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THE OREGON DAILY JOURNAL, PORTLAND. WEDNESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 21, 1910.
elected without opposition. Joseph G.
Hurt was elected city recorder over W.
H. GilUs Bnd a D. Schell hy pearly 200
votes, and G. G. Eubank", incumbent,
was elected city treasurer over H. F.'
Pohlanda. Mrs. Frances Butler was
elected a member of the park commis
sion. - Counclimen were elected as fol- v
lows:' first ward, George Irwin; sec- ;
ond ward, "G. Homer Billings; third
ward, W. C- Sanderson. i
r Th question of licensing the sale of
liquor within the corporate , limits of
th city was, defeated. . I'i- ;)
RAILROAD VALUES HIDDEN
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SEEK FOR BELIEF
Will Petition Railroad Commis
sion to Order Back Cars
Taken From Trains , in ; a
Spirit of Economy.' . . ;
Patrons of the Oregon City Interurpan
line of the Portland Railway, Light A
1'pwer company will appeal to, the state
railroad commission this week to give
them relief , from hew - rules , ? cutting
tlown the number of cars Jn Oregon City
trains. . These rules went Into effect
yesterday wtth the opening of the Haw
thorne bridge. , ...
Heretofore, In the morning and even.
In g rush hours, the Oregon City trains
have consisted of three cars. .. Yester
day, however, the third car was ordered
off and the passengers ordinarily crowd
ed into three cars weer packed Into two,
while the wages of one conductor were
aved. ,:: v;f ;'.v ".-'; '. . v
Even with three cars, patrons of the
line say, there were always some who
were unable to secure seats and who
had to stand in the aisles and on the
platforms. There was never any fear
the third car might lag superfluous, the
commuters assert But now all those
who formerly took the three car train
have to be crowded, as best they can,
into two cars. The result is that these
two cars are packed to the utmost,
while people are compelled to hang on
wherever they can, or wait for later
Cars. : ; ,).'-, , ;
An Indication of how the new system
works to the, advantage Of the company
occurred this morning as the train due
to reach Portland at 7:50 was about to
cross the Hawthorne bridge. It Is nec
essary, owing to the close quarters on
the bridge, to close the vestibule doors
on -all cars. , The conductors, because
of! the packed cars, were unable to move
a step to reach the vestibules and had
to shoot directions to passengers to
does the doors. They also had to im
press passengers Into the Portland Rail
way, Light & Power company's service
at every stop to learn whether the steps
were clear or not so as to give the start
lnsr ben. ' ." ' '" ",' " ''. v v ,;'
The new orders ent the extra ear from
n early morning trains excepting Mon
day, when It la necessary to haul cars
back that were carried to Oregon City
the day previous. ,".-.
however, was struck by the falling mass
of brick and crushed to deatn.
. The debris fell squarely upon the fire
men, who could not leap out of danger.
It was at first reported that all of them
had been killed. .
The other companies working at the
fire rushed to the' aid of ", their com
rades and removed them from the wreck
age. One man was dead and JO others
were severely lnitjred. Some of these,
it 1a believed, cannot recover. s. i
" ' prisoners Removed. From Jsll. "
The buildings that ; burned were -In
the neighborhood of the county. Jail,
When the Krippendorf building collapsed
the crash started . a panic in Uie ceu
house, and the prisoners were removed
to the court house, where they Were held
under guard until - the fire was con
trolled, shortly after 1 o'clock. r
Other buildlnss damaged were ne
Nurse building and the factories; of
the United States Leather company the
McDonald Tinners and Plumbers sup
ply company, the Wlldburg Box compa
ny, the Oross-Pfleger Leather' company,
the Victor Safe & Lock company, the
Payne Motor company and , the Cahlll
Shoe company,- . '.
CHIEF STONE SAYS J .
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WORK ON NATRON
, CUTOFF IS SLOW
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while Mr. Kruttschnltt had been quoted
, to the effect; that; the whole Natron
jKlaraath project would be 4 completed
iJone 30, - Mr, Kruttacbnttt's statement
jVas that the two sections now under
, ontract ' would be. completed June SO
and thatwofk on the Intervening gap
would then be pushed as rapidly as pos
sible. .. ;i . 1 - -
' "The. company is building 30 miles of
Jroad from Natron and an equal distance
of road from Klamath Falls,", said Mr.
O'Brien,; "with the understanding that
ithese wo sections are to be ready for
service by June 30, 1911. There still
Temains a large gap, however, and as it
will call for very heavy construction
through a mountainous section, it will
take a year or possibly It months to ex
ecute that work after the completion of
the two sections now under construc
tion, ' ' .. , "1
I Mr. Kruttschnltt, after Inspecting the
Unas in Washington, journeyed on with
Chicago as his objective point ' 1 .
conference . with the general managers
of the lines - affected. V this : Inornlng.
This afternoon ; he , wilt . confer "with
Grand Chief Stone. , It U on the result
of this conference that the engineers'
action Is expected to be hased.; i
i The conferences began here December
12. Since then the representatives of
the engineers and of the general mana
gers have been negotiating, but accord
ing to the railroad men they : are no
nearer a settlement today' than they
were when it was 1 first ' announced
that mfre than 95 per cent: of the engi
neers had voted to strike unless an In
crease of , 17 per, cent in wages was
granted. , '
Deelsioa Vast Come Today. :- i
"Unions Commissioner Neill Is able
to' report something definite to me this
afternoon," continued 8tone, ftwe are
going to act. The delay is intolerable.
The best the railroads have: offered us
so far is an advance of per cent.
This was, of course, refused. All jthe
other offers the roads have made In re
gard to the questions at issue have also
been rejected." . '
The advisory board of the Brother
hood of Engineers has been hastily
sifmmoned.to Chicago and following the
declaration .of Stone that, "decisive ac-
Uon" Is to be token, it la believed the
engineers are planning to take a firm
Stand. - ' ;' ' . ' f
v "I am doing what I can to prevent
trouble," , said Commissioner NelU be
fore his conference with the managers
today. "I cannot at this time discuss
the progress of the negotiations."
Some of the members of the advisory
board arrived today, and the remainder,
It 1 expected, will be here In time for
a night session. ' The- railroad repre
sentatives are not worried, apparently,
by this move. i '
"Stone is just bluffing,'!' said One of
the railroad officials. "He. does not in
tend to order any strike." t
TODAlT SHORTEST '
; IN WHOLE YEAR
Only .Eight and Six Tenths
Hours of Daylight Because '
v Sun Farthest South.
Today Is the shortest day In the year.
There are Just eight and six-tenths
hours of daylight, because the sun at
present is farthest south. For the last
six days the period of daylight has been
approximately of the same length and
for the ' next " five days there will be
little difference. 1 After that you win
begin to notice dawn peeping Into your
room just a little earlier day, by, day.
providing cruel necessity forces you to
rise at a seasonable hour. ,
"The most significant' fact about to
day," said Weather Observer Beals this
morning, "is contained in the proverb:
"'As the days begin to lengthen the
cold begins to strengthen.' '
The American Encyclopedia explains
the difference In the periods of daylight
as follows:-. -. . -. -'
. 'The solar day. In consequence of the
varying rapidity of the earth In its orbit
and the obliquity of "the ecliptic is dif
ferent at different times, and this dif
ference Is uniform throughout the' year,
but the time of natural day (or period
of light), is different at the different
points of the earth, according to their
distance from the eqnator.
"The daily revolution of the sun takes
place In circles parallel to the, equator.
If the equator and the ecliptic coincided
the circle bounding light and darkness
would always divide, not merely the
equatorm, but all Its parallels, into two
equal parts, and the days and nights
would be equal in all the parallels of
the year; but at the poles there would
be no light.
"Owing to the Inclination 'of the
earth's axis to the plane of its orbit
(the ecliptic) the . parallel of, latitude
in which the sun appears to be moving
Is continually changing, and therefore
the equator alone (being a great circle)
always remains bisected by the circle
dividing light from darkness; so tha
the days and nights here are always
equal; while the parallels of latitude,
not being great circles, are not equally
divided by the circle separating light
from darkness, except at the time of the
equinox, when the sun is moving in the
equator; and, of course, only at this
time are the days and nights equal In
those parallels, r As you - approach the
poles the inequality between the days
and nights becomes greater, till, at the
poles themselves a day of six .months
alternates with a night of equal' dura
tion."'.. ;'v , ., ,
Horse Thief; Sentenced.
, . (Special DlMmtch to Tat Journal.)
La Grande, .Or., Dec 21. Crippled,
limping and scarcely able to make head
way, the team stolen from the McMillan
livery stables at Coldwell by a young
man giving his name as Calvert King
and apprehended here by Jack McCarthy
was . started back ' to Caldwell ' this
afternoon, ; An employe, of the Caldwell
stable commenced the journey. Intending
to "make it by easy stages. The team
was stolen two weeks ago anljthe thief,
who confessed to the local authorities
and McCarthy and aweek ago was sent
to the Idaho penitentiary to do from one
to 14 years, drove them without shoes
a greater part of the way from Caldwell
here. As a result the team was terribly
crippled. , , , . .
Water Righto Adjudicated.
I i (Special D la Ditch to Tb leataaLt
Pendleton. Or., Dec. 21. By a decision
handed down by Judge II. J. Bean lh the
circuit court Monday morning, the fa
mous water suits Involving about 400 de
fendants In the Milton-Freewater sec
tion of the county, which have been in
the courts for the past five years, were
finally settled and all water rights adju
dicated.' The titles of, the suits were
the Little Walla Walla Irrigation Union
vs. the Finis Ditch company and the
Peacock Mill company vs. the City of
Milton et al., but u both involved the
same matters they were consolidated for
the purpose of taking testimony.
. V Ashland Holds Election.
8peHaf Dti natch to The Jonraal
Ashland. Or., Dec. 21. At the City
election held yesterday, R. P. Neal, In
dependent candidate for mayor, was
nues for the -corresponding quarter .in
1909. . Expenses for the, same period ;
were $489,699,378,' anMncrease Of abq.ut
$50,000,000. ' ., - "? ' ' ;
The number of passengers killed dur
ing the year ending June SO, 1910, was
460; injured,. 15,615; employes kilted,
8418; employes injured, 8,9i5. '
L Holler skating erase has hit the coun
try. ' jv.-.v ';-,;'' ..
' Journal Want Ads bring results. -'v?
WALL COLLAPSES, '
, BURYING FIREMEN
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tiliouted to the fifemen and endeavored
to crowd back out of the way. One boy.
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are linked together. The
reason is that at a period
when a girl's digestion, is
weak f - ;"
provides her with powerful
nourishment in easily di
gested form. '
It's the food that builds
and keeps up a girl's
Makes the ; Kiddies (Happy
The goodies you' make with KAOLA will be
digestible. The little tots will not suffer with
the aches and pains of indigestion if KAOLA
has been used in place of lard or butter.
.KAOLA' makes everything so much better,
' too. 'ou never 'will know how good the
things you cook, bake or fry; can be till you
have used KAOLA. ; - -
Adds 100 to the Goodness of Thrnx
KAOLA is the pure butter of the eocoanut. t?
It contains not a particle of animal fat of any '
sort. It will not tufn rancid. A trial tin will "t-
convince you that it is the very best shortener
or fookin? fat you have ever, used. . Pure, 3
White, Odorless., . ,
oar Oroeei BUs KAOLA Also Heoommendli It,1
Tull'.'& Gibbs Inc,
M jO r r i- son a t S e v e n t h
THE STORE OPEN EVENINGS THIS WEEK UNTIL 9:30
TEAROOM REMAINS OPEN UNTIL 8:30ON BALCONY
TuH Sr Gibbslnc.
Morrison at Seventh
; Splendid Christmas Displays, Trustworthy Merchandise and a Store Service for Your Convenience 'and ; Comfort Are the
Inducements of This Store to Christmas Shoppers. Merchandise' Certificates for Any Amount Issued in Any Department
' . Free Christmas. Cards -to Go With Yxmr Gift Selections
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Are, accompanying millions of Christmas
packages and 'letters to all; parts of 'the
world. The proceeds 'from the 'sale 'of
these little emblems of goodwill are being
used by the American ' Red Cross' in , its
great and good, work against tuberculosis.
Be a soldier in this great' campaign see
that your Christmas packages arid letters
bear the ,l " , ' -
RED CROSS SEALS
Those who will sell ; them ' tomorrow in
this store will be-Miss Jeanette Noble and
Miss Rac Zimmerman in" ;the morning,
and Mrs. W. J. Swope and Mrs. J. Win-
i -i -JV11 tJtk. 1' i- & & - Q-:t 1 1. '"V vitu.ii
iers in ine anernoon.
Gift Suggestions Here a-Plenty This Weals: in the
Special Christmas Selling of Women's and Misses'
Tailored Suits and - Dresses, Coats, Fine Furs, Etc;
Tailored Suits that were $25 and $27,50 now $13.85
Tailored Suits that were ; $29.50. and $32.50 now
for ... $19.50
Tailored uits that were-$35, $40 and $47.50 now,
only ; : :...$29.5a
: Tailored Suits that were $50, $55, $60 and $G9.50--now
: . : $38.75
; All of our Fancy. Tailored Suits at. v. ; . ". : i .Half Price ;
All Wool Coats that were priced from $25 to $35
Those that were priced from $35 to $50-mow 329.50
Dresses that were $17.50 and $33.50 now $13.85
' Dresses 'that were $25, $27.50, $29.50 now. .$18.50
' One-third Off on all Evening Coats.,
: Our entire stock of Revillon Frerea' I Furs reduced1
for. Christmas buying. - I ' , " '
: j fSTh Bedding"
)C' V'"'' !'?"' ',,"'"'.'.'"'' ? X ''" '
Special $4.95 for Sateen - Covered and
Dowh - Filled Comforters ; in Persian and
floral designs. Regular, price $7.50. . .
Special $5.60 Pair f orpine Goose Feather
Pillows covered with mercerized ticking;.
Size 22x28 inches and weight 3 pounds.
Regular, price $8.50 pair. :
Special $8.75 for Silk-Covered Comfort
ers filled with fine Jamb's wool, all floral
designs, -with plain borders.- Colors. pink
blue, and yellow. . Regular price $ll.5o.
Today in the Basement Store
Tobacco, Jars, imported stoneware, in ar
tistic shapes, with sponge receptacle in
covers. - Decorated. Special at . .$1.38
Children's Silver-Plated Table Sets, knif ex
fork and spoon, plain and fancy designs.
Come neatlyjirranged in boxes. Special
at, set . . . . ; 19c
Simplex Roasters, 12x17 jnches,"- steel,
with removable , trays,, a good household
size. Special .59c
Three-pint Coffee and Tea Pots; "nickel
plated, with copper' bottoms'," metal knobs
on 'covers. Special at . . . . . . ... ,39c
The Toy, Sde'OngFbwrfti (Qiff-
It's the, event, that is attracting hundreds of toy buyers
to the, Toy Store these days This list hurriedly selectee!
from the interesting gathering here.
Steam Engines. Horizontal
$1.31 for Engines worth $1.75 -1.G9
for Engines worth $2.25
' $2.45 for Engines worth $3.25
$3.75 for'Engincswofth $3.00 '
$13.50. for Engines .worth $18;
Furnished Doll Houses
t $1.35 for $L8Q Doll Houses.'
$1.88 for $2.50 Doll Houses. '
V -$3.19for $4.25 Doll Houses
Complete Doll Kitchens '
- $3.19 for $l.23DoirKItchchS?,
? $2.63 for, $3.50 Doll Kitchcnsri
Aeroplanes aid Airships ' ' '
" ,37 for 50c Aeroplanes.. ;
45 for 60c Aeroplanes.
E1.80 for $2.40 Aeroplanes. ' .
3 for $1.10 Aeroplanes. " ;"
Toy Autos and Auto Busses
$1.50 for $2.00 Automob'iles.
, $3.38 for $4.50 Automobiles. ,
49 for 65c Auto Busses.
$2.06 for $2.75 Auto Busses.
Blackboards,, Desks, Etc. ' .
28 for 35c Folding Black
: boards. - v w., '.... ; .,. . .
, - 57 for 75c; Folding Black-.
94 for $1.25 Desks.
, $1.31 for $1.75 Desks. ,
$1.69 for $2.25 Desks., ;
$25 for $3.00 Desks.
Doll Trunks, Doll Beds, Doll
Boudoirs, ;Doll Furniture 1 J
19 for 25c Doll Trunks.
. 45 for 60c Doll Trunks. .
75 for $1.00 poll Trunks. ' ' -.
60 for 80c Doll Beds.
. 04 for $1.25 Doll Beds.
$1.24 for $1.65" Doll Beds.
t 2.14 for $2.85 Doll Beds.
O for 40c Doll -Buffets.
" 53 for 70c "Dining Table and
Chairs.''1 ': .--" '.Jv"v '.' -''v:v' -
I Sl.i3 for $1,150 Buffets; "' -'
" 30 for 40c China Cabinets..
' $3.00 for $4.00 Boudoirs, .f
. $3.38 for $4.50 Boudoirs. . '
$6.00 for $8.00 Boutoirs: :
Doll Stoves and Ranges ' .
57, for ,75c Doll Ranges. "
$1.31 for $1.75 Doll Gai Rge.
$3uJ8 for R50 Doll Ranges
' $6.75 for $9.00 Doll Ranges.
' Drums, Horns, Trumpets Tron
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uuiicSf ridnua,. jaw.. ,
19 for 25c .Drums
' r 45 for 6bcDrums
601 for 80c. Drums.
75f for $1.00 Drums.
$3.00 for $4:00 Drums.
$1.50 for $2.00 Drums.
' 19f for 25c Horns.
Z7$ for 50c Horns. .. "
19 for 25c Cornets. v
' 60 for 80c; Cornets." '
37 for, 50c Trombones.- -$1.20
for $1.60 Trombones.-
Stone Building Blocks ;:"
1 , 28 -for ,35c Baiiding 'Blocks.;
1 49 for, 65c Building 'Blocks!
94 for $1.25 Building Blocks.
$1.88 : for $2.50 BIdg.. Blocks.',
$3.75 for $5.00 Bldg. Blocks',
Rugs as Gifts Are: Appreciated TKeso)Bafe
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This is a practical age and it is reflected in thepeople's gjfts.(t Whether it be the 'modest little rug for'a -couple
of dollars, or the Patrician Wilton at $65.00. There i is no more graceful gift combining, as it does," the
decorative and itseful. ; The following should prdve interesting to buyers of practical Christmas gifts. . j
'': ''"'l'V-' ' V ::"'' '"' ' r':':' "'."'' ":.i--i - j.i-i- : ' , ; ;.. . .: ' , V, Lv
French Wilton f Rugs -27x54 Reg. $7.50 Spec'l $5.75 ; Mohair Rugs ...... 30x30 Reg. $5.50 Spec'l $3.95
French Wilton Rugs 36x63 Reg. 10.00 Spec! 7.75 Mohair. Rugs ....... 24x48 Reg. 5.50 . Spec'l- 3.95'
3.95 Christmas Specials in the ShaiKi Rugs
3.95 ' They're the Daintiest Bedroom Rugs Made. ' ",'.
6.60 30x60.... i Regular ,$3.50 Special $2.65 "
1.95 . 36x72.. .'..'........Secular fi.fiO Serial t .l.2S"
Axminster Rugs W . V 36x72 Reg. 5.00 'Spec'l ; 3.65 4x 7 Regular 10.00 Special 7.50
German Sax'y-Rugs 36x72 Reg.:i3.0O: Spec'!-95 6x 0.,;. . . . Regular 18.00 Special 13.50 i
Mohair Rugs 30x60 Reg. 9.00 Spec'l 6.50 : 7. 6x10. 6.T.. V. Regular 25.00 Special 18.75
Mohair. Rugs , v '36x36 -Reg. :;; 6.50 Spec'l 4.95,:; 9x12, , . , , ;.; ..Regular 30.00 Special 22.50 f
Royal - Wilton Rugs. , 27x54 Reg. f 5.50 Spec'l
Royal Wilton Rugs". 36x35 Reg. 5.50 Sped
Royal Wilton 'Rugs. 36x63 ,Reg. 8.50 Spec'l
Axminster Rugs i. r 27x60 Reg. 3.00 Spec'l
$325 Mission - Book Rack in weathered oak
for ...V. :. i 1,75
$14.00 Shaving Stand in (Mission design, weath
ered oak--for . , . .;. . .'..-.. . . . . C ;, . L ...... . f .5
$10.00 Craftsman style Arm Rocker in fumed oak.
with leather upholstered seat for ...... ..f7JS
$17.75 Craftsman style Arm Rocker in1 fumed oak,
with loose cushion seat, leather covered To
$7.00 Stand in Flanders design and in fumed oak
$45.00 Craftsman style Bookcase in fumed oak,
with copper fixturesfor ..;'... Vi..,.$2T.50
$28.00 Craftsman Settee in fumed oak, with rush
seat for . ...... : , ; . . . . . . .$ 15.T5
$8.50 Desk1 Chair ; io, mahoganyj dull ; finish
for J . $4.95
h ' IN COMFORT ARM ROCKERS -
J4.D0 Jrra JRockcrJn. IdenpakjsrUli.oniaiwntal .
top panel in back for .f2.05
$4.50 Arm Rocker . in 'golden finish with solid
saddle seat for .. ;.M.;.,..f3.25
' vtl ITT
IN LADIES' WRITING DESKS
$11.50 Desk in quarter-sawed golden oak. dull '
finish for . . - $ 7.T5 ,
$35.00 Desk in best selected stock birdseye ma
ple,' with hand-anred drawer front ': A very at
tractive piece for . .... ...... . . ..... v ...S17.50
$20.00 Desk in selected stock - of quarter-sawed
golden oak for 12.75 ;
$31.00 Sheraton type Desk, in dull finished ma-
hogany for ............... .., ,.fl7.50
IN CHAIRS. TO GO. WITH LADIES', DESKS,
$7.25. Desk Chair in quarter-sawed golden oak !
for ; 4k25
$8.25 Desk Chafr in mahogany, dull finish-
$6.00 ..Large Arm Rocker in golden oak with tell seat and .wide backs
and top panel for . . . . J". .......... 1 ...... ;.... . . ,U ..... . . $4.75
$11.00 solid oak Ann - Rocker ' in golden finish ;
with" high back and solid saddle pattern seat
$11.00 Colonial 1 style Arm Rockef of quarter-;
sawed golden oak for . , . . ;V, . . . . , .f 6.75
j Payment;! j
Telephone stands in fumed pak and golden
oak, with swinging; brackets andr seats.'
Without brackets as low'as. I. . . ,i$7.00
Magazine Racks .in fumfd oak as . low
as .,'.,'. . . .. . . . . '. ' . . , , $4)S
Umbrella Stands in fumed f olalclis low"
as ....'..,.. -i . . . . . . .'.'. . . . . . . . $2.75
tabourettes in fumed oak, with round or
square tops, as low as . . . . . I . ; . ; . $2.00
Leather-Top Stool with fumed oak 'frames
as low as ' . ( . . . . .S2.50
4-vFounew iatlerns; inllaretteiri A pmed-
f 1 Mill ! HIM 1-1 Wa1 A AM' ' 1- 'l ' ll '"' MAMM AJ. Vl . h "'
v&k ; dim uiucu ydK, wiiu tupcr, irayb,
glassware, etc as low as 71 . 7i . v i $ 1 6.50