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THE OllKHON MIST.
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J. R. BEEGLE, Publisher.
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COLUMBIA COUNTY D1KKOTOKY.
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aiiinth at r. a. at Mwul 1111. VlaUdis
WPtntiwr Ihiimk atnudtriic Invited to attend.
M4iMiNU!.-Kliilrl.i'liin No. M-mll m t
Inf. inr ay oil or Im Iuwh h lull iuuuat7M
r. M. at MauinWi Hall, over Hiaiiimarl'a stum,
Vl.lilnf nwinlwr In ood ait4lii( Inrlleil In
tana-el'"-! A ppolatm.fil. .
rint HnmUy ller UIti1,M A. at.; Ht. lllm.
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Koilrlh Hnnrfay-fsnrtt-a lalaul (llllhn), II
' M. BMRI.1NGAMK, I'aator,
' Tarn Mall.
flown rlir (lmt) c liw t I'M a. at.
II rlwr(lMtt) itloamai I r. ai.
T mall lor Vniuiil aul I'lllalHUt; las
at. Iloleua Tuily, 1 liurailar uil Saturday at
Tli's mall fnrMrahint.(!lataaiilaa4 Mlst
Ivm gulnit Muuitay, WnlUMiUy aii'l Krl.tay at
Mtll (railway) north flona t 10 a i lor
roriland it i r. a.
Trlra luld-Klr Rout.
HthMI. W. iivi l.aarMM'. Illna lor
Pnnlaiid at II M Tn.-dy. Thurly ami Hal-
rday. l oarcartl, II.'Iimu (or Clankailie Mutt
dv. Wlualay and Ktlly at ID . M.
Hrtca Jixarn Knuimi li-a Ht. Haunt
lur rorilaud dally in-it Hunitay at SO a. n,
Bnaruli.il. laatca r-o.ilaml at l w r.
' DR. H. R. CUFF,
Physician and Surgeon,
t. Halana, Or.
DH. J. E. HALL,
Physlolan .' and Surgeon,
t'Ulakanlit, Columhl Co., Or.
T. A. Mi:l)KII)l. A S. lIKKaaKN.
MoBRIDE & DRESSER,
Attorneys at .' Law,
Omaron Vltr. r.
Pmmpl att.'iitliu lan to land olHi-a bnklnaa
A. B. LITTLE,
Surveyor and Civil Engineer,
Ml. llaUna, Or. '
Cdniin Hurr. ynr Ijtnd anrtraylnt . twu plat
ting uu aiiKtniHirltif wora piomptly dona.
W. T. BttHMtr, J. W, Da run,
BURNEY & DRAPER.
Attorneys at ." Law,
raaton tlty, Or.
Tl yra' ahperlruti a Keirlatcr ol lb
Uultn.l m a t-aud Ottli-a hr n-niiiainanda at
In our iiMilty ol allkludaol bualua Iwl r
Ihn Land Ofllca or !li l aiirta, and lurnlvliif th
.ri'tlco In Hie lleofial Laud urfli f,
J. B. BROCKENBROUGH,
I ATTORNEY . AT LAW,
iOri-oa City, Or.
Lata SpreUl Aneiit ol (lnrl Und OrHri.)
matid, prii.uiiilon and limlK-r l.aud An
afoul and othr Unil nuioa tiualncaa a
Offloe, Mond floor, liid uffli-a
CHRS. W. MAYGEH,
Notary '. Public
D. d. SWITZER,
Real Estate Agent,
St. Helens., OnraoN.
John A. Beck,
Watchmaker and Jemeler,
Th Fluent Amnrtmont of Watchei, C.ockl nd
IVWtmy W SWI irjTmii(ini'ua.
PIANOS and ORGANS.
IIiilIiittA DaviH nntl New Htiulo Kimball riamw and Kimball Or
gunH. I invitn iiiHH!ctiii), and di'fy uompotitiou.
L.V.MOORE, 103 Washington St., Portland, Or.
Wrlln for (-ataltmiiB anil prlcut. Mnntion thin paper.
EVERDING & FARRELL
Front 8treet, Portland. Oregon,
WHEAT, OATS AND MILL FEED OF ALL KINDS,
Hay, Shingles, Urns, Und Plaster. Also Floor, Bacon,
AND A tiENKRAL A8HORTMENT OK
Which we it'll cheap fur cash. Give uh a calL
EVERDING & FARRELL.
STEAMER G. W. SHAVER.
J. W. SHAVER, Master.
T.nv..a Pnrtlnn.l from Alder-Htrwt dtnik Monday. ia Westport.
Pkamokawa and Cathlauint, Wednesday and Friday for Clatslcanie,
i ... , .. -a cn t... r.l. 1 Ol lf..l..nM n..1...L.iM rVtt, ..... VsAC
loucning at nauvieii idikiiu, ov, iiuiDim, vuiumuio vivj, -v.
City, Rainier, Cedar Landing, Mt. Coflin, Bradbury, Stolla, Oak Point
and all intermediate oirits, returning TueHday,Tburday and Saturday.
flOW IS THE HUE
This desirable property adjoins Miltoo Station, on the Northern Pacific
ONE HOUR'S RIDE FROM PORTLAND.
And is only H milts from St. Helens, the county-seat, on the Columbia
river. Milton creek, a beautiful mountain itream, runs within
200 yard of this property, furnishiug an inexhiuiatible
supply of -water for all purposes. ..
LOTS, 50x100 FEET,
Ranging in price from $50 to 100, can be secured from
f . .1 ' " WlBaataaWBJSaWaMa
FOR COWLITZ RIVER.
Il uJbaUa..M4i Loaves
IM O rtll WGST day at
Thursday and Saturday at a. m.
meCDU lCI I rff Leaves RAINIER at 6 a.m.
JUdCr'rl lCI.t. daily, Sunday excepted, arriv
ing at Portland at 10:30 At m. Koturning, leaves PORTLAND at 2;30
p. m., arriving at 7 p. m.
DON'T BUY YOUR DRUGS
ANYWHERK BUT AT A REGULAR
-L-YOU WILL FIND THE
Freshest, Purest and Best of Everything
CLATSKANIE v DRUG .' STORE.
fa) t - " ' ' " ' ' ' '
DR. J. E. HALL, Proprietor.
trv a ma mm
and got HORE POWER mmtlKm
and use LESS WATER
Write tar Haw Illoatrntad CataJaco. a SB1.
THE LEFFEL WATER WHEEL ENGINE CO. SPRINGFIELD, 0-i U.SA
TO SECURE ft LOT
& CO.'S STEfllUERS
KELSO Monday, Wednesday andFri
5 a. M. Leaves PORTLAND Tuesday,
Portland Catholics Will
Build a Cathedral.
WELLINGTON MINE STRIKE.
The Chinese on the Empress of Japan
Roughly Handle a Customs
Ttiiaon in to have a 1100,000 sanita
rium. A until). Nov., liaa just nhipped 100
ton of antimony.
Los Ansrcltta ia making a move to own
ber own water work.
Horse-car linea at Kan Diego are being
changed Into electric power.
The Catholics of Portland propone to
build a ma(nifiint cathedral.
fiacraniento Trutea have decided to
vote pay for an extra fire company..
Charles Brooks, a wife murderer, ia to
be hanged IVceniher 21 at Fpokane.
Excursion trains from the East are
beginning to arrive in Southern Cali
fornia. Portland's saloons will all havetoclose
at midnight from the beginning of the
A ledge of iron over twenty feet wide
and 3,000 feet long has been found sonth
Arthur Ieonard of Carson; clerk; for
Wells, r'argo A Co.'s express, ia charged
with embezzling 2,000.
At 4 cents a pound many of the raisin
growers of California claim a profit in
their crops of tlM an acre.
There is a regularly organised company
at Victoria, with steam yachts, engaged
in smuggling Chinese into this country.
The Wellington mine strikers after a
year and a half of enforced idleness
have declared the strike olT. The mine
owners were victorious.
Portland authorises promise a sensa
tion soon in the arrest 01 opium smug
glers. Railroad employes are said to be
connected with the work.
The census department furnishes the
following statement, giving the popula
tion of fonr Oregon towns: Albany City,
3.' 79; Kker City, 2.004 ; Oorvallis City,
Ifizi; renuieion town, z.MMi.
A prominent citizen of Salem has
offered to give fo.OOO for the founding
of a public library in that city, provided
the Alka-Hesperian Society will raise
$1,00J for the same purpose.
F. H. Heald, an KIsinore capitalist,
has been arrested at Los Angeles and
charged with selling the same land twice.
He says it was a mistake of his book
keeper, which is easily rectified.
A business firm of Los Angeles has
lust consummated a transaction where
by a verv respectable income will bj
derived from a process of leasing and
etiMeasiiitf 40.000 acres of the Baa
A.S.Hamilton seenred a verdict of
4 ()0(l airainst the Southern Pacific at
Carson. An agent had put Mr. Hamilton
off the cars because lie refused to sign
an unlimited first class ticket. The case
will be appealed.
The Bradstreet Mercantile Agency re
ports seventeen failures in the Pacific
'oast States and Territories for the past
week, as compared with seventeen for
the previous week and thirteen for the
corresponding weea 01 i.-w.
Juiiira ?,ane. at Bait Lake, has ren
dered judgment escheating from the
Mormon Church for the benefit of the
whool fund, tinder the Edmunds-ruck
er act of 18S7, the Tithing Office, Ganlo
House, Historians' Office aud Church
The excitement over the direovervof
a supposed tin mine in the rear of Will
iam walker's rancn. in the vicinity 01
Kernville, Kern county. Cal., has sub
sided. The returns of the assnyer's re
port show no per cent, of tin wha-ever
in the sample assayed.
Robert Joseph, a sailor, brought suit
in the United States Court at Seattle
the other day to lihel ,the British ship
Fred B. Tavlor, claiming 5,000 damages
for brutal treatment by the master, Cap
tain Hurlbnrt. Joseph, who ia a negro,
claims to be a citixen of the United
States. He shipped at Rio, Braxil, but
alleges that tus trea'ment was so tvntai
that he wa forced to leave the vessel at
Seattle. He claims that he was fre-
auentlv triced tip to the mast, gagged
by having an iron belaying pin jnmmed
down histhroatand unmercifully Hogged.
He also claims that $15) is due him for
wanes. Oantain Hurlbnrt denies -Jo
seph's charges, and says that instead of
there being wages uue mm no as in ueut
to the vessel.
Charles W. Stuart, a yonng black
smith from racoma, tias mysteriously
disappeared, and the authorities are
seari-hinir for him. A week ago he ar
rived at San Francisco on the steamer
Walla . Walla from Tacoma. He had
written to his uncle and sisters, who re
side at 1221 Franklin street. San Fran
cisco, that he would be there at that
time. He gave his check to the agent
of the California Transfer Company, but
has not yet called for his baegage, nor
have ids relatives heard anything about
him. He is 23 years of age, five feet
nine or ten inches in height, wi ll dark
brown hair and mustache, and weighed
about ISO pounds. He was steady, sober
and industrious, and his disappearance
San Francisco Bav is filled with ves
sels. While freights are exeeediugly
low and still falling, arrivals are very
heavy. A large percenfageof the arrivals
re colliers from Australia, the result
being that coal ia plentiful and cheap.
At the beginning of the season the pros
vects were for big crops and a scarcity
of toniiege, and shipptr.-i negotiated
charters at high figures. The prices
cuutced shiD-owners to rush their ves
scls to Pan Francisco from nil manner
of unexpected quarters, and, wheat be
ing held firmly, there is now an over
plus of tonnage ana a scarcity 01 avail
able grain. Ships chartered some time
ago were at 40 to 4ft shillings. Freights
are now at '30 shillings, and vessel art
atul crowding in.
Emperor William Sayf a European
War Cannot Be Postponed
Beyond Next Spring. .
Munkacav. the Hungarian artist, is at
work on a new work representing Christ
among bis Disciples.
A bust of Matthew Arnold was recent
ly nnveiled in the baptistery of West
minster Abbey by Lord Coleridge.
The Critic save there is no troth in
the story that (trover Cleveland ia writ-
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tng a uonsi-muionai mwry ui mo
Dr. Keelev. the bl-cliloride promoter.
has 800 to 1,000 patients, and gets 25 a
week from each one. It pays to work a
good, fetching fad.
Prof. Axe is one of the operating sur
geons in the Royal Veterinary College of
Ixmtlon. lie is gentler than "is name
might seem to indicate, however.
The royalties from Moodv and San-
key's famous " Gospel Hymns " have, it
is sanl, amounted to $i,aiu.uw, every
penny of which has gone for charitable
As soon as Mr. Spurireon began to re
cover his health, begging letters began
to deluge him once more. He baa long
suffered from the importunities of this
lass of people.
The Duke of Norfolk has taken his
deaf, dumb and blind twelve-year-old
son to the shrine at Loudres, France,
hoping to secure a miraculous cure for
the unfortunate child.
W. K. Vanderbilt wanted bia phvai-
cian to accompany him on a six weeks'
tour to Kurope. 1 tie physician sam nis
time was worth $1,000 a week. He was
offered $10,000, and went.
The Chilian Minister in Washington
is described as a rich, dapper and band
box-like gentleman, lie is small ana
delicate, and doesn't care anuch about
discussing international matters.
The reigning family of Germany don't
seem to be sleepy-heads. At 7 in the
morning William, toe l-.mpress ana toe
three elder Princes, with four grooms at
tending, leave the palace for their regu
lar daily horseback ride.
General Wade Hampton's ruddy face
casts doubt on the report that he is be
ginning to show the signs of physical
breaking up. Despite his age. his fig
ure looks robust and he walks with the
erectness of a much younger man.
William Alexander Barrett, the mu
sical composer and critic who recently
died in Kngland, is the person who.
more thau-any one else, persiuvied Dean
Stanley to allow a memorial to Balfe to
be erected in Westminster Abbey,
Emneror William of Germany is said
to have expressed the opinion that
European war cannot oe ponipmea
longer than next spring. Should there
be no war. it would not be the first time
William has erroneously forecast the
In his childhood Mr. Patrick Egan.
now American minister to Chili, was an
errand boy in a flour mill in an Irish
rural town, and in a few years he be
came managing director of the milling
company at Dublin and a commission
merchant ot some importance, inm
was before he became conspicuous in
the land league. .
u. nerai Le Y allace, whose newnovei
expected to be finished before New
Vear, usually rises as early as 6 o'clock
11 the morriinir. He takes some very
-light refreHhutent. gets into the saddle,
.-ides a couDle of hours and then takes a
regular breakfist. He now devotes him
self asiduouslv to work until noon,
when lie has luncheon and another rule.
His second sitting at his desk lasts until
1 o'clock. The remainder of the evening
and night is spent with his family and
The famous oak under .which Tasso is
supposed to have spent the greater part
of the day during the last year of his
life, when he had retired to the convent
of Santa Onofrio, was blown down during
a violent gule a few weeks ago. The
London AVira ssvs that the tree, which
all visitors to Rome used to visit, was
kept standing bv supports of masonry
on all sides; but' at last, notwithstand
ing all the care taken to preserve it, it
has succumbed to old age. The trunk
will, however, be kept as a relic in the
convent at Santa Onofrio.
Treasury Department Has Information
of the Existence of a Most Dan
The United States patent office haa is
sued a patent to Etnile Borliner for a
combined telegraph and telephone.
, A telegram has been received at army
headquarters from General Brooke, com
manding the Department of Dakota, in
response to one sent by General Scho
field asking the truth about the report
that B g Foot's band had left the reser
vation and started for Pine Ridge. Gen
eral Brooke stated he had been unable
to learn anything definite about the
movement, but would find out the scope
and significance at once. There is no
apprehension felt at Washington that
the movement will be followed by any
thing like last winter's outbreak. Gen
eral Schofield said: "The state of things
in the Indian country to-day ia far better
than a year ago. There is more content
anions' the tioux this winter than last.
This is rnainlv due, I believe, to the fact
that the affairs ot the government so far
as they affect the Indians are better ad
ministered. I do not think there are any
discernabie signa of trouble this winter,
for so far as I can see the tribes are
The secret serviee division of the
Treasury Department baa information
of the existence of a most dangerous $20
counterfeit gold certificate. It is a pho
tographic counterfeit, check letter A
H. r, Bruce, Kegtster; .lames uiimuan,
Trea-urer: act of Julv 12, 1882: depart
ment series A 372.945. Apart from the
counter containing the 2 on the face
and the portrait of Garfield there is lit
tle of the gray of the photograph about
it. The seal is small and scalloped, hiv
ing a reddish tinge, apparently applied
with a brush. The number is very pro
nounced and heavier than in the genu
ine. The surface on the note is one-half
of an inch shorter and one-eighth of an
inch narrower than the genuine. It has
the two parallel silk threads running
through it. The tint on the back of the
note is light brown, while in the genuine
notes it is orange. This counterfeit is
detesjnined by the character of its tints
, rather than ty the lines 111 the em graving,
as it is a photograph. 01 genuine work.
Work on the Galveston
THE CHOCTAWS AND NEGROES
Secretary Noble Dismisses a Clerk in
Pension Office for Writing
In South Dakota the total vote this
vear does not exceed 35.0i)0.
Fifty cents will be the price of admis
sion to the Chicago World's Fair.
The reciprocity agreement with Mex
ico will be proclaimed about January 1.
Congress will be asked for $.S0,0J0 to
pay for World's Fair medals and pre
miums. The beginning has been made toward
building a great temperance temple in
Two packages of cigarette, daily have
just made George Geisel of New York
crazy. He is 20 years eld.
President Harrison haa pardoned
George Welles, convicted in California
of violating the postal laws.
The Democrats in Massachusetts
gained nearly 17.000 over !at vear's re
turns, the Republicans about 19,000.
Large numbers of representative cat
tlemen are in Chicago, and a national
breeding association is being organized.
A Kansas City Appeals Court decision
acknowledges the right of a negresskept
in ignorance of her freedom to recover
The Choctaw Council ha p-ohibited
negroes from settling on their lands, and
those who were in the mines are being
It is proposed to erect a monument at
Memphis to General N. B. Forrest,
whom Roliert K. Lee once called the
greatest of Confederate Generals.
The Knights of Labor General Assem
bly has decided that all who do not ac
cept all the principles enumerated in
the platform must leave the order.
The water in the lakes and streams of
Western Connecticut ib bo low that many
mills have stopped running and others
have had to return to steam power.
The Mexican revolutionists on the
Rii Grande border are gaining recruits.
They are welt armed, and are said to
have many sympathisers in Mexico.
Of the 510,000,000 persona who were
carried last year on steam vesasels but
sixty-iive were killed. This shows that
this means of travel ia the safest ia the
Work has been resumed on the Gal
veston jetties which the United States
government is constructing in the har
bor of that city for the purpose of pro
curing deep water.
The Chesapeake Islands, which are
.0 center ot tue ovier wars, are set
ed by a hardy race of fishermen, who
ave as little interconrsn as possibh
.-ith the mainland.
The loss to shinning bv the Septembei
.na ucioiier hurricanes is eauuimeu uy
he marine underwriters to have been
ver $20,000,000. and ninety souls are
mown to have perished.
PameU's estate will be inherited by
11s brother. John rarnell. who is soon
to leave Atlanta for Ireland to claim the
property. Mrs. Parnell receives only a
lite Interest tn the estate.
The Transcontinental Association, at
meeting at St. Louis, voted against
granting a $5) rate for delegates to the
National Convention, for which ban
Francisco is making a bid.
Bar Eaale'8 oarty of Indians, which
refused to remain on the Cheyenne
Aitencv. are at Pine Ridge. An inves
tigation will probably be had as to the
causes which produce the Gtsconieni,
The amount of money in circulation
in the United States increased $31,810,-
12 ) during October, and is now $24.23
per capita. The volume ot emulation
is $65,4t)4,544 greater than at this time
last year. r.-: A. -'.
Felix Starhenberg. a Swedish in
ventor, haa undertaken to harnesa New
) ork Bay to a motor which will move
-ill the machinery in New York city,
His motor is set in motion by the rise
of the tide.
Secretary Noble has dismissed from
the service Lewis W. Bogy of St. Louis,
a clerk in the pension o."ce, for having
written ana published a novel 01 oojec-
tionabie character on olticiai 11 le in
Otto Kramer of Philadelphia has sued
the Traction Car Company of that city
for $2,00J to salisiy the aamagea 01 nis
nerson rauUinz from sittinaon a tack.
Mr. Kramer found the tack on the cane
seat of a car. .-.-
The Citv Council of Chicago, bv a
vote to receive protests against the
action of the police in breaking up a
iOCmltSb meebiug, prciiunuy uvuaurvu
Mayor Washburne ana unlet ot roiice
Members of the Women's Christian
Temperance Union at Kent, O., formed
themselves into parties ana cauea at an
places where loud theatrical posters ad
vertising a burlesque opera were die-
played and tore the bills and lithographic
prints lu pieces.
The Methodist General Missionary
Committee haa appropriated for differ
ent classes of missions as follows: Chi
nese, $11,400; Japanese in California
and Honolulu, $7,000: Bohemian and
Hungarian, $7,350; Italian, $4,75i); Por
tuguese, $800 ; Indians, su.wu.
The Supreme Court of Florida has de
cided that the Secretary of Stave must
sign and seal the commission of 1'avid
son, whom Governor Fleming appointed
United States Senator. It doee not deal
with the legality of Call's election by
the Legislature, declaring that the United
States Senate is sole judge of that mat
ter. . . .
At a gathering of the al vat ion Army
at Omaha recently Captain Hattie Smith
of the band at Oskaloosa, la., was fatally
shot by Nettie Biedler, who immediately
placed the pistol to her own head and
blew her brains out. The causes are not
zenerally known, but are supposed to be
jealousy'. The murderess and suicide
The President of Brown University
Advocates Turning the School
Houses Into Palaces.
The pnblic schools in the United States
have 12,500,000 pupils.
Dublin University has bestowed the
degree of Doctor of Laws upon a woman.
Indiana University haa opened with a
much larger attendance than ever be-
Wellesley and Smith Colleges opened
the scholastic year with 700 students
each. . . .
New York school children of fo.-eign .
birth are being taught to salute the
Seven school buildings in the most
crowded districts of Chicago will shortly
be thrown open Saturday for instruction
Riitid examination of the applicants
for certificates to teach in Willis, Tex.,
has resulted in the idleness of half the
schools of the county.
President Andrews of Brown Univer
sity advocates turning achoolhouses into
luxurious palaces ana lurnishing a tree
lunch dailv to the scholars.
Precocimisness begins to make Itself
felt. The undergraduate students in the
Michigan University are yonnger by a
full year or more on the average than
they were twenty years ago.
The self-education of the masses goes
steadily forward. Besides the army of
university extension me entering ciassee
for this fall of the Chautauqua circles
numbers 15,000 students. The course of
instrnction lasts for three years.
There is at Baltimore. Ireland, a fish
ing school, where boys receive instruc
tion in all branches of a sea fhthern.an's
work and in such allied industries as
net-making: boat-building, cooperage
and sail-making. The school has pro
duced excellent results.
The University of the Great Mosque
of El Azar in Cairo is resorted to by
more than 10,000 Moslem students, not
only from Egypt and Turkey, but from
Algeria and Morocco, the Soudan, Dar
foor and Zanzibar, Arabia, Persia, Turk
estan, India and Ma'ava. Nothing is
taught except the Koran and the litera
ture relating to it.
ITie Women s College established at
Baltimore four years ago by the Method
ist Episcopal Conference is rapidly grnw-
ng tn teaching force ana numoer ol stu
dents, and applications tor the new
clasa have come fr.im nearly every State
in the Union and from Germany. Culm.
Canada, Mexico, India, China andJanan.
The Director! have not decided to admit
Japanese and Chinese women.
The total number of scholars in schools
and colleges of all sorts in India is only
3,200,000, or l li per cent, ot the entire
population. These are mainly confined
to the cities and towns; but out of 250,
000.000 in all India lees than l l.00,000
can read and write. A census of illiter
ates in the various countries of the
world places the tiiee Sclavic States of
Roumania, Seryla and Russia at the
head of the list. witiJ "about "80 car eent.
of the population unable to read ami
wriie, i ; we laun-speasing rare
Spain heads the list with t!5 per cent.,
followed by Italy with 48 per cent.,
France and Belgium having about 15 per
cent. The illiterates in Hungary num
ber 43 per cent., in Austria 39 per cent,
and in Ireland 21 per cent.
WORLD'S FAIR NOTES.
Australia Will Make a Splendid Exhibit
at Chicago Anthropologists
The Knighta of Labor in session at
Toledo, O., have declared in favor of
keeping the world s r air open Sundays.
Montana's World's Fair Commission
haa set aside $5,000 of the State's appro
priation of $50,000 for the use of the
Leigh Lynch has been commissioned
by Director-General Davis to visit the
South Sea Islands in the interests of the
The supporting columns for the fores
try building are to be trunks of trees
with the bark on three from each State
of the Union. ,
Mr. Sell, the London advertising airent.
has applied for space to exhibit speci
mens of all of the leading newepaers of
the world which have been printed dar
ing the last two centuries. ,
Anthropologists all over the world are
said to be aroused by the proposition of
rrol. Putnam ot Harvard to gather at
the World's Fair in Chicago living rep
resentatives of every race of aborigines
to be found oa the American Continent
in their own houses and costumes.
A splendid exhibit from Australia
seems assured. Minerals, education.
forestry and especially wool are to be
represented. Wool growers and wool
brokers to the number of fifty met re
cently in Sydney, New South Wales, and :
khk steps k nun toe exposition a
very extensive collective exhibit of
.t. Snntk UTolo. k.a .altl
its commission to the World's Fair.
Commissioners Grener,- Lindsay and
Directors Lawrence and Peck have been
appointed a committee to call on Iresi-
dent Harrison ana the secretary ot the
Navy to ascertain what, if any, expense
of the rendezvous at Hampton Roads
and review in New York harbor in April,
1893, should be borne by the exposilt n
management. Manv are of the opinion
that the government ought to foot the .
Ord way Partridge, the great
sculptor.has asked for space in the art pal
ace for his statue of Shakespeare, which
he is now making for Lincoln park. His
statue of Alexander Hamilton, which he
is making for the city of Boston, will
also be shown. Mr. Partridge is Vice
President of the American Artists' Asso
ciation in Paris, He gives assurances
IK.t Ot. aaorwMiit inn la hAarfilv intar-
ested in the exposition.
The Chicago Paper Trade Club, which
includes the prominent manufacturers
and dealers in paper in Indiana, Minois,
Michigan and Wisconsin, has decided to
make the best exhibit of paper manu
facturing and its machinery and appli
ances ever held under one roof. The
display will show the actual manufact
ure of paper in all grades, from wood
fiulp to the highly-finished book, and
he exhibit will be conducted every day
during the time of the exposition. This
finished product is to be run thrnnirh a
pesfcting press and printed and sold at
a souvenir. -
Or mill THI KMOND, PORTLAND, 0a