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THE AURORA BOREALlo
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Aurora, Or., Thursday June 4, 1903
- It was a magnificient spectacle
that appeared In Portland Tues
day night when 90,000 people
gathered on the streets to witness
the great "Spirit of the West"
parade. It shows that Oregon is
Very much alive to the vast ikm
slbilities of her industrial dcvel-
J. W. DAKtOW. Catihtna. N. T,
Prm OirrtirporuUnl htv York Stall
negroes living in the weft African
Sudan, will be the language of the
world, and that their chief city,
Timbuctoo, will have become I he
capital city of the world, hut
then we don't carfi if it docs hap
pen, a3 wc expect to retire a littl"
before that time.
A Subject That la Demanding
Atttntion In Nw York.
la determining upon our highway
Improvement policy we mut consider
the purpose that tns roaJa are to aerve.
The moat Important usv la to enable
the farmer to market hi produce and
procure supplies at tbe lat c anoy
ance and eirwna for transportation.
I?eing the foundation industry, we may
Justly claim that the flrat object ahould
be to provide t-uLanct.-d facilities for
travel ami t raffle Letweeu the farms
and tbe bualnrss centers or sblpplng
points. Tbe welfare of tbo state de
peuds upon a prosperous and remuner-
utlve agriculture, and plan shouKl le
made to conserve the Interests related
thereto rather than to build lung lines
of connecting LiKhwnys that are not of
tuuterlal use to the farmer or any oth
er business or li'uluslrj:. Tbe eBUbllsli-
l bicDt of through roads should be made
c , I He, ondary to an Improvement of the
N)me college professor has fi;7-j ru.llatlng highways thst are used to
Ured that about the year 4000 the t rt :HU tlvorJ voint from which produce
l-irirriinm tt Ur !.,,,, M r J "hipped or that I In Itself a center
language of the Lantus, a tnM of fwP tLo dlspofia, of produco or tlie
( li ise of Bupplli s.
The proposal td s!t aside something
over 3,000 tulles Id the state, to be Im
proved at State expense, td constitute
a ho called trunk systeiri, while plausi
bly presented, docs not carry weighty
argument and should not prevail over
tlio needs and demauds of the farmlug
districts that would not be reached by
tl:ts state system. Some localities
would reap advantages from the use
of roads thus built, obtain relief from
taxation because of their building and
profit by the enhancement of property
vii lues that Inevitably follows highway
Improvement, while In comparison oth
er localities that the etate Is under
(jnite as much obligation to aid will bo
left to strugglo as best they may un
der adverse conditions.
If there was an unlimited fund at
tl:i command of tbe state, each locali
ty might In time be reached by a share
of the benefits. Hut the bonded debt
cannot exceed f.V),000,OU), and It will
re julre practically all that remains of
that sum to complete the state roads
ns projected .y tbe legislative commit
ter. While provision la ma1 In the
bills Introduced by the Joint committee
fur both state and county roads, yet It
may be easily foreseen that the state
M.uls aro to havo first attention, and
wheri that is accomplished the fund
will be absorbed, and the state cannot
therefore assist in the improvement of
tbe county roads'.
The question of through roads its
axaluHt the radiating business roads 1m
of far ufore Importance than many ap
preciate. Every towu hamlet or ship
ping station is entitled to consideration
in the fllstiibutltiu of favors that the
state fim to grant, and there should bo
n. privileged localities. The state
hhouid not build highways for one
town or district and withhold the same
advantage from another. The roads
that are of sutrtclcnt Importance to Jus
tify expensive construction and main
tenance should be a Joint charge upon
tho state, county and town and be so
apportioned that they will provide un
eiulfable division or benefits As be
tween localities. With such a policy
the fund of the state can be rnndo to
cover a much , greater mileage, and
there will be uo discrimination.
. M J. YOUNO.
J. W. DAtSOW. Ci.4ihm. H. Y,
Prtm Cumt)jiJenl JVew Turk Slate
An agreement has been mad '
between thd postoflice authorise:
bf the U. S.,and Great Hriaian,
by which thrj rate of postage be
tween tho two countries will bi
reduced October 1, to two cents
per ounce instead of five cents
as now charged. It is but a
Question of a few years time un
til the postage t) all continental
Europe will be reduted to the
. Chamberlain has been chosen
by a majority of the people to tho
fcffice of U. S. Senator, and there
Is a safe majority of Statement
No. 1 members in the legislature.
The only thing for the legislature
to do now is ratify (he votoof the
people and send Mr. Chamberlain
to the.SVnate. The adoption or
rejection of Statement No. 1 was
optimal with tho.se legislative
candidate? who took it, and it will
not be kca'lthy for any of them to
go bacfc on their pledge.
The Oregonian is now using its
influence to persuade Statement
No. 1 members of the legislature to
ignore their pledges. Mr. Scott
is wasting his time. The Mai ion
delegation will stand pat, and a
majority of other counties will do
GUIDEPOSTS (N FRANCE.
The Nacaaaity For Secondary Agricul
tural Schools Daacribad.
Of late there has been a marked In
crease In the number of agricultural
colleges, and they are all Improving
rapidly In their equipment and facili
ties and aro oil engaging more In vari
ous forms of university extension
work, such as farmerj institutes, cor
respondence courses, reading courses
and experimental researches. They
are thus attructlng a large and ever
larger class of students. Hut all
thin development of agricultural col
leges and their work has only brought
out the fact that under the best condi
tions and working to the fullest extent
of their possibilities they can meet the
educational requirements of onlv a
small fraction of the youth upon our
If any considerable body of the farm
loys and girls aro to receive definite
instruction In the principles of agri
culture (not td mention the class of
city bred boys who are Interested ami
want definite Instruction as td farm
life), th,er must be supplied a system
of schools uf A lower grade than tl
college or what is known as secondary
schools of agriculture. There Is
strong demand for and a disposition
manifest td place the teachings of ag
rlcuiture in the curriculum of our pub
lie and graded schools, but neither
their present condition nor the possi
billtles of their future development
promise any very definite hope of
great value In this direction. Without
doubt their courses of instruction could
be much Improved so as to cultivate a
love for and an interest In nature
study and. Impart many facts that
would be of lasting benefit to the
young people Mho shall go out from
these schools to live upon the farms,
but these schools will never be able to
teach the sciences relating td agrleuM
ture Itself without Interfering with tha
general scopo of their work. What al
wsys has must always continue to
constitute the principal work of the
schools. To these general linos of
work may well be added a limited
amount of nature study, of wood work
ing, domestic science and the elements
of agriculture, but not enough lnstruc-
tlon regarding any art can bo given to
perfect the student in any of these,
and especially Is this trua of agricul
ture and the sclcnco of farm economy.
This must be taupht if taught at all in
schools of hlgho'f grade aud j et to be
within the reach of all must still be
secondary to tbe college and of easy
access to. ad who would avail them
selves of the bcnetlt W. N. GILES.
k Striking Feature If the
Throughout the Country.
, A feature of the rriU r France Is
Uie ever present guldcpost. These guide-
posts ,v"vt of an, Iron plague about
wy f Jfu long aud a f,of high securely,
Bicuiv-d on sturdy pou or fastened ,
! some substantial wall. They are
alnted In white and blue and show
without any pnsslMlity of mlstuke not ;
only the commune or township in j
which the stund, but the next lmpor- ,
tant place In cither direction as well a
tup distances between all the chief i
points upon thst route. Thus you will
Hud If you are truvcllug on a roud i
w hich leuds to Paris that the name of j
the metropolis wi:i appear on the sign- j
board, although it,niay bo several bun-
Ured kilometers duti.tnt.
In addltlou to these guldrposta the '
Touring Club if France has put on !
t!e chief roads n scrle of signs and
Hj-mbols to Indicate to motorists and
bicyclists what sort of a road they are
approai Mng. The slN-n "i ulcntlr." w h!. h !
translated Into kh1 Ttilfed States
liieanM to "let up," tins cau-ied iiuiiiy a
inotorint who Is unfamn.ir with tin
road he Is traveling slow d wn and
t tlnd shortly after the hid been
lasoed that t wiis w. U tlist he paid at
tcntlon to It b. c.i'w ef n steep grade
or nome abrupt turn. Then. Is i, rx.
"". In view of the sjmb.;s and sign
board, fi.r any n. motoring In Franc
t get on the wrong rod or tj cenu
tmcxprctedly Into iroul!p -Frank I'rrs
brcy In Outing M.'c.i7.:iu
Rural Churches, id Grange.
Tlie grange cnt never nil the place
of the church In rural communities,
says nil exchange. And this It has
never attempted. Co where you will
and you will find that th best workers
In the grange, If they are members of
nijy church, are active members aud
foremost In every movement for the
upbuilding of the church.
Tlie men who contribute money and
time for the erection of grange hall
are usunlly llhcrnl supporters of the
pastor and church. The -oh1
and the public splrif.d cltlr.cn
, Granger or Patron.
An evpsv!:?!t!vo Individual from
somewhere has discovered that there
Is no such word as "granger;" that
tin? one and only appellation of a mem
ber of tho grang.. Is Futrou of llus
bundry. This so called "discovery" has
Is'cu made many times duilng the past
forty years. Yet "graug.-r" has been
tho popular fame for members of tlie
-rc.-.t Order, find "granger" it shall bo
Ui:td the tud of lane. Applied nt tll-t
to trie Fatroiis la rldi.-ute. it lias co;.
to be a synonym of honor and rcpsM.
No true Fatrou is ashamed of the
' Grange Librariea Popular.
In the matter of grange libraries
Connecticut leads New England, if not
tho entire country. A few years ago a
committee was jippohited with Fro
fessor C. H. Fbclps as chairman to ar
range for and put in circulation ten
traveling libraries of twenty books
each. A Careful system was outlined
and the several libraries given twenty
suitable books, so that each group
would lnclndo works' of fiction, nature,
travel, history and agriculture. There
has been a steady demand for them,
and, many more calls have been re-
coked than could be supplied. This
Iflng the fact, twenty more libraries
will be added within Uw near future,
nrraugemeuta for which were made at
the last annual meeting of the state
grnngo nt Hartford. This -will make
thirty traveling libraries, wiih twenty
books each, circulating among the
granges In the Nutmeg State. Tbo
plan Is very commendable nnd is wor
thy of still grenter multiplication. De
tails of management, .fucludlng the
matter of obtaining a library or any
suggestion bearing on the question.
cm le secured from Professor C. S.
Fhe'ps of Chaplnvllle. Conn.
j WILSONVILLE j
Horn to Mr. and Mrs. Silvely, i
! Thursday, a son.
I Born to Mr. and Mrs. Jack
Willard, a son.
Sam Hillman is reported better.
' Miss S. M. Graham entertain
ed the Five. Hundred Club,
Thursday at her home. Mrs.
Win. Maycock of Butteville was
the visiting truest and carried oft
the prize. A dainty pink lunch
eon was served.
The Ladies Aid of the Congre
gational Church of Hood Viow,
have postponed their monthly
meetings from the first Thursday
to the second Thursday on ac
count of the Rose Carnival.
The Wilsonville local car will
make an extra trip from Port
land each night this week, lcav- a
ing at 10:50 p. m., arriving atiUfOrfl.
Wilsonville at 11:35, to accomo-i
date all who wish to see the il-i
luminated parade and return the
A very large crowd visited the
Fleasant Hill cemetery Saturday
and every grave wa3 decorated;
flags floated from fcll the old sold
St. Paul boys defeated Sher
wood White Sox, Sunday, in a
hard fought game on the St. Paul ! a Specialty,
uiamona. a ne score was 7 to if.
Much enthusiasm was shown on
both sides as White Sox had won
two games over them recently.
Fine Spring Millinery
A Complene Assortment of the latest Styles in Ladies' and
Misses' Hats, Ribbons, Laces, Ornaments, Trimmings,
Ladies, Belts, Etc. Prices Veey Reasonable.
Mrs. Rose Giesy,
THE NEW AURORA HOTEL
A. LUNDEEN, Prop.
The Dest $1. 00 A Day Hotel
In Northern Marion Co.
First-Class Cafe in Connection
Fresh Line of Summer Dress Goods
Latest Styles of Wall Paper, Etc 9
ThcSELZ, HAMILTON-BROWN and PETERS Shoes
A. HGIESY & CO.
, Established J83.
Let us figure on your job printing.
The Borealis, Aurora, Oregon
Post Office Building.
t OI ' IV
Tht Flag In th Grange.
M rnthor plena Inff liK-a that hns
rtnlvei.v Jit(sl lu the
" of Nw Uauipjihlre, If we flro
t;.v liilnneil. of having thcKtars
lilies displayed in tho cranio
I. iM. It U M lo hoped grnnpes In other
s!:i!cH, v. ill follow tho example and
V. .it i.i the iu-ar future no grance hall
fn ; :-') ;ii::t will he ronsidercvl from
I !! l:hont iho nntlonal cintilotu la
tli y,-. -"i of n t:if!l.v drnjd flag,
"l i ne hath its victories no less re
iiowned tliaii war." t.t tin use every
dT.Mt Instill this principle In the
m!: -il of our .Voting pop'e.
Ci loiiel l.leit II. ThotTias, one of
the ol.lest iue:nUrrt of the 1 Viinylvft
i nl.i Htnte (triiiu'e. lied n few week
i n c . He n i-eeretfiry of the Ut
1 praiui in 17:. the jear of the orjtaul-
ration, nnd rctalued that t ihoe until
ShWtp 9i Lait ll.nf.
; dim t n trn,l!;l,.M h.ti.ll
ilov ii Pv U . rd. the i. nr of Stratford I ," Wt ro Vvv
Mme:e;ir, ..... . t i men lei.
l'fOl1K'lt . ) (
I r: vt ..i ;.-.. t
the k-reit i .-.f
A new t,rai ,;o tintioi. .1 hank vn
cpened rvceutly at Io .lin-tun, l'a.
I.utu'heoii was uei-ed to 2.' peton
nt to attend the core-
The Jii.enile Krauze Idea nhould be
('evehMkd Into general practice. The
Juveri ' k'r.'.nj:. Is a ..od school for
the and iirl.. It U teach them
t-clf j'lix, si,.;. iarllani-nfary prnctico.
f.i '.l t ii:rri n"d oratory It would
I e '.':'! lit to Itiianhie nny other one
t:i!.i,' that would he letter for the
rin.i Unt and K'rls than the Jurerilo
I'.v th t'.'Ci
e.'ie aN'id :
- t II. IK s f,.
"i;-erry v. .et'.r,,'- with
i Joi.m.m. Another au
l l"l I'.llp". aaya that
diP ty phold, rauxivl
l I -ad drainac' aNut
X't-e nearly eerythnjj
nevtMre. thrt ntit-atioti
Of. the iljru.-ter .f ,,,t t'lneM ran
BnatTeU t.uly conjoetui ally.
Some of tho t fleers f the New York
atate prance nra Iviunlti!; t talk
ahout ne.n.J'on of th Kntnici'
l'i the atate w'.c.;.C ttmut l.'l(
I reported In tlie Maine pnrern
!'.".t State Master C.irdner mtr
h ch 'xeii .is the candidate fr cr
r;i,'r the Ivmi.vt: He ticket at the
n. t e'.ctlw it t: l ho rcMl'cd that
he win defeated hy a t-ctW ir.aj.-ri'y f, r
state master hy t :. SV. -i at the
recent nuetliv of the !a;e Kripji'.
The Ancient Art
Of Helping Yourself,
Ever go to a Sunday school picnic when yon were a boy?
Course you did. i . .
Fairfield ronnty rni .tu. Oh'o. da
Tt.t! to ser d the C. neral As-etnh'y
los rj t tach of t'.c auhrd!nat
Krau j lu the county.
Kvery tvnr.'y d, u' la the M.ite of
Nw ork hot four atlecd.-d the met t-
'? of t!io cornty h'p -ties at Syrac-jte.
I'i's !tt py' interest in the work!
T!;!. n.t-ti.i- oi the ,tatc fTAlv;9
over nt per dlcra nnd raKnaJ
txx wer paid the dtputkn.
11, the women folk used to unread thrt
tablecloths end to end on the pras, then damn em thick
with the best eatables you ever ate ? My I Fried chicken 'bout
every two foot, with roll
jelly cake in between.
Kccollect how the Su
perintendent would stick
his handkerchief under his
collar and say cheerfully i
"Now all help your
self !" .
Then everybody fell to
and helped himself. If
Tou were a timid boy and
held back till all the chick
en was gobbled up, you re
gretted it yon regret it
still. You didn't help
yourself, nnd nobody else
Ivemcmbcr that picnic
when the gang of fellows
from the city happened
along and lit into the fried
fowl? City chaps are al
ways hungry. They help
ed themselves, and there
wasn't anything left for
tho town boys but the
Life is a picnic. Not a
Sundav school Tiicnio rnt
exactly. But it's a picnic dinner all the Mm. Th? feast is
spread for you. I'vorybody help himself now I
SUPPOSE YOU'RE A MERCHANT IN THIS
TOWN. THERE'S FRIED CHICKEN AND ROLL
JELLY CAKE ALL AROUND YOU. BUT YOU LET
x THE CITY CROWD COMF IN AND SNATCH IT
RIGHT FROM UNDER YOUR NOSE. ALL YOU
GET 19 THE BONES AND SCRAPS.
The city fellows arc helping themselves. They reach out
Ion- f nger tho mail or.'., r r.onthlv and the price catalogue
--and pick up ti e choice bit. l.v dn"t tou trv a few lingers
of odverti-iin in vour local na-r. .live aW.! rt
outside. k't there f.rst ::d 5 e!rv v.-mr.Mf I..
"Now all help yourself ,
MORAL: 0'JR ADVERTISING RATES FUR
WISHED ON APPLICATION.
Will be made this Season by the
(LINES IN OREGON)
From AURORA both ways1
through Portland, to
St. Louis?.....: G8.40
St. Paul...::..:. ::::.:....:. .. CO. 90
Omaha...:......:::.:......:.:.: . co.9Q
Kansas City CO. 90
The rates from Canby are ten
cents less than th3 above.
The R&tes. from Aurora or Can
by, one way through Califouiia,'
St. Louis . 82.50
St. Paul...... ; 81.50
Omaha... '.' 75. 0Q
Kansas City 75.00
TICKET WILL BE CM ,?Vl.'E
MAY 4. 18 ,
JUNE 5, G, 19. 20
JULY 6, 7, 19, 20 ,
AUGUST 6, 7, 21, 22
Good for return in 90 days' with.
stcpoVef privileges at pleasure
within limits. (
For any further information call
on the local agent
Geo. Miller, Agt, Aurora,
H. N. Brown, Agt, Canby,
or vVite .to r rf.:- , -
Portland , , Oregon.' '
Aurora Drug Store
Complete Stock of fresh Drugs
Prescriptions A Specialty
dr. (Jls proprietor.
Plair, and fancy Stationary,
blank books novel?, etc., at the
IV t Office Store. Henry A. Sny
Geo. Terdue and Miss Scarey,
were up from Portland - Decora
Miss M. Price is visiting her.
grandparents, Mr.andMrs. Teter
Cook at Rickreall.
Jim Ogle and wife were visit
ing at the Noblitt ranch over
Mrs. Fhil Mohr is quite sick.
Miss Freda Gahler is home for
q ', the summer.
Prof. Hitter and wife sport
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