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FULL LEASED WIRE tfetUI Pre ferric Coaplrt County, gtatt, Nation tl and World N b day It fcappras. Berrlof all Llua Couo. Classified Ads Reach over 4,000 hornet dally, and are eagerly rend. If you have ay wants they will pay. Telephone 1$ The Albany Herald, Vol. LXI, No. 220 The Albony Democrat-H . Vol. LXIX, No. 230 ALBANY, LINN COUNTY, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 1936 IN MILWAUKEE WENDEL STANDS GRILLING 111 MlcmwoRK MSEHiri fJOT GUILTY IN .tO STU8Q0RNBUT BRITAIN GIVES LEAGUE DATA ON P0ISOI1 EAS , ... . f REHABILITATION Ii SPEEDED IN STORM AREA SECOND TRIAL f " - I LOSS IS SMALL Grocery Stock, Floor and Walls Damaged in Night Blaze Jury Reaches Verdict in, New Crisis Expected to Result From Charge :" Against Italy Deliberations of Two Hours Tornado Death Toll Rises to 436 With Many More Missing MASS FUNERALS HELD I FRANCE PULLS AWAY FIREMEN GET INJURIES STATE CASE SCORED . i. i. . i i. il.i ii I I .ii . ..ji.n..; i i i i tf L, - ,.i - , .n - m , II , .! . - - ! - . . , -'-J Defective Wiring Thought Red Cross Asks Cremation of Crushed Bodies to Curb Disease Flandin Asks Investigation . of Ethiopian's Use; , of Dumdums . ' Defenses Claims Evidence Aimed to Create Prejudice to Blame; Meeting Broken Up :si James Jay Cronin was acquitted br a Linn county circuit court jury this afternoon of a charge of assault with intent to kill Claude Hulu. The verdict was reported in at 2 o. m, after the jurymen had deliberated approximately two hours. The case went to the jury at 11:19 a. m, after District Attorney James K. Weatherford, Jr., had completed the state's rebuttal. Cronin wa forthwith released. Mark V. Weatherford, special deputy district attorney, made the State's closing argument, stressing the contention that by no process of ' reasoning could there be any doubt that Hults was shot by Cronin, ridiculing the theory of suicide and asserting that Cron-in's testimony implicated him indisputably. W. W. McKinney, defense attorney, on the other hand empha i - w r17Ti '"it. Geneva, April 8. Great Britain submitted to the league today m note containing all the information she has gathered tending to prove, that Italy actually Is using poison gas against the Ethiopians. It was part of a double-barrolerf attack of Italy which many feared might precipitate a fresh European crisis. , The league council committe of 13, which is the council itself without Italy, met to consider Italian and Ethiopian replies to a league appeal to end their war. France Pulls Away "At once Anthony Eden, British foreign secretary, rose and demanded to know whether the committee had any information regarding Italy's alleged use of poison gas against the helpless Ethiopian populace. - -- Joseph A. Avenol. general secretary of the league, replied no information was available. Eden energetically pointed out that both Italy and Ethiopia signed the 1925 international convention rt4 Called "a perfect witness" by ont of its members. I'aul II. Wendel, former Treolon. N. J., lawyer, emtrges smiling from three-and-one-bsir hours of grilling by tbt grind Jury about bis repudiated rnnrrs-aion of tha l.lndhernh ktdnaplng. Itefunlnn to Indict him. lbs jury evertlieless failed to clear bint befort adjourning. (Br Unlt4 Trnt) Rehabilitation of the south' storm ravaged sectors, which counted a death toll of 430, was speeded today as federal funds were made available. Floods, following in the wake of tornadoes that hit six southern states Sunday and Monday, accounted for four of , the deaths, while the storms took toll of 432 known dead. The south'! storm dead of the last week totaled 471 as 42 were killed last Thursday in storms that hit Cordele, Ga., Greensboro, N. C., and other southern sections. Damage $15,000,000 With 188 known dead at Gainesville, Ga., the Red Cross today started a list of missing persons. Already 25 names were on it. v Tupelo, Miss., the other southern city hit hardest by a tornado Sunday night, counted 213 known dead and several persons were still unaccounted for- Damage to the tornado torn section totalled nearly $15,000,000. Swollen streams took three lives in Tennessee and one in North Carolina. The Tennessee fiver at Chattanooga, Tenn., was again rising and lor the fifth -time this year, families were moving out of the lowlands there. . Mass Funeral Held - CRASH BLAME IS ARGUED; 3 SURVIVE S HILLSIDE WRECK Bait Lake City Is considering a new means of warfare on drunken driver. Installation of .D. D." rtlntn rtri tha para rf llviu nn- sized trie contention that "no one PROGRAM SET Fire last night inflicted approximately $1000 damage to the McDowell building at Third and Broadalbin streets and routed the Albany Townsend club from its meeting in the Townsend hall on the second floor, directly over the source of the flames. The blaze was discovered at 10 p. m. Firemen rushed all three fire trucks to the scene, and discovered the flames and smoke to be emanating from the basement and lower floor at the rear of the Dooiey Brothers' grocery, all In the rear of the structure-and near its northwest corner. The blaze was persistent but was prevented Irom becoming extensive. Firemen were occupied for more than five hours in extinguishing it. So dense was the smoke that Hairy Warner, one of the Jiremen, was overcome and had to be aided in leaving the building, and Joe Ryan was injured when he fell through the charred floor into the basement. Warner was but momentarily incapacitated. Ryan's injury was confined to severe bruises- The dumage consisted chiefly in destruction of the floor, smoking of walls above, and charring of the basement walls, and in fire and water damage to some of the stock wbichwas stored, at tijftreur or the- grocery.' While the cause of the fire has not been definitely established, firemen believed defective wiring may have been to blame, r The loss, covered by insurance, was being adjusted today. While the exterior of the building is of brick, the interior is of frame construction and for a time it was feared the entire structure might be doomed. To early discovery of the flames and alacrity of the firemejf- is ascribed the nominal consequences. mows wno snot wauae nuns,", vieted. t Robenis Hooper displays and dwelt at length upon what he model of the suggested pistes, declared the states unfair tactics - . - Returns Wednesday indicated that Daniel Webster Hoan, above, in having forced concealment of allegedly important information from the jury despite persistent attempts by the defense to intro MULLEN TELLS which bound its signatories without exception not to use poison gas in any circumstances. Any use ot gas, he said, would be in violation of the convention. socialist mayor of Milwaukee, Wis., for 20 years, apparently had won another term in office after a close race with Joseph John Uniontown, Pa., April 8. The cause of the accident that sent the giant air liner, "Sun Racer," crashing into a mountain side, killing nine passengers and two pilots, was disputed today by officials of the Transcontinental and Western Air, Inc., and the department of commerce. Three investigations began while relatives claimed the bodies of the dead in a makeshift Good Friday will be observed in Albany this year with a union noon hour service at the First Methodist church, during which period most of Albany's business Shlnner, - former policeman and British-French divergence was duce the evidence. He also deprecated the state's revelation that' Cronin had been convicted of! robbery in Washington nearly 20 SIM POT1GMI shown when Pierre Etienne Flan sheriff backed by republicans and democrats. -v tastablishments will be closed. I ' A total of 93 places of business ibave agreed to close between 12 years ago, as an attempt to pre-j Waters of the, thre jivers, that juaice the jury. morgue In a local hospital. ..v. d Ju30,to- ejiublo , -attendance t first iaiT-Disagrees s ? TllSiD The-" new government' soil ccn- Taking oi testimony was din, French foreign minister, de-iWHCUleiLj.hat the - league inquiry also into Italian accusations that Ethiopians used dum'dum bullets and mutilated Italian prisoners and casualties. - - More Charges Due The meeting was adjourned at once until later today. That Salva-. rior He Madariaca of Sorain. presi 'The one survivor in condition to describe the last moments in the plane's cabin before it crashed Miss Nellie Granger, the ship's stewardess and heroine of the tra JITTEOEll con verge on numc, uu., iiuwcvci, were teceding, but the-Chattahoochee river was menacing West Point, Ga. the Savannah river at Augusta, Fla., continued to rise. Red Cross officials supervising a fight to prevent disease from increasing an already gained headway, asked national guard authorities to supervise mass funeiils today. Many unidentified victims of the catastrophe, crushed or burned beyond recognition, may be cremated. dent of the committee, and Avenol eould ask the International Kea pleted yesterday afternoon with nation on recently passed oy the defense resting upon failure to congress, whereby thirty million secure admission as evidence the acres of farm land in the United testimony of D. W. Wiggins, Salem States will be removed from de-ballistic expert concerning the pletin? iiil crops, and plans for comparative effects of .22 calibre building up the foil were ex-and .32-20 calibre rifle bullets plained this noon before the mem-upon the human skull, brs of the Albany chamber of The jury at the conclusion of commerce by Floyd E. Mullen, Cronin's first trial, conducted last Linn county agent. The act is now January, disagreed. in effect and will bring to Linn Cronin was accused of shooting countv about $200,000.00 annually HulU through the head as the said the speaker. The fundamental .(operations of the plan were ex- (PImw Turn to P Two! plained. By act of congress $440.- Cross whether It possessed any in formation regarding violation ot the 1925 poison gas convention or other .international conventions. gedy was guarded in the .local hospital by TWA officials and was not permitted to talk to anyone except employes of the company. The other two survivors Mrs. Meyer C. Ellenstein, wife ot the Mayor of Newark, N. J and Charles C. Challinor, of Cleveland were in a citical condition from their injuries. The plane crashed because a radio beam operated by the department of commerce was not functioning perfectly officials intimated. The radio beam was functioning perfectly, department of commerce officials said. D ATHLETICS REAL PART COMMUNITY, BORAH PLEDGED DELEGATES WIN WISCONSIN VOTE 000,000 has been appropriated to be used in the United States. Mullen expressed the opinion that it would eventually become a boon for the farmers of the Willamette valley,-The speaker in his address WILMA DICK WINS HONORS AS QUEEN OF MAY DAY FETE SAYS COACH GILL This was expected to bring up mutual Ethiopian and Italian charges of atrocities, made to the Red Cross. Eden's attack, reflection of new roused spirit in Britain against Italy's course, was coincident with a Mexican letter which was in indirect protest against delays In enforcing penalties against Italy since the committee appealed foe peace March 3. ; RED CROSS DROPS ; AID GRANTED FOR COUNTY NURSING me --. service, u was niinouni-i'u Wednesday by Rev. Virgil F. Hal-big, chairman of the closing committee, who expressed appreciation of the quick and will response given by business men. All but a handful of those approached have promised fo cooperate, a gratifying response for the first time the project has been attempted here in recent years, he said. The service will be held under the auspices of the Albany Ministerial association. Rev. E. C. Hicks of the Evangelical church and president of the association, will preside. The complete program follows: Prelude; congregational singing led by Rev. M. M. Stocker, pastor of First. Presbyterian church; one minute silent prayer; prayer. Rev. J. B. Patterson, paster United Presbyterian church; song, Methodist choir. Address, "Power of the Cross," Rev. W. R. Augsburger, pastor Grace Mennonite church; prayer, Rev. J. D. Miller, pastor Church of the Brethren; two minute intermission: congregational singing led by Rev. Stocker; one minute silent prayer; prayer. Rev. H, H. Hubbell, pastor Interdenominational church; song, Methodist choir. Address, "Glory of Resurrection." Rev. Halbig, pastor Church of Christ; congregational singing; benediction. Rev. Thomas D. Yarnes. pastor First Methodist church; postlude. Auxiliary Plans , Party, Poppy Sale ALBANY BAND WILL ENTER CONTEST AT CORVALLIS SATURDAY Milwaukee, Wis., April 8. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, socialist Mayor Daniel Webster Hoan, and republican Senator William E. Borah were apparent victors today in returns from Wisconsin's primary elections. Mr. Roosevelt commanded a two-to-one lead in the presidential preference vote in which his only opponent was Senator Borah. Borah, however, appeared to hflve mrriari sat luact a mainritv r.f I and in private conversation saia . Wilma Dick, Albany Colleqe in Part: ' , .. senior, was elected yesterday by "'nn county farmers are eli-a student body majority vote to P'hIe receive more than $200,-rule over the campus May dav fes- 000 dollars in benefit payments tivities, Saturday May 2. Elaine for diverting 15 per cent of th"ir Lyle, runner up in yesterday's soil depleting crops into soil build-election, will be the maid-of- ing crops under the terms of the honor. . new soil conservation program Queen Wilma'I has selected as which has been prepared to fallow her attendants the following co- the AAA programs' which . were eds: Elizabeth La r sen, Willa Mc-' declared unconstitutional on Jan-Intosh, Mary Lee Blair, Dorothy, uary g. Starr Wright. Dorothy Chalmers: -The new program is not a pro-and Marvel Willings. Crown bear-1 duction control program, it is not a er and flower girls have not yet tax program, it is not a get rich been chosen. John Bryant, as pres-quick scnemei it is a soii conser- Tit f nn tt nuance of Red Cross support of the county health pro gram as it is now constituted decided at the regular monthly nn countv chan Washington, April 8. Chairman C. Jasper Dell, D Mo., of the house old age pension investigation .charged today that the Town-send movement was trying to halt the inquiry because some "of its leaders are getting Jittery." The Townsend organization directors previously had ordered legal representatives to start court action to halt the house inquiry. Benn contended the leaders ip-parently are getting nervous over the disclosures of "abused busts and betrayed and violated confidences." Referring to the opposition of the directors to the Smith anti-lobbying bill. Bell charged the Townsend organization "with i'll of its press agentry in the Town-send Weekly and through its thousands of paid speakers and organizers," nil working under undemocratic pledges to speak only those words placed in their mouths by leaders at headquarters has admitted it collected practically $1,000,000." Bell asserted the opposition to the Investigation was "more than a coincide-nce." He pointed out threats of court action uguirist the committee occurred just us a sub-committee headed by Hep. Joseph A. Cana-van, 1)., N. Y., was preparing to leave for the west coast, nerve center of the inquiry, to head a sub-committee in quest " of evidence. Sheridan Downey, personal counsel of Dr.. F. E. Townsend, head of the $200-a-month pension plan for persons over 60, and Gomer Smith, vice-president, were instructed at a "harmony" meeting of the new board of directors of the movement in Baltimore to take any steps necessary lo halt the inquiry. Downey and Smith, after a series cf conferences, announced they would file a test action within two we-e-ks. ine tt aeiegaies wisoonsin win send to the Republican national convention. Hoan. after the most spirited ter board, held at the Greyhound School athletics are a real part of the community and educational program and because ot this it is the coach's job to so instruct his charges in their games that they learn how to get along with their fellows and contribute to the common good. Such was the view expressed Tuesday night by Amory T. "Slats" Gill, head basketball and baseball . coach of Oregon' State college in speaking to the Albany Lions club an dgucsts. The guests included members of the Albany Lions club and guests. The team and C6ach Carl Ellingsen. Devoting most of his talk to basketball, Coach Gill stated that 80 million persons uttende-d basketball games in the United States this,past season. The Big Ten conference alone, he said, collected $300,000 from 400,000 spectators. Inclusion of basketball in the Olympic games this year had a part in the increased stimulus, he said, adding lhat it was gratifying to note that all . members of the United States Olympic squad in the game come from west of the Mississippi river. The University of Washington, he added, had juriii in iii .vuuem uouy wu. i uie ..,;., nrllram anfi reoresents race of his long political career. I was believed to have staved off as Prime Minister. (Plratw Turn to Pui Two) From the Headlines By Deacon Richmond Albany high school will send a 40 piece band to the annual high school band contest to be held Friday and Saturday in the Oregon State college gymnasium at Cor-vallis, it "was announde-d today by Director Loren Luper. With what, is regarded as being the best band Albany high has had in the last three years, according to Mr. Luper, the .local musicians will enter the contest for Class A groups although the size of the school makes it technically a Class B band. The Class A contest will be held Saturday afternoon. Class C bands arc to play Friday afternoon; Classes B and D Saturday forenoon. Three members, of the Albany band are to enter the senior solo contest. They are: Helen Koos, saxophone; Lauren Karsten, trombone; and Ed Goman, clarinet. Gosslin Testifies Before Grand Jury the challenge of Sheriff Josepfi W. Shinners, backed by republicans and democrats for mayor. Returns from 2,190 of Wisconsin's 2.919 precincts gave; Roosevelt 292,530. Borah 129,584. Returns from 368 of Milwaukee's 397 precincts gave; Hoan 101.132. Shinners 89,013. Elaborate plans for the May day celebration, predicted to draw the largest crowds in the history of the college, are being made by general chairman, Leland Russell. Subsequent committeemen are Robert Tarr, decorations; Wilma Baldwin, program; Mildred Cole, procession; and Russell Hoyt, music. , . - High school students of Linn county will receive special invitations to the May day occasion, April 29. when the junior class is scheduled to send college entertainers to student body assembles, "Juneau Pupils Aroused by 'Ignorant' Questions" Pupils, in Ohio SCHOOLS, certainly are far from FOOLS but they think that ice and SNOW, tavern today. This decision was reached after it had been announced that the . county court has withdrawn, the $100 a month which it was con-, tributing toward this service, and that the condition of the chapter's treasury was such that the Red Cross could not make up the difference. Accordingly Red Cross support of the project will terminate June 18, upon conclusion, of the school year. The program included .nain-tenance ot a county health nurse, which position is now being filled by Juanita Johnston. '. Miss Johnston has been devoting part of her time to school health, work and part to county-wide work, in conformity with an agreement between the Red Cross, county court and Linn County Health association on the . one hand and the school boaid on the other. ' it was announced at 'today's me-eling that Linn county has; contributed but 484 of its increased liota of $600 for flood relief, and it was voted that the remaining $116 be paid out of the chapter s treasury. Turn tu Two! 1 . . As in previous years the YWCAi will sponsor the annual May dayj luncheon in the commons of; ana tne untamea ESKIMO, are the things that one would SEE, if he could in Juneau BE. So they wrote to Juneau SCHOOLS, asking how they m ad e their TOOLS; if they played their games with BOXES, or with AUNT HET BT ROBERT QUILLEN wooawara nan, preceaing we queen's ceremony. As a finale to the gala day Delta Kappa Phi and Alpha Gamma sor Plans for a card party and for the sale of poppies were discussed at an executive- committee meeting of the American Legion lit the-home til Mrs. W. H Bacon, 1022 West Eighth street, last night. The card pty will be held at the Veterans' Memorial hall Friday night, April 24. This has been established by the auxiliary as an annual affair, and will be- public. Mrs. Bacon will be chairman of the Auxiliary poppy sale committee this year. The proceeds, h; explained, will be divided between the auxiliary and the hospitalized World war veterans who make them. The auxiliary devotes its portion of the proceeds to child welfare work, which in the ease- of the lo.. cal unit, includes the juvenile library service' which it is maintaining at the city library, and Christmas activities among children. 1 . The poppies are sold annually by trie auxiliary prior to Memorial day. orities will sponsor a Queen's ball; 1 j .. . 11 . . T . ' in auwn luwji muttiiy. tut iidiiuua will be issued to alumni, former Musicql Program Given in Chapel Alpha Gamma sorority ofv Albany college presented to the student body this morning a musical chapel hour featuring Mrs. L. M. Bain, violinist, Olga Jackson, pianist, and Julian Bryant, soloist, accompanied by Fred W. Neal. Marion Foley, president of the organization, and Elizabeth Williams presided. Selections by Mrs. Bain were "Romance," (Wieniawski,) and "Ah. Sweet Mystery of Life," (Herbert). Miss Jackson's piano selections were Grainger's arrangement of Brahms Lullaby" and "Pickaninni Dance" by Gur-on Julian Bryant basso, completed the program with "Thine Alone" by Herbert. TRl'IXIVE RITES HELD Funeral services for Edward A. ftuaenis, tne stuaent ooaies oi ai-i pretty - colo red bany college and the Portland STONES; thought of them as ES Salem, Ore., April 8- W. L. GossUn, private secretary to Gov. Charles H. Martin, went before the Marion county grand jury today to answer charges that he allegedly violated the corrupt practices act in paying filing fees fur six candidates fur the state legislature. Herman Lafky. Salom attorney, who laid the charges before District Attorney W. H. Trindle, addressed a second letter to tho prosecutor at his request, listing witnesses to be subpoenaed.'. Trulove, who passed away at his home on Route 1 April 3rd, were held Monday from the Fisher-Braden chapel. Dr. M. M. Stocker, pastor of the Presbyterian church, officiated. Pallbearers were Charley Walker, Tom Linville, El mer Miller. Percy-Walker, Ben Roth, and George Zeigler. James Jenks was soloist and was accom unit, and faculty members. " ' KIMOS. dressed in strange and furry CLOTHES, who. with har- BARKER RITES I1ELD Ipoons. catch the SEAL to supply Music at the funeral of Dale their evening MEAL'. Forest Barker at the Fortmiller , Easterners think their knowl-funeral home Saturday included edge AMPLE, but this a fair EX-a violin solo by Mrs. Martha Veal AMPLE of their lack of I.NFORM-and a voc&l duet by Mrs. Gieeda ATION on our western CIVILI-Spoor and Mrs. J. L. Stuart, accom- ZATION. Those who live near the panied by Mis. Guy Richards. ATLANTIC, and who are a bit Mrs. Chester Veal. Mrs. Leata PEDANTIC, think this west coun-Haglund. Mrs. Maciel Falwcll. and try. WILD, as it's pictured to a Mrs. William Holbrook were in CHILD: all the fact they think charge of the flowers. Pall bear- they .KNOW, are garnered from crs were William Barr, Chester the picture SHOW, Veal. Leonard Haglund, Lester One would think they'd change Chilcote. Carl Stagneth and Ed.' their VIEWS, if they ever read Falwell. Honorary palbearers were the NEWS: but. it seems, they can-Charles Thompson, Claude Fal- not L.EARN. but to their first con-elL F.av Hood. Kenneth Radford cents TURN. One mav araue as he panied by Mrs. Glenn Junkin. Mrs Tom Linville and Mrs. Norman Walker arrannud the floral offer ings. Interment was in the family ANDERSON RITES HELD Funeral services were held yesterday for Mrs. Mary Langdon Anderson, who died here Friday. The services were conducted by Rev. T. D. Yarnes, pastor of the Methodist church,- at the Fortmiller Funeral home, and burial was at Sand Ridge ceme'try. At the services Mrs. Hazel Ewing sang and Mrs. Paul Steidcl and Mrs. Loren E. Wilson were in charge of the flowers. The pall bearers were Frank Skipton. Roy Hooper, Wayne Holloway, Fred Rex, Carl Huston and Dell Huston, plot in the Lebanon Masonic EXiALBANY MAN RISES Word has been received here trial Clinton. C- Archibald, forme-r-iy of Albany and erstwhile m;m-afce-r of the L'mpqua division of tin-California-Oieijon Power company, has boe'n promoted to the position of office- supe-riiiU-ndL-nl of construction and maintenance-for trie entire C. O. P. Co, system. He will reside hereafter at HEARS"? REPL'LSED Washington, April 8. -The senate lobby committee's right to examine telegrams of William Randolph Hearst was upheld in District of Columbia supreme court today, but attorney lor the pub DRILL NIGHT .MONDAY I Captain Charles J. Olvis announced today that hereafter Battery A, 249th coast artillery, of which he is commander, will drill Monday nights instead of Tuesday nights, as has bt-en customary for many years. Regularly conflicting events were ascribed as the reason for the change. Last night's drill, therefore, was the last Tuesday night session of the battery. "I notice that old folks ain't never in the way if they've got a bunch o' property to leave." (Copjriiht, MSI. rubltahtn ByadlwU) LICENSED TO WED Virj.;tl Menear, 22, Foster, and Daisy Thompson, 19, Holley, secured a marriage license at the county clerk's office today. , lisher promised to carry the- battle to the United Stales supreme C)Ul1 if IM'CfS.-iU. v. Erwin Wilkinson and Calvin Den- WILL: Boum . will be Boston! ms. 1ST1LI-

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