Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, January 27, 1911, Page 3, Image 3

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He Would Annul Restrictions
on Coolies Entering the
United States.
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Asrcrmrnt May fU- Submitted This
fer.lon. but Pacific Coat Sena
tor Are Ukely to IrTcnt
Katiricmtlon by Talk.
elal. Information haa bm obtained by I
the New York Time correspondent
from various thoroughly trustworthy ,
oun-M lo the effect that this Govern
roent has determined to give the Oor- t
ernment of Japan a striking proof or Its
cordiality and good will by taking up
for Immediate action the matter of negotiating-
a new treaty to replace the
treaty of commerce and navigation now
In f.rce between the two countries,
vhirh would expire by limitation on
July 17. 112.
It la furthermore the derision of the
Government to wtj-Id to the request of
Japan that tha puracrnph of article 3
of tha existing treaty whlrh specifically
exempts from tha stipulations of tha
treaty "the laws, ordinance and regu
lations with regard to trade, tha Immi
gration of laborers, police, and public
rurlty which are In force or which mny
hereafter be enacted In either of the
l countries." .hall not appear In tha
new treaty.
On both these points the present at
titude of the American Government i
Rot only strongly conciliatory to Japan,
but It Is a reversal of the attitude that
has been maintained up to within a com
paratively short time. The preliminary
exrhapse of views has been going on for
some little time, and It is the hope of
both liovemments to have the matter
concluded In time for action by tha Sen
ate at this session.
In view, however, of the concession
to Japan In regard to tha elimination of
the provision regarding the immigration
of laborers. It Is problematical whether
such a treaty can be ratified by the
tenate at this session.
Such a concession t to Japan by the
Government Is certain to encounter de
rided opposition on the part of the
Senators from the Pacific Coast and.
while they might not be able to muster
tha votea necessary to prevent ratifica
tion, they could easily prevent the
matter from coming to a vote at all
by Insisting; on their right to discuss
It at length.
Oddfellows at The Dalles Honored
With Perorations.
THE DALLES. Or.. Jan. . (Spe
cial.) Fourteen members of Columbia
Lodge of Odd Fellows received tha vet
erans' Jewel at the lodge meeting; last
night. Dr. O. I. Doane had received
the decoration In 103. The follow Imr
received the honor: tlx-Oovernor
Moody. Salem. February 11. 18S7: Rich
ard Graham. Los Angeles. April 14.
ls4: Georae Koch. The Dalles. Novem
ber 1. !: H. T. Blakrney. Baker
fity. September 4. 14S. I. C. Nlckelsen.
The Ialles. February 4. 1ST0; I. J. Nor
man, l'rew. or.. March 14. 1172; Wil
liam 8. Worseley. Srenson, r.. Feb
ruary 12. 174: H. O. Nielsen. The DsJlrs.
Icember . 1 T 4 : Morris Wise. Port
land. May !:": Hrrv Clough. The
lls. January Zi, 17; Emanuel Beck.
Portland. May I. !:; J. V. Thomas,
oxwrgo. or.. October 17. 14; Ben
Vlaumauer. Portland. October 54. 18S4;
r. J. Crandall. Tha Dalles. October 14.
ms. ,
About 125 were present at the ses
sion. This lodge is the oldest secret
arder In the city, having been organ
ised November I. lii. Tha veterans'
lewel is presented to those who have
been members of the order 23 years
or more.
Hanker Opxcs Federal Ilcgtilatlon
of Railroad Scour Hies.
CHICAGO. Jan. K. A protest against
what he called 'government Interference
In the cartlalisatln of railroads" was
made by "hrles Dawe. president of the
Central Trust Company of Illinois, n
the hearing today before the Railroad
sw-urltles Commission.
Mr. Iawes said that while he favored
Government regulation of general util
ity corporations, be opposed a control
that would discourage development.
That restricting dividends resulted n
Impaired service to the public, he said,
bad been shown In Massachusetts; In
that state, he' asserted, the gas compa
nies had not ahown the progress made
by companies la other states. The same
lack of progress would result to railroads
If Congress) attempted to control their
dividends. In the opinion of the witness.
As to rate-making, he said, since one
railroad alone had numerous kinds of
rates, be did not see how any one body
was going to tlx all tha rates of all railroads.
Reno Judge Hold Six Month Resi
dence Most Be Gennlne.
RENO. Nev. Jan. :. In granting tha
motion for nonsuit for want of jurisdic
tion In the case of Sarah Catherine
Ford, of Morrlstown. N. J-. against Mil
ton Ford, her husband. In an action for
divorce on the ground of desertion.
Judge John 8. Orr. of the District
Court, yesterday drew more sharply
than ever before tha lines which mark
what constitutes a residence for the di
vorce courts. Judge Orr In his decision
states that the plaintiff left New York
and on her arrival here decided to file
a complaint asking for divorce, that she
acquired no property and lived In an
anartment-house. It states that the
Plaintiff has a home In Morrlstown. X
J. tt.e filed the complaint six months
and six days after her arrival In Reno,
Seagulls Killed; Man Fined.
HOQl'IAM. Wash.. Jan. Is. (Spe
cial.) Mose Freeland was fined S3 and
costs In police Judge Philbrick's Court
today for killing two seagulls. Free
land MM the gulls Invaded bis chicken
yard and ate up the chicken food.
Man Named for Montesano Office.
ington. Jan. 3. Representative McCre
die tojay recommended the reappoint
ment of Fremont A. Furr as postmaster
at Montesano. Wash.
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Passengers Remain Calm as
Crew Fights Flames in
Steamer's Hold.
Countess de Beaufort Prefers
Pain to Lameness.
limb Broken Refor Separation
From Count Roes "ot Knit Well
and She Calls on Snrgeons
to Po Job Again.
rnurr.n Jan. SS. (Special.) Countess
Irma Kllgallen Jacques Alexander Von
Murtk de Beaufort returned to w. uim a
Hospital today and It la reported that
her leg. which was fractured in a mys
...i..... ... m n - i.utf hefore her separa
tion from her titled husband, was to be
broken again by surgeons and reset. The
report of a relapse waa oemcu -
Tiie second trip of the Coiintesei to the
. .ii.l n - - .hrnurierl with SS HlUch
mj.ltry ax waa the flriK. S5e rode to
the hospital " automobile with
v ..... i tt Vilirxllen. the wealthy
Meel magnate. Attendants at the hos
pital admitted tnat sne wms a
but retuaea to 7 --
necesaary for her to go there. .
. . -. i t -ih rnnrt that the
nrn o"'
Countes leg had not been set properly
the first time. I've nw"
were evasn-e. They finally denied the
. ,.
Acconllng to tne story in """""'
. . .... vmiiim. rt!vflvrd that sr.e
wax lame as a result of the Imperfect
knitting of the ooneei in m. o...
. .i... t lme for life, she de-
cided to undergo the pain of bavlnf the
leg broken anq reset.
I Continued from First Pag..)
understood-! tohavo the approval of the
President, while others favored the
DalxeU bill. DalielU being the ranking
member of the ways and means com
mittee, secured the adoption of bis bill
by the committee, but tha influence of
the President secured the Insertion In it
of evveral of the most Important features
of the Longworth bllL
Thera la no certainty that a majority
of the House of Representatives will vote
for a tariff commission bl!L Certain It
Is that there will be a fight on tha floor,
but even more certain that there will be
a much more bitter fight when the bill
goes before the Senate. In fact. If the
bill Is passed by the Houoe. It probably
can not pass the Senate In the short
session, because certain Democratic Sen
ators will Institute a filibuster, and only
a very weak filibuster can prevent a
vote being taken this session. t
In all probability the most that can be
hoped for at the present session la an
appropriation of eX.0. which. It Is esti
mated, will keep the present tariff board
at work for the next two years. The
Republican leaders think they can pass
.i. i .nnrnriitlon. but down In their
hearts they know full well they can not
pui a tariff commission oiu-
Subsidy Bill Seems Doomed.
The President has not made as strong
a fight for the ship subsidy bill as for
the tariff commission, but he has had a
number of conferences with leading Re
publicans of the Senate and House, and
on his suggestion the Gallinger and
Humphrey bills have been modified in
scope. In the hope of reducing objection
and opening the way for favorable ac
tion. The fate that awaits this meas
ure, even In Its modified form, is a
question for speculation. There are
votes enough to pass a subsidy bill
through the Senate. If the bill can be
brought to a vote, but already there has
been considerable filibustering, and. If
this fight Is continued. It may be found
necessary to abandon the subsidy bill
for tha present. Abandonment now
mesne lsying the bill aside until the
Republicans again have full control of
the entire Congress and the Presidency.
There la considerable doubt whether a
majority of the House of Representa
tives, as it Is now constituted, would
vote for even the modified Humphrey
bllL The fear of subsidy advocates Is
that the DemccraU and Insurgents will
again combine on this measure and. if
they do, the bill is dead. There has
be-n no teft vote, but the Indications
are that the bill has a very slender
chance of passing the House, even
though It may get through the Senate.
The great diversity of opinion on the
question, of conservation threatens t'
block all legislation looking to opening
up the vast resources of tho West that
sre now tied up In withdrawals. The
President Is anxious that Congress sharll
provide some means whereby the pub
lic coal lands may be developed on a
fair and reasonable basis; he would like
to see the question of water power con
trol and development settled by Con
gress, so that the power sites now with
held from development may be openod
to proper use. The phosphate, oil and
other valuable public lands, thst are to
day withheld from entry, he would have
opened up on some reasonable plan. x--It
la realized that such an Intricate prob
lem can hardly be disposed of by Con
gress In the brief time that will re
main after the appropriation bills and
other privileged measures are out -or the
way. It is almost a sure prediction that
all conservation legislation of import
ance will have to go over to the next
Congress. Including the bills providing
for opening to development the vast
coal fields of Alaska.
There are two bills pending affecting
the West which stand a good chance of
passing If the House rules csn be con
strued so aa to allow their considera
tion; one the Warren bill authorizing
the Reclamation Service to sell surplus
water from Its reservoirs and canals,
and the other the Mondell bill, intro
duced at tha request of the President,
permitting appeals to the Supreme
Court of the District of Columbia from
decisions of the Interior Department,
and also authorizing the-transfer of tha
Cunningham coal land cases directly to
the court for decision.
The report of the Board of Army En
gineers shows clearly that the Govern
ment, for years to come, will be unable
to build extensions to many of the big
Irrigation projects begun by the Recla
mation Sen-Ice. Tet the Government
will have sufficient storage to supply the
surplus lands, and could sell this surplus
water to Irrigation districts ,or other
private concerns, so that they could
build distributing systems snd bring the
additional lands under Irrigation. But
this can not be done unless the War
ren bill passes the House. There are
several hundred thousand acres of land
In the West that can be Irrigated if
this law passes.
Desperate Battle AVlth Blaze Con
tinues While Children Slumber
In Bunks Flreboats Complete
Subjection of Flame.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 16. (Special.)
With her bow far down In the water
and her engines working under very
slowly, the Pacific Coast Steamship
Company's steamer Queen arrived in
port shortly before 3 o'clock this morn
ing, after narrowly escaping destruction
by fire at sea. . .
Lining her rails and crowding her
decks were 97 passengers. Including
many women and children. who nad
passed through the trying ordeal of
fire nt sea. and yet maintained an Indif
ferent air toward disaster. Passengers
dined unconcernedly, while an Im
promptu concert was given In the sa-
in' V i.i.
In the hold, with faces streaked with
soot and drenched to the skin with
water, the members of the crew of the
Queen, headed by Captain George Zeli,
fought desperately to extinguish the tire,
or at least keep it under control until
tHe fire boats came to their rescue.
Fireboats Swamp Blaze.
After the fire tug David Scannell had
come alonnslde. the men left off work
ing and a stream of water from the tugs
battery subdued the flames. Then the
crew turned attention to the passengers
and saw to It that they were bundled
overboard Into launches and sareiy
transferred to the shoe.
The Queen proceeded up the bay to
Mission mudflats, where she remained
flooded throughout the day. After the
survey by the underwriters a tug with
a pumping outfit was put to work tt
reducing the 18 feet of water In the
steamer's forward hold.
From a preliminary survey It has been
ascertained that the Interior woodwork
In the forward part of the ship has
been, burned and a larger part of tha
cargo. No estimate of the damage was
given by tho steamship officials.
Crew Fights Fire Desperately.
It was 5:15 when the fire alarm
called the members of the crew and the
officers to their stations. The officers
gave their attention to the passengers
and went about assuring them that there
was no danger, and calling upon them
to preserve order.
The only way to reach between decks
was through the forward hatch and. aa
the way was blocked yith a large ship
ment of perishable goods, It was neces
r, the seamen to discharge this
part of the cargo over the side.
When a way was cleared. Captain Zen,
with a towel bound about his head, de
scended with the rest of the ship's com
pany and personally directed the work
of fighting the blaze. For two hours
the men worked in the stifling heat and
smoke-filled atmosphere, some of them
toppling over and being obliged to seek
the open air. When the Norwood and
President arrived on the scene in -response
to the calls of the United Wire
less operator, George L. Hayea, the fire
was burning briskly and It was feared
that the fire-fighters would not tet It
under control.
Women Cool Amid Danger.
rr' , n naBMnirrii nhowd great
presence of mind and coolness, the men
of the Queen testify, and many retired
for the night while the fire. was burn
ing. An Instance is cited of Mrs. J.
Farquharson. who had Inquired as to
the safety of those on board and then
tucked her little children In their bunks
for the night.
Upon the arrival of the Queen four
members of the crew were taken ashore
for treatment at the Harbor Hospital.
They were overcome by smoke, but suf
fered no serious effects from it,
mayorIoffer gash
delay , in letting the contract, it Is
planned to extend thls'time. The Union
Bridge Company Is th lowest, uiuu,
according; to the tabulated figures pre
pared by the engineers after the bids
were opened, but it has since been as
serted that an error was made, and
that this company is not entitled to the
Court Sustains "Reasonable Judg
ment" of Railway Comxnislon.
SALEM. Or., Jan. 26. (Special. )
Judge Galloway, of the Mnrlon County
Circuit Court, today sustained ' the rul
ing of the Railroad Commission of Ore
gon in the case of John Botcher vs. the
Southern Pacific, in which the commission-ordered
the Southern Pacific to
construct a siding at Edenbower of suf
ficient size to accommodate three freight
Botcher and others living at Eden
bower complRined that they wese com
pelled to haul their produce over a dif
ficult roiid to Roseb'urg. two and a half
miles. Their petition was granted, and
the railroad appealed.
Judge Galloway held that it Is not the
province of the court to substitute its
own Judgment for that of the railway
commission, and that the order of the
commission must be sustained, if reas
onable men might differ as to the evi
dence before the commission or as to
! its effect. He also held that the com
mission act is broad enough to cover
orders for the installation or laciiiuaa
without violating the constitution.
Charles Adklns, or W ilson, Or., Adds
to HIsTelt Collection.
WILSON. Or., Jan. 16. (Special.)
Charles Adklns, the "cougar man" of
this section of the country, has succeed
ed in adding another cougar pelt nine
feet 'long to his collection.
He saw the cougars' tracks in the
road and calling his hounds started In
hot pursuit. After a short run the
cougar was treed and Adklns shot It
Every Winter when the snow falls in
the mountains the cougars come down
into the bottoms and along the rivers In
quest of ealmon. which is plentiful as
well as easy to .get at that time of year.
This Is the fourteenth cougar that Ad
klns has killed within the last four
Local residents fear that If something
Is not done in the near future to ex
terminate them, it will be only a few
years till the deer will be a thing of
the past. It is asserted that if the state
would pay a bounty of $25 or $50 for
each cougar killed it would be but a
short time until the animals were ex
New Facilities Furnished by Safe
' Arrival at The Dalles.
THE DALLES, Or., Jan. 26. (Spe
cial.) The State Portage Road wharf
boat was towed up the river from Port
land last night and today reached a
safe harbor at the Portage Road dock
at the foot of Washington street. The
i . WAa ki, v t ,,n hv the steamers
. -r.. i ti' ....-tv. nf thA TTosford
I VVttlWU H11U
I fleet. The wharf boat Is substantially
l.,ii a ho. n lpncth of 120 feet, a
beam of 32 feet and a depth of 6 feet.
TT.ti i.nt.r Washineton street
from First north to the river bank has
been unimproved, but a substantial roau-
way of stone ana Dronen rom no.
keen hnllt down to the inclines and
dock of the Portage Road.
There are only luu teet more m
to be laid at Seuferfs to finish the ex
tension from Big Eddy to The Dalles,
although between The Dalles and Celllo
nA r.. mi fnr thA rnnH is being pre
pared and at Big Eddy the Portage
Road Is running over suuu ieei m mo
old O. R. & N. grade.
Tailored Suits
Clearance $10
Clearance $9.85
Silk Petticoats
Clearance $3.65
Owners Object to Liability Law and
Closing of Street.
MARSH FIELD, Or.. Jan. 26. (Spe
cial.) The Llbby coal mine, three miles
from Marshfleld and owned by the Ore
gon Coal tt Navigation Company, haa
been closed, after having been operated
more than 50 years. It was In' former
years one of the big sources of employ
ment In this .locality.. The mine Is not
worked out. - Patrick Hennessey, local
representative of the company, said to
day that the new employers' liability law
waa one of the several reasons why tho
mine was closed.
The company also operates tha
steamer M. F. Plant, plying between
Coos Bay and San Francisco, and Mr.
Hennessey said that It had not been
decided whether the Plant would con
tinue on tha run.
The company last year built a $10,000
warehouse and dock at the extreme
north end of Front street. For some
months past a part of Front street which
was not Improved was closed by the
city. This action. Mr. Hennessey added,
was detrimental to the business of the
steamer Plant and was another reason
why the company decided to shut down
the mine.
All of the company's property. In
cluding the steamer, the coal mine and
about 3000 acres of land adjoining
Marshfleld. Is for sale.
Beach Resort Needs Watchman, De
clares Portland Man.
v SEASIDE. Or.. Jan. 26. (Special.)
Two beach cottages here have been en
tered this. week. That of Mr. Bartob
was entered through a rear window.
Nothing wss taken, but . there was a
trail of burned matches and of candle
drippings throughout the cottage.
The basement of the cottage of Mr.
Kennedy waa entered, but entrance was
not gained to the upstairs, as the door
leading to- the basement was locked.
Bartch said he wished all Portland
property owners wonld agree to con
tribute tl a month to employ a watch
man. ....
Condemnation of Property Needed
for Bridge to Follow If Mr.
O'Brien. Refuses.
Mavor Simon will today call upon J.
P. O'Brien, manager of the Harrlman
lines in Oregon, and make cash offers
for the various pieces of property
which the city desires to secure from
the O.-W. R. & N. Company, including
. . n.nA-sarv for annroaches to
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the Broadway bridge, sixty-five acres in
South Portland lor a para, nu i
acres on the East Side which the city
wants for boulevard purposes.
Mr. Simon's offer will not be based
on the findings of a committee of ap-
. .An.i.tinff of Lewis Russell.
Dr.iBcra, ........
David 6. Stearns and H. W. Fries, as
he considers the valuations wmcn mtj
placed on the properties to be exces
sive. Should the O.-W. R. & .N. Com
pany not see fit to accept the offers
which will be made by Mayor Simon
orders will be given to begin condem
nation proceedings at once.
The Mayor yesterday affirmed his be
.. - -L . i. ,n,iM he best for the city
lie L mitt v - -
and the railroad company to abandon
the Uea of a trade, ne wisnes tu pay
cash for any pYoperty bought by the
city and wants cash in return for
property wanted by the company, which
includes the vacation of several East
Side streets. He has consulted with
several of the Councllmen, obtaining
their opinions of the values of the sev
eral concessions which the city wants
from the O.-W. R. & N. Coi pany.
Legal methods to restrain Frank
Klernan from further interfering with
the construction of the Broadway
bridge are being worked out by City
Attorney Grant and his deputies, and
while the procedure to be adopted has
not been announced, it is understood
that the court probably will be asked
for a restraining crder to prevent Mr.
Klernan from making further misrep
resentations concerning the legal status
of the bridge bonds to prospective pur
chasers and from bringing any more
suits against the bonds in the face of
the recent decision of the State Su
preme Court.
At the meeting of the Executive
Board this afternoon it is expected that
the contract for the substructure of the
bridge will be foiWlly let. The orig
inal specifications for the- bridge pro
vided that it should be completed by
October 15( but as there has been soma
"Booster Club" at Klamath Falls
Has Plans for Young Men.
KLAMATH FALLS, Or., Jan. 26.
"(Special.) The first move toward the ul
timate forming of a Young Men's Chris
tian Association among the young men
of this city was started Tuesday night
when 20 of those most Interested formed
f "Young Men's Booster Club." While
t Is announced that nothing is to be
done at the present toward the estab
lishment of a Y. M. C. A. here: this is
givert out as the ultimate object of the
The object now is to create and foster
better fellowship among the young men.
It is also to create Interest in Y. M. C.
A. work here and a better condition for
young men. r
, Sportsmen Protest Bounty Bill.
KLAMATH FALLS. Or., Jan. 26.
(Special.) Some opposition will no doubt
develop here to the proposed bill by
Senator Merryrnan placing a bounty of
25 on the scalps of timber, grey and
How to Stop Drinldng
Give Orrine and Destroy Afl Desire for
Whisky and Beer. Can Be Given
Secretly. Try It at Our Expense.
We are In earnest when we ask you
to try ORRINE at our expense. We
will Klvo your money back ,lf after a
trial you fail to get results from
ORRINE. This Is a very generous
offer. It gives the wives and mothers
of those who drink to excess an oppor
tunity to try the ORRINE Treatment.
It also shows our confidence in the
merits of ORRINE. ORRINE is recog
nized as the best and most successful
remedy the world haa ever known for
Drunkenness or the so-called Liquor
Habit. It Is a very simple treatment,
can be given in the home without pub
licity or loss of time from business,
and at a small price. Read the fol-lnwlne-
letter from Dr. Nolle. 8th and
i?ae its.! Philadelphia. It will tell you
about some of the wonderful results
from the ORRINE Treatment:
"I have had a remarkable case of In-
flVnTh. patien't drank" heavnT for
lion. '"-.' . oho o Hotrrorterl
fl ft VEftlB liv a vt!-"--" w "-'O-' -
condition, which caused the breaking
of his family and aeparation from
his wife. Every hope was given up
of ever saving the man from his strong
desire for drink, and only a mother's
interest finally persuaded him to vol
untarily take treatment for hl dis
eased condition. It was my pleasure to
recommend ORRINE, your liquor habit
cure and the treatment was taken
faithfully. This was two years ago
and the patient is now in a healthy
condition and still abstains from the
use of stimulants. I have sold ORRINE
for a number of years and have al
ways found it to be satisfactory. I be
lieve you have an exceptionally good
treatment for this disease."
ORRINE 's prepared in two forms.
No 1 secret treatment, a powder, ab
solutely tasteless and odorless, given
secretly in food or drink. ORRINE.
No 2. in pill form, -is for those who
desire' to take voluntary treatment.
ORRINE costs only 11.00 a box. Write
for Free ORRINE Booklet (mailed in
nlaln sealed envelope) to ORRINE CO.,
730 Orrine Building, Washington, D. C.
OjjtlftE Is recommended and is for
sale in this city by Skidmore Drug Co.,
151 Third St., and 372-374 Morrison st.
Tailored Waists
Clearance $1.65
Gas Lights
Clearance 38c
Condensed List of Friday's Bargains
New Fall Tailored Suits selling normal
ly to $35.00. In reliable staple fabrics in
weaves that are in greatest demand. We
call particular attention to the tailoring,
the fit and the finish.
Women's English Slip-On Raincoats of
cravenetted cloth in tan and oxford with
single breasted front and high button
storm collar; new raglan sleeves with
turn-back cuffs.
Dresden, Persian and Print Warp, Soft,
SViimmerinp- Silk Petticoats. Made gen-
L erously full with deep flounce finished
with bias bandings, under oust rume
to match. All sizes.
Tailored Waists of a good quality col
ored stripe percale in black, navy, green, ,
blue, red and lavender stripes. Made
with plaited or plain fronts. Long tail
ored sleeves and cuffs.
New Inverted Gas Light complete with
burner, globe and mantle. It saves you
one-half your gas bill and gives twice
the light.
Extra fine quality Men's Shirts of mad
ras or percale, with plain bosoms and
either separate or attached cuffs. The
choice of patterns and colorings is very
Madaleine Scarfs- selling regularly to
$10.00, of good quality satin and chiffon
combinations with attractive linings of
Persian effects and plain colors such as
gray, cerise and blue.
$2 and $3.50 dorsets, clearance $1.39
$4 and $8.50 Corsets, Clearance $3.98
$1.75 Nadia. Corsets, Clearance ...98J
25c Ladies' Lisle Vests, Clearance 19
$1 Ladies' Ribbed Union Suits ...79
65c Ladies' Lisle Vests, Clearance 43c
Ladies' Underwear from 65c to $1.00
erarment. Clearance 50
Women's Ribbed Cashmere Hose, Clearance ..19
20c Children's Cotton Hose, Clearance ...... .12 V
75c Ladies' Nainsook Drawers . . . .59
$4 Cambric Petticoats, Clearance $2.98
$2 Cambric Petticoats, Clearance $1.19
$1.50 Nainsook Drawers $1.10
$1 Combination Suits, Clearance. .5 c
Men's Shirts
Clearance 83c
Clearance of
Scans Hall Price
Clearance of 3
Popular Corsets
Clearance of
Knit Underwear
Clearance of
75c Corset Covers, Clearance 59
. . i,.AB tin on mountain lions.
cougars and panthers, and JS on' bob
and wildcats ana
. h hnuntv out of the
money i " J . .
game funds. This measure Is designed
to protect ceer irom um i-ac-
these animals during the heavy snow-
n:inf.r hi,t it in Asserted here
ptornis ol ' ' ii'wi
that stockmen are as much interested
as sportsmen, xne sportsmen uere uu
not object to the bounty, but believe
h. mnnov Rhould come from the
taxpayers a a whole and not entirely
from the game iuna.
Hoquiam Projects Indorsed.
HOQITTAM. Wash.. Jan. 76. (Spe
cial.) A branch postoffice for East
Hoquiam, a bo levard between Ho
quiam and Aberdeen, the opening of
the Rlverdale property by tunneling
a street through Campbell's hill at the
end of Ontario street, and the purchase
of the South half of section 36 from
the state for park purposes are four
projects which the clubs of Hoquiam
has Indorsed.
Jackson Jail Holds Ten.
MEDFORD. Or., Jan. 26. (Special.)
Ten prisoners are held in the county
Jail to await the action of the grand
jury. This, with tho exception of ono
time when 11 criminal cases were on
the docket, is the greatest number of
prisoners to have ever been confined in
the jail at one time. District Attorney
B. F. Mulkey started proceedings to
day for the calling of a jury by Feb
ruary 20. .
Piano Prices That
Create Buyers
You Owe it to Yourself to Anticipate
Your Wants in the Piano and
Player-Piano Line
In our Insurance Adjustment Sale, the -m
reductions in the prices of standard pianos
are greater than have ever before been pos
sible for this or any other firm. , ;
The price tagged on each piano is based
on the insurance on that particular instru
ment. In no case is the saving less than $50
in most instances it is two or three times
that amount.
New, elegant high-grade pianos, .barely
scratched, are now being sold at $150, $165,
$180, $190 and $195, that you could not buy
under ordinary conditions for less than $300.
Back of each piano sold is the unimpeach
able guarantee of The Wiley B. Alen Co.,
and also an exchange agreement for one
year at full purchase price, should the piano
prove unsatisfactory in any manner.
If it is impossible for you to call and per
sonally inspect these pianos, , write us for
bargain list, stating about the amount you .
want to pay.
You may arrange terms of payments to
suit your best convenience a' small first
payment and the balance in monthly installments.
304 Oak St.
Bet. 5th and 6th.