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2 The Newt-Review, Roseburg, Ore. Wed., Sept. 7, 1949
Justice A. J. Geddes announc
ed the disposition of the follow
ing cases when they appeared in
Justice court Tuesday:
Kenneth George Honp, 42, Sulh
erlln, was lodged in the county
Jail with bail set at S750 on a
charge of non-support of minor
George Washington Flnley,
Roscburg, pleaded guilty to a
charge of drunken driving, was
fined $200 and given a 30-day Jail
sentence, in addition to having
his driver's license revoked for
Roy Milton Plummer, 39, Sac
ramento, Calif., arrcs'ed over the
weekend for being drunk on a
public highway, wa released
upon payment of $40 bail,
James Taylor Butler, pleaded
guilty to a charge of drunken
driving, was fined $200 and given
a 30-day Jail sentence. His driv
er's license was revoked for one
Marcus Rcnhard, recently re
turned from Bclllngham, Wash.,
by sheriff's deputies, apeared
before Justice Geddes who set
bail at $2,500 on four charges.
Bail of $1,000 was set on the non
support of minor children charee.
$300 on obtaining money unuer
ialse pretenses and $300 each on
the 'two charges of drawing a
bank check with insufficient
funds. In addition, he faces a
contempt of court charge.
Other accused persons lodged
In the county Jail, according to
Sheriff O. T. Carter, Include:
Clair Homer Arne, 37, Cottage
Grove, arrested on a disorderly
conduct charge Involving morals,
had bail set at $250 by Keedsport
Justice Krcd M. Wright.
Chester William Clark, 50.
Stockton, Calif., had bail set at
$3,000 when he faced Drain Jus
tice Clarence Leonard on a
charge of assault with intent to
David Austin One Of 168
Students On Honor Roll
David Austen, Roseburg, was
one of 168 students to make the
summer session honor roll at
Eastern Washington College of
Education, according to figures
released by the school's registrar.
Austen was one of throe Ore
gon students to make a 13 plus or
He attended college at Llngnan
university in China last year as
an exchange student. Austen and
his wife will teach In the Spokane
schools this year. -
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Farm Bureau Co-Operative Exchange
Located W. Washington St. and S. P. R R Tracks
Thirteenth Victim Diet
In Camden, N. J., Slayings
Continued Prom Page One)
It was not determined immediate
ly whether the bullet came from
the gun of a civilian or one of the
50 policemen who converged on
Prosecutor Mitchell Cohen of
Camden county said arrange
ments have been made for a men
tal examination of Unruh either
in the hospital or after his release
expected In the next 24 hours.
Believed War Nerves
James Unruh of Haddonfleld,
N. J., expressed the opinion that
his brother went berserk because
of nervousness brought on by his
James said his brother served
in Europe with the field artillery.
After his discharge. Howard was
employed for a while as a sheet
metal worker. He entered Temple
university's school of pharmacy
last fall but qilit after a month,
giving "poor physical condition"
as the reason. Since then he had
remained at home.
Neighbors said he frequently
was seen reading a Bible as he
walked down the street.
Unruh an otherwise calm,
studious type thought by many
of his neighbors to have been a
Divinity student was charged
with murder before he was taken
to the hospital.
On a table in his room a Bible
was opened to chapter 21 of the
Gospel According to St. Matthew,
which reads In part:
"And ye shall hear of wars and
rumors of war: See that ye be
not troubled: Kor all these things
must come to pass but the end is
Turkey Prices Will Beat
Support, Predicts Visitor
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price Increases during the holi
day season, but contends that ex
cessively high prices would slow
The Norbest association, he
states, is very Interested in the
newly-developed I urkey Log,
a method In which boned turkey
is compressed and packaged m
a foil container and then may be
baked in a special oven. The new
process, he slates, eliminates
waste, furnish a product which
can be quickly and easily pre
pared and served, preserving fla
vor qualities and offering ease In
storage. Promotional and educa
tional work is being done witn
hotelR, restaurants, etc., and, i!
for the large-sized toms now dif
ficult to sell on the normal mar
ket because of their bulk.
Large Group Expected
At State Printer's Meet
Approximately 200 persons are
expected to attend the annual con
vention of the Master printers ot
Oregon at Tlmberllne lodge, Mt.
Hood. Sept. 10-11, according to
I.alph L. Ohman of Roseburg,
member of the board of directors.
Highlight of the program will
be the appearance of Carl E.
Dunnagan, president of the print
er's national organization, Print
ing Industry of America, and
F resident and treasurer of the
nland Press of Chicago.
A business meeting and pro
duction and sales clinic will draw
Oregon printers. A banquet and
dance Saturday evening and a
Sunday golf tournament will com
plete the two-day activities.
Registered Jersey Cow
Purchased By Local Man
Le Ron Sanders of Roseburg
has purchased the registered Jer
ser cow, Judith Pretty Design
Wilma, according to the Ameri
can Jersey Cattle club.
The animal was formerly own-
or! hi, (1 anA Qi.lnn.. CI.h
of Langlols. The purchase adds J
to tlie growing number of Jerseys
owned by dairymen In this area.
ttirebred Jerseys are registered
by the American Jersey Cattle
club at the national headquarters
In Columbus. Ohio.
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CLEVELAND, Sept. 7. P
Representatives of three railroad
operating brotherhoods with
headquarters here decided today
to make "no change whatsoever"
in a plan to strike the Missouri
Pacific railroad at 3 p. m. Friday.
The unions were considering a
national (railway) mediation
board proposal for arbitration of
grievances by a specially ap
pointed board a proposal which
Frank Douglass, a board member,
said had been accepted by the
The dispute Involves some 282
unsettled claims and an estimated
$3,000,000. A walkout would Idle
about 30.000 workers.
A sKkesman at one of the
brotherhood headquarters here
said the decision to go through
with the strike was reached in a
40-minute meeting of top officials
oi the Brotherhood of Loconrt
tive Engineers, Brotherhood of
Enginemen and Firemen, and
Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen.
Teachers Are Assigned
Six of the 40 Willamette uni
versity graduates to enter the
teaching profession this year
have been assigned to schools in
Douglas county, according to the
university's director of informa
tion. Marjorie Jewett, Central Point,
is the lone Willamette graduate
to teach in Roseburg. She has
been assigned to the Junior high
Myrtle Creek high school add
ed two of the graduates to its
teaching staff, Wendell Hall and
Stewart Leek, both of Salem.
Ralph Gardner, Salem, has
been assigned to Sutherlin high
school. Barbara Miller, Trout
dale, will teach music half time
at both Sutherlin and Oakland.
William Stark of Vancouver,
Wash., has been added to the
Drain high school staff.
Chester Boyle, Roseburg, has
been assigned to the state police,
according to the report.
Flying Farmers Want
Member On State Board
MCMINNVILLE, Sept. 7 t.V)
The Flying Farmers of Oregon
still want one of their members
apiminled to the State Board of
The pilot-farmer group's annu
al convention closed yesterday
with a resolution to that effect.
Another called for speed-up of
construction of landing strips in
the stale program. Earlier this
year the group had been critical
of the board's use of funds.
President Claude Williams.
Prlneville, was reelected along
with oilier officers. New direct
ors are Roger Leonnlg, Haines,
and Lee Foster, fliilsey. Sam
Whitney, Newberg, and Williams
were directed to work with the
Slate Aeronautics Board on farm
William Toetseh, Oregon State
college extension specialist, told
the final convention session thai
Oregon. Washington and Idaho
should work out a test program
to see whether sagebrush areas
could be cleared by use of aerial
Church Collection Saves
Mail Carrier From Prison
SPOKANE. Sept. 7 -(.T -A
$2.V) collection donated by a Post
FalKs, Idaho, church saved a Spo
kane postal employe from a term
In prison yesterday.
Donald VVilliam Pemctry, 21.
a substitute letter carrier, was
placed on probation for three
years after pleading guilty to a
charge of embezzlement from the
Asst. V. S. Atty. Frank Free
man said Demeiry had taken
Ihn-e checks from the mails, and
cashed them while his wife was
In the hospital awaiting birth of
The monev for restitution was
donated by the Post Falls church
here I Vmel ry's wife was
known by members.
Federal Judge Sam M. Driver
also placed another nslal em
ploye on probation a Her assess
ing a, $00 fine. Louis Arthur
I.aisen. an emploe tor 33 years,
pleaded guilty to taking a "letter
Kimball Says Worth
Asked For Immunity
(Continued From Page One)
chief of the Atlantic Fleet, testi
fied that most of three sections
of the anonymous document were
based on a memorandum he gave
Worth, and on a document whose
contents were kept secret by the
court. These sections dealt wltlt
prospects of using Jet propulsion
for the R-3S.
PORTLAND, Sent. 7.-.TvA
federal court has fined the Allen
Fruit companv. Salem, and Its
president. William G. Allen. St.
tXX) on conviction of packing fruit
under insanitary conditions. The
government had hinught two
charges of violating the Pure
Food and Drug act against the
company. Federal agents said
shipments of canned prunes in
l!Mii had contained roilent hairs.
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Needed Before Planning
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that the hilly area surrounding
i..Hi,rr roulri ho utilized, rath-
er than avoided. Councilman Per
cy Croft said that leveling some
of the hills to fill In the low spots
might not be as costly as suppos
ed, tnereoy placing o.,..
i.x.ation nhnvp the hills obiected
to by CAA officials.
r i ;.iiiiH- executive direc
tor for the Douglas County Hou-
ing authority, explain mc
mithnrifv as it
applies to the local situation. He
said the ciiy wouiu nui u .....
cialiy obligated in any way if the
requested housing is constructed.
He pointed out the fact that the
city is to accept a proportionate
share of ten percent of the rental
in lieu of property taxes.
His remarks preceded the
council's decision to recommend
to the local housing authority the
construction of 100 low-rental
....... i the fitv in h erected
on the basis ot j0 units a year.
Tlie COUnCll Was IIUUIIIICTJ ma.
the city may request additional
housing at a later date if the
above amount is found Insuffi
cient. No action was taken on the pro
posed widening of Terrace ave
nue, when comment from the au
dience and individual council
members told of conflicting
views as to where the street and
proierty lines are in that area.
Councilman Croft said three re
ports by as many engineers dif
ler as to Terra'-e avenue boun
daries and widths. A map of the
Terrace avenue district waj giv
en properly owners for their ref
erence, with tentative council
plans indicated to base the pro
posed 49-foot street widths on the
existing west side street boun-
dd,liie council also authorized the
city manager to auvertise for
bius on the proKsed Ford street
improvements, referred to the
street committee a proposal to
construct sidewalks on Commer
cial street between E. Third and
rourth streets, and instructed the
city attorney to draw up n or
dinance authorizing the widening
of North Jackson street.
The Jirst and second readings
of the garbage collection oral
nance setting new rates was giv
en, with the final reading slated
lor the next council meeting.
However, the council nassed a
related ordinance, approving the
site of the new garbage dump on
land adjoining the present dump
A..,.,-n.,ai u-ua aivpn. thpn with
drawn, to have tne city draw up
plans ana speciiicauoim ui
public rest rooms to be built in
Eagles park. Objections to the
action approving the move came
.... a f-.iill ,f discussion as 1
where the Sfi.OOO supposedly bud-
getea lor inis puiiiur,- nuunnj
was. City Attorney Geddes told
councilmen that the city may not
use money previously budgeted
but not used within one year, un
less the sum was placed In a
sinking fund. These regulations
huH nnl hppn enmnlied W'itlvCetl-
dca said, in questioning the le
gality ot spending sucn iui.
fh nminr-il withdrew its appro-
val and voted to postpone action
until tne nexi meeiuiK.
Approved bv the council was
a move to "install new radio
equipment In the city police cars.
The citv manager was instructed
to advertise for bids for a new
FM radio transmitter and receiv
ers. Approval of an appropriation
for the city planning commission
and motions to recommend ap
plications for new businesses to
the police commission concluded
ENDS DAYLIGHT SAVING
Mc.Ml.N'NVILI.E, Sept. 7 t.V)
The citv council voted last night
tn end daylight caving time here
at 2 a.m., Sunday. Sept. 11. The
action wa by ordinance to re
peal the last time measure.
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Economical terms. j
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Generally fair today and Thurs
day with morning fog In valleys.
Highest temp, for any Sept... 104
Lowest temp, for any Sept..... 29
Hiahest tenia, veiterdav 75
Lowest temp, last 24 hrs 50
Precipitation last 24 hours ... T
Precipitation since Sept. 1 T
Deficiency since Sept. 1 21
Steel Fact Finding Board
To Report To President
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7.-(.-P
The White House said today that
tentative plans call for the steel
fact-finding board to report to
President Truman Saturday
That day is the deadline for
the presidential panel to turn
over its recommendations for set
tling a wage dispute that threat
ens a strike in the steel industry.
The CIO steel workers union
is demanding a 30-centsan-hour
"package" increase. It has set
Sept. 14 for a strike unless a
settlement is reached before then.
The White House said the board
members will visit President Tru
man Friday afternoon, according
to present plans, and make their
report Saturday morning.
If this arrangement is adhered
to, it was said, the report prob
ably will be made public for
Sunday morning newspapers.
Actress Ginger Rogers
Sues Spouse For Divorce
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 7. t-f
The man w ho didn't come to din
ner no longer is the husband of
The 38-year-old actress obtained
a divorce yesterday from her
third husband, Actor Jack Briggs
Jr., 29. who she described as
"everything I've ever dreamed
of" when they married in Pasa
dena. Calif., Jan. 16. 1943. They
separated last July 30.
Charging cruelty. Miss Rogers
testified that Briggs didn't come
home to dinner even on their
sixth wedding anniversary when
she prepared the meal herself.
Mrs. Lela Rogers, the actress'
mother, said Briggs went to sleep
in front of guests and snored.
Newsboy Spreads NeWs
Of Press Breakdown
WATERBURY, Conn., Sept. 7.
(JP) The Waterbury Republi
can reported today that it has a
route carrier who knows the
value of public relations.
The Republican intended to
consultant from Alexander Smith
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English Crisis Topic
At Big Conclave Today
(Continued from page 1)
ing these difficulties."
He said the problems facing
the conference are of "vital In
terest to my country."
Top foreign policy and eco
nomic chiefs of the three na
tion met in a walnut-panelled
room at the state department.
Seated In leather-backed arm
chairs, they grouped about a 20
foot glass-topped table.
Arrive On Time
The three delegations arrived
at the department with split-second
First were Secretary of the
Treasury Snyder and his chief
assistant, William McChesney
Snyder was grim-lipped as he
stepped out of his limousine. He
looked very much the banker
in his dark blue suit, white shirt
and dark blue tie.
Photographers were taking
their pictures when someone
shouted: "The British are com
ing." Up drove British Foreign Min
ister Bevln, accompanied by Sir
Stafford Cripps, chancellor of the
exchequer, and British Ambassa
dor Sir Oliver Franks.
A few minutes later, the Canad
ian delegation, led by Finance
Minister Douglas C. Abbott, ar
rived. A crowd of 100 or so spectators
had gathered In front of the de
partment building to see the
In the three power talks the
British leaders are expected to
seek American agreement to
speed up spending of dollars for
strategic materials such as tin
At the same time they want
to relax a 1946 Anglo-American
loan agreement provision so that
Britain can Increase discrimina
tion against buying American
These and other measures,
which American officials are ex
pected to receive sympathetically,
are designed to (1) increase the
flow of badly needed dollars to
Britain and 12) enable the Brit
ish to curtail the spending of the
dollars and gold they now have.
publish an edition Labor day
morning, but couldn't because a
repair Job on Its press was not
completed in time.
When delivery boy Ronald Par
ent learned of this, he covered his
route anyway, leaving this note
at each customer's door:
"Press broke down. Sorry, no
"Your paper boy."
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Orient Is Viewed
As Wheat Market
PENDLETON, Ore. (Special)
What's going to happen to
Northwest wheat One answer Is
an expansion and development of
wheat and flour markets In Ja
pan, India, and the Philippines.
The Oregon State Wheat com
mission in a quarterly meeting
at Salem, Sept. 5, 6 and 7
reviewed steps which have been
taken to make an on-the-spot
study In cooperation with the
United States department of ag
riculture'! international commod
ities branch and the Washington
state department of agriculture.
The USDA research and mar
keting funds are financing the
Far East market study under
taken at the request of the com
mission and Oregon Wheat Grow
ers league, said Jens Terjeson,
commission chairman and Uma
tilla county wheat producer.
On the domestic front, the
wheat commission picked Labor
day to open the meeting in order
to observe the 4-H cake baking
contest at the state fair. The
commission is sponsoring state
contests as an educational pro
gram to show the excellent bak
ing qualities of soft white Oregon
The commission will hear re
ports on freight rates, Industrial
uses for wheat, flour distribution,
quality of bakery products, and
the cracker industry. A chairman
and vice chairman will be elect
ed the last day.
The antelope jack rabbit gets
Its name from its habit of "flash
ing" the white hairs on Its rump,
in the manner of pronghorn antelopes.
An error appeared in the hosiery advertisement for PEN
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Home Sales In Portland
Reported On Increase
PORTLAND, Sept. 7 (IF)
The Realty Board here reported
today that home sales have pick
ed up and sites for commercial
and industrial use have shown
marked activity the past two
The board said this Indicated
buyers believe the price change
has stabilized somewhat. New
home sales have been particular
ly active. Although improved,
commercial property was the
sole laggard in the trend.
PORTLAND. Sept. 7. UP)
Charles Franklin Nicholas, 75,
son of a pioneer eastern Oregon
stockman and a livestock agent
here before his retirement, died
last night at his home.
Watch this list for recent
1937 P tick 60 series
1936 Buick 90 series
1939 Ford 1-ton Pick-up
1939 Studebaker Sedan
1939 Stud. Champion Sdn.
1940 Chrysler Sedan
1937 Buick 40 Series
1941 Chevrolet S-Pass. coupe
Many more older model cart
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9'x 12' 85.50
9'x 15' 106.95
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