DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, TUESDAY, JANUARY 1, 1918.
OTES OF PENDLETON
MjiitIhk'o IJcciihc Jsmi'.
A limrriaKC licenHo was Imnuo'1 late!
' yesterday to II. W. Hutterfield, US, if
Jluymoiid, Wn,, and Ciuludaro M. Wil
cox, lt'Kul, of this city
Sliorlliuuil lam Tomorrow.
Tho evoninff Hhorthund class will
incut us tisiial tomorrow evening in
tho county library. The work will
cover lesson eleven through Imslncsn
' eniiilo. pel by tho board to fill one ot
the vucanclca. I'rinclpal Drill arrived
I homo IhlH niotniiig after a visit to his
i homo In Yamhill county and uttend-j'lng-
tho soHHioiiH of tho Htato teachera
, uusoc'lation In Portland.
Change, in (-V. Schedule.
A chllllgo In tho schedule of O-YV.
passenger trains was announced yes
terday. Hereafter No. 1 will arrivo
from AValla Wulla at H-.4T, instead cf
8130 and will leave for l'urtluud nl
11:60 Instead of 8:35 u. in. No. r. will
urrivo In lJendleton from tho oast .-it
12:25 u. m. instead of 1:1:10 as here
tofore, mid No. ltt will urrivo nt 3:15
a m. instead of 3:20 and leuve at 4
Instead of 3:31).
School JUwuiiU'M Tomorrow.
After a ten day recess IVinlicton
public, schools will open attain tomor
row morning. Tho high school will bo
without two of its Instructors, l'hlliii
1'H.rcher and I'aul Amort, but it Is
probable Unit Victor Stanjj will bo
liii'lough KihIm for- Sailors.
lcslio (jibbs, who has been spend
ing tho past ten days here on a fur
lough, left on No. 17 today on his re
turn to San Francisco where he 1m a
Socman in tho IJ H. navy. Hal Corby
and Kay Flnnell, who are also in tho
navy and who have been spending tho
holidays here, expect to leave tomor
row. Only Tlirct- Seattle Trulns.
T. V O'Ulien. local O-W. aKent,
this, morning" received notice that
hereafter there will be only six trains
daily between Portland and Seattle,
three each. way. None of the trains
will carry sleepers. All trains to He-
I attle will leavo the Union depot at
I'ortland und all trains to Portland
will leave the Kin St. station, Seattle.
His new uniform with brass buttons
and nold braid adorns his figure but i
he wants it known that it is not pride
of position but rather obedience to!
the new city ordinance that causes !
him thus to array himself. The other ,
police officers must uppear likewise
but for a. tew days they will probably j
keep tu. fcuck streets as much us pos- j
Today is the best time
to start using Golden
west Coffee. Its tempt
ing "Just Right" flavor
is bound to Please you.
Vour Grocer sells
Golden West Products.
iN'cw H-a 'rss on Ice.
Secretary It, w. llltner of tho Ited
MVirns has moved his office Into the
federal clerks room on the second
lloor of the federal building.
(Vcgmi l eads Aicuiii.
ItecruitliiK Officer Peter Swart, of
the local navy office this morning re
ceived word from Portlund that ore
8Mi led all of the western slates in
the number ot naval recruits lor the
Sear. The rt.tai in Oregon was Ulna.
Chief III Now 1'iilfonu. '
Chie f of Police Al ltoherts Is all
dolled up like a rear admiral today.
New SiMrclcti of Quail,
j Stanley Jewett of the local blologl
ca( survey has received from Chlor
' ide. N. M., a pair of Mearns quail for
' W'hleh he traded a pair of Chinese
, Pheasants. With this addition to hi
valuuble collection he now has every
species of North American nuail ex
cept the chestnut bellied quail of
j southwestern United States.
I. MM - ,... 4
Start the new year right.
Resolve that you will give
us a trial, starting Wednes
day morning. , . 4
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I " Mull Suck us VUintmTluin.
.Mail Clerk Moore of th local pon
ital force hu learnt'd from bitter ex
perience the folly of locking a key in
iwide a room. It coHt him several hu
t milialini? moments to learn his les
ion. The postal clerks have- a. room
the third floor where they change
'from official to civilian dreH). Mooru
Ihad doffed the official costume and,
1 clad only in hit underclothes, step
ped out into the corridor for a mo
ment. The door slammed behind him
and the night lock was on. His other
clothes and the key were inside. For
a half hour or more he kept to the
) dark shadows pondering over his
predicament. Then, summoning all
his courage, he sneaked down the two
fiifihts of stairs, peeriiiK" cautiously
ahead, until he reached the main lob
by. Once tin re he made a wild dash
for Postmaster T weedy 's private en
trance only to find the door lucked.
He pounded on the door and yelled
for admittance. "Who's there ?'
1 came a voice from inside. "It's
'Moore, let me in,'' he yelled. "I'm
busy. Go round to the back dour,"
canu; the answer "I can't. I haven't
any clothes on,'' said the mail clerk.
He was let in only to find that all the
lady clerks had not departed. He
swathed himself in a mail sack while
he hunted up the janitor and pot a
pass key to the room where his clothes
Mrs ( n ho Smith, who has been
spending the holidays with hi-r par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. H. K. Hickers ex
pects to leave tomorrow for her n-mio
in Portland. She will b accompa
nied by her small son. Horace K'i
wiu, for whoin a delightful lit'.V 1 aby
party was given yesterday at the
Hickers honie. About 20 wee tots
and their mothers enjoyed a happy
afternoon playing- and chatting.
The inspiration Club will meet to
morrow afternoon wit h M rs. C. W.
Mathews', 300 J. wis street.
Miss Fleta Hall, who has been
spending" the holidays with her par
ents here is leaving today to resume
her studies at the 'niversity of Wash
ington. The W. K. M S. 'f the M. "10.
church will meet wit h Mrs. A. H.
Hugg, Til W. Court street. 'Wednes
day afternoon at 2 oVIock. All mem
bers n re urged to come and visitors
W. H. P.urlton, who is farming on
lespain Oulch, is in the city today.
U W. liitner. secretary of the Ited
Cross, will go down to I'ortland to
night. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Voting had in
, a few friends last evening at their
home on the south hill to watch the
old year pass into history.
WE SELL AND RECOMMEND
T A complete line carried in stock. ' jF
GOING TO PAPER OR PAINT? r
We are in a position to give you
PROMPT SERVICE COMPETENT MECHANICS
An all new stock to select from in the latest designs of
wall paper and fresh full strength best quality paints.
Dlue Front Paint Store
HALE & HASCAUL
Main Street, Corner of Court.
NKW WAIJK SCAI.K.
SAX FCANriSCO. Jan. 1. The
Pacific telephone and telegraph emu
Pany announced a new wage scale ef
fective today- Klectrical workers
vill receive $4.7." daily. minimum
impcramrs $s.50 to $l".3'.t weekly.
si i; mi;r IX iisTKi;ss.
PAt'lKH POUT, Jan. 1. The
steamer K. A. Killburn is distressed
today off Ynpjia point, according ti
wireless. There are no details. The
steamer C'clilo was sent to the rescue.
Kaiser Wilhelm did nut eat li is
Christ mas dinner in Paris, London,
I'etrograd. Washington. Lio Jaueh u
in r yet in Jerusalem.
Cor. Cottonwood and Water Streets 1 j' j
THE PENDLETON CAD
ILLAC AUTO CO. WISHES
ALL ITS CUSTOMERS
AND FRIENDS A PROS
PEROUS AND IIAITY
PENDLETON CADILLAC AUTO CO.
NEW DECISIONS ON
TAX ARE PUBLISHED
PfUTl.AM Dec. SI. The follow
ing treasury decisions have been is
m it d 1 y t h e d e rt men t regard i ng
uocunicntary stamp tax. u inlet the
w:ir tax act of October 3. 1M7, and
is herow it h t lansmitted for your in
! ormat ion :
Assignment of insurance policies:
Xii Mamp tax is imposed upon the
power of attorney contained. in a
transfer by assignment, absolute or
as t-ollalei :il security, of an interest
in a con 1 1 act of insurance. If the
1 powi-r of attorney grants an author- 1
1 ity in do or perform only such tu Is
! or or in behalf of t he assignor u ,
are otherwise vested in the assignee..
'ontracts and articles of Incorpor
ation : Articles of f neorporat ion. a p
pl lent ions for issuance of corporate
charters, and contracts for the pt-r-fornianee
of services are not subject
to stamp lax.
Contracts to convey. A eninut
lor the sale of real estate. making
provision for future delivery by deed.'
is not suhjert to stamp tax.
Contracts to issue stork. The stamp
tax does not apply to a font ract oi :
agreement by a corporation to issue t
Convey a nres, Defds. ete. On an in- ;
st nun flit conveying real estate there ,
should .he attached a tax stamp of j
the fare value corresponding with the:
a 'Mount represent ing the vendor'. j
equity conveyed. Where an exchange
ef equa 1 equ it les in rea I estate is
made between two persons a tax;
stamp should he attached t each of ;
I he t w o deeds eor rs pou ding wit h t he
amount of each equity exchangeil. In
determining the amount of encum
brance upon real estate being trans-
ferred, no consideration Is to be giv
en to new encumbrances placed up
on same at the time of. or after, the
sale. only encumbrances which rest
on the property before the sale and
which are not removed by t he sale
are to be taken into consideration.
Leases. The provisions of the law ,
Imposing taxes upon conveyances of
real estate are not applicable to
leases, and tax stamps are not re- ;
quired to be attached to such instru
to Kico. Parcel post packages mail
1 ed In this country to Porto Uico and
'. such packages mailed in Porto Kico
to ot her points therein are not sub
! ject to stamp tax.
Promissory notes on account of
premium extension agreements. Pol
icy loan and premium extension
agreements. policy hun and prem
ium extension agreements are not
promissory notes as contemplated by
' the law and therefore are not liable
to stamp tax.
Security agreements and applica
tions for loans. Neither a security
agreement signed by a prospect ive
borrower of a Imnk, empowering t lu
tank to apply any securities, money
or other property of the pospectiv?
borrower in the hands of the bank to
satisfy the debt of the borrower to
the bank, nor the form of application
for the loan, is included in the class
es of inst ru men ts made subject to
stamp tax under Schedule a of sec
tion "o7. and neither is therefore sub- ,
jt ct to such tax.
Transfer of stock before issue of
certificate. A tax of .1 cents on each
M Ki of face value or fraction thereof
attaches to the itriginal issue of each
certificate of stock, and a tax of -cents
on eaeh of face value or
fraction thereof to each transer or
sale of stock, whether the trans let
is made before or after the issuance
of the original certificate.
Just received a shipment of the new Peter Pan
Collar and Cuff Sets. Also some mighty good look
ing Organdie Collars and Collar and Cuff Sets.
Dainty lace trimmed creations they are that will ap
peal to the most fastidious. A wide range of styles
to select f rom and at a very special price of each 75c
For the iainy weather with one of .our Umbrellas
selected from our large and complete stock. We
have them in all sizes, styles and colors and at prices
from, each $1.23 to $10.00
This is the place to buy silk service flags with one,
two or three stars, each 10c
FOR LADIES', GENTLEMEN AND CIIILDREN.
, Come in a large variety of colorings
and styles. Priced. .. $3.95 to $25.00 '
tmm mm W m
ThP liest way to start
ISIS is to have y.iur ryve
examined by an t xperit no
eii tiiititmetrist if you have
any reason to think they
Puttinp off the weurins
of glasses till you can no
longer set aionir without
them is alas a mistake
as that can only make
If von come here you are
sure of the right kind of
an examination and con
sequently the right glasses.
Twelve years experience
at your service.
t Kt-asonuble charges.
j DAI.i; lSOTIIWKf.r
I l.tometli-l - Optieiail
J America n Natl. Hank VAdS
I'hone 609 for ail
THE UNIVERSAL CAR
g A little extra attentipn to your Ford
!g car, a little adjusting Tiow and then,
j will help to keep it in prime condition
f and add to its ability to serve you.
H Bring your Ford car here. Why take
j any chances? Let those who know
S how, those who use genuine Ford parts,
H take care of your car. .To be sure of
H getting the best service from your
f Ford car let skilled Ford men care for
j it. Prompt attention assured. -
SIMPSON AUTO COMPANY
M Johnson and Water Sts. f R Phone 408
hefegggr! I I W i ill ifia
ifESl For Infants and ChiMran.
P.- 3 r " ' :
Thorchy rYomotintt DKoslton
Mineral. Not Nahcotic
' ami Ii-vrrislmcvs mio.
Mothers Know That
CHAS. O. BREACH
Pupil of Fugel, Frankfort, IAlbert, Paris r"r
Will accept students on the Violin, Viola, Violiucello.
Also will act as coach for pianists desiring to enter
the orchestral field. ;
'Vfcfc. For terms apply S35 Thompson St., jf
or Alta Theatre " -
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Kxiict Copy of Wrapicr.
TMf CtNTAuR COB'I NCW lOR ClTV.
The house of
Two Phones 187
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