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MADRAS, CROOK COUNTY, OREGON. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1904.
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bitvl. It not tin rc'iirc'"fiilel.
J. L McHARGUt, Prop.,
First cln'8 i,ll' ani1 ,,C,,H'
Prices rentonittil1. Heud
qiMilewfornll stag. lines." "
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LACKSMiTH and WAGOHMAKER..,
luwsliot'lng a i.pprinHj . rjculer In
iron, wlu'cl, cualilonn, ruutior
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The Reliable Druggist.
rrMes tlic tirRoni utork
nl ilriiRn fiixl iIwkkMn
mnclrlm In Kwicni Ore
fou, iliuln ujiIIch
ynur mull order oollclt
fJ mid will rc'i'ulvi)
romi t nllitilloii,
THE DALLES ani
SHA1UK0 STAGE LINE
tciftir'tlitc rlu good horn"., iirumid for-
tfowmodatiiiK dilu-rn, dnlly wtcviH
on wa tvi) !dlrtr! roiiml irln
K.i-ro)i nnd ynicvh iHrrlM tvl r'umhi.
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Maiiufuvturur nml Duiilur In
FiiiG Harness, Sail
Tents, Wagon Covers
ymu ciii:Ai'Ht in
-Wliotrtburo,. tdpji in jrtiiil k1 jtIcch.
East End Clothing Store
JOE COHEN, PROP.
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'9lng, i. . 25c and up
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F. N. WATT .
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CO-MI'I.KTi: LINK OI
iliXTHf "Fl'ltN IHIII N'O OOODH,
HATS, CAIH, flHOM AND Ul.OTJIINll.
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COt KliCONIf hTi. Tit K UAI.I.KS, OltKJO.V.
C'flrrlltK tin; PihikIo Shoo.
Alo liimn li nt Iriu Vulloy, Oenu.
HENRY L KUCK
Harness and Stock Saddles
cowjjoy orri'iTrf a pi'kciai.tv.
lli'olcr In Collars, Wlil, Tlubcx aiuliiKCli
ernl line of Homo KurtilxliliiK !(i. Tonic,
Aw iiIiik nml Wttgon fbvUr. All work giinr-nitticd,
l'jit ityroitsl St,
Ami liny Your
Repairs Promptly and Cheaply Done
It ytnir wnlcli Ii In nofil of tepiiln
or K yon nnnt (o Imy n now onv,
you can not ilo buttur ttinn to write
PRACTICAL WATCH &nd
THE DALLES, ORE.,
I'or price pud style. Mnll nnlorn
fori'lvo prompt ntlctitlon. All work
Livery and Feed Stable
A, IllXHO.V, Proprietor.
HOItHKH OlviX IlliKT 01" CAIlli AND
GO T6 THfe
MADRAS DRUG STORE
Druggists' Sundries and
A CohMe Like oi'
Stationery, Jewelry; Etc,,
At; Ei SNOOK, Proprietor;
Md Muln BtVt, MmlrAi, Ornek
THE STAE OF BETELEHEM, '
Ad hIimIowh cnt liy cloud mid nun
1'llt o'er the mimnicr urn,
Ho, In thy nlnht, AIiiiIkIiI)- Olio,
Knrth'H KuieriitloiiH uikk,
And while the year, nn umMciut Iront"
Come pronlui nwiflly nn,
Tlio lirlKhtenl tminoM thut enrthWn honst
Jiut Kllnten mid nre gone.
Yet doth thu Hijr of llothlnhuin elicit
A lntro pure nid xueut,
And Mtlll it lendx, nn once It lend,
To the Jlomlnh'H feet.
0 l'uther, inny tlmt holy Ktnr
tlrow every year more bright,
And neml It KlorloitH Iiuiiiiih nffir
To fill the world with light.
-Wllllnm ("ullun Ilryant.
An annual church festival Decern
her 25th and l;i sniiiu htntcH of the
Union a legiil holiday, which in held
in memory of the Midi of Christ.
('inciiTiiliiK thu exact time at which
the hlrth nf our Lord reully occurred,
The first records we find of the ob
servation of this ihiy ure in the second
ecutury, about, the timo of thu Em
por r Coinmodtifl. Thu docretnl
cplHllcH, indeed, carry It up a little
higher, unci pay tha TelcuphoniH, wlio
lived In the reign of Antoninus Pius,
ordered divine service to be celebrated
and an angelic hymn to bo sung the
night hefro tho nativity of our
Bavlotir. That It was kept before the
limit of Coustantiue .we have a mel
ancholy proof j for whilst tho pers-i-ciitlou
rnged under Diocletian, who
then kept his court at Nicomedia, thut
tyrant) among other nctd of cruelty,
Uniting multitudes of Christians us
Hcmbled together to celebrate Christ's
nativity, commanded tho chuich
doorB where they wore met to" be shut,
and fire to be put to it, which soon
reduced them and tho church to ashes.
Why Wc Celebrate Christmas; or,
Christ the Central Point.
Ily John A. jrorrjusN, of Methodist Hill.
Great demonstrations are the nat
ural outcome of great eveus.
When (ho famous Caesar poke
those immorfnl wordu, "I came, I
saw, 1 conrjuered," ho voiced iu elo
quent words Mhe result of a great
When Grant wired Hint famous mee
sngo, "Wo have met the enemy, and
they aiu ours," lie expressed hU Joy
over a Rreat event one that awakened
the entire world. And when tho three
wise men proclaimed to the world tlie
birth of a babe In a crib In Bethlehem,
they heralded an event that should
move nil tho world to an everlasting
demonstration of tho greatest of all
Other babes have bcSn liorn and are
forgotten, other men btcame great,
but all have left but a ehtidow of their
.My themo leads to nn eveut which
will not be forgotten so long us time
hnll last. It will bo stamped upon
thu brow or every human being. Even
i he iliHtunt Hottentot and Malayan,
thu Chiiitunuii ind tho Hindu, blmll
know that L'hrift was horn,
Tho adopted son of a carpenter,
reined in poverty, and educated m the
school of Nature, Ilo roso to such
heights Us uo man shall ever ruweh.
The world had dreamed of Him for
centuries before Ills birth. By His
birth nil tho earth waa suddenly
awakened from ita slumber.
Even tho ancient prophet Isaiah hnd
already realized 1IU greatness when
ho said: "Behold, my Servant shall
deal prudently, Ho shall bo extolled
amloxahed, utid bo very high.
And to express Chilst's greatness
among men, tho prophet added In an
other verso: "Tho kings shall shut
their mouths at Him." Bo groat nvas
His influence that Juscphus, nn
heuthon historian, said: "Ho was cer
tainly ft wonderful being If not n
Christ Is tho central figure of all
m-os. Just ns tho compass points un
erringly toward tho magnetic pole,
regnrdlesa of which direction wo may
travel, so Christ Is tho central point of
man. Wo may eenrch In tho earliest
writings of Moses, orlu tho unfath
omcd prophesies of Revelations
everywhere wo are directed to Him.
But tho celebration of Christmas is
tho prime mlle-stono that, like a
monument, piduts to Him,
Every ago has produced Ita great
men. "Wo know thorn, wo praUo
them but uouo comes to ollr raettiory
moro Hweotly thai! tho lintne of tho
meek and loWly Naiarene. History
tells Us of uo mortal of greater wisdom
than Solomon; of no greater oratbY
than Detnostheue; of no greater re-;
former than Luther. Each of theso
men achieved greatness lu one ephbro;
Not sq with ChrUt, for In Hlmftre
1. . II II .1.- .I..1II ..... A A tWlll
greatness, He united wisdom with
eloquenco nnd reform with character.
Matthew describes Ills wisdom thus,
us taken (mm the tongues of His
greatest enemies, tho Jews: "Whence
hnlli this man this wlidum, nod these
Of Ills oratory, Mark snrs: ''And
they were astonished ut His doctrine;
for His word w is wllh power,"
But why was It "wllh power?" Be
cause, unlike tho potentates of His
time, Ho spoke words of comfort, of
cheer and of linpp, Tho Bihlo says:
"No man over spoke like this Mau."
Christ is the center -of reform.
Tdolatry had been for centuries the
liighcbt idenl of the natiqns. Since
Christ's birth I he noblest ambitions of
civilization nro bused upon thu doc
trlnes Ho dv.ca,te'J.
Christ is also the central figure in
muslo. Even David sang of the
coming of the Saviour, and from his
time to tho preBent the sweetest ac
cords have ever been those which rang
out for Him.
Last, but not least, Christ Is the
entral figure in tle salvation of all
people. "Go yo out iuto nil the
world" Is the keynote of a universal
Slriuld we not glory in such a noble
character? If we And reasons for cele
brutng tho birth of Washington and
Lincoln, each of hom saved but one
nation and one people, then wo have
indeed manifold reasons for celebrat
ing tho birth of Christ, for bo liberated
It is becaufco this omnipotent
Christ was born for us in Bethlehem,
Judea, that we celebrate Christmas.
ft is for Him wo sing those sweet
Christmas melodies. - May wo con
tiuue to praiHe Him evormore.
Annual Conference of the American
During the first week In July the
tweutvsovonlh annual conference of
i lie Atnertcau Library Association
will be held in Portland, Ore. This is
an 'onnortnnitv which mu9t not bo
neglected by nil tho3o interested iu the
library development nnd educational
progress of our state.
The Ameilcnn Library Association
had its inception in Philadelphia dur
ing the Centennial year 1876. Since
thats time yearly conferences have
been held coverlug tho country from
tho Atlantic seaboard to California,
from Atlanta, Georgia In the Bouth to
Moutrenl In the north. These raeot
iugs are of n strictly practical nature;
one object Is constantly kept in view,
tho co-operation among librarians in
the interest of better and .more econ
omical administration, looking to u
more efficient and satisfactory service
of tho public. Among tho subjects
usually discussed are The best library
legislation, how to further tho estab
lishment of libraries in every com
m unity, library buildings, tho wise
selection of books, the best methods of
cataloguing and classiticntion, Horary
records nnd bookkeeping, and, above
all, t'ie educational and missionary
features of library work, reaching the
young people through the schools, and
the adults by means of traveling li
bra lies, delivery etatlons, etc. The
conferences of tho A. L. A. have
moused an interest in library matlerh
wherever thoy have been hold, Those
attending the meetings of this body of
earnest men nnd women working to.
gether with deflnito purpose cannot
fail to be convinced of the necessity of
a library to n community as part of its
educational equipment, supplementing
the work of tho teacher in the public
school and giving young men nud
women 'whose school life must end
earlv tho opportunity for self-educa
tion. Every tuah and woman In
terested lu gdtid citlsenshlp, In library
dovelopraoul, in the general progress
of education in this, t.ur State of
Oregau, should set aside thoso first fow
days In July for a visit to Portluud to
attend these meolings.
The librarians of Oregon aro scat
tered over a wide area nf country,
The time la uow rlp'o for organization
so that yearly or half-yearly meetings
may bo held of bno or two days' dura
tion for hotter acquaintance with one
another for consideration of plans and
dlso isslou of methods. A meeting
of all those Interested in library work
and of all librarians present or pros
pective will bo held in the Portland
Public Library, corner Heveuth and
Stark stretd, Portlaud, on tho morn
ing of Tuesdayj December 27, at 10
o'clock. Will All thoso .interested in
this iwtvument or dealrltlg further lu.
formation nleaee wrlto immediately to
MlbS.Mury Francos Isom, librarhn of
the Portlaud Publlo Library, roruanu,
Oregon, f t n t
Grand Masquerade DMI
Frank Rodman will give a grand
Mastiborade Ball on Friday night, De
cember 23, at MoTaggart & iiye'a hall,
Madras, Good music. A fine floor.
Able uiauagera, Good supper. - Every
Till you see Malloy's assortment Our new
store building is now under construction and
we must dispose of all Christmas goods by
January 1st. For the next two weeks we
will give you one bottle of Elyaian Perfume
FREE with each five dollar cash purchase
in any department. Our store is the farmers
home arid and we are the farmer's friend.
We are always glad to show our goods. We
live up to our motto : "Honest prices, courte
Illustrated Word Books.
Hook ond Ladder Trucks.
Donkey and Curt.
Tin Horns and Tops.
Doll heads, all sizes; Dolls all sizes.
Banks ; Drums and Sticks.
Kitchen Sets (tin and China).
Beds wjth Springs fot Dolls.
Backgammon, Checkers, Old Maid, Authors.
Perfumes and Toilet Articles
Milk of Almonds, Complexion Soap,
Toilet Powders, Face Powders, Face Cream,
Bloom of Youth (Persian Beautitiei).
Toilet Water, Toilet Glycerine, Cologne,
Medicated Skin Soap, Glycerine Soap,
Antiseptic Dental Powder, Manicure Powder,
Hair Curling Fluid, Quinine Hair Tonic,
Lavender Salts, Etc.
A large assortment of Perfumes in bottles
and in bulk.
All Kinds of Stationery, Candies,
Nuts Cigars and Tobaccos.
"YILL make your old furniture and woodwork
look like new and will brighten up and
give new life'and lustre to your floors at nominal
Put up in eight colors and also Clear; One
Coat is sufficient. Can be applied by anyone.
It dries over night.
ASK FOB INSTHUCTIVE BOOKLET AND COLOR 0A1D.
FOR SALE BY
T. J. JVIalloy
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