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HIIXSBORO. WASHINGTON COUNTY, ORIvGON. FRIDAY, OCTOBER , HXi.
MTV I E OFKICKHH.
Oovarnor 8yl veeler Pennoyer
Heorelarv of btat . .. Uw. W. Mohrlde
Treaaurer Phillip Mtoueu
I'uMio InatrnotluD t. U. Mofclruy
Htaut Priuter .
rruk J. Maker
... W. P. Lord
... . It. 8. IWan
P. A. M x.r.
Ju.le Fifth Dintriot ....T. A. Mrltrid
Attorney rillb Hielricl . w. N. Barren
'1 reitituri r - . ....
. l. II. Hasnuer
. i'. O. Todd
H. U. Ooodin
11. P- l ord
T. 8. Wealbeied
C. K. Ueiobuiau
. . J. 11. rJiaiiley
J. C. Hall
. ... W. D Wood
f J. D. Metrymau, Yin
i. V. llr
Hoard of Trilateral ... N. A. llarrett
I Win. Pointer
I Ot. Wiloo
Iteoorder Jatsee MnCulloob
'1 renanrvr li. W. Pattereon
Maraual.... Tuoa. Kinriok
... ... I Wui. MoUuiIIru
4 uauwa or rw j j j Knight
I'OBT Or PICK INKOUMiTION.
The iiiHila oloa at tba liillaboro l'oat
oimiooe. Warn Union, Bethany and Cedar
Mill, at II Jil a. iu.
Ooiiik rfcjulb, M a m.
Guii.k to t'ortlaud aud way-offloai, 6:66 a.
ni. aud 4 u. iu.
Por PiiriuiiiHton and Laurel. Wedueaday
aud nittiirduya at lu ao a. ui.
OltMJON CITY LAND OKPICK.
J. T. Apiwraju l(eiiatr
i'ater 1 aijuet Keoeiver
ciancu and bocietv noticeh.
A. K. aud A. M.
mUALITY liODUK NO. B, A. F. A A. M.,
X nieela every Halurday nibl on or after
full uioju of eaub mouth.
Jia. A. laiaria, Maalar.
It. CltNDALb, HiMl'T.
k. af f .
1J1KENIX LObOK, NO. 84, K. OF P.,
iueta in Odd Pellow' Hall on Monday
veniuw of enoh week. rejourning- brethren
welooiued to loda meeting.
N. A. Babbstt, 0. 0.
HKUMtM HoHULMBklUII, K. of It. & 8.
I. U. U. I.
lON I KZl M A liODOK, NO. AO, nieeta
W etliiuaday eveiiinu a at H o'clock. In l.O.
4). P. Hall. Viaitora mnda wxlooma.
JOS. KL1NEMAN, N. O.
It. II 0(')MN, Ho.
It. M. (!. Uault, far. 8eo.
Iluuichteri of Kruekab.
II II.I.HMOKO KKIIEKAU I ODOR NO.
1 M, 1. (). O. r'.. uiaeta in Odd bellowa'
Hull every lat and ilrd MHtiirday avvniim of
anli inciiiili. Uu, Y. M. Dbnnu, N. U.
Maa. W. 11. Waaauao, beo'y.
A. O. . f A.
COUUT TUALATIN NO. 7'J74, A. OF.
of A., uieala every Tueeday aveuiuH iu
iraiiK Hull at 8 o'olook.
li. A. WaiTooaia, C U.
W. W. MuKikmbt. F. 8.
X. U. I. w.
HIM.HIUJUO l.O DO K NO. 61. A. O. V.
W miwta every aeoond aud fourtb
TuKaday eveiiuig lu tba mouth.
H. 11. FaaToa, U. W.
W. K. llam a, Heoorder.
U! AMHINO ION ENCAMl'MENTNo. M
1. O. O. F., uieeta on arooud and
ourth Friday of eaub uioutb.
H. 11. llUMriiaaTi, C. P.
P. II. llaiiKbman, 8orilie.
v. or is.
I III.I.HIIOUO OUANUR, NO. 73, oiiwta
JL1 mi and 4tb 8atuidayof eaob mouib.
KaKi. scaonau), Alaaier,
AMNia lMBRia, tidO.
I. t k. K.
MEETS every Monday eveuiutl at 7 o'olook
iu I lie I brialiau cburoli. You are
vordially tuviled to attrudlta uieetiUK.
lieMToa IIowmih, t'rea't.
lTANHl.UTON (H)U.TY HOD M
IT Ituu Club uieeta in Moruan Illnck
ovvry atMioud iburaday of racb umiilh, at 8
r. M. J. E. LONli,
J. A. 11. KOUNDKY, IVc. 1'rea.
nU'TlSl' ( III IU H Holiday Ht-hool at
lu a. tu; prayer uieetiiiK Tburaday aveu
lux at 7 .M).
CDNOUEOAIIONAL rilL'KCII. corner
J Main aud Fifth atreeta. PreauliuiK
evrry Suliltatb, nioruiliK and eveniii(. ttab,
batli mli.l ni lu oVInck a. ru. Prayer
uieeniiK I burmlay avruing. Y. P. 8. 0. E.
rinuUay at i:M p. lu.
Ilunl I'briatiaut'borcli, Harry Watkiua,
(nm..r, taatliue aud Flftb. PrvacbliiK
.vo.md aud Fourtb Sunday at 11 a. ni. and
H no p Huuuay boIiimiI. IU a. in. I'ray
er oifetniit, Iburaday, (X p.
V t... Siind.ty, 7XM p. ia.
m. Y.P. 8
MK. t ill KCll. H. B. EJwortby. paalor.
I'rraohinn every Sabbath morniuK and
vkiiiiiiI. Sabbath acbool every babbath at
10 a. M. Iauua meetin vry Holiday al
4 p. ni. Of neral prayer meatinit every
1 Uuraday evenluii. ladara' and Steward'
niMtiiii tb aeoond Tuesday evening of eaob
1 V A NO K.I. I C A L t'H 1 KCH. Hervioe
li lat and M Cuinlay In each month al
the llHilit cbnrob at 8 o'clock t. u , Key.
Mr. I'ratt, pastor. Sunday Si'hool at 2 P.
H. ( ottniie prayer nieetiUM on Wedueaday
eveniuK of eaob week.
IIILIiMIOItO KEDINO 1KH)M, See
1 ond alreot, in old Uaaouio Ball, la
own d uly from a. u. to p. m. Bunday,
from li ui. t p. n
7. R. CORNELIUS
Dry Goods, Groceries, Boot?,
Shoes, Hats, Caps,
Anta for the
DU lU'Q UE- NOU WF.O I AN
I'IX)VS AND HARROWS
Tho bc?t In the rnarkpt.
. PRODUCE ..
or a ix kimm;
Taken at the HighM Market Prioe.
w. a. ilium, l. a. io4Ha
BtltKtTT A Al)lS,
Orrica: Central Mock, Boonia and 7.
. H. HfHTOX,
TTOUN E Y-AT-L A W
v AND NOT.UIY PUBLIC.
HILLS BOKO, OKEOON.
Orrtti i Boora No 8, Colon Block.
THOMAS II. TONGUE,
HILLS BOKO, OHEQON.
Orrici: Moruao Block.
A asTRACTOIW AND
Aamta for Bar Lock Type Writer. Two
doora uortn of f oatolnua.
C. E. KINDT,
TTOIIN E Y-AT-LAW,
UooM ! No. 8, Portland Havinxa Bank
BuildiUK, 8eooud and WaabinKton btneta.
THUS. D. 11 1. urn RE VS.
AiwTUAirrixo of titles.
Leual paper drawn and Loana on Baal
Ealat nrwtvtiated. Duaineaa attended to
with promptnea aud diapatoh.
Orrica: Main Street, oppoait tli Court
POKES T OUOVE, OUEOON.
I now roaking teeth for f.VOO anJ $7 .50
per eel j beat of material and woraiuanauip.
Will oompar with ei coating f ib. Tenth
traoted without pain, tilliuu at trie
lowent prioea. All work warranted.
Orrica i three doora north of Hriok
tor. Ottlo hour from V a. in. to p. in.
A. L. 8TK0BE,
)EI'UTY COUNTY SURVEYOR
Orrioai with J. C. Hall, County Sur
veyor, at tho Court Hoc.
All kind of repairing on HUiaio Engine
and lloilera. Mill Work. Threahing Maohine
Mower, Feed Cutter, Hewing Machine.
W aaliing Machinea, Wringera. Pumiai,
Scalea, Hoiaaor ground, Ouu and Iiorka
aimtuing. Saw groun and Bled; and have
a large number of avoond-band angina aud
boiler for aale. All work warranted.
8. T. LINkLATK.R, X. B. C. H.
HYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
Orrira: in Hillelmro Pharmacy. Bbbi
dbmcb: eaat of Court llonae. Oltioe honra
from tt a. in. to ti p. m. at Pharmacy, when
not viaitingi bofor aud after that tiro at
VY. D. MOOD, M. D.,
JIIYSICTAN AND SURGEON,
Orrira: in Chcnette Kow. UatmaMoa.
corner Firat aud Main atreeta.
1 AND ACCOUCHEUR,
FOKE8T OKOVE, OKEOON.
Orrica : at the Drug tor.
J. P. TAMIEXIE, M. !.,
g P. R. R. SUROEON, '
Orrica 4HD ltaairtBarai corner Third
and Mam Strreta. Ullioe hour. .30 to U
a. ni., I to & aud 7 to 8 p. to. Telephone to
raidenoe from Krock A Sell' Drugalora at
all hour. All calla promptly attended
night or day.
r. 4. BiiLii, m. v. r. i. a4ii.iT, a. a , .
BUS. I'. A. '. J. RAII.ET,
PHYSICIANS, SUIUJEONS AND
Orrira: in Pharmacy. I'nion Block. Call
attended to, nigbt or day. Keaidenoa, 8. W.
t'or. Kaaa Lin and Second atreeta.
W. H. RITKER,
REAL F-STATE AOENT
AND MONEY LOANER
HILLS BOKO, OUEOON.
OFKEB8 TO THE PCBLIC, Land la
larg or email tracta, and will arehang
land ia the country for town or city prop
ertyi in fact. If yia have anything to i.
ehange, in any locality, aea m.
or ii ills no bo.
Transact a General Banking Bnaiaea.
J. W. 8HCTE
J. D. MEKKYM AN ..
. . ....raaatttawt
Hall lght Ktrhang and Talegraphl
Tranafer. and iaaaea letter of Credit
available throughout the I'nitad htataa.
Drawa Billa of Kirbang oa Loadoa,
Liverpool. lnblin. Pan a, Herlia, Frankfort.
oa-tha-Main, Stockholm, Bad all pnaeipaj
eitie of Earop.
ColleetioB made oa all eoe ibUpolat.
Baaking aoari from t a. B). to I . .
The rxHTftHry of the imvy ha.t Uu
ally flxtl the nililx r of llm riMMtl
new iirmy iiiuiruzino rillo ut .li.Jl of
an Inch. Thii U a ainnller tulilx r
than adopted by any Euroixttn j-ow er.
Thin arm will te amalUr than that
recently adopted for the army.
American Inventors are a.ikeJ to
compete fur the iiiiiguzliie bmi-h
uievhunwiu. To thin end a circular
U now preparloif, Invltlnif Inventor
to aubinlt their Inventions for trial
by a board of experts to be appointed
for the purpose. In order thut the
conditions may all be the Maine, the
department will furnish tho barrels
to those who may wish to make a
Ifun for testing their breech mechan
ism. The department will alo fur
nish ammunition. A new departure
In themetnl for the barrel Is also
contemplated. The purpose is to
make the barrels of nlckcl-stccl.
Seventl sample barrels of this mater
ial have Is-en ordered and will bc
tho-outflily tested at the Wushinton
The stories telegraphed from
Washington thut advocates of silver
have Is-en threatened with dyna
mite if they did not forego their op
position to the unconditional reeal
of sliver have a tinge of the ludicrous
about them. That such letters have
been received by Stewart, Teller and
others is no doubt true, but that the
gentlemen receiving them look upon
them as anything else than theefforts
of practical Jokers is in the highest
degree doubtful. If the threatening
letters had been sent to friends of the
administration the Joke would take
on a serious character, for In that
case all the gold bug paK-rs would
yelp In chorus that there was a con
spiracy of the silver men to destroy
the country. Under the circum
stances, we may be grateful that the
Jokers selected the sliver senators as
subjects to operate upon.
Senator Vorhees Is receiving from
the New York bankers Juwt what tie
might have exacted would have
followed his course on the silver
It is evident that the man who
sends European war clouds by cable
has had his vacation and resumisl
business at the old stand.
Indicate the way the crowd la going.
bo do the arnica of
OREGON KIDNEY TEA
Indicate He Increasing Popularity,
NO OTHER REMEDY
Hat ever given the general antWfactlou that
aa been obtained fioiu the ua of tlua,
NATURE'S OWN CURE
Foe ftack-arhe, Piabetea, Inftaramatlnn of
Kidney or Bladder, tivaldtng l'aina when
(innating, Brick lust deponita and Bright a
TRV IT 7XT ONC9.
WAGON AND WHEELWRIGHT SHOP.
I have ojK'nnl a ahop for
the repair of
CARtUAttFS, BKitilES AM WAI.U.VS
and all kinds of wood work.
Shop at Ganliier'n old Unl, half block
aouth of (jreer'a atore.
. . oaioos.
Jt AIL WAY TIME TABLE.
EAST AND SOUTH . .
THE SHASTA ROUTE
SOUTHERN l'AC. CX).
Exraaaa TstiM Lbavb Pobtdird Diili:
6:lririlLT Portland Ar Hiaa
iDHnUr San Pranciaoo l.v 7mta
Above train atop al all ilation front
Portland to A I ban v ; alao at l anirnt,
HbedUa, Ilalner, Harriabnrii. Junction Citv.
Irvicg, Kutine. aud all (tation from Boae
barn to Ashland, inolaaira.
KOStBL KO HAIL DAILY
:) 4 at
7 to 4
D1X1MQ CAR1 05 Or, DEI ROI TE.
PULLMAN DUFFET SLEEPERS
.. 4D m
Kand-rtaa Xlrplaf fara
AmraaD to All Taiocoa Titta.
Wet Bid Dtvi.ioa.
BKTWEEM POBTLASD k COKVALLW
Mail Train Daily (Except Sunday).
1 30 4 at Lv Portland Ar 67y r
H AD 4 11 Lv Hillalmro l.v 4 r a
l):l,Wa Ar t'orvallia Lv ki ra
teTAI Albany and C'orvallia ennnect with
train of th Orrtfno I'aciflo kailmad.
F.I pre e Train Daily, (K.toepl r)nndy.
Mi) r L Port find Ar .iTu
Wrm Lv HiiUboro Lv 7:1.1 4
MSm Ar McMinnville I.t 4
THKOrtlH TICKETS to all noinU in th
Eaaiara Stale. Cnada and Europe, can be
obtained al loweat ratea troia i. I. Morgan,
E. r. KCKIEUH.
. E0EHLEB, Aaat.O. r.AP.A'i.
Manager, Portlaad. a-t
SEXA1UK K A I' L KM U'S I0LLT.
Senator Faulkner, of West Virgin
ia, wants to have all the silver bullion
which the Sherman law has brought
to the treasury coined into dollars
which would muke between 170,000-
000 and SU,INNJ,INI0 of these pieces
aud then he wants to have enough
additional silver purchased and
coined to bring the silver circulation
of the country up to sot),0O0,000.
The expansion in silveri.thus pro
vided for would be in the neightior
hood of f liK),(KM,iMM). Just why he
wants silver to reach this particular
figure, or, when nuchlng It, to stop
there, he has not explained, l'er
haps he Imagines the country would
be following the French example in
securing this Immense stM'k of silver,
for France's monetary system seems
to have strong attractions for the
sllveritcs recently. This would bo a
larger silver circululiou than Frmut
has, but as this country is larger
than Frunce Faulkner doubtless
thinks we could stand it. Rut one
little point iu the French scheme Is
strangely overhsiked by the West
Virginian. France's gold circulation
is fs(Mt,oiMi,0(io. or about ; 1 50,oon,000
or 1175,000,000 greater than ours,
w hile he makes no provision for a
proportionate Increase, or for any
increase In our gold.
Hut supposing we secure this f.100
000,000 of additional silver, how
does Faulkner suppose that the
(ssiple are going to get any larger
proportion of it than they ure getting
now or than they will continue to
get under existing conditions? There
would be more silver ht ih-imoii then
than there is now, but would or
could each person get hold of more of
It on this account ? Would tho gov
ernment donate any of it to the
iK'ople, or would the government
pay any moro for services rendered
to It than it does now'.' If not, how
are the people to get their hands on
this extra silver? The only way
that the government could put out a
larger amount of silver than it docs
now would be to put out a smaller
amount of gold or paper redeemable
directly or indirectly in gold. I!ul
when would tho advantage to the
people come iu under this arrange
ment ? If they jot more silver they
would ncs-easMrily have to get less
gold ; and even the gentlemen of the
Faulkner school of finance have
never yet proclaimed that silver Is
Is'tter than gold or have asked for it
in business In preference to gold.
There are many men even iu this
age of free schools and "university
extension" who Imagine that by
ome process of financial legerde
main an increase in the output of the
government's mints and printing
presses will increase the amount ol
money iu the people's jxickets.
They can not, or will not under
stand that unless a person inherits,
finds or steals money, or receives it
as a gift, he w ill have to work for it,
and the fat ilities for getting it in the
other ways than as pay for work
would not be increased by piling
large sums of it up in the treasury.
Some sort of service would have to
ho rendered the government iu order
to get at this extra money, even it
the trea-ury assets were doubled. If
it be urged that an increase in the
volume of money would lead to an
Increase in wages, the answer Is thai
quality in money counts for more
than quantity, and quality of the
higher sort is an attribute in which
silver is lacking. Even if Faulkner's
proposition were douhksi in scope,
and $l'.IH),000,(KM Instead of fJOO.OOO,.
OOOextri silver were coined, the ag
gregate wealth of Faulkner's state,
or of any other state, would not lie
increase! a particle, and tho people
who are resixinsililc for Faulkner,
and who sent him to congress under
the delusion that he was a statesman,
would not have their assets expand
ed to the extent of a single dollar.
The rfdf ral Election mil.
The forcing of tlrta bill to repeal all
federal flection laws to the front in
the house of representatives is sim
ply an effort or the free silver men to
prevent the resal of the Sherman
law. There is no other reason for
bringing it up at this time. There
are 110 elections for representatives
this fall; there are no election to
which federal supervision applies.
If any revision Is needed, let it come
at some convenient settsnn hereafter.
The demix rats w ill find that this
bill will prove something of a Issiin
erang. The fisleral election laws are
In no sense tyrannical nor unneom
sary. If they have been abused by
federal officials, remove the latter ; if
there is any unjust or unfair provi
sion amend It ; but there is no reason
for swiping awsy all the legal
checks upon fraudulent voting and
dishonest counting cmlxslitsl in the
United States statutes. To do such a
thing simply means etarting an agi
tation that w ill end with the adop
tion of more stringent laws than
those now in force.
Mr. W. L. Ward threshed an
average of eighteen and one-half
bushels per acre from a large field
of volunteer wheat near Th indies.
THE KEITBI.UA AI lsttrj.
About a dozen more or lest con
spicuous republicans, most of whom
are Iu one or the other branch of
congress, and who represent all sec
tions of the country, have been glv
ing their views as to the Issues and
party prospects of Isyo. The ma
jority of them, of course, think that
the tariff will be at the front at
that time, and many of them believe
that the tlnunclal question will be of
absorbing Interest wiren the next
presidential campaign Is entered up
on. The labor question In some of
its many phases will, as a few of
them think, be more prominent than
it has thus far been In a national
canvass, while the question of honest
elections, according to others, will
take a leading place In the campaign
Almost all the persons taking part
in the syiiiMshiin take a hopeful
view of republican chances If the
proper candidates be put up by the
republican convention, and the
canvass be conducted with a reason
able degree of vigor and Intelligence,
they believe that republican triumph
may bo looked for with confidence.
Ordinarily estimates of chances in
canvass three years away, even
when made by close and experienced
observers, are not to bo relied on
very Implicitly. Personal preference
too, as in this case, is apt to affect the
view to a certain extent, and to bias
the Judgment. Tho factors in the
situation are so numerous and so
difficult to gague acurately that a
forecast at this time for lbiNi w ill not
be very satisfactory to anylxsly.
Yet it is undoubtedly safe to say
that the chances of the republicans
are nlsiut as good as those of the
democrats. Itesjionsihillty for gov
ernment for the .time being is in
democratic hands, and any mistakes
which are made as well as any finan
cial or industrial reverse which the
country may sustain will react harm
fully on that party. In constructive
legislation the democracy is not
strong. It has had very little ex
perience in running the government
nee before the war, and as a con
sequence is Is seriously handicapped
at the outset. And at present times,
when its majority in both branches
of congress Is so great, the temptation
lo blunder Is pructicularly strong.
It may lie predicted with a toler
able degree of confidence that no
party In the near future will enjoy a
long period of uninterrupted power.
The days when one party could dom-
nate the country for a dozen or
two pears, baffling all tho :en-
leavors of the other organization to
gain the ascendant, have departed,
at any rate for the time being.
Fedtralist blnnders, flagrant and re
eatcd, In the early days of the gov
ernment gave the democracy lis long
lease of sw ay, and democratic follies
and crimes long afterward put the
republican party in power and kept
it In for nearly a quarter of a century.
Hut the conditions now ure radically
different from what they were when
John Adams and James Buchanan
stepied down from the presi
dency. Neither the circumstances of
politics nor the temjier of the party
leaders are favorable to the long con
tinued ascendency of an organization.
Active canvasses, in which each
party puts its best men to the front,
and short periisls of power, are like
ly to ls the order of the day for the
immediate future. On the great
question on which the elections of the
next decade or two are reasonably
sure to turn the eoplo are separated
Into two approximately equal
divisions, and it is nusonable to
look for ft more frequent shifting of
power from one to the other party
than was known In the past. Olobe
Ilemoerat. t Pr.pfrlr Maaag-tt.
" The fact that there was not a cheese
on exhibition at the Oregon state fair
this year ought to be enough to stir
mebody up. It certainly indicates
that something is wrong somewhere.
A state that imports so large a share
of Its butter and cheese and squan
ders vast sums of money In promot
ing the spirit of gambling among its
people by means of hoiseracing must
exjct to see hard timet. It is cer
tain that the management of the
state fair has not the slightest con
ception of tho Importance of th
dairy industry. No suitable place la
provided for the exhibits of butter,
ami cheese when there Is any, but
the exhibits are placed along a com
paratively olvacure nile, flanked by
cookies, tidies, preserves and other
articles of home production. It Is
evident that the fair folks do not
realize that in the progress of civiliza
tion the labor of making butter and
cheese Is no longer conidcred one of
the over-numerous burdens of the
busy housewife but has become a
great Industry of itwlf. Rural North
west." The fact of the matter Is, the man
agement don't know how to put the
display on exhibition. A few re
frigerators with a glass exhibition
chest placed in a prominent place,
would be a vast Improvement over
aa "obscure aisle."
SEX ATE AM) k B I SIXERS BOOM.
It Is now conceded on every hand
thut a vote in the senate is all that Is
needtsl to start such a business boom
as the country has not known in
recent years. ..tills are resuming
operations all over the country, ami
money Is being taken out of Its hid
ing places and Is drifting toward the
flnanclul centers. The sum total of
the country's activities is again on
the Increase. Money enough for all
legitimate business can be had at
lower rates than have prevailed since
the early part of the year. The lm
pression abroad is that the worst has
long since ussed, and that nothing
which can occur in the next year or
two can bring buck the distrust and
business torpor from w hit h we have
recently emerged. Confidence is re
turning, and yet its coming is slower
than was anticipated a few months
ago. I he cause of this is the uncer
tainty as to the course of the senate,
The delay in the senate Is the one
cloud w hich remains on the business
horizon. Everybody believes that a
majority of that body favors uncon
ditional repeal. 1 here lias tccii no
doubt In the public mind on that
tKiint since the house rolled up its
tremendous majority for that jKiIicy.
If it vote were to be had in the sen
ate today evcrylaxly thinks thut it
would declare for the same uction.
The silverites understand the condi
tions thoroughly, aud hence all their
efforts ure directed toward prevent
ing a vote. The uncertainty as to
when this vote will be had Is the
disturbing feature in the situation.
The doubt on this point hampers
business men in their calculations
anil retards a prompt and complete
return of industrial activity. The
stock exchange halts, the factories
which are resuming work are receiv
ing only small orders, and general
business Is, to a considerable degree,
being conducted in a hand-to-mouth
A vote by the senate is all that
separate us from a revival of trade
such us we have not seen since fifteen
years ngo. General conditions point
to a business boom like that w hich
set in on the resumption of specie
payments by the government iu
lul'J. Slocks of merchandise of all
sorts are about an low as they were
around 17, after the four or five
years of depression and liquidation
following the panic of 1873, and bus
iness in general is iu as sound and
sol in a uums us 11 was men. mere
have been rest and recuperation in
the Industrial und commercial world
in the past few months, and enter
prise is ready, when the word is giv
en, to spring forward at a puce such
as the country has not witnessed
since the national currency was put
on the sH.'ie basis fifteen years ago.
The word will c me, and a new and
important era lu buslne-s activ
ity and prosperity will set in when
the senate cuts short this stream of
talk on the finance question and
comes to a vote. (JlolK-l)cmocrat.
la Wed a ( hlaese Maldru.
Tne matrimonial alliance between
Commander W. II. Whiting of the
Uuited States navy, aud Miss Ah
Foug, the Chinese maiden of Hawaii
will sum lie consummated. I he
only obstacle in the way has beeu
removed by an order issued from the
navy department relieving Com
mander Whiting from the command
of the Alliance, and grunting him a
month's leave of aliscncc, with per
mission to apply for an extension.
This leave, it is understood, is desired
by Commander Whiting for the pur
pose of going to San Francisco to
meet and marry his fiancee, who has
11st arrived there from Honolulu.
He applied for it a month or more
ago, but on account of the troubles in
Nicaragua, the department was un
willing to have him leave Corlnto,
where the Alliance is now stationed.
A telegram has leen received at the
navy department from Commander
Whiting stating that affairs In Nic
aragua were quiet. This was re
garded that he was anxious to get
away, and not wishing to stand
longer in the way of the happy
event, the order granting leave was
Issued and Commander T. A. Lyon
was ordered to proce from New
York to Corlnto to relieve him. Up
on Commander Lyon's arrival at
Corlnto the Alliance will start south
on her voyage around the Horn to
New York, w here she h to be fitted
upas a tralnlng-shlp. she will be
relieved by the Yorktown, which
has Just arrived at Callao, Peru.
A movement to have congress by
a constitutional amendment more
cleerly define the duties and powers
of the executive and legislative
branches of the federal govrnment
would be popular Just now. Several
senators have called attention to the
necessity for such a movement.
Claus Spre kles would have shown
wisdom had he remained away
from Washington. His personal
interests in Hawaii are too great to
make his advice either acceptable or
useful to Prexident Cleveland.
W. J. Foster, southcait of Pendle
ton, harvests 14,000 bushalsofwhaaj.
IX HAKIM) (ALLS.
Among the fiot of the many social
exactions is that of making calls, and
It Is well to know the correct thing
to do at such times so that you may
make your visit pletisaut and profit
able both to yourself and to your
hostess. To begin with, in making a
call of ceremony It Is very bad form to
gols:fore 4 In the afternoon, 5 o'clock
being the hour considered more ele
gant by those who know what is
correct lu such mutters. To rush In
at un luopMjrtune time is ei 11 bn Hiss
ing both to you and to your hostess.
Therefore, If your friends have at
home days engraved uhii their
visiting curds It Is your duty to re
gard tho wish thus exprcsMsl, that
you will come only at those times
and not run In whenever the fancy
strikes you. Ifcwultory wills fritter
away a great amount of time, there
fore all women who profess to le lu
society at all should have "a day,"
and thus avoid many annoyances
and disapK.intments that can not
otherwise lie avoldtsl.
If, w hen you call, you find others
there, sjieak a word to your hostess
and then enter Into conversation
with some one else, as It Is very rude
to attempt to monosllze your
hostess, as. her duties on these forum)
calling days are too heavy to admit
of the personal exchange of con
fidences. If you arrive in a carriage,
leave any extra wraps outside In
charge of tho couchmau; otherwise,
keep on your outside Jacket or tiouk.
your uttire being In every purticului
as it looks upon the street. A mack
intosh, however, should never be
worn into the drawing room, not
only owing to its uppearance, but on
account of the injury a wet garment
such us this might do to tho covering
Wait for the servant to announce
you either by name or card, the
former style Ising in voguo only In
houses where ut home days are func
tions of some ceremony. Never intro
duce private or family topics Into tin
conversation, but preserve always a
demeanor that shows evidence ol
gotsl breeding. Always cull ufter a
dinner dr a dance whether you ac
cept the invitation to attend or not
If you have any particular talent and
Mre requested to entertain the gueste
with It, it will Is) cortcous for you to
do so without unneeessulry urging.
Never, however, attempt to show off
or ofier piano playing or recitations
Do not ask any one with you who
Is unacquainted with your hostess
unless you aie very certain they w ill
be welcome. Aliove all things do
not remain too long. A short call
evidences Just as much enjoyment ol
the visit as one that is prolonged
until the hostess becomes nervous
and would be glad to have the guest
depart nnd leave her feeling more
satisfied at her going away than
pleasure in her coining. Philadel
Oregon Afiln en lop.
Mention was made in the Oregon-
tun a few days ago of the fact that
Arkansas had on exhibition at the
world's fair a prize apple, 14) 1 nebc
in circumference, and that the com
missioners of the state had defied Or
egon to prisluee any as large. Secre
tary Sergeant of the horticultural
board took the matter up, and called
upon fruitgrowers for a supply of
large apples. They have rescinded
heartily. Mr. Spiegl, who hits charge
of the shipment of fruit to the world's
fair, sent East last evening four ap
ples, each of which slightly exceeded
IB inches in circumference. They
were beautiful seimcns, perfectly
sound, free from blemishes and unln-
ured by worms or insect. Emil
Selia urn, an enthusiastic fruitgrower
of The Dalles, and a memls r of the
state board of horticulture, secured
an apple last week w hich measured
!. inches in c ircumferenee, and Im
mediately expressed it through to
the world's fair. This Is only a be
ginning. Mr. Sergeant thinks that
before the fair closes )regon will huve
on exhibition apphst as large as can
taloupes. Of the varieties of apple
which grow to a large size, those now
on exhibition at jhhmi river, and
w hich are to lie sent to the world's
f.ilr, all measure from 11 to 15 inches
n circumference. The Arkansas
commissioners will have to get out
and butle if they expect to lsstt
Oregon on the apple-raining proposi
The wikjI growers of Ohio have
passed resolutions, asking congress
not to remove the duty from wl.
The vegetable growers of the island
of Hermud.i want the duties on veg
etables removed so that they can
realize a better market in this coun
try. It remains to l seen which
the present congress will favor the
citizen of this country or the for
eigner. There nre nearly a million acres of
government land for in Kansas,
just as good as that In the Cherokee
strip, and on exactly the same terms.
The wnio Is true of other western
states. Why don't the boomers
I faintly take It up?
MKltP EWS S0TM.
Twenty tramps are camjied ueatr
Five South Suleiu radishes weighed
Purke dt Lucy have sued the
Astoria and South Coast for pay for a
lot of rallnstd ties.
At Albany the Oregon IViflc has
lust paid Its employes for the lust
half of July, and announces that
August time w ill be paid by October
ltolsrt Campbell stepjssj Into the
ylinder of a threshing machine In
Wuseo county, to avoid a swinging
lerrick fork, and oue leg was
llesrts advise us that Chinamen
are arriving in Victoria, 11. V. by the
thousands, aud tt Is the Intention of
the Six Companies to run them into
Oregon as sMn as they can get them
Jack Adams was sentenced to flvo
lays In Jail by Judgo Mcliride at
Astoria for chipping his hands during
a lawyer's sptssh during the Hansen
murder trial. He was released after
a few hour's Incarceration.
Dr. II. A. Ihivls, of llarrlsburg,
ins finished picking his hops. The
rop Is in excellent condition, better
than any during recent years. The
yield was over 1,300 pounds to the
acre or 100,000 pounds for tho entire
yard of seventy-five acres.
Wasco Iiidciiendent academy at
The Dalles elected Kohert Mays,
president; II. II. Dlddell, secretary;
H. Condon, O. A. LIel, D. M.
French, Smith French and H. F.
liuughlin, board of directors. The
school will open this year.
Tho Portland Dispatch says tho
Young Men's Democratic league
held a meeting Thursday night for
regulnr business. The subject of the
ieary net was considered some, and
t wus the sense of the league that
lemocratlc organization should take
the matter in bund.
Hob Hoffman, of Woodburn, Is
under arrest at Sulem for larceny.
He is also Istlievcd to bo the man
named Fredrlckson who murdered
the Southern Pacific brakeman.
Ilruit", in the Siskiyou mountains
some time ago for which a reward of
.),()( K) is offered Jointly by the rail
road company and Weils, Fargo and
The remulns of Henry A. Malson,
of the wholesule firm of Malson A
Feldlman, dealers in liquors, of Jack
son street, Man Francisco, were found
Wednesday afternoon five miles
from Port Townsend in a thick under
brush by Joe Hoffman, a hunter.
The flesh was entirely gone, nothing
but the skeleton and clothes remain
ing. Douglas county's indebtedness is
as follows; Interest on warrants,
f)0,0O0; outstanding Varrants, $169,
700.51 ; unpaid state tux, 18,080.70.
Its assets are: Cash, $1,250 93;
delinquent taxes, f 1 1 ,fi(7.0'.j deficit
in county treasury, 1 22,i)U0.76; total,
35,H,piA.riO; leaving, according to the
expert who has just made his report,
a net debt of $171,91.68.
From un old resident In that coun
ty comes the argument that there Is
room behind Olympia range in
western Washington for 8 000 home
steaders iu addition to the fore or
five thousand already settled there.
As yet the country Is cut off from the
outside world, is sstrscly settled and
is as much a wilderness as Kentucky
was In the days of Daniel Hoone.
Steps are alsiut to 13 taken toward
the construction of a fish ladder at
the falls of the Willamette at Oregon
City, for which the last legislature
made an appropriation of $10,000.
Governor Pennoyer and Treasurer
Met sedan will make an Investigation
of the premise today, in company
with United States Fish Commis
sioner Marshall McDonald.
The amount of city funds tied up
in the three suss-ndsl banks of
SHkane is $180,108.30 Instead of
$100,000 as at first stated. On the
1.1th of the present month the total
amount of funds in the city treasury
was $.!i:i,2l2.H8, Including the sum
tied up in the banks. The sum of
$.i,000 has Just Is-en drawn out to
pay Inten-st on bonds.
bsrn und two granaries belong
ing to County Commissioner II. 8.
Stone, located near Tmutdale, have
Iss-n destroyisl by fire. The barn
was ns-ently built and cost Mr.
Stone $1,000. The building con
tained agricultural machinery, hay,
etc., all of which was deetroyed.
Hut little was saved, .as the flames
pread very rapidly. It Is estimated
the loss w ill reach $2,000 j no insur
ance. According to the act on page nine
ty-one of the (ienersl Iwsof Oregon
of I M9.1, It Is unlawful to hunt deer
"between the first day of November
in each year and the first day of
August of the following year," but
according to the act on page 176,
"ti-twiHn the first day of Ifcwmber
in each year and the first day of
August of the follow ing year." The
question Is, can deer be hunted In
Novemler or not?