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1 . Legal Lethal SleerJ j I
A DOCTOR in Chicago Is
21-year-old idiot -son.
the act was one'of mercy to be
demned. The accused was shown to have, spent a fortune
in trying to make over the son, showinjr na lack of love
. . ' 1 II " L 1
zor ' mm. a somewnai sumuir
ado some years asro. ' '
'.-1 Society is woefully backward in not devisinjr some way
of administering lethal sleep for hopeless idiots. It took a
lonff time to legalize, sterilization so as to prevent the re
production of these unfit. Some day we may tae tne next
. . . -t i i a i . m 4.1 1 u.HAVf.
step ana sesauze tne oroeny
inskrtA nr idiotic
, Psychopathy is now such
tell the particular form of insanity one may possess ana
whether it is curable or not. If not, then in many circum
stances It is an act of mercy to draw; the -curtain on a
physical frame whose mind is
1 Serving WitKout Pay j
r? seems that Oregron was not the only state where candi
dates for office proclaimed their willimjness !to serve
without pay. Washington, for example, had a man running
for Drosecutinor attorney, in King; its most populous county.
whojpublicly announced he would not take any part of-the
salary, if elected. The similarity with Oregon ends there,
for while Oregon elected by overwhelming vote to high of
fice the man who renounced all or the major part of the
official salary. King county defeated its candidate,' and now
. i a- ji.i T. r :
me oar association is seeiung 10 tusuar nuu, auegiug ua uue
of its irround3 that the promise of candidates to serve with
out pay was a violation ol the criminal code and against
public policy, in the following language:
Too oner was an attempt on jjore s pan u io ui wwuoo
by bribery, as defined by courts In nnmerons decisions. In tbat
Dore offered to deposit a sum of money belonging to him to
tho credit of th covnty treastrrertkereby givhrs; taxpayers of
tho connty a direct pecuniary benefit -in tne event ho was
leeted. Sach offers -are against pnblic policy because they tend
to obtain election of persons to public office because of the
wealth of the candidates, irrespective of their personal fitnss'
Remember "After the Bair?
THE composer of "After the Ball Is Over is dead. His
name,: long-forgotten, was Charles K. Harris. If you are
getting to be an old-timer you can remember when ' After
the Ball" sang its way round the world. Those a step
younger can begin with "ThereTl Be a Hot Time in the Old
Town" and "Sweet Bunch of Daisies." Those whose names
mow fill the society columns in doings of the young, mar
ried set came along with "Mother Machree and others of
Ernest Ball's sohzs. while the cradle roll has to be satis
fied with "Yes, We Have No
"After the Ball Is Over"
when vice and virtue bore
never admitted a Christian
course in its sentiment: and in
the tempo acrobatics of 1 modern composers " After the
Sail" now seems as antique as
arctics. " -
in ess to c into' banking, his
feel like doing- the same thing if
Judging from the count at the
poor time to church the wayward
Paul Mellon, son of Andrew,
' HUBBARD, Dec Jfr Alvln
-Sari converted his large truck
'Into a comfortable house on
wheels by the use of a teat for
cover and by tho addition ot
a stove and other accessories,
saade a-eosy conveyance tor the
XI men, women and children
who left early Tuesday morning
to attend the annual Four Square
convention at the temple ia Los
Angeles. The party expects -to
e. gone about two weeks.
-The group included Alvin Earl,
.he driver, Mr.' and Mrs. John C.
looraaw, Ernest Scott aad Etts--abeth
Raanick of Hubbard, Mr.
and Mrs. L. A. Cots and bb7
-Sdward of Aurora, Rev. Dls
row, pastor of the -Four -Square
church at Woodburn, and his
-tamlly, Mrs. Dlsbrow, - Adelle,
patsy and Robin Russell. Mrs.
John Robinson of Woodburn:
Mrs. Belle McCnUey and daugh
ter Gwendolyn, Miss Hilda Worn--dahl
and Miss Lee of Monitor.
Dale Kelly of Portland. Jeff 'Jen
sen of Dayton and Ruth . Briery
Stay 2 Months
1 a In Vancouver
HAZEL GREEN. Dec 10
Ta If er4At Ta 4m awetaiiiail
uae aisxivu M- utv v aa pairevw
home soon from a two months
-vlstt with her daughter, .Mrs.
tBlanche McVeigh, in Vancouver,
B. C '
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Slater
and -small daughter Shirley of
.- Coquille, . Ore.. rare guests from
Christmas till the beglnlng. ot
. 'the -year of Mrs. Slater's par
ents. Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Davis.
-Raleigh Burttis f Hermiston,
OreJs a guest ot Uncle Louis
rCasewelL , - .
Mr. aad Mrs. W. XK-Daris were
tosts-to a family diner Saaday.
Covers were laid for their daugh-
tsec.Mrs. Louise Dunnlgan; Port-
ithndi "Ernest Belknap, Chinook.
..Wash.; Ur.-and Mrs.i Richard
No Fear Shall Awe
being tried lor murder of Ms
Another doctor testified that
commended rather than con
case was rcpuneu jji ww
-"'v-'-l j.'--, -. s:
exiincuon, ox mosc lucmauijr
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a science that it is possible to
already, darkened, i .
Bananas" and "Happy Days."H
mniniscent of a ribald age
fixed ; labels and the preachers
could dance: Victorian of
its melody Quite innocent of
mustache cups, surreys and
' '' .:- v.'l
fathera vocation. Most publishers
they only? had the chance.
last election, this seems to be a
repa means. '
has xiven up the publishing bus-
Salter; nee Edn a Da vis, small
daughter 'Shirley; Mr. aad Mrs.
Homer Davis aad -children. Miss
Wilms Davis,: home 4n a visit to
her parents from CoquUle, and
the hosts. Mr. and Mrs. W. G.
Davis and children, Miss Helen
and Sanrord. ' ! -
B. C Zenalskl-has named his
farm -Wild -Blackberry Farm".
Mr. -Zeliaiskl has developed a
very fine 'Variety : ot cultivated
wild blackberry. f i
LYONS, Dec - So-i-Mrs. Clyde
Sherman and daughter of 8alem
were week end visitors at the
Harvey Sheltoa tome here. Mrs.
Sherman Is the youngest daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrc-shelton.
Stanley Crom ot Stockton,
California,- was here overt last
week end at the home of his par
ents. His lather who has , been
quite 111 Is some better the lsst
coopl of days. . ;: ?;-.- K V:
Friends are congratulating Mr.
and Mrs. John Word en over the
arrival ot a daughter tn their
home December 22. She has been
named Phyllis. Mother and babe
are doing well. ,
Harvey Ransom continues to
improve though seemiagly very
slow. ; ' "He was threatened' with
pneumonia for several days but
has been , able to overcome this
affliction and Is new' recovering
quite satisfactorily. . . -
: In Llontana
MARION. Ore. Dec 20 Miss
Ruth Mitser, who has-been mak
ing her home with her aunt and
uncle. Mr. . and - Mrs.- If. A. - Bar
ber, the past several years, left
Sunday for Musselshell. Mont-,
to join her .father. J; O, Metier,
who s now. located at that place.
Miss Dorth Cray.- who has
been visiting . with her parents.
Mr. and -ILrs. Warren . Gray, at
the - Craxros&r - iarnv over th
Christmas haillaya left Sunday
tor -Seattle, where she Is amploy-
By IL 8. Copcland; EL P.
la our childhood we were toldj
- . - m . M I
and peraaps for a "me eeuevea
that; . ; - . . f -. ' -"Crusts
will make your hair carl.
Crusts will mate yon strong;
Crusts will cure the stomachache.
It eaten right along."
: Some of ta
claims of dieti
tians may seem
Just as . exlra
vagaat and far
fetched, b at
' us. they have a
mora . scientific
basis than the
this old- nurs
l ery rhyme. For
day more-.' aad
-more evif ence
ia being accum
ulated to prove that good teeth
depend almost , wholly on proper
-. For many years dentists - and
doctors, . health and school offi
cials, have laid great emphasis on
the proper cleansing of the teeth.
We have been taught how aad
when to brush the teeth and mas
sage the gams, what kind, of a
brush to use. what paste -or pow
der to put oa It. why dental floss
is necessary, what month-wash to
employ. . And we have been train
ed to make semi-annaal trips to
the dentist to have him repair the
damage that has taken place.
Now we are being- taught that
unless the diet is correct, all the
physical-care that can be given
the teeth will not preserve them.
But, on the other hand. If the
diet is correct, the dentist's-exam
ination .will more, often than. not.
show that all Is welL ! ,
Damage to the teeth comes pri
marily from within. The teeth
fall to form properly or their sub
stance breaks down because of a
lack of the proper food elements
to build them np and make them
strong; and .resistant;
Tests have recently been con
ducted at the University of Mich
igan to discover the effect oa the
teeth of eating sugar. . Groups of
children were carefully watched
during a certain period. All of
them were gives , an antiseptm
month wash twice daily. Borne
were allowed their . usual . diet
while the others were put on one
from which sugar was practically
At the end of the period the
teeth were examined. Two-thirds
of those who had eaten sugar had
developed cavities. In those who
had not had sugar there was no
evidence ot decay.
Doubtless, it was not the su
gar itself- a valuable food when
properly used that caused the
Mlecay. More likely it is because
sweet food takes away, the appe
tite for the foods necessary for
Knowtnc- these things, yon will
see why it is wise to eat sweets.
especially, in a concentrated form
like candy only at the end of a
meal. When that la done; there
is more likely to be a properly
balanced diet, the essentials will
be taken. Then the teeth will
not suffer from a lack of the
food elements they need.
what are these elements mat
take part la buUding the teeth?
The most Important ones are
lime, phosphorus, and the sub
stance known as vitamin. D.
To .secure these elements the
diet should contain fresh fruits
and 1 vegetables but, more impor
tant than anything else it should
contain an adequate amount of
A quart of milk a day by Itself
would supply all the vitamin D
needed by an adult. For babies
and children it is the chief source
of this important element, and
should never be omitted from the
Of Old Oregon
Town TaBcs from The Statee
maa Our ISathrrs Bead
Dec 81, 15
Salem Reeekah lodge No. 1 en
joyed a holiday party at .one
lodge han. Miss Bella West had
charge of the . punch howl - and
Mrs. H. A. Thomas of the re
freshment booth. Mrs. Harvey
Walker. Mrs. Clara Ferguson and
Miss Ethel Fletcher were in
charge of the evening's program.
Members of the Junior . guUd of
St. Paul's Episcopal church ten
dered Mrs. Edward W. Hall a
plate shower at -the residence of
Mrs. Henry Tope , ; - ;
Mrs. Ida Burroughs was 'named
president et the Ladles Aid so
ciety ot the First Congregational
thureh. Mrs. Ida Babcock is sec
retary and airs. Lot L. Pearce
By quick work of the fire de
partment a 'serious , or was
averted when a dummy Santa
Clans - caught tire in the show
window ot Mrs. Becky T. 8 wart's
notion shop on -North Commercial
street. Tho dummy was ignited
accidentally by one of the clerks
who was la act of lighting a gas
light in the window.
Perry dale Folk
PERRTDALE. Dec 2.
Christmas dinners are over and
every one is settling -hack to a
routine. Perrydale folk .enter
tained a large guest .list this
year.- Most dining tables were
set for from II to 20 guests
though Mr. and Mrs. Elliott enH
teitained relatives - ana
friends on Christmas day.
Mr. and' Mrs. Martin Tan
Cross spent Friday in Corvalils
: . Mr.- and Krs. "Fay Morrison
aad famOy spent Christmas la
Oregon City with her sister.
Barton. Conner ot Union Is
visiting d arlag rthe holidays with
his .rrandm other la UciilnnvCle
Land aunt, 'Mrs. Boiert nueneu
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i CHAPTER XSXVJL '
"A divorce ? he echoed the
word, but he didn't realise it yet.
Tea. as quietly as possible,
of course. No . one knows we
were ever married . . . a very
simple affair . . . depend on you
not to make it difficult.
She talked in her sweet, well
bred voice. He caught a word
now and then, but he could no
longer sense its meaning.
Divorce. She wanted a divorce.
He understood that now. That
was all he could understand.
She was giving him her hand.
He took it and nodded. He dared
When he looked up again Nan
cy was gone.
A plump matron with a flower-trimmed
toque atop an old
fashioned pompadour had appro
priated her chair.
He got up and walked toward
the street. He mustn't break
down. He must walk as though
nothing had happened. As though
Nancy did not want a divorce.
And out of his misery, through
his tortured thoughts, he saw
the ' lady . of the flower toque
again. She bad sat opposite while
he was talking to Nancy. He had
remarked her florid coloring as
one remarks a gaudy ehromo on
the wall. A queer, detached part
of his brain had been struggling
with her trying to place her.
Now that ft no longer matter
ed now that nothing mattered
he remembered her. She was
Mrs. Porter, the woman with
whom Nancy, had been staying
when he first loved her in the
In his 1 anguish he thought,
half- humorously, "Well, she was
In at the start and the finish.
"Ancient of days, who sitteth
crowned In glory..
Grandma HoUenbeca sang- lus
tily In the i kitchen to lift ' her
sagglBc spirits. She was lonely
aad depressed. Her rialt wasn't
turning out as '. happUy as she
had- expected. The girls were
dears, but they hadn't much
time for an- old lady; and she
hardly ever saw Peter. Just as
soon as he would coma In to
talk to- her. and they'd begin to
enjoy : themselves talking about
the - old days the - Mission in
Sau .Francisco before the 'fire.
the Golden Rule Bazaar the
pet goat he "had on the ranch
when he was a little boy Kitty
would Interrupt: It' really seem
ed -that she dldnt want them
to talk' together.
Kitty wasn't verj welL ot
course. That might account for
It, hut certainly she wasn't very
friendly. She never introduced
her friends, and . she dldnt like
It when Grandma tried to make
friends for herself. The Freese's
housekeeper -was a real nice
woman, and so was the Whaler's
cook, always ready with a smile
and a friendly word over the
back fence, hut Kitty rot all up
set over that and caUed them
servants. ' i
t And 'when Mrs. Whaley her
self, the rich Mrs. Whaley, Invit
ed her over for tea, she had a
tainting spell and said Grandma
had Undone twenty years work
of puttinx; that social climber in
her" place! . v
"Ancient of day, who -sitteth
crowned In .glory." It's surpris
ing how you can cheer yourself
up with" a hymn when- you eing
it loud and strong.- Grandma
Honenbeck sang and thumped at
the-raised biscuit-she waa mak
ing, nitty said she liked hot
bread. WelL .she'd have it on
her tray "to ---the- morning- with
honey. Grandma wao-almost hap-.
py -tfc$nkfatg- how -pleased Kitty
would he. 1 :
To thee ail -knees -are bent, all
i ; voices . pray,
HAPPY BARRYMORE FAMILY! f
ran rnimrried, id ft
"Thy love has -blast "
"Grandma! ? Nancy came ia
the back way,, flung her hat and
coat on. a chair.
"Tea, Nancy '
"Grandma, I'm married. . I
was married last summer, and
It's all a mistake. I've got to get
a divorce. Nobody knows it was
a secret marriage .. -. . X don't
know why I'm telling you. I'm
just desperate, that's all. I just
thought- I guess I just wanted
you 14 know!"
Nancy flang b&ek her head de
fiantly. She had kept from cry
ing all the way home; she would
not cry now!
: The-. old lady nodded under
standing. She went on knead
ing, her -dough. As if secret mar
riages and divorcer were every-
r day happenings to her. -
You see, it -takes -money. That
Is why I'm so helpless.' I have
thought and thought aU the
way home. I don't suppose- you
hare any you could, lend me,
grandma?' I -
For a long- minute their eyes
met. What she saw in Nancy's
made old lady HoTlenbeck look
away.' She thought of the farm,
ot a patient animal waiting, on
butchering day. 4,
; With . something like ' a sob,
she liftediher skirt and dug- into
the pocket ot her black sateen
Nancy took the money In her
hands. Ten one hundred dollar
bills. A thousand dollars! Imag
ine carrying all that money in
your petticoat pocsket! -
"Why don't you keep It tn the
bank?" she asked curiously.
"Well, J don't know. I guess
I'm old-fashioned. 'That was the
best answer Grandma Holleabeek
could make on the spur ot the
moment. r-- t' ' " -
- - There was another reason,
really. It . had to . do with the
late and not greatly - lamented
Jason Hollenbeck, her husband.
As long as he lived she had - nev
er seen any money. Not even a
five-cent piece. Whatever she had
needed, he bought -for her grudg
ingly. After he was cone .she
kept whatever money she had In
the 'house. She liked . to know It
was there. -Right at hand. If she
wanted to spend it.. It is right
there. She dldnt -have- to - ask
anyone, not even the young, man
in the bank.
Aad . there was another- reason
LOS ANGELES Top photo shows
recent picture of John Barry
snore's palatial yacht "The ln-
; fanta. Mr. Darrymore, with
'. , his wife and baby . daughter,
spend the greater part of their
tine cruising- up and down tho
Bottom photo shows- John
BsjTymore-and Mrs. Bart jsnoie.
the former Dolores Coetello of
, screen fame, with their charm
las; yearn daughter Dolores
- Ethel Mae Barrymore. This plc
tore was made- of the happy
three on board "The Infanta."
for keeping this money all she
had la the world in her pocket.
It was her . independence. With it
she could buy her way into a
certain old people's home. Let
Kitty be disagreeable if she
wanted to, she could leave any
time, with the .money all ready.
When anything went wrong she
had only to reach down slyly
and touch tho wad ot bills la her
petticoat pocket it was her in
dependence, close at hand.
Nancy fingered the bills ! ner
vously. She hadnt expected anything-
like this. Papa's mother
navtas; a thousand dollars! ,
sue said. l could oar ran
back- la six months a yeir, any
way. Tou're sure you can spare
ltr ' . .
"Yes.. I ean spare It,
But you must have Intended
to do something with it, carry
ing it around that way.
Old Lady Hollenbeck covered
the bread pan with a dean dish
towel aad leaned, unsteadily. For
a moment Jast a moment she
hesitated. She saw herself, old
and -unwanted, in nor son's
house, eating the bitter bread of
charity. And then she saw her
self, a young woman again," in
her husband's liouse. : Miserable,
humiliated. Disillusioned, and no
one to hay her freedom, no one
to help her get away . . . no di
vorces those days v, .no one to
help her get one, even if there
had been. -
. Sne thought of , her grand
daughter. Pretty Nancy, Beginn
ing the same cycle.
IN5tUn I'd rather : do with
It! She turned to Nancy. Smil
ing, her eyes all ptty and tender
ness, and the twist of pain oa
her mouth. -
So Nancy took the money.
HesiUUng, feeling, hound to
do it, Nancy begaa her story.
But Grandma Honenbeck dMvt
Lwant to listen. :
t "No use going all over It,"
she said almost sternly, "it does
nt do any good -to talk about
troubles. Cure, 'em it you vcau.
and bear cm if yon cant. That's
all I . can. see about It, I had to
bear. -mine. 1 guess I can help
yon get out of yours.
She. was wondering what her
oww. life -would hsve been like If
she- had left Jason JloUenbeck
the tint- time ha - struck her
But. there were the children, of
course, the children who all
sickened: and died but Peter.
Br R. J. HENDRICKS
pioneer spooks, hangings;
rhr were other ghosts In the
a.m. nne ot . them used to
make his (or her) presence felt
sround the corner of Church and
State streets, where the wiuiam
Brown home la now. (Is a ghost
male or female?) , A man had
been killed there, A large tree
stood near that corner, and its.
limbs. rubbing against v tnei
branches of companion - trees.
made, spooky sounds, especially ,
when the wind was high. Many
DOODle "saw" that ghost, as well
as heard it. Joe Baker, oldest res
ident in point of service in sa
lem. when he was the mala part
or the whole of the Salem police
force of the old -days, saw tnat
celebrated ghost once.
w - -
That was the first and last
ghost he ever saw. It was In the
summer time. It was a windy
night; just moon enough to sug
gest brooding spirits. It was- dus
ty. Salem streets were always
dusty up to a tew years ago.
when the first paving was done
here that is, in the summer
time; and they were mud holes
In the rainy season. The ghost
rose up right in front 6t the then
young municipal police force
Right there by the spooky tree!
But Joe rushed it. He went after
it with drawn billy and ready
pistol and it turned out to be a
small whirlwind that had gath
ered up a shape of dust. In form
all the world like a man. or a
ghost of one. as It would appear
to any one with. Imagination,
even now. And much more ho. In
such a locality, where, spooks
played pranki constantly.
V S .. ' .
There used to be two promin
ent dwellings in Salem that were
"haunted. One ot them was on
North Liberty street, the other
on Hth street south of State, in
what we used to call East Salem.
The owners could not keep these
houses rented, through a good
deal of the eighties and nineties.
Tenants got' the stories of the
spooks from the neighbors, end
so generally moved out soon.
V It !
This condition existed up to the
time that . each - of the haunted
houses came, ' strangely enough,
to he occupied by the family of
a minister. One of the preachers
was Dr. W. C. Kantner,' in the
Liberty street house.
No one has heard anything of
houses being haunted since. The
preachers were not afraid of spir
its. Their familiarity with spir
itual things does not generally
extend to spooks. -
, v V "
A son of William Kendall, the
first man to be legally hanged in
Salem, moved to eastern Wash
ington, and lived there- until a
year or two ago, when he died.
E. M. Croisan's father Worked
In the mission saw mill, that
stood where the Larmer ware
house was, on Broadway, In the
winter or 1847. Tne saw was an
up-and-down one. Mr. Croisan re
members that the machinery out
of the mission eaw mill was
taken to the east side on High
street, - where that street crosses
South' MU1 creek, on the south
bank ot that creek. John Force
put up one of the earliest saw
mills in this section there after
the mission saw mill was aban-
doned. Mr. Force opened, a race
ISAAC ME DIES
. AT MILL CITY
MILL CITT, Dee. 2 0 Funer
al services for Isaae D. Wyre,
who died at the home of his
daughter, Mrs. E. Wrlgglesworth
of Gates Wednesday evening at
ten o'clock, were held at the
Church ot Christ In Mill City
Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock,
with JZer. A. C. Bates la charge
of the services. Mrs. Eddie Dra
pe! asang three solos. The pall
hearers were Tom Lawson. Ed.
Davis, John Welch, " Al Carey.
Lou Kelle and Len Young. Ger
ald Heath ot Gates was in charge
of the funeral ' arrangements.
Burial was In Falnrlew ceme
Isaae Wyre was horn In War
rlorsmart. Penru. Anrll 17. lftco.
4 The greater part ot his life he
spent in the east, coming to Ore
gon two years ago last Novem
ber following the death of Mrs.
Wyre. Since coming to the west
Mr. Wyre has made- his home
with his daughter at Gates, rxtm
I death followed a very brief 111-
yi' Wrrm u survived by eight
children, fourteen grandchildren
and two Teat-grandchUdren. The
children are Charles Wyre, John
Wyre. Carl Wyre. Mrs. , O. O.
Hall, Mrs. Mary Gordon and Mrs.
Tom Smith, all of Tacoma, Wn.,
Leslie Wyre of West Decanter,
Penn., and Mrs. E. Wrlggles
worth of Gates.
St. John's day was observed
by the members ot the Masonic
and Eastern Star lodges of Mill
City Saturday evening, with a
banquet served at Mill City ho-
l. 'cloc. following
which Installation of officers was
?1Jn the LO.O.F. halt Mrs.
W. W. Allen acted as installing
officer for the Eastern Star and
F. R. Olln installed the officers
for. the Masons. A program
cards and a social time featured
the remainder of the evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Al VanDahl and
family are moving to Mill City
this week from JUltm .v.
Istheir home. They have rented the
urown residence on the Linn
county side of the river. Mr. and
Mrs. VanDaht are the new pro
prletors of the Legue. ;
"Mrs. -Robert Schroeder of Mai
City drove-to Lebanon Sunday to
bring- hack to Mill City their
daughter Mar oris who had been
a pending part of the Christmas
Til never he able to thank
you enough. Never. Revert" Nan
ey,eried. She hid the money in
her dress, . .
, (To he continued)
from South Mill creek there, and
ran his little saw mill, with wat
er power. Mr. Croisan often saw
that ancient up-and-down saw,
min In operation. Mr. Force was
tho man who bought the Wallace
Prairie land, on which was the
Oregon Institute building tho
one that was built and never
used for school purposes. Mr.
Force paid the Oregon Institute
rntJta 12009 for the land and
buildings, and they added flOOe
and bought for 1000 the Indian
manual training scnooi propen
where the first classes were open
ed In the Institution that became
by change of name
. V J "W '
Uf. rmiun'i father and moth
cr crossed the plains In the Immi
gration of IS t. They were sin
gle when they stsrted on that
long Journey. They were married
on the plains. Rev. I. A. Corn
wall. Presbyterian minister, who
was with the covered wagon
train, tied the nuptial knot for
them. The people of Douglaa
connty have erected a monument
to Rev. Cornwall. at the-point
near Oakland where he and his
family passed the fearful winter
of .184 , during which time they,
almost starved to aeain.
There was very little crime in
old Oregon, un to the time of the
discovery of gold In California.
The grotd rush brought all kinds
of people good, bad and indif
ferent. From the early fifties,
there was about as-much lawless
ness ' here . In proportion to the
population- as In most sections of
the country. ,
Bancroft says William Kendall
was tried In a special term of
court and executed so early after
his conviction three weekr be
cause there was no Jail. Bancroft
made a mistake. Marion county's
old log jail was here, on the east
side of Church street, near Ferry.
Kendall at one time during his
confinement feigned insanity, '
and to lend color to the feigning
set fire to the JaiL The blase was
A sailor named Cook was shot
by a gambler named by William
Keene, at about the came time
Kendall killed Hamilton. Keene
was also kept fa the old wooden
jail, and tried in the Oregon In-
stitute building by Judge Strong,
and convicted of manslaughter,
and sentenced to six years In the
penitentiary. As the Jury had de
cided that Keene ought not to
hang, and as there was no terri
torial prison yet, and he could
not be confined in an Imaginary
penitentiary, the governor par
doned him Governor John P.
A few months later Creed Tur
ner - stabbed and killed a man
named Bradbury of whom he
was Jealous both being in love
with the same girl, a Miss Bon-,
ser. Turner wss convicted and
hanged'' near where Portland is
now; thatr the crime having been
committed on Sau vies Island.
The case ot the hanging; ot
William Everman, in Dallas Polk
county, in 1S52, was given in this
column some days ago. in the
story of Martha E. Gllllam-Col-lins.
I (There will be a! few words to
add to this series tomorrow.)
holidays at the home of her
grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. H.
M. Betts, la that city.
Miss Ztl!a Halley is spending;
the holiday season at the home
of her parents. In Olympla, Wn.
Miss Halley is art teacher In the
grado schools of . Mill City.
Among the other teachers spend
lng the vacation out of the city
are Mrs. Velma Pearson, who is
In Monmouthr Miss Lois Zim
merman, who Is in Silverton,
Miss Floy Wright,, who is ia
Monmouth and ; Independence,
and Sven Eliassen, who Is at his
home In Astoria. .
HAZEL SET! IBS
HAZEL GREEN. Dee. 20 Mr.
and Mrs. Aden Klopenstein and
Mrs. Emma Klopenstein ot Cor
ralllt; Mrs. Clara KuenU. sil
verton. were auests to Christ
mas dinner of Mr. and Mrs. E. J.
Montandon. Mrs. Kuenst ft a sis
ter of Mr. Montandon, Mrs. Klop
t? te,n. dhter ot Mr. and
Mrs. Montandon and Is remem
MornUndon.friead " ,Certrad
Mr. and Mri. Louis Wampler
were hosts at dinner .
I?J7, werVU,d tor WW Klapia-
, . na sars. William, Dun
SaKSJ Jarhter Wilms, all of
Salem, hosts. Mr. and Mrs. Louis
ZT&o" chlldnu clIntoa
Mr- Klaplinger is uncle and
WamSfer!1 brother of Mr
Mrs. Martha Wolf and sou
ciem were .guests of Mrs. Wolfs
son-ln-law and dsn r
Safem r" DaT,l Pete80,l " of
Mr. and Mrs. rmiHaM
LeRoy of Salem were guests of
Miv and Mrs. J. V. Lehrmaa
Dnnnlgans Pay "ITslt
Mr. and Mrs. Usuries Dunnl
gan and children MiMMt
othy and Harriett were guests of
in? rDunlstm P-ents. . Mr.
and Mrs. Fred Chapman at a
zamlly dinner ChHm .
The Chapman home is near Sa-
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Faist and
a : Leonard spent Christmas
with Mr. Falst's brother tv
Falst and family of Portland.
rery much la a wreck on the 11-
lie was going fast
Rutherford was not hurt serious
ly. A friend, Fred Newton of fin.
7v c!.m lrllu was Utoa to
the Bilverton hospina.