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FULL LEASED WIRE , United Press Berries Complete County, State, National Dd World News the day It happens. Serving all Linn County. Classified Ads Roach nearly 4,000 homes dally, and are eagerly read. It you have any wants they will pay. Telephone 15 The Albany Der P at-Herald, Vol. LXIX, No. 246 ALBANY, LINN COUNTY, OREGON, MONDAY, APRIL 27, 1936 The Albany Herald, Vol. LXI, No. 236 IDLERS CAMP IN CAPITOL HEADS A. S. U. O I ITALIANS MEET GREAT LINERS SPEED TO AID STI SNELL FL'j TAX Bll AS DESTRUCTIVE Measure Declared Farce, Direct Threat to Employment GOP CAUCUS CALLED 5 k Oil Threatening to remain encamped in the assembly hall of the State House at Trenton, N. J., until their demands are met, some of the 50 unemployed who stormed the capitol building in a protest against failure of the legislature to provide relief funds are pictured as they idled in the scats of the legislators. III HERE, SIR! "Ready for duty, sir." reported Otto Ernest Kiessig, 19, when he reached the naval training station at San Diego, Calif., at the end of a 1879-mile bicycle ride from Spokane, Wash. Kiessig rigged up a double-geared bike for the trip, which took two weeks. LEFTISTS Paris, April 27. A left wing victory and, in particular, a surprisingly strong communist showing, were assured today by returns of yesterday's national election for members of the chamber of deputies. It was certain also that the new chamber would be almost unman-ogenble because of conflicts among the parties comprising the left wing popular front. A complete official tabulation of the 618 voting districts in France and the colonics showed 179 elected, distributed as follows: Left Communists, 9; dissident communist, 1: socialist 19; Joseph Paul-Boncour's dissident socialist union, 4; independent and republican socialists, 3: radicnl socin'-ists, 22; independent radicals, 14. Center and Right Lett ana independent republicans, 36; popular democrats. 9; union republican democratic, 42; conservatives, 5. Independent and belonging to no party. 11. More than three-fourths of the 618 seats in the chamber must be re-contested at a run-off election next Sunday in those districts where no candidate obtained a majority. Postmasters Will Convene at Eugene Salem, Ore., April 27. Postmasters of Oregon cities will hold their annual convention this vear in Eugene on July 13, 14. and 15. it has been decided at a conference here today. From the Headlines By Deacon Richmond "To Be Or Not To Be Capitalized" In poetry, that's written in the old established way, the line is ended with the word to the rhyme in play but, when a rhyme is written in this prosaic style, some people find that reading it is something of a trial. The scheme of using capitals for every rhyming word, was quite a welcome plan to some; to some 'twas quite absurd. Just what will please the public is a matter hard to tell: folks seldom make much mention of the things they like real well; they sometimes write about the things that really raise their ire yet, even this, is not enough to show their real desire. wow. it you read tne ijfaronjj ami line wie inyming Yi well emphasized with capitals, and don't think them ABSURD, we'd like to have you say so with a postal card or LETTER; and if. upon the other hand, you like small letters BETTER, your comment will be welcome and we'll thank you for explaining, for we'd like to write 'The Headlines' in the way most m i BS JERSEY JOBLESS MOVE ON CAPITAL , TO LOBBY RELIEF Trenton, N. J., April 27. An angry army of the 300,000 men, women and children whom the state quit feeding a week ago marched on the capital today to "lobby" for relief at a meeting of the legislature tonight. Authorities called state police from highway patrol duty to help Trenton and slate house police preserve order. William Arbridge, Workers Alliance secretary, said he expected 10,000 marchers. Several hundred men, women and children slept in rickety cars and., trucks . pnrkoi!. around the state house last night. Members of the mock legislature of unemployed men and women that has been "in session" in the assembly and senate chambers of the capitol since last Tuesday pit-pared to greet the solons they have been burlesqueing. Fifty of them, instead of the usual 25, slept in the assembly chamber last night to guard against any attempt to clear the chamber. "Speaker" John Spain, leader of the group, said "Trouble's the last thing we want," but he named a committee of three to inform the real assembly's speaker, Dr. Marcus W. New-comb, that the mock assembly expected to be given the privilege of the floor tonight. Mrs. Frances Robie Dies Saturday Night Mrs. Francis Robie, 4fi, born at Wintcrset, Iowa, Nov. 26. 1H89, died at the Albany General hospital at 9 p. m. Saturday, April 25. She had spent most of her life in her native state and two years at Poison, Mont., before coming to Albany in 1932. She was married to Frank D. Robie at Vancouver, Wash., in August 1932. She was a member of the Christian church. Beside her husband she is survived by a brother, Roy Putnam, of Poison. Mont., and a sister, Mrs. Charles Huston, of Wintcrset, la. Funeral services will be held from the Fisher-Braden funeral chapel Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Dr. M. M. Stocker, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, is to officiate. Interment will be in the Willamette park cemetery. BAY STATE TO fTEJJESDftf Platform of New Deal Takes Shape in F-D Talks LABOR SPLIT WATCHED Green Advises Aloofness; Lewis Urges Aiding Roosevelt Bv United Press The outline of the new deal's 1938 platform began to emerge today as voters prepared to vote in presidential primaries in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania tomorrow. Bit by bit. President Roosevelt has roughed in the platform outline, adding the latest touches in his New York City address Saturday night. . Principal planks in the 1936 platform included work week limitations, minimum wages, stabilized employment and an effort to raise wofking ago minimums and lower maximums; national approach to economic . and social problem, wider income distributions and maintenance of policies increasing price levels. F-D Opposed The Pennsylvania primary tomorrow will match for the first time President Roosevelt and his anti-new deal opponent Col. Henry Brcckenridge on the democratic preferential ballot. Sen. William E. Borah is the only entry in the republican presidential poll. In Massachusetts voters will bo afforded an opportunity to write in their presidential preferences but no names of candidates will be carried on the ballot. Delegates for the republican and. democratic conventions will be named. Labor Split Eyed Another political development accentuated the split between President William Green of the American Federation of Labor and President John L. Lewis of the United Mine Workers. Green issued a warning to state and local A. F. of L. organizations to stand aloof from partisan politics until the "occasion seems appropriate." Green's advice was in direct conflict with that of Lewis who has pledged his union and its efforts to the candidacy of President Roosevelt. CHAMPOEG PARK PROGRAM TO PAY FOUNDERS HONOR Founders' day will be observed at historic Champoeg park in un elaborate program on Saturday of this week under the auspices of the Sons and Daughters of Oregon Pioneers. The all day program will include a big basket dinner ut noon. Governor Charles H. Martin is expected to be an honored guest and other state officials are to attend. Schools, churches and civic bodies will be represented, according to Milton A. Miller, chairman of the Champoeg park board. C. A. Howard, superintendent of public instruction is to deliver the main address. The Salem high school band of 40 members is to furnish the music. School children will plant an elm trees in honor of Tabitha Browns, a pioneer school teacher. Community singing will be led by Dr. H. C. Eply of Salem. Contributions to the program from Portland will include presentation of a state flag to the park by the Portland chamber of commerce and a number of bird houses from the schools of Portland. Austin F. Flegel will give a short address on "The . Meaning of Champoeg." As Miss Oregon, Betty Lou Stewart will assist with the program and receive guests. Mrs. Mary A. Medill of Bcaverlon is to play a solo on a dulcimer brought to Oregon in 1855. Prominent pioneers of the state are to be guests of honor. The general public is Invited to attend. In addition to Mr. Miller, C. P. Bishop of Salem, a former Linn county man, and W. L. Jackson of Albany arc members of the park board appointed by Governor Martin. Zioncheck Conviction Review Is Refused Washington, April 27. The United States court of appeals for the District of Columbia today declined to review a police court conviction of Rijd. Marion T. Zioncheck, D Wash., who was ined Sift on a charge of being drunk und disorderly last New V....-'., .1.... Zioncheck was arrestud, wlnWJ at a telephone switcntK).$r in an apartment house where he allegedly was rousing occupants whiln the rfUMilnr miprnlir utm out of Sight. in Saint Quentin With Crew of 29 Last Reported During Night RADIO ROOM FLOODED Rescue Vessels Doubtful of Reaching Ship in Time New York, April 27. Two great ocean liners, the Washington and the Bremen, fought mountainous wavos and gales today as they sought the freighter San Quentin, which reported last night that it was in distress approximately 600 miles east of Newfoundland. Great fear was felt for the safety of the Saint Quentin's crew of 29 since nothing was heard from the ship after it sent an appeal for assistance, reporting its steering apparatus damaged and its radio cabin flooded. Hie Washington, nearest of the two rescue ships, expected to reach the vicinity of the Saint Quentin early this afternoon but because, of the apparent failure of the Saint Quentin's radio there was no assurance the Washington could find the distressed vessel at once. , 2 More in Distress Meantime, two other freighters. crippled by the same southwest, gale that struck the Saint Quen-! tin, seemed certain of riding out the storm. The Polish liner Pilsudski raced to the aid of the Swedish freighter, Ivanhoe, but then proceeded to New York when the Ivanhoe said that despite rudder trouble it could await the arrival of tugs. It ! previously reported itself in dis- tr The British" f7efgh"teFRush Pool j reported itself in distress 500 miles southwest of the Saint Quen-1 tin s position but the Rush Fool s master did not ask for assistance. CADE ELECTED BY SOIL SAVERS OF ALBANY DISTRICT Leslie Cade, living on R.F.D. No. 1, Albany, was named permanent chairman of the soil conservation committee for the Albany district, at a meeting of farmers living in this territory, held at the court house in Albany Saturday afternoon. At the meeting was 87 farmers who also selected Noah Shelby of the Knox Butte district os vice-chairman, Lawrence Compton as third member and Floyd Fisher as alternate. ' . This was the ninth such meeting ' a "ries of 11 to be held throughout the county. The tenth and c-ieventh will be tonight and tomorrow night at Brownsville and Sweet Home hespoctively. At Lyons Friday night Albert Julian was named premanont district chairman, A. D. Scott, vice-chairman and Jack Johnson, third committee member, with W. B. Bassctt as alternate. At this meeting were 36 farmers. Pair Charged With Theft of Mohair Jack Frost and Joseph Salsbury were in the Linn county jail today in default of $500 bond each after the two had been arraigned before Judge Olliver in justice court late Saturday, each on a charge of larceny from a building, on which they were arrested at Monmouth by state police. The charges involve the alleged theft of four bags of mohair from the Senders warehouse here last Thursday, Frost and Salsbury, who live at Independence, are accused of having sold the mohair to a Suver buyer for $58. When the two men indicated that they wished services of counsel. Judge Olliver continued their hearing and fixed bail. Sals-bury is on parole from a sentence imposed upon him last winter after he had been convicted on a charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Pass Clearing Work Due to Start Soon Salem, Ore., April 27. J. N. Bishop, state highway department maintenance engineer, said today work of opening Hogg Pass on the Santiam highway would start ""as soon as possible" and that the Bend-Eugene route would be open May 15 if the forest service's Clear LakCffoad is free of snow by then. A Bishop said heudid not know-when snow plowwould be put to work on the Santiam or where the equipment, would come from. R. H. Baldocff state highway engineer, is in Phoenix, Ariz., for a week. FREIGHTER AT Casualties Said Heavy as All Types Warfare Are Employed FALL EXPECTED SOON Motorized Column Quits Dessye for March to Addis Ababa Rome, April 27. Italians hava almost encircled Sasa Baneh, key position on the eastern Ethiopian front, and are locked in battls with the fiercely resisting army of Ras Nasibu, official dispatches from General Rodolfo Graziani's general headquarters said today. Every type of warfare from aerial bombardment to hand to . hand fighting with the bayonet is proceeding. Casualties are believed heavy on both sides. The Italians, moving in parallel columns up the caravan roads from the south, have hemmed in Sasa Baneh from the south, east and west. Bayonets Used Early today the column of General Agostini took Bullaleh, on the right flank, and completed the investiture of the group of water wells called Sasa Baneh, key. to the Italian objective the Harar-Jijiga .line and the Addis Abata-Djibouti railway. Soon afterward the troops of General Frusci's vanguard effected contact with the strong field . fortifications of Sasa Baneh itself. Frusci's men took Hamalei, important pivotal point in the advance network of Sasa Baneh'ss fortifications, by storm with the bayonet and then resumed their advance on Sasa Baneh proper. " Among the casualties were two volunteers from abroad.- Their names were not mentioned.. Counter Attack Falls The sixth battalion of Frusci's division, Somali natives, lost 40 per cent of its effectives.. Two white officers were among the killed. General Agostini's division captured Gum Agado on the right flank, in a battle in which the Ethiopians last 600 killed . or wounded. None surrendered unhurt, and no unwounded warrior was left. Tht Italians killed one by one, with the bayonet, numerous snipers in the caves, trees and holes dug in the ground. On the Italian left, the troops of General Verne occupied the whole Daggah Modo area west of Sasa Baneh after heavy fighting in which the Ethiopians counter attacked in great force, but vainly- : . The three main columns, according to the official dispatches,, had lost 11 white officers killed and 17 wounded, and about 730 white and native troops killed or wounded. Advance on Capital Italian General Headquarters, Dessye, Ethiopia, April 27. A gigantic motorized column, one of the most formidable assembled In the entire war, moved southward today on the Imperial highway to Addis Ababa. Not alone the Impressive size of the column but the record number of white Italian troops included, made it appear certain this advance was the final one with which Marshol Pictro Ba-doglio intends to end the war on the northern front, before the heavy rains begin in June. The consolidation of the front lit Dessye, in preparation ' for the drive, has outdone in rapidity and extent anything done in the campaign. Timber Land Owners Will Get Warnings Salem, Ore., April 27. State Forester J. W. Ferguson planned today to notify all owners of timber and fire hazard lands whose forest patrol assessments are delinquent for one or more years that they will be held responsible for any fires which may occure on their lands. An opinion from Attorney-General Van Winkle supported Ferguson's plan. "While the giving of such notice will not add anything to the liability of such owners, either under the statutes or the common law," the attorney-general said, "it would have a tendency to promote observance of the laws relating to fire protection." , ; NAMES CAUSE CONFUSION Attention has been called to the fact t0nt Robert Torrance who last week was cojvicted in justice court here on a robbery charge, is not Bobbie, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Torrance of Albany. The confusion of names, according to the parents, has caused misunderstandings. SAA BA Minority Leader Claims Congress ' Kept in WorkbyF-D Washington, April 27. Rep. Bertrand H. Snell focused the republican attack on the administration's $803,000,000 tax bill today with a biting charge that the measure would destroy many "small and struggling" business organizations. Climaxing a series of speeches criticizing the measure as a "farce" and a blow at business, Snell went down the line in assailing new deal activities, especially in' regard to huge relief expenditures. Snell characterized the bill as a "direct threat to employment" and asserted that the administration is running on a "hit-or-miss" financial program. Definite Program Needed "The most urgent need of the . country today,' he said, "is a definite and positive financial program for the federal government a program which will signalize the end of the New Deals spending joy-ride. The. florid faced minority leader unleascd his attack after convoking his party members into their first confep'nee of session to discuss, the tax bill at 8 P-m- ' . ... He asserted that "everybody" in the house knows that the" New Deal is not spending the "taxpayers' money wisely or economically" and accused the administration of "foolish boondoggling and extravagant and wuslelul" projects. . - Congress in Dark "I have made up my mind, long since, that I will not vote for any new taxes for these national planners to waste, throw away, or use lor purely political purposes," he said. Snell said the New Deal has appropriated the "stupendous sum" of $32,075,000,000 since inauguration and it will "have taken $1,-250,000 from every family in the United Slates" including those on relief. ' "Has it been worth $1,250 out of our pocket to have Mr. Roosevelt in office during these, four years?" he demanded He charged the administration never presented congress with a "true and honest picture" of the federal fiscal situation. FIRST ATTEMPT TO ESCAPE ALCATRAZ FATAL FOR CONVICT v' San Francisco, April 27. Joe Bowers, Alcatraz federal prison convict, was killed today in what was the first attempt on record to escape from the American Devil's Island prison. i Bowers took the "long chance", of skirting the wall, dropping into San Francisco bay, and swimming the more than a mile of swift San Francisco bay currents this morning. , Guards on the wall saw him leap and scramble down the side of the cliff. Trained by constant tar-l get practice for just such.emer-j gencies they opened fire"- I The 40-year-old convict rolled part way down the cliff and fell into the water, j . , 1 ;". Club Work Leaders' Receive Instructions Members of the Linn County 4-H Club Leaders' association, composed of 4-H club leaders in all parts of the county, underwent practice judging instruction at the city hall here Saturday afternoon under tutelage of Helen Cowgill, home economics specialist from Oregon State college, and assistant 4-H club leader. Participating were 30 leaders. Instruction was confined to judging home economics articles and materials, to facilitate selection by leaders of home economics judging teams for competitive judging during the coming season. The leaders were required to judge such articles which were provided at the meeting. This meeting brought to an emQi four-day visit by J!'55 Cow-gilLn Linn county. du.Hrig which shtCjjntacted 20 home economics 4-H clubs and talked to 483 youthful members, advising them on completion of their respective club projects. Fred Hammond, Portland, hat bean elected president of the Associated Studenti of the University of Oregon for the coming year. JERSEY S TO BE n Tuesday, May 26, has been selected as the dale of the annual Iinn-Benton Jersey Cattle club Jersey jubilee and livestock show, which will be conducted in the Corvallis city park on Mary's river. The date was designated and the scene selected Saturday at a meeting of the Linn-Benton club, held at the Albany Chamber of Commerce headquarters. At the meeting a tentative outline of the program was discussed, and it was decided that judging would start at 10 a. m. J. R. Jones, professor of animal husbandry at Oregon State college, was tentatively selected as judge of exhibits, and it was announced that T. R. Warren, field representative of the American Jersey Cattle club, will assist: with the conduct of the show. The club decided again this year to make provision for a 4-H club Jersey exhibition division, which was instituted ut the Albany show last year. Permission was granted to the Benton county 4-H clubs to maintain a booth at which refreshments will be sold, proceeds to be used for 4-H club activities. Prizes for the 1030 jubilee show winners will be provided by Corvallis merchants, through the Corvallis Chamber of Commerce, which will also provide meat und coffee for a Jioon luncheon, to which the participating breeders will bring the remainder of the food, it was announced by William Avcrill, Benton county ugent, who attended the meeting as the official Chamber of Commerce representative. Further discussion and program arrangements will take place at a Jersey club meeting to be held at 8 p. m. May 18 ut Oakville, it was decided Saturday. Presiding at the meeting here was Ray For-ster, Tangent, president of the Linn-Benton club. It was explained today that selection of Corvallis as the scene of the 1936 jubilee Is in accordance with an understanding that the annual shows of the Linn-Benton club shall alternate between Albany and Corvallis. Broken Neck Fatal To Buried Miner Grants Pass. Ore., April 27. Harold Spiker died Sunday of a broken neck after he had been rescued from a cave-in at the Joker mine. Suiker was buried under 25 feet of earth and debris for several hours until five miners from the Oriole mine and 20 CCC workers from Rand Camp dug him out. AUNTHET BY ROBERT QUILLEN "I believe in the S. P. C. A. all right, but Id rather see somebody start a Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to People." tCoprridit, H5I. PublUhen Sn4leU) 0 HOW MAY AT Tacoma. Wash., April 27. The nation-wide, year-long search for William Mahan, wanted for the kidnaping of nine-year-old George Weyerhaeuser of Tacoma, today shifted back to the region of the crime. He first was reported from Wenatchce, Wash., where a filling station attendant identified photographs of Mahan as those of a man who stopped at his station late Saturday and left hurriedly after hearing an announcement over a radio in his car.. The attendant said Mahan was accom panied by two other men and all were heavily armed. Lewiston, Mont., April 27. A week's search through two states for William Mahan, Weyerhaeuser kidnaper, apparently had ended today with the arrest of Woodrow Lambert, of Clakston, Wash. Lambert was arrested at Grass Range, 33 miles east of here, late last night by Sheriff Guy 1 ul-lock, and city police and State Highway Patrolman Joe Young. The arrest followed a report from Roundup, Mont., that a man identified as Malum had earlier in the day purchased gasoline and then hud driven away without paying for it. The man was driving a durk-colorcd Buick sedan. "Lambert has been identified as the man who last week abandoned a wrecked coupe in Billings, stole another car and later robbed a garage in Laurel, Mont," Sheriff Tullock said today. F-D to Return to . Capital on Tuesday Hyde Park, N. Y., April 27. President Roosevelt will spend u quiet day at his Dutchess county home today. At midnight he will return to much unfinished business awaiting his attention. On his return to the capitul, the president was expected to examine the reactions to his address in New York City Saturday night in which he put forth a bid for reelection on the pledge of higher wages, shorter hours, and better homes. ing of the nation." Soil and water problems should be treated not separately, but as one, Wallace said. "Soil and water are running off much of our farm land at an accelerated and alarming rate," he said. "The job of holding swollen rivers within bounds of safety has become steadily more expensive and difficult. Dredges are working overtime on our navigable rivers. "These are not isolated phenomena, but linked parts of a natural process, which we have aggravated by misuse and carelessness and allowed to get out of hand." Wallace said he did not mean to imply that flood control work such as levies, spillways, rip-rapping and impounding reservoirs could be dispensed with or minimized. He contended, however, that the run-off of water from farm land "need not be as savagely excessive as it is now." Slowing down the run-offiipstream, he said, "means thift defense against raging water need not be, so exclusively as now, a matter of building masonary and earth defenses, downstream higher and higher," IATC Roosevelt Pledges Aid in Conserving Water Supply Washington, April 27. President Roosevelt today pledged the National Rivers and Harbors Congress that his administration would deal with the problem of control and conservation of water resources on a national basis. At the same time. Secretary of Agriculture Henry A. Wallace advanced a program to prevent land misuse as a necessary adjunct to flood control and prevention. In a letter read at a luncheon meeting of ti.e congress, the president said: "The recent devastating floods have have given tragic emphasis to the problem which faces all those agencies dealing with the control and conservation of the nation's water resources. "The entire problem is a national one and should be dealt with on a national basis. "I have every hope and expectation that progress towards its (Solution will be advanced as a result of the forthcoming delibera tions of the 31st annual meeting j at the National Rivers and Harbors congress. I send the con- , gress my hearty felicitations with all good wishes for the success of j itsQlcliberation j on a problem of suai vital import to the well be-l 5)

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