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Oregon City Enterprise.
Published Kvery Friday.
rTBUSllKR AND rROfRIKTOR.
TrUl tulorrlptlon two months,
Bntwrtptlons fivuMf la itvnc.
AvlTcrtlilnf ru given oa pllrtlon.
Catered l the Pcxt Offlce In Oregon Clly.Or.,
u Mcotid eluu natter.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, ISiM.
AGENTS FOR THK ENTERPRISE,
H wnlow Brook.
MnllDO, - -Cam.
G. W. Prmtpr
Gary 4 iiwiiiiter
) J. Triilllnser
K. 8 Bramhall
W. 8. Newht'rry
HamlltoQ A WnVhburn
. Mrs. O. A. ShepparU
T. M. I'roM
J. O. Ge.
C. T Howard
R. M. Coter
E. M. Uartman
- K, lilesy
- - J. l Klliott
Mrs.W. M. Mclntyre
(Seo. J. Currin
Mrs. M. J. Hammer
- Adolph Aschott
of most of the Western nations lll nam
rally be who Japan, hut England is in a h)
siticm to aide with China from interested
motives. The ?uss that have brvxipht on
the conflict will assume secondary Import
ano. The Corcans may also prvlil by this
object lesson. When the war is over, there
will probably be fewer taunls Hung by the
Chinese against Japanese prorvss. China
will have learned a needed lesson.
BUILD THE CJ.W1L
KIT The way to bnllil op Orepon
Cilj 1 to gif Oregon City people your
In view of the interest now taken in the
Eastern niuddle, the following review of
the situation by the San Francisco Evening
Bulletin will be of interest:
When Japan bean to adopt some of the
ideas of Western civiliiation, the Chinese
expressed the most profound contempt for
the change. They have never ceased to
take that view. Japan bad laid aside the
traditions of thousands of years. It had
sent hundreds of its most promising young
men to the United States and to Europe, to
acquire knowledge of all the benefits of
Western education and civilization. It be
gan to train an army after European meth
ods. War-ahipe were bought in Europe,
and the best guns and small arms were pro
cared. Experienced European military
men were employed to instruct the Japan
ese soldiers in the modern arts of war. In
short the armies of Japan in a few years
were reorganized on a footing patterned
after civilized Western nations, and the
government took on the form of a constitu
During all these years the taunts and
sneers of the Chinese have been unceasing.
They would have nothing to do with West
ern civilization and progress. At a later
day, however, the Chinese government did
procure sjiips of war, guns and small arms
from Europe. The example of Japan was
followed to some extent. But the crudeness
of the small arms for her soldiers was strik
ingly illustrated by the recent report that
some thousands of Chinese soldiers had de
parted for Corea with bows and arrows to
fight the Japanese, who presumably are
armed with repeating rifles. The Chinese
war ships, of European buiid, were defeated
by the snperior training and discipline of
the Japanese navy. All these circum
stances tell just now for Western civiliza
tion. The Japanese are getting in their work.
They have patiently suflered the taunts of
the Chinese for the past ten years. They
were held to be a weak nation in compari
son with the 400,000,000, more or less, of
Chinese. It was assumed, also, that the
latter could overwhelm her comparatively
small and isolated neighbor at any time. It
could pour millions of men into those isl
ands. This theory has been taken up to
some extent abroad. The speculation has
gone so far as to anticipate a possible future
conflict which might involve western na
tions. It was maintained that the Chinese
government had only to take account of its
own resources to measure its power with
any of the Western nations. If unduly
provoked, it would send millions of men
and all the forces of a great navy to fight
out its battles with these nations. That
was a very specious theory on paper. Prob
ably no country ever understood the false
ness of this theory better than Japan. That
country could have avoided the present
conflict by making some concessions. The
one opportunity bad come that had been
looked for during many years. It is an at
tempt to employ the methods of Western
civilization in a match against non-progressive
Oriental civilization. The important
question is, can Japan at once throw off the
habits of centuries and adopt the unfamiliar
systems of the modern natione? Forty
mill ons of people are in some sense matched
against four hundred millions of similar
people, with Corea as a buffer. The latter
country, having a population of eight or
ten millions, has been even more stationary
It is a notable circumstance that a con
siderable number of educated Chinese in
this country take substantially the view
that China, under the conditions, is en
gaged in an unequal contest. They allirm
that nothing better could happen than that
the conceit should now be knocked out of
China by a war that shall show her weak
ness in military science. The most effect
ive way to accomplish this is by a series of
battles that will drive Western ideas of pro
gress into a country that has been nearly
stationary for 4,000 years.
Japan has the natural defenses of an isl
and nation. It has a greater population
than Great Britain, with an area not greatly
diirerent. The latter maintains her place
as the greatest elective sea power of the
world. Japan starts in to maintain her po
sition by means of its naval strength. It
has challenged China and Corea to a trial
t strength on the water. The sympathies
The Sew York Mail and Express in dis
cussing the Nicaragua canal question, says:
It will be little short of a national calam
ity if congress fails to lake immediate and
energetic action looking to the completion
of the Nicaragua canal. The lime has come
when that great interoceanic highway must
and will be built. We can no longer play
" dog In the manger" policy wiih regard to
it. While it would be of incomparably
greater value to us than to any other na
tion, both from a political and commercial
standpoint, yet other nations are deeply in
terested, and will be greatly benefited by
It. The commerce of the world demands
and will have it. The irresistible pressure
of events, the steady, all-pewerful but often
overlooked growth of world-wide industries
and Interests will force a way across that
barrier between the Atlantic and Tacilic
and no nation can prevent it. There is not
a first-class power in Europe whose govern
ment and people would hesitate an instant
to construct, and hence control, that canal
were the opportunity olltred them. Asa
financial investment it would be more than
safe; it would be brilliant, and as a political
measure it would be of the greatest Imagin-
ble importance. The nation which con
trols the icaragua canal will have im
mense inlluence in, if not absolute control
of, the politics of Central and South America.
TaiagBiiy is over. The house of repre
sentatives, or, more properly shaking, the
democratic part of it which two months
ago carried Wilson out of the hall on their
shoulders upon the passage of the bill bear
ing his name while they shouted themselves
hoarse in his praise, has ignobly surren
dered to the democratic senate. Not a
vestige of the pride mai.ifest upon the oc
casion of the passage of the Wilson bill
which was itsell a travesty Uon the prin
ciples enunciated in the platform can
now be found on the democratic side of the
bouse which has executed a lively "right
about" and swallowed the whole of the six
hundred and thirty-four senate, or rather
the trust, amendments which are now by
the grace of democratio president to be
come a law. The party which denounced
trusts has thus deliberately and in all prob
ability intentionally enacted legislation in
the interest of trusts of every description.
After the surrender the party passed sundry
paltry bills placing sugar, iron ore, coal and
barbed-wire on the free list, knowing at the
time that it was done that they would never
become a law. This act was a cheap clap
trap bid for virtue which their previous
vote showed them to be utterly lacking.
Tub president's one opportunity to pen
veto message which will rolled credit
upon him is presented In the jumble turlll'
bill, but it is safe to gamble that a man who
has written so many useless vetoes will not
be found ready when by exercising the velo
power he can do nil infinite amount of
Tiikkk will have to be a change In demo
cratic platforms for awhile, as not even a
democrat will have the gall to "point
with pride" at their record after the sundry
and various somersaults indulged in during
the past nion III a.
Firrr thousand dollars legislated to the
sugar trust by the democratic congress.
And this is turlll for revenue I
AT NKTAKTS BAY.
Utter Ftotu a Party of Mullno Tampers Wliu
Are Knjorhif the Ocean
This is the way a leading democrat looks
at the surrender of his party upon the taritl
bill. Bourke Cockrane, of New York said
in a speech in the house on Monday: " We
are hopelessly discredited because of our
cowardly and disgraretul surrender. Mr.
Speaker, I desire to state here that, in my
bumble judgment, the measure which we
are now asked to pass is a more obnoxious
protective measure than the McKinley act
which it is designed to supplant. If we are
to swallow this whole obnoxious bill, then,
in the name of fair play, in the name of
property, in the name of decency, in the
name of American liberty and America
freedom, let the gentleman from West Vir
ginia (Wilson), tell us to whom we are sur
rendering; tell ds who they are who consti
tute the new force in the government to
which we are compelled to pay tribute; tell
us fully, without reserve, the character of
the action which he asks us to take that we
may judge the depth of infamy into which
we are invited to descend.
It is said that the policy of the democrats
will now be to demand a cessation of agita
tion of the tariff question. Inasmuch as
they began agitating this question when
the country was in a highly prosperous con
dition and have succeeded in bringing ruin
and depreciation of value on every hand,
they cannot expect a suflering people to
tamely submit while they experiment with
costly theories at the coantry's expense,
Again after the passage of their long landed
tariff bill they refuse to give the business
of the country a chance to recruperate by
adjusting itself to the changed conditions,
but at once by the introduction of new
blank cartridge bills threatened industries
and business by giving notice of a contin
uation of hostilities. The American people
have already suffered too much at the hands
of the democratic party to accept its advice
to keep hands off.
Comment on the following clipping from
the London News is unnecessary. "Though
a week has not yet elapsed since the sched
ule referring to wool and woolen manufac
tures passed the U tilled States senate com
mittee, and has yet to be considered by the
bouse 6f representatives, and be referred to
congress before it becomes law, tiie benefi
cial effects on our trade are already dis
tinctly visible. The market for the raw ar
ticle, which was depressed by the failures
In the Bradford district at the end of the
last series of colonial wool sales, has exhib
ited a more buoyant tone and a fair business
has been done at prices which show a slight
advance on the rates then ruling. In the
manufacturing districts also a more hopeful
feeling now 'exists, and the mistrust which
always follows the announcement of com
mercial failures is rapidly disappearing."
Tothi Eiutor: The coasting party that
left Mulino are comfortably situated one
four I li of a mile from the bay in a nice clean
meadow. We landed here on the tl rat of
August, a little after noon. Our first camp
ing place w as at the old red school house In
the Tualatin neighborhood, where we found
an old well cool and clear with an oaken
bucket ready to apply ftrmstrong muscle
and get waler. The next day we reached
Fo rest 0 rove, a little city situate! in the
midst of a fine farming country. Here we
stopped travel Saturday evening mul camped
over Sunday on the grounds that had been
prepared for the annual soldiers' encamp
ment that was to be held on the first of the
month. Bright and early Monday morning
we rolled out of the city for the coast by
way of the Wilson creek toll mad. We
reached the summit by noon. The charges
at the toll gate were $1.M for a single buggy
and $2 for a team and waon. This road is
smooth anil has ens grades except at one
place which is very sleep and requires close
and careful driving. Some places along the
mule the road is so narrow that teams can
not pass, but by being careful one can avoid
collision in such places. Now and then e
heard of a buggy that w as backed by hand
over the Riade so as to lei teams pass. A tier
one reaches the summit, or just before, then-
Is one of the grandest views I ever beheld
Looking from an elevated position on the
mountains out upon the beautiful golden
yellow grain fields sweked with the glitter
of fine residences. This scene embraces the
valley and prairies for about forty miles.
All along this route one can see something
to admire. One ol the curiosities was a
house in a stump. That is: a stump had
been burned out Inside, Just leaving the sap
so as to form a hollow cone about twenty
feet high. Out of this some nan of taste
has provided himself a borne complete with
door and while knob. At a rough estimate
the stump-house is twenty leet in diameter
Today is a fine, pleasant, sunshiny morn
ing, but cool and refreshing. We have had
some rain twice; once in the night that
dampened things considerably. Fishing is
not so good as one wonld expect. It re
quires skill, patience and good tackle to get
fish. The most and best kind captured thus
far is the perch, or, as some call them, surf
bass. One of the choice dishes among the
coast relishes is the mussel, which, when fully
developed, is more than six inches in
length. This shell fish is very rich and is of
a golden yellow. Their home is on the
rocks to which they cling by a heavy beard,
which requires some exertion to loosen
them. One of the natural werks of nature
is the tunnell up near the lighthouse. It
Is over 3n0 long and near the center it Forks
and form another part. Just at the junc
tion it forms a cathedral about forty feet
nigh which is a grand work of nature in
deed. This tunnel can only be reached at
low tide. Near this tunnel is what they
call the Sea Lion rocks, there being three or
four large rocks about one-half mile from
shore where the sea lions abound in great
numbers. Here is where the sportingmen
and crack shots have a chance to try thei
marksmanship and fine guns. There was
a party of men went out there last week and
weighed one that killed a ton. They did not
utilize the beast as they killed it Just to
have the name of killing a sea lion.
Clams and oysters are In abundance and
they make a delicious soup and are nice
fried like beefsteak, but are not quite so
nice as the mussel. We have a large tree
near our camp that measures sixty-three
feet in circumference. This tree has sprang
ling roots which cover about one-eighth of
an acre, and inside is a large cavity in which
we hang up our harness, wash-tub and
various other articles which we wish to
protect from any torrent of rain that migh
We have mail three times a week and it
requires about four or five days to get
letter from home.
Our party are all gaining in flesh and we
eat three square meals a day and generally
can't wait till the next meal is prepared.
Netakts, Aug. 0, 18!H. C. E. Knotts.
STtrroitii, Aug 13. Turner A Kruse have
finished threshing their wheat crop ami
have begun harvesting their outs. They
threshed from the shock.
Most of the limners have their winter
grain In stuck or mow.
Miss Agues lingo has gone to I'orlliiml
for a few duy's visit with relatives.
The distillery at Matthew Athev's la In
Saul Mayer bus been doing some slashing;
the lav of the country la almost unknown
until I he brush Is cleared away.
Mary and Annie, daughters or Mr. am
Mrs. 0. Welserhorn, arrived a couple
weeks ago from Kansas.
Mrs, JemiUi Meloher has had a window
put in her barn and intends having a Hue
put up so they can live there (he coming
Fifteen cords of dry fir wood have been
delivered at the school house, ami from all
appearances the district Is preparing lor
cold, wet winter.
Zock Klllgson la Mulshing the inside of his
house and making It look quite cosy.
Samuel Mosier 1ms gone to lluthaniy to
visit for a few days.
Oscar I arson broke the frame that the
sickle slides In to his binder Tuesday am
was delayed mine hat In harvesilng by
having logo to Cortland for repairs.
isirle Creek Etclilnica.
Kaoii Cairn, Aug. ll.-The picnic at
Cuirinsville was a grand suivesn.
The Mad work in this precinct Is wt
potied till after harvest.
lr. Smith itNii wife have gone to Port
laud to remain a week.
The house of I.. Itivers is nearly com
Cncle Itichard Bradley has returned from
his visit in Eastern Oregon,
Chas Foster has purchased a new sylph
wheel and is breaking It to ridv.
KEAL F.STAT E TltASr HW.
Habmokv, Aug 11. Itev. Parker of the
United Brethren church concluded a quar
terly meeting here last Sunday.
Etta Marr, who has been staying in Port
land has arrived home.
Mr. Hilton's children are alllicted with
the whooping cough.
John Davis has finished the cutting of
ten acres of brush. Mr. Kilton has started
about five acres.
Wood cutting has become quite an In
oiistry nere. several hundred cords are
being hauled to Portland this season.
The Polk Couuty Observer says: Our
exchanges are canvassing the possibilities
of sending a new man to the United States
Senate lo succeed Hon. J. N. Dolpb. While
all the names suggested are those of good
men, yet we think a mistake will be made
if Senator Dolph is not re-elected, for the
fight in June latt was anything to beat
Dolpb. In that fight Senator Dolpb tri
umphed over the demo-pop combine, and
the reward should be his. ,
Salmos, Aug. 11. The camp ground at
this place presents a very lively appearance
now, there being about twenty camps in
one group. Mr. Keeman and party from
Portland added their presence to the camp
yesterday. A dance was enjoyed by the
young folks of the camp at Mr. Mdn tyre's
last Friday night. A good time was had.
One will be had at Upper Salmon tonight.
Mrs. Y. Smith is improving very slowly
but is as yet able to sit up but a lew min
utes at a lime. PkOUHKHS.
Flies are great ptsts, but you can kep
them out very easily and cheaply by
buying a set of screen doors and windows
of Jones & Son over the O. C. Iron
Furnished Every Week by Hie ( lacks
nuts Abstract and Trust Company.
J F. ami II L Melcher to M Cue
grove w,' of bwV of sw 4' of sec
"11, w4 of o,'4' of iiw'4'. secll",
and e1 j of se'4 of se1, sec '30, via
SO an os :W00
O & C U K Co to A (I Qirst '
of n of sec 23, 1 2 I, r i e, 80 2ti0
Ed Atisky to Kngle A lilanclianl
lot 4, blk2, New Kra 35
Kutli E Campbell to M i Wakumaii
loU5andU,blk,8 Linn City (willi
land in Multnomah ami linker
John Colierg to T 11 Hankins lot 12,
blk 13, Pleasant Hill add to Ore
gon City 1
J O Wetherell to Nellie M Wetliei-
ell I 5, blk 3, Canemali 700
Win Harlow to Mrs L X Hedges 1 4
blk 13, in first adJ to Barlows 202
O J Trullinger to E L Trullingi-r
ne.'i of se'i', sec 20; n'y of sw1
and nw'4' of Be "4 sec 21, t 4 l, r 2
e, 1 110 acres 1.100
Job. I'iiiklcy to J 8 .Miller sw'.'of
nwl4' anil nw'4' of sw,', sec 2fi,
t3s, r4e, 80 acres 1
lieo C Ely to limns H IVt.oM part
of tl3H, t3s, r2e 425
John 1'earce to Herbert Hunilln 1
1 and 2, blk 47, Oregon City . . . . 825
Jno W Boston to Win A Buxton 100
acres in sees 17 and IS, 1 3 s, r 1 w 100
Fred Melzner to Ambrose Sloer
lots and 4, blk 158, Oregon City 3500
Having purchased the copyright of
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us Role right to use them in Clackamas
county, and tbe abstract books compiled
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we are prepared to furnish complete
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Good reliable annuls wanted to sell
GladHtone projierty . '1 cents fure to
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Best selling property on the market.
Call on or write to 11. K, Cross, presi
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A good farm of 80 acres near Molalla
Partially improved building, orcliurd,
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Thayer & Ai.pen, Oregon City.
Persona winhing fine work in pboto
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will save money by ifoinit to Potter's photo
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A dollar saved is equal to two dollars
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Have you seen the lutest? The place
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a fine Htock of the latent novelties in (Irene
Koods foeether with a full lino of the la
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Shop Opp. Congregational Church,
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the Oregon City Sash & Door Co.
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