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MRS. CORNELIUS VANDERBILT AIDS
Grand Box Office Phone is 348
Call up and use this line of conversation:
"Reserve me two seats for
"I hear it is the best home-talent show ever pulled
off in Salem."
GUARDSMEN'S WIVES, LEFT IN WANT
THE DAILY CAPITAL JOURNAL, SALEM, OREGON. FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 1916.
Believe Me !
The man who whispers down a well
About the things he has to sell,
Don't make as many shining DOLLARS
AS the man who climbs a tree and HOLLERS.
Have you a ROOM, a HOUSE, or FLAT for Rent?
Are you looking for BUYERS for VACANT LOTS, or
other REAL ESTATE?
Do you wish to dispose of your CAR, or any one of
a hundred things that might be named
Then, keep away from the WELL shin up the tall
tree of PUBLICITY, and make a loud outcry '
- through the CLASSIFIED columns of The
ADVERTISE -AND AGAIN WE SAY UNTO YOU-ADVERTISE.
I hfflW " ' "ME3. COENEL1US VANDERBILT
rep? V CT A
JUDGE CHAM6LRS HAIL HIIS1EAT
(ConUnued From Pago One.) (OoBtlpqea from page one.) 9TF1MPP TllRPrlinFn
CIRRUS MAY HAVE
States board of mediation and concilia'
Scare Greater Than Facts.
Following receipt of a telegraphic re
quest from both sides for the services
of the United States board of media
tion and conciliation, in the matter of
the dispute between the switcnmen's
union and the railroads, Commissioner
Chambers today dispatched Assistant
Commissioner Hangar to New York.
"I am inclined to thine the scare
been killed. At Melville four build
ings were wrecked bv the wind and one
woman injured.' Fifty horses were kill
ed near Aneta. A Bmall cyclone cut a
path through Grand Forks.
Many pathetic scenes have boen wit
noBsed in New York since the national
guardsmen have been called to protect
United States territory on the Mexican
oordor. The condition soon attracted
tho attention of Mrs. Cornelius Vandcr
bilt, who iinemdiately took charge of
tho relief work of the wives and chil
dren left behind. She has been nsatst
ed bv Mrs. M. B. Stanton, sister of Uni
ted States Senator O 'Gorman. One of
the most pathetic and urgent cases of
distress which have come for relief to
the Seventy-first regiment armory is
that of a mother 21 years old with four
children. This guardsman's wife, who
was married when she woe 15 and he
16, has been trying to work during the
day ior a few weeks, leaving her four
babies, the oldest four years old and the
youngest seven months, with the juui'
Oregon Boys Now
Nearer the Ocean
Headquarters of Oregon National
Guard, Imperial Beach, Cat., Aug. 4.
"With the mipletion today of the mov
ing activities of headquarters, trans
ferred from Palm City, five miles in
land, to the beach, the Oregon militia
men are no longer compelled to march
eight miles for the daily Burf baths.
The hot weather of the past few days
made the ocean breezes a welcome ad
junct to camp life, and the new beach
camo is a decided success.
Even the mascots rejoice in ' the
change, and "Uncle Sam", the woe
goat mascot of one or tne machine gun
companies, born on July 4, frisks on
the sands in glee.
(Continued from Page 1.)
adjournment of congress expected by
Septembr 1. Vice President Marshall
is counted to do effective stumping.
Probably ho will be requisitioned for
most of the "heavy work."
The democrats will mati'h progres
sives against progressives sent out by
the G. O. P. stumpers. Todny the re
publicans announced as the newest ad
dition to the Hughes ranks Raymond
Robins, who was chairman of the pro
eressivo national convention ad who, it
I was said, had up to yesterday been list
ed bv the democrats as a nicmDer oi
their campaign committee.
METRO DAY COMING
AT OREGON THEATRE
j11 XiSL IBM
IF ITS EMPTY
ad will do the job. It
only coMts Ic a word,
and you can't worry
for that amount
Just Phone 81
"The Purple Lady," a high class
five part comedy, in which Ralph
Herz. the well known comedian, is
starred, and Irene Howley is featured,
will bo shown here at the Oregon, Bun
day and Monday. This will be Metro
day at this theatre and Metro means
quality. "The I'ufiile l.auy" is a pic
tnrization of the successful play of the
same name, by Sydney Kosenfeld, and
promises to be one of the best feature
comedy dramas of the season.
Aside from the many laughs provided
in the feature there are thrills aplenty,
and an absorbing detective story teem
ine with interest. Mr. Herz and Miss
Howley are surrounded by an exception
ally Btrong cast, including Alan Hale,
Howard Trucsdell, Ueorge Fauncefote,
Guido Colucci, Gretchen Hartman, Mrs.
William Bechtel and , Cora Williams.
There are many scenes of interest in
this production, including situations
staged at Coney Island, during a holi
day celebration, and scenes photograph
ed in a famous restaurant on Broadway.
The picture is full of big auprises and
"Say, Jim, why do they eall the fel
lers thit drives the autos, ahoverst"
"I guess it's because the folks what
has 'em wants to be in the push."
"Wedding Invitations, Announceraeati
and Calling Cards Printed at the Jour
nal Job Department.
Many Buildings Wrecked.
St. Paul, Minn., Aug. 4. Buildings
were wrecked and blows across railway
trucks and crop 'damage conservatively
estimated at more than a million dollars
resulted from a tornado in northern
about the situation at present is greater Minnesota and southern Canada early
than the actual facts," Chambers said today.
before going into the White House. "I The district about Crookston, Minn.,
believe the situation is going to work was heaviest hit. It is believed no liveB
out satisfactorily." were lost.
The senate interstate commerce com- Beports from Carlyle, Sask., to Win
mittee and the United States chamber ninee. declared one hundred sauare
of commerce applied themselves today miles of grain territory in that vicln-
to consideration ot a metnoa to pre- ity was laid waste by hail. The loss
vent the threatened strike,
The chamber wants the senate com
mittee to give it a hearing. It probab
ly will be granted. Arbitration by the
interstate commerce commission will be
urged by the chamber.
to growing wheat was serious,
wrecked by the wind near Crookston.
wrecked by the wind nea rCrookston.
Standing grain in the fields was driven
into the ground by hail and rain.
Great Northern paxsenger train No. 8,
farm onto the tracks. Ihe engineer
discovered it just in time to slacken
speed and prevent a disastrous wreck..
Orennized with Senator Nowlands at struck a barn blown irom the etate
its head, the special investigating com
mittee within a few days is expected
to summon leading labor leaders and
railway magnates for a hearing.
Cannot Force Either Bide.
The railroads and the Nationnl Cham
ber of Comenirce had requested an in
vestigation of the whole wage Bubject.
The brotherhoods opposed this on the
ground that the strike was purely a
matter between themselves and the road
Champion Loses Crop,
Winnipeg, Man., Aug. 4. The crops
of Beager Wheeler, -world's hampion
wheat grower, were destroyed in the
terrmc Hailstorm at
Between 80 and 100 Missing
Liner Victim of
London, Aug. 4. Between 80 and 100
persons are missing and many have
perished in the sinking of the Italian
mail steamer Letimbro by a submarine
in the Mediterranean. Included among
those unaccounted for are many wo
men and children.
Dispatches received here today said
that only three bost louds of survivors
have been landed thus fur, two at Myra
cune and one at Malta.
Survivors declared that a panic en
sued during the lowering of the boat
when the submarine, overhauling th
steamer after a short chase began shell
ing her at close range. A number of
passengers and crow are reported to
have been killed and wounded by shell
The Letimbro is tho first large pas
senger liner sunk by a submarine in
"Is Priscilla Fleming going to piny 'Knee-ran?"
"Is Estelln Wilson the 'Cherry Queen," going to piny 'Peep-Bet' "
"Is Wilard Hull going to play 'Pish-Tushl"
"Then reserve me four seats."
"Will my children at 10 cents have to fit in thu gallery!"
"Whv, no; they sit with yon."
"Oh, "if that's the -case, reserve me six seats."
"What are your priccsj"
"Reserved seats, 33 cents and 50 cents. General admission, 25 cents.
Children under 12 years, 10 cents.
Bring the kids, they will luugh a plenty and it will be in the line of
education for them.
Gathering Last Night So En
joyable It Will Perhaps
The Cherriuns are o well pleased
with the response of the citizens in at
tending their pienie dinner and dance,
and also, with the evident good time
had by all, that it is probable another
dance witn tne wneei oi iwnuuo uuu
t drink stands will be given next
The net receipts of the evening ap-
nroximatc 175 and of this amount,
about tlOO was received from the jit
The weatner man lavoreu me tiicr
rians this time. Also the moon,
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MULE LIKES CHICKEN
LaHiibern, Cal., Aug. 4 ' ' For
Sale One h..inlsomo three-year-old
well disposed, affectionate
mule iiu'lined to be carniver
ous. Can be pastured anywhere
but in a chicken yard."
Claude Ridgoway, of I.nlla
bera, wants to sell this mule be
cause it eats chicken. In the
niiilst of tho excessive heat spell
early in the week, Kidgcway's
mule devoured a half dozen
chickens within 50 feet of a suc
culent stack of hay.
the serving of the Vicnic lunen, tno
Cherriuns gave an exhibition drill. But
the young folia were coming in Dy tne
hundreds for the dance and as soon as
convenient, the Cherrian band started
the music for the dances.
King Bing Deckcbach was tne of
ficial announcer for the dance while M.
L. Meyers sold tke jitney ticket dances
at the bargain price of live for a quar
Billy Lerchen's bar, reminiscent of
the old Cberringo days, did a rushing
business, as well as the stand of Wm.
McGilchrist, Jr., who was costumed and
painted according to the true south.
The wheel of fortune run by Fred S.
Bynon was on the square, notwithstand
ing the fact that prizcB were fow and
The funds netted will be placed in
the strong box of the Cherriuns to be
used in paying the expenses ot the Cher
rian band to Marshfield August 25. In
fact the entire evening was so satisfac
tory to those enjoying as well as those
of the Cherrians working that it may
be repealed one or two times before the ;
day of the great Coos Bay excursion.
Fribourg, Switzerland, Aug. 4. Path
er Lovis Theissvliug, a Hollander, ha-J
been eleotod head of the Dominicans
sought to break them, now vainly strivo
to buck 100 pouuds of "pack" which
has been strapped securely to their
backs. The bucking performance ban
become a daily exercise, while militia-
After men, stand aside and smile, watching
the "bronka" break themselves. Bi-
teen have already succeeded, and aro
doing useful service. -
The world loves to remember tho
just after they are dead and out of
Widows are successful in handling
men because they know exactly what
not to do.
only did the committee take the from the hail and wind,
rs' side of this question but it re every window in the town
workers' side of this question but it re every window in the town facing west,
fused a request by the chamber of com- was smashed. Windows of passenger
merce for hearings on the subject. I trains facing the side of the storm were
A vote was not taken, but an in- also smashed in. 1
formal canvass of the committee show-)
ed the members apparently unanimous
that congress has not power to enforce
arbitration, unless both roads and men
desire it. It was further agreed that
the committee at present has no inclina
tion to mix in the struggle.
The resolution tabled was one intro
duced June 22 by Senator Newlands at
Kosthert, oask., I mnnths. Khn wn nrtAr.ked hv
last night, it was learned today. Mil- one of tne f icct of Austro-Germuu sub-
hons of dollars damage to the North mCisibles which has displayed great ac
Saskatchewan wheat fields resulted tivity in the Mediterranean within the
U kn;i n, I.. .1 A T)., linn tmttmt J .
Put Your Name On
Your Mail . Box
There is a postal law requiring on
every rural delivery mail box, the
TinmA tt thp nwnpr Itt tha Vinv and till
the request of the cnamner or ton- number. On several of the rural
merce of the United States directing route, tnj8 law has not been complied
the interstate commerce commission to v-lt aB iong M tj,e rPgUiar lura)
investigate and as soon as practicable to 1 fflaij Ben were on the job an(1 were
report to congress regarding the wages woll acquainted w;th everybody, it
and hours of service of each class of
At today's meeting, a letter from the
chamber of commerce of the United
States requesting a hearing upon this
resolution and a letter from the railroad
brotherhoods, opposing it, were con
sidered. Senator Newlands said the committee
deemed it inadvisable to add to the
present t'utie of the interstate com
MONKEY WITH A JAG.
New York, Aug. 4. A pet
monkey, a quart of whiskey and
plenty of room aboard ship were
elements in two wild days on .
the United Fruit liner Almir
ante. The monkey got a horrible
jag, monkeyed with the wire
less, tried to pull the rigging
down and wasn't captured until
he got to the delerium tremens
made but little difference.
But when the vacation periods came
on and an occasional rural mail carrier
was taking a few days off for go'od
cause, the trouble bejan, as the sub
stitute could deliver only according to
names on the boxes.
Several complaints of nondelivery
past few days.
Oregon Boys Have
"Let-er-Buch" Round Up
Headquarters Oregon National Guard,
Calexico, Cal., Aug. 4. The lust militia
contingent from Oregon to arrive in
camp is today learning what war is and
despite vociferous protests, the recruits
go abuut ull duy with loads of more
than 100 pounds on their backs. The
contingent consisted of. mules, not
Sixty unbroken mules after throwing
most of the "cow punchers" who
uuu i in i u ava
By John B. O'Brien.
A Stirring Photoplay of
Self Sacrifice and Iteward.
In a Class Separate
Does Not Affect Us.
Washington, Aug. 4. Judging from
the reports ef the survivors, the United j
States has no immediate Interest in the ,
shelling and sinking of the Italian mail
steamer Letimbro by a submarine, stute
department officials said toduy. There i
were no Americans reported aboard an it
the vessel was said to have been at
tempting to escape.
American consuls near the ccne of
the disaster will make inquiries, how
ever, to determine whether any Ameri
cans were among tho crew of passengers.
of mail came in to Postmaster Huck
estein, and on investigation it was
learned that the complaints cuine from
those not having their names on
boxes, or even a number.
When a man gets the right brand of
religion his horso soon discovers it.
TODAY and SATURDAY
Matinees 2::J0 Nights 7 :;J0 and 9:00
A SENSATIONAL HIT
THE TINGLING MUSICAL FARCE
Prices Matinees 10c; Nights 25c
NOT A MOVING PICTURE
WM. S. H ART
(STAR IN HELL'S HINGES and "THE ARYAN"
"THE PRIMAL LURE"
A Powerful Drama of the North
VAUDEVILLE DEGON TRIO NOVETY ACT
No Raise in Prices . OREGON Yes we have a Keystone Too