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THE DAILY CAPITAL JOURNAL. SALEM, OREGON. FRIDAY, JAN, 21, 1916.
Tomorrow the Last Day of
eyers' January Clearance 1
and Stock Reducing Sales
1 Supply Needs for the Family and Home 1
ii Tomorrow, the closing day of the most sue- j
i; cessful Sale Event. Special Prices on Every- jj
thing in the Store.
Says At Best It Is Cowardly
at Worst Criminal Will
Stamp It Out
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.
Thirty-six years of successful merchandising in Salem.
Millinery Department space on second floor after
February 15th. Inquire at office.
II T U
THE HOUSE OF QUALITY
All Around Town
Dr. Mendelsohn, specialist, fits glass
es correctly. U. 8. 13ank. Uldjj.
The Roseburg high school basketball
team will play the Hulem high school
team next Tuesday evening in the city
at the high school gymnusium,
The Hob Nob has received a large
shipment of Star ltniiul crochet throid.
Any sizo, 100 a ball this week. tf
A number of women hare taken up
bowling lately. Among those who nro
becoming experts nre Mrs. Lloyd Hums
ilea and Mrs. Art Loflor.
0. H. P. Cough Syrup will stop your
cough. No euro, no pay. tor sale it
the Opeia JIuuhb riiartnney. tf
Dr. Stone's Drug store.
A dance will be given at the Elk
lodge next Tuesdny night. The commit
tee in charge is II. J. Moiring, Chus.
Pcnnison and Milo Kasmussen. Music
will be furnished by the Elk orchestra,
Dr. Stone's drug stora.
Electrio baths and massage tinder
your phvaielnu's directions. N. N. Im
us, 218 Hubbard Iildg. l'hone 555. tf
Ivnn 0. McDanlel, secrBtary of the
Bnleui .Social Service (.'outer, is home
with a genuino enso of the old time
Prof. Mok, of Chicago, 111., repre
senting The Scholl Manufacturing Co.,
will givo free demonstrations and ox
amiuHtion of all foot ailments for
men, women and children at Fullortons,
270 North Commercial, Friday and Sat
urday of this week. Jiu22
The Eev. II. Charles Dunsmore, of
Independence, was iu tho eity yestor
dny. Mr, Dunsmoro Hiunt Bcvcral
months at the Han Frnncisen exposi
tion, as a representative for l'olk county-
The annual meeting of stockholders
Uncensed Lady Em
balmer Moderate Prices
Latest Methods Are
Found Only At
Phono 724. Salem, Ore.
of tho Salem Fruit Union will bo held
at tho office of union, Trade and High
streets, Saturday, January L'2, 1910, 10
o'clock a. m. All stockholders re
quested to be present. J.m21
A meeting of special interest will be
held in tho ISnlvution Army hull to
night nt 7:45 o'clock, when the .Sunday
school children will tuke pin t in the ev
ening program, l'urents nnd friends are
heartily invited to attend.
I ant with the Modem Shoo Repair
company nd am prepared to do all
kinds of shoo repairing. John C. Lul
Last fall, just before the state fair,
the license fee for tno operating of n
taxi cnb or automobile is the city was
increased to $25. A bill placing this
license fee of $10 will be acted on
nt the next meeting" of the city coun
cil, Monday, February 7.
Hygrade cigars stand for the highest
quality and Salem made.
John Claire Montieith, teacher of sing
ing, iu Stlcm nSturdnys. Call 20-15 .1.
McElroy's band of Portland has been
employed to furnish the musio for tho
next stnto fair. This band had tho con
tract last yenr although it was not giv
en them until tho ladies' bond of CM
cngo decided not to tour the const.
For real bargains in framed pictures
Attend tho removal snlo nt Tho Frame
Shop and (lifterv. Also small gifts and
pottery. Ideal tor weddings. 279 N.
The brick paving along the lines of
tho Oregon Electrio in this city nnd the
lines of tho 1'ortlund, F.ugcno & East
ern on Stnto street, will bo relaid ns a
result of the recent rreezc. Tho snow
packed in between tho bricks and
loosened them up causing them to raise
several inches in places.
The following articles wore loft at
tiio postoffico. Owners mny call nt the
stump window! 1 pumo containing
money! gold nnd pearl handled Indies
umbreiln; also 4 cheaper ladies umbrel
las; also two packages of Indies worn
shoes. Tho ownors of articles nre ex
pected to pay charges of advertising.
A. lluckesteiu, P. M.
Tonight "The Sonrnut in the House"
nt tho Urnnd, 8:45.
Fred Zueldke, formerly with the Koy
Woolen Mills, has formed a partnership
in the tailoring business with M. A.
Estes. They are having quarters special
ly arranged for them in tho Salem
Hank of Commerce building, facing on
Liberty street, just south of tho Scott
liynon real estate office
Theatre goers should plan to attend
Willi im Owen & company's production
of "Tho Servant in tho House-' at the
Ornnd thentro tonight under auspices
of Salem high school.
Don't fail to see "The Servant in
the iioiiso" tonight at the Uruud, 8:45
Dr. Aithur Patch McKinlay address
ed the students of tho high school this
afternoon in the auditorium. Dr. Mc
Kinlay has been in school work more
! than 20 years, tho Inst 15 having been
in Portland. Ho will speak tonight at
7:30 o'clock at the public library.
Seat sale now on for "The Servant
iu tho House" tonight nt the Grand,
admission ifl.oO, $1,011, im ind oUe.
Since the target year began January
1, at Iho armory, a number of the en
listed men uro taking advantage of the
in door riflo range. Iu order to ac
custom the soldier to the size of the gun
used in tho regular service, an army
rir'ln with regulation sights and weight
is used, but with a .22 calibre bore.
Tlveryono should see "The Servant
in tho House'' nt the Ornnd tonight,
.8:15 p. in.
Although there was a rainfall of .33
of nn inch for tho 24 hours before 8
o'clock this'morning, the river rose only
throo-tenths of a foot last night and is
now threo feet above low water mark.
The lowest temperature last night as
registered by the government's ther
mometer was 37 degrees above
"The Servant in the House" tonight
at the Urn ml. Prices ifl.50, fl.OO, 75c
Flour is up another notch of five
cents a nck, effective today. This is
an advance of 20 cents a sack within
tho Inst six weeks. But sugnr is now
25 cents a hundred cheaper than it was
six works ago. Along towards the
Inst of the yenr, sugar dropped 35 cents
a hundred in price, nnd bo far has only
recovered ten cents a hundred.
Notice to the Public.
Tho gnrbago dump at tho Salem Tile
& Mercantilo company's grounds will
bo discontinued. Hereafter nil gr
bage, until further notice, will bo tak
en to tho penitential'' grounds, just
south of the penitentiary.
.Tun. 24. Ctiy Recorder.
Just one more day in the great letter
writing week. Tho letters may now be
dropped in nuy convenient letter box or
nt tha office of tho Portland Ruilwny,
Light & Power company's office. Hut
tho letter will do just as much good
even if mailed tho last day included
in the governor's proclamation. A post
card of tho Columbia Highway en
closed in tho letter is ulso good adver
tising for Oregon.
Five umbrollas, two pair of shoes,
wrnpped, and n purse containing real
money have been left by Indies in the
postoffico lobby within tho Inst few
days, nnd Postmaster Huckestcin adver
tises today that he bus taken charge
of them and awaits the owners. It seems
Hint the men have been nblo to swing
on to their umbrellas pretty well dur
ing tho rainy weather ami it is the
Indies only who leave them in tho lob-
Attorney General Brown will make a
trip to Washington, D. C to represent
the stnto in two eases that are now
pending before the United States courts
and ho has made the request that both
eases may bo heard nt the same time
by the court so that ho may be required)
to make but one trip to Washington.
One case is that of the Pacific Live
stock company against John H, Lewis
and tho other is that of tho Stato of
Oregon against F. O. Bunting.
Percy Varney,' of the Salem police
force, returned today from McMinn
villo where ho and Mrs. Varney have
been visiting at tho home of Mrs.
Varney 's mother, Mrs. J. F. Allison,
who has been seriously ill. Mrs. Alli
son is reported ns slowly recovering
from her illness. Mrs. Varney will re
main at her mother's home for a short
The County Assessors of this state
will bo called together for n three days'
convention in this city, February 15,
ltf and 17. W. A. Kail, of Lincoln
county, president of tho Stnto Asses
sors' association, hns appointed a com
mittee to arrange for a program for
The Richmond school surely has the
right boosting spirit for Oregon und the
Willamette .valley. From nn enrollment
of 193 pupils, 105 letters were written
and deposited with the Port
land Railway, Light & Power company.
When 85 per cent of tho pupils of a
school take an interest in a movement
for the good of tho stnto, it is pretty
good evidence that tho henrts of those
pupils arc in the right place.
Chester Murphy, of Portland, who is
largely interested in real cstnto in Kn
lcm, is not only a booster for Salem,
but shows tho proper spirit by Inking
out two memberships in tho Commercial
club, and paying for them iu advance.
In writing Manngor O. II. Luck, he
states, "I am willing nt all times to
advance the interest of Salem und the
surrounding country," and ns actions
speak louder than words, he enclosed a j
nn ..1 1. .1.. i t
Ttu chuck iur mu iwu mcmuciHiups.
The lecture this evening at the public
library by Dr. Arthur Patch McKin
lay, of tho Portland schools, promises
to be one rather out of the usual. Ho is
really an entertaining speaker. Those
who hove heard him nro very positive
that his lecture will l0 worth hearing.
His subject, "Campaigning With C. J.
Caesar in Belgium, C7 B. C.," will per
haps givo tho learned doctor an oppor
tunity to compare the campaigns of
Caesar with those of the present day
military men. Tho lecture will begin
promptly nt 7:30 o'clock, in order that
it will bo concluded in timo for the en
tertainment nt the opera house which
will not begin until 8:45 o'clock.
FLOOD IN KANSAS.
Fort Scott, Kan.. Jan. 21. Many per
sons here are homeless todav because of
rising creeks, flnoded by heavy rains.
Tee gorges blocking tno rivers nro be
When In SALEM, OREGON, stop t
Free and Private Baths .
BATES: 75c, 11.00. 11.50 FEB DAT
The only hotel in the business district.
Nearest to all Depots, Thoatrcs and
A Home Away From Home.
T. O. BLIOH, Prop.
Both Phones, nee Auto Bus.
Pulo Alto, Cal., Jan. 21. Attacking
hazing as "a combination of cowardice
nnd bullyism," Dr. Ray Lyman AVilbur,
now president of Lelaud Stanford, Jr.,
university, today in un address to the
student body that lie intends to wipe it
out here for nil time.
"At the best," he said, "it is oon-
itemptible; at the worst, criminal. It
marks downfall of democracy, nnd any
thing that lias to be done in tne mini
cannot be sanctioned."
He hinted that student control will
bo eliminated if the practice continues.
Ho counselled his hearers to partake
of university activities other than mere i
sillily, noiuing only xn'j men nuv uuvu
interest in healthy endeavors, and nre
not nicro bookworms, amount to any
thing in tho every day world. "You
can't be a good citizen and lay down,"
"Dr. Wilbur indicated the university
must limit its student, body; and he ex
pressed a desire to have more domitory
lifo. Ho nnnounced, too, careful sclectio i
of powerful men will be mnde to fill the
places of professors, retiring soon un
der tho age limit.
Richmond School Won
Commercial Club Prize
Richmond school won the prize of
fered by the Commercial club for writ
ing tho largest number of Oregon boost
ing letters. Thnt is, tho largest in pro
portion to the attendance of the school.
Tho Richmond nvernge of letters, com
pared to the total attendance was 85.5
per cent, which was going some for
Richmond. The Highland and Lincoln
schools did not participate, und wrote
no letters nt all.
The senior high school did not partici
pate in the contest ns it was only open
to tho grades and junior high schools.
The record, showing the total enroll
ment of each school, the number of let
ters written and tho percentage of let
ters, is ns follows:
School. Enrollment. No.letters. Pet.
Englewood 1(12 40 24.7
Garfield 323 123 38.1
flrant il5 34 10.8
Highland 272 0 0
Lincoln 31ft 0 0
McKinlcy 88 12 13.0
1'nrk 210 3!) 15.9
Richmond HI3 105 85.5
Washington 527 31 5.0
The high school did not compete, but
showed its pntriotism by mailing more
than 1,000 letters.
With such boosting for Oregon ns
saown ny the Richmond school nnd the
senior high school, the futuro of tho
state is assured.
Marion County Has
Marion county hns resources nf $2,1.1,
020.90 now on hand to pny an indebted
ness of $0,035.18 according to the re
port of tho county clerk of the financial
conditions of the county for the period
from July 1, 1915, to January 1, 1910.
Tho liabilities of the county totnl
$0,035.18 nnd nro for warrants drawn
on the county treasury and outstanding
and unpaid January 1 of this year.
The resources of tho county consist of
delinquent tuxes from 1905 to 1915 and
total $90,240.19 nnd cash on hand nt.
tho office of the county treasurer in
the sum of $130,783.77 or a total of
16 Submarine Bases
Washington, Jan. 21. Sixteen sub
marine bnscs, divided between the At
lantic and Pacific coasts, nt a cost of
$10,000,000 or $12,000,000 are included
in tho administration preparedness pro
jects, Admiral VanFord told the house
naval committee today. The navy de
partment has already planned for the
Pearl harbor, Hawaii, base, while the
first Atlantic base will he at Now Lon
don, Conn. Tho other sites have not
been selected, but when they nro com
pleted, the "mother" submarine, sup
ply ships will be abandoned.
Ho snid the government is justified
in spending $7,800,000 for oil tnek
stations and pumping lines for the
Today and Tomorrow
No. 1 Imported Walnuts Best Creamery Butter
per pound 0r
6 Pounds Rice Russet Apples, per Box
Best Hard Wheat Flour 3 Pd0ained
per sack 25c
1 50 Per Gallon, $1.00
1tTt i a r 40c Oranges, Our Price
14 Pounds of Sugar for
$1.00 Lemons, 15c per Doz.
6 Large Rolls Toilet 2 of Brcad for
No. 10 Lard, per pail 2 Pounds Rio Coffee for
. n ,,. 3 Cans Corn, Tomatoes
4 Cans Milk . or Salmon
Buying and selling for cash and having no rent to
pay, enables us to undersell. MAKE US PROVE IT.
855 NORTH COMMERCIAL ST.
Killed Two Coons and .
Found Fred Erixon
ing to Teliernn dispatches today. Tho
Turks nro heuding southwest toward
TO LECTURE ON "THE INDIAN'
As n representative of Smithsonian
institute, Dr. Iao J. Vrnihtonhcrg is
now in the Indian. Training school nt
Chemnwn, mnklng a studv of the In
dian. Taking for his subject, "The
American Indian," he will lecture Mon
day night in tho chapel of Willamette
Besides Oregon, lie Is making n study
of the Indian nn the entire Pacific,
coast. Tho results of his Investigation
will ho given in his lecture Monday
Dr. Friichtenberg was formerly n
member of the faculty of Columbia
University, New York. Ho has been
placed on tho lecture course, ns Helen
M, Kenn Is uuiible to sneak on account
W. H. Dnlrymple not only reports
killing two loons nt riiddinr; river
yesterday but takes the Mexican plun
and shows tho hides. In company with
his brother, 1, K. Dnlrymple, he went
to tho Funding river section yesterday
for the express purpose of killing a
coon. F. K. l.nd no license to carry a
gun so was permitted to lug the axe,
with the promiso that he .could also
carry the game.
Tho first thii.g the hunters found wns
Fred Erixon, who needed finding too,
because he was lost. Fred proved to be j
a great coon tiailer for when he struck j
a track the others had to hang on to!
his coat tails to keep from losing him J
Ono of tho eoona wns followed three
miles before tieed and shot. Tho other
led tho boys a chase of five miles, fin-'
nlly like Itoonevelt's red fox, climbing
a tree, a big fir, and ho hit the top of
it before ho stopped. It took six snots
to bring him down, though every one
of them hit him.
Erixon, tho boys say, swum the river
three times in treeing the coons, each
of which wns a big ono, they weighing
10 and 20 pounds respectively.
Mr. Dnlrymple says he will have the
skins dressed and made Into a silver
fox robe or something else.
EACH GETS SOMETHING
Potrogrnd. .Tan. 21. The Russian
hnve occupied Hultannbad, 00 miles
southeast of Kumadnn, I'orsin, accord-
Can for any time of day or
Good Garaga In connection for
storage of cars.
SALEM TAXI CO.
OPEN ALL NIGHT.
246 State Street.
Also Nice Line of
JNOT GRAY HAIRS But TIRED
EYES Suggest Age
Let us rest thoso tired looking eyes
nith a pair of our CAREFULLY FIT
You'll be surprised ut the result.
MISS A. McCULLOCH, Optometrist,
t 208-209 Hubbard Building. Phone 109
E SERVANT IN TIE HODS
Chas. Rann Kennedy's Great Production-Presented by Wm. Owen & Co.Prcies $1.50, $1.00, 75c, 50c