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THE CAPITAL JOURNAL
Of Indian Wars
' John Curl, a resident of this vl
felnity for 73 years, who crossed the
plains (0 Oregon in 1847, died Tues
day morning at the home of his
daughter, Mrs. C. A. Barr,, on the
JUver road near Salem,' at the age
tot 88 years. Mr. Curl was a retired
sawmill man of Scio, and farmer anil
had once served as assessor of Linn
leounty. ... .
Mr. Curl was born in Carroll coun-
xy, j&o. juiy l, muz, and 16 years
later set out across the plains. He
.was a veteran of the Indian wars in
ino nogue river valley. Always was
. Mr. Curl active in working for .hi3
community until a fe , wyears ago
wnon he retired.
The deceased is survived by three
daughters, Mrs. C. J. Anderson of
Portland, Mrs. I E. Mclntyre of Cre
xnona, Canada, and Mrs. C. A. Barr.
or Salem; by one son, F. C. Curl of
Jefferson, and by one brother, J. M.
vuri, aiso or Jefferson,
Tne remains are at the Rigdon
tehapel. Interment will be made at
Change in City
to Meet Demand
To Salem Guard
at Band Concert
By a rearrangement of school boun
daries and assignments, the Salem
school population of 3900 will be ao
commodated "-during, the ensuing
year, according to John W. Todd, su
perintendent of city schools. Of the
total number attending Salem pub
lio school nearly 1500 are students at
the junior and senior departments,
me equal division between the els
mentary and higher grades being very
unusual, omciais state,.
That the upper departments have
such a large attendance is attributed
to the Oregon tuition law which aid
students rrom rural districts. Due to
me rearrangement of schools, boun
aaries will be shifted southward
which will assure full attendance to
schools laying north of exlstln linn.
.mis is expected to fully populate the
Highland school, which had two va
cant rooms during 1919-1920 semes
ters. Miss Emma Kramer will he in
charge of this school.
.The list of teachers for all Kniom
schools, still lacks six pedagogues, of
numoer two are needed fn
elementary grades, one for Junior
high school and threa for th Mi
high school. Elementary teachers re
ceive $110 to $120 ner mnntl, 4i
high instructors receive $120 to $130;
while members of the senior high
staff receive $130 to $140 monthly.
School officials assert that ih .di
aries can not cbmpete with the scales
offered by neiehborlnsr
If iHfn..Hi a- - '
it. iu wjcure desirable mater-
. ; Elaborate preparati6ns have been
i ... lOT lne ' "Pee'al - ceremonies at
Wlllson park tonight when the at
tractive trophy won by M company
will be presented to the Salem guard
organization. , . : .
The Salem, company secured the
Drake trophy' by taking all honors in
, the efficiency competition at Camp
jLewla during the July encampment.
JThls gives the 70 officers and enlisted
; members of the company recognition
sis being the leading guard unit in the
Fifth Infantry of the Oregon national
Kuard. m company not only excelled
Jn the different competitive items but
brought to Camp Lewis the largest at-
UMra or an infantry unit present.
This entailed considerable sacrifice on
b iri ot oincers and men.as the en
campment took place during the rush
of summer work. ,
The formal presentation will be at 8
o clock and will follow the first con
cert number on Tuesday night's pro-
Blum, mjr j. j . urake, donor of the
cup,, making the address. Major Drake
win ue ioiowea oy T B. Handley, rep
resentating -Governor Olcott, who Is
"". irwm me city. Captain Leroy
ijowioii, commander of the Salem
company, win make the formal ac
ceptance. all members of M" comnnnv i
pected to participate In the ceremonies
wn tne Salem Cherrlans, will an
pear in uniform. The guardsmen will
asemble at the armory at 7:15 tonight.
From the armory they will, make -to
the Commercial club headquarters
-from which point they will be escorted
to the park by the Cherrlans. After
the ceremony, the guardsmen will be
uiariuesea at the armory, while the
commissioned officers of the company
will be hosts to Major Drake, r-her-rn,.
vixiucm na me governor's represent
ative at a banquet at the Spa.
The banquet at the Spa is set for 9
o'clock, those participating being Ma
jor J. F. Drake of Portland, guest of
honor; Lieut. Col. A. T. Woolpert, T.
B. Handley, Major H. O. Miller, Cap
tain Leroy Hewlett, First Lieutenant
Glenn L. Rice, Second Lieutenant Les
lie R. Burdette, , T. E. McCroskey,
King Blng Clancey, Charles Knowland
and Joseph McCallister, representing
the CherlranB and Salem Commercial
War on Traffic
See that your muffler jnuffleg.
Let your right foot .rest but lightly
s m ureat Britain
William Bell, hop grower and deal
er of thia city,, has Just returned from
a visit of one month in Eneland. the Ion the accelorator.
purpose of his trip being to acquaint! And don't let your, ilghts be hidden
himself with the English methods 0f.behma bushels ju anything else. Oth-
growing hops. Mr. Bell studied par-led to mako poUoe Jud&e Karl Bace
ucumny me acienuiic leruuzation ana. will not be of a social nature.
the effective vermlcldal psrayincr. I Chief of Police Jack Welsh an
He says that the English hon acre- noujiced Tuesday morning that Salem
age jirhich was materially reduced dur- po,loe are goln out ani l'"s ""l
ing the war for the purpose of food Bt',nKto, Beil''f ?,f. 1 vl
production is rapidly being; increased rnance In this city. Officer erden
to its Dre-war wninme. Thi .n.w M- Motritt has been instructed 10 con-
there were 8000 acres of new hops set .cern himself with traffic only.
out in England alone. "'mere ts too much speeding in oa-
Conditioiis Unsettled. iem, vmer weisn aeciai tu, .u ...
t, r.ij going to stop. Its very difficult for
are verv unsettled nnrl tha iw ..nn. one man to handle .the situation, but
have a much stronger voice in the af-,we'1,1 do,t-" ' , . ut
fairs of the government than in the' "cyciisin, riaing anywnere uB.",
United Slates. "The people have not """" m the future comply wun me
vet setiteri Annri t .nrtr th. n. law which says that there siian tje a
der-productlon of the manufacturing "eht on their wheels. "Motorists have
complained recently that accidents
itmnt ,m iw Poii wun men on wneeis nave Deen nanww
lv averted." Chief Welsh said. "It
nortant industries of Great Britain is ten't fair to the motorist to hold him
hnr.11., ihi n nnmnoto .i.v. t.n tt i resDonslblo for an acclaenc wun
ted States because the miners are get- bicyclist, when the man on the wheel
Hnor R11 iVl Vl cV ttra eraa that It- 1b m o.. is himself breakina- the law."
sary for them to work onlv 70 ner cent1 The ordinance applying to bicyclists
of the 48 hour week to enable them to state that any. one riding a wheel,
live better than they did in -the pre-' elther on the sidewalk or street, must
war days. ,have a light; A violation of the ordi-
. Britlsb Confident. . nance makes him subject to a fine of
."Extravagance and listlessness are from 2-60 t0 25' or imprisonment for
too much in evidence. But through it rrom two 10 ten aas-
an there is a deep-rooted confidence in
Lose Rights of
. Due to the rapid growth of the Ore
gon Growers' Cooperative association,
extensive changes are beln marto .t
the asoclation s headquarters on the
fifth floor of the Masonic building.
The front portion of the rooms have
been remodeled to provide a suite of
three connecting offices for the sales
Department. The main room, which
had formerly been used as a social hn
adjunct. to Masonio lodge quarters u.
aiao u.naergoing changes, the west
01 me room being converted into
- The first two offices will be occu
pied by W. I. Staley, secretary-treasurer;
George Paulus, head bookkeep
er and Miss Pansy Willard, cashier. It
Js expected that the alterations will be
completed by Wednesday.
Bligh Bags Bear
. On Vacation Trip
m. vuuppea on 111s claws, so as to
convince the doubting Thomases,
K 1 T. 1 . . . .
v,, ijugn, who oagged a
pouna brum while on a vacation
sojourn at Breitenbush springs,
With tk. 1 , " .
.. .... uo,r a ciaws nailed on
the desk at the Bligh hotel, the lo
cal snowman and hostelry proprietor
U ready to convince 'em all. The
a? was enoountered while all par-
uuOTnna were out berrying and
r railed to realise the
ravuy or tne situation, the Salem
an hastened to demonstrate that
.7 " nana5r wlth nfle as with a
notion picture franchise.
Mr. Bligh claims that the best sou
venir of his vacation experience was
toe stimulus to his usual good health.
' Pound and feel 20 years
'"uov,i a claims.
Roosevetl To Be :
In Salem Saturday
The Hon. Prniiu r , .
candidate for vice-president of the
United States on the democratic ticket
will speak to Salem people at the ar
ory Saturday at li:S0 o'clock.
Crowds are expected to greet Gov
ernor Cox's running mate when i.
steps off the train here Saturday noon
Scores of Salem business and pro-
- mn 1 vi. mi uanaers
have agreed to close their establish
turir employes may nave
the opportunity of hearing Mr. Roose
A petition, the signers of which
agree to close their places of busi
ness between 12:30 and 1:30 Saturday
and to which a large number of names
were affixed, was circulated Tuesday
by Will Purdy.
Not Candidate For
State Fair Berth,
- 1 am absolutely nnt a r...,j.
- - v4.nuiuaio
That was the declaration of C, B,
"""J, w mis CltV. Tntadiv r.
I"0" 0I. news story, published
Tuesday morning, which stated that
nls name would be presented .
vuu,uaie ror tne secretaryship of the
state fair board, to succeed - A." H.
, wiiubb resignation has been sub
mitted. ' .
"I have never even glveh the mat
ter consideration, and the rumor s
as big a surprise to me as to ahy
body," Mr. Clancey observed -
Mrs. Ella-Wilson, who for several
years has been assistant, secretary of
the board, -frill be a candidate.
Yield of Jersev
CorvalHs, Aug. 17. A no
mark In production bv te.Hno- oMf
tion cows in Oregqn has been set by
Pennlfl " a r- ,1 t ..... . .
-...., ucrscy in me dairy
herd of L. A. McCormtck of Tillamook
Pennie gave 1896 pounds of milk'
115.66 pounds of fat. in the mnnth .i
June. D. A. Wilber. tester fn fh Til
lamook association, reports an aver.
age yield of 40 pounds of fat. E. B.
Fitts, In charge of association testing
for O. A. C. reports 166 honor cows in
all associations for June.
the hearts of the English people that J-IfYll) J-f'Vfnrlr
will eventuallv null them nut nf the HUW li ri Ul fVO
hole," is the opinion of Mr. Bell. .
"Everyone is war weary. It is hard!
for an American to appreciate to what
extent Great Britain has been torn by
the ravages of the war," Mr. Bell add
To Fix Prices For
the Other Fellow
In the voter's pamphlet appears a
Living is still slightly cheaper in dol- negative argument .by M. L. Jones in
lars, than here but the prices are high
er in prooprtion compared to the pre
, Hit By Auto
re -the proposed constitutional amend
ment fixing the legal rate of interest
to be charged within this state. Harken
to Mr. Jones' ideas:
"If the state of Oregon were to and
could establish a schedule of retail
prices somewhat like the following:
"Potatoes (sack) ....60c
"Ekbs (dozen 12c .
An unknown man, working on ' "Wheat (bushel) 70c :
State street Monday, backed sudden- what would happen 7 '
ly in front of an automobile driven I "Naturally, farmers would be i-
by G. W. Sturgls and was struck by sentful. They would: ship to adjoining
the car, according to a report made states every bushel-of wheat every
to police by Mr. Sturgls. Mr. Sturgls saolc of potatoes and every case of
was driving west on State between eggs, so as to obtain a fair price and
Libetty and High streets when the ac- ,a market price,
Before the congressional nomlna
tlon tendered Dr. Esther Pohl Lovejoy,
democratic candidate for congress, by
the prohiblton party of the third Ore
gon distriot, can be made effective the
prohibitionists must first rehabilitate
themselves as an organized party with
in that district, according to opinions
expressed in state house circles today.
This rehabilitation, according to Secre
tary of State Kozer, can only be ac
complished at this stage of the game
through the filing of a petition con
taining signatures equivalent to rive
per cent of the total vote cast in that!
district at he las general elecion. The
petition must he filed with the secre
tary 9t state's office before Septenv
ber 7 or 65 days before the election
Although the prohibition party Is
still a valid and subsisting part in the
state of Oregon, acocrding to an opin
ion rendered by Attorney General
Brown under the date of July 29, it is
not . entitled to recognition as a political
party in the third congressional dis
trict in which it had no candidate for
congress in the last general election,
according to an opinion of the atotrne
general dated March 8, 1920.
Chicago, Aug, 17. Charging that
the defendants had conspired in u
$3,000,000 land grant, William G.
Elliott and -twelve others - today
brought suit asking an accounting by
Daniel Hayes, Jr., Walter S. Bond,
the Daniel Hayes company, the Unit
ed Farm land company of Sacramen
to, Cat., and Its president, C, A. Rob
ertson. More than 600 persons were
alleged to have been victimized.
The bill states that representations
were made that the Hayes company
owned 134,000 acres of land in Cali
fornia. It is charged that the com
pany owned about 32,000 acres and
that the land in question was really
owned by the "United: Farm Land
company. . "
The operations of the defendant
companies have been under inspec
tion in Judge Landis' court for some
time. The company operated princi
pally in Iowa, Idaho and California.
In February a . petition In . bank
ruptcy was filed for the Hayes company,-
May Refer Cc i
Cleveland, Ohlo.i , ' V
committee of the i." W'W
?f union miners ana IT " ""Us
operators of the central
eld continue their
The CorvalHs Commercial club has
completed ararngements for beginning
the solicitation for the sale of $300,000
worth of stock for a new hotel in that
city. . .
merit was remote today?"
member, of the suJ;,.
pressed the opInloa
matter might p0SSbIv " 1 " H
President Wilson. y
, As State Sealer
An imnostor .
weights and measure.
statement issued by W lltan, 7 "? h
deputy state sealer .,
against the activities of Z Zm
is said to be connected te"'' '
the scale companies doin Li'
Oregon. All district sealen .T -under
the direction of the
measure, department, DalHeUrZ
out, are provided with proper It S
lals for their ldentltiJtloT ? e 1
JOURNAL WANTAD8 tkj1
cident occurred, he stated.
C. F. Parker, president' of the Pen.
tral Labor council of Klamath Falls
since its organization a year, ago, hasher cent during the same period last
a vgignou, year.
. heoastopol. Aug. 13. The mllltarv-
forces of General Wranel now netrre-
gate about 150,000, one-third of whom
are high class troops. Russian offi
cers estimate that the opposing bolshe
vik forces number 60,000. Their esti
mates are that the Soviets have some
300,000 trops on the Polish front and
100,000 reserves. . ,
New York, Aug. 16. A total of 15,
658 vesesls, carrying 37,398,184 tons of
cargo, entered and cleared United
States ports during the six months
ending June 30, the United States ship
ping board announced today. . Among
cnese were 550 ships of American res:
istry, which carried 60.8 per cent of
the total cargo, as compared with 42
"Money is a commodity. , The price
of that commodity is known as interest
"If the people of the state of Oregon
should pass this so called constitution
al amendment, they would establish
the price to be obtained for the use n.
money in Oregon as-f i per annum for
the-use of each- $100, or $5 for that
use, as the case might be.
"And it would not matter whether
that use was to finance a crop or was
on a mortgage. The price for money
would be fixed. But 'with the market
value of money or the Interest rate
far beyond that fixed rate, does any
one believe that those who lend should
not have the same right.
JOURNAL WANT ADS PAY
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rAt a saving can be obtained at
J. C. Penney s
At this time of year when rep enishing your drapery sup
ply you should look over our stock and note our prices.
Curtain Scrims ........ 7C TO QQcYard
Curtain Marquisettes ................ ................ . Yard
Curtain Nets AND Q9C Yard
Curtains, Lace Trimmed
$1.98 $2.98' $3.98 $4.98 and $5.99 Pair
Cretonnes in a variety of materials, patterns, colors and
prices which will appeal to you. Price'd at r '"
25c, 29c 35c 49c, 59c, 65c 69c $1.49.
m (?( I g yJgl cAHcitioniclc Institution "
54-inch all wool Navy
Blue French Serge. .
56-inch all wool white
Storm Serge !'
"OUR PRICES ALWAYS THE LOWEST"
Gale & Company
COURT AND COMMERCIAL STREET
FORMERLY CHICAGO STOKE
What's In a Name?
- There is a good deal in the NAMEBISHOP. It stands
-for a Man who has for thirty years given his seemingly
untiring services to the Public.
He is now ready to serve you. tvith your Fall needs in
Mens Clothing. y
. : w
oIrAiSATTAN ARROW SHIRTS. - !' '
STETSON AND MALLORY HATS ' "
cosa"krage of Sur extensive experience-K m7
YOU TAKE NO CHANCE TO LOSE IF YOU PURCHASE HERE. :
Salem Woolen Mills Store
V C.P. BISHOP, Prop-
EVERY FAMILY IN MARION AND POLK COUNTIES A PATRON.