Weekly Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1900-1924, January 03, 1905, Page 2, Image 2

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Tli Statesman haa been established for nearly
"'ty-two rear, and it ku mb ubacrlbera who
" roceiTcd K nearly that toot. aal many
fcav cd it for a gaoaratton. Sons n
fee time of expiration of their subscriptions.
. mo osnefit of tiee. and for otaer mmm
- hsTeesacloded totiacoatino robtctfpUoBi
wka sottfled to Co ao. At peraooa paying
Ma subacribngvor pa Tint la adTaacs, will
"tbv benca t of tba dollar rata. ButUthcy
aet par for rs aosto,tke rat wtu bo
a Tar. Hareajcar we will aead tua paper to aii
ftoponalble pnoaa who fdc- rt. tboturn they
; Kay not aesd the atoutf. with the wBdcratond
ta k tbattbay are to pay i L34 year, la caaa tfcey
tet a subseriptfos account run over sis
fcootiia. la order that there may bo no mbroa
eerstaasinf . we will keep title ooUee ataaoins
, M lata pUoe Id tbeTpe. ., . ..
- Did you
.morning f
write it
From the appearance of thing Torn
Kay 1 reallyO. K.
' One hundred years ajro"now Lewi
and Clark Were laying the foundation
ivt the; exposition this year.
Are the Willamette University tnrs
lecs moling an effort to secure Booker
.T. .Washington for a Salem lecjuret ,
In any controversy with the rural
mail carrier we should always expert
to see the Postmaster-General Wynne.-
Southern i planters afe burning their
cotton to raise the price. Next thing
they will b burning their cane in order
to raise it. r -
dispatch from 8t. Petersbgurg
'tae 'general opinion is that the
manifesto represents -a victoryrfcr Min
ister Sviatopolk and the conservative
liberals ; ovjer . M. Podqdienostseff,"
but up to (fate the alphabet seems to be
the only- real .uflcrer. i
Jr. Guntsaulus, the great American
preaeher aijid lecturer," will" be one of
tb Chautauqua attractions at
atone next jaummer. 'lCT.
As fearless . dissemrnaiors ot defiant
verbs and aggressive adjectives, we re-
merhber nothing, like the Ijawson
Greene .contest since the .halcyon
I waen imi lornrit taiKCH an siim
'bob Htzbimmons. '
i.adiseovery that the Folsorri
oner -.were in possession of knives
which they! no. doubt, had made
1 hem
aelves, aguia. emphasizes the fact
prison officers are never certain what
toe prisoners are doing. .
- The Oregon editor who advbeated
the .confinement of prisoners in'-idleness
- ia order trat they might not Icbmpete
with any kind of free labor.'-anq, also.
to add to their; puaishment, proposes a
syrten that would soon transform the
prison lato; an insane asylum. '
Director j Wittenberg, of the Portland
schools, is epposed, so. it is ', said, to
Kchool ma 'ami taking their' knittjins; to
teachers institutes. Of course,! as a
prora.ote f genuine f on, a banch of
mituetoe ttiu brat a quartette ot aait
ting neeUlea all hollow any day in the
week or ahv mark In the road.
After a protracted absence in Ire'
land, O 'Donovan Eosiu has returned to
America more of an Irishman, if possi
ble, than ever. t declares that the
holy hatred of 'England i as sweet in
Ireland today as it ever Was, sad he
coes ad far - to . ay that if ' the
Irish in America, the Irish- in England
and the Irish, in Ireland ahoubil join
forces, it would a dark dajy for
England.' If Rosa isn't careful it
will be necessary to refer him tp the
llafue Tribunal. " '
"I tried Ayer Haif Vicorj to
stop my hair from falling; One
half a bottle cored me" '
J. C Baxter, Braidvoody III.
Ayer's Hair Vigorj is
certainly the most cco
ncniical preparation of its
kind on the market. A
IlttlfJi cf it goss a long Way
It doesii't takemucn of
it to stop falling of jthe
hir, mskc the hair grow,
end restore color to ray
Ilir. ' JI M a aaoJa. all eraxftoU. --:
If yor to? it ranaot supply yos,
ol c tr aad wiU axprwa
"a a l-oti ,. lr aara aod rive tbe name
cf jtur ort tv-m o.ii-a. Add rasa,
J . C A X hit CO Lawsil, ataaa.
The New Years edition of the Ore
gonian, issued yesterday, soprasses any
similar effort ever made by that pa
per. It isJaj Jail presentation of Ore
gon 'a resources and an especially com
plete, display of the. Lewis and Clark
Fair., It .should be the means of bring
ing' thousands of people to Oregon next
summer if properly1 distributed through
out the Eastern states, as no doubt it
will fee. No better number of any pa
per ia the United tSates was printed
as a New .Years' edition than that of
the Oregon tan, to say. which, it is not
neeesBary to wait
the. Intern .mail.
for the arrival of
v'' :i-' y J !: i . ,
The final capitulation of the Russians
at Port Arthur marks a distinct epoch
in the pending war in Manchuria, and
places tk Japaneke in the front rank
of the world's, fighters and military
fftraiegists. No braver soldiers 4bave
ever gone to battle than the Japanese
have proven themselves to be and their
right to this distinction will be conceded
everywhere even j by the Russians. The
Car should o far listen to the voice
of common sense r and the appeals of
humanity as to seriously consider terms
of peace upon a baais of fairness aad
justice,, which Japan will probably-now
propose. ; l . I 1
The agteement between Bosses Piatt
and Odell, of Netv York, .to permit the
re-election of Senjftor Depew, n a hap
py way out of an unpleasant situation
in.that state ami is perhaps as well
for toe state' interests at larger
When Mr. Depew was first elected to
the Senate iiis rvpntation was principal
ly that of a witty after-dinner
speaker whose fund
practically pexaaustiMe, but with his
extended experience he nas become
more of a statesman and. has develoed
more solid qualities that make him a
useful p1li servant.
There can be no dubt of the super
ior lability pf ex-Governor- Black, wh
wasi supposed to be the choice of Gov-
ern&r Odell, but conditions were' not
favorable for him or for the rejection
of Mr. Depew 'a ambition to succeed
himself. lletis a much younger man
than Mr. Depew and no doubt has de
c-ided to curb himttelf in that direction
j.ii . c.l
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there'is peace among the New orkl
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jt4putiicans tor tne itme, teini
TT"r rro uivp k nnnn w tttt .t wn
St M Sk W oarfSk . SV. W W - VSSihfSel We I
In, deoidina wlJat kind of a Hiiil1""' . lwTr' J uneen,;
School bnUding ti eonsCruct, the board
of directors should look at the subject
from severaf poinL of view. A natural
desire for economV shohld be tempered
with a retrard fo possible future x.
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pense' as well as for the immediate
presekt. For infrtance, if a building I.
consttucicd whicU would be filled to
itsj fuuest capacity the first'- year, re-1
quiring tne. sdriitton of more room at I
once, the taxpayers would sav thelM our wl P?Pim ronowea tms
board had not nfsed good judgment.
Regard n.u.t 'be had for .possibilities
and demands for some years to come,
At present the High ocaooI has an
enrollment, of 12 pupils with three
teachers.. The East School enrolls 423
pupils with ninetteaehers. Tae North
School has pnipils with eight teach
era, and the
I ark aa . 331 wita I
eight teachers,
fear schools is
The average for the!
brty-five pupils to the
teaeoer,; when tairty-iive-are regaruedi
as, a anflicient namber for any- teacher
where the best results are expected. -I
The probable increase of enrollment I
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in tae liiga bcaooi next year wui
quire : ! seven or eight teachers I
instead ot '' thceel The EasV North and
Park will '- nldaj be crowded, in-J
ded. tactr sre Crowded now. To re. I
lieve these the new building will be de
nendedfnpon and it should be made I
sufficiently largi to do so. '
The new High School buildin should I
consist of sixteen rooms, for they will h missed an issue, and its pub-
air be needed ia the near future, d1"r i't thougb it haa never
while deciding its character this should I
bei borne ih mind. , The taxpayers I
will object to 1 small building which I
would be filled the first year. "The
board of directors in Portland were dis -
cussing, the propriety of erecting
140,000 building but the taxpayers
themselves voted one costing $100,000.
This was. economy. '
, The situation cannot well be helped,
for since the people furnish. the child
ren in enormous numbers, their educa
tion mnat be provuled for.-- .--
iThe troubles comings to many peofde
just now aa to their connection -with
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whica was had jft; view when that great
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measure was first passed Its intention
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metuod by waicn tae.pnwic oomam
Should ibo parceled oat to people who Tnis the Oregonian say, was done to
fronM settle upon it for the purpose ofde?e the pBblfe into
Bowiarjtae system 01 securing tanas I
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by hometesding them; Jas strayed t
trom tuo original intention of toe law I
is seen in lie result of t'ae iavestiga
From :.
' The Eugene - Register man becomes
positively enraptured, while discussing
the beauties of Willamette atreet as he
sees it when paved from end to end
in fancyand actually . goes so far - in
his ecstatic hallucinations as to" refer
to ''other . paved streets we nope
tread 'In the Sweet Bye and Bye!'
The man who jess thus easily embrace
the promises of such a- diaphanous im
probability should at once become a
writer of fiction where the imagination
could : have a fall and unobstructed
. - O : -
speaking of Colorado's right' to elaim
a place "among those who are capable
of self rjovernment, it : U well ip re
meiaber that when President. Roosevelt
was campaigning 'as a candidate, for
the Viee-Presideney is 1900, he waa
practically mobbed while at Victor, ia
that state,, because he was an advocate
of the. gold standard and : the Philip
pine policy. Violent hands were actual
ly laid upon him aad he was hustle J
along the street until he freed himself
by main force, when the hesitating
mob was treated to as fine a volume of
the king's aggressive English as was
ever aenrf out on the frenzied atmos
phere of the: wild 5 and woolly West.
And it will be icmembered that Colo
rado L the ''Centennial State"!" -
lions now being made in Portland.
For many years it has been held suf
ficient for ai homesteader to go to his
land once or twice a year, do s little
work upon it, stay a day or two and
report hia MimDrovements." This has
O"" s'a a.tf..
ot joaes wasifc ,a ti;h -j t . ,
thonMfl , ofi ! nr . t ft , wnmAn
have in this manner "homesteaded"
claims and secured patents to them,
without the! intention of eommit-
ting any wrong.
But it is. doubtless a departure from
tho original purpose of the law" and
in many ease has been abused.thougVi
not tainted in any manner with fraud.
itvis a result of a lenient system of in
terpretrng the Haw by the authorities.
.The practice of actual fraud, aow-
ever, which has been proven in the Pu-
tcr-f cKinlcv iihm. ! not nVirlv nr.
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The .writer recalls reading in a book
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writtctf descriptive of the country west
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iat account ot homesteaders in xiansaj
wno swore to ; navmg nouses on their
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being' that 'a minature iouse twelve by
forttt inches, ia dimensions was in
videnee!ai dbing service for proving
liBP verai nomesteis. a picture
of the house was included m the book-
P ir t-iv- rha ' rv-irrinttl tot our SUvt A.f
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Itsesuppdrters of the homestead law
osc signt ot wsen tne applicant
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Consul H. B. VMiller ' is weleomel
home, and the Statesman hones his va
cation may be a pleasant one as he re
news hjs acquaintance among former
friends lie has made an efficient and
creditable representative of the Uni
ted States in China daring the stren-
nous times result in c from the Jananese-
Russian difficulties
? "itit. t.enerai Miies-wiii serve on
the 'military staff of Governor Douglas,
of Massachusetts, as. inspector-general
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aad chief of staff, refusing the position
re-ior anjutant : general oecanse it is a
salaries oSiee. t Gen. , s allies receives
($11,000 per annum, which is the active
pay of "his grade, instead of il50 .if
on the retired list. C
- .The Logene State Journal was atart
on Mareh 12, 1864, by II. R. Kin
ca,d l aa owneit it ever since. It
"'y ' important occa
ona tor a. iew wecss, ne may issue a
daily. In tne future "to snow the poo
IP1' that. always pay to be a
IW - "
The attention of our Eastern ex
changes whose first pases are just now
covered principally with startling head
lines announcing blizzards, snow block
ades sad deaths from freezing,' is call
ed ,tp the. fact that yesterday it was a
common thing to see bust b ess men on
the streets of Salem, . the capital of
Oregon, a snl an s latitudeurther north'
than much of the Mississippi valley, in
their shirt sleeves. An4 roses. are still
dotag business in the open air. -
The other dav the Oregonian whi1
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Idiacussii land matters, referred to the
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"loesl Lsnd Offices" snd ia quoting its
IsUtemest the Statesman nsed the ex
pre9gk)B uited Sutes Land Offices."
ington, but the Statesman sunnosed
that: every ten year old bov k.w tbat
the land department at Waahinirton is
always referred "to 1 as 'tlie General
Editorial Sidelights, t&nd Obearvawtlono on Various People
and Things. Picksd Up and Scrlbled Down at Odd Time.
Aa account ia given by a Eugene
paper of a Lane eouaty boy bow twenty
years old, who ia sf flietedT with :- mul
tiple arthritis, or apparent ossification.
He waa afflicted from birth, but has
gradually grown worse until in 1901 he
touk to his bed "and has sot been' oat
of it since. He ea n . move neither- his
limbs nor his headf though he is in
perfect health. The. doctors long sap
admitted they eonld do nothing for
him, but the trouble ia . perhaps ex
plained by the fact that he was born
on November 4tb, 1884 this day upon
which Cleveland was first elected Pres
ident. - The boy came into the worM
handicapped by this circumstance, li
will be remembered that " Peveland,'s
eeeond election ossified the ! entire
A New Orleans mas has just brought
suit against a local physician for dam
ages in the sum of $900 !for the 'loss
of his vermiform appendix- in an oper
uxioa for alleged appendicitis. The man
was oersted upon 'all right rf or what
the physician said was appendicitis, and
reeovered,-but he'now aaya he has tea
son to know it was a mistake, that be
did not have appendicitis, that he is
needlessly minus his appendix, whose
probable value he places at $900, and
that sinee his appendix cannot be Re
stored, be intends to have its value is
money.: . .. . r(
And the complainant is rights ITe
should have restitution. 'No "matter
what physicians may say, if mankinl
didn't need an appendix, it would not
Land Office." ' Indeed, the Oregon ian
so refers to it. Since there is but one
General Land Office and a half dozen
"United States land offices" in Ore
gon, and the Statesman spoke of them
in the plural, the complaint of the Ore
gonian as to the lack" of ;a verbatim
Quotation which did not , 1 change its
meaning is trivial. '.?."? The TJaite
States land .offices" mean ' the ' United
States Land offices, and. the "General
Land Office" means -the?.' General Land
Office," strange as it may appear to
the Oregonian, and it does not deceive
anybody by saying that the expression
v-as intended to yor could, deceive any
liodv else. :! . '. ' 1
' "The Dallas Observer takes a Salem
paper ' to tSsk for claiming Salem as
the goat .center of Oregon. jTbe Salem
paper evidently meant the Capital City
is 'a central place for two-legged but -tinskies,
but; not fqa- Angora goats.
There is not an attache of a papet in
Orecon from ' devil to . editor : but
knows Polk county leads inf fine goats
and the sale of -mohair.' Or if such in
exensable ignorance does i exist, the
paper for its owa protection better fire
somebody, ' 'West Side" Enterprise.
Well, we sincerely admire the spirit of
the Enterpnue editor- for it indicates
a sound stomach in fine 'working order
as it emerges from -a steady, diet of
chittim bark and tin cans. ' Polk Is one
of our great counties and Salenuhas no
desire to detract from the prestige it
has won through two of its leading in
dustries. j '
We think it will bo generally decid
ed that Mr. Chairman Baker has gone
outside of his ou.cial duty and preroga
tive in taking a part in- the pending
contest relating, to the organisation of
the Legislature.' He Is the official rep
resentative oi ' the. entire Republican
party of the state and, as such, should
keep hands off aa between aspirants
for the Speakership or Presidency of
the Senate. Mr. Mills is an estimable
gentleman, and so is Mrl Kay. Either
wouM make a good presiding offweer
and both are representative Bepufoli'
cans, snd as the chairman of the He-
publican State Committee -Mrr Baker
should say to all importunities forf as
sistance, "Let the best man win. ilH
keep hands off." Mr. Kay shonldjnot
be made to suffer in his contest at the
hands f a man who uses the influence
of his position in the party ! against
him, when one Republican is entitle 1
to aa much consideration from that; po
sition as another, v i
' After all the spouting about the
lieu land policy of the state in the
past, it should be remembered that ev
ery acre of base used for' selections
had,b;on approved by the United
States local land offices mark the 'cor
rectness of. the phrase as well as' the
selections .themselves,'., and when- th
State Land Board sold the land it mere
ly conformed to the requirements of
the state law. - Whatever trouble has
arisen -( in the, matter is doe' largely.
tf not solely, to the atajte; law which
required1 the State Land Board to sell
selections of lieu land made upon base
which bad been approved by the local
United States land offices,; only. This
was an unwise law, as the writer of
this 'paragraph ; believed and believes.
Bat for this requirement there could
bae been no possibility of the 4 f torn
ing down" of lieu land selections sfter
the sales were. made. : i- Bat -ifwas the
state requirement aad'all criticism of
the board for, selling such lands prW
xo taeir approval at Washington should
e applied to the law which directed It.
The , tremendous volume of" business
in all lines transacted throughout the
iouutry during fhe fast seven years
be provided alon? with arms, legs, et
cetera and its removal, especially
where subsequent events prove it to
have been onnecessary, byt a -euriows,
prowling ; doctor : should ; be severely
punished. ' - The general . public j will
watch the outcome' of this test eaa
as to the privileges of physicians prone
to play havoc , with people's innari3,
with deep interest. f ,W rejoice that
the precise vaae of a man's appendix
is about "tofbe definitely fixed; by ;
judicial decision." The appendix is the
least assertive member of the human
body, but it is certainly worth some
thing, even in dollars and cents.1 - ;
: At a recent meeting of, the -Tfdt
water; Ministerial " Association" of
Southern 'Virginia a banquet was "given
at which banana fritters were served
with ; rum, sauce. As a consequence of
this indifference tp the governing-rules
made ia . sneh cases,' the temperance
women .of that section- of? the' country
are after the ministers who were pres-j
entt and are making it unusuatly lively
for them. . One minister retorts in de-i
fense of himself and associates by say
ing there wis no mm used, since he
'knows rum when he smells ft." Otberd
suggest that 'the word rum was placet
on the menu for' the looks of things j
that, really, oratsge, jaice was used and!
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enet good temperance women can onlyl!nz m,n rprin4 stones to a baser
persuaoe , tneroseives to tie neve this
rendering of thiazfl. no partiieular ham
was done. Since no protest has been
known to come from the preacher, why
should the absent ladies borrow so much
trouble from the happy event, anyway f
continues unabated. And there is a
measure of surprise in this, sinee it Is
not to dc expeetea tnat the high water I
mark reached and maintained so lotsgl
would remain unchecked. A favorable
trade condition stimulates an enlarge-
me,nt of business in every direction' un-
til imtnniw t- j...
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inn whSnli .,1W .511 i
action. This is to be expected, but the
r i . . . .
ubu uur ms i Biicu isiaies, anii
for the winter trade, is, indeed, a mat -
ter of surprise. Practically every line,
especially (nf the Western states, 1 is
,,. . . jr. w .
caught with an insufficiency of cars
witn wnien to transac,t its business.
This speaks well for the unchecked de -
velopruent of the countrv nn.l runUi.
for & splendid business experience dur-
ing the coming twelvemonth. And it
all augurs well for the success of the
Lewis and Clark Exposition.
A cable dispatch reports Henr? Wat.
icrsonj wno is m ans, as saying: "I
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am here to place mv arandson at scaool.
My three boys were also sehooled at
Paris and my gir)s in Switzerland."
Considering the fervor . "with which
the Kentucky editor is in the nabit of
expressing" his devotion to the' land of
nia. oirtn ana Us. institutions, it x
rather surprising that he does not find
tne acnoois or tius country adequate for
the education of his descendants. But
perhaps it is only the Kentucky schools
to know - that., there are better schools
nuicu Tun to sausiv nm. lie nnirat
.u. .uurv &vut. UU U u r run linn . l n
France- or Switzerland. Hartford
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Boston is not itbe only, eommunitv in I
which the old denominational demarca-l
tions are growing fainter and a broadMTo comrades scattered on the ground,
er 'Christian spirit is asserting itself. J v"ri,d Back-ground-soread.
Last Sunday Rev. Vincent Ravi, mi. I
triumph fpr .Met-ao.lism sod atriumph
c p.:i...:. n. i L .rv '.
la. a trin V "f l
was a triumph for - broad and vital
S?? 0a tk ay. in
that town there was a. iibmh urvir
w an an
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in wnich all tae Protestant ministers
participated, but it is within the mom-
ory of man when a, place in such ser-
vice-was denied members of the ITnitar-
in societv on the ground that t'aey did
not come under the head f Christians.
la times past 'denominational lines ex-
isted across which. iitnAmniirni. I
tion was hardly expected to wextend.
These barriers to friendliness are fast
disappearingte be suceeded br a iarg-
er spirit of Christian iolerat'ion and
kindliness. Progress in this direction
has been rapid and gratifying during
the Mast decade. What a saintl?
clergyman, who died last week, rallcL
"metaphysical distinctions," are com
ing'lew andriew to divide individuals
and communities: Theological barnacles
are disappearing, and more and' mnro
spirit in responding tOapiriUWinchest-
er; haa set a-wortay Christian example I
ior otuer communities to follow. Bo4-1
ton Transcript.
There are times when men wearv of
the struggle for life when their souls
are tried beeanse of the ineomprehensi
miruens put upon Them, waen the
material success of the charlatan and
ister or the Metsodist Episcopal Church -mignty: veu. in space wan-sprcH.i
in Winchester, exchanged pulpits with Jwninecl I by the ; nn, until !
Rev. William J. Lawrence, pastor of l 'J?4 J0"" Rolden into red
the Unitarian Church. This . was a .jnrtrom. th. :?!?f-r .?f
t f . - I 1 . " I STS. . S "N. I 7
m'rii"' aoi?i5I?inEf : nah.
f . " 'w -' -iMistiusPs-ostrt nt w fek. iutu 4
tue morally' aoilden shock his sense1 of
fair pla v, and when peisonai tnoaesty
and consideration for others fm to
have lost ; their dividend-payiug power.
Then, it: is thatthe wise among tnem
look" bevond self, and seek an answer
to their wonderings in tae condition of
the mas- There lies tae key to the
secret f Goal's mystery. Are they at
work, which is the lot and Wessing of
man I Aw they honorable in t heir
dealings wita their feilows, which is
the justification for human pridel - iio
they uphold the law' 6f the land And
contribute t to ;i orderly conduct f upon
the doing of whicb society dependsfor
its vindication? If iaey find affirma
tire answers to these - inquiries, they
turn wftii less apprehension to the ac
eumulalinns fit great wealth, to the
selfishness of those of ta golden dol
lar to the ceawlesd agitation of politi
cal dreamer and to the. abuse of jjov
ernment itself. So long as the great
heart of itae mass of th people beat
true, these evil tendencies of tae timesv
can work but little injury, as we count
Injuries, ia? the tablets Of the centurie.
Sooner or later, when the . abuse of
power leans too ' tbeavily ' upon ihe
thrifjf aYid patienc of the people, tie
drawer pf water and the hewers of
woolr there will come into their midst
the, inspired .leader, as Lincoln was, ,to
effect their emancipation. That fje
tnoral standard j was never higher
ambag the. massos of the people is reas.
oar enoueh to return thanks, witn an
miduional Tiraver for tae few ;
t,iv nnW for themselves, and wno. .Us
jambit ion, are themselves iey.i.Hei4
I though at the samejime-feared. New
N'avn. Regis
.' -Horace Sykes, '06.
": The evening shadows lengthened dong
About - me" as 1 pondered,
Musing e'r a quaint old song,
As through old scenes I wandered,
The balmv air blew, soft and low, .
I The straggling tows waved to and fro
n' uus mi up Riurn l i '
a1rml- 'i, ' f?'
With notes close' upon the groundf
Theirj bleating with the ravens' :ery,
Combine to make a doleful -souhft.'-
Ana on they went lar.aown tne iev
, . - , . ,
I P'S- -w-fe-. .-
Of one old nlace I lonsred to see. .
J With beauty teeming.
I A moss-roofed farm house old and
i . ... -orn
1 Before a w'eeping-willow nestled T
A sparkling gem of early morn, .-";
A violet bud caressing.- "
About the low ancestral eavea
Adornea with tinted autumn leaves'
I Where genfla-. whispering . breeze
1 ! breathe,
I The swallow 's .combs hang low. "
And on the porch roof overhead,
And porebposts warm embracing,"
I n tangled mass which almost hides
i no oas.cn uooranu winnow sioes, -
And .cold bare walls -with" laughter
chides, -
The twining ivy grows.
From out: the; great square fireplace,'
That to the house stood closely joined
With rnerrv laugh m eager haste
The smoke was curling to the wind,
And drifting off at playful pace,
Until it lost, itself in space.
And only left with faintness traced, - ,
Its azure breath. ;
Behind the case of huge rough atones
Tn !. r.ii . itri..
I Deep, banked with leaves that hid been
I - blown
I From trees that then were dvin?.
I The hard, gTeen logs which from the
I Where long in majesty they stood.
" v i mv tuvu.
I were
t. j- rT: t-
uyw iviiijj id iue uisiance mm,
And riniiiir wifi siKova
The pear trees and the willow; trim
Hills mv-vision moved.
Thev turninir purple, red. and brown.
With aired leaves not vet blown down.
Yet grander than the painted hills,
rrt .a a a t .
i , ViVV ana.n"i ,n"r u'
And all in unison infuse
The light the sunset slied.
; '
Comingle.1. wiih .'this jovfl -eU "
i . i ,
, ,,,, uiiiuMiu(iin accord, .1 -;
The voice of nature intervened, ' .
When e'er its rareness would afford,
And usintet sounds canrn to my ear
Sxiwn.ln that were plc.isani.cxt to hear, '
bounds that in turn call forth a tear '
The sounds of home. f , '
na rustling of the eveninir breeze.
Which whispered eentlv. a It naaaori
".injr to th.- cheerless trees.
And nerved them for the winter's
:' Hast; !. '
Th'. mwrmnr of the playful brook. -
;h,n JUft-beyond where I could look,
i ! wVuI,B ,rc,M too .
Mfc!' tone.. . u
tw. I '.. ..i i
Vner ir?vinTfcn-r4)tbW'
Went V 7hT dear ol 1 L
wlre homestead,
t- i t..
Intit st length, roused by the blast
Of sbepard 'a tmrntn-l as he passed
I threw ray stupor off at last :
nd rose in tears
To seek my own bare, meager fold
.-i uiy oi lotiiier or n stall.
la some deserted stable old '
Before the chill of nia-ht ahonbl fail
For pleasant home ; has long since
:. fl?ws.
And I la many lands nnknown
Am forced to beg. for food alone, "
By ernel years.
Has Money In Every Fund and Ia Pre
' pared for . Anything Semiannual
Report Prepared by County Officials
Published Herewith.
County Clerk J. W.- Roland has pre
pared his report showing thf amount ot
claims allowed by the f Marion county,
ccurt for the six months ending Sep
tember 30, 1904. ' The report also
shows fhe amount of the warrants
drawn on the general fund und tae
amounts of. the claims allowed on the
different accounts, also the amount of
warrants outstanding and unpaid.
The figuresre as follow:
Account. Amount-
Roads and hihways . . . .1 .3W4S.73
Poor aeount .'. .... "... 244741
Circuit court . . SC2.8H
Justice Court' 1'. . .. "22.25
Sheriff's office ............. '.M15.9H
Recorder's office .......... . 1399. s
Clerk's office 1.124.94..
Treasurer's office . . . .... . . ' 499.9
Coroner's office . .. .. .. . . ' . 93.3."
Srhool Snpt. V office ..... i... 073. M
Assessor's office . . . . . . . 210O-.W
AeHment an.t toll.. Taxes J.'s.:i.
Tax rebate . . . . . . -i . . .'i .".
Current expense . . . , 1537".
Courtnouse expefasie ........ lHi7.75
Jail account 'i....... 387. 8'2
Election expense . ; . .. ... ... ' 230S.40
Insane acourt ... 173.CM)
County Court aV Comminsion-
ers account M3tJ7.0
lnligcnt. Soldiers' fund ' 479 ,'".
Stok Inspector 's aeount .... 223.00
Damages on road 25.00
Rebate of fees, overpaid ... . .' CO. 00
Total expenditures ...... :31,til6.I$"
- Outstanding Warrants. '
Total ... . . . . ". . .. . .$1170.83
Estimated interest .. .. .. .. ..$4.17
"The following is the statement of
the financial condition of thn -.-onnty
on October 1, 1904:
Llabilities. . ' 1
Warrants drawn on the
county treasurer, and out- ,
standing and unpaid ..'.., .$1170.83
Estimated interest. .......... 4.17
Total. .
- Resources. .
Delinquent, taxes 1S93
Delinquent taxes 1S94 . . . . ,
Delinquent taxes 1895 .....
460;.T! -31S1.09
Delinquent taxes' 1890 ... i .e"
Delinquent taxes 1897 . . . .
Delinquent taxes 1898' ....
Delinquent taxes MS99" . ...
Delinquent taxes 19O0, -. . . .
Delinquent taxes 1902 ... . .
Taxes 1D03 . .... ; . '. . , . ... .
1-Hinvls in hanils of ronnt.v
trcasurer, applicable to pay
ment of countvwnrrants ..
b1401.'8S '
. ..... ... .. ..il4M80.02
Treasurer's Report.)
The report of Count v Treasurer V.
Y. Richardson shows ihat on October
1. 1904,Jibei'e were cash, balances .in
tae different funds aa follows:
Oeneral .fund ' . . ... . . . .... . 0,065. 14
County school fund . .. j 70,o45.48
Indieent soldier fund ' C34.33
Institute fund 541.70
Overplus tax sale fund .... ,183.26
Special schools and cities ... '332. 38,
Total . . ;81.402.2O
Cash on hand April , 1 . 8382S
receipts . r
Total .1 .. J...
- i i in i i m in w
1.....V 1,42.20
Disbursement . . .
Cash on hand Oct.
The school cLildreti will go' Wck to
heir studies today,' after the . noli.l.i v
vacation. ' After such a fine tiinit -if
lay, fiiev nljonld be re.adv for' hard
work.- .
For Infanti and CMldreru
Tfcs KM Yea Hate Alwajs Ecight
Boars the
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