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one Year . p. y able In advanc $2.00
ANOTHER VOICE AGAINST
Tho Woodburn Independent, a Re
publican paper, commenting on tho In
creasing opposition among tho pcoplo
creasing opposition among tile pcopio
to tho election of Jonntlmn uourno to
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tno Bonaio, unu uiu tiuijiui, uuk i..
too common pian oi hoihub mu ';
to tho highest bidder, sayfl: "Wo nro
comment mut m Kiii !..... ".
tho Republican voters of Oregon would
applaud tho net of a representative,
who bravely asHertcd his faith In tho
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constitution or tno unucu buuc-b (
declared his Intention of voting In nc-
. ...lit. II. MilnliiiH rt ftin Mil.
v -v rtvY A .'can bo no doubt that Dourno, spcnu-
ffiprtlttttll m K$t. ZBm money in tho contest, would
b ' . . . .
coruanco wiui mu niouuo . .." - po sent uown to tug uio x-onuum guuhi
Jorlty of tho Republican voters of tho 8 though they could bo forced to go
.I.l 1I ..tr.i.1.1 Itn 1tnnrni1 llV tllCl'i- v.-u. .M.IH.I al.l.. ...Ill MMa. M.nM.. I
niuiu. no wuuni w w... 1
majority, who voted against Bourno
Ho would bo praised by all loyal Re
publicans, who would consider as a
blow at tho grand old party tho elec
tion of a man who not long ago do
Bortcd that party nnd McKlnloy for
freo silver nnd Bryan, and who now
not only nliim to gain n Boat In tho
United StntuB Sonata, but sookH also
to sent In that body from Oregon an
other lJrvnn freo Bllvcr ndvocnto, W.
u ii'fii.ii. Ihii'i It tltno to halt and'
O. U Ilt-'ll. in., i. .- .... - nr BllCIl HCIIUIIHD HIIU IUU1III, lllltl iiidu
i. an ,in,tn.i hv tho'. .... .. . . .... i-i
puilliur, unu nut. " ,...... -,
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lavish display of gold na to forget for
tho nonce tho vital Intorostu of tho
Republican party of Oregon7"
Thoro 1b a good deal of good, aobor
Louse In thlfl. Tho plea Is mado that
It In Bottled that Bourno Ib tho "cholco
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of tho Htato, but how ninny members
nt tiw. i ...i-l Hint n rf bollovo tills? How
many of them bollovo that as between
him and any ono of half a dozen other
men that might bo named, neither
using any monoy to Influonco votes,
Bourno could get a majority? Tho
proposition Ib absurd, and legislators
Hut, It l eald, thoy aro bound by
tho result of 111 primaries and olec
tlon hiBt Hprlng. Lot thorn bo honost
and ask thomselvoB, though thoy may
huvo Blgucd Statement No. 1, If thoy
would havo voted for Sonator (learln
If ho had beaten llourno at tho polls
lant Juno? No, thoy would not; uioy
would eiiBlly huvo found nn oxcubo;
thoy would havo nld that thoy had a
mental rosnrvntloii In BubBcrlblng to
that Btntomont, nnd mount to cnnflno
their votes to a Hepubllcnn. Yet thoy
could not havo dono bo and kept the
ntrlct letter of their promise, If such
it was. And they might well havo
had another montnl reservation, that
thoy would voto for tho nopubllcnn re
ceiving tho highest number of votes
last April, provided ho was a fit man
nnd got tho nomination In a fair and
siiuaro contest with othor candidates.
This would havo boon only a fair,
propor, Bonslblo mental modification
of their pledge, for Biiroly tho people
do not want to elect nn unlit man or
ono who bought tho olllco. It would
bo far hotter to depnrt from a foolish
promlBO mado in tho excitement of a
cnmpnlgn, than to keep It by olocUng
such a man. And thoro Is no doubt
that ii majority of tho pcoplo would
not only forglvo ft member for using
his honest Judgment noxt wlntor and
acting in their Intorost, but would
fully approvo such au act.
Tho responsibility flnal.y fa. s upon
tho members of tho Legislature to
d what ,s best for the people, ana, &aA Dunl w,8h
thoy know that this Is not likely to, Raloy q m1 u fltote prnter8i elected for
bo dono by electing nounio who a(te PP onIy four yellrs. -providing they are
all received but a .. M fm Ion o, ,W J. F q
tho total voto of tho state, Tho law, u no ab,0 Rmo,umenUf ought not to bo
gotten up by Mr. ITRen did no abn JWec Near y 1 Q h.loMIfed t0 Duy a plMl or to rent one
gato tho constltuUon of tho Unit U.land they Q. owned by R fomor printer at whatever
States and of Oregon, and tho Leg , lrcclpUoUi, rocky and almost prl.e ho may choose to charge, Tho
Uturo is still freo to do its duty and . good for sUte should provide the plant and
,ond to do it in " H It Zuro and od for bu, then pay tho printer a good salary
people, regardless of Mr. U Rons law. n and 8hut off M grafUng Mr puutway
If a test voto could to" 'govor mt ," D0 watchful to prc'knows about, if not quit. all. there is
throughout tho stato, on tho question l0 agricultural to bo known about tho printing bus!,
whether tho senator should bo Bourno en 8 ,n " Ja iQ oter. WM, aad lt no geU a ptanl ,t will be
;r tue Ld8 wwo one Md ho wm do BOtklDg but
i . l.. ...vnM.w. 'I'n n 110.
no nvcrwneiminKiy uuiwicu. 'um "
(bounded duty of tho Legislature to
i . i.i -rin nni ,11,1 nnt rottllv
clCCt llltn. ThO pCOplO did not Teaiiy
'.dec.de lust Apr... It was not a square
Ideal, because Bourne's money was
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nnnrod out like water to offset tho re-
It Is a prlnclplo of law that all con
tracts tainieu wun irauu uru vum, mm
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If It was Bourncte raonoy and not his
tracts tainted with fraud arc void, and
'if It was Bourncte raonoy and not his i
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merits that secured his plurality, tho
cholco was In a senso fraudulent; It
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was not fair and oven, and nobody is
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bound by It.
THE RACE PROBLEM.
mi I .t .tt .ll.,l, !!
1I1U1U IO U BUUU uuui Ul juviiidm ......
bo overwhelmingly dcicateu. -inis
In tha case It certainly Is not tho
nib uiu uwv, j
on j10 paTt 0f Southern statesmen or'ftgont and his favorites In Pendleton
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0thcrwlso prominent men about tho
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boiuiioii ot wnai tnoy can mo iuKru
or raco prouicm. Mticn or u is
gCBtive of tho expatriation of tho col-
orcu peoino. ounio uxiiruu u. nuim
tint they will mostly movo up North
nftcr awhllo Impelled thorcto, wo
Buppoao tho thought Is, by unbearablo
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,,rescrlptlon and persecution. An-
otucr brilliant suggestion Is that thoy (
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u x-aiiiiiuu UHUiiiai.,iuvii yiiii uuj muiu
than whlto pcoplo and then If they
did go, what would they do after tho
cannl wnB finished? And how could
they all or a largo ot tho land offleo nt Tho Dalles, do self and Is no great respector of preco
bo maintained thoro7 But In Bomo way , ...., dents. Ho will find out all that a man
or another thoy nro to bo gotten rid
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of, If poBBlblo, for It BeomB to bo con-,
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coded that to oxtormlnato them would
bo too big a Job.
Thoro nro moro sons.blo Southern
ers, However, -who perceive mu mny ,
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era, however, who percclvo tho folly
.KIIOW llini tllO BOUIU IIL'UUH UIO iiiuiir
lillWIT illtV iMU hJUMfclt IIVUO ...w.
of tho Negroes and could not well do
without It, oven If a good many of
them don't work much. Tho fact Ib
that tho colored pcoplo havo a perfect
right to ltvo In tho South, or In nny
other pnrt of tho country, tho samo as
UIIIVI I'll. 1. u. ..w vuuu.ifl ... .....- .-..
whlto pcoplo havo, and to tho samo
rlghtB nnd llbortlce under tho law, nnd
protection by tho law, because thoy
aro full logal cltlzonB. A good many
pcoplo who discuss "tho Negro prob
lorn" socm to nssiimo that tho Negro
Is a crcaturo to bo considered as ono
entirely apart irom mcrnocriwuii m
tho human family, as a part of tho
nntlrnlv itnnrt from mcmborflhll) In
uruiu uniiiiuu ui buiiiu yvv.v..v.. i
ptaiuo not to bo compered at all ox-
M.n nnat lAnllnl
u i wi.i, nnmn means
IU VU.ll.UVl.u.. -- ,
of getting rid of them.
entertain this sort of Idea cannot dlB
curb tho matter Intelligently. Tho No-
cubs uio manor iniciiigonuy. muiw
... i. n,w.nnin,i n n. imrt of
groeB must bo accepted na a part of,
tll0 cmz0ry of tho country nnd treat-
ed accordingly. If thoy vlointo tno
laws punlBh them. Kncourngo thorn
by nil posBlblo menus to work, to b
IndiiBtrlotiB nnd honest nnd to becomo
Independent. Hut thoy nro not to bo
exterminated nor expatriated. Thoro
Is no need of full Baclal equality, and
it Ib not or should not bo doalred on
ono Bldo moro than on tho othor.
Thoro Is no Boclalteauallty among
whlto pcoplo olthor and no great fuss
Is mado about It. But colored pcoplo
ought to bo accorded their political
rights, and encouraged to prlzo Amer
ican citizenship by political rocognl
tlon. Thrtr labor Is needed In many
nva nml n lnri'n nmnoriion oi ilium
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nro capable and willing workers. If
both races would behavo thoniBolvos
better and work moro and talk loss,
and each attond to Its own business,
and rocognlxo others' rights, tho "raco
problom" would soon dwlndlo Into In
PROBAiLY NO FRAUD HERE.
i. n.nvim Hutt Hninn of tho Pondlcton ,
men suspected of landirrabblng havo
. nM.A..inn f om nasturo
BU aa fllll,
DUVIIIVtl .ov .v.. '
THE 1N35W AGKB, PORTLAND, OREGON
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aooui mi Buu, uui. n. uv b u..
that prominent men should be accused
....! t . .M,i.hin. .
fir ii.iiii ii.Liu.i. M.KJI .u. M.0.....t B'W. niv
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tiers with tho money necessary to buy
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..- a. ... ...... r n n. a. v.... a v. rr
mew, .cruu -.---
them for pasture, in tniB transaction
tho government was ocnen eu, ror u,
got all tho lands were worm, ana no-
!,,, , imrmwi Mr Ralev savB ho
body was harmed. Mr. ltaiey sayB no
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Will UO OUl Ol jiuunuu ui "id icaoiiib
speculation, which by tho way was
'not a secret transaction at all, as ho
' nformed tho department of what 1)
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'mi nlmiit nnd It mado no oblectlon
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was about and It mado no objoctlon,
purchased tho amount allowed by law
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to each Individual and complied fully
Willi mo law in uuuuuiiik uuu, uuiu ......
... . , u , .for tho Improper acts of a few of them,
has been a good deal of fault, found ...
,,. ., . , . nnd which wero no worso than whit
lately with tho management of affairs
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on 1110 UM1UUIIU liounamu, auu luu
jmva been tho objdets of considerable .
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criticism, nnu tins auacK on imioy anu
bub-furnish looks a good deal into revenge
nnd spltowork They aro men of too
tnucn wcaitn nnu ioq iubu cimruciur
to try to acquire lands by fraud, and
'nro ,neri 0f too good business sonso to
bo. oven If they woro so 'disposed
when thoy know tho government was
watching tho land buslnces ery close-1
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jy( nnd wnon mo lanus in quesuon
wero scarcely worth fencing anyway.
RUCTION AT THE DALLES.
Tho motives and reasons for the
,.i .. xr it Mnin ri-t !
.itxJ'can during tho tlmo ho Btnys about
but Hon. M. A. Moody, on whoso
' tho big ditch, nnd thoro Ib likely to bo
recommendation Nolan wap appolntod,, n '
inoro doing hi that ouartor hereafter
nns Hinted at Bomo oi mo rcnsonB in
a general way and can doubtlcsa go
moro Into tlctnll If ho desires. Nolan
owed tho ofTlco entlroly to Mr. Moody,
but nftor ha was fairly installed In it
1n.n.Mn nn Im Inl Ittin tml nvnrKnnrmf
uocn,no' nB ,B ". ovuro,-"","K '
and dlsagrceablo to tho patrons or tiio
oiiico, nnu u muy uu uuuiubuu miuwuu
Ingratitude tp 1;1 benefactor. M.
Moody stood very high with tho ad
ministration when ho wns a member
of Congress, as In fact ho has dono
over Blnco, probably having far moro
Influcnco nt Washington man wli-'
llamson ca-ot did oven boforo tho ln -
.llnltnnnf nml lit mav lit thrnilirh
...v.....u..". ...... , . o-
Moody's suggcBtlon that Nolan was
ordered to mnko a report concerning
cortaln transactions. Ho BOURht to
ld making tho report, but on an (
'imnoratlvn order from Washington did
tuiuviwiMV vmvt a.vm. , . .wm.mow. m...
B. 8"11 hla rcBlgnatlon alonK with
t. tho presumption
t,,nt ho know tno report wouiu invoivo
I1IB UIBmiBBUI II UO Ultl IlUt rVDIIJII.
Mention of tlicso mattors Invites tha
reflection thnt It was a great mlstnUo
n tin Now Aco wild nt tho tlmo. for
tho pcoplo of this district to defeat
Mnmlv nml nnnilnntn Williamson.
Moody had served two terms In Con
gross and had becomo Influential, nnd
wnB especially liked by tho President,
and If kept In Congress till now could
havo boon a grent power for Oregon
.,. ,... ,. ,. William,, .lnn-
Everybody knows tho history of bis." mado enough off tho stato?
brief congressional career, and for tho
last two years or so Oregon has had
nn rAnrrRntatlon in tho hOUSO. TllO
pcoplo of this district wero never
sorved as ably and well in the house
as when Mr. Moody was a rnomber,'
and aro not likely to bo sorved so well
run n Inni ff tmrt fft tfATTI A.
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THE STATE PRINTING PLANT.
Stato Printer-elect Dunlway is to bo
onnirrninlato.1 nn.l commended for his
determination to buy a complete print
Ing plunt for tho Btate houao, rather
than aubmlt to P. O. Baker's exactions
. . ., . Ident la 1908. Tho next best man Is
In relation to tho plant which ho owns,"ieni m av
... 'elnht. In the people's estimation Is
and which other state printers havo Bia ""
t ..!! i ..A m TlaUAt'o Inrtna
UC'UU UUIIKCU VU UHI uu i.i " v....w,
Tho stato ought to own Its printing
Plant, and If Mr. Dunlway provides
one It would bo well for tho stateto
' take it off his hands if it Is what tho
., . a thn old slant left
over from Baker's regl me nobody I
wl shed any tears If ho couldn't get ,
enough for It to pay him for hauling
it ,nv Ho mnilo fnntieli out of tho I
.l n a .a . a . ...". . vv
' . .. mnn
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,.,... l.1.ll .. r -n nrlnlri.
w - -.-.-. -- - -"-;"-,
- - -- , n r
to pay tho price of a now plant, more
it i ..... ...
rr less, ror tno uso or uaKers oiu
President Roosevelt always means
'right and generally does right, but ho
ia impulsive and Bomotlmes does peo-
p0 nn injustlco unintentionally, and
this wbb tho caso when ho discharged
a wholo regiment of colored Boldlcrs
buiuiuiu unuii iuuuisu , uuu rrw.u
ilniilitlnsn tnllph nxntrnrnlni nv HOlltll.
Labor unions will gain nothing by
'golng Jnto polu,c8 unlcflS they orgnn.
(q solidly (ho candidates
Izo to support solidly (he candidates
'... B..i in.
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thnt suit them best of tho two prlncl
If they try to havo a
jjui v u& iuvii unu UllU Uk u
,i.,i it. .m i..
party of their own and put up separate
CIIIIU1UUIH, IHUJf Will Ulll
Ltrongcr of thcB6 two groat partC8, as
Prohbtlon,Bta nnd socialists do, and
For tho first ttmo In tho history of
tho United States a President Is be-
ond tho conflnc8 of lho country but
Prfsldcnt RooBovolt is a law Unto him-
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u is rcpancu mui jacit iiuuiiuwo
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IB llglirillK UIl IIHIK "IB HIIU UB'
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n lirtltirr rr1 1 4 Innl Iviaa nannnlnllv nt
m, uwitlf, VIIViWIM wvw. wui-wmm.,,
winter, but ho doesn't
find It very easy to get his hand In
nga.n Times aro different from what
they used to bo.
Marlon county as well as Mult
nnnmli nlunvc .lnlma ntitl nnnrlv nl
wnya gcta ono ot tho prcfldlng offlcors
. i,n 1 niaint.,rn mil imm
otnor villamotto Valley counties and
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uouinorn anu caaiurn wrvKuu,
In anything like a closo election tho
colored voters hold tho balanco of
power In Boveral states. Yet some
neonln think thoy nro nolltlcally Rood
..www.u ..... .... .w t.-.. w .,
for nothing except to vote tho straight
Frank Davoy of Marlon county
seema to bo In tho lend for speaker
i, linmin lmt ihii in n ciibo whoro
of the. House, but this Is a caso wnoro
. bn deceptive. The
appearances moy bn deceptive
Multnomah members nro to bo con
If tho stato Is going to buy any
printing plant It should get a new,
good ono, nnd roject all overtures to
buy tho old outfit of Frank Baker's,
& W0Uld ,lk t0 Un,0atL Ka8n,t
It Is pretty well known that Har-
rlman is about tho biggest fraudulent
land grabber in tho country, or that
roads at which ho Is tho head havo
beon, but thero is no danger of his
being Indicted and convicted.
Thoro aro not over 20 Btato senators
who havo moro or loss hopes of being
elected president It will bo something
strange if Multnomah county gets
neither that offleo nor tne. speaKeramp.
President Roosevelt has again de
clared that ho would not run for Pres.
Any Republican member will bo
easily forgiven for Ignoring Statement
No. 1 to tho extent of voting for Bomo
fit ma iBstead of Bourno for Senator.
Nobody is going to worry much
about Nrho will be nominated for
mayor H&ul after the holidays. Then
the busslac wM begin to be lively.
"Coumt" Boal Castellalne had a high
old time while the money lasted, but
now he seens to be hard up against
It aad serves him right.
Sherlf Stevens doesn't have one
tenth the fuss that Sheriff Word had,
and some people don't like so much'!
CATE Phone Main 2318
H Portland, 0re.on
For Fino Wine, and Ltqnor,, calUt
m!l ! TPfl
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Staple and Fancy Groceries, Fruits, Produce
CIGARd AND TOBACCO
Phone East 374 460-462 L Bumslde St.
Freo delivery Phone Et 653
417 Union Ave. North Portland, Ore
Lewis & Glark Cigar Co.
Ask for tho Celebrated
Lewis & Clark Cgar - I2c
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Phone Pacific 2263
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Cheap for cash or easy payment.
Latest Popular Songs
25c, Five for $1, Postpaid
10-Cent Sheet Music
Postpaid. Standard Classical
and Popular Sheet Music, 10c
88 NORTH THIRD ST.
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ttiray Dog Manhattan Mining ..
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C. A- STOCKTON, Broker
Nevada Gold and Copper Mines
Phone Main 6144
221 Lumber Exchange
Weekly Market Letter or Dally Market Quotationi Pnrfclanri OrAflOTl
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We have choice city and suburban dwelling lots at
reasonable prices. Our list is resplendent with bargains
in city business property, water front property, farm
lands, hop lands, etc. -
Call on us before investing.
Portland Realty and
106 Sacond Straat
PORTLAND COFFEE & SPICE GO.
Importers and Manufacturers
Tea, Coffee. Spices, Extracts
and Baking Powder
24 ann 26 Front Street
Crane Bottle Co.
Wholcnalo Dealers In
Carry tho Inrgost stock of BottliB on.
tho Pacltlc Coast. Mail Order ship
ments given prompt attention-
Office, 14th and Couch Sts.
Portland Fluff Rug Co.
Worn Brussels and Ingrain
Carpets Into Rugs
Prompt Attention and Good Service Bmranteeoi:
790 Wh.BitoB St, Portland, Oregon-.
Furniture oi duality
We sell Quality goods Fur
niture that it made from
Natural Wood, that will give
satisfaction under hard
wear. The same will hold
good of our carpets, and
stoves. That's the kind we
AU the Credit You Want
and Sperry Mills
U. S. A.
Lou Dillon Ooldfleil Mining Co.
KukIu'h Net Hulrvlow Mining Co
'L.ilwulntv lluilatmitl MlltlllLT I'n.
HiivtT rioic Kxtcn.ion uiuub wo.
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Kxtcmlon Co,,or to.