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2 - x v The New Oregon Statesman. Salem, Oregon, Tuesday Morning, December 25, 1928 .
; Crowds Flock to Woodburn
: for Unique Event Arranged
V "WOODBURN. Ore., Dec. 2.
(Special) Turkeys flew In all
directions here Saturday while a
crowd of about 3000 thronged the
treets In an effort to catch their
Christmas dinner. . A half dozen
chicken were also released.
The turkeys were thrown alter
nately. from several buildings on
Front street. John P. Hunt was
In charge of the releasing of tb
birds, while 30 judges handled
An M. G. M. hews reel camera
man took "shots" of the crowd
shortly after the noon hour.
Several times daring the day
. birds were released for boys under
15 years of age, girls and people
sfrom out-of-town. Most of them
were free-for-all, however.
Turkeys were caught by the fol
lowing: Melvin Blanton." Brooks;
Iror Neiland, Canby; Henry Foul-ay.
Portland; Frank NIcholis.
Kewberg; Leonard Wolfer, Au
rora; Donald Bninmdge, Brooks;
Fred Faulkner. Vancouver. Wash.:
George Kuschnlck. Gervals; Jay
Norton. Frank Campeau, Dan
Forents. Gail Wengenroth. Har
old Schooler, Harold Prelthus.
Carl Gustafson, Richard Wan
gren, Marie Cboqnette, Weldon
.Norton, Kenith Dickinson. Ralph
Palmer, Lucien Hansen. Clarence
Allen, Neal Butterfield. J. E. Ho-
Start at 2 p.m.
Hcighta of Hap
pine Sinking; to the
Depths of Terror
SEE and HEAR
' New PhotophoM
Marvelous Music Score and
THE FOY FAMILY
REDMON A WELI-S
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bough. Peter Larsen, Donald
Courtney, Chester Lavler, Bar
bara Espy, Ida Webber, Jack
Baldwin, all of Woodburn and
vicinity. - . ;
Chicken were-caught by Rob
ert Wilson, Oregon City; W. Har
ding, Milwaukee; Clarence Con.
nel, Aurora; Tiller Bars tad. Oli
ver Blaschko and Malcolm Owens,
Big Hit To Br
"Toby's Triumph" presented by
the Singer Musical Stock company
at the Oregon theatre Sunday and
Monday proved 6uch a hit with
the patrons that the" manage
ment decided to hold it over to
day, it Is by far the best comedy
presented by this popular com
pany in many a moon and had the
audience roaring in their seats
from the opening of the first act
to the closing curtain. Many new
specialties were introduced and
the big boy with the deep . voice
certainly puts his numbers over.
Mr. Lee has just Joined the com
pany after a tour of the eastern
circuits in a vaudeville act. Miss
Dodge, another new member of
the company has a very pleasing
voice and made Quite a hit.
The feature picture running in
conjuctfon with "Toby's Triumph"
is "Beau Broadway" co-starring
Lew Cody and Aileen Prlngle. It
is a sparkling vehicle of prize
fight back ground 'and super-
Spend Christmas Here J. O.
Edlngtoa of La Grande. D. L
Teter of Valsetz. and Joe Smith
and family of Spokane registered
at the New Hotel. Salem Monday.
Funeral services for the late
Herman L. Goodwin of route 1,
box 201, Salem, 'will be held at
the Terwllliger funeral home
Wednesday at 1:30 p. m., Rev.
R. Jacobs officiating. Mr. Good
win is survived by a son ..Ronald
of Portland and a daughter Mabel
Weaver .of Clatskanie. Interment
will be in the . O. O. F. cemetery.
At a local hospital, December
24. Burl Cramer died at the age
of 27 years. He Is survived by his
parents, Mr, and Mrs. E. C. Cram
er of route' 4. Silverton. Remains
are in care of the Terwllliger fun
eral home. Announcement of fun.
eral will be made later.
George W. Davis, 75, died at a
local hospital Friday morning, fol
lowing an accident Thursday
niht. Survived by four children.
Raymond E. of Portland, Artie
Dale Davis of Denver, Glenn Dav
is of Denver, Glenn Davis of Den
ver and Mrs. Myrtle Arneson in
Texas. Funeral services will be
held at the Rlgdon chapel Decem
ber 27 at S o'clock.
New Year's Frolic
Get Tickets N
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Here Two Days
The great Maurice, death taunt
ing performer . of the movies,
whose stunts, done in doubling
for famous stars have been seen
by every movie fan, will appear
in person at the Oregon theatre
Friday and Saturday, December
28 and 29, the management an
Nearly every movie fan has
seen the death defying stunts pre
sumably dotie by Harold Lloyd la
"Safety Last," Douglas Fairbanks
in "The Sea Hawk." and .Torn
Mix In "The Lure of the Circus."
In all of these thrillers Maurice
was the fellow who turned the
tricks that caused credulous spec
tators to fear for the lives of their
Free Show For
Children- is at
Christmas win mean just a lit
tle extra to the children of Salem
because of the Christmas spirit
exemplified by Frank Bligh, who
will throw open the doors of the
Capitol theatre at 10 o'clock this
morning to give the youngsters a
free show, featuring attractions
appropriate to the day.
Mr. Bligh will also stage his
19 th annual Christmas show for
the Inmates of the Oregon state
penitentiary, at 9:30 a. m. The
pictures to be shown there will
be "The Submarine." and a Chan-
lln comedy, and some miscellane
Made at School
Workmen at the senior high
school building Monday began
the work of. making a doorway
from the downstairs hall to the
new janitor's office at the west
end of the building. O. W. Smal
ler, head janitor said that he was
well pleased with the gew arrange
ment, xne new ofilce and store
room are much closer to the
street than the old one, and the
work of transferring supplies to
the storeroom will be much eas
ier with the new storeroom.
May the glad hours of
be but a sample of the 1
Cheer and Happiness
that fill every day of the
coming year is our
Kafottry Bros. I
III I i yoTuurp giTiinf HMtmorrjaxD
AH Our Friends
and Patrons a
Very Merry Christmas
LILT OF EQUATOR
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equator from Rio de Janeiro about
100 miles off the Brazilian coast.
The Utah averaged about 18 knots
over a smooth, sea In today's voy-
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But a strong breeze prevailed
which alleviated the trppical heat
and Mr. and Mrs. Hoover and oth
er members of their party were
able to rest comfortably on the
quarterdeck. Ail awning was
streched- over the deck which shel
tered them from the sun. . " .
Mrs. Hoover devoted part of the
day to sorting and. arranging. the
mass of flowers sent aboard to her
at Rio by officials of the Brazilian
government and a number of
American residents of the Brazil
ian capital. She also .made ' final
preparations for the Christmas
day celebration which will Include
a dinner to the Hoover party and
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their own homes.
"Sn minT irifts of Iruit. nuts.
apples, etc., were brought to the
hall, that It was lmpossioie to gei
all the names and thank them
each one personally or through
the Statesman day Dy aay, wu
iioma slf "an we would like at
this time to thank everyone who
has had anything to ao wiin wis
year's effort; first. Earl Brown
Ipa Alt d Sheldon Sackett of the
Statesman, who were so generous
with their front page space, ana
)). that T?rtrv and Lions clubs
who contrihjujteA so splendidly, all
the folks wd' mailed in their
checks, those who dropped money
n ty,a vattioH and also the large
number of firms and Individuals
who contributed supplies tor me
ta nm it all bd." the captain
ooira it hna ail been very won-
.rfi'il mv nonnlfl are all 'tired but
'appy,' and we want the public to
know that the Army does deeply
appreciate the confidence which
the contributing puduc n
pressed towards our organiza
GOOD WILL FUND IS
OVER S1S0O QUOTA
But Four Women
The jury list for the January
term of circuit court has been se
lected as follows:
Val Gerig, Macleay; Katie B.
Marsters, Salem No. 2; Paul C.
Hansen, Salem No. 1 : John C.
Matthes. Brooks; Charles R.
Gregg. Rosedale: John I. Capling-
er. East Salem; John D. Foley.
Salem No, 9; Amanda Anderson.
Salem No. 4; W. I. Bentley. East
Hubbard; Jas. O. Hanlon. East
Woodburn; M. L. Jones. Brooks;
Alphense Buyserle, StT Paul;!
Stephen Bauman, McKee; Mary
Boutin. St. PatH: Daisy D. BaUey,
Chemawa; Alonzo J. Busjck, Sa
lem No. 13; John Rhody, Elk-
rhorn; Leon" W. Gleason. Salem No.
4: Frank Kloft. East Mt. Angel;
James W. Gibson,-McKee; Eugene
Eckerleu. Jr.. Fairgrounds; By
ron J. Grimm. Aurora: Sam E.
Parker, Fairfield; Jerry. McCar
thy, St. Paul; M. A. Oeder, Mill
City; O. B. Darling. Chemawa;
Ralph E. Mollett, Sublimity; Klr
by S. Rpss, Salem No. 13; Effie
R. Ratcllff Salem Heights; David
R. Ratcliff. Salem Heights;. David
Humphreys, East Stayton".
SILVERTON, Ore., Dec. 24.
(Special) The Silverton fire de
partment answered two calls Sun-
Hon. Etc, Dec. Sis.
May the Christmas Holi
days bring joy and peace
"to you and your dear ones,
this year and always.
Flo and Ollie Walters
, WOODSMILLER JIMMY FAWCETT
, JOSEPHINE REYNOLDS
WIGU y DBAUTHED
dav evening Both fire were on
the west side, one being in tnt
R. B. Duncan home and the other
at the Austin Eastman home. The
fire .at the Duncan home was a
chimney if erbudtid
chimney fire but did little or no
The Eastman fire also started
from the chimney but did consid
erable 'damage before the fire de
partment got it put out.
"There will be absolutely no
mall Ferric on Christmas day ex
cept special delivery service." as
sistant postmaster Gibbard an
-iminced Monday. All mail re
ceived . by the Salem postoffic
Monday morning was deliverec
Monday, .and the only mail de
layed will-be what was received
late Monday and what arrives to
Tues. - Wedf. - Tburs.
U? The Mightiest Air P.
Lj Spectacle of the Age tAI
2 to 11 P. M.Jjfc
before fcaa. KIsiiMr
SERVIGE FOR TODAY
preseated Men a gergeeos stage
w mini I llllt Xtt lllfta with atoval.
Beaatlfal gtrla In aelnUUt-
All the parcel post delivery
trueks were at work Sunday,
first time that the Salem office
has worked on Sunday In many
years, according te Mr. Gibbard.
Twenty extra, carriers were on
duty Monday to clean up the large
volume of Christmas man. roiw
workers declared that lack, oi
working room was a considerable
Mnrfrancft to their work, and that
more room would have enabled
THIS means more than a per
functory greeting; it is our sin-
ffi cere expression
during the year
"In the grocery business for 28 years in Salem"
, IR ffl
To Our Friends and Patrons we extend every
good wish for a Joyous Christmas and prosper
ous New Year.
HELD OVER TODAY
Prize . f lg-htexs. gorgeous
beauties, a thousand and
one fascinating figures go
by in a picture that enter
tains to the very end.
sisi mtme a w i a
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:: ta year favorite
kind part! -With
laarhter im- '
tbenv to render more efficient ser
vice. . i ,
- The peak load of parcels was
sent out on Thursday, and the
nuk load of letters on Friday.
The rolume of incoming mail, both
parcels and letters, was greatest
on Sunday, especially in the eve
ning. Although exact figures were
not available, Mr. Gibbard re-
pprfgdJ I hut the macnine count
rtf -Tflrf-istmas man was sngiuiy
higher this year than last year.
of good will to
- S N
al Stock Co.
One of the most laugh
able comedies of the
EDWARD H. LKK
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