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TUeSoutheastefimtwnmuot Be Drained; But That Is No Small Job; But Is a Tremenaous junaeriaimit
I . tVesftlier fforecast: Fair. vTmi Vog near
(coast; moderate temperature; moderate
northwest -wind. . Maximum temperature
There la no great advantage in being Pres
ident of the United States. Mr. Coolidge lakes
fewer vacations than most- bosses. Toledo
yesterday 68.. minimum 42, river minus 1.1,
atmosphere cloudy, wind northwest.
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SALEM, OREGON, FRIDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 9 1927
PRICE FIVE CENTS
Mead Company .Has Or
ders for 100 Tons, Some
fori Export Shipment
VALljEY'TO USE 50 TONS
Cooperative Concern's' Bottling
Plant at Brook's Corners
Swamped YMh Oi-ders,
Need More Facilities- '
The Mead Honey company
could sell five different car load
orders of honey; 20 tona to the
car, This is the concern recently
organized by H. M. Mead, .lead
ing beekeeper and honey dealer
of the Salem district; organized
along cooperative lines.
But tula "concern musl-Povide
about 50 tons of 'honey this year
for the regular trade 'the trade
of the stores in Salem and Port
land and the valley towns,' mostly,
and there is not enough honey in
sight now to supply one full car,
outside of the orders of the trade.
One For Export
One of the car load orders that
is offered is for export, from a
firm in "Seattle. In ; fact, this
firm would "like to get large quan
tities of. honey for export; could
probably take many cars.
It is likely, however, that the
Mead Honey company will handle
the car load orders offered. But
not with much honey from the
stockholders, who will not be
asked to meet the low prices at
which the outsiders want to buy
Joney. Yy" "s
One reason why 'these stockhol
ders are not able to furnish more
hone thisJyear' Is that some of
I4thm, though signing up for stock
TT urlth the Mead concern, have made
T Qieir sale arrangements for 1927.
but will have the Mead company
handle -their supplies after this
Ample Bottling Facilities
. .The Mead company has a small
- bottling plant at the -Mead aplar-
' fes at Brunk's Corners, but this
Is swamped with orders for the
trade now. However, the com
pany has made arrangements with
the Crimson Rambler Food Prod
ucts company, Portland, under
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. AIRPLANE RACE
DATE DEFINITELY SET FOR
25TII OF THIS MONTH
Spokane-Columbia Gorge-Swan Is
land Derbj to Follow
PORTLAND, Sept. 8. (AP)
A, definite determination to hold
tte Spokane-Columbia Gorge-Swan
Island air derby following the ter
mination of the New York-Spokane
derby and the cross-country
non-stop flight, on Sunday, Sep
tember 25, was made here today,
following the granting -of permis
sion to use the Swan Island air
port as the Portland terminus of
' Decision to throw Swan Island
open to the derby was made by
the board of directors of the port
of Portland, thus removing the
only serious obstacle in the path
of the proposed derby. Plans for
perfecting' the details of the race
were put under way Immediately
- by the executive . committee In
charge. It was decided that
35250 In prize money be posted
Immediately as an inducement to
: Ansel R. Clark, secretary of the
air derby, left Portland tonight
for Spokane ' where he will ar
ia nge details of that end of the
race. ; He will . stop In Pasco on
- hia return , trip to make arrange
ments for the refueling of the
planes of 300 cubic Inches piston
displacement, of class B, which
are unable to carry sufficient gas-
ae for the entire trip.
The racing planes in the derby
will .leave Spokane at 11 o'clock
Sunday -morning. The winning
i place of class A should cover the
295 miles from Spokane In ap
proximately three hours," arriving
at Swan Island at 2 o'clock,
r Rough estimates place the nam'
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TO FIND YOUTHS
Alii PATROI. VISES OVER
' TIIHKK SISTERS AREAI
Searching Parties Start on bcpe
d it ion to Comb Territory
EUGENE, SEPT. 8. (AP)
Captain Chamberlain, forest pa
trol flier and M. E. Slack, state
forest inspector, who flew over
the Three Sisters -area In an air
plane today, reported that they
saw no trace of Guy Ferrey and
Henry Cramer, The Dalles youths
who are believed to be lost in the
mountains. The airplane flew
over an area of 40 square miles.
Searching parties both from
Sisters and McKenzie bridge have
been made ud and men combed
the mountainous territory in the
Sisters section all day today. Sup
plies were taken to Frog Camp,
headquarters for the searchers
and camp will be maintained
Temperatures in the mountains
at the place where the men dis
appeared is very low and they
would have little opportunity to
live through it long. The area
combed by the plane Is sparsely
timbered and trees did not ob
struct the view of ' the ground.
Searchers on the ground made
no progress during the day. It was
said by Smith L. Taylor, forest
ranger at McKenzie Bridge.
The area where the boys are
believed to be has been closed by
the Cascade national forest to
hunters to enable searchers to
continue their work without fear
of losing their lives in being mis
taken for deer.
BEND; ORE.. Sept. 8V (API
Fear was growing tonight that the
so-called "friendly" mountains of
Oregon, the Three Sisters, have
claimed two lives. Henry Cramer
and Guy Ferrey of The Dalles, last
seen Monday afternoon on the
rough slopes of the North Sister.
were still missing as night and
another storm hid the trio of
A sheep man and two forest
service enipjojes. have. made their
way into the isolated area where
it was hoped the . youths might
have shelter in a sheen camo
while the 'storm of snow beat or-1
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SHOW OPENING DELAYED
Employment of Curtain Raiser
Causes Theater Walkout
Is raising and lowering the cur
tain five or six times a day at the
Elslnore theater a full time job?
This question caused a brief de
lay in starting the afternoon
shows at both the Elslnore and
Oregon theaters Thursday when
the projecting machine operators
failed to go to work, informing
the management five minutes te
fore starting time that they had
been notlfied-by the International
Alliance of Theatrical Stage Em
ployes and Moving Picture Oper
ators tha they could not contin
ue. Other operators were obtained
and the shows started about 20
minutes late, -i
-The question, Manager William
Sullivan said, was as to whether
a member of the union needs be
employed' to raise and lower 'the
curtain. This was not required
In the contract between the union
and the theater proprietors, as the
house manager Is fn full charge
and designates the number of em
ployes; but the union has been
seeking to place a union man at
S3S 8f week for the momentous
task above mentioned.
HAWLEY HAS BUSY TIME
Will Deliver Numerous Addresses
In Coming Few Weeks
The month of September will
be a busy one for Congressman
W. C. Hawley, according to his
itinerary just released.
. - The Congressman will leave to
day for Eugene where he is sched
uled to address the Teacher's as
sociation. From, there he will go
to Cottage Grove, speaking there
Salem Rotarlans will hear Mr.
Hawley at their luncheon next
, September 1 and 17, he will
take' a prominent part in the ded
ication of the Roosevelt highway
and the Ben Jones bridge at New
port, returning to Salem to' make
a welcoming address for the Ore
gon Conference of the Methodist
church, Tuesday, September 20.
The congressman will be at As
toria for .two days, September 22,
and 22. and at St. Helena on Sep
Elaborate F-arewel!'; Cere
monies Planned by Rap
id City Residents
WHOLE TOWN TURNS OUT
Speech by Mayor Responded to by
I'nited States President;
Chamber of Commerce
RAPID CITY, S. D., Sept. 8.
(AP) With a farewell that is
planned to draw out nearly the
whole of this gateway to the Black
Hills, the people of Rapid City bid
goodbye to President and Mr.
Coolidge tomorrow in a way that
they hope wrll show their appre
ciation for bringing the summer
White House here.
Whistles will blow and the fire
bell will ring to tell the people the
time has arrived for them to go to
the high school building where
Mr. Coolidge has had his private
The stores and factories have
been asked to close for three
quarters of an hour so everyone
can get in on the farewell.
Mayor Jepsen will make a
speech affd the president was ex
pected to respond briefly.
As the time comes for the de
parture for Washington, Rapid
City folk are counting over the
events of the summer and what
they have meant to them. John
V-. Green, secretary of the cham
ber of commerce put it into wordJ
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BRUNK MAY NOT RESIGN
Councilman May Return, no Vi
cancy Certain, Learned
The resignation of Byron Brunk
& a member of the city council
has not yet been received by Mayor
Livesley and there is a possibility
that he may return to Salem, it
was said yesterday. No action in
the election of asuccessor will be
taken until definite word from
Mr. Brunk is received.
C. E. Albfn and George Thomp
son are being pushed by friends
in the Hollywood district to fill
the possible vacancy. Mr. Albin
Indicated last night that he might
decline to be a candidate.
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INDICATIONS ARE ROY C. LYLE
MAY BE REMOVED
Dry Administrator for Oregon,
Washington and Alaska '
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8. (AP)
With return to Washington to
day of Mrs. Mabel Walker Wille
brandt, assistant attorney general
in charge of the prosecution ofli
quor cases, preparation was mdde
at the treasury department for tan
early completion of investigation
of prohibition conditions in the
Pacific northwest. '
Assistant Secretary Low man
arranged for himself and. Prohibi
tion Commissioner Doran to con
fer tomorrow with Mrs. Wille
brandt to determine whether re
moval or resignation of Roy C.
Lyle, administrator for Oregon,
Washington and Alaska, would
embarrass the government's ef
forts successfully to prosecute
Tle prediction was continued by
treasury officials that Lyle would
not be continued as administrator,
and Commissioner Doran denied
sending any word to Pacific coast
backers of Lyle that he would not
Secretary Mellon said the ques
tion of enforcement in the north
west and the status of Lyle had not
been brought to his attention.
Mrs. Willebrandt said any sev
erance of Lyle frdm the prohibi
tion organization would not of ne
cessity affect the trial of cases
( Continued on par 5.)
SALEM WEDDING CENTER
Eight of lO People Named in Per
mits From Out of City
Five marriage licenses were Is
sued at the office of the county
clerk here yesterday, 8 of the 10
people involved coming from out
side the city to obtain the licenses.
Mrs. Fannie Collier, 56. of Bend,
came to this city to marry Rev.
Christopher Johnson, 81, a reth--ed
ministerShes bis second
wife and he Is her th rd husband.
A. Frich, 45, of Portland, mar
ried once before, took out a li
cense to wed Miss E. Leona
Staggs, 30, a stenographer of
H. B. Persing came from Cali
fornia to marry Miss Lilie May
Stewart of 494 North 17th street,
"A license was granted to Henry
I. Turnbull. 60, of Portland, and
Normalee Cunningham, 43, of
Two residents of the state of
Washington were Issued license to
marry when the papers were made
out for George I. Scheibe, 38. of
Tacoma, and Clara L. Kellog, 42.
END OF THE TRAIL IN SIGHT
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DRIVE TO START
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FUNDS TO BE
NEW BUILDING PLANNED
"Grand Kick-Off" Set For Sep
tember 19; Willing Spirit
The grand "kick-off" In the
drive for funds to construct the
proposed Salvation Army building
will be staged Monday, September
19, when all leaders meet in -a
banquet meeting at 6:30 p. m.
This was announced yjesterday by
Norman A. Borgen, state financial
director for the army.
Large advance gifts will be re
ceived by leaders In s the drive
starting September 12, following
a special meeting at campaign
headquarters in the Elks Club
building, when plans are to be
An executive committee to Su
pervise the fund solicitation con
sisting of Dr. R. E. Lee Steiner,
as chairman, George Vick. Paul
U, WraHace.FFedJrT'hielsen, John
Farrar, Geofge Arbuckle, DrCarl
Gregg Doney, William McGilch
rlst, Jr.. and E. T. Sladehas been
"The spirit of helpfulness al
ready shown Indicates that the
drive will go over "with a will."
declared Mr. Borgen yesterday.
He with Mrs. Borgen will assist
local officials, during the canvass.
The campaign committee bas
set the goal at 524.219.91 which;
amount will Include the present
local resources of the Army. The
exact location for the new struc
ture has not been announced as
yet owing to the fact that the. ne
gotiations are still pending.
The plans for the new home
call for a Gothic type building,
constructed of red pressed brick
with, terra cotta trimming. It will
be 50 by 90 feet, consisting of two
stories and a basement. In1 the.
basement will be the gymnasium
with every modern apparatus for
athletic workJ All of the facili
ties will be extended especially to
the under privileged boys and
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PRISONER GIVEN LEAVE
Thompson to Attend Father's
Funeral Under Guard
Governor Patterson Thursday
issued an executive order allow
ing Ben Thompson, convict, to at
tend the funeral ot his father,
which will be held in Portland to
day. Members of the Thompson
family have agreed to pay all 'ex
penses incurred in taking the
prisoner to Portland. Thompson
will attend the funeral in custody
of a guard.
Thompson is serving a long
term In the penitentiary for as
sault and robbery while armed
with a dangerous weapon.
TO SEA GRAVE
Another-Tragedy Belfev-ed to
Have Occurred Over
Atlantic Wastes .
LITTLE HOPE HELD OUT
Rig Canadian Plane is Eighth This
Season to Find" Its Last Berth
at the Port of Missing
White Bird; Nungesser and
Coli; Paris to New York; lost
in North Atlantic.'
Miss Dora'n; Mildred Doran,
Knope and Pedlar; Oakland to
I Honolulu; lost in Pacific.
Golden Eagle; Frost and'
Gordon; Oakland to Honolulu;
. lost In Pacific.
Dallas Spirit; Irving and
Bichwaldt; searching from
Oakland to Honolulu; lost in
Portt of Brunswick: Paul
Redfern; Brunswick, Georgia,
to Rio De Janeiro, Brazil; lost'
in Caribbean Sea.
St. Raphael; Princess Lowen-stein-Wertbelm,
Hamilton; London to New
York lost tn North Atlantic.
Old' Glory; Bertaud, Payne
and Hill'; New York to Rome;
lost in North Atlantic.
Sir John Carling: Tully; and
Medcalf; LonCon, Ontario, to
Harbor Graee, Newfoundland,
and on to London, England;:
lost in 'North Atlantic.
vHAINO. Sept. 9. .(Friday )-
(AP) The globe circling airplane
Pride of Detroit,, left Hanoi for
Hong Kong. at 8:15 a. m. It is due
at Hong. Kong at 1 p. m.
HONG KONG, Sept. 9. (AP)
The American globe encircling
airplane Pride of Detroit, arrived
here from-Hanoi at3:25 p. mi
NEW YORK,. Sept. 8. (AP)
The Canadian monoplane Sir John
Carling. was believed tonight to
bare ended' its flight to London in
that port of missing planes which
has engulfed seven others during
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SHOOTS TROOPERS DEAD
Twenty ' Three Year Old' Farmer
Shotgnit on- Soldierrf .
SAT A VI A; N. Y.. Sept. 8.
,AP) Two; state troopers were
shot dead today when they at
tempted to arrest W. Lerbjr Wag
n er" oar cha rge of petty, Iarcetf cy.
" The, . troopere found Wagner,
who Is 23 years old, at his farm
near Caneadea. When they; told
Mm he was under arrest for. de
franding; a garage man .of .$628;
he asked permission to go to his
room to change his clothing., a
few minutes later Trooper Rp "re
celved InthAhead 1 0
of a shotgun ttre -f,wj t
stairs wlado- " ,j -.,rf ,r
Troorr Rasmussen then darted
BJ the' stairs. Before he had
gained the tipper floor, he' felt
with- a charge of shot in the side;
k Tonight 15 special deputy sher'
Iffs, and" erery arailable state
trooper In the region searched the
thickly wooded district aronnd
Caneadea for Wagner. . , Y
WAYNE WHEELER BURIEd
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I Last Rites. Said lor Prominent
Leader of. Prohibition Caaae i
COLUMBUS, Ohio. epL" 8.
(AP) Final tribute to Wayne B.
I Wheeler as the f undefeated cham
pion of prohibition," was paid to
day by hundreds of his friends and
fellow workers. Amid floral of
ferings banked high aronnd the
altar .; of nth Central -r Methodist
church here funeral services were
conducted by dignitaries of the
church an d officials of the Antl
Saloon league, ' for which ha was
counsel at his death.. t; Y i
Dr. W. A. Morgan, pastor of the
First Congregational church at
Chicago, wa In charge of the cere
monies. Dr.. i Morgana , was Y for
seven years Mr Wheeler's pastor
la Washington D C.
OF CITY FOUND
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STATESMAN AND wnXA3IKTTE
V. ONLY. SURVIVORS
Interesting Historical1 DatJa of Sa-
. lem 53 Years Ago Includ- !
ed to- Book -
, Bp Victor Carlson
Interesting if acts about - Salejb
lift BJ-years ago when the popula
city . directory dated . 1 8 1 4f recently
revealed In a ; copy: -of the Saleya
city directory dater 1874 recently
discovered in the Willamette uni
versity library; !
The directory contains,' besides
the alphabetical list of residents, a
brief history of tbecity, a resume
of its building and manufacturing
prbjects," a history of the tltle; to
real estate, a copy of the city
charter, and a complete list of city
laws and ordinances. - v
Liauor house 'advertisements
are freely scattered throughout
the book. Willamette university,
The Oregon Statesman, and The
Morning Oregonian have full page
displays, and are the only names
in the book which are familiar in
advertisements today. The States
man is advertised as "independent
of rings and monopolies."
In spite of the numerous sa
loons, liquor drinking was subject
to several restrictions: Sale of
wines and liquors, on Sundays, for
instance, was prohibited.
One of the ordinances provided
a 3 follows: Y ' "
"Whenever Y twenty residents,
householders residing within the
City of Salem, shall present a pe
tition duly signed by them, to the
city recorder, showing, that any
person Is in the habit of becoming
grossly drunk? and has kept up the
habit for a period of one month,
the recorder shall declare ' such
person a common drunkard.
Thereafter,- It shall not be lawful
for any person to sell, give, or, In
any- manner assist such' drunkard
to obtain any wine, spiritous or
malt liquors," under penalty , of
820 fine. . , . y, P ' , -: f
' In the report from the city re
corder 63 arrests are shown to
have been made in the year 187S,
as follows: 4 J for being drunk
and disorderly; two for fighting
on the,, public , stiriets; , four- for
driving without license; one for
burglary two for drawing deadly
(Continued on page 8.)
IGNORANCE IS NOT BLISS
Kegr of Mbonahine Fails to- Sink
t , When' Thrown Into River . .
ASTORIA, Sept. 8. (AP) C.
A. ; Prions . ignorance of the fact
that a- keg of moonshine "Won't
sink led to considerable useless
risks and exertion on the part of
himself and officers last flight..
Officers were .watching' a sus
pected "booze depot" on the wat
erfront -here late last night when
Prior and his 'wire drove up to the
place in a small car, wont in,
came out with a 10-gallon kef and
drove away. ' , Y
The' officers gave chase and
Prior led them a wild dash
through the heart of 'Astoria, end
ing on a dock at the Columbia
river's edge, where- Mr;' and JZt.
Prior hurled the keg Uo' the
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Officers - recovered the keg!
Prior pe,ia tttO fine today for il
legal transportation of liquor.,.
H. II.' Corey Addressee American
f Bar Association h East - 1
H. H. Corey, member of the
public service commission, return
ed Thursday here from Philadel
phia, where he- gave an address at
the recent convention of the-Am-erican
Bar association.- Enroute
home Mr. Corey stopped off In
Chicago where he attended, the
grain rate hearing, held under the
direction of the Interstate com
merce commission. vj .Y :': i
- - Mr. Corey, said the weather was
warm- in the east, and that busi
ness conditions were reported as
favorable. Y V Y'Y;-"" f
FIND JAIL BIRDS FLOWN
Two Prisoners Y Tak i French
Leave; Whereaboata Unknowni
ASTORIA, Sept... 8.--(AP)
Marion Beck and J. Mcllrlde, two
-"trustle" at the county Jail, elop
ed some time this afternoon while
employed- In ' carrying wood into
the county court house here. The
men are thought to have headed
fot the interior of tha state. .
v,v. Beck had served two months of
a six: month's sentence' on a stat
utory charge and t McBrtdr wan
servinr 80 days fer driving an au-
tomobile while drunk.'.
Contract . for Thorough
Study of Engineers Ma'do
Ready I for Submittal
REPORT DUE ON MONDAY
Problem Too Large To Be Entered
- Into Hastily, Members of
Sewer Committee Show; t
Must Go Carefully
Complying with a requpst frotr(
Mayor ; Livesley that a report l;
made ready for the special councti.
meeting Monday, members of thfj
Bfcwer committee met laRt night
in City Attorney William's offlc.
and finished drawing up an en-
gineer'a contract. Those present
st the meeting were Mayor Lives-i
ley. Chairman B. B. CrabenhorstJ
B; B; Herrick W. IL Dancy, and
Williams. , 1
Details of the contract tferelnot
made known. The paper first!
will be submitted to Cupper, Slmp-f
son & Cooper, local engineers,!
for their approval. Then It will'
ho presented next Monday night
for ratification by the city council.
Legal Q nest ion Delays .
If the contract' meets with the
approval of all concerned, the en
gineers will be immediately em
ployed to, make necessary surveys
and prepare plans and specifica
tions for the new'sewer and drain
age system. -This .preliminary
work will require about 60 days.
it was said. .
"There fis more Involved In tht
work than- people realise." de
clared Grabenhorst following the
meeting. "Engineers could no: ' ;
employed to begin the survey a us.'
til funds were provided. Doui-t
as 'to legality of the bonds, no a,
removed until last week, pre
vented final passage of the bond
issuance ordinances througlt
which funds - will be obtained.
When formalities are out of the
way work will proceed just as
rcpidly as practicable."
The contract was almost ready;
for submission at the last council
meeting, Mr. Grabenhorst sald
but the full committee had noj
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22 YEAR OLD YOUTH A BAN
DONS EXTRADITION, FIGHT
Fugitive Makes Decision to I'acd
Trial for Iorder of . '
;:.' Ovua Mother to i
SEA1TLE, Sept. 8. (AP)
HarryH. Hill, 22, tonight start
ed .back to his home town ct
Etreator, III., to stand trial as the
murderer of his aged mother,
r The "young fugitive, who was
arrested here last Saturday night
after fleeing across the country
I14 his automobile, left by train at
8 o'clock tonight. In custody, of.
three Illinois officers. His father,,
Dr. H. CY Hill. , wealthy StreatorJ
physician was also aboard the
train which Is due In Chicago aS
7:65 Sunday evening.
Seated in. the train suite which
he will occupy on the' Journey
east, the youth once again re
iterated his denials of any part in
the : slaying. ,
'More so than any time since his
arrest. Hill appeared In a practi
cally cheerful frame of mind end
was apparently unconcerned over,
the forthcoming trial for his life
Before boarding the train, tha
prisoner had been ' allowed to
shave a week's beard and he look
ed even 'younger than his 22
Elaborate plans to resist extra
dition were abandoned today when
young Hill announced to the trl,
of Illinois officers . that he wa s
ready to return to Streator for
' Young Hill was as firm as ever
in his denials that be is guilty :
the crlzne of which, he is accused.
His father was equally poslth
In his expression of; confidence
in his son's Innocence, and .offer !
an explanation ot the precipitin
flight of, the youth.
."I want .to say at this time that
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