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About The Madras pioneer. (Madras, Crook County, Or.) 1904-current | View Entire Issue (Sept. 1, 1904)
Uhc HQaclras Pioneer.
Published ovcry Thursday by
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ADVIIimsiKO KATHS ON Ai'PIilCATtOX.
Application lias been inndo through tho
1'ostofiloo at Madras, Oregon, for entry to
U. S. malls as sceoiid class matter.
THURSDAY, ......SEPTEMREU 1, 1P01
When American citizenship
shall have reached its highest
development, tjie duty of voting
will jio longer b'o a Careless,
perfunctory;, -ill-s.tudied an d
liastily performed act.
There will be a preparatorj'
Ceremony, in which the citizen
will stand before his fellow men
and, with uplifted hand, solemn
ly affirm that in exercising the
high duties devolving upon him
as a voters lie
Has studied with diligence the
issues presented for decision;
Has made careful inquiry con
cerning the integrity and ad
ministrative abilities of the
candidates in nomination;
Will cast his vote without
prejudice, withoutpersonal bias,
without influence by monej or
promise of any personal ad-
Vantage, direct or indirect;
nK?l7in casting his vote, have
fegard solely and entirely to
benefit of the country at
large if the, vote be national, oi
if local, with reference to the
Eventually the voter will
me to recognize that a failure
o iujiu cms uucy earnestly,
tegrity, should expose him to
the contempt of his fellow citi-
cRSr-and should disfranchise
fun from the exercise oi the
igh privilege of voting and
yAie will understand that corrupt
voting brings in its train wars,
panics, loss of income, and suf-1
fering in a thousand ways. '
If, after solemnly making this
affirmation iii the presence ol i
his fellow citizens, the voter
proceeds to the secrecj- of the
voting booth, who doubts that
lie will not, in nine,, cases out of
ten, act differently from the
careless, thoughtless, ill-judg-iug,
selfish or corrupt man who
today retards by his vote the
destiny of our Republic?
Within the past twent' years,
corruDtioh at the uolls has in-
creased with a rapidity thai
appals those who have read the
history of ' the republics of
ftome and Greece
inust be done to rescue the
average citizen from his indif
ference to and ignorance of the
power contained in his vote.
Men must be educated syste
matically through village so
cieties, ancl above ail, the pub
lic schools must take up thel
Irainint? of the child to the im
portance of the function which j
he will some day exercise as a
citizen, uregon, ana in jinn county
Penalties for bribery at tho was married to Win. II. Quinn,
polls are already severe. Bui" She became a Chris-
in every town there must be ixitian more than tulenly years
society whose business it is to
oursue the briber and the
bribed until the doors of the
penitentiary close upon them.
And the only legal excuse for
absence from the polls should
bo a certificate of ill health or
certified absence from the
Hitherto we have neither edit- j
rated our school children in the
AM l f 4 Yf
duties thev will Home titnn nv
rrdse as voters', nor surrounded
iuo voters inomseives witu sucn
Safeguards as will elevate them
to a comprehension of the high
responsibility entrusted to thorn.
And if it continues to go un
checked, bribery at tho polls
will overthrow the Republic
Tohn Brisben "Walker in Tho
OPTION MEASURE IS
Tho local option lnw is de
clared to ho unconstitutional,
invalid and void for many rea
sons which are set forth in a
complaint which has been filed
in the State Circuit Court by
Henry Weinhnrcl, the Portland
The following reasons are
nrn-firl nrrninsh thn Constitution-
..ism. n.i n,nv nf Mm inpnl
Because it was Hot submitted
to the Governor for his ap
proval, was not signed by him,
nor returned with his objections.
nor iiled by him in the office of
the secretary of state; that the
law was not legally submitted
to the electors, because the pe
tition for its submission was
not signed by 8 per cent of the
voters; that it- confers an un
lawful delegation of legislative
authority to the County Court;
that the title does not give
notice that it is ttulawful to sell
liquors; that the initiative and
referendum act is contrary to
the Constitution "of the Uuited
States, wherein a republican
form of government is guaran
teed; that it linlawfnlly pro
hibits the sale of liquor on the
prescription of a physician not
engaged in practice; that it is
contrary to section 21 of the
Constitution; that it linlawfully
attempts to delegate the prohi
bition question to precincts, and
that it provides for illegal search
warrants and rules of evidence.
Threshing is in full blast
around Antelope this week and
crops are yielding very well.
Mr. N. W. Wallace, an old
pioneer of this section of the
state, is lying in a very critical
condition at his home in Ante
lope, and very little hopes are
entertained for his recovery-.- -
Arrangements have been com
pleted for a three days base
ball tournament at Antelope on
September 10, 17 and 13, and it j
is expected that a team from
Madras will participate, also
one from Prineville and Fossil.
Purses aijffreffatinff about $400
will bo hung up. for the ball
One of the largest deals of
sheep and land ever known in
this section of the country has
just been completed wherebj
Ewen McLennan purchased the
entire sheep "plant, including :
sneep, y.ouacres oi Jawi, sev-
1 .aa. r -
eral hundred tbns of hay, farm-
in6 implements, etc., of George
A- loun 00,, 01 iagevay.
Tlle consideration of the entire
outfit amounted to about $S0,
000. Mr. Young will leave
shortly for his old home .in
Michigan; where he will again
take up his residence. - .
Mary Ellen Porter was born
in Uoon county, Indiana, JJ-
.cembcr 20, lS4y. She died aj
Willow Creek, August 38, 1904,.
At an early age she came to
and remained a faithful
member of the Christian church
through life. After several
years' suffering from physical
infirmity, she is at rest. Mrs.
Qninn leaves sefen sons and
daughters and a host of neigh
bors and fiiehds to mourn her
f ecea8!' The .f!mei 1x1 l0ace
vom . tlle residence at Willow
Creek, Angust 20, and inter
ment was made in tlio neigh-
0. A. Sus, Minister.
Wanted, a good county road
and telephone lino from Madras
to Hay Creek. Every 'citizen
should bo interest in a move
of this kind.
D. G. ROGERS,- Proprietor.
MEALS AT AL&ilOtiRS
SERVED TO ORDER -
OYSTERS, CLAMS,.. GRABS
'CRAWFISH IN SEASON.
Eftr Tfrf T-nft inr -fir yftr tAt A rfi
,., j, l Mcculloch ...
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Real Estate and Insurance
Abstracter M smnfner'-of x
3& nj wv- v y- v fff,
Wages, 52.25 per day.
' Hoard, S-l.SOier w'k.
or write to '
Deschntes irrigation &,Mer Co.
MRS. JOHN CYRUS
OPTICAL GOODS AND NOTIONS
Repairing of all Kinds;
AND NEATLi" DONE.
) E. N; SMITH ()
Dealer in ajjd
B!l IDLES, ClUlItTS, SILVER
MOUNTED ijl'UUir & IUTTS,;
OOAT CIIAPAIIEJOS; ETC
ED ijl'UUir & I
ani Jf'eCCl DwIXi(
O rain and Hay of all Ultide far sale
PRICES IlEASOKAULE. '
PERRY RED, Manaqcr.
And Day votir
.. h n t$ h e s s
REPAIRS PROMPTLY and CI1E
Antelope &ttcj do.
Carries a complete lino ' T
"nTiTina niMTriitKi'ut urrj h' fta' ar,A'l
Hail orders promptly attended to.
i 1 . 1 11
When ready for seeding your
ground tbls fall buy. a
which hna proren to ho tho
best on the murkot. Wrlto
for catalogue and price. IT In
the market for Implements
of any kind.
SEXTON & WALTHER
THE DALLES, - - ORE.
DEPAltTMENT OP THE INTEItlOlt.
United States Land Ofllce.
Tho Dalles, Ore., July 18, 1001.
Astifllcient contest nllhlavlt having been
filed lu this olllco by Fred FUlier, of The
D.Wles, Oregon, contestant, aualnst U.K.
No. 10,557, mado March 21, 15102, for 8KJf
Section 10, Tp. 11 South, ltanKO 18 Jint.li
W. M., by Walker I,uthcr Harris, coii-to-tc0j
in which it Is alleged that the ttald
cbntcateo has wholly abandoned the mild
land for more than six months lust past
and h:is failed to Improve and cnltlwuo
the tnnio ii required by law, and that (lie
said failures nio not duo to service In the
army, navy or marine corps of tho United
Stutes, said parties nro hereby notified to
ippear, respond nud oiler evidence touch
Ihk said alienation at 10 o'clock n. m. on
September !W, iSOlj berove tho Keis ei
and Receiver at the United States Laud
Onice In Tho Dalles, Ore.
The said contestant bavins, in a proper
niila"vit, filed Juno 23, HK)t, set foitli fact,
which show that nfter duo dlllueneO per
sonnl service of this notice can not Ic
made, it is hereby ordered nud dnected
that such notice bo fflven by duo and
MlCIIAKL T. Noi.AX,
Watch this Space.
T'llEO. L IEJfE,
Practical Wntclnnakcr & Jeweler.
The Dalt.es, Ore.
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FIRST QUALITY WORK
atts jable afid
THE DALLE8, - - - : 031EQ0N.
carr,PBftK',no''nllneof Paints, Lime,
fJement, Nails, Hardware, Ilulld-
ers' Materials of all kinds.
LiiVeir?y mnd peed
.HORSES GIVEN BEST Oft
CARE and ATTENTION.
i PRICES REASONABLE,
A.i iHixsdN Propnfor,
O-N, F,E;CT IONERV :s
oiti Uns, tOdaccos,
;. . , p'Mofiit Applies,
schoqp nooxm, stationery.
. ' , jt'iiiosuiiumT
Lo(hl and f,mg DlvUtncc -Tdephonci
; -'-JcfoNT TiwfiMyxpni',
r1 "".ni( "T, pf, i,,
DELWIOUS SODA WATER.
?t i I'rmL.
A prlvulo Hospital for tho troattnet of nil medical and Btirpicnl dlaoaff
except such ns nro contngloua. Itlciits may omploy their own lhyn!clnt .
Training School or Nureea in connectlol). Frif ntiy information conccrnlt
the samo.addrc83 lire. FERGUSON & REUTEIt,
Lonir DIstanco Tel. No. 871. t Tho Dalles, Oregon.
at. eoiTdf4 & co.
HARDWARE, WOODENWARE, STORES amo RANGES.
STOCKfVlEN'S 8UPPLIES A SPECIALTY.
Carry ihga full lino of every tiling hooded by a
Farmer and Stockman.
Agents for tlio Haln.WnKon. JJphlcIft Qlippbr Cllpiicr flows'
Drills, Harness, Etb.
ANTELOPE, : : : ; i ' t : OREGON.
1 GLENN k
Paints, Oils, Glass and Wall Paper; Doors,
Windows, Lath, Limo and Cement,. Rdpm and
Picture Moulding, Shingles and Suilding Ma
terial of all kinds. :J ;i :: :: ::
Write for price list and discounts, iifext door to Land Oflh
Is IIeadqnnrtorafor Farmers and Stockmen's
Supplies of all kindii.
Write ris for special prices on yotir lall Supplies,
bONRO.Y; SON & C.B., PROPRIETORS.
East id Sfc :
the i&Mk tfihtiiiiiffi Mgg":
Latest Styles'. ()()) -LbAEsf Pricpp'
Largest and Best Seiecleci.Stbck ih the
i, ... MAIL ORDERS VJROWPTLt PILLED ...
rtgiii sjrect, km ecoiid and
Of at) ktida Aylso;aTcomplo'to
una, wass, vv an r
Undertaking QoQds;. ;
! f jjj,
Peter A. Kirelifiinfif
, 1 .
i :tfi bailed, One'
Tlijrd, baclc of'Fimfi & Crt M
lino of Stoves 8 Rlirfgofl, Pnfnlfl,
nper ana .ua Wi&rtna