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: PORTLAND, ORE., JULY 24, 1902
PRE8ERVE THE TIMBER.
.'V. The announcement that the..- Federal
' Oovemment proposes to set aside- a Um
bar reserve In Eastern Oregon will create
oppositloa. However,, it la commendable.
The future'' climatic and meteorological
conditions of the state require auch re-
nr. and that It be set aside at once.
It really should not be necessary
elaborate auch a proportion. The factJ
ahould by- thla time be familiar to all
Intelligent people. It ahould not be neces
sary to cite' the fact that removal of
' forests Influences climate and affects
water supplies, and alters the entire slt
" nation In" ail respects that concern beat
. and cold. 1
- These facta ahould long ago have Bee-
' fixed In the public mind, as well as tha
t a given quantity of stanoing timber will
be exhausted If there be no measures to
compel Its preservation.
It Is In recognition of a well settled
truth that thla Eastern Oregon forest re-
eerve has i been decided upon by the gov
Perhaps the best Illustration of the Idea
.- la found In Oermairy. ' .Years ago, the
timber supply was practically exhausted
and "It waa discovered that serious
drouth and Hoods resulted. The govern
ment took steps to compel restitution.
and reaulred that a timber was cut
from, the forests youn trees must be
set out , The result was that the timber
was renewed, and thBftdrouths and floods
occurred no more than whelk the condl
. tio'ns of nature existed previously to the
; Inroads of the lumberman.
Numerous Instances could be cited. It
I desirable that Eastern Oregon be saved
' from auch an experience, hence It Is
. thaf the Eastern Oregon timber reserve
-la a. wise move.
f. melodrama is o be written at Seat
le with two artists there, and James J.
Montague, of the New York Journal, aa
collaborators. At least auch an inference
to to be drawn from a recent letter from
Seattle sent by Mr, Montague, who has
"lately signed a contract with the big
Gotham paper to go to the metropolis and
continue the good work there that he
baa don here for some years.
The melodrama is to tell the story of
Tracy and Merrill, and Is to be produced
upon the stage In the chief city of Waah
infton state. It will run more hundred
night than ever before drama ran. It
will run at a winning pace, too, and "9.
v R.; O." signs will be needed from the
time when first the curtain rises until'
It has fallen upon the last blood-curdling
. scene that shall have been enacted.
For,' Tracy is tha one thing just now
that fill uie public eye, albeit In that
he la in the public eye only In imagina
tion, and does not put In a very tangi
ble occupancy of that popular optic.
Every newspaper in the United States
has had Tracy featured on the first pages
ever since he demonstrated that he Could
, keep cut of the hands of the people of
two states. And, with so general adver
tisement, anything that bears the brand
of, Tracy will do well:
However, The Journal has a sugges-
1 tion, offering It gratuitously. ' Let Tracy
' be signed for the title role, and let him
Illustrate his military methods upon the
stage, and then will Lincoln J. Carter
and his plays have been eclipsed. Tracy
in the cast would Insure patronage. .The
play writers cannot afford to throw'
. away this suggestion, although It come
.'from one who Is outsici of the realm
'. Wherein 'the Muses of Hlstrlony reign.
' BUREAU OF INFORMATION.
Sn th settlement of the, great West,
advertising la just now the chief consld
. erattott. The movement started by Mr.
j McKlnncy of the' Harrtmao line and
forwarded by the Chamber of Commerce,
? with, the 0 Intelligent assistance of the
'secretary, Henry r"St Reed,; promises to
result beneneia&y, -' It Is noticeable that
'the people are awakening- to the needs of
the situation," and it! la to be assumed,
r that henceforth .Oregon wilj not suffer
from, proper attention to thlj matter..
; V. M. KlUtngswortn, vice' president of
Ue PerUaad J&oard ef Trade, advocate
the establishment ef a bureau of informs'
tion, with money1 appropriated front the
State Treasury to support It However
clt liens may view - the . proposition to
create such an Institution, there Is no
doubt that Mr. Kllllngsworth baa spoken
truly when he asserts that Oregon needs
very much, the dissemination of accurate
Information regarding Its resources and
The O. R. N. Industrial agent, ft. C.
Judson. has heretofore been practically
the only bureau of information that was
actively at work along thla line, but it Is
not to be expected that a whole state
shall turn over to the agent ot a railroad
a work of such atupendous proportions.
The Idea of the present movement is
fliat each .portion of the state shall bear
its share ot the expense, and collect
facts relating to the advantages to be
gained by those who come to this state
to look (or permanent locations.
The suggestion of Mr. Kniingsworth is !
quite timely, and deserves consideration
by every one. j
THE EVENING PAPER FOR, PORT
Here is a proposition to the people of
Portland regarding the better evening
newspaper for Portland people to read:
Tha Journal la independent of all other
publications; has no string attached to
It, and Its existence assures that there
will be no monopoly of newspaper ex
pression In this city and state by any In
terest that shall have absolute control
of all general exploitation of views or
statement of fasts, political, commercial
and social. In short, It solves the prob
lem of that objectlonal absolutism that
has heretofore created a virtual news
paper trust In Portland and the state at
large. .. .
The Journal believes that there ta
reason why Portlandars especially may
better read The Journal, when buying an
evening paper, and that reason Is:
Competitive evening papers here will in
the nature -of- the-ease be either -reprinta
of morning papers, or. If anything appear
in those competitive evening papers. It
will certainly appear In the morning pa
per the next day. In order to secure
impartial view of facts and events in
short, to hear both stdesMt will there
fore be necessary to read The Journal.
There w(U be in it nothing that bears
the stamp ot control by some other pub
lication that directs its utterances and of
which It is In large part a reproduction.
The Journal is absolutely ' free from all
CITY OFFICERS' RESPONSIBILITY
It Is fortunate that there has been a
tendency to place the responsibility for
the control and punishment of vice where
It belongs upon the shoulders of those
who were elected by the city, Instead ot
upon those who were elected by the larger
sub-dlvlslon of governmental authority.
the county. It is manifestly the province
of the city rather than the county, aa
The Journal has already set forth at
There will be no dispute over the prop
osition by any well-informed person. . It
is obviously consistent with the proper
conception of law, both statutory and
It is to the good of Portland that dls
cusslon has ensued, and that there is a
disposition to discover means whereby
practioal reforms may be accomplished.
Difficulties lie in the way of those who
would do this. But that they are Imper
ative goes without tha saying. The
arousal of public sentiment on the sub
ject la well-timed.
SELECT MEN ABOVE REPROACH
It Is announced that It la the intention
of the President to select men of known
probity as members of the Isthmian Ca
nal Commission. If he succeeds In doing
this, and the men In whom he places his
confidence prove to be above reproach.
then will the American people be more
inclined to believe that the action of the
recent Congress anent the canal was not
a political job.
At this time, there is a well defined sus
picion that there were some "niggers in
the woodpile" from which was selected
the material for that bill. It was bruited
that Mr. Hanna, ' as the father of the
Panama measure was not far from certain
Interested persons who might profit from
While the people have confidence in Mr.
Roosevelt, they have not yet learned to
trust Mr. Hanna implicitly, and there
fore It is that they suspect the sincer
ity of the movers for the Panama deal.
Good men on the commission will make
much difference in the public opinion on
The Journal believes that Mr. Chamber
lain is competent to select a successor
for the office of District Attorney, when
he himself shall enter the gubernatorial
chair next January. There are several
applicants, and from them he will pick
a good man. His judgment han always
been good heretofore, and there is no.
reason to expect that he will fall In this
instance. The Journal looks for the
naming of a proper man for the place,
and taluks that he know a little more
about it than any one else.
An Interesting fact has been brought to
light regarding th sweatshops that the
better grade of clothing Is made there
rather than the Cheaper. Cheap clothing
Is made In well-lighted and regulated fac
tories, while the better grade is made by
piece work, hence Is taken" to sweat
shops, where -disease germs prevail, and
conditions are fearfully destructive &
health of worker and. therefore, to pur?
chaser of the goods. There, are few is
sues more Important than that of the
sweat-shops,' and, perhaps, with this fact
here cited before the people's minds, It
may jar them somewhat into more earn
est 1 consideration of the matter; K
If there Is any lingering doubt that the
steel trust Could be kept alive without
the fostering care that was provided un
der the "Infant Industry" plea of the
ultra-protectionist, refresh your mind
by reading the report ef Charles Schwab,
on the company's holdings:
.Iron and Bessemer ore properties,
1100.000,000; plants, mills fixtures ma
chinery, equipments, tools and real es
tate. $300,000,000: coal and coke fields
87.589 acres). tlOO.OOO.OOO; transportation
properties, including railroads", cars and
locomotives, shfos, etc., $80,000,000; blast
furnaces, $48,00 000; natural gas fields.
$20,000,000; limtone properties, $4,000,000;
cash and casl assets on June 1, 1902, $14$,-
271,000. Totall $1,400,291,000.
Seattle pttfers are cited to read the
Chicago Jotnal of recent issue, in whiob
the officer of the State of Washington
are called cowards for not going in and
taking Tracy. The Chicago paper thinks
a few policemen from, the windy City
would get the convict in a jiffy. It Is up
to Seattle scribblers to defend the name
of their officers for courage and daring,
The East apparently thinks. If the Chi
cago Journal be a criterion by which to
judge, that Westerners have been trav
ellng under false colors In the past when
they pretended to be such dashing, dare
Out of 77$ automobiles In Chloago. only
Ave are listed for the tax that is imposed
upon such property In that city. The to
tal value of the 775 Is about $750,000, and
practically all ot this escapes paying
Into the City Treasury, the amount re
quired by law. It la proposed to go after
them, and - rtWiPiWayiBent. The
autos range In price from $500 to $11,000,
and a safe average Is $1000 each, easily
bringing up the total to $750,000. -
Senator Lodge thinks that by election
of United States Senator by direct vote
of the people there will be a greater cen
trallxatlon and with giant strides. If
any one can invent a regime under which
centralization will advance with any
strides more resembling those of giants,
let him speak. At this time there Js do
lng a rather good business In tha giant
stride line by the trusts.
Secretary Moody of the Navy portfolio
refuses to let clerks out early to witness
the baseball games. Mr. Moody la aw
fully cruel. He ought to know that
clerks working for tha government should
have special privileges over other clerks,
and that they wh6 take government pay
are not presumed to earn it so closely
as do others. ' '
THE EVENING NEWSPAPER
The increase in the circulation. Influ
ence and prestige of the evening news
paper during the last decade Is thephe-
nomena of newspaperdom.
This statement Is not a haphasard one.
It Is confirmed by the United States cen
In 1891 there were two evening news
papers printed to every morning news
paper. In, 1900 there were three evening
newspapers printed to one morning news
.Has the demand for the morning pa
pers fallen oft or the demand for the
evening papers Increased? Both.
The afternoon paper Is the paper of the
masses. The merchant and the profession
al man read the morning paper, but these
are a Very small proportion of a newspa-
per"s constituency. And even they scan
The evening paper Comes to the home
at the leisure hour. The head of the
house, the wife and the children all
have time to read It. Together man 'and
wife discuss the news and plan the next
day's program, whether of pleasure or of
It is for this reason that the evening
newspaper is sought as an advertising
medium. It reaches the larger number
of the purchasing public at a time when
they have leisure to read and digest.
in every city in the United States,
save possibly New York, the evening
newspaper Is outgrowing the morning
editions. St. Paul News.
Cuss Worde From a Sewer Pipe
a sewer pipe in the rear of the reel
dence or Mrs. Mary E. Allen, Decatur
street, has been attracting considerable
attention on account of strange sounds
Issuing therefrbm. Mrs. Allen heard dis
tinctly the voices of men' and women and
also the cries of a baby. Numerous other
persons attracted, there have also heard
the -same. It is believed the sounds come
from a house near an open sewer a half
mile away. The men are .very profane.
She that was myself went by.
L.ong ro ana long ago.
Light, of foot and gay of eye.
Oh, the path was green and high
Roses nodded row on row
She that was myself went by.
Swift she went and happily, v
Like a cloud the spring winds blow
Light of foot and gay of eye. 1
Old with many griefs I sigh, 1
Youth is winged. Time is slow ;
She that wan myself went by.
Vain the summons, vain the cry
She will never turn I trow.
Light of fcot and gay of eye,,
'J. . ... , . .
Here alone ait Age '.and I"'
Since that day when, -watching so; " "
She tht was myself Wn by. r 1 - -Light
of foot and gay of eye.
Theodosia Garrison, in Ufa,
TALKS WITH VISITORS
PROMINENT B13WCHGRASS MER"
'.'., . CHANT.
R. Alexander, one of the most promi
nent merchants of Eastern Oregon, Is
here from hla home in Pendleton, a guest
at the Imperial. Mr. Alexander speaks a
trifle boastfully, yet no doubt truthfully,
of the material prosperity that has come
to his Dart ot tha Inland Empire. "We
think that Umatilla County Is the heav
lest producer of actual wealth per capita
of all counties Iti Oregon," said he, '
he stopped for 4 moment In the midst ot
a chat with his old friend. Phil Met-
schan, who controls the destinies of the'
Imperial Inn, "and we have the figure
to prove it. It la not a case of 'flgurea
don't He, but liara will figure,' either,
but it has been demonstrated that our
county actually raises more stuff that
sells for gold for Shipment out from
the county to Other markets than any
other county on the Pacific Coast. 1 rea
lise that I am risking my reputation for
veracity when I make so radical an as
sertion, but I have a few dollars In my
pocket that I will place on odds against
a number of doughnuts that what I say
la true." Mr. Alexander owns a depart
ment store In Pendleton, and Is one of
the big factors of the bunchgrass town.
PIONEER COAL BURNER.
J. W. Boals, of Mayger. was rn town
last evening, enjoying a well-deserved
vacation from his work of coal burning,
Mr. Boais has been the source of supply
for nearly all the charcoal consumed by
the canneries of the lower Columbia for
the paat JO years, and is regarded by the
packer as One of the most important
elements which contribute to their suc
cess. To The Journal Mr. Boals re
marked: "I Intend to quit Coal burning. I have
sold that portion of my holdings upon
which I have conducted the coal business.
and am now about ' to depart for other
Held. There used to be some profit In
the coal-burning business, but those con
dltlons no longer prevail." , ,
JUDGE DOAN SEES LIGHT.
Judge J. B. Doan, of Columbia County,
accompanied by Mrs. Doan, after spend
in the day in the city, departed for their
home at Rainier last evening. The Judge,
who has served In his official capacity for
over six years, and who has always man
ifested keen interest in' the successful
conduct of the business affairs- of the
county, while regretting that his county
has beon victimised and subjected to the
heavy expense of prosecuting, and execut
ing a character for murder, enters upon
the work of replacing the county to its
former good financial condition with
teal that warrants the statement that the
loss will soon be retrieved.
"The extraordinary, good condition of
all matters of a commercial nature,'
raid tha Judge, "warrants the belief that
we will soon recover from the loaa sus
tained. All of our enterprises ara ot such
a character that It takes more than
setback like murder trial expenses to
Jaunt us. Everything Is business thrift
and progress with ub, and! we are going
forward In a satisfactory way."
NORTHERN MINING COUNTRY.
L. A. Richards, of Kettle Falls, Is
guest at the Perkins. Mr, Richards comes
from a section- of the- country of which
not a great deal la now said, the excite
ment of mining in his region having
worn off and the people settled down to
the real work of developing the mineral
properties. Kettle Falls Is on the ex
treme upper Columbia, only a few miles
below- the crossing of the Red Mountain
railroad, on its course to Rossland, B. C,
"At our point," said Mr, Richards, "is
where the Great Northern is expected
to cross the Columbia, headed for Re
public, one of the best mining camps in
the Northwest. When the road reaches
the camp there will be great opportuni
ties for the profitable investment of cap
Ital in all lines of mercantile pursuits
That portion of Washington la forging
to the front very rapidly. We have not
only vast mineral wealth but our agri
cultural possibilities are also very great.
We claim to have more and better op.
portunltles for becoming the center of
great commercial activity than any other
Dart of Northeastern Washington."
VISITOR FROM PRINEVILLE.
L. A. Booth, of Prinevllle, has been in
the city for a day or two, enjoying- the
sights of the city and the relief which
comes through the prevailing ocean
breeses In the latter part of the day. Mr.
Booth Is one of the most prominent busi
ness men In Crook County, and la very
enthusiastic in regard to the futre of his
part of the state.
"Up our way," said Mr. Booth, "we do
not pay any attention to anything but
sheep, wool and cattle. Of course, for a
while this year we were taking a hand
In politics. We had the honor of having
one of our most distinguished citixens
nominated for office, a very Important of?
flee, too, and we laid aside everything
else for the time being to do our duty In
electing J. N. Williamson to Congress.
The condition of the country up bast is
all that could be desired from a commer
cial standpoint. We are prosperous to a
very satisfactory degree."
By His Own Efforts, "
Joax Young Simpkln has at last suc
ceeded In carving out a fortune by his
Hoax Why, I was under the impression
that he married an heiress.
Joax So he did, but he had to cut out a
dosen other fellows before taking up his
residence on the sunny side of Easy
street. Chicago Newa.
Changed Her Mind.
In an edifying way;
She believed all.Mra. Eddy
And her science book did say.
She Indorsed the proposition
That there really was no pain;
The creation or Jho brain,.
She went one day out riding, . "
With her mind upon- these facta, .
So intent She never noticed
She was near the railroad tracks;
Rut when the horsea ran away
Andihrew her .'gainst the fence, .v
She eenf quick for tha doctor - '"
And used, her common sense.
- -Byron- P. Stlllman.
"JUST GOES ON WORKING
- Borne people will remember the case of
Col. Henry W. Howgate, at one time
chief f the signal service division of the
regular army, says Chicago Journal
Washington correspondent. Ha lived In
WaahInton .t in an expensive manner,
maintained a beautiful house, bad a
library celebrated for ita rare editions,
and wa oultiyated and sought after as
man of , talent and rare social charms.
Ha wae married and the father of a beau
As la- usual In such cases no one sus
pected anything until the explosion came.
Then It was discovered that he waa main
taining another establishment and a wo
man, was1 etnbezstln the government'
money' Intruiited to him, and was thor
oughly 'bad. He fled. He disappeared;
dropped out entirely. All efforts to dis
cover bia whereabouts proved futile. He
was generally supposed to have gone to
South America or Africa. Finally he was
believed to be- dead.
Yeara afterward he turned up in New
York city as the proprietor of a little old
second-hand book shop. He was so chang
ed -that his best friend would hardly know
him. From being a fashionable smart
young officer, he was now an old broken
gray-bearded man. The law took Its
course; he went to the penitentiary, and
finally he died.
SEQUEL TO THE) HOWOATE AFFAIR.
Now comes the sequel. At the time of
the scandal the daughter was just about
to make her debut. She waa young", beau
tiful, and accomplished. Her father1
disgrace and flight left her and her moth
er with no means for support. Friends
proved scarce, and there was a ion time
when the two supported themselves by
the quiet sale of a book or a piece of
furniture from the house. Finally the
daughter secured a place In the govern
ment service at a very small salary. But
ptlll the mother and daughter appeared
In most straitened circumstances. For
yeara they dragged on an existence which
was very close to starvation. Many peo
ple wondered what became of the salary
which the young woman earned. "
Twenty years- elapsed before the secret
was disclosed. From the beginning the
daughter never wavered In her fidelity to
her father. She was In communleatTon
with him during all the years of his ex
ue. csne sent nearly hair her meager
earnings to aid In his support; . for the
book shop was a little more than a blind.
Then, In addition to the money which she
contributed to her father's support. Miss
Howgate kept up the premium on a small
life Insurance which her father carried.
Not long ago Howgate died. Now be
hold the seal of the government to avenge
Ita pilfered treasury. By process of law,
all duly formal and proper, the Depart
ment of Justice stepped In and took pos
session of the insurance money, as part
ot tne estate of the late deceased, to
make rood, In part, the funds which he
had stolen many years before, and the
daughter he is wrinkled and old, and
just goes on working.
Verily the mills of the gods grind slow
ly; and sometimes they seem to grind the
BURGES WAKING UP.
Bometning there Is very touching In
the faith which Inspires the Burgeols In
the future of their ancient city. For
centuries it has lain, as It were, under
some terrible ban, while all the time
Its silent mansions with their rich, fan
tastic architecture, Its deserted streets,
its Idle quays, and Its untroubled waters
nave tow of a glory tnat is past. At
last the spell has been broken. It is
to be "Bruges la morte" no" longer, but
Bruges very much awake. Given a re
vival of the old conditions, the fortunes
of Bruges, once the mart of Europe, may
be repaired. The new spirit first made
Itself manifest In an' effort to. revive
local arta and industries, and the result
has been so far good. This is not all.
It Is not forgotten that at the zenith of
ita greatness Bruges was a. great seaport
largely through neglect the channel was
allowed to slit up, and, of course, the
sea reireatea, . ana civ" aiscords com
pleted the mischief, which ended in the
ruin of Bruges. As the result of the
new movement that has swept over the
life ot the province, the project waa con
ceived and begun of restoring communi
cation with the sea. ; This is no incon
siderable undertaking a ship canal' some
six or aeven miles long and wider and
deeper than that between Eastham and
Manchester. The outlet at Heyst Is In
tended aa a port of call for fast ocean
ships, thua relieving Antwerp of aome
of Its crowded traffic, while Bruges Itself
la to become a great center of distribu
tion over the railway system of Europe
with which the city Is connected. The
Bands at the outlet were considered to
be lesa ahifty than usual on this part
of th coast, nevertheless they have
been a source of much trouble, and. other
obstacles that were never looked for
have been met with. Croakers there are
who predict nothing but failure for the
whole business, but, despite these and
all other discouragements, the work Is
being pressed forward with admirable
energy, and next year, or certainly the
year after, will aee the canal opn for
tramc. rue expense is oeing oorne Dy
the state, aided by local funds. Man
THE FRENCH IN CANADA
Marlon Erwln of Georgia, the United-
States District Attorney who has for a
year past been following up the Gov
ernment case aga(nst the Paynors and
Green, is now In -Washington. -He
wouldn't talk to reporters on that case,
however, but did. say thla:
"In Montreal and Quebec I have be
come acquainted -with many Frenchmen
and have learned much concerning tbeir
attitude toward Great Britain. The edu
cated French people In Canada realise
that the provinces are practically inde
pendent of England and have control of
thflF'Own affairs. One Frenchman said:
to me that the people of Canada enjoy
the benefits of the magnificent consular
system of Great Britain without being
compelled to pay to maintain -It. He
explained that the consular sy stern Is Of
Inestimable value to the commercial In
terestsof Canada, and - remarked that
only a very short-sighted man would
seek to have Canada cut loose from a
nation which can be of auch great bene
fit te I ... ...
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WHIRL OF THE WORLD.
OLD SHOES TRANSFORMED.
Old shoes are not waste from the stand
point of modern Industry. After they
have done their service and are discarded
by the first wearers, a second-hand deal
er restores the worn shoes to something
like their former appearance, and they
are sold again, to be worn a little by the
poorer classes. .
When the shoea ar finally discarded by
them they are still good for various pur
In France such Bhoes are bought up in
quantities by rag dealers and sold to
factories, where the shoes are first taken
apart and submitted to long processes,
which turn them Into paste, from whlcn
the material is transformed Into an Imi
tation leather, appearing very much like
the finest moroocp. . .
Upon this material stylish designs are
stamped, ejtnd wall paper, trunk cover
Ings and similar articles are manufac
tured from It.
DEVILS OF W ALAMO.
In the region of the Upper Nile Is a-
district known as Walamo, which ia said
to be Infested with devils. An American,
Mr. Whltehouse, . and an Englishman,
Lord Hlndltp, have organized an expedi
tion for the exploration of that region
and of Abyssinia, and the American
with true Yankee pluck, intends to spend
time in Walamo, to see If he cannot find
out ;why the natives believe that the dev
ils are there, and Incidentally bia investi
gations may Increase our knowledge of
geography and of anthropology.
SCRIPTURES IN JAPAN.
Thirty years ago In Japan the scrip
tures were printed secretly and copies
were sent out only after dark. Those who
were engaged Upon this work 'did It at
the risk of their Uvea. Now there is a
Christian printing company at Yokoha
ma, issuing the scripturea not only In
Japanese, but in Chinese, Thibetan, Ko
rean, and two dialects of the. Philippine
Islands. Last year there were circulated
In Japan alone over 138,000 copies.
NO YOUNO MAN.
News comes from Budapest that the
quaint ceremony of bestowing1 the silver
rose of virtue to the most Innocent maid
en above IB In the County of Solymar will
be - abandoned this year because, while
there are maidens In plenty, there are no
marriageable young men In the county
that would fit the requirements. The
crowned maiden, according to th stat
utes, should at the same time be formal
ly betrothed to a worthy peasant boy and
receive a considerable dowry,
The Supreme Court has given a final
decision Ujf favor of- cremation, ordering
that the ash) of cremated persons ar
entitled .to Christian burial in publla cem
eteries, whether they be controlled by re-,
liglous sects or pot. - Both the Catholic
and Lutheran churches fought for years
against the admission of ashes. . They
wouldn't permit them even to be depos
ited In private vaults. By tha decision
the church authorities are ordered to pay
the costl j)f the entire proceedings.
amounting to nearly 20,000 marks. - They
even have to pay the lawyer engaged on
the winning side, - ; y ':-
IN LONDON TOWN.
London 1 the central market, hot only
of Britain, but of the world, and In her
shops may be bought many things of he
very existence Of which the man in the
street may go through life without being
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Now; is- the ,
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Dental : Parlors
Sts., Portland, Ore
alMD - Broduelaa asrants ar eoaalaa.
Can make cooking in Summer m
pleasure by using
suoh as eve. furnish. Just think!
No coal or wood, to carry; no
ashes; no dirt; a cool kitchen, autd
less expensive than tha old way.
.Think It over and come la and
talk It ever with ua.
tth and Yamhill ata Portland, Or.
aware. Earwigs, for instance, are usu
ally looked for of an East End firm which
makes apeolalty of supplying natural
history specimens. live earwigs ara
quoted at 50 cents 'a dosen. Crickets are
the same price, but ant lions are 10 eenta
a piece, and horseflies are of equal value.
Bumblebees are tor sale by th same firm
at I cent a piece, and "true wasps" at
75 centa a dosen. Garden snails not the
variety that la eatenare only eente a
piece. Some eecentrlo people use these
little creatures for cleaning th outside of
dirty window panes. Certainly the track
left by snails across a pan la always
particularly clear and bright
SHE WORE SOCKS.
A rlchly-attlred woman was, driven la
her brougham up to the curb In front
of a fashionable Jeweller's establishment
on Chestnut street yesterday morning.
The footman hastened to open the car
riage door for her, but as she alighted .
her skirts caught on the hinge, and there
wa a generott display of lingerie and
hosiery. 80 conspicuous wa the lnci-'
dent that the attention of the passers,
by waa attracted, and people could nol
help but notice and comment upon the
fact that the woman, Instead ef wearing
stockings, had on white socks, such at '
little children wear. This accidental dis
play was startling, to say th leaat. On
man who took in the situation, did not,
seem surprised. He Is employed In
store where much hosiery Is sold;
"Lots of women are wearing half-hose
now," be said. "I suppose coolness is th
object to be desired, but this Woman hai
demonstrated that an exposure la some-
times bound to occur; Still, that wouldn't
happen often. How do they keep 'em upl
Why, with garters, of course garter
such as men wear, only much lights!
and more delicate. Philadelphia Record,
are most appreciated by
those who by neglect
have lost them. Because
a tooth is decayed it does
not always follow that it
must be taken out, We
in our practice avoid ex
traction when ever pos
sible. We save by our
method many teeth that
others would extract.
DR. B, E. WRIGHT
a AND A88OCIATES
Hours: I A. M. to 8 P. M., and
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Telephone North HOT. ,.'
341 J Washington Street
. Corner 6eventh