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THE MORNING OREGONIAN, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1907.
Children's Bearcloth Polos
Cunning little Caps for children in the polo shape.
Made of bear cloth, with or without tabs. The col
ors are brown and wliite. These are the latest and
most pronounced fads in children's head-
gear. Regular prices of these We feature
for today are 75c to $1.15. Special. .... ,
In Any Part
Auto or Steamer Rugs
If you are goirig on an ocean trip, or if you enjoy auto
mobiling, or if you've a friend you would please, you
will see these Rugs. They make very acceptable
and useful Christmas presents. They are in new de
signs, made of the frf Ef x 007
: softest, finest wool..p OU tO pZ .OU
Store Will Be Open This Evening
FOR THE A CCOMMODA TION OF THOSE
WHO CANNOT COME EARLIER
On Sale All Day TODA Y
Boxes Free With Silks
Of special interest to those who wish to make gifts of silks for
Christmas. With each Waist or Dress Pattern we will give,
absolutely free, a handsome holiday box. Purchase a waist or
dress pattern for a friend and in a box like this it has a par
ticularly Christmas iQok that pleases well your friend and
shows your good taste. Buy today
and we give you this box .
Sale of Tapestry Portieres
Hurry in -while the sale is on choose a rjair for a practical Christmas
gift. Enhance the beauty of your home wifh a pair of these, hand
some hangings. 7
M QC The regular $12.00 . dQ 0
pO.OO grades ..P7..0
$4.25 far$12:50 $9.50
$4.75 TdreTlar$15-00 $11.00
$5.00 Tadr:riar$i5-5 $11.50
$5.50 TghreadTlar$17-? $12.75
$5.85 Tdreeflar$18-00 $13.25
OTHER QUALITIES AT SAME REDUCTIONS
Regular $5.00 values,
Regular $5.50 values,
Regular $6.00 values,
Regular $6.50 values,
special at. . .'.
Regular $7.0ff values,
special at. ..........
Regular $7.50 values,
Furs 14 Off
Every Fur we have in our store reduced in this remarkable man
ner. The women's furs are in mink, squirrel, ermine, fox,
marteD, etc. The children's furs are in angora, squirrel, Thibet,
and come in very attractive and well-matched sets. Without
reserve, we offer choice of our entire stock at this .
unheard-of reduction. Buy furs and save 4
Men's Slippers $1.98 a Pair
MEN'S HIGH-GRADE SLIPPERS An
assortment of nearly 1500 pairs; all the
wanted leathers and styles are included.
Opera, Everett, Romeo or Cavalier cuts;
patents, kid and calf leathers. Values
to $3.50 the pair, special, J 98
WOMEN'S KlD JULIETS, nicely lined;
hand-turn sole, opera heels; tops are of
fancy vesting in 12 different styles, the
edges trimmed with black f ur ; fr ACk
values to $2.50, special V H
MEN'S EVERETT STYLE SLIPPERS of
tan kid; have patent back and tongue; a
full kid slipper, regularly $1.19 TQ
the pair; special.... 9 f C
MEN'S TAN OR BLACK SLIPPERS
Everett or Opera styles ; hand-turned soles.
All sizes, special " ' O O
Women's Kimonos for Half
In long or short styles, and in plain or
fancy figured materials. An assort
ment that gives broad Chance for
choosing and a wide range of price.
The materials are French flannel, al
batross or nunsveiling. We have
them in all colors, including . light
V 1 1 J J , mi ,
units, puiK, reu ana wnue. ine ae- i
signs in French flannel garments
are new and very artistic. Dressing '
Sacque or Kimono style. Regularly
worm irom $i.w to $3o.UU. Your choice , TWA W
now at tlALr
THE $4 ONES ARE NOW $2.00; $35 ONES ARE $17.50
Specials For After Six Only
VANDERBILT CUP RACE One of the very latest
games out, Has all the exciting features of the real
automobile race; a regular $1.00 game, CC
special. ; . . . . . . . 7 ,OdC
Specials From Toyland
' Of course, Santa Clans wants a band in these after-supper spe
cials. He'll be there ready to welcome his little friends who come
in after supper to shop. He'll be disappointed if he ; doesn't
see them. ' '
The jolly old fellow is anxious , to know that every child in
Portland receives just what he or she wants for this Christinas.
Bring, the child in, let 'him see Santa Claus and tell him what
would please him best. YouH find Santa glad to listen and careful
to take note of their wants.
AND BEARVTLLE my, what interest this does excite among
the children. The comical little Teddies seem to think up new
pranks for each day, and you'll always catch them at some mis
chief when you visit Bearville.
Puss in Boots and Tige and the Teddy Bears have a place of
their own. The most interesting spot in any toy department or in
any store in Portland. Come see them Wednesday evening, AND
CHOOSE PROM THESE SPECIALS:
TEDDY BEAR HUNT A board game played with
dice, men and a bear: very interesting, new and de
cidedly popular. This game is worth $1.00; (SC
snpci n 1
BOYS'-VACUUM PISTOLS A handsome toy and an
ideal sport for boys. Safe and harmless. y
Worth 25c each, special C
THE INEBRIATE A very lifelike and comical me
chanical toy. Sells regularly at 50c each, O Cg
special after 6 o 'clock tonight , . . -
Teacloths and Scarfs $1.68 Women's Bathrobes $4.49
Tea Cloths that are 30 inches square and Scarfs 18x45 Warm and comfortable, a real necessity for every
inches or 18x54 inches, all made of fine white linen, woman are these bathrobes. They come in gray, tan,
and finished with deep hemstitched border and white blue and brown. An exceptionally -appropriate gift
hand embroidery in the center. , A dainty and pleas- for wife, mother or sister. These sell regularly for
ing gift for any housewife. Worth $3.50 4 f ZJO $6.50 each; special for tonight after tf yi At
each; special after 6 o'clock at pJL.JJ g o'clock at ipr.rZt
Collar and Cuff Boxes Christmas Stationery Pyrographic Outfits
M ' ' -
These come in round shapes and .The boxes are in holly designees- This-is one of our very best sets
have a place on the top for collar pecially for holiday gifts; worth that is specialized. Complete with
buttons; regular 75c val- AQg 25c a box; special after y needle of the best grade, large size
ues, special after 6 T&K. 6 o'clock 1JC bulb, benzine bottle, alcohol lamp,
TOILET SETS of red foxwood and SHAVING SET, with cup, mirror absorbent and bottle of gloss and
ebony; brush, comb and mirror, and lather brush, in neat box; stain, in neat bass wood box; reg-
either heavily mounted with ster- a 75c. value, special . Q ularly $4.00 the set, Q QQ
ling silver or plain; values $4.00 at...... -. OfC special after 6...... Hb.OJ
and $4.50, a set; OO QO MILITARY HAIR BRUSHES for COLLAR AND CUTP BOXES for
8Peeial V&e70 men; these are ebpnoid with ster- burning, also large handkerchief
STEREOSCOPE SETS, with glass ling silver mountings. Regularly and glove boxes of basswood va-
and 25 views; $1.00 set, CQ $2.50 the. pair, spe-. C 7 rious designs and shapes; 0-
special at -a7C ciaI at....... pl.4 J . special at, each ..ZOC
Silk Remnants A half-Price wlem force after Men 's Underwear of mercerized silk. They
7 tbl? e,vemnS- A rare come in flesh and blue col-
opportumty to buy silk for making fancy bags, waists ors, with plain or fancy stripe, and have athletic necks,
or petticoats, for in each remnant there is enough for The sizes run from 34 to 46. An unusual oppor-
some one of these articles. New silks and pretty ones, tunity to supply these necessary garments at reduced
Striking novelties or plain, neat effects. No matter prices, for, from 6 to 9:30 tonight, the regu-
what the regular price of silk c f-fnlf 1" $2.50 values will go for, the Oi?
was, it's on sale' now at lOC. A mil garment.. ,p.f.49
RIBBON half an inch wide, with
the words "Merry Christmas" on
it; worth 75c a 10-yard piece;
holly ribbon, a quarter of an inch
wide, worth 50c for 10 yards;
special, your choice, the O,
WAIST PATTERNS of fine hand
embroidery; a beautiful gift: .
$35.00 values S17.50
$25.00 values $12.50
$20.00 grades SIO.OO
$15.00 grades.. Sg 7.50
$12.00 styles.... $ 6.00 :
$10.00 styles $ 5.00
SHIRTS AND DRAWERS for
boys; of fine wool; sizes are 24
to 34, and every garment is worth
75c and -85c; special tZtZg
this evening, each iJiJC
PELT JULIETS for. women; in
black, brown or red felt, with
hand-turn .belting leather soles,
low, comfortable heels, buckle or
nament and black fur trimming.
Not fleece-lined; worth $1.50 the
pair; special this QQ-'
evening for 7 7S
UNION SUITS for boys, made of
heavy gray cotton, well fleece
lined ;" all sizes ; 65c values, sell
ing this evening after 6 OQ
for, each. .". f C.
HANDKERCHIEFS trimmed with
lace; 40, -dozen on 6ale to
night after 6 o'clock; 2c . 1 f
values, special after 6. . v. "C
NECK BEADS Genuine imported
" Austrian" beads in cut glass
and pearl effects. The colors are
- amber, red, garnet, amethyst, sap
phire, coral and pearl ; regular
25c and 35c values, for,- J
No mail orders filled. None sent
0. O. D. None sold to merchants.
CASHMERE HOSE for women ;
they are ribbed, fast black and
full seamless. Worth 50c the pair,
special after 6 this evening, box
of 6 pairs for $1.98," or, O O
the pair.. OOC
HALF PRICE for fancy decorated
china. Many different articles to
choose from. After 6 this
evening HALF REGULAR
MEN'S SLIPPERS, 39 styles to
choose from. Values are $1.50
and $1.75; special for three and
a half hours
WOMEN'S SHOES Our entire
6tock of medium grade shoes to
select from, embracing 20 styles.
The $3.50 and $4.00 O OQ
grades, special at. . . . y)J.f
PATTERN CLOTHS Size 63x63;
150 cloths and a large variety of
patterns; all nicely hemstitched;
special for this iff O
evening only JL .rrO
PILLOW CASES, made from the
best quality twilled sheeting, an
excellent wearing material. These
sell regularly at 20c Ol0
each; special iZViC
CARVING SETS, with buckhorn
handles, thr.ee pieces; $9.00 set,
$5.95; a $5.00 set for ?3.35, and
a regular $4.00 set g qq
GILT CLOCKS, 12-inch size, regu
lar $3.00 value, after 0J r-r
6 this evening...... ij JL .JJ
On Sale All Day TODAY
Gas or Electric Lamps
Many of your friends will want to do considerable reading after Christ
mas, and there would be nothing more acceptable to these than a fine
Reading Lamp. Look over onr line on the Third Floor. Prices run
from : $3.00 to $85.00
SILVERWARE New lines now
ready to show and sell on the third
floor. Tea sets, bread trays, pud
ding dishes, cake baskets, etc.
HAND-P A I N T E D CHINA is
very suitable for a gift to a friend
with artistic tastes. See the dis
play in the Art Room. ;
. FRUIT SAUCERS
Regular $1.25 dozen for. . .. 63
Regular $1.35 dozen for. . . 6S
Regular $2.00 dozen for. . .$1.00
TEA, DESSERT OR SALAD
Worth '"$1.25, special, d6zeu. .75
$2.00 values, special at. . . .$1.00
$3.75 values, special at $1.88
$6.00-values, special at $3.00
BREAD AND BUTTER PLATES
Regularly $1.25, special now, the
dozen . 63
Regularly $1.75, special now, the
Regularly $3.50, special now, the
With Assorted Decorations.
35c value, special at 18
50c value, special at 25J
SALAD, FRUIT, BERRY BOWLS
25c grade, special at 13
30c grade, special at 15
35c grade, special at 20
45c quality, special at. .23
50c quality, special at 25
60c quality, special at 30J
Specials In Smallwares Aisle
SAFETY RAZORS, the ''Star" or "Gem," in handsome leather cases,
make very fine Christmas gifts for gentlemen. Our entire stock of
these two makes now selling at ONE-HALF REGULAR PRICE
Fountain Pens, rubber barrel and
gold point, $1.00 val- ft)
ues , fC
Glove and Handkerchief Boxes
Painted tops, 25c values. . . .19
Swiss Baskets, imported goods,
, worth 65c each, special 48J
Shaving Set, mug and brush, silver-plated;
regular if Q 1Q
$4.50 value pJ.li7
French Stag Articles Match hold
ers, cigar holders, 49 C
Manicure Sets, real ebony or fox
wood, complete, $1.75 val. $1.39
Hair Brushes, solid back, in ebony,
redwood and satinwood; 65c val
Perfumes, imported F r e n c h and
English goods; $1.00 and yf Q
$2.00 bottles 7C
6 Pairs of Hose For $2.00
A prime Cotton Hose in a brilliant fast
black. Give a box of these hose to one
of your friends, and they are sure to
be pleased. This grade sells regularly
at 50c a pair Today we offer a
pairs in a neat box $2 00
Why Not Give Underwear?
Our "Vegasilk" Union Suits make prac
tical, pleasing gifts; white, O ff
pink or blue; the pair fpJ.UiJ
BOYS' MERINO RIBBED UNION
SUITS, "Merode" make; regular $1.25
and $1.50 values, 00
Silk Hose in Large Assortments.
A Blanket Sale For YOU
The housewives are thronging
the blanket section these days.
Blankets are going out in loads.
This means warmth and com
fort to "somebody" these cool
nights at hand. Well, it's not
to be wondered at that this sale
is phenomenally large, for val
ues like these are rare indeed.
Best hurry, or all of that $10,000
surplus will be gone ere you've
gotten your share.
Those worth J8 and J8.50; spc.S5.65
$13.50 jjrrarte selling- for only $9.00
fln.OO grade selling for only $9.95
J17.50 jjrade celling for only $11.50
Fawn, gray and vicuna Blankets,
three lots, regularly $4.50: the
Pair S3. 15
$6.00 (crade selling for -only S-1.45
$7 and$7.50 Blankets for only $1.95
$8.50 grade; special at only. .ji575
Blankets worth $3.25 and $3.50: spe
cial, pair S2.45
Three lots at $4.50; spec'l, pr $3.15
Blankets worth $5.00 and $5.50: spe
cial, at .....S3.98
Those worth $6 and $6.59, spe.$4.45
Blankets worth $7 and $7.50: spe
cial at $5.15
Blankets worth $9.50 and $10: spe
cial at S6.35
HAYWOOD 15 A SPECTATOR
YlLiij BE CAIiUJD AS WITNESS
Judge AVood Will Xot Permit State
to do Into Matter of Colorado
Labor Troubles.' : '
BOISE. Idaho.. Dec. 17. The prosecution
In the Pettibone case today traced the
Peabody bomb from the time Harry Or
chard said he and Jack Slmpkins threw
it in a creek near Wallace.
Corroborative -evidence was Introduced
In the testimony of Orchard in regard to
tiie Vindicator mine explosion and Ihe
state proved that there existed a letter
and a telegraphic money order received
ly Orchard while at San Francisco, sent
by Pettibone, facta admitted by the de
fense. Judge Wood made it plain this morning
that . he would not permit the introduction
of evidence In rerard to the labor trou
bles In Colorado, which was admitted at
the trial of William D. Haywood, and
then stricken from the record because It
was - held by the court the defenae had
failed to establish its counter-conspiracy
William D. Haywood, secretary-treasurer
of the Western Federation of Min
ers, appeared at Bolee today and sat with
the spectators at thl afternoon's session
of court. He will take .the atand as a
witness for the defence.
Clarence Darrow was again too ill to
attend the Pettibone trial today and Ed
gar Wilson continued in charge of the defense.
RIXG RULE IX CIVIL SERVICE
Sensational Charges Made In Inves
tigation at Bremerton.
PTJGBT SOUND NAVY-YARD, Dec. 17.
A. H. Freerksen, formerly cleric of the
Board of Labor Employment at the Pu
get Sound Navy-yard, while holding euch
position by virtue of civil service regula
tions, was twice elected Mayor of the
City of Bremerton. Now for the third
time he is standing trial on charges of
"undue political activity." Tice he was
ordered dismissed from the service by
the Civil Service Commission, and this
third trial is a public hearing ordered by
the Navy Department with a view to his
Evidence 'submitted tended to show a
civil service combine controlled politics
in the Navy-yard and that Freerksen was
in the combine. Other employes dared not
oppose the ring for fear of losing their
INEXPENSIVE FOB CHRISTMAS.
Klser'a scenic Photos. 248 Alder street.'
Closing otit sale of trunks, bags and
suit cases at 231 Morrison, near 2a-i.
TRA1NBQBBER5 ARE FOILED
DOGS PUT OX TRAIL AX'D OXE
Another Believed to Have Been Hit
by Bullet Cache of Explosives
Uncovered by the Posse. -
SPOKANE, Wash., Deo. 17. A man
giving the name of D. H. Murphy is in
jail in Spokane and another is thought
to be suffering from a bullet wound at
the hands "of Harry Draper, as a result
of an attempt to hold up the Northern
Pacitlc westbound passenger train early
this morning 10 miles east of Spokane.
An attempt was made to flag the train
by waving a torch, but the suspicious
appearance of two men nearby warned
the engineer, who Increased speed and
Suspicious attempts . had previously
been made to stop the overland in that
vicinity, and Immediately the affair waa
reported here, a special with detectives
and officers was hurried t othe scene.
There the officer stopped a moving
freight train and thr men Jumped from
It and ran. One of them was captured
and another was shot as he was climbing
over a fence. Bloodhounds were, put on
Xh. tral. aad the officers pursued the
fugitives several miles into the hills, but
gave up the chase as darkness set in.
They then returned to the scene and
discovered, in what is thought to have
been the abandoned camp of -the robbers,
five dynamlto bombs, a quantity of fuse,
a bottle of nitro-glycerlne and a syringe
used to Inject explosives into safes. Mur
phy claims that he Is an old railroad
PHOXE COMPAXY OX TRIAL
Test Being Made at Wallace to Shut
, Down on Sunday Service.
WALLACE. Idaho, Dec. 17. (Special.)
The test case of the Sunday rest law
came up this afternoon. Fred C. Lewis,
manager of the Rocky Mountain Bell Tele
phone Company, waa on trial for permit
ting the telephone office to give service
last Sunday in open' defiance of the Sun
day rest law, which was recently de
clared constitutional. The Jury of six
was evenly divided and the case will be
tried again tomorrow. .
Treadgold Made Commissioner.
BA-NDON, Or, Dec. 17. (Special.)
Attorney O. T. Treadgold has been ap
pointed by- the Federal District Court
a United States Commissioner for the
District of Oregon, to reside at Bandon.
His jurisdiction will extend to land
and marine matters occurring within
the state. Mr. Treadgold has been lo
cated here In the practice of law about
a year, and has been very successful.
He is a graduate of the University of
Michigan and University of Oregon law
school. In both of which he was a firit
Satsop Depot Robbed.
ELMA, Waah., Dec. 17. (Special.)
Word reached here today that the
Northern Pacific Depot at Satsop had
been robbed last night of two express
packages, evidently stolen by the same
gang that recently robbed the Elma
Depot, entrance having been effected in
the same manner.
Arrested or Scorching.
Speeding a big automobile faster than
the law allows brought James Shaw Into
trouble last night at the corner of Chap
man and Washington streets, where he
waa overtaken by Officer Murphy and
arrested. Shaw gave $25 bail to answer
for his appearance this morning before
Judge Cameron in the Municipal Court.
Fire In Boatliouse.
Palmer's boathouse at the foot of
Savler street caught fire last night from
a chimney. The firemen responding to
a telephone call quickly put out the
blaze, which had burned a little of the
roof. Damage was very slight.
Aftermath or Stenslahd Case.
CHICAGO. Dee. 17. William S. Ttlden
and Chauncey I Graham, of the Steel
Ball Company, were placed on trial yes
terday on the charge of uttering fictitious
notes., The case grows out of the Mil
waukee-Avenue State Bank failure. In a
previous trial the Jury disagreed. AssiKt
ant States Attorneys Sherman and Young
declare that the defendants defrauded
the bank out of $180,000.
One of the largest typewriting concerns
in the world is In New York City and con
ducted by two sisters. Women writ-servers
are a success in many of our lare cities.
AND MONOGKAM STATIONERY.
W. G. SMITH & CO.
Wash In (ton Building.
Fourth and Washington Streets.
. This is the coffee country;
and yet more than rlalf of us
drink poor coffee!
Teiir sroesr returns year monsr 11 rev
aon't Ilka Schilling's Bssti ws pay hla..
Tiie "Perfect Truss"
Old ntyl Bllon- "Perfect tronm
in lntentine rloalnff both
to protrude openinffa.
thro u urh ' Inner
Worth Its Weight in Gold
Do you want a Truss that will re
lieve and cure Hernia, and forever
rid you of all further danger from
the return of the old Rupture? Our
"Perfect Truss" will do this and more.
Both lady and gentlemen -fitters at
our factory. Phone, write or call for
GINNEVER & WHITTLESEY MFG. CO.'
No. 4 Sixth St.. Bet. Oak and Pine,'