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T HE! OREGON DAI L Y J O U R'N A L
' . S. JACKSON '
- PUBLISHED BY, I JOURNAL PUBLXSHIN0 CO.
Small Cliangfe ,
JNO. F. CAMOU. I oM froasn Fairbanks!
fwhUahan! wvary mnloi; (except Sunday) end ewary Sunday moraine at Tt Journal Building, Fifth end Tasnhia
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, Industry is taking Ita spring, toalo.
Letters. From the
People : ,
OFFICIAL PAPER OF, THE CITY OF PORTLAND
Haa Rejetvnsky made first
fat.'....,.: ( J , '.-yj-r ,','', ';Y..:.
Taata ia properly ns politics In bust-
LOOK OUT FOR : THE; COUNCIL. ; :
-TT IS VERY IMPORTANT or Portland to elect on
I . the first londay j& June a council, composed of
' : " T ' Sfood capable men, of the very best citizens, wen
, - fho can be depended upon to do their duty by the
. people fully, and without hope of personal gain, beyond
the slight salary attached to the office. Jn British and
German cities men of the highest character and stand-
: j'ing serve in such offices cheerful and ably, without
' pay or expectation of any pecuniary reward whatever,
directly or indirectly, but from a sense of ' civic 'duty
- - and through patriotism' and pride in good local govern
meat. , American cities must work kround to thia same
" basis, and it is, none too soon to begin right here in
Portland. :is;:(j.i:r;-.;. v.; .jx-k
i The list of councilmanic candidates that will appear
'"n the primary tickets is not on the whole encouraging.
': There are some very good men among them, but there
.are also a number who are not fit to. be entrusted with
this important position, and in some wards no man of
, Mhe right soft has come forward as a, .candidate. The
'.. only thing to do is to make the best selections possible
- at the primaries from among the candidates that have
filed petitions, and then, in cases where, men probably
unworthy have, been nominated to bring-out, if possible,
superior independent candidates. ' We believe that this
can be done, that better men than some likely to be
. nominated can be induced to run and serve, but this can
-only be -accomplished" Dy-tdncertedon-partlsan action
' ; on the part of a large proportion of the best citizens pf
,the wards wherein uch action may become advisable.
It is not enough to elect "good fellows." Some men
who want the office the people cannot afford to elect
We want no '"gray wolves" or possible grafters, in the
council. The taxpayers and worth v. intelligent citizens
generally should think and talk this matter over. "If
i in any case no man thoroughly and surely trnstworthy
p nominated for councilman at the primaries prevail on
some better man to run independently and elect him.
importance. ,- csureiy a
T This may turn- but to be of great
repetition of the scandals of the
past few years should
be prevented, if possible.. 'And the honest takpaying
.citizens can prevent it ; y "i. .;.'. v :i :'y-,"J'-.:
A NICE, FAT JOBTT
HZ JOURNAL'S Salem correspondent estimates
the net emoluments of the state printer at $20,000
vear. or S80.000 for the four-vcar term, and
probably, the estimate if not an exaggerated one. ' Each
state printer nas retired wita a big "wad" of money,
. ' -entirely out of' proportion to the'services rendered, and
yet yesr after year; session after, session of the legis
T lature quadrennial term after term, pass, itnd nothing: is
i cut off this thrifty graft.-Whyrnd as-bo'.ae to. blame'
r(Th aiiswet to the laUef .question israsy--Unf several
V . legislatures: Every 'two years' the legislature's called on
r by the people, speaking through the pres,.od in other
j ways, to remedy u(s evil ror to tax (tne; people $20,000
a year for.wprk wortn npt over .OOO or S4,000is notH-
-- in I' than; an -evil and a scandal Yf nothing" H
. "done about it. Because the constitution provide for
, . state printer is no excuse; legislatures ahould have given
1, the people a chance 20 years ago to , change the con-
stitution in this, respect Or it would have been com.
psratively easy for any legislature to cut down this of
y Acer's emoluments to a much less if not ' i' reasonable
5 figure. The last legislature did something toward limit
ing certain state officers' emoluments by, providing for
' flat salaries for' the governor, secretary of state, state
.) treasurer and supreme court Judges, after January 1,'1907;
4 and the state will thus save, after that date," though pay.
. ing Very liberal salaries, perhaps $30,000 a year,- but the
L state. printer'! graft isapparently to gS6n indefinitely
.. The lesson of it is that 4 man with a' fat graft seems to
have a pall with" Oregfcni legislatures that' cannot be
. ;j brokert off or loosened. Jt is not that members of the
legislature are directlylitibe'd by the state printer. ; He
.:. simply makea himself useful and agreeable to them, and
) in order to be good fellowsato him they let him alone
4 and permit him to take probably $15,000 a year from the
'i taxpayers more than is reasonable and right, Thia fact.
.4 so long and plainly apparent, shows that there is need
- (. of electing still better and more conscientious and high
has been made in this respect during the past few years,
u 11 inarm idii inere is room xor more improTB'i nothing b J-Bt
snouia be thoroughly pledged to . take steps toward
abolishing the state printer's office, or to cut down his
emoluments to a fair figure. ..' " -;
SALOONS NEAR THE FAIR GROUND, y
Waathar : forecast
tot June 1 raXo.1
dwindles to bona and
'Sena aeaalmuita aj
about froata. ... , , ':
00 MANY SALOONS' are "springing-4nto exist-
ence in the' vicinity of; the entrances to. the fair
grounds., It may not be an easy matter to draw
a line and say that there ahall.be only so many saloons
within, a given area, dr. that a-saloon. shall he- permitted
on this lot and not allowed on that lot; yet that so many
saloons as have come or are preparing to come into
existence in that locality will be a nuisance and a detri
ment to the city and to Jhe fair is certain. Jt would have
been well at the outset 'to have formulated a definite
polijpysw.plan concerning thia matter, allowing -only a
limited number of saloons within a given area, and none
of these within a certain distance of the fair grounds, but
it seems the council had not even considered the matter
at alL but granted all the licenses applied for. .The prob
lem is not without its difficulties, yet it is clear that too
many licensee faave been granted for ..saloons in thai
vicinity. If it be impossille td revoke any of, these li
censes, at least. na more stiould be granted, and all the
saloon men of that quarter should be given to under
stand that they must conform strictly to the law and
conduct orderly places on penalty of the forfeiture oflnt over would not float a vary
If the visitors to the fair must pass through a gauntlet
Of saloons, let them be made and kept as decent as
possible, and required'to observe,, the laws strictly. - : '
The city needs revenue; of courle, but it cannot
a , ,t ' j . ... i w wi vuui(wir Juki
nuru iu auuw im mnu iccumii 10 iuc ' exposition I mat hM M VM H
grounds to be lined with disorderly and disgusting dives. jFonea In town. ';
.. Tka aMkaeae Tataa af FalaV
Portland. April 23. To tha Editor of
The Journal om time sine. Marcb
II, tharo appard la on or the othr
dalllM an adltoiial on "Vlrtua In freih
Pais I" which eonvara , the Idea that
thara la vary little in paint to axclta
"ethical enthusiasm" or awaken; the
afatheUo sense. Thia article waa evi
dently a writeup ' by .. someone totally
Irnoraat of .h aubjact. of a lot of p.rae
tlcat remarks by some practical bust
neaa man. It la not an editorial in any
proper . aenaa, but a arloesed-up inter
view, for no one who haa thought Ave
minutes about the matter could fail to
sea that paint le nothing if not ethical
and aaathetin. ' A' atuay of paint is a
study-of -raeee and their development,
w blob' is othlea. and it Is also a study
of the development of ' the aeathetlo In
man perhaps aa much aa any other one
tnma '-,. ' :
The ortainat fda, in painting was ap
pearance and thia waa the sola1 object
Oh, what a day It waa to wear a Anelsousht. A casual study of any hand
1NB1UUH oak , . .
Now , win the Oregon ben please' be
' Oet ready to a hare June 1. raia or I
stun v .- ...s . s . i !, ;
Last week in AurtV then only : .
month. . '
Evidently the Colorado Bear walked
like n man awajrf .:, ? r :
Wanted to marry the woman who
eaa eaearruiiy drees on ass a year.
' The less meat you eat. after all! the
better for puree, atomach and) braina. .
Big anow atorma and bllaaarda back
aaat of the Rockiea, And than look at
Oregon.;- -. ,,, . . - .- .,
The tears that will be ahad because
-That list of eouneUmahle oahdldataa
does- not. on the whole, look very en
couraging. , , T,.- .
The' Bell company had better, -took
SPRUCING UP FOR THE. FAIR.
That this is a civilised Oountrr m
amcieauy- provea or tha
baaeball umpires are allva.
book In the I decorative art will show
what- la meant . or reference ta any
treatise on the use of coloring pigments
la ancient Bgypt or Oreeca will indi
cate that paint waa Intended to beautify
only... This waa the. only object aought
for more than 1,000 years- after paint
waa used an appeal aolely - to the
aeatneuo sense in man.
Then It waa discovered that by the
addition of oil iaatead of water a bet
ter result In - appcoranoe was obtained
and i no Idea tally It waa alio discovered
that objeeSa go painted war preserved
longer, banc the.' , twofold ' object in
painting resulted. ' First. ' appearance,
and .aeoond. durability, and this order,
has been maintained to the present
time. - Whether In the paint factory or
the retail store, the Aret question asked
of the raw material by the chemist in
his testing laboratory la "how will It
lookr . The first question by the cus
tomer la "now will it look 7-
. - Appearance la everything; while dura
bility la always a secondary considera
tion. It waa the determining question
, faet that I ' the old masters whether working la
v I great cathedrals or on canvas. U ia th
'. , . I guide of the great : army of ymodern
decorators; it is tb criterion of every
householder improving bis property.
showing that paiat ia primarily and' all
the time a ganga te the development of
man's aesthetlo aenaa. T Bo much la thia
so that one. may read the character. of
th Inmate of a house and bia nation
allty. for th paint he selects is an ex
press Ion of tb man's aesthetic . aenaa
m MM .. . . . . 'at. f J .
I I J ilUA m evcryrning cannot oc uun in I -'Don't be a - mUlionair," advlsaa
out it is aireaay eviaent tnai tne . cnici crmcjsm i eoniamporary.- we eject the advlo
which visitors will have to make on Portland this! with acorn and Indignation. ;
summer will be the condition of many of our streets. In I There should be a good ehanoe for
that' respect while we have advanced, rapidly in the past 1 some first-daa man to ran independ
few years we still have; a' long road to go. Realizing I enUyoe eoncllmn. If they wllL , .
ouf shortcomings in this yespect we will. be better able I wm.m.ki. i... '
to iraprovelhem In the matter of a general house lenUy without the ability or inclination I and It appeal to aia- taata and infiu-l
cleaning), however, Portland has never done as well as it 1 to make the transformation into Jekya j anoa bias juat aa mual doe. It iaS
is doing this year. . There is not only great activity on ; . 4V .Tli:- v . '"iZ..'.." y..n" ii,nJ
L J j" K..IM! K.. jnr , , h,,, I roviv ww1 Or running J07( twin; - wii wwato wnum
every hand in the matter of -building, out everywhere I ,foul of tn. anti-trust law. Evidently Mn a minor key and It is Juat aa unpoe
paint is being liberally used and striking improvements I It was made to protect the people aralnst I slble not to feel joyful, vietorloue or
are being made. On the whole, therefore, while the I tbam. , , . ..-..-v.-J'.-t,, triumphant whil listening t musks in
jhowing which .Portland will jg--"w'-ot I C-" -ai.i.ii--- '-lnV "a-..ia. &a?2f Irf ee?4 "LTS
be everything to be desired, it will be a strikingly grati-1 vonrth at mir n.inmu is. tsi insr the ahades always have a sub-
fying-advance on all previous records and will set such I celebrate the- later date, then al byj duing effect, while th lighter tints and
- Th character of an Individual of
nation,. of "a city, can be seen in the way
they treat and decorate their building.
n I juarea oy in is starraara. . ana wnere
aoe rDruim sn gui vre nave s nne
school system, splendid- -public library,
good water, eto bat look at our paint.
A careful glance at the residences and
business blocks of Portland will show a
negligent disregard for or a great Ignor
ance of the subject of paiat and Ita of-
sbauusiu tii w f.fu lutyie iu uvyc iivu I j ' - -
m luiuiK,.-. -:"-'-. ,-'. - ' - ' - ' It ! MMieM tk. nl H.dl S.M
' .In this connection it may be said that one of the mpst I is- worth only about ssmso.soo after
Visit the fair for an bour or two In the
evening that Be can spare xrvm n
labor, many times during tb season,
making th axpoaitlon a matter of study
and a means of edueaiion. he will have
to be satisfied with one' or two day
off during th season, devoted to a
Jumbled .and rambling observation of the
big ahow. .. .A, -' i -
It ia simply out of "the question for
the' poor man. He la-not going. to buy
a-ticket for himself alone and play the
hog, and -he haa not the money -to buy
tickets for each member of bia family,
and he la not going to have th money
to pay' 10 oenta apiece for bia family
very often during the season. As the
matter now stand, tn fair eommjaaion
ia elmply aaylng Ita prayers to ma rica
man. ,-.v . ' " - fc ;
Th men who ar buying thee tickets
will , pay more . la admissions without
:;A' X::t of Ncr
j Qrcfjox Laws
' ' ,, t ,
The Joumaf S nrlntlns a vnrmdla
of all th law passed by the laat legia.
lature. which those interested would do
www out out xor refers no:
Watgikt f Xo sVmhm. -H.
B.' ISI. a box of hops for picking
measurements snail wels-h IB Bannda.
and no more, t Approved februarv n. ...
. Bepwrtlag Csat samy. ';
rlthout -si.' All persona or. state InatW
the ticket and the men who are not I tuuona having control of atats property
buying them will not pay aa much In are required to make a monthly report
aa missions as- tney. wouia spwra ur m i
ticket ir It waa made right. .. '
v The fair management cannot , bank
root Itself by the multitude of admis
sions. Better have 10,000 .at 1 certta
than 10,000 at SO oenta. Neither will
it Ml Ita treasury by selling cheap ad-
of rents, receipta from sales or other '
sources; provided, this act ahall not h
construed to apply to educational insti
tutions' in regard t runds received for '
tuition, matriculation . or:.' other, fees
charged students. .-Th penalty for vio
lating the act Is a fin of 2 to 1500.
missions to men who have alma t spend I Approved February SI. -
and money to pay. - Ordinarily th man
of mean pays ft to see what the poor
man sees for Ji cents. In this matter
tb order la to be reversed.
.- Why not dd away with this ticket
bustnesa altogether or give ua a square
deal. - IsaOe to th single man or woman
hla book of 117 ticket for $10. Then
isaue te th man of family a group
ticket with tb pjctur of each member
of his 'family attached to his portion
or th group, the same number of ad-
missions ror the aama price.
A LABORINQ MAN BTOCKHOLDSR.
Th Columbia theatre stock company
opened - Its -last wees: yesterday after
noon with a pleasing performance of
th clever old farce, ."Pink 'Domino.'
While moat of Portland Sweltered in th
glorious sunshln outside, th nous was
atmospherically cool and ' snthuslaati-
callv overheated. . .1 . 'v..
"Pink Dominoes- comes) from a well I PL A . .u a joint tenants.
known schooL Ita thema haa been their1? " m ownmon, -pprovaa
Vswasto' f OpwMswtsw, .
B: B. Tt, It 1 unlawful for any mn
son to employ subjective or objective
mechanlcf 1 mean to test th eyes -without
having obtained a certificate of reg
istration from th Oregon stale beard f
optometry. This board la to be ap
pointed by th governor as o n aa prac
tice bis after the law atoas 1 ita affect.
All person desfiing to praAlo opto
metry thereafter shall make application
for a certificate and be xamjdsd at th
time ana place, Indicated for aubh wprkT
aii persons entitled to a certificated
make application for the same w
three months after thia act roes
erreot. Th penalty for violation la a
fine of fie to 1100, or imprisonment of
on to threw month la tn county JalL
Physicians and surgeons authorised to
pnactioe, and .persons selling eyeglasses
In tb ordinary course of busrhess. with
out endeavoring to teat the eyes, ar not
required to secure a certificate from the
optometry board. -In fore by emer
gency elaua. . f'v
Traatse OnnatabJm. . 'i'
H. B. (. AH trustee or ex eon tors
now holding real or personal property
In trust, or who may hereafter be ma
m eorvary tu ' .
r Trent ta Bog-ma Blvwr. ';S.
ii i ujaaaj iv ilia xor-
trout or cnt-fhrokt trout In Bogu river
st any time, except with book and line,
th penalty being fin fit 0 to f 100.
excuse of at least a doas good farces
playwrights steal only the beat ld
but It always plaasss. It Is th lmpossl-
ble tale of three man' engaging three
women for a "Quiet" llttl supper, and
aa tha ctrls wear Pink dominoes as dis- I Approved February tl
guises. It Is an easy matter for ml ameailed tooatlon sTnllss y '
escorts to mistake ,n for th other. K.' B. tit. - Any one) holding a mining
ar mixed up in tha supper party. -Th I caUon notice was defective.- hit reia.
complications... grow, mora absurd each cats tha claim, dating th notice, back t
moment up to tb denouement, and thai the Urn of th- original mention: pro
hous receives them, in convulsions of I vlded. that tb relocation shall not af
reet existing rights. , Approved Febru
' Triawiata Oonmty Asstssis. ."- ':.'
H. B; tls. The Klamath county as-
ftriking'bf our public buildings is the city hall, but its jalLTi tsrrible, pity tb aor
exterjor could be vastly improved were it given such a I '00 e4d man.
going-ovet as that which the postoffice bmlding is now In New Terk a feminine enthoalast
receiving. JTh cost would be very little in comparison over dag ban compiled a volume eon
with; Improvement w the" txteriorf of the building and is W,t "?l022u
among; the '.mall hing'tnat are well worth while. , . po3e' $VZgLi?it&
5 DEATH OF JOSEPH JEFFERSON.
-w-.,.,' r,.',r, "i"'..: i---7--i-7--- - , i and ' thieve. -WelL it wouldn't
TEATH has removed, at the rioe are of 76. Amer-1 mac eurprts us nor for them te
VJ icabest known actor, and one highly respdete 1 JTtVr "'
r Uj nuiioDi ui pcopic. . i c ciiio ui a lauiuj vi gam mmugnonw
actors, and was himself a born actor, beginning his pro
fessional career when only three years of age. He not
only had. natural histrionic talent, but he had the initia
tive and -courage tp break away to some extent from the
old stilted school and to "hold up a glass to nature," to
play his parts simply and naturally rather than after
th formal technique from which actors who are made,
not born-,' cannot even to this day break away. ' Joseph
Jefferson in his long career entertained many millions
of people, and sever to their harm, but rather to their
benefit He was a gentlemanly and rather ' scholarly
man, temperate and. thrifty .in his personal affairs, and I improving.
onen an agrccsoie companion oi men oi eminence in i i n .
state, church and society. In his time he played many ' Tb new -rnianjook eounty eewtboua
parts," yet in them all he was the true jgentlcman and wl"0t ?"' 'v '
the worthy successful citizen. His ideals, if not of the ; No use of Fourth of iuiv eaiebratioM
highest, were at least elevated ana clean, and ms memory I in orsgon in is year. . vane t tha fair.
e int1v held in much rcsocct hr "all anrt and rhnrfitinns I ':' .' . ' ' 1 ': '-
of men." He ws successful in his life, and, left the UoTSZJ'tZld inthl tS?1
... , " . . . . . - . . . J t. L . W I " , ' , . I -
worm a time owcr, we ouooi not, ipr oavuig uvea in tt. i Ecno.
ma 1. kMHHM.- m. m., A rA ,1,..
According to Jimmy Bd all other I when everyone knows that "attractive-
neas in painting costs no more than tha
unattractive, and when th property
owner stop and considers that . good
paint, property applied by a competent
workman, wui iooa enougn netier ann
mat naugh longer to mor than offset
the difference la flrst coat. It seem a
sham that th cheav careless botch
work of th Irresponsible dauber should
be seen aa It Is on every band.
'. Knowing- yon ar taking a great interest-in
the cleaning up and beautifying
of our city, w take th liberty to ad
dress these conclusions to yeu to us
as yon see nt, . , . . ti. a. u.
Wool way up. '
Pray; for rain now.
Prune going to pay.
Portland, April IL T th Editor- of
Tha Journal The writer was dellshted
OnUrio Is rapidly and systematically 1 with th rajolaer ta "An Eastern Lady"
From th New York Press
;''.. a general naval engagement between
.... J ana nojvsivensay wui O aissp
; v, pointed, for they miscalculate vast dis
i' tancea and Ignore fundamental military
'; ; I principles. . Only one chance In a thoua
, j and ia there that Togo will fight the
7 , t Russian' admiral ' to a flnish In th
... watera wher th csar" ship ar now
, t j reported. - They are J.000 mile from
, s Japan. Tb proposition, that Togo
t j snouia take, tne Japanese -navy from its
. ii... m nw uriiauornoua vx oing
,'. apore ta aa if w were at war with Italy
- and Admiral Sampson should take our
'; navy hair way up th Mediterranean to
; meet the enemy, leaving our own ports
f undefended and divorcing himself from
any possible baa for coaling, repairs
and refuge. Togo would not naturally
, 'jeave tne see or sapaa expoaed t at
. tacks f rem the Vladivoetock fleet. H
... 1 would not naturally run the haaard of
l permitting eom of Rojestvenaky ships
- i t elude him at Singapore and join tb
Vladivoetock squadron whil h wss en-
'. arm avl mar seaa ! 1aIH. sa a ji - .
weave; STBIsnBBa SSVVIIICB) , VVV milfM
ii from horn. H would not dream of
-- are laeii ssi n arm ars m s ri v a it a t na unaaian
e4miriunJn he had practically nil
: v his navy under his command. aolhaTa
general engagement la th neighborhood
4 of Singapore would mean leaving th
ea f Japan, unprotected. -
.f We -have no doubt that if th Russian
adtatral pursues his course toward th
aea of Japan a flying sqaadrod of Togo
' nuw ka MM him .Im. (k. . . ...
probability torpedo boats will pick -out
one of hla warships now and than and
: ; -sinx or dissbi it. But It ta net within
.alUUry .rawht--Toyq should brla'g
on general ngagement at th point
r"7' moat" dtsadvsntgoosTr"TiTm ihs
- Russians ar ma mad aa to persist la
' , : pressing on to aa engagement In water
that 'wilt to the moat advantageotia t
, th Japanese. We say mad because
every . mil that Bojestveasky sail- to
ward Japan carries him farther away
from harbor of refuse and from coal.
Ing place and nearer to -.a dilemma
Where, even if I be could esoap Togo
. and gala entrance .to Vladivoetock. he
would be of no eervlre te th Russian
arm la the east. .He would be of.no
' aid ncraus In' Vladivoetock there are
i net th facilities t repair and maintain
. a fleet of th also of hla whether the
gxa are rettea bulks r Coating tort,
resses. It Is a ouesUon if he even
could provide coal at Vladivostok for
hla fleet, because Oyama haa. amply
provea that ha can out that port on
from its .land communications praetlo
ally whenever ha pleases to do so. If
Rojesventaky could deliver his ships
safely In Vladivoetock ha would In f
feet be doing litu more than to place
a prise there to go to Japan aa on oi
th. awards of tha peaoe- settlement at
tne close of th war. 1 ' .-.''
. . - A
FAaTT AVTOKOSrra) ZsT FBAJTOB.
r W. K. Vanderbllt, Jr. raa a tS-horse-
power Mercedes from Nice to within tiin
mue or raria, nearly so mnes, in is
hours. . An accident at Vlftepeave St
Oeorgea cut him from completing "the
.Journey inside of 1 hours. , This Is fast
traveling. The ranide on the Parle,
Lyons A Mediterranean railway, one of
the fastest trains In Europe, makes the
run In a trifle mora than 14 hours. With
reference to the train- It may be said
that Ita schedule is slow from Nice to
Marseilles, front whence It takea n tb
pace that, renders It fsmous.To th
condition of tb French loads may be
creauea in pert sir. vanaerbiit'a per.
fermanc. Th old Roman road from
4-Art -t. Rouen furnish: the veute, end
It la prpbably th best In th world and
haa been for almost ' 1,000 years. Na
poleon traveled It when he- joined "th
army in Italy to Marseilles, 70 miles
In If hour, changing horses It times.
Thst was thought t b a wonderful
feat. ' ..- "... ' ..- , .-
- Oeveraer' Wife tTakappy.
- From th Chleaso Journal.
Mrs." McDonald,-w if of tn nVw gov
ernor of Colorado. Is not at all ..glad
becanee of -being guShed Into prominence
aa "the nrst tady of tha slate." In fact,
aha regards It rather as a mlafortun.
neing a tnorougnly domesticated woman.
"The deareet wish of my heart la that
I could leave Denver and return to my
home In Leadvllle.' said Mr. McDonald,
"but that Is impossible, of course." . .
' Wkm Talk Se strawy. ,
From the Denver Rspubllrsn.
te fleaeret WAri mil A nnl I.J W
his flghting business In time to eom
over here and take a swing around th
Chautauqu lecture ' circuit h eeuld
make cnoagh money to . carry Japan
throaeh another war. . . '. . .
:ca . AM ' 1 SJOUZBJS.
From tb Chicago Chronicle. '
' Respecting th heavy percentage of
desrtloDs from tb United States army
and navy It la probbale that thara is
some basis for the explanation offered
by a regular army officer, who attrib
utes sack desertions to ,"an abnormal
claim, view and development of per
sonal .-Independence" on tba part of the
American enlisted , man. afloat and
asbors, . : i; ' -. ...
Sheep aheartng- has commenced . in
Linn county and th clip will at laaat
eome up t tb average, abat 00,004
pounds. , ,.. ':,.';' . ' .
Oervais Star: i The dog license Is due
It 1 to be hoped that tb ordinance is
fully enforced. Dog ar on th in
crease rather than decrease. . . , . . .
Roseburg. Reviews' Poultry raising ia
a profitable business for whicm Douglas
ounty is well adapted. . A considerable
amount of poultry and egg I exported
In thee, words, tha American youth I nnnuallyf-nr this,, amount might be
la too free and independent an Individual (largely Increased. ,, . ,, : ' ( , . j i
.The Burns Tlmea-Hsrald Say that a
cltlsea of that plaee caught with a book
and line a trout measuring over II
inchea In length and weighing I pounds
t ounces. If it were not so far away
wa would tike to awear that fellow, and
Astoria, ssyg th Budget, Is unjoytng
quit a building boom at present and
atlarg number of residences and busi
ness structure sr In ' course of' con
struction now. Whil last-year was the
record-breaker In tb building Una this
season will, judging from the start al
ready made, eclipse It '.' ' ..
t -make a good aoldler or aailor In th
regular establishment when no war ia
in- progress. - As a volunteer, enlisting
for. a fight and retiring to peaceful puK
suit when th fighting la over, be is
unequal ed. but.lt la probably true that
aa a mere, eaar n a inllitra m.iiiin.
he wlU never compare with th military probably would have bin Indicted.
units or the compulsory service system
of Europe. He i not built that way.
' This may be a bad thing In soma re
spects, but It ta. on th whole, to be pre
ferred that our young men ahould be
exponents of "Individual Independence."
van though th technical efficiency of
our army . ahould suffer ; somewhat
through such independence. ' Th prodr
l.tf n f Ik. . .Afl-w 4 .1 Ma I
fan-Kmsl eoidler from a martinet'-yotttt 1-0-TambUl Jtecprd
or view, nut he is not -likely ta be much
f a success In elvil life when hfs terra
Of military aervlo Is over. Th "Indi
vidual Independence" la too thoronshlv
crushed out of him.-- . r. ,
This Is not aaylng that oaf American
young men who enter the army and navy
ahould be permitted te repudiate their
military obligations whenever they tire
of th routine, the discipline, and th
monotony' or service in time of wee
Oa4h -coatrary. dasartaxs . should.
unsparingly punished. Bat while wel
may reprehend desertion, - It le Impos
sible to condemn unsparingly th spirit
which frequently Impels actlv young
fellows to chafe- and fret under - rn-
atralnts : tb which their trainlna and
habits of thought ar repugnant.
Tha feeling of "Individual indeiwn-
dene" not dtslrabls In a soldier, but
maae mignty . gooa Americana, . .
by another in regard to "platform bog."
Anropo to this po radio discussion in
regard to tb relatlv sight of th
exe on street ears 1 th following
littl Incident - to the - point which
happened : a f he Twnty-thlrd street
ne: - . .. .. .
hjrrttarwaa standing. Just Jnsld I
tna rear door of a erwwaea ear of ex
position laborers returning frem their
day's labor. .' When, tha car reached
Lovejoy street it stopped to allow two
ladles to get on, on elderly, th other a
young mother with a bob la her arms,
both belonging to on of our wealthiest
families. Aa tha courteous conductor
assisted thm on the "platform bogs'
mada way for them to enter th ear. tha
writer stepping outside te make- room.
Aa they entered a big, strapping tallow
wiggled up and gave th elder lady
hi seat, while tha man next him started
t give his place to th young mother,
when eh put her hand on hi shoulder
and pressed mm back, aaylng in a low.
sweet voices f "Keep your seat please.1
But be waa determined t be tb gentle
man, when ehe said: "I will not take
your seat. Ton have been' working bard
all day, while i hav none nothing.' Tou
need the seat mor than I do, I can
stand." Aad stand she did, hanging to
th strap with on hand and holding her
beautiful girl on the-other arm. . .
A true oonoeptlon - of 'th relation of
thing go a long wsy, ; i -, i
Try It, Eastern Lady. V
From )hs Washington Pest, i,
Wisconsin Is still unabl to determine
whether shs.hss two senstor and on
governor r two aovtrnors and one
ganatete - . , ;
cow from running at Isrg is becoming
a live lsu again. The trouble arose
thia tiro over a eow eating about a
dosen heads of cabbage from a farmer's
buggy. -To show that this waa aa ag
gravating caae. tha owner of tha cab
bage wa a Dutchman. i. '. , i
" Irving Correspondent Eugene Guard:
ft la to .be hoped that the desire for
Improvement ha reached Irving. 8om
few, bavi acted ,l)pne1rjTonestn
vlctlona sna are repairing . rences ana
clearing away ribblsh. Let tn good
work go en, for on can sea reel y be
loyal t their community wbea things
are allowed to run riot
Happy times In Wheel er county. The
Spray, Courier says: Tha sheepmen ars
new In th midst of tha lambing aeasoa
end there la plenty ef employment for
all In taking car of tb young lean be.
There ar ' over 71.000 sheep In th
county and th lambing season is on
of th busiest In .the year. Tb hep
menuaay. that thei young lamb ar aa
linen g; lo""Ss-they have ever seen, snd
thsr-th grass was never better at this
4 Ma ef the xaa
Oommatatloa Fair Ticket. '
""Portland, April tl-To tb Editor, of
Tb Journal. Tb Lewis - and . Clark
commutation fair ticket la a rich' man's
tlcket-i It was not conceived by a man
of moderate means, nor waa It aver
Restraining I Intended for his class. I am a man who
i- u i r - Li - t rt . . a ..-ii.
warns uis iitiui wis sweat us His
brow, and out of my email earnings I
aubaoribed what I could to tha Lewis
and Clark fair corporation stock. Now
I And that In order to anjoy th benefit
proposed by th ticket In question, with
my family, l jnuat spend tie for tickets,
and anybody knows that this weuld be
foolhardy .for a laboring man to under
take. ... - . j
Th banker and th man of means
eanaet only pen42 . for. tlaket for
himself and for each member of bia
family, but ha also has ' tb tlm - to
reap th benefit of it But what mad
who haa tlm to attend th fair every
day during th aeason would not spend
110, and perhaps many time -, te-
(amount, in regular admissions. - . Tl...
rich man is getting for 1 cents Wuat
ha Would readily pay B0 cents for, -aryl
ha Is getting for It cents what tb poor
man la compelled to pay 10 cants for.
Thar, are many laboring men who
will buy commutation' ticket for. II
for 1IT admissions that can be ueed by
himself and. family, wbereaa If he la
compelled to, spend ,10 cents for each
admission he will not spend half that
laughter. Th climax - of th second
act with two of th venturesome sir Is
seated on th floor and tha tare aston
ished escorts fleeing from th seen
wwuld fore a smile from tb Bacajawaa
statue. ' -
Mr. Bernard (Oraythome), Mr. Bowles
(Sir Percy) ana Mr. Bloomquest a the
yeu Uful-be sinner" bag roles in whlcb
they ahln brilliantly as light eonmduuia,
whil Mr. Dill I seen as the gay old
boy who will hav tb tlm of bia Ufa
"If It busts him." Incidentally, h baa
It fls CounUss plays Lady Wagstaff,
in aariingacnnting wire, delightfully.
The, other feminine role f capitally
presented by Mlaa Douglas, Mlse Allen,
ansa waiiaoa anaTloy Bernard. . a
k U.. ... A ... J . . .
nu. wwuiir is m wbouciti V9 men
sasaor nau receive 11.200 salary a rear.
and no'more. . Approved February IL T
H. B. 110- Any. person who willfully.
or wantonly injures, destroys or breaka
down a ditch, flum or reoeptacie for .
holding water, or draws water therafrom
without color of title. I aubjeci to a
fln of 1S to 1500. .Approved February
r bmUo bf a Fropwty.
H. ' B. 104. 'Annually on the econd
Monday m July, -or theSeaftr. aa-dl-reoted
by the county court land bkj in "
rlcal hilarity, but as before stated, the i by the county or other public-oerpora
Columbia was eoolven In tb hottest
hour, of yesterday, and the moat corpu
lent of men will And something to laugh
at In tha farewsll bill of the disbanding
oompany, even If the mercury should)
ambitiously push among tb 0 s.
.-. , ...i.v.-Ja RACJB WH1TNET.
tion In payment for tax bail b sold -ta
tb highest bidder, the minimum prlc -not
being lea than shall be determined
by th -county court Notloe of such .
sale ahall be published four weeks pre
ceding tb earn.- Approved Fabenary
: Bsnnrn1sg Vowm riae, :;
H. B. ITs. New town Plat or add I-
tlons cannot tax any nam befor used -for
a plat ' Before, reoordlnx.- Plata
"East Lvnn" la th week's bill at th
Kmpire. Twice yesterday th bona wag must be approved by tb city engineer
filled almost t tb rear wall with ad- or surveyor or county surveyor, and if
mlrera ef this sgd favorite. It la one within corporate limits by. th assesor
or tn few sentimental plays that will ana county court, the latter requiring
retain ita commercial value until th tresis io d uua out so aa to conform
laat day or tha drama, if Its past record I to xisung streetav .'
la a f rn. imimuail l - - m -i- - . .-
Mettar-Chamberlain -l th - Madam Ij-wI n . aia t
Vln and Frank Montgomery th Sir I any wir fence, and the owner does not
is ssen lrenalr It so aa ta mik. tt mmtm 1 1- tha
aa Archibald .Carlyle and Charle Tork
as Richard Hare. Bertha Holme plays
Llttl Willi and again th company
aeorea witn in puDiio. -
On thing is certain Portland
duty of th sheriff to notify him there
ofc , If tb repairing is not don 'than,
th county court ahall order ..the road
supervisor to remove said wire and make
th fnc safe, and tb wir wilLfc bald
' . ' I "j -..v wasaaa aasw was w v " sjJT MW1
never had a lo-cent stock company of I as aecurlty for tb ooeU Involved, Ap-
Licwis ancl Clark
proved February IL
Bsglaasas'. Tetara. ..
H. JB. s Electors votlna- 1 . nr.
elncta wher they are not rgitred
must b sworn and b backed by six ,
freeholders of th county attesting bia . '
right to vote. Th Judges ar required
to naaa sn hla mu and ui., .-i- ,
(Th expedition is now en route na I elusions at ana Tha arret. nm-A
th Missouri Mver from Fort Mandan I must be mad before the ludaa..aiui no
nd bound for th headwaters in thei other official. Approved February L
Rocky mountaina.) . . .- V I , , '. . xrrasalaa Wa v 'i -
April SSTh wind blew so filah Sarins I . . . " 11 . ' -
th whole day that w were unable te TJT A""!?
move: such. inded. wa Ita violence that - , " "2""
although w. w .holered by high Mm- t,nV iiUZSt lei;
Z, nJZ.. T th Mm- mmy W "ty court for
bo,t-. The buntere want out and re- thl. privileg. a com mission must b
turned with four deer, two elk and some appointed to indicate tba cut or ditch re-
yung wolves of th small kind. Th oulrad. tlmat. th, tn th. .As.IZt
party is very -much afflicted with Sore land and Indlcat what work ahall b
yes, which w prekume are occasioned I done. The county court will file th ;
by th vast quantities of sand which are
driven from tha aandbara In such cloud
as often to hid from u th view of the
opposite bank, Tha particles of this sand
are-eo fln and light that It float for
mile Jn th air like --column of thick
amoko and la so penetrating that noth
ing can be kept free from it and w are
compelled to eat drink and breath It
very copiously. To th earn cause we
attribute th ..disorder of . one of ' our
watcbe. although her ease ar doubl
and tight since, without any defect in
Its works that we can discover. It win
not ruh for mor. than a few -minutes
without stopping. . .-.
xxt ost rvauo
tsTlw at tt. TW J
alty of Wtaconaln in aa address sal the jioksoVWntyV fourth MohdV ln
American people have no passion for I v.. w'lsMa THsasayVa wJ . afta. st. Ml a '
iP.. Monday in September, and second Mon-
clined to oppose it. . ,. , . a.y , recember. - la Klamath county:
"However- he eontinued. "the people Third Monday In June, and first Mon- ,
are prepared to agopl public wnrhlp day in December, oln Lake countyi
if It la seen thst only In this way can nacAnd Monde la u. tiA u
equality of opportunity be secured. day in October. Approved February IL
"Corporate-development haa offered . , Foxeetrr amnsiav T" '.
opportunltle to torn denied to other. I ; .f T?. L V k '
and. th. Ametlcan peopl. sr. determined .V,.. -
to correct this. There are nor forces that I r J I : TT: , . . , " " '.- rr""
i thai il..n,in.. v-i ie xair-o -or-
tana, or r.cn association aa may be or- .' .
ganisea to acquire ina land on which It
ated a rl privileged elaaa." , -. : . lJJ..
or bdfore October L HOi. If Portland
falls to secure onescreor more ground
wheiU tha building ta altuated. the Ore
gon Historical society, Oregon Pioneers
or thu Oregon grange shsll hsvs until
December - X' to secur - tlH ta such
report of thl commission and authorise
th work accordingly. .Approved. Feb
ruary It-v -.',..,,.,. - tt ...,. -...v.'-,-.-,v
umm la cma,-,'v'X-
H. B. IIS. In aU cities with a notm. V
latlon of 60,000 - or mor peopl the
county shall furnish tb justlo ef th '
peaoe with their offloaa and courtrootiv
and provide them with blank and, eta- -
nonery. iius aci laass eiieci . j uiy 1, ;
It B. llir The terms of th first lu- .
dlclal court ahall begin aa follows: : Jo- "
sephln county, second Monday. 1w.'Janu-
ary. third Monday In April, aecond Mon- '
day In July, fourth Monday In' Septem- .
br. Jury too summoned only In AdtII'
and September terms, and in th other
-aiB0ua,.FPt Instead of belag able la
Lean swerve hera from their determina
tion to correct glaring vll la th man.
TrTE:".:" w la sitiated. application tor said bulldln
sTot a OaOat. .
Front th Philadelphia) Press.
"There a man at tb doer, ma'am."
Mgna tug maid,
I told you I waa not at horn to any
mor callers," said Mrs, McBluff, who I ground and- ahall receive sald.'buitdlng
waa entertaining several society woman I If they secure th land. ' Tha nrealdant
of th fair aaaoclatlon le authorised to
u f 5.000 as Sd entertainment fund, th
sum i to come out of the So,00 origin,
nal rapproprlatlon. . Approved - Fabmary,
upon whom aha desired to Bisk an im
presalon. -. ;
'"But" the maid persisted.: "this man
says he ain't no caller; he's a bill col
lector an' ha woaT go awf ; v.
. . .- . i . W' , '.