The Capital Journal from Salem, Oregon on June 23, 1953 · Page 13
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Tuesday, Jam 23, 1955 TUK CAPITAL JOURNAL. Balm. Onkm SLEEPY HOLLOW LANDMARK rarw .-..v. fail Waw...!, .l...,Br",l7il,ll Jlil.Hl !) Daue's itore, erected by Hugh Owen In 18S9 when thit locality wai called Sleepy Hollow, has been owned and operated by the Daue family since 1889. It may be Salem'i oldest business in respect to continuity of ownership. South Salem Building Has Impressive History By BEN MAXWELL - Daue's store, 1003 South Commercial street, a Sleepy Hollow landmark dating back ' ,to the late 1860's, may also be Salem'i oldest retail business in respect to continuity of ownership. Salem Unionist (the Oregon Statesman had lost its identity to become the Unionist) for August S, 1889, announced that Hugh Owen was about to let contract for a building 24 by 60 feet to be erected in South Salem at a cost of $3230. Two days later the Unionist proclaimed that improvements in South Salem belied the common reference to this locality as "Sleepy Hollow." Now South Salem has two circular sawmills, a flour mill, a brewery, wagon shop, machine shop, sash and door factory, chair factory and a black-smithery. Indeed, with Owen's new brick store building being added to this progressiva community,, the place was "no longer Sleepy Hollow." The Unionist was hot specific, but it is likely the following enterprises were located south of Mission street which was the southern boundary of Salem in 1869. The J. II, Moores steam flour and sawmill, Westacott's brewery, D. L. Bigg's machine shop, H. S. Jory's wagon shop and the J..E. Witten sawmill. John H. Moores arrived tn Salem in 1853 and for many years was a leading merchant here. He served as mayor of Salem, represented Marion county in the legislature and acquired valuable saw and flour milling properties. J. H. Moores died December 18, 1880. H. S. Jory specialized in making agricultural machine and particularly Jory's Improved Fanning Mill. D. L. Rlggs had a machine shop at Cincinnati in 18S3 (how Eola) and there built the first steam engine erected In thU locality. Louis Westa-cott started his pioneer ale brewery in 1886. Hugh Owen, who was operating his new store at least until 1874, has Owen street named in his honor. Mrs. Caroline Daut acquired the Owen's store in 1889 and Lewis and Albert Daue succeeded A. L. Buckingham in the business. Ever since 1889, over an interval of 64 years, the store has been owned and operated by some member of the Daue family. Present pro prietor is Elmer Daue, merchant and collector of arche-ological and pioneer relics. If Daue's store that occupies the Sleepy Hollow landmark erected by Hugh Owens 84 years ago is not the oldest store in Salem in respect to continuity of ownership cer tainly it is among the older. United Brethren Hold Conference Election Unionvale The last quarter ly conference of the Unionvale Evangelical United Brethren church was held Wednesday' June 17 with Sev. E. A. Fogg, district superintendent presiding. Eighteen members were present Election of officers resulted as follows: Stewards- Mrs. J. R. Bell- chief: F. L. Withee, Mrs. Fred Withee, Sr., Jamie Ediger, Mrs. Marion Sisco, Mrs. Ed Schroeder. Communion steward, Mrs. Wilbur Storutenburg. Delegate to Oregon conference, last of July and first of August Carl Rutschman; alternate, Arnold Braat. BmTt Mar 1mm KM V HU haw wi 1 wm nit raa km kW tmr Minn iii.i, aiirtnli. Maa-Naaa. itkWi tat or wbaunv yam akia aaaMa mi to-nrtMw ha haat k faat WONDBB SA.LVB W BUttea Baa aaa feat raa. DhiIiuS far Ik kara hi tka Ara Mff fat raa Mka at baaaa WONDEB BALVK M wait, anai aaHaaptla. N atlr aapeavmnea. Saia far ahlhtraa. Oct WOKUEB BAL.VS WONDKB ktEDICATKD BOAT- taaaaa. Trato Tit tkaav Jar Sold la una bt Capital rrad Mara OwL Par Laaa sad aahaafcr Drat stone. ar raur aoaaa am annul. East Salem Has Sunday Visitors East Salem Fathers Day was observed In many East Salem homes with special family dinners and several were la neighboring communities for the day. Arriving at the Rex Pfeffer home, Hollywood drive, Saturday in time to observe the day with her father was Mrs. Leonard - Day and children, Kathy, Jerry and Steve from Oakland, Calif. They will spend the week with her parents. Mr. a nd and Mrs. Ralph Hein, Lancaster drive, spent Sunday la Canby at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dodge. ; Home from the hospital oa Saturday for his first Fathers Day was the new son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Masters of Weathers avenue. His name is Christopher Neil. His grandparents living in Salt Lake, Utah, are Mr. and Mrs.- Edward Gra and he has a great grandmother at Vernal, Uah, and three brothers and two sisters. New residents of Vaughn avenue are Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Orton who are living in the Donald Giles home. Mr. and Mrs. Giles are in Alaska where he will be working for two years; Two social group meetings are scheduled for East Salem women this week. The Lan sing Garden club will meet Thursday in the home of Mrs. H. W. Cole of Jelden street at 1:30 p.m. Merry Minglers will meet with Mrs. Robert Wagers on Silverton road, ' Thursday, June 25 at 7:30 p.m. DU PASSES PRESS MEET Wasblngto" W) President Eisenhower won't hold a news conference this week. Press Secretary James C. Hagerty told reporters Tuesday the regular weekly conference scheduled for Wednesday had been cancelled. He gave no reason. (Adrartmmnt) Druggists' Prescription For Relief of Itch When your skin is irritated Other skin blemishes from anr. lernai causes, you're craiy with itching torture, try Santtono Ointment, Itching stops promptly. Smarting dlsaimears immediately. Sanltone Ointment is also wonderful for ucning feet, cracks between iocs ana Atniete s foot -For Sale UnilNIWSTOK i State at Liberty Phone 1-1118 INSIST THAT YOU II MEDICAL and HOSPITAL COVERAGE PLAN MEETS THESE TESTS I . Is k N frtfi ; an joe dues spatst for services? l.nUitrfWbratosfl)leatfidi votir State Medkal Soastr; American Medical Association; Bine Shield? S. Does it provide Proftitiotul Strvicn or merely make Cub Allowmctt to help defray medical costs? 4. Do yon bare to 11 in Clmmt Frmu or does k pay doctors and hospitals direct? I. Does k have Aft limitt or require Pbyiictl Extmsf . Does it allow Frn Cboitt f Vociett 7. Does it protect you outside Oregon ? . Does it have a reputation for fair ZW- img in Claims settlement? 9. p Is it supervised by the Oregon State Insurance Department? . Oregon Physicians' Service invites your critical comparison of its "SERVICE" Plan with other kinds of plans. Please use the coupon for literature. i urn sun fend coupon for further Information MfDKAl, tVtefCAl AMS NeaPffAi COVMMl esov uh muttma wind wiAiiurr prmim$ 4CCIMNTM Mint MIMAMCt ly Mareiai mtfmtH i IM Narfkara t liMfaraC..taMri.Wa. 9JX ClAIMI ANO tAltl OffKU la NrHa.a', Mao. Aarta. 1 ir OtieOM PWTIK1ANI' MtVKI lift, W.llawHl aa 1071, fartlaad 4, Oaeaa MIOICAl and HOWITAl MVKI "UMt D CIOU KAN riWr m 1 1 I aartaxa MOM4SOUS (ladMdal " rt1 faafrt) ..J in ts wmn m mtom it ihi memn nn mokai socim Boones Ferry Spans to Be Bid on at June Meeting Bids for constructing a 95 foot, t-span reinforced concrete slab span structure ever the relocated Boones Ferry road on the new Salem-Portland freeway will be among the 41 bids en highways, bridge, landscaping, traffic signal and building projects estimated to cost $1,-791,000 to be received by the state highway commission at its monthly meeting June 25 and 28. The overpass structure on the freeway will provide complete separation of local and through traffic. The commission at the same meeting will receive bids on the construction of a 234-foot reinforced concrete deck girder bridge over Willamina Creek about five miles north of Willamina. Plans call for the construction of a temporary detour bridge to carry traffic during construction of the new structure. Grading and surfacing of the new approaches will be done by Yamhill county forces. The structure, scheduled" for completion this year, will be financed by the county, state and federal government from funds allocated for work on county roads ca the state system of highways. Bids on two projects in Benton county will be received by the commission. One of the pro jects calls for grading surfacing and paving of 2.4S miles of the Pacific highway on new align ment rrom corvallu north. The new highway will be constructed east of the existing highway. Plans call for one way traffic along 3rd and 4th streets In Corvallia to the proposed railroad overcrowing structure north of town and two-lane from the structure to the junction of the new and ex isting Pacitict highway west. north of Corvallia. The second Benton county project calls for Improvement of 1.03 miles of the Beaver Creek-Green berry county road between Twin Bridges - and Muddy Creek. It Is believed that the mullet is the only fish which can be fried In tls own fat. Planting to Control Gorso Use of tree plantings as a method of eon trolling gone In the coastal regions of southern Oregon la covered in research note No. 11. recently Issued by the research section of the state forestry department. Tut plantings in 1946 of Port Orford cedar have been able to compete in growth with the gone and may eventually eliminate the shade Intolerant plant. Maritime pine and lodgeoole pine were also tried but could not compete with the gone. More than 80 per cent of the Port Orford cedar plantings survived the Intense competition of the gone and. showed excellent growth. Gone, which closely resembles Scotch broom has become a serious problem in the coastal counties and central valley re gion of Oregon, taking; ever valuable farm and forest lands. The tenacious and spiny slant Is nigh In all content and constitutes a serious fire hazard. Foraiteri have laid partial blame for the 1986 Bands fire disaster upon the Inflammable qualities of gone. - The plant was brought te Bendon more than 60 years ago from the British Isles for urn as aa ornamental shrub. . Copies of the research study may be obtained free of chargo from the state forester ftaiara, Oregon. Hudson House Inc. wants to buy your cherries. Prices are better than last year. , Receiving station te ke at Puritan Cider Works, 791 Edgewrter St., in West Solent. . For mora information call Adolph Hlldebread DALLAS, ORE., Phont 3022 ;co:)Ti:::nTr.L jTQAILVJAYS aaa'.'Xllaaaa pSaataa : Sa.ltHaniillt 7-7 WMKBCJ 1095 USIKU rtMMIIS . Wm,ti c TT it 1 0) i :1 1 5inc i9e wat iiert tiMtiM WHAT a MILLION DOLLARS BOUGHT IN EUREKA In this Pacific port-and in hundred, of Westara towns Efts yeai-tta blephsa to cresi fast ; 1. Spectacular redwood forests and thriving dairy, shipping and fishing industries are among the reasons why businesses and people have been flocking to Eureka in recent yean. The population is one and half times what it was in 1940 and the city's income has soared. This amazing growth meant that the telephone had to grow fast, too, to keep pace with Eureka's demands for service. And to meet the challenge we're grown faster than ever before in our history. 21) 1 f! yf 7 : m J; I - . .) S. We're) still growing in Eureka. Sines the war, we va added three million dollars to our investment in tela phone facilities in Eureka nearly three times the total investment in the city's telephone system in 1946. Aad as Eureka keeps growing, well keep growing. ..prorid Kg more facilities, serving more people, carrying mora calls ... in Eureka and in your town, too. 2. Bringing dial telephones to Eureka last year at a cost of $1,300,000 waa only one phase of our huge construction program. This conversion affected more than 11.000 telephones, about 6,000 more than were at work in Eureka in 1945. These new telephones make all Eureka telephones mors useful and valuable. For a Eureka customer can get in touch with more of his neighbors, more can call him. Pacific Telephone $436 for each telephone added since World War II There's a surprising amount of money tied up in the facilities added to serve each telephone ... an average of $436 per telephone we serve in the Pacific Yftat, That's more than double what it was for the prewar period. Yet you use this , valuable equipment to carry ybur messages for only pennies a calL ; . ; YOUR TILIPHONI IS ONI OP TODAY'S BIST BARGAINS

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