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About The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 1, 1918)
- The writer took a flying trip re
cently to tnis thriving: efity end was
surprised at' the Improvements made
In the last year or two. Mount Angel
is situated jon the Woodburn-Kpring-field
branch of the Sou (hern Pacific
about halt way between Silver ton
tnd woodhuru."; .';.,.
During tine, past year It has addVd
to its other improvements two miles
of fine pavement.- Tbei ' city In the
southern terminus of tb Willamette
Valley ' Sou;tlhern,i railway. -which hm
tends front; Blount Angel to Oregon
Thisi road gives them a con - -
venient outlet, to Portland, the fare
' being only! $ I tA also 'gives them
an f advantage In freight shipments
which Is important to their business
The city is the seat of Mount Ang?l
College, a well-known CathoilcJ
school, whose- alumni are scattered
evr many states and niimberamons
thirn many famous men. ' The col
lege Itself Is located on a sightly em
inence, and is a magnificent build
ing. It Has' a distinguished faculty,
and a veryS-large attendance from.ail
OTr the- coast, i This rjjakes Mount
Angel, in fact, a college torn.-aitd.
through the various publications .of
the college, gives it It prominent
-place in the sun. . j j '
In out rambles .around j the town,
we stopped for lunch at the Mount
Angel hotel,' a fine tw0-st6ry struc
ture, well furnished, al) rooms hav
ing hot and; cold water,! and modern
In every ! way. We were; served with,
one of the. best meals, ijtothi In quan
Ity and quality, that we have eaten
In many "a daym an d. the good words,
we had heard, before of this hostelry
were fully; explained. Both the rer-
vice and menu would be! a credit. to a
first-class hotel in any large city.
Hank of Moant Anffel.
- t ' -
This Is" the only bank In the city,
but.with its capital of $25,000 and
surplus of - 1 0.OOOi is j amply .large
for the city'jj jieeds' - Th.,offieejrsf
this bank aref J. W. 'iKbner. presi
dent; Henry Berning.-vlce. president;
Jos. J. Keber, cashier; :i aid Alois
Keber, asslstaprcashier,.- i -;i; x:-;,
The bank is, abused in'-n, ,f Ine oti;
story brick building, and Is modern
in every way. ..
, Mr. Keber. b cdshlf rj: affd'pf est?,
dent of the cotnnierclal club, .Inform
ed us that the bank was encourag-"
Ing in every way the planting of
more corn: in." thai vicinity, and tlw
larger use of alios. One step-in ,thii
direction was 'an offer J br, the ; hank
; to farmers to loan, at 5 per eeitt.
money with wMch to biiltd -Boa.
They had pursued JhlsJbllcv -for the
past year, i and, tire -offer tll stands
for ii8. : ii::-;.rLr' rt
Many silos have-beenl bnllt durlng
the past year. some, of! , the farmers
taking advantage of tia fitter andl
some-of'the ethers more prosperoui
building without borrowing. "
We noticed n fine exhibit of com
samples In one end of the bank, and
Mr. Keber informed us that this was
but a 'part of the exhlbltwblch they
bad been- uslngf at different agricul
tural exhibitions. f , . ?
The bank is also offering free
some selected seed corn i to farmers
in this section, who desire to in-
. rrpsM their corn nrnduction in 1913.
Many have taken advantage of then
offers 1 f-.- r..- v.-v i - v;f -;f-v"'
The farmers ; of this section, we
found, were greatly interested In the
prod action - of mqr.e cbrn.y as that
meant more hogs and 1 more hogs
means more food, which helpa "win
the waf." " ' i 1
We were shown a receipt for one
-Real live wires in the taxi business
is the Salem Taxi Company, office
In the Bligh Hotel. ' i 'f
A. Beck Is manager of this
company, and during the time he has
been in charge be has built up a good
business and has . a seven passenger
SCOTT & PIPER
Among the firms of Ihi. city which
handle motorcycles and blcvcles.
Scott St, Piper have made an enviable
epuiauon since tney organizeu tneir
business: in 1916. Mr. Scott had been
in the same line of business for about
hree. and one-half yiears, but Mr.
Piper Was a travelihgj freight agent
for one of the prominent railtoads up
to the time he JoJned ; Mr. Scott In
. the motorcycle and bicycle busines?
In Salem. Both are young men under
20 years of age, and have adopted as
their slogan "The , Square Deal"
house.5! 'M r J'. A,
In thd early fall, after looking
over trtany lines of Urea. T they select
ed and now have the exclusive sales
rtgkts 3n Salem of the "Firestone, '
which Is advertised in the Saturday
Hvening lost as "Native to all the
Warld ; Less : road ' resistance,
smoother riding, longer, life to the
car; these are the facts of every-day
rvlce I with' Firestone Super
Cords. ; - . 1 ' . : .
The Ha rley Davidson motorcycles
filARi DI I COUNTY,
iiTJD AGRICULTURAL CENTER
earload of hogs from Mount Angel
which 'totaled g2J. Thl
of Marion count r also lead in th
MKjBciion;cf lorer, and in the past
.... unj; ft h.imiu worm .r seed wa4
aJaippi CrooH this pone. This slfow
that thfe oil ;wf Marlon coVinty I
adanted 4nthB,kMri(.Ki. -..tt..ji
JOf'COrD &nd; ClOVer and munirv
that can prod ate then i two staple
products la, on the high road to
KealOiy-'AL'-f-, i .... V . ;
The citizens of JKojinf Angel have
organized tire road district for th
purpose !. of Increasing good roads.
-wo round them intensely interested
and. a f and of 18500 has been pro
Tided by taxation and. otherwise.
This year the roads from Mount An
gel to Wood burn will be completely
paved, and a post road will result.
Kffort has Jecn made to get the
merchants- 'ftp fialem to assist In the
grading ad paving of a rOad between
Mount tngel and the county seat, to
the end that the two cities and the
farmers! between could increase their
transportation. Mount Aneel thinks
It has done Its part, and it awaits th
pleasure-of Salem in doing her part.
A woid ;to the vrittp Is sufficient.
-Smith's Furniture Store.
Mr. i.' Smith conducts d large
furniture t6 re in Mount Angel, and
his stock Is complete and up-to-rdate.
We fonbd Mr, Smith a genial and
accommodating gentleman, and well
versed In his line of - business.'! He
reports io good trade during the past
year,. and also during the holidays,
lie is an enterprising member of the
Commercial Club' and. although a
kyouag marf. lg ooe'of Mount. Anel
most aggressive Vbusineesustlers.; ;
. Ilarr'a Jewely Store.
Mr.. Xeo Barr for many years a
citizen of Salem, conducts the only
Jewelry, store in Sflount Angel. He
has. ,a -1seII-Brraniiied business place
and hait-n nice stock of watches and
lewelry5 1M r,K Barr .reports a fine
h6Hday. tradeST'Pr cent of -whlr:h
was cash business. This speaks well
fqr the tjprpsperityjof this secyon.' ,
l .KchWAb C'omUssIoVi IfirtiM.
' '.Tffls tSono of the Important busi
ness Institutions ' of - Mount AngeL
Mr.',Krtd Schwab" is one of ; th best
known rjtlxans of , this city, being a
former . mayor- as vwerl as assistant
postm aster -of IMontvt Angel. He; has
een"3a th obi htlEBlon business for
twentv-our vears.,and does a tbrtv
ing bnefije ai reports a shipmenl j
One of the busiest places in Mount
A ngel -Is the Ford garage owned by
Schmidt Bros. , This enterprlsltg
firm, consisting of P. A. Schmidt and
B. L. Schmidt, have had the agency
for .the Ford car since 1314. Thrj
agency !i for j this car Is now - a good
thing, but In speaking of-this agency
they - say t I has -not always ' been as
easy to? -sell a Ferd as it is today.
Not only have this firm given excel
lent service in the sale, of the cars,
but 'they maintain a -well-equia)ped
garage land I carry a fulMlne of 'sup
Ptudebaker. one- enclosed taxi and
four other toUring cars in regular
service, " ' :
Jjist! recently (this company pur
chased 'la new Ford sedan for use in
the business. This is the only car of
Its kind Ip I similar service in Salem
and the Pope line of bicycles, with all
the accessories of the trade, with the
"Square Deal" habit of the house,
have Increased its business about 50
per cent over last year's lectVd.
The'i fact that this firm has the
exclusive Jobbing or sales right of
the populafj "Firestone" tire has had
ntuch to do with 4 ts Increased busi
ness, and'the manner In which they
repairij all i motorcycles as well as
bikes?! In their shop at 252-60, State
street Is another teason for success
Inftheil past and a promising future
for 1918. " ; : 1 by -'
The!; floor pace occupied by ms
firm has been' Increased 50 per cent
and the shop equipped with up-to-date
tools and machinery. J I j
Within a radius of three miles of
the city, or auch p. matter, Scott
Piper have established a free service.
In thejwaytof replacing tires, after a
blow-out on the roadj. or ether sud
den trouble endured by tbelr patrcps.
charge being made only for the cost
of . the . materials or! auppliea fur
nished, k U.;;.. J ) . : ' '
IS A GREAT
the past fall. He deals la seeds, lime.
ceinynt. ; and also conducts a larze
ge house. ,
place Is well arranged and has
capacity to handle any con
signments given him. ;
;Kx-h'H Drug Store,
. ' Mr. Ben Gooch Is the enterprising
druggist of Mount Angel.' and has a
nicely arranged stock or drugs, med
icines, sundries, stationery and other
linea usually kept in a first-class
drug atore. He I a member of tha
Commercial Club, and a progressive
and ' influential booster for Mouut
r J X. -It. Travlss. '. -
Mr. Traviss Js the proprietor cf
Mount Angel's tinning and plumbing
esta.blifbment. He has beep a resi
dent of this city for over eight years,
and his business' has increased year
ly. He does a general contract bus
iness Inbia line," and carries a good
stock of plumbing goods, sewer pipe
and also candles bicycles 'and bicycle
H is a good mechanic and reports
all the work he can do.
The Marlon Motel.
This hotel has recantly changed
proprietors, .Mr. Jacob Shar bach be
Ing now in possession. This Is a (fine
two-story, brick, modern notel, steam
heated and well furnished.
. Although just starting -out, be re-'
ports an encouraging increase In his
business, and being an -experienced
hotel man, he will -undoubtedly Boon
have his rooms filled to capacity.
, jW found b ton accommodating and
anxious io "please bla guests, lie in
vites the traveling .public to give iim
& chance to show what he can do in
providing for' their wants.
-jibnorTa Gonerml -fifcore.
; Ebner'a 'General Store Is xme of the
largest 'general stores .in Mount ;An
el and tdoea an extensive, .business.
tTne : proprietor, lr; , J. W. bner. Is
also president of the Bank of Mount
iAngel. and does a big .business in
farm seeds.' "having shipped f 60,000
worth sOf clover eeo the at yeark
r Mount Angel Garage.
ThU Is otre of ; the largest auto
companies Itv this section icf th state
and Is well equipped. The firm main
tain a repair department and have
on hand a,-cdmplete stock of acces
sories. These boys are accommouat
- ing ;.and rellaole, and expert roc-
plies so they can either give "first
aid or permanent cure" when any
one Is in need of repairs. , They also
do general machine repairing out
side of repairing automobiles. Thejr
carry a line of auto accessories. In1
eluding robes. Federal, Goodyear,
and otner tires. 'etc. They nave a
roomy structure near the depot, ana
many is the autoist who makes It a
point to get -supplies, or other service
from this garage. The Schmidt Bros,
are well acquainted with their local
patrons, as they were raised in that
locality? ' ; .
r.nd will no doubt be appreciated by
I heir many customers.
This company employs fire regular
drivers' and. Is ready on a moment's
notice to make trips to any part of
the city, and makes a specialty of
Country trips, charging for such trips
10 vents per mile. When-In need o4
a conveyance to get you , there and
back again Just phone 700. : .
FLEMING REALTY CO.
Mr. William Fleming is' the hust
ling head of Hils company, and is on
among the three oldest dealers in
. The one thing that Mr. Fleming
emphasizes In his business Is ''Reli
ability." If you have some wild cat
scheme pbss his shop because he wilt
not entertain It. - '
: ' Exchanges are a specialty with him.
but he wants to see that both aides
get a square deal, in the nine years
that be has been In this business he
has endeavored to earn the approval
of his business associates, and as a
result of such a policy, the volume or
his business Is steadily increasing. :
He Is located ; In - room 7 In the
Bayne building, and he -would
pleased to have his friends and new
comers call on him for any Informa
tion that be can' give in his line. You
will flndr Mr. -Fleming an earnest,
progressive, -. well-posted 'business
man. and whatever: he tHIs you ; in
the matter you-can rely on. ;
Report of vFire Department
The Salem Fire Department, by its
chief. Harry Hutton, in j making 1m
annnal report to the mayor and city
council, gives an interesting history!
of the working of that I department)
or'the tear 1917, Und by making ai
few comparisons, furnished Th
Statesman by Chief Hutton, an idea
may be gained of much that Is Inter
esting, as well as an inflght to i Di
pt ovements made .that have saved! a
few thousands of dollars to the peo
ple of Salem. t
The report. In part." follows
Hoae on Hand.
Cotton hose, 2 inch. In servlire.
4600 feet, of which 4000 feet, is
good condition and
feet In fifr
Apparatus on Hand, In Service.;
One auto pumper. - -One
chemical and hose wagon.
One i horse-drawn chiemical ahd
hose wagon, all in good condition
Apparatus in HrMrve,
One horse-drawn steamer, AmerU
crn La France make, in Rood condi
tion, stored at o)d Eas Salem sta--
tion; one seiDy sieamer, in rair con
dition and one- hwse-crawn chemical
and. hose wagon in good condition j -Fire
Alarms Responded To. ., I
From January 1 to December jiC,
1917, the department responded to
131 alarms, traveled M miles;
time worked at fires GOi hours; laid
22,750 feet of 2 inch ihose; raided
364 of ladders; used 803 gallon),cf
chemicals;. losg on buildings, I732
87; Insurance on butldfngs. S40SK.-
87: loss on contents $10.011.38;
surance on contents, $10,053.60.
1915 ' '
Alarms . . -i . . . . . . . '. .
Lioss on buildings.....'
Insurance on buildings
insurance on contents . L . $35,23775
Aarms , . . . v. .-.
Iioss on buildings. . . . ..1 .$20,353.80
Insurance on buildings; .$10,501.30
Loss on contents. . ; ..il, $11,673.40
Insurance on contents, j. . $ 9,823.40
Statement Showing the Buxi-
ness Done in Car-Load
Lots Only r
That the Oregon Electric Ttallway
company did Its share towards swell
ing the prosperity of the people; of
Salem, a review of the tonnage state
ment subjoined will give a very rair
Idea. '' ; . .-',.( .- ' CX
1 It coversJ only tho ahlpmentiM'pr
freight In carload lots for the years
1916 and 1917. It covers te shlj?-
sient of freight in both directions,
and by analysis It would show that
there had been' shipped into Salem
over that line several hundred cars
more than were forwarded. )
Carload shipments' for 1917, :L0S.-
f21,202 poundsr- carload shipments
for 1916. 53.220,455 i pounds;
Crease, 55,400,747 pounds.
. This statement was I compiled
the office of General Agent Ritchie
at the suggestion jof Traveling
Freight and Passenger Agent W.S.
Powers, who as the "scout agent"jtf
the road, has had much to do! with
the Increase of traffic' over its lines
About the 20th of October, Mr. F.
E. Bodenhamer and Mrj H. A. -Covey
came to this city from Independence,
Oregonr and opened up a bakery n
the old Statesman; building on 'orth
Commercial street. The store has
been rebuilt so that an' old resident
would not recognize If. The)frdnt
has been remodeled entirely and new
floors', paint and paper have madeflt
look spotless. And spotless itjls In
deed, 'for the, writer found It one of
the cleanest, nicest bakeries he has
been In in mary days, j ' I
The building has a 22 foot front
and a depth of R5 fit and tlie en
tire room Is occupied byj the bu ;lnefs.
The front room. Is usejd as aj retail
salesroom and In It arc jandsome
show cases, mirrors,; etc., which
would -do credit to .aQy city. .rThe
next room is nicely furnished wih
rugs, tables and chairs v and 1 is ln-
tenilait am an lia fr9ml narlnr 4
They are putting in a costly foun
tain and soon soda water- and - tee
cream will,. be a. part ef tbelK trade
and we predict jt a popular; place.
They have already put In a fine stock
of confectionery, and. have, enjoyed a
good Christmas 'trade. : Hpwever,
their main specialty' . Jwlll ,' be . pies,
bread, cakes, etc., usually, found In
the best class of bakeries. The boys
are experienced . bakers - and know
their subject. I ;
In the rear room they have a brand
new Hubbard, oven, the, largest of Jas
size. The capacity of this (oven ; Is
sufficient for four times thAlrpres
ent output. The proprietors pride
themselves on their I "hand-made"
bread and the housewives Of Salem
have already found that the, best
bread can be had of the Peerless.
These young men have movecf their
families here and -expect to make
Salem their home and If merit and
quality will gain the trade they will
undoubtedly get it; -j j ' ".'
Their place of business Is a dis
tinct addition to North Commercial
street. The writer found those yoqdg
men and their force of "clerks cour
teous and obliging and we
the citizens of Salem
When ' jaou want that extra
loaf of bread, or a 'nice pie!
or a big
cake, do not forget the Peerless Ba
kery. : They extend you a cordial
welcome at any time to come In and
examine their sanitary arrangements
1 . . .. 1
I ACTIVITIES OF THE NOlflil- I
The year 19 If In future, will be
known as the year, in vrhkih tho-Pacific
Northwest, Oregon, Washington
and British Columbia, decided to go
but and secure its fair share of the
tourist' traffic of Americ. It had
gradually been dawning upon the
people of these three commonwealths
that they had more to attract, ehter
taln, and interest the tourists than
any section j of the North i - American
continent, yet for lack of co-ordination
and of funds, these advantages
have never adequately been, placed
before the traveling public.
In the earjy part of this year; as
the .culmination of a year of persist
ent effort on the part of public-spirited
el Uzens of ,these states 'and this
prvvlnceap association was formed
which secured from the State of Ore
gon "an "appropriaUon ' pt: $45,000,
from U;e state of. Washington $ 4 5,
OpO and from the provlncef 4 IrUlsb
ffcluraUla . $22,590 . (or, a pobllcity
campaign Xor this purpose. , ,
j 'This money was net aaHable until
ayboat the middle of the, year. There
fore, the operations of 'the associa
tion were confined largely to pub
lLclty ifl the Inter-mountaln states to
the east, and to , California In the
sooth. with, the exception v that 'con
siderable publicity was carried .on In
recreation .magazine,'. such as fish
ing, golf, and motoring.
It was gratifying that. ,notwith
stapdlng the war. and all the adverse
conditions resulting therefrom, that
the tourist travel ras heavier the
season Just past than for some yean.
The automobile travel alone was ovar
1 00 per cent greater than that pf the
previous year, and It was very satis
factory to find that this Inereasejwas
principally from the sections in which
the association's adverUsing had been
placed. '.a.: .
Preparations, however, were start
ed for a large- and comprehensive
campaign for the coming year. One
hundred thousand booklets dealing
generally with the whole of .the 'Pa
cific Northwest 'are how on the press.'
These booklets will be fn as condens
ed a form as possible consistent with
the vast territory they have to cover.
PTheyi-will he verr-largely1' confined
to ' reproduced photographs of Its
principal scenic and other attrac
tions, generally be of a jnpt use
ful nature.1 .
FIt special booklets . ate 41 so on
the press dealing with motofing. golf
ing. fishing, yachting1 and mountain
eering. In l the Pacific , Northwest
These, booklets have .been , prepared
chiefly for the purpose of being rent
to ailof thoserbohall reply Jo iha
advertising of the aasociation. and
who naturally will .want to -know
something, of this country before de
ciding -to spend their yacaUon here.
It is the .purpose ,of , the. associa
tion not slm ply to have tourists pat-s
through the Pacific ortwe$t, Ibut
to make it .known throughout I the
length and breadth of this land; es
pecially vto f the Wealthy classes.- that
this is , )he . section in which peopl-J
in wll-toi-do circumstances may., with
their families, spend : the whole , of
their summer vacation. :
It Is felt that a family may spend
a month In any one , section of our
country, and , for twenty years, af teri
wards, spend a month each year In
another section of the country, and
still . feel that they, have ,not xhautt
ed Its possiblllUes as a. vacation re-;
sort. -V' - . f - r -f- ' . - ;'
, In fthe coming year a tentative
plan, of campaign I has heen.prepar' d
which probably is' the moat extens've
ever carried on. by. any section of the
United States o.r Canada.' It wl'l em
brace all the methods of modern pub
licity although Its most ;domhaat
features will . be , advertising n ;tho
great national . magazines jud ; Jn our
most dominant national daily ,aew .
papers. ... j',. -
This .plan has . been , aibmJtted . to
some. of the greatest advertising, ex
perts, in. America and. in Canada and
to many of the passenger iraf lie man
agers f the big rrallronds who have
for years had control of' large dver
Using funds, and .,wbo Jjww the kind
f -advertising.'' tbat , Is . effective, .and
the media ; In which this .advertising
produces the- best-rejntUa. i It-Is gra
tifying; to the association, to find that
these: genUemen , have endorsed In bo
.uncertain -way the testatlv' plan now
in course of preparation.
.in.addlUon to this f plan-of ,puWi
elty. ; arrangements i.have 'been .made
for. representaUves In varioua parts of
the Ignited States, to act for? the asso
ciation in the distrlbotlon of. Its; liter
ature and In giving replies to Inquir
ers. ( The Pacific Northwest . will be
well w represented throughout the,
tourist seasons In Florida" and tt,At-,
untie City. ":'i;r Vp i' ' r .
Arrangements have been made by
which the principal railways! serving
the- PacltlcJorth west will co-ordinate
their advertising for the coming sea
son ywithi that of the association, so
that vwben the campaign i begins it
will make a solid and combined, at
tack on the traveling public; -
It ia; f eltf that i this is the . psycho
logical moment -when the v Paclf ii
Northwest should . put forth ; all : it
energies There are so many coun
tries closed to travel, that thep.ubJJc
mnsti find new avenues, they rust
find new t destinies. they, must find
new scenes and new obJecUve points!
and, therefore, the campaign carried
on by the association wall appeal to
these people is ; 'pew;- country - in
which they, may ? reenperate rand" til
which they -may. regain i.theirhealth
and secure more incentive In the-pco-
secatlon of their daily work, .'y
To Imagine tbat the jpeoplo of tne
United States and of .Canada during
these times of stress and bf anxiety,
mast forego vacations is unthinka
ble, because If ever there was a time
when It 'was necessary' for the buslf
ness man to travel and take a -vacation
in order. that he. max maintain
his poise and a bright and cheerful
outlook. It Is now.
Through the trip recently made by
the secretary to the eastern states
the co-operation of the tourist agen
cies, those who manufacture tourist
travel, has been secured as never be
fore. For the first time In history
specially conducted and independent
tours: exclusively to " the. Pacific
Northwest will be .Incorporated In all
the publications and travel " books
Issued by these agencies. '
Jn the . operations of the associa
tion we have induced one Of tfie most
eloquent and. forceful orators In the
Pacific t 'Northwest, Mr.Frank Branch
Riley, to place his services at our
.disposal as lecturer for three months
and to take . with him .one of the most
.wonderful sets of pictures ever com
plied through the influential centers
of -California- and of the east, so that
he may place before the .wealthy men
who compose the membership of our
exclusive clubs and before the busi
ness men and traveling public of the
large centers cf popuiatlcn In the
most idemonstratK'e form all the ad
vantages .. Vhlch the : Pacific " North
west has to toflei.'l ... V.
Jn China an.d Japan, where ,the.re
! a verv larre leidtire class amonest
'he Occidentals, who find it neces
sary to take a. vacation every few
years, ,the association Is also carry
ing on an exte.nlre campaign In tho
leading newspapers and through their
principal social and commercial or
ganizations. .'.,! rb' ''".:':',"
A special effort Is also being made
to procure an enormous automobile
travel. duUnrthe'cwnlng season, A
slogan has ''been adopted for "One
Hundred Thou'ran4 Visiting Automo
blles for 1918." pin the Carrying out
of .this campaign, the co-operation of
all" the automobile manufacturers In
the United' States has'been . solicited,
andyith i roost 'grauryliig results.
It is anticipated, that the high ways
and by-ways of Oregon. Washington,
and. British Columbia will oe literally
covered durins the net seas4jn with
automobillsts from all secUons of the
United States. It Is .well known that
-a tourist Js a forerunner of the 'set
tler, the agriculturist, the Investor,
the manufacturer, and the permanent
resident, and-it is anUeipated that
not only will thH section benefit Im
mediately financially from the pres
ence of . these people In , thejr midst;
but our-latent, natural resources by
this means will receive the greatest
advertising which . they have .ever re
ceived 'in the history of the kNorth-
west. ; ;,.;;; ! t ( . i--V- :. ;
During the past few Veeks an ex
tensive campaign has ieen carried
on in the Middle X?et. in the Prairie
provinces of Canada, and in the
wheat growing distcicts bf the United
States where .intensely cold weather
i& .exprifjjped ,at,Jhls .time of th j
year.' -.The results from" this cam
paign .have been . already , more than
were anticipates, it is saie to say
that -iaot less than eight thousand
Canadians will, spend their winter in
the Pacific sNoryiwest. - ilt is esti
mated 'that each one of them -.will
spend net less than $50,, on his trans
portation and berths, making a total
of something like 4$406,0QO, and If
this .la (the jamount they spend on
their trancportaUon alone. It is only
reasonable to .assume i that at . least
five times this amount will be spent
In the time', they remain In the North
west, .which vwIIl .vary , from one to
four ..months,, making , .a -total of at
least $2.000,000. This Is all new
money.; 'r ' ';;;'" .
- What amount' of travel will come
frcm the -western (American states
cannot be determined,; as, this is the
first year that any .such , campaign
has been carried on Jn these states..-
;The .work of the ; association has
been fostered and . is being watched
by men of Independent means, public
spirited -citixens ,who have no other
In tereste . in the su ccess of . the move
ment -than that of ordinary citizens
f their respective districts. Each
director, represents, one, or. more com
mercial organization, automobile
clttb, cltjp c,oncll,v board of trade,
rotary l.b.ox some' othes body 4hat
exists; fcr the public .welfare.
That these men. are devoting' their
Unie andithelr.money.ifor each man
apends : his, wn money In attending
the nveetlngs, often has to come from
100; to;2 00 miles, and to remain from
two: to- threej .days at these mecUngs,
Is amo$t.gratifyng ilrcumstance.
.Tie -' gentlemen comprising r the
board f directors are a follows:
Prerident, Mayor A E. Todd, Vlc
tprla; ylce president, Mrs! Emery
Olmstead. "t Portland; Mr. R. U Spar
ger, Seattle; Mayor JJ. , McBeatb,
Directors for British, Columbla--Hon.
1 1 C, ; Brewster, .premier ; of i B.
C.; Mr. Joshua lKlngham. Victoria;
Mr, -jJtKeekwiUi. -Victoria; Mr.
FranlO IJtgans. Vr?a; Mft G. II.
Cttrell.Vaacouver?-Ald IL , II,. Gale,
Vancouver; Mr. W.' C. Shelly, Van
couver ; and Mr. O. R. Naden, - Vic
toria., . ! '4 - ' -V - "' '-', -
Directors; fpr. OregonMr.- Ben W.
Of colt, secretary of state Mr. W.
Hof raann, i Portland; Mr. Phil Met
schan . Jr.v Portland; ;Mr. Robert W.
Sawyer, Bend : Mr. l. A. Latta, Med
ferd; i Mr. A. II: Tiffany, Eugene; Mr.
J.) W. Sel moos, . Klamath - Falls; and
Mr. J., P.. Jaeger,-Portland.",--
Directors for 'Washington Capt.
1-M. Mowell, secretary of state; Mr.
WMdo. G. Paine; Sitkane; Mr. B. F.
iii:i.Vvt'!alIa Wallah Mr. W. F. Whit
ney, ,V'-:atchee; Mr. C. F. Nolte,
Belllnghaat JxH. V. Collins, Ho
quIam;Mr X.Bi Howe, Tacoma;
Mayor . EC X Wal ton. Port 'Angeles ;
and Mr.?pJlI. Watt. Seattle.
tThei treasurer ia Mr. J.C. Ains
worth. president of the United States
National Bank, t, Portland, and the
assiataat treasurerIs -Mr. 'Chester
Thorne, president of the -National
Bank of Taroina. while the 'oigani
sation - and publicity .work Js being
carried en under, the direction of Mr.
Herbert Cuthbert,- the executive sec
retary who Jiasnad nearly , fifteen
years experience specializing in this
one department of publicity.
The offices of the association.'are
at 9ill(H'h.iC. 'SniTIh Building,
Record of Arrestf During f
Year 1917, Seventy
; During the year 1917,, Just clo:
168 'arrests were made by the i-cli
department of the city, of
seventy fweie for violations cf i!
cr.dtnance3 of the city governini" u
flc, autos and bicycles and in
cycles, and only ferly-two an .
for drunkenness and disorderly
d,uct. !' ' , ' '
" Arrests for burglaries', 2; arx
for bicycle ' thieves. 3; ari. ',s f
larceny,' 2; arrests for petty 'larr-r
2; arrests for escapes from In
school, 5; arrests for, excapt-s in
girls Industrial school, 3; arrestr. fi
escapes from asylum, 1; am Mi f.
escapes from other insilltnic.-.r, ;
arrests-of Chinese suspeclH, C; ;t
rests'for transportation of lifinur.-.,
arrests neia tor otner ftars v.;..
ington)," 3; arrests for '.raro'es, 1.
The Statesman today Is er?' ' -1
give Its readers a veiy comrrt I
statement of the business irat u I
in the justice of the peace court U
Ing the year just closed, wltTi a c
paraUve statement of thu .
for the vear 191K frnm ul.lrh It v
be seen that there hals been an 1
crease In criminal cases of more t'
100 per cent, while there has l .
rsniall decrease In .the nunil ,-
civil cases brought In this court.
It pc6bably Is patent to all tl. a
has been through the hard work ;
energy ot Constable Percy M. Var
that Judge Daniel Webster's c
has been put in such a high staff
eUTIctency, which has , sav ul i
dollars of the tax payers mon y, .
the time of the circuit court, ,r ,
court, InJ taking care of these mi
ous cases. - .
Desecration of American flag
Murder; V. . .... ... .
Selling IntoxIcatlngXllquor. .
Receiving Intoxicating liquor
unlawfully , , ..-.,...,.
Refuse (o testify befom lis
. trlct attorney
Maintaining. a common nul
sance . '. . . . .
Drunkenness . . .
Assault with deadly weapon
Polygamy and adultery
Forgery) . . . . . . . . ,
Larceny; grand, petit, and Ly
- bailee; .... . . .
Obtalnfng property and mon-
- ey false -pretense
Carry concealed weapons . .
felling mortgaged property.
Assault and battery
Disturb public meeting
Mcftor vehicle law violation
Arson . , . 4 , ... . .
Game law violaUons
Threaten to kill .
Disturb church meeting ... .
Acting as Insurance agent no
license ........ L ...... .
Destroy hedge fence or prop
erty .... . . .... ....
Unlawful carnal knowledge
of female under IS und
over 18 years of age.
Aiding girls to escape from
state institution ........
Defraud hotel keeper
Pelllrigttobacco ta minor
Obstruct public highway
Having adulterated food n
Vagrancy . L ............ .
Pointing a gun at another. .
Perjury : . .
Stock running at large
Having opium In possessh n
Kesistisg an officer
Rape , '. . . . ,
Civil cases for the year. . ,
. . ;' (
Total cases for year . . . .
4The Salem Abstract Comrar. .
ofrices In the Salem Bank of
merce Building, announces t
K. Hanson of Grants Pass, l..:
Chased 'an Interest In the to;
which is one of the oldest i
State, J'Jiaving ;. been estaLlis!
1880. . Mf. Hanson win ncct!.
office and .duties of secretary
company, neia for the past
.years by George J. Watson.
Watson- has been certified i
National' War Council of tho
C. A. for service with Unite,! :
troops .In France, and will I
take up his duties as soon as
been ' deflnltefy assigned,
meantime Be will remain v ;
Mr. Hanson has been a rt : '
Oregon for the past ffftt
He served a term as dt ,
clerk for .Wasco county, r.
served two terms as co .r
for Hood' River county
first clerk elected to cffl
county after Its format!
legislature. He was forr
and manager of the Grar
stract Company, and is
very capable and pro
man. His family will f
at once. s
.Mr." A. A. Lee, presMf
pany, who has been r
it for more than tw
will continue In that
and Mr. Hanson v,',:i
engaged In the air
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