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THE AURORA BOREALIS
Fi.j';:!ied cverf Thursday by
DIXON I II0SKIN50N, PPOPRJET0PS
KATKS OF SUBSCRIPTION:
One year (in advance) $1 00
Six months ' 50
Application made for second
Advertising rates made known
upon application to the office.
Aurora, Or., Thursday 11 June, 1908
Whew! A little ice water and
a fan, please.
Under the new national bank
ing law, approved May oOth,
Oregon's added juota of curren
cy wilt be $2,111,000.
Gov., Chamberlain ha3 refused
to go as a delegate to the demo
cratic National convention, be
cause he is1 non-parti?an, and h is
iu?t bec'n elected U. S. Senator
by the republicans of Oreg'o i.
Those who thought that ''the
good old Rummer time' never ex
pected to visit us again had their
fears expelled this week. The
mercury went to 85 in the shade
Monday, with prospects of climb
ing higher within the next few
With the election over and the
assurance df a bumper crop, the
people of all Oregon should "get
busy" and advertise more than
ever bef )rv With its latest ad
dition, the Toledo Developement
League, the Oregon Pevclope
lnent League now has S3 mem
bers. . The great Hose Festival of Port
land Is now a matter of History.
It was easily the most eventful
week Portland ever enjoyed.
The convention1 of the Pacific
Coast Ad Men's League started
at the Commercial Club Monday
morning, closing the day with a
dinner that was simply perfect.
In the, valley around (Jove,
Pregcn!, there will be produced
this year two hundred tons of
phcrries and five hundred cars of
pppjes. The people there realize
that they , will need from 250 to
00 people iri additien to their lo
cal population to pick and puck
the cherry crop.
, ' ,-j ' 1
j The University of Oregon ap
propriation carried at the rec.'nt
election, which is the cause fir
gratification . gn the part of all
who bclievejn higher, education.
It is truo that many who believe
in a liberal appropriation for the
University thought $125,000 a
year too much, but it is a very
moderate revenue fe'r the State
collcgeif a, great rtate like Ore
gqPj. hrr increase in tax'es is
prl l-o ceutn on the $1000. A
(nan whose property is assessed
at $10,000 will pay 25 cents a year
toward the support of the Uni
versity, and the college is more
largely patrunued by young men
and women of moderate' means
who are wholly or partially solf
supporting, th.'.-i. by any ether
clas-?. An e,ur.Mntiari . at -.the
registrar'!' "vV.c i'.I comkuv
i"', ;i,e tiutl Uu. is true.
$150 I 0K I'.liSf ARTICU:.
The IlepuMiv ;i'i Congres -icnal
ti.i..uttee olt iv. $150 for the
best article not . xiveding 1, CU i
words on th.e subject: .
why Hi?', kitit.i.ican iwkty 1
nioi'Li !t;: si en mil (
M:x r nuyi:...; :!.. j
This competition is epe.i L) r.ll. '
In judging t h irerits of eon-,
tribution.'. cviv ,.h r; .lion will be
pven not trdy toMU rrgu-!
hut' ar.d f: ! - presented, but ,
tiitL' corv:ncing pwer. md it
should !' l' i no it tv.'i.d that j
Men. 't.er-o (.r;ro :. re to bo
leclcd ' " ell r" Pr :ident and
No manuscripts will be leturn-
d, but ill l e the property of
i, .Thc.be.st artielj will be widely
ised both in the newspapers of
the country and pamphlet form.
The ward will be made and
check sent to successful contest
ant about August 15th. Manu
scripts must be mailed not later
than July 15th to
Hepublican Congressional Com
mittee, Metropolitan Bank Building,
Washington, D. C.
If the boys in' St. Johns who
have been in the habit of spend
ing $15 or $20 a month for booze
will deposit that amount in the
bank every month for the next
two years and never drink a drop
of joy water during that time,
we w ill guarantee them a better
time, more money, better friends,
more ot them and they will never
again resort to the jag shop for
amusement thereafter., St.
The Uuyinz ani Selling of Hops
That the buying and selling of
heps to eastern and Londn mar
kets is all a matter of confidence
in the home dealer was clearly
demonstrated td he, writer a few
days ago, when H. L. Bents con
ducted ui through his sample
room3 over the Aurora State
Rank. Mr. Bents receives sam
ples from various growers. He
takes one of these samples,, sep
arates it into two parts, keeps
one part himself and sends one
part to the market in London.
Ho numbers the sample sent to
correspond with the sample re
tained. For instance he received
a sample of hopd from John
Smith. He separates the sample
into two parts, numbr3 both parts
20, and sends one part to London
and piuts the other in his simple
room. He knows just who is the
owner of sample No. 20, and if
the London buyer wants any of
tho hops numbered 0, he cables
the Aurora office and Mr. Bents
immediately notifies the grower
of the sale. It would be an easy
matter however, to send a good
sample to the London office and
thert deliver an inferior quality of
hop. As payment is usually
made at once, this could easily be
done! But the most valuable as
set of the hop dealer is absolute
reliability. And when the Lon
don and eastern buyers once
learn this it fc' easy for him to do
business. Aurora is to be con
gratulated in having no other
kind Of dealers but the best and
r.'os-t reliable , I iml:- Their
straight forward methods and
honest dealings viJ both sellers
and buycre gives Aurora the re
putation of, being the most active
hop market in the Willamette
II. II. Palmer, former editor of
the LaGrande Elgin. Leader, who
so mysteriously disappeared from
LaGrande several weeks ago and
who it was thought had commit
ted suicide, has been found.
Tin'1, discovery was brought about
by his request for funds. Palm
er wrote to Mr. Snyder, hlJ form
er partner in Impress, for St
ance. No cttert will be made to
bring hini back to Klein, as, prac
tically all the bills again t the
'itm wore tal.en care of by Mr.
'n vder. M M i l ; n i 1 1 e Tel ephor, e
II ..LI I l! . ..? f. .... II" i-
iiunoarui iciut na dij;miccvss.
The picn'e gien by the K. P's.
it Hubbard last Saturday was a
complete success in every partic
ular Those who attended
pros;l thenselvcs a; eminently
satisfied with the entertainment
; t o ided.
One fent i' e ef the day wa-Uhe
ball game L tw.vn Canby and
M. Pa :!, w hich was fast, furiom
and to a fini'h. and resulted in a
score of 0 to 2 in favi r of Canby.
The weather wr.s ideal, and
great crowd came from WckhI
b'?rn. Aurora. Needy, Canby, St.
Paul, and ether points. An or
ation wa delivered by Hon. J.
K. N.Bell. After the day's festi
vities the picnickers danced until
the wee smell hours.
' A ROTHSCHILD STORY.
"Th Rtward That Cam ts a Student
With a Heart.
OU liotbucLllil to:l.3 cr popular
now in ruror. "Some aro truo," aaja
nn Kngllsh writer, "ixjiue lire only
ilcvcr, nnd many arc plmp'y larea
ll ja. I'.ut all are rta'l vrftU intereat"
Here is one from tbe Pj-itaudcr, Lon
diu: "At a lutubeon given by Eiupreua
Eugenie at tbe Tullri the Load of
tbe I 'a r l.i house of ItotharhlM waa
watej ofpostte a groat painter. Roth
schllj waa not blessed with (rood looks
nnd bad, moreover, an expresaloo of
dlatrcM end resignation combined. Tbe
painter could not take hla ryea off him,
and this worried Rothschild not a lit
tle. After the meal he asked the paint
er why bo bad taken so great an Inter
est In blm, nnd to his great amaze
ment the painter Informed him that bo
had studied blm aa a model for a teg
gar In a picture he wu then eroirbig.
Rothschild's face brightened, and bo
enld, 'I will alt for you.' And be did.
One day when he waa rnadng a pupil
of tho painter's waa bo touched by the
expression of woe on the face of the
model that he slipped a five franc piece
into the 'poor man's' baud aad van-lt-hed
before nn explanation was possi
ble. Tbe next day the young man re
ceived 400 aa Interest on his well In
fested 5 francs."
SHOOTING WITH MORTARS.
Hitting the Targst ts Simply a Matter
How do we hit with the mortars?
An observer near the short who sees
tbe target communicates the horizontal
and vertical angle at which to lay the
mortar and the Instant of time at
which to fire, and tbe gun does tbe
rest. If yon were standing at the cen
ter of a large clock dial laid flat on the
ground and wanted to hit w ith n base
ball a man walking around on the out
side, you would notice how long It took
the man to get from I to II and again
from II to III. Then you would de
cide whether if the ball were thrown
brer a point halfway between IUI and
V Just as be arrived opposite 1 1 1 1 the
man and the ball would reach the
same spot at the same time, It being
understood, of course, that ha main
tained uniform speed and direction and
that the ball was thrown with proper
force. Instruments give us the range
and obsertatlons, and mechanical de
vices give Us the range differences, in
creasing or decreasing by certain abort
Intervals of time, too short for a ship
of any sIm to eBcarm by attempting to
change direction or unocd.. Our ob
server's circle has 81,000 divisions.
Captain Howell In Scientific Amerk-nn.
fcerelsssiMss of the Uns.
Tbe rtrldlcs bnd been In their hew
country houw for scarcely a wcelt tie
fore the girl who went out to hunt for
strictly frcxh egg came back empty
bnnd"d. ,. . , .
"Wheri nre tho cggi, KIlen7" naked
fclrs. Ilrldje, , .
. 'Sure, mum! OI couldn't folnd a
w.in." I , i . . .....
"DM you look In the henhouse?"
"!s, mum." i :
"And In the haymow?" .
VOl wlnt all over the place."
"And the manger?"
"They warn't there, muni."
"Well, sometimes. Henry collecti the
eggs In n bnfiket and hnng'i It tinder
tho cow shed."
"Oi found the bnKltct, but It win
Imply. OI hunted all over the place
and, high nor loweorra n sign of thlm
cpR could Ol folnd Anywhere."
"I!r me." said Mrs. r.rldlc absent
ly, "I hope they haven't been rilHluld!"
The Ayes Had It.
Thero Is n certulu representative In
congress whom Hecretnry.l & young
la1y. She Is prttty, and she 1 as
bright ns she U gid looking, being
aN the possessor of a pair of Unutl
ful eyes. The other day she called on
a calJnet official to nsk a favor for a
constituent.- The grave and dignified
bend of the department looked at her
"My d.-nr young lady. I am afrn.'d 1
ennnot do what you ask, although your
big brown eves"
"Then th nycs have It," quick as a
flash the young lady said. And fche pot
w hat tho reijues'el
One ef the chief sources of food for
the Inhabitants of the Hawaiian Is
lands Is the tulierous root of the taro
p'ai'f, ul.ic'i i.ninevv!iat resembles the
v att r illy. The roots of thl.-i plant nie
j'v.'iMid up Into pulp niul allowed tc
ni;r. In whli h form It Is called "jh1."
The jitulT Is icry stl-ky, nnd the na
tives oat It by slh'kl'ig their Oncers
If to a dish of It at.d then licking them
That boy Is n r;!;My unsatisfactory
and tinproiiiNI'ig jropo!!tlon. both for!
himself an 1 otht r follvs, who Is laiy as
nli get our. but stl!' Innhls on bailug
three ii.jiiare rie-'!s a day. It Is a ,
eoiiree of hu r aii.g eiapernIlon on'
the jart of those who have to put uj
vlth folks of this type that their ecu
aiUutloual Inactivity Is almost always
"econipjHilod by a remarkably eoiuid
state cf f.hysleal health.
A fri. M thi writer knew some ycra
nc f.!!.l ti!Mii;f for t!n ministry.
While pofsess'.n s!ruvrl:y ni.d (rtrn.st
r.es to e marked decree, I.e w.is so.
JltMdent and ill nt ee In the pv.'ptt
tint his l.ea'.th broke dnva. cm,1 :is n
result b. IiaI to ijuit his jastor.il work. !
He moed en to a f.r:n t,!,h he own
el and txlay ruus a moJil dairy, from
uhl. h Le yuppl'e m llf to a large mm
I - r of cuto:;iers In a nearty twn.
While he n b-i-jjer bis a ult fro:a
svh!-h t preach. b- srl'.l hns tf.e same
opportunity t. ! il squarely with his ,
ffllows ail to c've "govvl roeafnre,
ffesscj down and ruur.Ing over."
j WOLFER PRAIRIE
Summer is here ane the warm
gun hine is dojng a great deal of
John Jesse made a business trip
to Oregon Cityi Wednesday.
Most all the young folks from
here attended the picnic andj
dance at Hubbard, Saturday. ;
Ralph Gibble who has nAur()ra
working at Chehahs, Wash., fori
the past G months is home for a
Needy First team defeated
Monitor Sunday on the home
Hops , are ,'bumM
Every one is looking forward td
the picnie at Liberal, June ittth.
Katie Hitter is staying With hef
sister-in-law, Mrs. Percy Hitter of
The second nine of Iseedy,
which is now known as the "Red
Sox", wron an easy victory over
the Mack?burg nine on the latters
diamond; Score 9 to f
A Social dancexVill be given ih
Smith's HalhMacksburg Saturday
night, June 13th. Every one
come and have a godd time.
Music by Garrett's Orchestrd.
Where! OH Where! Can we cel
ebrate the 4th?
For thb best tobac'co.4 iind ci
pars call on Henry A. Snyder, the
Post Otnce Store.
Let Us figure on
Good Work -
When Butte Was 1
For Cvo weeks lost, winter the city of Butte, Mont., was
a barren desert. It waa the driest placo on earth. The
water supply was all right, but owing to a strike all tho
newspapers were suspended.
Uutto's experience proved that in this day, and ago tho
local newspaper ii a public necessity. Nobody knew what
was happening. Falso '
rumors Fpread liko bad
buttar. Fako stories
about citizens circulated
by word of mouth until
several duels almost re
sulted. There wero no
neV!papers to; tell the
truth about things. (
Business suffered worst
of all. Merchants tried
handbill?, which didn't
fill the bill. They work
ed tho billboard over
time, but only bored the
public. The people cried
for new?pap3 as babies
cry for (See ad.)
For once in tho his
tory of the world it wa?
jTradvonturo that a town
without a live newspaper
w a ilea.! one. Stores
could not do business without prrly adverting their
wares, and they ruld r.ot advrrtUo properly without news
Butto merchants aw r.ow advertising to make up for lost
time. Business mo-n who didn't think much of advertising
before have ler.rr.ed itj vnlno t.nd are rising newtpap r
Tl;i xperi( noe f llutt carries a lesson for every other
town tliis one, for instaire:
v 4044 v??94 41. 41 4?
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. LNDEEN, Prop.
The Best $1. 00 A Day Hotel
In Northern Marlon Co.
First Class Cafe
A. H. GIESY & CO
Qdneral Merchandise, Dry Goods, Clothing,
Boots and Shoes, Groceries, Flour and Feed,
Hardware, Tinware, Furniture, Etc., Etc., at
HIGHEST PRICE PAID FOR COUNTRY PRODUCE.
A; H. GIESY & CO;
Aurora - - Oregon
your job printing.lLoW rates
X4 4 IV
ITS OWN WAY. I
K-;..rnPf?(; 4.7 44 40.
Will be made this Season Jby the
(LINES IN OREGON)
From AURORA. both ays'
through Portland; td
St. Louis...:.. : 63.40
St. Paul G0.90
Omaha... ; . G0.90
Kansas, City MM '...v.v. 60.90
The rates from Canby , are ter!
cents less than the above.
The Rates from Aurofa or Can
by, one way through California;
St. Louis 82.50
st. paui.....:..:...;... '.:.::. si.5q
Omaha. ... 75. 0Q
Kansas City ;. ,'.'"::. V;' .. . 75.00
TICKETS WILL BE ON SALE
MAY 4, 18
JUNE G, 6, 19. 20
JULY 6, 7. 19, 20
AUGUST 0, 7, 21, 22
Good for return in 90 days with
stopover privileges a.t pleasure
For any further information call
on the local agent
Geo. Miller. g', Aurora,
II. N. ifrc-rr, At Canby,
or write to ', , . .
l Aurora Drug Store
Complete Stock of Fresh Drugs
Prescriptions A Specialty
DR. M. QIIiiY, PROPRIIiTORl
Plain ar.d fancy Stationary,
blank books novel'?, etc., at the
Post 0:f;ce Store, Henry A. Sny
The Canby Developement
League is issuing 5000 attractive
circulars, descriptive of Southern
Clackamas county. The copy is
now in the hands cf the printers,
and the booklet will soon be ready
N HAY FOR SALE -About a ton
of choice clover hay for sale. In
quire at Aurora Drug Store.
Fop all kinds of Nurserj stock,
can en S. B. Reese. Canby. Ore-