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THE MORNING OREGONIAX, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1909.
KAISER AND KING
Mutual Pledges of Peace and
Amity Exchanged at
SMALL SPUTTERING OF RIOT
Unemployed Attempt to Mar Wel
come to'Brltlsh Sovereigns, but
Are Repulsed Brilliant
Scene at Palace.
BERLIN. Feb. 8. King Edward and
Queen Alexandra arrived In Berlin today
In fulfillment of a prormise made last
Summer, and were warmly welcomed by
Emperor William and by the people of
A demonstration by the unemployed,
planned to coincide with the arrival of
the visiting monarch, was only partially
successful. Several meetings of the un
employed were held, after which those
present formed In two processions and
started on a march to the palace, whither
King Edward had been escorted by Em
peror William. Their progress was in
tercepted by the police. Several men
suffered saber wounds and others were
Both Give Pledges of Peace.
King Edward and Queen Alexandra,
received a hearty welcome from the Em
peror and the German people. The prin
cipal Interest centered In the speeches
of the Emperor and the King, when pro
posing healths during the course of the
banquet at the Imperial palace tonight.
The uttterances of both were most cor
dial, each expressing the peaceful senti
ments and the close relations between
the tmf nations.
The Emperor, sneaking In German,
first offered a toast to the King and
Queen. After expressing the sincere
pleasure and satisfaction of the Empress
and himself and his whole house which
the visit afforded them and extending a
most cordial welcome to the British sov
ereigns, the Emperor referred to the
ancient traditions and the close ties of
relationship. He hoped that their stay
would leave only pleasant recollections.
Token ot Friendship.
"Your majesty may be assured with
me." sold the Emperor, "that my capital
and the whole German 'Empire see in
your presence a token of the friendly
feelings and sentiments which induced
your majesties to pay this visit. The
German people greets the ruler of the
mighty British world-empire with the
respect due him and perceives In this
visit a new pledge of future peaceful and
friendly development In the relations be
tween our two countries."
King Edward replied In German, ex
pressing thanks on behalf of the Queen
and himself for the welcome accorded
them In Berlin. After reference to the
Emperor's visit to Windsor, he continued:
"With .regard to the aim and desired
result of my visit. Tour Majesty haa
given eloquent expression to my own
feelings and I can therefore only repeat
that our coming is for the purpose of
not only recalling before the world the
close ties of relationship between our
two houses, but also alms at strengthen
ing the friendly relations between our
countries and thus at the preservation of
a general peace, toward which all my
efforts are directed."
The King warmly expressed wishes for
the prosperity of the German Empire and
proposed the health of the Emperor and
Brilliant Scene at Dinner.
The dinner was brilliant. King Ed
ward sat between the Emperor and Em
press, with Queen Alexandra at the Em
peror's left. All the imperial Princes
were present. Prince von Buelow, the
Imperial Chancellor, was seated oppo
site their majesties, surrounded by the
British suite and the German Ministers.
The table was strewn with red, white
and blue flowers, and the dinner set
was of gold. The Emperor wore the
uniform of the British Royal Dragoons,
while the King was attired as a Prus
sian General. The Empress appeared in
white and the Queen in black. Their
majesties and the Princes conversed in
German throughout the repast. The
hand played a selection of German and
English melodies. After dinner their
majesties held a reception and the Em
peror bestowed decorations on the
members of the King's suite and the
British Embassy. The King received
an ovation this afternoon as he pro
ceeded In an automobile through the
principal streets of the city.
The special train bearing the King and
Queen arrived at the Lehrter Railroad
station at 11 o'clock. There had assem
bled to meet the King Emperor William,
the Princes of the royal house.
Emperor's brother; Chancellor von Bu
low, and many ministers and high offi
cials. A squadron of the Queen Victoria
Regiment of Dragoons, of which King
Edward is honorary Colonel, was drawn
up within the station and the band of
this regiment heralded the arrival of the
special train with music.
King Edward and Emperor William
greeted each other heartily and repeated
ly kissed each other on the cheek.
These exchanges over, the procession
for the march to the palace was at once
GANGS MEET IN TAFT BORE
Milwaukee Road Kxpects to Ron
Through Freight Trains In Month.
TAFT. Mont.. Feb. 9. The Taft
tunnel of the Chicago, Milwaukee & Puget
Sound Railroad, the longest on the Coast
extension of the St. Paul Company, was
pierced this afternoon, marking the prac
tical completion of one of the most Im
portant engineering events In the history
of railroading In the United States. The
tunnel Is S751 feet long, 21 feet 3 inches
high, and IS feet S Inches across the floor,
and penetrates the Bitter Root range be
tween Idaho and Montana.
The officials who witnessed today the
firing of the last shot predict that within
a month they will have through freight
trains in operation to the Coast.
Mr. W. M. Lowney, the well-known
chocolate manufacturer of Boston. Mass.,
was a recent guest at the Hotel Perkins
on his way to California. .
Edmond C. Glltner. secretary of the
Portland Chamber of Commerce, spent
yesterday in Salem, where he was In at
tendance at the Legislature working for
the legislation furthered by the Chamber.
XKW YORK. Feb. 9. (Special.)
Northwestern visitors registered today
at the leadlny hotels are as follows:
From Portland R. J. Prince and
wife, at the Broadway Central; J. E.
Cronan. Mrs. J. K. Cronan. at the Hotel
From Hoqulam, Wash. J. F. Her
mans and Mrs. J. C. Hermans, at the
From Port Townsend, Wash. A. C.
Palmer, at the Breslin.
From Tacoma W. E. Hacker and
wife, Mrs. EL R. Wheeler, at the Gregori
an; Miss a Graham, at the Breslin.
From Pomeroy, Wash. F. J. Elsen
sohn and wife, at the York.
From Spokane G. L. Taft and wire,
Mrs. F. M. Lyler. at the Imperial; J. W.
Hadlev, at the Holland.
From Walla Walla, Wash. T. M.
Fisher, at the Breslin.
From Seattle J. Hill, at the Wood
stock; P. L. Hadley. at the Astor; G.
H. Raymond, at the Wolcott; A. L. Bar
mon, at the Hotel Astor: Mrs. A. Oden,
at the Imperial: R. S. Chapman, at the
Hoffmann W. J. Burks, at the Breslin;
Mrs. A. D. Keating, at the Marlborough.
CHICAGO, Feb. 9. (Special.) Port
land people at the hotels: At the Audi
torium Annex. P. A. Combs; at the
Great Northern. Mr. and Mrs. H. C.
Sothern in Richelieu
at the Heilig
CAST OF RICHELIEU.
Louis XIII Sydney Mather
Gaston Albert S. Howson
Cardinal Richelieu Mr. Sothern
Baradai Eric Blind
Adrian de Mauprat. .Frederick Lewis
De Burlnghen. .Ron land Buckstone
Joseph William Harris
Huguet John Taylor
Francois Harry Turnlay
First Courtier Milano Tllden
Captain of the Guard.. Harry Rabon
Fir,t Malcolm Bradley
Second P- J- Kelly
Third Frederick Roland
Julie de Mortemar
Mlas Gladys Hanson
Marlon de Lor me
Miss Virginia Hammond
BY ARTHUR A. GREENE.
GOOD Mr. Sothern, give us no more
Rlchelieus nor Hamlets, or, if thou
wilt persist, for dear Lord's sake do
them in the one-night stands. A light
comedian of excellent and merriest wit
and a romantic actor of rarely brave
pith has turned his course awry to dally
with Denmark's sad-visaged Prince and
Louis' mighty cleric minister. And the
very head and front of Mr. Sothern's
offending was shown to us last night,
when he essayed to play the historic,
dominating figure in Bulwer Lytton'a
Never at any time did he strike the
positive note of genius In his interpre
tation of a part which only the very
great among our actors have been ablo
to make convincing. The play Itself is
and has ever been far from the thing, in
this one instance it Is the most bom
bastic and unnatural of all pseudo-historical
dramas. But there have been
players whom we have seen play, who
were, by sheer application of tReir ac
tor's art. able to make this Cardinal of
France a TItar among diplomats, an
eminently human master of statecraft,
and withal a man. But Mr. Sothern
does not so. True, in his lighter pas
sages he at times touches the spirit of
his role, and In the final rousing of his
powers, when for the country he has
j . nnrt well he hurls defi
ance at King Louis and his treahcerous
brother and me naieiui
lifts himself to the heights of real dra
Also In his collapse at me enu i "
fourth act he does some credit to his
reputation. These are the few big mo-
. i ,! nnrfnrmanre of "Richelieu."
iiitiiu .i. - - -
. m .i . ar!a like the veriest
as lur lire - ' ' ;
elocutionist, saying the lines without the
force, the unaerstanaing nor wio uuu
sympathy that should underlie a rendi
tion of the classic drama. With a line of
America's greatest who have made this
artificial and tawdry drama of ser(ous
consequence, he suiters lamentably by
comparison. It is to be hoped that so
fine an actor, within his sphere, who has
stepped outside to make experiment with
what he cannot do with credit to him
self, will soon return to the field in
which he shines. Let him do "Dun
dreary." "Chumley,'.' even "Romeo,
whatever lies within his province, uui
leave off the ambition he has to wear
the cloak of unromantlc tragedy. There
is no credit to him in it.
In Mr. Sothern's support last night
were seen but few of his company who
acquitted themselves well. Sydney
Mather was an indifferent Louis XIII,
tit i .i ...... raiho. h.ttfr than his
associates in his personation of Baradas,
the scneming, aisioui cuun vidv,
Rowland Buckstone, a really splendid
low comedian, gave a good account of
the comparatively trivial part of De
Berinithen. The Julie of Gladys Hanson
,. . - .... Vl,(.lna
was wormny aone bhu iiienj ...
Hammond made Mefrion DeLorme an in
teresting, human sort or woman.
T-i .l.n ..nnilnnlnt I f ,Ani(t H V. (1 Rflr-
X 1 Mill lllc -iliiiiu'ii.-.. . -----
torial embellishments the production left
nothing to De aesfneu.
Dii.llnTi wltnpaaeri this last
performance of the Sothern engagement
and, Deing sumew iim uut&i; i-ai ex
acting, failed to respond enthusiastically
to the efforts of the star and his sup
port. CHARGE OF BOGUS DRAFT
William Weil Arrested on Complaint
of II. E. Walter.
William Well, a traveling salesman,
said to represent George D. Sulta & Co.,
manufacturers of baby carriages, etc.,
was arrested last night by Detective
Price at the Oregon Hotel, where he has
been living, on the charge of obtaining
money under false pretenses.
The complainant Is H. R Walter, man
ager of the Rex Furniture Company,
130 Second street, who alleges that Well,
thnough him, secured 60 on bogus
draft drawn on Mrs. R. Weil, 6715 Wash
ington avenue, Chicago, 111. Well was
released on his own recognisance by or
der of Judge Van Zante. Weil told Wal
ter that If the charge were withdrawn he
would settle the claim. Walter asked
him to produce the money and Weil
could not do so.
Kansas Wrestler Aspires.
Jack Miller, a wrestler of Sallna.
Kan., is anxious to secure a match in
Portland. He writes that he is willing
to meet Eddie O'Connell In a handicap
match, or will take on Young Hacken
schmidt in an even match. Miller an
nounces that he is prepared to post a
forfeit or Bide bet In any amount de
sired by ctther of the wrestlers named.
He has recently defeated Farmer Burns
and the Austrian heavyweight, Dell
vlnk. He can be addressed at Sallna,
Dies Aged 00.
SALEM. Or., Feb. 9. (Special.) Mrs.
Mary Earnest. 90 years of age, died at
11 o'clock tonight at her home near Zena,
Polk County. She had been a resident
of Oregon since 1S52.
Today, Wednesday, is positively the
last day for discount on West Side gas
bills. Read "Gas Tips."
No really young and attractive woman
ever gets off a streetcar backwards.
Attend Rosenthal's great shoe sal.
AGREE ABOUT MDROCCO
FRANCE AXD GERMANY SIGN
TREATY ENDING QUARREL.
Each Recognizes Interests of Other
in North Africa and Will
PARIS. Feb. 9. France and Germany
today signed a far-reaching agreement
concerning Morocco. Of more import
ance than the actual settlement of pend
ing difficulties and the harmonizing of
views concerning Morocco is the moral
effect of establishing a broad basis of
friendly relations between two nations
which have been separated, so to say.
since the war of 1ST0.
The agreement guarantees the Integrity
of Morocco and insures perfect allegi
ance to the terms of the Algeciras act.
France recognizes Germany's economic
Interests in Morocco, while Germany rec
ognizes the particular political interest
of France there.
France promises to' maintain the Integ
rity and Independence of the Moroccan
Empire, and declares that she is "re
solved to safeguard the economic equal
ity and not to embarrass the commercial
and individual interests of Germany."
Germany, whose interest In Morocco Is
merely economic, recognizes, "that the
particular political interests of France
arc- closely linked to the consolidation of
order and peace in the Interior of Mo
rocco," and she agrees not to Interfere
with thoe? interests.
In conclusion, the signatories promise
neither to pursue nor encourage any
pleasure designed to create an economic
privilege in their favor or In favor of any
other power, and they agree that they
will endeavor to associate their peoples
in commercial enterprises launched in
France Is assured that this accord will
be welcomed In London, St. Petersburg
and Madrid, and she is confident that it
will meet with the approval of the Sultan
of Morocco, to whom it will be Imme
A striking coincidence Is found In the
fact that this agreement was signed at
the moment of the arrival in Berlin of
King Edward, particularly as there is a
strong inclination in diplomatic quarters
to consider the Improvement of Franco
German relations as one of the objects
of this visit.
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We Take Pleasure
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discerning palates of our appre
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$2.75 Underwear $1.95
50c Neckwear 25$
INDICATIONS POINT TO PASSAGE
OP BEAN BILIi.
Result Will Be Close Either W ay and
Both Sides Are Hopeful of
. t Victory.
STATE CAPITOL, Salem. Or.. Feb. .
(Special.) The House tomorrow morn
ing will see a hard fight over passage
of the Bean Insurance bill, which comes
up as a special order at 10:30. The bill
repeals the $50,000 deposit bond required
of fire Insurance and surety companies
and requires them to put up a $25,000
surety bond. The bill creates the office
of Insurance Commissioner and requires
publication of company finances in every
Representative Clemens Is leading the
fight for the bill and Representative
Jaeger the opposing side. Both are sup
plied with many telegrams and letters
from Portland business men urging their
The bill will not be disposed of with
much margin to spare either way. Clem
ens and Jaeger, after canvassing the
House tonight, am ucQ confident ot suo
cess. When the bill came up this after
noon its passage seemed doubtful and
Clemens had It put over. Tonight Its
chances are much improved.
One normal school is recommended by
the House committee on ways and means,
and the Senate committee on education.
The House committee today reported in
favor of continuing the Monmouth school
and appropriating $115,000 therefor, and
made the bill a special order for tomor
row morning at 10 o'clock. The Senate
committee tomorrow will report favor
ably Senator J. N. Smith's bill creating
a normal at Portland, appropriating $100,
000 therefor, and cutting out the normals
at Weston, Drain, Ashland and Mon
mouth. This will bring into the Legislature
not only the fight of defeating the many
normal raids on the treasury, but also
that of locating the one institution. Leg
islators from normal counties hope that
the mix-up will so scatter the "One
Normal" forces as to let In two or three
of- the normals. The old normal system
seems doomed, however.
DEATH RECORD OF DAY
Morris Adler, Noted Merchant.
CHICAGO, Feb. 9. Morris Adler, for 30
years the head of the firm of Adler &
Oberndorff. hide dealers and packers of
by-products at the etockyards, is dead.
His health was broken down several
months ago by an attack of kidney dis-
Today, Wednesday, is positively the
last day for discount on West Side gas
bills. Read "Gas Tips."
Save money at Rosenthal's shot sale.
Coming from a source of un
questioned authority on the ail
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bo Infallible, while the profession
generally endorse the ingredients
and prescribe them in many dif
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The following formula is highly
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nervous exhaustion, melancholia,
anxiety, timidity in venturing,
dizziness, heart palpitation,
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success and happiness In social
and every-day life.
The instructions for mixing at
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one ounce compound fluid balm
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hours. Then add one ounce com
pound essence Cardiol and one
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until bounuing health and full
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Astonishing nervous force and
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This contains no opiates what
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166-170 Third Street.
CHARLES 0. FITCH IS DEAD
OFFICIAL OF P. K., Ii. & P. CO.
Brother's 3Jyster!ous Disappearance
Hastens Death or Purchasing
Agent of Corporation.
Charles O. Fitch, purchasing agent for
the Portland Railway. Light & Power
Company, died at his home, 604 Holly
street, last night at 8:30 o'clock, from the
effects of cancer of the stomach. Mr.
Fitch had been ailing for some time and
a fatal outcome of his case was not en
tirely unexpected But was nevertheless a
shock to his many-friends throughout the
city. Mr. Fitch was 49 years old and
leaves a widow and' three sons, the oldest
of whom Is 15 years'. He was a brother-in-law
of Benage Josselyn, president
of the Portland Railway, Light & Power
Mr. Fitch came to Portland in Septem
ber, 1907, and stomach trouble developed in
April of the following year. He un
derwent an operation in that month and
recovered from it but Jt was discovered
that the disease had progressed so far
that nothing could be done to check it.
In November of last year, he again be
came sick and went to his former home,
in Council Bluffs, la. He returned to
Portland just before last Christmas very
much weakened. He kept at work, how
ever, until the severe storm of early Jan
uary started, and had since been con
fined to his home.
The mysterious disappearance of his
brother, B. P. Fitch, while on a trip
from Paris to London last October, preyed
heavily on his mind and caused him con
stant worry- The case of E. P. Fitch
will be recalled by Portland people for
he was sought far and wide by the au
thorities of England, France and the
United States but no trace or mm was
found since he took passage on a train
to London after crossing the English
Channel. A letter written by him while
en route was received here, telling of his
Illness and his intention to go to a hos
pital In London for an operation for ap
pendicitis. Not even his baggage was
ever found, although diligent search was
made for him. Mr. Fitch thought much
of his brother, who was younger than
he, and the disappearance abroad caused
him great worry.
Charles O. Fitch leaves two sisters,
Julia and Anna, In Council Bluffs, la.
For 18 years prior to coming to Portland,
he was chief electrician for the Cudahy
Packing Company In charge of the plants
at South Omaha, Sioux City, Kansas City
.. ,i nri.t.tt oiuo an o-rnert tpleCTflrth
operator and for years took the press re
port for the council 3iuirs uany non
pareil. He was well known In telegraph
and newspaper circles throughout the
Mr. Fitch was formerly a member ot
the Royal Arcanum and was also a mem
ber of the First Congregational Church
of this city. He was a man of exemplary
habits and although he has been In Port
land but a year and a half, he won the
friendship and highest respect of his as
sociates here. His death will cause keen
regret among a wide circle of friends
both here and at his old home. The re
mains have been placed In charge of
Edward Holman and interment will prob
ably be made here although final ar
Interest and Rents
Profits and Loss (Balance)
A cake of Ivory Soap
weighs nearly as much
as three cakes of ' 'toilet"
Ivory Soap costs less
than a cent an ounce.
"Toilet" soaps cost
io, 25 or even 50 cents
a cake from 5 to 25
times as much as Ivory.
Ivory Soap is made of
as good materials as the
best toilet soaps; and of
infinitely better materi
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years- back of it.
Gold Medal Hurlcm
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gists. Capsules 35c, bottles 2oz.
HOLLAND MEDICIXE CO.,
olo Importers. Scranton, Fa.
Supplementary Policy Claims 1,172,010.47
TRANSACTIONS OF 1908
A nnnitlna . . . .--........
Surrendered Policies 11.723.00
. . 5,416,523.34
Total $ 23,933,479.86
Total Paid Policyholders $ 12,820,310.35
Taxes, Fees and Licenses. . .
Insurance Expenses (excluding Taxes) . .
Investment Expenses (excluding Taxes)
Premiums on BondsvPurchased
TtnnV Vnlvm Old Home Office Buildinsr
replaced by new structure 174,000.00
Supplementary Policy Claims 172,952.35
Total $ 16,359,591.03
Excess of Income Over Disbursements added to Policyholders' Fund: .?7,573,88a.83
Cash on Hand and in Banks $ 1,321,076.71
Loans on Collateral 2,552,400.00
Bonds, Par Value , 33,578,840.71
Real Estate Mortgages 54,240, 80.00
Real Estate 3,688,0o3.54
Loans on Policies 21,320,105.70
Interest due and accrued and other
Reserve Fund $109,082,613.00
Reserve for Suspended Mortality...
Dividends Payable in 1909
Unapportioned Surplus' (Par Values),
Total Assets " $120,376,062.S8 Surplus Market Values. 5,628,151.17
Including commuted value of Supplementary Policy claims not heretofore included in Income
This ite mhas hitherto been included in the General Surplus.
Issued and Revived in 1908 25,169 Policies, Insuring
In force December 31, 1908 202,793 ((
Increase in insurance in force during year 11,161
P-td to and Invested for Policyholder. I- 1008 In ee of Premium. Paid by P '"-' 13r per
Ratio Kxpen-e. and T.. to Total Income. 1905, 15.4 per cent, 1006, 14.8 per cent, 1907, 14.1 per cent, 100S, 13.7 per
Thepense. Incurred In obt-lnlnfe the new Inanrance of the year nmonntcd to only 80 per cent of the amonnt 1-
loned by the new Insurance law of the State of New York. .,, .uw.,i br the
The Total Insurance Expen.e. of the Company for 1008 amounted to only 75 per cent of the amount allowed by the
new Insurance law of the State of New York. , . .4, 400
Net Rate of Intcre.t Earned on Inve.ted A..et. (Par Value). 1005, 4.61 per cent, 1006. 4.6o per cent, 1007, 4.60 per
A fuirVcport'of' thePycaCr"busln. will be mailed upon request t the Home Office or to any asrent.
p.jirnril I.. Tlobblna. John R. Hardin.
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1 11 ,i.-!,t Ord'lc PrrliiEhayMD, J. William 1-iarn,
Marcus l,.Vard, Albert B. Carlton,
John O. H. Pitney,
Thoiuaa AV. t'uuldwell.
ARNOLD S. ROTHWELL, General Agent
Failing Building, Portland, Oregon
MRS. ALEXANDER DIVORCED
Noted Gotham Woman Obtains De
cree in France.
NEW YORK, Feb. 9. A divorce to Mrs.
Henry A. Alexander, the only daughter
of the late Joseph T. Torrence, of Chi
cago, has been granted In France, accord
ing to an announcement made by J. A.
Hodge, a New York attorney. Mr. Hodge
sent out. the following statement last
"The matrimonial difficulties of Mr. and
Mrs. H. A. Alexander, formerly of this
city, have been concluded by a decree in
the court in Toulon, France, where cross
actions for divorce have been pending for
some time, which grants the petition of
Mrs. Alexander for a divorce from her
husband and dismisses the petition filed
Henry A. Alexander was formerly coun
sel to the American Embassy at Paris.
His wife left their villa at Heyres,
France, In January, 190S, complaining of
domestic troubles, and the divorce suits
Gustafson Secures Contract.
ASTORIA. Or., Feb. 9. fSpecial.) E.
Gustafson, of this city, received notice
from the War Department today that
he has been awarded the contract for
constructing six buildings at Fort
Stevens Barracks, bids on which were
opened on January 13. Mr. Gustafson's
bid was 146,600. The buildings include
four double sots of non-commissioned
officers' quarters, one double set of
firemen's quarters and one gymnasium
and bowling alley.
Today, Wednesday, is positively the
last day for discount 00 West Side gas
bills. Read "Gas Tips."
Red Cross Shoes reduced at Rosenthal's.
THIS MAN IS GRATEFUL
Restored From Misery to Happiness by Soap
WRITES OF HIS SUFFERINGS
Grants Pass Resident Describes His Own Case and Tells
of Cure That Sounds Like a Miracle
A letter was received yesterday at our Portland office, but as the man who wrote
it has not authorized use of his name we cannot mention it, but the facts in the case
can be verified by anyone calling at our office.
"I had been bothered with an eczema for years. I was also suffering with pro
truding and bleeding piles. I had tried all the remedies and been under the care
of the best doctors in the place where I lived. It was decided that nothing but the
surgeon's knife, could relieve the piles.
LOW DOWN IN HEALTH AND WEAK.
"I was then living 25 miles from the Soap Lake. I was so nm down in health
and so. weak that I decided to go to the lake and try to get myself in better shape,
that I might better stand the operation in Spokane.
FACE COVERED WITH SCABS EYES CLOSED
"When I arrived at the lake I was a sight; my face was nearly all covered with
scabs, my eyes so sore I could hardly see. I was obliged to wear a thick pad of cloth
to keep from staining my clothing from the piles.
SAVED FROM OPERATION
"Eight days after I took my first bottle I was compelled to go home on business,
and I was as free of piles arid my skin as smooth and soft as a new-born babe s.
KNOWS OF MANY CURES
"I saw all manner of skin diseases cured there. I helped to carry men and
women in there, so bad with the rheumatism, and saw them leave in a few weeks
well that I wondered why some one did not take hold of this. You will find nothing
quite so good for catarrh of the head, sore throat and all skin diseases, poison ivy
or poison oak. ' '
CURES SKIN DISEASE
"Down here poison oak is everywhere. I have cured this poison in two days
with the Lake Salts, and these salts will not injure the eyes. Poison oak always
swells the eyes shut the first thing.
NOTHING ON EARTH LIKE IT
"But these are but a few things. If I was there and had you in a corner I would
talk" Soap Lake to you, for there is nothing on earth like it."
FOR SALE AT ALL DRUGGISTS
If your druggist doesn't have Soap Lake Soap in stock, send us his name; we will
send you free sample for your courtesy, and will inform you where you can pur
chase this soap.
SOAP LAKE SALTS REMEDY GO.
Soap Lake, Wash. Seattle, Wash. Portland, Oregon.
Address Portland Office, 270 Stark Street.