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The OREGON STATESMAN, Salezu Oregon, Sunday llornlnsr, October 16, 1932
616 FOR POLK
Registry Figures Show Re
publican Stronghold is
DALLAS, Oct. 15. RegiBtra
tlou figure tor rAa general elec
tion in November .when compared
with, those of previous years enow
that the county ia changing from a
republican stronghold to an even
ly divided county. In 1928 the reg
istration figures showed that there
-were J. 2 7 republicans to every
democrat while the figures for the
coming election show that there
are only 1.70 republicans to every
In a report made by the Polk
county Roosevelt club the figures
for the three past elections and
the coming one were listed. This
report showed that the ratio was
as Tollows: 1928 2.27 repuDU
cana to 1 democrat: 19 30 2.31
republicans to 1 democrat; 1932
2 republicans to 1 democrat
(primary: 1932 1.70 republicans
to 1 democrat (general)
In 1928 there were 6104 regis
tered voters in Polk county, while
for the coming election there are
8722, an Increase of over 41 per
The registration by precincts in
Polk county as shown by this re
port is as follows:
Precinet Rp. Dom.llige.
DomUs 160 - 86
Bait Ltka 12?
Bprinr Valley 9
Boen ViU 8
Airli : 74
Bridgeport . 85
Bait Creek 200
Wnt Salem 547
X Riekreall 83
2d Independence , .,,
North Falla City 176
Booth Fall City 141
Bonthweit Monmouth 213
Northweit Monmonth 146
Southeast Monmonth , 94
Mortheaat Monmouth 214
lt Dallas 208
4th Dallas , 296
HAROLD P1TI IS
LIBERTY. Oct. 15 At the
first meeting of the Community
club this fall, Friday night, offi
cers were elected as follows:
Harold Pruitt, president; Doro
thy Browning, secretary-treasurer;
and A. V. Meyers, vice presi
dent. There was a general discussion
abut the new plan for community
activities and contests put out by
P. A. Parsons of U. of O. The
club voted to participate In the
general scheme and is eligible to
enter all the contests.
Outgoing officers were given a
vote of thanks for their work
during the past year, during
which time the remodeling of the
hall was accomplished in addition
to the usual activities.
Joe Williams, chairman of the
school board introduced the
The program included recita
tions by Margaret Smith, Car
oline Carson, Roland Cleveland,
Lillian Smith, Jacqueline Judd;
solos by Dorothy Browning and
Joe Williams, Jr. Duets -with
guitar accompanyment by Mr.
and Mrs. Joe Pierre.
Three Real Estate
Recent Days Told
SILVERTON, Oct. 15 Real es
tate sales are reported as "looking
up" in this vicinity again. The
Homeseekers Agency of which Alf
O. Nelson is the manager has re
cently completed three deals.
These are: the Lincoln heirs
have traded a home on Hlckes
street to Mr. and Mrs. George
Hayes for the latter's acreage on
West Main street. This was for
merly the old Lincoln home. Mr.
and Mrs. William Canada have
bought the Lincoln property on
West Main street. Mr. and Mrs.
Lester Pope have purchased the
Paul Fischer home in North Side
like I to keep
moving ' things
around. . We do it so
well - our work is ,
" bound . to please us.
And it is bound to .
please you J also, ask
MACLEAY, Oct, 15. - Pomona
Master I S. Lambert announces
what promises to be an Interest
ing as well as educational pro
gram for the Pomona grange
meeting to be held at Butteville
Wednesday, October 19. Ex-Governor
Oswald West will speak on
the truck and bus measure; Sena
tor Charles Spaulding will talk on
matters pertaining to the welfare
of farmers; Senator Sam Brown.
Seymour Jones, A. A. Geer and
Leroy Esson will discuss measures
on the November ballot.
Mrs. Daisy Bump, lecturer, will
also have a program of interest
ing numbers. The lecture hour
will be open to the public.
The Butteville grange has re
modeled its dining room and
kitchen, and will be able to handle
the large crowd expected.
JjjlEVERTON, Oct. 15. Silver
Falls Timber company logging
camps are open the first of next!
week, according to announcements
made Friday afternoon at Silver
ton. The cook and camp crews left
for camp Saturday and the loggers
are going up Sunday.
Camps have been closed for the
greater part of the summer and
mill officials were awaiting the
autumn rains to lessen fire haz
ards in camp. Silver Falls Timber
company mill will likely open as
soon as sufficient logs have been
brought down. Only local men are
being employed. ' , j
The planer mill closed down
Thursday night and will not re
open until Tuesday of next week.
Week Day Classes
For Church School
STAYTON, Oct. 15. Plans are
being made to begin week-day
church school classes in the base
ment of the Christian church, with
Mrs. W. H. Lyman in charge. The
course will be non-denominational
and pupils in grades from fifth to
eighth, and also high school stu
dents, are Invited to attend.
The Oregon bcsooI law provides
that pupils shall be dismissed
from public school for such
classes upon request of the par
ents. The classes will be for one
hour each week.
LOGGING CAMPS TO
SAVINGS AS HIGH AS 50
A field day of real bargains. That's wha t thrifty Salem car owners are calling our
big clearance sale. This is the last month of our fiscal year and until October 31st
only we are making special prices in every department. This is your opportunity
to save money and prepare your car for winter driving with quality merchandise
and service. Whatever your requiremen ts may be, we can save you money and
serve you better. Come in today.
Be Prepared or Slippery Roads
During this sale we will make specially liberal
allowances for your old tires in trade for Fire
stone High Speed and heavy duty tires. It's
foolish to risk the danger of a skid or blowout
when you can enjoy the extra strength and
safety of Firestone Tires at such low cost.
Come in and get our prices for your size.
All Light Cars
Others in Proportion
COST SCHOOL S
Siiverton Budget Group
Makes Slice in Spite of
SILVERTON, Oct, 15 A reduc
tion In Eilverton school costs was
made at the annual meeting of
the Siiverton school board and
school budget committee at Sii
verton this week. The reduction
was made in spite of having to
Include between $2000 and $2500
because of the outcome of the
Marion eounty school tuition law
decision of the supreme court.
However, members of the board
stated the eut will reduce local
taxes by approximately $4,000.
The board is required to add the
amount lost in the recent tuition
decision to this year's budget be
cause the school fiscal year runs
from June 1932 to June 1933, and
taxes for this year's budget will
not be collected until May or No
vember of next year.
The budget was decreased this
year by cutting all expenditures
of the school system, by reducing
the salaries of all teachers, and
by omitting two teachers from the
system. The attendance of the Sii
verton schools, however, show and
Increase this year over last.
In addition to cutting the school
budget the hoard has this year
been able to reduce the bonded
indebtedness of the school system
$10,000. The budget committee
and the school board are com
posed of M. O. Gunderson, H. B.
Jorgenson, Ed Banks, George
Steelhammer, H. B. Latham, R.
E. Kleinsorge, II. R. Irish, C. E.
Ross, Merlin Conrad and R. B.
Duncan. t . ; s "
BRUSH COLLEGE, Oct. 15
The Brush College helpers held
the first meeting of the season at
the home of the president, Mrs.
Oliver Whitney Thursday.
Mrsr Fred Olsen and Mrs
Charles McCarter conducted the
devotionals and flag salute. Mrs,
Whitney appointed as standing
committees for the year:
Devotionals, Mrs. Carl Harritt
and Mrs. Fred Olsen; patriotic,
Mrs. Harry Bonney and Mrs
Frank Rlvett; relief, Mrs. Charles
McCarter and Mrs. Victor Olsen.
Made by Firestone in the Firestone Battery Plant In
Los Angeles assuring yon of fresh stock. We have
a Firestone Battery to fit every car and truck all
fully guaranteed. Tour old battery accepted in trade.
Invite Us to Your Next Blowout
Center and Liberty Street
Mrs. Carl Harritt was la charge
of entertainment for . the , after
Mrs. A. R. Ewlng won a beauti
ful basket of .fruits as first prise
In a novel game, -
The Brush College helpers de
cided against sending canned
fruit to Doernbecker hospital as'
planned by members of the Feder
ated clubs of Polk county. Mrs. V.
Lee Gibson and Mrs. Carl Harritt
assisted the hostess serve dainty
As special guests were Mrs. C.
Grlswold, Mrs. Ufa Shirley, Mrs.
Mary Sehon and Miss Ruth Ben
nett and members Included Mrs.
A. R. Ewing. Mrs. Esther Oliver,
Mrs. Fred Ewing, Mrs. Charles
McCarter, Mrs. Ferdinand Singer,
Mrs. Louis Singer and son Rich
ard, Mrs. Harry Bonney, Mrs. V.
Lee Gibson, Mrs. Carl Harritt,
Mrs. George Meier and daughter
Gertrude, Mrs. Fred Olsen and the
hostess, Mrs. 'Whitney.
QUINABT. Oct, 15 The Royal
Neighbor's Sewing club held its
first meeting of the "serving
year" at Mrs. Charley Beckner's
and plans were made to get off
to a flying start. Last year the
club did very well, making nearly
$50. That means a good many pin
pricks as this money is all made
by quilting. The club has some
fine quilters and the members
have done some beautiful work.
Those present were: Mrs. John
Zlellnskl, Mrs. Verda Beckner,
Mrs. Elsie Boston, Mrs. G. M.
Campbell, Mrs. Frances Ganiard
and Mrs. Charley Beckner.
Mr. Farlane has Just returned
from Cutler City where he has
been spending several days fish
ing. He reports unusually good
Albert Girod has been suffer
ing for several weeks with infec
tion in his knee caused by a rusty
nail. There is fear that his knee
might hare to be opened and
Boys of Bachelor's
Club Prepare Meal
STAYTON, Oct. 15. A group
of boys who are taking home econ
omics have organized what they
call the "Bachelor club." Officers
are: President, Marion Lampman;
vice-president, Vernon Snoddy;
secretary-treasurer, Gerald Mark
ing. They have already prepared
and served a lunch at noon, con
sisting of waffles, syrup, apple
sauce and coffee, and many teach
ers and students who partook of
It report it as being very good.
IFifJt a CIocJT ,
SEWERS OPEN YEAR
CHEMAWA. Oct. 15. Dr. II.
J. Warner, district medical direc
tor in the Indian Service, Spokane,
and Dr. R. A. Farla of Washing
ton, D. C, were official visitors at
the local school hospital Friday.
This was Dr. Faris' first trip to
the Pacific coast and he Is very
much impressed with the north
west. Miss Hasel Pete, who complet
ed her high school course at
Chemawa last spring, left Friday
night for Santa Fe, N. M., where
she will pursue her study of In
dian art at the United States In
dian school la that city. Miss Pete
was awarded high honors for' her
art work at Chemawa last year
and her transfer to Santa Fe Is an
award for her meritorious work
here. Her home is in Oakville,
Wash., where her parents reside.
She is a full blooded Chehalis In
dian, and before coming to the
Chemawa school three years ago.
she had completed the ninth grade
at the Tulalip government school
near her home.
Miss Gertrude Eakin conducted
a sight-seeing tour of the various
departments of the Chemawa vo
cational school Friday afternoon
for the state meeting of the wom
en of the Congregational church
of Salem. The various churches
are making a study of the Ameri
can Indian as a special topic dur
ing the year and much valuable
Information Is gained by those
who find it possible to visit Chem
awa in this connection. About a
hundred visitors took advantage
of this opportunity Friday.
SCIO, Oct. 15. The fourth
grade, under the direction of
their teacher. Miss Mildred Gard
ner, wrote a Columbus day play
and presented it Friday. Parents
and the third graders witnessed
the play. Two songs, "A Sail," and
"America, the Beautiful," com
pleted the program.
Those who had parts in the play
are: Columbus, Richard Phillips;
first man, Robert Dougherty; sec
ond man, Donald Wright; wise
man. Pearl Dennlson; sailor, Sul
vla Hrudka; king of Portugal.
Verne Rahn; Queen Isabella, Eve
lyn Kendle; Diego, Lila Lee Thay
er; Brother Antonio, Verl Sims;
king of Spain, Doris Asp.
Miss Edna Flanagan, acting
county health nurse, spent Thurs-
We Test Brakes FREE
Including Recharge &
2 Days rental free
These axe only a few
of many bargains
Whatever your needs
may be, we can save
yon money. Come in
and see for yourself.
day and Friday at Scie schools
Thursday Inspections of all grade
children were made. Friday morn
ing Miss Flanagan spoke to the
high aehool students. 8he stated
that a large amount of corrective
and remedial work had been done
among the grade children her.
' She also discussed briefly the
growth in the sale of Christmas
seals and the use to which the
money gained from the sale of
seals la made.
Nino New Members
Of Playmakers in
'SILVERTON. Oct. 15. The
Playmakers held Initiation of new
members Friday night. The new
members are Laura Hubbs, Loyal
Aydelott, Evelyn Stewart, Laurel
Hanson, Don McCall, Ruth Wln
ehell. Pauline Henjum, George
Smith and Oscar Specht.
The first production which the
drama group will give this sea
son will be "The Thirteenth
Chair," to be given December 13.
This organization was formed in
Siiverton high school many years
For Legion Thursday
MONMOUTH, Oct. 15 Posts of
the American Legion and their
auxiliaries from the district of
which Polk county Is a part, have
Deen invited to a Joint public In
stallation of Legion and auxiliary
officers - to be held Thursday
night, October 20, in the auditor
ium of the Oregon Normal school.
Stat Commander Jack Eakin of
Dallas and District Commander
Fred Delner of Newberg will at
tend. After the nroaram and In
stallation, the Legion and auxil
iary and guests will have a ban
quet and dance in the Odd Fel
43 and 51 Guage the Finest Silk Hose
We Are Placing Just 100 Dozen of These Hose, Sold
Regularly at $2, on Sale at the Ridiculously Low Price of (
All the new fall shades all sizes and every pair are
that wonderful lace top, style that is exclusive to The
Price Shoe Co.
You can be distinctive, wear hose that wear twice as long,
Have hose that are guaranteed from runs and pay less
than you would for cheap brands of silk hose.
LEAD 111 M RALLY
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MONMOUTH. Oct. II A
dry' rally was featured Friday
night at the Christian church,
with Rev. A L. Lonsberry of the
Evangelical church presenting a
talk on the subject of Prohibi
tion; and' Rev. Wlllard A. El
kins of the Christian church
speaking, his theme being need
to uphold the American Flag In
the present prohibition crisis.
Mrs. Nellie Teater was pro
gram chairman for the evening.
The Boy Scouts had charge of
opening exercises; and. a group
of children directed by Mrs. R. D.
Elliott sang two numbers: "Why
Should Anyone be Wet?" and
Mrs. Florence Bierco Chapman
sang as a solo number. Rock of
Ages, with Mrs. Elliott at the
piano. MUa Lora Parker and
Charles Parker sang Judgment
Day, accompanied by Mrs. Elliott,
Elsie Jane Miller played a violin
solo, accompanied at piano by her
mother, Mrs. Roy M. Miller. Ken
neth Mulkey gave a reading.
F. M. Roth, principal of Mon
mouth high school, offered con
LARGE CROWD OUT
SALEM HEIGHTS. Oct. 15
Despite bad weather conditions a
goodly crowd turned out to the
first meeting and program held by
the Salem Heights community
club this season. After a short
business session, Hobart Smith
i 1 teil i i
I I )ti l, I !,
M Hi 'J !
and. company furnished the entire
program at the evening with mu
sical acta and skits. Ruth Pearce
gave a guitar solo and sang two
songs accompanying herself on
the ukelele. Hobart Smith, Ruth.
Pearce and Ethel Smith on steel
guitars gave several numbers between-other
numbers. Jo Vogt
entertained with harmonica solos
and a tumbling. act. Bud Mellne
gave a Swede monologue, a Scotch
song, several humorous readings
and ended with a Spanish fandan
go. A social hour was then de
clared to greet newcomers to the
district and music furnished by
Maxlne Sautter's five piece orchestra.
Chief For New Year
DALLAS, Oct. 15. W. L. Soeh
ren was elected president of the
KIwanis club Friday noon. Maur
ice Dalton was elected first vice
president and Cecil Rlggs second
vice president. Other new officers
are Joe Craven, treasurer, and E.
J. Page, secretary.
BOY TO DYERS
SUNNYSDDE, Oct, 15 Mr. and
Mrs. Kenneth Dyer (Ruth Bates)
are parents of a boy, born this
morning, at their home on the
Doing the day's work with
out eye strain, means better
result. Our lenses save
strain. May we advise you
in the care of your eyes.
S3S State St.