ELECTRIC MOTORS Bought, SoM, Renter) and Reoatr WALKKK ELKCTHIO WuKKS Buranide, cor. 10th. fort 'and. Or REDUCED FREIGHT BATEC To and from all pointB on hous-hoid euoU, pi and and automobitea. Information cneertuliy fivn Portland. Or.' o Oregon Vulcanizing Compas moved to 333 io ii7 Uurnaida St., Hol land. Ore. Laivjst Tire Repair Pia, in the Northwest. Country aervica specialty. Use Parcel Post. Irrigation Systems Pipe. Flume, Pumns, Gates Weirs, Tanks, Troughs, Silos. We spe cialize on Irrigation and Drainage Work- A. L GAGE & SON 303 Spalding Bldg. Portland, Ore WORLD'S DOINGS OF CURRENT WEEK RAILROADS TRYING TO AVERT FREIGHT BLOCKADE IN CHICAGO From All Around the Earth. UNIVERSAL HAPPENINGS IN A NUTSHELL SHIP Veal, Pork, Beef, Poultry, Butter, Eggs and Farm Produce , to the Old Reliable Everdlnff house with record of 45 years ot Square Dfulinw, mij be assured of TOP MARKET PRICES. F. M. CRONKHITE 45-47 Front Street Portland, Oregon Vanished Simplicity. "What's all this talk about a full dinner pail?" asked the woman with a positive manner. "Why," replied the campaigner, ") am endeavoring to call your attention to the advantage of an abundant noon day lunch." "Well, I'll have you to understand that my husband doesn't expect me to fix up any lunch for him to oaTy around. Dinner pail, Indeed! When the whistle blows at noon he eats a! a cafe, where he has all the luxuries, Including the privilege of tipping the waiter." Washington Star. Chicago Heads of the operating de partments of railroads entering Chi cago were Tuesday working tooth and nail to avert a freieht blockade which Brfpf RPSUITIP (if fiPllPral NPWS threatening because of an actual car shortage. On the Erie railroad traffic became so heavy that freight solicitors were transferred from their departments and sent out as scouts through each yard to find every available empty car for use in moving shipments now on hand, The freight movement east of Chi- Live News Items of All Nations and cae was more critical than the west ern, but tramc managers or tne west ern roads also announced they were be ing pushed for cars, due to a steadily increasing volume of business, On the New York Central lines an official announced that a large force of Mr. nim, Bnnnin.iiH. tho TWriah men was taxen on to act as car agents, actress, who has appeared many times mey were to nna an empty cars, on the American stage, died in London well,as a11 loaded oneB' BtandlnK on the Wednesday. tra8- . .. ' HO (LIB OG1IU1UK vlli U1UU UUV B vwn Three men entered the Bromide, to visit the shimmers personally and to UKia., fjtate bank, tied tne cashier to a8ic them to make every effort torn tne aoor 01 tne sate ana escaped witn ioa(j their cars immediately upon re- $duuu, all the money they could hnd. ceiving them," he said, Th TT. 5?. RnnrcmB court, has con. "The shippers are working with us BRnrorl tn rouinw Wr nf r.h Inwitr as much as possible, but in some cases Forlornl crolrra nrrWino- rloncrtntinn vf they haven't facilities tO Unload the SK Hinrlna frcm Snn Frnnciacn who Cars 88 quickly BS W6 Would wish. were ill and likely to become public "The railroads charge a demurrage charges. on standing cars, but this does not , amount, to nearly as uiucu no mey A tiritisn BUDmarine operating in cm,A apt h keenino- the cars rollinc tne Nortn oea reports tnat sne nreu Should Protect Bats. Cincinnati, O. Charles A. R. Camp bell of San Antonio, Tex., pleaded for the life of the bat at the closing ses sion of the annual convention of the American Public Health association on Friday. Campbell said it is known that the bat feeds almost exclusively on mosquitoes, and for that reason should be protected, as mosquitoes spread .malaria. He advocated that laws be passed by the various states prohibiting the killing of bats. Just Curious. Hotel Attendant Get your head out of the elevator shaft. What's the matter with you? ' Uncle Eben Just' a minute, son. There's a fellow Just made an ascen sion In that durn thing and I'm going to watch him make the parachute drop. Puck. DO YOU FEEL BILIOUS? IS YOUR APPETITE POOR? IS YOUR DIGESTION WEAK? Pacific Northwest Condensed for Our Busy Readers. torpedoes at a German battleship of the dreadnaught type Wednesday, making a hit. The amount of damage inflicted is not known. Fire in the Midway district at St. Paul, Wednesday destroyed telephone poles valued at from $600,000 to $700, 000 belonging to the Valentine-Clark company. Eight fire companies from Minneapolis and St. Paul fought the flames. Prosser. Wash August Swanson, a Horse Heaven farmer Wednesday shot dom of Poland, and re-established the himself in the head to cure a tooth- right of the Polish nation to control its ache. His condition is serious. He own destinies, to live an independent bought the revolver four years ago national life and to govern itself by when he saw a neighbor ill, declaring chosen representatives of the nation. A few days ago a folish delegation had called upon the Imperial Chancel lor. Dr. von Bethmann-Hollweg. Its Austria-Hungary and Germany Re-establish Kingdom of Poland Berlin "Polish provinces occupied by troops of the central powers," says the Overseas News agency, "were the scene Tuesday of a great and momen tous historic event. Germany and Austria-Hungary, by joint action, pro claimed Warsaw and Lublin the king- that he would never suffer that way. Ben Hogan, former prizefighter, who once fought Tom Allen for the heavy weight championship of America and lost, left an estate valued at $58,000. Hogan, who died several days ago, for years conducted a souphouse and lodg ing place for "down and outs" on the West Side, Chicago. members were representative Poles of all classes, all parties, all ranks of so ciety and all creeds. They transmit ted to the German government the wishes of the Polish nation, which now have been granted to them. 'Thus the ancient kingdom of Po- zTRY HOSTETTER'S Stomach Bitters Peddler Got Even. "Now, what do you want?" asked the sharp-tempered woman. "I called to see if I could sell you some bakin' powder, ma'am," said the seedy gentleman with the staggering whiskers. "Well, you can't sell no bakin" pow der here, and I ain't got no time to waste on peddlers, anyway." " "Come to think of it, ma'am," said the seedy gentleman, as he fastened his bag, "I wouldn't care to sell you any powder. This poky little kitchen of yours is so low in the ceilin' that the bread wouldn't have no chance to riBe." Philadelphia Public Ledger. A French battalion arrived at Kate- land, from which in the past came nna, Ureece, Sunday to occupy tne famous rulers liKe tne jageuones t town. It is believed that the Greek dynasty founded by Jagello, which and Venizelists troops will depart im- reigned in Poland from 1386 to 1572), mediately and thus solve the embar- and glorious soldiers like the great rassing situation which has arisen as a Sobieski (John III, king of Poland in result of the conflict between the roy- 1674-1696) is now resurrected. The alists and Venizelists. Poles are free from Russian oppres sion; no more to be trodden under the heels of the Cossacks. The liberty that had been destroyed a century ago NEWS LTEMS Of General Interest About Oregon Crime Decreasing in Oregon Declares Warden of State Pen Salem "Statistics of this institu tion during the current calander year warrant the belief that crime in Ore gon is Bteadily . decreasing, and that the number of commitments to the penitentiary may be materially re duced during the next few years," says Warden John W. Minto in his bi ennial report to the state board of con trol. Speaking of the reformation of pris oners, the report Bays that 75 per cent of them can be reformed and the re maining 25 per cent "are criminals by nature, training and inclination, and that "their entire lives will be spent either in some penal institution or dodging one." The 75 per cent sus ceptible to reformation are "unfortun ate victims of passion, financial diffi culties, careless raising, unfavorable environment and weakness in the face of temptation," says the report. The segregation of prisoners is recommended. ; Car License Cards Issued. Salem To the 40,000 motor vehicle owners and chauffeurs of Oregon, Sec retary of State Olcott has mailed ap plication blanks for registration for the year 1917. A transmittal card with the horsepower of each machine, figured according to the Oregon law, was inclosed with each application, and also a notice requesting owners not to ask for the assignment of any certain number. The attempt to accommodate those who have wished for the same number each year, as well as those asking for specified numbers, has proven unsatis factory and impracticable," said Sec retary Olcott, "and therefore requests of this nature will receive no atten tion this year." Apples Wait for Cars. Hood River With immediate orders for 400 carloads of apples and without a single refrigerator car available Wednesday, officials of the Apple growers' association declare that the apple market situation is being seri ously affected by the car shortage. The local storage terminals are fast filling up with apples, and unless cars are available soon growers will prob ably be filling the basements of local business houses with boxed apples. "It has been reported that refriger ator cars have been used to transport wheat. We are investigating to find whether or not this is true," said Wil mer Sieg, salesmanager of the apple- growers. NORTHWEST MARKET REPORTS: GENERAL CROP CONDITIONS Portland Wheat Bluestem, $1.59; fortyfold, $1.63; club, $1.50; red fife, $1.50; red Russian, $1.45. Oats No. 1 white feed, $34.00. Barley No. 1 white feed, $37. Flour Patents, $8.20; straights, $7.00 7.40; exports, $7.00; valley, $7.70; wholewheat, $8.40; graham, $8.20. Millfeed Spot prices: Bran, $23.60 24 per ton; shorts, $25.6026; rolled barley, $39.6041.50. Corn Whole, $48 per ton; cracked, $49. Hay Producers' prices: Timothy, Eastern Oregon, $1720 per ton; tim othy, valley, $1516; alfalfa, $15 16.50; valley gram hay, $1316; clover. $12.60. Butter Cubes, extras, no bid. Job bing prices : Prints, extras, 371c per pound; butterfat, No. 1, 87c; No. 2, 35c, Portland. Eggs Oregon ranch, current re ceipts, 4445c per dozen; Oregon ranch, candled, 4B46c. Poultry Hens, 1316c; springs, 15 16c; turkeys, live, 22 24c; ducks, 1317c; geese, 10llc. Veal Fancy, 1010sc per pound. Pork Fancy, 12c per pound. Vegetables Artichokes, 75c$l per dozen; tomatoes, 75c$1.25 per crate; cabbage, $1.251.50 per hundred; pep pers, 67c per pound; eggplant, 6 8c; lettuce, $2.25 per box; cucumbers, $11.50; celery, 6075c per dozen; pumpkins, lc per pound; squash, 1 lie Potatoes Oregon . buying price, $1.40 1.50 per hundred, country points: sweets, $2.252.60. Onions Oregon buying price, $2.35 per sack, country points. Green Fruits Apples, new, 50c$2 per box; pears, $1.001.25; grapes, 75c $1.75; casabas, 11c; cranber ries. $9.50(3)10 por barrel. . Hops 1916 crop, 1012c per pound. Wool Eastern . Oregon, fine, 23 26 coarse, 3032c; valley, 33c. Mohair 40c per pound. Cascara Bark Old and new, 61c per pound. Cattle Steers, prime, $6.407.00; good. $6(3)6.40: common to fair, $6 5.75; cows, choice, $5.506; medium to good. $4.5005; ordinary to fair, $3.50f(4: heifers. $45.25; bulls, $3 (514.25: calves, $4(0)7.50. Hogs Prime, $9.259.60; good to prime mixed, $8.259; rough heavy, S88.25; pigs and skips, WMti.Zb, Sheen Lambs, $88.75; yearlings, wethers, $77.50; old wethers, $6.25 6.50; ewes, $55.50. FEWER PEOPLE GROWING OLDER The Public Health Service reports that more people live to the age of forty years to-day, but from forty to sixty yean mortality is increasing from degenerative diseases. Thousands of well-informed men and women to-day are learning the true value of 1 0 e&evii.vi. OF NORWEGIAN COD LIVER OIL as a powerful blood-enricher and strength-builder to ward off the headaches and backaches that mean weakness. SCOTT'S helps fortify the body againit grippe, pneumonia and weakening colds, through its force of medicinal nourishment Eefuse Alcoholic Extracts That Do Not Contain Cod Lirer OIL Scott Bowie, Bloomfield. N. J. " TREES SKIPPED ANYWHERE FREIGHT PAID Small orderi as well as bio-. Ornamentals, Fruit Trees, Etc. Hardy and guaranteed. Largest Nursery between Rockies and Cascades. 14th Year. 15,000 Orders Last Year. tub Hum; IMS rrev unwillliu Vll is w saw a ww- -yr Consulting Dictionary Reversible Error. The Court of Civil Appeals of Texas does not seem inclined to recognize Messrs. Johnson, Webster, Funk & Wagnalls et al lexicographers, as in any wise Inspired or otherwise gifted with infallibility. In Corpus Cnrlstl St. & Interurban Ry. Co. v. Kjellberj, 185 Southwestern Reporter, 4du, the learned court hold it reversible error for a judge to Bend his jury a diction ary. The opinion was by ny, u. J., and reads in part as follows: "After the definition of the word 'produced' had been given as 'the proximate cause of, It Beems that the jury knew no more what 'proximate' means than what 'produced' meant, so tho officer in charge was sent to the court to obtain a Webster s Dictionary, and tne court ordered the dictionary to be furnished the Jury, and it was furnished, and they used it in the privacy of the jury room. What the jury obtained from that stupendous work, filled with in conceivable words and maxims and aphorisms, no one knows. No book should be consulted by a jury in ar riving at a verdict, and especially one that defines and treats on everyttnng expressed by the English language. No maker of dictionaries Btiould ever bo allowed to define legal terms to a jury, unless such definitions go through the modium of the trial judge, the only one authorized by law to give definitions and explanations to a Jury," WHY BE AN INVALID? The rhilHpn System of stoppinff sympa thetic nerve-waste, the cause of Chronic Disi'aae, is without an equal. It itopi that wan to of vital energy, harmonizes your vital forces and transforms you into a new being. It is the scientific application of nature's law-assisting nature in nature's own way. The mviy chronic invalids r tored to health i-y it atteat ita superior ity. For full particulars call on or write DR. R. A. Phillips, ALISHT BLDQ., Portland, Oregon Sir Ernest Shackleton, Antarctic ex plorer, arrived in San Francisco Tues- J 1 4-l. n Ana. uay b u will tana uaosaKo iui nuo- . ..j traliaonhisway to the South Polar " Ru88,lan ".W. 'I regions to rescue 10 men of his ship- The rule of the knout has been abol ished. Poland has been given back to Western civilization." British Warn Mexico Against Ger many Getting Aid for Submarines wrecked expedition there. With Shackleton is Captain Frank Worsley, of New Zealand, captain of the wreck ed Polar ship Endurance. Dashing, uncontrolled, down the ten- mile grade of the new Portage branch of the Pennsylvania railroad near Hol- iiuBjBuuiB, x, - Mexico City The Mexican govern- train oi ou cars crasneo inio lour iigni ment hg8 been notified by the British engines standing near New Portage amba8Bador at Washington of the pres Junction. Four railroad men were encJ of German submarineg in the Gulf killed, two are missing and three were rf Mexic0 Rnd ha8 been warned that injured, one of them seriously. the aUie8 wiu take ..draBtic measures" Villa bandits have captured Torreon if the undersea craft receive aid from and are carrying on their campaign of Mexican ports or sources. This infor- terror which marked the Villistas' oc- mation was made public Tuesday night cupancy of other cities recently, ac- by Foreign Minister Aguilar, who is. cording to arrivals at El Paso, Tex., sued the text of a note received from Wednesday from the interior. Three the British ambassador through United Torreon merchants, who attempted to States Secretary of State Lansing and send their goods out of the city, were Charge d'Affaires Charles B. Parker. put to death by Villa's order, the ref- The British note demands a strict ugees say. censorsnip oi tne Mexican wireless ana says that any failure to maintain tne The farewell gift of the women of Mevir-An neutrality will he attended bv j-t i . r-. y-i ti I uanaoa io we uucness oi onnaugnt, d;saBtrous results. amounting to $52,975, was cabled to London Friday. The gift will be ap- Washington, D. C -The American plied to the Duchess of Connaught's government has informed the de facto prisoners of war fund in compliance government of Mexico that precautions Why Suffer With Backache, " letter Telia of Long-loeked-for Pretcrivticiu Dear Jlaulcrsll I can do any jood la the world for others. I wish to do it, and I feel that it U niv duty to wrlto about the wondenul results I received from the use of " Anurie." I was suilering from kidney and bladder tronbM, scalding urine, backache and rheumatism, and feet and ankles swelled no that at times I could not walk without assistance. Had taken several different kinds oi kidney remedies but all failed. I sent for a box of Dr. Plerco'a newest dis covery, "Anurie," which 1 received by mall In tablet form. I soon got better and am convinced that thU popular new mrdlcine is good. I wish to rec ommend it to my neighbors and every body suiferiDK from such troubles. Mrs. M. J. SAJtQUST. Notes. You've all undoubtedly heard of the famous Dr. Pierce and his well known medicicos. Well, this prescrip tion is one that has been successfully used for many years by the physicians and specialists at Dr. Pierce's Invalids' Ilotol and Surgical Institute, of Buffalo, N. Y., for kidney complaints, and dis eases arising from disorders of the kid neys and bladder, such as backache, weak back, rheumatism, dropsy, conges tion of the kidneys, inflammation of the U adder, scalding urine, and urinary tmnhlMl. Up to "this time, Anurtc his not Deen on sate to ma puunc, uut uj uia persuasion of many patients and the Inrrvajwl demand for this wonderful healing Tablet, Doctor Pierce has finally decided to put it Into the drug stores of this country within Unmodiaui reach of all stiff ire rs. Blmply ask for Doctor Pierce's Anurie Tahlflu. There can be no imitation. Every package of "Anurie Is sure to be Dr. Pierce's. You will find the signature nq the package jnt at you do on Dr. Monw's Favorite Presort u'Jon. the ever- famnna friend to ailing women, and Dr. Pierce's Oold(n Medical Discovery, proven by years to be the greatest jen eral tonic aixl reconetrtictor for any one. UUtd LvUi U.J UvW-mai'jr kouwu. Entire Fruit Pack is Sold. Brownsville The canenry of the Linn and Benton Fruit Growers' asso ciation, located here, has sold the en tire pack of this season and all the old stock except a few black cherries. The goods are commanding the best ice Bince the establishment of the plant in 1906. They are loading cars to the limit of their capacity, some times putting in 100,000 pounds, be cause of the scarcity of cars. The cannery has packed about 1Z.000 cases this season, and contemplates putting up 8000 or 4000 more. Clean Bill Given Camp. North Bend Dr. Ira B. Bartle, who was requested by the state health au: thiorities to examine -the Buehner Lum ber Company's logging camp at Alle ghany and determine whefher it was in an insanitary condition as reported to the health authorities by a logger, he said in part: "The men employed at the camp had no complaint to make on the charges contained in the letter of criticism; the bunkhouses are large and well ventilated, bug proof, of steel, and the kitchen was clean, while the food was wholesome. with her request. should be taken to prevent any viola tion of Mexico's neutrality by opera tion of belligerent submarines within its territorial waters or the establish ment of a submarine base on the Mex ican coast. The information was con- The car shortage on the Portland di vision of the Southern Pacific company this Week was reported as 2777, ex ceeding all previous records Bince the situation in vregon uecamo acUlK. n.c , - rUnorfmont r,ffiMl irl i - - c. ... onoo Vi n i j i " 1 , U1UC D """" "" in a wholly friendly spirit and not at empty cars avaiiaoie were 011rTOK:lnn nf - " . the entente Steven Zagar, 23 years old, member powerB. nt f Via rtn'7Qt Kontrinor firm nf Jnhn I Zaear & Co.. was shot and probably Prison Reformer to Tour, wounded fatally by Frank. Cviich, a New xoric i nomas raott usDorne, clerk. Cviich, who was arrested, told former warden of Sing Sing prison, the police that he shot .agar because min mBi.0 . . n tne United States the latter accused him of stealing. : . -ountrv-wide camnaien for "pris- -pt,-i:ti..i . Kii; t,i,.i on reform and the furtherance of in manV parts of Australia as a result self-governmeut principle in prison of the defeat of the conscription mean- management, .t w '""lew x u-i- u i.. .j.,,, day. The campaign will be under the Premier Hughes declined to discuss i.- ". - the political situation, but intimated Py. r. "u"r"B- " . that parliament would meet shortly. .- -" every state of the Union to explain The wiH of Mrs. Marie Zinsser, of the systems that have been introduced New York, bequeaths $10,000 to each in Sing Sing and Auburn prisons. of her granddaughters, when they learn the art of cooking. Winter Hats Army-Like, T.ittlo KarWino Tlnvlfl in vr nlrl. New York To please American of Portland, who ran away from home women, who demand hats in harmony to avoid a scolding, Was found asleep witn tne pairiuuc apirit, or tue unien, under a search. doorstep, after three days' Wheat Buyers Draw Out for Lack of Freight Cars P'ckage, Portland The larger wheat buyers have withdrawn from the market and say they will do no more buying until they can get cars, regardless of whether the market advances or de clines. OrderB from Eastern mills for wheat are coming along strong, but are being turned down, as there is no immediate prospect of moving the wheat that has already been bought, It is estimatd that not over 20 per cent of the crop has been shipped to date, although the farmers have dis posed of close to 80 per cent, lhe remaining 60 per cent has been Bold to Eastern millers or to foreigners, but it is still here. Farmers are Bhowing a disposition to meet the market now, but find buy ers are not plentiful. At the Mer chants' Exchange bids were reduced 3 to 5 cents, but there were no Bales, Oats were unchanged and feed barley was 50 cents lower. Considering the channels through which the Northwestern crop is mov ing this year, business on the local ex change in the month of October might be called ouite active. The October sales were 95.000 bushels of wheat, 400 tons of oats, 100 tons of barley and 500 tons of millfeed, of a total value of $165,300. In October last year the board sales were 140,000 bushelB of wheat and 800 tonB of oats, of a total value of $153,700. "Anurie" cures Backache, Lumbago, Rheumatism. Send 10c. Dr. V. M. Pierce, Buffalo, N. Y., for large trial Try this easy way to heal your skin The first use of Reilnol Ointment and Retlsol Soap usually stops all ilching and burping era nwltes your tortured skin leel cool and comfortable at last. Won't ym try the easy Reslno! way to Mai eczema or similar aktn-erup-tionsf Soldbyalldrugitiats. fliisTrTil ., ,ULj - - A Moral Lesson. At the end of a South Carolina col ored meeting it was decided to take up a collection for charity. The ctmir man passed the hat hlmBelf. He drop ped a dime in it for a nest egg. Well, every rlglit nanu mere enter ed that hat, and yet, at the end, when the chairman turned the hat over and shook It, not as much as his own con tribution dropped out. Fo' de lan's sake! he cried. Alis eben los' de dime Ah stahted wlv! All the rows of faces looked puzzled. Who was the lucky man? Finally the venerable Calhoun White summed up the situation. Breddern," he said solemnly, rising from his seat, "dar 'pears ter be a great moral lesson roun' heah sonie- whar. Case and uomment. One on the Judge. It is sometimes possible for a law yer to prove that his opponent is th wiser man, as is evidenced in thlB case. A police magistrate - in Cleveland was disposing of cases at the rate -ot about two a minute, with great exact ness and dignity, being judge,. Jury, and attorney all in one. "Then you are sure you recogniit this linen coat as the one Btolen from you?" he said to a complainant. "Yes, your honor." "How do you know it is yours?" I'You can see that it is of a pecu liar make, your honor," replied the witness. "That is the way I know it" "Are you aware, sir," shouted the justice, turning to a closet back of him and producing a Bimllar coat, "that there are others like it?" "Indeed I am," replied the witness still more placidly. "I had two stolen." Case and Comment. A Mollycoddle. "Did vou see that?" yelled the ex- cited man in the Panama hat. "That robber of an umpire calls Gilllgan out at third and Rafferty never came with in a foot of touchin' him." It looked that way to mo, too, ad mitted the man hesldo him, "Still, 1 dare Bay the umpire could see the play better from where ho was than we could from up here." "Ah, go on home! retorted the oili er, savagely. "You ami got no uum nosfl goiii' to a ball game. You're one of these blamed pacifists, that's what you are!" Now York Tunes. me to Dr. Pierce Invalids' Ho tel. Buffalo, for lame trial package oi 'Anurie for kidneys, cures backache. A new offensive was opened Friday against the Austrians by the Italian forces, the war office announces. Ad- leading milliners of this city are fol lowing the military mode in creating a design suitable for winter wear. The chic steel helmet effect, turbans and pompoms, reminiscent of the trenches and worn by many fashionable women, vances have been scored at some are be superseded by the more uti li- points, and so lar 4 lil prisoners nave tarian Texan sombrero in a smaller been taken. desien. closely resembline the cam- : i .1 tt:...j c .. . rj i"! J 1 .. ! I imiKil UBb UJl Lilt? UUIiQU UWWD 1.1 Cuba, is leading his opponent by 900 r ire swept tne DUSiness section OI o.n Francisco A municinal street- Donnelly, Minn., early Friday, causing chalied by iu moU)TmAn arKi the damage estimated at JoOU.ouo Deiore ,uperlntendent of the lines, dashed being subdued Dy firemen iron) otner down , bin ioT five blocks here Tues- cities. Only five business establish- day injuring three persons slightly ments escaped the .flames. and spreading panic among the other The British government, ft' is an- passengers. The conductor finally nounced, will turn over to Chile five stopped it by struggling through the American-built submarines as eompen- car and operating the hand brakes. sation on account of the delay in the delivery of dreadnoughts which were contracted for in England by Chile. The injured, leaped from the careening car while men passengers tussled with women to prevent them jumping. Fall Fishing Not Good. Marshfield The fall fishing season has been admittedly short in all the Coast section about here, and several canneries have released thoir Chinese crews, owing to a lack of business. The silverside run is not half what it commonly is, since there were no rains to flush the streams and invite the fish from the ocean. The Tenmile Lake and Creek run has not occurred as yet, and silversides are expected to fill Ten mile Creek when the rains commence. The catch there is sometimes as high as 3000 daily. Polk Road Body Forms. Dallas The Polk County Road Builders' association was organized in Dallas recently. The association is composed of three delegates from each of the road districts of the county. Every road district was represented, there being 67 accredited delegates in attendance. A permanent organiza tion was perfected with the object of recommending to the county court each year necessary road improvement and repairs in order that the court may be aided in making tip its budget. Phone Line is -Proposed. Bend A proposal that an effort be made to connect the towns of Bend and Burns by telephone was made at the meeting of the, Commercial club here recently by J. E. Weston, man ager of the Inter-Mountain Telephone & Telegraph company, of Burns. Mr, Weston estimated that the coat of the work would be $12,000. The present lines of communication i are by way of Baker and Portland. The matter has been tali en up by the club's transportation committee. Potato Yield Is Heavy. Aurora Potatoes and hops have come in so plentiful for storage that practically every stontroom in town is full, while the difficult)' in obtaining cars renders it almost; impossible for buyers to make further purchases ex cept for future delivery. The yield and quality of the potatoes in this sec tion is better than for years and li tne car shortage does not interfere with the sale of them, there it every pros pect of a rich harvest. Strong Turkey Market Predicted. Portland A strong market for Thanksgiving turkey is predicted by T. G. Farrell, who says : " We believe that there is an aver age crop of turkeys tnis xaii, not a verv big one. but a good average crop, Conditions are pretty good, men are pretty well employed, and prices on all Age-Heraiu commoditieB are high, we, tnereiore, predict that there will be a very tine price for fancy dressed turkeys, geese and ducks for the Thanksgiving traue, There have been a few marketed al ready for early shipment to remote points, Alaska,- Manila, etc. iney were srood and sold well, 2727Jc. We believe that fine goods on the Thanksirivine market will bring thl much and perhaps more. "There will be a good demand also for fine dresesd geese and ducks. Chickens on the Thanksgiving market are generally poor sellers; they will be wanted later. A Sympathetic Son. "When I was at your age," remark ed Mr. Grabcoln, "I nover had as much as a dollar at one time for spending money." Poor old dad!" repnou young ucgi- nald drabcoln. "When 1 near you make a remark like that I feel us If It were my. duty to take you out to a cabaret with me some night and make you enjoy yourself." Birmingham Pensions for Ro-marrled Widows. The remarrlt-il widows (if row a widow) of Ovfl War Union Bokliers, sailors and marines may now secure pension on the service of tho first (Civil War) husband. Fee fixed by Inw and continft-ent upon success. Over 85 years experience, Taber & Whitman Co. Washinnton, I). C. His Choice. "Where Is your lawyer?" inquired the judge. "I have none," responded the prison er; "haven't any money." "Do you want a lawyer?" asked the judge. "Yns, your honor." "There Is Mr. Smith, Mr, Brown and Mr. Green," suld the judgo, pointing to three young attorneys waiting, briefless and breathless, for something to turn up, "and Mr. Alexander Is out In the corridor." Tho prisoner eyed the budding at torneys and, after a critical survey, said: "Well, I guess I'll take Mr. Alex ander." Titbits. An Innovation Approved. "I understand that owing to possi ble paper shortage thu use of the slate and pencil Is to be revived." "flood idea!" suld the statesman. "It will make it easier to express myself without creating a record that may Involve future embarrassment." Washington Star. Petty Arithmetic. "I suppose you always looked out for number one?" said the admiring friend. "No, sir," replied Mr. DuBtin Stax. "A mun who confines himself to such a Binnll figure as No. 1 is likely to get left out of the big calculations that go with modern affairs." Wash ington Star. An Air Castle. "How ahont that concrete house you were figuring on building?" "It Is still In the abstract" Boston Transcript. Potatoes and Onions Advancing, Portland There has been, no change in the potato situation, so far as get ting out shipments is concerned. Trad ers hope for relief soon, though they do not sav where it will come from. The market is on a firm basis and buy ers auote up to $1.50 for the best grades. On the street Oregons are jobbing at $1.75. Onions are firmer at f 2.3G. country points. Jobbers for a time quoted $3, but were unable to move Btock at over i. lo. mere is a very fair trade in apples, at steady prices. Erudite Language. "What are you doing with that dic tionary?" "I gotta little Bpare time now," re plied the umpire, "I'm just looking up a few of them names the Boston highbrow rooters called me." Louis ville Courier-Journal. S-.,-. Granulated Eyell-s. 53 IT C Ey inflamed by eipo. V sure to Sua. Dull and EIA quickly relieved by Barlst Vfiti a.eBuoBuIy. NoSmartinr. J )u,t Eye Comfort. At Your DrusR.ki' 50c per Bottle. Marls. EjJ SlvinTube25c. ForBaokollheEyefreeuk Druggists Br Murine Eye Remedy Co., CUctfO P, N. U. No, 40, ISIS Lumber Shipments Computed. Astoria, Or. During the month of October, 28 vessels loaded at the mills in the Lower Columbia River district and thier 'combined cargoes amounted to 25,199,747 feet of lumber. 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