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TITS MORNIXG OREGOKIAN-, WEDNESDAT, .T TVTT TJ -3 1 0. 1!)OT.
IN TWENTY YEARS
2ero Temperature Recorded
Yesterday All Over the
CHANGE TO WARMER TODAY
I'uect Sound Mills Stop Work-Co-
Inmhls Ft I -v-err Ioe-Locked Rail-
road Camps on worth Bank
Are Short of Food.
TE.MTF.R.VITREft OYER IS'OBTH-
K. Yftklma... lUMbany 9.5
Castle Rock.. OjRoseburK 23
Astoria rportd av 'fnlllnv barom
eter lut nliit, with prqsprcta for a.
HOOD RIVER, Or.. Jan. 15.-
Ttic coiaect ratucr mat una tw
perlerte-A here in eight years was re-
fordtyi last, nlftht anl today. The tem-peraturr-
as Riven Govern ren t Obiwrver
JL, N, Byerlee at 6 o'clock this morning
ua i Wow i&ra. ui many olW ilf
mometem rfrlMtared S anil lO below. Tb
I-e Is Rrad ua 1 1 y rxtndin further froir
the nbore and many small crafts. In-
cluflliiR nWMi and gasolene launctics
have been frozen In. It it frared that
when the Ice brrak up they will be
trsrrieo: a way or crushed.
Residents of Washington, some sot
whom' cam to this side of the river
Mveral daya bxo to purphase supplies
for their families or for camps, hare been
unable to return and are fearful tbeir
absence may be causing suffering on ac
count of lack of food.
Ct word has been received from the
railroad camps on the north hank tor
several days, but It la known that some
of them will have to be reached soon as
they are not only in need of food but
During a. high wind which prevailed
Sunday nlfrht a $2000-gaMotcne launch
which was Insecurely moored near
Stevenson, and. which could not be
reached, was blown away and sunk.
MILDER WEATHER EXPECTED
Barometer Falling at Astoria Ice
" Corcrs Xowet Columbia.
ASTORIA. Or,, Jan. 15. (Special.)
This morninjr the thermometer at the
we x oer ru r u rrKlsterd 1 S degrees
box-e fro and during- the day it rose
to 3S degrees, Just ,11 degrees higher
than at any time yesterday. At
ocloclc tills ovenlnar it had Hgaln
dropped to 27, which was about the
same temperature ag at the correspond
ing time last evening:.
The river at this point l!" filled with
, floating ice. and the San Mateo, which
arrived down tilts evening, reports that
from the mouth'of the Wlllamett down
nearly 'to SkamokB wa thero is a coat
Ins; of new ice fully an inch thick:. The
ftpamer Pottor Is still lyings at her
whp.rf here, and the steamer Alliance,
whlt'h arrived today, will not attempt
to K " up the river before tomorrow.
Many of the water pipes throughout
the city arc bursted, and two of tho
Mwmlll are closed down on account
of their water pipes freezing:. T-ast
nffrnt electric lights were shut ofT at
mldnlRlu on account of fuel shortage,
and owl nor to the waste of water In
Ifavinff the faucets open to prevent
freezing' the small reservoir was etnp
ty this morning and the supply in the
larpro reservoir was lowered three feet.
t'nless there Is i break In the rold
wave soon It may- be necessary to shut
off the water at night to prevent a
possllta water famine. Tonight the
barometer Is" falling- rapidly, indicating
coming ciiangre in the weather.
REDUCES SUED TO STOVEWOOD
Residents of Tacoma Are Even Cut-
fJnjr Vp Their Sidewalks.
TACOMA. Wash.. Jan. 16. "Coldest
weather In ten years," Is the official re
port on the cold snap In this section.
Thermometers in Tacoma registered less
fi fin jo above zero, while reports from
Western Washington points place the
niercury as low as 5 above. Water pipes
throughout the city froze despite precau-
Ions of householders- There Is much
wutTerlns from lack of fuel. The less lor-
lunate borrowed fuel from neighbors.
As an Instance of the extremity of the
Treather. a resident of K3 street. near i
-Nlntl. vainly endeavored to get fuel.
The com made mm Oesperate, and tRKlng I
a ftharp ax. he reduced his woodshed to
jrtovc-lenfth fuel. We put in four hours
t'liopptngr. Other people demolished.
fences and board walhs in the vicinity of
The Hlsh School here has been closed,
owinsr to cold and lack of fuel. Its re-
openlng Is Indefinite. The Northern Fa-
oiflc goneral offices m suffering from
the lack: of fuel, and little work; is being?
The entire North End Is without water.
Zero Weather at Castle Rock.
CASTLE ROCK. Wash.. Jan. 15.
(Special.) The mercury this morning
went to iero on the river front, and
rcsrlstered all the way from 3 to 5 in
different parts of town. It Is said to
be the coldest since 1888, and owing- to
the scarcity of good fuel, great dis
comfort is belnar experienced, although
the younarer generation is in its ele
ment, with plenty of skating, and
The Cr.wllt River Is so full of ice
fhp.t work on repairing the banks of
the river "nad to bo suspended this
morning, os the owners ot the steamer
Chester refused to run the boat, fear
ing the Ice would damage If not slnlc
h-er. Tkc ferry made one trip this
morninaf, but the Ice plied up against
her bo fast that It took three hours to
. make the return paseago.
Skating on Chautauqua Xakc.
( .OREGON CITY. Or.. Jan. 15. (Special.
Skaters have been out in force for the
last two days on the lakes surrounding
this city and Iwt night more than 100
people were skating at Chautauqua Lake.
In 'Gladstone Park. The ice is firm and
smooth and every man, woman and child
In Oregon City who can take advantage
of the pastime that comes so seldom is
Ice on the Hoqulam.
HOQriAM, Wash.. Jan. 15. (Spe
cial. Tho cold weather still continues
ami there ts no indication ot a modera
tion. The glass has Wn steady all
tiny nnd the sky cloudy, a cold eft
wind keeping the thermometer beluw
the freezing wlnl Therft Hi tWn if fi
on the Hoqulam today, which is some-
thlng rxtraord irta.ry In this count
The mills of the city are still closed
(inin and is being naulea.from
Hoqulam to families In Aberdeen.
where there seems to be a. shortage of
Fruit .Trees Are Damaged. '
M-OR-TO TAjtlMA. Warti., Jan. IS.
(Special.) Itwas( learned this after-
noon that many fruit trees have been
damaged - In the Yakima Valley as a
result -f the Intense cold. This Is the
first tlmo in the history of the fruit
industry In Yakima -that the trees have
been affected by the cold. Last night
tiie mercury -went- down to IX below
seero and t roze tho rivers. There is
Heavy crust on the snow ana rabbits
have been playing: havoe with the fruit
trees. The extent of the damage will
not be known until the snow goea off.
Coldest in Vine teen Years.
I IOJ IT .i;t.)N. Or.. Jan. 15. (Special.)
Eight degrees below lero was the record
made by the thermometer at the local
"weather observation office at an early
hour this morning, and It Is probably the
lowest temperature recorded In Fendle-
ton for 19 years. It is clear tonight and
the Indications are that it will be the
coldest of the season.
The Ave carloads of coal received
yesterday were all parceled out by noon
today, but one more arrived this after
noon and others are expected dally.
Tour Below at The Dalles.
THE: DAIrQS. Or.. Jan. IS. (Special.)-
uwent mercury lr
ir&istf red nere last ntgnt, ttie ttiermome
ter standing at 4 below aero at 6 o'clock
this Tiiorr.lnK. A 1 different points in the
lope reaching 20 degrees DelOnanrj Dulur
10. Today has teen superb, clear and
.Him. ine nuaimum temperature beinat
Cold Weather Kills Oyst era.
yter-ucflj m Qrayg Hamr mat tho
oyster crop in South Bay has been killed
bv III. ....1.1 ... . . a . . .
dike wsji carried away it 11 ,1 the weather
nas not been favorable ror repaira. At
low ttata the oyster Ma ran dry and
J"ier were Killed during the nlfCht.
Blue River Has Jrlve tYet of Snow.
" EUGEN'R. Or.. .Ian ,15
The maximum temperature at Btifren
for the past 36 hours has Wn rintrru.
and the minimum 15 degrees. Young
people nave .been enjoying: a season of
coasting: and akalln;. the first Ui several
years. There is five feet of snow in the
mining region of the Blue River district.
T"wo Below At Olietialls.
CHEHALIS, Wash.. Jan. 15. fSne-
ciril.) The cold weather record of yes-
1 "ny whs peat several desrrees this
NOTHING IJKK IT Is 20 YEARS.
ABERDBBN. Wash.. Jan. 15.
(Special.) Ice In the Wlshakah and
In the upper Chehalla River ha
formed to the depth of two inches,
an.t ir tlic cold weather continues
other mills in addition to those al
ready closed must be shut down on
account of the impossibility to aret
No such condition as thia has "
been known for 20 years.
morning, when the thermometer
touched 2 degrees below zero. The
aays are clear and cold. There has
been no trouble with th. .
ply today. "
'. liter Wheat Well Protected. '
; - v... ..an. jo. peclal.)-
Last night was the coldest for the season,
ine mercury reaching 6 below at 7 o'clock
. e suixicient snow
on the around to protect the a-rain. and
. t-vcryuna nas plenty ot reed for at
least another month, farmers and stock-
"" to see tills kind of weather.
Twenty Helow at PrlneTllle.
lRINEVII.T.P. fir Tan t
Ar,r tw" weeks of moderately cold
weather, the mercury dropped this morn
ing to 20 below zero, the coldest known
In this city for many years. There is
prospect for colder temperature tonlarht.
Shanlko. "",oy rrom
FiUown Grain Killed.
OBBGON C1TT. Or.. Jan r.ra
Reports from, the Marks Prairie and
Macksburs districts. in Clackamas
of .htr .r11- that. ru,,y 80 cent
of the Fall-sown grain has been killed
oy me ireezine weather. a th .n.
i "iw b'UUUU.
was very wet before the frost set In.
Haiewoml Gets MeUnope's ' Charter.
Rrltish ship Halewood has been riven tho
charter" formerlv heiri .v
iuBU Uttm weianope ana win load coal
at Tacoma for Guaymaa. The Halewood
will probably take a tow to Punt Sound.
Mia weatner at RoscDurg,
T 1"KJ L" 1 I -1 i" 1 t- .
The United States Weather Eiu reiTrf, iT
tered 23 above as the coldest in the last
IK Hours, Mich is the coldest so far this
WLnttT- 11 te moderating: at this time,
the worst seems to be over.
Below Ten 'at Albany.
mnm t V iop-jiai.. iner-
. . ss aegreea aoove
ero hero early this morning, the lowest
punu reacned here In seven years. :".
FEAR NOW BE
Albany Electrician Safferinc l-'rom
Sliock sntj Exposure.
ALBANY. Or.. Jan i50nji
. - V J l .1 Cl 1 . I i i -
ferins: from the effects of an electric
.-.,.. v.. exposure. nany
rJarnest lies In St. Mary's Hospital here
In a serious condition. Earnest, who is
an employe of - the Willamette Valley
. . . j , ' w v v ii-i i in Saturday to
repair a break in the electric transmis
sion system from Albany' to that city.
While at work he received a shock, but
did not appear to be Injured. Ho drove
back to Albany in the evening:, ate a
meal and started to go to bed. When
almost undressed he fainted and fll to
the floor. I .Ate Sunday afternoon he was
round in that position, almost frozen by
tho excessive cold, 13a r nest had several
convulsions today. The combined effect
of the shock. exposure and stomach
trouble with which he Is afflicted, is ex
pected to prove fatal. Earnest is 34 years
old and has worked In Albany a year and
a half. He came from Alsea and his par
ents live in Corvallia.
Kellogg Icebound at Mosler.
HOOD RIVER, Or., Jan. 16. Spe-
cial.) The officers and crews ot the
Capital city ana Kellogg, which are
moored In the shelter of Stanley Rock,
weretlald off today and went to -Portland,
with tho exception of Captain
Sherman of the latter, and a watch
man who will tay to look after them
until the Ice breaks up. It Is not ex
pected., that they will be able to tret
away inside ol two weeks, even if a
thaw should come, and both have
freight which must be landed before
they can return to Portland.
. HAS OPPOSITION
Olympia House Leader Says
Time Is Too Short for
MOTION TO STOP LOOTING
Senator Poison Wants -Waste Bas-
Iccta to Revert to State at' Close of
session committee Appoint
xnenta Not Yet Ala tie.
oiiTMriA, vastij. Jan. 10.-TI.9
Pa n ate hfta voted for a 40-day session
of the 2L.eirtslam.ture. Inatasd or the
customary 60 days. Tho House -will
concur, it m clalmefl,
In spite of the increased cost ot
living-, th. ITotino has cut th. w.ares
r'r It. mplore Thl. ralwa a pro-
"Why. the aoorlceeper can make
low money dlssln,
"Then l.t him 1 1 X
ply of the Hour
reply of the House leader,, amid
ihoutg ol! approval.
OL.TMPIA, wash., Jan. 15. Special.
Committee appointments being; still un
settled, so far as announcement Is con
cerned, no bills have yet been Introduced.
and both houses contented themselves
today with cWHnjt their employes anu
passing- a few resolutions.
Innovations by Senator Poison.
Poison, it now Senator from Chehalii.
was to the fore today In shattering; a
few more precedents of ' Washington
Ies-lslatures. He first introduced a con-
current resolution to prevent the biennial
plunder of state property, the carrying:
away of waste naner baskets ajid miscel
laneous supplies by members and at-
taches. The resolution requires the
Sergreant-at-Arms of each body to as
semble and list all unused supplies at
the end or each session and deposit them
with the Secretary of State for use by
the succeeding Legislature. '
This was adopted and then Poison of
fered another resolution, also concurrent.
nxing February-25 as the date for, final
adjournment cutting the session down
from the usual 60 days to but 40. This
also passed . unanimously, after amend
ments to give, a fewness or-more days
had been proposed and defeated. Both
of these resolutions now go to the House
for approval or rejection.
Speaker Falconer is said to favor the
40-day limit, but Reld, the House leader,
is. reported In opposition, believing the
time too short to srlve proper constder
atlr to the Important measures.
Both houses unanimously indorsed the
selections made by the special committee
naming; employes. The number and salary
roll is considerably less than that of the
Incidentally it is noticeable that in
neither house has the old-time resolution
been adopted to authorise the purchase
of $ worth' of postage stamps for each
Insurgents' Generous Policy.
Another peculiar matter is that none
of the three first signers of the Insurgent
agreement, nor any of the members of
the Senate patronage committee, asked
nor secured a single appointment for
themselves. And this committee, com
posed of all insurgents, gave to the old
timers, or opposition, an even half of tho
This insurgent combine Is taking no
fhlinPA. Oat lfaDi. OK A ASAA. . 11- 1 1
r " " cucjfc oi us position.
Caucuses of the combine are beinf? held
. iaii.era may do a IS-
cussed and settled before comine ud in
open Senate, insuring no public break In
va awt-ii - UlUuDton WOUia
be quick to take advantage.
. in the Senate, the committee on elec
tions, when appointed, was authorized to
a uioruuan investigation and re
port on the Lyona-Cotterell contest from
In tho UniittA tho vintoot n' cnt..
. - - -. ... ........ j i u.aiiuii
' j was itn.vi.ea ano meo.
... "-' -t . s . im. to tne elections
committee when that committee is named.
Davis, of Pierce, one of the old euard.
offered a - resolution recitlntr that foe
many sessions members hnrl wn t-i4 ,,
by promoters of fake legislative manuals.
.wHlcH were, when published, always
inaccurate and unsatisfactory. The reso
lution declared that the Senate nirl
couple or Afro-American newsDaDer "men
who had been working the manual scheme
here were . aimed at The resolution,
. Committees Still Incomplete,
Falconer is still working on bis com
mittees -and may have thero completed
tomorrow. Lieutenant-Governor Coon de-
elared tonight that he will surrender the
chair tomorrow to President Pro Tern.
Jones and work on bis list all day. JHe
states that he has not completed a single
His ljst was to have been submitted to
-ri InnurKen t caucus tonight, btit under
the circumstances the caucus has been
adjourned until tomorrow.
Tomorrow in the Senate. Polhamus, of
T1 r-. will offer concurrent resolu.
tion provldlns for lorlalatlve InveBtiga.
Hon of the ruel shortage ana car short
age and making a sufficient approprla-
tion to Insure thoroufrh work.
Another bill to toe Introduced tomorrow
wili be by Held, in the House, making
an emergency appropriation of $90,000 for
the Immediate purchase of jute for the
State Penitentiary mill, which Is now
shut down for lack of raw material. in
anticipation ot the passage of the bill,
the Board of Control has called for bids
onr Jute, which will be opened January
36. Of course. If the emergency bill Is
not passed by that time, all the bids will
have to be rejected.
WETS AVIV AT FOREST GROVE
License Advocates Klect All
FOREST GROVE. Or.. Jan. lMSpe-
cial.) The city election yesterday re
sulted In a substantial -victory ror -the
license advocates. they electing- the
Mayor, three Councllmen and the Mar-
nhal. while the antt-llcense " candidates
for Recorder and Treasurer won out. The
proposition to amend the charter so that
saloon licenses may be granted received
a majority of seven, the vote standing
In favor of license. 14: against, 133.
The new off leers-elect are: B H
Laughlin, Mayor; J. w. Fuqua, C. Li
Hinman and S. A. Walker, Councilmen:
Walter Hone. Recorder: I-- . J. Carl.
Treasurer; u. G. Hanna, MarshaL'
F S. Rcdfleld Clears.
ASTORI A. Jan. 15. (Special.) The
schooner F. S. Reofle.ld cleared at the
custom housft today for San Pedro with
a car fro of 515.000 feet of lumber, loaded
three ot the largest fabric impgrtera, also a few remnants and short ends from
our last season's stock. Fabrics of every weave, in silk, wool and cotton, and in a. desirable variety of colorings arldpa.ttei-n3.
rollowingf we juote but a few of the many convincing- values. Drapery Department. Sixth floor.
$1.00 fabrics, 50 inches wide, in Bag--
hi Negus and Roman stripes: spe.
cial, yard 50
1.00, 1.50 and $1.75 values in silk,
eotlon anct jute fatnes, Bfl inches
wide; special, per yard ... '. .50(i
1.75 values in heavy furniture tapes
tries, 50 ' inches " wide ; special, per
yard - ;. i.. $1.00
por and mm
inches .wide ; special, yard ... 95:1 .O
THE BEST UPHOLSTERY WORK AT THE MOST
HI ELECTED SENATOR
HE GETS' lA'AXIMOl'S SUPPORT
OP REPUBLICAN MEMBERS.
Amusing Incident Breaks Monotony
When Democrat Gets Corif usetl
and Votes tor llopubllcan.
P0TSE. Idaho. Jan. 15.-(Spccial.)-The
Senatorial election today was a very tame
affair. As there was nothing to do but
formally cast the vote, excitement wa.
lacking, but a large crowd was present
to witness the voting. When the hour
of 12 arrived. Speaker - Hunt called atten
tion to the tact tnat tno law required
tfiem tO proceed With the election or a
Cavanah of Ada then placed "W. E.
Borah lr - nomination in a speech ton
minutes in length, The nomination was
seconded by a great number ot member!.
early every county belnff neartl . Senator
Dubois was named by Freehaler f
Washington, and the nomination was
seconded by many members.
The entire Republican vote was cast
ror "W . "F5orii hi. excepting Staley ot
Bannock, who was absent, making 3S.
Senator Dubois received 12 votes.
The proceed i n ks were much the same In
the Senate, where Senator Hart of Fre
mont nominated Borah, and Whit. well ot
Lemhi named Dubois.
The feature of the vot.ir.fr in the Senate
was a mistake made by MacBeth of Cus
ter. When his name was called he an-
gwered "Borah," Whitwcii uiurtea out,
What. Borah T and considerable com
motion "was occasioned, members vtctnK
with each other in twitting MacBeth.
Persons standing oacK or tne rai crowd'
ed in to congratulate him. In the midst
or the confusion MacBeth became still
more confused and railed to answer at
all When the Clerk again .called his name.
He is recorded as voting for Dubois, but
he never clld tret his vote cast straisrht.
The vote stood 15 for ffiorah and 6 for
Dubois. Immediately after the balloting
both houses adjourned until tomorrow.
HAY FAMINE AX YAKIMA.
Price of Alfalfa Ha4 Advanced to
916 Ton, 1 Ugliest Ever Known.
NORTH YAKIMA. Wash.. Jan. 13.
Special. -A hay famine is imm in en t
in Yakima. It Is dlfflcut to secu.-e
sufficient teed for the stock within and
arouiid this city. The great demand
from Pugret Sound has run alfalfa up
to ,16 per ton. It is more than twice
as much as farmers paid ever before in
Yakima. Ttiere is considerable bay
yet in the Sunnyslde district, but 0W-
inar to the difficulty lrt arettlnir It to
markot not much in cnana;lna; hands.
Funeral Widely Attended. '
ABERDEEN, "Wash.. Jan. 15. (Special.
The funeral of Albert Hansen, killed
In a coasting accident Saturday night.
took place today from the Episcopal
Church, which was crowded, many who
Were unable to get In standing until the
service was over. Among the many floral
orferlnarn was a device several feet hisrh
from the TTounar Men's Republican Club.
to which Hansen belonged. The Women
of wooderau attended m a bouy oui. ui
respect to the mother of Hansen, who is
member of the organization. Many
IS GOOD j
111 EX 1 VI
UNUSUAL VALUES IN THIS WEEK'S
SALE OF MANUFACTURER'S
SAMPLES OF UPtf QLSTERV AMD
i' . sale of hundreds nf vards nf firm nnd TiiPdinTrt.TirifPri
'.iMtmmk. -lSfe. tiere Fabrics,
Bijlitt1 ' poyerai etCt A M of samPIes m M ends
5rards eaush this assortment being comprised of
$2.00, $2.25 and 42.50 Tapestries in
keaVy cotton; special yard..l.Q5
$3.00 values in Silk; Damasks, Silk and
Cotton UpMstery Fabrics; special,
per yard . $1.50
$3.75 and $4.00 silk and wool, all-sUir
and heavy Upkolstery Fabrics; Spe
cial, per yard ; . ; .$2.00
$150 m in fiirea wwn
Velours ; special, per yard . . $2.50
A complete line of gas and oil heaters of the most approved construction economy and efft-
ciency combined for a heating appliance that is most satisfactory. Our showing of these em-
braces the many styles and sizes of the "Monarch" line of gas heaters; also the "Barter
Ideal" ana "Electric" smokeless and odorless oil heaters.
SALE OF OAS HEATERS
Eighteen-inch "Monarch" Gas Heaters, aluminum finish; equipped with six-arm star burner
suitable for bathroom or bedroom. Sells regularly for $2.75. SPECIAL, 51.35, '
prominent business men. mlllowners artd
their wives were present.
County Officials Take Up Work.
CHE.HALIS, Wash.. Jan. 15. (Special.)
The Lewis County Commissioners organ-
ized yesterday hy electing: C. I. Young-.
of tlte second district, chairman ol tho
board and purchasing agent. The new
county officers took charge of 'their offi
cial positions yesterday as follow: Audi
tor. J. EL Stearns : Clerk. H. H. Swoffonl ;
Coroner, O. It. Harden, all of whom sue-
ceed themselves; Feter Summersett,
Treasurer; A. T. McDonald. Assessor; Ed
Deggeller. Sheriff: C Bechly. Surveyor;
- ' a. uuiRnorne, Attorney. All are te-
RUDiicans with the exception of Messrs.
Deggeller and Langhorne.
TI. i ri Rural Telephone.
CAXYOXVILLE. Or.. Jan. IS. (Special.)
A telephone line Is soon to be considered
on the north side of the Umpqua
"iver, a company Demg rorinea Satur-
day lor tills purpose, of whicli H, J. Wli-
son was elected president and H. H.
Olcott. secretary. It Is expected that con
nections will bo made with the (-'anyon-
vilie ana Feraue line ana witti the lonj
distance line. County manager for the
Pacific States Telephone Oompany. H. i I .
C "Wood, of Roseburg. wa present r.' j
resenting his company. This will be the
third rural telephone line In this Valley.
TourlMt Hairs Grvatla- Reduced.
Seattle, Jan, is. colonist rates on
the Northern transcontinental lines will
become effective March 1. and will bring
to the Coast thin SprinK, it In believed.
the largest number of tourists ever
lianuloJ by the roads in Any one home
seekers season. The rate will be $25
from St. Paul and 33 from Chicago, one
way, as against 940 and $01. 50, the custo-
Shut Orf Water at Hoqalam.
HOQUIAM, Wash., Jan. 15,(Spn-
rial.) The Hociuiam Water Company
closed tho 'water maltifi tonlRht n t 5
o'clock In order to allow the - amount
in tho reservoir to increase and the
public was without water all nlfrht
This was done to stop the waste caused
hy the patrons leaving; their faucets.
open during tne night and day to pre-
Game "Warden Removed.
HOQUIAM, Wash., Jan. 15. (Spe-
cial.) M. I Cagley. who was appoint
ed last week by the old Board of Coun
ty Commissioners to serve as Game
Warden, was removed today by the
pnos&nt board, and W. . WpHs. of this
city, appointed County Physician, the
other appointment Kolng to Monteaano.
Alleges Inhuman Treatment. '
OREOO?? CITY". Or.. Jan. 13. (Special.)
Izola Stroup today Instituted suit In the
Circuit Court against Elmer N. stroup
for a decree of divorce, alleging- cruel
and inhuman treatment. They were mar
ried September 27. 1905.
A Certain Care for Croup Ued for Ten
Twra Without a Failure.
Mr. W. O. Bott, a Star City. Ind., bard-
ware merchant, is enthusiastic In bis
praise of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy.
His children have all been subject to
croup and he has used tnis remedy for the
past ten years, and though tliey much
ff-ared the croup, his wife and he alwavn
felt safe upon retiring when a bottle of
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy was In the
i on .... . iii niii.-n i . i . . 1 1 1 was subject to
never failed to effect a speedy cure. He
has recommended it to friends and neigh-
bors and an who have used it say that it
"i"5""?" . r yv ano wnooplni
couch. X? or sale by all drucglsta.
Splendid opportunities for hone-heanti f vin - o-m
Window Hajriners. Couch Coverbum. Wall TTa,.iT r-y.;
REASONABLE PRICES. ESTIMATES FURNISHED
. TERMS :
HARDLY VESTIGE OF HIM LEFT
AFTER 1V TV.Vt 1TK EXPLODES.
Was Thawing Powder at Tlie Iallcs.
Unfortunate Alan. jHad Savctl
Up Fortune of $600.
THE DALLES, Or., Jan, 15. (Special.)
A shocking accident occurred in Grand
Xalles this morning, when K. Xolllc. a la
borer on the North Bank Road, attempted
to thaw a box of giant powder, thereby
setting off two more .boxes and causing
an explosion which was felt throughout
this city. .
JroliK "was blown to atoms, one foot, a
few 'pieces of clothing and some shreds
of a shoe beine all that could be found
of the unfortunate man.
Polilt was a native of South Austria,
where lie leaves a widow and mother.
He was about 30 years old and had
worked In A merlon for nlic years, having
saved up about 00. which he had in
money orders upon Ms person wticn
Xewbcrg CUty ElectUm.
NBWEERG, Or.. Jan. 15 (SnocIaD
The Annual city election took, place yes
terday with contestfl for the oHloea of
Mayor, Treasurer and Councllmen In the
Second and Third Wards, The results of
the election are as follows:
Mayor. Jesse lldwards ; Trenaurer, J. O.
Co Icord ; Recorder, W. W". Nelson ; Ooun-
cilmen: First Ward, two-year term, W.
C. Woodward: one year, William Strat-
ton : Second Ward, two-year term. O. R.
Wilson; Third Ward, two-year term, J".
Oregon City Teacher Reslens.
OR.EOON P1TV r It- i Tl lrvfliwtal
-Miss Eva S. Meldrum, for many years
a teacher In the public schools of this
city, has resigned to accept a position
In Alias Marker's school at Palo Alto, Cal.'
AT TKK HOTELS.
The Portland K. JL.. Howe. CIiIcrro; C.
Meyer, A. Hazelton, New York; O. A.
Stockton, Oakland; H. E. Newell and wife,
Chicago: E. H. Meyer and wife, Duluth;
A. Bennett. I -on A ngles ; J. CI. Cummlnn
and wlfp. Brltih Columbia; A. Iaj-r. t.
Iuls; W. T. Brooke, Med ford ; Ft. Cook.
Seattle; 0, L. Duncan, M. L. Hamline, iSan
PranciBoo; P. Zmanky, San Francisco; A.
I. Mones. Creede ; Mrs. S. M. Anderann.
M rn. W. Tt. Mack. Mrw. "F". re Lash, MIm
A. Boiitffratte. A rTci -rr : K. 8. Ti iikIo. Kan
Francisco; J. T. McCarmen and wife. Coos
Bay; W. J. Turner and wife, Captain and
Mrs. Wells. MiiwauKee: A. H. Fay. 'Roeh
I. .... iw.H . XV I , 1 .
wlfp. Scattl.; J. Bagley. T.
The OregonI,. T. Jones and wife, Sno
homish: W. F. Kelson. Seattle: E. H. Pol-
ly. Hal V. Minr and wife, Lincoln. Neb -Ucorge
W. Kummer, J. A. K umm-r, Hoat-
i-t-t-tr wiici wire, ureencaatle,
Ind.; I. I, Cohen, San Francisco: Henry G.
Held. Denver; W. F. Peten. St. Paul: J.
Bradley. City; K. M. Bradford. Kau Claire;
Ed ward Prior. sSatx Francisco; Bamuel Jot
Phsen, I. Abraham, W. H. Fisher. Rose-
burg; c. M. Mudd, Laldlaw: Lu r. Shaw.
Taeoma: A. V. Chase and wife. Milwaukee:
W. P. Pritchard. Seattle; J. Jacohy. Cltv:
- vv. Cwtello, "Ward A. r w 1 nrh t. F". J. En
nesser. H . I. Somen. Ran .'- r -ia--, - u-
gexton. Jay c, fiexton. Mlnneapollfl, Kan.;
J. W. Brown and wife. D. A. Rarnes. .1.
Hallgarth. A. P. Kpraguo. Klin. Or.; O. W.
runn, San Frandsro; O. T Cornwell and
ftunily. Walla Walla; Arthur N?lty. ISrxj-
kane; Georpe H. Lojrsr, Chicago; H. I
Leavltt. C. B. Wood, J. H. Smalls, H. L
Burford. Mlra Bernard. Walla Walla A
Olant. ChioBKo ; M. Smith and wife. Hnattlr -J.
M- EUkamp, WMbouBal, Wash.- E. Js;.
AfpAM,i 5 t,; as
in lengths of from i to Vfi
discontinued Ta.ttsr-ns from
$5.00 and $5.50 values in Silk Damasks ;
special per yard g2.75
$6.00 -aralues in Sillc Damasks, all new
colorings and effects j special, per
$8.00 and $8.00 Silk Brocades and
Damasks pr vara,
k $9.00 and $10.00 Silk Damasks ; special,
per yard $5.00
piiW ana poo mm in BUK Dam-
asks; special, per yard .$6.50
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ion ' i' F- t,ei,hr?'' Ne"'Prt: Bcrt Mom.
S;hK "nnl,le: V -t1'. Raymond.
J- A. Waarner and wire. St. !..,!.
. '' hMler Keel, city; M. F. Harden
ty. Aslorla: W. a. A linn, e. s LoD,r e...
S5,rfr A.KF-ri,.Si?ooa itive?:
l "n Wh,lle Mr"- K'n'an ami
jnn San PrsnclRro; Mr. and Mm. H. E
.!" rrrlcln. w. H. Knsr.dal- Xi.m. .1
v. Flumps, ii. M. van Hood, Hood River;
i.KK rr''J,1 Han PranrlHro: Frl
J. McCllntock. a.attle; U. R. pv,',' ;
couver; w,s. C. W. Uledel and non, Taoonia:
C. Parker. Forest Grove; H. L. Wllsnn. Sa!
lem: W. T. Mill.. H. S. Olaen. Seattle; K.
-H5irf"i'& Fairbanks: 1. O. O.Wn..
p. Marlon, city; c. M. Tuplet and wife", C'
hchuman, J. F. Uhlhorn. G. Sehnltz. Rosp
liz: Jin c:srbr- & p?
Pitt; Mr, W fi. HenMiaw, Mm, I, ilto,
Fall City: C. H. Metcalf. Taroma: H E,-
man. Duluth; Betsy Stark, B. Levett, Tui -
, t. w. jipcojf, Spokane: (!. E. Mo
Int03h. J. M. Ward and wife. The Dalio.-
a. ii. cook, junction City; n, mwt anil
wife. Honulam: V. A.'Hayward. Seattle-
- OKrt.-n. Hoqulam: A. Klaua an.i
. on.. ' . . All.r,. If Mor.v J3v Ol t - -H.
O. T. Detmer. KeddlnK; J. E. Tbakuiil".
L, y, Evrrliardt, m. Slidton, 0, Bates, Kick-
reall: O. M. .lohriHnn. Kal-m: R. SpauMinr
lfax; W M . Oreene. EuRene; O. Flt'?--.
Mt.t-oi A .j. j-I t ..ri. t-ondo.; J. Owf-m a.n.1,
wir.. Salem; ST. Kumt, Warr-nrtale; J E
Tippen, Cove; ir". q. w. Bowcn, Glen
wond: A. T. Khaver. 0. T. Ma rvl, Inne: P.
Taylor. Bay City; B. V. Keenly. EtiBen: O.
M. 1 1 ay "!. Mrn. T. Hulme. Seattle I 13 8
1 lar r In. A rl r .
The Imperial W. K. Carpenter, City; "W.
B. Morse, tialpm; J. Cooper, IndepnndAncs:
H. Gordon. Eugene: J. M. Keene. Medford;
J. norn-r. J. E. Pattron.
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Wyetli; J. par-
rott and wife, Seattle; J.
wife. Oakland; E, W. Cox, Seattle; F. Ker
hoy. L. P. Schmidt. Glympln; L. j. Kentz.
Oakland : W. L. Kali and wife. K. W. M3
f tain. Snatti : rr. ; . wood and. wlfr Colum.
h'a; W. II. Kppinic, at. I-atil; It. H. Miller
Nevada; O. GUntrap, Stockton; H. K. bhuttf
Seattle; J. A. Wilson, Albany; F. G. Deck
erbftch. Balem: C. W. Lone. Kturene; N E
fiehtnldt. Kalnier; .1. D. McKennor, La
irramjp; Mr. O. Lanxe. city ; Mrs. C. Wall
ancouver; J. M. Dutton. Burns; ft Gay
Heppner; T. Roth, Salem; E, H. Goudy,
RoHebur: C. H. Chirk. Euffehe; F. War
nock. Heppner; K. Paddock, 1, Granne
A. II- Gutter. Seattle; I.. W. Handen. Mo
iulam; j. fj. Hailey. PendlMon; A. L,
OreKS, White Salmon: W. K. Carnntr.
city; Ur. InRram, H. Y. Hlackwell, Pendle
ton; A. B. Booker. Bloomflnld ; Mlns Leonora
t onkclam. .ew York; A. 11. Waterman. San,
Francisco; F. J. Carney. Antorla; J W
Know left. La Grande;. I. E. Barlln, ol3;
Dr, E. N. Crockett, Portland.
The St. harlc Ml 7,ra Clarlca, J. K
I li , . n i j.m. (1 . F'aria, Kkaxnokawa; 1 i wik,
J-c-appoow; O. O. 6mith. Tv. w R . 1;
. .... ti r.. ii . Ion: E. Honenkrai. Denvor' J
Hansen, w. J. Kelley, J. Turnir, Payton;
T. Jourdan. city: 0. fillgh, Montana: W. A.
Wyant. B.-lllnirham: M. I n (trails. Astoria- o
K. Jonea . Vancouver; J3. May. eltv ; F. Oad-
Cline; A. M. Forter, St. Johns; F, J, Bchor
baoh. San Francisco: F. Zlffler, Aurora
K. 1. French. Ellsworth: it. Kelly. J. Kelly
Klamath; Ft. 1.. Beardnley, McMlnnvilln - N
11. MeKay. Kauvie's; CI. W. Beach. Pitner :
W. H. Johnson, Worth; B.' Bradford, Hood
River; J. L. Swlnk, Lebanon; W. R. gwlnk.
Yatf s; M. Young. BiiRene; W. A. Wal.1
BrtiKh Pralrte; R. Graves. Hubbard; B. It.
Whitney. anrmivor; W- Contflla. J O
Stevens, "Woodland; N. Pens, Gresham; J
A. Mitcholl, J, K. Thomas, D. Roberts and
?'lfS:.J- Pol'y. Prineville; J. Morten won.
J. Edward. Hood River; H. Root. Ottran
or; W. J . Turnridgp, Crabtree; T' TC Rt o v-
ens. iScappoose; n. Chester, W. Jones, Van-
couver; R. E. Camp And wife, Seattle; 0.
Petemon. Ooble; M. S. Haren. Mayeer: W '
Allen. C. S. McCollum, Goblo; J. Brow n
Antorla: 1-- lonrl Kreti. Jone ; CJ. W. Oarrl
on and wife. Echo.
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Hotel Donnelly. Tacoma. Waah.
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