Capital journal. (Salem, Or.) 1919-1980, December 30, 1953, Page 7, Image 7

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.LURNAL STAFF APRIL 19, 1889
lied at
t. Angel
lUnt Angel Miss Anna
daughter of Mr. and
Lawrence Sowa of Mol
pt. 1, wai wed to Rich-
Phillips. U.S. Navy, Port
neitt tain., un 01 ir.
Mrs. W. M. rniiupa 01
Uleton, loano. ai a recent
CAPITA! inilDKlAI'C KJCWC CTACC 11,1 inn
F , w :r-r-af ww" ..Wrr m ,711
,ony in mary a umo-
Uurch here. The Rev. Cy
ebold, O.S.B., officiated at
double ring ceremony ana
o'clock morning nuptial
before a large gathering
E,itives and friendi.
Iven in marriage by her
r, the nnoe wore a wea
dress of Chantilly lace
nylon tulle over white
Lt satin with a peplum of
L The fitted bodice of lace
Jtb came to a point Just be-
the waistline was lashion-
with an off-the-shoulder
hoped lace neckline accent-
ith a yoke of illusion. Tiny
covered buttons were
at the wrists of the long
lace sleeves and also
led the bodice back. The
bouffant skirts of tulle
satin terminated in a long
train. The double finger-
veil of tulle was held in
with a Chantilly lace cap
tided with seed pearls. The
ieurelrv wa n onlH I
Miss Uhing
Tells Troth
Mt. Angel Mr. and Mrs.
Albert Uhing are announcing
the engagement of their
daughter Miss Elaine Uhing,
to Dan Bonacker, son of Mr
and Mrs. Amos Bonacker of
Woodburn.
The neua wnc inM t n!
and chain, and she car- i Christmaa rimn.r .oi.i.,..;i
i. 1 .j . .. -- 1
idivauc uuuijucv ui rcu ja n Q friends at which the
Standing: Clare B. Irvine, Alvin Bowman, J. L. Mitch
ell Seated: Elsie S. Goodhue, Ella Ashbaugh, Minnie Foley
ana CP Tip Hans Hire P-..iA tj r 1. 1 . - .
Jo.f"0;,l, 6UrviV0i: from the CaPal From left: Margaret Magee. Roby Gemmell. Steve Stone.
yMn ago. Don Upjohn (now deceased), Fred Zimmerman, George
v-r..ML JuuKiNAL j f UbLICATlON OFFICE, AUGUST 1, 1888
Putnam, editor and publisher; C. K. Logan (now deceased)
and, seated, Harry Crane, managing editor (now deceased).
buds
il iss Barbara Sowa, the hon
attendant for her sister, was
red in a sky blue lace and
over satin dress with a
itching satin bolero. The full
Iflant skirt of net over satin
ballerina length, and her
slippers riatched her
jit She wore u rhinestone
blace and her headpiece
ti pearl crown of orange
looms. The flowers she car
Id was a shower bouquet of
lie feathered carnations cen
led with red rosebuds.
Bridesmaid was Miss Lauri
Thomas who wore a fuchsia
lored lace and net over satin
Iss, styled identically to the
tor attendant's dress. She
0 wore rhinestone necklace,
xarl crown of orange bios
is In her hair and her satin
jpers matched her dress,
r flowers were a shower
jquet of white feathered
nations centered with red
thuds.
Jest man was Thomas Hynes
Silverton and Lawrence
i, brother of the bride,
1 the groomsman. Ushering
: guests was Charles Ebner.
Large bouquets of white
Dianthemums and snapdra
ii with greenery and tall
Med tapers in candela-
wm decorated the altar in
Ithurch. For the music, Mrs.
C Schmitt and Mrs. J. L.
liter sang, and Mrs. Vin
t Smith was organist.
I Mr.. Sowa attended her
.(liter's nuptials in a navy
lit dress complemented with
ti iccessories. For her son's
rdding. Mrs. Phillips chose a
hy suit with black accessor
k and both mothers added
pages of red rosebuds,
The reception following the
lurch service was arranged in
t Legion Memorial hall,
iristmas greens and white
irysanthemums with lighted
ndles decorated the room
id the bride's table. A three
tred decorated wedding cake
mounded with a circle of
Mte chrysanthemums and
'ru centered the bride's ta
le, which was covered with a
Mte linen cloth. Miss Cather-
Kautz cut the cake and
in Beth Reiter served the
tth. Presiding at the coffee
"a were Miss Evelyn Buch
4 and Miss Joyce Kraemer.
Ji Marie Sowa, lister of the
"le, circulated the guest
Mk.
'or traveling, the bride
ined a cerise colored knit
pit with black accessories and
F a corsage of white cartas.
ft bride, a 1953 graduate of
taint Angel Academy is a
man at Mount Angel
rroens college.
DONT
' Tata bn 011m Cut
THE JEWEL BOX
U tltu, liha, Oram
w ftltn Klrtt til t
bride-elect s uncle and aunt,
Mr. and Mr. William Stalp
were hosts in their countrv
home at Scotts Mills.
Miss Uhing is a graduate of
Mount Angel academy and
attended Portland universitv
She is presently employed at
ine local telephone office.
Mr. Bonacker, a graduate of
Woodburn high school, has
just completed a course at
Oregon Technical College, at
Klamath Falls.
No date is set for the wed
ding.
p jaea ' "V: 1,TrrT'"?!-'! 'T?
, e-iEi 1
Mrs. Grund Visits
Silverton Auxiliary
Silverton Mrs. Clarence
B. Grund, Monmouth, presi
dent of District No. 2, Ameri
can Legion auxiliary, was
complimented guest of Del
bert Reeves unit No. 7, Mon
day evening. Mrs. L. P. Oeh
ler, president, introduced Mrs.
Grund for her instructional
talk.
Aside from announcing that
the department officials had
decided on Sunday, February
7, at 2:30 o'clock in the after
noon,, for the district confer
ence at Silverton, Mrs. Grund
talked on flag etiquette; urged
the rehabilitation stamp re
sponse; and told of the possi
bility of obtaining Mrs. Helen
Thompson of Route 2, Mon
mouth, for interesting talks on
her recent experiences during
her travels in Japan.
Mrs. Grund was one of the
state and county group who
met with the post commander.
Ronald Reed, and the unit
president, Mrs. Oeh ler. later
in the evening, for further in
formation on the entertain
ment of the guests at the con
ference of district No. 2.
Other guests introduced
were Miss Ann Starr of Salem,
and a sister of Mrs. Oehler,
Mrs. H. Kleinschmidt, a visi
tor from the middle west.
The auxiliary sewing club
UUl meet with Mr, WerMf
.Qohntt .1 h.T sih w.(i mantel with holly, angel hair
street home for an all day!"! cand!- v,irgil lights
work program and no-host were """a m a"
luncheon, Mrs. Victor How-,nows- . ,
ard, chairman of the club. to!. Assisting were Mrs. John;
arrange the plans to be follow- Lacey, Mrs. nusseu oeuuer o
ed for the day. "'!" ,,rs- V ' 7,1
The auxiliary members!01 aiem. m
were guests of the post during Huff, a house guest of the
the social hour, when Ridgley Mernotts.
C. Miller, Marion county ser- Mr- and Mrs. Forest are
vice officer of the Legion; and building a home at Gig Har
John Muir. vice-commander or. Wash Mrs Forest will
f ih. rtit,irt unnk. on Le.. ' continue at College of Puget
ion topics.
Members of the unit served
refreshments.
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Merriotts Hosts
At Sunday Event
Woodburn Mr. and Mrs.
William Merriott entertained
at an at home Sunday after
noon, from 2 to 5 o'clock in
honor of their son-in-law and
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ron-,
aid Forest, who were married
recently at Tacoma, Wash '
Mrs. Forest is the former Lor- j
is Merriott. !
About 10 0 guests called '
during the afternoon. The ser- j
ving table was decorated with
holly over a lace cloth and the
First East Salem school, built in 1868 and moved to the
southeast corner of Liberty and Court streets in the late
1880s, was Capital Journal's publication office August 1,
1888. An opposite office was occupied by the competitive
Vidette.
Cordon Visions Lifting of
Ban on Federal Projects
Washington Wt Sen. Dwor-: federal reclamation or public
shak K., Idaho) sain Wednes-1 works projects
day the bureau is considering
lifting its ban against any new
Sound where she is a junior.
Mr. Forest is with the air
force and expects in be sent
to Japan the last of January.
Mr., Mrs. Pelkey
Feted Goldenweds
I
Guild Elects
Lebanon Mrs.
4 TV Stations
Blanket Globe
Nashville, Tenn. HP Four
SALEM NEWSPAPER HISTORY
Capital Journal Started
By Will H. Parry in 1888
The recently announced plans for merrer of the Caoital
Journal and the Oregon Statesman January 1 arouses
interest in the history of the two newspapers. Ben Max
well, Capital Journal historian, has gone into the subject.
Yesterday he told the history of the Statesman. Today he
tells the story of the Capital Journal.
By BEN MAXWELL
Dworshak and Sen. Cordon
(R., Ore.) both said in inter
views they "wouldn't be sur
prised" if congress appropri-
a iv j iiiuhci iu ami i inn neat i .
em irrigation works. Cordon numDer or uuu copies. ,xxy
is chairman of the senate ap-i'ive vcars "8 subscription
Capital Journal, one of
many local newspapers among
weeklies and dailies founded
in Salem during the 1880s,
alone of that group, survives
after 65 years of publication.
Will H. Parry, a native of
Independence, Oregon, had
earlier started a newspaper
there and passed along to the
editorship of the Corvallis Ga
zette when that journal was
suffering from financial woes.
He founded the Capital Jour
nal and published the first is
sue March 1, 1888. Then, and
briefly thereafter, the publica
tion office was in Reed's Op
era House (now Miller's store)
at 112 Court street.
Capital Journal made its bid
for public acceptance as a Re
publican newspaper succeed
ing the Oregon Sentry, a jour
nal that had folded after 10
years of publication. First is
sue of Parry's new paper con
sisted of four pages with six
columns to a page. World news
and news from the local ham
let appeared in the initial is
sue. For example:
The Capital Journal report
er counted 28 measles flags in
Salem, the carcass of a dead
and malodorous horse offend- j
ed those who traveled on Sil-1
verton road, Oregon Land!
Company, with J. H. Minthorn
(Herbert Hoover's uncle) as
founder, had just been incor-,
porated, and James Watt of,
Amity, who had brought the
first sheep across the plains
and also originated the idea of
turning Santiam water into
Mill creek to power Salem's
first significant industry, was
a local visitor.
Delivered on Horseback
First issue of the Capital
Journal was printed to the
For almost two decades this
rambling frame structure
built in 1867 had served as the
first East Salem school. About
1887, following completion of
the new schoolhouse, Deacon
Hatch, who could look cuss
GEORGE PUTNAM
Iff
Editor and publisher of
the Capital Journal from
1919 to 1953, now editor
emeritus.
words hut never uttered them,
moved the structure to the Mte
propriations i u b co mmittee were " ur "
handling such matters Dwor-! week delivered to your door,
shak is a member. , Then a boy carried on fool or
The Ioao senatoi said he rode a horse as did Floyd Bu-
tclevision rclav stations, high ; was advised by the bureau re-,F uayion uaier ur. uaion;
above the earth's surface, could icently that it is considering ; ho. astride a pony, covered
blanket the world with TV I lifting its no new start policy his East Salem route in 1892.
waves, eliminating the need 'completely. Whether that is History does not say so but
for present-day stations, a done or not. Dworshak said he ' may be supposed that Par
noted rocket expert and as-1 understands the bureau plans ry's zeal for Republicanism ex
tronomer believes i to recommend appropriations ; cccded the rapture aroused by
Dr. H. R. J. Grosch of Cin- for possibly a dozen" small! his new newspaper. Anyway,
cinnati, former president of the reclamation undertakings with j er a few m-mths of publica
American Rocket Society and a total cost of possibly $15 to lion he sold the Cap Ui Jour-
a General Electric Corp. sci- iu minion oonars. ' nronn , hue. Minnie Foley. Carrie I lays
enlist, told the American As- He indicated these probably veyor general for Orego . .Jy Wjl
tronomical Society yesterday would be in the nature of re-; Thereafter we find I arry as nrjntrr-s d( V.
that space television stations .nanuuauon worn on existing "'. . , i Mrs Carrie liass Bitchier,
. u..nH Drniecis. inis ivdt ni worn uh-u'r.'.'-' . -
I II C IIUKC I.U3tr .-- ,.
deflated this locality about
that time gave the Hoferi an
interval of hard sledding. As
sociated Press service, how
ever, was contracted in 1898
and the paper went all out for
forgetting the depression and
boosting the community. Thif
may in part be attributed to
Andrew Hofer's sale of hit in
terest in the Capital Journal
to his brother and hit future
devotion to Salem Board of
Trade promotion.
Hofer's interest in tht Capi
tal Journal continued until
their farewell editorial ap
peared October 12, 1912. Then
Ernest and R. M. Hrifer bid
their subscribers adieu.
New owners of the paper
were Graham Taber and L. S.
Barnes, who, after a short in
terval proved incompatible.
Charles H. Fisher acquired Ta
bor's interest. Come 1919 the
Capital Journal had a certi
fied circulation of 5000.
Putnam Comes to Salem
George Putnam, now editor
emeritus of the Capital Jour
nal, acquired the paper early
in September of 1919 and pub
lished an "editorial foreword"
which professed faith In the
future of Salem, its commercial
and industrial expansion.
Further, continued this ini
tial editorial, "the Capital
Journal will honestly endeavor
to print the news uncolored
and unbiased. It will be un
fettered in policies, indepen
dent in politics, progressive in
tendencies, sincerely striving
for the betterment of condi
tions and the welfare of hu
manity in brief a newspaper
I of ideas and ideals."
During the 1920s, Capital
i Journal's growth wai excep
tional. United Press service
was added in 1927. Even dur
ing early depression times, It
was evident to the publisher
that the paper had outgrown
its plant. A new location was
selected on Chemcketa street
ann in iim ine piant iiurn
which the Capital Journal his
been issued for nearly 20 yearn
was built. In 1937 "Tempo"
lync was introduced. By July
2. 1938, when the Capital
Journal published its Golden
Anniversary and Capitol Occu
pation issue, the circulation
wncre n occaine me lapiwu u.i .ahnri in9Q7
Journals office in 1 889. Durjni! the later half of 1947
Then f-rcd Locklcv, Sr , , Robert Letts Jones was taken
served as eriiU.r. Ins brother- hc. Capjtal Journal as as
inlaw, J. R. Shepherd, as man-, snaur prjtor ancl pubilsher.
aRcr and f-rcd Locklcy. Jr., t.olltlucr in this capacity
the Oregon Journal's historian i lln(j Fpbruary 1953 when Ber
now residing in Portland, was . nard Majnwaring 0f Nampa,
paid $!l a week as pressman. ( I(.,h b,.cam(, publisher and
v.. n... , ....... ,.ri,l,.r
On November 28, 1953. a
joint announcement by the
Oregon Statesman and the Cap
1 H.il .lniini:i! uffirmed that a
, , .., r neseennen oi a niMiniiuiMirn iunti uin s.
OI..JI u. --J . ..j ....n i I ci xt.rtin-.-.. " " . 'u..,,j ,i hoc heen elassert a new trl craior. a snip uuuui I oiiu uin-i , . , ..""'
lYuuuuuiu i-ii. uiu """uoroon win mou . ............ necessary 10 ouna mem. : .r T 1 ." ,h hie nnihnviatm pioneer lamuy. now nvcs ai.i ,iailv newsnaners would
William Pelkey of Woodburn j Eplscpal guild for the corning e explained that television I y the bureau in recent year. ; m.tely win eau"' 325 South 23rd street ,n Sa-I"',, ,H January 1.
celebrated their golden wed-year Other officers are Mrs. 5 can be srnt only jn although individual congress-,for ln tZXr to l"m. I Ifl,4 N'vs and editorial de
ding anniversary at their home vale Kimes, vice president; , ht th,rrfnri ,hou. men have argued successfully what .baled an npnintn. ! w , ?d rl.in un-
December 23. Many friends and ,Mrt Bruce Barker, secre tary, sands of ,aons on earth against such an interpretation the Federal "'j;; 1(wn Hnfrr "or ml of the respective
relative, attended the rfcep-;and Mrs. R P. Schrouder. trea- m owrcome , ,n ob.am funds for particular 'JIZZ, or Brothers. Andr.w and Krn.st. . ZhlZ, Capital Journal.
tion and numerous gu, now- ,urer. : earth's curvature and obstacle. J"j.- .,.. ,h ,r!acnuirrd the Cami.,1 Journal i how, ver. will be oublished at
m I SIIUIli; inn' ' f"'' ' I ' 1 ' , .
David W. mjght justjfv
en and card, were received by j At the group's last meeting , as mountain8
the nonorea coupw;. it was aetiucu he
Mrs. Harry Lenton presioeo , Christmas party ana senu s,. -at
the urn and Mr,. N. E. Pel- ,0 patients at the state hospital Pcea n
kev .erved the decorated wed- and Fairview home Mrs. Clay ooui io
it was decided to forego the
Cordon, who noted that con-
POOR BOY
SANDWICH
At NORTH'S
1171 Center St
CHILD POSTURE
Begins and Ends
With the
Proper Correction
of
Font Pnch trm
Cwjulr o Foot Soeelolisr
A CHIROPODIST
dina cake which was topped , Nichol? retiring president, re-
with a 50-year emoiem aim viewed ine pi ; - f-"
tinv bride and onaegroom. i serving as rein-sums:..!
Decorations featured the gold
en colors.
Mr. and Mrs. Pelkey were
married at Lewisville Wash
ington. December 23. 1903.
They have two children. Her
bert L. Pelkey of Chicago and
Norman E. Pelkey ol sunny- ncw ron, tooth
,ide. Washington both of Duncan , ,
whom were pi- Christmas Da
ceieoraiiun
SpaCP stations, once r nin naiirrra luiuij
motion in an orbit at io ine oureau s policy, sain ne
600 miles per hour expects money to oe appropri-
sevcral hundred miles above aieo to proMoc uppiemem.i , - and d artr,d Capital
tne eartn. wouia revoive wuii- f
,.i .r forever he added, where it can be done for a
had passed to Martin L. Cham-! and on May t of that year the jhe Oregon Statesman's plant.
berlain of the state land oinec, , ' """'' "" "'
fDiirins this interval, editors variaoir in n-spi-ei m w. ap-
nd publishers of the Capital . pearen a:
man oi ine rns-t-iing -
Hugh Wilcox j
TOOTH SAVES LIFE I
Barrei, Ont. up J a m e .
Duncan. 17. knows already
what he want' next Christ-
relatively small cost.
In view of efforts to balance
full sie Kvening
Journal. Next move
ike Roman emperor, in the appears io nave on-n n niovai
fourth century) Then the pub- of the publication office to 21S
lication office was moved to a
DEBBY
Washtble-O'Km
and Nylon-Wool and VI"
Umi HIENCN $H0
ui x Hior.
accident. His
off when he
one
a hunting
.22 rifle went
.tumbled, the
TEN UNACCOUNTED
PERSONS SAFE
Auckland New Zealand of senators indicated there ii east corner of Court and Lib-
Ten more persons previously , light possibility of appropri-1 erty streets. One ide of the
unaccounted for after the,ation being made for newi(ruc(ure ws occupjed by the
Christma. Eve railway disas- projects of a long-range na-,
ter in Ncw Zealand were re-'ture wheh would require ex-1 Capital Journal, ine oiner oy
Wednesday A pensive commitmenu over m me vim-nt. -
I South Commercial, a silo un
til then occupied by the post
the budget, however, both '. frame structure at the south- n(j(.c anQ rt.c.CI1uy by the Ore
gon Statesman.
Early in the 1890s, J. L.
(Jake) Mitchell served a. man
ager The acute depression that
SHOES FOR EVERT HEMIEI
OP THE FAMIIT
John (. lobtrl For Mm
DANA'S BOOTERY
Capitol Shopping Center
nrtrlfri tafe
total of 119 bodies now have ( period of years,
been found. Seventeen people jajjasajaailMal
gratory habits
are still missing.
hullet went into hi. mouth, ' Whale.1 .tomachs often eon
richocheted off the ro mi.. mbcrgr,f thoughl t0 the
jng tooth and came out his prolectlvo coating secreted in
uDoer hp inflicting only a the whale's digestive organ, to
mZt wound. I ver ich hard object..
NO APPOINTMENT
NECESSARY
if
HALEY'S lUUTf CDtrO
I LUX TOILET SOAP
3 un IOC
SaVtUt CENTER HARIETS
Quick! Break Up
CHEST COLDS'
tikrMlaul CONGESTION
MUSTER0LE
SUDGIU1 SUPPORTS
Of all aindi. Traun. Abdm
Inal .Support.. Ha.lle Umttry
Kipfrt llllrr-arl.iU llllln.
rooms.
"ASK TOl'B OOCTOf
Capital Drug Store
MS Hint Htrrel
Corner M Ubertf
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