The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, February 03, 1927, Page 7, Image 7

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iipi-iC TA Y flETPPRPn t la taxation, safeguarded and 11m
liiWUi.iJl IMA wrrcntu , J ,teJ M t hllTe outlined. The oth-
SOLUTION OF PROBLEM ;e' group of miscellaneous
i (CoBtlBBtd front ,pf 1.) .
jthe general fund and the divert
ing of an equivalent sum from
the highway fund to market road
projects. ,
In regard to the first four t
methods be called attention to the
, fact that he would not condemn
them as methods of raising rev
enue! tor the time being; but he
wanted some more permanent
alt hod worked out. The gover-
' Tif, 'believed that the Intangible
tax did not meet the need for Im
mediate Increased revenues and
would fall within the six jper cent
limitation.' ? . v; :v ;
. After, reviewing; - the various
bills proposed for alleviating the
tax tituatlon he came to the heart
ct his message; I believe an ln
com tax : law can be drafted
whJch 'will be free from discrimi
natory, aspects and free from those
appe&Lt to pre ad Ice of 'class
which have attended some other
Tlie, Income tax, which Gover
nor Patterson recommended,
would be of a graduated nature
and tiate a low rate.; It would not
be the Intention that its revenue
place the state on a strictly cash
basis at once, but when that Is
accomplished It could be used as
means for reducing: the general
property tax. - Realizing that such
a program must be submitted to
the 1poopt ;the governor recom
mended that at the same ' time
provisions be made to out
of the scope of the six per cent
The special message Jn fall fol
lows: ' -
Gentlemen of the State Senate
and'lone of Representatives:
Tou are convened In Joint ses
sion today pursuant ta my request
v directed to the president of the
Senate and the' Speaker of the
House of Representatives that you
be so assembled. .My wish that I
be accorded the courtesy of a hear
ing by, this body was prompted by
a desire to place before you, In ae-
Icofdance with utterance made in
my Inaugural message, observa
I tions which I have assembled con-
cerntng tax measures which have
I jbeen presented for your conslder-
have arrived after thorough and
conscientious scrutiny of every
aspect of such proposed legisla
tion.! ! -V;-"-t:"
I am Informed by the Ways
and Means Committees that not
withstanding their careful consid
eratlpn, and even relentless parr
!ng. tof appropriations proposed In
the budget expenditures for con
ducting the varied governmental
activities of Oregon for the ensu
ing bienalum will exceed the rev
enues at present anticipated from
all sourcei by approximately three
million dollars. This estimate,
moreover. Is reached by eliminat
ing virtually all bulldla enW
f rises,' except those necessary to
I Vy out the expressed desire-of
L.J . people for A a new'normal
school and a tuberculosis sanitar
ium in Eastern Oregon. -
' The condition thus outlined is
one that you, as, members of this
legislature,' hate,: no doubt, fore
seen.i and I believe it has given
you the same deep concern that it
has given Bfc-'-H; i."?
- It lis known to the members of
vour bodv that this unsatisfactory
V condition has been brought about
f by i a combination of , circum
f stance, and policies, none - of
s lyhich -was directly intended " to
w reproduce such a dire results' We
h&vej witnessed the defeat by tne
people of measures devised to add
to the revenue of the state at the
same time that other measures Increasing-Hhe
expenditures of the
state t were : approved by the peo
ple. .( v-;,
The people have also put cer
tain limitations on the power of
the legislature to increase and
regulate taxation. " .? : k -fi- , .
An! amendment to the constitu
tion adopted not many years a so
forbids the legislature to attach
an emergency clause to any ' bill
regulating taxation.
Another , amendment prohibits
any tax levying authority from.ln
creasing the revenues raised by
taxation in any one"year by more
than; six per cent over the reve
nues raised by taxation in the
preceding year.
The! effect of the first named
amendment is that no matter bow
pressing the emergency may be
for a new regulation of taxes, the
law designated to meet the emer
gency must await a lapse of 90
days before It becomes effective.
It is not a criticism of our peo-
C-jpie to say that no . element ' or
group thereof rejoices over an In-
f crease in . taxes applying to that
'particular group or element.
:f Because of the present high lev
el 01 taxes levied lor state ana lo
cal purposes, - there is plausible
argument to be . found wby any
new or special tax should not be"
imposed upon a particular class of
property or upon the right of any
profitable activity to do business.
It Is still fresh In our recollec
tions that new tax revenue, bills
were adopted .by the preceding
legislature, were halted in their
application by nse of -the referen
dum and were defeated by the
people in the next ensuing general
election - . - . . - '
As for the six per cent limita
tion amendment to the constitu
tion. Its Inhibitions may apply to
revenues that may be provid-
resort to new taxation. In
Words, thft timtrf Iya Atf.
V of. $3,000,000 for the ensuing
imnlum takes Into account the
i maximum tax levy for state pur
I Poses possible under this provision
lot the constitution. - I call your
Attention at this time to the furth
er fact that under this provision
of ; the state constitution , the six
Pr cent limitation on increase in
revenues may be exceeded
when such excess is antiroved fcv
vote, of the people, and does cot
apply to taxes levied to pay bond
ed indebtedness or Interest there-
. " , I has been successful as a revenue
The state. It U trwe. 1-33 two, producer In Titles which do not
-.ajor soarccj ct kt;;:;. C-3ji;c:3 V3 3 t:.t, tit la its
revenues. Including fees, licenses,;
excises, and the like. It baa been
assumed and I believe correctly
that measures regulating : mis-
cellaneaus revenues are not re
stricted or limited by the two pro
visions of the constitution which
I have cited.
But." in considering new possi-;
ble, sources of revenue, the ques
tion always arises as to whether
they are in fact regulations of tax
ation, as meant by ; the eonstitu
tlonal restriction on the use of the
emergency clause, and . likewise
whether their revenues would fall
within the six per cent limitation.
If defined as tax measures, they
offer qo relief from the prospec
tive deficit, for tax- revenues may
not, as I have said, be increased
beyond the amount already levied
or anticipated for the ensuing two
years. . They would serve only to
shift taxes in part from one source
to another. '
. To retire the deficit by the pro
cess, of Increasing, miscellaneous
revenues means that not one but
several new i subjects V must . be
tapped, , or f the revenues from
present miscellaneous sources be
increased. It Is, I am convinced,
not feasible to impose, the entire
burden of the deficit upon a sin
gle business, 'upon a single indus
trial or professional group, or up
on any single activity. To meet
our difficulty by this method re
quires that a group of companion
measures be adopted. : They must
all withsund the scrutiny of th
constitution as to ; whether they
come within 1 its restrictions on
taxation: they must not be unduly
depressive on business or indus
try; they must not be discrimina
tory as to persons, firms or cor
porations engaged in the same line
of business or manufacture; and
they must not be eppressive - In
point of administration, either up
on the state or upon the subject
taxed.:--: iMt i'U'.:: ri.
- It is possible, ' it we consider
only the matter of revenue to be
derived, , to devise a' set of com
panion laws which will, by careful
estimate. - provide - the additional
Lmoney of which the state is in
need. - But I know of no group of
revenue. measures which will pro
vide the necessary money and
still meet the other 'requirements
which (1 have ; enumerated. And
even if ';a series of revenue mea
sures t which ' met these require
ments could be devised, I doubt
that this legislature would have
the moraf right to force tbem Into
immediate effect by use of ; the
emergency clause, or : that, - as a
matter of practical legislation, an
emergency could be declared In
the face of the combined opposi
tion that these bills would arouse
among those who would be called
upon to pay. And without: "the
emergency . clause, , appeals to the
referendum would certainly fol
low, with a result that cannot be
foreseen. -r , , '
; In the . category of miscellane
ous reveaie : measures suggested
fersaeeMnfr? Tthteeiergency are
the following: ; . '
An Impost on tberfee and li
censes collected, by certain state
boards and commissions. . - J-,
A : corporation franchise tax
measured by a levy upon what It
termed corporate excess. '
A tax on moving pictures.
- A. tax on so-called luxuries.
" A withdrawal ? of intangibles
from .the scope : of . the general
property, tax and the. application
of'a special levy thereon. . . 1
v The use of the market road tax
tor general fund purposes, and di
version' of an . equivalent, amount
from the highway fund to market
road projects. - -':'M''-: "-, X,
I commend to your attention
the justice of a requirement that
the state boards and commissions
which are . supported by fees and
licenses Imposed under authority
of the state shall pay to the state
the overhead costs created by the
existence and (functioning of these
boards and commissions. I rec
ommend the adoption of this mea
sure, not essentially as a. revenue
device, but as a fair recognition
of the principle that these , boards
and commissions should, in truth,
be "selfi sustaining,"' In that regard.--!
suggest payment to the
general fund as a permanent prac
tice" of only 'such percentage n of
fees and commissions as shall re
Im burse the state for the expenses
caused by the exercise of Its du
ties as sponsor for and guardian
of: the affairs of these bodies, ex
cept that I shall hereafter in this
message qualify the CJ foregoing
recommendation as a temporary
expedient.-;- -ci- Vkr.s -s ;
The corporate, excess, tax, the
tax on moving pictures and the
tax on luxuries, do not fit. into a
well ordered,! permanent - system
of taxationrsuch aa we should try
to achieve In Oregon.
The corporate excess tax Is, In
the final analysis, an -income tax
Imposed upon one class, to the ex
clusion of all other , classes ; If
strictly administered, its cost- of
application would be "very large,
and its annoyance and cost to the
subjects faxed would be similar to
the annoyance and costs occasion
ed them by the federal excess pro
fits tax, now repealed. - -.v
Taxes "on amusements and, lux
uries have been imposed by the
federal - authority only as emer
gency .means, of raising War reve
nues. They are not adapted, as
I have said, to a well ordered sys
tem of taxation, and have, under
the federal system, justly acquired
the opprobrious - name of "nui
sance" taxes.
. As regards these three , mea
sures, I wish to be understood as
not condemning them outright as
temporary devices for raising pub-'
He revenues for which there ia a
dire and immediate need. In the
absence of more permanent meth
ods and more equitable methods
of providing funds. It may be nec
essary to adopt; one or more bt
them. My hope Is that" we can
agree upon a more permanent and
equitable method of alleviating
the state's financial condition.
. The intangibles tax is an indir
ect method of applying an Income
tax to that class of property. It
operation the tendency is for rev
enue derived from that source to
fall off for fhe first few years
from the sums that were raised
by applying the general property
tax to Intangibles, but thereafter
to show a yearly increase under
intelligent administration, until
the proceeds greatly exceed the
proceeds.: derived -by the older
method. The intangibles - tax,
therefore, does not meet the need
for immediate increased revenues,
whatever may be its other merits,
and moreover . would fall within
the six per cent limitation.' - .
The proposal .that the market
road tax be diverted to the general
fund and market roads 'be built
out of general highway funds is a
circuitous method of avoiding the
six per cent limitation. If such, a
plan were, to have favor, I see no
reason why It should not be ap
proached directly. A flat division
of highway funds for general fund
purposes would produce the same
results. But at best it-would be
a temporary , way out of the pres
ent difficulty. If we provide by
temporary expedient for the pres
ent deficit, there is the same pro
blem td meet two years hence.
This is apart from the restrictive
effect the measure would have
upon the general road program.
; There" is, in fsct, another cir
cuitous method of avoiding the six
per" cent limitation.' by Uhe exer
cise of which , the burden of the
deficit would . fall upon general
property. The six per cent limi
tation does not apply to tax reve
nues raised for the payment of
principal of "or interest on state
bonds. , ?;;-- ; .t - ,
, ..The. principal and . Interest of
the major part of .'the highway
bonds outstanding are paid put of
moneys derived from automobile
licenses and gasoline tax. I be
lieve there would be no legal ob
stacle to' a requirement that the
state fund transfer to the general
fund $1,500,000 a year, and for
the State Tax commission at Its
next meeting to increase the gen
eral property tax by an equivalent
sum to be used in retirement of'
state highway bond principal and
payment -of interest thereon.
- I look Upon this device as un
desirable because of the increased
tax obligation thereby imposed
upon some classes of general pro
perty, and particularly upon agri
cultural lands which are now al
most, if not quite, at the limit of
their ability to pay. I suggest to
you, however, that a drastic situ
ation sometimes calls for drastic
remedies. It may be a sound pol
icy for a commonwealth to go In
to debt for permanent improve
ments, but it is unsound and dis
astrous for a state to run largely
into debt for current running ex
penses." I believe yon will all agree
that the general property tax
must not be Increased except as
a last resort. . But the general
property ; tax 13 -v now a imajor
source of ; state ; revenue. ' , If,
through pride of opinion, or refu
sal, to accept sacrifices, we divide
Into factions and through that di
vision produce no form of relief,
the . necessity that' government
shall continue makes unavoidable
the addition of greater loads upon
the . revenue sources that ' ' have
once: been established and which
we have failed to assist in their
I am coming to this legislature
in the hope that it will. In its able
counsel and assistance, help . me
to avoid the application of a dras
tic remedy- one which could vir
tually all ' be applied by exercise
of. administrative power. f :
1 have sought diligently for
some plan' of taxation which wll
spread the needs of the present
emergency .: equitably among all
classes who have: ability to . pay.
I am, convinced, that such a plan
Is the only plan that ought on
merit to be considered. I have
explained to you -the obstacles in
the v way - of adopting any fair
system of Increasing miscellane
ous revenues; : and ; I have ex
plained to you n my ' opposition,
which I believe 1'lsjyours to the
singling out "of general property
for. Increased taxation. Every
avenue I nave approached has fin
ally,1 by devious courses, led back
to one plan or scheme which meets
the situation. I present It with
reluctance, for the people of Ore
gon have several times expressed
their views on this form of ; taxa
tion and on only one occasion, and
then by a majority of! less than
one thousand, approved! it, only to
reverse their will at the first op
portunity offered. V. --..
I would remind you that in the
election last November there was
presented to the people an amend
ment to' the constitution declaring
it to be the policy of Oregon that
no income tax should be adopted
by this state for 15 years, i That
amendment was overwhelmingly
defeated. I 'J believe : Jt, was de
feated because the people of Ore
gon feared that I an emergency
arise within 15 years which would
involve the state In unpleasant
consequences If this form of. tax
ation were precluded from consideration,'-,
VJU ' j-k: i.? 7! i-;
i ' I come to you with the convic
tion, that the emergency which, the
people of this state foresaw might
arise, : has ; now arisen. :f I bel ieve
an income tax law can be drafted
which will be free from discrim
inatory ; aspects.? and : free from
those appeals to prejudice of class
against class which have attended
some other efforts to apply this
form of tax. It Is my conviction
that an income tax properly drawn
will.- produce ,-' revenues sufficient
to meet the oresent emergency,
and yet be so Ught in Its applica
tion that: capital v or Industry will
not be reluctant4 to come to this
state. ? It is my observation that
the antipathy of new capital and
Industry to tM income tax is not
to the payment of a moderate In
come tax, but to an apprehension
test venturesome and extravagant
policies, based on the false
assumption that income tax money
is easy, money,' will gradually en
croach upon and increase the in
come tax until it becomes unbear
able, --'-y - " -'
In this connection it. may be
pointed out ttat . in one of the
constitutional provisions to which
I ' have . fcert-'inbefore r? :rr- ,
tiers Ij a strc::j i t
Helen Bolton Delighted
iWith Reception on Tours
Thinks (Gentlemen Prefer Blendes, Touching Stray Lock Says,
Td Have to Say They Do In Self Defense,
Wonlda'tl?" ! t
Helen Bolton, star pf the Cradle Snatchers, which played
last night at the Elsinore Theatre, sat in the. lobby of her
hotel, just after dinner, entirely surrounded but certainly not
dominated by legislators. While senators expounded on bills
and measures in thundering voices, Miss Bolton, in her well
placed contralto, talked of the receptivity ; of small city
audiences. !j "" ,;
"They're marvelous," she. said. ;f'We , expect a certain
amount of cooperation from our audiences n large cities.
xney are seasoned piay goers and
See - dozens of productions every
season. But on tour, we have
never expected the grasping, of
fine - points that the - confirmed
play goer's ear is attuned to.' I
think: : the movies have had a
great deal to do with It. Certain
ly since moving pictures have 'be
come so popular, : audiences are
three times as appreciative. Don't
you thfnk that explajnsjt?" .
. We agreed absently because our
eyes. ? were so busy : watching her
as . she t talked, that we had : not
heard as much as shouldJ 'Small,
with a beautifully : poised head,
blonde hair and particularly ar
resting hazel eyes. Miss Bolton
fascinated us. She was irrestlble.
We finally decided that although
her smile : had : a great deal to do
with it, her "haIl-felIow-met
oersonality ' waa the thing . that
charmed us. With an effort , we
snatched our , attention back to
earth and began again. . ..K
improvident increase In an income
tax or!, any tax. It "is that provi
sion Which required in effect that
measures regulating taxation shall
not go into force until 90 days
have elapsed. .There is here off
ered opportunity for invoking the
referendum, if future legislatures
shall unwisely -promote e extrava
gance, j- The people who vote to
day on matters of taxation are to
be ; considered no wiser, and - no
more careful of their own Inter
ests, than will be the people who
vote tomorrow. Without the re
straints of the initiative and ref
erendum, without the provision in
the constitution which I have cit
ed, the fear that an income tax
would grow to oppressive propor
tions would . perhaps have some
.foundation. In Oregon there need
be no such fear.;; .:.--- Jihi.-Xi -The
income tax I recommend
would be graduated and have a
low maximum rate not . more
than three per cent. . .It would be
framed with no intent or expecta
tion that Its revenues would' be
immediately sufficient to put the
state on a cash basis, but it would
provide sufficient - revenues to
meetithe necessary obllgaiions of
the state under present laws and
when these obligations shall have
been met. the income tax will op
erate to reduce the burden of state
tax on ; the property . Of the fax
payer. : ; ' v-V v i : J? cv
As is kn6wn to you, the income
tax would fall, within the ,slx, per
cent limitation. ? 'It- must take its
course" "with, other "inon-'mersje;
measures and under ordinary cir
cumstances await the possible ap
plication of the referendum. I
assume that the referendum would
be applied to it.
. Inasmuch - as the people - will
vote on this measure in any
eventi I recommend .that a bill
drawn along the lines'. I have
broadly outlined be submitted at
a special election, and that it con
tain a- provision lifting its pro
ceeds out of the scope of the six
per cent limitation of the constitu
tion In such measure as will place
the state on a cash basis , until
such time as an agreed-upon base
of tax 'revenues shall have been
reached r, that thereafter the pro--ceedf
of ? the income tax shall be
used as a means of reducing ..the
general property tax. r "V- -
Inasmuch aa the proceeds of an
income tax would not be available
until 1928, and Inasmuch as the
need: for .Immediate additional
funds la pressing. -I also; recom
mend that for 1927 a five per cent
tax on the, fee, and license reve
nues of state boards and commis
sions be Imposed" in order not only
to provide new revenues at once
but also to hasten the time when
the Income tax can be used as sn
equalizer of taxes, and that after
1927 the tax on fees and commis
sions be reduced to two and one-
half per cent. . h - - "fi ?
If the legislature shall, be
pleased to- grant T certain ; other
measures which I recommend, 1 1
am confident that this system. wilt
pull the state out of its financial
dilema within a reasonable time
and that this will be done without
undue hardship to any class of the
peoole or any class of property
The plan assumes a careful su
pervision of state expenditures
which will be attained-by the cre
ation of a state budget official
with direct 'responsibility placed :
upon . the Governor. Another
measure providing for. expert state
supervision of local assessments
should facilitate ' the reform i of
assessments until a much more
equitable distribution of the tax
load than at present prevails has
been accomplished.
I assure the legislature again!
that I have given ray best thought
to. this, problem and that I have
Invited and received the disinter
ested counsel of many persons of
sound ' Judgment. I ; repeat that
the ; principal recommendation I
have made has been decided upon
with considerable : reluctance In
view of the oft expressed contrary
opinion of. the people. But I am
confident that the people them
selves s will as readily, sense the
serious nature of -the emergency
which confronts us as you and I.
and will be found as ready as "you
and I to sacrifice previously con
ceived opinion and surrender pro
portionately, of their means that
the good financial narae of Cre
ron ar.3 the prepress c! cur fzb
lls isUtiUwia tlall be preserved.,
"What chance do you think the
West has for a theatrical future
as long Ss the stage is centralized
Jn Newark?" !';: ' ; ; ; . ; '
But It Isn't centralized in New
York;, insisted Miss Bolton smil
ingly. J r'The West bas arrived.
While the middle west suffers
from a i theatrical draught, the
Coast does not and probably never
will. San Francisco and Los An
geles are proven theatrical : cen
ters. They're doing big things In
a big wy, and the northern cities
are not far behind. ,
"Are ou satisfied with farce,
or do you prefer drama?," she was
asked.;;' ': '"-'fi V
Miss : Bolton, however, has no
desire to desert comedy. ' "Why
should I?" she a'sked with a min
ute shrug. "It's so much more
fun; to make . people laugh than
cry.: I've , done drama tragedy.
musical I comedy, . dancing and
farce in fact P . everything but
vaudeville; but some way comedy
holds the greatest appeal."
" '"Doesn't such a long, run wear
you out jand don't you get bored
with the; same play?"
Cradle: Snatchers has, recently
finished I fifteen- weeks 'engage
ment! im uoi Angeles, followed by
nine weeks in San Francisco. ..
' "No, it reajly, doesn't,' Tiss
Bolton answered, "especially on
tour when every audience , is dif
ferent, .ss - get variety from them,
for they iare nerer the same, even
the ones' that are hard .to win
over. Wjith the Cradle Snatchers.
this baS (never been very hard to
do. There may be a fe,w ' people
who refuse to' laugh, but . by the
middle of the first act, they us
ually thaw. Tou see the Cradle
Snatchers was written so subtly
that It is , bound to please. . We
have always endeavored to pre
sent the lines In that same man
ner and' with the wholesome view
point from .which It was written."
"Do you believe that there Is
a life af tier marriage?" We asked
Miss Bolton Z seriously. . ; There
meat "certainly IS," retorted Miss
Bolton, who is Mrs. Jack .Grieves
In private life. "Before, after and
during.? She Introduced her hus
band to iprove it. V "Mr. Grieves
is an actor just now, because, well
because then, we can . be ' to
gether iWe liked ? Mr. Grieves,
w"hose , sebse of humor seemed to
rb one of his most likable charac
teristics, aiinougn we weren i en
tirely .reconciled . to this unexpect
ed husband. - ,
For fifteen minutes we had
been bursting to ask Miss Bolton
if she really believed that gentle
men prefer blondes. We couldn't
see how ihey , could, help, : if ; they
had seen! an example like Miss
Bolton. : Jt sems that she really
thinks thjey do though, and 'said
so. 'I notice anyway, that when
there is an extra jnan in, the com
pany, he j usually divides . his at
tention: .among the blondes,' she
observed, "and anyway. I'd have
to say they do Jn sejf defense;
wduldn'tir'i she finished, tuck
ing a ' strjay Jock " of blonde hair
under her; hat. -. 1
? It -was time for Miss Bolton to
leave for. the theatre, and we bade
her farewell reluctantly,-; selfish
ly wishing that an interview' was
one of those things like the tail
of Christopher Robin's dormouse
"that goes on and on and on."
v t 1 .' '" 1 " '"
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'" "T " .
Prof essibhai Football ,
Gets Boost From D. Reed
ViilGENK.' " Fe:"t 2.-(AP)--
After playing- three years of col
lege football as a member of the
University! of Oregon eam and
one season as a professional grid
ster, Dicki Reed, who ' captained
the 1924 Varsity and who recent
ly returned to : his home in , Eu
gene, said! today that profession
al football' is no rougher than. the
college brand., : If anything. Reed
thinks the professional game is
more refined because each partici
pant is an experienced player,
. Reed, tackle and end, has been
playing with George Wilson's
Western Wildcats, which recently
disbanded la. San Francisco after
defeating Brick Mailer's: team 17
to C in an all professional elimi
nation tournamenL The ' recent
disbanding of the team narked
the successful end of . the Wild
cats first Season. -
t lu A. Sheeier Auto Wrecking
Co., oldest In the Willamette val
ley. New; and nsed parts nd
emfpmentj Low pri?s aul q'i'tv
service here, 1 tZl I V C -zzTL " '-2
Ducks Win Two Games From
riights and 'Training Five
1 Two more easT victories have
been won by the Salem Ducks in
the last two days. They defeated
the Night Juniors 75 to 4. and
overwhelmed the state training
quintet almost as thoroughly. 5
to 12. Flake of the Ducks scored
49 points In the .'two games, and
The Duoks. will play the ' Mill
City firemen Saturday evening at
8 o'clock In the YMCA gymnas
ium. - This Is expected tp be a
good 'game as the fire : fighters
"We Have Been; 'to Places WeVe
Never Been Before"'
Does it pay to own a car r The answer is decided
Buying a car is an investment injiealth and recreation. Going to places
you've never seen Ve fore stimulates the mind and brightens life's dull
routine. t . ' , " '
If you already have a car, this is ! the time to dispose . of it and to
replace it with a better one. ? .- v i
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Use the Classified Ada to Uuy or Sell Used Cars
Lighten the Load on Moving Day
You will greatly simplify.j.the problems" of moving day by selling
through the classified ada many of the things you intend eventually to
. replace.! . . vq&M'r--'-vH'' " "-'
i Kitchen utensils, garden tools some of your furniture, for instance,
may be disposed of and replaced by new things which better -suit your needs. .
Many of the accumulations of years are obviously of no further use to
you sell them for cash and perhaps youll realize enough to more than pay
for your moving expenses: , ' - I ;
T'o Cars Last Longer Than One
If you own a fine car, get an extra car a used carfor hard usage.
' - During stormy weather or for any rough driving, your extra used car
will preserve the fine one. cIt will be spic and span when the other is per
haps covered with mud after a hard trip. : : -
You can pick up a bargain, in a used car by consulting the classified ads
in this newspaper. : , - . ? ,
. Why take the Packard or the Cadillac' on a fishing or hunting trip when
you may get a light car for a nominal price ?. 1
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have made a good, record this sea
son, . -
Engel Socks Thye; Loses .
; Wrestling 1 Bout on Foul
;;- PORTLAND, Feb. 2 (AP)
Ted Thye, Portland light heavy
weight wrestler, .won from Heinle
Engel, Dubuque,; Iowa, oh a foul
here tonights Thye took the first
fall from' his opponent in 21 min
utes, 30 seconds. - "
In I. a lively " scrimmage in the
second, period . Thye tossed Engel
out of the ring on his head. This
so enraged Engel that he Jumped
Telephone 23 or CS3 .
back In the ring and planted a
couple of lusty wallops on Thye's
chin, knocking the Portlander t.
the floor. The referee then stepped
In and gave the match to Thye on
a foul, -; ry - ' '
.The Marloa Automobile Co. The
Studebaker, the . world's greatest
automobile value. Operating cost
small. Will last a lifetime, with
care.' Standard coach S151Q. ()
" Capital City Cooperative Cream
ery, milk,' cream, buttermilk. The
Buttercup butter has no equal.
Gold standard of perfection. 137
A. Coro'l. Phone 299. ()
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