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CITY NEWS IN BRIEF
The public service commlflslon
issued an order yesterday author
izing Multnomah! county and the
city of Garden Home to construct
an overhead crossing over the Ore
gon Electric railroad at Garden
Home, eliminating two hazardous
grade crossings oh the Rex road.
Heavy Wooleu Ulaiikrt
For sale at $5 a pair. Thomas
Kay Woolen Mills Co.. S. 12th st.
Fire Losses Totaled
Fire losses in Oregon during the
month of December, outside ot
Portland, aggregated $142,750, ac
i cording to the monthly report of
Will: II. Moore, state fire marshal.
Only four fires caused losses ot
; $10,000 or more. 'They were: As
toria stores, 120,000; Beulah,
dweBInrand store, $10,000; Med
fordj theater. $60000. and Rose
bare, garage $12,000.
Notice to all . Organised Labor
There will be a' mass meeting
of -all organized crafts 'in the city
of , Salem Tuesday night, Jan. 8, at
L&or hall. Everyone come and
brng more with you. Salem
Triad ea and Labor Council. J 8
Pierce Sends Request
"Governor Pierce has joined the
pu&lic service commission in re
questing the interstate commerce
commission to rrant a certificate
of 'convenience and necessity to the
Orjpron-Washington ' Railroad &
KaVlgation company ;for the con
struction of a line of railroad from
Crane to Burns.
St am Heated Room '
With board for two people, 645
Majrion St. j , .19
MOKanan frogram Annonnceo
Representatives ot the Salem
"Chamber of Commerce will be the
priticlpal speakers at the Wednes
day luncheon of the Rotary club.
Problems of the board of directors
for the last two yeari will be dla
crlssed by Carle Abrams. .William
G khlsdorf will tell of the benefits
tot the community i deriving . from
V- - t
. S. C. STONE, MJ).
1 General Of ffcre JPractkeV'
. Cancers Treated
Office, Tler Drug Store
,157 8. ..Commercial, Street
diagnosis and Treatment of
.Disease by the'
AbramV (E. R. A.) i Method
ldren's Clinic Daily
I)rv Harrison I. Folk
. Dr. Paul Stapran ;
Hours 10. a. m. to 8 p. m.
Cor. 15th and State (14B1 State)
Equitable Savings & jLoan
, ; f AdmtrlaUon. ..... ;
'? rortlaiMl, Otv-on
Harry G. Keeney,' lltyrcaentatlvr
S01 llaaonic MOi:' Phone lIO
112 Oregon IUd. Telephone 457
The Seavey, . Bell 'Insurance
Agency; . i
.. ; ' ".Oeneral- Insurance-.
"Billy". Bell.. Frank Wagar
' ; (Formerly lr.v Schenks) :. -:
210 S. Cottage SL
PHONE 'V" - C - 1182
The Original and; Genuine Spin
al Adjustment Treatment. ' Skill
ful; Painless 'Adjustment that
gets results, i!.-;'? '..WW- V? j
,' ' i DR. L."v.MARSHALL . J
, Osteopathic Physician and
; . 'Surgeon "; V7
228 Oregon Bldg.' " f ' " ; Salem
, ' ' Dr. Abranm Klectronlc i
f Diagnosis and-treatment.' The
public should know that there are
some '.fifty imitations Of Dr.
Abrams machine.' Persons" In Sa
lem aro now advertising and using
one of these imitations under tho
name of; Dr. Abrams., For the
troth about thq Abrams Method
address- Dr. B. JL White, 50 V.
S, Nat l. Bank Bldg., Salem, Ore
gou. Adv. , f ' -tl'
: - Established 1868
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General Banking Business
Of fice Hours from
THE OREGON STATESMAN, SALEM, OREGON
the Salem Bualneiia' xrn'a tea rn
ot which he is president. Harley
O. White, nreaident of th Salem
Chamber of Commerce, win out
line some of the principal prob
lems tor 1924. Of the 89 Rotar
ians in Salem ell are members
wnn tne exception ot 10.
You Get More Furnace
For tho money at Hamilton's.
May discontinue Schedules
iThe Columbia stages have De-
titloned the public service commis
sion to be allowed to discontinue
five of its schedules on the Lower
Columbia highway and one on the
upper Columbia. River highway
because ot the bad weather, with
the privilege of resuming tho for
mer on May 1.
Petition In Hecker Case
A petition for rehearing of the
Russell Hecker murder case has
been filed in the supreme court.
Hecker was convicted in the lower
court for Clackamas county and
sentenced to be hanged for the
murder ot Frank Bowker of Port
land. The supreme court recently
handed down an opinion uphold
ing the action ot the lower court,
and now the petition for rehear
ing is filed with the constitution
ality ot the capital punishment law
Make Your Dollars
..Do their duty at Hamilton's
Blanket and Comforter Sale. J 8
Cherrlan Banquet Tonight
jj The annual Cherrian initiation
and banquet will take place at the
Marion hotel tonight and not on
Thursday night, Jan. 10, as was
first announced.' The dates were
changed to avoid a conflict with
the meeting of county Judges in
Salem. It is estimated that 200
Cherrians and their ladies will be
Cotton and Wool Blankets
..One-third off at Hamilton's. J8
The Annual Meeting
i Of the stockholders of the Tbos
Kay Woolen Mill Co.. will be held
at the office of the company in
Salem, on Jan. 15, at 9:30 a. m.
Let those interested take notice.
E. J. Swafford, Secretary. J12.
Returns to Salem
j Miss Helen Berg, formerly a
stenographer in the board ot con
trol office and later secretary to
Dr. -J. N. Smith at the feeble
minded school, has resumed her
work In Dr. Smith's--office. - She
has been' employed In Portland.
Heavy Woolen Blankets
For sale at $5 a pair. Thomas
Kay Woolen Mills Co.. S. 12th st.
Church Meeting Planned
; f A district conference of the min
isters and laymen of tho Salem
district will be held Wednesday
night and all day Thursday at the
Kimball College of Theology. Rev.
A. L. Beckendorf. missionary to
the Philippines,' and Bishop W. O.
Shepard, tf Portland, will be the
principal speakers at the opening
session. Plans are to be laid for
the launching of a new world ser
' A marriage Mcenso was granted
yesterday to Ralph P. Hopper and
Mabel E. Green, both of Salem.
Card of Thanks
To all who so promptly and
generously rendered assistance fol
lowing the accidental injury to my
husband, and whose help and sym
pathy was so graciously continued
during his suffering, death and
burial, I wish to extend my sincere
thanks.. Mrs. Lora Coovert. 1 jS
Harold L. Ck '
Public Stenographer, 416
gen Building.' Phone 412.
In Business For Your
175 N. Com!. Phone 167
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Grafted Walnut Trees
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Stlei Yard aad Ottict, -644 Terry St.
I FRUITLANO NURSERY
j A. J. MATIUS, Prop.
Office Phono 100 l lies. lliO-M
1 0 aJmtoS jpm
The inventory ot the estate of
A. B. Oonyers has been filed in
the county clerk's office. The ap
praisers were J. W. Miller. W. B.
Cooley, and Warrick Conyers. '
Josie M. Moe, yesterday filed
suit for divorce from S. I. Moe,
charging desertion. She asks per
mission to resume her name by a
former marriage, Josie M. Por
ter. We Can Install
Our Pipeless Furnace In yom
home within ten hours sfier you
place your order. C. S. Hamilton.
The case Qf E. W. Carver against
William Graham doing business
under the name of the Silver Grill
has been dismissed with preju
The Western Pipeless Furnace-
Has no equal. Let us demon
strate. C. S. Hamilton. jS
Judge Percy R. Kelly signed a
number ot default judgments yes
terday among which were Walter
Wilson against John Peyee; Hol-
den Floral Company against Clan
cy Florists, Inc.; D. C. Harrison
against Harold Gilbertson; II. F.
Bonesteele against J. A. Moxley
and Joseph Woelke against Robert
Blankets and Comforters
At greatly reduced prices. Ham
Plumbers Back at Work-
While awaiting action by a board
ot arbitration, journeymen plumb
ers returned to work Monday
morning. The board will be com
prised of five .local businessmen,
and will be appointed by two re
presentatives from the master
plumbers and the journeymen.
Pierce to Talk
Governor Walter M. Pierce will
speak before the boys of the
Live Wire" class of the Leslie
Methodist church Sunday morn
ing. Jan. 13, his subject being
"The Place of the Christian
Young Man in the -Political
Sunday Is Peaceful Day-
Sunday was very peaceful, there
being no arrests made nor were
any accidents reported to the po
lice. ' The blotter at headquarters
merely stated "No Reports."
Dance Tonite (Tuesday)
Derby hall. The Orioles will play
Farm Association Meets-
There will be a meeting of the
farm loan association at the Cham
ber of Commerce this morning.
The meeting 13 scheduled for 11
J. L. Sande Here
J. L. Sando of Kennewick,
Wash., a brother of Earl Sande,
world renowned jockey, is visit
ing at the home of his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. John C. Sande, 1965
Trade street. Both the Sande
brothers are now at the home
here. Tho Kennewick young man
is a telegrapher and hopes to ob
tain employment here so that he
can remain in Salem.
Woodry The Auctioneer
Buys used furniture. J5.
Several Thcfta Reported
Theft of 15.. sacks of concrete
from a new building at D and Cap
itol was reported to the police
Mondav hv Adam Engcl, 1420
DOMES At'a local hospital Jan.
5th, Albert F. Domes age 66
years, a resident of McCoy,
Polk county, husband of Mrs.
Paulina K. Domes, father ot
Henry and Walter Domes and
Mrs. Rose Rutledge of McCoy
and Mrs. Carey Guild of Amity,
brother of John and Herman
Domes of Bluearth, Minn. Fu
neral services will be held from
tho Rlgdon mortuary Tuesday,
Jan. 8: at 11 a. m. Interment
City View cemetery. '
SHORTRIDGE At Tillamook,
Or., Saturday evening, Jan. 5,
1923, C. Jack Shortridge, 18
years of age. Survived by his
father and mother. Mr. and Mrs.
Carl F. Shortridge, the latter a
sister of Mrs. F. D. Bligh. Fun
ral services will be held Tues
day, Jan. 8. at 2 p. m. from
the Webb funeral parlors. In
terment will be made in the
City View cemetery. Rev. II. W.
Chambers will officiate.
WEBB & CLOUGH
RIGDON & SON'S
North Fifth. . The Steinbock Junk
company. Front and Center, re
ported the loss of several .22 cal
ibre rifles and a few old rifles of
larger calibre some time over the
week end. Mrs. Lamb, 1484 Che
meketa, reported her residence
entered by burglars Sunday night.
Though the place was ransacked
there . was- nothing reported miss
ing. Let Us Install
One of our Pipeless Furnaces
in your home. C. S. Hamilton.
Joins Photographic Firm-
Theodore H. Green has taken
charge of the commercial branch
of Gunnell & Robb, photographic
studios, 418 Oregon building. The
change was effected the first of
Cottage for Rent
Phone 1825, or call 161 North
Parole Violator Held .
Ted Walling is being held In
Portland for local officers, accord
ing to telephonic information fur
nished Chief of Police Walter Birt-
chet yesterday. Percy Varney and
Officer Warren Edwards were sent
up to identify him. Walling was
paroled to Varney by Judge Kelly.
He is being held for transporta
tion of intoxicating liquor.
Homer H. Smith Ins. Agency .
Over Miller's for 1924 Calendars
Elk Plan Entertainment
A special entertainment Is In
store for members of Salem Elks
lodge No. 336 at the regular meet
ing Thursday night. Frank T.
Wrightman, district deputy, is ex
pected to make his official visit
to the lodge on January 31. It is
also expected that he will visit
the Eugene Elks some time the
latter part of the week. Almost
the first time for weeks the bulle
tin board in the lodge rooms dpes
not carry the name of some mem
ber who is )U.
Scares Burglar Awas-
When S. W. Marsters returned
to his home, 2055 D street, late
last night he found someone
breaking into the residence with
an axe. The man fled when Mr.
Marsters appeared. A man named
Cunningham, living at 955 North
Twenty-first street, found that his
home had been entered and much
mussed up, but nothing taken.
The state desert land board at
a meeung here yesterday approv
ed the sale of Cary act lands in
the Tumalo district in Deschutes
county at $77 an acre. One. of
the terms is that the purchaser
does not have to pay anything but
maintenance costs for a period ot
five years. About 2000 acres is
involved. On application of Os
wald West and Denton C. Burdick
the board approved the sale of
water by the North Canal company
tor the irrigation of 2196 acres
in the Powell Butte irrigation dis
trict which is owned by the Des
chutes Valley Seed company and
the Portland Deschutes Land com
pany. Tne saio necessitates ine
withdrawal of an equal acreage
ot land from irrigation ' in the
North Canal unit.
Alta Moxley of Dull Run was in
Bert and Millie Cook, of Los
tine,' were in the city recently.
. Francis and Susie Smith were
in tho city over the week end from
Earl Pearcy and M. J. Newhouse
of the Oregon Growers associa
tion, were in Estacaa last night
to attend a meeting of growers
of that district.
Guy N. Ilickok. of McMinnvitle,
was a Week end visitor in Salem.
W. B. Cain, chief clerk at the
Marion hotel, returned to Salem
Monday after spending the week
end in Seattle looking after some
business affairs. .
J. J. McMahon, state traffic of
ticer and candidate for sheriff of
Jackson county, spent the week
end in Salem. He registered at
the Terminal hotel from Jackson
A. L. Mullen and si6ter, Mrs.
Josie Warner, of Marion, left re
cently for California points where
they will spend the remainder of
J. IL Carter of Blodgett was in
Salem yesterday on business.
The Norris Hunt " family of
Shaw was in Salem Monday.
Frank Carter of Sublimity was
in Salem yesterday on business.
Miss Mary Fake, Red Cross so
cial worker at Albany, was tn Sa
lem Monday visiting with "her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. C II. Fake.
MIhs Fake returned to Albany Sun
Gasoline Tax Totaled
By Secretary Sam Kozer
The slato tax on gasoline and
distillate collected on sales made
during the month of November,
1923, amounted to I20S.697.6S,
says a statement by Sam A. Kozer,
secretary ot state. The Novem
ber sales represented an increase
of about 37 per cent over the sales
made during the same month in
192!,. for gasoline and 107 per
cent for distillate. To date the
motor vehicle fuels tax measures
have brought to the state treasury
a total sum t.?lt369t82a.l?,.
ill IS READY:
FOR FUN SHOW
First Performance of Nurs
. ery Benefit Production
After two weeks of concentrat
ed working out, the 10 bill vaude
ville and musical comedy is reput
ed to be In ship shape for a pro
fessional appearance' for tho first
night ot tho Albertina Kerr Nur
ry benefit ta,be given at; the
Grand theater this evening, by lo
cal talent, assisted by Kathleen
Duffy, and Helen Lewis of tbj Ore
gonian Hoot Owls, and Edward
Burdette, the well known come
dian. ' ; '
Sparkling with, fun and biHmor,
is the musical comedy number,
"Lullaby Land," which has as its
background a nursery scene, with
the nurses, the doctor, the matron
and the Bud, who disguises him
self as a nurse and joins the staff
to be with Dora. The entangle
ments of the two lovers result in
many mirth-provoking situations.
The cast including Melba Daven
port, Ruby Grager, Mona Schaum,
Janice McAfee, Helen Lewis, Kath
leen Duffy, Ed Burdette, Earl Bus
selle, and Carroll Van Slyke are
aupported by Salem's first pony
ballet made up ot about 20 high
school girls. '
Acrobatic stunts, musical num
bers and some unique dancing is
featured among the other eight
numbers of the bill, as follows!
Salem's first.. unit show: a fit
in two spasms; Spasm number
one: Overture; The Tumbling Yse,
Mama Saunders, "Just a Bit Dra
matic;" The Wonder Child (Mar
ion's Musical Marvel).; Helen Lew
is, (an Oregonian Hoot Owl) Bel
ma Sax; Kathleen Duffy (another
Oregonian . Hoot Owl.) "Just
Songs"; Mrs. Ralph White's Danc
ing Darlings in the "Sandman's
Dance"; Spasm number 2: "Lulla
byland," a musical comedy.
District Conference Called
For Tomorrow Night at
The Salem district conference
of the Methodist church will open
session tomorrow evening in Kim
ball College of Theology beginning
at 7:30 with a lecture by Dr. A.
L. Beckendorf, a missionary, re
cently returned from the Philip
pines. To consider 4he benevolent pro
gram ot the churches and espec
ially tho new world service pro
gram which is to follow the Cen
tenary, the districts of the Oregon
conference are holding meetings
this week and next at the respec
tive centers. The southern dis
trict convened at lloseburg yes
terday and today, while tho Port
land and Eastern districts will
hold; their meetings next week in
Portland and The Dalles. Consti
tuting the conference are minis
ters of the district churches with
a number of especially delegated
- At the Thursday sessions Dr. E.
E. Gilbert, superintendent of the
Salem district, will speak, and
there will be other addresses by
district pastors, concerning the
various phases of tho world ser
vice program, i
Tho public Is invited to attend
all sessions, but it is pointed out
that the meeting of tomorrow eve
ning will bo more Interesting for
Oregon Has 128 National,
State and District Offi- -cers
The Republican and Democratic
parties in Oregon will nominate
candidates for a total of 128 na
tional, state and district offices
at the primary . election May 16
next, including the expression of
their choice for president and vice
president. This was made known
in a statement Isspcd yesterday by
Sam A. Koser, secretary ot state
"The Voters ot each party," Haid
Mr. Koxcr, "will! nominate candi
dates for all offices to bo filled at
the general election, November 4.
1924, chief among which are ono
rcpresntativef ln congress tor each
of the three congressional districts
of the state secretary of state,
justico of the supremo court, at
torney general, dairy, and food
commissioner, and two commis
sioners of tho public service com
mission, one for the district com
posed of the counties, lying east
of tho Cascade mountains; the
other for the western district. Five
candidates for lho offices of elec
tors of president and vice prcsi
dent, will likewise be chosen by
each ot the major political parties
."Delegates to the party national
conventions r?l , bq selected
WILL BE BUSY
May 16. The. members of the Re
publican party will elect 13, there
being allotted seven to the state
at large and two to each congress
ional district. Delegates to the
Democratic national convention
will according to present advices
remain as in 1920, namely four
from the state at large and two
from each -congressional district,
being 10 in all.
"Candidates for circuit judges
will be nominated in five of the
14 judicial districts of the state.
Departments two and four of the
Fourth judicial district compris
ing Multnomah county, are to be
filled this year, and one judge is
to be elected in each of the Sec
ond, Sixth, Seventh and Eighth
"In all counties of the state ex
cept Benton, Multnomah and Wal
lowa, candidates are to be nom
inated for the office of district
attorney, and throughout the state
democrats and repubicans will
nominate contestants for 15 seats
In the state senate and the full
quota of 60 places in tho, lower
house of the legislature.
"On the primary election ballot
will also appear numerous county,
district, precinct and municipal of
fices, candidacies for which are
tiled with local officers."
Housewarming Attended By
Nearly 200 Splendid
Capital )OBt No. 9, American
Legkm, held a housewarming in
their new name in McCornack hall
last night with nearly 200 legion
naires present to witness the in
stallation of officers and the var
ied program that would have put
to shame a regular vaudeville bill.
Commander Griffith turned the
nstallatlon of officers over to W.
Carlton Smith, former post com
mander, who formally installed
the following: Carl ' Gabrielson,
commander; Clifford Brown, vice
commander; Braxier C. Small, ad-
utant; Leo Page, finance officer;
Dr. C. B. O'Neill, chaplain; Don
Wiggln, quartermaster, and C. K.
Logan historian. The sergeant-at-arms
will be appointed later.
Two Tortland girls danced their
way into the hearts of those pres
ent. These were introduced as
Misses Tiny and Morrison. Fred
Wilkinson, ex-service man with
the British forces, serving with the
famous Black Watch, : brought
down the house with his series of
imitations. F. Ray Felker offered
some original art studies and was
assisted by F. H. Strausbaugh,
ukelole king." who also respond
ed with -vocal and instrumental
numbers. One of the popular
10 Per Cent
Discount On All
Alcohol Put In Your Radiator $1.00 Per Gallon
JANUARY 8,: 1924 - r
' Harry Mason, the lightweight
champion of England, arrived
In America .recently and may
prove a surprise among his
.ciwa. la. IhU-cauntry.
numbers proved to be the Legion
quartet, consisting of Carl Gabriel-
son. Karl Hinges, Dr. Carl Won
ner and Ed Chastain, who was la
ter featured in a solo. Dr. Won
ner was official accompanist, for
the events. Carl Hinges was
chairman of the - entertainment
committee. A regular Johnny
Jonea feed was served nuf sed.
Frank T. Wrightman, district
deputy grand exalted ruler of the
BPOE, was. invited to the plat
form and spoke briefly on .orga
nization. It is up to the young
men who have demonstratgd their
patriotism to carry on the work
,of government, he said, rne le
gion should be so organized as to
be able to put the right man In
the right place,-, closing with a
warning against the spread of
Notice was .given that on Janu
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SMITH & WATKINS
ary 28 La Societe des.40Hommes ,
et 8 Chevaux would be hosts" to. '.
every eligible ex-service . man in .
Marion and .P.olk, counties at , a. , ,
feed and entertainment In' Mc
Cornack hall.' r' '
I BITS FOR BREAKFAST I ,
The glorious rain ' '.' . V
We Webfeet feel better. " -
'A Salem- night policeman says '
he turned' on the heat; and that - ,
wheaeas It was 18 abore at -10 -o'clock
Sunday night, it was 37
above' at the same time last night,"- -That
makes a-lot of difference In"
the cdtnfort of his job.
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1 We are lucky again
m . 1i ' " .
The prices of flax fiber are on a v
boom. - -'
That may easily make a differ- ' .,
ence of a good many thousand ot
dollars in the receipts of the state .
flax plant. And it will be a great
help In getting spinning and weav
ing (linen) mills starjted 'in '"Sa
lem. - '
There are a number of oppor--a
tunities in Salem" for new '. manu- -facturing
plants but - the .out
standing one Is for a linen mill. .
And that will not hamper any ot ; .
the others. It will help. t
The Slogan editor will be able "'
to show, In Thursday's paper, that '
this Is tHV 'greatest- gooseberry
ccountry on earth. But he - also
needs your help, it you can help.": .. -
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" LECTURES - I
Each Thursday, 7:30 P; M;
H Begin Jan. 10th . V;
Dr. . Stapran will .lecture, in
The ERA Clinic Parlors, 1484
State St, v concerning ."Elec
tronic Iteactlona of Abrama."
Cor. Court and High Sts.