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THE DALLES WEEKLY CHRONICLE. WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER 21, 1898
The Weekly Ghroniele.
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OFFICIAL PAPER OF WASCO COCNTY.
' Published in two parts, on Wednesdays
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Address aU communications to"THF CHRON
ICLE," The Dalles, Oregon.
Yesterdav John Hotter waB admitted
into citizenship in the United States.
We are informed that Dr. G. E. San
ders, who formerly owned the dental
office of Dr. A. Sturdevant, will Boon
open an office in The Dalles. Further
particulars as to the location will be
"If to be a man were to wear one of
thoee elegant night robes displayed in
Pease & Mays' furnishing goods window
I could almost wish to be a man." We
did not bear a lady say this, bat we C3n
well understand how she might after
seeing them. The next best thing is to
nrooonf irnn. hnohanil a-1 f h rtTin ThflB
fltcwuw jvu uuavrHuu " J
range in price trom 39 cent 8 to $1.87 and
are really elegant.
Press Agent Gate9, of Hi Henry's
Minstrels, gave ns a very pleasant call
today. Mr. Gates eeems to be already
a great favorite with Dalles people, his
genial disposition winning him many
friends daring the day spent here. This
afternoon a number of gentlemen ac
companied him to tbeir special cars
which they report not only neat in the
extreme, bat replete in every detail.
Messrs. S. L. Brooks, G. A. Lie be and
G. W. Miller, who returned from Hood
River last evening, report things lively
in that vicinity, the residents being
greatly encouraged over the prospects of
the new mill to be built there. The site
chosen is just above the month of Hood
River and above the high water mark,
the mam building to be 200x40 feet,
with offices, dryhonses, etc. Its capacity
will be 150.000 feet a day and its cost,
The secretary of the department of su
perintendence, a department of the state
teachers' association, has called a meet
ing of the department for. Dec. 28th and
29th, at Portland, for the purpose ofdia
cnsBing thoroughly the various phases of
needed school legislation with a view to
making recommendations to the legisla
ture that is to meet in January next. It
is expected that all person? who can
possibly attend will be present on this
occasion. The complete program will
appear in tomorrow's Oregonian.
Speaking of unlimited tickets, the D.
P. & A. N. Co. certainly has a record in
thiamine. A few days ago a gentleman
who was making the trip op the river
presented a round trip ticket which had
been Issued September 23, 1891, seven
years ago. He claims it was the first
round trip ticket issued .by the line, al
thonght nothing certain' regarding this
fact can be determined, as the tickets
then were not numbered, but it Is
thought likely, as the first through trip
was made on that date. However, it
was honored and the man found out iu
this case his ticket was unlimited.
A Olympia dispatch says: "Articles
of incorporation ot the . Columbia &
Klicktint Railroad Company, rendered
by the state of Oregon, were filed in the
secretary of state's office by E. . Ly tie,
D. C. O'Reilly and A. E. Hammond.
The line will extend from a point on the
Columbia ' river at Lyle, Klickitat
county, by the most feasible route to the
town of Goldendale, a distance of about
30 miles. The principal offices of the
company will be located at Wasco, Sher
man county, Oregon. The capital stock
is (300,000, issued in shares of $100.'.'
A week from tomorrow will be Christ
mas day,' and still the question is unset
tled as to whether'' Monday will be ob
served as a holiday. It should he de
cided at'once by a petition being circu
lated to that effect, which would surely
be signed by every baainees house in the
city. The schools will close next Fri
day, when appropriate exercises will be
held in the different rooms, and opened
ou Tuesday, January 3d. This will give
thoee pupils from the country who de
sire to spend the holidays at home, suf
ficient time in which to return. '
We can all walk on the water now,
and all day long people may be Been
crossing the river on the ice. The In
dians seem to be determined to do all
their crossing while no ferriage can be
charged. Although the ' weather baa
moderated greatly, it ie not thought the
blockade will break until a rattling good
chinook makes its appearance. Skating
in Portland has ceased, bat the ice is
etill fairly good on the sloughs and on
the edges of the river here. . Stadleman
is engaged in cutting ice on his pond be
low the city, and he reports this year's
A letter received by Mr. L. Heppner
from his brother, Hermann, informs
him that James Blakeney is get
ting along nicely after the serious
operation which was performed on his
leg Thursday. The difficulty arose from
the fact that the fracture being oblique
allowed some muscular tissue to get be
tween the broken fragments, preventing
the bone from knitting as it should. The
bane was scraped and re-set,when it was
bound together with wires. It required
two boars and a half to complete the
operation, and during the time Mr.
Blakene? was under the influence of
anesthetics. It will be- some time be
fore be can think of returning home.
I Monday's Dally.
Agent Allaway went to P.ortland this
W. Lord came up from Portland Satur
Max Vogt returned last night from a
short trip to the metropolis. .
Mrs. J. B. Crossen left this morning
for a week's visit in Portland.
Harry Liebe left this morning for a
short business trip to Portland.
Mrs. L. E. Crowe returned Saturday
evening from a short visit in Portland. t
Mrs. W. H. HigginB is down from
Umatilla today aud will return this
A. S. Fleet, who spent several days ii
the city last week, returned to Cascades
Mrs.S.L.Brooks,who has been visiting
her brother in Independence and triends
in Salem, returned Saturday night.
H..F. Jochimaen and L. C. S. Rorden
are now iicensea to wea, scanty jibt
Kelsay having made the necessary am
These be the nights when all are liable
to fall into the ditch, the electric lights
somehow failing to shine as brightly as
they were wont to.
MiRRen Helen and Clara Cresap, nieces
of J. A. Douthit. came up from Portland
last night, where they have been attend
ing St. Helen's Hali, and will spend the
Mr. Brooks in ornis ns that the river
is rising rapidly this afternoon and that
the ice is beginning to move, it wm
take bat a short time to clear the river
after it begins to go.
The laving of the water mains on
Fonrth el reet will Drobabl v be completed
today. Those who are already receiving
the benefit of the new mains are loud in
their praises of the extra amount of
The following officers for the ensuing
year were elected yeateraay at we
Christian . Snnday school. Superin
tendent, G. E. Stewart ; asst. supt., S.
D. fcrarner; secretary, Miss una ungues;
treasurer, May Junes: organist. Miss
It is to be hoped that our people have
not allowed the numerous attractions
which have visited our city to entirely
shut out the fact that the greatest event
of the season is to take place Friday
evening at the Vogt, when Jackson En
gine Co. give their grand ball. Make
preparations to attend.
We have had a surfeit of traveling
shows for some time past.Jbnt at present
none are billed to appear earlier than
February, when McEwen, the hypnotist,
who caused such a sensation on his pre
vious vieit to the city, will again be with
ua. He is now in Victoria, B. C. where
he is attracting large audiences.
Low prices are not the only attraction
offered by Pease and Mays, the interior
decorations of the store being well
worth a visit. The different depart
ments are tastefully arranged with holi
day goods. The grocery department is
particularly pleasing in its holiday drees
of fir boughs, mistletoe and holly.
Apparently the Oregon Telephone &
Telegraph Co. has awakened to the
importance ot lbe Dalles as a telephone
center. This is evidenced in their recent
mprovementfir and new construction.
The opening of an all-night service, the
replacing of make transmitters ' by solid
back, long-distance transmitters, reduc
tion in rentals and the new Dufur line
all point to the one thing.
Cut this out and bring it to the Jacob-
sen Book and Music Co. as a special in
ducement which we offer for this week
only, to purchasers of mandolins, banjos,
or guitars. To those purchasing instru
ments as per this special oner, we will
give a term of one month's lessons, free
of charge, frot. iyan, tne weii-xnown
teacher of mandolin, guitar and banjo,
has been engaged by us to give the les
sons, which constitute this special offer.
Messrs. Holbrook, Steel and Smith,
commissioners from Multnomah county,
arrived .in the city last night for the
purpose of inspecting the new steel
furniture in the vault at the clerk's
office. They are considering the ad
visability of placing the same kind in
the Portland office. It is certainly
worth every cent it cost the county, and
anyone having valuable records there
can rest assurd that they are safe.
At last the rains, so long predicted,
have reached us, and skating is at an
end. The river blockade still looks
pretty Bolid, although along the edges
the water is beginning to peep out from
its coverlet of ice. If the present weather
continues till tomorrow the blocks will
begin to move without the aid of the
Chinook, which stirs everything in Its
patbwav. This morning the Klickitat
mail-carrier dared to cross the river, but
t is said that as be neared the other
Bide he seemed to be in somewhat
more of a rush than when be first started.
It takes a good amount of nerve to risk
one's life on the ice which covers the
Columbia now. Indeed, many would not
ttempt it when the ice is at its strong
Last evening- one of the telephone
wires on Second street, just above No-
an's store, tell on tbe electric light wire
und burned in two, making a very pret
ty eight, as the .colors of the rainbow
could he eeen flashing from the wire;
The wire then fell to the ground. Had
any one happened to touch this fiery in
strument at that time, he wonld have
been electrified with a vengeance, and
someone else would have been compelled
to tell the story. Fortunately no one
came in contact with it. , -
A New berg paper has the following
concerning tbe man who was brought
here recently from Hood River and ex
amined for insanity, but finally let go,
sufficient proof not being found. "A
fellow who gives his name as John .
Stocking, and who eeems to be doing
quite a business on a very small capital,
has been about town for several days.
During bis short stay about town be has
traded a band of horses supposed to be
somewhere east of the mountains for a
farm, bought a pretty good bouse, rented
two or three others, posed as a Grand
Army man, sponged several square
meals, and he appears to be still on the
bunt for other worlds to conquer. He
seems to be a little daft, and yet rather
smooth in some ways." .
Saturday night after tbe minstrel show
a few members of the company were en
tertained by the Elks at their hall, and
tbe reputation of tbe hosts in the line of
hospitality is sufficient proof of the en
joyment of the hours spent together.
Many excellent specialties were given
by the gueata and a banquet was served
during tte evening. The Dalles Elks
were more than pleased with the genial
manners of the members of this com
pany, who p'oved themselves perfect
gentlemen in every respect.
If to stand in slippery places means to
be wicked, Dalles people must have
been terrors this morning, for it was al
most an impossibility to .stand upon
one's "pins," so . Biippery were me.
walks. Many a citizen, etarting ont
with bis head in the air and assuming
his ueual amount of dignity, found that
he was not "so many" aa he hit the
sidewalk with a dull thud, which made
him think he still had on bis skates,
having forgotten to take them off when
be came borne early Sunday morning.
Many of our stores are making ex
tensive and beautiful decorations for
the Christmas holidays; but perhaps the
most elaborate is thnt of A. M. Williams
& Co.. where the artistic hand of Ern
est Jensen is plainly visible in every de
tail. In the center of tbe store is the
battleship Oregon, constructed of towels,
napkins and table-linen, replete in
every part and wonderful in the con
struction. To the front of the store is
the arch of peace, decorated in ever
greens and bunting and upon which are
pictures representing the different
battles of the late war and tbe heroes of
tbe same, and in the very center a fine
likeness of President McKinley. The
taste shown in displaying the goods is
also worthy of mention ; while the two
large show windows, arranged by the
male clerks, would reflect credit on pro
fesaional window dreseers. Our dry
goods stores are np to date in every way
Tuesday's Dally. '
Mr. W. H. Moody made a flying trip
to Portland today.
Rev. Frank Soaulding is up from
Hood River today.
Sheriff and Mrs.' Robt. Kellv returned
last night from a short trip to Salem
Miss Hattie Ricks came up on last
evening'? train and returned to Bonne
Remember that on Friday and Satur
day of this week you will be spared the
trouble of cooking your pastry, for you
may secure everything in that line by
calling at Pease & May's grocery depart;
ment, where the ladies of the Congrega
tional church will have on sale bread,
pies, cakes, etc.
Judge Thoa. O'Day and Hon. Wallace
McCammant are in the city today from
Portland. This morning they appeared
before Judge Bradshaw on a motion for
a change of venue in the case of S. W.
Aldrich vs. the Columbia ' Southern
Railwav. Tbe judge has taken the
matter under advisement.
A sister of Mr. W. H. Reeves, the
brakeraan, whose right foot was so bad
ly mashed by falljng trom the train
about two weeks ago, informs us that
upon reaching the hospital in Portland
it was found necessary to amputate the
foot, which was done on the following
Sunday. The patient ia now getting
along very nicely.
A Telegram was received by Mr. C.
Stobling last evening announcing that
his son, Arthur, is on board the trans
port Srondia which arrived in San Fran
cisco Sunday.' Tbe Scandia is in quar
antine, and no mail or passengers bad
been landed, neither was anyone per
mitted to go on board, so that it is diffi
cult to tell how soon he will return.
Among the names of those who re
ceived awards for exhibits at tbe Omaha'
exposition we notice that of E. L. Smith
of Hood River for a collection of apples,
and William Taylor & Son, of The
Dalles, for apples and pears. The or
chard of the latter, which is situated
on Dry Hollow, is known to be one of
tbe finest in the country, and a model
It would seem that such weather as
this could not fail to "cut some ice" with
the condition of tbe river and cause the
blockade to seek down-the-river points ;
but aa yet no move is made in that di
rection. The river, however, has
risen about two feet and caused the ice
jam to extend a little farther up the
stream. Just wait till that Chinook
comes and there won't be enough ice
left to cool a glass of water.
There are plenty of laborers in this
section and other portions of the state to
meet present demands, and the cry that
ie being circulated about the scarcity of
labor is a myth and will only do barm in
flooding 'the country with men from
other states, who, cot being able to get !
work, will scon be classed has "hobos." J
There aro plenty of men for railroad
and other work men idle at present and
willing to work. Walla Walla States
This morning at the session of tbe
county court, which had been adjourned
from December 5th, the matter of making-
Hood Riyer a public highway again
was brought up, when at . the . recom
mendation of the appraisers of the land
adjacent to the river, the Hood River
Lumbering Company was awarded
$2,000 damage on one piece of land at
the mouth of the river. As damage for
crossings made on tbeir land farther np
the river $ 40 was given them.
So contradictory are the reports con
cerning existing conditions at Manila
that it seems impossible to find out the
truth regarding the matter. Last week
a telegraphic dispatch from Honolulu
contained the reports given by a nuree
who had just returned from there, which
was horrowing in theextreme and calcu
lated to cause much anxiety to parents
having dear ones in tbat far off land. At
the time the report came it seemed
strange to all that none of the soldier
boys writing home had giyen accounts
which represented matters in anything
like such a terrible condition. Although
they would no doubt keep back a por
tion of tbe truth, had euch misery ex
isted 'lis. likely some of them would have
told of it. We therefore publish an
Oregonian editorial which not only
denies the statements made by the nurse,
but will no doubt give encouragement to
fathers and mothers whose sons are
compelled to remain there until March
at least. ,
. Mrr. A. Jackson is lying at her home
at La Grande, says the Chronicle, in a
very precarious condition, the result of
a slight accident about thirty days ago.
While sweeping, her hand slipped from
the top of tbe broom handle and struck
her on the breast; a slight blow to which
she paid no attention at the time. . This
has been growing from bad to' worse
until now, Dr. Honan, tbe attending
physician, gives little encouragement to
her family of her recovery.
This morning Fred Burchtorf, ac
companied by Dr. Hollister, left tor
Portland, where the doctor will consult
with other surgeons regarding Mr.
Burchtorf's condition. It will be re
membered that several months ago Mr.
Burchtorf fell from a building on which
he was working, spraining his ankle and
receiving other bruises. After a few
weeks be was able to be about the streets
again, but failed to recover aa might be
wished. Having suspicions that there
may be some internal injury his physi
cian suggested that Portland specialists
be consulted, and therefore the trip is
made. It ia however hoped that no
serious injury will be detected.
The Renfort & Condon Telephone Co.
is wide awake, in fact It has been very
wide awake ever since May 6th, 1895,
giving all night and all day service
without interruption. All its trans
mitters are of the long distance type and
it keeps np with the latest improve
ments. This company inaugurated a
reasonable rental and ita popularity ie
shown by its new list which will be out
this month containing the names of
over 360 oona-nde subscribers. This
large list enables its patrons in the vicin
ity of its toll line stations at Eight-Mile,
Boyd, Dufur, Gorman and Kingsley to
communicate direct with all places of
any importance in The Dalles. Its
country line ia equipped with the finest
bridged" telephones on a full metallic
circuit and ia giying perfect ealiaiaction
In this city on Monday evening, Dec.
5th, 1898, Mr- Henry Johnston and Mrs,
Mary E. Howell, Rev. D. V. Poling, tbe
pastor of the Congregational church of
this city, officiating.
Mre. Howell was formerly associated
in missionary work at Hoonah, Alaska
She was working under a commission of
tbe Presbyterian board of missions of
New York, and labored in all five years
in the frozen Northland. ' Her former
houne was in Allegheny City, Pa.
Mr. Johnston is a prosperous and
highly respected citizen of White
Solmon, Wash., and deserves the splen
did wi'e he has found in the former Mrs.
Howell. Mr. and Mrs. Johnston wil)
make their future home in. White
Salmon. They have the best wishes of
a large circle of friends.
A Pleasant Snrprlae.
Last night about twenty ladies of the
Woman's Relief Corps, met at the home
of Mrs. J. A. McArthur, and proceeded
to Mr. Parkins' residence to tender a
surprise to Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Rees,
who reside there, Mre. Rees being a
member of the W. R. C. The affair was
complete surprise,, but the ' oung
couple regained tbeir composure, and
made all welcome. Time flew rapidly,
while conversation, music and a delicious
luncheon were indulged in, and during
the evening Mrs. C. F. Stephens, in be
half of the W. TJ. C. presented Mrs.
Rees with a pretty fruit stand. Beside
the ladies of the W. R. C, Miss Quaid,
of Portland, and Miss Anna Stubling
How to Look Good.
Good looks are really more than skin
deep, depending entirely on 'a healthy
condition of all the vital organs. If the
liver be inactive, you have a bilious look ;
if your kidneys be effected, you have a
pinched look. Secure good health and
you will surely have good looks. "Elec
tric Bitters" is a good Alternative and
Tonic. Acts directly on the stomach
liver and kidneys. Purifies the blood,
cures pimples, blotches and boils, and
gives a good complexion. Every bottle
guaranteed. ' Sold at Blakeley & Hough
ton's drug store. 50 cents per bottle, o
v 5 K EWAKD.
Per head, for the return of twenty
head of cattle which , were lost above
Mill creek falls. Branded R-A on the
left shoulder and two crops off tbe right
ear. Return same to SaltmarBhe's stock
yards and receive rewards
20-d2tw8W Rock Axleby.
It is said tbat a fool and bis money are
soon parted, and yet lota of fools keep
right on accumulating wealth. .
THE FAIR' ENDED.
A Fine . Frog-ram Last Night Receipts
That Dalles people are loyal to home
talentwas proven last night, when, after
attending the fair on the two previous
evenings, being attracted by thu singing
of Miss Bloch, the house was equally as
well filled to listen to an entertainment
given by our local talent.
Messrs. Benton and Long.accompanied
by A. W. Baldwin, at the piano, opened
theevening with a cornet and clarionet
duet. Dalles people have reason to be
proud of havingsuch thorough musicians
as these in ' their midst, for they are
capable of filling positions in any com
pany, where large salaries might be
drawn. Instead, we are privileged to
listen to their selections frequently, for
their services are always willingly given.
The Scotch duet by George Weigel and
Hilda Beck was particularly pleasing,
for, added to the sweetness of their
voices and their admirable manner 'of
acting, was tbe pretty Scotch costumes,
so becoming to them.
Again the audience was delighted with
the lantern swinging, the arrangement
of which makes a very pretty effect) and
was well done.
Will Crossen then appeared in a Negro
eketch. Thia is the first time Will haa
given a turn of thia description alone,
and tbe audience was more than pleased
with his graceful movements, which
were striking throughout the ridiculous
situations which the character required.
His sham cornet solo in which be was
assisted by J. P. Benton, 'was very tak
ing, and eo well done aa to for a time
puzzle the audience, who were aware he
is not a cornet player.
And now all are wondering if there is
a character eketch which cannot be well
filled by Hampshire and Clarke, al
though appearing in other turns this
was their initial appearance together in
a Dutch Bketch, and they were just as
much of a success as on any previous ap
pearance. Their costumes were immense
in every sense of the word, and their
jokes and singing firat-class. But then,
wo all know what to expect of Art and
-Both of the character sketches were
aided greatly by having as an accompan
ist such a fine musician as Bert Baldwin.
In the voting contest for the tuoet
popular young lady Miss Effie Bolton
was successful in securing the parlor
lamp; while the chair for the most
popular man was won by C. L. Phillips
It has not been fully determined what
the receipts are, but it is thought about
$420, from which the expenses must yet
be deducted. The ladies have labored
hard, bat feel satisfied at the reeults.
A GOOD SHOW.
HI Henry's fcllnstrels High Toned, High
fall a tin (?) aud Hilarious.
The seating capacity of the Vogt was
pretty well tested Saturday night and
many "watched tbeir chance?' and stood
up. Hi Henry's Minstrels received a
flattering reception on their appearance
here, such a reception as is seldom given
to any troupe visiting the city, and it
was well deserved, tbe only disappoint
ment to tbe audience being the shortness
of the program, the curtain dropping up
on tbe last number before any realized
that the performance was half ovei. No
doubt the excellence of the entertain
ment accounted for its apparent short
neaa, as the program was two hours long.
it there a one tnmg above another a
Dalles audience ia noted for it is onr ap
preciation of a good thing and our ac
ceptance of the philosophy that if a little
is good a great deal must be better.
And eo from the minute the curtain rose
every one was on tne alert to catch
everything tbat might be said and to b
sure and let no part of tbe performance
'Twould be impossible to mention
every feature separately, indeed, so
much attention has been given to the
details of tbe show tbat the general ef
fect is fautlese. Every word, movement
and gesture fits in just where it belongs,
making the entire performance har
monious throughout, Ihe singing is es
pecially good and none of tbe voices
seem to have become harsh by cons-taut
use. Tbeir selections were also first-
class and most ot them entirelv new.
The contorionista were truly wonder
ful, and by far tbe finest ever seen here.
It ia plain to be eeen that to be a
member of thia company one must be
an all-around artist in bis profession,
and no others need apply. Hi Henry is
himself pretty Hi toned, as is also his
cornet, from the sweetness of which not
even his wealth of diamonds detracts.
His solos, aa well as tbe selections by
the five cornetists were greatly appre
In short, Hi Henry s show is all tbat
it is "cracked up to be," as thoee who
attended will assert; and those who
tailed to attend are the losers thereby.
Has Bartell Tells a Few Things About
the City Baseball Team Organized.
A letter received from Max BartelJ, at
Manila, though written during the lat
ter part of October, was received but a
day or two ago. Among other things he
gives a very good idea of the streets and
buildings of Manila, as follows :
"Everything is quiet with the excep
tion of a little skirmishing every now
and then, with the insurgents. ;
'Amusements are many and the town
is livening up , and rapidly taking on
American bustle. Many Americans are
already in business and if America de
cides to keep the Ielands it will only be
a short time until Manila will be a live
ly town. One thing, however, will re-
quire a complete revolution, and that is
tbe street car syetem. Manila can sup
port a large railway system and thia
would be tbe first place for American,
capita'. ' -
"The streets are narrow, about thirty
feet wide, very irregular and are paved
mostly with crushed rock. TheEscolta,
tbe main Btieet in the new town, is an
exception, it is about forty feet wide and
is paved with granite cobble stones. It
is on thia street most of the business of
Manila is conducted. Tbe sidewalks
are all, without exception, made of
stone, generally granite slabs about
three feet long and one foot wide. They
are on the average about three feet and
a half wide and in eome places are so
narrow that one person can scarcely
walk on them.
"Tbe buildings are almost all two
story and with few exceptions are alike.
The lower story is of etone or brick
and is rarely used for dwelling purposes
The upper story ia of wood and projects
several feet beyond the lower " wall. It
is this part of the building that is in
variably used for dwelling purposes. In
the center of the building ia a large
conrt, usually about one hundred feet
equare. In this court is a fountain, a
lew ill kept flower beda and several
palm trees. It ia strange that such fine
opportunities for making a fine flower
garden should be overlooked. Instead
of a fine lawn and flower yard, yon find:
only a dirty, nasty quadrangle, not fit
for a dog to sleep in.
One nice thing that has tianepired ia
the organization of tbe American sol
diers' baseball league. Each regiment
furnishes ont. team and tbe winners of a
series of games is to be presented witb a
silver cup. The Oregon nine, of which
i am a memoer, piayea a game last
Monday, the score was 18 to 12, in favor
of the Oregoniane. We are to play the
South Dakota's Saturday, and we hope
to meet with like success."
NEW SALMON LAW.
Some of Its Main Provisions Briefly Set
State Fish Commissioner McGuire is
deluged with letters asking about the
new salmon law, and again a few of its
nl.in nwm.t ai a a n a mtlnl.Ar1
It requires all persons following the"
vocation of fishing, either as employer
or employe, to pay an individual annual
license of $1. In addition he must pay
a license on tbe appliance used, graded
from il tn $25. aa fnllnws Set, n!n SI
gill nets, $2 50; seines, $10 for 500 and
two cents for each additional foot;
pounds nets, $15; fish wheels, $25.
Any appliance used during the close
season, viz.. between 12 o'clock, noon,
February 15th, and 12, noon, April 15tb,
or between 12, noon, the 10th of AoguBt
and 12, noon, the 10th of September, is
subject to confiscation and sale for the
benefit of tbe hatchery fund, and the
person using the appliance is' subject to
a fine of from $50 to $1000, und forfeiture
Lincenses will be issued any time after
January 1st, and expire December 31st.
Commissioner McGuire will eend
blanks and they can be filled out and
returned to the office with the required
fee, and the license will be issued - and
sent to the applicant by return mail.
Tbe commiesioner will, in a few days,
advertise for bids for patrol-boat service,
and tbe cloee season, commencing Feb
ruary 19th, will be strictly enforced.
Mr. G. F. Guntber is in from Moro
Jos. Sherar is in from his home at the
Mrs. T. A. Hudson left thia morning
for a short stay in Portland.
Mr. Emil Prabl, of Kennewick, is in
the city today, and called at this office.
Sol. Oppenheimer, a well known
traveling man is in the city today in tbe
interest of his company.
A- S. Fleet, draftsman of tbe govern
ment engineering department, is in tbe
city from tbe Cascades. Upon bid re
turn Mr. i leet s office is to be removed
to Portland, and he ia to begin drafting
for the ship railway between thia city
In this city, Sunday evening, Dec. -
18th, at the home of the bride,' on the
hill, Mr. A. W. Roberspn and Miss
Grace M. Crow, of this city, were united
in marriage. Rev. Boltz performing the -ceremony.
On 8-Mile, De. 19, to
Mr. and Mrs.
Tim Evans, a daughter.
Friend "And the jury 'was out all
night 1 Ex-Juryman No such good
luck. We were locked in all night."
He Bat, my dear, if she told it to
you in confidence you shouldn't tell me.
She pouting Ob, well, if you. don't
care so hear it never mind.
Flowery Fields (with a groan) Bill,
I'm all busted np. I t'ink I'll hev ter
see a doctor. Weary William Doctor!
Great heavens, Fields! Wot you need
is a plumber.
Medium The spirit of your husband
la here if you wish to aek hint an ques
tions. The widow I want to aek him
where be has been.
THE -MODERN MOTHER
Has found tbat her little ones are im
proved more by tbe . pleasant Syrup of
Figs, when in need of the laxative effect
of a gentle remedy, than by any other.
Children enjoy it and it benefits them.
Tbe true remedy, Syrup of Figs, is
manufactured by the California Fig
Syrup Co. only. ".
-' Cash la Your Checks.
All county warrants registered prior
to Feb. 1, 1895, will be paid at my .
office. Interest ceases after' Nov. 14,
1898. C. L. Phuum,