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rt"1CNOWLEpQE OF-OREG0NJN'TK EAST
; VTUEIUC S some conflt In the
' " tC y 0 format Jdrr about- Oregon, in.- w
VA hUr.' Pinncy," whoa letter to The Journal wu
fyWentIy published and commented,. oiC represented the
' , fact to be that Oregon waa alnfoat totally unknown.
" i Unheard of. from Chicago eastward, and he only reiterated
. i Jrttal baa been stated by others, bn the other hand there
V-Iaf those who travel, to and throug 1 eastern, statea-who
'nay that many people they meet not only, know about and
! 'are Interested In Oregeo,"but that very many are taking
..'V. an 'Interest In the Lew la and park fair, and planning
!-'- to come her next year..'x'' V'-"--''--"''' . '; '
- y ' Now- it Is not Inconceivable -that all these people tell
'the truth, 'represent the facta, aa they happen to find
f ' thein. .On the one hand a good many eastern people have
iihnoMf unconsclouslylmblbed the notion that California
-.' - la abouf Ml there la of the Paclfle-eojwt, and that Wash
, ttigton contains fW'rwsf. of the Pacific coast, country of
, 'any value or Interest, and they talk, If at all, accordingly?
- Otuthe 4ther hand one may fall In with bettef Informed
: jople, who already know something about , the real Ore
' v . gori, "who are Interested In Its exploration, and- history,
' and who realize1 that the Lewis and Clark fair will com
r vjmemorate one of the very notable and Important events
: V',of aw history..-.: -': '"';.. T'yf
-ProhahN it U true-: that the number of the latter class
''V 'of people U Increasing. It. must be
r-"' -by -the board of-IramlgraUon, the
'managers, the. TJhloa. Pacific railroad,,
have been entirely In vain. ; '. .- t -
'". . " The work of distributing and disseminating Information
. i -should be kept up, nowever. In all possible ways, and
with nronstant activity, during the next few- months.
- We jveed -and -aught to have- large number jf eastern
visitprs at the fair next year. What they see there will
rbe a revelation to- most of them, ; for except In a trip
:ll through the Willamette and Rogue river talleys, a stranger
gains little knowledge of Oregon's real, resources or aa
vantages from the window of a car. , ', ,
..' The fair must depend chiefly, of
. j.le, on the people inhabiting the
, these muat bring In the bulk of the receipts; et we
think that 'a very large aggregate number of , eastern
visitors may W expected. ' And U may also- be expected
that many of them will stay, or return," and in due time
,ba the meana of bringing others. :
A QUESTION FOR THE
HETHER the poolrooms are
within the purview of
) w tw .v ': for the courts to determine. The sheriff, act
. lng presumably on what he considera good legal aavice, bUB-jLihingjmar be amusing without being true.
rl6MsThWd-T-TnnKwtgambtmrsttrutlorand w J1MUU''-A -rL- - ---- --.-
:. 1 nuch he has closed them. Aa to, whether this was wise ; '"m " , . 1 . - niDnn'
lng presumably on what he considers
or jolitle, opinions differ; but tha sberitfr-on the surface
of the situation at leait. Is tk be commended for, his strict
-,:. or favor"'-' 1 : ; U''i ;:.
Tht pool-selling Is gambling, n a-wistter ofmrr ficT.
. nobody doubts.- Whether It It legal asunbllng, undej; the
general terms of the statute,- la someUiin for the'ceurte
to say. Vnitl they have a chance tof express a Judicial
' i pinion,' it 'would not be'Tfroperrfor a Jiewspaper to
' l attempt to decide the matter. 4 '' -;'V 1 -
It is proper, -however, to express" the hope that the law
; lis strong apd , sound enough " to .make Its letter good
through the action , of duly elected . off leers. There has
r 'been, as, we all know, too rnuch violation of law, too much
' winking at the tranrreslon!vaiid Infraction of law, ' -
' Therejis also a further and a very practical aide to this
-' w hole question, namely: Portland cannot afford to allow
. too-gfeat' latitude to gamblers of any description. If the
present law does not Include the poolroom gamblers, then
' let.ua have a law that does Include them. And if we
'decide to have such a law, let It be enforced, and uphold
Athe baittla of the officers who enforce It as Sheriff Word
? ' til manifestly trying to do. .-- :'- i A'S- -1: -:
PROSPEROUS OREGON t
HB-elty has no monopoly on business opportunities.
" Bumper crops throughout the state with glorious
: prices 'have, had the effect of drawing attention
to money that Is made by progressive farmers, and even
city people are daisied by the returns." , X
A Eugene man said be produced . 2,209 pounds of bops
to the acre. Hops are selling for more than 19 Cents,
Which would 'place tola returns above $100 an acre-.' Horti
cultural Commissioner Carson -of Grants Pass said In. his
nnnual report that Rogue river apple growers were
ieallaing high ss $600 an acre.thls year, and none of the
better orchardlsts were fallmg below $160. Baker county
potato producers ' have - to their credit more than (00
bushels to the acre, or about $S00. A Klickitat family
started two years ago Into the turkey business, securing
a ioen eags at that time-, last year they sold $0 turkeys
and tfi Is year they have 72a, of which about' SO will be
,J iut on the market With an average of 14 pounds to the
: ttirkey-and-$0 rents the minimum price, this family may
expect-aii recTiue of $1,8:0 for the flock, which has fed on
.. grasshoppers and waste of the community. Hood River
- orchard lets do as well, if not better ttoan' Rogue river
kfcorttcuIturiHts. for they have a better stabllahed high
t' market. Grand Ronde beet growers are said te realise
'.-';",'V from $150 to $600 an acre for their product, which Is con
:' f traded 'for by fhe sugar refinery,, and-never seeks a mar,
J , ke$, 'i A " Willamette valley, firmer .sold one yearling bog
; for $2$. the .buyer acquiring the -animal for pork. -v- v
These figures are calculated to start the entire popula
; ; tiort e" farming. WMere has the average middle-class
.man such opportunities on a salary T Where Is the thrifty
. eastern or Miselwippl valley farmer doing So well T What
:. of the wheat king, the cattle baron who. Is 'ffoing forced
to private pastures and feeding, the sbeep man and the
hay producer?. "If wheat land yields 40 bushel tVe
acre and 78 cents Is paid for the crop, the farmer realises
: T. "about $S0 o the acre.Vlf ar land yields lgttttc-yur "eftd
'.",'$ Is paid In tha field, the result is $t an acre, Cattle.
are; selling asjow as IVs cents on the foot, and $30 is a
- - mr MAVnMwmr osomxa. -'
V , :-s',.-
, The Oenrgla la one of the three bat
, iliMhlpa '-authoiijed under-an act of
' emigres approved March 4. 119. and is
' ii left a duplicate of ihe two authorized
- c.t.4 approve Jane 7, 1100,-Ia Februarjr.
v.'in, the Vatb Iron Works was swarded
. th contract for the building f the
1 'lenrttUL at a contract price of $1,10,000,
"fl ba Ueorgla belonse to-the most pow"
lrr of battieahlp afloat and also
.i the laraeet cle. 6he baa a trlnl
4t1piMremen of It. 00 tons, and is 41$
feet Ion. T feet l Inches beam, and
' tirvter trll rotilltlons will draw 14 feet
Th vewl I fully protected by-he beat
; .f ernvr. liavpflg a mbrned weight .fit
1 e roe m, whli-h Inelude a mala
li eniAiielina- the eailre lenath of each
M from 11 te four Uchoa thick. .
GO N. DAI LY
PUBLISHED BY: JOURNAL PUBLISHINOCa
OFFICIAL' PAPCH OF TH1 CITY Of PORTLAND
In the alley trying
so, lor the wor done
Lewis and CI art fair
and. others,' cannot
' ' . : '
covery, to "wit
any pledges of
government. '' !' '
Is uo need for Mr.
course, on eoaaKpeo-
old Oregon country;
- , . r.' .
gBlus for doing
the Jaw la something
Tet onr would
political news be,:
good legal advice.
full of It all for
of time the Jury
' Amea from first
money. He oat
more money after
stop here. There
posed of loyal men
Surely if there
who stood at the
Is guilty be should
lng but logically
machinery of the
that, then steps
Insult to Injury.
oenarv-war. v which
ThoM who uraed
are not -the ones
England who pay
It Is possible
South Africa there
The battery ot this batt!ehtp eondsts
of four H-lncb breacnloadlng rifles,
eight s-tnch breeeh-loadlng rifles.-! -inch
breeoh-loadlag rifles of rapid-fire
movnmentr It a-inch rapid-fire Tlflea, II
l-poundr guns, four 1 -pounder guna
two machine., guns and aix automatic
guna- There are four Submerged tor
pedo tubes. There are ti Ntcolausiie
boilers installed In sight water tight
eompartmaata. ' Thla equipment will
give, a Speed of IS knot an hour, or one
knot faster than any battleship now in
the. service of the United Btatee nayy,
Quarters are provided for a total of 700
pi 1 , . . - - . ' " ' , ,. V, s
bvti tcAavgomxr or TrrTixoir.?
- tmndnn Cable to New .York Times. "
" The Times wUl ac a ounce today thai
JNO. P. CARROLL
i ' . '
fair price fo'r three-year-old ateers thle season, . Bheep are
profitable, -but Vailing rsngea increase coat of maintain-
Without considering .cost of production, . gross returns
are rather misleading,, but moat of the special products
mentioned leave . a -far greater ; profit ' than the oMer
Rroducta of. tha atata, and wlU become the . ohjecte,of eagef
development during the next decade, y - i- v
IMOREWONETARY INTOKMATWW, ,vf
campaign Is not ! exciting,'' " It Is not
devoid of entertaining and even some
humorous featftres." The chief humorist
of the eeaaon,, albeit perhapa (Unconaclousiy. so, is ue
New Tork Tribune, as quoted every' mornlnr, In " our
esteemed contemporary; t0a pregonian. The Tribune baa
beatowed moat ot its attention upon me wnncnuo wm
mittee hitherto and J ts-vision, one 'notices, ila 'Centered
almost wholly upon the committee's finances. One day It
had the committee practically broke; the next day TevellBg
la uncounted millions. . Once It had eleven men contribute
to Mr. Taggart an even round mllllort dollars each.. Soon
afterward It had Taggart,-: meiaphoricaUy , speaking1, out
to borrow a quarter for; lunch. "
All this was alightly entertaining, 'If . hot. important, and
It was rather agreeable" thle morning ,to. notice, that the
somewhat esteemed, if probably Inveraclous Ttlbune, toad
turned lta optica upon .the Republican instead of '. .the
Democratic sack, and that It baa made a wonderful dis
thati KK 'Cortelyou . refused-' one-, large
proffered subscription, and ' that: anothjer great 'corpora
tten has been sulking, and contributed nothing. It 4s
further gravely stated that no , contributor . baa exacted
future - favors from Mr. Cortelyou.-" or the
; .U.. : '. .. i.
We rather suspect this Utter statement la true. There
Cortelyou to make any promises, ana
he will really not be quite the whole government In case
of Mr. - Roosevelt's' election ; but everybody 1 understands,
all the same, thai the over-protected - corporations and
tariff -fostered trusts expect to get their, campaign con
trlbuUona back, several times oyer, by Working the people
through uust1,'- .'rh PreIdfnt to promising nothing
specifically, of course; he Is no fool: but whereaa he was
ertswhU. somewhat of s tariff reformer be la latterly a
standpatter : He . has - let that . be understood, and that la
sufficient .:r';'rr: " v
Probably. hQwaver,, it Is true thai thereto not ao. great
a campaign fund aa there was' eight or four years ago.
te "business Interests" have not been so badly scared
as the late Senator Hanna scared them. . Ha bad a peculiar
that trie kv
not be wise to believe very much of the
reads these days in the New Tork
AMES AND LONE JUROR.
rir nnV.kT TTTTWPTTa ' trayall nfjsnjrit and k
v verr liberal ekoendlture of the 'public, funds
Amea of Minneapolis goes forth a free
man.'ANobody-flouM.that,he Vaa a ,Tafter, that he
Drostltuted' the . public aervice and lthat . shameless
bis official career, the papers were
weary months. After a series of sens
tfonal episodes Ames was brought to book. - He was tried
In the'eourts. The first time the" Jury disagreed. He was
tried a second 4ime" wltb the same .result. He baa just
been' tried a 'third time. The Jury from the first stood
eleven to one for conviction, but that on man refused to
alve in to "the eleven fools," and .so in ths course
to last has cost the city a great deal of
ltf - iuch money whlla In office and atiU
he got out of office. Justice baa mani
festly aborted. What la the cause of it allt Manipulation
of the Jury-undoubtedly. If there- w"ascrookedneas . In
municipal affairs there was undoubtedly crookedness In
Miirt affairs to ahtald It. ; It should hot be. permitted te
has been a good deal of Investigation of
the Ames administration; now let there be some Investlga
tlon of. Jury methods.. Let them call a grand Jurycom
and let It o to the heart of the troubla
was tie crookedness alleged the man
bead and front of It all Is guilty. If be
be punished. If the law falls In work
there la . something . wrong with- the
law. - If there Is something wrong about
-should be taken to remedy It Mlnne
apolla cannot afford to rest under a record that adds
OM PAUL dead Is going home to rest In the bosom
of that mother earth which be could no longer
; tread living. The moment he shook the dust, of
South Africa from bis feet the cause closest to his heart
Iiad perished forever. It can no longer be revived. ; The
Boer republic, with ita old metes and bounds Is dead
beyond hope of .resurrection and lies burled with the
of 1U ablest and most ardent champion.
: The Boer republic is dead, but fhe price paid "sUggered
humanity." as tha doughty old" Boer leader, promised it
should. It was a war ot which the vanquished may speak
with pride, but which the vlctora'no longer seek to Justify
even to themselves. , It was a mmeowners..war, a. mef
had Its inception in human greed.
lt on and who profited by Its success
who fooi the. bills; but the people ot
the taxes. 1 ; . . .
that Tn-ome still more remote section of
may artae another Boer , republic;
modest vfoundatioxibaaJin(leedaJrf ajly..beeii lafd.If no
precious meUIs are found within Ita eonflnes )t .may" enjoy
some years of thrifty existence. But that la Ita only hope,
as doubtless it Is the only prayer of those hardy pioneers
Who rebel against the new conditions. and. .finding them
Tintunrabhr as wrell aa -unchangeable, trek once again. JptO
Lthe wpmote fastnesses to find among the savaga tribes that
liberty which hitherto they have sought In, vain. -iA , :u .
the British' museum yesterday aoqulred
the original manuscript of Keata' "Hype
rion." The manuscript wss probably or
iginally Intended by Keats -as a fair
copy Jtor the preea but the workings of
the poet's mind-during the transcription
resulted in auch a number of erasoree
and interlineations that It became, aeo
eseary tw-bava a new transcript ' i. -
The original manuscript 'became the
property of Leigh Hunt and after bis
death it paaaed to the slater of Hunt'a
physician. It waa from her that the
British museum bought It - Y ' v4 '
.The Times saya the Interest snd value,
nf thle manuscript are greatly enhanced
because it exhibits the -poet In the ait
of revising, adding to, canceling and
metarhorphnelng, thna dUplaylng a near
epnrnach to (he glow of original compos
Sitioa, '. ". " ',. '."".' ; I 'I' . "i
Parker wasn't much' mistaken after
After all. we'll have to take la Pana
ma. Wbydeny'ltT . , ; . :
Kb6aycan arrest ' you '-fMr voting
tba, Prohibition tickets - r ; ' '' ,
The Socialists will have' many votes
mostly as- a proteat. - : .
Tha wools ' lot of nolltloal nonsense
Vote a week from yesterday ae you
please.-1 lt conscience have a voica
Ot course - Governor Wright v etanda
it So doea John Barrett All the rest
f ue have to. , .
Undoubtedly," Salem T-wilt go heavily
Republican. Haan't It the. asylum and
the penitentiary t f . , -v. .. r
The Standard Otl company aeema te
be the 'only, One of 7I truste that the
Democratic party baa captured, ana no
body Is sure," of .that , : ' .;.'-.',
. tjOregon forever. -. ,
Biggest, applta. on earth. N
' . . . ' ; - '
,,'Automobliee In eastern' Oregon.
More fruit tree than eve being set
The eastern Oregon farmers are awak
ening to the calL of the great river to
tne sea, O -
Nov there la for the first time a
mall between Prinevllte and Sliver Lake
Yet the seiwlce- Is not acceptable, ao-
cordlng to the Prlnevlll Journal.
Joseoh' Herald: '. The city council la
having new .croasvwalks laid, streets and
alleys e'eaned and la general renovat
ing the appearance . of our. town. The
new cross-walks will be appreciated
when bad weather eeta ia.' ,
The Polk County Itemlser seises US
pen and declare: "No town, of ita atse
In the etate la better or more favorably
known than pal. The product around
have m 1 Now, doee any town
want to dispute thlsT If so. the Side
light man wUl give It a hearing.
Toledo Reporter: Stone well, com
pleted hie eity Job of grading u a road
te our city wharf. 8tony did a good Job,
and made abowt 18 per day. A force
of men are' now "planking the road, and
we Will' be able to meet tha fanner at
all time with their produce at he wharf
and the quarantine will ba lifted, what
a relief.-; j -' r- - -
Sclo News: ''Dog have "Keen bother
ing T. J. Munkere band ofaheep lately.
On Sunday and -Mortdayr nlghta Mr.
ktunkers war after rhe doge with. lood
in ht eye,' but failed to kill any of
mem. " Sclo has a large number ef dog.
Owners should see that they are prop
erty-, secured st night. " or they may
have a bill of damage to pay aome day.
Wlllamlna' new aa recorded In 'the
McMlnnvllI- News-Reporter: Grandma
Dunn, who baa been quite poorly for
some time, is feeling better. Wlllamlna
will have another telephone, which will
extend on up the Wlllamlna river. Work
haa begun again at the olay pit Another
caroad of clay will be shipped to .New-
. .,. .- , . . . ...i..,. ' ... .
Condon Globe: Thursday evening aa
Mies Carrie Danneman of Clem, end Mis
Bessie Bedford ot Arlington were driv
ing Into town, to attend the meeting of
the Caledonian club, tha team they were
driving became frightened at the tents
of the graders two miles north of town,
and Tan away, throwing the young ladles
violently from the buggy, injuring them
quite severely' and smashing things up
in general..' ;..'. -t, ' - v.'. '
i TJnlon Repuhllcanr "We closed up a
brief this week, making 10 pages, com
pleting ths work in about aix - daya
actual working time not very rapid for
a city office, at getting there, for a one
horse country shop. We are not like
the Plnkertona, wbe announce that they
"never eleep," but we do not allow any
flies to gather on the force when a hurry
job comee along. y; Bi, !
' Bandon Recorder: The au'rf haa' been
playing havoe with the jetty railroad on
the north aide of the river. It took
away the north aplt and then cut Into
,the eand aad took out a portion of the
trestleway between the lighthouse and
the boathouae. This endangered the lo
comotive, care and tools . that - were
housed near the bathhouse, necessitat
ing their removal. D. M. Chsrleson, whe
look after the government - property
here, haa received orders to remove the
property, and has moved them out on
the main track, where they are Vesting
at present. ... ' . tt . '.x ("'
Ths following Item ; from .the Polk
County Observer indicates how wildly
excited people are over . Mr. Baker'
strenuous campaign: .'Hon. Orant B.
Dimiok. '.a.'' Republican ' candidate for
prealdential elector, waa billed by State
Chairman Batter to epeaa in inoepena
enae last Friday night and In Dallas oa
Saturday night, but for eome reason, not
'given for publication, the dates were
cancelled Inc. both towns. 'The only pol
itical meeting held by any of the parties
in Polk" 'county so far In the campaign
waa the one at Fall City, isst Friday
nla-ht when W. H. Taltga, of Portland,
addressed the voters from a Republican
standpoint .. . - 'v ' : ':
A Linn county man waa plowing, a
small" piece" of -ground the other day.
One of his team was a bunchgrass brute,
partially broken. . He refused to" turn,
and in the fracas crowded his mate into
the race, then fell In himself. The wa
ter was deep and both horses Attached
to the plow -were-1 ewlmmlng-water.
By some meane the harness was stripped
from the gentle horse, which carar out
ot the water at once. Tha banchgrasa
brute, with plow, attached, worked his
way. up at ream and 'fetched up In a
bunch of evergreen blackberry bushes
that grew on the brink. After nearly
an hour In the cold water the horse Wa
gotten out. The plow and accoutre
mente were recovered. -No material
damage resulted from the escapade.
A Pocket la ths Tela. .
' From the New York Sun.
The latest thing In street glove for
women ha a carfare pocket In the -palm
of the left hand. This pocket is of
Just' the slse to Accommodate the
requisite number of nickels fpr an ordi
nary shopping trip, end. I dod se
curely with a- flap, and ansa . butfn.
The contrivance seem destined to
eolve the problem of how a woman Is
to get at her fere and at the aame time
Ahold an to a strap u a crowded oar.
Prom the New York Times.
The family life of the Rooaavelta mr.A
the Parker lnc the latter came into
line a possible occupant "of the White
House haa of necessity been more or le
public -property,, and yet wun it ail.
neither Mrs. Roosevelt aor Mrs. Parker
has been pushed into, the fierce llmat
Ugh of publicity. . '
he-Presldenfa. wif,Jlh irt,Jdy at
the land, is always an object of para
mount Importance, not only to tne
women of the country, iut to the men
as well, and Mrs. Rot3evelt, although
she' doubtless fully realises It. has al
ways shrunk -from being conspicuous in
any way, and in fact would prefer to
live the quteteet and meat domestic of
Uvea iaVj- ". ',".... '
Int.is respect she. Is equaled if not
excelled by Mrs. Parker, who . shrinks
from society, ' from any publicity,, and
whose life la so bound up in her "hus
band's and .In. her own household 'that
the affaire of the outside world, except
In ao far As they relate to her husband
and' Ills success," affect bar hot at all. -
vnaer ins regime or rs. nooseveu
the White house haa more truly a home
like air than perhaps it has had at any
time. And; this .without the slightest i
discourtesy v to any oz the otner first
ladles . in the ' land. Long before ' the
White House had com within the range
of vision the Roosevelt "home Ufa -waa aj
conspicuously beautiful one, and the
guiding genius' waa Mrs.- Roosevelt who
found, time "amid the guidance and 'care I
Of her little children and the directing
ot her household to always be with her
husband when he needed her, to listen to
his plans and again and again to aid
him by her quiet counael and good com
mon sens. .. - --:.'.."' -An
exceedingly ''pretty women, with
rare individuality of -grace and charm,
with quick intelligence, and a-aaost eul
t tired mind, there haa been no task too '
-(-trivial.' no problem too difficult to aolve.
and no ambition too. boundle on her
part for Mrs. . Roosevelt to contemplate
for her. huaband'a career. The quiet,
unvarying ealin"oTIier disposition haa
3one wonder's In combating bis enthusl- i
aatle ' and at time rather wild eccen
trlclttes. while "the knowledge or a mind
always la sympathy -with nigh alms and
ambitions haa rounded eut and supple
mented the keen intelligence that Theo
dore Roosevelt waa endowed - with , at
birth,' No phase of Their "lireend there
certainly have 7 been many -j different
phases has - ever had "-the . power te
ruffle her scheme of living or to make
the home otherwise thaa a quiet restful
spot. Bo that there has been a steady
growth 'in intellect -and ability,- in
knowledge and culture. - The .topics -of
the day have, been thoroughly well dis
cussed at home, the book of -the mo
ment have 'been read, and vital interest
have been gone Into and discussed in the
waiting times when -there waa not pub
He office to All. and when life waa much
simpler than at the present day. - .
In the peeltion -Mrs. -Roosevelt - now
occupies there are of necessity restric
tions andv formalities which have to be
ohseiivad, i .sad which. , make ,1 he inter
course of friends extremely ... -difficult
And there ere many , Individuals who
find much to carp and cavil at when
they are not. admitted, lo.hay .preeenee
In tha eame informal fashion- aa in -the
flays, long ago.wheatb. praideotand
his wife were livlog in Washington and
Ion a comparative limited Income. -The
growth, of the country, the growth or
the city of Washington alone,- haa ao en
Urged the social visiting list that- If
Mr.. Roosevelt were to receive Inform
ally all the peopje aha knowa who wish
to oall upon her, aha -would not only be
forced te. give, up her family life, but
alia such minor detail" eating, drink
ing aad sleeping.
When the general publle is admitted
they find a gracious hostess In a .rather
frail. deHcata looking woman-, with a
very, sweet but most Inscrutable smile.
dressed in rather individual fashion, but
always simply for, she care nothing
for dress with hair moat elmply ar
ranged and owing nothing te any arti
ficial aids . te her appearance. Simply
a representative American lady. Who. al
though for the time being she occupies
the most prominent position In the lend,
m tor the moment simpiy a noaiees, wnq
fwlahes her guests 10 feel at home. - -
. Mrs. Parker will make a gracious ' host
ess shouldshe preside at the White
House, but aha' la not a strong woman,
nor a woman who has for . year been
accustomed to going into society.:. In
fact since. the terrible death of her son
aome rears go she haa been more or
lees of an invalid, has disliked going
about and has found "her chief pleasures
In life centered In her country home,
where her chief Interests have been In
her household and in her .huaband'a
eareer. ' Her life haa not been ao diffuse
a one aa that of Mra Roosevelt, although
her husband haa been a publle man. But
none the leee haa she been heart and soul
with him in all hie alma and ambitlona
and anxious for his success. She is an
older woman, than Mra Roosevelt and
one on whom theburdeae -of entertain
ing will falh right heavily. ' But like ev
ery other woman whose home Is a happy
one. she Is .blessed with the gift ef
eordlaltty and '.gladly welcomes the
stranger within the gatee; but It le safe
to predict that many of the rules and
regulations which now prevail at the
White House In order to allow the mis
tress thereof sufficient time to breathe.
will be quite aa jealously trusrded under
a uemoeraiie regime as at m present
moment t v. ;. - ."-. '. .,'-,' "
" All her life fond of reading and study,
Mrs. Packer like Mra Roosevelt is well
informed on the topics of the day, -and
much Interested In -the Issues ef all the
great queetlona , , But she leaves to, her
daughter. - Mra ' Halt - many of the
smaller details which fall ta Mra' Roose
velt's lot contenting herself In looking
after the dally life and routine of her
houee and eeelng that her adored hus
band la weU eared for. - Her life has of
necessity, or perhapa from choice, , been
a much narrower-one than that of Mra
Roosevelt the greater pert ef It has
been spent at her country home, wftereaa
Mra Rooeevelt " from force of circum
stances, baa lived 1a several different
placee. Albany. New York, Washing
ton and Oyster Bay supply a Isrger Held
of action thsn Albany and Eaopus. ,
Whichever jray -tne election, goes, how
ever, tbe women of America wilt have a
good representative In the wife ef the
heed of the nation. Home makers in the
best sense of the word are both Mrs.
Roosevelt and Mra Parker, and after all
It. would -seem as though their success
ta'lhelnes which they have undertaken
were something worth copying In these
days when so much Is said about . ths
frivolity of women, their carelessness to
their dutlee and their lack of Interest In
anything serious, - - .-- t'
i "8tlll waters run deep," and these
quiet women, who have always shrunk
from publicity and notoriety aad who at
the moment are in the fullest glare of
the day, have done much more and be
come murh more premlnent than ao
many of tha women who, while striving
for popularity, have simply made them
selves conspicuous. ' , .
Were either of the two women to he
asked todey how she would feet In fhe
esse nf . the disVat ef her husband
were it net for the fact that It was a
- " would honestly not be sorry
. would give back the quiet ot
life, without all the trouble,
ment and - routine and for
t t must surround the wife of
.. ..tin! -candidate. ; v -- -?. -.
ll rlton andTcutorr j
From the New York Sun. '
- Publlo attention is so much absorbed
by the r.uso-Japanee war that events
of great Interest that are passing . In
SoutU Africa escape notice. Perhaps
the refusal, just reported, of the British
government to -permit -the- randies
pas.age throupb Its narrow strip of
territory at WalAsch bay of .' Oerman
troops and material ' intended to sup
press-the Herrero Insurrection In Ger
man. Southwest Africa, may be tne
meana of creating some Interest la af
faire out there. Thla attitude of the
British government is only another of
many, aymptoma of strained relation.
between It and t"h Oerman that have
been apparent of late . wherever ' their
interests com In contact and will prob
ably develop with the progreae of the
war in the far eaat. ,-, .,.'- '
It la a little difficult to underatand
why the British government should just
at thle moment, act in ' thla ' manner
toward . another Kuropean power In
volved in hoatllltlea . with the native
races, seeing that all over Its own wide
territory It la having trouble,, both -with
ita white and colored aubjecta At thla
moment a strong nucleus of ' another
Boer., republic . exist In the extreme
northwest Corner of the British territory
formed by the Oerman boundary line on
the weat and north. - The eettlera are
Beers who began drifting beyond; civil
isation before the- war and others wno
trekked there after It rather thaa take
tha oath of allegiance-' to their con
querors. It la estimated that they can
now put from i.OOe to 10,000 men into
the field in the event or their oeing at
tacked from tha aeuth or eaat which is
unlikely, as they are well protected by
the Intervening deserta ' ' V "
Should, however, hostilities nreaa out
between them and the Brltlah. it would
be of the first importance to have a
strictly neutral German authority in
the neighboring territory to prevent the
smuggling of arms and ammunition
across the border. The present action
of the Brltlah government at Walflsch
bay will tend-.jathef to convert uer
tnana Into allies of any future enemies
of Great Britain In that part of Africa.
Aa regards the natives or tne untiea
territories outside of Cape Colony, there
is unlversfcldlseonteht among them In
consequence of the heavy hut tax; the
disability under which they sre being
placed in the matter of landholdlng: the
restriction in trade to Which they are
subject, - and tbe - competition raised
against them at the eame time in the
labor market by , tfcr Importation of
Chinese coollee for work in-.ihe mlnea
The Brltlah portion of the population
ef the late Boer republics, disappointed
with the political and commercial re
sults of warr ta ready to take a hand
with the. Boers in the event of further
troubles. Propositions ' te , that . effect
were quite reeently made-to-the Boer
lead ere by. members of., some of the
ftnnth African colonial corps that dis
tinguished theirvei-byhe ruthless
destruction of the Boer-homeeteada, and
It la sharaoterletlo of the fidelity of
tha Boer character end-"lheir hard common-sense
that they-refueed. w
The - return- of Mr. Bteyn to South
Africa after- having, taken. Jbel Path .of
allegiance before the . Brltlah minister
at The-Haguaia in r.mpllanceL.wlth the
request, of . the principal 'Boer , leaders,
who desire hie cooperation in piloting
their people through the dlfflcultiee sur
rounding their ' new condltlone.y Their
desire la for peace In order to rebuild
their homee that were destroyed by men
who now propose to raise fresh troubles,
etut'onlv err at unwisdom en the part of
the Brltlah administration of the new
colonies would induce them to nave re
course to arms again. Those British
settlers who can are leaving .the coun
try, some to return to England,' while
others are drifting away to Australia
and other countries. ..... '.. ',. .. .
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V s From the Granta Pass Herald.
. The Republican press 1s now maktng
ita strongest fight upon Parker because
be la supported by the Standard OIL
If this is true. It Is probably the only
trust that le net supporting Roosevelt
end the line up will, be something like
- Trusts for t
. v Trust :.for 'w.
' Roosevelt -i -
Asphalt ' '
,' Barbed wire
'Carpet' - ' ,.";
' Car building
Cement . , . - .',
Coal '. -V, Vi
", Cottonseed ' 9 .-.
Blectrio - ; '
Emery '.; :y -
Flour . ..' " .
' Furniture . ' ' '
oia, : '
- Grain bag . ,
Jute'i ' --
Leather .-'. V . --Lumber
. Meat ...... -,J". y
-'Nail -'"'.. r.
t- Paper , ' . f ?';.
': Paper, bag .;,-,''
Quinine " - .
Railroad . -j
Rice- ,-..,."':' o
Rubber '.- , , ;,
Salt '",.! Of'''
Steel? . '"'
Tin plate '
, Twine r ." .-'; .; ;
Wblsky i . - ; r
.Zlno- --..'v .'.''"- v'
: And about 1,000
other trueta i
yt..--r- - -.-1
v 7 :'
,;m nunrm or rnor.
(! '' i ' 1 From Llpplnoett's. '
, . For originality and conciseness - we
have never eeen anything to equel a let
ter written by a little boy of 7 yeara to
his uqcl in reply to onef rom him-.-
"UNCLBTS LETTER. . ;'.
'-'My Dear Little Percy: Have just re
ceived a letter from you, and I think it
very nice. . By- next year, my lad, you
will write better-then I do., When you
write again , tell me if you could, read
thla letter without help.
"Do '-you love that new baby oousln at
hornet . That la what they call It is it
notr y .' .." ! " .
"Are you a good b,pyt Do you mind
grandma and aunts J.iio you get in your
regular fights with Ted each week, or
are -you a Wiser and .better boy now T
Oood-by, little fellow. Write me again.
. - ' S ' 4TJNCLB BOB."
."P. a Enclosed , find 10 cnta for
marblee and tope." y y i
' PERCY'S BEPLT. ' " ...
"Deaf tTncle Bob: Yea I tHlnk It was
I think I do write ae good No I oould
not yeg I do yee It Is. yee t try to.
yea I do. No, please write sootrr ,
. - - - . , . "PERCY." '
; "P. I thank you,"
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From' the London .Telegraph. . v -v:
At Harbin, aViere the troops rest lit '".
order to prepare for active worfcr vodks,
card and coarse pleasores, a correspond' . .
ent of the London Telegraph says, are '
the I preparations that most of them . ,
maka ' lie quotes a general order, of the
day lasued by Ocneral Volkoft which ' ,
says: "Drunken soldiers, are .met., ot,..
every hand's turn on the streets ss well ''
a-atthe TallWay atatlonrMany'1 w hv
have been insolent and disobedient have'
been oourt-martlaled." ...
'A Russian correspondent thus (Ills 1n
the gene ral'a sketch: "I bad scarcely
quitted tha train bt Lloayang when the
wounded began to arrlva Gradually the y .'
moaning of tha bleeding fioldlera grew
In volume till It deadened the din of the '
station.--More and more the' atmosphere
became saturated with the peou liar smell .'
of blood known only on the battlefield.
""But UU melancholy picture had nay
sobering. effect upon a group ot elegaat.
dandllied Coasack ofllcera who had just
arrived from St Petersburg.. Five paces, -'
from the dead and dying Jhey sat fner- . '
rily drinking ehampagna and flavoring
it with obscene jests. Only In War are ''
auch contrasts possible. Here men cease C
to wear maaka and show. themselves as y
they are. - You note the arrival of offl
cers who are lean and wasted from- hun- f. ;
ger and hardshlpa and cheek by jowl :.
with these you. witness the orglea of ;
bait drunken men faultlessly dressed, '
hear the pop -of champagne bottles, the',:'
laughs that greet ribald-josts and the. ,
request of painted women who even at
thla supreme moment try to wheedle y
typsy officers out of their last rubles.'
"It Is to ba - regretted."" writes -M.
Danchenko, the leading Russian oorre- -apondent
"that aome officers on the way ,
to jolnvthelr reglmente go so, far aa to .'
treat sister of charity aa they are ao- y
cuatomed to treat- women of tha class
tbst follow the rear of an army." ,
. The commissariat la supposed to be) "
better thsn during the Turkish eam V
paign. but judging from private letters-',"
from oflloers and the revelations of cor- V
respondents it could hardly be Worse. '
The correspondent ef .the Vlederaostt " '
telle the foUowtng Incident:' "For three ' '
days we have had nothing to eaV- aald
a aoldler to' tha correspondent ."Here
take your 111 V replied the correspondent , .''
"I cannot , eat here," said the soldier. .. r
"Why notT? asked the correspondent
T"here Is In officer -with me who is1
worse than myself," replied the soldier.
"Well, call hlra. toor'Vaeld the oorre ,
apondent 'He i won't come," "said th .
soldier. "He is ashamed, but If you let
me take him food he will be grateful.'' y
An officer writes thai it .1 members
of the Red Cross and other societies that
are succoring the. wounded who have'' j
frequently to feed the soldiers on acUve -.
aervloa The ltead -delegate St tbe Red . ,
Cross society atatea in a letter-ceaetved -at
St Petersburg that the troop at the
front are eufferlng horribly from lads'.,
of vlctuala and clothing. - The Red Cross -society
distributee bread and tea and -
tinned -meats (to soldiers hi battla- and
boots and overcoats come from the same -
source and not from the -commissar;
captain at the
front-saya: . -"We ofllcere cannot He".
downsat night even after a day of kill
ing fatigue. We muat stand aver ' thai y
sleeping aea and wateh featba-eeetleeey-'-
and nervoua They jump np every now '
and again and" fire Ihelr YinsviApan.la.
ensues and one part of . the troops le ...
biasing at enotheV. Wa- are responsible
and have to take our tarn and watuh "' -
JTha-aeeoun written by Russian, cor- -
respondents or the ghastly euSortngs ot i .
tbe wounded are almost too painful to ''.
print "Crowde ef wounded have to drag .
themeelvea 65 mllee and even then they, -.'
are unable to secure proper treatment, ;
The eemi-offlclal Journal de Bt Peters- -;
burg prints a letter from a s later r of :'
mercy, who says: "The departure of a,
train of wounded had to ba poetponed '
because there were, nd medical lostvu
mente in the etoree of tha Red Crss- '
At present there are neither medicines .-,,
nor instruments, ws have te order every- :y
thing by-telegram from St Petersburg."
A pnUOaTAXi PATOB OF TMM OOTTBT.
- V - ' i From Bucceee. ' .' y-. ...
1 One of tbe most picturesque figures of ' . -the
New York bag waa the late Thomae '
Nolan, a lawyer, whose witty retorts ' :
furnished subject - for ; merriment at .
many .a lawyer' gathering. - Now, Nolan ' -waa
at one time counsel for a poor t
widow who was suing a construction:
company for the death of her husband.
The case had been placed upon the day ;
calendar, but had been frequently poet- '
poned, and Mra Mortality by the time .'
ehe had made her fifth call waa In an '
exceedingly disturbed frame of mind. J.-t
eonsequently the tones of Nolan's rich
brogue were more than usually fervid y
as he fought against the sixth adjourn
ment ' t- ' t .- -
"I am sorry," kald Justice Dugro, "bun
your opponent haa abewn me good cause '
for the adjournment Mr. Nolan, end the
case 'will, therefore, go over, until to- , "
morrow."..' '- ..v - ' . J
j "Very well, ear,1 said tbe barrister, y
sweetly,. but might I ask wan personal ;
favor of this coortt" J v - ;
TTertalniy.. air. with pleasure.'' .- 7 . ..
' "Will your honor kindly atbep down'e''
to my office and just tall Mra Moriartty . '
that you have adjourned the casef . , ,
; . "mno un a .rAxxvaa. :-'(
A surprise was sprung, On the'mgnyii ;
enls. O,, creditor Of .the .Brlnkle A .
Reading , company, manufacturers' ef, '
the-"Bishop"?- non-Intoxicating -beer and ,
other similar bevera gee when AttoVney i
Ira Crawford of Dayton, O., took charge .
of tha plenties receiver, J '. , . m '
The asset of th company are listed .,
at $11,000 and llahilitlea at $21,000) but ,
It Is 'conceded that their assets, would
not reallsei one third this amount, If a ',
sale waa made at thla tlma ' .
. Among tha heavy etockholders Of the ., '
Company la Bishop Fallows ot Chicago, '
who invented the' formula for the beer, v.
which they .manufactured and which ,
bore bla offletnl title.- - - ' ' - '
The financial difficulties of. the firm
arose Wat spring, when It attempted te '
manufacture a beer known aa !'Bee-bee ,
beer.", containing no alcohol and which. :
after thousands of dollara had ' been
spent' In advertising, turned out ta be a
eomolet failure owing to th faet that
it eould not be kept any length of time -
without fermentetlom Jy .
ABKT nOaTxTM ABOlTgaTOT, yl:'' -
-A From the Chicago Inter -Ocean, y
Washington, tti- C. The antiquated .
"nightie." ee an adjunct to the American
army, hsa been ordered to. the fear, and -.
soon will be euperaeded by pajamas, to
which style of sleeping garment Quar-
termaster Genrnl Humphrey ws eon-r,.
verted during hla eervlce In the Philip-:
pines. , Ths pajamaa will be of a dark 1
gray color and atrongly mude. -r . . ';
Sixty .thousand suits t bate been or
dered, and bide will soon be opened for ...
150,000 more, so that the whole army .:
may be supplied as rapidly, as ths eld- '
fashioned ."nighties" wear-out ,
Recently an effort wss made te substi
tute pajamne for "nighties" In the navy, .
but the hesda ef the department opposed .
the Innovation. . 7 , A
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