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THE DAILY CAPITAL JOURNAL, SALEM, OREGON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1918.
Town Was Getting Ready To
Moriss Were 10 Cents.
For a Clean City and a Clean Home
-Which appeals to youa clean,-smokeless .
healthy home, or dust, smoke and soot?
. Genuine Gas Coke, being almost wholly car
bon, is smokeless and will not soil your walls,
draperies or linens. -
- Genuine Gas Coke not only costs less than
coal, but it is light, easy to handle, and gives
a steady, dependable heat.
.Burned right no fuel is so satisfactory as
Coke. Our experts will gladly tell you how to
use it properly. Telephone 85.
Price $7.50 per Ton
ON TWO-TON ORDERS ,
Five years is not so long poriod
in the life of a city unless it is meas
ured by events.
For instance, in the Capital Journal
dated October 24, 1913, there appears a
half page paid advertisement with the
caption: "An appeal for a dry balein
by the business and professional men's
campaign eommittte." In favor of a
dry Salem thero is the following argu
ments offered in the advertisement:
"The liquor business must be out
lawed sometime. Why not begin now!
The only reason it "has not been out
lawed in Salem long ago is because the
saloon kocpers are willing to paj al
most any price for the privilege of car
rying it on under the protection of the
law. Salem is now receiving $13,000
annually license money1 from hor sa
loons. This is a paltry sum not to be
compared to the valuo of one of bur
Former Dallas Boy
(Capital Journal1 Special Service.)
Dallas, Oct. 26. Elmer Btraycr, a
former Dallas boy, who has been living
in Portland for the last couple of years
has been commissioned a first lieuten
ant in the engineer eorps of the army
and has been ordered to report at Fort
Douglas, Utah, for training. Mrs.
Mrayer. who before her marriage was
Miss Vera Cosper, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. H. B. Cosper, will make her home
with hor parents in this city during the
absence of her husband. Mr. and Mrs.
Cospor wero in Portland the first of the
week helping the Strayers pack their
household goods for shipment to this
Dallas Soldier Hurt In France.
Corporal Uda Burk, son of Mr. and
Mrs, Sam Burk, of Airlie, was injured
recently in franco while instructing in
grenade throwing in a school up close
to the firing lines. Corporal Burk was
a member of Company L of this city
and since that organization arrived in
iTuuce ne nas oeen an instructor in a
grenado school. The premature explo
sion of tho grenade caused him serious
injury but will not incapacitate him
from further service with the army.
Small Boy Hurt While Plowing.
Clem Swenson. the six-year-old son
loved ones, many of whom are annually 01 Mr' ana mra- .JN- ewenson, resid
ing auyut iwy Mines east ot mis city,
LIGHT & POWER CO
237 N.Liberty St
Ham Ic A
" Can Learn To Shoot
' ,By Peter P. Carney
. (Writer of Interesting Topics) .
Score one for Atlantic City.
It, is the first town in the country to
Jnnnh it. ri.n.Ffuna fhn w.riimnnta V
handling a shotgun, one of the most ef
fective weapons yet brought into play
against the Huns? actually in advance
of their being called to the colors.
This is the result of a patriotic of
fer by the proprietors of the trap-shooting
school on tho Million Dollar Pier
The . owners offered to provide free
the cos of guns, targets, shells and in
structors for ten draftees weekly, the
students to bo designated by the draft
Mayor Harry Bacharach promptly ac
cepted the proposition. In doing so ho
made inquiry as to the cost of providing
for the training of 50 draftees weekly
because of the great importance which
Provost Marshal Crowder is attaching to
markmanship in the preliminary pre
paration of draftets.
The lately-become-21 year old young
men will go to the Atlantic City traps
The Atlantic Citv idea will more than
likely be taken up by trapshodting or-1
gamzahons throughout the country
The Willington Del., Trapshooting as"
eociation has offered the use of its
equipment to the draft boards of Dela
ware for the drafterg of the Diamond
State and will provida-instructors also.
of great food
V Chocolate and cocoa add
flavor and energy giving
material to a diet ana tneir
use will help in many way
in the preparation of palat
able, nourishing dishes from
those foods of which there is
Boakkt of CAoe Recipe
' . 5n Am,
WALTER BAKER & CO.
DORCHESTER . " MASS.
With the ball rolling wo may expect
to hear of other clubs falling in line
and making every effort to instruct the
druftces in tho art of shooting. There
is no time like the present -to prepare.
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outskirts of the village northwestward
for about a mile and a quarter.
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; Drive Germans Northward
Paris, Oct. 26. The allies are driv
ing- the Austro-Germans northward on
the whole 4o mile front between Far
achin and Kralievo, the war office an
Along the Danube an enemy monitor
has been damaged by French artillery.
French patrols inflicted casualties on
the enemy detachments. .
"Along the Danube our artillery
fire damaged an enemy monitor," the
communique said. ,
"French patrols inflicted casualties
on German detachments and took some
' ' On the Serbian front, from Parach
in to Kralievo, we pursued the enemy,
taking 200 prisoners. The enemy is
falling back northward."
Ales Will Not Consider
Austria-Hcngaria At All
By Raymond Clapper.
(United Press Staff Correspondent.)
Washington, Oct. 25. President Wil
son and alliod gtatosmtn have virtually
washed their' hands of Austria, accord
ing to diplomatic views hero today. At
the Swedish legation r.6 word had been
received this morning of another Aus
trian note to Prosident Wilson, but of
ficials thought that one might arrive
during the day, if press leportg are eor
Austria, according to unofficial- ad
vices here, does not into.id to Jeul with
Czecho Slovak arid Jugo-Slav leaders in
America, as President Wilson has told
her bhe must do.
Instead, evidently Austria intends to
deal with the Czecho-Slovakj in Austria
so as to bribe them into acceptance of
her autonomy proposition. "Her game
will be to put hand-picked Czechs and
Slavs in power and bargain with them
to keep her power over them as at pres
et, diplomats say.
Comic Opera Warrior
Wants To Eat 'Em Alive
New York, Oet, - 25. Colonel Roose
velt is out in the open today itf oppo
sition to President Wilson's fourteen
peace points, and his correspondence
with Germany. In telegrams to Sena
tors Lodge, Johnson ' and Poiudexter,
Roosevelt said he hoped the ' Br.iate
would declare against adoption of the
fourteen points, 'in their entirety" as
a basig of satisfactory peace.
Roosevelt declared for the uncon
ditional surrender of Germany and said
he hoped the senate would take action
in favor of an unconditional surrender
peace and against a negotiated peace.
"Let lis dictate peace by the ham
mering of guns, and not chat about
peace to the accompaniment it a click
ing of a typewriter," the colonel said.
He asserted the language of the
fourteen points was not clear, that some
of the points might form the basis of
the unconditional surrender of th
United States; that Wilson's termg are
satisfactory to Germany and to pro
Germans and pacifists; and that many
of the president's points are 'thorough
started down the road to ruin every
Among the men on the campaign com
mittee who signed the appeal were E.
T. Barnes, W. T. Bigdon, John Fayne,
C. M. Kobcrts, Dr. G. V. Ellis, Dr B.
L. Steeves,.Dr. H. C. Epley and Dr.
E. E. Fisher. The appeal seemed to
have the right effect as on the election
two wocks la'ter the city went dry with
a majority of 484.
l nose were the days of long ago
when it cost but ten cents t0 go to the
movies. In the issue of te Capital Jour
nal dated October 25, 1913, The Globe
was advertising a last chance o eco
'The Girl and The .Tiger.'- at Te Lib
erty the offering was Master Hall, the
wonderful boy soprano. Also a movie
tw0 reel about "The Homespun." The
Wexford was offering a fine two reel
movie of "Why Girls Leave Home."
The Bligh theatro offered three refined
One of tae advertisements run in the
issue of October 25, 1913, by the.Salom
Brewory Association presented its ai
gument with the headline' " Why drink
waver wueu you can get ntuom oe;eri"
In the issue of the Capital Journal
dated October 29, 1913, just a few days
was quite badly injured this week
while plowing with a four-horse team.
The boy stumbled and fell against one
of the discs on the plow which threw
him down and injured lnm quite badly.
Dallas Business Houses Close Early.
Upon advice from the State Council
of National Dofonso the business
houses of this city will hereafter close
promptly at 0 o'clock in the ovening of
tne weeK ana at 8 o'clock on Satur
day nights. Instead of opening at early
hours as heretofore the houses will not
open until 7:30 o'clock.
There never was a time when it was so necessary to economize as the pre
sent. The tire user by exercising a littUe care can guard against the need of
new tires. The average tire if taken at the right time can be HALF SOLED
at about half the price of a new tire and the user will be guaranteed 3500
miles. We have placed over 350. in the past 60 days.
The HALF SOLE is not a TREAD, it is an entire cover. Let us inspect
your tires and we will help you SAVE and SAVE for More Necessary Pur
219 North Commercial Street
United States and Pennsylvania Vacuum Cup Tires
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Butz and Mr.
and Mrs. Grover McDonald wore Me-
Mmnville visitors this week.
Mrs. . Bolnnd . Holman and little
daughter aro guests this week at the
homo of Mrs. Holman 's caronts. Mr,
and Mrs. James Boydston, in the west
ern part of tho city. "
Mri land Mrs. Clarence Kraber and
family have returnod to Dallas to make
their future home. The Krabors have
boon living in Portland for the past
week for a short visit with relatives
Mr. and Mrs. Dave Crider and daugh
ters were Portland business visitor, the
first" of the week.
Bert Teats, principal of the city
schools of Newport, is a guest at the
home of his parents, Mr and Mrs., A.
W. Teats, owing to the closing of the
schools of that city by the epidemic of
J. A. Baxter, a prominent farmer of
the Salt Creek community, was a Dal
las business visitor this week.
G. M. Opsund motored to Portland
Miss Marie Quail was homo from
Portland Tuesday visiting her sister,
Silverton schools, churches and the
atro were closed Wednesday morn
ing on account of the influenza. So far
there has been but one family here
stricken with the epidemic a family
by the name of Evans living on South
Water street. Every nicmbef of the
family is reported sick.
"'Mrs. Geo. Taylor, of Hubbard, visited
in Silverton this week.
Mrs. Lewis Johnson lias returned to
Portland, aftor a visit with, Silverton
Thora E. Smith, of Portland, and
mother, Mrs. Pcdorsen, of Pasadena,
Oal., visited tho Inter's sister, Mrs. Lar
son, this week.
Homer Calking returned this weok
bofore the election which was to decido from an extended visit at the home of
wot or dry for Salem, there appeared a Ms sistor, Mrs. Hornshoo, at MedforU
t.-.lit .1 a: - L !
ami. pagu atiYeruaumcni, lnscric
tho Salem Welfare Loague which fa
vored Bnloons, as follows: "The Sa
loon Its placo in the social economy.
Na adequate substitute for it. "-And
that was only five years ago. ,
Tho markets have changed wondei
fully during the past five years.. In the
Capital Journal issue of ... October 30,
1913, wheat is quoted at 77 cents a
bushel. It is now $2.25. Patent flour
then watf- quoted in the Portland mar
ket wholesale .at $4.70 a .barrel. To
day flour costg in Salem from $12 to
$13 a barrel. , ,
Oregon creamery butter was then
quoted at 30 cents a pound wholesale.
Today it is 66 cents with a retail price
of 72 cents.' Dealers wore p,ving 38
cents for eggs in Salem five years ago
whilo today the price ia 55 cents. Tho
market price on potatoes five yoars ago
was from 75 cents to $1.00 per hundred.
Today it is just $2.00 a hundred. J
In tho issue of November 1, 1913,
Max Burcn and William Steusloff in
sert an advertisement stating they are
not candidates for councilmen in the
socond ward at tho coming election
On the samo day is the new8 item that
"John J. Eoberts, the woll known bus
iness man now conducting tho 'Tog
gery' had tho misfortune to receive a
broken wrist while attempting to crank
his automobile." In the same issue
Chas. n. Hinges, jeweler and optician,
announces that he is positively going
out of business. "The Chocolate Sol
dier" ig billed at the opera house for
the evening of November 3, 1913.
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" A sound, healthy man is never a
back number. A man can be as vigorous
and ablo at seventy as at twenty. Con
dition, not years, puts you in the dis
card. A system weakened by overwork
and careless living brings old age prematurely,-The
bodily functions are im
paired and unpleasant symptoms ap
pear. The weak spot is .generally the
kidneys. Keep them clean and in prop
er working condition and you-will gen
erally find yourself in Class Al. Take
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Get a trial box of GOLD MEDAL Haar
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Oil the kind your great-grandfather
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MEDAL Brand. In three sizes, sealed
To Give Up Authority
Announcement was made yesterday by
mcmberg-of the Oregon Public Service
commission that the commission would
not concede that all authority over the
legnlation of the telephone rates in this
slate had been taken over by the post
master general when the government
took over control of telephone and tele
This announcement wag prompted by
a newspaper article from Olympia stat
inb that the Washington commitsion
Mr. and Mrs. G. Harder and dauuh
fer, Nettie, left this week for Kansas
where thoy will visit with relatives during-
the coming winter. .
Mrs. Ralph Bennett has returned to
her home in Tillamook after a 1 short
visit at the home of Mrs. A. W, Ben
nett and family on Mijltrecf, . '
Mrs. George T. Gorlinger and chil
dren of Portland are in the city this
would refer all tolephono rate matters
to the postmaster general.
It rs contended by tho Oregon com
mission that tho act under which tho
governor took over tho control of the
tolepono and telegraph lines expressly
state commissions should be recognized.
This provision ig quoted as follows:
4 That nothing in this .act shall - be
construed to amend, repoal, impair, o.
affect existing laws or power, of - the
several states in relation to taxation or
the lawful polico regulation of the scv-
eiui states, except wherein 'sucIi'Iuwb,
powers or regulations may atfeet file
transmission of government Communi
cations, or tho issue of the etoci.i, ni:d
bonds by such system or ysteui.. "
(Capital Journal Special Service.)
Silverton, Oct, " 26. Juliu3 C. Wolf
was in Portland and Salem Wodnesday,
Julius Stark went to Salem thig wook
to take his' examination before the lo
Mark- Paulson, a Silverton attorney,
has joinod the service this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Bon Bittler are the
proud parents of a baby girl born
Thursday. , .. . .' '
E. E. Kirkpatrick, of Chicago, visited
at the home of his sister, Mrs. F. M.
Peyton, this week.
F. M. Morley, a local hop buyer' and
real estate man, wag married Wednes
day at Salem to Miss Mabel Amindsoii,
of thia city. They are spending & few
days in Portland. - - '
Miss' Bess Cowden spent the week
visiting in Portland.
John Karstettor and wife; of Port
land, have been visiting Mr. Karntet
ter's parcuts here. ; '
Miss Louise Adams, who has, been
visiting hor sister, Mrs. Charles Rey
nolds, ;at Portland, returned to Silver
ton thig week. -- -
Miss Anna Sebo wag a Portland vis
itor the first of the week.
Rev.', and Mrs. J. C. Roseland went
to Woodburn last Sunday, . where Mr.
Rascland conducted services.
Mig Sylvia Johnson, of Portland
spent a few days visiting her grand
mother, Mrs. Jacob Iverson. ';: ;.
Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Preston and, Mr.
Bennett attended the funeral of Miss
Rachel. Angel at North Santrain,
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