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About Capital journal. (Salem, Or.) 1919-1980 | View Entire Issue (March 13, 1920)
AY, MARCH 13, 1920.
Mar. 1 b"'"'
eajem Business Men's league,
Lmercial club. o'clock.
Mar. X7-St. Patrick bene
tit dance under the auspices
the Salem Senators, ar-
mr. 18. Baby clinic for
children under normal. Com
liar. 22- Associate Com
mercial club members meet at
club, 8 p. m. to form sales
March 26. Women's republi
can club meeting, armory.
Court House News
, Rate of Oregon vs Frank Day. Or
er. Eriiui Knox vs George P. Knox.
CMHP'aln:- ' '
J V. Day vs Lenora Day. Sum
Hester J. ueomiru, eavuiv. mit
lury aim ai'iM.""--"'""-
CAVANAGH 1-aFayettc C. Cavanngh
S7, Friday ufternoon in a local
ttnre. Bedy t Kigdon & Son'a.
Funenil announcement later.
Business men of the city who gath
er at the Commercial club Mondny
noon for their regular weekly lunch
eon there will make a tour of some
industrial plant in the city, according
U an announcement at the offices of
(be club today. The name of the plant
to which they will go was not made
Dance tonight by real dance music
and singing nt the armory. Ladies
free admission. 63
Vtavi Hear lecture Mondny af
ternoon. Mrs. Foar. $31 Hotel Marion.
Shamrock Center brick ice cream
for the occasion, March 17th. Order
ow. Any ice cream dealer will take
your order. Buttercup Ice Cream Co.
Dance tonight by real dance music
and sinning at the armory. Ladles
free admission. 63
Drs. White and Marshall, osteo
pathic physicians. 17. 8. Bank bids. 63
R. K. Grant of Dnllns, who was ar
rested Friday morning by Officer Lee
Moreloelt for being intoxicated, was
fined $!i in municipal court today.
Grant was so intoxicated Friday that
he was unable to be taken before the
Full line colors in Madronettes and
Snow Flake, regular 75 and 90c. 49c
uer yard. Hamilton's. 81
The Bseape of two boys, whotie
names were not given to police,, from
the Chemawa Indian school Friday
evening, was reported at headquar
ters. The boys ages were given as 13
and 16. Both weighed about 100
pounds each, and wore regulation
garb of the institution.
Full line colors' in Madronettes und
Snow Flake, regular 75 and 90c, 49c
per yard Hamilton's. 4
The boil)- of Mrs. Mary E. Leaf, (10.
who died at a hospital here Friday,
was sent to Portland for funeral and
fcurial today by the Webb & Clough
eompany. L. S. Lyons, her son, ac-
companled the body.
ancy scrims, values to
yard. Hamilton's. -"Musical
and "Asia' ar eprrlodicals which the
Salem public library is receiving this
year for the first time.
Fancy scrims, values to "75c, 35c
yard. Hamilton's. 64
"I. V. W.-ism versus common
sense" is the subject upon which
William H. Valvani of the Pacific
IKht and Power Co. of Portland, will
peak next Wednesday evening at the
public library. Mr. Oulvani, who is a
alive of Russia, spoke on last year's
lecture course on the subject of bol
ahevism. The pleasure which he gave
liia audience on that subject promises
siuch for this which is distantly re
nted. To his study of the classes of
whom he speaks, Mr. Galvani brings
sane mind and a sympathetic in
terest. The lecture twill be presented
the auditorium of the library at
. nt. on Wednesday.
After being closed since Januury
4. when a portion of the building was
destroyed by fire, the public library
"opened Friday and is rapidly re
turning to normal, according to Mis
riora Case, librarian. - Although the
library has been open temporarily
from time to time since the fire, no
ry great volume of business has
een done, owing to the short hours
"as at the use of the public, while
the workmen were not actually at
rk in the interior. Friday 395 books
were isucd to readers, the largest
"amber since January S, the day be
fore the conflagration. On that day
"9 books were given out.
fld stocks of tires held by a few
"ealers In Salem will be sold at the
M Price, and will not be affected by
15 to. 18 percent raise announced
werai days ago by distribution hous-
in Portland. 3. W. Jones, of the
jwlem Veiie company, said today that
"e did not intend to raise the price
his -present stock of auto tires.
Special meeting of Salem
lodge No. 4. A. F. A A. M.
this evening. Work In the
' K. A. degree. Visiting breth
, ren welcome. 63
In "Greater Than Fame"
Oregon Electric Railway company.
This company announces the restora
tion of its night freight train sernce
to and from Portland terminals ef
fective Monday. March 15. Both car
load and less than carload freight be
tween Portland and your citr will
be handled in these night trains. Less!!0"
man carload shipments received at
Portland terminals up to 4 o'clock
P. m. will be ready for delivery at
destination at T o'clock a. m. the fol
lowing morning. Similar service ob
taining in the opposite direction. The
service will be operated daily except
Sunday southbound and dally except
Saturday northbound, the latter to
provide expedited movement for live
stock shipments on train leaving Eu
gene, Sunday morning. Tour patron
age is respectfully solicited. R. W.
Pickard, Asst. general freight agent.
Bert Cohen, traveling freight and
pass, agent. J. V. Ritchie, local agent
R. Howard, said by neighbors to
have been speeding with his machine
on 13th street, between Chemeketa
and Marion, was arrested Friday by
Chief of Police Welsh, and fined $5
in municipal court. Howard pleaded
guilty to the charge.
With the Epworth League acting'
the members und friends of
: Jason Lee
Memorial met at the
church Tuesday evening for supper,
a social hour and the regular monthly
business meetings of the different or
ganizations of the church. This is the
second of these enjoyable and profit
; H. N. Ely of- Salem has been award
ed the contract to complete the two
dormitories at ljt state school for
the feeble minded. The last legisla
ture appropriated (11,000 for this
work which, will be done by day labor
under Ely's direction.
Wlllard Maruny, son of Mr. and
Mrs. J, W. Maruny, 211 .Miller street,
after 30 months as a I'nited States
marine stationed in Haiti, is in Sa
lem visiting with his" parents. Young
Maruny is staying in Portland, and
will return there after a few days
In Marion county a candidate for
a county office on the republican
ticket must have the signatures of at
least 147 bonafide voters on his pe
tition before his name can be placed
upon the ballot for the May primar
ies. A candidate on the democratic
ticket for similar office must secure
the names of 20 voters upon his pe
tition. Not less than 15 petitions must,
be circulated by the prospective can
didate The above data is furnished
by County Clerk U. G- Boyer, whose
ofiice has recently been deluged by
aspiring office seekers anxious to
know "how it is done." .
Final account has been filed by J.
N. Nangen, administrator In the es
tate of Elena Brumberg, deceased.
ITpon final hearing of the account,
County Judge W. M. Bushey declared
the estate cltso'd and the administra
tor relieved from fuithcr obligations
in the matter. 1 . . .
i j.lr. Frank liohn, famous lecture?
and writer, addressed a gathering cf
Willamette University students Fri
day morning, at Eaton Hall. Dr. Bonn
choses as his topic "Industrial Prob
lems of England." Having travelled a
great deal and made a special study
of European industrial problems, he
was well fitted to discuss the topic,
and the lecture proved to be highly
interesting and instructive.
News of the latest triumph of Miss
Winnifred Byrd, Salem pianist, who
has created a furore In eastern musi
cal circles, was received in Salem
this week. Miss Byrd has lust appear
ed at Utica, 'New York, in concert
with the New York Symphony orches
tra, and was received with a great
deal of enthusiasm.
Effective Monday the Oregon Elec
tric train schedules that prevailed be
fore the war will be restored, it was
announced yesterday by assistant gen
eral passenger agent, R. H. Crozier.
Four now trains will be established.
At a meting held in the Commer
cial club rooms Friday night plans
were made for the organization of a
local association of the alumni of
the University of Oregon. The con
stitution nnd by-laws are now In the
hands of a committee, and it is prob
able that the actual organir-aiton of
the association will be affected in the
near future. Another meeting will be
held TuesdHy, March. 16, at 7 p. m.
W. C. WinsloW is one o fthe principle
The Freshmen Glee of Willamette
University has been postponed until
Friday, March 19, because of other
matters that will occupy the time of
the students until that day.
Wood bids will be received at the
local postofflce for 55 cords of big
fit wood. Postmaster August Hucke
steln said Saturday morning. This is
government wood, and anyone is elig
ible to PHi In a bid.
.The W. C. T. U. will observe Fran
cis Willard Memorial and Neal Dow
day on Tuesday, March 16, in their
hall on South Commercial street. Af
ter lunch Reverend Thomas Anderson
of the Presbyterian church will ad
j.. th Catherine. A cordial invita
tion is extended to the public to be
present at the observances.
Cards have been received in Salem,
r.lnir the engagement of Missj
Marion Bond Abbey, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. William B. Abbey, of New
arw, New Jersey, to Ha,rold Byrd
Hager. of this city. Miss Abbey, who
is extremely popular in Newark so
ciety circles. Is a graduate of WeI1
ley Colege with the class of 1918. Af
ter graduation she became actively
M...tirti with war work for a year.
Miss Abbey will be remembered here
having visited In Salem last inov..,
ber. Harold Byrd Hager Is the son
nf Mrs. Cordelia B. Hager of Salem,
ti ...... i 19 months in the service,
and since his return to Salem has
been connected with the Ladd and
Bush bank. Mr. Hager is a graduate
; n.nrl with the class or !.
and is a member of the eigma
Members of -HedgwirK i urn,
K are requested to attend the fun-r
eral of Mrs. Sarah A Whiteman.l
widow of late comrade Alex. B.I
Whiteman, at the undertaking parlors!
of Rigdon and company.
March 15, at 2 o'clock in the after-
.. hi.nnni In the G. A. R. Cir-
fcle Ci'y View Cemetery. J, M. Wat
son, commander. D. Webster, adju
p. W. Pottijr, Neis Henjem and fc..
L. smith have been named as ap-
praisers of the Geneva A. Allen estate
ay county Judge Bushey. As admin-
iMrator R. G. Allen is appointed. Mar-
is included In the estate s holding.
eentlv fii,a ,Y,. i xTSt
valued at ll-M t "T"
tamed at JliOtt, reuresentinc nroDer-
tv in Marion -
...... i uv appraise
ment was made by Nellie E. Varley
" i-atare and E. N. Starr.
ine Kev. Thomas B. Anderson an
nounces that the usual church r
Vices Sunday at the Kirst Presbyter-
cnurcn both moraine ami
ling. A cordial welcome is extended
to all. j:)t
Liberty has something it is proud
of. That is its new band, with all its'
noise and pomp. At the Parent-Teach-
era meeting tn Liberty hall there Fri-'
day night the band made its first!
public appearance. The enthusiasm
with which it was greeted plainly in.
dicated the pride of the community in
the organisation, for it was compelled
piny again and again.
BOND BUYING BY
The probe into the bond buying
transactions of State Treasurer Huff
which have been brought into nne.
tion through newspaper intimations
of unduly large margins and partial
ity toward a certain Portland bond
house, is already under way. Altho
the Marion county grand jury before
which Attorney General Brown will
conduct the official investigation or
dered by Governor Olcott does not
meet until next week the attorney
general's office is already busy gath
ering up the loose ends of informa
tion surrounding the conduct of the
In the treasurer's office three sets
of public accountants are busy check
ing up the records of the department.
A. L. Andrus of the firm of Marwick.
Mitchell, Peats company, is condpT
ing the audit of the trsurer's books
under the direction of the executive
office. R. E. Plnney of Portland is
conducting an Independent audit in
behalf of the state treasurer's bonds
men and ,the firm of Whitfield,
Whitcomb and company are conduct
ing an audit in behalf of Morris Bros.
Portland bond buyers.
Although Attorney General Brown
is saying nothing and the frequent
conferences in his office are surround
ed with the greatest ecrecy it is ex
pected that the probe will be form
ally launched sometime during the
Four L's Alleged
in favor of
the Loyal Legion of Loggers and Lum
bermen is being pratciced by some of
ficials of the Spaulding Logging com
pany," alleged Philip M. Holden, Sat
urday " morning) after a conference
with ' heads of the Timerberworkers'
local of this city. "In our original
agreement with the company, C. K.
Spaulding, its president, assured us
that the Timber.workers would have a
equare deal, but apparently, Mr.
Spaulding, has forgotten that promise,
or else subordinate officials are going
over his head."
"Recently, men of the mill have
been brought into the office and urged
to join th Kour "L" organization. One
of their organizers held a meeting in
thp romii.nnv'H vard nrevious to this.
und the men were urged to attend on
the company's time," states Holden.
"Since the timherworkers went Into
LL you have to do to know
that you are rid of reinsula-
tion trouble for good is to make
surt that you get a Still Better
Willard with the "Thread Rubber" ,
Trade Mark stamped on the sids
f the box.
Degge & Burreil
238 North High Street
Through Service We Grow
THE CAPITAL JOURNAL
the mill, officials of the company have
told me that increased efficiency in
production was noticeable - declares
Mr. Holden. "the old friction or trou-
Mr. Holden reports that a new local
ha abl!shrt at Silverton wltB
.. .. ... . ...
aI1 actu,, nirnircrsmp oi mill em
German Mark Drops
On New York MariW$8m&B3
New York, Mar. 1J. The
foreign exchange market to
day reflected only in minor
degree advices from abroad
' reporting the overthrow of
the Cierman government. De
mand sterling reacted m
cents to I3.6S4 but francs
were firm at the rate of 13.42
for the American dollar,' The'
German mark was nominally
quoted 'at '1:20 to 1.25 cents
against yesterday's closing
price of't.39 cents.
Paris, Mar. 13. The league of na
tions council today adopted a resolu
tion for the appointment of a com
mission of ten members for the inves
tigation .of conditions in Russia.
Grain: Wheat No. 1 $2.00; feed
oats SO'iTSSc: milling oats S0S8uo;
cheat hay $1820; oat hay $2122:
clover hay $23: mill run $47.
Buturfat: Butterfat i:. creamery
butter, 67 6 68c. .
Pork, Tea! and mutton: Pork on foot
15 lie; veal fancy 24c; steers lie,
lambs 13 'iC cows 79c; ewes to,
sheep, yearlings 12 Vic
Dressed pork 21c. -
Eggs and poultry: Eggs cash 30c;
light hens, 30r32c; e,tvy hens 28c;
old roosters 1516c; spriu;,-s 24c.
Vegetables; Onions per pound 5c,
celery doa. $1.75; potatoes, Yakima
6c. Oregon 3V44e; sweet potatoes 8
beets per sack $2; turnips per sack
$3.75; carrots per sack $1.25; parsnip
per sack $3.50; spinach 10c lb.; rad
ishes 40o doz. ,
Fruit: Oranges $(.0097.00; lermns
$ 7 7.5 0 ; bananas 11c; honey extract
20c; bunch beets 45c; cabbage 5 Ho;
head lettuce $1.25; carrots 45c; Brus
sell sprouts $1.25; cauliflower $2 dos;
red peppers 25c lb; rhubarb 12Ho;
peas 15c lb. ,
Retail prices; Eggs dozen 88c;
creamery butter 73 5o; country but
ter 68c; flour, hard wheat $3.2693.40
soft wheat $2.90.
Portland, Mar. 13. Cattle steady;
receipts 32; grain and pulp fed
steers $11.5012.0O; choice 111.00
11.50; good to choice $10.00 11.00;
medium to good $9.00 10.00; fair to
medium $7.608.50; common to fair
$6.5007.50; choice cows and netter
$9.00(g)10.00; good to choice $8.00
9.00; medium to good $6.50 7.50;
fair to medium $5.5086.50; cannera
$3.00'S5.60; bulls $5.00 7.50; prime
light calves $15.50 17.00; medium
light $10.0015.50; , heavy $7.D0
10.00; stockeis ami feeders $7,500
Hogs steady; receipts 474; prime
mixed $15.75l(i.26; medium $16.50
15.75; rough heavy $11.0015.25;
pigs $1215. -- i
Sheep Bteady; receipts none;eastern
lambs $17.061118.00; light valley $11
17.00; heavy $14.60 15.50; feedet
lambs $12015; yearlings $15 15.6 0;
wethers $13 13 GO; ewes $10013.
Portland, Or., Mar. 13. Cubes ex-
tra 2c; parchment wrapped box lota
65c; cartons 66c: half boxes fco more
less than H brixel'le more; butterfat
1 1 a
4 35c fob station; 69c Portland.
Poaftry and .
Portland. Or., .Mar. 1J. Eggs sell-
in price case count uying
price, ease count S2c; selling prioe
candled 38c; selected candled in car -
rouitry: Hens Slffsse: broilers 49
S? s; roosters ZOc; turkeys dressed
49$3c; geese 2If !5e; ducks 40 04
Wheat and Mill Staff.
Wheat: 1.!0; barley, $71; oat
Will You Let Your Hospital Fail
IT STILL NEEDS $30,000. JUSTIFY YOUR
CITIZENSHIP AND SUBSCRIBE
Spring Suits, Coats and Waists
balance to be
You Can Always Do Better At
wap Stumps for
Why let your valuable land lie idle, paying taxes and
curtailing your income? ' j.
With present prices prevailing and markets for all kinds
of produce right at home. You should not permit a day to
pass without blowing out a stump and adding to your crop
. Dupont explosives are inexpensive, and easily handled:
This reliable powder factory of 118 years in continuous
business, makes 3 kinds of stumping' powder covering
every phase and condition of land cleaning.
We are prepared to fill every order with surprising
promptness as we buy in carload lots and maintain our
own powder magazines.
yaSTt i n FB nifeSjv Come in 8,1(1 let us talk y?Tl lH fl H 8
I I III PI V Aland clearing . with your jj i I J 1 1 T J J
U is 1 1 1 1 i i j We can increa,e yur '"'xW u I ii I y j
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Ji.D bid; corn No.
Kay: Buying price, TalUy UmoUk
; J6.0; alfalfa 129.00; grain .':
ehat ,22; clover $16; oat and retch
Miilstuffs: Prices to.h, mill, elt
j artaare IJ extra. Mill run, car lets
mixed cars 144 ton; rolled barley
j rolled oats (68.50; ground barley 171
scratch feed f SO.
1 Corn whole $6(; cracked 6t
Meet Me at Meyers
We are showing the choicest selection of
dainty Voiles we have ever shown. Dark
shades predominate. The figures are
mostly floral, and are decidedly new and
novel. They range is very extensive.
Do Better By You
Keti or tnesTs
ate best treated
JOCHSAL WANT ADS PAT.
These are the
Wool Plaids i
Made in the finest quality
of Serge, 48 inches wide.
This is a very correct and
popular fabric for separate
A big shipment just in. All
wool Robes, "Oregon-made"