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About Hillsboro independent. (Hillsboro, Washington County, Or.) 189?-1932 | View Entire Issue (April 10, 1908)
Tuesday, April 7.
.i pm i. -rut senate
7', Juurneo nDt" Thursday, and on
. , .7 W,'" UU "adjournment
"""nay oi next week. This pro-
a rst .
public leader, because no now jm,,,
.w.i.ED-ru.-' narfaikndar are likely to
iU, CTion. me unfinished
business I a bill by Gamble to regu ate
e"iimeni ci ll.u accounts between
the United States and the several states
relative to the disposition of public
land. It la understood that thii bill
mill not be pawed at this session, and
that the other land Mils, such as tbe
one to provide an enlarged homestead,
will also go over until next senium at
Expectation! are that there will be
little legislation except the appropria
tion bills, and it it not impossible that
congress will be ready to adjourn tome
time between May 15 and May 30.
Washington, April 7. The whole of
the session of the house today waa da
vowa to the consideration of the 0
.r.v oi touuiuia appropriation bill
u uiruuuienia oi more or ivss na
tional interest were adopted, one pro.
viding lor 75-cent gas for all district
establishments and the other requiring
that all outside door to publio build,
logs should open outward and that new
buildings shall have four exits. An
effort to secure the incorporation of
child-labor provision applicable to the
aistrici failed. The bill, hlch appro
pi lates 19,661,450, was passed and
tnerenpon tne bouse, out of respect to
the memory of the late Representative
ADranam L. Brick, of Indiana, took a
recess nntll 11:30 o'clock tomorrow, be
ing still on the legislative day of Mon
' Monday, April 8.
Washington, April 6. The army bill,
carrying an appropriation of almost
$100,000,000, was passed by the senate
today practically as reported from the
committee on mlltiary affairs. The
only amendment adopted carried an ap
propriation of $20,000 for a system of
water works lor Fort William Henry
Harrison, Montana. The bill material
ly Increases the pay of officers and en
The fortifications bill, reported to the
senate today, carries Senator Ankeny's
amendment, increasing the appropria
tion for fortifications on Puget sound
$1,000 000. As the bllll passed the
house, it appropriated $747,000 for this
work. The appropriation is not item,
iaed. The senate today panned An
keny'a bill, appropriating $220,000 for
a public building at Walla Walla.
Washington, April 6. Beyond forc
ing roll call on the approval of thj
Journal and on adjournment, the Pem
ocrrats of the house today offered no
obstruct on to the orderly transaction of
business. This being suspension day,
several important bills were put
through by practically unanimous vote.
Among these was the Sterling employ-1
is' liability bill, only one vote being
recorded against it, that of Littlefiold,
of Maine, and the bill establishing a
naval station at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii,
and appropriating $1160,000 fur the
purpose, against which fcherwood, of
Ohio, stood alone.
At 6:10 p. m. the hoime took a recess
until 11:30 o'clock tomorrow morning.
Saturday, April 4.
Waahlngton, April 4. The army ap
propriation bill was completed by the
senate committee on military affairs
today and will be reported to the sen
ate on Monday. It will carry about
$16,000,000 more thsn was provided in
the bill as It passed the house, making
a toUl of approximately $100,000,000.
An item of about $7,000,000 was in
cluded to Increase the pay of the army,
revenue cutter service and marine
corps, but excluding enlisted men of
the navy, in accordance with the pro
vision of the bill which was paused by
Washington, April 4. By adopting
a sweeping cloture rule in the house
today, the Republicans left to the Dem
ocrats very limited powers. No longer
can a filibuster be conducted against
sending to conference bills with senate
amendments; jio longer can a motion
to close debate be amended or discuss
ed, and no longer can a motion to ad
journ take precedence over a motion to
take a recess.
Williams forced a rollrall on the ad
option of the rule, and it was adopted,
134 to 119.
Consideration of the District of Co
lumbia appropriation bill was then re
sumed, but only after anotaer rollcall.
Friday, April 3.
Washington, April 3. The senate
committee on judiciary spent some
hours connlderlng the various bills in
tended to relieve prohibitoln states
from Federal interference in dealing
with liquor trafflo within the borders
of ench states, but no agreement was
reached. It was determined, however,
to vote on the measnree on Monday.
From the discussion today thers ap
peared to be a chance for the reporting
Parade Plans Are Modified.
Wsshlngton, April 8. Soras slight
mo.liflcation In the plans of the parade
cfthe Atlantic battleship fleet from
Magdalena bay to San Francisco, as an
nounced at the Navy department Satur
day, and which provides for stops at
Port Harford and Monterey, were ma.le
publio today. As a result of the change
the fleet will leave Santa Barbara
April 2flth instead of the 30th, as stat
ed Saturday, and it will go to Pott
r.,-hins there April 30. On-
Iv a stop of one day will be made at
Ppencer for the Netherlands.
Washington. April S.-Spencer Ed
dy, the the Chicago man who has for
many months been an attache of the
American legation In London and who
recently married Mias Spreckels, dangh
ter of John D. Spreckels, was today
nominated by President J"" !'
minister to the Netherl.nd His head
quarters will be In Luxembourg. Eddy
uVbrother-ln-law of Senator Bever
tdge. of Indiana, who married nn sis-ter.
CONGRESS IN BRIEF
of some measure dealing with a pm oi
the qneatiuLi, at lost, that have been
agitated in a number of Southern
itates, which have been prevented by
bupreme e. urt rulings from exeiciaing
their polue powers for ths crni.t
Washington, April 3. When the
house of representatives adjourned late
IOiay, tl e breach Is-1 ween tha ui.tmn.
snd niinoiity parties , if anyibm-'
wider lhan aver. The leaders onl-.it
aides arrived on the i-eerie early, appar
ently none the worse f..r the pari iauieii.
tary strugg'e of the night before. The
IVmicrats resumed dilatory tactics and
kept it up through lit the day. not it h.
standing tl e committee on ru'es apply
ing the gag law to general debate on
the District of Columbia appropriation
bill, which was in order tor considera-
tion. The rule a as adopted amid np
rnar and after the Democrat has ex
hausted every narliamenbarv move
hicb they could make to obstruct it
? Hi4tW, April'
Washington, April J. The executive
session of the senate today was largely
consumed by discussion, without pas
sage of a bill to reorganise the public
school system in the District of Colum
bia by placing it under the control of a
director appointed by the national com
missioner of education, superseding the
control by the board of education com
posed of citisens of the District.
The bill relating to the settlement of
claims of states on account of the dis
position of publio land was again taken
np and ths Bacon amendment for set
tling the accounts of owners of cotton
seised by ths government during the
Civil war, amounting to $5,000,000,
was considered, but without results
either on the bill or the amendment.
Washington, April 2. Carrying a
total of $11 608,806, the agricultural
appropriation bill was passed by the
house late today. It had been under
discussion for nine days and from the
time its ronclderatiDn began until the
veyr end its provisions were attacked
at every turn, with the result that it
underwent many changes. Just before
its passage, Scott, of Kansas, chairman
of the agricultural committee, made an
unsuccessful fight to have stiicken out
the amendment adopted yesterday con
siderably increasing the appropriation
for soil investigations.
During the delte today a brief flurry
was created by Harrison, of New York,
Democrat, characterising as socialistic
the bill of the minority leader, Wil
liams, providing for the utilization of
the treasury surplus in the construction
and Improvement of roads in the seve
Wednesday, April I.
Washington, April 1. Senator Hey-
burn's three-day filibuster to defeat
Representative Jones' bill authorising
the Benton Water company to dam
Snake river at Three-Mile rapids ended
in ntter rout this afternoon, the senate
turning him down by a vote of 47 to 4.
The passage of this bill snd the con-'
lderation of a measure for adjudicating
the claims o( states against the govern
ment on account of the disposition of
the proceeds of publio la nils occupied
nearly the entire seision of the senate
Washington, April 1. Debate on ths
agricultural appropriation bill was de
void of the charges and imputations
which marked Its consideration on
Monday and Tuesday. More process
was made with the measure than on
any previous day, and the indications
are that it will finally get through to
morrow. Today's discussion dwelt on s propo
sition for an Increased appropriation for
the farmers' bulletins, which, however,
was re I used, and he subject of inquir
ies Into road-building, etc., by the de
partment, the trend of opinion being
that such work should be encouraged.
Max co Is Angry.
Washington, April 7. While the offi
cial relations between the United States
and Mexico were never more cordial
than now, and while there Is nothing
In the material interests or desires of
either republic which conflicts In the
slightest degree with the others, offi
cials of the American State department
have become suddenly aware of the ex
istence and rapid growth of a public
sentiment in Mexico of distrust and
suspicion of Americans and the Ameri
can's intentions respecting Mexican ter
ritory. This condition is made more
exaxperating but none the less harmless
and embarrsasing from the fact that it
is entirely groundless in fact, and the
officials declare has for its basis nothing
but irresponsible newspaper gossip anil
fuss Hsfiin far Damages.
Washington, April 7. Representa
tive Thomas Hefl'n, of Alabama, was
today made the defendant in a suit for
$20,000 damages filed by Louis Lundy,
the negro with whom the congressman
hsd an altercation on a streetcar on
March 27 last. The affair grows out of
Mr. Heflln's taking exception to the
negro's drinking on a stieetcar in the
presence of women. Lundy is repre
sented by four negro attorneys.
Does Not Guarantee Purity.
Washington, April 2. If a bill pass
ed by the senate Monday becomes a
law, it will be unlawful for any adver
tiser to announce that h s wares are
"guaranteed by the government of the
United States nnder the pure food
law." The bill is intended to prevent
the misleading statement that under
the pure fond law articles are guaran
teed as to their purity. The senate
also passed a bill Including drugs of the
homoepath'c pharmacoepia on ejnal
terms with thoe of the allopathic nn
der the pnre food law.
Sioux Want Reservations Opened.
Washington, April 8. A delegation
of Sionx Indians from the Cheyenne
and Standing Rock reservations, who
favor opening at !eat half of these res
ervations to settlement, called upon the
president todey w th Commissioner
l.enpp, of the bureau of Indian affairs.
The president chatted with them a
short time. If the plan for opening
these reservations should become s
law, about 3,200,000 acres would be
ooms open to settlers.
UrVfcR COURT TO OtCiOt.
Asks That Judge Doolng,
! Foroiooen to Try Him.
Pan Franciaco. April I. With the
views of Judge Maurice T. Dnoling,
announced from the beno' , that an Im
muriity contract is riou existent in lu,
illegal II entered into bv a district at
torney and unenloicfable by a defend
ant, indiia ing a probable ad vera ruling
on the objection of Abraham Ktn-f to
-'uii.it." piocraoi as strsmst him t
cause of the promise of Immunity made
him by th pr cut ion but afleraardi
repudiated, Kinl, through biaatto
neys, today made application to th
ftiata (Supreme rouit for a v ri' of man
date and petitioned for a writ of pr
hibition. The application anil petition
are Identical with ihe onis denied ea
terday liy the llistr ct Court of Appeal
The Supreme court Is atked to prohib
J dg Uatllng from continuing th
irlal of Ruf and to inane a wiit of
mandate ordering him to transfer the
case t another department of the 8u
Assistant D strict Attorney Francis
J. lleney this afternoon replied to the
argument of Frank J. Murphy, who
raised ths question of the Immunity
contract before Judge Doolina this
"virejjig tzi ccv.4,ijUcu nisi turougn
Ruef's reliance upon the promise made
him, bis constitutional rights were in
vaded when he testified before the
srand jury and that he was entitled to
be placed back where he could attack
ths validity of the indictments.
CONDEMNS ALL PtNDINQ BILLS
Nsw York Chamber Advecatss Com
mission on Currency 8, stem.
New York, April 3. None of the
ourrency legislat on now before oon
grers, with the exception of the Lover
ing bill, which provides for the sp
pointment of a commission to investi
gate the currency and banking systems
of the United States, will have the ap
proval of the New York chamber of
commerce. This was the decision to
day when the chamt er adopted the re
port of its special committee to invest)
gate and report npon pending legif la
tion. It is the belief of the committee
that thtre Is little chance o' any cur
rency legislation being enacted at the
present session of comrrrs.
The committee's rt p rt recommends
the enactment of a its providing for
the appointment of a commis-iion to in
vestigate the currency sn 1 banking sys
tems of the Uni ed States and other
leading commercial nations snd to re
port such meaiure "as may be found
necessary to place oar currency and
lianking system on a sound basis, which
is absolmely essential f ( r the perma
nent welfare and progress of the coun
try." PRACHCE NEARLY OVER.
Vessels at Magdalena Bay About
Coal and Clean Ship.
San Diego, Cal., April 3. Wireless
reports received from Magdalena bar
state that the record target practice of
1908 for the Atlantic fleet Is practically
at an end. The Vermont, the last of
the "Big 16" to go npon the Tanses,
completed the firing of her 12-inch
gone yesterday and today was complet
ing her record with the rifles in the
secondary battery. Most of the ships
also have completed their torpedo prac
tice, so that little remains to be done
at Magdalena bay but to coal and clean
It Is said that all of the vessels will
take on fu bclent coal to cany them to
San Francisco. In this way the ships
will be open to visitors every day of
their stay at the various ports on the
coa-t. During coaling days all ships
of the navy are barred to visitors and
practically all of the officers have to
lemain on board.
The Connecticut, which bronght Ad
miral Evans to San Diego yesterday af
ternoon, and which cleared again for
Magdalena bay at 4 o'clock in the after
noon, was 240 miles south at noon to
day ar d will rejuin the fleet late to
The weather at Magdalena bay is re
ported as cloudy and threatening,
these conditions having prevailed for
some time. No rain has fallen in the
bay, but a few miles inland it is said
there have been heavy showers. White
uniforms were expected to be worn, but
blue has been the prescribed color
nearly every day.
Gold Key for the Admiral.
Seattle, Wash., April 3. A solid
gold key to the city, made of Alaska
nuggets, is the unique token of hospi
tality that will be presented to the ad
miral In command of the big battleshl
fleet when it visits Seattle next June.
It is to lie of handsome design and wll
weigh about ten ounces. The key will
he presented by Mayor John F. Miller.
A committee of the chamber of com
merce today decided to cal) upon citi
sens to contribute s fund of $26,000 for
the entertainment of the men and offi
cers of the fleet.
Moves to Start Mines.
Indianapolis, April 3. Ths first offi
cial act of President Lewis, of ths
United Mineworkers of America, In
assuming his office today, was to send
telegrsphlc invitations to the operators
of the competitive field, consisting of
Western Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana
and Illinois, to attend a meeting in
this city Monday, April 6, with repre
sentatives ol the miners, to make an
effort to agree npon a call for an Inter
state wage convention and, If necessary,
to decide npon a general resumption of
mining operations In the field.
Just Passes Contrsct Speed.
Rockland, Me., April 3. Facing ad
verse conditions today in the way of
highwinda snd heavy seas, the armored
cruder Montana exceeded her contract
requirements by a slender msrgin on
the Rockland trial course. Her fastest
mile, which was made with the tide In
her favor, was at the rate of 23.8 knots
an hour. The Montana made 13 runs
today, being started at a lH-knot clip,
which was Increased gradually to 12
Anarchy Rules In Haytl.
Tsrls, April 3 A dispatch received
here today from Port an Prince, Haytl,
says that the situation there is extreme
ly grave and that complete anarchy pre
vails. Ths dispatch furthar declares
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Ortwirs Os Architect's Drawings
goon Start Work,
M;ii..-.-'r'-lt "' "' flaw' warehouse
snd cold skra Pni to be erected by
tbe Milbn Fruitgrowers' union have
b n received from ilw architect, F. E.
Fiiikeiil-iner Walla Walla, and pre
parations are bein iiiadr to begin work.
1'l.e buil.Hi.g ' ve l lo,,i walls,
iBiH.utHiri. i tie second ftory ol injury from irwts and late rains,
will be u-ed " facory and for Growers expect lair weather through
loiaue pup,'', "alf of the lement the blossomiug period Hnd with such
will be ued lr cold ttoiage, the re- conditions prevailing a full crop ol fruit
maimler for slonge ol f,u,is aud ber- j will "set."
riei awaiting sldpmei t. Apples in the Willamette valley vere
The plans are now to construct the a short crop last season and with even
building of ronrrtte. Large shipping fair conditions this year the trees should
platforms will surround it on two sides bear an Immanse crop. Cherry, p-ar
and one end. Tbe building will be 40 and prune trees are apparently In per
lt wlile and 1U0 feet lonir, with freight feet condition aud there seems to be no
elevators st each end. it war ill have a ' reason why a bumper crop should not
capacity of handling $500,000 woithof
fruit during a season.
VAtS a'26.0OU rOH ORCHARD
Dr. F. C. Psgs, of M.dford. Buys 268
Acres In Ashland District.
Ashland The papers nave been
diawn at Ashland in what it is believed
la the biggest orchard sale yet consum
mated in the hletory of tbe Rogus
River valley. Tbe pmperty Involved
la the orchard and farm of County
Commissioner Joshua Patterson, locat
ed in Talont precinct, four miles north
of Ashland. Two hundred and fifty
eight acres was the acreage involved in
the deal, 130 acres being young orchard
of lour and five-year-old apple trees in
fine condition, ths remainder being
farm lands suitable for Iruitgrowing,
but unplanted lo trets. The consider
ation in the deal was $52,000.
Set Out Many Qrapea.
Grants Pass One of the largest ship
ments of Tokay grape cuttings was un
loaded at the depot this week that has
ever been received in one lot In South
ern Oregon. One hundred thousand
cuttings were consigned to W. B. Sher
man, who Is setting out 80 acres in the
foothills just outside of the city limits
overlooking town. Several other con-
Ignmeiits of small amount! have been
distributed to various other fruit grow
ers. Growers feel jubilant over the
outlook for grapes and are hustling to
get well rooted vines to plant and in
some Instances Willamette valley nurs
erymen have been unable to fill more
than half ths ordera.
Market Day is Big Success.
Baker City Baker City's first month
market day was a pronounced suo-
cess, nunoreua " isruiers navicg
brought in stock to ne sold. ' Between
1 and 12 o clock mere was a band con
cert by tbe Baker Concert band and at
1 o'clock tbe horse snow was held.
Hundreds of boises were in the parade.
mmediately after tne p.irade was held
the publio wedding, which was one of
tbe chief attractions, took place. The
crowds then went to the oubiio auetion
where thousand ot .oiite' woitn oi
stock was sold. The merchants of the
Itv did sn immenre business, having
made special reductions for the day on
11 of their goods.
Shear Speep With Machinery.
Arlington Sheep-shearing will begin
at Smyths A Smith's plint, five miles
south of here, this wtek. Sixteen
shearing machines will te used, the
power being furnished by a six horse
power gasoline engine. Forty thou
and sheep will be sheared at this plant
this seascn, and an arerage of 2.000
head daily U expected. Sheepmen re
port that the sheep are in good condi
tion, but that pai-ture is getting scarce.
This has been one of ihe most success
ful lambing seasons known, but few
lambs being lost Irorn any cause.
Will Seek Isolated Land.
Union Property in this county which
has been lost to the assessment rolls is
about to be discover! and made to pay
its share of the expenses of county and
state government. It is said that nu
merous tracts of isolated land have nev
er been located by as?esori in listing
property. J. T. Williamaon, of La
Grande, who has made a business of lo
cating land for a number ot years, has
rranged with the county commissioners
to do the work on a percentage basis.
The early records are very poor and will
require much work.
The Dalles Mates Qood Brick.
The Dalles Mr. Litheiland. a Port
land brick expert, whose opinion was
sought by Ihe architect of the city ball,
now in process ol construction, regard
ing brick lately burned here by The
Dalles Brick A Tile company, has mads
report sftei acareiul examination and
declares the brick equal to any made in
this stste. Some of the easing brick
delivered In this City by mistake had
been rejected by the architect, which
led to the examination.
Appls Land st SI.OOO an Acre.
Hood River One of the biggest sales
of orchard land that hss taken place at
Hood Rie M "ported in ths pur
chase of 32 acres of bearing orchard
. r I. u.r.nii 1 tnm mnn nnn
as F. W. Angus, of the firm
of MacRae A Angus. The orchard is
set to young trees that hsve only been
in bearing a year or two. and the price
paid is not regarded as high, owing to
ths standard varieties of apple trees
and its Iocs! ion.
Invited te Visit Presldsnt.
Palera Governor Chamberlain has
received an invitation from President
Roosevelt to attend a dinner at the
White House on Tuesday evening, May
19 when there will be an assemblsse
of governors sod other officials to dis-
i the qiieeucu un cocservstion of na
tional resource!- Governor Chamber-
ain hopes to d oie to sttend, but is
ifraid that he will be unable to do so,
owing to other prying matters.
Seek for Oil.
The Dalles Articles of incoronratlon
by the "Beavis-Msy oil company" havs
been filed with the county clerk hers.
The Incorporators are George K. Beavis,
inn Mav and Dr. Harry F. McKsv.
Ths capital it is $30,000. The com
pany pnrpc 10 in developing
oil lands in tn 'nuuy oi uutar, or.,
at which piacs ths head office is to bt.
WEATHER CONDITIONS FAVOR
Fruit In Willamette Valley Promises to
Do Unusuallv Wei', .
Ralam Climatic conditions during;
the past winter have b-en ti eption
ably favoralde for all farm crops and
the present fair weather is considered
Ideal lor fruit. The cold sprint has
kept the fruit trees back, thus protect
ing them to s lare exts'it Iron danger
be realised. Tne high prices secured
in recent years for fruit twnr.;?!!
ths growers to do mors extensive prun
ing ami spraying that ever before, with
the result that the quality of fruit har
vested will be exceptionally good. Tne
coming of fair weather has set the plows
going in all orchards and cultivation
will this year be unusually thorough.
Clears Columbia Channel.
The Dalles The Port'and contract
ors, Wakefield A Jacobaen, who have
been dredvlng and otherwise clearing
the narrow channel of the Columbia at
what is known as Three-Mile rapids,
near this city, have completed their
work arM brought the dredge to The
Dalles, whsre it is now moored. The
removal of the rocks snd reefs from this
portion of the Columbia has cost the
government about $100,000, and has oc
cupied several years, thcugh it ccull
have been finished sooner but for the
fact that it could not be carried on the
rear around, on account of high water.
The Columbia is now free from impedi
ments to the Big Kddy, where it con
nects with the portage road.
Cuts Freight Rates.
Salem The Oregon Railroad com
mission has rendered its decision In the
O. R. A N. distributive rate case, or
dering a reduction in rates between
Portland and points cant of The Dulles.
The reduction amounts to 3 cents a
hundred nn first-class freight to Biggs,
7 cents to Arlington, 13 cents to Pen
dleton, 18 cents to La Grande and Ba
ker City, and 19 cents to Huntington,
with proportionate leduotions to other
points and on other clauses of freight.
Rates to Ths Dalle are already low
enough, owing to water competition.
All the commissioners concurred In
Fight for Watsr Rights.
Milton Hearing of the second irri
gation suit in the Involved water situa
tion in this part of the Walla Walla
valley is on, court being held here in
stead of at Pendleton because there are
about 860 witnesses. The first suit
was the reacock Milling company
agalnat numerous waterusers on th
walla walla river, i n is second sui
is brought by the Irrigation union
which has lands below Mlltcn and Free
water and which is trying to stop land
owners abeve them from using water to
which they claim exclusive right.
The Dalles to Have Flost
The Dalles At a meeting of the com
mercial club It was decided that this
city shall be represented at the rose
show in Portland by a float to be de
signed and constructed by J. W. Har
per. ot Portland. A committee has
made a canvass oi tne business nouses
and obtained $600, with the promise of
an additional $100. The float will be
decorated with the products of this vi
cinity and will be one of the features of
ths spirit of the Golden West pars le.
S2.C00 Raised for Diking Fund.
Freewater A largely attended meet
ing of ranchers, interested in oon troll
ing the floodwaters of the Turn a lum
snd Walla Walla rivers, met laet week
in Badgero's hall. About $2,000 has
been subscribed for the project, and tbe
work of diking the river has already
commenced. Twenty-three thouxand
acres of land In this valley are Irriga
ble, of which there are 6,000 acres
now nnder cultivation producing excel
Wheat Club, 84c; bluestera, 87c;
vallev. 86c: red. 82c.
Barley Feed, $24.60 per ton; rolled,
$27fS23per ton; brewing, 127 .
Oats No. 1 white, $2(1.60 per ton;
Corn Wiole, $33.60; cracked,
Hay Valley timothy, No. 1, $17 per
ton; Eastern Oregon timotny, ii dus
clover, $14; cheat, $16; grain hay, $14
016; alfalfa, $11.
Fruits Apples, $13.60 per box,
according to quality; cranberries, $80
1 1 per barrel.
Vegetables Artichokes, 76f0e P"
dosen: ssparagua, 9c ponnd; beans, 20c
'pound; cabbage, lXWl'aC ponnd ; can-
"nower, ouci i cw.e. j, ."vr"
crate; paraiey, y uuu, ym, v
pound; peppers, 20o per pound; rad
ishes, 26c per dosen; rhubarb, $22.25
per crate; spinach, 86c crate; sprouts,
10c per pound, squssh, l(S&l.Vt0 pound.
Onions Oregon $4.26(4 .60 per hun
dred. Potatoes 45 5 5c per hundred, de
Butter Fancy creamery, 27,0 per
Poultry Average old hens, 14.lSo
per pound; mixed chickens. 13c;
spring chickens, 16320e; turkeys, live,
16(Sr16c; dressed, choice, 17(S.18c;
geese, live, 9j; ducks, 16oal7c;
pigeons, 7IW4$1; squabs, $1.60r2.
Kggs Fresh ranch, lc per dosen.
Veal 75 to 126 pounds, 8(9c; 12S
to 150 pounds, 7c; 160 to 200 pounds,
Pork Block, 75 to 150 ponnds, 7(3
7)o; packers, 638He.
Hops 1907, prime and choice, 4C,5c
per pound; olds, l(31)o P" pound.
Won I Eastern Oregon, aversge best,
1216o per ponnd. according to shrink
sse; valley, lG'wHc, according to qual
ity; mohair, choice, 25c p ponnd.
Casoara Bark 3o per pound.
A BAD A3 ANCIENT HOME.
Mew 1rlt MaaUlral llwrlla Low
Mural Tait ol Thai (lir.
Low cut gowua woru by New York
Society woiui'U at the iiera and lu tlio
restaurants have shorkt-d I-croy It.
Crane, one of the magistrates of the
Municipal Court In that city. As a
remedy he udvo-ntes the establishment
of s'hx)!s of moitt!ii io rai ttie mor
al tj.- oi .New lor'i.' wiiltU, he de
clares, hus tieimie its bad us ancli-nt
Koine. KxprexKing bla view of tho
lux moral tne iu (ioihaui. Magistrate
Crune an Id:
"I believe the public exhibition of so
doty women In eitri'inely low rut
gowns at the oimts and other public
plaivs; drinking, smoking, and the gen
eral abniulou of others, eKpectally
young girlie at rcHtuiiruuls throughout
the city, and the conditions and teui
talions surrounding glrla of tender ue
at middle cluss dunces lu cvrtniu public
hulls and their aMorlute generally,
will prove the morality of New York
will reach a status upprouchlug that
of Rome lu her declining days.
"Do you know I would not leriiilt
my daughters to attend the oH-ra or
fT- Tl-'-- .2i'.'!ui..u.i'uf wlir'e sngiit
raiment la the rule and look umiu the
bold exhibition of women who rufik
high In the society world. I believe It
la not only a demoralizing Influence,
especially upon the young, but that the
exhibition lu Itwlf is an itidlcatlou of
a low moral tone. 1 cannot understand
bow a chaste and uiodcst woman can
go out In public dreaaed as Is the cus
tom In tbe preacut day. Supposing the
women of the oltwery were to exhibit
themselves In such costume as are worn
In many places, of amusements, in ho
tels, restaurants, etc. They would be
liable to arrest and censured at least.
"Now, while It Is true, ns tins been
aald, thut morality Is largely a ques
tion of geography. It Is hIko true the
different moral codes uiuxt le separat
ed by more than a mile and a half.
Scenes enacted nightly about New
Y'ork, I believe, exhibit as low a moral
totio us bus N-eii shown In any civilized
society, ancient or modern. The
French, during the revolution, hud a
oddcH of ItciiHou' who wus a woinau
of the streets.
"Tberolgne was no more of u public
character than some of the queens of
the stage of whom we have made hero
ines. Why within the last year a
young woman whose lin k of character
was the cause of one of the tnost sen
sational murder trials has actually set
the fitslilou for young girls by the
clothing she has worn."
A provision of a city charter that the
city should never im liable for any
datnsgv sustained by any person In
roiisotiucuce of the neglect of any r
eon to keep any sidewalk clear of
snow, etc., or other olmtrui'tlon, was In
Muclum vs. City of Marquette, 111
Northwestern Reporter, 1070. upheld
by tbe Michigan Supreme Court as
valid, soil not m'H to the objection
that It was cluss legislation.
In lu Yivler A Co. vs. t.allli'e. UU
Federal Reporter. IIS, NO (,'. C. A. .Vai,
the I'nlted States circuit Court of Ap
euls for the Koeoud Circuit hold iliat
a corporation organized by the mem
bers of a partncrNliip, lo whom all the
stork Is Issued, to take over all the
property of the partnership and con
tinue Its tuiKi iiiHH at tho same place, is
liable for the debts of the paituerNliip
even though miiiIi debts were not ex
pressly assumed by the coi'Kinilion.
That dciNlous of to-day arc some
time governed by prtrilciils wlit'ii
appcur to huve outlived their u4'f ill
ness Is Illustrated by the recent deci
sion of the Xew York Supreme Court
In Ie Wolf vs. Ford. 104 New York
Supplement, 870. The court In this
case, on sutliority or an early r.ngllxh
esse (Cs lye's Case. I Smith's Lead.
Cns. 8 Ann. Kd 1 240). held that a
guest at a hotel could not recover for
Insults heuM upon ber by a servant
of the proprietor of the hotel. In the
Knglish casd the rule was laid down
that an lntikeeTs liability extends
only to Injuries to the movables of his
guests, lie Is not liable for Insults or
Injuries to the person. As the court
could not tlnd thut this chk. had ever
been questioned In Kuglund. It consid
ered itself hound. Jndue .Mcf.aimlilln,
however, dissents from the decision of
In Pickering vs. Winch. S" Pacific
Reporter, 7Ki, the Supreme Court of
Oregon notes that residence and domi
cile are not Interchangeable terms, and
draws a distinction between such
terms. Residence denotes a plai-e of
abode, whether teinsrsry or is-ruia-nent,
while domicile denotes a fixed
and permanent borne, and need not lie
the actual place of abode. iMnlrlle
does not de;iend uxn mere naked resi
dence, bnt Is the legal, the Juridical
seat of every person the seat where
he Is considered to be In the eyes of
th law, for certain application of the
law, whether be be conoreal!y found
there, or whether he be not found
there. To constitute a change of domi
cile, three things are essential first.
residence In another place; second, an
Intention to abandon the old domicile;
and. third, ths Intention of acquiring
a new one.
A Proaaerflve Saab.
Thoebe "You would hardly know
Freddy since he got back from Mont
Carlo. He lost all bis money there
Kvelyn "Hardly know blm! Why,
shan't know blm at all." IlluatrateJ
Ill Awfal Thraat
Mother Why did you not STuern
when Hans klseed you)
daughter He threatened na.
I laughter He said If I did he'd ntv
er kla Die sgaln. Meggeudorrer Hist
ter. Any man Is willing to sdmlt that be
doesn't write s gol "hand;" bsd writ
ing Is generally regarded as a aasrk of
1 . . -3
L0ND09 FOB A QCIET LIFB.
Twoa, ftlefctlaaoli-a " " I Make
(siry !' .olfr.
There is only one spot on earth wber
the Judod spirit, weary of the rush an-t
noise aud bustle of modern life, can
til i.l true -ace and perfect quiet. It I
known a London Town. What with
cowa, dojrs, Miiiltn. motor rurs au-.l
" ieJ'Jlr I'-V-t'.'.r. iv"'--"? ' ' .U)
au-h an uproarious puttdcnioiiluiii that
only a deaf man or an artillerist run
live there In comfort, snys the London
Such were the srnments which !r.
Robinson, town clerk of Sboredltch, nd
tiiinisl when (!. S. I. Murray conclud
ed his Inquiry on behalf of the chiirlt.v
ivinmhKioncrs Into the application of
the Ironmongers' company to remove
their slmstiouses froiu Kilii-'sland roud,
It has tx-cn suggested. Ir. Robinson
said, that the old ladies In the alms
houses were disturbed by the noise In
the dUtrict. but probably the site whs
always noisy. The couches going to
York In the old day made quite a
much noise as nny London county coun
cil trum car did today, tf oM ,iv
uies tboilglit they were going to escape
noise by removing to tbe country they
would le bitterly disappointed.
lie lived In tbe country himself and
heV lis often awakened at 1 o'cUiek In
the morning b.v the passing of nn oid
wheexlng, croaking motor car belong
ing to his majesty's ostilllee. If peo
ple wanted to know what dust and
noise and Ht Ink meant, let them go Into
the country, where there was no po
lice commissioner to stop motor omni
buses fnuu currying on their Infernal
To take only one night of his life,
there was a corncrake rasping outsldo
bis door till 10 o'clock. Then be was
awakened by a nightingale a bird
which made music for a quarter of nn
hour, but becnine troublesome when It
sung for two hours. When that ceased
a cow began Isdlowing and then a dog
beard the local policeman walking
down the street and barked for an
hour. At dawn the birds begun again.
Loudon was the one place where pev
pie could get rest from such noises.
There are forty-live medical socie
ties In New York City.
"American tiiilter' Is the uunic given
In Syria to olcoiunrgurlne.
Au Iowa mun has Invented a ma
chine for puralllulng butter tubs and
The estimated value of dairy prod
ucts for l.i07 whs $Stsi,(sKMi0, and thut
of Hultry $iHrO,lSS),000.
Bears are liable to taxation In some
Japanese villages. Tbe origin of this
curious custom Is unknown.
The paper cups used on milk bottle
are made ut tbe rate of 000,000 a day,
uud one man operates five machines.
Import into Cauudn In l'.X)7 (esti
mated) from the L'ulted States will
amount lo f lOS.Ooo.ooo. against onlr
f TK.ooO.tSrO from (Jrent Britain.
Canada's gn eminent revenue from
all soiins's this year w ill be more than
t ICM).lKM,iMiO. Ill the first seven months
the customs receipts Increased JU.oOO,.
A few days ago !avid I'lngree, of
Salem, Mass., bought several hundred
thousand acres of the "wild lauds" of
Maine, thereby hcooinlng possessor of a
trni't of In ml larger than the entire
State of Rhode Island. It is the best
hunting ground In the eastern part of
Ihe I'nlted States.
A cosmopolitan rlllzcn says that the
foreigners, artists, philanthropists, edi
tors, scientists uud sociologists who go
to New York City to study America
are likely to Is' led into nil sorts of
errors If they confine their studies and
observation to tbe inetroNdls, for New
York City Is less typical of America
than any oilier part of the country.
The linen industry I the greatest
manufacturing Industry Ireland oa-
sesf.es. I nere is invested in H aome-
blng like fifteen mid a half million
pounds, and it gives employment to
To.i pik i pisple. It Is a matter for much
uneasiness that year nfter year for n
considerable time has marked a dcrlln.i
in the area under flnx In Ireland.
Few -ople will have had the cour
age to sit down thirteen at table for the
greeting of a new year. Hut five and-
fifty years ago Ird Robert was one
of thirteen who sat down to dinner on
New Yenr's dny at Peshawar. Kleven
years later though most of them had
been through the Indian mutiny and
half of them had la-en wounded they
were all alive. And I-ord Rolsprta Is
still very much alive. Ixjndon Chron
icle. fleas Kara Ptaeaaa.
It Is not generally known that bees
ire swifter In flight than pigeons thnt
Is, for short distances. Some years
ago a pigeon fancier of llamme, West
phalia, laid a wsger that a dozen bee
lllsprated three miles from their hives
would reach home In less time than a
dozen pigeons. The ronietl tors were
given wing st Ryliern, s tilings nearly
a league from llamme, and the first bee
reached the hive a quarter of a minute
In sdvsnoe of the first pigeon. Three
other be- resulted tbe goal before the
second pigeon. The bees were Slso
slightly handlrapd, having been rolled
In flour before starting for the purpose
of Identification. The Reader.
Thackeray's fnvorlto ps?t were
Oolilamlth an.! the "sweet lyric sing
ers," Prior, whom he thought the easi
est, the richest, the tmsit charmingly
humorous of Knglish lyrical poets, ami
Gay, the for-e of whose simple melody
snd artless ringing laugnter ne appre
ciated. He admired Pope, too ; but
while admitting Milton's greatness.
thought blm "such s bore that no one
could read blra. It Is not surprising,
therefore, that Thackeray never es
sayed the "big bow wow kind" of
If fathers could be sons to them-
nlvsa, tvbat & man they would be I