The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current, May 10, 1908, Page 4, Image 4

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Williams and Payne Indulge in
Charges' and Counter-Charges.
rioor Lenders in Wordy Encounter AVillianis Announces
Himself for Honesty at the
Polls, Which Payne Doubts,
WASHINGTON, May 9. Sectional lines
were sharply drawn in the House today
anil for a cime charges and counter
charRPs of dishonesty in elections by both
political parties were heard. The two
Hoar leaders, Messers. Payne, of New
York, and Williams of Mississippi were
the principals.
Mr. Payne got the floor and criticised
the floor leaders for having the hardihood
to say he was in favor of honest elections.
"Since when was the democratic party
for honest elections?" he - inquired in
stentorian tones. "Was it when It was
depriving a certain class of citizens of
suffrage by every means, by perjury, by
fraud, murder, riot and everything else
under the sun?" He wanted to know if
the Democrats favored honesty In elec
tions in the State of New York, "when
time after time they carried the election
not by the honest ballot but by fraudulent
votes deposited in the ballot-boxes and
fraudulent counts."
The Democrats, said. Mr. Payne, were In
favor of honest elections only when they
sot a majority that way. "Is it neces
sary for the Democratic party in Mary
land to disfranchise the black man?" he
asked. He declared that the Republican
party had an honest majority in Mary
land, and in order to overcome it . the
Democrats were bending every effort to
deprive every citizen of the right of fran
chise, "and thereby make a Democratic
state of Maryland."
Points to Philadelphia.
Mr. Williams replied that he had lis
tened to the lecture upon honesty in
' elections from the leader of the Republi
can party, "the party of fresh, new,
crisp two-dollar bills; the party of blocks
of tive; the party of the City of Phila
delphia; the party of lecturing boards
back In 1S7B: the party that carried the
election in 1S90 by wholesale bribery; the
party that, even as late as 1900, denied
that it had been receiving money from
Hductary corporations for political pur
poses and whose officials were convicted
of falsehood in the denial; the party of
If there was anything that was a
stench in the no. trils of all humanity,
he said, it was the City of Philadelphia.
; "H lias "such abad smell,' he declared,
'"th;U even fh($ Republicans themselves
could not air the time." " :
Mr.. Williams admitted that there was a
time when" there was intimidation and
-fraud -in liis section of the country, but
rther wn some extenuation for it "when
"There never was. however," ho ex
claimed, "any excuse or extenuation for
the Retipbiiean party in its programme of
wholesale bribery in 1K96, l!KH and 1904,
when that party took the money belong
ing to widows and orphans and never had
the manhood nor the justice to return it."
Attacks Campaign Funds.
At one lime he said President Roose
velt ih1 the manhood to say that the
Republican campaign committee ought
to return the money "that had been from the widows and orphans
who. are the beneficiaries of the policy
i holders of the New York Life and Mu
tual Insurance companies." Crossing
the aisle and pointing his finger at
-Mr. Payne. Mr. Williams said:
. . "Yes. there was u time in the his
tory of the South when revolution
atoort in the saddle, but.'" he added,
"wince then those States have adopted
new constitutions." The disfranchise
ment laws, he -declared, "were passed
. lor the purpose of preventing fraud,
and the Supreme Court of the United
. States, has upheld them." Still facing
Mr. Payne, Mr.. Williams remarked that
the "irentli'miin'K on,.i ........i... -. i.
. -'.! " I III L.l l l HjC
Idea of the Democrats being interested
In honest elections."
Mr. Payne, he said, was from "the
party of the whisky fraud, of the credit
mobllier, of the star route fraud."
"Ah." he exclaimed, "I can bandy his
tory with him all day, but I don"t want
to bandy history."
- Should Publish Funds.
He - believed in letting the dead past
bury itself on both sides. "What do you
say now." he again shrieked. "What do
you say? Here I stand. I stand to
challenge you that every dollar that
goes Into a campaiagn fund shall be pub
lished to the world the day after it is
received so the world may know the
motive of the giver and the world may
Judge the means of corruption in the
hands of the recipient?" .
Mr. Williams backed slowly to his seat,
and as he sat down he exclaimed at the
top of his voice: "What do you- say for
the future? Let the dead past go."
Commemoration or Founding to- Be
Held at Rickreall.
DALLAS. Or., May 9. (Special.) The
school picnic to be held at Rickreall Sat
urday, May 16. will be in commemoration
of the founding of the first school In Ore
gon in 1815. and not in celebration of
the founding of the La Creole Academy,
as has leen currently reported.
The school was opened in one corner
of Colonel Nathaniel Ford's log cabin,
about one quarter mile west of Rickreall!
The teacher was John E. Lyle, who was
later one of the principal promoters In
the founding of La Creole Academy,
which took place in IStv, IS years after
ward. Wants Heuvy Damages.
OREGON CITY. Or.. May 9. (Special.)
George Joggi. a Russian who speaks
no Knglish. has filed a suit against the
Willamettte Pulp it Paper Company to
recover damages to the extent of $20,
4.ri0. He states that early last Ausust
a mass of pulp fell on him. crushing him
breaking his right thigh and lnjurinir him
: i
internally',... He was damaged, he al-.
lege, .to the extent of $10,000, and,. -not J
ut'ing aoie-m tvm4 lur jiine montns, suf
fered a loss of $450. He further avers
that the company's physician. Dr. W. E.
C'ui'll,. set hi injured . bone in a negli
gent and careless manner and ho de
mands $r!0,0(M) for this. v
Keleased'for.J.ack of Evidence.
ROSEBURG, Or., May 9. (Special.)
Claude Hendrleks. who was arrested In
"thia' city Wednesday, April 29, charged
with having robbed the Brockway post
office, April 22. was released late Fri
day night on lack of evidence. The only
clue that might point to any guilt was a
bag containing about two pounds of pen
nies, found In Hendricks' trunk. The
amount of money, stamps, etc., taken
was estimated at J100. A thorough in
vestigation revealed nothing pertaining
to the robbery except the pennies.
Chadwick May Be Candidate.
COLFAX. Wash., May 9. (Special.) In
the event that Judge Hadley, of the Su
preme Court, will not be a candidate to
succeed himself, there is little doubt that
Judge Chadwick, of the Superior Court
of Whitman County, will announce his
candidacy. Judge Chadwick has been dis
inclined to become a candidate against
the present incumbents and has repeat
edly said that he would support Judge
Hadley. When asked about it, he said:
"I should regret the retirement of Judge
Hadley, but if he does, I shall become a
candidate myself."
San Pedro Harbor Notes.
SAN PEDRO, May 9. The steam
schooner Chehalis, from Grays Harbor,
today brought 600,000 feet of lumber for
the 9an Pedro Lumber Company.
The steam schooner Centralia, from San
Diego, called for fuel today and proceeded
to Grays Harbor via San Francisco.
The steam schooners Schna Yak and
Norwood left for Grays Harbor via San
Francisco today, j
The steam schooner Wasp, Captain
Wehman, bound for Everett, departed
for the north today.
Dies on Way Home.
SALEM, Or., May 9.-(Special.) While
driving to his home, five miles south of
Salem, today, Patrick Higgins, a well-to-do
farmer, suffered a stroke of
paralysis, which rendered him helpless.
As his team passed the ranch of J. R.
Pervln Mr. Pervin discovered him hang
ing over the side of his wagon." He died
before medical assistance arrived. He
leaves a wife, from whom he had sep
arated. She resides in Idaho.
Wheat Shipments From Taconia.
TACOMA, May 9. Foreign clearances
of wheat for this week from Tacoma
were 272,798 bushels, worth $232,101. in ad
dition to 18.244 bushels of oats, $9050. For
eign clearances of flour were 3055 half
barrels, worth $11,722.
Butte. Mont. Iouia Ferris, who dyna
mited the Burlington eantbound express
here on the night of May 1. was formally
charged with the attempt to wreck the
train Saturday. Under a statute passed by
the last Assembly the penalty is death.
Atlanta. Ga. Practically every owner of
property located within the three square
blocks of buildings destroyed in yesterday's
lire has announced that modern structures
will be erected. An investigation has been
ordered in regard to the failure of water
Albuquerque, N. M. Juan Valdei, a
ranchman living at Cabexon. was murdered
Wednesday night, his heaa being severed
from his body with an ax as he lay asleep
in bed his two children. The mur
derers wrapped the body in the bedding,
buried -it in an arroyo and escaped. Two
Mexicans are suspected.
New York In an unique ceremony at
Bellevue Hospital. Noah Chartman and
wife were divorced at the request of the
wife, so that she will not be compelled to
obey the Jewish law requiring a widow to
marry her husband's brother or remain
forever a widow. They were married May
2 and next day the husband became ill and
has only a few days to live.
Chicago Dr. J. S. Anderson Christison,
alienist, writer and student of criminology
and - hypnotism, waa found dead from as
phyxiation Friday. Three gas Jests were
open and the windows were closed. He testi
fied as an alienist in many famous murder
trials and maintained that Eugene Prender
gast killed Mayor Harrison when under
hypnotic influence. .
Chicago Under the compulsory edu
cation law requiring that children, between
14 and 16 years old shall he "In school or
' problem to deal with in the case of hun
dreds of children who, because of business
depression are seeking worn dally. It is
proposed to allow them to attend half each
El Pasn. Tex. Mark Good, agent of the
Department of the interior, has been sus
pended, pending investigation of charges
that he kidnaped Ave Klckapoo Indians
from an i Arizona reservation in order to
keep them away from a tribal conference
railed to decide how to divide $215,000 ap
propriated to the Indians by Congress.
New York Brought from their home in
Odessa. Russia, where their mothers were
killed by ossacks during, the riots in
October. 1IM'. eight children, ranging In
uge from ?, to 5 years. arrived on the
steamer Corona from Europe to join their
fathers in this country.
At Jamaica.
JAMAICA, N. Y., May 9. Results of
Five furlongs Personal won, Arion
ette second, Havre third; time. 1:013-5.
Mile and a sixteenth Trouble Maker
won. Sir Toddington second, Druid third
time, 1:49 S-5.
Four and a half furlongs Trance won,
Top Note second, Glldden Bell third;
time. 0:54 1-5.
Mile and a sixteenth Jack'Atkin won,
Restigouche second; time, 1:48 2-5. Only
two starters.
Five and a half furlongs Ida D. won,
Oricagna second., Mazuma third; time,
1:08 2-6.
Five and a half furlongs Horace won.
Baby Wolf second, Grlnaldi third; time,
1:07. . -
At Louisville.
LOUISVILLE, May 9. Results of
Four furlongs Advancing won. Lillian
Ray second, Inola third; time, 0:50 2-5.
Six furlongs-f-Bosorrlan won, Florida
Glen second, Ethel Carr third; time, 1:20.
Six furlongs Dark Knight won, Al
Muller second, Colonel Bob third; time,
1:18 1-5.
The Clark handicap, mile and a six
teenth Polly Prim won. The Mink sec-i
ond, Pinkola third; time. 1:53 4-5.
Four and a half furlongs Tony W.
won. Solicitor second. Light Blue third;
time, 0:59.
Mile and a, sixteenth Margaret Ran
dolph won, Ed Kane second, Lady Vie
third; time, 1:54.
Presbyterians Play Ball.
Two games of baseball were p"layed yes
terday in the Presbyterian Alliance of the
Athletic League. The Third Presbyterian
Church team defeated the Mount Tabor
Presbyterians by a score of 11 to 8. The
game was closely contested throughout
and a number of fast plays were pulled
off on both sides. The game, which was
played on the Forty-ninth-street and
Hawthorne-avenue grounds, was attended
by about 200. The game was umpired by
Andrew Kan. In the same league the First
Presbyterian team was defeated by the
Hawthorne Presbyterians, 8 to 3. This
game was played on the Portland Acad
emy grounds, and was witnessed by a
large number of the league adherents.
The batteries were: Hawthorne N. Do
bih and E. Phllburn; First Prsebyterlan,
E. Noyes and A. Noyes. Umpire Thome.
Douglas Bound Over.
W. E. Douglas, the former cashier
of the Thiel Detective Agency, who
ww arrested several days ago on a
charge of embezzlement, was yester
day bound over to appear before the
Grand Jury by Municipal Judge Cam
eron. Douglas was released on $2500
ball, pending his appearance before the
Circuit Court.
Siletz Indian Here for Trial.
Joseph Gay, an Indian residing on the
Siletz Reservation, was yesterday com
mitted to the Multnomah County Jail in
default of bonds, to await a trial in the
Federal Court on a statutory charge. The
complaining witness against Gay is a
16-year-old Indian girl who lives on the
Siletz Reservation,
Railroads Suspected of Design
to Discredit the Hep
burn Law.
Cannot Forbid Advance, but Can
Show Purpose and Whether Nec
essary AH Roads Not Equal-;
ly Affected by Depression.
WASHINGTON. May 9. (Special.) An
investigation by the Interstate Commerce
Commission of tne causes for the pro
posea general advance in freight rates
throughout the country is likely to take
place. Hints from Commission circles in
dicate this as a probability. Officially,
the members of the Commission have
a yet taken no cognizance of the action
of the railroad men in arranging for
new schedules, which will Increase an
nual gross earnings from $100,000,000 to
$200,000,000, according to conservative
estimates. Unofficially, however, they
are watching events with keen Interest
in all phases of the situation.
Cannot Prevent Advance.
There Is a precedent for an investiga
tion, as the Commission undertook one
along the same lines when a movement
to advance charges was Inaugurated in
1901, before the enactment of the present
rate regulation law. To Investigate Is
practically all the Commission, with its
present powers, can do. It has no power
to restrain any advance and may only
pass upon the reasonableness of a rate In
operation upon specific complaint from
a shipper. But an investigation, it is
pointed out, would give the country the
real underlying causes for the action
about' to be taken by the railroad of
ficials. It would show in what cases. If
any, the advances in rates were just
ifiable on the part of the carriers. It
might develop that other reasons than
those given by the railroads for placing
additional burdens upon shippers and
consumers play a part in the proposed
plan. ...
In official circles, which have to do
with railroad and commercial affairs,
there is no disposition to contend that
an increase of rates would not be rea
sonable and Justifiable in some cases
that general advances would be just
ifiable with certain roads. But there Is
a disposition to dispute the justice and
reasonableness of Increases affecting all
roads alike, regardless of territory and
regardless of whether the roads have
suffered much or little, from the depres
sion in business or from increased cost
of operation.
Aim to Discredit Kate Law.
There Is a strong impression in Wash
ton officialdom that behind the causes
for raising charges openly stated by
the railroad presidents and traffic man
agers lies a plan to bring discredit upon
the interstate commerce act as amended
by the last Congress. It is not regarded
as an attempt to discredit the Inter
state 'Commerce Commission itself, al
though It is believed there may be a
design to cast odious reflection upon
the National administration at the same
time that It Is sought to bring the rate
making power conferred by the present
law into disrepute with the people of
the country.
It is insisted that the railroad mag
nates, who originally fought against the
extension of the Commission's power to
deal with the fixing of rates are now
turning to other means to render that
power distasteful to the people whose
sentiment and agitation forced Congress
to pass the Hepburn-Dolliver bill. It
would be natural, it is pointed out. for
them to seize an opportunity as soon as
possible after the new law had- gone
into effect, the popular impression being
that the ratemaking act would tend to
reduce traffic business all along the line.
Railroads Find New Way to Win
Business and Conciliate Shippers.
PHILADELPHIA. May 9. (Special.)
A new gospel is being preached by the
railroads the gospel of prompt attention
to and prompt settlement of the claims
for loss and damage. In fact this de
partment of the railroads has strangely
enough become one of the main adjuncts
to the business of soliciting business, so
to speak.
A greater change in railroad methods
could scarcely be Imagined, for in the old
days the loss and damage claim was a
means for the payment of a rebate and
for grevious loss and vexation to the un
favored shipper. Before the passage of
the Hepburn act, railroads apparently
maintained .loss and damage claim de
partments for the sole purpose of seeing
how little money, Justly due shippers,
could be paid out and how much it was
necessary to pay big shippers on unjust
claims in order to curry favor and secure
or retain their traffic.
Now that the new law has changed all
this, the railroads Tiave recognized that
there is no better solicitor for business
than the astute claims adjuster. Sud
denly the traffic officials have awakened
to the realization that, If they owe a
shipper money, the best, surest and quick
est way to make a friend, of him is to pay
it. and pay it without haggling and with
out keeping him out of his Interest for
months and maybe years.
So far have the railroads gone In this
respect that they are considering the ad
visability of paying 6 per cent Interest on
all claims 30 days after they accrue, pro
.vldlng they are found to be just claims.
The railroads constantly have tied up in
claims for loss and damage millions of
the shippers' money, and under any other
commercial conditions, if this sum were
due the shippers, interest would be paid
upon It.
The loss and claim industry, if it may
be so termed, is of itself one of the largest
In connection with the transportation
business, and it is growing amazingly
every year, Last year the railroads of
the entire country paid out for losses
and damages the aggregate sum of $23,000,
000. This was a material Increase over
tho previous year. In handling such an
Immense business, the railroads now
believe that they should have astute and
competent men of more than average
The Pennsylvania Is one' of the roads
which are taking a lead in the matter.
On this railroad there is to be no longer
aiy haggling 'With the shippers nor any
attempt to befog the issues or to lay the
blame on someone else. Neither is the
shipper to be vexed with delay and sub
terfuge, but he Is to be given a square
deal from the start. Furthermore, all
of the smaller traffic officials of the com
pany have been clothed with authority
to deal with the shippers direct in claims
which do not exceed $100, and settle with,
them without reference to the general of
fices. In this way the shippers are
brought in closer contact with the men
who procure and handle their business,
and they know that in all matters of
claims they will be able to get an early
hearing and u sp?edy settlement. Other
railroads are following the example of
the Pennsylvania, and the change Is
working wonders in the relations be
tween the two Interests.
Union Pacific Makes Improved Fi
nancial Showing.
OMAHA, Neb., May 9. (Special.)
The remarkable financial showing
made by the - Union Pacific Railroad
for the months of March and April re
sulted today in an order being Issued
to Increase the hours of 5000 shop men
from 40 to 50 per week.
The net receipts for March were
about' $10,000 dollars less than for the
same month last year. This report
was made by the executive officials of
the road but a few days ago, and car
ried with It an estimate that for April
even a better showing would be made.
This condition is considered remark
able In the light of stories of slack
ened business. rf
The order increasing the shop forces
was the first result seen of the im
proved finances. The hours of these
men were reduced during the finan
cial disturbance, and they have worked
short time all Winter. Several hun
dred more were discharged outright.'
The stock of the Union Pacific has
advanced 20 points In about two weeks
as a result of the Improved traffic and
has carried the Southern Pacific stock
with it.
At headquarters it was stated the
company is preparing to meet a large
demand the coming year for rolling
stock, and all old cars and engines
will be overhauled as fast as possible.
Man Put in Boxcar Falls Under the
TACOMA, Wash., May 9. (Special.)
After being released from the detention
Jail at South Tacoma and placed on a
southbound freight train about K o'clock
this " morning by a patrolman, John
Brown, an Austrian laborer 34 years of
age, was in some manner thrown to the
tracks and dragged for about a quarter
of a mile.
Parts of his body were scattered along
the track for several hundred feet and
his watch and pocketbook were found a
full quarter of a mile from his mangled
Just how he met his death will never
be known. ' He may have been thrown
from the train or he may have slipped
and fallen. The policeman who placed
Brown on the train said he put him In
side a boxcar.
The Portland W. D. Owen. Boston: S.
Bosdik, Seattle; C. Sieber, St. Louis; L. B.
Sperry, Oberlin, O. : M. Levlne, T. Ellison.
J. E. Stebbins. New York; B. E. Nickoll.
Milwaukee; K. G. I.I nil, London; C. B. King,
Boston; W. G. Graves, Spokane; L. Moore.
G. FInkle, F. Maclntyre, G. S. Grey. San
Francisco; A. E. Havens. Chicago; H. S.
Katt. Hongkong:; Mr. and Mrs. H. earmark.
Iowa: Mr. -and Mrs. H L,. Blac-k. New York;
Mr. and Mrs. G. G. Howe, Indianapolis; S.
Robinson, A. F. Robinson. L. Upham.
Berkeley: Miss O. J. Upham, Miss A. H. Up
ham. Duluth: H. B. VonKnoll, M. W. Vang
wall. ChieaKo; G. Richardson and 'wife. Sun
Francisco; J. -H. Davies, Richest er, N. Y.;
R. Hunt and wife, San Francisco; M
Blumauer. city; .T. F. Bradley, St. Louis;
E. W. Howland. Milwaukee; N. N. Thomp
son. Boston; P. S. MUchell. Cincinnati: E
H. banc New York; E. Perkins, Drain; R. P.
Priest, Tacoma: K. J. Kingwald. E. Hard
wick, Seattle: D. Levy. New York: C. B.
Paddock, Chicago; A. L. Conn. Seattle; I.
t J. Kohr. New York; W. J. Leavy and wife
ana child, Spokane.
The Oregon R. Cowden, Silverton: Allen
C. SteHmacher. Albany; M. C. Phillips. Cor
vallis; W. F. Fay. Jefferson; A. Duncan. Ta
coma: V. A. Brand. St. Paul: F. L. Stew
art. J. S. Rohb and wife, Kelso: George P.
Coragin and wife. Spokane: F. M. Swift and
wife, city: R. .i Baxter, Stillwater; John T.
Albert, city; Thomas Carter, E. J. Jordan.
San Francisco; George Selt, citv; W. S.
Broderick. St. Paul: J. H. Hawley. Mon
mouth: A. N. Page. Hood River: F. I..
Mars', Chuhails; H. W. Bimell. Chicago: W.
Madison and wife. Tacoma; C. W. Brown.
Salem; D. BJ Blanton. New York; Charh-s
Starks and wife. Frank Starks and wife,
Morehouse; C. C. Hodges, - Seattle; Lieuten
ant R. H. Goddard. San Francisco: G. F.
Matthews. Tacoma: R. F. Hill. D. C Tucker,
city; E. R. Bryson, C'orvallis; ljena Tj. Io
nian, Denver; D. J. Ilanna, Minneapolis;
John Baltoff. San Francisco: Mrs. O. A.
j Malicott, Arbuckle : J. I). Gulss, Livingston;
Adam Paget ButleV, Spokane: D. J. Ster-
ling. San Francisco; E. S. McCord. E. K.
Wheel, Seattle: John Richardson; Hoquiam;
Joseph B. Dabney, Oakland; L. J. Corig,
Missoula; John S. Mitchell. J.os Angeled;'
Jay Wadams. San Francisco: E. A. Little,
Hillsdale; W. -C. Estep and daughter. Peoria;
R. Hooker and sons. Albert J. Loeb. Jacob
Ioeb. Jennette Loeb. San Francisco: W. E.
Green. Denver; James H. Robb and fam
ily, Reno; Jesse Miller. Chicago; J. W.
Wright and wife. Rlchaidvllle: W. E. Am
man!. San Francisco; Joseph A. Sloan, Se
attle; William Harris. Cleveland; Ike But
ler. Albany.
The Imperial E. C. Ball, lone; Mrs. M
Roper, White Salmon; C. M. Mathews, As
toria; T. W'yman. city; Frank Tracey, Chi
cago; II. L. Miller, city: Anthony Jlleh,
Re.ldlng; R. E. Pasley, Montana; A. Hoff
man. St. Louis; C. W. Estabrook, St. Paul;
Bertha Herman. Hood River; Mrs. J. B. Hunt,
Hood River; C. O. Young. Tacoma: C. A.
Froese, Boston; Fred Delano, Chicago; G. O.
Goodale. Anna Bahngar. Salem: J. H. Phlpps,
Medford; T. G. Qulnn. Baker City; W. J.
Snodgrass, La Grand: B. M. Mitchell, Salem;
C. F. Shortrldge and wife, R. L. Langham.
T. Byers. Tiaamook; T. W. Gatch, Grace
Gatch. Corvallie: R. D. McCarty. Eugene;
W. T. Perkins. Salem; Geo. Dynan, Norrls
Rowe; J. H. Calby. Canby; F. L. Holmes,
city; J. L. Cook. Tacoma; P. V". Commlna,
San Francipco; W. W. Mitchell and wife.
Salt Lake; B. C. dinger. The Dalles; Dell
B. Scullery, city: J. C. Turner, W. Norton.
Airlle; H. V. Ireland, city; J. H. Sheldon
and wife, St. Helens: C. B. Dalton, Boise;
H. F. Bathford, S. D. Brown, The Dalles:
Robert Jennings. Kelso; Frank- E. Blair and
wife. Eugene; F. E. Sheldon and wife. San
Francisco; H. B. Bowles, Minneapolis; W.
A. Williams, Forest Grove; Arthur Ward,
The Perkins Mrs. J. A. Sachs. Spokane:
R. S. Roller. I -a Camas: A. R. Miller and
wife. Idaho; Mrs. C. W. Wester. Augusta
Wester. C. I. Boyles. Clem; L. A. Roach.
San Francico; G. B. Cook. San Frftneipco;
In the Eilers Postal-Card Contest,
Which Has Created Widespread In
terest All Over the Coast and North
west, Cannot Possibly Be Made Un
til About the 14th or 15th.
The judges Mr. Hurlbut (San Fran
cisco Bulletin), Mr. Howard (San Fran
cisco Call), Mr. Rose (San Francisco j
Chronicle), Mr. Murphy (San Francisco
Exa.m!ner), with Mr. George Mayerle, ;
the expert optician and microscopist, 1
as chairman, are giving the work care- J
ful examination. No doubt San Fran- I
Cisco "celebration" has caused a delay
of a few days, but if contestants will I
bear with us patiently we will soon ,
be able to announce the awards. As the
contest for the prize pianos take in all
the Eilers Stores, thousands of postals
were received at the different points
and forwarded to San Francisco., the
headquarters for this contest. '
Punctuation, Spellinp, Correctness, ;
and especially Legibility of the sen-
tence, "Eilers stores sell the three fore- ;
most pianos of today the Kimball, !
Chicago; the Lester, Philadelphia, and
the Hobart M. Cable," and the number
of times written are the factors to be :
used by the judges In deciding the con
As others see you in our
Varsity suit, you'll certainly
be worth seeing. There's a
style-distinction about the
Hart, Schaffner & Marx
garments that is worth in
itself the price of the clothes
The all-wool fabrics, the perfect tail
oring, the general effect of quality in
the clothes you get these things
when you come here.
Suits $18.00
Sam'l Rosenblatt & Co.
Cor. Third and Morrison Streets
Frpd Kanwitz, Racine; John Norton, St.
Paul; F. W. Suhner. Everett; Mrs. S. Har
ris. Couef d'Alene; Mrs. J. T. Taylor. Wal
lace; E. GlUtland, Hurdory, Cal.: O. L. Zen
tuer. Weed, Cal.; Mrs. W. E. Noweil. Fall
River; Miss C. Bristol, Lapeer. Mich.; C. W.
Harris. Chicago; Mrs. Ida M. Davis. Mrs. M
S. Osborne, Cornelius; George Cranger and
wife, Spokane; J. S. Robert and wife. Kelso;
J. L.. Harris, Spokane; J. R. Wells and wife.
Mrs. R. E Gage, Canby; Mrs. L.. Bell. Mrs
P. Bell, Tucson; Mrs. W. W. Papesh, J. K.
Allen and wife, Kellogg; A. Reider, Daven
port; John Medeer, Wasco; L. H. Burnhardt,
Salem; J. M. Sachs, Spokane; Miss Conk
lin, Clifton ; Lot L. Pence. Salem ; Allyn
Yocom, Sheridan; W. Ireland, Hilisboro; J.
H. Douthlt and wife. Shaniko; F. A. Bird.
Kelso; J. H. Cherey, La Grande; H. Conger,
Corvallis; J. . M. Sachas. Jordan Valley; L
H. Burghardt, Salem; John Melden. Moscow;
A. Held, Davenport; J. E- Altend and wife,
Kellogg; Mrs. W. W. Papesh, Tacoma.
The St. Charles M. C. Churchill, C.
Brown, S. Churchill, Houlton; H. M. Fry
mire, city; Margaret Dupont, Houlton; Mrs.
J. Armstrong, Sauvies; L. W. Penrooj,
Amity; Ed Carl, Washougal; H. Snow. Ga
ble; G. O. Sampson, Dundee; H. S. Potter,
Battleground; J. Sautscher, San Francisco;
X. H. Fletcher and wife. Goldfieid, Xev. ;
J. Graff and family. Los Angeles; J. L.
Smith, Klondike: T. H. Marlow. city; E. M.
Goooh, Lebanon ; D. Walters, White
Salmon; K. T. Wssett. Camas; H. C. Cor
nelius, city; J. Taylor and wife. Deep River; I
J. Brown and wife, Tacoma; E. Mosher, 1
Boston; A. E. Youcum. Estacada; S. A.
Sherman, M. Cole, E. Allison, city: E. F.
Hodson, Dallas: G. Rockev and wife. Rai- !
nier; W. H. Moon, Yocalt: E. M. Gooch,
Lenam. Wash.: A. T. Menorin. Sterling
3 Look &
Hi auiuuiiutvo
The Secret J
ssxx of the $JL
The following 20 reduction on all
our high-grade Spring and Summer
This includes all
blues, Overcoats
Graven ettes
$50.00 to
$45.00 to $36.00
$40.00 to .... $32.00
$35.00 to $28.00
$30.00 to $24.00
$25.00 to . . $20.00
$2O.0Ot0 $16.00
to $40.00
City, Cal.; J. McWilllams, South Bend; C.
Slocum, Ostrander; M. Purdln. Buxton; O.
F. Kizer and wife. Mrs. G. J. Motter. Fossil;
A. Mires, wife and daughter, D. P. Lin
daich, Ellensburg ; D. C. Gingrich ; Albany;
J. A. Leilyel. Palmer; W. L. Snider. Seattle;
E. C. Russell, Coburn; F. L. Munger. Mar
tin, Mich.; A. J. Douglass, S. R. Hunt and
son, O. J. Hunt, Eagle Creek; A. J. Leon
ard, city; J. Peterson, J. M. Walsh, Wood
land ; J. O. Cameron and son. Hood River;
J. S. Smith and son, Klondike; G. Meighon,
city; M. W. Meighon, Oak Point; H. O.
Mills. Newberg ; j. Harris. Vancouver; E.
Goodwin, Hood River; S. J. Fry and wife,
The Cnlnmet Mrs. M. Miller, city; F. A.
Clarke, Everett; Harry W. Millpaugli, Salt
Lake; M. Mintz, New York; Robert A. Os
wald, Seattle; E. J. Campbrll. Walter A.
Evans, Winnipeg; G. C. Brown and wife,
Salem: W. R. Small, A. J. Hosburgh, Seat
tle; James Platter, Frank Havin, Kelso;
Frank Lambert, Ciaremont; H. De Forrest,
Blanche Nlpling and child. H. D. Byere and
wife. New York; T. G. Wray, Chicago; Mr.
and Mrs. N. Cosley. Calgary; H. L. David
son, New York; J. W. Kiley, wife and daugh
ter, The Dalles; R. R. Wallace, Astoria: G.
E. Mleh, city; P. Wright, Los Angeles; Lieu
tenant Duke. II. S. M. C ; H. L, Hawthorne.
B. W. Ingalls and wife, Seattle; Misses
Bcardsley, New York; D. D. Hughe. Los
Angeles; Mr. Thomas B. Ackers, Tacoma ;
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rae. New York City;
E. Lownsdale, Bridal Veil: William Frazler
and wife, Tacoma; A. J. Hawkins, Seattle;
Robert Z. Young, city; M. Yates, Eugene.
The Lenox Harry Wood, John Ronan.
Mips M. Ronan, Kansas City; J. A. Ball
and wife,- Gervais; Mrs. Munn, Mrs. Munn.
McMinnville; J. N. Knight, George Mackie.
1 Mak
blacks and
The following contract goods ex
cepted, viz.: Dunlap & Stetson
Hats, E. & W. Shirts and Collars,
Cluett and Monarch Shirts, Arrow
Collars and Dents Gloves.
Buy Now and Save Twenty
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1908 by Hart Schaffner & Marx
Miss Mackie. Columbus: J. W". Morton, Fair
Grounds; W. H. Haynes. Salem; Mr. and
Mrs. B. Kclsey. The Dalles; Mr. anil Mrs.
K. Jones, s. D. Brown. tSalcni; C. H. Rhodes
and wife, cily: V. I.. Klnpley. Spokane;
Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Kinsley. Hood River;
J. I.. Mills. D. Norris. South Bend: 13. J.
Kless. Vnneouver.
No Students-No Gas-No Cocain8
We Set the
and those afflicted with heart
weakness can have their teeth
extracted and filled without any
pain or bad results.
Extraction, absolutely
painless 50
Best plain rubber plate.. JjsS.OO
Bridge work So. 00
22-k gold $5.00
Silver filling 50 np
Consultation and estimates
free. Open evenings until 7.
Lady in attendance.
Painless Dentists
Suite 1, 2, 3 and 4,
221 Morrison, Corner First
Phone A 2132.
in force on all
Goods and Hats
Per Cent on a Panama
Perkins Hotel