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THE DAILY CAPITAL JOURNAL, SALEM, OREGON. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1919,
Fifty Eighth Annual Fa i r To
Be GreatestEvent In Its History
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dition after the fall rains. At this date
fko list of concessions, has practically
seen made up, the available camping
pace hag been nearly all taken; many
t the exhibits are on the grounds. All
that is now needed is a guarantee of
fair weather to make the event a con
taminate success. : v
The state fair of 1919 is a far cry
from the state fair of 1862. Hon. John
Jtinto, in one of the Oregon histories,
recalls how in the year 1858 the foun
dation, of the Btate fair was laid by
tan merging of the Marion Ciounty Ag
ricultural society with the Oregon fo
aological society and the State Agri-
Japan Not Satisfied With -
Provisions Of League Pact
Yokohama, Japan, Sept. 19. Japa
nese labor is not satisfied with the lea
Cue of nations covenant if Bunji 8u
uki, the Gompers. of Japan, speaks for
. the laboring class.
..Referring to the covenant, Suzuki
declared that "we can hardly agree
- with some of the conditions, for in
taneo, the fact that there is no reli
able assurance whereby war is mado ini
possible." " .
- 'Too little attention was paid to the
problem of racial equality, he said,
nd immigration of laborors was treat
ed only superficially, "and remains
ansoived, causing irritation."
"The form of the leaguo of nations
la filed," he said, "'but the spirit of
uch a league is yet to be born."
Suzuki, who arrived here from Am
erica, said Gompers told him he expect
ed to visit Japan about next April. :
Minister Ochiai and others who rep
resented Japan at the international la
(bor congress . wore "uttorly incompe
tent" and "exposed their utter unpre
jrcdneB," according to Siraiki. They
bowed the world a luck' of initiative
among Japanese labor - delegates, he
amid. - ,v gjft,
cultural society to form the -basis of
the present state fair association. In
1862 the village of Salem was can
vassed -by a committee of public spir
ited citizens and money raised to pur
chase and ence a tract of 80 acres of
land. With a mere handful of exhibit
ors on the ground the first fair was
hp Id and resulted in a heavy debt
against the association. It was at one
time proposed to sell the land and
equipment and abandon the project.
However the county court was per
suaded to assume $3000 - of the debt
and the balance wa taken up toy lib
eral citizens. The court then presented
the grounds to the State Agricultural
soeinty with the provision that state
fair be held consecutively for 15
years. The infant : struggled through
long decades of penury ana discour
agement, piecing out skimpy legisla
tive appropriations with its own re
sources, until it has wrought out its
present status of prestige. Its develop
ment has been due in a large measure
in later years to tho interest of the
'ate Governor Withycombe, himself an
enthusiast and a nractical worker in
the line of agricultural and livestock
production. It is fitting that his name
be honored with special demonstration
on the opening day for his influence
will be manifest in the grand total of
ex hunt ions.
Plumbtnu and Water Systems Installed
of aajunia BKOS., 111 South Libert
St., Phone 660. Also agent for Fair
banks-Morse Gas Engines.
Can You Cycle? American Girls Home
b rom France Intend to Revive the Spori
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wuTons or it
France. In 3
I you observe ome young women, uors attached go out or an uay
mounted on bk clcs. bravclv thread
ing llieir way in u.d out of tho traffic
on Fifth avciuie, do not be surprised.
Oct ready for a bievrte invasion.
Two wheeled sioiils are the com
monest mode of t iin u lntion in the
summer time in France and American
women war workers are usiiiK tliem.
Thf'tyle seems to have migrated
across the English channel, where
entire families with all the ncigh-
Y. W. C. A. work..
quantities of bicycle In
some nurses rlulv uicy are rented
out to the nurv by Uic hour. In
Tours, where .th association has
several centers, communication be
tween workers is by bicycle. Tram
cars are infrequent, taxis scarce and
walking takes too long.
you a full week's
enjoyment at the
Monday, Sept. 22 to Saturday. Sept 27
Monday opens the State Fair. : .
It i-s not a Salem institution,' but be
longs to the Greatest State of all the
States in the Union -Oiegon.
Salem is merely the host, entrusted
with - the responsibility of the great
gathering, and as host she has a won
derful opportunity to weld in clSser un
ion all her neighboring, counties, and
make them feel that, real force that
builds and accomplishes things, " team
Every citizen of Salem has a double
duty next week, to be at his best, and
to make every visitor proud, of their
Bun the lawnmower over your lawn
and clean up your parkings. Sweep off
the sidewalks and hose down the front
porch. Put out your flags and let every
visitor know we are proud of '-'Old
Glory. ' ' This is the Victory Stute fair.
You who have automobiles, get bmi
and wash them up and look spick and
spun, and strictly observe tho traffic
laws, and see if we cannot avoid acci
dents bringing grief and sorrow into
Bo the host right, ready to give some
visitor's lift on the way and if conven
ient show thorn a little of our city.
And, boost. Boost for Oregon,
Minion County nnd the fairest city on
Gods footstool, Salem. . ,
Wo shall kep open house next week.
Muko our house vour meeting plo.ee.
"MEET ME AT ML1EH8."
Suits, Coats, Dresses, Waists
The garments we offer this season possess a certain INDIVID
UALITY and CHARACTER which imparts to the wearer that Desir
able distinction so dear to the heart of every woman.
Fashioned from the season's popular materials in the very heart of
America's high art workshop by skilled tailors no wonder we are do
ing a substantial business.
The styles have been selected b y experts, carefully chosen for
"CORRECTNESS OF STYLE" "PRACTICAL SERVICEABILITY"
and priced at sane and reasonable prices.
COATS FROM $19.85 to $115.00
WAISTS FROM $4.95 to $10.00
DRESSES FROM - $18.50 to $60.00
SUITS FROM $28.50 to $135.00
Fair week is Salem's gala days of the year,
right in a Meyers Quality Suit and the price is
You can look just
consistent with the
Men's Ties -
When you see our stock of
Men's Ties you will wonder
if that is our specialty, the
showing is so extensive.
Express shipments have
reached us this week of the
very, pick of the best. New
and novel designs, in all
shades and colorings, "an
SILK AND DRESS GOODS SECTION
This. section is now complete with a representative stock of all the Newest and
MOST FASHIONABLE FABRICS for the COMING SEASON.
SILKS SILKS SILKS
Imperial Satin, Charmease,' SkinnerV Dress Silks, Taffetas, Pussy Willow Taf
fetas, Costume Velvets, Queen Satin, Fi gured Georgette, Plain Georgettes,
Fancy Stripe and Plaid Silks, (Morie Crepe de Chine), Plain Crepe de Chine,
Crepe Meteors, Silk Poplins, Fancy Satin Linings.
Serges, Tricotine, Prunella, Velours, Tweeds, . Suitings, Epingles, Frams,
Panne Cloth, Wool Jerseys, Plushes, Karamie, Plaids, ShepherdChecks, Vigor
eux, Broadcloths, etc., etc. ,
DON'T SAY UNDERWEAR SAY MUNSINCWEAR
LET MUNSINCWEAR COVER YOU WITH SATISFACTION
Munsing wear for the whole fam
ily. The kind of underwear that fits
best and wears best. ALL GRADES
AND ALL SIZES for
Sister or Brother
It is no more expensive than the
ordinary underwear just better at
the same cost.
What underwear factory did the
government commandeer during the
war, to outfit the Boys in Khaki and
THE MUNSING FACTORY
There's a Reason
No Rip, No Tear
Buy two or three pair
You're fixed for the year.
Just A Few State Fair Specials to Liven Things Up
A bag showing
Stripes and Checks, in
pink and 'blue. Fine ma
terial for gowns. 27
inches wide ,
38 inches wide. Just the
things for heat, service
Plain hemmed towel,
' Soft finish. Very
AU colors; extra quality
36 inches wide
Made of soft, dainty
56 inches wide.
Doriegal tweed effects
$3.85 Yard '
vA very fine cotton fab
ric. Especially adapted
for under garments
36 inches wide
29c Yard V.
Soft finish, bleached.
17 inches wide
Mixed and plain effects
56 inches wide.
Just the thing for
MAKE OUR STORE HEAD
QUARTERS FAIR WEEK
HAVE YOUR FRIENDS- -f,
MEET YOU AT MEYERS
You Can Always Do Better At
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PHONE; ICED WATER; REST
ROOMS-ALL YOURS TO USE
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