Capital journal. (Salem, Or.) 1919-1980, January 05, 1954, Page 8, Image 8

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    Pice 8
Installation for
Star on Saturday
Opes installation of the offic
er ot Salem chapter, Order o!
Eastern Star, was at the Scot
tish Rite temple, Saturday night
The ceremony was opened by
the retirinj matron and patron,
Mrs. O. K. Eckersley and Carl
Knvrier wilted bv William New.
Phillip Yoder and
un u.rrv Lucas. The Mil
Harriet Hiday and Karen Mich
elson were candlelighters.
InsUlled were Miss Helen
vietrher. worthy matron and
John Gravbill. worthy patron
Mrs. Ronald Kossner, associate
matron; Robert Keuoell, associ
a's patron; Mrs. Cameron Mull,
secretary: Mrs. Floyd HasUy,
treasurer; Mrs. Harry Hidsy, eon
durtress; Mr. Geo. Edwards, as
sociate conductress; Mrs. Albert
l.ightner, chaplain; Mrs. Frances
North, marshal: Mrs. Robert Ze
manek, orgsnilt: Mrs. Joe
Bourne, Adah; Mrs. Melvin
Propp, Ruth; Mrs. Arthur Woods,
Either; Mrs. Marvin Rasmussen,
Martha: Mrs. Geo. Stivers, electa;
Mrs. Jerry Calaba, warder; Ken
neth Hfviee- aentineL
Mrs. William Newmyer was In
stilling matron and Charles o oy
er, installing patron assisted by
Mrs. Russell Beutler, installing
secretary; Miss Lelia Johnson, in
sulting chaplain; Mrs. A. U Wal
lace, installing marsnai; airs.
Harvev Gibbons, infilling or-
eaniit: Mrs. Mona Yoder and
Mra John Kwieart.
Those sharing honors In the
east were Mrs. Paul H. Hauser,
past grand matron; Mrs. Robert
Forster; O. R. Eckersley; J. .
Wyngarden and James Darby.
O. R. Eckersley presented Mrs.'
Eckersley with her past matron's
jewel and Mrs. Carl Snyder pre
sented Carl Snyder with his past
patron's jewel There were vocal
solos by Miss Barbara Anderson
and Mrs. H. M. McDaniel.
Miss Fletcher introduced her
courtesy group, Mrs. Clyde Ban
croft, Mrs. Floyd Baxter, Mrs.
Jesse Earlywine, Mrs. Stanley
- Friese, Mrs. Jeff Harleson, Mrs.
Eugene Kennedy, Mrs. Albert
Morris, Mrs. H. E. Ranuden, Mrs.
Walter Sogge, Miss Gladys ZcIL
The standing committees are:
Decoration, Mrs. Jasper Button
and Mrs. Marvin Peterson; ex
amining, Ilia Austin, Earl Brad
field, Mrs. John Grsbill, Melvin
Kelly, Mrs. Albert Llghtner and
Jack Miller; finance, Mrs. Carl
Snyder, Norman Fletcher and
Fred Kiaus; historian, Mrs. Mona
Yoder; hospitality, Mr. and Mrs.
Elmo McMillan; instruction, Mrs.
, Otho Eckersley, Carl Snyder and
Mrs. William Merriott; luncheon,
Mrs. Kenneth Morris and Mrs.
Jack Miller; music, Mrs. Charles
Boyer, Mrs. Walter Bates, Mrs.
Albert Morris. Mrs. Theodore Ul
lakko, Mrs. Glen Wyatt. Mrs.
Mark Wilbur, Mrs. Phillip Yoder
and Mrs. Sarah Tennis; press,
Mrs.-Jo Criilin and lira. Don
Noble: urogram. Mra. Paul Rh-
r, Mrs. Theodora VJttakko, Mrs.
W. E. Clausen. Floyd Baxter:
social, Mrs. Kenneth Dodge and
Mrs. Marion Ktoufenhere" viair.
jng and relief, Mrs. Ronald Ross-
ner, Robert Keudell, Mrs. Ever
ett Hearing.
A reception followed In the
dining room, with the outgoing
oiucers and courtesy group pre-
Job's Daughters, bethel No. 43,
conducted the closing ceremonies.
The first 1934 meeting will be
January 9, with a school of instruction.
' 0;
aas , ' Lssraa
At the Chamber of Commerce luncheon ' meeting Monday
James McGilchrist was presented a fishing rod snd reel by
Secretary of Slate Earl T. Newbry in recognition of McCil
Christ's long service as State House guide and information dis
penser. McGilchrist recently retired and has been succeeded
by Gene Vandeneynde.
Pro-Red GIs Ordered
To Break Up Interviews
U. S. Marines Saved
Lives in Tokyo Panic
TOKYO lit Two American
Marines who charged into a panic-
stricken mob at the Imperial Pal
ace Grounds Saturday and pulled
injured persons to safety will re
ceive a scroll of thanks Wednes
day from the chief of police of
Sixteen Japanese were killed and
tl injured when a crowd of tens
of thousands of Japanese tried to
rush over the Nijubashi Bridge ta
sign the Imperial Register, wish
ing the emperor and empress a
happy New Year, befort the palace
gales were' closed.
The practice ol letting the pub
lie into the palace grounds to wish
a happy New Year to the Emperor
Honolulu Flight Time
To Vancouver Cut
nadian Pacific Airlines plane, car
rying 37 pauengers and a crew of
five, Monosy shaved 34 minutes
off the record time for the Hono-lulu-te-Vancouver
flight when it
landed at Vancouver's Internation
al Airport in a rainstorm.
The big DCSB airliner complet
ed the MWO-mile flight la seven
hours and M minutes. The CPA
held the former record of eight
hours and 28 minutes, set Dec 17
Capt. L. A. EUert of Vancouver,
chief pilot, flew at 19.000 feet
about 5.000 above the normal
flight altitude to take advantage
of heavy tail winds.
began la 1MI.
British officer who watched the
riot when the mob tried to crowd
across the gate said the detta toll
would have been higher except for
the heroism of the twe Marines.
With the help of the U. & 3rd
Marine Division, the newspaper
Nippon Times identified the
Marines from photographs as Pfc
Mike G. Pitts. 1, Brooklyn. N. Y
and Pfc. Wally S. Glassmyer, 10,
Perkasie. Pa.
Pitts and Glassmyer cams to
Tokyo Monday night at the Nippon
Times' invitation.
. Eiichi Tanaka. chief of the Met
topolitan' Police, will nresent
scrolls of appreciation to them at
a ceremony at police headquarters
Pitts and Glassmyer said they
wereon a sightseeing tour in Tokyo
when they saw the riot and went
to help.
They Identified three other Ma
rines Pfc. Charles R. Fan-man,
Schenectady, N. Y.: Pfc. Julian R.
Hood, Box 223, Klamath Falls.
Ore.: and Cpl. Gordon Addison,
Corcna, Calif as others who help
ed pull Injured from the crowd.
In addition, they said, a Navy
hospital corpsman, a chief petty
officer and two nurses in civilian
clothing who have not been identi
fied helped out;
Pitts and Glassmyer said the
others did "heroic" work.
None of the others have been
cited for, scrolls, but Chief Tanaka
said some sort of commemoration
would be given to all when they
are found.
Tuesday. January 5.
burn to parents ouUide lue im
mediate Lebanon district. Sweet
Home being the best represent,
ed. t
Officials of ' Western Ore
gon cities will meet here
Jan. 1J to discuss whether they
should divorce themselves from
the Pacific Coast building code.
City Engineer J. H. Davis said
Invitations have been sent to
cities. A special committee of uie
League of Oregon Cities will re
port on whether the coast code
should be abandoned.
A Chinese mother, one ol the many victims ot the most
-disastrous fire In the history of Hong Kong, sits 'on a straw mat
holding two babies with her lew possessions beside her. Be
tween 50,000 and 60,000 refugees from Red China were left
homeless when fire swept the Kowloon squatter's area Christ
mas Eve. (AP Wirephoto)
LEBANON At the Lebanon
Community hospital a record
birth total is released for 1053.
Born here during the year were
802 babies, outstripping by near
ly 100 that of any pjrevious year.
Boysoutnumbered girls by ap
proximately 18 per cent About,
one-third of the infants were
PRUNES An "Ideal Gift
of Oregon"
Available Either in
Bulk or Gilt Boxes
Farm Store
3935 Silverton Road
TOKYO I An American soldier
who returned to his countrymen
after once rejecting them for com
munism said today 'the Red high
command ordered him and 21 oth
er Americans to break up Allied
efforts to win them back.
Cpl. Claude J. Batchelor of Ker
mit. Tex., said the Reds slipped
instructions through a Communist-
staffed hospital near the neutral
zone camp where the 22 pro-Red
American POWs were held.
He said the Reds ordered the
Americans not to come out lor
Allied explanations. The Ameri
cans never did show for the inter
Duchess Wears
No. 10 Outfit
NEW YORK If) - The Duchess
of Windsor, who dropped from 1st
to a loth place tie in the 1953
list of best dressed women, ar
rived from Europe Tuesday wear
ing what she termed "my No. 10
It consisted of a blue tweed coat,
blue jersey dress, blue jersey hat.
which, she said, "perhaps will
lift me up a peg." beige gloves,
brown alligator shoes and purse.
"I must be doing badly," the
Duchess commented on her listing
by the New York Dress Institute..
"That's where I belong. 1 suppose
my taste is getting bad."
The Duchess relinquished her
best dressed title to Mrs. William
l'aley, of New York, wife of the
neaa ol uie lolumbia Broadcast
ing System. The Duchess shared
her loth place tie with Mary Mar
tin, actress.
The Duchess and the Duke ar
rived on the liner Queen Mary.
They have been abroad since May.
Services Thursday
For Christian Hanson
Funeral services will be held
t the Howell Edwards chapel
Thursday imirninc. al in 30
o'clock for Christian M. Ilan.nn ;
late resident of inns North 17th '
street Salem, who died at h s i
home Monday.
Rev. L. W. Holte snd Rev. P
Erickson will officiate at the!
service and Interment is to be'
in Relcrest Memorial park. '
Hanson was born at Lacrosse. 1
Wise., July 5. 18(12. He ,,.,,
In central North Dakota as a
young man and farmed lur many
years. Prior to coming to Salem
In 1M8 Hanson resided lor some
time at Kallspell, Mont. He was
a life-long member of the Luth
eran church.
Survivors include five daugh
ters, Mrs. Cora Smith, Mrs. Clar
ice Mahoney and Mrs. Ida Thomp
on. all ot Salem. Mrs Alma Bart
left of Newport, Ore., and Mrs.
Minnie Keller of Bigfork. Mont.
iwo sons, uinaock Hsnsnn l
ttarveys Nov
Own Big Plant
A deed was filed with the coun
ty recorder Monday which com
pletes the transfer of ownership
of the Salem alumina plant from
the Federal General Services
Administration to the Harvey Ma-'
chine Company of Torrence, Calif.
The transaction has been in
process for many months, and at
times there appeared doubt
whether it would be completed.
The Harvev company bought the
plant for $329,500 of which, rec
ords indicate, 169.500 has been
paid, and a mortgage has been
recorded covering the remainder.
The first months of operation
of the plant, possibly for as long
as two years, will be of research
character to determine econom
ically-sound methods lor the ex
traction of alumina from clay.
Personnel employed during that
period will all be technically
trained persons. When the re
search work will start is not def
initely known, according to Arch
W. Metzger, plant superintendent.
The plant was built by the gov
ernment during world war it
as a pilot plant to experiment
with the extraction of alumina
from clay. The method used at
that time proved to be unsound
Salem Title Company recorded
the deed.
Batchelor spoke at a crowded I
news conference in Tokyo Army
The 22-year-old corporal, who
left the North Campearly New
Year's Day, said "I made a mis
take" in once believing America
was the aggressor in Korea.
However, he denied he had ever
been an informer on fellow pris
oners. He said he hoped he had
not influenced anyone and said
that if he had, "1 am very sorry
lor it"
"To prove myself," he said,
"I'd like to get some of the other
prisoners back." He said that sev
eral weeks before he left "I want-
ed to try to get some other men
out bt would not say why he
He said he had been a progres
sive before the truce was signed.
He said he had begun to believe
the United States was the agressor
after reading Red propaganda.
Meanwhile, his Japanese wife
Kyoko worked on letters to three
Americans still in the stockade
near Panmunjom.
"Claude says my letters decided
him to come back," Kyoko said,
"and maybe would help him to
get his friends to come back too."
Batchelor asked her not to re
veal the names.
The Army said Batchelor prob
ably would remain at the hospital
as a patient about IS days, but
would be allowed to leave on pass. J
He and Kyoko are planning a sec-1
ond honeymoon. !
While in Camp I at Pyoktong.
Batchelor said, he was vice presi
dent of a "daily life club set up
to better our life there." He said
not all of the men In the club
were progressives and that he got
no special privileges."
"I had no power. I didn't ex
ercise any leadership," he said.
Batchlor aaid the pro-Red Amer
icans elected him as their leader
and. until the day he left. "1 atill '
neia uie joo as cniei represents-1
It was when he reached the
neutral xone stockade, he said.
that he began to realise his mis
takehe got more mail than he
had ever received at any time in
captivity. He saw the newspaper
put out by the neutral custodians
and noticed worsening conditions
in the camp" but declined to give
Asked If he felt he bad embar
rassed the American people, he re
plied: "Now 1 do."
Smelt Running in
Columbia River
9,000 pounds of smelt were caught
in the Columbia River over the
Fumes of Gas
Fatal to Man
A Salem man was found dead
of asphyxiation in his home Mon
day, apparently the victim of gas
from a broken jet on a stove.
Richard W. Probert. 67. 37.1 ! weekend and Monday, the Clat-
Souih l.Mh street, was found dead
hv his brother, -. H. Probert,
2160 State street, when he went
to the home Monday afternoon.
Investigating police and Deputy
Coroner Charles Edwards aald
that Probert had apparently
broken the jet and then had been
overcome by the gas. It probably
happened Sunday morning, Ed
wards said. There were no Indi
cations that he had deliberately
taken his own life, police stated.
Probert was born in Esgle
Grove, lows, on January 2. 1887, ;
and came to Salem in 1829. He i
retired several years ago. i
He is survived by his brother
snd three sisters. Mrs. Cecila E.
McClelland. Salem: Mrs. Lillian
Wright. Calgary, Alberta, Canada;
and Mrs. Cynthia Frey, Madison,
Wisconsin. He was a member of
the Evangelistic Temple Assem
bly ot God.
Private funeral services are set
for 10 s m. Wednesdsv in the
Howell Edwards Funeral Home
Rev. I.. A. Larson will
skanie Smelt Fishermen's Associa
tion reported.
Most of them were taken Sun
day, when the small fish also were
found in the Cowlits River. Weath
er conditions cut Monday's eatch
to l.Soo pounds.
The smelt have not yet reached
the Kalama, Lewis or Sandy rivers.
U.rinn llnnl ..a .. chapel.
- ""officiate. Interment will be in
"" " ""'" Belcrest Memorial Tark.
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Ofnra aea Saturday ant II ai
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Writ tar attrarma am. Na Manilla.
The Man's Shop
Famous Makes . . .
Kuppenheimer Varsity Town
Regulars Longs Shorts Portlyt
Regular 60.00 100.00 Now
3995 to 69
Starts Wednesday
9 A. M.
All Merchandise From Our Regular Quality Stocks of
Suits . . . Top Coats . . . Sport Coats . . . and Furnishings
Broadcloth and Rayon
Reg. 3 95
To 6.9S
Reg. 1.50
Reg. 2.S0
, S 00
large Selection
Finest Quality - Belted Style. Reg. 65.00
Famous Make
Famous Makes . . .
Kuppenheimer Varsity Town
Tweeds Gabardines Saxonys Coverts
Regular 40.00 85.00 Now
Famous Make
Broken Siies In long Sleeve Pullovers
... All Wools . . . and Cashmeres.
Regular 8.950 18.95
498ro 98
Sport Coats
Hobby Coats
Kuppenheimer Louart Varsity Town
Tweeds Shatlands Gabardines
Regular 29.95 50.00 Now
Famous Make
Sport Shirts
Gabardines . . . Checks . , . Novelty
Weaves ... All Wool Jerseys.
Were 3.9t to 10.00 Now
J98 498
MEN'S HOSE V.,r 29c
Cottons, Wools, Nylons
Famous Make
Reg. 1.00
To 2.50
59c To I39
Rcf. lie le 5c
U Wool. Reg. S.N
1495 - 3295
40(6 ttatte a.