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OREGON CITY COURIER FRIDAY JUNE 5,' 1903
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mansion, theraoBtiropressWe building
in onr country, or in the world per
haps, to onr people, because it is the
horns of oar chief magistarte and
renresents the hishest asoirationsVof
W?hJ"!'?!".rS".V::.V":;::"V.1 n every citizen-where this odly digni-
fled mansion wsed to be I found a sort
of a Midway, such as is common to
one wing it looked like Weber and
Fields Theatre in New York. An
electric sign, four or five feet high,
flased from what was once a solemn
old colonial roof, displaying the num
bers 720, 409, and so on. These were
cab numbers, the same as you see
when the crowds leave the theatres.
They were yelled along in all direc
tions until they were lost in the din
and confusion "after the show."
Modorn invention is good where
would we be without it? but some
how this robbed the boaiJtiful old
residence of the dignity it should
have, and placed it on a level with
the music halls.
Reaching out from both sides of
the White House are two tunnol
connecting the main
OREGON 01TY, JUNES, 1903.
Clackamas county is Deomcratic
by 250 plurality. Ye Gods who would
.liave believed it.
Less than ..2500 votes were cast in
Clackamas county on last Monday out
of a possible',5000.
Oregon City goes Democratic by
over fifty. "Verily, verily I say unto shaped wings,
you, the day of miracles is not yet
passed. ' '
In the election of Hermann to Con.
gross the Republicans in this district
are heartily ashamed of tliemsolves.
It is a victory ,of which they are not eut gtylo from tho white Houg0 itsolf
prouu. Bat worse still is tho mutilation that
,It is over and ended It is bad ' las ,beeu done Jnsido' the house. It
enough the Good Lord knows Yet 1 as bf 11 odormzed, made to suit the
iu J. wn , Hmimwri ! President, regardless of tho sentiments
.Clackama'srr; county, the ; strongest if tho of Washington, lot al;
t, ,. . . nit I those of the United States.
. , .. ,. , . visitors who throng to Washington
swung into the Democratic column! , , , ,
Therefore we rejoice and bolieve that
. the clouds are breaking and that
better days are coming.
Clackamas county in the years "gono
by has earned an uneuviahlo reputa
tion. Thu county has had tho largest
Republican majority in tho state and
the highest tax rate. Now in as
much as the county lias gono Domo
cartic possibly we can cut tho rate
in half. Good things have an affinity
for one another. Bad deods and cor
rupt things'travol in a bunch.
Presidents. Seated at the table, he
can point with - prid tojthe trophies
of his prowess and describe eloquently
the "death struggles of the various
If Mr Roosevelt cannot enjoy his
meals except in the presenceofjthe
staffed remains of his1 victims it would
have been better to decorate his
private dining room with them, in
stead of bringing such horrors into
the state dining room. As it is, the
room where Mr. McKinley 'presided
over peaceful and dignified state
dinners is now ; the favorite haunt of
a man who acts" like the spieler of a
modorn sportsmen's show. Are these
changes right? Should a President
pull and hatil and disfigure, to say
nothing of disposicg of that which
does not belong to him?
Lincoln did.notjliave himselfjpainted
freeing the slaves ; Jackson never
posed for his portrait in thei act of
defeating Pakenham at New .Orleans j
nor did Grant ever insist upon being
pictured at Appomattox. Even Cleve
land never hung the walls of the
White House with stuffed ducks. But
here comes a President who has turned
the once dignified White House into a
Roosevelt cozy corne, forcing those
who come to view the scenes where
our greatest men have lived " and
worked to be met with scenes of wan
ton slaughter and the rarest example
of egotism ever inflicted upon a
Now, under the guise of exorcise, he
has obtained permission to ride out
on one of the old roadways, and while
Senator Lodge wields the camera,
he, the President, finds delight in
chopping great old oaks to the ground
with apparently as little concern as
though ho wore a beaver.
If this is to continue what will our
children come to Washington for in
later years? Just to see where Mr.
Roosevelt destroyed this or that? Or
to see whore the old landmarks used
Why not indulge your tastes to the
full, Mr. Roosovelt? Lot your person
ality have full sway. 'Just in front
of tho. White House in Lafayette
these mon he is destroying what the square, there is a broimp statue of a
young and old come to Washington j man named Andrew Jackson astride a
to see. All people are not, (like Mr. thorough bred stallion. Who is Jack-
buildings with the street on both
sides of tho block. They have small,
half-oval windows, such as you see
in the best equipped dairies or poultry
plants. They are low and flat, on
the old aVlobe plan an entirely differ
do not come to
present occupant of tho White House ;
they como to , view the places where
Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, Jack
son, Grant and all the rest of our
great Presidents lived and went about
the routine of their work, and when
Mr. Rossovelt tears down and sells
the walls and 'furniture and changes
the landscape that is associated with
Rossovelt, accustomed from boyhood
td standing constantly in the lime
light's glare. It does not follow bo-
Mayor cause tho President is tired of the re-
Lord Brownell didn't do it,
Dhniek didn't do it. Judge Ryan 1 ii,,s 0f Washington. Jefferson. Lincoln
didn't do it. "Jimmie" Campbell and Jackson that the young boys and
didn't do it., The people in their giris 0f the country have lost interest
majesty and righteous rath raisod up ' iu thoso things. Tho other day,
and walkod over the politicians and .while 0nr strenuous President was
voted for the man of their choice and toaring down and soiling the furniture,
Clackamas county, tho biggest and pictures and the very walls of the terrific struggle with a grizzly. Where
best county in Oregon has gono back 0id original White Houso, an enter- Lincoln stands you might put a fine
to its early tradit ions and is once prising saloon keeper bought somo of bronze group of bears. Shbw.'a mother
son? Why not take him down and in
his stead have a statue of yourself
slashing with great dramatio action
at the throat of a beautiful deer?
Remove that hideous group known as
the Lafayette statue. He was only a
foreignor, and therefore that statue
cannot mean half so much to the cow
punchers who come to visit yon as
would one of, yourself engaged in a
Heavyweight garments cannot be discarded
too quickly. It's time to don the summer
There's only one safe course to follow. Buy your
ClotMng uTiere the reliability of the fabrics and the cor
rectness of the workmanship are backed by the guar
antee of a responsible firm.
Outing Suits ... . .
ioro a Democratic county.
the most historical of tho White House j with a little cub sitting on her . cold
furniture, so that ho now owns moro body crying, whilo the other paws at
of tho old oast room than rimiains in ' her head trying to wnio her. This will
tho oxocutivo mansion. Ho proposes be instructive and tell a story to the
In this city nnd county Monday
the Democratic hoys had on their
gaffs and spurs. They worked and I i.n rm1rn,l,1(.n 4.iin nl.i .1M(. rnnin of Hi J vnnnirKrera who will vi.vw it in later
White Houho at th 5 World's Fair at ' years.
they won. They can win again if
a i . ; ii i Ti - it-
mny win worn. cosis ""i"im"S ' St. Louis in 11)04. Among this saloon
in time and trouble to be h good, I konperB. pnrc)msea was a dutiful
honest .Democrat, hat the man who olll sill(,boiml whidi adoruod tho din
loves his country and his homo and illg ,.oom of t,10 Whito IIonso thirillg
is n true patriot can afford to give ' f,im0 fmt Mr. wv Webh naves
i was its mistress. It was presented
; to that lady by the W. C. T. U. of
Kith of his time and his mt'iuis to
,fi.'ip tlin I'nnilifmiu nf liiu fiiHiw
tien and improve society.
Quito a number of Republicans
iu lUackatnas county voted the Demo
cratic ticket on 1 ist Monday. We
have an idea that th .y will fool bettor
for it. It is a treo.l thin,: to do. "It
is a little hard possibly on tho sy.-itom I
of an old line R tpubican t .) cut looso I
froai his party an 1 vote th.i
eratio ticket, lb is like takiu,: cal.)- i
mo l or salts in to t Ho system. It
'burls a little at tho tim, but it
cleans 'S and purifies and you feel
better after tho ovil ctfaets ai) over
with an I the imparities in the blood
and the corruption of the body politic
has been swept awav.
iho state of Ohio, because Mrs. Hayes
purposed that no wines or
liquors should be served at tho Whito
House during her reign there. This
sideboard was good enough for Presi
dents Harrison, Cleveland and Mc
Kinley, but Mr. Rosocvelt called it
Thoso who wish to see Washington as
Lincoln saw it should make haste.
Tho e tv is being modernized. Old
junk is being replaced by modern
furniture. For the change Congress
appropriated sJKWi.OOO, bat now it is
found that tho estimate was too low,
and tho work will cost -'HOJOO. .
in single or doutye breasted and Norfolk
style st made of homespun, serge flannel
and tropical worsted materials and equal to
Portland best custom tailor work
$10, $12.50, $14.50, $15,
Men's Medium-weight Suits and Topcoats
' extreme and conservative styles $10 to $35
We're headquarters for straw and Panama hats and furnishings for men hoys, too
itii its u.-ual pro
;;;i!y charges tho
It was not tho
nro about 2000
Possibly no native son of Oregon
has achieved more fame or exercised
more influence on tho
. The Orcgonian v
sistency and nmli.yi
county to Ilrownell.
old junk und kicked it out. What was 1 influence' of Senator
given by tho women of this country ! did tho work. There
n (. lacKa-nas county ana
urn likely pass its remaining years in they are mainly responsible for the
active saloon duty. The saloonkeeper ' outcome of the tight. If there should
has been offered $1000 for this side- hie a thunder storm, or an earthquake
board, bat lias refused it,' thinking, ' or twin babies born, in Clackamas
and rightly, no doubt, that ho can ' county tho Oregonian would charge
make more than that by peddling.1 it all to Lord Lrownell. Krownell
drinks from it in St. Louis during tho ' is not near as big a man in Clackamas
fair. county us the Origcniun stems to
White 'think. Give the Democrats, the
Houso to suit himself. Ho has do- boys in the trendies, tne mistier,
credit for tho good work and the
stroyed the fine old stairway that tho
Presidents used to como down on state
country ,'at occasions.
largo than lias Homer Davenport. Ho ' paintings of George and Martha Wash
was born at Silvertou in Marion t ington from tho panels that were made
county, lie was n common country I for them iu the cast room when the
tuiy, u any tiling a little commoner
than usual. When we were n resident
'glorious outcome of the fight in, this
torn the largo ' county and let us hope that tho day
will come when Clackamas county
and Oregon will bo as safely Demo
cratic as Texas.
White House was built. Eor a time
thoso paintings reposed in a cellar
of Silveton some twenty yeras ago wo ! among despised relics of the other
nu t Mr. Davenport. He was then 1 Presidents, but now Mr. Roosevelt has
plain Homer. There wore none to do 1 opened up his patriotic heart' mid
him honor. He was regarded as la.y found room for them iu one of his
an I thriftless. Even the girls would private parlors. He has removed all
not go to church with him. Today of the President's portraits from their
be is the greatest cartoonist iu tho former posts, and has carefully ar
word. Ho talks with his piotnrso to a ranged that when you enter the White
million of people a day. It is not tho House by its main ontianeo the only
pictures alone. Ho writes well and picture yon see is one of a man in
readably. His salary is $!,", 000 per Rough Rider costume posed in a
your. The following cut from tho reckless, darojdovil attitude, with one
San Francisco Examiner is his im- hand resting on his sword while tho
Vression of Washington as ha sees it other hangs carelessly at his side
today. j within easy reaching distance of a
"When yon revisit a place what revolver and a dirk,
strikes you most forcibly are the ' Tho state dining room, too, is now
changes that : have been Jmade, espoe- famished in accordance with Mr.
ially if tho place you are visiting Roosevelt's tastes. The walls are ad
has historical interest. ormHj wjtu ti10 ienas of the innocent
I came to Washington a while ago, beasts which ho so delights in slaugh-.-nd
in the evening, after the theaters tering. They .are stuffed, wearing
-were closed, I strolled out, as I love unnatural, fierce oppressions, and
;,o do in the quiet of the night, to speak eloquently of our President's
visit with tho buildings of our capital skill with tho trigger. Perhaps this
city, as' tliey stood there silent and may account for the fact that Mr.
dignified and each one telling some Roosevrlt entertains more than f rn er l0rl
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