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THK OREGOX STATESMAN: TIIIIWIMV, Jt'XK 20, 191A.
When Your Eyes Depend on Glasses
You want Glasses you can depend upon
THE KIND WE MAKE
' HAETMAN BEOS. CO.
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JEWELERS AXO OPTICIANS
V. W. Vrur Stat mm Liberty Streets.
SALEM, ORGUOX -
DR. Ill ICDKTTi:. Optometrist
A Superior Optical Service
; city News
I Smallpox Xeor Brook
County Health Officer C. E. Ca-
sbatt has had teported to him several
rases of smallpox in the Brooks vi
cinity. None of the cases are be
ttered to be serious, according to In
formation furnished Dr. Cashatt by
a physician of that community.
OREGON State street near
O. E. depot. Home of Artcraft
and- Paramount pictures.
"Believe i Me Xantippe' with
LIBERTY Liberty near
State street High class reels.
. Clara v Kimball .Young, in
; BUG H State between Lib
erty and " High. Mutual and
Bluebird films. Special films.
"The Barrier" with Rex Beach.
Court "To Extend Road
Tb.e public service commission yes
terday granted an application of the
Douglas county court for permission
to extend a county; road at grade
over the track of the Willamette Pa
cific Railroad company in the town
Geo. C Will Gets All
The new issues of popular sheet
music, each month, from the differ
ent music publishers.
Speakers Boot Htm
Rev. Robert S Gill will be the
principal speaker at a war stamp
rally to be held at the Middle Grove
schoolbouse tonight. The rally will
begin at 8 o'clock. August Hucke-
stein Will speak at the Bethel school
house, six miles east of Salem, Fri
day night of this week.
Bifr Dance At SUverton
Saturday, June 22nd. given by
Suckow's Jazz Orchestral Come.
Normal; Trust es Meet
Sevetal members of the board of
trustees of the Oregon Normal
school left Salem In automobiles yes-
teroay lor Monmouth to attend the
annual meeting of the board. Those
leaving here yesterday morning were:
II. O. Starkweather, Mllwaukie; E.
E. Bragg, La Grande; W. C. Bryant.
Moro; C. L. Starr.. Portland; J. A.
Churchill. Salem; and Miss Cornelia
Marvin, Salem.. Commencement ex
ercises also were held at the Nor
mal school yesterday..
Will Pick Berries
Mrs. Robert S. Gill, wife of Rob
ert S. Gill, rector of St. Paul's Epis
copal church and manager of the
Salem Commercial club, will spend
part of the summer as a berry harv
ester. Mrs. Gill will be accompanied
by her children. Several other prom
inent Salem women, expect to volun
teer their services to help save the
Marion county fruit crop.
Salem Velio Gov Phone 44
Oregon Taxi & Baggage Co.
- Phone 77
Try our Checking System on
Baggage. Claim Checks for tvery
At T ' :
Welch Electric Co.
220 N. Com.
Diseases of f Women and
v Hcirom Diseases
(Of United States National Bank
Building, Salem. Oregon
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We will pack, move or store
your goods and guarantee sat
isfaction. , Rates on Eastern Shipments
our specialty. - r '
Piano Moving and Out of Town
WOOD AND COAL
V 457 State Street.
Take the popular instrument, the
ukulele, along on your summer va
cation. Sold at Geo. C. Will.
Assessors Finish Work
All but one of the twenty-five
deputy assessors who have been as
sisting County Assessor West In as
sessing the property of Marion coun
ty have competed their work and
reported in. The deputy who has
not finished has been delayed by illness.
I have a $730 Singer player piano
which I wiU sacrifice for S5C2. If s
tn nnusual bargain a rare oppor
unlty for anyone wanting a high
grade instrument at a low price. K.
L. Stiff Son. 44t Curt St.
Pantos in Navy
George Paulus, wh o for eight
years has been a deputy in the sher
iff's office, yesterday enlisted in the
navy for the radio service. Today
he will leave for Mare Island and
study for a period of thirty-two
weeks preparatory to further serv
Trains Injure Travelers
Several railroad accidents which
resulted loll injuries to a number of
persons were reported by the South
ern Pacific company yesterday to the
public service commission. Local
freight train No. 232 struck and In
jured Harry Folks of Sherwood while
he was driving an automobile near
Cipole Tuesday night. Electric train
No. 103 seriously injured H. Brooks
of Gaston when he attempted to
board the train after it had left a
station. Two light engines struck
an automobile on & road crossing
near Medford- injuring Peter Stream.
Mrs. E. L. Hurd and Mrs. Harvey
Lord, all of Hoquiam, Wash.
Funeral on -Friday
The funeral of the late Mrs. Lewis
Stout, an early Oregon Ian, will be
held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock
from the residence at Mehama. Bur
ial will be in Fox Valley cemetery. -
Hats Of All Kinds
For men and women, cleaned,
blocked. Panamas bleached. Good
work. C. B. Ellsworth. 495 Court.
At the Court ionc
Marriage licenses were Issued to
W. C. Russell and Nellie Dean Pat
terson, both of Gervais; to Kent F.
Kraps and Sylvia Tlelle Ed mis ton.
both of Salem. Motion for new trial
In case of Mary R. France against
Robert S. France, in which defend
ant alleges nine points of error on
the part of the court in introducing
evidence, and instructing the Jury.
Order issued admitting the will of
William R. Anderson, deceased, to
probate, and appointinc- Amanda L
Anderson executrix. Estate shows
real property to the amount of $30.-
000. Final arcount filed In the es
tate of George 3. Downing, deceased,
showing receipts amounting to $13,
959.20. W. II. and R. E. Downing,
RoyanI and Select Master
Companions' of Hod son Council
No. 1. R. & S. M., take notice: Hod
son Council No. 1 wil go to McMinn
ville on Saturday eevning. June 22.
ofTbose wishing to ro will please
phone to E. F. Carlton, phone 76.
and make reservation for auto ride.
By order of the Thrice HI. Master. :
TRACY WOOD CO.
Will rnpply your wants in all
kinds of wood.
16 Inch Green Slabwood at
$3.00 per load.
10 load lots at $2.75 per load.
Phone 620. -
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BARTRULL- To Mr. and Mrs. Dan
Bartrull. Sunday, June 16, 1918.
The family live on the Jefferson
road, six miles from Salem. The
mother-was -Miss Laura Humphrey
before her marriage.
KRAPS EDMISTON In Salem, on
Wednesday. June 19, 1918, Miss
Sylvia Belle Edmlston and Kent
Simeon Kraps, at 1017 North
Twentieth street, at noon," Rev. II.
N Aldrlch officiating. J
The groom is the son of J. J.
Kraps, president of the Capital Nor
mal school The bride is the daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. S. T. EdmUton of
Sherwood and Is a member of the
1919 class of Willamette university.
The couple will live in Salem.
I WANT SACKS AND
t pay the higtteet rash price.
Before ytm sell. gt my price.
I also bey all kinds of second
bead faraltnre and Junk.
THE CAPITAL JUNK
The Sqnare Deal Hoee.
271 CbemekeU St. Phone 898
CANNON In Salem. June 18. 1918,
Mrs. Virginia A. Cannon, who was
$0 years old.
Besides a son. she leaves other
relatives at Shedd, Or. The body
will be sent by the Webb & Clough
company to Shedd for burial.
Deaths Are Kimaltaneon
Closely following the announce
ment of the death of bis son. Joseph
Arthur Martin, who passed away at
the naval hospital at Chelsea. Mass..
Joseph A. Martin, engineer for the
Salem Water Company, has received
the news of the passing of his sister
at Oxford Mills. Canada. June 13.
The date was the same as that of the
sailor. No word has been received
of the arrival of the body. of the
sailor -In' Salem for funeral services
and the. parents have been waiting
for a week.
Wantcil. to Boy Stork
115 pounds and up. Phone 2357J
Two Delegates Going-
Judge P. IL D'Arcy and Miss Ter
esa D'Arcy will leave this morning
for Portland, where they will attend
the annual Oregon pioneers meeting
as delegates from Salem. They plan
to remain in the city several days.
JVpnty Sherirf to Leave
George B. Paulus. deputy sheriff
of Marion county, will depart today
for Mare Island, where he will enter
the navy radio school. Lawrence'
A. Zimmerman of Shedd also enlist
ed in the navy yesterday. He goes
as a machinist's mate in the aviation
Big Dance At Kilvertott
Saturday. June 22nd. given by
Sackow's Jazx Orchestra. Come.
Some Sect ions Are Favored-
Fruit Inspector Van Trump, In his
trips about the county, notes that
in spite of the drought many sec
tions seem not to be suffering. In
the Mt. Angel district he finds the
grain crops growing luxuriantly and
with good prospects for the frnit
crops. In other parts, and especially
on the high ground, crops are so
bady burned that they would not
pull through with a normal yield
even with an immediate rain. He
finds the aphis still very much In
evidence in some sections.
Advance Inforwation domes
Advance Information on certain
commodiay rates has been recleved
by the public service comisslon from
F. W Robinson, chairman of the
Portland distrlce freight traffic
committee, who says the informa
tion will be followed in a day or two
by a 'specific list of the comodities
In question, with rates to be charged
and dates when they are effective.
Mr. Robinson ssys his com it tee has
received authority for the publica
tion of Import rates on oil. copra,
lumber, tea. etc.. and export rates
less than domestic on certain ; other
commodities Including iron and
Will Sell For Ca
Commencing July 1st we will con
duct our business on a strictly cash
basis. Patton's Book. Store.
Warning Posters Are Oat
Large posters have Just been re
ceived here from the federal author
ities In Portland warning against the
activities of German spies who are
known to be at work In every com
munity. Among other legends the
poster eontslns the lines "The Spy
Never Sleeps! The Enemy Is Listen
ing! Report all suspicious persons
promptly to Box 756. Portland. All
communications held confidential.
Club Meetiajr at Liberty
Thomas J. Newhlll, special field
stent for the federal government In
the war garden propaganda, is to be
the principal speaker at a meeting
of Industrial clubs at the Llbertv
schoolhouse on Friday,. June 21. All
club members Interested are invited
to be present, as the speaker will
discuss all phases of work being done
by the young people in the rural
school districts. The Industrial club
idea is particularly strong In the Lib
erty district, sixty members having
Irrigation for IQt
Fof the purpose vjf trying to tnake
the irrigation service more satisfac
tory the city will be divided Into two
districts so that each district will
get the full service of the plant upon
the day it irrigates.
The plan Is to have the houses
which bear even numbers on the
mtreets irrigate only en Monday.
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, and
the houses which bear odd number
on the streets irrigate only on Tues
day. Thursday. Saturday and Sunday
This plan will permit every house to
inirate four days out of each week
The purpose of the Water Com
pany In furnishing water for Irrlga
tion Is not to furnish all the water
person can run through the hose in
the six Irrigation hours every day,
but to furnish enough water to keep
the lawn in condition. To nse more
than enough is a waste. We will
pump the usual amount of water and
hope to furnish' it more satisfactorily,
Salem Water Light t Power Co.
George II. Turn bull, professor of
journalism at the University of Ore
gon, passed several hours in Salem
yesterday afternoon with local news
papermen. He Is on his way to Se
attle for a few days vacation before
summer school takes up at Eugene.
Mr. Turnbull was formerly connected
with several of the Seattle dailies.
Papers of Xo Value
Canadian naturalisation papers
owned by a German born resident
of the United States do not exempt
that person from classification as an
enemy alien. This was the opinion
given In a letter received here today
by Postmaster Hnckesteinfrom the
U. S. district marshal in Portland
in regard to a resident of Salem,
who did not wish to register as an
Floar to R Shipped
It Is expected that a carload of
flour will be forwarded to Portland
from Salem some time this week.
All those who have consignments of
flour to turn back to the government
will leave them at the warehouse of
D. A. White & Sons.
In Circuit Court
The case of Mary L. Mercer against
Germania Fire Insurance Company,
occupied the attention of the court
and of the jury yesterday. This suit
was brought for the purpose of col
lecting on a fire Insurance policy,
and In which the company contended
the building In question was over
valued. The Jury, after long debate,
brought In a verdict for plaintiff,
awarding judgment In the sum of
EnlintA at Portland
Edmond Addison Aldrlch, the
youngest -son of Rev. and Mrs. H. N.
Aldrlch, has enlisted In the engin
eer corps of the army and Is at Van
couver. He enlisted In Portland. .
I have a $750 Singer player piano
which I will sacrifice for $562. It's
an unusual bargain a rare oppor
tunity for anyone wanting a high
grade Instrument at a low price. E.
L. Stiff & Son. 446 Court St.
In an automobile collision at Mar
ion and Cottage streets early last
night a Ford driven by Mr. and Mrs.
A. C. Rahlke was ' badly damaged
and Mrs. Rahlke suffered some se
vere cuts with broken glass. The
other car was a Hudson super-six
driven by II. H. Vandevert and the
bigger car was only slightly dam
Gill Addresses Prisoners
Robert S. Gill gave an address last
night before the members of the Red
Cross auxiliary at the state penitentiary-
Te prison organiaztlon is one
of the most active of the numerous
auxiliaries that are affiliated with
Willamette chapter. -
Whlftky Barrel Are Utilised
. In addition to hundreds of thou
sands of berry boxes and crates
stacked up in the warehouses of the
Salem Fruit Union there Is an item
of about 150Q whisky barrels which
will be use for the storage of cher
ries. If there Is a reminiscence of
the good old days clinging about the
barrels the Willamette valley cher
ries will attain a tremendous popu
larity In the markets.
Port Lander Come After Wool
Apparently nettled by the fact
that al Ithe wool of this section Is not
beiug consigned to Portland, buyers
from the metropolis have invaded the
district and actually offered more
than the wool was worth for small
lots,' in order to Induce the growers
to consign directly to Portland In
larger lots. Growers should note that
the' Salem shippers are paying spot
cash for al ltbe wool brought in. It
should be noted that a large propor
tion of the wools of the valley are
of the coarser, grades which can not
be utilized locally and must be sent
Circulars Are Mailed
County Chairman W. M. Smith, of
the war savings campaign, is now
mailing out over an the rural routes
of the county a four-page supple
ment, containing a mass of informa
tion regarding the war savings pro
paganda generally and dealing espe
cially with the .coming campaign.
Among other things It contains the
president's war message df May 29.
and Governor Withycombe's procla
mation of June 10. designating June
28 as war aaving stamp day. Simul
taneously Chairman Hal D. Patton.
of the Salem campaign, is mailing
out a circular letter to all local
workers and committee heads, call
ing attention to the coming mass
meeting on Sunday, June 23. This
letter will admit the bearer to a
seciton of the floor of the armory
reserved especially for campaign
workers. -This meeting Is to be ad
dressed by A. L. Mills, president of
the First National bank of Portland,
and by Hon. Stephen A. Lowell of
Pendleton. Both men are capable
Races at Far Grounds
Art Planned for Jaly 4th
Under the auspices of the Oregon
Driving association a rare program
will be given att be state fair crounds
on "Jay 4. according to announce
ment yesterday. Some of the fastest
horses In the northwest will be seen
on the track and among the events
will be a fre-for-all pace and a frce-
At the grandstand a musical en
tertalnment will be given and In the
evening a jitney dance will be an
other entertainment feature on the
grounds. An admission charge of SO
rents for men and 25 cents for wo
men will bee harged. Children un
der 15 years will be admitted free
at the gate and the grandstand will
be tie. Invitation Is to the public
E. N. Wbelor nf Portland i
spending several days here on busi
ness ror a nonaing house, with which
he is connected.
Ivan Martin and R. K. Page
Feel at Home in Big
Salem people who recently have
visited the shipyards at Portland
and Asoria are struck wtth the fact
that a huge portion of Salem's popula
tion is either on the job of construc
tion, or doing guard duty. Ivan Mar
tin, who made a trip of exploration
througbt the Portland, yards estimat
ed that there are several hundred
at that point alone. Among others
he noted that II. N. Stoudenmeyer,
formerly of this city, was one of the
foremen In the Foundation Ship
company yards; others were Claude
Townsend, Roy Craven. John Waters.
Arna Crossan, Fred Mclntyre, Harry
Eisman. Robert ' Savage. Sam Burk
hardt. George Pettingill. Orr Royal,
the three Pinckney brothers, former
ly In the dairy business here. Dick
Churchill. Miss Hattie Runlett and
Mrs. Crane,' the latter two In clerical
Mr. Martin states that there are
no less than 4000 men at work on
the three shifts In the Foundation
yards, and the whirlwind of activity,
especially as it goes on under the
glare of electric lights at night. Is
exceedingly interesting and almost
This company now has twenty
ships under way, ranging from 4000
to 8800 tons, and has recently
launched the eighth vessel since the
first of the year.
Salem Ites also come in for a share
of federal commendation for the fact
that the employes in this yard made
up a total of $416,560 In subscrip
tions for liberty bonds. In recogni
tion of this achievement the employes
received from the federal authorities
a beautiful loving cup, which Is now
resting In a mlnature of the Portland
temple, constructed by a former Sa
lem man. Will Landon. now foreman
of one of the departments.
uollln K. Page, 'wno also recently
returned from a trip to Portland and
Astoria, noted scores of Salem people
In both cities. He counted not less
than a hundred vessels In the dif
ferent yards, either completed or In
Extension from Yaqrnna
to Newport Is Begun
For the reasons that the govern
ment already has begun an exten
sion of the Southern Pacific line
from Yaquina to Newport, and that
the public service commis'sion would
not have jurisdiction even if the gov
ernment had not' assumed control of
railroads, the commission has dis
missed a complaint of the Newport
Commercial club against the South
ern Pacific in which the extension
was demanded. The railroad com
pany moved to dismiss the case on
the grounds that the commission
lacked jurisdiction and the Newport
club agreed that the motion was well
Fuel Wood May Be Excepted
from Minimum Rate Charge
Because of the exhorbitant price
of fuel wood the public secrvlce com
mission has sent a telegram to Di
rector General McAdoo suggesting
that this commodity be excepted
from the $15 minimum freight
charge. . The message explains
that many cars carry only .fourteen
cords of. wood (id that from points
taking a rate of less than $1 a corl
It Is unjust to exact a minimum
freight charge of $15.
We are receiving daily a
fresh shipment ol fish from
Fresh fish of all kinds.
Halibut, Ling Cod, Salmon
Trout, Crab and Razor Clams
now in season.
444 Court Street
Our Daily Prices
Wool Ragj. ty2c
White Cotton Rags . . .2c
Shod Rags ...lc
Sacks 9c to 15i2c
WESTERN JUNK CO.
Salem's Leading Junk
Corner of Center and Court
Watch for announcement on
Now is the time to get FULL PRICE for "your
old clothes, tints, etc Mj stock is fast running
oat and I mast hare more to meet the demand of
the working class.
337 Court Street
Boom Franchise Granted
Clackamas County Firm
Dy an order from the public ser
vice commission yesterday the
Clackamas County Driving Ml Raft
Ing company Is granted a franchise
to boom logs on Butte and Coal
creeks In Clackamas county. The
franchises differs from other boom
franchises granted, under chapter ?
128. Laws of If 17, in that the roo
pany is required to put cp a surety j
bond or $10,000. Portions a
streams to be appropriated by IX j
company are Butte creek from Ui
source to Scotts Mills and Coal tmk
from the sources of the north aal
east forks to the confluence of Cot!
and Butte creeks. '
irr sirocer "will refund
llie full price you paid
for FldE &ju if it does
not please your taste, no
matter how much you
have used out of the can
Ask your grocer
If yoa yalae jour car hare it repaired at the
Saxon and Elgin Six Serrice
1000 South Commercial Street
We are both called for duty in the army and must report
on June 30th.
Therefore, we kindly request of all our friends who are in
debted to us that they come in and settle up their accounts or
lnaie satisfactory arrangements for payment before Saturday,
SCOTT & PIPER
' 252 SUte Street
When you order a suit here you are not buying
a "pig in a poke." You are not taking' anj
chances as to style, fit, workmanship or material.
You select your choice of material from our big
stock of woolens. We take your exact mcaiure
and discuss the style you want The suits are
made by skillful tailors.
We Guarantee Oar Suits
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