14 GOT III 1913 TAX LEW 15 PROMISED County Judge Makes Forecast Before Lively Meeting of Big Taxpayers. PRESENT SYSTEM ASSAILED Bickering by City Council Over Broadway Bridge IXapit De cision f Modjeski I -. no n need by Two. A low.r tax l.rr tor Mlt21om County next year wu P"' rountr Jodire Cleeton at the taxpay er? meetln In th. Courthou.. y.t.r- dThe aentlment i tunnels under the river and the ac quirement of Rom Uni tor "clJ purposes, would bo feasible if they were no? so expen.lv. .ndlf th. coun ty could afford them without curtail ing other needed Improvementa. It wL pointed out that to project, at present would bo an unrea sonable expenditure. How to decrease the county ex penses and thereby lower the tax rat was dtacwd at I.nrth. County Judj. Cleeton euiraested four-year terms for 1V. and bounty VViTM two-year terma. Joseph S. Teal said the city and county oh f!Vhl distinction between necltles and the extravagant expenditure of rnoney. ue likened the tax-levylnr bodies to a string of aausas-ea- Birmli" Is Asoalle. TV. C-Brlstol .aid tho taxing; procesa la to be compared to a strln of aaus tied to a dor s talL He .trenu ously denounced -Jonathan Bourn lm. wylnc be bad nothing "J. but only aralnst his syttem. He com pared th. inltlatlT. to dynamlt. In th. hands or cnimren. J . on. political achtn. was abolUhed. a worn. on. naa oeea . .1. -in by It U possible to mak. th. upper room, of a lir.ry .table, and put It through If you have n' enouch and put enough d""J" th. delduo split th. vote." H. .cored th. bickering by Councilman over th. strl. of th. Broadway brtdite T' alter Ralph Modie.kl. an expert engi neer had submitted his recommenda tion; remarking that "In th. municipal election you will put a mugwump In office, and then damn him take. th. money." He nrired greater efficiency and higher saianes. Edaeatlm Pabl" Vred. -We haT. a rotten public mind." aald Mr Bristol. -Instead of serein th. - . . ..!.. aarh man UtereStS 01 in. iginm.-.n Th. feel, the other will beat Mm. Th. public mind lent educated. Thers . Iw it a man In this room who could Ih. question. In Th. Oreonlan edi torial tht. morning right off th. bat. -I am not big enough to remedy. W. art all Imitator. .0 I .n -1-. an Imitation." H. then described the New Tork Bureau of Research, which found In New T.rk thre. departmenU of th. city government paylnir th. 1 der three prices for oats. ranging from 120 to 13 a ton. -W. must educat. th. public h. aid. -Somebody has to get up a propaganda, and advise th. public of SonSTSona. Then w. wUl have to rats, some. money In addition to th. taxes, and employ a commercial efficiency engineer or sereral of them, and go through th. books (not to expert them we haT. had oceans of that In the last few years) and suggest plans for .renter efficiency and eavlng In the county government. Get a man such a, Vnnett I. In his line of city plan ring. Let thl. man tell u. what pub lic Improvements ar. needed and what ih. ratio of expenditure for various projects ought to be. . Cowaetl'. Way Attacked. -Do you think they would conduct the O.-W. R. N. very long, and pay dividends. If they conducted it .an you do your local government? Tou have fixed It .0 a man can go Into room and fix up a ". and th can elect any candidate he like. If h. put. up enough money, and put. enough candidates In th. field to dlvld. th. vote. Tou bav. flattered yourselve. you wer. going to run th. government yourselves, but you donf know a thing b-They'hlred Ralph Modjeskl. th. best bridge expert In th. country, and now th. Sty official, are debating how to connect th. east and west .Ide. of th. river They hav. had a debat. with some disappointed bidders. Mark yon. ten will have another bill to pay If th. Council keeps on In th. way It Is going ""TThe W C. T. XT. and equal suffrag. advocate, will y.t give th. bailot to women In Oregon, and ther. 1. an added expense, for you will hav. t. .ducat, th. women. -Th. Executive Board penalised Rob ert Wakefield. Do you think they will get the money: Never In th. world. Tou will pay th. bill to repair the leak ing reservoir h. built." Taxe Gems Wage.. Say. Oae. William F. Woodward .aid most la boring men do not understand that every tlm. they v.t. to Increas. th. taxe. by expensive public improvement, they cut their own salaries by placing a. -.,.. nn their employers. Jo seph N. Teal took excepUon to-that statement, aaylng in wage-earn.. v poeed th. park and boulevard bonds. . . a. ..- , nubile library and South 'Portland bridge, while th. Chamber of commerce. Leagu. and other commercial bodies Mr. Woodward complained that th. heavy tax -takes trie very nie u. ui h. iiMlrt to conduct a business er mak. a business venture. Th. shop keeper 1. assailed In every direction.' ... 1 1 H.nlnreil that imall meet r. 1. uwu .. a., va a.-... - . . Ing of taxpayers assembled at th. County Court s inviiauoo. art- W.m -aaw WAV hnbT th. t.X- payers generally can b. given to under stand that with thl. privilege of voting . t..t wn iiiae thev have loaded themselves up with th. responsibility which properly neiongs upuu m. ders of th. officer, they hav. el.ctedr he qu.rted. ilnu falimnsw Sera. -In my opinion ther. never has been In atultn.mah Conner any grossly ex cessive waste." said Mr. Teal. "Ther. ... . .h.ih.r th. clerk, ar. being paid too much, but I have exam ined th. accounts ror years . a.fr..nnft. 1 used to oppose th. road tax. but I think th. majority of in. people in .k. mm a ui 1 uiuqii there has been n. money wasted on th. n.w Courthouse. W. need a commercial efficiency engineer to go through ajid lay out our work on an efficiency sys tem. But no engineer of this kind will lfaor. th. flv. tax-levying bodies, sr permit them to work independently. Th. city authorities have argued over the Broadway brldg. draw with dlsap pointed bidders, although w. bav. em ployed the best brldg. engineer In th. world. They ar. taking a great chanc. of obtaining a vastly excessive bid by proposing to rendvertls.." E. B. Piper said bonds ought to b. Is sued for the erection of permanent structures. Ilk. th. Courthouse and th. public library. County Clerk Fields advocated th. elimination of th. biennial registration, and would provide for registration of only those voters who change their ad. dress or who ar. newcomers in th. state. W. B Ay.r said th. meeting was t.o pessimistic He said $1,000,000 mor ought to b. voted by the city for parks, that th. bridges ought to be brilliantly Illuminated, and that what money has been expended has not been wasted. BROTHER THIEVES CAUGHT Wire Across Road to Waylay Trav elers Proves Cndolng. Capping a long aerie, of petty theft, with an attempt to bold np vehicles on th. Sandy boulevard. Louis, Cyrlll and Gregory . Mench. brothers, living In Portsmouth, wer. captured yesterday by Sergeant Wanless and Patrolmen Go Its and Hellyer, and later confessed depredation, too many to count. So far as known, the brothers had GIRL WHO WAS SLAIN, AND HER SLAYER, WHO ALSO KILLED HIMSELF. Rom Orae. not attempted any major crime till Wednesday night, when they .tretehed a wire across the Sandy boulevard and with revolvers in their hands lay In wait by th. roadside. They said they wer. after milkmen and particularly one of tnat trace, wno, n i. brothers thought, would carry a .urn of mofley. ... . . The boya probably wouia nave u opportunity to commit a crime bad not two pairs of lov.r. .auntered along . i ..... ..j tiHnnMf over th. wire. They thought a practical joke had been played on tnera ana om ." th. Jokers. Thl. frightened the boy.. ... nrmjt thxlr trims and fled. Th. hooting was reported to the police. Th. thre. ooys. i , emnlored as plumbers, bad a shack In the brush, where they ate plenteousiy at th. .xpens. of neignoonng tnic roosts. Taken before vapiam omu v mrA Questioned, they ad mitted stealing shirts from clothes lines, milk from ooorsieps, iw "" buildings In process of construction, and in general anything found lying loose. ALL OLEO IS NOT TAXED Only That Colored So as to Resemble Bntter Has 10-Cent Impose To offset th. work of oleomargar ine manufactures-, to have u" that product removoo. mo nu Dairy Union has sent out letter, call ing attenetlon to the fact that much of . t ... ..... ..ini.ted bv the manu facturer, of butterln I. misleading and that tb resolution, onerea or i ,,.. Mnsl of the tax OrKUHUUUU. aaw - - W - have been prepared without full knowl- dK. of the conamoue wu,.u - was Intended to cover. -v- c . - . 1 1. 1 r, anii Kood Commi.- sloner". office ha. Just received a let ter from th. National iairy Washington. D. C, asking that It. of- .v.. .Hjintlan of wora- en s clubs and other organisations the misleading information cuui. . oleomargarine manuiacxuror. ture. Tb letter Is In part as follows: In the last few months those Interested In the sale of Imitation butter have been M.dTng out much misl.adln. t,',,:tI"r,I ! . .... J .. A.araiaiim-tlOnS. 1& 11- t.rs and circulars the claim has ben made that the prevailing aigo v was du. to the 10-ceot tax on olomarsa- it and an appeal has oeen mau. ior letters and resolutions pni..u thia tax. Is theee documents the 10-com iax ta declared to be Indefensible and no criticism can attach t. any person or to V is-oclatlon for nrslng It. "P"1;,8, we believe that false and misleading state ments bare led many te ask tor the repeal of the 10-cent tax who would not have takan such action had th.y fully under stood th. reason for the" tax and what It is really accomplishing. Uncolored oleomargarine) 1. not taxed. Colored oleomargarine 1. taxed to pro tect purchaser, from Imposition when th. product resembles butter. THE OREGONIAN IS PRAISED Ohio 31an Declares 'o Paper Ever Published Better Annual. Appreciation of Th. Oregonlan An nual Is expressed In a communication received yesterday by the Portland Commercial Club from a W. Clark, of Holland. O.. who Is making efforts- to And bis daughter, who. ho believes, cam. to Portland recently from El Paso. Tex., ber former borne. ...... "With a traveling record ofJOO.000 mile. In the United States and Canada." he says. "I never hav. seen a New Tears edition to beat Th. Oregonlan's Issue of January 1. 112. Seattl. came near It one tlme within my residence of 14 years In that city, but 1 never saw a New Tork or Chicago paper beat it. -Th. growth of th. city la wonderful. Such magnificent new buUdings and graded streets. Its wster has no com peer: It has a low death rat., all du. to her good water and mild climate, which Is th. b..t in th. world. -I hav. been In .very stat. In th. Union. In th. torrltorle. and In Canada, and I am convinced that Oregon ha. th. best facilities for all purposes. It Is a paradls. for fruits and has no equal for fine stock and poultry. It has th. best flsh In th. world and no end of timber of th. beat quality. Then there is some advantage In living In a country In which ther. I. no danger of being killed by lightning or floods." Mr. Clark says that one month ago his daughter packed" her household goods at El Paso and prepared to come to Portland. Sine then be has not heard from ber. THE MORNING OREGOXIAy, FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 191 BARTENDER KILLS WOMAN AND SELF Rosa Orme Is Sfiot Through Heart as She Writes in Room to Friend. SLAYER FIRES 3 SHOTS Claude Whltsell, Employed at Fareo Saloon, Sfnrders JLanndry-Worker at Second and Madison Streets ' After Making Threat. Because. It Is said, she refused to give op her position In a laundry and again go. back to llv with him after Cia.de WklteelL having left him a year ago, Claude Whltsett. aged 30 years, a bartender, last night shot and killed Rosa Orme. aged 25 years, and then shot himself In the temple, dying Instantly. Miss Orme died within a few minutes after th. shot was fired, and without tell ing how It happened. Th. tragedy took place In a rooming-house at .Sec ond and Madison streets, shortly after :30 o'clock. ' Entering th. room where the woman was sitting at a desk writing a letter to a friend. Whltsett leaned over her and fired downward, the bullet -from .aiihr navnlver striking the wo man over the right breast and lodging In th. heart. Then Whltsett stepped back and fired at his own temple. The bullet went wild, striking In the wall above his head. Then b. pulled the muaxle of the revolver to the level of his temple and shot again, the ball lodging In the tempi, and killing him at once. Friend First at Seeae. Attracted by the shots, W. P. Mor rison, employ, of an oil company, and a friend of both victims of the tragedy, ran to the room and found Miss Orme breathing her last. She was unable to apeak to him. Morrison said last night that Whlt sett lived with the woman after Mis. Orme had separated from her former husband. Harvey C. Galbraltb, of Ban Francisco, th. two passing as man and wife, for some time and that after wards th. girl obtained a position In the Union Laundry on Second street and refused to live longer with th. bartender. Two weeks ago. he said. Whltsett went to the lodging-house and to th. girl's room. "With the as sistance of the clerk of the place, Whltsett was thrown out and came back with a policeman, to whom he had reported that Miss Orme was his wife. When th. patrolman found that Whlt sett was not the girl's husband, ha mmnrtmA whltsett from the place and Whltsett did not return again until last night. Baby Ctrl I. Left. Miss Orme, who took her maiden nam. after her separation from her husband, whom she bad married In 1901, Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Orme, of Grants Pass and In land. Or. In their custody Is her 7-year-old child, Grace, who Is th. daughter of Oalbralth. Her father Is a partner In a placer mine at Leland. Following her separation from Oal-ly-alth she lived at several places on th. Pacific Coast, earning her living aa a waitress or as a laundry worker. Whltsett. who Is said by Morrison to SPECIAL FEATURES OF THE SUNDAY OREGONIAN a Oar "Women ''They are wonderful," says Japanese bride of diplo mat, "but they have their bad points, too." A full page of unusual interest. Fables in Slang George Ade writes another crisp fable, "The lonesome ride on the sprinkler." Success on the Stage William Faversham says that a liberal edu cation and groundwork in the classics are necessary assets to the actor seeking high place. Renaissance in Architect ore Uncle Sam is following the classics in the making of Government buildings. An important half page, fully illustrated. Six Picturesque Congressmen An account of Delegates who have no votes. Four of them are foreigners, and one was in line, once to be a real live King. Women Startle Man From Dungeon Released from a dungeon after 30 years' confinement, the thing that most startled Leon Peltzer was the ''tubelike" women of today. Half page, illustrated. Walking 3500 Miles Two Harvard men did this to settle a dietetic question and then did not settle it. . The Peradventurer A live short story revealing the fact that men are often not just what they seem. The Man Who Wouldn't Belong Another short sfory of the busi ness world. How a hardware man drew all his cash out of the bank during a business depression. New adventures by the color supplement folks Sambo, Slim Jim, Hairbreadth Harry and Mrs. Timekiller. MANY OTHER FEATURES have threatened the girl's llf. two weeks ago wnen lurnea ' . "I'll Bit In some time and Til "how you all about It. wa. a bartenaer in vne . . . . r i . l. nri wax a member BI IH nil" Bim, .j a. of the Bartender.' Union. He had been In Portland ror tno pant A .Ister of the woman .lain, Mrs. Cora Aldereon. of Leland. Or, was no tified last night by the Coroner. WENATCHEE MEN COMING Apple - Growers Will Investigate Fruit Exchange Methods. mass meeting of the fruitgrowers .r ,h. w.natchee Valley was held In tb. opora-hous. at Cashmere. Wish, Monday. Th. meeting was largely ai- . a. A there being lew OI in. prin cipal orchard lata of tho valley present - fn, th ntimose of in. rawuuj " - . discussing marketing plans In B.n.rtU. but more particularly to o'w" terms of the "Rogue Kiver offered by K. 8. Miller, manager of the Rogue River Fruit A Produce Assoola- . . r I .haMhtf it ! nrODOsed lion, oi auiw , -that the four principal district, of the Northwest,, inciuaing nim.vtu. River, Rogue River ana -i in.r - eontrolling Interest in the Northwestern Fruit Exchange, of Portland. . ' It was decided to appoint a oom- ..... , ..Mai 1 a Tnrt1and to Study the methods and facilities of th. North western Fruit Excnango. ino i -. i u t rtiiva. Grist Paton. and William Rico as a committee to make th. trtjrto Portland, on meir r.miu to Cashmere they will report to the growers, and the matter will be acted upon. It was decided that this visit would be made at once, and the com mittee will probabjy start for Portland In the next few days. BRIDGE OPENING EXPLAINED Foreman of Morrison-Street Span Tells Cans of Delay. In a letter 'wrlten to The Oregonlan, J. H. Richmond, foreman of Morrison street bridge, commenting on a recent article In The Oregonlan regarding a delay of 2 minutes In closing the bridge draw, says he is Informed by the Portland Railway, Light Power Com pany's inspector that the delay in ques tion, which was shortly after noon Sat urday, was but 20 minutes. Mr. Richmond says that the steamer Ruth was backing to hold herself In position before the draw opened and that he planned to close the draw be fore the No Wonder arrived upstream. At this Juncture, be writes, be found that he had not sufficient pojver to make headway. Later, with very in sufficient power, he closed the bridge. Mr. Richmond says he was on duty continuously until 10:30 P. M-, when repairs to ground and feed wires were made, which must last until the river subsides. . , . Delays In opening the draw with the river in Its present stage." says Mr. Richmond, "might mean great loss of property and perhaps life and I shall reserve the right to safeguard both bridge and water traffic, even though slightly more than ordinary time Is re quired In opening." BAD CHECK COUP FAILS Two Men, One Posln as Officer, Captured After Chase. With a partner who posed as a peace officer lying In wait to cover his retreat, J. F. Leffler attempted to pass a worthless check In a second-hand store near Second and Morrison streets .ataaulatf . A Vl rt IT D-h AllCe f "If AS'll bV the good 'offices of the pseudo police man, was later capiurea ancr chase by Patrolman Endicott and De- ..,... Tvla.a, and Rnvle. When Leffler proffered the check. i. . n.An,itnr nr in. store iukkcbin going to the bank to cash It. Leffler demurred, whereupon the intended victim seised and held him. The sec ond man then stepped forward and v. - .4 . Wh.n Informed of the trouble he said he would take Leffler to the station. Btm suspicious, mo merchant watched them walk away, whan P.trnlmin Endicott OBSSed by, he told him of the affair. Endi cott chased Leffler three blocks, and be was captured by Royle and Price in a rooming-bouse. V .a. 1 .a. I. a.LI .A I1T. TlMRAcl HU- merous checks, putting on the garb of a worklngman to assist me uecopnuu. and changing into more siyiisn ciom jng as soon as the coup Is made. BOMBS ARE LIGHT GLOBES Patrolman Startled by Two Explo sions, Arrests Lodger. Great coolness under fire was dis played by Patrolman Huntington yes terday morning, when a fusillade of bombs broke forth at his feet while he was patrolling his Alder-street beat. "Bang!" went a missile that came v..-iina- Oi.ntt.h th air and lit beside the policeman. H. Jumped but soon, steadied himself. Just in time to dodge another bomb that descended like a knlfr fpnm the httlA. a-s v. . - flnn, nf Ilia "Rnrtrtn TTntel. VU a"" aK , . Sydney Woodhouse had discovered two MtoCOuliverJi , .... .. , . - a 1 1 1 inn aa No Other Emulsion Has The Quality There Are Two Sizes 1 6 oz. and 8 oz. Each Brown Bottles Only. No To Eat Up Quantity. All Druggists are Glad to Sell It Children Love It Tastes Good Sample Bottle Free by Mail That those who are seeking health and strength for themselves, children, rela tives or friends may experience the life giving properties of this exclusive Nor way gold medal osonlzed cod liver oil medicinal food emulsion as well as to know Oxomulsion superiority In being most palatable and easy to take a gen erous 8-oz. bottle will bo sent by mall to those who send addresses by post sard or letter to Osomulslon, 648 Pearl St.. N. T. electric light globes that had glim mered their last and he dropped them GO feet to the pavement below. Hunt ington spied him leaning from his window, following the flight of his missiles. The policeman made his way to the room, where he placed Wood- house under arrest for throwing glass in the street. STREET ENDS FOR DOCKS City Attorney Also Holds Commis sion Has Authority to Bnlld. AtAraa,v rir-o n vfltnd&v sub mitted to Mayor Rushlight an opinion, 1 .,.1., that tha FltV hBS full authority to proceed with the construc tion of oocks at any sireei mu .v. .-at that ih. fi.nirlnl Dock LlltS lllCIi wa. ...w a - PAHimlMlAn 4a th nrnner bodv to do the work. The opinion was given at the Mayors request, as mere u some question as to the power of the city government to build wharves, es pecially on street ends where private parties have constructed their estab lishments. The questfon of the power of the city to build docks was raised recently when th. Dock Commission began its active work In arranging for dock-con-etructlon on the river, following out the policy of public docks, voted by th. people when a 12,500,000 bond is sue was authorized. Ex - Councilman Ellis lntroauceo, many months ago, a set of ordinances, 15 in all. declaring the street ends along the river open, and revoking all permits that had been granted In past . . tka PftiiTn-M nr a.cted on the at all orcpnt to refer them around from one' committee to another or to the City Attorney, ana wnen m Dock Commission was created, they . . i. tha tnamhers of that bodT. They, in turn, sent them to Mr. Grant, asking for an opinion. DAILY CITY STATISTICS Man-lace licenses. GL.UTH-THE1L1EFGE Willie Gluts, city, 28. and Alvlns Thelliefge. 21. ROBINSON-STEWART Walter Boblnson. Gresham. Or., 45. and Clara Stewart, Gresham. 28. 8MITH-BLANCHARD John K. Smith, city, legsl. end Mary O. Blanchard, legal. VERDAOLIO-RB Pater Verdagllo, city, 80. and Mary Re. 19. ORESTE-BELARDONE Joe Oreate, city, 26, and Lucia Belardone. legal. BARNES-SHADINOER Clyde B. Barnes, city. 22. and Myrtle E. Shadlngar. 18. JONES-HERSEY Howard P. Jones. Se attle. 27. and Cora Hersey. 28. HEDGPETH-SHIPP Claude H. Hed peth, city, 24. and Lenna Shipp, 18. AlERNATHA-SCHWARTZ S Fred Ab ernalha. city, 24, and Catherine fichwarts, "edWARDS-W ATKINS James Edwards, city. 45. and Olive Watklns, 88 DUNCAN-DIVENS C. A. Duncan, city, 45, and Mary L. Dlvena, 27. ' Births. ZEISMAN To Mr. and Mrs. Mas J. Zels man, city, January 11, a daughter. MOULTAN To Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wi ley Moultan, 48S0 Thirty-second avenue, Jan uary 18. a son. GRAY To Mr. and Mrs. George A. Gray. 102 East Elzteenth street, January 4, a daughter. JORDAN To Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Jordan. 833 Thirtieth street, January 4, a son. SCHWARTZ To Mr. snd Mrs. Joseph Schwartz. 680 Fifth street, January 12, a son. DEWEY To Mr. and Mrs. John Dewey, city, January 7, a son. CROW To Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Crow, 7130 Forty-third avenue, January 10, a daughter. POGUE To Mr. and Mrs. Ralph M. Fogue. 1063 East Twenty-sixth street North, Janu ary S, a son. OL8EK To. Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Olsen, 301 Holladay avenue, January 16, a daugh ter. PETERSON To Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Pe terson. 408 Brazee street, January 4. a daughter. CARTER To Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Carter, 8543 Seventieth street, January 14, a son. TAWNEY To Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Tawney. Forty-third and Holgate streets, January 11. a son. JTJL1, To Mr. and Mrs. Severt Jull, 15B5 Atlantic street. January 12, a daughter. POTTOCH To Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Pot toch, 1182 East Eighteenth street, January 13, a son. DAILY METEOKOIOGICAX, REPORT. PORTLAND, Jan. 18 Maximum temper ature, 45 degreea; minimum, 37 degrees. River reading, S A. M, 13.S feet; change in last 24 hours, 2.7 feet (all. Total rainfall (5 p. m. to 5 P. M.), none; total rainfall since September 1, 1911, 18.16 Inches; normal rain fall since September 1, 23.20 Inches; defi ciency of rainfall since September 1, 1911, 4.04 Inches. Total sunshine, 1 hours 6 min utes; possible sunshine, 9 hours 12 min utes. Barometer (reduced to sea level) at 5 P. M., 30.02 Inches. THE 'WEATHER. Wind State of Weather STATIONS Boise ... Boston Calgary Chicago Denver a.. Des Moines .... Duluth Eureka ....... a Galveston ...... Helena ........ Jacksonville Kansas City.... Marshfleld Montreal New Orleans . New York North Head .... North Yakima . Phoenix Pocatello Portland .....a Roseburg Sacramento St. Louis Et. Paul Salt Lake San Diego San Francisco . Fpokane . . . . . Tacoma Tatoosh Island Walla Walla .. . 80'0 4U 0. 22 0 26 0 26 0 180 ,02 4'NWjSnow 08.14 SW Cloudy 00 g xw PL. ciouay OS 20 NW Pt. cloudy 00 8'NE Cloudy 14' 8 NW 40 .oolio.w Clear Clear 61!0. 08! 6 S 3OI20XW Rain ;Clear 70 0 2S0 VI 0 00: 4 BW Clear 00-10 SE PL. cloudy 26 '0 .00!10:NW Clear BS 0 800 16 4 SW Cloudy 24 10 SW Rain 74r0. 12 20 SW Rain 44 0, 48 0 2-)0 68 0 34 0 02 20 SW Cloudy 00,18 B Cloudy 00 4 E Cloudy 00 4'NWCIear 00 4 W Cloudy 450 SO'O 64 O. 82 O. 10 0 .0010'E Cloudy 10 4 SB Ciouay 08114 SE I Bain 3u'l8 N Pt. cloudy 00'24'NW'CIear 42 0 .001 4'NW Pt. cloud, 60 0 .00112 NW Clear B20 320 4610 181 6 S 00 4 NE taoudy ft. cloudy Cloudy Clear Cloudy .00' I N 44'0 .00 28 E 800 00 4 S WEATHER CONDITIONS. The high-pressure area yesterday over the Canadian Northwest has moved southeast ward and this evening It is central over the q All knowledge is the result of investigation. Every achievement in the science of chemistry, medicine, electricity or mechanics is the fruit of continued and exhaustive research. Therefore, those who, without full investigation of the newest and most modern ideas in scientific piano con struction, are led to testify to the superiority of an instrument, without having seen, tried and become thoroughly familiar with THE it . PIANO may be questioned, not in their sincerity, but' Burely for their lack of knowledge. fl Exery Mason & Hamlin Piano is sold in com petition with instruments which have in past years been considered the acme of piano perfection. Every buyer of a Mason & Hamlin Piano, and there are hundreds in and about Portland, is an investigator, a lover of the truly artistic qualities found in far greater measure in the Mas6n & Hamlin than in any other piano. Cjf All real knowledge is the result of investigation. Therefore, in the selection of your piano, make careful comparison of the Mason & Hamlin with other leading makes. Satisfy yourself that you are buying that which is best. Be governed by quality only. The Mason & Hamlin will tell its own story under your own fingers. A new sensa tion awaits you. I Our Mason & Hamlin stock is complete in both Grands and Uprights. We cordially invite you to see and hear them. x Victor Talking Machines and Records. New Location Corner Morrison and Seventh Sts. Dekotas. The Texas disturbance has moved northeastward to the lower Iake region. The barometer Is rising on the Paclflo Slope and falling In the Canadian Northwest. Rain has fallen In California and Southern Ore gon and also In the lower Mississippi Val ley. Light snow has occured in Southern Idaho, the Missouri Valley and portions or the Lake region. It Is warmer In the At lantic States and much colder between the Mississippi Valley and the Rocky Mountains. On the Paclflo Slope the temperatures have remained nearly stationary. The oondltlons are favorable for fair weather In thla district Friday, except In Southern Idaho, where light snow will tau. The temperature will remain nearly sta tlonary. FORECASTS. Portland and vicinity Fair; winds mostly eaOregon and Washington Fair; easterly winds. , Idaho Fair north, light snow south por- ""edWARD A. BEALS, District Forecaster. CLOSING DAYS The big clearance sale of Pianos, Pianola Pianos (Second-Hand) and Organs is nearing the end. Good Organs $23 up Upright Pianos $67 up Grand Pianos $250 up We've never had so many for sale and we've never sold so many in so short a period of time. Arrange Payments to Suit Yourself CALL TODAY GRAY HAIRS QUICKLY BANISHED; DANDRUFF, FALLING HAIR STOPPED Remedy Made From Garden Sage and Sulphur Restores Color to Gray Hair. A feelingr of sadness accompanies the discovery of th first grray hairs which unfortunately are looked upon as her alds of advancing age. 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