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9 ilS GREAT I acres of Ullablt le best Umber in jj dollars' In mln- If Linn County farmers are good enough to sell merchandise to, their pro-, ducts should be. food enough for us. If your home town is rood enough to live in, it is food enouf to support by firing Its stores your Datronare when vnu bur Linn County has li" land, 40 billion feef the world, and miH era! wealth. res WATCH US GF your supplies. 2 With which is combined the Halsey Enterprise Established 1912.

pREATER OREGON, ALBANY, APRIL VOL. 21, NO. 52. BUYS INTEREST IN MANY CHILDREN MILK FACTORY TO HOWE SHOWS 'EM IT CAN'T BE DONE This Wel: hy ARTHUR BRISBANE Keeping Out Buyer A Looting Forward Picture We Provided Spark Plugs Light in the Darkness BRANDS SALES TAX IAS A HEAVY BURDEN Master of State Grange Claims Pro- posed Tax Shifts' Borden I to Poor People. Ray Gill, master of the Oregon State Grange told members of the Albany Chamber of Commerce Wednesday noon that the sales tax NEEDADOPTING Forty-five Children-Need Hooaes, Chicago Sends Many Men Here, Linn Boys to Boss, "Linn county has 45 children ranging ln age from six months old' babies to 17-year-old boys, who an wards of the county, and who need to be adopted and given good homes." Miss -Evelyn Gallagher.

FIRE FIGHTERS PUT OUT "HOT PANTS" Every available piece of fire equipment was called out at 6 p. m. yesterday evening to put out a fire in the pants of C. A. Kelty, 1105 East Water street.

"Mr. Kelty is employed at the Borden Milk Condensary plant and yesterday afternoon was unloading some sawdust there. He believes that some of the sawdust lodged in his pants pocket. Upon reaching home he put his pipe in his pocket, changed his pants and sat down to supper. While eating the family smell-ed smoke and turned in a general alarm over the phone.

Damage was confined to a large hols in the pants and some scorched paint over the nail on which they were hanging. Red Cross secretary told members of the Albany Kiwanls club yesterday noon that all of these children, are normal and of a high type. The county has these 45 children -in homes where they are receiving good care, but the county has to pay $20 per month for the care of each child. People wishing to adopt a child should get ln communication with BLOOD SPILLED BY TWO BURGLARS Burglars resumed their activities in Albany Wednesday night when they entered the plumbing shop of Brown and Leigh at 115 East Third street, and escaped with a dollar's worth of pennies as their loot. After entering ths building formerly occupied by the Nelson Bros, meat market, through a broken win-down on the north side the rob bers spent more than an hour in an attempt "to Jimmy a double door leading into the plumbing shop.

Pnne in the door to gain admis- I When this failed they broke out a I Blood trailing on the floor where one of the men was cut by the glass showed the method of entrance and a blood-stained penny dropped in the street In front of the shop Unt d00r means of exit. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Hood who operate a grocery store at the corner of Third and Lyon street have an apartment in the rear of their store and heard the robbers working to gain entrance into the shop "but since Nelson Bros, have been work- ELECTRIC COMPANY Ed C. Gordon of Mill City has purchased an Interest in the business of the Willard Electric company and is taking an active part in its direction.

Mr. Gordon arrived in Albany the first part of ths week. His family will move to Albany to make their home after the close of the school year. NEW BUSINESS FIRM ENTERS LOCAL FIELD Roger Q. Mills of Corvallis, has purchased the Nobfe Lunch and Fountain on West First street and assumed charge of the business yeterday mortflng.

Mr. Mills is owner of the Sunny Brook dairy in Corvallis and operated the Sunny Brook lunch. counter in Albany for several years. Mr. Mills said yesterday that Mr.

and Mrs. Edward Robertson of Corvallis will move to Albany right away to make their home and that Mr. Robertson will be manager of the business. Further announcement regarding this new firm will be made in this newspaper in our next Issue. Mr.

and Mrs. Noble said yesterday, that they are undecided as to their plans for the future. SCIO BOXING CARD HAS SEVERAL KO'S Young Rainwater of Albany was awarded a decision over Ben Gedney of Sweet Home at the conclusion of the main event at the boxing bouts In Sclo Wednesday night, April 26. The match was a hard-fought one which pleased the trowd. The seml-wlndup and the bout before It ended in quick time.

In" the seml-windup Al Fisher of Sclo KO'd Young Salsbury of Lebanon In the that ended In the first round when second round and the bout before Gene Hoffman of Crabtree was too goocj for Ronald Swu of Lebanon. In the other bouts Al Fernandy of Jefferson was awarded the decision over Iky Bostnick of Lebanon in the third round on a foul. Si Flook of Mill City got the decision In his bout with Mickey Miles of Salem. Raymond Bilyeu of Sclo and Bobby Gibbons of Albany battled jto a draw' as did Doug Bilyeu of Crab-tree and Young Holloway of Scio. WILL HAVE NEW FURNITURE STORE Albany will have a new, modern furniture store which will be located In the newly remodeled Elks Temple, at tlje corner of First and Lyon streets.

Sam Frager, local furniture deal er expects to open the new store by he middle of May with a large stock of new furniture. The present Albany Bargain House will be continued at theJSec-ond and Baker street location. Watch this newspaper for further details about the opening of this new MAMMOnrSTAGE" COSTS OVER $30,000 One of the most modern "stags coacnes ln the world, stopped in Albany Wednesday noon for an houl and allowed Albany citizens rto givs it the "once over." The big stage was a double-decked coach and cost more than $30,000. It is built of light metal and we'ghs no more than smaller stages. It one of eight similar stages which will be operated by the Pacific Greyhound Lines.

It is the last word in luxurious motor transportation. Further details regarding this newest modern coach and a picture of the big stage will be found on page five of this issue of Greater Oregon, MASONIC GRAND MASTER COMING Walter C. Wtnslow of Salem, Grand Master of the Masonic lodges of Oregon will make his official visitation to the Masonic lodges of 'this district when he comes to 8t John's lodgs 17 A. F. and A.

M. Friday evening, May 5. At that time lodges from Cor- valhs, Jefferson, Scio. Mill City. Lebanon, BrownsviUe and 'Shedd who wlih the lodge in Albany comprise this distrSrt will be represented at the meeting.

A number of the other grand of-1 ficera will also be present to ass et the Grand Master at tint time, Samuel Untermyer, well known New York lawyer, suggests that it would be neither unreasonable nor unjust for Jewish business men, and others who object to race or religious discrimination, to refrain for the present from buying goods -Manufactured In Mr. Hitler's country. The quick acting Mr. Stalin has done more than suggest. When Mr.

Hitler announced that "Christ, If would lead the Nazis against the Communists-." Stalin shifted an order for 18.000 tons of high grade steel from a German to a French plant, and it is a cash transaction. fa this Important in commercial institutions are Americans of tbe Jewish race, as are those that send them to Europe to buy. It is probable that they will not go to Germany, being advised that Jews are not wanted there. A new "Locking Forward," seen in Washington, D. and now showing all over the country, is one that you should see.

Named for President Roosevelt's recently published boqk, "Looking with tbe President's con sent, it demonstrates the truth of President Roosevelt's saying that what the world requires today is the hope and courage of youth. The story, ending happily, many sad stories of today will end. is that of modern business and de pression, a great firm driven to the wall, its employes added to the army of the unemployed because there is no money to pay them. One of these employes, the part played by Lionel Barrymore, dis charged after 40 years of faithful service, grieves not for himself but for the downfall of a great firm. (Continued on page page six) BANK EXAMINER TO ARRIVE TODAY According to word received in Albany by local bankers, Mr.," federal bank examiner will arrive here sometime today examine the assets of the Albany State bank. State bank examiners have the checking of the State bank and just as soon as the federal examiner his sanction for the merger cf the Slate bank with the First National bank, the work of leorganizing a new bank will be started. Just as soon zs waivers can be on 75 per cent of the deposits, the new c3nk can be opened. Any depositor of the Albany State or First National bank can secure information regarding the reorgan-, ization plan and the new bank from any of the men on the citizens' bsnk committee, -a- The following Albiny. business ieu arc on the banking committee: Mayor W.

L. Jackson, Zed E. Merrill, Chas H. D. S.

Sinith and H. N. Cockerline. 100,000 TULIPS NOW IN FULL BLOOM "One hundred thousand tulips, of 70 varieties, are now In bloom at our gardens, and iT you don't believe it come out and count them," said Mr. Walker of the Walker Floral gardens while in the Greater Oregon office yesterday.

Flowers of every hue make a beautiful display which anyone Interested is invited to see. The gardens are located in North Albany one mile from the Willamette bridge on the Corvallis Highway. Selections for fall planting should be made while the plants are in bloom. As a sample of the beautiful fiow- ers at the gardens Mr. Walker left a bouquet which is.

now on display at the Greater Oregon office. SPOUT TROOP HAS OUTDOOR DINNER Wednesday' evening the -Boy Scouts oi troop 10. sponsored by the Amer'can Legion; enjoyed a dinner cooked by each at Bryant ic a riuirvmpnt. thsLt vprv i -START MONDAY Borden-Western Condensary to Re sume Operations After 3-Year Shutdown; Need More Milk. Further proof that business con ditions are getting better Is shown by the fact that the large Borden- Western MUk Condensary will re-i sume operations at their Albany plant next Monday morning for the first time in three years.

Due to the increased demand for canned milk, the Albany plant will resume production May 1 and It Is expected that the plant will run steadily from now on. Fifteen men will be employed by the firm and six truck drivers will bring whole milk to the plant each day. Tbe trucks travel more than 650 miles a day. At the beginning of operations; the local plant will manufacture 200 cases of canned milk per day. Each case of milk contains 48 tall cans.

During the time that there was ah overproduction of canned milk, the Albany plant manufactured powdered milk and butter, i The Borden company has a plant at Chehalis', which -will help the Albany plant supply the demand forfc "Borden" and canned milk. NEW DRUG STORE OPENING SATURDAY In addition to having "giveaway" prices on merchandise, the Woodwprth Drug store is going to give away a bottle of free perfume to the ladles, 50 cent tubes of shaving cream to men and free balloons to the kiddles at the grand "New Deal Opening" Saturday, Truman Robnett, one of the proprietors, states that he Is so glad to get back Jrjto their; cmer location ili the Elks building that the firm will -give away several more valuable prizes during the opening. Kenneth Cross, the other member of this firm states that he is so glad to get "back home" again that he has arranged to have ths Venetian 9-plece band play for an hour Saturday afternoon. Y.ou really owe it to yourself to pay this new store, and It new all over, a visit Saturday. For further details see the ad-vertlsement of the Woodworth Drug company In this issue of Greater Oregon.

WARD WEEK SALE DOLLARS LARGER Just when It seems that dollars are soon to shrink In value and that it may take two dollars to buy I one dollar's worth of goods, the Al bany Montgomery Ward store puts on a big sale which makes dollars bigger than ever. Just when some stores are still "retrenching" and using little, ten or 15 inch ads to Invite people to their stores, this store "steps out with a 12(Plnch ad. ThTadvertKe-ment is brimful of bargains and will be found on page 5 of this issue of Greater Oregon. YOUNG DEMOCRATS WILL ORGANIZE Organization of the Linn County Young Democratic League will take place at a meeting to be held at the Hotel Lebanon Monday evening, May 1 at 7 o'clock. Anyone Interested in the organization is Invited to attend, but should notify Ralph Hargett at Lebanon by tomorow to reserve a place at the dinner to be given at the hotel.

Thwharge for the dinner wlff be 5o-cents a plats. The committee In charge Is composed of Hugh Kirkpatrick, Ralph Hargetv Walter AlVin and D. Stringer. WILL MEET DRIVERS TUESDAY, MAY 2 Glenn Bown, examiner of operators and chauffeurs, will be in Albany Tuesday, May 2 at the city hall from 9 a. m.

to 5 p. m. All those wishing permits or licenses to drive cars are asked to get in touch with Mr. Bown during these hours. OWNS NEW CAB si Linn of route 4, Albany, is the proud owner of a new Ford deluxe four-door sedan wnicn ne purcnasea from the Alexander Motor company yesterday.

Guy Howe of East Third street has discovered how to outwit the shrubbery thieves. Last fall a prize shrub, which he had nursed through the winter was pulled up by some marauder. Early this when he replaced it, he fastened the root with wire to a piece -of Iron pipe, buried in a hole with ths shrub. Recently, when the thief returned to take the shrub from the same place that had been so profitable the year before, he got a surprise. Efforts to dislodge the shrub were fruitless, he couldn't budge the pipe.

BATTLING SPARROW FIGHTS ITS SHADOW Lebanon, April 27-(Special) Lebanon enters the list of the cities having fighting birds with a fighting sparrow, the first of Its kind reported, as an entrant. L. T. Larson reports that for the last two days the sparrow has been attacking its shadow in the window of the Variety Store here. With only a few seconds between, rounds to recover its breath the bird has waged an endless battle.

ALBANY ALC0S TO PLAY VANCOUVER Meeting the Vancouver Merchants of Vancouver, the Albany Alcos will open the local baseball season Sunday in a game which promises to be a snappy affair. This will be a pre -season affair to put the locals In shape for the first league game which 'will pit them against Eugene here May 21. Albany's lineup this season will introduce some new faces to the fans. An effort Is being made to secure the seryjfes of Boltitighouse and Coleman of Corvallis and Morgan of Salem as pitchers. Dooley of Albany who made a name for himself In high school has been holding down first base for the locals in good shape and will be on the Initial bag next Sunday.

McClaln will probably be behind the bat Sunday If his hand which was split by a foul tip at Turner three weeks ago is In shape. If he is unable to work there his place will be taken by Wilkinson. Members of the league this year In addition to Albany are the West Side Babes and Schapp's restaurant of Portland, Salem, Eugene and Bend. BRASS TOE FOUND IN OLD HOUSE Reij0 0f the boyhood days of early citizens, a brass toed boot Is on exhibition ln the windows of Burt and Klapotz. Dick Flnley, while tearing down the Welder house at 424 West Second street, uncovered the relic which has the date November 29, 1859 fttflirpM t.h hraM tne The lpather from which it" to made has, been turned so that the smooth side Is Inside, making the exterior not very attractive according to modern standards, but to the old time boys, they probably were the last word in style.

REVENUE STAMPS NOW ONSALE HERE Revenue stamps to be used on deeds before, they can be filed are now on sale at the Albany post-office. Formerly they could only be secured at the office of the collector of Internal Revenue at Portland. On a deed for property worth less than $100 no stamps are needed. From $100 to $5)0 the charge is 50 cents and for esch $500 or fraction thereof In addition there to an additional charge of 60 cents. NO HUNTING IN CITY J.

B. Foster of 624 Washington street is considering putting up some no hunting signs to protect a china pheasant rooster which has been using his lawn for the last few days. The bird has been in the neighborhood for about a week and seems unafraid of the city traffic. BEER SHIPMENT ARRIVES One hundred cases of beer arrived i at the Pacific Fruit ana rroauce company Thursday afternoon. Orders on hand quic'y exhausted the supply.

It's a long, dry spell between time ing late at nights to remove some Tn CDp a of their fixtures thought little onAYYLfcil 1U UrLAK. the noise. Mrs. Hood heard some- Tr.mT. 4 one groan once after an unusually 1 IflJ I ANON APR.

30 loud noise but supposed that one of Mr. Nelson's employees had injured The "drys" of Lebanon will open himself. their fight against the "wets" in No arrests have been made in the the Lebanon Methodist church next Is a clever shifting of the tax from the rich to the backs' of the poor people. Mr. Gill said the United States Chambers of Commerce and other "big interests" are 'back of the sales tax.

The income tax is a much fairer tax, according to Mr. Gill, because, i it exempts people who are unable to The- sales tax makes everyone pay, both rich and poor. Mr. Gill opposed the exemption of personal property from property tax levies, saying that it will permit 300 Portland taxpayers to escape 75 per cent of their property taxes. "If the sponsors of the measure were sincere in their wish to lighten the tax.load of the average property owner." he continued, "it seem.

to me that thpv shnn ham! I placed the exemption on real prop-jerty." "Another group that will profit from the sales tax," the speaker said, is made up of the public utilities, such as railrnarfs gas companies. Tnese properties will escape about $500,000 in personal property tax payments, which is, one-seventh of the personal tax i revenue oi me state. "The sales tax gives the owners of pTOperty a ing of a mill and a half on the state pro nePtv tar anri thr next year but we are trading this for the accumulations of pyramided Wh0lesale 53168 and retaU 84163 taxes," the speaker said. Mr. Gill 'held that the sales tax will give, powerful retailers who call afford to absorb the tax, an undue advantage over the small independent businessman that will drive the latter to the wall.

at 7:30 p. m. The Allied Citizens, cooperating with the churches, will hold a union meeting. Ex-conjrressman W. C.

Haw-ley ar.d Ronald C. Glover, a Salem attorney, will be the speakers, Ronald C. Glover is recog- nized as one of the promising ora tors of western Oregon. His ability as a publje speaker is being appreciated and his services, are much in demand. Ex-congressman Hawley arrived at his home in Salem this week.

This Iw.ll be his first public leavlng tne east Prnhahly no man in Oregon is i better Informed on the whole "subject of national prohibition than Mr. Hawley. He will come to the Lebanon meeting with Washington, I D. C. information clear in his mind Mr.

Hawley-s talk will without doubt contain much' of interest to the people of Linn county. HERE ON BUSINESS C. 'J. Shedd of Shedd was a business visitor in Albany Thursday. FOUND ONE KIT OF BURGLAR TOOLS Found:" Kit of burglar tools, consisting of several jimmies, cold chisels, wrenches and other necessary equipment.

Owner may have possession of same by calling at the lost and found office, police department, city hall, proving ownership, and paying for this ad. Albany Police Department. Tom Riley's train crew found the kit of tools in a box car ln the local S. P. yards Tuesday morning and turned them over to ths police.

If they are not caL'ed for within a few days, an attempt will be made to serrore a loan from the Reconstruction Finance Corporation on them as their use probably would come under the heading of a "self -liquids ting project." Miss "Linn's Elastic Red Cross" was the topic of the address given by Miss Gallagher. During the year, 500 famllls were given assistance each month" and 40 Investigations made each day. Normal families are self -sup- -porting and Miss Gallagher point- ed out that the Red Cross not only-helps families by giving them food and clothing but helps them to get "back on their feet again." The national Red Cross distributed 200,000 pounds of flour, yards of cloth and 8,000 ready-made garments in Linn county this year. This merchandise was valued at $7,368, but' did not cost Linn county a single cent, as the national Red Cross even paid the transportation on the Linn county will have 52 single men between the ages of 18 to 90 tsi ttrnrlr In i fn.oo a EV. red men are registered for the work.

The men will be recruited by the army and will receive $1 per day. Several thousand men will sent lo Oregon from Chicago and the middle west and the Linn county boys will be "foremen" and have charge of their work. According to Miss Gallagher, the government Intends to rebuild men as well as build roads and forest trails. Linn county has asked for $10,009 per month R. F.

C. money and the Red Cross has charge of the six road crews which are doing work with R. F. C. funds.

The extra work heaped on the office has made nee- essary the hiring of another stenographer. Franz Pfeiffer gave the attendance prize, a Nebergall smoked ham. H. C. Rowlee won the prize by guessing the weight and only missing it by one ounce.

SEVERE PENALTY GIVEN TANGENT MAN W. C. Obermeyer was tried before Justice Victor Oliver Thursday afternoon and convicted on a charge of driving while intoxicated. Evidence of State Police pfflcer 7 .7 I I son was to the effect that they had uuecivcu uuciuiccr burn guuiu Ninth and Elm streets the night of March 11, without stopping. The) said they followed him south for two blocks when he turned where they overtook and stopped him.

They said he was driving erratically before they stopped him. Obermeyer was sentenced to. 30 days in jaiLto have his driven license revoked for one year, and to pay a fine of $100 and costs. 3. K.

Weatherford 8r. attorney for tlce of appeal to the circuit court. WAR VETERANS TO MEETJ5ATURDAY Members of the Spanish War Veterans and the Auxiliary will meet at the Veterans' Memorial hall Saturday evening at o'clock tor their regular monthly meeting. At the close of the business session a social time will be enjoyed and light refreshments will he-served. TO MEET TONIGHT The members of Rebekah Past Noble Grand club will meet this evening at the home of Mrs.

C. C. Bray for their regular business meettog A 80claj hour will follow. IN PORTLAND Mr. and Mrs.

Roola Ralston and. J. M. Ralston were business visiters In Port'and Wednesday. case but it Is believed that someone with a knowledge of local affairs did the job as checks one' of them for a large amount, drawn on restricted, balances were not.

touched, although all the papers in the off ce were overturned during the search of the place. HOTEL TAKES OUT BEER LICENSE Routine business occupied the city council in their meeting Wednesday night. Interest totaling $778.38 due on May 1 on the 1928 improvement! bond and the 1329 airport bond was ordered paid. The application of H. J.

Mcintosh of the St. Francis hotel for a license for the sale of alcoholic beverages was granted. The committee on streets was ordered to attempt to make arrangements forHhe cashing of warrants issued to the city employees. WILL FORETELL SOME OF COMING EVENTS Announcement has been made of a series of interesting addresses to be given each Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock by the pastor Alan.B. Eaivks at the local Pentecostal Assembly of God.

From every viewpoint the chu-ch, Jewry and national, the present situation will be revealed. Also a of coming events on God's program. Everyone is welcome. You'll want your TANGENT CLUB TO MEET TONIGHT Tangent April 26-'Special) -The April meeting of the Tangent com- A n.llrMiAiia M-ACTVrm will n. i v.

given, arranged by the members cf i the committee, Mr. and Mrs. A. I. Siylor.

Mr. an1 Mrs. BilHe Jenks and Mr. and Mrs. Everett Forster.

The women of the corr.T! unity are asked to bring cake or 1 kL, NTTwrlrrmnity club will be held Friday scout be able to build his own lire and cook his own dinner. IN PORTLAND ON BUSINESS Franz Pfeiffer. L. L. Swan, G.

A. Dan Brenneman and Clar ence Ingram were in Portland Tues-. day ba business, Port'-acd d-dnt -win. I..

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