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FULL LEASED WIRE - Classified Atb Reach over 4,000 homes dally, and are eagerly read. If you hav any wants they will pay. Telephone IS Unite i fierrfee Complete Co , State, National ind World S. wa the day It happena. Servl O II Linn County. - r -f the Albany Den rat-Herald, Vol. LXIX, No. 235 ALBANY, LINN COUNTY, OREGON, TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 1936 The Albany Herald, Vol. LXI, No. 225 TAX COLLECTIONS SHOW HEAVY GAIN POWER OUTLETS SURVEYS ASKED MAY II QMS Continued Social, Economic Adjustment to Be New Deal Campaign Plea,F-D Indicates SCHOOL By D BIDS TEH FOR NEXTYEAR IDT THE as a whole will undertake reasonable reduction of hours of work a week, while at the same time, they keep the average individual pay envelope at least as large as it is today." Mr. Roosevelt spoke directly to youth to the generation that came of age after 1929 and found its opportunities stifled by the depression. Ho held forth to youth his County Treasury Richer by $153,000 Over April 1935 Linn county's treasury is richer by $153,529.89 now than it was at this time last year, according to County Treasurer Grover C. Nance, who reported that yesterday's daily balance showed a total of $553,095.68 on hand. On April 13, 1930 the total was $401,-565.79. These totals, the treasurer said, each represents the approximate peak ot accumulated linances in the treasury for the respective years of 1936 and 1935. The treasurer said this indicates that tax payments are increasing, both as to delinquent and current taxes. Of the present ' treasury total, $418,756.94 is in the sheriff's depository account, and is as yet undistributed among the several county funds. The remaining $134,338.74 already stands to the credit of the funds, chief among which ore the general fund, $73,-710.42; general road fund, $3655.65; road district fund $1712.33; non-high school district $2403.84; and old age pension fund $6541.26. MARTIN'S PA! RULED LEGAL Salem, Ore., April 14. The annual salary of Oregon's governor is properly $7500, the state supreme court decreed today. The court divided, 6-1, however, in saying the constitution did not limit the salary to $1500 per year. Justice Percy R. Kelly wrote the dissenting opinion. Justice John L. Rand wrote the prevailing opinion, affirming Circuit Judge L. J. Lewelling of Marion county. Ed A. Jory, Salem, raised the question in court, suing Governor Martin, Secretary of State Snell and Slate Treasurer Holman. Jory maintained the constitution st'l the ofiieials' salaries at $1500 each for the governor and secretary of stale and $800 for the treasurer. The high court found the constitution put no limit that would prevent the legislature from raising the salaries to $7500 for the chief executive and $5400 for the secretary of state and state treasurer. Governor Martin draws only $5475 per year, however, having taken a voluntary salary cut. "When the constitution is examined as a whole and the many instances where the iramers used words of inhibition are noted, the fact that no such words were used in fixing these salaries indicates most strongly that it was not the intention ot its Iramers to prohibit the legislature from increasing these salaries at any time when such increases should become necessary," the court said. Father Files Suit To Block Adoption Adoption proceedings involving his infant daughter have halted by intercession of the father, A. S. Medlock, with objections based upon his contention that he, not the child's prospective foster parents, is entitled to its custody. Medlock alleges in his repre-senation to the local court that when his wife sued him for divorce last year he engaged counsel to appear for him and look after his interests. His attorney fell down, Medlock declares, and the defendant was' declared in default- Mrs. Medlock received custody of their infant daughter, Lucy Juanita, and the divorce was granted in July. The mother gave the child to another couple for adoption. Now Medlock has decided he wants his child. He is asking that the adoption procedings be halted and that the divorce case be reopened. AUNT HET BY ROBERT QUILLEN "I wish me and Pa coulcf be sick at the same time. When just one is sick, the other gets so tired of hearin' about it." (Copyrl.hl, list, Publtihcn Indicate) DEFY LEAGUE'S Will Push African Drive Until Intimidation Comes to End TYRRELL SUMMONED Baldwin Asks Advice From Veteran of British , Diplomacy Rome, April 14. Premier Benito Mussolini has decided to defy Great Britain and the League of Nations to "dictate" peace terms with Ethiopia, it was understood today. Information from all quarters indicated Mussolini would insist on pursuing his relentless drive into the heart of Ethiopia unless he obtained terms tantamount to complete capitulation and permanent Italian domination. It was intimated also Italy would refuse even to discuss peace so long as an "intimidating" atmosphere continued the threat that Great Britain would ask more severe penalties against Italy unless it agreed to peace. Baldwin Asks Help London, April 14 Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin has called into urgent consultation Lord Ty-rell of Avon, the one-man brain trust of British diplomacy, to help solve one of the gravest dilemmas facing Britain's foreign policy since the World war, it was understood today. . In the thick of every crisis for 45 years, a baron and five times recipient of honors entailing knighthood for his services to the country, ambassador to France tor six years, the;, veteran -diplomatist was called to the prime minister's country retreat, it was understood to advise him" on a new double crisis the Italian-Ethiopian arid French-German disputes. It appeared that he, not Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden or anyone else, was the dynamic force behind British foreign policy in the emergency. . OAKS REORGANIZE WITH DR. WALLACE CLUB PRESIDENT The Albany Oaks took the first step toward fielding a ball club this year by reorganizing last night in a meet at the Elks' club. Officers were elected, a committee appointed to find the cost of preparing a field for play, and another meeting was set for tonight at 8 o'clock in the Elks' club. . Dr. B. R. Wallace was elected president in last night's confab, attended by players and business men. Bill Cook was chosen as vice-president, and Earl Lansing was named secretary-treasurer. On the committee to investigate the costs of fixing the Bryant field park, damaged by the winter floods, were Walter Stuart, Bill Wilkinson . and Glen Junkin. They are to report at tonight's meeting, when further problems facing the club will be discussed. 96 Farmers Attend Rodent Fight Shows Means of poisoning gophers and trapping moles wee learned by 96 farmers at six rodent control field demonstrations conducted Friday and Saturday by County Agent Floyd C. Mullen, assisted by J. F. Branson, junior district agent for the U. S. biological survey, the county agent reported today. The several devices by which moles are trapped, and the use of poisoned clover for killing gophers were shown. The farmers were told that while autumn is the most favorable time for poisoning gophers, early spring is nevertheless opportune. Clover treated with strychnine was the poisoning agency employed in the demonstrations. 200 More Recruits Needed to Fill CCC Portland, Ore., April 14. The state relief committee is seeking 200 more recruits to fill its CCC quota of 492 youths. Only about half that number have thus far enrolled. Enrollees must be between the ages of 17 and 27 and must be members of families receiving public assistance, WPA, or rural resettlement. Candidates may enroll with the relief committees of the counties in which they reside and applications must be made by midnight PEACE DEMAND E FEHL PAROLE Would Permit Court Test of Granting Time for Behavior PRISONERS ARE UPSET. Guards Take Precautions Against Fires .or Prison Riot . Salem, Ore., April 14. Gov ernor Martin indicated toduy ha might refuse tomorrow to parolo Eorl H. Fehl, ex-Jackson county judge, so the state penitentiary's system of discharging , prisoners could be tested in court. . , ' The governor returned unex-pectcdly from an Easter holiday la Bremerton, Wash., and immediately began a study of the Fehl case. ( . Martin said he would confer with Warden James Lewis of the penitentiary and Assistant Attorney-General Ralph E. Moody, who wrote the opinion Saturday that no prisoner serving an indeterminate sentence Could' be released before the end of his term except by parole or pardon by the governor, t Fehl's attorneys George Rho-ten of Salem and H. V. Schmalz of Burns said they would start habeas corpus proceedings in the state supreme court if the governor refused to release .. their client. . "It might be' well to let the matter go into court to be tested," the governor said- . Guards at the penitentiary grasped their rifles tighter as 925 prisoners waited tensely. ' to., see what, -.action j thegovernor-wouldr-take. ':.,,.., If the governor should refuse to free Fehl, it was feared some of the convicts might riot against the prison's release system. , s Convicts Upset' A guard who wished to remain, anonymous told the United Press special precautions were being taken to prevent an incendiary fire in the flax plant or a demon stration in the dining room. Warden Lewis denied the guard in the prison yard or any place about the penitentiary was to be doubled, or that there had been any trouble, but the reports gain ed wide circulation around tho capitoi city. . . George Rhotcn, one of Fehl's attorneys, said a a guard had told him he had never seen the prisoners so upset by any incident in recent years. . ADULT EDUCATION EXHIBIT PLANNED THURSDAY NIGHT Plans for an open house, exhibit display and program by pupils ot the WPA adult education classes ot Albany and Lebanon were announced today by Rex.. Putnam, city schol superintendent. : The event will take place. at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Albany high school auditorium, with the program proper beginning at 8 o'clock, the announcement stated. The affair will be public. The exhibits will be In place by 7:30 o'clock, Mr. Putnam said. V ; Following will be the program: talk on adult education, Rex Putt nam; silhouette, Volena Wickizer; reading, Mrs. J. Peterson; play, "No Man in the House," by the Albany Hostess house club; reading, by class taught . by Grace (Joist, of Lebanon; speed and rhythm test by the typing class; geography resume, by May Moore, Lebanon; style show by the sewing and knitting class; selections by the Albany high schol trio; informal talk by J. M. Bennett, Linn county school superintendent, remarks in appreciation by Daisy Ashton. During the open house period exhibits will be on display, showing material accomplishments ot the several classes in Albany and, Lebanon, Power District Con Return Profit If Salem, Ore, April 14 A proposed Marion county people's utility district could make a profit providing it had no competition and might be able to so extend its service as to make a reduction in rates possible, the state hydroelectric commission reported today. The district would serve 755 square miles of territory where 59,000 persons live. Five utilities now serve the area: Portland General Electric Co. and its subsidiaries, Molalla and Yamhill Electric companies; Mountain States Power Co. and the Butte Light - and Power Co. , Martin Seeks. $250,000 to Study Markets for Bonneville Portland, Ore., April 14. A strong recommendation that congress appropriate at this session $250,000 to finance five survys on market possibilities of Bonneville power was forwarded today by Governor Martin to President Itoosevelt, Oregon's congressional delegation and others in Washington, D.C., it was announced today by Ormond R. Bean, chairman of the Oregon State Planning board. The five surveys, covering investigation of mineral deposits, possibilities of establishing heavy industries, interconnection with other power systems, use of electricity for pumping in irrigation and drainage, and use of electricity for pumping in irrigation and drainage, and use o felec-tricily for highway lighting, were jail recommended by the advisory power committee of the planning board in a report issued Monday.. ; ! The governor's recommendation ; to President Roosevelt and the congressmen urges the surveys be started as soon as possible under ilhe jurisdiction of the federal agencies best equipped to carry them out. Washington, April 14. Farm cooperatives and power districts: not private utilities will receive a major portion of the new $410,-000.000 rural electrification fund because power companies are. reluctant to join in the new deal's plan for "a cultural renaissance in agricultural areas," according to Administrator Morris L. Cooke. Both the senate and house approved the 10-year plan to supply reasonable-cost ".. electricity to thousand of country homes, and now need to settle only minor differences before the measure goe's to the White House. President Roosevelt's approval is certain. . Cooke said utility companies in general had avoided his offer to borrow federal money at 3 per cent over a 20-year period to aid in the program.. He emphasized "we're not fighting the power interests" and refused to comment on the reason for their action- Other power oiti-cials explained, however, the companies believed it would be inconsistent to borrow funds for the rural electrification administration, and carry on their legal fight with the administration's Tennessee valley experiment and the municipal power program "of the public works administration. , Reluctance of the companies to participate, led Cooke to map 1 1 is program around farm cooperatives in the new deal's program to furnish energy to a portion of the 6,000,000 American farms now without electric light. Only 800,-U0U now have current. SUFFERS MINOR HURTS Helen Grell of Tangent suffered minor injuries Sunday when the automobile in which she was riding collided with a car driven by Mrs. Lester Lord Tangent, according to a report filed at the local police station. The mishap took place at Third . and Baker streets, when cars driven by Mrs. Lord, going west on Third street, anl Elva Grell, sister of Helen, going south on Baker, met in the intersection. The drivers escaped injury. From the Headlines By Deacon Richmond " 'Shadows' Is Oregon Penitentiary Magazine" "Edited by Train Robber" When one is shut within stone walls, as punishment for crime, It's well to have constructive work. while they are "doing time" for. when the mind is busy, with a project that is planned, it's free to leave the prison v. alls and wander through the land. The body oft must be confined for society's protection; but the thoughts may be at liberty, if thev have the right direction. There are shadows in the prison: there are shadows, too. outside and one can't quite escape them, no matter where they hide; but, when the mind is active, with things one wants to do, he finds the shadows are less dense and the sun comes smiling thrnurh. We'd 1 liflVe to make a waeer that, when! ;Viinates are employed with work that is constructive and thavsvallyl is enjoyed, they'll not be Byting' troubh-.for the warden and the guardiTWid that the privileges they get wbring their just rewards. OPS Flbllfl A PLANS ATJICTl Kidnaping, Blackjacks Are Employed by Rival Demo Camps WORKERS DRIVEN OFF Horner Backers Accuse Kelly Machine Men of Attacks Chicago. April 14. Men wore kidnaped, blackjacked and slugged with brass knuckles in Chicago to day as Illinois voted in its most bitterly contested primary of many years. The presidential hopes of Frank Knox and Sen. William E. Borah were in the balance. Warm sunshine favored pros pects of a record vote, perhaps within 100,000 of the 2,600,000 registered. Attorney Kidnaped Terrorist tactics were general in some Chicago wards. Three men were reported to have kidnaped Marvin J. Bas, attorney for Lawrence O'Brien, anti-organization democratic candidate for state representative. Another anti-machine worker, Ludwig Ptacyn-ski, was taken from a polling place in , an automobile by four men. A policeman fired several shots after the car. Three other election workers were reported slugged or kidnaped in another word. The contest between Knox, Chi cago publisher, and Borah, Idaho senator, each seeking the 57 republican delegate votes to the national convention, vied for importance with that between Gov. Henry Horner, seeking democratic renominntion against Dr. Herman N. Bundesen, regular machine candidate! r ' Workers Driven Off Horner workers, who campaigned against state domination by the powerful democratic machine of Mayor Edward Kelly and Pat Nash, democratic national committeeman, charged Chicago police with arresting needlessly a Horner candidate for word committeeman, and a Horner worker deputized as a special state highway policeman. In other instances, they said, police chased Horner workers from the polls. HELEN COWGILL TO SPEND FOUR DAYS WITH LINN CLUBS Helen Cowgill, assistant stale club leader, will spend four days in Linn county this month assisting Linn county 4-H cooking and sewing club members with their projects, and generally facilitat-ijir completion of their work for the year, it was announced today by O. E. Mikesell, federal emergency agricultural agent in charge of club work. Miss Cowgill will be In the county April 22, 23, 24 and 25, Mikesell said, devoting the lust three days of her stay visiting the several clubs, discussing the completion of judging teams, conducting of demonstrations and preparation of exhibits. On the fourth day, Saturday, April 25, Miss Cowgill will conduct cooking and clothing judging contests for local leaders and club members at a meeting to be held by tho Linn County 4-H club Leader's association in the city hall at Albany. This meeting, Mikesell said, will be open to anyone interested. Portland Weather Observer to Speak Edward L. Wells, meteorologist and manager of the Portland weather bureau, will address the Albany Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday noon ut the Albany hotel on tho subject "What the Weatherman Does for a Living." F. M. French, Albany's pioneer merchant and veteran local gov ernment weather reporter, is to introduce the speaker. Mrs. P. 1 Ployhart, a former resident of Al bany, and active in civic affairs, is to be the soloist. Every member is expected to be present. MEETING DATES CHANGED County Agent Floyd Mullen today announced that the soil conservation meetings scheduled at Crabtreo and Tangent have been alternated, due to conflicting events. Therefore the Crabtree meeting will be held Wednesday, April 22, instead of April 21, and the Tangent meeting will be April 21 instead of April 22. The complete schedule of meetings was announced yesterday. JETS COUGAR BOUNTY A. W. Conner of Albany R. F. D. No. 2, collected $10 from the county court yesterday as payment of the bounty on the pelt of a cougar, which he had slain. Baltimore, Md., April 14. Political chieftains and politicians appraised President Roosevelt's "opening speech" of the 1936 campaign today, finding it short of the fiery document they had anticipated. Almost devoid of resounding phrases, entirely lacking in direct attack on his enemies, the chief executive 'did indicate the new deal would campaign on a pledge of continued social and economic readjustment. He spoke last night to 20,000 Young Democrats here. By radio,, his voice was carried to organizations of Young Democrats and to voters generally throughout the country. He promised continued aggressive action to lessen unemployment and "bring under proper control the forces of modern society." . . : ' Observers saw much significance in what seemed a flank criticism of industry's role in the unemployment problem. Resurrecting the ghost of NRA, the president said that while it was operative "a certain manufacturing industry" curtailed the average work week to 36.4 hours. Since the NRA was ended by the supreme court, the average work week has become ,39.9 hours. Assuming, he said, that the industry employed 166,500 persons, this meant that 10 per cent, or 16.650 persons, "have either lost their jobs, or, by working longer hours, are preventing 16,650 other people from getting employment. "It seems reasonable, therefore," he continued, "that industry can contribute in great measure to the increase of employment if industry ARMY ENGINEERS BACK WILLAMETTE CONTROL PROJECT Washington, April 14. The board of army engineers today recommended construction of 200 new Hood control projects costingir $8o,uuu,ouu Uut rejected proposals for inclusion of approximately $410,000,000 of new water power projects in pending flood-control legislation. The reports were placed before the senate commerce committee, now engaged in putting together a rinnrf cnnirni hill (r,,. .,ihmidn ... flood control bill lor submission to the senate. The bill is still in tentative form. With the additions approved by the engineers it would total $400,-000,000 in new construction, surveys and cost of land and damage reimbursement. Proposed new projects included: Columbia River, Wash., $3,000,-000. Willamette river, Ore., $2,430,-000. Skagit river, Wash., $3,150,000. Santa Ana river basin, Calif., cost increased from $9,574,000 to $13,-000,000. i Spa nish Leftists, Fascists Battle Madrid, April 14. One man was killed and several wounded in a gun battle between fascists and leftists shortly after a terrorist bomb exploded alongside the stand from which President Diego Martinez Barrios, Premier Manuel Azana and other notables were reviewing a gala parade in celebration of the republic's fifth anniversary. The fighting occurred near Columbus square. The fascists shouted "Viva Espana" and the leftists, some waving communist emblems, yelled "Viva la Republica." VISITOR WILL SPEAK Announcement was made today by local officers of , the county Farmer-Labor association that State Senator Farquharson of Seattle, Farmer-Labor speaker, will give a public address at the local city hall at 8 p. m. tomorrow, under sponsorship of the local group. Likewise it was announced today that Dr. Fred W, Jngvaldstad, pastor of the First Methodist church of Oklahoma City, Okla., has oi'en engaged to speak here next Monday night at a place not yet designated. PROBE MOVE LOSES Trenton, N. J., April 14. Another move to investigate the last events in the Lindbergh case leading up to the execution of Bruno Richard Hauptmann, particularly the part played by Gov. Harold G. Hoffman, was defeated in the legislature last night.' CLUB PLANS MEETING Mrs. M. McAlphin will be hostess to the Westway club at her home at Third and Baker streets, it was announced today, with Mrs. Grace Venable as assistant hostess. The meeting is scheduled for 8 p.m. Wednesday. CONVICTION UPHELD Olympia, April 14. The state supreme court today upheld the conviction of Leo Hall, 33-year- old Seattle dock worker, for the murder of six persons at Erlands Point in March, 1934. a a But Two New Instructors Make Appearance Upon List TWO SHIFT DUTIES Subjects Rearranged for Members- of High School Staff Only two new names appear on tho list of teachers elected by the Albnny school board last night to conduct Albany s elementary and high school educational systems. The two new teachers are Helen Lamar, Peoria, and Grace Chally, whose parental home is in Albany but who has been teaching at Newberg. They will take the places of teachers who will go elsewhere next year, according to members of the board. In addition to these two. William Kurtz, who has been teaching here since the mid-year in the place of Ruth Porter, high school mathematics teacher who was on leave of absence, will became a regularly engaged member of the staff. The board last night also designated Philip A. Lehman as high school instructor of American history instead of sociology, economics and Spanish, which will be taught by Kurtz. Miss Porter will resume (he teaching of mathematics. Following is the list of principals and teachers as revised by the board last night: Principals E. A. Hudson, high school: Anna F. McConnel, Maple school; Minnie McCourt, Madison school and Guy E. Richards, Central school. High School -.. Ida B. Anderson, junior English; R. A. Buchanan, history: Fanny D. Chase, senior English; Mrs. Mary Child. library and public speaking; Philip A. Lehman, American history; William Kurtz, sociology, fconomics and Spanish; Loren i.uper. band director and musjc instructor; Henry G. Otto, chemistry, guidance and sociology; Arthur E. Palmer, industrial arts; Zelma Parker, home economics; Mabel Penland. typing and journalism; Ruth E. Porter, mathematics; Wil-ma Spenee, sophomore English and guidance; Marion Stanford, biology; J. F. Svinth. Smith-Hughes agriculture; Vernonica Tracy, Latin and history; Clara Voyen. shorthand; Myrtle Worley, mathematics; Carl Ellingsen, physical educa- (Please Turn to Pane Two) TODAY'S-SCbRES" . (By Unllrd PrrjM) National League . : R. II. E. Unslon 1 4 0 Philadelphia ...4 B 0 MacFayden, Osborne and Lopez; Davis and Wilson. R. II. E. Pittsburgh ...8 14 3 Cincinnati : r. ..6 14 4 Blanton, Hoyt and Padden; Derringer, Brennan, Nelson, Stine and Lombardi. American League R. II. E. Detroit 3 10 0 Cleveland 0 4 0 Rowe and Cochrane; Harder, Lee, Blaeholdor and Pytlak. R- II. E. St. Louis ...... 9 1 Chicago- ...7 12 2 Andrews. Caldwell and Hem-slev; Whitehead, Phelps and Sew-ell. President Charged With Wild Throw Washington, April 14. President Roosevelt tossed the first baseball of the season high and wide today and Pitcher Buck New-som missed it even after an heroic leap into the air. Appearing before a crowd of about 25,000 fans, the president was off form with his pitch and it barely tipped Newsom's glove. The ball rolled past the players and into a knot of officials and spectators. A man in a tan coat grabbed it and ran. Aberdeen Plywood Workers on Strike Aberdeen. Wash.. April 14. Employes of the Harbor Plywood Corporation left their jobs today on orders from the executive council of the plywood union. The walkout occurred 60 hours in advance of a- strike threatened) bv the union unless employers met I their demands for a closed shop, piece work and seniority rights. The walkout was ordered because extra crews loaded cars CM Qt'ared the warehouse last nightS) program of readjustment and the "middle road between those who would "do nothing" and those who would "do everything," comparing his program with conservatism. "Your objective," he said, addressing youth, "is, I take it, this; an opportunity to make an honest living; a reasonable chance to inv prove your condition in life as you grow older; a practical assurance against want and suffering in your old age; and with it all the right to participate in the finer things of life good health, clean amusement and a part in the satisfactions of tho arts, the sciences, and religion. Faced with that objective, it is clear that many of the old answers are not the right answers." He outlined the major objectives of his administration, intended to lead to a realization of that objective, as: reduction in the work week to spread employment; establishment of minimum and maximum working ages, which would keep youth in school longer and provide the aged with rest and comfort, and spread employment; continuation of "social pioneering;" establishment ot minimum ("average" wages in industry; increased and wide distribution of "purchasing power. Washington, April " 14. --Presi dent William Green of the Amer ican Federation of labor, charging that the American Liberty League had made "an appeal to lawlessness on a nation-wide scale," told senate committee today that (there was a concerted campaign underway against organized labor in America. The Liberty League also was accused in testimony of blocking the work of the national labor relations board through legalistic maneuvers. Green said there was in operation at present conceited movement against organized labor paralleling the anti-union drive of the post-war period. Herbert Blankenhorn, research expert of the NLRB, testified that the board was three months behind in its work and unable to hear new complaints because of the necessity ol meeting legal obstacles raised by the league's attorneys. Both testified on the LaFolletle resolution for an investigation of alleged infringements of civil liberties. They united in denouncing what they said was a nationwide system of labor spying aimed by industrialists at breaking up the labor movement. Green said the fight for industrialists againit organized labor was by a "few wilful men who could not rid themselves of an old tradition." He denounced Ernest T. Weir of Pittsburgh, who, he charged, betrayed labor and used the NHA as a sti ike-breaking agency. Salem Track Team Due on Wednesday The opening track meet of the season will oe held Wednesday on Central field at 3 p.m. between Albany high and Salem, Coach Tuffy Ellingsen of the Bulldogs announced today. The dual meet will be the first test for the Bulldogs, and will be a severe trial. Recently the strong Salem squad overwhelmed Cor- vallis by a large margin. A home-and-home baseball series with the Oregon Stale Rooks was also announced by Ellingsen. The first clash will be April 24, on the Hooks' stamping grounds, and the return game will be play cd April 30, on Central field. CCC QUOTA RAISED Three local youths were sent to CCC camps through the lief office today, bringing Linn county's complement of new re cruits to ten. Of eight sent to Camp Cascadia last week, one returned because of defective vision. This, together with the increase in the county's quota, necessitated recruiting of three more men. The original quota was eight. '-sRELIEF OFFICIAL HERE vlarence Reynolds, from the state relief office, was here yes terday at relief headquarters on business connected with the rou tine incidental to the new old age pension set-up. EAGUE FOILS Nil GREEN

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