The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, March 28, 1931, Page 3, Image 3

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The OREGON STATESMAN. Eatera, Ore-ca, Saturday Mornln-vl larch 2S, 1031
FIRST I E. JS I; The Statesman's Roll of Honor
Others Came Early, Second
Being Congregational
and Baptist Third ; .
Formal organization of the
First Methodist church occurred In
1851. Rev. D&vid Leslie .was it
first pastor and the' first members
included: Jason Lee and Wife, L. H.
Judson and wife, IL. Campbell and
wife, James Oily and wife, Joseph
Holman and wife.'GustaTU Hines
and wife and Webley Hauxhurst,
the first white man concerted . by
: the missionaries. All the men but
Hauxhurst bore the . title "rever
end". ;- ;:, -y-y.-y-.
-; The First Presbyterian church
. came into belngNMay 15..1869. with
20 charter members.' The' first rul
ing elder were John' B. Forsythe,
John Patterson and J. M. Martin.
The first minister was Rer. T. J.
Wilson. In 1872 "the church was
transferred from the United Pres
byterian ' church to the church in
connection with the Oregon Pres
', bytery. ; " ; :;i ; ";-. .V " '
'- Consrcationalists,' Came - In
In November 1851,' Rev. D. XL
i Williams, a- Congregational minis
ter, began preaching .here, support
ing himself at the same time by
teaching schooL On July 4, 1852,
- the first Congr g ti onal church was
organized with four members: is
:j aae N. Gilbert. Mrs. Marietta; Gil
bert. Albert Fellow and Mrs. X.
L. Williams. In 1853 Rer. Q. Diek
inson arrived, f rom :th east - and
beraa a 14-year ministry; suc
eeeded by Rev. P. S. Knight.- In
' 1864 a small house of worship was
built. : ":'r k F .-'f'l' :
St. John's ' Catholic church "was
dedicated April 10, 1864. - Rer.
. Father Leopold Dielman wa the
' first pastor, followed by aFather
Goens and In 1872' came Father T.
' De Creene. Father Dieleman re
j turned ; in 1874, remaining: fire
. years. :
The First Baptist church was or
ganised December 29, 1859, mect-
Ing for a time in the Congregation-
al church and , paying ?25 yearly
rental The first pastor wa Rer.
C L. Fisher, who came in 1860.
$6000 Brick Church
fnr FjiHv Christians .
The First Christian church warj
organized ' sometime ... in 1852-3.
Among its early i members being
Got.' George L. Wood. A brick
; church was erected in 185?, at Cen
ter and High, at cost .of idfiCKT.
Early pastors were Elders' Ciena 0.
Burnett, A. V. McCarty, John Rig
don and William Manning'. . " '.-- -By
1888 the German Reformed
church was weH established in its
own church at Capitol and Marion
streets; the Seventh Day Ad vent
ist society had a branch in Salem,
y as did also the . Cumberland Pres
byterians, the United Presbyter
: ians, the Jhinkarda and the Jloli
. ness society. . - !'' ' '
Rer. J., Croasman, first tnission
, ary sent toOregon by the Evan
V gelical church, started that church
here in June, 1864.. In 1866 the
chureh edifice was erected at Cen
ter and liberty. Through effort
of Rev. J. Bowersox the parsonage
was bunt in 1872. ; V
St, Paul' Episcopal church was
organized 1853 - and . .a building
erected in 1854 and consecrated a
-: year later by Bishop IPielding Scott,
D.D. The Bishop - and Rer. S t
Michael Taeyer alternated in sery
" ing the church the first two years.
In the O's a parish grade school
was organized.. . . ' '.7 ' ?
The Unitarian church . saw its
v Hception - in Salem In." 1888,
when organization was made an
J der the leadership of Rej. II. H.
; Brown. It wa not until .1891
. that the first church edifice was
; built, on the present !te at Che-
meketa and Cottage streti The
church building now In use was
X constructed In. 1124 under, mln
H Utry of Rer. Martin Farrey.who
i was succeeded :n 19&0. by Iter
1 Tt Alban WeiU Rif. B.
Copeland was tha second minis
ter to serra the church. ,
' The First - Church of Christ,
ScientUt, wa' organised In Si
i lem Norember 9, 190S. For; a
number of years it worshipped in
a chureh on Chemeketa ' opposite
-tha nresent edifice .which was
f I erecfedv in 1904 . and " tandr at
the corner of Chemeketa and
Liberty streets. .
Billie Cupper
New Leader oi
College Women
Corrallls March 27 BlIHe Cup
per of Salem, Junior in home ec
onomics at Oregon State college,
: has Just been elected president of
the -Associated- Women Students
at their annual ' election. This Is
one-of the highest honors that
can come to a woman student at
toe institution.
The Asoeiated Wmen ' Students
w an organization -of -the .1 09
women on the campus. Miss Cup
per win be installed into her new
office May 9 at the annual honor
convocation during . .Mother
. week-end.--' . : - ..'
She is a member of .Alnba.CM
Omega national sorority. National
CollerJit Players. Madrigal Club
no was Tlce pesldeat ot A W
S last Tear. . . ,.
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IJTOR a fortnight the mail and the telephone has brought to The ;Oregon Statesman
: I names of men and women who have been continuous readers lor more thaxi.CO'
jyears. v '. -"A'V- --ir v'" .; r"--U--''- "" j.::-:y.V.:rTr.-:
; A number of them like, this newspaper, have now passed the 80thj anniversary mark.
' The. Statesman pauses in its own birthday celebration to felicitatb them upon! their
successful journey and to .wish them continuing years. . i ;t -4r 4
No claim is made that the honor roll herewith is complete; Is representa
tive of the great body of men and women .who have looked for half a century to
The Statesman for their source of news. ; . - .
' " DErMARK F. Skifp.
f.91lA C.nurt. 5?r -
Subscriber to The Statesman for SO years.
Worked in Its offlco 60 year agofeeding press.
: ; IIarry W. Elgin
- - T. U75 N; Liberty St. T J
father, James H. Elgin, came to Salem la
1SS2, subscribing to Statesman. Married in.
Salem Josephine Humphrey Elgin who eame in.
1853. They Hred on donation land claim at
Rosedale Both now deceased. Son continues pa
per In family, j e
Mrs. T. W. Wood
1 2 115 So. 18th
- , . IJer parents, Mir. and Mrs." Clark Rogers,
who were married In ISSf, were constant sub
scribers to Statesman until their death. - Mrs.
Rogers ha receipt going back' to 1873, : re
celred by her parent. Her brother i and sla
ter all take. Statesman. They -are-' Mrs. F. W.
Read, .Corrallls; Clarence and Clayton Rogers,
Portland; Cecil Rogers, Salem. .
t ' .A. T.; Yeaton : ;,:.J,'-4-,i,
1507 Cottage St. h . 5 :r
jHas been a constant sabacrlber since 1870,
; V'. " Mrs. Fred Karr f - ? i ' .
Mrs North Commercial: St. ?
Her mother, Mrs. Joseph Bnrkholder, had
taken the paper continuously since 1873. She
passed away, February 21,' 1131, the paper con
tinuing to go to th family home where It had
-.long been read.
"':! i Mrs! M. E. Brooks
. ' " . j I 1318 N, Commercial St.
J Present subscriber who recalls buying pa
per 69 years ago at end of Court street when
The. Statesman was printed by hand press.
;i i VT XT 'VAKrrwvfWf
' . ' A A.. ( . W All I VUA ;.
: j ; 435 N. Winter St.
Paper -has been in his family home for
more than half . a century. His ' mother Mr.
E. M.'VandeTort, now deceased, started taking
the paper, j - : ' .. - ; - -'" - : .. v
' i Mrs. George Pearce ; .
t ' I 267 N. Winter St - '
I She: has been subscriber to The States
man for more than 60 years.
-i ArdeliaRiKge
I 1255 Broadway St.
" ; i Resident in this district
Statesman - has been in horn
for -
three decades. - - -- i . - -
::.:..-,--.:; g. H."Croisan .
11 : -J Route 3, Box 355, Salem
-; i Recalls jreadlng of Magruder murder - de
scribed' in Statesman In early '60's. First news
paper he erer read. Croisan born in Polk coun
ty In 184S, .-; , -v.: ..'v : . - ,
': W. T. Rigdon
Salem; tcintering in Los
Z- "il'Personal subscriber 62 years; family began.
. reading papirMa 8 5 4. His brother George and.
.'himseir attended 'execution of Beal and Baker
' and learned their story by heart. Thinks their
( confession ' was printed in Statesman.
'i '. '. J. T. McCuix.T
. L - y 276 N. Uth St.
- i Statesman subscription lor family sinco
.1843 McCully bom In Harrisburg in 1856;
: lirftd la Salem most of time since IS 4 3.
,! . F. G. MclElfCH
Route 1, Box 17, Salem
j Has eead paper since 1840; took first sub
scription; in 1874; a regular, subscriber since
1883. McLench bom in log house on donation,
land claim in Polk county, August 7, 1353.
j - . - .. :
Mr and Mrs. Joseph, A. Baker
; VU91 S. Commercial St. .
His father was one of earliest subscribers
to The Statesman.; Mr, Baker has continued to
take tbepaper for many decades. He was born
July 23, 3 839 In Henry county, Illinois.
. : Mrs. L. B. Halbert, . ' f
r -i Route 9, Box 15, Salem '
She has reelpt for subscription, taken by
her; father rn 1852. He was part owner In the
second general merchandise store ..which "did
business Jn, Salem. Mrs.-Halbert lirea on part of
donation i land claim taken ; by her. father She
has1 been : a continuous ' subscriber since .his
-deaths 1 - ' :-' '
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i -: Warren Thatcher
I 1625 Center St. ' ; --.
!, Has! been in Willamette valley 80 of his 81
years of )Ife. Has been an intermittent subseri!
etfor tnre than half a century. -: .
:y i-;r-;E S.- Martin-
1 I - 99 9 C 19 ft, C
- utftBUiiuiei iwk. yo,ycr wuu .11. w .tu.
Issued March. 1851. Martin remember always
seeing It When he wa a small boy. He has read
It for 60 years, had It In the home most of "thU
period. .; - : - - ; - 5 -:
. m (d club ra
Whe nfiguring advertising ap
pr6ptlaU6ns estimate' on1 sale- er
profit f the- past In .comparison.,
with sales or profits of the future.
Such I the. theory which wa ad
vanced at . the meetlg or the Sa
lem Ad club Friday following a
presenUtion of -the subject
Gardner Knapp, president. -
Warning wa given .against
chalking up expenditures such as
donations and other kindred "ex
penses to advertising, because in
so doing the actual results of real
advertising are not allowed to
speak for themselves.
5 It was pointed out by"; Mr.
Knapp that. staple business ex
pends from? to 6 per cent of the
gross sales in advertising and
that specialty- shops often range
around 15. per tent. ' : '
It wa vote dat thl meeting to
sponsor an advertising achieve
ment week sometime in May Spe
cial dlsplajs will be featured.
j: 4 - . -? ' ; "
Marahiont Firm
Files Here For
' j Incorporation
. Artlcler: of incorporation -for
the Maramoat petroleum ccrpora-
i' ,!-;?'.;t R.; P.-Boise : li y,:; :v
; S25 Nt Summer St. ' ;
He ha been a subscriber for 60 years and
.- a half a century ago was a member of the staff.
- .
" '
a regular reader of, The Statesman.
'- rlLZ ' Ida M. Babcock ;;: r;.
. , . 749 N. Commercial St.
. . She ha
Statesman for
'"5 : - - r z' -1-
;; : Live$ at Turner 11
Mr. Waller, son "of Rer. a; F. Wal
now 93 years
to Salem when
Statesman ha
: . :; i ? : I;
U' -
tfane. : . T ; j ,,
82 years;
more than
the old cabin
ha read The
father wa a
limity. -: -. ,
1870.:. ;-.;
Angeles :
He worked for
occupied br The
mercial street. -
i j Mrs.
; : . S.
Born in
been a reader
the early '80 s before she wa born.
; Mrs. Melinda J. Wade
- - 852 Broadway ' '
- She was
lived all her
ably tbe oldest
- He is 78 year of age. He started taking
The Statesman in September, 1869, and has
- taken The Statesman since then.' He was bora .
In Columbia,, Aflssouri. Hejcame .to Salem In
1849 and started taking the paper soon there-
' after. .Taylor came north by . boat from; San
Francisco. He took a boat tip the river as far
. as Oregon City. , j .- :
Benjamin D. Gesker !
, Rickey ' ' ;
He is SI
life In Marlon
he 'was bom;
. ' I '- l u
. t '
a copy
!' '!;"". E. JSWAFFORD
-"Li 190 South 17th St.
" , .""He :haa
.- ? r
more than' SO
Uon "were 'filed- -yesterday- 'with
the county y clerk. - The company
proposes to', purchase, lease., and
acquire lands and to prospect for
petroleum oil.; gas. salt and other
minerals in thl section. Capital
toek. is 175,900. with; 76.000
shares, to, be. given 'par value of a
dollar., : ' A--
Incorporators are W." L. MeGin-trlr,-L"
Ar Blseniu and - A.- W.
Kleeb. - .
Three Marriage
Licenses; Issued
; By County Clerk
Three marriage licenses " were
issued yesterday by the county
clerk as follows: - - -
J. C Pike. 1445 Oak, and Mary
Helen Knuths, 1230 Chemeketa
street." ' !- ' -'- -
Harold Million, . and Kathleen
High, both of Ashland. They
were married here . by 4 J ustice of
tbe Peace Miller B. Harden. :
- Darrell E Walker. 2030 Trade
street, - and Dorothy Stafford,
route seven, both of Salem.
A large group of Sidney farm
r met at the Ankeny : grange
hall Tuesday evening and formed
a taxpayers league; to try ana
get a revelation on the land in
this community. Fj Too of Sa
lem was the main speaker during
the CTenlng. R. C. Day was eiect
ed preaidkt or tb
Mrs. Adoie F. McIntyre i i '
- HO E. Superior St.
- 'She has been a 'reader of The Statesman
for about IS year. T ""
--, Lemuel Hobsom ' i
1 .,. ' 180 W. Owens SU j!
For SI years, Mr. and Mrs. Hobson hart
had The Statesman in their homes, j He was
bom May 13. 1869. - . . ! .,f .
. Gideon Stol? -Is
: 575 Court St. S, .
; v : He ha been a subscriber since 1871.. Ha
has lired in or near Salem since 1873.' Mr.
Stols was a member of the city council from
1909 to 1919. -Ifr;;.' -:,
1 -Y v.: F. A. Meters Y - ! .-if
- 1 ' Route 8, Box 72 r '-::
: Mr. Meyers, now 84 year old, has lifed in
Marion county for 35 year and was a school '
teacher daring most of that. time. He, has been.
been ti continuous reader of The
60 years.;
O. A. .Waixeb
old. He wa born at Oregon City
August 9,1849. s r "viu .-
1 , ; Mrs. J. il Parrish ':. I
-:-t -j: SaUm y ;lr
' Mrs. Parrish, now 81 year of age;! came.
she waa ll.-.For Cf years The
been In her home. .
883 Court St. t i
HU father. T. McF. Patton. Urtd taking
.the paper in 1872 and The1 Statesman has been
In the Patton home continuously since ; that
A '" ," ... .
H. C. Porter . t
: Aumsville '
He was bom in 1850. Own the farm where
stood In which he. was born. He
Statesman .most -of hi life. HI
mail carrier from Salem; to Sub
j- ; ... ; :
Abner Ijewis
1525 State St. l
rH is now 84 years of age. He was bom
10 miles north of Salem. Mr. Lewis has been a
constant subscriber to The Statesman ! since
iA:,'V ;
Peter H. D'Arcy
685 N. Church St.
. . He has taken The Statesman for f 4 years.
The. Statesman . between;! 186T
and 18 77, learning the printing trade in the old
office on the second floor -of the building then
: Statesman at Stat and Com
-; j ; ; L :
Velleda Oh mast
Commercial St. --.
Salem in 1855. Mrs. Ohm art
of The Statesman since heri child
hood and believes her father took the paper in
born near Salem In 1846. She has
life In Marlon county and i prob
person living here who waa bom-
- , . , ; 4 f
Oscar Taylor ' J
960 Jefferson SU 1'
year of age. He has lived all his
county. Live at Rickey vrhere
y-' .
A. M. ClouGh
850 N. Church St;
He has been reading the paper since 1876,
usually at hi home and at his
taken the paper continuously for
Tears. .. ! u
Argument in the : divorce case
of Marl Zeller v." Oscar teller
occupied nearly ' a full !day in
Circuit Judge Oale .S.;Hiira court
yesterday. -- The Judge ; took' the
case under . advisement. J j i.
-' The - main contention, i In " the
case I disposal of ther seven-
year-old daughter, of whom -the
mother, now . has ' charge. ; Z&ler
filed counter, charge to her com
plaint, and asked that he! be; giv
en .the 'divorce and custody of
the ' child. i Both charged ; cruel
and . Inhuman treatment, i and
each charged the other, with j hav
ing a nagging- disposition;;. U ' A
Each contends -abluty; JLO sup
port the child. It Is now with her
mother and stepfather, while, she
is: employed in MlTwaukle.i 1 . i
Both aide called five . witness
es in the case yesterday, i ?
A HOLLYWOOD. : March : 27. E.
Warner of this district is Increas-,
Ing hi berry aweage. Beside the
strawberries which he planted last
fall he ha set out about an acre
of losanberriei and an 'acre ot
Cuthbert red raspberrleSJ i iThe
strawberries are doing nicely, he
report, though sadly In; need ot
hoeing if it would only ' get dry
enouah so he could get into the
Secondary , Education as
Now , Organized Develop
ment Present Century
Toung and; fresh a a ' child
Just entering school I the Salem
high, school,'1 If one compares It
with Tenerabla Willamette, and
the nearly a Id publle schools.
For the high, school a such came
Into existence ' such a
few years ago that some of Its
first graduates are noUyet end-
ng offspring into the 1 public
school. .
Scarcely 28 years ago. In 1909-
4, there came into , the school
life two more' grades," the ninth
fcand ' tenth.. with 9 0 ' pnpUs en
rolled. ' The following - year the
11th grade. wa added, bringing
the enrollment up to 196, and
fast upon the heels of thi eame
the decision. ' to put in the final
year- of ; high cnoi, me ism
grade, i . -
In the. spring of UOS i con
struction; ot the ; high school
huilding was started On the . site
at Marion and High, where stood
the two ; historic .Central schools
before It. .The high - school edi
tice pride" end Joy of the city.
Was thrown open - to-- students
early la ; January, 1106, and be
fore' the close of the year -26 6
pupil had enrolled. ' .', j, ;
Teaching Corps Climbs !
To 10 in 1906 - I
The next year. Is 06-7, the en
rollment Increased to an unbeliev
ably large "number, 242, and the
teaching corps had " climbed- to
10. In 103-04. two teachers
had been -deemed sufficient to
handle the higher studehts.
School enrollment has , grown
remarkably since 1006, . Just
a has" the population of the city
and surrounding , territory, ' and
from the 256 pupils " then -the
high aehool register ha added
more and more name each year!
until . now about 1,30 0 boy - and
girl will be enrolled before this
present school year is at an end.
That first high school graduat
ing das of 1106, with Its 18
members, could hardly guess
that In 1031 diplomas would be
given nearly 300 boy and girl.
Those first high school gradu
ate were:
Ethel M. Bell. Delia C. Clark,
Bertha Duncan, Fannie Funk,
Elizabeth: F. Harding, Marie
Hutchlns, Alice ; Judson, . Carrie
Magness,- Mabel Magness. . Mar
guerite Mers, Helen " Phillips,
Genevieve Potter, Perry. P. Rel
gelman. Ruby ' V. Rotaien. Mar
tha Sehlndler. Harrey M. . Slater,
Horace Sykes . and Rea Utter.
Eight finished In the - literary
course, six in the classical, and
two each la Ihe ; German-scientif
ic, and the Latin-scientific. .
High sehool '. principals here
have been: J. M. - Powers, E. T.
Marlatte. Earl Kllpatrick, R. . W.
Kirk, J C Nelson (now princi
pal emeritus and who served as
principal the longest period) and
Fred Wolf. . -
16 IS
More than 725 persons have
witnessed dial telephone demon
strations a the office-of the Pa
cific -Telephone -and Telegraph
company during the past two
months according to II. V. Col
lins, manager.
Demonstration also have been
given to 3044 others at schools,
club luncheons and before various
other- local groups, x , ', -
"With 'so much Interest 'being
manifested It le-certain that only
a .very small percentage of resi
dent of thl city will be unable
to dial correctly when tbe new
service i opened at midnight, Sat
urday, April 4." said Mr. CoUlns.
Most Salem, people have known
how to dial because of the prox
imity of -cities such a Portland
in which. dial telephoning is In
operation. ;. r :;-J;-s -l
; The- company . ha Issued- a
warning against 'curiosity calls"
after the new Service is opened.'.
If calls other . than regular ones
are placed a serious handicap pos
sibly wUl be imposed upon the ser
vice, according : to Mr. Collins. ; -
Tiny i Flakes bf
Snow'Fall Here
; Noticed by Few
- While tsome' local people were
laughing yesterday; At- reports
from - Portland that snow fell
there. - others ' report that ' this
city Itself was s not-entirely with
out a flurry of snow. ' -.
. The; flakes dropped ' about t
o'clock yesterday morning for
only a few minute, and were no
ticeable only to those who could
watch the whlte drops collect on
the windshields of their cars.
But of showers and drenching
showers the, city, had Its fill.
Deed Received '
On Humbug Area
The state highway department
Friday received from 'the federal
government a deed to approxi
mately 190 acres of land, located
on Humbug , mo a a tain In - - Curry
county. The land is on the route
of the Oregon Coast - highway,
and will be used for park and
J recreational purposes. , ,
To Take
A smile of pleasure and a far
away look was the response j of
those who today look back over
a lifetime -el 60, or . 7 0 years
spent in Salem, when they-were
Questioned as to social activities
during'' the yeanrt which ' they
could- remember-; or concerning
which they had heard. ' . j
One venerable gentleman said
"We took our girl to church i to
TelaUveLentertain them. Some of us did
not ' have the courage to take
them ; to ; church.,:: but we ' . could
find voice to ask to go . home
with them.' .There were no city
light at that time so we had to
wait .outside on the, porch : with
our lanterns lighted and pick
out our girls "by - lantern, light,"
And whae. a 4augh followed 1
It was two of ' Salem's older
citisens, . very highly respected
cltiiens, too, talking about the
erstwhile socially correct way to
entertain fyour glrl'
Pay Dances Taboo
Sqoate Style Popular
'Did they go to dances? " Yes.
but in the homes. Public dances
or : pay ;.f, dance, were . taboo.
Said one -of ' these older men,
Most of us danced the sauare
dance but A there was fash
ionable and danced the round
dance,'! And : A- blushed .. it
hi guilt of .many' years ago. ; - j
r t Older women ' tyled yester
day society as more formal.
The glTls went to a " dance and
they did not Just danci with one
man 4hey had a waiting Hat In
those days, and they 'waited to
be asked to dance and' they were
asked formally. No young man
would think of saying i informal
ly, "Hello, dance with me?" j .
Today The Last Day of
for .
, i r
I i
Loan . -
Banking Hons and Fixtures 285,000.00'.
Other Resources .
Draft In Transit-
Cu. Liability under L-C
Draft and Acceptance ...
Bond . ';. ' ' ';; -U.
S. BondsUL.f 1,017.725.00
Cash 1,520,753.93 2,538,4783
WM. S. Walton, Vie Pritident
S. Bush. Vie Prident Ik
Jj. P. Alduch, Cashier ! -Geo.
n. Riches, AuU Cahir :
Girls Courting
' Another thing was the time to
be hosne from parties. " One
sweet 'elderly lady with very
white hair smilingly remarked:
"lit mother always said If we
could not get our talk out on the
way home to come in and light,
the lamp Inv the parlor. This
lamp stood on a round table in
the center ot the room and the
4ible lay beside it. Then moth
er added that if we could not
get! through talking - by 10
o'clock i she would come In and
shefwoild, too.
" -.-5: ,
Coming Home by
DayUcht, Practice
Sometimes : though these gay
young people of the 'CO's,' '70's.
'34'a and '30 'a would dance all
night. ' Shocking? No. for these
. were country : dances .-when aU
were loaded Into buggies, hacks,
and wagon . and taken out to
some one's X country : home to
dance, fit was too dark to come
back in, the middle of the night j
so .they would ' dance all- night
and come back by the early
morning light. And mot a bad
Idea, either!
. Social life was much more
bound about - the home life in
those earlier days than it 1 to
day according to the opinion of
those who judge from knowing
both. One sweet, matron whose
year number 7SaId "people
did not need to go oul of the
home o enjoy ' themselves . as
they do today. . We could sit
about the ' large : reading table
and each ot us take a character
from . one of , Shakespeare's plays
and spend the evening living
again . n of those plays and
havci a I much; better time than
filled, our store all day Friday! Our
advice to you is to come early today.
We have a large stock of fine mer-
chandise at i such remarkable low
. j I .- -
prices.' . ; Wiih EASTER only a week
off this is ypur opportunity,
yourself at "a; jjreat' saving.
1 464 State Street
' i The Store for Ladies
& : M ' IS
1 1-
At the close of basinets, March 25, 1931
,. ,1368578
Capital , ' ' ,", '
Surplus -
Undivided Profits :
Letter of Credit
Domestic and
and Acceptances
Deposit - ; -.
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Rot rcKTO?', At. Cathier
IIJ V. C0Mrr0N'Ati CA(r
CM. Cox. 4sst. Cashier
' JACOB FUHnxa, AuU Cashier
seeing present day eex ar. 1 iuz
pictures at the movies,"
Refreshments Kcal
Rib-Stickers, Then
"Oh, we had onr parties!"
laughed this same lady. "An I
grew, older there wss the Eatro
Nous dancing club which met In
the senate room of the capital
until the public objected to such
a use for.prlvat parties. And
there was the Friday. night danc
ing club, and the tennis club,
and all manner of dinner par
ties. We did not have teas in
those days as they do now. That
was too insignificant. And when
we served refreshments tbey
really were refreshments, llach
baking and 'fussing' In the
kitchen preceded an old fash
ioned entertainment.'
- And there were "calico' par
tie when : all the girls came
dressed in dainty ruffled calico
dresses, "and they did lock so
sweet" remarked one person in
commenting. There were taffy
pulls, and most popular of all
were "costume parties" in which
everyone came masked, and in ,
fancy, costume ct some sort.
Social life from 1861, on well
Into the 1380' had a large part
of It center In the church life.
Today where 1 the center?. A
hard question to answer. From
one community . where all were
very much a part of the whole,
social life wa much' different
from what it isUday with its
many clMues, its motion pictures,
public dances, automobiles which
allow for social contacts many
mile away,; tbe golf courses, an
the great fad for cards.
JEFFERSON. March 24. Rev
C. P. Gates, district superinten
dent of the' Salem area, will
preach Saturday evening at the
Evangelical church and also con-
I duct the fourth quarterly confer
ence. f . . i . '
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to oufit
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