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The OREGON STATE5SL1N,; galea, -Oregon. Friday Morula Jaacary gj 193f -
No Favor Stcays Us; No Fear Shall Aire"
From First Statesman, March 28, 1851
THE . STATESMAN PUBLISHING CO.
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j Today's Talk
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SUBSCRIPTION itATES: I
- Maft Subeertrtkm Bale, In A-ne. Within Oregon : aJ1y and
Sunday. 1 -Mo. & cents; -S Mo. ll.SS Mo. $t5i: t year Elee
where is cents per Mo. or S.0 for t year in ad ranee. .
By City Carrlert IS nta a month;" IS.6S a year In advance. Per
Copy s centa. On trains and Kews Stands S eenta. j .
Every little child ha a tight
to straight eye. . Children are
humiliated and made unhappy It
they In a e
err e h i I d
wants i to bo
1 Iks the rest
ot the kiddies.
Many is child
this. . defect
which la easily
overcome. . H
f The j natural
dread of j Its
parents! -as to
the. danger of
an operation, has permitted many
a child: to grow up with ao effort
to correct, the defect. Other chil
dren are the victims ot the idea
that the condition ! will j bo out
grown.; ; - - ' (-' t -
! If your child begins to show
any crossing of the. eyes- yon
should i consult a competent phy
sician iat once. It may !b! that
Wearing the proper glasses will
overcome the trouble. ; In any
event find out what should bo
'sbm. M. a. r
L Homecoming on Mount Olympus I
r. Is rare indeed that one finds a classical allusion In a
present day editorial. In the earlier day an editorial -was
not nn viitorial if its nornts were not illustrated or buttress-
xd br cuotation from Homer or reference to those gods dona.
and goddesses who filled the paes of the Odyssey and of i In order to see thin gsja they
Virgil's Aeneid. Our editors. now, trained, in the hack writ- gr JJ. of light whieh
lug of journalistic schools, know not "Anna; virumque cano'' VVjSst .Ttte ray. ouight It
ifrom 'Soa your old man" Ignorant, of the classics even -ox jering camera are focused. On
( English literature, their I style shows none of the embell- the plate or film, the- leas focus-
a Hisriirsive edi- the: light. If it isn't property
ana aistortea. : j
Nature has prorided the eye
with y wonderful focusing mus
cle, iif. its action the rays of
light are made to focus; on the
retina jof the eye. The Image
made clear and, distlnce.
But you ask, how is the crosfc-
torial ndrirt stretch interestingly for a column of solip:
brevier. A. ,,- J
- Rarely, too rarely may we say, our estimable col
league of the Portland Telegram, Mrs. Lois Myers, drops
in a classical reference in her editorials, and deftly, too;
for the even more ignorant modern reader will have "none
of that stuff" if he knows it. So it was. iri an editorial on
fin fiaria " which enlarged tinon the importance Of modern eyed condition brought about?!
MUKU Ul US UBS IWU K) es, vi
course.! Each eye must work with
the other in looking directly at
a given object. This action re
quires ; perfect team work on the
part of the eye muscles. Some
times, ; unfortunately, this ' team
ANOTHER TRAFFIC PROBLEM
canning, both in industry, and in the home, Mrs. Myers
concluded neatly: . j
I "Ancient artists gave Ceres and Pomona an overflowing;
cornucopia. Moderns would more suitably depict these god-
desses ot agriculture surrounded by a shining splendor of tin i
To the point indeed. And why not go further and mod-! WOrk is lacking. Then one eye
crnize the investiture of all the old worthies?' Why not a win wander off to the side, in-
modernistic homecoming on old Mpunt Olympus? What a LJ?0 K "raight ahead,
party thatwould be! Zeus would be there, tthe old ThunJ- f 1 wlth fr
erer, Wlin nis nana on me vuuiiui uua. ux iui F"n" vision the eye wanders.
Athene would nroDaDiv e reaainir iviain oireeu wnn ai in a urge majority of cases
mnr rf "American Mercurr' lvinir beside her on the grass. tnl condition can be overcome
M flv in frnm Tfnllvwood. 7 taring proper glasses. Th
t"luV I 'r.u" " VwT take the pressure, off the
m i a orana new ouuavii ywuv, ii v J""4 J '"r rocusing muscle and gtaduauy
movie lots. lor passenger. Ana were wouia ue Apnrouue overcome the tendency! of the
I Venus V looking auite natural in. a Jantzen swimming suit, eyes to cross. As the child grows
. hAMinir a T.nW StrilfA fnr Prnrhpthptis to itrnite from his tne eyeball grows. There is lass
Y" ",:r;i m " nd 1688 need for the focuslftg
KiiSa.ivi.i.c iiijMic. ! muscles ot act. The vision gTows
Hermes (Mercury) would be fat for lack of exercise, better I and at last the I glasses
actincr as announcer for KOLYM: Diana would show up may be discarded. f
with a bag of golf sticks over her shoulder; while Orpheus sometimes a very bad; caso f
Hi - aV.M v Q,mo" , iKo c!,vAn,nr,P i "oss-eye may call for a sUght
na vutyiu& wu jou8 ru- -f ' operation. It is a elmplo matter
- Modern Olympus would have its unemployed problem and not at all gcri0Ua There lis
too, with Bacchus put' OUt of a job by prohibition and P1U- no darigc- ,aat the operation wjll
to lord of the underworld, by the modernism theological tpe signt. oecauB the cat-r,'injiri-
j i ting la confined to the outsidef
Absentees would be noted: Pandora delayed in
Wall Street trying to get Hope out of the box; and Helen parent? need not dread haying! it
in the county jail in Portland on a nrsi; cuss mang
charge. 7. - : ' : I
e I done, because there is no chance
or danger. t
e.S ...... $
it oniy right that erejy
cnud snouid have the best care
and treatment of the eyes, teeth
and of the entire body.; ;Nowa-
Iclallst'ln eye troubles he
rect you where to go.
Answers to Health Queries?
MISS M. B. Q. What i causes a
weak ; heart? I
The House Speakership
TTH Herbert Gordon needing to nibble away only two
mora votes from Frank Lonergan. and working dm- ics are open to the public and the
cently at the gnawing task, the speakership battle this year best medical skin can be obtain
is genuine. If Gordon should win it would represent some- Je;JJ y0" can1not.,ff'fdiV?
thing of a defeat of the system which has grown up .for of thnatitutCC
many years, by which tne speaicersnip is aimosi setupa uy wha a child begins to shbw
the sign-up at the close of the preceding session. The old the slightest sign of cross-eyes,
members naturally form the nucleus which functions as the !hlngto1.l0.18 l con4it
iT.finn riowAomor Twiner r,n Trrhation for a session ypu1 foctor. if he is not a spe-
Vi (UiaaMasvA if vvmvsv mr - - .
or so. The legislators are like sheep, eager to be on the
winning side, for the -speaker appoints the committees. As
the house functions through its committees, the ordinary
-ewamVtaf tninVa Via nn tn lirsA im tn cret the committee as-
r?rm: C: :7 c :ia, ;litW9n9 1pH th file we.k;D.eart? .f et weak spells
uiiiiucuwo c r.w. wv... i - r quite pnen and these last for ser-
members and get them to pledge a year or two in advance, erai days what would you ad
, This Is no new thing in Oregon, nor is the system con- vise? j -
fined to Oregon. It is a practical expedient engaged in gen- 2-1 am 24 years of ago and
jSlfyTOeldvantage .F determining on speaker before -g-th-jdu. .nd
the session opens is that it permits speedy organization. 0f benefit? 1 "
The chief evil is that it permits the professional politicians f
who are frequently the tools of special interests to control j A.-f-May bo due to seyeral4lf
Ihe organization from session to session and thus dominate 0?! a ffi
legislation. , i i ough ;examination wUl determine
The fight for the speakership has been quite unusual the ewct source of the trouie
in that the result was not clearly apparent long before the and ajso determine the necessary
opening day. While Lonergan seems to hold a firm 30 Or tre5nt- . ! I
more to insure.him the place, the situation is to no means ua7?r4c
settled. The, shifting in issues has been -seized on by Gor- system and the underlying in
don.T'wo years ago no one thought of a power revolt. Now fection is probably responsible
that has occurred and Gordon is endeavoring to ride In tor the heart condition. j
on tideVerience this wUl be sure to make legis- StTP1.' u,i .
lators'more chary f aigning on the dotted line or making lam naturally small and slender
Ira, Jja :
By J HAZEL
Aunt Ellie's i fat face flushed.
"Please get me a glass of water,"
she asked Loalse weakly, and
the look that she gave her
frightened niece was perhaps the
only entirely unselfish one of
her life. Fori once she was not
concerned with her own symp
toras. She felt -dlzxy and she
didn't want" to faint. She want
ed to keep her consciousness
until she could get rid of this
loon the poor girl thought she
was going to marry.
Instantly Mat was all contri
tion. "Oh. I'm so sorry!" he
cried quickly. : 'l wouldn't have
had this happen for anything.
Lou, will you i over forgive me?"
"Of course. It's nothing. . . .
Aunt Ellle, pleaso don't mind.
Mat was Just fooling. He didn't
Too Good To lie True
"But I wasn't fooling!"
Mat. you ARE Joking!"
All the bravado was gone. Ha
looked shy and nervous, as he
used to look. He tugged at a
dark lock ot his hair, pushing it
back nervously, "But I'm not
Joking!" he reiterated miserably
It's true. 11 should hare tola
Louise. I got sick of everybody
Dolntlna- me out back home as
the Tully boy . . . you know.
thought I might amount to
something if they'd let me work
in peace, and I m getting tnere . .
Lou. darling, didn't I tell you my
paper is going to be published?
In tho next issue I think. Blax-
well said "
With a superhuman effort
Aunt Ellie pulled herself to
gether. "Just a minute.V she
commanded "Did I understand
you to say TWO million? That's
a lot of money, young man:"
She wagged her finger solemnly
He looked more ashamed than
y promises on their votes of two years hencei
I M Secretary Hoss recommends the construction of a fireproof
i vault on tho state house grounds to house records. The vault is
keh. but we hope it will not be by the construction of something
like tho postoffice annex or a county JalL There should have been
rorision for a vast -basement ranlt In the new state-of rice build
, .tag.. A separate blockhouse on tho capitol campus would be an
K ye3ore. :, , : '
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-Treasurer Nutt of the republican national committee admits
. the Lucas campaign against Norrls was a mistake. That Is only
, one ot the mistakes of tho national committee beginning wth Dr.
i iWork. Apparently too many "nutta" on tho-committee. For prac
tical politicians they certainly have pulled tho prlje boneheads. j
Valve - -
Xuitor Oregon Statesman ;
Salem. X)regon. , y
ear Sir: :
There ts a yerr effective -way to
i -thwart these mean, cowardly and
I mnscrupulous chicken thieves. If
' Avery poultryman la tho-fall and
winter would adopt au-nlght
lights la aTt poultry buildings
and-Install tho kind of burglar
alarm hereinafter described,
there will be no successful . at
teaspts to get away- with night
raids-of chicken houses. On the
other 3iand, most OC ' tho thieves
will ba lucky to get away with
out perforated skins, followed by
fcospital, mortuary or Jail erpor
leaces. - t -
Tho burglar alarm should be
so comtrired that after tbn build
ings ar4ocked at night, a switch.
Is closed which puts tho alarm
into "ready." -Then, -being ready,
it should act thusly: if tho wires
are eut, or tfce ; current discon
nected; if a window la raised jor
smashed; if a door is opened; j it
any poultry -wire over tho open
ings Is disturbed; if a body
weighing ga or mora , pounds
walks.orer the Qoor in front of
the dropping boards: if any lot
these things , occor la the night,
two alarms ahould aend. One
ahonld at one warn the farmer
who can roach for his gun; the
nslg&hors. vfa usually are glad
tocooparato to tha-undoina; of a
flirty, low-dewa s and eoatenipti-
bla chicken thlet or thieves. I
I know - this plan can hm int
lato opera tie n. and I know I It
norar falls. If thisres know such
a conuivanco-operates on a farm
they giro tho :pUco wide berth -
If they igaor an Uy attempt to rob
such a-plaesv-they regret It snd-
would this not make a dif fr
ence jin the weight?
3,-i-Do tomatoes affect
Af-You should weigh about
131 pounds this is about the
arersge lor one of your1 age and
height as determined by the Ex
amination of a large number) of
persons. The build is ah impor
tant f factor, when determining
the proper weight. fl
I-4-No. although there may) be
eases where they are too acid ow
ing to some disturbance of the
system, or a bladder condition.
Each; system- Is different : and
should be studied and treated ac
SUE 14V- Q.a-Would it bo
geroos to use nitric acid on
Aj Such blemishes ahould
harej proper medical attention
and treatment It is most unwise
to- attempt treatment unless; f it
baa (been specifically prescribed.
See ja akin specialist and be Win
adrlse the treatment yon - require.
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.A B. Q. What do you adrlse
for jervous indigestion? f ; j
A? Try to clear up the ner
vousness bv building up the .gen
eral; taalth. Tour Algestloa isrlU
then; improve. . . j - .. ? n ;
Aj KSADEB. Q. Is yeast fat-
teningr .r?..;,.,, ? i
Ai No. .It aids. eliminaU
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dealy, and aometimes vioUatly.
xours rery truly. ,
FRED IX. WINSOR.
ever. "I know.. Mothef was
Cornelia Rlnderneck. Dad Is
Homer E. Tully you know Tul
ly Tractors I mean you'd know
if vfiu were : Interested In tract
ors. Oh. the money part is all
rlaht. You can wire -dad If It
would make you feel any better.
Oh. no!" Louise gaspea.
"Oh Aunt Ellle wouldn't THINK
ot it," i
not Aunt Elite did. and was
hlehlr rratlfied with her answer
Rhfl talked a solid 40 minutes
over the telephone to Kitty Hrfl
lenbeck. who became mildly ia
aane with excttement. and kept
poor papa awake all night, gloat-1
lng. - . , 1
Tra-a was o wedding; ; Mama
wept over that, but she consoled
hermlf plannln the story she
would send to the morning papets.
Son of TToTner, E. Tully. -grand
son of-PhUHn- Rhlnderneck. . i .
take that. Cora Cralsr. boastn
about rnarryinr your freckled
Alar Belle to that little shrimp
of a Gilbert NeaL Jr.
. Old Mr. Knox read tbo wed
ding service f in the little Pied
mont chapel where thelrls had
been .christenei and confirmed.
Mat's voice trembled; but
Lou's was clear and strong, i
They came back to-the. house
afterward. Louise in, ner . ne
Snrhur suit with . Matte orchlda
pinned on the coat. Mat in his
usual' shapeless tweeds. ;
At-first there seemed ao much
time, and suddenly the taxi to
take them o the train was out
side, and Mat. his arm encircling
Lou's- waist in that new posses-
sire manner aa -If abe belonged
to him -instead of to the family,
was leading -; her to - the doon
Come onw Lo: well- have to
step t ttt leodbye, e rery body
m take good care ot her
Goodbye! Goodbye!" i
One last kiss for mama. .Lou
ise's - firm, fragrant -eheelc press?
ed -Uose to the yellowed, wrinkl
ed one. A big- hug . for. grandma,
"Take care of yourself; pa darl
ing! One last embrace f or Tfen
-Got to burry. Lou!" , I
' . ' They . were": gone.' -; . I : '-'--
Papa- got his hat wheeled
himself, onto. the rexanda.. whare
he sat, rery quiet, puffing at' hie
tier room teas full pj odd and end. Nancy began to pick
fvrr up i
BFTiS for BREAKFAST
By IL J. HENDRICKS-
Oar gasrdU&ii : i
; l a. - a
Now1 that the Salem city offi
cial family has 'been given the
unanimous okeh of the municipal
legislative i authority, tho city
council; the nail mark of "good
and faithful serrants." it Is con
sldered worth while! to list them,
and tell something ot their duties.
responsibilities and deserts. Start
ing at the head. P. M. Gregory is
mayor ' elected on 1 aa issue of
progress. - There ' are 1 council
men, two representing each of the
wards, as follows; I
. i First V. E. Kuhn and IL Van
dervort; second, S. A. Hughes and
Hal D. Patton: third. F. Need ham
and W. H. Dancy; fourth. O. Av-
erett and Si E..OPurrlae; ziftn. F.
L. Wilkinson and Darid O'Hara;
sdxth. Watson .Townsend and Chrla
KowlU; seTenlh. O. A. Olson and
Paul It. Hendricks, t
U Tho mayor and ceuncilmen grot
no pay.' They earn, mostly, criti
cism and abuse. But they carry
en' in the line of civic duty, giving
the capital City an administration
that will compare favorably with
any. iTherei Is st sentiment hero
for a commission form of govern
ment. I The Bits man is la t aror ot
it, but the latesfkind and the one
now being most generally adopt
ed, the corporation form.
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- We almost hare i it now, with
the mayor representing the presi
dent and the council the directors.
and tho heads of departments ex
ence. Chief Mlnta is in his eighth
year In that office. Strong, the
last named man, is the only one.
with loss than a year of service.
The Bits man holds that there
Is added security in keeping men
with experience on the Job as po
lice Officers, as well as In main
taining a barmen loos force, each
working Aa harmony with the
chief and all cooperating togeth
er. It gives atabUity. They be
come interested in the welfare of
their city. They know its people.
They recognise strangers at sight
and make It their task to know
what business they have here. The
best regulated largo dty in the
United States. Milwaukee,-Wis-,
eonsin. keeps police officials who .
do their duty and know their .stuff
in their places year after year.
Salem is comparatively ' free
from crime, largely because we
hare an efficient, hard working
and harmonious police force;
though we pay lower salaries than
the arerage tor a -city of this size.
They study their da ties; keep
making themselves more efficient.
Louis Burgess, finger, print i ex
pert, ts a sample. He has aca air
ed proficiency by self lm Dosed
study. .He Is a student; Is becom
ing a specialist, and is headed for
high marks la his profession, for
he is yet a young- man. Such a
spirit runs, throughout the force.
They take their duties seriously.
They expose themselves hourly.
night and day, to danger and even
chair, complained that i her feet
Were cold, cried quietly nto her
handkerchief, rousing herself at
intervals to ask:
"Nancy! Did you put that Ja
mine -soap I had from Christmas
in Lou's bag I hope that white
georgette nightgown washes all
right. I wish you'd bought crepe
de chine, that DOES i wash . ,
Though she won't have to care,
wish you'd bought that duchess
lace Set I saw. in Madame Fair's
Nan-cy! Did you get that good
picture or the' papers? Bring
me that silver dish theAlexsnd
ers sent. There! I knew it . .
well who'd think of looking for
a sterling mark THERE!
Grandma Hollenbeck found
herself crying into the I dishpan.
When Nancy came in to help she
pointed mutely at the rice, a
whole new bag of it on the kit
chen table. j;
Attar I p-nf it nw!.!lT!
They laughed at that, shakily.
nervously, forgetting to stop.
But finally there wasn't any
thing left to laugh about or talk
aoout. isrerytninr i na been re
viewed and discussed from theH
Kinoernecx's millions to the col
or of Mat's tie. They began to
realize that Louise was rone.
that ahe would nerer really be
long to them again.
Her room was full of odds and
ends, too old to take, I The -blue
bathrobe for the : Salvation Ar
my. The stockings with darns
and; runs for Grandma's hooked
rugs. Boxes and tissue paper.
- ; Nancy began to pick them . up.
-Sue tried to whistle. -.to hum.
to keep her mind on Lou. But it
wouldn't stay there: It kept skip
ping baek to another day . . ;
Just think nearly a year! Near
ly a year since her wedding day
eo different from Lou's. "If , I
aad It to do over again.' ahe
mused, talking alf to herself.
Bat .yon don't have things to do
over again. Just once . . . ,
She oughtn't to do It. She had
promised herself that she would
n't. But you ought to be allowed
to be a little sentimental on your
sister's wedding day. v
She cot out 'Roger's pictures,
and the plain little wedding ringi
that ahe had f worn each a Abort,
abort time. ' She slipped It. on.
studied It thoughtfully. -A pretty
design. Some kind of leaf. Roger
woald have known -what. It was.
Funny she' had never thought -to
ask his. She sdied Jthe pic
tures. The . one ot htm ; in front
of i th . cabin was the -best. It
showed that twinkle in his eyes,
that 'Indescribable .sparkle that
Other men didn't ' hare. : The one
with the broad "brimmed tint onl
hid his face, but you lt "hU
strength, eensed..- the - 'beautiful
Tippring muscles under the khaki
shirt. Damn It! There ? she - was
crying - again. "Ton -weak elster;
youl Tou big Idiot! ra yon o-
lng to . go on falUng : for twinkly
eyes amd- rlppiy ' mnscles all your
pipe. -Mama sagged la her. arm-life, or are you gong to marry
a regular 4nan that can take
care ot you and drag you out of
tnis awrui slump?"
Nancy answered the rhetorical
question. She poked pictures and
ring hastily Into the handker
chief box. powdered her nose and
discovered talking over the back
in the wheel
romance to the
' Papa snored
chair. Mama slept fitfully on the
davenport near the window.
, The onCe cheerful tiring room
seemed seedy and close.
She COULDN'T go on like
this. She couldn't stand it! She'd
In a voice that .shook a little
she called Jack Beamer's offices.
He wasn't there. .
After a moment's indecision,
she called the Jackson street
1 (To be continued)
Of Old Oregon
Town Talks from- The States
sua Oar Ftethers Read
Tannary 0, 11006 r
Louis F. Heber ot Denver.
Colo.. Is in the city and will open
a dot bin g store on Commercial
street. He has' rented the build
ing vacated by : the Economy
store.. .('; I .' ! t
The Farmers Fire Relief as
sociation i of Sublimity held its
10 th annual session. The com
pany has at present 18 ft policies
in force. Insuring 868 buildings. I
perts.! It would not require much death, but they perform their serv
ices xeanessiy, because they bold
uemseives to be the guardians ot
the good order and peace of their
city. It Is their home city. They
have pride in It.
Earl Bushnell is bulldinc In
spector. II. M. Rogers is city en
gineer and Harold Davis, Harry
Minto and Joan George are' his
assistants. Batty Cooper is sani
tary inspector. Walter S. Low Is
street . commissioner and has la
many years ot aervice made him
self an expert. He is largely re
sponsible tor the fact that Salem
getsgood streets built away be
low the coat of any other cltr of
Its size in the country,
E. J. Tucker Is ianltor of the
city hall, Clarence Blakely Janitor
of the comfort station, and Mrs.
Erne i ret on matron ot the com
fort station. L. J; Slmeral is su
erintendent of the city incinera
tor, and H. II. and E. v. LIndsor
assistants. In the street depart
ment are William Zwlcker, George
Vi zwicker. Karl Radke. Joe Kav-
anaugh. E. M. Blum e, Ed Cross.
W. E. Wallace and IL Zwlcker. Iu
the sweeping and cleaning depart
ment, Fred Corrodl, C. Cordon,
Frank Nelson, Elmer Tanner, Ot
to Headrlck, Jess Stubblefleldj
Nels Vandechoof. Karl Lachelle.
W. R. Ellis. W. E. Wallace. A;
Dltsworth and Carl Harris, i
All the above are members of
the forces who star on the i rear
through. In the paring season,
there are of course many more'
men. Counting bridge and other
contract work, sometimes several -hundred.
The Bits man has long rn tend
ed that Salem has been t Ihgularly
fortunate in having a 'municipal
family that has been eomnintinu
lr efficient, free from rraft. and
devoted to duty. And with salary
usis mucn oeiow the arersge for
cities ot its class. i
(This will be continued tomor
row, and concluded, with th S9
men who make up the Salem fire
department.) I "
change to give Salem an efficient
commission form, t
I Next is i the recorder's office,
with ML M. Poulsen recorder, and
Alfred ;Mundt bookkeeper, Edith
Burcn stenographer and Bessie
Wood; bookkeeper. Then the city
treasurer, C. O. Rice, with, Mrs.
nice as part time cierk. Then w.
H. Triad ie city attorney, and Hat-
tie Brutzel atenographen
Next la order is the police de
partment, 22 on the payroll, with
Frank a. Minto chief. Mrs. M.
snaus: j police matron, t w. F.
Thompson sergeant on the day
desk, i J. L. ! Cutler on the night
desk, and Asa Fisher plain clothes
man. ! The chief gets. 1200
month, the three sergeants $150
a month each,-and the following
police officers 1126 a month each;
George W. Edwards and E. i C.
Charlton, traffic officers, with any
other! duties that arise; Edwards
being' on the day and Chsrlton on
the night shift O. F. Victor is
night! officer in the 8. P. depot
district Marion Putnam and H.
A. Smart, down town policemen.
with night and day shifts respec
tively. Atlee Wintersteln has the
night! shift ! with the south end
prowler' car.! C, A. Kuykendall is
a dV time down town policeman,
and Don Nicholson has the day
emergency car.f Louis Burgess is
a night time police officer and
finger print expert. Frank Reeves.
mgnt time nortneast prowler car.
Oreyij Cbffey, I day time plain
clothes manj W. R. New, day time
patroL marking cars. etc. Walter
Jiestiey, M. w. Miller and Frank
Davis, day time patroL II. M. Dea
con has the north night time
prowler car; and Leo F. Strong
same for, the south end.
The 22 members hare had an
arerage of several years' expert-
a trace of approval. . i
"No," i counsel answered, "to
make' them think they were get-!
ting aouoie proportions."
Oh, Hum! Harts
Not Ham When
BUFFALO, i N." Y., Jan. 8
(AP) The question of when a
bam is not i a ham was decided
in -supreme court here yesterday
when Justice Aim on W. Lytle
ruled , that a I ham does not be
come food until Its curing -is
complete.1 . . I : j . . f
The state 1 attorney general's
office brought suit to collect
$100 penaltyi from the Danaby
Packing company for failure to
obtain a cold storage license. In
granting- a motion for dismissal
Jndge Lytle taaid the law spe
cially exempted "articles In pro
cess: ef preparation or cure". and
added -that no cold storage li
cense, waa. required since - ham
did not become food untU com
SCIO, Jan. Impresslre if
not appealing -deoths of snow are
shown in views recently received
by Mrs. Fred Mespelt of Scio from
her husband. who is spending the
winter at Meorra, Alaska, i
The carcasses of fire caribou.
arawn tnrough deep snow by
horses, show the trophy of a brief
nunc at tne Mespelt mining camp
in tne iroxen north. This wss in
Norember, when winter had not
ye maae us appearance. , Ex
tremely low temperatures fre
quently are recorded there, vet
the Seio men are strong and rng-
erea ana enjoying life In the far
Charlie and i Dolnh Mmnf-lt
have been engaged in mininr
mere lor many years, and were
Joined last July by their brother.
i-u p bcio. uoipn is in Califor
nia fit !. - I . -. .... .
! ihk 1 . ft .1 v wiawr, as tue nonn-
Un Death COlintTn cMauU i, no longer conducive
w wu unua ta an case, i Jrrea "
rim wnANPTfiprt t r wnen ne.
Chinese, 63, is
Held Sans Bail
Chinese houseboy. accused ot the
murder of hts employer.TMrs. Ro
sette Baker.. December rS, today
was held for- trial la ! superior
court. Municipal Judge Sylvaln
Lazarus directed the. Chinese be
held without ball.
Lul. employed by Mrs. Baker
I at bar aoartment house here, told
The Marion county principals' I do! Lee ha! found the body of bis
ciuo win hold its meeting nere 1 mistress by her bed when he en
saturaay, with various educa
tional subjects to be discussed.
?r J- ' ' 1 7
James Mott returned to his
studies at Stanford unlrersity at
ter spending th hoUdays in the
Jan. t i i t. ... . . . . t .
(AP)Lt i Fook. -yearld ?.t JI
proved remarkable under the new
The city council bas issued
lnsturctions for ; the military
company to vacate the armory
within JO days,, and now. the
guardsmen are .wondertur where
to hold ! practices. AdJuUnt Gen
eral jrinzer thinks the county
should build an armory here. ;
Please ake Note
CHICAGO, j Jan. I (AP) J
xn t a scotch-
a divorce here.
man but! ! I .
His wife won
charging that this four xMldreiri
eat their meals in front of mix
rors. - 'I ! j
"To . Improve- their table man
ners ? the ; court suggested with
tered ner apartment to aeurer a
morning jpaper. She had been
strangled i and crushed to death.
Several ot er ribs wore broken.
Mergers Favored I
By Ralph Budd
r DE3 MOINES, la.. Jan. t
(AP) Ralph ; Budd. -president ot I Crawford
ureat Nortnera railway, nere
urged the consolidation . of
railroads to reduce expenses.' Ad
dressing the Des Moines cham
ber of commerce. Budd said the
condition of raUroads has been
brought Into sharp relief by the
present oconomte eituation and
the variety j ot competition they
and usually considered ttrennnm
conditions obtaining in the land
of the midnight sun. ne has.
gained about 20 nounds In weirhL
according to word received in f
Sclo, and is readily adapting him
self to the new surroundings: it
was his intention when ha Urt
Sclo to spend two or three years
in the north land. !
ELECTRIC LINE KXTVTEI
ZENA. January t Tha part.
land Electric comnanr. has -
tended its line three miles fur
ther In Polk county In order to
serre eight customers, fa thi
Zen . territory including W. W
Henry, Jesse WalUng. W. Frank
Crawford, M. Mewhinney, Mlltoa
Stephens, W. D. Henry. W. N.
and the local school
building. T7. It. Newmyer, rural
service agent for the Portland
General Electric made a business
trip to Zena Tuesday alanine u
prospective customers. He state 4
that work on the line would be
started as soon as the county
court them a right ef way ,
which would be tn about a week. ,
TE.onrns brat wiirramf
ELLENS&URO. Wash.. Jan. 1
f API t-The Elleasburc Nor-
raal defeated the - Whitman col
lr 'baskettrall team hers to
night 41 to 21 la the first of a
two same series The normal led
at-the half 29 to IS.
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