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MONDAY. SEPTEMEZIl 4,
PO RTLAND, O JREGO
' J A N INDIPINPENT NE WgPAPBK 'y
PUBLISHED BY JOURNAL PUBLISHING 'CO.
no. jr. caoi
Published every valog ( except Sunday ) .aatt ' every Sunday snornlng ' at 1 Th5 Journal' buildinc Piltb and Yamhffl
streets, Portland. Oregon.
f ; LABOR'S ANNtfAIf HOLIDAY."
OpHIS-lS THE DAY when- the sons of toil, the
- I many manual worker in' a multitude of voca
. " ' , tions and avenues of labor take their annual
i formal holiday, eniov themselves variously in a ' few
Ibtitt hours of vacation and consider to tome extent and
,., ' from various ' points of .view their condition and .pros
"i oeets. actual and relative, as laborers, as ware-earners.
j At times and 'places Laborday has been- tfne of
Tstrife and passion 'and violence, but in most, places in
;.. .. - Uhisosuntry it is now, as here, merely a peaceful, pleas-
ant holiday, aevotea. tn part xo a conswermon oi i
. . to recreation and innocent amusements common tc all
''Miolidays. Labor in this country may not get quite its
1 4 share of products and. profits; some percentage that
' rightfully belongs to it is in many instances jvithheld
"i'l ' l'or diverted, as in the. case "of protected trusts that are
- piling up millions; but all things considered labor in
!r'-r"':thi.lnd;i' tolerably . well off far better off ' than in
.i I " any country in the world. -. - f ' i ' . . . :'
' ;;: While; it is well for workingmen to recognize and
appreciate this fact, ; and to rejoice that they, are as
- .'.'well off as they are, it is their privilege also, iknot
'their duty, 'to strive in all lawful, reasonable ways to
t - - fDetter theiit condition, to. demand for , themselves their
: '. ! fair and proper share, to uphold and maintain the dig
'.'J . "nity of their position and,vocation in Hie world -for it
Zi i entitled to as much Tespcct a an jr ?oth er. rT" .
The workingtnaV should be, as he usually is, a fam-
' ily man: . He should strive to obtain, and should under
fiirly favorable circumstances be able to obtain, a home
'",'' of his own. He should be an intelligent, reading man
. . ; and should have sufficient leisure to fee so. He should
- be able to , send this .children to school,, dressing and
':r.'feedingthem'com'f6rtably..:.'And if provident dtfring his
v years of toil he should be able to lay up something to
l.vkeep himself, and perhaps some dependent upon him yet,
r from want in his old age. To do all this he needs higher
.'wages than are paid in any other country. -1 The rfaith
ful, efficient workingman ought to be able to 'earn enough
. to do all this, and in these "good times'1 he should have
v his full share." J No sort 6f worker deserves it better. .
The intelligent workingman ought to take a lively,
vv conscientious interest In " politics, and be ready at all
, times to throw his vote' and influence on the side of
" honesty, competence and cleanliness in public office, for
the grafters and.roguet who get into office injure him
- ' ttjore than they do tlie capitalist or the land owner.
In brief, the 'average workingman should be, as he in
; fact usually is, a good, all around citizen, standing up
- for his rights and watchful of his interests, yet quiet,
' reasonable and observant pf the laws. -,.
L Wi think that-tlic Milt hetureen rinttal 'and 1hnr i
" gradually subsiding; that there will in future be more
.reason, more toleration, more liberality on both sides than
.in the past This may.be too optimistic a. view, but
. surely,' as the world becomes moire enlightened it should
" become clearer to both sides that such ' contests jire
- .wholly harmful and in many instances fairly barbarous.
."We hope the time is rapidly approaching when capital
, - will not dare, even if it had the power, to oppress labor,
'and when labor will hold no unreasonable grudge against
. capital 'activelyaemployed. : - r
Outside',itherealni p(.. thics--and 'yet. closely,. Ijnked
. therewith, too the greatest thing in the land is industry,
that operates by two mighty arms, laborrand capital, and
ieither pf these without the other can" accomplish much.
Capital without labor is helpless, an inert, almost-des-
picable thing; but labor unemployed by capital, whilp
- not so helpless, is a weakling, crawling tojts goal at a
lanairs pace.1 ' j
iTtflEFUL, MODERN SERVICE.
E"U1?X;umK.so accustomed in a short, time to
the comparatively new -conveniences of life
'".that we forsret that thev are new. that nennl
fnot many years ago Went without many appliances and
aids to comfortable and progressive living that we now
s (Consider indispensable.. 'How did people in cities et
; . i along then without the telephone, without' streetcars or
bicycles, without electricity? And in the country the
Jl ..coinPrt've,X-new.implements and methods are scarcely
3 . ; less revolutionary of the.old, and not the very old, sys-
tern of living.-Jt nay have-had its .compensations, as
J - !th. new way; -with -all' its advantages, may have its
temptations to loo swift a pace' or too much luxury, but
t .'.- Jf conditions. of half or even a third' of a century ago
? could be revised, even for a day, the. world would, es
' : ; pctalljr; )hc nrban wprld, .be-tp'a great extent paralysed.
Tomorrow the Letter-Carriers Association M ilif
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sldewa'lk awaiting theiflurnlo' inquire" for theif letters.
Some had. boxes in those days, but there was no gov
ernment-delivery of mail, even in the larger cities.
The rural maU , delivery came later, is in fact, a very
recent addition to the government mail service, and a
very important one. It is being gradually but generally
extended,, jnd before long all communities of consider
able oor ition will b served daily with' their mail. "
Less u.n 30 years aaro there was no postoffice ;jn
Multnomah county between East. Portland and Sandy
and settlers alo'ng the main highway received, their "scant
mail once a week in. boxes nailed up to trees, if they
pafd the "stagedriver " stipend for delivering it,' but
nowout around ' Fairviewr Troutdale, Gresham, , and
Pleasant Homeand these communitiesare samples of
many the people not only have local postotnees out
daily mail delivery.' - .-,-' ' ' --v '- ,.;
The mail carriers of the country, in cities and in rural
districts,aramong lhe government" "most usefuT'ahd
faithful servants! . They -are obliged ,to ' be . prompt,
steady, careful, "regular. - They must-worlc in all sorts
of weather and, serve with equal fidelity all sorts of
people, and they well qeserve noerai pay, ana an an
nuat spell of rest.". The association that meets here this
week is a worthy organization, and its requests or sug
gestions will merit favorable consideration by the pub
lic and the government."" "." r
. , ! ; : ; United States meets in this city, and. how many people
t, i,;. , ;. -.nave mouga ion inii-is.gne oiinecomparajiveiyjjew
'A Conveniences of life?. Men not yet old can remember
t' i A -A- S'heiv; thpre.; were no. letter-carriers,-even in. the cities,
f ind when every, business - man, however large or im
i portent his mail, had to -go oraend to the postoffice
' , after, it, and perhaps -wait a good while before he got
... , it ' -There are many Portland "citizens who can remem-
ibe,rr-whei people stood in line, from the east window of
! the vDOStof fke buildine awsv down on th Fifth str-t
:i OQOD 4W0RK OF FIREBOAT. .; , ,-.'.-
ORTLAND was a long time getting a fireboat, but
' it has been more than once demonstrated that
it was a very irood investment. . It does not pre
vent fires from .being purposely or accidentally started
alongthe waterfront, nor can it prevent auch fires from
destroying much property before they can te subdued,
but it can and on several .occasions has helped' very
much -to save endangered property and to check and
extinguish the' destroying flames. This was the case in
the fires of last Saturday when, although much.vatuable
property was destroyed, much, was saved by the efficient
service of the fireboat.".'""".' 'A ," i ' : 7 .
Considering. the, length of our waterfront, the rapid
growth of the city, the fact that the river muSt.be lined
almost " continuously : for several mites with dock!,
wharves, warehouses and mills, constantly increasing in
number, might it not be well to build another fireboat,
so that one could be kept stationed toward one end of
the harbor and the; other near the other end, both-4.
respond in case of a central or any extensive fire? The
one fireboat has done good work; two would be a double
protection of waterfront property, and the time is not
distant, if it has not already arrived, when another
fireboat would be a. good investment.
THE WARRANT-SHAVER MUST GO.
tr: -v: . : .. ,
I HE MAYOR and hia executive board look' a very
'i I". practical "viatr of the matter when they decided
, upon grounds of public policy to eliminate the
warrant shark frori the conspicuous place he has so long
occupied jn the city's affairs.) Warrant-shaving-has long
constituted one of the very worst grafts in the city. ; The
warrant-shaver, through the representation of his power
ful influence at headquarters, which in the past" he has
been able to. show," has forced many classes of the city
employes, including not a few who were not in need of
funds, to go to him to discount their pay warrants at
the rate of 10per cent a month. When it wasfteces
sary the warrant-shaver could, show that he had a Tull
strong enough to make itself effective! felt Many of
the employes have drawn their pay month by month
uvferwgmgabout evil results i
that have become glaringly apparent.
Tor "break up this-nest of bloodsuckers andihmja-!
limiis toe putdie si 1 1 n , wtitti im ulrnUlly conferring
a distinct boon on the thrifty employes of the city,
has been the work of this administration a work which
it is performing with courage and intelligence. It is
quite apparent that the -warrant-sharer must go, as he
should. . . '. ' - , '..; j .,, ".! .
: ;. -k ST, JOHNS SHOULD BRACE UP.' . . ,'i
city of St. Johns should come together. A few
' - months ago no section of the state seemed to
have such an outlook immediately ahead of it There
was everything in prospect in the' way of improvement,
and it looked as though St. Johns would surely double
its population in the course of a year. While every
condition "was favorable' and while the eyes of many
prospective investors were turned in, that direction the
city election was, held. - Since then everything has been
topsyturvy J r , : -
, For their own sake the people of StJohns should
forceithe "jarring factions of the city government to
come together, adjust their differences and start the
government out in a businesslike fashion.. So long as
these squabbles continue much .harm ia being done to
the town and every property owner; in" it, and if . the
trouble continues-very much longer it may be very hard
to repair the damage which has been and will be done.
Keep oaodliic 4 exhibits.
Make the attendance this .month eva
moA.than anybody anticipated.
- If Caatro M' aolna- to- try to bluff
Roocevalt It la a. sure obnolualon that
the Spaniard has no tenae of humor.
- The Cramps are rushing to comple
tion a warship for Castro, with which
he la colng to light Unci Sam's navy,
pcrhapa. Funny fellow, that Castro; he
haa the Cramps to jay. .
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'"Ball Oowna Replace Bathing' Suits,'
say k .headline. We will now see the
rest of- her.i :
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But Is ."no boose-lrf Benton" etrietly
.,- - : -.-. "-..j
There Is talk of preparing to begin to
think about designing plana 'for the
Panama canaL .
Big fires run In series of three but
.throe la one TJay la cracking the roo
oro-, ; .. , . . . ,
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Shouldn't the Olanta bo renamed the
Pygmies T ' -
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- - No doubt Toddy could be elected sher-
rlff again out weat after h la term Is
out. If ho want to bo.
According to the new Methodist Epis
copal . dlspenaation the bride promises
not to -"obey,'1- but-to "keep- her hue-baud.-
Thla would be better. If U
amounted to anything, but she will of
- Bought a complete history of the
Ruaso-japaneee war yet? .
' . ' e .
Congressional candidates already nos-
ra 'rouna. . .
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If Toose gets ' the . nomination, a
rhyme will . be easy. , News,' for In
1oU of railroads In the air, . .
Neither faction of th St Johns coun
ell hoe ' yet charged the ' other with
aettlng the fires.
Portland envlea the towna In which
school opens today. '
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Stop thstn boycott says China. It
would have piayedjut aisyay.7:
Tet there win be a railroad to Tllle
mook some day. i
Caatro'a navy one (1) vessel (unfln-
nlshed . la called the Reataurador. (
Whether he Is going to uso it to-restore
some of his debts or as a marine
restaurant : our limited, knowledge of
languages renders uncertain. .
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The Tags both appear to bo It".
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There usod to bo profeasidnal Jurors:
have we now. a prefeealonal adminlstra.
tort. . ,y . , ( . ' . .
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- That lo a high-toned "polltiool .ftcht
down in Arkansaw, -wharo thoothee.day
one candidate for United States) senator
spit in another's face, and where later
the governor, one of the senatorial as
plranta, was told by the attorney-gen
eral, whom he had -threatened to. kill:
"Why, I can take a corncob pipe with a
lightning-bug on its end and run you
Into' tbe river." Tet "niggers" are not
pern) Itted. jovote . down Qiera by this.
sort or -xnivawy.
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':. Heam and the Japs. ,
2 k f - r 1 W .eeatiau MCiwu a vauiisiua.
; , - On the death of the late Lafcadio
as to the value of his observations on
Japan. It would not perhaps be going
(too far to. say that residents in Japan
. generally considered that what he saw
1", was a creation of his own brain, not the
. real Japan. . Many articles appeared to
v : this effect at" the ltme of his death, and
.the same attitude was taken by one of
. -'the. foreign -Journals in a review of his
-posthumous book, "Japan: An Interpret
ttatiou." A curioue polnt ls that Laf
I : . icadlo Hearn's; .books never appealed to
-f-'ti"TTB "Japanese, his death passing almost
'" '' 'unnoticed.' This fact Is only explainable
V f A , f on the theory advanced above: The
; f f '-j Japanese, unlike the ntlmn In Mo
r t"'- Herrg "TBomsaywho expressed surprise
M ' wnen loIa no was talking prose, were
' 1 "A ;hot ostonlshed to be told that they were
"living uracr a reuoai syaiem, out Wlln
jkjftha Introduction of advanced Ideas they
: S . objMted to being told that, although the
a oecn aDollahed,tlt yet
-If- not In - mm1
'Hearn saw this clearly, and as a result
' ; his- book-how a decided tendency to
Intensify the old feudal spirit and avoid
(modern idea. In doing so ho gave o
clearer idea of Japaa than many were
"aware of -especially tboso who were
. blinded by the smoke from -factory
chimneys or deafened by the roar of
cannon. Certainly his books were fairer
to Japan than, say, Professor Chamber-
Iain's "Things Japanese," a work, how
over learned and well-written, showing
little powers of sympathy Or apprecia
tion.. To view Hearn In the tight of a
llonary a flpeneerlaa who believed
tn ghosts." as has bean aald la to take
' "1?"Mr'ir rona v'ew of hie character.
Those who find pleasuro In- watewtng
. Japan assume All the vfcwo of western
powers: who ' claim fof her a place
among the great powers on the strength
-t;inimary prow.sa. ao doubt despise
the musings of Hearn over feudal Japan.
What he describes as "the terrible
friendship of . England" 'haa blinded
their eyes to the fact that the
real greatness of Japan no mora
lies In' her battleships and soldiers
than In her factories and warehouses.
If Hearn, with clearer vision, higher
powers of consciousness, was able to
a a what the Japanese themselves could
not see, it la hardly surprising. - An In
dividual's own actions are less clearly
dlaceraible to hint than those of others,
and thla appllea to the race no less than
to the individual, --..rir-..'
" One Item of the War's Cost'
From the Baltimore Herald.
- Sis hundred thousand men have bean
killed and wounded in the-Bout Ian-Jspar
nese war. Here are a few figures to
help us realise what-thla means. His
hundred thousand casualties equah -
Nlne hundred Iroquois theatro disas
ters. ... ,
itdreo-and fifty siocum dlaas.
Two' hundred and . forty Johnstown
Ninety Galveston floods. ( ..
Twenty Martinique cataetrophea. '.r-'
-The total population men, women and
children of Baltimore. . V
Three tlmea the population of the
states of Idaho and Nevada oomblned.
, Three times the ' population men,
women and children of the Boer re
publics, which resisted the whole power
of the British empire for over two
yeara f .
I .;. Persistent Tom. -" V
- . From the Cornell WHovrT .-
Jess-I'm afraid that I'll never leers
to swtrn -
"rue-VWMtJiott ' ' '
; Jess Tom woa ! ut t c)Troilons
- Don'ts for Parents.
From the Chicago Journal. . .'
Don't, expect good manners tn children
if they are treated by their elders In an
unmannerly manner. . . . ... ,
Do not b surprised If children sre
snappish and quarrelsome if you set
them the example by being so to them.
Don't frighten children Into being obe
fflent by threats wh'lch you have no In
tention of carrying out Tour future
difficulties in managing your children
are enormously Increased by thla unwlas
but not uncommon practice. . -
Don-t take fidgety children with you
when you go to pay calls. It is too
great a tax on the forbearance of your
friends, and It haa led to the aeverlng
of acquaintanceships.-1 " ': r"
Don't because it Is easier te' do
things yourself than teach the children
how to do them let your boys and girls
sruw up wun sioveniy nablts,
Don't forget that if you do not m.k.
Bompsniows of -your elilldrtn m TheTT
youth Zpu .csn't-txnact thanv ta Jo yom
frlenda whan they grow up.... ,
Must Hava Good Character; .
From the Toledo Reporter
We have received a circular letter In
forming us that -a certain Mr. Blank
would Ilka to represent this district In
congress and asking ua to give the candi
dacy of this man publicity, and further
informing us that Mr. Blank Is a con
sistent Republican. Now. aa the people
do nof -appeari to be fallinr over each
other In an sffort to show their -desire
to have him nominated, and ae we don't
know what ia implied by being "a con
sistent Republican," we must decline at
tha present time to throw up our hat
and about fori Mr. flank. --
However, If he can show a certificate
food moral character he.tan have the
use of. our oolumns-ar the usual rates
to-advtrtlse himself. A
Springfield M. E. church out of debt
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A very unusual thing happened recently
in Pendleton. It was not that a shortage
of soma 111,000 was discovered In the
sheriffs accounts. Thla often occurs.
But the marvelous thing-was that' ths
present sheriff and his predecessor,
under whose administration part of the
anonage occurred, .promptly paid over
every oouar ana tbc county. -It Is uni
versally admitted that' neither of t the
enerars naa pro rued a dollar by tha de
linquency in tho county funds, nor was
in any wise to blame except possibly In
not watching . more closely a trusted
deputy, who (or-maay years had handled
tne tax receipts, but as it seems, crook
edly or loosely.. - .
Good fish catches in Tillamook bay. 1.
a ftenaiem man set fire to an old
stump near a barn, and although the
stump waa not entirely consumed, the
u.i a was. ' . ,
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Many new orders for rural telephones
e ' e . ';. .;-."',-'
Tillamook Herald: A young man
picked up a handsomely berlbbonad Me
ter which he aaw fall beneath the skirts
of a pretty young lady oa tho street the
other day and ballad har and restored it
ii mi am way, unaerstand: not
to Its place,
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Newberg handle factory will be re-
e - :" .'A-", ,
Large schools of pilchards and sar
dines in Coos Bay, followed by numer
ous ealmon and aeabaas. Let's go fish
ing. - - ...
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The Coos Bay Harbor asks: "Why la
it that Oould had his Cruisers in here,
meaaurlng up our timber. If he does not
mean to extend hie lines Into this tar
rltoryr To which the Marshfleld Sun
responds! "Hope the report proved sat
isfactory: we would be willing to swap
off the S,P. .f or-the i Gould Uln any
VEGETABLE FUHDS FOR
-; v iCONSUMPTTON'"
A Hood River
man will raise sweet
One Hood River acre of strawberries
netted 1170. -
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Tillamook Herald: A couple of dude
drummers from the eaat drove in over the
Wilson liver road last week, and gating
at the big timber and beautiful scenery
drove oft the Fall creek bridge, damag
ing their buggy and getting a good
shaking up for their carelessness. Suit
for damages has been brought against
the road, which la not a toll road, but
yet ia kept aa such: and it is not a county
road, for Is it not a toil roadf So what
kind of a road la ItT If there le not
enough room in the. road for the above
claas of drummers, why 1st tbem take
the boat ..
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Ed Had a way of Dayton, on a trip to
tho mountains, killed thraa deer and
picked many hucJUeberrlea.-. He" bale
way of doing II .
' From tha Naw York World.
With a request for professional se
crecy, the management of the New Tork
Post-Graduate hospital has aent to the
physician of -1 hi oKy av circular an.
nouaclng the discovery of' a vegetaoie
fluid which is working marvels tn the
cur of consumption.
. The curea It has effected are positive
and complete, th patients in each case
showing absolutely no signs oi recur
rence of the disease.
Whan it la considered that one person
In every tan in this state dies of tuber
culosis, and that a' similar death-per.
centag exists in many other atatea, ths
value of the new formula may be ap
.Th credit for the discovery belongs
to Dr. John F. Russell, who is at th
head of th hospital staff of physicians
In chart of the hospital annex. '
tip to July II as many oures had peea
effected at tho annex as during me en
tir year of 1904. ' :
.. Eleven persona who were looked upon
aa 'sure-death" petleote - recovered so
comDieteix . that they now show aoeo-
tutery "ho sTgna of the dtseaaa. Fifty
others are on the rapid road to recov
ery. ... . v ' .. ' . '
The efficacy of th cure 1 all the
more astonishing on account of its sim
plicity. The . "medicine" consists of
simply a compound of raw vegetable
Juices. Heretofore when the ravages of
th diseas have been checked by other
means th lesions of th lungs continue.
This is not the ease whare th new
formula ig. used. In almost every in
stance th patient lnoreases in. weight
and his general health ia restored.
That the vegetable-Julc theory Is not
a wildcat or visionary on haa been
demonstrated to an entirely disinter
ested board of doctoral-. -.
If the curea of th annex of the Post
Graduate hospital continue In th ratio
of the past few montha, it is probable
that the fluid ' will b eventually bot
tied and distributed over the country,
with direction aa to lta use.
Dr. Russell began " hla experiments
upon the basis that pulmonary tubercu
loala la a disease of malnutrition, and
thatch could displace th old theory ot
drugs and ' specif le medicines by sub
stituting proper food, hygiene and ex
. He began to atudy th valu of food
properties, and their, effect upon nutri
tion and upon tne diseased processes.
After monthe of close observation he hit
upon th vegetabl-JulcJ Ides, which he
proceeded to put Into practice.
H gathered, equal parts by weight, of
raw vegetables, - -and. after- thorough
washing by scrubbing with a brush and
rinsing In fresh water without . rempv
lng the skins, mixed them together, and
chopped them in a bowl until the par
tlclea were email enough-to go easily
into the receiver of tho grinding ma
chine, where the mass was reducedTTo a
He collected th pulp as if fell from
tho machine and squeesed the Juice out
tnrougn course muslin cloth.
Dr. Russell began by using potatoes.
Onions, beets. turnips, cabbages and
celery. Later on he added eweet pota
toes, applM, pineapple, carrots and
partfnlpa. Still later rhubarb (pie
plant), summer equaah. Jomatoea, spin
ach, radishes, string boana and green
pea in the-nod. -
Thai reSult of 1 tha' -a'dm folates Mmt nt
Mils-juice to tuberculosis patlente in
in nospuai wag so aatisractory, not to
say astonishing, that th band machine
was discarded and a power' machine In
stalled for grinding tho vagatablea and
a cider press wa usod for extracting
in juice, irom in puip. a. targe Quan
tity of Juloe was prepared every day and
aepi on 10. s . ..,-.. ... .....
Tha antlr . coursa nf .Tn.rlm.nt. I .
seemed to demonstrate that the cooklna
of vegetables destroys all enxymto, ac-l
ino Toufarsiua or. starch Into
sugar In th system.. . .
The analysis of this mixed vecetabia
Julc, which wee conducted under the
supervision or ir, Russell, showed the
following results! : -
Water .i.. st.is
Starch r..i. .. ,,r.-. ... ...;. .-.'. i . l.ot
Disaccharldea Tcan sugar, etc.)..' 0.81
Monosaccharides (glucose, etc).. 1.04
Pentoses and pentosans ......... Trace
Fat i , .io
Essential oils (volatile) . . , a.n
Essential oils (non-volatile). 0.04
Coloring matter ........... ...j. 0 it
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: - Biggest Religious Wave.
From the New Tork American..
Rev. Charles M. Alexander, tha
world's greatest evangelist, who. 'wlth
a single gospel song for his tower of
strength, haa aung and preached his way
almost around tho glob and won thou
sand of converts, yesterday announced
that his three-year campaign in England
and .Wales, the greatest modern relig
ious movement ever known there, will
aoon bo brought to a close, and that
"Canada and the United States will then
do nis field for religious conqueat
The revival in the United States, with
New Tork' as Its central point is ex
pected to continue .three years or more,
end to be greater in Its effect and wider
In scope than, that Just coming to ' a
close across the sea Mr. Alexander and
hie associate, Rev. " R. A. Torrey, botn
disciples of the late Dwlght Ia Moody,
will conduct the principal services, but
it is - expected that preachers of all
denominations will take up the' work,
until a great tidal wave ot religion
shall have swept th -country, bringing
thousands to Christ
Throughout England today the aonpr
"Glory," which, it Is said, has affected
1,400,000 souls, la being hung, whistled.
played by bands and orchestra sanil
street planoew-Mr. Alexander expects' to
hear - It In -churches, - homes and upon
streets throughout the Up I ted States
when th revival (0 be begun here Is
. . I, H .in, i i i
"I cam bank io tnr -native country
irom r,ngisna iq iaae pari in tne Moody
summer conference at Northfleld, Con
necticut arriving her on Friday," said
Mr.- Alexander yesterday. "After 'the
conference Is closed In September I shall
return to England. In November th
campaign In England will be closed, ami
then, wa shall com to Toronto, Canada,
and. 1 taking up- our work . there, push
down to the United States. ,
1 shall be so, glad at laat to get hers
to work among my fellow-countrymen,
for this is my country, end I love lt-
Aeked to describe his work and tell
how he came to enter the evangelical
field, Mr. Alexander, said: .,,. T
"I waa born near Knoxvtlle; Tennes
see, IT years ago. Until I was 14 years
old I led a light and frivolous Ufa For
a time I taught muslo in a small south
ern college, and wss generally useless
to the world. . - , , .. ,
"When I wee ti my father dUA ' t
wao-whea-r -ssw hlm, piss into soother
life that I realised that ft was bettsf
for a man to have something which h
could take into th noxt world wun mm.
. VI. want to Chicago, end started in,
the Moody Sunday school, of which Mr.
Torre v waa the head, i "
"Four vaara aaro I atartad on a tour
of the world as an evangelist with Rev.
R. A. Torrev and . with me I took a
hvmn that I had always loved. It la by
Charles H. Gabriel Ot Chicago, and it is
called the "Glory" song. It had never
been heard until I took It with oi.
"We went flrat to Australia, where
we atayed for aome months, ana tnen io
Tasmania and Naw Zealand. Wa went
from ther to India, and thenc to Eng
land. During th Journey we won thou
sands of converta We hsve been in
London for three yeara and in that time
many thouaanda of persons hav made
an open oonfeaalon of raitn in our meei-
Ings.'Tv - '
Mrs. Alexander, her mother and els
ter. accompanied the evangelist to sfals
country. Mra Alexander waa Mlaa Melen
Cadbury. an heiress of Birmingham,
England. She met Mr-Alexander ther
while he waa engaged in evangelical
wora. i -v- -
' The Empire theatre opened its regu
lar - season of Stair A Havlla attrac-
ttona reaterdar afternoon with a pre
entation of one of Charles A: Taylor's
hair-raisers called "Escaped From the
Harem." or "The Whit Bride of Jadla,'
.And' of all -the thrillerg that ever oc
cupied the popUlar-prioed etaga, thla af
fair ia about the most thrilling. The
story of the Play is told in ths title. A
nartv of American men -and women land
In some place .wnere a wicaea pnucs
maintains plursl marriage - relatione
with a group ot beautlea The Ameri
cana are there by virtue of th mec hi na
tions of a villainous agent One of
tha girls Caasl Huntley Is en. Imme
diate hit With the prince and for four
acts he struggles to, keep her la .the
nelahborhood. Men are . butchered, he
roes rise and fall like dandelions,
women suffer all the agonies that flesh
la hair to. and scream thetr disapproval;
Nubian alaves bru tails, the Inmates of
the castle wltl alarming realism, and
finally elephants come to tae reacua.
The girl. la in tne tower, -rner is
no weapon .- Jiandy out - a -ma An
American hero climbs a grapevine and
saws th bars . . , - -
"How can. she escaper' he crlea -"Why."
exclaim th native hero.
"there la Empress, the fastest elephant
irr tne kingdom;- ; - : .
"Bring on -the elephant!" .
Empress arrives, at the window ; be
neath th tower. Caasl leepe to . her
back, .and whll the foiled villains are
held.atbay.by the. truety revolvers of
another group of heroea Empress lum
bers off r. u. a with r h,erj precious
chsrga " ' '" - - .
But talk about action!, Ther la a
wider difference between "Escaped
From the Harem and Esra. Kendall
than between the Van Dran case and
th police. - Th house was filled yes
terday afternoon and again last night
snd Ska audiences literally "ate up" the
ehow. A ' few slight ehsngee for the
better, will probably be made by the
author, who ia here, before th Week's
run is ever. -
Btulewqao a tae Bakssv
The new burlesque at the' Baker
-The Brlgadlersv-was voted, a.bettet
show than that of . last week by -two
mammoth audiences yesterdey afternoon
and evening. It is cleaner,, gayer, tun
nler and cleverer. . Of special merit are
the vaudeville attractlona
Thla week's bill begins with a laugh
able sketch entitled "A Wise Guy." -which
Introducee a beeuty ononis and a large
IT IS CH2AFZH TO I
' Collier's fdr September 1 a.
what extent the -American raJUx
orators disregard human Ufa
-"Horrible -disasters are seldom t
lng from our -enterprising press, .
supply Is kept VP In generous dea
ths rallroada , Tha grade crossl .
the distinction ot being ee periiou. '
is avoidable, but ther r plenty 0(
vices almost as full of danger
f re . from shy excusing need, t
th first three months of this y-,
were Ultl collisions and l.Ui (
mentV. It is reckoned that In h ,
of New Tork, -where there 1 a u,.
th .gradual abolition qf grade ero.
an end will coma under thla bam
legislation, when 10 years have t
and X00J00'tnor Individuals havj i
sIlii.""The block system of'slg
which Is in full force 'tn Great a
and several countrlee on tha com
is almost universally held to W
safer than-any merely human a,
and on of the principal causas
safety abroad. The duality and Xyr
car used tn America, Is alao frequ
much below what It would be u
efficient supeprlslon by the stata
there are a score of undisputed we
which th excessive danger aceorr
lng" American railway travel eo .
diminished. The only' obstacle u
expenae to the roads, which n
cheaper to pay what they must tw ,
Uvea destroyed, after fighting . 1 ,
courts and compromising with relai:
whe hase not time, money, or evic
enough for auooaaaful legal eontror.
Great. Britain 'and Ireland, .tranapoi
over a billion passengers, outatd-' .
Ueuburban . service, to our T(0,m -
suiea is persons rn isos to our 4
and Injured Til to our 10,000. Rail,
In Great Britain, are' not so free ai t.
are with us to conduct their owa
nees as. they deem best "
LEWIS "AND CLARK
Near the Columbia river." '"
September 4 We found evervtki-
frosen, and the around "covered
inow. We wer obliged to wait at.
time in order to thaw out th m
of ths baggage, after which we btr
our Journey at I o'clock. - We eroa
a high mountain which forms a em
lng ridge btwen the water of ti
creek we bad been aacendtng and Utr
running to. the north and ' wesv.
had not gone more than six miles
th-now-whsnwe reached the 1
of th stream from the right whk
directed its course more to th war
ward. W descended the steep sides
th hills' along its border, and at u
distance of three miles found a snu
branch coming in from th eastwar
W aaw several of th argalla, wet th
wr too shy to be killed, and w t .
fore mad a dinner from the deer a
by the huntera Than w pursued t
course of tb stream for three miles, t
it emptied Itself into a river from e
est tn a wide valley at their Juncu
discovered a larss encampment
Indians; when we bed reached them i
alighted from our" horses, w .were i
eelved With groat cordiality. , A com
wee immediately held, whit robe wr
thrown Over our shoulder, and ths'K
of peace introduced. - After thla cm
mony, as It was too late to go any t
ther.- we encamped, and continued en
lng and conversing with th chiefs at
a lata hour th next morning.
Is a magnificent city ant-
commercial supremacy t
good comedy and -plenty of tuneful mu-I Fromh"Hlllsbroriua:
sis, luummiu najtg piayecr tn utuiar
role and. got a laugh at nearly every
Una .. '.: -. '- ' .
In the olio, the three Kuhns were
easily the sensation. - "Jhay do a turn
of mor than ordinary merit, introduc
ing coon songs, accompanying them
selves with' string instruments. An
other good feature . is ths acrobatic
specialty f the Prenticea The eongs
Introduced this Week era naw. aa a rule.
and very catchy. Moreover, they are
well rendered. Each of the rolee in the
burlesque is acceptably dona There la
no reason why the Baker should not
prosper this- week. The eompany will
leave after tho-Saturday martnee for
Ban Francisco. " RACE WHITNET.
Th Way to Do Thing's. ,
' ' ,7 ". From Suceesa . " ' ".'. ''
If there is that' in your nature which
demands the beet and will take nothing
lea and you do not demoralls th
standard by the. habit of deterioration
tn everything you do, you will achieve
distinction in some line If you have the
persistence and determination to follow
But ir you are aatisnsa wun tn
cheap and enoddV, the notched and slov
enly. If you sre not particular about"!
quality in your work or in your environ
ment or in .your personal hablta then
you must expect to take second place, to
fall back in the rear of the procession.
People who have accomplished work
Worth while have had a very high sense
of ths war to do thlnga They have not
been content-Vlfh mediocrity.,. Thy
have not. confined 4hemelves to . tn
beaten tracker, they hav never been sat
isfied to do thlnga Just as Others Uo
them, but always a little better. They
always pushed things that came to their
hsnds a little higher up, a little farther
on. It la thle little higher up. this
little fsrther on, . that counts in ths
quality of life's work. , It I the con
stant effort to be first-class in every
thing one attempts that conquers the
heights of excellenca. - .
Incomes of Grand Dukes. : r--
From' ther Chics go Journal.'
Th Russian Imperial family numbers
at the. present time something Ukr 40
grand dunes ana grand duchasaaa It Is
a fact they Would one and all b whnii
dependent upon, the 1 reigning emperor.
whose wealth Is prscttcallr boundless.
were It not that a former czar, Paul L
set sslde S Certain number of estates to
nam of tlie
eppansges." The lncoma f
ttesarv1BTTiireTches"oTTrrU land la de
voted to the maintenance vof all those
members of the Imperial family who are
noi m.ine airect line ot succession. At
the present time this source of lncoma
produces 110,000,000 a' year, and the Im
perial appanage stand in the proud po
sition or Deing in largest landowner,
the most Important and .prosperous
farmer, and the wealthiest wine producer
In the Russian empire. This la the rea
eon why Russian grand dukes are so
amsslngly wealthy. -
'. VV ' Special Terms. ;
' ' ' From ths Chlcsgo Newa
"And have you any special terms for
summer girls when they come in s
party r ssked the" pretty brunette in the
mountain hotel. .... i . '.,
x "Tea indeed." responded . the clsrk,
suavely. . ' , . . .....
' na wiiar grsTtniyr' ,
w'psachsa' and desra.' ej . , "
magnificent country ,, -and I
unequaled.t. resourcea But PortU
today should be a bigger and. a ten
town and it would, be a bigger it
better town- bad Its capitalists entir
some years ago from aa ultra-con
tism that his driven buelnese to U'
Paciflo coast points. Big bank dtp
are all vary well tn their way and tt
look nice when inviting foreign eapiii
Into the section but the sam otaoeti
put Into development would mesa norr
traalneas, , more people,"' more -devrfceW
resources and a foundation, for a tutu
commercial , greatness that tan not
undermined. If Portland's mllUoMtn
are afraid of using their money t e
plolt the possibHIties of th iiorthve
contiguous to Portland, how in th na
of all that is reasonable tan font
capital tobe other thanBa
of our progress T For year the Nefaalt
and Tillamook timber-fields have be
a hug Interrogation-point pleading t
business, without railroad V coromun!'
Hon and without ' capital -. to t k
products . and , resources into a . mtrf
that is unlimited. Southern Oregon trt
has been diverted to Sen Francjsco. Tlf
mook trad has mostly gon to the B
City, and there are hundreds of otlw
In commoh With southeastern Oth
doing their trading elsewhere, bscs
Portland, with her banks full of snow
has waited for neighbors to corns
develop the section that should be 1
lng and making that city the greater:
all coast cities. Portland must aw.t"
rrom her Rip Van Winkle sleep a S
wants ths right sort' of progress.
( Clegrlng tha System of Anger.
. Tnn th. V.'na. nt Tlmea
"I write lots -of letters thst I swf
mall." said a woman to a friend. """
do I do with them T -1 tear them
I wrlta them simply to get thftif h
want to ssy out of my system. For in
stance, if the butcher has sent m
mediocre steak and I am mad about
I .don't call blm up and scold him. '
simply send the steak back, and thS
down and write a letter giving him u(
very mischief for his careleaanes '
Over. c I have th -rebuke out of
System, and 1 feel better. Net r
the letter up. The butcher gets his
back and . knovi h. was Icareles. - J1
sends another one, and is more car"
Ms didn't assd tw ,
1 1 OJfc 1 I IS I XAajluu 1 jrf
Every one In a while 1 sit down
write notes' to people, telling them
actly what I think of them. : .
"When I get the things I
say out of my system th note are
stroyed snd I in relieved. -,That l "
wsy I keep people liking me, I say
I think of them, snd. have the sj
fsctlon that comes from saying . '
It never reaches thsm or anybody ,
' Boston's Nam for Tip. :
' From th Boston Trenscrlpfc
Don't say "tlpsT hereafter. -
eound to the ear, while to the eon'
and to tho Instinct of courtesy It (
more grsdoua. There Is no'"",
"graft" in the gentle phrase sna n
means could It be perverted to re" ,
tortlon." There Is a blesaed gtm"'-
of glvo-knd-tlkS. en sppreclad'"
vslus" rscelvsd about it,, Wnstnw;
snuis pc aipuaau -, - , .
' ' V i ;