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Yrtfi orl(Aw STATESMAN. SALEM, OREGON
FRIDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 21. 1921
Issued Daily Except Monday by
HIE STATESMAN' PUBLISHING COMPANY
,k , , 215 s- Commercial St., Salem, Oregon
(Portland Of rice, 627 Board of Trade Building. Phone Automatic
r ' . 627-59)
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In this paper and also the local news published herein.
It. J. Hendricks....... ............. Manager
Stephen A. Stone... Managing Editor
Ralph Qlorer Cashier
Prank Jaskoskl Manager Job Dept.
Business Office, 23.
Circulation Department. 583
Job Department, 683
Society Editor, 108
Entered at the Poatoffice in Salem, Oregon, as second class matter.
THE THREATENED RAILROAD STRIKE
There are arguments on both sides as to whether the
proposed reductions in the scales of railroad workers, and
the proposed changes o working conditions, are justified at
this time ;
It would be fruitless to attempt to argue this
But there are no good arguments in favor of a natia1" held ,l!.ChicaK0 a fcdays
. wide railroad strike in this country at any time. Such
movement is an .attack upon all the people of the Unit
States, and the welfare of all the neoDle of this countrv. c
I any other country, is to be considered of higher consequende
; uwii me ujjuiuu ciairas oi ine ngnts ortmy one class.
; . This strtikelias been a long time threatened. Every lit-
tie while the country has been thrown into a panic over
, threats that it was going to be staged
i i Until the public has been fed up on this thing
1T.:i 'V. ; l it ii i i .i
j uniii iwie men now mailing ine tnreai ana giving me
! dates and the particulars have lost any sympathy on the part
of the public they might have had and retained if they had
been less troublesome with demands in the past. .
1 If this threatened strike is pulled off, it is bound to
have one ending, and that ending will be the clipping of the
: power of the men who have held the people in terror for so
long. . !,;,.'
' For better pr for worse, the public will demand a change!
in tne system, and they will get it
And the change in the system will not be government
ownership, either, that is so fondly hoped by some of thd
leaders in the railroad labor circles.
Myer, and into Arlington ceme
tery. The body of the unknown
soldier will lie in state under the
dome of the capitol all day No
vember 10 on the game catafal
que that was used for the todies
of Presidents Lincoln, Garfield
and McKInley, and the drapings
of the catafalque will be repro
ductions of those used for the
three martyred presidents.
President Harding has accept
ed the invitation of the city of
Birmingham to participate in the
celebration of its 100th anniver
sary October 2". A3 he will bi
the first Republican president to
visit the state of Alabama since
Benjamin Harrison, and the only
one to do so with the exception
of Benjamin Harrison, Birming
ham and all of Alabama are pre
paring to outdo even the enviable
reputation for hospitality which
the south so justly has.
At a convention or over 1000
manufacturers from 2 0 different
A soviet bunk has been auth
; orized In Moscow with a capital
v etock of three trillion rubles. At
' the present t Talue of Russian ex-
change that means about 30 cents.
It Is reported that there is a
large stock of second hand swivel
chairs on hand In Washington.
Charge It to Helen Maria Dawes.
. y ' .
? President Harding is about to
take 'the 33rd degree In Masonry.
The Democratic press has been
giving him the 33rd degree ever
jslnce the Inauguration.
; Secretary Mellon Bays we must
have less extravagance or more
taxes." The Pittsburgh, 'financier
still sticks to the text that twice
two makes, four.
out pain. That is one of the!
troubles about levying taxes. Nq
plan has yet been devised that
will rob the enactment of any
tax law of its terrors' to the peo
ple who "have to pay the imposts
It is now claimed that the pop.'
ulation of the City of Mexico has
reached one million souls. There
must be a number of the Mexi-!
can generals home on a vacation.
; Congress Is laboring -over the
pending tax bill, but bo far neith
er body has been able to locate
a tax that can be extracted with-
Presldent Ifardlng and aSl mem
bers of . his' cabinet will march on
toot ta the procession In Wash
ington 'Armistice day, when the
body of an unknown American
soldier will be buried in Arling
ton national cemetery. The pres
ident and his cabinet will head
the funeral cortege, which will
proceed from the capitol, through
Washington, across the Potomac,
through the grounds of Fort
ROSTEIN & GREENBAUM
Woolen Dress Goods, Suitings and Coatings
f t JaVT , l?lhriWVj!',!
" at 25 Reduction
' - :" ......
Three day selling event, Friday, Saturday and Monday.
All our woolen dress goods. Nearly all this season's
goods. All wool suitings. The new stripes. All wool
Coatings, a saving of 25 to you."
We have not changed the price tags. You can figure it
out for yourself. Be sure and take advantage of this
.. Sale of Silk
Beautiful silks, Zd to 40
inches wide. Taffeta j
silks, plain silks, silk j
Crepe, Crepe de Chine j
and fancy silks J
At $1.59 per yard
9-4 Pequot Bleached Sheeting. Limited supply
MILLINERY DEPARTMENT Style, quality and low
price. Sec the display of beautiful flowers, feathers
and ready-to-wear hats. Bed uccd prices on all Mil
lincry. ; . . ;: .
; 24 0-246 Commercial Street
ago, a resolution was passed de
manding immediate .enactment of
an adequate protective tariff. The
"The remedy for unemploy
ment is more work in our fac
tories, which is not to be expected
80 long as a large proportion of
our industries are paralyzed by
the failure of congress to com-'
plete tho pending tariff legisla
tion. "In view of, the present da-
pressed condition of American
industry, the abnormally low cost
of production abroad and the un
precedented depreciation of cur
rency of countries seeking to sell
their products in the markets of
the United States it Is our solemn
conviction that it i3 imperative
that there be no further delay in
the enactment of an adequate pro
tective tariff and that congrer3
and the administration proceed at
once to complete the program to
which they stand committed be
fore the nation."
Presidesnt Harding,- when lie
first assumed office, demanded
"immediate' enactment of th"?
protective tariff bill.
Some days ago, In a letter to
Senator McCormick in connection
with the special election in New
Mexico. President Harding ex
pressed the hope that a perma
nent tariff bill would be "speed
Industries all over the country
that would employ hundreds of
thousands of laborers, and re
lieve unemployment very gener
ally, is waiting.
And still congress waifs and
fiddles and dawdles. Senator
Penrose says the law will be on
the statute books in February
next. That is his idea of "im
mediate." The word speedily"
signifies to him a wait of nearly
a year to complete a Work that
should have been finished in a
FILL OF PRUNES.
! An official delegation from the
east is now in California in the
course of its quest to locate tho
gap between the producer and
consumer and to find out what
it is that maintains prices at a
high and unnatural level. Ono
of the visitors was bothered to
find an'explanation why he should
'c paying 70 cents a pound for
prunes when the man who raised
them got but 7 cents. We never
knew that prunes went to that
figure. In soma sections of the
effete east they' must think that
whisky can be made from prunes.
Los Angeles Times.
If they are Orepon prunes they
are worth It to eat if they can
not be had at a cheaper price.
MOTOR MORTALITY INSUR
Tho Insurance Press, in dis
cussing the payment of life in
surance claims in 1920, says that
"the automobile has superseded
every form of disease as the prob
lem of 'the day. It Is the great
est controllable yet uncontrolled
menace of this generation."
;Tho unsounded depth of tho
danger lies in the cheerfulness
with which the public accepts it.
Warnings ajrainst it are toothless
from age and powerless to arouse.
Transient grief for the victim 13
as real as ever, and as booties.
The figures that show the mag
nitude j of motor carelessness-
which causey most or the motor
accidents fall on motor-deafened
A statistician, whose figures
the Insurance Press accepts, de
clares that automobiles in 1920
caused 12,000 deaths in the
United; States; caused non-fatful
FUTURE DATES -
Ortnlitr 21, Fridjr Guild dunce at
; Orlob"T 30, Srndny Laying corner
stono, of new S!(n HoMtit.il.
j Nnwnbrr 8, Tim-mIh? Kxuminationit nf
featkMut RnaMxmeK for ntranne to West
IVttit, Halem Armory.
: Numiirr il, 2i mad 23 Varies
!' Tmmrhm Ihiiuw
Docemb"r 4. " Knnriav Elk Memorial
ternce, Grand Theater. ,
injury to 1,500,000 people and
lesser injuries to an incalculable
number. Companies dealing in
life insurance exclusively last
year paid 'claims totaling $4,750.
000 for deaths caused by the au
tomobile. This statistician esti
mates that the automobile is re
sponsible for an annual loss of
$1,000,000,000 in this country.
York paper that a janitor speaks
the most correct Enelish in Bos
ton. The janitor would say "most
injf!y con ect. '
KEEPING I P WITH LIZZIE
You Needen't keep on feelins
distressed after eating, nor belch
ing, nor experiencing neusea be
tween meals. Hood's Sarcaparilla
cures dyspepsia it Ktren -tii:-!.s
tut stomach and othor digestive
organs lor the proper performance
of tht-ir funct.ons. Take Hood's
New. Contract is Made
By State Printing Board
The state printing board yes
terday entered into a new con
tract for one year with the Ban-croft-Whitney
company of San
Francisco, publishers of the Ore
gon Reports, whereby the books
wiil l e distributed; at a cost of
T.O cents less perl volume than
under recent contracts. Fcr some
years the cost of the books ha?
been $1 a volume, plus cost of
delivery. Under! the new con
tract' it will be $3.50. plus de-
liverv cost. About five editions
are published annually. These
are the books containing opinions
of the state supreme court; James
Crawford, who was appointed to
succeed the late Frank A. Turner
r.s reporter for 1 the court, has
just ertered upon the duties of
; that office. He Is continuing his
jduites a assistant state! treasu
rer peadin? the I appointment of
a new assistant by O. P. Hoft,
stata treasurer, i ; " . ;
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 20.
Russell Byron, special agent of
the federal department of justice,
has received notice that he l.tt
be transferred to Butte. Mont., as
htad of the office there. F. Ai
Watt special agent at Spokane
Ut take charge ot the Portland
It costs more money to keep
a car abroad than at home. The
annual tax on a Ford in England
averages about $125 ayear. It
pays to keep a wheelbarrow over
McArthur's Father Once
Served on Supreme Court!
SLAVE AMI SERF
Russian peasants are offering j
themselves for sale for life as j
slaves in exchange for food. At j
that, they are not finding tak- I
ers. nobody seems to. want a
Russian peat-ant about the place.
Looks as if he would have to
(hake off his incubus, go to work
and save himself.
POLI TI UA Ii PliA YTI 1 1 NO S
Thomas It. 5larshau, the for
mer vice president, says that the
preferential primary took the
place of the saloon as a politica
playground and that in another
season the American people wil
be ready to give three cheers fo;
some plaything to take its place
in our political life.
The only man who has served
en the Oregon supreme court
from Baker county otlrer than
John L. Rand, whose appointment
was announced recently by Gov
ernor Olcott, was L. L. McAr
thur, iuther of C. N". (Pat) Mc
Arthur. representative in congress
from the Portland district.
.Mr. Mf Arthur was elected jus
tire oi the supieme court whilo
a resident of Maker county in the
year s70, and was re-elected
from Wasco county in 1S76. Hq
sarved until the year
At that itme the court was com
prised of five judges from as
many districts in the state. Tho
court convened once ea"h year in
BITS FOR BREAKFAST
The frost is on the pumpkin
There may still bo no strike:
but both sides are getting good
and ready. That may help to pre
vent it, too.
Herbert Hoover announces that
his department will help to get
essentials hauled, in case of a
strike. He will know how to dr
it. He has handled the biggest
things of that kind in the world
No: the unemployment confer
ence did not take up the case ol
the Democratic office holders.
The Chinese delegates are com-1
mg to the disarmament conference
in force. That country is the great
bone of- contentipn of the Kai
Eastern question, and that is the
preliminary question to be set
tled. New York bootleggers have
turned to the practice af killing
one another, and of one Who ha?
just been shot to death it is said
that he was worth $500,000 and
was regularly attended by. a $100
a week body guard.
A Bostonian writes to a New
K TEA DIDY
It's Grandmother's Cecipe to Bring
Back Color and Lustre
tody knows wht
he cou hi do with
health when he
hasn't got it."
O. L. Scut
Cardinal Gibbons nursed
a weak stomach for more
than 60 years. So far as is
known he never took any
steps to mako U strong. He
simply cut out and reduced
his food list until the kind
and quantity that his stom
ach would handle was dis
covered. Many who are not sick
and think they are healthy
are nierely nursing a weak
ness that could be easily rer
moved. Nature intended
every organ of the body to
be strong and vigorous, and
unless there is interference
with a normal supply of
mental impulses Jife) trav
elling the nerve lines to the
organs and nerve cells there
will be normal health and
strength. The chiropractor
is able to detect the point
of weakness and by chiro
practic spinal adjustments
to remove it.
Chiropractic spinal ad
justments remove the cause
of diseases of the head,
throat, lungs, heart, stom
ach, liver, kidneys and in
PfXSSUBI OH SPINAL
TRVES IN DtSFlWtn
THE FOLLOWING OJOAKy
You can turn gray, faded hair
beautifully dark and lustrous al
most over night if you'll get a
bottle of -Wyeth's Sage and Sul
phur Compound" at any drug
store. Millions of bottles of this
eld famous Sage Tea Recipe, im
proved by the addition of other in
gredients, are sold annually, says
ft well-known druggist here be
cause it darkens the hair so" nat
urally and evenly that no one can
tell it has been applied.
Those whose hair is turning
gray or becoming faded have a
surprise awaiting them, because
after one or two applications the
gray hair vanishes and your locks
become luxuriantly dark and beau
tiful. This is the age of youth. Gray
hatred, unattractive folks aren't
wanted around, so get busv with
Wyeth's Sage and Sulphur Com
pound tonight and you'll be de
lighted with your dark, handsome
hair and your youthful appear
ance within a few days. Ariv.
YOU USE LESS
than of higher priced brands
(Mora than a pntiuit and
a hfclf for a quarter)
for oyer SO years
Satisfaction guaranteed or
Millions of pounds bought
by the government.
Why pay war prices?
for an mo
Dr. O. L. Scott
4H-19 U. S. Bank lildg.
People's Cash Store
Some More "Live Wire"!
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36 inch Comforter Challies j
A big lot which represents a handsome; as
sortment of desirable colors, now on sale
former price was 25c to 35c per yard. Special
$1.25 Cotton Quilted Batting I
Kxtra large size. 72x80. Made of fine quality
sanitary cotton fleece. Make your quilt -and
comforter now. Special at
8000 Yard, 36 inch v !
Winton Unbleached Sheeting
Big 25c value special for today
$1.49 Flannel Night Gowns ;
For men and women in white and other-fine
colors all well made of best outing flannel. Spe
cial at nn
One big lot Children's Flannel Nightgowns,
Another Mill Shipment
These chilly nights will find vou comfv and
warm under one of these fine Nashua f6.;10
Extra largfr size. 12xS0, plaid j M QQ
and plain patterns )4a0
Extra large size, tan and white. 72x80. in ray.
with white, pink and blue borders. '4fi ?C
Special for Friday 1.DD
Girls' School Shoes
of extra heavy material and
shoes that will stand the
Big Lot of Hope Muslin
Yard while it lasts, limit
Live Wire Grocery Items
2 LBS STRAINED or
2 lis best QC
Coffee, in bulk....O0C
5 cans Salmon, fA
5 cans Tomatoes
Jiffy Jello OT
3 ll.s. Khredtled A "
1 pal. best Cooking -oil
Shop Where the Crowds Buy
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