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iT OIIEGOX STATESMAN. galea. Oregon, Sunday Uominx, April 19, 1931
Dozen Deals are Reported
' By Leo N. Childs; -V
Total $32,725 ; ;v
" City . properUes have- been In
good demand hero the past week
or so, both to purchwe and to
rent, reports4 Leo N." . Childs; local
i..itn ' TiAadinr the ' company
bearing.' bis name. His company
has .closed, 1Z, ceais repreaenun
ti -t Inn worth S 1 1.7 2 S. In
cidentally, be la optimistic over
the number or newcomr who
hava been ma kin ..inquiries lor
horns at his office- recently.
The dozen deals follow: . r
The Archie B. Holt residence
at Uli 8. High street was re
cently purchased by R. O. Brady.
Jess S. Ludlncton purchased a
four room cottage at 752. 8.. 18th
street. , . - -
. tinnl M. Kenton sold her
homo at 345 8.. Winter street to
J. V. Starrett who Is remodeling
tie residence before morlng In.
C B. Bickell bought. a resi
dence from the Intennountaln
Bttlldlng and Loan Association at
25 S. 18th street. .
William P. Dunsmoor purchas
ed a modern room home at 1005
N. Summer street from Charles
Rachel Nelson sold a resi
dence at 1349 Mission street to
Edward D. Jackson.
A. M. Alsman purchased a new
bungalow at 2342 Walter street
from the Intermoun tain Build
ing and Loan association.
Abrams and Ellis sold a build
ing site In Walnut park addition
" to Salem to Claude Busick who
immediately let a contract to H.
C. Hummel to erect a six room
Mildred E. Christenson bought
a modern home at 1050 X. Sum
mer street from Jesse R. George.
Forrest W. Glnn sold a six
room residence at 54S N 20th
street to E. J. Reasor. !
D. B. Cooper purchased a five
room bungalow, which was re
cently completed by G. J. Backe,
at 1750 Madison street.
Bert T. Ford sold a house at
1935 Maple arenue to C. F. Pe
ters. PRODUCTION STILL
Sawmills Drop Below Last
wvec. in uuipui, new ,
SEATTLE A total of 342
mills reporting to the West Coast
Lumbermen's association for the
- week ending April 4 operated at
40.SS per cent of capacity, as
compared to 42.07 per cent of ca
pacity for the preceding week and
71.23 per cent of capacity during
the same week last year.
Current new business reported
by 222 identical. mills was 18.08
per cent over production and
shipments i were-i 0.37 per cent
. utci. - new iiu j Busium
; received during ' the week - was
about. 6,000,000 feet less than
toe volume reported for the pre
tIous - week: increases 'of about
. 8.500,000 feet In. the export trade
and. 1,500,00 . feet in the local
trtulA wam Mmnrf f v rk41 sa A r.
I . meetie ' cargo ; dropped about f
000,000 feet;, making-, the total
new business.-;, approximately 2,
00,000 feet less than during the
7 preylous-week-and-4, 000,000 feet
less than durlnr the 'second week
prerions. ;.- :
. During the fpast ? 1 8 weeks or
. ders-for 222 mlllshaYe averaged
. 13.48 per cent': oyer' production,
due to the low. levels, of cutting
' and fairly : regular', although 'low
s volume buying. Inventories are
now lower than at this time last
- vear.' th association - stated, .and
unfilled orders- are holding at
about the equivalent' of four
, weeks production at current lev
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Pfoductlon at 222 Identical
mills totaled 108,141,733 feet;
orders were 125.335,188 feet;
and shipments 101,538,809 feet.
Orders decreased about 2,000,000
feet under the previous week;
shipments lost approximately 19,'
000.000 feet, while production
dropped about 3,000,000 feet un
er lae preceding week.
Four .permits, for reroofing of
dwellings or garages were issued
last week from the office of the
city building Inspector to the fol
George Brown, reroof ' karace
$35. Oak street: cost 837. Earl
Johnson will do the work.' -
Hattle Miller, reroof ; dwelling
at 1535 Trade street, cost $140.
L. M. Wllkenson. reroof dwell
ing at 195 West Owens street at
a cost of $124. -
E. E. Gilbert, reroof dwelling
at 945 North Summer at a cost
MOVING STORING CRATING
Larmer Transfer &-
We Also Handle Fuel Oil and Coal
! A UNIQUE SEMI-BUNGALOW
By R. C. HUNTER
Architect, New York
Editor's Xote: A "Port-
folio of 101 Small Homes"
by R. C. Hunter, architect, Is
offered to readers for $2.50.
Send check or money order.
Here Is a charming small house
that is simple in plan and unique
in design. It has been planned for
m KO-toot lot, allowing room for
driveway on one side and com
fortable space on the other. The
frontage of the house is 31 feet
On the first floor four nice
rooms, a vestibule and toilet room
have been arranged within a rec-
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Small Christian Colleges 1
Furnish Majority of U. S.
Statesmen, Survey Shows
Small Christian colleges furnish
the majority of college graduated
statesmen in national ' executive
and legislative and state executive
ositlons, according to a statement
Issued by Dr. s. B. LaughUn.ln
his sociology classes at Willam
ette university, "Friday. Dr.
Laughlln bases his statement on
an article In the Christian Student
magazine for February, 1931. '
Independent colleges furnish
more of the leaders in national
politics than those' colleges sup
ported by taxes, i - r
Out of the 11 college bred presi
dents of 'the United States, eight
come ' from small 1 Christian col
leges, two from independent uni
versities and one came - from . a
small state college -
Eirht of the' present - supreme
court Judges are college gradu
ates. Five come from small chris
tian . colleges, one ; from an inde
pendent university, one from a
small state university - and one
from a municipal university. -
'Sixteen of the present 32 col
lege graduated governors of states
are from small Christian colleges.
Three of them are from indepen
dent universities, nine from large
state universities, and four . are
from state normal schools. ,
Senators that are graduates
rank as follows as to their alma
maters: Total, $4; small Christian
colleges, 37; lnependent universi
ties, 7; large state universities.
16; and state normal schools, 4. .
Of the 239 members of the
house of representatives in Febru
ary, 181 are from small state col
leges, 29 from Independent uni
versities; one from a munlcapal
university and 25Mrom state sup
ported normal schools.
There have been " 11 college
bred presidents of the United
States. Of the present adminis
tration, there are eight college
graduated supreme court Judges,
32 graduated governors, $4 grad
uated senators and 239 graduated
representatives in Washington.
The totalr of each type of insti
tution of "higher learning, are as
follows: h j independent small
Christian colleges. 2 27 ; universi
ties,. 42-total,-269.- Tax support
ed institutions ' and " totals - are
these: large state' universities, .78;
small state universities, 2 r muni
cipal '-universities, .2; -normal
schools, 33 total, 115.
- ' This, according to Registrar
Tennant of the Willamette uni
versity shows the type of work
that small Christian universities
and colleges in this country are
doing in producing national and
state leaders in comparison with
tax supported institutions. ,
- Willamette . university is "
Methodist Institution with S00
students and a faculty - of whom
27 per cent are in Who's Who in
America.! This percentage is the
r . ia ' a jm-nmL sw
ak va n by BlZ m sa . m m u k.
tangnlar outline. The "entrance
vestibule is of good - dimensions
and from the exterior Its treat
ment is particularly well handled.
The living room and dining room
are arranged end to end, with
glazed door between. These rooms
have good wall apace for furni
ture. A comfortable bedroom is
arranged on this floor which is
very desirable feature in many in
stances. The toilet room : Is ac
cessible from the hall and rear
entry, a feature that is desirable
especially for garden- worker
where it provides a convenient
wash room on entering the house.
- On the second floor are three
additional bedrooms and a bath-
highest of .Its kind on the Pacific
coast, according to Prof. Laugh
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CYCLU BULB IS
' By FLORENCE MATTHIS
LAKE LABISH A beautiful.
silvery pink potted cyclamen own
ed by Mrs. Madison Halbert ' of
HayesTllle, contains eight blooms.
This cyclamen was presented
to the late Madison Halbert in
January, 1928,' and has bloomed
every year since.
Mrs. Halbert says:
""I-kept this precious bulb by
keeping the bulb at all times
completely' exposed above the
sandy earth of the pot in which
it grows. During its summer rest
period 1 water it rery. slightly,
but do not keep it entirely dry.'
Flower fanciers who have been
utterly baffled in their ef forte to
preserve this temperamental bulb
are watching this plant with
much interest. : ' -
In Building in
3. B. Peters is building three
new homes In Kay's Second ad
dition in the 1600 block on North
Nineteenth street. He has Just
completed one dwelling on Church
street in the 1800 block and two
more in the same vicinity are
nearlng completion. ; : j - r -
GUEST AT DINNER
.BETHEL, April 18. Mrs. Car
malite Weddle was J a - dinner
guest at the home-of Mr. and
Mrs. S. Hamriek on Tuesday
evening. Mary and , Lis- Ham
rick are pupils of Mrs. Weddle
at Bethel achooL . - t " ,.,,
BOND LEDGER-- GLASS1NE v
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Specify 'S3Jem Made" Paper for Your
Office Stationery -
The extenlor of the house la
done In the modified English cot
tage style. It presents a pleasing
combination of brick, half-timber,
stucco and weather boards. The
roof Is covered with slate In Varie
gated shades of green, purple and
gray. The timber work and siding
are stained weathered gray. All
windows are of the solid steel
The house contains 20,800 cu
bic feet and would cost approxi
. Complete working plans and
specifications of this house may be
obtained for a nominal tarn from
the bulkllnz editor. Refer to
PACKING COMPANY .
The Oregon Packing company I
cannery on South 12th street is
undergoing alterations costing
$300 this week, according to a
permit issued the company by the
city building Inspector. Other re
pair permits were Issued to the
Pauline Josse, repair dwelling
at 332 North Church street. The
work is costing $50 and is being
done by S. P. McCracken.
T. Teison, alter dwelling at
1890 Turner Road at a cost of
$50. .. : .
Newell Clark, alter dwelling
at 285 North -15th at a cost , of
$300. O. C. Kenmen is in charge
of the work. ,
. C. M. Cameron, repair dwelling
at 2395 Laurel arenue at ft cost
of $150.i . ,
TRIED FAKE ALIBI
-KETCHIKAN, Alaska, April
18 (AP)--Testlmony was given
Friday, by Kenneth Corro, . who
came from Rawlings, Wyo., to be
a witness, that Bert McDonald
had attempted through him to es
tablish an alibi .in connection
with the slaying of George Mar
shall, fish buyer, last fall.
McDonald, who has Served a
term at the.Walla Walla, Wash.,
penitentiary is charged with rob
bery and first degree murder in
Marshall's death. " -
Govro said he was living with
McDonald part of the time last
fall and was staying with him the
day of the murder in . October.
: McDonald came in late that
day, Govro testified, saying, he
was tired and hungry after walk
ing from Ward Cove.
One person In 10 employed-in
the United states directly, or indi
rectly contributes his labor to
the automobile industry, accord
ing' tc the California .Automobile
association i: , .. . , , . . .
IIP 10 ACTIVITY
Buying - Is Regular Though
' towjri yolume-ays.;1'"
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SEATTLE- A total ; oW$ 4Q
mills r reporting . to . .the.. West
Coast Lumbermen's. ; Association
for the week ending April 11 op
erated at 44.48 -per cent of 'ca
pacity, as compared to 40. C per
cent of, capacity Ttor the nreced-.
Inr week and.72.t0 per cent 'of
capacity - during the ' same week
last year. - : . 1
f ' Current new business reported
by 221. Identical milU was 11.45
per. cent 1 over production v and
shipments were 1.88 per cent ov
er. New' rail trade .business re
ceived during the week was about
2,000,000 feet more than th.Tolr
ume reported for the previous
week; decreases of about 0,000,
000 feet in the export trade and
1.500,000 feet in the local trade
were reported; Awhile domestic
cargo Increased about 15,900,000
feet, making the total new busi
ness approximately 9,500,000 feet
more' than, during ' the - previous
week and 7,500,000 feet more
than during the second week pre
vious. During the past 19 weeks ord
ers for 221 mills have averaged
,13.88 per, cent over ' production,
due to the low levels of cutting
and fairly regular although low
Tolume buying. " Inventories are
now lower than at this time last
year, the Association stated, and
unfilled orders are ' holding 1 at
about the equayalent .of four
weeks production at current lev
LARMER TO OCCUPY
Dan Larmer, of the Larmer
Transfer company announces that
they expect to move Into the new
warehouse some time this week.
Two floors are 'about completed
In the new warehouse, which oc
cupies the same location on North
Liberty street, as the old ware
house which burned during the
The building is 144 by 144 feet
and is of concrete construction
throughout with concrete floors
and steel window and door sash.
A vault has been built in connec
tion with the office which will
offer additional protection to the
company's records and valuables
such as -sllverwae and small ar
ticles which might be in storage. .
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Will be Erected h
On North Winter
: 2. O. Stutt has taken out a per
mit for a $2500 one story house
at 1945 North Winter. C. 8.
Weaver" ls the s builder. H. P.
Phillippe is erecting a 1H story
dwelling at 1004 North Winter
which is estimated to cost $3700,
The excavating has been complet
ed and; actual building .will start
this week. . . . w .. .
T.Z DALLAS, April
Walter, realtor and insurance
man of Corvallis, was speaker at
the Klwanls club Friday. He ex
plained the - home modernlxatlpn
program carrfed out In his city
last year," and. what' the remodel
ing of old dwellings had meant
both as. to improvement, of ; the
city, 'purchase of materials and
employment. He estimated, that
42 homes were modernised with
an expenditure of $85,000. Mr.
Walter spoke briefly of the fold
ers which will shortly be print
ed by the west side highway , as
sociation, describing the loop
trips from the various towns of
Rev. J. A. Smith, Program
chairman, said that the next
week's program would be given
over to a further consideration
of a clean-up, , point-up cam
PERMIT TOTAL FOR
PAST WEEK 53476
Building permits v totalling
$3478 were Issued last week from
the office of the city building In
spector. All permits were for re
pair Jobs, the largest of which
was for $2000 to be spent for re
pairs to the Miller Mercantile Co.
building at 189 North Liberty
street. Alterations were begun
during the week by A. A. Siewart.
Only one permit , was Issued
for new construction, that one
being issued to James Nash for
a garage to cost $100. The .loca
tion is 407 North 19th street,
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