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THE SUNDAY OREGONIAN, PORTLAND, OCTOBER i, 1903.
Dr. Newell D wight Hillis' Sunday Sermon
TO THOSE YOUNG STRANGERS NEWLY COME
TO SEEK THEIR FORTUNE IN THE CITY
You must not lire below the level of
your early life.
Remembering what your fathers
hare been, you cannot afford to he an
idler, a spendthrift, tapster or a pleasure-seeker.
You must be a man.
It in not enough to keep the place
you have; to succeed you must out
grow It. Promotion begins with de
Attfccrt rourself and guard your Indi
viduality. Self-reliance trill turn a wilesrrmn
into a merchant, a politician into a
rtatcMnan, an attorney Into a Jurist,
an unknown youth into a great leader.
The things that destroy man are
worry, stuff and haziness. The things
that save men are bleep, exercise and
Above all else, keep faith with your
fathers' God. If you stumble and fall,
lift the flaming torch and rekindle It
that It may burn brighter than ever.
Love upward, never downward.
Text: "For Strancers Enter Our Gates."
'Wisdom Aleo Standeth at the Gate." Prov.
GOING up and down the streets of
our city, during these days, all
thoughtful observers are deeply Im
pressed by the throngs of young men and
woman. An army of gifted youth, dur
ing these Autumn days, has Just come up
to the city to make fortune and fame.
New faces are seen everywhere, Jn counting-room
and store. In church and school.
In the lecture halls of the college of law
and medicine. In the olden time, on the
Autumnal day, the people of the city -went
to the wharf, and with sobs and .tears
sent away a boatload of their best be
loved youth to appease the anger of the
monster and feed Its hungry maw. But
now it is the country and the little town
that mourn, for the city with its gold,
Its art, Its music, it eloquence. Its com
merce, after long tugs at the heart
strings, have drawn the youth away from
the old home. The coming of these new
tides of life will freshen the Jaded and
exhausted currents of the city. Finan
ciers are rejoicing because a current of
geld has sot In from the Old "World to
wards this one. The city may need the
gold for Its exchange and the moving of
Its harvests, but the coming of this com
pany of strong young men and ambitious
young women, means -more than the re
turn of the yellow metal.
For all these young hearts, the early
days In the city are days of destiny. Af
ter long consideration, and many a flm
ilj council, at last the youth decided to
leavo forever the old familiar life. Be
holding these young strangers within our
gates, one thinks of Robert Louis Steven
ran, standing In front of the college that
had long been the Mecca of his dreams,
while regret for the past and hope for the
future struggle In his heart for the mas
ters'. We recall also the farewell be
tween David Livingstone and his father.
On the morning of the final parting, the
boy and his father walked to the hill-top,
beyond which stood the coach which was
to carry the youth to the city. "Do noth
ing unworthy of your mother, and the old
home" Then the Scotch father turned
sharply on his heel turned but stood in
his tracks. "When the son disappeared be
yond the horizon, he could still see the
father standing silent. The boy went
away from him to make his fortunebut
the father could not go away from the
boy, Oh. what an hour Is that -when a
OREGON'S FIRST FIGHT
As Early as 1845 tho Provisional Legislature Enacted
IDESPREAD attention given to
temperance, and particularly the
Temperance Congress recently held
at the Lewis and Clark Fair, prompt me
to set down for Information to the present
generation -the efforts made to promote
temperance and Prohibition in the pioneer
days of Oregon. Not many know that
Oregon had a Prohibition law that was
passed in December, 1S45, by the Legis
lature of Oregon, which antedates by sev
eral years 'Maine's famous Prohibition
The first recorded effort attempted in
Oregon to prevent the sale of intoxicating
liquors that I have any knowledge of Is
given In Dr. Nixon's ."How Marcus Whit
man Saved Oregon," and is contained in
a letter dated Oregon City, February 14,
187S, written by Hon. A L. Lovejoy to Dr.
Nixon. These are his words:
4 1 crossed the plains in company with
Pr White, and others, and arrived at
Waillatpu the last of September, 1842. My
party camped somd two miles below Dr.
Whitman's , place.
"The day aHer our arrival Dr. Whitman
called nt our camp and asked me to ac
company him to his house, as he wished
me to draw up a memorial to Congress to
prohibit the sale of ardent spirits in this
country. The doctor was alive to the in
terests of this Coast, and manifested a
very warm desire to have it properly
represented at Washington."
I am not Informed as to whether such
memorial was presented, and have no
knowledge of any public meetings being
held in Oregon to promote temperance
prior to 184G.
First Prohibitory Law.'
Following is the bill passed in Decem
ber, 1845, by the Legislature and printed
in the "Oregon Spectator," Vol. 1. No. L
published at Oregon City, Oregon Terrl
tcry, February 5. 184G, W. G. T' Vault, ed
itor: This and other matter I have is taken
from papers, etc., on file with tho Oregon
Historical Society, collected by Its inde
fatigable assistant secretary, George H.
An act to prevent the introduction, sale
a"hd distillation of ardent spirits In Oregon.
Sertlon 1. Be it enacted by the Houso of
Representatives of Oregon Territory that If
any person shall hereafter Import or Intro
duce any ardent spirits into Oregon with in
tent to sell, barter, give or trade the same,
and shall offer the same for sale, trade,
barter or gift, he shall be fined In the sum
c f $30 for each and every such offense, which
may be recovered by indictment or by trial
before a Justice of the Peace without form
Bsc. 2 That if any person hereafter sell,
barter, give or trade any ardent spirits of
any kind whatever, directly or indirectly,
to any person within Oregon he shall forfeit
and pay the sum of J20 for each and every
sale, trade, barter or gift, to be recovered by
indictment in the County Court or before a
Justice of the Peace without the form of
Sec 3. That if any person shall here
after establish or carry on any manufac
tury or distillery ot .ardent spirits in Oregon
he shall be subject to be Indicted before
the County Court as a nuisance, and' if
convicted he shall bo fined the sum o Sl6o.
and the court shall issue an order to the
Sheriff directing him to seise and destroy
the distilling appartus, which order, the
Sheriff shall execute.
Sec. 4. Whenever it shall come to the
knowledge of any officer of this govern
ment or any private citizen that any kind of
spirituous liquors are being distilled or man
ufactured in Oregon, they are hereby au
thorized and required to proceed to the slB.ce
im. NEWELL DWIOIIT IIILLIS.
youth closes the doors of home and school,
turns the back on childhood scenes, and
leaves forever his yesterdays so momor
able and yet It cannot be otherwise.
During these Autumn days the birds
are leaving their nests, and making ready
for the long flight southward; the young
deer are feeding alone in the thickets,
then trying their strength; in these Sep
tember days the salmon will put out to
sea for the first time. Man, too, must
migrate. Therefore our young women
have come up to the city in pursuit of
culture; our young men to And equipment
In law or medicine, while a host! of boys
are here in store and shop and office to
make their fortunes. It Js a time for
those in church and schoolroom and street
to welcome and give God-speed to the
army of young strangers who stand with
in our gates.
Don't Break AVith the Old Home and
Here ln the great city, midst new
scenes, guard the continuity of your life.
Keep freph the old faces, the dear old
scenes of yestorday, and guard as a city
guards its wollsprings of water the great
habit?, convictions and faiths of your yes
terdays. You munt not live below the
level of your early life. It Is the ambi
tion of old men. who have succeeded. -and
won a great name to return to their child
hood's scenes, there to build a great
house, there to live and die. Strange
that it should be the first thought of pome
young men to forget the old scenes
and cut away from the teachings of a
revered father. A noble ancestry digged
the grooves for your life. Noble associa
tions of yesterday built walls against
temptation, therefore you must guard the
hedge. Tour life should be a solid column
where such illicit manufacture is known to
exist and seize the distilling apparatus, and
deliver the same to the nearest District
Judge or Justice of the Peace, whose duty if
shall be immediately to Issue his warrant
and cause' the hoube and premises of the
person against whom such warrant shall be
Issued to be further searched; and in case
any kind of spirituous liquors are found in
or about said premises or any implements or
apparatus that have the appearance of hav
ing been ured or constructed for the purpose
of manufacturing any kind of spirituous
liquors. tl.e officer who shall have been duly
authorized to execute said warrant, shall
seize all such apparatus, implements and
spirituous liquors and deliver the same t
Cyrus IL Walker. Oldest White Man
Living Born West ot Itocky Mountains.
the Judge or Justice of the Peace who
Issued the t said warrant; said officer shall
also arrest the person Or persons In or about
whose premises cuch apparatus. Implements
or spirituous liquors are found and conduct
him or them to said Judge or Justice of the
Peace, whose duty it shall be to proceed
against such criminal or criminals and dis
pose of the articles seized according to law.
Sec. S. All fines' and penalties recovered
under this act shall go, one-half to the
Informant and witnesses and the other half
to the officers engaged In arresting and try
ing the criminal or criminals: and It shall be
the duty ot all officers into whose hands
tuch fines and penalties may come to pay
over as directed In this section.
Sec. 0. This act shall not be construed as
pi eventing any practicing phyrlclan from
selling such liquor for medicine not to ex
ceed one-half pint at one time.
Sec 7- That It shall be the duty of the
secretary to publish this act In the first
newspaper printed in Oregon.
I, John E. Long, Secretary of Oregon, do
hereby cerUfy that the foregoing act oa
ardent spirits is truly and correctly revised
by me. J. E. LONO, Secretary.
Following is the leading article by Edi
tor T. Vault, of the Oregon Spectator, In
the issue of March 19, 1S4G:
THE LIQUOR LAW.
Much interest appears to be manifested in
the community upon the subject of the law
that passed the Legislature at the last De
cember session, as published In the first
number of the Spectator, "to prevent the
introduction, sale and distillation of ardent
spirits in Oregon.-" We. are well satisfied
that if ardent spirits could be prohibited
from belnc etthe.- introduced or manufac
tured la Oregon It would' add much t the
of days and habit? and convictions and
duties. Remembering what your fathers
have been, you cannot afford to be an
idler, a spendthrift, a tapster, or a plea
sure seeker. You must be a man. "It is
your first duty to grow," said John Milton
to a young friend. The old home will
offor you the patterns and the models of
manhood, toward which you may well
arplre. Make the old life, therefore, and
the new life to be Integral parts of a
richer and bettor life, a life unified by tho
faiths and convictions and Ideals of your,
Bo Ambitions for Advancement.
These early days also are days for am
bition and for strengthening the determi
nation to get up and to get on. It Is
not enough to keep the place you have
to succeed you must outgrow it. Promo
tion begins with deserving it. Do not
think that the great chances are all
takon. Soon every great door of hope
will be open. Tomorrow, or on tomorrow's
tomorrow, opportunity will fling wide her
gates, and he who is ready may enter In.
If you soon master every detail of the
prosont position, and crowd your work
and put your superintendent at his wits
endto keep you busy, you can soon force
advancement. It is given to a little wed,
by working, to lift the paving toae. and
.you- cannot keep down an ambitious,
faithful and hard-working boy. "Why
didn't you give me that position?" said a
disappointed clerk to his employer. "Well,
to tell the truth, I never thought of you
in connection with it" "Haven't I done
my work well?" "Yes, you have always
done your work well; so well that you
never gave me an occasion to think about
you; but this young man. having dene his
work well, kept asking mo for more, and
made me kcp him in mind." Old mer
AGAINST KING ALCOHOL
a Prohibitory LawSignatures to Tcmpcranco Pledges.
peace and happiness of the people as well as
to the prosperity of the country.
The first grand object of all governments
should be to establish for themselves the
fundamental principles of government, de
nning the grant of powers extended ta each
department In short, commanding that to
be done which ought to be done by either of
the departments of government. Notwith
standing we view the government of Oregon
as only temporary, brought about for the
protection and regulation of our citizens
until such time as the United States shall
extend her Jurisdiction and protection, yet
ther is as much necessity and the laws
should be Just as binding and enforced with
as much energy as If Oregon had assumed a
stand among ihe nations of tho earth as an
independent nation. It Is contended by many
and It may be fa. that the 'law on ardent
spirit is unconstitutional, but the only legal
way to ascertain that fact Is to refer the
matter to the Supreme Judge. Would It not
be more expedient to make an effort to
enforce the law and let the issue be decided
the proper authority?
Great excitement on any subject Is in
jurious. Against King Alcohol.
Account of a prohibition meeting, taken
from the Issue of the Oregon Spectator
of March 13, JS1G:
At a large and respectable meeting of
the ladies and gentlemen of Oregon Cltv,
held In the Methodist Church on Thurs
day evening, the 12th Inst., the following
resolutions were adopted. On motion 'of
W. H. Gray, Esq., Colonel Taylor was
called to the chair. On motion of . F.
Hedges J. S. Rlnearson was appointed
secretary of the meeting.
Colonel Taylor, the chairman, then
called upon Mr. Gray to state the object
of the meeting, who arose and said that
the law In relation to ardent spirits had
been for some time, and was now, dally
violated, and that the object of this meet
ing was to arouse public sentiment, and
appoint a committee ot vigilance, whose
special duty it should be to seo that the
liquor law was fully enforced.
The Rev. George Gary was then called
on, who offered the following resolution:
"Resolved, That the peace and tfapplr
ness of the mothers, wives and daughters
of Oregon are Involved in the fato of the
law on ardent spirits," which was sus
tained without opposition after a touch
ing and affectionate address by the
mover of the resolution.
Tho Rev. Lewis Thompson was then
called for, who arose and offered a reso
lution as follows:
"Resolved. That the tinconRtralned uw
of intoxicating liquors in this country
would retard Its future prosperity more
than all other causes combined."
The reverend gentlemen having offered
some pertinent remarks,, the vote was
taken on the resolution, which was sus
tained. Mr. Davidson was then called on, who
delivered a very animated address, and
then offered the following resolution:
VResoIved, That as citizens we will
rally to the rescue of our laws, to the
support of our Magistrates, and to the
entire destruction of alcohol."
This resolution was adopted.
The Rev. Mr. Parrish was then called,
who proposed the following resolution:
"Resolved, That the continuance of
peace and friendship among ourselves and
with the natives among us, depends on
the strict enforcement of the law on ar
The resolution was sustained after a
neat and appropriate address from Its
Elder H. Johnson Was then called, who
chants in Philadelphia tell a story about
John Wanamaker'e youth. Begtnnlng at
14 the boy worked for his employer until
he was 21. One morning he appeared In
his employer's office and said: "I am 2L
I would like to become a partner in the
business " The man was amazed, for the
youth had no capital. "I will promote
you." said his employer, v "and I will
double your salary." "No, no. In seven
years I have learned every detail about
this store, from manufacturing, buying
and selling, to financing. I have deter
mined that I will work for nobody but
John Wanamaker after I am 21." Now
between the lines of this Incident are
hidden all the golden secrets of success.
Be Yourself and Assimilate What
the City Has to Offer.
Assert yourself, and guard your indi
viduality. Many young men are over
whelmed and Injured by the greatness of
tho city. Too much wood smothers tho
fire; excess of food breaks down the di
gestion. Too much knowledge turns a
youth Into an intellectual glutton, and
leaves him at last a fecbllng. The young
stranger In the city may well go slowly,
little by little, form his opinions, slowly
canvass his Judgments, while preserving
the habit of deciding things for himself.
Reflect, reflect, and still reflect, that you
may nourish your own Individuality. Alas
for the youth who drifts, waits for his
companion's opinion, goes to the news
papers for his convictions, and echoes the
Judgment of the crowd. What the city
wants is young men of self-reliance, who
arrive at their conclusions on independ
ent lines. Self-reliance will turn a sales
man Into a merchant, a politician Into a
statesman, an attorney Into a Jurist, an
unknown youth Into a great leader. Who
are to be tomorrow's- leaders? They who
In solitude "sit above the 'dust and clang
of time, with the world's secret trem
bling on their Hps."
. Strengthen the Gun Carriage.
Modern life Is a contest,' and often a
kind of battle. Victory is to htm who has
the strongest reserves. Soldiers know that
xno explosion of the powder to hurl tht
ball forward is very hard on the gun car
riage that is pushed back. Many lawyers
and teachers and preachers. In exploding
tholr ideas, kick thplr own brains out.
The change from the out-of-door life of
the country and village Is very severe for
the youth who is a newcomer to the great
city. Some of us have long ago learned
that the Intellectual life means two hours
every day in the open air. If today you
cannot get IU by reason of some emer
gency, then double the cxcrclso tomorrow.
The things that destroy men are worry,
stuff and laziness. The things that save
men are sleep, exercise and work. Guard
your body, therefore, as an engineer
guards bis engine, oiling.lt and- rubbing
It. arid studying It, and loving It. Run
the human mechanism as It should be
run, feed the fires carefully, and It will
last you 70 years, as It moves to and fro
through the earth. Neglect It, arid the
wear and tear of the city, with Its dust
and smoke and noise and hard streets
will soon send the engine to the waste
heap. If you want to know the sorrow
of a gifted youth who has broken down
in the great city, read William Watson's
poem on "Work Without Health." Above
all else, keep faith with your father's
God. If you stumble and fall, lift the
flaming torch and rekindle "Mt, that It
may burn brighter than ever. Find a
church home at once. Make, friends by
showing yourself friendly, helping those
who have less opportunities than your
self, making friendships with those who
are wiser and better than yourself. Love
upward, never downward. Believe in your
hopes and dreams. Be an optimist. Keep
sweet. Rejoice In the success of others.
Practice cheerfulness. Give more happi
ness than you get. Soon the city will
make a place for you. When the harvest
Is all In, you will find that 'life has been
richer, happier and more successful than
j you ever dreamed.
offered and sustained the following reso
lution by an able address:
"Resolved, That no man has a right to
offer to his fellow man, either as a bev
erage, gift or for gain, any article that
he knows from experience, or from testi
mony of others, tends to injure or deprive
his follow man of a single right, privilege,
power or faculty."
Mr. Barlow was then called who offered
the following resolution, which he sus
tained by a short ingenious address:
"Resolved. That every friend of the
human family will oppose the reign of
King Alcohol with all his power, and
even friend of good order In Oregon will
oppose to the utmost of his ability the
use of ardent spirits, as a drink and wil
have for his motto, "peaceably If we
can; Jbut forcibly if wc must."
Mr. Gray then proposed that a commit
tee of vigilance, consisting of six, be ap
pointed, whereupon the following gentle
men were named by the chairman as
members of the " committee, namely,
Messrs. Gray, Crawford. Robb. Barlow,
Hood and Engle. The following resolu
tion was then adopted:
"Resolved. That the secretary bo In
structed to take out a complete record of
the proceedings of the meeting, which
shall be signed by the chairman and sec
retary, and handed to the editor, with a
request that It be published in the Ore
On motion meeting adjourned with
prayer. JAMES TAYLOR, Chairman.
J. S. RINEARSON, Secretary.
Public Meetings Called.
Notlco of a public meeting published
In lssuo ot Oregon Spectator, March 19,
The citizens of Oregon are respect
fully Invited to meet at the Methodist
Episcopal Church. In Oregon City, on
Friday evening, the 27th Inst., at 6
o'clock, for the purpose of taking Into
consideration the beat means of sup
pressing the distillation, distribution
and use of ardent spirits In Oregon.
All friends to tho good order, tho peace
and happiness of Oregon arc earnestly
requested to be present, as the com
mittee are sensible that no subject at
tho present time demands a more seri
ous and Impartial consideration from
every friends and lover of this new
and rising- colony. An address may.be
expected, and a plan for future oper
ation will be presented to the mettlng
by tho committee.
(Signed) SAMUEL K. BARLOW.
J. R. ROBB.
W. H. GRAY.
March 19, 1846.
From the Washlngtonlan Record
On Saturday evening, September 5,
1S47, at the call of Mr. Joseph Meek, of
Tualatin County, the citizens of Oregon
City and vicinity assembled to hear an
address on the subject of temperance
and forming a temperance society.
The mitlng was" organized by call
ing Elder Hezeklah Johnson to the
chair, and. Carlos W. Shane to act as
secretary, when Mr. Meek gave a time
ly and very appropriate address, fol
lowed by remarks by several other gen
tlemen. The following pledge was offered for
signatures, when 33 were Immediately
WjC. the subscribers, hereby pledge our
selves to abstain enUrely from Intoxicating
drinks as a beverage. We will discounte
nance their use In our families and among
our friends; and endeavor by all fair ana
honarable means and by personal example
and by influence to banish their vse from the
On motion, the following gentlemen
were appointed to draft a constitution,
viz.: Messers. Kllburn, Lovejoy and J.
On motion, Messrs. Johnson, Meek and
Welch were appointed to address the
On motion, the meeting adjourned to
meet on Saturday evening, the lSth
lnst., when we expect all the boys to
come out.and give us a lift. Remem
ber, two weeks ahead. Come one! Come
all! j H. JOHNSON, Chairman.
CARLOS W. SHANE, Secretary.
Saturday evening, September IS. 1847:
The. second meeting of the Washlng
tonian Temperance Society met accord
ing to adjournment at the City Hotel.
The meeting was organized by calling
William K. Kllburn to the chair.
The committee on constitution re
ported, which report was. accepted
After being considered by separate ar
ticles, the constitution was adopted.
Whereas. The time has arrived when Id
our view It has become an imperious duty
to make a public demonstration in regard
to the monster intemperance, which is
blighting the fair prospects of our beloved
Oregon, we have therefore agreed to form
Ourselves into a society to array ourselvc
on the side of temperance, and with our
united strength to say to the monster: "Thu
far shalt thou come, but no farther." trust
Ing that every cltlxeif who has the good of
our little community at heart will join us tn
the cause. We hops the time Is not far
distant when the Ores ot the distillery shall
no more darken this 'air part of our world.
In view of this we adopt the following ar
ticles for our government:
Article 1. This society shall be called th
Oregon Washlngtonlan Society.
Art. 2. The officers of this society shall
be a, president, vice-president, secretary and
Art. 3. It shall be the duty of the presi
dent to preside at all meetings and In case
of absence on his part the vice-president
shall fill his place.
Art. 4. It shall be the duty of the secre
tary to keep cue minutes of the proceedings
In a book fc.nlshed for that purpose. He
shall also keep the pledge In his possession
and report at each meeting the signature
be may have obtained."-
Art. S. It shall be the duty of the treas
urer to receive the funds contributed to tn
society and expend the same in defraying
the expenses of the sjveiety. If at any tim
there may be a surplus of money in the
treasury it shall be given to relieve the poor
unfortunate being who may yet be In the
bonds of the hydra monster and need our
The' following officers were elected
for the ensuing year: Joseph L. Meek,
president; I. R. -Robb. vice-president;
Carlos W. Shane, -secretary; William K.
Kllburn, treasurer; after which Mr. J.
L. Meek. Rev. William Roberts.. Captain
Gelston and Judge Thornton addressed
the meeting; after which a communica
tion from Mr. James Parkenson. rela
tive to his personal experience, was
read by the chairman.
On motion, Messrs. J. L. Meek. Kll
burn and Roberts were appointed a
committee of vigilance.
On motion, the ladles of this city
and vicinity were Invited jto sign the
pledge, and co-operate with us.
On motion, the-' secretary be request
ed to invite the adjoining counties to
form societies in co-operation with this
On motion. Messrs. Thornton. Mc
Laughlin and AUernathy were appoint
ed a committee to provide a regular
place of meeting.
On motion, the meeting adjourned to
meet on Saturday evening. October 9.
WM. K. KILBURN. Chairman.
CARLOS W. SHANE. Secretary.
Pioneers Who Signed, the Pledge.
We the subscribers pledge ourselves
to abstain entirely from intoxicating
drinks as a beverage; we will discoun
tenance their use In our families and
among our friends, and .endeavor by jUl
fair and honorable means -and by personal
example, and Influence to banish their use
from the community:
Joseph- L. Meek. Columbia Lancaster.
Carlos W. Shane. Atonxo Phillips.
II. Johnson. Oeorge Bates.
James Conner. A. It Fish.
James B. Truesdale. C. O. Hosfofd.
J. C. Geer. L. Thompson (Rev.).
J. T. Lassater. Albert Brlggs.
J. H. Pierce. Joseph Henderson.
William II. Berry. J Mitchell.
W. J. Bern. William Dinsmore.
A. L. Lovejoy. John M. Kemsey.
R. Stooktey. J. E. Hurford.
James Armstrong. Eliza Johnson.
Nathan OIney. A. Thimble.
Roland Gelston. Walter Magruder.
J. Q. Thornton. Isaac W. Bewley.
William Roberts. Samuel Price.
Isaac A. Flint. John Meek.
David Leslie. William Moulton.
George Abernathy. A. Cone.
A. Tord. R. S. M. Erwln.
C W. Savage. Mary R. Walker.
Hy Wilson. Marcus Walker.
William Griffith. A. Boone.
John Griffith. J. M. Elson.
John Flynn. 4 J. H. Jeffers.
Nathaniel Crosby. Jr. W. C. Johnson.
J. H. McMlllen. Perrln P. Whitman.
Benjamin Corry. II. Clarke.
William II. Wilson. E. M. White.
Robert Pentland. Isaac W. Buchanan.
A. M. Knighton. El M. Perrln.
Thomas Magruder. Elkanah Walker.
Jeese Eaton. G. W. Locey.
John L Barlow. II. Kelly.
S. W. Her. George Wallace.
Joseph Magone. A. Alderman.
William K. Kllburn. O. Coffee.
J. R. Robb. W. Blaln.
E. Heartless. F. G. Wilcox.
Hy Evans. S A. Long.
David Bear. J. W. Downer.
J. B. Price. O. Walling.
P. H. Hatch. A. R. T. Locey.
II. II. Everts. George H. Atkinson.
John II. Salter. J. T. Guile
Joseph Taylor. George Shs.mrcck.
P. Welch. James Pierce.
Joseph S. Church. Margaret Wise.
A. H. Frier. Frances Walling.
Joseph Church. Nancy P. Athy.
William Wallace. Mary Mulkey.
Joseph Jeffers. Aba gall Walker.
Charles Cutting. Emellne Kester.
Jackson Cutting. Nancy J. White.
Bennet Osbern. Mary E. Smith.
D. C. Ingles. Sarah BurnMde.
E. B. Magruder. E. II. Comfort.
A. r. Smith. Mary Johnson.
Edith Magruder. M. Ford.
William Duln. A. Cornelius.
Franklin Johnson. H. Halderness.
II. R. Trimble. II. E. Smith.
A. HUsted. N. B. Atkinson.
J. Ellenburg. S. a Hatch
A. Church. M. D. Locey.
T. Hawks. M. A. Tompkins.
W. Wheeler. H. Mosier.
T. Gregory. E-. Johnson.
E. N. Magruder. C Kllburn.
II. W. Coe. M. Evans. y
Martha Johnson. II. S. Buck. -
Luthena Church. S. Jeffers.
Julia Johnson. S. Ilcrfurd.
Mary Johnson. H. Roberts.
Mary Coffin. S Sill
LUcy E. Scboll. Jorden Robinson.
Lucinda Coffin. E. B. Comfort.
Slisha T. Vault. J. G. Gibson. -
Sarah SchoII. E. L. Magruder.
Mary ScholL T. Dagon. -
Sllom Larkln. F. Holdrlde.
"Rebecca Larklrf. J. Taylor.
Ells Richardson. D. J. Burnett.
Caroline Hood. J. Rce.
Rebecca Hood. William Tlrrell.
Mrs. N. M. Thornton. G. J. Trulllnger.
S. Barlow. J. Mathay.
El Meek. G. Rhodes.
E. Hannah. William A. Pfetffer.
R. Coffin. J- Wilson.
O Dement. Theo. Magruder, Jan-
J. Pomerby. unrv 1? for 12
A. Hood. months.
C. E. Van Dusen. J Kester. ;
M J. Magruder. Samuel Markham.
Tldus Magruder. C T. Locey.
Harriet CMfln. W. W Brush.
Phebe Anir Walling. C. Kelly.
M. T. 8lmmons. A. Church.
John McLaughlin. J. D. Locey. -
George.Harmon. C. H. Walker.
S. Coffin. Georgo Bates.
E. P. Colwell. George L- T. Vault.
James Barlow. H. It. Spalding.
Ransom Clark. H. Kester.
P. C. Davis.. S. F. Stages.
D. B. Harmon. S. R Thurstcn.
W H. Goodwin. John CI Damforth.
H. Savage. a Bentley.
W. Williams. H. A. Smith.
William Melvln. S. McPenalngton.
James Winston. Alanson Beers.
A. Hood. Joseph MlUer.
R. Andrews. George A. Barnes.
W. C Dement. T. W. P, TrywelU
W. F. Goode. J. S. Smith.
E. X. Gallager. F. W. Pettygrove.
8. H. S; Meek Dr. McLaughlin.
W. It Noland James M. Powell.
William Abernathy. John Carey.
G. Mf Bray. Davis Shannon.
T. T. Eyre. D. S. Johnson
J. F. Barrow. Charles Morrill.
George' W ScholL Adah Fambran.
Rev. P. McCorraac. Cecelia Douglas.
C.. Richardson. Jane White.
S. K. Barlow. Msrr J Whitcomb.
White bands are
tho "far Marks" ot
29 Mule Team Borax
BaXbktg many Hewing iutfi ?jQ S
S 'WLm you've Berxx in the Batk. 8
20 Mole Team Brand
"BORAXO" Bath Powder
is a Healthfiil, Sanitary
"Boraxo Batb Powder" is composed of 20 Mnic Team. Brand pare
boras and pnre soap in tbe correct proportions. It softens water,
cleanses perfectly, is orti septic, invigorating and daintily perfumed.
It makes the skin vch-ety, dear and healthy. Use it for the body,
Ltcc, hands and baby. More sanitary than a cake of soap that has
been ased before, or by others.
20 Mcife (Tea lore Soaps for the laundry and kitchen are
absolutely pore and actually contain a large percentage of pnre borax.
Many so-called borax soaps do not contain gtnnioe borax, bat are filled
with harmful chemicals which injure fabrics and redden the hands. Bay
the georrine 30 Mole Team Brand of Borax Soaps and note the dtfierrace.
Send for beautifully illustrated booklet, "Borax m the Home"
T?hkh contains information of Tolne to every woman.
FRE, sample of Borax, or "Boroxo Bath Po-wricr."
Ask your dealer for 20 Mule Team Brand
Obt Trade Mart ts a Chm of PvrKy
PACIFIC COAST BORAX
S. B. Price. B. B. Lee.
J. Smith. G. B. Bewley.
John K Ross. H. C. Smith.
John Flemmlng. N. McKlnsty.
J. E. Whlttenburg. Mary Powers.
Jacob "W'hltchey. A. Abernathy.
W. G. T. Vault. E. K. Robb.
E M Robson N. Henderson.
George C. Lawton. S. Randall.
Thomas Purvis. Anna Abernathy.
William Slaver. MjCjIle.
"VFalter Pomeroy. K"Bfigg.
John II. Couch. J. Canneld.
S. M. Holderness. C. Bewley.
S D. Pomeroy. J. A. McCarver.
A. F. Hedges. M. Bewley.
Peter Scholl. S. A. Palmer.
Michael Larrombean. A. J. Leslie.
John M. Zoskey. II. G. Leslie.
I'hllester Lee. L. Bfwley.
Edward W. White. M. Holmes
Ellas Jones CrandaL E. Mnrkhara.
E. W. White. E. Mosler.
A. E. Walt. , M. E. Richardson.
Thomas Kelly. II. M. Sanders.
Signatures to Pledge On and After
First of August, '33.
J. G. SwafTord.
Charles Pope. Jr.
W. B. Magers.
W. B. Stevens.
F. A. Reed.
J. S. Phillips.
Rob At water.
A. P. Smith.
L M. Worthington.
John P. Raln..
J J. Kennard.
William B. Partlow.
W. F. Brooks.
E. F. Jennings.
C O. Walters.
Franeis Black. .
E. N. Conorer.
W. H. Williams.
J. J. Kennard.
C T. Locey.
Mary A. Magers.
Marian E. Johnson.
OLD SORES S"?2
Nothing is morer offensive than an old sore AlVJsrxW
that refuses to heal. Patiently, day after day, it is treated and nursed, every
salve, powder, etc., that is heard of is tried, but does no good, until the very
sight of it grows offensive to the sufferer and he becomes disgusted and mor
bid. They are not only offensive, but dangerous, because the same genu
that produces cancerous ulcers i3 back of every old sore. The cause is ia
the blood and as long as it
remains the sore will be Some yeara ago my blood became poisoned, Mid
i i f- . n1nrt the doctor told me I would have running sores foe
there and continue to grow Hf if th were dosed he nsxdt
worse and more destructive. would be fatal Under this discouraging report I
The fact that thousands of left off their treatment and resorted to the use of
old sores have been cut out S. S. S. It3 effects -were prompt and gratifying,
and even the bones scraped7""Tt took only a short while for the medicine to en
and yet they returned, is in- tirely cure up the sores, and I am not dead as the
disputable evidence that the doctors intimated I would be, neither have the
blood is diseased and respon- s02 eIf.r broen utP! j0HN W" Fu2IDIS
sible for Uie sore or ulcer. S. W. Va., afay 23, 1903.
Valuable time is lost in experimenting with external treatments, such as
salves, powders, washes, etc., because the germs and poisons in the blood
must be removed before a cure can be effected. S. S. S. cleanses and puri
fies the circulation so that it carries
lira uic uikuiauuu u.
exhilarating tonic, aids the digestion and puts every part of the body in
good healthy condition. Book on theblood, with any medical advice wished,
without charge. THE SWIFT SPECIFIC CO., ATLANTA, GAm
He is called great because be cures all diseases without resorting to the
knife. Call and nave a free examination. He will tell you the exact nature
t of your trouble. He treat3 successfully every form of temale complaint, all
private and blood diseases, cancer, paralysis, tumors, rheumatism and all
disorders of the stomach, liver and kidneys. . He h&3 had great success In
curing consumption when the victim is not too much run down by the dis-
ease, and will stop hemorrhages in an Incredibly short time. He brews his
e own medicines from Chinese roots, herbs, ouo. barks and vegetable teas.
all of which are entirely harmless, and whose medicinal properties are un-
9 known to American doctors. He uses In his practice over ZOO different 9
Oriental remedies. Hundreds ot testimonials from grateful patients.
I DR. WIING LEE 2
'11 NORTH FOURTH STREET PORTLAND, OREGON 9
CO.. 8AN FRANCISCO, OAL.
Thomas Pope. AdelaMp I.ocy
H. D. McNary. Matlloa Johnson.
George M. Jackson. Margaret Abernathy.
P G. Buchannan. Emma Johncn.
William P. Barnes. Olive Whitcomb.
Joel C. Brush.
I was acquainted with many of tho
above signers in boyhood days, notably
Dr. McLaughlin, Gov. Geo. Abernathy.
Hon. A. L. Lovejoy. Col. J. L. Meok. lliO
Jos. Magone, Rev'cLs K. Johnson. David.
Leslie. William Roberts and Geo. 11. At
kinson: J. B. Price, father-in-law to our
Senator J. H. Mitchell: Judge J. Q. Thorn
ton. William Barlow and Hon. S. R.
Thornton. My father's and mother's name
and my slter Abigail, and brother Mar
cus, with that of mine arc In the list.
But few of the rlgner.i are alive today.
These and other pioneers were home
builders, not advertisers. They bullded
better thnn they knew. All honor to their
CYRUS H. WALKER.
Albany, Or.. Sept. 27.
Free to Admire.
We greatly admire tho stylo this Sum
mcr the girls have adopted of dressing all
in white: but, then, we don't have to dc
Topeka State Journal.
A newspaper tried to refer to Roosevelt
as the "peacemaker." but the types got it
"pacemaker." Tho title applied all right
rich, new blood to the parts and the
sore or ulcer heals permanently. S. S. S. not only
removes the germs and poisons, but strengthens the
blood and builds up the entire system by stimulat
ing the organs, increasing the appetite and giving
enerev to the weak, wasted constitution. It is an
DR. WING LEE
LOCATED IN PORTLAND SINCE IS80