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    The OREGON STATESMAN, Salem. Oregon, Satnrday Morning, October 21, 1933
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Brief:
AVtr Right Allowed The sec
retary ot the interior Friday tele
graphed C. E. Stricklln, state en
gineer, thlt he had released one
second toot of water from the
Klamath river -which waa sought
by the city of Chiloquin, Klamath
county, for municipal purposes.
The application originally -was
filed with the state engineer but
was denied because of an opinion
by the attorney general holding;
that the waters of Klamath river
could be appropriated only by the
federal government. The applica
tion waa then sent to Washington.
Second - growth . and old fir wood.
; Prompt delivery. Fred E. Wells.
Two Held Here Bob Keidatz.
124 High street, and M. R. Austin,
route, 1, were arrested about 2:30
Friday morning, the former on a
charge of reckless driving and the
latter for driving while intoxicat
ed. They were reported as racing
eastward on Trade street at a
high rate of speed when city po
lice intervened.
Annual. Bargain period. For a
limited time The Oregon States
man by mail to any address in
Oregon Only S3.00 per year.
-Mott to Speak Congressman
James W. Mott has beeh Invited
to Eugene to give the principal
address at the first general meet
ing ot the chamber there for the
sew year. Mott will speak Monday
night. October 23.. He will discuss
the public works program.
Rehearsal Today -A rehearsal
will be held at the First M. E.
church at 9:36 o'clock this morn
ing ot all girls in the Girl Re
serve play to be given next week.
This includes the grades, Junior
and senior high school groups.
Subscribe sow. Renew cow. The
Oregon Statesman one tull year
by mail tor less than lc a day.
13.00 per year by mall only, to
any, Oregon address.
""' Seek License Application for
a marriage license was made to
the county clerk Friday by Dallls
P. Harris, 23, Jefferson, a farm
er, and Jean Elisabeth Smith, 22,
Jefferson, a housekeeper.
Dance Sat. nlte Hazel Green.
Reports Minor Mishap D. S
McCarroIl of 2590 Maple avenue,
reported a minor accident at Cen
ter and Commercial streets Friday
morning. His car collided with erne
driven by John Fletsch.
Press Entertained - General
George A. White was host Thurs
day night at his anual press din
ner for members ot the Salem
newspaper fraternity. The general
entertained the members of the
fourth estate at the Benson hotel
in Portland. Local men to attend
included A. L. LIndbeck, Dennis
Landry, Clayton V. Bernhard,
Harry N. Crain, C. K. Logan,
Sheldon F. Sackett, Brigadier
General Tom Rilea and Colonel
Ray Olson.
Model Beauty Parlor now open in
new location over Pay 'n Takit
store, Com'l and Court.
Four Accidents Fatal There
were four fatalities due to Indus
trial accidents in Oregon during
the week ending October 19. a
report of the state industrial ac
cident commission revealed. The
victims included : Robert E. Hart
lay, Oregon City; Lee Donahue,
Perry G. Sheldon and John Gus
tafson, all of Portland. There
were 578 accidents reported to
the , commission during the week.
The Capital Business College of
fice will be open again this eve
ning for night school registra
tions. Practical branches. Intensive
work, skillful teachers, tuition re
duced to the absolute minimum
Call tonight.
Gonley Named Home Gouley
was yesterday named administra
tor of the estate of Lydia L.
Gouley, his mother, who died
September 13. She left real prop
erty which has an estimated value
of 2000. Homer Gouley, 50, and
his brother, Roemo Gouley, 45,
are sole heirs.
Small to Build Brazier Small
obtained a permit Friday to alter
a two-story dwelling at 95 South
Church street. The estimated cost
of the remodeling is $2979. The
work is contracted by Carl Bahl-
burg.
W. R. C. will hold a -rummage and
cooked food 6ale 337 Court St.
Fri., Sat., 20th, 21st.
Fletcher Fined George Alli
son Fletcher of Portland, was fin
ed 5 in City Recorder Poulsen's
court Friday on a charge of speed
ing. He was- given 10 days, in
which to pay the fine.
Has Guests Mrs. Myra L.
Shank had as guests this week
her daughter and daughter-in-law,
Mrs. W. H. Bacon and Mrs. J. V.
Shank of Albany.
HIS TALKS Oil
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OF STATE
TTiomas and Other Officials
Criticized,. Legislative
Issues Outlined
Kelly's "Watch and Chain"
WHO SIGNED NOTE
' IT ISSUE, COURT
The case if A. A. Schramm,
state superintendent of banks,
against Albert Rieh to collect a
$2000 promissory note will prob
ably! o- to the Jury today. Rich Is
former president of the defunct
Scotts Mills bank. The case started
in Judge McMahan's court yester
day morning.
Rich claims that he never
signed the note, that it is a forg
ery and that at the time the bank
closed he was Indebted to it in no
sum whatever.
The defendant avers that
$250.29 of money In his checking
account was wrongfully trans
ferred as a credit to the note. Also
that he had 3364 on deposit in
the bank when it closed.
October 24 has been set as the
date for trial of another suit by
the state banking department
against Rich, involving his alleged
guaranty for payment of certain
sums to reduce the amount for
which the fixtures of the bank
were carried on the books of the
Institution.
J. O. Dixon, cashier of the bank,
was sent to the penitentiary sev
eral months ago on plea of guilty
to speculations charged in connec
tion with its affairs.
Army Admission
Test Passed by
3 Salem Youths
Word of the acceptance of
three $alem youths by the fed
eral army was brought to Salem
yesterday by Sergeant Harry it.
Stevenson on his return from a
visit to the Portland recruiting
offices. Stevenson is commander
of the local substation.
Peter Paquette, enlisted this
month for air corps service, has
been sent to March field, Cali
fornia. Leonard Brown, 2386 Cherry
avenue, has been stationed at
Fort Missoula, Montana.
Leslie' Olson is at Vancouver
barracks awaiting formal accep
tance, which Stevenson was as
sured will be given this week.
Federal Worker on
Truck Laws is Here
'. Fred Rasch, at one time con
nected with the state utility com
mission but now. on the research
staff of Joseph Eastman, federal
coordinator of transportation, ar4
rived here Friday to confer with
Charles M. Thomas, state utility
oxpmissioner, with rotation to
motor transportation. Rasch is
contacting all motor transporta
tion regulatory bodies in the
United States. Data gathered on
the trip will be the basis of pos
sible federal legislation haviBg to
do with interstate motor transportation.
Wilson Wants Big
Sum for Hurts Out
Of Wagon Mishap
l Because h allegedly was per
manently injured when a wagon
in whlchhe was riding was struck
by a car driven by Mrs. Horace W.
Thielsen, James L. Wilson filed
suit Friday in circuit court here
for general damages of 315,000
from Mrs. Thielsen and her hus
band who was riding with her.
Thielsen also asks 150 for doc
tor's payment, $300 for loss of
his working time and $20 for
damages to his wagon. -
The accident occurred August
31, 1933, on the Hubbard to
Broadacres road. Plaintiff asserts
that the grass carelessness and
negligence of the defendant caus
ed the mishap. He asserts his left
leg was severely injured and his
ja wso cut that six stitches were
needed from the doctor.
Criticism of present state off!
cials was blended with a concise
outline of major issues before the
forthcoming legislative session by
Representative Carle Abrama of
this county in an address Friday
noon to the Salem ; Advertising
club at the Gray Belle. . ' -
-Abrama took Utilities Commis
sioner Thomas to task for "set
ting aside the law" and proceed
ing to give truck men special fa
vors for the next-60 days. Abrams
at the same time said he thought
existing truck legislation should
be modified, but not by the exec
utive department.
The speaker said he hoped the
recall of Governor Julius L. Meier
would not prove successful be
cause he thought such action
would put a national stain -on the
name of Oregon. He said the for
ces against Meier were strong ana
indicated the turmoil in the board
of control and the governor's
loose control of affairs would
probably lead to his ouster were
a recall put to vote.
Abrams quoted Rufus C. Hol
man, state treasurer, as stating
that Oregon's finances were in
splendid shape and declared Hol
man said the deficit would be
wiped out by January 1, 1935 if
not six months sooner. Abrams
said he felt some state relief im
perative this winter but he set
$5,000,000 as a maximum amount
to be furnished. He indicated he
favored either the so-called "Mar
ion county" plan of an income
tax-liquor tax method of raising
the moneys or else the Issuance of
state bonds. "It is a mistake for
us to pay up all our debts in bad
times and then to get into debt
in good times," he averred.
The speaker indicated some
thing must be done for distressed
school children and indicated that
probably $1,000,000 would have
to be advanced as a temporary
loan to needy districts. Tax flelin
quency and how to meet it pro
vides a great problem to the leg
islature, Abrams indicated. , He
quoted Holman as stating that the
drafting of private property was
as necessary In hard times as the
drafting of men for "cannon fod
der" was In war times.
Representative Abrams de
clared the legislature through the
county courts or through the
county political organizations,
should fill the existing six vacan
cies in the state legislature. He
said he was strongly opposed to
such vacancies being filled by the
governor. He said the special ses-
sio was imperataive but indicat
ed it should have been called be
fore November 20.
On the matter of liquor control,
the Marion county representative
said his mind was not fully made
up. He declared there were points
in favor of a licensing system as
well as a system of state opera
tion of hard liquor dispensaries.
The idea of the state being direct
ly in the liquor business, however,
Abrams said was repulsive to him
although he indicated such a plan
might be adopted.
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The watch is the husky D. S. Marshal Geers, nd the chain is the leash
with which he is leadine George "Machine Gun" Kelly from Oklahoma
City prison to the train that bore him to the Federal Penitentiary at
Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, where he begins serving a life term for the
kidnaping of Charles Urschel, oil magnate.
UNITY OF STATE IS
BY SENATOR
A plea for legislation in behalf
of all the people of Oregon was
made to Salem Ad club members
Friday noon in a short, extem
poraneous speech by Senaor Joe
E. Dunne, roly-poly member of
the upper house from Multnomah
county.
"If Oregon wants to get ahead
she must act for all the state
not the upstate or Multnomah
county or for one clique," Dunne
blurted out.
"We've got to stop listening
to men and groups who bring a
ball bat and tell us what to do
or else we'll have our heads
thumped," he- declared. "We
can't have a government by such
ranteakerous people; the -legislature
must have the guts o stop
such browbeating."
Dunne said he favored some
modifications in the bus and
truck legislation especially in the
interests of eliminating the fil
ing of a bond. He said he would
never countenance any bus and
truck law which did not make
public liability Insurance incum
bent on ;.ll operators.
Dunne said his mind was not
made up on the proper way to
handle liquor in the state.
ter for irrigation of its lands on
lower Willow creek near Brogan.
Faust, who subsequently suc
ceeded the land company, pro
posed to use the water on lands
further up the stream.
The state engineer held that to
allow the change would result in
an enlargement of the water right
and cause injury to existing rights
by depriving them of water they
had enjoyed.
Obituary
: , BaUork .
" tPA-JmrA X 'Bullock of Enzene
passed away la Portland, October
19, 1933, agea 4i years. xi
survived by three 7 children. La
Monte Bullock, Jsanita Bullock,
ri wTiMaswi t ftartha. - Anne
O'Hara, Hollywood, and - the fol
lowing brothera and eistersi Geo.
Bullock, ; Oswego;-John' Bullock,
MonmonthJ Mrs. IL E. Campbell,
Portland; Mrs. H. H. Eccles,
Car by." Funeral services at Hol
ma ai Pace ; & Hanklna, Oregoa
City Sunday, October. 22. Ipter
menl at Oswno, .Oregon,
Audit to Drag on
Until February in
A. Maizels Probe
Not until next February, 1934.
can the affairs of the state board
of control, having to do with col
lection of funds for insane care.
be audited 'in a manner to deter
mine fully the defalcation ot
Albert Maizels. Otto Kubin, state
auditor said Friday. Kubin said
verification must be obtained
through correspondence with
many persons who paid money to
the state to ascertain exactly
whether the funds had been cor
rectly accounted for. Maizels, who
pleaded guilty last week to taking
$2035 of the state's moneys, is
now free on his own recognizance.
He was ordered by Judge L. H.
McMahan to report daily to Dis
trict Attorney Trindle.
Three Women Given
Posts on Woodburn
Playground Board
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WOODBURN, Oct. 20. Mayor
W. II. Broyles has appointed as
members ot the board to help run
the city's new park and play
ground, Mrs. A. E. Austin, Mrs.
F. W. Settlemeier, Miss Mary
Scollard, J. J. Hall and H. M. Aug
tin.
All of those appointed are own
ers of real estate in Woodburn.
It was provided in the park res
olution that only such persons
should be members of the board.
Bank Wins Out in
Its Suit on Note
. ! The Turner State bank won a
verdict 'of $323.36 against Jesse
E Parrish in a circuit court
Jury verdict reported .Flday. The
bank sued on a note signed by
Parrish who set up a counter
claim which was not allowed by
the Jury. Attorney's fees of $75
in addition were allowed. Elsie
M. Roth was foreman of the jury
Judge L. H. McMahan granted
the motion of plaintiff for a
directed verdict.
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Hage Case as Yet
Complete Mystery
No new developments in the
Matthew Hage murder mystery at
Sllverton had come to light yes
terday, according to word from
the sheriff's office. Officers went
over the ground again yesterday.
working on possible clues which
came to light at the inquest Thurs
day. The coroner's jury returned
a verdict of murder in the death
Shanghai Cafe
Chinese and American Dishes
3.2 Draught Beer
Saturday open 11 a.m. to 3 a.m.
Sunday 1 1 a.m. to 1 a.m.
tea H X. Com'l - Tel. 5747
Every Sat. 1 :30 P.M.
FRWoourysHarket
1610 N. Summer St.-
Mower, plow, cultivator, hand
end eL . sheep shearing outfit,
garden tools, large spray outfit
with 2 lOO-gal tanks and gaa
engine, trailer, electric range,
A-l; gas range, oak table, 6
chain, large maagle, oak rock
er, baby carriage, high chair,
bed spring, mhttress, large chif
fonier, library table, bookcase,
writing desk, Croslcy radio,
blankets and quilts, pillows,
phonograph, large laws mower,
hose, fruit jars and jelly
classes, linen remnants,-apples
and produce ot all kinds,
dishes utensils, etc. More fur
niture coming in.
Cash Paid for Used Furniture
PHONE 5110
Chamber Planning
Many Programs in
Rural Districts
The chamber of commerce is Is
suing a call for talent to assist in
putting on the many programs
over the county sponsored by the
chamber. Any local talent Is urged
to get in touch with the chamber.
phone 5738, and such persons will
be given opportunity to appear on
occasional nrograms.
Appearances which the chamber
good-will visitors will make next
week Include: Red Hills grange
at Liberty, Tuesday night; com
munity club at Parkersville school
Thursday night: Sidney - Talbot
So Alleges General White
When Bid of 5.1 25 Best
Offered; Accepted
That world war .veterans' state
aid commission securities have
been deliberately misrepresented
in the bond market for the pur
pose of forcing a high Interest
yield, was charged at ; Friday's
meeting of the commission by
Major General White.
1 The criticism followed the sale
ot $ 100,000 of the commission's
bonds to 8tone, Webster and Blod
gett of Chicago; on the basis to
yield the purchaser 6 per cent.
No Oregon bids were received.
fV "There has been a vicious and
deliberate propaganda In the mar
ket against these Oregon securi
ties for the sole purpose ot forc
ing an extortionate Inter eat
yield.! White aald. "At our last
meeting,, bids were made as high
as 5:80 and at that time, we made
it plain that all such bids would
be rejected. The state's credit is
basically sound and these securi
ties are intrinslcly as sound an
investment as government obliga
tions. ,
"I feel that an effort has been
make by manipulation and misrep
resentation to depress these se
curities, discourage investment,
or eliminate competitive bidding
and compel us to pay up as high
as 6 per cent, which we're not
going to do. If I didn't have the
facts about this matter I wouldn't
make the statement. When a Chi
cago firm gave us a bid of 5.125
on a block of $200,000 of these
state bonds recently, that firm
was notified by competitors that
it should have held out for a high
er yield. The report waa even put
out and widely circulated tnat me
representative of the Chicago firm
had been discharged by his com
pany for making such a bid. As a
matter of fact a bid of 5.125 is
excessive considering the basic
value of Oregon securities, which
should command a bid of par for
the 4.25 coupons or even less.
We have no reason for en
thusiasm over the bid today of
5.125. I think It is excessive. But
it Is the best we can hope under
the circumstances and it need
be no secret that if it had been
any higher the bids would have
been thrown out,
The veteran's commission. It
was learned, has been aroused for
some time over reports and ru
mors in circulation in financial
circles against Its securities and
recently made an investigation
through Its executive, Jerrold
Owen, secretary. Owen reported
at Friday's meeting that he found
suspicion working against Oregon
bonds during his inquiry in Chi
cago and New York based on mis
information and misleading prop-
Coirdng Events
October SO-21 Oregon
High School Principals as
sociation, boose of represen
tatives, state capltol.
October 84 Contract
bridge day for Salem; clas
hes 2 and 3:30 pv m. Marlon
hotel, Mrs. William H.
Qniu tournament t play 8
p. The Oregon States
man, sponsor.
Oct. 25 Federated com
munity club meeting, cham
ber of commerce, 8 p. m.
" October 23 District
meeting. Methodiat Brother
hood, First M. K. church,
C:SO p. m. . .
October 24-27 Biennial
convention Oregon P.T.A.
October 28 Salem high
school-Oregon City high,
night football game.
: October SO Taxpayers
budget meeting of city coun
cil, 7:30 p. nu, city hall.
counteract this, and reported that
he found eastern investors genu
inely appreciative of this in
formation. , -...
Money derived from the sale of
these securities will be used in re
tiring bonds previously issued by
the commission.
LOCAL DELEGATION
I.0T YET URGANfZED
SUIT TO HIM
The number of nickels found
in the slot machine seized wheu
Leila rivldson and Jack Camp
bell were arrested for operating
said machine will determine to
large extent the decision which
Judge Miller Hayden wiU hasd
down in he case, testimony cf
which he heard yesterday. 1
There was testimony indicating
that 35 cents had been placed in
the machine by Leila Davidson,
not as play but rather Just to
start the thing off. If Hayden
finds more than the J 5 cents in
nickels,, defense contention that,
there was no play will go by
the boards.
Defendants further contended
that the evidence' gave no hint
of operation of he machine and
attempted at the last minute to
set up that the machine was hot
found In a public place.
. Campbell promised to produce
the key this morning, and the
slot machine contents will likely
be viewed sometime today.
Pormsn' TTninn. FrMav flifrht. and
nottioi onmnrnnUv diih at Bethel, aerada. Mr. Owen carried with him
Satnrdav nieht. 1 facts and records with which to
No meeting of the Marlon coun
ty legislative delegation In antici
pation of the special session call
ed for November 20, has as yet
been called. It is not likely that
any definite program - will be out-,
lined for several days, or perhaps
more than several days, the equi
vocal state of matters to be dis
posed of at the special session
causing members to feel hestitant
in expressing an opinion.
On the subject of relief, Rep
resentative Otto K. Paulus said
yesterday: "Until It Is known how
much money Is needed, with cer
tain plans in project, we can only
await developments. Both the gov
ernor and the legislator are in a
ticklish position. We are subject
to censure if money needed is
not appropriated, and we are
pretty apt to get in bad with pub
lic opinion it more money than
is absolutely required is appropri
ated. The Marion county delega
tion will be conservative In expen
ditures. It wil have to be convinc
ed before agreeing to appropriate."
Representative Paulus further
stated that the Marion county
delegation will be opposed to put
ting any further burden on auto-
owners. He believes there are con
sistent and practical obstacles in
the way of making an auto taxa
tion law.
The delegation at this time has
no definite policy in view as to
liquor control.
Authority Granted
To Sue for Youth
Authority to prosecute a ciaf
for damages owing the estate of
the late Charles Wil lard Lake,
16, was granted Friday in pro
bate court when Alvira Lake of
Jefferson was named administra
trix of the estate. The youth dd
October 6 following an accident
in which he was fatally Injured.
The bicycle on which he was rid
ing was allegedly hit by a motor
truck swned by C. T. Griffin and
Ray C. Miller, both of Roseburg.
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An application of Ben G. Faust
for permission to change the point
of diversion and place of use of a
water right from East Camp creek
and other tributaries of Burnt
river, Malheur county, was de
nied Friday by C. E. Stricklln,
state engineer.
The water right sought to be
changed was originally a mining
right, with priority date of 18 67,
and Involved water - conveyed
through the Eldorado ditch to the
vicinity of Malheur City, where
extensive mining operations were
in progress at an early date. The
Oregon Land company later ac
quired the right and used the wa-
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