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HILLSIiOKO, WASHINGTON COUNTY, ORICGON. FRIDAY. OCTOIII-R !. 19."!.
hrcrstarT ol Htala
Uoo. W. Mo Mr id.
Muul. 1'uMio Inatruotion
...K. B. MuKlror
.Frank C. Hkr
W. H. Lrd
Hoprauia (.'oar I
II H Ban
. T. A. MoUrlda
. . W. N. barratl
Jnle Fiftu Diotrict
Attorney 'i. Diatrlct
1 rtmaun r
I). H llaonar
I . J. Todd
U. U. Ooodiu
H. V Ford
T. 8. Waalliaiad
C. K. Dmubiuan
. J. U. Hlanlrjr
J. !. tUU
. . . W. U. Wood
J. 1). MeriTiuan. I'rea
j. i . nare
. , . N. A. barren
Hoard of TrutMMi
JiiHtimia of 1'anoa
. JiiiM MoCullooli
.. U. W. Patterson
!!! .... i. 1. Kuigut
l'OSf Orl'ICK INKOilMVl'ION.
Tim maila oIom at tba Htllaboro foat
(llMtioofl, Weal I'uioo, Ihithaiif and Cedar
Mill, at ll i a. iu.
(luiiiif Hoiith. 8:3d a in.
Uoiiik to I'ortlaud and way-offioaa, 6:116 a.
in. mid 4 u. ui.
Kor Knriuinuton and Laurel. Wadnaadaya
aud Maturdnya at 111:30 a. ill.
OKKUON CITY LAND OFFICE.
J. T. Appura u
CIUUCH AND 8UCIKTY NOTICES.
A. V. anil A. M,
fllUALl TY U)IHK NO. 6, A. F.1A.M,,
1 inueta avary Haturday night on or after
full iuou of aaub luuutti.
Ja. A. laiaria, Maatar.
H. ('MAMUiLL, H'y.
. r p.
OIKENIX LODGE, NO. M, K. OF P.,
1 mtwu in Odd Fallows' Hall on Monday
tvMiuig of anob week. Hojoarniog bretbren
weluoiued to loda niaetluiia.
N. A. Uaiiitt, G.C.
ilaHMAN rkiHULMauiua, K. of H. A 8.
I. O. O. '.
MONTEZUMA LODGE, NO. AO. maota
WedntJHdny eenint at 8 o'clock, ill l.O.
O. E. Hall. VlHltora niada weloouia.
J OH. KLINtMAN. N. O.
It. K OOOMN. Keo.
I. M. C. Oault, far. 8eo.
Dnuvhlrra ot KebrkAh.
If ILI.HIIOHO HEIIEKAH I.ODOK NO.
1 M. 1. O. O. K.. niaata in Odd Kellowa'
H ill every lat and 3rd Hiiliirdny areninn of
oacli iiioiith. Alaa. F. M. laMMia, N. U.
Miia. W. 11. Waiiauiia, tteo y.
.. o. r. a.
C1O0UT TUALATIN NO. 7U7, A. OF.
Jitl A., lueela arery Tuaaday areuiiiK
Uranus llnll at 8 o'clock.
L. A. Wnrrookia, 0. B.
W. W. Mi Kiaaai, F. 8.
A. 0. I. W.
IlILLSIIOltO LOIMJg NO. 61. A. O. II.
1 W., lumtta avsry aeoond and foartb
'1 uemlHT eveiiiuu In the montb.
11. II. Ea.Toa, M. W.
W. E. HatMiE, lteoorder.
! ASIUNOTON EN(!AM I'MEN 1' No. Z4,
l.O. O. K, ineeta on aeoond and
onrtb Endnya of each inoutb.
H. 11. llUMPHBITI, 0. V.
V. II. Iluaubman, Honba.
1. Of II.
ll.l.SltOUO OUANUK, NO. 7.1, maota
Uud and 4 Hi Hatuidayaof aaob motiib.
ItaMt. DuaoriiLU, Maatar,
Annii luuaia, Heo.
P. M. V. K.
ME K i'H arery Handay aten ina a 1 7 o'olock
in tba I bruiinn choroh. Yon ara
onrdially invitod to attend ita nieatinea.
KaaToM llowii.a, fraa't.
rASIHMTlN COUNTY HOl AND
Oun Club meeta in Morgan Illnok
tery aeooud Tburaday of aaob month, at 8
r. u. J. E. l.O Mi,
J. A. II. IIOI'NDEY, Be. 1'rea.
nl"ITST CHI'UCII. Bandar School at
10 a. ru; rayr meatiiia Tbaraday areu
liitf at 7:;H.
CIONOKEOATIONAL CHUKCH, oorner
J Mam and Filth atrvata. l'reaohin
vry Nttlitatb. luoruinu aud areniiiK- Hh,
linlb acbiMl at 10 o'clock a. m. Irayr
tiKwimu Tburaday aTcnina. Y. Y. 8.0. E.
handay at ti:30 p. ui.
11 IIH I' Cbriatian Choroh, Harry Watkina,
' pnalor, Haaeline and Fifth. rreaolilliR
(v-cniid and Fourth Hnndaya at It a. m. and
8 (nl p. iu. Huuday Hohool, 10 a. in. I'ray
r meetiiiK, 1'hnraday, 8 lJ i, m. Y.l'. H
! K.. Huuday. 7.1K) p. ui.
IMM KCII. II. B. EJwortbT. raator.
I'renohinn arery Habbatu momma and
eveniiia. Haliliath aohool arary habbatD at
111 k. M. Irfaana raaatina arary Handay at
4 p. rn. Oeneral prayer meat ma arary
Tburaday arauina. I.aadera' and btaward'a
uiretiiiu the aeoond Toaaday aTeniug of aaob
1 V A NO K 1. 1 C A L CHI' KCH . Herrioea
'i lalnndiid rnndaya In aaob mouth at
lie Ita putt church al 8 o'olock r. at , lla.
Mr. I'ratt, paator. Munday rVhool at I r.
M. t'ottne prayer rueetiua on VYadneaday
eyeliina of e lob weak.
HU.I.MtOKO KEVDINO UHM, rVo
ond atraet. iu old Maaonta ball, la
iihiii d illy from 9 a. rn. to p. m. Sunday,
from li in. to A p. iu
T. R. CORNELIUS
Drtj Goods, Groceries, Boots,
Shoes, Hats, Caps,
Ajjvnt.t for tlio
1 )U lU'ii UK- NOK WKO I A N
1'I.OWS AND HARROW'S
Tlif t iu th nmrkcU
OK ALL KIND)
Takt-n at the Hihe-it Market lYU.
w. a. aiaaaTT, t (. iDa
UiltlttTT k ADAMS,
1 TOHN EYS-AT-LAW,
Orrica: Caotral Blook, Booroa 6 and 7.
!. B. Hl'STO.N,
H AND NOTARY PUBLIC,
Orru i i Room No 8, Onion Blook. "
THOMAS II. TOXUl'E,
Orrica: Morgan Block.
Aenta for Bar Lock Type Writer,
doora north of I'oatohioa.
t. E. KIMT,
TTORN EY-AT-LA W,
Hoom ! No. 8, Portland Savinua Bank
Bnildistf, Srooiid and WaHbinnton htraata.
J. VT. MEKKILL,
TTORN EY-AT-LA V,
Orrma: oyer Oreei'a Orooery Stora, on
Main atraet. I"
TH0S. D. HU.urilKF.YS.
f lONVEYANCINd AND
V; AIWTUACI'INO OK TITLFX
Lena I paper drawn and Loans on Real
Eatata neaotiated. Iluaineaa attended to
with iromptueaa and diapatcb.
(rriia: Main Street, oppoaita tba Court
roiua r o no ve, okroon.
la in. m.hino tajtth for IS 00 and 17.60
per ael ; beat of material and woi kuianabtp.
Will compare with eeta eoatina if. Teeth
attraoted without pain. Filling at tba
loweat prioea. All work warranted.
Urm it three doors north of Ilriok
atore. OfBoe boars from a. ui. to 4 p. m.
A. L. STRODE,
EI'UTY COUNTY SURVEYOR
Orrioi t with J. O. Hall, County Bur-
reyor, at tba Court Hocaa.
Ill kl J. Al Mnaltina tin RU.nl Rnoinea
and Boiler, Mill Work. Threabma Machine
. .1 ... u U V.
jnowera, reeu I'liiwiri, otviuk ,,lulu'
Waahinu Manhinaa. Wrinwera. Pnmtia.
Soalaa, Soiaaora ground. Oan and Looka
amithina. Snwa eronnu and filed; and bay
a larua number of aeennd-hand ansines and
boiler for sale. All work warranted.
H. T. LINK LATER, X. II. C. M.
piIYSIC'IAN AND SUROEON,
ftma. In HillalMirn I'harniarT. llaal-
Pbhcib: eaat of Court lloiiae. Ofbea hoora
from tt a. m. to 6 p. m. at l'harmacy, wban
not yiaitina; befor and aftr that time at
YV. D. WOOD, M. 1).,
JIIYSICIAN AND SUROEON,
HILLS KOKO, OKEOON.
Overa. in CfienettA linW.
corner Ftrat and Main atreets.
FOKE8T OKOVE, OKEOON.
Orrirs : at tba Dniaatora.
J. I. TAMIK.S1E, V. D.,
g P. R. R. SURi.EON,
Orrici tan Krainawrs : corner Third
and Main htrecta. OtUo hoar. 8:30 to 12
a. m., 1 to A and 7 to 8 p. m. Telephone to
reaidenoe from llroek Jl Sala' Druaator at
all hour. All aalla pnmiptly attandad,
iniibl or day.
r. a. atiLii, m. d. r. i. siilit, a. s , m. d.
DRH. r.A.lh i. UA1I EY.
PHYSICIANS, SUROEONS AND
Orrtiia: in rharmacy. I'nlon Block. Calls
attended to, niahl or day. Keaidenca, aV W.
Cor. Baa Line and Second atraeta.
W. H. Bit IF.R,
EAI. F-STATE AOENT
y AND MONEY IjOANEH
OFFEKS TO THE FrBLIC. Lands la
targ or era a. 11 tranta, aud will rcbana
landa in lb country for town or etty prop
eriy; in f aot. If yna bar anything to ei
cbanae, in any locality, sea ma.
WAGON AFP WHEELWRIGHT SHOP.
I hara opened a shop (or
the rir i(
CARRIAGES, Rl IJKIES ASD WA.0iS
ami all klmls of wovl work.
Shop at (iardnrr'a oll aUrxl, half Mmk
south of tireer'a etor.
Ij. W. IIOUBH,
HILlaillKO .... 0HK)!.
Wat-r your lior- U-fore you v.w
him hay. (ilve him hay before you
Ifive him ifraiii. (ilve the cuinvn-
t rate J food lust. Ilin hIoiiiui'Ii is not
large enough to hohi all at once.
If you fHtinot stop your liorsi' holt
Intf liU fiMMl by putting a handful of
hjlltd otii in hit niaiix' r, (five him
cut hay w ith ground feed. He will
lie-in now to give the little itlt
Why doe, not the avt-mge fitrnier
keep a gnHl breeding mare, not u
Never tie a horse so long that he
can put hit head on the floor. If lie
can put his head down he Is sure to
roll and get cast.
To stop a hore chewing his rope,
hteep it in cayenne, pepper and water.
A good Hume for a choice ha by
colt. "l'rl.e I'ackage."
No brush will take the dust out of
a horse coat ami make It glisten
liken stiff broom in the hands of a
strong, entcrgctic num. Its bundle
must lc cut off to two fts.-t. It sis-ms
to afford Mufth'ient leverage so con
siderable tKiwer may be brought to
lear on the coat.
Don't let the horse gnaw poor
pastures aud stay out too lute.
There are several toads in my
horse bum and carriage room and I
am careful not to injure them. They
are good friends to the horse because
they catch hundred of flic iu a
Hinglo day, flies that nnnoy horses and
make them grow thin and fretful.
Oct the children a ony, and let
them ride aud drive. It will teach
them to love the farm, and they can
do no end of errands and get an idea
of business, while they are having the
very b4st of physical culture. "Tim."
Log Cabin for Ornament.
Mr. Oeorge W. Chi his was stroll
ing around back of Machinery I hill,
at Chicago, a few days ago, accompa
nied by Mrs. Chllds. When he came
to the Michigan logging camp, Mr.
Childs stopptsl. "Now this looks
interesting," he remarked to Mrs.
Chllds. "Supoe we step in a
moment." Mr. Childs entered the
old log house and carefully examimd
the interior arrangements. A few
moments later he hurried out of the
log cabin and took a train for the
Michigan building. Five minutes
after reaching President Weston's
oftlce, In the Michigan building, Mr.
Chllds had bought the log house and
made arrangements to have it re
moved, at the close of the fair, to
Votton, his county place, at Rryn
Mawr, near Philadelphia.
Krause'H Headache Capsules war
ranted. For sale by Hillslniro l'harmacy.
Indicate the way the crowd it going,
too do the aaln of
OREGON KIDNEY TEA
ludicat iu lorreaaing Popularity.
NO OTHER REMEDY
Has ever jfiven the general fwtinfartinu that
hu beca obtained fiutn the tuc of thi,
NATURE'S OWN CURE
For Back-ache, rriahrtea, Inflammatloa of
Kldnrva or Hladdrr. acaldina; Paina whra
Urinating, Brit Uuat drpualU aad Bright
TRY IT TXT ONC9.
It ML WA V TIME TABLE.
FAST AND SOUTH . .
THE SHASTA ROUTE
HOUTHKUN IWC. (X).
Eiraaaa Tansa I.atTi I'oaTnimi Dui
ttootb I North
6:1am I L I'ortland Ar I Hliuir
inmjAr Han Krannaon 1, I 7ki0j
A Soya train lnp at all station from
Portland to Albnny ; alao at Tanirnt.
HbadJa, Halaoy, HarnahnrR, Jnnction City.
Irfira, lingan. and all ataliona from Koan
borg to Aahlaod, inolaaita.
HOHKBIHQ MAIL DAILY:
a .) ail L I'ortiand ArT::i r
5:f.0M Ar Kofl.org I. I THM 4 k
niMin car ox o;if. roite.
PULLMAN DUFFET SLEEPERS
.. AMD n
9frndrUs Hlffplnir Tar
tniniD to All Thbooob latis.
West Bids Division.
BETWEEN rOKTLAND A COiiVALLla
Mail Train Daily (Kioapt Sunday).
13:1 A as
A .V. p a
i :: p
lifAt Albany and rorralliaannneot witb
trains of tba Oregon I'Miflo lUilmad.
Etpraa Tram Daily, ( Eioapt Handay .
HA p ill t Portland A 71 H 1'ftTiB
rimipa L HilUhom I.t I 7 II a
7pAr MoMinnnlla Lt50j
THKOt'OH TICKETS to all rminta in tba
Kaatara Htatas. Canada and Enron, oan b
obtamad at Inwaat ratM from i. i. Morgan,
E. P. KOOER8.
B. KOEHLER, Aaat. O. F. A V. Ag'V
Manager, Portland. t
DIMOCUITK I'AKIV DEt'lOEM.
It has U-en fr .ijuently said by the
reiiublicuns of late years that the
deinoirats are not Ht to direct the
legislation of the country. The
charge is absurdly untrue when it i
applied to the ili'iiioiTiits as they
were, hut it is by no means so clear
ly wrong when it Is directed to the
democrats as they are. The demo
crats are on trial on this point at
present. It Is a repttweh to them
already that they have not established
a character worthy of their history
which we havo noted above in this
respect. The ptsiple, after with
holding confidence from them for a
quarter of a ccntuary, have Iss'ii
disposed to geturu it in a liberal
measure. The victories that the
democratic party has won In the
years k'.io and 1 '.-' have btsn
worthy of those accorded it in its
palmiest days of popular favor. The
latter victory has given it complete
control in the nut ion against obstacles
that seemed almost insurmountable.
Never did a party hav a grander
opportunity tillered it. Are the
democrats to whom Is given the
charge of the party interests n bout
to fritter i away, and In so doing to
confess that the power to preserve
party unity nnd to administer sut
cessfuily the government is a lost art
with them '.'
The strength of the democratic
party in other days was largely In
the fact that it had a policy and held
to it nnd enforced it among its
followers. A party that can not do
this Is not a party that succeeds In
governing the country. The republi
cans taunt that the democratic party
is not competent to govern the coun
ty Is, therefore, J untitled as fur as
present action on the currency
question Is concerned. We may Ik1
told that the repuhlicim party was no
better represented here that that
party was forced to compromise in
its treatment of the currency. This
is true, but this very compromis
ing on the part of the republican
party showed that compromise was a
failure. The democrats themselves
had said it would lx, and the result
had proven that they were right.
The time then runic for the demo
crats to act atllrmatively. They ac
ceptisl the situation bravely at the
outset. The president called congress
together and laid down a plan of
action, which was accepted as wise
by three-fourths of the country at
least. The house of representatives,
representing the popular voice of the
nation, responding to it by nu im
mense majority. What is the next
symptom? It is that of the demo
cratic party, with all this magnificent
hacking, powerless for any efllclent
effort in the other branch of the
government, and at tho mercy of
a fracticus minority which refuses to
pass any legislation. The democratic
party, helpless before this minority,
deserts and lictruys the president and
a majority of its own party in the
house of representatives.
The democratic party today stands
powerless before this state of affairs.
While it docs so stand can the claim
be made that this party Is demonstrat
ing Its capacity to govern? On the
contrary, is it not pusillauimously
yielding the right to make such a
Ij'tniitiV Tlif mirfY flint fl,Hliiri II
...w t - ...
inn not enforce a measure which has
behind it a minority of at least
thirteen, and probably more, in
the United States senate, is but
the shadow of the democracy
that the country used to know
in energy and determination. If it
gives way to it minority witli such a
presiuderance at its h:u'k, it will be
the Hr-t party in the history of tho
government with the like strength
which ever made such an Ignomin
ious surrender. What answer will
it le able to make thereafter when
the republicans shall taunt it with
its incapacity to govern the country?
We muff that we are at a loss to
imagine, unless it makes a frank
confession of its tlcploraahle failure.
H stoii Herald, (democrat).
A I.esMin In SclMiOTrrnnirnt.
The point of most insterest anil
significance in the remarkable frc
tacle of the oening of the Cherokee
strip Is the spirit of general ressrt
for legal forms and agencies. In no
other coutry, it is afe to say, could
such a scene have licen enacted with
no little violence and disorder. The
military force detailed to preserve
the peace and maintain the civil au
thority was a comparatively small
one, and could not have stood for a
moment against an attack that might
have Is'cn made uu it nt any one
of the (siints of entrance. There was
an exciting conis tition among the
home-seeker for desireable claims,
but it was r-.irrii-d on for the mot
part in a law-abiding manner, And
with a reasonable respect for in
dividual rights. In the nature of
things, disputes and altercations
could not bo entirely avoided,
hut instances of this sort were strik
ingly few, considering the circum
stances. The prevailing temper was
good-humori'd and free from all sug
gestions of "wild and woolly" meth
ods and tendencies. Men were there
w ith their families, unimabsl by the
bt of motive, and respiting tine
another as future neighbor aud
fellow-citizens. If they did not all
get what they wanted, they wen
content to take w hat w as obtainable
and in. ike the most of it, isking
forward hopefully to the improve
ment of their fortunes in the develop
ment of a new country.
There was no time lost, it will be
noted, iu providing for the political
necesNities of the case. The cluiuis
were no sooner staked out than local
governments were organized, and
steps taken to establish the rule of
law where twenty-four hours U'fore
there had teen onlv a solitude of
primeval prairie. Within a few
weeks the whole machinery of soci
ety will be in practical operation, the
same as it Is In the states from
whence the settlers came. American
citizen carry with them wherever
they go the intelligence and experi
ence that make self-government suc
cessful. They are all more or less
quulilled for imlitical service, anil (he
building of a commonwealth is a
task at which they never fail. This
genius for establishing republican in
stitutions came in with the first pio
neers of New England and has Is-on
handed down through succeeding
generations. Tills is the great secret
of our expansion and progress. The
inherited regard for law as the source
of safety 'and prosperity is the pre
dominant trait of the national char
acter. It has Iss'n found adequate in
every emergency and under all con
ditions, Corelgu students of our
history dwell upon it as the fact of
supreme interest ami potency. It
bcnrtlcciit influence call Is tracts!
throughout the whole wonderful
story of the settlement of the conti
nent, step by step and state after stale.
This latest illustration is only a repi
titiou of many other, all teaching
the same lesson of superior capacity
for the highest work of civilization;
and therein lies the be-t assurance of
the perpetuity of the government
and the increasing welfare and hap
piness of the n"ople.-( ! lobe-Democrat.
Hard things are often said about
rejiorler. The competition between
newspapers is so great that the re
Mrter who seeks promotion must
employ every expedient in his
power to get news, and sometimes he
seems impertinent. A prominent
businessman was disturliecl late at
night recently by a young man who
wanted more accurate information
than he had been able to get about an
important religious meeting. The
gentleman courteously granted the
interview, and next day, noticing
that the meeting was reported un
usually well, wrote a brief note of
appreciation to the editor. Soon
after the reporter met him in the
presence of several others and, with
deep feeling, said the editor had
given him the note and that he
prized it among his most precious
treasures. Seizing the oportunity
our friend asked the young man,
"Are you a christian?" After u
moment's hesitation the young man
frankly replied that ho was, nnd
three other reporters; present ans
wered the same question in the
affirmative, "(live me your hand
for Jesus Christ," said our friend,
and with a hearty clasp from each
one and word of cordial sympathy
they parted. At least one busy man
is glad that he allowed himself to
le called out iu the night on what
seemed an unwarranted summons,
and he thinks that if christian work
ers would uniformly show kindness
to rcorters the tone of the sirulur
press, ess-ciully in its reports of re
ligious Hus tings, might lie more iu
sympathy w ith the christian religion.
DusinciNS is dull this autumn, but
talk is lively. We hardly rememls r
a season when it was so abundant. It
is not surprising that much ol it is
the rcult of fevered working within
and unusual public excitement. The
senate sets a humilating example ol
darkening counsel by words w ithout
knowledge. When the chief legisla
tive Issly in the land sets itself
before the public avowedly to talk
for weeks against time it is to Ik
exected that other IkkIics, Isith
tsilitii'al and religious, should !e In
ftsHed with the fonli-hness. The
irritating s-rsonaIities and feeble
nonsense which senators, supposed
by their constituents to have dignity
mill MISUINII, IliHC I" II llnillllK ifuv.
I ...1...I I. ...... I.iu... l.l.llW. ..Ill
without limit at the national capital
ought to ls a warning to those who
are going Into religious gatherings
hot with Indignation. It would lie
well for thrm to slop and think how
what they wish to say will look in
cold type la-fore the eyes of those
w ho are only sst'tators of the con
flict. This is a good time to oliserve
" ' I
llll- nillllS."! Ill 111,7 vPl,T W "III ' , .
i ..r ,i...
Aitle James: I
"Id every man las swift to hear, !
slow to sjsiik, slow to wrath." "If '
any man thin'keth himself to Is- re-'
liiriou while he brideleth not Id
tongue but dcts ivcth his heart, this
man's religion Is vain." Congre-gntionnllst.
MlllUS (OlVU.t. I'UOl'OMTION
After reciting the proviiioiis of the
Squire amendment to the repeal bill,
the St. I.oui i.obe-Democrat re
"It will be noticed that this scheme
contain fewer objectionable features
than are found iu any other
compromise yd brought before eon
gres. The ow ner of the bullion re
ceives only the market price for it,
as be did under the liland-Allison
law, the difference Is'twecn the mar
ket price and the coinage value going
to the government a a sort of profit
in the transaction, but the coinage
would not U as great as it was under
that act, for the monthly minimum
coinage unihT the lilund-Allison law
wit loiio,ooii worth of bullion,
which would yield coins, at the pres
ent price of bullion, to the face value
of more than :t,nni),otHi, while only
100,001 1 is provided for by the
Squire proposition. Then, too, the
latter contemplates a cessation of
coinage after a little over four years
have pushed, or w hen 1UU,(NNI,(HI0 of
the coins have been issued. Of
course, this stipulation would amount
to but iitlli', for the extremists would
begin clamoring for Ins: coinage I h1
fore the ink would be dry on the
president's signature if this prool
tion should pass congress and secure
The chief objection w hich sound
money men will offer to the
Sjuire proposition is that this and all
other s'heines for ctustruitive legis
lation should Is a iudeMndeut meas
ures, and s'tould receive more dis
cussions ami deliberations than can
be iill'orded them in the present exi
gency. They should not be tacked
on to the rccal bill ami made to
influence the action of congress on
measure, llcpcul, absolute, uncondi
tional and immediate, is what the
country demands iu the present
crisis, and then uflcr the ground is
cleared we can procis-d with the task
of constructive legislation, if such be
demanded at the bands of the pres
ent congress, dclilsTutely and in
telligently. We must get the Slier
mull law out of the road first, and
then we w ill be in a position to take
a calm and careful survey of th"
field and si.' what sort of legislation
is demanded by the conditions which
then prevail. The Squire proposi
tion will "keep." The senate has
not the time at its di-qxisat now to
give it the attention w hich It may
deserve. Itepcal and adjournment
are what are desired from congress
now. In the regular session nect
winter or spring congress will have
more leisure to devote to the con
sideration of the finance question iu
its broad phases than it has at this
I pliill Work fur hole.
Governor Hoics is greatly discour
aged over the nine weeks' extra
session of congress having failed to
aivomplish anything for tin; "reform"
or "relief" of the prevailing demo
cratic panic and hard times and the
ct rtninty of the defeat of his parly
iu Iowa. He dure not discus na
tional issues, although hit is a candi
date for United State Senator. His
Waukon ap'al to the "reports of
the great commercial agencies" was
tlisastrous in the extreme, and he is
daily liarrassi by the fact that the
Democratic State Central Committee
is doing nothing in the campaign
except to aid the "Citizen's Prohibi
tion State Committee" und Bennett
Mitchcl's candidacy. His sjkssIi
at Muscatine last Friday night was a
failure. It was confined to statis
tics pertaining to the state institu
tions, on w hich there Is no difference
of opinion between the parties. He
was suffering from cold, but the
principals of bis nervous prostration
resulted from the knowledge of the
fact that the "reports of the great
agencies" were being made out for
the pa-t week, w hile he was attempt
ing to make his Muscat ime speech.
The poor old man I to lie pitied.
Kvery issue, fact and argument of
the campaign is against him, and he
knows it. Iowa Slate licgistcr.
Indian at a riioiiogrHph.
Wind-in-the-Face, chief of a band
of Flathead Indians, rumis-d near
Missoula, wandered into a store re
cently and in his inspections of the
stisk came across a phonograph,
w hich stands in one corner of the
room. He examined the machine
very curiously and by signs nnd
erunts inuuircd it use. After con-
siderable persuasion he was induced
to sing into the receiver
chant of hi tri! He Is-gan with a
low, monotonous "Hi-ya-hr-ya, ho"
biitwariin-d told work as he pro-
ceeiliil, and got In some fancy move-
ment a be reached the end w hich 1
threatened to dislocate the machine. '
After be bad concluded the attach-1
. intuit., ui.rri c!i:in-'sl hihI connection
. . .
incuts were cliangisi ami connections
were made so that ind-iu-the-r ace
" ' - .1
and his attendant braves couni near
the production of the song, (iravely j
and somew hat suspiciously they in-
scrttsl the tulss iu their ears and
waittsl the result. As the sounds of ,
th chant that for ages had incit) and t-nfont) to stop the evil. - Stali--their
forefathers to battle reach) ; man.
their ear they were at llrt thor
oughly alaniieil and muttered wuue
thingalsiut " bad medicine " but as
the emphatic tones of their chief com
ing from the little wax cylinder rang
out the tis-sin, they Ui nine enthuse,!
and kept time to the allegisl music
with fis't and IssHis. until it sis-med
as if a w ar dance was to lie executed
then and there. Put they didn't
leave the machine until the chant
was ended, and then they almost
hugged each other in their delight
and even attempted to embrace Mr.
Hartlev to Ids terror. Tiny wanted
more, and a cylinder was inserted
that gave them "Drill, Ye Terriers."
This pleased them Immensely, ami
they laughiHl us heartily as an Indian
ever laughs, though they probably
lid not understand a word of the
song. 1 hey now regit it I .nr. I lean-
ley as a great medicine man, and
want to adopt him into their tribe.
The Art of Doing Without.
It is not easy to say, fill one ha:
t tidied the matter in the school ol
absolute experience, how few things
there are in life that can Is' classified
as the must be, the essential.
hen the horses feet are gone,
one's own are left. lien the cook
refuses reduction of wages, there Is
the cook book and brain, nnd hands
to use it. Mut the parlor ls n-
aM'ntl? Hut why? Must the boy
have Ids tluws for his secret sts'iety?
I't him earn them, as his father did
before him. "I lived all summer at
Cottage City," said the mistress ol
one of tair most complex Host on
mansions, "with only one maid and
onlv four dishes to cook w ith."
.Some of us can rememls-r how the
suioof hly-sliding scale of cxiH'tidi-
ture mounted years ago -w lieu two
pairs of kid gloves a year would tin,
where two dozen art: needed now;
when cream was not a necessity to
coffee; when one was exptftetl to lie
quite ill before a fire was lighted in
one s lied room in January. a
life, after all, so much harder then'.'
I it so much easier now? In fine,
bow serious is the alllictiou of plain
living and high thinking'.' It Is not
hazarding much to say that it is flit
lightest to which fate litis seen lit to
expose our tossisl and tested lives.
That was a wise philanthropist
who tlartsl to say: "cold and hunger
are not the worst things in the
world." Mrs. Ward,
A novel boycott Is that proposisl
in Tacomit and said to have Isen
inaugurated by one of the breweries
there. Puyallup was htillciitincd
all over the country about thrts
weeks ago as without u saloon, and
now the brewers suggest (hut there
would Is- want of propriety in
Puyallup hops lcing bought to make
b.s rof if Puyallup isn't willing to
consume the product. A load of nitt
hops was about sold to :t Tacoma
brewer Thursday, when he Inquired :
"Where are you from?" "Puyallup"
was the reply. "Where were your
hois raised?" "In the Puyallup
valley," answered the fanner." "We
don't want thefil then," remarked
the brewer. "We buy hop to make
Imst, and if Puyallup proposes to
shut beer out of her tow n, w hy nhe
can sell her hops to eople w ho want
them for some other purMc."
A Shaksppftrrftri I'olnt.
"Now I am going to 1 insular,"
said Mrs. I-auru O. Chant. "You
Americans do not understand how to
play. You g to c m erts nnd have
your clulis and you play lutseitail
splendidly. I tut you only take your
amusement to kill leisure time. We
need play more as we grow older.
Americans are too busy u tropic.
This I dangerous. Play Is a duty.
If we allow care to dwell too long
with us we lose the power to throw
In speaking of her experienie ns
an advocate of the suffrage for wom
en Mr. Chant told of how a meeting
she wa addriting in Yorkshire was
interrupted by a man, w ho said :
"The sS'aker says women are the
intelht'tuul equals of man. If that's
so, I want her to answer one ques
tion: 'Why have they never pro
duttsl a Shaksis'itre'." "
I Irr answer was: "Haven't they?
Then who did?" H. F. Chronicle.
Messenger boys, in Denver at least,
are not slow. Four of them are
under arnt for highway robin ry.
S. F. Kxauiiner. It is no wonder.
j The messenger Imys of I'ortland are
well represent! in Oregon' state
K'iial institutions very well reprt
senUsl. On account of thrir nssoria-
(ions this is
at. They art
not to l inarvrlisl
railed to the lowisd
Kml vih-t plan iu the city. In fact
their most numerous call are from
such plait's. It siems n great wrong I
. .. ,
lo allow young noys io irequeni sucn
place although wearing the livery
or messenger ioy. ine wriier tKa-t,
not know, but he wonld not lie sur- i
prists) to lintr that this evil exist
even right here nt home In Sabin.
There should Is' fl state law made
OVEK THE STATIC.
' ' The boating season on the upper
Will'imettts? has oientsJ.
Dallas, Polk county, has Ihvii pay
ing a city tax of 8 mill. Its tin
aniss are in a hud shape.
The river bout, Toledo, has com
mcnct. making regular trips U'tween
Portland and M'Minnville.
Dr. J. I. Mckliu died at Condon
recently. He was an old Orcgnniun
and well known throughout the
A young w hirl w Ind visit. si Mon
mouth on the loth. The damage
was unriMifcd houses and wns'kcd
A meeting of w oolgrowcrs is called
to iius't In Pendleton on Saturday
next, and all sheep men are requtsded
to Ik present.
Warm Springs Indians have
brought large quantities of black
buckle lierries into a Clackamas
county tow n for barter.
J. J. Tinker, of l- t Portland, lost
his pocket Issik containing :!,o)0.
The treasure was picked up by J. N.
Davis, who returned it.
The Lincoln romty court has
ordered a levy of in mills for county,
and live mills lor school purMses.
The htate levy will increase It to
nearly n mills.
A passenger Isiat has Ns'n put on
the route Is'twts'ii Portland and Sa
lem. The fare Is J2.ou round trip or
l.2" one way. Way freight will
not Is' handled.
The Willamette river was higher
last week than It has been at this
season since ls.'d. At Indeiiendenee,
Polk county, it was fifteen feet aliove
hinh water mark.
tienrge Smith, a well known farm
er of Oswego, was, wime months ago,
drugged nnd spirited away to Cali
fornia. He was found In the insane
asylum of that stale.
The Oregon City woolen mills,
that have been closed for some lime,
started on Monday last on orders
that will keep them busy for a
Toozo, of Clackamas county, has
old his farm for 17,000. Now ho
wants to go to town to be a curbstone,
broker. If he looses his money some
people will say, "served him right."
A L'-year-old child of Godfrey
Shemer, in Clackamas county, was
badly scalded last week. The han
dle of the coffee pot mine off anil the
twilling coins was spilled on tho
The Salem Iudccndcnt Is again
after (ieorge. H. Downing, superin
tendent of the in'tdtentiary. Down
ing will stand much criticism if hu
passe in silence the charges of tho
The Salem clergymen are much
concerned touching tho want of
regular provisions for religious ser
vices in the slate institutions nt Sa
lem. They are urging the npKint
uicuf of chaplains for each asylum at
the capital. It is rcmcmlicrcd that
this wime cloth struck for higher
wages last year. Now whut Is tho
main spring, men's souls or shekels.
(Jeorge H. I ow nl ng, HuM-rintendent
of the state cnitcnllary, charged II.
Simon with an attempt to bribo
him, Downing a state official with
gold. He claims Simon, who is a
tobnivonlst offered to "tllvy" if the
iiH'riutcudciit would givo him tho
monopoly of the trade at the anlten-
tiary. I he Jury, Is-foro which tho
evidence was pnsluetsl, say Simon
did not attempt to bribe Iiowning.
So there you are.
There is a cabbage field oil the
bank of the river a little above Sa
lem, according to the Indcrndcnt,
which the present high water has
overflowed, leaving tho tops of
the plants a little alsive the sur
face. The owner nays that an Im
mense school of carp have taken ad
vantage of the opportunity to fatten
off his cablnige, and that his garden
i fairly alive with them. Standing
where be can s-e w hat Is going on,
the plants almost look as though
they were alive, the nipping of tho
fish causing them to ls In a constant
Yesterday afternoon Mr. J. V.
Will ami Mr. Melissa K. Dixon
appeared at the county clerk's ofllco
and b plied fur a license to wed.
Honorable S. T. Jeffreys attendtsl
them In the capacity of witness.
When ken this morning if tho
thing had-happened Mr. Will replied
that it bad not, nnd furthermore
on accout of the disMition of some
people to sike their no-K-s into other
issiple's business the wedding was
dis larcd off altogether. I was
guided in the matter simply by a
desire to keep my young children
together," said Mr. Will, "hut I
-,.-,.. !!. At... . I fc
can i smmi tn- mm iimi nun oeen
crenKsi, so 1 snail not marry." .Mr.
w in is uu reiore i.n wun a innrriago
liis nse on his hands, fur which he
has no use. Mrs. Dixon hails from
Dilly, Washington county, and has
issn .Mr. wins noijs.'-Keei.s'r since
the d.nili of his wife, five months
ago. Cor vail iit Times.