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KAIJCM. OKHiOS. Till ItsitAY JlIOHMXJ, JA.MAUY 1, 120.
PRICE i FIVE CENTS.
HIXTYiXINTH YBAH - " " V '
If V- T l T J T U m x ed it
- ' : ' I By Ruth llore 'flcr-' ' -
rRS. S. P. Klcdball charmingly
entertained the matrons of the
Sweet Briar club at her coun
try liome yesterday .afternoon. Mrs.
Glenn Adams. 'president of the club.
: presided at the short business meet
ing which occupied the earlier hours
of the club The remaining hours
of the club-were delightfully spent
with chatting over the fancywork. In
, serving a dainty lunch Mrs. Kimball
was assisted by he daughter. Mrs.
Carl Kugel of Penleton." Mrs. E.
Ferguson of Tillamook and Mrs.
' Ralph Chaffee of Canada were addi-
: tional quests, of the iclub for the aft
ernoon. ' , , . 1 "
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' Mr. and Mrs. Perry , H. Raymond
accompanied by their son in law and
daughter. Mr. and " Mrs. A. P. Boyd.
' returned to Salem late Tuesday night
from San Francisco where they spent
Christmas with another son in law
v and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. M. L.
;i Kpangler, Mrs. Boyd will be remem
bered as . Miss Ethel Raymond and
; has -host of friends here who will
make her stay Via tliisv city a very
( Joyful one.,- Mr. and Mrs. Boyd will
j b4 In Salem with their parents for a
I month or six weeks;
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' ! A quiet wedding-jwas solemnized
at. noon Tuesday, December 30. at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Jew
ett. 1206 North Sixteenth street,
. when Jay WV Shipley and Alma E.
Jewett were united lin marriage. Dr.
- Flesher, superintendent of the Boys'
: and Cirls ld and Home Finding
j society of Boise; Idaho, conducted
the ceremony. Only! immediate rel-
atlves and relos mer. X.J""mas season was the. one at the
coulpe-witnMJ t6 wren?"''?- rwpie. a nome when they had a
i . nk i : i uiaac t is rcA i'k. -!. -
Mr. and Mm. Shipiej r" r. -, v nimaa tree which was wen
anu Alri. smvt.l ..-T,i-
invir uuiue Jn l"uc' VlerpRtpd
ton. where Mr. SMW talere8leU
in rruu growing '
tl j t, v frIechaB,
and, Mrs. Thornu Bfrt.
naine Craig ani & ??ntio
vallis formed a PrtT bat !Bt fl
Portland yesterday afterioon for
N'ew Years. . .m-- ;V-': ' 4
terday morning from Portland nf re
h Jo- ,h tate teachers
association whtrh U nieeUBf mere
i Mr mm rimer Hilton of
Steilacoom. vi5i., r receiTing con
gratulations upon tk "iTalCKi t
in 1m nmA.i MiMrod. Mrs. Huton
was foYmerly Mfs fithel Goss of this
city. r :
.Mr t niarles Wleder and
-Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Welder of Albany
spent yesterday In Salem wlta inenas
Mrs. Ray'L. Farmer will entertain
the children of the BrimafT depart
ment of thA First Methodist church
at a happily, planned party Saturday
afternoon in the Epworth hall. Mrs.
Farmer will be assisted by Misa Eva
Scott, "Miss Genevieve Findler, Miss
Mildred Garrett, M;ss Marf-Spauld-ing
and Miss Esther Parounagian.
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Another hann.!artT dnrinr the
Fifta -f ira .1
. Baker anf t v i
Swattord made the arrangrments for
le Party which was enjoyed by the
Old folk. Mrs 1 0vci
lighted With SPVOrol onH at thB
close ! of the evpnimr refresh merits
ve have all heafU about the hon
esty of the Chinese business, man and
something of his skill as a tradesman
OLD WOOL DRESS
NOW WORTH $50
"Diamond Dye' Turn Faded,- Khah
i iy Apimrel Into Xew. . I
Don't werry about perfect results.
Use "Diamond Dyes' guaranteed to
five a new, rich, fadeless co.or to
an 7 fabric, whether it be wool, silk,
linen, cotton or mixed g0ods-j-dre3s-es,
, blouses, stocking?, skirts, call
men's coats, feathers, draperies, cov
erings.; The; Direction Book with each
package tells so" plainly how to dia
mond dye over any color that you can
not make a mistake-.
To match any material, havi'urug
glst show you "Diamond Dye" Color
The world has neeletfied" tn ;a t,k
licity to the finanrJnl aK5j.. .w
daughters of these men. Th, nrnv.
in the last Yrvn n tr
Christian association financial cam-
v.fn .Tien Tsin- Wherever the
omen's Christian association
goes, the budget system is "sure to
i .uw auer it is so in China and j
after the budget for the year has
!QmufClded upon fay the "nance
committee, of that particular city,
Hree weeks are always allowed fori
,UB actual subscription of funds. The
campaign at Tien TsUi In north China
was managed entirely by Chinese la-
u ana n 10 days these Orient
al women had broken all records 'and
ui.uug,u in a large surplus beyond
Mrs. E. E. Waters returned Tues
day night from ,a three weeks' visit I
in Portland with her son in law and I
Mrs. Charles Grav left' TiiPfMinv rkri
Portland to spend several days as the
guest of friends.
Mrs. Bertha Woodall and small
daughter. Clarice of Sheldon, Wash.,
are spending thie week with Mrs
Woodall's sister;, Mrs. Robert Panlus.
The friends or Dr. H. H.. Scovall
will be glad to learn that he has re
turned from Pittsburg. Pa. Dr. Scov
ell reached Salem Tuesday .
Miss Myrtle Mason and Miss Faye
Pratt .of Willamette university are
guests during the holidays of Mr.
and Mrs. A. C. Bohrnstedt.
Mr. and rMs. S. E. Jackson and
son, Richard, of Portland left yester
day for Shedd. after visiting for a
short time at the Charles Elgin home.
They will attend the golden- wedding
anniversary of their uncle and aunt.
Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Bartlet and
(daughter, Jean of Seattle are visiting
lor two weeks at the George Elgin
Well Known Traffic Man Re
signs Position as Regional
OLD POST IS RESUMED
Strong Hint is Dropped That
Rates Are to be Kept at
, SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. .".1. An
announcement was made today nt
the headquarters or tae United States
railroad administration in this city
of the resignation of District Direct
or William Sproule, Press dispatch
es from New York City at the same
time told or his election.to the presi
dency or the Southern Pacific com
pany succeeding Julius Kruttschnitt
who remains fas chairman of the
board of directors. , i
'"By electioh to the place of presi-j
dent of the Southern Paculc' com
lany.V said jSlr. Sproule; 'T simply
resume on January l the position
held by me before the war and berore
the director general assigned me to
the duties of district director of the
central western region In the United
States railroad administration.
'In view of the brief period
PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR .
IWJAY vour aims lor 1920 become accom-
plishmentst 1 r , ;
If you are adopting new resolutions don't
overlook, forget or neglect the importance of
a BANK ACCOUNT here at the United States
II Salem .V ggTft Oregon.
in that relation closes'with'the end
of the year December, 31, 1919.
"The whole period of my service
re-! with the United States ralroad ad-
maining for federal control of oper
ations I recently asked to he.rejeased
from service in the railroad adminis
tration as Foon as convenient. That
request has. been compiled with by
the director general and my service
ministration has been one of cordial
relation with all its officials and
tribute .of praise is particularly due
from me to Hale Holden, the regional
director with whom I directly served.
The railroad officials in thfc district.
With the dawn of 1920 vre wish to exnress our deep appreciation to our growing trade for the patronage they-have extended to us dunng the year just eno
.ed, anq to assure everyone that we will do our utmost to make it both advantageous and profitable to you to trade with us during 1920.
That we have been successful b our new dertaking is admitted ty even our strongest competitors. Only 1 1 short months ago we opened the doors of The
People's Cash Store and invited yczr patronage. Since that time our business has grown by leaps and bounds, until, at the present time, its volume is not exceeded by
any store of a similar kind in S&Iczl . ' ' '
This success has been achle?ed by and with the assistance and cooperation of the people not only of Salem but of this entire part of the Great Willamette
Valley,! who have shown Ueirpr merchandise, our attractive prices and the attentiveness of our staff of courteous employees.
We have given QUAUTY, EMOIiDISE coupled with LOW PRICES and COURTEOUS TREATMENT and, in return; we have received the PATRON;
AGE of the PEOPLE We are indeed grateful for your patronage, but we are infinitely more grateful for the CONFIDENCE YOU HAVE REPOSED IN US a con
fidencejwhixh we w s
Our merchandise will always be dependblel our prices as low as consistent business methods will ad mit; our services as efficient as careful attention to
every detail can make them; csr deliveries prompt; and our mail order department will continue to give a service heretofore unenjoyed by out-of-town resi
I'vdents" I yVvr:.- '.'-':") i:: ' " ' ; . . "' '
And now, in the dawn of this bnght, promising New Year, we wish again to thank you for your gen erous cooperation and to wish you a New Year of
Peace, Prosperity and Plenty. . ! '
and indeed everywhere, have been ac
tive and responsive, doing the very
best for their roads and for resplU
to the United Statestreasurer that
they ceuld achieve. "
"As president of the Southern Pa
eific eompany I will resume Immed--late
and general charge of Its Inter
ests on the Pacific coast and west of
El Paso. Ogden. Portland. The gov
ernment continues in complete eon- :
trol of operations until March !
Hence my. active attention to the
railroad operations naturally begin . -at;
the close of federal operation but
In the few weeks Interval between ,
January r-and.March l the board of
directors believes there is enough to
warrant attention in preparing for
public service after federal, control
ends. - "- ': ' .
'The change in my relations signi
fies only an. intention to facilitate
the return of Ihe road to operation .
by the company, on the, basis of good
organiiation that has for Its alia the
I harmonizing of Interests to the sh to
ping and traveling public, the stock-
unusual is in contemplation either '
as to men or measures. Much de
Jepda on what congress enacts to .
provide Tor-the future of . the -rail-.
reads. If they mar operate under 1
-conditions enabling them to pay; for
the materials and equipment - and '
construction needed for the ' public
service, much can be done. -Bn they. I
cannot get these things. unless they,
can pay for them. They are like an
individual in this respect. They dif-.'
fer from the Individual in that they,
have no use for the equipment! or,
aaything else unless to give to the
public the service that supplies'
proper public demand. ; - - - r
Kepiying . to questions as to the -
Associated Oil company its gubsldiax- .
lea Mr. sproule said:.
"Mr. Paul Shoup Is president of
these companies and his abilities are
generally, recognized. by all the. stock-.
holders, w hatever Is best for- that
company will be done under his ad
vce when the time comes for future'
consideration.. 1 . f
The position of district "director
lapses with Mr. Sproule's retirement
and a"new of rice is created to carry
on ,the work of the administration In.
this district to conclusion of feder
al control. Thii office is to be a4
miaistered by J. McDonale, firth
erto assistant director who becomes
assistant to the regional director by
appointment from Hale Holden, re
gional director, Chicago.;- Mr. . M
Donale will retain his present office
in the Southern Pacific building. V
LIVING COSTS GO
UP 84 PER CENT
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National Board Finds $26.25
Minimum Necessary, for
, Family of Five
BOSTON. Dec. 3 O.The " cost of
maintaining a reasonable standard of "
living for wage earners In Lawrence
has increased eighty-four percent In
the past five years, the national in
dustrial conference board announced,
today. The board made public a few
days ago a report showing .the cost
of living in the country as a whole
had advanced 82.2 percent In the
same period. ' Figures previously an
nounced for Fall' River gave a 73 r
percent increase there on items, iden
tical with those used at Lawrence. -Both
Lawrence and Fall Oliver are .
principally textile cities.
. 926,63 Week -Needed ; "
' A-steady income of S2.5 a week 7
is required to-maintain in-Lawrence
a family of five at the minimum stan
dard. It was said The report was re-. .
garded as of special interest because
pf. the controversy between W'lliam ,
M. Wood, president of the Americas
Woolen company and' merchants of
Lawrence over the f ormef charge
that mill employes there w ere forced .
to. pay excessive prices.' Mr. Wood -has
announcd that he would open a '
store at Lawrence soon to gtell-necessaries
at cost to employes of his com-