baron KonsUntln Von
i Herman foreirn min-
ister. . Mr. Davis continued the
work of Franco-German mediation
already started by Sir John 8Imon
the British foreign secretary. - 5
Dr. Mowlnckel's' warning of the .
menace of - war, coupled with ne-