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THE CAPITAL JOURNAL
"BOYS AND BARBER
SHOPS?" IS GUY
"There is not a barber shop in the
etate where vulgar and obscene lang
uage in reference to women is not
more or less in vogue." This wan the
statement made by William Yates of
Silverton, who testified during the
divorce proceedings of Edna Shockley
against T. K. Shockley, Tuesday.
Yates had been called to the stand by
attorneys for Mrs. Shockley in an ef
fort to substantiate evidence that
Shockley had made remarks concern
ing women who passed his barber
shop in Silverton. This charge had
been denied by Shockley who claimed
that he had worked hard in main
taining a home for his family and
that "ho did not step out at night, but
stayed at home."
In cross-examining Yates who also
is a barber, John SicNary, attorney
for Shockley, asked the witness how
long he had been in the business.
"Since I was about I4 was the reply
"Did you hear any "obscene' talk at
your age, while in barber shops?"
asked McKary, "and did it 'ruin
The witness answered tne first
query in the affirmative, but denied
that his regard for womanhood had
been affected by the experience. This
cross-examination had been aroused
by a statement of the witness, that he
was certain that Shockley's barber
shop, or any shop, was a suitable
place for the presence of a young boy.
Evidence previously presented had
shown that Glen Shockley, 13, had
been permitted by his father to con
duet a "shoe shine" stand in Shock
Previous testimony submitted by
Mrs. Shockley had contended that
Shockley had excessively abused the
connubial relation and that on sever
al occasions he had handled her
roughly, matters coming to a crisis
on Ueeember 18,1919. tTpon that date,
Mrs. Shockley alleges that her spouse
became enraged, blacked her eye and
inflicted bruises and contusions upon
Various parts of her body.
Shockley denied charges of assault
and alleged that his wife .had been In
timate with various other men.
Both parents claim the custody of
the children, Bess, 15 nnn (llcnn, 13,
each contending that the other is an
unfit person for such trust.
The ease occupied nenrly two days
in the hearing before Judge Percy H.
Kelly, who took the testimony under
On some day between April i and
20, when blossom season is at Its
jniost gorgeous height in and around
Salem, arms will be thrown wide to
thousands of visitors and tourists, and
excursions will be made to points
around Salem where they may view
the wonderful blossom fields. At the
monthly open forum meeting of the
Commercial club Wednesday evening
Manager McCroskey was authorized,
by a vote of the members, to name a
committee to assist him, ana take
whatever steps are necessary to insti
tute Blossom Pay here.
Creation of a blossom day, and pro
visions of facilities to accommodate
the many who will come here then,
will be one of the "greatest advertis
ing stunts Salem can do," Mr. Mc
Croskey told the club. "It is an op
portunity we cannot afford to miss."
King Eing C. B. Clancey, for the
Cherrians, volunteered to provide
autos for the visitors here during
I'lans the Cherrians are shaping
for the entertainment of the thou
sands of Elks and Shriners who will
visit this city this summer during
their conventions in Portland were
told by King Bing Clancey. The Cher
rian's committee will meet with the
Salem Auto Dealers association some
time this week to further arrange
ments for an auto tourist camp
ground, he said.
A committee, composed of W. C.
Connor, Harley O. White and George
E. Shaw, were selected to promote
the Marion county poultry show n-re
Billboards, especially when they
contain foreign advertising that is par
ucuiany painrui to the civic eye,
came in for a rap during the meeting.
Discussion arose when it was said
that Portia ml advertisers are ar
ranging to place advertisements here
in electric de luxe signs. What action
the clubs should take in the matter
was left in the hands of Chairman R.
O. Snelling, of the civic department.
Following the business meeting the
club members were shown many
beautiful art picture slides of flower
scenes In and around Salem. The
pictures, made and shown by A. C.
Barber, state insurance commission
er, are exact color reproductions, and
won -hearty applause from the club
members. Mr. Barber said that the
taking of these pictures was bis
hobby, one thing that every tired
business man should have." ,
Young Folks Marry
Firm Note Dictated
Paris, March 11. The conference
of ambassador today decided to send
the German government a very firm
ly worded note demanding immediate
application of the penalties provided
tor tne outrages suffered by officers
or the inter-allied commission to the
Baltic states during the German evac
uation of this region which has hith
erto been delayed.
Dalla, Or., Mar. 11. Laird V.
Woods and Miss Marie Griffin, two
of Dallas' most prominent young peo
ple were united in marriage at the
home of the brides' parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Walter A. Griffin at noon Wed
nesday, in the presence of only the
immediate friends and relatives of
the contracting parties.
Both parties have been prominent
in the social affairs of the Dallas
younger set for the past several years;
and their wedding is the culmination;
of a romance began during their,
school life. The groom is an employe!
of the Dallas National bank and his
bride has been identified with the;
local office of the Mountain States
Power Company for -the past few
Mr. Woods is a veteran of the Ger
man war and returned from France
about a year ago after having seen!
sen-ice in all the big battles In which
the American forces participated.
The young couple left immediately
after the ceremony for a short stay
at Newport after which they will
return to Dallas to make this city
their future home.
are II. C. Keyser, Geo. Laurence and
W. E. Canott.
Articles were also filed today by
the Oregon Rabbit company o Ba
ker, capitalized at $23,000. A. J. Mc
Dannel, H. H. Anderson and S. M.
Rogers Co., Inc., Portland, filed
resolutions of dissolution.
A certificate showing an Increase
in capital stock from $2400 to f 12,500
was filed , by the Sherman Brothers
Lumber company of Portland.
at sr. ti.
for : f-ir there h" -
i the fii, r i
Patients at the state hospital
ine insane nere now total 17 ne fin m t ,
highest number ever cared for at the'"'131 Inn,n
institution at one time and fnr i iPI"Mr "eBere,r!
cess of the normal rapacity of the '
uttpiim. inciuuing officials and at-
.r,.Ua...a ,.cre are now more than
tvw persons at tne Hospital.
1 - -
Thirty patients at the state hosnit. ' 4
TOMORROW 'AND SA TURDA Y
The Mnrman Maid Creamery com
pany of Portland, capitalized at $50.
000, filed articles of incorporation
with the state corporation depart
ment here today. The incorporators
JOURNAL WANT ADS PA'S.
Lloyd Rigdon To
Be Candidate For
Lloyd T. ltlgdon, member of W. T.
ltlgdon & Son, undertakers, today fil
ed his declaration of Intention of be
ing a cant! Id nte for the republican
nomination ' for county coroner of
Marlon county, in the primary elec
tion, May 21. Mr. Rigdon has never
been a candidate for or held any po
litical office, except ns a member of
the Salem City council, which office
he resigned early In 1918 to enter the
service of I.' mile Sam. I'pon his re
turn from the army he assumed ac
tive manngi inent of the undertaking
establishment, and has conducted It
Lloyd Rlgilon Is a native of Marlon
county, attended the public schools
nnd University In Salem; nnd is a
graduate of the Capital Business Col
lege and the Cincinnati School of Em
balming. He has been associated with
his father In ,tlie undertaking busi
ness for ten years, and Is eminently
iiuallfied for the position of. coroner.
He Is SI) years old.
On his declaration of Intention Mr.
Rigdon states that ho will "perform
the duties Incumbent upon the of
fice In a straightforward and econom
ical manner." lie also claims to stand
for "honest and faithful nervtnf mn.!
The office of coroner has been held
In this county for 24 years by A. M.
Clough of the Wcbb' Clough company.
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You can find no lovlier dresses than these of tricotine, serge and Panama
cloth. The new wide hip line, distinctive pockets and the clever placing of
buttons are outstanding features of these frocks. In shades of navy and
brown they are the ideal thing for street wear these early spring days.
An extensive "buy In Canada" cam
paign Is now In progress In that coun
try to combat the high rateof ex
bunge charged on Canadian money In
the I'nlted States.
Sir Walter Scott's letters, to the
number of 150 pages, were discovered
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Dallas Legion To
Hold Social Affair
! Dallas, Or., Mar. 11. Carl 11. Fen
ton Tost of the American Legion of
this city are planning a big social if
fuir to take nluce nn Sjitm.rL.iv iw-i.t
of this week. One of the features of!
the evening will bo the distribution!
of the Victory Service Medals to mem-
bers of the Legion who took part In i
tne lute war. A big dance will be held
Inter In the evening.
Carl IS Kenton Tost has a mem
bership of more than 100 members
and an endeavor is being made to In
crease the membership roll to 200.
Invitations have been sent to all ex
service men In the county asking
them to come to Dallas and enjoy
the hospitality of the Post on Sat
At a meeting held Friday night the
Post went on record as favoring leg
islation now pending In Congress for
compensation of ex-service men and
women and the members of the or
ganisation have been asked to write
letters to the Oregon representatives
in congress asking them to favor the
passage of such legislation.
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