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The OREGON STATESMAN, Salem. '6regon, Wednesday Morning, July 17. 1929
TO FARM B Q D Y
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Improved Organization Cited
by Board as Means of
By FRANCIS M. ;STPHEXSON I
Associated Press Staff Writer
WASHINGTON. 'July 16 (AP)
f It. Its first announcement ot
policy, the feQeral farm board de
clared today the approach to bet
ter prices for the farmer lie
through improved-organization of
marketing facilities, j
To that end. the board an.
nounced It will work j "with and
"through established farm groups
of fanners who ae organized or
who may be organized ion a basis
of specific comnipdities." It is
looking ahead to. a "permanent
structure" and said it vras "prob
ably tie board wiii wjove delib
erately in its act ton. i
Baton Rouse Meet f
To Bo Attended !
As a step In its scheme to or
ganite agriculture on a national
scale and to work thrqugh exist
ing agencies, the board decided
today to attefid the raeeting of
the American Institute cif coopera
tion to be held at Baton Rouge,
La., beginning July 20. j
A statement outlining? the views
.of. the board was issued by
Chairman Leggefat the end of
another day of morning and af
ternoon sessions behind closed
doors. Earlier the board had ra
tified the selection by President
Hoover, of James? C Stone, Lex
ington, Kyi. the tobaco repre
sentative on the I board, as the
rice ehairmam '
Expenditure of t
Funds Is Mystery
Meanwhile no lint came from
the board rooms of what it in
tends to do with tie 1150,000.000
of its $500.000.uj0 loan fund
placed at Its dispoteal by congress.
Commenting on tie startling im
provement in current wheat pric
es. Chairman Ljegge !said he
thought they werf justified.
As for Immediate emergencies,
llf. Legge said hej was gettinr in
touch with rail officials to confer
n the situation aft the gulf ports
where a large afiount of last
year's surplus wl eat erop was
' In connection with the wheat
situation, it became' known today
that Mr. Hoover is finding, con
siderable difficult: in deciding on
a member of the board to repre
sent the wheat commodity because
of the difference bf views in the
industry. There seems to be a
sharp controversy between t be
wheat "pool" farmers - and those
who operate through cooperative
agencies and the elevators. It
may be two or th -ee weeks, con
sequently, before 1 he man is nam
ed. BROOKS LUIS
BROOKS, July 16 The Ep
worth League of the Brooks Meth
odist church held its first out
door meeting of the summer in the
parsonage yard. ; Regular devo
tional exercises were held, under
the leadership of ; Rev. D. George
Cole, pastor of tie Brooks M. E.
church. A weiner roast was the
feature of the social jhour after
the meeting. I ' '
During the summer months the
Epworth league frill hold outdoor
meetings on Thursday evenings,
on the parsonagi lawn, and a
cordial welcome jawaitB everyone.
Those attending were: Miss Em
' mallne Sears, Mss Gladys Otto.
Miss Marie Dunlavy. Miss Mildred
Gardner, Misa Margaret Bartrutf.
Mias Verda Schaffer. Miss Mae
Wilson, Mlas Beulah Otto,' Miss
Mary Wilson. MUs Jenevere Snyd
er, Miss LaVonel Harris. Miss
Katherine Miller. Miss Janice
Shreve, Miss Beatrice Wilson
Ifiss Mary Elizabeth Shreve, Miss
Lean RIggi, Mr. land Mrs. Sylves
ter Harris. Mrs. Cris Otto, Mrs.
John Dunlavy. Mrs. Willard Ramp,
Mrs. James Riggj, Mr. D. Martin,
Mr. and Mrs. A.j E. Harris, Mrs.
A. H. Sears, Rev D. George Cole,
Carrol Poole, Glen Savage, John
Dnalavy Jr., EarURamp, Theodore
Lewery, Gilfordt Wright, Earl
Miller. Leo Ramp, Frank RIggi,
Duane Sears, Albert. Harris, Lewis
Davis. Waldo Lowery. Carmel Wll
on. William Wright. Clarence
Wilson, Lloys Miller, Gene Miller,
Blllie Jenkins, Orvllle Otto, Mil
NORTH HOWELL, July
The strawberry harvest is over,
the camps are deserted, the tents
all -down and the tourists have
gone to cherry orchards and logan
berry yards for more employ
Farmers are just as busy, how
ever, with the haying and the
premise of an early grain harvest
as they have been for the past
At the recent :. school meeting
Mrs. R. C. Jefferson was elected
clef k and J. 8. ; Coomler was re
elected , as a i member of the
-. The Fletcher family are spend-
Ins; this week at tbe coast. Miss
Nadlne Stone of The , Dalles, who
84 been visiting here, accompan
ied i them.
.Mrs. Warren Gray and son Ken-
neta of Marion called at the Wies
ner home on their way to Port
land last Saturday, evening. Miss
Bertha Wiesner: drove with them
to Portland for a week's visit with
relatives. Mr. V and - Mrs. B. G.
Wiesner were also Portland visit
ers over last week-end,
At the regular Grange meeting
held - last Friday evening in. tbe
ilTI! HOWELL IS
1 Almost Turned the Trick f
fr fi.rj :;-v "
v , S.J '
According to the police,' Paul "D. Schooler, hands before face, con
fessed ft Annapolis, MdM to substituting for Henry Sherwin Kupp,
left, of Liong Beach, Cal., in examinations for I. 8. Naval Academ)'.
Kupp had passed the mental tests, bat was found to be color blind
and unable to pass tho physical.. He was allowed to be re-examined
and at this time is said to have hired Schooler to take the exam for
him.. The shift was detected when Schooler could not answer some
intimate family questions and their arraignment on clirages of at
tempt to defraud the government followed.
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Grange hart plans were made far
the Grange fair to be held some
time in the autumn.
A reception committee for all
Grange meetings was appointed
by the master and Includes Mattie
i Vinton, Helen Wiesner and Victor
Tfhe Grange flax on the- Aspin
wall farm is nearly ready to pull
an das soon as it is ready the
members will be notified.
A picnic lunch and work day
will be combined and the flax will
be pulled by hand and then deliv
ered to the plant at Salem where
this crop has been-contracted.
This is the second time our
Grange has sponsored a flax proj
ect and it 'is hoped that results
will be as satisfactory as before.
Among those from North How
ell who attended -the joint instal
ation of officers of the I. O. jO. F.
and Rebekah lodges held in Ger
vais last Saturday evening we find
the families of S. C. Rickard, K. D.
Coomler, Ellis Stevens, L. Ruther
ford, A. B. Wiesner and Florence
Mr. and Mrs. Lester Southard
have been spending several weeks
at the Reznecsik home helping
with the berry harvest.
ZENA, July 16. Mr. and Mrs.
E. C Crawford of Salem were Sun
day callers at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. W. N. Crawford of Zena.
They were on their way home
after having spent the day with
Mrs. Crawford's brother and sister-in-law,
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence
Marsh of McMinnvllle. Mr. and
Mrs. Marsh are well known in this
vicinity and Sal4m. Mrs. Marsh
is quite seriously ill at her home
Mrs. Anna Barnes of Bloom
field, Iowa, and two daughters,
Ruth and Elaine, are guests this
week at the home of Mrs. Barnes'
uncle and his wife, Mr. and Mrs.
W. C. Barnes of Zena.
K w n J If TIT- 1 4 ft T k
... u .. x . xiuiii
of Zena were called to Unionvaie
Tuesday morning by the death of
her niece, Miss Mildred Stouten
berg who was killed in an auto
mobile accident Monday night.
Miss Mildred was the third daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Stouten
berg. Mrs. R6y Stoutenberg is a
sister of Mrs. Hunt.
Attorney and Mrs. Guy O. Smith
of Salem and three boys, Law
rence, Robert and Jimmy, were
Sunday visitors at the home ot
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. HIggins, iinele
and aunt of Gay O. Smith.
When you leave on your vaca
tion, remember the- Statesman
Travel Accident Insurance policy
protects you during all kinds ef
travel. Be sure to take one before
HAZEL GREEN PARK .
Saturday, July 20 .
Air masons, families affiliates and their Invited guests are par
ticipating. Salem Lodge No. 4, Pacific Lodge No. 50 and El
Karas Grotto hosts. .- ' , L
Arrangements bare been
the park- for
bring your own
to 7 P. M
Dance in the evening; Mills' "orchestra. Admis-
sion, coffee, ice
cream and dance free. j
Come and have
Bert B. Flack,
a good time.
E. A. Rhoten,
Information phone 105$ or J538R or t$5M.
This advertisement will not
WOODBURN. July 16 The
Roelofson clan held their 23rd an
nual meeting in the Church of
God campground just north of
The members began arriving
about 10:00 o'clock from all sec
tions of the coast, three driving
from Seattle to Woodburn and
back again in one day, in order
to attend the meeting. When all j
had gathered for the bountious !
basket dinner which was served
at noon there were about 175 as
sembled. This branch ot the family are
descendants of Mrs. Esther Roel
ofson Johnson, Mrs. Ann Roelof
son Scott and Mrs. Naomi Roelof
son Goudy. The only one there
who crossed the plains was Miss
Mary Goudy who came iq 1852
when she was a 11 months old
Albert Henshaw, honorary pres
ident, presided and the meeting
opened with patriotic songs. Sev
eral letters written during the
crossing of the plains of after the
family arrived in Oregon were
read, describing the situations in
the travels of the writers and
their new homes In the west.
The officers elected for the en
suing year are. Albert Henshaw.
r Seaside. : honorary president: Wr.
W. HallJ president; Miss Hazel
Jack, secretary-treasurer, all of
The meeting next year will be
held at the same place the second
Sunday in July and notifications
will be snt out by the secretary.
MONITOR, July 16. Fridav
evening Frances Rebekah lodge
Installed their officers for the en
suing term. Effie Sweaney, dis
trtct deputy president, was the
. installing of ficer and Elvira Car-
michael, grand marshall.
The following officers were In
stalled: Tena Owre, N..G.; Julia
Seely, V. G.; Mary White, rec.
sec.; Stella Sweaney, treas.; Cora
Von Readen. chaplain: Blanch
Norton, .warden; Margaret Boyle
con.; Josephine Ballweber. R. S.
N. G.; Ethel Fox. L. S. N. G.; Ada
Seely, R. S. V. G.; Sadie Rall,L.
8. V. G.; Viola Strtcklin, I. G.; Ida
Dimick, O. G.; Alice Sklllin, mu
sician, and Ada Pomeroy, P. N. G.
'Following the installation re
freshments were served by the
comlttee . and a social hour was
enjoyed. Committees were ap
pointed on arrangements for the
L O. O. F. and Rebekah picnie to
- be held In Kosters nark on Sun-
day, July 28.
made for the exclusive use of
and evening. Come at any time,
and lee cream served from 1
All the Masonic family welcome.
and J. H. Hathaway committee.
Remember the data.
MEET AT I I
1ITII FAMILY HAS
ST PAUL, Ore., July 1 A
family reunion was held at the
home ot Carl Smith in St. jPaul,
July 14. Present were MC El
den Smith, mother. Jack and Ma
mie Smith, son and daughter;
Mr. and Mrs. Charlea Smith and
family,' Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Smith and family. Mr.
Smith and son, all of Portland;
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Smith and Mr.
and Mrs. Joe Smith and family of
Salem; Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Has
ter and family of -Oswego; and
Mr. and Mrs. P. C. Smith and
family of St. Paul.
The grandchildren present
were Mr. and Mrs. Bill Smith and
family, Mr. and Mrs. Claude
Smith and family; Mr. and Mrs.
Carl Smith and family; Mr. and
Mrs. Morris Smith and family; Ed
Smith and Mr. and 'Mrs. Joe
Benjaman and family, all of St.
Mrs. I. J. Smith received word
of the death of her mother, who
lived In Wisconsin.
Many people -from St. Paul at.
tended the Catholic Day program
at the fair grounds in Sa'em on
Miss Ursula McDonald
home for the weekend from Mon
month, where she has been at- j
tending summer school.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Faber and
m i v a v . T" i :
Hed relatives in Oregon Citv dur-
Ing the week.
W. B. Pillette, Salem, was bur
ied in Catholic cemetery at St.
Paul July 13. Many out of town
friends were in attendance. Mrs.
Pillette and family have now re
WOODBURN, July 16. The
former residents of Woodburn will
hold their annual meeting at the
Woodburn Auto Park next Sunday
instead of at Laurelhurst Park as
in previous years.
The old timers will be guests of
the Woodburn Woman's club and
the Commercial club and all old
residents of Woodburn are invited
to attend. This meeting is not
limited to the ex-Woodburnites'
Association of Portland but in
cludes everyone reading this no
tice. There will be an ice cream
stand on the grounds but every
one Is asked to bring a basket din
ner. The committees for entertain
ment are the Commercial club H.
L. Gill, chairman, C. F. Whitman.
J. J. Hall; Woman's club Mrs. H.
L. Gill, chairman, Mrs. C. F. Whit
man, Mrs. A. E. Austin.
GUESTS OF EDISON
Alonzo Grab, 1124 Senate
street, Portland, who will repre
sent Oregon in the Thomas A. Ed
ison scholarship contest to be held
at Orange, N. J., early In August,
will be a guest at a number of
social functions arranged by Mr.
Edison, according to a letter re
ceived at. the executive depart
ment here Tuesday.-
The letter said that a check
covering the costs of transporta
tion, meals and sleeping car ac
commodations was on its way to
Oregon. The. program arranged
by Mr. Edison will Include a re
ception, welcome ceremonies, tour
of the Edison industries, dancing
Hill AT ST
A high quality Indian Blanket in pleasing Indian col
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255 N. Liberty St. Salem
SALEM PORTLAND EUGENE
Willamette Fraternity is
Beaten in Suit to Dodge
Payment of State Taxes
Kappa Gamma Rho, a Willam. the initiative, should make the
ette university fraternity, is not a change.
benevolent, charitable, literary j "Applying, as we must, a strict
and scientific society, 1 and its i rule of construction to the stat-
property. is subject to " taxation
according to an opinion handed
down here today by the state stf-
preme court. The opinion was
written by Chief Justice Coslrow
in a suit brought by the fraternity
to enjcMn Marion county, and its
officials (Tom collectings tax on
the property involved. The opin
ion affirmed- Judge L. H. McMa
han of th,e Marion county circuit
court who held for the defen
"It was' arffued By plaintiff
that it Is a benevolent, literary
and scientific society." read the
opinion. "We cannot adopt this
view as those terms are used in
the statute, designating the prop
erty exempt from taxation in this
state: There is nothing in the ar
ticle of incorporation of the
plaintiff to show that its business,
object or pursuit constitutes eith
er benevolence, ehariiy, literature
K,.cin1 ;iaf0. th.t u
Is a corporation for the benefit
and convenience of its own mem -
bers.. It has n'o legal connection
with Willamette university
The plaintiff was incorporated
in 192 2. We infer from the com-
plaint and argument that taxes
were assessed and collected from
similar fraternities In this state
then and theretofore. That fact
is pursua?ve that the public pol
icy of the state required such so
cieties to pay taxes on the house
occupied and owned by them. The
J court should not so construe the
statute as to change . that polioyf
If a change is to be made the leg
islature or the people, through
party at the Edison home, dinner
to b eheld in New York City, trip
to Coney Island,' and sight seeing
tour of New York.
The winner of the national con
test, in which every state will be
represented, will receive a four
years' scholarship in some accred
ited higher institution of learning.
All of the state contestants will
receive from Mr. Edison a com
Young Grab was selected to re
present Oregon in the national
contest from a field of 13 en
trants. The selection, was made by
a committee of prominent educa
tors appointed by C. A. Howard,
state superintnedent of public in
struction. Merrick Home is
Scene of Dinner
ZENA, July 16 Mr. and Mrs.
C. F. Merrick of Zena entertained
a group of Portland and McMinn
vllle relatives Sunday, e
Mrs. Merrick prepared a sur
prise birthday dinner with dainty
birthday cake,, trimmed with can
dles, in honor of the 11th blrthJ
day anniversary of her niece, Gol
The guest group Included Mr.
and Mrs. C. L. Burbee and three
children, 'Golda, Lewis and Gordon
of Portland and Mr. and Mrs.
Dale Ridgeway of McMinnvllle.
Mrs. Burbee was formerly Miss
Alma Holdredge Snd is a sister of
Mrs. Merick nd Mrs. Ridgeway is
a sister of C. F. Merrick and was
Miss Reva Merrick before her
Claims totaling $1149.45 have
been paid to Statesman readers by
the North American Accident In
surance Co., in less than one year.
These claims were paid o n the
$1.00 policy issued to Statesman
TO SERVE YOU.
ute exemption certain properties
trjw taxation, we are construed
to hold that plaintiff Is not en
titled ot have Its property exempt
ed from taxation."
Opinions' handed down by the
supreme court Tuesday follow:
State of Oregon vs. Car, Leh
man, appellant; appeal from
Washington county; appeal from
conviction on charge of selling
intoxicating liquors. Opinion by
! Justice Belt. Judge George R. Bag-
Alice White vs. Sam Gordon
and A. B. Bailey,' appellants; ap
peal from Multnomah, county ;
action for deceit. OpiniajJs
tice Belt. Judge T. E. . Dutfey
reversed and case remanded.
. Mary Gcwdson v-.. Portland
Electric Power company, appeal
lant, and Anna C. Sears, defend
ant: appeal from Multnomah
county: action for damages. Opin-
lon by Justice Belt. Judge Airlfc
J G- rt ?rmv , , , f , ,
1 Vavn T) tcrl f I o H rr inlet rotriv rT
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esiaie or i . i. njeaai, ueceasea,
vs. Black & White Taxicab corn-
J Dan aPPallant; appeal fromJ
Multnomah county; action for
damage's. Opinion by Justice Bean
Judge Walter H. Evans affirmedd
Len W. Guild, appellant, vs. R.
A. Wallis, et al; appeal from
Washington county; suit to quiet
title. Opinion by Justice Rand.
Judge George R. Bagley reversed.
Coast Engine company vs. A. J.
Bar bee, et aJ; appellants; ap
peal from Hood River county;
suit to foreclose lien. Opinion y
Chief Justice Coshow. Judge Ffted
W. Wilson affirmed.
Kappa Gamma Rho, appellant,
ve. Marioncounty; appeal from
Marion county; suit to enjoin col
lection of tax property belonging
to pjaintiff. Opinion by Chief Jus
tice Coshow. Judge L. H. .McMa
hah afirmed. -
George E. Hubble and Letftla
Hubble vs. S. W. Hubble, et al,
defendants; appeal from Deschu-
Mes county; suit to foreclose
mortgage. Opinion by Justice Mc
Bride. Decree of Judge T. E. J.
Duffy affirmed as modified.
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Convenient) down-town location.
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piano business, as in many others, you
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ity than dollars hare ever bought before.
The outstanding example in our store
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Upright, nationally priced at 275.
Petite, dainty, charming in appearance.
Delightful tone quality. Genuine
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HOPEWELL, July 16- Mrs.
R. B. Reinhart, wife of the wprld s
champion endurance flyer, was
formerlr Miss Ida Campbell, and
lived: with her parents, Mr. and.
Mrs. (Elmer Campbell on a farm
three miles north of Hopewell.
Mrs. Reinhart attended the Fair
view grade school.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Stephens
were Portland visitors Tuesday.
Mrs". Charley Wood and Mrs.
Creed Loop were in McMinnvllle
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Lily Ifarm Friday afternoon.
M. and Mrs. Howard Stephens
and Isons. Clifford and Vernon
spent Thursday. Friday and Sat
urday at Pacific City. .
Mrs. Maud Smith has recently
traded her farm1 for some property
nearj. Tillamook .formerly ovned
by Mr. Fletcher
Mr nri Mrs Taa(
miss iieien nicnaruson oi aiuu, j p McK!nley of Los Angeles, Cali
and Mrs. Isaac Bantsari visHed the . forn,a and hfs.bl.otheL J. F. Mc-
spent Sunday fishing on the Wil- j J. F., Mctviniay is an employee
lamette river near Wheatland. ! of the Salem po&toJndB and resid
Mr. Bantsari caught 13. fish. j'd here at McKiik-y firchards be
Mf. and Mrs. George Nash of Tore tiijving to Saleni. -
Royal Ann, Bing, Lambert and
Black Republican J
Paulus Bros. Packing
Corner Trade and High Sts. I
First Class Storage
For finest Furniture and Pianos with precaution
against moths and mice !
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i Local and Long Distance Hauling
Again with the best of care for fine Furniture)'
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Maim tmsillfitty Dfl
Salem were dinner guests at the
home of Mr and Mrs. P. R. Camp
bell Sunday. I
Mr. and Mrs. Wlte- Kirkwood
attended the pioneer reunion bel l
at Dayton Saturday, j
Mrs. Charley Stephens went to
Portland Thursday and returned
Sunday. She Tisited her sister.
Mrs. J. D. Robins.
The East" Side Sewliig club jiit
at the home of ,Mrs. !J. W. Ver
steeg. There were ' 20 present.
Mrs. Versteeg served af nice luncli.
Lloyd Stephens and his crew
started baling hay thisweek.
7.F.VA Jnlv 18 Professor A.
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Kinley of Salem and Json, Phillip
are in Zena this mouth superin
tending cherry picking at McKin
Professor McKnly; teaches
lireea ana uun at Anffi
es branch of the University of
Southern California and spends
- " summer vacations Jn Zena.
TWO SUES j
A aalllion childresi
la America leaning
to play tbe piano! I
yoara? The touch of
tbe Calbranaca will
Sup in mmd uiaswet
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