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CHARLES H. FISHES
Editor and Publisher
Mar 27, 1919
Published Every Evening: Except Sunday, Salem, Oregon.
Address All Communications To
138 S. Commercial St.
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FULL LEASED WIUE TELE(iKAPll REPORT
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obedience to an economic law that is almost as imper
ious as the law which makes water run down hill.
It must be recognized that, so far as the staples are
concerned, food markets are now world markets, and
consumers everywhere must pay prices that consumers
are willing to pay in th countries that need food most.
This is unfortunate for the consumers in food-producing
countries. Maybe it is unfair. But what can be
done about it?
Any attempt to stop the operation of this law might
result in greater evils than high prices.
THE GIFT OF THE FLYERS.
The men who first attempted to fly across the At
lantic gave something far more precious to mankind
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airier baa named you.
THE DAILY CAPITAL JOURNAL
la the only aewspaper In Salem whoee circulation U guaranteed by the
Audit Bureau Of Circulation!
EXPORTS AND HIGH PRICES.
With food at its present prices, it is natural enough
that many Americans should grudge the shipping of
such quantities to Europe. They argue that if all the
foodstuffs raised in this country, or anywhere near all
of them, remained here, there would be such plenty that
prices would fall. That is very true. But it does not
follow that anybody is to blame for the present situa
tion, or that the situation could be changed, or indeed
that the nation would change it if it were possible.
The phrase, "feeding the world," h?s been much mis
understood. Many otherwise enlightened persons per
sist in thinking that this is a big charitable enterprise to
which the nation is commuted. There is really little
chnrity in it at all. It is almost all together a matter
The Europeans are paying, and paving high prices,
for every bit of food we send them. There simply hap
pens to be an abnormal demand over there, and we,' hav
ing a surplus, are supplying the demand. The fact that
the food shipment and distribution are largely under
government auspices, with the cooperation of the allied
governments, makes little difference. If the government
authorities were not handling the matter, that demand
would be met by private enterprise, and the American
food surplus would flow abroad just about the same, in
They renewed in the whole world the tides of cour
age and imagination. Even if neither American nor Aus
trian, Briton nor Frenchman had successfully negotiated
the trip, still the effort would have been more than
worth while. For somehow, as the big planes rose from
the earth, the spirits of men lifted with them and their
thoughts went up into the world of infinite possibilities,
Though death and disaster prevent the adventurers
from reaching their goal there can be no inglorious end
ing to an undertaking begun in such bravery and en
thusiasm. Even the prosaic stay-at-home folk will turn
back to earning their daily bread with a new light in
their eyes, and a new squaring of their shoulders, be
cause the flyers have listened to imagination's whisper
that perhaps the impossible is possible after all, and have
had the courage to go and see.
By Walt M;
The world seems going to the dogs, and governments
ute slipping cogs, and everything is wrong; all sorts of
crazy notions thrive, and Windy Jims are much alive,
and anarchy seems strong. The workless workers brag
and boast, and send us bombs by parcel post, and rough
on rats by mail; and while the lawless hoboes yip some
nervous gents may lose their grip and sweat some blood
u'ul wail. The world's unsettled for a time; the German
cat ivval of crime broke all our moorings, loose; it's vain to
walk the floor at night and say that everything in sight
is going to the deuce. Did you suppose when war was
done that everything would smoothly run, without a kick
or balk? Did you suppose we'd all get back to walking in
the same old track without a squeak, or squawk? The
world was shaken to its base, and everything knocked out
of place, and naught uninjured stood; did you suppose the
dawn of peace would make all signs of tumult cease Your
guessing was no good. I am surprised things run so well
right after four long years of hell, when all our holds were
lost; we can't endure such years of strife and then re
sume the old time lifewe have to pay the cost. The
gents who send their bombs by mail in time will find such
pastime stale, and thev II
talk of blood
.shortly die away.
The passage of the ordinance vacating the foot of
Trade street by the council last night clears the way for
the building of the new paper mill which will cost $500,-
000 to start with and may before long grow into an in
vestment of a million and a half. The industry will em
ploy a great deal of labor here and in its logging camps,
and is one that is destined to grow with each succeeding
year. The demand for paper products is increasing and
the pulp suply of the Last has decreased to a point where
the forests of the West or Canada must provide the sup
ply in order to meet the demands of the market. There
is no question of the future of the paper industry
on the coast, and Salem is fortunate in securing a plant
which will become one of the principal factors in its fu
ture growth. , , '
The Winnipeg revolt led by Bolsheviki labor agita
tors, is dying out, the government having discharged pos
tal clerks and all other employes who wept out in the so
called sympathetic strike. There have been no spectacu
lar methods employed by the law and order element but
those who quit work have been given to understand that
their jobs were gone for good, aod when their leaders
saw that the government and the plain people of the city
meant business there was a general weakening of the
anarchist movement just as there was in Seattle. The
only fear is that many of these foreign agitators and
their deluded followers may cross the line and stir up
trouble in this country.
With some of their cohorts claiming the League of
Nations to ne nothing more than an alliance of the three
great world powers, United States, Great Britain and
r ranee, and Senator Reed branding it as being controlled
by the black, yellow, brown and red races, one is apt to
suspect that the opponents of the league are more in
spired by politics and the desire to talk than by actual
defects in the covenant at which their criticisms are directed.
Horse Sense About. Tobacco
Good tobacco ought to be like a well
bred hoss all th' kick taken out but
all th' sperit left in.
You see, half the secret of makin' a good hoss is
in the breedin' an' half in the breakin'. Selectin'
tobacco that's grown right is only half of makin'
Velvet. The agein' is the other half
Thar's only one kind cf agein' that gets th' right
results Nature's own. Nature's no clock
watcher. She does a job right whether it takes
two years or two thousand.
So when she gets through with the fine Kentucky
Burley that we put away in wooden hogsheads
for two years, it's just right.
It ain't been hurried none,
or short - cutted. It s a
All kinds of things are
packed in tobacco tins, but
your good neighbor will tell
you "Velvet is the real pipe
tobacco." Prove it for yourself.
p m 1
Roll VELVET CUarette
Whatever may be the merits of the telephone girls'
contention that they are underpaid and forced to work
under adverse conditions, there is a note of "fishiness"
in the statement of Miss Julia O'Connor, national presi
dent of the telephone girls' union, that "the telephone
girl requires at least $4 a day to live," exclusive of cloth
ing and other incidental expenses.
The somtimrs say that a democrat never resigns but
. ".i. . -i 1 . . ... i . ...I w ouiuwuiia oav
h,: I v 12 Tf 1 U,,;Jlge Stephen F. Chadwick has just given up his place
' " fe" "l "'" as chief justice of the Washi
i'.. r-dway$ fresh")
Fine for "Flu" Convalescent
Appetizing and NouTulunar f
Soli Evtrytvhcrt J7
ngton supreme court in or
dcr to enter private life and make sure that his son is
started right in business. Judge Chadwick is a democrat
and one of the ablest jurists that the Northwest 'has
produred, a son of the late Governor Chadwick of Oregon.
The trouble with dividing Turkey is that there is so
much more of the dark portion than of the light.
Uncle Sam will probably give up the railroads just
as soon as he finds out how to let go.
home, and nltliough Noil was cross and, until as I went to the iluor with bim be
rauipr surly l rolt happy to think he: snid in an exr.snerntpd whisperi
Why doesn't she go homef
staid lonif enough."
"Noil acts peevish. He must bo ill.
I am sure he is overworking," she ro
mnrked when I returned to the dmtna
(room where she was drinking her third
was with me, instead of with those oth
er women at Itlanehe Orton'a.
"What in the devil did you entm
over there forf" Neil asked.
"You hend whr.t Mra. Orton said.
And whv shouldn't I gn where you do
espec any wnen it happens to be to vialt jCUp of coffee. 1 felt like telling her it
',.HTr . ... . 'wis wine instead of overwork; wine,
oi non t tio it aXuin. 1 Won't ,ul her ouest ions. But I restrained the
desire, and promised we take Kohwt
and so to the park for a morning walk.
I felt choked in the linuso. I wr.nted
to think, nnd I could always think bet
ter out of doors. I had twice tried to
do something to help Neil, rather to lnt
myself in a position to help him, and
had fulled both times. Was there noth
ing I could dot Was I to mwke a fnuik
pas of everything I undertook.
It wns nearly luncheon time when we
returned to the house. To my surprise I
saw fteu s hat and cost on the rack in
the hull. I railed, then went to the li
brary. Neil lay on the divnn, his hand
shading hia ryes. He neither moyed
nor apokc when I went in. I laid my
hand over his and asked:
"What is it dearl Are you ilH"
"Can I help you Neil! I wish you.
have von trailing me."
1 started to deny that I followed him,
then thought better of it and said noth
ing. "I won 't have it, do you hear!"
"Moo that von don't let it happen
ngnin. Those people aren't the kind I
want my wife to associate with. Blanche
is all riuht, but the others aren't yonr
kind. He yawned prodigiously, and 1
hurried to bed without replying. There
as no use arguing with him In his
present condition. I
The next morning he woke with a
hcttdadie, but inih il upon netting up
and going o the office. I did not nrje
him to remain nt home. Ho hml acted
anxious and distnrbed for days. Perhaps
hia affairs needed his attention, and if
I krpt him tt home, he might blnnie me.
Annt had anoyed him with questions,
you used to."
(Tomorrow Xeil Tells Barbara That
He Wants Her to Give a Smart Affair.)
The Berkeey eity council has beea
asked to discharge Health Officer J. J.
Benton because of alleged ''persecu
tion" of Miss Elizabeth Wrentmore,
who became the wife of Governor Gen
eral Harrison of Manila.
DAILY HEALTH TALKS
The Many Mysteries of Nature
(By L. W. BOW BR. M. O.)
You can take an onion seed end"
panay wed. and plant them aiile by
side iu the an me spot of ground. In one
case, you get an onion, with its peculiar
ly strong odor, and in the other yon ge-t
a flower of rare beauty. You can plant
a poppy seed and get opium (a danger
ous, hatiit forming drug), or too en
plant a rhubarb wed aiwl pet miethirj
that helps constipation. No scientist,
living or dead, can explain these mys
teries f nature. Behind Oie invisible
life germ in each seed is hidden the
deep secret that nobody understands.
Everything growing out of the ground
sewne intended for some use in estab
lishing natural conditions. Br. Pierce
would tell me whatsis worry you. I.f N y ont
THE PROMOTER'S WIFE
BY JANE PHELPS
NEIL F0EBID8 BARBARA TO 00 TO o, ton . T realized wrferlly that he
MRS. ORTON'S PARTIES. j know had received no invitation. That
j ttile she had made the others, eyes Neil,
NVit w arrclv spoke ail the way home. : think she had invited we. he knew it
But 1 tiud to talk to Mr. Frederick al ,wm not n,
thnngh 1 felt Tory little like conversing, j With his usual kj-ulnrM heweTcr he
It nmde me nrtmfir tnhle to think be; tried tn put p at br talking of
had sit u Neil drinking too ninth. I the i,tt pt and other Ihinga nnenn-
eouMti t help wondering nlo what hen,vted wiih what hs,l h trrr-1 mm
must think of me for going to M'S. !ecniiig. I nas g!a! what we reavnfj b'a'-khea !s.
TO KEEP THE PACE
ntESIJ, CLEAR, YOUTHFUL
iniortaiioe than the coMiietic
leases. He learned it all through treat-
ipert stenographer s voice.
'I can t get any peace
'all azew of life. Ir. Pierce's Favorite
at Proscription is nmde of lady's slipper
kaow aowiethimr is." I added
's'xinse to a dissenting gesture.
i . u lei me aionc. : . i. 1 -t mu- .
I went quietly out end closed the nis ,iin wa, , Mcinr called Br.
jdoor. I told his annt he still was suffer- Tierce's Favorite Prescription. Thi
- - iiirir-hit' is mtiiir ui f(riauip grnwiitl
join os at luncheon. The telephone rar.g that n,ture mm ly intended for bsv h-
-rt. n 1. ;..- 1 roiil,! nrvy A.m. . i . i . . " i ,
cur f.f' K- snmnUna ; -i - r " arne. npumrnf wraRpnt?i(f drain, war
':.T. keTlieTei ,;,:rhf!; him. JthonKh hi. officered for, in)r flown periodical irrcl.rl
youtniul. there's nothing Oott'cr ,h, ihl?- . T tJlJl'
,'illlimnn niorrnt ..,t r T IL.1 " - " "" w.i-M.nin n in 1 "IlH 111
soiled or flldel worn nut mkin lisrtiilf. ;
Vm,..;a. n.nl -.V .1 , 1
ne 10 uie rompiciion. 1 nai a ine tur-t. - - - - - - - -- - -
ference. By ail means, arqmre the mer-!nr m,S!,"K, B"t went into the hall Woe cohosh root and Oregon grape mot
coliaed'wai habit. It 'y so easy to get "nswered the call, carefuiiy closing Women who take this standard reme
an ounce of the wax at the druggist s ke door so that I eoyld not hear. At know that in Ir. Pierce's Favorite
anply al night like cold cream, and ''cst that is what I thought. When he Preacrmtion they are getting a safe
unh it off next morning. There's no returned he a?sin threw himself down woman s tonic so good that druggists
detention indoors, the old skin earning ! upon the coura. He lookM o wnrriea..T,'"-vwn.'T H ; . ...
off so gradually no one npeets vou're so anxious that my heart went out to' ,""", Prescription honld hive
ing anvthing. When in a week orihim .and I kissed him softly, telling S'll "'nBf'nee of e.-ry woman is
two the ltnni,irtr T.mtdfi.l ...... in. Mm fc T tneA htn .n.l ii,oi r .1. . ' America b it enntftSns no al'ohol
nnderskin i fully in yiew well. yo lahould. no matter what hpieiied. Then'
wi.q t iii, or nrrn, a mase np com- i told nun now sorry i was that 1 rm
ptexmn after that. It most be appar-.haa disvdeasel him bv gnir.g to his of-
' pwess means enmplrte , fire, and hr taking that letter.
n.i.mnee vr ail cutaneous titemisnr. .i f,w,uhr ImInh f V Or.
Tl.-' neiite, ne gruminefi wnen i gaye aim i, iiarK conosn root, unicorn roor.
.Ilnd no narcotic. Tr. Pierre knew.
when he r.rst made this stan.lsrd sord
irine. tkst whiskey snd morphine are
, in iiiri-iua, and se he has alvsrs kertt
ithem mrt of his remedies. eVnd 10c ts
like freckles, pimpb-s blotches andoi. Neil. I rm not any lnr.eer and I
want ynn t furg'ue me, and love Bie SS
lr. Pierre's TnTalids' Hitel. Bsffalo,
-N. , f trial pk2. TaWets.