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The Dalles Daily Chronicle.
Entered at the Poetofflco at The Dalles, Oregon,,
hk Hecona-vuuut imuwr.
Secretary of State. .
Supt. of l'ublic Instruction. .
. . ... . .S. Peimmer
. :..G.W. Mc Bride
.E. B. McKlroy
(J. N. Dolph
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'Vuirrpunixu B. Hermann
State Printer Frank Buker
Cou'ntv Judge C. N. Thornbury
11. L. eaten
Commissi) mere .
J. B. Crossen
i H A. Leavens
1 Frank Kincald
Assessor John E. Baructt
Burvevor . ..E. F. Sharp
Superintendent of Public Schools. . .TToy sneuey
Coroner William Michell
, The Chronicle is the Only Paper in
The Dalles that Receives the Associated
Press Dispatches. .....
WORSE AND WORSE.
Affairs in Ireland are getting decidedly
mixed and the politicians there seem on
the eve of repeating, on a large scale, the
legend of the "Kilkenny cats." The
waring factions are opposing each jother
with fist and pen and the Catholic clergy
are leading an opposition against Paxnell
that seems to be gathering etroiigth
every day. The choicest billingsgate is,
of course, resorted to and the Parnellites
call the McCarthyites "stinking carion
floating on a stream of corruption" and
apologize for Dalton's late attack on
Healy, by which the latter nearly lost an
eye and actually lost five teeth, as pro
voked by "libelous work conducted under
eminent Christian patronage." Parnell
. is reported as "gloomy" and "visibly
souring" under the gibes and jeers of his
political enemies. To make matters
worse it is reported that Mrs. O'Shea
won't marry Parnell when -the term of
legal restriction has expired and Captain
O'Shea announces his determination of
compelling Parnell and Mrs. O'Shea on
pain of being sued for slander, to make
public apology for having presisted in
their imputations that he tacitly en
couraged the adultery of Mrs. O'Shea,
for Ids own personal and political ad-,
vantage. Another rumor has it that the
pope, fearing a decline of Catholic as
cendancy, intends to make an effort to
form a Catholic party and that he will
take advantage of the present situation
to carry out his cherished desire of re
entering into diplomatic relations with
England. . The rumor may be without
any foundation in fact, but if the dis
patch which conveys it has any basis of
. truth it would seem that the suppression
of Parnell is the price which the pope
offers for a British embassador at the
court of Vatican. Whether- the com
bined influence of the clergy will be able
to crush the hitherto indomitable Irish
leader or not, one thing is certain, the
present situation of affairs will unques-
. tionably strengthen - the hands of . the
enemies of Irish home rule and, if per
sisted in, will inevitably lead to its in
definite postponement. It will undoubt
edly increase the number of those who
pretend to believe that Ireland is not fit
to govern herself, and the present inter
nal strife and discension will be pointed
to as a triumphant proof of the convic
tion. Unhappy Ireland! ' But a few
- months ago the hearts of millions of her
sons and daughters were thrilled with
joy at the prospect of her near emancipa
tion. . Today, by no foreign foe but by
her own suicidal hand she lies torn and
bleeding at the feet of her enemies.
The Dalles charter bill did not "die an
ignominious death in one of the com
mittee rooms of the recent legislature."
It was killed in the senate chamber in
the face of open day and at the bidding
of a small and rapidly waning faction in
this city because it attempted to prevent
a repetition of the edifying scenes en
acted in the council chamber last summer,
when a capricious and stubborn execu
tive, elected to carry out the wishes of
the people, set his judgment -againfet the
whole council and a large majority of the
tax payers and prevented the payment
of the purchase money for The Dalles
water works after the bargain had been
ciosea, tin tne city naa to pay some
$1100 of interest on the money, while
$100,000 of the people's money, on which
they were paying six per cent, interest,
was lying idle in his bank. .And now
the fawning apologist of this infamy
prates about "free institutions resting
upon the consent of the governed." It
is but the hoot of the screech owl, the
cry of the demagogue, the song 'of the
pedant bewildered by the "exuberance
of his own verbosity." '"'" '
AN EXCELLENT APPOINTMENT.
The president has : appointed the
' Honorable Peter Paquet, member of the
legislature from ' Clackamas county, to
the receivership of the land office at
Oregon City. The appointment - is
. most excellent tribute to 'a hard-work
ing, earnest, " faithful " servant " of ". the
people. We have reason to know that
In his own county, the name of Peter
Paquet is the synonyun of all that
honest and honorable. - Mr. Paquet is
brother of O. L. Paquet, of Wapinitia
formerly assessor of this county. .
The cook who lighted the fire with the
manuscript ot Uaryle's "Jjrencn Kevolu
tion" died in England recently.
The Times-Mountaineer insinuates
that the reason The Dalles charter bill
was killed was because "it gave almost
unlimited power to a quorum of the
council, and wonld have become a law
from-and after its : passage." Of course
a mayor knows - more than the : whole
council and it is the Very quintessence
of modesty for one to object to a bill be
cause it curtails his power for mischief,
and then a law that would go into effect
immediately would never do at all.' The
water works would be finished too soon.
Notes from Wapinitia. .
Wapisitia, March 27, 1891.
Editor Chbonicxk. A man and boy
answering the di script ion of the missing
ones from the Umatilla House were here
Tuesday going towards Prineville, and
went as far . as Mutton mountain and
seeing Bnow on the high points turned
back, fearing they might perish in the
snow. They were seen the same , day
going towards Tygh valley. The man is
evidently off. Not heard from them
Steve Kertner and Miss Nettie Confer,
of this place, were . married yesterday.
Their many friends gathered together at
the home of the bride's parents. In the
evening a splendid supper was spread,
after which the dancing .was kept up
ntil the wee' small hours. They ex
pect to make Portland their future home.
Your humble servant got in on all the
good things and hopes that Steve will be
as happy as he deserves. :
A larger amount of grain has been
sown Here than ever Detore. i-rospects
are fine. Every one says good for the
Chronicle, it is shouting for a road up
the Tygh hill. S. E. F.
A Queer Find.
Mr. Van Man, a farmer near Zena, in
Polk countv, was engaged in cutting
cordwood on his place. He chopped
down an oak tree of about three feet in
diameter at the butt, and after sawing
it into proper lengths, proceeded to split
it in the usual manner. In the section
about five feet from the ground he stuck
his ax into what . he supposed was a
bunch of knots, but as ,the chips , im
mediately crumbled he made closer ex
amination and discovered . a great
curiosity one that will put the Eugene
petrified dwarf away down in the lower
class of museum specimens. . The
curiosity consists of the right side of a
pair of "deer horns imbedded into the
very heart of the. oak tree. J. here are
evidences that it had five prongs, and,
from the growth "rings" of the tree, has
been in : that position for at least ; a
century and a half. . The tree is thought
to.be a least 200 years old.. How the
horns got there is a query, but ; different
conjectures are numerous. One is that
the quadruped who first, possessed them
might : have been scratching his head
against said tree and iust at that particu
lar time shed them where they remained
and were drawn into the embraces of the
oaken shrub., . Another is that Mr. Deer
may have become enraged over the idea
that the , legislature would . not vote an
appropriation . for : Oregon's displav "at
the world's fair at Chicago, and at
tempted to scrape tho moss off his skull
ornaments, thereby becoming entangled,
and finally grew fast.
. is Disease a Punishment?
The following advertisement, published
bv a prominent western patent medicine
house would, indicate that they regard
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 set
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 you in nature's way,
that as a punishment for some indiscre
tion, you are to be afflicted with a cold
unless you choose to ward, it on Dy
prompt action. .-: The first symptoms of a
cold, in most cases, is a dry. loud cough
and sneezing. The cough is soon followed
by a profuse watery , expectoration and
the sneezing bv a .prosuse watery . .dis
charge from the nose. In severe cases
there is a thin white coating on the
tongue. What to do? It is only necessary
to take Chamberlain's Cough Remedy in
double doses every hour. That 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." i;ifty cent bottles for
sale by Snipes & Kinersley, druggists.
Medical men are always discovering
something new. They have now found
out that of the children born on the sea
coast the females largely outnumber the
males, while m the interior this is re
versed. "Along the '. coasts of France,
Great Britain and New England, as well
as in China," says the doctor, "where
the family diet is largely composed of
nsh, especially among the poorer classes,
the rule is an infallible one, and statistics
have been gathered that show its truth.
No cause is assigned for it, but the fact
To stop the bleeding of a horse or other
stock from a snag or wound, Bays a cor
respondent make an application of : dry
manure, and it will stop the bleeding Of
a wound every time. This information
may be worth a good deal to many.
v rule away from home recently, a wean
ling colt of. mine broke through a barbed
wire fence and cut his tore leg . badly,
It had been bleeding for eight hours
when I got home.' I took : dry horse
manure and held it on the wound for
one minute and the blood stopped at
once. r ..i-.-. j .- -
The president is undecided whether to
visit the Pacific coast, or not. . - Come on,
Ben, it will do you good. .-We'll fill you
up on the finest salmon . you ever ate,
not. Hoosier salmon, full of wisps, but
fat, jucy Chinook, that will make your
hair .curl. -His excellency . will never
realize the greatness of the country of
which-he is the chief magistrate, till he
visits the coast. . . ... j . , i
' . There never was a bank failure in Or
egon That is a record which any state
should be proud of. .The young boomed
state of Washington cannot say as much.
He that can quietly
Tba lffawilHl mm is a Heallty.
So rftany marvelous tales : have been
told of the . Norwegian maelatrom',that
several writers, even of- geographical
works, have pronounced r it entirely
mythical. But the whirlpool is a reality,
and from surveys h:is' '' beooiaa , well
known. It is ?'on ' the Norway coast to
the south of the Loff oden isles,;fids rttna
between a small island called Maskunes
and a rocky islet. -Xhe depthvof the wa
ter in the straits is alxrat 1 feet,' 'while
just outside a 1.200 foot liiw will ' scarce
ly touch bottom, and the strong currents
rushing in and out of the fiords create
not only the muelstroni, or mill stream.
but numbers of other whirlpools that
render navigation exceedingly danger
ous; r - '. ..?'' '-
The strait of the maelstrom is perfect
ly calm at ebb or at flood tide, but with
the rising or the falling of the tide, or
when a high wind is blowing or a storm
raging, "the waters driven in from the
ocean find' their way' out Again through
the strait with such mighty violence- that
no ship . can pass through the eddies.
There is little downward suction, as is
commonly supposed, the danger. being
that the vessel will become unmanage
able and be driven on the rocks. It is
said that whales have been found in the
vicinity with their heads ' completely
crushed in, ' having In- taught in the
current and dashed 'a'....j;st the cliffs.
The Norwegian government has snr-'
veyed the maelstrom and warned all
navigators against its- dangers. St.
Partioalam Concerning- Snow Storms.
" "Snowl" said' a man with a turned
down fold in his left ear to a quiet pas
senger who sat beside him;' 'you don't
call this snow? - Ever been out in Colo
rado? No? Well; spring- before last we
had a snowfall in Denver 28th of April,
it was and the street cars ran in tun
nels through the city for four, mouths.
Weather! Why, you don't have enough
to send ' flies on a vacation. That's the
placecoldest winter you ever heard of,
and hottest summer right on top of it.
Sudden change middle o' May, and the
ground was cracked with the heat by
the 1st of June," -
"But what became of the snow?"
"Packed, Heat melted it on top ' and
water froze on the way down. 'Twas a
bad winter to ent ice on account -of "the
snowstorms, and "the railroad company
made a fortune in-July selling hunks of
the tunnel to butchers and saloon keep
ers." .' ,' ' . - .
"My friend,", said the quiet "passenger,
as his eyes 'grew moist, Tve got a ' boy
at home who has tried' every business
under the sun and'sncceeded in none of
them. Will you try and teach him your
"What d'ye mean?" asked the man
with the reference ear.
. "I'd like to have him learn to lie," re
plied the quiet passenger. "If he can
equal you I'll buy him a phonograph
and set him up in the museum business; '
But ' the weather" critic had reached
bis station. Brooklyn Eagle. '
The Wecret of One IUs'i 8aeeeMa
- A young man who lives on the heights,
who is famed for the good taste which he
invariably displays in his dress, was asked
the other day if 'there was any secret
in the absolute correctness with "which
he always enveloped himself.: He hesi
tated a moment, but finally replied, "Cer
tainly there is, my dear fellow, but if I
tell you, you know, you mustn't giv6 it
away.. It is just this way." "". When I de
termine to buy me a "hew hat I don't go
to my hatter's and allow myself to he bul
lied into ordering something I lo not
want. Oh, dear, no. ' I take a stroll Up
the avenue and examine aH the hats that
are worth considering. I always look at
the men who are just my size, and when
I see a man who has a hat on that' just
shits me I march down .to the hatter's
with the image of that particular hat in
delibly impressed on my ' mind, and in
sist upon, getting one just Tike it.
'I follow out the same plan with aH of
my clothes. So that when I enter a tail
or's shop I know exactly what I want and
never think of ordering until I have
found the ' exact tiling, but when' once
found I order at once. So that while ' I
have the reputation- among my trades
men of being very particular which is
a good thing by the way they like me
because. I know jnst what I want."
- Tlw DoUar Mirk.
''Writers are not 'agreed as to the der
ivation' of the sign to represent the
word "dollar" or '"dollars. " Some con
tend that it comes from - the letters U
and S, which, after" the adoption of the
federal constitution, were prefixed to
the currency of the new United States,
and: which - afterward, in ' the: hurry of
writing, Were Tun' 'into- each Other; 'the
U being- made tirst and the 8 -over it.
Others say that the contraction is from
the Spanish pesos,-dollars; others, still,
claim it to be derived from' the1 Spanish
word f nertea,, -meaning hardVao- called
to designate sil-rer and . gold from paper
or soft money. . The more - plaumbte ex
planation of the puzzle is this: That it is
a' modification of the figure 8. and that
I ihe; character: 'as 'we 'makeJ it, denotes
that we are speaking' or ' writing of a
sum of money equal to 'eight reals; or,
as the dollar was formerly calfaii , a piece
of eight. St. Lotos Republic. "
; ft is -canons and interesting'-to note
that the British Columbian tribe of. the
Bhanaknns have a soul belief which is an
almost exact counterpart of that cher
ished by the old Israelites. : They believe
that every being has its double or shadow.
thin, pale figure, seldom or never
by mortal eyes, which after death ' de
scends to an abode beneath the earth
and there leads a sad 'and gloomy ex
istence.. The Israelite 'called this place
Sheol; the Shanakona know it as "Eotea. ''
S5C Jonis i&epubuc
Thecold snap' caught you unawares,
aidnMiit?" ' "
"Yea. But so it did the oookroaches.
Profee every blamed one in the house. "
Chicago Tnbvme. ' - -
J. Mv HUNTINGTON & CO.
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, Rial Estate dnd
Abstracts of. and Information Concern
ingLand Titles on Short Notice.
Land for Sale and Houses to Rent
Parties Looking for Homes in
COUNTRY Oil CITY,
OK IN SEARCH OF
Should Call on or Write to us.
Agents for a Full Line of
Lealii Fire iirance Companies,
And Will Write Insurance for
: DESIRABLE BISKS.
Correspondence Solicited.. All Letters
Promptly Answered. Call on or
J. M. HUNTINGTON & CO.
Opera House Block, - The Dalles, Or.
t . 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
- ' Depot.
On Second St., near corner of Madison.
; j ? . -
Best Apple Cider.
If you want a good lunch, give me a call.
Open all Night . . -
S. L. YOUNG,
(8acceaor to K. BECK.)
i- l - : .- : v . ; ; . '. . . ?
Watches, Clocks and Jewelry
Repaired and Warranted.
165 Second St.. The Dalles, Or.
. : i rr p ;r :, -
Third Street, Opera felock.
Madison's Jatest System,
Used in cutting garments, aud a fit
Repairing and Cleaning
Neatly and Quickly Done.
THE CHRONICLE OFFICE.
Commercial Job P
The; Gate City; of the Inland Einfcire is situated at
the head of navigation on the Middle Columbia, and
is a thriving, prosperous city. -
ITS TERRITORY. Q
It is the supply city for an extensive and rich agri
cultural and grazing country, its trade reaching as
far south as Summer Lake, a distance of over two
THE LARGEST WOOL MARKET.
The rich grazing country along the eastefjTslope
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 OP OREGOl.
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
market here, and the country south and east has this
year filled the warehouses,
places to overflowing with
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.
THE DALLES MERCANTILE CO.,
Successors to BROOKS & BEERS, Dealers in .
Gents' Furnishing Goods, Boots and Shoes,
Hats and Caps, Etc..
H ARDWAR E
390 and 394
Remember we deliver all' purchases without charge.
W. E. GARRETSON,
All Watch Work Warranted.
138 Second St., The Dalles, Or.
"1 t TTZ :
We will pay the above reward for any case ol
directions are strictly copiplled -with. 'They are
purely, vegetable; and never fail to give satisf ac
tion. Sugar Coated. Large boxes containing 30
Pills, 25 cents. Beware of counterfeits and Imi
tations. The genuine manufactured only by
THE JOHN C. WFST COMPANY, CHICAGO,
ILLINOIS. - ' - ;
BliAKELIT A HOUGHTON.
175 Second St. . . The Dalles, Or.
H. Glenn has removed his
office and the office of the
Electric Light Co. to 72
SOLB AOEM FOIt TBK
and all available storage
Hay, Grain and Feed.
Carpets ag Fflif ore,
PRINZ & NITSCHKE,
And be Satisfied as to
QUALITY AND PRICES.
C. N. THORNBUBY,
Late Beo. 8. Land Office.
,T. A. HUDSON,
:, Notary Public.
ROOMS 8 and 9 LAND OFFf? BUILDING,
r PostofBee Box
THE DALLAS, OR.
And all other Business in the U. S. Land Office
Promptly Attended to.
We have ordered' Blanks for Filings,
Entries and the purchase of Kailroad
Lands under the recent Forfeiture Act,
which we will have, and advise the pub
lic at the earliest date When such entries
can be made. Look for advertisement "
in this paper. : .: .'.,';. . , . 'l
Thornbury & Hudson.