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36 Per Cent oif To
Cars,,are Ready for
'Price on Delivery" Slogan
is New; Means Lower
K roar handred Cherrolet deal
rs, salesmen and newspapermen
listened for over two hours Fri
day at the Multnomah hotel In
t Portland to William E. Holler of
Detroit, who la general sales man
ager tor the Crevrolet Motor com
pany. His talk was full of enthusiasm
and gave a TiTid picture of the
Chevrolet Industry and its expan
sion program. He spok with op
timism of the coming season and
anticipated that many cars would
be sold this year.
Mr. Holler announced the new
deal In the pricing of automobiles.
He stated that he was out to make
a house cleaning and that be was
going to get the 'pads, the packs
and chisels out of the automotive
.business." His new plan is known
'as the p. o. d. (price on delivery),
and he stated that he would make
the old slogan f. o. b. "as out of
date as hoop skirts."
Approximately 580,000 cars
old and delivered in 1933 was
given as the figures for Chevrolet
by Mr. Holler. He said that they
were behind with their orders at
the present time but were rapidly
getting into production. He stated
that they expected to build 88,
- 000 cars during February and a
total for the year was placed at
The factory and delivery prices
given by Mr. Holler were as fol
lows: Chevrolet, factory t585; de
. Mr. Holler assured the dealers
that as soon as be was finished
with cutting the differential be
l tweea factory and delivered
prices, be was coming back "after
the financing department." He
. ' said that there were three people
Interested in automobile sales,
namely the manufacturer, the
dealer and the public. He said
that the public had been getting
a raw deal and he was out to give
them a new square deal.
Mr. Holler said that there are
8,300,000 Chevrolet owners at
the present time, but he also stat
ed that 3C per cent of the cars
driven today are old cars. He
poke very highly of President
Boosevelt's program and stated
that he thought the recovery pro-
gram was working and there was
: strong evidence of prosperity.
Salem salesmen who accom
panied Douglas McKay, Salem
dealer, to the meeting were C. D.
French, James S. Davis, Cecil
Rhodes, 'William Rush and E. T.
B. Hill. The new models are now
on display in Salem and some de
liveries are being made.
The northwest district of the
Western Auto Supply company ob
ganlzation has recently been
awarded the attractive annual
trophy, presented annually to the
territory making the greatest per
centage in sales increase over the
previous year. Willis Clark, man
ager of the local store which par
ticipated in the gain, said the
showing of the store here and of
other stores In the northwest In
1933 was "highly gratifying."
The northwest district consists
of all Western Auto stores in Ore
gon and Washington and in sec
tions of Montana and Idaho.
There are four other districts in
the Western Auto chain.
Rapid recovery in northwest
business in general Is reflected in
the store's gains, according to W.
H. Bohling, district manager.
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W. II. Bohling, above, left, is shown receiving the special trophy
awarded the northwest district of Western Auto stores for the
highest percentage gain In sales made in 1933 over 1032, by any
of the five divisions of the company. Hal R. Baker, general man
ager of the company, is shewn, right, congratulating Bohling. The
, local store directed by Willis Clark, played a substantial part tn
bringing the trophy to the northwest.
Relief Supply Station Open
ed For Southern End on
JEFFERSON, Feb. 3. Twenty-six
adults met at the school
house Monday night to discuss
organizing study classes under
the CWA. It was decided to or
ganize two classes, one in pub
lic speaking, and the other busi
ness training. As soon as teach
ers are secured for the classes,
the organization will be perfect
ed, and work will begin. The
classes are to meet three times
a week, with two hours' class
Open Supply Station
Thursday morning a relief sup
ply station was opened up in the
old Review building on North
Main street. This will cover Tellef
work in Marion, Jefferson and
rural route one. The station will
be opened every Thursday to dis
tribute supplies. Miss Du Boise,
from relief headquarters in Sa
lem was in charge of tbe station
Thursday assisted by Mrs. W. H
Sherman. Miss DuBoise has been
distributing supplies in her car.
and with the station located in
Jefferson for this district will
save time and expense, by having
those getting relief get supplies
The supplies brought here 1y
truck included flour, butter, eggs,
salt pork, fresh beef and canned
goods such as prunes, beans and
SEATTLE. A total of 497
down and operating mills in Ore
gon and Washington which re
ported to the West Coast Lumber
men's association for the week
ending January 27 produced 72,-
355,462 board feet of lumber.
This was a -decrease of - approxi
mately 600,000 feet under the
preceeding week. The average
production of this group of saw
mills in 1934 has been 68,892,
706; during the same period in
1938 their weekly average was
The new business reported last
week by 487 mills is 97,629,650
board feet, against a production
of 72.312.462 feet and shipments
of 53,842,287 feet. Their ship
ments were under production by
25.6 per cent and their current
sales were over production by
35.1 per cent. The orders booked
last week by this group of identi
cal mills were over the preceding
week by 12,500,000 feet or 14.73
The aggregate inventories of
130 mills are 1.5 per cent less
than at this time last year.
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We Also Handle Foe! Oil, Coal and Briquets and High
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Band, Ta, 4, Its.
:1S Cerdoa String QutrUt, KB0L
10 :80 Katlontl Yontk Sadie Coafemee,
11:00 3n Arnold and Commcdorti,
S:S5 Orcffoa Butt Board of Optometry.
2:30 Grand Hot.l, NBO.
S:00 Catholic Boar, NEC.
8:45 Mark Daniel, earitono.
S:00 Manhattan Mtrry -Go-Round, KBO.
8:30 American Album, NBC.
8:00 Major Sharp and Minor, KBO.
10:15 Weather report.
10:15 Bridge to Dreamland, KBO.
11013. -00 Palace Hotel Orchestra,
7:00 Breen A De Bote. KBC.
T:15 Organ concert, KBC.
7:30 Ronald Back.
8:45 Eddie King, piano.
0:30 Cooking achooL
9:45 Portland Public Market.
10:30 Woman's Magazine, KBO.
11:30 Wearer of Dreams.
11:45 Word, and Mnaie, KBO.
12:15 Western Farm and Home Hour,
1:45 Michael Arenatein. eclliit.
3:00 Al Pearca and Hit Gang, KBC
8:05 Waldorf-Astoria orcheitr, sue.
8:20 Friendly chat.
4:00 Dance Maitere. KBO.
5:00 Campana, KBC.
6:15 Abe Bereowiti, riolin.
8:00 Amoa 'n' Andy. KBO.
8:45 Kdyewater Beach Hotel oreheitra,
10:15 Weather report.
10:15 Cole MeElroy'a oreheitra.
10:45 Hotel Hark Hopkins orchestra.
11:00 Ambassador Hotel orchestra.
11:30-12 Strinrwood Ensemble, KBO.
ZlEX POBTLAND1180 Ke.
Sunday, Tebruary 4, 1934.
8 :00 Sacred mniie.
8:15 Dance antiques.
9:15 Musical Gems.
10:00 Radio City Concert, KBC
10:80 Leo Reisman's oreheitra.
11:00 Symphony Hour.
11 :SO Grenadier Gnarda band, KBO.
12:30 Glen Gray'a orchestra.
1:00 Christian Endestor Union.
3:00 Kational Vespers, KBO.
2:80 John MeCormaek.
2:45 Ted Weema' orchestra.
8:00 Four Square Cathedral lerrict.
4:00 Frits Kreisler.
4:15 Paul Whiteman't orchestra.
8:00 First Church of Christ. Scientist.
9:00 Hotel Cosmopolitan orchestra.
10:00 Pint Presbyterian Choir.
11:00-12:00 Midnite Melodies, KBO.
7:45 Band Music.
8:00 Bing Crosby.
8:15 Paul Whiteman's orchestra,
9:30 Melody Mixers, KBC.
10:15 Konald Buck.
10:30 Manikin Tea.
11:45 Julia Hayes.
12:15 Master Music Meiers.
12:20 Weather, wheat market sad faaa
12:25 Movie Club.
12:80 Movie Club.
12:45 Forum Luncheon.
1:45 Lady Next Door, KBO.
2:00 World Bookman.
3 :00 Tafme of Nations Association.
8:45 Body Tallee.
4:00 Pickens Sisters.
4:80 Mary's Garden, KBC.
8:00 News Flashes.
8:30 Professor Belles.
9:80 The Orchestra, KBC
9:45 Wrestling? Bouts.
11:30 12:00 Organ concert, KBC.
More Safe Miles
in Smooth Tires
smooth ' tires is
Tears of experience has
taught as how to retread
tires correctly. See us to
day. Short & Ward
Between Commercial and Front
Session Honors Founders'
Day For Association;
SILVERTON, Feb. 3. A beau
tiful ceremonial of lighting 37
candles on a huge "birthday
cake ' as-a part oof tbe February
Parent - Teachers' association
meeting held at the Eugene Field
auditorium Thursday night. The
birthday cake was in honor of
Founders' day which was particu
larly observed. Mrs. John Hoblitt,
first secretary of tbe local group,
lighted the large candle on the;
cake which was representative of
the Founder's day anniversary.
Others taking part in lighting1
the remaining candles were Mrs.
Rudd Bentson, Mrs. H. B. Lath
am, Mrs. C .W. Keene, Mrs. Ern
est Palmer, Mrs. Carl Specht, Mrs.
R. E. Klelnsorge, Mrs. J. B. Ball-
antyne, Mrs. J. W. Jorodan, Mrs.
I. I Stewart, Mrs. Ben Gifford,
Mrs. E. Jar. McCall. Mrs. Arthur
Dahl, Mrs. Warren Crabtree, Mrs.
J. Reed, Mrs. E. W. Vearrier, Mrs.
George Center, Mrs. W. H. Schust
er, Mrs. L. R. Neal, Mrs. J. J.
Palmer, Mrs. Fred Baker, Mrs.
Gladwyn Hamre, Mrs. Guy Ayde
lott, Mrs. Roy Hayes, Mrs. Mary
Andrews, Mrs. Frank Powell, Mrs.
Mary Aycock, Mrs. Marie Tokstad,
Mrs. Henry Overloss, Mrs. Mil
ton Thostrud, Mrs. C. W. Moffitt,
Mrs. M. C. Mouch, Mrs. L. C. East
man, Mrs. Mae Simmons, Mrs.
George Christenson, Mrs. Helmer
Brokke, Mrs. J. J. Johnson.
Mrs. Hoblitt gave a short re
sume of the early history of the
local organization, founded here
in April, 19171.
Plan Benefit Tea
During the business hour Miss
Hannah Ola en gave a report and
announced that a tea would be
held In the near future to raise
funds. Roll call disclosed that- 01
ga Johnson's room won honors for
having the largest number of par
ents present of the Eugene Field
group. Blanche Hubbs and Kath
arine Slauson tied for second
place. In the Junior high school
Elaine dower's group won first
and In the senior high school
room 13 was the leader.
A program was given by Olivia
DeGuire's 7A social science group
and Included: Three plays, "Dif
ficulties in Raising Money During
the Revolutionary War," " How
Oregon Was Saved for the United
States," and "Ameriea for Ameri
cans"; a piano solo by Thelma Ol
sen, and a guitar solo by Myron
Mrs. Martin Hannan, president,
III IW LOCATION
Monroe S. Cheek and William
B. Ashby, partners for nearly
five years In the Shell station at
Court and Capitol, on February 1
assumed the managership of the
General Petroleum station at Cen
ter and Liberty streets under &
lease agreement with the General
Both have had more than 10
CHEEK MID B
FORD DEALERS PRESENT
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AH stations of the Columbia Broadcasting System
KOIN 5 :30 to 6 P. S. T. KSL
Ford Dealers Program with Fred Waring and His Fenn
sylvanians every Sunday evening; 5:30, and every Thurs-
day evening, 0:80, all Columbia Stations.
BOND LEDGER GLASSINE
Support Oregon Products
Specify "Salem Made Paper for Your
HAZEL GREEN, Feb. 3. Fri
day evening the community, club
gave an interesting program of
music and readings. Program:
orchestra; Helen Ralph, Arthur
Clemens, sax; Ross Miles, Leon
ard Falst and Glen Looney, cor
nets; Mrs. Ellen Clemens, piano.
Talk, "The Need of Parliamen
tary Law," Mrs. Clifton Clem
ens; a group of cowboy songs,
Ward and Frank Miles, Alexan
der Sharp and Marvin Van
Cleave; readings, Mary and Char
lotte Massie; vocal solo, "To His
Son," Miss Helen Ralph, and a
lullaby tor encore; readings,
"When Marriage is a Failure"
and "How Mickey Died in the
War," J. H. Wortman; oration,
"The Long Awaited Handclasp,"
Glen Looney; community sing.
Ben Claggett, ex-game warden,
gave a talk urging conservation
of game. He told of great herds
of buffalo 50 years ago. When
his father crossed the plains the
train had to wait two days in
Dakota for a herd to cross the
road. Buffalo tongues were sold
for 25 cents a dozen, the bodies
were often left to rot. He saw
wagon loads of deer skins come
Into Portland, having half as
many skins as were deer killed
In all Oregon last year. Mr. Clag
gett is visiting community clubs
to urge a committee be appoint
ed from each to meet with Rod
and Gun club to consider what
the farmers wish concerning
hunting on their property. Ralph
Gilbert was appointed for this
district. Mr. Gilbert will choose
other members of committee.
Charlotte Van Cleave was
elected secretary to fill vacancy
caused by Miss Eva Smith's mov
ing to Middle Grove.
SWEGLE, Feb. 3. Swegle
community club held its regular
meeting Friday night. Mrs.
Knight sponsored the following
program: a play, "Waiting for
the Tram," put on by the. high
school pupils of the community;
solo by W. Biggerstaff, accom
panied by his son. Warren, on
the cornet; reading by Paul Bur
son; song by the school quar
tette, Carl Schaffer, Charlotte
Knight, Bill Kroeplin and Elby
S Item ore, and a very interesting
talk on some of the historical
buildings and monuments he vis
ited in the east by Henry Leaven
worth. LABISH CENTER, Feb. 3. A
capacity crowd attended the com
munity club meeting Friday night
when the men. started off the
program competition by present
ing two mirth provoking comedies
"April Fools" and "An Eveless
Eden" were given, as well as a
dramatic monologue by Clyde
Boehm; Wayne Isham sang two
years experience in the automo
tive service business, Cbeek be
ing recognized as one of the fore
most lubrication experts in this
section. He will be in complete
charge of the lubrication and bat
Ashby specializes particularly
in tires and gasoline sales and
will head those departments.
numbers, and the Islanders, com
posed of Clyde Boehm, Donald
Garbarlno and Leslie Klampe,
guitarists, were greatly enjoyed.
Valmer Klampe acted as master
During the business meeting
preceding the program the judges
for the nroKram comnetition were
announced as Mrs. Bernice Sum
mers of North Howell, Mrs. How
ard Ramp of Brooks, and W.
Butler of Salem.
Next month tbe women of the
community will have charge of
tne program and refreshment
MONMOUTH, Feb. 3. The
annual business meeting of stock
holders and officers of Mon
mouth's Cooperative C r e a m e ry
and Warehouse association, Wed
nesday, resulted as follows: G. A.
Peterson, Sr., preldent; N. C. An
derson, Edward Vieth and Wil
liam Riddel, directors. Tbe an
nual report presented by Manager
F. E. Murdock contained many
facts of Interest to farmers, in
general, including these excerpts:
"The volume of sales in the
warehouse department shows an
exceptional increase over the 1932
figures. Storage capacity of the
warehouse was so overtaxed dur
ing harvest that an annex was
erected to handle the 4264 ton of
grains, as compared to the 1932
figures of 3210 tons, (an increase
over the 1931 crop), yet the ware
house expenses show a decrease of
2 per cent.
"Prices paid for grains were
higher In 1933 than in 1932. Be
ginning January 1, 1934, all grain
stored In the warehouse will he
Insured by the company at the
market value at no cost to the
"During the year the creamery
made 79,843 pounds of butter
which was 64,796 fewer than in
1932; which sold for 1135,774, a
decrease of 9 11,125 below the
business of 1932. Net earnings of
the warehouse were 92348, an in
crease of 92098 over 1932. Wages
paid at the creamry totaled $8140,
a decrease of $1832 for the year.
At the warehouse wages totaled
$7845, a decrease of $398 from
WARNER OX HIS WAY
PENDLETON, Ore., Feb. S.-yp)
Harold J. Warner, commander
of the Oregon department, Ameri
can Legion, left yesterday to hold
a series of legion conferences at
Salem, Albany, Roseburg and
Announce Their New
Under a lease agreement with the General
Petroleum Corporation we have taken over
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SILVERTON, Feb. J. J,
Wright of Salem was made cap
tain of the contest team to be
known as the Bushwackers, while
F. M. Powell of Sliverton will
captain the Guerillas in the Mod
ern Woodmen of America district
membership campaign which will
terminate with a banquet at Sa
lem on March 26. This is oe of the
biggest events of its kind that this
district has yet attempted. F. M.
Powell of Silverton is the dis
Over 100 attended the district
conference here Wednesday night.
Guss Herr of Silverton was toast-
master at the banquet preceding
the business meeting. Responding
to the call were Otto Dahl, Edwin
Overlund and Dr. A. J. McCann of
Silverton, and R. Bunn and Mr.
Coursey of Salem as visitors. The
Corsey string orchestra also furn
ished music for the occasion.
On Tire Costs!
Bring us those worn tires today! You can't afford
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Open All Night
Chemeketa and High Sts. - Phone 6192
CENTER AT LIBERTY STREET
The committee In charge of the
local- arrangements Wednesdayj
night was Bert Green, Herman
Naegle, Sv M. McClung, Wilbur
Moffett and C Neshelm.
TO ATTEND CONFERENCE
HAYES VILLE, Feb. 3. Carl
Ramseyer, president of the Salem
Ad club, will leare Tuesday for
San Francisco, where no will rep
resent Salem at the mid-winter
conference. Mrs. Ramseyer snd
Mrs. E. M. Bailey will accompany
him. ; -
$100,000.00 won't buy lost
An examination Now may
Consult your Optometrist
once a year.
Thompson - Glutsch
Optometrists 333 State St.