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Editorial Page of "The Capital Journal"
September 2N. Hi HI.
CHARLES H FISBES,
Editor and Manager.
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way we can determine whether or not tho curriers arc following instructions,
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messenger if the currier hus missed you.
DR. LYMAN ABBOTT'S DREAM
In making his report as chairman of the board of
directors of the Southern Pacific recently Chairman
Kruttschnitt said the company would bring suit to test
the question as to whether his company had the right to
sell the timber from the forfeited Oregon-California rail
road lands, so long as the lands could be sold after the
timber was removed, at $2.50 per acre. He said he hoped
the supreme court would pass on this in its decision in
the case now before it, the appeal from Judge Wolver
ton's decision that the road had only a $2.50 interest in
the lands. Mr. Kruttschnitt claims that under the
supreme court decision the United States cannot con
fiscate its lands, and that under this decision the South
ern Pacific owns the lands and can hold them so long as
it desires to, the only condition qualifying its ownership
in fee simple, being that if it should ever sell the lands
it must follow the directions of the granting act and dis
pose of them in quantities not greater than 160 acres to
one person and at a price not exceeding $2.50 per acre
t rom Mr. Kruttschnitt s statement it would appear that
fthe settlement ot this land grant question is in the re
mote luture. It is quite probable at least that it will be
some years before the irreducible school fund gets
swelled up over its income from that source.
Henry Ford says that the eight-hour day has been the
rule in his shops for three years and that his company
has made more money since adopting it. He says it will
help business to make the eight hour day general, and
that those who oppose it do not understand their busi
ness. Speaking of the tariff this same hardheaded busi
nessman says : "I want to say that it is nothing but a hot
house remedy. It may make business sprout for a little
while but its effect is artificial and it never can produce
a hardy business plant." Ford was not talking politics
but business, and from a business standpoint.
THE TATTLER J
People with all sorts of taste, and
even with no taste at all, declare the
fair a great success.
All Salem went to the fair yesterday.'
Even those who had decided not to go
couldn't resist the weather.
Dr. Lyman Abbott tells in the Outlook what he would
have done had he been president instead of Mr. Wilson.
For one thing he would have picked, so he says, "a lot of
advisors who placed duty ahead of safety or anything
else. He would have invited men as counsellors who
would advise him how to fulfill the nations obligations,
never how to escape them. At the beginning of the war
he would have told Germany that if she violated the neu
trality of Belgium she would alienate all the sympathies
nf thp. American neonle at the outset of the war." Some
of our strongly republican exchanges while criticising
President Wilson for sending so many notes, applaud
this latter senumeni oi ui auuuu.. tvuum wc icuiug
of Germany by "President" Abbott have had any more
piTpH- nn that country than sending her a note? As a
matter of fact how could Mr. Abbott have communicated
with Germany other than by sending her a note contain
in his hunch? As for his surrounding himself with the
angelic crew the good doctor dreams oi it is a saie uei
that he would have if he had undertaken to assemble an
assortment of the kind he dreams of, have had a bunch
no one of whom would have agreed with any other.
Henry Ford made such a selection and inside of a week
most of them were not on speaking terms with each other.
The doctors insinuation that President Wilson had
gathered as his advisors men who would advise him how
to avoid the nation's obligations is unworthy of him, be
cause, it is absolutely false, He was indulging in a day
dream "where every prospect pleases," but he overlooked
the fact that "only man is vile." He would control men
and situations by appealing to men's more noble ideals,
but how much effect would such appeals have had on
Germany, England or any other of the nations now at
each other's throats? If his appeals had not been heeded
what would he have done? Sent word again to the
kaiser that the Americans were real mad because he had
violated Belgium's neutrality? And if the kaiser per
sisted in his course, what then?
The Southern Pacific reports an increased net income
for the year of fifty per cent. At the same time Mr.
Kruttschnitt of its board of directors says that if the
Brotherhoods demands are granted the road will have to
have still higher rates. When a big corporation kills a
fat polled Angus beef critter it always generously do
thp burns to the poor and needy. To meet an in
creased cost of say a million it would consider itself I Habit is a great, and an unexplainable thing. Monday
harshlv treated if it was not permitted to take twenty .'the weather bureau predicted fair weather, and every old
Judge Langguth has discovered a new jag cure, it
being nothing more rare or costly than just buttermilk.
The judge says all one has to do is to drink enough of it
and the desire for whiskey will vanish. Without disput
ing "his honor," we venture the assertion that the cure
will not work unless the drinker swallow so much that he
can't hold the booze. On the principle that two bodies
cannot occupy the same space at the same time it might
Mr. Jason C. Moore who has undertaken the produc
tion of potash from the waters of Abert and Summer
lakes in eastern Oregon announces that he will soon be
gin development work. This may be true: but Mr. Moore
has cried "wolf" so many times that most folks will con
sider the work started when the products are on the
French officials claim that since the Somme drive be
gan the French have taken 70 square miles of territory
and thirty thousand prisoners. The drive started July
first so that the land recovered has been at the rate of
about a square mile a day. The cost in money, not count
ing that in human lives, makes it an exceedingly high
priced piece of land.
The prophesier of ruin was feeling
pretty well discouraged this morning.
Yesterday wus a hard day for him.
Some genuine aristocracy is shelter
ed in the stock bams. Blood and breed
ing doesn't make for beauty in all
The weariest man oji the fair grounds
last night became so by merely follow
ing a fruil little woman during'the day.
And after they got home the .mail, wlio !
is big and strong, dragged himself to
bed and the woman did up the break-,
8 Fast Trains to Portland
I OfitCON I
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I RAtOJMY I
'Trains stop in the heart of town"
Home folks go to the fair just to
watch other folks, and they see it migh
ty good show.
Wise parents, when they lose little!
Henry on the grounds, go right over to)
the pony barn and find bim. I
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uiaic iiuuic news
Dates for hearings have been set by I
I lie public service eoaimissiou as fol-1
lows: October 11, application of the j
Southern Pacific for a rule of 15 cents
on sugar from Grants Pass to Portland:
October .12, application for extension of
train service from Cottage Grove to'
Drnin; October Hi, application for a'
physical connectlion between the sys
tems of tho Pacific Telephone & Tele-1
graph company and the Home Tele- j
phoue company, Portland; October '20,
application for physical connection be-!
twoen the systems of the Pacific Tele
phone & Telegraph company and the
Tillamook County Mutual company, at
LEAVE SALEM .
7:15 A. M. Portland Local.
9 :45 A. M. Portland Limited.
11:20 A. M. Portland Local.
1:50 P. M." Portland Local.
3:30 P. M. Except Saturday Woodburn Local.
4:00 P. M. Daily Portland Limited.
5:00 P. M. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Satur
day. Fast Special, only for West Woodburn
(5:30), Woodburn (5:38), Donald (5:38), Tual
atin (6:00, connecting with Local Portland
train), Garden Home (6:20, connecting for For
est Grove and intermediate points), and Port
land (Jefferson Street 6:40, North Bank Sta
5:30 P. M. Daily Portland Local.
7:55 P. M. Daily Portland Local.
10:00 P. M. Thursday (after evening concert)
Special Portland Local, except Woodburn. Con
nection at Garden Home for Forest Grove Local.
1:55 A. M. Eugene Owl. Local stops, except Cor
vallis. 8:35 A. M. Eugene Local.
10:10 A. M. Eugene Limited.
12:55 P. M. Corvallis Local.
4:15 P. M. Eugene Local.
6:40 P. M. Eugene Limited. Regular stops. Also
Fayetteville, Tulsa, Awbrey and Ross.
OREGON ELECTRIC STATION,
State and High Streets J. W. Ritchie, Agent
Certificates of nuniiuatioii bv indi
vidual electors and acceptances thereof
were filed in the office of Secretary of
State Olcott yesterday by the following:
J.ou HoOgon, of Lmpqua, Imatilla coun
ty, for district attorney for Wallowa
county; J. v . Day, of St. Helens,
Columbia county, for district attorney
tor lolumuia county; . C. t-.thvards. ot
Drain, Douglass county, for state sen
ator Fifth district; Miltou Smith, of
Kninier, ( olumbia county, for represen
tative Twentieth ditiict: I.. 11. Me-
Mulion, of Sulem, .Marion county, for
district attoraey for Marion county; A.
V. Lutterty. ot ortlaad, Multnomah
county, for representative in congress,
Third congressional district.
millions from the consumers to make payment with, and
then it would kick.
The strike in New York City yesterday it is claimed
did not materialize to the extent the leaders hoped. While
200,000 remained away from their work, it is claimed by
the employers that this was on account of it being a
Jewish holiday, and that most of these were Jews. To
day being also a Jewish holiday or rather a continuation
of yesterday's, the same situation is presented and so far
as this clement is concerned it will not be known whether
they are on strike or not until tomorrow. The strike
leaders say the men will not all go out at once, but that
within a week practically all will be out.
Chicago is debating the question whether "the paint
ing of a nude woman watching a turtle is naughty or
not." That is what the dispatches Wednesday told us.
but they did not make the matter plain they did not
tell enough. Before passing on the matter that is of such
vital interest to Porkopolis, it is necessary to understand
whether it was the lady being "au natural," that gave
them some doubts, or whether it was the prosaic act of
watching anything so slow as a turtle in Chicago that was
An item in the 25 year ago column of yesterday's
Oregonian mentions the fact that the harvest in the Wil
lamette valley is over and that the total yield is placed at
7,500,000 bushels. It would be interesting reading if the
yield this year was known, just for comparison.
Oregonian took his umbrella along when he started for
the fairgrounds. Now the question is whether they
placed more reliance on their own judgment or under
stood the weather bureau to mean "state fair" weather.
, 9 J .Ti u -w -hri
p WOII rloion
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LADD & BUSH, Bankers
CAPITAL - - $500,000.00
Transact a General Banking Business
Safety Deposit Boxes
TO THE CROSSROADS
Goodbye, old town, I'm going home, to
shuck the corn and plow the loam, to prune
the tree and train the vine, and feed with
swill the shrieking swine. I was not built
for urban life, for city tricks and city
strife, and every time I walk the street I'm
euchred by some smiling beat, who sees in
me an easy hick, and sells me a gold-plated
brick. I'm always buying costly shares in
ginseng plants and Belgian hares, in silver
mines and orange groves, and mills that
turn out wooden cloves. The smiling fak
ers of the town 1 I simply cannot turn them down. They
charm me with their sunny smiles, they fascinate me with
their wiles, and sell me, from their catalogues, tin motor
cars and hairless dogs, and remedies that grow new hair
on domes of thought that long were bare, and lithographs
of Statesman Hughes, and snip's and sealing wax and
shoes. Tomorrow, if you look for me. mv form in town
I you will not see, though you may rake it with a comb
goodbye, old town, I'm going home!
South Tacoma May
jits of taxation expends Will have to be
1 ! wall A it in DVnri si ifu. t.-.m Dai.laa tliA
tut Loose rrom City neceiwi,-v o "Cueing th city ponce
force to nearly half its present strength,
I Tacoma, Wnsli., Sept. 2S. To secede or' diminution of the Tire station at the
i not to secede that is the question that "uthfru ubrb was onj of the mefui.
I- . , . , . . i of retrenchment ironosel.
lis K.t.a.s the m.mls of the citizens; A m,w mtig of Soth Ta.om,
' of South Taeoma toOtiy. j busiuess men was ealled for touight, at
In making up the budget for next j which the advisability of seceding from
I year, the Tacoma city council has found , Taeonin and forming a separate city
that in order to be within the legal lun-. government will be discussed. South
it the office of the public service
commission this morning the car short
age on the Southern Pacific was report
ed as 1415, with 103 empty cars re
ceived at Ashlaiul.
Articles of incorporation were filed at
the office of Corporation Commission
er Nclmlderiniin this morning by the
Klse - shipping company, of Portland,
the capital Btock of which is $100,000.
Articles of incorporation were nlso filed
by the Pacific Coast Investment com
pany, of Portland, which is capitalized
for $3,000. A certificate of dissolution
was filed by the Empire Manufacturing
company, of Pendleton.
JUST LEARNED OF WAS
ilarysville, Cal., Sept. 2(i. Stefansson
has been oiit-Stefiinssoned, John Carle
ton, hermit-minor, came into town today
from the mountains for the first time in
three years, and learned there is some
sort of contentions among the nations
of Kurope. lie quit taking the papers
11 years ago, he said ,nnd since has read
onlv the Bible.
Tacoma has a considerable population,
the big shops of the Northern Pacific
railroad being located there, besides nu
merous maiiufactuiing establishments.
Judge and Mrs. Galloway
Back from the East
In Milwaukee the judge noted the big
efforts the tractor manufacturers t
show their wares with a $3,000,
0U0 display. In Lexington, Ky., he via-
Judgo and Mrs. William Galloway arc ! ited the national Odd Fellows' horn
home from a four weeks' visit in the'.md later took -several side trips iuclud
central states, their first visit to thatiujr Outlook mountain and other bat-
part of the I' nited States. The judge
went asgrnud representative for Ore
gon of the Odd Follows to attend the
southern grand lodge that met in Chat
tanooga ami Mrs. Galloway as represen
tative of the Kcbekahs.
Dodgeville, Wis., was the first point
In all parts of the central states and
the south, the judge found the snnio
great prosperity story, especially where
muuitions are manufactured.
While attending the southern 'Brand
lodge of Odd Fellows -at Chattanooga,
of interest visited and although the both the judge and Mrs. Galloway dis
judge remember but liitle of the court-1 tributed souvenir bottles of loganberry
try as his father brought him across I juice and introduced the new drink Xo
the plains in 1S52, yet it was of interest ; representatives from all parts of ths
to him to visit the farm on which heil'nion.
was born. When his father sold out toj The judge says he really never appro
come west, the farm brought $iiltl. Xow icinted how large this country is, espe-
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the Kockies, since he came overlund as
a boy with his father in 1S52.
the state, valued at $50,000.
Senutor l.nFollette was called on at
Madison, Wis., just after he was nomi-
nnioa ior sennior. air. unuowuy iiihiks -auis no man can oe run or roinanca
the Wisconsin senator is one of the big: and hay fever at the sanio time,
men of the country and fouud that the I
l.nFollette feeling was strong in the; Tell me the color of a man's motor
state. The senator inquired after his ', cycle and I'll tell what he is.
cousin. Alex l.nroliette, anil was mucli
interested in Oregon's progressive citi
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AN EVENING OF DANGEROUS HAPINESS
I could not help a slight sigh of satis
faction. 1 was so glad I looked well,
and that Mr. Brooke admired me. But
I answered as carelessly as I could:
"There's uo danger of that! No one
cares much about an old woinau."
"I'm not so ure," was his reply, as
he helped me into the next taxi. "If
I were you I wouldn't bank on it."
It was only a short driva. to the the
atre, but he chatted so gayly.with me
that I was surprised when we arrived.
We had nice Beats and the play wn
very enjoyable. Mr. Brooke was all
that was charming, yet I was not as
contented as i had been when Clifford
had taken me, just betore he went
away. I had none of the pleasurable
feelings I then had, caused by my idea
that Clifford was going to be kinder.
Then, too, although Mr. Broeke had
admired me, it gave me no such joy as
Clifford's unusual admiration had done.
But Clifford was my. husband, and I had
so longed for his approval. ,
The play was much more to my taste
people. After the play was over he ask-i "I seem fated not to meet Mr. Ham
r T. i". o go somewhere mond," Leonard said, in response to a
Z i i i . "i'i" v Mrr,uurK x naa m.i.ie. "And I should v
yvi .ie-iiu( iuiuj ,uv,nr L ruui m UC 11 line TO KUOW him.'
nun uufii i snouui nuve repaia ine nos
pitality he had shown me. 8o I refused.
He looked disappointed and I said:
A Library Supper.
"If you like to come in, I will have
Mandy get us a little supper at home.
She is sure to be waiting for me."
than a resta
" uen no comes hack I must try and
"rK' replied, but felt' sure
Clifford would think Leonard in the
same class with Mr. Granklvn, whom fa
had called a young cub.
Mandy didn't keep us waitine lonr
for our rrenmpit ,h;L., i . -
ill h. iu-m,,..k Ki ... i- , . . u"i omer oam-
... "nes sue nact prepared for us W
mirant, if you are sure it were younir. we weJ i,i.i. "jj
isn't too much trouble."
"It will be absolutely no trouble, and
Mandy will be delighted to show you
what she can do."
Mandy met us at the door, and when
I told her Mr. Brooke was going to have
a bite of supper with me, she hurried
off to the kitchen.
"Serve it in the library, Mandy,"
I called after her.
' We discarded our wraps and went in
to the library. The room was my favor
ite one of all in the house. It was hung
in deep soft reds and browns, mahog
any bookshelves and furniture. I had
than the iast one I saw and I enjoyed I spent almost all the happy hours I had
known since we had lived in Olendale
browsing among the book. So now as
we drew our chairs up to the table on
which a shaded lamp was burning I felt
every minute of it. Then, during the
intermission, Mr. Brooke asked me if I
wouldn 't like to go to the rear of the
house with him, and we walked back
and forth, talking, and watching the a sense of comfort, of happiness.
ere young, we were heniti,..
were happy in each other's society; so
we ate heartily, laughing and chatting
the while. s
Mr. Brooke is Enchanted.
Mandy 's old face was puckered np
in a grin of delisht at hi. j
I P'e of her culinary accomplishment,
and she hoyered over us like an old
nen over Her chicks. It was after IS
.? We tinlM nd he rose to go.
I have had one of the hnppiest ev
enings I ever remember. Will you let
me come again, soon?" he asked
'Yes. do." 1 returned. "I too hay
enjoyed myself so much, and I thank
you for taking me to the theatre," I
added primly. I feared I had shown too
myself """ 1 hd bn lt
(Tomorrow Preparing for the Guest.)