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THE OREGON STATESMAN, SALEM, OREGON
THURSDAY MORNING. APRIL 7. 1927
iLffl THE COAST
v50 Per Cent Increase in Ef
ficiency of Service Witrr
Additional Ions distance tele
phone c ircuits have just been pat
g operation direct from the Pa
ffKl northwest to San Francisco.
The "new circuits one from
Portland, another from Puget
sound provide an increase of 50
p-r ent in facilities for conversa
tion dftween Oregon and Wash
ington in the north and Califor
nia in the south.
Improvements and new con
si rurtlon carried forward since
the middle of last year now make
available a total of three talking
circuits for regular service from
Seattle to San Francisco and three
more irum rurtiauu iu siu rrso-
The above announcement by W.
II. Dancy. Salem, manager of the
Pacific Telephone and Telegraph
company, was accompanied by the
statement that in addition to in
creasing facilities for connections
between north and south, the
. quality of speech transmission will
be decidedly improved. This im
provement results from the new
and late equipment installed at
various points along the route
bringing into operation the latest
development in the art of long
distance telegraphy. . k
Important units of transmission
terminal equipment have been in
stalled in telephone buildings at
Taroma, Portland. and Sacramen
to. This work, recently finished,
is associated witb the additional
circuits an dis essential in making
At Eugene. Oregon, and also at
Roseberg other transmission
equipment has been provided to
contribute to the evenness of the
quality of long haul telephone
New Building, Medford
In Medford, Oregon, he new
building jii9t finished and dedicat
ed a few days ago contains im
portant apparatus. At Redding,
California a building and equip
ment similar to that at Medford
were also recently .completed.
Extensive outside t work; has
been carried on during the past
year between Tacoma and the
Columbia river in Washington and
between Portland and California
points. iTM included placing
new wirl jksd rearranging other
wire already In place so as to con
nect and make possible the unifi
cation of numerous stretches of
heretofore, short distance circuits
1 into unbroken througn cnanneis
I North of Tacoma the three cir
I cuits which extend to Seattle are
I continued on wire enclosed by Ta
I coma-Seattle long distance: "toll"
1 cable completed by the company
I in 1925.
I From Sacramento south the six
1 circuits terminating in San Fran-
tcisco are enclosed in the new San
Salem Markets J
Francisco-Sacramento toll cable
completed late last fall.
"These added facilities," said
Mr. Dancy, "furnish additional
significant evidence of the grow
ing Pacific coast unity and spirit
of closer contacts-Tetween the
states and cities of the west."
BODIES OF PAIR FOUND
IN MAIL PLANE WRECK
Coatiae4 tram pig 1.) '
ground beneath the descending
machine when the crash came.
The pilot was crushed beneath
tile engine. His legs were prac
tically torn from his body and his
chest was crushed.
Schaller's face was horribly
mutilated, his legs severed at the
knee and bones of his body
. The bodies were extricated with
difficulty from the wreck and re
moved to. Merced where an in
quest was held.
The plane was northbound from
Los Angeles and left Fresno early
Sunday for San Francisco, where
THE CHERRY CO
Official Letter Receivecj by
Secretary of the Cherry
(The following letter, received
tinder date of Washington, March
31, from Oeo. P. Comer, chief in
vestigator of ! the United States
tariff commission. to O. E.
Brooks of the Salem Cherry Grow
ers association, is self explana
tory:) "The tariff commission has In
stituted an investigation for pur
poses of section 315 with respect
to cherries, in their natural state,
sulphured, 'or in brine. This sec
tion of the law requires that the
president must base changes in
rates of duty, if any, upon the dif
ference in the cost of producing
it was due to land at Crissy field the article in question in the Unit-
about daybreak. Schaller was on ed States and in the principal
his first inspection trip of the Pa- j competing country.
cific Air Transport offices. "Beginning with April 7 repre
sentatives of the commission will
be on the Pacific coast seeking the
necessary costs and other data
with respect to cherries for pur
poses of this investigation. It
will greatly facilitate the work of
the commission in this connection
if you will have assembled all of
the available price and cost data
for cherries for the crop of 1926
preparatory to the visit of our
"There Is inclosed an orchard j
cost schedule which indicates the
nature of the information desired.
It Is not expected that you will lie!
able to fill put this schedule in
detail, but rather it is to be used
as a guide b the commissions
agents in compiling and checking
the costs and other data which
you have available.
"No schedule has been prepared
for obtaining the processing cost
of cherries. It is assumed that
these data are recorded on the
books of the processing companies.
and may be obtained directly from
"The commission's representa
tives will notify you when they
may be expected."
Kimball School President to
Prepare Memorial Book
Ir. John Martin f'anse. presi
dent of Kimball School of Theol
ogy, who returned-from Tacoma
yesterday, has been commissioned
by the State Historical society of
Washington to prepare a memorial
book for the Tercentenary anni
versary of George Washington.
President Canse will correspond
with the chief executives of each
state In the union to secure per
sonal paragraphs relative to the
President Canse went tr Tacoma
to represent interests of Kimball
at the Methodist Ministers Union
meeting In that city. Tuesday he
spent In Ontralia, where he added
three students to the Kimball roll
for next year.
President Canpe was also auth
orized to represent the Washing
ton Historical society at the
Champoeg anniversary celebration.
Highway Commission Willi
Consider Bids at Meeting
Bids for approximately 37 miles
of new road and construction of
a comfort station willj.be opened
by the state highway commission
at a meeting to be held in Port
land April 19. ' ' j
The several projects, for which
proposals will be received follow:
Curry county- Construction of
2S.2 miles of broken j stone and
crusheid gravel surfacing on Mey
ers Creek-Chetco Iliver section of
the Roosevelt oast highway.
Work to. be contracted in two
Jackson county Construction
Of .36 mile of crushed 'gravel'sur
faclng on Cold Hill section of the
Iake county- Grading of 9.5
miles of Chalk Clirf-Pai.nley . sec
tion of Prinevllle-Iikeview high
way. . I '
tTjnatilla county Comfort sta
tion for . concession purposes at
Emigrant Springs Park 'near
Meat ham. ; Hit tiding to be 28 by
56 feet In dimensions and two
Electric Sweeper Being v
Used at Cooking School
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Statesman, cooking school.
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Klamath Falls Two new nirwl-
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