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TflE BAXEM CAPITAL .lOTntVAI. SALEM. OBEOOV. MONDAY, MAY 3, 1915.
Abnormal Losses May Result In Application For Permit To Raise Rates The annunl statements of fire in surance companies doing business in this atato, ou file Willi the insurance commissioner, indicate that the losses in Oregon have been excessively iibnorinal during tlio year 101-1 mid the firot quarter uf 1!I", the com putiicn ' Wiffering a loss ratio of nliout 110 per cent, and in all probability, all fire in mirarice companies I i n n business in this state will make application to In surance Commissioner Wells, following tin investigation of rnti-H and onuses of J'ire losses, fur permission to increase rates. It iH understood that the already etroinely heavy loss ratio for 1913 has caused the insurance companies to tie come nervous, and the proposed inves tigation la doulitlesn the result. Insurance Commissronor Wells ex pressed tbo opinion this morning tiiat no business eared to continue nt a loss, but while tho ruising of rates would amount to more income to the com panies, he believe.", under present con ditions, tho losses would euiitiniic re gardless of the increase iu rates, lie is further of the opinion that the great er portion of (lie fire losses in Oregon Oro due to carelessness on the part of tho people and tho pioperty owners, Cleanup, Painhip Week, May 4-11, Says Governor All Towns of State Are Asked to Tol low Portland' Lead Against Dirt, Dinginess, Fliea Children Busy. A statewido cleanup campaign Vis been taken up by the new V)"mvA ('number of Commerce, wliici has throvn the resources of its menil.i r.lm if -1500 iuioa movement to ilrV.o Ore gun leaner, prettier and healthier. I'll cn-operation of the state university ami other centers of civic welfare activity is asked. Governor Withvcnmbe has set aside the week of May 4-11 as cleanup and ini'ntiiri week. The chairman (if the fjr0 J' inland Chnmb?' of Commer.".- ro'i- nutlet: on cleanup nun piiiuiup -(ieor(,e IJ. Lee, president of the ' .rge 1), l,ee Advertising Agency. Portland school children have been enrolled by classes as a first line of attack against the enemy dirt. Women's clubs, minis terial associations, physicians, business houses, schools and colleges, have joined the army that stands for cleanliness in Iortlund. A similar campaign, Mr. l.ee says, is .anted in every hamlet in Oregon. Sit; gelled activities for the week are: Vnint tho house inside, and out if pnssible. hake, clean and freshen yards. liepair sidewalks and fences. i'ut school grounds and school houses iu applepio order. Set fly traps, properly baited, to cntih tho breeders and thereby lessen wonderfully tho summer number of disease-bearing flies. nuil that if tho people would clean tip around their premises and exercise inure enro it would, in a measure, materially decrease toe losses. 5 octal andPersonal By MOLLIS BVSOOkS ' CORSELET SKIRT AND SEND IN SOCIAL NEWS. The Capital Journal is al ways glad to print social news from outside of Salem, 8nd will appreciate anything of this kind sent in over the telcphotie or by mail. In sending in news the writer's name should al ways be signed, not for publica tion, but as a guarantee that the matter is reliable. We do not print anything sent in un less we know the author of it. I C! Up I ean Says the Governor Of course, this is nn order to the men every woman knows when house e.ltuining time comes uround. Nearly every hoiisocleuning discloses, tho fact thnt some article has served its time of usefulness. You will find, perhaps, that one or mure rooms need Curtains series N and Drao And you will ulsn find that such necessities are most economically bought at this store. The choice embraces n wide rungo of the good ones. Draperies 48 and TiO inch heavy reversible Tapestry in plain, green and brown with beautiful raised design, exceptional values, nt yard, (10c and 71"ic A fiO inch heavy Tapestry In combinations of black, green, tun and old rose floral designs,' yard $1.25 Large assortment of Mil and IIS inch Piinthes. nud Taffeta Draperies in Oriental, floral and fruit designs, very pretty color combinations and very conservatively priced, yard 50c Klttr.tr, Cloth a very beautiful fabric with floral design and net drape effect, yard 26c Art Tapestry and Shaded Drapery till floral designs, yard 25c Curtain Materials Hemstitched Voile iu white, cream and beige, yard l!"ic to 40c Plain selvidge Voil Iu same similes, yard 20c and 25c Hemstitched Mnniuiscttc some with fancy drawn borders- in white cream ami beige, yard 20c to 40c Plain selvedge Munpiisette la the same similes, yard 20c to 25c Ready to Hang Curtains A well assorted stock of good serviceable curtains of handsome design Voil in white nud beige, per pair $1.35 Murqiiisclle iu white and beige, per pair $2.25 to $3.45 Waist and Dress Silk Novelties Just a few of tho most Important new numbers mentioned here. Dress Milks for Knits and Street Dresses, Silk mid Wool Poplins only the very best qualities and all the important similes and colors obtainable 40 i ne lies wide, priced .1 00, $1.31), $1.85 Chiffon Taffetas fur clever afternoon mid evening costumes. A large range of plain colors, also uuy with white or gold stripe, and blin k with white or green stripe, sumo have cliaiigenlile effect - ;ltl inches wide, yard $1.00, $1.25, $1.45 Waist Silks pretty stripes and checks with Jnequard fglul'es In a very Waist Silks pretty stripes nud checks with .litripiurd figures iu u xer'y inches wide, yard 75c, 85c, 95c Imported Pongees -more than ever - In widn range of tpmltiies, vitrd 35c to $1.95 rOULARDS, BLACK AND WHITK CH1'.CR8, BLACK AND WHITE STRIFES, MES8AXINB SILKS, OROS DB LONDRE3, CREIE DE CHINES, DUCHESS SATINS, CREPE POrUNS, OTTOMANS. JlanicS Saih J!lcre MAY second was even more beauti ful than May first, and if you happened to be one who "stcod in the dust of the highway, where the throngs of the world go by," you were probably under the impression that the world and his wife were taking a gen eral holiday and going a-Maying. Au tomobiles'. There was an endless page ant uf them, and if you were at all de ficient in figures you concluded you must have seen a good many thousands. There was not a highway leading out from the city but enticed motorists by the score, and there were so many ob lective poims inar it wouiu uui uuu iu tell of journeys to Portland, Albany, Ivugene, up the Columbia and Pacific highways, culminating at nearly every beauty "spot in the northern section of tho Willamette vnllty. MotoristB from Salem, Portland and McMinnville met at the beautiful country place ttf the Homer (joulets, just north of Salem, at Kopmcre yesterday, enjoying a de lightful old-fashioned out-of-doors gathering. Luncheon was served pic nic style on the spacious veranda, the whole' affair being most enjoyable. Tiiose who partook of the Goulet's hos pitality were: Mr. and Mrs. Frank W. Durbin, Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Spencer, Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Kay, Miss Iiita Steiner, Miss liarbara Steiner, Miss Carolyn Dick, Miss Marjorie Kay, Franklin Durbin, and Albert Kgan, of Salem; Dr. and Mrs. Mason, Mrs. Flegel, of Portland; Mr. and Mrs. K. C. Apperson, Mis. -Norwool, Miss Mildred Apperson, Diel Snenler, -Norwood AO person, Mr. lievens and Mr. ilunford, ull of McMinnville Mrs. Y. P. Tnlkington and Miss Cora Ttalkington enjoyed a delightful motor tnii to Alluiny, Lebanon and adjacent points, Sunday, with the K, A. Kurt.es, in tho latter s car Muv-diiy festivities at Willamette university closed Saturday night with the presentation of "An American Citiy.cn," a comedy-drama, by tho jun iors of the university, under the direc tion of Professor Wallace McMurray, instructor in the English department. Tho tirand opera house was the scene of the event, and it was filled with the largest audience tiiat has ever witness ed a junior play. The prtiluction was appreciated to the fullest extent, nud tho actors de servo much credit for the work done. Iu the matter of lines, each member of the ast was practically perfect; in the way of action, that necessary part, lined the piece out of tho ordinary run. It was pleasing throughout and indicated careful attention to detail on the part of the students und their di rector. The iiuinor was so well pre sented it was caught immediately and relished keenly by the nudience. Al though an "American Citizen'' is a one -part ilay that is, practically all the best lines being in the mouth of the PLAIN BLOUSE MAKE ' ; ' I I a -j .v . VI 'i f - A ' j V $ VI - Shipley s Store This store is filled with the best of Spring and Summpv merchandise, crisp, clean, and new. You will find her? every item in women's, misses' and children's Ready-to Wear garments, -.white wash goods, linens and accessor ies of all kinds from the foremost manufacturers. Standard Merchandise at Popular Prices t1MDSQME FRpClfa Gubardiue is ono of the most popular fabrics for the spring season. The gowu pictured here is built of golden brown gabardine with a garniture of darker brown pussy willow taffeta. The corselet sMrt is an innovatin, und tho trimming of buttons and simulated buttonholes is applied in nn entirely original way. The tunic is finished at the hem with stitching, ' Carter's Knit Underwear Kayser's Knit Underwear Alexandre Kid Gloves Kayser's Silk Gloves Hurd's Tine Stationery Yankee Notions & Supplies Colgate's Toilet Articles Richardson's Famous Linens Phoenix Guaran'd Hosiery Black Cat Guaran'd Hosiery Arnold's Infants' Wear Warner's Standard Corsets Modart Front, Lacing Corset Dix House Di asses Dix Nurses' Uniforms Leather Traveling Bags Women's, Misses' and Children's Suits, Coats, Dresses, Undermuslins, Petticoats, Lingerie and Kilk Waists, Novelty Neckwear, Plain and Fancy Ribbons. Right Goods Courteous Treatment Right Prices Exceptional values this week on Lingerie Waists, Lin gerie and Silk Dresses, Women's and Misses' Suits, In fants and Children's Wash Dresses. U. G. Shipley Company T , I Ml 145-147 N. Liberty St., Salem, Oregon proposition tn sell, who always was trying to inveigle somebody into an investment, lie was bluff and as im pudent and as energetic as is customary to such charncters. The impersonation was good. Although a minor character tho part of Sir Humphrey lluiin, taken by John tlaiy, was well dune. Mr. (iary, with monocle and cane, looked the typical KngliKhman and spoke iu the habitual dniwl. Arlie (i. Walker, as Teter Ilarbury, played tiie lint in it capable and satis- heroit. offered good opportunities, tor t'tn-tory manner. Simins, taken by r'red the whole cant to do effective wtt-k in! A. McMillan, nas portrayed with fidel impersonation. The play deals with I ity and truthfulness. Both Howard V. an American citixen who, in order to dewett, lis Kgcrtmi Drown, and L. tlil secure a legacy from nn Knglish rela-1 '"'rt' "s Willie Huiin, were good in their tive, is compelled to marry an Knglisii j respective clinrai'lcrs. girl and renounce his citizenship to be- denovicvo Avisnn, lis Lady Tliinii, a come a subject of the king. He marries plump and good looking middle-aged the girl, but they separate at the altar, l",l.v Heryl Unit, as Carola ( Iiapin, and the play shows the manner in!'''1' creditable work in their various which the husband and wife were I'1"'1"- The truthfulness of their nor brought tivcther again after many mis-! trayal made the wiinle production well understandings hae beeu thrown rounded and thoroughly satisfying. The across toeir path. I'M rr oi .Mercury, played by Keith ( hap In the rule of lleatrice t'arew, Miss! I'ell. was given with'clcve'rnoss. ! ranees (littins won a distinct triumph. I 'he second net. was relieved of its The part is a difficult one and required '''' of dramatic action by the confetti a portrayal of almost cveiy human emo- battle on the part of somo peasant girls Hon. She carried all her scenes with!" -'''e and Hie est hetie dance of Helen reserve, yet she gave the charncter its Wastoll. Miss wastell was n feature 'lull play in the various moods. Her i 1,1 R fetich dunce n the Spirit of Nice. wont revealed the tact that as nn emu I ' "i' nance, most cliarininglv port raved tioiial actress she is entitled to rank i Wlls 11 revelation uf grnce and rythm. w ith the best thnt tiie colleges produce. I ws like- an elusive spirit that flits inc riiniiii oi tier ciiiirncteriatioii was.' "'in place tn pin,.,., Boo was forced her naturalness in acting and her ex !' respond to an encore and was round cellent reading of her lines, an excel- applauded. The neasiint L'irls were lenci' more to her credit because thisjHth Winters, Helen Wnstell, l.ota was her first appearance before the Uoss, I'dith l.imust, mi, Huth Hodge, Kl public. Her personality fitted w ell in-1 mo (tilling, Ada Usn, Valedn lloxie. loathe character of the Knglish girl ; Annie Uynn, Kxn llugue, with Florence who is full of teserve. c(ru, kindness, j ''"''e as the Spiiit uf Nice, pleasantry and love. She held the nud-1 The university orchestra furnished ience with the deep spell nf syuipnthy ' tlio music I'ur ti tre nete entertain- in her big teeue in the third act. Mi,'s tnent. After the show the east ad liittins showed excellent taste iu the ; journcd to the Spa, where refreshments choosing ot her gowns, which were well, "ere enjoyed, suited to n lady of liih degree. .1. Keed llaiu was the hero of the Mrs. Frank ,(,y r,,,rned Satur pla. 1,0 piece biougl.1 out In. ver-lay evening r,, Hiirns, where she had sat.lit.N In both sen,,,, and humorous spent the past three weeks, making ar scenes and he ciu v.ed otf all with hon-. langenients t ,vc the family effects or to Inniselt. His impersonation of to Salem. Heresfonl Cruger was clever and the'- . way he put the humor over the toot Mr. mid Mi. s Willis were "at lights spoke well for his ability as an homo" u, t Huy,.ville Hundav school actor. lis analysis of the line, v,ss teachers and otfi.er, Tuesday evening, guid and he bore himself with an rase The hours vveie dcv,c0,l to helpful sng and grace that is otten time:, lucking actions made by , ,.isinK V ,."',7" '"" ('""tessiou with a ,no,'. Instruct, vo address bv the Nl nil v.s , his best ,n the third ; superintendent. Those present were: net when he ,eet by complications . M r. and Mrs. White Mr and Mrs iil """'" ".ruinsiHSR itiiiow nisi , nert, .Mr. and li- Sn,,.,,.. M- Fortst drove, motored to Salem to be ranged in Indinn baskets. The guests anniversary o. Mi E1,f'"!1 ? week-end guests of Mr. mid Mrs. (ierald wero reccivod by Mrs. 1'. Wulsli, airs..nours were iiiu ' Volk nt " Volkland." Mrs. Hiirlinghain M. Potzel, Mrs. A. O'Brien, Mrs. J.'gn s, picittrt-nis is a piomincnt member of tho 1'. K. O.SNoud and Mrs. T. K. Campbell. The tunes. ino F"" , u) aiternoon wns passed inioimaiiy, in one i -mis. -n - vkilf-fc contest, prizes being won bv Mrs. Jo- ('. Sdiaupp, Mr. l M. ' ' i...:i.. viu. t .1 n...,t : set n jsacn. mispcb Ij. t'eizet ami ijoonu i .r. inn, , d an audienco composed of rela unetv. ml MriH Wreidmer contributed several pleasing Mrs. 'H '"P";", 7 vocal and instrumental numbers, lie-1 Henderson, .nr. . Jos. hart, Mrs. Helcnr i. , --,,' tivea and friends at a studio piano recital given Saturday afternoon, April S4. The program was varied and well rendered throughout, Theso recitals, which are held nionthlv, have proven most successful in putting the young folk nt ease before an audience, and also in furnishing delightful entertain ment iu tneir elders. Tho order or the numbers was ns follows: March of the (Inunes l'ailow Eileen Johnson, I ll . !- 1J- tl 1.-.. nu ll,T ''-g'eiiiaiiilln, r,flv. n,, friliH in iion Deryl Meyers. ton county tho pnst two or threo weeks, A 1 1 : . .1 . ....ll-. ! i.i m . .i ... . . . " . . . . . . 'milium juiiis nrc lining.. i). j, lector Pft today for tneir home iu salcn, Ruth Thompson. Mrs. McAllister wns Miss Ada Finley first riece of the Star Performer.... i and is an O. A. V. graduate, well known Ouilitt in Corvallis. Friday 's loivallis Times. Chester Kurt.. I First Keginient March Kelly! Until Thompson, Jessie (iibson, I Otf We Oo DcLacoy Alice Hic.h, i liococo freshnients were served by Mrs, Hnch, Mrs. CJtiinn, Mrs. if. Stiff and,. Mr. and 9L' Mrs. O. Irwin, Mrs. II. K. Mervvin ami j I'Ym Scl,a,,ip, 1 ' 'Ml Sirs. II. Ilnans presiding at Iho tea and , nenncu, n""'- rv j. .f,, b,(v coffeo urns. The eoinmitteo in charge ! Loreen (earliart. of tho nfternoon wu: Mrs. K. A. I'ruitt, i Kuth Kolun-en, ui " - chairmun, Mrs. II. ft. Mervvin, Mrs. 11. Vnple, iol fi;?"' , ., j' 0,n Hrians and Mrs. A. O'Hrie.i. j I'erthca rishcr, . . lm, Wiillaco lliiuau Jlri. Mark McAllister and, little ; H as .S. I iinugnte.r, jjcris, wno nan noeii visiting i vimlljv ""t I her parents, Mr. and Mrs. II. M. Finley, , a secomt 1 ,ht hci, nl f IMmo llM.'",li,i0 ;',di lUHSCll Ml,. 1 CVCIIIIIK I . JF A'- i, lancing. T. Pfc , NcileSchcfcr,Mrlh H sett, Fera N-M-P I; , fM,(t, n Scva Fccti-, Mrs, H ' b, lllclcnt lbigan, .m"; -(t Mrs. Henry 1, Dents cntfi tnim-.l ;(,) Hairs, bylc Suturday afternoon and evening, April ,wt Trubert lI-Jr0U -itM, with enrds. In tho nlternooii tne ' Kitzwnlcr. Irrnnula t,nt W.ir. Ilttivn ui,,l Sil- August .N'olcli ' .1.. H,., Knt'urvn l'niili ' wo" ' " ,' nf.- ,,, rvnuirv ! and Mrs. Emmett tho second. Lunch- u 'viZiT w;'''': olt5r ; oon was served at o'clock, the guests . ' "" ilminrtiiiK nn l,n n,lu .iv.mi lur Irnill. Ihe Old (a. u;, ,al ( htmes Spick j Th'fl " " t' ' ' " ,", butter, Sn.. 'Mit) , ; j'.."r i vt- .. w,'r,,; Mrs. It. H. Houston and Mrs. L. Song Listen to My Talc of Woo" , .r , i,h i (.'(r, VI lMM III, Jl I Di l. Jl, Mrs. K. W. Srttlemeier, Mrs. L. M.' 1 No, (Weli.,tkf!r (he odds sre It 1 1 It. T. Smith Donald Schaupp, Chester Kurt., Kmery (iooite, Honald Allison, Kouald Fri.-' ell, Kenneth I'eiry, .Virgin Star. upon ench ether. Anetuer iinpri'ive inipersonatiou wns (but of Kind ljliutt as (leorgia i hnpin. She spoke her lines with a natmnliiess that " x,ry pleasing. She made one leel that behind nil her gaiety she had n serious nature that was calla ble of Miinethinff deeper than was ap- I parr in on the surtace. ' Hans Schroeder mailt int ss Otto jstiible, (he niait wlio always bud a 11 mi. Mr u ii.l Mrs. ivrrel, Mrs. V ,!,.,, Miss Kuth In gcrsoll, Miss. Klsie Wlkoff, Miss Kdna lilts, Hnllin Armstrong, Clnrenee Arm strong and Hndnlp,, lUnseii, Miss Norma lturper..uf Monroe, Ore gon, passed the week end us guest of Miss (ienevievn Avlson, coming to Nu. lem to attend the Mv day festiv ities. Mr. and Mrs, K. p. lUirlingham, of .Flicker Streubbog .llrickford Sawyer Kveniiig Schottisi he Klsie Hickner. To the Chase ilonnld Sihunpp, In the Sweet live nud live. Delilah I'alkner. Dam e of the Moonbeams...., Donald Allison. Prayer (.(' the Pilgrims ...Kugene W'yutt Paul Lee. Hood Kvening Kchottixelie Hasslcr Marie Harold. In the Twilight Heller Kmerv (limb'. Jolly Fellows ........: . Vollstedl Cecil Deacon, springtime (trotting Honald Fii.zell. Toe ( linrming Shepherdess.. Harbarn Trestor, .. nalilvviu ..Matthews One of the most pleasant affairs of the season, in Catholic circles, took place Wednesday afternoon from 2:It0 till r.;'ll, when the ladies of St. Jo seph's church were entertained bv St. Monica's Altar society in St. Joseph's hall, which wns decorated with a pro fusiiei tif Scotch broom artistically ar- HORLICK'S The Original MALTED MILK Untonm you nay "HOIIUCIC S" you may get a SutmUtuto, Hitney, Mrs. K. O. Emmett, Mrs. Hubt.. Scott, Mrs. 0. P. Overton und Miss bus Heebe, of W'oodburn; Miss Amy tier stel, of Portland, and Mrs. A. W. Kriius, of Auroia. In the evening tho prizes, wero won by Mrs. A. D. Vergen and tho second went to Miss llecbe. Dainty refreshments were served. Musical se lections by Mrs. F. L. Miller, Miss Kcnrnau nud Miss Hents weie greatly enjoyed. Those present were: Mrs. A. D. Yergen, of Huttoville; Mis Heebe. of Wurdbiirn; Mrs. Houston and Mis. Boggs, of Salem, and Mrs. F. L. Miller. Mrs. Jnines Oglo, Mrs. A. W. Kraiis, Mrs. A. V. Seheurer, Mis. Finest I'iper. Mrs. (has. Arnold, Mrs. N'. C. West cot t. Mrs. Fdith Carpenter, Mis. Fied Vv'l . Mis. . A K'.ilen, Miss Liwie Wi". Miss (ieorgin Kraiis, Miss Alice Krniis, Miss Kinitn Snyder, Miss I'rstiln H''''; of Aurom; and Miss Amy (lertsel und Miss Lola Kcitrnan, of Portland-Aurora Observer. Mrs. Norn Caul Miller, of Oregon Cilv, who has been the guest of her daughter, Mrs. Walter Spsnlding. en Court street, has returned to her home. Mrs. C. 11. Kowe left Saturday for Carlton, Ore., where she is to '-' sev eral weeks with her daughter, Mrs. J i'. Cooper. Mr. and Mrs. Chnuncey Hisiiop nr; home 1'iom an extended visit to t'IP San Francisco exposition. The Never Fail Fmbrnidery chili g"' a pleasant surprise Sunday fl"'r'.",;'": April 23th, to celebrate the bmbda) j Youngj!! . , . Ci.! WhoAppeciaw and ,,,h v right evfiil" ' ",! the best mt ,rt T .i.a must rn it, ' " .: nii.ioo y , ""' .... muntH",."' Vl, Hi' l in" ' wm" i:.,.l of . mn every nriccd. Ih'-y " $15 and 520 in