The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, July 02, 1949, Page 5, Image 5

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CMy News IBrieffs
City lirst'aid men Friday treat
ed GlenrTBurdfck of Gervais for
hand woundfoccuring when hei
picked up a hot iron at 2080 Myr
" tie ave., where he was visiting;
Larry Brundidge, 472 , University
st., for head wounds. received from
falling on a pole, and Rebecca
Vauhan, 1355 N. Liberty st., who
caught her arm in a wringer.
Road oi!ing, call Tweedie, 2741M
or 3-5769.
Karakul Knrpet It's new, it's Ve
. Arersible, it's 100 ,irgin wool aid
woven through and through, only
$4 95 ?q yd Ph 3-1648 ot 3-3364
Salem's unique dining cjub. Shat
fuc's Chateau.
The Earl Whitney Trio now play
ing at Club Combo.
Get royalcloth for your 4th of
- July picnics. That's the chip-proof,
creare -proof, stain-proof, oil
cloth with the extra sturdy Jback.
No hot dishes will Flick to it. Wall
paper dept. R. L. Elfstrom Co., 340
Insured savings earn nvre than
two pet cenV 't Salem Federal
Savings Association. 560 State st
Leavins Salem General hospital
Friday with infant son:? were Mrs.
Victor Matthews, Salem route 7,
box 43ft; Mrs. William Dunn, Sa
ipfrT route 1. box 82C, and Mrs.
Foster Hiltebrand, Monmouth.
Mrs. Alvin'C. Armstrong, 4220
McClay rd., took her baby girl
-home. f '
The Melodairs are playing at the.
Burpandy iloom. Shattuc's Chat
eau nitely. . T
Federally Insured Savings Cur
rent dividend 2fr. See First
Federal Savings First 142 S. Lib
erty. Phone 3-4344.
Shattuc's Chateau-Salcm'i unique
: dining club.
.Largest selection of fireworks .in
a!em. Northwest Stand, where
you see just what you are paying.
" Triced as marked. North Port
land Road, next door North of
- Caving Center Mkt.
Salem's public swimming pools
will remain open -over the Fourth
of July week end, but park acti-
vities will shut down. Vernon Gil
more, S?lem park director, an
nounced Friday.
Salem Supper Club. Italian Din
ners. Open July 4.
' Old time dance tonite 259 Court.
, Special Notice The Ranch open
daily 11 a.m. Open 4th oP July.
Hererfter open Mondays, closed
..Tuesday, . '
Mrs. Hubert Wagner and daugh
ter of Mill City went home Friday
1 Jtom Salem Memorial hospital.
Special Notice The Ranch open
daily 11: a.m. Open 4th of July.
Hereafter open Mondays, closed
Tuesday. '
Elizabeth Whitten vs. John Tho
mas Whitten: Suit for -divorce
" charging cruel and inhuman treat
ment asks for $3,500 alimony and
aettlement of property rights. Mar
ried June 20, 1930, at Forest Grove.
Shirley Zelda Russell vs. Zane
Benjamin Russell: Suit for divorce
charging cruel and inhumaft treat-
ment asks for custody of twp minor
- children. Married Feb. 7, 1942,
' Fred Kronner and Caroline Kron
fier vs. Mansfield and Sons: Suit
eeks to collect $1,080 for damages
allegedly occuring to dairy herd
from a.purchased milking- machine.
y Howard Ernest Ostrin guardian
ship estate: Order approves 6th
semi-annual, account.
Martin; Olson estate:! Order
authorizes execution of real prop
arty deed.
Vina Olive Moore estate: Order
appoints A. E. Spencer, Alton Kin
Ion and James O. Russell as; ap
praisers. Bessie E. Baker estate: Final
account hearing set for August 19.
Joseph D. McKay, 23, farmer
Joseph D. McGay, 23. j farmer,
.St. Paul, and Rosella M.j Gooley,
20, clerk, Mt. Angel.
Dean Russell BiRler, 24, student,
1495 Norway st., Salem, and Jac
queline Louise Luke, 21,,' teacher,
Edward B. Weaver, 21. body and
fender repairman, 2435 S, Summer
at:,' and Emma Jane Bates, 21,
' j waitress. 1865 N, Winter
st., both
, of Salem.
FRUM To Mr. and Mrs. Geor
ge S. Frum. 1425 N. Winter, st.. a
on, born Friday, July 1, atSa
lem General hospital.
ERSKIXE To Mr. and Mrs. Da
vid W. Erskine, 2421 Center St., a
daughter, born Friday, July 1, at
Salem jGeneral hospital.
HAMILTON To Mr. and Mrs.
Donald J. Hamilton, Salem route
2, box 486, a Son, born Friday,
July- 1, at Salem General hospital.
' 1AXNEMAN To Mr. and Mrs.
Lgfne D. Hanneman, 2845 Peck
; at., V son born Friday, July 1, at
Salem General hospital.
' LEMIRE To Mr. and Mrs. Law
i rence Lemire, Salem route 7, bo:
, 222, a daughter, born Friday, July
1, at Salem General hospital.
, r.RiMES To Mr. and Mrs. Ray
( .mes. West Stayton. a son born
Tnursday, June 30, at Salem Me
' mnril hnnital
4 r if
'i !
Thomas Lawon McjCall, Port
land, recenUy appointed private
secretary to Governor Douglas
McKay, assumed -his new duties
here Friday.
Do your home, canning the low
cost, easy: way. Blundell's Kan-ri-ig
Kitchen,. 13th & Wilbur
Phone 3-3582, ' ?
Landscaping and designing. No job
too large or too; small. F. A. Doer
fler and Sons Nursery, 150 N. Lan
caster Profit 4 Corners. P. 2-1322.
The Flower Basket 2-4802.
Ain-Steamship tickets anywhere.
Kugel, 3-7694. 735 N. Capitol St.
Young beef for lockers. 39c lb
4375 Silverton i Rd. C. S. Orwig
Ph. 2-6128.
Special Notice The Ranch open
daily 11 a.m. Open 4th of July.
Hereafter open Mondays, closed
Tuesday. .
Hard of hearing? See the one unit
Beltone Hearing Aid priced as low
ae $75. Batteries for all makes. of
hearing aids. James Taft arid As
sociates. 218 Oregon Bldg. Phone
Salem 2-4491.
You will like Earl Whitneys Trio
at the Cljib Combo.
Officials Lead
Salem Cherry
Fetei Parade
(Story also on page 1)
Salem Gherrians led the Friday
Cherryland Festival parade fol
lowed in an auto by Gov. Douglas
McKay, Sjalem Mayor Robert L.
Elfytrom and West Salem Walter
The oarade heean at Sa1m hioh
' ' -r - . . .
school and ended at Marion square J
Following the Salem high school
band on their 1949- Cherryland
float were Queen Patricia O'Con
ner of Stayton and her princesses,
Darothy Neufeld,- Dallas, Jeanine
Bontley, Lyons; Grace Kirk, St.
Paul, and; Katherine Specht, Jef
ferson. Among visitors in the parade
were the Portland Rosarians with
their 1949 Queen Joyce Sommer
Kide and Princesses Barbara Cope
ley, Maxloe Sylvester, Marcia Lys
lo, Joan Anderson, Irene Land
strom andf Jeanne Showalter. Pre
sident Howard Holman and Prime
Minister N. A. Broeren were in
charge oflrihe Portland- delegation.
The crand Sweenstnlcps winner
received the Ii L. Elfstrom tror-Ky
and plaqiies went to number one
floats in the three division .TuHctpc
were Don Lutz, Lee Canfield arid
Mark lay lor. ;
Out-of-town' participants fn the
parade were rewarded at the end
oi ine long trek when Salem rest
aurant owners dined the marchers
"on the house,"
Following the juniors parade
today, preliminary competition in
the state? drill team contest will
be held it the state fairgrounds
grandstand starting at 2 p.m.
The drill team contest finals
will start at ihe grandstand at 8
p.m., and wilj be followed by a
fireworks; display. Public danc
ing undef the; grandstand stinting
at 10 a.m., will close the festiv
ities. i1
Salem Postal
Receipts Jump
Salem'ji ever increasing popu
lation, new t; businesses and a
sljght increase in postal rates
combined to give the Salem post
office a s28.85 per cent gain in
postal receipt? for June of this
year over the same period last
year, according to Postmaster
Albert Gragg Friday.
Postal receipts for the month
of June Amounted to S62.581 as
compared with $43,561 in June
of 1948. The first six months of
this year brought a total of $381,
993 in ppstaj receiots. while in
1948 they totaled, S336.193. a gain
of 13.6 per cent. Receipts in May
totaled $53,858.
$509,832 contract was' aVf arded by
Bonneville Power administration
today tot construction of a 50,
000 kiloyolt itmpere synchronous
condensed to aj Jeanette, Pa., firm.
Bonneville said the newly-designed
condenser jvould help maintain
and stabilize yoljtages for the en
tire southwestern Oregon power
grid. 1
Distributed By McDonald
Fund Slated for
The Zonta club of Salem bright
ened the luncheon of the com
mittee directing the gift campaign
for the Salem hospitals with its
assurance of ever $7,000 in the
Helen Yockey Memorial fund
which is to go ! toward financing
the new Salem ! General hospital.
Ford E. Watkyis, campaign chair
man, . expressed the belief that it
would be a forerunner of other
similar gifts from local organiza
tions interested in hospital devel
opment. .
The letter from the Salem Zon
ta club is as follows: .
Mrs. B. O. Schdcking
Member of Committee on Larger
Gifts for Hospital Development
Funds. ';
Salem, Oregon
Dear Mrs. Schucking:
This is to notify' you that the
Salem Club of Zonta International
has in hand the sum of $7,150,
known as the HELEN. YOCKEY
This fund has been established
and is being collected for a gift
to a ward in the Pediatric Depart
ment of the new Salem General
Hospital. j
The club wishes to retain this
money and plans to add to the
amount by ; collection of interest
and further contributions until
such time as construction 1 shall
begin on the new building for the
Salem General Hospital.
We are pleased to participate in
this development program.
'Sincerely Yours,
Marian Lowry Fischer
President ' " '
Zonta Club of Salem
Helen Yockey Memorial
Fund Committee
La Verne Hinkler, Chairman
Helen Pearce
Nellie E. Schwab
National Parks
Await Peluge
Of Tourists
Major vacation and tourist at
tractions f.xi Oregon and the north
west are open and ready for the
1949 vacation invasion, accord
ing to the Oregon State Motor
association. '
According to Lloyd Crowe,
manager of the motor club's tour
ing department. "Roads through
out the northwest generally are
in normal seasonal condition for
the start of the summer touring
season. No; one need hesitate to
plan any trip in the area; roads
will b adequate and accomoda
tions available. While. many new
motels have been built recently,
motorists are advised to make res
ervations ahead, particularly in
large cities;; and at popular resort
areas on weekends or holidays.
"Reservations are virtually nec
essary for the nationarparks,this
season as: advance indications
point to a heavy tourist play at
these areas'
Hoteis, lodges, cabins, restau
rants and p(her farilities in Yel
lowstone, Glacier, -Banff, Jasper,
Yosemite, Grand Canyon, 'Zion,
Brice and other national parks
opened June 20 and roads into
and in the parks are in good con
dition the association reported.
Crater Lke national park is ope.n
with the exception of the rim
drive and the ;road between Dia
mond lake and the north entrance
to Crater. ;
Salem j Firm Wins
Contract for Road
The state highway department
Friday awarded a contract for 5.2
miles' Df grading ad paving on the
Newberg-McMinnville section of
the Pacific highway to J..R. Tag
gart, Salem, on a bid of $414,346.
Contract for "constructing a
parking area between the state
supreme court and state office
buildings here was awarded to
L. J. Patzer, also of Salem, on a
low bid of $3923.
Steels Appointed Sealer
Of Weights, Measures
Promotion of Walter B. Steels,
Salem, to deputy state sealer of
w'eights and measures for the state
agricultural department, was an
nounced by O, K. Beals, chief of
the foods and dairies division, Fri
day. i
Steels succeeds C. R. Jester
who has been with the department
18 years. Jester resigned recently
to accept a position with a pri
vate concern in Grants Pass.
Hospital Drive
E i f o r t': Li g e r d etr . j
Candy Co, -1375 Howard St
Bronc-Busters Due at St. Paul Rodeo
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ST. PAUL, Jvlr 1 Four part;cipants in the 14th annual SC Paul rode, peninc Saturday at S p. are
these kings of the twisting saddle broncs, left. Cart Olson, Gardston. Alberta. Canada: Gene Praett.
Yakima, Wash.; Chuck Sheppard, Phoenix, Aril., and Bill Ward, Angel's Camp, Calif. All of them
. m t a. a.s a t l I . a: : A ji At-S a
Of Albany Dies,
Result of Pall
ALBANY, July 1 (Special)
Fred Fortmiller, long-time mem
ber of the undertaking profession
here, died Friday afternoon in a
Salem hospital.
He had broken his hip In a fall
on Father's day. Funeral arrange
ments are in charge of the Fort-
miller-Fredrickson funeral home
The df ceased was born March
23, 1869, in Newark. N. J. He
came to Albany in 1890 and, with
his brother, the late William Fort
miller established an undertak
ing and furniture store businesses.
They were the first licensed un
dertakers in Linn county. After
the death of his brother, Fred and
a nephew, Edwjn Fortmiller, op
erated the funeral home until four
years ago, when Fred Fortmiller
He was a member of the Knights
of Pythias, a charter member ofj
AlDany Rotary club, held a 50
yesr membership in the masonic
order and held office in the Pres
byterian church ever since com
ing to Albany.
Fortmiller. . was married Dec. 3,
1896," at Junction City to Annie
Lee, who survives. In addition to
the widow he is- survived by three
children, Mrs. Clarence Wiles of
Newport; Dr. Hubert Fcrtmiller
of Ponton, Mass., and Dr.,Edward
G. Fortmiller of Salem.
Group to Light
Fi reworks on
Top Mt. Hobtl
"HOOD RIYER, July 1 -CP)- A
fireworks disp'av which may b
visible frr into both eastern aid
iwertern OrCecn v hp -.--t V t th
annual mass climb of Mount Hood
JuW SC-3 1.
The i traditional show in the
mife-hjgh ampitheater will be fol
lowed by the fireworks di- ola.v
from the top of the mountain.
Next morning the hardier climb
ers will make their trip up the
In pre-war years the annual
mass climb attracted some 3000
persons to the amphitheater ;and
about 100 of them went the -reft
of the way to the summ-t. Bad
weather has cancelled the climb
to the peak for the pii.'t two years.
A veteran Crag Rats guide, My
ron Weygandt, is chairman of the
climb this year. It is sponsored by
the Hood River post of the Ameri
can Legion.
Maiibrin Gardens
Contest Too Close
That home-landscape contest in
Manbrin Gardens really must have
been close. Even the photo
grapher got mixed up as to the
winners. The captions for his
pictures in the Friday Statesman
said second place was taken by
Mr. and Mrs. Claude Miller. Ac
tually, the Millers came in a close
?third and second was won by Mr.
and Mrs. Leo Johnson. The Ken
neth Bells were first.
. ii
Tteey YmfhmwmhlbnftA Few rscfi AW. .
Kingsport, Tenn., while experi
menting with Yeast Nucleic Acid
discovered the possibility of the
drug proving effective in giving a
longer and healthier life to man.
Yeast Nucleic Acid is inexpensive
and can be produced in quantity
so that it could be widely used If
further tests prove Jts worth.
Capital Drag Store
, State at Liberty SL
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Ghin Up Club
Pays No Salaries
The Chin-Up club of Oregon
pays-no salary to any of its offi
cers, trustees, advisers, attorney,
Oregon Beacon staff members or
to those serving on committees,
President Beth Sellwood said this
"I am making this announce
ment," said Miss Sellwood, "in
answer to recent rumors that such
volunteers are being paid. They
are not paid, but donate their time
Great Smoky -Peaks
Goy Governor
(Editor- note: Following is an
other in a series of stories written
exclusively for the Oregon Slates
man by Jim Cooke, the Statesman's
1948-91 school corretpondent who
was 'iovemor" of Oregon in the
Hi-Y'y youth nrcfiam and miw is
on a tup to eastern" U. S, to rep
resent his stat.?).
By James Cooke
S'atcr S" ....i I: r.d'nt
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 28
(Special For the' past two days
we have been enjoying warm
southern air, and equally warm
southern hospitality. We have been
staying at the heme of the Marsh-
11 l l l ,l..lJ
an U(U L , ciiiu V C 11C1VC UCVCIUU
quite and interest in southern
cooking. ,
We went on a trip into the
Smoky Mountains, and being wes
terners ne naturally doubted that
there any real mountains any place
but in the West. We were sur
prised thought, because the
Smokies are mountains, and they
have a beauty of their own. They
get their name from a haze that
settles over their hardwood and
pine covered slopes. However
they do lack a jm.-tm
ti ni b e rline. I VS ?
suppose the rea- tX- 5Jy.
son jor inui is oe-
?au c they start L'- '
from a lower alt
itude than our
western peaks.
Black bears are
a great (tourist at
traction in the
Smokies, We saw
four along the
n a d iimt .
j - ... . v
luring the after- gr
icon we were
here. Whenever
lm Cookt
a bear appears, hordes of tourtist
converge on the scene, walking
within five feet of it and take
pictures, or feed it any thing from
bananas to watermelons. Signs are
posted all over the area forbid
ding feeding to the bears. But
bears can't read and who can tell
a tourist anything?
Seeks Snuffy Smith
One thing I was especially look
ing for in Tenessee was the queer
peaks and ridges pictured in the
Snuffy Smith comic strip. Well,
I found them up in the Smokies
and feel quite satisfied with my
self. Now I am locjking for some
body who looks like Snuffy or
Barney Google and so far I have
been unsuccessful.' Maybe I had
better launch an "Operations Snuf
fy" .. .
Oak Ridge Open City
Tennessee is forging ahead in
dustrially as a result of the Ten
nessee Valley Authority. More
power is being used now , from
these dams than was used during
! ii y !) Hi
fi- fl
Several Local
Change Hands
A total of six- assumed business
name certificates were filed with
the Marion county clerk Friday
while four notices of retirement
from businesses also were listed.
The assumed names filed in
cluded Local Finance Co., by Ar
chie W. McKillop, 405 K. High st.;
Plantone Fertilizer Co., by Gor
don M. Deen, 4077 Durbtn ave.,
and David O. Crockett, 165 Fisher
rd.; Fairground Cottages, by Clyde
A. Beatty and Shirley O. Beatty,
2597 Portland rd., and the Me
hama Garage and Service Station
at Mehama by Alex Molnar and
J. R. Buckler, both of Mehama.
Notices of retirement were filed
by Glen D. Burton from G & B
Used Cars, and J. H. Burk from
Auburn Oil company.
Dempsy D. Sullivan filed n as
sumed business name certificate
as sole owner of Sullivan Realty
Co., while he and Robert Sullivan
filed a notice of retirement from
the firm.
An assumed business name cert
ificate for Paul Geil Food Sales
was filed by Wilber H. McCune
and Cordenia M. McCune, both of
Salem, and William Taub and Mar
art Voi.k
S"n IdUO
garet Taub both of Portland. A
notice of retirements from the
same business was filed by Taul
and Beryl Geil.
Two Jefferson
Cars Collide on
Salem Street
Two Jefferson drivers met In
Salem Friday head-on.
The collision demolished a new
sedai, but no one was iniured.
The drivers were Geneva C.
Jorgenson and Ronald Gordon
Allen. It happened in the 900
block of South 12th street at
11 a.m. j
Allen .was traveling north when
his car hit a truck and glanced
into the path of the Jorgenson
auto, according to city police. His
car was believed damaged be
yond repair. No citation was
City first aid men were sum
moned for Allen who was stun
ned by the crash, but treatment
was not required. '
Call for financial condition of
state banks, as of June 30, will be
issued July 5, state superintend
ent of Banks A. A. Rogers an
nounced here Friday.
the peak years of the war. A.
oig user or power is the Oak Rjdge
atomic energy plant. Oak Ridge
is now an open city, and visitors
may see the atom-producing
plants from a great distance.
I ,
Slay Clean House Paint ffiSS tK; 4.28
HOUSE & FARI'I goaon In Ss3i 07
Hi Court SL
Th Statesman, Salm, Qxvaon, Sarardcrf. Inly 1. 193
Over Oregon
Seasonal employment gains in
construction, food processing and
lumbering continued for the fourtn
consecutive month, reducing June
payments to those without work
to $1,113,838. the state unemploy
ment compensation commission
annoujaceihere Friday.
This is still 38.6 per cent higher
than a year ago.
Payments to those usually em
ployed in the seasonal industries
dropped to less than a sixth of the
peak February totals while others
declined only 50 per cent. During
the first half of 1949 nearly' 60
per cent of Oregon check went to
those in food processing, construc
tion and lumbering, or more than
was received by these same groups
in 1946 and 1947 combined.
New claims for the 1949-50
benefit year, which starts with the
first week of July, haye reached
12,189, nearly 40 per cent more
than a year ago. About 45 per
cent of the new claimants are
from the seasonal groups.
Carlton Savage
Due in Salem
Carlton Savage, executive ee-
j relary of the policy committee of
me u.a. aepanmeni or state, wm
arrive in Salem tonight on his an
nual vacation. He will visit his
father, J. C. Savage of Waconda
and his sister, Mrs. Bryan Good
enough. A graduate of Salem high school
and the University of Oregon,
Savage has been a career man in
the state department for many
years. He returns to Oregon for
his annual vacation.
Law Revision
Board Meets
The so-called statute revision In
terim committee of the 1949 legis
lature met here Friday and enter
ed into negotiations with Robert
Cullen of Kentucky to revise the
Oregon code. Cullen has served as
1 -imw.m tQKtl&iw::Vi&fv1tA4&
T .W3t
..i..Tii,ui.tltt01i.l 1
Kill l
North' Portland Road
Who Will Be The
Here's the deaL The Kid brtnging the 1
Bomber of kids with him
$10 In Fireworks
W will also hare 2nd and 3rd priiti
2 P. M Friday July let
Get in on our KOCO Broadcast
Playback To Be SaU 13& P. M.
Fireworks Fireworks
Largest Selection in Salem
Ilorihvcst Stand f
Where you see ust what you are paying
Priced as Marked
North Portland Road next door North of
s Soring Center Market
For 4th July Sale!
Was 3.50
"Salen Hade for Salem Trade
Can Recommend
Reliable Painter
code reviser of the state of Ken
tucky for many years. t
Kenneth J. O'ConneU, T?niver-'..
sity of OregoQ, has been appointed
committee chairman by the! gover
nor. Attorney Colon R, Eberhard,
LaGrande. was elected secretary.
Other? committee members are
president of the state senate, speak
er of the house Frank VinDyke,
William Masters, Portland, and W.
W. Balderree, Grants Pass, f
Dedication of
Salem's new navymarjne re
serve armory on Airport road will
be dedicated in a special cere
mony Tuesday, July 26, at 8 p.m..
Cmdr. p. N. Morey4 jr naval
reserve v instructor, a n nio unced
Saturday. j:
The $250,000 armory. . complet
ed this spring, is now being used
in training Salem's! naval and
marine reserve units. After the
units are reviewed and i dedica
tion ceremonies completed, the
reservists will be fiosts" at aa
open house in the drill auditor
ium. Refreshments will be served
to visitors. ;j:
On hand for the occasion will
be Adm. H. H. Good, comman
dant of the 13th naval: district
reserve forces; Captt G. !JF. Gal
pin, director of 13th: district re
serves; Cmdr. W. Bauer; assist
ant to Galpin; Lt. Joseph Philippe
bar, aide to the commandant; LI
Col. H. E. W. Barnes. Portland
marine corps reserve instructor
Gen. E. McKitrick,- San Francis
co, Pacific coast marine -(inspect
The local navy reserve ri com
manded by Lt. Grtidr. Coburrt
Grabenhorst, and Aaj. Leonard
Hicks is commanding officer oi
Salem's marine reserve r' corps.
17th I Center j
Hours for the Holidays I
Sat. 8:30 a. m. to 1:00 p. m.
Sun. 10 a. m. to 1:00 p. m.
Mon. 8:30 a. m. to 1:00 p. m.
Now Under New Manage
ment . . . Try Our Home
Cooked Meals! J
- ;! - 4. '
mt,LmJ WW
wins the first prlie
.In l's per gallon
We RENT Tools
To Do the Job
1 4
m .si i H '
' Equipment Sales & Rentals
1411 ts. 12th St nLlMKl