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THE OREGON STATESMAN; SALEM. '- OREGON
-SUNDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY!, 1924:
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WHY not enjoy
a car without finan
cial strain? That is
what we enable yon
To do. Our used car
bargains are extra
them today. "Used
But Not Abused.
Motor Car Market
i255 N. Church St.
r Phone 885
Lemon Yellow Team Takes
Time Out Once Too Oft
en Score 27-25
EUGENE. Or., Feb. 23. Idaho
defeated Oregon tonight in one of
the fastest basketball games ever
witnessed on the local floor by a
27-25 score. It required an extra
fire minute period for the, Idaho
squad to register the winning bas
ket. Oregon lost a chance to win
the game by taking time out once
too often.' :, ; 'J
The score was 25 to 24 in favor
of Oregon with but a few minutes
to go, when Oregon called - time
out,! allowing Idaho a free shot.
Telford,' Idaho captain, converted
Stock and Farm Machinery
Penikney Ranch, West
One gray team, wt. 1350
milk; two cows to be fresh soon; on a cow coming fresh in fall;
one better fresh In spring; one yearling heifer; one fat stock
-I One work harness and collars;vbne iron wheel wagon; 12
Inch Case plow, harrow; International Pivot Axle cultivator; Mc
Cormick Mower, new wagon brake; 4 dozen R. I. hens; 10
sacks of dry com; boat and engine; 7-shovel cultivator; John
Deer harrow; ten-inch orchard plow; canned fruits and all
mail tools. Z
If Rainy Will be
JS OUR profession. More and more
are the people of Salem coming to
realize the exceptional worth of the
Ed. V. Price tailored suit, and more
and more are Salem's discriminating
buyers coming to us for their tailoring.
the foul, causing the game to go
the extra period, and Remer, con
nected for the winning tally in
the first two minutes of the extra
Chapman i despite an Injured
knee, played good ball, but was
unable to locate the basket wheii
points were needed.
Both teams checked closely and
very few open shots were allowed.
In the first half Idaho connected
with the basket seven times to
four for Oregon, but the varsity
converted seven fouls making the
score 15-all at the end of the first
In the second half Idaho came
back strong and forged into a five
point lead, but two baskets and a
foul tied the score. Fitzke with
four field baskets was high point
man for the winners. Latham
scored three field baskets and con
verted three fouls for a total of
The loss of this game may elim
inate Oregon from any chance at
the conference title.
Penwell F Gowans
Remer F Hobson
Fitzke C Latham
Nelson G.. Gillenwater
Telford G. . . . . Chapman
Scoring: Goals from field. Ida
ho: Penwell 2; Remer 2; Fitzke,
4; Nelson 2; Telford 2 Fouls
converted: Penwell 1; Telford 2.
Gpals from field. Oregon: Gowans
2; Hobson 1; Latham 2; Chapman
1., Fouls converted: Gowans 5;
Hobson 2; Latham 3; Chapman 1.
Referee Coleman, OAC.
Governor Pierce. Saturday, an
nounced the reappointment of
James W. Maloney of Pendleton,
as a member of the state game
commission. He was , appointed
about a year ago during an offi
cial "shake-up" in the commission
and is reappointed on expiration
of his term.
FRANCE HAS QUAKE
TARBES. France, Feb. 22.
An earthquake this afternoon at
3:32 o'clock rocked buildings here
and at Bagneres, Cauteres and
other places. The walls of some
buildings were cracked while
doors were thrown open and fur
niture was broken. The shock
lasted 10 seconds. At Bagneres
the populace, panic stricken, fled
from their homes.
The only thing that prevents the
formation of a third party la the
conviction that it would finish that
27, 1924, at 1 :30 P. M.
Salem, End of Bridge.
pounds each; one cow giving
Auctioneer, Salem, Ore.
Phil Bayes Will Fight Ted
Horton of Kelso in Six
Phil Bayes or Salem and Ted
Horton of Kelso, Wash., will be
the headliners In a boxing smoker
to be given at the armory on Fri
day night, Feb. 29. Horton Is
said to be a boy of a lot of repute
and a savage punch.
The semi-windup will be a
bout between Bill Poole, 170
pounds, the Monroe slugger, and
Lefty Dewey, 175 pounds, Oregon
City. Jimmy Fargo and Frankie
Lee, the former a Salem sensation,
and the latter a Portland Chinese
boxer, flyweights, will furnish an
entertainment scheduled to go six
rounds, unless one of the boys
tumbles for the count before the
end of that time. Shadow Gret
tinger and Ted Barnes will go
four rounds, and there will be one
other four-round preliminary.
Women will be admitted free.
Another Rehearsal By
Lions Minstrels Today
With a rehearsal scheduled for
this morning and a final practice
Monday night,, the Lions club is
ready to present its second annual
minstrel show for the benefit oi
the Boy Scout movement at the
Grand theatro next Tuesday and
Wednesday nights. Rehearsals for
the minstrel show have been held
twice a week for more than two
An extra attraction has been ob
tained through a friend of F. Ray
Felker, who volunteered to stop
his special car carrying an edu
cated horse to California. "Spot."
as the animal is called, is said to
be a, master of his kind. Lion
Felker has painted special scenery
for the show and his work is well
known to Salem people. The show
will take nearly two hours and a
half to present.
All songs, Joke3 and some of the
features which are being kept for
a surprise are brand new and are
nicely adapted to a show of this
The first act will be devoted to
old-time minstrel stuff, with the
second act featuring a variety of
vaudeville, including Frank Wager
in "Black Magic," and "The New
Valet," presented by the Lions
club string quartet. Guy L. Rath
bun, of Willamette university, has
something of a novel character
that he is ready to spring at the
proper place in the program. , An
old plantation act will i .
program. This is said to be the
best of its kind ever offered in
Following are a few of the hits:
I'm All Broke Out With the
Blues," sung by Mr. Felker; "Bug
house Fables," by Claude Steven
son; "Indiana Moon," by Al
Kranse; "M. T. Pocket Blues," by
Ed. Chastain; "Oh You Little Son
cf a Gun," by Lloyd Strausbaugh,
Merrill D. (Hike) Ohling. will
be interlocutor, with Frank Zinn,
F. Ray Felker. Dr. S. F. Scott, H.
R. (Rufe) White, Dr. Carl Won
ner, Lloyd Strausbaugh, Claude
Stevenson and El. R. Chastain as
end men. Soloists will be Leslie
Springer, Otto Hoppes, Al Krause
and S. N. Wlllett. Members of
the chorus are C. D. Adams, Dr.
Chal. L. George L. Lunsford, Ed
gar Rowland, John J. Rot tie. W.
T. Hlckey, Frank Kellogg, T. C.
Waters, E. T. Bussell, Jr., A. M.
Follrick, Reed Rowland and C. F.
Glese. Rufe White will present
one of the big feaures of the pro
gram. Common Laborers are In
Majority at Local Bureau
More than one-third of the men
seeking work at the United States
employment bureau at the YMCA
were common laborers, according
to the report complied by Sim
Phillips for the week ending
February 23. There were 92 men
seeking employment, with calls
for 49. Of this number 45 were
referred and 34 reported placed.
Half of the common laborers
were placed, 37 registering, 26
sought, 24 referred and 18 re
porting placed. Farm hands and
agricultural workers were equal
in number, there being 26 of the
first group registering. 12 in de
mand, 9 referred and 8 placed.
Of the second group 25 registered,
10 were in demand, the same num
ber referred and 7 reported as
having found a place. Three en
gineers registered, with no calls
for this line of work. One build
ing trade mechanic registered and
Only eight women registered,
with four calls for female help.
Three were referred and placed.
This help was classified as do
mestic and kitchen or pantry
workers, there being five of the
former' and three of the latter.
Grand Army Men Guests
Of Auxiliary Saturday
Comrades of the OAR were en
tertained at a Washington pro
gram by the ladies of the GAR at
the WCTU "hall, Saturday after
noon. Following an excellent pro
gram a social hour was enjoyed
and refreshments were served.
There was a good representation
of the comrades present.
Rev. H. E. Shanks, new pastor
of the First Baptist church, deliv
ered the principal address upon
George Washington. Several oi
the comrades spoke on the home
and daily life of Washington.
Those making short talks were
Comrade Neimeyer, commander
of Sedgwick post; Comrade Faulk
ner, Comrade Hudelson and Com
rade Race. Comrade Harris sang
a solo, with another solo by Mrs.
Fox, one of the oldest members of
the ladies of the GAU. The Citset
Fowers company donated the use
of a vlctrola.
Music interspersed the regular
features of the program, which
was as follows:
Readings, Mrs. Watson and
Address, Rev. Dr. Shanks.
Reading, Mrs. Eddy.
Piano solo, Catherine Young.
Reading, "Echo Desart."
Reminiscences by Comrades, so
cial hour and refreshments.
! FINAL FLASHES
SALEM, Ohio, Feb. 24. Fire
early today was sweeping almost
the whole Salem business district
while fire departments from Alli
ance and Columbus aided the lo
cal department. The fire started
after 9 o'clock last night. At 1
o'clock this morning five stores on
Broadway, in the heart of the
city, had been destroyed and thy
First National bank was in the
path of the flames.
SEATTLE, Feb. 23. Attend
ants at a local hospital tonight de
clared that Joshua Mummey was
ROME, Feb. 23. An attempt
was made today against the life
of the Albanian premier. While
the premier was passing through
a corridor of the hall where the
assembly was sitting, a student
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 23. Wil
liam G. McAdoo, candidate for the
democratic presidential nomina
tion, declared tonight that his law
firm would have received a fee
of $1,000,000 from the Doheny
interests if its negotiations in the
Doheny companies' Mexican af
fairs had been successful.
BONEVILLE, Ark., Feb. 23.
W. 11. Wilson, 56, former federal
prohibition inforcement officer
here, and Jess Woolridge, 30,
farmer, were slain in a gun battle
in the business section of the city
Dear lady, it may be brutal to
shoot little rabbits, but sealskin
coats must be prorided In some
CITY NEWS IN BRIEF
(Continued from page S)
G. E. McAfee, secretary of the
Business Men's league, said yes
terday. All . business men and
others interested, whether they
are members of the Chamber of
Commerce or of the Business
Men's league or not, are invited
to attend the .meeting. The Port
land organization is bearing the
expense of Mr. Younts' visit.
Harwood Hall Improved
Harwood Hall, superintendent
ot the Salem Indian Training
school at Chemawa. is able to be
out after recovering from an ill
ness that kept him confined at his
home for some time.
Gardens Are Begun
First of the 1924 gardens are
now under way and ambitious
gardeners are beginning to plant
the early varieties of onions.
Since the war, when necessity de
manded the utilization of the back
yard, gardening has been more
Golfers Visit Tualatin
Sixteen members of the Illihee
Country club will participate in a
We May Not
Suit all of Salem
But we please every man in Salem
who has bought a suit from us.
All the latest weaves, and colors,
every yard of cloth in our store is new
D. H. MOSHER
474 Court St. Phone 360
Direct Treatment' with
Vaporizing Salve Im
mediately Reaches Con
gested Air.: Passages.
If a cold has teen neglected and has
gone down into the chest, producing
acute bronchitis, thoroughly redden
the skin over throat and chest with
hot, wet towels to open the pores.
Then massage briskly with Vicks for
'five minutes, spread on thickly and
cover with two thicknesses of hot
For hours after Vicks is applied the
vapors of Camphor, Menthol, Euca
lyptus, Juniper Tar, etc., are inhaled
directly into the infected air passages.
At the same time Vicks is absorbed,
thru and stimulates the skin like a
poultice or piaster. j
Being externally applied, Vicks is j
especially good tor children and is used i
by millions of mothers to prevent or'
relieve cold troubles.
V V A F0 RU
Oven 17 Million Jams Vxso Yzabut
golf tourtfament with theTualatin
Country club today. Elimination
contests have been under way
during the week and a large num
ber of the club members took
Club Postpone Meeting
. Owing to the recent death of
Russell Catlin, who was an hon
ored member of the Merry-Go-'
Round club, the next meeting ot
the club, at thei residence of Mr.
and Mrs. A. N. Moores, has been
Indefinitely postponed. The club
was scheduled to meet March 4.
lloby Born on Holiday
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Merr'
of Zena, Polk county, are receiv
ing congratulations upon the arri
val of Chester Clinton at the
Court Street Christian Maternity
home on Washington's birthday.
Sheriff Delivers Prisoner
Henry Sandmire, alias Harry
Zangerly, was .delivered to the
state prison Saturday, by Sheriff
Terrill. of Jackson county. Sand
mire twice escaped after his con
viction of a burglarly charce,
once from the Jackson cc-m'y jail
at Jacksonville, and again from a
deputy sheriff who was returning
him after bein recaptured at Po-
.rnona, Cal. Sandmire jnmped from
'the irain while it was traveling at
I a high rate of speed. rTheri'f Mer
rill recently announced that he
would be a candidate to succeed
himself as sheriff.
Adds New Machinery
The Wood Auto Top shop has
added an up-to-date wood working
machine to its present equipment,
according to T. C. Wood, man
ager, who returned from Portland
yesterday with the machine.
I ' PERSONALS I
Chauncey L. Southern has re
turned from an extended trip to
San Francisco and is again with
the Hickman-Bessey Stock com
pany, playing at the Bligh.
George King and family are on
a motor trip as far south as Los
Our Best Buys
New modern bungalow just
completed. Immediate posses
sion. $500 down; price $3,400.
OWNER IN CALIFORNIA
Wants us to sell their home in
Salem at once; 7-room plas
tered house, 2 lots, paved
street, close in; $3,700, terms;
worth $4,700; act quick.
ONE ACRE TRACT
With a new 3-room house,
pavsd street, paving paid. Price
$1,200, half cash; take a Ford
car as part pay.
Childs & Bechtel
540 State Street.
Angeles. They expect to be gonej
anumer weeit. Mr. King Is one
ui me proprietors or the Buster
Brown shoe store here.
Ensign and Mrs. A. M. Holbrook
of the local Salvation Army corps
have returned, from a week's visit
in San Francisco where they at
tended an officers' council.
Herbert C. Foote of Wilming
ton, Del., is visiting at the home
of Charles E. Barbour.
Bolton Hamble of the Gray Belle'
spent Saturday Jn Portland.
Hen Maxwell, student at the Uni
versity of Oregon, is spending the
week-end in the city looking after
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur McChest
ney of Albany were in the city yes
terday. Mr. McChestney, who is
a captain in the national guard,
called on the adjutant general's
office on business.
Miss Adelaide Lake of the. Ore
gonlan staff and former Salem
newspaper woman, was In the cTty
Saturday spending the day with
Let-He Springer and wife are
spending the day in Portland.
Mrs. Vesta Stanley, a Silverton
public school teacher," Was in the
Ben Osborne was in Salem yes
terday from his home at Dallas.
Simon S. Dow of McMinnville
was a recent visitor in Salem.
F. L. Wilkinson, of the Square
Deal Realty company, has return
ed from a short business trip to
Mrs. Elizabeth L. Watson or
Stayton was a Salem visitor Satur
day. M. R. McClain and Maurice Gen
tle of Albany were in the city yes
Mrs. Agnes Gardner and Mrs.
E. Gardner of Eugene were re
cent visitors in Salem.
W. A. Taylor, Macley, was in
Salem yesterday. '
Charles McAllister of Shaw, waa
a business visitor in Salem Satur
E. G. Weisner was In Salem o.i
J. I). Bennett of Babish Center,
was in Salem Saturday on busi
ness. Friends After Erixon
To Run for Mayoralty
Fred A. Erixon, local contractor,
is being prevailed upon by his
friends to become a candidate for
mayor of Salem.
Mr. Erixon is a prominent lodge
man, belonging to "the Masonic
order and its several bodies, in
cluding the Shrine; also the Elks.
He is a member of the Kiwanis
club, the Chamber of Commerce
and numerous other civic organi
zations. When approached concerning
the matter Mr. Erixon knew very
little of the efforts being put
forth in his behalf but intimated
"The Price That
That Extra Pair Saves
Half Your Clothes
that he had heard rumors to that
It was largely through the ef
forts of Mr. Erixon that the im
provement was made whereby
Capitol street was extended north
to the Fairgrounds road. He was
also a member of the committee
representing the Kiwanis club
which recently illuminated the
courthouse clock. Air. Erixon,
(Fred, as he is called by his many
friends) is usually interested in
everything that makes for better
citizenship and a-better commun
ity. He has a hobby for boys, and is
a member of the Dig Brothers'
committee of the Elk's, lodge,
which has to do largely with bet
tering conditions with the boys of
Army Officers Visitors
From Vancouver Barracks
Several army officers from Van
couver barracks were in Salem
Saturday and called at. the office
of Governor Pierce to pay their
respects. "The governor, however,
was absent. Those in the party
were Brigadier-General Joseph E.
Kuhn, commander of the post;
Major Waller. Captain Vincent B.
Diaz and Lieutenant Arthur Lee
Shreve. They were accompanied
by Adjutant-General George A.
White, Major Joseph V. Schur and
Captain Thomas Rilea of the Ore
gon national guard.
H'gh grade piano and bench, like new; Columbia mahogany
cabinet phonograph and records; 3-piece oak parlor suite, leath
er upholstered; electric floor lamp, oval oak library table;
waxed oak dining room suite including 48-in. top table, buffet,
6 leather seated diners; 2 Simmon's- beds with steel springs and
floss mattresses; white enamel dresser; large oak dresser;
3 Congoleum rugs; wool and fibre rugs, 9x12; tapestry Brussels
rug 9x12, all rugs like new; good 8-hole range and heater;
ironing board; cloth cabinet; tubs; kitchen utensils and dishes;
draperies and curtains; electric light globes and many other
Terms cash. Don't miss this sale if you want any of the
above mentioned articles; everything is good.
MRS. J. M. BILLINGS,
'Woodry Buys Furniture
Men's and Young Men's
Made in Any Style You Desire , .'.V
Perfect Fit and Work
Tailor Made Clothes Look Better
' Let Us Prove It -
426 STATE STREET
Feb. 27-Farm Sale
F. O. Needham, West Salem
C. K. Loe, Silverton, Ore.
March 5-Neiger Sale
48 head of fine dairy cattle,
horses and machinery. .,.
near Waconda, Ore. Every
Who will be the next one to
give me a date.
Somehow, affections seem, more
easily alienated In circles where
incomes are above $25,000 a
1:30 p. m.
F. N. WOODRY,
or Sells on Commission."
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