Daily capital journal. (Salem, Or.) 1903-1919, June 03, 1916, Image 4

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S ATl'liP A Y K V KN 1 NV. ,
June P. I Dili.
Hdatonai rage
Editor and Manager..
Capital Journal Ptg. Co., Inc.
President Vice-President Sec. aud Treas.
Tl.iW nr enrrier. Tier rear $') Per month 45c
Daily by mail, per year
3.00 1'iiT moutli 3oc
New York, Ward-Lewis VYiUiums Special Agency, Tribune Building
The Capital Journal carrier boys are instructed to put the papers on the
porch. If the carrier does not do this, misses you, or neglects gettitng the
paper to you on time, kindly phone the circulation manager, s this is the only
way we can determine whether or not tho curriers are following instructions.
Phone Main 81.
Those who read the Capital Journal will have observed
how complete descriptions of the doings at Chicago are
published daily in it. Of course the matter so far, is all
of the preliminary battle, but next week it will be dif
ferent and the real fight will be on.
The Capital Journal has arranged to have in addition
to the full dispatches. which will be sent out by the able
corps of correspondents in the service of the United
Press, a special service the United Press is putting on
for the occasion. This will cover things political bearing
on the conventions, but taking place outside of them.
With two hours difference in time the Capital Journal
will have the entire occurrences of the day up to nearly
six o'clock. . , , . e
The Portland papers arriving in Salem about tour
o'clock at which time the Capital Journal is also distrib
uted, are forced to go to press about one o'clock to catch
the mails, and so will not have the doings of the day
nearly so complete as the Capital Journal.
Not only will the Journal have the same report as the
Portland papers, but it will have two or more hours of it
and two hours later, so if you want the latest and fullest
news of the convention you will get it in your home paper.
Try Salem first, if you want the news and you will hav'e
no occasion to try anywhere else.
Artemus Ward said a monkey was the most amusing
thing on earth because you never knew what it was going
to do next. The Germans in this war are certainly not
amusing, it is not an amusing sort of business, but they
certainly fill the balance of the bill, for what they will do
next no man knows.
When the news flashed over the wires yesterday of
their last exploit, the attacking and besting of the English
squadron on the North Sea, it was like lightning from a
clear sky.
According to tho dispatches the Egnlish knew nothing
of the presence of the Gorman squadron in their neigh
borhood until the attack was made and the battle begun.
The Germans slipped up on them and turned loose their
irnns bpforo thev knew thev were on the sea. It was a
genuine surprise, and nine of the big British war dogs
and many smaller crate went down in trie battle tnat
lasted through the day and night. Then before the bal
ance of the squadron could come to their aid, the German
fleet sailed away, and returned to its base.
In the few hours the ships were engaged the destruc
tion was terrific. In all, some seventeen English vessels
aggregating 1:19,100 tons were destroyed, the German loss
being 15,015. This does not take into account the British
battleship Marlborough, which is reported missing and
whose fate is not definitely known, nor the German
cruiser Weisbaden which is not registered in any registry
iivuiiituii.-. ;
This sudden foray will cause much uneasiness among;
the British ships, as they will not know what to expect!
next. It also causes some guessing as to wnai uermany
is doing in the way of building a stronger navy. In the
light of the unexpected things the Germans h:ve done,
it would not be surprising to learn that they had built up
a navy big and strong enough to make them almost ready
to venture a meeting with the whole British ravy. It
would be an astounding thing, but that is the kind of
things the Germans are, and have been doing.
Some fear is expressed that Carranza may be assemb
ling his armies in northern Mexico for the purpose of
cutting off General Pershing and his forces. This is not
at all probable for Carranza knows, if the ignorant Mex
icans do not, that this would mean the end for him. He
also knows that if he attacks IYrshing and the Americans
that he will be badly whipped. The Pershing army is not
large, but it can fight its way to the border without as
sistance, if it becomes necessary. It reminds one of the
time when the Oregon ntade her trip around the Horn.
Then there were those who feared the Spaniard would
run across her. This they finally did, and regretted it.
There is an old story about two men who went hunting
and killed a turkey and a crow. When it came to a divis
ion of the game one of them suggested that he would take
the turkey and his comrade could have the crew or he
could have the crow and the party making the suggested
division would take the turkey.
This is about the way the situation shows up ot Chica
go between the republicans, and progressives. Each is
willing to let the other fellow have the worst of it. The
republicans offer to let the Bull Moosers make the plat
form if they will let the republicans name the candidate.
The progressives are perfectly willing to let them name
him if they will agree to call him Roosevelt.
They otherwise refuse to accept the crow, as the
naming of the man is the turkey side of the proposition.
On the other hand the progressives are willing to permit
the republicans to make a real progressive platform if
they are permitted to name the candidate. They gener
ously offer to let the republicans name the man for second
place and point out that Fairbanks would be the best man
for that position. On other words they offer to let the
G. 0. P. have the whole crow. "
In the meanwhile the vaudeville becomes more inter
esting and in somt respects amusing; that is if you are
not tied up pretty firmly with one of the other wings of
the party or parties, or whatever it may finally result in
when the conventions have finished their labors. Hitch
cock has kicked the Hughes fat into the fire, and this
pleases everybody who is not a Hughes supporter. The
favorite sons are jubilant and Perkins who represents
Teddy shows his teeth and smiles even as does the gentle
man he represents.
Hughes studies baseball scores and seems more inter
ested in "Matty" and his pitching than in all the political
ball tossers gathered at Chicago. Everybody is making
claims except Root and he is saying he wants only a small
vote. He is one who will probably not be disappointed.
The first bad break of the longshoremen's strike was
made at Tacoma yesterday when a number of the strikers
boarded a ship, forcibly removed the strike-breakers and
took them to Seattle. They have an undoubted right to
strike and stay struck, but when they go up against the
law, they weaken their cause and turn public sentiment
against themselves. No strike can be won against pub
lic sentiment, and it is foolish to provoke hostility, where
naturally there is sympathy. We may have ou opinion
about strike-breakers, but under our system of govern
ment they have as much right to work as,, the strikers
Mr. Macy Exposes the
Mental Reservations
The open letter of the Warren
Brothers company, addressed to me,
which recently appeared in your paper,
is quite aunisii to those familiar with
the paving business as it is conducted
in this territory, and with the methods
of the Warren people. This letter is
signed by the Warren Brothers com
pany. Jt is a well known fac t that the
Warren Brothers company are nt now.
and never have been engaged in the
paving business. It is only a holding
company which owns the patents ami
machinery under and by means of
which Bitulitliic pavement is laid.
Bitulithic pavement is always laid by
one or mora of its numerous subsidary
companies. All the Bitulithic in Salem
was laid by one of these. It was this
company I referred to and metioned
in my former letter. The Warren
Brothers company is the parent orgam,
ization of the trust. This company un
doubtedly can hold up its clean hands
with a -show of honest virtue and'
truthfully say, "we have nothing to do
with the injunction suit," and still it
would not be an answer to nor a
denial of the truth of my former letter.
It is a fact that McXary & McXary
are not appearing for Mr. Fry. Mr.
Triudle represents him. AlcXury &
McXary are appearing for some mi
known client, and are controlling the
proceedings. There is only one other
concern interested in the paving game
in Snleni, and that is one of the
branches of the Bitulithic paving trust.
The Warren concern hai kept and
maintained one of their representatives
in Shalom almost constantl ythis spring
since it became known that the city
was contemplating embarking in the
paving business on its own account,
thtus endeavoring to carry out the
mandate, of the people, and furnish
j good pavement at one-half of the trust
ll lee.N, III n-r. nia ir;iiiinu.i
taken careful note of every move the
city has made. Has investigated the
specifications for the mixture and
noted the proceedings of the council.
We know that this party is not work
ing for the Warren company. They
are not in the paving business. He is
however, working for one of the well
known subsidary companies of the
War re u Brothers company.
Citv Attorney.
10th Annual
Rose Festival, Portland
Reduced Round Trip Fares Daily June 4 to 9 from
All Points on
Use the Fast, Frequent Trains of This Line and See the
Features of the Celebration
Three Days of Pageantry and Festival Fun.
Crowning of Queen
Willie Ritchie-Ralph Cruman Boxing Match.
School Children's Pageant
Dedication of Highway
Floral Pageant
State Conventions
Military-Civic Pageant
Marine Parade, Speed Boat Races
Ualtee Masquerade.
Final Return Limit on Tickets June 17
J. W. RITCHIE, Agent, Salem, Oregon
Pioneer of 1844
Passes to the Beyond
Mrs. Josephine P. Boyle Was One of
Earliest Settlers of Polk County
Another of the very early settlors
if Poll.- fiutntv host missed: to her re-
have to quit. Of course it is galling to have them take j ward. Mrs. Josephine i isoyie, aged
jobs as they do and so work against their fellow workmen, jtTthuncX
but aggravating as this is it had better be borne than by ias born in Missouri and was a iaugh-
ler or v oionei .aiiiitinui huh i.m-inu.i
Ford, and crossed the plains with thein
in 1N14. la I.SM5 she was married in
l'olk county to Dr. J. W. Boyle, one
of the pioneer physicians of Oregon,
who died in 1.VS4. The following chil
dren survive: Mrs. ll.innah I-;. Tatom.
Charles W. Boyle, William I. Boyle,
living on the old home place: Mis.
liona Chililers, of Portland, and .lames
M. Boyle, whose present address is mi-
taking the law into their own hands, for this will inevit
ably turn public sentiment against them.
The Chicago convention scramble already shows big
business strongly behind Roosevelt. Big corporation law
yers do not get into politics for fun, or for their own ag
grandisement. They are there to do the work for which
they are paid. That is why attorney John Miller made so
adulatory a speech concerning Roosevelt, and that is why
J. Odgen Armour is behind him. Since that billion dollar
dinner, the big corporations are very friendly to Theodore,
which looks somewhat suspicious even though Roosevelt is
supposed to be above suspicion. Maybe as Sam Blythe
wrote in the Saturday Evening Post, there is some "West-eii informed on public aft
-ixr i i i l I unlit v Iteniizer.
ci 11 ! ui vv n.img ijuiiij; nunc.
property if it proves to be ns renrn-
Coos Bay Times: Mr. Yountz. a bench
miner, reported findimr u i-p, !.!.., t'rm,,
a steamship on the beach above Cut
vicvk, soma or live .Mile mint. The
wreckage consists of nates m,.l i.rm
boxes bearing the name of the steamer
T 11- t T 1 A
m-puiiir. rie also round one half of a
lifeboat with Portland. AlYii ne nrtinlo.l
on it. The boat apparently was rpiite
uiu mm covereu witn narnacles. but the
paint on it was still in nod eondi.
Coos Bay Harbor: Two carloads of
logging equipment were shipped to
North lake this week bv the Buchner
Lumber company, which will be used in
the new camp to be started at Kel
lake. TIn company proposes tapping
one of their big timber lets recently
purchased from the Nimpon Lumber
company. This camp will probably em
ploy about 00 men.
Rnseburg, who was obtaining informa
tion yesterday about the extent of tha
supply of hardwoods in Jackson coun
ty, will return to his homo this even
ing. He says that it is promised thnfc
work will begin on the construction of
the railroad just voted by tha people
of Roseburg about the middlo of next
Medford Mail: Since the Jackson
ville branch of the Southern Orego
Traction company began operations
over 100.000 fares have been tnficn ia.
The register turned this mark Uonday
evening. This includes the traffin
since the beginning of the servise. and
not for the county seat branch oloae.
Captain N. J. Cornwall has sold his
interest in the transportation com
pany on the Umpqmt river to J. P.
Christie. Henry Sagabenl ami Prank
Sagabertl. The other share of the
company remains in the hands of 0
B. Hinsdale and W. H. Jewetl. ('apt
Cornwall and family intend shortly to
move to Beikeloy. f'al., where thev' will
make their 'future home.
r..,. ,.! - tvlll ,n held at the
home Friday afternoon, at 1:110, and
interment will be in the Masonic cem
etery at Salem, beside iier husband.
Mrs. Boyle wns""considered a very
rem.irkable woman in many respecis.
Of high intellectual attainments, she
was alwavs a great reader and kept
urs. 1 oik
The average germination percentage
of onions in Oregon is low this year, on
ly ol.iHI per cent oerminfit;,, ' ..
- . 1 - .1 I "!W-
pare.I with ,.,.1:1 per rout for last year.
The germination of over 24 per cent of
the onion samples was below 2" per
cent. Onions make up over 10 per cent
of all germination tests made in the
Oregon 1, ranch seed testing laboratory
at the o. A. C. this year.
Mclr'oid Tribune: C. T. Coster, of
I Tin Oregon State Hoard of Contjot
I will receive sealed bids on June 15,
j lf'lfi, at 2 p. in., for furnishing supplies
j to the various State institutions; eoa
! sisting of dry goods, clothing, furuisk
! ings, groceries. shoes, hardware,
: brooms, drugs, paints, oils, stationery,
icruckery, plumbing, etc., for the semi-
annual .period ending December St,
I HMO. Specifications nin) sctinHola. wilt.
be furnished uon application to tha
secretary, at Salem, Oregon, also from
the industries nm Manufacture
Bureau. Chamber of
I laud, Oregon. Each bid to be accom
I panie,l by a certified check i the sura
of 10 per cent of the whole amount of
.bid, payable to the Oreson State ItonrJ
of Control, to be held as a Ruarantea
of the faithful performance of the con
tiio t. The Hoard reserves the right U
reject any or all bids or to accept any
part of a bid.
R. B. OOODIN, Secretary,
Oregon State Board of Contrfl!
Brandeis is to take the oath of office and hi seat on:
the supreme bench June 12, the day the democratic con-'
vention meets. The supreme court is supposed to be com- !
posed of the very best lawyers and the most honorable men i rr7. n ,
i ., , . r, ., . .111 . T-i i ! Deputies from Sheritt Quine's oftice,
in the country. Now if all the things told about Brandeis 0f Douglas county, confiscated -t-o
are true, these gentlemen should refuse to sit with him. 1 'i;iar's of 1"sk,,';' ,nt V"rJili''I;- 0re"
. '. .,P hi i ,i .Monday, under the direction of District
Their action will really be an expression of opinion by the ; Attorney Ne.mer. The liquor had been
supreme court of the United States as to the truth or j XeuL"1 befr "'tZit! it'Tal
falsity of those stories, and of the fitness of Brandeis for in beer bottles, but every quurt was a
Hid mwiiinn measure of whiskey instead of beer. I
uu. malum!. . .... ,,..,..,iii,..r g..),, ..:,. fnr . r,..rt nF
whiskey is reported to have been $.'!,
T bo IVvt bird T?oco rnvnivn nnd tho foctujo nt fhinirrn miming tne retail value ot the con
L 41V' . V'AVJCtVA IVVt't. VUk 1111 lit UI1VI tUV III V VHIIVMJijV i ,ij , ( i
begin on the same day. Ihis is unfortunate for the
Chicago affair, so far as retaining public interest in it is
concerned: lor wnen tne l ortiand roses get in their worn wardens at Winchester. The salmon, it
no' one will care two cents what is doing at Chicago. tfZ'l ZZ'L
' ' i prohibited place.
The Woodburn Independent asks: "How can the Re- AUhmicll 2. r (.oimtit,a rf
publican National Convention refuse to nominate Roose-! Oregon contain deposits of gold, the to
volt and expect to win?" They can't; but the delegates to;i,us. 0rStiiar,sw
the convention realize that they cannot win if they do'i'''ase of is;.2is over the $us!..
nominate him; and there they are. 1"?$
producing mines has fallen off fully
In that battle on the North Sea all kinds of craft werej-In X
brought into use. Besides the big battle ships there were, i,,a',(,r- Ms' of the properties are
.,,J .b;i,, ;n V.: i:!s'nn": aitnougn there are i,
if ICH3
B M w a
- . f I t t t V Knl
m px wait mson
fiscnted i iq iocs about $ 1,1100. No ar
rests have been mad?, although several
may 'follow. A quantity of salmon was
also confiscated the snme dav bv game
and aeroplanes dropped deadly bombs.
mix up.
It' was sure some
LADD & BUSH, Bankers
Established 18G8
Transact a General Banking Business
Safety Deposit Boxes
As a matter of preparedness having a big fleet of bat
tleships does not seCm to be the whole thing,
Hay :llst on the North Sea has demonstrated thi?. It was
a victory for the destroyers.
mimn cr
ilistricts, few operations are extensive
Baker county produced about St per
cent of the gold taken out in 11H5. The
most important, placer enterprise in the
state is in Baker county, on the I'owder
river, the output of one big company,
which operates two dredges li.m!,,
The battle iRW" tn the combined remaining
piucer ouiput.
line nrl 1 Snt , T" bl"k' and 1 nmst take
Sisf?dseie Can catch a shark that will
occasion some remark I know not why I always feel like
i lu Ui eei aout tms season
ot the year; the inclination's rather queer.
For well I know I will not bring, when I
come home, a decent string; some bony fish
that would not fetch a half a plunk will be
my catch. And I'll be spotted o'er with
sores, where all the insects o'ut of doors got
in heir work vvith drills and stings and
teeth and other redhot things. And I'll be
sunburned, I suppose, until the bark peels
off my nose and I'll be coated thick with
lrillrl tiAii . ....
I'll tan minnf vT , ? ln the babbling flood.
1 11 be a u in of the jay who in the morning went awav all
K 7LfZVy0iryed AP110 in h?s Pompyknd
even-' iri if; thlS' ,and J:et' I must go fishing
vhSef glome baft " by hei is
rly j
Koseburg Review: One reliable au
thority it is said that l.os Angeles cap
italists have tak
ST. HELENS HERE SUNDAY. 1ms figured in mnnv a game on the ; property of the Gardiner Mill
The Woodhuiu fans will have their Woodburn grounds, is playing shortstop , in the I'mpqna country. It is said that
first view of the St. Helens team next for these Lower Columbia river boys 'the parties tried to make a deal with
Sunday when they meet our boys on an I they have some other players who O. B. Hinsdale, who had an option on
the local lot. A comparison of butter- are considered top notchers. Pellette, ' the property, but he held it at such a
ies mnl fielding averages shows that Woodburn 's new pitcher, will be in the price that they could not see their way
Woodburn has it on this team just two box and Kreitf will catch. If you have ; to take the property over, so they weVt
points, which reallv means that they not seen this big league battery work, directly to the Gardiner Mill company
lire evenly matched as any two tennis come out next Suudav. Woodburn lu- and got an option themselves at a 'much
less iigure ana w
Always Watch This AShg often
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possibly could be. Charley Moore, who dependent.
vill probably take the
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fetnctly correct weight, nn,. j.i . ., .
jnk, metal, rubber: hid a ft T T P"CM "
H. Steinback'Junk Co.
Tie Howe of Half Million Bargi.
102 North Coauuercinl PL
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