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THE DAILY CAPITAL JOURNAL, . SALEM, OREGON, FRIDAY, FEB. 11; 1916.
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MUe. Bionski, one of the clever bare
foot dancers with The Clayton Co.,
at The BLigh.
GETS MULE WITH MAN
Hopkinsville, Ky., Feb. 11. Mer
chants offer a mule, 100 worth of
premium tickets and a wedding ring to
the first woman here to acknowledge a
successful leap year proposal.
And His Own Company
TODAY AND TOMORROW
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A Paramount Picture
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6 BIG Sunday Only
ACTS Grand Theatre
New delight at mealtime
Women who use Cottolene for shortening and flying nnd that
it is a source of daily pleasure and satisfaction. .
Cottolene makes good cooking easy and certain. It requires
no special preparation, and it is unequaled in results.
Whether you use Cottolene for shortening biscuits, pies, dough
nuts, pastries, or for frying fish, vegetables or meats, it imparts
an extra deliciousness to the taste and
appearance of foods and adds to their
Arrange with your grocer today for regular
supplies of Cottolene, the Natural Shorten
ing. It is put up in pails of convenient sizes.
Write our General Offices, Chicago, for a
free copy of our real cook book, "HOME
CSOjlFAI r b an ksd
DOUBLE HEADLINE BILL FOR
THE GRAND SUNDAY I
Beginning Sunday afternoon, seven!
new vaudeville attractions will be pre
sented on the double-headline bill,
which will include "Wet the Money,"
with Harry Mason and Ins players, in
which Mr. Mason is featured as a He
Mason is one of America s leading
portrayers of Hebrew character as it
realty is, and his latest three-scene
playlet is an unusual vaudeville offer
ing showing five characters. The ped
dler's son, Abe, wants to be a prize
fighter so that he can make enough
money to send his sister to college, but
the old pedler objects and, after
much persuasion from daughter and
son, he allowB tho son to fight. The
playlet is brim full of exciting situa
tions, is interesting and cleverly enact
ed by a capable company.
Bud Snyder, "The King of Sensa
tions," and his company make a trio of
thrill and fun producers of the kind
that theatre goers do not often see.
One minute you hold your breath at a
darink trick, and tho next minute you
laugh at the funny antics of his two
Harry Gerald and Clara West, in their
"Breeze From Musical Comedy" skit,
will please with their nifty, clever and
Johnson and Council, as the Swede
and the Irish prima donna, will otic
a, good comedy nnd singing act.
jane Barber and Fred Jackson will
present an original talking and piano
logue act and some good singing.
Cadieuz, the sensational novelty wire
artist, has a great act which is differ
ent from tile average act of this kind.
Some of his feats on the boun.lmg wire
are extremely tlnilling, and his act
I throughout is produced in a most pleas
WILLAMETTE NOTES '
The Adclnnte literary society will
hold their weekly program this after
noon at the Dew Drop Inn, on account
of the rain Saving put tiieir halls out
of commission temporarily.
The program which will be given is
"Adelante Ginger Can," Ada Ross,
Heading, Evelyn Reigelman.
Vocal solo, Grni e Thompson.
Lincoln, The Man, Blanche Baker,
The I'hilodosian society will meet in
their halls tins afternoon and the fol
lowing program will be given:
"The I'liilo Herald."
Editor, Elmo Oiiling.
Fiction, Clara Perkins.
Art and music, Olive Rosche.
Fashions, Valeria Goldberger.
Josh and jollitv, Margaret Miillorv.
This program will be in the niture of
a magazine program in which those pre
senting numbers will do so in an edit
The Y. M. C. A. will be addressed
by Dr. Carl Gregg Doner Sunday after
noon in the 1'hilmlorinu halls at 3:00
o 'clock. Dr. Doney has a message that
will be well worth hearing and anyone
who wishes may attend and hear the
Dr. ChaB. Bowen, the evangelist, who
is conducting a series of services at
Willamette tins week, spoke in chapel
this morning. The subject on which he
talked had lor its keynote the sen
tence, "Perfect adjustment to a task
or work gives power," and enlarging
upon this he showed instances of wiicre
men have given up their ambitions
aloug certain lines anil concentrated
their lives upon what they have chosen
ami made great successes.
The Willametto "Bear-Cats" will
play the hardest game of the season to
night when they meet the fast Univer
sity of Idaho team on tho Willamette
gymnasium floor at 8:30. Idaho has a
Omelet with Cheese
Four eggs, half cup milk, one tea
spoon flour, a little parsley, pep
per and salt, half teaspoon grated
cheese, one tablespoon Cottolene.
Beat the egg very light and add
the other ingredients. Beat all
well together and pourlntoapan
in which a large tablespoonful of
Cottolene is heated. Cook till
brown, then fold over. Shake
the pan while the omelet is cook
ing. Serve hot.
STATE PUBLIC UTILITY
Object to Valuations Placed
On Railroads by Inter
(By United Press.)
Washington, Feb. 11. State public
utilities commissions are going to
establish a Lookout Bureau at Wash
ington to keep close watch on develop
ments in the valuations placed on rail
roads by the interstate commerce com
mission. Commissioners of state public ser
vice commissions in attendance at the
interstate commerce commission's hear
ings are sponsors for tho lookout bu
reau. After presenting their argueuts
to the commission as to the method of
conducting valuation proceedings, the
commissioners expressed fear that
methods unfavorable to them will be
One fear of the state commissioners
is t.iat the real estate of railroads,
terminals and rights of way, will be
appraised at condemnation value. This
nuum mane a uincrence of $8,000,000,
000 over the valuations as made by
Some of the commissioners in at
tendance at the valuation hearings ex
press fear that the interstate commis
sion is hazy on the suhiect f ,.i.
tion. Only two members, they allege,
have had experience in valuation eases.
'"7 "rV,lr- Me.VM ""' Mr. Daniels:
aud Daniels, the Mmin!im,n.. ......
has i ,iad experience mostly with public
utilities rather t!.an railroads.
ir me high valuation that would be
imuie ny ionowing the carriers' the
ories is adopted by the interstate com
mission, the state officals say govern
ment ownership would be the only
unng ami the most economic thing to
resort to then. Appeal lias been made
'"""ii senators by commissioners
senator Cummins was called into con
ference and asked to lead a possible
Charles A. Prouty, former member of
the interstate commission, is head of
e filiation division which prepaid!
... ,ur uie commission to inaug
u"ul',"; Hearings upon, jf the state
unimissioncrs do not have their way in
determining methods of valuing, they
threaten to seek abolition of tile valua
tion division or to ask that its appro
priation be cut off.
If tin valuation is ma.lo the railroads
way, allowing market or condemnation
value, the carriers naturally would be
given credit for higher assets than un
der the Original Cost or physical valu
ation method of the state 'bodies. In
the instance of terminal and right-of-way
property there would be a lnrge
appreciation in values since the land
Tnc state commissioners say that
nine attention has been paid by the in
terstate couimission to the original cost
side of the proposition because of the
difficulty of determining original costs
or original values. Several stute com
missions have given much consideration
to the original cost question.
With the raising of funds for the es
tablishment of their Lookout Bureau
the state commissioners will inaugurate
a fight to have the valuation made ac
cording to their views.
reputation that rates them as being
a little the best for tonight's contest.
Coach Jlalliews' team, nnwpvwr will
show the Oem-staters that t'nev must
play from tho start to finish If they
UUIB IU Hill.
"HONEST ABE" STORY HOUR
In honor of the birthd iv of our hern
there will be stories of Lincoln for tho
story hour on Saturday morning. If
time permits t'.xe children shall have
opportunity to tell noiiio of their fa
vorite incidents of Lincoln's life.
The story hour is held every Satur
day morning at 9:30 ot the public
nnrary. All children from six to
twelve are specially invited. The doors
open for the children five minutes be
fore the hour and earlier when weather
is too bad for them to wait outside.
Try Capital Journal Want Ads.
Effort to Put Him Iut of Ama
teur Class Hotly Resented
New York, Feb. 11. The future in
Tennis of Maurice McLoughlin, former
national champion, and Tom Bundy, his
partner in doubles, will probably be
determined before nightfall by the ex
ecutive committee of the United tSates
National Lawn Tennis association
which began the 35th annual meeting
of tue organization. The committee j
will decide whether to declare the two
Calif ornians professionals because they
have gone into tho sporting goods busi
ness 111 uob Angeles. -
Robert D. Wrenn, retiring president,
is already declared to be on record in
favor of depriving the two players of
their amateur standing on the ground
that they are "capitalizing their ten
nis skill." George Adee, the uew pres
ident, entertains the same views, it is
Considerable re.il importance attaches
to the action of the board, inasmuch as
the California tennis players are said
to be solidly back of McLoughlin and
Bundy. Inasmuch as the country's best
iprafyers live in California, including
the national singles and doubles cham
pions, and the runners-up in both class
es, the committee is expected to con
sider the views of these men.
California Backs Him.
San Francisco, Feb. 11 Maurice Mc
Loughlin will have the backing of the
man who defeated him for the nation
al tennis chnmupionship in his fight to
retain his amateur standing, it became
William M. Johnston, national chain
pion, discussing the ciirb todnv Raid
"McLoughlin has done more than anv
other man for tennis in the United
States. He was a popular national
cnampion and l don't believe that en
tenng the sporting goods business
makes mm any the less an amateur.
"If the professionalism charges car
ry, it is the duty of the Pacific Coast
Tennis association and the Southern
California Teania association to make a
determined fight for McLoughlin nnd
Willard On His Way.
New York, Feb. 1 1. Heavyweight
Champion Jess Willard will arrive nere
tomorrow prepared to push to com
pletion his training for his coming ten
round battle with iFrnnk Moran at the
Madison Square Garden March 8. Tom
Jones, his manager, made this an
Charlie White, of New York, will
referee the fight.
CARELESS USE OF
SOAP SPOILS THE HAIR
ooap should be used very carefully.
if you want to keep your hair looking
its best. Most soaps and prepared sham
poos contain too much alkali. This
ones tno sculp, makes the hair brittle,
and ruins it.
The best thing for steady use is just
ordinary mulsil'ied coeonnut nil iwiii, h
is pure and greaseless), and is better
me most expensive soap or any
thing else you can use.
One or two teasnonnf
(ho hair and scalp thoroughly. Sjjmply
moisten tne hair with water and rub it
in. It makes an abundance of rich
creamy lather, which rinses out easily
, "T '"5 e,ery Particle of dust, dnt,
dandruff and excessive oil. The hair
dries quickly and evenly, and it leaves
the scalp soft, and the hair fine and
silky, bright, lustrous, fluffy and ca-y
to manage. '
You can get nmlsified eoeoanut oil at
any pharmacy, it's very cheap aud a
few ounces will supply every member
of the family for mouths.
Ladies Are Invited
to Political Banquet
By Republican Club
For the first timo ;,, s..i u
ladies will be present as one of the
principal factors at a political banquet
T.ucm reim , ii'an ih,)i i,,.i.ii
its 1 2th annin.1 I.l ...i i ..'... ... .u
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hotel Marion Knlur.lnv v...
only are the ladies ui-.ed to attend but
J ' 'foiiaoie that some of them will
bo called upon to express a few opin
ions. In all the dllll PVIUW'tu in 1...
doom uu members uretent it t:,n i,a
qiiet and a number of out of town re
publicans will be present.
No set speeches will be on the pro
Kram but a few informal talks will lie
heard from some of the republican, stal
warts aud the speech will be limited to
five minutes. The committee in charge
of the affair consists of Max (ichllur,
Hal I'atton and 1'. U. U'Arcy The
commit tee repprts that the tickets are
selling rapidly and all who wish to at
tend are urged to make their reserva
Flood at Kaiser Bottoms
(Capital Journal Special Service )
.I'66' 'Jttomi 0r- 11 A flood
in tha K 1 i una. L.... . .
. i , V . ""om vicinity seems
scheduled for this place. Much low
land in the neghborhood of the river is
l , . snomergea. rjchool is tempor
arily suspended as tha children are un
able to rcaea Kaiser school from the
It is thought that a continuous down.
pour may result in much backwater up
on low Innds here. Some old residents
here prophesy a flood similar to that
ui j n:'j.
The chicken pie uper on Friday ev
ening between 6:30 to 8:30 at Hayes
Mile church rromi in I, a . k. ,, .,.....
The Hayesville Dramatic club will give
- ,..; rmiirai - neiween tno Acts"
in wliicn several clever specialties are
New Today Ads work wliilo you
sleep will have results for you lo the
Former Salem Boy. Ralph
Clearwater. Now Fighting
Somewhere In Flanders
Although his duty to Canada and the
desire of every red blooded man to I
answer the call to the colors in time of!
need sent Ralph W. Clearwater to tlicl
European .war he has a desiro to leave
trenches lor good and all some
time and to come back to Oregon. Such
was the purport of a letter received to
day from him by his grandmother, Mrs.
W. D. Clearwater, who resides at 40li;
Xortii 24th street hi this fit v. Halphj
Clearwater, who enlisted in a Canadian
regiment from Saskatoon, Canada, is
the ton of Bert Clearwater and former-i
ly resided in this city, lie is now in
the trenches somewhere in Belgium.
His letter says in part: "1 cannot
write much news or tho censoring of
ficer will not let my letter pass. How
ever, if I come out of this struggle I!
hope to be able to visit old Oregon oucel
more and then I will be able to ttlli
you all about it. I little thought when
I was in i'ortland that I would takej
part in this awful war so soon. 1 nmt
admit that 1 have witnessed a great i
deal in Flanders, still 1 am not sorry!
1 joined the Canadian army as 1 con-1
aider it was my duty.
"I know you, or anyone else in your
country, cannot understand or realize
what this war really means. At times
I have felt a pang of sorrow when
some of my comrades have suddenly
been called away, yet as 1 have later
passed beside their graves, marked by
little wooden crosses, a feeling of pri.e
has often swelled within us 1 know that
not one of them died a coward. It docs
seem hard when you come to think of
it, still somebody must go."
The writer gave uis address as Xo.
73,533. Driver H. W. Clearwater, Head
quarters staff, tith Inf. Brigage, 2nd
Canadian Contingent, Belgium.
Want Government Expert
Efforts are being made by tho Com
mercial club to secure the services of an
expert from tho United States depart
ment of agriculture, who will make Sa
lem his headquarters for the study of
This matter has been taken up
through Congressman Hnwley who has
been in communication with the bureau
of plant industry ,at Washington. As
Salem is in tho center of tho pruno in
dustry of Oregon, it is felt no more
than right that the expert should work
out from this city. .
The following is a copy of a letter
written Congressman W. C. Hnwley bv
W. A. Taylor, chief of the bureau of
Plant industry, dated at Washington,
Jununry 27, 191(1.
"Your letter of January 2t about
brown rot of prunes and cherries in
Oregon, enclosing letter to you from
the Salem Oomemrcial club, has been re
ceived and given careful attention.
"I can assure that wo understand
the importance of work on the diseacc
during and just ahead of tho blossom
ing period. In fact, this phase of the
problem was developed by our bureau
"We are making definite arrange
ments to have one of our field pathol
ogists on the ground, either at Trout
dale or Salem, so as to begin work
ahead of the blossoming period, Wc
nro therefore, planning to follow the
disease in its spring development more
close than last season and to carry on
better and more thoroughly, tho spray
ing experiments on both prune and cher
ry, in hoes of getting better results
and larger crops on the sprayed trees
than we had last year.
"Ah you know, part of this work
was done in Clarke county, Wush., but
it will all count on the urobleni. ami
the results will be available to all grow
ers. "I am pleased to note that the manu
script for a short bulletin on this sub
ject, giving the results of last sea
son's investigation. nd experiments
nnd giving tho best recommendations
from our present knowledge, has now-
been prepared in manuscript und we arc
' , .. . .. . ,. ..' . .. . .
I K"" 10 I'ufc" 118 P""c''UO! "d distn
bution, so as to have it in the hands of
growers in time to buy their materials
and avail themselves of tho remedies
"Very truly yours,
"W. A. TAYLOR,
"CUief of Bureau."
Will Show Pen Work
of President Lincoln
Judge I'. II. D'Arcy will present for
inspection at tho Marion county repub
lican banquet to be given at the Ma
rion hotel Saturday evening, in hon
or of Lincoln's birthday, a specimen of
In 1431, while engaged in splitting
raits in Hangnmon county, Illinois, Ab
raham Lincoln lived at the home of
Philemon Morris. It was during that
winter that Lincoln made with a quii)
in, a family record of the Morris
family. This record is now in the pos
session of Mrs. Cordelia Morris La Bare
and Mrs. Elizabeth Arnold ,both living
It is an Interesting rerle of the great
emancipator. The family record is made
in large Koman letters and shows great
skill as a penman. The letters and en
tire record am as clear as they were
when written 65 years ag.
STUCK TO HIS UMBRELLA
Seattle, Wash., Feb. 11. John Hod
enn, a famster held onto tho um
brella of his w?igon oat yesterday
when a 56 mile wind struck it. Ho was
carried off his feat and landed on his
head in the street. I'bysii'inns at the
city hospital say he bas a chance to re
cover. Trj Capital Journal Want Ads.
SALE COMMENCES AT 9 A. M.
lOc Percales 7l2C yd.
In Our 5c, 10c and 15c
This Is a Sale Most
Considering the war conditions, as this is less than
the cost of carrying
1 Oc Percales 7!2C yd.
Not over 15 yards to be
Letter Writing Brings
Answers and Inquiries
Tho following are extracts from let
ters received by the Portland Railway,
Light & rower Company, in reply to
letters written letter writing week, in
citing its business) acquaintances to
visit the Tacific coast, and Oregon in
The Glauber Brass Mfg. Co., of Ohio,
writes: "Should we make a western
trip, we should most certainly go to
Oregon, as our recol'ection of a prev
ious trip still leaves a pleasant mem
ory, We hopo wc can arrange to make
a trip through your country beforo tnc
close of 11)16."
Tho secretary of an electric light
company in Michigan writes:
"Some time in tho not too distant
future I certainly hopo to have oppor
tunity to seo all the wonders of nature
which you have in such nbundance. ''
Tho Anderson Electric Car Company,
"It happens that the writer is in
terested in a 40 acre farm ranch in
Rogue River Valley. I therefore, am
fully familiar with the fact that Oregon
is a wonderful state and I am at all
times, a good eastern booster for it."
Tho V. D. Mcjunkin Advertising
company writes as follows:
"I know of nothing that would
please me better than coining to Ore
gon. Having already enjoyed one trip
along the wonderful Columbia river,
I know that words cannot over praise
Oregon and her natural wonders. And
tucked away somewhere in my cranium,
is a very definite resolve to see Oregou
Firm of Calef Bros.
Changes Name to Geer-
Grueger Furniture Co.
Suplementary articles of incorpora
tion were filed today at the office of
Corporation Commissioner Schuldernian
by tiio firm of Calef Bros., of Salem,
Oregon, changing the name to "(jeer
Krmger Furniture." The incorpor
ators are I.. S. Oecr and A. A. Kriieger. '
The Church & School 1'ublishing Co.,
of Eugene, increased tho capitalization
from .",IHI0 to $10,000 and tho Sanitary
Cash Grocery, of Hoseburg, was incor
porated at 5,000. I. Holsman & Co.,
a jewelry concern, of I'ortland, was in
corporated at $."i,(IOO and the Portland
Transportation club, a charitable or
ganization, was incorporated with as
.sets amounting to $U,0U0.
Market Fluctuates But
Shows No Real Changes
(Copyright 1016, by tho New York
New York, Feb. 11, The stock
market today reflected nothing except
the fact that this is the eve of
double holiday. It advanced and dn
clinrd, and again advanced ami de
clined, ending with the most irregular
net changes but with a majority of
stocks near yesterny s close.
If the market had been in the reg-
uar habit of pissing judgment on pub
lic events, it might have been looked
to with unusual interest us to the ef
fect of the Garrisou resignation and
the Berlin menioiauduin couccrniag
Journal New Today Ada de-
liver tha goods. ;
sold an an individual.
TRY SALEM FIRST
TODAY'S ODDEST STORY
:k Harrisburg, Pa., Feb. 11.
sk , Dauphin county had difficulty
getting rid of its discarded gnl-
lows, useless since Pennsylvania
has adopted electrocution for
capital punishment. Finally a
colol'id kindling wood dealer
who wasn't supeistititous paid
50 cents for it.
TODAY - TOMORROW
THOMAS INCB FEATURE
A ROARING KEYSTONE
MAEL NORLAND, MACK
story on Electricitv. at
the same time showing
several very amusing
inciaems. i j
"KOME Or TRIANGLE"