The Evening herald. (Klamath Falls, Or.) 1906-1942, May 03, 1934, Page 1, Image 1

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KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON, THURSDAY, MAY 3, 1934
Number 7009 )
CLOUDY
Editorial
On the
Day's News
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lly KltANK JKNKINK
SKNATOIl I1UI1TON K. WHEKL
Kit, of Montana, speaking In
Detroit, suyst
"Attacking America's monutury
and ocononilo ovllt by romonotls
Ing aliver la llio untrlud but CHU
. TAIN muni of ending tUo doproa
lon." MAYUB ao.
There' an old hunting prov
orb, you know to llio oftoct that
'' "thore's luck where thoro'a load
flyltm" moaning that If , you
hoot at random Into tha air you
MAY bit aomothlog.
If wo koop on paulng laws to
end llio depression, wo MI01IT
finally atumhlo Into eno that
would work.
MEANWHILE a lot of pooplo
old-fashioned In thalr vlowe,
porhnps cling to tho opinion
that If fowor lawi had boon pass
ed and tower offer's mado to and
tha depression WITHOUT WORK
wo would 1)0 further along tho
road to rocovory.
fETTINO back
to Sonotor
' Wheolor's ipooch. what la tho
chief monetary evil In America
lodoyt
Nobody knowi, of course for
SURE, that li. Rut It la highly
probable that tho principal trou
ble with our nionoy thoao dayi U
that nobody U ul qulto certain
what It will bo worth a month
bonco or a year honco.
Tinkering with allvor wouldn't
mako ua any SURER, to any tho
least, at to what our money will
bo worth In tho future
ANOTHER attention, lUKgoitcd
by Senator Wheolor'a apouch:
What la this country' chlot
) economlo evil?
THEWS are plenty of anawora
to that question, but tho
trouble la that ao tew of them
are alike. Tbo doctors know tho
patient la lick, but thoy can't
agree on tho dlagnoala.
A lot of them Inalst that tho
trouble la organlo and grave, and
that lorloui moaaurea aro nocoa
aary Including, porhapi fow
major oporntlona.
Otliora think tho patient la
merely run down and woak, and
If given tho opportunity for reit
and quiet wm recover niceiy.
THE brain trustor! and tho
more onthualnatlo of tho now
dealer are. In tha flrat group,
and tho gonoral run of conserva
tive business mon aro to ba found
In tho Intlor,
4 nUT a simply as posslblo, bora
Is ONE economlo ovll In this
country:
Pooplo who have monoy are
atlll afraid that If thoy loud It
thoy WON'T GET IT BACK. As
long ea people with monoy re
main In that framo of mind busi
ness recovery will bo alow,
i Thoy will romnln In-that framo
f mind until tholr confidence In
tho ability of borrowers to earn
tronblo with ao many now lawa
and now schomos Is that thoy
hnvo a tondoncy to SHAKE con
fidence, Inatond of roetoring It.
FROM all of this, yon will prob
ably gather that this Inslgnlfl
oant wrltor Is ono of thoso who
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WILL .
ROGER?
SAN FRANCISCO, May 8.
I boo by the pnpors today that
til ore la Bomo tnlk of Russia
paying (and that's on a dobt
this Russian govornmont didn't
contrnot). Thoy owo $700,
000,000,' and wo may got
$200,000,000. Be good Joko
on evorybody If the commun
ists turned out to bo tho only
onos you could trust.
Tho PhlllpplnoB finally votod
thoy wantod froodom, Thoy
wore In favor of It till thoy
ont a commission over hore
nnd saw what It was, Then,
they woro In- doubt. j
Yours, . .
Control Board
Knox Commission
Workers Refused
Increase in Pay
State Executives Rule
Against Any Raises
At Salem.
ORDER AFFECTS
NINE EMPLOYES
Original Action of Ad
ministrator Turned
Down Today.
8AI.EM. Ore.. May S. (JP) The
slate board of control today em
phatically rejected salary ralsos
for nlno employes of the state
liquor control commission, and
wont unanimously on rocord
against any further raises at this
time In any departments of state
government.
In addition tho board clarified
tho salary controversies and at
tempted evuilona of the statutory
roductlon on basic wages by adop
tion of a resolution presented by
Secretary of Slate P. J. Stadol
man, which required board ap
proval of salaries paid new em
ployes and thoso changed from
ono position to another. The
question of Increased pay has
been before the board at various
times .the past six months, and
tha action today eliminates any
furthor Increase this year.
Early Action Rejected
The nlno omployos of. tho stoto
liquor control commission wore
raised last month by the com
mission without submitting tbo
action to tho board. Governor
Julius L. Molar today presented
tho action to tho board and asked
approval for tholr rujoctlon. Em
ployes who hnvo boon paid the
Increases will roturn tholr vouch
or for correction.
Stsdlomnn, who auggeatod the
matter of tho liquor control com
mission salaries bo takon up, bad
previously Issuod an ordor to
withhold the vouchors, but had
lonrnod somo had already been
sent. Stato Treasurer Rutus C.
Holman ondorsod tho rejection
heartily, and approved tha Stndlc
mnn resolution against any fur
thor changes without board ap
proval. Meier Opposes Raise
Governor Melor doclared he
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Moderate temporatures return
ed to Klnmath Falls Thursday af
ter sovorol dnys of chilly, rainy
woathnr. Although tho mercury
rnso mora than 10 points ovor
Wednesday's readings, possibility
of showers still persists, accord
ing to tho local weatherman.
Farmors who hnvo boon rejoic
ing ovor tho heavy showors dur
ing tho past fow days aro groody
for more, and eagerly scan tho
skies for rnln clouds.
Tho moisture which was badly
ncoilod, has moant much to the
county, assuring good range, con
serving much Irrigation wator for
Intor in the soason nnd lessening
tho tiro haiard In this district as
woll as over tho wbolo northwest
torrltory.
Llttlo loss In lambs has boon
reported, as tho hoavy lambing
In this district Is only Just be
ginning. The earliest lambs aro
now sufficiently grown to with
stand damp wcathor and chilly
winds.
The stormy wonthor has also
slowod up. tho grasshopper mon
nco, dolnylng hatching throughout
tho county, and giving ranchors
a llttlo ndditlonnl time to obtain
poison mntorlnls with which to
wngo tholr campaign against the
'hoppers.
Men Recruited
for Woods Work
Fifty mon liavo boon rocrultod
from Klamath county for woods
isvork In oonnootlon with tho Civil
Jl)vatton Carps program In
iJTiJu Lake park.
1,0 minimum pay Is 190 per
miith. Tho county rollot ooin-
mmoe and ngoncy . hantllod tno
omplnymnnt of tho mon for CCC
houduutirtors at Modtord.
Baseball
NATIONAL LEAGUE
R. II. E.
Boston 6 8 0
Chicago 0 2 1
Brandt and Bpohror; Mulono,
Loo, Ward and Ilurtnett.
R. H. E.
Brooklyn - 3 9 0
Cincinnati 2 5 0
Bongo and Lopos; Kolp, B haute
and O'Farroll.
R. H. B.
New York .. 5 12 2
Pittsburgh .. 3 8 2
Clark. Bell and Richards;
Froncb, Smith, Hoyt and I'addcn.
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Cleveland at Washington, post
poned, wot grounds.
SU Louie at lioston. postponed,
rain.
Detroit at Now York, post
poned, rain.
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Bishop Wins Over Move
. to Bring Early ;
.. Retirement . ' "
JACKSON, Miss., May 3 (VP)
With a groat show of strongth,
Bishop James Cannon, Jr., tbo
militant dry crusader, today won
victory ovor ' efforts to super
annuate him and was retained
for four more years as an ac
tive bishop In the Mothodlst
Episcopal, South.
Against recommendations of
tho commlttoo on Episcopacy to
retire him this year because of
"Infirmity," the quadrennial gen
eral conforonce voted 200 to 170
to retain him as one of the nc
tlve bishops until 1938 when he
Is automatically retired under
the 72-year ago rule.
The bishop's greatest Btrongth
oamo from the Pacific coast
whore conforoncos turnod the
tide for Cannon In practically a
solid bloo and their leaders said
thoy would wolcome him tor as
signment. Bishop Cannon was wronthed
In smllos as the conforonce
placod his name on tha roll of
active bishops. Leaders In the
retirement plan readily conceded
defeat and said that no further
effort would -be mado to. super
annuate him at the current con
foronce. TUCSON, Arl., May. 3 (VP)
Tho eighth day slnco little June
Rohlos was kidnaped dawned to
day, but still thore wore no tak
ers for the 315,000 In rnnsom
nionoy awaiting call of the ab
ductors in nor grandfather's
home.
. Two days had pnssod In which
thore was no public, announce
ment of developments In tho
case, other than the knowledge
that 6-yoar-old Juno still was
missing that the money, $5, $10
and $20 bills as demanded In an
original ransome note, still
awaited tho kidnapers' call.
Bulldog Rips
Trousers Off
Knight of Road
Mr. McDougall, a transient
from San Francisco, today has a
grudgo, but no tronsors.
. McDougnll, walking townrd the
railroad yards In tho company of
two other "knights of tho rond,"
wob attacked by a bulldog Thurs
day morning on Spring Btroot,
Tho sent of his pants was re
moved and the cnnlno dashed
away to anfoly. MoDougnll's dig
nity was pretty sorely trlod by
the gntherlng of laughing spec
tators, His Journey to California was
Interrupted Indefinitely, while nn
emergoncy cull was sent out tor
a now pnlr of pants,
COUNTY VOTES
GAIN NOTICE
FOR PRIMARY
State Candidates Coming
to Klamath in Increas
ing Number.
McALEXANDER HERE
IN BALLOT DRIVE
Earl Snell Expected to Be
in City . Later
This Week.
By Malcolm Epley
What Klamath county has to
offor tho candidate for state of
fices In the way of votes Is get
ting Increased attention as tbe
campaign goes Into tbe bomo
stretch, and visits from office
seekers are becoming more fre
quent. General U. S. McAloxandcr,
running for the republican nomi
nation for governor, was Thurs
day's polltlcul guoet here.
Following close on General Mc
Alcxander's heel will be Earl
Snoll, candidate for republican
nomination for secretary of state.
Siioll wee due hero late Thursday
or Friday. Next week undoubt
edly wilt find several other here
to make personal appeal ior
the Klamath county vote.
Many Contacts Made
Goneral McAlexander. famous
as the "Rock of the Marne" bero
of tho world war, was In tow of
local American Legionnaires on
bis visit hero. ThUB guided, the
gonoral was making wide con
tacts In the city before leaving to
contlnuo his campaign elsewhere.
McAloxandor declared he was
having a lot of fun out of the
campaign, and promised plenty of
fight before It was over.
In a non-political role be spoke
before the Klwanls club on the
Japanese situation. Japan's re
cent movements, he said, have
given the Jitters to all nations
with Interests on the east coast
of Asia. The general spoke brief
ly of the possible effect on. the
United States of Japanese Im
perialism. Futaro Held Warlike
The Philippines, he pointed out,
are expected to get their inde
pendence in ten years. If and
when they do, he said a quarrel
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SET FDR MAY 25
Friday. May 25. will mark the
closing date for grade schools of
Klamath Falls as well as tor
Klamath Union high school.
Grade schools of the city will
hold graduating exercises on
Thursday, May 24, and Friday,
May 26, at the various schools,
and the commencement exorcises
for Klamnth Union high school
will bo hold at 2:00 o'clock Fri
day aftornoon at tho Pelican the
atre. H. W. Poolo, thoatre owner,
hns donated tho Pelican free of
charge to the graduating class of
1034, the largest In the history
of tho school, totaling approxi
mately 140.
According to an announcement
from J. P. Wells, superintendent
of city schools, the tentative
graduation list from City schools
will number 180.
Dean J. R. Jow oil of the school
of educntlon, University of Ore
gon, will deliver the commonce
(Continuod on Page Six)
Little Theatre Guild Offers
Drama of Frontier Tonight
Clnlmlng that the play "Dis
tant Drums" is no more unronl
or tragic, as regards the dangors
and privations ot its wagon train
of 1848, than, tho exporlonces . of
mnny pioneers traveling the Old
Oregon Trail, Capt. O. O, Applo
gnte enthusiastically endorsos tho
Llttlo Theatre guild production
which will be prosontod on the
r oilcan stngo tonight.'
Cnpt. Applognto points to 'the
tragedies undergone by the wa
gon train iu whioh his father,
Rejects Salary Boosts
Police Mass
for Manhunt
PICKED SQUADS COMBING
CHICAGO FOR JOHN
DILLINGER.
CHICAGO. May 3. (JP) The
government's ace man hunters
and police marksmen massed
forces In the Chicago area today
In a new drive to get John Dll
linger, "dead or alive."
The discovery of a blood-stained
automobile one of two or
more cars the DUllnger mobsters
apparently nsed in their dash to
liberty from tbe Little Bohemia
resort near Mercer, Wis., April
22, spurred the concentration.
'Police Captain John Stege's
special "Dillinger squad," com
prising the best marksmen of the
police force, was under orders to
comb all of the city's underworld
haunts - for the elusive Indiana
bad man. There are forty deter
mined men in the squad.
The blood-stained automobile
was found late yesterday, aban
doned In-a street on the north
side. Tbe stains gave rise again
to the belief that one of the Dil
linger gang bad been badly hurt
at one time or another after their
flight from the resort near where
a federal agent and a civilian
were shot to death.
WASHINGTON, May 3. (JP)
Attorney General Cummiugs told
reporters today the department ot
Justice was planning to add to Its
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Senate Attorney Issues
Challenge to Stock
Brokers.
WASHINGTON, May 3 (TP)
The house today approved the 45
per cent margin requirement in
the stock market control bill.
This provision was termed by
Chairman Rayburn (D.-Tex.) of
the interstate commerce commit
tee, as "the heart of the bill."'
Under tbe bill, the federal re
serve board has tbe authority to
change the 45 per cent margin
requirement if it believes that
is In the public Interest.
WASHINGTON, May 3 (VP)
Ferdinand Pecorn, counsel for the
senate banking committee, today
challenged the stock exchanges
or brokers to refute the evidence
he submitted to the committee
on market profits and practices.
Pecora made his statement
while the house considered the
controversial 45 per cent margin
requirement In the stock market
control bill.
An amendment to reduce It to
40 per cent was offered by Rep
resentative Kenney (D.-N, J.).
In a sharp reply to the "pro
paganda" charge burled against
the data by Richard Whitney,
president ot the New Yerk stock
(Continued on Page Six)
HITLER'S DEATH
BELIEVED PLOTTED
BERLIN, May 3. (IP) Details of
a "Jewish plot to murder Adolf
Hitler" appeared today In an officially-countenanced
special edition
ot the antl-semitio weekly, "The
Stormer."
Twelve pagos wore devoted to
discussion of "Jewish ritual mur
der," climaxed with the allega
tion that world Jewry is planning
"the biggest, most gruesome ritual
murder against Hitler and ' his
followers ever witnessed by the
world."
Ltndsey Applognto, and his two
unclos came to Oregon In 1843,
as written by his brothor, Jesse
Applognto 20 1 years ago In the
book, "Recollections of My Boy
hood." Josse Applegate was but Beven
years when the long 2,000, mile
trek across the continent was
mado, and ho remembered only
the most outstanding Incidents
ot the Jonrnoy.
, Ho rnmemborod when thoy
' (Continued on Page Ten),
BRITISH
SHIPS TO END
ARABIAN
W A R
Kingdom of Yemen Re
ported Crushed in
Uprising.
CLASH INVOLVES
WORLD POWERS
Sunken Vessels Bottle
Chief Seaport; Sub
jects Menaced.
LONDON, May 3. OP) Ihn
Band, ruler of Sandi Arabia, was
reported today to have crushed
the ancient kingdom of Yemen,
captured Hodeldah. and sunk
armed ships in Hodeldah harbor
with his modernized army artil
lery. The Imam of Yemen, ruler of
the country, was reported assass
inated In a revolutionary put
break. British Ships- on Way.
The British government moved
rapidly to protect its nationals
and British property and to pre
vent any organized uprising ot
Arabians. . .;....,. -
Warships - including- the sloop
"Penzance" were ordered to the
area. H. M. S. Enterprise, a
cruiser was ordered from Mom
basa. East Africa, to Aden In
southwest Arabia.
The situation In Arabia was
regarded with grave concern by
the British government.
France and Italy, which pos
ses colonies at tbe southern end
ot the Red Sea, also may become
Involved, it was said.
Official dispatches did not con
firm the reports of the death ot
the Imam, who had ruled with
absolute power tor 30 years, bat
his overthrow was generally con
ceded likely.
Army Beyond Border.
The war between Ibn Saud and
the Imam has been carried on
for months, beginning as a small
border dispute and sweeping to
today's apparent climax.
April 12. Ibn Saud specified
that he would give Yemen peace
In return for the surrender of
the mountainous border strip, but
today's reports showed his army
had carried far beyond that ob
jective.
British quarters said they tear-
(Contlnued on Page Six)
DAIRY OFFICIALS
Approximately 50 'local cream
ery operators, milk producers and
morchants met Thursday noon
with representatives ot the Na.
tional Dairy Improvement cam'
paign to sot up a local commit
tee to carry on the enforcement
ot the butter code, grading but
ter, producing better cream ana
generally raising the quality ot
all dairy products.
The representatives of the Na
tional Dairy Improvement Cam
paign prosont were: E. L. Mar-
tindnle. Portland; Herman Rav
en, ot the Raven Dairy company,
Portland; Paul Adams, ot the
Oregon Dairy Council; Dr. George
W. Wllster, of the dairy depart
ment, and J. D. Mickle, ot the
state department ot agriculture.
Percy Murray, of the Crater
Lake Creamery of this city pre
sided at the meeting, and several
talks were made by representa
tives of the groups In attendance.
"The aim of the whole pro
gram of dairy improvement Is to
put Oregon at the head ot all
other dairy products producing
states, and the slogan Is 'Let's
make a . good ' product better,'
stated Mickle during the course
of the meeting.
Follbwlng. the luncheon meet
lng It was planned to elect the
local committee, and to conduct
visiting officials through the lo
cal creamerlos. .
- DIES AT WHEEL. .
PORTLAND, i May 3.'yP) Tell
ing a passengor that he was 111,
David Leatherman. 55, drove his
automobile Into the curbing hore
early today and died a few mln.
uteB later from a heart attack.
He had suffered from heart dls-
ease fur several mouths .
Ban Ordered
on Jap Goods
BRITISH , WILL RESTRICT
" IMPORTATIONS INTO
EMPIRE.
PARIS, May S (VP) The
French government today called
upon Japan to observe the nine
power treaty, to the letter in a
straightforward reply to Tokyo's
note explaining Japan's "Asia
for Asiatics doctrine."
LONDON, May 8 (VP) Restric
tions which Great Britain con
templates placing npon the im
portation of Japanese goods to
crown colonies and to the British
Isles were given to the Japanese
ambassador, Tsunedo Matsudalra,
today by Walter Rnnclman,
president of tbe board ot trade.
The restrictions are Intended
to prevent underselling of British
manufactured goods by Japanese
importers. The ambassador was
understood to have said that no
immediate reply to the proposal
could be given.
TOKYO. May 3 (IP) A high
government source admitted to
day that little progress bad been
made in discussions regarding
the nature of Japan's reply to
the United States statement of
position in the orient.
Several days of consultations
will be necessary, one ot those
participating in the talks said,
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National Conclave Hears
Demand to End Ex
periments, WASHINGTON, May 3 (VP)
The chamber of commerce ot tne
United States heard today a call
requesting President Roosevelt
to "cease experimenting" and
asking congress to stop enacting
"hysterical legislation."
Silas Strawn, former chamber
president and a leader ot Its
conservative wing, asserted In an
address that business men now
wanted "more definite prom
ises" in order to plan their fu
ture conduct.
The Chicago lawyer ran di
rectly counter in tenor to the
generally approving remarks ot
Henry L Harriman, present
chamber president, concerning
the new deal.
Strawn attacked what he call
ed the abandonment ot a scheme
ot government which has made
"ub happier and more prosperons
than any other nation. '
He called for a three-way ac
tion by Mr. Roosevelt:
Balancing of all governmental
budgets; a definite announce
ment that there will be no more
requests tor emergency leglsla.
tton and "no" more tinkering
with tbe dolla'r"; and a revision
ot the securities act and pro
posed stock exchange legislation.
TO TRACE PLDTS
PARIS, May 3. (IP) Prance's
best spy-catcherB worked feverish
ly In the historic citadel at Bel
fort today In an effort to trace
the leaks In her closely-guarded
military secrets.
They bent their efforts par
ticularly toward following the
trail ot Stanislaus Krauus, for
mer Polish army officer, who was
arrested yesterday as a German
spy.
LATE
BERKELEY, Calif., May 8
(AP) A whistle brought a dog
light response today from "18,"
the animal which Is In the 20th
day ot its scientifically . restored
life, nnd Dr.- Robert E. Cornish
snltl ho believed the canlno was
recovering its sense of hearing.
WASHINGTON, Muy 8 (AP)
The senate today postponed
until Monday debate on silver
legislation, pending a conference
between President Roosevelt and
the silver bloo leaders on Batnr
dny, ,
BILL PUNNED
TO MEET COST:
OF
Senate Drops Couzens
Emergency Levy on
Large Incomes.
F. R. SIGNATURE
TO FINISH ACTION
Legislation Includes
Tighter Laws for
Avoidance. .
WASHINGTON, May 8 (JP)
The senate today completed con
gressional action on the S417,
000,000 tax bill by eliminating
the 10 per cent emergency super
Income tax for next year pro
posed by Senator Couzens (R.
Mich.). The conference report waa
adopted without a record vote
and then also without a roll call
tbe senate receded on the pro
posed 10 per cent levy on in
come taxes which the house had
turned down by a big majority.
.' Will Aid Budget
The measure aent to the Whttaj
House, goes a long way toward
bolstering tbe budget and help
ing to pay the cost ot the re
covery program, bnt most of the
new revenue will not start com
lng in until 1935 wheat a major
ity ot the new taxes are effec
tive. The legislation makes score
of changes in administrative pro
visions of existing law to tighten
them against tax avoldanco,
levies higher taxes on the trans
fer of estates gifts and large in
dividual incomes and imposes a
capital stock and excess profKt
tax against corporations esti
mated to raise 395,000,00 a
year.
, Hearst Press Assailed
Personal holding companies are
taxed a high rate of surtax on
their undistributed adjusted net
income and corporations, except
railroads, may no longer enjoy
the privilege of filing consoli
dated returns lor themselves an!
subsidiaries. , .
The conference report was ac
cepted without a record vote de
spite a strong plea, for its re
jection by Senator Tydings (D.
Md.), on the ground It retained
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SALEM, May S, (JP) Taking
Issue with a recent decision ot
tbe supreme court ot the United
States. Attorney General I. H.
Van Winkle today held that an
employe in the logging industry
on the Klamath Indian reserva
tion is entitled to benefits under
the state workmen's compensa
tion act. ;
The federal supreme Court
opinion had held that such juris
diction had been ceded by the
state to the natlpn&l government,
but Van Winkle declared the de
cision was not applicable to work
men employed in Indian, reserva
tions In this state, and that th
workmen's compensation law ex
tends to all Indian reservations
within Oregon. The. opinion was
requested by the state industrial
accident commission.
NEWS
HAVANA, May 8 (AP) One
student was killed, three were
wounded and a soldier was
wounded Into today in clashes
between tho military and stu
dents who were demonstrating ia
front of -a high school ia ths
center of tbe city. ,
FOSTOKIA, O., May 8 (AP)
Four persons were wounded, on
seriously, as a trla of maehlna
sun bandits eat loose with a bar
rage of ballet In a holdup of
the First National bank this aft
moon in which they obtained
between $10,000 and 812,000.
RECOVERY