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THE OREGON STATESMAN. SALEM. OREGON
FRIDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 1G, 1923 - -
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II OF 0 TO T
SQUIRE EDGEGATE Friend Wife Will Have an Easy Part and Grow Fat at the Same Time!
, 3Y LOUIS RICHAI
Basketball Squad Leaves
Today First Game to Be
Two Year Jinx Beaten When
; -Local Aggregation Wins
w Hard Game.
F-Po yc?u-fr yf IfSRarf -nJ'". rDuT Zifni a- m--rcnc ht5 TfriS tHUMA
f 7o'o to Tff7cA M f TH 7E ) 3 j YSZrS I -D Minn ?pr 3e DcAl
r 4 Salem high made up for two
year a of jinios, last njsht. in
beating the IcMlniiviUe basket
ball team, 33 tfl 23..
f . Both teams .were way Off lq
their shooting; an astonishing
number of apparently easy . shots
ereT misled. loMInnvHIe prob-
' ably . fared t he wort t in tbis rais-
ry; scores of tiraett the visitors
worried the "ball through the
. Salem defense, to within a few
feet of the goal, only to lose the
' chance by . cross-eyed shooting.
- What Merchant did to the foujs,
however, was almost like a ma
chine waking bricks 5t simply
; coat'ii't mis. , J"
? ';; ; Not Up t Average y
A The game was not nearly up to
the average of Salem high sped
that has been seen h re this year;
Jthfc tt'.P94 1 judgments of , he reN
Veree, Eruie Arthur, mada playprs
too cautious for 4.he good of tL
game. The crowd was not ac
' ;U3tomed U . such metkuloua
. ."calling of plays ; .... thoush appar
i fnfly tbe two teams far fd alike
In tne penffltfe. Only four play
Ljer? ont oi thi 14 'for the two teams
1all'd to draw st least one penalty
for personal fouUags, and; LI!1I
gren foiTSalenx and Meri-hnt iat
'JdcMlnnfllT' went, out ; e& lour
".called offenses.' Only ortef of the
,S9Ten tilting, players got through
'.mIth a cietm'corc; threC3alem
Aoys "wereMt penalised. '
: Imputation Upheld
Th.e " visit org lived , up to their
reputation of a fa?t,'hard team to
cteat Ccach Jackson' has built up
Ja iflghtins aggreyation, hard as
,nal!s and reSoureefal i" enough? to
make the Falem streaks extend
themselves; Bu the final score
more thad" evens , the last three
'games, .last; year -and this; .Salem
' has loet the other three by a total
f I only $ t points, ' and -tonight
Salem got a -lO-polnt majority. .,.
, - The lineup i follows: '
' " Salem Reiohurt. (S), Brown
" (6), forwayds: Okerberg (11),
- centert Patterson ;(2), LUligren
4(2), guards. " Substitutions: Fal
jlon (4) for Relhhart, Adolph for
Jilligren.-V1;'; . - XX -
' McMlnnrilleFoeley (8), Agee
C2), forwards; "Bryant,! center;
I Merchant; $), Agee U)i
,guaras. euosutuuons: .aimer ior
Bryant. Kanxelman for Merchant.
EUGENE, Or., Feb. 15. The
University of Oregon basketball
squad will leave Eugene tomor
row afternoon fat two o'clock on
a northern trip that includes
games with Whitman, Idaho,
Washington State and the Uni
versity of Washington. The
Oregon teem is in fine condition
for the trip, according to coach
: The team will be accompanied
by Trainer Bill Hayward, Ore
gon's veteran .conditioner, who,
will be i taken I to keep the men
in 'shape. . " . "
Eight men will start the; trip.
Zimmerman. Gowans, Altstock
and i Rockhey, forwards; Latham',
center; and Chapman, Shafer and
Burnett, guards. Ralph Couch,
first string substitute, guard, has
blood poison in his foot but will
likely join the squad at Spokane
, The schedule ,'for the trip f ol
lows: : K J ' 1 :
February 17, Whitman at WaV
& Walla; February 19, Idaho- al
Moscow; February 21, Washing
ton State .at Pullman; February
u2. Spokane Athletic club at
Snoane; and . February 24.
Washington at Seattle. .
PULLMAN. WHslu. : Feb. 15.-r-
Was h ington Sta te " college's Cou
?gar basketball - team encountered
little difficulty In administering
u '36 to 15 defeat to the five
from Willamette university here
tonight.' The -Cougars used jal
most, excluslvfly second string
Chemawa-Mt. Angel Game
Scheduled for Tonight
Tonight at 7 o'clock the Che
mava Indians will play the Mt.
Angel Collegia d - at , Chemawa.
Earlier in the Beason the Indianr
dropped the first game to the An
gels in a listless game but per
fected teamwork and basket shoot
lug to a poiat where the game to
night will be by no means a one
sided affair. ! : J ;
The Indians have been Consid
erably handicapped this season be
cause of no one on the squad with
varsity experienco to lead the way
and. have held bacjc when they
shoould have rushed in but have
gradually worked up to the point
where they' look' like seasoned
players. ! : ; '
DePoe, the lanky Indian cen
ter," and f George, forward,' are
back on the squad after being out
on account of slight injuries and
are going at top speed. These
two men along with Bucbert, the
speedy little running guard, has
formed the Redskin scoring ma
chine for the most part this sea
son and have managed to notch
their opponents by a few points
In about two-thirds of the games
played. Abraham, guard, and
Phinney, forward, round out Ihe
team In their; ability to play coil'
slstant offensive ' and 'v defensive
ball. ;' : v ' ! , - ; -t
Three more games remain on
the Indians'! schedule anad they
are getting ready to close the sea
son and are set on doing it right.
The Angela are the .first of the
three and though they have a big
speedy aggregation, it means Jit
tie. to the determined redmen. -
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local Officer Tracks
Down Three Speeders
Salem Police Commended
for Humane Services
On Thursday, Mayor John Giesy
received a letter from Mrs. F. W.
Swanton of Portland, state exec
utive officer for the Oregon Hu
mane society commending the Sa
lem police for efficient humane
services. On Tuesday a boy came
in from Silverton. leading two
cows that bad become So exhaust
ed by the journey that when he
Jeft them for a few minutes. to go
in to a fire and warm his hands,
they lay down, and were unable
to get up again, f Officer Victor
found the case, hustled up a truck
md soon had the animals deliv
ered to their owners, safe and in
?ood condition save for their ex
haustion. Mrs. Swanton happened
to be in Salem that day, made
note of the incident, and wrote
back to the mayor to thank the
city for its humane police.
Deposed President to
Give Self Up to Police
PITTSBURG. Kas., Feb. 14
Alexander Howat. j deposed Presi
dent of the Kansas Miners' union,
left Pittsburg tonight' by motor
car:for Girard, where he will give
himself up voluntarily to Sheriff
John Turkington on commit
ment issued last weekly District
ludge D. H. Wooley following re
ceipt of a mandate from the Kan
sas supreme court affirming the
decision of former District kludge
A. J. Curran in fining Howat $200
Matches Flourish in Out-of-Way
Hot on Trail.
CHICAGO, Feb. 15. Boxing,
which for the . last six months,
has flourished in Chicago to such
an extent that ordinary matches
drew from $8,000 to $10,000
without newspaper publicity and
only those, on the inside knew
where they were to be staged,
was ordered stopped by Chief of
Police Fitzmorris tonight. ,
The action is the result of . a
campaign waged by the Chicago
Law and Order league which had
its investigators play hide and
seek with the boxing fans to ob
tain sufficient evidence to pre
sent to Mayor Thompson. The
mayor directed Chief Fitzmorris
to issue orders to all command
ins police q'ficers to prevent
The contests, prohibited in the
state by law, have' been staged
in remote sections of the cityJ
almost every night with capacity
crowds in attendance. The lo
cations of the matches were not
recaled in newspapers which
merely referred to them as be
ing staged before a "suburban
Joe Burman, contender for the
and requiring of him a $5000 l" an 1 a m wei?ni cnampionenip;;
bond to call no more strikes. J. waion- ine tot- rau o-.
Curran's decision was rendered cieweigrnt: ral xre, tne Mem-
April 8. 1921. and following the phis bantamweight and others;
calling nf a.Rfrik bv iinw bave engaged in recent matches:
March 21, 1920, at the. Patton
steam shovel . mine, north of
Pittsburg.' The court ruled- that
Howat had violated the anti-strike
Injunction issued by Curraft.
Hope for Reduction of
Auto License Fees Gone
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Hopes that motorists rally have
had for a reduction in automo
bile license fees at the hands of
this session of the legislature
were dashed yesterday when the
house killed a substute bill
introduced by the hous9 commit
tee on roads and highways, pro
viding for a reduction on cars
that bare paid license fees for
four years, to a flat rate of $15.
Efforts to rush a revised com
mercial fishsng code through the
house without reference to the
house fish committee, were
blocked by Representative Mott,
who. when the bill came up for!
third reading, carried a motion
to have the bill . regularly referred:
outfielder, jtonight declared he
would retire from baseball and
enter business in St. Louis rather
than report to the Brooklyn team.
Fournier, who is an insurance
salesman here during the winter.
gave j business reasons
wanting to leave the city.
BECKETT-SMITH TO MEET
LONDON. Feb. 15. Joe Beck
ett and Dick Smith, the heavy-
I wplrht fichtors. tiavn sicnerl a
contract to meet in a 20 round
bout May 14. The men were to
have fought next Monday night
but the bout was postponed in
consequence of an injury to Beck
ett's left hand.
SIKI . GETS WORD
BERLIN, Feb. 15. Battling
Siki received here . by telegraph,
word that the French boxing
federation had' lifted the ban
against him. SIkl Is in Berlin
tc appear in a (film to be pro
dused by a Dutch concern.
. Cm Stt
bm CI minified Ad -
Washington Solons Go
Into Night Sessions
OLYMPIA, Wash., Feb. 14.
Four solid hours of debate on
power bills today forced the house the kettle sings,
, ; WHIMSIES
. Up and around Windmills.
All play The musician's work.
Man "of. crowning qualities A
' A coat you can't pawnA coat
of tan, 0
' Song, without words The one
BY ! LEGISLATURE
Bill Providing for Survey of
The night or February- 14 was
a great night for the Salem police
department, f !- ...V- ' v
During the evening Officer
Shelton tracked down and. arrest
ed three speed demons, all travel
ing in excess, of the lawful pace.
All three were le off on $10 bail
and ordered to, appear belore
Judge Mark .Poulsen at a- later
date. Those arrested were S. V.
Peters of 243 W. Park, Port
land, speed 3 & miles per hour; R.
.Haines of route 4, Salem, 30
miles pur hour, and Otis Acker
man, speed 35 miles per hour.
The Ford Motor Company after a very careful
survey of all conditions, state that everything points
to the biggest shortage of Ford products this spring
that has ever existed. I j ."
And the only way you can be sure of obtaining
delivery of a Ford car y truck or Fordson tractor is
to list your order immediately.
We are already having trouble in obtaining
shipment of several types and also urge thai orders
be placed now for deliveries wanted this spring or
summer. i - . j
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A small deposit and easy payments if desired.
260 N. High St.
OLYMPIA. Feb. 14. Rules
were suspended in the house to
night and a b'll .introduced pro
viding for a survey of all un
developed waterpower resources
in the state by the commissioner
of public lands and director of
conservation and ;i nwe i
determine what potential power
sites the state might acyu re aud
develop. . Report would be made
tc the legislature , at the next
The . director of conservation
und dewelopmen.t would j have
authority -to acquire such power
resources on state, privately own
ed and federal lands by gi,ft or
by option, but the, legislature
would make final decision. For
the state to deivelop such , resour
ces, a constitutional amendment
might be necessary, sponsors of
the measure admitted. .Those
who signed the bill wer?i Allen,
Sims. Reed. Bone. Guie. Ilalsey.
Murnhlne. KnaoD and Baker.
j The house voted tonight to re
turn a power measure house bill
! 1 26. passed to third reading to
iday to second vreading on tomor
row's calendar for amendment,
j Six senate bills were passed
.tylthe house, thi most import
ant being senate bill 80, permit
ting the state the same number
of peremptory challenges in crira.
inal cases as -4h defendant. Sen
ate bill 51. relating to the stat
ute of l'tnitations was lost. Other
bills carried . were: Sen-ale bill
99, eliminating recording fee for
-discharged cejtificates of .Spanish
American war veterans; senate
bill 97, reducing uni!orm I allow
ance .of guard officers - to $50;
senate bill 45, transferring cerr
tain money Jn funds' now abol
iEhed to general fund; senate bill
'121. relating to labeling of milk
cans and . bottles; house bill 141
-making appropriation for acci
dent fund and house. b'll 142r an
appropriation for .medical aid
..PULLMAN, Wash., Feb. 15.-
Stanley Bray of Bellingham "was'
elected captain of the 1923 base-1
ball team of Washington State
college at a meeting of last sea-
Bon's -letter men here today.
Bray is a junior In the depart
ment of economics. The coming
season will be his third year on
the varsity team. He is a catcher.
to go into night session for the
first time since the legislature
convened in January. A long
wrangle resulted in House Bill
126,- which would permit cities to
sell electrical energy outside their
limits, but would levy a five per
cent gross earnings tax on muni
cipal plants, being 'sent to final
reading while two power meas
ures introduced before it were in
Proponents of one of these two
hills, of which Representative
Homer T. Bone of Tacoma was
author, to permit outside sales
withoutany tax fought hard to
save the measure, but it was
killed by vote or 57 to 39. Mr.
Bone contended that private power
companies are paying into the
state treasury only 1.9 per cent of
their earnings and a tax of five
per cent would be unfair. The
surviving bill comes up on the cal
endar probably tomorrow foe final
passage and the large majorities
today against any amendments to
the bill indicates that it will pass.
FOCRX1ER TO RETIRE
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 13. Jack
Fournierw'St. Louis Cardinal first
baseman, who was traded to the
Brooklyn club for "Hy" Myers,
Oh, Boy I Oh, Joy !
Watch 'Em Come !
Old "Honest Abe" was right when he said, "You can't
fool ALL the people ALL the time." They Jcnov-' goods
and they know prices. And they have found that CASH
GETS THE PRICE at the ARMY STORE.
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Our U..S. Army Shoe for $4.1j5
cauuot he equaled in a coinmer
riat shoe store for less than
$6.00, and our Army Hip Boots
at $1.85 are just about half
price alongside others, and we
have Aluminum Double Roast
ers for $1.25 and a dandy
Alum intini 6-8 Cup Coffee I'ereolator for the same money.
And Velvet ami Tuxedo Smokinjr Tolaceo for 10c a can,
and the Wool Spruce Shirt for $12.75. (Jood heavy Pillow
Slips, :6x42 for 20r each. Heavy Avell-madc Bib Overalls
for $1.:K), 10-pound Wool Double Blankets, a $14.00 article
for $10.50; Heavy Sheets 72x90 for $1.1?) ; Olass Salt and
Pepper Shakers for 5c each ; Work Shoes for $2..'J5 up. AND,
WAIT A MINUTK We have Tower's Fish Brand aiid
Sawyer's "ProteV Slickers, long or short,. for $2.,'W, atidj
the Pants for $1.88. We have sheep lined Coats for $7.88
and Well! I can't tell it all here, you'll have to conic
and see, and you 11 have to hurry because the sale will not
last much looser and say, we have H-inch Rubber Over
shoes for $2.98.
United Army Stores
230 South Commercial St.
P. S. Our stock of Tents and Flies are due to arrive at
any time.' Ask us for NEW LOW PRICES.
Generally moves in the best so
ciety A fan.
: Carries things with a high hand
-The ' poker player. Boston
Sister Mary Angel
V 1 Will Speak at
Over Miller's Store .
Monday, Feb. 19
at 7:30 p. m.
We Have a Baby
; $275.00 .
SEE THIS ONE:
Every day is bargain day at
The Marion Auto Co.
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i See Ackerman
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Open All The Time
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absolutely below tod ay's wholesale price
With our low rental and small overhead means furniture bargains for you.
We are able to offer you these unusual values, because we belong to the
J biggest Furniture buying corporation on the Pacific Coast, and buying in
A enormous quantities, can sell9 you furnishings for less money. , This, coupled
All Hardwood Dresser
In three coat ivory enamel finish, 24x23 inch
plate glass mirror, regular $30.00 value, special $17.00
Only 35 on this sale
We reserve the right to limit quantity- and sell no dealers.
Where Your Credit Is Good
4G4-77 Court St.
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