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The New Oregon Statesman, Salem, Oregon, Saturday Morning, January 19, 1929
Cooperation Between City
and Farmers Keynote at
WOODBTJRN, Ore.. Jan. 18.
(Special)- The first--meeting of
the Wood barn chamber of com
: . mere In 1929 under Ha new for
: mer president, H. F. Bntterfleld,
ta Forresters hall Wednesday
; night proved to be the biggest
and most successful meeting since
' Its organization.
. Nearly 125 men were present;
aeveral of them being prominent
out-of-town visitors. v'
Throughout the . meeting the
Importance and advantages of cor
operation between farmers an
business men was discussed.
Nearly half of the assemblage was
ma.de up of farmers, guests of the
Chamber of commerce.
T. A. Raffety. chief of the state
traffic department, was the prln
He complimented the organiza
tion on its efforts to cooperate
. with the farmer and gave a his
tory of the Oregon state traffic
force and some of the problems
that hare confronted it. He told
of. the growth of the department
from three men in 1920 to a force
containing a chief, two captains
t three lieutenants, and 32 patrol
men covering: 54.000 miles of
public highway in Oregon at the
present time. He also mentioned
t he-work of the force in prevent
ing serious auto accidents and
gave statistics on the number of
accidents in the state during the
Chief Raffety was given an hon
orary membership In the chara-
beiL.and was asked to attend the
reaflar meetings or if unable to
ddldo. to send a substitute from
.Patrolman Ray Van de Walker,
at . present patrolling the Salem
, Aurora district, spoke on the new
!v formed night patrol, instituted
a short time ago. In the 54 days
of natrol. he stated, "the force has
entered 7.560 miles of state high
war; He also told of the first
aid instruction given the men and
of Its value in cases of emergency.
Senator Jay Upton of Bend.
guet of John P. Hunt, talked
further on the cooperation be
tween farmers and business men,
and gave a short sketch on the
i ntentions of the present session
of the legislature, predicting that
it would be somewhat conserv
- atlve in its actions.
Ralph Watson, of the Oregon
Journal, also a guest of Mr.
Hnnt. and Superintendent L. M.
Gilbert of the state training
school, guest of H. F. Butterfleld.
gve short talks upon the prln.
cipal topic of the meeting.
President Butterfleld gave a re
potr on the various industries of
Woodburn and presented surpris
ing -facts regarding the payroll
aggregate of this district.
v - Industries Important
He named the several indus
tries, revealing that Tor berry
picking alone over $80,000 was
'paid out annually by fruit growers-.
He alap called attention to
the Ray-Brown cannery and Its
targe payroll and value to the
community. The cannery last
year doubled Its output over the
previous year and at present is
one of the largest and most ef
ficient in .the state.
-Frank Proctor, secretary, read
a communication from Dr. P. O.
Riley of Hubbard, president of
the Marion County community
federation, announcing the meet-
, , -
4 ,r" V
Coeiir D'Alene, Idaho Insti
tution Also Forced Out
By ROE FULKERSON
A GIRL WHO
by Cutrsl PrM8rAstoeUBoVTae'
To Crowds. Continuous Show
2 Till 11
See and Hear
(Tbe Femme At Jolson)
In her singing
'." Talking Yitaphone
4 raAPHOXE ACTS
SPOKANE. Jan. 18. (AP)
Defalcations of its former trustee
officer, together with the bank
ruptcy of Fred Herrfcck. prominent
northwestern lumberman, officers
sa id. caused the closing today of
the Exchange National Bank
Spokane, : and "ware; the indirect
cause of the closing of the First
Exchange National bank of Coeur
D'Alene. Idaho. !
Publicity given the grand jury
"ndlctment jot James Harris, trust
if fleer of the Spokane bank
charged with embezsllng $42.0?
and the business failure of Her
rick, said a formal i statement of
the board of directors. - caused
such heavy withdrawals that the
board closed the institution' so
ing of the organiaaUon at Mound f 11 creditors would receive equal
atrsj Ciznie, nrencntina;
musical comedy nfc.lt In vandeville
at the Elslnore theatre Saaurday
Angel on Wednesday, January 30
Announcement was also made of
an essay contest on "Community
Sattft'v. The contest is open to
anyone attending school In Ma
rion cbunty, and closes January
25. Essays are to be sent to Or
Henry E. Morris, First National
Bank building. Salem. Oregon.
The secretary also 4 announced
receipt of communications from
Senator Brown, and Representa
tives Settlemeier and Oouley,
promising to oppose the repeal of
the two-mill elementary school
tax, as was the wish of the cham
Reports by Gerald B. Smith on
the community Christmas tree
committee. Keith Powell on" the
Turkey day committee, and Ivan
C. Beers . on the Saturday after
noon free movies were received
The first two committees were
In order to further cooperation
between the city and Superintend
ent ulloert af tbe state school, a
committee of four. John Ramage,
W. F. Norman,- Carl Hanson and
H. M. Austin, was appointed to
keep in touch with the school.
At present Ray O. Wolf and El-
burn T. Alms are coaching the
school's basketball team.
Discuss Road Plan
W. H. Alleman told of his ef
forts to make the road between
Hubbard and Woodburn a county
market road, and with John P
Hunt was appointed ona. commit
tee to keep in touch with the
progress being made toward that
Roy J. Glott talked briefly on
the importance of a large attend
ance and suggested that the nu
merous bridge clubs in town be
requested to set their meeting
dates so as not to conflict with
the meetings of the chamber of
commerce on the third Wednes
day of each month.
HIS HEW FEATURE
The new policy of presenting
vaudeville and feature screen pro
ductions each Saturday becomes
effective today at the Elslnore.
The vaudeville being presented
is headed by Mile. X.a Cigale &
Co. in a musical comedy skit ti
tled "The Flower Song." Others
who appear include eKnnedy and
Martin, blackface comedians; La
Pine and Emery, offering laughs
and songs; Powell and Rhinehart,
with a distinctive Parisian novel
ty and the De Long Family, nov
elty contortionists and acrobats.
The Western Association rau
devllle will present fire acts of
! merit each week. This Is . the
j first time that this type of vaude
I Title has been available to thea
ters In this region.
1 With the vaudeville, which es
' tablishes the new policy at the
Elslnore today, a special screen
attraction has been booked titled
"Forbidden Love", starring Lily
Damlta, recognized as one of the
moat beautiful screen stars of Eu
rope. "Forbidden Love" la based
upon Noel'a Coward's famous play
and Is a dramatic story of lovtt
produced on a big scale crowded
Inn addition, the usual comedy
and latest current news events
will be shown. MacDonald will
be at the organ. Special bargain
matinee - will prevail, for adults
and children alike.
Spokane bank had deposits of ap
proximately $7,500,900 at the last
call, with capitalization of 11,-
000.000. - '!
Indecement Has Effect
The Indictment last fall of E. E
Flood, vice-president of the insti
tution, charged with Harris' with
conspiracy to embezzle, was said
also to have been a contributing
cause for the closing. The Flood
deflacation bank officers said, was
technical and probably would be
cleared up." 1
The affairs of both institutions
will be turned over to the comp
troller of the currency and It was
believed In financial circles that
an assessment of 100 'per cent
would be levied against the stock
Depositors Gather Fast
, T h e simple announcement
rpaqk dd . by order of thi
board of directors,' signed by
W. - P, Baldridre. National bank
xaminerr in charge, was posted
on the door at 8:30 this morning.
Shortly-after 9 o'clock when the
bank usually opens lis doors news
of the closing had reached deposi
tors, and a large crowd, composed
largely of depositors seeking U
withdraw their money had gath
ered. The areaway around the
bank was congested for the great
er part of the day.
In Couer-D'Alene, a similar
scene was enacted. Patrons of
the First Exchange bank wero
greeted with the announcement
from-its officers that "The board
of directors of the First Exchange
National bank of Couer d'Alen
today decided to close the insti
tution. This action was made nec
essary on account of the failure
of the Exchange National bank of
bpokane to open for business thh
morning." The statement was
signed by Harry P. Wolfe, vice-
presiaent. E. E. Flood was presl
dent of this Institution.
Stealing Car at -
Sentence on Lad
PORTLAND. Ore.. Jan. 11.
AP) Earl Larson. 15 veara old
will have to serve two veara In
the .state reformatory. Federal
Judge McNary ruled today.
in September. 127. the vonth
pleaded guilty to riflinr mail
boxes at Seaside, Ore., but he was
given a chance when the court
placed him on probation.
Today the youth reanoeared be
fore the Judge on a charsra of
stealing an automobile at Hills-
ooro, ore., and driving it to Cali
fornia. The sentence followed.
Bill to Permit
WASHINGTON. Jan. 18.
(AP) A bill to authorize the
United States to be made-a part
HEAD THIS FIRST:
Dettu Broten. accompanied
George Harris, a aeriotu-mindrd boy
o Uvea next door, attend dance
of her high school alumni. Watching
the numerous petting partite in the
dark corner of the veranda of the
clubhouse, Betty wonder itchy ooy
seem to have no desire to kiss her. On
her return home she questions her
mother, who gives evasive replies. Bet
tit concludes it is physical rather than
mental charm which attracts men.
(.SOW CO OX WITH THE STORY)
1 M. a niwi.ui ttt
LIlAr i. CXV 111
HEN Betty left the
room after tryhig to get her
mother to explain why she
was unattractive to men, she went
to her own room.
Her mother had tried to tellJ
ber nothing she wanted to know.
but this much,1 at least, she had
learned: She knew the reasons
were physical. Either she was not
pretty, she was not graceful, or
she lacket what she had heard
the girls In high school call "It,
whatever "It" was.
She' thought of Lola Hall, the
most popular girl In her high
school class, the little, sleek-head
ed girl whose every dance had
been cut In on the night before.
Whatever "It" was, Lois had it
plus. Betty determined to cultl
rate Lois and see if she could
She decided to bathe, dress and
call Lois on the telephone to ask
her to lunch. Like the lilies of the
field, Lois toiled not, neither did
ihe spin, but spent most of her
mornings sleeping as a result of
her numerous dates which kept
:ier up late.
Betty took a shower and a hard
rub-down. Swimming lessons had
taught her the value of a daily
ihower; it had become a part of
When she returned to her room
md tossed aside her bathrobe she
rlanced at a statuette on her
lresser; the nude figure of a" girl
supporting a bowl, which she used
for class pins and other small ar
ticles of jewelry.
She 6miled as she remembered
her mother had objected when she
brought it home and spoke of it
is "naked." The statuette was
gracefully rounded. Betty decided
girl with a boy like that would
lie attractive in any aina 01
She turned to the triplicate mir-
or or her dresser and began a
joint by point comparison of the
tatuette with her own body.
She laughed ruefully when she
ooked at her copper-colored hair.
It was indeed pretty. It had a nat
ural wave which required no per
manent such as most of the girls
leaded. She had not yielded to the
ashlon and had it bobbed, so it
tumbled, an auburn mass not
thoroughly dry, down her back,
faming her face with ringlets.
There was nothing of prettiness
her face. Patrician possibly,
homely, her nose
mouth full lipped
in size, showing
teeth when she
and her knees were too big. Look
Ing down she realized that her
natural attitude was with toes
turned in. She experimented,
turning them, out: her position
seemed more graceful.
She walked across the room,
watching her feet and legs in tbe
mirror. She could correct her foot
position, but the knobby knees
seemed there to stay. They seem
ed hopeless; with the short skirts
eirls wore it was lmDOssible to
She experimented with the
mile and decided to use it more.
She was more attractive when she
miled than when serious. She
smiled several times to try the
Her neck was good, slender.
loping into her chest gracefully.
The bones in her chest showed ob-
ectlonabiy. By throwing her
houlders back these disappeared.
however. Here were two things
she could do to taake Iherself
more attractive; throw her shoul
ders back and smile.
She tould see no fault with her
bust. Her stomach was fiat and
her waist slim. Her hips were not
too big and her legs there was
her trouble I They, were too thin
s Recalling Lois silk-clad knees
at the party, she kicked off one of
her shoes, pulled a fawn-colored
stocking up over one leg and look
ed In the mirror. The sheer silk
covered a multitude of knee evils.
She pulled the. stocking to Its
greatest length and put on the cir
cular garter she wore.
The effect was not so good. She
decided to wear a girdle which
would pull the stocking higher
and bring it more smoothly over
her knee. The next stockings
should be extra length, too.
She laughed shamefacedly at
her reflection. Stock-taking of
physical charms seemed immodest,1
but the thought did not alter her
decision. . .
As she dressed she made the lit
"snouiaers oactc, mouth in a
loes turned out, to give me
She recited the rhyme a time
or two to fix it in her mind, and
then hummed it to a merry little
tune as she dressed her hair be
fore the mirror. Sire experimented.
combing it down sleek and tight
to her head as Lois did. She de
cided her face was not pretty
enough, and let it fluff again.
She changed her mind about
having Lois to lunch today, plan
ning, instead to go down town
and buy a girdle and some long
stockings. She felt Bhe had made
progress In her self-analysis and
might do more studying the wom
en she saw In the streets and
She pulled a tight little hat
down over her hair, fluffing a bit
of it under the edee. and came
down stairs humming her. little
tune wordlessly, but smiling,
throwing back her shoulders and
turning out her toes.
"Well, of all things!" exclaim
ed her mother. "Girls are crazy!
Here I have been sitting worrying
after your outbursts and you come
down dressed for the street, grin
ning and singing. Girls are cer
tainly a problem!"
Especially to- themselves!"
laughed Betty. "I am going down
defendant in any suit which may
be instituted by the state of Ore
gon to determine title to lands in
the beds of two Oregon lakes to
day was introduced by Represen
tative Hawley, republican, Ora-gon.
The measure would provide for
the federal government to be a
defendant in proceedings involv
ing beds of Malheur and Harney
lakes in Harney county, Oregon,
and land riparian thereto, and
waters of tributaries to all lakes.
And on the Screen
'Three Week Ends'
town to buy soma atockings. .
"Stockings!" "cried her mother.
"Any one would think, you were a
centipede!" " - ' M
fvtnwaA - la nrhad Betty, "we
lira In a leg-coneciouj world. Men
who used to look you la tha f w
now walk with downcast eyes as
though suffering from,- ingrown
humility. They look at a woman t
feet and follow her ankles to the
hem of her dress. If she la well
shod and has pretty ankles they
will look at her face, but other
"A moment ago you asked for
advice about men. Now you are
giving it! What are girls coming
to, these days!"
"This one Is coming to ner sen-
- a ma 9 Tt A mm O
ir nnvi lauznea xchj, mo
she kissed her mother's cheek and
The Browns had no automobile.
o thev used tho street car. This
morning Betty felt a strange eia-
tion and walked the 15 diocks
Hnwn town, stenoinr in time to
her tuneful rhyme, shoulders back
toes out, smiling steadily.
She met an elderly gentleman
out airing bis dog. As he caught
her eye he smiled good humored
ly. She glanced back to see him
looking after her.
"Was it the smile, the thrown-
back shoulders or Uie unplgeoned
toes?" Betty laughed aloud at the
Questions. He was old. but she fell
elated at having attracted his no
She found the girdle she want
ed and bought three different
shades of 32 inch stockings. With
the small package In her hand she
went window shopping, watching
the women she , met and the ac
tions of the passing men. Several
times she saw over-painted and
over-dressed women pass men who
looked - back, but with a disdain
ful smile. Once Bhe heard a man
whistle softly at a particularly
Other well-dressed women
caused men to look at them in
frank admiration. These were
fashionably dressed and well
shod; most of them walked with
a graceful glide which compared
only with the movements of some
animal of the cat tribe, a puma, a
tiger, or a 4eopard.
Here was spmething she could
not imitate, a combination o f
grace and figure, a co-ordination
of mind and body. The little stat
uette on her dresser came into
Once she looked back' after
passing a group of men in front
of an office building. None of them
were looking at her.
(TO BE CONTINUED)
10 A. M. to 2 P. M.
BRINGS THIS NEW I!
a mm t a w. T mrar 1 1
A 7 DAY RUN
SEE AND HEAR
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, , LOOK!
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ON THE STAGE
THE COUNTER JUMPERS"
J ON THEr
The Single Man1
COMEDY" NEWS -
V " ' A";
KEN NEDY A MARTIN
those black face boys
"Ijmoranre Is Bliss"
LA PINE EMERY
44 A lot of laughs
MIxLE. LA CIGALE
"Tho Flower Song"
A musical comedy skit
DE LONG FAMILY
.On the Screen.
Lovely beyond compari
son. . . This beautiful Idol
of stage and screen. . .
in a thrilling . . . amat
lng . . . massive produc
tion. See this show. . .
Biggest amusement value
. n . anywhere I . .
Adults 25 - Children 10c
Baddy Rogers gomes
Tomorrow la "Varsity"
Many Persons Have Committed the Un
pardonable Sin; It is So Easily Done;
Everyone Should Be Informed; The Re
sults Are So Dire.
SUNDAY 7:45 P.M.
"Sin Against the
In What Does It
Sooner or later one becomes troubled
about the unpardonable sin. The lecture
makes the subject clear.
A REM) IR. Y
John E. Ford, Soloist
Remember. TUESDAY NIGHT, Jan. 22
; "BLUE LAWS"
ARE TIIEY SKY BLUE OR BRIMSTONE BLUE?"
, Prof. Everson" will show that the'leading states
men of America hare all been opposed to Sunday laws.
He will prove that all Sunday laws are unconstitutional'
and un-American. I ... V