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THE CAPITAL JOURNAL
Brown Asked to
ieciae otaius 01
Vluther or not the democratic
central coinmiitee of Oregon srlii be
able to "pass the buck" on the na
tional committeemnnship fight back
to the rank and file vi the party will
cepend upon the construction which
Attorney General Brown may place
Upon the state law cover Ins the se
lection of this particular official.
In a letter received by the secre
tary of state's office this morning J.
JJ. Crown, present chairman of the
democratic 'central committee calls
attention to the fort that under the
terms of a resolution adopted by the
national committeemen in session at
fc"t. Louis June 14. IS and 11, last, the
term of She prevent democratic na
tional committeeman for Oregon will
expire with the adjournment of the
democratic notional convention at San
Francisco June 28. next.
i "In orUi-r that the democrats of
Oreiton may have an opportunity to
elect their national committeeman by
popular vote it will be necessary for
candidates for that office to file and
ave their names on the primary bal
lot for the primary election which
will be held on May" ri, 1920
Brown's letter reads. "Democrats who
desire to file for democratlo national
committeeman should bo permitted
to do so if they comply with the-re
qulrements of the law."
The Oregon slate law roverlnic this
point, however, provliies for the elec
tion of national committeemen In MM
and every four years thereafter. The
urn corunuueeman so elected was
will II. Hornlliroiik who was elected
In 1918 and whose term would there
for not expire until 1922. Upon the
resignation of Hornihroolc lr. J. W.
Morrow of Portland was named by
the central committee to succeed him,
tinder a provision ot tho law which
requires vncnncH In the office to he
filled by the central committee of the
fcmrty in which the vacancy exlHls.
Whether the law of tho state or
the action of the national pnrty or
ganization takes precedence In this
matter will be chocked up to the at
torney general for solution.
Arrive Safely In
lity By Seaplane
tb- f.ct that he is a f omu r reidnt I
in solving the
mtuWv I foreign relitioKs
of the ;ate f Or con. havSr.c Uved in "These all must h-vre been in the international procit..ua ui
lhi state, at K-wherr and Rilem from 'mind of Hon Charles E. Huehes when. "The American people
great 'Of the eastern part of the city. Among AsoiiUat Secretary Post of
ure. the splendid attractions will be the department for h.'s attitude '
1 his intern slide highway pictures which portation of radical . a
will Se rhaurn on a screen by tUcwry wnn the house ,'
the jum of tea i-n" . the 'on February IS. 13: J. Lo wid; "Tlis, i.p.-.iui-.ic i.uut. - a , Hia-hwav Engineer .,.. .......
state at the nee of sixteen to earn his! Americanism of Hoover Is shown In and hi genius as an ciavuu-i m v The Diet urea -will be M,. i, ..... ' v"-' by
m iiteUt, iuU Uitii: need
tn ! and hi- genhis as an economist in
thnnirh ct.nfnH i ,mi -ovarL it, in mtmnra. His erins the huire miruens 01
.. - - - - . .......... w ... ...v.,, - - - - - ; - m cnai isc vi . TV il 3 W'htleld at tHa
vertty. achievements dienified the nation and j brought on by the wor.il war. , TibbeU 0 the State Hish-' ,..ii.,v n. . . re.cst
uregon nee a " ., ..,.,., ' uer .m
tuition Herbert Vann. The pictures win oe sentative HoeJt. repuoiin .
taxation , of Secretary Koy A. Klein withvV,d V?"0 K4,.
"He was born at West Branch. ; established prestige for the American "The people of
"Salem's Favorite Son for President
Register and Vote for Herbert Hoover
in the Republican Primaries, May 21."
Showers of small cards bear! nit this
slogan descended upon Salem, Thurs
day when Chester Murphy, chairman
of the Hoover Republican cluh circled
over this city in the hydroplane "Sea
The g.ver arrived In Salem at 12:30
and after wheeling above the city for a
few moments settled gracefully upon
ine v itiamette ana accomplished a
good landing. The machine w as pilot
ed by Victor Vernon, ex-army flyer.
Nearly two thousand persons wit
nessed the landing of the first scalane
to reach Marion county waters. Mr.
Murphy spoke briefly, calling attention
to the purpose of illustrating the ra
pidity of the Hoover movement which
has attained considerable proportions
in less than three weeks time.
He stated that more than two thou
sand voluntary signatures had lieen
affixed to the petitions, although only
1300 are required. "Political propa
ganda ugalnst Hoover has been thickly
sown in Oregon," said Mr. Murphy,
"but Hoover Is gaining hundreds of
friends dally In people who declare
that they are determined to exercise
their own desires in presidential
The petitions were taken to the Capi
tol by Mr. Murphy an the filing marks
Iowa, August 10. IS Tl. of Quaker par-1 name abroad which none of the fan- j great ability .is an organizer, a ueei-
enta He was left an orphan at the;ures of diplomacy can obscure. iu : optr ana a r '
age of eight years, moved to Oregon j bears a name illustrious because of re- i problems of the west that relate to
when ten and. began earning his living' markable achievements: but. best of 'irrigation, drainage and the proper
all, it Is a name untarnished, express- ( development of the great national re
ive not oiilv r eireeiitii.nsil nhilitv but sources of water power, forests and
of the simple life of a modest citizen."
Party I'onnccli Ml Shown.
"Herbert Hoover is a republics.
His friends have always known him to
be a republican of progressive tenden
cies. In 1909 he heeiimp & member of
the New York Republican club, now and O. t. I-cuer, c.rciarj.
"He was graduated from Stanford
university In IS'95, when lie began his
profession of mining engineer, work
iiiff for American firms and attaining
such prominence that his services were
called for In many parts of the world.
"Hoover happened to be In London
at the outbreak of the war. Thousands ;
Of his CDUlttrTDlrn wnv itrnnihH ynrl!
he put his personal credit at their dis
posal so they could secure funds for
the voyage home.
Hoover foresaw the Belgians' star
vation soon after the Germans ad
vanced and, on h! own initiative,
chartered ships, secured the coopera
tion of the British and French govern
ments and then secured a'popular sub
scription In the United States to start
the Belgian relief.
Hoover took what promised to be
the most thankless civilian job in the
whole war head of the food admin
istration. Its success depended abso
lutely upon the support of his fellow
citizens. He understood them so well
that it became the most effective of
war organizations and the United
States accomplished more by volun
tary effort than other nations cotilu
do by law.
mines for the benefit of the people.
"We bfg to subscribe ourslvs.
"HOOVER .REPUBLICAN CLUB OF
"Bv Chester G. Murphy, chairman,
'Hoover was made director general
the entry of Herbert Clark Hoover's "f relief in Europe, because, he was
nume on republican party ballots at th j1"" one man with ability and expert
Washington, April IB. A resolu
tion looking to Hid impeachment of
Assistant Keerelaiy Post, of tho labor
.department, for his attitude toward
th deportation of radicals, was In
troduced today by Keiirewuitative
j'uen, repuiuienn, Kansiin, urtur a
conference with republican loaders.
The resolution would direct the Ju
diciary committee to Investigate
charges made ngnlnst Post by Chair
man Johnson, of tliu Immlnnttlon com
tulttee, and others nnd If tho evidence
warranted to report a resolution pro
. lh measure was referred to the
house rulos commltlee, which will de
ride whether It should be mado a spe.
aiNl order of business beforo ' the
house. There was no Judication when
the rules committee would net,
Washington, April 18. The rail
road labor board wan ronrirmed today
by the senate.
The voto on. th eliminations came
after four hours debuto behind nin.
d doora. Only one roll cull, on the
name 01 u. Wallace W, Ilancor ot tho
public froup, was deninnded. It was
reported to have resulted 11 to vi
In -favor of continuation, with some
flemocruts as well n republicans
Voting in opposition.
Frank Dayey, three time member
of the legislature und speaker of tho
housa during tho 1907 session has an
nounced that he Is out for election
As Marlon county representative, Mr.
lMvey states that he has been op
liortuned to make the race, by tunny
of his friends and that ho will file
declaration of rnndblaey soon.
In 1J0J Mr. Davey represented
Marlon county In the legislative ses
sions and 1907 was again sent to that
body, In M12 Mr. Itavcy rhnnged
residence nnd was sent from Malheur
and Harney counties to tho 1U ses
sions. - . '
Never polish windows when the sun
In shining on them ,111 it leaves them
v a 1 -
Accompanying the petition the fol
lowing letter was delivered to Kecre
tary of State Hen W. Olcott:
"The Hoover Republican club of
Oregon takes pleasure In handing to
you the accompanying petition signed
by 263S registered members Of the re
publican .party and supporters of Her
bert C. Hoover, and all qualified elec
tors and residents of the various pre
clncts of the various counties of the
state of Oregon and we respectfully re
quest that you will cause to be printed
on the official nominating ballot of the
republican party at the primary nom
inating election, to be held in the slate
of Oregon, on the 21st day of May,
lf20, the name of Herbert C. Hoover,
who Is a member of the republican
party, a citizen of the state of Callfor
rtla, and whose post office Address Is
Stanford University, California, for the
purpose of enabling every qualified
elector of said republican party to
vote for hi or her choice for one per
son to be the candidate for nomination
by said republican party for the office
of president of the United States.
Former Oregon Resident.
,"Ily filing the name of Herbert C.
Hoover lit the republican primary elec
tion us a candidate for president, we
tuko pride and pleasure In pointing to
ence sufficient to meet the vast prob
lem of food distribution after the ar
mlstlce. . ,
"Hoover was then asked to head the
conference at Washington studying the
problems of capital and labor, because
ho Is the one American who can com
mand the support of all the elements
"Hoover married an American girl
and sends his children to American
- "Hoover has always had a home in
the United States, and has maintained
oficeg here for about twenty years.
"Hoover during his professional life
has spent some part of every year in
the United States, excepting only three.
"in short, Hoover's life demonstrates
as his chief characteristics traits we
have been proud to consider typically
humble birth, ambition, pluck,
lerserviince; ' . ,
' profess! inal success attained in
tho face of discouraging handicaps;
courage, honor, high Ideals;
a mentality alert to recognize
decisiveness, foresight, fairness;
sympathy for the unfortunate;
-rloyalty to his country und Its neo-
the National Republican club of 54
West oth street, and was continuous
ly a resident member until 1917.
"Furthermore, he is on record as
forbidding the use of his name in dem,-!
ocratic primary contests.
"He has announced his willingness
to accept the nomination at the hands
of the republican party on a forward
"He favors the ratification of the
peace treaty and the adoption of thei
league of nations covenant with reser-
"In submitting his name as a eandi-1
date for the preference of Oregon vot- i
crs we submit the following facts: j
"From a poor Oregon boy he has'
risen to be the greatest administrator)
and executive of modern times. !
"He is a business and economic i
genius and America needs to draft his!
services as president as he was drafted
for the great humanitarian work of ,
feeding the world. , j
"The government needs his states-j
manshlp and intimate knowledge of
Richard Club To
Meet Friday Night
way Department. c..,t., . -'wit.
Another treat in store for those wh. f vmieiie nad ai-ranstj
attend the meeting will be an ad- recogmie Representative Hock f
dress by Hon. James S. Stewart, introduction of the resob r nh'
member of the lower house of thei u . ,m" aM
legislature from Wheeler county and n hlm twi for the Pu
an ardent advocateiof good roads and :Hock, however, withheld his
tion and Mr. Mondeti "wis.
irwovd -e ... uuuuncedi
the state. iwuraa icauers
t .rA mtioiMl nmrrflm vil) helil'stUdY It further. Hrwlr t...:-, . '9
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to round out an evening or rare cii-.imjuugvc n luier.
tertainment and a large attendance Is
expected. The program will begin atj
S o'clock. 1
The Richmond Improvement club
has prepared a splendid program for
its regular meeting to be held at the
Richmond school building tomorrow
t AAnnH..l in.iitotinn fn at.
tend ha been extended to the citizens today looking to the impeachment ot
Plan To Impeach !
Secretary Post j
Is Delayed Today
Washington, April 15. Plans tor
introducing a resolution in the house .
of rurnlture, Range. Heaters.
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Hugs, Tools, etc-
470 X. Coin! Pboue, jis
Armory Saturday Night
"The Human Canary"
The megaphone sincer and
quality orchestra entertains.
Ladies Free Admission
rjp ww w vsy Vy W W VVp J H
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I Bo J WM"I
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You Will Find Unusually Low
Prices On All Our
LETflHC THE PUBLIC KNOW THE TRUTH
Greatest Sale of
LADIES COATS and
SUITS in Salem
Ladies' Coats and Suits are not selling this
season as they should. ' The principal rea
son we think is that prices are too high.
We bought very heavy anticipating a very
. big sesaon. Now we find ourselves chock-a-block
with Suits and Coats. Our rule in
business has always been : "The first loss
is the cheapest in the long run." NUF CED
We are going over every coat and suit in
the store and marking them down at prices
that the people can afford to pay.
Ladies' Suitsf $65.00 an d$75j00, marked down' to $47.50
Ladies' Suitsy $50.00 and $55.00, marked down to $39.50
Ladies' Suits $35.00 to $45.00, marked down fo....$29.50
Ladies' Coats $50.00 to $60.00, marked down fo......$395()
Ladies' Coats $40.00 to $45.00, marked down fo...-.-$34.50
Ladies' Coats $30.00 to $40.00, marked down fo.. . .$24.50
Ladies' Coats $25.00 to $30.00, marked down to -$19.50
Sale. Starts Friday Morning 9:30 a.m.
Our Prices Always The Lowest -
Formerly Chicago Store
Com'l. and Court Sts.
Your Choice of Any of Our
Best Ladies Hats at
LADIES' HATS , $2.490 $8.90
GIRLS HATS $U9 TO $3.9g
Y ou will certainly be surprised at the good values you will
get in this important line of apparel
Call and see them. You can hot afford to miss this chance.
TO ALLPROSPECTIVE AUTOMOBILE PURCHASERS
The fact is very evident that a great shortage of automobiles of every kind will be experienced
with the coming of good weather and good roads, and it is our advice to you, Mr. Car Purchaser,
that orders be placed NOW to protect yourselves against another raise in price that is bound to
come. Also to be next on the lists so that your delivery can be made without too great a delay.
The line of automobiles that we handle are standard old line qualityoods, that we are proud
to offer our customers. In the . . " '!
OUR BIG THRF.F! - xt... -
... -c .. rnac win suit the moderate purchaser as well as the particular
buyer, and our motto is to
the day or night.
serve our customers in a courteous manner as well as at all hours of
A full supply of accessories, parts, tires, oils are carried at all times.
Yours for more business.
OA Qiation-tvicic Institution
33 South Commercial Street.