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The Dalles Daily Chronicle.
Entered at the Postolflce at The Dalles, Oregon,
as second-class matter.
Gnvpmnr . S Ppmmver
Secretary of State G. W. McBrlde
Treasurer. Phillip Motschan
Supt, of Public Instruction E. B. MoElroy
3onarreKKman B. nermann
State Printer. Frank Buier
Sheriff D. L. Cates
Clerk J. B. Crosnen
Treasurer Cieo. Kucb
. ... IH' A. Leavens
wmuuunm Frank Kincaid
Assessor John E. Burnett
Surveyor E. F. Sharp
bupennieuaunt ot fuDiic oenools . . .'lroy Hiieiiev
Coroner William Michell
The Chronicle is the Only Paper in
The Dalles that Receives the Associated
The Times-Mountaineer of last evening
has the following : -
The B. C. and L. B. organ heads its
columns with the following: "The
Chronicle is the only paper in The
Dalles that received the associated press
dispatches," and in the second local column-
publishes the following item of
news, which occurres about ten years
ago: "Robinson, the new governor
elect of Massachusetts, was sworn into
office on the 3rd inst. He was warmly
received at the state house by his pre
decessor, Gov. Butler."
' There was a time, not far distant when
the "retired minister" who presides over
the columns of our contemporary, knew
the difference letween newspaper cut
tings furnished by the excellent women
of the W. C. T. U. and an associated
press dispatch. As the brother receives
only scissors dispatches from the Chron--
1 iclk and Oregonian he may require to be
told that the Chronicle does not print
its dispatches in the W. C. T. IT. col
umn, but on the first page of the paper,
near where he found the news about the
Italian minister having been recalled,
which forme J the basis of his article on
that subject in yesterday's Times-Mountaineer.
But Mr. Michell does not re
quire to be told that he quoted from the
- W. C. T. U column, and that the words
quoted are but the preface to certain
moral reflections which follow, from the
lips of one of the governor's named, and
which plainly show the reason why the
paragraph was used. In this light, his
remarks are of such exceedingly bad
taste that among all the words within
the, range of English literature we can
only think of one sufficiently all-embracing
to describe the man who could stoop
to write them( and that word we shall
not defile our pages by printing.
The Chronicle received and printed,
yesterday 1200 words or nearly two and
a half columns of associated press dis
patches, giving the cream of the news of
the world up to the hour of going to
press. Some of this news will not be
learned by the people of T he Dalles from
any other source till it is seen in the
Oregonian. which will arrive this evening.
The enterprise of the proprietors of the
Chronicle in thus furnishing the people
with the earliest news at the earliest
moment is meeting with the "hearty
response of the people in a constantly
increasing subscription list. Apart al
together from any consideration, as to
editorial management of which each will
form his own opinion, the Chronicle
is beyond question, by far the best daily
newspaper published in Eastern Oregon,
and no pains will be spared to maintain
and increase this superiority.
THAT CHARTER BILL.
, Very much that is at once foolish and
false has been said by Mr. Michell con
cerning the Dalles charter bill which
was killed at the last legislature. It has
been called a "star chamber" measure
and many other bad names. The men
who framed this bill and asked the legis
lature to pass it, are so little ashamed of
what they have done that they request
the Chronicle to publish it in full. As
the bill is a long one we shall be obliged
to publish it in sections. We propose
to commence next Monday, and continue
till the whole is published. The people
of The Dalles will therefore have an op
portunity of knowing just what the bill
contains and how much dependance can
can be placed on the statements of the
Timet-Mountaineer in anything. In any
case, the council which that paper has
bo soundly abused, are willing to stand
upon their record in this matter.
THE RETIRED MINISTER PRE
VARIACATES. When the. "retired minister" says
that the paragraph quoted by him from
. the W. C. T. TJ. column of this journal
was published as news the Chronicle
remarks that he is a disciple of Ananias
and he knows it.
A recent California bulletin says: "All
bones accumulated around the home
should be used in either of the following
ways: u; rut in a wen . kept manure
pile when they will gradually decay.
(2) Raw bones may be bodily buried in
the soil around trees when the roots will
cluster around them. (3) Pack in moist
wood ashes with quick-lime when after
a time it becomes a superphosphate. (4)
Steam the bones for a few hours when
they can be crushed and rendered fit for
HALT'S 1KON-CLAD8 AM) CRI I8ERS.
No Htn-or.Wu Afloat More Formidable
or Carrying Heavier Guns. .
Many people ' have an erroneous idea
of the Italian navy.' While it does not
contain as many ships as the navy of
England or that of France, it has proba
bly the most generally efficient vessels
afloat, say the New York Herald. Italy
did not begin to build her new. vesssls
until the experiments made by other na
tions had enabled her to decide upon
types that, even in the light of more
modern naval constructions, are among
the most formidable in the world. She
has. either finished or well advanced,
twenty-two armored ships. Of these,
ten are modern build, having a displace
ment of 1 1 ,000 tons or more each. They
have a 6peed of more than lo knots,
and carry the heaviest guns afloat,
namely, Armstrong breechloading rifles
of 13 tb 17 calibre. Her unarmored navy
afloat contains twelve modern cruiseos
and ten gunboats, launched since 1880,
and has seven cruisers and seven gun
Italy has not only been shrewd enough
to take advantage of the best designs of
other nations, but has been even in ad
vance of the other maritime jxroers in
some of her naval productions. Thus,
although two of her largest and most
powerful battle ships were launched as
far back as 1876-78, they are far from
being obsolete. "
ONE OF HEB BATTLE SHIPS.
The Duilio is such a vessel. At the
time of her lynching in 1876 she was the
largest warship in the world, and when
the Dandolo, her twin, was put afloat in
1878, the two had no near rivals in any
navy. The Duilio has a displacement of
11.188 tons, and she can carry 1000 tons
of coal, which will enable her to steam
3700 knots at a speed of ten knots an
hour. Her maximum speed is fifteen
knots. Her dimensions are : Length,
340 feet 11 inches ; beam, 64 feet9inches ;
draft, 26 feet 7 inches. She is built of
iron and steel, and carries a water-line
belt of armor amidships 21J-o inches
thick, and armor on her turret and mid
ship citadel 18 inches thick. Her guns
are four 17-72-inch 100-ton muzzle-loading
rifles, three 4-7-inch breech-loading
rifles, and fourteen machine guns. She
has also three fixed torpedo tubes for
discharging Whitehead or other similar
toriHsdoes. It is intended to replace the
muzzle-loading heavy guns with 17-inch
breech-loading rifles of 104.3 tons weight
each. She has twin screws and engines
of 7500 horse power.
In the design of the Duilio and Dandolo
the chief result in view was to combine
the thickest armor and the most power
ful guns ever put into a ship. It was
clearly impossible that such heavy armor
as was desired should be used all over
the ship ; hence the midship belt on the
water-line extends only far enough to
protect the engines and boilers forward
and abaft of the citadel. -
THE ARMOR AND GUNS.
The citadel containing the two turrets
carries the protection amidships up to
the base of the turrets, and all the rest
of the craft is unarmored. The turrets
are on opposite sides of the deck, the
port one being aft and the starboard one
being forward, thus giving the latter a
fire straight ahead and around most of
the circle, while the port one has a
similar fire right aft. The heaviest
guns are placed in pairs in the turrets.
She has one military, mast or tower
The armor piercing projectile of 17.72
inch gun, propelled by 551 pounds of
powder, weighs 2000 pounds and con
taining a bursting charge of 82 pounds
of powder. The common shell has the
same weight, but contains a bursting
charge of 68 pounds. The initial I
velocity of the projectile is 1700 feet a
second and the muzzle energy is 40,000
fctilt the 17-inch breech-loading rifles the
firing charge is 900 pounds ot powder ;
the initial volicity is 1992 feet, and the
muzzle energy is 55,000 foot-tons.
The 4.7-inch guns carry a projectile
weighing 32.4 pounds, having a muzzle
velocity of 1245 feet a second.
iThe 17-72 inch projectile has the
power on leaving the gun to penetrate
28.5 inches of wrought iron and the 17
inch projectile 33.7 inches of wrought
Is Disease a Punishment?
The following advertisement, published
by 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 ih 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 off by
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 by 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 severitv 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.
A Point for Advertisers. "
Advertisers should consider the kind
or quality, as well as the size of the cir
culation of the paper they propose to
use. Nobody ever saw an advertisement
of "Ben Hur" in the Police Gazette. A
merchant who wishes to teach the fam
ily circle is throwing good money away
to advertise in a "street publication" a
sheet that is bought for its cheap sensa
tions, which is read in a hurry and the
paper then thrown aside. It goes with
out saying that a journal which enters
the homes, which is read by every mem
ber of the family, is infinitely more
valuable as an advertising medium than
one of double or triple its circulation,
when the vast bulk of this circulation is
in the saloons, the resturants and the
offices to be scanned, not read, and then
thrown into the waste-basket. Thus it
is, as will be perfectly apparent, that a
1'ournal circulating 30,000 may not be
lalf as good a medium for the advertiser
as one with half that circulation. Cleve
land World. -
Why don't they charge policemen on
the street cars? Because they can't get a
nickle out of a copper.
. - ' ' . '' Flats In Paris. - '.- V
-"A New York wo;nan, just borne from
a two years' rsideuce abroad, ; has this
to 6ay about French flats in France; "In
looking for an apartment in Paris;, the
American housekeeper must make up her
mind to relinquish certain things which
on . this side she considers essentials.
Steam heat she will not- find except in
one or two recently built houses especi
ally d signed to cater to American tsa
ants, and a passenger elevator will also
be very seldom met with. Set wash
tubs do not exist in French flat kitchens,
and the bath rooms are not the comfort
able and convenient places which the
most inexpensive New York apartment
have. There is only cold water for the
enormous tub which stands there, hot
water having to be separately heated for
the bath. There is usually an oil or gas
arrangement in the bath room to do
this, but the whole bathing system is, to
a New Yorker, extremely primitive and
inconvenient, - '
"Daring the excessive and unusual
cold of this winter the tenants of these
flats have actually suffered from the
weather, so inadequate is their heating
plan. Wood and coal are so expensive
that even the halls are not heated in the
majority of flat houses; this is so seldom
done, indeed, that where it is the fact is
blazoned in the advertisements, and the
concierge speaks of it with bated breath.
That concierge, by the way, is another
trial. He or she, for it is as often one as
the other, rules Paris. A New York
janitor is meek and docile in comparison.
It was a great trial to my American in
dependence the manner in which I was
obliged to subject myself to our- con
cierge. "However, tbese are the objections to
the native French flat; they have advan
tages, too. First, their exquisite neat
ness and the feeling of security one has
in buildings that do not touch the sky.
A sixth floor is the highest, and this is
usually given over to the servants of all
the separate households under the roof.
We had electric bells in one-apartment,
delightful, airy rooms, two drawing
rooms, a tiny kitchen that would be the
despair of an Irish cook, but in which a
French woman can accomplish all her
duties and keep in the most admirable
order. The. houses seem better built,
too, than the majority of their American
imitators.. Sounds and smells are not
carried so easily from one to another.
On the whole, if one can get over a few
of her home prejudices, life in a real
French flat is far from uncomfortable."
Her Point of View in Now York
Beauty from Repeated Washings.
A woman has started a beauty shop in
London whose formula for the produc
tion of good looks consists in teaching
her sisters to be clean. Two or three
women have told me that they make a
practice of testing everything that is ad
vertised. Fashionable doctors get fright
fully pestered for recipes for beauty.
What a pity women cannot see the folly
of tampering with nature I They would
be all the handsomer if they left. her
alone. Those of the fashionable world
have complexions like a piece of leather
at 40; at 50 they look like an apple with
a shriveled skin. A veneer of paint and
powder will not make' a woman look
pretty for long the only way to be pretty
is to be clean. This is the opinion of a
lady who has recently set up as a beau
tifier. - Her name is Miss Shepherd, and
her mission is to teach women how to be
clean. She told me that it usually took
her a week to make a woman's face clean.
"How do you go to work?" I asked.
"Of course I start by washing the
lady's face," replied the little woman.
"This takes time generally half an hour.
I use various waters. The first is tepid,
the second is warm, the third is hot, and
the fourth is almost at boiling point.
Then a little cream is applied, and I mas
sage or iron the face for fully a quarter
of an hour. This is to take out wrinkles
and promote circulation. Then after the
massage I wash the face again, using the
same number of waters as at first. Only
this time I start with hot water and,
leave off with cold. Then, when the face
has been gently dried with a silk hand
kerchief, I slap the cheeks till the color
"But doesn't the slapping hurt?" I in
quired. "Oh, no. it does not; it is pleasant
rather than otherwise," replied the beau
tifier, "and it prevents the face getting
mottled. I use an electric battery occa
sionally for deep lines and wrinkles. It
is a very effective skin tightener." Miss
Man tilini in Pall Mall Budget.
The Soffrace in England.
The woman suffrage movement in
England has suffered a very severe loss
in the death of Miss Lydia Ernestine
Baker, who for many years ably edited
The Woman's Suffrage Journal, and
was most earnest and persistent with
pen and tongue in advocating the right
of woman to the electoral franchise.
Daring the last four or five years the
movement has suffered even greater loss
in the desertion of the cause of women
by some prominent radical politicians
and from the lokewarmness of many
Liberals in and out of parliament, who,
looking at the present state of political
parties, fear that if woman suffrage be
conceded in this parliament the newly
enfranchised women would, in the bulk,
vote Tory as the next general election,
and thus, perhaps, for another seven
years, prevent the accession to power
of a Liberal minority. London Letter.
The average New York girl can do
more tricks with her eyes than half a
dozen Boston girls. : Her school of prac
tice is the horse car, and inasmuch as
Bhe is usually set "face to face with the
man she wants to look at you may see
how extremely difficult it is for her to us
her eyes and yet pretend not to see him.
, "My darling," said a careful up town
mother to her . 18-year-old . daughter,
"don't, I beg of you, roll your eyes
about that way in a horse car."
"I must do it, mamma," was the re
ply, "there's a man on the other side of
the car that has been trying to catch
them all- the way up town." Cor. Cin
J. M. HUNTINGTON & CO.
Heal. Estate and
Abstracts of. and Information Concern
. ingTLand Titles on Short Notice.
Land for Sale and Houses to Rent.
Parties Looking for Homes in
COUNTRY OR CITY,
OR IN SEARCH OF
Should Call on or Write to us.
Agents for a Full Line of
Lealini Fire Insurance Companies,
And Will Write Insurance for
Correspondence Solicited. All Letters
Promptty Answered. Call on or
Address, . .
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
S. L. YOUNG,
(Successor to K. BECK.)
Watches, Clocks and Jewelry
Repaired and Warranted
I . 165 Second St.. The Dalles, Or.
Third Street, Opera Block.
Madison's Latest System,
Used in cutting garments, and a fit
guaranteed each time.
Repairing and Cleaning
Neatly and Quickly Done.
Commercial Job Printing
THE CHRONICLE OFFICE.
The Grate City of trie Inland .Empire is situated at
the head of navigation on
is a thriving, prosperous
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 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 neaf 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 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
limited! And on these corner stones she stands.
The Dalles JWereantile Co.,
Successors to BROOKS
Gents' Furnishing Goods, Boots and Shoes,
Hats and Caps, Etc.
390 and 394-
Remember we deliver all purchases
W. E. GARRETSON.
SOLE AGENT FOR THE
All Watch Work Warranted.
Jewelry. Made to Order.
138 Second St., The Dalles, Or.
We will pay the above reward for any ease of
Liver Complaint, Dyspepsia, Sick Headache, In
digestion, Constipation or Costiveiiess we cannot
cure with West's vegetable Liver mils, when the
directions are strictly complied with. They are
Surely vegetable, and never fail to give satisf ae
on. Sugar Coated. Large boxes containing 30
Pills, 25 cents. Beware of counterfeits and imi
tations. The genuine manufactured only by
THE JOHN C. WF8T COMPANY, CHIGAGO,
BLAKELET & HOUGHTON,
175 Second St. . The Dalles, Or.
H. Glenn has removed his
office and the office of the
Electric Light Co. to 72
the Middle Columbia, and
and all available storage
& BEERS, Dealers In
Hay, Grain and Feed.
Carpets ag Furniture,
PRINZ & NITSCHKE,
And be Satisfied as to
QUALITY AND PRICES.
C. N. THORKBfRV, T. A. HUDSON,
Late Rec. U. 8. Land Office. ., v Notary Publis.
THORHBUBY & HUDSOH.
ROOMS 8 and 9 LAND OFFICE ("VIMS,
Fostofflce Box 3S, i
THE DALLES, OR.
And all other Business in the D. S. Land Offici
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 such entries
can be made. - Look for advertisement
in this paper.
Thornburv & Hudson.