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PAGS SIZ 01tECiQK STATESMAN, :Sa W. trtC Tt tiMtinnw SThtf OREGON STATESMAN, Salem Oregon. Tuesday Morning, January 13S2H f K
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Six Groups Represented at
Joint : Installation - at
' , "Silverton 'V
SILVERTON, Jan. 4 One et
the biggest grange affairs ever
held at Silverton was that of Sat
urday : night when ; six granges
gathered here for Installation.
The six granges, numbering .250
people.- were Silverton, - Silrerton
Hills. .North Howell Scott Mills,
Macleay and Union Hill.
, 'After the opening ceremony
and the addresses of welcome by
Otto "Dahl and Mayor Eastman,
the Installation ceremony took
place. . This was particularly well
taken care of by Mrs. L. S. Lam
bert and her assistants. Mrs.
Lambert . is . from ' the Stay ton
. grange. .Those -.. assisting her
wen uciea. weinocr oiT.onn
. Howell; regalia bearer; Mrs. -J
C. Krensiof Union Hill; emblem
bearer, Mrs.' Rena Tate, Stay
A. i a' ' wr - tm
verton Hills: musician, Ethel
Fletcher. Salem;' soloist, Mrs,
W. F. Krens, Union Hill.
Edwin Orerlund, new master
of tha Silrerton grange, gave a
short talk and presented Mrs.
'Lambert and her assistants with
- flowers. ' . f
Numbers on the program were
a musical number of Lucile
Waltman and Doris Rickards of
North' Powell; group of yodel
ing numbers by Elvin Almqnist
of Silrerton. Mrs. Marie Flint
McCall, state lecturer, was pres
ent aad gave an interesting talk
of her visit to the national
.grange meeting held at Madison,
Wis,,., - -
Orange, masters Installed for
the -different granges were Sil
rerton - Hlllg, Oscar Loe; North
HowieU, Mrs. T. Cline; Scotts
Mills. George Haynes; Macleay,
H..E Martin; Union Hill, J. O.
- Darby; ' r -
Sllverton's officers Installed
Saturday night were master, Ed-
( r SPEAKING OF GOOD SCOUTS
A new honor was conferred upon the wlelder of the gavel when
Scoutmaster John Kr Early, ef Troon 80, bestowed the insignia em
blematic of honorary membership in the Boy Scouts ef America, upon
Representative John N. Garner, of Texas, Sneaker of the House of
Representatives. , The noted statesman considered It a great honor
. to be voted a "Good Scout" by the youth of the nation. x
Dayton School District
Takes Action for Union
"VT A "I T 1 1 r t luetnei enurcn, ana
On New Angle; Island Out hsissi tsa
New Year's-Program Held;
Club Votes- to Sponsor
AUMSTLLE, Jan. 4. The an
nual New Tear's day dinner and
program wa given at the school
house Friday and-a large crowd
was present. Mrs. A E. Bradley,
president, presided at the after
noon meeting. A.; short program
was giiren which was composed of
the following:; , ; .
Song by the audience in mem
ory of Amos Davis; piano solo
by Alice Jensen, duet by Gwen
Martin and Wayne Ransom and
which was a request number, and
was dedicated to Mrs. C. A. Da
vis; -two . songs were played" and
sung by Mrs. Ella England, of Sa
lem and Harold Wit craft: a song
by Harold Witcr aft. .who, played
his own accompaniment; compar
ison of an old-fashioned Christ
mas with thatot the present tln-e
told in story form by Henry Por
ter: story by Mrs. T. C. Moun
tain; experiences of long ago,
Chris Jensen, John Mix and Hen
ry Porter. At a short business
meeting -it was voted to have a
community chest to help the
needy In this community. Mater
ial for six new dresses and a few
other garments already made up
are on hand which will be distrib
uted soon. Civic conditions were
also discussed but nothing def
inite along this line was settled.
One person from each of the
different organisations has form
ed a community relief committee:
Mrs. A. E. Bradley, chairman;
Charles Martin represents the
community club; Mrs. T. C. Moun
tain the P. T. A. and W. C. T. U.;
Mrs. Susie Ransom, the Woman's
club; Mrs. Jenny Wallace, the
Bethel church, and Roy Porter
WHERt MILLIONAIRE WAS BUTCHERED
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1 Body of Alfred Croford Re
covered : After ; Snow
T Stbrm Abates , .
fere is the ecene and the victim of one of the most
. rutal and horrible murders ever committed t New
fork State. In this house at Ponghkeepsie, N.
t-,- William J. Schata, 6 5-year-old millionaire, was
battered with a hammer, hacked with' an axe and
finally had bis throat cut with a bread knife while
Mrs. Florence Carozaa, hi gnestat the house, was
compeuM 10 iook en. uentro x ama, the murdered
man's- servant,' and his sister-in-law. liana Yina.
are held by police, who say that the Japanese has
eonxessea ae auied scaatx because the Utter had
her home Friday
trict has taken action from an
, other angle. Saturday following
GRAND ISLAND, Jan. 4.
wis. Oterlund; overseer, Chauncy jDue to the tact that the present
Bewen; . lecturer, Alia Haberly: 1 hiah school nnionixinc nrorram
axewara, uuo u. uaai; assistant l-f thm. n.An Aimtrit w
nalLJlJt7r Usa past year will undoabfdly
.'V.?rr -V.?: continue to be held up for months
Flora,-Henrietta Loe; lady as-
nana n iilHlBU( w
cember 14, six school districts.
Including Uatonvale, Pleasant-
dale, Webfoot, Unity, Palrie and
Daytoa, tiled petitions with the
district boundary board asktng
that these districts be united for
high school purposes. This plan
omits Wheatland, district No. 20
and Grand . Island, No. 94, -the
two .districts over which has been
made all of the disturbances In
.horn, economics committees
served supper and this was tol
lowed by a social hour.
the Amity and Dayton former I l)ent tne week Portland at the
unionising programs.- iu. b. 1. a,
I MUs Clara Klrkpa trick left Frl-
plan will be held by the district day.inornfa for her home In Al-
boandary board In the county I , waero mum
MnK..& in unuinr.Titi. . . I in the state normal schooL sue
10:10 a. m. January 20. Any rem- MP ine vacauon wiin ner moin
onstrancea against the formaUon W. Mrs. Elizabeth Kirkpatrick.
of the said anion high school will wat5h Prty was given at the
nr in rfiA nr ti... 1 night to a group of young people.
- .la.tMKl-KHA a atAMt nV
conntv school sunerinUndent atl -"
BY CHURCH GROUPS
CLEAR LAKE, Jan. 4.- The
church and Sunday school held
annual elections recently, result
ing as rouowsr
Church Class leader, U. B.
Boyd; assistant .class leader, Theo
Stalk; trustee for three years, W.
P. Collard; society treasurer. Mrs.
I by motor early Saturday morning
tor San Jose, CaL, where he is
employed and will also attend
Ruth Rue. R.N., was called to
Silverton Thursday afternoon to
care for the senior Mrs. Bailer,
1 who Is very HI
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Jones and
LV d.uVhteVUAUhea "of' Monmo
, --..- v.Mt. cu loul-.came over te the New Year's eve
Sunday school Superintend- AP j'1!' .utVr ml
t, W. p. Collard ; assistant, Mrs. $ -l?fcNe; "yaaadar t5
J. Massey; secreUry. Maxlne f"nJ.fff. 1" Y.f XSf
at the home of a brother, Charles
Morley. The Jones family spent
the rest of the week with Mrs,
Beckner; treasurer. Alice Massey;
librarian, Nellie Clement; plan
Ists. Lunelle Chapin and Neva
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Martha Robertson; Juniors, Miss
Pauline Coonse; young women.
i M Mrs. Albert Glrod; boys class.
I - Mrs. W. P. Collard; young people,
, Mrs. Lj J.. Massy; old people, Mr.
Latest word from' Roseburg is
that Earl Branson, who was op
erated upon there for append!
. cltis Tuesday, is much improved.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Harold are
the parents of twin girls,' born
Saturday night. They weighed
5 Yt pounds each.
Sunday a sister and her husband.
Mr. and Mrs. Greenberg of Port
land, drove up and they and the
Egans drove to Mrs. Morley's.
Guests New Year's day at the
William Haevernlck home were
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Haevernlck
and small son Byron of McMinn
vllle, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Dick
man and family -of Silverton.
Mrs. Ewirr Jennings
Returns From South
PERRYDALE, Jan. 4. Harold
Stapleton enjoyed winter sports
at Mt. 'Hood over the weekend
with frienMs from Portland.
' Mrs. Ewen Jennings has re
turned from a two months' stay
in California with her daughter
and family. Mr. and Mrs. R. L.
WALDO HILLS, Jan. 4. Cen- I Cyrus Jones of Ballstoh visited
terriew and Evergreen school I Sunday at the home of Mr. and
opened Monday after a 12-day I Mrs. B. F. Jones. Mr. Jones has
vacation. Edna Mae Goodknecht Inot been enjoying good health for
returned to her teaching at Moun- I the past few weeks. . -
tainer View near Silverton, Roger I . Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Campbell
Comatock left late Sunday for Eu- spent New Year's day., with Mrs.
gene where he is a sophomore at Campbell's parents,. Mr. and Mrs
the university.; Ardia Egan left Benton. Flanery in Corvallis.
any lime- prior to the day and
hour' Bet for the hearing on said
The school boar., which in
cludes E. A. Lefley, Worth Wiley
and Roy E. Will, took advantage
of the school holiday New Year's
day and took out the furnace for
repairing. The board installed the
furnace again Sunday in readiness
for the opening of school Monday
Mrs. Mable Narver of Amity,
who is4, a student in the Oregon
Normal school at Monmouth, spent
one day of her vacation the past
week visiting the Island school.
Mrs. Narver was principal of the
school for two years before at
tending the normaL. She was a
dinner guest at the EL A. Lefley
home the day she visited here.
The Mother's Circle sponsored
a watch night party Thursday at
the aehoolhouse, in which a large
crowd participated. The program
and games were in charge of Mrs.
Roy E. Will and Mrs. Charles A.
Ferguson.- Mrs. E. A. Lefley was
editor of a Grand Island newspa
per which contained many laugh
able Jokes and Items. . .
: Worth Wiley, vice-president.
presided at a short business
meeting. The program consisted
Musical selections by Mr. Hill
and Mr. Milford; vocal solo.
Charles Nelson; reading, 'Ella
Warren; violin solo. Ruby Hill;
reading, Mrs. Pauline Fowler p
song, Betty Kllpatrlek; instru
mental duet, Mildred and Sarella
Will; reminiscence of early Grand
Island history, Morton Tompkins;
talk by Eber Kllpatrlek, a former
resident of the community; .In
strumental solo, Lorene Tomp
kins; vocal duet, Mr. and Mrs.
Kilpatrlck; instrumental1, duet,
Mrs: Tompkins and Lorene;
Grand Island newspaper read by
At the close of the program
the crowd was divided . into two
groups, 1931 and 1032 and sev
eral enjoyable contests were
played. The 1931 contestants
won a majority of the contests. .
Just before midnight a lunch
consisting. of sandwiches, pie, cof
fee and punch was served . under
the supervision of the lunch com
mittee chairman, Mrs. Will Urn-banhour.
the Misses Virgle Bradley, Cleo
Barry. Given Martbr and Alice
Jensen, and Leonard Lee, Har
vey Snyder George Towle, Rob
ert Mountain, Mr. and Mrs. T. C.
Mountain and Mrs. A. J. Mountain.
OF CHURCH HELD
All day Meeting Held; Sev
eral Officers Have Per
FIRST FAMILY ON CHRISTMAS SHOPPING SPREE
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. PRATTJM, Jan. 4 Misses
Amanda and Ida Ifitzner from
Halsey, spent the weekend visit
ins with friends in this commun
The C. O. SIpes and H. W. de
Vries families spent New Year's
day with friends at Woodburn.
Mr. aad Mrs. Harold de Vries
and Olivia de Vries called on Miss
Helen Mae Thompson at the Al
bany hospital where Miss Thomp
son underwent an operation for
appendicitis. She is now convales
cing at the home of her uncle, Dr.
Dan Clark'at Harrisburg.
Rev. and Mrs. Robert Shattuck
who recently returned from Cali
fornia are staying at the home of
Mrs. Shattuck's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. P. Emmery.
The monthly Sunday school so
cial and business meeting was
held at the church New Year's
eve. Mrs. A. L. Bowen was host
ess at dinner and George Klean, I
president, had charge of the bus
Election of officers for the en
suing year was held with the fol
lowing result: president, Mrs.
Harold de Vries; vice-president.
Rev. E. Rounds; secretary, A. L.
Bowen; treasurer, Arthur de
Vries, chorister, Ralph Kleen; pi
anist. Olivia de Vries.
Election was followed by a pro
gram In charge of Mrs. John AI-
thof. consisting of several num
bers by the orchestra, a dialogue
by Dora and Earl Kleen. a read
ing by Vernon Kirk, solo, Ralph
Kleen, reading, Olivia de Vries,
and reading by Mrs. Elmer Han
Mr. and Mrs. Fred de Vries at
tended the Santiam district con-1
vention at Stayton Sunday. .
Funeral services were held Sat
urday at Albany for the infant
son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Stauffer.
Miss Miriam Keating from Van-
Trouver. Vash., accompanied
Ralph and Nellie Kleen to Mill I
(city last Sunday.
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MACLEAY, Jan. 4. At an all-
day meeting of the grange held
January 4 tne executive commit
tee was elected, standing com
mittees appointed by Master H.
E. Martin, and Dorothy Bowen
was elected Flora to fill the va
cancy caused by the resignation
of Mrs. W. Frink.
The committees are: Executive.
A. Bowen. W. A. Jones, J. F. C.
Tekenbnrg; legislative. W. A.
Jones, Frank Bowen, W. Frink;
agricultural, A. Maden, J. Amort,
H. Fnestman; home economics,
Mrs. M. M. Magee, Mrs. C. T. Ba
ker, Mrs. J. F. C. Tekenbnrg;
horticulture, H. phlllipps, M. M.
Magee, Mrs. A. Bowen; relief.
Mrs. Frank Bowers, Oscar Baker.
Mrs. J. Patton. Reports showed a
cash balance In the relief depart
ment and la the Home Economics
Officers present at every meet
ing during the year were H. E
Martin, master; Mrs. H. E. Mar
tin, lecturer; M. M. Magee, stew
ard; A. Bowen, assistant stew
ard; Eva Jones, secretary-treas
At noon dinner was served at
a long tlble centered with red ta
pers, seasonal greenery and a Je
rusalem cherry plant, . with Mrs.
W. Frink, Mrs. H. Faestman, Mrs.
Alice Patton and Dorothy Bowen
In charge. . . .
During the lecture hour talks
were given by W. H. Stevens of
Logging Scheduled to
Start in Cascades Above
Sweet Home This Month n.S'iT's,? "i..
SWEET HOME, Jan. 4 Ac
cording to a report from a reliable j
source logging operations in the
Cascade mountains district In
Linn county will be started this
month. Only a small crew of 100
to 125 men will be engaged at
first it la stated.
Considerable work must be
done on roads, and trails before
logging work on a large scale can
The timber will be brought to
Albany through Sweet Home, over
the recently constructed Oregon
At the C E. meeting Friday
night officers for the coming year
were chosen: Miss Frieda Wodtll.
president in place of Everett
Daugherty, Mrs. Rev. F. F. Mc
Clure, secretary; Mrs. Rev. G. H.
Harttell, treasurer; Margaret
Corner, assistant president; Mrs.
L. Munts, pianist. This meeting
followed up with election of class
leader, O. Feigum; and G. L. Cor
About 25 young and older peo
ple then walked over to the
church where a watch night meet
ing was held aftej the regular
North Howell and Mr. and Mrs.
J. Richards of Stayton and a sur
prise miscellaneous shower was
given Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Hl-
The next meeting will be held
the first Friday in February at 8
p. m, with Dorothy Bowen, Mar
garet Magee and Dixie Jones in
charge of the refreshments and
Rodger Baker and Hazel Magee
This week the Sweet Home
schools will all bq in session again
after a week's vacation of the
holiday season. The vacation has
done the teachers 'and scholars a
lot of good, as they have rested
their minds and will be better fit
ted for ' the remaining school
months. Several echolau came In
from Portland to spend their va
cation hero-with relatives, among
them were Wilbur Belstrom a
high school student at Portland
The com fur week the 8weet
Home Evangelical church 'will un
dergo several important repairs.
mainly the replacing of new sills
on two sides. Rev. G. H. Hartxell.
O. Feigum and J. Nothiger. will
take care of the work the first
day, and will la followed with
volunteer workers the rest of the
time It takes to complete the
work. This church has stood here
many, many years and it was a
surprise to the carpenters really
how rotten the sills were getting,
The work will be rushed.
Flood waters are abating at this
place and the grain fields are
again beginning to be normal, for
days and days the high waters
have covered the lower fields
Farmers are fearing quite a bit of
damage has been done to the
grain but will not know, definite
ly, as some years he. warm sua-
snine later in me spring; Brings
out unlooked for big yields."
There was a heavyvfog and
white frost Sunday morning, that
took Sweet Honors by surprise
after the spring sunshine of New
PERRYDALE. Jan. 4 Mr. and
Mrs.' William Stapleton and Mr.
and Mrs. Herman Mailer drove to -
Hillsboro Wednesday to Identify
the body of Alfred Croford who
died about two weeks ago after
being snowed in at his cabin nine
miles above Cochran, where he
was watchman for the Blue Lake
The mill was not running and
Mr. Croford was alone at the
He phoned to Cochran telling
them he was snowed In but was
coming out as soon as he could.
Not hearing anything further
from Mr. Croford for three days
and being unable to get him by
phone a group of men started out
in seareXot him.
The snow was quite deep and it
took a couple of days before they
found his , frozen body beside the
speeder that he was riding out oh.
Mr. Croford was 71 years of
age and had lived at the Staple
ton and Muller homes for the past
He has a half sister In Califor
nia -as an only known of relative.
Mrs. Frank Lynn is seriously
ill at her home here. She became
suddenly ill Sunday and is con
fined to her bed; her heart Is giv-
Minnville on business Thursday.
Miss Carmen Crippen spent
New Years day with her cousin.
Mrs. Issie Hansard in McMinn-
His, Initials Pnzzle
DETROIT- (AP) When Na
thaniel Gdlastick approves an ac- N
count be has his stenographers in
a fluster, for it is Initialed "O. K..
Have A j
French Shop 1
11S N. Rig a Masonle Bidg.
I7S If. High Street
A. P. Speer
ao (Do mu
let mat wWt .different fromjmniieai; ef other f ef the -babies" shown wQ be dropped by Santa fa
fsimilisffl IT thai Unit A 5sf ats pVaajdan ITaam. s.J I at. aii m .71'. JT. f
ais crowa-nn children went ea a real Christmas
shopping spree in Washington, D. C, in quest ef
presents. ? Photo shewn the -First Family inrpecting
the wares in a doll shop.: Oaa aright -say that some
tie stockings ef Peggy Aim and Herbert, 3rd, chil
dren of Herbert, Jr- who are at the White Hens
for .Christmas. Left to right above are ABaa
Ho??r' JK- PwstonV Mrs.; Herbertr Hoover, . Jr.;
and her husband, -'-.--' - . ---
LAKE LABISII. Jan. 4 Mlaa
Iva Curtis of the John Day Valley
and' Miss Alice Part rey were f oar
day ; guests- of . Miss ' Constance
Weioman'remalninr until - Sun
day.. They- attended the teacherr
convention in Portland daring the
holidays. . ..:., .-
Mr. aad Mrs. ' Dave DeGrosse
have been vacationing at the coast
the vast ; lew- days.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Scheedler,
OF Mount Angel, were Sunday dii
ner guests of Mr. and Mrs. A; F.
Daniels. Mr. Daniels has just re
turned from the Salem General j
Hospital following a recent . seri
ous operation. ; -
.Unemployment continues to dis
tress a aumbet of local families,
who have a -targe personnel and
meagre means. Aside from an oc
casional J6b of onion topping
manr of them find little to do.
The county road work has ceased i
temporarily v .
Here is a radio high-spot!
Directed by Nat Shilkret,
'one of radio's foremost
, musicians, the ' 35-piece
Chesterfield Orchestra girea
you a sparkling program of
popular music beautifully
played. Stirring songs, too,
- in the rich baritone of Alex
Gray, Chesterfield soloist.
' Here's something to turn
to, six nights a week
something always . worth,
hearing. Light up and listen
to wBIusic that Satisfies',
NAT SH ILK RET, Nofoo) Diroctor, ! ; Chtifarfitlof SwpbonfC Orchaifrsi