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March 1. KMC.
CHARLES H. FISHER,
Editor and Manager.
PUBLISHED EVERY EVENING EXCEPT SUNDAY, SALEM, OREGON, BY
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AN ARMY WITHOUT A HEAD
LET UNCLE HELP
Why do people hate to pay taxes?
Usually because they do not feel that they get returns
for their money. Usually, unfortunate as it may be, they
are right about it. They don't.
There are many reasons why. The chief one is that
they do not follow up their tax investments with personal
interest as they would other investments. If there is
graft and mismanagement in the administration of the
town, county, state or nation that means that the tax
payers are careless enough to permit it.
And as a comparison to lack of interest in the spend
ing of their money is the lack of interest in making use
of the results of the spending.
The taxpayer supports many active bureaus of re
search. The bureaus are constantly finding out many
useful things for the taxpayer to know and putting them
into the form of handy bulletins for his use. Uncle Sam
keeps great numbers of people working, to get out these
little books which will help his people. One can readily
picture him going about from workshop to laboratory,
from darkened slum to sunny field, encouraging his
workers, watching their progress, much as Santa Glaus
keeps the gnomes busy about his tops. But with a dif
ference. Santa's work is to give pleasure to the children
once a year. Uncle's job is to supply help for grown-ups,
and his activities range through all seasons.
Some of Uncle Sam's splendid little books are free.
Some cost five cents apiece or a little more. Less than
the cost of printing and paper is the usual price.
Uncle will, if asked, tell you how to select books for
your children's reading, how to buy kitchen equipment,
how to choose cuts of meat, as well as how to fertilize
your fields, and how to grow flowers in your door yard
He will tell you about the fishes which swim in the
sea; he will send you wonderful detailed maps of regions
near and far. (The whole country has not been done by
the geodetic survey, but a good part of it is mapped,
and the work is going on.)
The taxpayer foots the research bills. Uncle Sam is
willing and eager to give him full value for his expense
money. If you are planning any new activity whatever
this spring, or if you want to find a way to improve your
old one, write to Uncle Sam. The chances are that he.
will be able to help you.
A pretty thorough examination, just completed, of the
feet of girls who have recently become students at the
University ol Oregon shows that only three outot
twenty-three had good feet and not one a perfect toe line.1
This bad showing is laid by those in charge of the ex-J
amination to wearing high heeled shoes, which weaken;
the arches and back part of the foot and causes "Hat!
foot" and numerous other serious disorders. The remedy!
would naturally be to stop wearing high heeled shoos, but;
the real remedy would be to stop making them or else get'
them classed as unfashionable. Being unhealthful cuts no J
ice with a woman, but being unfashionable is an un-j
K. 1 Hobson, ex-representative in congress from
Alabama, "hero" of the Merrimac, defeated candidate for;
United States senator, exploiter of war with Japan and;
all around candidate for the most conspicuous place in the
lime-light, announces his candidacy for congress from hisj
old district. As there seems to be nothing available for;
him just now this is probably a case of "Hobson 's choice."!
This wi'fit rirr slimilil nmlvP Mi nonltrv men smile, if,
it is kept up for a few days all the hens will go on strike,
that is if they belong to the union, and refuse to work,
that is lay, during such beastly weather.
The rewards of bravery in the European war are
somewhat varied. Some get the iron cross, some the
double cross, but most just "cross over."
The resignation of Secretary Garrison has precipitat
ed a very general demand that the head of the war de
partment be a soldier, trained in the art of war.
Strange as it may seem, there have been few military
men at the head of the United States army. President
Washington appointed General Henry Knox; President
Jackson's secretary of war was General Lewis Cass;
President Johnson, in trying to get rid of Stanton, made
General Grant secretary ad interim, but Grant retired at
the end of six months, and the office was offered to Gen
eral Sherman and then to General George Thomas, both
of whom refused the appointment, which finally fell to
General Lorenzo Thomas, who was goon followed by
General Schofield. President Grant appointed three
generals in succession, Rawlins, Sherman and Belknap.
Since then the war department has had civilian heads.
This seems surprising; and perhaps it largely accounts
for our unprepared condition.
No civilian, it is argued, is qualified to formulate plans
for our national defense or to hold any high military
Officers who fill s.tiff positions in a modern army have
a role to play that requires more training, experience and
skill than that needed to make an astronomer, a surgeon
or a lawyer. The profession or arms today is one of the
most intricate and technical in existence.
Moreover, its errors are far more costly than those of
any other profession. A surgeon who performs unskill
fully and unsuccessfully a major operation has only one
victim, while the head of an army who through lack of
training makes a serious mistake may sacrifice the lives
of thousands and place his army at a disadvantage that
is likely to prove even more costly.
The incompetent politician, appointed because of elec
tion services, who without army training attempts to
plan out the details of a mobilization or to pass upon the
efficiency of a military organization jeopardizes the lives
and prosperity of millions of people.
YES-IT IS POSSIBLE
Rheumatism is a tormenting and
stubborn malady. In some cases it
yields to treatment which is without
avail in other cases.
The darting' pains, lame muscles or
stiffened joints only disappear by grad-J
uauy expelling the unc acid, and so
many thousands have been relieved by
the blood-enriching oil-food in Scott's
Emulsion that you should give it a
faithful trial. Scott's Emulsion acts as
a powerful blood-purifier by increasing
the red corpuscles and it strengthens
the organs to carry off the acids which
cause the trouble.
TryScott's Emulsion. It cannot harm.
It lias helped thousands and may be ex
actly what you need. No Alcohol.
Scott & liowne, Uloomfield.N.J. lS-2i
Feature No. 10
MOOSE LODGE ALL STAR VAUDEVILLE SHOW
THURSDAY, MARCH 2
GRAND OPERA HOUSE
Why the Need of a Liberal Church?
Kilitor .lournul: The influence ol'
pnKressivo liberalism ml of liberal
pronrosMvoisni is lv.coitui.ed in oiliii'ii-
tion, art, science, even in polities. In
school, business, industry , in peaceful
pursuits, certainly in distructive war
fare, the latest, inventions anil discov
eries are in yrcat demand. Ever is the
result of human nonius welcome in the
promotion of power, wealth ami ef
ficiency. Why not in religion.'
In practical business and in our secu
lar interests we are scientific evolution
ists. We realize that the first steps in
progress are of least value anil are our
last consideration. The last type, the
latest model, be it automobile or cen
timeter gun; the latest is the best,
hence of greatest value and first in our
Why are not these attested methods'
of efficiency, these progressive prin-
eiples of liberal modernism in use in
the church J
What is still the attitude of the1
church toward scientific advance.' audi
toward scientific thinners
lias not the church rejected, de
nounced, and persecuted all scientific
advance .' I'm lor the cry of heresy she
has ever opposed I he light of prophetic
vision and tried to fasten the yoke of
binding authority upon the shoulders
of rising man.
What is the real purpose of the re
ligion of .lesus.' To bind men.' No.
came to liberate men; to set them
free from the bondage of priestcraft,
from the bondage of fear, superstition,
i ' idolntrv; from the bondage of ignor-
Justice Hughes is said to be satisfied with his place on .;,'v'X)'f 1,11 evi1' sU' silk'
the suoreme bench and to have no desire whatever to be .iesuS came' to bring the light of
handed the republican nomination for president. We will ! "TL"' tT. !
wager a dollar against tne nole in a dougnnut tnat we can
pick a committee of at least a dozen very prominent
republicans who will heartily commend his judgment. We
could also select one leading progressive who will, for
once, agree heartily with the aforesaid regular
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Albeit Kgaii, the farmer tenor singer, will perform for the liig Jfooe
Night. Mr. Kgau is a tenor singer of diss who has studied the art of sing
ing under the tutorship of America's leading tutors. Air. Kgan sings pongs
alter the style of the well known artist Chauncey Oleott nnd Tom MeConuick,
Mr. Kgan is a finished product in the musical world, and will sing for the
Moose audience as he never sang before, and he has selected a repertoire of
songs that nre the very latest, and that will be enjoyed by the listeners. Fea
ture No. II will appear here tomorrow.
Box Office Now Open
Will Give Lecture and
On the authority of a "high army officer" it is stated
the court martial of Colonel Goodier was brought by a
coterie of young officers in an effort to separate the fly
ing service from the signal corps. By accomplishing this
they would all have jumped from two to five ranks. This
officer says the whole thing was "a tempest in a teapot."
Would it not be well in view of this to keep the court
martial on the job long enough to give these youngsters! "
a taste of the law.
(Special to Salem Capital Journal.)
Oregon Agricultural College, f'orval-
lis, Mar. 1. Orchardists in the neigh-i'l
borhood of Dayton and Turner will hold i
a pruning demonstration on Maroh .Ij.
.1 ml 4, respectively, with 1'rofessor W. V
S. lirown, of the Agricultural college,'.
in charge. Preceding the domonstra-! j,
tion Professor lirown will give a lecture T
the meeting at Turner to be held in the'
him.. t,v, ,i ,,.,. i, .,ir ,:i.,
from town. The lectures will be held
at about ! o'clock in the morning or as
early as the fruit men can be gotten to
gether. Following the lecture the prin
ciples enumerated will be demonstrat
ed in the orch.irds nearbv.
HAD FORTIFICATION PLANS
New York, March .1. In ar
resting two reported German
navy lieutenant. Eiehurd Van
Aluend and Kudolph Van
Kraeht on postal fraud charges,
inspectors today confiscated
many American fortification
plans in their effects.
This came as un unexpected
new angle in investigations of
alleged anti-ally plots.
The pair were specifically
charged with collecting money
for Belgian relief work, fraudulently.
SALEM LEADS IN --
One would naturally think that a clay that only got
around once in four years would be on its good behavior,
and act half way decent. If one so thought he would have
another think coming, judging by its conduct yesterday,
when there was snow, sleet and rain, mixed, separate,
one at a time and all together, and all riding on a mustang
brand of wind that bucked occasionally.
ONLY NUDE, NOT NAKED
San Diego, Oil.. March 1. So' lun
as lilcnl lin ri't-'rmt iltiiip.n-w il.i tint ni,i,..fii,.
is not difficult to understand, nor need j ,,... vmh lii,. ;,', ti. ,,, f '
we flatter ourselves and think that ; absence of ' clothes, they will not be'
the old Paganism is entirely overcome, j disturbed, announced Jliivor Capps to-!
What is the attitude nnd method ofjiiav. " !
the church and in religion even in this: the mayor has made several official
boasted age of reason and enlighten-1 tours of local .cafes and found nothing
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mr in ; is it i up rvuim hhiu i inr uiuu . : in SHOCK tllO HlOrillS Of WMlsihilitiCS of I
is it te m-iiMititif and progressive at-1 this tnul of southern Culifoniiu
It-,,.!.. F ,... .'. .Jn.lnuuu M H' nriiirnwu i i i VI i i" n !
'"' "v. Hot. mi- vuiiiiu women tviio nnrernnr. .t... i. . . . " .
of growth and advance? Which lead j impersonating nymphs," said his honor, ! ', ' fu T' lT, Tl '7 T
to higher attainment, greater ef fici- j might, I suppose, shock some, bu '17 , presented to the
..,. ....,. i;i,..i'iv? Hin., a ..u,' i.i i.. i.i...... "Sisiaruie.
I. :. I V...1 .....I (,..,.. , U ,.,-i .,,..,.1.1.... k i.i. :!... -r. ,. ,nS Will
ii . '-.m .11111 .-...,.11- ...- i in.,., i m,iui,-? in uir cxpusiuon. it s nil a
seem, it is not; .Nor, iineraiisiu, nor, matter ot taste. '
modernism, not progressiveism, but, 1 i
traditionalism still rule in the church j ORGANIZED FOR PEACE
with iron hand. Still looking back-1
ward (which menus' downward), still I Scuttle
In order that the people of Salem may
be come thoroughly acquainted with sev
eral rural credit bills which are to be
presented to the next legislature Tho
Men's Liberal elub has invited the
Hon. W. H. H. Tlufur. of Portland, and
Mr. Percy A. Cupper, of Salem, to discus-
this vital question in public. Both
of these gentlemen are thoroueh stu-
to locate on a bicycle.
The Oregonian had a head line yesterday
(which menus' downward), still Scuttle, ash., llareh 1. Seattle
questioning the position and method preachers opposed to preparedness org
of science which have led men to eon- j nnized a Henry Ford peace elub yes
quest, triumph and victory. j terdiiy. and passed resolutions ugainst
1 ' -Need we wonder why and that nie manufacture of "engines of
When ;i YVmiirm nh.mrlons VlPr Vmskind to skin with l-rocressivoly modern men are out of; death." I!cv. Hugh Kliner Brown is
,, , , , . i i . i i i joint with the church.' That they have
another man, she almost invariably finds she is in much .,.,IU. disinterested.' That they care
the same condition as a flea that leaves his home on a dog! " iner to sui.serii.e to creeds they
. . - 1. .,,., i- .i n iir tin il ii it mill nii,u.
j lal reservation ?
The liberal church, of which the
y ,ti I'uitarian church is a branch, not only
reading I ; w0,.m,is ,( discoveries of science.
"Hunters trap live cougar." Had it read "trapped dead Uut- u'ht abreast with the spirit .y
,.,1,1 i . . ! modern scholarship, modern research,
cougar it would have been much more surprising. ,odern method, its prophetic vision
I keeps its eye singly upon the goal of
our high calling, winch lies heture
never behind! The larger liberty of
the abounding life of love, truth audi
righteousness through the knowledge!
of the laws of life fulfilling the. divine,
purpose thereof is the purpose and,
. . . . ., .. . 11 '
JUSllIlcauoil nil us i-.i--u-iivi-. m-n-
als ust btf found its need and help
fulness. UHTIAKD F. TlSCHK.lt.
Minister of I'liitanan Church.
be a public meeting to
which ladies are especially invited, also
the members of the grange and all
farmers and growers. Bring your
frinends nnd help make the meeting a
great success, this evening ut 7:43 at
the t'nitarian church.
president: Rev. R. K. Pretlow, treasur
er, and Rev. C. H. Curtis, secretary.
They will hold a mass meeting tomor
If the adage is true about the month of March, it is'!!!
due to go out like the kindliest sort of lamb, for it surely
was some lion when it arrived last night.
Reputation Still Safe
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'ioiuic s uesr tooacco,
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LADD & BUSH, Bankers
Transact a General Banking Business
Safety Depesit Boxes
Tl-nnL- tiv! liafnrn i-nn ninil fV,n vif .h,M, ,. Tacoma. Wash., -Mar. 1-Deputy Pros
...... tivli. j v.n i.ti me HU1.C in iiii.u juu ,.,.utig Attomev .1. W. Selden was to-
give your anger vent, in which you recklesslv devote Mr preparing an information to be
,.lftn l,;n;n i. rv j ...t.i.1 i i filed direct in the superior court,
jvuiiM-iJ. m BMiumij; sumc puur gem. r ur uOUOlieSS lien lsjaiust (-.,u r. Ilat fer, charging him4
VOll!' anfPr Pnn s. VOn 11 kirk- vmir snind nn with crimiuallv libeling fieorge Wash
.,t. v . -i J t ii ' ington. At the preliminary hearing held
through J Olir hat, and Say, "I WaS the late yesterday before Justice Frank
prince of fools to send a man such rot asl i:rull!"1- h' 'c"r remanded to the
Ii aim mi. i i i o i superior court tor trial without taking
that! Think twice before you pass along! testimony,
the scandal that you heard last night; you ffiS V,V"
may do some good man a wrong that years omies in support of statements eon
of effort can't set rieht. And thotnrh the !;,i"el,.in .'"rr ILrt-
- . o" uiMt iut nation w urst uirsjueut vx- .
story true mav seem, why rob a neighbor p'te.i slaves, used prof language Always watcn lhi3 Ad Chanj? Off
of his goat? From your own eye !..!r f Tt , , , , , , " , ,
1111. vvaiii. uiiui u uli iiaiu xiii l ULiirri .i -
i i f 4 i i rpi i i i . lelaims, and placed the court on record:
hd a. i vi.v. I"""! i"ivt imwc juu jvivv joui , us natty iienyiuK nun tne opportunity.
wife; there was a time, some years ago,! '5 supposed his purpose a to lay
i i i , iii T i f i 7;the toun.lation for an appeal in the
when you declared you a make her life as cheerful as a1 event of a conviction in the superior
picture show. Alas, she took you at your word, as damsels j 'h,,, r ..,e rais,,,, fds
do, and always did; and all her married years she s heard ;t. defend natter md declare that the
her husband yawping through his lid. Think twice before l!.
you do a thing your soul retuses to indorse: for every
case will be carried up to the .-npieuie
court of the I'nited States if nne:irr.
Stnotly correct weight .quare aCul and highest price, for .11 kia5 of
junk metal rubber, hide, d fur,. I pay 2UC per round for 9ligl
B,S .took of .11 .ec,,d h.d incubator,. All kind, S
iron for both roofS and building, Eoofing ,aper and
wicked act will bring the certain penalty, remorse!
If the carrier doe not giro
civic notify the office.
H. Steinback Junk Co.
The House of Half a M,iion Bargain,.
302 North Commercial St.