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SnOffKHS TONI - AILY CAPITAL JOURNAL. I , . . i SALEM, OREGON, THURSDAY, SSlTEMllHU SO, 1007. LA CEINTE NO. 221. URNED eh School Gains 280 Per Cent In Three Years I SALEM SCHOOLS DID SHOWING tnfClivSuDerlntcndent fftoHS Their Splendid Con- jtyi School Increases At 280 Per Cent In 3 Years Lritr ( the day when tho Pet Salem will refute tho 1 of the dyspeptic jnqucs , Y vhlnlne school boy Fftt a snail unwillingly to iniimayhnvo been true in Lm'i Anv hut thorn hns dure. M(5st of tho 2000 i ft that nro moving to- Srauro. light and atop I ne bors nnd clrls nro Pihek, and will come with hrthan tears. Our bonst litloaal system may not In ta It an Improvement over lihpatt, but to tho young i uto longer a horror. wtllmlnarv estlnmtoa are idtre will bo an enrollment fo( the first week of 1500 nunlls. and by tho middle of tho yonr this la expected to rench nearly tho 2000-mark. Many now Btudents from the surrotinwdlng country dis tricts of Mnriwn nnd Polk counties will entor the high school, and It Is confidently expected thnt tho high school will enroll over 400 Btndcnts tho coming yonr. Each hoy nnd girl who goea through tho 12 years of tho public school represents nn Investment of about $250 by tho tnxpnyors. This amount Is exceedingly small, nnd tho expected dividend on this In vestment Is good Americanism. It Is the overwhelming judgment thnt tho Investment pnys. Though school expenditures annually Increases, tho public, that Brumbies over the school tnxos, meets tho bills with never falling cheerfulness. Parents who have children be tweon tho ages of G nnd 14 will do well to tnko note of tho new compul sory education law, which exacts se vero penalties If theso children are not in attendance during tho entire period in which tho schools of tho district aro In session. Certificates from a jihyslclnn nro required in all cases whore children nro compelled to remain at homo on nccount of sickness. Children hotweon the ages of 14 and 1G nro also obliged to go to school, unless occupied in some useful or necessary employment. A regulnrly appointed truant officer will attend to all cases of trunncy re ported to him by tonchors nnd princi pals, and it Ib mndo tho duty of the tenchors to make these reports when cases of truancy aro discovered. Tho now laws aro vor stringent regard ing the ubovo matters, making ample provision for their enforcement,, and exacting sovcro penalties from tho3o responsible for their observ ance. Tho report of City Superintend- (Continued on nngo four.) tllCAGO STORE (E0PLES BARGAIN HOUSE WONDERFUL GROWTH 'K-j the confidence thepooplo huvo lu our merchandlbc 'wiovprlccB. Every day tills Is ahown inoro clearly by tho taunt our store aud got our prices. Thoy ny: "Woll, wo W through other storoB und wo And there is no plnco In wiwecan ao bo well as nt tho CHICAGO STORE. Thoy have ttHople to wait on us. Wo not hotter nttntien: tho stock fib select from la wonderful nnd tho goodB are tho lntost pro 1 the best manufacturers." TIiIh Ib wlint (lm nnnnlo snT! i3ord to sell goods at low prices on account of tho terrible I . lrj UO, WON SALE Dress Goods Dress Silks ry KM Gloves tyand Wear 's Clothing 's' Clothine fc' Shoes tinS Flannels blankets LADIES' COATS LADIES' SUITS AND fINE FURS TO. if W lit JL, yt i ilviiA BsvR It 'ft Y Vii A SImI m i wl it I fMi , f r -I r STIR UP TROUBLE IN CUBA MONEY IS TALKING New York Capitalists In Order to Se cure Concessions Incite Revolution to Compel United Stales to Take Over Guba Permanently Havana, Sopt. 2G. Govornor Mn goon, of tho Cuban-American admin istration Ib seriously worried over tho agitation of revolutionists in PInar dol Rio province It Is Bnld an uprising Is dntcd for Septombor 28th, or early in Octobor. For this wJ- "i vff oa HHtir py NOW ON SALE The Best Bargain in Salem LB8 FASTEST GROWING STORE. McEVOV URfYQ ee -N AJm OnTT wutvx1 BTIUCSCTB. SAIJCM, OR. FRANK 33. NOYJSS. President .of tho Associated Proas and publisher of tho Chicago Kocord-IIernld. event tho United States cavalry, tho Eleventh roglmont, Ib uudor arms and prepared to promptly repress any outbrenk, Tho worBt men In the nrovinco nro implicated In the conspiracy. Tho socrot aorvlco ngonta nro confldont tho money back lug tho fnctlon comes from Now York. Lnrgo qunntltlea or ninmuni tlon nro stored hero nnd nt PInar dol Rio. Capitalists aro anxious nnd discredit nntlvo rule, and would forco tho govornmont to tnke over tho island in tho hopoB that thoy would get much-prized concessions, which they could work securely, nhd which thoy do not feol is possiblo un der Cuban rule. They aro making patriotic but. misguided and unin telligent Cubnns cntBpaws for tholr schemes, TO WATCH THE OTHER BRUISERS WASN'T MADE TO ORDER, EITHER. Cnstinl Entry at Oregon Show Lands Klblwn for Cvntrulln. Centrnlla, Sept. 20. While Mrs. Clinton Newhouse, of this city, was passing through Portlnnd tho oth er day she noticed that a baby Bhow was in progress in tho Oregon build ing nt the old fair grounds. Think ing thnt it would bo n plcasnt sur prise to have her husband seo his new baby's nnme appear In tho Port land papers as a contestant, Mrs. Nowhouse entered her child In tho contest. Much to her delight her baby was nworded first prize. Thl3 Hhow8 what Centrnlla can do with out nny preparation. " o .,- Mlg Attendance nt U. of O. University of Oregon, Eugene, Sop tomber 2G, 1907. Tho University of Oregon opened its doorB Tuesdnv, September 24th. Tho first and sec ond day' registration hns shown nn Incrense of more than 20 per cent over the registration of tho same time last year. Almost every high Bchool nnd academy In tho Btato Is represented, and n Inrgo number nro presontiijg credentials from Eastern preparatory schools. Tho year will mm- mo nignest point in enroll ment thitt the University hns yet reached.. Tho very sorlouB question that Is presenting itself Ib how to take cart of all BtudontB. Tho lack of funds; line mndo it impossible to furnish end heat nil of tho rooniB lu tho library building, nnd for tho samo reason tho now glrlB dormitory will have to Ho idle for tho year. Stu dents, however, nro ndjiiBtlng thoin boIvch readily to tho conditions, nnd tho outlook for tho year's work Ib exceptionally good. o She Got the Rnncli, Too. Bnken City, Or., Sept. 2 G. Al though (lie decreo of tho court when thox were divorced awarded tho homo plnco to John W. Hnmbloton, tho property will now return to Dorcas Hnmbloton, who was ncqult tcd Mou'rtay night nfter killing him. Mr. Hnmbloton had no'rolntives. Tht children now become owners of the ranch, nnd will give tho plnco to their mother, who has Btifforcd so much for them. Tho peoplo of link er City and Mrs. Jlambloton'a neigh bors rejoice ovor the ucqulttnl. Mrs. Hnmbloton heard tho vordlct without n sign of emotion. Sho wn) very quiet nnd serono. Tho verdict wbb not nltogothor unexpected, al though Mho nnd not boon sure of an acquittal. Sho pnssed tho remaind er of the night in n room in the court bonne, In -which sho had boon confined for tho previous nlno weeks Sho hnd not worried about tho out come of tho trinl, nnd has been hap pier since killing hr huubnnd thnn for muny years before, o Tho Lid Soldered On. Sonttlo, Sept. 20. Tho llttlo LITTLE CITY IN RUINS SWEPT BY FLAMES LaCcntcr, Town With 500 Popula tion Destroyed By Fire Today-Is in Clark Gounty, Washington, 18 Miles North of Vancouver. Portland, Sopt. 2G. Tho town of LnCentor, Wellington, Is reported entirely destroyed by firo this morn ing. Tho postolhce, hotel and tele phone ofllco burned nnd communica tion is difllcult. LnCentor is nbout 1G miles from Vnncoiiver, Washing- LAUNCH SUNK MY WHALE. Angry llensfc Hits Hack nt Propeller With Great Effect. San Francisco, Sopt. 20. Tho launch Warrior was struck by a whale Tuesday nftornoon oft tho end of Howard streot wharf, and bo bndly dnmngod that it Bank u few min utes after reaching tho bont lading at tho Howard street bulkhead. It Jb thought tho propeller of tho launch struck the whale, for nftor It dropped tho whnlo struck back with its tail. Tho blow nenrly Jarred tho onglno from ita bod, nnd Btnrted sev eral planks of tho boat. AMERICA TO RULE PACIFIC SAMITEL J. SMALL. President of tlio Commorciai Tologrnghors' Union of Ainerion. tqn. Tho poulmnstor at Rldgoflold rocolvod a tolephono whon tho coil' mih (f i mani ta ! nfnimmittifrr; T.na AiiitoIas. Sent. 2G. Tommy Burns, the honvywolght, arrived heio last nigut to seo me .Momsic gana go. Tommy lookod "fit as a fiddle. " and ready for a so. If noc- ossary, tomorrow. Ho has a pos siblo match witn uunnor aioir, uio Englishman on tho tuple. Tho Na tional Sporting Club, of London, which is featuring tho prospective bout, la rather backward, but has proposed a Durn-Johnson match. Burns said ho would tako on John son If he defeated Molr. Want Tlvein All Excluded. Ottawa. Ont., Sept. 2G. A mon ster petition signed by hundredB of British Columbians, Is on Its way to Premier Sir Wilfrid Laurier. It prays that, regardless of foreign countries and all sentimental and political considerations, tho govern ment Immediately pass legislation such as may bo requisite to InB.ure absolute exclusion of Orientals from tho Dominion of Canada. So far the Japaneso government Tiob mada nn olftlm for llnmnC03 On account of the Vancouver troubles. MILITARY INAUGURAL BALL ARMORY TONIGHT Strictly Ivitationa! $ See Committee or Pattons' or Burghardt's Boole Store STREET CAR SERVICE RENDER El). ,wt-fittiiiai--i-f4iat-i-4iiiH flngratlou was Bwocplng tho town, which hns about COO Inhabitants. Rldgoflold, Wash., Sept. 2G. At noon tho flro nt LnCentor was still uncontrolled. Tho gonorui merchnn (Hho storo of Lnno Ilroi. nnd their ofllco, saloon, postoMro, Speneor nn- lnmi Tlffilm. lilnr.bumlHi ulinll iwtl other shops nnd the bridge crossing iewiN river are minimi, i im oiikim of the tire , was In n saloon. The damage la aotlmnted to dntt at $30,-000. St. Petersburg, Sopt. 2G. Socro tary Tnft's tour of tho world Is be ing followed with unuiiunl tntoront hero. Tho government la taking monsurcs to surround tho Journoy through Siberia nnd Europenn Itus Bla with attontioiiB uBunlb- obsorvod for tho rulora of ntatoB nnd tho proaa Is busily apcculatlng on tho Hkpll hood of tho adoption of n Ilusaq Amorlcnn convention, tho object o'f Mr. Tnft'B visit to Russln bolng, it In nllcged, to negotlato an agreomont between tho United States und Una. Bin. Tho conviction provnllB hero thnt war hotweon tho United Stntes and Japan Ib Inovitnblo In tho distant fu ture. Tho Novoo Vromya todny published an artlclo ontltled "Tho, New World Power," picturing tho. marvoloiiB growth of America nB a boh power during tho Inst 10 yearo, and warning RuHBinn diplomacy not to "be riumht unnwnrca by coming events." Tho Novoo Vromny ndilB: "Tho day when tho United Stilton' ileet pnsBOB out of the BtraltB of Ma gellan movoH proudly Into. tho watora. of the Pacific will open n now ow. for tho Eastern world Ofilclnl ".iur t on I oh and tho temporary lull iiu war talk do not conceal tho fnct that Amorlcn Ih reaching out for tho mas tery of tho Pacific, and already is Htrong enough to attain It. "She entered the race for It In tho Hprlng of 11103, when congroHs voted tli o nnvy hill nnd the Pnnamn bill, both essentia! to the object In vlow. Without any noho except tho cenio lew rumble of machinery in thi mighty nation, alio Hurcoedod In forg ing a sea power already Including 35 battleuhlpa aud having Ha docks crowded with ninny more war voa aola. "Tho Amorlcnn p.eoplo nro not lured by the glamor of morn display. Kb purpoKOfl nro deeper. Kindred of England, the American creed la that commerce follows tho flag. Hor ob ject la Incompatible with more do Biro for trndo lu tho Enr EnHt. Eng land won the throtio of tho Atlantic from Spain, Holland and Franc, America la nbout to challengor hup rival for the one of the Pacific" o - READY town of Tokoa, In Enstorn Wash' Ington, la: closed tighter thnn n drum on Sundays now. A fow weeks ago the reform wave struck Tokoa, nnd all tho stores nnd unloona woro closed, not evou a nowspnpor could be bought except at tho trains. Con siderable complaint was made, but the law was ohoyed to. the letter. Last woek tho city authorities Issued an onlor that all nubile meetings vhoiilci bo closed, too, with the result that inoro wero no ciiurcn serviow in Ttkoa Inst Sunday, and the pas tors 'if the ohurchoa onjoyod n forced holiday. Tho closing of th rhurces has Htlrred tin the residents of the town, nnd it Is expoetod tlisra will be ohurch services all right noxt Sunday. p I tad I ii in Caused It. Ceneva. Sent. 20. A newsnnDOr stat-9 that Profossor Joly has com pleted a geological examination of specimens of tho Htrntu collected in the borings for the Simplex tunnol. He round rich traces or raaium, in dicating larger deposits than any hlthertn discovered In Euro no. He believes that tho presence of those doposlts causod tho abnormal heat experienced in building tho tunnel. Ho predicts that continued rosearcn will provo tho world's supply of ra dium to bo greater than was sup posed. o Elks' Day nt Pendleton. Pendleton, Sept, 26. This la Elks' day In the Uraatilki-Morrow district fair. Elks from nil over the Northwest aro hero to attend tho big carnival tonight. Jasper .7iinliigN I 'roc. GmntB Pass, Or., Sept.aiJudgi Haiinn yesterday afteniwilTdlsmUsod Jasper Jennings from custody. Jas per was convictod of murdering his father two yoars ngo in a cnblu near here. The trial was long and expensive to the county. Aftor Jaa per's conviction his slstor, Dora, who Iihm nt nee dlod, was placed on trlnl for the same offonco, but was ac quitted. The supreme court ordorod n now trial of Jasper on technicali ties, and his dismissal is duo to tho fnct that many of tho wltnosBca of the formor trial have moved away, and tho expense, of a new trlnl would be onormous. Judge Hnnna's notion moots with public approval. n ' On Trial for Murder. Pendleton, Sept. 20. Six of tho Jury woro secured up to noon In tho murdor trial of Oeorgo Horseman, for killing Clarenco McBroom. Tho murder was tho result of a long foud between the men. After tho fight In which McBroom wob killed, Horse man gave Ijimaelf up. FOR THE r- FIGHT San FrnnoUco, Supt. 21. Aftor this date tho Squlro nnd Sullivan camps will soo no more boxing. Both men will save tholr bunds for tho houl. Rest and building up their physical resorvo will he tho main object of the trainers of both men. Lnro crowds are attending the try outs of tho men, and' fi loads of Squires are tonlidoiit lie will uirtfea n splendid showing, and rehnbjlltnto tho reniitntlon he luwt In the iuiue!t with Tommy Hums July 1th. Squire Is very nuxtoutt to tnke on Rums If lie wins thU light, nnd of- i the sama tonus as lu thy prior bout. If Burns refusos Hqqlres in willing to try Jackson's game, o ' - Had End or I'luuNiiro Tom. drains Pass. Or., Sent. 20. I'red, tho only son of Mr. and Mrs. Daanla H. Stovull, died at MlhusapoliH, Mlun., Monday jilghi 'I ho i)ar"in huve started Imi-k to Ornnta Pubis with tho body. They had started on an extended trip East. Mr. Stovull la n woll-known, newspaper corre spondent, and tin author of note. Dr. J. F. COOK THK BOTANIOATi DOCTOR, MOYHB TO 49 LIBERTY OTKKKt FO ANT BHXA8H OALL ON DSL COOK. OONHULTATIOtt FKKR i't;i serai mn ! im : I II