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Thy QUEGON STATESMAN, Saleru' Oregon, Fridaj Morning. Deccnber S, 1933
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Fire Jn Hershberger Prop
erty Starts in Early
Horn; Cause Unknown
INDEPENDENCE, Dee. 4.
(Special)- The warehouse and
milling plant of the U L. Hersh
berger Mining com pany.was de
stroyed -by tire her which broke
out early Thursday morning. Be
sides the buildings, machinery
and stock of the owners, there
was t.000 bushels of wheat own
ed by -farmers stored In the warehouse-,
and this ;was badly dam
aged by the fire. The loss to the
Hershberger company Is estima
ted at $25,000 with insurance o
" $4,500 on machinery and -stock.
The tire broke out4a the office
about 1:10. but its cause could
not be ascertained. The Indepen
dence Ore department rushed to
the scene and aid was summoned
. from ' Monmouth, the new pump
er of the Monmouth department
being sent erer the help fight the
flames. - . ,
The original mill was erected
by Capt. Skinner some. 40 years
ago. Flour manufacture had not
been carried on for eome time,
the plant being used tor manu
facture of feeds and general seed
and feed business. Wheat. clover
seed, mill feed were la in. stock
at the time of the fire.
Mr. Hershberger has owned
the property about fire years,
former, owners being W. H.
Hoffman, Louis Hehnick and or
iginally the Oregon Warehouse
and Milling company.
Reports In the Salem after-
noon paper to the effect that Mr.
Hershberger waa In - the mill
working on bis books until 10:
30 in the evening are la error.
Mr. Hershberger , wished it
known today. He states he and
his son left the mill at C p. m..
and (hat he was working on his
books at his residence until the
UPTOII as, WAN
AS HE GETS TROPHY
(CoattaocA from sg It
aid. The cup he received today
was probably worth Intrinsically
many times the price paid tor. the
historic yachting trophy. Just
how much the contributions to
taled has not been announced by
Mayor Walker, who took charge
a the suggestion of Will Rogers,
. originator of the Idee of a trophy
for The world's best loser.".
- Besides the . cup today Sir
Thomas was given a huge volume
a couple of feet long; a toot wide
and about six Inches thick, con
taining: - the thousands of letters
that accompanied I the contribu
tions. I never knew of a man." said
Mayor Walker. Mwho has such a
unanimity of rooting for him by
American . over something that
he was taking away from Ameri-
"In my home in London." re
Plied Sir Thomas, "I hare what Is
considered to be the largest col
lection of sports trophies In the
world the cups that my yatchts
hare won in many waters. Rest
assured that In, the forefront of
that eoHeetlon will rest this tro
phy tar it is la truth to me
America's cup. . Although I've
lost, you make me feel I've won."
At a conference here Wednes
day attended by A. I. Raught,
representing the Weyerhauser
-Timber company; M- T. Hoy,
master fish warden, and Gover
nor Korblad. It was decided to
withdraw complaints against the
proposal of the timber company
te dump the Uguld waste from
Its new sulphide plant at Long
Tiew, ; Wash., into the -Columbia
river. .- - ' " :r ' ' '
- Governor Norblad tiled the
comntainm two weeks ag at the
reauest of fishermen on the low
er Columbia rlrer. who- alleged
that ,the refuse from the plant
would, destror the fish ltle and
menace one of Oregon's meet im
The timber company has agreed
to install cesspools, la which the
refuse from the plant will be
treated and diluted 150 times be
fore It reaches the river. It also
is olanned to- place the , refuse
carrier on the bottom of the
stream. Arthur S. Einarsen, state
biologist for the state ' of Wash
ington, Informed Governor Kor
blad that these precautions would
eliminate an danger of Injuring
the fish life of the Columbia riv
er and probably meet - with the
approval of. the fishermen. -
Frank' Lllburn. Mrs. C. C. Ceer.
Miss Lena Belle Tartar, Miss
Mary Sehultz. Mrs.W. H. Burg
hardV Mrs. W. J. Mlnklewita,
and Mrs. T. M. Barr. s- ?
These names were accepted
from the nominating committee
composed of Mrs. W. E. Ander
son, Miss Dorothy Pearce, and
Mrs. C. 8. Hamilton:'
Following the, election of the
board t directors the board held
a special meeting ami elected the
following- officers: Mrs. Walter
Dentoni. honorary chairman; W.
T. Jenks, chairman: viu um
ISchulta. first viee president; Mrs.
oasaa i -vany, second vice presi
dent; Mayor T.- A. Livesley, third
vice president;. Mrs. C. C Ceer.
secretary- and Carl Wenger,. see-
The. first concert of the Salem
junior; symphony will be spon
sored early in the new year.
PEACE OUTLOOK IS
'Is j World Peace Possible?"
radio - address, delivered .by . Pro
fessor S. B. Laughlia in Portland
Wednesday, was given before the
students t of Willamette univer
sity in chapel, Thursday. Dr.
Laughlln Is intimately connected
with the eoundl for prevention
of war. - ,
Dr. i Laughlln pointed, out a
number of the hot-beds of racial
rivalry and conflict throughout
the world. "Only China and Jap
an and a number of very small
nations are not today controlled
politically by Europeans or their
descendants. stated the speaker.
All countries are well-develop
ed in freedom economically and
socially, the speaker seemed to
The widespread influence of a
number of the European coun
tries over the globe was men
tioned. Holland, a small state In
Europe, controls the Island of
Java which Is on the other side
of the globe although the popu
lation of the latter- far outranks
in number that of its rulers.
Dr. Laughlln made no attempt
to answer his question which tit
les the address, but he pointed
out the general sociological, ec
onomic and political situations
over the world.
Several years previous to the
Civil War, books were published
In fever- of slavery which quoted
ministers who proved by the
scriptures that slavery -was a di
vine institution. Today, only mild
forms ; of slavery exist In few
places; the general opinion Is
against that movement. This idea
was pointed out as an example
of what might happen to the
Ideas regarding the institution of
At .a meeting In the Salem
- chamber . of commerce rooms
Thursday night a permanent or-
' ganixation for , the Junior- sym
Dhonr orchestra was effected
with a board of directors elect
ed, the" constitution ratified and
Prof. William Wallace Graham
ritirisd is director r ct tat or-
' Tne board of directors is W. T.
Mki. chairman: , Hay or T.
IJvesley.. Mrs. Hal Hoax. lira. C.
. r . Clark. Miss Dorothy Pearce,
tfra. Susan Vartr. Cart Wecger,
F. S. BMITOII DIES
k o:i niunsDJiY
One-Time Bectrio - Store
In Salem Clubs.
" Frank 8tone Barton.' f form
erly prominent' here as proprietor
of an electrical store, active in
clab circles, and- lately of Port
land. died. in a local hospital here
late yesterday after an illness of
nearly five, years duration. After
he gave up his business here on
accoant of ill health and remov
ed to Portland five years ago, his
illness had gradually become
Barton was born In New York
state in 1810. He was graduated
in electrical engineering from Sy
racuse university and became su
perintendent of tb ; testing' de
partment for steam turbines of
the General Electrie plant at
Schenectady. N.Y. Later he be
came superintendent of eleetrical
service for Queens City, New York
Came to Oregora in 1014
In 1907 he was married, and In
1914 he came to Oregon. Soon
thereafter he started as electri
cal contracting business and open
ed a. retail store in Salem at the
corner of High and State streets.
A : radio broadcasting , station
which he constructed was -' the
first and only such station Salem
Surviving the 'deceased are a
brother, Richard D. Barton of this
city and a sister, Mrs. William L.
Wible of Portland. His wife pre
ceded him in death two years ago.
Barton, while In Salem, was a
member of the Apollo club, the
Masonic lodge, the Elks club.
First Methodist church and
choir of that church and at one
time of that of the first Presby
terlal church here.
Funeral services - will be held
here Saturday at 2 p.m. from the
Clough-Barrick chapel, under the
auspices of Masonic lodge. In
terment will be in City View cem
Third In this winter's series of
Friday night programs at the
Y. M. C. A. is scheduled for to
night at 7:45 o'clock. The pro
gram feature a travel talk by
Dean Roy Hewitt, dean of Wil
lamette university law school.
Musical features will add to the
program. Dr. George H. Alden
will preside. - .
. Eighty members of the
Churchmen's council of First
Methodist, efcurch gathered at
banauet tables Wednesday night
to hear an address by Bishop Ti
tus Lowe of Portland. H. F.
Shanks. president of the organ
In part, the blsnop aeciarea,
"the crime wave Is a landslide to
paganism on the part of the
American -people. In order to
combat this landslide the church
has to stop being a nice . club
where- people go to drink pink
teas: and instead put their backs
to the wall and -stop .the crime
wave. ; He -challenged church
members to use their mental, and
physical -powers against crime.
He maintained .the church is
able to give people "that which
no other organization Is able to
do: comfort in time of need.
ability to face death without
fear, greatest start in life tor
and most Interest in youth of
Concluding he stated his be
lief that "the church of today is
ea the verge ef renaissance of
new spiritual holier and that ft
Is up te the First Methodist
Church of Salem to pioneer in
this movement In the state of
The one other feature of the
evening's program was rendition
ef two veeal selos by Ai A.
- Laid to Rest in
Mrs; Elisabeth Richmond Flet
cher was laid to rest in- the Pio
neer cemetery east of Brooks.
Tuesday. She was born at Sing-
hampton. Ontario, May 12, 1872.
and came with her parents to
Oregon to 1891 to Umatilla coun
ty where they settled near .Pen
dleton. : -She
was married September 12.
1900 to E. B Fletcher of North
HowelL The family moved to Sa
lem la 1910 where she lived un
til the time xf her death, Novem
ber 20." , - - -J v
la addition- to her husband, ahe
is survived by r three children.
Mrs. Flora Hedrick. Lorraine
Fletcher and Ellsworth Fletcher,
two brothers, Dan Richmond of
Brant. ' Alberta. and John Rich
mond of Coadost; end two grand
children. Den and Lyie ueanca.
Of Llill Cinders
Another step towards the elim-
laitioa of cinderi la Btlem wag
mad yesterday when the Oregon
Puis A Paper company contracted
with, a manufacturing firm for a
Sturdavaat cinder eliminator. The
agreement calls for the-construction
aad installation of" the ma-
S C, '& Mr.'. within a ftnUy period.
' - '- - i
A copy of the 80-page
book "Flavor Secrets.'
The latest filing la cook
ery. Thousands of new
rmggestions in the fine
art of flavoring food.
Ton have ' never seen
anjthing quite like this
book. Nothmg of the sort
ha erer before been pub.1
lisaed. Ton will find it
an adventare into a new
- realm of cookery which"
will delight yo and those
who gather around your
board. It takes, the mo
- no tony oat of cooking. If :
showa how to dress np
the 'stand bya." Ton
will keep it handy in the
kitchen and refer to it
frequently. In it you will
find little tricks at your '
finger tips unexpected
touches that will give
new zest to old favorites
and add many new favor
ites to your kitchen rep
ertoire. It will lead you
into all manner of in
triguing seasoning paths,
the perfumed trail of
apices and fragrant es
sences. This book . has
been three years in prep
aration. Its material has
been gleaned from all;
orer the world, and care
fully tested in the kitch
en. Everything in it is -practical,
and easy. Ton k
. will find many complete
recipes for new axd ia-.
teresungr dfaheav But the
important ' part of the -
bcci b ia the thcr.c:idi
r of suggestions for adding .
new: piquancy, new do- ?
lights ta your erery-day -
recipes. : ; ': .: ; ' .
Dr. Hewitt's address Is "My
South American, Trip." The dean
made" a land and. water tour of
South America last summer with
a party from Seattle of watch
he had . charge throughout the
Journey. The- group sailed -south
along the Pacifle coast to about
the center of the South. Amerl-
eoast; them It weal by
ular and cog railway across the
Andes mountains and . the plains
of Argentina. 'A ship was taken
from , the eastern coast to New
Tork city. The return was made
to Salem across the- continent. .
' Musical selections on the pro
gram Include "Indian Love Can.
but only as long as the supply lasts
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1 1 1 f ,
A rcsrolar 4-cs. jar el SchllHag
PHEPAIIED sMUSTAUD OAUCQ Frea
Tvitii your pcrcfeasa el CcWnira CcKgOs
VAiniXA CSTQACT Freo ttSs yesg
. gTsrcZaaea c2 OcMIHtts Tea
Sceto BOO nrfiD
by Orieml and "Jesu Bambino"
by Yosv twe vocal solos by Elea
nor Moore, 'accompanied by Alva
Ansler. A reading will follow
given by Mrs Carrie M. Chase
entitled "Christmas Day in the
Two other , vocal solos will bo
presented by Kenneth Abbott ac
companied on the piano by Miss
Mildred Abbott. Mr. Abbott will
sing "Road Ways" by Densmore
and "Orpsle Trail by Galloway.
CAMTAIGX COSTS MOCJTT
NEW TORK. Dec 4. (AP)
The Nye. committee heard, today
that 1(0.000 la addition to the
$49,000 already reported waa
spent In behalf of Dwight 7.
Morrow during ; the New Jersey,
aenatorlal primary last spring.
The committee is here investi
gating New Jersey campaign ex
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j Dear Oldanta has
arrived with a carload of
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fS Toyland opens Saturday at 10 A. M. in 558 Ward stores -the U
first step of a nation-wide campaign for a jblly
old-fashion d Christmas !
ROLLER SKATES Ball
bearing .wheels and; adjust
able length, for both Boys
S5. i; ...j..$1.10
COASTER WAGONS with
steel wheels. Christmas fun
the year! ......
MOVIE MACHINES with
It M. M. Hollywood pro
BAG OP BLOCKS mere
than a; peck,! to make
churches; houses, garages,
114a. IBOIS have
shou!der straps- and .real
sheepskin head.) Snares and
: drum- ,
sticks ' ........
vsr - a w as
In Search of a Home!
25c to 89c
DOLLS with waterproof
ed enamel .faces! They
say "Ma-Ma", too. .
$1.19 to $2.98
DOLLS that wear party
frocks. They talk and
walk and sleep!
5339 to $17.50
BABY DOLLS,: soft and
cuddl y. A d e r a b 1 y
dressed." i .
smartlr styled to lead the
STEAM ENGINES that
run with steam. Uses alco
"Home Work" becomes
e Work- becomes ) )
rork with this outfit! C-r
8PEEDTS with steel
disc wheels that have rub
that will really sew. Just
the thing to make dollies
clothes with. ' Looks . just
like mother s
PARLOR SETS 7 metal pieces
to thrin young home-makers!
Chinese red j Clfl.
grand piano! ........ JOC
DINING ROOM SETS In walnut
finish metal lend hospitality to
any Dolly's - t . nO
home! ...... 1..
Famoee Electrie ffreJ' tTaat prosnJse m mneh '" -i-. A '
rsm for Dad ae for Junior I Kverythinsj T
eewldt mat let sat electrie tnlm te ttere Smell
trains, and laie trains! Get his -electric'
trala at V7ardil f " :
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