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THIS OREGON SUNDAY ' "JzSZZZ&i: "tSZJLXZSr' CVUDAV 'IZOZinil..,:
Eilui ly MRS. SARAH A: pVANS'
v For Our Forestry Work, i -
T ; To ' clear away the ' forests ' u ' th
: r wrk at the early pioneers; to save than
f - , Is plainly' the duty ef those following.
' .'. ?JThto to the history of all states, from
' " eoaaa to ocean, and m the Utter wort
l'iwoaja are now taking a eonapkououa
part, o la t hi branch of club work
'-- .': Pennsylvania woman have - taken . the
'' ; lead, led by Miss Mir ! Dock, state
'V,V' eoaunlaslooer of foreatry, who prepared
r herself for tht work or a long course
study at- ton and abroad, and by
! -month spent In tha black forest of
-. Germany, where aha studied from na-
v f ture Itself. - Thus qualified. Mlaa Dock'
',',1' advice and opinion are-valuable to wo
v.vmen tatereated in thta work.' and tha
; .., following extracts from her report at
x; tha Uat atata ooBvantioa will o doubt
i be of asltane-ta women woo are tak-
... , tnr .aa Interact. la forestry in Oregon.
'.' . h eaye: . ' ... ' ' .,. ..
' . rrhe day ha paased f or generalising
on tba- benefit that a . atata might A.
glv from forest reservation today w
; can sea what they actually- mean, to tha
fMopla of thla great commonwealth n
j the prat act ton of wooda and water, and
of affording place of reet and recree
,itioBv Ther are four facta about these
-; iceenatlon first, to aoqalra tbem;
i aenonrt. tn protect then: third, to lm
. rtrova; fourth, to use. .Ftrt of all. the
v great enemy fir most be kept away
,?roai these Ian da with thalr million of
- trees of all ages, growing in value and
tosauty every year, with -bar and there
-remnants of old . primeval . forest to
how what time will do. ' But fire In
cm day will undo nature'a work of gen.
iaratlonsv. To. aafesiard theae lands
wardens are needed." '. ..-j
. This arlll at once appeal to the Orwgoa
artata foreatry' committee, whose' tlrst
effort should ha treated to assist those
.who are trying to Increaa the extent
isuid efflciency of our forest - warden
Bjervtoe. Mlaa , JXtck'a , next suggestion
i t)thr tracts need to be planted, or
j fiare thinnings made, or other practical
forest work done; this means trained
ifcands and braina. . . '. All camping
t art tea are obliged . to secure permit
from the foreatry department at Harris
burg, and thus being registered aa at a
given location, are reaponslbla for any
damage by fir or from other careless-
vaat fbouaand campore thus regla
Itered last summer in Pennsylvania and
not on Bra or serious accident waa re-
! ported. If " Ja a practical system
there It certainly could be made so in
.! Oregon. . Begardlng ornamental . tree.
Miss Dock aayai
- There are special problems tf today
I that belong to us, such aa tha proteo
- 1 tioo of shade trees against so-called
Itrtmmlng; agalnat Insect depredatlonv
landv most of. all, agalnat trolley and
'telephone oompaniea, because of their
- , fcigbrfeaaded methods In destroying pii
. 'ate property." M 1
la thla -connecdon the State Fadera
tloa of Pennayrranla rejoiced, at Justice
, Beaver's ' decision for . the treeowner
against the telephone company, giving
'hla opinion "that the sentimental value
jof a tree to an actuality; that a tjwa
'cherished Vrslds a homestead adds : to
.tha aah- Value of that Homeateao. ana
destroyed musti be valued, at a. much
-klrhar -rate than a mere lum her. tree.
Aa It la from decisions In other gtates
precedents are established. It might be
well to nracure a eopyof thla decision
for-fa tu re refrnoe-Io concluding baf
report Mlaa dock aays: -'.
i . "We mnst be practical' In oar meth
ods, bat true to our Ideal; the reatora--.
tlan of use and beauty to wood nd
field, for as a German forester has said:
: "We may not always need tha products
-lof the forests for our bodies, bat' we
hall always need tha living forest for
cur aoula'" - v' :' " .
y- . ti n
" (Cirls iMuft &adfr -&t:
-Defora Thcy CarH?anc. 1 ;
1 Word 'la sent 'oat that co-ed. 1 dances
' ara prohibited at tha University of Illi
nois, and that "no young lady ahall
dance more : than :" four times . per
. semester unless she ahall have passed
11 bar examinations, with a grade
vof ta." ' '. '
i WhOa this rule may be difficult to
. nforoA it la In the . right direction.
'Social duty Is the enemy of co-educa-jtton.;
The social element, like athleUca,
'occupies far too great a place In uni
hveraity aad eollere. both from the edu
Wmttonal and ethical standpolM The
(wonder often srisea bow ton and CtfM
- lef moderate means can have the eonr
"ge and moral strength to go to some
Wof aur colleges -or -even state instlui
jtlona, where the : -ntmoat . democracy
ikhonld be exercised, for It to often little
; abort of a dresa parade, ao far aa.the
.ajlrls are'eonoerned. ' "j- .
Imagine tha 'loollege-bred" girt of to--day
starting off to the school- which
;haa grown from tha 'ladlfW seminary"
of her motner-a day to the "fe mala eolr J
with . two or three simple wash
1sl owns, , a i "delane" for .- Sunday,, an
iiaT - :
I ROM the West to the West"
BJ ADlgaU neon uum-
wa v. ' Bom . rear a ago , Mra
' Thi n i r. v wmt a etorv en
Ttltled "Captain Gray's Company," which
- -. - -was a tal ofcrO"lrir the plains aod
, life In Oregon in the early day. Ore
T f gon i'm not old enough 19 appreciate
v c I literature and . ehUrely too young to
, Viexclt -an Interest, in a literary sense,
, 4 Uuttlde." -coniiequenUy "Captaiu' Gray's
i ' Company" did not go into many edl-
iiiiih mtM as vt
tars reuwi aiuuni nw
Imrr last cnov seemed to drop from
exlstapce. Then of course cam the de
mand for tt, and eo persistent beeam
ithat demand that out Of it. phoenix
"jtke, "From the Wat to tha West" has
-prong. ,t i .'. ' ",:. '
.- It takes up tha simple story of cross
ing the plains with ox teams expert
noed by thousands, and retold by let
ter, history and fiction many time.
The "Ranger family, which plays the
moat conspicuous part and upon which
the whole etory centers, had probably
the averaae OKaanemt tt all qmPt-
.crossed In that way , and ;abpu that
mn-Wvt nr time, and that is one of the
aoeeo table fearnres of .the book.. II
does not go off into long and harrowing
J amounts to create tha Impression that
thla family had a snost unusual time.
and were singled out, either for favors
or misfortunes. It unassuming aim
nllrrtr of narrative, Its charming aim
uralnee and layers Of pathos and hu
mor mlnsling aad overlapping - eaoh
other bttva given It a distinct historic
.value a a tmthrui rnronicia 01 tne
axperirara nf the thousands, who ara
rapidly paseing away, and. wnoas story
can. only. "In years to ceme. be retold
" from J uat such records, as Mrs. punt
wsv has glvea. ; v .:.' ''.".'
The mwta noes of tha story are rather
. r- practicai thaa .poetia, and ,mm
. toe bluet, but u are rorctiiu.
pi ;:ft m W f
t. 1 V T,-kV ' bl S t-v''. r"'-! "'".Ill"
" x-,.-yCf- III V- V H " -M II'
f iSxi iA'-'V !u '' m;". 4 I,t
"very -Cay and beat hal." and several
changes of plain underclothing, a few
simple ribbons, and perhaps a lace col
lar tucked v away in her : tlny trunk.
which . wsta rnnai(lnrpdnuitaaaoijtai
That some mother sends her child off
with a far better equipment than she
herself had aa a briae . amner gowns,
evening dresses, v theatre hats, calling
costumes, silk waists and broadcloth
skirts for school wear, combs and
Jewels to match the gowns, and laoes lit
for a docbeaa make up tne necessary
outfit for the average school girl of the
present, and tha dances, boating, call
ing' and gymnasium form, a. large part
of the curriculum. . . -. ;
... : - - .
The One Solution y1'; , ; V
Of theDomstlc Problom. rz
It any class of women are capable of
graaping .the faat that domestic service
rah only be elevated, by first levaiing
the employer's conscience and the envl
ployer'a intelligence, that clans is to be
found - among i clubwomen. They have
lAkrneA . the. value of .rectarneai .relations
better, than any bther class, except, per-
I napa 'colleger women, rne aense . 01
I Justice which club life develops .ia one of
and- ppeal'ta reason. If not highly sen
g he anrongeat element In tb
book, as weH-aath" tnoermtarestlng
personality, fdf In her the author has
ambeidled all her owrPwell known opin
ions and grounded beliefs in the 'prin
ciples of equality and liberty. In St
year tipon the rostrum and as a Jour
nalist Mrs. Dunway, with her strong
est and most -powerful, argument, 'has
never succeeded in setting the aubjeot
ofgquaT rlghtrwrure tue-tmtrtl
has -done in this book.- Fernapersn
has never hed the opportunity, forhere
her audience canrfot "molest nerf she
haa madeiiar atpry so, Interesting they
must keep1 on to the -end.' and she is
given the . chance to work - out' her
theories Id practical solution, contrast
ing the two In such a strong limelight
of Illustration that there ia no gain
saying her. Nor doea ; Mrs.' Dunlway
make this strong fore In her story so
obtrusive that objections could be raised
by those opposing her view, but-Ilk
thrgtorjritaelf I trows-naturally,' and
ia but-the sequence. of. eventa . .
.If Mra. Dunlway does not remain to
see the dawning Of that longed for "day.
star - of righteousness;" she .will 1 have
left behind her work that must. In
future years., hear fruit -to her honor
and glory. . . Mr. ' Dunlway. does , no!
claim to have given her story in exact
chronological order, but doea claim that
every fact Is absolutely authentic which
gives It worth and ranks It with his
torical novels. .The book Is fittingly
dedicated to "The Oregon - Historical
Society." It I beautlfullx bound in
heavy cream linen, with colored cover
design and frontispiece. - A. Ct MnClurg
St Ca, . Pries $l.t. ' -: .." j, .
'. letter From Ml Oregon Ttsjich'
By ,Kthrte.., April Certainly placed
a mlleatona In' Ui literary history el
xrro err Mobate
tts most valuable functions.
principles la harder- than to acquire them,
of course. "If to do were as easy
to know what were good to be done,"
fl'll " Hitt. nltltly. wnmaa
will ba led to apply prtnclnlesas a jartJtf
wisdom. Then will, the dome tie service
problem be aolved. , . i 1 '
Having a Busy Time V
The laat meeting of tha Equal Suf
frage association, which ; waa held in
Mrs. Mallorya parlors a few day ago,
waa, one of Unusual interest. . Aa the
time draws nearer for the national con
ventlon, the committee work Increases,
as doea tha interest.
The convention, aa : prevloualy an
nounced, will be held la the First Con
gregational church. , and arrangements
have been completed with the house
hold committee of the church to nerve
a mid-day lunch to the delegates and
all visitors who desire to remain dtfrtng
tha noon hour. The luncheon will be
given at a popular price, and It la ex
pected that several hundred will parts Ice
of it each day. The hospitality commit
tee la one of tha baslest, and astda from
tha headquarters that will be estab-
Oregon, -aa thla ia tha second book per
taining almost wholly to Oregon that
haa ...been published thla -inontaw. It . to
the second,- not In da te of issue, aa It
waa given to the publle almoltaneoualy
with ."From tha West to the West." but
second In period of time. "Katharine"
coma to Oregon quit naif century
after the author of the first; came from
her eastern home, probably in a Pull-
mad car and surrounded with the luxury
and conveniens of modern travel, but
- took up
herabod In the fore1
anomimuii g vliiin as Mrs. Pualwsy
found it Almost under the shadow of
one of ' Oregon's towering mountains
and at the foot of one of saintly nam
she found a haven of beauty and con
tentment she bad little dreamed of.
Here ber love and admiration for her
surrounding found an outlet In , news
paper articles, supposed to be the letters
of "Elisabeth" to her friend "Nell," itd
thee letters, , with some sllxht altera
tions, have nOw been bound Into book
form and given t the wider pabHc with
the above title. . -' ' . . ....
Rarelyf evefT has Oregon scemsry
aad the tlfe on aa isolated ranch been
ao vividly painted or touched with such
realistic colors. , One has but to hava
lived In Oregon a brief time, or even
pessed through -some of Its marveleui
scenery , to know that "Katharine'
ketches from nature and gets her
colors rora tha Inspiration of her sur
rounding. The very stmospher of the
book Is resonant with Oregon odors, the
perfume of Oregon .flowers and tht
sounds of the soughing firs and leaping,
laughing waters. Catharine's"- aense
of tha humorou Is keenly developed
and ever on the alert for that phase of
ranch life; nothing Is taken too sert
ausly, and what can't; be cured la, en
dured With ih fortitude of a philosophy
that- laugh ia- keep- back- tha tear."
CFFICERS OFTHE PORTIAWD.WOMEN'S CLUB f
n . V.. '.v...-.. 5 1 'W.if J r-SN. . .11 I apwaas. IU ..
rL4ryVh. "a. .' ,"- JaT .WWM' -Vr
to appiyt wmimiLjwtfkr. .:'.. i
netted at tha hotel Portland, and the
rooms engaged there, several months
go for the officers, over a hundred
good rooms hava been registered.
Resolutions congratulating Mrs. Dan
Way on the success of her recent book.
"From the West ' tq the West," were
ananlmoualy passed and, airs. Dunlway
gave an Interesting little sketch of the
way she came to write the book. "
Mrs. Coo gave some bright, entertain
ing Items regarding her visit to Wash
ington, and. the inauguration of Pres
ident Roosevelt," which she waa given
special opportunity-of enjoying.-.,
The next meeting will be held at
Mrs. Mallory-a on Saturday, May
A Vassar. Graduate . .-V,',
Wife of Japanese General. '
Marchlonesa Oyama, wife of' the Jap
anese general, 4a a remarkable woman. A
precocious high school pupil when only
10 years old, aha won an American educa
tlon given ber by, the Japanese govern-
It la only when Katharine" Ja aur
rounded with the, grandeur and magnifl
cano of nature that she 'la .awed into
the seriousness of tier-new lifa.-Som
of tha pictures of her homo life, ordi
nary and commonplace in themaelve.
reflect a hew light aad grew-animate
and Interesting through ,her ready pen.
But It- 1 when she leave the house,
with ita more ar less of domestic oar
and work, and finds herself buried ia
the heart of nature that ab grows io
t!OTftarRUni-rLBbaorbtn. . &
Wr1tlnsT"Vfi'tha netlo w autuuiu dayaV
aha aays: 'All for which you long ara
here; and far more, now that autumn ia
abroad In the land, standing tiptoe upon
the hilltops, ' pouring down thr slopes
from a beaker full of richest dye a
flam that aettetlt the'' mountain on
fire and maketu a new heaven and .a
new earth, - There was a time when I
waa rather skeptical of the existence
of a 'beauty that Intoxicates.'-but that
waa before coming to Oregon, I -anr
believer now! and already half Inebriated
through- tba eharm-of -rthur latest revela
"Tor a long time I hava been altilng
en en old stump one ef theidecoratlve
features of- 'our woodland lawn look
ing over thla wonderland and regretting
the year lost In finding It." Or who
could not feel the rep of an Oregon
summer day, a she telle us: .' "Near
ur In the .grass, were tall wand-Ilk
lavender rile' -oma. 1 with -French pinks
of many coiois, and the whit parasols
of the wild parsnip bobbing every
where ; bees were lastly droning,, and
yellow' butterflies drifted like . roa
petal through 'th air, ; "Oh. Sheila.'.'
she cried, "isn't It beautlful-r-thl great,
round earth that swings In -tne MiMe of
God.' The -hook closes with the settling
down for CKristmna..ve.".irJiea-tae fog
of an Oregon Christmas has closed
ment. Coming here la her 11th year., aha
waa prepared for. Vassar .college in a
Connecticut private- school, at XI waa a
Vassar graduate, at the wife of Baron
Oyama, and now. In her OA year, she
In the e8splro -She bepaw known
ago aa an expert fencer, swimmer and
horsewoman. Aa a student -of botany,
oology and' foreign languagea, she la In
the first rank. She Is also said ta be the
foremost -authority tn her country on
Shakespeare, , y.
. " St. at' St -; ; f r
Sacajawea and Baby ,'. i
Get Pass From New York.' -
' In honor of their distinguished services
to the country the courtesy of a pass
has bean . extended tbem by the New
York Central. North west era -and North
ern PecUM. There la no doubt that If
tha women 'along the route knew when
Sacajawea'a private car would paaa they
would turn, out ea , masse to do her
honor. ' "'; :' :'
The women who have made H possible
for ' Sacajawea and her. baby to be at
the fair, express the moat sincere grati
tude to these various companies for their
generous contribution, To them It -la a
cash contribution and tha burden of rale
Ing the fund necessary for placing thla
them ta' and they "feel 'like castaways
on acme lonely. Island with the vague
sea about them. ; And yet . they ' know
somewhere beyond tht grayncn Christ
mas bell are ringing and Christmas
carols are .singing, and their perfect
bapplhes 1 descends Upon them aa they
gather around the snappy Tule log and
open their package of Christmas books
kept for this occasion.' T
Oregon's "oldest Inhabitant". - could
write-.no more - enthusiastically " of
cl Imatto- and eenory4 han-'Katherlne''
I doe, aad yet. sen haa-ever doHe-iv.ee
truthfully and with lea anticipation of
It being "bread cast upon the waters."
It In no sense advertises Oregon, but
simply fills 'the lover of the beautiful
and majestic withan unquenchable de
sire ta drink In the glory and harmony
of It all.;. , ....... , ....
- The book la handsomely bound 'and
contains a dosen exquisite halftonee of
Oregon's wel-known scenery, . At CJlo-
v;irg at vorTTice, ii.zd.
Th Whlta Terror and the'Red.'-.
Ry A. Pahan. Thla JjoL, a- cheerful
tal by any means, but what story of
Russia has been for a century?-It Is
one of the most timely books of the
year, for while Its story centers largely
about the aaaaealnatloa of Alexander It,
much of It parallels so true wlth events
that have transpired In Rusala the past
year or two. It la like reading current
hlatory. ' It Is a story that haa been
told over and aver again of Russia''
brutality. Ignorance gnd nnmltlgated
horrors, but It ha th advantage of be
ing told by on who apeak from actual
personal experience, and who-tell .hla
sory with a purpose. Mr. Cahan wan
a member, of a revolutionary -tcircla"
end 1ft his book given much of th In
fid workings-of -Nihilism "that hart
never before been told, and after read
ing tba story of th Whit Terror of the
beautiful statue in Portland and Port
land wilt derive tha lasting benefit from
kit has beef! more of a task than (he
$600,000 raised right in the city ' to do
honor to the men of the party. - -. -A
letter from Miss Alice Cuwuer. the
fully expects to be present on the day
of the unveiling.
During the past week, about -baa
been realised from the sale of school
buttons. - The sale of souvenir spoons
haa received new life, and .soma, good
sales have been' received from . L N.
Flelachaer; Lincotn-Oarfleld Relief corps,
Rath bone Bitters, Ivanhoe temple of
Portland and from Taooma aad Olympta,
Although fl.000 must yet be raleed. the
association declines permission te permit
a replica to be made, aa It Is the earnest
desire that. Portland shall be the sole
possessor of this work of art.. . . ; ,
Lecture on Iceland
' r y v
Lady: Von Rydingsvard.
" Several Weeks ago we anaounoed the
arrival hi . Portland . of a very dia
tlnrulahed . lecturer. Madam ''Anna von
Rydingsvard, . aad .expressed the hope
that the -efforts- of the. Woman's club
might be successful In Inducing bar to
lecture for them. It Is a pleaaure ta be
thron and the Red Terror of the revo
lution, one is filled with wonder -and
amassment that two such Complete or
ganisation could live upon the earn
oil, apparently grow strong and thrive
and yet neither, up to the preaent, able
ta annihilate the other. ,
1 The ease with which 'the' leaven of
civil liberty permeates, not only the
maaaea, but royalty Itself, I shown by
th conversion and Ufa of Pavel Boula
toff, a prlncs of royal blood, ' who,, as
the hepb of th book, becomea a leader
pfihe JBVglutronlatav'wlUlngito give jib J
his life of esse and luxury, -and suffer,
even to Imprisonment or death, if be
be called 'upon, for the cause, -ilia eon
version la . due to the.- courage of a
young Jeweas with whom he becomea
co-worker-and afterward marries, but
the romance la aa clouded With political
Intrigue, and personal danger that It I
almost bereft of wtns, or beauty.
The value of .th book, lie in the con
el. "Journalistic manner, of xplnstloa
and laying -bare,-without ar-supeiulty-t
of -detail, th exact situation of Russia
today, and th demand that ar grow
ing Jouder and- loader for-ooes tit u
tional government. It also throw a
strong light on tha diabolical treatment
of the Russian Jew, and. excltea a sym
pathy rarely created by more learned
treatise, hence will command a, larger
sal, than - th eame story without ' the
brighter thread of ' romance running
It - The whole book might almost serve
as a key to.th preaent situation, tn tha
"far east." . A. B. Karnes at Co. price
$1.0..'; -jff--, i-
"The pioneer." By Oeraldlne Bonner,
This Is a California story full of ro
mancer hlstery and .Incident 1 Tha "Pio
neer and hero of the story is a man
grown. old In the western country. Hae-
Ung mad hi fortune In "th forties. "
but being unsuccessful In hi love af
fair, fa contemplated a culst aar1
able tjo announce that such arraagemeats
have been completed, and that Hit I
Is decided as tha data when I'adam roa
Rydingsvard will give bar lecture on
"lotlana. Although a native at oa
ton, the lecturer has apent' many years
In Sweden and. Denmark - and : njaay
months In Iceland. ; Through her mar
riage affiliation she baa . procured many
valuable book, piece ef slrrer ' anj
curios not obtainable ror love or money.
Madam von" Rydingsvard has a mag
nificent voice, and at the , lecture , will
"give, several Iceland folk aongi,.. She
will also exhibit some, of ' her precious
relics, The lecture' will be free to club
members. . who have the same privilege
of Inviting guests that Is 'given a regu
lar meetings, by paying K cento far each
guest. .' ' ; ' 4 .' : ' '' - " -
The lecture wUl be given la tha Knlghta
at Pythtos .hau. Marquam buUdlng.
... . Vt-.--' M wrr- -J -
Old'-' Rhyme; ;"CK:.:'
With New Jingles. '
Where ara you going, my pretty maid?.
To the club election, air. aha said.
AAd what is. your . tavorlta , eolart ha
;- said.' . . ' " ',-'.'
Why do you ask met Of course, Ita red.
Is your favorite,, one . of K position and
tonef ''; ' j ' . : ,
Of course aha la, for I've worked my
' : 'phone. . -.. .-'
Don't be Inquistte and Til tell you mora,
I've religiously gone from door ta door, .'
Those ' asplrfng damsels - I've- smeared -
with tor; . ' ... :'
rva scoured the highway near and far: -I've-made-thenv-pay
duea-tUl -their ;
And the floor of the clubroom with Ita
. crowds will moan. k , ; V
Easter Is eclipsed with Ita gorgeous
.--"T-gowns---r'J." '"V: v 7V - . .
Aa we sally forth in our final rounds; .
Eulogies will be the order or the day ; ..
But never an epitaph will come oar way.
Vi ., ' e . a- a ... , ... .
Where are you going my pretty maid T J
Wa are stampeding borne, false friend.
they said, V ., 1 ,
I Stopped to scratch my head, and think
ror-, now their colors were green and
And tha air wan tense, and not and blue
Aad the atmosphere swelled Ilka aul
.1 pher, 'tis true.- ... . k- r . . :..". -And
I thought of the plum that grew-
and grew, ' . - ' : " '" ..
But always remained of emerald hue. , -
. ' ' v '( . , i- ' " r K, O. h.'V
;',;.- : '"'
Boston Interested t'y-'
In Oregon Club Virky '' ':
. Miss Chase reports .the organisation of
a club at Sherwood, Oregon, with the
following officers! President, lira. Rosa
B. Morback; viae-president. ' Mra.' B. C
Cowman: secretary. Mis Dora .Smock:
treasurer, ' John Campbell; auditor, J. C
Bmook. Thla club start with a member' ,
ship of 15. Miss Chase recently spoke
before the. Friends college at Newberg. .
A number of new members have been
added to the Newberg club. - . .
At . last report she was speaking to .
various granges.' "After a speech before '
a grange meeting at Scholia she seaan
Ised a club ef le membra, w4th the gel-:
lowing offloers; ' President., Mrs. Carrie "
Bchmeltser, Sherwood : secretary, Mrs.
Annie ' Wenstrore, HUlsboro.'.- treasurer,
Mrs. A. B. Flint. JBIIsboro. At Ore ham
Mies Chaae spoke to,. 10a grangerSr and
was Invited to speak at a number of other ,
grange meetings. She has been Invited,
egkln ta visit Newberg, where shs organ- .
Ised a club recently, to speak at a mass
meeting. We expect that Mum Chase
will soon be re-enforced by tba presence
of Miss . Laughlln in Oregon. 'Boston
Journal,..'.-' . Ay , ....; ', ,,.-..-,, '
A Ruse to Prevent
Bulletin eommenu .edltorlaily on the -action
of the National Association-of
Packers and the similar National Asso
ciation of Canners In voluntarily agree
ing te abandon the .use of adulterants,
and ta appoint their own Inspectors to
enforce the - agreement among mann- ,
Tacturers. The Bulletin points out that,
their action waa "nothing more than
a clever ruse, whose object .was -to pre-
vent 'pure-food .legislation, v While the .
United State senate haa twice disagreed
Itself by refusing such legislation, the
packers and eanners realise that the -time
Is near at hand when pebple will -demand
pure-food laws, and will get
them In spite of tha United State senate. -It
la. muoh easier for -the manufacturers
to make concessions to the demand" for
pure food then It would be to obey pure
food laws.; The one policy can be
abandoned gradually, whereas It Is dif
ficult to get a good law repealed. ' Tha
pure-food committees In 'the- clube are
therefore advised ta relinquish none of ,
thoir effort In behalf of the bill which
is to be brought up In the next congress.
peaceful Ufa. void of further romance,
or any real interest. In thla ha la agree!
ably disappointed, for th two daughter '
of his old sweetheart turn up and make
thlnga lively. - - . . -
The story la of the rise and fall of '
Virginia City, and th history of many -a
famous mining camp to brought out in
tha unraveling of the narrative, which,
throughout haa a strong flavor of the ''
western mining districts. The story Is '
divided Into three books. Tha first tell. '
lake oare-of Aa-iovalld -wnwher; ndui-
n ui awry or two young girl, who -
ing poverty 'and hardships of all Imag-
'" !-,--j n tn nrsi part, however
the hero... heroin aad vUlaln all ao '
pear apon the stage. - Book second finds
th girls heirs to a gold mine, a home"
In San Pranclsoo and society st their
feet, whUe in book three tha plot thick
ens, the villain la mora le aM.- '.
fortune diminish and- at lat "Unci"-"
Jim, tb Pioneer," step In and at
thing -right. Th-lnrua(rertir d'
scriptions and, more than all, 'tie Char
acter loeraaeivea are or a truly weetern
type strong, vigorous and full of life
and action,-The oenew and play ara at
tlmea Intensely dramatic, and tha atrong '
Individuality of each character I drawn ,
with power and . naturalness, and alto- -gather
the author has . conoelvad and
executed a jrery clever atory of Western j
mining Ufa : ' ,; .
' The publishers have gWen It a pretty
dark blue binding, appropriately deco
rated with California popple. Bobbs- '
merriii ex - fTK f 1.19,
"Charlea tha Chauffeur." Whether -on
owns automobile or 1 only prlv.
Ileged to be run down by them, hr can
but -enjoy.the- rich- ho trior and clever
satire of Mb, S. E. Klsera "Cr. I
tC- "Juel ca 1 . 1 I