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FULL LEASED WIRE Colt PrM Serrle Complete County, State, Nttlon-II sad World News the day it fcippeai. Servint til Linn Counti. Classif fci A4s Reach nearly 4,000 homes daily, and are eagerly read. If you have ,any wants they will pay. Telephone 15 i The Albany nocrat-Herald, Vol. LXIX, No. 242 ALBANY, LINN COUNTY, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 1936 The Albany Herald, Vol. LXI, No. 232 . FOLSOM HEAD TRUCKING'S WALTZ FOR HER SPEAKER NOTE BY F-D NEW DEALERS PILE OF STEEL DELAYS RESCUE DANA PL D5 FULL Uk OF DEMANDED NEW DEFEND UTiLITY AIDES POWER SETUP Regional Planning Head Sees Big Growth in Northwest MILLIONS TO COME Says Unification Plan for Great Dams Not Supported . Speaking on the power dcvelop- merits in the northwest, Marshall uana, associate editor of the I Oregon Journal and chairman of the northwest regional planning commission, today urged the com-j plete development of both the Grand Coulee and Bonneville ' plants merce hotel. Mr. at the chamber of com-j in the Albany , Dana characterized the El);? Z or womCn at the Veterans' Mcm-mceting oriai nan in Albany Friday. Mrs. Maude Mnrsc. extension specialist in child development ancj parental education at Oregon stnte College, who will discuss child development and parental princMtinn at a rjublic conference FAMILY TO BE T Family problems will be dis- MEET NG PC fcrf 1 1 r i i f i t ii ti Mr "I t- '"-' jJtojiiM Baby carriage or two-ton truck tney re all the same to Mrs. Hugh Kizer of Albany, Ore. She started driving her nusbands truck tnree years bro when he became 111 and was forced to stay in a Hospital for a year. She oerame so proficient that today she is raicd as one of the best truck drivers In the state and her services Hie mucn in demand power projects as the most important developments in recent years in the growth of the northwest and painted a picture of growth for the region within the next 25 years. Big Growth Seen Based on the figures in the Columbia Basin report, Mr. Dana predicted that th northwest might add 2 'i millions of people in the next 25 years. Of these, ' 600,000 would be engaged in in-. dustrial manufacture, while 400,-. by specialists at the Vetcr- their 000 would come in agriculture, by the extension service of Ore-The remaining 1 V4 millions would gon State college, the meeting will be built up as a result of the de- be divided into morning and after-velopmcnts allowed by the power noon sessions dealing with the released into business and indus-! maior problems among average try. families. An empowered federal power Mrs. Maud M. Morse will de-agency was advocated, instead of ljver one of the featured specch-a federal power bureau. This agen- Cs of the day, delving into familv cy had the recommendation to act conduct for which she has had as a sales bureau, which Mr. Dana much training, both from practi-hold as a most important part of C:il and theoretical standpoints, the final development of the Bon-, Mrs. Morse is the extension spec-neville project. ' -. iallst in child development -and Unification Not Supported ' parent education. E! Workers Encounter NeW Barrier After Cutting ;1 Through Rock - SPIRITS HELD GOOD Doctors, Stretcher Bearers Wait for Chance to Get to Victims i Moose River, N. S., April 22. Rescue crews sawed feverishly to day at a twisted mass of old steel which seemed to be the last Bar-, rier separating them from Dr. D. E. Robertson and Elfred Scaddlng, who have been entombed 141 feet underground in an old mine foe 233 hours. Shortly before 1 p. m, EST:, th rescue crews, working at the peril of their own lives in an old shaft that crumbled years ago, picked their way through what they believed was the last rock between them and the two imprisoned, men. ' Good Spirits Reported They could talk to Robertson and Scadding, who were reported to be in "good spirits" although suffering. The rescuers then encountered still more obstacles and at 2:04 p. m., a government-official announced that they had not yet been able to reach the trapped men. First it was a mass of broken and rotten old timbers. Those wero not hard to get through. Then the steel the remains of the mine railway that was used 25 years ago to haul ore out ot the pit. Hack saws were rushed into the shaft, and the rescue crew, work ing long past its usual time foe relief, went to work on them. Exhausted Men Replaced Minister of Mines Michael Dwy- er went Into the shaft .to i direct the final phases of the rescue. Minister of Health F. R. Davis and other doctors went to give emergency treatment to Robertson and Scadding. Stretcher bearers stood by to carry out the two men and their companion, Herman R. Ma-gill, dead three days. ' Three more doctors went into the sloping shaft at 2:30 p. m. to (Plem Turn to Vmgt Two) SENATORS BATTLE ATTEMPT TO CUT FUNDS FOR G-MEN Washington, April 22. Sporadic but bitter criticism of the activities of federal agents led to an angry outburst in the senate today when it was proposed to slash $225,000 from a $6,025,000 house appropriation for the federal bureau of investigation, headed by J. Edgar Hoover. Critics of Hoover in the senate and house recently had accused him of "czarist" activities and charged agents with reckless and unnecessary shooting in their campaign to wipe out kidnaping and gangland rackets in the United) States. '..,) The fund in question was contained in the $115,718,015 suppljt bill for the state, justice, commerce, and labor departments. , "This is a peculiar and queer5 place to start economy," protested! Sen. Arthur H. Vandenberg, R., Mich., in opposing any slash. He said Hoover had requested! the larger appropriation so that 175 federal men could be added to his staff. "The American people don't want this kind of economy nor will they aprove it," said Sen. Walter F. George, D., Ga. Chairman Kenneth D. McKellar, D., Tenn., of the appropriations sub-committee in charge of thd measure, a critic of the federal agents, said the decrease was recommended because the house had exceeded budget estimates and boosted the proposed appropriation far beyond what it had been in the past. . i , Optional Military Petitions Circulated Petitions are appearing on Albany streets this week seeking an Initiative measure to make milii . tary training optional at the University of Oregon and Oregon' State college. Students at both schools are now required to take two years of K. O. T. C. training as a requisite to graduation. ! The Oregon Committee for Peace and Freedom, sponsor of the initiative, has secured more than 30 volunteer petition pushers in Albany. Charles Paddock,' chairman of the committee, was here today starting the main drive. He said the move has been endorsed .by the Linn county Far-merLabor "association, as well as the State Federation of Labor and the state grange. . ; ilTQIED PAIR L House Democrats Admit Measure Short of F-D Request ANGRY DEBATE IS DUE Republicans Expected to Start Attacks Wednesday on Washington, April 22. In a bristling defense of the new corporate tax bill, 17 democratic members of the house ways and means commit!;" reported to the house today tnai me administration program will raise about $803,000,000 the first year. Thp mniorilv roDorl admitted. however, that over a three-year nnrinH revenue would fall $334.- 000,000 short of the budget balancing program of the president. But the democrats proposed mat the deficiency could be acted on more intelligently next session. Deficiency Admitted rwnit thp admitted deficiency in yield, the democratic group was as vigorous in defense of the sweeping tax revision program as republican colleagues naa been in condemning it as a "foolhardy experiment" and a "face- saving gesture." President Kooseveu naa asituu for taxes which would yield $792,-ouO.OOO annually tor tnrce years. Democrats said the reported bill would exceed that total Dy iu,-iiiiiuino or S 1 1 111)1) 00(1 the lust year but would drop off sharply in the second and third year. Angry Debate uue Speculation as to the White House reaction to the committee drait of the bill arose immediately in, view of the President's re- TUfat'ri " :Tntement that' 'the bill must raise .sutticient revenue to mit treasury budget needs. Only yesterauy ivir. Roosevelt made his views clear in a secret White House meeting with two pimoressifmul lax leaders. 'ine White House stand and the vigorous opposition ot republicans foiesnadowed angry debate in the house where debate h scheduled to start tomorrow. Nevertheless leaders were still confident the measure would be passed in about a week without substantial change. The senate starts committee hearings on taxes this week. AUTHORITIES RUSH CONFESSED SLAYER TOWARD ' PENALTY New York, April 22. Policemen hustled curley-haircd, "Good Boy" John Fiorenza toward the electric chair today as ruthlessly as he attacked and murdered Mrs. Nancy Evans Titterton 12 days ago. Yesterday Fiorenza, 24, confessed he was the maniac his own word who killed Mrs. Titterton in a frenzy of brutal lust. The young slayer, his shoe laces, tie and belt removed to prevent a possible attempt at suicide, appeared on the brightly lighted platform in the police lineup this morning and again admitted the murder of the writer. He listened nervously as Deputy Inspector Daniel J. Curtayue read the formal charge. His crimina lrecoid was rehearsed, the detectives who made the arrest were praised and then Fiorenza was taken in an automobile to homocide court for arraignment. Tomorrow District Attorney William C. Dodge will ask lor an indictment. Zioncheck Agrees To Appear in Court Washington, April 22. Police announced today that Rep. Marion A. Zioncheck, D., Wash., had agreed to appear in police court tomorrow on charges of driving 70 miles an hour. The agreement was made, it was understood, when Police Sgl. George Helmuth went to Zion-eheck's home alter Judge Walter . Casey issued an attachment lor the Washington congressman. Zioncheck was scheduled l appear in court yesterday, but did not show up. Judge Casey ordered forfeited the $25 collateral Zioncheck had posted when arrested, and issued an attachment for him. WHEEL STOLEN A tire and wheel were stolen last night from a wheelbarrow belonging to the Stein Brothers Gen- i the hii?h school, it was renorted to I the police station today. TAX DO Court Refuses Request to Produce Letter Sent Secretary Ickes LEGAL TILT FURIOUS Power Company Man Says PWA Makes Threat to Cut Rates Washington, April 22 The gov ernment today defeated demands of utility companies attacking constitutionality of its $200,000,- 000 municipal power program for publication of a secret exchange of letters between President Roosevelt and Public Works Administrator Harold L. Ickes defining the new deal's power policy. Washington, April 22. Private utility Interests fighting the new deal's $200,000,000 municipal pow er program, demanded today that the government produce a secret note President Roosevelt wrote Public Works Administrator Har old L. Iekcs outlining the new deal s PWA power policy. The message written from Hyde Park, N. Y., and initialed "F. D. R." in pencil became the central issue of the utilities' dis trict supreme court fight to have the government's policy of using federal funds to finance public-owned electricity systems declared unconstitutional. Frank Protests Demand The request that federal attorneys produce the president's note was a surprise move In the power companies' attempt to prove the government was using its power program to hammer down utility rates." Jerome Frank, PWA attorney, protested the utility demand. He challenged the right of the power attorneys to subpoena the president's correspondence. "Well armed with fishing rods, line and plenty of bait," he said, "they are on a piscatorial expedi tion to see what they can find. The demand came after a legal dog fight between Frank, Newton D. Baker, former secretary of war, and Dean Acheson, former assist ant treasury secretary, over the authority of PWA's electrical board of review. Over government objections, George H. Carter, Marlin, Tex., utility vice-president, said Col. Henry T. Hunt, public works offi cial, telegraphed him Aug. 22, 1934, lhat PWA would finance a municipal plant in his home town "unless your firm reduces its rates." TOWNSEND GETS CALL TO TESTIFY STARTING MAY 5 Washington, April 22. Econo mist Robert R. Doane told a house investigation committee today that the operation of the proposed Townsend old age pension plan would cost $800 a year in taxes on a family with an anuual Income of $1,800. Doane resumed testimony be fore the committee after it had summoned Dr. Francis E. Town-send, co-founder of the plan, to appear May 5. Spending of $200 a month, as proposed in the Townsend plan, Doane continued, would step up production in all lines with the result that all natural resources would be exhausted 25 years earli cr than otherwise. "To keep the capital structure intact, Doane testified, "we need increased saving. The Townsend plan is based on a theory of con sumption on a vast scale which is just the opposite of a theory of saving.' TODAY'S SCORES National R. H. E. Boston 0 5 1 Brooklyn 5 10 1 Chaplin. Reis and Lopez; Earn-shaw and Berres. American R. H. E. Washington 3 12 0 Boston 4 0 0 RECEIVES LICENSE Vincent Le Roy Volz, 21, of 423 S. Jefferson street and Ver-nona Ashman, 18, of Lebanon received a marriage license from the county clerk's office this afternoon. ATTEND MEETING Rev. and Mrs. Tho. D. Yarnes and Rev. F. S. Clemo of Albany were in Springfield last evening to attend a church brotherhood meeting there. Rev. Slums, a former pastor, was the speaker. FROM LEBANON Charles Carleson of Lebanon, a former farmer for many years in the AslSwale neighborhood, is an Albany business visitor today. Among other things, the agency ' would recognize: ultimate intcg ration of Bonneville plant with others in region; regional, not local interest in operation of Bonneville; sale of surplus power. In contrast to previous reports, Mr. Dana stated that he has not urged the unified organization of the Grand Coulee and Bonneville plants. But he did advocate ' IPIeue Turn to Pt Two) FREDDIE'S MOTHER MEETS DEFEAT IN GUARDIANSHIP ROW Los Angeles, April 22. Superior Judge Harry R. Archibald, after a brief but tempestuous hearing, denied today the motion oi. Mrs. Lillian Mae Bartholomew to set aside the guardianship of her motion picture star son, Freddie, which was vested in his aunt. . Judge Archibald handed down his decision at the end of a hectic session in which sensational charges of "unfitness" and "publicity-seeking" were flung at the mother. The dismissed motion was bas ed solely upon legal grounds, Mis Rihinmi.,,, .rmtnnHina thi.1 she Clarence A. Lnrkln. former captain of the guard, and recognized one of the "toughest" penal Institution officers In the United States, tins been appointed warden ot Folsoin Penitentiary, Cal. Folsom houses men . who served previous prison terms. Bend. Ore., April 22. A plan fur opening a highway route over the Cascade mountains by way of the new Santiam highway and the Clear Lake road, proposed in Eugene this week, received enthusiastic support in Bend" today. With the McKenzie Pass still blocked by deep snow, the Santiam route is believed to offer the best avenue for early summer traffic. Deschutes National Forest Sup ervisor Carl B. Neal plans to send a survey party into the Santiam country tomorrow. The new nign- way is reported open almost to the summit of Hogg pass -from the east side, with some three feel of snow reported on the summit, compared to twenty foot drifts in the big cut on McKenzie Pass. The route proposed would connect with the McKenzie highway at Belknap Springs, using the Clear Lake road. Salem. Ore., April 22. Opening of the McKenzie highway will be discussed by the state highway commission at a special meeting in Portland Friday, R. H. JJahlock, state highway engineer, said today. If snow plows arc put to work May 1, the highway can be opened to traffic May 28 for $2250, Baldock said. If work is started May 15, the pass will be opened June 5, at u cost of $1700. Stal ling on June 1, the highway would be cleared June 10 lor $1100. Torrance Gets 90 Days for Burglary Robert Torrance of Albany, sought by police for two days in connection with the burglary of the George Thomas' home on Water and Ellsworth streets, was arrested this morning and sentenced to 00 days in the county jail for larceny this afternoon. Leo Eagen, who was arrested on a similar charge, was dropped from the case, but fined $10 for drunkenness, Larceny charges still await a third party ill the case, John Howies, who is at present confined in the Marion county jail for drunkenness. The stolen property was recov ered by police this morning. ItETl'RNS FROM SEATTLE Mrs. E. T. Boucher returned to Albany yesterday from a ten day visit in Seattle with her son, and daughter, Col mack and Katherine Boucher. AUNT HET BY ROBERT QUILLEN "I could tell Henry why his wife is like that. She's the kind that don't never cry, and a woman his got to cry once in a while to get the meancss out of her." (Capjrisbt, UJI, Publulwn BwdlcsU) NEWHIGHWAY ROUTE TALKED PEACE STRIKE By United Press A student peace movement be gun three years ago called an cs. timated 400,000 college and high school students out on "strike' t)diiy and spread to France, Bel gium. Spain and Puerto Rico. I Strike sponsors, who include jmany liberal and radical organizations, predicted more than I,-1 000.000 persons would participate in some manner in the United States in demonstrations of a de sire for peace. The strike call aboard was the first outside America. Plans for the demonstration called for students, as on two previous years, to walk out of their classes today. Outdoor mass meetings were the day's order in most strike centers. New York City school authorities capitulated to the strikers I by arranging peace assemblies in 'all but three of the city's high i schools. I Headquarters of the League against War and Fascism estimated strikes would involve 30,000 I students in Philadelphia, 10,000 in Chicago, 10,000 in Boston, and 8,000 in Los Angeles. i Seattle, April 22. Mock burial iof the Unknown Soldier of Future I Wars was the number one bur-: lesquc stunt of 500 University of Washington students who assembled just off the campus today as part of the International Student ' Peace demonstration. A character impersonating J. P. I Morgan intoned "We made money out of the last war we'll make I money out of the next war." I INJURIES FATAL Klamath Falls. Ore, April 22. Mrs. Nicholas Musselman, injured in an automobile crash last week, died of her injuries here to- ' day. She was struck by a car operated by Mrs. James Driscoll, wife Iof a prominent insurance man. Tells D.A.R. to Their Knitting' tainly degenerated tremendously intellectually. "If in 1776 we had had the D. A. R. in place of the mothers, the revolution would have failed. If they went back to their knitting, they would accomplish a great deal more than in sitting in convention." ' The D. A. R. committee said a touchstone of most of the "so-called peace urganizations" was their support of "the pernicious Frazier amendment" which would automatically outlaw war and the Nye-Kvale bill to prevent appropriation of money fur compulsory ROTC in land grant colleges. The report contended Frazier's amendment "purports to outlaw war but would, instead, merely outlaw the United States of America." Frazier reported that the D. A. R. is "one of the super-patriotic organizations which always takes opposition to any peace proposals." Mrs. V. E. Sisson told the auine 4.000 delegates that her committee's work regarding the constitution had "absolutely no partisan political significance.' W DELY SPREAD an's Memorial hall in Albany. Fri- day, April 24 according to Coun ty Agent Floyd Mullen. Sponsored Another of the specialists. Mrs Azalea Saeer, extension specialist in clothing and textiles, will speak in the morning on "When th Family Buvs Clothes." Luncheon will be offered between 12 and 1:15 p.m.. Mullen announced, but he urged all in attendance to bring their own knives, forks, spoons and plates. The luncheon will be a covered dish affair with coffee cream and supr furnished. The Linn county economics committee is cooperating with the extension service in presenting the conference. They will exhibit ar ticles within reach of-evcry fam ily that are valuable in family development. The exhibit includes: home made toys, inexpensive books and pamphlets pertaining to child development; and clothes for every member of the family. The committee is composed of: (Plemie Turn to VtKf Two) Four Schools Plan Achievement Day Achievement day. the day of the annual schocl-work exhibits, will be held bv the Rowland, Center. Kirk and Brandon schools at the From the Headlines By Deacon Richmond "Zioncheck Again in Capital Jail" The Congressman from Washington, whose name is Zioncheck, seems to have a certain penchant for raising good oM heck; his name was in the headlines as. 'dis-orderly and drunk' which isn't any compliment, to an or-d i n a r y 'punk'; then he gets j pinched for ) speeding right " down the city i street. 'Twas said that he did 70. and that was not discreet. And now he makes the headlines with a terrible tirade 'gainst Hoover and his G-men. for the lecord they have made. He showed a lot of sympathy for the men who live by crime; one can quickly get his viewpoint, for he should be 'doing time. There arc a lot of eastern people who have never realized that the Oregon Trail has vanished and we're really civilized. We tluuk they must 'be partly right, when we read of Zioncheck. for he is wild and.wv.oly. when he starts to PRIVATE JOBS NOW CLEARING THROUGH GOVERNMENT OFFICE More and more jobs are being filled through the federal re-employment service as business conditions improve through this section, Ralph Coleman, district director, told the Albany Lions club last night at the Monarch cafe. Mr. Coleman, whose headquarters are in the Albany postoffice building, is in charge of the work in Linn Polk, Benton and Lincoln counties" The re-employment service, he explained, is not just concerned with relief cases but handles all types of applications from private employers and from employed workers seeking better jobs. Contrasting the change in conditions, Mr. Coleman said that just about a dozen private jobs cleared through his office in the summer of 1033, when the office was established, whereas at the present time there are 00 to 05 private jobs listed to be filled by qualified workers. The re-employment office is a temporary arrangement establish ed under the Pyser-Wagner act providing for a federal-state match money appropriation, he (I'lrase Turn to J'atce Two) Frank Kotthoff, 55, Dies at Jefferson Frank Kotthoff, 55, of Jefferson, died ot the home of his brother, Fred Kotthoff at Jefferson at B o'clock last night following a lingering illness. He was born at Mankato, Minn., Feb. 14, 1881. and with his parents and other members of the family moved to Nebraska in 1807 and from that section came to Oregon, locating at Jelferson several years ago. He is survived by the following brothers and sisters: Fred of Jelferson, with whom he made his home; W. A. of Malin, 11. A. of Portland, J. F. of Tacoma, P. J. of Spokane, J. H. of Omaha, Neb.; Mrs. Anna Truax of Dover and Mrs. Nettie Steve. Funeral announcements wil be made later. Congressman 'Go Back to Washington, April 22. The campaign of the Daughters of the American Revolution convention against "socialistic" attempts to amend the constitution drew sharp retorts today from congressmen, including Rep. Vito Marcantonio's suggestion that they "go back to their knitting." The D. A. R. convention's committee on national defense through patriotic education caustically commenting on proposals by Marc-antonio, R., N. Y.; Sen. Lynn J. Frazier. R.. N. D.. and Rep. Paul J. Kvale. F-L., Minn., and asserted the organization would battle any attack on the American form of government "whether by republican, democrat, or hottentot." Marcantonio, whose amendment for governmental ownership and operation of national resources was described as "very similar to the socialist party's workers rights amendment," replied: "I am not interested in the Daughters of the American Revolution. I am interested, however, in the famous and glorious history of the mothers of the American Revolution. Their progeny have cer had not received sufficient notice Charity grange hall April 30 it was when the courts awarded the announced by Count) ' School Su-aunt. Miss My.licent Bartholo- P , 1 mew, temporary custody of the schoo,s wi m atn. boy screen hero last October. , even,s Announcements are The two-hour session was a,so ccted Irom tne larger east-fraught with bitter charges and prn Linn high scnools in the near counter charges and followed re- future aDout their exhibition days, ceipt by the court of a cablegram tnc superintendent stated, from London over the signature ' wof Freddie's father, Cecil Llewellyn Bartholomew, repudiating his wife and expressing full confidence In his sister. i Laux Funeral Rites Scheduled Thursday Frank John Laux, 44. who was killed in a railroad and truck accident here yesterday, was born in: Chesaning, Mich, January 2. 1892. He had been a resident of Oregon for the last 33 years, having lived at Stayton, Cascadia and Tangent, before coming to Albany. He married Miss Lucy De-Wall in Albany, June 21, 1921. Besides his widow he is survived by a 10-year old daughter Frances, at the family nome in Albany: three brothers. Michael, of Michigan, Tony of Toledo, Ore., and Henry Laux of Illinois: three sisters, Mrs. Arnold Scnz of Albany; Mrs. Nick Senz of Portland and Mrs. E. A. Balling of San Francisco. Funeral services will be held from the Fisher Braden funeral chapel beginning at 2:30 Thursday afternoon. Dr. D. V. Poling is to officiate. Mrs. Maude Pratt Lewis is to sing. Interment will be in the Riverside cemetery. Mrs. E. L. Johnson andJ Mrs. Julius Haglund will have Oiargc of the floral offerings. raising y-J' 0,

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