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FRIDAY, JULY lk .1904.
THE O R E a ON DA IUY J O U R ISA t
AK INDEPENDENT NEWiPAPR
rtlHt4 every erenlntT (except Sunday) And every Bunday"mornlnc at
... . : . '
EADtNQ business .men of Portland are taking, an
I -i ' Increasing interest 1 In eastern Oregon, yet
w. would be to their advantage,
If hla-Interest, were even livelier. 'And
their Acquaintance with that", region were yet more-"!!!
. tlmafe and extended, Probably; not '.one .Portland man
ut . of tejv to put ' the eae jnoderately, -could; travel
throughout eatern and central Oregon, carexuny ooery
Ing things, without being surprised,
at th iPvplnpm.nrthHt.haa taken and
at the possibilities of future development. Tola would-be
apparent even If one did not leave the -fine of railroad,, And
from what he could observe ln-The
Grande And Baker City; but hA would be still more 1m-
'. pressed and instructed If he were
vest region far back from the railroad.. In timber, in
range,- in livestock. In minerals, and,
.; rtgatlon,' In farm, orchard and garden products, eastern
' Oregon meaning; he' whole section of the state east of
the Cascade' mountains, is a region
most unlimited natural wealth, and
raw wealth's development and transformation Into pro
, ducts and cash. '" ' ',"; . t y.:'':-..'-The
population of that portion of the state Is rapidly In'
creasing', and will Increase even "more
. Are almost Invariably well-to-do and
people. ' They are moreover an active,
- lng,; progressive people, .being In this
' and a a whole, somewhat In advance, apparently, of those
of western Oregon. The trade that region Is already
'. very large 'and valuable, and will steadily -become more so.
Portland gets only a portion ot , not so much as it ought
-to get. Bo It would be good, thing If Portland jobbers
And other leading business men went to a little trouble
and expense In order, to'
-oughly of conditions and trade prospects and. possibilities
In. eastern Oregon, . and to cultivate ', a ' mare" Intimate
acquaintance with Its people. ""v
One suggestion la that a large company of Portland men
visit Pendleton And vicinity during
Fourth of. July celebration. Thls-would be well, as a be
ginning, but should not othen excursions be made, to dif
ferent points from. t1rn to timer It
' supposed that mucn might thus be
Not long ago a large number of business men of Seattle
and Tacoma visited Walla Walla,; with a view to capturing
., the trade. of that region, and If they
ure succeed. Jt was because the Walla
tjaturany tributary .to Portland. - But
. regions!, rapidly - Increasing ln population andproductaj
that are' also naturally tributary to this city,-whose trade
. goeat in part to Chicago, St Louis, Kansas City, or else:
where. v- .-j- '" ' ' ' .' " v .-'W-"'v '
; ANOTHER BLOW FOKtHB RURAL"; "
; ...i CARRIERS.:- ' r
s!rfl3 IJJ3REf IS no .department, of the public ervlce' which
I - Within Us llmlU renders a more distinct service
,. ' than the rural letter carriers. .They bring Into
closer relations, than ever before "the country districts and
-'" the towns' ThA delivery of mail keepAthe farmers Inclose
touch with what ls-golngUn over the country, with the
markets, the ruling prices and the trend
- loss of time from bis home.pr business,
to make conditions "more pleasant in
the mails are .certain, regular and
, ' At Us last session congress- voted
branch, of the postbffice service. At
privilege of doing commissions for
along the various, routes -waa taken away from the car
' . rlers.- Under the conditions that, have existed the com
missions which came from these source pieced' out the
salaries allowed "by the government
made It possible for most of the
. . should not be forgotten that, the carriers must provide-
their own vehicles as well as teams for
"""""circular, which has Just been Issued
partment, wa received. It waa taken for granted that
with the commission business cut off each of the car
rer w Jull'recelve , salary of 1 720 a year Jn thla they
will be doonied 'to disappointment,.. A a matter of fact
A graded seal baa been arranged, based-on.ne number
of miles traveled, and It goes Into e(TecVtoday. Car
riers An routes 14 miles and over In length will receive
$720; 21 to 14 mile routes will carry a salary of 1702; 22
to rt miles, 1684; II to 21 miles. 18; 20 to 21 mUea, 1648;
From 'the 'ChlcagoNews.
' Charles Emory Smith, editor; diplomat
ana saan ot ariairs. was a political en
- amy of the late Senator Quay. After
Quay had . successfully conducted the
Harrison campaign, he was consulted by
President Harrison when the latter be-
gas to think of appointment for the dlp-
' lomatio aervtee. He. wanted to rive
Smith a post, so he had Secretary 'BlaJne
sound Quay for bis opinion In the mat
ter: .Senator," esld the secretary, "you
know Charles Emory BralthT" -res.
-wee the reply,""very weiL""Would you
. care if he received a foreign appoint-
tnentT" . ."No," was the quick answer,
; "the tore! gner the better.-jrSo Mr. Smith
. went to St. Peteraburg.
A resident of Atchison, - Kan., waa
V, going to Europe ojt, business. . During
tha- voyage he and 'other passena-ers
, were annoyed by a Itostoman who talked
' a great deal about the number of times
' he had been abroad, He laid great stress
on the fact that be went over twice, a
'y'ear. "Have yeu ever been abroad 7" he
asked the man from Atchison. The lat
' . ter admitted that he was making his
. first trip. "I go over twloe a yeai1,"
said the Bnatonlan "Oh, do yeuT" re
- plied the Kansas men, and he' added,
''Have yon ever been to Omaher" The
poatonlan said he hftdn't "Well," said
the Kanaaa man, "I go there twice a
- week.'; ' . ... 7 -Lj :
A young globetrotter washoldlni
forth during a dinner In Paris about the
- loveliness of the Island of Tahiti and
- - the- marvelous twenty of the women
t . there. One of the Barons Rothschild,
1.-who-was present, ventured to Inquire
It be had remarked anything else worthy
of note in connection With the Island.
Kesentlng the baron s Inquiry, tha youth
replied: "Tea. what "etruck tn most
- waa that there .were noijewe and no
pla-s to be seen' threT,r::jShat sot"
" " etrlatwied the baron, in no wise d)s-on
rerted. TTen If yon .and-1, xo there
together FA shall make our fortunea
- iHaest Book la national tilbxaiy, ...
, . The most beautiful volume la the eon.
-, grenaloaal library at Washington is a
lttfcle which was transcribed on parch-
Mnt by a monk la tha Ktb century.
"3 h general lettering la la, the Oerman
.tu each letter Is perfectVand there Is
nst a. scratch or Llot freni lid to HA
' '.kach chapter begins with a large ljlu
JUBUSHEB BY JOURNAL PUBlilSHINQ CO.
Streets, fOTUUO, UrBgOD.
PAPER OP THQ CITY OP
IS toSO miles,
1540: il to 14
miles. .$432.. .
and to Portland',
rlers will . receive
salary was fixed
more active,, and
tlons the privilege
of the routes has
manner that" the
not to say astonished
out any trouble-
tBey coulii Mivs
Is taking place, and
Dalles, Pendleton, XA
this work. It Is
to travel through "the
slble for many of
with increasing- 1r
01 immense, ana ai
the conditions as
possibilities of that
rapidly, - And they
respect, as a rule,
Quite as little fault
the crime itself
The work so far
some further steps
example which will
lnforrn-the'mselves .very. "thor
cumstance to show
the Umatilla Indians'
faintest, tinge of '
festly a brute
dealt with tn the,
is reasonable" to be
accomplished. -. . '
even men such aa
did not in some-meas
Walla valley Is
there are other rich
any strike- or labor
duplicated in Portland.
between the labor
tractors. It -waa
only union men
enough of them at
out Interruption or
unions agreed not
during the progress
"The serulo7 lends
every respect for
I20.000.00fr for this
both sides. In spirit
the same "time, the
the fact that no
pay. for the1 people
arose, they were
up the home for
for the service and
carriers to exist. It
their work. Until a
Labor should be
by the poetofflce de
mlnated letter. In which is draws the
figure of a saint, aome Incident in whose
life the chapter tell a The book is in a.
perfect state ot preservation.
m xAnzatATioa or nu.
From the New Tork Amerioan.
Wonder Is expressed that within a
day or. two after the disaster to the
steamboat Oeneral Blocum .thousands
of men, - women and children, including
mothers with babes in their arms,
should laughiajKlr.embark.on other huge
excursion boats and go sailing up the
Hudson, and even, with bands playing
and .flags flying, speed past the dread'
ful Wreck at North Brother .Island,
wET-kv rescuers of dead bodies are
yet at work. : ,
.."Can nothing alarm these , people!"'
aska soma of the astonished spectators.
Hare they no fear at all, with subh an
awful example befoni their eyesf w"
No, tey have no-fear. The fate of
the Bloeum waa for them like a scene
hthat passes on the eture at the theater.
moving tneir sympathy, stirring their
emotions, but leavtna them nn.!,rm.H
because they do not 1 eel," that hey per
sonally ean oe in smiuar cancer. ,.'
It is an exnreaslos of the universal
and Irrepressible -optimism of the hu
man mind., without which Ufa on, this
planet would be but as a residence In
'co OCT sraarf-wAiaT eatA
. '' From the Chtoago Tiibtme.
The woman who knows how ean take
advantage of the mlamarklng of shh-t
waists to procure many a bar gal that
she -AuJMd consMev ut f the. queatloo
If She alloaud herself to be frightened
by the large si see. i, ,
Waists marked 40 and 41 era oftan
left' over, mussed, .soiled and -marked
down, which ar in ftet, none toe big
tor a person wearing a is, or even a, 44.
A, enopper who xets an her shirt waists
at half price. does it by always lnveatl
sating the marked dowa large alses.
Therare rarely. any fuller In the front
or wider across the shoulders than is
liked, , even by smaller wpmen, and
though' sometimes a little alteration of
the side seams and neck band Is neces
sary, It is more often that it Is a simple
Case of mlamarklrtx. and after washing
the only thing required is the moving
of the buttons at the wrist.- -
JNO. 2. CARROLL
The Jearoal- Ball ding Fifth and -Tamhill
61;nnoirinlIesf257rii't II miles,
miles'. 1504: 10 to 12 miles, $46$; I to 10
. -. ;' ";-' : :.
; Under this arrangement not over 10 .per cent of. the car
the .maximum salary,.. although that
by statute. (What was bad haa been
mad worse. Within strict bounds and the right regula
of doing little sendee for- the patrons
been, almost as popular as the rural de
livery itself. Indeed It. supplemented that . service . tn
patrons could best appreciate, for with
or. lss cf time and at trifling expense
. HiHlr liuie; t'uiijailifluiis ptuinptly . and
intelllgeritly, executed. But If in the wisdom. of -the gov
ernment the carriers were not to be allowed to do any .'of
slmply outrageous that their! small .salaries
should be cut down In such a way as to make It Impos
the efficient men to Stay In the service
and come out even; at the end .of the year when the cost
thetr teams And making repairs to Hhehr
venicies is aaaea lo me- orainary cosi or living, , i ne
order should promptly be rescinded or modified to meet
they actually exist,' 7 -
JUSTICE FOR GUGLIELMO. 1
most exacting could have no complaint to
the expeditious manner "that the
Qugllelmctcase has-been disclosed of in the courts.
can be found with the verdict. That
natural and perfectly logical outcome of
which was so deliberate and brutal aa to
who read of C . - - .... "
hM beert well done, but there remains
tj be taken to get tram this case an
not lead to the encouragement of mur
der In this community, With the start that haa now been
made, each successive move-should -come with the same
orderly ; ceIeflt".B'ntfl": the final xct te. thetraglc drama Is
consummated. There was Absolutely no mitigating cir
that Ougllelmo. had -in-his breast the
compassion or humanity. He Is mahl
pure and simple,- and as such should be
manner , the Uw provides and that with
as little loss of time as Is consistent with a Recent respeof
for .appearances and a rcognlUon of the rights' which
he can Justly claim under the law.:;'
ST. LOUIS SETS AN EXAMPLE.
of building1 the world's greatest expo'
- sltion, -now on exhibition at. St. Louis, was re
' markable for the fact that it was done without
disturbance, or any serious threat of
any. It is exceedingly important tnat tnia .record - oe
'record at St." Lou!A"wes the -result of
a broad-guage "compromiser'agreement made at the outset
unions and the management and con:
agreed on the part of 4 be fatter that the
by'the unions would 'be paid, and that
would be employed, provided there were
all times to carry on- the. work, with
delay.. On the othev hand the federated
to demand a further Increase of pay
of the work,Tor to object to the em
men whenever necessary to carry
it on continuously and energetIcallyrThlwa the-aub-stance
of the agreement reached. And that It was kept by
as well as In letter, Is evidenced by
difficulty was reported. If any differences
speedily and quietly settled. : v '
So far the contractors and workmen, who are building
the Lewis, and Clark exposition seem to
have proceeded harmoniously; but It Is extremely desirable
that there' should be no delaying 'and discouraging dis
agreement, and the St. pouts case may afford a useful
precedent for consideration If a disagreement should occur.
well paid, but wages must necessarily
be- within reasonable limits; union labor should have the
preference; finally, and chiefly, the work must go steadily
He Is no wise man that will quit A certainty
for an-uncertainty.- ... SAMUEli JOHNSON.
TO OOL9 Bimil, '
Prom Harper's Baser.
For the first time in culinary history
the cold dinner Is fashionable. Hereto
fore it has been synonymous with dls-
eomrort: now- It stands for all that is
most appetising and delicious for a hot
summer's -meal. There Is scarcely a
meat which Is not better cold than hot;
flsa is Infinitely more toothsome when
thoroushy, chilled, while salads and toes
are only the fitting .thing to 'complete'
the bill or rare
Clams on the' half-shell; brown-bread
and butter, V i
Cold boiled salmon; sauce tartaref-euA
i eumoers. cniaken chartreuse, . -Tongue
n asplo; tomatoes with French
-.- - 1 dressing.
- ; Pineapple salad; ' cheese wafers.
'' Kroien watermelon, '
Sttnttt steaks of salmon are the. best
to get for this fish course, unless, ; In
3eedyoa can have a whole fish; the
small outlets are easy to manage on the
platter, as they keep .their shape .well.
The chicken chartreuse Is made by boll
lng a Cup of rice, seasoning it well, and
pressing It Into a mould until it is an
inch thick all over the bottom and
sides." Then take cold chicken -cut In
small pieces the canned will do nlcVly
and make a very, rich sauce with a
cup pf cream, the yolk of an egg, the
usual thickening of- flour and - butter,'
and a spoonful of sherry, with salt and
a little, red pepper; cook this1 until It Is
very thick, stir In the chicken, and let
It Absorb-alMhe eaune Jt -wM.-rmtH the
whole mass Is so stiff It Is difficult 'to
stir; pack this Into the mold, cover
with another inch of rice, and put away
to harden; pass on a round platter with
a Droao-bladed knife and spoon.
Plnlaaders . Flocking1 lo Vnlted fttatea
- Since the decree of the csar.ln 1191
depriving the people of Finland pf their
constitutional liberty, 140,000 Flnae
hare come to -the United Statea. ' New
comers are looked out for bv the Finnish
Exiles' club at Battery park. New ToslCOn Urlu's urgency McQlffln sttended
Ten per cent of Finland's population of I
1,000,000 is now in America. . V I
- V I
. . Premium Frioe oa Whalebone.
Two and a half tons of -..whalebone
were recently sold ar Dundee at the
rate. It is understood, of 214.000 a ton,
or 11,000 a ton higher than the previous
record price. Karly last eenturythe
price wag 1125 a ton. . : - - - - -
. Have you decided hew and where to
celebrate T ., v.,.-.
A noiseless Fourth of July la a non-
lrrldiscent dream. ...
' If Judge Harmon had a y at the end
of bis naroei he . might' be a ;goo4 man
to nominate, ,
Clean up for the Fourth and then
clean up after-the Fourth.'.-Cleaning, is
a continuous .process. .
The war in Manchuria will receive
scant attention while that Democrat lo
convention is In progress.
' 'Now that Mr.-Cortelyou fs out of
the labor department, he will have to go
to work. Bustling campaign -runns.
There Is no terror In high prices to
a TTnltt Hf.t.. .r.t.rv nf the trM-
ury, witn. nia salary- ana perquisites.
The publlo baths are a nubile instl
tutlon of more Interest than any other
one to the young Amerloa bf Portland.
The literary war experts - are criti
cising Kuropatktn's strategy. Probably
h feels worse about It. than they do.
The bride Is' always a most estimable.
popular, accomplished .and beautiful
young woman. Quite often true, toe.
Next week the Democrats will shw
the country "What a real,-live polltcal
convention 'ought (or ought notT) to be.
Fsrdlcarls waa produced, but - what
would Secretary 'Hay have .done with
Kaisuil dead" If he had sot him thus
Instead T J -. -
.There are at least -enough Prohibi
tfonlsta to heM a lively and enthusiastic
convention end to be Inharmonious
therein. - ' ' ; :..
Only Jefferson's portrait" will appear
in the Democratic convention hAll. Is
he -the enly one whose Democracy la not
aououuir. . -
Few' west side people have any ade
quate conception Of the growWr of the
east side, which ere long will beat the
west side in- population. .
Now will that forest fire proclamation
ne neadearIt should be. carefully, tr
everybody to whom It applies, during
this dry spell, and sll summer.
Seventy-five per cent of the delegates
to the recent national' Republican con
vention were office-holders. - No wonder
they hurrahed, for the O. O. P.
An Everett - doctor named Red res
gain A. an Oregon Million the other day
md In one sense loet la the.aame mo
ment. Her first name is Kathryne.-1
Uncle .Russell- Sage's contribution to
the Siocum disaster relief fund was a
telephone message - Of sympathy with
the owners of the vessel, probably.
A Republican ' orator says that the
trouble Is that we have more money
than .-we know what to do with. But
he waa not. authorised to speak forall
or 'US.: ' - ., i - ,
Among thjT fools who shoot persons
mistaking- them for animals, the Idaho
man. who shot his boy,-thinking he was
a coop-robbing coyote, takes -high rank
for Idiocy. . r 'jjy-.,
There ought to be a "sane" Fourth
olSaTuly to the extent of suppressing
the deMly toy pistol, at least, and such
suppression should . not be connned . ta 1
that day, either
In ' following r his - predecessors' ex
empts lar appointing a Republican as
one of his deputies. District Attorney
Manning properly recognises the fact
that a great many Republicans voted' for
him.: u -: ; ..: . - ..
Secretary Paul - Morton will have
plenty of time and opportunity to go
down to the coast and find out what
shin looks Ilka and the - difference
between It and a railroad palahe, car or
a prairie schooner.
, BOSTOars ixoomi(i -
- From Alnsles- Msgaslna
We of Boston are apt to be credited
with- rather more than an ordinary
degree of composure and poise which
produces a certain aloofness from the
rest of the world a mental attitude
often characterised by outsiders,' espe
cially In the wes by less , dignified
titles. And the indifference. If you
please, with which these strictures from
without are received here helps to eon
Arm the impression. '
If the charges are true and we are
willing to make any concession on'thisN
subject? the reason must be looked for
that condition of serene self-com
placency which- attends .successful ma
turity. For Boston,, you must remem
ber, is nearly three centuries old. Eng.
llsh when New Tork was Dutch, eurs
IS the most venerable of sll the large
American cities. The great west Is
omposed of Individuals, aggressive and
self-assertive, who,. If you attempt any.
thing like exciustveness, will gaily bat
ter, -down your social ramparts till the
fortress of good fellowship Is taken by
The warmth of - the west comes
mainly from her newness; because she
is new she still has the roaring cama
raderie of the pioneer dare when fron
tiersmen looked - to ' one another". . not
only ror cutnpanlorTBhtp; but Jor dea
fen se against thehas&rds of a pre
carious existence which would have
made' excluslveness well-nigh suicidal.
Boston, on the other hand, long ago
outgrew her municipal baby clothes,
and we have totally lost the pioneer
spirit that cnee was ours. .The city 1s
built to stay, and wlth.lt we also stay
unto the third 'anA fourth renerationa
Out- friends flew : kites with us, read
Virgil with us, came to our "weddings
nd . win lay wreaths on our ' tombs.
Indeed, we have In the natural course
of things, rather more friends than
we think we need; so . why .collect
others? We do not lay siege to one
another., and we do not care much to
be besieged by other a Jt is' not, ouri
game. . . , ,- -;- I
.. .wv.m cxmisTXAjr, .. '
-A Boston man. a graduate of An-napolta.-recalling
his cadet days.-says
that among tha most, interesting of his
clsssmates was- Admiral Uriu and the
late Phi la MoOlfTW-Vrl wee a Chrla
tlolr and aerordtng' .to McQlffln the
only Christian . In the naval erademy.
the Toung .Men's Christian association
servlors. and the odd couple, the MtUe
Jap and the big Yankee, became Insep.
anrble chumsv The destinies of the two
were widely different. MrOIffln fought
for China In the war of 10 years ago
and probshly against Uriu. McGinn's
life closed In madness, and he died
self-slaln. Uriu has mounted to the
highest honors of hla profession.
'July L We proceeded along the north
side of Diamond . Island, where a small
ereek-r-called Biscuit creek-emptles. -At
one and one-half miles above the Island Is
a large sandbar in the middle the rivet
bey ond which we .stopped te ref resh the
men, who suffered very much from the
heat Here we observed great, quantities
of grapes and rasDberrlea Between one
and two miles further, are three Islands,
ana a creek on the south known by Jhe
French name of Renore.' The main cus
POOR OLD HORSE
; By E1U Wheeler Wilcox.)
. Several month ..ago .- the "following
clipping - was sent me -from an ex
change; . ' .' ,-'
"areenvilla, O., Jan. I. A prominent
and wealthy dry goods merchant of'thlS
city put up at public -euotlon yestfsday
at Davis A North's sale sUbles his old
family .driving horse, 'Btoney.' that he
had owned for nearly 10 years. 'Stoney
haa "been - a familiar animal on the
streets of QreenvUle kind, gentle and
faithful as a dog. - He la now 22 years
old. and was bid in by a trader at 221.
and immediately Void to Lew Wilson of
Union Ctty.-Ind., at 21 profit- - '
One cannot read these words without
a blurring of the eye and a catch at
the heart. At least one who knows any
thing about the, nature of horses. - The
horse; like the eat. ' becomes strongly
attached . to . Its home. - It- suffers with
intense homesickness' when obliged to
change locatlonA' Horses taken to new
homes . rarely eat - the food placed- be
fore them for the -first day or two, or
until hunger Compels them, to break the
last or sorrow. '. -- - .
If the same - hand and volce-eceonv
pany them to ffie new home they feel
less lonely, and sooner settle Into the
unfamiliar quarters. But when a horse
changes hemes gnd teas te"f a, after years
or service, n is little short of
tragedy, .- ' .;
A swift and painless death Is far
kinder to an old horse than such a fata
as the one recorded' above.
The Old horse and the old wife of the
ambitious and pleasure-loving man the
man without ideals or a keen sense of
duty God pity both of thomt
We have all seen the old wife, faded
younger woman. -
She 'haa' helpedHmakeher husband's
fortune .and lost her bloom and beauty
In his service. She has reared hie chil
dren and looked after his Interests and
pinched and saved to earn the name of
"good, economical wife." ,
Jhe.Httla vanlllee-and frivoltlee-of
the eex she has crushed, out,- of her na
ture, because she wanted to. be sav
ing." ' . :-r- .i ;.-: ' :'
And always she prided herself unon
being a faithful, good woman, and It
never occurred to .her. that her. lose of
youth and beauty could hxlnr a.areater
loss to her life; she knew she was the
helpmeet and comrade of her husband.
and she could no . more 'suspect him of
faithlessness than she could herself be
Were they not growing old together?
She had not noticed how much
younger her husband looked than she
It Is the way of soma wi
tlce those things.
If she' did observe hla well-nreserved.
maniyjcnarmsr she was proud of him
that was all.. .
And then by and by 'hw-fcea-an to lie
less a home man than of old. That was
owing to his Increased financial respon
sibilities, she thought. . And he had
joined several . clubs and was . popular
witn men. or this. too. she was proud.
There are women who are so constant
and true by nature that nothing short
or orutaiity can convince theinA hus
band Is disloyal Wthought or ded.
THE AIRSHIP WILL, NOT DOWN
(By Garrett Vr Servlaa) '
(Copyright, 1004, by W. E. Bunt.)
rThe approaching, contest of airships
at St.- Loulr serves to concentrato-an
unusual amount of attention upon the
problems of . aerial navigation, but. In
dependent of all artificial and temporary
stimulation of Interest, the conquest
of the air as a highway for- human In
tercommunication is a cause that finds
new .recruits and new or Improved
methods of attack every- year.
Just' now- Major Baden-Powell is
coming to the front with an elaborate
series of experiments at the grounds of
the Crysfcu Palace, in the suburbs , of
London. The problem that be haa set
himself to solve, if he can, is one that
must have occurred somewhat daunt
Ingly to tha imagination of . every one
wholiae ever -gone so far as to picture
himself soaring high In the .air.' cup-
ported, not by a balloon, but by a swift-
gIldingaeropiane, Depending ; for- Its
buoyancy upon motion alone.
Even 'a powerful eagle, circling with
widespread wings above the vast abyss
of a mountain amph 1 1 heater, .sometimes
makes' the .heart of a sympathetic
watcher leap by executing a sudden-
turn whereby It seewie to have lost Its
equilibriumand to-t plunging tor de
struction. . How much more fearful.
then, must, be the Impression of peril
produced by the wavering and balanolng
of an aeroplane on whose steadiness de
pends the life of a man, or perhaps of a
whole company of human beings? Even
Imagination one cannot represent
such -a scene with entire equanimity;
It Is -4hls problem of balanolnr.
Which- the instinct of the bird begins to
solve 'witn its nrst. night that causes
more trouble -to the experimenter In
human aviation than any other... Major
Baden-Powell Is therefore right in de
voting special attention, to It, although,
of course, he Is not the first to qo so.
Professor Lahgley. has struggled .with
the same difficulty-in hie -experiments
on the Potomac, and up to date has
failed to overcome it.- It was the loes
of. balance while la the air that sacri
ficed She -lives of Otto Llllenthal and
Percy Pllchar and that has caused many
oiner disasters.. ..: ,
- XJttle -CArlea 'Briea CBrlea.
." ' " FrptnUaa-New Tork Sun.
Thwre is a new "tahy in the O'Brien
family up In Harlem. - Mr. and - Mrs.
O'Brien ware discussing a namefor.htm.
"1 ace." said Mrs. O'Brien, "that the
Roosevelts are uslrfg Roosevelt Ag a
middle name. The O'Briens are Just as
good as the Dutch. Let's call the baby
James O'Brien O'Brien."
"Just as good!" cried O'Brien. "The
Ifleh. are three tlmee as good ss the
Dutch. We'll call -the " boy O'Brien
O'Brien O'Brien." ,
rent which Is now on the south side of
the largest 0f the three islands, ran, three
years ago, as we are told, on 'the. north,
and there. waa then no appearance of the
two smaller Islands. At four and one
half miles we reached the lower point of
a cluster of islands, -two large and twq
small, called Isles des Pares, or - Field
Islands. T PaCcaunpecan, Carya Ollvaa-
tormts-trees were, this day seen, ana
' oi r luJ-c,T
had advanced It miles.
- POOR OLD WIFE
And sethlS papr old wife ofttlmee
Isfher last person., to know .when her
husband la tired of her,-and. when he
wants a new face at his board, just as
he wants a new horse 'in hla stable. '
. He wants to make ' a show ' in the
world, to be envied by his neighbors.
for hit handsome-wife and fine equip-
- f - pages.
And thB the old horse -Is sold, and
""t Wif, ?lvorC6d- aoi P"T thn
vv.u.. fu ... mw ui.iuniM,
and-1 am sure there are many green
pastures, too, where the old horse -can
roam. In freedom and happiness, loyed
and petted by .the old wives of Paradlae,
perhapa . . ; : :
The young- horse has . no reasoning
powers to be 'appealed to'regardlng his
future. He cannot be warned -or ad-
Vised. But the young wife,' who haa
ears to hear-and eyee to see the poor
old -wife of the ambitious man,' may
take warning and avoid some of her
mistakes. - '-.''-. -r;
It Is a mistake for a wife to obliterate
herself and live wholly for her husband
and children. , , , r
When'a woman ceases to care for her
own personal appearance, and when she
crushes out all feminine "tastes and re-
Htncjutsnes-AirTimbUlons' and-desires 4n
order -tn Save mnnav tnr hn.luM
and her children, they soon grow accus
tomed to the thought that "Mother does
not .neeT to have this, or to do that,"
and setflshnesa ls the result
. While they love her for. her excellent
qualities, and tn a way appreciate her
worth, they plaoe their own desires and
neede before her and accept her devor
tion as A matter of course. . .,
Jlowevea f ond of his wife a man may
be, and however': he admires' her - moral
character, be la- better pleased when she
retains he attraction or -person,1. No
matter if he seems to be oblivious to
her lose of beauty and to be unaware of
her neglected wardrobe, yet when he
meeis oiner women wno Keep in. touclj
wuaine. customs ortha-Jayin
and -manners, he mentally compares his
wife to her disadvantage. He forgets
the cause and remembers only 'the fact
to - her disparagement. ' And when he
puta her aside- for . a ' jnore .- modern
woman, many .of his soqiAtlntanees svm-I
pathiae with him. and say, "Well, It IS
no wonder; she wiaa so old-fashioned .and I
not at all 'companionable to -her bus- I
band. He Is guch ai up-to-date man.1
Economy Is 'a virtue, but it can be
come a vice with woman or man. "To
be unworldly Is sometimes admirable
and often dangerous.-- A -wife who' Is
wise wUl keep herself In touch with the
world. lo-whlh her husband mgvesnth3
she will keep herself as well aDoareled
and as accomplished as" the women ot
ner own station whom be admires,
And . she will never efface herself or
become a "door mat" for her family.
. t i. .11 .... v.i f 1
moneys . But it th
wife will h.m .... v.r.li i,
lng a discarded Yello In her old aVe by
less seal to economise. For too often
economy of this kind by the wife ot a
man's youth . results only In savlnr
money for the enjoyment of the vounr
wife of his old age.
Major Baden-'Powelt t.... . ' v.
with An aercpni.P7whloTOd?s Z?t
specially constructed chute, in order tnl
acquire 'the 4$. Inftai
fore bein launch' I
which carries a boat containing a man
The chute leads to the shore of a small
lake In the Crystal Palace grounds, and
the aerial flight begins and ends over
the water, so that, as in Professor Lang
ley's experiments, the danger of the de
scent Is minlmlxed. Instantaneous pho
tographs of the aeroplane at all stages
of its Journey will reveal the effects
- . . . jiu
upon k or nawa or wind, aa well as ef I
'r ou"nts:ar!slng,frbm Its owd
These experiments mu loov lib.
play, to many persona, and there Is a
strong disposition to decry sues things
when they result In serious accidents
But almost every great step in the prog
ress of Invention haa begun Just as un
promising. Hardly anTbodv whn t...
ever looked deeply Into the elements of
the problem can be found readr to
.rt that It isnlubl..-
f?w h " eour' beyond almost- any
other undertaking ot human genius it
is a popular fallacy that ZZ., ..Llf'
tlons spring full-grown intj the world.
Every one that' has ben n tad hunu...ii-
has been the product of long, laborious.
discouraging and sometimes deadly ex.
perlmentatlon. -.- ,
In accordance with a curious law of
the human mind, the recent successes
achieved In submarine navigation have
strengthened the fa1thv.of the belterere
ln practical aerostation. 'As our eon-
quest of the realm of the fishes pro-
eeeds, we shall have more enura.
conquer that of the birds also. Achieve-
ment leads te more and greaser achieve-
ment The thing done alw.v. h...
a standard of victory, fluttering ahead
..J ir v"?m nne, ana inspiring with I
tne-breath of suocess tft. ikinn . . I
to oe dona.'. ; I
"AA Dr,,Btv w cannot get safely no
In the air except with the . M .
- . - - SI Uflgf I
of buoyant gaa. Bat the age of the bal
m "J." p","'w n1 th "Pl1 Iton
will arrive with tha shin that- I
between the tree tops and the clouds hy I with the Idea that that other fellow '
virtue of energies made captive by hu. J thought I meant my friend and has clrcu
man genlua ; - - - - . l Ih-t throua-h the ri..h. i .m a-.i...a
Front Bribery to Theft,; , (
From the Washington Post ;
A Missouri congressman writes-to a I
Weshlngton -friend that on account of
the depressed condition of his finances J
he will have to steal his 'e-olectlor, this
year instead of buying it
That XJttle "If."
If It really cost every time
throw a stone at an auto, or UOO to
overspeed one the streets would be safer.
Iew York World; - '" :
Dufur haa a street sprinkler. ;
Prairie City, needs a steam laundry.
Rosaburg Eks will build a two-story -
A La Orande man drove to Sumpteir '
with a load of $00 chlakans. '
A Haines, brick yard will be extended
to a capacity ot 268.000. -
LIrge' amounts of Lincoln county rail ' ;
road lands are being sold, "
A stage rate "war Is on between La '
Grande and Wallowa county towns. -
i Much road work U being done In Linn
icounty. especially in the Tlclnlty of Solo.
- t--Artlngton"wafehouses handled over-a
I . ..
Isaac Hutchinson, who lust died, aked
20, was the- first sheriff of Linn county,
in 1842. ."'... ; , .
Several new buildings' are going up''
it Dufur, which will soon be a railroad
An Elgin man walked 40 mlleg to
Walla Walla." rather than chase after a
horse to catch him. .. .' .,
mt BO n AAlintfy Ice. srskfrf 1na iaimi arvni4 '
roads, and the taxpayers are glad to
spsna money in this way.
- , ' v
Morrow county farmers will have
money to loan after harvest-also those V.
0f other eastern Oregon counties. . , '
. ; C '."
. The RhtueAart . reunion in. Union
countly colttprlsed 12 Rhlneharts and
relatives besides Invited outsiders.
The Weston brickyard made i:Mf
reoosd the other day in turning out "
2,000 brick In- 4 hours and to minutes.'
i . . . -..'.'.-
dTTstlna Clark Parrlsh died In Uma-S
tllla county, aged 102 years and 4 daya '
She came to Oregon , in J249. living Tii -
VamhlU-eountr till lT. . , - '
' l- ' ' " ' ' .zZL
The superintendent of the Umatilla
"fwunty poof farm broke hp Its hardpan"
I ana euKaii tainiea euriace witn flvna.
mum, am sou. oeneatn oeing ncn, and I
now . raising nne crops , or -airaua-on
thq land. , .. , .. . . . ...
Tns stage was struck by llahtnlna '
Friday afternoon near" . Whtteblrd. and
both atage horses were killed instantly. .
Three passengers and the driver who
were In the state at the time all re
ceived a severe shock, from which they
have since suffered' violent- headaches.
Sliver Lake ,-Oregonlan: These
warm days, when almost everyone has ' '"
moved Into the hills, Jt is then that
we find it hard scratching for locals, "
and if we are caught in the act of
manufacturing a few . "two-liners" . '
don't think ua-the worst person hr ttre-r--
world. but think -well of ua for having
the ability to do so. . . . .
.The Weston Leader Invite hat vest-'
4ra In tha lumiunilln mnntr ta mm.
there and tank un with wtr... h
city has enough water this year to
supply a city of four-or Ave times Its
population. In fact, an enormons ouan-
ttty.icoes to waste throush the over
flow pipe, out of which a stream as big -
as a man's leg plunges down the hllN.
side into .Fine creek. A 00-gallon
tang oan be flllea In eight minutes.
'eri&nHevfew: If some of those
owning farms near, the city would cut
them up Into small tracts they could
realise a good price therefor. Not a.
week passes but' we have inquiries at
tnl" offlCB- tor mall' tracts of land near
enough, to bur city to allow children to
' our fine school,
but we know of no such placea It -
this section If all the large farms were .
divided and thus brought Into a higher
state of cultivation.
Dairy correspondence ' of the Klam
ath. Falls Express: Two young men.
supposed to-be the Gates brothers, the
train robbers, stayed at the Smith place
on the night of the 21st They came
some time In the night and stayed in
the barn. Saturday morning they came
to the house and ssked for breakfast '
to tne nouse ana ssxea lor breakfast
! ' . . HVhll. ..
oln,r . 'WV lMlr D1,,
rectly north. They were at the Harrl-.
eon Brown place Friday evening.
Advice to the Lovelorn
ST BXATKIOI rjJXfAX
Dear Miss Fairfax I' have been very
much interested in a certain man ever
since I first met him a few years ago. He
Is now 23 years old. I think he liked' me,
too, at first, .
One evening at hla club's country house
we met and when his family left he-saw
them off, saying he would return In a
few fhTfintee and go .back to the city with
us- latr.My parents refused to wait
after . five -or ten minutes, as It wai
ve -or ten minute, as It wai
!?"nf ",d-u?hh',! VJ
gone home with his mother, after all. I
nverJL.a. 111 m.ucn ,ater tnM "? hH
eom bclt ln ten minutes or so and could
fln,1 1 1 n'fatn,!r
JtP'ln but I know my friend was never
,oM tn,t i d'd Z0 wmnt t0 'v '
nl"nt " ' Protested - vigorously
H wa BTer so friendly after
tnat but th tlm 1 Mw hlm ovr
retL KK' h ""d to resent something :
deeply and was very formal. Last fall I
wot t9- lm business . address,
asking If he WSg' offended, and telling
him Just how I had-alwava felt ahaut
th aff,r t the club. Now I have
learned that he Is settled In business out
west and has been there elnr. inm.)
1 aon,t know whuther he ever got that
letter, just Deiore i last saw, mm I hsd
mM tn another man . ... .....
that some msn are In reaiw faiMi, imi
cads who are thought highly of by most ""
w.-i.n1a mnt that T Vn. .. ... .w..
t'" w aaisnvw arv'saiey Viro III lilt .. i .
club like that To change the subject I
asked rather suddenly Jf he knew this
r,i.n4 nln. t v.... k .
to know If that Is so and to know If he
ever get my. letter. "Now, ought I te
write again or notT
. " in7 tB 7,c-ln? of clrcum"
tongue run away' with your good sense..
In talking to anyone, as you say you did
of One person to another. Tou see ln a
case like that one le apt to make his
own deductions, aa the young man you
mere talklng to did. Tou mlsht wrlie .
again, but think it over carefully before
doing so. .It may be that the man Is of
an unforgiving nature and though he re
ceived your letter would not answer It