The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current, December 23, 1900, PART TWO, Page 15, Image 15

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to spend the holidays with his daughter,
Mrs. J. C Made
Mrs. H. C. BIckett left Thursday tor
Grant's Pass, to spend Christmas with
Mrs. -J. West Frater.
Lee Thornton, who Is attending school
At Ashland, Is home to spend the holi
days with his parents.
Dr. and Mrs. John Wright. Mrs. Will X
Wright, and niece, Fannie Campbell, left
Thursday for San Jose.
Baker City.
Baker City Elks will give a grand ball
New Year's evening. Arrangements have
"been In progress for some time.
The Methodist Church bazaar was held
Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, both
occasions being largely attended.
Dr. Moore, of Baker, and Mr. Rodgers, of
the Columbia mine, were the guests of
Miss B. Henry, of La Grande, at a whist
party Friday evening.
Tuesday evening the Entre Nous Club
gave their second ball, and the first ol
the regular series, at Armory Hall. A
cood attendance, and enjoyable time
marked the occasion.
The Baptist Young People's Union gave
a social In the Baptist Church parlors Fri
day, which was largely attended. A mu
seum and fish pond scheme proved high
ly diverting to the young people.
L. R. Carlyle, of Tacoma, brother ot
Carlyle brothers, will spend the holiday
In Baker City. Mrs. A. Humphrey, of
Brantford, Ont , sister of the three, start
ed home the latter part of the week, after
a protracted visit.
Company A, First Separate Battalion,
save a very successful smoker Monday
evening, to which a large number ot
friends were Invited. Captain Carlyle,
Second Lieutenant Wright and most of
the members of the company were pres
ent. State Senator Smith delivered an
address. W. L. Belrdneaux, Dave Haines
and Louis Rheldell entertained with In
strumental music.
Society tendered Mrs. C. B. Wade a
brilliant reception Saturday afternoon, at
the beautiful home of Mrs. Alex McDou
gal. Mrs. Wade, as presiding officer of
the State Federation of Women's Clubs,
had been Invited by Alpha Literary, of
Baker, to make an address on subject ot
federation. A large number of promi
nent ladles assisted Mrs. McDougal In
decorating and arranging her home for
the reception. On this committee were
Mrs. McDougal, Mrs. W. G. Drowley ana
Mrs. Dr. Curry. Mrs. Wade, with Mrs.
F W. Epplnger, Mrs F. M. Saxton. Mrs.
C. I. Flynn and Mrs. F. M. Saxon, officers
of Alpha Club, received the guests In the
Grant' Pnn.
L G. Davison, of Portland, arrived on
Tuesday to spend a week.
Miss Nell DcPeatt Is paying a visit to
the family of George W. Colvlg.
Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Harkness leave on
Saturday for Oakland, Cal., to reside.
Mrs. D. H. Stovall. of Portland. Is pay
ing a visit to her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
W. H. Field.
Mrs. Little, of Kansas City, spent
Thursday and Friday visiting Rev. and
Mrs. C. W. Hays.
Georgo M. Williams and wife returned
on Monday from Portland, where they
have been spending their honeymoon.
Mr. Ed F. Hannum and Miss Lulu Cook
wore married on Wednesday at the Palace
Hotel by Judge Axtell. The couple will
mike their' home on their ranch. After
the ceremony a fine wedding dinner was
served at the hotel to about 30 Invited
The younger musical talent of the city
has Just been formed Into the Twentieth
Century Musical Club, with George P.
Cramer as president and J. M. Booth sec
retary and treasurer. The club has charge
of the reception to be given the U. of O.
Glee Club after the concert on the 27th.
The Odd Fellows' rooms have been en
gaged and the success of the affair Is as
sured. "Independence.
Miss Marie Stelwer. of Jefferson, Is vis
iting Miss Mabel Wells.
Christmas night the 'Orchestra Club
will give its next party.
Mr. James P. Stapleton was a visitor
"here on Mond: y and Tuesday.
Mr. Will E Brant, of Vancouver, Wash.,
visited his parents here a few days this
Mrs. Fanny Mulkey and daughter, of
Salem, visited friends nere during the
Mr. Landis, of Spokane, visited Monday
and Tuesday with his uncle. Mr. A. J.
Mrs. James Robinson returned on Mon
day from a two weeks" visit with rela
tives at Anita, la.
Mr. M. E. Masterson, former cashier
of the First National Bank of this city,
epent a few days this week visiting old
time friends and relatives.
Mrs. A. J. Goodman entertained a num
ber of friends at drive whist on Tues
day evening. A delicious lunch was
served during the evening.
The Masonic fraternity will have Joint
installation on the evening of the 27th.
when the officers of the Eastern Star,
Royal Arch and Blue Lodge, will be In
stalled. Mcilford.
A. A. Davis leit Tuesday for San Fran
cisco. Francis Fitch returned Monday from
San Francisco.
Miss Bernlce Cameron Is visiting her
sister, Mrs. L. Jacobs.
Dr. J. M. Keene returned from Rose
burg Monday morning.
Arthur Mahoney is visiting friends and
relatives in Oakland, Or.
Mrs. F. P. King, of Grant's Pass, Is the
guest of Mrs. J. D. Heard.
J. D. Heard left Tuesday on an ex
tended visit to San Francisco.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Anderson, of Fort
Jones, Is the guest of Mr. and Mrs.
Miss Maggie Forsych. of Watervllle.
Minn., arrived this week and will make
this her future home.
G. F. Mills left several days ago Tor
Tucson, Ariz, where he will remain sev
eral months tor his health.
OrcRon City.
The local Art'san Assembly gave a very
dcllghtrul entertainment and social at
Willamette Hall, Thursday night,
McLoughlln's Cabin. Native Sons of
Oregon, have completed the preliminaries
for their first annual ball, at the Armory,
Christmas night.
F. F. White, who has been at Dawson
City for nearly thre years past, arrived
here Monday and will remain with his
family until March.
The Men's Club held their regular
monthly meeting In the parlors of the i
Congregational Church. Wednesday even
ing. Rev. W. E. Copeland was the prin
cipal speaker ot the evening.
W. C Barclay, who has een chief offi
cer of the mercnant ship J. B. Walker for
the past six years, running between New
York and Japan, arrived home Monday,
and will visit his sisters. Miss A. C A.
Barclay and Mrs. W. E. Pratt, until after
the holidays.
Miss Jessie Hartman is spending the
holidays at home.
Mrs. Rose Campbell Is home from a
visit with friends In Spokane.
Mrs. W. S. Ford Is here from Portland
on a visit to her mother, Mrs. R. Stra
hon. Mrs. M. Marshall has returned from a
year's stay In New York, and will remain
in Pendleton for the Winter.
The oratorio, "The Holy City." by Dr.
Gaul, was given by 20 of Pendleton's chief
musicians on Friday evening at the
Church of the Redeemer.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry M. Rltner arrived
In Pendleton on Saturday on a visit to
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. RItner. They will
spend the Winter In California.
Mrs. W. C. Schults came down vfrom
Spokane and will spend the holidays with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Nye.
A very successful fair was given Thurs
day afternoon and evening by the ladles
of the Church of the Redeemer. The
Sunday School room had been very pretti
ly draped in bunting and flags. All sorts
of dainty things were on display In booths.
Refreshments of coffee, cake and sand
wiches were served.
Albro Dickinson has arrived home from
Harry Saltmarsh has gone to Bremer
ton, Wash.
W. A. Settle, of Baker City, is visiting
In the city.
Miss Zulu Winn has gone to California
to spend the Winter.
Mrs. B. F. Brannon and grandson, of
Eugene, are visiting In the city.
Burr Sloan, of Pendleton, is spending
a few days with Albany friends.
H. R. Saltmarsh has arrived home from
a several months' visit In Seattle.
J. K. Morrison Is home from Skagway
to spend Christmas with his family.
Robert Douglas and family have ar
rived from the East and will make Alba
ny their future home.
Mrs. C. T. Howland has returned to her
home In Portland, after visiting in Alba
ny for the last 10 days.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fuller, of Poca
tello, Idaho, are In Albany visiting Mrs.
Fuller's brother and sister.
George B. Hart sailed on the 15th Inst,
from San Francisco for Manila, where he
has accepted a government position.
Daniel Gaby, of Eugene, was in McMmn
ville the first of last week.
Carl Mlchaux, of Corvallls, came home
Thursday to spend the holidays.
Miss La Vern Fenton came home Wed
nesday to spend Christmas vacation.
Miss Dorothy Daniels Is visiting her
aunt, Mrs. Wynn, in Portland, this week.
Miss Aria Keene is spending the week
with friends and relatives In Forest
Miss Chase, who viaited Mrs. H. L.
Boardman several days, returned to her
homo In Eugene Tuesday.
Miss Eva Akin went to Portland Jast
week, where she will spend Christmas-
vacation with friends and relatives.
Miss Jessie Porter, who Is attending
McMinnvllle College, left Thursday tor
Oregon City, to spend the holidays wltn
her parents.
The Rebekah Lodge members served a
supper after their meeting Tuesday even
ing and then enjoyed a social time in
tho lodgo hall.
The Native Daughters' Lodge was enter
tained at the home of Mrs. Anna Hender
son, Monday evening. A pleasant time
wah had by all present
Miss Helen Crawford Is spending Christ
mas with Albany relatives.
Miss Constance Holland, of Salem, Is
the guest of Mies Mayme Crawford.
Miss Leona Smith arrived Wednesday
from Portland, for Christmas vacation.
Misses Anna and Frances Jones arrived
from Portland Friday for the holidays.
Mrs. Charles Kohn and Miss Florence
Kohn, of Portland, are visiting relatives
in Corvallls.
The ladies of the Coffee Club enter
tain their gentlemen friends at Fire
man Hall New Year's afternoon.
Miss Carrie Danneman left Saturday
for her homo at Clem, Eastern Oregon,
where she will spend the holidays.
The Social Club gave a delightful danc
ing .party Friday night. Lemon punch,
peppermints and lady-fingers were served.
Miss Vlrgene Wittichen and Miss Ma
bel Jones left for their respective homca
at Turner and Brooks for the holiday
Miss Rogers is spending Christmas week
at Forest Grove.
Mrs. W. MacKcnzie, now of Portland,
visited friends here last week.
Will Brooks, from Wasco, was the guest
of his uncle, Mr. John Conley, last week.
Albert Hall and Elmer Jackson, from
Corvallls; F. D. Segart, from Portland,
and H. H. Snow, from Albany, are home
for the holidays.
John P. Mcakln's literary and musical
entertainment, presented under the aus
pices of Larch Camp of Woodmen, was
thoroughly enjoyed Monday evening.
At the meeting of the Whist Club,
Waist Decorations.
In these two bodice decorations there are val
uable euscestlons. The first shows & dainty
yoke and sleeves made of lace Insertion, held
together with lace beadlngs which are threaded
with black velvet ribbons.
The second shows a novel Idea in the use of
the black panne scarf, which Is draped around
the corsare across the chest and below the
arms. It is held In front by & large buckle,
while a smart bow. with ends decorated with
Silt ajgulllettes, adorns the side of the corsage.
Thursday evening. Miss Hicklln and Pro
fessor Hughson won first prizes. " The
"booby" prize was allotted to Mr. J. c
Branham and Mrs. Harlow.
Cottage Grove.
Miss Amanda Bond, of Irving, came up
G. N. Spurr arrived Sunday from Iron
town. Mich.
Curtis Bcatch visited relatives at Cres
well, this week.
Captain B. K. Worley arrived Wednes
day from Tacoma.
Mrs. D. T. Awbrey and Miss Mae. re
turned to Eugene Tuesday.
W. H. Abrahams, of Eugene. Is visit
ing Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Howard.
J. N. Baker went to Oregon City
Wednesday, to spend tne holidays with
Judge Bradshaw, of The Dalles, was
visiting friends here Wednesday and
Henry E. Ankeny left Jacksonville Sun
day evening, for Eugene and Portland.
Charles Nunan, who has been in Oak
land, CaL. arrived in Jacksonville, Sat
urday. Miss Amy Cantrae, who has been vis
iting in Gold Hill, has returned to her
home In this city.
Mrs. Charles White, formerly of Wood-
Mnvf iWi
vllle, came down from Ashland and Is
spending a week with Mrs. T. J. Kenney.
Mr. and Mr. C. C Beekman returned
to their home In Jacksonvlle. from San
Francisco. Wednesday evening. They
were accompanied by their daughter. Miss
Forest Grove.
George Bacon left Wednesday for Gold
endale. Miss Clara Hughes, of Portland, is vis
iting here.
L. L. Holllnger and family, of Pitts
burg, Kan., are visiting here.
Mile Watrous, after a year's absence,
has returned from Columbia City.
Henry Burchcll and family and Ed
Burchell. of Lexington. Or., are visiting
here, after an absence of three years.
The senior and junior clesscs ot Pacific
University held their regular quarterly
public rhetoricals in Marsh Hall Tuesday
Mrs. G. H. Bennett and little daughter
were the guests of Portland friends from
Monday until Thursday morning.
Mrs. R. C. Geer returned Saturday from
a visit in Sllverton, and departed Mon
day for Portland, to spend the holidays.
Henry Mockle and family removed to
Tacoma the first of the week.
Mrs. Clara Haven removed, with her
family, to The Dalles Thursday.
Representative-elect H. C. Bostwlck and
wife wen.t to Tacoma the first of the
week, where they will visit friends.
State Senator A. High and wife re
turned from a month's visit to Phladel
phia and other Eastern cities Tuesday.
The Ladles' Guild of St. Luke's Episco
pal Church gave their annual bazaar and
social at Eichenlaub's Hall, Thursday af
ternoon and evening. The affair was well
Gilbert Daniels and Harry Swartz, who
went to Manila as employes of the Quar
termaster's Department, on the Govern
ment transport Thyra, several months
ago, have returned.
J. W. Elwell. Ed Basse. A. G. Sawyer
and John Behrens, who went to the Phil
ippine Islands as civilian employes of the
Government, on the first trip of the Len
nox, returned the first of the week.
A very enjoyable dancing party was
given by the Vancouver Amateur Ath
letic Club at the club gymnasium Fri
day evening. This was the first of a
scries of fortnightly parties, to be given
by the club during the Winter. The next
one Is to take place December 2S.
Walla Wnlla.
Harry Bartemus has gone to Ohio to
visit relatives.
Miss Cora Babcock, of Waltsburg, is
visiting in the city.
Walter Coleman, of Sioux City, la., is
visiting friends in the city.
Miss Charity Ankeny is home from St.
Helen's Hall for the holidays.
George Struthers Is rapidly recovering
from a severe attack of pneumonia.
Hon. S. C. Cosgrove, of Pomeroy, was In
the city several days during the week.
Miss Gertie Bracken has gone to
Sprague to pass the holidays with friends.
The High Five Club has adjourned its
sessions to the first Friday In January.
Mrs. Harriet Eagan-Shclton-Barnes-Whccler
has gone to California to re
side Mrs. Dr. J. E. Bingham and son will
spend the holidays with relatives In Port
land. Mrs. H. W. Eagan, relict or the late
Rev. Father Eagan, has gone to Califor
nia to reside.
Miss Amy Steinman, who has been vis
iting Mrs. Albert Goldman for some
weeks, has returned to her California
Lieutenant Otwell. Seventh Inrantry.
gava a party at the garrison Thursday
evening, which was largely attended by
tho lovers of dancing in the city.
Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Upton gave a de
lightful dancing party Tuesday evening,
which was attended by a couple of score
of the young friends of their daughters,
the Misses Chapman.
Fred Rogers has been put in charge
of the business of the Great Nortnern
Railway at Sioux City, la., in addition
to being the general freight and passen
ger agent of the Wllmar & Sioux .rails
Colfax. ,
A number of members of the Order or
the Eastern Star gave George Lennox
and bride a surprise party at their pleas
ant home In South Colfax last night.
Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. A.
Kuhn, H. Kamlnsky, C. N. Hlnchliff, H.
M. Moffat and A. J. Davis; Mrs. Mercer,
Mrs. Michaclson; Miss Doane, and Messrs.
E. C. Murray and S. Boyer.
While the Knights were having their
meeting In their hall the members of Col
fax Chapter, No. 8, Royal Arch Masons,
were having a royal time m their hall in
the same building. There was a full
attendance of members to witness the
conferring of the Royal Arch degree on
C. M. Wyman and H. B. White, both ot
Colfax. After this ceremony a lunch was
Colfax society was busy last night,
there being no less than three social
events of more than ordinary Interest,
Couer d'Alene Lodge, No. 12, Knights
of Pythias, held a social an? business
session In Its hall in Fratenn y Block,
and conferred the rite of knight on H. M.
Mumford and E. E. Bellinger. The Inter
esting ceremony was witnessed by nearly
all members of the local lodge and a
number of visiting Knights from Palouse,
Pullman and Garfield. After the work m
the lodgeroom a banquet was served, the
Rathbone Sisters having prepared the
feast during the ceremonies.
Miss Evelyn McNltt is home from Ab
erdeen, to spend Christmas.
T. J. and W. F. Fleming have returned
to Centralla for the holidays.
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Whlnnery visited
Portland during the first of the week.
Miss Pearl McNitt has taken Miss Anna
Robinson's place as clerk In the postoffice
in this city.
Miss Elsie Lucas has returned from
California, and Is visiting at the home
ot Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Fowler, North Cen
tralla. Mr. Oscar Nelson has returned from
Walla Walla, to spend the holidays with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Nelson.
In this city.
The coming holidays promise to be un
usually gay for Centralla society people.
A number ot entertainments are set for
Christmas week.
Mr. and Mrs. Coovert. of Independence,
Or., will spend Christmas with Mr. and
Mrs. M. M. Banister, in this city. Mr.
Coovert Is a brother of Mrs. Banister.
VIHard Remembered at "University
of Oregon At Corvallls.
EUGENE. Dec. 22. After an eventful 14
weeks of hard work studious, athletic
and otherwise the University of Oregon
has closed its doors for the Christmas
holidays. The spirits of the mighty dead,
as embalmed in the texts, will have a
good rest; so also those of the living. It
is needed, for a new century Is at hand,
and we all want a good ready before turn
ins that big white new page on New
Year's day.
Wednesday mornlns, the university hela
memorial exercises In honor of the late
Henry Vlllard. The ceremonies were
worthy of the occasion, and very truth
fully emphasized the deep affection with
which this great man is here remembered.
Addresses were made In behalf of the
students, faculty, alumni and board of
regents. The principal speaker was Hon.
W. D. Fenton. of Portland, who told of
l Olds & King I Olds & King 1
s .
to maks your homos and hearts brighter and happier. Will you be ready to receive him? For many weeks he has held full sway
in the OLDS cSs KING stores, making the glad Christmas spirit felt in every department. But only a very small part of what he
has to offeryou here can bespoken of today. To try and tell all would simply be to mention everything thafs desirable for holi
day gifts, at most attractive prices. Wise purchasers will come early tomorrow and secure most prompt attention. For the
benefit of those who cannot come early,
This season shows the best and most
elaborate display we've yet made,
and toy headquarters are always
here. Mechanical toys, art toys,
wooden, iron and tin toys abound.
For little men, magic lanterns, Inde
structible Iron trains, wagons, steam
engines, boats and trains deserve spe
cial menUcn.
Toy Pianos
From 25c to $10.00 each. To irlve the
little miss entertainment and early
practice In finger exercises.
Printing Presses
Six sizes, with full lines of type.
Prices, $1.25 to $3.50 each.
Boys' Tool Chests
With full kit of tools, from 50c up.
Child's Furniture -
Dainty enameled and gold effects.
From $1.25 to $7.00 each.
H Child's Desks
Of hardwood, with flat, roll, or lift
tops and compartments complete.
Special, $2.35, $2.73 and $3.50 each.
Trunks for Dollie
Exact copies of big Saratogas. Prices.
70c to J2.10 each.
Games! Games!
Of every description. Full of en
tertainment and instruction for
young and old.
French Enameled Wooden Ware
Durable, yet dainty. Nicely decorated matchboxes, ash trays, card receivers,
letter files, paper holders, comb and brush cases, glove, handkerchief and tie
boxes, smokers' sets, and many others. All reduced. As samples of prices:
10c Match Safe for 7c $1.50 Smoking Set for 75c.
Jewelry Counter
Elegant things for Christmas In
purses, chatelaine and shopping bags.
In Beaded Purses and
The largest, choicest and most eco
nomically priced lot In Portland.
Henry Villard's relation to the North
west. Suitable music was furnished by a
student choir, and" Professor Glen sang
a sacred solo. The services were attend
ed by alumni and friends of the unlver.
slty desirous of showing their respect for
Oregon's greatest benefactor.
The Socletas Quirlnalls held Its regular
monthly meeting Tuesday evening as an
open session In the Laurean Hall. Pro
fessor Glen addressed the assembly In a
very scholarly and Interesting fashion on
"The Classical Elements of the English
The Seminary in History and Political
Science met Wednesday night in Dr.
Schmidt's room. Reports on historical
and economic subjects were presented by
B. C. Jakway. '01: W. L. Whlttesey, 0i.
and A. H. Eaton, '02. These were all fol
lowed by Informal discussions on the top
ics treated. This work will be continued
In the sessions of next year.
The football men have shown able dls-
cernment In re-electing F. J. Zelgler, '02,
as captain of the football team. Mr.
Zelgler is a student and gentleman, as
well as the best end of his weight on the
Coast. Backed by the whole university,
his men should show some very capable
football next Autumn.
The Indoor baseball men are stirring
around, and have chosen F. A. Edwards,
'01, as captain. They hope for games
with M. A. A. C, Salem and most any
thing else. If any matches are secured
the- boys will do their part In all earnest
ness. Music is, very appropriately, far to the
Ceinture and Collar.
This novel clrdle, of soft satin or panne,
slopes from a high, deep ceinture. In the back,
to & narrow. Ion? buckle In 'front, where the
tiro ends are allowed to cross and form two
smart little tabs. The smart little collar
cravat of white pau de sole with Inset lace
appliques is an Indispensable adjunct, to the
wardrobe, and is sufflclent to make any blouse
waist look dressy and up to date.
front in these pre-hollday times. The
Treble Clef gave Its annual concert
Thursday evening, and was very warmly
received Its ensemble numbers showed
great Improvement over last year, while
the cleverness and ability of the soloists
compelled numerous encores. Miss Han
sen deserves great credit for her careful,
artistic, work with this popular organiza
tion. The Glee Club boys, who have been In
hard training since the yearly Thanksgiv
ing, show, held a dress rehearsal for the
entertainment of their many friends on
Friday evening. The programme was
presented with a skill and spirit that won
much praise from those present. The
club, as a whole, is, perhaps, the strong-
From the tiny charm doll to "my
iaay, aaa in nnest attire.
No. 1 Fine bisque dolls, 4 M A ,
beautiful styles, worth 60c,jyQ Q
No. 2. Four different lines')!"
of pretty dressed, bisque Ph
dolls, worth 40c. at fcUt,'u
Doll millinery, trimmed or un
trlmmed. Dolls' crochet sacques,
capes and hoods. Doll hose and
shoes, all sizes.
Christmas Tree
All sorts ot inexpensive, glittering
things. Christmas tree candles and
candle holders.
In Second-Floor Annex
Christmas Aprons
i?Tom tne large mnas ior granu-
mother, to fancy little affairs fori
white, from 90c to $2.00 each.
Silk Petticoats
Latest approved styles and colors,
Elegant for Christmas gilts. nces,
$5.00 to $33.00 each.
By putting them In one of our al
bums. Prices, 30c to $6.00 each.
Three Specials in
Standing Albums
With handsomely embossed celluloid
covers. Were $2.50, $2.75 and $3.00.
Now, $1.8S, 12.15 and $2.37 each.
est ever turned out here, and it is easy
to predict a brilliant record for the usuai
holiday tour this time In Southern Ore
gon. At Corvnllla.
CORVALLIS, Dec 2a A new feature
this'year of the farmers' short course aw
the Oregon Agricultural College wlh
probably be that seyeral of the college
students In other courses will take up tho
lectures in addition to their regular worn.
Since no educational test for admission la
required, and the time for the course la
so short. It is believed that many who
cannot enter the regular college work will
avail themselves of the opportunity to
takes the course that Is boiled down for
Several of the teachers and many of the
students who cannot go home during holt
days will attend the State Teachers As
sociation, at Albany. Very recently ar
rangements have been consummated with
J. B. Patterson, physical director of the
Oregon Agricultural College, to read a
paper at the association on "Physical
Culture," and also to entertain the visit
ing teachers with artistic club swinging.
Dr. Wlthycombe and Professors Coote,
Kent. Cordley and Pernot are holding
two farmers' Institutes this week, in
Clackamas County. It is the purpose of
the college 'station to hold a series ot
these institutes throughout the state dur
ing the early Spring months.
School closed last Friday to give a hol
iday vacation to the faculty, which now
consists of 30 instructors, and the stu
dents, who number 406. About 50 students
will take their vacation at their homes
In Eastern Oregon this year. This is the
largest number that have gone to Eastern
Oregon at this time of the year.
"The College Barometer," which has
been enlarged to 40 pages. Is rapidly as
suming the features of the regular mag-
I zlne. It is edited by a corps of students.
with Charles H. Horner, '01, as their chief.
Robert Wlthycombe. '01, is business man
ager, and Claude Riddle, '02, is the print
er. The first page of the back Is orna
mented with a handsome engraving, de
signed by Professor F. D. McLouth, ana
the book contains a half-tone engraving
of the three class presidents Carroll E.
Cummlngs, '04: Byram Mayfleld, '03; Ed
gar Tulley, '02, and Robert Wlthycombe,
During the past few days three, optional
classes have been formed in gymnastic?.
Great Interest has been shown on all
sides. Students, faculty and regents are
enthusiastic in behalf of the department.
The opening day of next term will see
125 new lockers and 10 new baths. This
will enable more and better work. The
director will spend part of next week tn
Portland visiting the work of that city.
Following the example of the military
department, each gymnast will wear a
regulation suit.
When this department Is equipped it
will be one of the two or three best
gymnasiums on the Coast. O. A. C. stu
dents will have much to be p'roud of and
thankful for, and the opportunity to work
in a thoroughly equipped gymnasium Is
not among the least of these items.
Qnarrylnpr "With Cannon Balls.
A year or so ago an old cannon ball
was about the most useless object known,
fit for nothing but old iron. Now it has
a commercial value. Last Fall the
United States Government, which now
uses only pointed steel cannon balls in
its work of benevolent assimilation, sold
For your lady friend and leave the
selecting to, her. Wltn our reliable
makes, ranging from $1.00 to $2.50
pair, to select from, you can make no
A Handsome Box Free
With purchase of three pairs or more.
Men's Women's
Kinds we can guarantee to give full
est satisfaction: and can be plain or
as dressy as you may want for gifts.
Silk Umbrellas
For men and women. Co CQ oo
Full $3.75 values, at 4.x Cd
Your Calendars and
Christmas Cards
A beautiful lot of these refined and
dainty remembrances.
Christmas Dress or
Waist Pattern
Choice selecting on first floor annex.
Flannel Silks Special
A smart waist fabric; black j
99c yd
and newest shades: $1.25
value, only
Useful Holiday Gifts for Men
You'll find here the sorts they'll best appreciate. Such as they'd buy for themselves.
In Neckwear
The most popular shapes and shades,
from 23c to $3.00 each.
For evening or street wear, lined or
ununed, from 51.W to $2.00 pair.
Plain or initial, linen or silk.
Flannel Waists, Eiderdown Dressing Sacques
Kimonas and Bath Robes
For practical gifts, nope more appropriate or economical.
Waists now SI.TC tn SZ 95 naVi
Dressing sacques, now 66c to $6.25 ea.
off a lot of round iron cannon balls of
various sizes. A smart Yankee discov
ered that these balls were useful in rock
Now the workmen simply drop a few
small cannon balls into the cleft and
"joggle" the partly loosened block back
and forth, with their crowbars. At every
I movement the balls drop lower until
larger ones can be inserted. By ana Dy
the block rolls out. completely severed.
And then it is rolled away on cannon
balls Instead of wooden rollers, the ad
vantage being that they will roll In every
direction, while a block on wooden roll
ers can only go straight ahead or back.
A Flattering Letter From a Former
Portland Clercyman and
Rev. Hugh D. Atchison, formerly pas
tor of Grace Church here, who Is a fine
ly educated musician and organist as well,
is now In charge of St. Luke's at Du
buque, la. Before leaving the city Ellers
piano house accepted his old piano here in
part payment for a new Weber Grand
to be delivered at Dubuque, la. The fine
new piano was duly delivered and in
a letter Just received from Mr. Atchison,
he speaks most highly of the new instru
ment, as follows:
"Dubuque, la., Dec. 12. Our beautiful
new piano, the Weber Grand, number
B, arrived last Thursday, and is a thing
of beauty and a Joy forever. All who
see and hear it are charmed with its
I perfections. This Is a very musical city,
j and we expect to make good use of our
beautiful new piano this Winter in the
way of musicians and little 'at homes.'
Permit me to thank you for the courteous
and honorable way In which you have
treated ua throughout this transaction.
You deserve to prosper. Mrs. Atchison
Joins me in thanks and good wishes.
Yours sincerely, Hugh D. Atchison."
Eilers piano house also sold a fine new
piano to Rev. Thomas McClelland, form
erly of Pacific College, at Forest Grove,
and delivered same direct to Mr. Mc
Clelland's new home at Knox College,
Galcoburg, 111.
Mr. Ellers has for many years been
prominently connected with leading
piano manufacturers as wholesale traveling-
representative and is personally ac
quainted in nearly every city in the
United States, and hence It Is a simple
matter for them to agree to deliver
pianos at long-distance points.
About Doll' Fur.
This Is the season when the owner looks
out to see that dolly shall be carefully
protected against the cold when taken
out for an airing. So he dolls' furs are
brought into use; or. if the doll has none,
some are bought for It. These may be
found in considerable variety of style,
material and price. Dolls' furs include
muffs an collarettes and boas. All these
things are made in various sizes and they
are commonly sold in sets. As to ma
terial, the costlier are made of fur in
imitation of ermine and sealskin, such
! furs being lined with silk or satin. In
one coior ana anoiner, ana muus ana
collarettes finished Just as those for
grown-up people would be.
Dolls' furs, according to the material
of which they are made and the style of
finish, sell at from SO cents, or perhaps
less a set, up to $3. They are, ot course,
All Decorated
Haviland China
Reduced for
Christmas Buvina
comprising our grand collection ot.
uniucr te ia turn separate pieces.
Libbey's Cut Glass
Shows clearest and most brilliant;
cutting tne world has Known. Sump-
tuous ior guts, were sole .roruand '
Christmas Carving Sets
Of best guaranteed steeL
Miller's Famous Lamps
Sanauet. stand, parlor, nlano. nail. :
hanging and hand lamps, in. latest
snapes ana aecorauons.
Brioa-Brac, Vases
Statuary, Pottery, Etc.
In elecant nrofuslon.
Table Linens
Whether tnr trlftn nr tnv rmny fni-lef-
mas dinner, you'll want the best, :
woicn is
Better values for the prices than '
any other known makes.
Full sets, or table damask by the;
yard, napkins, doilies, tea. trav and
carving cloths, etc., are here in pro-;
Fancy Suspenders
Many prettily boxed, for gift pur-'
House Coats
or Smoking Jackets, Bath
and Lounging Robes. A,
choice collection at easyi
KImona? now St.SS tn 5E4 zn o-ir-v.
Bath robes, now $3.12 to $3.75 each.
sold only In the colder parts of the
country, where furs would ordinarily bo
worn. And while there are some arti
cles of dolls' equipment that, like the
dolls themselves, are sold In city and
country alike, dolls' furs are sold chief
ly In cities.
Not So Common Here as In England,
but Well to Have.
Although "5 o'clock tea" is becoming
a recognized institution In 'many American
homes, as it is In England, the "cozy"
Is not looked upon here as an essential
part of the outfit as it la on the other
side of the Atlantic. The English mis
tress of the teatable considers this cover
of embroidered cloth, velvet or silk as
necessary and lmportantiaisthe tea pot
Itself. It Is claimed that .three brewing of
the stimulating, fragrant leaves 13 not
alone improved by the use of the cozy,
which prevents the precious vapors from
escaping, but it serves to keep the pot
at a high degree of heat, and connois
seurs agree that this popular beverage
should be served very hot, whether the
accompaniment be cream or, following
the Russian fashion, a slice ot lemon and
The most familiar form of cozy adapt
able for various styles of pots, says the
Brooklyn Eagle, is made with two pieces,
each shaped like a half-circle, joined
along the rounding edge, the seam, being
concealed by cording to match or har
monize with -the outside material and lin
ing. This style of cozy may be adjusted
to fit any kind of tea-brewing receptacle.
Cloth, embroidered In gold or sliver and
lined with delicately tinted silk, velvet
and silk combinations, and fancy bro
caded silks and satins, are suitable mate
rials for the construction of this useful
adjunct of the tea table. Particularly
good effects are secured when the cozy
matches the coloring of the tea bet, for
odd cups and saucers are no longer the
fashion on the afernoon tea table, and it
should always harmonize with the general
color tone.
For tea pots of particular shape, cozies
of special shape are made, a bell form be
ing excellent for the fiat, squatty teapots
that are fashionable Just now. The bell
snaped cozy Is made by joining several
triangular sections, making the circular
base a couple of inches broader than the
teapot It is Intended to cover, so It can
be easily dropped on or removed. An in
terlining of sheet wadding, carefully cut
and fitted In, is placed between the out
side material and the silk lining. If the
outter fabric Is lined before combining
with the wadding and silk, the cozy will
be better shaped and retain Its form a
longer time. Properly made of attrac
tive material, the cozy is an artistic ac
cessory for the modern tea table, with
its dainty appointments.
Virginia Is experimenting with the dis
pensary system of selling liquor, on ac
count of the state and town. Franklin
having been selected for the experiment.
The commonwealth gets one-fourth of
the profits and the town, the remainder.
Under this system the liquor Is sold In
original packages and must not be con
sumed on the premises.
And fools who came to scoff remained
to pray. Goldsmith, 'The Deserted Village."