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PLAlNDCALtR PUOLIi HINC COMPANY.
ETC., ETC., ETC.
Lxecolcd Neatly and at Living Rat .
Vol. XXVI I J,
ROSEI3URG, OREGON, THURSDAY, l'KBRUARY 4, 1897.
(Hiiiwwuil to J. JAHKDl K.lt.)
Pr;if tical : Watchmaker, : Jeweler : and : Optician.
WVlLIIK. 1'l.OCKH, JKWKMIV, ANI FANCi iOOI).
a at y
4titiilit v.U Vlytt faluwiaoM iiikI Hi h'I'
A t'OMI'l KTK STOCK Of
Uiillory, Notions, Whito, CHtaia and Smokers' Arllcl-a,
ll-to liirlntur ami WiuutKr of Kiwcburir'H Fumoun llarnln More.
Real Estate Bought and 5old
Farms, large and small, to Rent,
AND IMMEDIATE POSSESSION (ilVEN.
Stock Ranges, Timber Lauds and Mining Properties,
Prime and Hon Lands of best quality, in choice locations,
in quantities to suit intending purchasers, at reasonable
prices and easy terms. Inquire of
3D. S. K. BXJIOK,
.-A. --. --
AND WALL PAPER
iHi At rinN ;i .nt!STi:i".i.
$ 10,600 1 Siooo
WORTH OF MERCHANDISE
Which wc have received ou consignment from the receiver
of oi;c of the largest houses in San Francisco.
These goods have been sent us to dispose of at 60 cents
on the dollar, which is less than cost of manufacture,
and being sold in connection with our complete stock at ab
Note the Following Astonishing Bargains I
All Woolen Dress Goods, 36 inches
wide, Latest Styles
Ladies' and Gents' Mackintoshes.
ih Our Loss is Your Gain.-iz
For Half Price
Ladies' and Gents' Underwear Reduced to Prices to Suit
fc A r.f t1,- T.ntpst Stvles. No shelf-worn
nnnA mi, li.-ind. Never has there been such a Slaughter ot
Prices. Call early and be convinced.
TIM NICARAGUA CANAL.
m r. cull.
HlaUtnienta made by Htwator Blieruian
in diaoiming the Nicaragua canal 1)111 on
Wednesday are In the hlghert degree
encouraging to the advocate of (hat
measure. An It I known thai did sena-
tor la to I encretarf ol mate in the neat
administration hia word may on re
gaidedaia declaration of wht will be
undertaken by President McKlnley, and
they give assurance thcreforn thtt the
measure which now teems to b checks!
will he carrind forward under a new
form lo complete aurnota.
Senator fcherman i reported to have
declared that ho ho'ievei th rii'y rue mis
of building the Nicaragua canal is
through the power ol Ihe United (Slates.
Ha eitenaed the opinion that no private
canal company could carry out the pro
Joel and that it should he undertaken by
our government directly, lie went on
tony he would vote lor the bid In any
form w hich it might I J rewntcd, hut
he thought the bettor way would lie to
allow the matter to rest until a new
treaty could lie uiade with the Nicara
The BtaU-ment as reported is certainly
explicit enough to give satisfaction lo
the advocates of the measure. Ai secre
tary of elate Senator Sherman will him
roll have cuarge ol negotiating tl.e
treaty for the conjunction oftliecsnal,
and hia worda are a diaiinct proruire
that he will do .all in his power to pro
mote the great enterprise. There is
moreover degree cf eatiefaclion to bo
'oind ih hi) declaration that the ctnal
should hu cotiNtructod by the govern-
uiuntforthe ople, and uot for pri
vate crHiration. Much of Ihe objection
to (he protent bill lias boeu (oumlud
upn the belief that it granted too much
favor to the canal company, and tbii ob
jection will of course be ronioved by the
Joplion of the palicy eupgeMed.
Ihcre can be no rpiestion that the
grxatt'St opportunity which will open te-
foro the socrctury of slate of the new ad
ministration on entering oflk'e will bo
that of arranging audi a treaty ns has
bden outlined. The construction of the
Nicaragua canal is j 'let no tho most
important enterprise which engages the
atten'ion cf the world. It means 'a vlr-
tuul revolution) in tho commerce of the
earth. Its advantage to every nation
will he great, and its benciits to tho
United Stn'ei will he too vast to be cal
culated. The secretary of state w ho per
fects a treaty which pioviJea (or the con
struction of the canal, and Ihe president
under wlno direction the great work is
carried out, can count upem holding a
high place In the scroll which contains
tho names of. the great 'Tetateeinrn cf
America who have promoted the welfare
of the country, not tenipjraiily, but lor
WEALTH OP THE COUNTRY.
The Greater Portion of It In the Pos
session of th Few.
The census of 180 gives the tola! i um
bo r of families in the United States at
12,'i!K),162 and the total production of
weil!i $13,040,031,853. 01 tLls great
sum of wealth, $4lG04,B02,ftM) was en
joyed by 623,G"3 families. In other
words, five per cent of the wealth.
Among the rich families (here are, ac
cording to the list ol the New York Tri
bune, 4017 millionafrs, to whom mutt be
assigned innorret of not !em than 00,
000 a year.
If the facts gathered in the Ubitcd
States census are corrrct, and they must
lie substantially, there art more than
4,000,000 families, nearly one-third of
the families of the cation, that mo ft get
along on incomes of Iota than flOO a year
more than half the families get less than
000, while two-thirds of the families of
the nation get lers than !X. The in
come coming to 4047 millionaires is
equal to i)0 ptr rent of the total income
of 6,130,5:10 families wbofe jearly earn
ings fall below f 100 a year.
The following table shows the way in
which 13,011 millions of wealth pro
duced in 18'JO was diflt.tibnted :
To 4, .3j.63i) families hav
ing income of less than
H)0 f 1,301,000,000
To Ai2J,61U families lav
incomes from (400 to
To l,871,h4H families hav
ing income Irom fOw to
To 1,3H2,U'10 (aniilics hav-
inic income from ',H)J lo
To 1,147,300 families hav-
i(,g income from flJO.)
To 003,076 families havicg
income from flsOO to
3000 '.. 2,O50,00O,O(H)
To 465,073 families having
income Irom f.iOVU to
To 130.71S families having
income from ftrfWO to
To 27,1)35 families having
income Irom f 10,000 to
To 4047 families having
income cf 00,00 J and
1 ,.h00 ,000,000
CARO BROS. THE BOSS STORE.
"MduiiL, if I bad a hat before I had
this one, it's all light to say that's the
hut I had had, isn't it?"
"And if thtt hat once had a hole in it
and I had it niouded, I could say it had
had a hole iu it, could'ct I?"
"Yes, there would be nothing incur
reit in that."
' Then il'd bo good English to sy
that tho hat I had had had had a hole
iu it, would'ut It 7"
"Johuu, you make my head ache."
Many are asking what will become of
the republican party after this session, ot
the legislature. I not worry about
that. Tho party is all right. The re
publicans in Saleut uro ready and w ill
ing to work. The populists are not.
Baker City Republican.
The following from Ihe Aitorian is not
exactly a Hob ttory but the next thing to
"Tho seagulls which are In. the
habit of gutheiing about Ihe dock near
Whipple's Itestaurant, havo become
very tamo. They will eat bread from a
porson's hand, and if crumbs are thrown
inthenir they will catch them before
they reach the water."
Tolal.l.'.G'jO.ljS families.. 14,041,(00,000
When Greek Meets Greek.
Old Judgo HaydtD, of 1'i.lk, met Pr.
Drivel at the door of the senate chamber
the other day, The judgo and the
doctor had been friend for many years.
Wliuu I ho judge met Clin-lie said in his
rough and honest manner: "Doctor,
you have been prajiog for me for the
last forty years, but I'll be d d if
you ever caught ms in such a crowd as I
havo now caught you. Now, doctor,
came out side and le: me pray for you."
Tho doctor, however, didn't tl ink the
praje.-sof such men as bis friend, the
jude, would unjoiint to much, and bo he
didu't go. And thus the gentleman
from Polk wus saved tho trouble of in
terceding for his old time friend. Salem
f 30S gy"
A Choke Collection, at Prices that 5etl
LIME PLASTER AMD CEMEMT.
j FULL LIKE OF WlfiDOW GLASS
ALL. OROLRS PROMPTLY I ILLLU.
A Qood "Tramp Story.
A humorous citi?n of Pendleton
gives the East Oregonlan a good tramp
lory in the following language :
A tramp called at a certain bouse in
tho city, yesterday, auu asked a hand
out. On being invited to wield tho axe
for a while, to give Lini an appetite, he
readily compiled, and split up a nico
nila of wood, filled up all the wood
boxes and then the cook set a itihstan'
tiul spread before him. '
While tilling himself up, i.o said he
knew a young man who applied for
something to eat, and wsa asked to split
some wood. Having complied and been
liberally llllod np, he was askod by the
yuuug lady to come again. He did so,
and the young lady told him sho had
some land she .wanted cleared lip. lie
proceeded to 'blear the land. Hhe
wanted a cabin built. lie proceeded to
build a cabin. Tho land being cleared
tho cabin built, the young ludy eaid sho
wanted a husband. So they were uiar
ried, and became the most popular
people iu town. Ho was elected to con
gross, ami later to the Ore gou legislature;
and they lived happy ever afterward.
The dobt contracted by Spaiu to sub
due Cuba amounts to about 400 to every
citizen of Cuba, and in case of Spain'
success CubauB will bo compelled to foot
the bill if it is ever paid.
Prize Fights Approved.
Governor Sadler of Nevada, in approv
ing the bill permitting "glove contests"
in that state, gave his reasons as follows:
A largo majority of the people of
Nevada favored the glove-ccntest act.
This was manifested by letters and tele
grams received at tho Capitol. The leg
islature passed the bill by a dtcisive
majority and tho executive does not con
sider it his province to set up his opin
ion against that cf the majority, as he
could not hud any constitutional
grounds for vetoing tliu bill. The license
($1000 prohibits fake nghts, and the
general opinion e xprestcd by the people
is that scientific contests with gloves are
lees demoralizing to society and Use
dangerous to life than football games."
Ten Per Cent Mud.
A jonng man Irom Raker City was iu
tho Willamette valley. Of course every
body thought ho was a miner, and here
was his experience as he told it to a
Baker Citv paper: "A farmer near bore
thought he had struck a gold mine on
bis farm and created quite an excite
ment and on hearing that I was from
lUker Citv. ; which is equal to being a
mining expeit here) aeked mo to cx
amine and make a report before ho com
menced to tear up tuo eartti. 1 put on
some high top boots, a canvas coat and
got a gold pan, etc , to thow tbem us
near as potbible what a real live expert
looked like, examined ud reported tho
mine as follows: 0J per cent gravel and
10 per cent common old mud."
The Cuban Sugar Planters.
American sugar planters iu Cuba at
last have taken a decided eland. Ou
their demand, Secretary Olney has
cabhdjolhe Madrid government that
tho erludinir. of sugar cany on American
plantations iu Cuba mubt be permitted
to proceed immediately, or claim
ugaiust Spain forheayy damages will be
tiled at .tho state department, A reply
cumotroui Madrid (hut Captain Cioueral
Weylerliad beeu instructed to couuter
maud his order prohibiting sugar-grind
lug, and that the woik might begiu
forthwith. On the Btreugth of this au
agent of Ihe sugar planters left recently
or Cuba tJ see Ooiural Weyler, aud to
start the grinding,
NOTE AND COMHENT.
...Princess Chimay is reported to have
left her gypsy, and the next stage in htr
pareer will probably be theatrical in
name as will as effect.
ISe-idcs a postmistress, a woman phy
sician and a woman stags-driver, II. e
town of Lowell, Me., rejoices in a wo
manVustice of Ihe Peace, Mrs. Luiirfa J.
According lo Ihe Myrtle Toint Enter
prise, there is much etty pilfering go
ing on in the villages on the Coqtiille.
Clotheslines seem to be the principal
Sir Francis Drake's last male deecec
dant has died at Ihe age of 80, in Ihe
British almshouse, of which hu has been
an inmate for many years. Hi father
forjght at Trafalgar.
Heppter 'jsxitte: Some of the mem
bars of Oregon's legislature should Le
impreeted with tho fact that public
opinion is more dangerous to monkey
with than a bu.z-iaw.
The city of Stockholm baa in iifco
14,000 telephones, or cue to tery
twenty citizens. It leads every city ol
the world in telephones, and a Swedish
"hello" is the most used word in Stock
holm Senator Sherman's determination not
lo resign bis orat in tl)9 senate until he
has been confirmed as secretary of state
has the advantage of securing him a
chance to vote for his confirmation and
debating it if necessary.
Testimony in a recent suit iu a Paris
court developed the fact that a fashion
able undertaker's charge for embalming
the body of an American is OtX). The
charge for embalming Do in Pedro was
1000, and for the king of Hanover 2000.
J. C. Graham, a New York expert,
savs: It -stands to reasou that any
thin? that is intended for family con-
Minnlion should be advertised where the
family can alwavs tea it." Anl the only
local point on which the family view
converges daily, with tho exception cf
the d intertable, is the family new spaper.
That never mieses being seen. Ex.
John Sherman is 74. Webster died as
secretary in his seventy-first year, and
his last day saw his intellect in its
greatest vigor. Marcywas71 wheu his
term under Pierce closed. General Cas
was 75 when he entered Buchanan's
administration, and Hamilton Fish was
70 when ho retired from his arduous cer
vices at the clote of Grant's adminis
tration. A wild cat or lynx came to the resi
dence cf Doug Smead at Port one night
last week with a No. 4 beaver trap oo its
foot, and entered the chicken house
through a small hole through which the
bickens enter, and killed 17 ol them.
'ring them up in a corner he lay down
upon them, and when Mr. Smead went
o feed them the following morning only
three came for their feed. .Mr. Smead,
thiukiug the boys bad played a joke cn
him, went to investigate and found Mr.
'at to dispute his claim. rriceville
Restore the Protective Policy.
We a.-k our silver friends to look
quarely at tho truth. The gold stand
ard is not the cause of this bigger debt in
ime of peace. The administration, in
stating that such is the case, is hiding
ehiud misrepresentation and treacher
ously permitting the blow deserved by
tec'.f to fall upon an innocent party of
w hi h it very ostentatiously professes to
be the guardian, One hundred and
fifty millious of dollars, cr more than
ialf the proceeds of tho Cleveland bond
sales, have beeu used iu paying the ex
penses of tho government, tor which that
political fraud and financial fiasco, the
Clevelaud-WiUon tariff, failed to pro
vide. New Y'ork Sun.
Four (old Kophyre iu all colors at tho
Representative Hubbard ct Missouri
has a little plan of his owu for settling
tho controversy between the government
aud tho Pacific railroads. It provides
for a com mission of thirteen membora
appointed by the president, to receive
10,000 each without regard to the length
of tho service of Ihe commission, and to
have full power to settle the indebted
netts. It brings within tho jurisdiction
of the commission Iho Union Pacific, the
Kiusas Pacific, the Central Pacific, the
Western Pacific, the Sioux City aud Pa
cine, the Atchisou and Pikes Peak ton.'
nanv and the Central Branch of the
Union Pacific roads.
The highest claim for other
tobacco i' "Just as
good jm 'Durham."
Every old smoker
knows there ? none just
a.4 yood aa
. . . . .
cacn i wo ounce r;ig,ana two cou
pons inside eacli four ounce
hag or Blackwcll's Durham.
Buy n bag of this cele
brated tobacco and read the
coupon which gives n list
of valuable Drcscntaand how
to get them. V
SE: RAPP'S DRUG STORE. Ei
l or Recent and Chronic
COUGHS AND COLDS
Eronciiiti, H'ArseneM, Lo ut vutiai,
Irritability ot tbe Larynx and Faucet,
and other InBamcl Condition! of tb
I.unj.- and Air i'auaRCt.
RAPP'S DRUG STORE S
SCULPTOR ID MfflW WORKER.
IMPORTER AND MANUFACTURER OF
Foreign and Domestic.
Marble and Granite.
I emii'.u)- no OitiUB or uiidiilc men, but give my atron the benefit ol the
;'i to 3j per cent, usually l-ai'l to (olk-itori.
All -f Orders -f for f Cemetery -f Work -f Promptly 4- Filled.
Oiliie and Works, 223 Main Street, KUSEUUHG, O It l-XWOJN.
Secretary Herbert has publicly rerri
uiatided Captain Littleton P. Walter of
the engineering corps on the battle-ship
Iudiana, and has told hhu ho would not
be permitted for ti e next twelve months
to appear us judge advocate, lecorder or
counsel before any naval court or board
It appears that in an inquiry iuto the
charge against Lieutenant Commander
Anders n for tyrannical and capricious
conduct. Cantaiu Walter criticised the
department for repiiuiandir.g Lioutenau
Andcrsou without a warrant. Seciotary
Herbert declares that the court was re
miss for not calling the captain lo order
Successor to U. W. N'OAH.J
TROTTINQ AND RUNNING PLATES A SPECIALTY,
REPAIRING OF ALL. KINDS PROMPTLY DONE. '
shop on Ctirucr Waablugton aud Kane Sts., Uoseburx.
DEALERS IN ALL KINDS OF
sSTAPLE AND FANCY GROCERIES.
COUNTRY PRODUCU BOUGHT AND SOLD.
Give us a call. Goods delivered to any part of the City in short order.
Corner Lane & Sheridan Streets. ROSE BURG, OREGON.
MRS. N. BOYD,
Staple and Fancy Groceries,
Crockery, Glass aud Delfware, Tobacco and Cigars,
Toys, Notions and Fancy Goods.
Higest Prices Paid for Country Produce of All Kinds.
I-'tuent Line of TF.AH lu the City. Tricon from l.sc to ftfto r oiinti.
"Yes, sir," said tho man iu cell 711,
"time was wheu I was admitted to the
vory best houses."
"And what brought you here?"
"Ihcy caught mo coming out." ChU
sAN EXTRA INDUCEMENT..
'io 1 161 to i"o loTio i"w Viol iu i loj 1.il so :i i so JVS fab M aoi
1 wiiu t your traJtf, and loj
u au liului'vmt'iit to get it 'iu
I inakc the loliowillK lib- 10
frill otrcr: Cull unit 1 will j 10
pri'scnt you witti a card
like Uio one printed op-
pokitc, i I wheu Itio 6
card U Ubvd up you may 6
aoeuru tho noitrait. M
At ft a r iu lo i io id i io io lu ! i: i 1 1 1 ih u i in ljw a
ftf Call mid i i' suiiiUn ul tlicso ti'ini tldi! porirattn 0lilyi:il lu my show window and lei
mi' (inu'iit you uitli a S10 llikil. Very truly )uur,
Curiiir Jaiknou and L'SMiStrcut, KOKIBUUU, OS.
I. M. I tiv- mi liuud a Itkiv ui.vii fluent ul liotigs. uiuililu lur rmlh lai and luitll CllU
ilffii, ulilcli I irtll st'll at wtioUtalo unit. TiieoiKliK lot lur inl Teiy cliiap.
Bl 1 1 N f i this Clint Mitll von and liai Mnir 111
l'l' KCIIASKS imiii lit'd nut In lh- iiiinnitit id 10,
and you iuu Inn e a l.lie liko I'orirnit, Crayon or
WhUt I'ulnr Villi", (roiuuny iholOKruiU ur liutM'u u
Wo lurllur asmro ym that II tlio portrait Is not sat-
Uluclory ou uecd not ucci'pt it.
Wo give ou thu Krtralt KUEK, you pay only lor
Tho cwl id itio frame, glui. etc., vi 111 bo lit whole
sale cuv prleoa.