Daily capital journal. (Salem, Or.) 1903-1919, January 29, 1914, Image 2

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    TSie Salem Capital J
JAN. 29, 1913
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The Capital Journal
The Barnes -Taber Company
G BAH AM P. TABEB, Editor and Manager.
An Independent Newspaper Devoted to American Principlei and the Progress
and Development of Salem in Particular and All Orego in General.
MMIiDmI eSvcrv Benlng Eicept 8un7. Bln. Oregon'
(Innrlablr In Advance)
Billj, Ml Carrier, per jear ...15.20 Per month.. 45c
aHllr, tJ Mill, per year 4.00 Per month.. 86c
Wetklv, by Mall, per year .... 1.00 Biz monthi.BOc
3 BWefit of the poor, but which opening was temporarily postponed on ac
count of the son-arrival of the stock of goods.
There has a roar of protest gone up from the grocers but it has not been
heeded and the store will be opened probably next Monday. It is planned to
sell groceries at actual cost, or at frern 10 to 25 per cent below the average
retail prices. The city had already issued a list of prices. Among these,
sugar sold five pounds for a quarter by the merchants, was quoted at six
pounds for a quarter, and beans sold by the stores at 5 to 6 cents were quoted
at 3Vj cents. There were corresponding reductions all down the line.
The city appropriated $25,000 for tho first store, and if this proves a sus-
cess others will be started. ' The movement will be watched with intense in
terest by the whole country, if it is a success, it may result in changing the
whole mercantile business of the country, for no one can tell where it will end.
It is only a very small wedge but its effect on business may be tremendous.
This is indeed socialism.
Advertising rates will be furnished on application.
'New Today" Ads. strictly cub in advance.
"Want" Ada, and
The Capital Journal carrier boys are instructed to put the papers on the
porch. If tha carrier does not do tola, misses yon, or neglects getting the paper
to yon on time, kindly phone the circulation manager, as this is the only way we
can determine whether or not the carriers are following instructions. Phone
Main 82.
LTIIOTJGH not generally classed under this head, why is not the political
A power and influence that follows election to high office as much un
earned increment as is tha added valuo to property, given it by the
building up of a community! So soon as your politician gets an offico,
(we are speaking of tho higher U,) ho also gets, or takes possession
f a whole lot of other offices in tho shape of appointments. Take our own
senators, for instance. Thoir recommendation carries the appointment of doz
ens of officers. These appointments of right belong to the people, or under
our system to the party in power. It would seem that this being the case tho
senators or othor officers would pay somo attention to the requests of the
party as to appointments. As a mattor of fact thoy do nothing of the
kind. . They assume they alone are qualified to pass upon the merits or de
merits of appointees, and name the men they want regardless of party desires
or anything else save and except thoir own sweet wills. The result is the
building up of a personal following regardless of the interests of either party
or the peoplo. This Is true of nil senators and congressmen. The unearned
increment of the office is claimed and taken by congressmen and senators as
theirs by divine right.
This has been the custom time out of mind, but it is changing, and the sen
ator or congressman who docs "not keep his ear to the ground and pay some
attention to what he hears thore, will be certain to wish he had, for the people
are keeping pretty close tab on the whole lot of them. The time when a pub
lic office was a private snap has passed.
Senators may force their seloctions for certain offices in such a way that
they will be appointed, but when thoy do they will find some troublo in again
getting their own claims loengnlzcd.
IT is claimed President Wilson takes Englnnd's view of the toll question
as applied to tho Panama canal, and suggests thnt American coasting ves
sels bo made to pay the same as all others. It strikes us that Undo Sum
having built tho canal can do as ho pleases about tho tolls on his own ves
sels, so long as ho does not discriminate as between other nations, or his
own vessels in competition with them. No. foreign vessel can carry American
products between American ports, so what business is it of Englnnd's whether
we charge our own const vessels toll or not? However there is ground up
on which tho mattor enn bo placed and one that would justify the charging of
tui'i li the local carriers, and that 1b thut nine-tenths of tho coastwise carry
lug vessels are owned by one company wlii-h has tho worst kind of a mon
opoly on the business, and which has practically driven out all competition.
The giving this corporation froo tolls would be simply presenting it that much
coin, for It would make no diffcrenco in freight charges. From this view point
President Wilson is light,
AaiHMttPONrtKNT asks us If there aro trusts in Englnnd. Wo aro
free to confess that wo do not know, but presume not, and the evidence
indicates there aro none. In the first plnco wo hear no kicks about
them and there sure would be kicks if they wero nt work thore, Then
there is other evidence thnt England hns them not, or that they liavo
not England, which ever suits best. A Canadian paper or rather ono printed
at Winnipeg, says and gives quotations for it, that wheat flour thnt sells at
5.20 in that city which Is In tho center Of ono of tho greatest wheat growing
districts In tho world, sells for 5.3() in Montreal and for 4.38 in Loudon,
linker's flour selling for fl.00 at Winnipeg, sells fur $4.10 at. Montreal and for
3.(10 iu London. Tho best flour costs 82 centB more tho borrel where It Is
.grown, than in London, after being hauled 4,500 miles. From this wo judge
the trusts are not busy In England, but wo would not venturo the name state
ment about Canada, and especially about Winnipeg, which seems to hevn a sort
of hunch of thoir presence. t
It is never safe to make any remarks about the weather especially in a
newspaper, for by the time the paper reaches its subscribers the measly weath
er clerk has changed his mind and habits too, and makes one ridiculous that
has ventured a remark of any kind on the subject. The Gold Hill News a few
days ago had an editorial about the manzanita being in bloom and re
marked that "Spring has came." Tho storm and the telegraph heat tho
paper to its subscribers and when the paper reached them there was a snow
storm at work that would have been a credit to Alaska.
Mountains of
g Goods
now received every day by freight and express. Come and walk through the big Chciago
store and see the new arrivals. '
Some queer things happen daily in this big country of ours. At Tacoma
Monday morning when the city was threatened with flood by the heavy
storms, and when the streets were almost canals, the city water supply pipe
broke and the city had a water famine.
At last it will bo possible to buy clothing made of Oregon products and
manufactured in tho state. Heretofore the Brownsville Woolen Mill has
sold Oregon made woolens here, but the cloth made at Brownsville, was sent
east to be made into clothing. J. L. B-jwman, of the Brownsville Woolen Mill
company has opened a factory in Portland and is turning out 750 pairs of
trousers a week. He employes 30 men and women at present, but has se
cured a site for a factory building and before the year is out expects to have
a factory running and to be employing 500. This is an industry that should
receive the patronage of every Oregonian. See that your suit is a Browns
ville product.
Always Long Waiting List at Popular
Hostelry Where Accomodations
Are Price of Beer.
Washing Is Compulsory When Guest
Arrises and He is Furnished With
Tools for Shaving.
turned to the lodger. An attendant
hands him a safety razor, a shaving
brush and a cake of soap. Shaving is
not compulsory; neither iB the guest
forced to use the little cake of shoe
blackening handed him, but all around
are cards reminding him that the
spruced up man stands the best chance
of landing the job. ,-Ve have been
'full to the roof since the place open
ed," Baid Manager Taylor, who studied
sociology before he took the job. "Mr.
Dawes is satisfied, and I am satisfied
that the experiment is proving a suc
cess. All some of these fellows need is
a chance to clean up and look like men
when they search for jobs." Hogan's
"flop house," the municipal lodging
house, and othor hotels that catered to
the "down and outs," report a big
::i businers since the opening of
the Dawes hotel.
I HE Mcdford Mail Tribune Insists that southern Oregon should have a
condidate for governor and that he should bo elected. Southern Oregon
is as much entitled to tho governorship as any other section, but it
strikes us that if all tho southern Oregon people feel toward tho state
as uoes mo puuor or too man inmino it would on wrong to select a
governor from that section. Commenting on the situation the Mall Tribune
"Jackson county hns never had a governor, but is entitled to one. As a
matter of fact, southern Oregon la not recognized politically, commercially or in
any other way by the rest of tho state. Small nrt of Its progress or devel
opment is duo to Oregon or to Oregon cipitiil.
"Southern Oregon lias grown in spito of Oregon, rather than because of
It. It has no state Institutions and no stato officials. The benefit this section
derives from being a pnrt of Oregon consists In being hampered In Us Jowl
opment by unprogrcssive and restrictive laws and In paying constantly Increas
ing taxes to support Institutions slid officials, commissions and boards located
In other portions of tho slate."
However In the same editorial the picr Mimes some excellent timber for
the offico of governor, both democratic and republican. Why net trot them
out and act upon the suggestion of th Mail Tribune.
. 1TH municipally owned water and light plants becoming general, cities
owning and operating street car lines and the general government
talking of taking over the railroads and telegraph and telephone lines
socialism dor not seem a thing of tho future but already here. Th-t
latest step in further adopting socialism was to have been
taken In Chicago Monday when a city store was to have opened for
Chicago, Jan. 20. The "prico of a
beer" will work wonders at the Rufui
Dawes Memorial hotel, recently opened
to the public and a clientele made up
largely of members of the great army
of the unemployed. For a single nickel
you can get a bed for the night, a bath,
a shine, a shavo and have your clothing
fumigated. A night shirt is provided
free of charge for every lodger.
Iu the hotel restaurant, another
nickel will move tho following assort
mcnt of food your way a beef stew
with potatoes and vegetables, a cup of
coffee with milk and two fat rolls. If
you wuut a change in menu, you can
ask tho gentlemanly waiter to bring
you n bowl of soup instead of stew. Fur
ten cents you can get a privato room,
but according to W. D. Taylor, man
ager, few of the regular guests squander
a dime on such n luxury unless the
dormitory rooms are occupied,
Tho new hotel was built by Charles
O. Dawes, Chicago banker, as n mem
orial to his son, who lost his life on
Lake Geneva, Wis. The original invest
ment was $100,000. Roceipts thus far
"havo run far below operating expenses,
"but Dawes said today he "guessed ho
oould stand tho drain."
There are 05 private rooms" In the
new hotel, and two dormitories, ac
comodating 504 men, giving the place a
total capacity of Mil) guests. Walls and
floors aro of concrete and are washed
each day by powerful streams of water
to prevent accumulation of dirt and
vermin. The guest at the Dawes hotel
plasters his name on tho register with
all the dignity of a guest at the Hotel
LnSalle. If he deposltes a dime for a
private room, he Is given a key, if his
is to be a nickel night, he is assigned
to one of the dormitories where double
decker beds line the rooms. An attend
ant escorts tho new nrrivnl to the bath
room and give him a check when he
surrenders his clothes. The clothes are
taken to the fumigating room, while
the lodger rids himself of surplus dirt
under a shower. Another Attendant
brings him a "nightie" and he Is put
to bed between sheets real sheet and
fresh from tho laundry while his head
reposes on a pillow covered by a snow
white slip.
In the morning, the clothing, thor
oughly fumigated and ventilated. Is re-
j; LADD & BUSH, Bank ers i
To bring about this
condition you should
help the digestion,
the liver and bowels
by the daily use of
The Tortlnnd hop market got a slight
move on Tuesday, owing to orderB being
received from England.
Tho big auto show is on in Tortlnnd.
Tho Multnomah county fair will be
held this year from September 13 to 1!,
Mrs. II. A. Corothers, aged 00, a pion
eer of 1S53, died at tho home of her
daughter, Mrs. M. A. Plumnier, in Ca
nemuh, near Oregon City, Monday.
Many schools in Clackamas comity
havo been closed on account of scarlet
The snow storm Tuesday was general
throughout Western Oregon, but the
snow refused to stay on the ground af
ter it got there.
The committee appointed by the last
legislature to investigate the Boys' and
flirts' Aid Soeletv of Portland, hns
filed its report and gives the society a
clean bill,
Washington county will hold its fair
September 24 to 2(1, Inclusive.
Recent Issues of Eugene papers have
contained flnttering notices of Miss
May Smith, a freshman last year at
tho statn unlversitv, who is editor and
manager of the Wasco New Enter
prise, and is making it go.
Myrtle Creek Mall: The editor of
tho Koseburg News is worrying over
how the world will end. Forget It just
now, Brother Shoemaker, and let lis try
to elect a sheriff and prosecuting attor
ney who will enforce the local option
"If the citizens of 1'mntillo are
not proud of ther mayor and city
council," says the New Ern, "there Is
something radically wrong with them.
There is not a city In the stato of
Oregon anywhere near the i of our
city which hns such ft live bunch of city
fathers a has Vnintilla.
An undertaking that means much
for Marshfield i the fill being made
by the dredge Seattle In the lowlands
of tho city. "Where a swamp was a
few weeks ago," say tho Itocord, "In
another six months ther will be seen
many attractive homos. In fact It will
change tho complexion of the city."
Ladies' Goats and Suits
In Up to the Hour Styles. - No Big Prices Asked
Small prices is our motto to introduce the new models. Values that later on will be a
great deal more. Now specially priced.
$8.90, $9.90, $12.50 and up
Embroideries and Laces
Twenty thousand yards now piled out on our counters, and marked at prices so low that
selling will be lively. Flouncings, all kinds from 27-inch up to 45-inch. Laces and Dress
Trimmnigs also on display. Yard
3c, Sc, 7c, 8 1 -3c, 10c, 15c and up
New Silks, New Dress Goods and Ginghams
Now piled out on our counters. Come and get the best bargains in Salem.
Clearing Prices
On odd lots of Men's and Ladies' Hosiery and Underwear, Blankets, Comforts aad Men's
and Boys' Clothing.
Corsets iff tSU ACVl If KUj V
on sale ''''"X - - -i i "i1 ' ' 1 .
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I, , - r .... -fi-t y - infihliln ifrli fL' i T ft : pjjft niit Mil Yl " illll III fl ii i lift IM Will 1
Only ono fatality occurred in the sev
eral industries over which Labor Com
missioner Hoff hns jurisdiction, accord
ing to his report for the month of De
cember. There were 297 accidents, and
the largest number was in paper mills.
Following is Hoff's summary:
Occupation. ' Accidents
Carpenter 12
Construction 8
Electrical 8
Loggias 16
Machine, foundry and boiler shop.... 31
"Paper mill 53
Railroad constriction 6
Railroad section 17
Railroad train - 18
Railroad yard - 27
Sawmill 44
Sawmill yard , 9
Miscellaneous 42
Total ... 297
One fatality.
Everett, Wash., Jan. 29. .Varrants
charging them with working girls more
than eight hours, in violation of the
state women 's eight hour law, were is
sued today against S. H. Hazlett, traf
fic manager of the Independent Tel
ephone company's Snohomish exchange,
and Delia Nevcrs, chief operator. J. M.
Winslow, manager of the Everett
branch of the Independent Telephone
company said that although the girls,
worked from 9 p. m. until 7 a. m., they
were not on duty more than eight hours,
as they wero permitted to sloop during;
the dull hours.
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A. 8. OLMSTED. L Roy. N.Y.
Suggestions for Salem's Slogan
The deep, fully and certainly suffi
cient channel at the mouth of the Co
lumbia I the principal thing; that oh
tsinod, other needed things will follow.
If Tongue Is Coated or If Cross, Fever
ish, Constipated Give "California
Syrup of Figs."
Don't scold your fretful, peevish
child. See if tonguo Is coated; this is
a sure sign its little stomach, liver and
bowels are clogged with sour waste.
When listlos,' pnlo feverish, full If
cold, breath bad, throat sors, doosn't
eat, sleep or act naturally, has stomach
ache, Indigestion, diarrhoea, give a tea
spoonful of "California Syrup of Figs"
aud In few hours all th foul waste,
the sour bile and fermenting food passes
out of tho bowels and you have a well
and playful child again. Children love
this harmless "fruit laxative," aud
mothers can rest easy after giving it,
because it never fails to mako their
little "insides" clean and sweet.
Keep It handy, Motherl A littlo given
today save a sick child tomorrow, but
get the genuine. Ask your druggist for
a 50 cent bottle of "California Syrup
of Figs," which hn directions for ba
bies, children of all ages and for grown
'i)s plninly on the bottlo. Remember
there are counterfeit sold hero, to
surely look and see that yours is made
by the "California Fig Synip Com
pany." Hand back with contempt any
other fig tyrup.
Name and address of the person making the
above suggestion.
House of Half a Million Bargains
Come and ee the biggest wonder in the history of Salom. We buy and
sell everything from a needle to a piece of gold. We psy the highest
cash price for everything. Complete tinshop set tool for sale.
H. Steinbock Junk Co.
Salem, Oregon.
133 State Street.
Fhone Main 224
Journal "Want Ads" bring results
Marion Second Hand Store j
A new itore just opened. A great opportunity for Salem people. We sell
now goods. ve buy and sell second hand furniture, stove, clothing,
tools, hardware and men's furnishings. We pay highest prices for
clothing, shoes and furnishings. Come to us for bargain.
Marion Second Hand Store
442 Ferry Street phone Main 2329