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OREGON CITY BNTKKI'ltiSK, KHID'Y, AI'IUI, 29, 1898.
Doing inked of what Wit tlie bile wm
most deniforoiis, nnwtrtd t "Of wild
bcasta.thatof a slanderer; of tame, that
1'rosldent MoKlnliy dlfltirs from oina
"patriots." II hesitates before the hor
ror of sacrificing thousands of good
London Telegraph i
The Idea of ridding Cuba of Spaniards
bas been threatened by American states
men during the last balf-oentury, but the
merit of acting uion It, with ell lU tre
mendous resitonsinllltios and risks (or
it la a merit belong to President Me
Jtlnley, The adequacy of his justlilca
tlon cannot be doubled In Kngland, and
erery voice li raised to wbm the United
Ashland Tiding s
The Republican Ptate ticket, notnln
atod by the convention at Astoria on the
14th hint., which apwar at the head of
these colutnni, la an exceptionally etrong
one end I oomoed of clean, tried and
Where 1 our boasted Christianity wlinn
we blame the chief magistrate of the
nation for trying to gain time to avert
warT la there anything in the hlttory
of the country more calculated to raise a
blush on every American cheek?
Ki-President Harrison and Cleveland
bavo ahown commendable judgment In
their reticence of opinion In regard to
what couriMt President McKiuley ahould
or ahould not Bluer.
Coaiit Mail :
The Hpanlsh will probably sweep away
tbeesiatlng dynasty if dtloaUd In a
war with the United State. It i a dark
outlook for the Queen lteguut and the
boy King In any cane.)
Murrn t'll0in Klr.
Kit Ws.T, April il-:30 I'. U.-(l-Isysd
In traiiaiiilsaion) The Ural hul from
Bpaln flrad Ut iilKht wlirn Murro
csalls wiiinI lu balmrlrs on Hit Unltsd
Statu llrrl. Tlila newt WM broiitfht hers
tills alivrnoon by tli urido-lust Krlcasmi,
which If ft Hi fltwl it 10 o'clock tliii morn,
lug, and reached nor at 4 P. M. Captain
Uahrr, ot Hi Krlcsaon, wm ordered out
early ll iiIkIiI on scouting duly.
Th Deal wm lying about sight mile oil
Havana. LlKhi were out and all baudi
wire ready (or action. The lltllt crali
rutlied ewllily toward the enemy and
broiig-lil up almost umlrr Morro's gun, be
lug ruablel to reach inch a clone point be
cauM lor tli fir lime In year Morro ligbl
was then burning.
At 11 I. M Hie Bpanlab arllllrry roared
out lu tint welcome to the American fieri.
Tli tlihiK done more In a tentative
than aa an attack Not a hol found a
billet, and the Meet, dltdalnlng Spain's
wretched gunnery, tnaltitalned a digntMrd
One or the lrlaa.
KT W'mt, April 24, 6:60 1'. M.-Knsign
Clirlty, wlili a crew of 1U men from the
crulner Detroit and four from th ttagnhlp,
brouxhl Into ort Ihie mornfng the captured
tisiiih itrainer Catallua, Cattaln Kano,
31IU tone, wblcb leM Cadi March 7, and
wat bound from New Orlrent for Barcelona
via Havana, for which latter port h wm
making The Catallna wa capture!
about 4 o'clock Ihla (Hunday) morning 12
liillra front Havana. Hhe wan laken by the
crulurr Detroit. W hen the lint (hot wai
tired, her captain mad a desperate ellorl to
acB hit pureuer. and lb cbaae wm pro.
lonxed for eight mllei. Finally a aolid abol
brought bar to. She I carrying a cargo of
0000 bundle of Steves. .
' Charles Kinorjr Rnlth Huereeila (lary.
WaiimoToN, Abrll 21.-The rreaidetil
tut tula nomination to (be Senate looey :
Charles Kmory Huilth, of Pennsylvania,
to be roatinaater-Oeneral, vice Jatue A.
initiated at the While House that the
resignation of l'oatmaaler-Oeueral Gary bad
ebao titely nothing to do wllb our foreign
complications. It wm owing entirely to
the condition of Gary' health. H bat
been suffering from a general breaking down
of the ayateiii.
The new l'ostnianter-Oeneral l editor of
the Philadelphia 1'reai.
Cable llelwern Cuba and Spain Cut.
Nsw Yokk, April 25.-A dispatch to the
Herald from Tampa lays:
The United Hlatci haa out the Havana
cable. The cut wai made about 10 mllei
out of Havana, and the southern end of th
cable li now on the Mangrove, whloli wai
recently converted into an auxllllary
cruiser, This gives the government exclu
alve use of the cable and entirely cult Cup.
tain-General Illanoo oil' from communica
tion with Bpaln, aa the insurgents are be
tween him and the other cable porli.
My wife ha need Chnmberluln's Pain
Balm for rheumatism with treat relief,
and I can recommend It aa a splendid
liniment for rheumatism and other
household use for which we have found
It valuable. W. J. Cuylkr, Red
Creek, N. Y.
Mr. Cuyler Is one of the leading mer
chants of this villuge and one of tliu
most prominent men in this vacinity.
V. G. l'litPi'iN, Editor Red Creek
Herald. For salu bv Geo. A. Hardin?.
The Enterprise from now until after
the election for two bits.
London, April 25,-8panlah 4a cloaed to
day at 'M'i.
I'akii, April 2J5. It la announced lb
Queen Uegenl of Mpaln Hill hope for peace
ful foreign intervention.
BsRUS, April It ia announced semi
officially that Germany will not laau a de
claration of neutrality, the Idea being to
preeerve her freedom of action and "to be
in a position to Intervene If ha consider it
Iinpon, April 22. Th Parli corre
spondent of th Tlmei aaya i
There li not a ilngl French paper, nor
vn, 1 believe, a ilngl Franchmati, who
upoort th United Htatei. Th newt from
Hpaln Indlcau-i that th national lubacrip
tlon will total
biKDou, April 22, The Horn correapon.
dnt of th Daily Mall aaya;
Th leading paper publish violent rl.
elf againat the "brutal lilKlihandedneai
and commercial greed of the United Hlatei
In wishing to annex Cuba."
STATE NEWS NOTES
I'ontlasd, April 22. Jual In th nick of
time and simultaneous with the Ix-nlnnlng
of th war with Hpaln, two carloada ol tor
pedo! for th protection of lb mouth of
th Columbia, arrived her Inuu th at
yesterday, and will b It onoe forwarded to
their destination by Captain Flek, United
Htatei engineer, who, In connection with
hi eharg of the fortlllcatlom of th Colum
bla, will bav to luperlntand th "planting"
of Hum, and ae that they are placed wher
they will do th niot good by doing lb
moat barm to th enemy,
Popoll.t Kdltor Nent to Jail.
Tcoma. April 21. F.dltor A. P. Tug
well and F. A. liakrr, ot th 1 acorn Hun, a
Populist paper, war takeuto Oyliupla till
morning by a Deputy Hherlll to serve PjO
dava in the Thurston county Jail, In ileu of
paying flues of I'kO eacb. They were com
vlcled of llbvllng the Hlale Hupreuie Court
In publishing a caustic criticism of a recent
opinion validating certain Tacoma city
warrants, once declared Invalid. They will
appeal to tne Hupreme Court of the United
Americana May Nut 4a Directly to Culm.
Wasiiinton, April 21. H.-crelary Hher
man said today that li waa hi exiwclailou
that for the preM-m an I iiumediale future
the lusurKeiil army would do the greater
part of the Uxhtiug In Cuha. II added the
atalemriit that llier waa no Intention of
taking lb militiamen ami new recruit ill
loCubaumil thoroughly tunured to th
hardships of actual military life, and that
prohalily th regulars would be held in this
country until later lu the pmhi.
ttrutherly I.o Must It rrutacted.
I'liiLAiiKi.riiu, Airll 21. Submarine
mine have been placed In position for the
defense of the Delaware p.lvor f ir 40 miles
from this city. Noveswle will be allowed
to pass through lb channel between sun
set and sunrise.
The Original Organ Orlndvr.
When barrel orKitns, niioa the uiual
a( .oiiimnliiiciit of tbu mugio luutcru,
otttiiu iuto urn), a nutivo of tiie province
of Tends wn one of tuo llrot who trav
eled about KuroKiwl!h this iustrumout.
In hi poreKriuutloiiH ho oollentod
money cuough toeuublu bim topurchoKe
from the kitu f Ktirdiuiu the title of
oount of the country where be waa bum
fur which, probuhly, in a time of war
ho did not pay above 1,000 guineas.
With tho rcmnindcr of bis inouoy be
puroluiKvi an extuto Huituhlo to hi rank
and settled hlmiedf peaceably for the
remainder of his days iu bis liiuuiduu.
In tho putrntire hull of his dwelling
ho hung np bis iniigio lantern and bis
organ facing tbu door, there to be cure
fully preserved till they tnoldered to
dust, and ho ordered by his will that
any one of his dt'soeiiilauts who should
cause them to be removed thonld forfeit
bis inheritance and bis patrimony revert
to the next heir, or, iu failure of a suc
cessor, to tbo hoxpitul of Teude.
Only a fuw yours ago tho orgun and
luntcru wuro still to be seen curefully
prosorvod. Pearson Weekly.
In the New York directory for 181$
is the outry, "Potor CooHr, inachiuiHt,
98 Elm stroet." Elm street was then
one of the poorer localities.
If all the bonses in England wore
placod Bide by side, they would cover a
paoe of 450 square milos.
No daoeption praotioed.
Ko 1 100 Reward.
ASK YOUR DRUGGIST
for a genorou
10 CENT TRIAL SIZE.
Elvs Cream balm
cumulus no cocaine, mercury nor any pUier In
Jurlona drug. It opena and r esnses the Nasal
rassaiwa. Allaya l'sln and InnainmaUon. Heala
and Protects the Wenihrsne. Restore the Benn
of Tasta aud Smell. 1 quickly absorbed. Olve
Heller at once, B0 fts. at IniM or "J mslli
Trial Sli 10 eta. at Driniulst or liy mnu.
K1.Y 1IKOT11KK8. M Warren Street, New Yorll
DANGER INDOORS ON A SHIP. !
Steamship and llattlMililp nalkhewd Mot
Worth a Much a They SWam.
On all first class passenger steamsbipi
and on all lurge warships a great per
centage of the total cost Is spent direct
ly and Indirectly on bulkhead or on
what these bulkhead necessitate. Ho
passenger would willingly make a voy
age iu a liner which wn not known to
have a oellulur structure, and no gov
ernment wonld think of building a bat
tleship or crulner without bulkheads.
Yet it is a fact well known, at least to
all seafaring men and shipbuilders, that
these bulkheads, strong aud perfect In
themselves, are precisely as safe and
efficient as the doors In them and not
wblt more so.
The door a at present oonstrnoted
and operated are notoriously bad and
dangerous. Tbey bavo been the direct
and known cause in the lo of many
live and many good ships and are
doubtless chargeable with many mora
ships on the list of "missing and unac
counted for." It is astonishing to tbe
expert to see the general pnblio and
even seafaring men so ready to accept
tbe prevailing superstition about tbe
safety of bulkheads. Tbe best possible
bulkhead without equally good door,
operated on a safe system, are about a
good as a chain with a link missing.
Tbe history of marine disaster bas
taught os this if it has taught os any
thing, and yet we go on crossing the
Atluntio iullueriof nioob vaunted safe
ty aud bragoiug about invulnerable bat
tleships, apparently witb implicit con
fidence in this bulkhead fetich.
There should be as few doors as poa-'
alble, and some very able experts con
tend that there should bo none. On tbe
other band, most captains and chief en
gineers say tbey must have doors. Man-
ifustly the only wsyont of tbe difficulty J
is to gut safe doors, safely operated. !
The number of watertight door and
batches on a first class buttlesblpisover '
800, and there are nearly 800 valve and
gate connected witb ventilating, drain
ing and flooding tbe bull and involving
tbe safely of the ship. It will there
fore be seen that the systematic control
and operation of these devices is a mat
ter of no mean importance.
It tukes about 110 men to look after
these details aluue iu response to a col
lision alarm under the present condi
tions, sod it is a matter of very grave
doubt on tbn part of thone beat informed
as to w hether the sujnuie efforts of
these 110 ii en run attend to doors,
hutches uud vulw'S quickly enough to
suve tbe ship. Cussicr'a llugaziue.
hurtled the Old Man.
Tbe acoustics of htutuury ball in tbe
cnpltol at Washington are a mutter of
wonder to tourlMs, and many are tbe
tricks played upon them. An exchange
tells of a (.uth employed in oue of the
departments who was visited by bis
futbtr recently aud tuck the old goutle
iiiuii to blutuury balL There Is a block
about tbe center of tbo circulur ball
where, if oue stands and faces tbe
north, a sound uttered from the door
way, 40 feet in tbe rear, seems to be
immediately iu front of this block. Tbe
youtb mummed to get bis father on tbe
block and, attracting bis attention to
ward a statue iu Iront, slipped to tbe
rear and uid: "VWiut time bave yon?
Aly watch has stopped." The father
drew out bis wutch aud v. us bulf
through giving kirn tbo timewi.tu be
looked urouud aud saw thut Lu vtua
standing aloue and tbnt tliu sun wus
nowhero to be sten. He wits bewildered
and looked like the man fruui bi ueath
whose cout collur tbo uuikiuu bus just
extracted a live goose. Presently tbe
sou stepped forth from tbe pillar v. here
be bud beeu in bidlug, but it required
many explanations to restore the old
William II Toad Talisman.
Tbe bouse of Hobeuzullein possesses
a family talisman. Since tbe time of
tbe Elector John Cicero, who flourished
toward tbe end of tbe fifteenth century,
eacb ruler bas, wben possible before
dissolution, banded to bia successor a
scaled packet This contains a ring in
which is set a black stone said to have
been dropped by a huge toad on tbe oov
erlot ot a prinoess of tbe family just as
she bad given birth to a son. Frederick
tbe Great found the riug in an envelope,
which also inclosed a memorandum
written by Frederick I, stating its value
and its mode ot transmission. Sobnei
der, tbe librarian of William I, declares
that be saw tbe packet banded by Gell
ing, tbe treasurer, to bis royal master
ou aooesslou, and further asserts, that be
read bis account of tbe talisman to tbe
emperor, wbo fully confirmed it St
Mot Much to Bo Frond Of.
Clara I wonder bow Mrs. Young
ling cuu bave tbe face to always keep
boastiug about her family.
Gladys Why? I thought she pretend
ed that her ancestors were good people. 1
Clura So she does, and yet she ad-1
mits that one of them enme over with '
William tbe Conqueror. I've just been j
reading about that crowd, and, good
nesB, but they were a bard lot I Chi-'
cago News. j
A Confusing Order. j
"We get ridiculous letters from cus-.
tomers sometimes," snid a bill clerk in
one of tbe big wholesale houses. "Here ,
is a fair sample of the uiuuuur in wnion
some rnral retailers send iu an order:
" 'Messrs. Please send me 600
pounds of sugnr as quickly us possible.
" 'P. S. Never mind sending the
sugar. I bave just found some in tbe
buck room.' "Sioux City Journal.
Muoh suffering might be avoided if j
people oould only be made to realize
that a cupful of hot water, a bot bath )
or bot applications of any kind are j
among tbe most useful forms of medi-1
cation known to tbe human family, and
if resorted to will almost immediately
remove any of the violent symptoms of
Blr4 Wbter For Wns,
Of course Webster wa in demand by
tbose who could afford to pay for bis
service. A sharp Nantucket man is
said to have got the better of the great
defender of the constitution loan amns
in g way, however. lie bad a small case
which wa to be triad at Nantncket
one week in June, and be posted to
Webster's offloe in great haste. It waa a
contest witb a neighbor over a matter
of considerable local interest, and hi
pride a a litigant wa at sake. He told
Webster tbe particulars and asked what
ba would charge to conduct tbe case. '
"Why," said Webster, "yon can't
afford to hire me. I should bave to stay
down there, be wbole week, and my fee
wonld be more than tbe whole case is
worth. I couldn't go down there for
less tban 1 1,000. I oould try every case
on tbe ducket a well as one, and It
wouldn't cost any more, for one case
would take my time for tbe entire week
"All right, Mr. Webster," qnlckly
responded tbe Nantncketer. "Here's
your $1,000. You oome down, and I'll
fix it so yon can try every case."
Webster waa so atuostd over tbi
proposition that be kept hi word. He
pent the entire week in Nantucket and
appeared on one lide or tbe other in
every case that came np for bearing.
Tbe shrewd Nantucketer bired Daniel
out to all bis friends who were in liti
gation and received in return about $1,
000, so that be got Webster's services
for nothing and made a good profit to
boot. Huston Herald.
An Vnblased Char(.
A group of lawyers were telling sto
ries in tbe corridors of tbe city ball tbe
other day, when one related a tale of a
Justice of tbe poaoe in one of tbe south
ern states where tbe narrator lived in
bis earlier days. A case waa being tried
before a jury in the justice' oourt,
there being a large number of witnesses
on both sides. Tbe lawyers contended
fiercely aud tbe trial dragged on until
tbe taking of evidouoo and the argu
ments before tbe jury bad been con
cluded. "Well, gentlemen, are you through?"
asked tbe justice, addressing himself to
Upon tbeir reply in tbe affirmative
be then addressed himself to tbe jury,
"Gentlemen, it ia cow tbe duty of
tbe court to say something to yoa. Yoa
have beard tbe evidence of many wit
nesses aud bave beard what tbe lawyers
bave said. I will suy that I know all tbe
witnesses and know them to be such
dixreputuble persons tbtt it will not be
neoesNiry for yoa to pay any attention
to what tbey bave said even under oath.
Not oue of tbetn is to be believed. As
for tbe lawyers, tbey are sucb scoun
drels you need pay no attention to what
tbey have said, aud aa for tbe two liti
gants, tbey are so mean it doesn't make
auy di-Ttnce which one of them gets
the worst ot your decision. Retire and
deliberate." 'Washington Pout
Lincoln and tb Battery.
A story of Lincoln told me by tbe
man to wbom it happened (since dead)
is aa follows:
At tbe breaking ont of tbe civil war
Captain Tompkins of the battery of ar
tillery, state of Khode Island militia,
stutioued at Providence enlisted with
bis entire oouiiuaud and left at onoe for
Washington. Hoon after bis arrival bia
battery, together witb other troops, waa
reviewed by tbe president in front of
tbe White House, and Captain Tomp
kins, proud of bis battery, brought it
past the president in the very best shape
be was capable of doing and at once re
turned to be presented to tbe president
as was done witb all tbe other offloera.
When tbe captuin was presented, Lin
coln said loud enough for all near by to
bear, "Captain, your battery is certain
ly a very pretty battery in fact, the
prettiest battery I bave ever seen," and
thou iu so low a tone that no one but
tbe captaiu beard bim, "but I must
say, captaiu, I bave seen very few bat
torioa," New York Times.
Queerest Town In England.
Tbe most curious town in England ia
Northwich. There is not a straight
street nor, in fact, a straight bouse in
the place. Every part of it bas the ap
pearance of baviug suffered from the
visitutiou of uu earthquake, Northwich
is the center of tbe salt industry in
Cheshire, Euglaud. On nearly all sides
of the towu are big suit works, witb
tbeir engines pumping hundreds of thou
sands cf gallons of brine every week.
At a depth of some 200 or 800 feet are
immense subterranean lakes of brine,
and as the cout cuts of these are pumped
and pumped away tbe upper crust ot
earth is correspondingly weakened and
the result is au occasional subsidence.
Tiiese subsidences bave a "pulling" ef
fect on the nearest buildings, and they
are drawn all ways, aud give tbe town
au extremely dUsiputud appoaranoe.
New York Sun. ,
lie Was Actually Clean!
Colonel Ibln'tsou, wbo died recently
in Euglund, wus a oapitui wbist player
and an iusutiublo reader. In the inter
val betweeu games be invariably plung
ed into a book, never indulging in futile
discussions about the plays. He was the
hero ot tbe lust seusatiouul elopemeut
to Gretna Groeu. Forty-four yeurs ago
be ran off witb the Ludy Adula Villiers,
daughter of the Earl of Jersey. They
were never fully pardoned, aa it was
thought that she bad . been guilty of a
grave misallianoe. Indeed the story is
told that wben tbey got back to town
Lady Adela was reported to bave ex
claimed to her Bister, "I had no idea
till I married that tbe lower orders
were so clean in tbeir habits."
Robert Morris' Bank of North Ameri
ca, founded at Philadelphia at the end
of the year 1781, was tbe first banking
institution founded on tbe American
The Roman penny was valued at
about IS oents.
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The Marketing Point
As the Great Manufacturing Center
of the Pacific Coast
This is proven every day by the number
of farmers, who are to be seen on its streets
selling their produce, who, until just the
last few years, sought the markets of other
towns. Tbe system of macadamized roads
that is being built into all parts of Clack
amas county, will enable all the people of
this county to share in the profitable mar
ket that Oregon City affords. If, as it is
sure to do, the demands of Oregon City in
crease in the next five years as it has in the
past five years, this city will rank next to
Portland as a market place for
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OF CLACKAMAS COUNTY
The factory towns of the East are noted
for affording the best market to the neigh
boring farmers and gardeners in proportion
to the population of any of the towns in
that section. The reason for this is that
the people of these towns have a fixed in
come upon which they can always depend,
and, as a consequence, they are liberal buy
ers, paying cash for all their purchases.
Is Coming to be One of the
Best Marketing Towns in the State
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