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THE DAILY CAPITAL JOURNAL, SALEM, OREGON. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 1919.
Publbed every evening -except Sun
day br the Capital Journal Printing
Vol. i36 South . Commercial street,
iS.ilem, Oregon. ... i
Lditor and Publisher
Telephones Circulation anil Busi
ness office,. 81 Editoriul ibohu 82.
National Advertising Bepreoentt
tiyeft W. D. Wnrd, Tribune Building,
New York, W. H. Stockwell, People's
Utt Building, Chicago.
A DAY OF REACTION.
- AVEBAGE DAILY CIRCULATION
Certified hy Audit bureau of Circu
FlTLL LEASE WIRE TELKOKAPH
Entered as second class mail matter
t Salem, Oregon.
Odds and Ends
"I got this car for a song.
"I hoard that you gave a note for
it. "--Boston Evening Transcript. :
SheYou know, Jnclt, I always apea
M I think.
He Yep, dear only oftener. Life.
, Feminine Advantage.
. Tt is doubtful whether equal pay toi
men and women workers vrilt ever be
f-iir as long as women can continue to
ride the streetenrs on transfers a week
old nnd.men can't. Kansas City Slur.
Why Chickens Go Wrong.
rn nrrunnnl noultiv dealer snid it
was ix pond chicken, but It seems nobody
lias ever told our personal poultry fleal--
! tlie crnoil die Y011112. Detroit
. ...... . .... ,
Now. ... 7 , , ...
"Look 'ereI Asks yer for the taw
ti ne for tlmt 'arf dollar yer owes me.
"Tliivnk 'ovius! that' the end of R
fly quest ion. "Wighty (London).
Ther8 Was a Reason. t
Mrs. lix "I waa ashamed of you,
Lihi'iaui( to see you dust the cluf.r yon
vat on ut Mrs. HciisliaVn. I saw her
little boy watching you,"
lix ' I saw him, too. I'm too old tt
fUh to be caught on bent pin."
lUighty (London). ' ,:,
Fntlier well,, now that you've seen
roe son, which sidt of the house do' you
Vii'nk he more closely resembles?
Genial Friend H 'in of course, his
full beauty ir not yet developed, but
ei.rely you should not suggest tlmt he
look like the side of a liousel Hllifhty
, Our "Striking" Times.
The Futlur But have you enough
r.iuiev to niarry my daughler? '
The Stiitoi Well, sir, flj; the moment
I onlv get 300 franc a mouth, but by
iroiiiu mi strike every other month for
liilter wages. I shall be Retting 10(10
f ;( liv tlte end of the year. l.oliire
"What kind of coal d you wish,
"Dear ine, I r.m so inexperienced in
these things. Arc there various kinds?"
"Oh, res. We" have egg coal, chest-vt-"'
"I tliiult I'll lake, egg coal. We have
e.jgs of tenor than we have chest nuts. "
Ivanstm Oitv Journal. .
"Prances," said the little Rirl's mil
ta, who nan entertaining callers in the
. ti'lor, "you eaine down -stairs go noisily
that you tould be heard all over the
lumse. Now go back and come down
uttiirs like a lady."
Frances retired and after a few mo
r: cuts re entered the parlor.
"Did you hear nie come down-stairs
this time, nininr.?" ' .
"No, dear; I nm glad you came down
quietly. Now, don 't ever let we have to
tell vou again not to come-down noisily.
J-o tell these hollos how you managed
to come down like n. lady the second
lime when the first time you made so
'.'The lest time I slid down the ban
isters," explained Fwaeos. Philadel
AFTER every great effort there follows a period of re
action. We are now passing through' such a period,
following the effort and sacrifices of the war. The high
ideals which animated the nation a year ago, the causes
for which we fought, the liberation of peoples, the free
dom of humanity, the abolition of war, have apparently,
been forgotten, smothered under the senate's blanket of
America has had such reactions after all of her su
preme effortsepochs that brought to the surface all that
was little and contemptible in human nature. Small
' A 'J 1 i -.l'JI ! i -L -
statesmen seen 10 niae ineir iauure to measure up 10
greatness in the hour of national peril by envious attacks
upon those who did hence the abuse of Wilson, of Per
shing, of Hoover, of Daniels, of all those who helped win
the war by the Johnsons, the Reeds, the Shermans and the
Borahs who didn't.
After the revolutionary war, the reactionary ele
ments had their inning and the colonies came near disin
tegrating. After the adoption of the constitution, Wash
ington was the center of a campaign of villification only
equalled by that later showered upon Lincoln and in our
own day upon Wilson. But these natural periods of reac
tion have in all cases been followed by a return to normal,
because the people are at heart wholesome and true to
national ideals, if the self-seekers who misrepresent them
are not. -' "
The war will have been in vain if effort is not made
to fulfill the aims for which the nation fought. A square
deal to small peoples calls for a League of Nations now
as a part of a treaty of peace worthy of our effort. We
fought to carry the principles of the Declaration of Inde
pendence to all nations. We won the battle. Are we go
ing now to desert the cause for which we struggled? Is
America to betray the trust that brought hope to Europe?
America was not misrepresented at the fighting front
nor at the peace conference. But she is misrepresented
by the narrow visioned United States senate, where pro
vincial partisanship and peanut politics have supplanted
patriotism and would make the nation a slacker in her
duty to humanity. "
There are signs that this dark day of reaction is near
ing an end and that a healthy public opinion will enforce
itself, compelling acceptance of the peace treaty and
silencing the braying asses of our national temple of dis
cord. : ".
HUNTING A HUSBAND
By Mary Douglas
A LETTER IS WRITTEN
It seems too wonderful. Last night
George Arnold stayed with me ull even
ing. He neglected Margot and even
Mia. Ashby. He uid to nie, "You are
that rare thing, a modern girl with deli
It has made me happy ever since. That
ho should say that. He, a man among
men. A man with the sure way that
comes only from handling big things,
and men. And J interested him, when
I had given up all hope. Because I was
myself was modest, '
But my little triumph has alloy. It
runs through it all. The problem of
Beunic. He says ho loves me; and he
thinks it, too. And I must do something
to make him forget.
At last 1 have hit on a plan. By my
advice, he would study at the Art
League this winter. But it is" secondary
a time-filler. While Bennie 's whole
heart is set on going to war.
I shall write to Bunnie's mother, mv
great-aunt, whom I see seldom. I shall
tell her Bonnie loves me. Is bent on
marrying me. Swears he will do wild
things if I will not marry him. And
says many foolish things. Foolish, but
they worry me. ...
I shall tell her I am six yoors older
than Bcnnie. But I am very fond of
Bennie. Love him, in fact. But I shall
tell her it is in a big-sisterly way. 1
shall write her too, that Bennie 's one
aim is to go to yar. If she will let him
do that, it will save him. But. otherwise
I do not know where his madness may
J lead him. Nor where' mv tiitv shall
make me follow.
The letter is written. I feel relieved.
It would be .such a splendid way out. i!
will make a man of Bennie. And though
he is only nineteen, ho is not too youn
to -serve his country.
The die is cast. I can only hope snt
will gee it as I do.
George. Arnold is coming again to
night. -And Judge Ashby. I cannot but
wonder what he is.
A while ago I went to Mrs. Ashby 'a
room. She lay on her couch. The glar
ing morning sun streamed over her. I
could not but notice the sallowness of
her skin. And the deep linos cut In
her face. They are ewsed under a deli
But I almost felt as if she were wor
ried, frightened.. As if hc would tell
something. But had laid a restraining
finger oji her lips. .
With all her charm and fascination,
can she not hold her husband f Or is
ho jealous of the attention she attracts!
Or is it something else?
I am curious I admit to see the
husband of the bewitching Mrs. Ashby.
But not as curious as I am happy.
For George Arnold is coming tonight.
(Monday Judge Ashby comes.)
SALEM is losing population daily because of the ack
of housing facilities.
V New and growing industries assure payrolls and per
manent tenantsyet no effort is being made to house
One thing is certain the city is filled to overflowing
and there-is no place for the prospective resident tcrmake
his home. Salem cannot grow and expand unless more
houses are provided. - - ,
i Property owners and builders who have held back
expecting a reduction in building costs, are working a
serious injury to the city's future for there is not going
to be much of a reduction for some years and in all prob
ability building costs will never descend to their old level.
, The builder will, as formerly, figure upon a fair re
turn upon his investment and the property will yield it
for if building costs have increased, so have rents, and the
increased earning power of renter makes it easier to col
lect. Community welfare demands an effort upon the part
of the city's monied men to solve the housing problem at
once. If individuals will not build, the example of other
cities should be followed and a building corporation form
ed, its stock subscribed by the public, and operations un
dertaken upon a large scale. The houses so constructed
would be sold before completion, or rented in advance for
long periods at a rate that would insure profits to the
4 Prominent Calif ornians have wired Senator Hiram
Johnson requesting him to cease his opposition to the
peace treaty on the ground that he is misrepresenting the
people of California. Johnson who is now, as always, a
self seeker, does, not care what4he people of California
want. He will ignore the request and continue his shame
less campaign for the presidency by appealing to the Bol
sheviki and the hyphenated, securiing thereby additional
ROSEBURG ASKS FOR
WATER PEMIT FOR
CITY POWER PI ANT
W. S. Hamilton, mayor, and B. L.
Whipplo, recorder, of the city of Rose
burg, have filed Vjth tho state engi
neer 's offico an application for permis
sion to appropriate 880 second-feet of
water from the North TJmpqua j-iver for
a municipal power plant. The project is
designed to cdver the development of
2D00 horsepower, utilizing a fall of 25
feet and will cost approximately $500,
000. Other recent applications on file m
the state engineer V. office include the
C. H. Metskor, Weatherby, covering
the construction of small reservoir for
the storage of watrr for irrigation pur
poses. . ' ...
James H. Owen', illy, for the appro
priation of six second-icet of water from
tributaries of Sprague river for the ir
rigation df 560 ueveii of laud. The con
struction of several miles of ditches at
ah estimated cost of $1000 is contem
JW. E. Evans, Prinovillc, covering ap
propriation of water from small spring
for atock. , i
Lestor Moore, Deep River, Wash., cov
ering appropriation of domestic -water
uupply in Yamhill county.
Noah D. Norcrossj Kogue River, cov
ering irrigation of small tract in Jose
Alfred Doerner, Grants Pass, covering
irrigation of small tract.
Dock F. Smith, Hwect Home, eoverln
domestic water supply and irrigation ot
Edward Ten Have, Kicrview, Malheur
county, covering water for irrigation.
Lloyd George's Sewns.
A country yokel dropped iu nt an
I :iglish tavern nud overheard soiu( con
versation which led hiai t remark to
th in milord, "So this is St. George's
fluv. be It!" .
' Yen, ' ' si id the landlord, " and every
Englishman, should know it."
"Well, I lie Knclishybut blowed if T
JiuOwed they'd made 'im a a!nt,"
f i.-klod the old gaffer, raising his glass.
" 'Kre'a to you, David! " -Boston Tina
:' -1; Art."
The artist dipped his liru.-h in a buck
et of paint and wiped It across the can
vns ieverivl times horinontnllv. When he
1 u d .l.jtte thin he took his i:tior to hand
and carefully placed It r na elaborate
frame. ..' ' '
'What's '"the Idea?" liu boon eons
itirta Inquired. : '
"D.) Ton mean to tell roe that is
finished painting?" ' , .
"What ore you goingr to call HH"
"A villace afreet as seen from the
roar neat of a motorcycle! "London
Quibs and Quirks
Article X is still the unknown quan
tilv, Wall Street Journal.
Ooagress is oposod to both duylignt
and moonshine. Wt. Louis ( lobe-Democrat.
An Illinois farmer sold the hide of a.
lull' for $t then went to town and paid
for a puir of shoes. Now he knows
what n skin game s. Los Angeles
(Capital Journal Special Service.)
Mrs. Louie Bart ruff and- baby Grace
have been t listing friends and relatives
hero and at Middle Orove since Hundny..
The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Wil
liam Hudson which died Saturday night
was buried Monday at Pioneer cemetery.
Ueorgo Dunignu of Portland came
home to attend the fair Wednesday and
Will Humphrey brought his- sister,
Fern Grimes, over from Mt, Angel Sat
urday to spend the .week end -at the
Kdgnr Johnson and family and Mias
Hilda Williamson spent the last week
end nt the const.
Miss Marguerite Peterson of Seattle
visited her sister, Mrs. Arthur Lander,
Louio Burtruff and Miss Mildred
Williamson went to Lacomb Sunduy and
were accompanied on their return y
Mrs. Klmer Hartruff, r" -'
Mr. and Mrs. lox of Suleiu called on
C. J. Latham Sunday,
Carl Morris went to Lacomb Thurv
day with his lister, Mrs. Louie Bartruff.
Mr. and Mrs. t'asen aud daughter oi
Tillamook were guests of Charles Vk-n
Cleave W ednesday
)m at the must niinovhitr feature nf
the high cost of living is the high cost ;lB f'- weekly wage of thirty-six et
of flivving. Seatflo Tillies.
ltev. F. Fisher- rufurnBit from Thi
Are tho window-cleaners wise in strik- ,0!tIlvg Mondv 8m, wm ,,; his
torate of the Hanoi Green V 8. church
larsf If they're not careful college
presidents will try to take their jobs
Uispaiehoa spesk of cold storage egg3awavXow York Eveuiug Telegram.
being libeled, as if that were possible
Little Hock Arkansas Uanette.-
Boiled down, it nioy be said that the
rirtvddoiit want the ITnited States to
A scientist says people who eat meat : . A w) .. -
are savage, lie is wrong; they are'
either rich or lucky Pottsville Journal I
Lodge insists that we merely be a sister
to it. Fort Smith Southwest American.
Soiiut day Mextoo will pile on the last i Last week the warehouse of the Or,i
straw, nd then she'll soon be as civil jfon Milling company- nt Monmouth
i.ed and educated ns the Philippine.--! reached its eaparitv of 75.000 bushels
another year. .
Charles Van Cleave and family mo
tored to Philomath last Sunday to visit
Mrs. Bertha -Peoples. ' '
Mrs. Ellen Van Cleave returned from
The Palles Monday.
The Lebanon high school opened this
week with an enrollment of 200, the
largest in the history of the school.
You have to hand it to the kaisfr for
one thing; he hasn't suggested a plan
for control of our railroads. lirccavlVU
(S, C.) Piedmont.
and had to refuse to tuk, more.
The last published report of Silver-
ton's two banks shows deposits of $1,'
The Coos and Curry Comity Medical
asaoYintion has adopted a resolution in
creasing the fees of physician 100 per
cent. , .
A meeting of ex-aervice men was tiew
at Lebanon Tuesday night, with a view
COME IN MONDAY
9 room house close in on Lib
erty street. For quick sale
7 room house close in on pav
ed street. Fairly modern.'
R room 'bungalow, nice large
lot, east front on South Lib
erty St. Price $2800
5 room bungalow in South
Salem, 214 blocks from car
line. .100 down. Balance like
' j foil t.- $2250 e .--,, v
4 room house on car line.
Fairly miodern, price includ
ing whiter 's wood. $1100.
4 room house on South Lib
erty St, with -3 good lots.
Close in. One block from car
line. $1400 . .
Xiee 6 room home on Court
street. Price $4000
Wo have some good trades
for cars, what have you?
16 acres with fine (i room
biingiWow and good buildings,
o miles north of Salem. Close
to O. E. station. For quick
.14 acres 0(i miles north of
Salem. 4 room house and
fair buildings. All in cultiva
tion. Close to church and
school, on good gravel road.
5 acres, 1 mile from fnir
grounds right off of paved
road, (juite a little grub oak
on place. No buildings. If
sold soon $900
5 acres, Vj miles from town.
Right off of paved road.
Land all cleared. No build
5 acres all in cultivation, 4
room house, tlood out build
ings. Small orchard. C miles
from Salem. $1700; ?
Vi ncroa. 4 acres under cul
tivation. 1 acre of loganber
ries and number of fruit trees
4 room house. Close to O. E.
station. $1000 down. Price
50 acres 6 miles east of Sa
lem. In Waldo hills district.
New 3 . room bungalow. Good
barn and out tiuildings. 5
acres timber, the rest under
cultivation. Good well with
gas engine. Trice. $10,000
50 acres right outside of city
limits east of Salem. Good 8
room house. Land all under
406-407-408 Oregon bldg
LANLAR & LAFLAR
WE BATS PLENTY OP
MONEY TO LOAN ON
1137,814.60 and resource totaling nearly to organiiing a post of the American jZ&''
The great American tenor at the Opera House
t This will perhaps be the greatest artist that has been.
m balem this year.
Buy your tickets today
Prices: $1.00. $1.50, $2.00
Opera House Pharmacy
LADD & BUSH
' General Banking Business
Office Hours from 10 a. m. to 12 m. Wednesday,
Thursday and Friday, Sept. 24, 25, 26,
Account Oregon State Fair
Season's Finest Cycling Days Are Here
K Get astride vour DAYTON RTf!Yf!T,F nnrl
I joy thg finest cycling days of all the year.
kh Use your DAYTON for workor for play
0) to save your time, earn your money, give you the
j new vigor and zip that comes from good, sound,
v ?j pleasureable exercise.
: v e
Lloyd E. Rarnsden
' . 387 Court Street
Study Your Child's Interests
Let the opening of this school year mark the time
when you aided your child to SEE and STUDY
without ef ort, by having us prescribe CORRECTLY
DR. A. McCULLOCH, OPTOMETRIST
204-5 Salem Bank of Commerce Building .
t MM t
4 Seeing The Series In Salem.
. Flash! Just like that will Salem baseball fans
get the news of the world's series games hot off ::
The Capital Journal's leased wire direct from the ::
playing field. "
' Each day from the time the teams trot onto the : :
field until the last put-out is made The Capital Jour- : :
nal bulletin board fans will get the news play by play.v
Then, in the evening, they will get the detailed 'X
story of the game in The Capital Journal along with '
red hot features and sidelights on the series, the :
teams and the individual players. . t