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: 0EGS HEAVY Flf'E
Two Daughters of St. Louis
Brewer To Put Up Sum ,
of $57,000 - .
TRACKED "FIDGET" TO ITS LAIR
NEW YORK, Not. 18. (AP)
A tipster's tell tale whisper In the
ear of a treasury department
agent .cost the widow and two
daughters of Adolphus Basch. St.
Lonis brewer, a $57,000 fine to
day. ' The fine was for bringing
undeclared clothing and Jewelry
into the country. .
' The women had made arrange
ments to be rnshed through the
customs without baggage inspec
tion because of the illness of the
S3 year old widow.
Instead of being allowed to
leave the dock at once, with their
S4 pieces of luggage, the younger
women were searched by women
Inspectors and their baggage thor
oughly examined. Nothing wai
found on .their persons, but so
many undeclared au tides were
discovered in bags and trunks that
all their possessions were seised
and sent to the appraisers" store
Although Utile definite infor
mation could be gleaned concern
ing the manner In which the
names of Mr Bush - and her
daughters happened to get on the
treasury department euspect list.
it was reported on good authority
that a traveller returned ahead of
them and had been the informant.
The tipster will be eligible for a
reward of $14,000, and his. or
her, identity will not be revealed
by the officials.
FIELD fliil PU3
OREGON" EDITORIAL ASSOCIA
' HON TO HAVE WORKER
After three months in Samoa, studying, the PiJl Fidget, dane
novelty, which promises to be the rage the coming winter; Miss Vera
GHlogley, of San Francisco, has returned to the United States, bring.
Ing with her a "Melee (pronounced Mickey) cortume, made of gratt
and cocoanut threads.
Announcement of the selection
of a field agent who will operate
under the direction of the Oregon
State Editorial association, , prob
ably will be made within the next
six weeks, according to Hal Hoss,
secretary of the organization. .
Mr. Hoss explained that 'while
the employment of the field agent
was contingent upon raising : suf
ficient funds, a large amount of
the money necessary to operate
the department already has been
pledged. It was said that news
paper publishers of Oregon would
be assessed an average of $3 per
, Employment of. the field agent
was authorised at a meeting ojhe
executive committee of the state
editorial association at a meeting
held at Corvallisrecently.
i The field agent would serve In
an advisory capacity, and would
take over much of the work of
the editorial . association now
handled by Mr. Hoss.
HAWAII SUPPLANTS NIAGARA;
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Methodist Church Ladies ,
Give Dinner for Society
U 1 O C LIGHTS "OP"
There were eight fatalities in
Oregon due to industrial accidents
is the week' ending November 17,
according to a report prepared by
the State Industrial Accident com
mission. .The- victims Included Eive Lam
ps, address not known, miner; E.
E. Davie, Valsetx, bucker; Frank
Naudts, Portland, w rehouse man;
Roland William. Vle. truck driv
er; Claude Stacey, Astoria, chaser;
Charles . W. Reed, Garibaldi,
dredge foreman; Edward C.
Fields, LaGrande, Janitor and Wil
liam Wehner, Canby. laborer. .
There were a total of 610 acci
dents reported to the commission. George Fltzmaurlce on the exact
The most romantic period in
the history j of California, the
years Just preceding the discov
ery of gold when the dons of
Spain ruled the land and estates
were measured in hundreds . of
miles. Urea again in ''Rose of the
Golden West." now at the Ehsi-
nore theatre. ,
It was then that Russia. UnHed
States and other powers sought
possession of California, and this
screen s tale, -depicts the dramatic
love - affair that counted heavily
in the outcome of the international
Practically i every scene of the
picture waa , filmed by Director
Elizabeth Arden'S .
Venetian Toilet Preparations
These are scientific Preparations developed
by Elizabeth Ardcn as a part of her famous
method of skin treatment. They aryised in
CTery Treatment given in the Ardcn Salons
and should be a part of jrourdaijjr care of
the skin at home. "
Elizabeth Ardbk's V tint tan Ttiltt Prtparatinu
mrt n salt st
(Woolpert & Quisenberry) ;
Next to Salem Bank of Commerce
410 State St. Phone 27ft :
: Leading tke way to ;
i enjoyment- jMK
l I K
spot where the original I action
took place 71 years ago. ' Mon
terey,, the first capital of Cali
fornia, and four of the famous
California missions from the hack
ground of the story. ; j :
Mary Astor appears as the hero
ine and Gilbert Roland, descended
from a long line of Spanish ad
venture lovers. Is the hero. Mon
tagu Love, Oustav von Seyffertitz
and Flora Finch also are featured
in this First National picture, tale.
Bligh's CapKol will offer Sing
ers Capitol Musical Comedy com
pany today, afternoon and even
ing. This company has been en
larged with a new chorus,! one of
the: features with, the show is
Helen Rodolph who just recently
joined the company. Mr. Singer,
the comedian different, is still
winning new friends, he - does
mostly all rube parts in the show,
commonly known as "Boso." Spe
cial stage 'lighting and scenic ef
fects will be used with the show
today. On the scree will be Bes
sie Love and John Gilbert In "St.
Elmo." -' 4 - -
INDEPENDENCE. Nov. 18.
(Special). The ladies of the
Methodist church gave a dinner in
the dining" room of the church
Wednesday evening for the benefit
of the Ladies Aid society of the
church. A large crowd participat
ed and ' a' considerable sum was
raised. A feature of the evening
was the entertainment of the five
hundred club by Mrs. B. F, Swope.
There were about forty members
present. They afterwards repaired
to the home of Mrs. Walker for an
evening of cards. - -
Ben Smith,' manager of The
Spaulding Logging company's of
fice, was a Salem visitor Thursday.
Glen Smith, assistant cashier
and bookkeeper of the Farmers
Stale bank, made a business trip
to Valsets Thursday.
Mrs. M, A. Young of Hosklns
was transacting business in Inde-j
pendence Thursday. -
Ross II. Nelson of the Iris thea
ter was a Portland business visi-l
Jefferson High School's
Annual Carnival Success
Rum Running Crew Will.
Be Given Two Trials
SAN FRANCISCO, Not, 18.
(AP). -Decision that the captain
and the crew of the British steam
er Coal Harbour, seized as a rum
runner off the Farallon islands in
February, 1925, are entitled - to
two trials was rendered by United
States District Judge Frank IL
The ruling declared that In the
first trial, the jury , must decide
whether the vessel was on the high
seas or in the territorial waters
of the United States and in the
second whether the prisoners were
guilty of conspiracy to violate the
prohibition law. .
MORE PAY AT. STATE SHOP
ASKED BY COMMITTEE
every, walk of life
prefer it- Qolden
West Qoffeel .That
delicious blend which for
nearly a half century has
, helped to mold the exact
. taste requirements of
the most particular coffee
drinkers ia the world
the people of the orth-
COLZHJ WEST TKd
The state printing board Friday
was requested to increase the
wages of employes of the ' state
printing department from: $48 to
$46 per week for- day : work and
from $ 4 5 to $ 4 S per week v for
night workers. The ' appeal - was
based on a 44 hour week. ' -
- The request was made 'on be
half of . Portland printing ' con
cerns, which contended - that be
cause of the higher scale paid in
Portland the . Portland employers
were unable to compete with the
state. : The committee ? appearing
before the board included Mr.
Sweeney, representing : the Port
land printers; N. D. Elliott; an em
ploying printer of Salem; and Ar
thur Brock, foreman of the state
Thomas B. Kay, state treasurer.
opposed the ' Increase. 1 He- said
members of the committee insist
ed on comparison of the Salem
and Portland wage scales, but
were unwilling to compare Salem
with other towns and cities in the
: Secretary of State Kozer said he
was inclined to grant the Increase,
while Governor Patterson asked
further time in which to; conduct
DALLAS, Nov. 1$. (Special.)
-With over half of November
gone not a single marriage license
has been issued in Polk county
during the'' month. The last . li
cense was issued on October 31,
The marriage of a man and a
woman of widely different heredi
ty and tradition is rarely; a hapry
one, points out Hhetjt Chllde Dorr,
who contrasts the class system of
marriage which rrevails in Kur-
Jora with our own enap-Ju r.rt
jnia.rria-3s In an ftrtlrla la Liberty.
JEFFERSON, Nov. 1&. (Spe
cial) The third annual carnival
of the Jefferson high school was
a decided success with receipts of
$128 during the day. About 90
will be realized by the high school
as clear profit. This Is just double
the amount made on the second
annual carnival. - -
Each class chose a season and
decorated its booths and sold food
according to the season. The sen
ior class won a five dollar prize
for having the best booth. They
chose fall and decorated with fall
leaves, corn, pumpkins, fall fruit
etc Cider and popcorn was sold
at this booth.
The juniors decorated their
booth to represent winter. They
sold tamalea and chili con came.
The sophomores sold hot dogs
at their stand. They chose spring.
The freshmen decorated their
summer booth with their class col
ors. : They sold ice cream and can
The campfire girls and girls'
league also had stands as well as
the seventh and eighth grades.
, These fire brides and their five brand new husbands formed what
seems to be the year's- oddest honeymoon party 10 newlyweds
passing their Jtoneymoon on the same trip together. The brides
whe chose m round trip from Los Angeles to the Hawaiian. Islands
for their wedding Journey, are JefVte right; Mesdames Joseph Hor
ton, A. G. Neff, Matt Binning, Louis Brasch and Herbert Forsch..
: . .
I.KAVE3 FOR GRANTS PASS
Members of the state reclama
tion commission left - here last
night for Grants Pass where they
will hold a conference with the
directors of the Grants Pass irri
gation district and the bondhold
ers. The purpose of the confer
ence Is to discuss plans for re
financing the district.
It was said that the Grants Pass
irrigation district is solvent, but
that additional time is necessary
in. which to meet its obligations.
The bondholders were said to have
expressed a willingness to cooper
ate with the state to the end that'
the project may be placed on a
sound financial footing.
-The reclamation commission
was accompanied to Grants Pass
by Rhea Luper, state engineer, and
Thre are approximately not)
settlers in the district.
0 At the CAPITOL 11
SUNDAY - !l
cie;Enr on visit
HEAD OF WATER COMPANY
Christopher T. Chenery, presi
dent of the Federal Water Service
corporation of New York, and his
wife are in Portland; Mr. Chenery
being on an Inspection trip of the
coast properties of his corporation.
The Oregon and . Washington
properties include plants at Salem
and Hillsboro in Oregon; Van
couver. Hoqulam, Mount Vernon,
Purlington, and Sedro-Woolley in
Washington, and are grouped to
gether in the OregonrWashington
Water Service company; with gen
eral offices in the Corbett build-j
Ing, Portland, Oregon.
The Federal Water Service cor
poration is now the largest pri
vately owned 1 water service com
pany in the world, the value of its
systems being more than a hun
dred million dollars an j rendering
service to more than two million
Mr. Chenery, in company with
Ty Cobb Likes Silvertoh
; Prunes; Orders Shipment
i SILVERTOIT. Nov. 18. (Spe
cial) Fancy Oregon Prunes, pack
ed by the Silverton Cannery,
scored ' a home run hit with Ty
Cobb,' famous baseball player, as
he was enroute from Cody, Wyo
ming ' to Chicago. A' dish Silver
ton prunes was set before him
as he was traveling on the North
ern Pacific and he , immediately
asked the. steward where' they
came from, saying it was a plea
sure to eat them. "
.The Silverton cannery" is in re
ceipt of a letter with an order for
four dozen' cans to be shipped at
: Cancelling all games
schedule. Coach Downle
Mr. Jack Helwick, vice president1., m
o -".hie footbaU squad for the year yes-
and Mr. Gram, chief engineer cf
the Oregon-Washington Water!
Service company, visited the Sa-i
lem properties the first of the
week and plants to complete bis
Inspection trip of the coast prop
erties this week and leave for New
xora on isunuay.
DAIX.S MAN HAS THEM
FRESH FOR THANKSGIVING
Benefit Dance Planned
For Victims of Blaze
INDEPENDENCE, .Nov.' 18.
(Special) A benefit dance is to
be given by the Woodmen at the
Kent! hall two miles north of In
dependence,' for the Reed Watten-
berger family, who lost their home
and belongings by tire thla week.
Tickets are being sold for the
dance by members of the lodge.
The management of the hall hare
donated its use, and ; the Wunder
orchestra members are donating
their services. -
Mr. Watlenberger Is an energe
tic young man, an employe of the
Independence Laundry, and the re
cent fire has been a hard blow to
him and his family.
.They ; had recently remodeled
their home and had 'all of their
winter supplies in. The houseand
contents were a total loss.
Brick Building Planned
Where Structure Burned
DALLAS, Nov. 18.-r-(Special)
Red raspberries, perfectly rip
ened and colored, are being pick-j
ed now by C. M. Cahill from vines
at his home on south Main street.
The berries are the product of
an everbearing raspberry and not
the chance product of an open
fall. He has picked several boxes
recently for market and others
will be ripe tor Thanksgiving un
less a heavy frost comes. The
frost of October 31 did not dam
age the vines.
: The evergreen berries bear " in
the spring at the same season as
other .raspberries, and later in the
summer the new growth begins to
produce fruit and continues until
freezing weather. Mr, Cahill se
cured his Tines at considerable
expense and has dug out his other
raspberries in their favor.
Critic Teachers Entertain
Friends Wednesday Evening
INDEPENDENCE, Not. 18. .
(Special). Mies Esther Gilbert-
son and Miss Rachel Holloway,
critic teachers in the Independence
Training school, 'entertained the
day evening at the Kutch home on f-'WA i Hi am F0 C
QnntTi Main atraf I - P t - ' C- .
Mrs. Sheldon, Mrs. Barnum,
Mrs., Bolt, .Mrs. Mulligan, Mrs
Keeney, Misses Florence Beards
ley, Henrietta Wolfer Mary Ro-
bards, : Marian Barnum, Emma
Hlnkle, and. Miss McLaren of the
Independence high school. A buf
fet luncheon was served. -
WOODBURN, 1'ot. 18. (Spe
cial) John Alguire has purchas
ed of Joe Henzel of Portland the
site on Front street where a fire
on October S3 destroyed the Yates
barbershop and Fowler restaur
ant. The consideration' was $2500
with all city assessments and taxex
paid. The size of the lot Is 2 5. by
100 and It Is a valuable location.
: Mr. Alguire is clearing it of the
debris and will construct a brick
building for rental purposes. He
has several offers fr6m parties
wishing to rent, but has not' de
cided to make' it one or two rooms.
Schubert Octette Billed
Fcr Concert At Turner
TURNER, Not. 18. (Special.)
-The 'Schubert octette of Salem
will give one of Its fine entertain
ments at the Turner school audi
torium on Friday night. November
22, at 8 o'clock. , This group of
singers have attracted large audi
ences wherever they hare exhibit
ed their talent. , Hiss Eleanor
.loore, a former Turner girl, la a
member of thl3 organization, .
Week End Special
Regular Price 50c a lb. .
For the Week End only
32c a lb. or Two lbs. for
This is a real special.
133 N. Com! St.
." Phone IDT
The Pcnslar Agency
terday morning because of the
small pox epidemic at the school.
The redskins will start practicing
basketball next Monday, with four
last year regulars back on the
floor.',. - .
A double header was on the bill
yesterday against; Llnfield and
Albany, something unique for such
a . school as Chemawa, .but the
school .physician advised against
the players breaking quarantine to
play, so the games were cancelled.
and the squad disbanded. ' r
; t Chemawa has had a good Bea
son on the gridiron. Victories
ever Franklin high of Portland,
Willamette reserves, and Conwell
Mullen of 'Portland, a tie game
with the Willamette varsity, and
defeats by the O. A. C. Rooks, Col
umbia, and Medford high school
constitute the record.
To determine the percentage of
a i baseball team, in deciding the
pennant winner of a league, the
number of games won is divided
by the total number of games play
ed, according to an answered
question in Liberty.
The United States, Russia, and
Venezuela are the three greatest
oil-producing countries in the
world, according to an answered
question in Liberty. Until recent
ly Mexico held third place.
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Friday Eve Nov. 25th
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LAST TIMES TODAY-
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Continuous 2 to 11 P. M.
RENOFF & RENOVA JOAN KNOX
Adagio Team - Son Bird
Oriental Dancer 1
. Acrobatic Dancer
AND ON THE SCREEN
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It's over the goal poet Right into your heart.
The big football classic of the year.
LAST TIMES TODAY
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