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TUESDAY, FEB. 5, 1918.
DEMURRER IN FLAX
CASE TOBE ARGUED
Lowest Prices on
All Around Tow
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In line with the good offerings throughout the
store you will find these articles to be well worth
your attention, as you cannot duplicate the mer
chandise elsewhere at the prices we offer them.
18x33-inch all white Bath Towels ....... .2 for 25c
20x42-inch all white Bath Towels 2 for 39c
22x45-inch all white Bath Towels 2 for 49c
18x40-inch Unbleached Bath Towels 2 for 25c
Linen Crash Toweling . .10c, 12 '2c, 15c and 17c Yd.
Huck Toweling 15c, 21c, 25c and 29c Yd.
February 4-9. Bcgietration of
February 13. "Bussia As It
Is," illustrated lecture at Salem
public library by Eev. P. T. Por
ter. Febraary 17. Lincoln-Washington
Memorial xeaoisea at ar
Dr. 11 P. jflendatoflfan fits eyes cor
a.Uy. V. . X. bwk bldg. tf
An extremely pleasant and short ses
sion of the city council was held last
evening. Boll call was taken which
showed five members present. This num-
In a somewhat one-sided game the
Willamette univorsivy basketball team
lRt to the Multnomah Athletic club
I Saturday evening by a score of 33 to 10.
I be local players were outclassed from
the first, although they showed up to
much better advantage toward the close
of the game than at first. The Willam-
ette line up was, Wapato and Sparks,
forwards; Nichols, center; Dimick and
Yard men wanted We need 10 men
sjtifor yard, and car loading work. Good
living conditions, steady work and
chance for advancement. Wages $3.25
per day. Married men preferred. Falls
City Lumber & Logging Company,
Fallg City, Oregon. 2-11
a clipping from his old home paper in
Iowa containing an account of a Bed
ber not being sufficient to constitute ! Cross sale there at which the same
Crawford's Suit For
Bonus Comes Up For
At 4 o'clock next Thursday after
noon the attorneys in the case will ar
gue a demurrer filed by Attorney Gen
eral Brown in the suit brought by Bob
ert Crawford, former superintendent
of the penitentiary flax plant, against
Governor Withyconibe to compel the
governor to anorove his claim for tSTO
uouuh, wmcn is oue mm uncier niB
agreement with the state at the time
he was employed if he made a financial J
profit of the flax business. Crawford
Oeoree Cassidv. a nromlnent farmar was discharged last November by the
living near Hubbard, sends the Journal ' governor, who offered to pay half the
ford submitted a statement showing
the .state will make a profit of more
New Shipment of
in Khaki and Gray Colors
OUR PRICES ALWAYS THE LOWEST
Gale & Co.
Commercial and Court Streets
Formerly Chicago Store Phone 1072
Paul V. Johnson left this morning on
business trip t Oregon City.
B. A. Plieil left this morning for Port
land on a business trip,
J. C. Currio was in the city today
from his homo at Macleay.
H. W. Witiiam left for Seattle today
via the Oregon Electric.
Miss Dora Ncdukoruu left yesterday
for Seattle, traveling over the Oregon
W. W. Moore hus been confined to
lis homo on north Church this week
with au attack of la grippe.
Chas. H. Clurk, publisher of the Clack
amas County News at Con by, was in
the city today on a short business trip.
Attorney Urant B. Dimick, of Oregon
City, was in Hulem today hob-nobbing
with political friends at the state house
A. A. Underbill, manager of the
Townscnd Creamery company, luft this
morning fur Albany on a business trip.
Parker & Wilson, dealers in real es
tato, have moved their offices from
the .Murphy block to the D'Arey build
ing on State Btreet.
F. I). McDonald, nianuger of the Sa
lem Fruit company, left last evening
for Portland aiid is spending the day
i jure on Business.
W. M. Hamilton left for Portland
joetrrday in connection with business
affairs of the P. B. L. & P. company,
H-j expects to be absent until the lat
ter iinrt of the week'.
Mr. and Airs. Elmer Downing and
MisH Elizabeth Pattoti, of Macleay were
wick end guests of Mrs. Wm. Babcock
of this city.
Manager Ivan McDauicl of the Salem
vjcinmercml club, has been appointed
chairman of the executive board of the
aui:i district for the third Liberty loan
campaign. V. (1. Deckebach is campaign
ninnugcr lor Marion county.
B. II., bettor known as "Baz" Wag
ner, who has been making a two month
sojourn in California, is expocted to re
turn to Salem in the near future, ac
cording to word written to his futher,
David P. Wagner, of this city.
W. W. Tutu, a shoo salesman former
ly employed in this city, has recently
tnkeu a position in the shoo department
of a largo mercantile establishment in
8nn Francisco, according to word re
ceived by friends in the city.
DR. L. M. HUM
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Chinese Medicine and Tea Co.
litis medicine which will cure
anv known disease.
Open Sundays from 10 a. m.
until 8 p. m.
133 Bouth High St.
Salem, Oregon. Phone 283.
Highest price paid for
CAPITAL JUNK CO.
271 Chemeketa St., Phone 398
a quorum, the council adjourned to meet
Wednesday night at -7:30 o'clock.
Pattoo flaaafcfaig C 335 Chemeketa
Phone litOM. We da cunur work. Stoves
and f uhwuKU ftwled. tf
Webb & Clough
The funeral of Lloyd Schmeltzer, who
died yesterday in this city, was held
at 1:30 o'clock this afternoon from the
Webb & Clough chapel, Kev. Carl II.
Elliott officiating.Burial was in the Odd
Fellows cemetery. Deceased was 29 years
of ago and was survived by a mother
and other relatives.
Funeral directors: Webb & Clough
The Salem public library sent out an
other shipment of books and periodicals
today to be distributed to the soldiers
at their military posts and cantonments.
Today's shipmen makes a total of 1260
volumes which the library has sent to
gether with approximately 1000 period
The fwwral beautiful," Webb
rooster was auctioned off and resold
again, bringing a total of $10,755.25 to
the Bed Cross fund. Which warrants
the remark "some bird." Mr. Cassidy
is a breeder of high class Shetland pon
ies, Scotch Collie dogs, and Duroc Jer
sey swine besides growing a large quan
tity or onion sets on his Hubbard rarm
each year. He has taken the matter up
with Willamette chapter of the Bed
Cross of offering them a Shetland pony
to oe auctioned on.
The registration of aliens which be
gan yesterday morning is progressing
slowly, according to reports irom tiie lo
cal registration offices. Only ten appli
cants were registered at the police sta
tion yesterday, and only two more had
shown up today at noon. Five applicants
from without the corporate limits of
tho city had registered at the Salem
postoffico up to noon today. The total
fifteen registrants are as follows: Her
man W. Tiinm, Chas. Lapsehies, Theo,
Coenenbcrg, John Holt, John Stegmier,
Herman oproed, George Corleisse, Her
man Niederkrome, John Thieler, Emil
Bantcnberg, Carl Bahlburg, Peter Meit-
hof, Hcinrich Jegler, John Sherman,
Omar Dunuis. William Lubcke. The last
five registered at the postotfice.
& I rrO . i
Cbas. W. Niemeyer, of this city, was
the fc'unday guest of Major and Mrs.
Lewis L. Koso, of the Wogrich hop
ranch near Independence. While there
ho addressed a Red Cross , meeting at
Bueiia Vista, which resulted in a sub
stantial sum being raised for the Buena
Vista lied Cross auxiliary. Mr. jNie-
meyer plans to address a Bed Cross
mooting in Independence next Sunday.
SILVERMAN. To Mr. and Mrs. Lewis
Mi 1 vitt-mnit Sth iiywI T4mmi1 nifnto Vnli.
2, 1918, a girl, weighing hcvoii pounds, j weeks ago.
Salem Tailor Charged
wiih Seditious Utterances
Felix Kordina, proprietor of tho Cap
itnl Tailoring company,' was arrested
this morning by Sheriff Koedham on
a federal warrant charging him with
seditious utterances. He was placed in
tho county jail and is held awaiting
the arrival of a United States marshal
from Portland. It is understood thnt
Kordina, who is a Bohemian, has been
more or less active for some time with
his pro-Oermnn utterances and actions.
Toil can buy Thrift Stamps during
the month of February for $4.13, and
that's tho cheapest they'll over be.
Everbearing strawberries $1.00 ..per
hundred. G. L. Warren, Bt. 3. 2-6
Mr. and Mrs. Cuyler Van Patten were
up from Portland and spent the week
end with the latter 's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. H. Humphreys, of Shaw. Mr.
Van Patten has" charge of the construc
tion of the new medical building for,
the University of Oregon which is be
ing erected in Portland. The Van Pat-
s ens formerly resided in Salem previous
, to their removal to Portland a few
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5 FARM LOANS
Five and sevon yars loans
with privilege to roxiy 10J He
or multiples on any interest
t Vermont Loan & Trcst Co. J
4 814 Masonic Bldg, Salem, Ote.
Massage and Medical Gymnarao
Graduate of Bwadea
ntona 1347 4H a. Summer Bt.
Hours by appotatmoot at
your a cunt.
t Used Fcrclsre Wasted
Highest Cash Mot Paid tot
E. U STIFF ft BON,
Phone 941 or SOS
JOKML WANT ADS PAY
CLOSING OUT SALE OF
Ammonia, closing out price
Quaker Oats, closing out price 10c
Best Potatoes, v closing out
30c bottles, now 20c
60c bottles now 40c
50c Bottle Heiiu Worcestershire
Sauce, going at 40c
40c Steel Cut Coffee, 35c
35c Steel Cut Coffee 30c
30c Stoel Cut Coffee 25c
2.5c Steel Cut Coffee 20c
Gilt Edge Shoe Polish,
regular 25c, now 20c
Home-made Picalll, regular 25c '
"w 20c; 2 for 35c
S5c Eagle Chili Powder, now 30c
Only a few more days and Damon
will discontinue business in
Everything Goes Begardlesa of
FOB SALE 1 Cash Register;
2 Delivery Wagons; 1 Soda
Fountain and Delivery Horse.
Store with complete fixtures
Phone 68. 855 N. Commercial St.
"The West" is all you can do when
death eome.Call Wobb & Clough Co.
Phone 120. . tf
Friends in the city have received
word from Will E. Knower, who enlisted
from Salem in Jhe qunrtermaster corp,
that he has been transferred from
Washington, D. C, to Baltimore. ne
states thnt the barracks at Baltimore
have not yet been completed and that
a crow of 90 men together with a largo
force of mechanics and plumbers are
working upon the buildings, expecting
to have them completed 111 about three
months. Mr. Knower is the soil of Mrs.
J. W. DeLap, of this city.
Benefit card party and dance by
Maccabees, Wednesday evening, Feb
ruary ti, 8:30. Curds 15 cents. Dance,
gentlemen, 35 cents. Dainty prizes and
good music. Don't forget" Moose hall.
Tho board of directors of the Busi
ness Mens' league have appointed the
following delegates to attend the annual
conveution of the Oregon Betail Mer
chants association which meets in Port
land February 18, 19 and 20; Wm.
Oahlsdorf, H. W. Mevers. Theo. Both.
E. Cooke Patton, Ward Bichardson, J.
Wm. Chambers, Wm. McOilchrist, Jr.,
F. W. Steusloff, C. M. Boberts and U.j
(i. Shipley. Walter A. Denton, of this
city, is state secretary of tho associa
La Carona cigars are Salem's high
est grade 10 cent smoke.
The Civilian Belief committee of the
Bed Cross, composed of Mrs. C. E. Buell,
John W. Todd, Boy O. Shields, E. A.
Harris and Ivan G. McDaniel, met at
the Commercial club last evening and
discussed means of aiding the families
of enlisted men until the first install
ments of the soldiers' pay together with
government allowances can be receiv
ed. The committee decided that the main
thing they can and need to do just
now is to urge upon the families of
enlisted men that they write to the sol
diers and have them take out govern
ment insurance. February 12th is the
date before which the insurance Bhould
be taken out. Information and cable
gram forms may be had at the Commer
Sales of war savings thrift stamps i
are increasing daily in Salem and all I
over Marion county, according to fig
ures kept bv Postmaster Huckestein.
The total sales for the county during j
the past month amount to $20,"47.titi, 1
which is a substantial increase over pre
vious records. Postmaster Huckestein
states the sale of thrift stamps in Sa
lem now averages $600 a day or better.
D .J. Fry, a member of the thrift stamp
sales committee for Marion county, has
been appointed to promote the sale of
thrift stamps among the business men
of the city.
Sealed .bids for the furnishing of
700 cords of wood to school district
number 44, Marion county, Oregon,
will b received by the undersigned up
to 7:30 o 'chick p. m. February 25ht
1918. A ertified check for 10 per cent
of the amount of th bid must accom
pany . same, the right being reserved
by this board to reject any and all bids.
Specificationa for the delivery of the
wood may be had at th office of the
clerk, number 371 State street, Salem,
Or. Bids to be opened at the regular
meeting of the board at 7:30 o'clock
p. m. February 25th, .1918.
School district Number 24, Marion
county. Or. 8-6
W. H. Burghardt, Jr., Clerk.
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than $30,000 off the flax ho harvested.
The attorney general, representing
the governor, filed a demurrer to the
alternative writ of mandamus raising
the technical objection that the circuit
court has no jurisdiction of the sub
ject of the auit, and also alleging that
the writ does not state facts sufficient
to constitute a cause cf action.
A stipulation was filed admitting
that Crawford had presented his claim
to the governor and that the governor
had replied in writing, offering to pay
Crawford "$400 on the so-called bon
A meeting of the board of directors-
of the Salem Commercial elub will be ,
held tomorrow night at the club rooms. 1
The Willamette stood at 9.6 feet ,
above low water this morning at 10 :
o clock, having risen rapidly during the
night and the early part of the day.
S. P. Kimball, a prominent fruit 1
grower living a short distance north of j
West Salem, has received a telegram !
announcing the death of an elder bro- j
ther, D. B. Kimball, living at Woodstock
Ohio. The latter visited his brother at
this place several years ago and will
be remembered by many whom he met
and became acquainted with at that
.Sheriff Needham, of the selective
draft board, has given out notice that
no more physical examinations will be
held until the board has received the
new physical requirements for draft.
Those who have already received their
notification cards to appear for exam
ination will be sent new notifications
when the new requirements are received
by the board.
A Larimer Transfer truck, driven by
C. Y. Chandler, collided shortly before
noon on State street with the Paekard
machine belonging to Miss Sally Bush.
The truck had just turned the corner
from Commercial street and started east
on State when the Bush machine, driv
en bv Jack Aumsler, pulled away from
the curb in front of the Ladd & Bush
bank where it had been parked. No
serious damage was done to either ma
chine and neither driver was injured.
E. W. Pearcy, formerly in charge of
the garden and farm work at the state
asylum, has been appointed to the posi
tion of fruit inspector and county agri
culturist agent for Douglas county. He
will receive a salary of $1800 a year,
besides being provided with an auto
mobile for use in his work in the coun
try, and a stenographer will be furnish
ed" to tak.o care of office work. His head
quarters will be at Eoseburg.
The meeting of the Salem Floral so
ciety which was to have been held
lnat pveninu at the Commercial club
auditorium was postponed owing to the
inclement weather and the few pres
ent till next Monday night. The meeting
will thn convene at 8 o'clocK ana tnc
main feature of the evening will bo
au address bv Luther J. Chapin on
"War Gardens". The society will make
,.ffr,r tn have all vacant lots m
tin city cultivated the coming season
BODY EATEN BT DOGS.
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FIRST AND ONLY PHOTO OF EX-PREMIER KERENSKY'S WIFE TO
ARRIVE IN UNITED STATES This is the first and only photograph of
Mme. Kerensky, wife of the ex-premier and revolutionary leader in Russia,
to arrive in this country. . Before her marriage Mine. Kerensky was a well
known Russian actress.
Auburn, Cal., Feb. 5. With the face
and one arm eaten away by two dogs
who had been tho companions of John
Braadford in a lonely cabin near Au
burn for manv years, Bradford's body
was found today by searchers. Death
had occurred from an unknown cause.
I When the body was touna ine two uu
stnrved dots were at that moment
iwrliiitr on the body. It is believed
! Bradford died several days ago,
was S2 years old.
I There are so many contributing
I causes which lead to a defective spinal
column, that to enumerate them would
require an almost exliaustiess review
! of life from cradle to grave.
1 The position assumed by the child at
j the school desk, or the man or woman
j while at work, suggests the tendency
j for abnormal spinal curvature; also a
fall or bruise, no matter how slight,
may easily throw the spinal column out
j of plumb, anil these may cause the fatal
1 pressure upon the nerves and throttle
; the life giving currents, leading to dis
ease of the organs.
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permitting them to nourish the famish
ed and worn out tissues and organs.
Nature is then able to bring about nor
mal conditions, which mean health.
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tho healing forces of nature.
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