V THE MOKiVIG OEEGOMAIf, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1913. 3 ROMANCE REIGNS It? att. ,ci: w tj I iiinm n iuss & ia the Clearance iic-apmaii, w one bo. OH TOUR OF 1 1 I 1 1 I I II X. w I mm mtr i u V. 6. Arer, of Baker, Quits Liner it Honolulu to "Wed W'-althy Widow. WILLI Romafe AIRE GETS FIANCEE Many oj SO Girls and 52 Young Widow on Steamer Cleveland AdmlLove Entanglements of ree Months' Trip. SAN 1A.NCISCO. Jan. 3L (Special) was on the brides of toe leveland. which mads this ttas last stofoday In Its tour of the world, startlni'4 days ago In New York. A new refd was established by Cupid during e voyage to the strange lands of the rtn. All 1 0 girls and 62 widows who errlvefere wouldn't admit there had been H entanglements with the ellgi- ble yor men, and some not so young that ifened to make the trip. But enougp them would admit and the admit3 were helped out by the furtivfints furnished by pleased ob- serve the romances that burst into bloom the moonlight In balmy Ceylolor maybe down by the old shrlnlnear Calcutta to make one dlzzyrlug to figure up how many I hearfere lost. ..lie love makings were of eaual JfTTurtacce, of course, but the one at tracting the greatest amount of atten tion by reason of Its Important short course was that of Miss Myra Baeder-, daugher of Mrs. H. H. Baeder. of New York, and August Funke, a millionaire mineowuer of Essen, Germany. Miss Baeder didn't deny and her cavalier was Just as smiling In admit ting the coming wedding was all planned for this city. Miss Baeder first met Funke two days out from New York and from then on the young Ger man kept up persistent court until she capitulated. At Honolulu the Cleveland lost two of her passengers. Mrs. Frank L. Ecker. son. a vealthy widow of New York, and TV. C. Ayer, of Baker, Or. It was another jase of love at first sight ac cording to all the willing emissaries bringing the word of the Tomance and marriage. Quite & number of the other young people ntlvely said that they "might oh, yes. It was only "might" not re turn for good to their homes, which they ha left only three months ago heart wlole and fancy free. ATER IS WEALTHY CAPITALIST Baker fenedlct Formerly Big: Sheep Owier of Eastern Oregon. BAKEl, Or, Jan. 31. (Special.) W. G. Ayer Is a capitalist and one of the wean met men of Eastern Oregon. He was fomerly one of the biggest sheep- owners h this part of the country. He w a bachelor, and because of his courly manner received the ficti tious tits of Colonel. He has been on a trip sound the world. BERNIARDTSEES GARDEN Actress Passes Much Time With tlllwanlde Growers. Madam Sarah Bernhardt devotes much of ier leisure time In Milwaukie to the lrpection of truck gardens sit uated nor the site occupied by her special it, and the growers there abouts nw look forward to the dally visit of he world's star, and Edward J. Sulllva, her Orpheum manager. The madame onverses pleasantly with the growers, vfr. Sullivan Interpreting her woras ornralse for them and lmnart- lng to thm the lessons Madame Bern hardt teahea on the growing of corn and othei vegetables which she raises on. her orn estate at Fort La Sarah Bernhardt within a day's travel from fans. Madame Bernhardt Is writing about xortiana sr the weekly syndicate let ter appeamg In The Sunday Oregonlan, ana ner list article, telling of her im pressions ere, may be received la time for putllcxlon within a fortnight. It is quite probble that the "Divine Sarah' will make an Investment In Portland. as she did n Calgary. She has glowing praise for this city and Its surround ings, and ie Portland climate, too, Is -lined ey Us great actress. CLERK'S EXCUSE IS RUSE Man Feign Illness and Veda, but Frieuls Find Out Facts. ALBANY, Or, Jan. 81. (Special) After being granted a leave of absence from his wok on the plea that he was 111, William G. Meyer, registry clerk In the Albary Postofflce, was married here last nlgit to Miss Jennie H. Petti- bone, of this city. Knowing ftat often the postofflce employes hate played Jokes on mem bers of the oilce force who were mar ried. Meyer took this method of con cealing his pans from his fellow-em ployes, but tley found It out anyway. When Meyer rave the statistics In ob taining his nurriage license. It devel oped that he and his wife have the same blrthda- Meyer being exactly six. years older than his bride. SULZER APPROVES BILL Measure Is to Incorporate Harriman I Research laboratory. ALBANY. N. Y Jan. SI. Governor Su'ser today signed a bill incorporating me-x uarriman Research Laboratory, founded by the widow of Edward H. riarn.-nan. ine discovery of cures for cancer and consumption," said the Governor In approving the bill, "will be a long tep forward In , the conservation of human life. The; laboratory will devote Its time and money to this laudable purpose, and will do a valuable scien tific work In thei cause -of humanity." HOSIERY The Long Wearing Kinds - AH at Clearance Sale Prices For Women, Misses and Children Women's 35c Hose, Clearance 25c Stockings of fine gauge full fashion fast black silk lisle or heavy weight fast black cotton. Made with double garter tops and extra heavy splicing. Women's 50c Hose, Clearance 35c - Of fast black or tan silk lisle: Fine gauge in light, me dium or heavy weights. .All made with 4-thread spliced toes and double garter tops.' Women's 75c Hose, Clearance 50c Thread silk boot stockings in black or new tan shades. Full fashioned, made with double tops and cotton soles extra heavy spliced. Also Onyx fast black silk lisle stockings extra strong, fine and" durable. Women's $1J0 Hose, Clearance $1.00 Onyx ingrain thread silk hose in black and pretty tan shades. Lisle lined at chief points of wear. Children's 25c Hose, Clearance 19c Of medium weight fine gauge narrow ribbed fast black cotton, suitable for boys or girls. Ages 4 to 1 7 years. Made with full fashioned feet and narrowed ankles. Extra long, wide and elastic. Children's 35c Hose, Clearance 25c Stockings of medium or extra heavy fine ribbed fast black cotton, made with narrowed ankles and full fashioned feet Our justly celebrated "Wear-Well" brand. 50c and 60c Hose, Clearance 43c Children's heavy weight warm, durable fine ribbed wool hose seamless and elastic. Extra quality and full in size. First Floor. Meritorious Clearance Offering's Misses- and Juniors' Apparel Complete Disposal of Every Garment in Stock Yes, a complete clearance, from even? viewpoint. Complete, insomuch as this clearance sale carries with it our entire remaining slock of coats, suits, dresses and waists. ' Complete in Variety as this store was known for having the largest collection of smart apparel for the younger generation this season. And we continuously replenished these stocks until the clearance order went into effect.. So, notwithstanding the fact that sizes are broken, variety is complete. Prices are lower than they will ever, be again until another twelve months roR around. KNIT UNDERWEAR All Reduced For Children GARMENTS FOR CLEAR. ANCE 22c and 27c Each Children's vests or pantal ettes of fleece-lined ribbed white cotton soft and fine for Winter wear. Clearance 36c to 59c Black ribbed cotton pantal ettes, priced according to size. Ankle length and of heavy weight. Durable garments made to stand the wear and tsar of the laundry. Clearance 36c to 72c Boys' heavy natural colored merino vests, pantalettes or drawers. Cut full in size and made of long, staple yarn in a quality that means complete underwear satisfaction. Garments Clearance 45c Children's white or natural colored merino vests or pantal ettes. Of pure mixed wool in Winter weight. Clearance 45c to 90c Root's Tivoli brand of white wool vests, pantalettes or drawers. Plain stitch, unshrink able wool. Fourth Floor Clearance of All Boys' All Boys' Overcoats Half Price Selling regularly from $ 10.50 to $19.50 Clearance $5.25 to $9.75 - In Sizes From 6 to 1 8 Years In mixtures, serges and worsteds in blue, tan, brown and oxfords. Modeled with convertible collars, single and double breasted styles. Boys Suits, Clearance $5.95 Selling regularly from $6.50, $7.00 to $7.50 These suits come in tan, brown and gray mixtures. Made with knickerbocker pants, full lined and taped seams. Nor folk or plain sack jackets, single or double breasted styles. Sides 6 to 1 7 years. Small Boys' Hats, Clearance 42c In sailor or Tyrolean shapes, some with plain brim and others stitched. In blue, black, gray and fancy mixtures. Boys' Blouses, Clearance 89c ' Navy blue, gray and fancy striped flannel blouses, as well as blue, white, tan and gray soisette and madras in plain and fancy stripes. Have attached golf collars and French cuffs. Sizes 6 to 14. In this lot are a number of boys' laundered percale blouses in white and fancy stripes, with plain or pleated bosoms. Boys' Blouses, Clearance 45c In sizes from 5 to 1 4 years. Blouses of chambray, sateen, madras and percale, in white, plain colors and fancy stripes. Tapeless style with turn-down attached collars. Also at this price is a complete line of boys' shirts in sizes from 12J2 to 14. Boys' Blouses, Clearance $1.35 A complete assortment of boys shirts in sizes from 2Yz to 1 4. Made of flannel, percale and soisette, in plain and fancy stripes, and have detached collars and French cuffs. Fourth Floor. Three-Piece Suits Selling to $14.50 . Clearance $6.50 These suits are made for girls from 6 to 10 years, and are modeled of fancy tweed, mixtures, cheviots and serge. The waists have long or short sleeves and collarless necks. Trimmed with band ings of velvet, braid and buttons. The skirts show a panel in the back and front Coats are Norfolk or belted style. $18.50 to $32.50 Suits Clearance $9.50 In 13, 15 and 17-year sizes. Materials are fancy mixtures, tweeds, diagonals, coating serges, cheviots and corduroy. In Norfolk, plain box and belted back style. Collars of velvet and notched or velvet trimmed. Sleeves trimmed with velvet and but tons. Panel back and front or novelty pleated skirts. $15.50 Party Dresses $10.00 In 13 and 15-year sizes only. Pretty pink, blue and yellow chiffon party dresses. Have square neck, short sleeves and shirred yoke and sleeves. Soft silk drop skirt, regulation waist line with pleated belt and rosette, and full tucked skirt $25.00 Dresses;CIearance $19.00 Blue and pink chiffon party dresses with waist and sleeves embroidered in neat design. Bottom of skirt trimmed with shirrings of chifforu Skirts full and waists finished with brilliant buttons. Several other pretty styles at this price. 1 3 and 1 7-year sizes. $30.00 Dresses, Clearance $22.50 Beautiful and elaborate evening dresses of pink, blue or white brocaded silk. Made in short-waisted style with yoke and short sleeves of plain net Dainty trimming across front of tiny roses and leaves. Draped skirt gathered at waist Another smart model at this price is made in Dolly, Varden style. Material is a heavy, excellent quality flowered silk chiffon with overskirt and bodice of plain chiffon. Trimming of silver beading. $1.25 and $1.50 Middy Blouses. Clearance $1.05 Girls' Middy Blouses of white or navy Galatea made with large sailor collar and emblem on sleeve. Collar, . sleeve and pocket trimmed with Soutache braid. With or without laced front Sizes 6 to 20 years. SI. 50 Middy Blouses Clearance $1.25 White Galatea Middy Blouses with large sailor collar trimmed with red or blue narrow Soutache braid. Another style has round collar of blue and white striped Galatea and laced front. A Norfolk Middy has short sleeves, striped collar, cuffs and belt and laced front. $3.75 Middy Blouses Clearance $3.19 Navy blue serge, blouses. Sailor collar, sleeves and pocket trimmed with braid. Made with dickey and have sailor knot silk tie. $7.00 Coats, Clearance $3.75 Girls excellent quality Winter coats of brown and gray tweed mixtures. They have large round turn-down collars trimmed with plain cloth of con trasting color and cuffs of same. Sizes 8 to 14 years. Juniors' Coats, Clearance $9.95 Selling Regularly at $18.50 to $25.00 In sizes 13, 15 and 17 years of age. Materials of assorted mixtures. Tweeds and plain colors. Some have large sailor collars, other turn-down col lars and a few in strictly tailored style. Have pretty buttons for trimming. $12.50 Mackinaw Coats Clearance $700 Warm, practical coats in dark red, tan, black and white plaid, green and black plaid, and brown and tan 'plaid materials. Made in uniform mackinaw style. Girls' Dresses, Clearance $3.75 Navy blue and brown serge dresses for girls from 6 to 1 4 years of age. Made with round flat collar and long sleeves. Plaid silk tie at throat and skirts are made in pleated style. Another pretty model has round collarless neck and short sleeves. Trimmings of braid and buttons. Pleated skirt. Sailor Dresses, Clearance $4.95 Girls sailor dresses of red and blue serge with large sailor collar. Have long sleeves and high neck. Em broidered emblem on sleeve and dickey. Some made in one-piece dress style and others have separate blouse. Skirts are pleated. $7.95 Norfolk Dresses Clearance $6.75 Black and white shepherd check Norfolk dresses trim med with red flanned or white serge sailor collars, trim med with black braid. Full pleated skirts and long1 sleeves. Patent leather belt at waist $1.75 Rain Capes, Clearance $1.39 Gray striped rubber rain capes with plaid-lined hoods i -i- ana arm suu. - Combination Bag and Rain Cape Clearance $3.95 Red and blue extra quality sateen finished rubber cloth rain capes put up in handy leatherette cases. Lead pencil and 12-inch rule in bag. Very convenient for the school child. $2.50 Rain Capes, Clearance $1.75 Bestyette extra quality striped rubber rain capes in tan only. Hood and arm slits lined with plaid. $2.00 to $3.50 Wash Dresses Clearance $1.49 In sizes from 6 to 14 years. Wash dresses of fancy muslin, striped and checked gingham and linen. A spe cial lot of dresses, only one, two or three of a kind, which are marked for final Clearance. Three-quarter or short set-in sleeves and round or Dutch necks. Trimmings of white embroidery, embroidered designs and plain ma terial. Plain and pleated skirts. Fonrt Floor. All Muslin Underwear Reduced Latest Records for the Columbia and Victor Talking Machines The new February list is just out with some of the finest numbers in classic and ragtime, as "The Gems of Pagliacci," which is excellent. Among the popular records are "My Little Lovin' Sugar Babe," "On the Mississippi," "Casey Jones Went Down on the Robert E. Lee" and "When the Midnight Choo Choo Leaves for Alabam." Some new numbers by Caruso? and McCormack. Also a list of records by Lillian Nordica and Mar cella Sembrich. Talking Machines Victor and Columbia $1.00 down $1.00 week Basement Domestic Sewing Machines $1 Down -SI Week Cut Rate Drugs LOWEST PRICES IN PORTLAND 25c Sal Hepatica 15c 35c Laxative Fig Syrup. . . ,25c 50c Bottle Murine , .29c 25c Orangeine Powders 15c 25c Alcohol Stoves 19c 50c Curling Iron Heaters .... 39c 50c Hay's Hair Health 29c 25c Seidlitz Powders 15c 25c Gladfeet Corn Remedy.. 10c 25c Carter's Liver Pills 15c 50c Pompeian Massage Cr'm 29c 50c Sempre Giovine 29c 50c Charles Flesh Food 29c 25c Sanitol Tooth Paste or pow der 12c 50c Pebeco Tooth Paste 29c 1 0c Toilet Soap, 4-Ib bars ... 6c 1 0c Sandalwood Bath Soap ... 6c 25c Box Toilet Soap in assorted odors. 3 cakes to the box 9c 50c LaVida Rouge 25c $1.50 Sanitary Douche Outfit 98c FREE ENTRY IS SOUGHT VO TARIFF DESIRED OX S CP- PLIES FOR HOSPITALS. ONE MORE STATE NEEDED' West Virginia. Ratifies Income Taxi Amendment To Constitution. 1 CHARLESTON. Xi. Va Jan. 31. By a unanimous votei the West Virginia Legislature ratified late today the In come tax amendment to the Federal Constitution. Governor Glasscock has announced ttia't he Ifavors the measure. The vote of onljk one other state Is needed to make tie amendment con stitutional. Plea Also Is Made That Apparatus for Scientific Institutions Be Admitted Without Duty. WASHINGTON. Jan. SL Modifica tion of the administrative provisions of tie tariff law. the free admission of medicines and surgical Instruments for homltals and scientific apparatus for Institutions of research and continuance of free admission of numerous raw ma terials were urged today at the con cluding hearing before the House com mittee on ways and means. Geore-e- F. Clover, superintendent of R. Luke's Hospital In New York, representing- 600 hospitals of the country. asked that the free list be amended so as to Include hospitals that render medical and surgical aid free of charge, and that the institutions be permitted to Import free apparatus, utensils. In struments and preparations Tor medical and surgical purposes. Dr. Allerton S. Cushman, of this city, made 'similar appeal for industrial re search and scientific work. T. S. Todd, of New York, an Impor ter, complained of an injustice to the Importers through the Governments failure to refund, where, after they had paid on an overvaluation by the customs officials, the overvaluation was reversed by the appraisers. He said the honesty of Importers and the correctness of their valuations were demonstrated by the record of rever sals of local appraisers by the general appraisers' board. Salem Postmaster Appointed. WASHINGTON, Jan. SI. The Presi dent today nominated Frank B. South wick to be postmaster at Salem, Or. Th most eemnletfl referenofe eollertfnn of drugs in tha United States nas bean In stalled In tli National Museum at Wash ington, D. C . NEW COUNTIES OPPOSED IDAHO GOVERNOR GIVES MES SAGE TO HOUSE. Official Announcement Believed to Spell Doom of Division Bills In Legislature. BOISE, Ida., Jan. 31. (Special.) That he is opposed to the creation of new counties in this state except in such cases where the people have been given an opportunity to express them selves. Governor Haines has made known to the Idaho Legislature. The official announcement of the Governor spells doom for the Ada, Can yon. Bonner and Fremont County divis ion bills Introduced or to be Introduced, it Is believed in Legislative circles. Governor Haines made his decision known In a message to the House, in it he announced be had attached his signature to the division bills creating Minidoka and Lincoln Counties. He assigns his reasons for being opposed to the creation of new counties be cause of the increase of taxes that will follow. - The house refused to allow suspen sion of the rules to pass a bill per mitting farmers' producing associa tions to form a general corporation of various agencies, and forced the meas ure so providing to go on its regular course. The Oversmith bill giving county mutual fire insurance companies power to maintain a fund from which to pay losses rather than to levy assessments with which to pay them, was passed. Representative Dickenson, of Bingham County, introduced two bills relating to court procedure as to filing of ap peals to the Supreme Court. The Senate Indefinitely postponed the House joint resolution calling for Junketing trips of members represent ing Joint committees or both Houses to visit state institutions both North and South. A home rule local option bill provldfng for precinct local op- ((fin mio InlrnHnnifl In thn RpnntA tiv Senator MaoBeth, of Custer County. ELK HIDES MIE CAPTURED Deputy Game Warden Seeks Man Formerly of Forest Grove. HILLSBORO, Or., Jan- 31. (Special.) George W. Russell, of Gaston, deputy game warden, found four elk pelts In a barrel at the Van Antwerp home in Forest Grove this week and a warrant has been issued for a man who left that city about four years ago, moving to Portland and from 'there to a point on the east side of the Southern Pacific Railway. The pelta were left at the Antwerps by this man Just prior to his leaving Forest Grove. They were neatly packed and were dressed for mounting, proof that they were destined for a taxidermist as indications are that all were from bull elks. It is supposed that the owner also had the antlers cached away. The htdes were prime notwithstanding their four years of se clusion, and evidently bad been treated with a preservative. The man in ques tion formerly, lived in Patton Valley and was noted as a hunter. His name was not divulged by the authorities. The four mounts would have been worth several hundred dollars. WRECK IS SOLD FOR $330 Broken Bones of Steam Schooner Samoa Are Lean Picking. SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 31. The steam lumber schooner Samoa, which piled up on Point Reyes last Tuesday, was sold at auction today to wreckers for 1330. Her owners, the Caspar Lumber Com pany, valued her at 140,000, but her broken bones will make lean picking. The cargo of 250,000 feet of lumber brought $450, in the hope that some of It can be salvaged. Hunt CInb to Have Paper Chase. The Portland Hunt Club will hold a closed paper chase this afternoon. James Nlcol laying a course starting from the Intersection of Garden Home and Blavln roads. The riders will start at 2:30 o'clock.