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THE CIIEGON STATESllAlirSALEil; OHEGOII
THJJRSOAY M0RKnTG. FEBRUARY 10. 1027;
BILL CREATES Hi
-1 PK qui Urrlu AL
Moser Measure Would Aid in
Putting Penitentiary on -Paying
Senator Moser yesterday intro
f laced a bill providing for creation
I JjfV new office called snperintett-
fjent of the state . penitentiary,
which Buperinteadent would hare
authority to appoint , a warden
and deputy warden.
ThU bill la believed to be part
of the administration program to
pat the prison industries on & pay
Ins' basis. Members of the board
of control said' the' new superin
tendent would act as'execatlve of
ficer iof the prison, being respons
ible for management of the indus
tries i and" of ; the . entire.: prison
plant, - .; ' ' .......
The warden and deputy war
den would hare direct charge of
the convicts and enforcement of
One lone salary Increase bill
was considered by the senate to
day. This bill was introduced by
Senator Hunter and provided that
the salary of the county judge of
Union county shall be Increased
from $1200 to $2100 a year. It
was explained by Senator Hunter
that the present Judge of Union
county was efficient and was en
titled to a liTing wage. The. bill
received favorable consideration
when placed on final passage. .
Two salary Increase bills Intro
duced, by Senator Strayer ,were
laid on the table at the request of
their author. One of these bills
proTided for an increase in the
salary of : the . county judge - of
Baker; county, while the other, bill
authorised a salary increase f or
the county clerk."
A bill introduced by Senator
Dunn Iproriding for the employ
ment of reporters in district
courts was Indefinitely postponed.
Bills passed by the senate to
day fojllow: ' .
SB 3. by Eddy Relating to
foreclosure of certificates.
SBjl94, by Reynolds To pro
vide manner of receipt and dis
bursement of moneys belonging to
Oregon state fair ;f
SBj 13, by Butler Authoris
ing board of control to provide
medical attention tor inmates of
Oregon state training school for
boys land state Industrial school
for gtrls. V .
SB 128, by judiciary committee
Declaring all legal holidays! to
be non judicial days. ; ,V'. v
SB 210, by Hunter Increasing
- salary of county judge of 'Union
. .county from $1200 ; to 81 a
iJrear.f v ': : i
I if. SB ISO. by Judiciary, commit
I Itle Relating to legal holidays.
t y . .
JtlB lit, Oj repcmio
r-Exempting mpIoyes Of. tele
graph companies Jronr Jury serv
ice, i ' :,-Y"H.V
' HB 298' by repeals committee
Relating to the disability i8f
married women. ','-,.! i 'rii
HB 297i by repeals committee
Relating to Deschutes county,
'hb 18S. br repeals committee
-HoAatinr t tn management7 OfJ
state-supreme court library,
HB 16$, by "repeals' ..committee
Relative to, collection or set by
county clerks. . . . - , " ' ; ;
HB 18. by Uewla Pertaining
to order, of challenging Jurors. .
HB 430. by Winslowr-Gih
P. R; Beals authority to construct
a bridge across north fork" of
Sluslaw river In, Lane county. "
HB 451, by repeals committee
Relating to financial aid for dis
charged . soldiers. ..'
HB 153. by repeals committee
Relating to operation , of
saloons. ' "
HB 181, by Potter Regulating
conveyances between husband and
wife and creation of the estate In
HB 221. by MeGowan Defin
ing boundaries of Harney county.
OLD P.GE PEfiSlO' J
UUfJ BETS ilEARlrJG
ES Would Reduce - Expense of
uaring Tor rieeayf iviaiuuo
The states poor fcouses came In
for their share of attention last
night when the virtues of two pen
sion bills were argued at Joint
meeting of the Judiciary commit
tees. Bill number S3 calls fot-a
commission of three persons to be
appointed by the governor and to
receive $10 per day for each day
of service. - The- other- bill,- num
berj 321, makes no provision for a
commission, i Other features : are
carried in the bills,: which would
provide' old age pensions. -.' . 1
L. H. Mahone of Portland,
chairman of the Fraternal Order
of Eagles and vice president of
the Oregon League of ; Old Age
Pensions, declared that the old
age pension law waa now opera
tive in seven states of the union,
H. T. Love" the leweler. 325
SUte 8U High quality Jewelery,
silverware and 1 diamonds. The
sold standard of values. Once a
buyer always a customer, ( 1
Pemeroy & ' Keeae, J ewelers,
never fail to aive von 100 on
the dollar.- Watches, clocks, plas.
charms. Riandard ' htrh s rrz '.i
and that 1 had proved successful.
He said that campaigns to extend
the benefits of the law were naw
being carried on in 27- other
states. It was explained by Mr.
Mahone that the move to adopt
the old age pension law in Oregon
first was launched by the Frater
nal Order of Eagles, but that the
move had. since attracted the co
operation of 13$ fraternal, civic
and labor organizations In the
state Among these organizations,
he said, was the Grand Lodge of
Oddfellows, which adopted a reso
lution at its last convention In Sa
lem Indorsing the old age. pension
system. : -.r ; :'
'.. Mr. Haughey stressed the need
of an old age pension law from
the humanitarian standpoint. '
' Hartman Bros. Jemelry Store.
Watches, clocks. : rings, pins," dia
monds, charms, cut glass, silver
ware. - Standard goods. State at
Libert? St. -r - f-)
New - sweaters; A large ship
ment just In. New patterns, new
shades In -the popular pull-over
and coat., styles. : Scotch Woolen
Mills. , : C)
Death From Drunken Row
Brings Charge of Murder
LONOVIEW, Wash.. Feb. 9.
(AP) Information charging first
degree murder was filed here to
day against R. C. Campbell, grow
ing out of the death yesterday of
Mrs. Mary St. Clair. 40. The
charge was filed by District Attor
ney Joseph Mallery of Cowlitz
Mrs. St. Clair died, police say,
as the result of a severe beating
received during a drunken orgy
Thursday or Friday of last week.
Death was caused by a hemorrh
age of the brain. Her body bore
many suts and bruises. Her son,
John St. Clair, 17. and four other
men are held as witnesses.
Mrs. H. P. Stlth.i tatHlnry.
Most beautiful hats in Salem; all
shapes and colors: full stock from
which to mike fine selections.
Best Quality. 333 SUte St. ()
H. L. Stiff lrnrnTtnre Co.. lead
ers In complete home furnishings.
nricea to make vou the owner:
the store that studies your every
need and Is ready to meet It, ab
ARKANSAS PASSES BILL
LITTLE ROCK. Ark., Feb. 9.
The Rotenberry anti-evolution bill
was passed by the Arkansas house
representatives today by a vote
of 50 ; to 47.-
- nkva vonr nrewcriDtlons filled
at the first drug store west of the
NeW Bank bnilding. Reliable and
trustworthy, nothing but the pur
est drags. Crown Drug, $32 State.
VIck Bros.! the house, that serv
ice built, pistributors.for Oakland
.nit PnntiM! J The cars that. aive
every wner that extra measure of
The Opening Price Last Fall at Pulling Season Was $1.20
a Sack of 1 00 Pounds, and No Buyers Output in
Salem District Was About Equal iri Value Last Year to
the 1925 Crop, Including the Seed and Set Crop
A Far Cry From the Beginnings of the Industry Here
By CLLA McMUNN .p
When John Knight raised 4000
bushels of onions on his farm five,
miles north- of Salem, on the old
territorial road that now boasts
the name Pacific highway. In the
year 1902, 'it is likely that -.his
feat had not' at that time been
duplicated. Certainly none of JUa
neighbors ever expected to see the
day when , the total' output ' from
this sectiofi would reach 400 car
loads, or as in 1 9 2 8; over 8 0 0
cars. What Mr. Knight did with
his onions Is not a matter of rec
ord. He probably took a few
wagon loads around to the stores
In Salem and gave away a set of
silverware with every sack he
could Induce the public to buy.
and left the remainder of his 2000
sacks to revert back to enricben
the soil that grew them, for such
was marketing conditions at that
time. t ' - ' f
Now, profiting by the success of
the Labish Meadows Celery union.
which has, on occasions, assisted
with the-shipping of onions, cars
roll out of Brooks, billed to every
state in the Union, some of which
are onion growing states, and this
vegetable, which in a manner ad
vertises itself, is boiled, fried and
served raw to an extent not
dreamed of by the pioneer grow
ers who glutted the market once
with six or eight sacks. ,
An Onion Eating Nation
"With a foreign population that
still clings to the ' foods of the
homeland, America is by way of
becoming an onion eating nation,
for the more onions that find their
way to market, the more are con
sumed, and on January 28th, a
dispatch comesNfrom New York to
the effect that there are 50,000
packages of foreign onions on the
dock unsold, and 28,000 packages
afloat for that port; a week earl
ier .10.000 packages were unsold
and 76,000 packages afloat; and
two weeks earlier 02,375 were un
sold and 00,000 afloat.
Hurry Orders to Labish
Some onions, I'll say, but that
was only a small poultice com
pared ,to all the onions coming
into" that port, where once our
only real competitor was Bermu
da, with iU 40.000 sacks. But it
seems that the quantities men
tioned were not sufficient for the
demand,' so Brooks waa asked to
hurry up with a shipment of 21
iars, which was II cars more than
MAY SEE THESE IN
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MKET ATS4 A SACK
California could scare : up at the
time: 14 i more than Idaho could
lay hands on and 20 more than
Idaho had ready.
Roy Fuknda estimates 400 cars
as Brooks, total 1928 crop ship
ment. . i - - v r - - ,
Good Prices Now - -'
' Oregon onions - sold - last week
In New Orleans for $4 a hundred,
which looked, like watchful wait
ing for Oregon growers had been
beneficial, . since the price at the
digging or pulling -, season had
been $1.20 a sack, with no buy
ers, due perhaps to the fact, that
a lot of mixed seed in the east had
made mixed onions in the east and
south and buyers were a little
afraid of what the Pacific coast
might have to offer, which later
proved a fine, first class grade of
Mint Crowded Onions . " '.'
Onion growing is not easy work,
and if not sold "is a total loss,
since they are not good stock food
as is potatoes and other :toot
crops, and while not much harmed
by cold weather, cannot be held
over for a year like grain.
The reduction in the onion crdp
this year is due to the flattering
returns from peppermint, which
induced many growers to use on
ion acreage for that new industry,
but an increase in seed and set
output will balance the column
nicely. ! ?
Only the assessor could give an
exact list of onion growers in the
Lake Labish district, where every
body raises a few, seeds, sets, and
In another column of The
Statesman appears a dispatch from
New York, which harks back to
November 26, dealing with the
mixed seed problem, which, in the
opinion of the writer, was respon
sible for the onion panic of the
past fall although Oregon seems
to have been lucky in the matter
of good seed.
(Excerpts from the dispatch
from New York, referred to by
Miss McMunn, appear in another
column,: under the heading title
beginning "Much Bogus Seed ip
U. S. Last Year.' -Ed.")
Stop, look,' and listen f o our ap
peal. If yo , uare not absolutely
satisfied with y6Ut laundry prob
lem. call 18ft. Hand work ou
specialty. -SlJ.-i - ' -tf .
Statesman Ads Bring Resuftt
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CAdPU PAPER rtdr.OREb
Rtudent PuLlications in' Oregon
Inrlndd in Merit List
"r URBANA, TIL, Feb. 9. (AP)-l
Tbe Quill, published by the Sigma
Delta Cat, today announced a list
of 270 college publications which
have een awarded certificates of
merit In the 1926 contest of the
National ; College Press congress.
Among the i publications named
were: Oregon, -OAC Barometer.
porvallis; The Emerald, Eugene;
Crescent: Newberg: Reed College
Quests Portland; Willamette Col
legian, Salem. Or. .
WS STOP MEASURE
TION Bn.L HELD I P
aWASHINGTON, Feb. 9. CAP)
-Senate wets again blocked the
administration's prohibition reor
ganization bill today.
Chairman Smoot of the finance
committee . asked unanimous con
sent for a night session some time
next week to take up the bill, but
Senator Edwards, democrat. New
In the' house a new proposal
for creation of a corporation to
manufacture medicinal liquor un
der government control was in
troduced today by Representative
Hawley of Oregon, ranking repub
can of the ways and means com
mittee, which recently tabled the
treasury plan for a similar cor
poration. Hawley said he presented the
measure on his own responsibil
ity and that he had no idea af
pressing for enactment at this ses
sion. Under- it, directors of the
corporation would be elected by
the secretaries of commerce and
the treasury and the surgeon gen
eral of the public health service,
rather than by stockholders, and
the treasury would not be guar
antor of the $35,000,000 gold
notes, as provided in the treasury
bill. In other major respects the
bill is identical with the treasury
As We Predicted, All
broke all records and proved beyond question that
menwere only waiting; for this occasion. i&V
was the verdict of the hundreds who proved the sin
cerity of their statement by buying. ! '
Hundreds of Suits and ' Overcoats
Models for men and young men, made.by America's
leading manufacturers, are now on sale at i
2 for the Foce ok. 1
Take Your Pick
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Keg. $25!00 now at $19.95
Reg. $30.06 now at $23.95
Reg. $35.0(1 now at $27.95
Reg.:$46;bO now at $31.95
Reg. $45.00 now at $35.95
Reg. $50.00 nowat$39.95
Reg. $55.00 now at $43.C5
.Reg. $60.00 now atC47.C3
DEATH OF SILAS
The 'End Came From Heart
- Failure at His Home in
News from his late home. 1221
Butte street. Corning.. California,
tells, of the particulars of the
passing of Silas E. Howard, whose
Tlie late Silas EL, Howard -as he
appeared on his city mail deliv
ery route in Salem.
demise was mentioned in The
Statesman of yesterday morning.
He had not been ill and was feel
ing well. The end came sudden
ly, from heart failure. He is sur
vived by nine children and 23
grand children. 1
The body will arrive in Salem
today, and the funeral will be
held tomorrow (Friday) at 1:30
p. m., at hte Rigdon mortuary.
The Corning Observer of Monday
last carried the following news
Silas E. Howard, well known
bee man of this city passed away
suddenly at his home on Butte
W D SUDDEN
: - - g , - t :
.'- ' Men's
.-4 Collar Band or With Collars"
; Reg. $2:50 to $8,5d
For the Price of
."-V . Men9;
Reg. $5.00 and '$6.00 -
' rvr-, -. ' ; . . - -
street -this morning at 9 o'clock
from an attack of heart trouble.
Although Mr. Howard had been a
sufferer, from heart trouble", for
years he was as well as usual and.
was attending to his duties when
he was stricken.: Last fall he suf
fered two slight stroke of pa
ralyls but - had apparently com
pletely recovered - - - -
Deceased was born in Ironton,
Ohio. April 29, 1864, making him
73 years of age. .He moved to Sa
lem, Oregon, where he lived forty
five years, thirty-five years of that
time he was city mail carrier. He
reared his family a, Salem and. his
wife is nuried there..FIve' years
ago he came to Corning and has
made hl& home nwst of that time
with Mrs. E. E. Hawley,. "A. few
yearn ago; Mr Howard . .was mar
ried again- and beside the wife
there survive nine; children- five
boys,- E. ! Howard., of Los An
geles, E" A. Howard of Biggs;. S.
S. Howard of Porterville, R.' E.
Howard, of Corning rand D. C.
Howard of Seattle. Washington.
The four daughters are; Mrs. E.
E. Hawley, Corning, - Mrs. Ed ith
Rodgers of Portland, Oregon. Mrs. -S.
S. Hawes of Oakland; and Mrs.
Clara Shuler of "Sacramento.
There, are also twenty-three grand
children and - four great-grand,
children, v - , "
'- Mr, Howard '.'was a member of
the : Modern "Woodmen lodge in
Salem, to which place the body
will be shipped " for burial, and
the funeral will be held on arrival
of the body.. Mrs. Shuler will ac
company, the remains. - -
Slate surface - roofing applied
over your old shingles. We have
over. 200 Job in Salem. , Nelson
Bros.', plumbers, sheet metal
work 3 55 Chemekef a. -.
.CUntCII PROGRAM PIANXED
PILVERTON. Ore.. Feb. 9.-I
(Special) An interesting pro
gram has been planned by mem
bers of the Congregational church
for Friday evening. An operetta,
a play,-and musical, numbers will
be featured; '
Bonesteele Motor Co., 474 "S.
Com'l., has the Dodge. automobile
for you. . AH, steel body. Lasts a
lifetime. Ask Dodge owners. They
will tell yoa.. tl
Challenges fcrSong : ;
Formal challenge to, the other
three classes to engage in the an
nual freshman glee song.campfetj-
tlon "at1 Willamette university
March 5, was issued at Wednc
days - chapel exercises by the
freshman class, , which sponsors
t,he event, regarded as one of the
most important " of the . college
year.-. ; : ry' -; :.. ; ":
' ' The" challenge was accepted by
the three upper classes through
their presidents. "All of the class
es are alreadv at work on their,
fongs. and will begin group prac
tice next week. "The contest will
be held, in the Willamette gym
nasium.' .'"': i"' ' "'
i O. W. Day, tires; tubes and ac
cessories: baa the Goodyear tires,
the standard -of the world. Mr.
Day can give yon more mileage.
Corner Coml. and Chemekets ( )
"Phiffipi Milk of Magnesia
Better than Soda
Instead of soda hereafter take
a little "Phillips Milk of Magne
sia In water any time for indi
gestion or sour, acid, gassy stom
ach, and relief will come Instantly.
For fifty years genuine "Phil
lips Milk of Magnesia has been
prescribed by physicians because.
It, overcomes three times as much
acid in the stomach as a saturated
olution of bicsrbonate of soda,
leaving the- stomach sweet and
free from.all gases. It neutralises
ncld fermentations in the bowels
and gently urges the souring waste
from the system without purging.
Besides, It Is more pleasant to
take than soda. Insist , upon
Phlllips.V Twenty-five cent and
fifty cent bottles, any drugstore.
"Milk of Magnesia" has been the
(7. S. Registered Trade Mark of
The Charles H.- Phillips Chemical
Co. and its predecessor Charles H,
PhllHns ln 1S7R Adv
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Black, Brown and Tan
Reg. $7.00. $7.50, $8.50
YounT Lien's .
Cassiracre, V,i Is CcrJuroy Car.:;
Bottoms C ri
ftock la all dejartnerta. - -jCl i