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1 DEAD, 1 INJURED,
NEW SNOWY GALE
EL PASO IS
HAT MAKERS TEST
WEST'S RABBIT FUR
C MIDDLh WLSTbl ILL
IS BITTERLY COLD
1 ILL FROM FIRE
Mil. MSOTT IXTI.RU-TS r.S!
I M1.V.M lACTOHY I TLA.
WAVK rASMXti EASTWARD MAY
BAKl K MAX SUCCUMBS AFTER
PUTT1XG OUT SMALL BLAZE.
i.ita:it Al-L THIS WtLK.
ru dun ui unnuiiu
Knives Used in Fights
in Many Quarters
SOLDIERS JOIH I.N DISORDER
Ambulances Racing Through
Streets: Doctors Summoned.
MARTIAL LAW IS DECLARED
i ilia .lrerrrnl and mrr
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MlwKTT I1f I a.
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F tia maxarre VVeatera) CtlXu-
.a Mii4 bv tltiina baadit of I
freigaera. iw(1t A nrkR. flare4 ar
ia t r nnM ahea rere af
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f-eiraa aae'V ajieMer r-ma eepaiMe rf
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Martial taar waa 4ee'are4 U' to
a.ri..flta IH M!M th Bail?e
earaee war l'e4 a at aa4 ordered
I" a in f4 ftif "
lio-a. rvt4 llrnil Iba atreala aa4
e"Ta!.-tan ware e!le4 te eria aj-tar-tare
a.Maeea l mH ft bjaaeraa.'
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nifirf. -oktf4 for V - a n- a aa.
I wl.-a al tba ftot. eauaM sal Ml
taaa a a. I at'e4 ikem for tbetr aaa
yrr. tto la laavo.
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tr a4 eter Meaiveaa, rauaded P
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aaflaak 4ao4 trie ? .w.saal tHa (
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aaarl Jaa Fr'ata. t a a leather af
iaaaral Maaael .Udlalei. Villa
fraf rll.af ar at". aa4 i alftara.
Taar left ! 'alfaria. Tha pre- I
aii.av h4 hat hl4 aa levbnWal
(lrM a' araa- .
tia)i Mviaiai fa I karaa.
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tft lhaan'f rar4 t r 4tr1fta
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PRICE OF BEER INCREASED
bartr lor lfldall lo W ddr to
Tnal tuv IVrrail.
Vivnrvi.li. aa. Ja II ipo
a al i I'uareaiaiaaal. arvaf aa4 a
!- air a .an ara In atora far aLa-T
.a- af mat! a4 r'"l'H t"ira la
l":a ata'a an aauit al a ratte taal j
rr-t: to :f rat aiiua)! J raata. m-
aiaa I ( : 1 r-iiK aa4 ana ir aa ar- I
ia4 ta ba aaj oaa 4aaan aiarta j
af fraaa i ana aaatb. Mar po narai
af fa aftn'an lat taa lirnii ait tna
a .ivurta . it la 21 a'nta. j
ti ba baaa .;4 fat tba Caaair
Jt .4 ' nwi abarca 10 raata far aao j
i. la all ! la (barto af j
Si ' tr tba parajit. I
rva Mat ba to IW Heard,
I. ;:. Or. J aa II r-eclal
A aaa state . the ward of wblc
war wr.tten v M'a J ara Wa'.ar
laiM aad tba -. uaw by J. Mormaa
v aterhauae. af l.aseae. will ba ftaaa
I' B-at m;,, prsaaatatiaa al IB sea-
af tba .,saea r araioa.e
ri.tr. ta wft ck i: lautt w ij lake
ta'l. I iUt. Jiauart It. Mwc loser
a4 crittra of I i.ralora trredrct fs iaa
aaaa a bri;aat eavvee.
IxabllahMM-nl of Markrt for lral
lo Kapflaal Trade la llldra V lib
(rrnunj la rrofaoacd.
or.cwxus sews bit.caC. --
iaclea. J a a. II. At Ik raqaral ot BP
rtll finBoll. of Oracon. a fcal
fa.-lorr la Panr!ala a ronductln (
aiBarinwaU lo datarmlaa irhalbar or nol
a fr of Waaiari, jararaoblt. taa ba
lit ia4 In h manafarlura of drrbr
a4 alhar lrl' of ' b
If Ibo tiparlnrnli ora ti-caf at. Iba
ortisa aiambar la roafidant lhara raa
raa4: ba bai!l up an A mar Iran mar bat
lot arhrabMt fur. and cm th mar-
bat la aalabllahao. ba faala Ibara arltl b
a doubla n-anila for kllllnc ona of
tba not. I fala arlth nbt.h l Wt-
ara firmer baa lo 4al.
la ronaataatlon nub a rnnlol
rancrma tm lima afo, Mr. Pin
fMit aarna4 Ibal rabbl fur la tmport
a4 from t;armanr tr Iba maaufartura
of fall. aa4 ba- aua of Iba war Ibla up
pi baa bn rul off. Tba 4aa or.
-arrad la btm thai If Oarrnan rabbll
fir U O'lllaMa tor manufariurlnc fall.
Iba fitr of Iba Jarkrabblt Oilht ba
Taranch IM CanfrtMinaa. Mr. ln
aaii arrani4 la baa Iba ranarlaala
bal fariorr prlmar.i ajiib jarkrab
bil far. aa4 ha I ban ani In Oraaon and
bad a Ursa b of )a-krabMI akin
frnar44 lo kim. Tha.a aklna bava
baaa nl oa lo ;o rannalanla fc
STEAMSHIP IS NOT WARNED
tllarh o Hrtloo la lrdllrrran-a n
l-rarrllanl hj frrnrh Iipalch.
!rV. Jan. II Tba Hr.lib aiaam
al p ClaomMla. annb la Iho M'dilarra
aaan mm Janoarr II. aa lorpadoad
alt tool varninc. arrordina to a Kara
4palrr ladar from Mrlra.
Ta - aama dtapal.-h raporta thai I
narwr Tafna. obirk arrKod al Mar
aalltaa from rnilippailla. ax-apad for
Ik aaaon4 lima from a aabmarloa bj
pa4 a4 rlavar luaavttrt.
I'apKla i'bairr, of iba ii:t and
;a) man of iba rraar arra ptrkad ap
T Iba alaamar Moaaoul. Iba dlapalrh
a-arja. Mia Ibraa llncUabmaa of Iba
rar aad Ha ITilaaaa vara loat.
GRAYS HARB0RW00D LOW
Traaaaarra al brHa-n Mrlke aad
rl la-Oal Wat Adtaac.
AHKtlt'KltS. t'ab. Jan. IX. pa
cal I roiloalRC Iba rloatna of mill
tbfotoat tba couair. Iba harbor
ntiaa ara fa'lo an acuto wood hort
aa. Tha aurptr at mill wood la aboal
tKaaalad aad roal la proalnc a hi
aal.ar. aaool tana bain aotd hara
la tba lat tna 4aa.
boal nafoa taamairra lodar atrark
far a ;-caal adTanra aad racaiaad II.
Tha aumaar af fr oaa a ptpra In bouaaa
lbroa!snt Iba citjr raa ap Inlo baa
drada aad la croalar Ibaa al aa lima
dorinc Ibo p't alt ar.
INDIAN BABIES DYING OFF
pi-al Mailr lor (Ulraaloa of Prop-
acanda Asaifial lUrmt.
XV A!HIN';TOf. Jan. II la aa appaal
-aa fa Indian FaMaa." ant t. to
day to atcif amploja of Iba frill ad
fiataa Ind aa aaraica. Cata trail. Com
miaaioaar for Indian Affair, cltad ata
tialKa to hor that approlmalrlr
tbraa-firiha at Iba Indtaa Infaal diad
bafora Iba aa of fia taara.
Tba com miaaioaar urad tba atlralna
lion ot abat ba farmed Iho lolo;ar
abla" condition that tnfrat am In
dian boraaa. and axtaaalon of tha adu-
STUDENT TAKES COLD SWIM
rortlaad IVn Ibona flalhlns tall la
I ra-a In aT TrmprraUrr.
KUll.Ml Ot. Jan I! lpactat I
laanaa Heanay. fraahmaa at tha lnl
araltr af Orason. oirtoaa koma la ta
fort and. I4ar doonrd I la bathiBf.
ait and took a p:usca In tba ml. I race
auk tha tamparatura balow fraaalna.
fiannay atasad bla vrlormMne at
Iba rr af Iba Kappa tticma fralaratly
aooaa. sotna from tha bouaa to tba
a alar, abaal ba'f a blok. la b a b:k-lac-ault
ARMY SURGE0N DROWNED
( na.i .rtllrrr Prlaalr-a Alao aae
IJir-a la Mrarnrr Colllaloa.
li t.Vl:TOV. T. Jan. Il-fttln
tl r. .Vnaa. Madl.-al forra. V. . A.
att-t.ad lo tba Coa! ArtiMara pool at
.art Oovhatt. aad tlraa prOataa ot
fa foaat An 1'fl nara dronaod todajrl
a tba liaaaaton cbantiat attn l-a!
l)jirman haat J ft l aiaa run doaa'
aad ! b tha tank taaroailp Chart
IL HameodL oulon4 for Tiapi'o.
Tsa body af I'aplala Noaa baa baan
OAKLAND CURBS JITNEYS
Califoeaia To a Prohibit Opera
Itoa la llaalaeaai Dlatrlet.
t.i.tiKl.Nt. Cat. Jan. It, Jnne.
ware rrohiMt4 free operating la f e i
-aaaaa 4 atri.-t cf Oakland by aa or-;
4inaa. a4opt4 today by taa City j
Attrea for Jltary oparatora aald
i aald I
thai would aaak to n)o'a aaforva
; tha aaaaara.
LANSING WARNS AMERICANS
Citizens Told to Leave Trou
WILSON CONSIDERS CASE
Xmhlns lo Hr pnnr I nlll Iwialln
aira Olxalnod Inirnae Inilia
Ballon la Flrrimrd In Holt
llouir of Congress.
n tIIIM.Tn. Jan. IX 4 aalarc af
tvaaanl Joao Radrlaara. . a a era I Alaal-
4a aad aatrral otaar a Ilia rhlrftalna
br (arraaaa toeava aaar Madara aaaa
aanaaaaad taalakl la dlapalrbaa from
ri raa to too btato Dapartmrat aad
tha Kaatma I'jabaaar. Almlada aaaa
bal Immediate!, tba araaait ta the
rnbaaar aald. and aammare raaaajtloa
or nariara ba4 baaa "aderad hr t.ea.
oral (aaalra. ranaaaalai the aarriaoa
W AilllNJToV. Jan. 11 r.Ilaea Ar-
radondo. Ambaaaador of tha lelcaa
da facta oarrmn. rallad at tha bint
Iapartment today mI paraonallr a
ured berlarr Ianain Ibal t'arranta
trooper bad baaa dlapalrhed to Writ,
rrn i"hihuahua ariib order 10 kill or
raptor alt tha bandtl concerned la
tho alarms of American rliiaena. Ila
raid orary t'arranra Midler In Norlh
ra Milco would ba preaaed Into
errlra If aararr.
In a iamnt latar Mr. Arrrdondo
declared thai I ha men who lol their
lle had attempted to reach lhair
plar ot bualneaa befora romplat con
trol of lb realon bad bean arcom
p:iahed by tha l arraau force. Ila aid
I bar bad raralaad per m l aa I o at their
oaa raqueet to paaa thro'iah tha t.'ar
ranaa linaa. althsucb American bava
baart warned lo heap out of territory
In which urrltta aarfar was In
VI aralaa bite, baya wSae.
Mr. Arredondo went to tha Utalo fa-
parlmenl at tha riaaa of a day deroled J
lariely In ofTl-'lal circle to tba Mexican
ituation. ITldent Wilaon conferred
with ha-rratary of Ktala Uanalnc and
dlacuaaed tha aubj'ct with caller. II
I understood to bar told aoma of Ih
lallar thai Chihuahua mine emplor
had baen rapaciaily warned not to so
Purina tha day Jiecretary I-analng
mad It clear that Iba American Oov
arnmant would demand from tba dc
facto (oiraramenl arldenr that the
murderer bad been punlahed. and that
If thl wer not don an lu micbt
arte betaeen Ih American and Car
ranu aovernmant. Thla atatement
aaa ronaldered inlflcnl of Ih do-
4 an rasa 2: l'o:uma 3-
rhra-Ua Has Worst 'Weather of
t-rmntnll May fie Warmer lo
JtocLy Mountains .Todajr.
KANSAS CITT. Jan. 1J. Ultlla hop
of relief from sro temperatures for
th next S hours In the 8outhwet was
offered by the local weather bureau
hera tonight. Whlla rUInf; tempera
ture tomorrow wera predicted for
Oklahoma and Nebraaka. tha cold war
will continue throuahout the atates.
Kar.aa. Mlnanurl and Iowa, for the r
malndrr of Ih meek, at least. It wa
Tempcraturre, In Kanui and Ml
rourl mere expected to be from 6 to IS
dree below sero ton lent. At 1
o'clock hera the temperature waa I
decree blow sero. tha same mark as
thai of lat nlsht at the same tiro.
On death from exposure mas re
ported today In Kansas.
nKXVrr.. Jan. IX The cold war
extending over the Rocky Mountain
for three day ha paed eaxtward. It
m announced by tha local weather
Snow I probable In Utah tomorrow,
but generally throughout the mountain
rrElon warmer weather Is forecast.
NORFOLK. Neb.. Jan. IX Northern
Nebraaka experienced the colnest
perature at Norfolk dropping to St
below and throughout this territory
ranging from SS to X below.
t'entral South. Dakota had relief to
day from yesterday's sarere cold, the
mercury rising from 40 below to SO
PU'fX FAUJ". S. P.. Jan. IS.
Thirty-lhrea degree below xero wa
he temperslure officially recorded
hera last night. Ih coldest for several
years. Robert Jacobaon. a farmer
Ivlng near Salem, waa found dead In
hi buggy and a companion, badly
frnaen. waa found on the (round
ALONZO M. MURPHEY OUT
Investment flanker of Spokane la
Candidate for Congress.
rTOKANi; Waeh.. Jan. IS. (Spe
cial. I Alonxn M. Murphry. Fpokane In
vestment banker, today announced his
rsndidary for Congreas. subject to the
republican primaries of It's. Though
a leader of the Ilepubllran party In the
early day and a realdent of th com
munity since llll. Mr. Murpbey of lata
yeara has Pot been active politically
and hi candidacy cam a a surprise to
many ot the party workers In tha Fifth
-My campaign will ba made upon the
Republican platform as It Is going to
be drafted by the coming National con
vention. Mr. Murphey aald.
KAISER'S SISTER SENT FOR
Hume Hear Jneen Sophie Will Go!
to Hrrlln at Oner.
1XN1X.N". Jan. 11. A wireless dis
patch from Rome says thst Queen
tiorhlr. o' Greece, hss been summoned
lo tha bedside of ler brother. Emperor
William, whose lllnc.n. I deacribed aa
Th Q'.een. th message ays. la to
depart at once for Berlin.
NOT BUILD ANOTHER CHINESE
a. I a a W in .a - -, .a
STRUGGLE : BELIEVED ENDED
London Thinks King Nicholas
Will Not Continue.
SEA CAMPAIGN AFFECTED
Italy' Ambition to Dominate Adri
atic Cheeked, W ith Far-Reaching
Consequence to Naval Move
ments In Mediterranean.
LONDON. Jan. IX Another decisive
stage in the Balkan situation has been
reached, with Montenegro now follow
ing Serbia In virtual absorption by the
Invading forces. It mas learned to
night tbat Austria and Montenegro had
come to an armistice, this being con
strued as the last act of the little coun
try after having Its capital. Cettinje.
dominated by the Austrian capture of
Whether King Nicholas mill continue
the unequal struggle Is considered
doubtful in London, but the accepted
view among the best Informed men in
London I that Montenegro ha virtual
ly passed under Austrian control.
Hold aa Adriatic Htreagtkraed.
The chief significance of thl does
not lie in the small territorial acquisi
tion, which la less than that of Ser
bla. but In Montenegro's Adriatic front.
lying alongside the Austrian main of
fensive naval station of Cattaro. where
dispatches announce the entire Aus
trian fleet, including three dread
noughts, was assembled and from
which departed the recent naval raid
against Italian troops going to the re
lief ot Serbia.
This further extension of Austria's
Adriatic front with the dominating
nasal center of Cattaro. la viewed aa
further tending toward the realisation
of Austria's object of making the Ad
riatic an Austrian sea and thus check
ing Italy's ambition to make it an
Italy Mas Mack at Stake.
Italy had so much at stake that offi
cials and diplomats had been waiting
anxiously for the steps that Italy would
take to relieve Montenegro and at the
same time avert another Austrian ex
tension on the Adriatic They were
aware that Italy had once before pre
vented Austria from gaining territorial
concessions from Montenegro near Cat
taro. by emphatically objecting to the
treaty made in 112. - As Italy was then
a member of the triple alliance. Aus
tria reluctantly yielded to the Italian
objection. It was believed that dynas
tic reasons would play a part in Italy's
assistance of Montenegro, as King
Nicholas' daughter is the wife of the
King of Italy, but help from that quar.
Concluded on Page. 4. Column 1.)
Firemen Have to Work Way Tast
Angry TKg, Goats and Chickens
In Home, Then Fight Owner.
BAKER. Or.. Jan. 13. (Special.)
One man dropped dead, one was in
jured and a woman .made so seriously
III that she may have to be sent to a
hospital as the result of a fire this
morning that did only a few dollars'
The dead man is Walter Finch, aged
70. who climbed to the attic, halt
clothed and barefooted, quenched the
blaze, and dropped dead from heart
disease and exposure soon after the
firemen arrived. His wife is in a frenxy
and may be turned over to the county
for care. She accuses the firemen of
being responsible for killing her hus
band. Finch tried to keep the firemen from
the attic and in the efforts J. II. Kane,
a fireman, was knocked unconscious by
a falling board.
The home was one of squalor snd
Fire Chief Grabner had to stand off a
snarling dog and then work his way
through goats and chickens livirvg in
the room with the aged couple as he led
the way to the blaze. A defective flue
caused the fire. Finch leaves two
daughters living In Sparta,
PENDLETON FIVE INDICTED
One Return by Grand Jury Is Xot
Announced, but Four Enter Pleas.
rKNDI.ETO.W Or., Jan, 13. (Special.)
Five Indictments and one not true
bill were returned today by the Jan
uary grand Jury. The not true bill was
returned in the case of George Yogle
son, charged witn larceny alleged to
have been committed at Stanfield.
Bills were returned against J. C.
Brumett and Abraham Goldburg for the
alleged theft of a watch and chain
from A. B. Watson at the last Round
up. M. McMurray, colored, who was ar
rested December 6 for chasing Harvey
Bazelle with a long cleaver, was In
dicted for assault with a dangerous
Gus Expinosa was indicted for assault
on James Beck, proprietor of a livery
The fifth bill was not made public.
The four men, on being arraigned this
morning, pleaded not guilty.
The investigation of the election
riots commenced today.
SNOWSHOES TO BE USED
Bull Hun Water Observer Must Visit
.Lake This Week.
The task of snowshoeing and skiing
40 miles through the wilderness of the
Bull 'Run water reserve, where the
snow Is dozens of feet deep in some
places, has been assumed by Glen He
Intyre. a rancher of Brightwood. He
will make the trip this week, going as
far as Bull Run Lake to record water
Mr. Mclntyre has a contract to make
the trip twice a month. The distance
from Brightwood is 20 ml lea.. The
round trip is expected to take several
INDEX OF TODAY'S NEWS
TE.STETRDAT'F Maximum temperature, 23
degrees; minimum. 17 degrees.
TODAY'S Probably occasional snow; north
Mexican Ambassador promiaes bandits will
be pursued. Pag I.
General Huerta Is dead. Page S.
Tension on border Is acute. Page X
Appeal sent to Roosevelt to us influence
In Mexican affair. Pag 2.
Montenegro makes armistice with Austria;
struggle believed ended. Page 1.
Jane Adrlama and General BMss beard en
preparedneas. Page 7.
Chans attends big White House reception,
fa go 4. ,
Pennsylvania hat factory teats fur of West- I
ern jackrabblt pest. Page 1. !
Mrs. Price Poat active In work of providing j
ahoea for Belgians. Page 4.
Middle-West still bitterly cold. Page 1. j
Police of El Paso deport Mexicans In "clean- '
up." Page 1. i
Callfomians find t.asketball play in North
west rough. Page 14.
Ralph Gruman to fight Frankle Callahan
2u rounds at salt l.ake tonight. Page 14.
Vancouver hockey team to play Uncle Sams '
here tonlgnr, rage n.
Dave Gregg, brot jer of Vean. signs Beaver J
cuntracu Page 11.
One dead, one Injured, one ill as result of
little blitze at Baker. Page 1.
King County Republican meeting data
moved ona day. Page 4.
Amended complaint In land fraud case, filed
by Mr. Brown. Is echo of Benson and
Hyde case. Page 6.
Tillamook train, which started Tuesday, still
stalled in mountains. Page 6.
Ice fills Columl.la and ties up Vancouver
ferry. Page 7.
Commercial and Marine.
Snow storm checks farmers' sales of wheat
In Interior. Page 111.
Chicago alat advances on heavy buying
due to cold wave. Page 10.
Selling of Mexican shares weakens entire
stock market. Page 19.
Port comiisshn holds tusineas meeting.
Portland and Vicinity.
Vlata Houaa fund doubles in day. Page 13
Portland regarded as model in guarding
oung from theatrical dangers. Page 11.
H. H. RHdell Is put on trial for land fraud.
Tranapertalioa men plan to atart letter-week
o!f with record. Pag 8.
Snowclad Columbia Gorge is beautiful view
from highway. Page .
E. C Herlow sake psrola. before Imprison-
-. . ..inrilln, Bnmin Para - 0
Weather report. 'data and forecast. Page 1. j
State banks hold elections. Psge 18. j
Pislnttff In Insurance case accused of dam-j
aging company. Page &. j
Bride of to weeks silli loyal to forger bus-j
band. Page II.
Ne' snoay gale chilis city after day of mod- !
erulinn. Pase I. !
bmuaat itiilua tho-rvd at Armory. lo i.
Boreas Eases Grip for
Few Hours Only.
TROLLEY PLOWS RUSHED OUT
Fall of Three Previous Days
More Than Nine Inches.
WEATHER MAN IS DISCREET
Tenieraturc Forecast Xot Made,
Worst Mar Is B. V. D. Boy, W ho
Insists on Showing That ,
He Still Has 'Em On.
VOl'SG GALE FRINGS SEW
FALL OF SNOW.
A marrow-chilling young gale,
whipping into town from the
northeast a few hours after sup
per last night, brought with it
more snow to dump on the 9.3
inches already cluttering the
Coming after 24 hours of com
paratively calm weather in which
no snow had fallen, it dispelled
hopes of a speedy thaw.
In the East Side suburbs and
on Portland Heights the new
storm had made such headway
by 10 o'clock that motor brooms
and snow plows sent to the
barns the night before were or
dered out to buck snow again
by the Portland Railway, Light
& Power Company.
Numerous cars also were in
operation through the night, on
all lines, to keep the tracks
Aside from the activities of the B.
V. D. boys, who bad revived sufficiently
m-ith the rising temperature to become
extremely pestiferous, the weather sit
uation was more bearable In this snow
beleaguered town yesterday.
The B. V. D. boys? Oh, you know
them.. Those enthusiasts who wear
knee-length underwear all Winter and
insist on bragging about their forti
tude. It was noticeable that they were
chiefly busy on Wednesday keeping
warm, but yesterday they had thawed
out enough to horn in with the usual
"Huh, you think it's cold, do you?
Why this is nothing nothing at all.
You talk about cold, but the trouble
is you coddle yourself too much. Look
at me I'm still wearing 'em, just as
if it were Summer, and the cold hasn't
Teraperatore Riaes ti 25.
It's enough to make one wish it
would drop to zero and stay there a
The mercury yesterday actually ven
tured up to 25 above zero for a few
relatively speaking, of course per-
spiry hours in the late aftc -. The
minimum for the day was 17. At 7:30
o'clock last night it was 22 degrees,
and the patient was hugging the stove
but resting easy. '
Compared with Wednesday's shivery
minimum of 13 above and maximum of
only 17, yesterday's range of 17 to 25
degrees was a welcome blast of Sum
Easterners from Pendleton, Baker,
Denver, Chicago or New Tork sojourn
ing in our midst may chortle satirically
as they wist at the horrors of 13 above
zero and eight Inches of snow.
Snow Possible Today.
Well and good; but it's a situation
tragically far from a joke In a com
munity that braves whole Winters
without sight of a snowflake and with
a temperature of freezing good for the
The weather man "-"diets possible,
snow for today, with northerly winds.
No venture is made as to probable tern- "
In this connection it should be ot
interest to the populace to note that
Edgar A. Beals, the genial forecaster
who ordinarily presides at the weather
office here, returned yesterday post
haste from Washington, D. C, at news
of the record-breaking cold.
Mr. Beals has been East since Christ
mas. He has been attending the ses
sions in Washington of the Pan-American
In his absence, Theodore F. Drake,
assistant forecaster, has been batting
well over .500 in the forecast league.
It has snowed every time he has pre
dicted snow, to the great unbappiness
of the public.
Snow "Vine lacbea Deep.
The total snowfall of the present
three-day cold snap has been 9.3 inches.
Tho total snowfall since January 1 has
been about 16 Inches, which breaks all
records for nearly a generation. It is
necessary to hark back to January and
February of 1893 to beat it.
No snow fell yesterday, and the over,
worked platform men of the Portland
Railway, Light & Power Company had
a rest. Some trouble with drifting
snow was encountered on tha Mount
Tabor and Hawthorne-avenue lines
early yesterday, but otherwise there
was no disturbance ot traffic. Motor
brooms and snowplows reposed in the
barns through the day.
But with snow standing eight to ten
inches deep even 'on the downtown
streets, and deeper than that in the
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