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The OREGON STATESMAN, Salem, Oregon, Saturday Morning, April 18, 1931
Local News Briefs
Chain Debate The Ad elnb
heard pro and con of tbe' chain
bora debate yesterday argued by
Ward Horn and Harold Prnttt at
ita luncbeon sens Ion Friday.
Prultt attempted to proTa that the
chain store lowered tbe standard
et wages and tended to destroy
individual merchants. ' Horn ar
gued for the chain organization,
declaring that It has more effect
ive business contacts and conse
quently ean sell to tbe public at
lower prices. Both Horn and
Prultt are Salem tasir school de
Dollar dinner every night, 5:45
to S at tbe Marion hotel. -
Salem Way Hoat The. Salem
high school, -will be host . this
year to tbe Willamette valley
one-act play tournament, which
will . probably be participated- In
by Eugene, Corvallis. Albany and
Salem. It will be held sometime
In May, and will be preliminary
to determining which school
shall enter the state tournament
In Engene later In the spring.
Lynn Helse will be in charge of
arrangements for the tournament
and Margaret Burroughs of the
faculty will coach the Salem
Curb Replacement Mill street
curbing from Winter east two
blocks has been replaced by a
crew of men under the direction
of Walter Low, street commis
sioner. The curb -was several
years old and wag evidently of a
poorer Quality than was needed
because of lack In cement. Two
or three blocks of odd job paving
will -probably be done next month.
South Liberty street needs a
strip 30 feet wide leading to the
approach of a bridge. No peti
tions for the work have been fil
ed with tbe council.
Don't forget American Legion
dance at Kent! hall tonight. Spe
cial entertainment; big time.
Freshmen at Falls Willam
ette freshmen are at Silver Creek
Falls today for a class hike and
picnic. Busses furnish transpor
tation and fdbd will be served
from the treasury supported by
taxation of class members. Ru
mors were spread yesterday ',of
planned attacks on the food track
as a revenge for certain events of
Thursday night when freshmen
captured the food taken on the
junior flunk day trip.
Dance Saturday night, Fra
ternal temple, sponsored by six
fraternal orders. Bring your
Building Permits Salem is
sued the following building per
mits, Thursday and Friday: C. M.
Cameron, dwelling alteration,
2395 Laurel avenue, S150; James
Nash, garage erection, 407 North
19th street. $100; Hattie Miller,
reroof dwelling. 1535 Trade
street. $140; L. M. Wilkenson,
dwelling reroofing,- 195 Owens
street, $124; E. E. Gilbert, dwell
ing reroofing, 845 Summer street,
To Stndy In Open Members
of the Records of Jesus class of
Willamette university are at Hil
lockburn, near Estacada, where
they went Friday afternoon. Their
purpose of retreat is to gain more
time to study. Accompanying the
class are Prof, and Mrs. Daniel
Schnlse, and Prof, and Mrs. Her
man Clark and the Clark chil
dren. Don't forget American Legion
dance at Knti hall tonight. Spe
cial entertainment; big time. ,
Money, Clothes Stolen Some
person or persons burglarised tbe
. pressing parlor of R. X. Meyers
at 485 Center street, - Friday
night, according to police- record.
Stolen goods Includes three suits,
two women's coats, $35 in cash,
and some checks.
Co-ed Carnival Women of
Willametta university held a ear
nival In Waller haU Friday night
with stunts by each class. A
take-off on the Junior play was
given by the junior class. -Margaret
Eddy was In charge while
each class had its manager.
At Crooked Finder Road mas
ter Frank Johnson and Commis
sioner Jim Smith. made a trip to
the Crooked Finger country yes
terday to look over the roads in
that section. They had nothing
especial to report upon their re
turn. Charity Bridge and "500" par
ty Elks club, April 20. 8"p. m.
All Elks and friends welcome.
Special features, 25c a person.
Guardian Mary L. Gunston
has been appointed guardian of
'the estate of Raymond W. Gun
ston, which consists of a claim
against Edwin H. Ellis and or Roy
Speare as outgrowth of injuries
sustained In an automobile acci
Conract Signed A formal con
tract between the county court
and Barbara Brothers, contrac
torspf or construction of the bridge
over Butte creek was filed with
the county clerk yesterday.
Demurrer Overruled Demurr
er of defendant has been over
ruled In the libel suit brought by
T. W. Sellwood against tbe Pion
eer Service Bureau, Inc., and
American Legion dance tonight
Kent! hall, two miles northMn
dependence. Special entertain
ment; big time. ' ,
O , . 4
O- " o
Senske To Mr. and Mrs. A.
L. Senske. 1420 North 5th. a
boy, Lawrence Anthony, "born
Comptoa To Mr. and Mrs.
Vera R. Compton, Salem route
one, Jo Alien, born April 9. -Evans
To Mr. and Mrs. G.
W. Evans, . Brooks route one, a
girl, Margaret Mary, born April
5. - . -. .
180 N. Coirinerclal
Office Is ar
Tuesday and Satur
day a to 8:30
Seeks Damages - Answering
complaint j of , j Intermountain
Building and Loan association
brought against Maurice N. Wag
ner and John W. Parker, Defen
dant Parker says he secured the
property la question from Wag
ner who alleged that it was
clear of debt. : Parker, asks that
plaintiff restore premises to con
dition when he went in or pay
$1060 damages, which he sks
be' credited on note held against
j the place by tbe plaintiff.
Trades Property Linda B. Fer
guson traded her residence prop
erty at 1830 North Cottage street
here for a three-acre tract and
eight-room house la Gervats own
ed by Mr. and Mrs. Peter Becker.
Final papers on the deal were
passed yesterday, transaction hav
ing been handled by J. F. Ulrich,
local realtor. The Becker's In
tend to make their home In Wood
burn while Mrs. . Ferguson will
move to Gervals between now and
close of school.
American Legion dance ' Kentl
hall, 2 miles north of Indepen
dence Sat April 18. Special en
tertainment and big time.
Wants Oiling Percy Blundell,
local manager of the Oregon
Packing company, appeared be
fore Roadmaster Frank Johnson
yesterday to request that tbe 12th
street cutoff to the Pacific high
way be oiled this summer. He
resides along the road and says
already there is a great deal of
traffic, and predicts tht there
will be considerble dust and dirt
when the road dries.
Lots to be Cleaned The 1931
campaign to keep lots clean and
sightly was started by Street
Commissioner Low with a plea to
the property owners recently. A
combination of rain and sunshine
has started the growth of grass
and weeds. It Is hoped that there
will be no expense to the city
for this work.
Hits Cow Damaged fenders,
radiator and headlights on the
car owned by Allen A. Kafoury
are the results of hitting a cow
which headed Into the car about
25 miles north of Salem, Thurs
day night. Kafoury failed to
state in his report to Sheriff
Bower what happened to the cow
which was one of a pair on the
American Legion dance tonight
Kentl hall, two miles north In
dependence. Special entertain
ment; big time.
. Demurrer Math Berscheid
has filed demurrer to libel suit
complait filed against him by
Louise Giefer, owner of a hospital
at Mt. Angel. She alleges that
he caused to be printed in a Port
land paper, statements that hind
ered her business and hurt her
reputation. He says in demurrer
her complaint does not state facts
sufficient for cause of action.
L. Meyers and Peterson Bar
bers. Ladies', men's, children's
hair cutting 25c. 341 N. Com'l, 2
hour parking limit.
Health Buttons To date a to
tal of 975 Salem school children
have satisfied requirements to
wear the 1 19 31 heralds of health
button. The number Is 192
greater than for last year.
Health Day and May Day pro
grams will be combined this year
as last, and each school will hold
Its own entertainment.
Kohler to East Dr. Henry C.
Kohler, professor of English liter
ature at Willamette university for
the past five years, has been
granted a year's leave of absence
starting in June. He plans to go
east the first part of the summer
and begin his research work and
study. Contacts will be made in
the Important colleges and uni
versities. ; -
Special shrub sale, evergreens
20c up, Azalea 50c, flowering
shrubs 10c. Montmorency cher
ries 25c. i 248 Court.
Baby Boy Dies Lawrence
Senske, infant son of Mr. and
Mrs. Anthony Senske, 1420 North
Fifth street, died here Friday.
Funeral will be held this after
noon at 2:30 o'clock from the
chapel of Salem Mortuary, 545
North Capitol street. Interment
will be In St. Barbara's ceme
tery. Examinations State bible ex
aminations for high school stu
dents who hope to make extra
credit through this medium will
be given at the local high school
Friday, May 1, Principal Fred
Wolf says. No check has been
secured on the number who will
Alleges Fraud The Bank of
Stayton has filed suit against G.
E. and W. Berrtnger for judgment
on property which plaintiff alleges
W. Barrlnger deeded over to G.
E. Berringer for a dollar with
Intent to keep the bank from re
covering on promissory notes
vrhtch the property covered.
Dry mill wood, cord wood, coal.
Dial 5000, Salem Fuel.
Ask Dismissal Declaring that
negligence of Ines D'Arcy, driver
of the ear In which plaintiffs were
hart, caused - accident, answer
seeking dismissal of the case,
brought by James and Mrs. Cora
D'Arcy has been filed by E. T.
Pierce, f ;
What Is A Living Trust? .
An agreement grovidino; for:
1. The safe investment of your .
2. The payment to you, or to oth
ers, of the income during your life.
3. The disposition of the remain,
der after your death, according to
your directions, and without pro
bate. . - !
Consultation invited. ' "
Ladd cV.Bush Trust Company
Carlotta Crowley, Leader
Of Health Program, ;
Picks Assistants !
Miss Carlotta Crowley, head of
the May Day-Health Day activi
ties la- Salem, and elementary
school supervisor yesterday an
nounced members of the commit
tee which is assisting her with
the work, and phases for which
each member will be responsible.
' The assistants are: Mrs. Alice
Fisher, who will work with minis
ters to assure their cooperation
for the events Mrs. O. L. Poe,
women's organisations; Miss-Elisabeth
Freeman, advisory -capacity;
and Supt. George W. Hug,
men's service clubs. ' .
? "Plans are being made to reach
all groups In the city to assure
the fullest enthusiasm- and co
operation for the annual . May
Day-Health Day activities." Miss
Crowley said. The general sub
ject of the state-wide observance
of the combined 'days is an all
around development of a com
munity health program and be
came of this, especial effort will
be made to have all parents wit
ness at least one of the various
programs that will be given.
The work here will be carried
out largely through tbe schools,
where boys and girls have worked
diligently the past' year to gain
the heralds of health button
showing that they have been care
ful of health and mental habits
and hare maintained a certain
Each School to
Each school will give a May
Day-Health Day program built
aroud some health theme, pupils
to participate being the wearers
of the heralds. of health badge. '
The programs will be given
over a week's time. In order that
parents and friends may witness
more than one program. Tbese
Estate Closed Estate of
Mary, Josephine Stalker, minor,
has heen ordered closed, the pro
bate court having approved final
account of Josie O. Stalker as
guardian. The ward receives
$2,035.81, final report showing
that the guardian charged noth
ing for her services or support of
No Property The Hawley
Pulp and Paper company has filed
return on garnishment in case of
Western Paper and Converting
company against E. A. O'Nell.
The return shows the Hawley
company held no property of the
Enjoy Hike A group- of high
school Girl Reserves, with their
leader, Helen Brelthaupt, enjoyed
a hike out the highway to near
Jefferson last night. The girls
prepared a meal before returning
In Portland Dr. Vernon A.
Douglas of the county health de
partment spent Friday In Port
land. He discussed matters of
health with the members of the
state department of health.
Going to Meet Several mem
bers of the physical education
staffs in the high and junior high
schools expect to be in Eugene to
day and Sunday for the annual
conference of that teaching group.
St. Vincent de Paul cooked food
sale, S.P. office Saturday.
Sale Confirmed The court
has confirmed sale of real prop
erty for $350 to Ross Rickett in
the estate of A. S. Groce. C. M.
Byrd is administrator.
Case set Over The case of
Henry Girod, charged with lar
ceny, was set over until April
23 when Girod appeared in jus
tice court on Friday. :
Here Front NewportMr. and
Mrs. C. T. Doty of Newport are
spending a few days in Salem.
The Dotys are former Salem res
idents. Hearing in May Final hearing
in the estate of Solomon W.
Drake has been set for May 26,
following receipt of the final ac
counts by the probate judge.
Guardian Reports The Ladd
and Bush Trust company has filed
a report as guardian of the estate
of Leslie N. Steward, minor, show
ing assets of hand of $1090.11.
Visitor Mrs. Irtna Bruce of
Eldriedge, where she is teaching
school, was a business caller In
the city yesterday afternoon.
Answer In John R. Fitzhugh
has filed answer making general
denial of the allegations contained
in a: suit brought against him by
E. C. Hlggins. ;
ForeclosureA. N. Moores has
filed foreclosure complaint against
G. E. Johnson to recover on notes
Light Arrest B. Johnson of
1143 Marlon street was arrested
by the city police Friday night
for not having a tail light.
Appraisal Estate of Guy E.
Rlngo has been appraised at $500
by Arch MacDonald, George - P.
Jackson and Bryan Goodenough.
;XJridd? th.C Occurrences and Gtisfp
.-'- at the center of Oregon's
JL OIH C ? government
"J"T was a great day under the
dome yesterday, with two big
hearings in progress, one of
which attracted a crowd various
ly estimated at more than a
thousand persons. The other
hearing, one dealing with rates
of . the street car system in Port
land, equally as Important to
Portlanders. failed to attract a
large crowd, but its aetlon was
nevertheless important. The
hearing In this case has been
continued for two weeks.
The real "show" however,
waa in the house of represen
tatives where Governor Julias
IV Meier and the board of con
trol heard and pressed charg
es and re fata Is on the question
of prison management. Tbe
senate chamber was deemed
too small, and before the day
was over appeared as
though the house of represen
tatives wast far too small. The
nndienee apparently -. enjoyed
the' -'. show, - as it crowjted
around the ' court square as
closely as possible to listen to
It was a great parade from
the senate chamber into the
house of representatives -when
the governor announced the larg
er quarters would have to be
utilized. Everyone was request
ed to carry his own chair to the
other chamber to expedite the
move. Parties in the senate
chamber at 8 o'clock yesterday
morning, one hour before the
hearing started, were the last to
get seats in the house chamber
will be held daring the first week
of May, weather . permitting.
Schedule of programs and nature
of the events will be announced
later by Miss Crowley.
FIRM FACES SUIT
A damage suit, which it is
thought might be a forerunner of
other damage actions against the
Larmer Transfer and ' Storage
company as an outcome of the
fire last winter, was filed against
the company yesterday by H. L.
Baker, who asks $3300 for ar
ticles supposedly lost in the blaze.
The plaintiff contends that
goods were stored in the ware
house at 888 North Liberty in
October, 1926, and that defendant
said he would construct a fire
proof, steam heated and damp
proof warehouse In the spring of
1927. Last December the plain
tiff says she placed three addi
tional boxes in the warehouse,
and that these contained furniture
and chattels worth $3300. It is on
the loss of these she seeks to re
JUDGE SENDS JURY
Oil SPRING 01116
The jury which is to sit in cases
nf TTirmi va Tnrtr. OVA4 dam
ages alleged to have been done by
sheep, had a regular spring out
ing yesterday. Following selec
tion of the Jury, judge Arue
wlVr nf Dallas who is slttinr la
the case ordered the group to
make a visit to the lands invoivea.
Before they had finished tbe
aaV th 1nmnn had Visited
three ranches between West Stay-
ton and Marlon; ana naa also en
Joyed luncheon at Stayton. The
trip consumed Just five and a
half hours, and when the group
returned to the court house about
4 o'clock adjournment was taken
until Mondav. Mav 4. at a o'clock.
Judge Walker and attorneys can
not get together again oerore
No case will be on In court
today, but Judge McMahan will
be on the bench for motion day.
Tnoadav Anrll SI. the CSSS of
Landers vs. Williams,- In which
plaintiff seeks to recover for ser
vices given, will be opened.
People Now at
Former- residents of Salem,
now living at Newport, gathered
on Thursday at Newport for a get
together that proved so success
ful that it is planned to make it
an annual event. The particle
pants brought their lunches and
enjoyed an all day session of
program and visiting.
Special guests from Salem in
cluded Wm. McGilchrlst, Sr., F.
N. Derby and Felix LeBranch.
Mr. McGilchrlst delighted the
group with songs and concertina
Evergreen and Decidious
Priced right, we don't mean
maybe. 7 miles east of Salem
on Pen road
Dial lid Call 38F3
F. A. Dotrfler & Sons
Call 0010, Used Furniture
'':,, - Department
151 V. High "
after the move. Today the hear
ing starts at 9:30.
Witnesses are being heard
at the hearing without taking
oath that they are , speaking
the truth. Observers state
that much of the testimony is
either front beresay or from
presumption. Witnesses yes
terday ranged ,- from a life
termer convict to the attorney
general of the state. Many
who testified were discharged
guards and present employes
at the penitentiary.
The crowd, of which consisted
of strong Meier supporters. Judg
ing from the outbursts, applaud
ed when the governor arrived at
the hearing, and virtually npon
every occasion ha rose to his
feet to speak. Persons were
ready upon any . provocative oc
casion to - burst out in laughter
and sometimes In yells. It was
a great "show" as - far as the
listeners were concerned, at least
they indicated they were enjoy
ing It, and without cost to those
Two able attorneys were
heard yesterday in the hear
ing, John C. Veatch of Port
land on ene band, for the gov
ernor, and Allan Carson of
Portland on the other hand for
Superintendent Meyers. Both
were courteous at all times to
both witnesses and to. the op
position, but On occasions nei
ther could resist the tenants
tion to Inject some facetious
remarks, much to the delight
or consternation of the audi
ence, depending upon the pre
dominance of Meier or Meyers
Two photographers, four Port
land newspapermen,1 five local
newspapermen, and two short
hand experts were in attendance
at the hearing. It had all the
appearances of a legislative ses
sion, except the house chamber
lacked a sergeant-at-arms, and it
was found to be difficult to gain
entrance to the witness stand
through the large crowd. Even
the lobby rails were surrounded
by parties Interested in the
Due to Illness
Conditional pardon was 'granted
yesterday 1 by Governor Julius L.
Meier to George Jackson, who had
been serving out a three-year sen
tence at the state penitentiary on
a conviction of larceny In a dwell
ing. He was committed January
Jackson was pardoned In order
that he might be sent for hospital
ization to the Taklma Indian
agent at Toppenlsh, Wash., for
treatment of chronic glandular tu
berculosis. He Is ordered to re
main at that place until officially
Lawrence Senske, infant son
of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Senske
of 1420 North Fifth street, died
in this city April 17. Funeral
services Saturday, April 18, at
2:30 p. m. from the chapel of
Salem Mortuary, 545 North Cap
itol street. Interment St. Bar
Church at Ferry St.
A. M. Clough
Dr. L. E. Barrick
V. T. Golden
CITY VIEW CEMETERY
Established 1803 TeL 8652
Perpetual care provided for
JL TTnrxRAX siBxcTona
Our narrtss Is rwaoaal
Ow rxlMS At BtissaauTs
Oar Hmm to Uodm
A Park Cemetery
With Perpetual Care
Just ten minute from the
heart of" town
LL0XX X. KXGDOIf, Kpfc '
RESERVES TO HOLD
Program for Next Tuesday
At Y. W. C. A. Worked
Out by Leaders
Plans for the Girl Reserves
ring ceremonial to be presented
at the Y. W. C A. Tuesday after
noon at 4: IS o'clock: as part of
the open house program were
completed at the meeting of the
high school Girl Reserves held
yesterday afternoon at the T. W.
The following short bnt care
fnlly planned ceremony has been
arranged: piano prelude. Gwen
Qallaher; association hymn, en
tire group; talk on "How to Be
come a Ring Wearer," Mrs. Elis
abeth Gallaher, lighting of can
dles of health, knowledge and
spirit by Aileen Moore, Theresa
Ulrich and Margaret Nnnn. re
spectively; solo by Doris Clarke.
The girls who" are to - become
ring wearers will kneel at a tri
angle of flowers and presentation
of rings will be made by Mrs.
William McGilchrlst. Jr., presi
dent of the official board of the
T. W. C. A.
To Receive Rings
Three advisors will receive the
rings: Elizabeth Atkinson of Par
rish; Louise Brown of Leslie;
Margaret Ghormley of Washing
ton; and ring will also be given
Dorothy Hntchason, camp advis
or last summer.
Girls who will become ring
wearers at the ceremony are:
high school Doris Armstrong.
Louise Erb. Ruth Crites, Rachel
Gardner Agnes Moore, Dorothy
Tucker and Dorothy Wells; Jun
ior high Jane Keith. Maxine
Mnrphv and Virginia Scott. Nor
ma McDonald who cannot be
present because she is a hospital
patient will also receive a ring.
Following this ceremony Helen
Brelthaupt, advisor of the high
school group, will make a few re
marks on why the girls are wear
ing the ring and the program will
close with the Girl Reserve song.
"Follow the Gleam."
SENIOR PLAY WELL
"Show-Off," the play given by
the senior class of Salem high
school last night was successfully
presented before an audience of
approximately five hundred. .
Howard Cross played the title
rolo well, ever blustering his
way to success after many com
plications. Miss Chapman and
Miss Sheldon, both of whom
played very difficult parts did
Considering the time given to
practice, the play was extremely
well done. The entire play was
presented Jn the one setting.
This play Is probably the best
that has been presented by high
school talent in several years.
Out on Friday
Four couples secured marriage
licenses here yesterday as fol
Julius Aim Jr., 27, and Juanita
iuiaki ir VOU DEAD
Schaefer's Accede to Pub
lie Demand for
Many times this week we hare
been approached by our cus
tomers with the query as to
when we would repeat our
chocolate sale. .
We are very pleased to state
to the public and our custom
ers that by special j arrange
ment with Mr. Krause's repre
sentative we have secured a
limited amount that wo will
offer this week-end at
36c lb. 3 for $1.00
All are rolled by hand double
dipped chocolates in an amax
lng variety of flavors.
' . DRUG STORE
185 N. Com'l St.
The Original Yellow Front and
Candy Special Store of Salem
Quality Plus Courtesy
Louise Stic, world famous graphologist,
an positively read your talents, virtues
and faults m the drawing, words and
what nets that you scribble when riost
In thought". -
Send your "scribbling oe signature
mmtmm xam imi m i !
utw uTkASkaAm n!1ib sad
YtSXCSL CONZW TOXX CSTS
Rankin, IT, both of Silverton.
Ror Marian. 11. and Lenta
Childers, 24, both of Dallas. It
is the second trip to the alter for
C. W. Earl Johnson, legal, 174
E.'l7th street, and Harriet n
Larson, legal. 391 E. 45th N.,
ooin oi roruana.
Dan S. Hart. 21, and Laura
Benett, 18, both of Philomath.
Eye is Removed m
Due to Injury
C. L. Wrlffht nninrlafi r ,1. .
Unique camnrmnnA mt kt t
clfic highway, had his right eye
roiqovea Tuesday at the Salem
General hospital. ,
Mr. Wright had been suffering
intense nain In the eve fnr u. wv
and an eye specialist told him the
eye could not be saved.
several years ago while work
ing as a blacksmith Mr w.ht
had an operation on his left
after a piece of steel got into it.
mis operation lett ins sight in his
left eve rreatlv lmnalrl. tt ..
returned home from the hospital.
Legion Corps to
Offer Dance at
A Legion drum com Aann As
signed to provide new nnlforms
for the Capitol Post No. 9 outfit,
is to be stared tonlrht t Trnti
hall, two miles north of Indepen-
aence. A large number of Salem
Legion air es are expected to at
tend the affair. The Kentl dance
orchestra will furnish mnli Tn
charge of arrangements is a Le
sion committee consisting of
George Edwards, chairman, Ralph
oiaspn, Tom hiii and W. L. Mor
Look At This
Men's Broadcloth Shirts
2 for $1.00
"A scoop. Here's a ''new 'lower price.
Men's solid color genuine broadcloth shirts
with seven button fronts, colors are tan, blue,
firreen and white. A jrreatly new lower price.
On sale Saturday only "
Remember 2 for $1.00 and
William s Self Service Store
370 State St.
Who in another city
would like to hear
av A-A A
"The Pacific Telephone
In Thursdaya Statesman the
price of flat crepe was quoted
as 7 yards 98c in the advertise
ment of Block's Golden Rule
.Store. ".-The price should have
been I yard 98ci
ILLII O HALF
"Dress Well" Slogan Gets
Much Attention Here
(EDITOR'S KOTK: Tki, I, th. fifth
f ri of short artirl, on retail
tro4o diitriT)Btion ia Salra. Firorta
aro from tha 19.10 cams conducted oo
the tradf of 1929.)
"Dress well to succeed" appeal
ed to Salem citizens as a worthy
slogan, trade statistics of the '
1930 census reveal. Of the aver
age retail trade dollar spent1 4a
Salem.-eight and one-half cents
went for apparel and was distri
buted among men's, women's aad
children's clothes shops as well
as millinery and shoe stores.
This group of Salem retail es
tablishments numbered 44 and
employed a total of 141 full-time
employes. The net sales for tbe
year were f 1. 537,314: while total
retail sales In all lines amounted
to 118,000,000. Wages paid in
this branch of retailing amounted
to 1196,000 during the year while
stocks on hand at the end of the
year amounted to $521,000.
Men's clothing was sold In 13
establishments and amounted to
1553,000 of the retail purchases
In this division of Salem's down
town sales. . Milady purchased
slightly less wearing apparel from
these -shops the census shows.
Her purchases distributed through
eight apparel stores totalled
$541,000. Purchase of shoes in
seven different stores ran to
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