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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 8, 1917.
. Oujc Methods
Of doing business makes it possible for us to give you the best of merchandise
at the least money. Here are a few of the outstanding features:
1. Buying ia large quantities for our 175 Stores.
2. Strictly cash business to aH.
3. No deEyeries.
Each of these can in turn be subdivided in to many reasons for giving a
small overhead expense, which permits us to save you on every article.
Notice a Few Good Ones
36-inch Bleached Muslin . . .8 l-3c Yd
Our Special 12 l-2c Yd
Lonsdale 15c Yd
Fruit of the Loom 15c Yd
Unbleached at 6 l-4c, 8 l-3c, 10c,
12 l-2c and 15c yard.
Pacific Cambric .15c Yd
No, 60 Berkeley Cambric ... .15c Yd
No. 100 Berkeley Cambric . .22c Yd
No. 150 Berkeley Cambric . . .27c Yd
BOYS' OVERALLS . . . .59c and 69c
54-inch Bleached Mohawk 25c Yd
72-inch Bleached Mohawk . . .32c Yd
81-inch Bleached Mohawk . . .35c Yd
90-inch Bleached Mohawk . . .39c Yd
81-inch Unbleached Mohawk .33c Yd
90-inch Unbleached Mohawk 35c Yd
45-inch Pillow Tubing 18c and 21c Yd
Apron Checks at 6 l-4c and 8 l-3c Yd
Amoskeag Apron Gingham . . 10c Yd
Dress Gingham 12 l-2c Yd
Cheviot Shirting 15c Yd
Percales 10c and 15c Yd
Men's Work Shirts , 59c
Men's Union Suits 49c
Boys' Union. Suits , .25c and 49c
Express Strap Overalls and
Jumper 98c Each
Men's black or tan Dress Sox, 2
, pairs for 25c
Men's Muslin Night Gowns
79c and 98c
We especially call your attention to
.... our New Line of Ladies' fine Dress" -.
Shoes, $2.98, 3.98, 4.98, 5.90, $6.90
Come in and be convinced.
AMERICA HAS GREAT
TASK BUT IS READY
Must Supply Ships, Food
Money and Munitions, and
THE GOLDEN RULE r
All Around To wn
on Park, 8 p. m.
August 15. Wisconsin picnic
t Fairgrounds, Salem.
August 17 low picnie, stats
September 24-30. State Fair,
Postmaster Huckestein left Balem yes
terday afternoon for a short trip over
the Columbia Highway with his family.
He is expected back this evening.
Da vies Place 147 a. Commercial, can
dies, soft drinks, Daviet pure ice croam.
Open from 7:30 a. m. to 11 p. m. 8-12
Auction Sale 373 Court St. An aasign-
ment. Everything must go. Saturday at
10:30 a. in. '
St. Paul's Guild of the Episcopal
church will meet with Mrs. W. B. Gil-
. son, U45 Chemeketa street Thursday af
Miss Mary Tolman went to Portland
this morning where she will be married
to Glen Day, this evening. They will
make their home in Portland where Mr.
Day is employed in the office work of
a laundry. Miss Tolman was stenograph
er for the Capital City Nurseries. Mr.
Day was formerly a' resident of Balem
associated with the Hunt Bros. Co.
Attention Moose I At the Moose club
Saturday August 11, at 9 p. m., a ban
quet in honor of the (498 Moose) mem
bers Company M. Be there. 8-11
Word was received here yesterday
that seven out of all the Salem boys
who went to the reserve officers train
ing camp at the Presidio have won com
missions in either the regular army or
ine natiouai army, liie list unofficially
sent in to a friend m the citv. com
prises Allen Bynon, Errol Proctor. Lyle
Page, Earl Flcgal, Arnold Grallopn, R.
C. Wygant, James D. Fletchor and Mr.
Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Terwllliger, grad
uate morticians and funeral directors,
(iU Chemeketa St. Phono 7-4.
The shoe repairer of the Meyers da
partment store has one friend who
ternoon at 3 o'clock. This is the regular 'r.J.JV.ik- ii , 1
;.ont,,,y meeting and a large attendee fy T sTe WiSlJ e?
wr. D. X, BmcUer, flautist, 809 17. a
Sank bldg. Fifteen years experience.
Most modern office equipment in the
galley. Sundays by appointment. tf
. If the weather will lust eontinns as
,ln the past few days, there will be no
excuse for any one to take summer
Trip, witn the weather as an tmi.
Monday the range of temperature was
from 76 to 50 and Tuesday, from 77
;xo 03. looay tne ranging was some'
' o : "
- Stock of foods at Bcotts second hand
store to be sold at auction Saturday
.Aug. ii. ncgina at 10:30,
: A free picture, by the Trover-Weiffel
studio to the boys enlisting or joining
u. a. a my or navy. s-n
The Foresters of America, Sherwood
Camp No. 19, do not permit the sum
mer climate to interfere with increas
ing the large membership. Last week
three members were initiated and last
-vning Frank E. Frickey of the Ladd
& Bush bank was made acquainted with
the handling of an axe and the blaz
ing of forest tree along the trail. With
in a few weeks the lodge intend to
put on an early, winter membership
campaign. . -
Io csmmv social to be given Friday
evening, Aug. .10, at Liberty. Net pro
ceeds to go to Eed, Cross. , . j
tor from R. Hickman, of Myndus, Ne(
Mexico, statine that he had expressed
a pair of shoes by Wells Fargo, and that
ne wanted them repaired. Ho wrote that
the shoemaker of the Meyers store had
been doing his repairing and he did
n't want to trust it to any one else.
The little matter of express charges
from New Mexico and back was of lit
tle import. The main thing was to have
those shoes mended just right.
TerwUUger Funeral Roma (home of
the lungmotor) residence parlors, home
like. Lady embalmer. Phone 724.
Judge Bingham is taking time by the
forelocks, as it were, and is already pre
paring and assembling timber at Nea-
quoin for the summer cottage he in
tends to build, not this summer, but next
spring. Plans and specifications for the
cottage have been drawn by F. A. Legg
for the cottage which is to be 24 by 24
feet, one and one half story, with a
porch on both front and rear. As get
ting lumber and materials ia rather
slow work on that part of the beach,
the Judge is having this work done now
so that next summer or spring when the
gets ready to build, he eaa go ahead and
Dr. Stone's Drug Store for trusses.
.... . o ,
The SalOm Electric company has been
awarded the contract for the wiring of
the new Farrnr building on State street.
This will also include the wiring of the
marque that will extend over the side
walk of the entire building.
Dr. Stone makes no charge for con
sultation, examination or prescription.
As the two blocks of Court street be
tween Commercial and Ferry are used
for county as well as city traffic, the
city and county are paying the expense
of oiling these two blocks of Court, as
the heavy traffic to the ferry had put
the roadbed in pretty bad condition.
S. H. Snyder, rentals, successor to L.
Bechtel & Co., 341 State - hone 452.
John Qraber, manager of the Salem
Military Cherrian band, announces that
but three more concerts will be given
this season, two next week and the last
one the following week or whenever
tho weather permits. Mr. Graber is satis
fied that the people appreciate these
concerts as the attendance has been
much larger this year than ever before
Sells all makes, I sell all makes of
sewing machines, if any agent asks you
to buy a machine, you get his price
then come to my store and buy the
same machine for considerable leas. I
will do any work and perhaps more
than any agent will show you. Geo.
V, Will, the permanent sewing machine
dealer, 4.1B State ot.
A special meeting of the city council
will be held this evening. The main pro
positions which the city fathers will
discuss is that of actinir on the ordin
ance to be introduced giving the council
the right to pass on each individual ease
wherein there is an application for the
building of a pergola or awning, ine
other bone of contenton is tho buying
of the cement mixer fOT the city. -
Washington, Aug. 8. America must
set herself for a tremendous struggle if
Germany is to be overwhelmed. Hun
dreds of thousands of troops must be
sent to France. Railroad engineers
and supplies must be hurried to Russia.
Fuel matt be supplied to Italy. Other
wise hope of crushing the great Teuton
military machine will dwindle month
by month and the war will be indefi
This was the message brought the
government here today by members of
the American commission to Russia, re
turning from their long and historic
trip. Russia, they report, is safe. She
will survive her present difficulties
and today is doing more in a military
wav to win the war than America,
The return of the commission found
all government departments, however,
ready to respond to the tremendous
demands they face.
The shipping board's standardized
steel ship .program is about to be
launched. Designed of a standard 7,
500 ton cargo carrier is complete.
Only the cantonments remain to be let.
Steel prices await a determination of
cost by the federal trade commission.
One company has offered to fabricate
20O ships at interior plants and assem
ble them at the seaboard at a cost of
While shipping prices are being
whipped into ' shape, steps are being
taken further to block efforts of big
business to gouge the allies. A policy
has' been- decided upon to refuse
licenses to firms charging more for
supplies to the allies than this govern
ment deems fair.
i Mflftntimfi t.hn Arnte denflrtment re-
II j ceived a few insights on internal con
j'l I ditions in Austria, Russia and Italy.
IU It is reported that malignant diseases
are taking a tcrrioic toil in Austria ana
WVtU lUUUEiuua D.onc. a, n.uvw w
great suffering is predicted.
j incendiary. This morning SDout lino
O'ciock tne aeparimeni was cuneu iu
Sixteenth and Waller streets to put out
a grass fire. The blaze extended around
several houses ana tney wouia nave
been destroyed had not the fire boys
Have you heard of the Jazz band and
the jazz music and the new jazz dance f
While very tew or. tne up-io-aaie uun
cers are dancing the jazz dance, never
the less the jazz baud and jazz music
is with ne and will make its first ap
pearance next Saturday evening at the
dancing pavilion of.'tyversido Dip. Lyle
Bartholomew, who nas cnarge or tne ip
durine the afternoons will probably also
superintend the dancing pavilion. A jazz
band to be a real jazz Danu musi in
elndfl a niano. xvlophone. drums and
either banio or saxophone. All the musi
cal instruments must be of the loud
kind in order to make more noise than
the walkine feet of the dancers. The
jazz dance is coming.
Special meeting of Salem
lodge No. 4, A. F. & A. M.,
this evening. W6rk in the M.
M. degree. Visiting brethren
CARD OF. THANKS
We wish to express our appreciation
of all kindnesses received during the
sickness, death and burial of our be
loved wife and mother. John Simon
M company. Third Oregon Infantry,
is at Clackamas, and camped at Camp
Mtnycombe, according to reports that
ctmio to this city. They started from
La Grande the latter part of last week
but their arrival at Clackamas has bee
kept a profound secret and no infor
mation has come in from friends and
relatives interested in the boys, that it
is safe to say they are near home and
arrived early this week. Rumors that
the boys are going through this city
on their way south to their camp at
Palo Alto have not been confirmed.
Shortly Wore the big firs at Schind
ler Brother's dairy an alarm was sent
in from the neighborhood of Kearney
and Fir streets stating that a tool box
on the Oregon Electric line was on fire.
The blaze was not considered dangerous
and the department did not go out. Just
how the fire originated at the tool box
ii a question no one appears to be able
to answer. It is believed to have been
The twenty five,,.,, business men of
Salem who signed an agreement to pay
the farmers who raised flax a certain
sum, in order that the farmers might be
assured of a market, will probably soon
be relieved of their contract. Flax, like
so many croos of this year is a trifle
short, not only in Oregon, but in other
parts of the world. The Pacific Coast
Linen Mills of Portland has practically
closed negotiations with the Balem com
mercial club wnercny eacn nuu ovcij.
siener of the contract will be released
from all responsibility, the Pacific Coast
Linen Mills taking over tne couiracv.
On account of the great scarcity of
cord wood, there is an active demand in
the northwest for drag saws and in this
demand, it seems that the balem iron
Works is getting its run snaru ui i
business. Yesterday a telegram was re
ceived from Seattle with an order for
ten of the Salem Iron WorKs arag sa,
making a total of 123 sold during tho
T..t. three months. Besides drag eaws.
the iron works is doing a good business
in manufacturing its snana pump.
order was recently received from T. A.
Livesly & Co. for the placing of an
oi,.nt inch Shau.l pump on the lane
brook farm north of Salem. The rump
. .....iiv of aooO cnllons a min
ute and will be used mostly for irriga
Court House Notes '
An answer in the case of Charles W.
Niemever against A. G. Magers and
F. E. Loose, as Magers and Loose, an
aetion over an automobile truck, was
filed in the circuit court yesterday.
The answer states that on June 12
the plaintiff notified the defendant
that he wished to purchase a two ton
automobile truck. They state they were
nnii frr thp Smith Form-a-Triick
company. They allege that thev showed
him a f7.0 Maxwell ana torn mm mr.
had a truck attachment that would
make a truck out of the Maxwell. It is
stated Niemeyer authorized them to go
ahead and get tne Maxweu
truck attachment, which was to cost
about 200. This they say they did and
iff took itl Now it is declar
ed he refuses to make the second payment.
sT . m
Women's tan leather Sandals, $3.00
values now $1.49
Boys' Muleskin Scout Brave
Women's two-tone Ivory Vamp' Cloth
top, medium heel, special . . .$3.45
Men's Harvest Shoes, special. $1.98
Men's B. V.D. Union Suits 79c Suit
Youths' tan leather Sandals, $1.50
values now 98c
Standard Fashion Plates for September are here-FREL
Commercial and Court Streets Formerly Chicago Store
An amended complaint in the divorce
proceedings of Myrtle L- Swift against
George H. Swift was filed in the cir
cuit conn yesterday. They wero mar
ried in Tacoma and she alleges cruel
and inhuman treatment in that he
knocked her down and blacked her eye
(Frances O. Sattrav also filed an
amended complaint in her suit for di
vorce from Archibald K. Rattray. They
were married in Canada and she charg
es drunkenness and cruel and inhuman
Government . Ready
to fix Prices For
America and Allies
Washington, Aug. 8.- The govern
ment is taking steps not only to fix
prices on supplies for the allies, but to
lay vigirous hands on agencies in the
country now holding up prices on food
stuffs for tho populace.
President Wilson is centering ninety
per cent of his working time on the
great question of equitable distribu
tion of food and supplies at reasonable
Millions of dollars, according to fed
eral experts, have been lost because of
delay in establishing prices on these
necessaries, due to a recalcitrant
Consumers, they say, are buying
their goods day by day and in many
cases meal by meal. There is much
suffering. As soon as the food con
trol bill is signed they promise many of
the present soaring prices will drop.
The federal trade commission is com
pleting e sweeping food probe t the
inquest of the president. Early reports
show startling revelations in manipula
tion of many necessaries, among them
. Asked to Unite In
Forming Central Body
The women's committee of the Na
tional Council of Defense has written
Mrs. Edmund F. Carleton of this city
asking her to act as temporary chair
man to call together the presidents of
all women's Organizations of Salem.
Tho plan is to form an organization
that will link together all existing or
ganizations. As soon as this central or
ganization is perfected, the national
committee will send full instructions
as to the work expected. One phase will
be registering the women so as to have
in definite form the voluntary, training
capacity and willingness tor service ot
the women of the city. The registration
is official being sent out by the wo
men's committee of Washington, D. C.
with the approval of the war census
As prompt action is urged, Mrs-
Carleton has called the meeting Friday
evening of this week, August 10j 7:34
p. m., in the auditorium of the city li
brary. It is requested that the presi
dent of each women's organization of
the city bo present, including church,
fraternal, grange, W. C. T. U., club,
parent teacher, and all other organiza
tions that receive their mail at Salem.
In case the president is not able to
be present, she is requested to send
the vice presidnt or secrtary.
Merril Penn May Be
First Salem Boy To
Be Landed In France
Merril Penn, son of Mr. and Mrs.
J. T- Penn of this city, who is a mem
ber of battery B, Sixth regiment field
artillery, is believed to be the first
Salem boy to reach Franee since the
war broke out. He left an Atlantic port
on July 29 and if he arrived safely he
has been in the land of the Fleur de
Lis several days. In a message to his
parents shortly before he left he says
the transports were to be convoyed by
a large squadron of men o' war.
Private Penn served four years in
the navy and was aischarged a few
days before war was declared; he im
mediately enlisted in the field artil
lery on the day war was declared and
says he likes the new work immensely.
Ue is engaged in the signal corps de
partment and was first stationed at
Fort Vancouver when it was full of re
cruits. Shortly after he visited his par
ents here he was sent to Fort McDow-
Camp Meeting at
Fourteenth Near Marion
The morning devotion opened with
prayer. Evang Jackson gave a Bible
reading on Six Reasons for Bible Holi
ness, as follows: The Bible teaches it
God commands it, Jesus died to give
it, those who had it, we can have it, we
In the afternoon, Rev. W. G. Johns
ton, pastor of the Free Methodist
church, preached. He deseriminated
clearly be tween the justified and the
sanctified life, and the relations of the
spirit, soul and body.
Mr. Hockett led the evening song'
service. The Highland quartet sane
an excellent selection, entitled, "A Sin
ner, Saved by Grace." Evang Jackson
preached. His discussion dealt with
both modern and old fashioned or real
revivals, showing how far the present
age nas united irom the old lines. He
closed by giving the text from John
3-7, "Ye must be born again." Some
prayed through in the after service.
Come and hear Evan. K. H. Jackson,
you will not be disappointed.
Judge Bingham this afternoon render
ed a decree in the suit to quiet title
brought by John F. Thco. B. Brentano
against the unknown heirs of David
Gibson, deceased, in which he states
that the plaintiff is the owner in fee
simple of the land in question and that
he has held it adversely for the past
twenty years. The defendants are de
creed to have no right, title, or inter
est in the land.
WARNER In the city, August 6, 1917,
Amos Warner at the ago of 27 years.
He is survived by his parents, two
brothers and three sisters, living in
Portland. The body wa8 forwarded to ,
Portland by Webb & Clough where
funeral services were held this after
ell at San (Francisco and from there
to an army training camn in Texns.
Then there came a call for men to
volunteer to go with a signal unit to
France to join General Pershing. At
the call, sixty eight men stepped forth
as one tnan, and among them was Mer
It is reported that William Per
lich, of this city, who was scheduled
to leave an American port for France
a few days ago, saw some excitement
before he got out of the harbor as the
transport on which he was to travel
across the Atlantic was rammed and
a hole about twenty five feet long torn
in its bottom. However, Private Per
lich w'ith others was safely landed
and placed on board another boat, or
perhaps another story would have to
; PERSONALS ':
Governor Withycombe went to Port
land this morning.
L. C. Taylor of Medford is in the city,
icgisterea at tne capital Hotel.
H. L. McLean was in Portland yes
terday, registering at the Nortonia.
E. Y. Foster aud Mrs. Anna Foster
left thi$ morning f"j a visit in Tacoma.
M'finruian John Pcaver is laying off
a lew days, due to a recent operation on
Frank Ward" is in Portland today at
tending to business of the Oregon Board
P. F. Reidy registered yesterday at
the Grand Pacific hotel, Chicago, from
Salem, Oregon. ",
Dennis Sanders and Mina Sanders
went to Tacoma this moring, leaving
over tha wrly morning Electric.
Ivan Moyer, motorman, who is visit
ing in Three Rivers, Mich, writes home
that the weather in Michigan is mostly
away above that of the Willamette val
ley, with an abundance of thunder
G. C. Roberts and wife a prominent
A. T. k Rant? Fe railroad employe of
Gr.rdea City, Kansas, after two weeks
vibit with his brother, J. W. Roberts
and family of South Liberty street, left
Tuesday for an extended visit on the
coast of California
ftnff- f JO amX''
Special Prices to Farmers and
People's Market t
155 N. Liberty St, Phone 991
n HAH) aw
: DR. C. H. SCHENK
t Drugless Physician t
202 to 206 Masonic Temple
Hours 9 to 57 to 9
When in SALEM, OREGON.
"A home awaj from home"
Strictly modern, 1.00 a Day.
100 Rooms of solid comfort.
The only hotel in the business
The Capital Junk Co.
the Highest for
kinds of jnnk
271 CHEMEKETA ST.
Used Furniture Wasted t
Highest Cash Prices Paid for .
Used Furniture . .
B- L. STIFF BON, ,
Phone 941 or 60S