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FULL LEASED WIRE Cnltod Pnu Senlee Complete County, State, Nation 1 and World News the day It happena. Serving all Linn County. Classified Ads , ! Reach nearly 4,000 homes dally, and are eagerly read. If you have any wants ihey will pay. Telephone 15 mi m The Albany Democrat-Herald, Vol. LXIX, No. 256 ALBANY, LINN COUNTY, OREGON, FRIDAY, MAYS, 1936 The Albany Herald, Vol. LXI, No. 246 .in .in Mgg 1 1 ' i-MggS',"" 1 1 ,., 'II' I' .,iiBaaSCaaaaaaaaMaaJamaaitalmaSaaanC NEAR1NG AMERICAN COAST PARIS BOURSE CURTAILS TRADE HOLDS IMPERIAL EXILES REACH JERUSALEM IRAN ALSEA BRIDGE COMMUNITIES FGATIDNS OR GUARDS TO RIOTERS CURB WILL VIE FOR T Rural Musical Groups to Give Program at 8 at Armory CHOIR EVENT IS SET Local Church Singers to Appear Sunday at 3 O'clock Two cups will be at stake tonight when musical talent from rural communities of Linn county competes at the Albany armory, Lural Burggraf, Linn county sic week chairman, announced today. The event, scheduled for 8 p.m. will be one of the major local Music week features, and will be the occasion of a program of vocal and instrumental numbers in which representatives of not less than nine communities and granges will vie. Competing numbers will be limited to three from each grange or community, and each community will be restricted to 10 minutes, Durggraf said. Putnam to Preside GUPS 11 f Jilt' ,. J WSt 7, . - asst. rf'T Miiiiii?ifaym'-T -?ito.T-v.T-,.,. ,-, -wig flic Himlt'ithiiru tn larlrilrlrhhrn hnntznr. Hindenburg Due to Reach New York Saturday Morning twecn New York and the Virginia Radical Chamber Victory Causes Heavy Loss in Gold Supply Paris, May 8. The Paris bourse today suspended future dealings in foreign exchange. The move was taken in a desperate effort to check the rush away from the franc by French nationals who fear early devaluation and a general upset in business when the "popular front" chamber of deputies goes into office on June 1. This was the second drastic step taken in the last few days to halt a gold exodus that has been cutting deeply into French gold reserves. For the week ended May 1, the Bank or France lost around 577,-000,000 in gold. A larger amount has been engaged for shipment abroad since then, experts estimate. STATE'S Salem, Ore., May 8. A $50,000 state-wide short wave radio sys tem for the state police, highway department and forestry service was virtually approved today. C. C. Hockley, Portland, state PWA director, said he was ready to accept the state's application for a $22,500 grant for the project. The federal communications commission in Washington, D. C, has already assigned a wove length of 1706 kilocycles to the state, but must yet approve plans for con struction of each of the 14 broad casting stations. HJocklcy said work would have to start June au and oe iinisnea by Pec. 15. Highway department engineers were ready to rush their plans to completion to start construction by the deadline. Four 100-watt stations would be built in Salem, La Grande, Klam ath Falls and Bend. Three 50-watt loeiitlofis would be' The "Dalles Roseburg and Burns, seven Hi watt stations have been assigned to Astoria, Coquillc, Grant Pass, Pendleton, Baker, Eugene and Multnomah, just south of Port land. Ten 10-watt mobile sets would be placed on highway snowplows and maintenance equipment in storm areas for ' communication with headquarters while roads are being cleared. The number of receiving sets to be bought for automobiles of the three depart ments has not been decided. Mason Funeral Is Held on Thursday Funeral services were held yesterday afternoon in the First Presbyterian church for Miss Flora Mason, a prominent resident of Albany for many years, before a large audienco, assembled to pay their tribute of respect. Dr. M. M. Stockcr, Dr. Wallace Howe Lee and Dr. D. V. Poling officiated. Music was furnished by the Albany college male quartet; Mrs. Lyle Bain violin; Fred Neal, organist and Mrs. Marvel Hickman, in a vocal solo. Interment was made in the family plot in the Masonic cemetery. The floral committee consisted of Mrs. W. A. Woodward, Mrs. A. B. Coates, Mrs. I. A. McDowell, Mrs. Mary Ralston, Mrs. W. H. Davis, Mrs. Charily Hawkins, Mrs. Anna Hunt, Mrs. E. F. Fortmiller, Mis. Bertha Sox, Mrs. P. A. Young and Mis. G. E. Fortmiller. The honorary pallbearers were Owen Beam. F. H. Pfeiffer, J. C. Irvine. I. A. McDowell. W. L. Marks, Fred Fortmiller and William Bain. The active pallbeaters were W. A. Woodward, George Engstrom, A. C. Stellmacher, P. A. Young, C. C. Bryant and Dr. Thomas W. Bibb. RADIO PLAN NEARSOK The entertainment has been arranged by committeemen representing the respective rural communities and granges, in addition to a committee on local arrangements composed by Burggraf, Mrs. Jane Thomas, Blanche Cohen and Glenn Taylor, and a county committee which has been planning the affair for the last month. Rex Putnam, Albany superintendent of schools, will preside at tonight's event. The program announced in this p newspaper earlier in the week will be carried out, Chairman Burggraf said, and Halsey premises to be a strong contender for the cup which that community won last year. , Likewise the Santiam Central entry is reputedly among the probable leading contenders. Sunday Service at 3 Sunday will mark the close of Music week observance in Albany. At 3 p.m. that afternoon in tlie Methodist church the combined church choirs of the town will appear in the following program: Processional, combined choirs. "Send Out Thy Light." Gounod, by the United Presbyterian Junior choir, directed by Miss Cohen. "Three Cheers for Mother," Ran-ler, by the Grace Mennonite male quartette. , "Welcome, Happy Morning," Stults, by the Baptist choir, directed by Mr. Burggraf. Hymn "Fairest Lord Jesus," with the obbligato solo part sung by Mrs. Clyde Williamson. "There is the Kingdom," Gaul, by the First Presbyterian church DEDICATION! BE Governor Hails Opening to Mean Great Day for Oregon EXPECT BIG CROWD Coose Bay Span Ready; to Be Opened for Use on Sunday Salem, Ore., May 8. Governor Martin hailed "a great day" for Oregon today in the opening tomorrow of the Alsea bay bridge at Waldport on the scenic coast highway. The governor, Mrs. Martin nnd Chief Justice J. U. Campbell of the state supreme court were to leave the capitol this afternoon to spend the week-end at the coast for the bridge celebration. Mrs. Martin will dedicate the structure, and the governor will be the principal speaker at the cere- ony. "These five coast bridges will spread" the fame of Oregon all over the nation," the governor said. I his is surely a great day for Oregon." Yaquina bay terry at Newport will run all night Saturday for the convenience of crowds attending the Alsea bridge dedication, R. H. Baldock, state highway engineer, said today. State police will be on hand to direct traffic and the highway de partment has made arrangements ror adequate parking space at Waldport. according to Baldock. The dedication is the first to be held for the five new coast high way bridges, although the Alsea span is the third to be completed. Coos Bridge Ready Sunday Srtlenv J0ro. -May 8.-Tbe Coos Bay bridge, longest and costliest of the five coast highway structures. should be opened to traffic at 7 a. m. Sunday, W. A. Reeves, office engineer of the state highway commissions bridge department, said today. . ' 15 SENIORS WILL GET DEGREES AT COLLEGE JUNE 2 Fifteen Albany college sen iors will receive graduation diplomas June 2, at the institution's commencement exercises, it was announced today from the office of the administration. Dr. J. Hudson Ballard, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, Portland, will give the main address. Bachelor of arts degrees will be received by the following: James O. Arthur, Albany; John E. Bryant, Albany; Wilma A. Diek, Portland; Asa I.orenso Lcwelling, Albany; Ida Elaine Lylo, Seattle; Isa-belle Caroline Mcl.eod, Gaston; Bernlce Olive Morton, Lebanon; Fred W. Neal, Vancouver, Wash.; James Ralston, Albany; Kuo-Ying Mary Shiu, Portland; Howard Ernest Waterbury, Portland. : Those to receive bachelor of science degrees are: Romeyne Elbert Adams, Corvullis;- Randolph J. Gailher. La Center, Wash.; Arthur George Miller, Corvallis; and William Thomas Hare, Portland. Upon completion of summer school work, three additional members of Iho class will receive rigerees. they arc: Jack Nichols, I'rincville. B. S.; Leone Soubiron, Albany, A. B.; and Lucy Richard son. Portland, A. B. Due to late examinations in the University of Oregon Medical school. Portland, the names of Wil-lard Roley, Albany and Franklin Wilkins, Portland, three year stu dents at Albany college now in the medical school attendance will appear on the class role for next year. AUNT HET BY ROBERT QUILLEN "I don't go to amateur performances. Settin' ond sufferin' in sympathy with sufferin' martyr ain't my idea of entertain- (Coprrifht, till, FublUtMn IraOeaU) Til UP UNDER ALL II Kidnaper Expected to Be Arraigned Saturday or Monday INSISTS INNOCENCE Weyerhaeuser Boy May Be Asked to Identify His Captor Tacomn, Wash.. Mav 8. With William Mnhan, accused Weyerhaeuser kidnaper, past his first day under heavy . guard, indications were this afternoon he would plead not guiltywhen- arraigned Satur day or Monday. . . Relays-of federal bureau of investigation men took turns questioning him last night and today, but made no announcement of a confession. U. S. District Attorney J. Charles Dennis said it appeared' doubtful that Mahan would be arraigned today before Federal Judge E. E. Cushman on the kidnaping on extortion charges. Arraignment days in federal, court ordinarily are Saturdays and Mondays, although that procedure might be broken In Mahan's case. George Weyerhaeuser, victim of ' the kidnap plot hatched by Mahan and Mr. and Mrs. Harmon M. W-ley, had not been called to identify Mahan as yet, it' was believed, It the kidnaper continues to deny he was implicated in the crime, the youth may be taken to confront him. . Washington, May 8. An indication that the next major field of the federal government's G-men would be the shadowy connections . between dishonest politicians and the underworld was seen today in the- 4uWuurtV : Announcement of -J." Edgar Hoover that only- one of - tba kidnapers whd harrassed the nation for over three years, remains at large. Hoover, director of the federal bureau of investigation, pressed" a federal round-up of all persons who have harbored or aided fugitives from - federal justice, while his agents rushed the two newest public enemies captured by his department, William Mahan and Harry Campbell, to justice. Remaining at large was Thomas H. Robinson, Jr., kidnaper of Mrs. Alice Speed Stohl of Louisville, who has retained his liberty so far only because he has no underworld connections and is an expert female impersonator. JUSTICE JURY IS SAID DEADLOCKED AFTER 24 HOURS Portland, Ore., May 8. A jury deliberating the fate of Jack Bernard Justice, charged with the first degree murder of W. Frank Akin, former state investigator, was still deadlocked today after more than 24 hours of deliberation. Late last night the jury asked Judge John P. Winter to read -to it the testimony of Peggy and Larry Puulos. state witnesses, and of Justice. Judge Winter told the jury to resume deliberations and if it still wanted the testimony he would rule on it today, but the jury did not return to court tins morning to renew its request. . HOCKLEY CONFIRMED Washington, May 8. The senate today confirmed Claude C. Hockley to be state director o public works administration in Oregon. hotel on Mission street, directly across the street from the post-office building where the G-man headquarters . are, identified the much-sought kidnaping suspect as the "B. H. Cole" who signed her register tn a shaky hand at 1 a. m. Thursday, asking for the "cheapest room you have" and handing her a dollar for a 50-cent room. ' The man carried a suitcase and a bulky brief case. He left the hotel about 10 a. m. Thursday. She didn't see him go out, however. - Shortly after she discovered he had departed, three young men came to the place and questioned her about him. They went to the room assigned to him and searched it. she said. Trfe search might have been immediately before or right after Mahan's capture. Most stories about the actual capture were that Mahan was , sunning himself on the running board of a gray Chevrolet sedan in an empty lot on Russ street (PIM Turn to Fan Two) ' NIGHT QUIZZING British Troops Pay Honor to Fa I len King and Family Jerusalem. May 8. Emperor Haile Selassie and the exiled Ethiopian imperial family arrived here today from Haifa where they were put ashore from the British cruiser Enterprise as political refugees seeking asylum in Palestine. The fallen king of kings no langer the Conquering Lion of Ju-dah was taken in as a guest at the King David hotel pending arrangements for a more permanent residence. British troops received the negus as an honored guest. Lieut., Gen. Sir Arthur Wauchope, high commissioner to Palestine, made arrangements to receive the imperial refugees in accordance with the official British view that although he abandoned his country to. Italian occupation he remains a sovereign.. , HITLER PLANS London. May 8. Great Britain, in a questionnaire of historic importance to Adolf Hitler, asked him whether he now considers Germany to be in a position to conclude "genuine treaties," it was disclosed today. The question, in a note calculat ed to conciliate Germany rather than antagonize her, was a direct invitation to Hitler to say frankly and formally whether he con siders nazi Germany to be on an equal status with other powers. Hitler's reason for violating the Versailles treaty and for denouncing the Locarno treaty by reoccupying the demilitarized Rhineland zone was, he said, that Germany did not negotiate those, treaties as an equal. The questionnaire, presented to Baron- Konstantin von Neuialh,- German foreign minister yester day by Sir Eric Phipps, British ambassador, was published today as a foreign office "white paper. Its potential importance to all Europe was shown at once. It asked Hitler his attitude on "the remaining operative clauses of the Versailles treaty." This was designed to bring a statement about Hitler's view of the colonies which Germany lost after the war. Indicating a wish to know whether Hitler aims to place all neighboring countries under the reich's roof, Great Britain asked: "A distinction is apparently drawn between the reich and the German nation. The question is. really, whether Germany now considers the point reached at which she can signify she recog' nizes and intends to respect the existing territorial and political status of Europe, except in so far as it might subsequently be modi fied by free negotiation. Next Germany is asked wheth er sue is ready to include an agreement tor limitation of air forces in her proposed mutual aerial defense treaty for western huropean treaties. ine questionnaire expresses gratification that Germany is ready to conclude non-aggression pacts with France and Belgium and possibly the Netherlands. It notes that the German govern ment had expressed its willingness tnat tne pacts "should be accom panied by treaties of guarantee DEMOS RAfK vnncK I Omaha, Neb.. May 8. Nebraska democrats gave their unqualified support today to Sen. George W. Norris. liberal republican, and asked him to seek re-election as ian independent. Unemployment This situation is being studied in an effort to improve the fiscal set up of the industry without any new government financial aid. No legislation on this subject is contemplated at the present ses sion orcongress, he said. Regarding housing. Mr. Roose-velt said building of homes is pick' ing up for the higher income groups. However, a S2.500 house for use of low salaried families has not yet been invented, he declared Mr. Roosevelt said during his t discussion with t-hryslcr. that he asxed tne automobile manulaC' turer how much it would cost a private machine shop to buildaan automobile such as some manufacturers sell for S600. Mr. Chrysler told the president the cost would be at least $3,500. Mr. Roosevelt Evlied this ex ample to the housing industry, pointing out that there will be no possibility of providing homes for the low income groups until the housing industry is placed on a mass production basis similar to TA ASKS Italians Expect Foreign Nations to Leave Land to Italy GERMAN PAYS CALL Graziani's TrooDS Move Into Harar, Negus Birthplace Addis Ababa, May 8. Several foreign legations, including the American, sent messages today to the Italian high command asking for armed guards to protect legation property against rioters. Troops were sent by Marshal Pietro Badoglio, Italian command er in chief, with nistructions to clean out all armed bands in the legation district. ' Meanwhile the German minister called officially on Badoglio. His action was considered tantamount to official German recognition of the colonial status of Ethiopia s re lationship to Italy. The German minister is the only diplomat who has called officially on Badoglio. Observers understood that Italy expects foreign diplomats to leave the country soon and thus make it exclusively Italian territorry. The city faces an acute food shortaeg. . Natives and foreigners are on short rations. Prices of food have doubled or trebled. Water is inadequate. Harar Occupied Rome. May 8. Gen. Rodolpho Graziams "hell on wheels columns are in full occupation of Harar, second city of Ethiopia, the war office announced today. The fall of Harar gives the Ital ians full control of southern and eastern Ethiopia .Graziani's col umns now are within less than half a day's -march, of Diredawa, stra tegic point on the Djibouti-Addis Ababa railroad. Harar ,once conquered and held by the Egyptians for many years, was the birthplace of Emperor Haile Selassie. CORRECTION AND REFORM DECLARED SCHOOL'S POLICY Correction and reformation rather than penalization consti tute the basic policy of the Oregon State industrial school, Sam Laughlin, superintendent of the school told, the Albany Rotary club at its meeting in the Albany hotel today. Mr. Laughlin said that this is in contrast to the practice of pre vious school administrations, and it is producing satisfactory re sults. 'Of course," the speaker said, "we cannot hope to restore all of the boys to society as normal members, but we are suceeding in the great majority of cases." It is by giving the boys re sponsibilities that inmates of the state school at Woodburn are most easily and surely reformed, Mr. Laughlin said. This is ac complished chiefly through the school's farming operations, he added, where every boy is given agricultural training. A result of this practice has been a widespread demand, now greater than can be aecommodat- Please Turn tp l'aa Twnl Stolen Goat Was Sold by Owner It was Mrs..W. K. Sheffield of Jefferson who got the goat of J A. Neumanr city dump tender, last Friday, but she got it honestly with his consent, and paid for it investigation by local police today revealed. When Mrs. Sheffield read that Neuman had reported the theft of one of his milk goats, she immediately told the police she had bought the animal, paying Neuman $6. When Chief of Police Chandler confronted Neuman with this statement today the dump manager scratched his head and "So that's how T came to have five dollars in my pocket that I couldn't account for.." Neuman said. He had entirely forgotten about the transaction. Southern Oregon Reports Meteor Grants Pas3, Ore., Mav 8. A brilliant meteor which lighted the sky was seen from all parts of southern Oregon last night. As in the case of all meteors it was apparent different directions front) various points. Bus drivers arriving here this morning said, however, that it ap peared to be between the stage which was just north of Roseburg and another bus which was at Canyonville. (Plfs Turn In Vnce Tmn BOURBONS DEFEAT GOP ATTEMPT TO CHANGE AID BILL Washington, May 8. The powerful house democratic majority beat down today the republican supported amendment to the relief deficiency bill designed to turn over relief administration to states under non-partisan boards. The vote was 103 to 33. The resounding riofoa In partisan proposal indicated that witr ,io,uuu.uuu renei-deficiency bill would weather amendments and be nnsspH nn In ,h Monday virtually in its present IUI 111. By Webb Miller (Copyright, 1936, br United Prriil Aboard Dirigible Hindenburg en route to the United States, May 8. The world's largest dlr- igible, the pride of nazi Germany, late today was coastin on the last leg of her maiden voyage to the United States. At 3 p.m. (EDT,) wo were ap; proximately 874 miles from New York and heading almost due west toward our destination at Lake-hurst, N. J. Our position was latitude 42.29 north, longitude 55.58 west and we were cruising at a speed of 03 knots. Since morning our course has changed definitely southwestward and at the present rate of prog-1 ress toward the American coast, i arrival over the New York area j was promised for early Saturday morning. Pending reports on .weather. conditions near shore, Command- or Hugo Eckencr was unable to say whether our first landfall in the United stales would be in 1 New England or farther south, be- I Students' Strike Ends in Victory Pullman, Wash., May 8. Thir ty-five hundred Washington State college students returned to their classes today to enjoy the fruits of their strike victory on student freedom, all 11 of their demands having been granted by the facul-, ty senate. Ending of the strike came last night after a 5-day sunless "battle." It was promised no disciplinary action would be taken against strike breakers, or against any of those who participated in the walkout. Ll'CKY MAN Monmouth, Ore., May 8. Ewing Sacre, 24, fell three stories from a scaffolding here yesterday and was unhurt. He struck a cross support about half way down which broke his fall, but didn I break any bones. From the Headlines By Deacon Richmond "Coast Bridges Will Soon Be Completed" We're going to miss the ferries, when the bridges are all done, for there was a slight adventure in just driving onto ont and 'twas just a ' little thrilling to take a water trip, thought one got a bit impatient, while he waited at the slip. We're going to miss the ferries, though 'twill "' slocd UP things Laf Hk a lot and were always in a hurry, though it's foolish, like as not. We straighten out the highways and destroy a lot of beauty, just to make the traffic faster, as though speed were man's first duty. We're going to miss the ferries, but we've done that right along; though we always thought we'd make it, we were most always wrong, for the gate was closed upon us and the-4"rry pullinQiut. We've always mfsscd the ferries. and we'll misshcm still, doubt. ' 1 i PITY I capes. Throughout the night we passed majestically, as safely as an ocean liner, through rnin and turbulent air currents but this morning we rode in banks of woolly clouds splotched with sunshine. Father Paul SchuUe, the flying priest, celebrated the first air mas III nisiury as wc ii-u uie xiiiuifii-burg pushing her blunt nose on toward our destination. It was after midnight when we struck the rain and the turbulent air currents. All we could see out side was our searchlight playing on the water. But the voyage has been so smooth and tranquil that even the vases of flowers on the tables nave not upset, and the water bottle in my room has not moved. Such a thing would be impossible in any other form of transport. The ship ducked a bit in the storm, and gave the passengers their second big thrill -the first was the sighting of the liner Staatcndam yesterday. Cosby Will Speak At Conner School H. E. Cosby, Oregon Stale col lego extension specialist who will shortly become head of the poultry departmental the college, will give a talk on the poultry industry in general and will answer questions at the meeting of the farmers poultry class in Hie Conner school Monday at 8 p. m.. It was an nounced today by J. F. Svinth, Albany high school Smith-Hughes instructor, who conducts the class. Svinth called attention today to the fact that Monday's session of the class will be the of the year, and that sessions will there after be suspended at least for the summer. ... During the nine sessions thus far held, Svinth said, the average attendance has been 17. all farmers who are interested in poultry production. Cosby, Svinth pointed out, has had 'j years of experience poultry extension specialist, and is probably the greatest poultry au thority in the state. Salmon Go Through Bonneville Canal Portland, Ore., May 8. Chinook salmon are passing through the Bonneville dam ship canal in large numbers, according to Hugh C. Mitchell, fish culturist for the state game commission. The fish have been milling about below the dam for scverai days but when engineers blasted away part of a causeway leading to the ship lock the salmon went through in large numbers in their migration to their native creeks to spawn. HITS FHONK rMM.K Wayne Safley reported to police last night that he had wrecked a telephone pole at Santiam road and Chicago street, and that the fallen wires were blocking traffic. The police took care of the traffic situation until the wires could'bc untanglerL and restored to position. SaflejQ'xplain-that he had just undergone treatment for his sinuses which had suddenly and temnurarily blinded him as he drofo) ulona the 'highway. F-D Eyes Industry Expansion G-Men Mum on Details of. How Mahan Was Captured As Cure for k Washington. May 8. President Roosevelt today outlined a new approach to the nation's unemployment problem, involving the expansion of certain industries which appear suited to extensive development. President Roosevelt revealed he had discussed this possibility with a number of leading industrialists, including Walter P. Chrysler, motor magnate, and Own D. Young. General Electric chairman. He suggested as two industrial expansion possibilities the railroad equipment Industry and hnncinc, ennctrnrtinn San Francisco, May 8. Wayne B. Listerman, the young G-man heading the San Francisco office of the federal bureau of investigation, said today that the capture here yesterday of Willium Dainard, alias William Mahan, Weyerhaeiv-er kidnaping suspect, was the result of the bureau's own investigation and not of a chance tip. Listerman wouldn't talk about the feat which wiped off the public enemy list a man who has been hunted persistently for almost a vear, who only this week became "Public Enemy No. 1" on the bureau's list -through the capture of Alvin Karpis. He rafxrra all questions to his chief, J. Kdgar Hoover, who made the original aifiouncement in Washington of Mahan's seizure. But from denials made by the 29-year-old San Francisco bureau chief and from information picked up by newspapermen, it was apparent Mahan was in San Francisco at least one night before his ini,tiirp ' A woman conducting a small The president indicated hope that by expansion of such industries a substantial number of the idle could be removed from government work relief rolls and placed back in private industry permanently. The president said study of rail equipment possibilities indicated that one difficulty is the fact that the present capital structure of the industry is such that rail equipment companies are having difficulty in meeting their fixed charge. the automobile industry.

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