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DECEMBER 6, 1895
resent the business solidity of the town
Pendleton, La Grande, Baker City,
Walla Walla and other places, no greater
than The Dalles, have these organiza
tions, and find in them an opportunity
for good to the town. Now that the pro
ject has been started, it must not be al
lowed to drop. Every business man
should lend hearty eupport to the new
The Dalles has long needed a board of
trade or a commercial duo. it now
Tooks as if it were going to get what has
been one ot its greatest needs.
It is quite true, and the fact has deep
significance, as ex-President Harrison
observes in a recent magazine article,
that "God has never endowed any
statesman or philosopher, nor any body
of them, with wisdom enough to frame
system of government that everybody
could go off an. I U-bvo." There jb, says
the Globe-I)f in crat, a constant and
BArmna np-f"!itv of watchfulness on the
part of thoi-e w ho are affected by its
operations, particularly under euch a
BcRtem as ours. The machinery is not
so organized that it can be relied upon
to render the desired Eervice by virtue
of its own inherent power. It is only
what the men make it who are intrusted
with the control and direction of it, and
what it is permitted to be by the people.
The idea of the delegation of authority
to chosen political agents does not carry
wtth it the condition of exemption for
citizens from duty and responsibility
They are still in honor bound to exer
cise unremitting vigilance with regard
to the manner in which public affairs
are conducted. They have not the right
and thev cannot afford to assume an at
titude of indifference in that respect.
'It is not enough," as Mr. Harrison
navs. "lo construct and to start." There
must be close supervision to insure sue
cess, and no opportunity to encourage
faithful officers or to condemn delin
quent ones should go unimproved. The
obligation of personal attention never
ceases. It is the basis of good citizen
ebip, and cannot be safely or excusably
disregarded on any occasion.
The American people, have the repu
tation of taking more interest in politics
than those of any other country ; but as
a matter of fact, this interest is apt to
be only spasmodic, generally speaking
and not regular and persistent. When
there is a president to be elected, for In
stance, they rally to the eupport of their
respective parties in a zealous way, and
as long as the campaign lasts the air is
filled with political enthusiasm. But
after the election, calmness and luke
warmnesa ensue, and nobody seems con
cerned about the matters that so recent
ly caused so much activity and excite
ment. This comparative lethargy usu
ally continues until the time draws near
for another casting of votes, and mean
while gross abuses often creep into the
processes of legislation and administra
tion, and trusted agents turn out to be
disappointing because they have not
been properly watched. The average
citizen is absorbed in bis private busi
ness to an extent that practically sus
pends his relation to politics, and the
public interests are left to the mercy of
circumstances. Prof. Bryce related,
with an accent of surprise, that when he
was in this country he traveled clear
across the continent without once hear
ing a word spoken on any political topic.
His experience is hardly to be taken as
a constant illustration; but it is true,
" unquestionably, that there is a prevail
ing disposition, except at certain inter
vals, to subordinate politics to other
This form of neglect, this evasion of
duty and responsibility, is the source of
most of our political evils and misfor
tunes. We allow mistakes to be made
and wrongs to be perpetrated that
might be prevented. The theory that
what is everybody's business is nobody's
business blunts the sense of needfulness
and provides chances for mischief to
j take root and grow.
Chase Stock: Gdmp
ABOUT AN OPEN RIVER.
Arlineton Record : Paul Mohr is out
buying right-of-way lor Ins portage
nrnnnrl Tumwater and Uelilo. lie is
reneatinGr the much worn story that the
nortae will De compieieu iu iimo iu
haul the next crop. This much is cer
tain, he has been buying rignt-oi-way
and paying the cash for it.
Goldendale Sentinel: Brother Ire
land sava a canal and locks can be
hnilt around the upper obstructions in
three years. We agree with him, but as
the government isn't in that big a rush
and the engineers have recommended a
boat railway, we'll have to taKe wnas we
nan srp.t. The eovernment never rusnes
anvthinsr. esDeciallv wnen mere a a. rail
road company working against the im
provement, we believe Uncle 6am s
agents make more money by taking it
rrv- in such a case, ana going eiow.
Nothing is generally gained by bucking
aiminnt. thn recommendation 8 of the gov
ernment engineers, so the people and
press should help rush the thing
throncrh. for thev will accomplish no
more bv obiectinir than the fellow that
sits by and sucks his thumb.
Headed by the Peerless Comedienne,
. In a Six Nights' Engagement.
The Mirth Provoking Comedy.
The Latest Songs, Dances and Specia ties liitroaaced.
' during tne periormance.
Change of Programme
Admission, 10c, 20c and 30c.
Reserved Seats now on sale at Blakeley
& Houghton's Drugstore.
Following is the list-of letters remain
, mi .11
ins; m tne posiomce at xuo uum uu
called for Dec. 7, 1895. Persons calling
for the same will give date on which
they were advertised :
Barger.Mary & W S Bramlett, A
Brown, Miss M Clark, James W
Adams, Miss S .T Farney, Mrs F N
Hannaman, 'A M Hoffman, Will
Hov.Tom Humphrey, E
Johnson, Carl J Kincaid, Newton (2)
Morgan, Bheppard Mowry, J r
Roach, A Stamal, Hy
Smith, She-man (or Wilson, W C
J. A. Crosses, P. M
If suffering with piles', it will interest
you to know that De Witt's Witch Hazel
Salve will cure them. This medicine is
a specific for all complaints of this char
acter, and if instructions (which arr
simple) are carried out, a cure will re
sult. We have tested this in numerous
cases, and alwavs with like results. It I
never fails. Snipes-Kinersly Drug Co.
The steamer Sarah Dixon, which tem
porarily is under charter, by The Dalles
Portland and Astoria Navigation Com
pany had a rather lively time on the
lower river during the hurricane, of
which mention was made yesterday.
The wind began blowing as soon as the
Dixon left Portland" and continued ti 1
Cascades was reached. The elements
were out in full force and the steamer
had to force her way through a young
tornado. Although the wind was blow
ing against her all the time, under the
skillful management of Capt. Johnson
and his assistants, the Dixon arrived at
the Locks without any" material delay.
Flood nor wind cannot keep tiie D. Pg &
A. N. Co. from doing what it starts out
Wife Here's an account of a man who
shot himself rather than suffer the pangs
of indigestion. Husbrnd The fool!
Why did'nt hi take D Witt's Little
Early Risers? I u?ed to suffer as bad as
he did before I commenced taking these
little pills. Snipes-Kinersly Drng Co.
Are Yosr Kerves?
Thin Is Your Blood?
Pretty Shaky, Aren't They?
Pretty Poor, Isn't It?
Almost Like Water, Eh?
ONE THING will Make a Whole Man of You
That is DR. HENLEY'S Celery, Beef and Iron.
Try a Case. It will Make a New" Woman of Your Wife
And Sh8 Won't Want to Vote, Either vr
FOR SALE BY BLAKELEY & HOUGHTON.
J. O. MKCK,
Fine Olines and Iiiqaotfs,
Domestic and Key West Cigars, -
St. Louis and Mirwatikee sottieq-seer.
Columbia Brewery Beer on Dranght.
- Successor to Chrisman & Cowon.
mm FULL LIN OF
- STAPLE and FANCY GROCE ES.
Again in business at the old etad. I would be pleased to
Bee all my former patrons. Free delivery to any part of town.
When the Train stops at THE DALLES, get off on the South Side
"-r'.. - "Cv "1" " AT TBS 7" ;t
fiEW : GdiiiJlviBm hotel.
.' .! :
Tbts large and popular House aoes the principal hotel business,
and is prepared to furnish the Best Accommodations oi any
House in the city, and at tne low rate oi
67 Second St.
THE OLD ORO FINO STAND.
- - - . The Dalles, Oregon.
A girl to do housew rk.
STUBLING & WILLIAMS, Props.
FINE WINES, LIQUORS CIGARS.
All brands of Imported Liquors, Ale and Porter,
and Genuine Key West' Cigars. - A Full Line of
CALIFORNIA - WINES - AND - BRANDIES
Twelve-vear-old Whiskey, strictly pure, for medicinal purposes.
Beet Malt Liquor. Columbia Brewery Beer nn Draught.
Agents for the Celebrated Pabat Milwaukee ileer.
$1.00 per Day. - first Qass Teals, 25 Cei?ts
Office for all Stage tines leaving The Dalles for all
points In Eastern Oregon and Eastern Washington, ;
in this Hotel.
Corner of Front and Union Sts.
T. T. NICHOLAS, Propr.
Only a few names
as a "persuader.
of Handkerchief Extracts and Sachets,
Apply at this
No. 94 Second Street,
THE DALLES, OR
"Sheriff De Rack in inform the Walla
Walla Statesman that Spragu9 is fast
losiDg population feince the loss of the N.
P. car shops and division headquar
ters. Before the fire. Sprague bad a
population of 2t)00 with 600 voters. ' It
is doubtful whether the registration for
the next city election will show more
than 100 voters. The life" of a railroad
town is certainly very pneertain unless
that town is backed by other resources,
as is The Dalles. The taking away of
tb.8 railroad shops from this place, while
it was a loss to be regretted, did not pre
vent the growth and prosperity of the
town. Although we jiaye made good
progress without the O. E. & N. Co.
shops, we would bless any stnke of for
tune that would bring them to us again.
Hot clam broth at 4 o'clock today at J.
O. Mack's,. C7 Second street.
1,000,000 People Wear
'There is a tide in the affairs of men which, taken at its fiooa
Every business man and every pro
fessional man should hasten to aid the
committee of seven in their endeavors
to form an organization conducive to
the welfare of. the town. .The Dalles
needs an organic ' body which will rep-
leads on to fortune."
The poet unquestionably had reference to the
S$3S rinsiM Ani Snip, nf Fiifnitiirfi awl flarnfits
Just received, a hew and elegant bulk
principally "Lundborgs," at
Donnell's Drag Store.
tDeatsche fipotheke. . x Telephone Jto. 15.
CLOSING OUT SALE
of DRY GOODS-
CLOTHING, FTJRITISHIITG GOODS,
BOOTS, SHOES, HATS and CAPS. ;
These Goods Must
Be Sold Less Than Cost.
J. P. McINERNY.
Wear W- I.. Donglu shoe and tan front
1.00 to a.O m pair. All Htylra and
Widths. TUe advance In leather has Increased iho
price of other makes, but the quality and prices of
V. X.. ItoDirlsut ihora remain the anme.
Take mo substitute ; soe that name and price is stamped
on sole. W. Iu Uan(lus, Iiuockton, Mabs. bold Uy
CHAS. F, STEPHENS.-
One erav horse, string halted in-both
hind leg?; one small gray mare, branded
diamond J on shoulder ; one sorrel mare,
-with' small piece out of one-ear.. A
liberal reward will be paid for informa
tion leading to their recovery. Address
this office or O. B, Hartler, Hood River,
at CRANDALL &, BURGET S,
Who are selling these goods out at greatly-reduced rates.
JOS. T. PETERS & CO.
UILDING : MATERIALS
Telopliozie 3NTc. 2S.
THE' CALIFORNIA WINE HOUSE,
JOBBISG AND RETAILING OP
Pure CiLlTOMi WJNES and BRANDIES
-At prices lower than ever. Greatest assortment of
' Liquors. Also (Columbia Brewery Beer on draught.
CHAS: BECHT, Prop.,
THE DALLES, OR.
- Wholesale and retail manufacturers and dealers in
Harness, Saddles, Bridles, Collar
J TENTS and WAGON COVERS. '' ;
B EPAIRIN G PBOM PTLY DOSE. - Adioining E. J.' Collins & Co.'s S tor