The Evening herald. (Klamath Falls, Or.) 1906-1942, April 19, 1934, Page 1, Image 1

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Local Forecast
Fair, warm. -difC-
High 80; Low 45. Cij3?
OREGON: .i
Fair; temperatures " Vvf?
above normal ' uUf'
HERALD SERVICE
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paper by OHIO p. in. are requested to cnll tlio
Herald business office, phone 1000, mid
pnprr will be loui bf epevliit carrier.
ASSOCIATED PRSS
I'rice Five Ce"- -A MATH FALLS, ORE., THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 1934
Number 6097
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UNITED PRESS
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Editorials
On the
Day's News
M
lly rilANK JKNHIKM
IN THIS column yesterday, you
read that out . df - tlio aluto
tourist travel lirlngs to Oronon
some thirty million dollars In a
, normal your, constituting, from
the Income tondpolnl, the slato's
third most Important Induilry.
The Industries of first Mid sec
end Importaneo, of courie, ere
lumberlut end livestock.
. e e .
T1I1B SO million dollars refers
only to money epenl horo by
travelers from OUTSIDB the
Into. It dooa not take Into con
sideration the money apont bj
the people of Orenon In travollng
about from place to place within
thnlr own Hate. i
Thl l ostlmatod to amount to
eome 70 million dollar! moro,
ranking a total of 100 million
dollara apont for rocroatlonnl
trael In Oregon In a normal
yonr.
That It Quit lot of money,
e
FROM the atnndpolnt of now
prosperity for the entire atato,
of courae, we are not lntoroted
In thla 70 million dollara apont
annually by our own people In
. traveling around from place to
place In Oregon.
It ln't now money, ao far as
Oregon at a whole la concernod.
It la morely the aamo old money
passing from hand to hand among
our own people.
But It DOK8 make trade more
active. Spending money, for any
purpose WHATEVER, makes
trade more active.
e
FROM the atandpolnt of the In
dividual community, thla
travel around within the atate la
just aa Important ai any othor
travel, for It brlnga now monoy
. t.vUie 4odivldual eommunlly. ...
Southern Oregon, for example,
la tho atato'a moat outatandlng
iconic area, and for thla roeaon
attract! people from all ovor Ore
gon' who come hero to seo Crater
take, the Oregon cavea and our
othor world-famoua attracllom.
Thcso people bring money from
elaewhere In Oregon and apond It
In Southern Oregon, thua adding
to our proaporlty by Incroaalng
the money pawing from hand to
band and entering Into our bank
depotlta. '
So, you see, It la well worth
our while, bore In Southern Ore
gon, to attract tourists from oth
er parta of Oronon.
RAY CONWAY, of the Oregon
Btato Motor aaaoclatlon, who
was quotod In thla column yoater-
day, glvoa an interesting exam
ple of what even ono evont that
canaea people to travel around
meana In terms of now buslnoss.
Up at Oovornmont Camp, on
Mount Hood, recently, he anya,
5,000 automoblloa wero parked
In a tingle day, the attraction
bringing thorn thoro being a akl
tournamont. ' The ahortoit dis
tance any ot thcae enra could
travel to got thore and back waa
100 mtloa, ao It la apparent that
(Continued on Pago Four)
.WILL
W ROGERS
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SANTA MONICA, April 19.
Editor The Evening Herald:
With tlio baseball soason op
ened and Washington, bonded
for nnothor ponnant, boy con-,
gross bottor bo good from now
on, Bnsoball la In for a groat
yoar; It Is our national gamo,
and will always bo our na
tional gamo. We bocome a
groat nation undor basohnll,
and commoncod to flop ' tho
mlnuto wo etartod to take up
a lot ot othor poor substitutes.
Golf Is played for conversa
tional purposes; polo Is playod
by Ul lny ones becauso tho
horso dooa all the work, and
wo love to Just go tor tho rldo.
Hut you have to play basoball
for Itself alono for thore Is no
club house to talk It ovor In
after the gnmo. From an old
first basomnn of tho Oolagah,
Ok'ln., Giants,
Yours, ' ' '
Armory Contracts Received
U.S. TO BUlf
Contracts Arrive Here
Thursday From Wash
ington. CONFERENCE SET
FOR COMMITTEE
Bids for Construction Will
Be Advertised in
Near Future.
Klamath Falls' armory be
came a reality Thursday wjien
the federal government agreoa
to purchase a city, bond Issue of
145.000, and contracU wore re
ceived by the local armory com
mittee.
Contracla are now In the bands
of City Attorney A. L. Leavltt.
and a coufurence ot the city coun
cil and the armory committee
will be arrangod within a low
days.
Will Call Hid.
As soon aa the necessary sig
natures are aftlxod to the con
trasts with the government, the
armory commltloe will advertise
for bids, and work on the build
ing will bo expodlted, according
to C. 11. Williams, chairman ot
the committee.
Tho total armory grant allow
ed by the govornmonl la $75,700.,
The city and county each con
tribute $45,000 toward lis con
struction. ltovlaod .nrellmlnary plana for
the armory have been completed
by Howard R. Perrln, architect
for the building.
The atructure will be built on
tho cornor of Spring and Main
streots. In the same block with
the central fire stntlon.
Williams la Chairman.
. Tho armory committee la com
posed of -C. It. Williams, chair
man, roprosentlng tho county
court: Mhrlon Hanks, - presldont
of the city council; E. A. Thomas,
city englneor; a Ion Loroni. ap
pointed to roprosont tne cnamoer
of commerce and filling tho va
cancy lott'by R. H. Dosso, and
D. E. Van Vactor. captain of I)nt
tory "D", Klamnth Fnlls unit ot
tho national guard.
City Attorney A. L. Loavltt
and T. R. Olllonwatora, district
attorney, aro acting as logal coun
sel for the armory committee.
0
EDWARDSVILLE, Kens., April
19, (P) Two men and a woll
drossod youthful appearing wo
man robbed the Edwardsvlllo
State bank here of $1,480 early
today and escaped In a sedan
answering the gonornl description
of tho car usod by Clyde Barrow,
Southwestern bandit, and Bonnie
Parkor.
K. H. Beach, vice proaldont ot
the bank, and Arthur Knight, 22,
a lnbror, wero kidnaped by tho
bandits and tnkon to Montlcollo,
Kans., whoro thoy woro roloasod.
RECEIVED TODAY
Authority to begin work on tho
municipal airport, tho first pro
ject to be grnntcd by tho Stnto
Bmorgoncy Rellof Administration,
was rocolvod Thursday by Will
Baldwin, local manager and dis
bursing ngont for tho SERA,
. Baldwin alnted that a fow do
talls ot arrnngomont romnlned
'l)oforo work could bo 'started up
on this projoot, but estimated that
man would bo bl rod within a fow
days. The number ot employes
upon the projoot has not yot boon
determined, ,
BUILDING
Cannon Relates
Efforts to Beat
Smith Campaign
Guilty Verdict
Jury's Mistake
in Liquor Case
PORTLAND, April 10. (IP)
A puxiled' Judge, on as
tounded defendant and a gasp
ing Jury hoard tho clerk In
federal court horo read a ver
dict ot "guilty" In tho case ot
.Marvin Harris, accused ot oper
ation of a liquor still.
The court asked it tho Judg
ment of "guilty" waa the ver
dict of the Jury.
"No, your honor,", aald tho
embarrassed Jury foreman as
be arose. "Our verdict Is "not
guilty.' We forgot to write In
tho word 'not'." -
New Robbery Laid to
Daring Indiana
' Outlaw. :
y ,lmme,:
IIV1 111 Anrll 10 I1P
Vnn, ninn AI1A ftf Whom Wlt-
aaM rmiflnihled nhoto-
grapha of John Dllllugor, In
diana desporado, pom up tne
Pane National bank today and
..K.MMt In an ntnmnhllo With
cash and aocurltles estimated at
$30,000.
fin. Smith. RO. bank Janitor.
waa knftpknft unconscious and
robbed of his keys. Tho rob
bers waited In the Dank until
the othor . omployes arrived,
forcing one of them to open the
aafe.
rnT.mtnns. O.. Anril 19 WFl
A threat on tho life of Gov
ernor Oeorgo White, apparently
emanating rrom uiiiingor gaiiK
ators, la undor investigation of
postal authorities, the governor
disclosed today.
Tha throat WHS mftdo in a
latiar niAllnd In Chicago and
signed by "frlonds" of Harry
Plerpont and Charles Mnkloy,
Dilllngor gangsters undor sen-
tenoe of death in ine eiocino
chair for slaying Sheriff Joss
Sarbor at Lima.
MOORESVILLE, .Ind., April
19 (P) Declnrlng that "John
Isn't In Indiana now," John W.
Dllllnger revealed Wednesday
hn hla iaii. tllA notorious' Out
law, spent a fow quiet hours at
the old uiuingor iarm nome
near Mooresvlllo on' the week
end of April 7.
"I talked with him for some
tlmo," tho elderly man aald.
8T. PAUL, April 19 (ff) The
fodoral 'governments investiga
tion ot John Dilllngor'a escape
(Continued on Pago Nine)
' - ; -ii
DIES IN FLAMES
KnOENB, April 19, (An
derson Potor Jensen, 06, was
burnod to death when his small
houso this side ot Junction City
was dostroyed by tiro onrly this
morning.
The blase was discovered by
his son, James Anderson, who
lives closo by, but It had gained
such honelway tho son wns tin
ablo to enter tho house. In his
attempts to roscuo his fathor ho
was severely burned on the
hands, and about tho faco.
Late Wednesday
Trial News Is on
Page ,8 Today
Wodnosday attornoon found
the Manning trial entering Its
sonsntlonal stages, with in
tonsoly Interesting tostlmony
presontod by atato witnesses.
Horald rantlors will find a
complote story ot tho trial ot
ter press time- Wednosdny, on
PAQB EIGHT ot this edition.
Attor reading today's atory,
turn to PAUH EIGHT, V
WASHINGTON, April 19 (P)
The story of hla activities to
defeat Alfred E. Smith for presi
dent was related by Bishop
James Cannon, Jr., to a District
of Columbia Jury trying him for
conspiracy to violate the federal
corrupt practlcca act.
lie said ho mot E. C. Jame
son, Now York Insurance execu
tive, through C. Bascom Blemp.
who was White House secretary
when Calvin Coolldge was presi
dent. Wanted It By Week
' Jameson contributed $65,300
to the Anti-Smith campaign.
The bishop ia on trial with Miss
Ada L. Burroughs for failure to
report receipt of all thla con
tribution. "I said to Mr. Jameson,"
Cannon testified, "that we ought
to have about $60,000 within
the next, two or three woeka to
carry on the campaign In Vir
ginia aa It ought to be carried
on." ... -- .
"Mr. Jameson said, 'well, I'll
furnish you with about $50,000.
How would you' like to have It?'
'Well, I aald, about $10,000 a
weok.' "
Cnsh Requested ,
' Cannon aald that be told
JaMH(rra'prtrrtd"to"irifT-a
substantial amount ot the money
in cash.
"Ho said," Cannon testified,
" 'would you want to carry It
around?' and I said no one
would suspect I had It."
"I said 'I know that liquor
crowd in Virginia and I prefer
carrying on transactions In
caah.' "
Cannon then aald be told
Jameson:
"I want It distinctly under
stood In accepting thla money,
that I be allowed to spend It
when, how and where I desire.
'"He aald 'certainly it'a In
your discretlonj' "
E
Mrs. Ray Tylor was Imprison
ed In her home at 724 Lincoln
stroot Thursday morning when a
runaway automobile crashed
through the side ot the house
and blocked the doorway. A
tailing partition obstructed the
rear oxlt. . ,
Mrs. Tyler',' who was In bed
whou the crash occurred, was un
injured. The runaway car, a heavy se
dan belonging to William Heck
man ot Modoc Point, had been
parked at 614 Lincoln street on
a steep Incline by Mrs. Heckman.
The machine broke away about
20 minutes after Mrs. Heckman
had left it there.
After a wild race ot one and
a halt blocks, the automobile
loft Lincoln street at the inter
aection ot Seventh street, and
careened Into the Tyler house on
the corner.
Police officers were called to
the scone of the accident, and
got Mrs. Tyler out of the house.
It thore had been a tire In a
heating stove which was struck
by the machine, the house would
have been destroyed and the wo
man burned without chance of
oscapo, officers stated.
Tho honse was the' property ot
J. I. Board. Both it and tlie run
away automobile wore virtually
domollshod.
Irrelevant and Immaterial
THE legal profession always has
plenty to do with a trial. But
the Manning case la oven more
legal than usual. -
The principals In tho fatal in
terview February 12 wero law
yors. They wore ex-law partners.
Trial dovolopmonts have Indi
cated It was a .lawsuit that
brought them together that night.
Tho shooting was In a ( law
oftlco. ' '
A honvy legal tome pierced
by a bullet Is a leading state
exhibit. , ,.
Important witnesses will . be
lnwyors. i .
The dctondant Is a lawyer. .
' And tliAn, of course, the .trial
Itself Is a battle ot lawyers, thore
Is a lawyer on the benah, and
JAPS RAISE
NEW BARRIER
NTO
CHINA
World Powers Ordered to
Refrain From Aid
ing Chinese.
BRITISH GET.
MESSAGE TODAY
Foreign Policy Viewed
As Complicating
Diplomacy. '.
LONDON, April 19 (Py The
British government today re
ceived an informative cable from
Its ambassador to Tokyo con
cerning Japan's warning to other
counlrlea against projects for
the assistance of China. -
Contents ot the message were
not disclosed except that It con
firmed the gist of press reports
ot the Japanese declaration.
The unusual form In which
the declaration was made and
.tjie. JaetlMtvtiaaan. reserves.. JJie
sola right to decide whether
projects aiding China are peace
ful or' otherwise, It Is under
stood, la more disturbing to the
British government.
WASHINGTON, April 19 (P)
Japan's restatement and clari
fication of policy toward China"
In Its Incomplete form as con
tained In press dispatches from
Tokyo loomed today aa a pos
sible major issue in far eastern
affairs.
No official communication of
the text of the purported docu
ment has been received at the
atate department, either through
Ambassador Saito or from Am
bassador Grew in Toklo. Pend
ing tho actual receipt and con
sideration of a note, or an aide
memolre with full text, state
department and other admlniS'
tration officials declined to make
any official comment on the
document Itself, or any of the
outstanding points in Japan's
claim of a special responsibility
and sphere ot Influence in China.
PEIPING, China. April 19 (IP)
North China's reaction to
Japan's hand-off China pro
nouncement indicated today that
Chinese ot this region see In the
declaration a direct challenge to
other .powers.
Voicing the Chinese viewpoint
on the Japanese restatement of
policy toward China, announced
In Tokyo, the ottlcial helping
Chronicle said today:
"Here Is an entirely naked
(Contlnuod on Page.Nine)
CHICAGO. April 19, (ff)
Wheat prices on the board ot
trade broke live cents a ousnei
late today under pressure of
heavy liquidation that followed a
statement ascribed to Secretary
ot Agriculture Wallace that the
domestic and world prices of
wheat would be closer togethor
during the present year.
The drop was the maximum
pormlttod undor present regula
tions.
the law profession Is gonerously
roprosented among tne insiae
tho bar spectators.
The aocond-tloor hall of the
county court houso was crowded
this morn ng at 8:3U o'ciock
half an hour beforo circuit court
was scheduled to open. Same ot
tla people, according to court
house attnehes, hnd boon waiting
since 7:30 a. m. Ono ot tho dou
ble doors was opened at 8:81,
and two minutes later almost
every seat In the spectators' sec
tion was taxon. ,
Special Prosecutor Guy Cordon
f Irst met . E. O. ' Holnrlch, Berk
eley criminologist who will be a
t (Continued on Pago Nine)
State Lawyer
D. E. Van Vactor. deputy dis
trict attorney, carried consider
able of the burden for the atate
at the Manning trial Thursday.
Van Vactor conducted the exam
ination of Dr. C. V. Rugh and
Dr. George Adler, two state s wit
nesses.
ELIGIBLE TO BID
Postmaster General Acts
on Requirements of
Air Companies.
WASHINGTON. April 19. (ff)
Postmaster General Farley told
newsmen today the four aviation
companies seeking to restrain
him from enforcing abrogation of
their airmail contracts would be
eligible to bid for new contracts
If they complied with require
ments. ,
Boerlng Air Transport, Inc.,
Nation Air Transport, Inc.. Pa
cific Air Transport and Varney
Air Lines, Inc., all United Air
craft Transportation, Inc. ' sub
sidiaries asked the District ot
Columbia supreme court yester
day to enjoin Farley from en
forcing the cancellation order and
to make him pay as yet unspeci
fied damages.
Bid for flying 21 routes for
three months are to be opened
by the department at noon, to
morrow. Meanwhile, senate airmail In
vestigators questioned W. W.
Howes, first assistant postmaster
general, about the - cancellation.
Senator Austin, republican, Vt.
drew from ' Howes the testimony
that Sllllman Evans, fourth as
sistant postmaster general, . was
formerly vice-president, ot the
American Airways, a subsidiary
of the Cord-controlled Aviation
Corporation. Evans has resigned
to take a position in a Baltimore
Tinancial firm.
Baseball
- AMERICAN.
Afternoon game: R. H.E,
Washington 3 5 0
Boston 7 13 1
Prim, FllleyL Line and Berg,
Klumpp; Welch and Ferrell.
Morning game: . R. H. E.
Washington 4 7 2
Boston 5 10 0
Stewart, Crowder and Berg;
Walborg, Rhodes and Hlnkle.
! R. H. B.
St. Louis 2 8 1
Cleveland 3, 8 1
Wells and Grube; Harder,
Wioogarner, Connally and Pyt
lak, . .
. . NATIONAL.
R. H. E.
Chicago 4 9 0
Cincinnati 16 2
Malone and Hartnett; Derrin
ger,. Brennan and O'Farrell.
' R. H. E.
Boston 13 0
Brooklyn..-.....'. 1-8' 0
. Zachary and Spohrer; Beck
and. Lope: I ..
(Called end seventh, tog).
R H E
Philadelphia ...."J,..,....,. 0 , o' , 1
New York ,...,..........'... .2 4 1
Collins and Wilson;' Parmelee,
Luqiie and' Richards.. , ,,i , , - .. ,
Doctors Offer
Leading Point
in State Case
Dr. C. V. Rugh, Autopsy Physician, Dr.
George Adler, Coroner, on Stand at
Manning Murder Trial
Medical testimony tending to show that the first bal
let fired into Ralph Horan's body entered his heart and
instantly killed him a point state's attorneys admit has
a major place in their case was presented at Thursday
morning's session of the first degree murder trial of Hor
ace M. Manning. ' ;
Horan was wounded twice in the gunplay in Man-
nings office February 12, once in the right arm and once
in the heart. Failure of hemhorrage in the arm wound
was emphasized by the state as an indication that Hor
an's heart had already stopped when that wound was
inflicted. - . ' . .
It is understood the state, possibly through testimony
of E. O. Heinrich, will attempt to connect Horan's heart
wound with the oaken chair sitting across the desk from
Manning's red leather chair in the death room. ..
There is an ..alleged bul
let bruise on the chair back,
state testimony has already
indicated there were slivers
of wood around the bullet
hole in the back of Hor
an's coat, and a bullet was
found under the oaken
chair. .
..Apparently, the state is
seeking to forestall defense
theories: of a duel and a
dive for guns by placing
Horan in the wooden chair
when he was shot the first
time.
The defense took advantage df
the presence of Dr, C. V. Hugh
and Drr George H.-Adler on the
arltnasa atanit. to aUDOOrt ft DO-
tentlal contention that Horan's
muscular action continued aner
he was shot through tbe heart
This it la haltered, the defense
will use in reconciling Its theory
of a gun duel wltn. Horan s posi
tion after death. ' The defense
rartirninrlr indicated a desire to
show that muscular reaction after
a heart wound mlgm tnrow Hor
an's right foot over the rung in
the bottom of Manning's desk,
where state evidence shows it was
found by investigators.
Sheriff Low on Stand:
Tho mndleal testimony waa
marked by frequent nso ot scien
tific terms ana anatomical woras
that contrasted sharply with the
homely western terminology of
Sheriff Lloyd Low, who preceded
the doctors on the stand.
The courtroom was jammed
again for the second day ot the
state's case. District Attorney T.
R. Glllenwaters Indicated that
the prosecution may be, ready to
rest by Friday night. In view ot
tho fact the district attorney pre
viously stated he was calling
about 40 witnesses, thla was seen
as an Indication the atate may
be saving some ot its big guns
for rebuttal.
Direct Statement Blade.
The direct statement that in
his opinion the heart wound was
the first Inflicted on Horan's
body was made by Dr. Adler,
who was on the atahd well over
an hour at the morning session.
The doctor is also county cor
oner, and assisted Dr. C. V. Rugh
in making the autopsy on Hor
an's body the night ot Febru
ary 12.
Sheriff Low resumed his tes
timony this' morning where it
had been cut short by adjourn
ment late Wednesday afternoon.
He first identified state ex
hibit No. 23 aa "a lead slug
handed to me by Dr. Adler.-'
Number 24 was Identified as
"the neck of a bottle banded me
by Robert Stevens on February
13." . .
The third state' exhibit of
fered was recognized by the
(Continued on Page Nine)
WASHINGTON, April 10 (AP)
Secretary Morgenthau told re
porters today that tho manufac
ture of illicit liquors Is still "a
very husky Industry." Ho said
he planned - to "hit nnd hit it
hard."'
LATE NEWS'
CHICAGO, , April 10 (AP)
Three1 federal Judge's sitting en
blano todny issued a temporary
injunction restraining Secretary
of Agriculture Henry A. Wallace
from enforcing an order lower
ing by about 80 per cent tbe
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STAND FOR STATE
Leigh Ackerman, Claude
This Afternoon.
: ". ... '. . w ..---.,
Leigh Ackerman, Klamath
Falls police officer, and Claude
McColloch, Ralph Horan's law
partner, were state witnesses at
the Horace M. Manning trial this
afternoon., :
. Ackerman Identified, pictures
of three fingerprints he had pho
tographed. ' The prints; he said,
were found on the revolver re
moved from Horan's hand.
The prints came from the bar
rel. None were found, Ackerman
said, on the' trigger or the nan
die. The officer said he destroy
ed a fourth negative of a finger
print because It was too Indis
tinct. . i - (
' Ackerman also said he took
Horan's fingerprints, but made no
effort to compare them with those
on the revolver. ;
" The plctnres were entered as
state's exhibits)
McColloch' testified t receiv
ing a telephone call from Horan
the night he was shot. He also
discussed the legal business pend
ing between his office and Man
ning's, . , .w.
The attorney was not , oross
examined. ' . ;
KLAMATH PLACED
- Klamath Falls went on a cash
basis Thursday for tho first time
since December, 1932, when Ruth
O. Bathiany, city treasurer, call
ed protested warrants on all
funds. The warrant call Includes
warrants protested up to and In
cluding April 19, a total sum ot
approximately $22,000.-' ;
; The city was put on a cash
basis by action of .the city council
which authorized the city treas
urer to borrow accumulated funds
from the general fund ot the city.
There is a sufficlont cash bal
ance left on hand in the general
fund to carry it through the year,
tho treasurer aald.
' Payment of protested warrants
will nve the cltv a considerable
amount of money, as warrants
draw six per cent interest irom
the date of protest. ' !
h( anil immlalnna charged
shipper by commission hoiwes
handling livestock at the Chi
cago Union stockyards. ;
PORTLAND, April 10 (AP)-.
Tlio temperature reached 8 de
hero at 2:80 D. m. today.
: WASHINGTON, April 10 (AP)
Forty-five .envelopes contain
ing bids ot aviation companies
iriv im air mail on a threw
months basis were received to
day at the postoffics depart'
meat. .. t '
V