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THE DALLES, OREGON, SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 1898.
How the North Atlantic Spdrou Sailed
From Key West Ycrterflay After
noon for Cuban Waters,
SUPPOSEDLY TO BOMBARD HAVANA
In nil Probability That I the Intention
ii r tli Fleet Two Monitor, Onu
Ounliont, Two Orulnem and Three
Toril-lautM Left Behind.
Ki:y Wi:rt, April 22. Tli North At
lantic squadron, except the monitors
Terror and puritun and the emaller
cruisers, Bailed from Key West at 5 ;I5
this morning headed for the Florida
straights. The skies were growing gray
with the approaching daw n when the
formilmhlo family of destroyers quietly
and unostentatiously steumed away,
presumably on their way to the shores of
Besides the two monitors the ships
left behind are the gunboat Helena,cruis
era Murhlehcud and Dotroit, dispatch
boat Dolphin and the torpedo-boats
Cashing, Dupont and Porter.
Throughout the long night unusual ac
tivlty on the vessels of the fleet told
weary watchers on shore that the long
awaited advance on Havana woh near at
hand, yet there wan nothing on which to
found this belief. Washington advices
ot yesterday indicate the probadllity of
a movement during the night or today,
but the naval men ashore disclaimed
any knowledge of such orders. They
averred that their condition of uncer
tainty was still as unchanged as it had
Early in the evening, however, came
the first realization of the fact that the
tedious period of mactloii was drawing
to a close. Tlioro occurred a decided
clmnuo in the situation when u Hpeci.il
boat hurried from the flagship with or
ders for all. who were ashore to immedi
ately roturn to the ships. Midnight
found the city empty of gold braid and
blue jackets, with which it had grown
It was just & :42 a. m. whmt the New
York, without unnecessary display,
moved pomplously. down and slowly to
ward the outer waters of the gulf. The
red light flashed a signal to eager eyes
on board the following fleet, and told
them to get in motion at last. To those
ashore it looked as If the New 'York was
somewhat in advance of the line, with
the Iowa and Indiana, following on either
side, hut separated from her by a good
streatch of water.
As the line,advanced toward the hori
zon the ships pread out, until perhaps
there was a distance of three miles be
tween the tips of the crescent.
The Marhloheadila taking on water,
nd will doubtless join the squadron in
two or three daye.
The fleet is moving well out to sea,
and may await further orders, if those
eo far received are not final. The torpedo-boats
here can quickly carry such
orders to tho ships,
The Dauntless, the dispatch-boat of
tho Associated Press, left hero with tho
PACIFIC OIUH 8AFK.
Wur8lilm In Them Water More Than
it Si ii th JTtir Siln.
Maiie Island, April 22, "We dro
prepared today to capture or destroy
Buy force that Spain could possibly send
A bushel of notions
doem't weigh half as
much as one stubborn
Happy Thought Salve
is a sure factor for the
cure .of Skin Troubles
COO g!M Jars
For aale ttJWMWELL'S.
Royal Makes the food pure,
wholesome and dellclou.
ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO., MEW YORK,
against the Pacific coaEt," said Rear-
Adtniral Kirkland. ''In the OrBt place,
the Spanish government has no veseelB
in Pacific waters nearer to the coast
tliaii the Philippines. We have a great
er force than Spain and can easily take
care of (he opposing fleet.
"The next possibility lies in sending a
fleet through the Straights of Magellan.
Even if Spain had the BhipH they would
be practically useless after they get into
the Pacific, on account of the lack of
"We have two monitors, the Monad
nock and the Monterey, that are more
than a match for any vessel in the Span
ish navy. BeBideB these two we have
the Bennington and Mohican, which are
now en route from the Hawaiian islands.
The Charleston will be in commission
May 1st, and if it were necessary we
could havo the Philadelphia and York
town in lighting trim by the fore part of
"What I rely upon largely to complete
our couBt defenses are the ten vessels re
"Another valuable adjunct to our Pa
cific coast defenses is the two torpedo
boats now Hearing completion at Port
land and one on the Sound. ThiB num
ber can be increased materially if the
necessity presente, since each requires
only about sixty days to be ready for
Send your address to H. E. Bucklen
& Co., Chicago, and get a free saulple
box of Dr. King'fl New Life Pills. A
trial will convince you of their merits.
These Pills are easy in action and are
particularly effective in the cure of.Con
stlpatlon mid Sick Headache. For Ma
laria and Liver troubles they have been
proved invaluable. They are guaranteed
to be perfectly free from every deleter
ious substance und to be purely vegeta
ble. They do not weaken by their
action, but by giving tone to Btomach
and bowels greatly invigorate the sys
tem. Regular elzo 25c. per box. Sold
by Blakeley & Houghton Druggists. (2)
VENTED TUKIR PATHIOT18M.
HtuileiitN of the Several Uiilveriltleft
Pkixcuto.v, N. J., April 22. A great
student demonstration in regard to the
war took place on Princeton campus last
night. One thousand students paraded
through the streets and about the cam
pus, finally drawing up in front of ex
President Cleveland's house, and with
ringing cheers induced him to come nut,
Thee enthuelasm was unbounded, and
Mr. Cleveland made a speechf every sen
tence of which was met whilh a volley
He sain in part:
"I supPose this demonstration is an
evidence ot your patriotism in this crit
ical hour of our nation's history. Stand
by the country when she is right, and 1
am not so sure that we should not stand
by her when she Is wrong. Let us hope
in this crisis whluh is upon us, our
arms may sustain their prowess and that
it may be demonstrated in after years
that we are right. Stern duties face the
American people today, and let us hope
that these duties may he performed in
the same high wuy that our duties were
performed in the preliminary stages of
the trouble, and in tho days to come let
iib prepare ourselves for the proper per
formance on all occasions of these duties.'
But so far as in us lies, let us be con
servative and. rJgnteous unto the very
Loud hurrahs were given for the ex
president defore the students took up
PECULIAR CHINESE CUSTOMS.
The Young Are Hurled with Few Fn
The customs of the Chinese in the
matter of death and burial arc certain
ly pccullnr. Infanta are buried sum
marily without coflins, and the young1
nru Interred with few rites, but tho fu
nerals of the aged of both sexes arc
elaborate In proportion to the number
of the descendants and to their wealth.
When a childless married man dies, his
widow may perform all the duties of
a son townrd him, may remain in his
house, and may udopt children to rear
us his heirs, and as worshippers of the
family manes. If his widow purposes
marrying again, n young male relative
may, with the consent of senior mem
bers of the clnn, undertnke the services
expected from n son, and may inherit
the estate of the deceased. When one
is about to die. he Is removed from his
couch to a bench, or to n mat on the
floor, because of a belief that he who
dies In bed will carry the bedstead ns
n burden into the other world. lie Is
washed in n new vessel, in warm water,
in which a bundle of incense sticks is
merged. After the washing the vessel
and the water arc thrown away togeth
er. He is then nrra.Ned in a full suit
of new clothing, that he may appear
at his best. He breathes his last In
the main room before the largest door
in the house, that the departing soul
may easily find its way out into the
air. A sheet of spirit money (brown
paper having n patch of gilding on one
surface) is laid over the upturned face,
because it is said that If the eyes are
left uncovered the corpse may count
the row of tiles in the roof, and that
in such case the family should never
build u more spacious domicile.
WHAT SHAVING COSTS.
A Statistical Fiend Who Hoi Flarared
It All Oat.
The statistician who had been busy
with his pencil looked up at the man
who hates figures and said:
"Didn't have anything to do, anil
thought I'd figure a little. You know
that if I were cast on a desert island
with a bundle of lead pencils and plenty
of paper I wouldn't care a cent whether
a sail hove in sight or not. I saw that
you needed a shave, and that set me to
thinking. Why do you shave, anyhow?
I never do. Look here.
"We'll suppose that you began shav
ing at IS years of age and that you keep
it up until you are 70. That makes 52
yeors. You have a heavy beard. We'll
suppose that you shave twice a week.
That costs 15 cents a shave, nnd you get
rid of one-eighth of an inch of hair.
That will be a quarter of an inch a
week, or one inch a month. To get rid
of thnt inch you pay $1.20. An inch a
month is 12 inches a year, costing you
"Now" and the statistician drew a
long breath "12 inches a year for 52
years is 024 inches, or 52 feet. It will
cost you $748.80 to get that nraount of
whiskers out of your system. Then sup- J
pose you give a nickel tip every time to
the man " ,
But the fellow who hates figures had
A FEW HINTS.
The Eye I the Window or the Soul
lietrare How Ton Use It.
When should spectacles first be used,
and those in use abandoned :
First When you are obliged .to move.
small objeots to a considerable distance
from the eye in order to see them dis
tinctly. Second If you find it necessary to get
more light than formerly as for in
stance, to place the light between the
eyes and the object.
Third If, on looking at and attentive
ly considering a near object, it becomes
confused and appears to have a kind of
mist before it.
Fourth When the letters of a book
or paper run together and appear to
havp doubled or trebled.
Fifth If the eyea are fatigued by a
little exercise bo that you are obliged to
shut them from time to time, or relieve
them by looking at other objecte.
Sixth If black spots or flakes appear
before the eyes or eeem floating around
Seventh If the eyes become inflamed
or heated or any other exercise.
If you observe any of the above signs
or signals of distress, it should claim
vour immediate attention. The eye,
like the rest of the body, slowly but
surely reaches the acme the meridian
of its strength and perfection then
passes into a condition of weakness and
decay. When this stage arrives, we
should avail ourselves 'of the aids that
euience and patient research has thrown
in our way at so small an expense.
When you find your old spectacles
should be replaced by a new pair, it is
always lor a stronger pair, tor our eyes
never grow younger until we reach the
stage of "second sight" in the somber
twilight of old .age. Immediate atten
tion to tha eyea when we find they need
it, meana many years of sight saved and
better vision. It is no more nor less
than a duty you owe yourself, for care
less delay results finally in vain regreta
and useless complaints.
Daut, the optician, knows, just what
you need in the line of glasses. Call on
DAUDET DETESTED ANIMALS.
Fled from Any Houae Where He Saw
a Lap Dots,
Daudet had a lurking kindness for
sinners. He pitied them, for he could
not see how in the long run they could
succeed in anything, says London
Truth. But the self-righteous were
more offensive to him. 1 think he was
right in saying that men and women
who passed for never having sinned arc
unpleasant companions, and, from the
day 6f judgment standard, perhaps the
worst sinners of nil. The sensibility
shown in "Jack" und other works did
not extend to nnlmals. Daudet. though
a Ctgnlier, was deaf to the chirp of the
grasshopper and cricket. Birds have
no place in his rural sketches. He could j
not understand tne touciung beauty oi
the "last friend" at the poor man's fu
neral. Animals were simply brutes to Dau
det. At best they were warnings to hu
man beings not to live merely to eat,
sleep and leave posterity behind tjiem.
They sometimes were vice incarnate.
Such were the fox. the sernent. the
scorpion. What a selfish, heartless
thing the nut was. It had a head if you
will, but It was the sort of head that
orgnni7.es labor In sooty factory towns.
The dog was the beastliest beast of
nny. Daudet fled from every drawing
room where he saw a lap dog.
Foutz' cigars are on pale at the follow
ing places: Snipes-Kinersly, Clark &
Falk and M. Z. Doiinell, druggists; Com
mission Co., Geo. Ruch, Fred Fisher
and Chas, Phillips, grocers; Columbia
Candy Factory and A. Keller, confection
ers; Ohas, Frank, Ad. Keller, Dan
Baker, Aug. Buchler, Ben Wilson and
The Midway, saloons.
My wife has used Chamberlain's Pain
Balm for rheumatism with great relief,
and I can recommend it as a splendid
liniment for rheumatism and other
household use fpr which we have found
it valuable. W. J. Cuyler, Red Creek,
Mr. Cuyler is one of the leading mer
chants ot this village and one of the
most prominent men in this vicinity
W. G. Phippin, editor Red Creek Her
ald. For sale by Blakeley & Houghton.
.Sheep marking paint ; ready for use.
Two colors, black and red. Why you
should use our sheep paint. First, be
cause the colors are ground thoroughly
in pure linseed oil by fine machinery ;
second, because it is made of high grade
color, with the proper amount of dryers
added to give it binding and lasting
qualities, which prevent it from washing
or rubbing off; third, it is much moie
economical, because it is always ready
for use. We guarantee our sheep mark
ing paints to give satisfaction. Try it
and be convinced. Clarke & Falk,
agents, The Dalles, Or.
lieatu the Klondike'
Mr. A. C. Thoruae, of Marysvllle.Tex.,
has found a more valuable discovery
than has jet been made in the Klondike.
For years he suffered untold agony from
consumption, aecouipained by hemmor
rhages; and was absolutely cured by
Dr. King's New Discovery for Consump
tion, Coughs and Colds, He declares
that gold is of little value in comparison
with this marvelous cure; would have it,
even if it cost a hundred dollars a bottle,
.Asthma, Bronchitis and all throat and
lung affections are positively cured by
Dr. King's New Discovery for Consump
tion. Trial tattles free at Blakeley &
Houghtou'd drug store. Regular size
60 cents and $1.00. Guaranteed to cure
or price refunded, 2
I was reading au advertisement of
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diar
rhoe Remedy in the Worcester Enter
prise recently, which leads me to write
this. I can truthfully say I never used
any remedy equal to it for colic aud diar
rhoea. I have never had to use more
than one or two doses to cure the worst
case with myself or children. W. A.
Stroud, Popomoke Cltv, Md. For sale
by Blakeley & Houghton.
We have many new crea
tions of fine Juvenile styles,
some exquisitely smart little
things in Boys' and Chil
They are worthy of exam
ination and will stand com
parison in quality, style and
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