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The Dalles Daily Chronicle.
Entered at the Postoffice at The Dalles, Oregon,
as second-class matter.
Governor S. Pennoyer
Secretary of State G. W. McBride
Tnsmiiirpr Philliri Metschan
Supt. of Public Instruction E. B. McElroy
, J J. N. Dolph
enators J J. H. Mitchell
Congressman B. Hermann
State Printer... Frank Baker
County Judge C. N. Thornbury
Sheriff D. L. Cates
Clerk J. B. Crossen
Treasurer Geo. Ruch
. i ( H' A. Leaveiis
Commissioners. i Frank Kincaid
Assessor John E. Barnett
Surveyor! ". --E. F. Sharp
Superintendent of Public Schools. . .Troy Shelley
Coroner William Michetl
The Chronicle is' the Only Paper
The Dalles that Receives the Associated
A FREE FERRY.
We believe that the time has ' come
when The Dalles . should purchase the
franchise of the ferry boat running be
tween this city and Rockland and make
it free. We understand the owners are
willing to sell on very reasonable terms.
The coast would be a mere cagtelle,
when the advantages that would cer
tainly ensue are taken into account.
The Klickitat vallev is naturally trib
utary to this City. It is immensely rich
in agricultural resources. With all the
disadvantages arising'froiu the present
cost of ferriage the merchants of The
Dalles derive a large revenue from the
farmers of Klickitat connty and a free
ferry would greatly increase this traffic.
The people of The Dalles will remember
the immense amount of wheat that was
hauled to this city last fall when Mr.
Curtis offered the , inducement of free
ferriage to all that sold their grain to
hiin. The merchants and hotel men
will reineniber that a great deal of . the
money paid out by Mr. Curtis was spent
in this city. The farmers of Klickitat
county are a most desirable class of cus
tomers. . In fact they are, as every mer
chant in this city knows, exceptionally
so. They buy freely '.' and largely and
are remarkable for; prompt payment.
A Dalles merchant would rather credit a
Klickitat man,' other things being equal,
than one from'any part' of the country
tributary to this city. It is the part ' of
wisdom to Cultivate a trade 'like when
it can be controlled at so little cost.
The Centerville if ader has been plead
ing for a free ferry for some time. From
an able article published in its last
week's issue we extract the ' following :
It is certain that a free ferry will- help
the merchants of The Dalles, as well as
the merchants and farmers of our coun
ty by putting money in the pockets of
the farmer.1 It is also certain that if The
Dalles does not help to maintain this
line there will never be one run ; and it
is also certain that. , if The Dalles is not
brought to see this, and act,, that some
besides her men will buy our produce at
a cheaper rate, and that the money will
pass through other banks than those in
her limits. The
Leader is run in the interest of the farm
er and does not believe in 1000. farmers
selling 1,000,000 bushels of 65 cent grain
to one or two Klickitat merchants for 50
cents and then buying 75 cent goods for
$1.. - We want a. free
ferry and depend on the good judgment
or. tne citizens ot i ne Dalles to help as
OUR BUSINESS MEN.
we nave orteq thought that a very
unreasonable prejudice exists in some
quarter against the monied men of this
city because they have not done more in
the way of creating, manufacturing ' and
other industries for , the developement
and progress . of . the community. We
are willing to admit that some of them
in the past may have been at fault in
this regard and may be still at fault, but
it can scarcely be said with : truth-- that
any great number of them are so infect
ed. ' It. is much to the general credit' of
this city that at no time in her history
have the rich men within her borders
shown so much inclination to give sub
stantial assistance to measures that tend
to her progress and advancement . as at
the present. The board of trade has
quietly and without a sound of trumpet
-done some excellent "work and is still
"working. Without their co-operation
the boat scheme would have ' fallen
through, and we are well assured that
nothing will be left undone by them to
secure a portage road on this side of the
Columbia between The Dalles and
Celilo If the truth must be told,1 while
there are not a few rich men in the city,
there is very little unused money. The
bankers without whom, under the pres
ent economic system the country could
not well subsist, can always profitably
lend to their full capacity. The same is
true of private capitalists, while very
few of the merchants have much money
to spare beyond the needs of their own
business. . Of the latter it can be, truth
ly said that no city anywhere can boast
of a set of men more generous and for
bearing to their patrons.'' If it be" said,
they get well paid for it. ' We answer,
..It may be, but commerce is never run
on the line of pure philanthropy, and a
set of merchants who are' distinguished
by the infrequency with ,: which"! they
drive a poor man to. the wail have a
rieht to be appreciated' and respected.
We have ample proof that the moss-back
element is fast dying and the Chkoniclb
will do all in its power to hasten . its : ex
tinction save only a few specimens of
the species for the., edification of the
antiquarian of future genenations.
THE NEW CHARTER.
Define its Powers.
Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly
of the State of Oregon:
26. To Drovide for the establishment
of market houses and places, and to regu
late the location aud . management . of
market houBes, slaughter' houses, wash
houses and laundries, ana to provide lor
their exclusion from the city limits and
to nrevent the killing of animals therein.
27. To regulate the storage and sale of
gunpowder, giant powaer, nuro-giycenne
or other explosive material, and to pre
vent their manufacture in the city ; to
regulate the use of candles, lamps and
other lights in streets, stores or shops,
stables and other places, and to remove
and secure any fireplace, stove, chimney,
oven. Doner or otner apparatus wnicn
may be dangerous in causing nre, ana to
prevent by all possible and proper means
danger or risks of injury or damage by
hre, arising from , carelessness or otner
28. To restrain and punish drunken
ness, lighting, the use ot protane or od
scene language, or any unlawful or inde
cent practice within the city limits, and
to dehne what snail constitute me same.
29. To prohibit the carrying of dan
gerous weapons in a concealed manner ;
to regulate and prohibit the use ot guns,
pistols, fire-arms, lire-crackers, bombs
and fire-works of all kinds and descrip
tions within the city limits.
30. To prevent, restrain and disperse
anv notnns ftsseinrilacfi. and- to rjumsh
the persons engaging or taking parf
31. To tax, regulate and prohibit any
animals, including dogs, from running at
large within the city limits, and to regu
late and prohibit the driving of any loose
animals or stock therein.
32." To comnel all nersons erectme
privies or cesspools within one hundred
feet of any street in which a sewer has
been or way hereafter be constructed to
connect the same with such sewer ; pro
vided, that where blocks are more than
one hundred feet in width, the authority
sha 11 extend to the center of the block,
and to punish persons who shall refuse
to so connect.
33. To provide for collecting and dis
bursing all moneys to which the city
may be entitled by law, or which may be
assessed or authorized to be collected for
city or other purposes within the limits
of the same. And the council is hereby
authorized and empowered , to enforce
the ' collection " of any general or
special tax levied in ' pursuance of this
act, and may authorize the issue of war
rants and levy upon both real and per
sonal property, whether the same be ex
empt' from execution or not, of delin
quent taxpayers within the city,, and
cause the same to.be sold under, such
rules and regulations as the council, shall
establish, to satisfy such warrant . and
fees of officers, and other expenses at
tending such levv and sale. '
34. To prohibit officers." of the city
from purchasing demands against the
city, or orders drawn on the city treas
urer, tor a less amount than that ex
pressed on the face of such demand or
35. To impose, collect and appropri
ate fines, forfeitures and penalties' for
breach of anv ordinance, but no fines . so
imposed shall -excede one hundred dol
lars, and imprisonment shall in no case
be imposed lor a longer term than thirty
days. 36. To provide for the survey of the
lots, blocks and streets of the city, and
for making and establishing the bound-,
ary lines of such lots, blocks and. streets,,
and for the naming of the streets.. ..
37. To establish and regulate the fees
and compensation of all officers of the
corporation, except when otherwise pro
vided by law.
38.- To nurchase. take and hold real
property when sold for a delinquent tax
or assessment levied or , imposed, under,
the authority of the city to sell, and dis
pose of the same.
3. To appropriate money to pay the
public debts, liabilities and expenditures
of the city, or any part ,or item thereof,
from any fund applicable thereto.
40. To provide for the punishment of
of any violation of any ordinance of the
city by fine or imprisonment or both. -
41. To regulate, the use of streets,
roads, highways and public places for
foot passengers, animals, vehicles, cars,
street railways and locomotives; to pro
hibit more than one railway' track other
than switches on any ' of ' the'' public
streets ; to regulate the transportation of
all explosive materials through the
streets or, public .places ; ' to protect the
public from injuries from runaways,' and
to punish persons who negligently leave
horses and carriages in the streets with
out fastenings ; to prescribe the width of
tires of all vehicles.
42. To erect 'and construct a bridee
across the Columbia river ; provided, thai
no bridge shall ever be' built across said
river the south end of which shall be out
side the limits Of the citv.
Is Disease a Punishment?
The following advertisement, published
by a prominent western patent medicine
t i j i . . . . - . . i - i
iiuuBt; wuum indicate mat tney regard
disease as a pumsnment lor 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
ana plainly tens , you m 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 bv
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.
toneue. What to do? It is only necessary
to take Chamberlain's Cough Remedy in
aon bie doses every hour. Tnat 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 dava" time. Try it
and be convinced Fifty cent bottles for
sale by Snipes & Kinereley, druggists.
On ' Hand.
J. M. : Huntington : & ; Co. ' announce
that they are prepared to make out the
necessary papers for ' parties "wishing
iq nie on bo caiiea ranroaa lana. Appli.
cants should have their papers all ready
before going to the land office so aa to
avoid the rush arid save time. . Their
office is in Opera Jlonse Block next to
The Tanity that survives the dseay, of
every personal charm is, of all foibles,
the most ridiculous. One can hardly
blame a beautiful woman for -rejoicing"
in the admiration to which : her mirror,
tells her she has a right, or for setting off
to the best advantage the physical perr
lections with whieh heaven haa endowed
her; but the withered grandam wio was ,
once a Hebe is not excused" by her ante
cedents for attempting the role of Hebe
in spite of faded cheeks, lack luster eyes
and hair that has depreciated from gold'
to pewter and is lacquered over to con
ceal the change.
Looking glasses tell the truth to three
score as to sixteen.. "They reflect saffron,
as faithfully as rose, and when the saf
fron is overlaid with manufactured
bloom they tell the enameled elder to
her face that it is unnatural. ' And what
the mirror ' says silently society repeats
with a sneer. It is impossible to mistake
rouge for the tint of nature. The im
posture is as apparent to every observer
as if "Beware of paint" were written on
the forehead of the pink sancered lady.
Pale young women, as well as sallow
old ones are" much given to coloring
their cheeks in this age of personal
artifice. Hundreds of girls between the
ages of 16 and 20 paint their faces at
least as often as they clean their teeth.
Never were there more counterfeits of
nature in circulation than in this our
day. It seems to be the fashion to be
spurious. New York Ledger.
A Wonderful Frog; Story.
While a large pine log was being sawed
into lumber at Brown & Hall's sawmill
near Acton, Ont., after the outside slab
and one board had been cut off, and
while the workmen were turning over
the log preparatory to "squaring" it,
they were surprised to see a large toad
poke his head out of a hole, where he
was imbedded, and where he had barely
escaped being cut up by the saw. .
How the creature ever got there is a
mystery, as he was completely encased
in the wood, with no possible means of
ingress or egress.. As the log was the
fourth or fifth up from the butt of the
tree, his position must have been at least
fifty or sixty feet . from the ground.
There is . but one. way of accounting for
the fact that he was found in the posi
tion named. He had grown up with the
tree from infancy, and was probably
hundreds of years old when the saw
awoke1 him' from his long: nap.
The animal was quite fat, and nearly
as large across as a man's hand.: The
tree in which' he was fonnd was perfect
ly sound, with the exception of a ; de
cayed spot about a foot in .length below
the hollow place in which he, was im
bedded. St. Louis Republic' "' '
Have Plenty Air In the H.
It isn't drags or medicine that is needed
at all;, it is plenty of the purest air that
can be had.: Open the windows and. the
doors, clean out the cellar and .ventilate
it thoroughly, remove the dampness,, the
mostineas, the ancient odor," the smell
of "'' decay which" greets the ' nostrils
when ' one ' enters' from the" health
giving: atmosphere out"' " ot''' dobrC
Never . 'mind, if .the. onr ; air bears the
taint of the gas house,, the .manufactory
or some other unpleasant thing; it is also
mingled with the health and strength
giving forces Ot nature, and. is certainly
better for the human ' system: than the
same ' air which ' has" been shut up and
contaminated : for- an ' indefinite period,
with no chance for purification, i
Don't mind, even, if a . little dust is
brought in; , a few. minutes;., with; the.
duster will pu t the! whole house , in , per-,
f ect order again, and even at. the worst,
dust is not half so badaa disease. r And
as for' the fear ' of draughts,, with 'colds
and a thousand ' resultant ' eVila follow
ing ih their train, nineteen-twehtieths
of . that S imaginary, and . the other
twentieth is easily : avoidable,. Good
Housekeeping. . .
Th "Motion" Wm a
Fulton one time went' to see perr i
petual motion machine,' having a friend
with him.' After 'sitting' and listening'
and looking intently for .a few minutes,"
Fulton's sensitively accurate ear and eye
told him that the machinery showed the ,
recurring , alternation., of, comparative,
speed 'and slowness 1 which always comes
from'a crank turned try hand.''
In spite of : the opposition of the en
raged exhibitor1, Fultcm and his friend
seized the machine, jerked away ' the'
table it stood on, found -that a cord led
through- one , leg and .away, under the
floor,, and following the tract into the
hack yard they found the 'motion"- a
venerable ; beggar ' seated' on a stool,
munching away at 'a crust' and' grinding
away at a crank. Chicago Herald. '"
; Electric CoiMtnita ot, Psr. . .
Paper ..tubes , are, now being used as
conduits for electric cables,' water,, gas
and other ; purposes. ' The method of their
manufacture" is tatieresting.;.' The width
of the paper ia equal ' to the-leaigth of a
given pipS'.VT The 'paper is first -''run
through molten asphalt and is then rolled
xrpon a mandrel of wood, the size of which
determmes the diameter; of the pipe.
When cool the inside of the pipe is cov
ered with a certain Jrind of -enamel, and
the outside with a .composition of bitu
minous lacquer and sand, - and it is said
that a comparatively thin pipe wiH stand
a , very powerful pressure. Sew York
Telegrain. " . ' ' .' '.'
- FrMtl4 Tout PUballunpM.
Three little Sunday school boys in Fort
Fairfield noticed that one of. their class-.
mates was poor and ragged,' They were
the right kind '; of hoys,'' so they didn't
make fun of him,1 but called a council to
consider what r steps could be taketi ' to
better 'bis condition; and,r acting upon
, their decision,' they started! oat sxjlicUing
funds and obtained enough to buy au.
enoresuit. That school evidertly teaches
practical (Christianity. Bangor Mainie.
i The Duke of . Bedford, ; prided, .hirneelf
on opposmg all local .improvementa in
London., He was .a bitter, foe r of .that
progreee which the metropolis
txiara. neceeaary to her saryatiou,' and' he
fought every attempt 1 6 open hew street
through his property. ""
S. L. YOUNG,
(Successor to E. BECK.
SILVERWARE, :-: ETC.
Watches, Clocks and Jewelry
Repaired and Warranted.
165 Second St., The Dalles, Or.
W; e. garretson:
All Watch WprkIWarranted.il
Jewelry Made to Order.
138 Second St., The Dalles,. Or.
Carpeis and Furniture.
PRINZ & NITSGHKE,
And be Satisfied as to
QUALITY AND PRICES.
Third Street, Opera Block.
Madison's latest System,
- Used in catting, garments, and a
guaranteed each time..
Repairing and Cleaning
Neatly and Quickly Done.
The Ladies'- Tailor
Is the very latest Ladles' . Tailoring System in
vented. It Is the merchant tailor's winare ertm.
bined with the most complete set of curves ever
given with any system, making it complete In
one piece. .
It is the same system for ladles that tailors
use ior genciemen, employing tne 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
guess wot aiiogetner. , '
: You can cut anv. Garment:
Witb it in any style, any size to fit anv form per
...i.t . ..i li i,4t.' - - '
: It is the most convenient, simnle. and corn-
complete Indies Tailoring System In the world.
MRS." G. H; BROWH
Is now -prepared to teach this system of 'Dress
Anyone wishing to learn can call at her resi
denee -.. . , ... r .
! Gorl Fourth anpnibn $treetsi;1
. 112 Second Street,
THE DALLES, - OREGON
SOLE AGENT FOB THE .. j
, PROPRIETOR OF THK .7 .
I. Q. NICKELS EN,
Cor. of ThM , ana WasMngton
D. W. EDWARDS,
Paints; Oils, Glass, Wall Papers, Decora-
uons, atdsis isnaie nais, uu rainnnas, unromos ana steel JsniraYinas. r
AIMllrlinvn J X. . FT y I- 1
muuiuiiigo ttnu nuiure
Etc., Paper Trimmed Free
276 and 278, Second Street.
V STAPLE V AND
Canned Goods, Preserves, Pickles, Etc,
Country Produce Bought and
Masonic Block, Corner Third and
Successors to BROOKS
Gents' Furnishing, Goods, Boots and Shoes,
HatSn ;andrCas,: "Eta!
Groceries, Provisions, Hay, Grain and Feed.
390 and 394 Second Street.
Remember we deliver all purchases
Has Opened a. ...
In Connection Witb his Fruit Stand
and Will, Serve. ,
Hot Coffee; ' Ham. Sandwich; Pigsf Feet,
and Fresh Oysterer
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,
- Late Rec. U. S, .Land Office.
T. A. HUDSON,
OMsTand 9 UNDIOFFKeIuMIN
PostofBci; Box 335,. .
THE DALliESi OR?
And all other Business inD.S. Land Office
Promptly Attended '
Entries and the purchase, of BaUroadJ
lianas unaer tne recent Forfeiture Act,
which we will have, and advise the pub
lic at the earliest dat when such entries
can be "made'. Look for "advertisement
in this paper.. - . ; .H..s. .
Thornburv & Hudson.
H. Qlenn ms: removed iis
office, and the office of; the.
Electric Light: Co. to 72
, Sts,' Tne Dalles,-Oregon.
rrames, uornice r oies
IVCfide to Ordi
The Dalles, Or.
V FANCY V
Goods delivered Free to any part of the City.
Court Streets, The Dalles, Oregon..
fc BEERS, Dealers in
without.charge., . . .,
J: M VHU NTINGTON &: C0V)
Abstracts of. and Information Concera
ingLand Titles on Short Notice.
Land , for; Sale and '.Houses to Renti
Parties Looking for Homes i ,
COUNTRY OR CITY;
OK IN SEARCH OF;
Should Call on or Write to us.
Agents for a Full Line of
LeaaiM;Fire Insurance Cpaaie
1 And. Will Write Insurance for
Correspondence Solicited. All Leji
Promptly Answered. Call on 01 J ;'
. . J. M. HUNTINGTON & CO.
Opera House Block, The Dalles, Or,.
We will ray the above reward for anv case of
i..iver uompuunt, iyspepsia, hick fieaaacne, im-
ion or Costivenesa we cannot
cure with West's Vegetable Ldver Pills, when the
Oirecnons are atricuy oompiied..wUli. They are
Surely vegetable, and never fall -to give aat&fae
on. Sugar Coated. Xarge boxes containing 80
Pills, 25 cents. Bewareof counterfeits and imi
tations. The genuine manufactured only by
THE JOHN C. WF8T COMPANY, CHIGAGO,
IIXINOIB.'-T ' f - . v - ' ' ' ;
ULAKKLEY & HOUGHTON,
175 Second St. Tne Iulls, Or.
Can now be boueht of
ilAWORTH & THUB-
majn on tnotfwtng.f
easy tenns:C?i buy-'
;et the benefit of 5 per cent, discount, VhiW
O a . .-.!!.. . . . i .
UWU Bllt uuwuuicu. puiuunnctB -wilt 1111
pay any interest.
the plats at