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GOMPERS IS FOR
Plan Suggested-to Conserve
';: Fuel Replacing Present
INDIANAPOLIS Ind., Jan. 23.
After a spirited content, the proposi
tion toglvo all district In t hi! coal
Industry of the country ' representa
tion ia conference where a balr
wage agreement Is made, or a polic?
formulated that It applicable to oth
UV. districts, was defonted in t ho con
vention of the United Mint- Worker
of'Amerlca by a vote of 9D8 to 564
The proportion had been before the
convention for three dayii and was
opposed by district and luteriiatloaal
officers as a-mcnace to the life of
,. 'The flab t was resumed toIay -af
ter Samuel Comners. president of
the American Federation of Iabor,
had made a speech In which he sug
gested a universal seven-hour day
during the wir to conserve fuel In
stead of the present plan of having
' There were but two speeches mie
today In favor of the proposition., the
delegates declaring It only fair that
the outlying districts be heard when
a, 'rate is fixed In one territory that
will be the basis for negotiations in
other districts. The answer to this
was piat the policy committee rep
retenting atl districts must approve
the basic rate before It is applied
elsewhere. A .
-.There were demands for a roireall
whjn the standing vote was -an
Bounced. President Hayes informed
the delegates it would cost abouu
125,000 to do this as it would con
sume more than a day's time. "Un-
-der the rules of the convention It
takes the assent of 300 delegates. to
call the roll, but that many could
not be mustered when the chair ask
ed If a" roll call, was insisted npon.
"The convention then considered a
resolution to make the appointment
-of organizers by the president subr
Ject to the approval of the district
in which the appointee holdsmem
bershlp in the union, j
Nearly 10,000 morkshrp In Great
Britain are engaged In the produce
tion cf munitions, of which 5,000 are
controlled and 150 are national fac
tories. : V ' ' . ' '
ere 2$ Ships Are Being Built at One Time.
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. In hB enormous yard of the Sub
marine Iloat Corporation Emergency
Href In New Jersey no fewer than
twenty-eight ways for ships ore lin
ing laid at one time, and many of
them baring been completed, work
Is being hurried on some of the vei-
mmmmm I I III I mm i . I i . M r . -
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sels. They will Immediately go Into
.the work of carrying troops and'sup
plies to Buropc. The company is
building the 5.000 tons steel frabH
cated ship.' and has thousands or
men at work on them.
SAVE $$$$$$$ SAVE
Closes Oat Entire Stock
of Groceries Regardless
Oreo Closing Out
Prlco 20 ccntJ Parkajo
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- COFFKKJ '
lOe steel ctt Coffee now 3."c
JKc steel cut Coffee nnw flUe
30c steel cut Coffee how 2."Jc
25e steel cut Coffee now SOc
, . FLOVIt
Kest Valley Closing Oat
Highest f inade Ilnrd-Wheat
Closing Oat Irlce $2.sr,
Best Spttds Clsfn Ont
Price fl.25 sackf
Fine Dill rk-klesClcin
Out -..Price "-40c per Gallon
(Iking pail to put them in)
,r- . :u;.- Sc Olives - ::
Green mul Ktiifretl Oozing
Out Irlce lOe Itottlo
: Chill! Coa! Came! "
.Regular ;j Sc ran CIiii
Out price f 1.20 per dozeu
' ' Heinz
! Worcesternhtre KanCc
SOc size, now ......... 4 Oc
U5c l2c, now. . . . . . . . .SOc
liverjrthinjr ftrn at Closlnat
, , , Out- Prices , -
Who wants to rent l?ol
' We will rent More with
J i .. ...... w :. ...
' MS y. Commercial street
Ttday We pay 31c fr cSP
Delegates Get Circulars Tell
j ing Only Way for Dem
! ocratic Peace
NOTTINGHAM, England,) Jan. 23.
There has been small encourage
ment for the central- powers in the
proceedings of the llrltish Labor
party. The leaders of the party show
a strop r determination to support
the war as the only means of ob
taining a democratic, peace, and ' In I
this they appear to have the loyal
support of a majority of the dele
gates. , , -
Each delegate has been given a
circular entitled "Uritlsh Labor's
lt' 4 1 m m .(.(Jth m jtnw r.1 Ilia
, n.t.i.t. i..k . tvi,! has been vacant since last fall.
of Dritish labor a few days ago. This
mefsage la the keynote of the whole
? resent oollcy of the Labor party,
ta war alma show no very great di
vergence : ff rota' the etatements by
President Wilson, Lloyd George and
other allied statesmen.
tThe paclf 1j . minority will make
strenuous efforts to win over the
conference during the discussion o
eleven resolutions dealing with the
question of peace, but there la no
reason to believe that the confer
ence will go any distance with them.
! President Wilson flgtires as one of
the Labor 'party's prophets. In the
Ited In the city several
week, r "
A lively basketball game was
played here Saturday night between
the Uubbard high school girls and
the Silverton high school girls, and
the latter won the game by only one
score. The Silverton high school
boys were defeated In a game at
Dallas with the Dallas team. .
Miss Kora E. Drowne visited
friends In Salem Saturday.
IT. M. Schubert was in Portland
during the week-end.
. . N. O. rielgeson visited his daugh
ter in Donald several days last week.
lien Hofstelter and wife visited In
Portland Saturday and Sunday.
J. L. Stalker has purchased the
old Davis farm In the Silvertoa, hills
and will move there soon. The K. of
P and Pythian Sisters lodges gave
Mr. and Mrs. Stalker a reception In
the hall Saturday night.
Rev. George Henriksen, who
moved his family here from Portland
a few days ago, preached his In
troductory sermon In the Synod
Mrs. A. F. Dlackerby gave a fare
well partv at her home here Friday
night In honor of Mrs. Irl B. Lyons,
one of the primary tachers, who
leaves soon with her husband for
Seattle. ; Mr. Lyons will dispose of
his personal property at auction sale
'GUTS GOOD RESULTS QUICKLY.
These few lines front J. E. llaynes,
McAlester, Oka., deserves careful
reading by every one who . values
good health: "I find no medicine
which acta so mildly and quickly
LAY IS DISLIKED
Silver Producers to Ask Gov
ernment to Change Sched
ule of Tax
) o. y i - v, o " i . 7ZTa. i Tablets. Tney empty the sfomacfc
raentionca no less tnarv six times, in j . . .... ,
wits hi. nd bowels, giving all of the digest-
.".v. JTe organs a healthy action. J. C.
scribed as essentially the same point
of view as the British Labor party s.
The fraternal delegate of the French
Socialists gained hearty applause
when he said: " -j -. -
s j "President Wilson haaT declared on
behalf of the common people of the
whole world the terms - which- the
common people want. This statement
has now been agreed to by every al
lied government. Including the Rus
sian BolshevlkL In the face of this
unanimity oi opinion the central
governments are ' silent, but their
peoples are restless iind disturbed,
and before long they, too, may come
into agreement." - j
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DonJt Suffer ! ; Relief Comes
the moment yonrub with old
"St Jacob's Liniment"
Don't stay sore, stiff and lame!
Limber up! Rub soothing, penetrat
ing "St Jarobs-vLiniment" right In
yoar aching musclesoints and pain
ful nerves. It's jthe qdieest, surest
pain relief on earth. It Is absolutely
barmlem and doesn't burn the 1H
J - c. jacons Liniment" conquer
fain. It Instantly takes away any
nche, soreness and stiffness in the
hlad, neck.-shoulders, , back, legs,
arms fingers or any part of the
body nothing like it. You simply
pour a little in your hand and rub
"where it Jhurts," and relief eomc3
instantly, j Don't stay crippled! Get
a-small trial . bottle now from an
drug store it never disappoints
six goia meaai awards.
Two'Pioneers 0 Silverton
Vicinity Die During Week
SlLVERTON.Or Jan. 23 Mrt.
C A. Dnnnagan of Scot ts Mills at
tended the runeral or her father, A.
C. .Reed, last week, just oiie day
subsequent to the funerat of "her
husband's i rather. Roth Mr. Reed
and Mr. Dunnagan were pioneers of
this vicinity. . "
i Mrs. Rachael Rceder. of ydalem yls-
Ilestdenre Phone, 2:12.
Republic Tracks, oodrich Tlres Overland Service. All Acceasories
Mt. Angel Garage
. JIC Angel, Or. ' ,
fttomge and Reputes.
Silverton Man's Chickens
- 4 Taken by Thief in Night
SILVERTON. Or:, Jan 23. W. it.
Williams claims to have lost all his
chickens during the early hours of
Saturday morning. He heard the
noise and went out to see what was
the trouble, but he only reached the
backyard to ree some miscreant hur
rying around the corner of his ham.
There has been considerable steal
ing going on In that part of the city
during the past year, and Williams
thinks he can point out the man who
did the Job without going far from
Plans for Drainage Are
; Approved by J H. Lewis
Plans for the drainage and Irrl
gatlon of the Rig Rend Irrigation
district covering 5104 acres In Mal
heur county, have been, approved by
John If. Lewis, state ensineen These
plans lso include the reclamation
of 9271 acres In the Riverside Irrf
gation district adjoining in Idaho.
This is primarily a drainage project.-
Irrigation t eupplementary.
Water will he furnished from the
row Rock dam above Boise. No
bonds will be Issned. ' The work will
lbe done by contract with the'Unitod
Ssiatej-eciamatlon service. An elec
tion wiirur-eld. within the near M
tnre and construction start soon,
the need for drainage Is very great.
Plans for construction of the Sue
cor Creek Irrigation district were not
round by State Engineer Lewis to bo
sufficiently complete for action at
this time. The directors have .agreed
to Install an automatic gage to mor
accurately check tho water supply
and diar test ' pis to determine the
feasibility of constructing, a more
economical; type: of d.-m than the
masonry sturcture, 140 feet in
height as now contemplated. Thin
project includes 10,000 acres, and is
also an interstate project. The res
ervofr however win be In Oregon.
A further Investlration will be made
by the state engineer when the ma
terial is exposed.
DENVER, Jan. 22. Efforts to
unite the silver producers of the west
behind a defnfte policy In regard to
the government regulation and the
exces4 profits tax took definite form
today at the opening session of the
fifth annual joint convention of the
Colorado Metal Mining association
and the Colorado chapter, of the
Committees were appointed to
confer with silver producer from
other states here to attend the con
ventlon and determine a plan of ac
The silver men are particularly
anxious to have congress amend the
excess profits tax law, which they
counted works's hardship upon the
mining industry. The committee is
expected to outline an amendment
satisfactory tor the Industry ' which
will be presented by the two organi
zations backed by silver men of the
west, for consideration of congress.
Tonight a public meeting was
held at which Senator Key Pittmaa
of Nevada spoke on the Walsh-Pitt-man
coal and oil land leasing bill
and Senator John D. Kendrick of
Wyoming discussed the silver ques
Tomorrow j morning , Governor
Boyle of Nevada, silver expert will
Speak on the silver situation, pav
ing the way for committee reports
on the subject..
Impressing of Service
Men to be Discontinued
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 22. Im
pressing of service men at army
cantonments JCor work in connection
with the erection of buildings, will
be. discontinued, according to word
received from Washington today at
the annual convention of the Brick
layers, Masons and Plasterers In
ternational Union. Complait has
fleer! made that men of selective
draft ages were being used in bricX
a Urn" masonry work to the detriment
of the members of the crafts out
side ht the draft age, who had fam
ilies dependent upon them.
A report i of a conference which
th delegation had with Secretary of
Treasury MeAdoo la. rYiiay was
also submitted to the convention1.
The report said Mr. McAdoo had
promised to take steps to see the I
bank's and other financial institu
tion's did not withhold loans for le
gitimate' investment for building ex
tension and. speculative building.
Sayr Acid Stomach
i Causes Indigestion
Kxce of liydw4lorie Acid
Hour tlte Food and Form
Captain Set Free From
Charge of Firing Ship
i SAN' FRANCISCO Jan. 22. Cap
tain Charles' Granzow, former mas
ter of the
on French frlsate shoals.
480 mil; from Honolulu, last Octo
ber, was exonerated by a United
States grand Jury here today from a
charge of having deliberately set fire
to the vessef after it had grounded.
Assistant United' States Attorney
Caspar- Ombaum. after Captain
Oranxow had heen cleared of the
charge, was nioted' as having said
the sailors who brought the charge
bad been over-jealous In their a-
tiiotism. Captain Granzow li i nit.
nrallzcd American of German birth.
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Undigested food delayed. In the
stomach decays, or rather, ferments
the pame as food left in the open air,
says a noted authority. He also tells
us that Indigestion ia .caused by
Hyper-acidity, meaning, there Is an
excess of hydrochloric acid in the
stomach which prevents digestion
and starts; food fermentation. Thus
everything eaten sours In the stom
ach much like garbage sours In a
cart; forming acrid fluids and gases
which inflate the-stomacb like a toy
balloon. Then we " feel a heavy,
lnmpy.mlsdry In the-chest, we belch
up gas, we eructate sonr food or
Jhave heartburn, flatulence, water-
Drawn or nausea.
He tells us to lay aside all digest
ive acids and Instead, get from any
pharmacy four ounces of Jad Salts
and take a tablespoonful In a glass
or water before breakfast anJ drink
wAlle it is effervescing, and further-
fmore, to continue this for-a week.
wnue relict follows tne urst nose, u
Is Important' to neutralize the acid
ity, remove the gas-making mass,
start the liver, stimulate the kid-?
neys and thus .promote a free flow of
pure digestive juices.
Jad Salts is inexpensive and Is
made from the, acid of .grapes and
lemon juice, combined with lithla
and sodium phosphate. This harm
less salts Is used by thousands of
people for stomach trouble with cx
Fish Dealer Says Journal Ed
itor Ignorant or Tries to
"In reply to an editorial In the
Capital Journal of January 16, I
want to say that the editor of the
Journal Is very Ignorant in rcgam
to the fishing Industry now exist
ing at Newport, or he Is attempting
6 mislead the public In regard to
cdndltlons both here and over there
"He makes the statement that hal
Ibut Is now Helling o:er there f?r 11
cents a pound, that It Is wholesaling
here for 23 -cents and retailing for
28 to 30 cents. This atateinent Is
wholly untrue. No halibut at all is
being caught at Newport now, nor
has there been since about October
1. There is only one'fishlng boat in
the bay now. the Sea Foam, whlcli
has been tied up at Elk City since
about the first of October. KIk City
Is the head of navigation on tho bay.
"I would like to have the editor of
The Journal come out Into the open
and explain whether he intended to
misinform the public or whether ne
Is .Ignorant In regard to conditions,
and If the latter, why he did not
call on some one who does know and
get the correct information, instead
of trying to make the people believe
they are being robbed 1 by the fish
dealers of Salem. .
To substantiate for theeneflt of
the DeoDle of Salem my statement
that the Capital Journal is clear off
in Its editorial, either Intentionally
or Ignorantly, I quote from the Ore
gon Dally Journal of January Z?i
'Record prlcerare ruling for hal
ibut in the Pacific northwest. A ves
sel reaching PMfcet Sound Monday
sold at 30c a pound, the highest
price for this liah ever, known in the
wholesale trade. ' v
" 'it is stated that practically the
entire shipment will be sold to the
east because of the great scarcity
of fish there, as well as the extra
ordinary demand. -
"About 125 boxes of smelt came
io ine local iim r utri iur uiuiuiua
! trade. All of this stock came from
glllnetters, there being no arrivals
whatever reported In from the Cow
lits. Sales were reported generally
at 7 & Se a. pound. --
. "'No. Improvement of note is
shown ia arrivals of salmon from
the Columbia. FishermiH realize
t,h, scarcity of offerings and Bre de"
mandlng extreme values; In fact,
some of them are actually asking
more than the trade here has been
"'Small shipments of crabs are
shown in the trade, but not enough
stock is coming to fill current trade
requirements.'" ' W. 8. FITTS
Workers Warned to Get Jobs;
Before Making Trip to
WASHINGTON, Jan. 23. -StorleB
of labor unrest, agitation by radicals
and shortage of .workera in the
northwest were declared tday ty
the United States employment serv- j
Ice to be greatly exaggerated and ;
misleading.. Wbrklng men In other
sections of the country were warned
particularly against going to Oregon
without first ascertaining what jobs
are In rliht.
, Sources of the misleading reports
were not. mentioned by the . service.
Statements recently have been made
by department of justice officials,,
however, that persons in , sympathy
with the enemy were turning their
attention to the spreading of discon
tent and false rumors.
Only five classes of skilled work
ers are needed now in the' Oregon
shipbuilding district, the -service an
nounced. These are shipwrights.
ship-fitters, caifkers, boiler makers
and machinists, and only men fn the
first three trades can proceed. with
reasonable assurance - of ..employ-
ment. Loggers will be needed in
early spring. All should apply first
to the Portland office of tW United
States employment service.
"Seventeen wood and five ste?l
shipbuilding concerns are operating
now in Oregon and. employing- 15.-
0 men." the statement said.
"These have a present capacity for
ninety ships,. Other yards are in
contemplation and probably will be
built in the. near future. This will
mean employment fo"r many more
men.! Just now the yards in exist
ence "will need 3000 more men in the
next two months, but only of the
five classes enumerated." ,
FOR FRIDAY AM0 SATURDAY ONLY
M&de of Extra Quality Flannelette in Fancy Patterns
See Window Display
Our Prices Always the Lowest
Commercial and Court Streets, formerly Chicago Store
building company, told the commit
tee that changes in plans. Indeci
sion of government Inspectors and
the lumber shortage were seriously
delaying wooden .ship, construction
at his yard and In other Pacific coast
plants. ' -y"..:
A letter was put in evidence show
ing, that the shipping board some
time ago took over the; contracts of
the Sloan Shipbuilding corporation,
which had been let the sub-contracts
on which the Anacortes yard is work
ing,, and that the boalrd'r representa
tive- baa informed Sloan that the
Anacortes company has been merged
with the Sloan company, and that
such services no longer- are needed.
Sloan said he had acquiesced in the
ruling temporarily rather- than stop
work on the Teasels. ?
Cnvalecnee after pneumonia.
typhoid fever and the grip, is some
times merely apparent, not real. To
make it real and rapid, there is no
other tonic so highly to be recom
mended as Hood's Sarsaparlll. Thou-
Flying Machine Fells on
Tent None U Injared
SAN DIEGO, Cat., Jan. 23. Fir
ing Cadet Harry S. Aldrlch of the
Rockwell field signal corps aviation
school miraculously escaped fatal
Injuries when he fell in a semi-nose
dive: shortly after noon today in. at
tempting to effect a landing on the
parade gronnd at Camp Kearny
Ills j machine fell squarely upon a
tent occupied by Major W. O. Dever-
eaux, well known pololst. now" an
officer of the, lit th field artillery.
Major Devereaax was not-la'hls tent.
having gone to Coronado for a prac
tice polo tourney, ."17.
Cadet Aldrlch was I unconscious
when taken from his machine, which
was badly .smashed, - but he soon re
gained consciousness . and It . was : re
ported that he was not seriously in
jured. - r ' . :. . ..
Every man who works hard Is not
working efficiently. . They "have too
nt'ueh lost motion. .
One Confesses Eight RcLL r
ies in Addition to Murder,
, Says Officer .
LOS AXCELES Jan. 12. To -suspects
are under arrest and a fi .
sought tonight in connection vsl
the slaying of one man and woe r '
ing of -another last nizht in a sen
of J eight . holdups by automol ;
bandits. - -
Police officers say one ef the ar
rested . men has confessed to t:
eight robberies and the murder ar i
named the three others under ar
rest and ihe fifth sought as his cc -panlona.
The prisoners are V.'i:::
Denman, H. C. Hadley, II. Duna sr..
Herbert Spears, all between flo
ages of 22 and 30. '
The first named three were tai
into cbstody shortly after police t
fleers discovered the automot: .
blood-stained and bullet-tnirl
which the alleged holdup mea I '
abandoned. . - "
Among cartons Individuals '
stopped to inspect the car which
officer was guarding wore the t'
young,, men. Their attitude arou i
the suspicion of "the officer who t
"My husband has be?n troul."
with his stomach for many yt
STUMEZE has given htm so t;
relief he has not been. troubled ?
his stomach since taking same."
Mrs. Norah sleek, Woodbury, 3
the modern stomach medicine, wo:
almost like magic. For- sale a
guaranteed by all druggTsts.
ffi A Pe p
for Fresh Eggs..
- Hens 20c and 21c
FARMERS' STOflE OF QUillT'
- . A. W. SCHRUNK
270 N. Commercial St I :
William D e n m a n Gives
"Hopeful Estimate" of Al
lied Shipping Losses
WASHINGTON.. Jan. , 23. Wil
liam Ienman, former chairman of
the shipping board, gave S. 009,000
tons aa a "hopeful- estimate' of al
lied shipping losses this year In tes
tifying today before the senate com
merce committee. He aaid an esti
mate of 7.000.000 tons production
during the year was a "scientific i
Mr. Den man said that, nothing I
could be learned from British offi
cial reports of shipping sunk. b
cause they included only Hritlsh ves
sels, anoT only a part of the loss to
shipping as due to submarines or
mines. . f , '
J. A. Sloan, president and majori
ty stockholder of the Anacortes Ship-
SAVINGS ACCOUNTS arc more urgently necessary
in homes tolartha II lit nv 1lMM In Amnnontf lii.-4rixr
ot only Jo they promote economy by the people, hut 1
t-. v...v,v viu tvi-i-'uv vwuipiry io iuooaize us nione
wry wi-aiin. -
The Interest paid by
K&tional Bank on
anccs provides a
tho United States
Savings Account bal-
substantial profit for the