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INCREASED SALES ENABLE THE STORES THAT ADVERTISE TO SEIL MORE ChEArLY THAN THOSE WHO DON'T,
SALEM, OREGON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1010
ARE HUES OF !
Brilliant Uniforms and Splendid
That Assembled to Greet Them Youngest, but Highest
Branch of the Oldest Fraternal Organization in the World.
Many Sir Knights Accompanied by their .Wives Latter
Taken in Autos Over the City.
The beautiful Capital City of Ore
gon Is In the hands of and at the
command of many-score members of
the order of Knights Templar who
have gathered here from all parts of
the state In attendance upon the
twenty-fourth annual conclave of the
Grand Commandery of Oregon, which
convened In the Masonic temple this
morning and which will bo In session
all day, and conclude with a big
Hundreds of members of the order
have flocked into the city from all
parts of the state, about 300 having
arrived from Portland alone over the
Oregon Electric and Southern Pa
cific, and delegates are arriving upon
all trains from the north and south.
One of the biggwst and best public
features of the program for the con
clave was the drill of the Knights of
Oregon Commandery No. 1, in full
dress uniform, on High and Court
streets, which took place shortly
after 10 o'clock this morning and was
witnessed by hundreds of people who
Salem's Busiest Store
is the Chicago Store and the1 reason we are so busy is be
cause we are giving up-to-date bargains to the people,
bargains that are attracting more customers all the time.
Good values, stylish goods and low prices is what keeps the
Chicago Store growing all the time. Come and see the Crowds.
Girls' Coats, - - $1.90, $2.50, $3.50
Children's Coats, $.150, $1.95, $2.50
Drill Delight the Great Throng
wero loud in their expressions of en
thusiasm and approval of the grand
spectacle. ' t
The election of pfflcers for the
ensuing year will take place tonight
and it is understood that Judge John
B. Cleland, of the circuit court for
Multnomah county, Is the favorite
candidate for Grand Commander to
succeed Grand Commander Thomas
C. Taylor, of Pendleton. The pro
gram for today and evening follows:
For Sir Knights and their ladies
at Masonic hall, 12 m. to 1:30 p. m.
Served by the ladles of DeMolay
Commandery, 'No. 5.
Grand Commandery reconvenes at
1:30 p. m.
Music and refreshments' at Masonic
hall for Sir Knights and their ladles
from 7:30 to 9:30.
The following poem appears on the
(Continued on page eight.
The Greatest Values
Chicago Store &
Could Not Cross Alps.
Brleg, Switzerland, Sept. 22.
Aviators George Chavez and
M. Weymann today mado their
third attempt to cross the Alps
from Drieg to Milan in an air-
ship, but a blinding snowstorm
drove them back. The two dar-
ing bird-men were accompanied
today by Tadeoli, an Italian
aviator, who likewise was un-
The men suffered terribly
from the cold. Chavez persisted ,
in his attempt so long that he
was benumbed and absolutely
helpless when he finally brought
his machine to earth. He had
to be helped from his mono-
Wants Control of Party in New York
Albany, N. Y., Sept. 22. Declar
ing that Theodore Roosevelt was en
dbavorlng to control the Republican
party In New York, William Barnes
Jr., denounced him this afternoon at
the meeting of the first assembly
district Republican convention.
Roosevelt, he said, was "trying to
control the Republican party and
name its candidates by appealing to
"The party In this state," he con
tinued, "is facing a more serious
crisis than It Imagined. Traditions
and history and the very meaning of
the party are being assailed. Tho
fidderal constitution, .and even the su
promo court decisions are being
criticized and the fiat of a single in
dividual is hailed by some as more
important than the opinion of those
whose Interest in the party is large
At unusually low prices. If yon want to savo
money in buying your Hats, Ostrich Plumes and
Fancy Wings come here. We do the business and
can give you the rock bottom 'prices.
Trimmed Hats $1 .95, $2.50, $3.50 and up
Imported Dress Goods and
Silks Now on Sale
The greatest showing of stylish, up-to-date goods
we ever made, Thousands of yards hejw for you to
mako your selection from, and at bargain prices.
Silks, yard 25c, 35c, 49c, 69c and up.
Dress Goods, yard 25c, 35c, 49c and up.
Burned In Their Bed.
Hollywood, 'Cal., Sept. 22.. .
J, J. Morgan and his wife, An-
na, wore burned to death In a
fire that destroyed their home
neat tho Loa, Angles-Hollywood
line early today.
Their bodies, burned almost .
to clnderS; wero found sldo by
side in their bed when the ruins-
of their cottage had cooled suf-
ficlently to permit searchers to
Tho fire occurred at daybreak.
Its origin Is not known. It Is
believed, however, t6 have b'een
. caused by a kerosene lamp,
which neighbors said Mrs, Mor-
gan always kept burning near
SAT IN THEIR BUGGIES AND SAW
TIIEIK HUSBANDS STEP OFF 35
YAKDS, TURN, AND SHOOT
EACH OTHER DEAD.
tONITSD PBISS UASIO WIM.
Pelham, Ga., Sept. 22- With
their wives as seconds, encouraging
them to fight, Charles Tate and John
Marchant, young farmors who live
near 'Pelham, fought a pistol duel to
day. Tho two men inet on tho road
that runs past their farms, stepped
off twenty-five paces then turned
and fired several shote In rapid suc
cession. Both were killed.
The wo women .were the only
Tho duel is said to be the result
of a'.' feud which sprang up between
the two families when Tate married
the widow of Marchant's brother tvto
months ago. Marchant opposed tho
match and bitter feeling resultUl.
The wives of tho two men met
Monday and quarreled. Yesterday
tho two couples met by accident.
Marchant dared Tate to "shoot It
out." Tato accepted and today's
duel was arraigned.
UNITED rKF- ISBED WIM.
Cheyenne, Wyo Sept. 22. That
Congressman F. W. Mondell is In a.
serious condition as the result of a
rolapso after ho was convalescing
from an attack of pleurisy, was
learned today. Dispatches from
Newcastle, Mondell's home, say hla
condition is so critical that he ha3
been forced to abandon taking part
in tho coming campaign. He is a
candidate for re-election.
MEETING HELD 'IN TOPEKA,
KANSAS .TODAY AND THE ILLI
NOIS DELEGATION IS ON THE
WAR PATH ALL BECAUSE
RATES WERE RAISED.
Topoka, Kan., Sept. 22. Alleging
that tho Western railroads havo vio
lated the agreement made with Presi
dent Taft at the time tMa Hannibal
injunction suit against tho Increase
of freight rates were abandoned)
Illinois delegates were In a belliger
ent mood whon tho rate conference
of twelve middle Westorn states was
called to order today. Governor
Stubbs of Kansas presided at the
Five hundred delegates attended
tho conference. Tho governors of
twolvo states represented, or their
special representatives attended. Gov
ornor Donaghey, of Arkansas, was
ono of the last to arrive.
Resolutions are being considered
asking th governmont to prosocute
the railroads. It is probable that
they will be adoptod.
Toft Restores Harmony.
Cincinnati, Ohio, S((pt. 22.
As a result o the efforts of
President Taft truce has been
. declared in the war between
Senator Theodore E. Burton, of
Cleveland, and Boss George B.
Cox, of Cincinnati. Tho two
factions have ngreed to forget
their differences, at loast tem-
porarlly, and as a result the
Republicans in the state will
get together In the coming cam-
palgn behind Warren G. Hard-
ing, the gubernatorial nominee.
A "get together" campaign
will be launched, It is under-
stood, and the Inaders will en-
deavor to secure a united vote
HAVE A BIG JOB
ftJNITKD PRESS IXASED WIHB.l
Portland, Ore., Sept. 22. Dish
washing will be one of tho principal
occupations at the big crockery and
glassware warehouse of Praol, He
gele and company, 13 th and Hoyt
streets, for several days as tho re
sult of a smouldering fire In the
basement early today. Thousands of
dollars' worth of crockery on dis
play on the main floor was blackened
by smoke and will have to be gone
over with soap and water.
Manager Prael .estimates the total
damage will not exceed $5,000.
The Are Is believed to have started
from crossed wires In tho basement.
WANTS TO SEE
.Omaha, Neb., Seat 22.- Because
Prince Tsal Hsun wants to see Nia
gara Falls by daylight tho record
tlmo made b' tho ''overland limited
between, San Francisco and Chicago
Is npt tQ bo cut down over seven
hours by the.speclal train on wjilch
the prince and his party aro speed
The prince's special is now run
ning on a schedulo that will mako
its time from San Francisco to Chi
cago about C2 hours. This Is an
average of 38 mllos an hour for
tho entire distance. Tho overland's
average is 33 miles.
Epaulets Aro Buzztng.
Now York, Sept 22. Military
circles are today buzzing with gossip
because of tho rumor that Major El-
jnore Taggart, of the Twenty-fourth
United States Infantry, is to be
Tho rumor connects .Major Tag-
gart'a name with the feconi scandal
at Fort Ontario which resulted In
the dismissal of Captain Robert 'If.
Peck of the Twenty-fourth Infantry.
According to report Major Tag
gart is to bo tried on a charge In
connection with tho Peck case.
Captain Peck formerly lived In San
MORAL WAVE HITS
NEW YORK CITY
New York, Sept. 22. Rumors of
a police shake-up and tho circulation
of tho report that the head of Com
missioner Baker Is to fall whon
Mayor Gaynor returns to his duties
is having its effect and tho lid on tho
tenderloin Is being clamped down.
Tho first move In this direction w.u
mado last night When plain clothes
men, acting under orders from Bak
er, mado a score of arrests In a ten
Bakor directed his men to secure
enough evidence to make euro of
convictions. The xnovo (s construed
to be an attempt by Baker and his
colleagues who havo fallen undor
suspicion to relnstato themselves In
tho favor of tho public.
Will Speak Friday.
Col. Hofer will mako several.
short talks to the citizens of Ba-.
lem Frlduy evening, as follows:
At 7 at Fair Grounds Store.
At 7:80 at Eplcy's Store.
At 8 at Ymv Park Store.
At 8:80 at I'oIhuI & Shaw's
At ( at Ailolpli'n Cigar Store
Ex-President Having Denied that Mr. Storer Ever Was
Authorized to Represent Him or Authorized Him to Visit
the Pope and Ask Him as a Special Favor to the President
of the United States to Appo int Ireland a Cardinal, Mrs.
Storer Proves that He Did.
Springfield, Mass., Sept. 22. The
Republican prints today a lottor
from Mrs. Bollaray Storer, written
In France, September C, reviewing
the controversy between tho Storers
and Mr. Roosevelt concerning tho ox
president's alleged authorization of
tho ex-amba8sador to Austria-Hungary
to visit tho pope nnd ask as a
personal favor to tho presldont of
the United States to mako Arch
bishop Iroland, of St. Paul, a cardi
nal.' Letters written by tho archbishop
In 1903 and 1904, httherto unpub
lished, aro quoted by Mrs. Storer to
show that at repeated interviews In
the White Houso between tho arch
bishop and tho president, Mr. Roose
velt acknowledged that ho had com
missioned Mr. Stor.er to act as his
personal envoy at the Vatican In bo
half of tho archbishop.
Issue of Veracity Drawn.
Mr. Roosevelt has hitherto public
ly denied that Mr. Storer over was
authorized to represent him In this
manner and tho Ireland letters now
published by "Mrs. Storor have" tho ef
fect of making much sharper mo is-
IN REPLY TO MAYOR GAYNOR'S
ATTACK ON ID3ARST PAPERS,
SAYS HE IS SORRY GAYNOR'S
WOUND HAS AFFECTED HIS
Now York, Sept. 22. That a live
ly encounter between Mayor Wil
liam J. Gaynor and W. R. Hearst is
llkoly whon tho mayor resumes his
official duties is generally bolloved
hero following tho publication of
Hearst's answer to Gaynor's charge
that attacks in tho former's Now
York nowspapors wero really re
sponsible for tho attempted assassi
nation of tho mayor.
Gaynor's statement was contained
in a letter addressed to his sister
and It concluded by saying that tho
mayor Intended to attack the
Hearst papors, putting an end to
what Gaynor termed absoluto dofl-
anco of tho law.
Hearst's reply to tho charges was
cabled from Paris:
"I am exceedingly sorry," ho said,
that Mayor Gaynor was shot and If
Mayor Gaynor has said what you toll
mo I can only add that I nm exceed
ingly sorry that his Injuries havo
affected his mind.
"Aftor bis apparent recovery May
or Gaynor expressed- tho hop'o that
his lllncs would mako a, bettor man
of hint. Many others entertained
tho samo hopo, but unfortunately
his oxporlenco did not abate his ovil
temper or hla lying, tonguo. Tho
criticism of Mayor -Gaynor's public
acts by the Hearpt.'a papers, has
been temperate and truthful, dlgnl-
flod and deserved, unprojudlcod and
In tho publlo lntorost."
Tho Hoarst answer to Gaynor's at
tack, nnd tho publication of Qaynor's
letter end tho bollef expressed in
many nuaitcrs after tho shooting
that tho attomptod assassination
might bring a truco between tho two
mon. ' if
: OF ASSERTION
VELT HAS DENIED
suo of veracity between the Storers
and tho ex-presldent.
Mrs. Storer backing her position,
prints nmpng others the following
letter which seems to place Mr.
Roosovelt in the Amnios class.
On February 2, 1904, the arch
bishop wrote to Mr. Storer:
"Your two letters were read and
burned; however, you need have no
anxloty whatever about the wholo
affair, which was tho chief subject
matter of those lettors. The presi
dent has no occasion to feel, ruffled
in tho loast, but you know his lm
When I saw him he, of his own
accord, told mo of his writing to
y'ou and asked mo how publicity was
given to tho matter. I said the
Scrlpps-McRao agoncy had merely
made a guess , (as to Mr. Storer'a
coming to Rome), and that the few
unfavorable comments that fol
lowed amounted to really nothing.
He calmed down; completely, re
marked tharho had ovfery confidence
In you and hoped that the, outcome
of your mission would bo whatiiH
A month later Archbishop Ireland
wroto another letter 1$. which ho
quoted the'oxact wnrda-of thpl :prest"'
dent as. to Mt. Storar golng'to'Rofno"
"Tho president .said to me: 'Mr.
Storer has told you what I said to
him about, you, archblsjiop.
" 'Well, I replied, 'I do not re
member about his going to Rome."
Memory Is Clear, s
" 'Well,' he said, 'I told him I
would not write a letter to the popo
acting for honors for you, but t
sold ho could go to Romo and say
viva voce to tho popo how much, I
wish you to bo cardinal, and, how
grateful I personally would be, to.
him for granting that honor.'
"I am most clear In my memory na;
to every word;. v '-'
"I will write about American pol
itics to Bellamy. , " ,
"With, most affectionate regard ,to
(Continued on page eights'
GO TO WO
COMPANIES ACCEDE TO THEIR
DEMANDS FOR AN INCREASE
..IN PAY AND WORK WAS RE
SUMED THIS MORNING.
united puis iiLxaan wiej.J
Portland, uro Sept. 22i-Graln
handlers employed by three, firms,
tli( Pacific Coast Elovator Company,
tho Campbell, Sanforrf, Henloy Com
pany., and Frank Thorno, returned to
work today as these firms havo
agreed to grant the demands of tho
mon for forty cents an hour and six
ty cents an hour overtime, for which
thoy went on strlko yesterday.
Men employed by thrcto other largo
exporters, tho Balfour, Guthrie Com
pany, Kerrr, G'fford and Company,
and tho Northwestern Warehouso
Company, aro still out as the com
panies havo declined to treat with
tho striking unionists.
Tho Qlobo Milling Company, which
is not a mombor of the shippers' as
sociation, has not signed the agree
One hundred and fifty men walksd
out yiterday and today approximate
ly fifty nro still Idle.