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.VW SATURDAY- MORNI KQ ,' 'jtiNE 6, 1923
- THE-OltECJON "STATESitAN, SAtM. OREGON
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(Portland Of fife. 723 Loard of Trade Building. S Phone Beacon 1193)
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In this paper and also jthe local news published herein. V,
It. . Hendricks '
Stephen A. Stone'
Frank Jaskoski f
r - t - Manager
Manager Job Dept.
Business Office - - - -Clrcalatlon
Office I L -Society
Editor : - ' - - ;
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Entered at the Postoffice in Salem, Oregon, as second class matter.
V- A MILLION DOLLARS FROM TWENTY ACRES
' .. One of th6 main reasons why 'the flax industry of the
. Willamette jvaEeyj wUI'Jbojme the greatest, of alL Oregon
industries in due course of-time is the fact that so much of
value can be taken" from each acre of land:
' Our farmers. may depend upon 1000 pounds of fiber an
acre. They will realizemore this year, for. they get about
"1000 pounds of fiber, for 'every .3000 pounds of good flax
straw ." 7 : . 1 i '
And they will average over two tons of straw to the acre
rthis year. ' ; ', ,
I The. 1000 pounds of fiber means now; about $3300. In
seine twine, it would jnean about f 2500 -',-
. t And in linen handkerchiefs it would mean about $24,000
, an acre ; or a tnuuon aouars zor ioe annual crop on aoout 4U
acres of land-- : v ; . ; ; wi-i-t v1K".a- ;-,.
' And our best ilax land haa produced four tons ati cre ;
and that would mean a million dollar crop from less than 20
j : Plus the machinery and skill and labor and capital in
vestment and merchandising, . all the way up from the flax
"on the land; to the handkerchiefs on the shelves of the merchant.-
You can. figure it out yourself, by going to any first
class Salem dry, goods store, where you will find pure linen
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imHuii.ercmej.3 semng lor ou cena eacn ana ll you will wezgn j ganberry yards and cherry orch-
-tnem you win una tnat it takes tnree 01 tnem to weign an ards.
ounce. That is $24 a pound; or $24,000 for 1000, pounds
And no linen handkerchief ever sold is any better than
can be, made from any of the 1800 acres of flax now grow
ing, much of it coming into its beautiful blue bloom, in the
Salem district. . .
In laces and embroideries, the "spread" would be still
more perhaps ten acres might produce a million dollars'
worth of laces.' ' ::h f ' ' '. ; ! 1 : :
. ; Can you think, of any thing else that can be produced on
the soil, any where in the world, in an annual crop, that will
give as great a: spread ?: v, . , V ; '
- There is "enough unused or fallow land in , the Salem
district to raise enough flax to manufacture enough twines
and fine linens to supply the. whole United States, and a
large part of the rest of the world; to bring in $50,000,000, to
$100,000,000 a year from long distances to be expended here;
lasting for all time; making faariy flax millionaires in the
Salem district ; rendering this the most prosperous section of
the world - 1 - ' s - ; , :
Making Salem a city of a half million people oimore.
This can all be brought about quickly, with the work of
a few fine organizers with visions Once started, the indus
try will grow from within itself and it can be made to draw
capital from every part of the world.
The low prices of loganberries, in the hands; of some of
the "independent" growers, and the leaving of some of them
on the vines (if any are so left), will teach the Salem district
the lesson of organization and advertising as nothing else
could. There is a market , for more loganberries than we
growr at remunerative prices. The loganberry is the prince
of bush fruits. There are plenty of people who want it and
will buy it ten, twenty times our present tonnage and all
that is needed is organization for intelligent marketing and
advertising. . ; .- ; ':; '
When in Kansas President Hard
ing shocked the wheat and he has
been shocking the Democrats ever
since March 4, 1921. 1
Bargain day In Salem was
success yesterday. It will be
bigger success today. . '
- Among' the most useful people
of the Salem district right now
are the 50.000 pickers' and help
ers In the strawberry patches, lo-
TIM BlggMt XJttle Paper fat the World
Oopyrtgfat, ltKW, Associated JSditors.
Edited by John M. Miller.
Lessdns Champion Swimmers Learn
ARD nOTlOf ON LAND
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The Arm Action
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V iau is ine vaira 01 series ji
' tight articles by Plenum Li. Max
well, a swimming expert who ha
taught boys and girls to swim at
municipal beaches, ocean -beaches
-and private pools. . Mr. - Maxwell
has been a life-guard and a racing
swimmer for a number of years.
He knows : what he is talking
about when it eomes to swimming.
Clip these 1 articles and follow
them if you want to become a
good swimmer. I r-f ;;
' Before proceeding with the arm
action, do j the dead man's-float
and, erawl leg kick, combined, as
taught in the two prevqjus les
sons, three times. ' Then get out
of the pool and stand on the bank.
Place yonr arms out la front of
you, parallel to the ground, palms
downward. Start the right arm
slowly downward . and bring it
around in a complete circle. Do
: the same thing with the left arm.
' Arter having done this several
times, come to the original posi
tion once more. Start out moving
the , right : arm again, and as it
passes, the body and starts its. up
ward win?, start th left arm.
Move lake Windmills .
i The two must be moved togeth
er, like a pair of slow turning
windmills. They must always be
-at an angle of 180 degrees from
one another.' 'That is, as they are
traveling around, there should be
a straight line from the tip of the
fingers of the left hand to the tip
of ihe fingers of he right? hand.
-- When this movement w o r k s
smoothly, get in the water. Start
out with the dead man's float, be
gin your kick,' and then start your
arm movement." Make the legs
move fast and the arms move
slowly that i is the secret of .a
powerful stroke.4 Take ' several
strokes with the arms and then
come up, for you must not yet at
tempt to breathe.
Takes Practice J
It will take practice to get this
movement of arms; legs, and body
working-together, but with a little
work-you will, find that yon are
moving along with a greater speed
than yon ever swam before. While
you are practicing these motions,
remember to keep your bead so
that the. water 'is breaking over
yonr eyebrows, and arch yonr
back a little. ,
' When the arms have, finished a
stroke3, they are brought back out
in front of the head, out of water.
When doing this, or making the
recovery, as it Is called, relax the
arms as much as possible.
' (Next week: "Correct , Breath
SWIMMING AND SAFETY
'Going for a swim is one of the
best parts about camp life and it
can also be one of the most dan
gerous'' parts, t Never go in the
water until at least an hour after
eating. Two hours Is'! about the
right, time. .. ' ,;.: ;,;-;
Cramps, which are liable to re
sult if this rule is notenforced,
have caused many a.; death by
drowning, and there is no excuse
for giving them a chance to get
Into action. When there is food
in the stomach to be digested,
an abnormal quantity of blood is
put to work in that vicinity to
help digestion. If violent : exer
cise is undertaken during this per
iod of digestion, the blood is tak
en away from the stomach, which
cannot then work; properly and
: A very good Indian bathing precaution-'
to avoid cramps is easily
practiced. Jnst before entering
the wattr. several handfuls of the
water should be taken and rubbed
on the stomach, briskly, for two
or three minutes.' TbW is an es
pecially good thing to use if you
are going swimming in chilly
water.-,;- ; ". j
Boys in camp who are unable to
swim should not use canoes or
boats unless they' are accompan
ied by an experienced life-saver.
Snood and Piffles Say
'We hfid a murder in our town
Of most peculiar order;,;
A paperhanger did the deed
He tried to hang a border."
I THE SHORT STORY, JR.
FCltDrS ROLLIXG STOXK
Ferdie wui small, bat so sly ",r -Twas
no wonder he always go by;
v Though scared 'most to fits.!
lie held on to his vrlta, :
Deterntlned he never would die.
Ferdie Fox was sly-very, very
sly. And he was also, wise ex
tremely wise. In- short, Ferdie
vwas a fox.; ' 'T'"-!''-! ,'t
: Ferdie was also a good runner.
Across the. fields, over the 'hills
and' through the woods , he ran
j ust as : fast .: as ever he ' could.
Ferdie was 4 in such a, hurry be
cause another- fox ; (one that was,
wise and aly and also a good run
ner) was after him, The other
fox was almost - twice as big as
Ferdie, ; too. Poor little Ferdie
was frightened. half to death.
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Faster and faster he ran, until
he was so tired he almost dropped.
But thought of the terrible fox
that was after horn kept him go
ing. ; He tore j into the woods.
For a moment he was out of sight
of his pursuer. It he could only
find a place to hide! r-
Then, just as though his wish
had been answered. Ferdie saw a
cave in the side of a hill. It was
Just the sort of a place he had
been longing tor. But Ferdie
stopped a minute tQ think before
he ran in. The other fox would
expect ; him ' to hide there. Fer-
die's footprints would lead right
into the mouth of the cave. The
fox would follow him In and cor
ner him. ;jfrv-r.:-.-;il.-4 v's; 4
'Ferdie ran a few' steps Into the
cave, , then flopped down 1 and
rolled out again.. The big fox,
seeing, no footprints leading out,
would naturally suppose Ferdie
was still in the cave. Outside the
mouth Of the cave was a big stone.
Ferdie rolled out 'of sight! behind
it He was Just In time, too, for
tyie terrible fox came around a
tree immediately. ; , vt. i
Ferdie j was lying flat , on his
back. At the sight of the big fox
his hair , stood on end so that it
raised horn right oft the, ground.
He was much worse looking than
Ferdie had thought. Ferdie trem
bled so that he had to fold his feet
across his stomach to keep them
from flyingi out on all sides of
-Til get you! fill get ;! you!"
growled the terrible fox through
clenched teeth. Ferdie trembled
until ? he bounced right "up and
down on hs back. "Hatf Tou
thought you would hide from me.
did you?" sneered the fox, follow
ing the footprints right into the
cave. ; "Well, I thought you had
better sense - than that, i Here's
where I get you, sure ' enough.
You can't get away from me!"
The big fox's tall disappeared into
the cave. - r, .... ',i f,. --
Ferdie quickly jumped up and
rolled the stone oyer against the
opening. . I thought you had bet
ter sense than that. Here's where
I get you, sure enough, ' Ton can't
get away from me" now!" Ferdie
Chairman Laslcer of the ship
ping board has stepped put of the
job, but while he was on it he
accomplished some things. In two
years he brought order . out of
chaos. He cut a loss of 116,000.
000 a month to $4,000,000; he
raised the cash reserve from f 4,
OOp.OOO to $125,000.00 ended
the ugly leasing eystem ' and set
tled $2,000,000 in claims. at 12
any man might have succeeded.
The flax crop of the Salem dis
trict will probably average as
much as two tons to the acre,
this year. This will mean ; some
thing around $100,000 for our
farmers, and it will mean well up
around a halt - million dollars,
when' the seed is taken out and
the straw is worked into fiber and
tow. ; It would mean five to seven
times as much, spun into sack and
seine twine. And when the flax
plant at the penitentiary includes
machinery: .for the spinning, it
will mean that institution on- a
basis of self support, and then
to - entitle it to statehood. At
any rate.- in"1 that--dIrection, they
are convinced, lies their salvation.
Governor Bone has a , number
of recommendations : to make to
the president, the reasonableness
of which he believes the presldnt
will recognize after viewing condi
tions for himself.
One of the first of these Is the
centralization of jurisdiction for
Alaskan affaire with the depart
ment of the interior, at present
scattered around' and left to the
mercy of numberless petty and
poorly informed officials.
'Another Is the building of spur
lines to feed the, Alaska railroad
and -open up the country, there
not being local capital sufficient
to aecomplieh this on a large scale.
More rigorous control of the
fisheries is required with special
regard to local needs, to limit
the catch, fix the number of traps,
curtail fishing areas and close
streams as emergency . demands.
The fishing industry has been "ov
erdone for many years, in the
opinion of local experts, and un
less more efficiently controlled is
threatened: with complete extinc
tion by the year 1924.
Steps to make the waters along
the Alaskan coast less dangerous
for navigation are another mat
ter demanding the attention of
tne federal government. Better
protection for the seals Is another
problem connected with territorial
waters. More liberal mining and
land Jaws to stimulate enterprise
and encourage settlers are imper
ative for building up the country.
Better game laws to conserve
wild life, new trails and roads
through the national parks of Al
aska, facilities for getting out tne
magnificent supply of forest (tim
ber, establishment of a corps of
trained men in Alaska to report
regularly on the resources ofj the
, FIXAXCL! NOTE
' The secretary, of the treasury
has gone to Europe. lie took en
extra grip with him in case the
Old : Wprld should pay of f the
$10,000,000,000 owing to Uncle
Sam. It Is feared, however, that
as a collector his mission will
fail. He is more likely to be
compelled to write home for mon
ey to finish his trip. -Exchange.
NOT SO DRY
cents on the ' dollar. Where he
has failed it is doubtful whether Iterritory are . further recommend
ations to be laid before the pres
Alaska has been called the
greatest storehouse of undeveloped
wealth at present possessed by
the United States. It is unques
tionably y one of America's best
hopes i as a source of timber In
the coming years. One of the
others is Oregon, with an adequate
reforestation program. Agricul
tural possibilities ' are only just
beginning to be recognized. The
whole country is held back by lack
of transportation facilities.
No president ever undertook j a
toursof inspection that promised
to be so rich In results. It is well
known in Washington that Pres
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which the flax industry is travel- j nt Harding has long held the
ing, here in the Salem district.
More than this, the complete suc
cess of the penitentiary plant will
show the way to the full develop
ment of the great industry in this
valley the industry that is sure
to become the greatest of all "the
industries of Oregon. ,r a?
PRIXCB OF DANCERS
. The National Institute of Danc
lng",t through its American mem
oirs, has dedicated a new foxy-
foot measure to the Prince .of
Wales, The new steps will notfterlor, has Just Issued a series of
be made known to the public un
til ' the national convention of
dancing instructors assembles ! in
New York in July, but after that
dancers will have an opportunity
to pick them up. ' The action of
the institute designates the prince
as the premier dancer of the
world. It seems to be of record
the prince is - surer of foot than
his horse. At any rate, there
have never been any casualties in
his tango episodes. His polo slate
is not as clear. There is nothing
to prevent an accomplished dancer
from, becoming a competent ruler.
He can glide away from entangle
ments or through embarrassments
that would confound the average
man. Now that dancing has. be
come the sixth industry of the
world it is fit that our kings and
princes' should excel therein.
PROBLEMS Df ALASKA
According to the statements" of
Alaskans themselves the causes
holding back: the development of
that immensely rich territory are
chiefly ; governmental. An influ
ential party there is strongly in
favor of home rule, asserting that
regulations made by departments
Ih Washington display an , amaz
ing Ignorance of local conditions
and 'requirement's. - ;
To Inform himself first-hand on
exactly what is needed and to ap
ply whatever remedy he can effect
the president has undertaken his
present tour of Inspection. - The.
presence of the secretary of agri
culture, the secretary of commerce
and the secretary of the interior
In the presidential party is proof
that the inspection will be thor
ough and effective. -. .
; t Apparently, Alaska has been
suffering from a bad case of bu
reaucritls. Its people hope to de
monstrate to the president that
there - are a number of matters
they, can better regulate for them
selves. They believe that the part
of the territory lying east of the
152nd meridian and south of the
Arctic Circle has the economic
wealth and the stable population
Jbm 30 to July ( 8 Annual conrention
of Chriuian church at Turner. ;
Jmty 1. Sunday- Klks picnic at 8laytoa.
July S. Monday Playground to opaa.
July 4. Wodneaday Automobila racaa fair
July 14, Saturday Bpaaiah Amarieaa
war ' veteran roarentioa at Albany.
Auruat 1 to 29 Annual encaiapmant o(
Bay Seeata at Caacadla. -
Baptaaakar to IS Oratx- 1aU fafau
development of Alaska to be one
of the nation's first problems.
That he will . thoroughly inform
himself on what that great coun
try needs and will get the best
advice obtainable as to how to
adjust, its problems nobody who
knows President . Harding .will
doubt for a moment.
Dr. Glen Levin Swlggett, head
of the commercial education bu
reau of the department of the in
reports on the t increasing interest
of college students, in education
of the practical type.
' This report shows that during
the last year close to 80,000 stu
dents In the colleges and univer
sities of the United States took
courses In foreign trade, banking,
business management, secretarial
work and industrial engineering.
This marks an increase of almost
50 per cent over the number tak
ing such ourses during " the pre
ceding scholastic year.
The report is of special signi
ficance to this section because it
shows that the Pacific coast states
far outstripped the other states
in the proportion of students tak
ing such courses.
One highly significant develop
ment has been the steady growth
in the number of college students
of this coast 'who are. specializing
in foreign : trade and banking.
1' Evidently the young people of
this coast! are catching the vision
of that gigantic 'trade with the
Orient which is destined to make
ours the dominant ports of the
world- and are eager to play an
important part in that Industrial
renaissance which is evennow at
hand for those; nations "looking
out upon the. Pacific. ,
The French assembly Is consid
ering a bill which would give a
Frenchman a vote for every minor
member of his household. ' The
man with i seven children would
have eight votes to a bachelor's
one. j The 'Infant; Industry, in
France is' waning. ? Families are
getting smaller,, and smaller and
babies are becoming f positively
scarce. In Germany the govern
ment is urging larger families
aad is getting them. This is
considered a further menace to
France. By giving an additional
vote for every child it is hoped to
add strength and dignify to the
Preach home. Think of the stand
ing that would belong to the man
who carried a dozen; voter by vir
tue of his offspring1. ' The head
of a massive j family would, in
deed, become a power in politics
NEMESIS OF THE SKIES
The massive new bombing plane
being tried out by the. war depart
ment weighs twenty ,fons and can
carry f 0,0 00 pounds of explosives
A death angel like that could blow
np a whole city and have-a lot of
St. Louis is spending $12,000,
000 to' extend and increase the
water supply of the city. Nobody
will ever be able to make a bone
dry town out of St. Louis.
j BITS FOR BREAKFAST )
Pick all the loganberries.
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Get them to the people of the
country in some shape, and give
them a taste of the finest bush
fruit that grows. . That will be a
good form of advertising.
' The Deaconess hospital people
bave been given many assurances
of the esteem In which they 'are
held' by the best people of Salem.
They highly appreciate these ex
pressions' It makes them realize
that their hard and - continuous
work -for. suffering; humanity,
though it brings them no money
reward, does result in thankful
hearts ? among those whdm they
help; and that kind of a reward
Is above 'price.T to such women s
these, who have given up every
thing else to serve the. suffering
and needy. ; - ' '
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No one Is ever" turned away at
the Deaconess hospital. No one
is ever asked If he Is able to pay
for the ministrations of the faith
ful women. All the facilities and
every ounce of energy and every
moment of time of the faithful
women all are at the call of the
suffering and needy every hour
of the day or night of every day
In the year. "' "
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Do such women deserve abuse,
because of the Irresponsible com
plaint of an untrained and unruly
glrf, given a home and the " best
training' thegood women could
give and all for no reward, ex
ceptlng the thought of doing
something for the good of human
State fair grounds looking fine,
it will not be long till the-next
fair -comes: around, . "Bu.sy i'ac j
out there now. r
Anti-Saloon Leagua Will
Not Ask Dry" Plntfcrmal
W.ri3UVrLLE, Ohio, June 29. f
The anti-saloon league of Am-
erica. In harmony with its policy
of 30 years will not request con
ventions of either political part'
to adopt a dry platform plank '
one sustaining the 18th amPl'
ment, the executive committee0
the organization decided at a con
ference here today. 1
.Wholesale and Retail
264 N. Commercial St.
III V SzjSSSStfA th RED BAND -mimSmAf
STANDARDIZED CASH STORES
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Is Picnic -.Time and That is Where We Come Inj
It is not necessary to cook up fdod days ahead for that con
templated picnic. The days I are gone forever when mother cr
wife did all the work and the rest had all the fen. Yon will find
j;rf a. j a: -:-a i 2-m.Zl,
many auierem ana appeazinz uungs now put up in uiua.- ; : .((r
O en, Sardines, Salmon, Pigs Feet, Olives, Pickles etc,; then too, v
there are assorted cookies in package or bulk and everythinelse
that yon would need for the lunch. No need to cook and plan
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FLOUR AND CEREALS
Gold Medal Flour
These three brands of Flour
represent the finest products
that modern science can pro
duce ; the price is low only be
cause of large purchasing power.
We are the only grocers in the
Willamette valley handling these
brands of flour in carload lots.
KelloggY Corn Flakes,
3 for............... 25c
Post Toasties, 3 for............ 25c
SriBlue Bell Corn Flakes, .
VKO ' 3 for.............. 23c
'No. 10 sack Rolled Oats.... 49c
Cream i of 1 Wheat, 2 for. 45c
Kellogg's Bran 22c
Posts Bran 15c
Albers' Oats, pkg............... 27c
Quaker Oats ..: J 29c
23 Crystal White........
10 Crystal White
25 Snolite Floating .
Laundry Soap .........
12 for 50c
Old Dutch Cleanser 25c
Palm Olive ,Soap ................ 8c
Cream Oil...... 7c
Cream Oil, 3 for.;...:. 20c
Fresh Fruit, Fresh Vegetables
and Melons. A nice line of
Lunch Goods for. picnics. ;
9 1-2 lbs. Cane S1.C0
100 lb. sack pure Cane $10.29
SYRUP I ! h
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1 0 Crystal Yhite Karo. 67c X :
GaL Pure Cane Syrup...... 99c
Nn 5 Pnnirk finlrUn 33r il
CANNED M1LIC ;
Oario-nlrl if' mnr !Hr
UCOUI) pgr fcrtll .... 1UC
7 Carnation .....J 75c
7 fahrrlpn'e 75r .
' CANNED GOODS
Preferred Stock Pineapple, , - K
3 forv. ., ...... . ... $1.00 y r
3 cans No. 2 1-2 Tomatoes 29c '
3 cans No. 2 1-2 Solid J i - r
Pack Tomatoes .. .M. 37c Y V
4 cans Del Monte Tomatoes 59c X
cans unoy l omaioes o v c
4 cans Royal Club
COFFEE AND TEA
1 lb. M. J. B: Coffee.. ....... 43c
3 lbs. 1L XB. Coffee .. . $1.23
5 lbs. P,I. J. B. Coffee . ... $1.98
3 lbs. Fancy Bulk Coffee.... 85c
3 lbs. Peaberry.. . ......... $1.00
Gem Nut Margarine 22c
3 Gem Nut Margarine. 65c
Best Creamery Butter........ 42c
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BUY FROM A STORE WITH THE j
ORANGE COLOR FRONT
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