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WHY THKY W08.
An interesting Analysis ot tlie ' t-- by
the Corvalli Times.
"A study of Uncomplete eloctiou
teturuH brings out tome interesting
informulioo. In thellrgt congres
hional district two year ngo the
vote for Mr Tongue was 10,335; his
vote this year is 21,319; the in
crease is 1,901. Two years ngo the
vjte of Vanderburg wus 19,292 the
vote of Myers was 7,911; the total
populist and democratic vote was
J7,20(3, the vote of 'catch and BUI
this year was 21,121. The falling
off in the democratic and popu -
,.,,,. i.nnso ti. . ..i .
mi tuio io u,vu, me iuibi vote
in the district two ears ago was
46,561; this year, 42,443; decreaee
4,118. The v !e lor givernor shows
a much more marked decreasr. It
exceeds tho vote for congressman in
the two districts bjr nearly 2,000.
The total voto for governor is t4,
713; the vote for president In 1896
was 97,414; the for congress in 1896
was 89,554, and fur governor in
is:il was 93,265, laking t h'j pres
iicntial vote of 1896 and the
gubernatorial vote of this year a" a
basis ol calculation, the loss in
eighteen mouths ha been 12,701.
"In considering tin so figures it
not unreasonable to assume that
the increase in population wbicii
liuring the jiast two years lias been
marked, bus kept pace with the
tailing off occasioned by She loss
irom peiple going, to the war and
to the northern mine. The stay-at-home
voto then it. about 12,000,
and the fulling nil of the fusion
congressional vote la ibis district
from 27,000 to 19,000 .-hows who it
was thai did not go to the i olN.
"The reason for this falling off is
plain and it accounts easily Kir re
publican success in the state. The
higher prices of wbe it, wool, oattle
and other products .lue n t io the
inlluonce of auy political party hut
to extraneous causes exerted u pow
erful effect or republican success.
Added to thiJ, was lack of full sat
isfaction among the rank and lib
of the populist and democratic
parties with tho fusion arrange
ment which made fusion voters
careless as to tho result. This ac
counts fur tha success of tho repub
CUBA AND THE PB1LIPPIABS.
Tho temptation 1 1 hold the
Philippines, after we have captured
them, as we shall certainly do, will
be great. While there is no divis
ion of sentiment among our people
as to the wisdom of tho annexation
of tho Saudwic'i Islands, many of
our peoplo believe wo should not
be overcome by the temptation
which the subjugation and po-ses
sionofCuba and the Philippines
will bring upon the national mind.
And we only need the Sandwich
Islands as outposts and bases of
of which giye will practical control
of Pacific waters in case of war,
rendering the Pacific coast far more
Secure Bhould war come with some
gnat nival power. This consider
ation does not obtain in case of
Cuba and the Philippines. They
have a mongrel population entirely
dissimilar from the bulk of our in
habitants, besides are 1 ;oated too
niar tho equator, with its burning
sun, to ever bo colouized to any
great extent by the better elements
of our people.
Our greatest national trouble
came from the race problem, and
the South today is handicapped by
reason of a large element of her
population being of an inferior ra?e
which can never be thoroughly as
similated into tho b )dy politic. It
9 ,1 u tl.
is an old pore, aim muugn me
negro has all the richls of the white
man the creator gave him an in
ferior brain, and all tho laws that
may be enacted cannot make him
the equal of his white brother in
the race of life. The laws of nature
and heredity are immutable and it
is the part of wisdom not to at
tempt to controvert or set them at
We certainly should not reach
, 0,lt for
ucb a population.
e 1 1 1 , i . . i i
" villus coo l not
si'ly eouipeusile u for tiio trouble
such inconRruom dements
surely brin uh.
THK CaDH riiUT.
The BgjrptUn gcvernraent hn
the .Spanish var tleet on its hands
llt a. 1 1 , . "BUUB
twortaid. rtio ll-et has beeu
miking a prcteitso of going through
the Suezcaivil ou iay tothe I'hilip -
pines, yet remains at Port Said,
tho western terminus of the canal,
T, . , ... '
This is in violation of the irns.
violation of the agree
ment entered into by the leading j
nations o! tho world guaranteeing!
neutrality of tho great water way. j
Tl. ....... 1 ...u...!.: --- mi I
...u. uiuwuiH are wining;
' 10 paS8 th ""et throu8 but cannot
allW " t0 remain ttl the MtOce,
a menace to tha neutral petition it
It is not probibl
government ever seriously contem -
plated sending the lleet to Eastern
waters. It was seiit away from
Spain, yet in easy call, to deceive
the Spanish people and quitt agi
tation by a show of activity in
defending iter colonial possessions.
NO MOftH BUBLBTTIICL
The postollice appropriation bill
passed by the Senate last week had
an amendment lacked on which
will put a stop to tho business ot
mail contract sharks which has
been so much a cause for com
plaint. The amendment provides thai
all bidders for caryiug mail on star
routes shall suhnit an affidavit to
the e fll-ct that they intend to carry
the mail themselves md not to sub
let the contract. This will absolute
ly preclude the claeB of eastern
speculators who secure the con
tracts at a price that is ridiculously
low and then compel a man who
has money invested in a stage line
to take it off his hands. Although
it is estimated that tho adoption of
the amen Iment will cost the gov
ernment 1500,000, past experience
has convinced the authorities that
it is not Ood policy to impoverish
legitimate carriers In order that
spi oulatON may derive tho b in lit.
We are is in the receipt of the
Commericial Advertiser.a Honolulu
paper issued June 7th, giving an
sccount of the reception of the first
expedition to the Philippine
Islands, and of their hearly wel
come by Honolulans. They wore
tendered the freedom of the city.
No one was allowed to pay for any
thing. Even the saloons were free,
and, good to ted, no disorderly
conduct by the boys in blue was
observed. Their reeeption by the
Honolulans was a grand ovation.
The only casualty yet sustained
by tho United States navy hap
pened the other day when the New
ark and Dolphin collided. Wur
ships are cumbersome machines
and should not be maneuvered too
closely together. It was but a fow
year ago that the Camperdown,
ono of the finest ships of tho Eng
lish navy, went to bottom with
nearly all on hoard, rimmed by a
sifter ship while tho lleet was
Too sugar trust is in troubla
again not being able to bold the
combine strictly in Lne. The gov
ernment seoms powerless to crush
this momtrouB aggregation of greed
fattening and thriving through
mononolv. It owns too many of
the officers of the courts and
administrative department of the
Hobson finds means to telegraph
that he is all right. And it iB well
for the Spanish that himself and
companions are being well treated.
Any mistreatment could not hut be
resented and retiliation made in
The ro.-ent vote of Oregon ii
short ot - hat cast for supreme judge
in 1890, and 12,000 short of that
cast for McKinloy and I5ryan.
That shortage holds the balance
Tiik Nkw CAiitT. The Ortgouiau
of today has a two column portrait of
Wuvne Orfhurn. amMlntee nf (.'ongress-
. . .. . i...,. .i 1
man Tongue io tne nnvm uucujj j
Annapolis, with a sketch of hit life.
W.k km km I imi.i.
l,'rtur"1 " Local Intereit Went lulu
Kfreit July I
Followiug provisions of the war rev
enue mea-uie are of local Interest.
It U (M tow paised by the hnuto ami
seuate and signed by the presldeut:
B0n ln Htobh securities J 50 00
: , " "w 2010
Commercial broker LOW
other .how and ox blUtloa 10 30
Howling alleys, lillUrd to mm,
1 per alley or table 5 00
; r"bucco - Manufactured ter
i ,lUnd "" a
lobacco - Cigars. Cigarette
a ! , Wvll .
Tobacco-Cigars, uuder Blnj per
totw-". under Hba
wvvi u pvi iyv 1 gy
T . ,,,-Mauubo.iurer. ,
gar--Sales under lOO.ooo 0 00
Btoeta, bonds etc, MUed atter
,BlJ lm l'r lu0 fl,
i Transfers of stock, per ?100 face
1 Bank cheek or sight dralt 02
Bills of exchange i Inland I line
draft and prommiHiory uote,
money older fur each jlOO
Bills ot exchange i foreign)
Hills of lading or receipt for
auy goods to be exported
Bills of lading to be insued by
express and transportation
companies, per package
Telephone messages, charged at
15 cents or over
Contract, brokeis of sale or ex
change of goods, stocks,
bonds, notes, real estate, MO.,,
Conveyances, value between
$100 and $500
Insurance ihfe, i forMCb llOOof
Leases for one y.'sr
Leases between one and ihre
Leases ovi r three years
Mortgage, hetwpen $1,000 and
Mortgage, for each $500 addi
tional l'ussnge ticket to foreign ports,
costing not over $3(1 1
Passage ticket to foreign pi rrts,
between $:I0 an $0
Passage ticket to foreign ports,
Power ol attorney to vote
""To sell, rent or collect
Protest of n ites, etc
Medical articles p r package ot
6 cents, retail price 00125
Between IB and 25 cent OOII25
Sparkling or other wines, per
pint bottle 01
Tax on gross receipts exceeding
$250,000 1 percent
$25,000 to lineal descendant, or
Mixed llaur, dealers, per annum
Per package, imports included,
between M and l!6 tts
Tea, imports per pound
Religious, literary, charitable Met
ties and public cemeteries exempt.
"Claims against l ulled States ex-
LIT. TKAVtS WRITES
H? Kou ml
I.ee M Travis, I hi) well knows state
university boy, writes interestingly to
Julian McFaddeu ofCorvallls.
''We sailed May 85tb and havent
seen any land since. This ocean is a
bigger allalr than the geography would
lead one lo believe. I tell you there Is
a deuce of a lot of water In it. It seems
to be the policy to keep out of the ordi
nary course of commerce and we see
nnthing hut the Peking starboard, and
the Sydney on the port side, One day
we passed through a shoal of flying
fish ; one lauded on deck aid we exam
ined Mm. He wan about a foot long
and had very largo Una.
'Half of the boys were fearfully sick
mid tlils.was a sour smelling ship for
several days. I wasn't sick t hough I
sent back a meal or two hut I had plen
ty of lemons and Pepsin chewing gum
which are excellent preventives.
'Our grub Is devliah poor bacon,
potatoes, hard tack and straight Oofiat,
and even of that they wont give a -nan
all he wants to eat. But we have a
midnight feast now and then which
helps. The fellows m arly had a meet
ing, so last night we had some rice.
We haven't had a bit of bread for m
tlons since we lilt (amp McKluley.
We wouldn't care if we didn't think
w'hh making money oil
of us. Yesterday we all were com
manded, 1st, to ink an ocean water
bath in a large canvas tub pumped
fullr 2ud. to boil our dirty under-
clothe-as some cuss aboard had gray.
b e us, and 3d, to be vaccinated, all ol
which we duly did
Wlaq I'ai-in'i. En Tha flag rata-
' ing by the C A it, Ladies Itellef Corps,
Ladies Circle and Hons of Veterans at
the IMhel fchool b ie toilay was a
sueeess'ul alPalr, about HO people I
Itig present. The picnic at Meriuus's
nirk u. iil.ii well uttelliled mid the
exerciset were well rendered
FIGHT STILL RAGING-
Special to the til u p
Washington, DC, .July 8; l p m General Shifter re
Dewed his attm k on the Santiago de Oiba defenses at day
Admiral Cervera, f the
his vessels without delay and with some effect.
The American loss yesterday was nearly live hundred
killed and wounded.
It is claimed that over two hundred Spaniards were
killed and wounded.
Today will he a bloody one, longto be remembered in
the history of the Cuban war.
10 KILLED ANilTOie
Nrw York. July ; n
which has special correspondents with the army, claims that
one thousand Americans were killed and wounded in the
tijrht at Santiago de Cuba yesterday,
The bulletin hoards here are Burrounded lv thousandi
eager to learn the news
GREATEST BATTLE BEING
SINCE CIVM WAR.
WASHINGTON, July 2; .r p m Reports say that the
greatest American hattlo since tho civil war is being fought
at Santiago de Cuba.
San Juan Heights have fallen and the road to Santiago
The Americans are pushing on under heavy fire.
It is believed that over ono thousand Americans have
been killed and wounded.
Reports are conflicting regarding General Pando's
(Spanish) forces. One is that ho is retreating. Another
is that ho' has reached Santiago with nine thousand men
and is closing in on the Americans.
Great excitement here among the officials and populace.
THK NEW ELEVATOR
M M eillwplt Will Hulld a
M M Qllletplt In having plana pre
pared by V T tsmpbtll 'or a llr-t-clasi
warehouse inn' train elevator to be lo
cated on Piarl street just trmtb of Hie
railroad on the old lit of the farmers'
WMOboUst that te bomod a few yeaia
Ii will bt .'lOxSO fatl and 80 fe. i high
and will have a capacity of about 'io,
000 l.u-liels of wheat. It w ill be built
by Iniuriis being laid flat on each other.
The cieanert will t- the best procura
The adveitlsemenl for bids for its
coN-truclion will probacy uppiar in
Tai idty't Ouakd.
In. lecation is an exi ellent one and
will also lie (juite conveuidiit fur rlvtr
WILL RnOILO. WO ll'i'.rt In
form' us that the Unban for the
foundation of J C Good du's saw mill
atCobnig, are all out, and 'luesday
the framers will coiuuieuce work. He
expects to be tawing iu lour weeks.
Spanish fleet responded with
m The New York Journal,
excitement is great.
Tka Lane County Crop Will bo Very
Present weather and crop indications
point t a light hop crop in Lauei-nuu-
ty tbll year. Although this may be
changed somewhat by more favorable
we ither conditions, a safe estimate Is a
two-thirds crop. A number of yards
have been plowed up during the past
twelve months, winch will tend lo
materially dforaai the product at an
Tbeauol uluhts of the past tlnee
weeks have be n very unfavorable To
Ihe vines, ictardit'g their growth, anil
in many yaids the vim s artjutt reai h-
lOg tbt top of the poles, w lie i they
should be spreading oul oytrlht tloe.
( lorn pan d
with tlie staaou of 'U7
show a very backward
lodieatio tare thai ibe lice will not
troul le-nme at in former
years A number
w 1 1 1
commence tpmslng Wedo'day, but
It Is very probable that yards iu gen
eral will need only one pray in. Damp
legs would greatly luereate .he bee,
and In Ih it event extra precautions
would have to l taken.
Yesterday m Mi
About 25 Pteple Working i The
( in nun . u o ii i .
Thus X Kegar advertised for a car-
toad of Kiiyal Ann and Hlaek Rtpflb
.lean cherries (he llrst of Ihe week.
lienor to pay two cents ht Huud for
the same. He IIimiiuIiI Ibat it wi uld
take all of said varieties in the neigh
borhood i if BdgtM In Mil Ills urdtr,
then fore he was really surprised
when the llrsl day l e recslvtd the en
lire consignment. It is likely be
could pack four ear loads here If he
1 1 ml orders.
rt the CMMN todM atsiut
li in. i-in. ii ; I v i ,! i ii iisckliiir. It s
thought the ear will leave Monday.
June 25 18U4.
Supt U H Hunt up i ed the IIWeUM
MlM Helen Swirt e itetta mil the
(eacht is and visiters with a tceliallon
well selected anil dellvi red.
Mrs S Warhiugtou conducted , class
xerelse In reading. She gives much
attention to emphusK pans s,J Inller-
tloill and the IMtttlng nfllin W.ird.
She salil thai k e ... I UuUkl never lay
lowu the under, I ill should continue
(o read as long a they went to MOOOl.
Miss Margaret t'nlli-ou claimed that
the llrt day of school should be ion
dueled Just as Ihe teacher aimed to
intinue, and the school should lie
opened and closed with singing or
Kills Parker dllOHMXl music In
school. He ailviccalcd n stale law com
pelling teachers lo be examined in
mulc, and all tetches who could
learn music should teach It In school.
After uoou the institute was called
to order with s.ngiug. Miss lllauohe
Warblugloii teciled a very Interesting
U V Milam ssko of Ihe UtOC I phy
steal, and Intellectual iui rovemeuls of
Ibe teacher. One to be ucceestul us a
teacher nm-t have the lime in a mea
sure or success cull not cro.. u the ellert
ol the teacher.
The dress, manners tod moral lullu
euce of the teaehet was discus-ed by
Kugene Kind and nlhiM. It was
fully decided llmt a tcacbt-r should
always endeavor (o h UMl Md tidy,
gentle in manners, and obseive Ihe
moral lesson carefully.
l)r ('has Krledel, U ol (), gave a very
iuleret-liug talk. He compared the
schools of the I lulled Hules with Iho-e
Of ottltr OOUOtriM, In particular Off
many. He said we have not the schol
arship that (icrmuuy tins. Wt luck
Ihe pet lection l hey have attained.
Hut tlie Pulled (States Is ahead of
(iermaiiylu that we !.... -ill' gov
ernment; we have strength of eh .racier
w blob (bey lac .
The folio lug teachers Wert liiattei:
datice; (I W Milam, KugeiiK It mil,
B It Parker, M I Kdwmds, Lena Cftl
lltOU) Helen K lfi, Maigiuet Ca llson,
Utrolant Biuret, J i BtugboMOi " m
WarbliitoD, Mrs Bada Waihiuton,
Blanoh Warblnton, Cbtrlti Knede',
0 H Hun', also several visitor were
PRIDAY, Jl l.V l
(iui 1 A 1 l.'.w I,Ali(IK CoNTItACl'.
Bakm Journal June M; J c Qaodala
returned la Coburg tblt numlnt . Mr
(loodale was in I'oriland Tuesday
when lie purcha ed MIO.IKKI feel of lum
ber to lie shipped as a llrt-t consign-
nont uo an ordti for s.ooo.coo feet for
HMnbOrgi Qarnanj. Mr (hsidale ex
pects to have his new aw mill plant
In Opel itlOO In tin ' to supply the re
malnlng 7,')0U,00O feet of the order.
Dkownkh. - News bits just reached
this city of the drowning of ( 'apt Berg
man's youngest son. Olio aged ." years,
and M s. Ida BollUlttr, need -''J years, a
young lady who was making her home
witli (.'apt llergmaii, in a iakc b tween
the life raving rtallou and Won net
Tl' 'orrowmg pan ntt have UttajflB'
patnyofall iu in n -u.l i.ero iV. luuiil.
Oattli Bo to Hf paw CbattMi
"llmi Itoherl 0 OW l f L in c unity i r
nvtd In llepi ncr on Tuesday to h ok
after tome flnt oattle be bat here In
charge of X C Mailt, Mr ( low Is one
oi the prominent elUsana of itis part of
the -tut eniid was railroad coinnilhslon
e ' for two successive terms. He mya
orop nrospeds iii Lane county are bet-
1 r l,"lM ve been in the last ten
ye:. i and a largar acreage I ban usual
trai town. Mr Clow Is engaged In the
tl taring mill buslne s at Junction City
Md theGaaaitaaehnowledgaa very
pleasa I call from the geiitiemau."
HIiich Urn above wus printed Mr Clow
has nt in ned home having rod bit
lb u a' gOOd prices.
Makiiiauk I.icknmk. Ci.uniy ( lerk:
JenOingJ today I - .u .-. I a nianlsge II
i ceuse to James fV (iibbs, 17 years, aud
Oroella NViltse, 10 yeara.