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The Dalles Daily Chroniele.
The only Republican Daily Newspapei n
- DEC. 26. 1896
EASTERN OFFICE 230 234 Temple
Court, N. Y. City. E. KATZ, Agent.
THE FOOL SENATE.
The United States senate lias been
amusing itse.'f by monkeying with a
new iid migration law. It is pro
vided in the new bill, that no lor
eigner over sixteen years of age will
be allowed to come to this country
,1x remain unless he can read fire
lines of the constitution of the United
States in some language. It is fur
ther provided that after the aforesaid
person comes, proves his ability to
read the five lines of the constitution
translated into a foreign language,
and so becomes one of us, he may
then send for his parents, children,
brothers or sisters; dependent on
him, and these may land without any
A man with intellect enough to
keep out of the Banyan hospital for
sick insects would know better than
to draft such a bill, or to waste the
time of the senate in considering it.
Any family with one member smart
enough to read and write could come,
and so that law to prohibit or con
trol immigration would do neither.
The question of immigration is at
tracting considerable attention, and
like all other questiors, has two sides.
If it should be stopped, then a law
should be framed stopping it; but
such bills as the one alluded to are
simply the vaporings of a befuddled
intellect of very small bore. Its
author was trving to please the parti
sans on either side of the question,
ani, like an ostrich with its head in
the sand, thought he had very
smoothly fooled both.
The United States senate is rapidly
convincing the people that the -selection
of railroad attorneys, presidents
of corporations and political Jekyll-
Hyde monstrosities, must result in a
change of base, either by doing away
with the two-headed political calves,
bearded women and living skeletons,
or by the election of another class of
men directly by the people. The
mental vacuums now in the senate
are not brainy enough to "fool part
of the people part of the time."
PENSION LA WS.
There is no higher evidence of the
gratefulness cf republics than the
pension list of the United States
with nearly ar million pensioners,
drawing an average of $150 each.
That there are man- persons draw
ing pensions who should not be, is
undoubtedly true, but this will hap
pen in spite of the closest vigilance.
The list is great enough, however,
as it is, and congress will do well to
call a halt in pension legislation, in
stead of branching oat. .
We believe in pensions worthily
bestowed, but not otherwise; but we
do not believe in pensioning all the
relatives of an ex-soldier's mother-in-law.
Neither do we believe in pen
sioning women not born until after
the war simply because they married
a veteran after it was over. "We do
not believe it required, or requires, a
chromo to go with an old soldier
who marries, the chromo being in
the shape of a possible future pension
to the widow. The woman who got
a soldier for a husband after the late
war, in most cases got a good man,
and one of whom she might well be
proud. To is quite possible . that
children yet unborn, if girls, may yet
become pensioners as widows of
some veteran of the late war.
And yet congress proposes to ex
tend the list and add to the vast sum
annually expended. Is should think'
not twice, but once only, before
doing it, and then not do it.
The Associated Press is getting
utterly and thoroughly unreliable.
There is no longer anything in the
dispatches that can be relied upon
as being true, and it is time that a
reform take place, or some other
news-gathering corporation be or
ganized. We realize how difficult it
is, how impossible it is, to get at the
exact truth in many things. We un
derstand that in, the, rush of news
gathering -some mistakes are neces
sarily made, and that to be accurate
in all cases is impossible. Inaccu
racy in a certain class of news, is to
be expected, but while the public
expects this and willingly overlooks
it, it does not expect that the truth
should be ignored intentionally ard
the faked up stories that would not
deceive a . three-weeks old Papuan
furnished it instead.' The association
should instruct its news-gleaners to
siop telegraphing eyery rotten rumor
that is told them and dressing it up
A description of Christmas at
Bethlehem, going the rounds of the
country papers, contains a very suggestive-suggestion.
It states that a
regiment of Turks are on guard dur
ing the Christmas festivities to keep
the different sects from fighting over
and trying to appiopriate the sacred
relics kept there. It seems rather
paradoxical to think of Turks guard
ing the birthplace of the Savior to
prevent Christians ravaging it, but
such is the fanaticism of sect thai the
guard is probably necessary.
Pan Kake Flour,
PER & BENTON
Vogt Opera House,
ONE NIGHT ONLY,
MONDAY, Dec. 28, 1896.
SAM J. BURTON,
And the Charming Comedienne,
MlfcsS LILLIE C0LE3IAN,
IN THE NEW
A Superior Scenic Production.
A Hip! Hurrah! Hilarious Sensation
al Comedy Drarua. A Roaring, Rousing
Rally of Fan, Laughter and Yells.
THE NOTED "SI PERKINS'" SOLO
Of twelve skilled musicians, is the strongest
ever presented to the public toy a traveling com
pany. One of the most necessary features for a
xirst-elass performance is the best of music ren
dered in an artistic manner. Especially is this
so in SI PEKK1NS, running over with songs,
dances and catchy music, where a good orches
tra is absolutely necessary.
See the Street Parade at Noon by the Famous
PUGHTOWN FARMER BAND.
Free Concert in fiont of the Opera House at 7
o'clock in the evering.
Prices , .50o and 75c
Dalles-Moro stage -Leaves
the Umatilla house 8 a. m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
Douglas Allen, Prop. --
Merry Christmas and
Now is a good time to
the Holidays. . .
LOranges, Lemons, Figs,
Canned Wild Blackberries
Choice Creamery Butter, ;
Hams, Bacon and Lard.
Leave orders for Dressed Tur
keys. . Chickens arid Eggs
bought and sold.
All of which will be sold at
J. t GROSS' FEED
Japanese Curios, Dishes,
Ladies' Underwear, Wrappers,
IfTOTIOlSrS, ETC., ETC.
133 "Second Street, Next to Snipes-Kinersly's Store.
Call and See our Goods.
Choice of Transcontinental Routes
St. Paul Kansas City
Low Rates to all Eastern Cities.
OCEAN STEAMERS Leare Portland
Every Five Dara for
SAN FRANCISCO, CAL.
For full detailn call onO.B A Co.
Tha Dalles, or address
W. H. HUKLBXJRT, Gen. Pass. Agt.
E. M'H ELLL President aud Manager.
Train No. 1 arrives at The Dalles 4 :45
a. m., and leaves 4:50 a. m.
Train No. 2 arrives at The Dalles 10 :15
p. tn. , and leaves 10:20 p. :u.
Train No. 8 arrives at The Dalles 11 :55
p. ra., and west-boand train No. 7 leaves
at 1 p. m.
Train 23 and 24 will carry passengers
between The Dalles and Umatilla, leav
ing The Dalles at 1 p. m. daily and ar
riving at The Dalles 1 p. nr. daily, con
necting with train Nos. 8 and 7 from
Portland. E. E. Lytle,
The VOGT OPERA HOUSE
And Tronpe of Marionettes and Trained
. Birds, Kinged Doves, Pigeons
Latest European Importation,
King" of Magicians
And Prince of Ventiiloqnif ts..
Seats now on sale at Snipes-Kinersly
Drug Co.'b Store. , ,
Ten Valuable Presents given away
nightly, including a Uasn Jfn
a Happy New Year.
lay in your nice things for
ALSO A CHOICE ASSORTMENT OP
Garden and Grass Seeds
for Early Planting.
Hay. Grain, Feed, Flour.
Oats, Rolled Barley,
Bran and Shorts, '
Rolled Oats. y
Bedrock Prices for Cash at
and GROGERY STORE,
and Union Streets.
cs OO. Props.
"The Regulator Line"
Tie Dalles. Portland and Astoria
Freilanfl Passes erlifis
The company's elegant steatites give
daily service (bundays excepted) between
rne Dalles and fortland.
Steamer "Hesrulator" leaves The Dalles
on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at
7 :dU a. m., arriving in Portland atop
m. Returning leaves Oak-street dock
on Tuesdav, Thursday and Saturday at
6:30 a. m., arriving in The Dalles at
o p. m.
Steamer "Dalles City" leaves The
Dalles on luesday, Thuredav and eatur
day at 7 :30 a. in., arriving in Portland
at 5 p. m.. Returning leaves Oak-street
dock on Monday, Wednesday and Friday
at 6:30 a. m., arriving in The Dalles at
5 p. m.
One way . ; $2 00
Round trip 3 00
Freight Rates Greatly Reduced.
Shipments for Portland received at
any time. -- Shipments for way landings
must be delivered before 5 p. m. Live
stock shipments solicited. For rates call
on or address
W. C. ALLAWAY
General A Kent
THE DALLES. - OREGON
' Before going elsewhere. 'call on
L. CGMINI. The Dalles, Or.
For a Tombstone. Warranted ,
to stand for all time, regardless
of wind or weather.
74 Second Street.
.; Butter, Eggs.
POULTRY, FISH and GAME
69 TELEPHONES 69
. We are now offering at
Extraordinary Low Prices,
And invite every lady to inspect our
stock before buying elsewhere.
SPLENDID : ASSORTMENT
Handkerchiefs, Gloves, Corsets,
Hosiery, Underwear, Dress Goods,
Shirts, Clothing, Macintoshes,
Boots, Shoes, Hats, Caps, &c.
CHines and Cigars.
: HOP GOLD
Anheuser-Busch Malt Nutrine, a non-alcoholic
beverage, unequaled as a tonic.
STUBLING & WILLIAMS.
j r CiC2 Buys a Sood BOYS'SUIT at C. F. Steph-
j LO ens.' Intermediate prices up to $4.50.
Remember, all these goods are latest made, warm, serv
iceable and fashionable, and at prices never before ap
proached in The Dalles.
175 Second Street,
Country and Mail Orders will receive prompt attention.
Leave your orders for
Dressed Chickens, Fish,
Fine Dairy Butter, Eggs,
Fruits and Vegetables of all kinds,
COAL AND ICE,
THE- DALLES GOpISSIOfl GO.'S STORE
- Corner Second and Washington Sts.
"There is a tide in the affairs of men which, taken at its flood
leads on to fortune" . .
The poet unquestionably had reference to the
Closing Out Sale of Furniture and Carpets
at CRANDALL &. BURGET'S,
Who are selling those goods "out at greatly-reduced rates
MICHELBACH BRICK. - - UNION ST. V" ' r
Assabet Ladies' Cloth, 58 inches wide,
at 45c per yard.
- BUSCH and
Is all C. F. Stephens asks for a servicea
ble suit of MEN'S CLOTHING. The
best Black Diagonal for $12.00.
An elegant assortment of
1896 styles just received,
a part ot which may be
seen in show window.
The Dalles, Oregon