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THE SUTfDAY OREGOMAX, PORTLAND, MAT 31, 1914.
Lack of Prosperity Laid to
Administration by Head of
MEETING SET FOR JUNE 9
Announcement Cites Illogical Tariff,
Mexican Fiasco, Action on Tolls
and Other Errors of Party
Now in ' Power.
Charles B. Moores. chairman of the
Republican state central committee, has
issued the following can to the newly
elected members of the committee for
a meeting- at the Imperial Hotel in
Portland at 10 o'clock A. M., Tuesday,
June 9, to organize for the approaching
"This Is a Republican year. Nothing
can stay the course of Republican suc
cess. But it is important to make the
coming victory so emphatic all along
me line as to give absolute assurance
in advance of Katlonal success in the
Presidential campaign of 1916.
"Hundreds of thousands of American
voters have a periodical habit of trying
new political experiments. They learn
nothing except from dear experience.
They are now enjoying a little of that
experience, with an altruistic academi
cian in the "White House, with the star
of all the Chautauqua circuits in the
State Department, and with a complais
ant Democratic Congress in control of
the Rational Capitol.
ComparjHOM Are Drain,
"During the last 67 years of our Na
tional history the Democratic party has
been in complete control of the White
House, and of both houses of Congress,
for only seven years four under Bu
chanan, two years under Cleveland and
one year under Wilson. Curing the
whole of that seven years the country
has not experienced one single hour of
business prosperity. President Wilson
has assured us within the last two days
that the existing business depression Is
purely psychological. Psychology was
also the scapegoat of the Buchanan
and the Cleveland Administrations. Bu
chanan in his message of December
8, 1857, deplored the then existing com
mercial and monetary condition of the
country, and again, near the close of
his term, in a message dated January
8, 1861, commented on the. fact that
"the public distress was becoming more
and more aggravated.'
"From March 4, 1861, to March 4, 1893,
the Republican party had continued
undisputed control of at least one
branch of the general Government.
President Harrison, in his final message
of December, 1892, declared that at no
previous time In Its history had the
country enjoyed a greater degree of
prosperity, and the opinion of the press
of the country and the reports of the
great commercial agenqies were all in
accord with that sentiment.
Another Slump Come.
''Seven months later, on August 8,
1893, President Cleveland called a spe
cial session of Congress to devise ways
and means to combat, as he expressed
It, 'the financial distrust and fear' that
"have suddenly sprung up on every side.'
We all remember the history of the en
suing four 3ears. Again, in June, 191-i,
upon the adjournment of the Republic
an National convention, every intelli
gent voter in the country knew that
the Nation was booked for another pe
riod of Democratic prosperity, and it
came in on schedule time. The 'alarmist
who then predicted it was vigorously
denounced as an 'assassinator of busi
ness.' Whether the Democratic party Is
the father, or merely the boon compan
ion, of hard times, the task of proving
an alibi devolves upon it. If Demo
cratic success has not created hard
times, certainly it has never cured
them. Naturally, then, we look to the
Democratlo Administration for the
"This Administration has given us an
utterlv illogical and unfair tariff law.
It was not satisfied with the unfair
schedule In the Underwood-Simmons
law, but also eliminated the non-partisan
tariff commission and took and
resorted to the old log-rolling method
of tariff revision. This is a distinct
step backward and it alone makes the
present tariff law absolutely the worst
that was ever placed on the statute
Tolls Action Is Cited.
"The autocrat of the White House,
having concluded that he does not want
free tolls for American coastwise ships
through the Panama Canal, a spineless
Democratic Congress acquiesces, iiiv
Ina: a strained construction to the Hay-
Pauncefote treaty to show that the
"honor" of the Nation is involved, over
700 members of the Democratic Na
tional convention throw the "honor"
of the Democratic party to the winds
by advising it to repudiate one of the
most Important planks of its National
"While professing non-intervention,
the Administration has. from the be
ginning, undertaken to dictate to Mex
ico whom It snouid not nave ior us
President, while veneering the repu
tation, and giving constant encourage
ment to the most spectacular bandit,
cattle-thief and cutthroat that that un
fortunate country ever produced. Ig
noring for months the murdering of
many Americans and the destruction of
millions of American property by both
factions, it makes the arrest of a few
bluejackets a pretext for Intervention.
This, after the men arrested had been
released, after the arresting officer had
been reprimanded and Jailed, and after
his superior officer and Huerta him
self, hud tendered apologies for the
"The political prestige of Mr. Bryan
has been ruined and the discharge of
his duties to the Chautauqua associa
tions of the country has been ham
pered by putting him in a position
that had before this been completely
filled by men of the type of John Hay
and Kllhu Root and Philander Knox.
the result has been the bungling Mex
ico fiasco, the displacement of our most
accomplished and experienced foreign
diplomats to make room for politicians
without capacity or experience, and the
consummation of peace treaties with a
half dozen second-rate nations that
never saw a gunboat.
Conaunrr'i Iot Described.
"The only 'ultimate consumer' who
has detected reduction in the histh cost
of living Is the matt who selected his
last suit of clothes from the depleted
stock of a bankrupt dealer and who
eats eggs bought In China at an origi
nal cost on 6 cents a dozen.
"The new currency law. which may
prove the one redeeming act of the
Administration, is built upon a frame
work already prepared by a Repub
lican administration and is but the
consummation of the "work of a Na
tional monetary commission named by
a Republican administration. whose
compendium of 30 volumes of mone
tary statistics made intelligent con
sideration of the subject possible.
"The results of one year of a Demo
cratic National Administration do not
constitute an indictment of the con-
BETTER BABIES CONTEST TO BE
DOItIS LEIGH GORDON.
ceded integrity and patriotism of the
distinguished college president who
now occupies the White . House, but
they do Indicate want of experience
and practical capacity for the admin
istration of great governmental affairs
n the Democratic party and Its official
representatives. The political capital
of the Republican party In Oregon for
this campaign consists not only of the
long and honorable record of achieve
ments of that great party during the
most prosperous aO years that this
country has ever known, but It is sup
plemented by the persistent, continuous
and absolutely Inexcusable mistakes of
the Democratic party.
"The Republican campaign in this
state is opening under the most favor
able conditions. The splendid ticket
already named Is entitled to the en
thusiastic support of every loyal Re
publican In the state. Success in the
coming November election is already
assured, but the members of the State
Committee, and Republicans of the
rank and file are adjured to get in line
and by united and enthusiastic effort
to make our victory In the November
election the most notable of any in the
entire history of the Republican party
in the state of Oregon."
K. J. Frazier, of Eugene, Is at the
L. J. Olshover, of St, Helens, is at
James O. Moore, of Los Angeles, is
at the Benson.
The Rev A. Beers, of Seattle, is at
F. A. Hart, of Raymond, Wash., is
at the Seward.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Brown, of Eugene,
are at the Carlton.
A. A. Courtney, Jr., of San Francisco,
is at the Seward. . -
W. Hayward. of Eugene, is register
ed at the Imperial.
L. L. Graham, of Corvallis. is reg
istered at the Seward.
N. E. Nuzum, a Spokane business
man, is at the Oregon. i
W. B. Tool registered at the Benson
yesterday from Seattle.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Barnier, of Eugene,
are at the Multnomah.
J. H. Weber Is registered at the
Carlton from Troy, Mont.
E. B. McClure. of Seattle, is regis
tered at the Multnomah.
Kitty May Cole is registered at the
Washington from Seattle.
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Boyden, of Ho
quiam. are at the Benson.
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Buttery, of Lin
coln, Neb., are at the Seward.
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Larson, of Til
lamook, are at the Carlton.
Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Nayberger. of
McMinnville. are at the Benson.
J. M. Engel, of Engelwood Ranch,
near Kellogg, is at the Imperial.
Mr. .and Mrs. W. H. Seebert. of In
dianapolis, are at the Washington.
L. I. Cone is registered at the Wash
ington with Mrs. Cone, from Chicago.
Misses Stella and Nellie Norling, of
Colorado Springs, are at the Washing
ton. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Florence, of Mil
waukee, are registered at the Multno
mah. Gilbert Witters, a San Francisco
dealer In laundry equipment, is at the
C. J. Johnson, a Seattle coniracior.
who has a dock contract at Warren
ton, is at the Oregon.
Mr and Mrs. C. V. Chapln and. Mr.
and Mrs. R. B. Comstock, of Provi
dence. R. I., are at the Multnoman.
The Oregon Agricultural College
track team, en route home from the
meet At Pullman, is registered at the
Mr. and Mrs. F. S. McCullough. who
have been absent from the city for
seven years, are here for a few weeks,
the guests of Mr. and Mrs. P. W
Stewart, 174 East Sixteenth street.
Mrs. John W. Kelly and daughter.
Miss Aileen. have gone to Garibaldi
Beach to open the Kelly Summer home
for the season. It is located at Elmore
Park and Is known as Frontier Lodge.
CHTCAGO. May SO. (Special.) Port
land residents in Chicago today were:
a. .... i'nirrK. Mrs. J. H. Yoong and
v,iii.-t- at the Auditorium, Mr. and
Mr. T. B. Curt: at the Great North
ern, O. C. Graves, and H. O. -Johnson.
WORDS TRAVEL 100 MILES
Wireless Now Carries Messages Be
tween Ships ut Sea.
LONDON. May 28. William Marconi
has announced the success of recent
wireless telephone experiments.
"We have now got an apparatus with
which we csn telephone a distance of
io miles." said Mr Marconi. "Some
further tests are to be made between
ships and shore stations In South Eng
land and Wales. So far the greatest
distance over which we have spoken
successfully was S3 miles. That was
between Italian battleships on the Med
iterranean about six weeks ago. .
"Our method of communication is
just the same as with wireless teleg
raphy, except that Instead of sending
wireless telegraph messages we send
over the intervening space wireless
HELD IN PENINSULA PARK.
BABY CONTEST SET
North Portland Auxiliary
Give Show "June 9-10.
WINNERS TO GO TO FAIR
Bronze Medal to Be Given to Highest
Scoring Children and Official Cer
tificates Will Be Made for All
Entered in Competition.
be held June
Babies" contest will
9 and 10, from 9 in
until 4 in the aft
ernoon, in- recreation building. Penin
sula Park. The good babies and the
best babies of North Portland will be
eligible to compete for honors in this
contest, which is given under the
auspices of the Woman's Auxiliary of
the North Portland Commercial Club.
Mrs. G. E. Lawrence Is president of the
auxiliary, . and Dr. Mary Madigan is
directing the contest. The committee
Includes Dr. I. N. Palmer, O. M. plum
mer. Dr. C. F. Nichols, Dr. Mae H.
Cardwell and Mrs. J. H. Nolta.
Entries are classified In the follow
Boys 12 months to 24 months First,
second and third prizes.
Girls 12 months to 24 months First,
second and third prizes.
Boys 24 months to 36 months First,
second and third prizes.
Girls 24 months to 36 months First
second and third prizes.
Boys 36 months to 4 8 months First.
second and third prizes.
Girls 36 months to 48 months First,
second and third prizes.
The champion boy and girl will each
receive a bronze medal, awarded by
the Woman's Home Companion, and
will be entered in the eugenic contest
at the State Fair as guests of the aux
iliary. Expenses of the mother and
baby will be paid by the Ladies' Aux
iliary of the North Portland Commer
Certificates of examination will be
given to all babies scored in the con
test. All entries must be made on or
In speaking of the value of eugenics
tests. Dr. Madigan said:
"The public in general Is just begin
ning to realize that a great deal de
pends upon Just your baby or your
neighbors baby. Tiie neaitn oi tne
Nation Is built on the health of each
baby.- and physicians will tell you that,
with proper care and feeding of chil
dren, the entire health of the Nation
can be built up.
"Healthy babies mean healthy chil
dren In the public schools. Thus the
expense of trying to educate defective
children is reduced for the taxpayer.
Healthy children In the schoolroom
grow Into healthy, vigorous, satisfied
workers In the Industries and profes
sions. And best of all, healthy babies
mean peace and happiness in the home,
and care-free parents. The better
babies contest proves the"se statements
MILITIA ITINERARY SET
PLANS MADE FOR COMPANIES
COME TO PORTLAND.
Special Train Through Willamette Val
ley Will Brlnjc Part of State Troops
To ltose Festival All Coming.
EUGENE, Or., May 30. (Special.)
Complete programme was announced
at the headquarters of the Oregon Coast
Artillery Corps In Eugene for the de
parture of the several branches of the
Oregon National Guard, which will be
under the command of Colonel Creed
Hammond in the Rose Fetlval parade
In Portland on June 12.
A special train will be run through
the Willamette Valley to carry the sol
diers to Portland; ' the Southern Ore
gon soldiers will leave on the regular
trains and the west side soldiers, ex
cept those at-Corvallls and Oallas, will
also take the regular trai-au
A special train of a baggage car and
iv coavnes will carry the members of
the Coast Artillery Corps from Port
land to Fort Stevens at the mouth of
tne Columbia for the annual 12 days
encampment, directly after the parade.
The special train through the Wil
lamette Valley will leave Eugene at B
A. M. June 12, carrying the headquar
ters staff, and Second and Third companies.--
It will pick up the Fifth com
pany at Albany at 6:10 A. M. and also
Company K from Corvallis. At Salem
it will pick up Company L of Iallas.
and Company M, of Salem.
Company .one will leave Ashland
June 11 at 4:50 P. M.;. Company four
will leave Roseburg at 11:15 P. M. ;
Cottage Grove, Company six. will leave
at 1:30 A. M. on June 12; and Company
seven will leave Medford at 6:20 P. M.
Company A will leave McMinnville at
6 P. M.; Company G will leave Oregon
City at 8:25 A. M.: Company I will leave
Woodburn at 7:47 A. M.
The whole Oregon National Guard
will gather at the Armory In Portland
at 10:30 A. M. in service uniforms, and.
under the - command of Colonel Creed
Hammond, of Kugene, and Captain R.
W. Collins, 17. S. A., acting as chief of
staff, will march to the corner of Gll
san and Park streets to form for the
parade in the rear of the Twenty-first
Infantry U. S. A.
The militia will line up in the fol
lowing order: Coast Artillery Corps,
Third Regiment Infantry. Battalion A,
cavalry, ambulance company.
Companies B. K., I G, I and M will
not leave Portland until 11 P. M., when
they will return to their homes. But
the eight companies of the Coast Ar
tillery Corps, Including Company eight,
of Portland, and the band, will leave
at 2 P. M. over the North Bank Road
for Fort Stevens, all under the com
mand of Captain R. W. Collins, U. S. A.,
Instruction officer detailed In Eugene.
Prom June 12 to June 23 will fol
low the annual encampment and train
WIRELESS 'PHONE USED
WANAMAKER EMPLOYE GETS FIRST
MESSAGE 0!W LINE.
Philadelphia and New York Stor
Connected for Transaction ef
NEW YORK. May 25. "Mrs. Gray
Factory B," will go down in history
as the first woman to whom a message
was transmitted by the human voice,
via wireless, over a distance of nearly
No one In the Marconi wireless- sta
tion In the Wanamaker store knows
"Mrs. Gray, Factory B." Nevertheless
"Mrs. Gray, Factory B," was Instructed
to "send sketch on order 9833 in to
night's case." This was the first com
mercial message to be sent between
the New York and Philadelphia stores
by the human voice. Instead of by the
familiar dot and dash system.
R. Crane, wireless operator of the
Marconi station on the roof of the
new Wanamaker store building, was
the first man whose voice ever flitted
through pretty nearly 100 miles of
space without even a slender wire to
guide It, and found its proper destina
tion In the ear of Thomas Appleby,
the wireless operator at Philadelphia.
The Marconi engineers, F. A. Hart
and II. Ernest Campbell, have been ex
perimenting for months on the task
of transmitting the human voice by
wireless. The greatest distance ever
set at naught heretofore by the com
bination of the voice and the wireless
was little more than 15 miles. Music
was played at the New York station
and the selection was heard, identified,
and even enjoyed; by the Philadelphia
A telephone message from New York
was also received by the steamer An
tilles, of the Morgan line, which was
55 miles out to sea, and the steamer
North Sea, 60 miles at sea, received a
second vocal message.
In sending their telephone messages
by wireless the operators use an ordi
nary telephone receiver and speak in
the normal tone of voice. The Phila
delphia station has not yet been
equipped with a transmitting "Instru
ment for sending voice messages by
"When the Philadelphia station is
properly equipped," -predicts Operator
Crane, "We shall conduct daily busi
ness by wireless telephone. We're try
ing to get into communication with
Philadelphia today, but have to wait
for the clearing of storm areas."
ANOTHER WOMAN NAMED
Wife Files " Charges Against Hus
band, Mentioning Co-respondent.
CHICAGO; May. 2 6. Romain Blakes
lee, former owner of the Blakeslee Ex
press & Van Company on Western ave
nue, was sued for divorce by Mrs.
Laura E. Dupee Blakeslee.
She charges her husband with statu
tory offenses and names Mrs. Kate
Coleman of 2512 Washington boulevard.
It is alleged in the suit that Blakeslee
is "worth at least J75.O0O." Their resi
dence is at 2417 West Congress street.
DAILY METEOROLOGICAL- REPORT.
PORTLAND, May ao. Maximum tempera
ture, 81 degrees; minimum temperature, 5G
degrees. River reading1, 8 A. M., 10. o feet;
change In last '24 hours, .3 foot fall. Total
rainfall 5 P. M. to o P. M.). none; total
rainfall since September 1, 11)13. 110.94
Inches; normal rnlnfall since September 1,
42.1 inches; deficiency of - rainfall since
September 1, l'.Hll, 5.16 Inches. Total sun
shine, 1 5 hours '27 minutes; possible sun
shine, l.'t hours 27 minute. .Barometer re
duced to sea. level) o P. M 20.14 Inches.
8410. 0O 4W iPt. cloudy
Des Moines .....
Du In th
Will" . IZt
K4 0.00 8 HE
Lou An (reles
Kjiv Orleans ....
North Yakima. . .
San Francisco. . .
Tatoosh Island. .
Walla Walla.. ...
Washington ... . .
7iO.01 112 W
POiO.OOl 4 N
84 0.00 8INW
jti o.oo ho's
NO O.OO 20 SW
Po'o.ooj s'n -
BS O.OOil2 NE
82 1 0 . 00 24 1 N W iClea r
The blg-b-pressure area over the Middle
West Is central this evening; near Chicago.
The barometer Is relatively low over Cali
fornia and relatively high over British Co
lumbia. Showers and thunder storms have
occurred in Southern Utah. Eastern New
Mexico. Northern. Texas. Oklahoma and the
Middle Atlantic states. It Is warmer in
Oregon, Washington. Id alio. Eastern Colo
rado and Western Nebraska and much cooler
In the lower lake region.
- The conditions are favorable for fair
weather Sunday in Northwestern Oregon.
Washington and Northern- Idaho and for
showers and thunder storms elsewhere In
this district, with lower temperatures In
Portland and . ' vicinity Probably fair;
Oregon Increasing cloudiness, followed
by showers and thunder storms south and
east portions, fair northwest portion, cooler
south portion winds mostly westerly.
Washington -Falr and warmer except
near the coast; northerly winds.
Idaho Fair and warmer corth, increas
ing cloudiness, followed by showers and
thunder storms south -portion:
EDWARD A. REALS. District Forecaster.
The prodLucts of the Klondike are shipped
almost entirely to this country, the Ca
nadian government -lev ing an export duty
of per owu
PIONEER HORSE OF MAIL
TRAILS WAS REAL HERO
Hearts of Alsea Children Gladdened When "Old Tom" Fights Way
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BY DENNIS H. STOVALL. '
F Uncle Sam were to pension the
beasts which through many years
of long and faithful service have
proved their allegiance aid loyalty to
this country, he would certainly give
due recognition to "Old Tom, Oregon's
"grand old horse." The home of "Old
Tom" is the little Coast Mountains
town of Philomath, Benton County.
Here he has spent at least 20 years
of his life in the service of Uncle Sam;
either packing on his untiring back or
assisting less stout-hearted beasts in
pulling the mail over the mountain
road Into the isolated valley of Alsea,
On this one route alone "Old Tom" has
made a travel - record of more than
80,000 miles. Previous to this, he was
on the "beach run" out of Waldport,
and had as many miles to his credit
over there as the average horse, at
tains. Pedigree Lont In Past.
Even now, after his more than -25
years of hard labor, "Old Tom" can
keep pace with many horses younger
than he, and whose blood of boasted
pedigree should put them far above
his class. As for "Tom," his origin Is
lost in the dim shades of antiquity, and
the story of his colthood must needs be
learned from those gray-haired old-
timers who shared their youth with
It is doubtful If there is another
horse quite as remarkable as "Old
Tom." He has a wonderful brain, and
It is this fully as much as his marvel
ous strength, brute courage and stamina
that have made him of great worth In
the mail service. Life for him has been
a serious business. "Old Tom" has
found contentment in the unapplauded,
laborious, heartbreaking service of the
mountain mail. He knew the sched
ule and somehow he seemed to un
derstand that Uncle Sam's one implicit
demand is that the mail get through
on time. And there have been many,
many times when it would not have
gotten through but for the courage
and backbone of "Old Tom." Many
times has he carried the mall from
Philomath to the settlement of Alsea
when that remote valley was locked in
by deep snows, when the one road was
blocked with slides, and it would seem
that nothing could get through; and
"Old Tom" did it alone and unaided,
asking nothing better as a .reward
than a good feed, a dry bed and a warm
Old Tom Peculiar.
It has already been set down that
"Old Tom" is remarkable; it could as
truthfully be stated that he is peculiar.
One of his peculiarities is his stubborn
desire to stick to this one line to this
one route. This route begins at the
livery barn in Philomath, makes a turn
over to the depot for passengers that
arrive on the train and then down by
the postoffice for the mail. -All this
"Old Tom" knows. But let any one at
tempt to drive or lead him 200 yards
east of the depot, and he balks estab
llshes himself so firmly that no power
under heaven could move him. Some-
! how, and by h to manner of horse .rea
soning, he has arrived at the conclu
sion that certain things are his right.
Of course, "Old Tom" Is necessarily a
part of Oregon's history.
Like all great things that walk the
earth, he is as plain as day.
Yet royal blood sometimes flows
the veins of the humble. 'And "Old
Tom" is no exception.
' .Mountain Trail Is Made.
There was a Christmas in remote.
mountain-locked Alsea that would have
been empty and cheerless but for the
brave heart and the unshrinking cour
age of this faithful mail horse. Like
those other times when slides and
floods made impassable the road, -the
line on this Christmas eve was blocked
with deep snow. At the summit of the
first divide "the first mountain," as
the old-timers call 1 the hack strand
ed. Floundering and wallowing, the
lead horses finally gave up and refused
to go further. Four horses had been
put on In the hope of getting the mail
through. In desperation, the driver
whipped and coaxed and "cussed." .All
to no purpose. "Old Tom" was the only
animal of the four that wanted to go
on. Yet. he. could not pull the load
The driver had seen the horse put to
the test he knew what "Old Tom"
could do.- Here was a deal to prove
the hardihood of the best of tbem. - He
unhooked. the teams, removed the har
ness, from "Old Tom" and loaded him
with the . first-class maiL r It was a
tremendous load yet one whose every
Mince meant much in Christmas cheer.
As if mindful of this, "Old Tom" bore
himself proudly under the mighty bur
den. He gave no care to the growing
fury of the ?torm, the deep snow and
the obliterated trail. When the last
strap was buckled, and the driver had
put an affectionate arm round "Old
Tom's" neck to send him on his way.
the horse touched a warm nose to the
man's shoulder and whinnied a good
" "So long, old man ! So long! If
there's anything under heaven or out
of hell that can get through, you sure
are it!" Crude as it may sound, this
was the driver's parting benediction
spoken with all due reverence and sin
cerity. A moment more and the horse
was swallowed up by the storm.
If roads are good and the weather is
fair, the mail gets into Alsea about 6
o'clock in the evening. When 6 o'clock
came on this wintry Christmas eve the
Incoming mail had not arrived. "No
use lookin' for it," the keeper of the
post told those who came to inquire
"Nothm could get over the road today
the snow is four feet deep on the
divide and gettin' deeper every minute.
The . mail is hung up, very likely, on
the first mountain. Sorry, but it can't
Still tfiey kept coming and they kept
asking for their mail, just as people
will; if for no other reason than to
make the Postmaster earn his money.
In many homes of the settlement trees
had been set up and stockings hung
with the faith of those who believe
Santa must surely come. Children were
tucked happily to bed, confident that
on the morning the much -prayed -for,
long - hoped for presents would be
Kat her a Walt at Office.
And while they entered their dreams
of unbroken faith, anxious fathers and
mothers kept making the trip to ' the
postoffice to ask for their mail. And
it was these who really waited for
Santa, knowing well what disappoint
ment would mean to the little ones at
Deep in the night Just how late It
was does not matter, for lights -still
glowed in many of the windows of Al
sea Santa arrived not with a jingle
of bells or a merry shout but silently,
wearily, slowly. Up into the circle of
tight at the little office he came, with
drooping back and bending knees and
whistling breath. In spite of all the
hard miles he had left behind and of
the tremendous load he had safely
borne, he lifted his head with the pride
that is a part of him, and his eyes
glowed In triumph.
It was faithful "Old Tom!"
"Merry Christmas!" was shouted
from a score of exultant throats.
And "Old Tom" whinnied as if he un
CLASSIFIED AD. RATES
Dally end Sunday.
One time 1
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feame ad three consecutive times ..
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aoder "New Today" and alt otlter ctinV-
tlons except tne following-:
fettuationa Wanted Mai.
Situations Wanted Female.
for Rent, Rooms, Private Fa nil lies.
Room and Board, I'rivate Families.
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cent i m line each Insertion.
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lefts than two llnea-
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be baaed on the number ef lines mnpearlaic
fcn the paper. reaa.rriletts of tne number oi
words in cacn Hue- Minimum ctutrga, ewe
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Wanted to Kent.'"
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Ui telephoued advertisements).
The Oregon ia a wiU not be responsible for
more than one incorrect insertion of any
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OREGON HUMANE SOCIETY
7 craxii ave- as.
r..' Bclwera Da via anl tCrerett.
rhaota rwt 148, B tsej Da
- Report H cams of cruelty"to t.v.
office. Letbal cn&inoar for a mall ul
mala. borge mo a uiiurce to or
,i.a.bled a.ni4ai " - -
TOO LATE TO CLASSUY.
HANDSOMELY furnished fiat for rent for
summer months, $25. 4-0 2 Rodney ave.
WANTED Two-room furnished apartment a.
Close "in. State prl e. W IS. Oregonian. J
Wash., for auto, $600.
FOR SALE Eleven
modern; Ea?t 2425.
honel:ee-!lnc rooms ;
X "0. Oregonian.
40 ACRES 620 Henry bldtf-
TOO LATE TO CLASSIFY.
FREDERIC KSON The funeral services of
the late Iouis Krederirksou w.,1 be he!d
at the conservatory chapel of i-". .S. Lui
nins:, inc.. Kast Siilt fuuerat tiir.-ct-jrs, 41-1
East Alder 91.. ai S:oi ivM. tadny Siin
day). May lil. Kriemis lavutii. lnterm -iit
p msae iu the t HamtUoa.
J'OR S A LB One homestead rel' no.uishmfnl ;
have acre. of fine l.im!. aj m arvs
tiitnbl.. rest tovl pasture lintl : t.
acres elaretl. crops m ;.r th. yea;-; run
ninjt water on place. For rui t.ter partic
ulars call after 4 V. M.. it:.i i. Il.ntl
Royal, loS a 4 th i.
BAYOOEAX Beich i.t.
v.- of b-u:
. :;."u Moi -
; h I ;jr h. with t ree? ani
ocean and bay; near iiotei. I
etc.; hard surface street;
pany's list price. $lru. own
FOU $1.V0 cash and asrume S7'- street Im-
proveineni bonus. I offer a S4- corner.
"I (Mix 1 at Kast "4:h a:iil t 'a rut hers,
ileautiful Murravmtnd Vvstrtct t.d adoi
tion. Overlooks l.tdd's Addition and thj
city. Owner, ;;. Morrison.
VERY desirable 6-room and br.th. id floor
riat. neat nil water turnis-lieu; prlvhte
front porch ; walking distance ; $40. 3t i
11th St.. near Columbia. Marsiiull 45i; .
EJ1"ITV in acre tract.' miles from city;
postorficf not far Irom canine, to
chanice for equity in East Side home. For
particulars call It. . Duke, .tamer Jio
tel. Oi'l'ORTL'MTY for mechanic u own Kord
roadster who has time and pktee to fix
car. Sell dtrt cheap. Call Sunday A. SI,,
Oregon Auto Exchange, ll'll l.ovvusdale tv.
I EXCHANGE rortland 7-r.tom liunBAlcS-
and 3 00x100 lot ; want Cincinnati or Oh io
property. Write full cescrf ptton. A-t-dress
40. E. 44th St.. E. Seliwood "17?-.
I YOUNG lady, employed, wants room an
board. 'est Side, with i'atholic family;
private: will pay fi:o a nitntli, two mraJs
per day. Y L'O. Oresonlan.
SALtC or rent Baigaln. easy teinis, i;io--
ern house. t rooms, 2 tirep luces. f til!
corner lots, wive fenced. Gearliart. li3U
FUH SALE OR TRADE V sawed oaJ
china, closet and cnllfonier. Good as new.
Ideal vacuum cleaner, new. Wood o
3 7. 1 ij.
KINK Breenhouso stock; n compel it Ly ;
cheap rent: t-od business; tor sale at rea
sonable iT ; $oiH cash will handle. W
WANTED Lady to demonstrate. One wew
can leave the city preferred. ialaxy ,)''
expenses. call Monday; 4i4 Morhu;
rooms 1 and 2.
VICTOR phonograph: almost new and Jq
good connitlon, and -. worth or re-ronqs:
all for $-0. Inquire Nickelodeon. i!7
t'Lilt KENT The best -room house on thu
All. Scott line for the price, fill
month. J. K. Stepp, 503 b '2d
40 ACRES, improved, water in house, 1
miles Portland, best road, fine stream ;
price $3000, $1000 cash, balance $15 yr
month. N. M. Apple, 0"iO Henry bldg. "
MODERN 5-room house, neatly f umlahjfd-
wi;n piano; east front; very desirable;
block to car; cheap rent. 171 Cast Sit a K.
X. Mt Hood car.
IO ACRES good soil, best view, fine mc-
cadam road, few blocks of electric sta
tion. This side of lianien Home. $400.
X. M. Apple, U'JO Henry bldg.
CLE AX sunny room, modern conveniences.
with all the comforts of hornet bath,
phone, home cooking, $20. 454 Montgom
ery. TAILORING establishment for sale at in
voice, with or without stock; good busi
ness center; rent reasonable. AL IT, Ore
gonian. LADY'S riding habit, white corduroy coat.
pants and leggings to match, siz Jt; rea
sonable. 20S Klledner bldg.
FOR REXT $7. front h. k. room; small
kitchennett, gas, free phone and U;hta.
7S6 E. Yamhill.
VjSRY reliable German woman wishes work.
'2 j cents an iiour and car tare. Phoue
AUTOMOBILE di i ins taught to ladies or
gentlemen by expert; price reasonuoie,
X -u, Oi egonlnn.
WANTED Competent woman cook for
small exclusive family hotel. J3C J 8, Ore
gonian. GIRL for genera! housework. - in family.
references. Call today between 11 and 1.
Apartment TO." Davis.
WOMAN wants any kind of work by tLe
day or hour "or chamber work. rhone
WANTED A good blacksmith and horse-
shoer at once. A. K. Fletcher, 1 ualatin.
GOOD Cunningham hearse and casket wag
on for sale cheap. Also up-io-aaie iuu
equipment. T l'J, Orcgunian.
SPLENDIDLY FURNISHED modern room
in private family; warning aistance; -ai
FOR RENT 772 Michigan ave., 6-rooin
house, newlv .rennishen, electric lignt, ga
and bath; $ 11.50 month.
FOR RENT A modern 6-room house, all
built-in conveniences; -4"! E 4tn, corner
BABIES and children; pood board: mother's
care; day or week; during lestival. ji.ast
$100 CASH and 10 acres fine Irrigated land.
eastern uregon, ior oungaiow unincum
bered. W 10, Oregonlan.
DELIGHTFUL summer home; music, flow
ers, all young; mine; noon ooara ior
young men, $i!0.0o. East 30"0.
WANTED Conk : none but first class need
, answer; about $150.00 required; good prop
osition. AK 10. Oregonian.
LOST Ladv'a blue tailor-made coat. Re
ward, phone B 1761; Marshall i;t:;i.
WANTED G. 2-8.2 wide-angle
lens. Call or address C. C.
WANTED Camping outfit for 12 men. In
cluding cooking department. I'hone Mar
NICELY furnished sleeping room; nice and
cool ; with bay window ; suitable for two.
U46 Clay st.
FOR SALE B"urniiure 5-room flat; iirsi
class condition; all or In part; cheap; call
Monday morning. 2:il-a Halsey st.
WANTED Man and wife to cook In camp:
g-ood wag-t-s; must furnish $500 cash bond.
Y IO, Oregonian.
W ANTED A wood-burning- portable oven
in good condition. Call or address New
England Dining-Room, 248 Ash st.
PARTY leaving city; lovely C-room bunga
low; no reasonable offer refused. Tel.
TWO large well furnished housekeeping
rooms, running water, electric light, gas,
bath and telephone. 271 Montgomery st.
COMPETENT-girl for general work; family
of 3. Inquire at Mrs. Trommald, 44 Mult
nomah st. Call East 216.
CHARMING homes, Irvington. oak and ma
hogany finish; worth seeing; very rea
sonable. East 273. W. H. Herdmtn.
PORTLAND HEIGHTS 5-room modern un
furnished cottage. fireplace. Rent $15.
Phone Marshall 11. 553 Terrace Drive.
FOR RENT 11-room flat, furnished, hot
water heat, 3 blocks from Washington st.
Main 2 4 IS, West Side.
EXCHANGE timber for vacant lots or farm
land; deal with owners only. A V ai3, Ore
gonian. PARTNER With $500 to $lOOit and services.
In two paying butter, egg and milk slores.
Owner, phone Tabor
CIGARS and pool : bargain :
$ao0 cash; all $575; good
rent BC 19. Oregonian.
half interest :
2-ROOM housekeeping suite: outside rcAinv:
pieusant; reasonable; close; respectable,
lyS West Park. m
uTrL Fir general housework. 528 Irving
st.. near 16th. Apply mornings.
FURNISHED apartments at the Lunof, S24
FOR RENT 6-room houae.
st. South. Main 2416.
7S7 East ?8Ui
ROOM with the use of kitchen in private
, family. 04i N. 15th st.
jlrl for general
Call Main 95;;i.
for rent f urnishW aim
2 73. W. H. Herdihan.
FIRST-CLASS dressmaker and talloresh wlU
make engagements by the day. East 2 3 75.
BOY WANTED with wheel. Apply 477 Wil
GOOD girl to assist In housework for room
and board. Phone evenings. Marshall 5i:t.
' hil and 11th sis.
Elton Court, Yam-
POUND 4iorse. $HW.
Seliwood 705. Reed.
Work any way.
EEST car I can buy for $1000 cash. Tabor
2710. after 10 A. M.
$7uOO Yo'lOAN on Improved city property.
F 10. Oregonian .
FLOORS hand polished by day or hour.
Phone Marshall 1BH,;. Thompson.
ROOM rent in
til. tins, fall
exchange for painting and
rsi; E. Yamhill.
iLL give piano and
niched room. Main
voice le&suns for fur
ii:04. o; two voice, $1. Will
I WO plar.o lessons. 75o;
HAIR switch made of own combings, dark
brown, 11 in, lung. Main 2 i 7 J .
R EST A I' !'- A NT ranpre f.ir sale very reason
able. Call Mai shall 82.