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LTfct CUTGON STATESMAN. Sakn, '. - Oregon, Sunday Mornia? April 19, 1331 V
4-H CLUB Fl
Chamber of Commerce Will
Be Scene Thursday
'V- Of This Week
It won't be lone cow until Mar
lon county 4-H club boys .and
girls pick out the best articles in
all the work they hare been doing
the past year to Tie with each
other at the second annual Marion
county 4-H club fair.
The fair will' open In the cham
ber of commerce rooms here
Thursday, April 23, and . will con
tinue through Friday and Satur
day, according to W. W. Fox,
county club leader who has ar
ranged the event with cooperation
of Mrs. Mary - L." Fulkerson,
county school superintendent.
Although an experiment last
year, the exhibition was a decided
success, hence It is being held
again this year. A larger list of
awards is offered this year, thanks
to interest taken by a number of
Salem merchants and the Kiwanis
club, which is offering several
3 Scholarships -
Premium lists, which have been
out for some time, show, the Ki
wanis elnb has offered three schol
arships for -the annual summer
session at O. S. C, these to go to
winners in the division .2 sewing,
outstanding cookery club member
and for, handicraft exhibit.
Many, merchandise awards are
offered.'.the donations of Salem
stores. : Y .' '
The cash awards offered by the
superintendent's office hare been
set aside for winners of -the best
cookery exhibits In all divisions;
to handicraft winners In two di
visions, and to health projects In
two divisions, boy and girl.
Five Cash Prizes (
In Each Division
In each division there will be
five cash prizes and ribbons to the
10th place. First prize -will be
$2, second 11.75. third $1.50.
fourth 11.25 and fifth 11.
Prize winning exhibits will be
displayed in the J. C. Penney store
windows on. North Liberty and
first and second , prize winners
' and recipients of scholarships will
be guests of honor at a luncheon
of the Salem Kiwans club to be
held soon after the fair.
All exhibits must be in the
bands of the county club leader
before 10 o'clock the morning of
the opening day of the fair. Win
ners of scholarships or special
prizes will not be entitled to re
ceive cash prizes, according to
rules of the contest.
DALLAS WIN TEST
MONMOUTH. April IS In the
Polk county inter-high school
typing contest held this week at
Monmouth, Dallas and Mon
mouth won first places. In the
novice class, Twila Tittle of Mon
mouth was awarded a gold med
al; and Doris Xewbill of Dallas
won a gold medal In the advan
ced class. Mrs.! Bertha T. Hall,
who heads the j commercial de
partment of' the; Oregon1 Normal
school acted as referee; and typ
ing instructors of the participat
' Ing schools took charge of grad
- Novice division entrants: Mar
Ian Good, Twila Tittle. Carl
Rutschman. all from Monmouth;
Aladine Campbell and May Van
Siaavern, Perrydale; Rachel Ug
: low and Lois Jones, Dallas.
Advanced division: Harold
Good and Kenneth Roth, Mon
mouth; Elizabeth 3aker, Elea
npr Hill, Ruth Wilson, Alice Ko
sanke, all of Independence; Dor
is Newblll and Lois Miller, Dal
. las. ; ' :
Roth and Good won third
place for advanced students; and
Marian Good received third place
in the novice class, all three stu
dents being from Monmouth.
4-H Club Workers :
MISSION BOTTOM, -April 18.
Time was most profitably spent
Thursday at the home of Mrs.
Frank Thompson when the. 4-H
club members were given three
lessons by their leader. A demon-
, stration each of fruit, meat and
' sandwiches was made.;
.Plans were discussed for' the
Achievement day . and' a 'public
demonstration, which will be held
at the schoo.house the last day of
" school. . The demonstration team
will be Aminta Jones and Evelyn
Cane. :, -'.-: ---"!
Delores j Thompson and ' Cora
Parks will demonstrate cookies at
the next meeting, which will be
held at. the home of the leader
next Friday. V- .
Present .at the last meeting
" were Frances Thompson, Junior
Jones, Cora Parks, Evelyn Cane.
Delores Thompson,. Aminta , Jones
and Arnold Thornstad. , , . ,?v
MILL CITY, April 18. The
Linn county road crew were re
pairing and patching the pave
ment In the ricinity of Mill City
Wednesday. A number of boles
on the Linn county end of the
bridge approach were filled. An
other crew under the direction or
Road Supervisor Ed - Davis Is
blasting out rock on the point
near the Jack "Welch place,
which will widen the road at this
A bridge crew Is replacing the
bridge over Medlll creek on the
Marion county aide of the San-
tlam river which, was destroyed in
the recent high waters. This crew
is making its headquarters at
Gates. The highway, which was
' covered by . slides between 31111
t HIGHLIGHTS IN7CAREER O NICHOLAS CLONGWORTH f
: ' r. '
With the passing el
the nation capital Las
lost 'one ef its 'Baost
popular political char
octera.j Practically his
whole adult life was
spent la the shadows .
af the White Hans.
Ban ia Cincinnati SI "
yaars aga af wealthy
parents, ha had nana
ef tha aleefneee that
goes with wealth and -social
Nick," . as be was
called by everyoae, had
tha geains of adapting
himself ; to whatever
campaay he happened
ta ha in. Save far ana
term fallowing- the
Damocratic awaap of
1912, whan hU father-in-law
split the Repab
licaa Party ha aerv
ad in ; Ceag reee aiaca
1903 and daring his
last three terms was
Speaker af tha House.
The wedding of R a p
rosea tative . Nicha la a
Long worth af Ohio and
"Priacosa Alico Rooso
velt ta the W h i ta
Housa in 1906 attracted
daaghtor of the Prest
deat, had been ana of
the world's most sought
after I youag womca
For years br anaay ;
avideacea of high-spirited
; a Biased the nation, and
she waa aa much a na
tional figure aa if she
were really of the blood
royal. She had spurned
many titled suitors only
ta surrender her heart
ta Longworth, 15 yoare
her senior. L a a g -worth'a
vided a aew kiad of
ammunition for his.
eolitical oppoa e n t a ,
coined each derisive
phrases a a T. " R.'a
City and Detroit was opened this
week to travel, the roadbed be
ing widened, to 20 feet at' that
place and in much better condi
tion than before.
AT GRANGE MEET
WALLACE ROAD. April 18
Mrs. Marie Flint McCall of Wal
lace Road, state grange lecturer
attended a rousing Pomona
grange meeting at Buttevllle
Wednesday with 300 present rep
resenting 12 Marion county gran
ges. Mrs. McCall and Mr; and
Mrs. s. IL Edwards who. were In
her party .each gave talks at lec
turer's hour! Mr. Edwards Is State
deputy. Mrs. McCall .who is act
ively engaged; with her duties as
state lecturer assisted in organ
izing a grtnge at Chemawa. Tues
day. . :
"FLUNK DAY ENJOYED
MILL1 CITY, April 18 Senior
"flunk" day was observed by the
seniors In Mill City high school
Thursday when they arose early
and journeyed to Taylor's Grove
where they spent the day In
sports and eats and "sings". In
the evening they made the trip
to Salem where they -enjoyed a
movie and more "eats'. There
are IS graduates this year. Miss
Feese.la cl?ss adrJs&r. . ,
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Nichalas Lang worth
was net a prominent
politician when ha first
went ta Waabiagtoa aa .
Ohio, in 1903, hut hie
affable personality wan
him popularity aad he
waa entertained " - by
President Roaaavelt at
the White Honaa. Hera
ha met Alice Roosevelt,
la Febraary, 1906,
"Princeas Alice be
caaia Mrs. Nicholas
Lengworth in oaa af
tha moat brilliant wed
dings that Washington
aver witnesaed and
many political wiae
acree mattered their
feare that the young
politician waa alated
for oblivion, his indi
by the tremendous
ity. Bat they didn't
his after arfiievmente
V i I i I v " . r
Returning ta Can .
gross after kia two
year absence. Long- ,.
worth found himself
more popular than ha .
had ever bn. Hia
prestige grew aad even -
his bitterest political
enemies J., were eon-' ;
strained - ta ive- him
their warm admiration. -No
more was ha re
ferred to as T. R-'s i
Crown Prince or
"Alice Ropsevelt'a ;
ha.band," h a h a d
proven his metal.
las , Loagworth aad
would stand on Nicho
las Long worth's feet.'
Rapidly he ' became.
. member af numereua .
important committees ,
end. won tha leadership '
af the "Big , Navy"
movement. - Ho was a !
firm beGcver la tha
doctrine , af prepared-
nesa as a preventative '
af war . aad - continu- ' .
ausly fought for' that f,
belief ta the ea J. ;
. WASHINGTON, April It.
fAPTh power Interests ; were
charged Friday by Senator Norri
with attempting to divert the at
tention from the trade commis
sion's investigation of their ac
tivities by , a nation wide propa
The Nebraska republican in a
formal - statement based, . bis
charge on a pamphlet written by
Paul S." Clapp, managing director
of the National Electric Light as
sociation, which Norrls atd had
been distributed to millions of
stockholders in public utilities
companes and consumers of elec
tricity.' -: i r.r-, i. i
Norris said Clapp, In compar
ing electric rates In towns-with
municipal plants with private
rates, used some cities in which
there are no municipal taxes and
the entire running costs are paid
out of profits from the municipal
plants. He cited Chanute, . Kas.,
and South River, N. J."
rThe figures . show.
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In the early nays af .
Langwartk's cm r e e v "
seme ef his panehaat f
war n sonrca ef tha ",'
graataat : worry ta hie -political
paraiatad in wearing :
apats whan aaaay ' ra
gardad 'the f aahion dad- J
lak mnA affected. H
appeared at night see '
eiene drassad in isa
macnlata evening at "
tira at a time when
diaaer cloth oa ware not ;.
generally warn. Ta
crewn this most an- .
political bohavUr, ha
bacama a golf addict
daapita the storm af
criticism that was di
rected at . the pastime -
as a rich man's game.
It was this vary im ..
parvioaanaas to criti
ciam that finally won
the admiration ef all ',
who knew Lang-worth.
A politician by choice, '
ha refosad to be a og
in a political machine.
Loagworth laaghed at
t b e a e gibes, and si
years later proved con
clusively that he was
not to bo dominated by
the Reoseveltiaa par- .
eonality when ha flatly
refused to oia hla dia
tinguished father - in -law
the "Bull Moosa"
movement that split the .
Republican party wide
open. Instead, he cam ' (
paigned for William
Howard Taft, goieg
down to defeat ia the
Democratic lands tide
that swept Wilson into
office in 1912. Mr.
Longworth, contrary ta
the predictions af po
litical soothsayers that
blood ia thicker than
water, stood solidly
with her husband in his
stand. Loagworth aft
arwarda declared that
H-the two years out af
office were the hard
est yeare af hie, life.
said, "that the municipal plants
in the United 1 States while not
making as good a showing as Is
made by the larger systems in
Canada are nevertheless so . far
ahead of any showing which can
be made anywhere In the United
States by the. power trust that
further argument seems almost
DAUGHTER TO STEWARTS
. TURNER, April 18. Mr. and
Mrs. C. A. Bear have received
cards announcing a new grand'
daughter, Pauline . Lenora, born
April 11 to Mr. and Mrs. R. E.
Stewart of Spring Valley, MIn
nesota. Mrs. Stewart and young
son, Quenten, returned home the
middle - of February after a" two
months' ' visit - with - the home
folks and friends of Turner and
Salem. Mr. and Mrs. Stewart
expect to return to Oregon to
make their home some time In
SCOUTS AFTER PAPERS
AURORA, April 18. The Boy
Scouts, were industriously gather
ing pape. J and magazines Satur
day to help swell the camp fund.
The-boys appreciated the interest
shown by the townspeople. They
also held a candy sale at Tergen's
butcher shop. ,
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Junior Weekend and Spring
Fete, are Combined at
MONMOUTH. April It Jun
ior weekend at the Oregon Normal
school, featuring May Day with its
colorful events, is Just axonnd the
calendar, and many plans are al
ready under way to pat this gala
occasion across with its usual
sparkling fanfare of happenings.
The first day, la started out in
the mOrnlng at :S0 with a tug
of war; Junior vs. Seniors., .Then
aa all school campus breakfast is
enjoyed, and the remainder of
that day given over to athletic
events. Friday evening the Jun
iors present their annual class
play, which this year is to be
Skidding.' This Is a modern
comedy -centering around the
problems of a college boy and
The cast includes: Marion, Leo-
na McEwan; Wayne, ManvQle Pet-
teys; Mrs. Hardy, Mildred Gard
ner; Aunt Mllly, Elisabeth Price;
Andy, Jay Hollngsworth; "Estelle,
Virginia Hall; Myra. Helen Red
ding; Mr. Hardy, Duane Knapp;
Stnbblns,. Jack Clark; Grandpa,
' The. play Is under - direction of
Miss Florence Johnson,
Saturday comes the coronation
of the Queen, Miss Hazel Goyotte,
and many beautiful and original
dances and drills follow to show
homage to the new crowded
Saturday evening the all-school
formal dance completes the ser
ies of eay features. Weather per-
mittinr. this dance Is held out on
tha Taved tennis courts, where
lovely lighting effects and a good
orchestra render it a beautiful
and pageant like artistry which
visitors both from Monmouth and
out of town enjoy observing. If
rain prevails, the Normal and high
school gymnasiums are utilized.
CHILDREN VIE FOR
BRUSH COLLEGE. April 18
Of much Interest to Polk county
school children is, the spelling
contest to. be sUged at Dallas
Saturday, April 25 when all Polk
county schools will have the priv
ilege of competing.
. Friday, April 17, this zone,
which includes four schools,
those of Brush College, Zena.
Spring Valley and ; Lincoln held
an elimination contest in which
two pupils from each school.
with . the exception of Lincoln
school which did not send a rep
resentative, took part at Brush
College. In this contest the last
two who remained standing go to
Dallas to compete with like con
testants In the final contest.
Those who received this honor
Friday were Ruth Shepard of
Zena school and Ila Ann Stratton
of Spring Valley school. Brush
College has sent representatives
to the Dallas contest the last two
Those who participated- were
Evelyn Working, eighth grade.
Brush College; Ruth Shepard and
Marguerite Johnson, eighth
grade pupils of Zena, Ila Ann
Stratton,' seventh grade and Ho
mer Freeman, eighth grade of
Teachers from each school rep
resented who conducted the con
test ' were Mrs. Mary Sehon,
Brush College; Miss Lillian Rey
nolds, Zena and Miss Clara Sei
bans. Spring Valley.
Turner S.S. Class
Prize at Salem
TURNER. April 18. The Loy
al 6-8 Sunday school class of In
termediates of the Christian
church, with their, teacher'. Mrs.
E. J. Gllstrap, and a tew friends
attended the Kellems meeting at
the First Christian church in Sa
lem Thursday evening," hoping to
be able to secure the prize pic
ture , offered for the biggest at
tendance of a Sunday school
class and Its friends at the serv
Twenty-one were present and
they won the picture, which-is a
tree hand drawing -made and
presented b. Mrs. Homer Kel
lems. ' It will be placed in the
Sunday school room.
4-H Girls Make ;
l Sun Suits For
. Small Patients
AURORA, April 18 The Snap
py Stitchers sewing : club, 4-H
sewing, group 3, are making sun
suits for- children. These will be
given through. . the Junior red
cross, to the state . tuberculosis
hospital ' at . Salem. All girls In
junior red cross must make two
garments for a child and hearing
of the need of sun-suits at the
hospital, they decided to make
and donate them.
The girls are asking. that any
one wishing to help In this good
work get In touch with Eleanor
Jeaky, president of the club or
Mrs. Tyler,, club leader as the
hospital can use more suits than
the girls can make.
ENTERTAINMENT . PLANNED
- LIBERTY, April 18. Every
one - Is looking . forward to - the
big - evening of entertainment
that -Is being sponsored by the
Woman's club for Friday even
ing, April 24. Popular enter
tainers of our own community
and outside talent are furnishing
the program. The program -Is to
consist of two short plays, danc
es. readings and music. There Is
to be a very small charge. Tick
ets are being sold throughout the
neighborhood, and they may also
be secured at the door ' that
evening. Watch for the program
i in next week's paper.
Gloverdale Welcomes You
To See Real
i ; By. MRS. ; JAY COOK
In springtime, summer or win
ter time whea we of Cloverdale
go ont into our yards and . look
at our fields, orchards and love
ly WOOded hills we wonder whv
King Blng and all his men al
ways aay Pout county. Liberty
and ; Rosedale but never Clover
dale. No. not Cloverdale on tha
coast but a ' lovely - spot oa the
maraet road about : two miles
east of the Pacific highway.
we have orchards. - too. and
we have men in our community
who "know their orchards" so
in the springtime, especially, Clo
verdale Is a beautiful place. As
one . turns - south after - drlvlnr
two and a quarter miles east
I P. T. I.
ORCHARD HEIGHTS, April 18.
Election of. officers was. held
Friday evening In the Popcorn
schoolhouse at the last meeting of
the- Parent-Teacher association.
Ralph Wilson, was elected to suc
ceed J, W. Simmons as president,
Eugene South wick was chosen as
vice-president and Krs. Ed Reed
was reelected secretary and treas
urer. Mrs. Cash Roberts. Mrs. Ed
were appointed as a refreshment
Reed and Mrs. C. S. Matthews
committee to serve at the first
meeting of next year. The pro
gram committee will be appointed
later. A committee composed of
Mrs. J. B. Best, Mrs. Ed Reed and
Mrs.' Guy McDowell was appointed
to purchase a first-aid kit for the
A varied program was heartily
applauded and many numbers en
cored by an appreciative audience.
The home orchestra, the Orchard
Heights Entertainers, gave sever
al numbers; The juvenile element
of the neighborhood, being fired
by a spirit of emulation, gave two
numbers on month harps, one be
ing a girls' and one a boys' trio.
Members of the first group were
Dorothy Southwick, Martha Lay-
ton and Faye Garoutte and of the
second, Donald Reed, Earl Dean
Wither and Milton Southwick.
.Other numbers on the program
were an amusing one-act play, "A
Coon Creek Courtship," by Mr.
and Mrs. Wesley orner of Rickey;
vocal trio, "Your Mother Al
ways Cares for You," by three
small boys. Andy Mallett. Keith
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from the highway on the market
road-. prettier rural sight Is
hard to find than our closely
settled community with Its well
kept homes, '.orchards. Its green
fields of clover backed by the
beautiful wooded hills ' of the
Summit. Hill district. Y
Cloverdale is pretty, it Is well
named," It has congenial neigh
bors and we are glad to be alive
when we awake in the morning
and ? view our beautiful sunrises
and; look at Mts. Hood and Jef
ferson over, there,. .
As ' we go toward Turner we
can view bur narcissus and daf
fodil field with its bulbs recently
Imported from Holland. It Is
located on the farm of John Mc-
Klnney and is at Its. best now.
Clark and Harold Stout, all of Sa
lem; a reading, "S'posin You Do,"
by Jeannette Clark; a reading..
Shadows," by Miss Ethel McDow
ell; a reading by Donald Reed
and one by Lyle Knower and Er
vln Simmons; Miss and Mr. Sim
mons responded to an encore by
singing "Is There Any Better
Country Than the Old U. S. A.?";
last on the program was a "home
talent" moving picture machine
showing exhibits -of school work
by the lower grades. Following
the program, refreshments' were
served. ; ; -
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SILVERTON, April 18 For
the purpose of providing the nest
egg foT , a free public library at
Silverton the Silver Lodge 36 of
the Independent Order of Good
Templars have granted the trus
tees of the order the authority to
transfer $537.38 in checking and
saving accounts and the property
which lies between the : Inman
building and the H. L. Stiff Fur
nlture store on First street be
tween Oak and Main streets into
a trnst fund. The new board of
trustees which will hold it in trnst
Is composed of George W. Hubbs,
C. A. Reynolds and P. L. Brown
1 The gift of the lodge is depen
dent upon requisite recognition
from Silverton and the creation
of an operating and maintenance
fund of at least 81,000 a year and
a fund also of $10,000 for the
erection and equipment of the free
nJ stew even lowtr In jrlcl
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FCIO. April 18. -The P. T. A.
met In the auditorium of the hjgh
school Thursday evening.
A program was given as fol
lows: Song, "America." by the as
sembly; reading, '."Believe It or.
Not," Opal Mispelt; quartet,
"Sweet and Low," by the Thurs-
tons; address. Rev. Ernest Rals
ton, "Children, Their Develop
ment In Education."
Mr. Ralston snoka of the evil
tendency of the human race and
suggested we try to help them
by glTing them something to do
rather than forbidding them. He
urged parents to be a good exam
ple to their children, make chuma
of them; cooperate with them In
an tneir activities: let them
know you are Interested In them.
He closed by soeakinr of the no- i
cessity of a religious training and
me oenents of using the Bible in
the school. . ! ' '
Mrs. P. II. McDonald nriMt
at a short business meeting which
was held at the close of the pro
gram.. . ;
W. STAYTOn 0U1LTS
WIN WS PRIZES
WEST STAYTON, April 18.
Thursday morning . Mrs. Elmer
Asche, president of the Ladies
Growers' club, ' Mrs. William
Royse, secretary of the club, and
Mrs. J. W. Nipple went to Stay
ton to the quilt exhibit at the
club rooms. . .
The ladles took the last quilt;
the ladies finished. This quilt took
two first prizes, one being for the
most attractive quilt there and
the other for having the most
pieces. The quilt has 6352 pieces
In it. '!'; ) i '
Mrs. Royse took second prize
on her friendship quilt and Mrs.
Asche was awarded first on hers.
Mrs. Nipple 'got first prize on
the most artistic in deeign and
uniform In qutytng. She also; re
ceived second prize on another
Quilt. r i i: v ; :j ji j '"
Many quilts were shown at the
exhibit. There. were a number of
old quilts and homespun bed
WEST STAYTON, April 18
The West Stayton community
club Is sponsoring a program and
soup sale- Tuesday evening, April
21. The proceeds from the soup
sale will go to the grade school
St. Phone 4525