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FULL LEASED WIRE Classified Ads Reach over 4,000 homes daily, and are eagerly read. If you hava any wants they will pay. w Telephone IS 2 Complete County, State, Njtllft. tl and World Newt tfie dy it happens Serving all Linn Count. The Albany Herald, Vol. LXI, No. 212 The Albany Q nocrat-Herald, Vol. LXIX, No. 222 ALBANY, LINN COUNTY, OREGON, MONDAY, MARCH 30, 1936 O 'I't'lii. ' " pnu uy u " u " a "BMP wl WAITING HARD ORDEAL BOARD AGAIN GQP IM BAD WAT, DECLARES BUTLER BABAB LBRT IM BUIM8 BY BOMB IC LIS TOISEO mm-- REJMiNTS Operations Under Federal Setup Explained by State Board TAKES CHARGE " OABPDEFEHSE Leader Arrives by Plane to Be on Hand for Hearings GOES m?& SKhU8lf& McGroarty Says Clements Will Resume Work as Secretary o Washington, March 30. Dr. Francis E. Townsend took personal charge today of the defense of old age pension plan before a Congressional supporters of the Townsend movement sought, to bring Townsend and his co - lni. Tn.jr.ecv.n .nil hi. founder of the pension plan, Robert E. Clements, together to restore harmony to the high command of the organization. Clements resigned last week. McGroarty Confidant Rep. John Steven McGroarty, D., Calif., sponsor iff the plan to enact the $200-a-month pension plan into law. said he would attempt to conciliate differences between the two Dtoxire Liemenis resumes ina testimony Wednesday. McGroarty said Townsend and rimii wm.lH "opt tneethpr in the face of this unwarranted at- .tack upon us and predicted that i u ..o.. m, position as secretary-treasurer of the Old Age Revolving Pensions, Ltd., before the end of the week. Townsend Not Called Townsend arrived late yesterday after a 22-hour airplane dash across the country from his Long Beach., Calif., home. He sought immediate seclusion. A check at his apartment and- hading hotels failed to reveal where he is stop- nc. The investigating committee chairman, Rep. C. Jasper Lell, D., Mo., has not yet called the 69-year-old physician to testify. He expected, however, to attend resumption of hearings as a specta- Leading Candidates Can't Swing Election, Says Noted Educator New York, March 30 The republican party is headed toward defeat in next fall's presidential election unless it produces a man with more constructive and courageous leadership then any of those now mentioned, Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler, Columbia university president- predicted today. Dr. Butler's statement was made on his return from a trip to Cali fornia through 13 states during which he .inquired "regarding the state of public opinion rrom men and women of all sorts and kinds." Sen. William E. Borah of Idaho and Gov. Alt M. London of Kansas were th9 only two aspirants for the republican nomination of whom he had heard much men tion, he said. Borah's chances are small, he said, because "older republicans under no circumstances would 1ite for him even if he was nominated because he had uniformly supported every unsound monetary policy which had been brought forward." "Governor Landon's strength rests," he said, "upon the fact that heis hugely unknown. Ncverthe0 less, there has developed verj strong opposition o his candidacy, because of the fact that he is the whole hearted choice of William Randolph Hearst." GEII'fS' MAKE RECORD AHn mw Mmni,i in Adolf Hitler, triumpnant in one Berlin, March 30. Fuehrer of the most remarkable elections ever held, faced the Locarno Powers with increased confidence to-dajas he prepared to offer them proposals for "eternal" peace. Mjrc registered) voters recorded their approval of Hitler's foreign policies in yesterday's reichstag election than there are men, women and children in all France. ... h..kinB hv nis lnt.vmen end women would be reflected in his proposals for settlement of the Rhineland problem with which Joachim von Ribbenlrop, his spec- ial ambassador, is expected to fly to L,onaon tomorrow. These proposals, it was forecast, willo present to Great Britain, France, Belgium and Italy a broad plan for consolidation of European peace on a firm, permanent base. But it was forecast also that Hitler will be even less inclined now to Persons Gatting State Aid Will Receive First Consideration Portland, Ore., March 30. Better to acquaint relief committees and their personnel with the details of the workings of the old-age assistance plan before April 1, the state relief administration officials will meet in Pendleton Tuesday foran eastern Oregon conference. The meeting will be the third and last to be held to lay out completed plans of operation of the new law. Other conferences were held in Medford and Portland. At these conferences, state relief officials announced complete qualifications for eligibility for old-age assistance as laid down by federal and state law. These qualifications fellow: Must Be 70 0 1. Resident of Oregon must be a citizen of the United States or a native-born American woman who was married to an alien pr:orto Sept. 22, 1933, and who thereby lost her American citizenship and who otherwise is qualified by rea son of age and residence. 2. The applicant must have re- sided in Oregon five years during the last ten years immediately pre- roriin the nnnlirntinn and has re- sided therein continuously for one year immediately preceding said application. 3. Has attained the age of 70. 4. Is not at time of receiving assistance an inmate of any public - or private institution or home for nf.Afj. lmntik nf t nc t i f 1 1 1 i m !l V apply for assistance but aid, if granted, shall not begin until after inmate ceases- residence at" Insti- . union. - Policy OUIUMfed I I It took more than a new spring outfit to erase the look of sorrow from Anna Hauptmann's face Monday as she made what might be her last vis1! to her husband before he pays the penalty as slayer of I Dead Suspect, 2 Men and Woman Make Trip Summer 1932 SBOW8 B0UCE BCOK Detective Would Follow Clue Regardless of Court Action Trenton, N. J. March 30 Isidor Fisch, two other men and a wo man visited Cuba in the fall of 1932 six months after the Lindbergh kidnaping and tried to buy a farm, Robert Hicks, investigator (or Gov. Harold G. Hoffman, said today in an exclusive interview kith the United Press-1 Hicks for the first time reveal-id details oi his recent visit to Cuba. He said evidence collected on that trip would play an important part in the New Jersey pardons court's hearing on Bruno Richard Hguptmann s pica for clemency. Shows Documents Fisch and his associates. Hicks said, were unable to find a farm that suited them, although they consSMered buying one near Arte- misa, Cuba. Hicks exhibited documents from the office of the Cuban secret pa lice describing the visit. I "I think it is an interesting and important development," Hicks said- "1 am going back to Cuba to investigate it further no matter what the pajdons court decides today." o 0 Letter Hunted Today was the first time Hicks proceed any thing purporting to show-that Fisch from whom Bruno-. Richard Hauptmann says he received the Lindbergh ransom actually visited Cuba. Heretofore, the contention has been that Fisch merely wrote a letter to Havana, inquiring about distributioli of "hot" money in Cuba. Fisch died in Germany, in poverty. Hicks contended that ill addition to yie visit, Fisch did write such a letter. He said he got in touch with Dr..-' Israel Castellanos Geonzales, Cuban criminologist, and asked him to make a preliminary Invest igation .n an attempt to determine ter. WARMER WEATHER PROMISED OREGON; BEND HAS 8 ABOVE Bend, Or., March 30. The low- time record for March is 13 bc- 1 low 'L1' Portland, Ore., March 30. Some I new low temperature records for I this time of year were established 1 in northwest points when the thermometer look a tailspin lo- oay. The forecast is for generally unsettled weather with occasional rain or snow tonight and Tuesday, with the thermometer not quite so low. Portland's official minimum was 32 degrees but thermometers in various parts of the city reg I istercd as low as 20 degrees. F1SCH SOUGH i CUBA the Lindbergh boy. Hauptmann, reports from the prison death house said, was showing more concern as the pardons court met to con Undefended City Wrecked in Attack by 37 Airplanes Addis Ababa, March 30e-Harar, second city of Ethiopia, was reported in smouldering ruins today after a merciless bomb and machine gun attack by 37 Italian airplanes. The town was undefended. 0 Early reports said 0 persons were killed and 120 wounded- The Church of St. Savior, the Catholic church mission, the radio station, the prison, the Egyptian hospital, were reported destroyed. A large part of the Swedish hospital was reported in rufris. Monsignor Jacaseur, Roman Catholic bishop, refused to leave his post during the raid. He was uninjured, and it was said there were no foreign casualties. An official communique said all hospitals bore the Red Cross in signia fromBerbera,BritilS useTa's a mi.Uary 1, I ?? Sli - J?i"X' ""W"" '"" wounded in fighting in the south EW DEALER Washington, March 31). llie new deal won its first supreme I court clash with utility interests today when the tribunal, in one of a series of important decisions. re- frt in ontpi-iain hp first nttarW on the public utility holding com-1 pany act to reach it. The ruling came after Solicitor Genreal Stanley Reed had pleaded 0 that the case was not a fair test of the law. It was the second defeat of the 6"y for business interests. : By another important deci.Oon, the court refused, except for minor !mnrflii.alinn In altnr iho HunrPP r: . , . lot the New yorK lecierai aistrici - industry, joined by the textile, Dlate class timore, where the utility is being reorganized, had held the law in- valid and directed the trustees in reorganization not to register with the securities exchange commis- sion as proviaco in me aci. Lumber Cut Highest Since Last November Washington. March 30. Pro-rti(Mion of lumber in the United States in the week ended March 21 roe to the highest level since last November, but new business and shipments were below the pre-eVrding week, the National Lumber Manufacturers Association reported today. Production for the week was placed at 218.043,000 feet of hardwoods and sofewoods combined, against 216,035,000 in the preceding week. Efotti tits Headlines Bv nsacon Bichmond "Talg of 'Velvet' Boils ClomOnts" The Old Folks' nickels and their dimes, when multiplied some thousand times, have gone for Clements' com pensation treasurer of the organization. It. logically, might be supposed, that fear of what might be disclosed was what caused Clements to rwign a place that paid h i m miehtv fine: but '-2?j this was not the explanation mat he gave for his resignation. He said that he could not agree with Town-send') basic policy: but. if he meant "a cut in pay." Mr. Clements didn't say. That Townsend meant his pen- ill IN COURT! his h i n i is 5. (Has not made an assignment court which held the bugar inui-or transfef of property so as to tute. Inc., violated the anti-trust render self eligible for assistance laws through a "code of fair com-under state plan. I petition" adopted in 1928. 6. Is not, because of physical or rn refusing the plea of the suear mental condition in need of con tinntntf Institutional care. i 1;,!"--aid in dirccting the OARP REFUSES PLEA Pardons Court ules Not to Interfere With Execution n-' 4 HOUR HEARING HELD Ne Evidence Gathered by Defense Presented, : Is Report. Trenton. N. J., March 30 Th tate court of pardons today re jected Bruno Richard Hauptmann'f ast appeal for clemency ana re fused to postpone his execution. set for 9 p. m. tomorrow. New Evidence Figures Trenton, N. J., March 30. Th New Jersey court of pardons began final deliberations on the late oc Bruno Richard Hauptmann late today after hearing more than four hours of sucn intense argument that one of the state offi cials fainted. " Shortly before the conclusion of presentation of purported new evi dence and or arguments by both state and defense lawyers. An- thony M. Hauck,. Hunterdon coun ty prosecutor, tainted in tne court- om. Attorney General David T. Wil- entz and Hauck opposed before the court the arguments of (J. uoya Fisher, defense counsel, in lavor of granting Hauptmann clemency or a stay of execution, nauptmann is scheduled to to die tomorrow night for the murder of the Lind bergh . baby, purported new evi dence gathered by investigators for Gov. Harold G. Hoffman played an important part -in .the final hearing. . .. The principals In the caso pledged themselves not to say a word about proceedings before the court Of pardons." Wife Visit Cell ;?" ' As thev argued, Mrs. Anna Hauptmann, tears scarcely dry on her cheeks, visited with her doomed husband In the. death house at the state prison. Mrs, Hauntmann wept publicly for the first time just before her final visit to the death house. , COLLEGE SINGERS WILL APPEAR ON THURSDAY NIGHT A chorus of 24 members, three soloists, the women's sextet and the male quartet of Albany college will be presented in concert by the department of music, Thursday, April 2, at 8 p.m. in the First Presbyterian church, under the direction of Blanche V. Cohen. Cherie Adams and Fred W. Neal will accompany. ' The public is invited to attend this spring concert, the second In a series of three sponsored by tho college vocalists. Soloists will be Elizabeth Larsen, Clarence Slocum and Peter Larson. Members of the sextet are Martha Bibb, Jean Romsden, Alona Loomis, Caroline McKain, Florence Miller and Mary Lee Blair. The male quartet is composed of Russell Hoyt, Clarence Slocum, Julian Bryant and Peter Larson. Chorus members are: Sopranos Rachel McLaughlin, Doris Ek-strand, Lois Hogan, Martha Bibb, Alona Loomis, Bernice Morton, Elizabeth Larscn and Jean Rams-den. Altos: Eugene Cheek, Edith Marquart, Emma Marquart, Mary Shiu, Florence Miller and Elizabeth Williams- Tenors Harold Fra--zee, Russell Hoyt, Eugene Gillard and Clarence Slocum. Basses: Oor-don Chandler, Peter Larson, Robert Hood, Gordon Frazee and Julian Bryant. ACCIDENTAL SHOT FATAL Klamath Falls,- Ore., March 30. A shot accidentally discharged from a .22 calibre rifle as heQvas preparing to go rabbit hunting yesterday Ifllled Richard Granger, 20, assistant educational director at the Tule Lake CCC camp. Granger, native of Gilead, Ohio, was shot in the head. REPORTED IMPROVING - L. M. Curl, who has been in the Albany general hospital for treatment for the last three or four weeks, has returned to his homo and is said to be making good progress toward recovery. GUARDIAN APPOINTED Cora M. Buelow has been named guardian of her son, Floyd Burt Talley, 17, who the mother explains has flen heir to a $390 estate located in Oklahoma. $10 BAIL FORFEITED G. Franklin Smlinl of Albany forfeited $10 bail in city court today when he failed to appear in answer to a charge of disorderly conduct. OF HAUPTMANN accept any terms to ' which he will'the autnenticily of the Fisch let- 8. No person receiving assist lor a genarai lessening oi me ami-ance under state plan shall, during trust laws, the court ruled any such time, receive any other as-, combination of business must sub-sistancefrom state or political sub- ject itself to court scrutiny if there divisions thereof except for medi- is any indication of conflict with cal or surgical aid. I the anti-trust laws. Relief officials emphasized the The utility act ruling came on fact that the committee's policy . the plea of Burco. Inc.. creditor of would be: ' the American States Public Ser- 1. To consider applications of vice company, two npmnno rpreivine old ace A federal district court in Bal- niri viz duiv iu UU'lll Willi iiiui. w Germans Provisional fhaal returns in yes- d . eleclion for rcichstag .....n.. ..i ; "7." LT nf ' Z. j DUi j , j militarized Rhineland zone and his scrapping of the repressive military clauses of the Versailles treatp were as follows: " , ' 44 om'om 1 est March temperature in 14 years i,"' Jnitinr 4441 1 fll 1 ! was recorded here this morning, I!",, it" ' Wn2fi'eiglft degrees above zero. The all- Totatl electorate 4.r,431.102 Percentage for Hitler ..... 98.7g3 This was claimed as a world roc- ord. Of the people of 20 years or more "entitled" to vote Jews ex- eluded 98.95 per cent went to the polls. There was no place for an op - posing vote. All an opponent of Hitler could do was to leave tne ballot blank or even more daringly scrawl a "nein" on it or otherwise deface it. -e BUSINESS VISITOR Lee Bennett, manager for the Monnt.-itn At.'itpi! Power comoanv in Corvallis, was an Albany busi- ness visitor this forenoon. 0 EXECUTION PLANS COMPLETE; BLACK SUIT IS LAID OUT Trenton, N. J., March 30. A black suit of sack cloth was laid aside today in the prison tailor shop. It was Bruno Richard Hauptmann's shroud. The suit, a type usually issued to discharged and paroled prison ers, cost the state about $10. At present Hauptmann wears pajr of prison-gray pants, a white shirt, and a pair of bedroom slip pcrs. His death chair attire will be the same clothes he has on today The trouser leg will be slit and th shirt unbuttoned. Hauptmann will be clad in the new suit after death. Ho Is un aware that it has been selected At the prison, which is eneir cled by a high red brick wall preparations went forward for the execution. The prison electrician was calle from his routine work to test the chair. He took a board about four feet long, with large electric sock ets attached lo it, and laid it across the arms of the chair. Huge electric bulbs were screwed into the sockets. Wires from the board were connected with the death switch. The curren was turned on. The bulbs threw out a brilliant light. This indicate the chair was in perfect working cond tion. But the electrician wasn't sat isfied. He got down on his knee Ond checked every electric wir leading into the death chamber His orders were to see that there had been no tampering with the single wire that supplies the death dealing electricity. Hauptmann was up earlier tin usual today. He was restless and stood at the bars of his white nainted cell. Just outside the death house wa a guard. Usually one man with machine gun stands watch, ioday two guards were on duty. AUNT 1ET BY ROBERT QUII.LEN "I wouldn't 0' noticed that Helen had one bad ankle if she iQdn't been so careful to keep the other one out in front." (Copyright, 13I, Publlitwn SrnilleaU) 0 lV sider an appeal In his behalf. PIERCE'S SEA! Salcxo. Ore., March 30. Walter M. Pierce, La Grande, representative in congress from the second Oregon district, today faced I the greatest opposition he has ever had for re-election. Five republicans and two other democrats have filed so far fur the office held by the ex-governor. The list of candidates for the May 15 primary election' went over the 300 mark at noon, with the books closing ot 5 p.m. today. In the second district congressional race are these democrats: Pierce, Clinton P. Ilaight, Canyon City, and V. S. Howard, Madras. Ilaight won fame in the 1II3S legislature as the Grant and Harney county representative who "wanted to go homo lo hour the coyotes howl." On the republican ticket are Hoy W. Ritner, Pendleton, ex-state senator and one-time acting governor of Oregon; R. A. Tull, La Grande; Phil Yates. Wasco, ex-state senator; C. B. Phillips, Burns, and C. D. Niekclscn, Hood River. Ilaight and Nickelsen have been endorsed by the Townsend state area board. o Attorney-General I. H. Van WiOkle filed for re-eleelion on the republican ticket. As yet he has no opponent. George T. Cochran, La Grande attorney, offered the first opposi tion today in the race for justice of the state supreme court, filing against Chief Justice J. U. Camp bell for nomination in the May 15 primary election. The other two justices Percy R. Kelly and Harry Bell are as yet unoioscd. Roy Samuel Wales Paralysis Victim Roy Samuel Wales, 46. foreman of a carpenter crew on county PWA projects, died at his home at 205 South Sherman street at 3:20: a.m. today as the result of a stroke 1 of paralysis. He worked Saturday j forenoon and was said to have ; appeared to be in his usual health. 1 I Mr.' Wales was born January 2.8. ' 11890 in the vicinity of Alpena, S. j Dak. Here he continued to live tin- i ; t 1 1932 when with his family he1 ;canic to Oregon, locating at Lyons; and from there coming to Albany! last September. He married Nel- j he" Gladvs Lcighton at Woonac-' ket, S. Dak. March 16. I MID. Jjc- j side his widow he is survived oy 1 two sons, one daughter, two bro-; thei s and a sister. The sons, Lauren R. and Robert L. Wales, reside at the family home and the daughter is Mrs. Louise C'arvcn of Mar-cola. The brothels are Kdgar at Van Tassel. Wyu. and Richard at St. Paul, Minn. The sister. Miss Nellie V. Wales, is a resident of ! Huron. S. Dak. j funeral services in charge of ithe Forlmillcr funeral diuctors ! willbc announced later. 7 IN RAGE FOR WASHINGTON) DOES (LIQUOR BUSINESS DOUBLE OREGON'S uiympia, jv ou. u.....B-,t ton closed its second year in the liquor business today with $20,- 000.000 in total liquor sales and 'iS.eSS.OOO in profits. Forty-eight stores ana 120 agencies supply the thirst of Washing ton s million and a halt residents, who spent an average of $13.33 on liquor since the first state stores opened. About one out of six per-, sons hold a liquor store permit, Washington's liquor business is more than double that of the Oregon liquor commission. The Oregon commission celebrated its second anniversary Feb ruary 15, with siu.uuu.uuu gross revenue to $22,500,000 for Wash ington, this despite the fact Washington liquor is cheaper. Pacific HSgfcet Day PloWned bf CfioodbnH Pacific Highway Day is to be featured by the Albany chamber of commerce in a program to be conducted Wednesday noon at the Albany hotel. R- W. Tripp, chairman of the program committee reports. "The Albany Chamber of Com merce is happy to present Mr. C. A. Ayre. secretary and manager, of the Oregr Pacific Highway association of the state of Oregon, Wednesday noon, April 1st at 12 o'clock sharp. ! "We hope that each member of I tfts chamber will make it a point' to be present and hear Mr. Ayre. Mr. Ayre expects to brine us a ! message on the Tangent-Harris-1 burg division as well as many1 other important facts concerning the Pacific Highway. Dorf E. Kewsoy Di jAf Portland .Monday Portia 11C) Ore., March 30. Dorr E. Kriscy, ex-legislator, and prominent realtor of Portland for nearly half a century, died today of a heart ailment which had forced his retirmWnt from busi ness a week M!0 He had liro in I'oruanu since si1888 coming here with his family when he was 14 years 01a Survivors include two daugh ters. Mapril G. Keasey and Mrs. Dorothy Mjyhew; a foster son. Richard K'.-.isey. two brothers. C. 1 C. Keasey if Corvallis and U. V. Keaicy of lioscburg; and a fistrr. Mis. May Kerr of Portland. I " New Business Difectofy To Be Issued o pensions now from various coun- tics, I 2. To consider all cases cligi- ble under the new law and now receiving relief. I 3. To consider new applications, (REPUBLICANS SHY FROM LINN SEATS FOR LEGISLATURE With buta few hours left for tction, only one republican had filed late today his candidacy for the office of Linn county representative in the state legislature, as far as could be learned here late today. Filings must be made at Salem for this office before midnight tonight. 0 Harry Wiley of the Cottonwoods community eight miles east of Albany is the sole republican thus far known to have filed for this office. Walter Larscn. county engineer, todav filed his candidacy with the county clerk for the office of Linn county surveyor. . Mr. Larsen is a rccpblican. He adds to his name the slogan "Licensed engineer with 16 years' experience." He is a graduate of Oregon state college, and after graduaQon was licensed by the state board of engineer examiners. He was deputy surveyor in Benton coun$? for ten years, and Polk county engineer for five years, years. He came thence to Linn county in March, 1935, after his apoointment to fill the vacancy left by departure of Sidney Klahn to Salem, and has been acting in that capacity. --vCounty School Superintendent vBfennett today filed his candidacy for re-election. He is a republican. Thus far he is the only candidate for that office of either party. , LEAVE FOR VISIT Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Widmer and children of Albany R. F. D. No. 4 are leaving tomor. the central states to vis relay lii-aa ITmm Ihon f )i i.v mav an Ontario. Canada, returning via Washington. D. C. DRINKS PfT TO WORK spent the weekend in the city jail, on drunkenness charges, and were put to work today ho-ing the place out as part of their penalty. , 1 A Classified Directory of Albany business houses, professional men and women, institutions and organizations, is now being compiled by the Democr.tVHcrald Publishing Co. It is a cooperative work, undertaken with the object of providing the general public with a reference guide to the business and pro-fessioi-.-jl structure, institutions and organizations of the com- munity. O o Upon completiipublication will be made in the columns of the Democrat Herald. The directory will then be issued In book form, classified and alphabetically arranged, so that the information can be had at a glance. The first pages of the book will Q,'ain useful information pertaining to the community in genifrt, followed by a handy classified guide and reference to the business and professional interests of the city and adjacent territory. ( Thcie will be no display advertising of any kind in the directory. A" type will be uniform in size, alphabetically arranged as lo classification and name. These directo'y books will be given a general free distribution. A small listing chargo-ir being asked for including a business card in this work. No j&onal solicitation will be made. However, nn invitation will oe extended by telephone to cooperate in geitiug out this representative directory. Read the Advertising rolumns of Tuesday's Democrat-Herald for further details for.rion Dlan to benefit his fellowman. i something few folks will deny. it can t get by: but an;. thing, that grows fast, attracts some gratters, first; or last, and generals, in such a cause, will find lieutenants turn they lj) built, and plunge their dagger lo the hilt, if anyone stands in their way i wants cut their unjust pay. V of thu important work.

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