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FULL LEASED WIRE r Caltsi rrass Berries c plte County, Bute, Nstlon-11 ! -1 World Nen the dsy It hap O I. Servinf ill Lion Count?. Classified Ads .:. m. Reach nearly 4,000 homes dally, and are eagerly read.' !( you hava any wants they will pay, - Telephone 15 The Albar Democrat-Herald, Vol. LXIX, No. 269 ALBANY, LINN COUNTY, OREGON, SATURDAY, MAY 23, 1936 The Albany Herald, Vol. LXI, No. 259 f, Japan's Crack Division Moves to Mainland European War Not Likely This Year, Says Observer; Italo-British Accord Sought & HOUSEUKS TIME IN OARP INVESTIGATION At the same time it has increased the fears of smaller nations particularly those trying to cling to dreams of colonial empires of their own. Within two weeks France will see power passed over to the so-called social revolutionaries of the popular front. Then France must cither adopt provocative attitudes toward the Fascist dictators, Mussolini and Adolf Hitler, or the socialists must bury their creeds so that France may continue quietly its traditional policy of bottling up Germany. Working against time the British foreign office is trying to make peace with Italy before the new French government comes into power. . The talks yesterday of Dino Grandi, Italian ambassador to London, with foreign office chiefs were a prelude to a possible change in British attitude toward penalties against Italy when the League of Nations Council meets at Geneva June 18. If Great Britain can arrange its affairs with Italy while France is marking time and waiting for the new government to come in, one of the most dangerous corners in Europe will have been turned and one of the few potential causes of war removed. Those who know Leon Blum, socialist leader and prospective French premier, insist that he never will risk war to enforce so- Here Is the start ol the Japanese Army activity that is pouring thousands of Nipponese troops into North China and Manchuria the final review of the crack First Division by Its commander, Lieut. Ocn. Knwa-mura, as it left its Tokio headquarters for the Asiatic mainland. First Division Junior bt I leers engineered the coup In February In which several hiRh government officials were killed or wounded. PROCESS CONFEREES 'S S Left, Right Wings Show Desire to Bridge Porty Split SOLONS GAIN PRAISE Schwellenbach, Bone Neutrality Lobby Work Is Cheered Aberdeen, Wash., May 23. Possibility of harmony between left and right wing factions at the state democratic convention was seen today when delegates indicated a desire to cooperate. Warren G. Magnuson, keynote speaker and temporary chairman of the convention, brought the fac-; tions together as he addressed 3,- 000 enthusiastic delegates. "You have no quarrel between right and left wingers," he said. "No bird can fly without both wings." The entire assembly rose to its feet and cheered the King county prosecutor. Solons' Work Cheered Magnuson, rumored as desiring the permanent state chairman position, denied he was a candi date for the job. He told dele gates he would accept only in the interests of gaining party harmony. The ticklish situation of seating rival delegates from Kitsap, Snohomish and Whatcom counties remained to be settled. If that hurdle can be passed safely, poli tical observers believed the con- vention would proceed smoothlv. Former State Senator Homer T. Bone drew a thundering ovation when Magnuson praised his, wouim in the interests of neutrality. Praise of Senator Lewis D.. Schwellenbach's expose of lobby ing activities also was enthusi astically applauded. Magnuson's stand for a 6-hour day, 5-day week as a move to ward relieving unemployment was cheered. - MITCHELL AGREES TO RUN AGAIN FOR NON-HIGH DIRECTOR Charles H. Mitchell, who had in dicaled he would not seek re election as the representative of Zone 4. Linn county non-high school district, has consented to be come a candidate, it was reported last night by John Stcen, promin ent farmer of the Lebanon district Mr. Mitchell, a Lebanon resi dent, is now chairman of the board According to Mr. Steen the interested taxpayers of zone No. 4 felt that Mr. Mitchell's services were too much needed now to be dispensed with, and accordingly they circulated a petition which was filed by Mr. Steen last night. The petition bore 59 signatures. Filings for this post must be made on or before May 31. according to law, said County School Superintendent J. M. Bennett, but because May 31 is Sunday and May 30 is Memorial day, a judicial holiday,' filings must be made on or before May 29. this year. CHURCH MEET TOMORROW Evening prayer services will be held at St. Peter s Episcopal church at 4 p.m. tomorrow instead of at the usual hour, it was announced yesterday by Rev. D. Vincent Gray, rector. Show Tuesday According to Mr. Forster. all breeders will be required to present evidence showing that their cattle are free from Bang's disease. The Linn-Benton Cattle club was the first organization in Ore gon to adopt such a ruling. For the noonday lunch, the Corvallis chamber of commerce is furnishing roast beef sandwiches. Boston baked beans, potato salad. coffee, sugar and cream. Breed ers are requested to bring cakes, pies iruu salad and fresh milk. T. R. Warren, western fieldman for the American Jersey Cattle club, will be the principal speaker on the noonday program. Other speakers will include representa tives from the Oregon State col lege extension service, the Linn Benton Jersey Cattle club and the Corvallis chamber of commerce A feature of the afternoon's pro gram will be a demonstration dealing with the points that make up the conformation of a hgih producing cow. MrWarren, will use one of the prizcHvinning cows in giving this demonstration. The public is inviteorto attend the show as the guests of the Cor vallis chamber of commerce and the Linn-Benton Jersey Cattle club. WASHINGTON DEI WOULD IE HARMONY L TERROR STORY Many Tell of Violence Suffered at Hands of Night Riders : t MURDER CHARGED 9 Workman Shot by Gang Held Innocent of Wife Beating V ',' Detroit, May 23. Complaints that the Black Legion's hooded and robed night riders had . terrorized scores of Wayne county residents came to the office of Prosecutor Duncan C. McCrea today as police continued their investigation - of the wanton slaying of a victim ot the vigilante band. Sixteen members of the legion charged with participating in the shooting of Charles Poole, 32, remained In jail while their attorneys sought their release on writs of habeas corpus. -County Terrorised ' Circuit Judge Adolph Marsch-ner continued hearings on the writs until Monday to permit McCrea, to complete his investigation of the organization,' believed bound together by wiord oaths to uphold Americanism, and moral - conduct McCrea and police officials indicated each hour of inquiry revealed an organization of Increasingly wider scope. and activity. From victims who had been afraid to reveal the . tortures- inflicted by legionnaires came -reports of night riding terrorism that indicated the Black Legion' had spread through populous Wayne county. . , . i ., "Some of those who colled at my office ar still afraid, to give their names," McCrea said. "They fear that members of the Black Legion still at large will exact new penalties." . Victim Innocent The prosecutor said one report was that the Black Legion numbered 10 000 nr rrmrn Pnlitn In spector John I. Navarre sought to learn whether the vigilante band existed in otner centers of population like Chicago and Flint, Mich. Authorities promised to file murder charges against 0 of the 16 today. They took part, police said. In the execution of Charles A. Poole,. 32, a WPA worker, who had been charged and convicted by the legion of beating his wife. He was tood up at the edge of a roadsida ditch and shot. Navarre believed the victims of the legion had been taken largely from among relatives and acquaintances of its members. He and his investigators already had determined that Poole was innocent ot the charge for which the legion tried and executed him. His wife, who gave birth to a son the day after he was slain, said he had never beaten her. Authorities of! Herman Kieffer hospital, where she was confined, said her body had shown no bruises or other indications of violence. . : : l NEGOTIATORS HOLD HOPES TO SETTLE Xj LOGGING TROUBLE Portland, Ore., May 23. In a last desperate effort to effect' quick end of the closure of 23 logging camps In the Lower Columbia river area federal and statej labor conciliators met with representatives of the unions and operators here today. " - "I have nothing to report but I hope nobody kicks over the bucket," was the criptic and apparently optimistic remark of C. H. Gram, state labor commissioner, ot noon. s Gram, E. P. Marsh, federal conciliator, and representatives of I the sawmill and timber workers ; union had been meeting since ill) a. m. . I It was believed that the issues presented by both sides were near . a fusion. At the same time a ' group of men representing tha Columbia Basin Loggers association, the employers, waited m another hotel across the street, awaiting a call to a joint confer- Free Methodist Convention Set I Preparations are being made foq i a missionary convention ot the Salem district of the Free Methodist church here Wednesday night, featuring a talk by Mattie Peterson, missionary from China, now on furlough, it was announ c?d today by V. M. Abbott, pastor. , Miss Peterson conducted a demonstration class at the church to day and on Sunday the Bowein man & Milton quartet will sing at an all-day meeting, Rev. Abbot! said. '1 BLACK N VICTIMS TELL OMease Turn to Pnte ThrwO THIS MIGHT HAVE BEEN A FISH TALE BUT IT'S LONGER I All tliov bnmt, ie tt'hfit tlintr ragrl in the papers, so when Oscar and Carl Nygren read that Alton Coates and party had gone to Clear Lake, they thought they would go to Bend via the same route. But they hadn't read enough. So, according to information which was unrevealed until today. the brothers started out early last Saturday morning for the top of the Cascades. "The two had an impression that the North Santiam highway was me right route to take, but when they reached Detroit they found this road still closed. So they turned arouna ana essayed the South (Pli-nin Turn to Paire Thrwl Lebanon Pupils to Appear on Monday Pupils of Lural Burggraf, local pipe organ and piano instructor, will appear in a recital at the First Methodist church in Albany at 8 p. m. Monday, it was announced today by Mr. Burggraf. He will be assisted by Mrs. Hugh Kirkpalrick, Lebanon' soprano, who will sing two original compositions, one "In Mlv Garden of Dreams," by Rev. Robert J. Diven, Lebanon, and "The Duel," by Mr. Burggraf. Another feature of the recital will be a demonstration of class piano lessons by the following beginners'. Elaine Bowman, Shirley Howard, Mack Slate, Marjorie Albright, William Johnston and Charlotte Swanson-. This Mr. Burggraf said, will be the first demonstration of the kind ever given in Albany. ... The remainder of the program will consist of numbers of the fol-lowin young people: Dale and Lois May Peterson, Virginia Loop, Kenneth Roberts, Russell McKechnie, Betty Smith, Norma Smith. 'La Neve Lawrence, Marjorie Billings and Mrs. Jack Elliott. (United Pre sCable Editor) (Copyright, 1935. bjr United Prraa) Paris, May 23. European war industries never have been busier. Armies never have been bigger since 1918. Never in the 17 years of comparative peace since Versailles has tension been' tighter. Yet, on the basis of authoritative opinion in European capitals its seems safe to say that war is most unlikely this year and perhaps next year. Diplomats never have talked more hopefully of the possibilities for consolidation of peace. Optimists argue that Germany will not be fully ready for war for five years and that peace is unlikely to be broken before Germany is ready. This dispatch is written after a flight today in a German three-motored airplane over French battlefields; after criss-crossing the European political checker board on which diplomats play a gigantic game with armies of millions of men; after talks with men of all opinion including those in the streets in Paris, London and Berlin. There was no rumbling of oncoming war, nobody who seemed to want war, no diplomat who would admit that war was any where around the corner. Premier Benito Mussolini's easy crushing of the Ethiopian empire which set a new all time record for speed and comparative cost of colonial conquest has increased respect on the continent for Italy's lighting machine. CAPITOL PLANS Salem,' Ore:, ' May 23. Oregon, only state in the nation without a capitol building, had the choice of 117 designs for a new $2,200,-000 statehouse today. . The number of entries in the nation-wide architectural contest sets a new record for major competitions, said Carl F. Gould, Seattle architect and technical adviser to the state capitol reconstruction commission. "I am very pleased at the response," Gold said. "There has never before been such an entry list in a major architectural competition In the United States.'" Insured for $1000 each and guarded day and night by three armed men, the capitol plans were opened under Gould's supervision at the Sa.lem chamber of commerce. - Piled high around the room like Christmas packages, the bulky sets of drawings were made ready for the capitol commissions jury of award, which will start viewing them Monday. The winner is to be chosen by Thursday. Gould brought two draftsmen from his Seattle office and hired two engineers from the state highway department to help compute cubage of the plans. Each competing architect submitted five sets of drawings. One was a block plan showing the location and relationship of the statehouse and a proposed state library building and their surroundings on a plan of the city. Another was a scale plan of all floors of the statehouse, including the basement. Front and side elevations of the capitol were two others. One longitudinal section completed the list. Portland, Salem and Baker were the only Oregon cities represented in the competition. Nearly one-third of the plans came from New York City, and a dozen states were represented. From the Headlines By Deacon Richmond "Wear a Poppy" In Flander's field, the poppies bloom, where once was heard the cannon's boom; "ll there stand the , . I crosses, row on row. mat marx the resting place, below, of those, who bravely gave their life in that titanic, far flung , strife. They're guile iui uvci iium our sight; they gave their lives ZJm for what seemed right and they are quite beyond our aid, who are beneath the poppies laid. But here we have a loyal band that, with those others, took their stand and. though they were not called to die. their youth and hopes neath poppies lie, on Flander's fields. One day each year the poppies blow on streets we travel, to and fro. They're made by boys who gave their youth; gave everything but life, in truth, and, in this manner, pass their time and sell every mothers' son. who fought for what he felt was right and left his youth.1 or life, or sight, on Flander's fields. AWAIT AWARD mi No Decision Reached on Future Course With Dr. Townsend MAIN OFFICE MOVED National Headquarters of Pension Plan Now at Chicago Washington, May 23. Indecision shackled house - old age pension investigators today in the desire to 'crack down" on Dr. Francis E. Townsend, who bolted their inquiry and defied the committee to do its worst. Committee members and house leaders agreed that the lanky retired physician, founder of the $200-a-month Townsend pension plan, placed himself in contempt of the house when he walked out of the hearings and advised his subordinates to ignore committee subpenas. But when procedure for punishing the doctor was considered, so many perplexing obstacles arose that the committee allowed Town-send to remain unmolested in his Baltimore retreat while it took advantage of the week-end recess to consider "ways and means." Headquarters Moved Chicago,. May 23. National headquarters of the Townsend old age pension organization will open in Chicago Monday, J. B. Kiefer, local representative for Dr. Francis E. Townsend, said today. Keifer said the move from Washington, D. C, was made as an "econohiy measure" and the current ""congressional Investigation of the movement had nothing to do with the change. "The administration t bureaucracy has driven rents -sky high in Washington,". Kiefer said. "The ' national board of the Townsend organization decided, on the move last April 3.". Dickinson Says "No" Atlantic, la.. May 23. U. S, Senator L. J. Dickinson, R la., today denied reports he might lead the Townsend old age pension movement as suggested by a . minor Townsend leader at the 1 congressional investigation in Washington. ' , "The rumor is groundless, said Dickinson. COLE REMANDED FOR HEARING BY JUVENILE COURT Willis Cole, 17-year old Albanv high school junior, was arraigned in justice court this morning on an extortion charge and was remanded to the juvenile court, where he1 will be heard Monday. I The charge was the outgrowth I of a note in which the author de-1 manded $20,000 from Mrs. H. N.I Cockerline of Albany, threatening the death of her son, Arthur, and the burning of her home as the penalty for non-payment. According to State Officer Lillard, Cole confessed authorship. The youth was admitted to $500 bail, but late today no bail had been given and he was confined to the county jail, in custody of Sheriff Shelton. Walther Leaguers To Banquet Tonight Plans were completed today by the Albany Walther league for its annual fellowship meeting to be held at the Lutheran church here, starting with a 7 o'clock banquet, to be followed by a party tonight. Similar affairs will be held throughout the nation, according to Ralph Heins, pastor of the local church, with 55,000 Walther League members participating, in celebration of the forty-third anniversary of the League's founding. In all. Rev. Heins said, 1879 societies will participate. At Albany Corries Vesper will be toastmistress. A program of musical numbers has been arrang- ed by Flora Engel. Plates will be provided for 50 persons. Poppy Soles Groups Wind Up on Saturday Backed by recommendation of Mayor Jackson, members of the American Log. on and V. F. W. auxiliaries were today completina llieir 2-day annual poppy sale, held each year prior to Memorial day in tommemoratifn of the World war dead. 1 Fficeeds of the sales are u.ed, . h.ilf for local child welfare work m hr case of the Lwon auxilis -y nru! fur veterans' reiu-f in rae,-f re V F. W, and half for sin -Lu Qoik in the stale and nation? LELAND RUSSELL TO HEAD ALBANY COLLEGE STUDENTS Leland Russell of Roscburg was elected president of tile Albany college student body yesterday when the ticket of which he was the head was victorious over the ticket headed by Thomas S. Pri-deaux of Portland. The race was said to have been one of the closest on the campus in recent years. Others who won as members of the Russell ticket were: James Davis, Albany, vice-president; Wilma Baldwin, Portland, secretary; and Charles Coffyn, Portland, treasurer. Included on the ballot were song queen and yell leader, which went to Willa Mcintosh Albany, and Cecil Wright, Astoria, respectively. Albert prize candidates were voted upon, the winner to be announced at the commencement exercises of the college, June 2. HIGH TRIBUTE IS PAID DR. LEE IN TALK BEFORE CLUB Albany college probably owes Its existence today to Dr. Wallace Howe Lee, its olderst living faculty member, Rev. M. Stocker, pastor of the First Presbyterian church told the Albany Rotary club Friday at a meeting that was dedicated to Dr. Lee who will leave Monday evening for Syracuse, N. Y., to be honored with four other men by the Presbyterian General Assembly for signal service in the field of Christian education. Rev. Stocker touched upon the versatility of Dr. Lee as on educator and summarized the story of his life in Albany, from the time he arrived here from New Eng land attired in a tall silk hat and ! carrying a gold-headed cane. Dr. Lee responded by supple - Imenting the description. He not I only had a "stovepipe" hat the onlv one with a single exception in Albany, Dr. Lee said, but was, also wearing silk gloves and was carrying a birdcage containing two canaries entrusted to him en route west. Mrs, Mattie Kennel Dies Here on Friday Mis. Mattie S. Kennel, 70, wife of C. R. Kennel, a retired farmer and a resident of Albany and vicinity for the last 42 years, died at the family home at 432 Lyon street at 11:55 a. m. May 22, following a lingering illness. Mrs. Kennel was born in Ontario. Canada, June 27. 1859, where she made her home until 1894 when witli other members of her family she came to Oregon, locating in Linn county in the Grand Prairie grange neighborhood where they operated a big farm for a number of years. Re-; tiring from the farm several years; ago Mr. and Mrs. Kennel have, made their home in Albany. Shci was married to E. R. Kennel in Ontario. Canada, April 20, 1880. j Beside her husband she is sur-' vived by five children, Eli, Sam; and John Kennel, Emma Kennel and Mrs. Sarah Krabill, all of Al-j bany and Immediate vicinity. 16, grand children and a brother and a; sister in Ontario, Canada. i Mrs. Kennel was a member of the Fairvicw Mennonite church. Funeral services will be held from the Fairview Mennonite church at. two o'clock Monday afternoon. Rev. C. R. Gerig is to officiate.! Interment will be marie in the! Riverside cemetery. The Fisher-I Brad tfi funeral directors arc to bei i ........... I.I-.1XKM I-UK lUlMfc John N. Zydeman of Seattle, who arrived in Albany yesterday to confer with Mrs. Mabel Pewr-son of the local Red Cross office rnL':irdina.hnme service nnd claims I left Friday noon for Seattle. ; ! i i ; 1 LEVY PROPOSED Washington, May 23. The senate finance committee today considered levying a sugar processing tax, elimination of certain estate tax exemptions and tightening personal holding company taxes to boost the new revenue bill's yield toward the $1,137,000,000 asked by President Roosevelt. Chairman Pat Harrison, D., Miss., estimated the bill as it now stands falls $60,000,000 short of the $620,000,000 corporation tax in crease asked by the president. In addition to the corporation tax, the committee is seeking -to raise $517,000,000 spread over three year period in temporary taxes. To do this, they ordered further study or Several possible methods: A processing tax of 'A cent pound on sugar, estimated to raise $66,000,000. Elimination of the present tax able exemption of $40,000 on es tates of over $100,000. Tariffs on such items as cocoanut oil and starches. Tightening of sections 102 and 351 of the present revenue law de signed to prevent personal holding companies from piling up tax exempt reserves. Harrison's breakdown of the estimates of the present corporate tax compromise providing for 18 per cent flat tax and 7 per cent tax on undivided profits, shows: 18 per cent tax $215,000,000 7 per cent super tax .. 217,000,000 Normal tax on divi dends 90,000,000 Mrs. W. L. Wallace Buried at Portland Mrs. E. P, Edwards returned home last night from Portland where she had been called last week by the illness of her mother, Mrs. W. L. Wallace, 70, former Al- bany resident lor many years. Mrs. Wallace died Monday and the funeral was held at the Mt Scott chapel Wednesday, with in- termenl in the Lincoln Memorial mausoleum at Portland. She was born March 28, 1806, in Tennessee, and came to Oregon with her par ents when she was eight years old Her maiden name was Alice Gen try. She was married at Albany in September, 1882, and spent most of her life in Linn county, in the Ai bany and Lebanon districts, until moving to Portland 15 years ago. Surviving are the widower, three children, Mrs. Edwards. Mrs. Pearl Clark. Portland and R. W. Wallace. Corvallis. Four grandchil dren and a great grandchild are also living. She was a sister-in-law of the late Dr. J. P. Wallace of Al bany. AUNT HET BY ROBERT QUILL EN "Mary is the kind that spends thirty dollars a week for groceries and then tells folks how nice a poor family ought to get along on six dollars a week'.' (awriiht, !' FflbltolMn I r !) BIG NAVY BILL Washington, May 23. Senate and house conferees reached an agreement today on the $526,000,-OOOnavy department appropriation bill largest peacetime naval expenditure in history. The measure provides for construction of 12 destroyers and six submarines and authorizes building of two battleships in the event other signatories to the London naval treaty undertake similar construction. The bill also would .permit building, of 333 airplanes.. Conferees will report the agreement to both houses next week. Final passage by the senate will leave only the agriculture department, District of Columbia and deficiency appropriation measures to be acted upon before adjournment. The conference agreement authorizes on incrpase in the navy's enlisted strength from 03,500 to 100,000 and a boost in marine corps personnel from 16,000 to 17,000. Only two major changes were made in the measure. The conferees slashed an appropriation for dredging Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, from $2,000,000 to 1,500,000 and eliminated $3,500,000 for construction of a model test basin at the Washington navy yard. Best Shots Sunday To Garner Prizes Dave Patterson, chairman of the tournament committee of Linn Country Club, has arranged for a novel tournament Sunday morning starting at 8 o'clock. Instead of the usual handicap tournament or drawing two teams, prizes will be given for the longest drive, longest putt, best approach shots, etc. Special prizes will be given on various holes. Prizes of one golf ball will bo awarded the winners in the following events: First birdie. Longest putt. ' Best drive from second and fifth tees, determined by distance from the green. Approach shot nearest the pin on all except first and ninth greens. Winners must be playing in threesomes or more. Play will start at 8 a. m. TODAY'S SCORES National R. II. E. Boston 6 9 2 Brooklyn 4 8 0 McFaydcn and Lopez; Brandt, Baker and Phelps. R. II. E, Philadelphia 0 2 New York 9 14 I Kelleher, Jorgens. Passeau and Wilson, Atwood; Hubbcll and Mancuso. R. H. E. Pittsburgh 3 7 0 Cincinnati 4 f) 0 Swift, Blanton and Todd; Derringer, Brennan and Lombardi. American New York 12 14 0 Philadelphia . 6 8 3 Malone and Dickey: Upehurch, Fink, Bullock, Dietrich and Hayes, Berry. (First Game) R. II. E. Detroit 13 15 2 Cleveland 5 0 2 Bridges and Cochrane; Allen, Lee. Gatehouse, Winegarver and Sullivan. (First Game) R. H. E. St. Louis 3 7 1 Chicago 8 10 1 Mulmffry, Caldwell, Tietje and Hemsley; Kennedy and urube. New Classes Added for Linn J'"- Mr Benton Jersey More than one hundred of Oregon's finest purebred Jerseys will be on display at the City Auto Park in Corvallis, Tuesday, May 26, according to Ray Forster, president of the Linn-Benton Jersey Cattle club. The occasion being the annual spring show sponsored by the cattle club. I. R. Jones, professor of animal husbandry, Oregon State college, will do the judging which is scheduled to start promptly at 10:00 a. m. Ribbons for five places! and merchandise awards for three j places in each class will be pro- I vided by business firms of Corvallis. Mr. Forster states that several new classes have been included in this year's classification. The ! now classes are for iunior get of I sire, senior get of sire, breeder's calf herd, breeder s young herd, produce of dam, and graded herd. In addition the 4-H club class has been extended four classifications which are: junior heifer calf, senior heifer calf, yearling heifer-and animals two years old and Vyer. Four-H club members may show in the open daises, but if they )-in fifth place or above they will not bo eligible to show in the special 4-H club classes.