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The OREGON STATESMAN. Salem. Oregon, Thnrsday Blorning. December 19, 1929
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SANTA TAKES TO AIR IN RICHFIELD PLANE J
High School. Group to Hold!
: Reunion at Elks Tern-
Word that Horace Sykes, of
Keattle first editor of tha hi eh
school 'Clarion, would he fa at
tendance at the ailrer anniversary
banquet to he heiaal 6:39 tonignt
at the Elks' temple, was receired
. tfc'Tiim rr-e.Tpd Ytv David
Eyre, editor of the student newM
.nj means, that the lirst
editor end first manager will both
ho nre?ent. as Ralnh Cronlse of
Albany, the first manager, had
already sent wora uat ne was
Carl G&brielson. assistant busi
ness manager in the early years
or the newspaper, will art as toast-!
master t tha banauet. at which
CO persons, including: former edi-1
tors and managers and the pres
ent staff, are expected to he pres
ent. Speakers will include, besides
v -o anil rVrtnlaft J C.' KelaOn.
principal emeritus of the school J
. minop, now a siuacm si
tirj University of Oregon, other
visitors, David Eyre anT Robert
Anthony, manager this year.
A lire birthday cake with 25
candles, one for each rear the
tewsMDr has been in existence.
frill be one of th etable attractions
tmight. The Bilker anniversary
Issue of tha Clarion will b dis-
...-uted at fhe high school this
: "cinoon, and will be the largest
linne ever nublished.
Homecoming is being ob3 rved
at the high school today, when
scores of former students, and
itticularlT roller students home
fru the hnlidavi. are exnected to
attend the assembly scheduled for
i:10 o clock.
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Approval of the county court's
aiuion in appropriating funds for
sdalntaining the health work in
Ufa Hon rnnntT. and assurance of
continued support of the county
health unit of its etrorts to main
M' hich standard of Dubiic
health throughout the county, are
t-xDietiecd In a resolutibn passed
by the Salem club of Business
and Professional women. The
, Whereas, as an orgauizatloa
asd as IndiTiduals, we the Salem
club of Business and Professional
Women, are vitally interested ia
all matters pertaining to the
health of our community, there
fore be it
y llesolved that we hereby exprss
our approval jot. the. Marion Coun
ty Court in its action appropriat
ing funds for maintaining the
health work of the county, and
further be It
Kesolved that we pledge our
support to the Marion County
Health Unit in its efforts to main
tain the highest possible standard
of efficiency throughout Marlon
County, and that a copy of these
resolutions be sent to the County
The above Resolutions adopted
at meeting of the Salem Club of
Business and Professional Wom
en at Its meeting December 18,
Z SUSAN VARTY,
rea wliirh will be distributed De
eember 83rd and 24th to children
of the Pacific west at every Rich
field service station, santa Liana,
as represented by three replica
renresentatives. took off in a fleet
of Richfield planes on December
19th. Here are photos snowing
scenes at the takeoff at Western
Air Express field, Los Angeles,
and map of the cities where the
variotui plane will land with their
Within the next three days the
Santa Clans plane will come to Sa
lem. As It flies over Salem it will
drop a parachute wltich will con
tain a letter addressed to The
If the finder will brinir the let
lev a The HtateMman Immediately
be will be rewarded with f 1.00.
Determination, -after months of
controversy, as to Just what the
word "contract" In section 14 of
the city charter means, may be
reached as a resnlt of Mayor
Liveslev to slan warrants drawn
in. favor of Douehton and Sher-
wln, a term in which I. M. Dongh
ton, a member of the council, ia
These warrants are for hard
ware purchased by the city. The
mayor's refusal to- honor them
Is based on this sentence in the
N'n member of the cnnncll shall
during the period for which he ia
elected, be interested in any con
tract the expenses of which are to
be paid out of the city treasury-"
Several aldermen have Indicat
ed that they consider this an op
portunity to determine whether
'-finlrrt" means inT ordinarv
sale of merchandise on which
bids ara not asked Or submitted
Mr. Denrhton sava the sales were
made la good faith and under the
belief that tha charter was not
TWO MEN HELD FDR
TAB Oil ME
Joe Pelser and Day Schaefer
were bound over to the grand
jury by Judge Brazier Small in
uatice court late Thursday fol
lowing their hearing on a charge
of larceny of 10 head of cattle.
The case is peculiar in that the
cattle which the two men are ac
cused of stealing actually belong
A technicality however, holds
forth in this Instance and there Is
good reason for the case to go to
the grand Jury, declared the
judge Thursday. It was brought
out in the hearing that M. Howe
and Chester Howe, executors of
the Howe estate, found 10 bead
of cattle on the place last Sep
tember 7. and thinking them to
be strays, placed them in the
keeping of Frank Cooke.
While in Cook's possession the
cattle, were seized hv their right
ful owners. Pelser and Schaefer.
it was brought out yesterday. But
Howe contended that they should
not have been taken inasmuch as
they were-: to be held under the
Numerous "ether legal noints
are involved in .the case but these
will be brought to the attention
of the Marion county grand jury
when it convenes here the first
Monday in January. Meanwhile
both Peiser and Schaefer are at
liberty under 91000 bail.
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LOS ANGELES, Dec. 19 (Spe
cial) Santa Claus a 1929 model
aeronautical Santa Claus took
off here today.
While "talkie cameras ground
nnt tha afvhta and anirnda of the
picturesque event, three jolly be-
whiskered fellows, packs ot guts
iinnn their hecks, climbed into air
planes here today and roared away
on the important business ot tak
ing Christmas presents to cnuaren
of the entire Pacific coast. There
were plenty of "sound" effects for
the noise-hungry cameramen oi
the audible news weeklies, includ
inr the voices of children, the
Jingle of bells the roar of the big
There's only one real Santa
r.iause. of course, but it was ex
plained to the wide-eyed young
sters who gathered at the western
Air Express port today that these
three aeronautical "Saint Nicks"
were really assistants to Santa, ar
ranged for by the Richfield Oil
Company, of California. And,
thanks to this arrangement, every
child in California, Oregon or
Washington will be able to get a
Christmas present on December 23
and 24 merely by visiting any
service station whidh offers Rich
The three planes which took off
here today with the pseudo San
tas and their loads or Pin were
the big Richfield Fokker cabin
Uner nllnted br Tommv Fowler;
the Stearmaa J-6, newest ot Rlch-
Taken by Death
William H. Yeager, for several
vaars earnenter with the state
highway department, died Thurs
day night at the home at zosu
Virctnia street at the ace of S3
years. Ha had been ill nearly four
Besides his. widow. Bertha Yea
ger, he leaves a son, uienn oi Sa
lem; a bepther Harry, and sister,
Lillian ThAaknson. both of Iowa.
Funeral arrangements have not
yet been made. Remains are ai me
Of Salem Passes
Mrs. EmilT V. Sylvester, form
erlr a resident of Salem and
Woodbura died at 7:15 o'clock
last night at her home rn Reeds
port, her sister-in-law, Mrs. W.
G. Miller of Salem, was notified
Jast night. Burial will probably
be mad Sunday at the Bella Pas
si cemetery at Woodburav
Mrs. Sylvester is survived by
-three sons, William and Jay. both
'of Reedsport, and Thomas ot
, Barns. !
v Fatal accidents in lead and sine
'mines of Oklahoma havo been re
duced In the last three years. .
Admits Owe Child TJader 12
-All Day SaU Dec; 21
Grand Theatre " ;
Stella Be Careful'
" OIT THE SCREES
Home of 25c ! Talkies
TODAY & SATURDAY
Matinee Saturday 2 P. Bf.
For the First Time in
IS SUITED in
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quaMet; Loraine Zlelinaki, violin,
Julia Moynihan, violin, Henrietta"
Cardinal violin, Alena Breunen.
cello, and Margaret Nathan, piano.
Collection for charity Eight
junior high boys as ushers. Ap
peal by Capt. Earl wuuams
Peatine- "Christmas Morning."
by Mrs. Carrie M. Chase, Evangel
ical churcn. - ......
"Lo How a Rose E er Bloom-
. fPraetartua 11211. DMXea
quartet. First Congregational
church: Mrs. u. u. Harms, aura.
Mark McCallister, H. B. Glaisyer,
and Lawrence Maves.
Solo Gesu Bambino (Ton),
by William Wright, tenor.
"Shine on wonaenni ,oiar
raiMhffi h ehair of Calvary
Bantlst church: incidental solo by
Mrs. Ermine Fswk.
"Oh. Come All Ya Faithful"
all Join in singing.
Benediction Rev. ueorge n.
Swift, of the Episcopalian church.
rnmmittee in charre of arrange
ments for the program includes:
VT. T. Jenks, chairman; wuuam
McGUchrist. St.. H. ts. uiaisyer.
Miaa Roberta Morton. Mrs. H. H
Harms and Ben Rickll.
Churches taking part are. Cal
vary Baptist. First Memocusi,
TTntr4 Brethren. American Lnth
er First Presbyterian, Knight
Memorial, South Salem Friends,
Sacred Heart Academy, Salvation
irmr. First Congregational. St.
Paul's Episcopal ana Liesiie Mem
orial Methodist. MemDers or me
choirs of all churches will make
up a large cnoir to leaa ia me
.nutinnni h the board, testified
they knew nothing of the selec
tion of the gins ana una not amu
orized their abseneo from th
Browning, as chairman or me
board, said ho would discuss the
matter further with those mem
bers absent from the hearing to
day and that a staiemeni vouia
probably be issued in the next few
Fill STILL SILL
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Th mash nsed WSS a malt
mash, said to mature in Si hours.
One lone lean pig gave evi
dence that a malt diet was not
n.nntv sheriff's Barber and
ttqVIh who iourneved to Stay-
nn vMterclaT uumoon iu
vaatint the burning liquor'
plant, declared upon their return
that the still was indeed one of
the largest which tney naa seen
1wnte1 in this COUltty.
a Mrs. B. Schatz. said to be
the wife ot the operator of the
still, is being held oy cuy au
thnHMe at Stavton. The woman
was questioned by the county of
ficials but WOU1U noi comuieui.
the still the fire or any of
tha HfltaiU reeardinK the pres
ence nf tne still onthe blace. She
ia the mother or three smaii cnu
dren which are attending school
at Stayton, according to reports.
field's planes, piloted by Dudley
Steele, head of the company's
aviation department, and a second
Stearman, piloted by Rufus Pich
er, assistant to Mr. Steele.
William H. Cook
Called by Death
William U Pnnlf aUa a.rlv ITrL.
day morning at a local hospital at
the age of 70 years. Paul H. Hau
ler, with whom he had been mak-
lnr hl home is a. st.en.ann. CaoIt
was the father ot Mrs. Lola Cook
BUiinger, who is now tn Honolu
lu. She visited here last summer.
Funeral announcements will he
announced from the Rigdon mor
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the board adjourned the hearing
without calling D. B. Fincannon,
nresident ot the iunior chamber of
commerce, who waited outside the
door in the hone of being permit
ted to tell his side of the case
Mrs. F. C. Jones, mother of one
of the girls, who said she had a
signed statement from other
mothers annrovinsr the affair, was
1m left without beina called. It
was learned that the 27 girls were
selected by Vaughn Dekle, student
at the hlrh school and son of J. A.
Dekle, member ot the Junior
chamber of commerce. It was also
learned that school officials,
By OLIVE M. DOAK
South Hits, bttween Stata and Terry
Today "Rio Rita."
with Bebe Daniels.
Saturday "The Thlr-
teenth Chair with Conrad
Nagel; Fanchon and Marco.
Norta Capitol stwt ia Korth Salem
Today "Midnight Dad-
.dies" Mack Sennett'e first
K. Hith. Utweea Court and SUta
Today 'Mother Mach-
ree" and Frazler ruyers.
Friday "Mother Machree"
and Frazler Players.
To Install New
Vita phone, Said
Announcement has been made
that the Grand theatre will in
stall one of the first of the new
make of Western Electric vita-
phone to be introduced in the
west. Installation being complet
ed January 4.
In addition to this there Is a
complete new booth being con
structed in which to place the
now machine: a new screen Is
hainr installed and the whole
theatre Is being recarpeted. Plans
are also under way to change tne
Engineers from iLos Angelesl
Engineers from Los Angeles
win commence the work ot in
stallation of- the vitaphone ma
chinery December zo.
When you order the Statesman
it is delivered to you by the little
merchant In your neignoornooa.
State, between Hisk sad CkurrV
Today "Eternal iotc. -
with John Barrymore-
The noor starving song writers
should begin to look as prosper
ous as the men who buy on stoca
t,t "materializes." With SUCh
song hits as Rio Rita going over
with the Dlr Publek as it Js there
is to be no end of room ior tne
inriivMnal with a fertile musical
brain. Music Is going tv accom
pany sound productions from now
on Just as sureiy as me piciui
ia made. Rio iRita had seven
song hits. "Sweetie" which is to
be at the Fox Elstnore unrisimas
day has Stanley Smith as a ieaa-n-
man and he sines romantic
songs that are catchy he Is now
making another picture, a musical
comedy, entitled "Come Out of
the Kitchen." This is an old com
edy but will be changed to meet
the needs of the Screen.
Schwab Mandel will film the
stage hit "Follow Thru" which is
another musical comedy. These
two men are signed up to make
screen productions of at least two
stage hits during the next few
years for Paramount company.
They are only two and Paramount
t nniv one of the many lmnres-
sarios and producers in the Unit
ed States who are working on tnis
Evidently the "seven lean
ears" is off fo rthe song writer
and the singer. Heaven oe re-
ouested that this new impetus en-
inrinr. however, and
eliminate once and for all the tlat
7L - . ... ' . a
"blues" and tne "DaDy utia.
ular man. He has just complet
ed "Laughing Lady" playlne op
posite Ruth Chattexton. At the
completion of that he began work
as co-star with Evelyn Brent in
"Slightly Scarlet" and he is also
taking a prominent part in "The
Benson Murder Case."
One Of the things, has
One ot the things sound has
dona to pictures is to make it
necessary for pictures to be made
in English and In the language
spoken in the country in which
the pictures are to bo shown.
It is interesting to speculate on
the results on language that this
condition might have. One
learns to speak a language most
quickly by hearing it spoken.
Certainly it would not bo so hard
to promote the long anticipated
"common language' through the
audiphone and with the urge of
economy behind it some head
way In its accomplishment should
PUT ON GOOD SHOW
Clive Brook is a busy and pap-
By OLIVE M. DOAK
The Frailer players did a very
good piece of work in "Stella, Be
Careful" at the Grand theatre
Thiirsdav nichL From appearan
ces the audience and thw Frazier
folk are eettln? acaualnted and
the results are satisfactory. Plen
ty of laughs were floating about
and everyone seemed to be enjoy
"Stella. Be Careful" Is a com
edy which has sdme mighty good
laughs in it and at the same time
has a bit of wisdom, between the
laughs that rather rises up and
looks at you in between the lines.
Billy Bingham did a good piece
or work. did the men in the
play. Our: fcritIsm from Thurs
day night: Twould be that ithe
women in the cast with the ex
ception of Miss Bingham try low
ering their voices and using a du
more natural expression. A high
pitched voice grows monotonous.
The Fraziers will be at the
Grand tonight In the same play.
SOLDIER RUNS AMUCK
MEXICO CITY, Dec. 19. (AP)
A dispatch to the newspaper El
Universal from San Bias, state of
Sinaloa, said that Bernardino
Dominguez, a private soldier at
tached to the escor of a train
from Guardalajara, had run
amuck and killed two officers and
two other enlisted men. Domin
gues was captured by military police.
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and you are all invited
Cora to the Fox Elslnore Saturday afternoon, Pec 21, at
one clock sharpbring with you one penny and some toy
!I iJf4 uolr or girt fr yon haven't a toy
! S t f1?!?? 4 ce dcan Potatoes, and ail the pennies
StJ??18' Jnc,ndintn Potatoes will be distributed by the
Saltation Army. These tokens wffl admit you to the ma
tand yon irffl be invited become a member of the
tfS!!sCIab- - Members of the emb will be admit
ISfi Sat?3r "I?1.10, a speda! price upon certain
condition which win Unexplained to yon Saturday aftef.
Ji-li- L J i .r nave a D12 nristmas party, see
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