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OREGON CITY ENTERPRISE, FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 1901
OtrdOn Clf"V EllfOFDflSC rcoo,'J f th'r respective administrations is open for
& J " inspection. In fact, tlit dilloroiit otlieors request a
CITY AM COINTV OFFHIW. 1' AT Kit.
perusal of their records by taxpayers generally.
, Those conversant wit li tin1 management of tlu differ
ent departments at tho court house know that a radi
Published Every Friday.
cal reduction in tho eenses of t lit county has been
accomplished during the last two ears. The ex-
Tri.il subscription, two months
j penses of each department, especially along the line
V-) of county hire, has been very appreciably lessened,
while the aggregate- saving by this curtailment is
AOVEKTISINO KATKS OX A1T1.UAT10X.
quite an item.
Subscribers will find the date of expiration stamped
mi their papers following their name. If this is not
changed within two weeks after a payment kindly no
tify u-i and the matter will receive our attention.
Entered at the postofliee at Oegon City. Oregon, as
second class matter.
Mr. Smith, the otlieial head of the Mormon sect in
I'tah. must be a man alter Roosevelt's own heart.
Smith recently admitted before the senate investigat
ing committee at the national capita! that he is the
father of 42 children.
Ashland has a Good Chief of Police. He recently
made a raid on the "joints" of the city that were be
iniT e.mduetfd in violation of the law. This otllcer
evidently intends to give Ashland as good an admin
istratiou as his name would imply.
In a recent naval engagement, a Russian sailor re
ceived U10 wounds and still lives. This reported tact
suggests a mathematical problem: If it requires more
than MiO wounds to put one Russian out of the way,
how long will the Japs be in terminating the pending
Theke is general rejoicing in the change in weather
conditions, and the general feeling is that tae change
may continue indefinitely that the farmers may catch
np with their work, whith has been badly rttarded
because of the inclement conditions that have pre
tailed for more than two months.
By basing their apportionment of delegates on the
Tote of Governor Chamberlain, the Clackamas county
Democrats will make a good showing at their county
convention, if tkey fail to show up again during the
jear. Their county convention will consist of 172
delegates, while the Republican convenjou will in
clude but 143.
If the incessant rain does not stop soon, it will be
worse than a case of forty days and forty nights.
There is perhaps not auother section of the globe that
is capable of receiving and absor'-ing the amount of
noisture tbat tke Oregon soil has demonstrated its
Ability to handle and not be attended by extensive
property damage. It's Oregon against the world!
A Soda villk farmer has gone back to Minnesota
because he got tired of the rain. Thought it came
down too much in chunks. Oregon's rainfall is prac
tically the same as that of Minnesota, an average of
43 inches in a year, but where we get it in liquid form,
there is considerable of it comes down frozen, count
ing one inch of water to ten of enow seasoned wi'h
icicles. Albany Democrat.
GREAT BRITAIN AT THK WOULD'S KAIK.
The remarkable change in the attitude of foreign
nations toward the world's fair at St. I.ouis is well
illustrated by tho action of Great Rritain.
When the British government first accepted the in
vitation of the United States to participate in the ex
position it was with the expressed intention of limit
ing the exhibits to art and education and to such a
display as could be arranged at a slight expense under
direction of public otlicials. Subsequently, however,
it enlarged the scope of its jilans, until it finally de
cided to appoint a royal commission to collect and
organize an exhibit that would challenge comparison
with the exhibits of Germany and France. The ap
propriation was at first XoO.000. Another A' 50,0 '0
was afterward set aside, and it is now the impression,
according to the London Times of Feb. 21, that these
grants will be so supplemented that the aggregate sum
available will amount to 150,000.
This ill be the largest sum ever set aside by the
British government for participation in an exhibition
eld in a foreign country. At the head of the royal
commission is the Prince of Wales, who, following the
example of his father at Chicago in IS'.W, has entered
into the work with great enthusiasm. Realizing the
futility of depending upon individuals to make a show
of industrial products, the royal commission decided
to pay a part of the transportation charges, to provide
show cases, to supervise installation, and to care for
exhibits in transit and while at St. I.ouis. j
The announcement of this policy immediately as-j
sured a display of British products that will form one j
of .he great features of the expositioa. In addition to !
the allotment of I'.HJIO square feet of exhibit space, j
for education, art, lilt'ral arts, varied industries, elec- 1
tricity, transtortation, agriculture, mining, social I
economy and forestry, Great Hritain will have a'
special pavilion, which is to be a reproduction of
Wren's Orangery at Kensington Palace. One of the
most interesting exhibits in the department of public
works will be a reproduction of the great Assuan dam.
Sp HE important tliiii!; to consider when yon lny tiling in a
&Jl) tlni-; store is purity. Yon onlit not to think aliout prico
1 until you art sure aliout quality. This applies not only to
drugs, but everything else sold in a drugstore. It applies to soap,
perfume, powders, cosmetics, toilet articles, paints and oils and a
hundred other things. Wo have no desire to he known as "cheap
druggists." Wo want tho public to think of this ntoro as a roliablo
place, a store where safety can always be depended upon, no matter
what is purchased. Unt there is nothing extravagant about prices
either. We sell tho best things at as moderate prices as can be af
forded. Wo never go so low that quality must bo lowered and wo
never go so high that you can not udord to buy. When ever you
buy anything in some other drugstore, put down tho quality and
price. Never miinl how low you think the price or how high you
believe the quality t ho. Never mind what the druggist tells you.
Then come hero with your notes, compare tho price and quality
with ours, just for the sake of argument. We will admit that the
qualities are as high as ours, but we know our prices will bo found
lower. :-: :-: :: :: :-:
Hlowell (L Jones
I.INN I-. JONIiS
PRESENT STATUS OF THE PANAMA CANAL. i..a.n.-erjr iti 0REG0Njl JOURNAL
T, , ir i, i i , ' William Shsti-r, a t.rnk.Min.11 of I.mi.
The Record-Herald may be pardoned if it takes to i OMOi waH ,,,,,,,,,,,1 ,., Ins 1,- for also weekly and .e.i.weckiv
itself a good share of the satisfaction that is felt by veral eeks i"lt"'"'ry '.'j'"'-1
NiatlrMJl. 1 IIIHM1 II I S II y . ' ii", on
My.-. -Finally I sent to tet. dr.i ! jj MlrL'Pl" WlVQ
hii're for a Nutle of I'liauilHTlain'ii fain , lt-till tilt 1)1 til Kt I ll L W 3
Halm, at wlii.-h time I unlil " ' I - iN . H1,
hand or foot, and in one week's t,ime .
wsaahlet.j to to work an happy n In'ffOll ),1 1 V fllirm
f.. . JV,,... ......
A Youxg Men's Republican Club is talked of at
Oregon City. In America every man is more or less
a politician, and for the young men of today, who will
nece-sarily be the active face of the country tomorrow,
othir.g could be better than the political training
that may be had in organizations of the kind men
tioned. Not only that, but such clubs develop busi
es3 capacity, and they tend to elevate the purpose of
life. Let us hear from the young men of Grants Pass.
Registration' of voters in Claskamas county has
Leen very alack this year. In ten weeks but 1000
Toters have registered at the office of County Clerk
Sleight. This is 700 less than had registered at the
lame time two years ago. Electors who fail to register
previous to May 15 will be compelled to swear in
Heir votes at both the June and November elections.
Voters thould bear this in mind and make it a point
to comply with the registration law and thus save
considerable trouble on election days.
Havk you Bigned for any shares of 6tock in the Ore
fen Ci'y Board of Trade that is being reorganized?
More than forty shares have already been subscribed
and if one of the solicting committee has not seen you,
telephone H. E. Cross, and help a good thing along by
taking one or more skares. This movement is receiving
inch general endorsement from the business men of
the city that it is really quite a popular thing to have
jour name enrolled as one of tke stockholders. At
my rate with its present and prospective aggressive
jembership, the newly born commercial body prom
fer'S to be of great value to the city. Get in the band
wagon and let's wake up the old town.
well-informed Americans over the final outcome of the
isthmian canal controversy
This paper, it will be remembered, persistently and
consistently advocated the Panama route as the better
and more feasible one for the water way when Con
gress voted unanimously in favor of the Nicaragua
route, and at a time when it stood almost alone among
American newspapers in its adherence t the Panama
route. The letters of Walter Wellman elaborating
the advantages of this route were particularly stron.'
and convincing and attracted the attention of the
Now that the canal controversy is ended and the
Panama route selected for the water way that is to
link the oceans public interest in the work already
done upon the canal and the changes in the engineer
ing plans adopted since D-j Lesseps inaugurated the
undertaking in 188 1 will be revived.
What do we get for the $40,000,000 to be paid to the
Panama Canal Company and how much work remains
to be done before ships can pass from Colon to Panama?
The Panama canal originally projected by Ferdi
nand De Lesseps is not the Panama canal that will be
built by the United States. The distinguished French
engineer; emboldened by his success in cutting the
Suez canal, undertook to open a great sea-level canal,
cutting through the mountains of the isthmus. The'
physical difficulties of the project, assisted by gross
corruption of the promoters, bankrupted the company
when only a small portion of the sea-level scheme had
The new Panama canal project, taken up by the
new company in 1 804, is on a sound engineering basis
and within a calculable distance of completion. The
sea-level dream of De Lesseps was abandoned and for
it was substituted a system of locks. It is true that
an international congress of engineers, which met in
Paris in 187!), recommended a sea-level canal from
Colon to Panama, but it is remembered that several
members of that commission advocated a canal with
locks. The hopelessness of the task of building a sea
level canal was finally realized, indeed, and the com
pany decided to adopt the lock plan, but the decision
came too late.
The new plan of construction, adopted by the new
Panama Canal Company, is the result of an investiga
tion made by loO engineers, with a large corps of as
sistants, who occupied four years in exhaustive sur-
cUm." Kor hhIh 1v Ci. A. Harding.
A Hunllie" rr.ipiiltin.
TYJTIM.(i in omilln.l which concerns
lection I Him ininri-Nl u Iiiivimh and ni'll.tm in
If von art. L'ointf eat a cari'llll elt'
of your routH is nwniial to tli enjoy-1 1 fa Uih liv Mock, gmUt, provision..,
ment of vonr trip. If. It H a hiimnw. trip I pnxliic.) ami tlriuncul iim rk.it t lie iiio
lime li the iiiaiii coiimder'ioii ; if a pl.-as-' tntioni ar coniprclieiiHiV", ami art. In
ure trip, wer.ery and the coiivenuMiceR i every way reluhlc.
ami comfortt of a modern railroad
Why not combine all hy nsin ihe
Ii.i.inoH CknthaL, the up-to-date road,
ninninn two trips lUilv from St. Paul
and Minneapolis, and (roni Omaha to
Chicago. Free Keclininx Chair can, the
lainoiiN Hud'et-l.lhr'rvSmokinK t ail, all
traiiiH ventihiiled. In short, thoroughly
modern throughout. All timeta reading
via the Illinois Central will he honored
on tiee train and no exlra tare chanted
Our ron tea are the eame a ihone ol in
(erior roads why not get your uiouey's
Write for full particular.
B. II. THUMiWi.1., Coiii'I Agent,
J. C. LiMaKV, T. F. A P. A,
I'ALI, B. TilO-MTHON, F. A P. A.
The custom of shaking Ininds origi
nated In the mieleiit practice of adver
saries grasping the weapon hand dur-
tut; a truce us a precaution iiKalnst
treachery. When two frienda met they
extendi their weapon hands to cacti
other na Hlj;n that there was no ne-d
to stand on the defensive, uud a hand
Bhnke was hut the natural outcome ut
a hearty and vigorous Krasp.
Shaking handi apitearH to have be
come usual In the middle ugM. Grnrp
ing bands made Its appearance In early
times na a leal uet Hyuiholle of the
parties joining In compact, peace or
friendship. This is well seen In mar
riage, where the hand grasp was part
of the unclent Hindoo ceremony, ns
was the "dextrunim Junctlo" of Home,
which has puhhi-i into the (,'hriaihin
rite. We see It iiIho used as a mere salu
tation, flH Where the tirewime aeijualnt
ance met hy Horace In his s'oll along
the Via Kuera seized his hand.
Giving the right hum! of fellowship
(Oalatlans II, !t) passed naturally Into a
alutation throughout Christendom.
veys. In order to give further weight to the findings
of the engineers the new company called for the an- Poor man I He can't npfn tt
Eveky office holder, no matter what his position, pointment of a technical commission composed of em- ,He pets billOUS. He tippH a
ihoul J be willing to stand up and show his books and j incnt engineers of all nations. 'good liver pill Ayer's Pills.
icord. The competent officials is always glad to j This commission, which was organized in 1S, in- jThey 2Ct directly Oil the live
kave a thorough investigation. Echange. dorsed the lock plan and the system of dams for con- Vttrc hiliousnes; rcir-co.!
The foregoing is quite true. Such a feeling unani- trolling and utilizing the waters of the Cbagres river.
jousiy prevails among ihe present county fficials n found the canal two-fifths completed and estimated
lr Clackamas county. During a two years' incum- j the cost to complete the work under the hew plans at
kency they have all labored bard and faithfully to ,$87,000,000. The water way when completed will be
fctst serve the interests of their constituency, and the forty-six miles in length
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Oregon, WasliinRton, Cali
fornia and Idaho now in
o'ration by the 1'ncifio
Station Telephono Com
puny, covering 2,2'j0
Quick, accurate, cheap
AH tho natisfaction of a
Distance no effect to a
clear understanding. Spo
kane and San Francisco
an easily heard as Port
land. Oregon City oflice at
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Watclifs, Clocks, Spectacles
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