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THE DAILY CAPITAL JOURNAL, SALEM, OREGON, MONDAY, JAN. 17, 1916.
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save money on ioia wcamcrnccus ai
Meyers' January Clearance
:! Special Prices on Every
fiing in fAe StorePersonal
: and Household needs should
li 6e supplied nowit means
a Saving to you.
and Stock Reducing Sales
Bankrupt Stocks or trashy merchandise are not al
lowed to enter this store. We take great pride in
keeping a clean stock of dependable goods for we be
lieve "the best is none too good for our customers."
The name "Meyers'" (good goods) stands for best
quality courteous and efficient service, always. Go
to Meyers if you want the best is a common saying
among persons who have shopped here for years.
36 years of successful merchandising in Salem.
Tomorrow y the Last Day of I
With Every Boy's Bought, We Give a Suit iji:
of Equal Value
With $4.50 Overcoats we give a $4.50 Suit Free
With $5.00 Overcoat we give a .... .$5.00 Suit Free
With $5.50 Overcoat we give a $5.50 Suit Free
With $6.00 Overcoat we give a . . . . .$6.00 Suit Free
With $6.50 Overcoat we give a . . . . .$6.50 Suit Free
With $7.00 Overcoat we give a $7.00 Suit Free
With $7.50 Overcoat we give a $7.50 Suit Free
With $8.00 Overcoat we give a . ; . . .$8.00 Suit Free
With $8.50 Overcoat we give a . . . . .$8.50 Suit Free
With $9.00 Overcoat we give a . . . : .$9.00 Suit Free
With $10.00 Overcoat we give a . . . .$10.00 Suit Free
SPECIAL SALE OF BATHROBE BLANKETS
CLEARANCE PRICE $2.79
A timely offering of good grade Bathrobe
Blankets in many pretty designs and colorings.
Beautiful Bathrobes can be made from theses
waist cord neck cord and frog to match included
with each blanket.
f 2.79 Each
Special Sale of Navy Blue Wool Middy
Blouses, Extra Special at $1.95 Each
Just the garment for winter wear splendid for
school or general usegood quality blue flannel
neatly trimmed collar a most unusual value com
mencing Monday $1.95 Each
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THE HOUSE OF QUALITT ::j
All Around Town
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Dr. Mondelaohn, specialist, flta glass
es correctly. U. 8. Dunk. illdg.
Miss Hazel Scott was called to The
Dulles hospital this morning on profes
Have yon tried The Spa's apodal
lunch, 11 to 2f tf
The Spaulding Logging company's
mill will remain closed until llio weath
The Hob Nob has roeeivod a large
shipment of Star Hrund crochet tbroid.
Any Bize, 10c u liull this week. tf
Paul B. Marls, state leader of coun
ty agricultural work, of tho O. A. C,
is in the city today conferring with
L. J. C'hupiu,
O. It P. Cough Syrup will stop your
cough. No cure, no pay. For sulo it
tho Opera llouso riinriiiuey. tf
The river Is apparently getting ready
for tho volume of water that will como
down the valley aa soon as the snow be
gins to melt, ns today it la falling,
with a stage aboyo low water of 3.(1
feet. l M;mni
Dr. Stone's Drug Store.
Ivan O. McDanlel, secretary of the
Salem Mociul Service Center, is homo
today, struggling with tho grip.
Electric baths ana massage nnder
your physician's directions. N. N. Im
us, 18 Hubbard llldg. 1'hone 633. tf
The Epworth League of the Jason
T.oo Methodist church will meet for
business Tuesday evening, ufter yliic.li
those present will do a liltlo coasting.
Dr. Stone's drug itoro.
D, F, Wagner, of 67S North Cottage
street, who has been homo for several
weeks with tho grip mid other complica
tions, is reported today to bo improv
ing. Dr, W. Carlton Smith has moved his
office to rooms 212 and -II Masonic
A dofectlve flue was the cause of a
flro at tho homo of M. N. Huiley living
north of West Snlein this morning. .For
tunately, everybody was homo at the
timo end succeeded In putting out the
tiro before, much damage wa done.
Smoke Hygrade cigars and you will
have something elso to talk about, be
sides tho weather.
The railroad crossings in all parts of
tho city ore in pretty bad condition and
it is risky business for nu unto to speed
up while crossing a track. The snow
hus crowded under the bricks and rais
ing them in many places.
E. Cooke Patton says a post card
view of tho Columbia highway beats B
page of description. Why not enclose
.1 view in your letters to vour friends
enstf The lft (aid J I it 11 hus 500
A car load of Willamette valley ex
hibits from the l'linumn -1'aeific exposi
tion arrived today via tho Southern Pa
cific. Tho executive committee of the
Willuinettu Valley nssociution will meet
this week to make disposition of the ex
hibits. Prof. Mok, of Chicago, IU.. repre
senting The Scholl .Manufacturing Co.,
will give free demonstrations and ex-1
u tn i nu t i on of all foot ailments for
men, women tind children nt l'lillertnns,
270 North Commercial, Friday nud Sat
urday of this week, ' J.in22
"La Area Club," the cadet organ
ization of the I'nited Artisans, will hold
a biisiiies meeting this evening, to be
followed by a coasting party. Tho meet
ing will be held at tlie home of Miss
r.eona Peterson, 3112 South High street.
The club intends to give a masquerade
party January 2(1 nnd some timo in Feb
ruary will hold a colonial dnneo.
The 300 pound negro, lately of the
world's fnir exposition at Snu Francis
co, is making the famouB scones at the
Roth grocery, advertising a special
brand of flour. Snlem is tlio only place
in Oregon in which thn nnliitablo scones
will bo made
Sixteen sleepers claimed the hospital
ity of the city jail Inst night which is a
record for the cold snap. It appears
that the nights aro now. a bit too chilly
for open air snoozing nnd the guests
file in to sign up with Night Surgeant
Foln nd ns soon as dusk begins.
Now that gasoline pushed up another
notch about a week ago, rubber tires
will doubtless get in lino and put on an
additional figure, just to keep up with
the procession of advancing automobile
prices. Announcement was made tltis
morning of a 10 per cent advance on
tires of a standard nuiko.
"The Servant In tho House," to he
presented nt the opera house Friday j
evening for the benefit of the high,
school will not begin until 8:4!!, in or
der that those who wish, may attend thei
lecture nt the Snlem public library. The
nubile librnrv leeturn will beirin nt I
promptly 7:30 o'clock.
The grocery store of 0. L. Sperling
& Son, North Commercial street, was
sold this morning to C. J. Mitchell, of
Milchell, S. I). He will take ehnrge of
the business nt once, Mr. Sperling has
been in the business in Salem nbont
five years. About the first of March
ho will lenve for llnrney valley, near
Hums, where ho owns nu 800-acre farm,
State Treasurer Kay
Returns From 5000
Mile Trip in the Snow
State Treasurer Thomas B. Kay re
turned to Salem Saturday eveuing after
a 5,000 mile trip east during which
time he says ho was never out of sight
of the snow and he expected to find it
warm in tho Willamette valley when he
returned but the snow nrrived before he
did. Mr. Kay went from Salem to Stv
Paul, Minn., and while in that state vis
ited tho famous Stillwater prison which
ho pronounces to be the finest penal in
stitution in the United States if not in
the world. Not only is the structure
one of the best but tho management
and general conditions are far abovo the
usual run of state institutions.
The prisoners work in mills turnlnr
j out binding twine nnd also several
kinds of farm machinery i.nsr year
tho plant manufactured lfl.000,000
pounds of binding twine and tho man
agement of the prison turned over to
the state n clear profit of 50.000 for
tho year's work. This sum of t.loO.000
was 'left over after all appropriations
had been paid back, and after the up
keep, maintenance, snlaries and nil oth
er expenses hud been deducted.
About 1,000 men are doing time nt
Stillwater nnd in the reformatory
which is seimrate about 700 more are
confined. The younger prisoners and
thoso who have committed minor of
fenses are nepnrnted from the older
prisoners and confined in the reform
atory. The prisoners are paid 25 cents
to 1.25 for working in tho prison
C. N. McArthur today applied to
Secretary of State Olcott for all blanks
nnd data necessary for filing n peti
tion to become a candidate for tho re
publican nomination for representative
to congress from the Third congression-'
ul district of Oregon to succeed himself.
Frank Light, who has been a resident
of Snlem for tho past four years nnd
engaged in the tailoring business at 542
Stuto street, will leave tomorrow morn
ing for New York City. After visiting
relatives in the cast, ha will mnke his
permanent homo in Texan, not far from
Snu Antonio. Mr. Light is the owner
of a MO-octo farm netir San Antonio,
which adjoins the 200-ncre farm of
William Jennings Bryan.
The giving of satisfactory optical
service requires something more than
mere "selling ability." My service
embraces: Absolute nccurney in mak
ing examinations. Tho making of glass
es that will positively correct your de
fects of vision. Courteous, consider
ate treatment at all times. Fair prices
.ind a guarantee of complete satisfac
tion. Dr. M. 1. Mendelsohn, Rooms
21U-2U U. S. Hank Hldg.
The State Public Service commission
today received a request for a post
ponement of a hearing to ho held at
I'rincville, Jnnuary II', on account, of
tho fact that most of the principal w it
nesses in tho case are snowbound. The
hearing is to be upon the physical con
nection of tltreo telephone lines in
I'rincville nnd both sides of the enso
joined in tho request.
Grace Keeton, 1530 Bcllevue street,
was slightly injured while coasting Inst
night on I.incaln hill. A sled over
turned on the slide and the sley follow
ing in attempting to avoid crushing into
the tangled muss of humanity on the
slide turned aside nnd struck Miss Klee
ton. She was rendered unconscious for
a short timo but recovered after being
taken to her home.
Fire Chief Harry Hutton and wife re
turned Saturday after a 10 days' visit
at the homo of Mr. Hutton 's parents at
Cannon Beach. Mr. Hutton says thero
was no snow at the bench but that they
came through snow six feet deep com
ing over the mountains to Seaside. They
report a fine trip and also that Mr.
Hutton 's mother who has been ill is
much improved in health.
It Is quite the thins to have days set
apart for various purposes by which
tho average citizen may have his atten
tion culled to one certain thing. The
latest is "Thrifty Pay," sponsored by
the American Banking association. And
just as a memorandum that thrift is n
fine thine to have about the house, i
curds announcing " Thrift Day"' have
been placed in the windows of the Sa-1
lem banks. j
The government's thermometer at the I
O. C, T. dock records the fact thnt
Thursday niuht was the coldest of the I
season w ith a low record of 10 above. ',
Fridny night, the coldest was 21 above, j
while' for both Saturday and Sunday i
nights the thermometer was as low as'
20 above. While ninny people have
thermometers thnt were working over!
time nnd ninde a lower record, the one;
nt the O. C. T. dock is official.
At the Peutacostal church of the
Nnzarene. revival services will begin
Friday evening, Jnnuary 21. The serv
ices are in charge of the evangelist, Cmy
1.. Wilson. According to the announce
meat, the cervices will be the old time
gospel lis preached by John Wesley,
founder of the Methodist church,
Uses his eyes many hours
His work is made lighter with a pair of our PROP
ERLY FITTED GLASSES if his eyes need them.
Where glasses are not required we so advise.
MISS A. McCULLOCH, Optometrist,
208-209 Hubbard Building. Phone 109
George Fox, founder of the society of
Friends nnd C.euerul Booth, of the Sal
vation army. The Pentneostul church
of the Nnzarene is located nt Marion
and Nineteenth streets.
Several people seem to be of the opin
ion that this kind of weather ennnot
Inst always, ns the following have
bought Fords since tho first of the
year: Ben 8. Via, Fred S. Lamport,
Ocorgo Thoruason, C, A. Houston, W. K.
Compton, Salem Hurdwnre company, W.
II. I.erchen, Nelson Bros., nnd A T.
Hrocker, all of Sulein. From the coun
try, C. A. Kabow, rural route nine, and
A." W. King, rural route six w ill soon
be driving Fords.
Vou can now buy your stamps down
town, ns tho contract station of tho
postoffice was open for business this
morning at tho Crown drug store. Mon
ey orders nnd registers will also be sold,
but the money order department will
be delayed a few days as the money
order blanks have not arrived. No pnr
ccl post, packages of any kind will be
accepted. Mrs. Mildred Robertson
Brooks, county recorder, was the first
customer of the new station and E.
Cooke P-ntton tho second.
United States Marshall Jackson re
turned to Portland Saturday evening,
with John Scofield, charged with rub
bing the U. 8. mails. His preliminary
trial will como up this afternoon, but
tho chances arc that tho young man
will plead guilty and get off with as
light a sentence as possible. As a gen
eral proposition, tampering with the II.
S. mails is risky business. The parole
system is not in favor with tho federal
courts and federal prisoners aro pardon
ed only by the president.
A burglary was reported to the Sa
lem police last night at the residence of
Mrs. F.nima Provokluit, nt 2(18 North
Cottage street. A well dressed stranger
appeared nt the house to engage a room
and before he selected one he nsked to
be shown ull of the vacant rooms in the
house. A little later Mrs. Trovokluit
was obliged to leave tho house for a
few minutes nnd when she returned she
found thnt tho new roomer had van
ished with her watch and chain, a dia
mond ring and a sniull sum of money.
She immediately notlried the police but
no traco of the stranger could be
When in SALEM, OREGON, stop at
Free and Private Baths
RATES: 75c, $1.00, $1.50 PER DAT
The only hotel in the business district.
Nearest to all Depots, Theatres and
Capitol Buildings. r
A Home Away From Home.
T. O. BLIGH, Prop.
Both Phones. Free Auto Bus. '
Cars for any time of day or
Good Garage in connection for
storage of cars.
SALEM TAXI CO.
OPEN ALL NIGHT.
246 State Street.
Also a Nice Line of
Imagine, if vou can, the prepared
ness of n man louded with u bunch ol
NOW IS THE TIME
To buy Suspenders for another year. Never such
a value at the price. "The Genuine President
Suspender" made by the President Co. of New York.
While they last at
17 Cents Per Pair
uuawy iMiues rur men h
The Packard Shoe is acknowledged the world over
as a high quality shoe. Buy shoes now at sale prices
as quoted below
We have them in black and tans, lace or button
and the prices are $2.48 and $3.98, you never bought
such shoes for these prices.
G. W. Johnson & Co.
141 North Commercial Street.
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The Loyal Sons of the First Christian Church IPresent
mim STRING QU
ot the Chemawa Indian School in Concert at the
FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH-Tomorrow Night
Corner Hleh and Center Sts. fit 8:15
Tickets on Sale at Bookstores or at the Church Tomorrow Evening
Lower Floor 35c
IT i very gratifying to mo
to be able to endorse the
work of the Indian String
Quartet as reprenontntlve tf
what (heninna stands for in
in iho wny of nrt nnd culture,
it is Jny belief that all who
may hear thin botty of Instru
mentalists will be profoundly
impressed, and will realize a'
never before that Cheninwn
entertains ideals ns lofty tij
will be found anywhere.
It. E. WAnsWOHTIf,
Kurd. Indian School,