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FULL LEASED WIRE United Pnu Serclea Complete County, State, Nation-ll (nil World News the diy it happeni. Ser' all Linn County. TWO SECTIONS TODAY 16 PAGES SECTION 1 P ' it- The Albany Herald, Vol. LXI, No. 223 The Albany Derr, -at-Herald, Vol. LXIX, No. 233 ALBANY, LINN COUNTY, OREGON, SATURDAY, APRIL 1 1, 1936 POISONER BENEFITTED GLUES LACKING CHAMBER WILL PORTLAND IN FATALLY HURT Easter Egg Hunt Will Be : Sunday Afternoon Event Final arrangements were being i finding the slips may exchange them for prizes by calling on the IS PEACE KEf IN France Yields Grudging Permit to Try to Turn Germans ITALY'S GAINS EYED Presence Italian Troops at Tana Figure in British Stand Geneva, April 11. Great Britain today held the key. to the Euro-i pean situation with the outcome of Germany's Rhincland reoccupation and Italy's African war depending on the success of British diplo-i matic efforts to avoid European' conflict. ! '' Capt. Anthony Eden, polished' British foreign minister, again i was the central figure. In his! hands was the commission, hesitatingly approved by France, to proceed with efforts to bring Germany ba into the family of na-j Hons and reconcile the divergent German and French viewpoints. British Stand Stiffens ill l'.UCU a !Juwri mau i.i-i.y iuj . the future of Italy's war against F.thiopia. Despite the league moves for peace talks here next week and also the French friendship for Italy, shown repeatedly by For-i cign Minister Pierre-Etienne Flan-din, Edan still was the leader for new penalties against Italy until hostilities are halted at once. England's position followed the traditional role of a mediator insofar as Germany and France are. concerned. However, despite her! friendship with France and French I unwillingness to antagonize Italv, The British attitude toward Italy was stronger was stronger than it, has been for soma weeks. . I Italians at Tana BRITAIN EUROPE CRISIS F- - j If. k3n completed Saturday for the Easter egg hunt Sunday afternoon at which Albany youngsters up to the age of 10 will be guests of the Lions club. Several hundred of the younger generation are, expected to appear at Takenah park and on. the court house lawn at 2 o'clock when the "go" signal is expected to be given by B. F. Kendull, chairman of the affair. To facilitate matters, children under six years of age will be assembled on the court house lawn. The older children, those from si to ten, will gather in the park. Uniformed Boy Scouts are to assist members of the Lions club with the hunt. Interest in the hunt will be heightened by the dbnation of prizes by over 40 Albany merchants. Cards entitling the finders to the prizes will be found in as many bags of candy Easter eggs distributed at the hunt. Those ALLAN HOOVER IS BENEFITTED UNDER OPERATION OF AAA Bakersfield, Cal., April 11. Allan Hoover, son of former President Hoover, readily confirmed to the United Press here today a statement by a Washington columnist that he, Allan, had received $4800 in AAA benefit payments from the new deal. I hold a minority interest in 1 1. n ..i. :..i ....it. rf Bakersfield, young Hoover said. "I received a $4800 AAA pay ment under the cotton agreement. "In the first place I was complying with the law, and tickets for the sale of cotton could not be issued unless the ranch owners signed the agreement. "Although the owners did receive this AAA payment, they sus tained a loss of $25,000 as a result of unconstitutional acts under the AAA affecting other crops." Young Hoover also said he had received "two dollars, 50 cents and some mills" as his share of another AAA payment. "This was my share of a pay ment to the Kern County Land company," he explained. "This company got a $29,000 payment." Sheriff Lists Big Sale for Saturday Sheriff Shelton is today Linn county's leading real estate deal er. The sheriff has listed at his of fice in the court house more than 500 pieces of property, some ol them quite choice, which he will offer for sale at bargain rates at the court house next Saturday. The county will bid the amount of Inxns rine npninst panh ninre Anyone wishing to pay this amount and whatever other charges the county has against the property will be privileged to bid with no more competition, at least from the county. Attractive terms are offered, the sheriff said. On the block will be all property upon which taxes are delinquent for 1930 and prior years. Originally more than 800 tracts and lots were advertised for sale, but since then many have been redeemed and some few more owners have reclaimed their property within the last few days, according to Amy Ross, deputy in charge of tax collections. TURKEYS DISCARD FREAK Mrs. L. C. Jakel of Shedd brought to the Democrat-Herald office today an unusually large and irregular turkey egg within' donors Monday or Tuesday. Those offering prizes are as follows: Warner Hardware Co., F- M. French & Son, Schoel Jewelry store, Bikman's, Sternberg's Ladies shop, the Smart Shop, McDonald's market, McDonald Candy Co., Rawlings Stationery & Printing, Stiff Furniture Co., The Elite, Albany Pure Milk, Sunnybrook dairy, Albany Dairy Co-op, Snow Peak dairy, C. C. Store, Hamilton's, Fred Meyer (2 prizes), Cur-ran's bakery, Woods Bros., De-Moss bakery, Lee's bakery, Kon-zelman's Battery shop, Boon's Book store, Blain Clothing Co., Dooley Bros., The Grocorveteria, Holloway's grocery. Lackey's grocery, Pay & Save, Pay'n Takit, Craft's market, Veil Miller's Cash market (2 prizes), Harry's market, Roy's market, Woolworth's, Hurley Plumbing, Swift & Co., Shook Produce, Montgomery Ward & Co., and Calavan Drug store. Richard Daniels. 10, is being held in eustody of the sheriff today pending disposition in juvenile court of a delinquency charge which was lodged against him after he had asscrledly attacked a 13-year-old girl last night and later attempted to kill her father. ', According to Sheriff Shelton and Deputy Mike Southard, who Investigated the case, they secured an admission from the youth that he had taken the girl to the home of Mrs. Ellen Follett, Craw- fordsvillc telephone operator, after jtitlending church services there last night, and attempted an at tack in the woodshed behind Mrs. Follett's house. fV, !...,. tVw.n tnr.1 fit. clil'l IM-I A luc 'J iii.i luvu m- !' v WUy-toward her home, ,ond left her, according to his confession. The officers later learned that she had told her parents, Rev. and Mrs. O. D. Schuntz, ol the affair, whereupon botli parents went to the Follett home to interview the alleged assailant. As they questioned him, the sheriff said, Daniels seized a .25 calibre automatic pistol from counter adjacent to the telephone switchboard, pushed it against Rev. Rev. Schant.' eye, breaking his glasses, and attempted to shout. The gun tailed to lire, however, and Rev. bchantz took it away from from the boy. Meanwhile, Sheriff Shelton said, Mis. Follett had entered the room and fainted. The boy ran into an- otner room, secured a pan of water and dashed it into her face. Meanwhile, according to the youth's story, Rev. and Mrs-Schantz had left. Thereupon he ran to his bedroom upstairs, secured a .22 calibre rifle and started in pursuit of them. He tired several shots at them, he said, but they were ineffective. Returning to the house Daniels called Dr. Ralph Herron, Brownsville, to care tor Mrs. Follett, and also called the sheriff. He gave himself up without icsistance, Sheriff Shelton said. The juvenile court will await action until Mrs. Follett appears. The boy's parents, Mr. and Mis. E. V. Daniels, reside outside of Oregon, the sheriff learned' POLL BOOKS OPEN The county Clerk's office will be open between 7 and 9 o'clock to- night to accommodate vulem with. shown in registering. Tuesday is ' the last day to register. YOUTH TRIES T PASTOR Various .- interpretations .-. were muddled today following a rally I vine uua. wiin us payrou m ou,-oiven to this fact Italian military at the Civic auditorium last night, 1 00 Per year the school. Is certainly successes have carried them far the quiet and peace of which was worthy of as much support by the into Ethiopia in recent weeks and only broken at a last minute ef- chamber of commerce as would be into the sphere of British interest fort of the so-called Barce wing a"y industry or other institution around Lake Tana. Reports of poi- of the group to gain the floor. i o equal payroll. - . . son gas attacks and the bombard- Charles L. Paine, of Eugene, Albany Numbers Drop ment of Ethiopian towns have who presided, refused to recog-j President Thomas W. Bibb of aroused much unfavorable British nize William Hosely, attorney for the college today pointed out fur-opinion. League peace negotiations J. N. Barde, and when Hosely thermore that the total registration now mieht well result in an armis- approached the stage, Paine sud-' of students during This year is 582 tiee highly favorable to Italy. jdenly and peremptorily adjourned , in the college of liberal arts, the 'si r It OE Residents of Fashionable Neighborhood Hire Own Guards VICTIM IS ASSAULTED Torn Clothing Studied in Police Hunt for Fingerprints New York, April 11. An au topsy today disclosed that Mrs. Nancy Evans Titterton, 34-year- old author, was assaulted crimin ally before she was strangled to death and her almost nude body tossed into the bathtub in her ipurtment in the ultrafashionable Beekman Place section. This finding by medical exami ners intensifod the unxiety of many prominent persons who live in tiie neighborhood. Several were eported to have arranged for per sonal guards. Clothing: Examined More than 2d detectives were assigned to the case, but they had developed no worthwhile clues to the identity of the intruder who gained entrance to the fourth tloor apartment some time yester day morning, tussled with Mrs. ruierlon in the bedroom and later knotted her pajamas ubout her throat. Police resorted to all possible scientific resources in their search for some tangible clue. In their research laboratory, . chemicals were applied to Mrs. Tilterton's torn clothing in an effort to bring out latent lingerprints by a new process. Mystery Man Seen A fountain pen, said to belong to Tllterton,-an executive of the National Broudcasting company, and found on Mrs. Tilterton's bed, also was studied for fingerprints. Only a block from the Titterton home is the apartment building in which Vera Stretz shot and killed Dr .Fritz B. Gebhardt, eminent German industrialist. Nearby live Kathcrine Cornell, actress, John D- Rockefeller, 3rd, and many other prominent residents ot the east side colony. One interesting bit of information came from the Countess Alice lloyos, who lives in the same building as the Titertons, who said that a young man of about 22 knocked on her door about a week ago and mumbled that he-was looking for someone. He seemed anxious to hide his face. LEBANON BAND IS GRANTED RATING OF "EXCELLENT" Corvallis, Ore., April 11. University high school of Eugene Friday won the . championship in Class C of the state high school band contest, defeating seven competitors. University high was second last year, when Beaverton won. Lebanon and Miii-slifield were rated as "excellent" by the judges, who did not place others than the winner. Jleppner high school band won first place in the Class D contest for schools-of fewer than 200 students here today. Santa Clara high of Lane county was ranked "excellent" for second place. LICENSED TO WED A marriage license has been issued to Oscar Olson, 29, and Hazel Haley, 20, both of Albany. nerves, . .... WOMAN WRITER HELP COLLEGE Would Raise Percentage of Attendance by Local Youth CANVASS IS PLANNED rvine Says Institution Deserves Aid as Real Asset Members of the Albany chamber of commerce were committed late yesterday to support Albany college actively by exerting every legitimate and reasonable influence toward persuading Albany high school graduates to attend the local school. The committment was made in a resolution passed by the chamber's executive committee follow ing a meeting with the chamber's educational committee, which sub mitted the resolution, and with Dr. L. O. McAfee, representing Albany college. Value to City Stressed The resolution points out that while establishment of the Portland unit of Albany college has not decreased the attendance of Portland students at the local .,,, .j.,- .ji" Vu ' Jfi school graduates attending the col lege here has noticeably declined. Commenting upon the committee's action today, J. C. Irvine, president of the chamber of commerce, said that the organization is justified in giving its moral support to the school if only from a purely practical viewpoint, to say nothing o its cultural and educational benefits to the community. "From a business standpoint alone Albany college is of great value to the town," President lr- school of music and in night school both at Portland and Albany. Of this number, he said, 287 were enrolled at Albany and 295 at Portland. : "An interesting study of the geo graphical distribution of students shows that this year the number f students attending the college at Albany, whose homes are in Portland, was the same as the av- erage for the last eight years, President Bibb said, adding that "there has been of 17 per cent in attendance of students from other Willamette valley towns over the last eight years, but that there has (PIohim- Turn to Pim Klirhtl COAST DEFENSE CUT MAY DELAY END OF SESSION Washington, April 11. Chairman Tilman B. Parks, D., Ark., of the house appropriations sub-committee which handled the war department appropriation bill, warned today that congress will be here until the "Fourth of July" unless the senate agrees to reinstate more than $8,000,000 for Pacific coast defenses slashed from the bill. The senate, when it passed the measure, removed 'the provisions for strengthening west coast, Panama, and Hawaiian defenses from the bill. It left only $1,789,000 for the work, but tacked on many new rivers and harbors projects. Parks led a sub-committee of congressmen on a detailed inspection trip of Pacific defenses last summer and fall. The west coast provisions in the $545,000,000 army supply bill resulted irom nis re commendation. Me is neaa oi inc house conferees to compose differences between house and sen-ale approved bills. EASTERTIME VISITORS Mrs. A. R. Danccy, of Seattle, is visiting at the home of her nephew, E. E. Chandler, during the Easter holidays. Miss Elaine UHln nf DnHlanil i aln vic- itinu with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chandler, during the Easter tide. DEVER WOMAN DIES Mis?C. E. Cox, 34. Dever. died at the Albany General hospital today. The body is at the Fortmiller Funeral home, where it was said late today funeral announcements will be made Monday. y LYNCH MOB DEPL'TIZErQ Danielsville, Ga., April . A northeast Georgia judge today averted a threatened lynching be deputizing every member of a mob of 100 macd men. The mob quickly dispersed. GAIN STUDENTS NEAR HALSEY Halsey Resident Is Given Chance to Recover . From Injuries v CAR CRASHES TRUCK Driver Says Impossible to Avoid Crashing Weaving Car v Harold R. Pitchford, 34, Port land, was killed and Enoch Cunningham, 30, Halsey, was critically injured early today when the automobile in which they were riding collided head-on with . a Consolidated Freight lines truck on the Pacific highway a mile and a half south of Halsey. . The two accident victims were brought to the Albany General hospital in the city ambulance, which was called at 1:30 a. m., a few minutes after the accident- Pitchford died at 4:30 a. m. He had suffered a fractured skull and broken jaw. Car Said Weaving According to Lorence C. Coon, Portland, dirver of the truck, he saw the automobile weaving on the roadway as it approached from the south. He -tried to avoid collision by ditching his truck, Coon told Stale Officer Walter Winters, who investigated, but the collision took place before he could . act. Both car and truck then went into' the ditch on the west side of the road, to the right ot Coon, who was headed south. . V . The automobile was demolished . and the truck was badly damaged. The state office interviewed' Mrs. William Kirk, Halsey, sister of Pitchford, and her husband, , who. were a shorl. dtstance behind the car In which her. brother wus riding. Cunningham, owner of the car, was driving, she said. Cunningham Has Chance Mrs. Kirk told the officer that she and her husband, Cunningham . and Pitchford; her son, William, jr., and Donald Bayne of Halsey had attended a high school play at Halsey, and later had gone to a dance at Harrisburg. They were all returning home, the two boys in her car, she said, when the accident happened. Both she and her husband witnessed it, they said Cunningham, who operates a refreshment establishment at Halsey, suffered a severe head Injury; injured back and extensive cuts and bruises, It was believed at the hospital today he may recover. Coroner Fisher took possession, of Pitchford's body pending disposition by Mrs. Pitchford, who lives in Portland. Pitchford is reported to have been employed during the winter peeling piling. THREE DROWNED j WHEN AIRPLANE AND BOAT CRASH Port of Spain, Trinidad, April 11. Jose Iurbi, noted Spanish pianist, and Clairborne Foster, well known former actress, narrowly escaped death today when, a giant Pan-American Airways airplane, struck a fishing boat while taking off here and sank, drowning three persons. Those drowned trapped In the submerged cabin of the plana were: E. Roman Martinez, New York, passenger. Eric Rattray Brough, London, England, passenger. Amadeo Lopez, Miami, cabin steward. The crash came when the plane, carrying 18 passengers and a crew of seven, struck the fishing boat while taxiing across the harbor at 50 miles an hour. AUNT HET "It ain't the preacher's fault. It's just human nature. The Bible says a man went to sleep and fell out of a window when St. Paul was prcachin'." (Copfriikl, tail, Fvblbkm I r BT ROBERT QUILLBN SOCIAL SECURITY MAY BE DELAYED. TO EASE BURDEN Washington Apr 1 11 1 he new deal, in an effort to alleviate the immediate burden of the pioposed auipiu sidering asking congress to post- i I j pone imposition of social security , weir's repetition of the nation-levies. ,'al board's ruling that Townend The proposal, it was learned officials must resign if they seek from a high administration source. puoiic offices, and that indorse- iq euner oeiay me sctumj collections or revise the schedule for annually increased levies un der the program to give security to unemployed and the aged, has reached the "discussion" stage. John Gilbert Wmant, chairman One ul the recipients of large AAA payments tor crop production control was a Mississippi farm concern headed by Oscar G. Johnston. AAA cotton expert, shown above with Mrs. Johnston. Secretary Henry A. Wullnce. complying with a demand b Senator Arthiir'Van-dcuherK that large beneficiaries be named, said Johnston's firm received $117. 947. beinc one of many paid from $100,000 to $1,000,000 Portlnnd. .Ore.. Anril 11. Oro. onn Tnwnspnrf maiiorQ rnniinnoH the meeting. John H. Weir of Los Angeles, 1 "trouble shooter" 'from national headquarters was the chief speaker. He urged loyalty to the na-j tional organization and the na- tional movement. He said the or ganization welcomed the congres- slonal inVestigation and that "if tnere nro anv crooks in thjs or- ganization, they should not only c KOTra oui Dul snuuiu Ob pui behind the bars. ments of aspirants for primary nominations, by the state area board, are invalid, drew fire today from Theodore G. Nelson, Salem. Nelson, member of the slate area board and indorsed by it for publican national committeeman, also hinted he would stand fast. From the Headlines By Deacon Richmond "Dictator Assumes Townsend Throne" The Townsendites, like any group, when they were ORGANIZED, could wield a power in poli tics that could not be DESPIS- ED but, when the heads beaan1 to quarrel, a split began to SHOW; and splits, in organizations, have a tendency t o GROW. So they have a "dictipator," a s Andrew Brown would SAY. and he'll straighten out the trouble, in his dictatorial WAY, and the Townsend Old Age Pension will present a solid 1 FRONT, if everyone agrees with him: but, of course, we know they WONT. It's commendable, in theory, to djvid ,n sh and GOATS but they'll have a stick together, or they can't control the VOTES and. if they do not have tie votes, the plan will not be TRIED and history will say of it, "it folded up and DIEI7?S Some IcTit will think it better so. and some be DISAPPOINTED, for. whether Townsend's soriWv what daft, or of the Lo.Vt ANO'ffJVED. is a matter for dis-cussiihat I'll not mingle IN; but they'll have to stirk together, they ever hope to WIN. O OREGON STILL MUDDLED I f Murder by poisoning ot her two daughters, Dorothy Mc-Causland, 13, lower left, and Hilly Fne McCauslnnd, 11, right, Is charged to Mrs. Volma Pattorson, top photo, of Com-lnorco, Tex., Bald by police to ho "Hunt county's liquor queen." 'County' officials declared they were investigating deaths ot six other persons, Including patrons ot her alleged liquor resort and bcr second, husband, Snlem, Ore., April 11. Dnn J Kcllaher, Portland, ex-state parole officer, stood indicted by the Marion county grand jury today as an "officer agreeing to receive a bribe" of $50,000 to free L. A. Banks, Medford murderer, from the state penitentiary. W. L. Gosslin, private secretary to Governor Martin, was cleared of charges that he allegedly violated the corrupt practices act in paying filing fees for six democratic candidates for the state leg islature. Gosslin said he was "pleased but not surprised" that the grand jury refused to indict him on the charges laid before District Attor ney W. II. Tnndle by Herman E. Lafky, Salem attorney and republican candidate fur Marion county prosecutor. The grand jury found each payment by Gosslin merely an advance made at the candidate's requl'-it. Lalky raised the cry of "whitewash" when he learned of the grand jury's action. "In the court of public opinion, however," Lafky said. "Mr. Gosslin is morally guilty of fla grant violation of the law, if not in the precise technical terminol ogy as interpreted to the grand jury by the district attorney." Trindle "deliberately intended that there should be a whitewash oc the Gosslin incident," Lafky charged. Kcllaher s case has been before the grand jury for eight months and investigation of men rtleased from the state penitentiary during the former parole officer's term has not yet been completed, Trin dle said. Mrs. Peterson Opens Office for Red Cross Mrs. Stanley Peterson yesterday established Linn County Red Cross chapter headquarters in the Albany Chamber of Commerce rooms, following her appointment by a committee headed by W. V. Merrill, which was given power to act at a meeting of the Red Cross board Wednesday. Mrs. Peterson was engaged on a part-time basis. She will in no way be associated with the relief pro gram, from which the Red Cross was recently separated. Flood relief contributions will be received at the new Red Cross lieariniinrters, Mrs. Peterson said today, at Second and Ferry street. Indians Killed in Drinking Brawl St. Maries, Idaho, April 11. Three Indians were dead here today and Joe Ambro, 20-yeur-old Couer D'A'ene Indian, was in the county Jail charged with their murder In a drunken brawl on a farm near Tensed, Idaho, Friday a0ernoon. The dead were: Albert Rickman, 50, Ambro's stepfather, of the Couer D'Alcnes. John Lawrence 45, another tribesman. Joe Abell, 22, Ambro's brother-in-law, a Montana Indian, LAFKY CLAIMS ITI of the social security board, said the republican nomination to the "A suggestidn of that sort was v s Kcnatei sounded the key-made probably two months ago, notc for a stale rcvoit against but the board does not have it un-1 "domination by a hand-picked der -consideration at present. natjonai triumvirate." Sometime before long we expect, Charles L. Paine, Eugene, stale to go over all our problems as a campaign manager for the pen-whole and it is likely that sugges- sion gl and aspil.ant for Re group and aspi which was not only its own yolk ing to register for the May pri-but another and smaller egg, per-lmaries, it was announced today, fectly . formed and covered by a 'The office will close at the regu-normal, hard shell. The turkeys lar time Monday and Tuesday had pushed the freak egg from the I nights because of light interest High on a Haystack lion will be included' in the dis cussion Shedd Garden Club Will Meet Monday The regular meeting of the Shedd Garden club will be held in the Sunday school rooms of the Methodist church Monday evening April 13 at 8:00 p.m. In compliance with Governor Martin's proclamation declaring the week of April 20 to 24 as conservation week for Oregon our program will deal with conservation problems and will consist of the following. Roll call pledges to the cause; ol conservation; poems ui E.iuiie Hamilton to be read by Lucile Shedd; "The Pleas of the Wild Flowers" a short playlet to be read by Meda Brown. The Need of Conservation, paper by Harold Shedd; "The Most Wonderful Tree in the World." reading by Mrs. John Cox. Poems, "Save the Wild Flowers." and "A Song to Oregon." Mrs. Nellie Satchwell. All members are especially urged to be present at this meeting as landscaping plans have ar rived ior tne puonc par a.io wm l.i riiciiiiicuii at Into tnnnl nD Members will please bring on arrangement of spring flowers. The public is cordially invited to attend.. . ADMINISTRATOR NAMED Roy Gentry has been administrator of the estate of his mother, Mrs. Martha Ann Gentry, who died May 16, 1931, leaving an estate valued at less than $300. according to Gentry's petition to the probate court. nest, Mrs. Jakel said, breaking the outer shell as they did so. Sittin' 12-fuui nayniBiK to icsi uie Jiylnt t 70 miles au bour. he i"i, n I of UjeTCbiiwcullvc loop record, tries a unique tielliod ol using stauiuiy of .yggnaer ana. incidentally, his nerves, wnne nis glider Is clips olf twoet ot hay from the stark and lmmeiUa!y lands a wmtntc uni u iiunccummenaea lor wcs

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