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THE OTtEfiOX RTATF-SMAV: VEIXESIAVf APniTi 81. 1P1
in the Umiitedl Stages
4 CUPS OF WHEAT FLOUR TO THE POUND
If each family used 4 cups of flour less per week, the saving
- would be 22 million pounds or 112,244 barrels every week:
' The greatest help housekeepers can give to win the war is to
make this saving and it can be done by using this recipe in
of white flour bread. '
Corn Meal Biscuits
fx cup scalded milk
1 cue corn meal
2 tablespoons shortening
1 cap white fleer
4 teaspooae Royal Beldag Powder
Save li cap of the measured flocr for board. Poor mOk ore? corn meet, add shortening end exit When
cold, add sifted flour and baking powder. Roll out lightly on floured board. Cut with biscuit cutter and
take in greased pan fifteen xo twenty minutes.
Oar new Red, Whit and Dine booklet. "Best War Time Recipes,' containing many other
recipes for making delicious and wholesome wheat saving foods, mailed free address
ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO, Dept. H, 13S William Street, New York
FOOD WILL WIN THE WAR
TO BE EQUIPPED
" . -
Butte Athletic Hall at Camp
Lewis Will Contain Com
CAMP LEWIS. TACOMA. Wash..
April 23, -The Ilijtte building, the
tew Camp Lewis athletic building
Riven to the ramp by A-'J. Davis of
fcutte, Mont,, Is to be fully equipped
for the athletic needs of the Camp
Lewis soldiers. It was announced to
day. This will be done Immediately
nnd wthln a short time there trill be
all the necessary apparatus for ex
tenslTe physical training indoors.
Mr. Davis, during his Tisit to camp
yesterday, authorized the purchase
of whatever athletic equipment is
needed for the building. A list of
the equipment needed will be sub
mitted by the athletic office to Ser
geant Harold E. Crary. of the head
quarters troop of the 181st brigade,
who will make the necessary pur
chases, acting as agent for Mr. Davis.
Sergeant Crary la a former Butto
The new equipment for the build
ing will consist largely of boxing
gloves, wrestling, mats, medlclce
balls and punrhlng bags. Alreadv
there is In the building several
horses, weights ami parallel s bars
donated to Camp Lewis. A tennlJ
court has been constructed In the
center of the floor so Indoor tennis
can be played.
The building Is to be painted, the
floors olled and everything done to
j reser ve the building so that it ran
be used for athletics as long as Camp
Lewis is used aa a military training
Another sift for the Ilutte was an
nounred today as the result of Mr.
Davis visit. A large American riag.
24 feet long, is to be purchased for
one end of the building. Mr. Davij
authorized Its purchase in the name
of the Butte Rotary club. This will
be In place when the building is
ready for dedication, which will be
as soon as the shower baths are in
stalld. The .building already has
I roved popular among the soldiers
and large numbers are using tho
building every day.
Mounted soldiers today were pro
hibited in a general order from driv
ing their horses faster than a trot at
Camp Lewis except under specific
orders from an off!cer7nd while on
raved streets the horses must sever
be driven faster than a Walk.
Lfentenant George Lacombe, chap
lain of the 347th field artillery. Vho
Is in San Francisco on a leave of ab
sen ce In connection with a c;nfer
en re having to do with religious
work In the cantonment, has been
'ranted a extension of his leave of
cbsence of ten days.
Little Rachel Van Valey, lo-year-old
Dst of the 91st division, who has
been In demand at entertainments
for the soldiers here. Is to makeMhe'
journey from Camp Lewis to New
York City early next month alone.
Her father, W. R. Van Valen, and her
mother are too busy with Re Cross
work to accompany her and she will
go alone to visit an uncle as soon as
she haa , appeared In several enter
tainments at eomp where she has ar
ranged to dance and sing for tho sol
diers. The Taclfic International league
baseball will be a weekly feature of
camp athletic life, it was announced
today. Games will be played Satur
days, Sundays and Wednesdays with
league teams and other teams of the
northwest and a small admission
charge will be made to pay necessary
expenses and keep up the equipment
for the Camp Lewis team. The team
will be "called the Camp Lewis teai
rather than the 91st division team,
because several o fthe players are
members of organizations not a part
of the 91.t division but who are sta
tioned at camp. Twilight games will
be played later in the season, the
games starting at 6 o'clock. The
daylight saving law makes this easily
IF YOUR EARS BINO
If ymi have Catarrhal Deafneaa or
head nolaca go to-your drug-fiat and
iret a ounce of Tarmint (double
atrengrth). and add to It 4 pint of hot
water and a little granulated eurar.
Take 1 tahleapoonful four tlmca a days
Thla win often brine: quick relief
from the dialrarfune; heed noiae. t'lng.
icrd noatrll eh uld open, breathing; be
come eaay end the nvicua atop drop
ping; Into the throat. It la eaay to pre
prixn, rout little and la plcaaant to take.
Any one who haa Catarrhal Deafneaa
or nai ihouil jrlve thle pro-
aaaaaa aa r....i.. wi-in i rt ihubj it rip 1 1 1 ty
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IN FIRING ZONE
Salem Man Holds Important
Position in France Tells
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i One of the ; most Venturesome
spirits among the Americans in
France today is George E. Halvorsen
of Salem, who is head of the supply
aid maintenance division of motor
transportation for the whole of
France. Halvorsen enlisted for Y.
M. C. A. work and his ability as a
motor expett landed the important
position almost as soon as he arrived
overseas. He has been under shell
fire and gas attack and writes as
if he enjoyed It all. Halvorsen has
wide authority aad has had the ex
perience of assigning several men of
wealth and distinction to ordinary
In a letter to O. n. Glnrrlcb. Hal
vorsen expresses hi admiration for
the American soldier, who, he thinks,
will giro a great account of himself
as soon aa he Is riven an oppor
tunity. He writes aa follows:'
"Am ashamed , to think that I
haven't written yon before but
know that yon will forgive me. Ton
have likely heard from Watson and
Elvln and they, I sm sure, have told
you of my work h;re so you will
know that I am a pretty busy per
son, to say the least. We got along
fine In New York city . and were
surely treated fine. Helped in the
office, there all we could so got quite
an rnsignt or tne working or tne war
council. Were assigned to good
places here by them, better than we
had expected, then, after a rather
roiuh and strenuous Journey across
the tond landed In England and
were received very kindly there and
had a chance to visit a good many
places of note, all very Interesting to
"Wo'ildn't want to trade any good
Oregon property for any we saw
in England, though, at that. They
are too mapjr ver behind the times
to suit me. After staying In Eng
land several days we crossed the
rhannet and arrived at our destina
tion so'newhere in France, finding
conditions very much better in every
wav here than we had expected, es
pecially much better than in Eng
land. Got our first square meal the
dav we landed In France that we
had since on ahlp board, so yon will
understand what I mean. .
"Found this part of tne worm
quite to our liking and our first ira
nrtKalon was better than we had ex
netted It to be. The climate here Is
much like our own except in the
mountains where of course It Is much
colder and find It quite a hsrdship
o our toys to have to live In these
muddy quarters, but they are soldiers
of the hlhest degree and near out
Mttle complaining.' All are striving
o do their part and do It
Never saw a better hunch of fellows
nvwbere and OM William will
know they are here before very long.
Germans fear orr men more tnan
nv of the rest If the truth were
"On arriving In Paris found our
headanarters to be raucn to our lis.
'ng, good substantial rusiness-uae
insrtera In charge of men of the
highest qualities and to be admired
or the splendid way that they are
?arrylne out the groat work; espe
cially when we consider that we are
so far away from our oaseor sup
biles and the gain In growth that has
taken place over here. Eight monthr
ngo the' started In with twenty-three
office rooms and have grown until
now we are uslne 120 offices and
rtlll crowded for room for It sorely
takes a large organization to handle
U thhat Is required of us to keer
hlnaa aolnc In a business way. Yon
ean feel assured that the money glv
en to the Y. M. C. A. Is carefully
handled and Is doing the very best
kind of service to our boys that is
oosslble under existing conditions.
Don't k.tow what one soldier laddies
would do If It were not for the Y. M
C. A. and all have a good. word and
cheer for the work. They consider
that we are part of the regular array
here for we wear the regular army
Mothe and are under array regula
"Our rommander-ln-chlcf. Mr.
Carter.. Is one of the most upright
men. tint I have eycr met and haa
wonderful Influence over all the sit
uation. AIo Mr. Khlpp.'the tress
urer. Is n splendid msn and very
capable of handling the affairs of
the Institution. 1 know both, men
nerftonally, having to consult with
them qulle often. My position here
la the head of the supply and main
tenance division of inrrtor transport
ation, so you ran Imagine the Job
lave, not only for one division as I
bad expected, but for all of France
and It surely keeps' me busy- first
figuring nut what was needed then
the conditions existing and ho
things were done In a strange coun
try with a strange tongue, but am
glad to ray thst we have things quite
well In charge to date end the last
SAYS A CORN ACTS
LIKE ELECTRIC BELL
Teflu Why n Onm'! Ho lnlnfnl and
Say C'ntting Make
rres- a eleetrle betton and you
form a contact with Hve wire which
rings the bell. When your shoes
press against your corn It pnshes Its
sharp roots down upon ' a sensitive
nerve and you get a shock of pain.
Instead of trimming your corns,
which merely make them grow, just
step Into any drug store and ask for
a nuarter of an ounce of freexone.
This will cost very little but Is suffi
cient to remove etery hard or soft
corn or callus from one's feet. A few
drops applied directly upon a tender,
acplng corn stops the soreness In
stantly, and soon the. corn shrivels
up so it lift right out. mot and all.
without pain. This drug' never In
flames or even -irritates the sur
rounding tissue or skis.
Of Course You Are Buying
"Your Clothes Carefully
No doubt you are as keen as ever in
your love for beautiful fabrics, grace
ful lines, and smart effects.
But you are looking closer to see that
the new suit or coat will give plenty cf
wear, and that It will be fashionable as
long a it is worn.
We have paid particular attention fh's
year to the selection of garments vcid
of freak effect which soon pass out cf
Ton may be sure of a double economy-,
first, in the cost price and values af
forded second, in the fact that ths
styles will not be limited to a short
period of wear but have many of the
qualities of long life.' v.
The values are here. . Take prompt advantage
Coats from ..$12.13 tp
Suits from. $18.43 cp
Silk Dresses from $12.13 t?
U. G. SHIPLEY GO.
Quality Merchandise Popular Prices :
ten ays I have bad to be head of
all motor transportation also as our
Chief had to go. away for a vacation.
So we are not spending much tlm
In Idleness. I am very proud to 'be
here and know that I may have at
least a part In the great fight for the
freedom of the world. It surely Is a
great game, this war game, for we
have to move our men about like
men on a checker board.
"Are using now nearly 100 trades
and' cars In our service alone and
are. getting more all the time and
every day some being wrecked or
blown up. So it goes. Our greatest
need Is one of real m en. tho kind
that are willing to do any and all
things that they possibly can to help
out without' grumbling. So many
KladlT't. iui, a uuu i Know
r.i3Trtt' seemingly Just to see the sights
or to -get a soft Job so ther won't
have to dirty their hands, but we
need more men to be wlllinc to go
wher sent and do w'nat ia asked of
them.. Never saw a better meltinr
pot of men than this. We soon find
out whf t a man is made of and if he
wealth or distinction donU jeonat
iver here. As soon as a fellow gets
in the uniform and Is assigned to a
tepartment he looks -Juat like any
tther person and is expected to do
his part like a man. I have had the
Pleasure of asslrfilnx men of great
wealth and dlatinclton to Just ordi
nary positions, and In most cases
ther have made good. Some we
have to send back. I would like to
tell you more about this, but had
Vtier tot Just now. My first Job
here was to go to the different camps
ind check np all stocks on hand,
supplies of all sorts, and to get a
teneral ldea of the Workings of onr
department for future use. Was but
lest ten days doing this. Visited
.hlrty-flve different places, saw our
men under all conditions and In all
kinds of places, was up as near to the
German linea as any of our men are
possibly permitted to go. and saw
ne Y camp la a dufout, the only
e that la cloee enough to hear our
men talk in thr front llnoJoutpost
3 7o ru imagine now close it it
na it aorely la a trcat blessing to
the MidietfL for as each shift of
euara is mane tbey go out from
there after getting a good hot drln
auu unifiDiDK IO Wm war
shelled while I was there, so ! know
how, the rest feel now from actual
xperlence. Have also been gaeael
several time and can put ou a sis
mask as quick as any one. 0ir
boy-. In the front trenches are a rrrat
lot. one can't help but Jsst love them
ill. blsr. brave, maaly fellovs. not
eompuininjr and KMnK aheg(1 j0f
'Ike there was no sign of an rnemy.
unafraid and trusting for the ben.
The-ie trips with provisions have
to be made after dark to the out
post rauips. and one has to "Wonder
how th?y are made each time wltb-:
out some bad fatality, but so far
have net lest a man. On ont ocra
slon a large shHl burst rltht behind
us. but we were unhurt so thought
nothing of It. Surely wa a great ex
perience for me, one that 1 shall
.i.".1 "."n',,lf ron a few clippings
that will sneak for lhe,lvMi and
oerhapa.wlil be of latetest to yoa.
Win clve you. an Idea of what the
Y (a doing over here. Mr. Watson Is
Mill In Paris at his Job getrlnjr our
movement orders and El via 1 ia the
Meld, both getting on very well and
doing very good wor anri are well.
Saw Dr. Doncy when he arrived and
enjoyed a good visit with him but
have not seen him lately. Have seen
a good many of the Salem boya but
wUl not take time to write about
them this time. Tliey were well;
though, and getting along nicely."
MAY BE HIGH
. . .
Application to Co:
Commission Is Made by 0.
Application of the Oregon-Wa V j
lar-on Railroad Navigation ex ;
pany to increase Its extension rv 1
by rail or boat fro.n Portland U
Washington points and of the . -
kane. Portland A Seattle conj
to Increase Its freight rate on c -lona
and potatoes from Portland "
Inland Empire points have been f. i
with the Interstate commerce co
mission. For purposes "of public j
cop!es of the application have l "
filec with the public service' cc
mission under a requirement-of "
tlon 15 of an amendswDt to the t
to resrulate commerce which v .
pasted In congress Auzut . tin.
The neWUrlffs propose j by i ?
railroad companies d not apptr n
Intrastate tral'ie. The O.-W. rj. k
N. Co. proposes to Increase Its f
eenger faret. br rail or boat It
Portland to .North BeajA polatit -cause
of 'a new route by which it::;
is made at Astoria, taking the rU:e
of the former direct rout tc lfe.r
en the WaahJaaton side. A S)r :t
Increase in each fare Is asked.
The Inereaae asked by tt ?:
kane. Portland & Seattle na pot-'i
and jm lorr shipments trBa a Fr
Cisco la 2 cents a handred cr
cents a ton. and for shlpneets n
Inland Empire points 1 ceau a
dred or SO rents a ton.
Why r Believe
in f luxated Ire:
, "I waa surprised when 1 heard that
brabrox had Joined the church
' "I wasn't. - I happened to be pres
ent when be and his business part
ner shook dire to see whkb member
of the firm should Join." Grit.
Probeljr ae reroeo4 bee ever reet i
sech bhnetenl aVcee ea haa N' ;
eted Iron. 1 le t)naereetireiy
lNat4 that over three aniHtoa ei
naueOlf ere taking It ia tela tout.. ' !
aJone. It haa bm highly ee4ere4 fl I
ueed by rormer L'nliad atetee ka I
aad iamtra of Cvaraae. ItircJ' i
hare ben coneected witt 1
known houapitala prracribed e4 r
emmended It. Monaelgnur Neaa'Ei. :
prvmlnent clergymen, reromnaada n
to all. former llralth Omniiao"'
Wm. It. Kerr, of Chicago, aeya it o'1
to be uaed In every hoepllel aaS V
seethed by eeery ph fair tan.
Dr. A. J. Newman, late TeH'e S-i--geoai
the Ccr ot C'h le, eftJ totm
er lloua Hu rerun Jfrera n Iark H"
plU Chlraco. eaya Nuxatcd Iroe fe
pro vn throuch bla own teals ef It
ecel any praparauon be haa evr ' '
fur crea.tlns red blood, bulldicr t
the nervra. atrencthealsr the reueci
and correct in r digeatlve diaoraera
1 lr. Jimt Krancia Sullivan. frm'
1 phyaleten f llelleeua Hnapltat
door dap't New Tork. end. the '
eKeate County Moapltal aaya thre a
thetiaanda of na and women whe "4
a atrenatn and blood builder but !
nl know what to take. In bla er v
Ion there Is nothing better than rs
le Iron Nuiatrd Iron for enricl. ' f
the MoM and rtelplnfc to peraae 1
atrenalh and rndurtar f mn
vomm who burn mb too rapidly r
nereoua energy in the atrenumja u
r the great bualneea eompeUtloa
If you are not at roe a or well. T'
t to yMirlf to make the
Ing teat: Hee hew lenr you caa w'
or how far you ran walk without
eomlnr tired. Neat take twe t "
araln tablrta of Nutated Iron V" 4
Umee per day after meale for
weke. Thon teat your etrenrt er 1
end aee how much you have s"ala"
' ManTarturer'a Niie Xuaaled I'
which haa own uMd by former nw-'
hre of the Vnlted fttates Senate
Houae of Kepreantativea. and e'
prominent people with eurh eurprl, r
reaulta and which la preecrlbed ,
rtommnded aKova hy phyax-faea
a erret remedy but one which is WJ
known to druaalata every where, t '
like the older teoraanle Iren prixlo"4
It re raally aaalmilated. doa not "JU'
the terth. mak them black nr er"
th atnmach. The nenuraeturrra rf
ante aui-rv-aaful and entirely eetlfH'
ore reatilta to every purchaaer er U"
will refand yor money. It le dir"
aed In hla city hy Daniel J. Try. Vr,t
Druaj Store, and all druegtete.