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Francis Feller Greeted by
Family and Friends at
By HELEN B. SADLER
AURORA. July 31 Tbere
was a particularly happy family
party, at the home of Mr. and
Mr. Arthur Kraus, July 27 hon
oring Francis Feller of Wood
burn, on his 90th birthday.
Mr. Fellers happy disposition
caused him in early life to be
"known as 'Jolly Frank Feller
His independent sureness of him
self, and his ability to overcome
obstacles, coupled with a keen
sens of humor, has caused him
to annex a score more of years to
bis life than is alloted to the ave
rage man. Frank Feller was born
of French parents at Mets, Alsace
Lorain. At 15 be came to the
United States, stopped in Illi
nois for a time, then sailed
around the -Horn in 1857, land
ing In Oregon where he called
French . Prairie home. Later he
became Interested In the lumber
business at Qlendale, and also
mines In Colorado. He at one
time owned 860 acres of land
ner the present site of Donald
where he had extensive bop
He was married to Miss Rtaul
aman Whitney of French Prair
ie. To them were born 10 chil
dren of which nine are living.
After her death in 1892 he was
married the second time to Miss
Ida Garrett, two children blessed
that union, in 1904 he moved
his family to Woodburn.
Mr. Feller helped organize and
was president of the Butteville
Farmers Fire Relief association.
and the Hop Growers association
for 25 years. He has made three
trips to Europe, the third being
in the Interest of the hfip grow
ers. He has always been a staunch
democrat, and was a charter
member of Chatnpoeg Masonic
lodge No. 27 A. F. and A. M.
He is as sturdy as an oak, and
has never had a day of very ser
lous Illness in his life. He goes
everywhere with as much confi
dence as a man of 60 and is now
planning a trip to Detroit, Mich
igan to visit a daughter. He
drives his own car anl makes his
own traffic rules. The day before
the birthday dinner, he hitched
up his Ford, took his wife to the
beauty parlor, and drove her
At the Kraus home he was
seated at the prettily appointed
banquet table with his wife, 30
children, grandchildren and
great grandchildren around him.
During the day he sang the
French natipnal anthem, La
Marseillaise, accompanied by his
granddaughter Betty Kraus. His
voice was strong and he sang
Many friends called during the
day to extend their felicitations
and hoped he would realize his
great desire to live to be a hun
dred or more.
Present were, Mr. and Mrs.
Francis Feller of Woodburn A.
E. Feller, J. P. Feller, Charles
Feller and son Charles of Don
ald. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Barrin
ger and Mr. and Mrs. Francis
Barringer and children of Cor
vallis, Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Scheur
er, Mr. and Mrs. Howard gchtfur
er. Mr. and Mrs. Jordan "Purvine,
Miss Helen Scruggs, Miss Olive
Bkipton and Mr. Thompson of
Portland, Mr. and Mrs. J. C.
Barkman and daughter Arda Mae
of Mllwaukie and Mr. and Mrs. A.
W. Kraus and family ot Aurora.
111 ROUTES TO BE
!EI SEPT. 1
GERVAI3, July 31 Notice
has" been received by Postmaster
A. R. Siegmund that the change
In rural routes announced by the
department some time ago is to
take place September 1. One
carrier ont of Silverton, Roscoe
L. Wolcott, of Route 3, is being
retired, and it is the policy of
the department to consolidate
Toates where It can be done with
out Impairing the service.
Two Silverton routes and two
thirds of route 1 out of pervais
are to be merged in Silverton.
Route t, Gervais will be elimin
ated and Otto Schwab, carrier of
this route will be transferred to
The remainder of route 1, Ger
vais and a large portion of route
2 will constitute route 1, while
the remainder of route 2 and
rout 3 will become route 2,
Gervais. ,M. J. Mahoney -will
continue to carry route 1, and J.
E. Cutsforth, who now carries
route 3. will carry route 2. Mr.
Cutsforth was entitled to the
transfer, but elected to remain at
Mr. Schwab will move his fam
ily to Silverton before the open
ing of school as they have two
high school pupils. Orville and
Louise; in the family. The
change carries a substantial in
crease in salary.
GO TO WASHINGTON
MEHAMA. July SI Mr. and
Mrs. Nye Phillips and children
left Tuesday morning for their
home In Buckley, Wash., where
Mr. Phillips Is principal of the
Buckley high school. They have
been with their parents since ear-,
ly Jane, here and on a trip
through eastern state. They
left sooner than they wanted to
as Mr. Phillips, has business in
Seattle, Wash. '
MRS. ROBIXSON BACK
SILVERTON, July 30. Mrs.
Emma Robinson has returned
'from a visit at Tillamook, Clat
skanie and Kelso, Wash., after an
absenc ot about two months. Her
daughter, Mrs. Arthur Sallenger
of Portland, returned to Silverton
with her and will remain her tor
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Paul Buekky (eenUr) former
assistant prosecutor and brother
of Jerry Buckley, slain radio
crusader, conferring with Prose
cutor Chenot. Buckley is at-
WEST SALEM. July 31 Mr.
and Mrs. E. O. Breshears drove
down Wednesday from their home
in Independence and took their
aunt, Mrs. Marion Jkloore home
with them for an all dav's visit.
Charles Needham and his sis
ter. Miss Gertrude Need ham oc
companied by a group of friends
will start Sunday by auto for
Yellowstone park. They will be
absent about a week.
E. C Williams and family will
go to OceanMde Saturday for
Conrad Fox senior and family
hare left West Salem. Thev now
reside at Miller and Commercial
streets, Salem. While here they
occupied the house owned by A.
R. Southwick of Mountain View.
Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Miller, their
daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and
Mrs. P. L. Clark of Salem drove
to Hazel Green Sunday- where
LYONS. July 31 C. S. Jor
dan, Lyons farmer, had the mis
fortune to dislocate his left limb
at the nip Joint. Mr. Jordan has
been suffering severely for some
time with what was thought to
be sciatic rheumatism. However
it was learned by his attending
physician that a socket Joint dis
location was causing his trouble.
Mr. Jordan runs a dairy and
will be obliged to hire a man to
do the work for some time and
also put up his hay crop which
is ready to harvest now. With the
aid of crutches he can get around
pretty good but will be laid up
for several weeks at best.
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the slaying of his brother U his
campaign over the radi for the
recall of Mayor Charles Bowles
f Detroit. Mich.
rthey enjoyed a plenie dinner to
Mr. and Mrs. John Camlck and
family have moved from West
Salem to a ranch at Bellefontaine
where they expect to make their
Dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Edward Brock Sunday were Mr.
and Mrs. A. H. Nicols of Dayton,
their son. Guy NMcols and Mrs.
Birdie Palmer, both of Portland.
A. H. Xicols in a brother of Mrs.
Rev. M. A. Groves, pastor of
Ford Memorial church has writ
ten to friends at home describing
the wonderful vacation trip he
and bis family are having. They
were first thrilled at sight of the
monster trees on the Redwood
highway. The second day out of
West Salem they ate breakfast
with the C. H. Creasy family at
Eureka, Calif. The Creasys are
old time Wnt Salemltes and for
mer parishioners of Mr. Groves.
They drove from there to Pasa
dena, which is the former home
of Mrs. Groves and visited her
family there. While at Pasade
na, they ascended Mt. Wilson
and visited Ihe greatest astrono
mical observatory In the world.
In going up the mountain, there
is an elevation of 7,000 feet in a
distance of 10 miles. They drove
up in second gear and down in
low and Mr. Groves states that
their hair did not change color
though he thinks it may have
changed position several times.
They left Pasadena Monday for
Phoenix, Ariz. Having been told
that the heat Is so intense that
cars refuse to run in the daytime
they planned to drive through in
the night. Mr. Groves says he
wishes they could take the Ore
gon climate along with them on
They plan to reach Otego,
Kan., the home of Mr. Groves'
parents the end ot the week
where they will visit before re
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AT HAZEL GREEN
HAZEL GREEN. July SI
Rev. F. W. Pontius of Vancouver,
Wash., superintendent of the
Oregon conference of United
Brothers charch. will held the
last Quarterly conference of the
church year, August S at 2:00
o'clock at the Hasel Green
church. Delegates will be elected
to the annual conference, the
Women's Missionary association,
the Otterbein Guild, the" Adult
Union, the Youth's and the Pri
- The conventions of these or
ganizations will be held In con
nection with the annual confer
ence at The Dalles, beginning,
The last ' reneral confrpm
made some ehanre In diacinlin.
puttinr the adult classes of Sim.
-day school and brotherhoods In
me Adult union, the Christian
Endeavor and Sundav uhool
work above elementary Into the
Youth's union. Junior C. E. and
Elementary Sundav school divi
sion in Primary union.
All members of the church and
anyone in the communitv Inter
ested are uraed to ba nrpnnt
NORTH HOWELL, July 31.
Sunday afternoon the grange base
ball teams of North Howell and
Silverton Hills, will play on the
Silverton diamond at Eureka ave
nue. The game will be called at 2:30.
This is the first game of the two
or three which will be played be
tween these two grange teams to
decide the county championship
in the grange league.
I Picnic Honors
HAZEL GREEN. July 31 Mr.
and Mrs. Ben Clemens entertain
ed with a picnic dinner in the
Hazel Green park Tuesday eve
ning in honor of Miss Lucille
Westfal, who will leave for Iowa
soon via California.
There were present the honor
guest, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Reyels.
of Salem, Mrs. John Tweed and
children, Miss Margery, Edgar,
Robert of. Central Howell, Mr.
and Mrs. Mayhoney and Miss
Loraine Fletcher of Salem, Mr.
and Mrs. Clemens, Clifton, Ellen,
Mr. and Mrs. Nash and two
children of Coke. Colorado are
guests at the Orville Luckey
nome. iney like Oregon and ex
pect to locate her4.
The rolf course has been com
pleted at Hazel Green park. Clif-
ion uiemens went to Portland
Monday afternoon to purchase
HAND IS INJURED
JEFFERSON, July 31. Mr. Le-
ham residing north of town on the
racuic nignway, accidentally got
his right hand too nc r the fan
in his hay baling outfit and cut
off the ends of the first three fing
ers. He was brought to town where
his wounds were dressed by the
GRANGE BALL TEAMS
CLASH ON SUNDAY
vas? V, "ivK Jgr 3
Mrs. Ann Wickland of Lot An
gela, California, wife of Dr.
Carl A. Wickland, founder of
the International Psychological
institute, has been quoted In the
last volume on spiritualism to
be written by the late Sir Arth
ur Conan Doyle. Mrs. Wickland
experienced a pnychlc phenom
ena with Sir Arthur while a
guest at his estate In England
Installed in New
BRUSH CREEK, July 31.
Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Underdahl
have arrived at their new home
at Galata, Montana, according to
word received here by friends. Un
derdahl's left some time ago by
car to make their home on their
large Montana ranch.
The report an extrnmAiv hnt
and uncomfortable Journey and
that Montana was also very warm.
For the first few dava n av re
mained with a brother of Mr. Un
derdahl until their own house was
Bridge Is Being
Built at Labish
LABISH CENTER, July 31.
Actual work on the county bridge
which will Join the Labish "Mil
lion Dollar Highway" and the Mt.
Angel market road was begun on
Wednesday with the arrival of the
pile driver and crew. Most of the
piling has arrived at Brooks,
while the planking has been here
for some time.
The bridge will cross the lake
bed of beaver dam in the vicinity
of the Hayea apartment house and
will provide an outlet for produce
from the north side of the lake
and Parkersville district during
the winter months when the lake
is usually flooded.
BE GOOD TO YOURSELF
be sood to your CLOTHES !
me arwrnoon. Xou'U enjoy 2 hours of relaxation, while you
sit down and just guide your larmdry through.
The complete laundry unit now costs you about what
you've been asked to pay for a good washer alone. Come in
and see it I
that washes clothes and whirls them
dry, is offered on special terms, too !
. ONLY $2.50 DOWN
Bslsnce on convealcat terms
FU3UG SECSra COIIV
GUSHAM I SAUM
LYONS. Jury 31 Isabella
Jane Scott was born at Forgan,
Scotland. August 4, 1143. She
was united In marriage to George
Johnson Of Newnort. SratlinH
June 19, 1872. The family came
to America in April 1882, and
located near Salem, Marion coun
ty. Oregon. A Short tima latr
they moved oa a farm above Ly
ons ana maae this their home
until the vear 1900. whA th.
Johnstons bought the farm In Fox
Valley, where Mrs. Johnston has
lived the nast 30 Vtm ur
Johnston leaves four children, G.
K. Johnston of Slem. Ella J.
Johnston of Lyons. Mrs. riara
Surry of Lebanon, and J. H John
ston of Lyons and nine grandchil-
aren. Her husband preceded her
15 Vears ago. Mn Johnatnn woo
a loving mother, kind neighbor
ana mend to all who knew her.
She was a member of th rhnrh
of England from early life until
coming to America at which time
she united with the Presbyterian
church and continued a faithful
worker for her master as long as
ner neaitn would permit
HAZEL GREEN, July 31
The Japanese school is in session
for three hours on Monday, Tues
day and Wednesday at the'Labish
hall near Mr. O. Gora's home,
Thursday. Friday and Saturday
at the kindergarten building near
Mr. YamasukI of Portland is
teaching this summer. Rev. and
Mrs. Niewa- taught on Saturday
during the school year. The par
ents wish the children to know
their own language. It is an as
set in business, as many of the
older Japanese In business use
the Japanese language.
The bridge across Pudding
river will not be open August 1,
as announced. The hill at the
west end will not be finished. The
dirt is being brought from east
end of bridge.
Mrs. A. L. Bear
Injured by Fall
i i cniN&it, juiy 6i. . Mr. ana
i Mrs. C. A. Bear reached home late
j Monday night from a h,urried trip
j to Crawfordsville to see Mrs.
Hears aged mother, Mrs. A. L.
Bear, who is at the home ot her
son, F. M. Bear.
Mrs, Bear fell and possibly frac
tured her knee and will be con
fined to her bed and chair for
some time. It comes doubly hard
to a person who has lived 87 years
and has not had to be dependent
on others on account, t sickness
Mrs. Bear came alone from her
home near LaPorte, Indiana, near
ly three years ago, for a visit at
the homes of her two sons, and
their families. The O.egon climate
is so alluring, no time for the re
turn trip has been fixed.
slave to your
do the work
and allow you time for
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HI IN SESSI1
SILVERTON, 'July' SO Among
those from Silverton attending
the Minnesota picnle held at
Playmor park recently were
Mrs. George Hubbs, Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Hubbs, Mr. and Mrs. Her
man Neaglie. Mr. and Mrs. E. J.
Morrison, Lusetta Morrison. Mrs.
Richard. Miss Muriel Richards,
Miss Florence Richards, Miss
Venta Brewer, Mr. and Mrs. Ed
son Comstock. Janet Comstock,
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Others In high colors beautifully v:
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GIRL IS ILL
JEFFERSON, July 31. Mia
Lanra Mason under went a minor
operation In Salem Tuesday. Lam
ra is an employe of the Telephone
company and Mrs. Malissa Cobb U '
assisting daring her absenc.
BACK FROM NEWPORT
AURORA. July 31. Mr. Man
nock drove to the coast Sunday
and returned with his family who'
have been to Newport tor several
weeks. Mrs. James Taylor and
daughters have also returned.