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JTJ)REG0N STATESMAN. Salem.' Oretron. Sunday Morninsv Senttmher 1. 193(1 PinRffiVlS
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CaU it what jo- will, "midget."
C-iT KO" no with
iw al dlMn course, in Sa
lanc already established, the game
eenu aetttned te stayVna"
com a standard and popalar
form of amusement.
i f!? mlnlataro golf coarse.
Ail are Interesting and difficult
as miniature courses go, but each
ia unique in itself here. Practically
every one of the city courses is
different from its competitors in
The South Salem golf course,
located at 1044 South Commer
cial street, has "large greens as a
characteristic feature. Surprise
-" BiTra eaoa mgnt, and
to make it mora Interesting for
ay piaT Tom Craae, the pro
prietor, changes the hazards every
Monday. The grouds and" greens
"a groomed erery. morning and
it Is kept In good playing condi
tion. Evergreen First
The first indoor golf course to
be esabllshed in Salem, The
Erergreen, In the Van Patten
building on Court street, was de
igned by Graham Sharkey. Xa
the first few weeks of its activity
uunureqi oi people nave played
tha It holes in their course. The
first nine is located on the first
floor of the building while the
second 1a laid out in the base
ment. Following close upon the open
tag of the Krergreen course as
an indoor amusement is the an
nouncement of the construction of
aa lS-hole layout in the base
ment of the Chambers building
on North. High street. Within two
or three weeks, the couru will
be ready for play, according tgj
Bierung w. amiin, manager oi
the group installing the midget
coarse. J. William Chambers Is
president and lb Read Chambers
secretary-treasurer of the con
cern. Tha large space in the base
ment has been designed and con
structed by experts ia the minia
ture golf field.
Of Golf Noted
There are other take-offs from
the regular golf game In various
parts of the city. -Birdie" golf,
one of the newest putting prac
tice machines, ia being operated
at The Club" .next to the Elsl
nore theatre. Tne machine con
sists of an Inclined plate coTered
with felt te correspond te grass
greens. A triangular system of
holes Is placed at the upper end
and each hoi is numbered for
At the Winter Garden bowling
academy on North High street a
ReeTee gelt machine has proreu
popular since - its establishment.
F. W. Karr, a bowling and golf
enthusiast. Is owner of the recre
ation center. Besides the golf
machine, bowling is : galar fea
ture during the fall, winter and
spring months, and several reg-
KING WOOD, Sept. IS The
prune picking season has opened
alar leagues are preparing to
open play this week. The City
league will play its first for the
season Tuesday night, while oth
er groups follow closely accord
ing to schedule.
here. D. H. Moshers yards baa
been picked' ever once and pick
ing began yesterday In the Otta
Muellhaupt yard. The prunes art
large and of excellent quality.
Mr. and Mrs. Glenn U. Adams
drove to Albany Sunday where
they met an old friend, John Can
ning of Monroe county, Iowa wha
Is the guest of relatives In that
city. Iowa is Mr. Adam's native
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Applewhite
and daughter Catherine, Mr. and
Mrs. Theodore Bernard and Carl
Bernard spent Sunday at Alsea.
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Salem Recreation Co.
333 North High
bowline afleya Leairae bewlins anL op-
Fin est on Padfie Coast en alleys every night.
Automatic ReeTee golf driving net
, Balls and dabs furnished
Drive 20 balls for 10 cents '
Practical coif practice improve
JSnO V -
Fountain and lonch serrke
A sandwich, a drink or a meal
Homemade pies and cakes and coffee
fresh every hoar.
Ladies' trade especially invited
TOY ITDilEIvlI AEJL
COE3E TO THE
16 Holes of Interesting, Fascinating
YouH enjoy tHe Game and find it very inter
esting as well as good practice.
Tournament every Friday evening starting af
7:30. Cash prize for low setre each day.
Join The Miniature Golf Crowd Here
857 Court Street Opposite Court House
aaJ . nrlern indoor
WILL OPEN SOON
L. Read Chambers
t gterlini W. Smith
J. WilUam Chambers
Brush' up on Your Game of -
South Salem Golf Course
1044 8. Commercial Streets
Our greens are man-sized and the entire
course is groomed daily. There's variety, too,
on our course for we rearrange the hazards
TODAY, to tha Holder of low score we will
give a -
Score cards must be in at 4 p. m. Dinner at 6.
Court eons Service Surprise Awards
South Salem Golf Course
ir . J in
Tom Crane. Mgr.