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THE SUNDAY OREGOXIAX, PORTLAND, DECEMBER 10. 1923
SPIRIT OF ASTORIA
SPELLS BIGGER GIT!
Men, Fortunes Gone, Begin
to Lay New Foundation.
COURAGE IS UPPERMOST
Adjutant-General White Belieyes
Reconstruction Will Require
Much Outside Help.
"The spirit of Astoria citizens
will solve all problems growing out
of the disaster, and a' greater As
toria for the future is evident to
anyone who has been in Astoria the
last 24 hours."
This was the estimate of George
A. White, adjutant-general of the
state, last night upon returning
from Astoria, where he went Fri
day with two carloads of relief sup
plies and a detachment of cooks
and supply experts from the Oregon
national guard, who established
emergency kitchens, all restaurants
having been destroyed.
"I saw many cities in ruins abroad
during 1918, but in every case the
population seemed to be in a daze
or semi-panic," said he. "Astoria
people, in the face of their appalli: z
disaster, are neither excited nor
downhearted. I heard men say,
laughingly, that they had been re
duced from comfortable means to
less than $10 over night. There are
scores who have lost everything and
must start over again often men
past 40. The spirit of these citizens,
and I talked to many of them, is
wonderful. They are -busy with the
problem of immediate relief and pro
tection. But they are already lay
ing the foundation of plans for a
Optimism Rating Spirit.
Optimism and a spirit of hearty,
courageous determination to push
ahead, dominated the citizens of As
toria today and with such a spirit
as that there can be not the slight
est doubt as to the future. Today
was a day when pessimism might
have been expected, along with dis
couragement, if such things were in
the Astoria makeup for the leading
men had had little sleep since the
disaster swept in upon them and
many had worked up to the point of
General White expressed the opin
ion that Portland and the outside
world have rushed in ample sup
plies for immediate relief needs of
every kind, and said that there was
plenty of provisions for the present
care of everyone.
"The citizens were very grateful,
as well as surprised, at the way the
response from outside reached
them," he said. "Supplies of every
kind, including cash, were in sight
today for a considerable period. Pos
sibly more than was needed went
into Astoria Friday, but it can all
be stored and used, and in the mean
time a survey of the exact problem
faced by the city was being com
pleted and the work of further relief
City Appears Shell-Razed.
"The extent of the disaster is riot
fo be minimized. The business cen
ter, from one end to the other, is a
smouldering mass of wreckage. The
entire section of town facing the
harbor has the appearance of a town
razed by shellfire. It is a sight to
try the souls of meri whose life work
lies in those ruins. But I had man
Mfter man point complacently to a
section of the smoking ruins with
the remark that it was his place."
People who have no urgent busi
ness in Astoria ought to keep away,
he said, as their presence there
merely adds to the problem of sup
ply and is an added burden to the
rqmmittees in charge of the work
when the visitors insist on giving
"Astoria faces two problems," he
s-.-jid. "the first is that of relief and
-this is well in hand. The second is
tl at of reconstruction, and that will
require weeks of sustained effort
v.Uh help and confidence from out
side in the way of credit. The city
has no easy problem ahead but the
vay in which that problem is being
f;:eed spells certain success and a
greater Astoria in the end."
RELIEF SENT TO ASTORIA
(Continued From First Pagp.)
utile chamber of commerce, received
by W. IX B. Dodson, announced that
that city stood ready to do any
thing necessary to aid the peopte
In line with the relief work inau
j-jurated by the relief committee the
rooms of the Oregon state exhibit
and the Oregon tourist and informa
tion bureau on the first floor of the
Oregon building, Fifth and Oak
streets, were thrown open for the
receipt of clothing and supplies for
the relief work. It was announced
that this headquarters would be
kept open all day today and every
day following to take care of this
Wrapping of Packages Important
Those in charge suggested that
all bundles be securely wrapped and
tied to 'facilitate handling and
transfer and to p-rotect donations
from the weather. AH donations of
clothing, shoes and supplies will be
torwarded to Astoria as rapidly as
possible by those in charge.
Committees appointed by the spe
cial relief committee at yesterday
morning's meeting to take care of
the various relief activities included
Flour and cereals N. A Leech. D. A.
Paitullo and F. L. Shull.
Groceries Edward Bhrman, Frank
"Woodward and a representative of Lang
Coffee R. B. Bain and a representa
tive of the Dwight Edwards company.
Crackers, cookies, etc. A. J. Bale and
V. A.. McDonald.
Butter, egjrs and meats B. C. Darnall.
Potato? and fresh vegetables A rep
resentative of Beil & Co.
Ciothin? Nathan Straus, C. S. Cal
houn, Julius I,. Meier and Max S. Hir?ch.
Bread A representative of tha Mas
ter Bakers' association.
Coa: Harry Beck with. " '
I'aper sacks O. W. Mielke.
Finance Committee Meets.
The special finance committee,
which is to have charge of the
work of raising money in the city
to take care of the relief, met yes
terday afternoon at the Chamber of
Commerce to outline activities for
the campaign. This committee is
composed of Jay Smith, Julius L.
Meier, H. B. Van Duzer, S. M. Mears
and Fred N. Strong.
At the meeting of the relief com
mittee yesterday morning A. H.
Johnston, who Friday night sent 250
pounds of coffee and a large quan
tity of food for the relief work, was
voted a member of the relief com
mittee. The Hirseh-"VVeis Manufacturing
company offered the use of 2000
cots and uuantities of blankets to
care for the homeless, but it was 1
announced by the committee that
they would not be needed. j
The Salvation Army contributed
p Portland's quota in the relief !
activities yesterday by sending $500 ;
worth of groceries and a large t
quantity of clothing. Brigadier and
Mrs. J. W. Hay, Captain M. Upton
and Ensign E. L. Graves of the
Portland Salvation Army organiza
tion went to Astoria Friday and
participated in the relief there. 'A;
meeting of the advisory committee
of the army was held yesterday
morning to take care of relief ac
tivities. Bishop W. T. Sumner of the Epis
copal diocese of Oregon announced
yesterday that the board of church
extension of the diocese would act
in the emergency as the special As
toria relief committee.
Committee Is Appointed.
The bishop also appointed the fol
lowing additional members of the
committee: Rev. Thomas Jenkins,
Very Rev. H. M. Ramsey, Rev. W. R.
Everton. Rev. T. F. Bowen, I.' A.
Lewis, W. J. Burns, A. M. Ellsworth
and C. F. Adams. It was announced
that this committee will hold a spe
cial meeting tomorrow. J. W. Leth
aby went to Astoria yesterday as
the special representative of Bishop
Sumner and will make a report for
It was announced by the finance
committee of the relief organization
yesterday that checks and cash con
tributions should be sent to room
609, Oregon building. Checks should
be made payable to the "Astoria
It was announced that W. D. La-
tourette turned over to the use of
the relief work the fund which
Oregon City had raised to celebrate
the opening of its new bridge.
Steamship Line to Help,
The Luckenbach Steamship com
pany will transport any amount of
relief supplies free of charge, ac
cording to word received yesterday
by J. G. Euson, local manager, from
H. C. Cantelow at the San Fran
cisco headquarters of that company.
Funds raised in Portland, it was
announced, will be handled through
the local committee. It was urged,
however, that outside cities and or
ganizations raising money for re
lief send it directly to Chaplain W.
S. Gilbert at Astoria or the Astoria
It was .announced yesterday that
F. J. Lonergan, supreme" director;
P. J. HanleV, state deputy, and
James McNeil, grand knight of Ore
gon City, will go to Astoria today
to represent the Knights of Colum
bus in relief work. William J. Mc-
Ginley, supreme secretary, has tele
graphed Mr. Lonergan authority to
act for the supreme council.
oVew Meeting Booked.
It was announced last night that
another meeting of the finance sub
committee of the 'Astoria relief com
mittee will be held this afternoon
at the Chamber of Commerce for the
purpose of receiving a detailed re
port from Frank E. Andrews, per
sonal representative of the Portland
Chamber of Commerce, who is due
to arrive from the stricken city to
day. He has been making an investi
gation and will j report what is
needed by the destitute there.
DEBIUS WILL BE CLEARED
Chamber Members Name Commit
tees to Facilitate Rebuilding.
ASTORIA, Or., Dec. 9. (Special.)
Members of the Astoria Chamber
of Commerce met today and ap
pointed various committees to fa
cilitate the work of rebuilding the
larg-e business district that was
completely wiped out by Friday's
Although aware that civil author
ities are not working in accord the
members of the chamber are going
forward with plans. Committees to
prevent the entrance of outsiders
who might attempt to take advan
tage of the present situation by es
tablishing themselves, to confer
with insurance men on future plans
and to map out a plan of rushing
the clearing of debris have been
appointed and meetings are sched
uled tomorrow. At a meeting held
in , the courthouse this afternoon
Lee D. Drake, acting president of
the chamber, called for the appoint
ment of a nominating committee to
name the -various committees. The
assemblage, which consists of the
majority of property owners and
merchants whose holdings now lie
in ruins, agreed to a joint commit
tee composed of both property own
ers and merchants.
The location committee, organized
to facilitate the removal of debris
and the rebuilding of the citv, is
made up of R. W. Skallerud, C. V.
Brown, J. H. Shaner, A. Morrison
and A. J. Dayton, representing the
merchants, and F. H. Sanborn, R. R.
Caruthers, 8. W. Lovell, A. D. Brown,
and W. P. O'Brien, for the property
The committee appointed to con
fer with insurance men and build
ers with a view of reconstruction
for lower insurance rates is com
posed of J- T. Allen, A. Osborne,
J. D. Strauss, Amos Brix and J. E.
Wicks, for the property owners and
O. A. Smith, G. A. Hellberg, Peter
A. Cover and W. H. Felman, for the
merchants. The license committee
that will urge the authorities to
withhold any permits from any ex
cept those who suffered losses v
composed of L. D. Drake, J. Erick
son, E. E. Wold, E. R. Keefe and
J. H. Luukinen.
Building Permits Increase.
SALEM, Or., Dec. 9. (Special.)-
Building permits iSsued in Salem
during the first 11 months of this
year aggregate more than SI. 100,
000. This is a substantial increase.
when compared with the figures for
the entire year of 1921.
Sold By All Toy Stores
SIDELIGHTS AND INCIDENTS
OF GREATVASTORIA FIRE
Army Field Kitchens and Tables Are Set Up to Feed Victims of
Blaze Everyone Smiles and Makes Plans for Future.
ASTORIA, Or., Dec. 9. (Special.) ,
- Lo veil's garage has been
transformed into a central ;
headquarters for the handling of sup- ;
plies. The field kitchens of the Ore
gon national guard have been fitted:
up, tables erected to care for sev
eral hundred people at' a time, and
barracks established bo that beds
are available for all. ' Major Joseph
Schur is in charge.
Mayor Bremner declared tofday
that, after the council is assembled
Moaday night adjournments will be
taken so that the body can -meet
every day or twice a day if nec
Throughout the city a spirit of
optimism exists, while men and
women: who , a few days ago had
every luxury that money could af
ford, were today without funds and
were depending upon the relief bu
reau for temporary succor.
Despite this, no complaints were
heard. On all sides the sufferers
were smiling and making plans for
"Where are you conducting your
business?" was a question put to
Chris Jager, cigar dealer whose
store was consumed by the flames.
"Out in the open, where God ex
pected man to conduct business,"
was the answer of this man who
was using his automobile as a tem
Business men and property own
ers of the city are taking no cogni
zance of the differences that exist
among the politicians and are going
full speed ahead on plans for re
building the city. .
Isot only is it the idea of the
majority of business houses that the
work of rehabilitation should begin
as soon as is possible, but every ef
fort will be made to rebuild the
business section of the city so that
insurance rates, which have been
higher here than anywhere in the
northwest, will be lowered.
To this end a committee of mer
chants and property owners belong
ing to the Astoria chamber of com
merce has been appointed to confer
with insurance agents and repre
sentatives of property owners.
"Unless Astoria can be recon
structed in auch a way as to lower
insurance rates, many of the mer
chants will be unable to re-establish
their business," said Lee D. Drake,
acting president of the chamber of
commerce. "Everyone is determined
to get back into the game and see
Astoria a better city than ever, bo
there is no doubt that . plans for
proper streets and structures will
Several hundred safes, large and
small, will not be opened for at least
five days. Should the strong boxes
be opened now there is danger that
t: e papers inside will burn. The
Purceil Safe company telegraphed
suggestions for delay in opening the
safes and announced that two rep
resentatives would be here Monday
to consult with the safe owners.
The Stutz pumper of the local fire
department was stranded . on the
Callander dock. Firemen guarded
the engine throughout the night.
Firemen from headquarters division
passed most of today attempting to
locate their scant belongings which
were moved from the burning sta
tion by friends.
G. A. Hellberg and Frank Berg,
local pharmacists, who have oper
ated a drug store in the west end
of the city for the past two years,
purchased the Owl Drug company,
Twelfth and Commercial streets,
less than a week ago for a consid
eration of $40,000, according to re
ports. The drug store and contents
were completely destroyed.
Something of the pioneer spirit
which is Astoria's heritage was
evident in meetings of the relief
committee yesterday. White-collar
men, ministers, doctors, lawyers,
sailors, fishermen, woodsmen, log
gers and .mill owners were repre
sented on the body.
Slickers, old army and navy coats,
flannel shirts and hip boots havo
brought, all these committeemen to
a level, a man's level. Red tape and
the usual gab" that characterizes
public meetings hae been dropped
as a mask is dropped. Plain words,
facts to back them, and' intentions
undoubted are accepted at their
face value. '
Astoria is fighting for its exist
ence as it did almost 100 years ago,
and has discarded personalities,
creed and class.
The Ross & Woodman Furniture
company, which opened operations
Do not look for
us at the old lo
cation. We will not be
You'll find us in
larger and finer
We'll be expect
ing you to drop
in and look us
Note the new
Oscar M. Smith, Manager
385 Washington Street
in Astoria two weeks ago, suffered
an approximate loss of $15,009.-
Chris Jaeger, . proprietor of the
Jaeger confectionery, appeared on
the streets this afternoon in a bor
rowed automobile, laden with a
large cash register and a small bas
ket of "sweets."
Pohl & Gilbaugh, local undertak
ers, have opened for business in
the Gilbaugh apartments.
Two local business men who lost
practically everything in Friday's
fire were seen this noon using their
traffic mirror as a guide for the
slashing work of "Mr. Safety
Mayor Bremner attempted to
enter his office at the city hall Sat
urday night, reports have it, but
was denied the privilege when con
fronted by a muzzle of a gun in the
hands of a navy guard.
Standing alone, like Noah's ark
on Mount Sinai, is the vault of the
Bank of Commerce. Fire failed to
crumble the foundation.
- Operators at the local telephone
exchange were working day and
night keeping the long-distance
wire hot along the entire coast.
Relief Committee. Chairman Gil
bert's stenographer passed hours
opening and answering telegrams
from cities over the entire United
Cafe owners forgot for the time
being their losses and groomed
themselves in aprons and caps to
noia down regular places at out
Foodstuffs of all varieties were
arriving at the local relief station
during the night.
- Smoke was still pouring from the
jriant chimnev of the AalnHo Mo
tional bank tonight. The walls were
Daaly crumbled during the fire, but
the huge stack remained intact.
AUTO LICENSES 243,157
Washington State Reports In
crease of 31.311 Cars In 1922.
OLYMPIA, Wash., Dec. j.(Spe
cial.) An increase of 31,311 sets of
automobile license plates in 1922
over the preceding year is shown in
a statement issued today by the
state license department.
The 1922 total was 243,157 sets of
plates as against 211,846 sets for
1921. Licenses for private cars in
creased from 154,239 to 176,074.
Trucks increased from 27,739 to 31,
941. For-hire licenses decreased
tfrom 2454 to 1945 and stages from
Mil to 756. Dealers decreased from
811 to 712 and motorcycles from
3913 to 3846. Transfers of licenses
during the year increased from 13,
233 to 19,869.
Trainload of Cattle Shipped.
HALFWAY, Or., Dec:. 9. (Spe
cial.) A trainload of cattle sold by
W. A. Gover to a Los Angeles buyer
left Robinette today for Los Angeles
territory. Twenty carloads con
sisting of 500 head of steers, mostly
feeders, made up the train.' More
than 300 -head included in the same
contract were delivered earlier. Mr.
Gover is said to be the owner of the
greatest number of cattle of any in
dividual in Oregon, and has about
4000 head left. A short time ago he
shipped in two carloads of purebred
Herfords, bought at the- Portland
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ASTORIA, Or.. Dec. 9. (Special.)
Three hours and 45 minutes after
the jobbers and manufacturers of
the Portland Chamber of Commerce
had held their meeting to rush aid
to the fire-raked city of Astoria, rep
resentatives of ih chamber were in
Astoria establishing headquarters in
the office of the mayor to" aid in the
work of organizing the relief for
the various agencies of citizens,
Frank E. Andrews, vice-president,
immediately upon arrival was in
consultation with the Astoria emer
gency committee, Acting President
Drake of the Astoria chamber of
commerce. Chaplain Gilbert of the
citizens' committee and others. At
this meeting it was decided to co
crdinate all plans for relief into one
central agency. In the evening an
other meeting was called at which
50 of the representative citizens of
Astoria were present to arrange a
ten-day ration for the so-called ref
ugees. At this meeting Hal White, Mayor
Baker's representative, and Frank
E. Andrews and B. N. Weinbaum of
the chamber immediately telephoned
into Portland for the necessary sup
plies to establish a commissary for
the feeding of people and distribu
tion of foodstuffs and clothing.
A train of 11 cars, arrived tonight j
at 9 o'clock which was consigned to
the Portland Chamber of Commerce
in care of the relief committee of
Astoria. This train consisted of
provisions, clothing and coal.
The Portland Chamber of Com
merce will have an office at the As
toria city hall through the courtesy
of Mayor Brenner for the next sev
eral days, and will be in touch with
Mr. Dodson's office of the Portland
STREETS BUILT OVER PILING
ACT AS FLUES.
Astoria Men Put Up Game Fight,
Says Portlander, but Cards
Were Against Them.
Portland firefighters who helped
to check the disastrous blaze at
Astoria returned to their homes yes
terday, some, on the gasoline pumper
which the A. G. Long company. sent
to the stricken city and others on
railway trains. All agreed that the
Astoria blaze, from the fireman's
point of view, was one of the worst
conflagrations in the history of the
northwest. The streets, built on
piling, simply acted as flues for the
fire, and the force was absolutely
unable to cope with the situation.
"The Astoria firemen put up a
game fight," said H. H. Beaumont
of engine company No. 1, "but the
cards were stacked against them.
Once the fire got started "it ran
along under the streets. The cre
osoted piles and the asphalt cover
ids of the street added fuel to the
flames. It was impossible to get
hose on the fires under the streets.
"We arrived there about 10 o'clock
Friday morning. " There were five
of us from the Portland bureau
Arthur Gaylor of engine 3. C. H..
Tucker of engine 6, A. J. Foss and
Chester Buchtel of truck No. 1,
and I. -
"Pressure was pretty low and the
Astoria men were having consider
able trouble getting water on the
blaze. We hooked up our two steam
pumpers, one an 1100-gallon and
Red Cedar Chests, all
kinds, reduced as fol
$ 8.00 Chest
Windsor Chairs and
$ 9.00 Quality
3-piece Overstuffed Suite,
velour cover, high-grade
web construction, $342.00
the other a 1000-gallon engine, on
hydrants and went to work. Mr.
Long placed his gasoline pumper
down near the bay and commenced
pumping sea water. We took along
6000 feet of hose, most of which we
"Our men didn't get into what you
could call action. We 'stayed at our
engines and supplied the streams.
The heat was so intence, though,
that nobody could hope to enter a
building once it caught afire. When
the flames broke out in a. building
that building was gone.
"The low pressure was caused by
so much water running from the
broken mains and pipes in the fire
zone. Another thing that permitted
the spread of the fire was the lack
of experienced firemen. The Astoria
chief had considerable trouble in
getting help. The people were sort
of dazed; they stood around and
looked on send didn't know how to
The local firemen lived on coffee
and sandwiches while they were in
the stricken city, and when Mr.
Long announced his intention of
driving back to Portland with the
gasoline engine late Friday night,
the local firefighters climbed aboard.
Some deserted the vehicle in other
Columb'a river cities, secured lodg
ing for the night and finished the
trip by railroad train. The two
Portland engines arrived in the
terminal yards late last night and
will be unloaded today.
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Fire that swept Astoria, destroy
ing the entire business district and
rendering many homeless, did less
damage to the telephone company
and the railroad company than
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on tne jod yesterday seeing tu
repairs. . - -
Mr, Hickman took personal charge
of the work for his company after
arriving in the fire-swept city late
New 1922 Models
$700 $10 Cash, $9 Monthly $435
$675 $10 Cash, $8 Monthly $468
$750 $15 Cash, $10 Monthly $495
CR7R Thompson ffOQC
Wdld $10 Cash, $8 Monthly
tOR Haines Bros. Jf Q C
J0" $15 Cash, $10 Monthly tO'-iSU
CDnn Steger & Sons tylQC
OOUU $15 Cash, $10 Monthly
Conn Steger & Sons CQK
0UU $25 Cash, $12 Monthly JUi7J
(COC Schroeder Bros. tOQC
OOiU $10 Cash, $8 Monthly POI7J
$10 Cash, $8 Monthly "DO VU
J10 Cash. $8 Monthly '
$10 Cash, $7 Monthly &OOD
Reed A Son CjtOC
$15 Cash, $10 Monthly PTt7J
tOC Haines Bros. C1 7CZ
JOZ J $15 cash, $10 Monthly W4 I J
CQflfl ' Steser & Sons tftJQi;
ODUU $25 Cash, $12 Monthly PUI7J
$1000 $25 Cash, $13.50 Mo. $675
$800 $15 Cash, $10 Monthly $495
CCRfl Thompson tyllK
aU $10 Cash. $9 Monthly JtOU
Used Player Pianos
$650 $10 Cash. $7 Monthly $345
Weller & Co. tffOOC
$10 Cash. $8 Monthly
'1'nompHon - Q A f r-
OvJOU $15 Cash. $10 Monthly
Schroeder Bros. &IQC
5 Cash, $10 Monthly tUti7U
$15 Cash, $10 Monthly tPUiJ
$1050 $25 Cash, $13.50 Mo. $675
?07R ' -PJanola Player fc5C
013 $10 Cash, $3 Monthly POO
$100 Cash. $10 Mo.
$3, $6, $8 or $10 monthly. You can,
Schwan Piano Co.
Friday night. It will be eome time
before service in Astoria can be
returned to normal, due to the
destruction of the lines through the
heart of the city, but only for a
brief period of two hours when the
heat of the fire was too intense to
permit the girls to remain at the ,
switchboards were the company's
long-distance lines closed down.
The Spokane, Portland & Seattle
Railroad company is congratulating
itself because of the small losses it
suffered in Astoria. A few scorched
ties and several rails that became
overheated and warped as a result
were the only damages.
Train service through from here
to Seaside was not Interrupted save
during the time that was necessary
to put down new rails for a small
distance through the city.
The company- stood ready through
out the emergency to do everything
possible to aid the suffering citizens
of Astoria. All afternoon Friday
W. F. Turner, president of the com
pany, kept a special train of diners,
Pullmans and coaches on the tracks
ready to go to the relief of the city
if called upon. Developments of
the day made the special unneces
The Oregonlan is the medium
through which many people supply
their wants by using its classified
columns. Telephone Main 7070.
in Player Rolls
which delivers the Phonograph
to your home now, or $1 down
and $4 at time of Christmas de
livery, with no monthly payment
until after January 1, 1923.
1 be time to replenish stocks before
we run short as last year.
Factory Rebuilt, Used Pianos
Upright Pianos .
Kstey & Co.
$10 Cash, $6 Month
$10 Cash, $6 Monthly
Hallet & Davis
$10 Cash. $5 Monthly
$10 Cash, $6 Monthly
Smith & Barnes
$10 Cash. 16 Monthly
stelnTray Sons nnc
$10 Cash, $8 Monthly iDOiJO
Schroeder Bros. tiJOQC
$10 Cash, $6 Monthly 330
Bord t Co. C7C
$10 Cash. $7 Monthly iD O
Schroeder Bros. OQC
$10 Cash, $6 Monthly BSlJO
Steger & Sons tfQQC
$10 Cash, $8 Monthly "DOI7U
Emerson O Q C
$10 Cash, $10 Monthly Bi70
Reed & Sons
$10 Cash, $8 Monthly iSOtJO
Reed & Sons CfQC
$15 Cash. $10 Monthly iPtlO
Howard OA C
$10 Cash, $7 Monthly 0tO
Fumed Oak, Mirror
Golden Oak, Mirror
Storey & Clark
A. B. Chase,
Your boy or elrl working can save