16 THE MORNING OREGONIAN, WEDNESDAY. MAY 12, 1D09. AX USED BY TAYLOR City Engineer Discharges Two Street Inspectors. OHLHOFF AND MERGES GO Acceptance of Infective Cement Work Is Charge and Action Is Re sult of Much Complaint by . Property-Owners. City KiiBinoer Taylor has at last be come aroused at the numerous complaints aBainnt his ofllce and last Saturday took hla first offlclal action In an attempt to straighten up affairs by discharging August Ohlhorf and Peter Merges, in spectors of streets. The charges are that these employes accepted cement curbs and sidewalks laid on Mason street, from Maryland to Williams avenue, by the Star Sand Company, which were foind to be badly defective. Mr. Taylor- action did not become known to the public until yesterday morning, as ho apparently did not Intend to say anything about it until next Friday when the Executive Board is to meet. At that time, it is expected, ho will formally announce his action and seek confirmation of it by the Board. It is understood that Mr. Ohlhoff will appeal his case to the Civil Service Com mission, and fight for reinstatement, if the. Executive Board upholds the action of Mr. Taylor next Friday. He has engaged the services of Uwyer, John F. Logan, and Is said to be preparing to put up a battle to regain his former position. Much Criticism Made. The discharge of Mr. Ohlhoff and Mr. Merges is the result of a long campaign that has been waged against the oftlce of the City Kngineer by Mayor Lane and members of the committee on streets of the Executive Board. Severe, criticism of the acceptances of numerous streets has been made for many months, property-owners complaining that the work waa improperly done and that it should not have been accepted at all by the City Engineer's force. ' Several months ago Mayor Lane began u crusade against contractors who did poor work on streets, and demanded of the street committee that closer investiga tion and Inspection be made before im provement work should be accepted. He did this because of a large number of complaints which reached him from all portions of the city. People were bitter because they were forced to pay for street improvements which they alleged were absolutely poor in quality and work manship. The charter provides that acceptances of street improvements shall be made by the City Bngineer: by him so recom mended to the Executive Board and by the Board finally accepted and payment ordered made to the contractor by the Mayor and Auditor. This routine has long been followed and without any too much care, it is alleged by many, so that us a result, it is charged, many poor contracts were accepted. Board Took Vp Complaints. When Mayor Lane began to receive letters and complaints, he asked the street committee of the Executive Board to investigate. Chairman Isaac Swett, P. 14 Sullivan and J. A. Newell took up the matter and made personal Inspections of various streets. The results were startU ing. and justified the complaints that had been made, according to the reports of the committeemen. One of the most glaring instances of record in this connection was the hard surface, pavement laid on Killingsworth avenue, which was accepted by the in spectors, but about which there was great complaint. Personal inspection of this work was made by the Mayor and mem bers of the committee, who refused to accept it. They reported numerous bad epots in it. and demanded that these be repaired before they would recommend acceptance. This placed the City En gineer's force in -a bad light, and when they were called upon to explain, it was difficult for them to show why they ac cepted work which was later found to be defective. This was the beginning of a Jong series of personal inspections of streets by Mayor lane and the members of the committee, and many complaints were found to be well founded. Iiast week the acceptance of the mac adam Improvement on Mason street, from Maryland to "Williams avenue wa6 ques tioned by property-owners, and an in vestigation was made by direction of City Engineer Taylor. The work had been recommended for acceptance by Inspectors Ohlhoff and Merges, but Chief Deputy Engineer Hanson and an assistant made a personal Investigation and found that the sidewalks and curbs were very defective. Vpon receiving the report, Mr. Taylor discharged the Inspectors FATHER OF RUNAWAY DIES Emmelt Lee, Seattle Boy, Is Sent Back Home. Emmett Lee. of Seattle, the 13-year-old son of Andrew Lee, ran away from home "with two other boys. His father has died since ho left, and Emmett has been returned from Portland to attend the funeral, which will be held this morning. His home is at STP.i Eighth street. Seat tle. James Morrison, 15 years old. living at 710 Spring street, Seattle, and Edward Baldwin. 13 years old. living at S07 Eighth street, in the same city, were taken into custody here by Juvenile Court officers with young Lee. J. D. Martin and Ed ward Baldwin, the boys' parents, were telegraphed to. and the following answer came yesterday: Have tlegcraphed 1S. Please purchase tickets and send Kdwnrd Baldwin and Km mett l.ee to Seattle on tonight's train, care conductor. Kmmett's fath-er la dead. Fun eral tomorrow morning. Will meet them at train. Mrs. K. Lee. Chief Probation Officer Teuscher sent the two lads home last night, but is hold ing James Morrison, as he has not yet received transportation for him. HAZEL MOORE GOES HOME Hamilton's Affinity With Mother, Who Shuts Out Intruders. OAKLAND. Cal.. May 11. Hazel Moore, to whom is attributed part of the blame for the downfall of ex-Adju-tant-Oencral Ortis Hamilton, of Wash ington, accused of embezzling military funds, reached her mother's home to day. Later her mother telephoned to Chief of Police Wilson asking that he maintain a guard about their home to prevent any intrusion. LOSER SEEKS TO RECOUP A. L. Morris. Camhlrr, Sues Under State Statute. In order to recoup his losses in pleas lint llttlo games of solo and pitch. - A. L. Morris, a young man of gambling propensities and impaired nerve, brought suit in the Justice Court yesterday fore noon against W. F. Myers and George M. Howatson, who run the Edel Brau, at 210 Morrieon street. Morris alleges that they are professionals at the gentle art of separating unsophisticated ones from coin through the . medium of the gaming table. On April 12 Morris got into a little game with them, he says. They sep arated him from the astonishing sum of !. On April 19 they removed from his guileless possession the further sum of $11 -and again on April 29 he got into another game with them, only to be mulcted of $16. Morris doesn't say where he got so much money, but he does show the ef fects of sleepless nights spent in worry at his losses, for his wail in the com plaint Is long and tearful. He main tains that the two alleged sharpers are so expert in the games of pitch and solo as to leave him little chance of win ning. Further than that he avers that they are conducting a game continually, despite the claims of the administration to a closed town. Taking advantage of a state law. he asks the return of his founts multiplied by two. SHEPARD HAD TROUBLES MOST I.XTIMATE FRIEND THINKS HE IS SUICIDE. V". L. Walker Says He Knew Dead Man for Many Years and That He Brooded Over Trials. That R. F. Shepard, who was found dead in Sullivan's Gulch Tuesday, took his own life Is the belief of V. L. Wal ker, proprietor of the Sellwood Phar macy, and the dead man's most intimate friend. Mr. Walker said yesterday he is con fident that Shcpara s mind was af fected from long brooding over differ ences with his former wife and the loss of his little girl, who was taken away by the mother six or seven years ago. "When I first learned of Mr. Shepard's disappearance I made up my mind that he had either committed suicide or had gone back to his first wife," said Mr. Walker yesterday. "I have known the man for the past ten years. I met him first in Colorado Springs, where he conducted a carpet-cleaning establish ment similar to the one here. He was then married to a handsome young woman, who seemed to have the respect of every one in the community. After wards, however, she gained some noto riety tbj-ough her conduct with a mer chant there, and this worried her hus band a great deal. He often talked with me about his trouble, and fre quently asked my advice as to what he ought to do. One day we learned that he had run away with his little gTrl, then 2 years old. I did not- hear any thing about him until 1 came to Port land four years ago. I was employed at Bridal Veil and whenever I came to town would go to see him or meet him on the street. It was evident the trouble he had had with his wife still grieved him: in fact, it seemed to be constantly on his mind, for he a!vays talked of it. "He told me that after leaving Colo rado Springs he came to the Coast, first to Seattle, then to Portland, and later went to Eastern Montana. He decided to return to Portland, and at Pocatello he said he put his little girl in an empty mall bag and brought her here. On his arrival he was arrested, but hTs brother, a banker of Oklahoma City, wired him assistance. He then decided to go into business, and started the carpet-cleaning plant on Holladay avenue. He named it lone, after his little girl. "The present Mrs. Shepard told me recently that his first wife came to Portland after that and lived -with him for a short time, and that when she left she took the chilu with her. I do not know why he did not tell me this, but I presume, perhaps, he was ashamed. I have thought for a long time that he was not right mentally. He never seemed able to throw off the gloom that his troubles cast over him. He was a. very good man and I liked him and felt sorry for him. I am sat isfied that he was unbalanced. The fact that his watch was missing would not Indicate necessarily that he had been assaulted. His belongings could have been taken by any one passing that way." CONVICT WANTS EDUCATION Prisoner Advertises He Wishes Fluids for Correspondence Course. Imprisoned in the Leavenworth (Kan.) Penitentiary, where he is known simply, but effectively as No. 6077. Ernest Den more writes from his prison cell to -The Oregonian seeking to obtain funds to take a . course in a correspondence school. Obviously, he cannot attend any other kind of a school, for he has been secluded from educational facilities of all kinds for the past four years. He will be re leased, however, in January, 1910. and he wants to get-' an education against the time of his delivery from jail. A correspondence school offers the only means to Denmore of educating himself and he has inserted an advertisement in the papers asking kind-hearted people to send him money so he may obtain an education. The convict is only 21 years, by the way, but the nature of his offense is not revealed. BODY OF SUICIDE FOUND Mrs. Jennie Mayo's Remains Are Taken From River. The body of Mrs. Jennie Mayo, a do mestic, was found floating in the Willam ette River at the foot of Wood street, yesterday forenoon. It had been in the water about two weeks, and the features were barely recognizable. The woman Is presumed to have committed suicide, as she had been melancholy previous to her disappearance. She was employed as housekeeper by William Davidson, of the Pacific Coast Showcase Company. Worry over money tied up by the failure of the Oregon Trust & Savings Company seemed to have un balanced the woman's mind before she disappeared. She was 40 years old and the widow of a laborer who was killed in the San Francisco disaster. She is believed to have jumped from one of the bridges or docks into the river. GOODNESS SHOWS. The suits we sell at $15 show high quality at every point. Don't miss see ing thorn. J. L. Bowman &. Co., Fifth and Alder. LOWEST PRICED SHOES Sale on at Goddard-Kelly Shoe Co. Look nice all Summer by outfitting now. Firm Gets Xo Commission. The suit of Chapin & Herlow for J230 commission on a real estate deal was decided yesterday in favor of C. W. Pallett. the defendant. The suit was tried in Judge Cleland's department of the Circuit Court. FEW VESSELS FIXEO Exporters Seem to Await Def inite Information. EAST REPORTS SHORTAGE If Called Upon to Supply Deficiency Kast of Rockies, This Coat May Require Considerably Less Tonnage Marine News. From reports eriven out by steamship agencies it would appear that charters for the coming- grain crop have practi cally come to a standstill. Exporters evidently fear that the short Kastern crop, that would seem to be threatened, will possibly interfere with export busi ness, as was the case in handling the ltO4-1905 crop. When there Is a shortage in the East ern crop, which means all east of the Rockies, the Pacific Northwest is called upon to supply the deficiency, and nat urally .that means that less grain is available for export from this coast. It is still rather early to determine what the Eastern crop will be, but so far reports do not indicate even a nor- 8TEAMER Due Name. IN TELMGENCB. to Arrive. From. Coos Bay Date. In port Breakwater. Eureka Riverside State of Cal. . . . Geo. W. Elder. . Alliance Arpo Sue H. Elmore. Rose City Alesla Eureka San Fraucisco San Francisco San Pedro. . . . Coos Bay Til'amook Tillamook. San Francisco Hongkong. . . . In In In In port port port port 13 May May May May May 14 14 17 Scheduled to Iepart. Name. For. Iate. Breakwater... Coos Bay May 12 Riverside. . . . . .Kan Francisco May 13 Geo W. Elder. .San Pedro.... May 13 Argo Tillamook.. . .May l. Alliance Ccos Bay May l. State of Cal . . .San Francisco May 1j Sue H. Elmore. Tillamook May 17 Alesia Hongkong May - 20 Hose City San Francisco May Entered Tuesday. Lansing, Am. steamship. (Alberts), with bulk oil. from San Francisco. Asuncion, Am. steamship (.Bridg ett), with bulk oil, from San Fran cisco. Nome City, Am. steamship (Han son), with general cargo, from San. Francisco. State of California, Am. steamship (Nopander). with general cargo, from San Francisco. Cleared Tuesday. Asuncion, Am. steamship (.Bridg- ett), in ballast, for San Francisco. Daisy Freeman. Am. steamship (Johnson), in ballast, for "Willapa, "Wash. mal production. The situation is thought not yet to be alarming, but it is one of the possibilities that shippers are con sidering. With a duty of 25 cents a bushel on foreign grain, it bars impor tation to any great extent, and conse quently this part of the country would be called upon to make up the shortage. The result seems to be that shippers fear such a condition and are holding back the fixing of vessels until more definite information from the East is ob tained. " BOTH SIDES TO GET TOGETHER Xot Wltli Each Other, Though, but Each by Its Wild Ixne. Republicans and Iemocrats will get together tonight but not with each oth er. The Republican Club is going to have a ratification meeing. The Demo cratic County Central Committee is going to hold the same thing, and at the same time will discuss plans for the Munly campaign. In the A. O. U. "W. Hall in the Selling Hirsch building the Republican Club will meet at S o'clock. All the nominees are invited to attend, and such as re spond will be called upon to speechify. There is no formal programme, the pur pose of the meeting being a general getting together of Republicans to dis cuss how it happened and what's com ing next. M. C. George will preside. Several hundred invitations have been sent out by Secretary Ixtckwood. The Democratic assemblage will occur at the office of George H. Thomas, in the Ainsworth building, the hour being 8 o'clock. It is intimated that the subject of blanket franchises may come up and that it may be decided to capi talize that subject Dor political pur poses. There is no definite programme, however, except to hurrah for Munly and discuss ways and means for effect ing his election in June. AVILIj COLLECT VALUABLE DATA Weather Bureau Official Goes to Es tablish New Stations. TV. B. Fuller, first assistant in the local "Weather Bureau, left yesterday to estab lish new mountain snowfall stations, where records are to be kept regarding precipitation at the heads of small streams in all parts of the state. Under recommendation of President Roosevelt, after the conference of the Governors of the states of the Union, held a year ago at Washington, the Weather Bureau, Geological Survey, Reclamation Service and, the Bureau' of Indian Affairs formed a working agreement to obtain this and other information regarding the undevel oped resources of the country, especially in this Western country. Th'e Weather Bureau has already es tablished 42 stations of this class in this state. Mr. Beals said yesterday that the department is desirous to have persons living at the head of small streams, at points where no reports are now fur nished, communicate with his office with reference to co-operating with the Bu reau. Reports, when made in accordance with regulations, are paid for by the Government, and the only essentials are accuracy and promptness. OLD LINER RETURNS TO RUN State of California Again In San Francisco Service. Captain Nopander. former master of the Senator, with most of the crew of that vessel, brought in the steamship State of California yesterday morning from San Francisco. The State is to re main on the run until the Kansas City arrives from the Atlantic The State was formerly in the Portland -San Francisco service, but was transferred about a year ago. There is a strong probability that the State of California may remain on the run, even after the Kansas City arrives, for the reason that the traffic, both in freight and passengers, is increasing rapidly, and three vessels would have plenty to do in keeping the docks cleared. The State brought up 276 passengers and about 1000 tons of cargo. She en countered head winds and heavy swells and did not equal some of the trips, as regards speed, that marked her record in former years. Majestic Recovers Cargo. After tipping overboard her .deck load of lumber at bt. Helens a few days ago, the steam schooner Majestic succeeded in picking up most of it and sailed yesterday from Goble for San Pedro. While moored at St. Helens the deckload dropped over one side and then the other and nat on the port side floated down stream and was not recovered until it had reached Goble. The Majestic has a capacity of about 900,000 feet, but left down with a cargo somewhat under her capacity. Taconia Shipping News. TACOMA,- May 11. British steamer Kumeric arrived in port today from the Orient after a smart passage of 15 days. She brought S(f00 bales of hemp, 500 bales of gunnies. 5000 sacks of rice, and other general freight. Alaska-Pacific steamer Buckman re turned to port today for additional cargo. She shifted to Seattle this evening. Schooner Endeavor Is due to load lum ber for San Pedro. Raymond Marine News. RAYMOND, Wash., May 11. (Special.) The Quinault arrived in yesterday from San Francisco, and is loading at the Quinault Lumber Company for San Pedro. The Cascade arrived Sunday and is loading at the Willapa Company for San Pedro. The Jane L. Stanford, a barkentine of 1,200.000 feet capacity, is loading at the 'Willapa for Valparaiso. The Willapa is loading at the Raymond Lumber Company for San Francisco. Marine Notes. Leaving down at 3 P. M. yesterday, the Daisy Freeman will go to Willapa, Wash., to load lumber. The tank steamer Lansing brought up 35,000 barrels of crude oil for the Union Oil Company and the Asuncion 21.000 for the Standard. The oil carrier Asuncion, Captain Brldgett, sailed last night at midnight in ballast for San Francisco. With a cargo of 3000 barrels of ce ment, consigned to Taylor, Young & Co., the Casco sailed from San Fran cisco Sunday night for Portland. She is due to arrive tomorrow. Alterations are to be made in the tug George E- Washtenah to provide accommodations for 25 passengers. The Washtenah will be on the run from, Portland to Nehalem and Tillamook. Custom House records show an Im portation of 33.000 pounds of gum chicle this week and another of like amount early in March. This is the raw material from which chewing gum is manufactured and comes here from Toronto. Canada. On account of the low stage of water, the launching of two artillery boats at the Willamette Iron Works has been postponed until a later date. It had been thought that the boats would take the water next Saturday, but W. H. Corbett, the president of the com-' pany, has decided to wait for more wa ter before launching. Arrivals and Departures. PORTLAND, May 11. Arrived State of California, from Sun Francisco. Sailed Asuncion, for San Francisco : Daisy Free man, for "Willapa. Astoria, Or., May 11. Condition at 'the mouth of the river at s P. M.. smooth ; wind, northwest, 20 miles; weather, cloudy. Arrived at 4:30 and left up at 6 A. M. Steamer Geo. W. Elder, from San Pedro and way ports. Arrived at 5 and left up at fi A. M. Steamer F. S. Loop, from San FranclBL-o. Sailed at 5:40 A. M. Steairjer Roma, for Port Harford. Arrived down at 5 and sailed at 10:50 A. M. Steamer El more, lor Tillamook. San Francisco, May 11. Arrived at 7 A. M. Steamer Johan Poulsen, from Portland. Arrived at 9 A. M. Steamer South Bay, from Columbia River. Arrived at 11 last night Steamer Yosemtte. from Columbia River. Arrived at 3 P. M. Steamer North land, from Portland. Victoria, May 11. Arrived yesterday British steamer Clan Macfarlane, from Port land, for Hhanghal. San Francisco. May 11. Arrived Steam ers Johan Poulsen and Northland, from As toria: South Ray, from Columbi. River; Nann Smith, from Cock Ray; Alameda, from Hono lulu. Sailed Steamers Claremont, for Port land; City of Puebla, for Victoria; Svea, for Grays Harbor; Shoshone, for Astoria. Tides at Astoria Wednesday. High. 1 Low. B:2S A. M 7.5 feet!l2:S0 P. M 0.5 feet 7:20 P- M 7.0 feet! K nut son Appeals His Case. Theodore Knuteon has appealed his suit against Constable Lou Wagner and John Wood from the Justice Court to the Cir cuit Court. Wagner attached Knurtson's stove, kitchen utensils and other furni ture and Knutson alleges that the Con stable has converted them to his own use. He demands $100 damage. C. Gee Wo THE CHINESE DOCTOR This creat Chines doctor Is well known throughout tb Northwest becaus of his wonderful and marvelous cures, ana is toaay nr .33 aided by all his patients as us greatest of his kind. He treats any and all diseases with powerful Chines roots, herbs and barks that ara entirely unknown to the medical science of this country. With these harmless remedies he guarantees to cure catarrh, asthma. Inns; troubles, rheumatism, nerroaaness, stomach, liver and kidney troubles, also private diseases of men and women. CONSULTATION FBF.K, Patients outside of city write for blanks and circulars. Inclose 4c stamp. The C. Gee Wo Medicine Co. 162 First St., Near Morrison. Portland, Or. CHICHESTER'S PILLSj W . . T II K DIAMOND BEAM). ! olaer. JtSrjT or roup Imrc1rit- AskforCailX&.TERffi DIAMOND BRAND PILLS, for Sat ymn known as Beat, Safest, Always Rdiab Is SOLO BY DRUGGISTS EVERYWHERE INJECTION BROU Gives Prompt mad Eflectoal Relief without inconvenience, in tne HI MOST OBSTINATE CASES 1 ;E ; No otbr treatment required. fr. "?MJ ST MJL DRUGGISTS -. . -. - n m ibuuti nmt mi m i i i U 1 1 1 1 1 1 ruiUIt U 1 1 IlIHin tUltUdt Uwi Ladles I AmU yomr uracgiit tor i Chl-cfcM-ter'S UlMHdBrMdAl 1MIU in Red and ttold rr rti lie VU boxes, sealed with Bluo Ribbon. Vi Take i BIG GAIN IN SCHOOLS ATTENDANCE SHOWS J 3 65 IN CREASE OVER 1908. Enrollment in Both High and Gram mar Grades Is Larger and New Buildings Required. There has been a decided gain in at tendance at tne Portland public schools for 3909 over 1908, as shown by a com parative list of the various schools. The total number of pupils in attendance during April of last year was 21,827 and for the same period this year 23,192, a difference in favor of 1909 of 1363.. In the elementary or grade schools there was an attendance last year of 20.O47 and this year there are 21.268. a difference of 1221 in favor of 1909. In 1908 there were in attendance at the two High Schools 1780 pupils, and in 1909 there are 2125, or 345 more this year than last. A number of new buildings have been completed or partially completed and pu pils have been distributed from the va rious schools to duty in the new ones. In spite of the fact that the Board of Education is constantly increasing the capacity in the grade and High Schools, every building is crowded and there is need of additional room. The attendance at the schools, as shown by comparative statements for 1908 and 1909, is as follows: School. 1808. 1909. Ainsworth 141 127 Arleta 74tf 41 Aiblna. Homestead ... -11 Atkinson 532 Brooklyn 47 471 Center Addition ('. 7S Chapman ''' 671 Clinton Kelly B.Tt- 5! Couch ,3VJ 74S Creston 217 Davis 110 12" East Twenty-eighth Street.. ,".lt ... Falling 7H4 7-" Fernwood 14 lO Fulton Park fill .8." Glencoe 245 2."rt Hawthorne 701 6H9 Washington High 863 1,153 Jefferson High Ul l,inco!n High 915 85U Highland 91S 901 Holman 327 340 Holladay 71.) 790 Irvington lOO 473 Kerns 223 Ladd 538 1,058 tents : 400 572 Llewellyn 90 147 Marquam 14 1 Montavilla ; '. . 4S0 or Mt. Tabor 310 301 North Central 689 535 Orkley Green 432 505 Peninsula 142 211 Portsmouth 507 545 Richmond 141 Rose city Park 11 21 Sellwood 75.1 717 Shaver 4P5 570 Shattuck 507 406 South Mount Tabor 1H 128 Stephens 040 658 Sunnyslde 812 902 Terwllllger 134 160 Thompson 828 881 Trades fc . 12 Vernon ..... 395 432 Williams-Avenue 621 628 Wood lawn 538 498 Woodstock 235 232 Elementary grades 20,047 21.26S Elementary High 21.S2T 23.1i Night ; 1.083 72f' New schools. THE SOCIALISTIC STATE A "15 Yearling" IoctrInaire Gives Reasons for His Beliefs. BERKELEY. Gal., May 8- (To the Edi tor. ) As a, 15-yea.rling Socialist and a, working man, I have found much of inter est in an editorial In The Oregonian of May 4- The Oregonian has eald things that were good and necessary in regard to a certain rabid and unsocial element that afflicts the Socialist movement In its pres ent stage. But I am bound to take issue squarely upon one 'definite declaration made: "Property is too widely distributed in our country to allow of the main scheme of Socialism to flourish greatly ; for So cialism la negation of property rights." Nothing could be farther from the truth than these last six words. Any citizen who will Judicially study the general theory of the national ownership and operation of land and capital for the public use, which is all there is to Socialism, will recognize with very little trouble that the Socialist state may become, above all other states that- have preceded it, the final and com plete affirmation of private property' rights for those that shall be directly concerned In the earning of It. The competitive system has always militated against the acquisition of private property by those morally en titled to it. The Socialist, properly under stood, represents the law of individual lib erty, even as he does the most thorough going Republicanism. Our common mistake has been to judge of Socialism by those who assert they are its professors. Instead of examining the broad idea itself, and work out its con tents according to our individual Intelli gence and foresight. No honest man can defend the competitive system. Based on the anarchistic principle, it has been not only a periodic, but a daily failure, as far back as history gives any record. If the best statesmanship shall furnish a system that Is more eminently Just and ra tional, and more thoroughly in accord with I . treatment and cure of diseases of the delicate and sensitive centers, and it is here that I feel absolutely at home. When I have accepted your case for treatment you may look forward to a complete cure, and with the very first treatment the curing will begin. This is pretty definite talk upon what is commonly regarded as an uncertain and speculative matter. But I am in a position to speak positively. With me the cure of men's diseases is not uncertain or speculative at all. si have treated so many cases that I know just what I can do and what I cannot do, and I never promise to attempt too much. I accept no case in which I have doubt as to my ability to cure, and results are always equal to the claims I make. " My charges are lower and my services better than any physician on the Coast, and we have been estab lished in Portland without change of address 26 years longer than any other. I furnish best bank and per sonal references and leave the payment end of it in your own bands. Is that fair enough T PAY FEE AFTER THE CURE IS COMPLETED If I cannot cure you I will candidly tell you so. If vou are suffering from any derangement or weak ness of the pelvic vital system. I want you to Investi gate my system of treatment and success In curing .these diseases with as much care as you would In the purchase of real estate. I will answer any question you may wish, to ask. and will gladly refer you to reliable business fhen whom I have cured cured to stay cured forever. Varicose Veins, Hydrocele, Vital Weakness, Blood , HOIHS A. M. TO 8 P. M., AND SUNDAYS FROM 10 TO 12. ' ST. L0DIS MEDICAL AND SURGICAL DISPENSARY , CORNER SECOND AND YAMHILL, PORTLAND, OREGON. Alcohol Ask your doctor if a family medicine, like Ayer's Sarsaparilla, is not vastly " better without alcohol than with it . AjyefsSarsaparilla NON-ALCOHOLIC A Strong Tonic -A Body Builder -A Blood Purifier -A Great Alterative A Doctor's Medicine -Ayer's Sarsaparilla We have no secrets I the formulas of j. C. AYER CO., Manufacturing Chemists, Lowell, Mass. the needs of. poo- human nature as it is. than Socialism then let us have it. The world is waiting. Our elected workmen at Washington, IX C, are very busy trying to produce an even social balance by switching around the ngureB on that most monstrous and irrational of all political contrivances, the tariff machine, that never yet adjusted an interest as against another, and never will, without wrong to one or both, and a vit loss to the Nation. ARTHUR GEORGE. . - ' WILL ALTER COURTROOM Inspector Will Visit Portland Feder al Building Today. Herbert Huntingdon, Superintendent of Construction of United States Public Buildings, is expected to arrive in Port land today from Tacoma to confer with Postmaster Young regarding- changes to be made in the Federal building, due to the necessity of providing quarters for Judge Bean. It is proposed to take one room from each of the suites now occu pied by Judges Wolverton and Hunt for this purpose. These rooms are on the second floor on the south side of the building. It is also planned to make some changes in the location of various de partments on the third floor. It Is like ly that the grand jury will be moved to the room at the southwest corner of the buflding. This is advisable because the noise of traffic on the Morrison street side interferes seriously with the work of the jury. It is probable that other changes will be made when Mr. Hunt ington arrives. It is not known when Judge Bean's chambers will be ready, but every effort Is to be made to ex pedite the matter. Iog&er Sues for $50 0 0. Hans Jorgensen's leg was broken in four places as the result of an accident while he was at work for the Chapman Timber Company near Scappoose. He and aspirations of the mother bending over the cradle. The ordeal through which the expectant mother must pass, however, is so full of danger and suffering that she looks forward to the hour when she shall feel the exquisite thrill of motherhood with indescribable dread and fear. Every woman should know that the danger, pain and horror of child-birth can be entirely avoided by the use of Mother's Friend, a scientific liniment for external use only, which toughens and renders pliable all the parts, and assists nature in its sublime work. By its aid thousands or women have passed this great crisis in perfect safety and with out nain Bold at $1.00 per Wtle OUI pain. by draggist,. our book of priceless value to all women sent free. Address: BRAD FIELD REGULATOR CO. Atlanta, Ga. SPECIAL "There is no man so old that he may not live another year, and none so young that he may not die today." I call attention to this previously printed statement because so many men mistakenly think they may as well be "Oslerized" so far as certain physical conditions are concerned, and when I say live another year, or several years as to that matter, I do not mean to simply draw breath and exist, I mean full enjoyment of everything ' that robust health implies. Specializing makes things possible that would be otherwise impossible. If you were to go into the sales department of a large store the manager might not be able to tell you all about carburetters and how to regulate the gasoline feed or about advancing and retarding the spark. That would be the business of an automobile dealer, who would necessarily be a specialist on automobiles. If one of your children were sick with diphtheria, scarlet fever or menengitis you would want a special ist in diseases of children whom you knew to be proficient in this line of practice. It would also be the poorest kind of judgment to ask an eye and ear specialist to till your teeth or amputate a limb. I certainly would not feel at home in certain lines of practice outside of MY SPECIALTY fip!inco m v wh.nlp. timp nnd st.ndv Without Alcohol Without Alcohol Without Alcohol Without Alcohol Without Alcohol Without Alcohol We publish all our medicines. brought a $5000 damage euit in the Cir cuit Court yesterday. He says he was helping to load a heavy log last Sep tember when the haul-back line was allowed to become loose and entangled about the timber in such a way thai when the log was moved by the decking machine Jorgensen was caught and . thrown over an embankment. MRS. PLUNEY BREAKS LEG Oldest Oregon Pioneer In Hospital, Suffering From Accident. Mrs. George Pluney, the oldest pioneer living in Oregon, is a patient in the Good Samaritan Hospital with a broken leg as the result of an accident May S at the Patten Home for the Aged, where she is spending her declining years. Mrs. Pluney slipped accidentally and fell to the floor, fracturing the bones in her leg between the ankle and the knee. As she is 78 years of age it is thought some difficulty may be encountered in uniting the broken bones, and the aged pioneer may be a cripple. Mrs. Pluney is well known to all the old-timers in the state. Her father. Charles McKey, a famous Canadian frontiersman, brought the first 36 faTrhl lies sent to the Oregon country by the Hudson's Bay Company. Their path across the continent blazed the way through virgin forest and dell. The party arrived in Nesqually, Wash., in 1841, coming to Portland a short time afterwards. Ever since this date she has been a resident of the city of Port land. Her first husband, Judge Thomas H. Smith, was the- first postmaster in Portland and was also the clerk to the first Governor of Oregon. SHOES ALLCAN AFFORD A shabby shoe ruins a nobby outfit; at Goddard-Kelly Shoe Co. prices are way ,dowrt sale on. 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