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"age of The Capital Journa
January 2, 1919 .
CHARLES H. FISHEB
Editor and Publisher
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THE WORD OF HOPE.
No more hopeful word has been spoken since the
signing of the armistice than that of President Wilson
to the American troops on Christmas day, when referring
to the "chart of peace" that it has been the priviledge o.t
America to offer to the world.
"Now the process of settlement has been rendered
comparatively simple by the fact that all the nations con
cerned have accepted the chart, and the application of
those principles laid down there will be their application.
"The world will now know that the nations that
fought this war, as well as the soldiers who represented
them, are ready to make good make good not only in
the assertion of their own interests, but make good in the
establishment of peace upon the permanent foundation
of right and justice."
T4- tuna o vnooenrro wnrtViv nf t.VlP dav.
it waoouivoijwv- j
TTt;i urifVnn q fpw riavs. fchtfre was eround for fear
UilVU TllWalil W " V "J - G
that the vast war sacrifices had been thrown awaythat
the world could expect little more man a reiurn w ui
old, perilous system of rival armament out of which this
war grew. But a change has come over the spirit of the
men who will determine -the policies of the great peaco
There are things in the cabled correspondence of tha
newspaper representatives to indicate that Premier
Clemenceau will strike a discordent note, but President
Wilson told the American people, through a message to
Vice President Marshall, yesterday, that everything was
being harmoniously arranged.
The people have given a clear mandate to their gov
ernments. And when the men in charge of the govern
ments once become convinced that the thing is practicable
otvoJniifurair rvenntYips sn A federation of the nation
to preserve peace will no doubt be one of the outcomes of
to.hc peace conterence, ana tne most mipui turn ui us
NOT ALL IN EUROPE.
!hg from influenza, but facing death from starvation. In
nnp srhnnl mom were twentv-three children whose tat-
tred clothing a rag-man would not buy Most of these
little folks had come to scnooi DreaKiasuess.
Of course, this condition was in tne kast aiae 01
Mow Vnri- av a snnf-. notorious for its congestion, its
iltH AVXAl xy.VJ, M " f '' ,
;mnn r,nA Uo nnvprtv hut there are in all the large
cities a roll of hungry, underfed little waifs whose pitiful
estate would toucn tne naraest nearu iue uwuwiui;
institutions do all they can, but somehow not all the
needy get help.
The adult who is ragged an dhungry may have him
self to blame; the child never. He is a victim. In these
days of awakened hearts and far-reaching kindness these
helpless ones in our own country must not be forgotten.
p;0i. nipmpnopnii nnnnrentlv is Drenariner to enter
the peace conference with demands that the allies and
America permit France to annex more of German terri
tory than Alsace-Lorraine, and that the power of the al
lied democracies be used to collect Russia's repudiated
debt to France of a. billion dollars. There is little likeli
hood that the peace conference will agree to these de
mands. French public opinion, however, is not at present
in a mood to accept this retusai. An imperialism: mjuu-
ment nas never oeen wnouy au&em. hum ncuui
rince the Napoleonic days. The present overwhelming
victory of the Allies nas served 10 encuux age aiuwu
of those Frenchmen who insist upon r ranee s rigm ux ca-
pansion. This is the oasic reason wny rreuuer
ceau has declared nimseii in iavor ox reLcnuuu ui wic uiu
principle of the balance of power. n
TRUNK FIGURES IN
When Stomach Hurts
The United States didn't enter the war to win the
whole Adriatic for Italy. However, inasmuch as Italy
blandly explains that she won it for herself, what are we
going to do about it?
Flu and war, like Experience, are . "Good teachers",
but they keep a dear school. 'v
Flu and war, like Experience, are "Good teachers,
but they keep a dear school."
Now York finst Side school teacher that
pome of her children were slowly starving to death arous
ed great consternation. Some of the kindly souls who
are always ready to answer sucn an appeal acieu at mice.
"We will feed the children first and investigate after
ward." they said.
The investigation which did follow the feeding was
all too easy, facts were so apparent. Prevailing prices
are so high that parents cannot afford to buy milk and
the staple foods which children need.
In one settlement tnere were iw cnnurun icwvci-
By Jane Phelps.
BKIAN 19 PIiEASED THAT HK
HAS A BON
PEACE TIME TOPICS.
Let's froget the busted kings, for a while; more up
lifting, helpful things are in style; let us paint up our
abodes, let us boost for better raods, so the mules may
haul their loads with a smile. We have talked so long of
scraps, and of gore, that our voices and our maps are a
bore ; let it now be understood we intend to cut some wood,
so our credit may be good at the store. Let the kaiser sit
and mope, in distress; let tne Kronpnnz nana oui aope iu
the press; I've abandoned words for deeds; I'll supply our
laily needs, buy my wife a string of beads and a dress.
Let our gifted statesmen frame terms of peace; duobtless
they can play the game, slick as grease; it is ours to put
up ice, it is ours' to earn the price so the children may
have rice and roast geese. To the tale of war so long we
gave tongue, that the old time chestnut gong should be
rung; now the war is done and past, and the guns have
ceased to mast, let us nusue u u uu ue you. T() tMnk t-n.t,7v, it the fast,
us scrub, on bended knees, all the floors; let us paint tne you kw up M t,reir i,h ,uch
. . J. 14- -ninnA fVint titn1ran wallr . secret.''
apple trees, oui 01 uuuns, icv. us wnw
fix the clothesline, wind the clock we can find an endless
stock of such chores.
Wlint Kriiin hud atml in his letter
about Mollio Xving miuln no impression
on lfuth at the time. There was a sin
ister moaning, to her, in tho insesago
concerning his chum. It was ominous
or snemod so to her. that he should
my he lmd nuido arrangements for her
to know in case no was nurt t'ernais nc
had ulreudy been wounded, shi thought,
and tho letter was simply to prepare
!S1ib Hinih'il as she road atrain li is re
mieHt. for 4thoeolftte. iiuil tlieu frowned
a. liu re-ioud th part rut'erring to
Mollio King (this tune more carefully).
Brian surely praised her uiistintedly
well, porhans she deserved it. But down
in her heart was the unspoken wish that
Brian and Mollio weren't where they
could see each other.
lie had said ho was O. K. and loving
her. That nurt of his letter gave her
iov, altlionu'li she mistrusted his '0.
K." But that ho said ho was loving
lit'iv thrilleil her nnit Him nrenMerl her
lips to the words, as she murmured her
love for him.
Thou, after a day or two of anxious
wnllimy pnniM nmttlier lelter. The renlv
to the ouo sho had written telling of
uer uoy rneir Bon.
Once more her hands trembled as she
opened ty-jo onvelopo in her haste; once
more her eyes dimmed as she read;
yet this tune with happy tears. Unaii
t)eiir Wife' Kenri'elv vef. tn T real-
ir.H what you have written, although I
navo reau your aeur iciier nun a am
en times. Each time the news it con
tains seems more wonderful; more
sweet. And to think you were alone
Alone at a time when you perhaps
wanted if vou did not need. me. more
than ever before I feel choked with
gratitude that you camo through snfo-
ly; ana tnat you navo me cnuu iu com
fort you, should anything happen to
"Not that there is going to! not
now. I havo to look out for myself so
that I may come back to you and our
son. How strange it eenm, nlmsnt hard
of belief, that 1 am father to a kiddie.
I must behave myself even better than
I ever have considered at all neces
sary. Ho must have no bad example for
a dad. You av he looks like me Poor
little chap. When he had so handsome a
mother, it is a shame to infliet him
with k ennv nf mv nhi&. Yet I ran 't
help being a little glad that it is so;
and that you will have something to
constantly remind you of me. Kiss him
for mo, not ore, but a often as you
do for yourself. I shall be ure then
that ho i getting his share from me.
''I am ntore glad than I eon express,
Ruth, dear, that your aunt could be
with you. It was very sweet and un
selfiah to let nie go without tarrying the
anxiety 1 oertuialy should have had.
if I had knnwa of what was to conic
"Tiriiin think an it miuht do GTOOd. She
thnncrhi hn Tflmembered. with iilBt
a touch of bitterness, that Brian had
spent that last hour witn mouie js-ing.
But Bho could nolong feel bitter with
l.. Li,., l,.f.n l,nv hn nnnrent A
11,9 IIJIIVI UWJIWJV jivi
lovo letter he ha? wtten sinco their
marriage. Tho letters she had receivod
when away on her business trips, had
never been more tnan coia nriie noies
breathing in every line his disapproval
Anil iin hn hnrl heen overseas, the
few ho had sent her had been filled with
nTk" nf war. the stranee country, and
Mollio Kinc. Finally, with a little
fr ateti ami o. sue resumoa ner reauuic:
''I shall fight all tho better, all' the
hnrdnr Vie.eanaB of him. The sooner the
Huns are downed, the Booner can I como
onck and mako his acquaintance. So
you may bo sure I shall go gunning
for them in earnest that isn't intend-
'I told Mollie about the boy, and
she was delighted. Really I don't know
what I should have done, Baa l not
been ablo to tell some one some
woman. She asked many questions and
wanted to bo remembered to you. She
eaaei) me a little because I acted so
proud and happy. She is Btill working
day and night, and as I wrote you tne
soldiers adore her.
"Well. 1 must ston and eo to chow.
At tims it beeonu3 the most important
thing we have to do. And by tne wny,
Ruth, while our cooks aren't quite in
Rachel's class, we are fed very well
indeed. Undo Sum's men haven't any
kicks coming. Oood-byo little mother, I
wish I might see you tonight and tell
you how happy I am, and many other
things I don't really care to nave a
censor read even if he is a good fel
low Lovingly, Brian.". "
(To be eontinued)
A Tinfttlpirffinor case of rather large
proportions loomed up this morning in
the sheriff's office, and Dy noon iwu
of the men implicated had pleaded
i,;uv anil r Mich siven a fine of
lot) by Judge Webster. An innocent
looking trunk tnat natt oeon mucins
several trips from the south to Salem
also figured in the case.
This morning before justice of the
peace D. Webster, search warrants were
sworn out against Howard Bulsey, J.
T. Cook and Jack MeOrath. At the
same time warrants were sworn out
against Walter D. Gardner, H. .
lowd, V. L. Tylor and J. E. Maddtsonf
charged with unlawfully having liquor
in their possission.
This mnmiiiff Mr. Bowd and Mr.
Madison appeared before the court
with a plea of guilty and were given
the $50 fino each.
Tho story of the latest attempt at
bootlegging in Salem is about as follows:
Are Express Drivers
Mr. Tvlor and Mr.
Dnu-il arn nicssentrora or express driv
ers for the express companies hore. Mr.
Cook is a signal man at the Southern
Pacific depot and uowara uuisey is
baggage man at tne depot.
Tim trnrk that had been making, so
many innooent trips back and forth
seem to havo attracted tneir atten
tion. Anyhow, when it arrived about
rw 1 it. was taken out to the home
of Howard Hulsey and later moved
to the home of Mr. Madison, noxt
door. As far as can now be learned,
nnA nnaa nf linsior nut of the trunk has
alroady been sold for 1(100. The money
was given to iwwd Dut it is unuerstuuu
that Madison, acting as ft go-between,
only got $10 for the handling.
it is thought that the trunk original
ly contained 72 quarts of whiskey but
when tho sheriff got busy with his
search warrants, only 36 quarts were
The developments in the case rather
indicate that something startling will
develop, as tho officers claim to know
the man that had .been receiving the
trunks on their periodical visits irom
,, IL. A .kn
the soutn, And witn tne owner ui
trnnlia in vinw there ia a suspicion that
he could not very well drink the amolla
of wot goods ne nas Deen receiving.
Spend Two Bits! Bingo!
"Tthat'9 what they all say TincI
Mr(;ic! (Creates stuff iu the world
for a bum stomach! No humbug just
wht. T hnvA hecn lookincr for Han tat
anything I like now. Made mo feel
twenty years youngor." STUMEZ;
the wonder working tablets for out
of order, siek, sour, belching, upset
utnmnr.hs. dvsnensia. indigestion, head.
adhes, nervousness, are just fine. Try
tnem and you will say, wrea.t! Ma
for STUMEZE and a happy, healthy
life!" For sale at all drug stores. 25cV
strewn with roses, together with his
admission that he is not opposed to
continuation of armed alliances on
land and sea, tho opposition element
in i'ranee is treely criticising tne pre
mier's policy as dangerous and predict
ing that long debates will feature the
io Discrepancy Says Faper
London, Jan. 2 There is no funda
mental discrepancy between the aims
of President Wilson and Premier
Clemenceau, the London Times declar
ed today in an articlo on Wilson's con
demnation of the balance of power
idea and Clemenceau 's support of it.
This npwHTinnAp nnnmiiipea belief
that both statesmen are working to
ino some enoa out irom airiorent an
gles. Wilson is regarded as being most
inrpiir. nn innnif nprn nneiiT Tienea I
. -o i r
the world, while Clemenceau "does
not ropudiate that nope," but is first
fletfirmlnpil tn inaurn thn future aftffit.V
and peace of France by proposing a
leaguo ox great democracies.
Tho Tlirmo ilnea Tint nvprlnnlf the
fact that Clemenceau called this league
the "balanco of power", but it ox
plains "the name is a small matter,"
Assistant Secretary of tw tfavy
Rnnsevp.lt a.iilpil far Kiirnne Tuesday to
expedite the settlint up of the navy de-
They Serve Chickens
With Hie Heads On
Private R. G. Williams is ono of the
boys in France who would rather be
in Oregon, now that the troublo 1b all
over. In writing one of his friends
here, he expresses himself as follows:
'Have not Btarted homo yet but
still have hopes, f I ever get gtan
ed, I'm going to be hard to stop be
cause I'm sure raring to got home.
''Had my chicken in a little French,
rcstauran Thanksgiving day, ibut I'
could have cooked it better myself.
They leave tho head on and I never
inrpil mneh for thorn servetl that way.
It is anything but pleasant to look at.
"I live in a tent and sloop on the
ground but am dry and doing jrolL
Can't kick and that is saying somo-
tlnng in tno army, fcven tne muiei
kick, I've been told. I saw plenty on
tho Verdun front that had kicked their
TO GROOVE STAVES .
A machine has been invented for
tonguing and grooving staves for tight
barrels at a date of from 13,000 t
20,000 pieces a day, . -
PEACE CAPITAL OF
WOP IS PRESENT
SCENE OF CONFUSION
Opposition Element In France
inticise tlemenceau Lon
don Times Optimistic.
By William Philip Slmmg
(United Press staff correspondent)
Paris, Jan. 2. On the eve of the
formal conferences, the peace capital
of the world, is being swept by a bat
tic between poasimism and optimism.
Warned by Premier tlemenceau mat
tho road to peace probably will not be
Lumber company and the Mountain
Stutes Power company no ono would
havo known that 1919 had arrived.
Pioneer Polk County
Woman Passes Beyond
(Capital Journal Special Service.)
Dallas, Or., Jan. 2. Mrs. Bronson,
widow of tho Into D. O. Bronson, pasfr
e,l bwrv at the homo of her Ouucbtar,
Mrs. 11. V. Jinmn, on uourt street ino
luttcr part of lust week aftor a short ill
npsq Hun tn a liervmia hren&down.
Mrs. Bronson was one of the old res
idents of Polk county coming here from
Knnxville. 111., with hor Darcnts. Mr.
ami Irs Ituiiirf T)emiiRev. in about 18b2
settling on a farm near the present site
of Kiekreall. After her marriage to
Mr. Bronson in the latter part of th
sixties the deceased moved to a farm
in the neiirhhorhnod of Lewisvillo in
the wente.ru ntrt nf Polk eountr where
the eouplo resided until several years
niro wlion ther moved to Dallas, ui
Bronson died about three years ago.
The deceased is survived by tw
ilniichtera. Mrs. H. C. Eakin and Mrs.
J. E. Sibley of this city, and three soni,
George Bronson of Pedee, Wm."Bronso
of Hnrrisburg, Or., and Charles Brow
son of Log Angeles, Calif.
Funeral services over tne remains
wore hold TueeBdav morninir and the
body was taken to Lewisville for in
1 1 oasiea vneese
HereV a dish that Snow Flakes
are particularly adapted to. Spread
grated cheese on each Snow Flake f
Soda, toast in a quick oven. 5 The
mult is an anrwliTino tatUuinrr
"d i L'll 'unc'l' You should try this. f 1
Ij ' J Don't ask forcrackers, saynbw
Your grocefcan supply you.
Ruth laid the letter iu her lap for a
moment and her eyes took on a retro
-. . . '. 1 L 1 . , 1 .HUM 1
niiTiiTt, itwK. can, ptiri" rfeQ
I brave; she had NOT been unselfish. Yet
efter all, it would do no harm to let
New Tear Comes Quietly In Dallas.
Tho advent of the new year was not
celebrated to any -extent in this city.
due to the ban on all gatherings placed
bv health officer, Dr. B. H. MfCr-Hpn
nn account nf the influenza epidemic.
The usual ringing of ehureb. bells ud
merry making was dispensed with and
but for the blowing of the whistles at
the plants of the Willamette vauey
LaCreole Club Again Open.
The ilners nf the LaCrcolo club in this
city have been opened, tho members
fnetini7 that tho influenza epidemic hts
s0 fur been gotten under control that
another brcukinc out is not to o ai
ed. Physicians also gavo assurance to
Mm members that as the room was al
ways reeking with tobaeco smoke which
is said to be a deadly enemy t0 tno
influenza bug, that no chances of any
one takingthe malady wtuic enjoying
tho privileges ol ihe club room wes hko
ly. The club was closed several wceki
Ujjo by the members wnen ine innuen-
ba was raging in this city and com
Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Young and son,
Armine, wero Callus visitors the first
of the week.
P. A. Finse'it,' proprietor of tse lo
Hive store, who has been ill with pneu
uionit. the past several days, is again
able to be about the house.
Deputy Sheriff T. B. Hooker is again
ablo to be at his o"k after a week's
J. O. VanOrsdal has relumed
from an extended visit a-t the home oi
her son, Alex VaB Orsdal at Omaha,
Sheriff John W. Orr was a business
visitor iu tho Grande Hondo country
C. S. Graces has been a Dusinese vis-
itnr in Tillamook this week looking
after extensive business itnerests.
Mr. nnA Mrs. Flovd Sear or fort-
land are gnests of Dallas relatives thU
Mrs. li. . PntHrson and children are
smests at the hon-t of relatives in Hills-
Ed Dunn, the popular confectionery
man of this eity wag a business visit
or in tho Capital City the first of the
Hollis Smith visited at the home of
Mr. and Mr' Willi Simonton at Suv
er the first of tho week.
LITTLE TALKS ON THRIFT
By S. VV. STRAUS, Pwiitnt Amtrkm Stittjfa Thrift
hand there are
war now i s
over, it is not
of the Ameri
can people to
go back to
This is due
tn th fart
ttuat w are
'gaining an understanding of the true
meaning of thrift
. We have found that, contrary to the
theory of many before the war, thrift
does not mean money hoarding or
'miserliness or undue selfishness. On
the contrary we have learned that it
u rm-trnrtiTe and nDbuildint. and.
for this reason, we find it advantage
ous to continue its practices aunng
these days of readjustment and peace.
' There are, of course, many who will
relax in their frugal practices now
that the stern necessities of war havo
relieved the pressure somewhat But
it appears that the tremendous mo
mentum of thrift, acquired during the
'lost eighteen months of snffering and
sacrifice, will be continued.
'There seems to be a popular desire
for the, perpetuation of the thrift
ftgajb schools rapidly are tak
ing up thrift as a part of their cur-!
ricuta. business firms arc cendu ting,
well ordered campaigns to promote';
economy among their employees, and
the agencies of the Government are
keeping alive the patriotic appeal for :
the practices of thU virtue. ;
But satisfactory results could not
be obtained were it not for the fact
that the popular viewpoint with re-;
gard to thrift is now more generally
One can now practice economy with-;
out inviting the uncomplimrntn ry sug-'
gestion that one is unprogressive, old
fashioned, miserly or avaricious.
In brief, there has been s complete
revolution of thought The war has
clarified the public mind, has swept
out the cobwebs.
From an economic standpoint.
now have our bearings, our feet i
treading solid ground, we t ;
forward with clear understi " - !
We have shaken off old . 1
less shackles, and from x ' -er
progress will be more ri;i
We shall build our liv-o
stantially; there will be U?-
less ignorance and less sesT -cause
there will be less tli ',"
Like everything in life w
we have learned our lci."-i ' 'U
only after bitter experiences.
It took a great World Uer ! i
its destruction and woe tn tew ti
thrift But in this stern scb" I t.t.
have learned Our lesson well. j