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Vm tend if la or Publication.
HILLSBORO. WASHINGTON COUNTV, OREGON. FRIDAY, PKCKMRKR 1, 1S93.
f i k.n Kit a L Di keot U Y.
H I' A I E OKrTCKRM.
U;Tcrnor ... ... Hvlveeter I'ennoyer
hecretary of Htate . . lieu. W. Mo Bride
Irenanrer fhlllip Metaoneo
Kupt. Kubho InitruotiuD K. H. MoLlroy
Htate I'riDlef . ....Frank C. Raker
R. B. bean
Jtid,re Fifth District ...,T. A. MoBride
Attorney riflti Dietrlct . . . W. N. tiarretl
COIN IV OFFICER!.
...... h. Crandal
I). V. Raner
.... TO. I.xld
It B Ooodm
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H.mrJ of I'matece ... . .
4. V. Uart
. . N. A. liarratl
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J. 1. kuilt
Marshal . . ,
Justirea (if I'eane
I'OST Or-rTCti 1NFORMUTON.
Tim iimila uloee ni Ilia lllllsls.ro I'oal
OluiioiiH, Went t'nion, Retbanv and Cadnr
Mill, nt 11-1) a. iu.
Ooum Ko.itli. n-.M a m.
Uoiiik to 1'ortl.tud and way-oflloa,.6:W a
in. and 4 i. m.
t-ir KuriiiiiitfUm and Lanrel.JWedneedaye
and nattirdaye at iu:.w a. in.
OIlr.GO.N CITY LAND OFFICE.
Robert A. Miller
1'etur l'aiUot ... .
Clil RCH ASl) rtOCILTY NOT1CE8.
A. F. aud A. M.
ltJALlTY LDUOK NO. , A. T. i. A. M
nii-eia every Halnrd.ijr ulKbl on or a(ti
lull iuii in nl aaoli lULiutu.
Ja i. Iitaria, Maatar,
It. ('RtMIIALL., tira'y.
k. or r.
MlliES'lX I.OlXiK. NO. .34. K. OF P.
I iiiu. ih iii Odd FalluwV Hall on Mondat
cvuninii of enoll wauk. Hijournlii UrotUren
wvlooiui'd to lodxa nitwtiiiua.
N. A. IUbiitt, 0.0.
. 1Ikumh HciiULMiaica, K. of 11. AH.
I. O. O. f.
I ON I KZIIM A LOIX1K. NO. 50. mmU
Wiuliiradar vvmniiiraal H o'clock. in l.O.
O. r'. liall. t lailora lunda wloiiiiia.
JOS KLI.Nk.MAN. N. O.
K. II OOObl.N, Mao.
1). M. C. OtULT, I'ar. Hva.
)nuf lil-r of lUhrknh.
Hll.l.SHOUO UKHtKH IOIK1K NO
M. 1. O. O. F.. umxta in Odd Folluwa
Hall awry lat and Hrd ri.itiirilay ayvniiiK ot
vai li luuntli. Ma, r. M. JJaafcta, H. O.
Mua. W. II. Wauuuao, tn.o'y.
a. . r.
NO. 7i74. A. O F
niHala avarv Tuaaday avauiuu in
lininti Hull at 8 o olook.
L. A. WaiTOOMa, 0 It.
W. W. McKiNNkf. F. H.
A. O. I . W.
I I II.I.KHOUO LODQK NO. 61.A.O. U
I 1 W , maata arery aeonnd and fourtb
T uendiijf cTriiiuu iu tha month.
11. 11. I nto. M. W.
W. K. llam a, Haoordar.
1 r A S I V I i 't N ENCAM FMKNT No. H
l.O. U. F.. uimta on arooud and
omth Friday! of aaob uiontb.
H. It. llUMFaiiii, 0. I'
1'. II. Iliinubinnii, Horiba.
r. or ii.
I ll.l.SHOIK) (tit AN (IK, NO. 7:1, maota
1 I .'nd and tin nntuiduyanf eanb uiontb
Bbnj. rrH rirtu, Mauler,
ANNia lxn.il a, tvtn.
. H K. t . ..
MKK.TS T rhntidATyititiigl 7 o'clock
in tha ( hrlatian rliurcli. Yon are
oortilnlly iiiviIihI to annul it iuetitini.
IUkton ItowMta, t'rea't.
ASlMNMI'uN COOTY HOI) AND
(inn Club nieete in Mortfan Hlock
erry aivind lliartuay of eaeli month, at r
r. m. J. t. LO.Xi,
J. A. II. ItOl'NDRY, Heo. I'm.
1 I I IH T ClICIU'll HamUv Hcb.ail at
it in a
, in; trayr inreliiiK I huraday ereu-
ml at 7..m.
(1 MlKKtlA I I i u t ill Itt'lt, ourner
; Mum and Iiltli etrevie. 1'reaoluuu
avcry Stlilnttli, luornin
orninii and -Tnin.
Ii itn ih'Ii.hiI at ID o clock
i. in. 1'rater
Y. I. H. C. K.
tiirwtiiiai Ihuraday evruuiK.
handav nt li:.KJ i. m.
'utit;an('limch. Harry Watkina,
l.ixt ir. KaM'liiie and Fifib. 1'rvaolnnn
hHM'oiui and Fourth Hotidnya at II a. ni. ana
7.1) p iu. Muiiday S0I10..I. 10 a. in. I'ray
r iurntiii4, Ihuraday, W p. in. Y. I'. H
' r... Miiud ty, 7t)J p. ia.
M. K. ('HI UCII. It. li. Klwortby. paator.
I'rttitoliinit every Habliatb morning and
r. .,ui. Siillatb acho.il arrry hatibatb at
lot m. Iivuku niaetinn every Munday at
4 p. iu. General prayer niretinu every
I bura lay evciiiuu. Leadera' and Hteward'a
iii-i-iin i the around Tueaday avenliiKof each
IVANtiKLICAli CHlltCH. Heryioea
I j li-t and :t.i hnnd-iy eveninwa In aacb
uiontb nt 7. .HI o'clock p. ., Key. 11. L
I'ratt. pimnr. Muiiday Kohool at 1M r. u.
I'mvi-r niraiiiiK on Weduea lay eyan.ntf ot
1 1 II.OMOUO
HKADINO KOOM, Nee-
1 I oud atreet, in old Maaonio hall, ia
lwoi d illy from a.
to If p. m. Sunday.
from I iu. lo 6 p,
EAGLE MARBLE WORKS!
t. a-. pivxiKiiiisrs,
ui nrrraaa of
and all kinds of Marble Work In
ITALIAN AND AMERICAN MARBLE.
Importer and dealer In
Ameicaa and Scotch Gnilti Mciunints.
Salmea KtM PORTLAND, OK.
W. n. iTT, t. U. ADkUB
1T ) It X K Y S- A T- L A V,
Crrict: Central Block, Rooroi 6 and 7.
J. II. Ill STOX,
v AND NOTAHY I'VBLIC.
Orrici : Room No H, Cnion Hlock.
TIIOM AH II TOM.l V,
Orrn a; Morinu Hlock.
II K1H IIKOS.
A IWTUAtToltS AND
Aarnla for liar Lock Tvne Writer.
doora north of I'oHtotllce.
T. K. KIMIT,
TT( ) It X KY-AT-LA V,
rOKTLAM), OKI'O'.N. '
Room ! No. 8, 1'ortland Havlnira Rank
Ituildiuu, Hrooud and Waabihijton rtrneta
J. V. ME It It ILL,
TTOKX KY-AT-LA W,
Orrrna; oyer Oreer'a Grocery rHore, on
HI OH. 1). lUMI'IIKhYS.
A 1ISTH At.TI N(l Ol'" TITLI1S.
Leaal papera drawn and I.onin on Real
'atate neuotiated. Hnaiiii-aa alli-ndwl to
ltb prniuptueaa and dipni b.
Orrina: Main Street, oppos'tn the Cmrt
FOREST OROVE, ORLOON.
Ia now niakinv teeth for f 5.(X) aud 7.!i'
iier a. t ; lieat of material and kmaiialiip.
Will compare with aeie voaima f -. i'iu
extracted witbont pain. rilluiKa at tbe
weat prioea. All work wnrranU-d.
Orrn'ai three dara tortli of Hrick
tore. Ottioe boura from a a. tn. to 4 p. in.
A. L. STRODE,
JEPUTY COUNTY Hl'UVKYOIt
Orrtra: with J. C. Hull, Connty Snr-
veyor, al tbe Court Uocae.
All kindi of repairing on Hteain Englnea
and Ikiilera, Mill Work, ThreahinK Maclnnea
Mowera, Feed Cuttere, HewinK Macbluea,
Waahimr Macbinea, Wr itinera, Fnuiiie,
Soalea, Hoiawira Rronnd, Oun and Ixx-kii
iiiitliinu, Hawa ifroiiiu and Hied; an? bare
lama nuiulier of aecond baua enuinea anu
boileM for aide. All work warrnnted.
T. I.IXKI.ATEK, M. II. C. .M.
H YSICI AN A XD St'KU KOX,
HILLS HOIK), OREGON.
Orrtra: in IlilUlioro Pharmacy. Raat-
nanra: eat or r-oiirt iio"e. viitioo noum
from 1) a. m. to ti p. m. nt rharmacy. when
not vuitinn; bofore and after that time at
V. II. HOOD, M. D.,
XIYSICIAX AXD SUKi IKON,
Orrtra: In Chenette Row. Rarinrsca
corner First and Main at reel a.
J. 1'. TAMIEME, M. I.,
C 1'. It. It. SU1MIEOX,
Orrtea ai haanntm a : corner Third
and Main Htreeta (Hlice boon, auk) to li
., 1 to A and 7 to S p. in. t elephone to
reaidenoe from lirock A Mela lrai;tore at
all boars. All calls promptly attended
illbt or day.
a. am ai, m. r.
r. J. SULKY, I
DRH. r. A. A F. J. lltll.F.r.
IIYSICIAXS, SUUOKOXS AXD
()ri a: in I'liarmacy, I'nion Rlock. Calla
attended to, muhl or day. lteidelioe, 8. W,
Cor. Kaae Line and Second etreeta.
V. II. Rllkl lt,
EAL ESTATE AO EXT
AND MONEY U)AXEH
OFFERS TO THE I'l'ULtC, Landa ir
larm or email tract, and will erchanut
landa Iu tha country for town or city prop
erty; in fact. If yon have anything to ai
change, in any locality, me.
WAGON AND WHEELWRIGHT SHOP.
I harf npeneil a aliop for
the repair ol
CARRIAGES, BH.I.IFS AM) WA.0
and all kinla of wood work.
Shnp at Gardner' ol.l aland, half M.ak
south of tireer'a utore.
Kj. "W. IIOTJBII,
Mrs. Clunwy "Yin, Mr. Mng-
gim, lut mid Oi fmrt to mate no
more. Ol went to the hofpitul to az
after him. 'Ol wunt to roe Lai
bund,' saj-4 Ol; 'the wan that jrot
Llowcd up. "
"Yez oan't", ay th doothor,
"hw's under the iritiuenee of Ana LV
"Ol dun't know tlie Judy," y Ol,
mighty dlgnllled luike; but If me
lawful weddi-d husband kin act loJkt
that when he's at death's door, Ol'H
have a dlvonf from hlai, If It florcts
me to morie the goat."
Dr. Prlc' Cream Biking Powder
Most Perfect Md.
f roil Trees!
HARD TIMES PRICES.
Prune tree two veara old, IVOO per WO
Other fruit tree in proportion. . Cherry.
1'luiii, Ajiple, lVnr; other gentral atuck.
. Tao milca nnrtlieant of Foreat Grora.
The regular subscription
price of Tub
Independent is $1.50
And the regular subscription
price of the Weekly
Oregonian is $1.50.
Any one subscribing forTHB
and paying one year in
vance can get both The
Oregonian one year for 2.00
All old subscribers paying
their subscriptions for one
year in advance will be en
titled to the same offer.
HILLSBORO PUBLISHING COMPANY
It A I LW AY TIME TABLE.
EAST AND MOUTH . .
the shasta" route -
SOUTHERN IAC. CO.
Expua Tatias Latva I'oaTDtsn DilLi
:l.lr Lt 1'ortland Ar I S ?ri
loiiiwlAr San Francieeo l.y I 7i1
Above trains atop at alt etattone fM
Portland to Albany alao al Tanirnt.
Hhedda. IIilev, llarri'hnrg. Jnnetinn City,
Irviru Envene. and all atatiotil from Koae
bnra to. Aahland, Inclusive
ROSKRIRO MAIL DAlLTl
s ::5iTw TT.7 f'oTtfand" Arl 4 ,V Ti
KOrn Ar Roaehnrg L 70
D1MH CAHM WS HiDE5 ROUTE.
PULLMAN BUFFET SLEEPERS
Seeond-fluaa Meeplnff Cars
Attacbbd to Alw Tbiocos Tsanis.
Weat Side Diriiion.
BETWEEN TORTLAND k COATALLIB
Mail Train Daily (Eteept Bnnday).
7X0 a M l.y 1'ortland Ar I.UI
fMii Ly Hillahoro L t II
li lArw Ar Corvallia t 1
I-JTAt Albany and Corvallia eotinect with
trains of the Oregon Facias Railroad.
Express Train Daily, (Except Sunday .
I to r Lt Portland Ar ? a
s niipa Ly Hi'lahom Ly 711 4
7 :m A MrMinnville L M) 4
THROrOH TICKETS to all points lath
Eaaterm Stales, Canada and Enrope. can ha
I obtained al loweat rat from 1. 1. Morgan,
t. T. RO0f.RH.
R.X0EHLEB, Aaat, O.f.Ar. km'k
Manager, PorUaad sre4
IKua THE r.OKLD'S FAIK.
Iteturninjf to the other exhibits of
the Midway we may go across to the
Parisian Eiffel tower, w hich we find
U a mlaaturo model of the wlebrated
to war ot" the last exhibition In Paris
We find It can bo beautifully Ilium
Inatod, but that the chief attraction
U (; of dunces and that the
whole donetrn I more or let of
sell there being tut little If any
thing characteristically French about
It. Ia thU vicinity, however, we
find the celebrated Egyptian Village
and theaHttntctlve reproduction of a
street of Cairo which U well worth
seeing. On entering we a strwl
full of Auierlinn or European -opli
mlM up here ami there wilh iudi
viduala drears d In Orientnl garb ol
on kind and another, while here
and there are camels Htalking placid
ly among the crow d carrying enter
prinlnir pasnentrers on their elevated
backs. The Unit hi, of which then
are many, contain wares chiefly ol
Oriental character for xale, anil theii
buiinesi cigns Indicate that theii
owners are (to us) very foreign.
Here comes a crowd thronging up
thri narrow atreet. It Is a marriage
party, or rather the Imitation of one.
The attendants are numerous and
rather noiny in the way of iiiunIc
The camels are gorgeously arrayed,
and the ''bride" is seated In a sedan
chair looking conveyance but veiled,
so much so In fact that some people
say that a rather handsome Egyp
tian boy Is frequently palmed off an
a blushing bride. Presently the pro
ccNiIon halts and n couple of swords
men have duel in which, after a
while of fencing, they do a tremen
dous amount of clanging of steel tn a
most expert and rapid manner. We
need follow the procession no longer.
Here Is an Egyptian dance hall
where solitary performers are sup
posed to be keeping time to the mu
sic more by the movements of the
arms bands (which hold little bells)
and by the contraction and relaxa
tion of the muscles of the body than
by their feet. We are told that the
f irl w ho danced for the head of John
he liaptist performed In a similar
mann" ,l''fri Herod. WelL we
w(i W1- remarks on llefxra
taa jieillier a
Farther alonjr Is a very Interest injs
and instructive model of the fumoub
temple of Luxor In which we find
fuc-si milieu of the munnnittl bodice
of the Pharochs no like that wo can
almost believe the mummies of the
old tyrants are before us. Some re.
Ilglous singing and dancing are here
too one dance being that performed
at the rising of the sun and Is very
lmpresrlve. A couple or more for
tune tellers liave their oftlces near
the temple ami seem to be retailing
the mysteries of the future or olnerv-
lng the palms of the dupes who pay
the ncceary fee for their curiosity.
The weather the day we are there Is
very cold and it is almost pitiful to
see the bookkeepers almost freezing
ovr-r tlieir wares.
Outside, we find ourselves passing
the gigantic Ferris w heel, so stately
in Its revolutions, and entering the
village of tho American Indians
where characteristic dances are going
on. One fine looking young chief Is
really a most attractive fellow. On
conversing witn him after the per
formance we learn that he Is the
head of the Tottawatomle people,
lie is gorgeously painted and feath
ered, but is a very intelligent and
jolly young fellow. lie sayi that
two nights ago he put on lots of
style oh his attending the dance of
nations at which every onlooker had
to pay M.
Next on the same side of the Mid
way ia the Chines theater, where
they are making a most discordant
noise. We enter and find things In
tensely Chinese the dresses of the
performers being very flashy and re
minding us very much of colored
pictures of these eople. Slelght-of-hand
performing is a prominent part
of the entertainment. See ' that
young Juggler making signs that he
will make a glass of colored liquid
pans from under one hat to another.
Twice he fails. He replaces the hat
and goes down on his knees and
imitates praying. Now he Jumps up
and lifts the hats ami lo! the glass I
found under the desired hat. Near
the theater Is a Chinese temple w here
you see Joss and a lot of flue wax
figures appropriately attired. We
get In the restaurent a cup of very
excellent tea infuaed In tbe cups
from which we drink It.
Next Is an ostrich farm which you
can enter If you Uke. This and
an exhibit of real St. Bernard dogs is
Beyond is the veritable hut of that
famous Sioux Indian Sitting Bull.
We enter and find it full of Indian
relics and Inhabited by two cowboy
looking whites and two dignified
looking Indians. The latter are
Black Dog and Raln-ln-the-Face who
n starred General (ister. One of
the whltea explains all about the
killing of Sitting Bull and his boy
Crowfoot, showing us the spot of the
latter'a death; and then gives the
of the two Indiana prant, v-
clal!y that of Italn-ln-the-Face,
who sits as If he was totally Indiller
ent to everything that was being
iild about him. He has plaited
some sweet gnus and we buy It from
him as a relic, also we purcha.! a
photo of him and get him to w rite
his name ncroi the back of it w hich
he does in a e hool-boy hand rather
slowly and with evidently more ef
fort than he would scalp an enemy.
Nearly opposite Is the Duhorueyan
Village w hich we enter and see the
habits of Its .eople. They are just
niggers, but mure degraded than any
we have evor seen. One fellow-
struts about clad In a very short
straw petticoat, some course kind of
a shirt and a hat made of bark orna-
meuted with shells. He is evidently
a dude by his actions. On walking
along tho huts we see the cooking,
crunching of corn between stones,
etc all very urimltive. Here. too.
we And some of the men engaged in
smith work, etc. The young fellow
as he replaces his Iron In the fire
amuses tliu onlixikciis by saying:
"Chicago inati lieer," ami with a
sweep 01 his left hand he indicates
how rorpurent the stomach of the
Chicago man is. This he frequently
rejieats as It evidently pleaxes him to
see the people enjoy his Joke. We
are not very much charmed with the
dancing which Is very monotonous
when It Is not wild characteristic
enough of the people we suppose,
Altogether on. leaving this village
we are grateful that our lines have
fallen in more pleasant places than
theirs and It might have been (lif
Next to these Is the Lapland Vil
lage consisting of a man and two
women and some three reindeer
nnow snoeM, sieigning, etc., are
shown. Nearer the Cottage Orove
gate is the Bedouin encampment.
Here are Arab horsemen on beauti
ful steeds which they know well how-
handle. The throwing of peles
from one to another as they dart past
is a favorite item in their program.
pear throwing, and sham flghiiiig,
too, aro cleverly exhibit !.
Retracing our steps toward the fiir
proper we come to the Esquimaux
village, which is a really very good
exhibit Indi.vd, as it show the huts
ana their heulnKln ciud iirlialntunts
domestically engaged. On a lagoon
some of the male population are out
boating where but one double-bladed
paddle Is us-d alternately from one
sido of the canoe to the o.'her. A
young prince is driving about In
great style with a pair of reindeer
harnessed to a light cart in w hich he
sits like n young lord,- There are
four Esquimaux men using whips at
some object In the ground. We edge
ourselves among tho crowd and get
near enough In time to see one of
them go ami lift a small coin which
his w hip cord had released from the
ground. Again a coin Is thrown to
them and we see one of them set it
on edge in the soft earth and 'stump
upon it w ith his heel until It is out
of sight. They now resume whip
ping one after another. The spot Is
dug out at stroke after stroke of their
long lashed whips. There, now,
you see the little coin, and presto!
One of them has got It. We throw
a nickel five-cent piece, and it soon Is
also buried and dug up by the curl
ing points of the dexterously applied
We are now at the state buildings,
and the first one we come to is that
of California. But we shall stop, at
least for the present.
S. T. LlXKLATKR.
WORLD'S FAIR JCBT.
Grants Highest Award ts Dr. Price's
Cream Baking Pewder.
Chicago, Nov. 30. On the analy
sis and recommend of Dr. Wiley,
chief United States government
chemist at Washington, the greatest
living authority on food products,
the world's fair Jury today
gave the highest award to Dr.
Price's Cream Baking Powder for
strength, purity and excellence.
This conclusively settles the question
of superiority. Dr. Wiley rejected
the alum powder, stating to the
world's fair Jury that he considered
Hold on to virtue it Is above all
price to you, in all times ami places.
Hold on to your good character,
for It is and ever will be your best
Hold on to your hand when you
are about to strike, steal or do an Im
Hold on to the truth, for it will
serve well, and do you good through
Hold on to your tongue when you
are res.dy to swear, li, or sp-ak
harshly, or use an improper word.
Hold on to your temper when you
are angry, excited or Imposed upon,
or others angry about you.
Hold on to your heart when evil
persons seek your company, Invite
you to Join their games, mirth and
Hold on to your good name at all
times, for It is much more valuable
to you than gold, high place or fash-j
NORTH IRX ALtSk'i KLl.MltF.lt
To Mr. M. W. Bruce, wilh tin
help h Horded by our government,
belongs the distinction of starting
the first, rcindtn. station of Arctic
Alaska a lit tin over a year ago. A
few years previous to thU Dr. Jack
son aud N. W. Anthony demonstrat
ed the fact that reindeer cc'tM l"
doniestieatLsJ in uortheru Ala-ku
Thcset wo gentlemen whobrought six
teen of these animals over from Si
beria, having proved their theory cor
rect, with the help of others Impor
tuned congress for an appropriation to
carry on this giod work. Under the
direction of Mr. Bruc.t ftJ.i'O) were
expendisl in purcliitsitig a herd of
reindeer iu Sils-ria and traniortlng
them to Alaska. Hen they thrived
well on the native nuxvt and In
msed about fifty er cent.
But a herd of a few hundred Is in
mi (tic lent to meet the wants of the
fifteen or twenty thousand people
that must depend aliuont entirely on
this' useful Mulmul for clothes and
food; and further generosity 011 the
part of our government should pro
vide the means for the. transportation
ami purchase of nioro reindeer.
These people of the Arctic regions do
not want blankets, clothing pans and
kettles of us. Oive them plenty of
reindeer that they may have the
meat for food and the skins to keep
them warm. This, only, Is their
mnte appeal to us.
Men tn the pursuit of wealth have
robbed these people of their natural
means of sulwlstence. The whale
has been driven still further back by
whaling vessels, and the Esquimaux
must go five or six hundred miles for
a mere chance to obtain whale meat.
The walrus, too, has been either
niarly exterminaled or driven away.
This animal is of little commercial
value to whalers, but Is ot great use
to the oor Esquimaux. The ivory
obtained from the ttisks forms their
implements, provides their only
method of H'tcariiig game in fact,
constitutes tlieir all. This ivorv is
not only valuable to them, but the
skin of the walrus and even the in
testines aie deftly utilized.
These people have not been pro-
bvted as' they i hIiouU' rtgninet tlit.
ravages of human sharks. Our gov
ernment cannot let these people suf
fer the pang-'of hunger. It has
come to their rescue in the past In a
limited way, and we hoe it will now
bountifully bestow a legacy upon
At tho first entrance of the revenue
cutter, the Bear, Into these Arctic
waters the Esquimaux wi re found In
famishing condition and were sub
sisting entirely on their dumb
menus, me iogs. mo licar gave
them hard tack and flour bought by
private collection among the offi
cers. 1 inly one wtiale was cauelit
last year on that coast. In former
years whalebone was tho principal
commodity. On an average a whale
contains from 1200 to 2000 pounds of
bone, selling for about six dollars per
pound. The w hales wero formerly a
source of considerable wealth but are
now of the past.
Last winter for five months or
more these EVquimaux lived solely
on fish only five or six inches long.
These were their only means of sub
sistence except their dogs. To ob
tain the fish a hole was drilled or!
punched, by means of tho ivory wal
rus tusk fastened to a stick, through
ice from four to five feet in thickness.
Then tho wholo family, Including
the tiny toddlers, laid Hat on the ice
around this hole and apeiired the
tiny fish. It required the united
effort of all to gain one meagre meal
a day. And at that time, Mr. Bruce
says, the newly-purchased reindeer
"were grazing, fat and sleek, around
them," yet none of these was mo
lested, "nor was even a cracker tak
en trom tno commissary Mores or
the government officials. This cer
tainly Is sufficient proof of native
honesty. A bli.zard Mged Inces
santly all last February, but tho fish
ing was continued the same.
The Esquimaux, esecially tlns-e
Yakilats, are wiity, kind, alfi-tinnate
and industrious. They ar. far supe
rior to our Iml ans in lu'e liouis-.
They are rea'ly prepo so-ing in ap
pearance and capable o.' civilization
If t the churches turn their attest on
northward, ami tran-fer tic ir mission
funds to establishing schools 011 a
good solid basis In Artie Alaska.
Mr. Bruce and his a'sistnnt re-idi-d
alone among these Yakilats for more
than a year and in perfect safety.
There Is no menace to life among
these bn'thren of ours, as they are re
The lalairs of
Dr. Jackaon, Mr. Anthony and others
are retarded for w-aut of funds.
We sincerely hope, even though
times are hard, that congress will see
fit to appropriate at the next ae.jon a
goodly sum for the purchase of many
more reindeer for these worthy pen-
j pie of Artie Alaka. It Is Jtif, It is
.humane, It Is christian charity, that
we aid one family of children of our
great republic as well as another. .
Belle Cauthorn, In Kate Field'
I Wash In gin.
Tho magultlclent canvass made by
Uovernor McKiuley, w Ith the grand
results of 82 years of protection on
the one side and the gloomy ttf.cts
of H months of threatened free trade
0!i the other, l.at ended In a victory
for American Industry, Amtrican
labor and tho American home. How
could It be otherwise? Never In the
ii'oni,iuic history of our nation have
the wisdom of j rotcUlon and tl
folly of free tmdo Un so clearly
brought bfon the people. Never
has the change from Industrial pros
perity ami contentment to Industrial
ruin and discontent followed so im
nrcdlately upon n change of govern
luent and pn-sumpti ve change in tin
tisn policy of the nation. With
such 11 treinendi .us object lesnott ll
favor of protis'liou to homo Indu
tries, it is hardly a mutter of iurpriM
that tlm p-pillar S'tiduluin ha
swung and the author of the greatest
and w isest protective measure of the
century should lie returned by the
largest plurality ever given a gov
ernor In Olilo sitae the day if tht
war. New York Prists.
Does not every dollar's worth ol
im-Hirts. kept out by a protective
policy, kis-p in a dollar's worth ol
import grain that would otlicrwU
leap to go out?
This Is one of those profound con
undrums that the secretary of agri
culture tried lo solve at the congresf
of agriculture recently held In Chi
cago. We do not Ivelteve that any
schoolboy would ask such a question.
Tire protective tariff has nothing
whatever to do with the exports ol
the country. The quantity of grain
that w ill "leap to go out" de-iends
entirely upon the crops in other
countries as well as our own In fact
upon the question of supply and con
sequent demand. The pro'ectlve
tariff, Mr. Morton, is to keep out
from this couutry things that arc-
grown or manufactured in other
countries, and which we, otir-clves.
are ahle to crow or manufacture.
We presume that Mr. Morton Is no
awaro that during tho period o:
greatest protection this country ha
ever had, our exports of wheat wen
larger thau ever kr.own in the bin-!
rt,tj n,c N,u'jtr the nu!t behiy.
that di" imports were phenomenally .1
smaller than our exports, hence oui
exceeding prosperity under protec
tion. The dense Ignorance shown
by the secretary of agriculture in the
atlairs pertaining to his department
would be amusing were It not so
shameful, In coming from the bono
of the department that should U
representative of our vast agricultur
The Tariff mil.
The Herald's Washington corre
spondent claims to give an accurate
outline of tho new tariff bill, so far
as determined. These are the mosl
alient points of reform :
The free list to include nearly all
the raw and crude materials which
enter Into manufacturing wools.
The hair of the camel and goat,
butumlnous coal, Iron ore, lumber,
salt, silver, lead ore, flax, hemp and
and Juim, and a large number of chem
icals will all 1-e free. Woolen and
linen manufactures w ill also get the
benefit of an extension of time from
three to six months to work off the
finished products. Steel rails will
probably lie Is or $9 per ton. Pig
Iron will ls put at 56 ad valorem,
and bar iron will lie reduced at least
Tin-plate will be charged I cent
er pound. The specific duties on
cutlery are abolishes! and an nd
valorem duty substituted. Block tin
and copper oro are on the free list,
and there Is a uniform ad valorem
duty ujion finished manufactures of
wool, but loge are free.
The committee lelieve a reduction
of front 60 to 100 percent. In silk
duthsj will yield as much revenue as
now. Woolen goods will follow tho
rates in the Springer bill, but some
goods, es ecially cloth, will be put
In a separate class at 30 per cent.
This includes hosiery manufactures.
Flax, In nip and Jute will be greatly
reilucisl in view of placing the raw
material on the free list. Binding
I wine is likely to be made free. The
high duties on agricultural products
wiil be mercilessly slaughtered. The
duty will be retained on lemons and
oranges, but several other fruits will
go tisin thj" free list. The wrappe r
tobacco duty will be reduced to tl or
tl.ol when untemmed, and 60 cents
iii'if' a pound when stemmed. An
ad valorem r ite of per cent on all
gradi s of Migar Is sugge-ted, although
this question Is still open. The duty
on gloves Is reduced. There is no
incrense on b er. tobaco arut rlc-ars.
l)Ut ,)., j i,,ercn oll w,i-ky.
T)e ,,roro-t (luty on niig ir w,
brin? In about .30,01O,o00, and It Is
thought some 110,000,000 or 110,000,-
000 will be receive I fnm th lncrfae
on whisky and from the Income tax. j
Little Dick "Papa, didn't you
HI mamma we must economize?''
Papa "I did, my son."
Little Di. k "Well, I was thlnklu'
that mebby, If you'd get me a pony,
1 rrwuIJb'l w Nt to axaxy above,"
OVKK T H K STATK.
Scarlet fvjver U spreading rapidly
among Astoria's school children,
December 15 ut 1 p. m. Is the hour
set for the Oregon Pacific sale.
Another Jl.ota) clean-up hss come
Into Baker from tho Monumental.
Tho Pendleton savings Istnk has
resumed, with increased capital.
Some 170,000 mutton shivp have
been hipivd from The Dalles in IsUJ.
Prinville, for the first time in six
years, could not hold a public school
this vt inter.
'John the Baptist," a 1-"G-muhi
lilitck mastiff of Scio, has been
Unight l.y a Sacramento man.
Thero was an itceeiioii of nine t
the mciiilsTship of the Oervai.se
Presbyterian church last week.
A three year old half-breed Chinese
child was drowned near Fairfield.
.Marion county, lust wis-k.
Attorney Oeneral Chamberlain is
aid to be fnisliing tho case of the
slate against Baker county for tho
;yment of taxc.i.
Tho shores of the Columbia along
hy The Dalles are thickly lined with
wood piltsl high, in anticipation of a
Banker Eakiu and County Super
iitetiilent fsti-venson are each setting
ut loo English walnut trs on their
Ijine county farms.
Archibald Parker, of Fossil, sue-
ceded in trapping a badger which
had been digging into tho graves in
the Masonic cemetery.
An intelligent populist at lone has
figured out a conspiracy between
Cleveland and Pennoyer to rob the
poor man of any Thank-";! ving at nil.
Two tramps are under arrest at
lbany for having placed the rail
found on t ho track near Harrlsburg.
If guilty, they ought to Ik? railroaded.
Jessie Busch has turned up at
Eugene. She was hiding in the
woods and nearly starved to death.
-ihe will serve out her DO-day sen-
Linn county has fcW.OnO tied up In
usted banks. Isn't It funny. Let
ny other receptacle burst and the'
sintents will escape, but wne
burros nnt n cert fours oC '
.at Is the IJnrney county tie
niocrncy going to do about its report-
sl plen to select Its nominees by a
popular vole ? The experiment
would Ikj an Inten'sting one.
The young man in the Salem
honrdinghoii.se, who would rather
pray than cat, was sent to the asylum.
Such reflections on the great Ameri
can bourdinghouse must lie punished.
A child at Salem swallowed a
ladies dress hook which was retained
by the vocal cords, and killed the
sufferer In three days. These facts
wero discovered by a post mortem.
The public at St. Paul, Marion
county, permitted a bully to enter
their public school, abuse and strike
tho teacher, whereupon he resigned.
All this because the teacher had
punished tho bully's son. Tho
teacher ought not to have resigned
till he had whipped his assallnnt as
well as the boy, and the board ought
not to have accepted tho resignation.
A Quaker from Newlterg has tcn
employed to finish the school. Now
ill will be peace.
Sttml Kj Your Home.
The stability and strength of a
community largely consists In the
manner In w hich the various busi
ness interims stand by each other.
In other word w hether or not they
will deal with their neighbors or
friends who are In oppfrsilioii branches
of business, or will go or send to
some other town or city tor such
other supplies as tliey may need
Imagine of cour-iO that they can
have a larger s'ock and buy cheaper.
Some people -s'in to forget that in
doing this they destroy the commun
ity's Interests In themselves, and fur
ther that goods as a rule, In a largo
city, retail higher than they do in the
smaller towns on account of very
high rent, heavier taxes and other
exiensisi costing more In pro'wirtlon.
Ioeal patriotism suggtwts to a com
munity that its pople must stand
together if they would bts-ome atrenfj
and progressive, and reach out for an
enlargement of their business scope.
Bargain hunters generally get bit
and a bargain bunting community la
likely to go farther ami fare worso
than If they trad. among soplc at
home whom they know and whose
word as to the kind and quality of
poods they si ll can lie relied on.
Clinton (Mo.) iMnocrat.
An exchange truthfully says:
"Blessed is tho boy who has a fath
er, mother, si-ter or relative to teach
him to stay off the streets of nights,
to avoid the company of hoodlums
and toughs, to refrain from swearing
an I all profane and vulgar language,
to steer clear of a cigar and cigarette,
cards and craps and never drink beer
and other Intoxicating U verage, and
jexhorts him to truthfulness, cleanli-
j ness and all the habits of a gentle-
man. But cursed will be the parent
' who has children aud does not d