The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, February 12, 1918, Page 4, Image 4

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    The O regon Statesman
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1 216 . Commercial St., Salem, Oregon.
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of all news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise credited in this paper
and also the local news published herein, . i
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Advertising Manager
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Entered at the Postoffice in Salem, Oregon, as second class matter.
33 ier cent. The diminution In the
United States baa been about 27 pe
cent, 'in Great Uritain about 41 per
rent and In Oermany about 75 per
At the outset of the Civil war con
federate currency was worth In gold
SO and 83 cents on the dollar. It?
value after the Battle or the Wilder
ness was stated by an ex-confederate
tte officer who,: shortly after hl3
return from the war, was invited to
join in a party to play at faro. "No,"
said he. "I. shall never gamble again.
When the surrender of Lee was ex
pected I took $20,000 in confederate
currency I naa saveci rrom iour
years' service, went to a faro bank
and bet it all on the Jack; afterwards
I swore never to gamble again."
"You lost it" said a friend. "Oh.
no. was the reply.? 't won the bet
Then I took the $40,000, bought a
pair of boots with the money and gambling forever."
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S - . - III
I By nMtMt Elisabeth Xlebela
President Wilson went before Congress again yesterday ami de
livered a peace message to the world,
i The full text is printed elsewhere. j
He commends the snirit of Count Czernin . of Austria in ' his
answer to his (President Wilson's) peace message of January 8th
But he condemns the spirit of Von Hertling'g reply, in which Paris and Petrograd? What
the German Chancellor sets forth the idea of a peace made separately me declaration mat bngiand wouia
ihetwepn thfe Central Powers and their neighbors., arid afterwards a t brougnt to her knees In ninety
general peace touching the freedom of the seas the uisannament,ot I oays oy tne u-Doai Diocsaae;
Von Hindenburg is reported to
have recently told the members of
an editorial association in Berlin
that he would be in Paris by April.
Maybe he said it and maybe he didn't
It really makes f little difference.
The world has ceased to pay any very
serious attention ot the . prophecies
of German militarists. What about
(hose predicted Christmas dinners
the great nations, and the guaranteeing of the peace of the world
' The whole, message should be read carefully, but the two last
paragraphs sum up the conclusions. They are as follows :
"The method the German Chancellor proposes is" the method of
the congress of Vienna. We cannot and will not return to that.
- What is at stake now is the peace of the world. What we are
, striving for is a new international order based upon broad and
; universal principles of right and justice no mere peace of shreds
and patches. Is it possible that Count von Ilertling does not see
that, does not grasp it, is in fact living in his thought in a world
dead and goiiSt Has he utterly forgotten the reichstag resolutions
of the 19th of July, or does he deliberately ignore theml They
spoke of the conditions of a general peace, not of national ag
grandizement or of arrangements between state and state.
"The peace of the world depends upon Just settlement of each
of the several problems to which I adverted in my recent address
to the Congresss. I, of course, do, not mean that the peace of the
world .depends upon the acceptance of any particular set of sug
gestions as to the way in which those problems are to be dealt with.
1 mean only that those problems each and all affect the whole world;
that unless they are dealt" with in a spirit of unselfish and unbiased
justice, with a view to the wishes, the natural connections, the racial
wwwvu, c -ui ij f anu me protc ui iiiiiiii ui me peoples id
vutvcu, u pcrinaueui peace wui nave ieen aiiainea.
about the prophecy that America
would never declare war against Ger
many and that she wouldn't amount
to anything if she did? :
a . i
Lincoln's Birthday. -;
Legal holiday In Oregon.
Wind and rain yesterday.
It is , sp to Germany again.
In fact, it has
many all along.
been up to Ger-
" Don't you recall how the folk
kicked a few, years ago when It cost
a billion dollars a year to run this
countby? Now look at us.
up of the methods. Which Is wel
come news to all the people or the
United States, ' who are grown up
and want to be Informed and con
L suited. It Is their war. and they
want to know alt about It an that
Is not Important to be held for mili
tary and strategic reasons. They are
nerved to stand all the jolts that
may come.. ? ; " - ,
It Is being made more and more
plain to the German people that they
are fighting- as much against them
selves as against the rest of the
world.. : "r
A local torulst figures oat that If
we are able to control onr minds we
ought to be able to live 150 years.
Don't know that we would care to
linger so long, Lucy, If tb Demo
crats are to remain
Angela Times.
In power. Los
Have you studied the possibili
ties of the ane-dish dinner as sug
gested by the United States Food ad
ministration? Anything that prom
ifts relief from washing dishes ought
to commend Itself to the housewife.
Dot why not paper plates?
What has become of the old-fashioned
woman who used to know how
to make potato cakes? Her memory
is certainly cherished, for she seems
fo have gone the way of all the flesh.
Los Angeles Times, f She may be
extinct down around effete Los An
geles. But she Is extant In" every
other part of the country. :
During the rebellion battles were
fought and won with Infantry char
ing in line forward and cavalry rush
ing pell-mell to hand-to-hand en
counters. , i Now a the 42-centimeter
gun, capable of shooting twentfc
miles or more, trenches In which ar
mies live, and a fleet of submarines
and battle-ships do the bloody work I
The methods are different, but the
harvest of death Is the same. Ex-
change. There are many evidences'
that the forces of the United States,
when or if they get into full action.
will make still further changes In
methods of warfare. But the har
vest of death will still be the same.
At tne present, rate of consump
tion the whisky drinkers of the coun
try are drinking themselves out, of
Supply. It has been said that all of
the whisky in the United tates will
be " gone in eighteen months, ' the
summer of 1919. This is the "con
servative estimate of government of
ficials who have been watching the
rate of flow from the warehouses
since the president's proclamation
stopping distilling on September 8.
There are only about 157,000,000
gallons left in these warehouses.
Is It not high time for the censor
to mend his ways? When responsi
ble American newspaper correspond
ents unite In condemning the kind
of Information which Is allowed to
reach this counthy from France It Is
plain that the public Is being- de
ceived. This Is a citizens' war. and
if the citizens are not kept posted
on what the army Is doing; the stag
nation will get worse and worse un
til the war Is either indefinitely pro
longed or lost" The trouble is that
Information withheld from America
is well known In Germany.- Loj An
geles Times. There are Indications
of a decided reform In and loosening
A young American in Spokane Is
not to be baffled In his efforts to
serve his country by service regu
lations, r
Three times he has offered to en
list, and three times has he been re
jected on account of the condition
of his heart. -
Now he proposes to aid the cause
by adopting a French baby. Not the
nsual adoption which consists of pay
ing certain sums of money each year.
He plans to care for and educate the
child and give his name to it.
Spring weather on the western
The silence along the battle lines is
described as uncanny.
There is something hatching, and
on both sides. j
Russia Is out of it.
She has gone
But Uncle Sam is In It to the end.
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There will be no permanent peace
in pieces and patches.
President Wilson makes this still
more plain In his new peace speech
Germany can have peace when she
Is ready to give permanent peace to
the whole world, founded on Justice
and right and mutual understanding.
Salem was' hit hard by the Tas
eanla murder, f The only two solaier
boys from Salem who were on the Ill-
fated ship are among the missing.
Thomas A. Edison was 71 rested
aay. Ana still going strong,
m m m
The U-boat menace Is In the way
of being overcome. And it Is the
invention of an American. of courre.
Germany is at the end of tier rope.
sn nas notntna- on tne- world any
longer, in any field. The handwKt
ing Is on the wall.
How wonld yon like to live in
Switzerland at this time, where you
can get nam and eggs, but not to
gether? But what Is the reason for
the sequestration of 1 these nonular
rood ST
Almost time for Spain to file an
other protest against the Kaiser.
But that is such old stuff now.
S b
Let everybody brace ud and look
pleasant, but If we belonged to the
House of Hohenzollern or Hapsburg
we might be pardoned for looking
Correspondents at .Washington
make the startling announcement
that President Wllson'si hair Is
vrowlng thin. Wuxtry! Wuxtry!
The Kentucky leclslature has
passed a state-wide prohibition meas
ure. And this is the state where
Marse Henry Watterson gets his
mail. ,
A revolution is sWeeolnr over Fin
land. It must sweep on or back, for
there Is not room enough- in Finland
for it to turn around In.
OMPANY M will surely have its
gift box, for the women of Sa
lem started right in yesterday
in having their S. O. S. parties in
order to raise funds to purchase
needed articles for the box. The
parties wijl continue to be given
during the week. They are purely
voluntary and anyone who cares to
send a box to the soldiers In France
through Company M may raise fundi
in this way. The committee in
charge does not designate who
should give the parties, but all who
do, are asked to bring their party
offering to Mrs. Clifford Brown. Mrs.
Cbauncey Bishop, Mrs. Reuben Bois
or Mrs. Frank Durbin who are all
wjell known Salem matrons.
Mrs. - E. N. Gillingham aided in
launching the S. O. 8. parties yester
day arternoon at her home, 1175
Leslie street. The affair was infor
mal and only a few guests were ask
ed but the entertaining was doubly
enjoyed when the hostess allowed
ber guests to participate with her in
making It a benefit for the soldier
Mr. ajid Mrs. Chauncey . Bishop
were hosts at an opening S. O. S.
benefit party last night at the Bishop
home on North Liberty street. Cards,
chess, knitting and even "putting"
a merry parlor golf-game, filled jthe
hours and kept the guests busy every
minute. Although the entertaining
was Informal about thirty guests
heartily helped in this way to fill
the coffers and Incidentally the gift
box of the soldiers.
Covers were placed for ten at a
charming 8. O. S. dinner party which
was given last night by" Mr. and Mrs.
Reuben P. Boise at their Court street
home. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Eldridse.
who will leave Thursday for a
month's sojourn in Colifornla, were
the inspiration of. the affair. Gay
spring flowers and greenery decked
the table. Later the rnesta nlavod
five hundred. Those extending
courtesies to the soldiers In this way
besides the hosts and their honor
guests were Mr. and Mrs. William
Brown, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Dancy,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Weller and
Mrs. M. E. Breyman.
The Merry Go Round club has
caught the call of the S. O. S. par
ties and their regular club function
has beent converted Into a beneUt
party, cfrer which Dr. and Mrs.
Charles Robertson will preside as
hosts this evening, at their residence.
Small tables will be arranged for the
club members who will assemble for
five hundred. Each guest will sub
mit to a per capita tax of twenty
five cents for tha Drlvileae of n lov
ing or evea belnj; "among; those pres
ent." For the occasion, the prize
money will also find Its wayfto Com
pany M's box. : ,
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Nearly ninety members of the Wil
lamette university were entertained
last nignt at the residence of Dr. and
Mrs. B. L. Steeves, when the fresh
man class of Willamette university
gave a party. Miss Muriel Steeves be
ing a member of, the class. A group
of students who are leaving the uni
versity this mid-year term, were the
inspiration or the arrair. They were
Mtes Mildred Lawson of Spokane
ana Messrs. jay coulter and Loren
Basler. Miss Lawson Is returning to
her home in Washington
illness In her home circle and the
ooys expect to leave toon tn Mti
tne navy at Bremerton. Games were
enjoyed during the evening and a
merry social time was held. Dainty
refreshments were served br a horv
v iue coiiege gins.
Mrs. Fred O. Buchtel of the Court
street apartments Is entertalninr a
her guest, Mrs. AL. TIbbetU of
ortiand. Mrs. TIbbetts
Thursday for a week's stay,
Mr. and Mrs. P. Evan son r Ttnw
Island, Alberta. Canada, are srueta
at the A- B. Page home. The Even
sons are touring the west. Mrs.
bvenson is a former elassmatA nt
Miss Clara Page.
Mrs. Clifford Brown, accomnanied
by her two small sons, returned from
r on land late vesterdav tfiomnnn
following a week-end visit there.
ir. ana v Mrs. H. E. Russell are
tecelving congratulations npon the
arrivale of a nlne-nound babv hor.
Feb; eighth. Mrs. Russel vfs for
merly MJss Elisabeth DoerMer of
this city.
Mrs. E. E. Campbell of Seattle ar-
Extraordinary; Ya
lues at
the Ei
Glbsieg Out
$1.50 YARD NOW
1 Yard
One Table
lc Yd.
IT IS A $40.00
Wool Dresses
$21.00 Value $10.50
j $20.00 Value $ 8.00
$ 7.50 Value $ 50
Others at Reduced
98 c
Wool Dress
$15.00 Values $3.50
$ 7.50 Values $5.50
35 Overcoats
$2.95, ;
rived In Salem Sunday evening for a
visit with her mother, Mrs. Anna
Walker on D street,
fri' J
Parched cornmeal Is the feature of
these excellent wbeaUess biscuits,
first, the cornmeal one-half a cup
is put In a shallow pan placedUJn the
oven and stirred frequently until It
Is a delicate brown. The other ingre
dients are a teaspoon of salt, a cup
of peanut butter and one and a half
cups of water. Mix the peanut but
ter, water and salt and heat. While,
this mixture Is hot stir Id the meal'
which should also be hot. Best thor
oughly. The dough should be of such
consistency that it can be - dropped
from a spoon. Bake In small cakes
In an nngTeased pan. This makes 18
biscuits, each of which contains one
sixth of an ounce of protein.
(The Statesman Is pleased to print
communications upon topic or general
interest ait any time. There la aeareelr
My limit to the topic of 'Bnrfai In
terest, it m MKd only tha corre
spondents refrain from personalities
and use car that nothing- be written
I of a libelous nature. Letters must have
! writer's nmo and address, though not
necessarily lor puoneatlon. tX.f :. '
One of the war economies of Ger-
iHuiy is ia suDsuiuuon or paper
breeches for those of cloth, and
wooden soles for leather.- In boots
A V. . - j
nu muovm. m many cases the uppers
of shoes are made out of old ship's
ils. tent awnings and impregnated
curia p.
The Times humbly hopes that slm-
Uar war .economies will not be nec
essary In Los Angeles. Imagine the
stern anguish of a man who
Careless Use of Soap
Here's an old fashioned recipe for
corn muffins that has recently been
revived and used with unusual success
In several of the larger New York ho
tels : To make three and a half dozen
muffins take one quart milk, six ounces
butter substitute, twelve ounces of
light syrup or honey, four eggs, pinch
of salt, two ounces baking powder.
one and a balf pounds cornmeal and
one and a half pounds rye flour. The
butter and syrup should be thoroughly.
mixed; then add the eggs gradually.
Pour In the milk and add the rye flour
mixed with cornmeal and baking pow
IValxKly Is Defended.
Editor Statesman:
, I noticed in a recent Issue of your
paper a so-called criticism by Vfalr
Play" of the lecture delivered at'tbe
Christian church by Mr. Peabody of
Koston on the subject of Christian
Science. I attended the lecture, and
considered It a remarkable discourse,
remarkable in many ways. : Mr. Pea
body kept the unflagging attention
of the vast audience for nearly three
hours. lie backed up all his state
ments by documentary proof that
was Incontrovertible. From H he way
"Fair Play" flatters I imagine he
was badly hurt by some of the un
palatable truths which he heard. If
a vote could have been taken of the
large assembly at the close of the
lecture there is no doubt that nine
teen-twentieth of the audience would
have decided that Mr. Peabody had
clearly and unmistakably proven bis
case, if Fair Flay" thinks any of
the statements made were untrue, let
him specify wherein the speaker was
mistaken. .
Mr. Peabody made several damag
ing cnarges and boldly challenjsed
anyone to successfully dispute them.
He said he was subject to prosecu
tion criminally for libel if anything
he said was false. Now here Is an
opportunity for "Fair Play" If be
considers himself aggrieved. I am
not a church member. I attended
the lecture to be enlightened and 1
was. I went away satisfied Mr. Pea
body Is performing the public a serv
ice by his lectures.
io correct an error br "Fair Plav."
it was announced In advance that a
silver offering would be asked at-the
close of the speaking and hence, his
criticism about the collection was Ill
timed. . . ..
. Independent.
Salem, Feb. 10. 1918.
indIgestion, gas or
sour, acid stomach.
The Moment "Papers ftiapepln"
Iteaclie the stomach All t '
liNtrei tioes.
"Really does" put upset stomachs
in order "really does" overcome in
digestion, dyspepsia, gas, heartburn
and. sourness due to acid fermenta-,
Hons in five minutes that Just
that makes Pape's JDiapepsIn th
largest selling etomach antacid an4
regulator in the! world. If what you
eat ferments and turns sour, you
belch gas and (eructate undigested
food or water? head Is dizzy and
aches; breath foul; tongue coated;
jour Inside willed with Indigestible
waste remember the moment "Pape's
Diapepsin" conies in contact with ths
stomach all such distress vanlfthta.
Its' truly astonishing almost mar
velous, and the Joy is Its harmless
ness. '-.,
A large fiftycent case of Pane's -
Diapepsin Is worth its weight in gold '
to inenand women who can't get,
their stomachs regujated. It beloags
in your home should always b
kept bandy In case of a sick, sour
upset, stomach during the day or at
night. It's the quickest, surest ant
acid for the stomach In the world.
Wealthy American Widow
r iWedt Prince of Greece
LONDON, Feb. 11. -Mrs. William
D. Leeds, a wealthy American widow,
and Prince Christopher of Greece,
according to the Dally Sketch, ba?
been quietly married in Switzerland,
where Mrs. Leeds has been stopping:
for a time with a son who Is in del
icate health.
Mrs. Leeds Is the widow of Win
lam II. Leeds, one of the leaders ii
the tlnplate Industry of Auierl-
rrom whom ane Inherited about $11.
000,000. She Is a daughter of tUs
late William C. Stuart of Cleveland.
Ohio. i .
Prince Christopher Is the young
est brother of Constantine. the de
posed king of Greece. He is abo t
30 years old.
February 1 tn II K'lnth
rortland Automobile show.
February It to 17. Father an1 Rnn
week In Ore-on.
Feburary 12. Tuesday Lincoln dir.
' February 11, Wednesday. Illustrated
lecture. "Russia as It ia Todi" h
Kev. F. T. Porter. At Salam ftihll II.
brary. v
rebruary 14. Thursday. St. Valen
tines day.
March. IS, Friday. MMltar- tnurna
nient by Comoanv A. klrH uhiMi
rincii, mi armory.
. February 16, Friday. Third LJbrt
Spoils the Hair
breeches were made from old boples me;1gBKlem1FVuIton,rnntt,
of a certain steamed contemporary.
Los Angeles Times.
Soap should be used very carefully.
If you want to keep your hair looking
Its best. Most soaps and prepared
shampoos, contain too much alkali.
This dries the scalp, makes the hair
brittle, and ruins it.
The best thing for steady use Is
Just ordinary m nisi fled cocoanut oH
(which Is pure and greaseless), and
Is better than; the most expensive
un union. i ...
U. 8aturday.-Celbratlon oap or anytning else yon can use
une or two teasooonruis wtn
Prior to the war la Germany the
reicnsDank ratio of gold to liabili
ties wts 47.8 per cent; now It Is 12.3
In the United States the federal re
serve bank's -ratio' before the war
was $8.7 per cent; today It fr 63.2
The bank of England's ratio was 0
per cent before the war: now It Js
n' ofMt lrsary of founding of
W . M .
rvwruHrv a n r 11 rn . v ma . . 1 .
amtnatlon to be eoumdueted at Eaton
t,l,.?pef.n4,dt'.,0,, appointment to
Cnlted States naval academy.
"!"fr ii xo is. irarm crop and
February 17. 8inuiri.i m...
irme?r U"'' and Wasbinaton days.
February " 19. ; Tneadav llrt.
rnorus r,i rirst i ongTegstlonal church
n wninr concert.
rbruir 11 VrtAm Yir-i .
birthday. ' "7 "
labor surrey. - r
February 22 to ?4 Western nrM
convention of Christian Endeavor so
ciety, Eugene. .
May 17. rrldi. rviia. .
Ing election. w
cleanse the hair and scalp thoroueb
ly. Simply moisten the hair with
water and rub it in. It makes sn
abundance of rich, creamy lather.
which rinses out easily, removinr
every particle of dnst. dirt, dandruff
ana excessive - oil. The hair driea
quickly and evenly, and It leaves
the scalp toft, and the hair fins and
silky, bright, lustrous, fluffy and
easy to manage.
You can get mnlsified cocoanut
oil at any pharmacy, it's very cheap,
and a few ounces will supply every
member of the family fog months.
Yesterday May Have Been
Last Heatless Monday
WASHINGTON', Feb. ll.Indica-
tlons tonight were that today was
the last of the heatless Mondays.
Fuel Administrator Garfield expects
to suspend the closing order otmor
row nicht in view of better weather
nd Improved railroad traffic condiy
Reports during the day to the. di
rector general of railroads show that
traffic conditions are Improving rap
idly despite floods In many parts of
the country. Coal mines are receiv
ing, empty cars In larger numbers
than for weeks past and loaded cars
sre moving to their destinations.
The fuel administration Is planning
to prevent a recurrence of the recent
situation In which domestic consum
ers throughout the east found them
selves unable to obtain fuel supplies.
The administration desires to 'create
reserve supplies of coal in all the
consuming centers, to be used to
meet any emergency that may arise
through break down in transporta
tlon or from other causes.
ljSg& ykcuumPacked
-rrfi.Y ' M'J'B m vacuum paclteJ ia air- j
TV? II tight tins hy a special process of 11
- J v .our own to retain its
V It rcachcf you Y .