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Leading Paper of Columbia County.
In. Columbia Cnnntr-
Idrertlsing Medium la Columbia C.
ST. HELENS,, OREGON, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1801.
THE OltlWON MIST.
IHHUKIt KVKIIV MIIIMV MOItNINU
d. R. BEEGLE, Publisher.
Th County Official Paper.
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w hi i h at 11 P- M. at Ma,oulc Hall. Vl.lllua
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r h at le-mlr nail, iiM'r Hiani'har.l a alore.
VI.IIIhk member, lu fund elaudlug Invited Ui
(f vang-ellr! AtH.lnliMnt-e.
Plrat Haiul.v-llntr Inland, II a. M,; Ml. Il.itue,
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h.t,.i.,i KniulaT NcrClly, II a. N.iSL lluluui,
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Fourth Haudav-Vernmila, II a, n. anl 7 so r.
Mi v iluu'a, a r, a.
M. ni'RI.lNiUMK, lMtor.
Iiown river (li) slow, ai I 30 a. M.
I'l ri.er (boat) eloem at I f. M.
The malt lf Vernotila anit I'lil.liHnr. Imva
HI. IMaua 1'UM.Iay, Thuiulay anil Hatunlay at
, a. M
Tha wall lor M.mlilmi I, Clatkiil" and HI.I
lan yuliin Manila) Umluala)i aiol KrM.y at
Mall, (railway) nor'.U duap at lu a : for
Puillainl at a r. M.
Trlra' lnlila-ltlr Rnut.a.
HTAiiaii W. BHv-UaiHi. Ili lnu fo
Purtlauil at II a. M. Tuilay, TliurMlay anil Hat
nnlay. larMHt. IIi'Umi. for t.'tat.kanla Mou
dar. M yliM-.!ay and Friday at a no . m.
Hrk.M.H .liwarH Katumii HI llikm
fw fiu-llaiKl dally iit nuintay at .HI a.
Hlnrnlna. Inn. I'ortlauil at 'J in r. M.
DR. H. R. CLIFF,
Physician and Surgeon,
HI. Ilclona. Or.
DR. J. E. HALL,
Physician v and v Surgeon.
( lal.Vanir, Ciiluml.la Co., Or.
T, A. HcHkiiii. A. . Ihimk.
McBRIDE It DRESSER,
Attorneys '.' at'v Law,
Orvsun City, Or,
I'rumut au.-uiloii xlv.n to laud on lmliu.
A. B. LITTLE,
Surveyor and Civil Engineer,
HI. Hxlona, Or.
County Hiirv. ynr. l-aii'l .iirr.vlnn. town plal
Una aud .mlnivrliia- wmh pnuiilly dnu.
W. T. lli'BHav.
1. W. liairica.
BURNEY & DRAPER,
Attorneys V at V Law,
Oregon City, Or.
Twalf. yaara' rx parLnra aa ItiwI.Utr of tho
1'nltoil Hia a Land tirUn hore mconiiii.uil. tt
In our anri'lalty of all kind, of Iiii.Iiipm bnf r
tho lnd Oftlne or Hit t'Hiirta, and luvolvlii tha
.rarllt' In Ilia Uvucral IaiiiI UIIU'.
J. B. BROCK tNBROUGH,
ATTORNEY v AT .' LAW,
llrriun t'lly, Or.
(Late Hnrrlal Attnnt of (loniral Ijinrt Olrli'S.)
Iloini'aii'ail, l'n-f nipilon and Timber Land Ap
ll"at mi. and iitlicr land linirw llu.hirM a
HiHTlalty. Ullli-e, rund KliHir. Uud Oltir.
Notary Public and Real Estate Agent,
Itdiihau, Oolumhln Co.. Or.
Thx nnder. lined will nthtiid to aud enrllfy to
all bM).na.a iHirtaluliiK to thu trao.fi'rrlug of
rat tiaiato, and anair loijiilrloa ri latiiiK to
liM atlnii and advanrnKa. in the town i of
Ntwr, (inlila or Kronen. Will aim afrnd to
Fun.ioii t'lalma, Imiiif an'liorliBd to by li'Hal
rvmiKiiUioii (iiiiii tha ttvparlmeiit ol Int. r or.
D. J. SWITZER,
Real Estate Agent,
St. Helens, Oreqon,
- no TO
John A. Beck,
Watchmaker and Jeweler,
FOR YOUR- .
Til Klnoat Awortmiint of Watnhaa, Olocki and
Jow.lry of all Ueaiiilptloua,
0PP08ITI 1MB IIMONO, PORTLAND, OHr
EVERDING & FAR R ELL
Front Street, Portland. Oregon,
DKALKRH IN '
WHEAT, OATS AND MILL FEED OF ALL KINDS,
Hay, Shingles, Lime, Land Plaster. Also Flour, Bacon,
- AND A UENKKAL 'aSHOHTMNT OK
G- roce ries,
Which w ni'll cht-ap for chhIi. Oive uh a call.
EVERDING & FARRELL
A S Tjft? 1. j-Wia
J. W. SHAVER, Master.
I,envt'B I'tirtlnrnl from AKier-stntit
kuiiiukawa ami Cutlilamct, wfHliieHclay and rrulny for Jlatskanie,
Uiitching at Suuvico Inland, St. IKIciih, Columliia City, Kalnma, NVcr
City, Hai nidi, Cwlar Landing, Mt. Collin, Hralbuiv, Stella, Oak I'oint
ami all intermediate point, ri'turning Tuoatlay, Thursday and Saturday.
NOW IS THE TIP
This desirable property adjoins Milton Station, on the Northern Pacific
ONE HOUR'8 RIDE FROM PORTLAND,
And is only 1 miltx from St. Helens, the county-sent, on the Columbia
river. Milton creek, a lieuutiful mountain stream, runs within
2" yards of this property, furnishing an inexhaustible
supply of water for all purposes.
LOTS, 50x100 FEET,
Hanging in price from ') to $100, can lie secured from
D. J. Switzer, St. Helens, Oregon
FOR COWLITZ RIVER.
VI mxL-,. . ,x Leaves KELSO Monday, Wednesday andFri
IMOl Til WGSIday at 5 a. m. Leavea PORTLAND Tuesday,
Thursday and Saturday at t) a. m.
lAPrnU liri I Tjeaves RAINIER at 5 a.m.
tJVSOGIn IXCI.LWUU daily, Sunday exwpted, arriv
ing at Portland at 10:30 a. m. Returning, leaves PORTLAND at 2:30
p. m., arriving at 7 p. m.
We carry a
Treat, Htiiei, rartniiara.
Etc.. Beakaeeara' Suppll...
oiv a a tui
F. L. POSSON Ik SON, 300
Sueeeaaora to Miller Hroe.
DON'T BUY YOUR DRUGS
"' ANYWHKRK BUT AT A KEGULAR- , i
YOU WILL FID THE
Freshest, Purest and Best of Everything
, AT TIIK ":
CLATSKANIE v DRUG .' STORE.
DR. J. E. HALL, Proprietor.
Write for Wew Illu.trmt.d Cileue of 18S1.
THtv LEFFEL WATER WHEEL& ENGINE CO. SPRINGFIELD,0., U.8A
ilwk Montlay, via Wcstport
TO SECURE A LOT
& GO.'S STEALERS
full atnek nf
Second Street. Portland, Or.
Wright Irrigation Law
Favored for Nevada.
THE ALASKAN EXPEDITION.
fhs Sacrameito Board of Supervisors
Are Charged With Being;
Riveraide is to have a free postal de
livery. Tlie iniiniciDal affairs of Victoria, B.
0., are to be investigated.
The only female convict in the Arizona
priaon lias been pardoned.
The plum crop at Caraon in rotting on
the tree. The market ii overstocked.
The lale of wild-flower soed at San
Diego is becoming a profitable business.
The Nevada Hi ate Board of EqualUa
ion pro-mines to raise the assessmente
The jury in the case of John Haiiger
ly, who killed his son last April at (Sac
ramento, has bwn unable to agree.
John R. Berry, Collector of the Port
f Sun llifgo, has sued the Union News
paper Company for $26,000 for alleged
Bince" January 1 over 1,030 vessels
'iave crosded Hilnilxildt bar, and the
hlpments of lumber have been over
An order for 300 comTiination and cat
llecarsis now lieing filled at the ma
chine shops of the Southern pacific
Company in Sacramento.
William Reed of Florin charged three
members of the Sacramento Hoard of
Supervisors with heing boodlers, and he
hut been arrested for criminal liliel.
Samuel J. ftrun of San Jose, late in
structor of French at Cornell University,
has bwn appointed instructor of French
at the telanU StanforJ (Jr.) University.
An effort is being made to resume
work in Sacramento on the oil well,
which hat been abandoned at 920 feet in
depth, owing to the piping becoming
It now seems that a railroad will be
bnilt around the falls at The Dalles, Or.,
on the Washington aide and a line of
bints put on by the Columbia Rirr
Nav gallon Company.
" The newspaper men of 8an Diego are
all being involved in libel suits. So far
the (moil and the .Sun have had suits
entered against them, but other oom
. taints are looked for every moment.
There was an enthusiastic body of
men gathered at Carson recently to dis
cuss the subject of irrigation. The ap
plication of the principles of the Wright
law of California was favored for Ne
The largest land fur shipment of the
year was made from Victoria, B. C., the
bdier day by the Hudson Bav Company,
leatined for London. It includes $25,
(l Kl worth of beaver and 110,000 worth
if liear skins.
It is estimated that nine-tenths of the
water from the Colorado river is flowing
into Hdt n Sea, and the winter floods
will greatly augment the volume of wa
ter, which'mav seek a Gulf outlet. A
'like lot) miles' long and 3 K) feet deep is
The Native Sons of Trttckee are schem
ing to erect a monument on the site ren
dered historical by the death of the
members of the Donner party. It is to
cost $5,000, ami the various parlor
throughout the State are to be asked to
William H. C. Brotherton, the wheel
iirvrow man, who left San Francisco
Vortl 1 last to make the trip on foot to
.Sew York city, passed through Flagstaff,
A. T., the oilier day. lie ha9 been laid
up for fire mouths in the hospital at Los
Angtles. Ha seems to be in good health
The Los Angeles Farming and Milling
Company has commenced ejectment pro
ceedings against 141 settlers, who have
squatted on a portion of the iJtnker
sheim ranch, which the settlers claim to
be government land fraudulently in
cluded by the owners of tlte ranch' when
the survey was made.
They offer a bounty for the ears of rab
bits in Idaho. The discovery recently
of several live " bunnies " minus their
ears has developed the fact that active
bounty workers are trapping the jacks,
clipping their ears and then turning
them loose to breed a future crop, from
which bounties can be obtained till the
end of time.
The Arrowhead Reservoir Company,
having in charge the construction of
large storage reservoirs in the mountains
north of San Bernardino on the head
waters of the Mojave river and ita trib
utaries, has advertised for the construc
tion of three large tunnels one 4,900
feet in length, one 3,6'JO feet and one
2,000 feet, making a total of 11,500 feet
The ore at the Temescal tin mines im
proves as the mine goes down. The out
put is about eight Ions a month, and
with the new machinery just put in it
is hoped to take out one ton daily,
American labor is used. There are a
number of CorniBhmen, but they have
boen on tho Coast for years. The man
agers are English, but they have taken
out papers and will become American
The San Bernardino Timeflndex
thinks there must be something decid
edly wrong in the dried-fruit trade this
year. It says that C. K. Matteaon of
Highland was offered 5 cents a pound for
peaches. Not satisfied with this, ha
packed hia gripsack and visited Michi
gan, where he found California peaches
retailing from 20 to 30 cents a pound.
The inference is that local buyers have
formed a combination to keep the price
It is believed that the Southern Paciflo
Company will In a few davs commence
active work on the completion of tha
present terminus of its coast line to
Santa Barbara. Colonel Fred Crocker
left San Francisco a few days ago over
the coast line to the terminal, lie and
his oartv then left their car and took
conveyances, intending to drive over the
proposed line. General Manager A. N.
Towne has gone to Santa Barbara to
meet Colonel Crocker and confer with
hiui on the details of the route.
Italian Citizens pd Residents of This
Country Take Matter" Into
Their Own Hands.
The President has denied a pardon to
William Keinheirner of Indiaaa, sen
tenced to two and one-half jears in the
penitentiary for counterfeiting.
The Treasury Department officials are
now looking around for a first-class man
to compose a commission to be sent to
Portland on the public-building site.
Before it starts West, it is announced, J.
B Montgomery will be given a hearing
in advocacy of his property on the east
side of the river.
There is a general rnmor in Washing
ton that Secretary Blaine has decided
not to reruine his duties as Secretary of
State, aud that John W. Foster, now
Secretary of the Treasury, will be ap
pointed to that position immediately
after the November elections. State De
partment otlicials declined to discuss the
The Board of Supervising Inspectors
of Steam Vessels, specially convened for
the purpose of determining the best sys
tem of a line for carrying projectiles for
use in case of marine disasters, made a
report to the Secretary of the Treasury,
recommending the question be rejerrea
to the ordinance bureau of the War De
partment as poswssing the best facilities
for conducting the experiment. The
board also recommends the repeal of an
amendment to Sections 4488 and 4189 of
the Revised Statutes nntil a safe and
feanii'le means can be invented to ac
complish the object contemplated by
such amendment in the ose of appa
ratus. The recall of Baron Fava, the Italian
Minister to this country, on account of
the New Orleans affair has left the in
terests of Italy in the I'nited States in
a pec.uliarcondttion. The present Charge
d'Affaires In Washington, not. being in
vested witj the powers of a Minister,
the Italian citizens and residents of this
country, feeling the necessity for repre
sentatfon of their interests, have taken
matters into their own hands. The
President of the Italian Chamber of
Commerce in New York called on Secre
tary Rusk, and it is expected that his
visit was in connection with negotiations
looking to the raising of the Italian em
liargo on American ports. It is under
stood that these negotiations have been
in progress for some time, and that they
are in such a state that the promulga
tion of the raising of the embargo will
be announced shortly.
Lord Randolph Churchill Makes Some
Sharp Remarks About His Old
Herbert Spencer is a man of medium
stature, with pink and white cheeks and
kind gray eyes.
Lord Lytton's health is said to be se.
riously compromised, and he thinks of
resigniiig his post of Ambassador to
Baron de Rothschild's hobby is pho
tography. He commences his pleaaurt)
wch iHv at tt a. M , and transfixes many
a fain ly Si-en and view.
Don Carlos, pretender to the throne of
$pain, who is living at the present time
in Venice, is said to be badly in need of
neney. lie was obliged according to re
ports'to pawn his jewels a short time
When he visited America in 1881 Bon
langer Bhowed nothing of the fop in his
dres- or the snob in his manner. He
wore but one of his medals, and that
pinned inconspicuously on his vest,
where it was practically concealed by hi
Judge Allen H. Morril of Alabama is
mentioned as likely to fill the vacancy
on the Interstate Commerce Commission
caused by the death of General Bragg.
Judge Morrill was formerly a law partner
of Senat 'r Pugh, who will urge his ap
Sigeerd, son of Hendrick Ibsen, haa
become engaged to Bergliott Bjorson,
daughter of the Norwegian litterateur.
Young Ibsen is a physician quite well
known in Munich, where his father haa
until 'ately been residing for many years ;
and the bride-elect contemplated a pro
fessional musical career. The wedding
is not expected to occur in the near fu
ture. The late Archbishop of York was sit
ting next to tjueen Victoria at dinner on
one occasion, when her Majesty asked
him how he liked his picture, wliich had
lately ciime out in Vaniln Fair. "Well,
your Majesty," said Dr. Magee, "my
children think it isn't half ugly enough
for me!" This reply so amused the
Queen that she burst into uncontrollable
Michael Munkacsy, the artist, spent
the greater part of the summer at his
caetle In Luxembourg. A part of hie time
was also passed at Neuilly, near Paris,
in superintending the construction nf his
nw studi.x Munkacsy intends to paint
bis grea' picture, " The Conquest of
Hungary by the M gyars " in the new
studio. He has already finished the
sketches for the painting.
Lord Dufferin will retire from active
diplomatic service early next year ac
cording to Mr. Lucy, now writing the
Ixmdon letters of the New York Tribune.
He is only in his sixty-fifth year, but he
wants rest. It is understood, says Mr.
Lucy, that his successor at Rome will be
Henry I rummond Wolff, hi has de
cided that he has had enough of Tehe
ran, where he haa been Minister for
L 'rd Randolph Churchill m ide sharp
remarks about his old colleagues and
their approaching defeat to a South Af
rican lot irviewer the other day, and
somebody sent a marked opy to tho
Marquis of Saiis nry. The nob'e Lord
replied with a quotation from Disraeli's
" Conii gshy ' : "The political grape
were sour f r Mr, Rigbv. A prophet of
.evil, he preache 1 only mortification and
retientanco and despair to hi late col
Eugene Fld planned to decorate the
b-oks of his library with a coat-of-arms,
and to that end proceeded to find out
j'ist what this was. Success crowned his
efforts, but the family motto was still
lacking, and this involve i further d lay.
One day he discovered that Marshall
Field, the Chicago merchant, was stamp
ing muslin with this same coat-of-arms,
whereupon the bibliophile decided to
abandon his cherished purpose as a des
ecration ot the treasures on hit shelves.
Xiowa Wants Its Female
Mayor to Resign.
ARKANSAS COLORED PEOPLE
Emigrating to Oklahoma The Case
Against Detective O'Malley
at New Orleans.
Co-operative Alliance stores are to be
established in every county in Kansas.
The New York Central railroad will
help to enforce the alien-contract-labor
The Buffalo Board of Health has de
clared the Barber asphalt works a nui
sance. At Davenport, la., the water in the
Misaiseippi river is lower than it, has
been since JHl'A.
Saratoga, N. Y., and Hartford, Dan
bury and Norwalk, Conn., are in great
danger of a water famine.
Southern cities are running themselves
into debt head over heels to get improve
ments in the way Of water, gas and elec
King Bird, a negro convict in the
Frankfort penitentiary, deliberately am
putated his arm in order that he might
escape hard work. i
The Boston Park Commissioners are
being nrged to take slepa to preserve
whattsieltol tne earth-work loitinca
tion on Bunker Hill.
A $1,00J,001 building is to 'e erected
in Chicago on the southeast corner of
Washington and Suite streets to the
memory of Columbus.
An English syndicate, which paid
6 10,000 lor a Baltimore beer brewery
(t200,OJX in cash; li.ie offered to sell it
back for U25.OO0 cash.
A. Pullman sleeping-car conductor has
been arrested at Shreveport, La., for vi
olating the law by permitting a colored
passenger to ride on his car.
Several hundred Pittsburg people stood
in line for hours, jostling and pushing,
for the singular Honor of buying the first
stamp sold in the new postollice.
Negroes are leaving Arkansas bv the
carload for the newly-opened lands in
Oklahoma, and farmers expect trouble
getting help to handle their crops.
The cotton worm if creating great de
vastation in many counties in Missis
sippi. One field of twenty-two acres
has been entirely stripped of its leaves.
Another claimant to the estate of A.
T. Stewart, the dry-goods millionaire of
New York, bobs np in Australia. Hia
name is Hunter, and he claims to be a
Dallas, Tex., is organizing a scheme
for a supply plant which will furnish the
5,100 p mem ' era of the association with
all the bef, live and dressed, that they
Pmf Tm nf tha Rnw.Ioin College ex
pedition to Labrador says that the du-1
1 . , ... , Li. aaAnHul Viv !
Tl I !ll 1 A . .U.WnvMU I
tne exp-orera win lie seui. iu v.
Fair at Chicago.
The Mexican government has just
granted a concession for a standard
gauge railway about .SoO miles from the
City of Mexico to a town on the Pacific
Coast at Palizada Bay.
The Canadian government has notified
the steamship companies that it will j
hold them responsible for the mainte- i
nance of any destitute Russian Jews !
who may land in Canada.
The examination of Presid nt Dill of
the defunct Clearfield and Houtzdale
(Pa.) Savings Banks is now in progress,
and facts showing he is guilty of embez
zling large sums are coming to light.
Members of the Boston Fruit and Pro
duce Exchan -e will leave Boston in Feb
ruary for a trip to the Pacific Coast. The
party will be gone a month, and will be
taken charge of by Raymond & Whit
comb. During the past week about forty men
have been discharged from the employ
of the Waaner Palace Car Company at
East Buffalo, N. Y., because they were
members of an organization of An
archists. At New Orleans the case against De
tective O'Malley has been nolle prossed.
O'Malley was indicted on a charge of
bribing "the Jury which acquitted the
Italians accused' of assassinating Chief
of Police Hennessy.
As a matter of general convenience
the Secretary of the Treasury has de
cided that employes of the Treasury De
partment may receive their salaries in
weekly installments, instead of only
emi-monthly as at present.
C. A. Sprockets, Rudolph Sprockets,
J. Uhler, Charles Watson, William O.
Hempstead and Louis Spreckels will
make application at Philadelphia next
month for a charter for a corporation to
be known aa the Spreckels Steamship
The total school enrollment for the
United State, on July 1, this vear, was
almut 14,220,000. The toUil public-school
enrollment,, including about 65,000 in
universities, etc., was 12,731,000; in pri
private and parochial, schools not far
from 750,000 each.
Dr. Dorchester, the Superintendent of
Indian Schools, in giving hia estimate of
the progress in christianizing the In
dians in the Dakota; says from the
church authorities he learns that the
Roman Catholic Church Indian population-
in those States is 4,740, while
from 10,000 to 11, OX) are of other denom
inations. - "
All the sisters who belong to the com
munity at New York known as the Fran
ciscan Sisters of St. Mary in Archbishop
Corrigan's dioceee have laid aside their
veils and habit, which many of them
had worn for six years; and. resumed the
ordinary dress of womankind. i It is not
generally known why the organization
disbanded.' ., V
A confidence man has just been ar
rested at Madison, Wis. He was travel
ing under the name of Miller, bat he
has aliases of George W. Post, George
W. Stone, George W. Hill, W. H. Baker
and W. U. Raker. He is charged at Al
bany, N. Y., with robbing a millionaire
named Peck of 10,''00 by coiitidenc
methods a short time tgp.
University Extension Makes a Good
8tart In Kansas City Free
Education in London.
Salvador has a telephone school.
No fewer than 20,000 children learn
Dutch as well as English at the Cape of
Good Hope schools.
The Indianapolis Journal has a motto :
"The public schools must not be
plunged into politics."
The latest estimates from Harvard
University are that the freshman class
will number about 450.
The Bricklayers' Union of Boston is
the first trades onion in the country to
countenance trade schools. It haa
agreed that apprentices shall be in- ;
strncted in trade schools in that city. -
England is very gradually approach-'
ing a system of public elementary
schools. The educational bill, which
has just passed the House of Commons,
is a long step in the direction of such a
system. - Mr. Anna E. Graves, recently elected
a member of the Battle Creek, Mich.,
School Board, is the wife of a former
Chief Justice of that State . She haa
been President for thirty years of the
Ladies' Literary Association of Battle
Yale University will put 150,000 or
$200,000 of its big bequest from the
Fayerweather estate into a new build
ing for the Sheffield scientific school. A
feature will be the mechanical depart
ment supplied with a 100-horse-power
Prof. Dudley Allen Sargent, the Har
vard expert in athletics, is said to he
better known in the far West than any
other instructor at Cambridge. To his
summer school in gymnastics there
come students from Texas, Dakota,
California and also England.
The one hundred and thirty-sixth
session at the University of Pennsyl
vania opened October l, with an in
creased attendance in all departments,
the total being 1,850 students, a gain of
270 over last year, and the largest nmn
berever in attendance at the institu
At Yale, we are told, the proprietors
of boarding-houses and the owners of
houses containing rooms to let have en
tered into an infernal conspiracy to tax
all students to such an extent that they
can by no means obtain 1 oard and lodg
ing at less than $10 a week.
Of the ten college graduates who have '
been Presidents of the United States,
five were alumni of William and Mary
College, two of Harvard, two of Prince
ton, and one was an alummis of Union.
Of members of Congress 189 were gradu
ates of Yale and 168 of Harvard.
Miss Florence Baacom will enter
Johns Hopkins University at the begin
ning of the current year. She wi.'l en
ter the department of geology and will
give special attention to petrography.
Miss Bascom is a daughter of Rev. John
Bascoiu, late President of Wisconsin
The honors of entrance into the Uni
versity of London were recently carried
off, over 1,60.) male students, by a young
Scotch girl Charlotte Higgins. Her
father died when ehe was but eight
years old, and it is through the eff .rt
of her mather that the bat been able at
twenty to be in, possession of her fine
education. ' .
University extension has made a good
start in Kansaa City. A society hat been
organized there in behalf of the move
ment, composed largely ot college gradu
ates and of members who are heartily in
sympathy with the work and who will
give it their aetive support. "The Mis
souri and Kansaa universities, not to
sneak of other established institutions
of learning, in the two States, will fur
nish an able corps of lecturers, and
everything appears to favor a higher ed
ucation in Kansas vny. ine syBtem nas
been tested elsewhere with the most sat
isfactory results, and that is a sufficient
warrant that it will not fail.
The Progress Made on the Niagara
Falls Tunnel Colorado' Fruit
Pittsburg hopes for a new city hall on
her old postotiice site.
The report of a formation of a tobacco
trust is denied by New York men. ,
' The Niagara Falls tunnel has now
1,175 feet of its 3,530 feet excavated. ,
K. T.; Jeffrey, of Chicago, has re
signed from the World's Fair directory.
The coat at the Nevada State prison in
Carson is 1)7 cents per day, the highest
in this country. -
The Georgia Legislature has passed a
bill to prevent combinations among in
A perfectly organized band of thieves
and counterfeiters haa been broken up
in Pulaski county, Ky. - : ,' , i :
The protracted drought is drying up
numerous brooks in New Hampshire
and killing many fish.
Coloradoans believe that that State
will before long rival California even in
ita fruit-growing resources.
The eleventh business meeting of the
Women's Christian Association of the
United States and Canada has begun at
Sybil Sanderson has returned to Paris,
and when Bbe appeared in Manon waa
received with enthusiasm. During tha
evening she completely won the house.
GencrnI .McCook in his report de
scribes tlte harbor of San Diego, Cat., aa
one of the best in the world, but its de
fenseless condition he considers a dis
grace. . .
Grand Chief Clark of the "new Con
solidated Order of Railway Conductors
ia consulting with the trainmen atGalet
barg, 111., regarding the proposed feder
ation of the various associatipns of rail
way employes. ' ; ; ; ;
. There is a targe exodus of old-time
miners-to the Copper range seven mi leu
from Wet Superior, Wis., cansed try
the discovery of silver ore, an assay of
w hich nuiB 122'4 ounces ot silver to the
ton. 1 . ' . 1
The eighty-second annual meeting of
the American Board has begun at Pitta
field, Mass. Secretary Clark read the
annual uurver of the iniiwionary field,
slowing gratifying ptugrcs in every
foreign country, except India,.