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About The Oregon mist. (St. Helens, Columbia County, Or.) 188?-1913 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 3, 1908)
Entered at the Poatoffice' at St. Helen,
Oregon, as second-claw mail matter.
Isst'KD Kvkry Friday By
K. II, FLAGG.
IJditor and raomiKToa.
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K-ri;,ir mln mmlo known on annli
cation Legal notice 25 cent per line.
THE SOUTH FOR TAFT
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opposition to Secretary Tail lu the Ke -
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it ia the purpose of the administration
to a'iid the President's son-in-law, ?ich-
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Senate from Ohio,
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that Preeident Roosevelt, npon retiring
from the White House, will be a caudi
date tor United State Senator from Ne
York, and we would have the spectacle
of one family controlling the Presidency
and two seat in the United States Sen
ate. If this ia the Rocssvelt idea, no
wonder there ia bitter oppostion to hi
re-election for a third term. It i more
than likelv, however, that the Oregon
au'a Washington correapoiident, lu liis
anxietv for a "good story" draws largely
upon his imagination. It is said the
President claim for his pet candidate
the States of Virginia, North Carolina,
South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Miss
issippi, Louisiana, Texas, Florida, Tenn
essee, Kentucky, Arkansas, and JItfS-
ouri us absolutely certain, and feels con
fident ot California, Oregon, Utah, North
and South Dakota. Nevada, Wyoming.
Montana, Washington, Nebraska, Kan
sas and Oklahoma.
The States claimed by the President
a certain to vote in the convention for
Mr. Taft belong to the Solid South, and
Kr. iann nmlihilitv that anvof theinl
will rive him a vote in the Electoral
College as against Mr. Bryan, w ho ia cer-l
tain to be his opponent. Their vote is I
controlled in convention by federal ap-1
pointees and the intelligent white voter I
have no more to av about it than H
they were citizei of China. Their so'id
support in a national convention is
disgrace to any candidate and will injure
him at the poll. Is to the vole of Ore
gon, it has always been handled by the
bowses, and probably this year will be
no exception to the rule, though we be
lieve, it the voters of the Republican
party were given a chance to express
their preference, they would decide In
favor of .Governor Hughe as against
After Pghting their case for over ten
years in the various courts of the Uniteil
States and even invoking the Privy
Council of England In their fight again!
extradition, Benjamin Green and John
F. Oayner were last week beaten in the
Supreme Court of the United States an.
will have toterve their sentences of four
years each in the penitentiary and pay
line aggrciatiug over tl.OOO.OOO. Green
and Gayner were the famous contract
ors for the Savannah harbor work, the
men who conspired with Capt. Oherlin
M. Carter, the Army Engineer Corp
oflicer, to do thu gov?ninient out of over
amilliondoilars. Cartel wasthefirataed
only Army engineer who has ever gone
wronjr in uwney matters and hi down
fall w as a severe blow to the pride of the
Corps and almxt killed Gen. J. M. Wil
son, th then Chief Engineer of the
Army. Capt. Carter fought hi eve
hard and denied that he had profited by
any wMig doing, but the court took a
different view of it and Carter came Up
like a man, served his term in Eenveus
worth and got through with it. bt al
ways was a fine engine r, whatever
other shortcomings he might have 1
and he is now in the employ ot a bin
railroad and his past almost forgotten
But Green and Gayner were rich men
aside from the fruits of their crooked
ness, and they fought extradition ai
long as they could in New York and
then jumped to Canada. For almost ten
vear they kept up the (Ixlit. They
lived at the boat hotel in Quebec, lived
like the millionaires they were, but they
were cut by the only people they would
have liked to aimeiate with and finally
fell out with each other to that they
must have led a very unpleasant exist
once. Finally were lodged in jnil for
seven months and then brought back to
the United States. They were convict
cd in Savannah and nrw they have the
Tirosnect of four years in thepenitentinry
million eh and having spent 1200,000
each to prevent being convicted. Tliel
ordid romance Is all over but the en
tence. Justice hn caught up with them
at last, and probably they tnlnk uow
tliat Capt. Carter wai the viiter roan.
The OreeonUn holda that nnleea the
Philippine are to be granted free trade
with the United State they ihould be
given their Independence. It eeemt
u that the theory it untenable miles
I it can be demonstrated that euoh me
eure would be mutually beneficial, and
if free trade with ourinaulsr poeion
in Asia would be beneficial lothe peo-
- 1 nla nf llm ITnltnl Hlatwawhv would nol
, tr,j, wUn continental Atla and all
the reel of the world be still better T
This Governnientbas given the Filipino
aa great a measure of eelf government a
they are capable of using for their own
good. It ha relieved them Iroin the
oppressive rule of the Spaniard1 and I
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benellt. It i. bard to under.Und
,10 " owe. them anything, eicept the
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du,T ' biti"8 them a. rapidly a.
P"Jl onl-r that they may be sell
governing and self sustaining. The rev
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lam, duriVMl frit,.', nnullimin l.itt iMluml
I M.rltf vts,ti.li. an. I nnl Alt Mf.L HI
l'r t- - -
i goe io I ue prom oi me unuvu nim,
and, a the Oregonian argue that the
burden of a protective tariff fall npon
the consumer, we are good enough to
pay the duly and then hand It buck to
our little brown brother.
As we understand it the Taft bill ia
not reciprocal. It propose to remove
the duty from goods imported into this
country from the Philippine, but to re
iftin the duty levied upon goods Sent to
the island from this country. Which is
more than kind.
Tke Pare t'eod Law
Secretary Wilson say, "One of the
objects of the law ia to inform the con
turner of the preeenoe of certain harm
tut drut in medicines." The law re
quire that the amount ot chloroform,
ouiom, morphine, and ntlrPr habit form
ing drugs be stated on the laliel ot ach
bottle. The manufacturers of Chamber
Iain's Cough remedy have always claim
ed that their remedy did not contain
any of these drugs, and the truth of
thi claim is now fully proven as no
mention of them i made on the lubel
Hiis remedy is not only one of the safest
but the best in use tor couuha and cold.
Its value has been proven beyond qtlea-
tion during the many yenra It ha been
in general use. ror aaie oy a. i.
Irving Knowlea is on the lick list.
Grand Ball at Vernonia New Years
eve. All are invited.
Mr. Aineworth, of the Watkin Medi
cine Co., spent last week in the valley.
Carl Malmberg i back from Blind
Slough where he ha been working.
Lou Einmon is hauling freight for
rhroop's store in Vernonia.
Lincoln Peterson, who has been at
tending college at I'mrhtitath iaaiending
the holidays will) home folk at Natal
Mr. and Mra. B. Italdridge are back
from Sprimelleld, Or., where they spent
the past six month.
Mist Grace Mann is spending the
holidays with her parents at Hillaboro
lie will return to her school the first of
Oak lUnch S'-hool has purchased
new handsome Eatey organ.
Game wardens from Portland spent
lait week in the valley and succeeded in
catching a few ot our sports for violating
the game laws.
W. F. Oeeds ia spending the holidays
in i'ortianri and Vancouver. Whati
the attraction, Dill.
Natal Grange No. 302 elected the fol-
lowmg officers last Saturday: .Master,
W. 11. Hose; Overseer, Oliver Burns;
I-ectnrer, L. II. Peterson; Steward,
liavid Kaye; Asst. hteward, II. Kiiddi.
mm ; Chaplin, Andrew Elliott; Treas
F. J. 1'eteraon; ec, Clan Messing:
i raieKeeper, august .loiinson; l.mly
Ast. (steward, Ada liurns; Court, Mra.
Mary Steele, Mrs. C. B. Fisher, Mrs.
win rringlo; Trustees, N. IK Peterson
15. N. I.ind, Oliver Burris.
Vernonia Grange haa elected its off
icers for 1!0K. Master, A. llosford
Overseer, Newt Parker; Lecturer, Etlie
Cringle -.Steward, Kohert Lindsay; Asst
Steward, C. Heed; Sec, J. O. Cringle;
i napiain, mis Amanda uimldelm ;
Treas., ('has. Ilergerson ; G. K.. Win.
Muggins; Lady Asst. Steward, Miss Lit-
lie CheMelin; Court
Miss Irene Dug-
K'11' Mrs- Mills and Mrs. Coulter,
I Higher Health Level
"II five reached a higher health level
since I began using Dr. Kiul'' New
Life Fills, "writes Jacob Springer, of
West Franklin, Maine. "They keep my
stomach, liver and bowel working just
right." If these pills dissnoliit you on
trial, money will he refunded at Ioiiltou,
Sil'trrrniScatjTioose, and Jiecr Island
Ganclerbone't January Forecast
(Copyright 10T by 0. It. Klelh.)
"What r the bugle blowln' for?"
Said Hach'lor on parade:
"It'a Hew Year Day, It New Year Day."
The Woman Hater said.
"What make you look o white, no
Said Hach'lor on parado;
"I'm dreadlu' what we've got to (ace,'
The Woman Hater Bald.
"Foi Leap Year I npon us,
And the g'rl will ua a wire
They'll hook ua like a poodle
When the license expire,
An' they'll dump us In the wagon
An' we're off to find a squire.
For tliey's laying for th hach'lor
III the mornln'."
The big bet for thl mouth will I
Taft. The Atlantic Oeet will approach
the Horn with a bent spy-glass, looking
artund for Jap. "O, Hell," whispered
In Unci Joe Cannon's ear, will be lite
pa-word to get anything before Con
grvva. Japan win nave a tiacc monm
at the Nagasaki navy yarda, and will
build only twenty seven more war ship.
The guess on Roosevelt (mure for tl
month wtl! be that ha will become
Congresiiian after he leave the While
House, and will go into the ring with
William and UeArmond. Mr. Bryan
will walk around th IV'oiocratlu nomi
nation with a hammer, to see If there Is
any place where he could nail It down
Money will continue shy, raising out ot
range and flying eight miles. Mr. Law
ton will put on hi mask on and go back
into the game, job ". continue to run
hcntheye yot' .ig, and anine-
ime during the r ! .Mr. Morgan will
decide whether he 1 s all the money he
want now, or il he wilt continue the
Alter the 20th we ahall be under the
influence of Aquarius the water carrier,
the eleventh sign. Prohibition will es
tablish atiout eighty morestorin center,
boop will run another mile In notion,;
south of the Mason Jc liixon line, and
arrie Nation will wo.k with a hafchet
ii rat h hand. To quote an Omar of the
Hush little tmr-room,
Don't you cry
You'll Iw a drog-store
By and by.
January wa named alter Janus Bi-
rons, Known ss " 1 wo racel-Janus."
He was the originator of what is known
as "the politician's life-saver." A wave
f Prohibition was sweeping over Koine,
nd Bifrous, acaudidate lor the Senate,
ad to declare himself one way or the
other to every third man he met. But
he was a foxy IHigo, and when he wa
asked, "Do you driuk, Bifruiia?" he
would slyly ask in return, "f this an in
vitation, or do you Juit want to know?"
Rome had a gate named for Jsnu.
It led from the Palatine to the (julriual
Hill, and wa closet! only when Home
was at peace with the. world. This De
nied hut four times under Num.
ugustua Caesar and Veapatian, and
Iter the first Punic War. Julius Caesar
ept the gate wider open than anybody,
ust to satisfy himself that no other
mik'.ii had ever had anything on him
in tliis respect, ha once drove twenty
loads ot hay through the gate abreast,
as against a record ot fourteen load.
Caesar was a great joker, and hi fav
orite pun was made at this gate. Rid
ing through when the sun was setting,
ha pointed at the sunset with one hand
and at the, pasting railroad const ruction
crew with tho other, and exclaimed to
his lieutenants, "Behold, the duy goes!"
Another year (umik well the rhyiim)
Has joined the Hot of Fathrtr Time.
A few more solid hanks will hurst
To imitiy trusting one's disgust.
Thn widow recently biireft
Wfll pop the question right and left,
And luckless man, of Lean Year butt,
W ill scramble for the tall uncut,
Tho sport in Congress will consist of
battles with tho horny fist, the gentle
man Missouri bred will (all aoliio one a
noodle bend; they'll clinch mid bile
each other's check, tho Mghioned g,i
lerun will sliriek; the Speaker will get
out a gun, the man from Arkansas will
run, the snrgcaiit will bolt through the
door, the fight will spread upon the
floor, the clerk will climb tho chiiplin's
back, and the air will sound with Biff
and Whack ; the War liepartmmit will
turn out, thn Senate will get in thn bout,
and Fairbanks with triumphant crv.
will black Bun Tilman's other eye; the
President will get hi hat, his boxing
gloves and trusty hat, nnd will exclaim
on coming buck. '-All's unlet on th
After that wo shall have very pleasant
weather. Tho moon will be full on the
lKth, iiml persons wo never heiild of
will he mentioned for vice president.
The Fish-IIarrlman fight will go into
the tenth round, ami Mr. Fish will com
plain to Tho Ilagmi tribunal that Mr.
Harramiiii is using knuckles. Genera
I1" " Hi!tfinA-SlLKI!,!iEl
to WMhlagtaa whr the flgntlng It o
lug on; Chrlslnia preiil win in
changed (or something yon want, m(
Japan hearing that the fleet I to keep
right on aero, (he Piwltk l
over on the mainland nJ " cyoloni
IVraon born la January have eolu
teet, and do nol play poker. I (they
r liorn under the Influence l
Aqnaritt the water carrier, they will
Vote dry. They are very Ingenuous, and
know how to turn the g meter back.
They have Urge (auiille and small In
come. They aregood at figure and
IS THE BEST
It you don't know thl to be a
fact I will prove il lo you. You
neod not even buy a sack until
yoo ar convinced.
can (ell yon whether a woman's shape
la real or excelsior. They are slow to
marry, but ran gel a divorce a quick
as snylsxly. They re very shrewd In
in uiey tuilter and never give their
wives the money.
iKin'l aiiawvr the d siriwll this month.
i' a book agent. Keep the (i'verware
under the coal pile, it you c one home
lat at night, look out for hlghwaymrn,
and walk In the middle ol the street, as
the policeman d iNurt wille lov
letter. She will save them
The trusts will continue to ahow ua
where to hrnd in, and Cotigrv will
vote our money like It wa their'. The
ashioliable wintering placr fur the
month will be Southern California and
the Florid coast, and all train bound
to those point will lie loaded will,
plasterer and bricklayer, with their
And then the short lived month ot
Feb, when woman will complete her
web, ainl foolish man will bus about
until the pider daalie out and nail
Mm neatly to the mast tor so king a hi
life shall last.
Bui notwithstanding Isp Year' tricks.
And maids' ami widowa' weed a,
And though our hard luck comes along
Just like a string of brads,
Cheer up, chrer up! If H it ao bad
Willi us as 'it with Ted,
Who hal to come to it and knock
His third term in llm head.
If Yoi Am Oi t or Wo, or have
sparo lime, you should gi i,ur propo
sition. No mail order scheme, hut a
clean straight business, at which olhers
are making money, with liocomtition,
The first acc-pmble applicant gel your
territory. Write today, tomorrow may
lo too Ute. Particular free. Domlno
cards Co., H07 Chouteau, St. U,u, Mo,
Wc pay Interest on Time lieHraiw,
Columbia County Hank,
Lame Sliuahler Cared
I. sine ahniil. ler I usually caused by
theumatism of the musclce and oiiickl
yields to a few applications of Chamber
Iain's Pain Balm. Mrs. F. U. MeF.lwce
of Bolstowii, Now Brunswick, writes;
"Having been troubled for some time
with a pain In my left shoulder, I ,!.
cid.il to give Chamberlain's Pain l'.nliii
a trial, with the result that I got prompt
relief." For sale by A. J. Demi,,,,
The farmers have become" thn chin'
bulwark of the Protective system. Even
the Southern farmeis are no lu.
enamoured with Fr-Triido.
"When attacked by a couih or ,,.i,i
or when your throat Is
foolishness to take any illt,r ,llr(1jt (,c
than Dr. King's New I)isc,,, .. ......
C. O Ehlridge, F,pre '.
used New Discovery acven yenra and I
know it is the best remedy on ,,n, ...
coughs and colds, croup, ,! nU ,h ,
and lung troubles. My children ......
ect to croup, but Ncw UK,en
cures every attack." Know,, the world
c-r . ,vniK oi turoui and lung rcmedl,
Pold under in,rn .. ' " "",'v"":"";.
STATE BANE Or i
For per eent intoreat p,
on MVlUg dH)lt. 1 11 lerr (
March 1 and Heptemlwr 1.
W. 8, LOTTMAN, CasHiga
CollectloM Mail ! Draft um
Colombia County Ban!
Docs General Banking
First National lUnk, Portland, Orrp,
Hanover National Bank, New York,
Wm. M. Ross, Proprietor,
8T. Hr.I.KWM, OIlK.
THE MIST OFFICE
for tke bat in Job
People Pleated. ...
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