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About The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 18, 1931)
The OREGON STATESMAN, Salem. Oregon, Friday Morning, December3 18. 1931
Calls on Council for Support
In Feeding Floaters
At Pool Hall
JEFFERSON, Dec. 17 The
budget passed at the last session
of the eouncil v?as repealed and
another budget, calling for the
same amount of money,' but word
ed differently, was passed at the
council session this week.
It wa hard to 'see Just who
the joke was on, as Jefferson was
asking for less than half the
money to be raised by taxation
than was raised last year. The
lery for 1931 was 15.1 mills and
Tor 1932, 7 to 7.5 mills, a reduc
tion of about 8 . mills. With state
and county reduction, Jefferson
taxpayers should have a 12 mill
Mayor Jones, Harold KriJght.
and Clair CoLb were appointed
by the council to secure prices
on fire hose and report with re
commendations at the next meet
Rev. O. F. Lienlng Jr., and W
L. Jones were appointed to look
after destitute cases, which may
be reported, and provide work for
E. L. Barnes proprietor of the
pool hall appeared before the
council asking that his license of
$20.00 a year be omitted, and af
ter considerable discussion the
matter was postponed until the
next meeting. Barnes who runs a
lunch counter in connection with
bis pool hall, asked the city to
come to his aid and pay for the
"down and outers" that he is
feeding. The matter was referred
to the commi ;ee for investigation.
Pauline Hughes; sophomore. Ada
Schmltt, Mary Jane Watson, and
Lydia Helbe-rt; freshmen, Howard
Campbell, Bernice EHe, and Clark
DeHaven. schedule tor the dis
trict high school debates has not
been received here.
lightning Rods Find Support
WASHINGTON. (AP) The
government has found more than
"superstition" to a lightning rod.
Out of every 100 buildings struck
by lightning only two are protect
ed by lightning rods.
THEFT OF CHICKENS
8ILVERTOr, Dec. 17 Peter
ScymanskI, who recently moved
onto the Mehl place In the Ablq.ua
district, reported Thursday morn
ing the loss of 15 pure bred Rhode
Island Red pullets. The thieves
had entered tb poultry house,
which was locked, by taking oft
the screen and taking out the win
dow. The thieves left tracks In the
The gcymanskls had not pur
chased very many chickens but
what they had purchased were of
exceptionally good stock and they
regret the loss greatly.
Camp Is Closed
Archie Campbell has returned
from the logging camps at West
fir and expects to remain at his
Silverton home for about two
months. Mr. Campbell has charge
ot the commissary and library at
Westflr logging camps. The libra
ry contains ISO books, chiefly ot
modern fiction. The camp -was
visited -with 18 Inches ot snow
last week and for this reason
closed until spring.
Mr. and Mrs. Olof Tokstad have
sold their 97 acre farm three
miles east of Mount Angel to R.
M. Durnal. In the deal Tokstad
took over the Durnal 47 acre farm
on Pudding river about three and
a half miles northwest of Ulver
ton. This farm was formerly
owned by O. I Gunderson. The
possession will be exchanged
around the first of the year. The
deal was made through the Home
seekers' agency of Silrexton.
Sound Wavee Make Water Boil
NEW YORK. ( AP) Water
can be heated to boiling simply
by running sound wavee through
It. This is reported to the Nation
al Academy of Sciences by Wil
liam T. Richards of Tuxedo, N. T.
f CIO, Dec. 17 Body of Frank
Yivenka, a farmer living three
miles southwest of here, was re
covered Wednesday from Thomas
Yivenka left his home Monday
NORTH HOWELL, Dec. 17
Mrs. John Steward, who has been
living with her daughter, Mrs.
Holver Mikkleson of North How
ell for the past two months, pass
ed away Wednesday.
Remains are at the Mt. Angel
undertaking parlors. Funeral ser
vices will be held Saturday morn
ing at 10 o'clock at the Catholic
church in Gervais.
Mrs. Ellis Stewes, of North
Howell is a sister of Mrs. Stew
ard and other relatives live near
Servaia, Salem and Yamhill, be
tides two daughters, Mrs. Holver
Mikkleson and Mrs. C. A. Phillips
Mrs. Steward was 59 years of
ge and had been 111 for many
The family home is at Yamhill
where Mrs. Steward has remained
ijring her Illness.
DALLAS, Dec. 17 Dallas high
leniors won the interclass debate
shampionship Wednesday by de
feating the sophomores 3 to 0.
The winning team upheld the neg
itive side of the question: "Re
lolved that the several states
ihould enact some form ot com
pulsory unemployment 1 n s u r-nce."
In the first debate of this series
:he seniors, upholding the affirm
ative, defeated the juniors 2 to L
The sonhomores then won over
:he freshmen by a 2 to 1 decision.
is both teams in the finals had
iaken the affirmative the senior
-team was picked to uphold the
aeeative. They displayed their
ibility by shifting their argu
ments and winning unanimously.
The high school debate teams
will be picked from those taking
part In the interclass debates and
are to be coached by Mrs. S. E.
Students who participated in
the interclass series are: seniors,
Carolyn Mellln, Otto Fischer, and
Dorothy EIMott: Juniors, Mabel
Worrell. Robert Allgood, and
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When he did not return. Tues
day, no Inquiries could gain trace
of him. Tuesday night hi watch
was found, and the next day the
body waa found in the creek.
Besides Mrs. Yivenka, a daugh
ter and stepson survive.
Coroner Fisher of Albany has
charge ot the body, however no
inquest is expected.
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