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tiugcno City Guard.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 15.
I. !YAV.S "COUXTUY UKEI" WIFF..
"reoj)lo from tlio frenlj green
c.nntry are likely to overestimate
fieir jioTera when they start out
t, astonish the world. It is thus
not surprising that the bumptious
'boy orator' has bocoinc practical!
Hpcechlegg after dinirtMiHing popuiis
tic ideas of finance from a car plat
form for two days at the top of his
very lusty lung, and that his i n-
HOI'IIISTICATKI), C'OINTHY-BHKI) WIKE
'shows evident signs of exhaus
tion' as she essays to take the push
in.', curious, perspiring throng by
the hand individually and smile
upon it collectively in menu, win
some, oini.isit fashion." Oregon
The gold bug organ is evidently
in hard lines when it will throw
slurs at one of the pure women of
the land on account of her being
"country bred." This is no crime.
But in these plutocratic times a
farmer, nor his wife, nor his daugh
ter or sou has a right to exist ac
rordinjt to such organs as the Ore
Ionian, which wantB the million
aires to run the government.
Harvey b'ott was a farmer's son,
but since he sits n his 1,000,0()0
dllico he looks down with contempt
on "country bred" people. Hhauio
on such political warfare. Far
mers paste tho above extract in
vour hat and resent it by voting
for William J. Bryan the friend of
the nroduoine element, it is pos
sible your wives may bo guilty of
boing "country bred."
TUB INDIVIDUAL! il UK 11KN.
The professor who would aim at
fihanins tho character of all his
students according to ono uniform
ideal standard would be attempting
the impossible, because he would
be striving to do what is at vari
aiico with the laws of nature and
nature's God, says Cardinal Gib
bon in tho North American He
view. In all the Creator's work
there is a charming variety. There
are no two stars in the firmament
equal in mngnitudo and splendor
"for Btar diflerelh from star in
elorv:" there are no two leaves of
the forest aliko. no two grains of
sand, no two human faces. Neither
can there bo two men absolutely
identical in mental capacity and
moral disposition. Ono may ex
eel in solid judgment, another in
tenacity of memory, and a third in
brilliancy of imagination. Ono is
naturally grave and solemn, an
other cuv and vivacious. One is
of a phlegmatic, another of a Bin
gu;ne temperament. Ono is
taciturn, another has his heart in
his mouth. Ono is constitutional
ly shy, timid and reserved, anotht
is bold and demonstrative. The
toucher should take his pu
nils as God made them and aid
them in bringing out the hidden
bowers of their soul. If ho tries to
adopt tho leveling process by cast
ing all in tho same mold, his pu
nils will becumo forced and unnat
ural in their movements; thev will
Iobo heart, their spirit will bo bro
ken. their manhood crippled and
Hit. HllYAN AS A ILA1N CITIZEN
He is an inveterate homekeeper
and when unablo to stay at Lincoln
with his wife, usually takes her
with him upon his political expo
ditions, says the Review of Ko
views. For tho rest ho is a man of
magnificent pliyoitiup, tho fruit of
earlv farm work and constant prac
tice ot athletic sports. His face
shows in its high forehead intellect;
in its eyes kindliness; in the close
net mouth and prominent chin, de
termination. In dress, ho is unas
Burning; in manner, genial without
lack of dignity, Behoving in him
self, ho respects himself without
more egotism than is natural to a
man who has succeeded in great
things. Hut even more than in
hiniM'lf ho believes in tho common
people, the farmers, whom he
thinks victims of a cruel wrong and
who, ho expects beyond a shadow
of a doubt, will join him in right
J I is campaign will ho in tho
main an agrarian one, and his ad
ministration, should ho ho elected,
will be one of moro simplicity than
tho capital has seen since Jetl'ers in
rode into town and tied his liorsf
to the fence palings.
Seven Bryan clubs were organ
izen in l'ortland Tuosday niht.
Tho silver men in Lane county will
commence organizing for the battle
in a week or ten days. This ic lo
bo a campaign of education.
New York lilnpntrh: "! your luly
strong?" "Well, 1 should nay . lie
ralm-dllie whole family out of U'd til
U o'clock l hla morning mul scicntlMs
ay that It til's the hour when every
body's strength U at It lowest point."
I am pre pared to accommodate a few
summer boarder at Point Terrace.
Fine fishing nml hunting In the vicin
ity. Guide and boats to be had If de
al rod. Steamers puna dally to and
from the cape. Ik'llglitful locution.
Mas. J. It SULKS,
i'olut Terrace, Or.
SHILOH'H CUKE, the great Cough
and Croup Cure, la In great demand,
l'ocket size contains twenty-five dows
only 25c. 1'hlldreu love ft. ISold by
Henderson A Linn.
PACKING THE SUPBEME COURT
( ItV K. II. KH'WOKTIl).
To Tim Kuitoii: Since the re
publican press of the country, as
well as some of the democratic
pre?, is making so much ado
about the plank in the democratic
platform adopted at Chicago, relat
ing to the "income tax" decision, I
desire to make some obeervations
concerning that decision, and also
to mention u bit of republican his
tory. I will give in the outset the
resolution referred loin full, to-wit:
"Until tho money question is
settled we are opposed to any ugita
tion for the further changes in our
tariff laws, except such as are nec
essary to meet the deficit in revenue
caused by the adverse decision of
the supreme court, there would be
no deficit in tLe revenue under the
law passed by a democratic congress
in strict pursuance of the uniform
decisions of that court for nearly
one hundred years, that court hav
ing in that decision sustained con
stitutional objections to the enact
ment which had previously ten
overruled by the ablest judges who
have ever sat on the bench. We
declarethat it is tho duty of congress
to use all the constitutional power
which remains of thut decision, or
which may come from its reversal
by the court as it may hereafter
bo constituted, so that the burdens
of taxation may be equally and
impartially laid, to tho end that
wealth may bear its due proportion
of tho expenses of government.
I am utterly opposed to the views
of tho majority of the court as ex
pressed in tho income tax decision
That decision overturned tho judg.
nicnts of that court for one hundred
yearn, as well as a fixed govern
mental policy for raising revenue,
(A decision I think that rests on
assumed power by the court). The
effect of that decision cannot 1
fully estimated, it is far-reaching
in its consequences, and I think
dangerous to the welfare of the re
public. Ono effect is to ubridge
tho taxing power of the govern
ment, and may be to tic the hands
of congress in an emerirencv. One
evil effect was felt the day tho de
eision was rendered, that was the
revenues of tho government were
cut off below tho actual needs, cans
ing a deficit of about $25,000,000
per year. It was generally con
ceded that the "Wilson bill" would
not yield sufficient revenue unless
tho incomo tax provision was
passed, and time has proved the
correctness of that conclusion.
Concress saw fit to pass the
measure under a well-established
governmental policy for raising
revenue. It was not suggested or
contemplated by any member of
congress that the measure was un
constitutional. That question was
treated as settled by an unbroken
line of decisions, hence congress
could not contemplate a striking
down of a part of its revenue bill
Tho latest decision upholding an
"incomo tax" law was in January
1881. That was tho case of
Springer vs. the United States
All the material questions raiseil in
tho "income tax" division on the
Wilson bill were raised in the
Springer case, elaborately argued
by very eminent counsel and fully
passed upon by tho supremo court.
1 think there is no mistaking tho
fact that tho consensus of opinion
among lawyers and law writers
and also the consensus of opinion
of tho people is adverse- to the late
"income tax" division.
Tho country at large is not sat
isfied with thut division, and it is
perfectly natural that the people
through representative bodies like
national convention would ex
press themselves concerning so
grave a matter. I uonc opinion
behind that law, and that is
why this outcry of the people from
ocean to ocean. What would that
or any other law bo worth without
public sentiment behind it to bus
tain it? Simply nothing.
Has it come to this that the su
promo court can dictate the taxing
policy of the Cm tea Mates and
none dare protest? In my humble
opinion tho "income tax division
was the most stupendous judicial
outrage ever perpetrated on the
American people. The country is
determined, and should in some
way get rid uf the effect of that de
cision, hour of the supreme
judges suggested a constitutional
amendment if necessary.
The Chicago convention suggests
no definite way. pome newspapers
and republicans generally raise the
cry that tho democrats, if success
ful at the approaching election, w ill
"pack" the supreme court, to the
end that the income tax decision
may le overruled, and then descant
oudly and eloquently on the dis
grace and danger of such a course.
I am unable to even predict what
the democrats will do if the election
should be favorable to them. If
the charge of our friends (the ene
my) true the republican party
buried itself in shame and disgrace
in 1870 and demoralised the gov
ernment. Have republicans for
gotten how President Grant
"packed" the supreme court in
1870, by the appointment of Strong
and Bradley to reverse the decision
of the court rendered by Chief
Justice Chase in what is known
a3 the "legal tender" or "greenback"
case? For a further statement of
that case I will say, the question
of the constitutional right of con
gress to mae a mere promise a
legal tender for debts, that is to
say, to make a promise the eame
thing as its fulfillment (a mon
strous incongruity), was brought
up to the supreme court of the
United States, the majority of the
court, including Chief Justice
Chase, after most elaborate argument
and consideration, decided that
there was no constitutional right to
apply a paper legal tender to pre
existing contracts, and some of, the
judges held it was equally uncon
stitutional to compel parties, in
the absence of mutual agreement,
to receive such paper in fulfillment
of oontracts made subsequent to the
passage of the law. After this de
cision was rendered, two new
judges, whose opinions on the point
were known beforehand, were put
upon the bench, and the decision
was in this way reversed, no new
point therefore being raised either by
counsel or the new judges, and the
chief justice and his associates stil
adhering to their original opinion
The method of thus obtaining a de
cision of a court is so manifestly
bad comment is unnecessary.
While a "packed" judiciary can
not from any standpoiut lie de
fended, yet I ask republicans who
are just now greatly exercised for
the indetiendence and purity of the
courts, if it would be any worse for
a democratic president to pack the
supreme court than for a republi
can to do the same thing? When
did republicans condemn President
Grant for doing what they suspect
Mr. Bryan will do if he should I
elected. I don't know what demo.
crats might do but I do know what
republicans have done, packed the
supreme court. In the language of
holy writ: "Thou hypocrite, first
cast out tho beam out of thine
own eye; and then see clearly
to cast out the mote out of thy
brother's eye." Have republicans
forgotten how Mr. Hayes rewarded
a legal friend with a seat on the
supreme bench for the successfu
consummation of a political mission
in Louisiana early in 1877? Have
the republicans forgotten the dirty
bargain entered into in 1880 be
twecn Jay Gould and the republi
can managers whereby a certain
railroad attorney was to be ap
pointed by Mr. Garfield to the su
preme bench, in case Garfield was
elected? And when Garfield hesi
tated to make the appointment
Gould threatened to make public
the correspondence relative to the
bargain, which brought Garfield to
time and the appointment was
made, and after the most unseemly
contest in the senate in the history
of our country, for a judicial posi
tion, Stanley Matthews was con
firmed by ont majority, and that
majority obtained by a small trick
by a senator in this wise:
Senator J. S. Williams was ill
and absent from the capitol and
could not return in time to vote and
Matthews' "whipper-in" arranged
a pair with Senator Vance who
bitterly opposed Matthews and
who as ignorant of Williams' in
ability to return to the capitol, so
this little trick made possible the
consummation of the bargain. Be
it said to the credit of those
three powerful senators, Edmunds,
Conklin and Wan, that they
fought Matthews' confirmation
from start to finish. Of course
all good citiiens want a brave
and untarnished supreme court,
but in the face of the record,
I submit it would he very bedim
ing in republicans to be a little
more modest in their charges
against democrats with an attempt
to "pack" the supreme court. In
my opinion the causes or motives
that inspired the two latter ap
pointments do not compare in
jHiint of degration to the two for
mer (Strong and Bradley), for the
reason the former were apKlnted
for the express purpose of render
ing a decision a certain way in a
certain case. In other words
Strong and Bradley were appointed
to render a certain decision and'
AT YOUR OWN PRICES.
Your Own Prices.
In order to CI.O.SKOUT
our stock of Summer
Shoes no reasonable
offer will be refused.
Try Us and Be Convinced.
YOflAJJ & SOtf,
they rendered it. It goes without
saying that the judiciary of the
country should be free from taint
or suspicion of any kind, but repub-
Means would letter purge their own
garments before condemning the
democratic party in advance.
While I think the Chicago plat
form could have In-en lettered in
some particulars the resolution re
lating to the income tax decision
needs no change or modification.
That resolution is worthy of the
highest commendation of every
democrat and patriotic citizen. If
the convention had done as well in
all things else, the work of that
convention would have been a
bright and a shining mark in the
history of the democratic party for
all time to come. The income tax
provision was the crowning glory
of the "Wilson" tariff bill, and when
the supreme court by assumed
power as I think declared that
law unconstitutional a fearful
blow was dealt the government
itself, as well as the great masses of
the people, and the money power
of America given a stronger grip on
the country than ever before. The
battle for the re-enactment of a
graduated and equitable income
tax law is on. Let it triumph!
EugeneOre., Aug. Ith, 'Dti.
The Chicago Tribune of Sunday last
lias a gossipy letter Iroin i'ari, in
which appears the following para
graph: "The Duchess Boihefoiieauld
formerly Miss Maitie Mitchell, duuli
er of Senator Mitchell, of Oregon,
brought f 100,000 with her from Fiance.
She has grown quite stou', and though
she generally goes about alone, she U
Jolly and has rather a good time of it.
tiut the buche.' title Imsmirh a pres
tige In France that people are. bound
to accord a certain amount of delerenee
to the Due lies do la ltiH-hefoucauld."
"I lie Armj IU- Unm'-UranfalMHsC.'-r:
. '' ''
wi " twoduo.h.er-and young a
'"' w' Vor-I. v v . uw to he supreme
I,,,, I B"i,l.;i y..rn..ind,J.e,..e;
,lMH,l..lll.eKdv.,l...li A'J -
withdraw! m-K W l" V... iiiak
veurand l,e h .s H.o f In el iaK
Iul' lti o'li.vr "d pie Kt tiru i
hiiUe,., HO they quit Hl'l'l"'"' J
then. Purdey low Iota ol energy and
fi'V' Veatlf,,,.he,a.rn hut h. I.
a rather "r.irK.y" time "f it tr ..if "
hVl.t ithciit backing and uga n-l '
SUi'.unrtho churches ...... be
H .peara to succeed In Hi.tagl.i "g
.kh along. Hi career ... ...
W extended over a l-H";' 'f'' ,
nonthH...,.! they were event u on s U
Mm. lie I.H.U.U wife ' " ofrnJ
asphyxiation, whether by 'accident or
the "cooler" for parading the streets
with drum and tUr, h sent one of his
iH-st aol.liers to the penitentiary for
...... , ...l lw. married a VOli.ig girl
of 18 ao.ne four month af.er bee ining
a widower. What will become of him
it is hard to tell."
Kisit School Oi'KNKD The Tld-
i,.,.- yvM! A irreat many ueaiuuui
salmon have been coming "P Kogue
river during tlio l"'t week. I hey
come in school of from 5 to 100 and
eat. besieii from the bridge lit Grant's
iv. sat ulinoH any time In Hie day.
i'.... i, vi y fmiii tlio bridge in the
HIV rune""" -
wilier hton the llsh and they make
,.ir.... mid iro buck, only to try It agai
. r - -
and they soon gel up courage to mane
the rim thiough. People with speara
Min.i on the bridge and catch olio oc
casionally, but wound more than they
take out. Some parties go out at night
n it I. a cill net and make good hauls
liili.Lrinir in one and two hundred
pound kt night.
OUR ENTIRE LINE OF.
Two Indians Divohckii. 1'eiulle
ton Tribune: Judge Lowell yesterday
ran ted Mary I toil Hoot a decree of
Ivorce from Jack Holt Snot upon the
grounds of habitual drunkenness. The
court alao ordered that the defendant
be ordered to pay hereafter to the In
dian agent In trust for the mainten
ance of plaintitf, one half his income
from the lat.da allotted to him upon
the Umatilla reservation.
We m'ght tell you more about One
Minute Cough Cure, but you probably
know that It cuns a cough. Every
one does who ha. used it. It is a per
feet remedy for coughs, colds, hoarse
Dess. It la an especial favorite for
children, being pleasant to lake aud
quick in curing.
Osni HX & DkI.ano.
The American Iicauty owes herpres-
llirj. itltni in ft a'll'.LI eomiilexion than
- " .
ir, nnv other ntttlbute. A cup of
Purks' Tea will enable anyone to pos
sess this, ll clean, the skin and re
moves Diuuilcs mi. I that sallow, mud
de I.M.k. Parks Tea is Used by thous
ands of ladies for the complexion
Without being a eatlmriie it cures con
gtipalioii. Sold by A. YkkinotoN.
Wii.i. Isst-Kxo Wnrr. governor
Lord has decided not to Issue a writ
r. .r 1 1 ... Iitihli nir of a snccial election iu
Civos eoiiutv for a member of the low
it Imiwe of legislature. TIlO Vole 00-
iu'ioii liemieil. ideinocratl and ltuek
mini (populNl) being a tie in the June
It would be li:o i to convince a man
MiillVriiiL' I;. no bilious colic thut his
agonv is due lo a microbe with an uu-
nroiiouuealilc iunu i'.ut one dose of
DeWitl's Colic and Cholera I lire will
convince hint of its power to afford
instant relit T. It kills pain.
O in i:n A DkI.axo,
li.'.lly iihurl, AUHM 1.1.
I.vsfKAM'K. The iidju-teis on the
Ko-tein loss have returned liotnu and
will fur In r consider the matter. The
entire am. unit of iuiiramv was 4,llO0
us stated in Mond.iy's (Icako, not
withstanding other iumoi.
Pi. a NT Pt' uui asi;i. It is slated
II V lto-4 has ptirchio-cd the plant
formerly u-e I by the Collage (irove
t .! . i ii i..
l.einaii i.eu.icr aim win proeeeu in is
sue a l tew paper The Leader will
suspend. Wowi-.li Mr Itcss success
In ills venture.
Waxtkd. By experienced girl,
position i a private family. Enquire
at tills olllce.
L A OVERTON
Will sell you your
OILS and WALLPAPER
Cheaper than any dealer
IlillHS IT W
$1.50, S2.25 aud $3.00.
Tiuise aic Spiral Bargains.
Camp folding stools, 2oc
Folding camp chair and
2 lines for 5c
Fine tro-.it Hies 2oe per
Leader-; 3ft 5U
Jointed Doles, ".o. ftS
Split Immboo polc8,l2.00
I all and see these great
Another consignment of the
4pamoa5 Crawford Bieyeles.
Will bo in in a few Iavs.
This makes tlio loth con
signment of bicycles this rea
son. .We sell the best biov-
clos for the Iea?t money-save
on each machine. We :io
special gool values this year
on account of the Ci.uvi i.anii
CALL AND SEE OUR
Misses and Lais Shirt Its
$2.00, $1.75, $1.50, $1.00, 85 and ?j
realities, all at the Uniform Price--
This gives you a choice of our WholeStr
AAuauiuic.jr iiw ncaerve,
COME EARLY and GET the BES1
Full Sized Bed-Steads
At DAY & HENDERSON;
7th and Willamette Streets.
TMm Famon.BeK-.lr f ur.i qui..
Durrout diM.4, V. ..-r. ...
VOUtAulrrrorf ortKw... CuutauijiwuiiUm. Iimt
m4 b.Md bal.der. Mike. ! I10 pale bik! p. r.m.
Bllf errlllnTttporkrt.SI p..rloi;a..rU. 1
paid, vitk writUn prontrt ornon rci .1ml '
edlrl kNki sealed pinln wrapper, mnk Wtoa-i
Mi.Mi-WfUiMa1kri ft mm nmnrn t r nnrnwv Ticmntimnn.,!,
nui! " aMl. mI. tiont. M.Il"miliiJlu.,x-iJ
1 In Cugena.Oref br UBNDKlUMJN LVNN.mdbr OBBl HN IXU.su, Ungij
fgrul In Cogeoa,
The Jiop Outlook.
Salem StateBtnau: A number of
hop dealers were wen yesterday la ref
ereuce to the outlook for the present
year's hop crop. A majority of them
report hops lu spleudid condition, tbe
recent rains having Improved them
wonderfully. Where the fields have
been thoroughly cultivated good
heavy crops will be picked aud tbe
quality, from preseut prospects, will be
exceptionally tine. Tlio nelds which
have been cultivated poorly, of course,
will not make a very good yield, In
many cases not paying for picking and
curing, I u some tlelds, however, tbe
vines are pale aud appear lifeless aud
many poles are bare. Many of the
growers, who are not members of tbe
Uillerent associations, aie talking of
paying 31) cents per box of nine bushels
tor picking hops, while the association
men aie determined to pay only 25
cents. Tbe former claim they will be
unable to secure pickers at the lower
price, nor will they be able to have as
good work done us they wll secure
uuder the higher price. Prices of hops
are sun very low ami the market will
hardly opeu for more thau 0 ueuU per
pound for a choice article.
Dealers are not very hopeful of a
good market this full, for the reason
that heavy slo. ks of old hops are still
belnii held by brewers aud SDeculatora.
The output f Oregon this year will be
auout oue-hair or last year's crop, and
from appearaiiut uOw, dpalera and
growers alike leel confident that the
grade or the new hops will average fat
above that ol last year.
Emlialmers. Cor WiUndftts
W. A. WOOD,
Prnbtta Work a ffpwlillr
orriCK-Over Un. Count) Iul
Items scarce this week.
Mrs Dickey is sulluriug from a severe
sick spell this week.
Some of the threshing niacl Ines
were unable to commence threshing as
staled on accouut of the ralu Monday
Our Sunday school at this place Is
still In Rood shape and ouryouug peo
pie are turning out and taking quite
an iuterest lu the work. The Sunday
school meets at half past two every
iSunday. Everybody Invited. John
Carson superintendent. We also have
prayer meeting every Wednesday
night. We have good siuglug. Come
and see what we are doing.
The most of the people of this dis
trict who were lu the mouutaiuB nuat
I nil berries have returned home wltb
the same old mm a oirrio. ...
Jesi-le Sovern has been quite sick the
last few days with kidney troubles.
Frank llrewuiur la u r...ii-
uu iraue mr nis brother Al
I Gould and family aie in the moun
talus this week after berries.
.UlHS l.PA Havnu t.-l.rt i.... t
j ' ' nw una uevil
ieae nir ai-iimii u. ii..o,t ,u.i ... .i ..
. - wnw.wiii iu r i tic
pusi lew mouths has returned.
For you r"
Highest Market Price Pai.br
Hides and Pro!
ATI AMCC HFIR;!
PEST BRAND OF MIXED
Phoerlx, per gallon.......
Yates' Best, r gal -
Bay State, per gal
Qtti Uid OOtN jj
St Louis UnaetdOti.
NO ADULTEKAIIOi t
Rneclsl nrlcts to dealen f,
It h0 and OIL. We carrt J"''Zi
f PER, alio a lull Un. olollw PK
BARKER QUN WORKS, - 9th St., Eugene.
Ouly au Indian, Aujbow.
As an pvliln.o 1 1, .
CUlhir Dlithiwlj nfil... 1..1...1 ii. ..
- w. ...v 1 1 1 1 1 1 UIHJUrM til
1-lutl.u. I.. A It. ...
ui ueaiuig wan tne innocent,
tllA rilll.n-I.. f- I ...
....vniui. Hum iUtl l ennieKm ts,
OmcnnlMii la m 1 .. . - .. .
o "ut "iiie uiiereni.
'JnA tnt-ltM r.. .ii .
..; ii, ijia j uiuuii w no was
sent to the penitently for perjury und
afterwards liberated on account of a
.. uuiciue vouri, wks iu
Balem when last heard from and am-
Inil4 .A nett I ... I .
BC nuiue, nui nan no money to
pay railroad fan. n I" tin n t B:.J ....
- - .n'iij in iiuc uver
the lrll T ii... n..:
. .v ,ur uruillaiy WSII, W nO,
of cotire, has little knowledge of 'Jn
til, It would seem as though Joe
ought to be brought back home with
out expense to himself, if he haa bi en
Soap Foam saves the atiength for
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