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DAILY CAPITAL JOTJBNAL, SALEM, OREGON, SATURDAY, DECEMBEB 20, 1013.
pervades the store-
bright, pretty and ex
tremely numerous are
the Christmas presents
on display herepres
ents that the recipient will surely
The Entire Stock Is On Sale
The Reductions are from
10 to 50 per cent
Nothing reserved. Store open evenings.
WOMEN'S SUITS SO PER
FURS 10 to 30 PER CENT
MEN'S CLOTHING 10 to
40 PER CENT LESS.
Everything, ' no matter
how great or small, you
IOSitbd pass a uuara wus.i
Seattle, Wash, Dec. 20. Running
amuck in the Grand Pacific hotel here,
after midnight last night, H. N. Ged
des, a wealthy-farmer, of Davenport,
Iowa, shot and . mortally wounded
Joseph Blinn, a sailor, and shot J. R.
Erickson, who was entertaining Blinn
in his room, through the knee, when he
discharged a. revolver at random
through a glass door. Blinn died at
7:30 o'clock this morning in the city
hospital. Geddes, in a room adjoining
Erickson 's, made no resistance when
arrested. He will be charged with
"They have been ' bothering me for
20 years," he said, when arrested, "and
I decided I 'd finish them.' '
The police believe he is insane. Ged-
dee had bankbooks in his possession
showing balances of nearly $5000. He
was on his way to Australia from Port
WANTS SLAYER PAROLED.
BECAUSE ONE OE
UNITED r-RXBS LBASB0 WIBS.
Seattle, Wash., Dec. 20. Rather than
tell the court one of thoir number was
. ill, four' women jurors voted that Tho
odore Pappas was guilty of blaiekmail,
against thoir will. This fact came to
light this morning in four affidavits
sinned by tho women jurors in which
they frankly admitted deciding Pappas
was guilty when they thought him in
nocent. Tho women declared they held out
for acquittal until one of the women
jurors became quite ill. They snid that
in order to have the jury released so
that the women could get home, they
changed their vote for acquittal to con
viction. These facts were brought out
by James McBrido, attornoy defend
ing Pappas, in ordering a motion for a
Upon reading the affidavits of the
four jurors this morning, Judge Ronald
called a motion for a new trial under
advisement, promising to give the con
cession Monday. j
both men drew revolvers and began to
shoot. The teller ducked under the
counter to escape the rain of bullets
and the robbers tried to reach a stack
of currency behind the cage, but were
unable to do so.
People living near the bank, aroused
by the shooting, rushed toward the
bank, and the robbers, becoming
alarmed, fled in the heavy fog that
enveloped the city. '
HOLDUP MEN MAKE AN
united rnsss leased wins.
Vancouver, B. C, Dec. 20. An un
successful attempt was made today to
rob the Branch Bank of Ottawa by two
The men came into the bank and
asked for change for a $10 bill. While
the teller was reaching for tho money
THINKS VESSEL DOOMED.
UNITED ritESS LEASED WIII1.1
Seattle, Wash., Dec. 20. Captain
Louis L. Lane, of the schooner Polar
Bear, who brought tho first authentic
work that Explorer Stefansson's ship,
Karluk, with Captain Bartlett, his crew
and part of tho Stefnnsson exposition
on board, was adrift in the Artie ocean,
expressed strong doubts today wheth
er the missing vessel will ever be seen
(UNITED FKCSS LEASED W1HB.J
Riverside, Cal. Doc. 20. Attorneys
for Paul Case and Tom Green, who rob
bed the Verde Valley bank, at Blythe,
of $5000 and killed Cashier Bowles,
will plead their clients' previous good
character in an effort to have them
paroled. This became known today
when the men nppenred in court, to
plead. The attorneys sought a post
ponement, saying that they had sent
to Montana for depositions regarding
the prisoners. They were given 14
days additional time to plead.
WILL SELL TIMBER.
UNITED PRESS LBASKD WIBB.l
Cincinnati, O., Dec. 20. The directors
of tho Cincinnati club of the National
league agreed this afternoon to sell Joe
Tinker, the club's former manager, to
Brooklyn, following a conference here
between Charles Ebbetts and August
KILLS WIFE AND NEPHEW.
(UNITES PRESS LEASED WIRE.
Posen, Germany, Dec. 20. Count
Miplsznski, a prominent member of. the
reichstag, today shot and killed his wifo
and nephew in their castlo here. Ho
REAMES MAY BE PROMOTED
lUNITKO VUESR LEASED Willi.
Portland, Dec. 20. It was persistent'
ly rumored horo today that Clarence L,
Reamcs, United StatcB district attorney
for Oregon, is to be appointed an
sistant to Attornoy-Gcnernl McRey
nolds, rclioving C. J. Knaebel, for years
in charge of land litigation for the de
partment of justice.
Suit to clear title to lamlB in Marion
county was commenced in the circuit
court this morning by F. S. Wilson, et
nl., against Earl Mitchell, ct al.
A Better Christmas Present
Could Not Be Found
Frantz Premier Elec-
It brings more joy into a h
household article. With this c
her sweeping in half the time,
her floor coverings than with
guarantee this cleaner to get
priced cleaners. It is always
order easily. It is easy to han
which is less than the hose an
ome than most any other
leaner the housewife can do all
and get more of the dirt from
any other cleaning device. We
more dirt than any of the high
ready, and does not get but of
die, weighing only nine pounds
d nozzles weigh on other ma
Phone and we will send a m an to clean a room for you just
to demonstrate the great value of the Frantz Premier.
Price $30 Everywhere
Are your col
lars broken at
the point? Not
if we launder
When dissatisfied, try
136 South Liberty Street
Collars 20 weeks
to our Laundry
We bought a number of new collars and re
laundered them just to see how long they
would last. Twenty times we laundered them
before they cracked, became rough edged or
It means twenty weeks of satisfactory wear,
or about five months' usage in each of our col
lars. Really it means more fully six months,
because after they do become worn our opera
tors smooth down the rough edges.
Your entire washing at a price that will inter
est any housekeeper. Try it, and avoid the wor
ry and mess of Wash day. '
Send us your Holiday Table Linen. We launder
it without marking, if you wish.
U WILLIS HAWKINS-
0c Oif I
.l LCopyright, 1911, by American Press ,
IT ain't for mortal man to know
The ways' of Providence, an' so
I merely say it seoms as though
It wan t exao'ly fair
When Cupid, with his burnln' darts,
Has lighted up two lovin' hearts
For Fate, with her bamboozlin' arts,
To separate the pair.
SHE FORGIVES HIM.
OMTBO FBI 88 LSASBD WIBB.J
Portland, Ore., Doc. 20. "Will you
forgive me for talking about you and
my conduct toward yout" asked D. W.
Ingles of Mrs. A. K. Tweed in police
court. "I will," replied Mrs. Tweed.
Thus Ingles paid the sentence Judge
Stevenson imposed when arrested as
the result of a neighborhood row.
Now, there was Cyrua Allen's oaaa.
When he had ooms within an aos
Of beln' winner In the raos
, For Kitty Warren's hand
, He stubbed his mind, as you might say,
Upon a shadow, so that they
Were parted in the very way .
Deoeivln' Fate had planned.
. It all begun when Kitty said
She wished she had a plastor head
Of Byron, for she'd read an' read
The pieces that he writ
So, Chris'mus mornln', here it cams,
For Cyrus, with his heart aflame,
Had bought the bust an' sent the same
Anonymous to Kit.
That night he meant to toll his mind,
But Fate had fixed it so's he'd find
Two shadows on hor window blind
That he miaundoratood.
"That's hor an' Nathan Black," he said,
"An' she's a-strokin' of his hosd."
Bo, brokon heartod, Cyrus flod
An' quit the town lor good.
If he'd 'a' had the sense to wait
Ilo'd soon 'a' knowod it wann't Nats,
But only Byron's plaster pate
That Kitty was oarensin.
For she was sure it oarae from Cy,
An' that's the very reason why
Bhe. fondled of it on the sly,
With all hor heart confoBnln'.'
WAPPT ON WAT HOME.
OOTID PBESS LSASID W1RB.J
Walla Walla, Wash., Dec. 20. After
boing known as convict No. 6539 for 19
months in the prison, Charles W. Wap
penstoin, former chief of police of Se
attle, loft the state penitentiary this
morning, a free man. Twenty minutes
later he boarded a train for Lake Sam-
manish, near Seattle, to join his wife
and family. During his confinement
Wapponstoin has been a trusty in
charge of tho penitentiary poultry
ITALY WATCHING CONGRESS.
fOXITID FUSS L1ASID WIIS.
Homo, Dec. 20. Ministor Snngulinno
today informed Commissioner Morris,
representing the San Francisco exposi
tion, that Italy was waiting congress',
action concerning the exclusion of illit
erate foreigners- and the placing of
American medical inspection on Italian
emigrants before deciding whether or
not to send an exhibit.
According to tho dictum laid down by
City Health Officer Miles now, there
must not be any candies left uncovered
In the Salem stores. Deputy Hartwell
is giving this matter close attention at
proBOnt, and Christmas goods must all
bo placed under cover iustoad of dis
played on open sholves.
A. K. Turner today commenced ac
tion, through his attornoy, Robin D.
Day, against 1?. B, Ryan, et al., to re
cover $230 alleged to bo owing for
brick which the defendant is said to
have tukon possession of. Interest
amounting to 180 on the amount being
sued for is also naked in the complaint,
A complaint to recover 23S.45 al
logod to be owing for goods sold and
delivered was filed in the circuit court
this morning by W. W. Ray, et al.,
against the Horsoshoo Lake Fanning
& Development Co.
The 1914 Overland
A carload of the 1914 Overland cars arrived this week.
We invite you to call and look them over. We are not hay.
ing a FIRE SALE, but you can buy the Overland for much
less than any other car that is supposed to be in our class.
A car with 35 horse power, 114-inch wheel base, 33x4
tires, equipped with Electric Lighs and Electric Horn, for
Fully equipped with Electric Lights, Horn and Gray &
Davis Electric Engine starter and generator for $1200.
The car that has made good
B. M. DIMICK
246 South Commercial Street