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WEDNESDAY MORNING, MARCH 19, 1924
THE OREGON STATESMAN, SALEM, OREGON
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treitod it right and then
w. improved and repair'
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down. Yon can depend
"TJied But Hot Abused
. Look for the '
, Orange and Black Sign
Motor Car Market
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, Phone 885
i OREGON NEWS BRIEFS
HILLSBORO, Or., March 18.
Cyrus M. Harthorn, (Gales Creek
rancher under Inaletment on
charges of operating a still; com
mitted suicide at the county hos
pital here today - by-slashing his
wrists with a pocket knife. Har
thorn was arrested .. about two
weeks ago and after becoming ill
waa placed in the county hospital.
PORTLAND. Or., March 18.
Whether the Woman's Christian
Temperance union will launch an
attack on cigarettes lu Oregon in
the November elections has not
yet been decided according 1 to
Mrs. Mary Mallett, state president
of the organization, but will be
decided at meetings to be held
here today and tomorrow. r
, ASTORIA, Or., March . 18.-
Frank J. Hill, 36, high climber for
the Crown Willamette Paper com
pany at its logging . operations
here, was killed, presumably
some time Sunday afternoon, when
he fell from the top of a high tree
which he was "topping" and "trim
ming for use as a spar tree. :
PORTLAND, Or.' March 18.
The Portland chamber of com
merce and Mayor Baker today
sent telegrams to both the com
manding .general of the Ninth
army corps area and to - Major
General Mason P. Patrick, chief
of the army air service at Wash
ington, D. C, urging that the
world fliers land at Vancouver
Oregon Products to Be
: Featured By. Merchants
-Merchants of the . city are
asked to feature Oregon products
In their stores Thursday,; Friday
and Saturday of this week in con
nection with the all-Oregon pro
ducts dinner being given by the
Salem Woman's club at the Elks'
temple Friday night. In an en
deavor to promote , Oregon pro
ducts members of this club, to
gether with others in the city, plan
on making a point to request Ore
gon products when they go shop
ping. ;-? ) ;", ; r ,.
That merchants are making a
generous response to requests for
donations and cooperation for the
dinner was brought out at a meet
ing of the committee at the home
of Mrs C P. Bishon Tuesdav af
ternoon. Window carls are, being
printed and will be left at the
chamber of commerce 'rooms.
where they may be obtained by the
In addition to the Oregon pro
ducts displayed by the business
houses,, a special exhibit of flax
will be arranged at the Elks' tem
ple under the direction of Mrs. W.
P. Lord. '
Twilight Baseball Is x "
Fostered at Silverton
SILVERTON, Or., March 18.
(Special to The Statesman)
Fifty legionaires were present at
the legion meeting Monday night
Baseball was one of the chief top
ics discussed and the legion de
cided to sponsor a baseball league
to be known as the Twilight
league. It will have four teams,
one composed of the 4-L members,
one of the high school, one from
the; business men and one from
the legion. The Silverton base
ball,' team will later be selected
from these teams. The commit
tee In charge is composed of Les
ter McDonald, C. McMorse, Carl
Moser, T. Beebe. John Elder- w.
The legionaires adopted as an
advertisement for their play the
ruling that every legionaire should
wear a mustache until after the
play is given which is sometime
in April. The name of the play is
"The Black Feather." If a mem
ber of the legion is discovered min
us his mustache he will be fined
25 cents and be forced to wear
a black feather.
Berry Plants Set Out
By Silverton Growers
SILVERTON. Or., March 18.
(Special , to The Statesman)
Silverton farmers and small-fruit
growers are busy planting straw
berries, John Golperud, president
of the Silverton Cannery associa
tion, is putting out 4000 plants.
Hans Hansen is placing 3000
plants. Many others are also set
ting out new strawberry beds or
adding to the old ones. Within
the past few months the Silverton
Food Products company has be
come a cooperative plant. Since
this change was made Silverton
fruit growers are Bhowing keen
interest in the enterprise.
Fast Through Freight to All
Valley Points Daily.
Corvallls - Eugene . Jefferson
Dallas - Albany-Monmouth,'
Independence - Monroe
' r' Springfield
SHIP BY TRUCK
Guranteed to Cost Less
Smith & Watkins
Service. Phone 44.
Four-Act Comedy Given
For Memorial Benefit
"Cranberry Corners." a four-act
comedy, was presented at the
Grand theater last night under the
auspices of the Salem War Moth
ers. Members of the cast were
residents of Salem Heights and
members of the Commnity club.
While the crowd was not bo large
as desired by the sponsors, there
was a good representation present.
Three of the War Mothers spent
the afternoon making candy,
which with ice cream, was sold be
tween acts. Members of the cast
and the characters portrayed were
as follows: Merwin Stolzheise,
Tom Dextef;. William Trudgen,
Sidney Everett; P. F. Stolzheise,
Ben Latham; A. N. Fulkerson
Andrew Dexter? Harry Burnside,
Hezekiah Hopkins; Edward Burn-
side, Nathan Speck; Georgell.i
Wilson, Carlotta Bannister; Mrs.
Harry Burnside. Anastasla Bannis
ter; Mrs. C. W. Sawyer, Amelia
Dexter; Mrs. Len Farrington, Mrs.
Muslin; Neva Stolzheise as Bella
Ann and Florine. Proceeds from
the show will be turned into a
fund for the purchase of a sol
diers' memorial for Marlon coun
ty ex-service men who died during
the World war.
Hopmere and Waconda to
Have Good Baseball Team
The Hopmere baseball fans met
at Julian Dejardins store for the
purpose of organizing a baseball
team for the season. The meeting
was called to order by S. A. Harris
as temporary chairman. Great
nterest was shown. The team will
use, the school ground which will
be in the best of shape. Wire net
ting being used on base lines so
that those wishing their wind
shields protected while watching
the game will be taking no
chances. Hopmere and Waconda
jointly can boast of some excellent
baseball material and those who
watched the Waconda Colts four
years ago will verify this state
The officers elected were: C. C.
Russell, manager; Julian Dejardin,
secretary and treasurer. After the
election of officers, Mrs. Dejardin
asked the assembly to partake of
her hospitality and the meeting
was turned over to her and the
beautifully decorated table fairly
groaned with all kinds of the best
of eats. After an hour of feast
ing and a game or two of make
believe baseball, Mrs. Dejardin
was given a vote of thanks.
Those wanting games will write
or phone Mr. Russell as he is
making his schedule and wants to
book games early.
Fred Janssen Admits Killing
Wife Insurance Was
DENVER. Colo., March 18.
Fred Janssen, confessed slayer of
his wife, whose body was found
by a railroad expressman in a
trunk at Ogden, Utah, last Satur
day, stooped and kissed the face
of his dead wife this afternoon
when he was taken to the county
morgue in custody of two detec
tives. Janssen today admitted his orig
inal story of the employment of a
Mexican to kill his wife for which
he paid him $150 was untrue and
then confessed his part in the
Breaking down for the first
time in 24 hours of grilling, Jan
ssen tonight admitted, as he stood
over the body at the county mor
guethat he had killed his wife
for her savings and her insurance,
amounting to $1000, which he had
taken out for her on March 7.
"DON'T KNOW, CAN'T
, REMEMBER" TO END
(Continued from page 1)
but in the theater of events, ac
cording to their testimony, were
Mabel Normand and Edna Purvi
ance, film actresses. Upstage, ren
ter front, is said to have been oc
cupied by Greer, garbed as Mabel
Normand's chauffeur, smoking
pistol in band. The set included
various properties, including, ac
cording to the police, one bottle.
Dines was revealed smoking a
cigarette and nursing a bullet hole
In Ms lung.
In various court tableaux since
Greef has been posed as the assail
ant, with sundry witnesses stroll
ing on and off, replying to volleys
of questions with the lines, "I
don't know. I can't remember."
At a bedside scene in the hos
pital, Dines occupying the bed, in
droning tones articulated as the
queries flew, "I , don't know. I
More than once the director,
in the person of Justice J. Walter
Hanby, became so incensed at the
lack of action in the picture that
he Interjected some forceful extern
poraneous monologues of his own
by way of comment on witness
Miss Normand backed off stage
into the hospital. Her doctor said
it was appendicitis. Mrs. Edith
Burns, another witness formerly
a Normand employe, fell down
stairs and thence into bed. Her
doctor said it was an injured
spine. Dines' doctor kept reiter-,
ating that Dines was too weak to
Miss Normand left the hospital.
So did Dines.
Tomorrow both are expected to
appear, despite the fact that Miss
Normand was said a few days ago
to have left for New York and
Dines' whereabouts were reported
In today's rehearsal for another
rise of the curtain on the court
scene tomorrow. Dines conferred
with District Attorney Asa Keys.
The defense said that the cen
ter piece in the tableaux tomor
row will be composed of evidence
that Dines threatened Greer and
that 'the latter shot in self de
fense. The epilogue, they said,
will find Greer leaving court clear
ed of the charge.
Dines is held under $5000 bond
President's Choice for Cab
inet Post Approved in .
WASHINGTON, March IS.
Selection of Curtis D. Wilbur,
chief justice of the supreme court
of California to succeed Edwin
Denby as secretary of the navy
was approved today by the senate
in an executive session of less than
There was said to have been no
debate on the nomination and no
roll call asked when the motion
that he be confirmed was made
by Senator Lodge of Massachu
setts the republican leader.
President Coolldge upon being
Informed of the senate's action,
immediately notified Judge Wil
bur by telegraph and, It Is un
derstood, expects the new member
of the cabinet to come to Wash
ington as soon as he can conven
iently arrange to do so.
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Big Assortment of Flowers and Trimmings Ready to
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36-inch 27-Inch Romper Glass
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Big Good Light or Blue
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32 inch Zephyr Ginghams, new, pretty patterns, good
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Two Good -Values,
New Jap Crepes, good qual
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36-inch colored Indian Head
Suiting, yard 50c
New Dress voUas, dainty
..59c, 49c and 39c
Bath Robing, - special low
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