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The Dalles Daily Chronicle.
Entered at the Postoffice at The Dalles, Oregon,
. hb mxxjiiu-viiuus niaiier.
Secretary ol Btate
eupc 01 ruDiic instruction .E
G. W. MeBride
ij. iv uoipn
jj. H. Mitchell
County Judge C. N. Thornbury
Sheriff d. L. Cates
S-'erk j. B. Crossen
.treasurer Geo. Ruch
Commissioners. J g! A-. 1aven?J
1 Frank rt
Assessor John E. Barnett
Surveyor E. F. Sharp
du)jcuiim:iiuciii vi ruuuu otruuuis. . . iToy oneiiey
Coroner WllUam Mlchell
The Chronicle is the Only Paper in
The Dalles that Receives the Associated
THE STATISTICIAN'S REPORT.
The April report of statistician J. R.
Dodge is at hand and contains much
valuable and interesting information.
t. . It is the result of the April investiga
tions relative to the condition of winter
wheat and rye and the comparative
healthfulnessof farm animals. Referring
to the present condition of wheat, the
eeason at seeding, winter, growth- and
protection and damage from freezing and
thawing the report says: "The un
iformly favorable replies to all queries
in ark a present condition much higher
than usual at the date of this report.
While the present bright prospect does
not insure a large yield it indicates a
development of the plant which will go
far toward securing it. The position of
. wheat growers is further strengthened
( by the' threatened deficiency in the com
X ing crop in competing countries which
is indicated in commercial reports."
The general average condition of winter
wheat over -the United States at this
-time is 96.9, "an April figure which has
been exceeded but once in ten years and
but three times in the history of crop
reporting by this department." This
high condition indicates a stand, strength
nd vitality which will enable the plant
to endure more than ordinary viscissi
tudes of the season. The state, averages
of last year, for . Oregon and California
areas follows: Oregon 92, California 71.
xne returns for the present month for
these two states are Oregon 97, Cal
lforhia 99. The state of Washington is
not included in the report. The most
striking fact in connection with the live
stock returns in the exemption of sheep
from loss during the year. Taking the
states of Oregon, and Washington as
those in which our readers are most in
terested the number and losses in horses
cattle, sheep and hogs are as follows
Oregon norses 181,236 head; losses 1.8
per cent or 3,262 head. Washington
xb,zvl bead; losses 1.7 per cent or 2,
521 head. Oregon cattle 826,632 head
losses 2.4 per cent or 19,839 head. Wash
ington 635,262 losses 2.3 per cent or 12.
311 head. Oregon sheen 2.431.759
losses from all causes 4 per cent or 97.270
bead. The losses from winter exposure
is placed at 2.3 per cent. Washington
eneep number 673.060 head. The losses
from all causes are 3 per cent, from
winter exposure 1.2 percent. Oreiron
. swine number 229,639 ; the losses are 2.3
per cent or 5.282 head. Washington
numbers 147.713 head ; the losses are 2.5
per cent or 3,693 head. These are re
markably small losses; and taken in con-
YlOSitstn mill. I ! . .
""u nniiig prices and tne pros
pects of a more extended market thev
indicate prosperous time for the stock
anticipated the slowness of the general
land office and made a ruling that ought
to, and we believe will be sustained.
ARIDITY AND POPULATION.
One of the many significant facts to be
derived from the bureau of vital statis
tics is that the increase of population
relatively is twice as great in arid re
gions as in those which are more humid
Commenting on this fact the North
American says : "This must not be tak
en to mean tnat the birth rate and the
average term of life are twice as great in
the dry as they are in the moist climate.
The birth rate must naturally be higher
in the latter, but the average term, must
probably be longer in the former. No
Blight portion of the increase of popula
tion in the arid regions if due to the
modern tendency to move back from
the seaboard. The interior of the conti
nent has been converted into a great
sanitarium of late years and the tend
ency of emigration from the seaboard
is to the central plateau. But the im
migration is not so largely of families as
it is of individuals and hence the in
crease of population is due more to
emigrations than to births."
THE . HEART FAILURE FAD.
It Has Developed Out of the Indolence
For nearly a year now certain Boston
physicians. have been assigning "heart
as the cause of death in the
Chinese Idea About God.
A yonng lady who teaches Sunday
school lessons to two Chinese boys in an
Episcopal church on Fifth avetfue.' speak
ing of her work, said: "My twflf sonsof
me r lowery jungdom can sbeak but lit
tle English, but I really think they have
o guuu iuea oi ijnnst and his mission on
earth. They seen! very apt at leathing.
iiu a-utwi ana stand up at the proper
time during church services. Both of
them wear queues, though," and would
not part from them for any considera
tion. It took me a long time' to make'
tnem understand that Christ was divine,
lney imagined I had reference merely
to his goodness. At first thev imairinei
he was an idol that had been found over
eighteen hundred years ago at Bethle
hem, in Jadea,' and had been buried,
after being exposed on the' cross, and
tnen stolen and hidden by those who
worshipped the idol. It was hard to get
them away from the Joss idea.
"They speak English so imperfectly 1
think that is a drawback to their rapid
advancement. One of them asked me if
uod was buried in Jadea, as well as his
son. When I explained that they lived
above the clouds an incredulous look
came upon the boys faces, and one said,
'MeHcan man hab tings wav ud. I
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" ueuy inai we worshipped a
being far above us. but all around us.
How long did it take me to make them
understand the divinity of Christ? Well,
nearly lour years. Thev are brisrht
boys." New York Herald.
A SENSIBLE RULING.
Many of the settlers on the forfeited
railroad lands who are entitled to pur
cnase dJU acres are at a loss to know
what to do when their lands are not all
in one body, as for example, when a
portion of the lands may corner with
nuoiner portion or where they may be
-wholly separated, say in two or three
diflerent sections or townships, and still
do not exceed in the aggregate 320 acres.
It may be interesting for such persons
to know that the register .of The Dalles
land office, believing that he is acting
according to the spirit of, the forfeiture
sw!t has decided to receive applications
for the purchase or location of lands so
situated only requiring that each tract
shall be filed upon separately. That is,
if there are two tracts there must be two
filings, and both . can be done at the
same time. The office here has, no in
structions from Washington to. 'this
effect and there is a bare possibility
that its ruling in this matter may not
be sustained, but judging from the ap
parent desire of the department to treat
the settlers generously f such a result is
far from probable. The evident inten
tion of the law is to give the right to
purchase, to the person qualified, of the
full amount of 320 acres and the bill
says nothing about requiring the whole
to be in one, body. Our readers may re
member that, Mr. Hermann called the
attention of the commissioner of the
general land office to this matter several
weeks ago and urged that the local land
omces be instructed to receive filings in
harmony with the evident intent of the
law but with the slowness that charact
erises every movement of a Washington
official nothing has as yet been done.
Meanwhile we are pleased to learn that
the good sense of the register here ibas
certificates which the- law obliges them
to make out and return to the board of
health. Beginning with this week the
board will refuse to accept this entry and
demand the name of the disease before
it will issue a burial permit. . Why, the
thing has been rankly abused. Either be
cause they didn't know, or because they
weren't sure regarding the nature of the
disease, doctors fell in the way of assign
ing "heart failure" as the cause of death.
Heart failure ! Might just as well say
"breath failure." Of course the stopping
of the beating of the heart is the ultimate
cause or every death, but it mnnnt
properly be assigned as a disease except
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wmc wb vwnj. oome sioveniy pny
sicians started the "heart failure'' a few
months ago, and others, seeing it given
in the weekly reports which the local
papers print, took it up, until now it has
uecome me rival ot consumption
Ivew England disease., A few years ago
uuvluis ui mm kjiiu gave, marasmus,
which, in a general way, means debility
or a gradual wasting away, was bad
enougn; but this "heart failure"
simply ridiculous. As I told .you
neaun ooard is now putting a stop to it
ana wnat disease careless and half-edu
catea pnysicians will take up next
FENCINfl GOVERNMENT LAND.
it is a Criminal Offense Which will Be
Prosecuted by Federal Attorneys.
Mr. Charles E.. Lock wood, assistant
unuoa states district attorney here.
cans attention to an erroneous impres
"on. J. be. statement has been made
map mere is no adequate remedy at law
against the practice of fencing in public
lands. Mr. Lockwood says the statutes
are plain and explicit on this point
jyiany applications . have been received
at this office from different points
wruuguuui me state, asxing to know
what can be done in the cases of stock
owners who fence in government land
without anv title or claim fcn. it Thooo
people have no right to do this, and the
punishment is provided by an act of
congress passed February 25, 1885.
Violation of this statute is made a crim
inal ouense ana tne prescribed punish
ment is a tine of not to exceed $1000, .or
imprisonment not to exceed one year.
The punishment applies to. all connect-
ou wna me worn oi doing the fencing.
i ne act makes it the duty of the dis
trict attorney to ni-omcnta t.h nffvn?a.a
J.nis Mr. Lockwood will, be. glad to do
upon receipt of the required affidavit of
any citizen, setting forth t.h nnmoa f
me onenaers and the description of the
janas rencea in.
Is Disease a Punishment?
The followincr ad vArriniTrt nnWiokj
by a prominent western nnfont ,,,
uuiuw wouia indicate that they regard
disease as a punishment for sin :
"Do you .wish, to know the auickfist.
way to cure a sever cold? We will tell
you. 10 cure a cold aicklv. it. must K
treaiea oeiore me cold has hemmo
tied in the system. . Thin ran alwooa u
done if you choose to, -as nature in her
Kinaness to man gives timely warning
ouu jiuuuij ku 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 avm-ntnma o
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w"! '" !, is a ary, loud cough
and sneezing. The cough is soon followed
by a profuse watery, expectoration and
tne sneezing bv a Promina wntom
uimmiiuui uib Dore, i in severe cases
mere is a thin white coating on the
tongue, wnat to doY It is only necessary
to take Chamberlain's Ornish
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 haan a QAHDn
cold within one or two days time. Try it
and be convinced." Fifty cent bottles for
oaie.py snipes S Jijnersley druggists.
The Ladies' Tailor
School of Dress Cutting
Mrs. Brown's DressinaUnfi; Parlors,"
Cor. Pouith and Union Sts.,
The Dalles, Or. -
Eacb scholar can bring in her own
dress and is taught to cut, baste and fin
ish complete. ; . :
They are also taught to cut the seam
Jess waist, dartless basque, French bias
darts and most every form of sleeve.
MJfr In the dressmaking department I
keep only competent help.
Dress Cutting a Specialty.
The Average Blan.
One of the most galling tyrannies of
modern life is that of the "average
man." Who ever saw the average man?
is any one acquainted with any one who
ever mat lias any one anv reason tn h-
lieve that the average man ever existed?
The fact of the matter is that the aver
age man is a myth. He never did and
never will exist. He is a philosophical
abstraction, a stage property of the meta
physician, a straw man set up to be wor-
snipea or reviled, as the case may be.
Yet people always bow down to him and
talk in whispers about his thoughts, his
moods, his. needs and desires. . They are
rejtncu wnen ne is supposed to smile,
and are cast down when he frowns
Statisticians burn the midnight oil in
order to "do sums" about him. States
men give up their lives to his service.
Political economists look solemn as they
take his measure. ' Physicians explain
how he may keep well, and preachers ad
just the message of the gospel to his com
prehension. ..Yet, of all the myriads of
meh who have ever lived each one differs
more or less from the supposed a'verage
man. Who will deliver the world from
the tyrannical role of the average man?
Cincinnati Commercial Gazette.
A Iootnd Duet.
-: Singers who 'murder" music are usu
ally considered more guilty than the
music is. " The provoked Cincinnati
judge was not blaming the music; how
ever; when he turned the metaphor the
other way., . . , .
. His daughter and a young gentleman
caller frequently indulge in tuneful vocal
practice over the piano, and when they
get together in the parlor the judge gets
in as remote a part of the house as pos
sible in order to avoid what he terms the
uproar. : One evening they had been
even -more devoted than usual . to their
music, and on the following morninir the
juage inquired or his daughter: :
" What on earth was all that racket
you and your caller were making in the
parior last evening?"
"Why, papa, Sam and I were trvine a
new anes. ,: t
rrying a new duet, were von? . Well.
from what I heard I should judge that
you found it guilty and inflicted the
heaviest penalty on it." New York
S. L. YOUNG,
(Successor to E. BECK. I
Watches, Clocks and Jewelrv
'Repaired and Warranted.
165 Second St.. The Dalles, Or.
W. E. GARRETSON, ,
SOLK AGENT FOR THE
We are NOW OPENING a full line of
Kack ani Colored Henrietta CMs, Sateens, Gimlams and Calico,:
and a large stock of Plain, Embroidered and Plaided
Swiss and Nansooks:
in Black and White, for Ladies' and Misses'
Also a full uke or- -
Wen's and Boy's Spring and Sammer Clothing, fleekoiea and
Ovor SHr-, Underwear, Etc.
A Splendid Line of Felt and Straw Hats. T
the bTgennToTMeT8n"eBoy's fetTand Shoetan' S?-d Child' oes and U
Goodsgto be sold at prices to Lite tfmes 068 &hppe"' and Plenty of oth
"cxi. uoor xo ine uaiies National Bank.
NEW STORE '
foscoe 8t Gibons,
V STAPLE 7 AND ".'FANCY 7
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.
All Watch Work: Warranted.
Jewelry Made to Order,
138 Second St., The Dalles, Or.
Carpets anfl Furniture,
An Old New Orleans Custom.
If yon haye plenty time to loaf and ob
serve everything that passes before your
gaze you will notice on nearly every post
m me rrencn quarters were are little
nana bills, tacked bfc and bearimr the
neatUng-"JOeoede." Beneath this there
is additional printing, all. however, in
rrencn. X nase are death notices, which
seemed torbe used instead of the newspa
pers to announce tne invincible hand.
They state the hour of the funeral: etc.
ana toe name ot the deceased. " r -
As a general thing these notices are
tac&ea np all over the French section in
an hour after the person has died. . no
ticed, several upon which the printers'
ins: naa scarcely dried, and which an
nounced the demise of some unfortunate
Which had taken place only a few y
tites before.-i-New Orleans Cor. ; Rich
mond Dispatch. '
. . Nstl7 Csscht.
The following is told of a iudere before
wnom a man was being tried for steal
ing a gold watch from a woman as she
was entering a "bus; The man declared
the watch was his, and the 'woman was
mistaken in identifying it as hers. ' Sud
denly the judge Asked: (. '
"Where's the key?"-.
The prisoner fumbled in his nocketa.
and said he must have left it at home.
The judge asked him if he wound the
watch frequently with the kev. and he
said "Yea."- - " - . . -
Then a key was procured, watch and
key were, handed to the prisoner, and he
ww told to wind the watch. He Onened
the case but could not find any place to
IV. " T 1 . ...
mo ws Key, oecanse tne watch was a
keyless one.- The ' sentence' was five
years. London Tit-Bits;-' 1 ' : "
The Thoot;ItfaI Manaer.
Mrs. De Style (in theatre boxV What
was this placard, T$6 Loud Talking,"
put in our box for? J '
Mrs. Fprnndred (after reflection) I
presume the manager left it here so we
could show it to the people on the stage
heh their chatter interrupts' our con
versation. New York Weekly. "
The Red Man's Disappointment.
"Ughr, said the Indian; in disgust
"What's "the matter. Swallowtail?"
asked the agent "l- ' i
"Big- Iniun "chase white man fonr
toile. Want scalp.: Catch white man
gh! white man bald." Harper's Bazar.
PRINZ & NITSGHKE,
And be Satisfied as to
QUALITY AND PRICES.
Third Street, Opera Block.
Madison's Latest System,
u sea in cutting garments, and a fit
guaranieea eacn time.
Repairing and Cleaning
Keatly and Quickly Done.
R. B. Hoob,
Livery, Feed and Sale
Horses Bought and Sold on
-o7nmission ana Money
Advanced on Horses
left For Sale:
The Dalles and Goldendaje Stage. Line.'
j i ne uaiies every morning
. at 7:30 and Goldendale at 7:30. All
Xrelght must be left at R. B
Hood's office the evening
before.. -. . ,
R. B. HOOD, Proprietor.
(Successor to Cram & Corson.)
Manufacturer of the finest French and
flume jjaaae ..
" East of Portland. '
Tropical Fruits, Nuts, Cigars and Tobacco.
-Call fUrilish anr rf thaoA trrAm mt WhAlasoU
or Retail - : '""
In Erery Style, t .,. ..'
104 Second Street, The Dalles, Or.
The Dalles MetiGanirMc
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Sucaessors to BROOX8 & BEERS, Dealers lu
Gents' rurnisjh.ing Goods, Boots and Shoes,
. Hats and Caps, Etc.
Groceries, Provisions, Hay, Grain and Feed.
390 and 394 Second Street
Remember we deliver all purchases without charge.
I . C . 1N I4C K E L S EN,
i INTERNATIONAL j
Cor. of TMrt and fashiniton Sts, The Dalles, Oregon;
Has Opened a
In Connection With his Fruit Stand
and Will Serve
Hot Coffee, Ham Sandwich, Pigs' Feet,
and Fresh Oysters.
Convenient to the Passerierer
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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,
utH- nc. u.b. Lano Uffice.
T. A. HUDSON,
THORIIBUEY & HUDSON,
ROOMS 8 and 9 LAND OFFICE BUILDING,
ronomu jsoz so, .
THE DALLES, OR.
And all other Business in the C. S. Land Office
Promptly Attended to. : " :
We have ordered Blanks for Filinon.
Entries and the purchase of Xta.Wrr.aA
Lands under the recent Forfeiture Act,
which we will have, and advise the pub
lic at the earliest date when such
can be made. Look for advertisement
in this paper. -, . -,-s....
Thornbury & Hudson.
H. Glenn lias removed his
office and the office of the
Electric Light Co. to 72
J. M. HUNTINGTON & CO.
Ileal Estate and
Abstracts of. and Information Concern
ing Land Titles on Short Notice.
Land for Sale and Houses to Rent
Parties Looking for Homes in
COUNTRY OR CITY,
OK IN SEARCH OF
Should Call on or Write to us.
Agents for a Full Line of
LeaiiEjr Fire Insurance Companies,
And Will Write Insurance for
- ' on all
CorresrjondncA Rnllnitjwl-- All T
Promptly Answered. Call on or
T HIT TTTT-VrfTlkTfl-T
Opera House Block, , The Dalles, Or.
$500 Reward I
We will pay the above reward for any case t
Liver Complaint, Dyspepsia, Sick Headanhe. in.
, Constipation or Costtvenexa w nnnnt
directions are strictly complied with.
digestion, tjpnsapation or costiveiiess we cannot
cure with West's Vegetable Liver Pill.. h. ;,.
tlv comnliml with Thr .
purely vegetable, and never faU to give satisfac
Hoii. Sugar coated. Large boxes containing
f ""p oi counterfeits and imi
tations. The genuine manufactured oalr bv
THE JOHN C. WFST COMPANY CHWAGO
HLAUkKLKY & HOUGHTON,
175 Second St.
me vanes, ur.
THE PARTNERSHIP OF BILLS WHYE
'is this day dissolved by mutual consent.
The business will in the future be conducted by
N. B. w hyers who will pay and collect all part
nership debts. - ' a. c.BiuuL ,
vuiea April in, 1S91. B. whyibh.