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FRIDAY.MARGH 3, 1893.
Rev. V. C. Wise will preach t Fossil on the 1st
Suii'iav of each montli; nt Mnyvill. on the 3d,
nd al Cuutlon ou the 2d snd 4th Sundays.
THE OFFICIAL PAPER OF GILLIAM
THE ISLANDS IN DISPUTE.
The Sandwich Islands are situated
at nearly an equal distance between
the shores of America and Japan,
between 19 deg. and 27 deg. north
latitude, about 2100 miles from
San Francisco. There are fifteen
of them, but only eight are inhabi
ted or inhabitable. The eight inhab
ited islands have a combined area of
6740 square miles, Hawaii being the
largest, containing an area of 4210
Bquare miles. The islands were dis
covered January 18, 1778. It is
stated upon apparently .; good au
thority that at that time' they con
tained a population of 400,000, but
the population has since then been
In 1823 it was less than 150,000;
in 1832, 130,313; in 1836, 108,579;
in 1849, 84,163; in 1853, 71,019;' in
in 1860, 67,979; in 1876, 57,985
5916 of whom were Chinese, 4561
whites, and the census of 1890
shows the population to have been
90,000, of which 34,436 were natives,
6180 half castes, 15,301 Chinese,
12,360 Japanese, 8602 Portuguese,
and 5616 other foreigners. This
continued decrease has been at
tributed to the dissolute habits of
the native population. Until
comparatively recent period mar
riage existed among them only in
name, and is not now much better.
Children were brought up for the
most part by others than those
who begot them. - Abortion was
common and children were regul
arly put to death during the first
year of their existence. The ua
tive population has decreased over
90 per cent, since the discovery of
the island. By the census of 1390
it was but little more than one-
third of the total population, and
it is probably less than one-third
Of the total trade of the islands
91.18 is with the Unitd States.
The principal productions are sugar
and rice. Of the plantations grow
ing these products Americans own
74.17 per cent. These figures show
that we have a good right to take
the Sandwich Islands under our
Dalles Unronicle: It is now
known to be a fact that a new
freight schedule has been adopted
by the Union Pacific system east
from Portland over the Pacific di
vision Portland saw that some'
thing had to be done to hold her
trade with Eastern Oregon, and has
succeeded in accomplishing the
adoption of this new schedule. It
is not yet : positively known what
reduction has been made. What
Pendleton now wants, says the
Tribune, is a new freight schedule
from the East, and she and Walla
can get it if concerted action is ta
ken. There is no reason why Spo
kane can have her freight delivered
20c on the hundred cheaper over
the Union Pacific system than Pen
dleton and Walla" Walla, and the
two latter cities ought to rise up in
their might and show this company
what virtue there, is in the Inter
state Commerce Law. .-
A great many people do not un
derstand the object in the world's
fair souvenir (pronounced soov
neer) half-dollars being sold for $1
each. The object is this: Con
gress Voted $2,500,000 to the fair.
The Faie Directory asked for $5,
000,000. Congress compromised by
giving half the amount, and at the
request of the Fair managers, au
thorized the issue of the appropria
tion in the special form. The lat
ter then determined to get the $5,
000,000 needed by selling the half
dollars as souvenirs at II each, and
all of them will no doubt be dispos
ed of. '
yueen victoria miorms us that she j
y. ........ ....
is worth 25,000.000, exclusive of
land interests. This showing dem-
enstrates the value of economy and ! ,M
' the wisdom oi sticking to a good !
ij-. J. j
Governor Pennoyer has . very
properly vetoed Durham's bill to
amend the Australian ballot law.
His veto reads: "To the House of
Representatives: House bill No.
175, amendatory of the election
law, is herewith returned with my
disapproval. The present election
law has been in operation only two
years. It has secured that which
every citizen should desire the se
crecy and sanctity . of the ballot
The citizens of Oregon have become
familiar with - its provisions, and
objections plausible at the time of
its enactment are fruitless now, af
ter a successful trial. Although
doubtless not intended, the effect of
the change proposed by this bil"
would be to destroy, in a measure,
the secrecy of the ballot, and to af
ford an opportunity for vote buy
ing. The result it is most certain
would be desired neither by the
legislature nor the people. I veto
the bill' -
Oregon appears to be suffering
from an epidemic of extravagance.
Shall we ever see the day when the
legislature will 6et itself to work to
reduce the people's taxes? -fit costs
the people altogether too much to
be governed. Not only in Oregon
but in Washington there are too
many officials and they get too
much pay for the work they do,
The pay would not be too much if
they really had enough to do to
keep them busy. Consolidation of
offices and retrenchment all along
the line is needed in both states.
Cleveland's cabinet is now com
plete, as follows: Walter Q. Gresh
am of. Illinois, secretary of state
John G. Carlisle of Kentucky, sec
retary of the treasury; Daniel S
Lamont of New Nork, secretary of
war; Hilary A. Herbert of Ala
bama, secretary of the navy; Hoke
Smith of Georgia, secretary of the
interior; J. Sterling Morton of Ne
braska, secretary of agriculture
Richard Olney of Massachusetts
attorney-general; Wilson S. Bissel
of New York, postmaster-general.
The funniest picture of all ap
pears in the last issue of Puck. It
represents the g. o. p. elephant pros'
trate on the ground, dead. Harri
son, cleaver in hand, is on the
body, performing an autopsy; Reid
stands by weeping. Out of the hole
cut in the side is protruding Mc
Kinley with his bill. The legend
is, "Died from swallowing an utter
ly indigestible object." The follow
ing is the verdict of the Whig par
ty: "Strangled to death trying to
swallow the fugitive slave act.'
G. Cleveland will begin his da
ties tomorrow, March 4th, as pres
identof the grandest and most pow'
erful nation under the sun. The
entire country will literally trem-
t 1 ' '1. ji '
me unaer ine roar oi cannon, over
the great event. The experience
will not be altogether new to G ro
ver, as he has been, run through the
same mill once before.
lhe bill to abolish the present
system of collecting taxes passed
both houses and is now a law. It
does away with the necessity of the
sheriff visiting every precinct in the
county for the purpose of collect
ing taxes, and hereafter all persons
must call at the sheriffs office to
pay their taxes.
Oregon now has one new county
created by the legislature. Its
name is Lincoln, and the principal
places in it are Newport, Yaquina,
Toledo, Waldport and Alsea, tak
ing quite a slice out of Benton
county. This makes 32 counties
in the state. ' '.
, The man who attempts to do bus
iness without advertising has been
aptly- compared to a young fellow
winking'at a pretty girl in the dark.
He may know what he is doing,
but nobody else does.
Gilliatn county will have to strug
gle along for awhile yet without an
artesian well, the governor haviriel
vetoed the artesian well bill.
A vei7 poor way to build a towr
to raise the price on lots ev
inue a new house goes up, sna
the Amity Popgun.
St. Taul Globe: The bill appro
priating $100,000 for our exhibitat
the world's fair passed both houses
and became a law. This gives Min
nesota $150,000 with which to make
a respectable appearance before the
world. The sum is none too much.
It will prove to be money well in
vested. Our state is not any too
well advertised, and this is the op
portunity of its existence. We need
more farmers, more mechanics and
more capitalists. In short, there
is 'plenty of room here for more
good men of every class. And then
we need a broader market for our
products of every kind. It is un
necessary to offer an argument to
prove the potency of advertising.
Everybody possessed of a grain of
intelligence knows its power. A
"fifty-cent" exhibit would do us
more harm than good. If we are
to reap any benefit from our effort
in that direction, our exhibit mast
make an attractive showing .and
to make such among the mammoth
presentations which mny other
states are preparing to make, it
will cost every cent of this large ap
propriation. We had far better
make no showing than anything
less than what $150,000 will afford
118. ' .
NOTICE FOE PUBLICATION.
Land Officb at Tb Dau.es, Ob., Jan. 26, 1R93.
Notice Is hereby given thst the following
named settler has filed notice of hi Intention to
make final proof In support of his clnim, and that
said proof will be made before . P. Lucaa, comity
clerk of tiilliain county, at Condon, Oregon, ou
March 15, 1X93, vU: .
HEKRY RENNER, D. 8. 5315,
for the M nee 8 tp 4 of r 21 e. He name
the following wituesBes to prove his continuum
residence upon and cultivation of, said land, Yiz:
W. a Myers. J. C. Cooney, D. B. Trimble and
John Palmer, all of Condon, Oregon.
13-1 John W. I.kwis, Register.
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
Land Office atThb Dam.es, Or., Feb. 11, 1893.
Notice Is hereby riven that the following
named Kettler has filed notice of hia intention to
commute and make final proof in support of Ills
claim, and that said proof will be made before H.
H. Hendricks, IT. 8. Com., at Winlock, Or., ou
April, 22, 1893, vis:
JAMES M. BOX, Hd. 5082,
for the wj sw'i and lot 4 sec 3 and neVJ wAi sec
4 tp 9 s of r 23 e. He names the following witm-
ses to prove bis continuous residence upon and
cultivation of. said land, via:: Frank E. Howell,
Frank Ahalt, Frank Seigrist and J. J. A halt, all of
m-2 Johw W. tKwia, Rejdirter.
V. 8. Land Office, The Dalles, Ob., Feb. 17, '93.
Comnlaint havi iiz been entered at thin nffif
by James F. Cooke of iiilliam county, Oregon,
agdlnst Edward Barkley for failure to comply
"'w " nn w, t.iiiuvi Kiunio rimy ixv. tm. tin
ted about five or six years ago, opon the sw!4 of
the nwli, the alA of the inU and the nwV of thn
su4 oi set s ip a oi r -a e, w. at., in nullum
county. Oreiron. with a view to the canctllHtiun
oi saiu entry; contestant alleging Wat defendant
tract the first year or at any time since, and has
wholly abandoned the same. Jay P. Lucas, comi
ty clerk, is authorized to take testimony in this
nas I ineu to plow or cultivate live acres of unlrf
case at nis omce in lAinaou, ur.. on April 15.
1693, at 10 o'clock a. m.
124-4 J2H!' w- LBWH, Regirter.
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G. & C. MERRIAM, du CO.,
' PUBLISHERS, . -6PRINCFIELD,
it is ijr ,
G 10 S I if G
Out Sale !
I aid closing out my entire stock of gen-
- end merchandise.
OF COST i
I must have money, and you can buy
anything in my atore at
Your Own Figures,
For cash, if called for noon.
Please call early while there la yet ac as
sortment to select from.
J. H. MILLER, CONDON, OR.
D. HI. RINEHART
LIVERY v STABLE,
At the old stand.
My aim is to always keep the best
stock, best feed, and best ,
of every thing.
LOWEST RATES III TOVN.
Wheu you are at the county seat,
call around and gee me. If my
treatment and terms are
not satisfactory it will
not cost you let.
GIVE ME A TRIAL, ANYWAY,
Will find it to .their interest to
spond with me, especially holders of fil
ings dated prior to 1885 and including
that year. I plant timber trees all ages
up to six years, so you can male proof.
You don't have to pay me until final re
ceipt is obtained. 'Price $80, one
half cash ; balance fn nine months, with
good security, sro. seeds warranted,
crop 1892. Frijr "nil kinds.
f . V.E.Fell,
Hep -; i'eppner, Or.
THE MAN IN THE MOON
Has been discovered to have a mate.
W atch. for Her
When next the Moon is full, and meanwhile
t come to Halstead, Rinehart & Co.'s and see
what they have that you want that is new
and stylish. At
Store there Is always something: attractive.
CONDON, -:- -:- OREGON.
LOST VALLEY - LUMBER - HILLS
Are located in Lost Valley Oregon, 18 miles
from Condon, 12 miles from Mayville, 12
miles from Fossil, 7 miles from Lone Rock,
In the Most Natural and Accessible Location
Tnr- a in . in
swi m nun sts
I have got my eteam saw and planing mills in operation,
: and am prepared to furnish lumber of all kinds and in any
quantity. I shall make a specialty of a fine grade of lum
ber, haying especial facilities for supplying thistrads...
Thft'hAfil hniv nf timKoi n FficfArn Hvartrin
It is my aim to keen constantly on hand, ready for imme
diate delivery, a full and complete stock of rough lumber,
dressed flooring, rustic, fine finishing lumber, etc, etc.
A lot of AI Cedar Shingles in Stock at Condon.
Before purchasing elsewhere, you are respectfully invited
to call and see the quality of my lumber, get my prices,
and I am satisfied you will buy your lumber from me.
Proprietor and' Manager.
E. E. Smith.
MESS, SADDLERY, WHIPS, SPURS, CHAPS,
'' , COLLARS, QUIRTS, ETC.'
AND MACHINE-MADE HARNESS.
alty. Call and see
MCES DEFY COMPET1TIOM.
lllyllldrorVoll.OATI16bil..WT?RAT IS hn.
0 bu., (;OUN 100 bu. roTATCMt MM bu. ner n.
ittl t iwntfl for sumpls farm semis and eatiogus. I
Hend Sc. (or pkir. "Acmo Hadlah" and cliirut ostlir. j
. r (J&tiiloff Ih tlis Ao.fc mvfr ntihllithurf in im4..
Trl.li-36pki?. EwMMt V(;frt.bl
I 1 nkti. fcli tunt Flower b(io.;n,
jnw treiiibt (o )'scUla Caut ttstes. "ACUb:"lhenJr irdjsBAlbk
jCHW A. CALZER, LACROSSE. VJiZZZr.Z'.U
in the Moon
iiiiia m a ii i nrr
miiiicaiii wuuu kjr
.T. G. Earhabt.
: : O retro n.
us when you are at the county seat.
T. G. Johnson.
eed and Sale Stables,
1 arge Kew Barn on North Main Street,
'on,, . - Oregon.
GRAIN BOUGHT AND SOLD.
CHAROEH VERY REASONABLE.
Always on Hand at Very Reasonable Rates.
1 public patronage is very respectfully solicited. jrC
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