Daily capital journal. (Salem, Or.) 1903-1919, October 17, 1916, Page FIVE, Image 5

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    THE DAILY CAPITAL JOURNAL, SALEM, OREGON, TUESDAY. OCT. 17. 1916.
FIVE
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Sheets '
72x90 Sheets"
good -quality
One assortment,
85c values 74c
Another assortment,
same size 48c
In the Economy
Basement
Curtains
$15 Curtains ...$7.50
$6.00 Curtains.. $3.75
$4.50 Curtains.. $3.00
$4.00 Curtains. . $2.69
$3.00 Curtains.. $2.49
$2.00 Curtains.. $1.69
$1.75 Curtains!. $1.39
$1.50 Curtains ...98c
Boys' New
School Suits
DASHING, DANDY
DURABLE SUITS
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Potato Market Is
Much Excited with
Many Bids Coming
Portland, Ore., Oct. 17. Excitement
iii the potato trade is the most intense
known here for muuy years.
Ho great is the demand that practical
ly all the growers of the Portland terri
tory are receiving 'from one to a dozen i
bids every day from dealers for their
J J j
supplies.
While the general buying prices for
fancy potatoes remains at $1 per cental
at country points, where the freight is
the same as from Portland, it is known
that fair business has been done at this
price in flections where the freight rate
is from 5 to 111 cents higher to Califor
nia. While there is little doing in the local
wholesale, potato trade because of the
"peddling" to the retailers by farmers,
still the trade has a most optimistic
view of the situation. The only serious
drawback to the trade. but which may
eveintually do good is that cars for
shipments are about as scarce as ' ' hens'
teeth," and but small shipments havo
been made from here during the last
feir days.
Onions Are Firmer.
Onion prices are firmer in the coun
try. While some recent sales are report
ed in the Sherwood district by growers
at 1.8S per cental f. o. b. cars, the Con-,
federate association has temporarily
quit selling. Nothing could be pur-1
chased from the association below $1.90, !
even tnougn it was wining to sell, rne
fact is that the local selling agent of
the organization has established that
price.
One of the reasons why the associa
tion refuses to sell onions at this time
is that it haB already secured quite lib
eral deals which have not yet been
shipped. Until these are out of the way j
and additional stocks are available, nd ,
offers to sell will be made, according
to W- I, Swauk, general representative.
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Our Materials and Workmanship are Best Obtainable.
Estes & Zuehlke
Tailors
128 South Liberty Phone 498
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Table Lmens .
At Old Prices
Less Ten Per Cent
We bought Table
Linens enough to do
until after Christ
mas. They have ad
vanced enormously.
Oifrs are all old
prices Less 10 per
cent.
Towels
35c Bath' Towels, 29
by 44 inches .... 29c
Other Turkish Tow
els, 20x38 19c
Huck Towels
18x36 9c
18x34 8c
Barber Towels .
1 dozen 50c
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While there has been more or less
talk recently of eastern demand for Ore
gon onions, but one car has been ship
ped to' Chicago. A number have been
sold to Idaho and Montana points. Many
inquiries are coming from the east, but
no deals aside from the one car to Chi
cago have been confirmed.
. May Be Hay Famine.
The greatest shortage of hay ever
known in the Pacific northwest market
is now indicated. While the suffering
f rom t,,e famished offerings has been
' "V" "i "u V ,'HVCU,
that there is nn acute shortage of horse
Bu,l cow fee(j everywhere in the three
states. Horses and cows are being put
on short rations all through this terri-
tory because of the hay shortage and
there is no relief in sight.
wie urying up oi me grass, aue
to prolonged dough, dairy interests will vote it polls in November, Allan L.
be compelled to feed more generally. I Benson, socialist candidate for presi
This will soon call for additional heavy! dent arrived here today. He will open
supplies and where the liny is to como his southern California invasion with
from some of the local trade Is willing ! an address here tonight and will speak
to guess. I in Los Angeles tomorrow . night. On
While there is a fair crop of hay in j Thursday San Diego will be visited and
the Pacific northwest this season, in- after that Arizona will be invaded,
terior cnttle interests purchased liber-! When asked today what ho expected
ally because of the shortage last sea-, to discuss in his address tonight, Ben
son. Then there is a car shortage to son immediately replied that bo would
combat.
It is next to impossible to secure
supplies of alfaffa at this time, accord
ing to Harrp Spurlock of Everding &
Farrcll of this city. For alfalfa the
trade here is eagerly bidding $16.75
per ton Portland delivery, but little
stock is available. There is no clover
in sight and in the absence of alfnlfa
there is a very liberal call for oats,
Dealers here are bidding $14 per ton
ana more tor supplies, nut cannot get
them. Eastern Oregon fancy timothy
hay is finding bids of $18 with modcr
ate supplies coming. For Willametto
valley timothy the trade is paying $15.
why the Journal is popular
It prints the world's news to-
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New Outing Flannel
Gowns
For Women
These gowns are
white and prettily
trimmed.
One assortment. .75c
Another 85c
And another . . $1.00
Outing Flannels
Splendid quality and
attractive paterns.
Booster sale prices
12 l-2c Outing ... 9c
10c Outing 8c
This is less than the
present wholesale
prices.
TRY SALEM FIRST
PREDICTS BIG VOTE
Says Size of Socialist Vote
Will Be Surprise to Many
Politicians
rasadena, Cal., Oct. 17. Enthusiastic
over the outlook of his campaign and
expressing confidence that his party
will surprise may by the size of the
lay greatest stress as he has done
all his speeches on clause 79 of thefty.V
Chamberlaiu army reorganization bill,
which he denounces as a draft clause.
Two thousand persons heard the so
cialist candidate in Fresno last night.
LANE'S SPEAKTMOr DATES
United Stntes Senator Harry Lane
will speak on the political issues of the
day at the following dates and places:
October 18 Heppncr.
October 19 Condon.
October 20 Bend.
October 21 Prinevillc.
October 23 Falls City.
October 24 Salem.
October 25 Mount Angel.
October 2tJ Silverton.
October 27 Florence.
October 28 Murshfield.
October 30 Bandon.
October 31 and November 1 nnd 2
Portland.
November 3 St. Helens.
November 4 Astoria.
November 5 and (I Portland
WOETH KNOWING
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cause constant ill-health and on which
they may consult doctors without
much relief. It is well worth knowing
that they can get at the nearest drug
store a simple medicine, made of roots
and herbs, which is just what they need
to recover health. That medicine is
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SKINNER NOT GUILTY
Dallas, Or., Oct. 17. A verdict of
not guilty was returned today in the
trial of Charles Skinner, druggist, on
charge of violating the state prohibi
tion law by selling stomach bitters con
taining' alcohol. j
The case was closely watched byl
wholesalers anil manufacturers of drugs j
throughout tho United States. Many
big firms had representatives at the
hearing.
FJT.I.TiD AT BLACK BOCK
Dallas, Or., Oct. 17. Arrivals
from Black Kock today reported
that Steve Melch, aged 35, a
logger, had been instantly killed
near there last night by a fall
ing tree. His neck was broken.
The body is being carried to
Dallas.
City Council Asked to Deepen
and Clear Channel to Pre
vent Floods
Probably the most important thing
that came before tho city council at
its regular meeting last night was the
petition of the taxpayers of southeast
Salem asking for action by tho council
in clearing South Mill creek so that
tho menace of winter floods will be
removed. The petition was signed by
about sixty property holders of the
district affected, many of whom were
present to see what disposition the!
vuiuiv.li in mie or tne request.
Elmo S. White, attorney, acted as
spokesman for the taxpayers and was
given the privilego of the floor in or
der to explain the needs of the people.
He stated that eight years ago resi
dents of this district were menaced by
.s noun auu mat at thut timo
many houses were practically under
water. At that time the attention of
i lie council was not called to the nec
essity of clearing the creek to afford
an easier flow of water
hk! siaicu mat the high water of
the past two years has been from the
nuiurai now, ana intimated there might
bo serious danger to life ami property
i mere snotua Oe ail unusual tall of
rum or snow. Last winter he said hous
es a block away from. the stream were
surrounded by two feet of water and
some had water nearly to their floors.
"Jtn tno state of Oregon digging
..... -to i mum us mil. i somewhat far
ther to the east, he believed it would
send down more water than ever. He
declared it was necessary to have a
channel deep enough ami' wide enough
to take care of this flow.
C. E. Hayes was given the floor and
ho said southeast Salem had never ask
ed very much of the council, but as
there was considerable improvement
going on in that part of the city and
as tho annual floods have inconvenienc
ed them seriously he thought the coun
cil ought to take action and help them.
Ho said some of the families are so sit
uated their children cannot get to
school for days at a time. He snid they
only wanted what was due them.
Miss Luthynml others supported the
general argument as to the necessity
of the improvement.
T. B. Kay, stnte treasurer, stated
the attitude of the state In regard to
the digging of ditches. He aai.l there
was an impression given that the state
was going to drnin its land east of tho
city and dump the water on Salem. As
the state has several hundred acres
that need draining, he said it was on
ly reasonable that the land slum 1,1 he
drained. .
jiuwerer, no said tne diicn was to lie
urougni down to the city limits if the
city would clear the creek from there
to the Willamette river. This ditch is
to be dug by convict labor. Hut if the
city does not co-operate in making n
clear course for the wnter to flow
away, the stnte will take no action in
digging the big ditch. He said he could
see no logic in digging' a ditch that
would flood the inhabitants of the citv.
Councilman Huddleson confirmed
everything thnt was said concerning the
situation in southeast Salem and1
thought something should be done. He
said the normal flow was more than
me ueu oi me creeK would carry.
t ouncilmnii Cook, when the matter
was to be left with the sewer commit
tee with power to act, objected as he
rnought the matter ought to be brought
bet ore the
council before action was
said there was reallv no
taken. He
haste as tho creek had been flowing! and shingle men in that part of Wash
for 37 years or more and that the $500; iugton. I discovered, what will bo a
suggested as being sufficient to do the' surprise to man v. as it was to me. thnt
work was probably a trifle compared j the city of Everett mukes more shingles
to the total cost. He declared ho would than all the mills in British Columbia,
not take the contract for clearing the The few shingles they are able to send
creek much under 25,000. The matter! on this side of the line are sold at tho
was left in the hands of the sewer com-jsame price as the Washington shingles,
mittee but without power to act. jbut hardly a man that reads this but
A resolution authorizing tho city to.
build a sidewalk for W. W. Walker on
a lot in Walker's Addition to Salem
was passed. The resolution stated that
notice hail been given two years ago to
put in the walk, Out that it had never
been done and that another notice was
also ignored. Mr. Walker was repre
sented by Elmo S. White, who stated
that Walker feels discriminated against
and that he is being forced to build
when others have lots between him and
the city who have not been required
to build walks. He said the notice two
years ago was given when ho was not
in possession of the lot. He wants oth
ers to build the same as he when they
are between him and the city. He
says he will resist the action of the
council ir rorceu. . wnoni tne trutn -may hurt.
Mayor White assured Attorney White Ex Oovcrnor Clough is at the head
the city did not intend to discriminate of one of the largest lumber mills in
but that complaint had been filed a- Everett. Testifying before a tariff com
gainst the Walker . walk. mittee of congress, (iovernor Clnngh
A communication from the Salem stated: " We need no protection on him
Commercial club asking thnt streetiber. We can manufacture lumber as
signs be put up in the fire limits was;
referred to the stroet committee,
A communication from the Oecr
Krcuger Furniture company asking for
permission to build a galvanized iron
garage back of their store building on
Court street was referred to the com
mittee on fire and water.
Clara Goldhcrger bought an automo
bile license from the city recently.,
Now her machine is broken down and
she asks the council to refund her
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CANDIDATES
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Socialist A. L. Benson will
speak at Pasadena, Cal. Tues-
day night. He reached here
this Tuesday morning and spent
the day resting.
Prohibitionist J. Frank
Hunly and the prohibition spe-
eial were in Michigan today.
A night meeting will be held
at South Bend, ind.
Hepublican-Charles E. Hugh-
es will make three speeches in
South Dakota Tuesday, winding
up with a night address at
Sioux City, Iowa.
. Democratic Woodrow Wil-
son is resting at Shadow Lawn
. preparatory to a trip to Chica-
go and other points Wednes-
day and Thursday.
money. The matter was referred to the
license committee.
A request of the Western Union tele
graph company to re-construct Its tele
graph lines on Twelfth street was re
ferred to tho street committee.
An ordinance bill amending sections
of the charter relating to preference
for local labor and for tho removal of
weeds and vegetation in vacant lots
will be submitted to the electors .of the
city at the next regulnr election. Tho
bill is to compel people to cut down
rank weeds and vegetation on vacant
lots. The ordinance was referred to tho
ordinance committee.
Another ordinance that will be sub
mitted to the electors in December is
to amend the charter so that a sum
of money against which the city has
a lien cannot be collected except on
order of the council and on due notice
being given in the newspapers. This
was also referred to tho ordinance com
mittee. An ordinance reducing the time of
filing initiative petitions in the city
of Salem from (10 davs before the an
nual city election to 30 days and for
relieving the recorder from checking
the names of the voters on tho pcti
tions by taking the affidavit of the
person filing was referred to the city
attorney with instructions to report at
the next meeting. It is expected this
ordinance, if it does not conflict with
other ordinances, will be passed at the
meeting Wednesday night, as several
people in the city wish to file several
initiative measures, according to Coun
cilman I'nruh.
The council, after disposing of side-
wain matters and routine reports ot
city officers and authorization of pay
rolls, adjourned to meet Wednesday ev
ening at 7:30 o'clock to consider the
budget ordinance. The committee on ac
counts ami current expenses in the
matter of the 1917 budget reported
that it would be fourteen mills, and
that it had to trim down several of the
departments in order to come within
the law. The assessment was made on
a valuation of $11,500,(100, which will
' brine into the citv the sum of (inn
nring into the city the su
ounciiman .ic( leilnim movel the mat
ter tio token up at a special meeting
Wednesday night and
the motion car
ried.
CANADIAN LUMBER
MILLS NOT COMPETITORS
nuconver, Wush., Oct. 5. To tin
Editor of The Joumul 1 want just
enough of ymir space to tell some of
those who wail over freo lumber and
shingles coming into this country from
Hnt ish Columbia, that thev either
don t know what they aro talking
hunt or .ire purposely intending to do
ceive the puoli
Tho writer lived up near the Brit
ish Columbia line for over 20 years,
was there when lumber and shingles
were put on the freo list, and had
sufficient interest in tho effect -of the
law to make careful iinmirv nf lumber
would willinulv nav from 25 to 50 cents
more for the British Columbia shingles
which are clear of knots, shakes or
decayed parts, and of full thickness,
which is not true of our homo shingles,
and honest Washington slilnglo meii
will freely admit it.
But how about lumber? I am going
to let ex-tiovernor dough answer as
to free lumber. But perhaps I had
better digress here just enough to tell
who -Mr. dough is. If he were a dem
or rat, 1 would not take the trouble to
give his testimony. But he is not, never
was one ami pronaoiy never will be. lie
is a staudpat republican, but n straight
square man who can tell tho truth
when required to do so by those who
have had the right to ask, no matter
cheaply as they can in any other coun
try. We havo made over 90 er cent
on the cost of our plant." "
1 have not given his exact words,
but anyone who may doubt the accu
racy of my statement can examine
the testimony taken by the tariff com
mittee. I know (iovernor Clough personally,
and his testimony was just what 1
would expect him to give when he
knew it to be true. II. A. POHTEB.
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HINDUS DENIED CITIZENSHIP
El Ccntro, Cal., Oct. 17. The appli
cation of a largo number of Hindus for
admission to American citizenship was
dismissed today by Superior Judge
Franklin J. Cole, after the East Indians
had been given an opportunity to prove
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