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Mullinix Says Wife of Man
He Shot Hired Him to Do
Shooting; Woman Is Held
Indicted by the grand jury on a charge of assault with intent
to kill, Mrs. Lena Steiger, age 62, wife of T. W. Steiger, a wealthy
farmer residing a mile north of Salem, was in the pnnnrtr nail
here today in default of $5000 bond. Mrs. Steiger was arrested ' street3 t0
late last night by Sheriff W. I. Needham and deputies. I 'A wlu be
losae Mullinix. 40,
in the county
kil since March 25 the night on
i-hirh Mr. Steiger was shot and ser
iously wounded when he came from
according to his story. The register
of the rooming house bears about 25
entries "J. Smith and if" .v.
the barn on his farm after milking j hand writing identified by Mullinix
furnished details to the grand i Jury in as having been made durine 191S.
1919. i .
According to Sheriff Needham, sev
eral letters to Mullinix have been
identified as Mrs. Steigrer's hand
writing. One of these letters begins
uear tieu Hell Kid."
. nnnfpssion that resulted in Mrs.
Steigor's arrest as an accomplice, it
was announced by the district attor
ney this morning. Mullinix was ar
rested for the shooting of Steiger, ar
raigned, and bound over to the grand
jury under $10,000 bond.
Plot To Kill Told.
According to Mullinix's story to the
grand jury, Mrs. Steiger plotted and
planned the killing of her husband,
for more than a year back. Mullinix
sAid that it was their plan to kill the
wealthy farmer, and she, as his wife
and only heir, would then share 60
50 in the possession of his estate that
la estimated at $70,000.
Last March, according to Mr. Gehl
har, Mrs. Steiger paid Mullinix $100
to kill her husband, or hire a gunj
man to "do the trick." Mrs. Steiger
about toe middle of March, left for
Eugene to visit a brother, where she Judge D'Arcy devoted most of his
was to stay until the killing was done, 1 speech to vituperative denunciation of
Twenty of the $100 was given to her. The Capital Journal, which he claimed
for transportation to Eugene by Mui- misquoted, his attack upon the school
Unix, according to his confession. i system, and declared its editor must
Gunman Sought be run out of the country. He was in
Mullinlx, in his statement to the terrunted hv tr.nrv . .
capital Journal staff, who vouched for
tne accuracy of the paper's report
Lie Is Passed At
A meeting of the taxpayers' league
was held at Turner Friday evening, at
tended by about a score of people im
eluding a delegation from Salem.
Speeches against taxation measures on
the primary ballot were made by Col
E. Hofer, P. H. D'Arcy, I. Greenbaum
and Senator A. M. LaFollette. J. M.
Watson of Turner, candidate for the
The lie was passed but interference of the . enemy broke Into the outskirts 'for invegtlng industrial accident funds
me town marstiai preserved peace. OI lne lown DUl were nem u" our in Oregon bonds but expresses re-
counter attach uor our iroops. in gret tnat he has not lnvested more
accordance With orders, started to larKely , achooI bonds
withdraw in order to the left bank of, Tno Rrand jury . ,nve8tiBation into
the Dnieper river. the conduct of the 8rate treasury de-
"In the direction of Pytaloff our partment by Btate Treasurer Hoff was
troops repulsed an enemy advance 28 ln8tltuted gome two month8 ago by
grand jury, went to Portland in
search of a gunman to do the kill
ing. Fearing that if he would take
another Into his confidence It might
become generally known, he returned
to Salem, determined to do the kill
ing himself. j
Twice he went to the Steiger farm
bent on murder. The. first trip, he
claims, he saw a gang of men work
ing on a railroad nearby, and he
changed his mind. The second time he
went to the farm he passed the house
along the highway, but could not
muster enough courage ' to shoot
Tolls Of Shooting.
In detail he related how he went
to the farm on the night of March
!5 awl met Steiger as lie
the barn. He told how he fired the' room ot tl3 Hotel Marion, May 12, 13
...., men nea, oellevlng that hel ana . which Is to be known as an ex
had killed the farmer. When Mr. hlbitlon of the work of the artists of
welger screamed in pain, Mrs. Steiger the northwest, and includes pictures
to carry out her part in the grusome'from artists, who have not only at-
, . ? ""l"1 lu 1118 assistance, it be- tamed local distinction, but snme .hn
all suspicion are known nationally as well. Among
the later Is Paul Morgan Gustin, of
Seattle, whose three pictures arrived
this week. Nearly every mall, and ex
press has boyght something to delight
the members of the league, either In
the form of an acceptance of an invi
tation to exhibit, or the pictures them-
CLEAR Oil TIIAT TRASH!
The clean-up campaign
which is scheduled for May 10,
11, and IS, by recent action of
the Salem, city council, will be
under the direction of Street
Commissioner Walter Lowe
and has been mapped and out
lined as follows:
The city is to be divided into
South of Mill street to the
city limits the rubbish will be
hauled on the 10th.
Between Mill and Union
the east city limits,
hauled off on the
From Union street to north
west it must be placed on the
All rubbish must be put In
receptacles of some kind and
placed in-alleys. In the alleys
running north and south it
must be placed on the north
end; in alleys running east and
est it must be placed on the
Hoff to Blame
Condemning the system which plac
es the responsibility for the invest
ment ot state funds on the shoulders
of one man the Marion county grand
jury in its report on the conduct of
the state treasury department by
.State Treasurer Hoff, which was fil-
ed with Circuit Judge Bingham late
Recommends the creation of a
board of at least three members to be
entrusted with the investment of pub-
; Declares that provisions should be
made whereby the state could go into
the open, market and bid on county,
school district and municipal bonds,
. eliminating the middleman and his
Condemns the policy of the state
treasurer in investing such large sums
of money in one locality or invest-
( ment; also his theory and practice of
.buying bonds that pay a high rate of
' interest without looking to the val
ue of the property back of the bonds
that must ultimately redeem the prln
Crltlciees the policy of State Treas-
London, May 8. Polish and Ukrain urer Hoff in paying for bonds before
ian troops captured Kiev Thursday de"vf,'.'y1 theJu-f' t .
I Criticize ths payment of excessive
night, according to an official state- profit8 tor bonds purchased by Hoff
ment issued at Moscow yesterday and through Moris Brothers which, how
received here by wireless. - ever, it holds up as "an Impressive
The text of the statement says: , llutration of the cost of doing busl
. , . ,ness through a middleman," rather
"In the Kiev region, during, the than a fault on the part of the state
night of May 6-7, our troops engaged .treaBUrer.. a condition that should
superior enemy forces northwest and t and mugt ot ,onser exlst ,
southwest of Kiev. Toward evening, rnmmort H,, Hff
$2, 500 Per Year Held
Minimum Salary Upon
v Which Five Can Live
Washington. May 8. A minimum
of $2500 a year is necessary for the
support of an American family of
five, W. Jett Lauck, consulting eco
nomist for the railroad brotherhoods,
asserted today before the railway la
bor board. Mr. Lauck, who yesterday
i charged corporate profiteers with be
ing chiefly responsible for present
living costs, presented today a demand
on behalf ot the 2,500,000 railway
employes for the establishment of a
minimum wage throughout the Indus
try. He presented to the board a com
pilatlon ot budgets on the cost of liv
ing. "It is impossible," he said, "for a
family of five in the United States
to maintain Itself even In decent pov
erty undar existing conditions for a
penny less than $2500 a year."
He quoted the estimate made by
Professor Royal S. Meeker, commis
sioner of labor statistics in August,
1919. The estimate was $2263. The
estimate for May, he insisted, should
Mr. Lauck in his statement declar
ed that "the fundamental cause of
all economic Instability, all industrial
unrest, all interruptions of produc
tion and distribution has been high
prices ani profiteering by organized
capital and ntiddlemen and retail
In concluding the brotherhood
spokesman requested that the board
curtail its examination of wage data
and proceed immediately to the de
termination of the question of what
, Of Art Secured
For Exhibit Here
Plans are well under way by the of
ficials of the Salem Arts league for
.Attorney General Brown on instruc
ts the plan to waive
Mullinix told how he was dlscharg
? ' A"KU8t 1918 by Steiger. Mrs.
Melger the night of his being dis
harged warned him, his confession
runs, that Steiger had threatened to
Jim u ne ever returned to
" -unmix had been;
tion of tgumen (east ot Minsk) the Uons from Governor olcott. 8tate
enemy attempted to cross the Bere- Treasurer Hoff, himself, had asked
sina river near Beresina village, but for tne lnve8tiBatl0I, following re
was driven back across the river. ;peated publications of newspaper stor
Reports that Kiev had fallen were ,eg to tile effect tnat exceBB,ve pro,.
current in Warsaw Monday of this Us nad been pald , the inveHtment
week, but ' subsequent developments . , f,,n . ,rt.,t,.i
the exhibit to be hung in the Mmple'j1-e"tnese reports to have-W(,nt commission Tn' municipal tiorrrls
erroneous. and that Hoff had shown undue par-
Kiev, a city of 250,000 before the tiaUy t() Morrls Brothers, Portland
war, Is the capital of the Ukraine. ;bond brokers ln tne purchase of bonds
The town has changed hands sever- The repoi.t wnlle not exonerating
al times during the fighting between ,gtate Treaaurer Hoff from blame for
contending groups in the Ukrainian the wlde mal.Rlng paid ,t0 Morrlg
territory ana me coniuei ueiwee.i Brother8 on bond8 purchased with
the Deniklne forces and the bolshe- fundg of the indu8tria, accident com-
hired hand to attend tn tv,'8elves' ren -Strickland, a youm.
fiiin la Found.
u c,ue nag Dfen missing wuriv, us is uiso lvirs. Aiireo
".at would hinge the crime jointly Schroft of Eugene, who has promised
on Mrs. Steiger, authorities said to- to 8end some of ner beautiful minia
"'. and that was the loss of the re-!tures' she ls now '" Portland, work
inr.that flred the shts. Sunday im on important commissions.
" " reek' flowing through Salem I Tne vlsit of R- Monroe Gilbert in
that rined an1 the revolver one Tortland this week was fruit in brlng
w " belonged to Mrs. Steiger 'ln8 many splendid pictures to Salem
Wfc'' lyl"S ln the muddy bottom 'for the exhibit. Many of the artists
thro;'. 'T s:,ld. '"at
ing. tne mght ot the shoot
mission, practically vindicates him so
Dnieper, the Poles and Ukrainians to
day, crossed the Ras river and captur
ed Blalatserklev, 40 miles south ol
Kiev, and Rokitna. The drive began
I in the Skvlra region, continuing east-
the! Portland artist who is rapidly galnlngl ward and tne northeasterly as part
a place for himself, ls among the lat- 01 tne encircung movtmnu ouuUl
est to add work, as is also Mrs. Alfred Klev-
Blalatserklev was tne rousn gace-
was not seriously wounded,
PUai ZZ n'eeks a local hos-
"o hiTfarm5. ,reCVered andeturn-
Ctale states ,n h" cn-
l"vsironand num"ous clande
Steiger ,? . 8eVeral occasIons Mrs.
he al,"0 thn dozen
local roomm! eLBr had rl8ted 'n
wif m'n, "owes as "J. Smith
and had stayed
p,sng'of!'"S ?U b,ame r the
H' d that hSl I T n MnL Steler-in-
. :nat he be eved th. .
'"'horitu. ,:Tpted ani he told
- .it-- w
vas glad to "hnvp
Siting the old man out
written by Mrs.
- nana." in
of the av
' Pket of it
? elr to Ar .. w""en
'oedham . 8 neIa W Sheriff
him were Z . U8ed ln th(,m
Ml 8Wr? St endearlng.
"""atlonai r,!.arrest and Mullinix's
had exhibiting at the second spring exhibi
tion of the Portland Palette club at
the Central library were seen by Mr.
Gilbert and promised to send some of
the work exhibited In the display
there. Among the number is R. Bruce
Horsfall of Portland, who has won na
tional recognition through his paint
ings of birds; ln fact he 1b considered
the best in his especial line in the Uni-,
ted States, much of his work being
reproduced in the geographic maga
zines. Clyde Leon Keller, whose work Is
well known here through his exhibi
tions at the state fair, will be another
to send pictures, Including his "Barn
on the Hill," which won first honor
able mention ln 1920, at the Seattle
Fine Arts society; also his "Mt. Tamal
pais" which won honorable mention in
1919 at the exhibit by the same so
ciety. Paul Laurit, of Los Angeles, whose
Alaskan and California paintings ahave
brought him into the limelight will be
represented in, the local exhibit.
A charming picture of Crater Lake
from the brush of C. C. McKlm of
""atlonal cn "lUllinix s remano win aua mucn iiuerem io me
w,ln8 evldeno reca1'8 lnter- list of Oregon paintings.
?m'M 'mmedint "nearthei by auth-1 Other pictures of a high order, by
Th piece of m"" tile ""oot-'s. Muno, a Japanese artist of Port
p" Nrth Churrh apron found Iand w111 bw be shown.
with :" "treet' "ear Mini Th dlsDlav of Strickland's work, be-
"hot SteiJL c"tr'de the size! mg as it is. so comprehensive, and In-'
Pushing northeasterly towards the far as any intimations of mismanag.
ment of the funds are concerned,
"The right to invest the money of
the state in bonds should be left to
no Individual person," the report of
the Inquisitorial body declares. "The
legislature should create a board con
sisting of at least three members
therefor and It would not be neces
sary to create any additional state of
way during the Tartar invasions. , fice for 8UCh purpose. A man may be
There stands the Polish defending cas-jever so honest, and yet if he lacks
tie built In 1515 which the bolshevikl business acumen as sometimes is the
used against the Poles. The castle
was taken in hand to hand fighting.
is Organized at
case among public officials he is U
able to be misled Into making poor
Referring to the payment of exces
sive profits to bond brokers and its
recommendations for an elimination
of the third party through direct pur
chase of bonds by the state from its
various agencies the report says:
"The state for the purpose of in
vesting money constituting the indus
trial accident funds purchases the ob
ligations of its own agencies through
bond dealers at excessive profits.
"It should be remembered that the
various counties, school districts and
municipalities are but agencies of
$12,000 filed , y,c 7"'
nas n UlrtJUfc utreica. ,u win. ...
Organized for the purpo.se of co
operative buying and selling of farm
products the Junction City Coopers,,
live Exchange of Junction City, Lane
county, captialized at
aiiivicn vi ...... ..... w , oownplps
corporation department here Friday. ,of .M Wncte . .
The incorporators are Julius M Wilde, bg
CharleB A. Reets. George H. Gilmore. w.th.
Jacob Jager, William N. Jensen, H. P-f",1 notlce to the state and
Mackunen and P. H. Peterson.
Other corporations filing articles
Federal Securities company, Port
land, $500,000; R. M. Fox, Fred C.
Taylor and L. F. Anderson.
Ball Lumber company. Eugene,
$50,000; O. H. Ball, W. F. Gibson and
American Contractors ' association,
Portland, $25,000; Peter G. Schreud
ers, Jessie Withycombe and Lial H.
Johnson & Simmons, Inc., Silverton,
Marion county, $15,000; A. E. John
son, C. E. Ros rand E. C. Simmons.
Resolutions of dissolution were filed
tot14 by Alumni,?"!6,'''1 nearby; 1 eluding i0 'many studies of exceptional by the Great Northern Casket com-
10 Oavs k.. . "'n'1 n his Confoaolnr. . J. .... , i nI..J ,r,A tV,a SnrlnvhrnnV
n trnm interest, merits, tne Arts league urn- iraiiy, fui n,,, 0
hack Was found in , . 01 exhibition. In consequence his work hill county,
u 7" een tn, W"1W,UI
hV 10 Mr Steiger tk811 be" !ciaU feol a date and Place ot Canning ompany, Sprtngbrook, Yam
'ter th ShinP'ng street f 5 " be on display at the public library,
shooting lew "ays c,
and M . .
' " could i u " Iar I
O- tuprlair artomnnn anil tavPnlnC fV
"lis, and there is also a possibility that
ears, and so far iMr. Strickland may be persuaded to
A i 1 fnm a i,n In tha Pvenintr And eivA A talk
Xka ,n statement to Sh,
es any aswicii, ....
8mm e Rtate that the 3?
'J'0' z7t,y'n "volver In
rwr the Ir al8 retu' to
17" - the o:Pfn ,l)Una ' Mill
urn, form"ly owned by
S'Ven 'hat he and M"
R,onh sn" Tt,neBbout lwice
h. 8;,:m A"8,ust
t """"S as xi. ?'"B "ou-e and
1 , ,
r- and Mrs. J. Smith.
en Shipping street,
concerning- the sketches which com
prise his exhibit last year at the Port
land Central library. It is a comp.eit
pictorial diary of his travels from
Portland to Germany and return.
.On the opening night of the exhibit,
the members of the league will be giv
en a private showing, following the
lecture at the library by Mrs. Grace R.
Wilmot of New York, lecturer on
house, d'jcoratlng for the federal gov
ernment. The lecture is to be free to
the public, and is to be given under
the auspices of the Arts league.
Have Picnic May 9
The Salem Motorcycle'' club will
Journey Sunday morning to a point
f.ve miles north of the city where a
picnic and impromptu field meet will
be held. The club members will be
accompanied by women friends, about
S5 motorcycles and sidecars maKlng
the trip. "
A' special lunch will be prepared
by one of the club men, an ex-army
chef. After lunch, stunts and general
events such as sand races, broad
jumps and climbing contests will be
The picnic grounds are located on
. ,...i, ii,t r ir.: the east bank or the river, ana tne
plane. Ls being prepared at Bend inj,"trail" from Salem will b, , Mm
anticipation of the arrival of C. J. with gu.de sign, indicating tlx route
Thompson In a biplane. I taken.
publicly advertising the sale of any
and all bonds ln some local as well
as metropolitan newspaper.
"The state should go Into the open
market and bid on the bonds of Its
agencies. When the state of Oregon
has any conifiderabls. um of money
for investment in bonds it should
(Continued on page eight)
Totalling 17344 lines, not
including Real Estate and
V10u- llVVi mui nvuu a-w a
torv ads, carried in the
during the month of Mar.
1920 Over double the
number in all other Salem
Big Work Planned
Work on the Mehama state fish
hatchery ls being rushed and it ls ex
pected that the entire buildings and
accessories will be completed within a
few weeks. Under the direction of Le
roy Ledgerwood,. superintendent, a
orew of men are working steadily and
already have the hatchery building
About $10,00 has already been ex
pended on the hatchery, Superintend,
ent Ledgerwood told Ivan O. Martin,
Salem attorney, and Thomas A. Tomp
kins, who sold the property on which
the hatchery is being erectd to the
state, but additional funds will be nec
essary to complete the hatchery as It
should be to accommodate all the fish
es expected. Five thousand dollars of
the above sum was appropriated by
the legislature, and the other $5000
was donated by the state fish and
The hatchery building contains 100
troughs, making It the third largest
hatchery building in the state. There
will be accommodations to feed 400,
000 trout, and during the egg stage
there is accommodation for 20,000,000
eggs. Just now there ls difficulty pro
curing trout eggs, Mr. Ledgerwood
Work is under way on a pipe line
that Is being extended from the hatch
ery 2600- feet up Stout creek where a
dam has been constructed. Later It ls
planned to dam the Santlam river near
the old Silverton Lumber company's
new bridge, when it will be possible
then to handle steelheed and chtnouic
The appropriation from the legisla
ture for the hatchery was gained large
ly through the efforts of Mr. Martin,
who was then a representative. Mr.
Martin and Mr. Tompkins returned
the hatchery last night.
Ads get results and the t
Capital Journal' is the rec-
ognizeH want ad medium I
of the Willamette Valley, I
because it reaches the peo-
pie and is read by the peo-
pie and gets results. J
City Streets to
Begin on Monday
With plans completed by City Street
Commissioner Walter Low, the city's
street Improvement program will be
gin Monday morning.
With a crew bf about a dozen men
Commlsloner Low will begin Monday
Improving Division street, between
Water and Front .along In front of the
Hunt cannery. The next street to be
Improved is Ferry, between 14th and
The street Improvement program tm
this season ln the city calls for the
paving of about 40 blocks. All of these
streets will have concrete base, and
some of them will have 'asphalt sur
face, Commissioner Low said today.
The streets scheduled to be paved,
and the number of blocks on them,
Ferry street. Fourteenth to Fif
teenth, one block.
Division street. Front to Willam
ette river, one block.
North Church, street, Highland to
Pine, two blocks.
North Twelfth street, Marlon to Un
ion, one block.
North High street, Marlon to Divis
ion, two blocks.
Maple avenue. Highland to Locust,
Alley ln block 3, Robert's addition,
Brey's avenue. Center to D streets,
North Sixteenth street, D to Market,
Alley in block 8, city ot Salem, on
Trade street. Church to High, one
f ourth street, Belmont and Pine,
Alley in block 17, city of Halem, one
Summer street, Market to Fair
grounds road, seven blocks.
Germany To Name
Late In August
London, May 8. Germany s prescl
dentlal.electlon probably will be held
late in August, according to a Berlin
dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph
company. The Deutsche Zeltung Is
quoted as saying President Ebert will
r.ot ek re-election.
3 More Speeders
Three more motorists felj prey to
Traffie Officer Moffitt last night for
violations of the ctly traffic ordinance.
Mrs. P. II. Spencer of Portland was
arrested for speeding on South Com
mercial street. She deposited a bond
of $5, which was forfeited to the court.
. C. M. Ruggles, arrested for speeding
on South Commercial street, deposited
a bond of $5 for his appearance in
W. H. Patterson was also arrested
by Officer Moffitt for speeding on
South Commercial street.
Two more motorists fell Into the po
lice net set for traffie violations Thurs
day night and the city realised $5 for
a fine from another offender today,
E. M. Angcll, arrested several nights
ago by Traffic Officer Moffitt for driv,.
Ing with faulty light, paid the fine to
Judge Race this morning.
Theodore Fisher df Shaw, Or., was
arrested for parking his car on a side
walk. He was released after being ad
monished of the requlrtmentB of Sa
lem's traffic edicts.
Verd H. Shrunk of Independence
was reported for driving past a stand
ing streetcar at the corner of Miller
and Commercial streets.
Report ot a youth riding a motor
cycle on the sidewalk near her home
was made by Mrs. A. Ruoker, 2440
North Commercial street.
Portland, Or., May 8. A petition
asking that the prison sentence of J.
Henry Albert, wealthy Portland mill
ing man, convicted under the federal
espollnage act and sentenced to a three
year term at McNeils Island, be lifted
by presidential clemency was circulat
ed, here today. Burt C. Jones, a book
keeper, was circulating, the petition,
which asked that the prison sentence
be suspended upon payment of the fine
also assessed against Alters.
Department of justice officials said
today tnuy were Informed that Albers
personally had prepared similar peti
tions, giving as an excuse a plea that
he was "going blind, and wished to
die In peace."
Albers was convicted of making al
leged remarks derogatory to the Uni
ted States government while riding on
a train between San Francisco and
El Paso, Texas, May 8. Revo
lutionary forces under Gemim!
Benjamin Hill have taken Mexico
City, according to an unconfirmed
rMK received here today from
'Chihuahua City and made publta
by revolutionary leaders here.
The message from ClUhuuhim
"It hus been confirmed President
Vnrnuiia left the capital for Vera
El Paso, Texas. May 8. Threw
state capitals in Mexico fell into the
hands of revolutionists today through,
the revolt of Carranjiu garrisons coln
cidentally with an unconfirmed report
given out by revolutionists here that
Mexico City, capital of the republic,
had been taken by General Benjamin
Saltillo, capital of the state of Coa
hulla, which borders' on the United
States, revolted late yesterday, revolu
tionary advices today said. It was an
nounced that General J. Augustln
Castro and Basesereo Castro, former
Citrarnsa leaders, had revolted with
their troops ln several garrisoned
towns, including Saltillo.
General Esplnoso Mlreles, Carransa
governor of Coahulla, which is the
hohie state of the Mexican president,
fled with all the public funds to Mon
terey, Nuevo Leon, where Carranals
tas were reported concentrating to re
sist the revolutionists, It was announc
Carranza troops at Lnsvacas, across
the International boundary from Del
Rio, Texas, revolted, according to lo
cal rebel leaders. Coal mines and
towns In northern Coahulla wera re
ported in the hands of the revolution
ists. "Pledras Negras, across the boun.4
ddry from Ragle Psbs, Texas, will fall
today," the, announcement said.
"General Reynoldo Garsa ln a tele
graphic communication with President
Carranza afked him to resign and said
he was holding Laredo notwithstand
ing the fact his soldiers were on tho
verge of joining the revolutionary
All railway and telegraph communi
cation between Aguas Callcntes, Zaca
tecas, Torreon and Saltillo was report
ed cut. " ' - -
Farmers9 Store Is
Opened By Durdall
Re-establishing the Durdall plan
Farmers' Cash Stores, C. Burton Dur
dall, well known Salem business man,
hus opened a store at 247 North Com
mercial street. A general line of mer
chandise will be carried. The store
was Informally opened several days
ago, but the supplementary stocks are
The first Durdall Farmers' Cash
Store was located on North High
street, In the salesrooms now occupied
by the Salem Automobile company.
Mr, Durdall discontinued the store
during the recent war, giving up busi
ness Interests to serve two year In the
navy. About five weeks ago, he opened
a similar store at Silverton and In op
erating both of these enterprises, he
states that "all efforts will be made to
make these stores as successful and as
useful h the public as our first stores
proved themselves to be."
Senators And K.C.
Team Meet Sunday
When the Senators step Into tha
diamond Sunday afternoon with Chet
Hughes' Knights of Columbus team
Riddle Bishop plans to present a new
llneup'to be tested by the fast Port
Despite reports to the contrary, th
Salem manager has received assurance
from Btllle Stcpp, that he will be on
hand to take his position in the out
field. By placing Stepp at center and
shifting the Infield! Kiddie plans ti
overcome the jinx that has stayed with
the team since opening of tho season.
Hayes will be seen at first, whllu
Procter moves from third to second.
Blnhnp, who has recovered from In
juries received In the Balom-Rupwrt
game of May 1, will cover third base.
Tbe grounds t Oxford Park ?re re
ported to be In first class condition
and a i-jst game Is predicted by the
The lineup for Sunday follows: Cole
or Craig, pitcher; Kracke, catcher:
Hayes, 1st base; Procter, 2nd base;
Bishop, 3rd base; Miller, shortstop;
Stepp, O'Mally, Holmes or Knicker
bocker, In the outfield.
Boston, May 8. Governor Coolldge
has vetoed a bill Intended to legalize
the manufacture and sale of beverages
containing not more than 2.75 per cent
Funeral For Old
Resident Is Held
The funeral of ftteven Bulllut, 70,
who died at a local hospital Thursday
nfter a lingering Illness, was held at
the chapel of the Webb & dough com
pany at 1:30 p. m, Friday. Burial wasi
In City View cemetery.
Mr. Ball let, who was the father-in-law
of Mrs. A. Lansfleld, 1525 La
street, Salem, came tn Oregon 88 year
ago and has resided in Marion county
and Salem most of that time. '
Vancouver. B. C, May . Cocaine,
morphine and other drugs of an esti
mated retail value of $0.000 were
seized by the Vancouver police Wed
nesday night, it became known today.
Last wee ka seizure ot $50,000 worth)
of drugs was made at the same place,
the police stated.
Trieste, May 8. Captain Gabriele D'Annunzio today captur
ed the Italian steamship Baro Fejervary, bound from Trieste to
Cantania wit ha cargo of grain. He sent two anti-submarine craft
to make the capture.
Washington, May 8. Rationing of sugar of manufacturers
of non-essentials and an agreement between the United States
and foreign countries not to bid against each other for this com
modity were suggested today by Herbert Hoover as means of re
lieving the present sugar situation.
WashingtonMay. Winter wheat production this year was
forecast at 484,647,000 bushels or 75.6 per cent less than last
year's crop by the department of agriculture today.
The condition of the crop May 1 was 79.1 per cent of a normal
compared with 75.6 on April 1 this year, 100.5 on May 1 last year
and 87.1 ten year May 1 average.
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