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Wfcaf is the
if... First Prize : j
From Maine to California; from Tcxai to
Hudson Bay, millions of people have been ask
ing What is the 7th Point in Sterling Gum?
In practically every town, city and village in
the United States and CanaHa th rmKlick n'v
points of superiority have brought Sterling Gum
fast-growing popularity. j
1 But the seventh point still remains a" riddle. I
Point LdJLaJCi, I
. y Now, we are offering liberal prizes to those who send us 1
the best suggestions for the Sterling Gum Point 7.
Before you make your suggestion for the 7th Point, read I
the following :
The Following Story Unfolds the Secret (
of the Famous Point 7 i
To most people chewing
gum is a mystery. They may
know that different chewing
gums are made from different
ingredients. But that is about
all. Here are facts which we
believe you will be glad to
know about Sterling Gum:
Your Sterling Gum is
made from the following
The basis is the pure sap
of the tropical Sapota Tree
a natural gum.
This natural Sapota Tree
sap is boiled, sweetened and
flavored. The sweetening is
simply pure cane sugar and
pure corn syrup.
The flavoring is of two
kinds Peppermint (in red
' Requirements for
When you read the above fact
on the material! that Sterling Gum
it made of, you will know all that
it i necessary for you to know in
entering thil contest.
The tint prize will go to the
one whose suggestion, based on the
v above story, most impressively pre
sents the natural purity of Sterling
Gum in the opinion of the judges.
Remember that your suggestion
must he in six words or less.
The next best suggestion will win
the second prize and so on down.
PEPPERMINT IN RED WRAPPER
X ffntmma!mmmm.mmmimi 1 jilsiniinf ww m m m i mi m ii imj $
First Prize $1,000
Second Prize $500
7 Priret each
70 Prizes each
Sterling Gum Company em
ployees cannot enter thit contest.
if two answer! ire entitled to
the tame prize, the full amount of
the prize will be paid to each.
All answers must come in on a
postal card, On the back of the
rstal card write nothing but your
Point suggestion (six words or
less) and your name and address.
The postal may be mailed in an
envelope if you choose.
Mail answer to
Sterling Prize Judge
Room 319, AOS Lexington At.
New York City
You may send in at many sug
gestions for Point 7 as you choose.
llut inch luRRntitn muit It writ
ten in a fallal card a) diridlJ
All answers must be received in
New York by midnight of May
,'Answert will not be examined
by the judge! until after that date.
The judges, therefore, caunot
mail acknowledgments of the
Now put on your thinking cap. Get your family to help you. Send
in as many suggestions at you want to. All will be considered in
awarding these many prizet. Do not wiite the Sterling Gum Company
regarding the contest or us conditions as all suggestions will bi judges!
by the Prize Committee named above.
The Sterling Cum Co, Inc., New York
The Sterling Cum Co. of
wrappers), Cinnamon (in
There are some twenty
varieties of the mint plant.
The Sterling Peppermint is
a product of the choicest,
smoothest-flavored of these
many mint varieties.
The spicy Cinnamon flavor
is extracted from the Cassia
bush which grows in the
The sap of the Sapota
Tree, the cane sugar, the
corn syrup, the Peppermint
and Cinnamon flavors all
come from the sap of some
plant or tree. Nature herself
supplies these delicious ma
terials from which your
Sterling Gum is made.
It it understood that the Sterling
Cum Company will have the right
to use the 7 Point suggestions sent
in by the prize winneis.
r The contest it easy to enter.
Just think out your way of express
ing the 7th Point. Then write it
out in six words or less and send
it in at directed in the conditions
printed below. Even if you don't
win the first prize of $1,000, you
stand a chance to win one of the
7,777 smaller prizes.
CINNAMON IN BLUE WRAPPER
700 Prizes each . Box of 20
v five-cent packages of Sterling
7000 Prizet each , Box of 10
fire-cent package of Sterling
The prizes will be awarded by
the following committee of live
John A . Sleicher, Editor of Leslie's
Edgar Sisson, Editor of the Cos
Jno. 'M. Siddall, Editor of The
Frederick L. Collins Editor of
Robert H. Davit, Editor of Mun
The winners of the first BO prize!
will be announced in the July first
iwue of the Saturday Evening Post.
Pleaie do not write to the judges.
They cannot correspond with in
dividual contestants. Just make a
note now of the date on which the
prize winner! will be announced
in the Saturday Evening Post,
Canada, Ltd., Toro.ilo
BRYAN FAVORS WILSON
Lincoln, Neb., Mar. 21. Wil-
limn .1. Hrvan was on record to-
day as favoring the rennmina-
tion of President Wilson. In a
speech in behalf of the Xe-
hraska prohibition amendment
the furmer premier slid he be-
lieved there would be no other
candidate than Wilson at the
St. Louis convention.
Contract Awarded For
1917 Auto Number Plates
The contract for supplying the auto
mobile number plates for the year 1917
was today awarded by Secretary of
State Olcott to the Irwin-Hodaon com
pany of Portland, for the lump sum of
Notwithstanding tnat another firm
bidding on this contract was a trifle
lower than the bid of Irwin-Hodson
company, Secretary of State Olcott, tak
ing into consideration the convenience
to Oregon automobile owners by reason
of the difference in service necessarily
existing between a Seattlo firm and a
Portland firm, manufacturing the goods
in the city of Portland, decided to
award the main contract to the Oregon
A great many intricate and perplex
ing situations arise ouring the course
of the year, in distributing duplicate
motor vehicles, dealers' ami motorcy
cle number plates, and the fact that
they can be much more quickly manu
factured in Oregon, thus very greatly
facilitating the delivery of these plates
to tho public, was taken into considera
tion in letting the contract.
The contract for the chauffeur
badges for the year 1917 was awarded
to the Pacific Coast Stamp Works of
Seattle, in the sum of 9)400.
Astoria's Fire Loss
Astoria, Or., Mar. 21. A revision of
the figures places the tot.il losses of
Sunday night's fire at about $60,000,
approximately half of which is covered
by insurance. The Young and Me
Gowan buildings were so badly dam
aged they will have to be torn down.
As one of the direct results of Sun
day night's fire, the council has in
structed the city attorney to prepare an
ordinanco providing a building code. If
this new code goes into effect, no wood
en buildings will be allowed within the
are bounded by Second and Twenty
third streets, the south side of the rail
road tracks, and a varying boundary
between Duane and Kzchange streets.
Every structure in this area must be
built with fireproof walls. Brick, ce
ment, concrete, stone, or any like non
inflammable material may be used.
in the area between the waterfront
and the railroad tracks, all future
structures must be of mill constructioun
sheathed with iron or asbestos materi
als, or any like substance of equal fire
Jlore Candidates File
For State Offices
Among the candidates who 'filed to
H. A. Dedman, of Can by, candidate
for nomination by the republican party
for the office of representative in the
legislative assembly, Sixteenth repre
B. R. McCube, of Medfonl, candidate
fur nomination by the democratic party
for the office of district attorney for
Park B. Beatty, of Brownsville, can
didate for nomination by the republican
party for the office of representative
in the legislative assembly, Second rep
(ilen T. Motsker, of St. Helens, can
didate for nomination by the republican
party for the office of district attorney
for Columbia county.
NO TEMPORARY CHAIRMAN
Chicago, Mar. 21. Without selecting
a temporary chairman for the repub
lican national convention to be held
here in June, the nub-committee making
arrangements lor the gathering
adjourned todav. Selection of a tem
porary chairmali is considered higiily
important, as lie will deliver the key
note speech when the (I. O. 1. delegates
meet to choose thir presidential candi
date. The temporary chairman nuy be
named at the next session of the sub
"omniittee, in April.
Xiihulis Murray Butler telegraphed
to Chairman Ililles from New York that
commencement exercises of Columbia
university, of which he is president,
would require his attendance on the
first day of tile republican convention.
With regard to the temporary chair
manship, Ililles mid: "We have not
elected anybody, upon the request of an
absentee, who asked us to postpone the
choice until April."
BACTERIA FRAUD ALLEGED
Kugene, Or., Mar. 21. Two men sell
ing bacteria for the inoculation of clov
er seed are victimizing farmer in the
state of Oregon, according to J. M. Al
corn, Lane county agriculturist. He
Btates that these men operated in Lane
county last week selling bacteria at a
rate amounting to $20 an acre.
"These men are holding up the farm
ers," he said. "Tho bacteria which
tiicy are purchasing can be obtained
from the Oregon Agricultural college In
an amount sufficient to inoculate 13
acres for 00 cents."
In carrying on their traffic, ho said
the peddlers are overstating the neces
sity lor inoculating, as the bacteria is
sufficiently prevalent in most Lane
county soil to eliminate the necessity
NEWPORT WOMAN DEAD
Newport, Or., Mar. 21. Word was re
ceived here Sunday of the death of
-Mrs. Austin Koscbrook at Oakland, Cal
ifornia, last week. Mr. and Mn. Hose
brook have been residents of Ijincolnj
for the iast 35 years, leaving here a!
few months ago to make their home
with their son, Shad, who is the leader
of an Oakland orchestra. Another son
is ulro a prominent musician in thuV
mm ii iiitmttupMsi
A Paramount. Picture, pro
duced by the Famous Players
U and Thursday
BIO TIMBER DEAL
Marshfield, Ore., Mar. 21. Philip
Buehner, of Portland, has purchased a
part of the Simpson Lumber company
holding for 950,000. The purchase- in
cludes 25,000 acres of timber land, 3,000
feet of water front in North Bend. A
large tract of tide lands, a lumber mill,
a sash and door factory, the steamer
A. M. Simpson and some North Bend
the property will be taken owr April
HOW ANY WOMAN CAN .
REMOVE HAIRY GROWTHS
It is not longer necessary for a wom
an to visit a beauty specialist to have
superfluous hairs removed, for, with the
aid of a plain delatone paste, sho can,
in tho privacy of her own home, re
move even a stubborn growth in a very
few minutes. Tho paste is made by
mixing some water with a little pow
dered delatone. This is applied to the
hairs and after 2 or ,'1 minutes removed
and the skin washed, when it will be
left rlear and hairless. Be sure you
buy real delatone.
SMALL BOY BANDITS
Vancouver, B. ('., Mar. 21. Three
small boys wearing short trousers, held
up and robbed a Chinaman of $10, on
one of the principal resident streets of
the city last night under the glare of
an electric light. A woman witnessed
the robbery. The boys made their es
caps. A SURE WAY TO
There is one sura way that iias never
failed to remove dandruff at once, and
that is to dissolve it, then you destroy
it entirely. To do this, just get about
four ounces of plain, common liquid
arvon from any drug store (this is all
you will need), apply it at night when
retiring; use enough to moisten the
scalp nnd rub it in gently with the
By morning, most if not all, of your
Idanilrulf will be gone, and three or
j four more applications will completely
! dissolve and entirely destroy every
single sign and trie'e of it, no matter
how much dandruff you may have.
I You will find all itching and dig
ging of tiie scalp will stop instantly,
j ii ii 1 1 your hair will be fluffy, lustrous.
glossy, silky and soft, and look an.l
feel a hundred times better.
PHELPS-PRICE Rev. Francis A.
Phelps, of Gaston, Ore., and Elizabeth
Jane Price, of Hulem, were married
at the court house, Brilem, Ore., Murrb
20, 191fl, at 11 a. rrl.
Tho ceremony was rend by li-ev. d. F.
Phelps, of Philomath, a brother of the
Before starting a phonograph recital,
supply each guest with a red flag.
TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT
MEYERS BIG FASHION SHOW
Show Starts 7:30
NO RAISE IN PRICES
If Tou Use Cosmetics, Apply Poslam
As a Safeguard.
Kvery woman who uses cosmetics
will wisely apply a little Poslam. fre
quently, to counteract the danger of
ill effects and to perfectly safeguard
her skin. Cold creams alone will not
fully suffice; the healing, antiseptic in
fluence of Poslam is needed and will
amply repay in effect tor the time and
trouble of applying. Cso Poslam for
all diseased conditions of the skin, as
well; eczema, pimples, rashes, redness.
And if ordinary soaps irritate, try
Poslam Soap, medicated with Poslam
and superior for daily use on tho skin.
For samples, send tc stamps to Kmer
gency Laborntorics, :!2 West 25th St.,
New' York City. Sold by all Druggists.
CHAPEL At the Old People's Home,
Monday, March 2(1. lft Hi, Mrs. .luli
Chapel, in her ti'th year, after nil
illness of two weeks.
She is survived by 'two brothers. F.
K. Baker, of Salem, and George B. Hnk
er, of Poney, Montana, and a sister,
Mrs. Mary Lakin, of Cyeamore. Illinois.
Funeral services will be held Wednes
day morning at 10:;)0 o'clock from the
chapel of Rigdon & Richardson. Rev.
Rosebrau will conduct the services and
burial will be in tho Mission Lee ceme
tery. lira. Chapel came to Oregon about 10
years ago and for several years lived at
Twenty-second ami D streets. She was
a member of the Ladies' Circle of the
(J. A. R.
ADAMS At the home of Mrs. John J.
Ashby, 704 North Cottage street,
Monday, March 20, 191H, Gruel) Ad
ams, in his S.'ld year.
He is survived by a widow. Funeral
services were held this morning -from
the chapel of Webb & Clough nnd were
conducted by the Rev. Melnturff. Bur
ial was in Lee Mission cemetery.
TODAY'S BEAUTY HELP
You can keep your hair at' its very
best by washing it with a teaspoonful
of canthrox dissolved in a cup of hot
water, afterward rinsing thoroughly
with clear water. One finds that the
hair dries quickly and evenly, is un
streaked, bright, soft nnd very fluffy,
so fluffy in fact, that it looks more
abundant than it is, and so soft that
arranging it becomes a pleasure. Tnis
simple, inexpensive shampoo cleanses
the hair and scalp thoroughly of all
dandruff and dirt, and leaves'.i clean,
wholesome feeling. All scalp irrita
tion will disappear, and the hair will he
brighter and glossier than ever be
DE VRIES To Mr. and Mrs. Wil
liam De Vries, at their home in pra
tum, Monday, March 20, lftlti, at S
p. m., a son.
The mother was Miss Lillian Gralapp
before her marriage.
OIL TREATMENT FOR
A simple prescription made up nr a
combination of pure vegetable oils is
producing wonderful results for suf
ferers. The remedy, which is sunt
to have originated in France, where it
has been used for years by the peas
antry, was introduced into this country
by George H. Mayr. a leading Chicago
drnggivt, who cured himself of severe
stomach, liver ami intestinal troubles
by its use. Those who have used it say
the first (lose is sufficient to convince
any one of its remarkable merit, and
that within twenty-four hours the suf
ferer feels like a new person. This medi
cine, which has become known ss
Mavr's Wonderful Remedy, is sold by
lending druggists everywhere with the
positive understanding that your money
will be refunded without question nr
quibble if ON K bottle fails to give you
A MED; CINE OF MERIT
The great stil. of Lydia E. Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound all over this bind
is the result of genuine merit. Tho rea
son is that this good old fashioned root
and herb medicine actually helps those
suffering from the nilmeiiis peculiar to
women. If it did not, would not the wo
men of America have found it out in
forty years, so that few of them would
LANE COMES TO COAST.
Knn Francisco, March 21. Secretary
of tho Interior Franklin K. Lane and
his wife will reach San Francisco to
night, the cabinet officer having bur
riod west to iit his brother Dr.
Frederick Lane, of Kerkeley, who is
ill. Ir. Ijine was improved today.
Event of the Season
Congress Amends Biil
Increasing Army 60,000 j
Washington, March 21. Passage be
fore adjournment of tho Hay and Till
man military bills in the "house and
senate was the hope of leaders today.
A final vote on the armor rlate '
measure this afternoon is certain. Vot
ing on the amendments begins at four
Disposition of Representative Hay's
army increase bill is rather more doubt
ful. There is a chance that work on
it may bo completed today, but it is
considered more probgblo the vote will
be taken Thursday, as it will not be
Senators Penrose and Oliver were
expected to make their final stand
! against Tillman's measure this after
Representative Gardner and other ad
vocates of preparedness plan to amend
! Hay's army bill, doubling its light and
j heavy artillery provisions. There will
also be a debate on its proposal to place
the state militia under federal super
vision. Amended Hay Bill.
Washington, March 21. The house
today amended Representative Hay's
army bill and empowered the president
to call out regular reserves in case of
war or threatened hostilities. In ef
fect it will permit an increase of the
army by 60,000 men without awaiting
By a vote of 113 to 10J, closely ad
hering to party lines, the house de
feated Representative Kasn's short
term enlistment amendment. The dem
ocrats were against it.
"I nde doe" Cannon announced he
would support the Hay measure.
An amendment previously adopted,
empowering the president to cull out
I regular reserves in time of war threat
ened hostilities, was also introduced by
Mine Grants by Villa
Will Revert to State
By H. C. Boehme,
(United Press Wtnff Correspondent.)
Douglas, Ariz., March 21. "God
pity Villa if the Seventh and Tenth get
within sight of him! "
This expression oil tho general idea
was voiced today by an officer in the
American camp. When Pouglas was
in danger during tho battle of Aguu
Prieta., those regiments "stood by" on
the border while Villtsta bullets rained
on American soil.
A number of soldiers fell victim to
the bandit snipers. Tho citizens have
quite a "warm feeling" for the Vil
lietas. During the fight and ever since,
troopers of the Tenth, a negro organ
ization frequently expressed a desire to
get lifter " that Villu man."
.American mining interests nre anx
iously awaiting today the ruling of
Henor Enrique Moreno, de facto secre
tary of state for ttminra, on tho ruling
of (lovernor Elias Calles that all American-owned
mines secured under grants
from Villa and tho late Victoriano
Huerta administration shall revert
back to the state. Moreno is expected
to issue a statement in a day or two
from lle.rmosillo. Federal grunts from
l'ortirio Diaz arc not affected by the
Confirmation was received here to
day that Villa is retreating toward the
Ouerrero mountains, southwest of
Judge Elgin Hands
Out Stiff Sentence
Police .Judge Klgin handed nut some
stiff sentences in police court this
lnoinintf to the three men who were en-
gaged in a drunken brawl Saturday if
I tcrnoon. Oliver Keissbeck was given
20 days in the city ,tul, Oscar Hridges,
his opponent wits given 20 days in the
city jail also, and William Porter who
was a member of the party but claimed
he was a peacemaker, was given a 20
Victor Knight who also has a number
of aliases, was stung for ill! days On a
charge of ilcfraii'li.ii'g an innkeeper.
t V iasSA
NEW SHOW TODAY
GLADYS LESLIE and GRACE DE CARLTON in
Five Acts of Realism by a Ca.st of Broadway Stars.
MOORE'S BIG GIRL SHOW
In New Songs and Dances
Fashions Appear 9:15
Special Orchestra of
If you want
both feet" you can do so by
buying a pair of "Ever
A new pair free if they
do not wear perfectly satis
factorily, Everwear Hosiery is the
best made in the U. S. and
has no seams.
All the new shades are
Men's Everwear .... 25c-50c
Ladies Everwear 50-75-$ I
167 Commercial St.
"Why Swear. Dear?
It's the New Flan. Simple. Sure as
Fate. Applied in a few Seconds.
"Why, John, I never knew you to
use such language! I've told you sev
eral times it's no use to try those hau
lages, salves, tapes, plasters, and con-
V ?" Wouldn't Ion Your Trmptr, John.
It ton Isird 'Gels-It" for Those torus r'
traptions for corns. Hero's some '(.iels
It', it's just wonderful how easy,
'clear and clean' it makes any corn
come right off. Tukcs but a few sec
onds to apply. It dries at once. Put.
your sock on right over it, there's
nothing to stick or roll up, form a
bundle of your toe, or press on the corn.
It's painless, simple as rolling off a
log. Now put away those knives,
razors and scissors, use ' (lets-It' and
you 11 have .v sweeter disposition and
no more corns and calluses."
"Oets-lt" is sold by druggists ev
erywhere, 2.5c, a bottle, or sent direct
by K. Lawrence Co., Chicago, JU.
Knight was given his sentence by the
judge sitting as ex-officio justice of tho
peace and will serve his time in tho
MRS. ELIZABETH ELLIOTT DEAD
Baker, Ore., Mar. 20. Word was
received today of the death of Mrs.
Klizabcth Elliott, aged So, u pioneer of
eastern Oregon, at the home of her
daughter, .Mrs. .1. W. Hamilton, three
miles west of Plensant Vallev. Horn in
Iowa. March 11, LS.'II, Mrs. Elliott cross
ed the plains in 1M15. Two other chil
dren besides Mrs. Hamilton survive her
in this vicinity, Thnmus Elliott ami
Mrs. A. L. La Viers. Several others
are living in other states.
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