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THK .HOICMMi OREnOMAX,' TTITDA V. DECEMBER 10. 1913.
Our Special 25c Hot Luncheon in the Basement Has Become a Pleasant Fixture in Many a Woman's Christmas Shopping. Have You Tried It?
Merchandise Bonds and Glove Bonds Now on Sale
Merchandise bonds for any desired amount, good at any time for any article
of merchandise in oar store. Clove bonds issued for one or any number of
pairs of gloves, exchangeable at any time.
, PICTORIAL REVIEW PATTERNS -A New Department
Novo located in the Economy Basement, for the greater convenience of busy
shoppers. Pictorial Review Magazines, Pictorial Review Patterns and fashion
sheets for January, 1916, are here. New, advance Spring styles.
SupmanoiSe & (Sot
cTMcrd-ndiso of J Merit Only"
Vo Phone Orders for Economy Sales
Xrnai Cardi and calendars in greatest variety.
Siaiiooe-rjr Store. Baiement.
(mas cards and calendars in greatest variety.
Stationery Store, Basement.
"Where You Spend the Least and Get the Most for It'
Our Reg. $1730 Model
Note, the fairuonabte. oew
$tylr k the illustration. Then
(oaibux ihem v.i(K the extra
fir qua! m of toft wool rwp
Ln. a.iJ beautiful nvarMat-U-x.vf.
anJ ott ht flint
rls of fur rxlttot daiary lrx
juir jr t 510.85.
J-rkr arc made- in the bw
nl Ji-irwh Itic! laM belted,
and tinarti with ulin. Mirt are
pleated t accord tth lh
$2 Ostrich Boas $1.33
Beautiful, soft ruffs, made of the
finot African lor. j flue stock, well
curled and trimmed with tatsel.
Color Kite. black, with white, or
Collars and collar and cuff sets,
of ihert orfancLe. New stylet.
HEATHERS LOOM TAF
FETA PETTICOATS fl. 00 j
Look Ike silk and wear much j
loofer. New stylet. with deep cord-
ed or knife pleated flounce, elastic J
fitted lop- Colors black. navy, j
bcm o and pern. .
Black Sateen Petticoats S9c ',
Two new Styles, with the laird
wide flounces, either corded or
treated. With or without dust ruf
fle. Lia.ttic lop. Shown in heavy
or light weight sateen.
Silk Fiber Hosiery
For Women . . . 25c
Send her two or ihre pairs of
these fiber silk stockings they look
lite silk, but wear a great deal bet
ter. In all new shades, and black
and white. Made with a deep silk
boot, double lisle lop and double
reinforced heels and toe. All sizes.
ISc Kimono Flannel 12tc
tlxtra heavy quality, great as
sortment of pretty patterns in light
and dark grounds.
SOc Sheets for 39c
Heaty round-thread cotton, free
from dressing. Extra quality. Sic
SOc Table Damask 35c
Full bleached, mercerized finish.
Several new patterns. 58 inches
Box of Three for 25c
Novelty two-tone effects with
colored embroidered corners and
7c Handkerchiefs 5c
Sheer while lawn with colored or
white embroidered corners.
Initial Linen at 10c
Pure linen, embroidered with
block initial. All letters.
For Friday Only
STERN AU CRUMB SETS I
Nickel, brass or copper.
Just the thing for Xmas gifts.
Light, Complete. .39c
With burner. High-grade air
hole opal globe and cap mantle,
ready for use.
, $1.50 and $1.75 Newest
" Xmas Gift Bags 98c
The latest styles, plain or pleat
ed, and tailored styles. Some with
hinged-in coin purse and hanging
mirror. Lined with Dresden or
In patent leather, pin grain, fine
pebble and Ions grain leather.
Mounted on strong frames, metal or I
W. B. Front-Laced
Splendid models for the average
figure 20 to 30. Medium bust, full
hips and back. Ventilated back.
$1.75 Corsets $1.19
Of heavy coutil with low bust,
extra long hips, reinforced over ab
domen. Sizes 22 to 36.
Xmas Gift Blouses $2.25
Always Sold at $3.00
Dainty, fine silk crepe de chine
waists, with fancy pleats or tucks,
as well as embroidered models.
Made with the convenient two-in-one
convertible collars. A more
pleasing gift for any woman would
be hard to find.
85c Indian Suit 69c
For the Boy's Xmas
They are realistic enough to de
light the most imaginative boy's
heart. Of tan khaki, with large
feather headdress. Sizes 4 to 12
Broken Line of $5 to $8
All Wool Suits $3.95
For boys up to 17 years.
V!' -vr-"' Vila
Sfji J',J S)r4
New Aprons in a Great Economy Sale
$1 JS THREE-PIECE HOUSE SETS 9Sc
Style No. 1 Made of percale in plain pink or blue, also fancy
flowered percale, or blue and while checked ginghams. Set of
jacket, skirt and cap. in style eiactly as illustrated. "I rimmed
with white bias pipings.
35c PERCALE OR GINGHAM APRONS 25c
Style No. 2 Of r'ngham m pink or blue checks; of percale in
sfnprs. fifture trimmed with rick rack braid. Style as illustrated.
NEW CHRISTMAS GIFT APRONS AT 25c
Style No. 3 Dainty round aprons of fine lawn, with pretty em
broidery ruffle, long string lies. As illustrated.
25c NEW PERCALE WORK APRONS 19c
Style No. 4 Of light figures or stripes, also light pink or blue
checked gingham. The best aprons ever offered at 19c each.
Made just as illustrated.
Most Remarkable Velvet Trimmed Hats at $1.75
Dress Goods for
'I he material (or a new dress,
skirt or waist, or for children's wear,
will be greatly appreciated by the
majority of women why not make
this a practical Xmas? Friday, we
offer the. following special induce
ments for Xmas shoppers:
48 and 52-inch suitings 89c
56-in. fancy cloakings $1.19
27-inch kimono challies 25c
56-inch ladies' cloth ...59c
36-inch wool serges ... .47c
36-inch novelty checks 47c
36-inch fancy plaids. . .47c
42-inch silk-wool poplin 98c
Dress Goods Rem
nants Half Price
Lengths from to 4Jj
For Regular 75c
Gift Corset Covers
Kach in its own gift box.
They are made of fine nain
sook, with dainty yoke of lace
insertion and organdie embroid
ery, beading, edging and ribbons.
For Women's $1.00
' Cotton Union Suits
Medium heavy weight, for
wear through the entire Winter.
Dutch neck, elbow sleeves, ankle
length. Trimmed with mercer
ized ribbon and beading. AH
For Women's $135
Cotton Union Suits
Soft, fleeced suits, made in
high neck, elbow sleeves, ankle
length style, in regular and ex
tra sizes. An extra good weight
for present wear.
Trimmed to Order for
REGULARLY $3.75 TO $5
A becoming hat here for
every woman. All colors, every
variety of shape and trimming.
Every one a new style, an in
dividual model, lately trimmed,
to wear until Spring.
75c and $1.00
Our Reg. $16. JO Model
There has never been such a
sale of coats remarkable new
models of finest mixed cloak
ings, and pebble cheviots, in
black, navy and mixed effects.
Every coat strictly tailored in
identically the same manner as
$20.J0 coats. In correct 45
and 48-inch lengths, pleated
and belted effects, with fur or
Again we say, they are remarkable.
Mercerized Bosom Shirts for $1.00
Made with the soft bosom and soft French cuffs shown in a fine
array of stripes and figured patterns in blue, pink, heliotrope and black
and white. Each shirt packed in a handsome holiday box.
Handkerchiefs 59c the Box
Hemstitched initial handkerchiefs, either plain or white or with
colored initials. Packed six in a fancy holiday box. The style. of
lettering is known as the "Longfellow" and is very artistic.
Handkerchiefs, Special 12 l-2c Each
Hemstitched initial handkerchiefs in a pretty medallion design in a
variety of colors, such as blue, leather and heliotrope. Sold separately
or in handsome holiday boxes at 75c the box.
75c Men's Neckwear for 49c
Pure silk four-in-hands made up like most expensive neckwear with
broad ends and the slip neckband. Shown in a vast array of new
stripes and figured designs.
6 Pairs of Men's Socks for $1.00
Guaranteed sox put up in boxes of six pairs and guaranteed to
wear six months. Of fine grade staple cotton yarn in good medium
weight. In black, gray and navy. ,
Sets Suspenders, Garters & Arm Bands $1.25
Put up in fancy holiday boxes of fine mercerized webbing in
plain blue, tan, heliotrope and fancy pattern designs.
STRIKE IS DEBATED
Railway Union Delegates Ar
rive for Secret Caucus.
ARBITRATION IS REFUSED
l-rtartplo Hrrlaml l:sre-lle-at. hml to
)! ttorm AbM- tJsh.loar
!ajr aaj Tlm anU )tlr for
Oiffllm I. Itrnuaikd.
! railway aaloria arrv4 fcara to
day rPraturT ! ixiijut a aacral
lonorror comi4.r fatfcr
a B.aaral atrtka a.i Iba railroad ef
mualr, ta ral ! Bait eprtac
traa.porlatloa itaaa arraal
trraaaa la a.a lor .i.rlim. aat
c&l-kour ,. Taa Uoor uaioa offl
nala o-xlara tfi.r. win ta ao arbilra
laa f taa UmantU ct ln railroad
Ttt.y aaaarf thai tha cWtaloa taat
yotiat er tbo board of arburatloa t.
Ma taa ftiiann aa4 (tr.m.a oaijr
mail fart of tha waa Inrraaa d-
maad'd ta. raitaaJ alatUatioo ia
laa raska of tha aapioaa.
AmoBC tha labor uoioo official la
tha ttty to attaad Iba roat.raaca
! aa-ia tomorrow ara W. A
Maea. praaij.nl of tbo Krotaarhood ef
l-ocometlva :Rina,ra; VY. . Vartar.
prtaMtai of Iba Krvcbarboaal of Loco
metKa rir.m.a: W. U. Laa. pr.aid.ot
af tbo Brotaarbo4 of lUllwar Traia
mmm. aa4 A- B. lurmaoa. pra.ld.at af
tbo Brolaraoo4 of Katla Coadue
Tunothr Sbaa, a.siataal la lb rr.
daat at t.-. Brotbarbood at Lacaao
It rrm aad aaa of lb naambar
ef h board 0f arbitration la lb ca
ef lb tococaotl aeatcaar aad fir
a laat rpriBr. aall toxlar:
"Til a Ilea tbar will a no arbitra
tion. Ta prlactpt of arbitration U
icotlaat. bat It baa baan abuaal Tbar
baa bear an eri about wbat wo ar
attar. W will damasd iht-bour
r aad Urn aad n baif for overtime.
W a ssay decid In add olbr damaad
at our eoaf.rane. wblcb bacla tomor
row. If don't at wbal waat. w
will wain out. aed every railroad la
lb coaairy. IbtoItibc nor Ibaa 11..
aia. will aftKlad.
DEFENSE BILLS SHAPING
thna o((.ata4 hr tt tvr Imparl.
rnrt. Thr fouad lb following re
aulta. the firar. quoted, ahowlnar the
Inrraaa. aambar of oraranlaatlon
a. kad for ear arm of lb rl-.
Infaatrr War Ipanmeot. 1 rl
mant. Oarrbarlaln. 3 rlmrjl.
Mar. ao additional r rtin-B ! a, but -l.linc
or intaat ion to b maintained
at mamiraum 'roih at all t Imaa.
Cavalrr W'mr Wpartmrnl. aoaff
rh.mb.rUia, four rritm.nii; Hair, bv
additional r.eim.nta. but full atrenctn
of Iba preeaal tornmand to b mala
I I.M artillery A ar Twpartmenl.
tour reclmeata; hambartaia. II rl
m'Bt. liar. ' r.glro.nt.
..aral blaft fid.
C'oa.l artillery War Pepartmant.
13 rompaniea: thamberlaln. approxi
mately I J rtimp.nl.. or nuilmnm
atranatb of 3.li man: liar, approxl
malaly 3i. additional man. but BO
IidCBal rnrpa War Pepartmrnt. four
aero eqaadroae: Cbambarlaln. J of
firer. ealieled ronnl number to be
f.-d br the freaid.nt: Hay. Zl ef
firar. I of whom mould bo pevi
fiM for attatloa duty.
:iiu.r corpe War trparlTinl. IS
romfanl... iBambarlaln. a total of
aaa tool refiment and aen aaoual
ed battalion; Hay. ono battalion.
aator 'bambrlain propoaa to Cro
at n a-ener-al ataff corp. witn which
lb preeeat Jnpartr-41anerar depart
man! would be consolidated, tbo chief
of staff In hare tha rank and par of
a tJmnan(-loerl aad lh staff lo
number ta all officer, th lot la
rank betna Captaloa.
Tb reeerr ef enlNtcd men would
b rompoaed wholly ef men who had
received recolar army tralnlnc or those
profee.ioaablty ejuallfled for special
scientific and niBOTtn dull.
si a-Tear Teraa rrwM.
RepreaeBtatlv llay'a plan also pro
vide for a reearv rorpa of officer
aad for cadet companies for ! train
Ina of Junior offl-ar attached lo ran
olar recimaata. Itotn h aad Heaator
Ctiambarlala would arlvn provisional
commlsatona lo all Offier bat thoe
craduated from-lh military academy,
full rommlsaloa to bo Elven ntter a
spactfled time to officer who prove
efficieaL Both plana provld for a
isyar enlistment In In regular
Tb Hay continental army arhem
provide I hat th 4o.o0 men under
trainlna durlnn lb flr.t three years
of their ala-Vear an'lstment shail bo
called Into service only with tb con
sent of Concres and when war I In
profres or Imminent. Th continen
tal res.rv could bo called oat only
when war wa declared by or acalnsl
Iba foiled tttates. la deailnc with th
organised militia tb plan provide
tbat no stale troop shall hart lb
benar.t of Federal appropriation ex
cept when their number represent
mea for each Senator or Representative
from tbat state.
BOYS BASIS OF BILL
"afard rrena P"! race
mad puoiic it I aenerally under
stood, however, to propo n far Lar x
Increase la the regular Army Lbaa th
AdmiBtatratlon' recomoaandaltooa coa.
aVaaat military commltto snerahar
compared lh Chsmbartala and Hay
flaaa) (or ti raUr Army today trim
Marwhrtc-ld II a $ l'lr.
MAIUHIFTZUA Or, Dc . (Spo
claL nr Bail to th Kvenlns Record
ofBc. In tb ran a ma Millinery store,
owned by Mrs. Max Tlmmerman. did
damac amounting to li. Tb Record
offlc did not (ustala any daman.
rla-nee4s k.ln a total value of B.erl
ITT.iwueoo oere !. rraa la svslk Alri
saa mlaa ia 11.
Chamberlain Would Begin Mil
itary Training at 12.
took him to the. VrheclT Hoyplta!.
wher Dr. ftinehart amputated the In
jured member Just above the wriat. Mr.
Barker I -2 years old and the son of
a rancher In the vicinity of Mohler.
SOUND BODY PUT FIRST
Prill In rrocrr Intll 33. Those
Who I'rrfcr It lirlnc Admlllrd
lo Na-ial Mllllla Country
rmitlrU Inlu IXslrlrt.
ORKOONI AN XEW4 BfRKAf. Wash-
InstorK !.. P. Senator Chamberlain
today completed hi bill proposlnaT to
establish In the I nlted Mates a modi
Oration of the Swiss system of com
pulsory military education. The bill
la a x.n.rsl nay require all boy who
are phylca!!y sound lo take up mill
lary instruction from the lime they
are year old until they are IJ.
The early year will be devoted nl
moat entirely lo calisthenics, etc.. de.
slcned to raak them sound of body.
Tby will be trained during: those years
a cadet corps. iTora th as of IS tin
III their Instruction la completed they
will b Instructed in th us of arm
arvl generally ia all the duties of a sol-
dtr. Th bill will fix the amount of
lime each boy must devot to military
instruction each year, the amount In
creasing talth their as, and during
their laat six years they will be obllxed
lo devote 111 hour a year to military
drill. In addition to spendlnc XO day
annually with tha militia lo receive
To os boys. who prefer naval Instruc
tion will, between th ace of It and
32. serve th designated period with th
?aval militia on ships of th Oovern
ment. Th country will be divided un
der th Chamberlain bill Into unit con
forming to Congressional district, each
district bavin- i(a own cadet organl-tatlun.
Senator Chamberlain I of ferine- this
bill lr order that It may be discussed
with other measure while the military
programme 1 being whipped into
Senator Chamberlain' other and
more Important bill, providing for gen
eral strengthening of th Array and
tha reserve, differ radically from th
plan proposed by Secretary Garrison
and I mora nearly In lino with th
legislation suggested by th Army War
College than any of the bill thua far
suggested. It completely Ignore th
continental army Idea.
BRITAIN TO LET DYES IN
Washington Now NorLIng lo Obtain
(irrmtii Kirhansc for Tobacco.
WASHINGTON. Dec, 9. Orcat Rritain
ha announced It willingness to per
mil exportation from Germany of suf
fit-lent dyestuff to supply the immedl
ate need of American Industrie. Ne
gotiations with Germany based upon
(hi assurance. It wa learned, have
been begun informally by the rUate
Ieparlment with a view of persuading
the Imperial government to permit the
exportation of dyestuff without re
ceiving concessions, whluh It hereto
fore hss demanded, of foodstuff or
cotton from th t'nitcd State.
Great Britain ha consistently re
fused lo allow Germany to Import these
commodities. Recently, however. It as
sented to th shipment of tobacco
from the I'mted tftates through neutral
ports, tftate Drpartment officials hope
to effect an exchange of tobacco fur
GERMAN SCORES WILSON
Declared Insult to Men Who Showed
Ixve for Fallierland.
MYSTERY YET HOLDS
Mohler Man Loses Hand.
WHEELER. Or. Deo. . Special.)
While duck hunting near Mohler Tues
day William Barker slipped and fell,
discharging hi gun into hi right hnd.
completely blowing It off. Orson Bat
lees a. friend, who) ra wiU him.
BERLIN, via London, Dec t. Th
Uorgenpost today, commenting on the
address of President Wilson, makes a
violent attack on tho President, say
Ing that It ha long known tbat be was
anti-German, but that be never before
had given rein to hta hatred In this
Thl neutral Government head has
hardly a word of reproach for the
hameles incitement of the Jingo press
against Germany. But ha -insults a
traitor, anarchist and dishonorable
persona those men In whom lov for
th old fatherland lives, and who rise
op against tb despicable things done
MERCHANT'S CHECK USED
E. n. Hughes Arrested at Med ford.
Took Blanks From llarry I'earce.
ROSEBURO. Or, Dec. . (Special)
That C H. Hughes, who was arrested
at Medford a few days ago on charges
of dealing In worthless paper, procured
a number of blank checks from the
store conducted by Harry Pearce, a
merchant of thla city, wa the word
received here today. On of the checks
passed at Ashland had Mr. Peaxce's
name printed on It.
Mr. Pearce recall that the man visit
ed his store, but he la unable to ex
plain how he came into possession cf
th checks. On his visit to Roseburg,
Hughes represented himself as F. L
Kuhlman, of Portland.
' JUa4 Tb Orecqniaa a classified, sis. 1
Minnesota's Captain Refuses
to Answer Questions.
RESCUERS KEPT IN DARK
Disabled Steamer In Due Off San
IHego Tills Morning and Is Ex
ported to Reach San Fran
cisco Next Tuesday.
ON BOARD TACHT VENETIA. In
Mexican waters, by wireless to San
Diego. Cat.. Dec . Whatever mystery
surrounded the disabling of the big
liner Minnesota, en route from Seattle
to London, remained unsolved tonight
to those aboard the wrecking steamer
aqua, which Is towing her, and to
newspapermen aboard the Venetla, the
private yacht of John D. bpreckels,
which reached the Minnesota today.
The Venetla. with her owner aboard.
left San Diego Lata yesterday and
picked up the Minnesota some 60
miles, roughly speaking, couth of San
Francisco. Efforts" to communicate
with Captain Thomas' Garllck brought
no response, nor could any Information
be obtained, from any member of the
Ceslare I Only Reply.
A megaphoned Inquiry as to one
member of the crew who is said to
have remarked in Seattle that the Min
nesota would never reach London
brought In reply a gesture from a man
on the Minnesota who waved toward
the vessel's hold.
Captain Mitchell, of the Iaqua. told
the Associated Press representative
that Captain Garllck had refused to
tell him anything about waat tne sit
uation was aboard, and also declined to
rive him a course to steer or nan e the
port to which the Minnesota was to
be taken. '
A heaving- line from the venetla put
cigars and newspapers aboard the
Iaaua and the Minnesota, Captain
Mitchell roared his thanks through a
megaphone; a wave of the first of
ficer's hand was tho response from the
Port Engine Working.
Th Minnesota's port engine was
working today. Tbo tug Dauntless was
assisting the Iaqua, and the weather
was good. The .Minnesota may be ,
towed into San Diego.
SAX DIEGO, Dec . Th disabled
Hill freighter Minnesota, In tow of the
tugs Dauntless and Iaqua, is due off
San Diego harbor between 4 and S
o'clock tomorrow morning. If the pres
ent rate of speed Is maintained, ac
cording to word brought her today
by the yacht Venetla.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. J, A .wire
less message) received late today from
tho wrecking steamer Iaqua, which
with the tug Dauntless, was sent to the
assistance of the disabled steamer Min
nesota, said that the Minnesota was
being towed by both the Iaqua and the
Dauntless and was making pood prog
ress and expected to reach an Fran
The message said further that the
tug Sea Rover, which left San Fran
cisco December 8, was expected to
reach the Minnesota and her convoys
KLAMATH JBANKER DIES
Frederick Melhasc, Early Settler,
Passes In San Francisco.
KLAMATH FALLS. Or.. Dec. 9. (Spe
cial.) Frederick Melhase, an early
settler of Klamath, 61 years old, died, at
St. Francis Hospital at San Francisco
this morning, according to word re
ceived here today. . Death was due to
pneumonia, following a recent opera
He was president of the Butte valley
State Bank, Dorris. Cal.a just across the
state line, and owned much property
here. He served as County Commis
sioner and as a member of the City
He is survived by his wife and three
brothers, Alford. Gus and Richard, and
sister, Mrs. Ketsdeever, all residins
Another sister is in Missouri.
Rhotirun cartridge wads made In Kranr-e
from granulated cork are paid to lessen the
recoil of puns in which they are used wlth
ont impairing their efficiency.
10 SOOTHE ANY
Poslam does remarkable work in
clearing complexions, oftentimes over
night; soothes inflamed skin, banishes
that aggravating- feeling of unrest;
takes out the soreness. The same rapid
healing power which Poslam exerts in
cases of stubborn Eczema will serve
you, if you will but employ it. to ba
rid of similar afections or disordered
conditions of the skin. Minor troubles
usually require but few applications.
Pimples are quickly reduced.
As to soaps, you should know that
Poslam Soap is an absolutely safe soap
for tender, sensitive skin a daily de
lijrht for Toilet and Bath.
For samples, send 4c stamps to Kmer.
pency Laboratories, 32 West 25th st
New York City. Sold bv all Drufrgist.s.
Why You Should
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of money by theft or carelessness is
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Let us open an account for you today.
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