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The OREGON STATESMAN, Salem. Oregon, Sunday Morning, January 12, 1929
Beid, Murdoch Interests to
Spend $150,000 in Im
; proYements Soon
(Conttcea from Pare O
anrlcotslOO tons: peaches 100
tpne; blackberries 50 tons. This
nreservinK or as much as may be
nesslble will be done In Salem,
thus adding a new outlet for Sa-
leta-grown fruits and berries'. Six
teen preserve kettles are to be in
stalled, double jacketed, of cop
pery with steam filling the space
netween the two walls of the ket
tie. The bottled preserves pass
through a steam-heated steriliser
then; through a cooler and on to
the i basement for storage
Sanitation of Plant
la Provided For
Careful provision is being made
for. -plant sanitation. There is
locker room for women employes.
a cafeteria, and a rest room which
Is detached from the main build
ing. This building to cost $6000 is
mow being erected by Barnnam
Bros, contractors and will be con
nected with the main building by
a. ten foot bridge. Strict reguia
' lnn enverin? cleanliness of
plant and of employes will be en
. t or red.
Manazer Madden escorted
through the plant last week. At
nresent it is chiefly an empty
structure, but several carloads of j
new and modern machinery are
now on the way for installation.
T3rbld receiving platform of the
King plant . is to be used as be
fore, giving a floor area of 60x-
167 feet. Here fruits will be re
ceived, weighed, and the grower
will receive a weight slip which
serves as. a -check Immediately
cashable at the bank. - From the
receiving platform products move
. Into the preparation room where
they-are made ready for canning,
lien's flotation graders will be
sed. Cans move on automatic
conveyors direct from the cars on
the track or from reserve stor
age on the fourth floor to the
tables where they are filled, then
on into the canning machinery
vhere.they go through the hot
water exhaust, are automatically
dra'ned, filled with syrup, sealed,
cooked, .cooled and conveyed to
basement storage. The big area
of the floor is to be covered with
a mastic flooring.. On one side of
the canning room will be -the pre
Pour New Cookers
Have Large Capacity
Four cookers are now en route,
each with a capacity of over 2,
000 cans at once. The sealing ma- j
chines will handle 130 cans per
tilnute and two are required for
The vast basement floored with
rement is available for storage.
The machine shop Is also located
there. An additional warehouse
room 100x100 is on the main
floor, opening directly on the car
platform for loading out.
On one of the upper floors su
fcar is . stored for easy supply to
the syrup kettles. These kettles
arc new, of Monel metal, rustless,
stainless and acid-proof. The syr
ups flow by gravity down to the
canning an preserving line.
During 1930 Reid. Murdoch
trill can the usual run of fruit3
and berries, and do preserving as
welL Mr. Madden is going to ex
periment with preserving ground
cherries, which will be something
new to the eastern trade, and so
far have not been a commercial
product. The plant will do a lim
ited amount of experimental can
ning of vegetables, chiefly beans.
. carrots and such. The pack will
be thipped to the various branch
es and the favor it meets with
i 1 1 determine
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Marie Densch, IS, of Browns
Mile, Pope County, is Illinois'
:hampion speller for 1929. . She
von the title at the annual contest
it the opening session of the 111
ioIs State Teachers Association,
at the opening session of the llu
State House in" Springfield. The
;ontcstc&t3 spallea 225 words be
fore winners were ??'"rt-J
chain had wedged between the
casing and the drill.
Although numerous attempts
have been made to locate the Rio
de Janeiro, which was said to
have carried a treasure in bullion
in her specie tanks, no trace of
the sunken vessel has ever been
found. It is the general belief the
liner was carried out to sea by
the swift currents.
District Council Scheduled
At West Salem Wednes
day This Week
WEST SALEM. Jan. 11. (Spe
cial) The Salem district Metho
dist Men's council will be held la
Ford Memorial church Wednes
day evening January 15th.
Two hundred to 250 men from
outside of West Salem are ex
It is hoped that an attendance
of at least forty will be present
from our own city.
The program will consist of
Dutch lunch served by the Ladies'
Aid in the community hall for
50 cents per plate.
Following the luncheon a pro
gram will be given in the church
Numbers on the program will
include a vocal solo, "He Knows
the Why," by R. A. Raymond; ac
cordion music by George Brown;
marimba music by Miss Findley.
Two speakers will appear on
the program. Dr. F. A. Magruder
of Oregon State college, will
speak on some observations of
his recent tour in Mexico.
Dr. Magruder is a thorough stu
dent of international affairs, a
keen thinker and a forceful
Dr. George B. Pratt, a Portland
dentist, will speak on a subject
not yet announced.
Dr. Pratt is a very popular
speaker with men's groups and
will bring a worth while and in
The program will begin at 7:30
Announcement state that
Mfncheon will be served at.fi: 30,
but the ladies will be prepared to
serve anyone who come after 5:30
and will . continue to serve until
all are fed.- ' .
- This is one of the finest groups
that will come to. West Salem
this year. Plan to come and en
joy it and give our visitors a
to combat the blaze. Loss is esti
mated at around $l,dO0. The
fire started about five o'clock.
With Its city water Bystein. fro
zen up and only a bucket brigade
formed by men, women and chil
dren of Gig 'Harbor, the town was
virtually at the mercy of the
flames until the fire boat arrived
and prevented them from sweep
ing the Skanzie shipyards and
other valuable modern struc
tures. The blaze was believed to have
been started by someone thaw
ing out pipes.
2 FLYERS HI LOST
1 R OT
Highway Across Cascades
To Be Considered at Meet
In Salem Friday
NEW YORK, Jan. 11. AP)
-With only one tangible clue
that a heavy motored airplane ap
parently lost in the fog had pass
ed over an airport in Connecti
cut more than three dozen
planes scoured a wide area today
in quest of two fliers who went
up on an altitude flight yester
day and did not return.
The two men, Daniel Marra
and William Kirkpatrick, were
believed to have been caught by
a cross wind and hampered by
poor visibility, to have lost their
bearings. They took off from Far
mingdale, N. Y., yesterday morn
ing to determine the altitude ca
pacity of a six place cabin mon
oplane owned by the Falrchild
Airplane Manufacturing corpora
tion, a unit of the aviation corporation.
, (Continued from Page 1.)
due formalities have been com
pleted that the county will as
same responsibility for the Breit
Road Held Important
Development of the road from
Gates to Breitenbnsh Springs Is
paramount with the welfare of the
county even if the South Santlam
road, is completed before the road
from Detroit across the summit.
It has been pointed out by those
close to matters regarding the
construction of the roads that
final development of either route
would in the end help Salem.
It Is admitted that the route
from Detroit to Sisters has the
advantage of the better grade but
it is also pointed out that the
route from Lebanon has priority.
It is not the question as to which
road will help Salem the more but
the actual development of the
road across the mountains is the
object to be attained.
Silverton Kou'. Sfn
As Possible Thrrut
Should the South Santlam
highway be cc ipleted. all traffic
to tne- north will go through
Salem and all traffic from north
erly points via the Santiam high
way would also go through Salem.
But If the North Santiam road Is
constructed first; Salem may be
second choice to northbound traf
fic inasmuch as Silverton will
make a strong bid with a propos
ed direct route to Portland which
will undoubtedly tempt traffic
These points as well as several
hundred others will be brought
out at the meeting to be held here
Advertising for Salem and the
Willamette valley, as well as for
the state at large, will be dis
cusse dat the Salem chamber of
commerce luncheon Monday noon
by Herbert Cuthbert of Portland,
manager of the advertising and
promotion department of the
Portland chamber of commerce.
Mr. Cuthbert has been in charge
of the 'work of inducing tourists
to come to Oregon, and obtain
ing important convetions for
Portland, for seven years, and has
had wide experience in the pro
gram of which be will speak Mon
day. Vice President M. C. FIndley's
special committee on scenic and
tourist interest of the county will
meet at the chamber of commerce
office Monday night. On this com
mittee are W. W. Chadwick and
David B. Hill, in addition to Mr.
PLAN 111 MEET
PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 11
(AP) Courthouses in Oregon
counties, excepting Multnomah,
will " be largely deserted next
week, many of the county offi
cials planning to spend several
days here to attend annual con
vention. Three annual meeting of organ
izations made up of county offi
cials will be held at the court
house here next week. The groups
to meet are the county judges and
commissioners, district attorneys
The judges and commissions
will meet first, their session op
ening Tuesday, continuing
through Wednesday and ending
with a banquet Wednesday night.
They will discuss problems of
their offices, probably request
new legislation and then stay ov
er Thursday to attend the state
highway commission meeting.
They are deeply interested in
Officers of Salem Camp No.
118, Woodmen of the .World,
were installed Friday night by
George R. Stafford, assisted by O.
C. Watkins. The officers are E.
N. Filsinger, past consul ' com
mander; L. W. Dubois, consul
commander; George R. Stafford,
banker; W. E. Judson,A "'ot-
C, Watkins, escort; Gge T.
Walker, watchman; J. -jsHer-ren,
sentry; George W. Chman
P. C Lntx and .Carl C. Woh Man
agers ; E. C. Crawford, eapt4 of
drill team; R. .A. Eraser, US-
Of State Senate
Called by Beam
MvMINNVILLE, Jan. 11.
(AP) G.. S. Wright, former sen
ator from Yamhill county, passed
away at his nam fr-kr at noon
today. He had. been vjll with
pneumonia for-two" days but his
condition had not- been consid
ered serious and death came as a
great shock to his friends.
Mr. Wright, who has practiced
dentistry in McMinnvlIle for more
than 30 years, 1s well known in
political circles of the state. He
was an active member of the state
senate and served-as mayor and
in other offices, of his home town.
He is survived by his wife and
one sister, Mrs. Ella Rosenburg
of Seattle. .Funeral arrange
ments have not yet been made.
EUGENE, Ore., Jan. 11 (AP)
Ten degrees above was the of
ficial temperature marking here
early today, f ;
50c Special Dinner
75c Gray Belle Dinner
$1.00 Dinner de Luxe
11 A. M. to 9 P. M. Today
srn m high
VIRGIII TIMBER BY
By C. D. WILLIAMSON
Associated Press Staff Writer
S. S. GEORGE WASHINGTON.
At Sea, Jan. 11. (AP Recon
ciliation of the work of the Lon
don parley with the disarmament
plans of the League of Nations
appeared today to the American
delegation on thi9 vessel, ten days
before the opening of the meeting,
one of the outstanding questions
with which the conference will
have to deal in its early sessions.
While America enters the con
ference regarding the possible
eventual agreement as binding
without recourse to any other or
ganization, the American dele
gates will be prepared to discuss
the attitude of others that such
an agreement sjbould be linked
with the work of the league as
far as they are concerned.
It was learned on the highest
authority that Secretary of State
Henry L. Stimson was ready to
agree that the results of the con
ference should be turned over to
the preparatory disarmament
commission of the league as a
step in furthering the commis
sion's work on the question of
. 'Continued from Iage 1.)
With the executive department
and the state highway commis
sion working in complete har-
! mony. the late governor later ap-
! peared before a number of civic
organizations and requested
their support, in virtually every
instance, the organizations before
which the late governor appeared
adopted resolutions pledging
Among the most ardent sup
porters of the late governor's
plan was the League of Oregon
Cities, which comprises the offi
cials of virtually every munici
pality in the state. At a meet
ing of this organization held in
Salem a few months ago, the late
governor gave an address in
which he .called their attention
to the vanishing timber tracts and
the necessity for immediate ac
tion. He stressed the importance
of the tourist business which, be
raid, would be gelded to a large
extent by the attractions Oregon
has to offer.
Following a brief discussion of
the late governor's proposal a re
solution was adopted by the
i league in which the members
gave assurance of hearty support
to the plan. Promises of cooper-
ation also were received from
I many other sources.
j Governor Norblad announced
A Newspaper is -Not am Automobile
But a newspaper can and should show improvements from year
to year, just like a mechanical invention.
We arc prpbd of the PROGRESS which The Statesman has shown in the past eighteen months. We can
tell the roll of improvements" just like an automobile salesman repeats the chances for the better made in the
rcner&t disarmament, in irnicn cti.... h. h. tnn r.afi,M th.
the extent to,lne unuea states nas cooperaiea. importance of the tourist travel.
On the other hand, America la
rfoih V0avttflhln napt i n f will he
.tndrtaen here. It is booed that i Prepared to oppose vigorously any
vegetable canning will be possi-i Plan to make the, conference
ble. but the problem Is to pack in j agreement for the Lnited States
competition with other districts.
Eventually making of Jellies is
' proposed for the local plant from
currants, grapes, crabappies,
! gooseberries, plums and quinces.
lAbcls Will Carry
Name of. This City
With reference to their attitude
Itoward the grower, Mr. Madden
said: "I believe strongly in pay
ing a fair price to the producer.
Wa cannot expect the grower to
produce the produce steadily at a
loss. At the same time the canner
U governed not by his desires but
by, market conditions. A big crop
of raspberries In ' Michigan .may
lower prices here; or a big crop
of strawberries around B a 1 1 i
xnore may. have tba. same effect.
We must meet this competition.
Our new labels ; will carry a
picture of t be Salem plant and
: carry the ' name Salem, Oregon,
'which will give wide publicity to
. this point."
The personnel of the local plant
Include It. E. KIttridge assistant
r to Mr. Madden; Ray Yocom,' su-
: perintendent; Fred Hard . i n
charge of the preparation room;
-Glenn Hoi man, '.mechanical fore-
dependent upon approval by the
HUES OF OLD
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 11.
(AP) For two. hoars .today the
mysterious sinking of the Pacific
mall sttamer-Rio de Janeiro in
the Golden Gate nearly -30 years
ago, seemed - near solution when
! engineers making .borings for the
Golden.' Gate: bridge found their
drill string : metal off Port Point
But hopes 'were dashed - when
diver went down to 5 investigate.
In the belief that the drill had
struck the iron sides of the long
sought steamer which carried 117
- persons to their death, : William
Reedv noted diver, went down to
verify the theory." Although' he
searched the bay bottom in the
Vicinity thoroughly he found tooth
ing but rock. It was his conclu-
HIGH SCHOOL MEET
EUGENE, Ore., Jan. 11.
CAP) After two days of view
ing college life, bearing speakers
discussing problems affecting
high school leaders, electing of
ficers and generally enjoying
themselves. 500 young hlgi
school student officers, editors
and managers and faculty advis
ers in annual conference - here
left Eugene today tor their vari
John Adams, Grant high school
Portland, was elected president of
the state association of. student
body officers while Edward
Reams. Medford. was elected vice
president -Naomi Child, of Sandy,
Ore., was elected secretary, Clare
Vause. iMiltoa-Frcewater, waa
elected president of the state high
school press association, turn ln-
galls. Hoed River, vice president,-
Dorothy Tucker, Albany, secre
tary. Madeline '.'Gilbert, Eugene,
Friday was eleeted president of
the state association of the Gin s
S TRAPPED IK MIXE
- DIXON. Ky.. Jan. 11 (AP)
Ywo men were trapped today ,by.
an explosion In ' the cart Melton
coal mine in an Isolated section
about eight miles from here- and
hours , afterward rescue efforts
were still unavailing.
and that paved highways were not
the only essential in attracting to
Oregon, persons living In distant-states.
"While I have not had time to
go into the late executive's plan
thoroughly," said Governor Nor-
Mad. "I am convinced that the
principals he enumerated are
sound and that the money neces
sary to purchase various timber
tracts would be well spent
"It Is a well known fact that
the tourist travel In Oregon has
increased- materially during the
past few years, and statistics
show that the money spent by
these travelers has aggregated
many millions of dollars.
1 do not feel that It would be
proper to ask the legislature to
appropriate money lor this pur
pose, but I do believe that it
would be wise to authorize the
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sunn uiii cuuimission 10
spend a part of the funds it re-1
ceives from motor vehicle licenses
aad gasoline taxes to this end. As
I understand the highway com
mission already has authority to
purchase state parks and provide
other attractions along the high
. Governor Norblad indicated
that hewoald delve Into the late
governor's' proposal more thor
oughly during the next few weeks.
and would follow his Investiga
tions by a . .- formal statement
dealing with the subject
. "Everyone -in Oregon knows.
concluded Governor . Norblad,
"that, this state needs outside
money and ware people. - I can-
.not conceive of any more effec
tive way to. attract capital - aad
people than to make our high
ways attractive and inviting.", j
- SMALLPOX REPORTED
; TEXARKAXA. Jan. 11 (AP)
Smallpox which- became -prevalent
several days Ago, has stricken
500 or more persons ta the city
and in the two counties In Texas
and Arkansas of which Texarkaaa
Is a part'
; DE MOLAYg VISIT
"' Members of the Sunayside chap
ter of the Order of DeMolay of
Portland,. visited the Salem chap-
SIM Of MS.
TACOMA. Wash., Jan 11.
(AP)-Flaraea which, wiped out
virtually bait the water front
business district of Gig Harbor, a
smair suburban town, and for a
time threatened to spread to mod
ern business buildings, on .the op
posite side or the street, -were
brought - under control at : 3 0
p." m.. after Taeoma'a : new ' fire
car he sells.
A BETTER NEWSPAPER
Fuller news coverage of Salem, of the surrounding country through our new Valley News Service.
Continued Associated Press leased wire, giving full news of Oregon, the Pacific slope and the world at large. .
BETTER FEATURES: LOOK AT THE LIST
Five Fine Comics: Polly and Her Pals, Tillie
the Toiler, Annie Rooney, Toots and Casper, Tell
Dr. R. S. Copeland, daily health article.
Society Page features: "Oh These Women,"
'The Beauty Box," by Helen Follett; Daily Fash
Quin Hall daily cartoon.
Ella Lehr, Friday Article on Cooking.
Cross word puzzle for the puzzle fans.
Editorial Features: Informative, independent
and interesting editorials. .
"Bits for Breakfast" Interesting sketches of
Oregon history by R. J. Hendricks, editor emer
itus. "Curt Comments"-daily sports column.
BIG SUNDAY PAPER
Farm and Market Page; Outdoor Section; Building Page; Radio News and Features
Mechanical Improvements: Better typography, improved stereotyping and presswork,
NOW for 1930
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i ne statesman drives also tor larger circulation in I 930 and for greater advertising volume.
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