by Richard van Pelt, WWI Correspondent
The city was still digesting the results of Tuesday’s election. The major changes included an overwhelmingly Republican legislature and the election of the first woman to that body:
The distinction of being the first woman ever to be elected to a seat in the Oregon legislature today belongs to Miss Marian Towne, of Talent, Jackson county. Miss Towne is a democrat, and was chosen to be a member of the house.
The net state legislature will be overwhelmingly republican. There will probably be 28 republicans and two democrats in the senate, and 57 republicans, two democrats and one independent in the house.
In the Oregon Statesman the paper reported on the “School of Electric Economics” which reported this about food and mood: