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THE DALLES WEEKLY CHRONICLE. WEDNESDAY. JUNE 13. 1900.
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I'EUOCKA TIC IXCOXSISTEXCY.
Of Ibe nuny inconsistencies of the
democr.itio parly none is more strik
ing lhan that of its present opposi
tion to the expansion resulting from
our war with Spain. When biought
face to face with the undeniable fact
that the jartv now opposing expan
sion has added every fool cf terri
tory to the original thirteen states,
except AUska, t.nd always, practical
ly, without the consent of the gov
erned ami in one instance, where a
territory now comprising four states
and two territories, or 331,(43,20
acres, was involved, by force of
arms, its leaders take refuge in .toe
defense that the territory acquired
was contiguous and poetically un
occupied, while that recently added
as the result of the war with Spain
is noncontiguous and occupied by
people of another race. But this
defense will avail them nothing in
the light of well authenticated history
which they seem to iougine the
people of this country Lave forgot
ten. The truth is, and il is as well
attested 03 any fact in the history of
the democracy, the attitude of that
party, from the days of Jefferson to
ihc termination cf slavery, was al
ways in favor of the acquisition of
Cuba and at times of other islands
and non-contiguous territory. As
early os 1807 President Jefferson,
writing to his secretary of war,
Madison, said :
"I bid rather have war with Spain
as not if wc Arc to go to war against
England. Our Southern defenses
can take care of the Floridas; volun
teers from the Mexican army will
-dock to our standard and rich pabu
lum will be offered our privateers in
the plunder of their commerce and
coasts; probably Cuba would add
itself to our confederation."
Two years later Jifferson wrote
President Madison regarding the
probability that Napoleon "would
.consent to our receiving Cuba iilo
our union to prevent our aid to
Mexico and the other provinces,'.'
and added these significant words:
"We should then only have to in
elude the North in our confederacy,
which would be, of course, in the
first war and we should have such an
empire for liberty as sue has never
surveyed since the creation, and I
am persuaded no constitution was
ever ocfore so well calculated as ours
for extensive empire and self-government."
Sixteen years later we find Jeffer
son urging the advisability of the
acquisition of Cuba on President
Monroe with evident effect, for
Monroe is on record as saying:
"We ought, if possible, to in
corporate it (Cuba) into our union,
availing ourselves of the most favor
able moment for it, hoping also that
one would arise when it might be
done without a rupture with Spain
or any other power."
As soon as the war with Spain
bad ended, President Pols, anxious
to expand still farther, undertook to
annex the island, making a proposal
for its purchase for $100,000,000.
The offer was refused because Spain
did not wish to part with it.
The agitation for its annexation
waxed hotter under Pierce, who de
clared in his inaugural that:
"Our position and attitude might
render the acquisition of certain
possessions not within our jurisdic
tion, eminently important for our
Professor Callaghan says that
"In the month following Pierce's
election, Buchanan told him that he
should make the purchase of Cuba
the chief aim of his administration
and thus render his narfle as illustri
ous as that of Jefferson, who bad
procured Louisiana for the union."
With this object in view, appar
ently, Buchanan was sent as minister
to London, Mason to France and
Soule to Spain. Confidential instruc
tions were sent to Soule to offer
Spain 100,000,000 for the island,
but should Spain demand more that
(lie president would not have negoti
ations fall, even if ."0,000,000 more
ference and announce the sediments
which tbey held on the subject. The
conference was duly held at Ostend
and the celebrated "Ostend roaoi
festo" was the result. Theysaid:
"Our past history forbids tbst we
should acquire the island of Cuba
without the consent of Spain unless
Justified by the great law ot self-
preservation. After wc shall have
offered Stain a price for Cub far
beyond its present value and this
shall bave been refused, it will then
he time to consider the question:
Does Cuba, in the iKissession of
Spain, seriously injuie our inUrnal
ieaee nrd the- existence of our
cherished union? Should this quest
ion be answered in the atlirtnati ve,
then by evety law buman and divine
we shall be justified in wresting it
from Spain if we possess the power."
President Buchanan, who followed
Pierce, continued the efforts openly
and secretly to annex the island and
utged the matter upon congress in at
least one message during each year
of his administration. That these
messages met with a hearty response,
especially in the democracy of the
South, may be inferred from the
speech of a Mississippi congressman,
who said :
"I propose that wc shall take it
(Cuba) now take it in its perfec
tion, redolent with the rich colors of
its budding flowers and tropical
fruits and productions."
With all these efforts the attempt
to au:.ex the island failed and the
democratic convention, which met in
Charleston to nominate a successor
"Resolved that the democratic
party are iu favor of the Hand of
Cuba upon such terms as shall be
honorable to ourselves and just to
The convention failed to nominate
but the two democratic conventions
held subsequently at Ba'tiniorc and
Richmond, which made separate
nominations for the presidency, each
adopted the resolution which ex
pressed the sentiment Of the demo
cratic party from Jefferson to the
abolition of slavery when the chief
incentive of democratic expansion
was removed forever. And tLc one
significant fact in all this record is
that these vigorous sires of a degen
erate and emasculate progeny never
for a single moment thought of ask
ing the consent of the inhabitants of
any territory they sought to ncquircj
or dreamed that the declaration ol
independence bad any application in
The demociats. fusionists, popu
lists, and general kickers against a
government for the betterment of
all can look at the result in Oregon
with alarm, says the Wal'.a Walla
Union. It indicates that the great
American people are true to the
flag; that the American voter is still
patriotic and in favor of the exten
sion of American territory, of Amer
ican trade, and of American freedom.
It means that the progress that has
been made in America during the
past forty years is to continue, and
that our government is advancing
with the world and keeping in the
front rank. As Orcgcn went, so will
go the nation.
The democratic leaders over in
Oregon are rubbing their eyes trying
to look surprised and wondering why
that statu rolled up largely increased
republican majorities, says the Walla
Walla Union. Tbey pretend not to
The leaders of Oregon democracy
have been in a sort of dream for
weeks. Tbey bave imagined that
the tropic believed their humbug
about imperialism ; they tickled each
oth;r with stories of how they weie
pulling the wool over the ordinary
voter's eyes in telling him that this
government would go to the "bow
wows and lecorre a monarchy if be
did not vote against the republican
party; they conjured up a lot of silly
nonsense about the Porto Rican tariff
being a crime and imagined that they
could blind the voter into believing
Jhcir weak tales; they wilfully lied
about the administration of Presi
dent McKinley and against the policy
ot the republican- party in regard to
expansion and the protection
American holdings under the Ameri
can flag, and they stopped at uo argu
ment, however untrue, however
pucrhe, however malicious, that they
believed would deceive the voter as
to the real work of the republican
Having set this trap for votes and
having thus bake 1 it with misrepre
sentation nh.nu HiJmn.ir nnivitri. "P8 reP-i HS,
The official canvas o( laat Monday's
vote was concluded this forenoon and
for the state, county and d:sinct ticket
is as follows:
For justice of the supreme court:
Bright (prohibition U5; Green (fusion)
850; Wolverton (republican) 1262.
For f xd commissioner Bailer, rep.,
1132; Kennedy, prohi., 106; Schnl
mericb, fusion, tis7.
For congressman Butler, prohi., 187;
Moody, rep., 1611 ; Simmons, ind.-dem.,
333; Smith, fusion, 498.
For district attorney Menefee, rep ,
1830; Moore, dera., 050.
For j int senator, Ninth district Ben
nett, dein., 1348; Williamson, rep.,
For joint senator, Twelfth district i
Dofur, dera., 1220; Johnston, rep., 13oj.
For j lint senator. Twenty-first dis
trict Steiwer, rep., IMS; Cozad, denj.,
For joint representative Twenty-first
district Baldwin, G&3; Burlinsame,
probi., 120; Eoiroett. rep., 1233 ; Liebe,
deoi., 1112; MoGreer, rep., 1292; Rob
ert, rep., 1290; Springer, demo-pop.,
807; White, prohi., 122.
For joint representative, Twenty
eighth dietrict Barrett, rep., 1293;
I i j i noo .
"1 ! -. A.ISV 11-11 A.lf .
t'l wards, dem., omier, rep., io.-o;
MUener, dem., 839.
For county judge Blakeley, dem.,
1472; Blowers, rep., 1105; Collins,
For eheriff Kelly, rep., 13H9; Ward,
dem., 1181; Parsons, prohi., 78.
For county clerk Fil loon, deui., 1135:
Lake, rep., 1421; Taylor, prohi., 73.
For county treasurer Hampshire,
deui., 1324; Heisler, prohi., 133; Phil-
It has been well said that "Sup
porting a newspaper costs a town
scarcely a cent. Though the paper
may be well patronized and the
busi less men may spend large sums
of money in advertising, the cash
quickly flows back into the channels
of trade from which It came. Nearly
every cent a newspaper takes in is
spent at home and it goes to the
merchants, who delight iu benefiting
themselves and community by liberal
advertising. Boiled down, the facta
are that a newspaper returns all the
money it gets to those who gave It,
and its good words for the town and
people, the county and the state an
thrown in for good will."
otic sentiment and almost treasonable
utterances, they now pretend to
wonder that the democratic voter
did not step into it.
The fact is the fight in Oregon was
a slate Light upon national issues.
This was forced by the Portland
Oregon and the republican party.
The demand had been made upon
the voters for weeks to stand by the
republican congressmen if they
favored the present republican
policy and to elect republicans to
the legislature if it was desired to
scud a member to the United States
senate who would uphold tbo presi
Tbo people have answered. In
democratic localities some demo
cratic county officers have been
elected, but the republican vote was
greater than any one anticipated on
the stale and legislative tickets.
Many democrats voted for the
supremacy of the American nation,
for its expansion where natural and
necessary, for the development of
foreign trade, and for the sound
money policy now in force. It is the
voice of the people of a great state
sounding the praises of the national
parly in power and saying "Well
done thou good and failhful serv
ants." The copIe of Oregon are safe.
Oregon is solid in the republican
column. After a hot campaign in
which the national issues were clearly
stated, a majority of over 8000 bas
been recorded for the bead of the
state ticket, while McKinley in 1896
received a plurality of only 2117.
The lesson is a good cue, and will
have its effect all over the union.
Gilbert, rep., 1607 ; Cliastairj, dera., 934.
For county assessor Copple, dem.,
1046; Schmidt, rep., 1275 ; Quinn, prohi.,
For county surveyor Campbell, dem..
1021; Goit, rep., 1390.
For county commissioner Hatriman,
dem., 1170; Kircheiner, rep., 1114.;
Richards, prohi., 157.
For coroner, Bulls, 1C47; Williams,
Municipal indebtedness amendment
Yes. 431 ; no, 586.
Judiciary amendment Yes, 433; no,
Irrigation amendment Yes, 540; no,
Repealing amendment Yes, 458; no,
Equal suffrage Yes, 701 ; no, 724.
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the information you need but I will quote you prices you
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only a few minutes to call aud see me. If you l.ava a
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the price and quality of my work
and abide by the result. : : :
Criticism of President McKinley,
whether of clerical or lay origin, for
not having abolished the army can
teen is utterly unfounded. The
president is bound to follow the
opinion of bis chief law ofllcer.
When Attorney-General Griggs de
cided that the law did not exclude
the canteen, there was nothing for
the president to do but to act on that
view of the law or obtain a new
attorney -general. Oregonian.
Some of the Democratic papers
arc saying that the United .Slates bas
entered into an alliance with Gcr-
Let not ambition mork their lowly toil,
Their bomelv joyit and destiny obscure,
Nnr grandeur he:ir with a di;lttinful smile
The short and simple annals ol the poor.
Not that they were in any proper sense I
"poor" the six healthy, happy girls that
this item treats of, but "girls', won't
rhyme worth a cent with obscure, and
so we have to let the poet have his say
in his own words. They had a picnic
yesterday, these girls; and the excuse
for it, for wantof a better one, was that
one of their number was going in a few
days to the coast for the summer. So
they rilled a clothes backet full of grub
and scorning the help of man or beat
betook themselves to the banks of Mill
Creek where, unobserved except by
Father Sol and, perchance, the man in
the uioon, they splashed, and waded and
fell in the water to their hearts' content,
coming back home after a long day as
bedraggled as they were happy, aud all
vowing that they had picnic as was a
picnic. Tbey had their appetites too,
you may be sure, although the maternal
guardian of one of them assures the
writer that they brought the clothes
baeket bark-, even il there wern't a
blamed thing in it. The girls were:
Heesie Snipes,. Ruby Groat, Blanche
Emerson, Lilly Killy, Mary Harnett and
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Fatal Quarral In Gilliam County.
Monday s Daily.
Yesterday afternoon James Collins,
an unmarried man, abont 50 years of
age, was murdered at the Junction
House, seven miles south of Arlington,
and the coroner's jury charged L. L.
Cook with the crime of murder in the
Th deceased was cutting some rye
that was claimed by both him and L. L.
Cook. The evidence tended to show
that Cook shot Collins in the left leg,
the ball passing entirely through the
limb. Cook and Ashpangh then hauled
Collins to his home, about fifty rods dis
tant, and put the wounded man on bis
bed. It was some hours before any as
sistance was summoned. Cook himself
many, because uic Lnitcd Males is
protecting its citizens in China. ! fon Jf Ari,nt" t0 info" coro-
,,. . . The preliminary examination was
.-ucn.vNKv i.ji.mi ""out : held todav. Tl..ml
The democrats in congress voted ' ('uccr a noti 08 U,e (;crnian Agrar-
against a proposed anti-trust amend-1 m,D' nd1.Le L" a1,,out V'10 ,Mtme 80rt
. . ' ... .. ., i of a fcling for the Lnited States.
mcnt to the constitution on the ;
ground that it would give congress The Salem Statesman thinks that
too much power. This lender solid-1 unless there is a good deal of concil.
tude for monopolies is charnctcrif tic j iation, Senator Joseph Simon will
Vl wut,,a,ijr iuuiu.u,,. wu: i:im- iuui ii rather "iinrci sicuuing two taic notice- to whom It mav concern,
many ice trust of New York and J j cars from next winter, when he np-'that Lena is all right. No whUkey!
consolidafcd the street railways of ; plies to the Oregon legislature for j Itan tUot of ballots. Hence could only
as not a fatal
one had the limb been bandaged and
the flow of blood prevented.
I.riin All ICIght.
When the canvassing board opened
the Lena ballot box the following letter
was found among the ballots:
"Notice To Judge and Clerk Pleatc
' re election.
If Aguinaldo bas been shot there
will be mourning in the democratic
Soule's offer was 1 household and poor Widow liryan
again rejected and Tierce ordered I will have to wear black for a while
bis tbree ministers to hold a con-Jsays the Wulia Walla Union.
At the end of four weeks liryan
has not repudiated a word of the
Souix Falls plattorm, which a prom
inent democratic piper calls a docu
ment "written by crazy men,
1 let ttio'e vote who were all light: Hep.
o larrp furnished; had to a rile by
match light. Awful hungry ami got no
show to get grub. No table to write on,
only the stove. Pleas tend check for
services by return telegraph. Hpilt the
ink, ovrlng lo a dog fite." lleppncr
Even the Indian has caught the idea
that prosperity prevails during repub
lican times, and expresses it In his own
way. No democratic influences can
teach him to believe that Bryan is
kooknm when he cannot get good rents
for his wheat land or plenty to eat and
wear. It gives him the spirit to hunt
deer and to treat bis wife and pony well.
The La Grande Journal contains the
following in a recent issue:
"Red Bones," a Umatilla brave, was
in the city yeeterday. Mr. Red Bones
was in Umatilla connty when the spot
where Pendleton now stands was mole
hill. In resoonsH to a question pro
pounded to Mr. Red Bones as to the
political situation In his part of the
country, he said: "Mr. McKinley
skookum; republican party hya skoo
kum. Democratic party no skookum.
When democratic party work for Uncle
Sam Injin ponies all die ; no deer in the
mountains; Injins fight squaws all
mad ah time; no get much to eat. The
Great Spirit he mad then. When the
republican party work for Uncle Sam
everything skookum; lots of deer in the
mountains; Injin ponies fat; rquaws all
happy ; Great Spirit g od then all time;
Injfn ponies worth 20 head. Injins
all vote republican party all time.
Bllan no good; talk all lime, no do
Ernest Lister, Secretary of the
board of audi; and control of Wash
ington state, after an extended visit
among the penitentiaries and lunatic
asylums of the Kast, told his demo,
cratic friends when he came back the
other day that the 'sentiment in the
Kist In favor of Mr. Bryan is won
dcrful." So says the Tacoma
An exchange thinks il is gradually
dawning on the Democratic platform
makers that a shell tipped with pres
ent prosperity is fcblo to pietco the
heaviest piece of silver:.i;d armor
plate ever forged in the furnace cf
In a speech recently delivered at
New York, Governor Hooscvclt
said: "Every now and then we need
to be reminded that if wc kill the
capitalist the laborer goes, too. fl
can't gave prosperity to the ms
with the dinner pail except by giv
ing prosperity to all. That's IN
ism which it ought not be necessity
to repeat but which it is."
The Colorado sheep that wis
woitb only 1.52 in Cleveland's Jut
term now sells for 2.8G, and the
numocr of sheep bas increased 50 p
cent in the same time. During lb'
present administration the value of
sheep in Colorado bas advanced
t3,750,000. The gold standard and
Republican tariff are good things lot
industry among the Rockies.
Following is the list of letters remain
ing in the postoffice at The DsllM"0
called for June 9, WOO. Pe'("1,
calling for the same will givsdstecu
which they were advertised:
Andrew, C A Adamfon. Albert
Chase, Simpson Doak, Frank
Kvens, S M Freber?, I f
Green, James Harriinan, Arthur
Langhan.JM Lewie H""?
Morris, Maeter Pent Mormon, " .
Nichols, A J Mclntyre, W H
Khea, John Nurse, J"'"
Roks, A I Reeves, I Uf"
Taylor, Arthur Htnart. tt p.
Wagner, Cbaa Ward, G A
David, Z)lie Hayncs. M'i J
Harrington, Mrs Hanson. Mr"'1"
Kdiih Jenson. MM
Johnston, Mrs Belle Morgan, Mr"
Love, Mips C Taylor. Mrs Locy
Richardson. Mrs Alice
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