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The Dalles Daily Chronicle.
Entered at the Pfwtofflce at The Dalles, Oregon,
as second-class matter.
Secretary of State
Supt. of Public Instruction. . .
. . .G. W. McBrlde
E. B. Mc Kirov
U. N. Doluh
" J. H. Mitchell
. .Frank Baker
County Judge. C. Ni Thornbury
8heriff D. L. Cates
Clerk J. B. Crossen
Treasurer Geo. Kuch
. . IH' A. Leavens
voranussioners k Rincald
Assessor . . .... John E. Barnett
Surveyor E. F. Sharp
Superintendent of Public Schools. . .Troy Shelley
Corouer William MicheU
The Chronicle is the Only Paper in
The Dalles that Receives the Associated
THE BEST ROUTE FOR THE
The report which appeared in yester-
day's Oregonian of the several possible
routes for a portage road between The
Dalles and Celilo which seems to have
been considered by the open river con
vention which has just met in Portland
has been read by the Chkonicle with
very great pleasure. If the calculations
made of the cost of these several routes
are to be depended on ; if they are based
on any competent authority, as the Ore
gonian affirms them to be, then they
but confirm what we hae said all along,
namely, that the cost of a road on the
Oregon side of the river with its thous
and advantages, will not exceed by any
great amount the cost of one on the
Washington side. The report says :
"The cost of a railroad over, under
and alongside the existing line from the
navigable waters at, or a little east of
Dalles City to Celilo, from which point
the river fa navigable for 300 miles to
Lewiston, and 200 miles to Priest rapids,
would be, according to various careful
There is a wide difference between this
estimate, based on "various careful ex
aminations," and that which roused the
dormajit sympathy of Mr. McCoy for
the taxpayers of the state forsooth when
he entered into the railroad combina
tion that defeated the Raley bill. Nor
will the Chboniclk be surprised if ex
aminations, still more carefully made
result in proving that a road can be
built on the Oregon side at a cost, every
thing considered, lower than that by
- any other way.
The road from Columbus to
Crate's Point which Paul .Mohr
would like . to sell, is estimated
to cost $500,000. But the eight miles of
track between Columbus and Celilo, on
on which the Paul Mohr company have
spent all their labor of construction and
which they now desire to sell, is of no
more use to the new corporation than is
a fifth wheel to a wagon. A road from
Celilo to Crate's point is estimated to
cost $350,000; but Paul Mohr already
owns the right of way and it is now said
that the price he would certainly de
mand for this right id included in the
estimate. Be this as it may there is
something ominous in the announce
ment that the estimate of $350,000 for a
road from Celilo to Crate's Point was
made by "experienced railroad men."
We have not a doubt of it. A road on
the Washington side that would have
its western terminal at Crate's Point, a
road that would leave out in the cold, a
city that handles an annual freightage
of 153,000 tons, a road that would re
quire cost of ferriage for perhaps double
that amount would suit "experienced
railroad men" amazingly. Every con
sideration calls for the portage on the
Oregon side. The freight handled by
the countries adjacent to the Washing
ton side is now and ever will be a mere
trifle compared with that of the Oregon
side. This consideration alone, even if
the road should cost $150,000 more
should settle the matter of its location.
The country adjacent to the Oregon side
and for which the Columbia river is the
natural outlet extends from one to two
hundred miles into the interior, and
the producing capacity of this vast ter
ritory is but in its infancy. The Dalles
has an easy grade to water , level and
wharfage and all other facilities to which
those of no other possible terminus bear
any comparison. .
A FIGHTING EDITOR.
'', Talk about fighting editors ! Why the
two knights of the pencil on The Dalles
dailies are as gentle as sucking lambs
, compared with the editor of the East
Oregonian. After slaughtering (in his
" . . mind) everybody who tacitly approved
the New Orleans massacre, or remotely
hinted that Sandy Olds should have
j been bung, he attacked the'great daily,"
and notwithstanding the onslaught was
like that of a goaty bacillus against a
British iron-clad there was another
slaughter (in his mind;) then looking
around for more world's to conquer he
attacked and pulverized into impalpa
ble dust the Chronicle, and with an
appetite further whetted by slaughter
." he rushed for B. S. Pague of the United
States signal service and the Oregon
weather bureau. But Pague has kicked
back and in an able letter has succeeded
admirably in proving that there ie one
thing that the editor of the East Oregon
ian with all-his eminent pugilistic qual
ities never knew and that is that he
don't know everything.
THE NEW CHARTER.
An Act To Incorporate Dalles City
and to Define its Powers.
Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly
of the State of Oregon:,
5. To, tax, license, regulate' and
restrain saloonkeepers, bartenders,' bar
rooms, drinking shops, tippling houses
or .places where spirituous or malt or
vinous liquors are kept, sold or disposed
of in any manner whatever, and for the
purpose of this act to define what con
stitutes the same; provided, that no
license to sell spirituous, malt or vinous
liquors Bhall be granted, except upon
the following conditions, viz : The per
son wishing to apply for such license
shall uost in three of the most public
places in the ward in which the business
is to be carried on, a notice stating that
in thirty days thereafter he will apply to
the council for a license to sell spirituous
malt or vinous liquors within the limits
of said ward, which notice must be dated
and signed by the applicant ; such per
son shall execute and present to the
council for approval at the same time he
presents his proof of posting notice, &
bond in the sum of five hundred dollars,
with two or more sureties, conditioned
that he will keep an orderly house and
comply with all the requirements of this
act and of the ordinances in behalf
passed ; thereupon the council may, in
its discretion, grant license to the appli
cants for not less than six months nor
more than one year : provided, further.
that no license to sell spirituous, malt or
vinous liquors shall be granted to any
woman, or to any minor, or any person
who shall permit women or girls or male
minors to trequent his place ol business,
either as guests, servants, waiters.
waitress, dancers, singers, actors or
musicians ; and, provided further, that if.
after license to sell spirituous, malt or
vinous liquors shall have been granted,
the person to whom it has been granted.
or any one in his employ, shall give or
sen any liquor to any common drunkard,
or to any intoxicated person, or to any
woman or girl, or to any minor, or to any
Indian, or shall permit any woman or
girl, or male minor to frequent his place
of business, either as guest, servant.
waiter, waitress, dancer, singer, actor or
musician, tne common council shall, up
on th? sworn complaint of the marshal or
any other person whomsoever, revoke
the license and shall not grant another
license to such person for the period of
one year ; provided further, that the re
vocation of the license shall not in any
manner operate to relieve the person to
whom the same was granted, from such
penalty as bv ordinance may be Drescrib-
ed for the violation of any of the pro
visions oi tins act.
6. To prevent and suppress gaming,
gambling houses, or places where any
games of chance are carried on or play
ed for anything of value, and to punish
any person who plays, carries on or en
gages in any way in any such game or
gambling, or any person who frequents
any house or place where any such
games are played, carried on or engaged
in, and, for the purpose of this Act, to
define what constitutes the same.
7. To prevent and suppress bawdy
houses, bouses of assignation or places
where fornication is carried on or enact
ed, and to punish any inmate, keeper
or frequenter thereof, and to define what
shall constitue any such houses, places
8. To prevent and suppress opium
smoking or the smoking of any other
similar drug, and to suppress any house,
den or place kept wholly or partly there
for, and to punish any keeper or frequent
er of anv such house, den or place.
6. To prevent and suppress any dance
house or place where dancing is carried
on or permitted, independent of or con
nected with any other business in any
manner, and to punish any inmate,
keeper or frequenter of any such place
10. To provide the city with water
for all necessary or useful purposes, and
to erect and construct any ana all neces
sary, useful or convenient water works,
within or with out the limits of the city,
and to collect water rents and dues for
11. To provide for lighting the streets,
alleys and other public places within
the city limits with electric, gas, oil or
other light ; provided, that the council
may grant the privilege and franchise
for lighting the streets to any private
corporation, person or company, upon
such terms and conditions as may be
12. To define what shall constitute
vagrancy, and to provide for the support,
punishment and employment of vag
rants and paupers, and to force and
compel any such to work upon the pub
lic streets of Dalles City, and to punish
any one who refuses to work.
13. To prevent and supppress the
sale, circulation or disposition of any
immoral or obscene books, papers, pic
tures, prints, literature and the like, and
to punish any person who sells or offers
to sell, give away or distribute or dispose
of, in any way, any such books, pictures,
papers, prints or literature, and to define
what books, papers, pictures, prints or
literature are obscene or immoral.
14. To erect or retir Dublie wharves
and docks, and to fix the rates of ferriage
on all ferries plying between the city
ana any otner point ; to allow and regu
late the laying down of tracks for street
or other railways upon such street or
streets as the council may designate.
15. To regulate the rate of speed up
on all railroads or street cars within the
limits of the city, and to prevent fast or
furious riding or driving at any point or
place within the city, and to define
what fast or furious riding or driving is.
16. To prevent and regulate public
criers, advertising notices, steam whis
tles, the ringing of bell, the playing of
bands in any public streets or daces.
coasting, or in riding of velocipedes or
bicycle in or on any of the streets or
sidewalks, and all processions or demon
17. To control, regulate and limit.
traffic on any of the streets and side
walks or avenues within the city limits,
to regulate the use of the streets and
sidewalks for the signs, sign posts, hitch
ing posts, awnings, awnincr rxmta. tl-
graph, telephone and electric light posts ;
to regulate and prohibit the hanging of
all kinds of wires and the exhibition
and hanging of all kinds of banners,
placards or flags, in or across the streets
or from houses or other buildings : to
prohibit the exhibition of deformed or
crippled pesons, and vicious animals;
such as bears and the like, in any of the
fublic streets or places within the city
imits. . , .
J. H. Mosier nd .ToflF MTua t
are registered at the Umatilla house. .
ODDS AND ENDS.
A combination of ao organ and a violon
cello is beinst exhibited in Paris.
There are upward of 10,000 artists in the
city of New York.
A machine has recently been invented
for making shoestrings out of paper.
The colonial slipper, having a large flap
and buckle over the instep, Is worn with
afternoon house toilets. " I
The Statistical Institute of Rome an
nounces that 63 per cent, of all Italians are
unable to read and write.
When washing fine white flannels add a
tablesoonfnl of pulverized borax to a pail
ful of water. This will keep them soft
Francis Wilson, the comedian.h&s bought
a chair formerly belonging to Sir Walter
Scott, and given by him to Sir Edwin Land-
Three of the " twenty-three surviving
widows of the soldiers of the revolution
now on the nation's pay roll live in Wind
sor county, Vt .
"The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table"
was published when Holmes was forty
eight, and "Songs in Many Keys" when he
The young Polish Countess Wanda von
Sacawinska has just received the degree of
M. D. from the University of Geneva. She
will practice medicine in Poland.
George Bancroft published a book of
poems in his youth and later in life bought
up every copy of the work he could lay his
It has been calculated that it would be
possible to take from a section of the Bi ver
Negro lakes, occupying about nine square
leagues, upward of two millions of tons of
General Booth in his book, "In Darkest
England," says, "Out of every five persons
in London one dies either in the hospitals,
asylums or workhouses."
In softening of the brain, one of the first
indications of something wrong is increas
ing irritability, which, however, is seldom
referred to the true cause. If the patient
is a mother she finds fault with her chil
dren on the slightest provocation and pun
ishes them with unwonted severity.
Honesty In the Home.
To construct a household on the basis of
the highest honor one to another seems to
me to be the preliminary to a community
of the same sort. When our homes are
right society will be right, and not sooner.
This involves not simply honor under law,
but honor under conscience. The family
is the nursery of the state. What kind of
citizens we make here are made for all
time. It does press heavily on me that
home life has been immensely encroached
on by public life. We find people far more
ready to preach and teach in the lamp than
to practice as individuals. .
We wish to engage in converting the
world, but our home habits are quite neg
ative as concerns a true life, or else are
positive bad. The extent of this modern
religions habit It is difficult to measure.
The plainest laws of life are broken by
those who zealously support . churches
and schools. Bnt when we get down to
the fundamental need, is it not for more
absolute honesty in our every day doings?
I should like, also, to put in a plea' for a
higher social honesty. Society is not so
corrupt and vicious as it is lying. What is
the prime purpose of ordinary social ar
rangements f Pure selfishness. - We do
not aim at frankness in our fashions.
There is a dishonesty in love that must
be guarded against. Of all things let us
beware of love iorms. When a husband
or wife says "My dear" in addressing each
other in company it is possible they leave
it off in private. We must learn to feel
gentleness, and never to profess what we
do not feel. I do not advocate an absence
oi gentle words and manners, bnt that we,
above all, guard against the use' of empty
manners and words that are but husks.
With children there is a still worse cheat
in the form of indulgence.
Honesty is the best policy every time in
the culture of the young. What we know
is right and for the best should be un
flinchingly adhered to. Look ahead at the
consequences of yielding to ease, or the
least troublesome course. One-half the
sickness of any community is owing to
false feeding and indulgence in childhood.
Our first obligation to a child is to give
him a healthy body. Mary E. Spencer in
St. Louis Globe-Democrat.
Keep m Brave Heart.
Said somebody to a woman in my hear
ing the other day: "My friend, I am
afraid you are getting bitter. I detect it
now and then in what you say and write.
Not much, only enough to show some bee
has stnng the sound fiber of your nature
and left the rankle of its bite." If you
have any spare prayers to offer, -my dear,
whoever you are who reads this paragraph
today, get right down on your knees and
implore heaven to keep you from all cyni
cisms and bitterness. Try hard to pre
serve your faith in the ultimate victory of
good over evil, and in the fair shining of
an untroubled sun behind these flying
When you and I let go our hold on hope
we join hands with despair, and despair is
a guide that leads the soul downward. - No
matter how hard life may be, how the storm
may beat, or however unceasing the grind
may be, hold fast to your faith in the Cap
tain who never lost a battle yet, nor ever
signaled the trumpets to call retreat.
Everything is coming out right in the end.
Nothing can withstand the advance of an
There is not material foree enough in
the universe to keep it down. Difficulties
vanish before a steady front. Was it not
Thoreau who said, "As soon as Atlas got
his back made up that was all that was re
quired." Brave backs go a-begging for
burdens. Chicago Herald.
Keep It to Toanelf.
Dont tell your husband your every
thought. Many of them are sot worth
telling and dont ask to know his. - This
is not secretiveness, but common sense
and delicacy; as much so as the feeling
that prompts you to say your morning
prayer inaudibly, and to take your bath in
Do yon think that any reserve is fatal to
the oneness of an ideal marriagef Have
you heard of the- "atomic theory V How
scientists tell us that all palpable objects,
even granite, are composed of innumera
ble infinitesimal tnm which, however
close they may seem to be, never really
touch each other? This is true of the
heart of a man and a woman.
They can never quite touch, for the nxt
devoted husband and wife can never see
anything from exactly the same point of
view, or feel anything in exactly the same
manner and degree. This is the inevitable
eonseqoence of differing sex; bat they may
come so near that nothing can come be
tween; so near as to support each other
and resist the world with granifeie strength
and solidarity. Mrs. P. T. Barn urn in
Ladles' Home Journal. j
S. L. YOUNG,
(SueceMor to K. KECK.j
SILVERWARE, :: ETC.
Watches, Clocks and Jewelry
Repaired and Warranted.
165 Secou.l St.. The Dalles, Or.
W. E. GARRETSON,
SOI.E AGENT FOR THE
All Watch WorkWarranted?H
Jewelry Made to Order.
138 Second St.'. Tne Dalles, Or.
Garpets M Furniture,
,' CO TO
PRINZ & NITSCHKE,
And be Satisfied as to
QUALITY AND PRICES.
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.
The Ladies' Tailor
Is the very latest Ladies' Tailoring System in
vented. It Is the merchant tailor's square com
bined with the most complete set of curves ever
given with any system, making it complete in
It is the same system for ladies that tailors
use for gentlemen, employing the same princi
ples in dress cutting that are used by every suc
It is the square of inches and compass, there
fore absolutely perfect.
The only system in the country that discards
You can cut any Garment
With itin any style, any size to fit any form per
fectly, without altering one stitch.
It is the most convenient, simple, and corn
complete Ladies' Tailoring System in the world.
MRS G. H. BROWN
Is now prepared to teach this system of Dress
Anyone wishing to learn can call at her resi
dence, Cor. Fourth and Union Streets.
J. C. BJLDWIJI.
112 Second Street,
THE DALLES, - ' - OREGON
. PROPRIETOR OF THE .
I. C. NICKELSEN,
-DEALER IN -
Cor, of TM and Washington Sts, Tne Dalles, Oregon.
".' STAPLE AND
Canned Goods, Preserves, Pickles, Etc.
Country Produce Bought and Sold.
Goods delivered Free to any part of the City.
Masonic Block, Corner Third and Court Streets, The Dalles, Oregon.
Grandall & Barget,
MANUFACTURERS AND DEALERS IN .
Undertakers and Embalmers
NO. 166 SECOND STREET.
The Dalles Vlereantile CoM
Successors to BROOKS
Gents' Furnishing Goods, Boots and Shoes
390 and 394
Remember we deliver all purchases
Has Opened a
In Connection With hie 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.
Branch Bakery, California
Orange Cider, and the
Best Apple Cider.
If you want a good lunch, give me a call.
Open all Night
C. N. THORNBURY, T. A. HUDSON,
ROOMS 8 and 9 LAND OFFICE BUILDING,
THE DALLES, OR.
And all other Business in the D. S. Land Office
Promptly Attended to.
we nave ordered JjlanJts for Filings,
Entries and the, Till 1K o oo rt X a i 1 tAo A
TTT 1 i .
Lands under the recent Forfeiture Act,
which we will Vi
lic at the earliest da'te when such entries
can uo made, ivook tor advertisement
in this paper.
Thornbury & Hudson.
H. Glenn has removed his
office and the office of the
Electric Light Co. to 72
Washington St. .
NEW STORE r
'.' FANCY '
& BEERS, Dealers in
Hay, Grain and Peed.
without charge. '. ... .
J. M. HUNTINGTON & CO.
Heal Estate and
Abstracts of. and Information Concera
ingJLand Titles on Short Notice.
Land for Sale and Houses to Rent
Parties Looking for Homes ia
COUNTRY OR CITY,
OK IN SEARCH OF
Should Call on or Write to us.
Agents for a Full Line of
Leaflifljr Fire Insurance Companiex,.
And Will Write Insurance for
on all . "
J3-H:fc?-L-Ea A RT,W, ICS
Correspondence Solicited. AlJatter
Promptly Answered. Call (g 'w
J. M. HUNTINGTON dc CO.
Opera House Block, The Dalles, Or!
We will pay the above reward for any ease
Liver Complaint, Dyspepsia, Sick Headaci
digestion, Constipation or Costiveness we c"(
cure Willi west's Vegetable Liver Pills, when
directions are strictly complied with. They a(
purely vegetable, and never fail to give satisfac
tion. Sugar. Coated. Large boxes containing
Pills, 25 cents. Beware of counterfeits and ini
tations. The eennfne -mMniifantnred only fr
inn juna u. wDsr uuJirAx, i;iuuai
BLAKKIEY & HOUGHTON,
17 0 Second St. Tne vaiiea, fr.
Can now be bougtt of
HAWOETH & THpB
MAN on the folloing
easv terms: Cashluy-
era wet the benefit of 5 oer cent aircount, nug
iart cash and Installment nrohasers wil not
Dav anv interest.
Call and examine
the plats at