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THE DAILY CAPITAL JOURNAL, SALEM, OREGON. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1919.
Jnblished Every Evening Except Sunday, Salem, Oregon.
GEOBOH PUTNAM, Editor and Publisher
136 8. Commercial 8t.
VftUjr, by Carrier, per year,, $5.00 Per Month...45e
by Mail, per yer 3.00 Per Month . .35e
HUNTING A HUSBAND
By Mary Douglas . '
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forth. If the carrier does not do thia, miaaea you, or neglects getting the paper
70a on time, kindly phone the circulation manager, aa thia is the only way
we can determine whether or not the carriers are following instructions Phone
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THE DAILY OAPITAX JOTONAL
b the only newspaper In Salem whose circulation is guaranteed by the
Audit Bnrean Of Orcnlatlons
A STRIKELESS CITY.
, It, is the ambition of the Commercial Club and the
aspiration cf the citizens to make Salem a strikeless city.
.To this end the Welfare, Commission has been organized
to arbitrate all Jabor controversies and establish wage
scales.; " ' ' :
A strikeless city is one where both labor and capital
get a square deal, where both the employer and employee
are actuated by a sense of justice and fairness and are
willing to give and take, where there is mutual recog
nition of rights and the rule of reason prevails.
A strikeless city is sought for by both the manufac
turer ana laoorer ana both prosper in it and their pros
perity is reflected iri the community. If Salem is able to
establish such conditions, and to maintain them, her
future is assured for both industry and population will
There should be no place in Salem for the radical Bol
shevik agitator, whose aims are really political revolution
ana tne overthrow of the government, who under the
camouflage of social welfare preaches the gospel of force
ana practices tne creea ot sabotage. Nor should there be
room for the arrogant autocrat who treats his employes as
feudal serfs, refuses to remedy their wrongs and repud
iates their right to collective bargaining.
The cost of living has increased alarmingly since the
outbreak of the war in 1914. Some of this increased cost
is due to fortune hunting profiteers, and more of it due
to the world shortage of materials and supplies caused by
the withdrawal of tens of millions of people from useful
production for five years. Until the void is filled, con
ditions will be abnormal, and only industry and increased
production can fill the void.
; We are entering a new era the old order perished in
tne war. We are establishing a new standard of value-'--a
new value for the dollar not yet standardized or stabil
ised. The dollar will never buy as much as it did, the cost
ot living will never sink back to the old level or commod
ities sell again at their former prices. It is the part of
wisdom to recognize conditions and adjust ourselves ac
cordingly. Industrial harmony will increase production and help
tm world in reconstruction, and a strikeless city means
industrial harmony. - '
; By Walt Mason.
l?iclmr,l Cay'wr, graduate of Cam
bridge in Engliui,!, 1ms entered tlio state
normal school it t Monmouth to lit him
self as a lonelier In Oregon.
Uncle Sam's as slick as wax, nail )m
in a class alono; when lio ul mo for
n y taxes, I dig up without s pnmn; oh,
I dig the hard-earned money, pnt it in
n dark of Runny, runl with smile serene
and tunny, curry him the buck aud bono.
And I'd do it still mote gnyly IP c'
didn't waste it go; ptoplo t.'U nio. liour
ly, daily, that Our Uncle burns tlio
dough; he blows in the precious roubles
like a drunkard blowing bubbles, rax
nij llttlp for the troubled that their
osming made ns know. It 'is wrong, 0
Viwlo Sammy, nil our struggles to for
fc(t;'for the dollars, cold and dummy,
wo have earned In toil and sweat; you
lire WMlenme, when you need 'em in the
ruered cause of freedom, but you really
ft.rnildu't feed 'em fo the cons, alreiwly
vet. We luu-e earned them at the. forges,
wt have earned them pitching hay; we
I'.iVe earned them digging gor.Kca In ,o
lard, unyielding day; wo m, earned
'"in digging 'talers, we have earned
tU-m -steering freighters, nnd it jars us
V mir gaiters when you throw the scads
nwuy. lliu'Je, let there be an eliding to
Hie carnival of wusfe, quit this jnmbo
re of spending, quit it all, with seemly
h.iste; nve the tuxes and the -wages, n
t'.at on the shining pages of the work
of future sapes, your -redemption nmv
be traced, I
If You Can't
See As You
Without glasses, then for your own
good gel them. Don't let anything in
terfere with your consulting n Opto
metrist. And don't let anyone or any
thing cause yon to defer the matter.
Boenirse if glasses are necessnvy to en
able yon to see as you should, there is
no duty ibefoie yon of mora importance
than Retting them. If you desire a ser
vice that leaves nothing to chance, we
have it, ' '
Hartman Bros. Co.
Jewelers nd Opticians
L ADD &1BUSH
General Banking Business
Office Hours from 10 a. m. to 3 p. m.
THE GUILTY FEELING
CHAPTER I.XXI V
Tho strong scent ; of the flowers
awakened me again, A delicious sense
of laziness and comfort circled nic in.
I looted at the little leather clock on
my night talile. It was twelve o'clock.
Cousin Madeleine s head appeared
at -the door.
"I've looked in several times, Sara,
but you were asleep. Now don't try to
get up, Anne is very much better. How
grateful we are to ydul If you had not
quieted her, last night, 1 hate to
Cousin Madeleine's ultra smart man
ner had gone. In its place was, a real
"Ill send tip your lunch. Look, Sura,
yon haven't read your note yet'.' '
I looked down ,nt my silk cover so
generouslv sprinkled with rose buds.
There was a rough white envelope
torn open. ; ;
It read: : : '
"Im going to do what you advised
me, little girl. The art league and all
that. I won't see you for a few days.
For I'm running into the city to look
"Know all about your sitting up
with Anne after that long cold ride.
You're a plucky little thing, Sara.
"Going to send you something from
tho city. So you won 't forgot nie
y . J" Bonnie. " '
Somehow tho note made mo uneasy.
There was a tone, an underlying cur
rent. Or was it in just .my 'imagina
tion? I tore it up in tiny fragments.
Sana enmo in With my fray, then.
Such n appetizing little luncheon. I
lifted off the covers curiously. And
fingered the one red rose that deco
I was hardly through, when Cousin
"May I come inf" he stood by the
window hi back half toward me.
Hands deep i'o hid 4oekat. His words
came slowly, is if 'pushed out.;. ;
"I can hardly tell you, Sara, how1
grateful I, am. The doctor tells me if
Anne's tempora'ttrrc! had not. been kept
down last -lught, . she would have had.
small chance to pull through"."
"Oh, Cousin John, don't," I said.
"I love Anne. I would do anything for
"I know it, Sara, I know it." Cousin
John's voice was husky. He strode
from the room.
I was brushing my hair, when there
was another knock.
' Curiously, I Opened a big square pack
age. Wrapped in many coverings, was
a booK.: I touched softly the green vol-
lum cover. The oaper was thin as In
dia silk, "Sonnet's from the Portu
gese." X turned over the delicate
sheets. A card fell out. ' i'our," was
written in a sprawlinc boyish hand,
above tho .block print of "Benjamin
For tho second time that da3', I felt
'Sara, Sara Lane," it was Mrs. Ash-
'by, this time. "Look your prettiest
this atternoon. We're going to have a
great, big handsome ibcau! " She was
gone. I heard her delicate footfalls on
the hard wood of the floor.
Monday Tho Failure. y
war. No soldier ever fought for a loft
ier ideal No man ever met a difficult
duty -more successfully. r
It is possible that a triumph-which
Gen. Pershing as the leader of our forces
in the field assisted so splendidly in
gaining is to" be smirched or sacrificed
now to the contemptible spirit of parti
sanship as displayed in the senate of the
United Stntesf ..... . . - - .;
JAIL SENTENCES FOR
(From the New York World.)
one of his well-earned laurels is tfl be
New York opens wide its doors today questioned. Ho sacked no cities He de
to n groat, soldier of the republic. Iu vastated no provinces. He carries away
the fervor and pride of its greeting he 1,0 I,ludr A trtte knight of democracy
will have assmanco tlu,t the people of aS "V08 "J
as wise and reserved in utterauceas he
tho metropolis eive expression to the ;i i k .. ,
iiunnta.nfall 1,1c, nll,.n,.f. , . . ...'
scntiuicn'ta ofall his fellow-countrymen
Ueneral 1'ershing s liOme-eoming is
more than that of a conqueror. Ho has
organised and commanded in battle ar
mies in comparison with which expedi
tionary forces in the past sink 'into in
significance. Ho lias participated In
triumphs that shattered empires, des-
trsyed dynasties nnd nunislierl smnm
that once socmed invincible. It 'is the
glory of other American captains that
tney nueratccl nations and peoples. Gen.
Pershing 'a military fame will rest nnnn
tho fact that he led in tho liberation of
many nations and pcoplos. .
ine soldier whom wo welcome to-day
is more than a conqueror, becauso ho re
turns a victor without rcprouch. Not
n everj . AmeilcaS vwould wish, with
clean -hands and ftitf untarnished sword.
Cen.. PcrShlng 's'niighty task has been
nobly accomplished. He pursued it dili
gently to tho end. With him everything
had to Rive way .fbrtW cause. If politics
ot intrigue or favor or timidity or lack
of responsibility or any of the baser
ir.anifcstations of personal or party am
bition over influenced hiin, there is no
evidence of it. In the weeks of fiercest
conflict at the last, when succoss was
within sight of his advancing armies, as
in .tho earlier and darker months, when
he and his men gladly served shoulder
to shoulder with tho British and the
Washington, Sept. 20 (t'iiu.l Tress)
Judgo Ames, assistant attorney jjen-
al attorney, today wrote to Ol.alr:nn
i;angen of tho house agricui'.Hrj. co.n
i"ittee, -urging immediate passage of tho
amendments to the Lever food control
bill; providing jail sentence for profit
ieis. . ' -
Aeting far Attorney General Palmer,
Ai.es took this action follow in;; nu
l ouncement by the labor der prtmenl.
tint food prices inerea ed one pe. cent
(!. ring August, reacuiii the bijHiesl lev
el yet known. . .
The amendment iiion which Ames
asked immediate acti.-n has been before
congress more thn-j a : nth and is now
in conference between the house nnd
continue 'joining to this i'e-
partment," ssid A:n; s, "Siidicait;
profiteering in shoes and other n nicies
in wearing apparel. Tending passage of
tne amendments, the department is pow
less to deal effectively with these
"We are also just advised that the
Holly Sugar corporation of California is
placing tho now crop of beet sugar on
the market at sleven dollars and fifty
cents per hundredweight, against nine
dollars which is the prevailing price for
the old erop."
Stigcr is one of the articles whicli
made a tremendous advance in retail
price in August, according to the labor
Ames points out the justice depart
ment cannot act in. the sugar situation
until the amondmont are passed, because
the new sugar crop will' not bo- con
trolled by the United States sugar equa
lization board, which bought and fixed
the wholesale price of all ugar In the
The1 style show at the state fair to
be put on Thursday-noon at the colise
um toy the Salem Elks is attracting con
siderable attention. . All visiting Elks
and thoir women folks are to visit the
local temple about 10:30 o'clock for
a luncheon and then take part in the
parade in which, there will be some
special stunts jraf on' bV those who
have just been initiated. Then as soon
as the procession arrives at tho grounds
it will march straight to the coliseum
THAOS MARA ftCOISTtHCO
and will at once put on the famous
Stvle show. Tt will hn nn small nffnir
French, he had but one purpose, which as the' Blka have been advertisinc for
was to rid the world of the scourge of some hefty women to pos6 W model.
Oakland Sensible Six
This new Oakland Sensible Six represents the most effective combination
of high power, light weight, full comfort and definite economy yet accom
plished in a motor car.
.- - In it are embodied the ripe experience and the expert manufacturing
ability of the eighth largest automobile producer in the world.
, It is an all-family, all-purpose car simple in design, strong in .construc
tion, exceedingly powerful in action--capable of enduring severe and con
stint daily service with a minimum, of wear and upkeep cost.
Oakland owners' records show for it such economies as from 18 to 25
miles to the gallon of gasoline under ordinary driving conditions, and from
8,000 to 12,000 miles from the oversize tires with which it is regularly equip
' In all its fundamentals this new Oakland Sensible Six is a continuation of
the car upon which Oakland has specialized for two years.
Today, not one part or detail of it remains untried or unproven.
185-197 South Commercial St. Phone 399, Salerii, Oregon. ,
Come and see us at Headquarters. We will be glad to give you a Demonstra
tion. Also Youcan
SEE US AT THE FAIR
You See What You Buy Before Paying-Buying At Home
There's our policy in a nutshell. .
First When the customer comes in, find
out what HE wants. Give him satisfac
tion at the lowest charge consistent with
a good, thorough job. V
Second Tell him how to prevent bat
tery trouble: We're not anxious to repair '
his battery, except to make it last longer.
Third When he really needs a new '
battery wc want him to buy it from us,
naturally, and to buy a Wtllard-with -Threaded
Rubbei Insulation because that
battery will li : longer and give him lesi
occasion for ;nse on repairs than tiny '
other battery ho can buy.
Come in and find out the wonderful
service records of Willard Batteries with
Threaded Rubber Insulation.
Degge & Burrell
238 North High Street. "
Thru Service We Grow
You See What You Buy Before Paying-Buying At Home
SAVE MAIL ORDER POSTAGE-BUYING AT HOME
CHARTER NO. 9021.
Report of the Condition of the
United States National Bank
At Salem,, in the state of Oregon, at the close of busi es on Sept. 13
Loans anrl discounts, including rediscounts (ex
cept those showa in b and o) $477,056.17
Total 'Ioan- .... .. - -
Overdrafts, secured, none; unsecured, $59,315.07
Deposited to secure circulation (U.S.bonds par value)
Pledged as collateral for State or other deposits
or bilja payable
Owned nnd unpledged
War savings teortmcates and thrift stamps ac
tually owned . .
Total V. S. government securities
Honda (other than U.S. bonds) pledged to secure
postal savings deposits :
Bonds and securities (other than U. 8. securities)
pledged as collateral for State or other depos
its (postnTpxrludeu; or bills payable ..
Securities, other tha'.i II. S. bonds (not including
stocks), owned and unpledged
Total bonds, securities, etc., other than U. W.
Stock of Federal Reserve Bank (50 per cent of sub-
Value of banking house, owned a 'd unincumbered 140,000.00
Furniture and fixures
Heal estate owv.ed other than banking house
Lawful reserve with Federal Reserve Bank
Cash in vault and net amounts due from national
banks .. .. ,
Net amounts due from banks bankers, and trust
companies (other than included in Items 12,
13,. or 14) ;
Checks on other banks in the same city or town as
reporting Dans (other than item Hi,....
Total of items 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17
I hecks on banks locatod outside of city or town
' of reporting bank and other cash items ;
Redemption fund with TJ. 'S. Treasurer and due
from. U. S. Treasurer
Other assets, if any ..,..
Capital stock paid rni ....
Fnilivideil profits 1
Loss current expenses, interest and taxes paid
Circulating notes outstanding .
Net amounts due to 'National banks .. ..
Net. amounts due to banks, bankers, and trust com
' panies (other than included in Items 29 or 30)....
Certified checks outstanding .
Cashier's checks or own bank outstanding
Total of Items 30 31, 32 and 33
Individual deposits subject to check
Certificates of deposit due in less than 30 dnvs
(other than for money borrowed) "...
State, county, or other municipal deposits secured
by pledge of assets of this bank
Total of demand deposits (other than briili
deposits) subject to reserve, items 34 35 36
.17, 38 and 39 71 ' '
Certificates of deposit (other than for monev'bor-
rowed) j i'
Postal savings deposits jt.
Other time deposits ,.... ; . L...
Total of time deposits - subject to Reserve
Items 40 41 42, and 43 J
?tate of Oregon, county of Marion, ss,
Subscribed and sworn to before rue this 19th da
V Ji R Wl ?aairl' .cashi of the above-named ba-ik, do solemnlv swear tint'
tho above statement is true to the best of my knowledge andTlief
. E. W. HAZARD.
of September. 1919.
E. M. PAGE.
,r . . Kotarv Public,
fliy tomnnsMOn expires Starch 5 19-1
COB R ECT A 1 1 est "
I. W. EYRE.
KLEAXOR ROGERS LAMPORT.
T. S. LAMPORT.