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THE CAPITAL JOURNAL
Display Is Held
Best Ever seen
tne lone or greatest illumination would induee a corresponding excess of nag-!
pass through the plane of the north ' netism in the earth. Owing to th; un
star. At least one third ot the cn.re
horij.i wag brilliantly illuminated :
the period of maximum aurora. It
were at- if a hundred high power
searchlights were projecting their rays
Into the heavens at a distance- of 109
equal conductivity of the earth this
excess of Induced magnetism will lake
the foi m of free electricity especially
in the northern regions. In this o u
rare atmosphere the eleccric disturb
ances incident to passiug vv.es fre.n
sun and earth will take the form of
ISy S. II. Van Trump.
.miles from the observer. At times n;u . i .
,,, , - ,, ,. "7 light, just as five electricity generates
these U-ams of light would pass the,K, " lV, ,.- ,. t.
,, -, I. , . , J llftUl 1 1"C V I V , O.-1 1 1 I al I. Jill
! ' "e Aurora cor?aii . . rv..plrc. : insvltf bIe that whe nce atmos
on ine evening or arcn z.na was ue-: e i. phere tnvtrsei by suc!l SU1 gng elec
w.eu., ...o oru.m u ana goi-; - - trlcal wgvM lisht shouM generaied.
geuua ever wiinesseo. uy any uvrttf l v in.wii mrj bhiii mm unr
dweller In this latitude of the northern liance comparable to that of a helium
hpiitUnhuM riniv .m niiniia star. A moment later thor hrjcutiia a'
ocniLi.in. In Seniemher lssr.. hm ih I greenish hue. then a roldenereen. and
writer in more than forty years ob-! finally a dull crimson, to disappear as f)dd Iticidptlt T$
play lhat even feebly compared to that work cf that evening tlieiws brilliant
of that evening. bars and beams of light shot and
At about 8 o'clock Monday evening danced across the heavens like chain
Support For Hun j
ists. At a communist meet.ng held lulvanceJ cne hour beginning next M .n.t.
. . . . . , 11m
hours in the New Tork rt.wk m-
Ams-.srdrm last night speakers urg.;Jday in confromity with th? change of'adont..i k 5 sht
a sprea.-i of the strike in Holland. A'v, . r
heavy police guard was maiu'aiiied at
The Hague. War. 25. Communica
tions have been addressed to com
munist leaders of France. Belgiuir. TRADING HOrRS EXTK.VDED
and England by the bolshcvikl Ccnimii
Worll tureau at Amsterdan. reuutsr-j
under the New York daylight savitgs! RayaI -Ntehbor, of
tew. The board of goveruoij of the
Chicago Exchange voted yesterdav to
.iiii.. . i - i . .-wi'ii...',- riv . .... ai.m . m . .1 1 r
Chicago. Mar. 25. Trading on the! to 1 p. m. on week days and from 8 a
ing them to support German commn'Chicnjo stock exchange will be udVlm. to a. m. on Saturday until duchlwar
auxiliary of th. . ,
America, has ha Boba..
. There are so
Fi Bam Robbed;
Told To Police
Repeated thefts of eggs, hay anl
could 1 seen In great brilliancy aciiss1 lightning. There was present in this grain from the Center feed stabL-s.
the northern horixon that marvelous j display one' form of illumination
magnetic phenomenon so graphically
described by Humbodit, as viewed
from KonigKberg more than a centur;
ao: "Low itywn in the distant north
ern horizon, in that part of the heavens
which It. intersected by the magnetic"
meridian, the sky, previously cleai,
at once overcast. A dense wall or bank
of cloud seems to rise gradually higher
and higher until it attains an elevation
of 8 or 11) degrees. The color of the
dark segment passes into brown or vio
let, ami stars are visible through the
cloudy stratum, as when a dens? smoke
dark. 'lis the sky. A broad bright 1am
iimuK arch, flint white, then yellow,
boi dei s the d:irk sogement. The lum
inous arch remains sometlmta .r
hum's together flushing and kindling
in ever, varying undulatio'is; then i-hv.h
and siniims emenate from il and shei.t
up to the zeniih." The nio.e intense
is the discharge of the "northern
light," the more bright i.-i the dim "lay
of minis, through all Hie varying
erad.itit'iiB of tho Spectfuin from vio
let ii nd bluish white to green and Ciim-
Ihe display of Monday evening
reached its first maximum of illumi
nation at about S d'clou!; and cnntin
ued to pass from maxiiiwim to mini
mum at Intervals ot 3U minutes until
11:30, when thu more striking phe--nomeiia
failed to reapiear. At one
maximum the greatest display wouTd
upiiear In the northeast, the next would
be in the northwest, and occasionally
which we have not seen In any pievi-
ous aurora: Circular luminous clouds,
glowing nebula, would appear alteve
the aurora. These would suddenly, as
it we-e, explode, scattering heir iight
over vast areas. These clouds of lu
minosity would appear in rapid, regu
lar succession above tho crest of the
aurora, as if they were waves sent off
from some mighty wireless generator.
The aurora borealis is a very striking
and .awe-inspiring prenomenon and I
was surprised today to tind so few
people in Salem who had witnessed
center ana front streets, was report
ed to police this morning. According
to a report made at headquarters an
auto drove up to the barn late Wed
nesday night. One of the occupants
got out and entered the barn.
An old man stationed there as
watchma l paid little heed for . a
while, and when the intruder did not
reappear, he searched for him, and
found him near the egg store, room.
When he was asked what he wanted,
he said he was looking for a place to
The auto reappeared at about ono
that of Monday evening. For a goodloclock tn'8 morning, and the fellow
many centuries natural philosophers I made a second attempt to enter. The
have speculated on the plivslcal cause
of tho aurora; it still remains some
what obscure. From remote times ob
servers have noted many uuggeative
facts with reference to the aurora, viz.,
that the streamers of lignt coincide
with the magnetic meridians of the
earth; that the aurora is periodic and
correspond to sunspot periods, and
magnetic storms on the sun and earth;
number of the car was taken and do-
lice were aiding iA a search for it today.
In Shops Pretty
Easter displays in stores downtown
displays that would do Justice to a I
aurora is always greatest i city far larger than Salem today were
when there is greatest magnetic dis
turbance between the sun and earth;
that the aurora shows mo3t brilliant in
regions where the magnetic potential
of tho earth is greatest, which lo al
ways in northern regions.
Su'isMot periods are accompanied by
great rctivity and great mass move
ment in the sun. This excessive mass
movement in the sun generates an ex
cess of magnetism in that body, w hich
Grand Opera House, Tue., Mar. 30
Tho Musical Com Iy Success of tfio Season
( ATJHY SH SIC COOU C'OMKDY I'KKTTY COSTI MDS
A Unirerln Landslide of Luiiglilcr
Trices 50c, 73c, $1.00, $1.50
Kciil Sale ociis. Monday Opera House Pluirnincy
attracting much favorable comment by
passersby on the strets. Almost every
store in the business district thai
handles goods of that nature have
elaborate displays for the Easter sea
son in their windows.
perhaps the best display is in the
windows of the Meyers store, corner
Liberty and Court streets. This dis
play was arranged by Thomas B. Rob-
.,..7v..,, .-"i""' . wiiiutiw trimmer, nuu
will vie with any metropolitan arrange
mem ot us kind
f M 2
4 result nt
t. Great Dramaof the North
'The Girl from Outside"
Directed by Reginald Barker'
Produced through Goldwyn
With His Last Ounce of Strenrth th "
Curley Kid-the Handiwt ljttlSip" b
Alaska-Destroyed the Evidence.' that Stood
Between the Happiness of the Girl He Loved
and Made Possible Her Marriage to Another
He Had Paid Hi? Debt of Gratitude !
-. See This Powerful Drama of the Great
North. It is Thrilling! It Vibrates with The
Crashing Conflict of Primitive Passions; it
Throbs with the Pathos of Unrequited Love,
It is Eex Beach's Crowning Triumph!
Mrs. A. T. M.
1 t .
Greater Calcium .
Fight On Weevil
Columbia, S. C, liar. 2.---An in
creas?d production df calci'im .usenate
will make It possible for farmeig to
wage war against the boll weevil this
year on a greatly enlarged scale, sec
retary of Agriculture Meredith told the
members of the South Carolina branch
of the American Cotton association In
an address here today.
Mr. Meredith said tho test of cal
cium aisenate as a poison that would
eliminate the ordinary boll irivcvii .
tried successfully last year on an aban
Will demonstrate, in our window, the wonderful A. V. M.
hair tonic. This tonic will absolutely stop the falling out of
hair. It is soothing and refreshing to the scalp and makes
the hair brilliant and abundant.
See her in our window.
SATURDAY MARCH 27TH
Tyler's Drug Store
157 S. Commercial ,
The high standard ot quality never changes. Rolls, Dough
nuts, Cakes, Pies and Cookies.
Bake-Rite Sanitary Bakery
457 State Street.
I il! A I
2 Reel 'j Com
Comedy -r - j
Americans are now eagerly buying
German bonds at the rate of a million
dollars worth,, day. Again we ask
Who won the war? Providence Tri
The fewer dollars you have to spend on gaso
line and oil and for repair bills, the greater
your bank account will be. Bethlehem means
Salem Velie Company
162 North Commercial St.
Distributors for Marion and Polk Counties
C n J-J,
I v) f oo.o. 1 f(Ti
A man who buys a car with
out firt investigating the
. . f BIG-SIX does
numelf a verj grave injustice.
. ' . P. O. B. SaTcm
!' Jwl. r- Trz"-
MARION AUTOMOBILE CO.
The small, medium aad
large chambers develop
nigh, intermediate and low
Tones are reflected from flat
surfaces-the distortion re
curyed surfaces is avoided.
This original invention in -the
Cheney is of great im
portance in keeping all tones
in proper relations to the
of Tone Control
One cornetist, in an orchestra of a hundred
pieces, could destroy the masterful work of the
- others by playing hi3 part too loudly.
Similarly the most beautiful musical reproduc'
. tion loses its charm if the component parts or
the original are not held in proper balance. ,
Tone control in The Cheney has been brought
to a high state of perfection through the in
vention of a series of resonating chambers.
Not only is the rich quality of the onginal
brought out in all its beauty, but every
maintains its relative tonal value.
840 Court street v ' ... . -