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The Dalles Bafly. Chronicle.
Entered fit the Fostottice at The Dallos, Oregon,
nit Bccoud-clnss matter.
Oovcnior S. Heunnycr
Secretary of State G. W. Me Bride
lTeHwurer t'linuii Mctscftitn
Supt. of Public IiiHtruction E. K. McElroy
lonirressmiin B. Hermann
State Printer Frank Baker
Countv Judge. C. N. Thornbury
Sheriff 1). L. Caten
Clerk J. B. Crraaen
Treasurer 1 Geo. Kuch
Commissioners. ...... ) f ' tv.'fd
Assessor . . John E. Burnett
Surveyor E. F. Sharp
8iierintendeiit of Public Schools. . .Troy Shelley
Coroner William Miclieil
The Chronicle is the Onlj Paper in
The Dalles that Receives the Associated
"NO FLIES ON UNCLE JERKY."
tJncle Jerry Rusk the . Secretary of
Agriculture has been doing some shrewd
and very effective work in the line of
opening up the European markets to
the admission of Anierican cattle. Quite
recently a number of American capital
ists have leen purchasing large herds of
Canadian cattle for shipment to Eng
land. It is well known that the gov
ernment of Great Britain places very
severe restriction on the importation of
American live stock shipped from the
United States. At present they can
only be landed or killed at three
points and that under such harrassing
restrictions as to make the business iin
profitable. Uncle Jerry proposes to have
the Canadian cattle, upon which there
are no restriction shipped to Great Brit
ain just to give the people of the rural
districts a taste of the quality of Amer
ican beef. When they get thoroughly
familiarized with it, Uncle Jerry thinks
the battle towards free importation will
be half won. He relies on the Federal
Meat Inspection Law to do the rest. In
the meanwhile under the provisions of
this law the secretary had his agents in
spect certain shipments of land-certified
animals, and after inspection certificates
were issued, under authority of the
United States, these animals were quiet
ly sent to Paris. Antwerp and Hamburg.
The authorities at these ports could not
well refuse to receive them on the old
plea, that being American they were of
course unsound, particulary as Uncle
Jerry Rusk, backed by the authorities of
5,000.000 people, affirmed the contrary.
So as a matter of course they received
them. Paris took in 681 head; Ham
burg 1307 and Antwerp 3622 head. .This
is good for a marter, and now Uncle
Jerry proposes- to lead alt "the forces" of
, American cattle growers in the United
.States towards an attack -on Great Brit
ain, with every hope of a favcrable is
sue. Whatever foreign trade reciproc
ity fails to capture Uncle Jerry will
corral by strategy. All of which goes to
show that farmer Jerry Rusk is not
much of a hay seed after all.
USV11Y LAWS AND DEAR MONEY,
Governor Ijitighton states incidentally
in one of his veto messages, that the
prevalent rate of interest on safe invest
ments in the state of Washington is
seven per cent per annum. The average
rate, on similar investments, is un
doubtedly higher in Oregon, and there
is no reason that this should be so ex
cept one, namely, the unequal discrimi
nation against capital in the construc
tion and application of our assessment
laws. If the people think it right to
have a law that insures the taxation of
all loans secured by mortgages on real
estate while all other loans or credits
map escape if they can, and they gener
ally can ; if the people want a system
that taxes real . property at twenty
live cents on the dollar, and money and
credits, when a man is honest enough to
.give them in, at their full face, well and
goood. But they must not, under such
a system, expect to get cheap money. If
the people must have a law that leaves
non-resident capitalists liable to a tax
on their investment of from two to four
per cent, let them have it by all
means, but these same people must not
growl because money ia scarce an J dear
and because foreign capital goes else
where for investment. This state is
simply reaping what she has sown. She
has sown mortgage tax and usury laws
and she is reaping dear money. She
has discriminated against outside capi
tal and outside capitaJ discriminates
against her.' - -
A SILLY CALF.
Kalakau was a thirty-third degree
Mason. He was also master of one,of the
Blue lodges, scribe of the chapter and
warden of the Templars. Oreqonian,
Feb. 18. . '
The Prince of Wales was again elected
last evening to be worshipful grand
master of the English Free Masons.
Oregonian, March 6, '91.
. The oldest son of Prince of Wales is
master of Berkshire Masons.
Masonry, monarchy, monopoly,
money. Where are your liberties, fellow
The above is cut from the Reform Jour
nal, a paper published in the interests of
the farmers' alliance. It has a mighty
big contract on hands when it undertakes
to reform everything, masonry included.
One secret society trying to reform
another out of existence because it is a
secret society scarcely commends itself to
our judgment. The types never printed
anything more silly than the last alliter
ative paragraph. The sooner the alliance
men put a wisp of straw in 'that calf's
mouth the better.
CKOI'S-W EATHKK, BULLETIN, NO. S.
For Week Ending Saturday, March 21,
Okegon Wkathek Bvbsau,)
Ckntkai. Office, Portland, Oregon. )" .
The temperature has risen, but is
slightly below the nomal. Showers fell
during the week, but not an average
Generally partly cloudy weather pre;
vailed, the sun when "shining being
An occasionally light frost occurred in
Western Oregon. - In Eastern Oregon,
though, there yet remains plenty in the
foot hills and in the montains. The
melting enow generally soaked into the
earth, making the soil very wet. In
Western Oregon the soil is very wet
from February rains and March showers.
Strong south and southwest winds pre
vailed Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Owing to the wet soil conditions in
Western Oregon, .melting snow and wet
soil in Eastern Oregon, spring seeding
has generally been delayed. Some
plowing has been done on the higher
lands of Western Oregon and in parts of
Southern Oregon. While the weather
conditions have not been up to the aver
age, yet they have been favorable to the
fall and winter sown grain which is in
variably reported to be in a most pros
perous and promising condition. Con
siderable growth has been made during
the week. In the Willamette vallev,
especially, the soil is wet which retards
spring work. In parts of Western Ore
gon, peach and apricot trees are in blos
som, quince trees showing leaves, berry
bushes and shrubs are leaving, other fruit
trees have swelling buds. Warmer
weather with sunshine is needed
throughout the state. The season is
slightly later than usual. The prosper
ous condition of the fall wheat the wet
condition of the soil, the backward
weather conditions all tend towards a
In Wallowa county some stock has
been lost, in other stock sections it is
rare that less is reported, and on the
hand their condition is generally report
ed to be good. The grass is growing and
furhishing good feed.
In some sections la grippe" is pre
valent, but nothing serious. The gen
eral health is first-class.
B. S. Pague.
Observer U. S. Signal Service.
An Interesting Letter.
Wapinitia, Or., March 23, 1891.
Editor Chronicle. I have been
waiting for something to happen so I
could send your valuable paper an -item
from this place and thereby give myself
a chance to tell the Chronicle that I
admire the bold stand it. takes in de
nouncing cranky editors and corrupt
politians, but as nothing has happened
of any importance I will have my say
anyway. It is a relief to get a chance
to pick up a paper once more to that
every other item is not about "the
mayor or Mr. Moody," and the balance
a continual whine. You and your paper I
i-criiuui; ueaerve uiucn praise ana nonor.
in announcing to the public the actions
of our joint representations in the last
legislature, so that the people of Eastern
Oregon may not be deceived any more
and will use better judgement next time,
and when a man like Bennett runs on a
ticket "elect him." . The Times
Mountaineer 8eaks of Hon. J. H. Raley
being nominated for congress and
republicans need every member of the
lower house, etc. Maybe " they had
better produce some - more of their"
material like they keep in Sherman Co.,
and elect him, and then give him a
Very respectfully yours,
' I Disease a Punishment?
The following advertisement. Dublished
by a prominent western patent medicine
nouse would indicate that thev resard
disease as a punishment for sin : '
"Do you wish to know the quickest
way to cure a sever cold? We will tell
you. To cure a cold qickly, it must be
treated before the cold has become net
tled in the system. This can always be
done if you choose to, as nature in her
kindness to man gives timely warning
and plainly tells vou in nature's way,
x l . i . r . . - "
uiab as a punisnmeni lor some lnaiscre
tion, you are to be afflicted with a cold
unless you choose to ward it off by
prompt action. The first svmotoma of a
cold, in most cases, is a dry, loud cough
and sneezing. The cough is soon followed
py a proiuse watery expectoration and
the sneezing by a prosuse watery dis
charge from the nose. In severe cases
there is a thin white coating on the
tongue, wnat to do r it is onlv necessarv
to take Chamberlain's Cough Remedy in
nou Die doses every nour. xnat will greatly,
lessen the severity of the cold and in
most cases will effectually counteract it,
and cure what would have been a severe
cold within one or two days time. Try it
and be convinced." Fifty cent bottles for
sale by Snipes &Kinersley, druggists.
Parnell Will Resign.
London, March 20. It is "definitely
stated that Mr. Parnell will resign and.
offer himself to the electors of Cork, and
people are again beginning to turn their
eyes toward the situation in Ireland.
The McCarthyites say they are delighted
but do not look it. So many priests are
flocking to Sligo that their numbers at
tract attention, and they are the subject
of irreverent remarks. The Parnellites
claim to have received encouraging ad
vices as to the prospects of their envoys
in America. Both factions are in need
of money, but the Parnellites seem to be
the easier as to funds for election ex
penses. Taxation. Rates of taxation in the
counties of Eastern Oregon are as follows
for 1891 : Harney, 19 25-35 mills ;
Wasco 25 ; Grant 28 12-35 ; Wallowla 25 ;
Baker 24 ; Union 24 ; Malheur 29 12-35 ;
Umatilla 233i ; Gillman 21 12-35.
OLD OSSAWATTOMIE'S BOYS.
How Owen and Jason Brawn Disposed
of Their Little Fortune.
.'John Browu, of Harper's Ferry, whose
soul goes marching on, bns two sons, Owen
and Jason, who went into the valley where
Pasadena nits, in the suuahine of the Cali
fornia paradise, aud there struggled
against adverttity and fought pinched cir
cumstances in a long and hard contest.
A Lewiston gentleman who is just home
from Washington met in New York' no
old friend, an attorney of much note, who
settled the estate of one of these sons, who
died at or . near Pasadena. The attorney
told the Lewiston gentleman a story whose
moral will be found touching, no matter
how badly it may be told in this place, and
whose theme is heroic along the better line
of heroism. This attorney found the af
fairs of the deceased in good order, but his
estate small. He obtained from the sur
viving son a memento of John Brown, a
letter written to one of the sons nearly
fifty years ago a. good letter, with one or
two bits of honest,, manly advice in it.
In process of looking up the affairs the
attorney found that the two sons had lived
along in a rather pinched way paying for
their little place, working hard aud pa
tiently, uncomplaining jn their toil, and
that they finally had saved $300 for a little
nest egg against fntnre troubles. Pour
years ago or more, as every one knows,
Charleston, S. C, fell in earthquake.
There was want and suffering a misery
In some sections paralleled only by the
flood at Couemaugb. When those two
brothers heard of it, forgetting that South
Carolina had embodied the element that
had slain a father, and hearing only -the.
cries oi want, ana destitution, they sent
their entire little fortune to Charleston,
and it was lined iu allaying the miseries of
the men and women who, in a certain way,
had leen responsible for their father's
There's the story. Yon can think it
over, especially in the light of its unosten
tatious giving, and perhaps you may see
its moral. The fact that it has been un
noticed so long, and that one of the sons
has died without seeing even a newspaper
reference to the incident,, is proof enough
that it was a gift of pn re generosity and
nothing else. Lewistou (Me.) Journal.
Wrongli ended People.
Among the most unpleasant people one
is compelled to rub shoulders with on life's
highway are the class whose minds take
hold of everything; as it were, the wrong
end foremost. They are usually as obsti
nate as perverse, and the false inferences
tbey draw from misapprehended premises
they adhere to with as much tenacity as if
they were gospel truths. One knows not
how to deal with such incorrigibles. Good
humored rallying they are as likely as not
to mistake for studied insult, kind words
for humbug,, endeavors to. instruct and
convince for airs of superiority, and what
ever one may do or say with a view of ben
efiting them they mistake for insidious
attempts to get on their blind side.
Their field of moral vision is filled with
a mist of suspicion which distorts every
thing, and it is in vain to reason with
them, for you can no more do away with
their absurd impressions than you can
wipe out graven letters with a sponge.
Error, we suppose, is to them what truth
is to right headed men and women, and
they cling to it because they believe in it.
They are objects of commiseration, yet,
being unabatable nuisances, it, is prudent
to give them a wide berth.
It is really a sad thing to be predisposed
by nature to misconceive aud misconstrue,
but it is equally unpleasant to be mis
understood and misconstrued. We there
fore make it a rule to have as little as pos
sible to do with inveterately wrongheaded
people. New York Ledger.
- Interesting Experiments with Bottles.
Take an ounce vial and fill it about three
quarters full of water; make a hole in the
cork and insert a small tube or a stout
piece of straw. The opening must be as
small as possible; the tube must reach
nearly to the bottom of the vial, and the
cork must be pushed in tight; now, if you
blow into the tube the air will be com
pressed in the upper part of the bottle, and
when your lips are taken away a little
fountain will play from the tube for a few
moments. I will now show you how the
fountain can be produced in a ' partial
vacuum without compressing the air.
Take a glass jar with the mouth large
enough to go over the small vial, and heat
the inside over the flame of a lamp or can
dle. Place the small vial on a plate upon
several layers of blotting paper which have
been soaked in water for a moment, then
take the heated jar and invert it over the
vial, pressing it dpwn as tightly as you
can upon the blotting paper, and watch
the result. When you heated the inside of
the jar the air inside was expanded and
partly driven out. The blotting paper
makes a hermetical joint, and tae air con
tained in the upper part of the vial forces
the water up through the tube to the bot
tom of the jar, and it falls in a little cas
cade down the sides. Boston Herald.
In a certain school the teacher always
went to her pupils when they needed help,
instead of having them come to her. This
habit led one day to a rather AjwnaiTig inci
dent. Little Tommy Page was being punished
by "standing in the floor" while he got
his spelling lesson. Finding a hard word
he raised his hand, and the teacher at once
came to his assistance. A moment later
this was repeated, and soon his calls for
the teacher became frequent.
But, by and by, Tommy's leg began to
get tired and he longed for a seat. A little
later he walked boldly up to the teacher's
platform and calmly seated himself on its
When asked by the surprised teacher
what his strange conduct meant, he re
plied: "Well, seems to me' you're walking too
much, and I thought I'd get Bearer. I
don't want, you to get all tired out, same
as I am." Youth's Companion.
Tram t Chmrri.
There was a slide in the Himalaya mount
ain of India in January which beat the
circus out of sight. Over 250 acres of sur
face, and extending to a depth of twenty
feet, took a tumble of over two miles and
built a barrier sixty feet high across a val
ley. Everybody was invited, and there
was no extra charge for reserved seats.
Detroit Free Press.
"Why don't you employ "a collector, in
stead of running about yourself with these
bills?" asked De Mascus of his tailor.
"Well, you see, I hold to the adage that
if you want a thing well dun dun it youi
self." St. Joseph News.
A corvette is a sloop-of-war of not more
than twenty guns, and ranks next below a
frigate. The word is French, and signifies
Ma leap," and is akin to our English word
J: M. HUNTINGTON & CO.
Real Estate and
Abstracts of, and Information Concern
ing,Laiid Titles on' Short Notice!
Land- for Sale , and Houses to Rent
' Parties Looking for Homes in
COUNTRY OR CITY,
OR IX SEARCH OF
Should Call on or Write to us-.
Agents for a Full Line of
Leasing Fire Insnrance Companies,
And Will Write Insurance for
. on all
Correspondence Solicited. All Letters
Promptly Answered.' Call on or
. J. M. HUNTINGTON & CO.
Opera House Block. The Dalles, Or.
Has Opened a
In Connection With his Fruit Stand
and Will Serve
Hot Coffee, Ham Sandwich, Pigs' Feet,
and Fresh Oysters.
Convenient to the Passenger
On Second St., near corner of Madison.
- Also a
Branch Bakery,- California
Orange Cider; and the
Best Apple Cider.
If you want a good lunch, give me a call.
Open all Night
The Dalles Ice Co.
Are -putting up an additional ice house
near the , freight depot on the track.
They will have better facilities for hand
ling ice than any other firm in town,
and one buying ice from them can rest
assured that they will be supplied
through the whole season, without an
advance in price.
MAIER & BENTON.
Cop. Third and Union Streets.
carnets ami Furniture,
PRINZ & NITSCHKE,
And be Satisfied as to
QUALITY AND PRICES.
t T?11 1? he "bove reward for any case of
IJvct Complaint, Dyspepsia, Sick Headache, In
digestion, Constipation or Cost! veness we cannot
cure with West's Vegetable Liver Pills, when the
directions are strictly compiled with. They are
Sorely -vegetable, and never fail to give satfsfac
Sugar Coated. Large boxes containing 30
Fills, 25 ceTita. Beware of counterfeits and iml
ons. The genuine manufactured only by
THEJOHN C. WF8T COMPANY, CHIGAGO,
BLAKILET A HOUGHTON,
. Prescription Druggists,
175 Second St. The Dalles, Or.
H. Glenn has removed his
office and the office of the
Electric Light Co. to 72
The Gate ' City of the Inland Empire is situated at
the head of navigation on the Middle Columbia, and
is a thriving, prosperous city, . O
It is the supply city for an extensive and rich agri- v
cultural an-i grazing country, its trade reaching' as
far south as Summer Lake, a distance ; of over twe
THE LARGEST WOOL MARKET.
The rich grazing country along the eastern slope
of the the Cascades furnishes pasture for thousands
of sheep, the wool from which finds market here.
The Dalles is the largest original wool shipping
point in America, about 5,000,000 pounds being
shipped this year.
THE VINEYARD OF OREGON.
The country near The Dalles produces splendid
crops of cereals, and its fruits cannot be excelled. It
is the vineyard of Oregon, its grapes equalling Cali
fornia's best, and its other fruits, apples, pears,
prunes, cherries etc., are unsurpassed.
The salmon fisheries are the finest on the Columbia
yielding this year a revenue of $1,500,000 which can
and will be more than doubled in the near future.
The products of the beautiful Klickital valley find
markgt here, and the country south and east has this
year filled the warehouses,
places to overflowing with their products.
It is the richest city of its size on the coast, and its
money is scattered over and is being used to develop,
more farming country than is tributary to any other
city in Eastern Oregon.
Its situation is unsurpassed! Its climate delight
ful! Its possibilities incalculable! Its resources un
limited! And on these corner stones she stands.
W. E. GARRETSOH,
SOLE AGENT FOR THE
All Watch Work Warranted.
Jewelry Made to Order.
138 Second St., The Dalles, Or.
S. L. YOUNG,
(Sncoeanor to K. BUCK.
Watches, Clocks and Jewelry
Repaired and Warranted.
165 Second St., The Dalles, Or."
i in in-ir liMaiM i m
and all available storage
The successful merchant is
the one who watches the mar
kets and buys to the best advan
tage. w wo. sm uoi vuo i a. i iii ly is
the one that takes advantage of
BROOKS & BEERS.
will sell you choice
Groceries and Provisions
OF ALL KINDS, AND
AT MORE BEASONABLB8 BATES
THAN ANT OTHER FLACK
IN TIIK CITT.
REMEMBER we deliver all dut-
chasea without charge.
390 AND 394 SECOND STREET.
C. N. THORNBURY, T.A.HUDSON,
law Kee. u. a. Land umce. noutry ruoue.
ROOMS 8 and 9 LAND OFFICE BUILDING,
Postofflce Box 326,
THE DALLES, OR.
And all other Business in the U. S. Land Offiei
. Promptly Attended to.
We have ordered Blanks for Filings.
Entries and the .purchase of Railroad
Lands under the recent Forfeiture Act,
which we will have, and advise the pub
lic at the earliest date when sugh entries
can be made. Look for advertisement
in this paper.