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THE MORNING OREGON! AX, FRIDAY, JANUARY 26, 1917.
EARLY WATERPOVV ER
RELIEF IS ASKED
Senator Gill's Memorial
Adopted in Both Houses and
Will Go to Congress.
STATE CAPITOL. Salem. Or.. Jan. 25.
(Special.) The Houce this morn
ing adopted Representative Mann's res
olution providing for appointment of
a Joint House and Senate committee to
meet with a like committee from the
tate of Washlgton for the purpose of
effecting: a Joint fishing, treaty for the
LOCAL NEEDS DESCRIBED
A. I Malsh. chairman of the Port
Orford naval base committee. Is here
to impress upon the members the
necessity of improving Port Orford
John H. Burgafd and Georire H
Kelly, of Portland, visited the House
tnis morning. ,
Unanimous Vote Indicates Realiza
tion by Legislators of Necessity
for Unlocking Xatural Re
sources at Once.
STATE CAPITOL, Salem, Or., Jan. 25.
(Special.) Early development of the
water-power resources of the Nation is
something that this Legislature wants
Congress to provide.
The House this morning, by unani
mous vote, adopted Senator Gill's
Joint memorial urging upon Con
gress "the absolute and urgent ne
cessity of the development of wa
ter power in order that the nat
ural resources may be utilized to create
new wealth by the settlement of lands,
the development of agriculture, the es
tablishment of manufactures of varied
nature, the economy and comfort of
rail facilities of transportation may be
enhanced, the means of transportation
enlarged and made cheaper, and traffic
congestion relieved by opening to navi
gation waterways Incapable of use be
cause of natural obstructions remov
able by water-power development In
navigable streams, and adequate Na
tional defense may be aided, all of
which will contribute to the Increase
and diversification of agriculture,
commerce and Industry, and as & con
sequence promote economic security."
memorial Gees to Congress.
The memorial already had passed the
senate and now will go forward to
Washington with the view of impress
lng upon Congress the vital interest of
the people of Oregon in the pending
The measure did not even evoke de
bate In the House this morning, so well
acquainted and so satisfied were the
members with its provisions.
It is pointed out in the memorial that
Oregon and other Western states are
blessed with bountiful natural re
sources, among which is water power,
and that, while this water power is
available In abundance, only a very
small percentage has been developed.
"Numerous water-power sites of large
commercial possibilities are located in
the public domain or on navigable
streams," continues the memorial, and
then points out that existing Federal
laws and regulations are so inadequate
and restrictive that development of
water power In the public domain and
on navigable streams has practically
Economical Power Needed.
It then goes on to show that elec
trical power, in order to Justify its use
In the conversion of natural resources
into finished marketable products. In
the reclamation of lands at present un
productive and in the transformation of
the motive power of rail transportation.
Is wholly dependent upon the economi
cat production of power on a large
"The essence of conservation is Intel
llgent and economical utilization of
natural resources to serve the economic
necessities and desires of our people
and to conserve those natural resources
that are exhaustible," it says, and then
proceeds to explain that the exhaust
ible resources of power and fuel, where
and when such an inexhaustible re'
source as water power can be used, re
suits In eeonomlo waste, which is In
defensible when it can be obviated.
Cantaln V. M " C filira rr Tv.r-tiTi
was extended the courtesies of the
House floor this morning.
Senator Vinton had Just reached the
peroration of a ringing speech against
the sterilization measure. "Those who
stand for this measure," he said, "re
mind me of the poor publican of
biblical times, who went out on the
highways and byways and thanked
God that he was not like other men."
Senator Garland arose and remarked
drily: "I may not be up on Bible quota
tions like my eminent colleague from
Yamhill County, but I seem to remem
ber from Sunday school days that it
was the Pharisee and not tho pub
lican who thanked God he was not
like other men."
Thereupon the Senate chuckled at
Senator Vinton's expense.
MOOIMEY SEEN ON GROUND
Walter Connects Prisoner With Sup
posed Bomb Suitcase.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 25. John Mc
Donald a waiter, swon, on the witness
stand today in the trial of Thomas J,
Mooney for the l -eparedne-s day bomb
explosion murders of last July that he
saw Mooney and Warren K. Billings at
the scene of the explosion a few sec
onds prior to the blast which killed 10
"I saw Billings carrying a suitcase,
which he carefully placed on the side
walk where the explosion occurred,'
said McDonald. "A second or so later
Mooney came out of a saloon and Joined
him. Both appeared agitated. Mooney
glanced at his watch several times and
looked toward the big Ferry building
clock. Then both vanished In the
crowd In opposite directions."
The prosecution contends ejthe bomb
was contained In a suitcase.
TJnlon County Jail Held Unsafe.
LA GRANDE, Or.. Jan. 25. (Spe
ciaL) Union CountyT Jail, from which
several prisoners have made their es
cape in recent years, was today de
clared by the grand Jury to be unsafe,
and extensive repairs and Improve
ments are urged. The Jurors were dis-
, missed after reporting several true
bills for minor offenses and an indict
ment alleging violation of the liquor
Farm Ijoans to Be Topic.
LA GRANDE, Or., Jan. 25. (Spe
cial.) Saturday farmers and business
men generally of Union County will
meet to discuss the farm-loan act and
to create a farm loan association.
NEURALGIA AND SCIATICA
T The one eymptom of neuralgia is
pain and it is unmistakable.
Ia a lartre proportion of cases anemia
and debility are responsoie lor neural
gia, particularly in women. To remedy
.the neuralcic condition it is necessary
to build up the blood and improve the
ireneral health . and for thia purpose
there 13 nothins? better nor more con
enient than Dr. Williams' Pink Pills.
Sciatica is nothing more than neu
taltria of the eciatic nerve.
It yoa have neuralgic or sciatic pains
do not go to great expense tor treat
ment until you have tried building up
the blood. If you are pale the chances
are very strong that the treatment with
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are all that
yoa will require. Hot applications and
liniments may be used at the same
time if you desire. They may relieve
the pain and temporary relief is the
best you can expect iromtiiem anyway.
The pain in the nerve is caused by
nerve etarvation. Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills give to the blood the elements
that the nerves need. They contain no
narcotics and are not ' pain fcmers.
They remove the cause of the pain.
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are sold by
your own drupgist or will be sent by
cudy, 27. Y. Price 50 cent.
SIDELIGHTS ON LEGISLATURE
C. P. Strain, Assessor of Umatilla
County, suggests a change In the mort
gage tax law, which would abolish the
tax in favor of a filing fee. He says
this law would prevent discrimina
tion against Oregon capitalists in fa
vor of foreign capitalists.
"Please keep on the walk," reads
a notice posted In the Capitol grounds,
"That shouldn't be so hard to do after
the new bone-dry bill goes into ef
fect," comments Colonel Bush, the
well-known citizen and taxpayer of
Bull Run, who has come down to look
the Legislature over.
Among the visitors in the Senate
chamber today was Dr. Andrew C.
Smith, of Portland, a member of the
House in the 1915 session. Sixteen
years ago Dr. -Smith was in the Ore
gon Senate. He served in the 1901
and 1903 sessions. Senator Walter M.
Pierce was a member of the 1903 Sen
ate also, and he recalled with a laugh
today how Dr. Smith had vigorously
roasted him in one speech. George C.
Brownell, now a Representative in the
House from Clackamas County, was
also a Senator then. He opposed Dr.
Smith for President in 1803 and beat
him by Just two votes, after Jonathan
Bourne, Jr.. had rushed, up from Port
land In a locomotive and swung the
rarl 'riahrl.tinn th. nlil TTniversitV
of Oregon baseball star, looks after
tV. , rimfnr( of the TinWKTlH tlPnnGtl in
the Senate side of the Legislature.
W. W. Caviness, of Vale, is another
member of the legislative lobby. He
is one of the pioneers who aided In
the construction of the Hunt road, now
a branch of the Northern Pacific, into
Pendleton. Mr. -Caviness is interested
in irrigation measures.
Wes Matlock, of Pendleton, well-
known Eastern Oregon sportsman, is
looking over the proposed game legis
lation to see that nothing slips by
The Salem Cherrlans Invited the Sen
ators today to attend a Jitney dance
Friday night to be held under the aus
pices of the Cherrians. The invitation
has been referred to Senator Julian A.
Hurley, who is the only unmarried
member of the Senate.
Senate Decides Son of Absen
tee Never Was on Payroll.
STERILIZATION BILL WINS
Measure to Create Bureau of Ju
venile and Parental Relations
to Take Juvenile Co art Out
of Politics Introduced.
STATE CAPITOL, Salem, Or., Jan. 25.
(Special.) Senator Bingham's son
Ben is no longer on the payroll of the
Oregon Senate as a stenographer for
his father, who ia in New York selling
mules- to the allies, and will not be
here during the session.
In fact, Ben Bingham never was on
the payroll. The Senate so decided to
day by unanimous vote when it adopted
a resolution brought in by Senator
Dimick, officially decapitating the
This resolution was a substitute for
one Introduced last week by Senator
Pierce. The Pierce resolution simply
declared that when a Senator volun
tarily absented himself from the Sen
ate for three days the pay of his clerk
or stenographer should automatically
It was aimed, of course, at Bingham,
who was sworn in as stenographer for
his father earlier in the session, but
never has been placed on the payroll,
though his father later wired a request
that he be formally appointed. The
Pierce resolution, however, did not
name Bingham. The substitute Dimick
resolution specifically named him and
eliminated him. It was adopted with
hardly any debate.
Plnce Given Griffin.
The Dlmlck resolution based the de
capitation of Bingham on the ground
that Walter Griffin, a Eugene business
man. had been named by the Senate as
clerk to Senator Bingham to look after
matters of Interest to Lane County, at
the official request of the Lane County
Court, the Eugene Chamber of Com
merce and others.
The Bingham action was the main
event of interest in the Senate today,
though there was a brief flurry and
considerable oratory when the Judiciary
committee brought in a divided report
on Senator Farrell a bill for the sterili
zation of perverts and feeble-minded
The majority of the committee. In
cluding Senators' Vinton, chairman.
Hurley, Dlmlck and Handley, recom
mended that the measure be indefinite
ly postponed, which would have killed
it and prevented consideration of any
Minority Report Adopted.
The Senate, however, saved the meas
ure for the time being by adopting the
minority report in favor of -the bill
brought in by Senators Wilbur, Olson
and Steiwer. The bill will now' go on
the calendar, and be fought out on Its
The vote against Indefinite postpone
ment indicated that it will paes, as
only five Senators voted to kill It.
They were Senators Vinton, Barrett,
Dimick, Handley and Hurley. A some
what similar sterilisation bill is before
Among the bills Introduced In the
Senate today was one by Dimick mak
ing unlawful any agreement between
a public official and a contractor, the
effect of which shall be to destroy or
tend to destroy free competition in the
letting of any contract. A penalty of
$5000 fine or six months In Jail, or
both. Is provided.
Another measure. Introduced by Sen
ator Olson, was the bill prepared by
Mrs. Alva Lee Stephens, president of
the Multnomah Parent-Teacher Asso
ciation, to create a Bureau of Juvenile
and Parental Relations to replace tne
present Juvenile Court and take It out
Colorado, 167.3S0: Connecticut. $62,180
Dilawara. S16.36S: Florida. Sill. 931: Geor
gia. 2&8,658; Idaho. $120,827; Illinois, $441.-
852: Indiana. S271.495: Iowa. $2H2.3al: Kan
sas. $286,414; Kentucky. $194,943; Louisiana,
$134,949; Maine, $99,903; Maryland. fna.uv
MasiachmeltB. $147,701: Michigan, $201,587
Minnesota. $2S4.768: Mississippi. $177,811
Missouri, $339,440; Montana, $lS..r-74; Ne
braska, $218,041: Nevada, $128,7'.R: New
Hampshire, $41,903: New Jersey. $118,425
New Mexico, $157,475: New York, $501,440;
North Carolina, $288,763; norm Dakota,
$152,288; Ohio, $373,810: Oklahoma, $230.
278; Oregon. $157,374: Pennsylvania. $461.-
288: Rhode Island. $28,331: South Carolina.
$143,615; South Dakota, $161,892; Tennessee.
$228,306; Texas. $583,855: Utah, $113,900;
Vermont. $45,688; Virginia, $199,321; Wash
Ington, $113,768; West Virginia, $106,540;
Wisconsin. $256,722; Wyoming, $122,303.
In addition $1,000,000 will be appor
tioned for the development of roads
and trails within, or partly within, the
National forests. The law provides
that $la,000,000 shall be apportioned in
the fiscal year of 1919, $20,000,000 in
1920 and $25,090,000 in 1921.
JITNEY VOTE IS TABLED
OREGON- CITY CwlXCIL PASSES VP
EliECTIOST I) E MA X D ED.
OBEGOHTO GET $157,374
10,000,000 BOAD FCTfD IS APPOR
TIONED TO STATES.
Another Gl.000,000 Be Divided for
Work On Roads and Trails Within
or Partly Within Forests.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 15. Apportion
ment of $10,000,000 to aid the states In
the construction of rural post roads,
the second annual distribution in ac
cordance with the Federal aid road law.
was announced today by Secretary
Houston, of the Department of Agri
culture. The funds are the apportion
ment for the fiscal year ending June
To meet the cost of administering
the law $300,000 has been deducted.
The remaining $9,700,000 Is divided aa
Alabama. $N8,S9T: Artiona. I1ST.02T
Arkansas, $165,878; Calif orals," - $3u2,lS7;
Audience Shouts 'It's Buried'' When
Motion to Delay Action on Foster
Petitions Is Carried.
OREGON CITT. Or., Jan. 23. (Spe
cial.) On motion of Henry M. Temple
ton, the Council last night laid on the
table the W. M. Foster initiative Jitney
franchise ordinance petitions calling a
special election. The petitions bore
aoout loo names.
I wo meetings of the Council were
held last night. At the first session
the Council passed on second reading
me uregon city-uswego jitney ordi
nance, giving the Oregon City Motor
Bus Company, a concern organized by
the Portland Railway, Light & Power
company, a permit to run cars between
Oswego and the county seat.
The meeting was then adlonmnil. anil
Mayor Hackett called a second meeting
just as memoers or the Council were
preparing to leave the room, and the
Jitney petitions were taken up.
A brief discussion followed concern
lng legal points involved in the call
lng of a special election, and Mr. Tern
pleton moved that the petitions be
laoiea. One or two Councilmen sug
gested that the petitions be tabled
nntil the next regular meetinir of the
council, but Templeton did not change
ma motion, wnicn carried.
Several In the Council chamber
snouted "It s burled. meaning that tht
movement for a Jitney election had been
GROCERS' SESSION ENDS
Place of Xext Meeting Is reft to
STATE CAPITOL, Salem, Or., Jan.
25. (Special.) The Oregon State Gro
cers' Association closed its annual con
vention here tonight with a banquet at
tne faaiem commercial Club rooms. Of
ficers nominated yesterday were elected
today. The place of the next meeting
was left with the executive committee.
The association today heard talks
from Fred G. Buchtel, Public Service
Commissioner; Frank B. Connolly, past
president of the National Grocers' As
sociation, and Walter A. Denton, of
Salem. Routine business was trans
acted at this afternoon's session.
Officers were elected as follows:
George Cusiter, Silverton, president
C. M. Epley. Salem, first vice-president
John Lang, Pendleton, second vice-
president; Walter A. Denton, Salem,
secretary D. J. Van Scyoc. Portland
treasurer,"and W. C. Gunther. Portland
O. C. Claypoole. Prineville, and B. F,
Sherwin, Willamlna, directors.
PRUNE LECJURES HEARD
Professors From Fullman Speak to
Clarice County Growers.
VANCOUVER, "Wash., Jan. 25. (Spe
cial.) More than 65 prune growers as
sembled at the Vancouver Chamber of
Commerce today and after hearing lee
tures by Professor Leonard Hegnauer
on Maintaining the Soil," and by Pro.
fessor J. N. Price, on "Stock as a Sup
plementary Source of Fertility." the
growers appointed a committee of three
to formulate plans for a prune growers
union or organization.
The two Washington State College
experts went into detail as to the re
suits obtained in prune growing from
proper fertilization, held by many to
be the secret of successful prune grow,
ing In this county. There was a gen
eral discussion afterward, in which It
was urged that dogs be restricted in
the state to encourage sheep raising.
About 35 women attended the home
Pierce's Bill to Lose Chance.
STATE CAPITOL, Salem. Or.. Jan. 25
(Special.) The House committee on
revision of laws decided tonight to re
port unfavorably Senator Pierce's bill
for the reduction of the legal rate o
interest from 6 per cent to 0 per cent,
and the contract rate from 10 per cen
to per cent.
BONE-DRY BILL TO .
GOME UP FflQNDAY
House Is Likely to Pass Meas
ure at Once, With Emer
CLERGY TO BE RESTRICTED
Wholesalers Who Vse Alcohol In
Business Are to Be Bonded
and Physicians Are to Be
Allowed to Prescribe.
STATE CAPITOL. Salem. Or., Jan. 25.
(Special.) The Anderson - Eddy
bone-dry" prohibition bill will be a
special order of business In the House
at 10:30 Monday morning. It carries
tne emergency clause, and is expected
to have more than 50 of the SO votes
in the House.
The committee on alcoholic trafflo
submitted a favorable report with a
number of more or leas important
amendments at today's session of the
House. These amendments will be
printed and on the members' desks to
Probably the most important amend
ment provides for the manufacture of
denatured alcohol In the state.
Wholesalers Hul Kile Bond.
Another will require wholesale
grocers or manufacturers using ethyl
alcohol In their industry to file a $2500
bond with the state. This amendment
was made at the request of the whole
Physicians will have the right ta sell
only one quart of alcohol to any one
person, for medicinal purposes, in any
four-week period. The original bill,
before amended, permitted the sale of
Another amendment will permit den
tists to obtain alcohol for their nro-
More Time Given for Delivery.
Some relief has been provided to the
express companies handling liquor
shipments under the present law. They
will have five days after the Governor
signs the act to complete deliveries of
shipments on hand or in transit. After
that all undelivered liquor will bars to
be sent out of the state.
Ample provision -is made to prevent
the importation of liquor by automo
biles, auto trucks, boats and agencies
other than regular common carriers.
Another amendment has been made
that will require clergymen Importing
wine to be used for sacramental pur
poses to get a permit from the District
Minority Report Not Made.
Representative Lefferty; a member
of the alcoholic committee, objected to
the privileges enjoyed by the clergy
men under the present law, which per
mits them to make importations merely
upon signing a receipt and affidavit
with the carrier making the delivery.
He had Intended to file a minority re
port, but announced to the House this
morning that the bill as amended In
this particular is satisfactory.
The' whole bill, as well as the amend
ments, have been passed upon now by
all members of the House and Senate
It is expected that the bill will go
through the House on Monday morning
without any flurry and without even
any ceremony. A few members who
are opposed to it will make objections
to the emergency clause or to some
minor provisions, and doubtless vote
The whisky lobby, which waa verj
active here last week and early this
week, seemingly has entirely disap
peared. . .
FIVE DAYS OF GRACE LIKELY
Bone Dry Law May Allow Time for
Final Liquor Delivery.
Within SO days after the "bone-dry"
prohibition law is enacted by the Leg
islature and goes into effect the ex
press companies must banish from the
state of Oregon the last bottle of booze.
Such Is one provision of the proposed
act, but it must not be construed as
affording 80 additional days to a
thirsty public for stocking-up purposes.
Five days grace may be given, how
ever. If rumor is substantiated. Al
though the proposed law at present
contains no such clause. Its Insertion
"We have learned unofficially," said
A. H. Peterson, general agent of Wells,
Fargo & Co., yesterday, "that "a clause
may be added to House bill 100 permit
ting five days in which to dispose of
shipments en route to Portland or to
other points within the state at the
time of the passage of the law."
If this provision is made, It will
amount to the extending of five days
of grace, in which packages of liquor
already at the express offices or In
transit may be claimed. The SO-day
provision of the law merely defines the
time In which the companies roust re
move all undelivered consignments
from the state, and reads as follows:
"Any common carrier which shall at
the -time of the taking effect of this
act have in its possession within thia
state any intoxicating liquor intended
for delivery, which It cannot lawfully
deliver because of this act, shall within
20 days after the taking effect of this
act transport the same out of the
The express companies. In all prob
ability, it is said, will send the unde
livered liquor back to the office of
consignment. Inasmuch as the mall or
der liquor houses have uniformly re
quired cash and charges in advance,
the customer who delayed in claiming
his consignment will have no recourse
for recovery. The liquor arrived ac
cording to order; that he does not take
it from the express office is the con
cern of the customer alone.
In the event that liquor held by com
mon carriers should not be sent back
within the 30 days prescribed by the
proposed law, it would be subject to
seizure and destruction according to an
opinion of the District Attorney's
I ' "i p i 1
22 AUTOS ARE MISSING
Plainclothes Men Sent Ont to Hunt
. for Stolen Cars.
- Six plainclothes policemen were de
tailed last night to look for stolen au
tomobiles, 23 of which, police records
showed, were missing. Chief of Police
Clark maintained, however, that these
cars had been stolen during a long
period, and insisted that many of them
had been recovered. The owners, the
chief said, 'failed to report the recov
ery of the machines to the police.
"Many automobiles are taken by Joy
riders, and recovered within a few
hours," said Chief Clark. "The thefts
are due largely to the carelessness of
the owners, who leave the machines
standiirg on -the street with no safe
guards." Chief Clark scouted the Idea that
"Portland. - was the headquarters of
a gang of professional automobile
Instrumental and Vocal
Triumphs in New Columbia List
t" B AHE most brilliant names in the instrumental field distinguish
this month's list of Columbia Records: the Chicago Symphony
JL Orchestra, with Wagner's "Ride of the Valkyries;" Pablo
Casals, with Schumann's "Abendlied;" Josef Hofmann, with
Paderewski's "Minuet in G;" Kathleen Parlow, with the "Cavalleria
Rusticana" Intermezzo; and Eddy Brown, with Massenet's "Elegie."
Equally distinguished is the vocal list, with Oscar Seagle singing Moore's
"Meeting of the Waters;" Lucy Gates rendering "Come My Beloved;" David
Bispham with his famous "Danny Deever;" and Vernon Stiles singing "At
Dawning" and "Because" examples of the quality and interest of the
c: New Records for February
Now on Sale
Among the sixteen popular recordings, Al Jolson is again the headliner,singin
"A Broken Doll" "London Taps" the big hit from abroad which is als
recorded as a fox-trot in this month's list of dance-records.
'.. A Few of the Song Hits and Dances Listed:
. - f. (TWAS ONLY AN IRISHMAN'S
A 2151 DREAM. Empire Trio.
75 I KOO. Knickerbocker Quartette.
(HONOLULU, AMERICA LOVES
YOU. (We've Got to Hand It to You.)
ON THE SANDWICH ISLES. Knicker
fMURIEL WALTZ. Princs's Or-
BETTY. Betty Walts. Prince's Or
chestra, MY LONELY LOLA LO. Medley Fox
trot. Introducing I. "When Evening;
Shadows Fall." a. "On the Ann of the
Old Arm Chair." Prince' Band.
DANCE OF THE DOLLYS. Fox-trot.
Then there is a wonderful choral recording of the second-act finale of "La Traviata," the
initial recordings of James Ilarrod, tenor, two monumental hymns, Charles Harrison in
two songs of the heart, light orchestral selections and overtures, marimba and accordion
banjo novelties, and even two story-records for the children to make this interesting list
complete. Whatever your tastes, you'll be sure to enjoy a visit to your dealer's today
New Columbia Records on sale the 20th of every month.
GRAFONOLAS and DOUBLE-DISC
FOR SALE BY
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EUera Talking- Machine Co. Broadway at Alder.
GrmTee Muala Boom, 151 Fourth et.
Hyatt Talking Machine Co 330 Alder St.
Henry penning Sana, ruth and WMhlngton Street,
Columbia Graphopfaone Co.. 429-431 Washington St.
IJpmaD, Wolfe Co.. Gmfanolar Dept Bataoar. .
Meier M Frank Co Phonograph Shop. Sixth Floor.
Reed-French Plane Co Tenth and etark Bta.
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TAX INQUIRY IS LIKELY
STJRPHISB TO BB SPRUNG AT MEET
ING Of LEAGUE.
J. JL. Weaterlnnd May Aak for Action to
Prevent Threatened Menace
Pan te Limitation.
STATE CAPITOU Salem. Or- Jan.
25. (Special.) It leaked out bere to
day that a bomb may be exploded at
the meeting; of the State Taxpayer'
League, scheduled here tomorrow. In
the shape of 'a resolution from J. A.
Westerlund, of Medfbrd. vice-president
of the organization, asking- for a com
mittee to Investigate the possibility of
some remedy for the allegred menace
of the 6 per cent limitation amend
ment. As the Stat Taxpayers' League
fathered that amendment and Mr.
Westerlund'a name was one attached to
the amendment as sponsor for it when
It went before the people at the last
election. It la expected the resolution
will come as a complete surprise.
A large number of the members of
the Taxpayers' League are gathering
here for tomorrow's meeting, and the
Westerlund resolution promises to turn
the state session of that organization
Into a fiery one. Already S7 counties
are represented, ready for the session.
Suffrage Gets 9500,000.
NEW YORK,' Jan. 25. Cndor an or
der in Surrogate's Court here today,
500.000 will be paid at once to Mrs.
Carrie Chapman Catt as part of the
beauest made to her by the will of Mrs.
Frank Leslie to promote tho cause of
Mrs. Leslie left an estate valued at
1, 748, 550. of which between 11.000.000
and S1.S00.000 was bequeathed to Mrs.
Catt and the suffrage cause.
Me.Vrthur to Attend Celebration.
KEW YORK. Jan. 25. Representa
tive Mc Arthur, of Oregon, will repre
sent that state at the celebration of
Lincoln's birthday, to be held at Cum
berland Gap, Tnn., under the auspices
of Lincoln Memorial University. Dr.
John Wesley Hill, chancellor of the
university, announced here today that
every state In the Union would be represented.
No Wall Street Flurries Here!
Our Clearance Sale of Custom Tailoring
lowers the cost of clothes buying, and this
all comes right in the face of rising mar
ket prices on woolens.
Don't let this savings event pass if you
contemplate a new suit soon better have
your measure taken now because seldom
do you find such bargains in high-grade
woolens as we offer at $20, $25 and
The same high score of tailoring perfec
tion is guaranteed as is always customary
at the Brownsville Woolen ftlills Custom
Taitoring Shops. This between season
sale is keeping our skilled tailoring force
busy as usual. '
Today is your opportunity the savings
are well worth your time to be measured
Brownsville Woolen Mills
- Morrison at Third Street