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ftAlitrtl, OHJWOrt, MtIDAr' DUOJtlllim 00. 1802,
"TO-DAY'S NEWS TO-DAY."
A tiud tti?80rttiieht and W prices ttfc tlio
Also sea otti lino of l3bota antf SliOcs, BlUST VALUED IN THE CITt.
BIG REMOVAL SAL
Commencing Friday Moaning
, December 23d.
Our KntJre Stock of
Rather thnnVuii tho risk of breaking during removal.
SROAT & GILB,
ISO State Street.
EDd. C. Cross.
Wholesale and Retail
Dcsilcr in Fresh, Suit and
Smoked Meats of all Kinds
OS Court and
110 State Streets.
H. F. BROER,
Proprietor of the
DEPOT SASH AND DOOR FACTORY,
All House-finishing Mnterlal made to order at the lowest Portland
prices. See us before you buy.
MAllTItf & HA BKINS,
BLAUKHMITHJNG AND HORSESHOEING.
The be3t work in every department. Hacks, Buggies and Harrows made
to order. Estate Street.
ARCHIE MASON. A. li. SMITH
General - Contractors,
Street Work, Sewering, Excavating, Concrete and Mason Work,
TiliDg, &c. All work promptly done.
Wanted At Once.
Remnants of Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots iind Shoes, Hats and Cans,
and all kinds of merchandise, either new or second hand, to sell either at
private sale or public auction. Also, Household furnituie of every de
scription, at the
RED FRONT BAZAAR.
62 State Street.
Sash and Door Factory
Fronts Street, Salem, Oregon.
The best class of work in our line at prices to compote
with the loweRt. Only the beat material used
180 STATE BTREET.
Crcamery and Dairy Sup-
id ics. btccl Ranees, Parlor
Heaters in all Styles a Spe
CLOTHES WRINGERS AND "WASHERS
BQTThe best on earth,
Give us a
ELLIS & WHITLEY,
South ofWtllamott Hotel,
SALKM ... OREGON
J. H. HAAS,
215K CommorcUt St., Salem, Oregon
(Next door to Klein's.)
Specialty ol Spectacles, And
Honso Cleaner, Gardner and General Jobber
CARPET LAYING AND CLEANING, WHITE-
WASHING AND WINDOW CLEANING
T S. BURROUGHS
Tinners, Plumbers, Gas and Steam Fitters;
SHEET METAL WORKERS.
Auents for the celebrated economio force and lift Pump.
100 Chemeketa Stieet.
The place to get a Saddle horse, Livery
rig, Express, Dray or Truck, Wood, Hay,
Mill feed or crood well rotted Manure,
load of Dirt or Gravel. Call on Ryan & Co., back of
Willamette hotel. Prompt and careful work is our motto.
RYAN & CO.
SALEM IRON WORKS,
B. F. DRAKE, Propsietor.
Oeneral agnt tintl manufacturer of the celebrated Wahlstronj 1 atent Middlings
I'uriner and Keels. Farm machinery made and repaired.
DRAYS AND TRUCKS
always ready for orders.
Sell und deliver wood,
hay, coal and lumber. Of
flrw HtAtfl fit. onoosito 8a-
r - z 7 w v
m Iroa works. Drays and trucks may be round turougnoui toe uv
AT HtaW ana uornmonumi r
Salem Track 4Draf.fi).
F. T. HART,
247 COMMERCIAL STREET.
BROOKS & LEGG,
Carefully eoinpoun'aNl (Ujr w
cave orders at Thomas & Johnson's
For Sale at a Bargain.
A good ten acre fruit tract near Balem.
A rare burgaln, nud on easy terms. Apply
to Joui.nal, onlce.
Notico of Final Settlement.
OTICE Is hereby given, that George O.
lllncbain executor of the estate of It.
Chubb, deceased, has filed his dual nc-
couuv as sucn executor, auu ine couui
couri of Marlon county. Oregou, Iihh net
tlie Slh (iuyol December 180'i t the hour
of 10 o'clock a. m. lor the bearlnir thereof
All perrons having objections Ut atd uc-
counL wjii present mem 10 sam murv hi
said time. OEO. a.ULNQIlAM.
WILLIAMS & ENGLAND
CAPITAL STOCK, all Subscribed, 200,001)
Transact a general banking buslnessl
lu all Its braucbts.
GEO. WliiMAMH President
Wh. EN GLAND Vice l'resldeD
li UUUMCNAUY Oashltr.
DIKKCTOKS: Geo. Wllllann.Wm. Ed;,
lnnd,l)r. J. A. Richardson, J. w. llodion,
J. A Itakcr.
Hunk In uew Exchange block on Com
mHroliil utreet. :19-tf
MONEY TO LOAN.
Special Inducements for tho next SO days
on koju iarm loans.
FEAR & HAMILTON,
IUm 14, Bush Bank block. 5 12d
ai Authorized CapUalWOOO.-
CAPITAL NATIONAL BANE
W.A.CUSICK.'Hrts. "W. W. MAUTIC
Vice Fres. J. U. AIjUKIIT, Cashier.
State, County and City Warrunts bouf
at Par. rt
MormiUS, Atiti 11U8INE88 At8
JLf UrfgimJBlcq up-stalrs in Patton's
tF.CONlttofney at law, room 7,
JJJ Mtirpl flock.
AttittinV At law. ffnltn.
Otllneoverlndd A lln.li'o
fJ.HIIArtf. W. HUNT. Bit AW A
V liUMHtorneyRat law. Omceover
LttpUnl Nioftii bank, Balem, Oregon.
O JT.ntCAHtJHON, Attorney at law,
(J. ofllcqi ttalraln front rooms of new
Ilium bloooorucr commercial and Court
streets, B'ua) Oregon.
JOHN (JaUSON, Attorney at law
, Koonft and 4, Ladd A flush's bank
II. C. 1IUHAM. W. It. HOIiMEH.
J-M1!A. Uolmer, Attorneys at law
i Olllilii Hush's block, between State
ME. 8UE, stenographer and Type
, KWt. llest equipped lypewrtllug
oihio, uione, lu Uregon. Over I-addA
Uush's hk, Hiilcm, Oregon, ,
J, Heon, Hnlem, Oregon, onlco In
Cuish-llman block, upilulrs Itcsldenco
comer nleaud U. K corner Inter street.
rvll. flS. MOTT, physlclau and BU
IJ goi Olllco In Eldrldge lllook, So
tetit, Ogon. Office hours 10 to 12 a. in.
rlt.;C. HM1T1I. Dentist, W State street,
JLf Hn, or. Finished deutal open-
liofis every description
ifcV JPOG11, Arehlttct, PIbbs, Speol
YV iSciUUiui aud Huperlutcndence lor
all'ciscH of buildings.
iKRMjM., up stairs
Ollloe an Com.
i' VnilllflT ArVittAot r.wM.ii'M Mar
uam building, I'ortlaud, Oregon.
D'.TOWNSEND, Civil Engineer and
, Purveyor. Ofnce with Oregon Land
LtAilein, Oregon, ,
IV'. JjABSEN CO,, Manufacture of all
I. ikludsof vehicles, llepairlng a special-
PrrTECTION LODGENO 2, A.O U.W.
Mcow In their hall In t.ito Insurance
bullng, every Weduosdav evening.
A WlTf .tlnil'rt Ut,nnr-At,
w-" ' ui ..v..v.
T PltOVED ORDER OF RED ;MEN,
iKamlakun 'IrlbaNo. 8, Hnlem. Holds
waUl every Thursday evoulug, at 7:30
Vfwuiu lu btato Insuranco hall,
I K. C. HAKEll, Prophet.
(RANK n. VVATKllH. filler of lleflorrts
iThe Pacific Detective
A.LEIVI, - Orogon.
C, B, CLEMENT, Minager.
Olllce room 3. Giuy Block.
ales reasonable. Public and private
Our Little Men and Wonid
Is made exnresly lor the younirer
and girls, who cad their luugulue at b
ana in cuooi
Kverv number will contain stories. Bir-
ited pictures, poems, verses andjlugle-jnd
"pieces to f pen It In schno ." iltvldfull
these there win te the following serin
'Ihreo Utile Gold-Diggers. Ilj oilvrflar
per All ubontthe remurkableadveifires
ol some children who sailed uiouudfupo
Horn to California. I
'Jhe House WoUve In, fly I.avlfa H,
Goodnlu All about our "heads, lnds,
and the rest ol us;" not llEo stiifyli'g
rnysioit gy. i
A Utile Columbian Grandpan.if Uy
Greta Cryur. '1 hesttiry oi a boy whJnade
himself trulv worthy of his nimiH. I
'the Clock o' the Year, iiv Elllibrth
Cutnings. Kegulrirly ench mouti this
clock tells tho time o' year In preity)jyu.e
Specimen copy with premium list, (cents,
$1.00 a yfa't 10 cents a number.
D, L0IHR0P COMPANY, BitiorfMass
do to the Best,
tTho placeV'or young ladles and gentle-
fnjen 10 secure aithorougbeducatlou Is the
Long and still tho loading Institution of
tue worth wesu tieuer man even
New course of instruction lu Oratory,
lhenloRy nud Posl-Graduated.
Colleiri). and Jjhw courses greatly enlarged
1'aptiltieH Increased and Improved. For
Catalogue of College of Law writ Dean b
T. Klchard'.oii, Esq , Halem, Or.
rort'atHli'guool College of Medical and
Phiirtnuoy write Dean Richmond Kclly,M,
D Portland, or.
For general Catalogue write Rev. Geo,
Whltakcr, D. D., l'resldeat, Balem, Or.
Kates, $2.50 to $5.00 rtr Day
The best hotel between Pertia:
Francisco. Flnt-class Jn all ltil
ments. Its tables are served
Grown in the Willamette Vail
A. I. WAGNER, Prop.
Wanted. Salary an
ill t 11 permanent, pjace i
unfy growers of nuiiery su
a iMirli'iin and Canadian snlls
rlttles i ur siieclalty. BROWN
i no both
(Mid 1 4 s-M Nursery metrchlcago,
1831 TI,E c2S5KirATOB 1893
THE BEST OF THE
Farm Crooi and Procetaea.
Horticulture ana x rui-Urowlnjf
Iilve-stoclc ana Ualryln,
Willie It alo Includes ail minor aepur.
menu of Rural lnlereu. such as the oul.
try yard, entomology, bee-keeping, gieeu.
house and grapery, veterinary replies,
farm questions and answers, Oroide
readier, riomestlo eoonorny. and a sum
mary of the news ol the week. Its niur
ket reports ar unusually complete, aud
much attention is pld to the prospects of
the crops, as throwlrg light upon one of
ths most important of all, questions
When to buy and when to sell. Ills Ho.
erally lllustrate4.and by recent enlarge
ment, contains more reading matter tuuu
ever before. The lubscrtptlon price is
II JO per year, but w ofler a ipeoial re
duction In our
CLUB RATES FOR 1803.
Two SubtcHptions. 'B "ne -"iUt"c- 4
Six Subscriptions, " " 10
Twelve Subscriptions, " " IB
0fVo all New Subscribers for lW,pay
lngindrnce ow. we will send th ri"
nt-r Weekly, from our receipt f the re mil
tanee. to January 1st, IfW, without euanw.
jr-t4elmen Copies Fri. Addrrs
LUTHER TUCKER It SON, Publishers,
Leaving Portland, 8:45 . M.
" " 7:30 P. M.
72 Hours Quicker to St. Paul,
23 Hours Quicker to Chicago,
40 Hours Quicker to Omaha and
PULLMAN and TOURIbT SLEEPERS
FREE RECLINIMG CHAIR
CARS, DINING CARS.
For rate and general nfurruatlon call
JJoIso Si Barker,
270 OommercUl street, Ha'em, Or,
or tf.iiLiiimi.uu.tr,; vs.!, .p. A.
VA WMBlUfVll St.,
FRIENDS POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
Will be opened to students Hept. 11, 181)2.
Olleis Ihe most practical couiblhoi siuuy
ol any school In the State, viz: Mpchanlcal
KiiL'liiei.rliiir. Oivll Kuiluierliiir. Kloarlual
Knglneerlng, Acadeinla and Grammar
siihoul courses Btudcuts pructlo dally In
wood shop, machine shop, aud laboratories.
Tuition and Hoard per Tear, $160.
Special inducements to a few young men
who wish to woru lor inoir Doaru auu tut
tlundurliiif iurttlouc For prospectus and
further infoi matlou, address
l'resdeut, balem, Or,
Till! CM'ITAL JOURNAL.
Capital Journal Publishing Company,
Office, Commercial Htrcet, In I'. O. Bnlldlng
hntcred at tho postomce at Balem, Or., as
Highest of all In Leavening Power.-Latest U. S Gov't, JUpott
Opens Monday, Septerauer 10th, at Kin
dergarten Hall, opposite opera bouse.
Children received at three years of "Re
and over. A connecting cUiss wilt be is-
lauilMiea loruauinceu niuuvrgurieu ,iu
nils and those brulnnlng Iirtumry work.
Only the best modern Kindergarten meth.
ndu ainulovud. l'ruuir's siKlem ol drawing
and color work introduced.
Tm acres of good garden Innd near Ha-
lem. Apply at ouee to JIOKKIUHIOH,
0KF.G0N AND MASSACHUSETTS.
Portland Telegram: The for west
needs more people. Population as
mucb ns competition Is the life of
trade. People make business, not
vacant areas. Thoy make towns,
cltlesjthoy provide a market. There
must be a demand in order to pro
vide a supply. If Portland wants
250,000 population, there must be
800.000 people In the state. If Ore
icon wants half a dozen cities of 25,.
000 to 60,000 population, there muni
be over a million souls In the state at
Oregon wants people. It wants
them not only In thousands, hut
tens of thousands. How In the
world can ntiy manufacturing en
terprise expect to start up, which
may be solicited, uoIcbi the project
ors look around and see a popula
tion to buy their goods ? The mil
lions In the Central West and East
do not help them any. The old es
tablished manufactories look after
them in a way that brooks no com
petition from this coast. The Oregon
manufacturer must bo able to count
on an Oregon constituency, while
the Massachusetts maguate looks
not only to his state, but to the
Northeast, to the whole Atlantic
seaport, to the Middle states aud to
tho Central West. Supposing Ore
gou has 400,000 inhabitants at the
present moment, for that iltjure-wlll
cover it easily, being a large lucrease
over the national census; one-fourth
of that is right in Portland, leaving
300,000 to be distributed over an area
that can readily support 3,000,000.
Tt is almost ridiculous to believe
that Oregon's 00,000 square miles
hold only 400,000 people, while
Massachusetts' little 8315 square
miles are not crowded at all with
its 2,500,000 Inhabitants. In other
words.Oregon ranks Beventh in area
und thirty-eighth In population of
all the states, while Massachusetts
is fortieth lu area but sixth in pop
ulation. The Willamette valley
proper, the part that is the very
cream of it, could hold two Massa
chusetts, aud the latter is teeming
with busy cities, whioh lu turn are
teeming wllb manufactories. Every
acre of tillable ground there is also
occupied by smaller land owners,
aud farmhouses by tho score are
seen along the country roads be
tween the frequent towns.
CLEVELAND AND MURPHY.
Mr. Cleveland us president-elect
has given out that Hon. Edward
Murphy of New York City is not a
proper man of New York to bo
elected United States senator, aud
that tho elevation of such a man
as Murphy would bo extremely dis
tasteful to Cleveland. The man
who is elected puts his ofllclal foot
upon the neck of the mull who hopes
for an election.
It Is not pretended that Mr. Mur
phy is not qualified for the place he
seeks, or that he Is immoral, or has
committed any crime, or that he is
not a good Democrat. His only of
fense seems to consist of his demo
cracy. Cleveland wus not his choice
fur president before the convention,
but lie gave him his support and
helped elect him.
Mr. Cleveland's attitude of pub
lic cenBor, ns to tho lltness of one of
his party leadera for party honors,
Is strange, to say the least. No Re
pupllcan president ever so far forgot
himself us to interfere on the eve of
a senatorial election and dictate to a
a legislature who it should elect
senator. Mr. Murphy is nTam-
many man. It is true, ho Is not u
miiL'wumn. Hut that Is the mis
fortune, aud not the fuult, of the
young man. He may become one
as Cleveland did.
AN OVERWORKED COURT
Twenty-five cases are yet to be
argued before the Oregon Supreme
court before tho March term.
There are many cases already argued
and submitted, some of great import
ance. The railroad rate case cannot
be considered properly Jn less than
Multnomah county will ask for an
other circuit jadge,as well as Marlon.
Judge Sbattuck has over a hundred
cases for appeal piled up on his cal
ender. The future outlook for our
Supreme court Is not bright so far as
getting many holidays Is concerned,
How can any relief bo obtained
for the overburdened court. Busi
ness before the court is Increasing
rapidly. The Judges can only put
in so much time. They must hear
new cases. But speedy justice de
mauds that they also have time to
consider them within a reasonable
One way would be to select more
judges, This would not meet with
favor from economical legislators.
A great help would be to allow them
a stenographer and type, writer, to
dictate their opinions to, and save
them the constant time-consuming
drudgery of writing them out.
CRAZED BY THE COMET.
Wo are reliably Informed thot the
Ex-Rev. referred to In a correspon
dence from Ctieuiawu is not Hon.
G. M. Irwin of this city, at one time
Supt. of the Indian institute.
Henry Hucfcs Glbbs, formerly
governor of the bank of England, u
delegate to the Paris Monetary con
furence u 1878, n member of parlia
ment, aud a presideut of the Bime
tallic league, has what will be re
garded as the olasslo and standard
statomeut of the bimetallism on the
crisis lu silver, for the January Foi-iiai,
rrPK "ale. Th boiler is an Miorsonp
l rltrht Minium- I ind the engine a B-h me
tior ziuIhI. Un'ti are In good condition.
and out 8700 whei new.
Ap ill- U) A. II, ruiiMOCiivn wu.a.upp"
slto Kirst national liank.
a iitv and flnrnnlete 'treatment, consist.
ng of suppositories, oiiitment In capsules,
also box and pill;; a rltli cure tor e.
trnul. Internal, blind or bleeding. Itching,
chronic, rewnl or hereditary l"lles, aud
many other disease and female weak,
new: It Is always a great benefit to the
general health The first discovery ol a
inedioHl cure rendering an operation wllh
fhi knife nni)H-e.sry. herealter. .This
remedy has never been known to rail. j
A Protestant ohurch has Anally
been dedicated In Spain. The papal
nuuelo and thousands of aristocratic
Cuthollcs protested in vain. The
Protestants owe their viotory to
Premier Sagasta, whose predeces
sors have always successfully re
fused permission to the Protestants.
After n few moro Protestant
churches have been built in Madrid
and their luoflouslveuess shown the
people will no longer oppose them.
A great deal of such opposition re
sults from niero Ignorance.
wlni.irurlt; sent by mall. Wby suffer
from Mils Wrll'le disease when a written
guarantee Is slven with ll-oin, to refund
(he m mey II not cuied nd stump tor Ire
ample. Uuarynleo lwuJ by Uuouaud,
CtunAOi.,wn!Mland retail drug
gists, ! agents, rtortlavii. Or. Brooks
TO WHAT ARK NYE COMINfl?
To whut are we coming as an
American people who pretetid to bo
living uuder a Democratic constitu
tion? To what Is the Uemocratlc party
Tlieso remarks are elicited by tho
stupendous Idolatry of President
elect Cleveland by tho party which
bus elected tilra. His consent must
be obtained before that party cuu
do anything It seems.
It wus given out that Mr. Crisp
could not bo re-elected sjieakor be
cause Mr. Cleveland wanted some
onoelw. The present Democrutlu
house would have passed a free sil
ver Jbill but for his pernicious Inter
ference. Before u tarlll bill can be
Introduced It must be submitted to
Cleveland. He has said that Mr,
Murphy ! not fit for senator.
Upou what meat does this great
man feed that his opinion counts for
so much more than that of millions
of voter? The whole United Htatra
will be liftsAltig under the yoke of
It ha r4Bt sbsrltt from SHAftfe,
One of tho most Important and
imperative duties of congress at this
session is to give control cf quitran
Hue Into the hands of the national
government, not only because of ttie
danger of cholera next year (for
every year that cholera has appeared
in Europe It has appeared hero the
following year), but as a safeguard
auainst oilier epidemics. Dr. E. O.
tihukespeare, of Philadelphia, wiio
has nerliara ulvon more study to
this subject than any other nmii,
sets down Incontrovertible reasons in
the January number of The Forum
for national control aud lay out defi
nite plans for Its operation,
Orcgoulon on Death Penalty:
There Is but one ground upou which
arugumeut for or against this custom
should bo based, The rcul Issue is
this: Is It for tho welfaro of society
that the life of the murderer bo for
feited. rSeiitlmeut hus no placo In
the dlscu&ulnu, If hanging a man
or placing him lu thu cleotilu chair
rids society of u dangerous member,
and at the same tlnio has the eUVot
of restraining others from bt coming
equally dangerous, It la both the
right uudduty of socluty to coutiuue
the custom, if tills be u mistake,
aud murders would bo lessened lu
number by abolishing tho death
penalty, thou It li iqually the duty
of society to abolish It. At present
the weight of opinion Is that society
Is benefited by the death of the inur
derer, It remains tube proved that
(his opinion Is not founded ou fact,
nud when the proof thai) have been
given, there will be little difficulty
lu securing u chatigo.
A Herald of the Infant Year.
Ol ii thuUsI thirty yciiwor more from
thuiwuuiry, and the sea-mrul will repre
tyof iiosiettt' Htinacb Hitters, 'the
opening of the J ear IbtU will bo sljuallswl
bribe apiMtaraue ut a iresli Almuiuaol
thellltteis.lnwhhh theuses, derivation
and action olt'-ls world lamous niedlolne
will I lueldly set lortb, Kverybody
should read It. The calender aud ustn
nomlral euloulatlons to be fouud lu this
brochuie are nlwajs astouUlnugiy ac
curate, and the statistics. Illustiallons,
humor and oluer reading matttr run In
interest sBdfuliof roltl. 'ijie U'p-."Sr
Company, of l'ltUbuwh, Vs., publish It
thminehw. Tbr-y employ HiurtlUuU
ty bands In the mtei.uuleal work, and
morelhanileven moulds lu lh jear uro
eoruuitim In lt p.WMFutlon. It eau be
ob ulneJ, wllhiut uuitof all druagWs aud
aud muulry dealers, aud U pniueJ m
K gllth German, Kr-uoti. Welsh, Shir
weglan, BWfrdUb, Holland, Itetaewilyaaaa
onco sho said alio studied sulphur. She
slipped out of bed tho first thing In the
morning und read whut tho papers saldj
about tlio comet, then wont back to bed,
again. Yhon I sat down to breakfast
with my paper sho va loaded for moJ
You could seo a hazy ted light hanging
over tho Jersey horizon from our win
dows, und she hud those windows open,
so much at night wo all got colds and
snuflles. On Sunday night the sky ovori
thoro was bright ted at intervals. Well,
she was jufct wild. Thou she smelled,
tho sulphur in tlio air. 1 novor saw a
woman got so oxcited. Sho scarcely
alnnf n wlnlr. '
"The noxt morning, when she found
that it was tho Jorsoy meadows on lire
and that sho Imilu't eon tho comet at
all, she was tho most disgusted woman
you ever saw. She won't touch a uews
paper now. Sho says tho newspapers
uio tho biggest llura next to tho astron
omers on cnrtli. If 1 say 'comet' at
her now sho la as mud ns u hornet.
"In my opinion, It's bon a confound
ed fraud all along, This man Uiel.t, or
Ueoly, ought to got si months on tho
Island." Now Voik lleruld.
the rrospectlro Arrival of BleWs Orbi
lrt Its Influence llohlnd.
There are wise people to-day who be
lieve that tho proximity of a comet to
tho earth brings with it various diseases,
mental as well as physical disturbance.
"I never took any stock Iri this comet
business," said a practical friend of
mluo. "Pro seen several comets la my
time and read all sorts tt rot aboat
thom, very Httlo of which 1 believed.
But this comet"
Ho paused Mid drew mo away from
tho crowd. Having glanced about him
uneasily, ho continued; r
"This comet nearly droyo my wlfef
crazyl Yes, sir; factl And she's nearlyr
driven me crazy. Do you-lmye you;
seen anything queer nliout me lately?"
1 told him 1 had not that he looked
as sane a-s his average fellow mortal.'
''Well," he resumed, ''I've run a
mighty narrow chance, I tell you. But,
she's cured now. If this Infernal comet.
hadn't gone away jnst when it did 1
should have been locked up by this time.!
"My wife is ordinarily a quiet little -woman
and takes no particular interest,
in tho newspapers except when there ti(
a mystorlous murder, case like the great.
Maybrick poisoning case or the Carlyle
Harris caso, or homothing like that '
somothiug mysterious, you know- Then'
sho grabs tho newspapers and roads up
on tt, und thlnlcsnbout it, and talks about
it. and advances theories about it, and
thoroughly masters It, hanging the de
fendant every day. Sho can tind moro
clows than tho whole motrbpolitan po
lice force. Sho pounces down upon me
at breakfast with her theories and clews
and suspicious, and as those aro changed
after rending tho evening papers 1 get
another doso nt night.
"But this cornet! Sho has been,
stricken yes, sir, stricken by the mys-J
terlous influence tho comet fa said to'
havo npon tho human mindt It was
manifest in her tho very day sho read,
the dispatches and tho differences of
learned opinion as to whoso comet Ity
wus and its probable orbit, its distance,
tho number of sparks in its tail, etc. If'
it had been a straightforward comet'
and come right out whore everybody,
could sco It and whero everybody ex-'
pected it, sho would havo been all bo
reno. But tho mystery of the thing, thet
uncertainty, the disagreement of astron-,
dmers that settled her. She began; -reading
up on tho comot from tho news-!'
papers. As every newspaper differed.
and every nuthority in every newspaperf
dlffored with every othor nuthority In'
that or any other nowspaper, sho fouadl
herself suddonly plnngod Into a whirl
of excitement, j
"Sho sprung comot ou me overy honri
in tho day and swept tlio heavens with a
8-inch operu glass every night She!
hud a sort of tuea that reunot cunnka or
iron were liablo to drop into our flat
Sho wout up on tho roof to see the me
teoric shower and got lockod out up
thoro by tho janitor. If 1 hadn't missed
her Bho'd havo been frozen to death. She
got up ton times a night to look ont, and
ftalutthft t)io Lightning.
In Quito, according to IJ;, Whym
per, it ia customary when a visitor
tnlcos off his hat on entering a room
to bt'f; him to put it on ngain, unci in
tho nbsonco of ponniseion leave is
This cmtom is tluo to approhoseion
that cold will bo taken if tho head i
uncovered. In Quito there are ho
BtoveH, liroplucea nor chimneys.
Tlio Bamo persons, ou going out of
doom, tnko off their haLa to flash
of lightning, no matter if rain is fall
ing, and when tho streets are busy ,
and lightning ia abundant a gro
tesque effect ia producad by thaw
Habitations, which wem to b
garded ns a duty by all well behaved
persons, aud are performed aa punc
tiliously m th homage paid to -'
ioua procoswipiva. -Yputh's Cowfww-
Numeroua prooagcoa figure ia the
iwteut' Uwt whrdy it to clihiii
that iietroltttun can b randan fat
expUwivy and ako ttninflaiwyalss.
One of thai? oc mint wit addfaf to
about forty ipdlmui of pttpofetts No
ring Om whoie well. JJt km
six ltouw' tfawdusst m QW
for iM,-r-inuwsuMplus ,
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