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WECICLY ..OREGON 'STATESMAN., TUESDAY,--JUNn 3, 1302.
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CIRCULATION (SWORN) OVER 4X0
LATEST FROM THE ELECTION,
counties indicate that the entire' Re
publican state" ticket 'is elected by
sweeping or-safe majorities, with the
exception of Governor,5 Oeo.: EL Cham
berlaln. Democratic candidate. Is elect'
ed. Governor, and his plurality will
probably be 3000 or more. ' - j
Both Republican candidates for Con
gress are elected by ''sweeping majori
ties. " r I
In Marlon county the entire Repub
lican county and "Legislative tickets
are elected, by pluralities ranging from
400 to 800. or more, with the exception
of sheriff. The Democratic candidate
for sheriff, Mr. Colbath, is elected, by
a majority of 200 to - 300. Chamberlain
for Governor has carried Marion coun
ty by probably 300 plurality
LOOK AT. THIS PICTURE
IX the Democrats should control the
next House and ehould "follow the
usual rule of appointing the ranking
members of each committee as chair-
"man of the committee, whlqh it lsval
most certain will be done, the South-
would have the chairmanship of prac
tically eviry Important committee.
There are sixty-four committees of the
House Some of these are entirely
unimportant so far as the business in
terests ofCKe country are concerned
kTh leading committee are thirty-two
in number. tOf' these' the -South would
have the chairmanship of twenty-seven
and the North of five. '';' But this is not
a full statement of the' conditions.
Those that are counted leading com
mlttpM. that (thane and -control the
most legislation would have Southern
chairman. Georgia would have fight
chairmanships, including the chair
man of Rivers and Harbors, Mines and
Mining,' Industrial ' Arts and Exposi
tlona. Kew York would ' have more
chalrmanshl ps" than any other -Northern
state, hut would Only have three;
Only .one of these, the Military com
mittee. Is of any importance. The
others would be Immigration and Nat
uralisation, and Patents. Mr, Suteer,
the most- rabid opponent Of the present
"war, would b4 chairman of the Mili
tary committee, and would doubtless
favor the withholding of supplies from
the army In the Philippine Islands.-' ?
The chairmanship -jof the j leading
committees would be as follows: 7 !
- - - --- " - ,-' - - .' --Ways
and Means, Richardson, ' of
.Tennessee. ' , ' - " 7
RuTesji the Democratic Speaker. ,-.
Assuming the Mr. Richardson would
be : Speaker, -then the chairmanship of
"Ways' and Means would go to: the "next
ranking mem br,' which, wo J Id be Mr.
Robertson, of Loutsfana. ' ,t -' ' -
Appropriations, Livingston of Geor
. gla. . - ''77 - .v I-;
Rivers and Hacbors, Lester of Oeor
' . 7vV';H ''.-I
Agriculture, Williams of Mississippi.
Judiciary, DeArmond of .Missouri.
Accounts, Bartlett of Georgia. t . i
Improvement pf Mississippi. Urous
sard of Louisiana. . .
Hanking and Currency, albert of
South Carolina, i
Coinage, Weights and Measures,
Cochran' of Missouri. j ;
District of Columbia. Meyer of Lou-
Missouri, or-Van Diver OS" Missouri. ,
Foreign Affairs, Dinsmore of !Ar-
kansas. . - .'!''
Indian Affairs, Little- of Arkansas. ,
Insular? Affairs, Jones of Virginia.
1 Foreign and Interstate " Commerce,
Davey of Louisiana.- ' rp
Manufactures, Van .DiveY of Missouri
OF SIX WEEKS
Beginning Monday. June .;wK te con
ducted in one of the rooms of the Port
land Business Col.cge. cornet Park ane
Washington atrceta. It wllr be strictly r
ehool of study, dealamed to aid teacher
to higher (Trades In the August eaamlna-Von.-
Further particulars n applicatior
OPEN ALL THE YEAR '
The Portland Business College is open a!
the year. Students may. enter at art
time, for special , branch' or regu'a
course, and receive individual or class In
strnction; a preferred. Call or send fa
catalogue. Learn what and how we teaci
A. P. ArsnatresiB-. x2 B., rrtarlpal 4
. i ' '
Education and Labor, DeArmond of
or Bellamy of North Carolina.
- Merchant Marine ' and Fisheries,
Spike of Mississippi. :i V
Mines and Mining, Tate of Georgia.
, Naval Affairs, Meyer of Louisiana.
Pacific Railroads, Slayden of Texas.
Pensions, DeGraffetoreid of Texas.
- Poertofflce and Post Roads, ., Swan
son of Virginia-
Public Buildings and Grounds, Bank
head of Alabama. . -
'-: Territories," Moon of Tennesee.
' The only Important committees of
which the chairmanships would go -to
the North, ard Immigraf.on and Nat
u rail ration, Jacob Ruppert, Jr . New
Tork. ' -
Irrigation and Arid Lands, Newlands
Public Lands, Shaffroth of Colorado.
MlHtary Affairs, Sulzer of New Tork.
Invalid Pensions, Miera of Indiana,'
When K is considered that the legis
lation by Congress In practically a leg'
ielation by committeesthe effect upon
the business interests of 1 the country
to place the entire Jeglsla-tlori that con
trols and shapes the great business in
tereats of the. country totally In the
control of the section of country where
but a small amount of the business in
dustries of the country are carried on,
can ; well be-imagined. ' ' Georgia and
Tennessee Would control .more chair
manships than every . Northern state
combined. Interests affecting the-tar.
iff, -appropriations, rivers and harbors.
public lands, would be under the con
trot of these two states. The two
committees, that control and shape all
.currency legislation would be controll
ed by South Carolina and Missouri.'
LADIES' HATS AND RELIGION.
Bishop Scarborough, of New Jersey,
has been out hunting for trouble. ;'.' At
a diocesan, convention at fTrenton the
othefc-day the Bishop made a speech in
which he denounced women y who. ' go
bareheaded at seaside resorts or -else
where, and hurled forth the I dictum
that the feminine membersof hi 8v flock
must .wear hats or bonnets when they
gx to church, ; observes, 1 the: Chicago
Heraldl 7 ' .-'"-1, ! -
There are men in this country - who
will . suspect, aQer this, ; that Bishop
Scarborough is. inclined to meddle with
affairs that do not properly come with
in Wf -Jurisdiction. 7 Let him go on
devoting hi entire attention' to the
spiritual needs ofthe women. ' If they
want to get ; along without wearing
costly hats hatg concerning the prices
of which they sometimes, it is to be
feared,, deicelve their , trusting hus-bands--why
'should the, vrelate Inter
fere?. Withodt women's hats there
would be muoh less sin In the world
than at present. ' Many a w6man has
sold : her soul for a hat and many a
man has cheated his neighbors to pay
for it. - ' : ,; H'. t'"i:'; f r
Down In picturesque' Los Gatos the
ladies have voluntarily renounced their
Sunday church millinery (for display
purposes, at any rate), and rt is said
to have proven' a hugd. success; and
could the good pastor of the church In
which tlie change has taken place give
his teeHmony as to the effect of the
innovation.. Bishop Scarborough might
be made to change his views concern
ing tne part that w.omens hats play
Irr the affairs jof religion, j, '
Why a woman, enjoying the pleas
ures of the seaside, should be com
pelled to" wear a heavy, Hincotnfortabiet!
head-covering at i the church service is
not easy to understand, i ;
WRONG ESTIMATION OF MAN.
Nearly every man perhaps every
man Is either overrated or underrated
by his neighbors and the world at
targe. Rarely, IT ever, does public op
inion appraise a man nicely at his true
worth. .. . . .: 'f ..
A man's reputation is made,'; not by
the non-partisan observer . who has a
Cne;'4lcriminatirig Judgment, but by
enthusiastic panegyrists : or defamtrs,
loud of voice, positive of manner and
quite unscrupulous In the use of super
latives. : :. - .-. - --..!--.. ..r. -
. At a certain time of life; public opin
ion "of a man whether the , public .be
the whole world or onj y a precinct or
parshcrystaliaes, V and :for' the re
ma!ndertof his life he lsj Judged ' by
that;opinion.i He makes new acquain
tances, year after year, but they do not
appraise him' anew. They accept the
general estimate of his character, and
worth. Once a man's fame has 'crys
tallized in this way; he must perform
ssome very remarkable achievement to
give "the public a better": ' a worse op
lnron of him than it has. ! : 7' 7 7
; The world has not the data by which
to judge a man .rightly and accurately.
Motives, means, suggestions from oth
ers, bodily health and other Ingredients
go into" the real merits jof a man's
deeds, but the public can Judge only by
a bat it sees; that is. by the accom
plished fact. Usually, though not al
ways, the public takes success for its
criterion. Mn 7 whose reputation 1 for
ability is established can afford to
make failures of a few ondertakings,
but a young man, whose ame has not
yet crystallisedr bad. better be careful ,
test he acquire' the name of .a constant
loser. ; When a patient dies under . the
rare of a' famous physician people say
it Is the will of God, and Che papers d-
dare that medical science did its ut
most In vain; but when a 'young doc
tor loses a patient, people blame Im
and ask' the weeping" relatives why
they did not call in a doctor who knew i
something. So when a young lawyer ia
UCiC&iCU 111 VM; r uiv.il uia ixu
a forlorn hope froni 'the first, the result
is' attributed to his lack of skill, but
when an eminent practioner is defeat
ed, people declare that the best lawyer
in the world must lose some cases.
' ,' - i - . . -
Every profession and business . Is
full of f ncapables who have great repu
tations, and contains very competent
and brilliant men
ed, as the French
who have not arriv
phrase it, and who.
perhaps, may -never arrive. When they
do -arrive, .their praises will be sung,
no doubt. In strains too high for any
mortal man's desert.
People have a curious habit of re
peating, parrot-like, praise or censure
of men-whom they have never seen.
and of whose merit they know nothing
from their own observation. One : per
sistent, talkative defamer can do' a
great deal of damage to a young man
whose reputation has not yet crystal
Used and one industrious boomer can
help a young man much by giving
favorable Impulse .to .public opinion.
But when a man ' has a ! crystallized
reputation defamation or praise of him
are almost equally futile. i
JUSTICE TO MR. TONGUE
The election Is over now, and uoth-i
ing can be said to change the results
But It is pot, too late to do ' justice
where injustice was practiced or at
tempted during the i campaign. ? . ,
It is stated that Hon. J. JC WeatV
erford, Democratic candidate for. Con
gress from the First fnstrict, claimed
that the improvement of the Columbia
river was in the interest of trans
continental railroad corporations. He
made 1 this - claim In his ' campaign
Speeches. It ;Ja true, the railroads
take freight to the Columbia river. a.nd
presumably; are Interested in proper i
navigation facilities, whereby It can be
shipped. It Is true also 'that if the Col
umbia river was not navigable, the
railroads would' be injured, but -still
more would be Injured the people
whose goods are shipped by the rail
roads. To refuse to improve a harbor,
because: railroads carry freight to it,
would stop tbe improvement of, every
prominent harbor in the United, States.
It is also reported that Mr.vWeather-
ford claimed that, other improvements
had been neglected, naming the . Wil
lamette river, Tillamook bay ' and the
improvements in Coos ' county.' The
people of Coos county are fully in
formed of the fact that by far the
largest appropriations made ' for; sev-
- Kt ' . V . ' -" .1.: ' . .
eral years past for those improvements
have been ' made since -Mr. Tongue's
election to Congress. - 'Vr;-r
Since1 his election to Congress there
have been hut two fiver and harbor
bU?s, Including the present pne, owing
partly to the Spanish war' and partly
to Senator Carter. .Since Mr. Tongue's'
election ; to : Congress, the .appropria
tions for-the Willamette river and Its
tributaries have amounted to $231,000.
The five previous bills, during the per
iod of ten years, carried" 1130,000, while
the ' total,, previous appropriations for
the Willamette river and Its" tributar
ies amounted to. $288,500. ; ' , '
The. Willamette river is competing
with railroads. Is this a sacrifice of
the people's interests In favor of the
railroads? There is a railroad running
from Portland to Astoria. The present
bill carries J225.000. This is theliighest
appropriation, ever made for ' that
stretch of the river In any one bill.
The five last bills prior, to Mr," Ton
gue's -election, during the period of ten,
years, appropriated 1500.000. ,
The obstructions at The Dalles and
Celllo are along a trans-continental
railroad. .- , ,:. f . V ; f , 7C' '7"T-
i Mr.; j.f, Weatherford , . is reported ;-a
charging that THainook . had been ne
glected for Portland. Two approprla
tlons for Tillamook since Mr. Tongue's
election carried x&3.uuu.
t ; Appropriations in the previous five
bills, covering a period of ten years,
- ; Mr. 'Weatherford, if -herw;as reported
correctly, did an injustice r to Mr.
Tongue that was not worthy of his rec
ord for fairness and truthfulness.
Lord Pauncefete, who died a few
days ago at Washington, was bdrn In
Munich, Bavaria, seventy-four years
ago, and w as the issue of one of the
most ancient of British families, whose
history Is founded lit the Doomsday
Book'.- Educated as a lawyer,' his Gov4
ernmental service began In ; Hong Kong
as Attorney-General in 186S, and, a
much valuable colonial experience he
came to Washington,' in 1889 first as
Minister and afterwards asftrst Am
bassador. Ills services there was fan
unbroken record of successful diplo
macy. The Behring ,.sa- negotiations
were among his earliest work of im
portance, and ' Jt was his familiarity
with that difficultsubject 'that led to
his selection by the foreign office for
the post at Washington.
J The arbitration treaty j negotiated
with, Secretary Olney" was the forerun
ner of the great; work acrnm pushed at
The Hague, and it may. hb jsald that It
embodied scftne of the most important
principles of the great general conven
tion regulating 'arbitration afterward
framed": by . The Hague .J conference.
Then came a,- number of leclprocity
treaties and arrangements involvinr
vast amount of study and Work, all
of which were perfected as far as the
executive- branch of our . Government i
could co-operate with Lord Pauncefote,
Soon after Secretary Hay assumed
office, Lord Fauncefote began 'the task
which, be himself, regarded as the
greatest accompiisaixsent ; os nts ouj
life, namely, to forever set at rest the
questions growing oUt of the old Clay-ton-BuIwer
treaity and entered with
energy again upon negotiations, the re
sult of which was the framing of the
Hay-Pauncefote; ; treaty . recently 'rati
fled. For these J valuable services the
British Government, did Lord Paunce-
fote the'honofTio three times : extend
the term of his service at Washington,
which, otherwise would have ceased
when he attained the age of 70 years.
MISTRESS AND MAID IN CHICAGO.
New"Tork Sun: The women of Chi
cago have a passion for solving problems.-
Be It an especially obscure read
ing In' Lycopbron or Browning or the
best recipe for custard pie, they assem
ble in clubs and whack away at the
problem until it cries for- mercy. in
the matters of domestic economy and
cooking science they have been partic
ularly keen-The ladies of that delec
table suburb,' Wilmette, sought to win
the affection of their hired girls by giv
ing theml receptions; and; entertain
ments. The hired girls responded", to
the advances for a time, played
Choping, recited poetry and rose to the
theight of the great occasion. But their
enthusiasm cooled qulcltly. Some sul
len Spirits murmured because there
w-ere no men to dance , with . at these
placid Wilmette parties. There w as a
suspicion In the kitchen that up-stairs
was patronizing it and trying to "ele
vate" it. So faded the bright drefm of
a social paradise Hn which cook should
not be choleric and the 'lady of the
house"' should .-not ' he 'stuck. up.
In the "words of the Hon. Wllklns
Micawber. the blossom is blighted, the
leaf is withered, the god of day goes
down upon the dreary scene. The true
i modus Vivendi betweeh the domestic
underworld and the domestic . over
world hasnot been found in" Wilmette,
UTet still Chicago nurses the uncon
querable hope. The Chicago House
wives Association has attacked the
problem from another de. Remem
bering the baffled . strivings of their
Sisters In Wilmette, these housewives
will hot seels- to make their "servant
girjs" contented and happy by means
of evening parties, literary and musi
cal selections, dances for women only,
lady fingers and lemonade. " .Their
avowed object i Is to cultivate the
friendship of the' ladles below. ' Pre
sumably everything is to run smooth
in a household where this friendship
obtains. : -'
Both the friendship and the smooth
running may be doubted. The servants
have their own f rjends ' and are not
likely to be much flattered by Swf hat
v - 1.'.' . ,1- " .... . '-K' .
trjust seem ' a rather forced . and osten
t4tious proffer.,! They will - work bet
ter for people whom they like, but they
don't ; like and 'can't be made to 1 like
people who bother them or show what
they, can't help thinking ' meddlesome
interest in their affairs. Like most
other persons, they want to be left
alone as much - as '' possible, 'and ' the
"fussy" employer can't keep, good ser
vants. To the suspicious, friendship
may . seem to be a .irellmlnary or ex
cuse for a reduction; in wages or per
quisites. There seems to be no reason
in the nature of things why you should
yearn to be the friend of ; somebody
who gives you $20 a month, board and
lodging. Friendship must be consid
ered an extra. .
Suppose the friendship exists.' How
will it conduce to the better ordering
of the household to' have f riends, in-
stead of mere servants. In the kitchen?
Canyou criticise the salad dressing
when a rtend makes it, or kick be
cause the spinach Is gritty when J a
friend has . washed it?- If the house
maid Is your friend, willyou not feel
a little delicate about showing her the
dust in the corners of .the dining room?
The relation between "N employer and
servant is delicateenough. The addi
tion of f riendshtp might make . It- too
fratfilo.; to. lasu .-,'' , j:v ' .7--J,
The rude law of supply and demand'
works in fai'or of the hired girls, and
they knowIt.' It makes them indepen
dent. IVniakes some of them a little
fickle and, uncertain, here today and
theretomorrow7: There is always a
place for the competent, and for the
incompetent," too.; The dream of the
most of them is marriage and a home
at theirown. a dream that', usually
comes irue, So the supply Is always
shifting and never1; adequate. What
will It be when Immigration ceases or
greatly Jails off?; Domestic servants
may come to" be a luxury of the very
4 rich. For the rest of us, soma mechanl
cal, automatic device will have to be
Invented.' Meanw;hile let us be grat
ful to the many faithful and kindly
hired girls and not' too eager to "im
prove" them or to "ameliorate , their
condition, They are doing well, and
they would be less than human If they
didn't resent being "upHfted" or hav
ing the i society, of their ethployers
thrust upon them. ' f .'
; The United Slates maintains its posl-
... . ...
tton at the head of the Aworld's export
ing nations, despite tbe temporary re
duction in the value of exxorts due to
the shortage In jcern available for ex:
porta tlon. VThe "export figures for the
nine months ending - with March, as
shown -by the report of the Treasury
Bureau of Statistics; indicate a drop of
IC8.681.S5? in the tptal value of exports.
. When it is considered, however, that
the value of corn exported fell. Owing
' to the "shortage In the corn supply, 52
million dollars below that for the cor-
responding period of last year, and
that cotton owing solely to a decrease
In price, fell 12 million dollars below the
exports of the same period of last year,
the entire decrease is more than ac
counted for. Corn exports fell from
14 million bushels in the nine months
of the fiscal year 1901 to 24 million
bushels In the nine months -of 1902.
.Cottoii exports increased 44 million
pounds,' but owing- to reducedprlces.
fell; 12 million" dollars In the total val
ue exported. These two Items due In
the case of corn to the "shortage at
home caused ,bv. the drouth of7 last
year, and In cotton to the reduced
prices in the markets of the world
more than account' for the reduction
of 59 millions' in the total exports. ,.
Notwithstanding the reduction of 59
millions in exports, the grand toUl of
domestic ' exports from the - United
States exceeds that of any other conn
try. The figures of domestic exports
for the nine months ending with March
are: from tne uniiea otates. ai,--
432,158; United KIgndom, Il,0i9,6t,4j.
The fact-that the commercial and fis
cal years of the various countries dif
fer in dates of termination, renders a
comparison by parallel years difficult,
h rtnr-osLU of Statistics in i Its
statement of exports of various coun-
tTt rivM the 'monthly, average of I
each during the year or the portion of
the year which Its! latest figures cover.
rtv thu nrocesa it Is practicable to
show the relation of the' various coun-
tries in the supply which' they .'furnish
tn the markets Of the world. This an -
alysls shows that the average monthly
exportation of domestic merchandise
from the United States exceeds '.that of
any- otner nauon, insi.t .
Kingdom stands second, Germany third
-J ..i, Msrth4.rlands 'fifth and
X- auvev. . , .
British India sixth in the list of ex
nortlng nations. On the other hand.
tii iit of imnortlng nations shows
that the United TKIngdom stands first.
Germany second, France third.
United "States fourth, Netherlands
fifth, and Belgium- sixth in the relative
riomanda uoon the markets ot tne
One especially marked characteristic
of the commere of .the. United btates,
in r-nmnarison with that of other coun-
. -.f .. - -J .
tries, is us large excess ot export r
imports, or tne 30 countries w nose v-
erage monthly Imports and exports are
.h'nwn hv the Bureau of Statistics, on-
ly 11 show an excess of exports over
Imports. These 11 countriesjire Argen
tina,' Brasll., Bulgaria, Canada.. Chile.
Egypt, British India, Mexico, Russia.
Uruguay, and the united states.
.The outlook for the success of the
wtini Rpmihllo&n county lcket was
never brighter than at .the dose of the
camoaism- last night. ; The Candidates
have made- a thorough canvass
every parjt of the county, and the-as
surances made them and the reports
coming. In from every section to head-
n ii art era , Indicate that the whole
county ticket .will be elected by maf
joritles ranging. from 600 to 900.- The
Legislative! ticket Is especially strong
and will get a large vote. The people
of the county do nofwant Oregon rep-
reeented.ln the Senate by a Democrat, j
and fhey will not vote fos a Democrat
for the Legislature, as a vote for one
'''j, . . tl-n.iw.
would simply be a vote for Democratic
principles and for a Democrat for
United States Senator. This feeling
Insures a large vote for the Republican
Legislative ticket. - v ; ;
John W,- Roland, , the Republican
candidate Jor clerk of .Marion county.
is' In every way competent to fill the
he aMres. and deserv-
( ' ,
of every Marlo,n county
place to which
ing of the vce
elector who desires efficiency in that
office. He is deserving of all Repub
lican votes for an additional reason-
that is, because he has boen ever a
faithful worker in. the ranks of that I
parjty. When Tie ls j installed in the
clerk's office at the county court house,
as he certainly will be, Mr. Roland will
be found always ready to accommo
date In any way possible every person
having business there. We predict
tha t M r. Roland wi 11 make Marion 1
county one of the most popular and at
the same time one of the most thor-
,ht. ki- t,.tr, .r.i-.rir.
. . ,,' -.',' ireverence that is scarcely to be ex
she ever had. Vote for him. Tou f.u8ed- It woul(J not cused &t ai
will not have occasion to ever , regret excepting for the heat of a political
There are a number of Republicans
In this part of the state who have' been
intending to vote for Chamberlain for
Governor, but who. have changed thrnr
minds wTChln the past few days. They
have decided to vote the straight tick
et- They have come . to the conclu
ion . that this Is a political election.
and these men do nt relish the Idea
of assisting to - give the! r Democratic
friends and neighbors the chance to
crow over thctn, to say. nothing of. be
ing adverse to putting a chib Into tbe
hands of the Democratic party of the
Est. 7' Ther.has been a decided drift
tbe past few days towards the straight
ticket. Kvery close observer has no
ticed this. '
There' Is no man on the RejuWlcar!
County ticket who may not stand forth
individually and command the respect
of the electors not one.. It Is sound
from top to bottom. ' There oUghtto
be no scratching at alL And there
ought t be no scratching on .the state
ticket, either. . ?
John F. Stelwer win make Marion
county a most excellent official frj -the
Sheriff's office.- He Is worthy and ril
qualified and deserving." Vote for
Vim. . '"'... -
One parting word: i Vote straight. It
is the safest and best way. J
PERSONAL AND GENERAL.:
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It's all over but the shouting.
7- - ' P "" " - '- 7
Now there will be something befii s
politics in the newspapers- that Is. af
ter' the returns are In and the explan
ations made as to how It happened.
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If there is' reallyto be" peace 'in
South Africa, there will be no war left
In all the world to speak of outsold of
the United States Senate.
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Come7to think about It, there is
fome war.yet left In the factional tight
among the Republicans of Oregon. It
will probably last for a time yet.
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Kitchener Js back in favor with the
English Nation again. But it was a.
i v ' o e
H. & Rowe. mayor of Portland, in to
t.lr, Ih. titftia hf ffnral ant t ti
I Mhwaukee & Ft. Tauf 1U1I-
j at Portlrnd when his' term of
I office expires. July 1st. May all the
good officials w-ho -are going to retire
to private life fare as well; and all the
defeated candidates. '.
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There Is a democracy about D'ora-
lon Day that is one of its noteworthy
feature. There Is no -one, how ;ver
tlc&i or noor In this world's etod.. rr
I oweveir-jalntly in this world's gratis
land virtues, oi however lacking of
irther grace or virtue, who has not
some friends or relatives In the cHJs
fj th dead whows td ifeT
1,, ftnd destined to ever grow.
Ana deatn ana tne aea onng out nu-
I nan sympathy as no other one thing
Mi this world does or can. p.-j-.n
rings every one, great or small, row-
rful or weak, to the same level. The
Id mother earth takes each one kl.ully
o her bosom In the same embrace, and
esolves each one to the name original
I elements- Dust to dust, the onexjvjth
ne purple rooes or power ana -ini
st lowly or debased. . The cntTmli-
ity of death gives. u-4Viuse and m;ks
s think of the small ness of all tmngs
uman and the shortness of rthly
life. Onlv a lKtle over twO thousand
I jfears ago, or less than two thou?n l
I years ago, the Roman funeral prcccs-
ISiona followed on the Applan way af-
I tier the men of power and wealth t
Jhe4r ave. and oratln8 wt re pro-
woun;ej over 1her bodies .and costly
Uhafts of marble were erected to their
I nictnorles. Jt was said in the funeral
rations that they would live forever.
d their families and slaves would
ang garlands on their monuments of
tone and deck thefjr graves wKh flow-
a They thought the enduring mar-
tie that marked their resting places
would 'remain for all time. Where are
he marble shafts now? Crumbled to
dust. Nothing left to remind the pres
ent generations of the men who vere
nce o r great and -powerfuj In their
ntfle worlds. Eternity is a long tint.
Forever Is a big word. An Id prof t a-
I for In an Oregon - university use.1 to
ell his students that eternity is some
thing like this:. There Is a solid blot k
f steel a mile thick: K:ery thott.ind
rears an old man comes out .and-rubs.
this solid block of steel a-oss Its".f;ts.
nce with, a- piece of velvet -,'cilh.
fcVhen the block of steel is ell vnrn.
i way, then it Is not yet sun-up, in
eternity. Think of ahat! Our ti.nes
md our troubles appear small - w hn ,
nirZ;,. VtV. ,
i4ernaj . that the things that are r-a-
ierial will surely pass away; but 'that
he spirit goes on fortyer; that lov-
Mil last throughout all the cycles of
H . Takj of wM thfa. h
the good deeds It inspires, an I a"
told and Hfe1ess old world It is. I"c-
pratlon Day, with Its memories of th
oved ones ln'the cities of the dew. Is
pt to make us bnk of these thl'"K'. .
nd thinking of thm. to make us ut-.
er and less proud and-more connl l r-
te of all humanity. There' cannt be
Maanes and castes and vdiffcrencs. fr
ong.. , These things are of this w u-M
W fl!etl" ' We,must BO?n
flown o the same level
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Tom Kay Is very Irreverent when he
presumes to cast any shadow uprn Jhe
rnllltary glorylof John B. Wmick; Mr.
blmlck fought all the ;'bai ties -rf ' the '.;.
great 'Rebellion. He put down the
He absorbed all th tia-.
Itriotlsm there was to absorb. He rias -
a monopoly on it, is a patriotism
jtrust. He. spilled his bright red blood
y th bucket full on the gory 'field.
.try. , He stood under theolds-of the
many uaiiiurT vikj ruuieu tut uic ,
mies of the Unlorf. He. 4s the ohjy
pebble on the beach.. Jle Is the whole-.
thing. In fact, he Is It. Will Mr. .
ilCav nlMn B-iarflv hack and 'set
down. He has been guilty of an ir-
campaign.' . . , ifi'jwi
o 'w l C3l
the district that tfikes In the - I'oiit
hcouaty hills west of saiem. nas return
ed from 'tils recent trip to Portland, '
Breese had anothpr .experience in the.
meb-opoIls with an automobile. (K
will be remembered by the Stateirman
readers-that he has had experiences
Uh automobilebefore:) Breese fou nd -
a man this trip witn a. iittie iw
Iwheeled automobile. He asked the
mantwho owned it ,4f this, was a new
one. He was informed that u was
rather new. Breexe wanted to know
what It cost. He was Informed thaf
the price was $150. Breexe then told
ItheJ man if there was going to be an
other litter he wished he would save
him one. Perhaps he could stand the
price of one Just a little newer (young
er) than hisn. the fellow that had he
old one he saw lase fall wanted" over
i . . . . . t
a tnousana aoiiars ror it. ureew
he'd tke to havo ne'of the younif
ones lo use on the Polk county roads
; in his district wbn he . gets t them
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l Several of the mort pronsnent mer
chants, and businesirhous'.-s- desire to
mention to the effect 'that there will
be no collecting attempted Monday,
June 2d, on account of the election.