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First ' Issue df Preferred
To be put on Market
Since Year 1924 -
Ths manatemnt et the Port
land Gas and Coke company Is fa
iay making announcement of the
off tr of aa issue of per teat pre
ferred stock at lt for Iartmeat
among its customer and people
residing withia the - territory
reached with Its service.
It la lb Orat time since Itl
that It ha ottered preferred stock
for sale. Tie present issue will be
told through applications taken at
any of Its offices or by tta em
The company daring the past
two years has made a greater ex
tension of Its service than at any
like period of time tn its history.
The completion of Ua mains to Sa
lem was made daring the latter
part of It 29 Immediately subse
quent t ts acqalsitlon ef the gas
utility In this city. .Daring the
year 19 10 In an eaten iou of nerv
Ice to Albany, CorraJlis and Leb
anon and intervening commul
ties, 23 & miles of main were laid.
Since 1929 the number of custo
mers In the Willamette Talley di
vision ha Increased from. 1572 to
35S6 and the sales of gas from
J4.704.000 . cable feet to 8S
898,900, The company malntalas
.ptfices for customers service and
sales of appliances In Albany, Cor
vallis, Dallas, Forest Grove, Crash
em. HHlsboro, Lebanon. Oregon
City, Salem and Silvertoa hi the
Willamette Valley division In ad
dition to those maintained , in
Portland and VancooTer, Wash.
The company now has an, exten
sion of Its service under t extrac
tion to Sherwood and Newberg In
the Tualatin valley.
Puipawa to Ftaaaew
The purpose of the preseat Is
sao la to finance extensions and
improvements to property. .
Tte company at the present
time Ins about 250 stockholders
within the territory it serres with
an investment by them of approxi
mately IMOMN," aaya Presi
dent Talbot of the company. "It
baa made gratifying progress la
securing customers in Us new ter
ritory in the Willamette valley
and building up the use ef tta
service, particularly In . view of
the short period of time in which
lis service has been available. The
com pany is an integral part of
- each community it serves, ' and
considers Itself a citizen of the
community and vitally Interested
in its progress. It seeks to culti
vate good will by being pablie
spirited and providing an effi
cient and economical service. It
quite natnraDy covets the Interest
of those In the communities it
serves and It expects to add to. its
3500 stockholders goodly nnm
ber from fts new communities
through offering a most conserva
tive type of investment with a
substantial return and one ef eoo
tunlty. The company feels Just
ly proud ef its dividend record,
-which, has been one of regularity
in payments since the organization
of ths present company in 1919.
It is my opinion; this investment
opportunity Is one of mutual help
fulness te the investor and com
pany alike. The preferred stock
has always had a high standing
among investment securities in
the FaciGe northwest both in mar
ketability and market price and
return. The present !ssue can be
purchased for either cash or on
the time payment plan and offers
a pronubI plan of investment of
One of State
- The - company's service . dates
back to 183, covering a period ef
72 years. It la, next te the-water
utility. Portland'a oldest public
Its territory has grown from a
service limited only to Portland
to one extending to 78 communi
ties with a population ef 190 or
more. Most of its physical expan
sion has occurred daring a' period
ef less than two decades. There
has been considerable develop
ment during the last quarter ef a
century in the uses of gas. It has
developed from its original use
for lighting to cooking and a di
versity of household . uses, and
-many different uses in industry.
Gas sold tor miseeilaeeons bouse-1
hold uses "In 1930 amoonted to!
i amouniea to
4 .5 per cent of all gas sold, 32.5 1
and 19 per cent for Industrial
At Brush' Creek
BRUSH CREEK, Feb. Z3
Kr. and Mrs.' Axel Anderson and
two daughters, and lira. Ander
son's father, Mr. Christiansen, all
of Portland were dimmer guests of
Mr. and airs. L. H. hfeyer 8ua
day. Mrs. Anderson formerly made
her home at the Meyer home and
will be remembered bere as Mies
Lena Cbristlansonu After their
marriage. Mr. and Urs. Anderson
Ured for a time oa what Is now
the Jobs Dybevik farm.
A surprising nnmber of peo
ple are Injared in aatomebile,
travel and traffic accidents dally.
A very small percent ot those in
jured knrw stecidemt lawurance. It
you do not bare accident insur
ance yea should investigate tha
$1.00 policy toned by The Ore
Tuaadiy. Tthrmarw 4i .
XOAO 6S Xa. Caevams
T. rVttttry aubandry coarse.
While leotiny front a window ef
bev sersvity bease at Baker Ce
rersity. Beldwln C3ty, Kaaw Miss
Helen Bcaachamp was stricken
blind by a flash ef Cgntkisg wltidi
paralysed', her eptie aerres. , Saw
nnot ckee hey eyes and the eye
balls are 1 turned upward in the
teckets. Science has interested aV
tali La ber atranga case.
Nuts, Hay and Hop
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mu iir - vuuti. Califorals
ti: 1. SO'25e; Orrgon. sew, 2227e;
fthwnda. Tic; fats fit
tlnwWnm . F!tM. 50 pt.
Hjr hlal eBjtas y(ir, ix
rrr4 fn tm-mA. Eatrs Orrfom tiairty.
STS.50S3: 4 Taller, 41flj; a.
tmHm. 1.MU; cWver. m4
hjr SIS; 7WS tea; aetlies pciew
SI ta $2 ir.
Hop-lS crap, lWifte.
POBTUtSD. Ore.. Tea. 23 (AP)
Cattla 1700, cU 145; laaka asa4y to
Utw SO-Oe SMS 98.00-8.15;
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exrladcxlK i Ligfct U(ats 140-160 lb.,
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ILES Oil DDDEIi 'S
C0L0S 6I1I OUT
Keeping Sick People and
WeH : Ones Apart h
OrJy .Sure way .
With the season of hard eolds
and inrlueusa at hand, the eon
ty health department has issued
a number ef simple rales and Lay
s tractions to help prevent spread
of colda. ; i- ; !;
Dr. Vernon A. Douglas, eonaty
health offteer, petmts out that
there is no aatlsfaetory specine
treatment for prevention of eitlk
er. but that a great deal can be
dono to prevent the apread
through persistent daily practice
of the follow tog health, habits;
Keep away from people who
are acutely III. ftlek people sel
dom need visiters.
Stay awsy from well poopU
when yew yourself are not weO.
Keep away from crowds gath
ered is 111 veatHatedV atntfy
Keep your body clean, espe
cially mouth, teeth and hands.
Always .wash hand thoroughly
before eating. The proper diet
and exercise will take care- of the
Intestinal traet as a rule.
Using a handkerchief when
coughing or sneexing.
Keep your place of business
and heme well rentfrnted. Good
rentHation means a eonstant sup
ply ef fresh air at a temperature
of fa degrees and. a relative hu
midity ef 4t. Proper ventilation
Is largely a matter ef controlling
the rate1 of dlaslpation of body
beat. Cold, moist air absorbs
body heat too rapidly and there
foro is chilling. Hot, dried-out air
Is irritating to steee and throat.
Warm, slightly mehtt, frean air
Is the Ideal for wiater. :
The diet should bo made hp
largely of fruits, vegetable- and
milk. When meat ie eaten, it
should be well balanced with
vegetables. When cereal Is eaten.
It should bo wen balanced with
Drink plenty of pnro water.
See that yon get yoor aharo of
rest and recreation. Avoid fa
tigue. , ; -5
xuratuoera Ako it's
UVMKS THIS PER-
MAfjavr wmju our of
T TAR.' 9
"POLLY AND HER PALS'
COME. WiTWfM A MILE W jrS
?OS ME VsAE iVl TAKINTJ
MV MAP AKT I'LL
VMASV4 YE UKE A )
LITTLE ANNIE ROONEY
TOOTS AND C A SPRR
T " --ROfaeec-etw Jf oiofocowHisl tccicnrTSACRMTO i
3JCim.Aiair aaicwlat.'aV1ulaHatfrd. j - - . i.LKH V f
"TrTB. CAFfeT. FOR MY PARTTV? -"THfPS
FINT3! I CANTBT
"rocrr?-TO accocpwv ms
C?OJ CXOT KSTHst OLL.
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SPIiniTaTIGBY A MASTER
Embryo sprinters who dream a
one day succeeding to the lanrels
ef the celebrated Charley Pad
dock, may profit by this pietaro
- of the great runner fa actioa. as
KETIVAL SKEIES AT BROOKS
BROOKS, fob. it - Pastor
llark Corner of the Seventh Day
Adventlst,ebareh lxalem. began
series ox meetings m tan
Brooke Community club tons
Tuesday evening, and a largo au
dience has been in atteadenco ev
ery evening. Meetings win con
tinue this week, beginning- Tues
day evening. February 24. the text
will bo "The Way to Heaven,"
Do not delay too long calling
reair nbraieiao. If you should vn-
fertnnately take sick.
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hm open Ms ICth year ef eota
petitloni wiOk the Lee Anrelea
AOJotia On. Detptto his S9
years Paddock ankpaio act
ting: nsrw records dntiss; tat
must wo dio before we can reach
the Glory Land? j f
Wednesday, February If, "Our
lord's Own Great Prophecy, and
how it has been fulfilled-. Thurs
day, rebv St. The Last Sigaa to
bo FuLfllled before the Return of
Jesaa." Song new ice . begina at
7:It. all are welcome.' ; J
O TKXP BOUTSL
SXLTKRTON. Feb. IS Mrs.
Bsnry Waldner recently received
word of the serious lllneea of her
mother in Colorado. She left -at
to be with her mother.
"A Corkscrew Curr
TXl, JUST eASBT
sack iurr rr A.MD -ma? last
ttO "R MS UM4 BS REMOVED"
XLC BTf AT3UT TO CO
hef: PST SNAP OUT)
V.Ot rn MAGGIE. OLD 1
,.r I (SAL.YER WANITED
o:i va usu
Shelves 7c3 Supplied With
DtsZns With fir Awsy
TravJIn !. a, ...
time in tho winter months, ovea
waen laoeo moataa produce wea
ther so mild as that this pear.
Next to traveUag oneself, the
travels of them aa told in books
are lnterestm. To aid thta "syn-
thetie" travel. Mlas Maud K. Cor
fnaton. eitr llbrariaa im mwmm.
od a list tf hu( MMt laav.
wBica-ara now on the shelves of
tno ptraiis library.
Tho Wat fonows.
Abroad at Ram Wmm
oada u Roam"; Dobls, "Coro
aado'a Children", tale of lost
mines and buried treaamraa at fiia
senthweet; Duxfua. "Santa re
Trail; Jamas, "Lone Cowboy;
Page. "Wagons West": Pancoast.
"Quaker Vort-r-fifnnf. buim
"Road U Wildcat"; and Tooaley'
Where Goes the Errer". .
-'J?3??. Waugh. "Hot
Countries. : -
v Wanderings fn Irarope Cham-
kr!!S. RrnA Hm ". rirmm.
"Lfghthearted Journey; Hamill
too. "Wasderfnea. WjktM
Search of Scotland"; and Unter-
meyeT. -JHino Rhine Black ror
eot". --v .
Throneli Afrlea'a ami Ann- -
Akefen "Carl Akeley's Africa'':
Banm, "Savage Abyssinfa; Ke-ar-ton
"la tho Land of the Lion":
Mott-fimfth. "Afrie WTAaa Pt
to Port"; and Pmleston, "Afrteaa
urnms . , ,
The Mvsterlous east naw TJa
"Lotus Petals"; Dorgeles, "On tho
Mandarin " Road"; Hamilton.
"Both 'Sides of Jordan"; Boalev
"Portrait of a Chinese Lady";
Pvm. "Power Of India"- a.d
Thomas. "India, Land of the
Ia frosea lands HttAL uttue
America"; Kent, "M and PJ";
Slple, "Boy Scout With Byrn";
ana wuionghby. "gltka".
Oar South American maJa-hbor
Halliburton, "New WerUa to
Conauer: star, "loeo istiaw
Through Chile, the Land of Mere
& OSWKS SO
hatch to a w rrs
DOOt& fPTHCy hJ
this r .. wyyj r -
PR0TCC flNQ AK COOOKf
Captain Nellie Miller, 17 year old'
25? nP& .f tt IT ship
"Nellla' atmta a l.
where she controls tho destinies
of tho dPeet kouseboat yacht
e and her foster-father left
VfD!tto.n October ea a tout,
which included stops at Norfolk.
or Less"; Rothery. "South Ameri
ca"; and ' Willard, "City of' the
Circling the globe Shaw.
Tun Fathom Five: Sibour.
Flying Gypsies": and Warner.
"Landlubber's Log. .
An ostemnorsAeeaui anemkinn
contest will feature the regular
aeon lanes eon ef tho Salem, Re
tail Credit assoeUtloa which will
bo held la tho Silver Grille of tho
Gray Belle Wednesday noon.
Fire members ef the etnx will
be called upon to talk two mfa-
ntes eacii. The enbjeet for nil
THEVE MADE. ME V
Cqlebst of the may) crr
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OLDER DQVO lii
Plans f cr CCnf crencs cro
L!ad3; two Ccuntbs! -Send
Representative leaders of boys
and young men In Iarloa . nnd
Polk county churches and the Sa
lem T. M. C. A. met In tha offices
Of tho T. M. C. A here, Ennday
afternoon, to discuss plans for the
Older Boys Conference for the
two countries. The dates set for
tho conrentioa are April S and 4.
"Tralnlag for Citixenakin" is to
bo the theme of the conference.
Speabers and songs to go with
the 'theme will bo worked oat
later tnder the direction ef
Dwlgbt Adams, chairman of tho
Each of tho committee chair
men will appoint hie own com
mittee. Those appointed Sunday
are as follows: Phil Brownell.
registration; Lynn Ilelse. bous
ing; Dwight Ada ma, program;
Don Pence, bane net; Bob Board-
rra PJ nr 1 1 n n - VoaJb! atKAuae. a
SWV WaW. AT Si KHaAf VWSft WAV
Chemawa; president of tho con
vention... - ,;.,- ,-. i-
At the meetine . Sunday. Ilurh
B. Foske, Jr., led the devotions.
Sonrs werk anna br WlUI.tn
Wright at' tho piano and Professor
Cameron stars ha 11 conducting.
Older boys of Salem will be In-;
terested in knowing, that this
week's regular IIl-Y meeting will
be held St the Argola, Wednesday
mgnv er a banquet, there.
Fred Wolfe, high school princi
pal, has 'been sppolnted adviser
for tho group. v Orgaaiiation will
bo the matter of the evening,
will be "Mr Hardest Credit Prob
lem." Speakers will bo allowed
two minutes, na I more and n
less, secordlng tk Ererett Dot
son, chairman xof the nrnmm
committee. Prizes will bo given
tor me oest and the worst talk.
Additional nrorram features
will ho groan slnrinr and a vocal.
duet by Marcia Helen Stlmpsoa
and Vlda Lou Starr, accompan
ied by Clarence E. Wenger.
By BEN BATSFORD
VJUATtl - WAPPCM Tb THE
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