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THE MORNING OREGONIAN, THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 1906.
CITY NhWS tN BRIEF
THE OKEGONIAX TELEPHONES.
Countlns-Room Main 7070
Managing Editor Main. 7070
Bunday Editor Main 7070
I'lty Editor Main 7070
Kociety Editor Main 7070
PomposlnK-Room , Main 7070
Superintendent Building Main 7070
East Side Office East til
BAKER THEATER .Id and Yamhill)
Watson's Orientals. Tonight at 8:15.
EMPIRE" THEATER (ll'th and Morrlon)
"The Little Church Around the Corner.'
Tonlcbt at 8:15.
GRAND THEATER (rark and Washington
Continuous vaudeville, 2:30. 7:30 and U
PANTAGES- THEATER (4th and Stark)
Continuous audevlllc. 2:20. 7:30 and 9
BTAR THEATER (Park and Washington)
Continuous vaudeville. 2:30. 7:30. 0 P. M.
Phtsiciain AVins Suit. A lawsuit was
tried j'esterday morning before Justice
Waldemar Seton. in the East Side court,
of interest to physicians. Dr. Clayton
Seaman sued 'J. W. Brooks and wife for
J90. a balance of $150 alleged to be due
him for performing a very danpjerous
surgical operation on Mrs. Brooks at
Good Samaritan JloppitaJ. The testimony
for plaintiff was that the agreement with
Brooks was that Dr. Seaman should per
form the operation for 51o6 and that
Brooks should pay the hospital fees. It
was in evidence that physicians had in
formed Mrp. Brooks that the operation
would cost her $500. The defense was that
Dr. Seaman entered Into a verbal con
tract to perform the operation and pay
the hospital fees for $100. Brooks swore
that this was the contract and showed
receipts for hospital fees to the amount
of $40 and receipt from Dr. Seaman for
$G0. After hearing the testimony and
arguments Justice Seton gave Dr. Sea
man judgment for $50. He commented on
the Indefinite nature of the contract, and
suggested that it would have been easy
to have put the agreement in writing.
Ship Cattlk to Portland. Every
freight train entering Portland over the
O. R. & X. Is bringing cars of cattle and
sheep to the slaughter houses at Trout
dale, where meat Is prepared for the Port
land and Sound markets. With the excep
tion of fatted, feed yard products, no
animals are leaving the ranges, as stock
is generally too poor to ship, it being
midway between the Spring and Fall
movements. Such is the demand and good
prices existing on the Coast that no fat
-cattle are being shipped East, says H. B.
MUHh. livestock agent for the O. R. &
X. The movement of sheep lo the East
will not begin until after shearing in the
Spring, when it will continue all of the
Summer and Fall. "Feeders." cattle
needing fattening, will also commence to
move Bast early in the Summer.
Chairman Keizr Re-elected. The
grain standard committee of the Portland
"hamber of Commerce held a. meeting
yesterday afternoon. Beyond the re-election
of Peter Kerr as chairman little was
done. The grain Inspectors for the en
suing year were not appointed, the mat
ter being laid over until the next meeting.
An Inspector and two deputies will prob
ably be appointed. Alexander McAycal.
of tbls port, and Henry Iewshc. of the
Puget Sound district arc the present in
spectors. The members of the grain
standard committee are Peter Kerr, chair
man: J. Burns. T. B. Wilcox, R. Ken
nedy and C. E. Curry.
Organization Is Completed. The Mon
tavllla Improvement Club has completed
Its organization by the election of the
following officers: President. IV. J. Bur
den: vice-president, AV. C. Aylsworth:
secretary and treasurer. Dr. Monkman.
The executive committee will be appointed
at the next meeting, which will take
place Monday evening. January 29. in the
lower room of the Oddfellows' building in
Xorth Monlavilla. A committee on street
improvement was appointed and a report
Is expected at this meeting. The league
's 15 members, but expects to have SO
Oregon Writer Recognized. Mary
Kouncelor Brooks, of Portland, has lately
contributed two articles to the Sunsot
Magazine which will be of interest to
Oregonians as well as to others Intend
ing to make this state their home. The
titles are "Irrigation In Oregon" and
"Hood River Products." The magazine
has written its acceptance of both articles
and they will appear in an early num
ber. The Sunset Magazine is said to be
devoting more attention to Oregon than
at any previous time and the advertising
thus being secured by the state is val
uable. Fireman Painfully Injured. W. J.
Taggart. the fireman who saved the life
of Rv. Father Cestelll in a recent lire.
If suffering at St. Vincent's Hospital from
Mi effects of an accidental blow across
. hU right eye from a whip lush. Although
painful the cut is not serious and Taggart
will not lose his eyesight. The accident
J'appened while Taggart was descending
the stairs to answer to a fire call. A
whip in the hands of I... D. Truman acci
dentally struck Taggart In the face while
the former was hurrying the horses to
Bag Companies Consolidate. The Xe
ville Bag Company, of Portland, and Ne
ville & Company, of San Francisco, have
been sold to Atncs & Harris, of San
Francisco and Portland. The two con
cerns will be consolidated with a com
bined capital of about $750,000. Up to the
present time the Ames & Harris, of Port
land, has operated as a branch of the
company at San Francisco. The Neville
Bag Company was owned principally by
Balfour. Guthrie &. Company.
Travelers' aid Association. There
will be a public meeting of the Travelers"
Aid Association at the rooms of the Y.
"VV. C. A., Sixth and Oak. at 3 P. M. to
day for the purpose of determining
whether or not the association will be
continued as r separate organization. AH
delegates arc urgently requested to be
present. Mrs. Ixla Baldwin, the super
intendent, will give a report of the result
of her investigations of the work in East
President Welch Buts Home.-A.
"Welch, president of the Willamette Val
ley Electric Railway, yesterday completed
the purchase of the residence of Justice
AValdemar Seton. 100x65, on the corner of
East Washington and Twelfth streets.
ThGf purchase price was $5500. Mr. Seton
has purchased four acres and a Some on
the Milwaukle road, south of Holgate
street, where he will raise chickens. Bel
gian hares and cats.
Meetings Are Successful. There are
large congregations at all the services
now being held at the United Evangelical
Church, East Tenth and Sherman streets.
Thirty seekers were in the meeting last
evening, and the Interest is g'rowlng.
Evangelist Guy H. Phelps Is doing the
preaching and is being assisted by Rev.
A. A. Winters, the pastor. Wayne Phelps,
brother of the evangelist. Is assisting In
Louis Greenberg Bankrupt. Louis
Greenberg, who ban been conducting a
clothing store at 233 First street. In this
city yesterday afternoon filed a petition
in bankruptcy in the Federal Court. In
his petition it Is stated by Greenberg that
he has liabilities amounting to $4,979.03.
while his assets total the sum of $3,553.13.
Bishop Bell Will Preach. Bishop
"William Bell. D. D.. will occupy the pulpit
of the United Brethren Church. East Mor
rison and Fifteenth streets, this evening.
He will also preach in this church to
morrow night and Sunday, morning and
Sheriff's Sale About SOO.OOO good,
hard-Burnt brick, Wednesday, January
31. 2 P. M. Howe's brick yard, end of
Richmond. "Waverly car line. For par
ticulars Bernstein & Cohen, Washington
Warehouse on Switch to Lease. We
will build brick warehouse to suit tenant
on the southwest corner of Eighteenth
and Upshur streets: long lease- Rounfree
.& Diamond, 211 Stark street, corner Sec
ond. "Turn the Earth Upside Down." Our
special faim and real estate ads.
Lewis' Letter Discussed. The irriga
tion committee of the Portland Board of
Trade met yesterday afternoon and dis
cussed the communication from State En
gineer John B. Lewis in which he recom
mends some changes in the irrigation
laws. The letter from Mr. Lewis was
read at the irrigation meeting of the
Board of Trade held last weqk. Jt is un
derstood that the irrigation committee
will make a report to the legislative com
mittee of the Board of Trade. In his let
ter Mr. Lewis also recommended that
a special agent of the Agricultural De
partment be appointed to conduct a scries
of experiments to ascertain the worth of
irrigation in the Willamette Valley. Ore
gon's representation at Washington has
been advised and is taking up the matter
with -the proper officials.
Last Meeting in Old Hall. The Elks
of the city will hold their last meeting
in their old home in the Marquam build
ing tonight, preparatory to moving to the
new quarters. The departure from the
old home will be attended by consider
able sentiment Inasmuch as it hag shel
tered the lodge for the past 14 years, dur
ing the greatest period of their growth.
Those who have served as exalted rulers
in the past will address the gathering.
The closing feature of the evening will
be the singing of "Auld Lang Syne."
r.rnn Chase Saturday. The Hunt
flub's paper chase Saturday. January
27. will start promptly at 3 o'clock from a
point on the Gravelly Hill road from a
point about a half mile north of the
Sandy Road, and the finish will be on
West avenue. The haras. W. S. Walter
and J. B. Alexander, have selected aa
excellent courf and u large turnout
Scarlet Fever in Harnkt Countt.
Dr. Marsden. County Health Officer of
Harney County, reports, to the State
Board of Health that an epidemic of scar
let fever has been prevalent at Lawen.
In that county, for several week past.
Dr. Marsden reports nine cases existing
among six families. He says the schools
have been closed for several weeks.
Ladies. Special suit sale at II. B.
Lilt's. Fourth and Washington. Friday
and Saturday only. We will put on sale
F0 suits, values ranging from $ to $55,
at $15. Watch windows.
Concert and Dance,
Friday Evening. Arion Hall.
Auspices of Clan Macleat.
St. David's Church will give the Epi
phany party this evening at the Parish
Hflugc. Member of the parish and' their
friends are invited. "
China Town Guides. See New Today ad.
Woosteh, the fruit king. 40S Washington.
BOARD OF KDUCATIOX WILL
CONDEMN CKUSIII2D ItOCK.
Material Now in Use on IMiiygroiinUs
:it Sliatttick School Proves
, The attention of I. N. Klotechtter, of the
Portland School Board, was called to the
grounds of the Shattuck School yesterday
by a resident of that neighborhood, who
complained that the crushed rock ueed on
the playgrounds was most undesirable.
As the grounds surrounding the school
.re small and a lawn is impracticable, a
number of schemes have been tried during
the past few years to harden the grounds
and prevent an accumulation of s&ft mud
In rainy weather.
Whe,n the board flooring which original
ly covered it was removed, river sand
was iTosortod to. but it was found thai it
adhered to the pupils' shoes and was
tracked, into the building in such quanti
ties that It had to be removed. Crushed
rock was then suggested, and the School
Board determined to give it a trial. .
That this is also impracticable is now
evident, and Mr. Flelschner will bring
the matter before the School Board at a
special meeting tills afternoon, recom
mending that the rock be removed at
once. Some of the parents of the Shat
tuck School pupils called on Principal
Draper Tuesday to make a complaint
about the rock. They said that the small
pieces of rock were ruinous to the shoes
and overshoes worn by the children, and
that their shoe bills Imd been increased
this Winter at an alarming rate on ac
count of it.
The fact that the rock Is carried out
onto the pavement by the pupils wmk an
other reason for objection, it being de
cidedly unpleasant to walk upoH. Mr.
Draper, having no jurisdiction in the mat
ter, referred the complainants to the
School Board, and they went to Mr.
Flelschner with the matter.
Mr. Flelschner immediately made per
sonal investigation, and states that he is
convinced that the complaints are well
grounded, and that the crushed rock must
go. He will bring the matter up this aft
ernoon, and endeavor to have the board
take action causing the removul of the
rock without delay.
Another matter which will be brought
up is furnishing the Chapman School
with new and up-to-date seats, the old
ones being worn out and uncomfortable.
The School Board is making every ef
fort to keep the Portland schools In a fine
condition, with modern appliances and
furnishings, and every well-grounded com
plaint meets with immediate investiga
tion by the members.
JUDGE GILBERT GOES TODAY
Will Sit in Circuit Court or Appeals
at San Francisco.
United States Circuit Judge William B.
Gilbert will leave today for San Fran
cisco, where he will remain for the next
two months. Judge Gilbert upon arriv
ing at San Francisco will hold a session
of the United States Circuit Court of Ap
peals at which many Important Pacific
Coast cases "will be reviewed.
It is also the Intention of Judge Gilbert
to have a conference with Special As
sistant Attorney-General Honey while in
California in regard to the future hear
ing of the Oregon land fraud cases which
are now pending in the Portland Fed
OPERATIC RECITAL TONIGHT
An exceptionally attractive pro
gramme has been arranged for the reg
ular Eilers piano House recital this
evening. The programme ineludes two
beautiful selections which -will bo
sung by Mrs. May Dearborn Schwab,
whose superb soprano" voice is well
known to Portland music lovers, ac
companied by the Pianola. In addition,
several selections from the operas
"Faust" and Tannhauser" will be ren
dered on the new $3500 "solo" Orches
trelle which, since Its installation re
cently, has been the center of attrac
tion .at the House of EUcrs.
Admission to the recital is by ticket
only, which can be procured gratis, be
fore 5 o'clock this afternoon at Eilers
Piano House. 351 Washington street.
CARD OF THANKS.
We wish to express our sincere thanks
to all who so kindly assisted us and
ministered words of kindness and sym
pathy in our late bereavement
MR. AND MRS. ROBERT FUXSTOJC
MRS. E-L.IZA A. GRAY.
3IIln aukio Country CI Kb.
Eastern and California races. Take Sell
wood and Oregon City cars. First and
WILL BUILD NEW
Pacific States' Officials Make
Important Visit to
PROVIDE FUND OF $150,000
Three Modern East Side Exchanges
Added to List of Improvements
An the Local Tele
During a brief stay In the city yes
terday morning, the leading officials of
the Pacific States Telephone Company
provided for the expenditure of JlDCWM
in how telephone exchanges. These ex
changes, three in numbor. will be con
structed immediately on the East Side,
one at Woodlawn, one at Mount Tabor
and one at Sell wood.
The officials of the company who were
here were: Henry T. Scott, the new
president; Louis Glass, vice-president:
A. J. Stelss. assistant general manager:
H. J. Plllsbury. attorney, and F. W.
Alston, engineer. They came here from
headquarters at San Francisco, and after
a few hours In the city, departed by spe
cial train for Walla Walla and other
In addition to providing money for the
three cxclianges. the officials fully In
dorsed tlie plans for spending a half
million dollars in Improvements. They
expressed full confidence in the growth of
Portland and vicinity, and said the most
efficient service Is to be provided at once
along the lines of plans thai have been
under consideration full two years past.
The three new exchanges will insure
a thoroughly efficient service for the East
Side. These stations will be two stories
high, fireproof, and of Spanish renais
sance architecture. The switchboards
will be the very latest central battery
pattern. This will cnaMe the installation
of new instruments at all subscribers
Sites Arc Already Purchased.
The exact location of the three stations
was net disclosed yesterday, although it
is understood the sites were purchased
some time ago. with the Idea that It
might be 'desired to build some day. This
work Is to begin, however, within a few
weeks, and then the exact locations will
While the buildings will cost but ?13.0
aiMtce. the total cofi of the three ex
changes will be in the neighborhood of
The big Item of cost Is the switchboard,
which costs a small fortune for every
one that is constructed. The material
used is not particularly expensive, but
the construction of a complicated and
extens4vc machine or central energy bat
tery requires months of the most skillful
services and thousands of dollars.
The other changes to be made will com
plete n thoroughly metropolitan system
in Portland. On this task, activity Is
already under way. and It is announced
Chinese Celebrate New Year's
Quaint Oriental Superstitions and Quainter
Oriental Iniquities Are Freely Indulged in
yr FTER all. Chinese civilization, or lack
Jr of civilization, having had a few-odd
thousand years the start, may reasonably
be expected to have some advantages over
conditions as they exist in the Occident.
White men have an occasional holiday
and think they are enjoying a good time
when they cram themselves with turkey
or go to a mild, inoffensive sort of football
game. When the New Year comes around
they take a 'whole day off and idle It
away in eager anticipation of the day's
work that will come on the morrow.
Not so with your sophisticated Mongoli
an. Nothing less than a fortnight's jolli
fication will serve him. He hasn't an
Fourth of July or Decoration day and just
makes up for them all at one time. With
a fine casting aside of care and respon
sibility he indulges in the ethical practice
of chasing visionary devils, assistant
devils and deviltries By way of harmlc-r
diversion he absorbs a few gallons of
Chinese gin. crams himself on chop suey.
roast pig and raw fish, after which he is
ready f6r a game or two of chuck-a-luck
If he is still conscious after this con
coction of celestial pleasure he takes a
few pills of hop and passes into slumber
land. Portland's Chinatown is now carrying
out the sentiment of the occasion to the
letter. There's perhaps not another place
on the map so well suited to the Indul
gence of this festive occasion. A few
thousand heathens haven't anything else
A New Game ia ChiMtewB, ChaHsr the
to do. having come here to hibernate after
maKing enough money during the Summer
to keep them until the Spring. There are
places on earth where a Chinaman has
to work the most of the year, but that
isn't close to Portland. Of course, many
Chinamen are industrious, and the local
Chinatown lias its thrifty classes but the
majority belongs toanothcr set.
Aside from the superflciallies of the
game there is a lot of good sentiment
and some common sense about Chinese
that the policy of the company will ad
mit of no unnecessary delay
Block System In Favor.
First, block systems must be installed
in the big business blocks of the city.
Then the residence and suburban dis
tricts will be renewed and 3.CCO sub
scribers' stations supplied with new and
attractive Instruments. These Improve
ments will cost approximately J2SO.00O.
The fifst work to be taken up Is that
of Installing the block system in busi
ness blocks, and the first block to adopt
the new system is the Orcgonlan build
ing, wherein the new apparatus has al
ready been installed, the work being
completed during the past ten days. The
block system does away with visible
.wires. It sends multiple cables under
ground through the basement, distribu
tion of wires being made from successive
floors. This affords a much closer and
more effective service. The Oregonian
and Telegram have also secured a pri
vate exchange, every department and
office connected with the paper being
covored by this exchange, which affords
ready connection. Inasmuch as there
are eight linos used exclusively by The
Oregonian and Telegram offices.
Business houses are rapidly coming to
see the advantage of many lines or tele
phone doors, as they are called. In fact,
they are coming to be looked on as quite
as Important as business doors. For if
one line Is busy and there are no others
Into the establishment, it oftentimes
means loss of business.
KICKS BOLDJBDHGLAR OUT
FRENCHMAN' 'TRIES IjA SAVATE
IN DEALING WITH INTRUDER.
Spoils Plans or tlnck Fuller. Who
Had Marauder Covered With
While enjoying the unusual sensation of
holding up a burglar at the muzzle of a
revolver. Jack Fuller, a roomer in a lodging-house
at Third and Yamhill streets,
experienced the mortification of seeing
the burglar kicked out of his sight and
down the stairs by a roomer who came
In response to Fuller's calls for assistance.
Fuller captured he burglar In a room
adjoining his own last Saturday night,
and at the business end of a rex'olver com
pelled him to walk into the hall with
hands aloft. Fuller Intended calling for
the patrol wagon, but. not daring to leave
the thief, called for help. A Frenchman
rooming on the floor above responded, but
spoiled Fuller's plans. Knowing Fuller,
but being unacquainted with the burglar,
the Frenchman thought that strenuous
measures were advisable, possibly doubted
also thtt efficiency of the police.
He grabbed the robber by the neck,
kicked him down one flight of stairs,
jumped on him at the bottom landing,
and chased l;lm two blocks down Yamhill
Fuller was disappointed in not captur
ing the thief, but approved of the French
man's course In the end.
WORTH YOUR ATTENTION
In connection with our groat an
nual clearance we will place on sale
today 11.1 Jadies garments, advanced
styles fpr Spring. ISOfi. All samplos.
Consisting of line covert Jackets, cton
suits for ladies and misses: Spring'
wraps and cream serge suits and skirts.
Finest collection of Spring samples
ever shown in the city. Come and get
an xcluslvc garment at clearance sale
prices. Ai gilt-edged goods of the first
quality. M'ALL.EN & M'DONNEU
New Year. For one thing, the almond-eyed
sons of the Flowery King
dom pay all their debts at this time.
Then, they exhibit a lavish hospitality,
passing out all sorts of tempting viands
to whomsoever may visit them even
though it he a prying white man. Of
this class of visitors John has a
The streets of Chinatown have been
crowded with curious people for the
nast two evenings. They nre anxious
"Bees Vellj- Haepr New Year."
to see the Chinese idols, the Chinese
opium dens and the various other in
stitutions that play a part in Chink
life. Right now, the Orientals are
gracious in their treatment of .aliens,
but. Judging from past experience, they
will tire of this when advantage has
been taken of them in shameful man
ner by less responsible of these un
The air of Second street was sur
charged with hideous noise last night.
3t was the second night of the on
slaught on the devils and the war on
the evil ones Sas carried on In earnest.
It is not until these promiscuous em
bodiments are far away that the Celes
tials feel safe to hie themselves to
their favorite iniquities. With devils
around they might be lured away from
the innocent opium pipe or fantan
game and led into something evil, such
as playing chess or even performing
actual labor. These heathen devils are
a bad lot for fair.
Despite the lusty noises there have
been few calls for the police thus
far and the Joyous season Is being
passed through far more tranquilly
than usual. However. It is a little
early yet to begin crowing about the
orderly conduct of the revelers. There
is the possibility of a couple of tong
wars or a general riot before the thing
Is ended, for if those devils aren't put
out of business they have been known
to stir up strange ruapuses.
BUY LftST ICE PLANT
M. B. Rankin and W. C. Hol-
man Affirm Consolidation.
NOW CONTROL CITY. TRADE
They Will Not Put Up Price? and
May Lower Them to En
courage Larger Use of
M. B. Rankin and V. C. Holman
confirmed the report yesterday that
they had purchased the business of tne
Holmes Coal fc Ice Company, and that
rhey vould take charge some time after
February 1. Mr. Holman takes over J
the retail Ice part of tho Holme3 Ice j
&. Coal Company and Mr. Rankin will
handle the coal business in connection j
with the Blue Mountain Ice & Cold '
The consummation of the deal gives
Mr. Rankin and Mr. Holman control of
the ice supply of Portland. Mr. Hol
man, and those interested with him.
own thi Portland Artificial Ir Com
pany and Mr. Rankin and his asso- !
.1 in... it i t. r. I
Cold Storage Company. The Ico manu
factured oy these two establishments
wfll be retailed by tne City Retail Ice
Company, which Is controlled by Mr.
Holman and Mr. Rankin, who until two
months ago were not interested In the
ice business in Portland.
Through trie purchase of the two
plants and the Holme3 Coal &. Ice Com
pany the;. now control the supply. The
Holmes Coal & Ice Company has han
dled the supply of the Portland Artirt
cldl Ice Company and the Blue Moun
tain Ice & Cold Storage Company for
While It has not been given out It is
known that the Holmes brothers re-
celved a large consideration. They I
have worked up an enormous business
In Portland, which in a year aggre
gates more than $250,000. Jame3 W
Holmes is president of the company;
R. J. Holmes, vice-president, and II. P.
Holmes, secretary and treasurer.
When seen yesterday Mr. Holman and
Mr. Rankin stated positively that the
price of Ice in Portland would not be
raised and that the consumers would
probably he greatly benefited by the
deal. They did not deny that they con
trolled the Ice business, the Crystal Ice
Company, or East Portland, being the
only other artificial plant of import
ance in tne city.
They said they believed they could
make more money if they reduced the
price of Ice instead of raising It. for a
reduction would induce the consumers
to buy more. They said this would be
their policy. Mr. Holman and Mr. Ran
kin think they will be in a position to
cut the prevailing rates because in the
acquisition f the Holmes Coal Jfc Ice
Company they will In part do away
with the middleman's profit.
PROOF IS ASKED FOR.
Liquor Dealers Issue a Challenge lo
PORTLAND, Jan. 2i. (To the Editor.)
Two well-known preachers of this cltv,
the Rev. J. W. Brougher and thT Rev.
Clarence True WllEon. have recently made
the following statements to their congre
gations and to the newspapers:
"The liquor men have been laying
plans to trap any one of five prominent
pastors in this city in order to start a
scandalous report about them, and vo
break the force of the preachers fight on
the amendment to the local option law."
Rev. Clarence True Wilson.
"The preachers of this city have oc
cur ed evidence showing that some of the
liquor dealers have been planning to got
up some sort of a scandalous report
against one of the prominent preacher? of
this city, or tho Y. M. C. A. secretary.
We have the evidence concerning this
matter." Rev. J. Whitcomb Brougher.
As thh association has taken the lead
in local option matters, the natural in
ference Is that these preachers desire
to make people believe that we arc seek
ing to attack their virtue.
It is our belief that these two reverend
gentlemen made these statement? to at
tract public attention and to arouse pre
judice against the local option law
amendment. We do not know of any
plot against their virtue and do not be
lieve they do. We do know absolutely
that so far as this association or any of
its members may be concerned, any such
accusation I untrue and absurd. We
would be delighted to sec them produce
the proof which they claim they have.
But we are satisfied they will not do this.
Of eimilar character i the statement
made on Sunday by the Rev. W. H. Sel
leck. of Salem, who said he was "re
liably Informed that the liquor dealers'
association would spend 5225.000 to se
cure the adoption of the amendment to
the local option law." and. said this truth
ful person, "the money was to be spent
principally in bribing newspapers."
The liquor merchants, like other people,
may have their faults, but they have not
yet stooped to tactics of misrepresenta
tion, slander and abuse.
And in conclusion wc beg to call the at
tention of the three reverend gentlemen
mentioned to the Bible, at the twentieth
chapter of Exodus, where it Is said "Thou
shall not bear false witness- against thy
neighbor." W. J. VAN SCHUYVER.
WHERE JO DINE.
All the delicacies of the season at the
Portland Restaurant; fine, private apjtrt
Gaeats for parties. Opes all night. 3
Washington, near Fifth.
The best six-course dinner, with wine.
50c. 12 lo 8 P. M.. at Scott Restaurant, 7th
and Ankeny. Fine merchants lunch. 23c
Hlsh-Oryaa Flaae far Rest
And sold on easy payments. Piano tuning
and repairing- H. Slash elxner. 72 Third St.
"JVhat two words mean most
to your grocer? and what do
Schilling's Best; and they
mean a good deal of business
without any trouble.
A flS.ee Full Set
Reem 45 Dekam
BLUMAUER & HOCH
106 and 110 Frth Strt
Wim Dtatritmtwi tar Orex& mxA Wuhl>oa.
EYE CHAT No. 24
DREN ARE VICTIMS OF DEFECTIVE VISION, IT IS THE PLAIN DUTY OF
PARENTS TO HAVE THE LITTLE ONES EYES INVESTIGATED. WE
MAKE A SPECIALTY OF SUCH CASES.
COLUMBIAN OPTICAL CO.
Denver, Omaha, Kansas Citj, Salt La.ks, Dallas, Texas; Portland, OrcgorO
133 Sixth St. Successor to Walter Reed Oregonian Bldg.
of every work -large or small in our
office receives attention at the hand of an
expert dentist. Very often it's the details
of the work that make the patient so par
ticularly well sattstied with us makes
him recommend us to his friends.
WISE BROS., Dentists
Faihng Building. Third and Washington.
S A. M. to 9 P. M. Sundays. 9 to 12. Main
Dr. W. A. "SYUe.
ALL MAIL ORDERS
for sheet music and Victor
records promptly tilled.
Catalogues and prices on
HIGH-GRADE PIANOS fur
nished at once.
Everything: in small musical
instruments sent on approval.
Pianos on the easiest terms.
DUNDORE PIANO CO.
Stcinway and ten other makes.
134 Sixth Street.
Opposite Oregonian Building.
Lawson 's enemies have
been trying their best to get
back at him ever since he
began his merciless attack
upon the - "System", twenty
one months ago, in Every
threats of suits, traps laid for
him at every turn with the
Rockefellers, Addicks, and
bio- insurance men (Perkins,
McCall and McCurdy) all
arrayed against him. All
attacks have failed.
The last was a suit for
criminal libel quashed by the
Grand Jury of Boston after a
very few minutes deliberation.
Larson's story of the court
scene, is one of the greatest
dramatic bits of writing you
have ever read.
See "Frenzied Finance" in
Everybody's for February.
j 15 ceats x copy $1.50 a yer
cigar is made of better
tobacco than any other
of equal cost. Don't take
our word for that. Test it.
efci by the Pint Hotels of the East
(St. Attar, IfcJfman.Savtj, Ereslin and tkrrt)
Offered fer the Cheke Castas ef the West.
WXLDMAN, RAPHAEL CO.
A Wise Woman
nUi I fer precerra her beaaty- fln
iHKrial Hair Rennira er
restores Gray or Bleached Hairtc
fx aiarai eoior. it. is cieas. aura-
DM. rami n.YmHa1 rtiuit h twt-.
eg. Sample of hair colored free.
MKMALOteMtai.MK.C8., 1J5 W.ZMSLJWYerk.
M fee Win. Clarke A Ce,
Without a Rival
Is what they say of President
Roosevelt can say it truthfully,
too, of the linseed oil we sell for
paint mixing:, because it fills the
bill in every respect. We would
like your paint and varnish orders,
knowinjr full well we can suit you
"down to the ground.'
THE BIG PAINT STORE
FISHER, THORSEN 6 CO.
Front and Morrison Streets.
SINCE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH,
AS STATED IN EYE CHAT NO.
23, HAS SHOWN THAT A LARGE
PERCENTAGE OF SCHOOL CHIL
Dr. T. I. Wlw.
to the Trado and Public in
Oregon, Washington, Idaho and
and all others of
vil?. 3be delivered
(Warehouse 20S Third St.)
Applications for Agencies
Bicycles or Automobiles
Should be Addressed to
i Pope Manufacturing Cq.
45 1 Mission St,
A Skin of "Beamy is a Joy Forever
E. T. FELIX GOURAUD'S ORIENTAL
CREAM OR MAGICAL BEAUTIFiER
Reaores Tan, Plraplw,
Freckles, Aloth Patches,
Riab, aad bUn Distaift.
ani every ciemisit
on beauty, aad tlr
fles detection. II
has stood the ttsi
of 67 years. ast
U so harmless we
Is properly made.
Accept no counter
feit of itaUir
name. Dc L. A.
Sayra s!d to a.
lady of tbs hint
ton (a patient) r
"As you ladles
will use then.
'uotirnuri'ff Crcanv as the least harmful of all th4
skla preparations.' fer le by all dra exists ad Fancy
Goods Dealers In the United States, Canada and Europe.
FHDJ.HOPMS.Frfc. 37 Grai Join R-rart KevrYor
rOX BAZ3E ST TrTOODAJtO. CULKKX C
USED TO MAKE!
MFDDF1 l.nTTT PTA.
SYRACUSE. NEW YORK
It ensures an enjoyable, Invigor
ating bath; makes every per a
respond, removes dead skin,
ENERGIZES THE WHOLE BODY
starts the circulation, and leaves
a glow equal to a Turkish bath.
ALL GROCERS AND DRUGGISTS
$chwab Printing Go,
SXST WORK. RZAS0XA3LZ PRJCtS
r lire UATurn 1
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