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MH.7 0AOTA1 JOnTAA MW " WEDM8DAY, JTOE 20, 1008..
THE DAILY CAPITAL JOURNAL
BV HOFER BROS.
Publishers and Proprietors.
THE CAMPAIGN FOR
Journal Rght for Opening Them
Extracts From Letters of Prominent Bus
iness Men Who Favor the
Thos. EL Armistead, manager In tlio and both read with interest
field of th'j IDaalowodd Croam Co., Port I certainly doing groat service for the
InmT -nTrilns! I Cooa country. You certainly are blaz-
land writes: tj03 country. iou certainly
"I bog to acknowledge your es- log Vha way to lead Coos Bay out of
teamed! favor advising mci that you tho wilderness. Your cftVits aro very
will got out a special edition of your much appreciated aiid applauded here."
pape oxploitting 'the morns and re
sources of tho coast haiboTB and tribu
tary country. The enthusiasm and 'en
orgy, you display is positively a tonic
and stimulant to mo mild therefore I
muflb act Irr tha samo manner with
others of your readers. It is from
euch atuflf that .the growth of nations
springs, it la thia spirit of push and
vim tliafc a people rlso out of them
solves to a higher and more valuable
I. S. Kaufman, corresponding secre
lary of the Marwhfieldi chamler of com
merce, endorses tho Capital Journal
plan for socuntng jnoro recognition- for
all tlio coast harbers:
"I think your plan of getting ex
pressions from men of prominonco who
havo visiftwdl Coos Bay and aro qualified
to judgo of tlio merits of tho harbor,
arid tho wealth of its surroundings, a
capital one. Thaw favorable oxrfcs
alons coming from disinterested men of
affairs from tlio outside, will caiy
with them much more weight with tho
reading pullio than could anything wo
"I Imvo sent copies of your paper
to ni friend lit Chicago, who Is in touch
-with tho ofllcbla of tho Chicago &
Northwestern rtaihvny, and asked1 him
to follow tho work ho has boon lolng
in! tilils lino, wiMi a presentation to tho
proper officials, of your worthy publi
cation, and' especially tho articles
bearing oui Coos Bay as a sea port.
"With a 'long anil a ritrong pull and
a putt all togtrthor,' wo should certainly
boo rttaulUi follow, and uono will bo
mora worthy of praise, in tho realiza
tion of what will be accomplished" than
,T. T. McContiwc, medical oflleor - In
command of the Public Health, and
Marino Hospital Service at MurshflclJ,
Oro., ami owner of a largo logging
boom plant on tho Coquille river,
writes as follew:
"1 am satisflrtl tiiat tho courso you
aro punming In regard to calling at
tention to the value of Coos Biy as a
VI cop water ha'rbor, 1.4 of great value
to tlio wholo of Oregon; and while It
is oeimiitiag tiro bonds of mutual In
torivt of all Oregonians, U nttractlng
tlio nt.tvntiioii of nwny outside of our
great tat and is doing much to bring
new people ail new capital hero to
build up one of -the groatoit common
wealths of our Uiiloiu."
0. W. Tower, M. Y , Mnrshfield,
field, wrlrvM to tho Capital Journal as
'Your lottw at hand1 with paper,
If you could only know, as
know, how somo of thu young peoplo
ami wago turners aro getting on hi
tho world aiuco, thy started a sav
ings acoouut with us. Some who
said "I eau't lay aside anything,
my income will uot allow it," aro
today our most enthusiastic patrons
nm Aro looking nhoad to tboao
tbiugH. which can always bo secured
with a bank accouut,
Thero is everything in making a
start, no matter how small, and
then uddtvt regularly -to it.
Perta: tho habit aud your flnauclul
future is secure.
Capital National Bank
DEMANDS A SQUARE DEAL.
Tho Willamette Development leufguo
starids pledgnd to a square leal for all
Oregon, especially the greitt undevol-
oped' interior and the undeveloped west
coatl and its harbors. It is an undc
niablo fact that Oregom at best can
get only a ccirtain amount of appropri
ations, arid if tho interior and the west
coasb committees do not bestir them-
selves all tlio money appropriated' by
congress will bo absorbed by tho im
provement at the mouth of the Colum
bia, by deepening its channel up to
Portland, aiull by the projected1 im
provements on the upper -Columbia, aud
by ttho carml and locks at The Dalles.
Let us bo fair about this and look tho
fao.ta of tilio past squarely in the face,
any wo will admit that not half onougb
money can bo obtained1 for properly
(taking caro of tho neds of the-Colum
bia river ami its harbor at Astoria.
Tho gneat fact -that stands out is that
throo states aro properly chargeablo
wih all appropriations for tho Colum
bia a mil ItH hnrboTS, and' not Oregon
alone. Portland has done nobly in sup
porting tho work of the- port of Po't
land commission, but the west coa&t
harbors, tho Willannctto river and the
locks at Oregon iCty aro entitled to
just as much consideration as tho Co
lumbia river if 'tho whole state is to
bo developed. All Oregon; should unite
for a square dul.
Tho abandonment of Improvements
at Yaquina Bay land tho pulling off
of steamers from that port has cost tho
producers and shippers of tho Willam
ette valley hundreds of thousands, of
dollars and retarded tho development
of wYt)ern Oregon. A four-foot ehnn
nel in tho Willamette rivor at least as
far ni CorvnlHs tlie year around
would mean saving of hundred's of
thousands of dollars annually to tho
farmers of .tho Willamette valley. Free
locks at Orogon City would mean a
net paving of $100,000 a yeaT to the
farmers of this valley alone, and as
much more tto the merchants ami ship
pens in reduced freights. The openiug
of Mich harbors w.s Tillamook, Sluslaw.
WincluMter, Coquille, Weddorbum and
Port Orford menus tho creating of new
cities, new industries and' new centers
of commerce and population. Making
Coos Hay a deep ea harbor, with a
transcontinental railroad irrto it, moans
a compotitivu nwrket for tho wholo in
terior of the tito, and new lifo for
the mercantile and manufacturing in
torcwtM of nil Oregon. Aro not theso
things worth all niggling and organlzlnz
Tho eighty insurance companies rep
resented on tho Board of Fire Under
writers pf 'tho Pacific Coast havo taken
hot lou to recoup thwuselves for their
San, Fnnclsco laaos by raising the
rates approximately 25 per cent, The
states nffoctod aro California, Nevada
Oregon, Idalio, Utah, Montana and
Tho state of Washington is tho only
sttito outtjido th jurisilictlon of the
board, Snvoral years ago this stato
enacted a law kwown as tho anttcom
pact law, prohibiting iaauranco com
panies ftwm uniting la fixing ratos, or
in any -way controlling insurance
President) lluven said, Tho law
does uot permit us to fix rates for the
tato of Washington, but we aro charg
ing them just tiho nanio,"
Tub is clear ovWonco that tho board
members preeonted by agnta la Wash
ington will exact tho Vabed pates there
as iu other tMt.
Now that Iho campaign , is over,
would it not bo a good idea for Colonel
Hofcr to renew his campaign in the
stato for a grealter Oregon, an open
Willamette river, a deep sea harbor,
etc.? Thoie is much, work to bo ac
complished along this lino, and with
rropcr agitation somo good may bo ac
complishekl in congress. Silvortonian
The campaign for development had
to givo way for. the political campaign
fir a few months, but development
conventions aro slated as follews:
Southorn Oregon Development league
t Ashland, July 17.
Forest Gove, first week in Septem
ber. Salem during tho Stato Fair, second
week !n September.
Cottage Grove, first week in Novem
ber. Zi-v will bo no lotting up on this
campaign until western Oregon, east
ern Oregon soutfoenn Oregon and all
Oregon is ahead of any stato in the
west in enterprise, in progress along
nil lines, and until this stato haa the
same population that any state of is
sizo and) fertility of resources is enti
tled to. There must bo largo cities
built wlicro Salem and- Eugene now
stand, and a lange city on a west coast
harbor and another in tho Klamath
country. Our senators and congress
mri and stato officials must all become
ai-ios in thia work, and tho people will
not be satisfied with any listless, lack
ada'n'cal, salary-drawing, stall-fed in
difiVrcjitism on (their part, either.
Columbia River Appropriations.
Portland commercial bodies aro act-
ivo in making demands for deepening
tin. chancel of tho Columbia from Port
land to the sea. A threo-staito develop
ment league; haa been organized at
Spokane to unito 'tho threo states of
Ongon, Washington and Idaho to sc-
eu", eppropriations for tho Columbia
river find its hiarbor. Tho Starto De
velopment League, of which Thco.
Wilcri, of Portland, is president, has
been called to meot) at Salem during
tho Stato Fair, September 10-15.
Deepening tno Columbia will un
doubtedly be endorsed at tho meeting
of the ttinte Development League to bo
held at S.i'em. Tho Willamette Val
loy Development Leaguo holds conven
tions at Forest Grove in' September and
Cottage Grove in November,, will not
oppose Columbia riVer appropriations
in fuct will favor them but will
keep up !tr. fight for recognition fa
Coos Bay and all tho west coast har
bors and rivers and free locks at Oro
Tho transportation committee of tho
Portland chamber of commerco on Sat
urday filed1 its report with that body
on Wio open river situation. Tho re
port discusses exhaustively tho condi
tions as I hoy havo been, as they aro
and as tbtfy should bo and shows by
tolling- facts tho great great need for
making and maintaining the upper Co
lumbia availablo for steamboat traffic.
It follows in sutrftnnco.
"This committee is more convinced
than over that if Portland is to be a
groat) commercial seaport, of tlio in
terior in to receivo tho benefits of rea
sonable Tntes and to reach its proper
development, it will be brought about
only through a dcop sea and safe chan
nel to tho sea, and tho opening to navi
gation of tho waterways of the north
west. Realizing theso conditions, this
commlttoo, und thoaa acting with it,
will not, cannot, censo their labors un
til their hopes aro realized. Moreover,
we feel tho pooplo should know the
facts respecting tho work to bo done.
When ithciy do know them and appre
ciate tho importanco of the early com
pletion of what this committee Is stnv
ing for, then tboy will demand, as they
havo tho right to, that tho money nee
4sary to completo tho work shall bo
Now Keeping Up With Rivals.
"No commerco is growing as is that
of tho Pacific coast. Is our locality
keoplng pace, with that of our rivals?
ro vo in a. position to handle tho
great ocean traffic which will cortainly
follow tlto ojwning of the Tehauntepec
railway and tbo 'building of tho Pna
man ciural? Aro wo getting our right
ful shaTO of tho Ahiska trade, that of
tlio Hawaiian islands, tho Philippines,
Ohina, Japan and other counrles?. WTe
aro not, and tho Toason for it is plain.
Today the largo steamer with great
carrying capacity is used, because it
must bo used, to carry freight cheaply
on long voyages, and for these vessels
to dock at our vharvfcs requires great
or depth at the mouth of the Columbia.
It may ba deemed unwise, possibly un
patriotic, to say this, but it Is truo, and
it is useless to conceal it, particularly
whcrvi It) can bo remedied.
lishos at tho request of County Super-1
intendent Bunch a communication
fromf Stato Superintendent Ackerman.
With all dkio respect to theso gentlo
men aad with duo appreciation of tho
groat Cnlifo:tnia losses, tho HaTbor
begs to oxpress tho belief that Oregon
should not bo eallod uponi to build Cal
ifornia school houses
Lot us take Coos county for example.
Outsido of ithio towns thero is not a
school houso in tho county worthy of
In North Bend wo aTc straining every
ncrvo to wovido school facilities. Our
school building is unfinished and the
needed bondls wero voted down.
It will take long yoars to pay for
thrt hnntfs alrcaidi vvotcd. Wo had to
go around and bog small subscriptions
to put tho grounds in prosentable
shape. Wof need all "the inonoy wo can
possibly raiso for our own schools.
When ai man is drowning you are
justified in' ovary exertion to save his
lifo. When tho people of San Francis
co wero in dire distress from tho earth
quake Coos county contributed gener
ously of all it had for -their bonefit.
In tho final analysis when a man has
nothing, whether ho was bona that way
or whether ho hadl millions arid lost it
by earthquake, both mood tho same
Tlio people of Orogon sltarted in with
nothing. All they- had was their hands
and they built their own school houses.
California is just as ablo to build Its
own school house as Oregon was.
MAY BUILD ROAD
Eastern Timbermlm Promise Valley
Traction Company Heavy
TIME TO OALL A HALT.
Co Bay Harbor.)
In sotKr column th Harbor pub'
Attraction of tho Oregon coast coun
try havo drawn or party of Michigan
capitalists who are reported to bo ne
gotiating for lamd in Tillamook county
which is heavily timbered. The pro
peTty lies south of tho territory to bo
tapped by' the Pacific Railway & Navi
gation company's lino, and an offer has
been made tho WHIamotrto Valley Trac
tion company- to build west so an out
let wxutd bo aftWdod to tho Willamctto
So sanguine aro tho eaatemors in
tho scheme that they are willing to
enter into a contract to furnish 100,-
000,000 feet of timber annually as 'traf
fic for tho Toad. No decision has beon
roachod in tho matter, but it is prob
ablo if tho road is constructed fnom n
point on tlio main lino it will bo car
ried through to tho coast. Tho mem
bers of tho party mado a thorough in
spection of tho country and tho tim
ber land availablo for their project,
and luaivo returned to tho east io report
Tho first rails for tho line of tho
Willamotta Valloy Traction company
aro due. Tho initial shipment will con
sist of 2000 tons of stool, and- this will
bo brought through Portland for de-
llvory a.t Salem. Tho outiro order is
fas GOOO tons, and tho first delivery
will completo ono-thirdi of tho road.
The work is to bo carried on from tho
Salem end until tlio bridgo over tho
Willamctto ut Butteville is finished,
after which rails and other material
will bo hauled from Portland by water
and tho road complete! into tho city.
Under tha terms of tho franchiso
granting tho company tho use of Front
streot tlio Unitod Railways company
lias a year iff which to finish' tho belt
lino. If tho Willamette Valloy com
pany chould commence at this end. as
well as at Salem, tho officials say, tho
toaVl would bo rushed to complotion.
Then let us furnish tho lumber. It
will pay you to see us. We believe In
small profits and satisfied customers.
QOODALE LTMBEB CO.
I FRENCH FEMAm
ASin.Cm.ra liuu 8vTTUua.lutimTMa.
im IXtWN TO rill. 841.1 L ttar.1 Sr!r 1 gX i
UWITCMIBimCO..T. UMm. IM.
While the price of -5
has advanced very m
we art: seuing ine '
At the same old 1
me uieapesc snoe in Sa
G. W. Johnson & Q
U ia tttaa fcy S aittH
Kipling in London Again.
Rudyard Kipling is back in England
indulging his cleverly caustic wit at
London banquets. At tho Academy
dinner, which followed tho private
view of thei May exhibition, speaking
to tho toast of "Literature," he de
clared that lieraturo had always
stood ontsidij the law as the ono call
ing that is absolutely free free in
the sense that It needs no protection.
And he illustra'e.l his point in this
fashien: "For instance, when, as oc
casionally happen?, a judge makes bad
law, or a surgeon makes a bad oper
ation, or -a manufacturer of food makes
bad food, criticisms of their actions is
by law and custom confinedito compar
atively narrow limits. But if, as oc
casionally happens, a man makes a bad
book, thero is no limit to tho criti
cism! that may bo directed against it.
And it is perfectly as it should be.
Tho world recognizes that little things
like bad laws, bad surgery and' bad
food, only affect the cheapest commode
ity that wo know about human life."
TheTo is a fine mixture of philosophy
and satiro in this Boston Herald.
O. A. R. RATES.
Tho G. A. R. encampment will bo
hold at Grants Pass June 20, 21 and
22. Tho Southern Pacific has made a
ono and one-third fare from all points,
which from Salem will be, in full, go
ing and coming, $9.80.
Tickets will bo good till Juno 27,
with stop-over privileges at Roseburg
on retuTn trip. Everybody can avail
themselves of this privilege. Tho Port
land delegation will pass through Sa
lem on the 19th at 11:15 a. m., and
those going .from Salem plan to join
them at that time.
$105.00 to bo Given Away.
Who Wants tho Money?
Who will wrlto us tho best story of
personal experience In using ALLEN'S
SELF-RISING B. B. B. FLOURT ' We
want 100 testimonials, not to exceed
200 words each, and we will pay for
Writo and tell us why and where you
first bought 3 B. FLOUR and how long
you havo used it. Toll us how you like
it and whethor you have found it an
agreeable and wholesome addition to
tho family menu. Tell us about the
PAN CAKES, the BOSTON MUF
FINS, tho FRUIT PUDDING and the
FAMOUS BOSTON BROWN BREAD.
Now, to the person sending us the
bost recommendation and tho most ar
tistic letter, wo will pay $5.00 in gold;
and wo will pay $1.00 each for 100 otn
or letters that wo use. We wish to use
those letters in our advertising, but
no name will bo published without the
written coneont of tho writer.
If you have not used solf-rising B
B. B, Flour got e package and begin
now; wo will give you sufficient time
to take advantage of this offer.
Every good grocer oells lt,and you
will find directions In every package.
Use tho four principal recipes and
write us about it. We are Interested
in your experience.
ALLEN'S B. B. B. FLOUR CO.
Pacific Coast Factory. San Jose. Cal.
Odd lots of second hand
furniture and stoves received
in trade. Also a large stock
of up-to-date house furnish
J. A. PATTERSON,
271 Commercial St. Salem.
BrJllf fllt-nl1iw? I. 1.
, , Wliti
quantities. Pressed brick
order. Yard on 8tato !&(,,
Hate Wing Sang Co.
Chinese and Japanese Fancy and Dry
Good. Special new lino of summer
good. Made by us. Wrappers, Under-
weir, WaUts, Dress Goods, Sflk. Very
I havo a good selection of j
of cedar screen doors, inchS
Large stock of all kindi ti)
Lawn and Field Fencing, hi
gles, Gates, etc. All st hjtij
250 Court St, I
See us for
ni-nmf s-m-rcr H
and BOXES. Any
kinds of boxes
MASON & SNYI:
Stoaniers Pomona and Altl
for Portland Monday, Wei
Friday, at 10 a. m. Tuwty,!
day and Saturday at 9 i. M
for Corvallia Tuesday,
Saturday about 6:30 p. n.W
daily excopt Sunday about l
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Successors to Harritt 3
We are now
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