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Tills powdor never varies. A marvel of
purity, strength and wiioKMomencss. .Moro
economical than tlio ordinary kinds, nnd
cannot bo sold in competition with tlio
multitude nl low test, short weight alum
or phosphate powders. Hold only In cans.
Royal, Dakino Pownfcii Co., 100 Wall St.,
CENTENNIAL HOTEL BAR.
E. MILLER, Proprietor.
Having fitted up tlio Centennial Hotel
Bar-room, and removed my stock ot
Wines, Liquors & Cigars
to that placo, I am hotter prepared than
ever to cntortaln and rcgalo my customers.
I keep nono but the best ot
Eastern Liquor, TIIlwnukco, IVuIIa
AVnllu, ami Union Itecr.
Also, tbe Finest Brands of Cigars.
Hroy ml Feefl
Opposite Centennial, IIotul.
JOHN S. ELIOTT,
Having furnished this old and popular
hostelry with umplo room, plenty of feed,
good hostlors and now buggies, Is hotter
jiropurcu than over to accommoduto cua-
towers, Wy terms uro rcusouablo.
Adam Chosbman, PitoiuttuTOit.
Has now on hand and tor sale tho best ot
iHEEP SKINS, ETC.
Tald for Hides and Pelts.
FEED MD LITO STABLE
Near tho Court Houso.
A. P. Benson, PitopiuuTOB.
Pino turnouts nnd flrst-chiss rigs for tlio
accommodation ot tho nubile generally.
Conveyances for commercial men a spe
cialty. PTho accommodations for feed cannot
booxcolled In tho valley. Terms reasonable.
Situated four miles west ot Union dop.t
on Bouth Biuo oi tlio U. 11. it 14. Co.'b ru'il
road. WARM MURAL BATHS.
, Iu Comfortable Rooms.
Health for tho Sick, and Host for the
Especially ndaptod for tho Iluliof ot Wo
mon. Is under tho supervision ol ouo who
has had thirty yonin' oxperionco.
8. 1'. NEW11ARD, Proprietor.
Host Havana Filled
5 Five Cent Cigar. 5
Jones Bros., agents, Union.
E. GOLLINSKY & CO.
A Positive Cure.
MEN, young, lulddle-uged and old,
elnglo or nmrrled, and till who suiter with
Nervous Debility, Spermatorrhea. Seminal
Losses, Sexual Decay, Fulling Memory.
Weak Eys, stunted development, lack ol
energy, Jiupo Vfrlslied blood, pimpli's, tin
pediments to marriage; iilao blood mid skin
discuses. syplilliH, eruptions, hair falling,
bono pains, swellings, sort) throat, ulcers,
effects of mercury, kidney and bladder
troubles, weak back, burning urine, Incon
tinence, gonorrhea, gleet, stricture, receive
eenrclilng treatment, prompt, relief and
cure for life.
JJotii Suxkb consult cnnfldontlally. It In
trouble, cull or write. Delays are danger
Cull at once; 25 years experience. Terms
Cttsh. Ollli-e hours 8 u. in. to 8 p. m,
DR. VAN MONCISCAR,
132-131 Third St., Portland, Orejou.
Factory, Racine, Wis,
CARRIAGES, BUGGIES, PHAETONS
Buckboards, Road Carts, Spring Wagons, Etc.
MITCHELL FARM AND SPRING WAGOMS.
CANTON LIPPER PLOWS, HARROWS. ETC.
CHILLED PLOWS. AND IDEAL FEED MILLS.
5 SEND FOR CATALOGUE AND PRICE LIST. FREE.
MITCHELL & LEWIS GO,, Limited.
192-191 Front St., Portland, Oregon.
E. M. FURMAN, Agent.
HOWLAND & LLOTD,
IB1 TT R. 3T
Main Street, Union, Oregon.
Keen constnntlv on hand a larcro sunnlv of Parlor nnd Bed Room Sots. Bed
ding, Desks, OfllcoPurnlturo, etc.
iiOiingcs, Mattresses, and till Hinds ot
Groceries, Tobaccos and Cigars.
Musical Instruments, Picturo Framos, Bird Cages, Baby Carriages, Etc.
Candies, Nuta aud Frulta, Schaol Books, Stationery, Periodicals, Novels,
Eta, of Every description.
Orders from all parts of tho country promptly attended to.
PHOTOGRAPH - GALLERY.
Jones Bros., xi:is"ts .
All KMs of Pliohppliic Work Done in a Superior Manner.
Now Soenory and Aooessories Just Reooivod.
All Work Warranted to Give Satisfaction.
VIEWS OF RESIDENCES TAKEN ON APPLICATION.
$c LEWIS CO.,
Braid Portland. Orenon
and Dealers in
ITU 3R, E
in the Best Style.
purnituro mauo to order, lour patron
THE TREES OF WASHINGTON.
Ilcsulta of Systematic Arborlculturo
nt tlio federal Capital.
In no city in the United States, nnd
perhaps in the world, has arboriculture,
as a means of urban embellishment,
been moro intelligently employed and
with moro gratifying results than in
Washington, writes n correspondent of
The Philadelphia Times. Tlio fnvora
bio spring weather lias developed all
tho natural beauties of tlio choico se
lection of deciduous and evergreen trees
and shrubs which beautify not only tho
great parks, squares, and circles of tho
capital, but tlio curb lines of tlio broad
avenues which swoop up in beautiful
ranges of vision toward tlio niassivo
public edifices or form magnificent vis
tas along streets busy with tho activi
tics of trade. Tho work of tlio parking
commission, under tlio auspices of tho
municipal government, composed of
W. R. Smith, superintendent cf tho bo
tanic garden; William Sanders, super
intendent of the gardens of tho depart
mcnt of agriculture, and John Saul,
begun in 1872, tints affording fourteen
years of practical test of tho sagacity
of their plans and tlio fruits of their la
bor. AVashington, even in this brief
space, surpasses Paris, Vienna, or Ber
lin in tho number, variety, and beauty
of its trees.
In tho commencement of their work
the commission selected trees possess
ing statclincss and symmetry of growth,
cxpansivo foliage, early spring verdure,
and autumnal variety of colors. In
order to secure a reliable and abundant
supply of tho best varieties and health'
...it it -
icst growin ior itio liituro a propaga-
ting garden was also established in ono
of tlio public parks, occupied by tho
penal and reformatory institutions of
tiio municipality, which now contains
sixty thousand trees of tlio varieties
used in different stages of growth.
from seed to four and five years.
Iho return of tiio superintendent and
his assistants report ninety thousand
trees along tho curb lines of tho ave
nues and streets in thriving condition
and ranging from five to twenty-iivo
years' growth, winch includes the old
trees of common varieties, generally
cottonwoods, which wero standing
when tho systematic arboricultural
adornment of tho capital began. Tho
number stated does not enibraco tho
nrtistic groupings and groves of trees
in tlio seven hundred acres of beaufci-
ful public parks of the city.
Some idea may bo formed of tlio ex
tent of tho lines of trees now shading
tlio avenues and streots when it is
staled that if all tho trees wero stretched
out in two rows they would form an
unbroken vista from Washington to
Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York,
and nearly half way to Boston, or if in
a single row would reach from Wash
ington to within ICO miles of Chicago
Tlio annual plantings add from two to
tlireo thousand trees to tho number of
tho year before. The varieties which
have been found best suited to streots
are tho ash, catalpa, coffee, cypress,
elm, maidon's-hair, gum, horso-chest-
nut, linden, locust, maple oaks, poplar,
sycamore, tulip, and willow, according
lite plantings have also been mado
with proper regard for certain objective
features. For instance, tlio famed
Untor den Linden" of Berlin is less
mn a mile in length, nnd now moro
appreciable in history than in reality.
Tho "Untor don Linden" of tho Amori-
m capital is Massachusettos avenue.
This superb sweep of residences,
statues, ami fountains, and oven
through its moro sparsely settled por
tions to its terminus on tho banks of
tho Anacostia. presents four miles of
igorous and stately young lindens,
twenty to thirty feet high. Tlio con
nections with streets and avenues simi
larly planted will in a few years givo
tho "Untor den Linden" of Washing
ton a circuit of twelvo miles.' The
othor avonucs and streots, whether do-
oted to business or residence, havo
also and their characteristics of foliage.
Tho maples and cntalpas of Fonnsyl-
aniti avenue, tlio elms of Now Jersey,
Now Hampshire, New York, nnd Dola
waro avonucs, tho tulips of North and
South Capital streets, tlio meridian of
tlio United States; tho maples of Mary
land, Connecticut, and Vermont
avenues, and tho poplars ot Virginia
avenuo givo but a partial idea of what
tho trees of Washington will add to tho
landscape effects of tho nation's capital
in another decade.
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A man in last year's clothes was soat
od at a tablo in tho reporters' room
writing. It was costing him great
effort apparently, for his tongue was
sticking out about four inches, aud ho
shoved tho pen along as if it woro a
"Who is that?" whispered tho city
editor to ouo of tho hoys who had boon
coaching Mm visitor.
"Anarchist," replied tlio roportor
with a warning shake of tho head.
"Tlio devil! How do you kuow?"
gasped tho city editor.
"Saw his writing. Spoils God with
a litllog," and the reporter slipped out.
Too Tired to Stand.
A careful statesman has dofincd
Handing as a combination of "tlio stag
nation of rest with the fatigue of oxor
siso," nnd conslderes it a very bad thing
Jo stand continuously at any pursuit.
Vuff'alo Commercial Advertiser.
FIKST PENSION-HUNTING WIDOW.
The Inlins of Snrnli Itnpnlyo ami tlio
Dangerous Precedent Tlint It
Just now the president of tho United
States is examining antl vetoing widows
claims for pensions, says a writer in
77fl Jiooklyn Eagle. There is an lion
est diilcrence of opinion as to tho jus
tice of thus invoking tho executive pre
rogative in defense of the treasury, but
with Mint wc havo nothing to do other
than to use it for a peg wpon which to
hang a historical incident. mows
arc credited by many married men and
most bachelors with possessing superla
tively winning ways. True it is that
they present moro strikingly novel
claims for consideration in support of
their demands for treasury pap Mian
tho most original tramp who pcrsonatos
a long sinco deceased soldier. Ono of
the widows whoso hopes were recently
crushed by tho unsentimental president
remembered in her eighteenth year of
widowhood that her husband fell out
of a baggage wagon ono day and prob
ably hurt himself. Ho never found it
out, but that was only a littlo obstacle
for a determined widow. Another wid
ow discovered eight years after tho lato
Iamcntcd's demise that ho had been
struck by a piece of shell in the foot
and sido and thus contracted neuralgia
of tiio heart. At the date of the alleged
wounding tho husband was absent
from his company on leave of absence
in consequence of a real old-fashioned
dose of fever and ague, and tho poor
man never to his dying day imagined
that ho was a scarred hero who had
marks of two fragments of shells upon
his mangled body. But the widow dis
covered it, probably aided and advised
for a consideration by an astuto pen
sion agent. But these modcro fcmalo
petitioners aro not up to tlio standard
by a long way. They aro moro than
two hundred years behind the age, and
wero outdone by the very first woman
wno ineti ner nana at a petition lor a
pension, and that woman also was a
Brooklyn woman, and, more, she was
tho first wliito person born in Now
Amsterdam, or, for tho matter of that,
on the American continent north of
Virginia. Tho story is illustrative of
tho old saw that there is nothing new
under tlio sun save the spectacle of a
man paying a forgotten loan.
Tho old patroon families of Borgens,
Bogarts, and Polhcmuses glory in being
tho lineal descendants of Sarah
Rapalye, tho first born of Joris Janson
do Rapalye, tlio first settler in Brook
lyn, who got possession of a tract of
land at tlio Wallabout. Sarah, it is
claimed, was born in Brooklyn, or what
was earlier, Williamsburgh, but this
appears to bo an error, for this remark
able lady was born at Fort Orange
(Albany) on Juno 29, 1625. Two years
later Joris Jansen Rapalye removed to
iNcw Amsioruam, wnerc no remained
XT . 1 i t
until the last child was born, when ho
tcok his largo family to tho Wallabout,
wlicro ho had four hundred acres of
land given him by tlio Dutch West
India company. It was in 1659 that
the grandmother of all tho Rnpalycs,
Bergens, Polhemuscs, and Bogarts
crossed over to Wallabout. In 1039
sho had married Hans Hansen Bergen,
tlio progenitor of tho Bergens who
spread over Long Island and New Jer-
soy. nans isorgen settled on tno
Rcnncgaconck farm, with his wifo's
parents. Tlio United States marino
hospital now occupies tho site. Hans
Hansen Bergen, whoso pet name
among ins noiglibors was nans tlio
Boor, obtained a patent for anaddition
ol four hundred acres of land at Ren-
conck, which carried his posses
sions irom too creek: ot that name
emptying into tho Waalc-bocht to what
is now Division avenue. Hans was a
tobacco planter and a crony of Gov.
Van Twiller. When ho passed to his
reward, 1654, his good wifo was so well
disposed toward tho married stato that
she lost no time in providing a now
father for her six children nnd Tlicunis
Gysbert Bogart was tho fortunate man.
Although Sarah was descended from
a lino of Fronch Huguenots, her father
and mother botli being Parisians, her
lifelong association with tho thrifty
Hollanders and her years of wifoliood
with Hans tlio Boor appear to havo im
bued her witli quite a Dutch oyo for
tho main chance. Anyway, a year af
ter making Thounis Bognort happy sho
conceived tlio idea of getting a pons-
sion, and oven went a step further;
she wanted to bo rolioved of taxation.
Sarali did not want Hooting gold in
monthly pittances. Slto wanted good,
oldfashioncd real estate, and to that oiid
sho momoralized tho governor and
council in 1656, petitioning that a picco
of laud four hundred acres in extent,
adjoining tlio farm sho lived upon at
tho Wallabout, be granted to her. Sho
complained that certain grasping noigli
bors who had pieces of land of their
own persisted in mowing the meadow
nnd tho honest Hans Bergen not having
enjoyed tho distinction of fighting in
any war recontly wound up, sho set
hor claim upon tho ground that sho
was a widow aud was burdened with
seven children. ii the council would
give hor tlio four hundred acres and re
mit tlio taxes sho thought sho could get
along. Tho lady, liko many other ladies
bofuro aud since, was absentminded
and neglected to stato that her days
of widowhood had closed tholr mourn
ful engagement a year and a half
before and that ono of tho said
seven children ol tins inriorn
widow with four hundred acres
of her own wai Aartje, the first
born to her second husband, Theunis
Bogacrt, baptized on Dec. 19, 1C35.
But in 1G55, as in 18SG. a slight omis
sion of so littio consequence was not
taken into consideration when by grant
ing the prayer of a petitioner tho legis
lature got solid with the constituents
living contiguous to the party inter
ested. The forlorn widow got her four hun
dred acres, but tlio council refused to
remit tho taxes. As soon as the Eng
lish kindly reliovcd tho Dutch of all
further worry about their American
possessions, good old Mr. Bogacrt had
this four hundred acres and the four
hundred belonging to Bergen's children
his stepchildren conferred upon him
self, and tlio records failed to show that
either of tlio six voung Bergens ever
got any of tho property. Sarah Ra-
palyc-Borgcn-Bogaert lived to the ago
of 69, and passed away suddenly, hav
ing twelve children, six by cacli hus
band, and to-day the descendants of this
remarkable woman, tho first born in
Dutch-American possessions, and tlio
original pension-hunting widow, arc as
many as tlio children of Abraham of
Ho who cannot think is a fool.
Ho who does not think is a bruto.
Good thoughts bear as fruit good
He who can but will not think is a
Passion begets such thoughts us tho
Beware of him who thinks he thinks
and docs not.
Man can think with tlio angles or de
scend to beneath the brutes.
He who thinks rightly and well is
among tho rulers of the world.
Learn to think grand thoughts, as
you would seek tlio best compauy.
Man looks upon the best works of
God, tho best and lowest works of man,
and chooses his thoughts therefrom.
He who would have tho best thoughts
must seek them abovo the realm of
sense or 2assion in association with
God and tlio best of man. Chicago
Early Use of Artillery.
When Romulus was marking out tiio
limits of his new city, gunpowder was
already known, and 2,000 years before
tho birtli of Schawrtz, pieces of ord
nance had been cast in China. Tlio
Moors used guns in Spain in tho begin
ning of 1201), if not in 1100. Tho
claims of the Chinese having now been
generally admitted, it is supposed that
ordnance reached Europe through tho
Moors of Spain or tlio Venetians.
Neither, however, had any connection
with China. It is unaccountable that
it should not havo been perceived by
tho Turks, who conquered tho north
ern portion of China in tlio early part
of the thirteenth century, and wero es
tablished all around the Black Sea with
tho exception of a strip between Vcr-
na and tho Bosnhorus.
It is now doubted whether, indeed,
tho Black Prince did use guns at tho
battle of Cressy; but there is no doubt
that Murad I. had before then employ
ed them at tho battlo of Cossova. On
both sides they wero used, tlio Turks
having already instructed tho popula
tion with whom they woro at war.
Employing artillory in Mie field, it was
easy (reversing tlio process in Europe)
to apply it in fortresses: tho peculiar
nature of tho Straits of tho Bosphorus
and tho Dardanelles invited its use.
To tho batteries placed abovo Constan
tinople is attributed the fall of that
city, tho supplies from tho Black Sea
being cut off. Xational Republican.
Until Daguerro mado his discovery,
tho wealthy had their miniatures paint
ed on ivory, but tlio clioapor portrait-
tiro invented oy oiinouetto was very
common. Profile cuttors as they wero
called, wero found in all cities and largo
towns, while others went about tlio
country from houso to house, so that it
was rare to find a sitting room in any
decent houso that did not boast of a
framed silhouette, one looking to tho
right and Mto other to the left. Thoro
woro ditl'erent ways of arriving at tlio
samo result, but the work was chielly
done by cutting tlio prolilo out of whlto
paper, which was backed by a picco of
black silk or black paper neatly mount-
od. To insure success it was necessary
to have a steady hand and a correct eyoju
with theso qualities ono could cut rts
likeness in a few seconds. There wm
also several mechanical contrivano10'11
" iinvm..vi Vor-
aam weiier uouutiess uau in ins mun
oyo when, in inditing his valentine jy0
Mary, ho likened tho growth of
lovo in its rapid operations to thn
'profeel machine," which "docs linist
a portrait and put tho frame and glass 0
on complete, with a hook at tho end to t
hang it up by, and all in two minutes
and a quarter. Uoston Budget.
A Woman's Forethought
"I wish, Job," said Mrs. Shuttle
"that you would bring up a fow yards
of barbed wire to-night."
Barbed wire? What sort of dress
trimming do you call that?"
Oh, it isn't for dross trimming.
You know better than that. I'm go
ing to ruu a barbed wire fenco around
tho bed. I don't want any Anarchist
to get under it. Hartford VosU