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THE OREGON -SUNDAY- JOURNAL PORTLAND, SUNDAY MORNING. MARCH V 1017.
SENA? EiFin 'BUST'EKSWMELAY-HB-y-OTErOmARMED.
Protracted Tilibusterr' Waged
-In Upper House by Those
ifWjhq Oppose "Full Power.;'
l i "' ' -x ,
. .' 't- ' -
IStONE; TALKS FOR HOURS
otss senators Take ,trp right Against
llessar sponsored by Hitchcock
. and Sola? a VotS.
'(OoBttTn4 F Vf One.)
! promise, concession and argument but
s to no avail. -
f t At midnight. Senator Hitchcock, in
I charge of the measure, made a strong
JeTrort to sf a time ior voum n
tliroitl further debate. . declaring "an
1 overwhelming majority. Is ready and
anxious" to vote on the bill.
: Senator Clapp of Minnesota, objected,
i'.jVu..knl. AiA nt n r- . a Vila rfSO
11. Ilu:iiuu. uiu nvi. v - .
Iufion asktmr unanimous consent.
He : said he would again seek con
sent for a Tote, "before noon" ami In
tho meantime would hold the senate in
In the Presence of hundreds. of peo
ple, who Jammed the rallerles to the
llmitj the senate, talked on and on
throush the alsrht. Party affiliations
I and personal friendships were forgot
$ ten in the heat of the discussion and
In consideration of the f takes at issue.
. r ...... k. v ...... lAin.! with Tmnnrnt9
tin bitter -denunciation of the filibus
tering few .who "would tie the hands of
the president." .
; This sentiment was responsible for
the circulation throughout the cham
ber 'of., tho manifesto which was de
i signed,1 According to senators of all
parties.-.no show foreign governments
f that,' despite the technical rules which
prevented a formal expression by trie
i United States senate, that body stands
trvArwhrlmlnrlv behind the president
tin giving him necessary powers to pro-
tect American rgnta
. Up to 1 O'clock this morning. 6en
i lator La Follette had not yet taken the
Vffjoot. During the night, however, he
',?had gone among his co-fillbusterers,
i asking them to talk for spells. In order
ithat hl time, when it came, might not
fba too long. The general impression
f prevailed that, after l others had con.
" J eluded. La Follette would demand the
right to be heard and then talk the
.measure into its final death throes.
I , . , , . Break Xa Hoped r or.
S But in face of all these unfavorable
?lgns, some few Democratic leaders
jstlll hoped against hope that a "break
mtght coma" before the end.
V' Should-this fall to develop, however.
S&rld should the senate be prevented
'.from taking Its official vote, it was
r 1 ftlj.1t Jt n1 .. .4 K QanflfA- Cltn.
mena and. others representing the pres
ident on the floor that there would be
;no extra session called now.
I "The President will go ahead ojjd put
, Mnto effect the power he has declared
' wm already his." Simmons said. "And
-' ,'ia doing so he will know that a great
.majority of the senate favored grant-
?in$ mm me power u a -vote "a.u ueen
: (possible under the ruleB."
I ' The text of the manifesto reads:
"The -undersigned United States sen
fa tors favor the. passage of senate bill
f83i to authorise the president of thg
tUnl ted States to arm merchant Ves-
sels .and to protect American citiaens
liv their . peaceful pursuits upon the
'sea. A similar bill has already passed
the nause of representatives by a vote
. 'of 403 to 13. Under the rules of the
sonata, allowing unlimited debate, it
'now appears to be impossible to obtain
la'vote prior to noon, March 4, 1917,
iwhen the session of c-onrresa exDires.
tWe desire this statement entered into
the record to establish the fact that
'the senate favors the legislation and
would pass it could a vote be had."
The senators who had signed the
'manifesto up to 1 o'clock are:
'a shan't, Bankhead, Beckam, Borah,
f Brady -Brandegee, Broussard. Bryan,
Catron, Chamberlain, Chilton, Clark,
i Colt,' Curtis,' Dillingham1. Du Pont,
EFall. Fernald.- Flf'tcher, Harding, Hard-
rick, Hitchcock. Violas, Hughes, Huit-
ln, . James. Jormson. Jones, Kern,
jleai Lee, Lewis. Lodge. McCumber,
McLean. Martin. Myers, Nelson, Nw
ladi, Oliver, Overman, -Owen. Page,
' f i'helan. Pittmap, Poindexter, Pomer-
fne, Randsdtill. Robinson, Saulsbury,
iShafrolh, gheppard. Sherman, Shields.
iSimmohs. Smith (Georgia). Smith
(Maryland, Smith (Michigan), Smith
(South -Carolina). Smoot, Sterllns,
Sutherland, Swanson, Thomas, Town-
send, Underwood, Wadsworth, Walsh,
warren. Watson, Williams.
The following senators, In addition
:to LlpDit, were absent:
Galllnffer. Gof f. Gore : and Rmith
t (Afliwia). .
f. Democratic leaders, at 9 o'clock, were
so .fearful the measure might fail of
paag that they began making of
sfr to the Republicans, in an effort to
reach ia common ground, i
S i Negotiations were started when U
'. bocame evident that certain Bepub-
leans would talk the bill to death If
tppsaibta. ; ,:
"J. Senator Stone concluded at 6:15.
after holding the floor four and a half
At once a futile atteihpt was made
to bring up the confereje report on
DEMURS TO AR MED SHIP BILL
l 7 I - m&M!m
- . Zr" 4
tinned. "I am not trying t force n
extra session. But it would be Pa
triotic thing to keep as here."
Jones voiced again the argument
that, bad the "president warxed Ame:i-f
can, off belligerent merchant ewp.
there would have been no uch4 sitv
atton as exists today. ' .
"We warned . ir citizens out . of
Mexico." J ones aaid. Why ba v w e
Four Bills Signed by '
Washington. -:Mareh 3. til, P.)--President,
Wilson tonight aigned th
legislative. executive and Judicial ao-
not warned them ff'teUlgerent ship-! proprlatloriTJaiUr thVU appropriating
ir we warn Americana not to. ; 125.000.000 or . the ourchase of the
Senator Stone of Missouri, who opposed passage armed ship meas
ure In lengthy address.
tne agriculture phi.
. t w tile
farmd ship bllL then ! endeavored.
through, a swift parliamentary stroke.
f final vote at 9 o'clock, j
1 . Senator Cummins objected.
- fTJien 10 o'clock," suggested Hitcli-
oeuaior morris oojeciea.
I J"Twelva , o'clock.
jCOCK. t :- I
i Senator, Gfonna demurred.
1 Gronna and Norrls then . alternated
in objecting until 4 o'clock was sug
geeted as a time for close of debate.
Norrls then announced he would ob
ject insetting any limit. to the debate.
Hitchcock then asked for unanimous
consent for a vote on the bill and the
amendments at midnight. Norrls ob
Would Tlk Bill to Beat.
'What T want to develop." said
Hitchcock, is ttie fact that there Is a
well organized filibuster against the
bill. Will the senator from Nebraska
"I will not," hotly retorted Iserria,
"but I will say that if I thought I
could talk this bill to death I would
Hitchcock then requested a vote at
, Impatient at the delay caused by the
long drawn out remarks of different
senators, the president spent a rest
less afternoon at-the White House. He
was In constant touch with develop
ments "on the hill."
At 4 o'clock, when a telephone in
quiry to his executive office disclos-Jd
the fact that no end of the discussion
appeared near, he left for a long walk
with Mrs. Wilson in a cold and dreary
drizzle. - .
President Binunii Vigil.
Tonight the president resumed his
vigil in his library at the White
House, keeping in constant communica
tion with ills lieutenants at tn cap
itol. Bitterness of administration leaders
at the White House was not concealed.
Friends and intimates of the presi
dent were unbridled Jn their denuncia
tion of the senate. action in debating
for nearly a weerfonhe power to pro
tect American rights. They drew a
gloomy picture -of the effect it has
created in the minds of European gov
ernments. That the president "will not fall to
grasp the opportunity to place re
sponsibility" for halting action on the
big supply bills, was emphatically de
The course which the president will
pursue was not disclosed, but thero
were some who believed that before
this session adjourned congress and
the country will hear, from the presi
dent on the present situation.
Stoa Explains Position.
There was a touch of the tragic in
the withdrawal of support by Senator
Stone, who has always stood staunch
ly by the president's side through
many bitter fights during the last
Stone himself referred to his posi
tion now and there Was a ' note of
Jeep regret in his voice as ''the first
disagreement he and the president
had bon unable to reconcile."
"If this were but a que&tion of faith
artd trust in him," Stone declared, I
would not hesitate.
"But." he added Oramatically, ?I
would not for a moment consider vot
ing such extraordinary powers into
the hands of any president, although
I would rather trust PresidentWlson
than the whole conclave of Jingoes in
and out of congress."
In opposing the granting of unlimit
ed powers to the president, Ston held
as aia man of the speakers, both
Republican and- Democratic that the
"armed neutrality" bill would actually
result is a state of war or. at la.st.
give the president authority to engage
iu iiuKUiii.es. ui atone, even though
speaking for hours and delaying action
on the measure, declared that while
he could not support the bill he would
not prevent its passage. x
. Sparring for everv minute of tim.
Senator Karris insisted that the re
quest ror a vote be made in writing,
"according to the rules," and placed
before the senate.
Senator Hughes Jumped into tha fray
at this point, and. hurrvlne t th.
clerk's desk, began, fillingout a writ
ten request ior tne vote at midnight,
While Hitchcock continued "(nrif.viinr
Cummins then came out Into the
ppen, declaring he. would ODCose any
and all attempts to apply a gag; He
didn't intend to "filibuster'' vha in
sisted, but demanded sufficient time
ur aucquilie OlSCUSSlOn. " i i
Hitchcock then withdrew his re
quest for an agreement, remarking
that he had "now found out Just who
... m vMy 19 UlUWinE 11113 ICglSia
Senator I.ane Enters Tight.
Senator Lane of Oregon, hurrying
from the rear of the chamber, took
exception to remarks made by Hltch-
COCK. ; r. , .
"Tour methods, in tryin o j force
passage on belligerent ships. Germany
will not sink American ships. But, oa!
Wast she willed. to "British ships
the slaughter will b terriJMe." j
Senator Chamberlai her endeavorcJ:
to obtain permission from Jones ta
eu spend debate and take up his mili
tary bill. '
Jones retorted : '. : .
"It the senator tries that,- he-'ll
merely t wasting time.--1
' Townsead Takes Tjp pebata.
"Jones dragged in the question of
Americans - "endangering the peace ?f
the country by exercising their, rights
of traveling on belligerent passenger
- "They hava those rjgbts. but they
should show their patriotism and re
train from exercising thenV'
Jones concluded after holding the
floor more than an hour. . .
Senator Townsend of Michigan, Re
publican. followed Jopes.
"At first,". Townsend said, "I be
lieved the president was asking; for
too much power. I have since been
convinced that he Is only -asking for
power that he already has." , "
While for the bill. TpwDsend crit
icised the handling of our - foreign
Danish West Indies and tha establish
ment of a government there, and the
pension appropriation bill.
A bUl also was signed Increasing
from 16.000,000 to 31S.OOa.000 the ap
propriation for the war risk Insurance
bureau of the. treasury department
Cersne report on . the. nary bill Just
passed by the bouse. - - .
The report was adopted, viva voce.
. It is now ready for the president's
signature. , .'. -" . . .
21,750 Off icers For
Reserves Are Sought
Washington. March 5 (L N. S.)
The war department issued a call to
night for 21.750 reserve officers of the
United States army. This number prob
ably will be secured within CO days,
the depatrment announced by the ap
pointment of at least SO reserve lieu-
The latter was introduced prior to I tenants and captains from each of the
the present crisis, which gave rise to
a resolution in congress for a bond is
sue of 3100,000,000 for the same pur
Both Houses Pass
Navy Increase Bill
Washington, March 3, ( V. P.) A
bill, appropriating $115,000,000 for the
peedy completion of navy ships au
thorized and building, and $35,000,001
for ' submarines,- was passed . by the
house tonight unanimously.
. It took 65 minutes of oratory to do
it at the rate of a little less thaa
$3,000,000 a minute,
Shortly after 1 o'clock the senat
this bill Is an Insult to every member
of the senate," snapped Lane. "I am
for this bill and will voto for it, but
I cannot approve of the methods you
are using to force a vote."
Senator Williams attempted to pour
oil on the troubled waters and Lane
calmed down after explaining that
his remarks were made in the heat of
argument and were not to be taken
Senator Sutherland of Utah then re
newed the deba'.e.
The opposition seemed to gain im
petus, further time being consumed,
when Senator Clark demanded a quo
rum roll call.
Senator La Follette demanded a quo
rum roll call.
Senator La Follette made his first
appearance shortly before 7 o'cloek,
entering the Republican cloakroom. He
refused -to bo Interviewed.
Secretary of the Treasury McAdoo,
one of the president's closest advisers,!
at this point went on the floor anq
slouched down in one of the lounges
at the rear of the senate chamber.
The president sent word ta Demo
cratic leaders, through Secretary Mc
Adoo, who has been on the senate
floor for hoyrs conferring wth Demo
crats, that neither side need have any
fear that he will precipitate actual
warfare -without first calling the new
congress together for consultation and
It became known that an organized
filibuster had been practically agreed
Upon. The leaders wereQronna, IS or
ris, Cummins and La Follette, with
some four or five "sympathisers" on
both sides. -
As the night wore on the filibuster
became more and more ominous and
,Ia Follette was endeavoring to get
'sympathizers" to talk, pending the
time for him to take the floor.
Chamber Xs Crowded.
Tonight's session of the senate was
attended with all the dramatics of a
war-time debate. The galleries were
ull to the limit. Washingtonlans
scrambled with thousands of inaugural
visitors for the publto seats.
The private galleries reserved for
the diplomatic corps, families and
friends of senators, and even that re'
served for the president's family, were
Lone lines stretched from every gal
lery entrance, undismayed by tne
crowd before the doors the waiters
had been there for houcs, some of
them others kept adding themselves
to the lines and were still there dose
Joas Joins Filibusters.
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senator Jones oz iiniiiin men i con h..
joineu me , ' by the president.
filibuster forces, demanding in an lm
passioned address "why is it that, (he
president of the United States wants
congress to get away from Washing
Mr. President!" he shouted, "that
is not the team work that the presi
dent speaks of. And, tf there were
ever a time the nation needed team
work, it is now. Does the president
think he can deal with, this situation
better than congress?
This is a time when the affairs of
the nation should not be left tq one
weak mortal, however brave he may be.
"This is the most momentous ques
tion that has confronted our nation
since 1861. There was no question
of the result of that conflict- There
was no doubt about the . result of the
If we do get into this war, no en
can tell-where it will lead. We don't
want to get into it the people don t
want to get into it,"
Jones demanded that in view of
the ' fact that responsibility of war
rests with congress, "we should spe
clfy just what we want him to do."
"If this act i aimed "at 'Germany,
let's say so," declared Jones, a 'If we
want war, let's say sol
-T)ita Kill QiithnrlvAfl iYta nraflMAnI
to commit acts of war. If we want
War, I- repeat, let's declare war.".
Jones Justifies T-oats' Tse, .
Senator Jon Justified Germany's
unrestricted submarine warfare, de
claring: "England would do the same
thing if she considered it necessary."
"Greece is neutral; she is not a bel
ligerent' Jones said, "yet England an J
France havs shown no more regard for
the rights of Greece than has Germany
shown for the rights of Americana,
Qreece is blockaded. - Her eltlsens are
being starved. England has - sunk
Greek sailing ships boats of a neutral
country, In brief, this shows' that war
is war." ' '
"But what has that ?9t to do wjth
Germany's killing off pur citizens and
Germany's sinking -r our ehipsf' asked
"How dare you Inject that Into this
argument?' Jones, demanded, with an
ger. "Does that question mean this
resolution is to be directed solely
against uermanyj trusv not.'?
... fou, have tjeen criticisjnjr now for
some time,? Interrupted Reed of Mls
Bpurt. r "I would have htm make con
structive suggestion a - to what we
oupht to do.". '
r Jones replied that would best ba an
swered by letting congress; stay - hare
i ts b at asMiataafis. : - . v .
suspended consideration of the arnu
"Our foreign relations have not been 1 neutrality biU to adopt th inaK co"
handled ' as they should have been, '
he said.' The president has not taken'
congress into his confidence as I feel
he should have. As an example, there
is the Zimmerman., note.
1 Sard wick Xatsrs pisenssion.
"I believe the president had this in.
formation for some time. lie did not
give it to the senate. Ws had to get ,
it from the press.' j
"But it would be unfortunate at this
time to gjve notice to the world that .
congress is net behind tne president.
"However, I would even now refuse
to vote these- powers to the president
if I thought he would not invoke them
against all the nations allke not only :
against Germany; j
"Neither do I think we would be Jus- '
tified in arming or convoying munition
ships to Germany's enemies." I
Mr. President, we should now assert i
once more ani for all time that we
will not consent to the murder of J
Americans on the high seas," said Sen
ator Hard wick, Georgia, following Sen
ator Townsend. r
"It is a matter of regret that the
congress s not solidly behind our pres
ident in upholding American right,
Bardwick openly hinted that ne
gotiations were in progress toward a
Would EUzsinato Monitioa fcTfcips.
"I hope, even now," he said, "that
some way may be found of passing
the bilL I trust it may be drafted in
some way to be satisfactory to all.
I believe that if Germany persists
in her policy of taking American lives
at sea, that nothing on this earth can
"If the issue' comes that American
ships are sunk wKen Jhey are known
to be American ships, America shall
fight if she is entitled to a place on
the map," Hardwick concluded. "Then
the country will rise up as one man.
There will be no north, no south, no
east, no west but all America."
' , Cummins here offered an amendment
to the bil providing- that the presi
dent shall at arm munitions ships and
specifying rthat the . bill Is directed
"There are senators." Cummins said,
"who believe we should have instantly
made war when Ufa Lusitanla was
Sunk. However monstrous Germany's
offense was, I am not one who be
lieves we should imperil the lives of
our millions for such an act.
War Power for Congress.
"However, if congress feels we should
declare war, I want to vote on a reso
lution of war n this body. We should,
if we want war, declare it so the world
will unmistakably know our stand.
"But we should not, iq indirect and
evasive manner, turn over to the prea-
J ident the powers of taking steps which
may wen ieaa to war.
"This is not because I distrust Wood
"I would as soon trust him as any
man who ever sat in the chair, but it
It is cowardly for congress to shirk the
duty of deciding' this question."
"Stand by the Ooyernment."
Cummins said the slogan should be: j
435 congressional districts.
Bone Dry Eesolution
Is Effective July 1
Washington. .March 4. XV. P.)
(Sunday.) Shortly after 5 o'clock this
morning the senate agreed to the Moon
resolution postponing the dat of ef
fectiveness of the Reed bono dry reso
lution -in tho postofflce appropriation
bill until July 1.
The house adopted tho resolution
District Dry" Bill Signed.
I Wnnhinrtnn. March S. (U. P.)
e I President Wilson signed the District
' 1 f Columbia prohibition bill just before
Steamship Drina Is
British' Toasal Aasonaoed as Ttetlm
of Balder; X.ater Beacbed Fort, but
Was Bunk n Xetora Trip. :
-Buenos Aires March 3. U. P.)
Agents of tho ' Royal Mail Steai
Packet company here today announced
tho sinking of the steamship prina by
"Bike Burglars" Also
Voiles BeUove They Xarro Caag Men
Who Xatared Some of Dr. Testoa
sad Took VhonofrapV Beoords. '
That the "bicycle burglars" arrest
ed Saturday are also the "musical
burglars" who robbed the home of Tr.
retiring at midnight.
a German submarine while on a voyage J Ralph Fenton at 283 Cornet! road.
. . The announcement stated - everyone
aboard tho vessei' was saved, but save
no details. .
Tho Drina. British, ship of 11,334
tons, was reported to- have been one
victim of the German cornftverce raid or
when that ship's activities was first
received, in Araerlca on January 18,
through United Press dispatches from
Rio de Janeiro. -Later slie entered a
South Amertcanr harbor. '. ,J
She was a steel screrr Vessel, reg
istered at Belfast, and was- built in
Open Bids Monday
Washington. March 3. (I. N. S.)
Bids for $15,000,000 worth of supplies
for the army will be opened next Mon
day at the quartermaster's depots n
Boston. Philadelphia, New York and
Chicago, it was announced this After
ameni other places, taking 6- grand
opera records, is the charge made by
the police. Search of the homes .of
Archie' McCoy and Elton Hitchcock,
the accused men, revealed the records
as well' as $300 worth of knitted goods
taken from the Portland Knitting com
pany and much other, loot.? .
McCoy, who is S3 years old and is
also known as Albert Johnson, spent
13 months in the Oregon penitentiary
for burglary. Hitchcock asserts. Mc- i
Coy. upon tile release, threatened to
kill him unle he again Joined him
in burglaries. The police believe Hitch
It is believed the youths are (ha ones
who tried to rob the home of Profes
sor H. H. Herdman, principal Of
Washington high school, at No. 275
Cornell road and who were frightened
away fey Professor Herdman. y .
f Inevery case In whlchthe boys are
sufe-peeted of taking part, menwere
seen riding bicycles near the place
burglarized or bicycle tracks were seen
leading from the houe.
Most of the stolen .good were con
cealed at the home of Hitchcock. .
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He said thers havs been more Amer
ican ships sunk by British mines than
by Gsrman submarines,
"However." he said, "although Brit
sin has violated all international law,
X agree that does not mitigate Ger
many's atrocious warfare against the
'I would expect American ships to
sink a German submarine on sight, had
"Destruction of German submarines
on sight," exclaimed Cummins, "in
View of all -that has gone before, will
meet the undivided approval of all
"If Germany considers this an act of
war," ha continued, "we must meet her
as strong, brave men. There should be
no desire to evade tha issue."
Consideration of the agricultural bill
sidetracked the neutrality bill at 1:90
a- m., but parliamentarian said this
would not affect th general situation.
Ordinarily the agricultural bill would
havs been brought up ty "unanimous
consent.' and when work thereon was
done, the neutrality bill would auto
matically cams up again and, as it was,
tha agricultural measure was brought
up On a "motion to consider" it and
the neutrality biU will be i considered
further by another? motion later.
The only effect -of the situation Is
that It gives opportunity for addition!
Pension Bill Passes
Washington. March 3. After many
years of defeat, the Indian War Vet
eran pension JUl went to victor today,
when the house agreed to all amend
ments made by the senate. .
. The bill grants pensions to survivors
of Jodiwi wars fine, the Civil wr,
wher th sarvlcs equaled 20 4ays or
comprised any complete campaign, and
permits proof to bo road frorq stats
or tentorial archives. The latter pro
vision, involving principally the Mor
bob fighters In Utah, caused a dead?
iock m me canierence committee since
last May, t ; . ..V, . . . .
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qermatu Ret nse.
" Amsterdam, March 3. U. P.) -Ths
Widows and Orphans Relief society In
Berlin nas re r used to accept an Amer
ican fund of half a million marks left
ty Ambassador Oerard for distribution,
SfoordiBfj to dispatches trooa Barlia io-
Hugro Carpet Sweeper at $7.50
Pay 75c now and 50c a week for this Hugro Cornbination Vacuum
Carpet Sweeper. It will pay for its self in not wearing out your
carpets, as some sweepers do. There are a dozen exclusive
MnMMaaaBMWBMaMK. ieatures to in nugro wuivu mui uc
(' -1 fl seen to be appreciated. Come In and
ask for a free demonstration.
Pay 50c a Week
$10.00 9x12 Bristol $7 OC
Art Rugs, Special for P I OcJ
.These splendid rugs come in a magnificent
variety of designs and colors all good
and many entirely new and -exclusive here.
b e d r ofi m s.
they are now made
in designs suitable
for, and extensive
ly used in dining
and li vine-rooms.
These values are exceptional chooseearly n order to Secure best
choice. Ou-oMown folks please write us quick.
Fay 85c Now - 50c a Week
Your Credit Is Good
Yon can furnish your home here and save on the
first cost, 'and pay the bill in. weekly or monthly
sums to suit your income. In a surprisingly short
time you'll have your furnishings paid for, Pon't
hesitate to ask for credit at Edwards it U cheer
fully and jraclously extended.
Edward's Is the Exclusive
Portland Agent for
Royal Push Button Chairs
Did you see the ?oyal push Putton Chair
advertised in the Ladies' Home Journal?
Edwards show t full line of the Royal chairs
see them when down town next time.
J Exchange Department
The exchange department offers rqany
saving opportunities. Besides goods
in exchange, tbU department also sells
damaged and shop-wefn stock" at VTesf B
v aoout nan tut article's real wont. ,
This Is the range with a hundred
distinctive features. AH simple ta
understand and appreciated upon
explanation, which we are pkascd -to
do at any time y6u 4esire to call.
The top. of the Monarch Malleable
Range is of blued steel and requires--no
blacking.- The Monarch is a r
great fuel economizer. Pay5,QO a
month, , .
A OOD L. ACS TO TBAD
Out - of-Town Folks
Qut-of-town folks order your spring housefurnlih
ings early. Our new catalog is about ready for the
mail and you will find a copy a great convenience
in making your selections Write today for a copy. '
Remember, your-credit, too, is good buy now!
pay later. J -
Babies are not overlooked at Edwards. Tivero
.are chairs, cribs, beds, . etc., in variety ani'
abundance. Whatever yon want for baby's
room you'll find it here. X .
Our new Spring Draperies are different
In design and coloring. Whether 'you
expect to recurtain bedroom or two
or the entire house; inspect our Draper
ies. We know that we can save yoa
money. Use your credit. . . . - . .
"W) ought to b hsr" Jones Ma-