Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, February 14, 1918, Page 4, Image 4

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TITE MORXIXG OREGONIAX, THUKSDAT. FEBRUARY 14. 191S.
HOOVER'S SUCCESS
AMAZES BRITISH
Thousands of Tons of Meats
in txcess 01 tstimaies
Secured in U. S.
GRATEFUL TRIBUTE PAID
F!r William Gondr Coiiwwnta oi
Crrat Kroalls Acroinpllahrd Wllh
.m-rlcan People In liar
r of Conrtlon.
I.ONKOX. Feb. I J Sir WlllUm Oool-.
h . since the entry of the I'nlted
Futi Into the war haa occupied the
Import nl poat of ilAion officer between
tn British fcod miniatrr and the
lnlt4 Ptstea food administration, dle
rul lha present food eltuatlon In an
Mra to-lay to tha Loudon Kotary
t'luh
-Kr people." aald Sir Wlllllam.
have yt arard tha fundamental
f j. t that fir-l Britain still relira on
the lnltel Xtates and Canada for ii
per rent of her esnrtat foodstuff a.
"I'uleaa ara ran set this fool. or near
Ir all of It. tea shall fall. Aa to bow
we w It. the popular Idea aeema to be
that the I'nlted Statea la an up-to-date
combination of miracle loaves and
fihea and the widow's cruae.
Aawrlria People la) llarwewa.
"What I want you lo realtie la tha
emaaina war In whlrh tha eneralea and
sentiments of the American peopla have
been harneaeed to a vreat National
movement of organised eelf-saerlfira,
o that tha atllea ran have food enouKh
to rarry en
lie proceeded to alve detailed ac-
rount of tha atepa taken by tha I'nlted
Mtata toward food production and con
servation.
-The crnle wilt tell you.- ha aald.
-trial it la rldlruloua to Imagine that
the American people, llvin In tha
ml.l.-t of plenty, will make aurh aarrl
fires for the sake of their allies thou-
antli of anllea away.
-The rynlc will relegate ITt.lilenl
Wilson and Herbert . Hoover to the
ratra-ory of well-meaning l-leallsta. Hut
the voluntary measures can be tested
by results.
Mas; avle Kflevlew.
"Karly last month we received from
Str. over- a rabies-ram saying he
found that, aa a result of the American
conservation campaign be had ISO.voo.-
pounds of bacon and 2j.nao.noo
pounds of froien meat more than the
Hrttislt representatives In the I'nlted
Ktatrs had estimated as likely to be
available.
"His offer was so unexpected that wa
hid to hustle to get the finance and
shipping for this Winter and Kail.
"l-ui-r on It turned out that the
amount of frosen nieat available was
thousands of tons above the Hoover
estimate.
'Kirpt for the holdup of shipping
In American porta due - to congestion
on the rallwata and bliuards, our
b.icon and meat shortaae. -would long
aince have been eased by these ship
ments, whlrh represent onlv a small
percentage of the total sacrifices of the
American people.
"It is lucky for us that, a man like
Jlr. Hoover Is at the helm of the allied
food supply and that behind him' Is a
people willing to deny themselves so
we may live to fight."
Light Tower Company. In hi letter
air. Miller says:
"We are advised that your City
Council has made an appropriation of
t-lft.Ove to defray tha expense of mak
ing an appraisal of the properties of
tha Fort land Hallway. Light Power
Company.
"Lesirlnc to be of every assistance
possible In bringing the atreet railway
fare controversy In Portland to a
speedy and Just settlement, we hereby
tender to your city the use of all In
formation and data In our filea In con
nection with thta case, and the assist
ance of our Commission and Ita em
ployes In any way that we can be of
service lo you. It la probable that by
an analysis of the record already ob
tained by ua In determining this case,
and the use of such assistance aa we
might be able to render, the expense of
the Investigation undertaken by the
city can be materially reduced.
This offer baa heretofore been sub
mitted orally by the undersigned to
Mr. lan Kellaher. Commissioner of
Finance, and also to Mr. W. P. La Roche.
City Attorney. It Is now made to you
In order that you may feel at liberty
in the Interest of the city to call upon
us and be assured of receiving such In
formation and assistance aa we have
available In this matter."
82 MILLION IRE
111 WAGES SOUGHT
Estimate Made of What Cost
of Increases on Railroads
Will Be in Year.
STRAND FULL OF LAUGHS
I LI. I VIS AI WILLIAM ElfTP.
TIOVILI.T AMIMXG PAIR. '
DATA OFFERED TO CITY
PI m.iv :rik k omw4io to
AIM V. K, 1 Jt p. APPRliU
Olaslwatlve Girl aad SS-Pesad Mas
I'lak aatf White Baby roataaaea
Am . recta I Favorites.
There are plenty of laughs for every
one and a lot led for the rest of the
week In the Strand Theater vaudeville
bill for the first part of the week.
Williams and Williams, a man and
woman, are an exceptionally amus
ing pair who won a good share of the
applause. The woman wears beauti
ful gowns and baa lovely voice and
a contagious giggle, and she kept the
members of the audience giggling with
ber.
Williams and Lee. a diminutive girl
and m -in-pound man. were also fa
vorites. The man gave Instructions In
the art of playing ping pong which
were funny In the way they were exe
cuted. Toward the end of their act
he appeared in a pink and white baby
costume wblch brought out bis Sail
pounds to advantage.
The Gerber Slaters were two at
tractive girls, one dressed aa a boy.
who sang several songs In good har
mony, tine of the girls Jigged admir
ably well. They changed costumes sev
eral tlmea during their act. which made
it all the more Interesting.
Sadie Do Coma was a versatile wom
an who eonld do several stunts while
walking along on the top of a huge
white ball which she propelled around
the ataae.
The Mlotas were a Hawaiian man
and woman who played the ukulele and
the bnnjo and sang several Hawaiian
melodiea.
The picture feature was "For Lib
erty." starring Gladys Brock well. It
Is a story of the Americans versus the
Germans, with a beautiful American
girl In Berlin at the time of the dec
laration of war between the I'nlted
Stales and Germany.
MEN PRESENT CLAIMS
Spokesmen of Knglneers Declare
That Lack of Preparation by
Lines Has neen Cause of Re
rent Traffic Contention.
EIS
l?R FIa KINBKR;!I 1 III l $t7T
FOR MO Dir. FF.HRIARY 25.
kalrmaa filler nmmmrtn That City
.") Part f sa.twia A pro
pria tri far Mark.
SAlaKM. Or. Frb. 1 J (Srci I !n
a lrtirr to Mayor Bakrr. of Portland,
Chairman Miller, of the i'uhllc rv ie
t oinmiMion. today offered the city of
1'ortland the ue of all It data and
Information In maktiitr an appraisal of
I he rrp-rtleM of the I'ortlnnd Hatlwuy.
Your Rheumatism
The twists and aches of rheumatic
sufferers usually yield to the rich
oil-food treatment in
cgjm
Onmsumu
vhen everything else fails. Beside
helping to purify and enrich tha
blood Scott't strengthens the funo
tions to throw off injurious acids
and is especially beneficial during
changing seasons. Many fK
doctors themselves take tS
Scott'. You Try It. I'
llUew.li slill.1.1. 0-M 2ije
District A Horary neelarea One at
Moat laanorlaat Witnesses far State
la Probable Taaeaala VI diss.
PAX FRANCISCO. Keb. 1.1. Israel
Weinberg, a Jitney bus driver, was
brought today from the County Jail,
where he has spent the last 19 months
without bail, to stand trial for the sec
ond time on a murder charge growing
out of a bomb explosion here in 1916,
out waa returned to Jail when the case
was continued to Monday. February Zj.
John M. Crowly. according to Dis
trict Attorney C. M. Flckert one of
the most Important witnesses for the
state in the bomb murder case, ap
parently was among the victims of the
Tusvanfa sinking. He was a private In
the 10th Aero Squadron on board the
ship and is listed among thoae unac
counted for.
In arguments over the continuance
Ptstrli-t Attorney Charles M. Klckert
admitted he had been opposed to a
trial of any of the bomb murder cases
before Juiige faoanlss because he be
lieved Judge t'ahaniss did not favor
the death penalty.
"1 have heard that there Is an opin
ion prevalent that r am against capital
punishment." said Judge Cabaniss.
"This is not a fact and there is no foun
dation for such a belief.
Weinberg waa acquitted November
1 1. Iat. of one of nine murder charges
brought against him. Hail was refused
hy Supreme Judge Frank If. Dunne,
In whose court two other Indictments
were brought.
How He Quit Tobacco
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HOT TEA BREAKS
A COLD TRY THIS
GIRL ACCUSES HER FATHER
Andy t.rlnim Is Indicted by Grand
Jury on Daughter's Testimony.
THE DAIJ.KS. Or.. Feb. 1 J (Spe
cial.) Andy tirlmm. a farmer residing
two miles south of The lal!es, was
arraatad today by tha FherlfTa oftica
upon a charge preferred by his oldest
daughter, alinnle.
According to Information furnished
by the girl., her father haa continued
his Ill-treatment for more than a year.
untlU unvble to stand It any longer, she
sent word to the Sheriff's ollice for
help. The girl, who Is only 1 years of
sge. has had charge of the family of
little ones since tha death of their
mother some time ago. The case was
heard, before the grand Jury this after
noon and Orlmm waa Indicted, and
will have his trial next week.
WASHINGTON. Feb IS. The first
official Indication of what proposed
railroad wage tncreasis would cost was
given at today's hearing before the
railroad wagi commission, when J. A.
Franklin presented the claims of the
railway employes' department of the
American Federation of Labor.
"Figuring an average of S3 1-S per
cent increase, on the flat Increases
asked, the additional cost would be
ISI.000.000 annually.' Secretary Lane.
chairman of the commission, computed.
Mr. Franklin said the estimate seemed
correct based upon Increases for 2i0.000
organized men.
He also had suggested that sny In
creases should apply to unorganized
workers of the same trades, numbering
about 2SO.00O who were not figured In
the rough calculation. The wage basis
asked was IS a day for skilled men.
such as carmen, machinists and blank
smiths: H 60 a dsy for helpers and time
and a half overtime, Sunday and holi
day work.
Life of Iadaatry at Make.
None of the witnesses has submitted
estimates of what the Increase requested
would cost, all apparently taking the
position of A. B. Garretson, of the con
ductors, who said that It did not matter
what the cost would be. since the in
creases were essential to maintain
the standard of living and that if an
industry did not maintain the men serv
ing It. the Industry did not deserve to
survive.
I.ow wsges have been blamed by the
witnesses for the exodus of railroad
workers to other Industries. Mr.
Franklin said the various shop unions
he represented had lost IS per cent of
their membership to shipyards and still
others to munitions factories.
Warren S. Stone, of the engineers.
told the commission that never before
this Winter have the railroads entered
the bad weather season with equipment
in such "rotten condition" and said that
lack of skilled men In shop: was re
sponsible for curtailment of output
there to 60 per cent of normal. He
said there would be no shortage of
engines If provision were made to care
for motive power.
Maay Verge of Quitting.
A. K. Marker, speaking for the broth
rrhood of maintenance of way em
ployes. said his men were on the verge
of quitting because they saw living
costs mounting steadily without ad
vance In wages.
Lack of preparation by the railroads
to meet the Winter weather was the
cause of traffic congestion, Warren S.
Stone, grand chief of the Brotherhood
of locomotive Engineer, today told the
railroad wage commission.
Long hours worked by railroad men
Mr. Stone denounced as a menace
nubile safety. He said i. majority of
yards were working on an eight-hour
shift until the movement was begun
for Increased wages, when the work
was lengthened to enable the railroads
to show larger amounts paid to em
ployes.
Employment of women In the place
of men was condemned by Mr. Mone.
He said women now were being used
as engine wipers. Cinder shovelers and
for other dirty and heavy work, al
though he declared there were plenty
of men to fill such positions.
SHERIFF AFTER TOWNLEY
ffentln'ued From Flrat Pare.)
.Tite the fact that he was chief counsel
for Joseph Gilbert, Non-Partisan League
secretary, on trial on a charge of creat
ing an unlawful assemblage.
First. Mr. Manahan appealed to the
Sheriff for means to depart, according
to the official's version, but was told
that the Sheriff's car was not avail
able. Accordingly he rented a car from
a garage, was driven to Heron Lake to
take a St- Paul train, paid for the hire
of the machine there and left Jackson
County, the officials say.
at which his liberty was at stake. Not
only my own, but his constitutional
rights were violated.
"I Intend to take steps to ascertain
whether the constitution is suspended
In Minnesota. I Intend to take steps
to see whether the highest authorities
of this state will obey their oaths of
office and enforce the laws."
Two State-seats Conflict.
According to County Attorney Nich
ols, Manahan far' from being sent from
the town of Lakafield to Heron Lake
made the move of his own volition,
even hiring and paying for the auto
mobile which conveyed him.
The county officials say the threa
tening attitude of the crowd made the
former Congressman decide to leave de-
TEX1XS PLEAD NOT GCILTY
Major of Fayetteville and Ten Citi
zens Accused of Seditious Conduct.
HOUSTON. Tex., Feb. 13. TV. C.
Lang lot. Mayor, and 10 citizens of
Fayetteville, near here, pleaded not
guilty here today before the Lnlted
states Commissioner to charges violat
ing the espionage law. They were held
under bonde totaling 9,000. Their ar
rests followed the display over the
entry of the Germania Club in Fayette
ville of the German flag.
Mavor Langlotz. in court, said the
Oerman flag was displayed by mistake.
With one exception, all are American
born citizens. ,
SACRAMENTO. Cat.. Feb. 13. Gover
nor William D. Stephens signed today
an application irom mc n iiui6ii
rate authorities for the extraaition oi
William Amey. an alleged inausinai
Worker of the World, under arresi i
L,s Angeles on a charge ot pumn
,mrrv dust in oil used in lubrlcatln
engine at the plant of a logging- com
pany at Gray s naroor, maou.
civ FRANCISCO. Feb. 13. Proceed
ings in the trial of 31 persons charged
with conspiring to foment revolution
against British rule in jnoia wo. .
...meri tnriav. after a two weeaa rec
necessitated by an epidemic of mumps
and measles in the county jan.
i-HtrAGO. Feb. 13. A test case
determine the status generally of aliens
into the National Army was
rii todav bv Federal Judge Kenesaw
Mountain Landis. The suggestion grew
... .i . netition for a writ of habeas
corpus for 1'aysoff Tinkoff. an alien
nr. w in the National Army at Camp
., n-hn nrotested that his constitu
nn..i'.i.hia were endangered through
his selection. Judge Landis refused the
writ.
civ FRAN-CISCO. Feb. 1J. Govern
ment agenta investigating an alleged
plot that has resulted in the death by
poisoning of more than 300 lambs in
..nvrH here, today Questioned Basil
Safforis, official of the San Francisco
k.rh of the Industrial Workers of
. . - WnrlH Who WB.S OTIA Of the 65 per
sons Indicted recently by the Federal
grand Jury at Sacramento. Federal
authorities said they had evidence that
Kfforls had been Been in the vicinity
of the stockyards recently.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 13. The House
lvriov vlelrled to the appeal oi i"
State Department to drop the so-called
len slacker bill while treaty nego
i.tiona for the same purpose are in
Renresentatlve Flood, of
Virginia., chairman or tne ioreign i
fair, committee, told the House there
would be no second draft before next
May or June 26.
NEW YORK. Feb. IS. Paul C. H.
Hennlng. naturalized German, made
emnhatlc nrotestations of loyalty to
the Lnited States while testifying in
his own behalf In the Brooklyn Federal
Court today, where he is on trial for
treason. He Is alleged to have mu
tilated with "traitorous and malicious
intent" parts of gyroscopes made In
the E. W- Bliss munitions factory,
where he- formerly was a foreman.
The gyroscopes were intended for use
by the United States Navy.
On cross-examination Hennig de
olared both factory and Government
inspectors at the munitions plant
where he formerly was foreman were
lax In the performance of their duties
and that his relations with them be
came unfriendly because he repeatedly
called their attention to imperfections
in "gyro" parts which they had ap
proved.
THREE RIVER FALLS. Minn.. Feb.
13. (Special.) A. C. Townley, presi
dent of the Non-Partisan League, for
the arrest of whom warrants are out,
charging conspiracy to discourage en
listments. declared here this morning
that activities against the league were
the result of a plot In which public of
ficials were Involved.
"Illegal Oatrage" Alleged.
He cited the alleged removal from
Lakefield of James Manahan, attorney
for the league, and said that the caus
ing of Manahan to leave a client In the
middle of a trial without counsel was
an Instance ot -illegal outrages sys
tematically conducted against the
leairue." '
Charging that league meetings had
been broken up and agents arrested
legally, he declared: "Many of these
law violations have been connived at If
not actually encouraged by public offi
cials."
Townley included the America First
Association among agencies which he
said were being used to make a politi
cal issue out of the campaign against
the league.
He called the published charge un
der which the warrant against him has
been issued "ridiculous," and declared
it would not stand in court, but said
he was willing to go to the penitentiary
if it will win the election."
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S. & H. Trading Stamps With Every
Purchase of 10c and Over
ALL VALENTINES IN STOCK AT HALF PRICE TODAY
Let us send you a booklet on
Sherwin-Williams
Floor Finishes
Whether you are
ready to paint or
not, we shall be
glad to show colors
and give prices on
any Sherwin-Williams
Product.
Internal Bathing
is the easiest, cheapest way to
keep well.
The J. B. L. Cascade
is the most scientific method
and absolutely safe. Ask for
booklet. Small monthly pay
ments if desired.
A Package of ZIP 25c
Will clean your chimney without
muss or dirt.
Black, Long Thread
Chemical Mop
for hardwood floors. No oil; fits
ordinary mop-stick. Mop only 50
TOBACCO COMPANY TO AID
l nited Cigar More to Gle Part of
Hay's Sale lo War Camp Fond.
!: arrangement with James If.
Flaherty. supreme knight of the
Kntghta of Columbus, the I'nlted Cigar
Company today win donate S per cent
tf the grosa receipts In Its thousands
of stores In the I'nlted Statea to the
war camp fund.
The company's four stores In Port
land will participate In this assistance
today, and K. W. Clues, district sales
manager of the eorapaay. says that the
average dally business can be doubled
i ir tne ivnignta ana meir inrnai put
forth their best efforts, predicting that
the fund will receive at least tlO.Oon.
Oet a small package of Hamburg
Breast Tea at any pharmacy. Take a
tableapoonful of this hamburg tea, put
a cup of boiling water upon It. pour
through a sieve and drink a tearuiful
at any tlma. It Is the most effective
war to break a cold and cure grip, a
It opens the pores, relieving rongaajtlon.
Also liMXfnf tha bowels, thus breaking
a cold at once.
It Is Inexpensive and entirely vcje
table. therefore harmless. AdT.
Army Orders.
HAS rRANCISTO. Feb. 1 J The following
setters were Iseued by the Western Depart
ment af the Arm? hra totsy:
Captain Robert M. Iorttrorth. Medical
Rrerv Corps. rTeetdlo. an I'rinrUco, will
proceed ta Camp Fremont. 1'ale Alto. Cal,
for datr.
Klr lieutenant Rnblnette B. Hsree, M-dt
eal Kr-r- Corp. Fort I A. Ruse-il. in.
hn hie a-rlre are no looser si that pou
ill proceed to Fort Uoucias, liah, aa in
structor a gas defease.
WHERE do you keep your
money ? Does that old
wool sock, a tin can, a safe
or the bank house your dollars?
With a flourishing Portland,
increasing population, business
and bank clearings, as against a
market well nigh glutted with
second-hand safes, the prepon
derance of evidence favors the
bank, unless there be many prosperity-sharers
whose experience
has never included such things
as safes and banks, and they
shy at innovations.
The Oregonian Want Ad De
partment, that great clearing
house, or human interest section,
of the Northwest's biggest
newspaper, together with A. E.
Nolan, of 1169 Ivan street, is
responsible for the discovery of
inactive safes.
Mr. Nolan waa in the market
for a safe. He turned to Mr.
Want Ad for help. That inde
fatigable little .worker intro
duced his employer to a score of
money receptacles, all anxious to
find new owners. Thus Mr. No
lan was quickly satisfied, the
safe market analyzed, and more
evidence introduced of Want Ad
efficiency.
The Oregonian Want Ad has
a host of breakfast-table ac
quaintances who number him
among their mast valued em
ployes.. He's one of the most
famous introducers in the world,
always ready to put you in touch
with the chap who has what you
want, or wants what you have.
HEMES MONDAY OFF
ORDER RESCIXDED BUT WILL BE
RESUMED IF WEATHER IS BAD.
Administrators la Various States Given
Authority to Continue Edict ia
Their Territory If Aieeessary.
WASHIN'GTOX. Feb. 13. Suspension
of the heatless Monday programme
was announced today by Fuel Adminis
trator Garfield with the reservation
that it may be put back Into force be
fore the ten weeks' period expires. If a
return of bad weather brings another
breakdown In railroad transportation.
At the same time Dr. Garneld gave
state fuel administrators full authority
to continue the closing order in terri
tory under their Jurisdiction If cir
cumstances demand it.
The heatless Mondays were decreed by
the fuel administration January 17 and
four have been observed in all states
East of the Mississippi except those
south of Virginia. The order in the
South was lifted last week.
The fuel situation everywhere, ex
cept in New England, has improved
greatly within the last two weeks. Dr.
I Garfield said today. Reports from New
England Indicated that most of them
think the situation demands further
closing.
Director General McAdoo tonight
gave out a statement Indorsing the re
scinding of the Monday closing order,
but calling attention to the danger of
further transportation difficulties from
Winter weather, and the consequent
necessity of conserving coal and main
taining railroad embargoes on- non-essential
commodities.
Maryland Adopts Dry Amendment.
AN'NAPOLIS. Md., Feb. IS. The Sen
ate today adopted the resolution ratify
ing the Federal prohibition amend
ment. The House previously had
adopted it and it doea not have to be
.signed by the Governor.
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$1.00 Egyptian Complexion Lotion,
white or flesh, 3 for , S2.50
25c Miolena Hand Lsotion, 3 for 65d
25c Purodor Antiseptic Deodorant, 3
for 65d
Wood-Lark Bandoline, assorted col
ors, 3 for 40d
$1.25 Toilet Water, Tanty, Paris. . . ,98d
50c Smelling Salts 23t
25c Listerated Antiseptic Tooth Pow
der, 3 for 65d
10c Jergen's Rose Lotion Soap, 3 for 25
lOcJergen's Old - Fashioned Butter
milk Soap, 3 for 25c
10c Imperial Peroxide Soap, 3 for 25
10c Almond Oil Bath Soap, 3 for 25
10c Shah of Persia Pure Olive Cas
tile Soap, 3 for 25
50c Listerine 43
$1 Nuxated Iron 90d
25c Ripan's Tabules 22d
25c Dioxygen. 22
50c Garfield Tea 45c
50c Ayer's Cherry Pectoral 45 &
50c Cuticura Ointment 47d
25c Weber's Alpine Tea 20
25c Hamburg Breast Tea ,22
25c Murine Eye Salve 22d
$1.00Peruna 89d
$1.00 Danderine 893
50c Lavoris 453
75c Scott's Emulsion 69d
50c Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin. 45
35c Castoria 29
25c Pierce's Pellets 23d
$1.50 Fellows' Syrup 1.35
50c Cascarets , 43d
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ORCHESTRA IN WRECK
TWO TRAINS CRASH TOGETHER
HEAD-ON AT ELKO.
Magicians of Minneapolis Symphony Or
ganisation Safet Mne Others
Injured.
SAX FRANCISCO, Feb. 13. A special
eant-bound train carrying the Minne
apolis Symphony Orchestra, which has
been touring' the Pacific Coast, was
struck head-on by a special west-bound
train carrying1 Dutch colonists, at Elko,
New, today, it was announced at the
Southern Pacific Company offices here.
None of the members of the Sym
phony Orchestra was injured. Nine
other persons were injured slightly.
ELKO, Nev., Feb. 13. Nine persons
were injured in the wreck near here
today when a special train carrying
Dutch colonists crashed head-on with
east-bound passenger train on the
Southern Pacific Railroad. '
Fie of the Hollanders and four din
ing-car employes were hurt.
The colonists were en route to Java
from Holland by way of New York and
San Francisco.
sisters of the members of this unit
urged to come out and lend their aid.
Many little comforts have already been
provided and sent forward by the ladies
and the' boys have expressed their ap
preciation in letters which have been
received since their landing on foreign
soil. Information regarding the work
of the auxiliary can be had by calling
Tabor 1290.
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an extra dividend of lx per cent in ad
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of one-hall per cent.
Auxiliary Meets Friday.
The Ladies' Auxiliary to Company C,
116th Oregon Engineers, now in France,
will hold its next regular meeting In
room 620, Courthouse, on Friday after
noon at 3 o'clock, February 15. All
nterested in the work of helping to
supply needed comforts for boys at
the front are invited to attend this
nipetine:. and especially are mothers and
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