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The OREGON STATESMAN, Salem, Oregon, Tuesday Morning, May 9, 1933
Children From 23 Rural
Schools vie in Sports
SILVERTON, May The May
day festival, to which the it
school cf the Silrerton high
school district were Invited proved
a Tory successful affair at BUyer-
ton Friday afternoon. I
May day exercises. Including
the winding of a May pole were
featured In the Eugene Field au
ditorium. Little Barbara Jean Mc
Donald was the May Queen while
Russell Qulnn was the king.
The general committee In
charge Included Mies Florence
Storle, Miss Olga Johnson, Miss
E. Moore Neare, Miss Janice Dun-
iran. High school boys assisting
with track events were George
Smith, Bill Kleeb, Marlon Palmer,
Carl Holm, Gerald Hoyt and Al
The rural schools took part in
the athletic events and the follow
ing places were made:
Winners are listed
Three-legged race, boys, class 1,
Orlo Bolme and Glenn Baker of
the Eugene Field school at Sll
erton, 1; 2, Weston Smith and
Richard Ness of the junior high
school at Silverton; 3, Frances
Ruble and Roland Ziterwits of
Hasel Dell. Class 2 LeRoy Da
vis and Maurice Duval, Davis
school; I, Palmer Copple and
Howard Brokke, Silverton; - 3,
Frank Robinson, and Dale Brandt,
Hazel Dell. Three legged race,
class 3 boys Junior Paulson and
John Ruble, Hazel Dell; 2, Her
bert Kneiss and Jordon Moe,
Brush Creek; 3, Floyd Ellertson
and .Lloyd English, Bethany.
Three legged race class 1. girls
Lola Franke and Eunice Tor-
Tend, Bethany; 2; Florence Lee
and Marguerite Winger. Silver
ton; Dorothy Rosemond and Ruby
LeRude, Evans valley.
Three-legged race, class 3. girls
Marie Peterson and Eleanor
Rowe, Evans Valley.
Fifty yard dash, boys, class 1
Tommie Williams, Silverton;
Maurice Ruble of Davis and Don
Ross of Porter tied for. second; 3,
Weston Smith, junior high, Silver
ton. Class 2 Gerald Potter, Sil
verton; 2, Virgil Rosemondr Ev
ans Valley; Frank Robinson, Ha
sel Dell. Class 3 1, Merl Grace.
Brush Creek; 2, Vernon Daugher
ty, Silverton;';? 3, Lloyd English,
Hess Gets Broad Jump
Broad jump, boys, class 1
Richard Ness, Junior high, Silver
ton; 2, Clarence Melby, Eugene
Field, Silverton. Class 2 1, Her
bert Kneiss, Brush Creek; 2,
Floyd Goodman, Silverton; 3, Le
Roy Davis. Class 3 1, John Ru
ble, Hasel Dell; 2, Floyd Ellert
son, Bethany; 3, Vernon Daugh
GALLANTRY REWARDED AT LAST
i riiEEB ami
To Mrs. Olive May Riches;
Many From out of
Town at Funeral
Thirty-five years after he had sunk the collier Merrimae across the
mouth of Santiago Harbor during the Spanish-American War, Richard
Pearson Hobson is here shows as he was decorated with the highest
award in the gift of the nation for his heroism. President Roosevelt is
shown as he presented the gallant officer with the Congressional Medal
ef Honor. At left is Assistant Secretary of the Navy Henry Roosevelt.
Crab race, boys, class 11,
Weston Smith, Junior high, Silver
ton; 2, Herman Vigland, Eugene
Field. Silverton; 3, Frances Ru
ble, Hazel Dell. Class 2 1, Virgil
Rosemond, Evens Valley; Richard
Gregor, Bethany; 3, Harry West
on, Silverton. Class 3 1, Warren
High jump, boys, class 1 Al
lison Conrad, Eugene Field, Sil
verton; Dan Ross, Porter; 3,
Richard Ness, Silverton Junior
high. Class 2 1, Herbert Kneiss,
Brush Creek; Palmer Copple, Sil
verton; 3, LeRoy Davis, Davis.
Class 3 1, Merl Grace, Brush
Creek; 2, John Ruble, Hazel Dell;
3, Vernon Daugherty, Silverton.
Girls Hare Races
Sack race, class 1, girls--l,
Vala Elliot, Davis school; 2, Anna
Jean Thomas, Silverton. Class 2
1, Gladys Hillman, Silverton; 2,
Juanita Moe, Brush Creek. Class
3 1, Evelyn Hall, Davis.
Sack race, boys, class 1 Ray
mond David, Bethany; Frances
Ruble, Hazel Dell; 3, Weston
Smith, Silverton. Class 2 1, Vir
gil Rosemond, Evens Valley; 2,
LeRoy Davis, Davis; 3, Frank
Robinson, Hazel Dell. Class 3 1,
John Ruble, Hazel Dell; 2, Gor
don Parson, Davis.
Baseball throw, girls, class 1
1, Juanita Moe, Brush Creek; 2,
Ethel Burroughs, Silverton; 3,
Eunice Torvend, Bethany. Class 2
1, Audna Mills, Silverton, Gud-
run Walen, Bethany. Class 3 1,
Anna Brendon, Evens Valley; 2,
Esther Brown, Davis; 3, Evelyn
Fifty yard dash, girts, class 1
1, Arllss Gifford, Silverton; 2,
Rosetta llarl, Ever Green; 3, Bet
ty Joe Murray, Porter. Class 3
1, Lydia Huebschmen, Silverton;
Cross - Word Puzzle
By EUGENE SHEFFER
41 42 43
HORIZONTAL I wto ! present kinf of AI
c u t u.il raop of fUw York?
f R.pr.tent.tire.i Henry
ft What U the name ef the wid
ett rivar ia th World?
12 A light open cotton fabric
15 Cyprinoid fishes
17 Roman magistrates
19 Raised platform
20 River in Italy
2i The sun
25 A stupefying blow
33 Flat-bottomed freight-boats
36 The Egyptian solar disk
41 What KoUd Ctrati Utrl.
UetHcity which tUU.i The
trvBgui off wiTryUig csr-
48 Mineral sprint;
.t U directly proportio.al Jtlf W
the electromctiT. leree? ilSSS?.
44 Musical note
45 A rising ground
4ft A curiosity
61 A step
1 Whom did President RoeteTalt
i select for Secretary ef Com
merce in his cabinet: D
M c. ?
; 4 First-born ,
' '5 Affirmation
ft Who we the firtt Chrutian
nMrtyr of Greet Britain?
:. 7 Deserves - .."
8 Collection ef aayinga
I'll imihwif msn AOiTWi
2, Vernice Marsh, Bethany; 3,
Maxlne McDonald, Hazel Dell.
Three legged race, girls, class
2 1, Vala Elliot, and Evelyn
Hall; Davis; Virginia Langford
and Gladys Brown, Evens Vllley;
Helen Vorsett and Virginia An
Fur Flies in School!
Row at Perry dale;
PERRYDALE, May 8 This
community has been considerably
stirred up and feeling ia running
high since several high school
students have been expelled. Char
ges and counter charges are being
After numerous board meetings
at which parents and Professor R
Porter were present J. E. ' Honk,
school director, handed In his res
ignation refusing to act in that
capacity under prevailing conditions.
SILVERTON. May 8 Almost
rery pioneer family of the Sil
rerton community was represent
ed In the final tribute paid to
Olive May Riches, wife of Charles
R. Riches, who was laid to rest
Friday afternoon at Mount Hope
service In the Waldo Hills follow
ing services at the Ekman Fun
eral home at Silverton.
The Rev. H. C. Stover, pastor
of the congregational church at
Salem, and an old friend of the
family gave the funeral eulogy
and officiated at the brief grave
yard service. Member of the lo
cal chapter of the Rebekah lodge
also participated In the services
and accompanied the funeral cor
tege to the cemetery.
Donald Allison of Salem pre
sided at the organ and Rer. Mr,
Stover and Maynard McKlnnley
also of Salem, sang "Rock of
Ages" proceeding the ceremony
and "Beautiful Isle of Some
where" following It.
. Acting as pauoearers were
John Goodknecht, Frank Bow
ers, Jake Doerfler, Elmer King,
Floyd Allen and Lew Davenport
all old neighbors 'of the Riches
Coming from out of town to
attend the funeral were - Henry
La Bare of St. Helens. Frank La-
Bare and Arch a LaBare of Wren
brothers of Mrs. Riches, and
Mrs. Maude Haberly, Miss Mil
dred Haberly, Miss Loralne
Fletcher from The Dalles. Elam
Amstuz of Portland, old time
neighbors and friends besides
many relatives and friends from
Salem. Turner and other
Mrs. Riches died at the fam
ily home Wednesday afternoon
following almost a year of ill
GRANGE MEETS MAY Oth
LIBERTY, May 8 The Red
Hills grange will meet Tuesday
night. May 9. at 8 p. m. Gordon
J. Taylor of Molalla is scheduled
to appear as special guest on the
program and will represent the
Bits H&g on Plow
Handle, But Only
Till Farmer Comes
HUBBARD, Max 8
Jobs BtMffer, oa going to
Ida work the other morning
found large swarm of
bees hanging to his plow
handles.' They were snc
P. OL Welle, a fanner
east of town, has 'a cow
who gave birth to a healthy
set of twin heifer calves recently.
LIBERTY, May 8 A large
crowd attended the semi-annual
Red Hill district Sunday school
convention at Rosedale Sunday,
this vicinity having a good repre
sentation. The morning was given
over to classes as scheduled, and
Rer. Milo Ros delivered an In
teresting sermon on Sunday school
work. The program schedule for
ianlors proved popular, and was
carried on In the church base
A business session was held in
the afternoon, G. 8. Higgins of
Roberts presiding. Roberts Sun
day school won the collection ban
ner, and Rosedale won the attend
ance banner. The nominations
committee, P. G. Judd, T. D. Trick
and Cammack reported favoring
election of Gus Cole for president, I
and Mrs. Higgins, secretary. Mrs.
T. D. Trick read a letter from
Edna Holder, missionary in India
telling of conditions and some ev
ery day occurrences there.
Fred De Vriee, president of the
county 8. S. association spoke
about the Sunday school booth
conducted at the state fair the
last few years. It was voted the
next meeting will be held at Sa
lem Heights in November. Rev.
Fletcher Galloway delivered the
brother. Mia Lola Ball, Meadow
brook; Mrs. Dorsey Fisher, M al
ia o; Mrs. John Cratty, Haruuam;
Mrs. Walter Reason r. Elliott
Prairie; Charlie Ball, . Meadow
brook; Walter Ban, Marq.ua.xn.
Nearly 1000 People Attend
Final Session of Young
SILVERTON. May 8 Nearly
1800 people attended the dosing
session Sunday afternoon at the
Eugene Field auditorium of the
tenth district convention of the
North Paclfle district of the In
ternational Young People's La
ther league which opened here
Friday night with Immanuel
church, Rer. J. M. Jenson, pas
tor, as host.
Rt. Rer. H. L. Foss, Seattle,
president of the Paclfle District
ef Lutheran churches, gave the
convention sermon at Trinity
church Sunday morning while the
Rer. C. B. Lucky of Page. North
Dakota, gave the convention ser
mon at Immanuel church.
At the convention banquet
held 9 Immanuel church Sat
urday night, Rer. M. A. Chrlst
enson of Astoria was the toast
master. Speakers were Rer. Mr.
Foss, Dr. O. A. Tlngel8tad. pre
sident of Pacific Luther college
at Parkland, Wash., Dr. N. : M.
Ylvisaker, and Edith Olsen of
Portland. Music Included a vo
cal duet by Mrs. J. P. Dullum
and Mrs. Stanley Swanson; selec
tions by the Four Norsemen; vo
cal solos by the Rer. O. G.
Salreson of Canby and John
Dr. N. M. Ylvisaker, executive
secretary of the International
Young People's Luther league
with headquarter at Minneapo
lis. Minnesota, gave the address
at the closing session Sunday al
ternoon. Music was furnished by
the Choral Union choir directed
by Prof. J. O. Edwards and by
the Portland Central Lutheran
choir directed by Edith HJer
toss. Rer. A. K. Vinje, district
president, Everett, Washington.
acted as chairman.
SILVERTON. May 8 Sam
uel L. Bates. 80, died today at
the home of his niece, Mrs. Cora
B. Wilcox in the Bridge Creek
district. Funeral arrangements In
charge of Ekman Funeral Home
will be announced later.' He is
survived by two sons, Tom Bates
of Bronx, New York, and Morti
more Bates of Brooklyn, New
York, and one sister. Mrs. Char
lotte Llkem of the Bridge Creek
HAYESVILLE, May 8 Ar
rangements are being made for
graduation exercises, which will
be held Wednesday night. May 24,
at the Hayesville school. There
are six in the graduation class
IIALEYS HAVE SON
INDEPENDENCE, May 8 A
son was born May 4 to Mr. and
Mrs. Vernon Haley. The child
weighed seven and a half pounds
and is named James.
GEORGE BALL, 21, DIES
HUBBARD, May 8 George
Ball, 21-year-old son of Mr. and
Mrs. E. R. Ball, residing near
Meadowbrook, stricken with spin
al meningitis Friday, passed away
at the family residence Sunday,
He was employed at several
farms, but returning each day to
his home, among these the A. N
Thronson farm. The young man
was born in Hubbard, where the
family resided before moving into
the Meadowbrook country. Sur
vlving are the parents, Mr. and
Mrs. E. R. Ball, his sisters and
ON HOU LISTS
BROOKS, MAT 8 .Pupils
who have not been absent or
tardy In the Brooks school for
the past month In Principal Clyde
Hotfers room are: eighth grade,
Minnie Ognra, John Hutto, Ver
non Hess, Mary Clark, Lois La
vett, and Charles Hutto. Seventh
grade. Arista Wood, Sumie Ogn
ra, Lavone Harris, Robert Fltts.
Frances Johnson. Dorthy Nelson,
Gladys Epley; Sixth grade. Jun
ior Portner, Marie Johnson and
Pupils In the intermediate
room who have their names on
the honor roll and are under the
direction of Miss Alice Massey
are: third grade. Glen Morloka.
Jack Boscb, Elmer Cutslnger.
Peggy Tonts, Martha Umemoto.
Dorothea Hogate. and Charles
Dowe. Fourth grade. Kreta Fae
Ashbaugh, Minnie Cutslnger, Ar
lena Rasmussen, Delphlne Loom-
Is, Loyle Satter; fifth grade.
Maxine McKnight. Ivan McCoy,
Billy Cattew. Dorothy McKnight.
Carl Fltts, Robert Bailey. Masao
Tamlyasu, Edna La Fl em me, Clif
ford Bishop and Adeline Elke.
Primary grades under the su
pervision of Mrs. Emily VanSan
ten, honor roll pupils are: First
grade. Richard Ognra, Theressa
Johnson. Mickey Tamiyasu, and
Viola Elke; second grade. Ron
ald Jones, Ruth Sidebottom.
Ernie Morloka, - Delores Johnson
and Alfred McCoy. .
Those ranking first, second
and third in their averages are:
Third grade. Jack Rosch first.
Elmer ' Cutslnger second and
Charles Dowe third; fourth
grade. Kreta Fae Ashbaugh. first.
Delphlne Loom Is, second, and
Minnie Cutslnger third: fifth
grade. Ivar McCoy first, Dorothy
McKnight second. Carl Fitts,
RAY MORGAN DIES
HUBBARD, May 5 Roy
Morgan. 18 months, youngest
son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Mor
gan, died at the family home at
Marion Saturday from compli
cations following the measles.
Besides his parents he Is sur
vived by three sisters and six
brothers. The Morgan family
formerly resided in Hubbard.
I Bits for Breakfast
(Continued from rage 4)
rangement was made a ia how
many 'complimentary rotes he
was to receive. The consequence
was he was nominated and elect
ed and served his term. He made
an excellent congressman and was
a brilliant man.- Croasman also
mentioned Dare Logan as an at
torney in the case. He appeared at
the preliminary hearing before
'Deacon' Hatch, who was a jus
tice of the peace. The gun that
did the killing was In evidence.
Some one handling the gun point
ed it at Logan accidentally. Logan
yelled at him, 'Don't point that
gun at me. point It at the court.
"C S. Wood worth was In Salem
at the time, but he was too soft
hearted to witness the hanging
and went out Into the woods nntll
It was over. But his .description of
the affair, as told to his descend
ants many times, verifies what Al
told in many particulars.
AI Croasman, now an officer in
the U. 8. court at Portland, was
long prominent In Salem. He was
postmaster. So was Richard Dear
born, member of the firm for
which he worked at the time of
the hanging; and .another mem
ber, Lueien Heath, was Salem's
first mayor, also secretary of
state. J. D. McCullr, mentioned
by Mr. Woodwortb. is now wita
the Patton book store in Salem.
He kept a copy of the booklet con
taining the confessions of Beale
and Baker, published by Fred
Schwatka, then a printer in The
Statesman office, afterward fa
mous Arctic explorer. Mr. McCul
ly promises to loan the booklet to
the Bits man as soon as he find
it; having misplaced it. Has any
reader a copyt If so, it should be
filed made a historic recordt Tho
father of the writer attended the '
hanging, from his home in Polk
county, in Cooper Hollow, half
way between Dallas and Mon
mouth. Program Arranged
For Mother's Day
By Home Ec. Group
VICTOR POINT, May 8 Tbe
Home Economics club of Union
Hill grange will meet at the hall
Wednesday at 2 p. m. with Mrs.
Ida Stelnberger. Mrs. Vera Scoit
and Mrs. Elsie Tate hostess for a
Mother's day program.
Mr. and Mrs. Emory Goo J a
(Minnie Jacquet), are announc
ing the arrival Tuesday morning
of a baby boy at their home near
Pudding- River on the Silverton
There v.ill be a benent SScofA?
dance at the Union Hill grant
hall Wednesday night. May 10.
4The Departing Guest"
By WALT DISNEY
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20 What former U. S President
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sue of U. S. postage stamps?
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28 Whom did President Roosevelt
select oa Secretary of Agricul
ture in hi cabinet! Henry A.
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37 To come safely through
40 Mountain ranee u Booth
43 The American form of the elk
53 Nickel: chemical symbol
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