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Hie OREGON STATESMAN, Salem, Oregon, Snnday Morning, December 22, 1929
VETS HE BUT
I 'TEH DAYS LEFT
'Adjusted Compensation Will
Be Cut Off After First
U. Of Next Year
worta war veterans or aepen
9ent3 of deceased "World war vet
erans have but 10 days In which
to make application for adjusted
compensation, usually termed the
federal bonus, and should noi de
' lay tilling the application blanks,
says R. H. Basse tt, former adju
iant of Capital Post No. 9, Araer-
lean Legion, which la making an
effort to tee that all eligible for
tire, compensation secure it.
Applications must be filed be
fore January 2, 1930 by the vet
eran. If alire, the dependents, if
dead, or representative in case of
physical or mental Incapacity.
Blanks may be secured from Baa
sett. 603 Salem Bank of Com
This adjusted compensation has
nothing to do with disability com
pensation or Insurance. Under it.
each veteran who served in the.
armed forces of the United States
between April 5, 1917, and July
1., 1519, is entitled to $1 a day
(f 1.25 for overseas service) OTer
and above the ?60 bonus paid
upon discharge. - It amounts to
ore than $600 in some instan
ces. Bassett reports that Just reeent
. ly be has become acquainted with
several eases where no know
ledge was had before of this com
pensation. For the most part such
Instance. 'rfrV imohIrUi?dcpend.
esfs of deceased service men. and
it Is because of this fact that Bas
sett is urging that everyone be
come acquainted with the dead
line. . Dependents of a deceased veter
an are defined briefly to include:
first, the widow if not remarried;
IT she is remarried, then the chil
dren receive first consideration:
If there Is neither widow or chil
dren, then the parents, the com
pensation going to the mother in
ca?e both are living; if only the
lather survives, he gets it.
j The widow will be presumed to
be dependent upon proof of mar
Klase and. the children upon proof
. of parentage, but the mother or
lather must prove dependency,
which is contingent upon physi
cal disability or old age. that Is.
over 60. The compensation will
go to parents under if there is
proof of physical disability. Chil
dren must apply through the legal
guardian if the mother and father
are dead, or through the mother
If she is remarried.
FUNDS YET .NEEDED
(Continued from Face 1.)
j: That was the condition of af
fairs with Mr. when he came
to the Salvation Army, November
18. His home had been broken
up years ago in a near-by coanty
County and he had taken to wan
dering from place to place where
frer it seemed possible to find
Owing to this wandering from
place to place he was unable to
secure any assistance from the
county. In his weakened condition
he applied to Captain Williams
and asked him if the Salvation
Jinny could do anything for an
old man such as he. After going
into his story the captain took
tjlni the same day to a local hos
pital. ,f After spending eleven days
tie re at Salvation Army expense
tie was released and since that
time has been living in the Army
building. 241 State street, and
can be seen there any day work
log around the place and doing
what he can to help along the
work of the Army.
f. He will spend his Christmas as
i guest of the Army.
What would this old man have
one had it not been for the Sal
vation Army YOUR Salvation
Your check mailed to The
.Statesman or The Salvation
Army for the Good Will Fund
will make your own Christmas a
tar brighter one.
s (Continued rrom rage l.)
City. Awards will be made for the
test yard display, the best dec
arated window and the best dec
orated home entrance. In addition
the , best general display -in the
aity will be selected.
L After the indcinr is completed
' the Ad club committee will pre
pare a route tor the convenience
Of those whr will travel about the
city during the holidays to see the
brilliant electrical displays. Ai
v&dv aeveral dtsnlavs are attract
tng unusual attention. One in the
jrard of A. E. Brown attracted 35
cars one night. Beside the Christ
bias lighting effect, Mr. Brown
has a miniature churcn in tne
"ward from which carols are broad
'fcait by remote . control from ;a
phonograph rnth house. r-;
f ''Additional entries, whloh bare
siot been published previously are:
Harbison Service Station, lO'v
South Sommercial street.
' i Harbison Service Station; 111
.Jforth Capitol street, ;
f Dorothea Steualotf. X IS I Court
'.street. !- " ' - ' ' ' ' "
r. -.Chariot Coaa, Bea Lomoad
Mrs. Ennis Walt. Ill North
I e.t, tea--si ah tli
'fll! street, h, " wrtk
Theodora. It Barr.lt IKortt
: judged mm
The city of peace.
The Prince of Peace.
To all; "Good will and peace.
Far ancient days
Habitation of peace
God's early dwelling place
Jerusalem, for peacemakers,
So sang tiie Callapooya, .
In peaceful wigwam days.
The Giver left rich bounties
Of deer and salmon, turkies
Such aplenty, camas, berries
Ere Lee and Leslie, Willson, Parrish,
Spied out their land we cherish.
The charm of ages,
At peaceful Christmas tide. .
So shower peace, good will,
Along our famed Willamette;
As Chinese claim for Taiping,
A city of the greatest peace.
Generous people: ;
Crowding the streets,
A motley, surging throng,
Seeking many counters .
For cheery gifts, a sentiment
That none may be forgotten.
Continued from Pas; 1.) '.
allowed by the state for similar
Of rice iafw Probe
That the prosecuting attorney's
office costs too much, and that
it is illegal to allow the attorney
$Sft a month, for stenographers
hire is another complaint that has
been heard which the grangers
might be asked to look into; like
wise that the office of Justiee of
the peace was too costly.
Before the grange committee on
inquisition gets busy, if it does
perhaps new ingredients may be
added to the brew which is start
ing to simmer. Others with com
plaints might bring them forward.
Judge McMahan comes up for
re-election this next year and
those who are getting their toes
tramped on may whet a few
knives on their own grindstones.
The judge has been a conspicuous
figure in county politics for 40
years, with great facility in stir
ring up a good political scrap and
abundant capacity for taking care
of. himself when the scrap is on.
But the stir gives the restless
something to talk about in the off
season, with the chance that
memories may extend over to the
1932 campaign, which is asking
a good deal In politics.
(Continued from Page 1.)
the fishing industry. He served
in the legislative session of 1S95
Before the start of his political
career.- -Mr. Patterson married
Miss Mary E. Woodworth, a na
live or Baiem, wno survives as
Governor Patterson is survived
by two sons. Lee and Philip.
A. M. Clough
WELL fll HERE
205 S ChurcK
- The starry sky,.
Hillsides; herders, flocks,
. A radiant night,-as Bethlehem..
And Voices calling; fair angels,
" With wise men drawing near.
Hark! The songs: , ? " $
Everywhere ; schools, churches.
Glad carols, glowing anthems, :
With hearts and voices tuned -
To melodies transcendent,
On' this our Merry Christmas.
Homes aglow; , .
Green trees illumined '
To cheer young hearts and old,
On this hope bringing day.
A yule log rolled in place,
Mistletoe hanging, pendent,
Choicest holly, leaf and berry.
A paradise, this favored land.
His Spirit :
So heaven comes down
To bless the race, down trodden
By every selfish quest.
Transfuse in us, O Christ,
Thy gracious Self, our Savior.
In this, our Salem:
So may it be, Himself
We worship ; for his birth
And saving, ourselves and friends.
Poor people all, enriched today,
With gifts; the best, His Spirit.
Then turn to the classi
fied columns of The States
man under the beading of
GIFT SUGGESTION 8.
There you will find some
helpful and interesting
ideas about gifts
And two whole days left
to do your belated shopping.
Senator Patterson, as he was
then known, was kd pointed col
lector of customs for Oregon in
1818. The appointment was made
by President McKinley and he
was reappointed by President
Mr. Patterson served eight ,
years and five months in this of
For a time the future govern
or turned his back on politics and
engaged in the hide and wool
business in Portland. He also
was for a .time merchandise brok
er. After four or five years of
these activities he returned to the
Some years ago, In partnership
with A. N. Gilbert, he purchased
a fine farm at Eola, Ore., and
there he made his home until his
death. In 1918 be was elected
again to theatate, senate.
uovernor ratterson took his
farming seriously anLev&n after
he was elected to the. highest ex
ecutive office In the state, in No
vember, 1927, it remained a ma
jor interest, A. N. Gilbert his
partner in the farming venture.
died in 1923 and since that time
the governor had operated the
farm on a partnership basis with
Mr. Gilbert's widow. Among the
Important crops were e.arly Craw
ford peaches, in which Mr. Pat
terson took an especial interest.
He also made a specialty of fine
seed year after year from the fine
yellow corn, selecting his own
ears, to demonstrate that this
grain can be grown profitably in
GREAT CAJfXIXG CENTER
With its seven large canning
plants and 34,000 acres of fruits,
berries and nuts within a few
miles of the city. Salem is natur
ally the canning center of the
J. Dale Taylor
Ml PEOPLE ARE
SADDEnEO 81 MS
(Continued from Pags L)
as a public official and as a
friend. Having served with him
for two years on a number of
state boards I learned his worth
as a man and as a counselor and
enjoyed the contacts which offi
cial duties occasioned. Oregon
has lost a most useful and valu
able public servant The con
structive work which he did dur
ing the period he has been gov
ernor of Oregon will stand as a
monument to the development of
RALPH COOLET. nresident of
the Salem Kiwanis dab: ''The
service clubs of Salem have rea
son to know of Governor Pat
terson's public spirited acts dur
ing his tenure as governor. I
sincerely regret his passing."
Beat Turner by
37 to 17 Count
TURNER. Dec. 21 (Special)
The Turner high school basket
ball team was defeated br Al
bany high 37 to 17 in a practice
game Thursday night at Albany,
Turner's starting llneun includ
ed Bear,' center; Jesse and Stew
art, forwards; Glvens and Den
ver, guards. Prof. J. R. Cox. W.
Chandler, Herald Smith and Rus
sell Denyer also made the trip.
OXE WARM IRISH BOY
BELFAST (AP) A nurse at
Clogher, Tyrone, has told the lo
cal education committee that she
found one little boy In school
wearing ten coats." two sweaters
and an overcoat.
J P Morgan
all recommend this
investment by their
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! YY discuss the recent break in the stock mar
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recommend you buy now life insurance. Buy
lots of it.
Life insurance la an investment. It is property,
. with a better rating than any other investment.
The world's greatest business men recommend
it as a first choice buy How they follow their own
advice is seen in amounts of life insurance carried
by such representative men as
Rodman Wanamaker.. 14,50 0,0 09
J. P. Morgan...... I t.S 00.9 00
William Fox f 5,009.009-
W 1111am Wrigley, Jr. ..$1,300,000
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eut in half. You can khow today, exactly what they
WT.will be worth, at any time in the future. "
y: ' - Tor the past IS years Mutual policy values
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the next 1909 years or more. Buy Ufa insurance
-today- - . r- ,
E. C. GOODWIN, Local Manager
Ore JC Penney Store . Salem, Oregon
TO FIND EIELSOH
NOME.1 Alaska, Dee. II
(AP) Pilot Harold Cillam, ac
companied by Olaf Swenson,"head
of the company which, owns the
for trading ship Nannie, icebound
at North. Cape, Siberia, took off
today la search of Pilot Carl Ben
Eielson and Mechanic Earl Bor
land, missing since Not. f, bnt
returned to the ship after a two
hour-flight without finding: any
trace bt the missing fliers,
NOME. Alaska. Dec 21. (AP)
Pilot Harold G 111am, who ar
rived yesterday at the fur trad
ing ship Nanuk, ice bound at
North Cape, Siberia, will start out
tomorrow In search of Pilot Carl
Ben Eielson and Mechanic Earl
Borland, missing since Nov. 9
while attempting to reach, the
ship, the Nome Nugget was in
formed today by Olaf Swenson. l
head of the company which owns
the Nanuk. Swenson and his 17
year-old daughter, Marion, are
aboard the ship.
Gillam took oft from Tiller. Al
aska, Wednesday wiht Joe Cros
son. and flew about halt way to
North Cape, which is 500 miles
from Tiller, they camped for the
night and hopped off yesterday
for the Nanuk. The fliers became
separated in the fog and Crosson
was apparently forced down some
where enroue; He had not been
reported at a late hour today.
Swenson said that he and his
daughter would fly to Nome at
the first opportunity. He added,
however, that those on board the
Nanuk and the Stavropol, a Soviet
ship Icebound near the fur trad
er, were Buffering no inconven
iences and that they all had suf
ficient fuel and food. r
He said that Russian fibers were
expected to take the passengers
off the Stavropol soon but that
they had had no recent communi
cations direct from the Soviet ice
breaker Litke which was in Si
berian waters with the Russian
VATICAN CITY, Dec 21
Pose Pius XI today celebrated his
"golden mass." the fiftieth anni
versary of nls first mass to tne
day, before an immense congrega
tion in St. Peter's. Nearly 70,
000 persons were present, filling
The ceremony-was much more
elaborate and colorful than the
mass the pontiff said yesterday in
the Cathedral of St. John Later
an in Rome, when he wasattend
ed in a simple setting by a small
group of invited ecclesiastics.
The pope left Vatican state ter
ritory for the first time to go to
St. John Lateran, thus ending the
long period of self ifposed con
finement of the popes.
The pope was born into St. Pe
ter's on the "Sedla Gestatoria"
to the strains of the silver trum
pets of the noble guards. When
he appeared the congregation
broke into cheers of "viva il pa
pa" (long live the pope). He
attempted to still the handclap-
We guarantee you more to
your furs than you can get
east or elsewhere.
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pin c and cheering as be was
brought up the nave,' but without
avail. Be bad to content himself
with making the sign of the cross
in benediction of the throng.
.SEATTLE. Dec fl. (AP)
Captain Eric Strandqulst was ab
solved of an blame for the loss of
the steamer Skagway, which he
steered on rocks off Cape Flat
tery last Monday aftet fire broke
out in its cargo of oil, in a report
filed, here today by federal steam
boat inspectors. ;
The captain did - "what he
thought best under trying condi
tions,' said Inspectors Donald S.
Ames and Thomas Short in their
report,- adding that there was no
violation to rules appertaining to
steamboat inspection service.
'Tearing wind would fan the
flames, the master headed for the
nearest. land," said the report.
"For nearly three hours the
fire was fought and finally got
ten under control. The master
then endeavored to maneuver the
ship into open water when the
mate reported the vessel was
drawing 19 feet of water forward
and likely to sink as a result of
water in the holds from the fire
pumps. As a last resort the ves
sel was then beached," the report
Very Real Loss
WASHINGTON, Dec. 22
(Sunday) (AP) Apprised of
the death last night of Governor
Patterson of Oregon, Senator
Steiwer of that state expressed
deep sorrow, at the loss of a life
"I am deeply shocked at the
loss of the governor, to whom I
was greatly devoted," he said.
"His death is a great loss to the
Senator Steiwer recalled that
he had known Gov. Patterson
since his own boyhood and that
the latter was a great friend of
SILVERTON. Dec. 21 Silver-
ton defeated Colton high school
here Friday night in a fat battle
of basketball. The final score
was 32 to 11. The Silverton re
serves were defeated (by Gates
with a score of 17 to 11.
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UNITED STATES IS
VIEWED AS LEADEn
CLEVELAND, Dec 11. f AP)
America ts the future leader la
th encouragement of greater air
plane speed and performance is
foreseen today by. Charles E.
Thompson,- Cleveland manufac
turer of airplane' engine parts,
who has announced the Thomp
son trophy for the las test land
plane ' participating in interna
tional free for all events at fu
ture national air races in this
Thompson said the interna
tional freo for all will bear the
same relation to land plane per
formance as the Schneider cup
races does to seaplane competi
tion. All nations having air serv
ices are asked to participate in
the land plane events. They will
be called Thompson trophy races,
and a cup to be presented by
Thompson Products,-Inc.; of which
Thompson is president, is being
The Thompson trophy race has
Low Fares for
Klamath Falls ........ $14.35
Fare and One Third to Other Points
SALE DATES DEC. 19 TO JAN. 1
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Phone 80 or 41 for Information
Hud last for Means
been ? approved by the National
Aeronautic association and lerers
of invitation are to be sent to
other nations and to maaufactu-.
era of planes.
In U. S. Navy
WASHINGTON Dec. 21 (AT)
Richard Evelyn Byrd became
a rear admiral today and word of
President Hoover's signing t'.9
congressional act raising his rack
went Out tonight to the explorer's
headquarters in the antarctic.
Mow, af-41, Byrd is the youc.
est living navy officer holding the
title which is the highest it is pos
sible to bO granted permanently
during peace times.
DETROIT, Mich., Dec. 21.
(AP) Bernard Grelner, of Mod
ford, Ore., 25, laundry delivery
man, was slain last night wh'ifs
on his way to the home or Lis
fiancee to assist in preparing a
list of guests for his wedding to
have been held January 15. Polira
believe he was shot while attempt-
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