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CAPITAL JOURNAL, SALElREGON
TOLL III FOREST
FIRES NOV 48
Toronto, Ont., Oct. 7. A dis
patch to the Toronto Globe Irom
Cobalt states that tbe forest
ftrw have taken a toll of at least
North Bay, Ont., Oct. 1. The
property loss In the fire which
wept many towns In northern
Ontario will probably aggregate
between seven million and eight
million dollars. The loss of life
will likely total between 30 and
40, while between ISO and 200
farmer were burned out, accord
ing to a statement by Premier
Drury today after a trip over the
stricken area on a relief train.
The towns of North Cobalt,
Thornloe, Peaslep, Charlton and
TJno Park were destroyed. Hailey
bury was almost destroyed and
Englebart . suffered considerable
damage. New Liskbard was a
alight sufferer. At Heaslep John
Bond, his wife, and eight children
and a hired man were killed when
storm cellar caved In,
The secretary of the Interior
announces the opening to home-
eieud entry of 9681 acres of public
land in the Klamath irrigation
project, Oregon-California. The
lund is divided into 174 farm units'
and will be opened on October 27
1922, by a drawing at 2 o'clock
p. m. Under provisions of an act
of congress ninety days' prefer
ence right is granted to ex-service
men of the war with Germany,
after which any lands remaining
unentered will be open to filing by
persons qualified to make home
stead entry in the United States.
Tbe farm units Included in the
opening have an Irrigable area
varying from 13 to 80 acres each,
the average size being 55 acres.
The lands are comparatively
smooth, free from brush, treeB and
stones, and the soil Is of sedimen
tary oharacter composed of Band
The elevation Is about 4000 feet
above sea level, the temperature
varying from 15 degrees below to
100 degrees above lero. The win
ters are long and the growing sea
son rather short. The principal
crops are hay and grain, and pota
toes havs been grown successfully
on the lake lands; also good gar
dens of the hardier Vegetables. On
account of danger from frosts tht
locality Is not adapted to fruit
growing. In fact this is essential
ly a livestock country,
Development Cost Small.
Most of the land can be put In
good condition for irrigation for
around $10 per acre.' It is llkelj
to cost from $15 to $30 an acn
more to secure a good stand of
alfalfa. The nearest railroad Is Ui
Klamath Falls, 30 miles from tht
1 ind, but the state highway run.'
from Klamath Fulls to Mulln.
Tbe coBt of water right is $90
per Irrigable acre, but the tcinn
of payment are very easy. At tin
time of making water-right appll-
. cation a deposit of 6 per cent of
the cost of water right, or $4.50
per Irrigable acre is required. No
further payment. Is due for flvt
year, after which the balance If-
paid In installments extendi!)),
over a period of 15 years, without
Interest. There Is an annual op
erallon and maintenance chart"
as on all Irrigation projects.
The drawing for these land
will be held In the office of tlx
project manager. United States re
clamation service, Klamath Falls.
'Or., to whom applicants should
write for further information.
.n"ENIA WILL APPLY
MODERN FARM METHODS
Alexandropol, Armenia. Twen
ty-two American tractors, import
ed by the Near Enst relief com-
mission, have ploughed 2000 acres
and produced 20 bushels of barley
per acre, against ten bushels per
-rres the result of native method
ilea called for 500 men and
90 oxen on the same Job.
Professor Hartlll, of the New
York Institute of Agriculture, dl
rected this eiperimewt in order to
prove to the Armenian agrlcultur
Krs the advantage of American
surra machinery. Professor Hart
1V1 estimates that the cereal pro
dtictlon of Armenia can be in
creased 300 per cent by the use of
BRITISH TROOPS ARE OFF FOR TURKEY
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MILL CITY MILL
FEET IN MONTH
Mill City, Or., Oct. 7. Ship
menu of lumber' from the Mill
City plant of the Hammond Lum
ber company for tbe month of
September totaled four million
five hundred thousand feet. - This
is a greater shipment than has
been made from Mill City during
the past eighteen months and is
an excellent barometer' of the
thriving condition of the lumber
industry at present.
Roll of employes of tbe Ham
uiond Lumber company has been
gradually increasing during the
summer months until the company
has a payroll of approximately 800
men Including workers in the log
ging camps adjacent to Mill City.
Shipments from Mill City for
the year of 1922 to date have been
31,900,000 feet, requiring more
than two thousand railway car
load shipments to handle the out
put of lumber, shingles, slabwood
Here is a proud father telling his baby good-by in the ITxbridge
Station, Southampton, England, when his regiment departed rortne
Dardanelles, where Kngluud lias prepared to fight, lor the treeaom oi
the straits and to prevent Musraplia Kemal Pasha from advancing into
Kurope until a peace conference is held.
Geo. C. Will
Closing Out Piano and
New Phonograph Vi Trice.
$1 down, $1 week up.
Pianos $S9 up; terms
$5 down, $5 month up.
Mrs. It. S. Melson was hostess
Thursday afternoon honoring
Mrs. L. Mlchelson who with her
husband Will leave soon for Cali
fornia to spend the winter. The
guests for the afternoon were
membors of an embroidery club
that used to meet regularly but
which was discontinued during
the war and never revived. The
rooms of the Melson home were
bright with autumn blossoms.
'.'he guests for the afternoon were,
Mesdames A. A. Oueffroy, Harry
Elgin, Charles Fuller, Walter Ml
nler, Fred Zimmerman, Daniel
Bright, W. D. Kane, Welch, and
11. 8. Melson.
Mr. and Mrs. Mlchelson will
motor to California and expect to
stay in Los Angeles.
Guest Day ts designated, on the
Woman's club calendar for next
Saturday afternoon at 2:30
o'clock In the commercial club
rooms. Each club member is priv
ileged to bring with her two
guests. A special music program
has been planned by the host
esses, Mrs. T. C. Smith, Mrs. J. J.
Roberts, Mrs. Louis Lachmund,
Mrs. Frederick Lamport, MrB. D.
W. Eyre. Mrs. William Walton
and Mrs. T. A. Llvesley. "The
Morning of the Year," a song
cycle by Charles Wakefield Cad
man, will be given by Mrs. Ada
Miller Harris, Mrs. Ward Willis
Uiiig, Herbert B. Glalsynr and
Charles N. Cone. This is the reg
ular Woman's club meeting for
October although the county fed
oration of Women's clubs will be
entertained here this month.
Thursday, October 12, the Oath
Jllc Daughters of America will be
hostesBes tor a dance and card
party in their new location In Mc
Cnrnuck hall, 372 Court street.
This day being Columbus day, a
short patriotic program will be
given under the uuHplces of the
Knights of Columbus. The Cath
olic Daughters of America will
rive u aeries of dunces and card
narties this winter on every fourth
Thursday with the desire to pro
mote sociability and provide
amusement for both youmrund old
ot St. Joseph's parish and their
friends. The new location 1
ideally arranged for both dancing
and curd playing.
After a summer of varied trips
tnd vacations the members of
ihe Friday bridge club were glad
to resume their fall activities yes
terday at the first full meeting at
the home of Mrs. William Cravstt
After an afternoon of bridge Mrs.
C. A. Vibbert was awarded hlgn
wore. The two new members who
were Invited to join the club this
full were Mrs. Harley White and
Mrs. Ill Iss Darby. The hostess was
assisted during the afternoon by
Mrs. P. E. Fullerton. The next
meeting will be held In two weeks
at the home of Mrs. Elmer Daue.
Special guests invited for the
party yesterday were, Mrs. Lee
Cnntleld, Mrs. K. L. Kupphahn
und Mrs. Roma Hunter.
The gymnasium classes for
members of the V. W. C. A. will
start next Wednesday, October 11.
.n the Y. M. C. A. building. The
i-lassos for matrons will be held
at 10 o'clock In the morning and
.he classes for the business girls
will be held at 7:30 In the eve- I
ning under the dirctlon ot R. R.
Mrs. W. It. Dancy, Miss Mablc '
Creighton and Mrs. Jessie Jones i
will leave this week end for Jos-1
eph, In Wallowa county, where
they will spend about ten days or
two weeks looking after property
MILL CITY WILL HAVE
STATE LIBRARY BRANCH
Mill City, Or., Oct. 7. A branch
ot the state library hus been se
cured for Mill City and opened un-
Jer the auspices of the Women's
:lub In the rooms formerly occu
pied by the Loyal Legion of Log
gers and Lumbermen.
The reading rooms will be open
each Thursday evening for use of
the public and books for home
reading may be secured on appli
cation. The supply of books first se
oured is Insufficient to supply the
demand but' provision has been
made whereby any books not on
hand when ordered by Mill City
residents may be ordered through
the mail direct within a short time
ibe club expects to have a refer
ence list of four or five hundred
BEARCAT TEAM OFF FOR
EUGENEMANY AT TRAIN
Shortly before 9 o'clock this morn
ing Coach Koy Bohler uud his Wil
luuiette University grid squad
boarded aa Oregon Electric truin
for Eugene where, this afternoon,
the HeurctttB will clsh with the
University of Oregon.
"Don't know what'U happen,"
Coach Bohlor su'ul, "but of course
Oregon bus a tcrriblo powerful nia
chinu. They will outweigh us a great
dual. 1 dori't expect to do much."
A large crowd of Willamette uni
versity supporters were at the depot.
Only a few students accompanied
WIN FIGHT ON RULING
Wfll Complete Castle
Before Prince Weds
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SATURDAY. OCTOBER 7, 1922.
Babe Ruth Father of 16-Months-Old Infact
Crown Prince Frederick of Deil
murk now declares he will marry
p.;o CiUn of Greece when hi
now castle at Amnlienborg is com
Pleted, in about one year. The
Princesses father, King Constan
tine of Greece, is generally believed
to. have a very precarious hold
Silverton, Or., Sept. 7. A large
and excited crowd attended the
Silverton school board meeting
Thursday night for the purpose of
considering the course of study.
The student body petition request
ing permission to carry on student
body activities and for restoration
of the former course of study was
read. The board passed a motion
permitting students to collect stu
dent body dues provided no co
ercion was used.
Tbe board decided to employ
two more high school teachers and
three grade teachers and passed a
motion permitting credit to be giv
en for high school music activities
and second-year domestic art
Credit for athletics was denied.
KING GEORGE BREAKS
RECORD IN HUNTING
SHOT IN GANG FIGHT
Rock Island, 111., Oct. 7. (By
tress, j in a gang
ngtit in the heart of the city FY!
day afternoon John Looney Jr., of
Rock Island and Albert M. Al-
Stiyro of Brooklyn, N. Y., a by
stander, were wounded, the latter
i,inttlm miuiiy. me snooting was
the climax of a factional war be
tween underworld political ele
ments. Looney is the son of John
Looney, publisher of the Rock Is
London. King George has ex
ceeded all his previous records as
a shot on the moors. For three
and a hulf days on the Moy Hall
moors there fell to his gun 407
brace of grouse. In a single drive
his majesty had 102 birds.
The sport enjoyed by the king
and his guests at Balmeral, ac
cording to the correspondent who
sends this news to London, is of a
very different order from that
found at Windsor by an earlier
monarch. In 1724 when George I,
the king of that day, went shoot
ing In Windsor park his bag to-
taiica live pheasants and one
partridge. Seven years earlier
George I, after enjoying a run
with the hounds, is reported to
have walked about three mllet.
wtih his fowling piece, killing
several brace of partridge flying,
SHOWERS EAST END
Washington, Oct. 7. Marked
changes in atmospheric pressures
across the country east of the
Mississippi upset the dope in the
weather bureau and showers
generally In the eastern stuteB will
shortly break the long drought
that has gripped most ot the coun
w earner Dureau "orricera were
taken by surprise completely, they
said, when the sudden change was
observed. Disturbances which will
provide the parched countryside
with refreshing showers origi
listed In northern Canada.
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What Are You Looking
For? It's Here
We carry Furniture, Linoleum, Stoves, Ranges,
Dishes, Cooking Utensils, Hardware, Roofing Paper,
Machinery, Pipe and Fittings, Tlumbing Supplies,
Pulleys, Betting, Shafting, etc.
We also buy the things mentioned above and in
addition: junk, rags, rubber, sacks, pelts, wool, fur,
tallow and bottles.
See us before you buy elsewhere, we pay more
and sell for less.
Steinbock Junk Co.
Home of Half a Million and One Bargains
402 N. Commercial St. Thone 523
Oregon Agricultural College,
Corvallis, Oct. 7. The Oregon
State Horticultural society wm
hold its next annual convention in
connection with the Btate college
Hort show, November 23-24. The
program will include considera
tion of production and marketing
problems, with some outside talent
added to the list of Oregon speak
era, and Is expected to attract
growers from every part of the
Action that will promote the
interests ot fruit and vegetable
growers is , looked for by B. W.
Johnson of Monroe, president of
the society and a leading apple
grower of Benton county. Plans
for convening the Oregon Nut
Growers' association at the same
time and place have been ap
proved. It is expected that the
members will remain over Satur
day, the 25th, to visit the annual
New York, Oct. .Eastern col
let., football elevens uday gener
ally face the first serious opposi
tion of the season, with several
inter-sectional games scheduled.
The Outstanding game in point of
popular interest is the encounter
at West Point between the Army
and Kansas university, n mama
the first visit of the famous -Jay
Hawk" team east ot the Mississippi-
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Harvard tackles tioiy vro,
with prospects for a hard struggle.
Princeton meets Virginia at
Yale, which will play without
the services ot Captain joraan aim
other first string players, will
nlav North Carolina. University
of Pennsylvania has the Univers
ity of the South as a foe.
Cornell expected an easy game
with Niagara, Universtiy of Pitts
burgh looks for a hard afternoon
with the strong Lafayette team
and Penn State tackles Gettys
burg. "Big Ten" Open Season.
Chicago, Oct. 7. Nine of the
ten teams of the western confer
ence were ready today for the
kickoff marking the beginning of
football hostilities in the big ten.
Illinois was the lone exception.
Most of the Missouri valley con
ference elevens and other colleges
of the middle west awaited the
whistle. Today's engagemnts in
cluded the following in which big
ten were participants:
Georgia at Chicago, Knox at
Iowa, Carleton at Wisconsin, Milli-
ken at Purdue, Ohio Wesleyan at
Ohio State, Beloit at Northwest
ern, Case at Michigan, North Da
kota and Minnesota, Depauw at
Other games in the middle west
include: Coe at Ames, Grinnell at
Missouri, Cornell at Drake, South
Dakota at Nebraska, and St. Louis
at Notre Dame.
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J 3fe. BQfolgtttjy Dorothy i'T?
The secret is out. Babe Ruth is the father of a 10-mo.irns-oia
daughter, Dorothv, but kept it secret. Mrs. Ruth said their reason for
doing so was that the child weighed only 2 pounds at birth and had
Mildred Harris' colthes attached
for debt. The creditor may soon
be reported as carrying off the
security In the actress' old purse.
NOT SERIOUSLY INJURED
J. C. Evans, a moioicrcnsi
whose home is at 163 South Com
mercial, escaped serious injury last
evening when, In a collision with
a car driven by A. A. Mickle, 495
North Liberty street, he was
thrown from his machine to the
Both machines were damaged.
The crash occurred at the corner
of South Commercial and Miller
SPEEDERS SHOULD GO TO
JAIL IS BELIEF OF RAGE
Jail terms for speeders, reckless
drivers and drunk drivers is the
answer to the accident problem
in the ODinion of Police Judge
"Fines do not seem to curb
traffic law violator," Judge
Race declared this morning.
"The penalties must be made more
"Feople say that 'accidents will
happen.' Webster says that an ac
cident Is an event the cause of
which is unforeseen. Is a possible
accident entirely 'unforeseen'
when a car is operated without
proper brakes or when one drives
at a speed not consistent with
Judge Race has written a letter
concerning the problem to Secre
tary of State Kozer.
Springfield, 111., Oct. 7. A stay
of mandate until November 1 was
granted William Bross Lloyd of
Chicago, reputed millionaire, and
17 other members of the commun
ist labor party by the supreme
court here to enable them to ap
peal their conviction of attempts
to overthrow the government to
the supreme court at Washington.
The Kaiser wants to die in Gcr
many. If we were sure that he'd
carry out his part of the agreement,
it might be arranged.
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Wm. Bell Sheldon sacueti
The minority often proves to be
majority, because it turns out and
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"Our Game Is Good Clothes"
We have a goal to makea definite standard of quality to reach in all
Clothes we sell. Its a business with us of course hut we like to think of
Tt as a game and play it hard. Its a satisfaction to us to be able to score up
big values in your favor.
Hart, Shaffner & Marx and other reliable makes of Clothing comprise
our Fall showing You ought to see them.
Salem Woolen Mills
Open until 9 p. m. on Saturday night
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