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THE OREGON saTT&MAN, ALEM, OREGON
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TUESDAY MORNING,' MAY 4, 1D26
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f- ;OLTNESS-i-I m the Lord your God . Sanctify yourselves,
and 3Fehall Jba holy J for I am holy Lev. 11:44. i'-''
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SALEM'S DRINKING CUP
'The public service commission
i ' Willamette rlrer water at Salem.
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- , ,t i. . "The Willamette Is the source
' feared that the acid and waste of a pulp mill have reduced the safety
' . margin of the water for domestic use. ' There hare arisen questions
of the quality, of the water due to. sewage poured into the river by
C V-l. towns above., v - - , ; . :. .?
,Thls Inquiry, oughi to have results.' For, surety, when people
"... hare cause .to, fear their drinking water has become a polluted or
' poisoned stream .they will take no chances.
'rSalem has a right to demand that the Wllamette. be freed of
jtflkj t'e menace from industrial or municipal waste.' Nor need new laws
; - . 1 be passed. , Oregon has alaw. -It forbids stream pollution.
'.;fl ' "Has it occurred to the public serrice. commission, or some other
'".' sge,ncy,stnat? it rnght enforce the. lawx.agains pollution? II ji were
Enforced thei'costMof;yiolatIon might be. made too great for any ?dus
I. 'iirtitay:oriow 'aqieonUii,i..-V '"'ttr, i"-,J' ' ' -j t
i "How long'wtn itbeiho manyhtiran liTes must be sacrificed
' '"r before we brlng our elrlllratlon to a point where we cease to poison
the rirer we. lire on and the cup
The above from the Portland1 Journal of last evening
V1' V puts the case i stronger than the facts warrant
For. the Willamette is not the source of Salem's water
supply.; The source of Salem's water supply is wells sunk
! in the sand and gravel near the Willamette, and the water is
I 1 thproughljrfiltered; and it is also treated to prevent any
' ; . chance of disease germs getting into .the; pipes that supply
t Riii the city, the same as the water supply of most modern cities
L is now treated. The same as the mountain supply is treated
at Seatlleairf-numerous other cities. Ct .
" The system of ' drawing the Salem water supply 'from
the wellsiis being changed sty that there ,willf within a few
weeks, be no chance of contamination whatever. ' ' " '
i t,r The matter of , river pollution is another question. There
is sewap ponutibn at cities, like
l" Eugene, 'Albany, Coi:vallis and Salem.. ' ' ' t K ;;.
. ? The time will come .when this will not Tbe allowed, and
Salem already taking steps
having a sinking fund that
disposition of her sewage.
The' state "lime " plant ' at
bigger thing: than it was anticipated that it might ; become,
vi when it was removed from Gold Hill to Salem. The plant is
; capable Ol preparing lony tons a oay oi wne, ana as uomg
- that now-and still it is not able to keep up with the'orders.
When the fact Js considered that practically every acre of
land in the Willamette valley and our. coast counties need
lime, one may visualize a tremendously big thing in the state
lime plant. It would not be hard .to. duplicate it, and much
i more. :;: ' ' ' t-v-'. -- ,.'-..
Bits For Breakfast
I ' i A? million dollar rain :
wV --Aiid "weather Waa- iredlcts iaore
IXiet it. ,-
With a little more rain now,
and a few showers along through
May, then our "regular June
rains, ar crops will be made
( we will have bumper crops.
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' : The state lime plant at the pen
itentiary : shipped a car of agri
cultural lirae Sunday evening.: an-
- other last evening,' and a third will
go this evening. The cars contain
35 to 45 tons, and go to Benton,
Washington and Clatsop counties.
- Then a lot of lime is going out
in . trucks; some of the v five-ton
trucks. There is a constant sur
prise at ' the v demand. No one
looked for, such a general desire
to use line on the- farms. -
-It is found, however, that the
capacity of the plant is larger than
" was expected. " Forty tons ' a day
re now being turned out. 1 Five
- ;' cars of the lime rock came In one
shipment Saturday, and they will
have to keep coming at the rate
of about one a day, from present
indications. - ,
The retting of nax t the penl-
tentlary plant goes 'right on. A
few showers will do no harm to
. the retted- flax in .the field; only
.take a littlo more worklia handl
ing 4t. A considerable surplus of
the dried : flax has been piled np
in the-sheds. . J : . .
La- Grande--Eastern Oregon
fruit . and grain" crop promises to
equal best ever known. - -
L " should not ba "doaad." Treat
,!J J them oxtornany whh
W. H. Handaraow - Ciraalatlaa Iftum
Ralph H. Klatsias; - AdvarUsinc Miitgtr
Frank Jukotkl ;'-, Msasf r Jab Dp4.
E. A. Rhotea , ; . . , j. . Lirratoek Editor
W. G. Caaner ; - Poaltry fcditar
W. 81st fits Celesta. Vamnatt. TIU. .
Calif.; Hirrias Bids;. Loa Aacetas. Calif'
"Bttrw DepaHa)aat3S or 10a
Job Ieartniea t f g
Oregon, as aocead-elass aaatter. . ;- ,
has ordered an Investigation of
of Salem's water supply. It Is
we drink from?" '
looking to this future time, by
will be used in making scientific
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the penitentiary :fs already a
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i .O. L. Darling,. Agent, Salem, or A. A. - ;
: LlickeV V.'F. & P. A'l84 Liberty. St. I 'J. '
OF THE PEOPLE
An earrcrpaadeaeo for tals depart
saen mat bo aisaoA by tha vrttax,
-aas bo written oa osto aide of Ute
paear only, and saonld act bo loafjet
v, .- Abont Tnxedo Park
Editor, Statesman: - j ; ' '
Tho Statesman has undertaken
the task ipf instructing the .yoters
of our school district agiinst their
own . Just convictions. -T The chief
question of Oregon is, first, an
equitable tax levy, and,, second, to
reduce taxation. The first can be
done .by an income - tax - and : the
second by reducing the expendi
tures of 'state, count,, city and
school districts .to an efficient,
competent and just administration
of public affairs. As long as a set
of public officials are mere feed
ers at the public crib, we will not
advance. All oratory, sophistry
and propaganda Is mere bunk to
catch the- unaware, unthinking,
careless or trusting yoters. ' We
knowth e results thereof. A. well
greased propaganda '? bunk - ma
chine is a mighty power, and the
feeder at the public crib knows it.
Now as to this Tuxedo Park af
fair. . Granted, that South! Salem
should have a junior high school.
But do they want it In Tuxedo
Park? . A tract of land, that 12
years ago, with an excellent horse
hitched to a good strong buggy.
I tried to cross. I had to back
out twice, and only on the third
endeavor got across through mud
and water and . up a steep bluff.
And this was in the ? t glorious
month rot; May. And .now this is
the "jjreferrsd; school, iie,'j---and
o,r.besnre JLhe .whole t,hln$. IS
acres , of, it. ; lias 4" to be .jtaken 'or
noneat SI 500, an acre and the
owners are the philanthropists and
public spirited - citizens to ' make
us. the taxpayers, this . generous
offer only up to June ,lstj 1926.
Then we are lost. This generoua
lty, according to your view of the
matter, was turned down twice,
because the voters are too ignor
ant, as you put it. On account of
this we get into semi-monthly
school election system, and if the
Ignorance of the voter or his ob
stlnancy to "See the "light" con
tinues we shall soon have semi
weekly exercises, a very efficient.
economical and sensible procedure.
The continuous propaganda, bunk
and oratory is finally, to wear out
the opposition. I voted for ev
ery member of our 'present school
board. In their private and bus
iness life they are number one
citizens," "successful ' in their busl
ness and respected. - But, did
they, do they, or would they, carry
on their own business in. a like
manner?- Let them purchase a
block of suitable land or interview
the -Bush estate - for ..a - suitable
tract of land and the coat thereof
three to ; five - acres and : that
Will be enough. The- more the
frills and nonsense is cut out from
our school system the hetter edu
cation will fare, and put a stop to
waste, extravagance, , bunk and
Incompetence and graft out ; of
public funds. These are undebat-able-
facts. I do not accuse any
one of graft or willfulness in' this
thing, but like Caesar's wife,eny
public , business . should ' he above
suspicion. ! , ...
P. A. English.
Salem, Or., April 28, 1926.
. (Mr. English, In the above,' used
these words! '.'Because the voters
f EKcctivo T.loy 22 ' f
Rotmdtrip summer excursion
fares effective all summer; rxturti
limit October 3 1, Take advantage
of these substantial reductions in
fares to eastern places. . r ! ;
: D6 and see more this summer
than ever before See California
oh your way. Know the whole
Pacific Coast. It costs so very little
more. Have the Southern Pacific
agent help you plan your trip.
Thus get tne most for your travel
expenditure. - . .
are too Ignorant, as yon put it.?
That ls, Mr.? English says " The
Statesman said the voters are too
ignorant. The 'Statesman never
said thatT Does not believe that.
Never has said it. No one bnt a
fool would say it. There was a
misunderstanding as rto what the
wording of . the ballot meant, ! in
the vote to authorize the school
board to divert some of the , mon
ey, already voted for the building
for the purchase -of a site. It was
largely the fault of the wording,
which said: ' f For : bonds; yes
against bonds, no, when it was
not a question of bonds at all, but
only one of diverting some bond
money voted three r years ago.
Some of the other statements of
Mr. English are worthy of dis
cussion and explanation. Ed.) '
"RED DICE" IS NOW
AT flREBOIa THEATRE
Picture Starring Rod La
Rocque, Tells of Great
;. Bootlegging Industry
Bootlegging America's huge
criminal industry, until now care
fully disregarded by motion pic
ture producers because of the ne
cessity of taking sides was chosen
as plot material for Rod La
Rocque's new star picture, "Red
Dice,' which starts today at the
Oregon theater. ; sj v
The activities of a tremendous
bootlegging : ring, have been real-
Feverishness arising there frpjfn and, by regulating the Stomach
and Bowels: aids the assitnilktn o Food ;! giving, natural . sleep..
To avoid imitations, always look (or the signature of
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Oh Boy, Some Real Fun .
All "Prize Winning
"THE BANDIT'S BABY"
' With the marvel horse "SILVER KING"
' Action" Comedy
SMALL DIAMOND BRIQUETTES
WE CARRY ALL
from the large furnace to tho smallest .nut sixe. Tell
: ns for what purpose the coal Is required and well point
out the proper is to use. .Bat although we carry all
'sizes, weihandle. only ohe quality) the very best coal :,
. from the very besmihes. Our coal service is yours
' - -. to command. , - - ' "
- ? v. Prlcee rSngevfrftm f lO to S14JSO
t .Aloo Madle the besS Diamond Briqnetles fl5
1 p- .
istically represented in the story.
which was prepared, for the screen
under f the - supervision of Jeanie
Macpherson. Miss Macpherson
spent most of a recent visit to New
York studying the methods of big
bootleggers, the federal officers
assisting her. to obtain data by per
mitting her to go on board a rev
enue cutter to chase rum runners,
and to oe present at the raiding of
huge liqr or warehouse. Al
though - she describes several of
her experiences as to6 melodra
matic "for- the movies," she obtained-much
valuable material tor
'-'Red Dice," which is a frank pres
entation of-the situation confront
ing' America today.
In collaboration with Douglas
Doty, Miss . Macpherson adapted
"Red Dice" from Octavus Roy Co
hen's thrilling story. - Marguerite
De La Motte is featured opposite
Rod LaRocque, and both acquit
themselves creditably. The pic
ture is novel and thrilling and. ful
ly deserves the success it achieved.
The supporting cast is excellent.
POLK PRUNE DRYERS
TOUR IS ORGANIZED
Caravan to Leave Wednes
day at 9 0'Clock, Mar
ion Men Invited '
An inspection tour of prune dry
ers in Polk county has been sched
uled for Wednesday morning, ac
cording to Information given out
Monday by the Polk county agent.
A record crop Is predicted and
Castoria ia . especially pre
' pared to relieve Infants in
arms and Children all ages of
Constipation, Flatulency, Wind
Colic and Diarrhea; allay in?
avre exceptionally good for Chlckwn
Brooders as they are smokeless and .
have, more boat units. .
SIZES OF COAL
all interested are- Invited to join
the tour which will leave Dallas
court house at 9 a. m. and proceed
to Fred 'Ewisg's dryer near Brush
college, where persons from Mar
ion county are invited to join the
-crowd at 9145.
Mr, Ewing's dryer has four long
tunnels with no fan, four long
tunnels with a fan. and four short
tunnels. From there the tour will
lead to representative Dallas dry
ers, George Schroeder's dryer be
ing of the new type known as the
All joining the tour are asked
to bring their lunch which will be
eaten en route. Prof. Wiegand,
OAC, will accompany the group
and discussion of prune problems
will be featured.
GREAT SHOW COMES
TO HEILIG THEATRE
beorge wmte's bcanaais,
llll I. I aN Iff
to Be Here Tonight
A mighty interesting event in
connection with the theatrical sea
son is the engagement of George
White's Scandals, considered the
best of all of his revues, which
comes, to the Heilig theatre to
night.5" After' a full year at the
Apollo theatre "-in" New York it
played to Immense ' business in
Chicago for six ' months " at the
Selwyn theatre, after which fol
lowed engagements at Boston,
Philadelphia. ' Pittsburg, Detroit,
Cleveland, St." Louis and Cincin
nati. Too much stress cannot be
laid on the fact that the entire
New York and Chicago production
win oe seen nere, inciuaing me
famous George White Beauty
The chorus members of the
Scandals' can actually dance.. In
the early days of the theatre the
chorus girl was supposed to dance,
and she did, but the vogue soon
lapsed and finally through disuse
vanished entirely from the Ameri
can stage. The chorus girl of the
ordinary musical comedy is chosen
primarily for her ability to wear
smart clothes, or to show the con
tour of her ankle. George White
has long been familiar with the
inability of the native chorus girl
to dance if not inability at least
unwillingness- so when arrang
ing for his revue he hit upon a
novel innovation. He decided
upo.n a genuine chorus, ope that
could do everything and then in
unison and with actual rhythm.
How well he has succeeded will be
demonstrated when his big revue
i3 shown here.
The production of George
White's Scandals entails a large
roster of players, among whom
may i be mentioned Nyra Brown,
Zeima O'Neil, Johnny Gets, Tom
Patten, the,De Nardos And their
seven Sheiks.'' Ace Brown, Fred
Lightner, Sonia DeCalve, Maybelle
Mellon, . Brown Elwood, John
Grove, Mary Leland, Astor Sisters,
the Harmony Four, Madelynne
Billings, Sally Eaton, Jeanette
Burns, Lester Booker, Billie Fan-
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PINEAPPLE, large No. 2 tins, 2 tins:....;:... L..;-.....39c
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PEANUT BUTTERin v "i n I ? PEERLESS MALT ' hrf
bulk, pound liV - hopped, qut. tins L C
The very choicest cuts of IfresK Meat at our meat counter
ning, Alice Brows, Mercedes Phil
bert, Katherlnej Dougherty. Made
lynne Bent, Nell Reese, Lois Lind
valle, Gonda Hs worth. Jean Rich-
Evans Eva NoIL
Greathouse Sisters, Jane Chap
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iSeats Now Selling Phone 2270
Prices Including Tax)
Lower Floor and 1st Balcony. , .'. ... . . . . .82.73.
' Last b Rows Balcony; .. . . . . . J. S2.20 '
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of Automotive Engineers, no other car
in the world of its size and weight can
equal the Studebaker Standard Six :in
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more than the Standard Six Sedan yet
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