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THE DAILY CAPITAL JOURNAL, SALEM, OREGON, MONDAY, JULY 24, 1916.
"Salem's Big Department Store"
!! A Continued Clearance of Women9 s
A Bathing Contest for Swimmers to Be Held
by the Meyers Store the Bathing Beach
Wednesday Evening the 26th 5 Races 10 Prizes
Co-operating with the Salem Commercial Club in
making the new Public Bathing Beach a success, this
store will give ten prizes in these races to be held
We Show an Unusually Large Line of Bathing Suits for
Men, Women and Children
The largest assortment in the city, showing all the
most wanted styles and colorings, in both cotton and
I wool garments. You 11 find Meyers prices low.
AH Around Town
Salem Floral Society picnic at
. Fair grounds...
July 24-25-2H. "Tlie Birth of
a Nation," Grand Opera
July 25. Pauca .on . Court
street,' auspice Salem Pati'i-
' otie League. Hand concert.
July 2H. Opening of swim
ming beach. Special pro
gram. .Tiilv 27. Cherrian dinner and
dance at Fair grounds.
July 28. Wisconsin society re
union at State fair grounds.
July 30. Salem Street Kuilway
excursion to Newport.
July 31-August 1. omio op
era, "The Mikado," oper
house, auspices .Moose lodge.
Aug. 23. t'herrian excursion
8ept. 23-30 Oregon 8tate Fair.
Dr. Mendelsohn, specialist, flu gl&sse-
correctly. U. S. Bank. Bldj.
Wltti no ralii for the past six days,
the river is fulling and today the
gunge was 2.2 teet above low water.
Drink Cereo, uie liquid food. Better
than coffee or tea. Ask your grocer, tf
Arrangements are toeing made for
the initiation of about half a dozen
good men a members of the Klk lodge
at he next meeting, August 3.
Drink Cereo, the liquid food,
health drink. Ask your grocer.
Tfca government dredge Mathalorna
it tied up at the dock undergoing re
pairs. For the past week the dredge
hit been working on the Yamhill riv
Denisoa'i Baths, foot of State street.
Safe, convenient, first class. tf
C. T. Poraeroy and Hermann W. Barr
r in Albany today attending the
ninth annual meeting of the Oregon
Be tail Jewelers association. Mr. Barr
Steusloff Bros., Inc., will pay 8 3-4
eenta for top hogs. tf
The Golden Rule and the Royal Pur
Die: decrees will be given tomorrow-
evening at the meeting of Willamette
Knoampment No. 2, I. O. O. F., besides
other important matters coming lu-tore
Lost at Masonic picnic last week a
email camera, Heturn Joy Turner.
With the number of Illinois people
. Vvin In H!rm and vicinity, there has
UgSftif been om discussion regard
) luo organization or an Illinois so
ciety. The Wisconsin folks will ecle-
Here's an excellent assortment of stylish Linen Dresses, plain white, linen color
pink, blue, brown and combinations, in the season's newest effects. Dresses that
sold up to $13.95. Extra Special for one week, your choice $8.95
A Sale of Sport Stripe Pongees at
$1.19 a Yard
These new fabrics are fashion's favorite for beach or general summer wear. Just
the thing for cool, dainty dresses, waists or suits. A brocaded pongee back
ground with choice of old rose or green sport stripes. Exclusive patterns shown
only by us; 36 inches wide, and the usual price is $1.50. Extra value, commenc
ing Monday, in our Silk Section a Yard
brato Friday evening and already the
Indiana, Iowa ami Nebraska people
have met and discussed things as they
used to be back east.
A Snap Will teach and sell my bus-
iness; Owens, Hatter, 405 Court St.
William Morrison, , colored, 6 feet
high and weighing about 200 pounds,
escnped from the hospital for the in
sane this morning. He is not danger
ous. He was committed to the institu
tion from Tillamook county. . . .
The W. W. Moore furniture store
has something new in the way of a
stairway. It isn't a stairway at all,
just, one of those new inclined planes
by which a person walks from the first
to the second floor of the building
without walking up any steps.
Jet our figures on lumber and build
ing material. Falls Cilv-Snlom Lum
ber Co., 3411 S. 12th. 1 hone S13.
Albert Otjeu, the boy who was men
tinned recently as being suspected of
taking a number of berry tickets from
a picker at Brooks and who disap
peared at that time, has been found at
Xrontesnno, Washington. According to
the Instructions of his father he will be
returned here today.
About 1200 Knights of Columbus at
tended the picnic yesterday at Horse
shoe lake, cominir from Salem, Mi"
Minnville, St. Paul and Mt. Angel.
The Salem Indue ami families made the
trill on board the liruhumonn number-
inur about 2-0. leaving the dock at B
o'clock in the morning and returning
at 10 in the evening. Caption llliihm
was in charge of the boat.
W. B, Slater, former secretary of the
Elks' lodge mid Milo Knsniusson, wio
left about a month ago for lVlroit,
Michigan, write to friends in the city
that they each have qualified and pass
ed tho IT. S. army examinations as ex
pert automobile drivers. The informa
tion is also given that by the first of
this week they will be on their way to
the Mexican border and expect within
a short time to be among the drivers
of cars for the army in Mexico. Tjc
pay is $100 a month and all expenses.
Julius Hopt of 1105 South Liberty
street ia in the Salem hospital with
his right hand amputated at the wrist,
as the result of an accident Saturday
While working with a rock crusher be
lonirinc to the Salem Sand & tl ravel
company last Saturday, the machinery
become jammed. Mr. Hopt reached
down t remove a rock and in the
starting again of the machinery, his
liaud was caught and crushed to such
an extent tlint amputation at the wrist
was necessary. Medical attention was
given by Dt. V. II. Byrd.
Members if the Salem Rifle club
will have the pleasure of taking pos
session of their own. Krngs this even
ing, as tho shipment of guns and am
munition from the government arsenal
at Veneia. Calif., arrived this morning.
The shipment includes 22 Krags and
of Linen Dresses at $8,95
1st Race 75-feet for girls under 16 years, first and
2nd Race 100-feet for boys under 16 years first
and second prizes.
3rd Race 50-yards for women, and misses first
and second prizes.
4th Race 100-yards for men and boys first and
Special Race 75-feet for boys and girls (13 and un
der) first and second prizes.
4,000 rounds of ammunition; These
guns are the individual property of
I members nnd are sold to them by the
I government when members of a rific
(club nt a reduced price. Tho regular
drill will be held this evening at the
. A telegram was received this morn
ing by Mrs. L. 8. Rowland from her
sou Edgar Rowland of Company M,
stationed at Balm City, with a request
to ship at onco Ins alto horn, as nc hail
been transferred to the regimental
baud. During the past year Edgar was
in the junior class of the high school
ami a member of the high school band
Notice was received by the public
service commission this morning that
the Wells Fargo Express company has
amended its rate oil crabs so thnt New
port has the same rate as Puget Sound
points. A complaint in this muter was
filed with the commission some timo
Earl Jory and Jesse Campbell re
turned Saturday from Weniitchec
where they registered nt tho govern
ment's land office to tnko a chance
on drawing a fine claim nt the open
ing of the Coville Indian reservation
in Washington. Annul 300,000 acres
aro to be thrown open to settlement
and the right to draw one of the claims I
was bv personally registering at c-
natchee mid the payment of a 2.") cent
fee. The drawing will he neiii .liny
27 and those who drnw claims worth
having will be given the privilege of
their right by tiling on lt0 acres ui
der the homestead laws.
Wednesday evening is the date set
for tho oncuinir of the bathing bench
when everybody in town is invited to
walk or ride across tne nrnige ami in
spect, the park and beach. The swim
ming contests offered by the Meyers
store will be one of the attractions of
the evening, besides a general program
that is now- under preparation by the
entertainment committee. Before the
contests, there will be an automobile
parade in the city, starting nt tne
Marion hotel at 0:4."i o'clock and end
ing at the beach. The committee in
charuo reouests all owners of nutos
who are at all interested in the bath
ing beach parade to meet at the Mar
ion hotel Wednesday evening at tl:4ii
o'clock and take part in the parade.
The canoe club will also do its share
in the evening's entertainment. This
will also be the first appearance of the
lull) bathing suits.
Sunday was a big day at the munic
ipal playgrounds in the Albert pasture.
Prom 10 o'clock in the morning until
dark the grounds were occupied with
groups of children playing and picnic
luirties. The dam is now about com
pleted, about 25 boys taking advantage
of the chaace to awiu and taking the
trolley slide into the wuter. Besides
Miss Schultz, Clinton Ostrander of the
V. M. C. A. will have charge of the
grounds in the afternoons. Just at
present there is need of a bath house
dr tim irirls and that a house may be
built without delay, the Kpaulding Log
cinir company gave .l worm or nimoer
this nioriiinv. This with the same
umnunt given bv Councilman Jones,
will be euouuh tor the house. A enr
pent4r or two is wanted on the grounds
tomorrow morning to give their servic
es in building the bath house. Miss
SchtilU announces that tomorrow af
ternoon the children will make aper
box I'll mil ure and donations of paper
boxes especially of the corset mix va
nety will be very
acceptable to the
Members ' of the Order of Sastern
Star will be entertained nt a Kensing
ton to be given Tuesday afternoon at
the home of Mrs. George II. Burnett,
.IK.'i North High street. Assisting will
be Mrs. J. C. Moreln-ml, Mrs. Loreim
Wise and M,rs. Elizabeth Shafer.
Word has" been received from Lieu
tenant Dana H. Allen that, he has been
assigned for duty with' the regular ar
my nnd that he' will. lie stationed at
Ft. Kosecrans near San Diego. It is
understood the army authorities are
takinu one officer fron each battalion
of the state militia and assigning them
for active service with tho regulars.
Tor the first time since the world
has been reading about the great mov
ing picture film, "Tho Birth of a Na
tion'', the people of Salem will have
an opportunity of seeing this famous
film at the opera, house this evening.
An orchestra of 30 pieces will accom
pany the show. In this picture, 1S.OO0
people were engaged, 3,000 horses were
used in the war scenes and the total
expense ia estimated nt $500,000.
After taking a ride of about 75 miles
including the districts around Dayton,
McMinnvillc and Salem, attorney (lien
Unruli is of the opinion that very lit
tle of the hay was nitneit uy tne re
cent rains. Cheat hay is in good condi
tion but. vetch and" clover hay was
darkened by the rain. He says grain
crops are in fine condition, that corn
in general is looking fair and that
manv prune orchards are so heavily
loaded with fruit that the brunches
Word was received today from Prof.i
Floriaii Von Kschen w'.ia accompanied
the body of his wife to Shelby. Iowa,
for burial, with the statement that the
long pHirnev was enrtcit ami tnni nur
ial took place at Shelby, Iowa, Sunday
Jul v 1". Since tne niiriai oi ms wuc.
Mr. Von Kschen had been attending
the bedside of his mother and also the
mother of Mrs. Von Kschen. A later
l.r announced the death of his
mother Tuesday the -'Otli and that the
mother of Mrs. on Ivsclien was verj
The Maccabee picnic held yesterday,
at the Blake farm is declared by those
who attended to have been one or
those joyous occasions that Happen
about once a year when everyone en
joys himself, herself and the children
'toil. Included in the sports of the day
were swimming contests in which Miss
Blake won first for- the ladies, and
Miss George, second. For the men, F.
J. A. Boehringer was declared the best
swimmer. Instead of everybody be-
nlil'u.cl -lo eat their own nome
dinner was served cafct-
The Salem Patriotic League and the
eitv committee appointed by -Mayor
White are putting Mrth special ef
forts todav in behalf of the dance to
be given on Conrt street tomorrow
evening during the band concert, the
proceeds to be sent to Comany M and
in the work if the city. The concert
as usual will begin at s o'clock and as
soon as the strains thereof reach Court
stret, the dancing will begin. Those
who enjoy good music and also like to
watch daucers. may have the pleasure
of doing so at" the smrW- time. The
dancers will be charged five cents a
dance and the committee in charge
hopes those who dunce will show their
patriotism by attending. Coiimn tick
ets good' for five dances will be sold
by several young folks who are work
ing with the committee.
Republicans Select Mexican
Conditions for Main Cam
New York) July 24. Chairman Will
cox of the Republican National com
mittee, is preparing to center his guns
on the Mexican situation. It was an
nounced today that at the invitation of
the committee, Senator Full of New
Mexico, will call at headquarters to
morrow and tell of the results of his
recent investigations along the Mex
Senator Full has innde a thorough
investigation of the alleged neglect of
militiamen and the failure of the ad
ministration to furnish proper supplies
and has also inquired into Bed Cress
Chairman Willcox spent Sunday
with the candidate and completed ar
rangements for his western trip. The
announcement of the itinerary is held
up pending the completion of arrange
ments with railroad officials. Minnn
npulis is the only new city to be
definitely announced as added to the
itinerary. On the night of August !)
Hughes will deliver speeches in both
St. Paul and Minneapolis. The num
ber of set speeches has been increased
from twelve to fifteen.-
Hughes is now- nt work on his west
ern speeches at BridgeTiampton and
will not eonie to New York on Wednes
day as he had planned, but will come
to town for a few hours on Thursday.
Next Monday he will be in New- York
to receive official notification of bis
nomination, and will remain here the
Among the callers nt the O. O. P.
headquarters today was Judge Edward
Kent of Arzona, who said: "The
Mexican mess will elect Hughes."
Boys Say Stories Are Lies.
Washington, July 24. Thirty thous
and'niilitianien on the border are liv
ing under excellent conditions and the
men themselves pronounce reports to
the contrary as falsehoods, General
Bliss today reported to the war de
partment after an inspection trip that
extended- to camps containing that
Explosive Experts to Examine
... Remnants of Bomb ,
San Frnneisco, July 24.. Police Cap
tain Matheson, in charge of the detail
of police assigned to run down the per
petrator of Saturday's bomb outrage.
has called in science to aid the police
Tomorrow explosive experts of the
Pinole Powder company will minutely
examine the remains of the bomb which
was exploded at Market and Steuirrt
6treets in an effort to identify the ex
It is hoped that, through this action,
a tangible clew may be obtained.
Matheson has sent a detailed descrip
tion of the suit case which contained
the bomb to"nll stores about the hay
,that carry suit cases in stock. It is
hoped that some store will be able to
identify it and furnish new clews.
Chicago is Aiding.
Chicago, July 24. Chief of Police
Healy today ordered a strict surveil
lance of all anarchists and persons who
have been seen in attendance at anarch
ist meetings here lately. Healy 's ac
tion was taken as a result of the Saiiiaml
Francisco explosion. A special "anarchy
squad" has been detailed to keep tab:
on Chicago's auarehists. Police believe
they may pick up some one here who i
will give them a hint on the San Fran-
, Cisco explosion. J
Determined to Put
An End to S
tnQ tO ullipinjj
El Paso, Texas. July 24. Determin-
ed to stop sniping before it costs the'slit" was in the left side of the ncnri
lire of a militiaman, mnirnry autnori- sairr ami reveniea snort wnne iigins
ties" were investigating today the ex-'which, in turn, gave a peep of er .
chanwe of shots between a patrol of j w ell, of pink tinted nature. !
Ninth Massachusetts infantrymen audi The beach is now looking like an nni
M!exican snipers east of El Paso last! mated barber-shop-pole. Dame Fashion i
night. Juarez otticinls are' co operat-
Eight aeroplanes for the army aero
squadron have arrived in the base
camp Columbus, N. M.
Militia Has A Skirmish
Brownsville, Texas, July 24. A skir
mish between soldiers of troop A, First
Illinois cavalry, and a small band of
Mexicans occurred here at .1 o'clock
this afternoon when Sentinel Harry
Warren, Chicago, was tired on. I he en-
tire troop iipmler t apt. .1. . .Mamies,;
was called out. After firing about 2n
shots at. the Mexicans, tne latter tied,
Xo one was hurt.
Cyclone Davis May
Lose Seat in Congress,,,
Pallas, Or., July 24. Congressman
McLeinore and Pauiel darrett, former
congressman, increased their lead over
Cvclone"' lavi in the race for tne
two congressmen at large nominations,
when revised figures were issued this
afternoon on Saturday's democratic
primaries. The count is:
(Sarrett T.i,i4."); McLeinore "2,'3.';
Culberson is slowly gaining in his
fit'ht for reiinmi nation to the Vuited
States senate. The last cnuut was;
O. It. Colquitt S4,S5S; Culberson 63,-
Toast That Tickles the Palate
Pan-Dandy makes wonderfully appetizing
toast that just rounds off a perfect breakfast.
Its delicious, melt-in-the-mouth flavor makes it one
the best appreciated items of the meal.
"Sr Pan-Dandy Bread "SS'
That's because Pan-Dandy is made right
mnde with the best flour that money can buy and with
pure tested milk. .
Yet this perfect bread costs no more than tbe
Try a loaf
Early Morning Fire In ;
West Salem Yesterday;
An early morning fire completely de- j
stroved the two-story dwelling in West j
Salem occupied by the l.iggttt family .
yesterday. Mrs. Liggett, her sister, and t
a baby were the only ones in the house i
at the time. They escaped by way of a '
window in their night clothes.
The family had just moved into the j
house, and had not arranged for a trans
fer from the insurance company, so it is
considered doubtful whether they will
be able to realize on an insurance policy
which they hold. Everything in the
house was burned, including all the fam
ily clothing and a purse containing
One of the women had been up sev
eral times in the night heating food for;
the baby, and it is thought that trie nre
originated in some manner from this
The building was owned by Chas.
Baker, of Salem, an employe of the
Spanldiug company, and was insured.
. Pays Tribute to Riley
Washington, July 21. President Wil
son today puid high tribute to the mem
ory -of James Whiteomb Kiley. Hoosier
poet. In a' -telegram to Henry Eitel of
Indianapolis, he wrote:
"May 1 not express to you my sincere
sorrow tit the death of James Whiteomb
Riley. With his departure a notable
figure pusses out of the nation's life;
a man who imparted joyful pleasure
and a thoughtful view of many things
that other men would have missed. I
am sure I am sneaking the feeling of
the whole country in expressing my own
sense of loss."
FUNERAL OF RAYMOND BLIVEN
The funeral services of Raymond
Bliven who was drowned Sunday after
noon in the Willamette near Lincoln,
will be held Wednesday morning at 10
o'clock from the chapel of Webb and
t 'lough. The services will be conduct
ed by the Hew Franklin M. Jasper, anil
burial will be in the Odd Fellows ceme
tery. Besides his parents, 5!r. and Mrs. M.
F. Bliven, he is survived by Miss Pearl
Bliven ami Ralph Bliven of No Perce,
Idaho; Clyde Bliven and Mrs. V. P.
Burnett of Salem; Howard Bliven of
Fairfield. Oregon, and Marion and Lil
lian Bliven living at the home four
a half miles from Salem on the
He was l-Syyears old last June,
, m .
U ICllJf D1UI1UC lliaiACd
Beach Habitues Sit Up
Atlnntiu City, X. J.. July 24. A pret-
epti'nnaV figure 'ami
j ty blonde, of exc
1 nerve, stunned nnd then pleased beach
j habitues today when she tripped merrily
j forth in a "slit" bathing suit. The
not content with broaM red stripes run
; lung up aim non n on sua miming suits, ,
, 1ms turned to much broader stripes run-
uing in spirals from neek to the hot torn
i of the skirt.
WILL SIGN BILL
Washington. July 24. Despite his
strong opposition to some new projects
in the measure. President Wilson will
sign the rivers nnd harbors bill appro-
j ,)riBting approxiniatelv J42.0O0.0OO.
j connection with his decision, the
prostideut today discussed rivers and',
mrborg ieiiinti01, wjtu Chairman Sam;
rgrKman uf tte nmlsif committee. The;
president indicated his belief that such
j appropriations should be so systema
tized as to eliminate "pork."
Everett McDonald, the boy who es-,
aped Saturday morning from the Ore-,
I gon State training school enjoveil but
j ievr lollr ot- iitorty as he was cap-,
tllI.0,j Saturday evening about rt'
; oyi0,.,, eHr the penitentiary. He is n
Texas boy, sent bete from Oregon
Citv about two month aso. I
079: S. P. Brooks 00.37 1.
The ovte on submission of state
wide prohibition at a special election
stood: for llii.7ol; awiust 11:1,1:1.1.
Weddine Invitations. Announcements
land Cal'ing Cards Printed at the Jour-1
nal Job Department. y I
for yourself today all groceis
Latest Methodi Arc
Found Only At
Phone 724. Salem, Ore
When In SALEM, OBEGON, ttof V
Free and Private Batha
RATEB: 75c, $1.00, $1.50 FEB DAT
The only hotel in the business diitrii.
Nearest to all Depots. Theatres aid
A Home Away From Home.
T. O. BLIGH, Prop.
Both Phones. Free Auto Boa.
Does the Sun Hurt
Your Eyes ?
Do you squint? Do .you
pull your hat brim down,
over your eyes in a vain ef
fort to shield them?
Then you are in need of
Dronerlv fitted classes such
, as we supply. We have the
experience and tne equip-
! ment, and satisfaction goes .
'. with every pair,
Miss. A. McCullocb,
291 N. Commercial
Hours 0 to 6.
St., Ground Floor
The Korean Restaurant
is now opened in our new loca
tion at 110 1-2 Com! street.
Everything new and clean. All
kinds of Chinese and Spanish
dishes. Pay us a visit.
NEWPORT-NYE BEACH I
Automobile Passenger and Bag-
Furnished Tents and Cottages.
L. D. PICKENS, Box 274
Cart of any kind for any rlae
at any time.
Office, BUgh Hotel