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The Lebanon Kxpress.
HATUIUA Y7 APRIL !, hh7.
J. H . ST I N E, Editor.
wjiisky jx rot. I TICS.
AmoiiK the pcrentest evil or the whla
kytmnVIa the IntHienee it exert In
jiolitles. It i now the inwtleo f the
olltt-e m-eker to t utor t the good n ill
of thorn engtnred In the hnnhn fur the
purpose of fiin j eleftloiis. In the
larp.vr cltios ennritttute even imy tin'
lleeiio for men to run anloons in tln-lr
interest. The result I Unit n eertain
vlass of voters arc tluw font rolletl hy It
to vote for thone who are in .vinmthy
with tlio tralile white men with better
viewmuul higher moral prinelple are
tlefenteri. Tluw it 1 enabled to piw
er nnt flourish and extend lUilchn
jn? tnthtenee Into legislative 1h!u!, Ju
dieial mul other tribunal-. Who litw
forjjotten the- wene dnrinjx the fhttlug
I toursi of the regular M-Hsion of our leg
islature two years njfo, iluriup the joint
M Wiou w hieh failed to eleet V. H.
senator, vh-n the judiciary room
easno, o it wro, n lar from which
vhaninaigne mul other llnuom were
dealt out in the interest oflhe ditll rent
vandtdates for the highest ortlee in the
jrift of tlm Mute.' In consideration of
the evil of the trallle in this direetlon,
jeide from its debasing inlluonee in the
home circle, ttnd In every elas uf so
ciety, is it not lime it was checked?
The following from the Oreioniaii if
furthtr evidence of its eorrunting inilu
enee In the politic of Oregon :
Ij'tst year the orgiini.ed liquor rings
of Oregon interfered in a most unjust i
llalde manner in the iMlil of this
Ma'o. Thev U-aine llis of the
JMitchell nia liine in Multnomah imm-
ty, and tlte combination put forth its
whole Mrenutli in tho eleetloii of a just-
Uv of the supreme nmrt, and in the ef
fort to nut un it into the legislature from
different parts of the state who would
le lammil to tlio interest ot me
eopnrvonerH in tlte enterprise. It
was a most scandalous alliance, and
it partially succeeded in its puroso.
The Orc(f)iin attacked it with veho
jneinv, Net forth tho scandalousness of
noh a continuation, exposed the vill
niny of its method, and nppeahd to
the Hple to l-at it. It ought to have
Ix-cn lieaten in every part of its under
taking, hut it sueeeed in fleeting: the
justice of the supremo eourt and tlte
Mate senator in Multnomah.
Tlte milking qualities of a iwv de
pend more upon hershv'a mother than
upon tltose of her own mother.
A common hoe, Mralghteited out by
a hlacksmitlt, makes a cheap and ex
ecllcnt Implement tor chopping roots
The poultry business In the Tutted
Stated is estimated it f 2iO,(XMi,(Kiu per
annum. Over :,;oo,mk was paid for
Imported egg l'it year.
It Is generally admitted that the
granular system' in buttcr-niakntg Is
not only o great saving of lahor hut also
the means of obtaining tiettor result.
A few farmer neighbir can have
fresh meat evi ry day in tin' year by
taking turns in killing u beef, pig or
sheep ami dividing thoeiireassoipinlly.
Ship vour oorn to market hy way of
the fat iiog or steer. A good strong,
well fattened sheep can carry some
corn to market at a very reasonable
The patron who will sell or hrlug im
am- or imperfect milk to ine tacrry is
a imssonirer Inning holes in the
The late H 'V. Henry Ward lleceher
was one of the few men v, ho are- lMrn
Mith the gift of cxteiniian)"ous
sH-ch. Jlis power in this direction
Consisted not merely in his command
f language, but in hisatHuent imagina
tion, his warm impulses, his fertility
in resource, in his power of Midden con
verging his mind and heart uon the
theme. Mr. Heechcr was like Dr. Ilcl
lows, w ho com pl;ii lied that men some
time treated him as if he wen a Inittle
front whieh it w as only necessary to re
move the Mopiier. Mr. lkveher's elo
quence was not of tliegrandihxpient or
orotund type. It was conversational,
dramatic; it gleamed with wit ami
humor or dropped into pathos; it soar
ed on the lofty wings of the imagina
tion, ami swoojied down again into an
ecdote and illust ration. Hidiscourses
were full of windows, that let in the
light; and some of them set in stained
glass, whieh glowed with Wnutiful im
agery. CtrMian J? f;i.st r.
The Philadelphia JW, says: The
aide Keittuckian who loasts that he
never used whisky or tohaceo is still in
Washington trying to seen re the post
of Minister to Austria, hut there isn't
much chance for him. There is a net
tled fitdifig in Administration circle!
that a Kentuckian with such a record
as his is too rare a curosity to send out
of the country even to a loan exhibition.
The Albany Democrat has the fol
lowimr view concerning the l'rohibt
try Amendment: "From wnat we
ee and hear, we estimate that the Pro
hibitory Amendment will receive a
larger vote in Linn county, in projior
tion to the mmilier of votes cast, titan
it w ill receive in any county in the
ship which keeiw hint and all others
I'nlcss the manure Isold and well
rotted, it should not lo allowed fo
touch the r nils of the fruit trees, hut lie
spread ujion the ourfaiv.
High and rolling land is U'st for
sheep. They Mill not do well on low
Hogev ground. S!n-ep wck hijjlt ami
ilry land on which to graze and lie.
Knrly grass for ows In milk stimu
lat)'H flow ant Improves fpiality, i'.'Jkv
iallyifthe milk is for butter making;
it gives color anil imparts an aroma
that suggests the frcMtucst of spring.
A few Imxes ill the hous tilled with
earth, and planted to tomatoes, lettuce
ami tit hliauc. will U foend a cheap
mode of securing early plants. Now is
the time to tiegin, as they will not grow
to radiilly when thescds have sprout
ed. Dairying is divided, like ancient
tJaul '(vide fittirt) into two jmtts.
Tlu tirxt part ts to make good butter,
aiul the second part is to kII it. Jlut
terwell made, like'o hIs well Iwiught"
is half sold, but we must sell tlte other
It is Infinitely lotler to have one
c iw that will give f,tm pvainds of milk
in a season than to have two cows Hint
w ill eive .'t.ntMi lxnmds -iU'h, even if the
quality of milk is equal; in rlcluu-ss of ;
milk the 5,mu-pounl cow is likely to
lie ahead. 1
Scald and thorouvthlv clean out your
churns, milk cans and dairy Hxtim's,
but ki't-p your nasty dishcloth away
front conuu't with any utensil. The
dishcloth almost unii rsallv is about
the most filthy rag in the wliolc house
and should never lie used on dairy uten
sils. It is a good plan to give the hogs
wood aslu-sonce a week with salt. 'I he
more charcoal the ashes contain the
better. In coal-burning section give
them the coal ashen with cinder, and
they will relish it very much; ami thev
take great delight in munching sniail
lumps of coal.
It is not a question, so far a profit is
concerned, how much a pig will wi'isjli
wheinlrcssid, as it is how much it has
cost. The suei'ss in hog rearing turns
on this one ixint. Ifliog cost mon
titan they will sell f-r, there is nogwd
in them, 'except the manure they will
make, and this may le very little, and
too often is.
Kainite, width is now cxtmsivcly
u soil as a fertiliser, is a compound of
the Milpluttc of(Mit:tsh and magnesia,
containing, also, common salt atui
other chlorides. It is not only an ex
cellent fertilizer, In-ing soluble, but is
one ot tlie ih-si materials mat can ih
iiscfl for preventing loss of autonia in
the manure heap.
Place the hot-lied In a ositlon sons
to get the most sunlluht during the day,
and cover the sash at night, sons to
avoid lows of heat by radiation, tilass
permits heat to i scape very rapidl.Vt
and It Is l st, Ihcrcfore, ti te a iloubh'
glazed sash, as the air space lietweeit
the pahiH of gliis well serve iw it pro
tection front the cold.
If you have let your horses unfortun
ately get thin during the winter, lose
no time in feeding up. The full strenutli
or the animals will be required in plow
ing and seeding time. It is p.Hir econ
omy to stint animals upon which so
much depends In sueeesslully prosecut
ing the lal mii of the farm. It Is, in
fact, poor economy to let any farm ani
mal get til in.
liaise your own cows. Keep a milk
record, and select heifers only from
your Iwst milkers. In bnvillng, grade
Vat her than cross. Tse n pure-bred
bull of your chosen breed on vour na
tive cows. The oll'spting will uvtier
allv follow the prepotency of the bull.
Adopt ( lie best method of" feeding w ith
a view to keep the greatest amount of
stock on the same land.
Much of the future value of the horse
depends upon the care given It during
Its first winter, lltcre Is apt to f a
sudden check to growth when the
change Is made from weaning ami from
green tndry fluid, and unless this Is
picvclited by good, substantial food
what Is then' list will never be regain
ed. I-'.xcIcIho is also very Important,
ho that lilieral feeding will result in a
proMirtiounto development iif musclcM
instead or ail fat, as It might if the colt
was kept tied all the time.
The-general treatment of pigsHccnis
to le basei I upon tlte Idea that they an
naturally greedy and gluttonous ani
mals. and that (Ins lml.it should In- en
couraged hn much as Itnsslble. Ilenec
all the discus which so rrctiucntlv af-
fect tiis. When a vouinr nlgisatcii
iler animal his stomach Is not much
larger than that cf a human Infant
nltotit so old, anil yet lH-opk will cram
the little emit tire with sour slop.grease
milk and corn-meal until It can nwal
low no more, ami when the nig I sick
one wonders w hut Is the matter.
Thev have concluded that something
lictddcM whole out is necessary una dc
nutnded bv the not over fastidious
Moniach of the hog, ami are beginning
to use mixed feeds, growing roots for
winter nse, using mill Iced, ami by
the r use limitinir the corn nviling iht-
iod to a f'w wii ks Itcfnre marketing
Many are learnini; that lieenus ' the sow
ret til ned to the wallow in the ml re
aft) r bring wuslu-d it ilm siKit follow
thai tilth iscotiduclvetohcrwcll is-ing,
but that clcaiitini'ss is lu-xt to fattening
in fact, must l: coiisidcrvd as oti
the demanded stcis to sui-ii-ssful feeil
Miiiiuf.icturer ami IVali'r In I
And a Full Line of
SAUDLICKY GOOl )K.
.Ml work warrauteil Hand-inade ami
t'allfornla Lcatln r.
G. T. COTTON,
1 ViiK r In
Groceries & Provisions
TfUlAtro AND t UlAKS,
SM ( ) K 1 ; I IS' A 1 IT ITI. ICS.
l:nreiii ami Domestic
! C f.)Nl'I:ClINlCK v
Agent fr Slaver & Walker
Agricultural IlnplenHMltSQuoenawaro and
Anil the Celebrated
Main V., J.t limmit, Orrian.
LAMPS AND LAMP F.IXTTltFS.
Jlftitn iS(.f IaI'umhi, Orriim.
G. W. SMITH.-
Led ni ioi t, Oren' n,
Stovesw'Tinware, Iron Pumps, &c.
M AXfFAtTfltKU K
iSTOI1! STOIM Sl'OT!
Do Yon Want Ihmlwnre ?
There Is no vac nf yonr going cls w h r when you can buy your Hardware ni
Home. e would NtqM ctlully call your tiucuiion n ur mr.- n. n.
SHELF AND HEAVY HARDWARE,
Sttlkloi-M .'intl Coiitrnctoi'M Supplies,
Table and Pocket Cutlery, Axes, Saws. Garden Tools.
Our stock of
Ammunition uul Kiliin T.-icUle
Is Tompl) te, ninl will Ik- sold at Price lhat defy foini titloti.
Farmers will II ml this the IlcJid.piarfer- for
As we carry the P.est g)ods in tin- market. We kis-p In sti k the
Collins Cast-steel Plows, John Deere Moline Plows,
Canton Clipper Plows, ami the Celebrated
Oliver Chilled Plows, extras for liacli.
AGENTS FOR THE MITCHELL & BAIN WAGONS.
Tin, Copper, Sheet-Iron Ware,
iv-ivo spout, rcto.
ALL KINDS 01- KLPAIKINO DONL AT SHORT XOTICM
-aij Ki:i:v tx sdk k-
Barbed Wire Sold at Low Figures."
voir it pathonaui; is soMcrrim
F. H. ROSCOE & CO., Lebanon, Oregron.
W: B. DO N A C A,
Groceries and Povisions,
Tolvicoo ruicl Ci-ir,
Confectionery, Crocker', Class and Plated Ware,
Pure Su&'ir and Maple Syrups.
Sri v Mill
A Double Circular Water
Power Saw Mill,
NEAR LEBANON, OR
Capacity nlsint .V fect per day. Also
lit ticrvK of land on which the saw
mill Is located.
Also have n large stock of
First Quality Lumber
At lowest market rati for cash.
G. Y. WHEELER, Lebanon, Oregon.
Tlie Woven Wire Bed.!
Real Estate Agency
Of A. R. CYRUS & Co., LEBANON, Or.
IIAVK AI.WAVH ON HASH
Choice Bargains in City and Country Property.
Intending Pimlia-cr will Kind It to their Interest to (Jive us u full.
AGENTS' FURNISHING GQQDS.
Country lVcwltic-u t.-iltuii In K.wIiiiiiko fur Gocxls.
GOODS AT REASONABLE PRICES." IS MY MOTTO.
O.r'urr Jlrl.-U Sturr, M"'" Strrrf, Isfxtnnn, Or.
M. A. MILLEK,
G., E. HARDY,
W a te 1 i m c 1 v e r en i cl J e we 1 e r ,
W t. 1st A SKSl:itAI. AiKSt V IH IXISS,
Including Vm Life and Accident
Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, Silver Plated Ware & Optical Goods.
Tit. in I J
B. SA-nl Oh
LoCOHtot i V
din utrnan l tithr
V jTf ' Primal
SApT cicA towns
-;Kii i:n is-
Drucrs, Medicines, Paints, Oils, & Glass.
A Complete Stock of Stationery,
SADIES' TOILET ARTICLES.
Prescriptions a Speciality.
NKXT DOOli Hi V. II. IK.XATA,
ALSO AGENT FOR
Tho lix isioji of the United States
iupreiie etmrt in the Talifurnia Tliime
e;ise, overrulinj? the United .Slates
courts, has called out a prcat deal of
favorable comment amonp the xHple
whose sympathies run with the anti
Thimse movement in the city of San
lion. 15. F. Burehof Polk county has
lievn apiointed Koeeiver of moneys at
the Land Office at Oregon City. UimmI
Latest reports from Michigan, tell us
that the prohibitory ammendmcnt lias
been defeated in that state by a very
The new tarifl of Mexico makes im
portant concessions to Americans product.-.
The New Noble Sewing Machine, & Machine Supplies.
MITCHELL & LEWIS CO., Limited.
Factory: Racine, Wisconsin.
Hranch: Portland, Oregon.
The Mitchell Farm and Spring Wagons.
The militia strength of the United
Slates is 8,5H),000 men.
A sure way to have good cows is to
raise them yourself.
Trim out the dead wood in currant
and gooseberry bushes.
Prune grape vines to two or three
buds of Jast year's growth.
Get out of the old ruts if they do not
pay and this spring begin on something
Wliere hogs can lie grown healthy
and pound, swine raising is a safe busi-
lieas at current prices.
Good butter und cheese cannot lie
made from tlte milk of cows that are
deprived of pure water.
The finest pork made in the world is
that produced on the Madeira Islands,
where the swine live princiiially on
Plan well and thoroughly, cultivate
no more lain! than you can cultivate
well, in.- faithful and' trut for j-jd in
tlie mil. "
MIJfeSlfS ill: feJ
A I. SO AG F.N IS KOK ALL KINDS OF
AG R IC ULTURAL IMPLEMENTS,
Celebrated Morrison Plow and other Implements, in
Doors and Windows Furnished on sliort Notice.
COSfi: A AV SKK IS, A T M IV.V.V Ol.lt STA XD.
J. A. BEARD.
Druggist and Apothecary,
Ditucss -:- and -:- jMkdicixks
- Paints, Oils and Glass.---
Fine Toilet Soaps, Combs, Brushes, Etc.
And Fancy Toilet Articles.
PRESCRIPTIONS ACCURATELY COMPOUNDED.
Main Street, Lebanon, Oreyon.
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3Ianuradurer -:- of -:- Furniture,
-AXft KK.VI.r.R IX-
Coffins, Caskets, Trimmings and lUirying Holies.
Doors. Window Blinds, Locks, Hanging-Nails, Etc.
W. C. Peterson, -V
atchmaker and J eweler,
Optical Goods a Specialy. King's Celebrated Spectacles in Store. ;
THE MITCHELL WAGON.
Log, Header ami Citv Trucks. Dump, Hatnl ami Roal Carts. Open ami Top
Busies, l'haetons, Ciirrriages, UueklKNtnia and
General Aprents for Canton CTipix r Plows, Harrows, Cultivators, Uoal Serap-ci-s,
(iaio Cliillel l'lows, ldial Feed Mills and Wiinl Mills, Knowltoii
' Hav I takes. Horse Powers, Wood Saws, Feed Cutters, Ktc. We
carry tlie larst st anil lest assortel stoek of vi hi)-les on
the Northwest roast. Ail our work is built espec
ially for this trade ami fully warranted.
Send for new catalogue.
Mitchell & Lewis Co., Limited, iSS, 190, 192 and 194,
Front Street. Portland, Oregon.
! Our good arc -- 'Id by 1". II. Ilcoe k Co., Hardware Dealer., Lebauun, Oregon. ;
-A(!ENT FOU ALL-
I tySf. 4 h Machines,
Watches " J) 'Need,es'
and Clocks. NS, Oils, Etc,
All kinds of Repairing Neatly done and Warrant
ed to Suit.
BURKHART & BILYEU,
1 'roprietorti Of
Peed and Sale Stables,
DAILY STGIS LINE
Parties Carried to any of the Country on Short Notice.
T. S. PILLSBURY,
Watches, Jewelry, Optical Goods
A CO-VI'LETE ASSOUT.VENT OF
Ladies' and Gents'
diff and Collar
Rogers & Bros.' Silver Ware.
ALL HOODS GUARANTEED, i ALL AVOUK WA II RANTED
Firtt D'jOi- north vf the IVy JlulT, htli Sirxtf, BROWNSVILLE, OK-