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THE DAILY CAPITAL JOURNAL, SALEM, OREGON, FRIDAY, DEC. 8, 19916.
MEVERS, THE BIG CHRISTMAS SHOPPING PLACE
In every section of this immense store nomatter where you happen to look, you'll
find Christmas offerings of unusual merit-Gift suggestions by the hundreds for ::
Fathers, Mothers, Sisters, Brothers, Babies, Friends and Sweethearts. Visit
through the different departments and see the displaysit's a great help in ;:
selecting gift articles.
PL JUMPS FROM
Boys, Here's Your Chance to Win An
American Model Builder Set-'-F R E E
How Many Words Can You Make Out of the Words AMERICAN MODEL BUILDER?
' This contest is open to boys under 16 years closes Decem
ber 20th. The prize will be awarded Christmas Eve. Write the words on
one side of paper; bring the finished list to Meyers' Toy land on the second
floor. Think hard make just as many words as you possibly can, just a few
words difference may mean a great deal. Gt in and win this fine No. 3 set.
Greatest of All Constructive Toys
It contains 15 per cent more new and novel parts and builds 20 per cent more
models than any other outfit. We are headquarters for this unexcelled
Mechanical Builder. We carry a full line of parts and extras the year round.
Special Sale of Women's and Children's
A Sale of Women's FELT
JULIETTES, grev or black,
leather sole and heel, ex
A Sale of Women's Comfy
Slippers (soft soles), rib
bon trimmed; colors red,
blue, pink, taupe, green
and combinations of lav
ander and white tan and
pink and tan and blue;
SPECIAL PRICES on all Children's FEL T SLIPPERS
77") ? C A J UmmmA Harley : Davidson Motor Delivery at a Bargain.
rKJMX OLtC Enquire at Office.
Is Picked Up Unconscious and
Still Unable to Tell Her
All Around Town
Iec. 8. "Hlossominp; of Alafy
Anne" play at High school
Dae. 8. So n oi n gram opera at
Public Library S p. ni.,
Dee. li lfl. Third Anmal Mor
ion County Com Show in
Dae. 12. Supt. J. W. TouM ad
drons bel'oro Six o'clock
Deo. 1415. "Tho Dictator"
at opera house, auspices
Dee. 20. Monthly Meeting
Jan. 2. Annual (Jberrian banquet.
Dr. Mendelsohn, apeolallst, flti Uus
a correctly. 0. S. Bank. Bld.
A. R. Barnard, D. F. Bruner and Dr.
Brown were elected trustees of the Cen
tral Congrcgatiounl church at tho annu
al meeting held Inst evening.
Dr. F. H. Thompson of 41S Bank of
Commerce bid?., specializes in Eye,
Ear, Moss and Throat. tf
The opera Rigoletto will be given this
evening at the public library on the
.Souoru talking machine. Mrs. Anna
Kobers Fish will tell the story of the
Wanted two veal calves every day.
Roy Re Meat Market, 177 S. Com
The Marion County Bar association
will meet at S o'clock this evening at
the court house in the roims of Judge
Galloway to arrange for attending the
funeral services of John A. Carson.
Furs, Christmas sale prices. West Fur
Co., '.'17 S. High St. duel !
A marriage license was issued todav
j to Muxw ell Joseph Leonard, an agricirt-
nuiai ui cu- iiuu, and r.nniy lirougn, u
stenographer of St. Taul.
New and second hand heaters at low
est pi ices, ijil.ou up. E. L. Stiff 4i Sou.
R. N. Morris, who for many years was
in charge of the grocery store at the
fair grounds, in reported seriously ill
nt Roscburg. Some time ago he traded
the grocery for a ranch near Hose,
burg. $25.00 will buy a No. 8 6-Me range
( on sanitary leg base with uuuu '
coil at E. L. Stiff & Son's.
Although gasoline sella for 22 1-2
; cents a gallon, this did not discourage
I those who had in mind buying a Ford,
as the following have joined the proces
sion: A. M. Drorbaugh, rural route five:
F.-K. DuRette, Gervais; John Hulmaii,
Salem; A. tr ruber, Salem.
Concert Tonight The concert to
night nt the opera house given by Ulenn
Kllison, under the direction of the
Thomas A. Edison Co., Inc., will be the
best attended concert ever given in
Salem. Those who have heard Mr. Elli
son before in one of his concertt have
spread the news of the treat that those
who have tickets can expect tonight.
Scmi i'.niscious from (he injuries re
ceived from a leap from a window of
tho Bligh hotel to the cement sidewalk
about 12:30 o'clock this morning in an
attempt to esciipe from the attentions
of Frank Kreulze, of Bueuu Vista, who
registered us from l'oitluflfl, Miss Clara
Rnuschor, of near Sublimity, is lying at
the Salem hospital unable to be inter
viewed by the chiei of police, who is
holding Kreutze in the city Jail.
Just what happened in the room of
the Bligh hotel no one but the parties
in the iieur tragedy know, and the lips
ut the one are sealed by stupor ana the
other is silent in the city jail. Only
when Miss Kreutze regains conscious
ness will the reason be known for her
mad leap out of the window and her
crash through the maikipiee to tho side
Dr. Morse was culled when she was
found lying on the sidewalk uncoii
scious. She was taken to tho Salem
hospital, which examination revealed
no bones broken. J.nle this afternoon
she was in such a precarious condition
that Dr. Morso would not allow the
chief of police to attempt to interview
her. The doctor says she does not re
member what happened in tho room or
after the fall.
Chief Welsh and District Attorney
Riugo will hold Kreutz-iu jail at least
temporarily. So fur he has made no
statement to the police.
When she came to the hotel Miss
Rnuscher registered as Miss Clara
lvreut.e, of Fortland, ami was gien
room li'.t. Earlier in the day F. K.
Kreutz came to the hotel and registered
as from Portland and given room ti8. He
stated that ho expected the sister of his
intended fiance and asked that she be
given the room next to his, which was
At the police station last night, or
early this morning, Kreut. said no and
the .girl hud attended a show, had tak
en supper at the White House restau
rant and then returned to their rooms.
He said he was in her room about 15
minutes and he was lying on the bed
and she standing near the window with
the blind drawn behind her, when he
henrd the crash of her plunge through
The crash aroused Manager T. G.
Bligh and the people who were in the
hotel lobby. Mannger Bligh immediate
ly investigated, 'found the door locked,
and then phoned for the police.
When the officers arrived they found
Kreutze trying to get out of tho room.
It was fouiid the girl had the key when
she jumped. A search of his room re
vealed a suitense in which was a loaded
revolver of ..'12 calibre and some pnpers
which indicated he was a railroad man.
Further investigation of the room
showed thut the partition door between
the two rooms was open and the spike
on the night lock open. It was also dis
covered that the front lock to tho door
in her room hud been tampered with
and when the door opened tho lock fell
to the floor, M Kltf
Investigation this morning on the part
of the chief of police revealed the lact
that the girl had been working in this
city for three or four weeks at the
home of Mrs. McDougal at SDO South
Letters found on liis person indicate
that he has had "troubles." with Tere
sa Rnuscher, sister of Clara Hauscher.
A missive from Teresa to him on No
vember 8 tells of "tronuble from un
known ("Buses," and shows that he had
been sending her "medicine" through
the mnil, which caused her to fear dis
covery of something that was worry
At one time ho is said to have been
discharged from employment with the
Denver & Rio Grande railroad, and no
ice from the railroad discharging him
for irresponsibility in allowing 1.'! cer
to get nwny was found on him. Also
a letter on his person indicated he had
been working on the snino railroad as
W- I.. Kreutz, his dead brother. This
he was able to do because he tallies
with tho description of his brother, who
was ft brakeman and conductor. This he
was able to do because the wife of the
dead brother had sent him her hus
band's employment card.
Best repair and upholstery depart
ment in town nt E. L. Stiff & Son's.
Although the football season is about
over, those who would like to see anoth
er game will have a chance Saturday
afternoon. At 2 o'clock on Willamette
field, the freshmen and sophomore of
the university will engngo in a little
scrimmage just to decide who's who
when it comes to football.
Furniture packed and goods stored
at most ronsonabhTntes. K. E. Stiff &
The river seems to have a hard time
getting up to the regulation December
gunge. Although there has been 2.7H
inches of rain this month, it has been
coming down so gradually that the
gnage of the river has remained about
the ainc for the past 10 days. Today
it is 7.9 feet nbove zero. The range of
temperature yesterday was from 42 to
t PERSONALS t
O. J. Schci was a I'ortland visitor yes
torday. Dr. J. O. Vatiwinkle, of Jefferson, is
in tho city.
I.. D. Mars, of Gervais, is transacting
business in the city.
AV. A. Sluper, of Independence, Whs a
Siilem visitor Tliuisdny.
Mr. and Mis. R. H. Kudig, of Amity,
were in the city yesterday.
Thomas (lennell, of East Independ
ence, was in the cily yesterday.
Mrs. Mary '. Dennis, of Fulls City,
is visiting at the home of her son, Bert
Dr. M. C. Findley was called to In
dependence this morning on profession
Mr. and Mrs. John .1. Roberts were in
Portland yesterday registered at the
.Mrs. J. F. Vogt, of-Seattle, is spend
ing a few dnys at the home of G. A.
Wood on North Church street. She is
j on her way to Eos Angeles for the win
;ter. j W. T. Carroll, Jr., formerly o'f this
jcity, who has been in the drug business
!nt Junction City for the past nine years,
I has sold out to C. A. Fryer, recently of
jSulem. Eugene Register.
' A Jcomedy erjtitled "Scenes in a
ITnion Depot," will be gii'cu Wednes
day evening Dec. 13, eight o'clock, by
the young people of the First Christian
church, corner Center and lli'jh. Ad
mission 10c and .V: Come and have a
good laugh. dec12
Salem's most reliaule jewelers, Gard
! ner and Keene. The store with tho
street clock. uecU
W. R. Jeffrey, who has been with the
Barnes store for the past few mouths,
will leave tomorrow for Bend, Oregon,
to take up the duties of circulation and
advertising mnnnger of the Bend Daily
Bulletiu. This is the paper owned by
I George Palmer Putnam. As business
I manager of the Willamette Collegian for
the 1915-16 -school year, Mr. Jeffrey
j made an enviable record, increasing the
size of the paper, putting it on an inde
I pendent financial basis.
A complete line of brucelett watches,
diamonds ami jewelry, tor your inspec
tion, at Salem's most reliable jewelry
store. The store with the street clock.
Household Furniture. 'Wocdry
tho Auctioneer will pay highest
cash price for came. Phone 511.
When In SALEM, OREGON, stop at
Free and Private Baths
RATES: 75c, $1.00, $1.50 PER DAY
The only hotel in the business district.
Nearest to all Depots, Theatres and
Capitol Buildings. -A
Home Away From Home.
T. O. BLIGH, Prop. ,
Both Phones. Free Auto Bus
Big Specials at
First-doss work. AH kinds
of repairing. All work guar-
anteed. Twenty-five years'
experience. Leave orders at
Schaffer Drug Store, phone 197.
Residence phone 1469.
J. E. HOCKETT,
915 Highland Avenue.
; A. M. Wilson, 25 years experience
'Legally, meehanieallv and commercial
lv trained to protect vour invention.
'Send for bookie. FREE SEARCH.
311 Victor Bldg., Washington, D. C.
Steak, lb. 10 & 12V2c
Roast lb. ..,8 & 10c
.6 & 8c
Hamburger, lb. . . 10c
-: .at -
Cor. 12th & Cross Sts.
Sell it Journal want ads will cell it.
The market that
leads in quality
and low prices.
and your neigh
bor against the
high cost of liv
ing by trading I
Tomorrow - Saturday
Will Witness the Greatest Meat Sale in Salem's History
155 North Libertv i
For an example read these urices:
Beef to Boil 5 pounds for ' 25c
371 State Street
Roast of Beef
T-Bone, Round and Loin Steak
Hamburger (Best) 3 pounds
Everything else in proportion.
These prices are for CASH.
"Meet mc at
THE PEOPLE'S MEAT MARKET" 155 North Liberty
For prompt service Phone 995 We Deliver
Carl Oabrielson, Aline Thompson, Ciias.
Im. Dick, Mrs. W. Carlton Smith, James
Matt, Major? Marvin, Lawrence Hof er,
Tom Kay, George Snyder, Ferry Eeigle
man. Art Wallace, Dan Langenburg, E.
Cooke Patton, Arthur Wilson, 'Bun
ny" Meirtag, King Bing William H.
PERRY REIGLEMAN IN "THE DICTATOR"
GRAND THEATRE, DEC 14-15 See Page Two Today's Capita! Journal
FIRST AUTHORIZED AMATETO PRODUCTION FN AMERICA OF RICHARD HARDIN GOO DAVIS' CELEBRATED COMEDT. (THE PLAT THAT RECENTLY SCORED A
WORLD-RECORD RUN OF TWO TEARS IN NEW YORK AND LONDON.) PLAT PRODUCED BT THE CHERRIANS, BT SPECIAL PERMISSION OF CHAS. FEOSMAN,
INC. PROCEEDS WILL BE USED BT THE CHERRIANS TO EQUIP THEIR ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TREE, AND TO GIVE A CHRISTMAS PRESENT TO EVERT POOR CHILD
IN SALEM. '. .
Executive Staff for "The Dictator":
Jos. H. Albert, U. G. Shipley, Chas.
Frank Deckebacb, manager.
James Mott, producer of "The For
tune Hunter", director.
Prices 75c, 59c and 25c, No Higher.
You will i joy it more than anything yon have seen in years