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    The Dalles Daily Chronicle.
Entered at the Postoffice ot The Dalles, Oregon,
ax second-class mutter.
Governor S. Pennoyer
8ecretarv of State G.W. McBride
Treasurer Phillip Metschan
8upt of Public Instruction E. B. McElroy
enotors jj. H. Mitchell
Congressman .B. Hermann
State Printer Frank Baker
County Judge C. N. Thombury
Sheriff... D. L. Cates
Clerk J- B. Crossen
Treasurer ..Geo. Kuch
, , IH' A. Leavens
Commissioner j IKrank Kincaid
Assessor .. .. John E. Barnett
Survevor E. F. Sharp
! Superintendent of Public Schools ... Troy Shelley
Coroner William Michel!
Act - To
: ; and to
Incorporate Dalles
Define its Powers.
The Chronicle is the Only Paper in
The Dalles that Receives the Associated
1 Press Dispatches.
The people of this city are (o be con
gratulated on the harmony that was
manifested in the election that took
place last Monday when the tax-payers
with practical unanimit?' voted the
necessary funds for completing the wa
' ter works. . It is something, for which
those who seek the city's properity should
be devoutly thankful, that this disturb
ing factor of the citv's harmony has at
last been fairly taken out of the way, and
we may confidently hope, that as time
rolls on the wisdom of those who
adopted the gravity system will receive
further and constant justification. While
there will be a bonded indebtedness of
$125,000 there is everv assurance of an
ample income and resources by which
every obligation can be met without in
creasing the prevailing rates to water
consumers.- More than this, there is
' every probability that after the first, in
stalment of $25,000 that falls due four
years from now, shall have been paid,
the existing water rates can be reduced
s much as one-third of their present
cost, and that the income will still pro
vide as it does now, formll expenses, for
- the interest and the sinking fund. It is
based on the careful calculations of those
thoroughly familiar with the subject.
--The income from water rents for the
month of January' was' $826 ; ' for Febru
ary it was $876 ; for March it was $892. A
low estimate for April will give $850 while
May, June, July and August, the mon ths
when considerable water is used for irri
gation, the income will not fall short of
11000" a month. By September it is
; hoped' the works will be completed when
an increased income' will' be cer
tain 'to ensue; which may be safely
1 placed at 'a yearly average of one thbus
and to twelve hundred dollars a month
'The gross expenses to be deducted from
1 this amount do not at present exceed
$125 a month,' and will not be increased
'when the works 'are completed. . The
prevailing rates for water rent are on an
average as low as tfcey evr were, and
lower than'wheh the 'city was smaller,
and there is not the slightest probability
that they will ever be higher. The net
income from these rents for the current
-year call hot fall for' short of ten thousand
dollars, while the interest on the bonds
already issued is six thousand, leaving
; four thousand for the sinkingfund. The
new water bill provides that any money
in the water fund not needed to pay in
terest or the- principal of the city debt
can be loaned out on short time at not
less than eight per cent, per annum. ' It
is safe to say that the profits thus ac
quired will help considerably towards
paying the interest on the bonds. ' There
is at present in the hands of the city
treasurer about $20,000 to the credit of
the water fund. In addition to this the
water fund, as is well known, has prop
erty in Gates' addition that is reason-
ably worth $50,000, and this property
cannot be diverted to any other use. ' . It
was granted to the city by the United
fctates, government lor water purposes
only. Besides the city owes , the water
fund about $17,000 principal and interest
of money received from the sale of prop
erty belonging to the water fund but
mis-appropriated to the use of the .city ;
so that the debt owed by the water fund
will only be increased $8,000, by the is
suance of the new bonds. The. remain
ing $17,000 will be added to the debt of
the city and credited into the water fund
The total indebtedness of the water fund
. when the new bonds are issued will
therefore be $108,000. The interest
this amount at six per cent is $6,480 a
year while the net income from water
rents will still leave not far from $4,000 aJ
vear, fend perhaps more to go to the
sinking fund.'
The old water works might be cheap
or they might be dear but thev paid to
their, late owners ten per cent on a cap
ital of $75,000. Had the city adopted
the pumping system she would' have
this property t compete with . backed
by more capital than all the men in The
Dalles are ' possessed of. We should
then have had a system that would have
cost the city an annual expenditure
according to engineer Lowes estimates
of $14,429,62 a year interest included, at
a cost of not less ' than $116,702,88 with
- an income that would have fallen so far
short by meeting the expenses that it
would have eventually . forced us into
the necessitv of purchasing the old plant
to get nu oi me competition or a riven
the city into hopeless bankruptcy
From these calamities the wisdom of the
council has 'happily delivered us and
time has justified and will continue to
approve their action.
Be it enacted by tlu Legislative Assembly
of the State of Oregon:
Sec. 41. The mavor shall preside over
the deliberations of the council when in
session be is not entitled to vote, ex
cept in case of a tie vote of the council-
men, and in no case snail ne De enntiea
to vote for an officer to fill a vacancy or
otherwise ; be has authority to preserve
order, enforce the rules of the council
and determine the order of business, sub
ject to such rules and to appeal to the
Sec. 42. In case of the absence or in
ability of the mayor to act, for any
reason, or in case of a vacancy in the
office of mayor, the . president of the
council shall preside, and he shall ex
ercise the same privileges, rights: power
and authority of the mavor, and he may
exercise his right as councilman to vote
uixin an ordinance or the election of an
officer, if necessary. If for any reason
both the mavor and president of the
council be absent from a meeting of .the
council, the couhcilmen must appoint
one of their own number to preside dur
ing the meeting, or until the mayor or
president of the council attends. ,
Sec. 43. The mayor, or the president
of the council while act ing in the capac
ity of mayor, is the executive of the mu
nicipal corporation, and must exercise a
careful supervision over its general af
fairs and subordinate officers. It is his
duty, annually, at the regular meeting
of the council, appointed by this act, to
communicate by message to the council
a general statement of the condition and
affairs of said municipal corporation,
and to recommend the adoption of such
measures as he may deem expedient and
proper, and to make such special com
munications to the council from time to
time as he may think proper and useful.
Sec. 44. He shall take and approve
the official Undertakings which the ordi
nances of the city may require an officer
to give as security for the faithful per
formance of his duty, or any undertaking
which may be required of any contractor
for the faithful performance of, ins con
tract, subject always to the approval of
the council, and when he approves such
undertaking be must , immediately file
the same with the recorder.
. Sec. 45. He shall perform such other
duties and exercise such other authority
as shall be prescribed by this act, or by
any law of the United States or of this
state. - .. .. . - '..
Sec. 46. No prdininance passed by
the council shall go into force, nor be. of
any effect until approved by the mayor;
except as otherwise provided by this act.
Sec. 47. . Upon the passage of an or
dinance the . enrolled: j copy theerof,
attested by the recorder,' shall be sub
mitted tojtbe mayor, or the president of
the council when acting as mayor, by
the recorder, and if the mayor, or the
president of the council when acting as
mayor, approve the same, he shall write
upon it , ''Approved," . with the , date
thereof, and. sign it with . his. name, of
office; and thereupon, unless otherwise
brovided therein, such ordinance shall
become a law and be of full force and ef
fect. ... .... .. . . . . ... :
Sec. 48. If.the mayor, or the presi
dent of the council when . acting . as
mayor, dp not approve of the ordinance
so submitted, he must within five days
from the receipt thereof return the same
to the recorder with his reasons. . lor not
approving it, and if the mayor. dq not so
return it such ordinance shall, "become a
law the same as if he had approved it.
Sec. 49. At the - first meeting of . the
council at which a Quorum is present.
after the return of an ordinance from the
mayor not approved, the recorder, must
deliver the same to .the council with the
message of the mayor, which must .be
read, and such ordinance must be put
upon its passage again (unless postponed
by the council;, ana n six councilmen
vote in the affirmative it shall become a
law without the approval of the mayor,
and not otherwise. .
An Od4 Accomplishment
The women of New York society are In
many cases accomplished in very odd ways,
and a party of men the other night passed
an interesting quarter .'of." an hour in re
calling some of. the uncommon talents, of
their feminine acquaintances. One, band
some young woman was an adept in blow
ing the coaching horn; another was a very
successful carver of onyx; one of the most
sedate young ladies in town danced a clog
to perfection; a dutiful and beautiful wife
made all her husband's trout flies, and her
husband was renowned as a successful
fisherman; a rather slim and wiry girl,
famous for her waltzing, was a scientific
boxer, and could give her. clever brother a
breezy four-round battle; a lady who rode
in the park, each day occasionally showed
to her: friends in the country, bow she
could stand on the back . of a cantering
horse. These and a half hundred other
wondrous performances were told of wom
en by the men that knew them, amid great
applause. Finally, a young fellow who
had been listening lazily to the conversa
tion spoke up in drawling tones, and the
attention of the company became riveted
upon him.
',-"1 knew a far more extraordinary girl
than any you have mentioned, once upon
a time," said he. "She was the sister of a
classmate of mine at college. Rich I
think. . Very swell. Blonde girl, tall and
straight and jolly, for I used to go rowing
with her when I visited 'em up the river.
Pull a powerful oar, too, and was clever
other ways. One of her talents, though,
was certainly remarkable. I never fonnd it
, out until I had known ber for three weeks.
Never paraded it. Seemed to take it as a
matter of course. .
"When I did hear of it at last I spoke
to her father about it, and he agreed with
me that it was a very rare accomplishment
in a girl. Not that it was especially needed
in women, but there were emergencies
when it might come into play. I was
rather struck with the charm of the thing.
In fact, it rather clinched the good opinion
I had already formed of the girl, and I
asked her to marry me. The wedding will
be in two months."
There was a pause. The speaker appar
ently went into a reverie that he had no in
tention of disturbing. Finally a howl
went up. '
"Well, what is the wonderful accom
plishment of this girl, Billy?"
Billy roused himself and looked about at
the faces of friends.
"Oh, didn't I tell you?" he said. "Why,
she can cook." New York Sun.
(Successor to E. BECK.
School Books,
Organs, Pianos, &
Watehes, Jewelry.
Cor. of TM aM WasUinston Sts, Tte Dalles, bregdn.
Jewelry, Diamonds,
Watches, Clocks and Jewelry
Repaired and Warranted.
, r t J
Paints, Oils, Glass, Wall Papers, Decora-
tiOESArtists' Materials, 1 Paintinp, Cirlos aM SteelEiraps.c
Mouldings and Picture Frames, Cornice Poles
Etc., Paper Trimmed Free.
Floture Frames 3VXA.c3Le to Order
276 and 278, Second Street.
The Dalles, Or.
165 Secor.:! St.. The Dalles. Or.
For Women Artists.
One of the youngest and - certainly most
prominent of female benefactors is Miss
Alice Donlevy, the little lady who stands
at the head of the Ladies Art association,
and who has fought like a tigress for .its
young to keep .life and hope alive for wom
en artists. Twenty years ago Miss Dou
levy, a precocious girl of some seventeen
summers, represented to Peter Cooper the
need of an art association where women
artists might paint and exhibit their pict
ures.. The benevolent old gentleman patted
her on the shoulder and helped her con
summate ner pians., ; : . . ,
For a month, all went as merry as a mar
riage bell until .Miss Don levy became
aware that the women's work was suffer
ing from harsh criticisms made by a board
of inspectors composed of men. She inter
viewed Mr,. Cooper and told him the men
mast be asked to resign.' He refused to in
terfere in the matter, and consequently the
association ; fell .into; disfavor: and died.
.But hardly twelve .months had gone by
before Miss JJonlevy brought another into
existence, which stands today a model for
all art clnbs for perfection of technicality
and impartiality of criticism. :-: ,.-
'I was the daughter of a printer,", said
Miss TJonleyy. "I commenced to study art
when I was'twelve, and although necessity
did not demand it, I sold pictures that: 1
bad painted before I was fifteen. - .1 always
thought that . women were ill treated by
brother painters in the art world, and I re
solved that if ever I " got Into a position
where I could do it, everything to' classify
women and bring them to. the front would
he done by me. . The Art association is the
outcome of all my plany , It Is successful
and I am happy. A poor artist coming to
the city is taken care of. ; Her pictures are
ij hung upon the walls of our studio for sale,
and she has the benent or our utensils."
New York Recorder:
All Watch WorKWarranted.
foseoe & Gibons,
Canned Goods, Preserves, Pickles, Etc.
Country Produce Bought and Sold.
Goods delivered Free to any part of tJie City.
Masonic Block, Corner Third and Court Streets, The Dalles, Oregon.
Jewelry Made to Order!
138 Second St., The Dalles, Or.
The Dalles teicantiie Gql ,
Garnets and
And be Satisfied as to
Is Disease a Famishment?
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 in the system. This can always be
done if you choose to, as nature in her
kindness to man gives timely, warning
ana plainly tells you m nature s way
that as a punishment tor 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, m 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 Uhamoerlain a Uoueh Kemedv in
double doses every hour. That will greatly
lessen me seventy oi me. coia ana 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.
The election of the water bonds passed
off very quietly yesterday and but a small
vote was nolled. 1 here were i:ss votes
cast, of which 127 were in favor. of bonds
and 11 against. , We are glad to see this
unanimity in favor of allowing .the city
to bond itself in ?zo,UU0 to complete the
E resent system of water works, and we
ope it will be finished as quickly as
possible. Times-Mountaineer.
. Glad are ye? Delighted to hear it. A
late repentance is better than none,
Now let the procession go on J
On ' Hand. '
J. M. .Huntington & jo. announce
that they -are prepared to make out the
necessary ' papers .for ' parties wishing
to file on so called railroad land. Appli.
cants should have their papers all ready
before going to the land office so as to
avoid the rush and save : time. Their
office is in Opera Honse Block next to
main entrance.
The little town of Dufur is situated in
the center of one of the best farming
regions in tne nortnwest. . it possesses
every incentive to growth, and will soon
be the leading interior point in Wasco
ty. Oregon Express.
A Seasonable Relish.
.Horse radish, though a vulgar, homely
herb, is credited . by trustworthy pharma
copoeias with considerable remedial power
against vague humors of the blood. At this
reason it is certainly a very acceptable relish
with meat, if it is perfectly fresh and prop
erly grated. A horse radish sauce is also
"delicious.- Begin by making a cream or
Bechamel sauce by stirring two even ta
blespoonfula of flour into two liberal table
spoonfuls pf butter melted in a saucepan
and adding a pint and a half of milk. Stir
the sauce till it boils, then draw it to the
back of the stove and season it with salt
and let it simmer for ten minutes. When
it is ready add two tablespoonf uls of pick
led horse radish drained thoroughly from
the vinegar, a saltspoonf ul of sugar and
half a salts poonful of cayenne. Aet the
sauce cock slowly far ten minutes, and
then serve it with a fine broiled beefsteak
or a brace of mutton chops. If it is too
thick thin it with hot cream. New York
-Tribune. - "
Under Snow for Weeks.
A remarkable case occurred in the snow
storm of November, 1890., 'A middle aged
woman, named Alice Jane Lowe, belong
ink to Wigan, was admitted into Spalding
workhouse- in a very weak state, having
been: found by the relieving officer sleeping
out in the snow in the Linconshire Fens,
near Spalding,.. She was put to bed, and
then stated that she had slept out for five
weeks continuously, including, within the
last few days, the severest weather of the
year, when the snow covered the ground
to the depth of -nearly a foot. The poor
woman's hair was in such a matted state
that it had to be all cut off. $he stated
that she had tramped from Lancashire,
where she bad formerly been in. domestic
service, and at the time she was found in
the snow she appeared to have lost her
way. " The workhouse officials consider it
most remarkable that the woman survived
the exposure and cold. Leisure Hour.'
pieiciiaiii Tailoi
' iunty.
John Pashek,
Third Street, Opera Block.
Madison's .Latest System,
and a fit
Used in cutting garments.
guaranteed each time.
Repairing and Cleaning
Neatly and Quickly Done.
the Ladies' Tate
Is the very latest Ladles' 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
one piece. - - - -
It Is the same system -for ladies that tailors
use for gentlemen, employing the same princi
ples in dress cutting tnat are used by every suc
cessful mechanic.
It is the square of inches and compass, there
fore absolutely perfect. -
The. only system in the country that discards
guessworK auvogetner. - v-. -
You can cut any Garment
With It fn any etvle, any size to' fit any form per
iwuy, wimtminiienng one silica-. -
. It 18 the- most convenient, simnle. nnd com
complete Ladies' Tailoring System in the world.
"jyiRs. c: H; BROWN
Is noW prepared to teach this1 system bf Dress
Anyone wishing to learn can call at her resi
lience, .
Cor. Fourth and Union Streets.
, A Stage Illusion. .
A very pretty illusion is being secured
by means of the electric light in a play now
on the boards in Paj-is. A fairy story is
being told, and in the course of the recital
the wardrobe of the fairy is exhibited ap
parently shining with a light , that never
was on land or sea4 and the effect is start
ling. "The illumination is ingeniously ac
complished. A little trunk containing the
dresses is brought upon the stage, and it is
so made that when it is set down the bot
tom falls out. i At the same Instant rays of
an. electric lamp placed immediately un
derneath are directed on the mass of gauzy
raiment, which is thus suffused with shin
ing light. New York Commercial Advertiser.
J. C. BpIIfl.
112 Second Street,
City Market.
Successors to BROOKS & BEERS, Dealers in
Gents' Furaishing G-oods, Boots and Shoes,
" Stats' 'and ;'Caps, Etc. - '
Groceries,' Provisions, Hay, .Grain and
390 and 394 Second Street.
Remember we deliver all 'purchases.without.fhirge... . ..
Has Opened a
Ziunoii Counter,
In Connection With his Fruit Stand
and Will Serve
Hot Coffee, Ham ' Sandwich, Pigs'. Feet,
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
Late Bee. U. S. Land omee.
Notary Public.
Postoffice Box 385,.
pilings, Contests,
And all other Business in the U.S. Land Office
" 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 puV
lie at the earliest date when such entries
can be made. Look' for advertisement
in this paper., ,.,.
Thornburv & Hudson.
H. Glenn has removed his
office and the office of the
Electric Light Co. to 72
Washington St. .. .
Heal Estate and
Insoranee Agents
Abstracts of, and Information Concen
ingXand Titles on Short Notice.
Land for Sale and Houses to Red
Parties Looking for Homea in
Bu0iqe00 Location?
Should Call on or Write to us. ,
Agents for a Full Line of
Leaiini Fire Insurance ConipaM
And Will Write Insurance for
on allj
Correspondence . Solicited. All Lett!
Promptly Answered. Call on or
Opera House Block, The Dalles,
$500 Reward!
We Will Tlflr tb ahnvft' Toward for T1 V fit
Liver Complaint, Dyspepsia, Sick Headache!
digestion, Constipation or Cosuvenenjs can
cure wltn west's Vegetable l.lver nir..Tner
directions are strictly complied with. Thei
purely vegetaoie, ana never mil give om
Hon. Sugar Coated. Large boxes eontainlil
Pills, 25 cents. Beware ol counterfeits ana I
tations. The genuine manufactured onl
ILLINOIS.. - . - ---- -
Prescription lruggtt
175 Seoond St. The rall.
Can now be bougF
MAN on the folio
easy terras: Cash ;
am h. hdnaAfnfKHr Mnt direount. v
part cash and installment purchasers wil!
pay any interest.
- Call and examine
the plats at
nent purcnacers wn