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Eltoib$$n Esther! Is
Honor yuest at
Elton Von Eschen, eldest son of
Frof, nd Mrs. Florian Von Escb
en. who is head chemist for the
Kansas City chemical laboratory
of the United Baking company and
is now spending a week in Salem,
was the honor gfcest at an attrac
ts eight-cover dinner at 6 o'cldck
last night at the Von Eschen home.
The centerpiece was a gorge
ous arrangement of doable annual
larkspur In Tarring shades of rose.
Lovely lighted blue and silTer
candles were on the sideboard.
-Covers at th? dinner were
placed for Miss Marian Emmons,
Miss Katherine Hamilton of Chi--cago,
Miss Dorothy Robnett, Elton
Von Eschen, Ellis Von Eachen,
Paul Von Eschen and the hosts,
Pi of. and Mrs. Florian Von Esch
en. Additional guests joined the
group for an evening of conver
sation and music. Those invited
wire Miss Ruth Bedford, Mr. and
Mrs. Luther Cook, Mr. and Mrs.
Leon Jennison, Miss Ruth E. Ross,
George Rhoten, Mr. and Mrs. Gil
bert Wrenn (Kathleen La Raut),
Miss Paulino Remington and Otto
The living rooms of the Von
Eschen heme were lovely with
many gladioli in the pastel shades.
Return From Motor Trip
Mr. and Mrs. Percy Pugh are
home from a two weeks' motor
trip' into California where they
made interesting stops at San
Diego, Santa' Barbara, San Fran
cisco and Los Angelas.
Mrs. Williston to Leave on
First Lap of Long Trip .
Mrs. Horace Williston, who with
her husband, Professor, Williston
of Willamette university, will
Y jpend the year 1926-27 abroad, is
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Salesmen, Salesladies and Re
tail Merchant. My items fit all
of you. Salesman averages $1.00
profit for every realer called on.
Costs dealer $2.00, he sells for
13.50. makes $1.50 on $2.00 in
vested. Salesman makes $1.00. If
'you are a Salesman or wish to
become one. If you never sold
anything in your life I will tell
you how' to make better than
$100.00 a week. (Address).
QtiL. Lane, Mansfield, Ohio
she will tlait fiB5r;rents "prlor' to
sailing. ; .. '.'' ! ? .' ;. ';v
This week ieveral f aVewerf af-
lairs nave ueen. .given, in Mr a. wil
llston's honor. t fae middle of the
wek Professor and : :Mt,s.; Von Es
chen entertalde Professor and
Mrs. WlUiston at dinner, while
yesterday afternoons Mrs. Robert
M. Gatke was .hostess at an at-
tractive affair. V " '
Mrs. Williston has ' been nir-
tlcularl? atilve in thewotk of the8
American Association 'of. Univers
ity Women- during the -.past few
seasons and will be greatly missed
daring her temporary leave."
Godfreys Return .
Mrs. A.. L. Godfrey and ., her
daughter, Miss Emma Godfrey', are
heme-from a motor trip into Cali
fornia. Mrs. Godfrey and Miss
Godfrey visited relatives ,in Los
Angeles, motoring then into the
Yosemite valley. '
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Former Salem People Visit
Mr. andMrs. Hedry TUlman of
San Jose; Cat.; who made 'their
home in SaJenxlen years, ago were
guesta-orer, the. past week-end at
the home of Prof . and" Mrs. Florian
yon EsehcnWr, and Mrs. Till
man were ; accompanied . by their
daughters. Josephine and Made
line. The family Is on a motor
tour of the northwest. .
J ean Kantner to Sing 1 j
at Church on Sunday jj
Jean Whiteaker Kantner, son of
Prof, and Mrs. Clifford Kantner
of Seattle, and grandson offDr. i
and Mrs. W. C. Kantner, will sing I
at the 11 o'clock service on Sunt
day at the First Congregational
church. Mr. ; Kantner's sister;
Katheryne, violinist, win give ob
bligato selections with the choir.
Mrs. Clifford Kantner and. Jean
and Katheryne are spending a few
days In' Salem at the W. C. Kant
Leave for Arkansas
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Archil
bald (Gertrude Ashby) who have
been spending some time in .Salem
visiting Mrs, Archibald's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Ashby, and in
Albany visiting Mrs. Archibald's
father and mother, O. A. Archi
bald, left yesterday for their home
In Little Rock, Ark. Mrs. Archi
bald came west two months ago,
while Mr. Archibald has" been in
the Willamette valley since the
first of August.
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M r. and Mri.'pe Ldp
The 25th Weddmir anniversary
of Mr. and Mrs. J; W pe Lapvwas
celebrated in a delightful and in
formal manner das t Saturday eve
ning when a group of friends,
most of whom formerly made their
home' int Wisconsin, gathered.' at
the De Lap home for a social eve
ning. ..: ?: t-r ,- i. ..
" ' Included among the guests were
Mr. and MtI. T. " Davis and
daughter. Miss Myrtle Davis. Mr.
and. Mrs. Davis were In' attendance
at the' wedding of Mr. and Mrs. De
Lap 25 years ago.
At a Mte hour delicioas refresh
ments were; served to;the group.
Those present were Mr.( and Mrs.
J. WJ De Lap, the honor guests,
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Knower, Mr.
and Mrs. Vernon Southwick, Mr.
and Mrs. A. "W. Southwick, Mrs.
William Bouff Teur and son Albert,
Mr. and Mrs. I. D. Bennett and
family, Mr. and Mrs. J; BJ: Ashby,
Mrs. Mason, and Mr. and Mrs. T.
J. Davis and Miss Myrtle Davis.
West Side Circle to Meet
The west, side circle of tli Ja
son Lee Aid society will hold an
important meeting'- on' Tuesday
evening, August 31, at the home
of Mrs. J. At Kaighin. 1296 N.
Commercial "stteet. The' meeting
will be called jtt 8 o'clock.
Miss Roinett Is Gtiest
Prof, and Mrs. Florian Von
Eschen are entertaining as their
house gnest over the week-end
Miss Dorothy Robtiett of Albany.
Last week :. Professor" and Mrs.
Von Eschen had - as their guests
Mrs. Von Eschen's sisters, Miss
Harriet Schindler of Topeka, Kan
sas, and Mrs. James L. Sayer and
daughter Jean, of Portland.
Guests in Roseburg
MrsT Joseph Baumgartner and
M lss Josephine Baumgartner are
spending the latter part of this
week In Roseburg at the H. Sta
Ladies of the G. A. R.
The U. S. Grant circle. Ladies
of the GAR. will meet at the home
of Mrs. S. E. Oliver. 334 South
Winter street, this afternoon for
a social meeting.
Tourists Return to Salem
Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Noyes havo
returned to Salem after a three
months' absence in South Dakota
and Idaho. The first two months
was spent in their old home town
In South Dakota. From here they
went to Boulder, Colo. A most
delightful trip is reported.
Chicago Girls Are
Guests at Bedford Home
Jphe J. R. Bedford home in West
Salem was the scene of an ex
ceedingly delightful afternoon
when on Thursday Mrs. Bedford
and Miss Ruth Bedford enter-
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tainea lor tne pleasure oi mrs. .t -W.
Emmons. Miss Lucille Em-!of Mlss Grar
mons. Miss Marian Emmons and
Miss Katherine Hamilton of Chi
cago, Miss Hamilton being in the
west as Miss Marian Emmons'
Both Miss Hamilton and Miss
Marian Emmons are accomplished
violinists and pleased the group
with their duet renditions. Miss
Ruth Bedford, who is also an ad
vanced student of music in Chi
cago, played the accompaniments.
The living room of the Bedford
home was beautiully decorated
with purple and white asters. A
delicious two course luncheon con
sisting of fancy sandwiches, tea,
fruit salad and whipped cream
cake was served late In the after
noon. A low bowl of salmon pink
J J ? Cofof ihistOl; Ranch t Wad - West"
? Tf Picture? boys and girls, : and get ' free
SC X ticJcets (olthe 1big sbw.i Read, the
-ry.ip story for details. !
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This Is the fourth of. a series of six pictures being published in
The Statesman. Children tare Invited to color these pictures and
send them to The Statesman. The 50 sets of colored pictures con
sidered best will be rewarxled with a -free ticket to the wild west
show coming next week. 1
son and Miss Thompson pflan' to
be at the beach for several j weeks.
Mrs. Scott Entertdirif Visitors
Mr. and Mrs. Phitip Isbell
(Ora Poaguc) of Pasadena, Cal.,
are visitors this week at! the home
of Mrs. Irene Scott. '
Daughters' of Pastor 4 .
Arrive in Salem
MIbs Iris and' Miss' Marguerite
Whitaker, daughters of Rev. and
Mrs. E. C. Whitaker. have arrived
from Pouca City, Okla., to make
their home in Salem. '
Miss Barbour Is Guest ,
Judge and Mrs. George H. Bur
nett are entertaining las their
house guest Miss Genev"eve Bar
bour of Seattle. Miss Barbour ar
rived on Thursday evening and
plans to spend several days in Sa
lem, l y
Guest at McNary Home
Miss Margaret Gray of Portland
Is the house guest of Mrs. LJohn
McNary. Mrs. McNary is an 'aunt
sweet peas centered the tea table.
On Thursday evening Miss Lot
ta McAdams was entertained as
a dinner guest at the Bedford
Guests at McShane Home
MlssVeBta Scholl of Hubbard
visited tit the home of her sister
and at the L. C. McShane home
earlier in the week.
Vacation at Fort Stevens
: Mrs. A.- O. Condit left Thurs
day for Fort Stevens where she
will spend several weeks as the
guest of friends. Mrs. Condit will
stop in Portland on her way home.
Spend Day in Portland,
Rev. and Mrs. H. C. Stover,
Mrs. F. J. Tooze and daughter,
Miss Helen Tooze, are spending
the day In Portland. The group
motored down this morning.
Califomians Are Guests
at Barton Home
Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Walton of
I-.xeter, Cal.. who accompanied
Master Richard, Paul Barton, son
of Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Barton, to
hi home In Salem were guests all
last week, at the Barton home.
Richard Paul had been In Califor
nia with his aunt and uncle since
last: April. . V
On Monday evening the home
of Prof, and Mrs. T. S. Roberts
was the Bcene of a delightful .af
fair honoring Mr. and Mrs. .Wal
ton and Miss Lulu II., Walton,
who' is spending the summer; at
Breltenbush Springs. Miss Wal
ton spent the week her brother was
here ini Salem, returning the first
of the week' for another month in
. While the visitors were here,
the Bartons and the Waltons spent
cho day in Portland.
Mrs. Babcock atBeach ' .
Mrs. Ida M. Babcock spent the
past week at Newport. Mrs; Ba6--
waV at the Damon daring her
stay at-thd beachv a r '
Few. Home at.Ncskotcin -
,tter. S.W Thompson and Miss
Louise -Thompspn are supervising
the erection of a new summer
home i Neskowin. Utit Thomg-
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Danigan
Sr., attended the "Trail to Rail"
celebration at . Eugene.
Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Zelineskt
had as guests Mrs. Zelineski'a sis
ter and husband of Red Bluff; Cal.
Mrs. Clem Wolf, who has been
very ill, is better. ,
Miss Evelyn Cummings of Sa
lem was a week end guest of
G. G. Looney and sons Guy, Al
len and Glen attended the meeting
of the boys and girls calf club of
Silvertori at Mt. Angel Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. R. Slater ot Rose
burg were visitors last week at
the home of Mrs. Slater's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Davis.
Dr. G. E. McDonald of Seattle
held Quarterly meeting at church
Miss Marie Bennette has re
turned to Portland, having spent
her vacation with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. I. D. Bennette of Lablsh
Annabelle, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Harry Bennette, accompanied
her aunt, Miss Bennette to Port
land. G. G. Looney and family visited
Mrs. Mary Looney of Albany Sun
day. Mrs. Ida Niles and daughters.
Miss-Bessie Niles and Mrs. Belle
Brown, and Mrs. Brown's daugh
ters Louise and Betty were guests
of Mrs. I. D. Bennett Tuesday
Homer Davis and bride are
spending their honeymoon at the
beaches. Th ey will go to Astoria
to visit their brother-in-law and
sister, Mr. and Mrs. George W.
Dunnigan, returning by the
Mr. and Mrs. Aegerter of .Col
fax, JCVash., . are" visiting Mrs.
Aegerter's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
. Misses' Mildred and Bertha
Williamson spent Thursday visit
ing their brother-in-law and sister,
Mr. and Mrs. Hendershot of Stay
ton. Mrs. N. P. Wflliamson was tak
en to a hospital Thursday even
ing for an operation.
Supervisor. Fox . was., looking
over the boys and girl club work
la this vicinity this week.
' Milton Derks has returned from
j Charlie, Peterso n of. Shaw, was
a week end. visitor at: the; home
or his cousin. .Will Williamson, j
Misses. .Mildred, Bertha ana
Carrie Williamson spent Tuesday
in Portland. , ' r ,
i; Author; .Corey, of . Spokane
Wash... visited .his ancle and aunt.
Mr. and Mrs. I. D. Bennette of
LaStek Center, . ,
FOUR TONS BULBS
Over 100,000 of Them
Were Shipped by Salem
The Franklin & Young Bulb
company, Salem, with their bulb
farm on the Wallace road in Polk
county on the site of the pioneer
bulb farm of Dibble & Franklin
yesterday shipped four tons of
bulbs, billed to Chicago. They
were mostly narcissus bulbs; with
a few thousand tulip bulbs for
The firm taking these bulbs
wanted, a shipment of a car load,
but this quantity could not be had.
There were over 100,000 bulbs
in the four ton shipment.
All the narcissus bulbs being
handled by this firm are being
sterilized with the hot water treat
ment, for the control of the pests
the greater and lesser narcissus
fly, and the eel worm, where there
ia any suspicion of the presence
of these pests.
The stock from which the ship
ment of yesterday was made was
so treated last year, with the re
sult that they passed the United
States department of agriculture
test, best practically 100 per cent
free. The department of agricul
ture has authorized W. C. Frank
lin to make such tests, and the
sterilizing is being done at the
Portland plant of Fred M. Young.
who is the partner of Mr. Frank
lin In the Salem bulb growing con
Chance for Expansion
Mr. Frankliti is convinced that
there is a great chance for the
expansion of the bulb industry of
the Salem district, with careful
and experienced men in charge.
and with a 'considerable amount
of additional capital. He believes
there is a great field in this line
for (he profitable use of the capi
tal, and a field for a lot of high
It is a pity the big eastern bulb
dealers cannot be supplied with
car lots of Salem district bulbs,
when they want them,. ,
There is an .interesting story In
the life history of the narcissus
pests, which Mr. Franklin has
promised to give the reporter,
when he can get time from his
Corhmunity Fair Planned
by Legion in Siiverton
SILVERTON., Ore.. Aug. 27.-r-(Special.)
about completed for the Siiverton
community, fair which is being
sponsored by the American Le
gion, tp.be. held on September 16,
17. and 18. . Style showsf lower
shows, stock and farm exhibits,
and household linens will be dis
played. . "
' The Siiverton health center also
plans on having a booth of sorre
Nigh? Shift Starting
at Siiverton Cannery
SILVERTON. Ore.. Aug. 27.
(Special.) The Siiverton cannery
began a night shift this week in
order to care for the amount of
prunes .being brought to the can-'
nery It Is said that the pTune
wp Xs'so heaTy.thls year.thatthe
driers around the country are un
able to care for the fruit. - The
overflow. It Is said. Is brought to J
Cites Court Decisions De
claring 8 Per Cent Reas-
The 8 per cent return on an in
vestment fixed by the public ser
vice commission as a reasonable
return' in establishing rates has
been 'considered a fair minimum
return by court decision all over
the country, according to H. H.
Corey, chairman !of v the Oregon
public, service commission, who
defended the commission before
the Lions clulj yesterday noon
from the charges ttmt it serves in
the interests of corporations, made
recently by Walter Pierce.
Mr. Corey made no direct ref
erence to the governor's attacks,
and did not mention the investi
gation the governor wishes to
make into the rates and valuations
of utilities which the commission
has fixed. The commission uses
proper methods in fixing its rates,
such as are used by public service
commissions of other" states, he
Mr. Corey gave much time to
stating the aims of the commis
sion, and of public service commis
sions in general. They arise out
of conditions that had become un
bearable to the public, he said, as
utilities generally demanded a
maximum return for minimum
service and discriminated among
their customers to a wide extent.
It was to guard against such
conditions as these that the com
mission was formed, he said. Pub
lic service regulation has been
tried in every state but one, and
has become a firmly fixed part of
governmental machinery, he be
lieves. "The supreme court of the
United States has prescribed the
bounds within which the commis
sion may regulate. In the lead
ing case. 'Smythe vs. Ames,' the
court said 'We hold, however, that
the basis of all calculations as to
the reasonableness of rates must
be the fair value of the property
being used for the convenience of
I At tlio Theater Today I
o t . . . .
The ' Elsinore--Rudolph Valen
tino, Yilma Banky and Louise
Dresser ' in ' 'The Eagle."
Oregon "Lewis . Stone, Shirley
Mason in "What Fool3Ien," from
the story "Joseph Grfer and His
-Five acts vaudeville and
"In Wilcox vs. the Consolidat
ed Gas tfpmpany,' the same court
held 'that' the fair value of the
P.roperty is to be determined as of
the time ' whent the rate inquiries
are being made.- .
""'"In conformity with the law as
outlined by the supreme court of
the United States, the commission
in adjusting rates of public utili
ties first secures a complete in
ventory and valuation of the plant
of the utility under consideration.
There is no mystery about an ap
praisal and valuation. It is cold
fact and expert judgment.
"The rates fixed by the public
service commission according to
supreme court decisions must af
ford a reasonable return 'to the
utility upon the fair value of the
property devoted to the public use
and as the courts generally
throughout the land have held
that an 8 per cent return is not
unreasonable and a rate of re
turn of 6 per cent as being inade
quate, and confiscatory, it would
be futile for the commission to at
tempt to establish rates that
would not be considered ample by
" . ' ;
Siiverton Peopled Ceave
to' Run Store in Eugene
SILVERTON, Ore., Aug. 27.
(Special.) Mr. and Mrs. Otto
Erickson and two. sons, John, and
Walter, Left for Eugene Friday
morning, where they will take
over agroeery store which they
recent lyurcliasod. The two boys
will attend the University of Ore
gon. Mr. and Mrs. John Shaw
bought the grickson home on
South Water street.
Mr. and Mrs. Erickson formerly
owned a store in t lie east beforo
coining to Siiverton three year3
Well Known 'Woman Dies
Suddenly at Her'Ocean- ...
; lake Home . '
The following account of the
passing of Mrs. Curtis,' known to
many Salem people,' Is taken'' f rem
the Garibaldi News: - --
Mrs. Fannie G. Curtis died very"
suddenly at the family home 'at
Oceahlake, Oregon, at about'JT
o'oclock In the evening of Sunday."
August 15th. She was enjoying'
her usual good health up to a1 few
minutes before she passed away)'
her death apparently being caused
by an arterial blood clot resulting
from an injury to the right arm,
breaking a bone , in the; ;wrist,'
about a month previously. Though'
the wound itself was nearly healed
and giving little trouble 'at th
time, the bruised blood. was not
entirely absorbed and when 'tar'
ried to a vital spot Quickly be
came fata. . . ,t v....,;
Mrs. Curtis was born near Til
lamook city March 4, 185T, f Was
married October 6, 1878, to' Prof.
E. D. Curtis, then principal -ql tha..
Astoria public schools. , Though,
ouf a long termtof, years her hus-,
band was principal in,theiPort.
land schools nad during that time,
they resided there. .
For the past Bix years Jhejfc hare t
lived la their seashore home , at.
Oceanlake, quietly enjoying ,i4neo
afternoon of life, now for,her,so.
suddenly merged Into. the sunseM
Mrs. Curtis was preeminently , a.
domestic woman, her home and
husband, children and friends," was
her world. For public display and'
society pomp she cared but
Kindly, gracious, devoted, she was
the embodiment of the highest
type of wife, mother, -f fiend. She
is survived by her husband, two
sons, Eai-1 D. of Eugene, Orel;
Francis D. of Ann Arbor, Mich.;
and her sister, Mrs. John p.
Bozorth, of Bay City. , .
Klaninth Falls postal .receipts,
for seven months pain 22 per cent
over last year.
Today -- Sunday Monday
but over all
the iwrniat lonal
star of "The Dark
Angel" la given a
gti'Ht role in thi
picture ami I more
ami fascinating thuu
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