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.DALLAS. Texas; Sept. 11.
I J '(AP). Regular democrat! ,of
zi Texas declared an ooen aeaaon'on
"Antl-Smkh democrat!" here to-
f if ay as the state executive com.
t3 4inte set about exterminating
every veetlge of opposition to
lf 'Governor Smith In the state con-
1 Irtvention which opens today.
j14 i Contests between
anti-SmVth. delegations Irom five
-counties were decided unanimous-
' It in favor of the Smith cohorts
'and a sixth deelg-ailon, which was
jjS not , contested, was denied seats
. because of the political com pi ex-
Li ion of its leader,
j L Not satisfied with these drastic
41 eteps, the committee pushed its
jtj ,'housecleaning campaign among
'ft $tbe other uncontested delegations
i wrth a decree that any delegate
failing to pronounce the party
shibboleth should be reported to
S' j the convention credentials com
,V mitteo. This waa accomplished
?J through a resolution ordering
.every country leader to canvass
.bis delegation and report every
man who refused to pledge him
11? Iselt to vote the entire ticket to
,ri :the credentials committee.
I- ; Delegations favoring Smith
j); - from Harris, Dallas, Tarrant, Pa
H lo 'Pinto and Wichita counties
' were given seats In preference to
' f 'the anti-Smith contestants and the
'f-. uncontested Erath county delega
jl tion was unseated because Its
; leader, T. Michell, was charged
" '' 'with having waged a campaign
iaginet Governor Smith's candi-
1 dacy since the Houston natibnal
to tell Eievmiiiie
LOS ANGELES. Sept. 11
(AP). Leo P. Kelley, whose trial
. for the murder of Mrs. Myrtle
Melius, his society matron sweet
heart was resumed today
declared late yesterday that he
would Insist upon telling all the
details of his five-year illicit love
affair with the woman when be
4 takes the witness stand, or else
lie will tell nothing.
Kelley's. counsel, S. S. Habn,
' took a 200-page story of the love
: affair and its tragic end from
Kelley this afternoon. He point-1
f ed out that Superior Judge Klet-j
cher Bowron, presiding over tbe !
trial, has ruled against admission j
or sensational ' nature" which re- est. machinery for canning of
fleets upon the character of the 1 (ru,ls nd the manufacture of
slain woman. Hahn intimated jJams
' that the story of the 29-year-old Affcrr Long Investigation
butcher boy, under this ruling. Early in July Mr. Stevens, ac
would meet considerable censure. : companied by W. T. Hickey, man
. i Hahn. explaining that Kelley in-Up.Pr of th American Kmrpu
' sisted on telling his story uncen-!
, r sorea, or not at an, preaiciea
s " . fitter legal battle over it.
"My life depends upon telling! go into the fruit, berry and veg
My" entire case," Kelley declared. t table canning business in the
'The jury must hear all of it, or
I will refuse to testify."
EOISE. Idaho, Sept. 11. (AP)
Invitations to potato growers of
10 states to confer in Pocatello
September 17 and 18 on plans to
assist in marketing this year's
i ( crop, were being distributed today.
the state department of agricul
I lure announced.
is i . " rtAil for th mwtinf w :ls sent
t s t r ... r . . .
I ? out by tne agricultural council or
i the central western states shippers
i advisory board with headquarters
I i in Denver, declaring that an ex-
3? ! treme marketing emergency faced
ll the potato industry, the Invitations
asxea tor suggestions on restric
tions of shipments, standardisa
tion' of packs, orderly distribution
and limiting acreage plantings.
John S. Welch, commissioner of
the department of agriculture, de
clared the meeting promised to
meet with much success when rep
' resentatlvee of the 10 biggest pto-
dueing state in the west and mid
went could discuss the problem.
There no just reason for a
surnlus of 10 ner cent. In the
f-l' erep causing. -a 5 per cent de-
frv crease te the price of potatoes,"
For Their School
, LONDON, Sept. . ll.--(AP)
r A Renter dlrpatcb from Sydney,
New South Wales, snys that
Premier "Brace in replying today
,fcto. deputation representing the
- whole' Cathdlfc laity of Australia
declined to agree to the princi
ple that secular education of
Roman Catholic schools should be
recognized by the granting of a
The Australian Catholics ask
' that, their 'contribution to the
cost of national education, be re
turned to Catholic schools In the
form of a subsidy Inasmuch as
Catholie children are educated in
. their own schools.' .
Lutherans from. a number of
; Willamette valley cities win be In
Salem today to attend the confer
ence which is to be held at the
'American Latheran church here,
.with meetings at 2 olock in the
. afternoon nod at - 8 o'clock at
; night. Speakers will Include the
Rev. L W.; Ericksen. local pastor;
the Rey.. Luther B. Deck, the Rev.
S. Belstel, William . E. Selxman
Ray W. Statotf and others. . Musif
at the evening meeting will be
m ius crating Dmug win - ire k
provided br members of the local
Latheran Ladies.' rnild. -
Latheran Ladies.' guild.
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John Coolidge as he arrived la New York In search of a job. He
HUM directly from the summer white house in northern Wisconsin
where he announced recently that be wowld seek a career in business.
He haa one now. . ' ?
Chicago Company Leases
Local Canning Factory
Through negotiations carried
on by tbe Salem chamber of com
merce and S. P. Stevens, vice
president of Reid. Mordock & Co..
of Chicago, this company, one of
the largest distributors and manu
facturers of canned goods in the
United States, has leased the
plant of the Pacific Fruit Canning
and Packing company in West
Salem for one year.
This company, selling its food
products under th e Monarch
brand in all parts of the world,
has taken an option to purchase
the plant within a year. Assur
ances were given that the com
pany would spend several thous
and dollars in installing the lat-
company jn Salem, called at the
a,rh.mfWir nf cntnmcrre anrl stated
the intentions of his company to
nor tli west, and also stating that
he was investigating all canning
districts from California to Can
ada Through George F. Vick. presi
dent of the chamber, of commerce.
Mr. Stevens was shown through
the plant in West SalemT and
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3eautiful walls! Soft in tone,
softly diffusing light with no
.distressing gtere! Such walls
harmonize t with furnishings and
No pores to ab- ;
sorb dirt! Esy :
of beautiful tones at this store:
to Hunt Job
price made on the plant.
On July Zs, alter returning tola
Chicago. Mr. Stevens wired the;
chamber of commerce several
conditions in regard to the pur
chase of the plant. After taking
up the matter with business men
in Salem and West Salem, a tele
gram was sent by the chamber
accepting the offer of Reid, Mur
dock and company. Later on the
Chicago firm requested an exten
sion of its option, and this was
obtained Jthrough the efforts of
Deal Ik Closed
A few days ago. when F. H.
Madden of Seattle, western man
ager for, Reid. Murdock and com
pany was sent here to investigate
the cannery, details and final
plans for lease an option were
handled largely by Mr. Vick.
There was a difference of $6.
500 in the price fixed for the
plant by the board of directors
of the canning company, which is
a mutual concern, and the offer
of Held. Murdock and company,
but Mr. Vick authorised C. E. Wil
son, manager of the chamber of
commerce to wire Reid, Murdock
and company an acceptance of
Mr. Vick had consulted a num
ber of public-spirited persons in
Salem who were willing to con
tribute to a fund to make up the
$6500 difference, and with the
the; place of re
the wide selection
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cooperation i of tJke chamber of
commerce,7 to ee taat the whole
amount was forthcoming, when
the company decided to lease.
Rave Lnrge. Plana
The present cannery plant is
one of three "lines." and the
equipment la new and op to da.te.
The baildings cover 160 -by 200
feet. Two lota In the rear, were
available for expansion, bat the
big concern contracting) to lease
and take over the property de
manded that . two acres more be
purchased, which was done.
In the plans are a large cold
storage plant, to be used in nu
merous ways. In tbe proposed can
ning operations, but particularly
in order to add .the making of
jellies and jams. -from onr various
bush and tree fruits, and from
. It is also proposed to can a line
of vegetables, which, with the
jam and jelly line, will, give the
proposed plant an all the year
Reid. Murdock and company
have already 10 canneries in tbe
east, besides being interested in
several kindred lines.
John Coolidge Is
Engaged to Wed,
NEW YORK. Sent. 11. fAP
Miss Florence Trnbull was back
from Europe yesterday SI. 50 rich.
er because John Coolidge did not
meet her at the pier. She won
bets from girl friends who toured
But the daughter of the' Gov.
em oi has an "understanding"
(-with the son of the president of
the United States. That is how
she described their relations. She
added that reports of an engage,
ment were "premature."
When Captain Harvey of the
Lapland on which she returned
yesterday asked her when the
wedding waa to be she confided
to him "not before Christmas."
Friends of the Trumbell family
have believed for some time that
n. . r . IJI 1 1
v nue nouse weuamg u id
prospect before the close of Mr.
Ceolidge's term next March 4.
Miss Trumbell was met by her
mother, who took her aL once to
their home in Plalnville, Conn.
Air Ambulance v
WOODBURN. Ore., Sept. 11
(Special.) Master Sergeant E. F.
Nendel of Kelley field, San Anton
io" Tex., and formerly of Wood
burn, arrived by motor Sunday
night with his family to visit his
brother. Arista Nendel, of this
city. Sergeant Nendel has been
transferred from Kelley field to
the Philippine Islands and is mak
ing this visit to Woodburn en
Sergeant Nendel has piloted
Kelley field's big ambulance plane
on forty-one emergency trips to
various parts of the southwest and
will continue in this service in the
In the party that motored from
Texas and will sail from San
Francisco September 28, are Mrs.
E. F. Nendel and their three chil
dren Leila, Guy and Jack.
Police Break Up
PITTSBURG. Sept. 11 (AP)
The persistent attempt of a
group of insurgent miners to hold
a national convention for the pri
mary object of forming a new
union received another setback
yesterday when deputy sheriffs
broke up the assemblage In sub
urban East Pittsburgh after police
decreed they could not meet in
On the heels of a hearing in
police court for the 110 men ar
rested yesterday in consequence of
three disturbances among dele
gates to the convention and those
representing the United Mine
workers of America, members of
the faction seeking to nnseat
President John L Lewis, were
whisked in machines to East
The news of the secret meeting
leaked out and deputy sheriffs
swooped down npon a hall and re-'
quested leaders to disband the
meeting. The meeting ended in
an' orderly manner.
Superintendent of Police Peter
P. Walsh said "I will not permit
these people to come to this city
and menace our people by rioting.
Italian Prunes Wanted
WIDE CHAIN OF
1 60 N. Liberty
every age are
on tip-toe await
inc the first au
thentic showing of ,
. Fashions for tbe new
season. Rumors of a dis
tinctly feminine trend
confirmed in frocks that
, swing smartly into the lime
liehL, brinsins with them trim
min of lace and
v - . - - -
girdles. Coats express their" indi
viduality in elaborate fur collars and -
cuffs and soft, smooth-finish fabrics
accessories are such an
the smart woman's costume that they must
- be selected with greater care than ever before
" shoes, hats, hosiery and handbags all take
their place in the fashion showing, ou'will
: fixul, too, that the I costume you select is one you
can afford. .
New Air Pullman
To Have Capacity
Of Eighteen Men
SEATTLE, Sept. 11. (AP)
Gigantic IS passenger txl-motor-ed
air pullmane, embodying the
last word in comfort and conven
ience for travellers, are to be
built soon by the Bo Being Air.
plane company's factory here.
President Phillip G. Johnson an
nounced today. The planes will
be used for commercial purposes
but Johnson declined to reveal
what contracts,' it any, had been
made for the new airplanes.
The way. for the huge planes
was reported to have been pared
by the success of the tri-motored.
12 passenger transports. con
structed for the Boeing Transcon
tinental Air service from Chicago
to San Francisco. Bisically.
Johnson stated, the 18 passenger
planes will be similar to the 12
passenger transports, except that
the new machines will not be de
signed for the handling of mail.
all spare being utilized Tor the
carrayiog of passengers.
A man is attempting to cross
the Atlantic in a rubber canoe. If
he makes it. well and good. If
not. it's just too bad, as we see it.
" where savings
coat and frock modes
shoes in the mode
handbags, gloves and
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important part of. v
When the School Bell Rings
Pencil Tablets, 300 pases
Large Fountain Pens
Note Books .
Autograph Albums .....15c
Loose Leaf Note Paper 5c 10c
Typewriter Tablet . ........20c
Scratch Pads, 2 for ..... . . 5c
Pencils, lc, 2 for 5c and :5c
School Supplies For Less"
10c to 49c
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