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About The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 18, 1929)
n Drum Corps
Parker Says Requickening
of Objectives Into Ac
tion is Aim
Aezressive nro motion will ebar
aeterize the work of Kiwante In
ternational during the present ad
ministration, according to Fred
- C. W. ParW. of Chicago, secre
tary of Kiwanis International.
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this administration is Aggres3lve
Promotion of Kiwanis Educational
Work " Machinery may Inspire
admiration, hut only personality
inspire love ana devotion, ne
- said. The personality of Kiwanis
is reflected in the Ideals of the
trganization the sonl of Kiwanis.
KiwanianB need to be reinsplred
thrnueh a new appreciation of the
- Ideals of Kiwanis.
"What wo need," ne declared,
..ln rwiwanis, is a rei -o.alckning
of the apiritual pulse,
the rededication of Kiwanlans to
the application tl Kiwanis Ideal
through sealona service to othera.
"The goal for the administra
tion In Kiwanis educational work
may b inmmtd p In the slogan
"Every Kiwania Member a Better
"Aggressive promotion of Kl-
wanU objective, wha special
emphasis po their localisation
by dabs s!nd dletrlcts I the sec
vJ policy of the adminiatratton.
The board, of trustee nas
adopted tbe following objeetivea
lor me ronTMire
-Tj continue aggressively awr
program of enduring service for
underprivileged children, emphas
ising personal effort or auwam
an on behalf of individual. .
"To promote an intelligent, ag
gressive and serviceable cltixen-
abip. tbrqush a hotter nnderstand
f: i. rr nubile nrofcleits and faBda-
1 ' -nti'Af BjTerninilf to the end
k especially that there shall be a
more general exercise ot the
"To promote '-at the guiding
principles in business and profes
sional life, acceptance of the Ideals
expressed in the Kiwanis state
ment of bu3inen? standards.
"To continue our effort to se
cure a better understanding be
tween the farmer ac'd the city
"To enlist the i terfcst of all
Kiwanis clubs in rrcvlilr? voca
tional guldane ar d placer ent ot
young men and women through
Kiwanis members" cff?rin? ad
vance ia their rerp?c::ve classifi
cations. prscllc:!! Senior.
"In view cf tie 'ct that no
oiiinn in nn- '.-)h.t!vM has been
made, nor reiiis neceisary. our
effort wlU bo d'.vctcd to anllst
ip.g the whlohertfd cooperation
-of Kiwani? clubj iu app'yir.g these
o!jert;ves :n the'..- rorpective com
mu lilies. Only t? Kiwania elubs
e?k w'aya in xrUch to translate
o-ir object'.vej lcto practical aerv
!o to humanity, doe the program
of Kiwanis service become vital
"AggresH-re prcr:otion of mem-
bershlp increase in established
club Is tho third administrative
.policy of the year.
"Kiwanis growth has been con-
sunt and consistent. The past
yar recorded an excellent increase
ia membership in many established
cluSs. The prt?ent year should rec
ord even more n.srked advance
along membership line. Kiwanis
is only interested in adding to its
members in order to add to the
effectiveness of Kiwanis service
work and to bring within Its circle
of influence additional representa
tive business and nrofessiunal
"There is no conflict between
quality and quantity of member
ship. Kiwanis nerdf a quantity of
qiality members to rroperly rep
fsent our prtat organization in
th communities wh:--h boast Ki
"Aggressive promotion of ex
tension activity is ti.e fourth ad-
- ministrative policy emphasized.
'When Kiwanis ceases to grow,
the organization will stagnate and
a missionary spirit and fails to
organize club3 in the new com
munities, the spirit of Kiwanis
will shrivel and die.
"If Kiwanis is valuable to Its
present members and to the cities
in which clubs have been estab
lished, it will be equally as valu
able to representative citizens in
communities not yet possessing
Kiwanis clubs. Xo finer evidence
of Kiwanis enthusiasm and teal
can be found than the interest of
.. Kiwanis and Kiwanis clubs, and
establishing r.ew organizations.
A year ago Salem sent the American Legion drmm corps to Saa Antoalo, Tcxm to entor national competition aad when
honors for the entire United State against score of competitors. Tuesday alter noon at 5:30 o'clock the corps will drill
1809 Clubs of Kiwanis Have
Membership of 102,500, Yet
Each Group Has Autonomy
Kiwanis International Is a com
posite group of business, profes
sional and agricultural men devot
ed to the rendering of civic and
social service to the respective
communities In which the many
member clubs are located. This
International organ Ration on
August 1. was made up of 1801
dabs in that many cities of tb
United States and Canada with
membership of 103,500. Each of
these clubs enjoys autonomy,
but at the same time func
tions la direct connection with
district and International gdmla-
tration. Each club is made up or
two of the leader in each bust.
tvm and nrafeasicM In the city
brought together lt close asao.
ciation to aid in tne solution oi
national, state and community
The name "Kiwanis" is a coin
ed word. The real meaning of it
has come through the construc
tve unelflsh work of Kiwanlans.
The motto of the organization.
"We Build," i an expression of
the spirit of Kiwanis. .
The first Kiwanis club was or
ganized at Detroit. Michigan. Ia
January. 115. The first mem
ber of the Kiwanis club was Jo
seph Prance, at present active ia
the Detroit. Michigan, club. Mr.
Prance's application bears the
date of December 8. 1914.
Hlxson First President
Th first national nresident was
George P. Hlxson, Rochester, N.
T.. who was elected in May. 1916,
and served as such until May.
1917. when he was reelected at
the Detroit convention with the
titlnf International nresident.
Kiwanis at this time having cross
ed the border Into Canada.
Succeeding International pres
idents with their home cities and
year of administration have been
GeorKe T. Hixson, Rochester,
New York. 1917-1918.
Perrv S. Patterson. Chicoea.
Illinois. 1918-1919. (Deceased July
Henrv J. Elliott. Montreal. Can
ada. 1919-1920, (Deceased Jan. 1.
J. Mercer Barnett, Birmingham.
Harry E. Karr. Baltimore,
DR. HILL TO LEAD
Dr. Elmer Hill, chairman or the
music committee for the Kiwanis
district convention, and one of the
leading physicians of Walla Walla,
will direct the program and lead
the group singing at the Kiwanis
district banquet Tuesday night. Dr.
Hill will be assisted by "Kironian"
Howard Pratt, director of the
Whitman Conservatory of Music,
with Earl McCormack, also of the
conservatory at the piano."" The
singing under dual leadership will
be something unsual. and if the
delegates enter into the spirit of
the occasion, it will no doubt go
over big. Two thousand song
sheets have been prepared for dis
tribution, containing the most
popular of the song3 in the Kiwa
nis song book as well as a num
ber of the late popular choruses.
Dr. Hill is a brother of Mrs. Harry
Styles. Salem musician.
'George H. Bess, Toronto, Can
Edmund F. Arras, Columbus,
Victor M.'ohnson, Rockiord, Il
John H. Moss. Milwaukee, Wis
Ralph A. Amerman, Scranton,
Henry C. Heinz. Atlanta, Geor
gia. 19X7-11 24.
O. Sam Cummlngs, Dallas, Tex
Horace W;. McDavid, Decatur,
Parpoees of Kiwanis .
Kiwanis crystallizes eomxauajty.
slat im eat for municipal , raproyf-;
'meats. 'It eultltatea uiltt-opU
iqu ior purer pontics, anu pru-
mo'tes community cooperation In
all good things. It develops lead
ers, urges harmony in business,
honety and integrity in all deal
ings, and furnishes a forum for
the discussion ot all fair and in
Kiwanis Is a representative in
fluence, organized for the ad
vancement of - public welf ore in
its many phases; for the assist
ance in charities., health, better
citizenship, civic Improvement and
obedience to law and all the tenets
of better living.
SLAYER TIES YOUNG
WOMAN TO GHAIR
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 17.
(AP) Miss Mary Francis Mor
gan, 20, was found dead, strapped
to a chair in the kitchen of the
family's fashionable home in Nar
berth, Pa., near here late today.
Gas was flowing from a jet in a
gas range, but the kitchen,' door
and window were open.
Four belts bound the girl. She
was not gagged, and police say
they found no indications of a
Police said they learned there
was not enough gas found in the
girl's lungs to have caused her
death. They also declared It would
have been Impossible for her to
have bound herself with the
strap3, all of which had been fast
ened at the back.
Oregon City to
Send Big Quota
To Meeting Here
OREGON' CITY, Aug. lT.Full
attendance of the Oregon City Ki
wanis club at the northwest dis
trict convention of Kiwanian3 at
Salem next week is expected, ac
cording to plans made at the
Thursday luncheon. Every mem
ber in the club has signed to at
tend some or all sessions of the
convention, and the club will par
ticipate in the mass singing pro
gram. The club quartet. Garland
and Homer Hollowell, Atbert
Roake and Dallas Armstrong, will
compete in the singing contests to
be arranged between club3. For
rhe benefit of Kiwanis members
driving through Oregon City Sun
day en route to Salem, an "oasi3"
will be established in the city li
brary park, where refreshments
will be served visitors and infor
INVITE US TO
OUT FOR GHOA
A strong contender for the of
fice of Kiwanis district governor
for the year 1930 will be Charles
F. "Walker, who was nominated at
the convention held last year at
Aberdeen but declined to run
against T. Harry Gowman of Seat
tue, present governor.
Mr. Walker is the president ot
the Northwestern School of Com
merce of Portland. He a one of
the best known speakers in the
Paelfict northwest. He is at pres
ent the chairman of the members'
forum of the Portland chamber of
commerce, has served as president
ef ithe j Business College M3
UpN ot &fe Northwest J and fahl
k U oa.the gqltafci&l iHbf
member of the Alderwood Country
club of Portland.
He served as president of the
Portland Kiwanis club in 1927,
was lieutenant governor of the dis
trict In 1928, and this year Is dis
trict trustee of the Portland club
an da member of the International
Kiwanis committee on business
Welcome All Visiting Kiwanis
"Salem's Popular Food Store"
YOUR NEXT BLOWOUT
Kiwanians Plan Series of
Eriteiiaiiunents For Ladies
During Northwest Session
While Kiwanis does not have. . ... . . , tn
an auxiliary unit as does the
American Legion which has Just
been ia' convention in Salem, yet
it does believe in having its wom
en represented, socially and in en
tertaining thep as is demonstrat
ed by the numerous affairs which
have been planned for them for
the Kiwanis convention which be
Sunday ia a day for everybody.
Special services are planned at the
Presbyterian church for the eve
ning and sight seeing drives have
been planned for the afternoon tor
both men and women.
. Monday the real social activi
ties begin with a choice at 9
O'clock of either golf or shopping
for the women. At 12:30 o'clock
there will be a luncheon at the
Marion hotel presided over by
Mrs. -Harold C. Jonea, "Peggy"
Jones, of Portland. Even though
no women are Kiwanlans yet they
say that Mr. Jonea is known in
Kiwanis circles in Portland, as
"Peggy Jones' husband
There is a garden iaspectioa
134 H. Liberty
came home they bore second
for visiting Kiwanlans.
go at S o'clock. The garden to
be viewed are those of Curti
Cross, Homer Smith, William Mc
Ollchrlst. Jr., George Putnam,!
and T. A. Livesley.
At 2:30 o'clock Prof, and Mrs.
T. S. Roberts will be at home to
the visiting guests for a lovely
musical in the Roberts residence
studio, and from here the guests
will go to a garden tea planned
In honor of Mrs. Harry Gowman,
at the homea of F. G. Deckebach
and Ralph Cooley. with Mrs, Coo
ley and Mrs. Deckebach as host
eases. Monday entertainment will
close with the Kiwanis governors
Danquec at me Aianon aoiet 101
lowed by the governor' ball at
Schindler'a suburban ballroom.
Tuesday morning will be start
ed with a drive about Salem and
interesting suburban points-
Chicago has 85 miles ot tun
nels under Lake Michigan carry-
ng water to filtration plants.
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W. W. CHADWICK, President ;
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