Daily capital journal. (Salem, Or.) 1903-1919, August 12, 1916, Magazine Section, Image 10

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1,200 American Boys
.. Gather at Plum Island for
Military Training Camp
. (Ry United I'rois.)
l'him llnl. N. Y., Aug. 12. Twelve
hundred school boys from 'nil iivit tlu
United States iti'lii'(l cnuip hero today
to li'arn how to be soldiers no Ciey oil
help Uncle Sam in case of troublo whn
they grow
None of (ho hoys in loss thn:i 15 nor
more than IS y.ws ohl. Thoy are gath
ered from tlio combined soholrship of
morn than .'toil boys' schools ami uro un
der tlio immediate direction of Colonel
And row Horo of tlio ('oust Artillrry
Camp ('oninutiiilniit. Thoy oomo from so
far away us Charleston, S. C; Jackson
JSprings, H. C'.; Cleveland, Ohio, and
Kansas City, Mo.
Tho Idea of training these boys ns
youiiK moil are being tuiiiicd at Units
liurg it mi olhor preparedness camps all
over tho country, is that of Or. Samuel
H. Drury, llcudmnstcr of St. Paul's
ro.hool for boys. A partial lint of tho
' w.linols represented follows: Moulelnir
high, A ii ili i v.'r, Noble & Oreonoiigh, Hus
ton l.ntin, le Witt Clinton high, St.
I ark 's iiraib'iny, Newton high. Now Ion.
Conn.: Middlesex school, Concord;
Choat school. Krnsnius high. Hill
whool Townsond Harris high. St.
George's, Hoys' high, Brooklyn; (Iroton.
Itrown & Nichols, Morristown high,
Kirhmond Hill high, Woslfiold high.
Weston high. Hrooton high, P'ooklino
liich, Fitchburg hiiih, Kattford hijjh,
Kntoaah liiu'h, Milton nendomy. Smv
VPKnnt high, I.onox hih, Manual Train
Snp hinh, Hrooklyn; Now Roihollo hlh.
Trinity, Yonkors hih. Hotchkiss, Stam
ford hi;li. Stone xohool. I.nuronoovillo,
Kichols, Buffalo: Kidijofiold hih, Wil
mington hitfh, Virginia Military Insti
tute, Charleston high, and Cleveland
Vw persons on roli.e on first view
of the Grand Canyon that it is more
than a mile deep and from K to 10
milea wide. The cliffs descendinu to
ita depth form ft succession of htiRc
Jeps. each 3(l to (100 foot hitfh. with
tecp rocky slopes between. The cliffs
are the edjtes of hard beds of limestone
or aandstone; the intervening slopes
mark the outcrops of softer beds. This
aeries of ldn l more than MOO foot
thick, and the bods lie nearly horizon
tal. Far down In the canyon Is a
broad shelf raused by the hard sand
atone at the base of this series, deeply
trenched br a narrow inner canyon cut
thousand feet or more Into the under
lyh(j "granite." The rocks vary in
olnr from white and buff to red and
lle green. They present a marvelous
variety of picturesque forma, mostly on
titanic wale, fashioned mainly by
erosiin by runuinu water, th aitent
which has eioavalco! the canyon. (V.
a Geological Survey.)
Journal Want Ads Oet Bsulta You
Want Try on aad aea.
Knglish blue rass is n very valuable
hay iiiul also makes a gnml pasture
Kriiss. In nearly nil the northern states
it is being grown more extensively
than in .yon I'M gone by. Kuglish blue
grass can he used to advantage where
permanent pasture is desired, it he-
ling sowed, however, with other grassi
mixtures is better Hum where sown I
n lone.
I This vacietv is n verv valimlilo grass
to sow on wet nnd moist lauds, as its
tondeiuy is to grow up very rapidly
and in this way keeps down coarser
grass ami weeds which otherwise would
grow and be of comparatively little val
ue for pasture or for hay. This grass
will thrive and grow in wet places ov
en where the cattle have trampled it
down. t
In time it forms n good sod and is
not easily killed out like other similar
grasses such as some .if tiie clovers and
Kentucky blue grass.
The Kentucky blue grass will grow
well on some meadow bind but its ton
deiuy is to full over if intended for
hay, and if pastured the laud soon be
comes weedy nnd the blue grass is only
seen in bunches here nnd there nbout
the meadow. Knglisli blue grass, or ns
some cull it, "Meadow rescue, is,
particularly adaptable to heavy, clayey!
We usually sow this grass in the full,
sometime during the latter part of Au
gust or in September, and without u
nurse crop. We liuve also sown this
urns in the sorinir with good results.
A good seed bod. one that is fine
and firm, is necessary for the proper
germination of this n well ns other
kind of grass seed sown.
The seed can be snwn broadcast and
covered with a harrow but I believe it
is much bettor to drill it iu covering
iust a trifle more lighllv nnd drilling
about twenty pounds of seed to tho
acre is .just about right for a nice stund
This 'gruss does not yield ns much
hay as timothy, but when established
the meadow will live longer and It can
be grown on land where timothy will
not thrive. Farm Life.
Tho Colorado potato beetle has ap
pear e,l in portions of F.aatera Oregon,
and growers throughout the State
should be on the lookout for thia most
serious of all potato pests. It will be
rendiW recognized by Ita characteris
tic markings and oval ahape. It is
controlled bv arsenical apraya. cither
dust or liquid. Those wno note ibis
insect pest on tlieir potato crol may
i..rn full nnrticulars of control meas
ures by writing A. U I-ovett, acting
entomologist of tne v. jv. v. .i'e
mout Station, Corvnllis. Oregon.
Kansas City, Mo.. Aug. 11. TTnrry
Niles, voars ago an American league
star and an old timer in the American
association probably will join the
Blue this afternoon. He'll worlc In
the outfield until Letlvelt quit the
first sacking job.
Woman's Party Organized
and Ready for Battle
(By United Pross.)
Colorado Springs, Colo., Aug. 12.
Tlieir new political party organized and
a plan ready to force passage of the con
Htitutionul suffrage amendment, the
Woman's party, representing 12 suf
frage states and claiming to control
4,000,001) votes, Blurted its third and
last day's sessiou today.
Today's business is largely supple
mentary to that already transacted.
Conferences were the keynote of the
program. Throe of them were to be
held: the first u general conference on
the coming campaign to be carried ou
by women, the second a conference of
state chairmen on campaign plans nnd
tho third a conference of nutionnl or
gani.ers o uorgnni.ation plans.
State chairmen are: Mrs. Frances Ax
lel, Washington; Mrs. Dim Casement,
Kansas; Mrs. Margaret Zaue Cherdrou,
I'tah; Mrs. Bertha Fowler, Colorado;
Mrs. C. S. Haire, Montunn; Miss ttnil
l.nughlin, California; Mrs. Florence
Manion, Oregon: Miss Ann Martin,
Nevada; Mrs. Robert A. Morton, Wvom-
ing; Mrs. Bertram Sippy, Illinois, and
Mrs. Frederick Walker, Idaho.
National organizers are: Miss Vir
ginia .1. Arnold, Miss Agnes F. Cump
bell. Miss Mnrv (iertrudo Fcndall, Miss
Alice B, Henkle, Miss Elsie Hill, Miss
Vivian Fierce. Miss Jane Pincua, Miss
Margery Uibsou, Miss Clara Louise
Rowa, Miss Doris Stevens, Miss K. St.
Claire Thompson, Miss Mabel Vernon
und Miss Margaret Fay Whittemore.
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Two Is Company.
After saying his prayers at night the
seven-year-old son of pnrcuts in Larch-
inoiit announced tnat lie was ao tired
of the kind of life he was compelled
to lend that he believed there was noth
ing for him to do but run away. The
father considered the matter thought
fully and then said;
" tieorge, if that is the way you feel
there is money in my purse here. You
may take it all."
The boy packed lis grip, got to the
front door, came back on the ground
of having forgotten his toothbrush, and
went upstairs again. Tho parents were
much disturbed to know what he would
do. He oioued the front door, went
out on tho veranda, and all was silent.
The father and mother looked at each
other but thought the course they had
adopted the best, and hence did not
make a move.
After 15 minutes of intense anxiety
the door opened and a boy's voice call
ed out; "Say, dad, if I'm going away
alone. I'd better take mother along,
don't you think t '"New York Times.
Why th Journal Is popular
it prints tit world' news to-
Her Hat Will Be Purple
Velvet Just Because
Fashion Show Says So
Chicago, Aug. 12. Her hat will be
purple velvet. Fashion dictators at
today's session of the Chicago Garment
Manufacturers' Fall Style show at Bis
inarck said so today,.
If it isn't purple velvet it will be
brown velvet, or black velvet. There
will be a great deal of velvet in wo
men's hats this fall, especially for the
Women's fall wearing apparel con
tinued the center of attraction today
for Chicago visitors attending the
Not the least of this show was the
display of hats. The purple ones
seemed to nttract the most attention,
probnbly because the wholesalers had
whispered that "women will like the
purple ones," and "they're all the
rage,'' and a few other well directed
remarks that make "thia year's styles"
always the prettiest.
After the purple velvets, buyers plan
ned to take home with them for their
trade brown velvets, black velvets and
a lot of chic, wide brimmed, white
hats with a bright colored crown and a
narrow ribbon to match the crown, on
the brim.
The sport hat this fall Is a floppy
felt affair with not much of anything
on it but a band.
"They'll take, though," wholesalers
The tunnel was dark, the tunnel was
And the lights had all gone out.
The temptatiou was assuredly strong
I Of that there could be uo tlouDt,
She was sitting Dy me, a portly miss
Of thirty summers, or less;
When a notion struck me that I would
That vision of loveliness!
Though the risk was great, I thought
it worth while,
For I was full of romance,
And to steal a kiss iu a furtive style
The pleasure could but enhancet
So when we had come to the darkest
I gave her a silent smack,
When I dido 't expect if b!es my
If she didn't kiss me back!
We gased at each other in shy sur
prise, When from the tunnel we sped,
The other passengers must have got
For our cheeks were burning red.
At the same depot we left the train,
When I lost my charmer fair,
I thought I should never see her again,
For which I didn't much care,
But. when I got home, there was the
And she gave me such a look,
"Who is that, mothert" I asked. She
Why, Bobby, that's our new cook! "
New York Times,
A couple of decades hence, should
there be any pedestrians left to dodge
automobiles, they will no doubt have a
string of eyes ail arouna their heads.
What has become of the old-fashioned
woman who used to start grinding cof
fee nt three-thirty n. m.t
We have looked in vain for the old
gentleman with the goat whiskers, who
used to eat peppermints iu cuureu.
A dog is known by the fights he's
been iu.
What's become of the old-fashioned
man that used to polish his shoes with
stove blacking just beforo church on
Sunday morningf
Keep your creuit. goon wnn your
grocer he also sells gasoline.
What's going to become of the livery
stable loafer? There's no room for him
in the garages.
A gallon in the tank beats two in the
A writer of an article on how to avoid
hurry and worry advises us never to
stnrt a second task till we have finish
ed the first. Very helpful to the farm
er's wife with six children, for in
stance! A huge part of the heartache and dis
appointment connected with parenthood
comes from regarding a child not as an
individual with n right to live his own
life, make his mistakes and profit by
them, but as a choice personal posses
sion, whose chief duty is to "reflect
credit" on his parents.
Services done out of a hard sense of
duty are not likely to benefit either
the giver or the receiver, Farm Life.
Astoria Annual Regatta
and "Home-Coming Week"
Astoria, Ore.. Aug. 12. (Special)
The dats of Astoria's big annual water
and carnival event have been set for
wptembor 1. 2, 3, 4, lfllfi. This year
the Regatta euters on its twenty-first
anniversary, and its promoters are pre
paring to celebrate ite arrival at ma
jority with more than ordinary viva
city.' in addition to the annual champion
ship speed boat races of the Pacific
International Power Boat association,
and races for fishing boats (both power
and sail), there will be numerous aqua
tic and land sports, a splendid military
spectacle "The Battle of San Juan
Hill" participated in by the regulars
of the United States army, and veterans
from the camps of the Spanish-American
war veterans, and numerous social
A new and distinguished feature of
the week will be the "Home-coming"
of former residents of Astoria and vi
cinity, to whom invitations are being
sent far and wide. In this connection
Chairman F. C. Hartley states that he
will be grateful for the names and ad
dresses of such former residents, mail-
.edto his office. 11th and Pnane streets.
Astoria, to whom formal invitations
will be sent; but especially states that
all former Astorians who may see this
notice will please consider themselves
and families invited.
Extensive plans are forming for the
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111 n -vv, I W v - -r.
The Duke of Devonshire, who was re-;ada. is one of England's wealthiest and
cently named to succeed the Duke of ' mf M1"" AT"- .Th d.uch
' is a daughter of the Marquis of Lands
Counaught as governor general of Ctui-ldowne.
" Admiral's and Queen's Ball," Friday,
night, September 1. which it is proposed
i to make the "most brilliant social ev-
feat ever (jin in the Columbia basin,"
Sixth and Everett streets, Port
land. Ore., 4 blocks from Union
Station. Under new manage
ment. All rooms newly deco
ra ted.
Sates: 50c, 73c, $1, $1.50 per day
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summer, notify
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