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FULL LEASED WIRE United Prau Seirle Complci C inty, State, Natlon-1 and V -0 Nf wa the day It happrua. 6 - X all LIdd County. Classified Ada Reach nearly 4,000 homes dally, and are eagerly read. If you have any wants they will pay. , Telephone 15 The Albany Der -at-Herald, Vol. LXIX, No. 260 ALBANY, LINN COUNTY, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 1936 The Albany Herald, Vol. LXI, No. 250 IT'S SO FUNNY STILL IN DEEP WATER BEAUTY TO WED L 1NISTS MORGENTHAU I 1 V-.'-' .;- ' - --: .'..'V : ' - Representative Marion A. Zioncheck couldn't stand the monotony of reformed behavior promised when at Miami and splashed all over Porto Pico in his latest antics along with his wife. The honey mooners a-e shown during a ''quiet" period on the beach at Miami. , Playful Mr. Zioncheck Calls On Marines for Protection ity. -Avoided a challenge to a pistol duel, without seconds or cof ELISM IS HELP NEEDED Seminary Head Declares Saving of Souls Is Neglected 300 ATTEND PARLEY 'Communism' at Linfield Provokes Debate in Council More evangelism would safeguard the church from incursions of modernism and "those other things which we do not want," in the opinion of Dr. W. T. Milli-ken, president of the Northwest Baptist seminary, Portland, as expressed by him before the Oregon Baptist State convention here to-day. - '. President Milliken declared that mere orthodoxy is not enough to keep the church alive. "Too many people are busy waiting for the coming of the Lord that they don't have time to save souls," President Milliken said. Bible Word of God Regarding the creed of the seminary Dr. Milliken declared that there are two theories regarding the Bible. One, he said, is that it contains the word of God, and the . other that it "is the word ' of God." "We believe and teach that the Bible is the word of God," tho speaker asserted. This, he said, places the authority in the Bible itself, and not in the interpretations of the Bible which, may be as varied us there are interpreters. . President .Milliken said he considered It "an" Indictment 'of ' the church that In Portland he had found approximately half ' thc professing Christians he has met are not members of any church, Seminaries Diminish. ;' "We believe in going out and saving souls," thc seminary president said, and he assured the assembled Baptists that this is the seminary's major purpose. Controversies over theological questions, he asserted, arc weakening to the church. Thc seminary is now training more than 50 young people in ministerial and evangelical work, President Millikan said. Among this group are representatives of nine denominations, due, he said, to the fact that thc number oC available seminaries has greatly diminished. 300 In Attendance According to the treasurer's report the Oregon convention received $24,442.75 last year and current expenses were $24,144.31, Book value of convention property was given as $181,058, and net capital investment was reported as $132,548.58, representing a shrinkage of $3,013.78 during the, last year. Attending the convention are nearly 300 delegates from all over the state. Attendance at today's sessions, held in the local Baptist church, exceeded 300. A nominating committee was selected today to prepare and offer a list of names for voting at the annual conference election, planned tomorrow morning. President Millikcn's talk today followed another on Evangelism In Christian education by Dr. T. H. Hagen, director of Christian education. Convention delegates were welcomed last night by Rev. Elmer Junker, pastor of the host church, Albany, to whom a response waa given by Dr. H. J. Maulbctsch, president of the convention. Tho address of the evening was given by Dr. M. D. Eubank, who discussed in detail missionary work In China. Communion Charged Linfield college came in for extensive discussion at thc session ot thc Oregon Council of Baptist Men at the United Presbyterian church yesterday afternoon when Dr. J. E. Conant. evangelist. exDressed dis- ! satisfaction with resolutions passed at the youth conference held on the Linfield campus March 1. "One of those resolutions was definitely communistic," Dr. Conant said of a resolution which dealt with social and industrial changes. Neither socialism nor communism has any place in the church, the speaker said, declaring that "socialism is nothing but communism with a shave and a haircut." The care and deliberation with which those resolutions were drawn up "Indicated to me that they originated in the classroom," Dr. Conant said. He also criticized a resolution advocating a liberalized attitude toward amusements and another regarding pacifism. Sympathy Asked - "Those young people seem to have the idea that they can stop war with the Prince of Peace cast out." Dr. Conant charged. Ralph En nis, Xenia, Ohio, fresh- (PImm Tun t rasa Two) EM SAVE CHURCHES 4 ADDED FUNDS PWA Approves Additional Loan of $27,000 for Projects PLANS ARE ALTERED Three More Rooms to Be Provided for High School Work Adequate furniture and couip-menl for the new Albany school plant is assured by the granting of an additional loan of $27.0(53 bv the public works administration, it was announced todoy by Dan Brenneman. school clerk, who received word yesterday that the new loan has been approved. The word came from the federal emergency corporation headquarters in Portland. Application for the additional loan was made last February, due to the Tact that the funds previously available were sufficient only for buildings, and were inadequate for much of the furniture and equipment essential to completion of the plant, the clerk said. Three Rooms Added Until the loan addenda was granted the district was faced with probable necessity of financing the necessary additional purchases without federal aid, according to Mr. Brenneman. As it is the dis trict will bear only 55 per cent of the cost. Inasmuch as the government had previously authorized a loan of $09,000. the total of government funds to be used in construction of the three local schools , will be $120,000. or 45 per cent of their total cost, ...including equipment. This total is $2R0,063. according to the school clerk. This includes $34,000 in cash which the district had on hand. Need for the loan arises from the necessity of eliminating nearly nil of the alternative proposals in the plans when the contracts for construction were let. the school; clerk explained. Furthermore al-j terations in the plans have provided for three additional classrooms I in the high school building, one! over the heating plant and two in another extension, both adjoining! the south wall of the high school building on either side of the present Fourth street entrance. Excavations lor each of these ad ditions are under way. Bond Rale Due Members of the school boird said today that as a result of the! additional grant Albany will be: assured not only of buildings surpassed bv non in any town of this size in Oregon, but of unexcelled equipment, all adequate for needs, of the district many years to come. It was pointed out that the dis-l trict will be provided with a $280.-' 000 school plant at an expenditure of only $160,000. and by incurring a debt of only $120,000. The board will meet tonight to take ster.'s necessary to comply with the terms of the new loan. This will include sale and issuance of $30,000 in additional bonds to match the newly available federal funds. NEW TREATY WITH FRANCE GIVES U. S. x INCREASED QUOTAS Washington, May 13. A decade-long diplomatic war over tariffs was ended today by a commercial treaty designed to promote a profitable flow of trade between France and the United States. The pact insures American automobile manufacturers, fruit growers, canners of fish and others a more profitable French market. It gives French perfumers, vintners and laeemakers opportunity for a wider sale of their products in the United States. The present treaty, while not abolishing the French quota system, greatly expands the allocation of imports from the United States. Duties are lowered on 19 prime American export articles, quotas expanded on 44 others and guarantees given that the present duty on still other articles will not be raised. In return, the United States grants France tariff reductions on 71 articles. CANDIDATE IS VISITOR Claude Cox of Lebanon, candidate for democratic nomination for county recorder! is spending the day in Albany. Mr. Cox was born on a farm in the Lacomb country. His father. J. W. "Bill" Cox. is a pioneer of the county and long active in pubc) afafirs. Mr. Cox is a young man and has had seven years of office work. He is a member of the grange, past secretary of the Aberdeen Farmers' Union and has been a member of the board of the Lacomb Irrigation project. He has spent all of his life in the county. UUIIUULU U FOREOUIPMENT IN FIRST I0TINGTE5TS Administration Attempt at Amendment Is Beaten Badly BYRNS JOINS FIGHT Reads Letter From AFL Head Urging Vote Against Bill BULLETIN Washtcnton. May 13. The house beat down the inflation threat today, defeating on a dramatic roll rail ballot the $3,000,000,000 Frazier-Lemke farm mortgage refinancing bill. Washington. May 13. Inflation ists won the day's first test on thc S3.000.000.000 Frazier-Lemke farm mortgage-inflation bill m the house today, when nn intaition bloc amendment, opposed by ad ministration forces was approved 120 to 118. Supporters of the bill cheered lustily when the vote was announced. Administration leaders had made their first issue of the day on the amendment, in an effort to get the bill up to the final passage vole with no changes written into it which might gain support for the inflation measure. Byrns Joins Fight The amendment limits loans un der the bill for farm mortgage re financing purposes, preventing mortgages based on livestock. It wus the first amendment brought to a vote as thc house fought over the measure, with eon slant bitter debate, heightened by attacks on President William Green of the American Federation of Labor for urging "friends of labor to vote against the mea sure. Speaker of the House Joseph W. Byrns spoke personally from the house floor today, reading a letter from Green. Green's letter placed tho Ameri can Federation of Labor on record against thc bill and urged "friends of labor" in the house to vote again-st thc bill. MUSSOLINI DUE TO ANNOUNCE ITALY QUITTING LEAGUE Rome, May 13. Rome today ex pected a dramatic proclamation by Premier Benito Mussolini that Italy has resigned from thc League of Nations. II Duce's statement, scheduled to be made before the chamber of deputies tomorrow, was forecast by Virginio Gayda, editor of the Giornale D' Italia, regarded as Mussolini s mouthpiece. Geneva, May 13. League coun cil members feared today that thc situation threatening the league's effectiveness if not its life, de pended for solution upon restoration of friendship between Italy and Great Britain. Preparing to adjourn until mid- June, leaving in force penalties exacted against Italy for its war on Ethiopia, delegates felt thc league could no nothing to extri cate itself from a threatening po sition while Italy and Britain were estranged. Africa and World Subject for Baxter "Africa and the world outlook," was the topic of Dr. Bruce R. Baxter, president of Willamette university, when he addressed the Al bany college student body this morning at the chapel hour. Introducing Africa in the light of the F.thiopian situation, Dr. Baxter cited the industrial centers of the nation and the work of Ce cil Rhodes, English railroad pro- motor. "Rhodes," he said "an Oxford university' freshman, though the sentence of death had been pronounced norm him. won wnrlH ri. spect through efforts to make the Dark continent one of importance. He was tall enough to see all races and nations In accordance," said ur. Baxter. ' "One thing which colleges and universities must give to students, the thing that Cecil Rhodes, himself, recognized as the solution to the world's problems, is to see a world in its proper relationship as the One who lived 2000 years ago did." he 'said. "I hope that you and I catch something In the world's view." ARRIVES FROM MONTANA Delmar Bilyeu arrived in Albany yesterday from Montana, having been called here by the serious illness of his mother. Mrs. Lester Bilyeu in Lebanon. Ml. Bilyeu continued to Lebanon immediately following his nflgival here. IN DEFENDS TAX TO Secretary, Experts Argue for Fundamentals of Measure BYRD HEADS ATTACK Claims Big Corporations to Dodge Payment Under Plan Washington, May 13. Secretary of Treasury Henry Morgenthau. jr., and treasury experts argued for two hours before the senate finance committee today m de fense of the $803,000,00 tax bill-but apparently with hope only of saving the fundamental theory of the tax on undivided corporate earnings. Sen. Harry F. Byrd, D., Va., said the treasury figures merely "proved my contention" that the big and strong corporations would evade taxes. He revealed treasury figures presented to the commit tee showing: That on the basis of 1934 in come records 600 corporations had an income of at least $1,000,000. Increase for Many That 283 of these would have had their taxes reduced by 50 per cent or more under the terms of the proposed bill. That of the 283, a total of 38 would have paid no taxes at all under the new bill because they would have distributed all of their earnings. That, in addition, there would have been others that would get smaller than 50 per cent reductions in taxes. But that data, according, to a later statement by Chairman Pat Harrison, D Miss., showed only part of the picture. Harrison said the treasury experts told the committee in answer to Byrd there would be at least an enqual num ber of corporations whose taxes under the bill would be increased more than 50 per cent. GOVERNMENT CHAOS RESULT OF ATTEMPT CONTROL CONDITIONS The legal status of Oregon was discussed this noon before the Al bany' chamber of commerce and visitors by Alfred P. Dodson, of Portland, special counsel for the state public utilities commission of the state. The speaKer praised ine resources of the Willamette valley and its great heritage. He declared "no greater destiny is in the reach of any people than those of the Willamette Valley." Mr. Dodson discussed the experience of England and other European countries in their development in government on which that of our land is based. As business and general industrial conditions change, law becomes more complex and in the hands of diversified and non-coherent commissions, he said, a chaotic condition that is rebounding to the detriment of the advance of the people in business life. The interstate commerce commission, established in 1888, was given as the first step in government to regulate industry from a national standpoint, explained Mr. Dodson. Since that time complications have developed as the result of numerous state commissions and business organizations controlling industry throughout the nation. In Oregon there are approximately 50 authorities in the state system of government. The public service commission was given as an example in which a state commissioner has been appointed as result of an act of the legislature. Out of the chaos of conditions the responsibility rests on the legal profession U plan a way out in order that the state may make better progress, he stated. The musical program consisted of two vocal duets, Mr .and Mrs. Stanley Peterson, accompanied by Mrs. Hazel fcwing. Nominees for directors of the chamber included J. C. Irvine, W. L. Fitzpatnck, R. W. Tripp. Geo. L. Berry, W. V. Merrill, Lowell Seaton. F. H. Pfeiffer. Fred Hough, Zed Merrill. John Lamberty. From this group five will be selected at . the annual meeting to constitute the board along with live other hold-over members These are Holt Ducdall. Clem Howard. G. T. Hockensmith. Walter Kropp and A. G. Senders. EDITH BEAR HONORED Edith Bear, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bear, Albany, who is attending O. S. C. was awarded a plague by the Women's Athletic association for the most outstanding accomplishment by a senior in that field of endeavor. The award was made during Mothers' day programs on the campus. Barbara Lackey of Albany was pledged to Omicron, Nu honorary sorority during the weekend, , SENATORS Sheriff James O'Reilly of Lucas county, Ohio, is having a big laugh here at his own expense. The sheriff has revealed that he drank beer in Toledo with Harry Campbell, last of the Barker- Karpis gang suspects arrested, under the impression that Campbell was "Bob Miller." A picture of Campbell as "wanted" has been posted in the county jail for months, The sheriff says he won't , resign. LUMBER GAMPS FACE CLOSING Portland, Ore., May 13. Some 25 lumber camps in the Columbia river und Tillamook areas will be closed down by Thursday night, Camps of the Columbia basin loggers association were in process of closing down today, machinery being stored, equipment put in sluipe for storage and supplies centralized. , . . .- - - - The shutdown was ordered by the association when the district council of the Sawmill and Timber Workers union refused to order its men bark to work in five camps in the Tillamook burn area during arbitration. The association claimed the walkout in the Tillamook burn camp was ordered to attempt to force the directors of the associa tion to accede to union demands in all camps. A wage agreement was said to have been reached but thc union held out for a closed shop, control of the hiring halls and other work ing conditions. The present strike concerns only independent logging firms, those that arc in. the logging business only. Many large lumber mills operate their own camps and those will not be affected. The great Meyerhaeuser and Long Bell mills at Longview will not be affected because they operate their own camps and have signed an agreement with their employes. The shut-down will throw about 01100 loggers out of work, and if Portland mills have to shut down because of lack nf logs, it will affect another 0000 lumber mill workers. Albany Talent Heard By Harrisburg Lodge The program presented by talent representing the Albany chamber of commerce before the members and visitors of the Rebckah lodge of Harrisburg last evening was well attended and well received, according to R. W. Tripp, chairman of thc program committee. Thc entertainment included the Merrymakers orchestra; vocal solos by James Jenks; a brief talk by Rex Putnam, superintendent of Albany public schools. Following the program was an informal social hour. Walter Kropp, Glenn Junkins and Mr. Tripp took car loads of visitors from Albany. AUNT HET BY ROBERT QUILLEN "I reckon I'll ?,er catclQp with Emmie. The only time she ever brings anything back is when she comes to borrow something else." (Ooprriabt, ltli, Pabllabn SraOaata) One of the most beautiful June brides who will trip to the altar this year is Valerie S Prochnik (above), popular daughtei of the Austrian minister to the United States, who will be married at Washington. U C, on June 1. to Jean R L. de Sibour. son nt Viscount J. Henri de Sibour. IN 01 VOTE Columbus, O., May 13. Candidates for republican national convention delegates pledged to Rob ert A. Taft, of Cincinnati, the state s "favorite son, held sub stantial leads over those pledged to Senator William E. Borah of Idaho as slow-moving returns from Tuesday's Ohio primary were counted today. The eight Taft candidates for delegates-atarge held large margins over the seven Borah candidates, with 3105 of the stale's 8579 precincts reported. The Taft candidates received a total of 503,138 votes, and the Borah candidates 252,383. Early returns indicated President Roosevelt had been given an enthusiastic endorsement by democrats over Colonel Henry Breck-enridge, fornler assistant secretary of war. In 4054 precincts the vote was: Roosevelt, 206,291; Breckenridge, 15,092. Charleston, W. Va., May 13. President Roosevelt and Senator William E. Borah both received large "complimentary" votes in Tuesday's West Virginia primary, returns from which were being counted slowly today. Roosevelt, in the democratic preference primary, and Borah, in the republican primary, were the only major candidates. The president received almost three times as many votes as Borah in returns ficm 245 of the state's 2347 precincts, showed. Roosevelt received 27.300 popular votes and Borah 10,316. Burlington, Vt., May 13. Nine uninstructed Vermont delegates, reportedly favorable to the candidacy of Governor Alf M. Landon of Kansas, were named to the republican national convention at the state republican convention here yesterday. CLL'B FIKE FATAL TO 4 San Francisco. May 13. Four persons were killed and 11 injured early today when a llaming torch knocked from the hands of Betty Blossom, torch dancer, set fire to the Shamrock night club. From the Headlines By Deacon Richmond "Mahan, Charged With Receiving $100,000 Ransom, Broke" Messrs. Mahan and Waley used to write the cops daily, while holding Weyerhaeuser for ransom; they bragged of their brains and told of the pains they had taken to make things go handsome. They were anxious to tell that they'd nl'jnnnH it c until V Pi that they just weren t going to be caught: they I f ' J made it quite LJfi&t. ...'. plain that they held in disdain any force that against them was brought. It took scarcely a day to put the Walcys away, so they weren't so terribly smart. For a time, the cops failed to have Mahan jailed, but thev knew of his guilt from the start. He lived in great fear for nearly a year, just driven from 'pillar to post.' then they put him away for a sixty-year stay: so. he didn t make gxd on his boast. q It's not new to say thai crime doesn't pay; it's been proven again and again: now Mahan is broke and will probably 'croak' ere he serves sixty yeara in the 'pen'. BORAH BEATEN FXTX- San Juan, Puerto Rico.- May 13 Ren. Marion ' Zioncheck, D. Wash., today demanded that the U. S. navy command here call out the marines to protect him from annoyance on his honeymoon. After narrowly avoiding a duel, and damaging two automobiles and a compond gate, Zioncheck threw official San Juan into an uproar. With his bride at his side, he telephoned the naval radio station and told Col. James T Moore. commanding a squadron of marine , corps airplanes wiiiiii ut-w mnu me virgin isianos, mat nis nie was in danger. He demanded a j piaioon 10 Bu.iiu mm. Col. Moore refused to order Ins men to duty. So did Leiut. Jose j Cabanillas, commanding the radio station. It was 1 a.m. when Zioncheck wanted the marines. Thc disturbed , officers tried to Geach Governor I Blanton Winship of Puerto Rico to discuss the situation. C. H. Terry the governor's secretary refused to awaken Winship. . At 7 a.m. Zioncheck himself called the governor but in vain. The Hotel Condado management explained that Zioncheck has not yet recovered from his fishing party yesterday. "Pay no attention to him," the management advised. At that time Zioncheck was drinking milk from coconuts. He was tossing thc drained coconuts from his window at passersby. By midmornmg Zioncheck and his bride disappeared from the hotel. Attendants believed he had borrowed another automobile in ,Uir.h Arixn, in kUn t,t,l ..rlir, statiorf with a demand that the marine corps furnish an airplane to fly him to the Virgin Islands. The hotel clerk said that late last night six marines appeared at the hostelry, but left after declining to do sentry duty at the Zion-checks' room. The clerk added: "The marine officers say he is all right if you can understand him." The fishing party yesterday started a hectic day in Zioncheck's crowded life in this increasingly independence - minded American possession. Among other things he: Went fishing. Escaped arrest by asserting congressional immun- RIOTING PRISONERS KILL YARD BOSS; SIX MAKE ESCAPE McAlester, Okla., May 13. Rioting prisoners at the state penitentiary today killed a yard superintendent, wounded a guard and escaped in a truck. They took a guard as hostage. C. D. Powell, the superintendent, was wounded fatally in the initial outbreak. W. W. Gossett. a guard, was wounded seriously. A prisoner was reported killed. It was believed six men escaped in the truck with Tuck Cope, a guard, as hostage. Six others were recaptured almost immediately. The riot occurred at the brickyard, about half a mile from the main prison. Powell, Gossett and Cope were in charge of the detail. The men had just finished lunch whcn.Qipparenlly on a signal, they rushed the three officcra. fee. Damaged two automobiles, one borrowed from a distinguished Puerto Rico banker. Zioncheck drove out to Fajardo early Monday, in a car borrowed from Rafael Carrion, banker, to fish. Mrs. Zioncheck was with him. He obtained the services of a negro fisherman and refreshments and put out in a small boat. The tisnel.mun likcd the refreshments bMcr ,han work and soon was un, dcr tne infiUenee of the refresh- nientS Zioncheck landed pushcd thc fishel.m!in inlo the car and started for Siin Juan Zioncheck, driving, crashed his borrowed car into a truck. The driver demanded a settlement for damage. Nobody could hold up a con gressman Zioncheck said. The truck driver blocked the road with his truck and called a policeman Again Zioncheck protested that he was above arrest. The policeman permitted him to proceed. Reaching his hotel Zioncheck saw the fisherman, sleeping on the rioor of the rear part of the car. The car turned back Mrs. Zion check driving this time. Reaching Fajardo, Zioncheck picked out a house at which he believed the fisherman lived, knocked at the gate, and announced "He lives here. I'm going to leave him." The owner of the home said the fisherman was unknown to him 1 and slammed the door into the i congressman s face. i Zioncheck look the wheel and Wlfntn tl.n 4U.. t..l I ' gate. The owner asserted the gale was damaged. He ran into his home, got a pistol and came out waving it, challenging Zioncheck to produce one of his own so that they might shoot it out. A crowd of cane cutters arrived waving their machetes, shouting, i-ong live the 1'uerto Hican Re public!" i ne zioncnecKs started again for San Juan Mrs. Zioncheck driving. The gasoline gave out on me way. zioncheck s money had given out previously. Mention of the name of Senor Carrion, owner of the car, enabled Zioncheck to obtain sufficient gasoline to reach his hotel Mrs. Olive Vowels Dies on Wednesday Mrs. Olive C. Vowels, 65, died at her home near Wells at 10 a. m today of heart failure. Mrs. Vowels was born in Illinois Nov. 29, 1871 With her parents she moved to Kansas when she was five years old and made her home there for the next 25 years. From there she came 1o Seattle in 1005 and to Benton county in 1913 where she remained until her death. She was married Vowels 9. St. Louis, in 1898. Besides her husband she is sur vived by two nephews. Arthur Garrett of Albany, R. F. D. 4. and Dr. O. G. Garrett of Portland. Funeral services will be held from the Fisher-Bradert funeral home Friday afternoon at two o clock.

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