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About The news-review. (Roseburg, Or.) 1948-1994 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 7, 1949)
Called Up In
Questions By Attorneys
Seek To Find Impartial
Panel; To View Scene
Oregon Ryegrass Production Upped; Legumes Seed Yields Reveal Decline
Six mor prospective Jurors
were summoned by Circuit Judge
Carl E. Wimberly "to appear
forthwith" at Victoria Sanders'
murder trial yesterday afternoon,
as the lawyers ran through the
original Jury list and eliminated
several persons Jor various
The Jury was to view the scene
61 the alleged crime this morn
ing. They were to be taken to
the house, two miles west ot
Drain, where the body ol Ralph
Mojonnier was found dead almost
two years ago, a gunshot wound
in his head and .22 caliber rille
In picking the Jury, the state
and counsel for the defense elimi
nated a number of persons be
cause they professed conscien
tious scruples against capital
punishment. Others were excused
for reasons not stated, as the
lawyers wrote their challenges on
secret ballots handed to th
When there were no more
names to be called, Judge Wim
berly instructed Mrs. Eva Marsh,
of the sheriff's office, to draw
six additional names. She drew
the slips of paper from a box and
handed them to County Clerk
The names drawn were those
of Harriett F. Turner, Winona P.
Bailev, Katherlne E. Youne. Gor
don Hadley, Hazel E. Coff.tian,
and concley c. Shelton. The
judge Instructed the sheriff's of
fice to "summon them to appear
forthwith." Mrs. Turner arrived
In the court room within a few
The trial was to get underway
today, after the Jury's return
from viewing the scene of the al
, From questions asked "the Jur
ors, the state indicated it would
attempt to prove that Miss San
ders killed Mojonnier after he
"refused to marry her," when she
had born a child, "which may or
may not" have been his child.
Miss Sanders and Mojonnier al
legedly were living together as
man and wife.
During the questioning, the
comely defendant sat with her
lawyers at the bar, the long tabl?
situated directly In front of the
Judge. Her attorneys include Paul
E. Geddes and Carl Felker, Rose
burg, and John Purvis, Reedsport.
Others at the table were State
Police Sgt. Lyle Harrell, Dudley
Walton, assistant district attor
ney, and Robert G. Davis, district
Juror Draws Laughter
E. R. Metzger, Roseburg, called
as a Juror, caused laughter in the
cpurtroom and even drew a smile
from Miss Sanders, when he re
marked, "if she had a child by
him and he wouldn't marry her
under certain circumstances, I
wouldn't blame her for taking a
shot at him!" He was later ex
cused. Judge Wimberly explained
from the bench that if Miss San
ders had had a child by Mojon
nier, and there was a question
whether it was his, would she still
have a right to "shoot him down."
All jurors attested, under Ged
des' questioning, that they would
be willing "to give this young
lady the benefit of presuming her
innocent, until proved guilty be
yond a reasonable doubt."
The prosecution sought to learn
the Juror's attitudes toward cap
ital punishment, and whether
they would allow themselves to
be Influenced by the fact that
"the defendant is a woman."
PORTLAND, Sept. 6 (
Higher ryegrass yields hav
boosted the Oregon crop to 49,
000.000 pounds compared with
34.600,000 last year. But the fed
eral crop reporting service said
legume seed yieljs were down.
A severe winter and late spring
frosts were blamed for the drop
of lepume seeds to 113,000.000
pounds. The crop represents
about 68 percent of the nation's
The Department of Agricul
ture's weekly bulletin said hairy
vetch would total about 14.500.
000 pounds, down 500.000 from
last year. Common and Willam
ette vetch was estimated at 11.
900.000 pounds, less than half the
Although plantings of Austrian
Deas were increased 17,000 acres,
the harvest wjll be 29.600,000
pqunds, only 4.600.000 above a
year ago. Hungarian vetch output
was estimated at 630.000 pounds
compared with 1,100.000 last
Support prices for the 1950 crop
will be based on parity prices as
ot April 1, 1950, the department
The agency said that If parl'y
prices next April are the same
as those of July 15, the average
support levels for top grade seed
would be as follows: hairy vetch
13.5 cents a pound; common
vetch 6.34 cents: Willamette
vetch 6.34 cents; crimson clover
16.03 cents; common ryegrass 7.
09 cents; Austrian winter peas
These would be slightly under
1949 support prices.
The jack rabbit Is not a rabbit
Hood River Pear Crop
May Set New Record
HOOD RIVER. Ore., .TV-The
Bartlett pear crop in the Hood
river valley promises to be even
bigger than the expected record
Shippers estimated the total
crop would reach 16.000 tons
some 2.000 tons above the previ
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belonging to Britain lie only 2
miles from the coast of the
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Spruce Budworm Invasion
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idemic of spruce budworm,
which Infested 160.000 acres of
trees In Lane and Linn counties,
was completely controlled by aer
ial spraying, the State Foi-estry
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and June with airplanes and heli
copters. It cost only $1.07 an acre.
The department said more th n
96 percent of the budworms were
killed. Their natural enemies will
take care of the rest.
The worm kills trees by de
stroying their foliage.
Wtd., Sept. 7, 1949-Th News-Rtvlew, kotcburg, Ore. 11
Japanese Will Not Add
Year Each New Years
TOKYO, Sept. 7 Jap
anese on Jan. 1 will not add an
other year to their ages as they
have done for ages.
Always In the past the Jap
anese. Just like race horses, have
added one more year Jan. 1 no
matter when their birth date.
This New Year's the country will
adopt the western method of
counting age from the date of
Japanese women are pleased.
The men are indifferent.
Klamath County Drouth' :
Said Worst Sine 1889
KLAMATH FALLS, Sept. 7.i
,T The drouth in Klamath coun
ty Is the worst since 1889, some
ranchers said here.
Ranchers of .he Wood River
valley said grass conditions have
not been so poor in 60 years.
Some farmers said they hav
doubled their irrigation this year
and still have not maintained a
typical stand of grass.
The jack rabbit is one of the.
speediest of small mammal.
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Values like these
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If bargains can make you half as excited as they do us our stores will
be more than buzzing when you come in to collect your savings this week.
Read this list of exciting values closely then get your share for sure!
Del Monte Corn2N c 25c
Cream Style Golden Bantam. Buy as many cons as you wish no limit.
Blended Juice 3
A delightful blend of healthful Orange and Grapefruit Juice. Stock up!
EJj5 GRADE "A" SMALL DOZ.
Zee Waxed PaDer-'-R "17c
Buy several rolls for those scb
Canning Peach marmalode? Yc
Chinook Salmon. V 29c
. Packed in Astoria. That wonderful Chinook Salmon you know you like.
Fancy-Pack Tuna sf?- 29c
Buy several rolls for those school sandwiches. Keeps 'em extra fresh.
Canning Peach marmalode? You'll be interested in the savings on this item.
Hartex or Volley Rose No. 2 Con
Delicately seasoned to give your taste buds a thrill. Buy several cans.
Duz, Oxydol-Rinso 25c
These two fovorites are in extra demand now that fresh peaches are he
Ma rga r i neSbaj u.2 5 cDo,err1 9c
Sweet, fresh Margarines. Priced to save you money. Use 'em in your cooking.
Peanut Butter ? - 5 5c
Both children ond grownups like this healthful, nourishing spread.
fUJ Lumberjack Imitation maple 24-oz. Bottle LC
Make your hot-cakes exciting with this good, old-fashioned flovor.
Tomato Ketchup r19c
One of the famous Heinz 57 varieties. Just look at this exciting price!
Ritz "J Crackers " 25c
Both of these favorites ore crisp and fresh at Sofewoy.
Graham Crackers l 45c
Keep a box of these on hand for those offer school snacks.
FLOUR ioLb sek 87c 2stb sck 1.98
Kitchen Craft Pillsbury Gold Medal or Sperry's Drifted Snow.
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MEAT SECTION EXCITING VALVES
Fresh GROUND BEEF
Lean, Gristle-free, pure beefl Ground fresh daily,
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Rib Roast gSof lb. 65c cGlttme lb. 55c
Sirloin Steak Se lb. 79c lb. 65c
T-Bone Steak ESS lb. S9ccfmt. lb. 69c
Round Steak lb. 69c .lb. 65c
Center Cut Pork Chops . lb. 79c
Shoulder Pork Steak . . lb. 45c
Loin or Rib End Pork Roast lb. 59c
Pork Shoulder Roast . . lb. 45c
Liver Beef, lb. 45c; Pork
Sliced Bacon .
Asstd. Luncheon Meats,
Wieners or Bologna . .
Salmon Steaks. .
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5.1..l?YKek Cod Fillets.
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15-0i. Pkg. 27
3 cans 28c
THE SEASON'S FINEST PRODUCE.
PEACHES ts- $1.49
Seedless, 2 lbs 19e
Tokays 2 lbs 19c
Bananas lb. 15c
Lemons lb. 21 e
Cauliflower lb. 15c
Golden Corn lb. 6c
Green Cabbage lb. 4c
Egg Plant lb. 10c
Danish Squash lb. 4c
Green Peppers 8c
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