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OF'SANJOSESCHOOLMAY CROSS LINEOVER CONVENTION FORMER PRESIDENT OF WIL ' LAMETTK UNIVERSITY CALLED TO CALIFORNIA INSTITUTION UNIVERSITY OF PACIFIC. Word was received from tho east Saturday night that Rov. John II. Cofoman. D.D.. Into president of Willamette University, had boon iilectcil presldont of tho University of tho Pacific at San Joso, Callfornln. Tho institution is under tho patron ngo of the California conf6ronco of tho Methodist church. It Is situated 48 miles from San Francisco, and hns six buildings and n campuB of 15 ncros. Tho plant is valued at ssuu,' (Continued on pug wight). CIIICAGOSiM PEOPLES BARGAIN HOUSE ff HOT WEATHER GOODS PRICED AWAY DOWN DIMITIES. LAWNS, Whlto Goods, Summer Silk', Summor Dress Goods, Summer Suits, Summor Gloves, Summer Underwear, Hoslory, !, Ribbons, Embroideries, Wash Goods of r.11 kinds, Dress Gins- , ChnmbroyB, Dross Linens and Hundreds of other goods suitable Pt Summer wear marked down pricos that will make quick selling. w jour trading at Ue store that does the business. SUMAS PRAIRIE INUNDATED FRAZER AND CHILLIWACK RIVERS OVERFLOW LOSS IN THE THOUSANDS. (United Pre T.cnsed Wire.) Bolllnphnm, Wash., Juno 15. Flftoen thousand acres of farm and pasture lands are overflowed, crops worth thcaisnnds of dollars nro ruin ed nnd severnl Ecorcs of rancher hnvo been driven to bcek shelter on tho high lands by tho flooding of Sumas prnlrlc, Just ncrosB tho lino in Ilrltlsh Columbia. The flood is rlic- Ing and tho Bllghtly higher lands on EXCITEMENT CENTERS ON VICE PRESIDENCY FAIRDANKS e LEADS NO ANTMNJ UNCTION PLANK. (United Vttni I.ct.-d Wire.) Chicago, Juno 15, Tho sontlmoat bohind tho scenes todny apparently favors tho re-nomination of Fair banks for vice presldont. It is said that ho will accept, though ho is not fighting for It. Well-informed lend ers uellove that conditions nro lining up in such a way as to make Fair banks the most available man. Tho Iowa delegation, henucd by tho American side, nro nnw In dnncnr Lcsllo Mf Shaw, former secretary of of BUbmorslon. Tho water Is higher tM0 treasury, arrived -today and. I thnn It hns boon ulnco 1804. .working hard to prevent tho noml- Tho extremely high waters on tho ' nation of Senotor Dollivor of Iowa ifrazor nnd ChlHIwnck rlvcrB Is ro- r mo secona piaco on mo iickoi. snonslblo for tlm flood. The Bnow They point out that Dolllvor's was unusually high on tho foothills tnnd on tho prohibition question in i winier nnu nas mciicu last mih. " vuru iu mm-i ihujij ium? m summor, bo that tho rivers have I hl own Btnte Th,a Bmo theory re- Our Prices JP competitors nil tho tlmo y thinking how to keep up. lead carefully. t 000 yards of Be3t Stnndard wn, Callcoeo nnd GlnghamR, Mai price, yard 5? J00 yards of Fine tfeedle Work pbroldery that is worth double prices lc, 0J4e, 8 13 Oc d l2i4c a yard. ?00 yards of Fins Sheer India no regular 15c values, now W , Oo i ' i - N yards of Summer Silk3 In folors and fancy, regular 39c 5c goods, special price now, aad 35c a yard. overflowed their low bonks through Sumns pralrio and changed their country Into n luigo sbnllow lake. Tho hay crop Is ruined and tho draly Ing buulness of the section Is at n standstill. gnrdlng Dolllver Is understood to be held by tho Now York delegation. Chicago Seething. Tho convention In on sure enough. Tho Dlnlno Marching club of Cin cinnati !s here 400 strong. They ar rived today and tholr frock coats and high gray and whlto plug hats nro tho sights of the city. Crowds cheered them as thoy p.i- 1000 Parasols and Colored Silk Umbrellas now on sale. Wo aro offering them at factory prices, 25e, 3c, 10c, 75c, 08c, $1.25, $1.50 and up. Hlev I i : Suits US, $20 and $25 50, 10.50, 812.50 and w wvWl' Jemdry Thieves Cntight. ( United TreM I.cnied Wire.) llco of this city 'have eommunlea l I .S""?,;!, S,lnfttn "Sv loin0"8 with the authorities of other clt-1 1,ktc,rc"B,nU"L,nC TnL ri. In0 nit nvnr thn Miinlrv In thnlr Af. I Tl9 Colorado Ond KnnsnB City forts to discover tno care of Geo. "rPcnhJ"g . ,alM JJl Id E. Farwell an-1 Lena Wlnchell nnd J"" ',u,tI l0M ' t?, V,t lond today thoy bollovo In this pair tho " mi.LthC ,'. ?1 "i'i t Lj l "foncos" of many of the blggtst dla-.w,,h v'"lton aro lined up on tho ap- aot rd0!rbfngCthJh,mRt 0WPU,1"I ""(fta'klr. and souvenir agents CdT.!odcoS 'iUTriii Solant . .thicker than they wore at tho Friday on Mtsplclon and tho Investl-' wor '",r- .) ,ol town ,s ,n gntion which thoy havo been con- whir lo . f1"'0",- (1I11PI1 ducting show tho police that the pn'r R(n(TIS h tVnnnn hni oneratcd In nenrlv ovsrv lnrc' stftte delegations this nttornoon cny iWSll Id ! 2 an" Wit. """"TiK 'ffifi!,. IS tho proceeds of diamond robbr-, , for J!. tho aggregate of which would bo, Jfjf; Sena or P"on: for tho resolu mnm tmn ti non nnn tlom committee, A. N. ailuort; or more than jj.uuu.uuu. .,-, ..). n w wrt. Tho police of Memphis, Tenn., and , '7"Vi;7", leirntioii alio nttmorouB other cities have Informed " ,T ,""fd?,nl1, tr the. local department that they hnv' declared In favor of Fairbanks for ScSRJnr. y tff'tmiS ' Annjunctlo,) Plank. KSallJeBbStthcsoa " """':! u"u"V'g" "'"''"""'.ftntl-Ynlunctlon T.roDOsitlon will bo nn pniimru irrifiiv i hi n. i -. . . . ... $1400 WORTH OF PRIZES TO BE GIVEN AWAY tho country know them. Another Roblcry. ollmlnattd from the platform. He clolmed that tho best Interests of tho . . .r mu. .i- i rnnnrrv wero uunuitiu iu n. mo uJSl ' BSSSW; "nS u'K Wt JM-wf j ag-nr ft" . - ,,-hPt mlmHt9( tp be one or ' jmi--i-ii i v. .... ...i ... ..- . m nn,.iflla1. iu mm ftinvAriv nrpniten rou- mmu-u. ui-le 'hnt hf years. tho theft occurred in "Tne rre;iueni wuuiuhi - of $ 1 0.000 , ano. i ne mun i nuuwr ,. . . . a r & rinrtAa a n ri 1 a mi iiiu mi: vnniii nf nwe rv and n ate. wca-. "rei" v.ui..i-. "'.." ." ;.' , D hot hU .Pn stored in X'W Vork wn in liug my. ti'inke in a fashionable hotel. The The 40 N'w York stato delogats held a caucis nt which It was unnni- nst tno siaio b the flret ballot. delegation Tho Police hold to tho theory that adoptej r.-o u,o v stolen goods belonged to Mrs. Sam-1 "eiu a caucw nt wnicii i uel Hill, wife of a wealthy Reno mln-l mouily decided to cast Indian nd a bride of but a few voWMor Huwthe WeCKB. ... ... ., ,J .Inllmn At 200 Dozen Ladies' Misses' and Chl'dren'? Summer Underwear now on le. It will be bard for you to beat cur prices. 8c, 10c, 1234c, 13c, 18c, 25c and up. 15c, 18c, 25c and up. The Store That Saves You Money J someone who wltnesed the mar riage of the couple in Reno nnd saw the dutlay of valuablo presents, fol- ' lowed the HUN to this c'tv and made .. . .1 rrUn mi vi Ira away wttn me goouu. io nu", were completely rifled, the robbers even taking the bride's wedding gown. MARVELOUS INVENTION OF HIRAM .MAXIM ffnlted Trrti t.emed Wlre.t Washington, June 15. While the ordnance bureau of the army says that no overtures for the test of his nolseloss gun have been made by Hiram Maxim, all of the officers be lleve that a government test wju ie he'd soon. One of the experts said t o d & v "It can be. said to revolutionary. Tho adoption o' a noiseless gun would necessitate the solution of a number of entirely ew . military problems. It would add tremend ously to the horrorB of war. If tne test made was as successful as it has been declared to be. then Maxlin has made a wonderful discovery and one that will necessitate much study on the part of military experts." dency. . Senator Knox'B son. In company with 15 millionaires, left PIlurg for Chicago to "do politics." Alice Roosevelt Longworth says "Of cour-e Tnft will be nominated." and will cast her ballot for him. The prlnclual gowlp of the Jphbles in Chloago Is about the state of President Benjamin Ida Wheejer, of the University of California, that the vice pres'dency Is useless and may some time result in a weak man suc ceeding to the presiamcy. The- delegation from Washington wjll ak for a plank preventing rail-; rdads from enforcing Increased rates, until a hearing has been graniea m terested parties. On Mondny, June 15, 1908, at 0 a. m, The Dally Capital Journal will Inaugurate onp of the greatest gift cottCBts over undertaken by any newspaper In tho Northwest. Tho Capital Journnl Is going to glvo away ono beautiful $425 Eilor Plnno, $150 worth of furnishings for room, $50 worth of Cut Qlnss, Flvo first class Scholarships, Flvo TrlpB to Newport, transportation hoth ways and hotel expenses for seven days, and Flvo Ladles' Gold Watches. Tho Indies to recelvo these prizes will bo determined by popular vote as explained olsowhcro in this pa per. How To Win, Any lady who desires to enter this great contest nnd win ono of tho mngnlflcent prizes offered, should nt onco see that her name Is sent to tho Contest Mnnogcr. -All that Js nec essary to win a prize I to rccejvo tho largest number of votes, accord ing to tho conditions meut'oned else where in this announcement. Can didates should nt onco Interest tho.tr friends in tho contest nnd by united nnd energetic nctlon induce n many people ti'pwlb1e- to -vote for them". Each nomination coupon cut from Tho Capital Journal will count' for flvs votes for n candidate, Tho nom dnntlon coupon will only npptnr for a few days. Tho easiest and quick est way to win, Is for candidates to ask thei friends to prepay their subscriptions for six to 12 months. It coBti tho subscriber nothing ex tra to. do this nnd they nro saved tho annoyance of weekly nnd monthly collections ny so doing you re celvo n special vote ballot which is good for any tlmo during tho con test; mine may be UBOd by tho con testant herself or disposed of In any manner nho may see fit. Any Indy residing In tho territory below montloned Is eligible to com pete In this contest. Any one who desiroa to vote in this contest may do to liy ballots cut from the dally nnd weekly Cap Ital Journnl, or by spec'al vote counons obtnlncd by subscrlb'ng to Tho Capital Journal. Tho coupons secured by subscribing to tiio vnp tal Journnl mny be held aa long as desired and voted nny tlmo up to tho closo of tho contest, but bnllots cut from The Capital Journal are only good for ono week from publi cation nnd will not b counted If voted after tho dnto printed on the ballot. Persons Hvlne In one district are not confined to voting for ladles In their own particular district but may voto for nny ono In tho race. The offer nffords the ladlei and glrli of Snlem, Marion, Polk nnd L'ncoln counties an excellent oppor tunity to recelvo a business educa tion or to travel nt the expense of The Capital Journal. The trlns include transportation both ways, and seven days board nt a flr&t-clnss hotel. Humiiiurv of 1'r'wn Offered, Rlhtrlct Nil. 1. One scholarship. One free trip to Newport nnd hotel oxpnies for seven days, and ono ladlos gold watch. District No. 2. One scholarship. One fiee trip to Newport and hotel oxpsniw for seven days, and one ladles' gold watch. DltftWci No. SI, Ono scholarship. Ono free trip lo Newport nnd hotel expsnies for seven days, nnd ono ladles' gold watch. District N. I. One scholarship. 'One tree trip to Newport and hotel exptnios for sovsn days, and ope ladles' gold watch; DUtrJrt No. 5. One scholarship One freo trip to Nownort nnd hotel expneh for Boven days, nnd ono ladles' goief watch. Note. Tho lady recolvinK tkm greatest number of votes fn the lit, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Ulstrftt will' receive tho bonutlful $425 piane: U one receiving tho second, $150 furn ishings for roem: the third. HI worth of cut glass. How tho Tfitftorr Will Ilo DctNIo., , , DIM Wet No. J, Includos all tho city of Salem north of Ghotnekota nnd west or Summer. Rlitrtct No. a. Includes all of tho city of Salens north of Chemoketa and east ot Summer. District No. 8. Includes all tho city or Salem south of Chemoketa and west or Summer to Mission, cast on .Misflfcm to Uorry, thon Bouth.- DMrict No. !. Includes nil tho city of Salew south of Ohomoketa and east et Summer to Mission, cast on Mission to Berry, then south. District No. X. , Includes all outside the city or Balrm.HntV consists ef the followl .cpuntlea: Marion. Polk and Llneohi InMmcllortH W'VoIIh'k. ' Enter tho name of the lady whom you wish to secure ono of tho mag nificent rownrds in tho contest at onco. Sho ma" win a piano, furnish Inga for a room, $50 worth' of eut K'ass, ono of tho valuable scholar ships, n freo trip, or a gold watck. letter still got iho lady to enter hop nnmo and thon voto for hev Tho-o who get In oh tho start hara' the best chnneo of wlnnliit- nn tr. w dt'slrnhlo that tho nnmea bo entered" nt onc In order to got a good st&rt. Candidates who enter (his contest do not necortBnrlly have to ho nub fccrlbers of Tho Capital Journal. Bk ter your namo and your frlonds will do the rest. You will bo uurpriscir to sco how rnpldly tho voteit wlir co tno In, nnd whnt little effort Iu necessary to win ono of tho rownrdH. offered. Get In on tho ulnrt nnd en courage your frlendu to voto for you, th- rest will lis easy. You will' ncvor know how popular you are until you enter n contest of thim kind. The first announcement im to who tho Indies nro competing In this con petition will bo made Wednesday, Juno 24, nnd tho number of votetn each one hns to hor credit, After tho first announcement or candidates and tho counting of Har lots tho votes will bo counted caclr morning ut 10 a clock ana tno ro suit mnde kuowu in tho following Is suo of The Capital Journal. Therrr will bo n Miort wrlto-up In tho pap;r each day from now on till tho clone of tho contest nnd those Intercutetf can keen In touch with the contort; nnd compotlug candidates. Cerfaftr it Is that eighteen Indies of Hn lem and of Mnrlon, Polk and Lin coln con nth h are to receive magnif icent rtwnrds nnd It Is loft to the renders ot Tho Capital Journal tc decide. o' ' Chicago. Fcar n Tg War. (United l'r I.nfl Wire.) Chicago, Juno 15. It Is fenre.f here that a tong war will break out as the re-iilt of the development Irr tho Hip Lung murder trial. Through Chan Kw, tho Interpreter, It wast learned that tho On Leung long wa planning to wipe out tho entire clan to which Hip Img and his asso ciates belonged, unless their metr wore punched for tho murder or Chin Wl. . The Chinese colony Is worked oi to a high state of excitement owr I.. .if,.ir fitKi nnn of tho seerclHriei of Minister Wu la In Chicago to look Into tho troubles between wiu ' tonus ,,, i No FnlrlmiifcB for Roosevelt. Waihlugton, June 15. It is learn ed on gooJ authority that PrcMdent nooevelt and Secretary Taft pre fer either Senator Dolllver or Gov ernor Cummlnge, of Iowa, to VlM President Fairbanks for the second place on the ticket. Automobile For Sale First claw 35 hprfe-poiw. 5 pasenger Stoddard-Dnyton touring car for salo cheap. Owner will guarantee car. , Equlre at Journal office r - v '