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T H U R S D A Y NO VEM BER 6, 1913
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LADIES INVITED to CALL
By W m . R. Scott
(Continued from last week)
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T h e R o o s e v e lt l.-npetu*.
MERTZ & LATTA
Cor. 5th A v e .
and 2nd St.,
Quality and Service
City and Commer
cial Trade Solicited
O R E IG N activities lu Panama
were watched, officially and
unofficially, by the Am ericans
with profound Interest ami
with the desire that the construction
o f a canal shoulu be the work o f the
United States. T b e thought o f com-
muuicutlou betweeu the oceans being
iu European bauds was distasteful to
Iu 1852. when the Panama railroad
was being built, a captain o f a com
pany In the Fourth regiment o f ln-
fnntry. Ulysses S. Grant, crossed the
isthmus at Panama on his way to th i
new Callforuia post. A n epidemic of
choleru broke out. costing the lives of
eighty men. and the general hard
ships o f the transit deeply impressed
Captain Grant with the ueed o f a L»ct
Several Am erican exploring parties
had been on the Isthmus, and in 1854
Lieutenant Arthur Strain, with tw e n
ty-seven companions, attempted to
penetrate the Jungle. T h ey got lost,
itid after ninety days o f living death
f ain and tw o or three o f his men
ru b b ed Panama.
President Lincoln in 1803. when he
-as freeing the negro slaves, east his
eyes upon the ("hiriqni province o f P an
ama as a suitable place fur colonizing
the negroes o f the south a fte r tlie eivil
war. but his untim ely death prevented
die opportunity to work out the idea.
That Captain Grant who had cross
ed the isthmus iu 1852 became presi
dent iu 1 Still, and the very same year
he directed General Stephen A. Hurl
but to negotiate a treaty with C olom
bia fo r a Panama canal.
from experience how advantageous it
would be to his country.
treaty was signed at Bogota on .Ian
26. 1870. tiut the United States seuat«
did not ratify it. and the senate o f Co
lomhia mutilated it.
President Grant then sent Adm iral
Amnieu to Nicaragua to Investigate
that route, more in a pique at Colom
liia than from a belief in its avallabil
ity. Colombia returned the feelin g by
turning to the French and g ivin g a
concession. A t the instance o f I’ resi
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purchase on our part
enables us to show as desirable
papers as you
opes to match.
O n account of moving into
giving special prices.
Iff prescription specialist Iff
S. A. WALKER
H. L ID Y A R D
W a LK c R i LIDYARD
jjj Littler’s Pharmacy ^
near Main St.
We are prepared to do
the very best o f all
kind o f shoe work.
UP-TO DATE MACHINERY
Special attention given
to crippled feet.
fortable and serviceable sh>*s. You want leaiAer sue js . Le
sure you get what you pay lor.
To be on the s « ffli sMe always ssk for and insist upon
« o 1 t
s le and
tne star on the heel. It is the large-f «, lling brand of shoo»
ia the world—over seven million pto^ie v eur tuein.
Roberts, Johnson & Hand, the mnufacturers. hr.ve built
up this vast business— 23 b r f Mtcr os employing ID.ouo people
—in oi l y (Ween ▼<,ar«. «imply t y C. citing ” Star Brand ”
shoes of good honest leather.
Tf "S tar Brand " shoes w*ro n^t better than other shoes,
they could not have grown f *un p . j - n« l start to a t isiness of
over ll5.O0O.OU0 a year, outstripping u.l otntr shoe makers
in this short time.
They make more shoes than sny other shoemaker. The
cost per pHir is R’ss It cos>s lo«s to t A them. T h e y 9 ve
you more for your money than you can g -t iu auy other shoe.
h a v in g “ Star Brand” an >es w.tta t ,e m
The “ P a triot", o ” r fine dress sh^e for men. fs mad* fa
60 different sty * a' ? 1.5» to t .<>). A * goixl % snoe iu oumr
brands would cost you al.ou more.
The "S o c ie ty ” , o r beautiful d“,,ss sv , oa for women, Is
made ia mu.iv styles uni s J i.r
to gi.cO. i t is better
than mirny other sai.es sold at $«.oo.
The " Stronger-Than Th*» L a w ” , our h^ary work shoe, is
th e s tn * * g ts t and lo n g e s t .e iriurf ‘
I n value has
never been equalled. Mode lor m*. , women and chiictreo.
The “ Soft and f»ond", a fine w e lt w o rk shoe for men—
soft as a glove, A long wearing, m- um weignt shoe a», la.id
to $4.00. This shoe has no comi*etitors.
“ Trss and Ted " school shoes are made in many sf v!es for
g'rls and bo>Si They cannot be duplicated for good lo o k s a .4
His first message to
cougress urged Im m ediate action, and
a fte r a good deal o f w rangling over
the Hepburn act in favor o f Nicaragua
the Spoouer act was passed ou June
T h e Spooner net. w ritten by Senator
John C. Spoouer o f Wisconsin, provid
ed fo r au isthmian canal commission
o f seven members and authorized the
Panama route if the French property
could lie bought fo r $40.090.000 and a
right o f way could be obtained from
In the eveut such condi
tions could not be met It authorized
the Nicaraguan route and seemed to
lean toward a lock typ e canal. An im
m ediate appropriation o f $10.000.000
was made available fo r prelim inary
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The “ Our Family 99 shoe Is made of fine box calf and
gun metal leathers. Several styles, all sizes for every
member of the family.
Last year 646,448 people bought this famous shoe.
The two styles here illustrated will show the honest
leather construction of the “ Our Fam ily’* and all other
“ Star Brand** shoes.
V > h a » * « o r* c f th ^ se sh o e s o u t u p to p ro v e it s h o n e st
COOStrucuon. C o m e
se e it.
T > e “ O u r F r n ii’ y ” r^!!s a t p ric e s ra n g in g fro m $1 36 fo r
th e ch ild ren u;> 1 o *.i 501 >c m en . I t is a go od io o k iu g , m edium
w e ig h t shoe— io r e v e ^ u u y o r S u n d a y .^
Beginning June 1st give to its
patrons in Beaverton, Elmonica,
AM th e
pro " S t a r B r a n d " sh o e s w ith th e n am e on
th e sole a I t o s i i r o n i e h eel. E v e r y p a ir is m ade o f good
le a th e r. I no m o s t .tu t e d fo r leaLh er a re e v e r used.
D u rin g th e Ia«;t r!^ m o n th s P u re S h o e B ills h a v e been fn-
trodm - I * f •C,o'i"r*»v'j n d M jv e m lsta in s, re q u irin g th a t w h en
f ih s tit u te a io r le a th e r i u u sed th e f a c t m u st be sta m p e d on
th e sole.
M any m sn u *a ctu rc~ s and a fe w m e rch a n ts s r e b it te r ly
fisrh»inr th *-ft b ills , l'r o m th e s t a r t th e " S t a r B ra n d ”
manufacturers In vo irpi y end o p e n ly en dorsed th e s e b ills .
T h e y believe in t h is le g is la tio n b ecau se it g iv e s yo u a s q u a re
Orenco, H ills b o ro ,
Forest Grove, Gaston, Dilley and
all country lines a
T h c i r bu sfneee hn s b cn b u ilt u p on h o n e s t le a th e r con struo-
tfon. W e b e lie ve th .t t li n is on e reaso n w hy th e y h a v e g ro w n
»0 r i p . i *- Jf.sub-.titu < s fo r lo ath r w e re b e tte r th an le a th e r
th e :e would be lo ts o f o th e r sh oe m a k e r s la rg e r th a n th e y are.
F v e r r co n su m er s j o u id be In fa v o r o f a P u re P h o e la w .
F v y " s t d r B <> 1 ” m e rc h a n t be»iev**s in th is g re » t m ove-
t f >r p 1 9 It-a ter s »oe* ju s t as wb do, b ecau se i t in su re s
th a t th e w earer g e ls w h a t h e p a y s fo r.
T h e O ldfield P u r e S h o e R ill n o w f e n d in g in C o n g re ss
sh ould be e .ia c te d in to a l« w . T h e v ic to r .’ sh ou ld be m ade
c*-riipiete, b e c a u s e it is a goud la w . W r it e y o u r S e n a to r and
‘ssro sa ai.d u rg e th em
to v o te Iwr iu
I lectric rate
on all cooking and heating ap
B e a r in m in d th a t th e r e a re s e v e r a l d iffe r e n t fo rm s
o f s ta r* u s e d in
tr a d e - m a r k s . T h e ¿ e m u n e ' b ir
B r a n d " s h o e h a s t h e n a m e o n t h e s o le a n d th e s ta r
o a th e h e a l.
^ A u % n
On t v e r y heel
SOLE LCATMER N a t*
4i£tar Brand Shoes A r e Cetter”
Phone Main 922 HilLboro for particulars and
our representative will call.
a h o w t.
V e ry soon y o n w ;ll bu y y o n rF a ll and W inter shoes.
B e s u re y o u get th e g u tu a e
T h e n y o u w ill k n o w w i./
F i r s t R a n g e L ig h t at P a c ific E n t r a n c e
to th e C a n a l.
These substitutes are hidden where you can’t see
them. You can’t detect the edulteration until you w ear
the shoes and find them unsatisfactory.
You may have an old pair of shoes with run-down
heels, counters broken down, or the outer sole ripped off.
Cut them up and you will probably find them “ adulter
The only reason why any manufacturer uses substi
tutes for leather is that they are cheaper than leather.
They mean larger profits for him because you pay leather
prices for the shoes.
Nothing can take the placecf good leather for makincr com
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president prom ptly was revised In fa
vor o f the Panama route.
Theodore Kooseveit upou assuming
;he office o f president promisee to car
ry out the policies o f President M c
Kinley. and. so far as the canal policy
is concerned, he succeeded so em inent
ly that a deliberate judgm ent, form ed
from a perspective view o f the whole
undertaking, warrants the assertion
hat Ids energy, decision and sound
iiidgmeut made an liUerovganic canal
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SOLE LEATHER SÍOLES
Nearly 90% of all shoes retailed for less than $4.00
h ave paper, composition, or other substitutes for leath
er in the heels, soles, and counters.
There’s more fraud in shoes than in almost any
other article you wear.
bulk, in boxes, with envel to *
quar-rs w e are
Be sure to buy your station IX
ery here— w e have it ir
Day by day as the battleship Oregon
steamed avonnd Cape Horn this lesson
was impressed upon the people.
10,000 m ile journey conid have been
saved by n Panama canal. T h e w ar
over and peace allow in g the country
and the governm ent to consider other
things. President M cK in ley reorgan
ized the Isthmian canal commission
which he had appointed In 1807 with
the follo w in g personnel:
Adm iral John G. W alker, chairman:
Samuel Pasco. G eorge S. Mortson,
Lieutenant Colonel Oswald H. Ernst.
U S. A.: Colonel 1’ . C Hains. U. S. A.:
L ew is M. Haupt. A lfred Noble. W il
liam H Burr aud Professor Em ory it.
This commission was appointed In
March. )800. with instructions to In
vestigate all Central Am erican routes.
Th e W alker commission unofficially
asked tile Fren-h company what Its
property might he bought for. and
when quoted a price o f $101.141.500
promptly de. ided that Nicaragua look
ed better. T h e report m ade on Nov.
Id. 1001, by flic commission frankly
stated that the Panama route was pref-
era Me. but tile pri e asked bv the
French company was prohibitive The
commission dropped the remark that
$40.000,000 was about what the French
holdings w ere worth to the United
When it h id agreed to the com
mission's valuation the report to the
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possible in this generation.
The moment his dynam ic personality
got behind the Idea it received an im
petus. and he buckl'd tbe line o f ob
stacles that arose In the path o f the
project until lie retired in 1909, when
tbe enterprise was advanced beyond
the possibility o f failure.
It was to President Roosevelt that
tbe W alker commission reported lu No
« e » . g
was su rf eyed By Cifuimilnders E. P
Lull and T. O. Selfridge, in 1875, but
from this tim e onward the French had
rhe center o f the stage.
T h e ir spread eagle operations served
to make the world aud the Am ericans
think that a canal was a w hite ele
phant proposition. T h e Spanish A m er
ican war, how ever, suddenly brought
the Am erican people to a realization o f
the vital necessity, from a m ilitary
viewpoint alone, o f an tnteroceunic
A n d Examine Our
Story of the Panam a Canal From Start to Finish
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