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Advertising Vadium ii Colombia C.
ST. HELENS. OREGON, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1891.
THE OUlSON MIST.
t7UKU MVKKV rHIUAr MUUNINCI
J. R. BEEGLE, Publisher.
The County Official Paper.
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COLUMBIA COUNTY DIRECTORY.
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mall (irViiln l,'llliiiln'J MUt
Lav, limiiii Muiiilay, UtHlnwilay and Friday at
Mali, frultwavt iiiirth tom at M H.i tot
FoiiUntl tit t. a.
Tr.lN" OulU.KIr Koolf .
RTKtMK . W. HMV lavlH'. Ilvlrni frtf
roillau.i at i . u. Tily, Tli uwUy and M.t
ardar. I HI. IIi.iii lor -lai.li.ula Muo
dav, W. Insula, and Krl !a at . .
Hratana Jim i;mxi Uw hi. llln
lur Portland dally n'i.lHiiii'iay at ..) . M.
Kruirnimi. lay PoilLad at J.ii r. a.
' DR. H. B. CUFF,
Physician and Surgeon,
DB. J. E. HALL,
Physician and . Surgeon,
CTIaLaaul., :olumll Co., Or.
T. A. Mi'flaii'a. A. . Daaaxaa.
HcBRlDE & ORESSEI,
Attorneys at . Law,
Orraoa Vtlf, Or. j
Prom il atl'iitloii lyn ki laud ninw bM.lnn
A. B. LITTLE,
Surveyor and Civil Engineer,
Hi llalana. Or.
CohiiIv Hltry. ynr. J"d urvaylnit, town plat'
ttii and iiKlniwrliiK work niutiiiliy oooo.
W.T. BfWtaV. .- J. W. Iia.rita.
BUBNEY A DRAPER,
Attorneys at . Law,
- v . .; Orairon t-'lly, Or.
Twolv yean' Kii.rloiK' air Hfirlilr of the
Vuilo'l HI l.nud UIIim hra riToiamrnd. u
In our ttilty '' aliaind.ol l ilii' Iwf .r
the UudONIuf or lh HaiirU, aud luitulvliii the
lridt!4 hi tuetiuiuirel imud uinue.
J. B. BROCKENBROUGH.
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Orecnn Clly. Or.
(Ul Siwelal Airent 01 llvntirat land Olllr.)
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llii,aliy.. Olllcu. Hwonil KI.Hir, laud OIUoj
CHAS. W. JflRYGEn,
Notarv V Public
M HCKLL AN KOU8.
D. J. SWITZER,
Real Estate Agent,
St. Hiuins, Oreqon.
v- ;;. 00 TO .
John A. Beck,
WatchmaKef and Jeweler,
. -rou Yovit-
ELEGANT ' JEWELRY.
The Flneat AMKirtinciit of W.tctie,, Oloolii and
r jeweiry oi an ieiriKiou,
PIANOS and ORGANS.
Hallott A Davis and New Huulo Kimball 1'iunoH and Kimball Or
gans. I Invito iiiHpfiction, and dfy wmiiictition.
L. V. MOORE, 1 05 Washington St., Portland, Or.
Writ for catalogue and prices. Mention this paper. :.
EVERDING & FARRELL
Front Street, Portland, Oregon,
WHEAT, OATS AND MILL FEED OF ALL KINDS,
Hay, Shingles, Urns, Land Plaster. Also Flour, Bacon.
, AND A GENERAL ASSORTMENT OK
Which we noil cheap for cash. Give us a call.
EVERDING & FARRELL.
J. W. SHAVER, Master.
Leaves I'ortland from Alder-street
Rkaiiiolfawa nnd Catlilamut. Wednciadav and
touching at Sauvki Island, St. Helium, Columbia City, Kalania, rser
City, Kainier, Cedar Landing, Mt.
' ... . . " . .
and alt inter iniHiiat poniw, returning
flOW IS THE TIP
This desirable property adjoins Milton Station, on tho Northern Pacific
ONE HOUR'S RIDE FROM PORTLAND.
And is only U miles from St. Helena, tho county-scat, on the Columbia
river. Milton creek, a beautiful mountain stream, runs within t
200 yards of this property, furnishing an inexhaustible..;-.
supply of water for all purposes. v 1
LOTS, 50 x 1
; Ranging in price from $50 to
D. J. Switzer, St.
JOSEPH ' KELLOGG
r,M.w,iLiiiiiiiiiJuiBiju. MBDiiuniii iMmman'r"""'
Joseph Kellogg and Northwest
FOR COWLITZ RIVER.
fVfl a. I . jl Leaves KELSO Monday, Wednesday and Fri-
IvJOrtn VG5I 1 ay at 5 a. m. Leaves PORTLAND Tuesday,
Thursday and Saturday at 0 a. m. - - -
IACCDU If CI I fff leaves RAINIER at 5 A. M.
JUdCrrl IV C L. L. J a Ka daily, Sunday excepted, arriv
ing at Portland at 10:30 a. m. Returning, leaves PORTLAND at 2:30
p. m., arriving at I v. m.
' ' 1 YOU WILL FIND THE
Freshest, Purest and Best of Everything
-AT, THE- -
CLATSKANIE v DRUG '.' STORE.
DR. J. E. HALL, Proprietor.
Writ. ar our M.w llla.trat.4 C.tal.gi.a of
THE LEFFEL WATER WHEEL & ENGINE CO. SPRINGFIELD, 0, U.8A
Monday, via Wcstport,
Friday for Clatskanie,
Collin, Jlradburv, fetella, OaK roini
tn.'..i.... mi 1... 0..1..
i uemiity, i nurnuuj' mm '";
TO SECURE ft LOT
0O F EET,
100, can he seoored from
& CO.'S ' STEflPRS
AT A REQULAU
M Si II J
Value of Last Season's
ANACONDA MINING COMPANY.
Order From Secretary Tracy
Creates a Stir at the Mare
Island Nary Yard.
-' Tim population of AJaaka is reported
Th olive crop in Southern California
'l very Ittoje. : ; ,. ,
Rana Fit, N. M., is rol:init became
Kurt Marcr ia be ocenpte . by troopa.
There are ihtr-seven milea of graded
and xravtled atreela, nine nines oi
paved and aaventy nino miles of cement
aidewaik at Iie Angeles. ,
Tha minnfaxitnre of nrlntioit ink from
petroleum has been'reirnlarly commenced
at n tnta r.iuia, ana an ina aepanment
added to the rellnery there.
Untied State. Murahal T. H. Paraons,
of Uiali, ia charged with aasanitand bat
tery to female prisoner., and the charge
will have olheiai inveaugauon. .
Tha hnrlar wlio rotibed the Cathedral
it U A"Keln has been eiptnred and
tttrna out to be a noted professional
crook and conv ct from the East,
Mrs. E. B. Crocker of Stvramento has
ifl.t nrcennted I he California Museum
A. ociation the nucleus of a lib-ary. It
(i itiHiU of nearly 2 X) volumes in a large
Thi-re wa to be a tn-of-war between
Yuma Indiana and 'Chinese at Los An
geles the other nlifht, hat when the
time came for the pull the Indians drew
the color line and backed ont.
The State lta'lroad Commissioners
have completed their annual inspection
of the Union PaciHc, Hoathern i'acitic
.ml Orfiron Pacific railroad lands in
Orcifon, an I find them in excellent con-
Jition. . - - ",; . , -f
, An official investigition by the Cor
oner of Kincr county. Wash., w.il prob
ably be mada aa to the d-atn oi tne men
Hit nn from the landslide on the North
ern l'.icillc railroul at Canton, in the
During, the past season there have
i .t..l In i i orr.ti nvnr IhlrtaAn
million pxtnds of salmon, valued at $1,-
IHjO.OOf). Tliere are In tne btate tlurty
i x canneries and 1,300 men were em
ployed in the industry.
The Whyte Brick Company of Pomona
Hub begun suit against the Chino Sugar
Jompany for 38.H0O ind interest for one
t ear on the same. The complaint al
cgrs violation of contract and favorit-
m to IjOS Angelas oricaniaaora.
Tha S ,nilii-rn Pacific Company ia be
coming tired of leial wjuabbling, and
.gins to show a disposition to compro
tie on the tax question. Overtures are
p ine I in have bjen made to Attorney-
.f nt-rai Jl in w secure a setiiemenc.
The District Court at Dayton. Ne
:M itiven A. Fred, a n tidier. S300 dan
agtinst f. M M iNeeley, the Mason
ilev Constable, who without a war
uit arrest! him for paddling without
iinn.. The costs and all amount to
The valui of last season's orange crop
i H mthern California is estimated at
VMO.'lO . The yield of seedling or-
iwsthis year is light, that of navels
oiit normal. The increased acreage in
aring will probtbly make up lor tue
! jcroased yield.
An rdi'r from Secretary Tracy re
mv d at Mare Island concerning: hours
if work, attendance and efficiency of
nplnves has created qmte a stir, and
is put a' I hands on th-iirgood behavior,
nsntul n . oriran:zation and supervision
n to IrO luaintained andawasteof time
Kul money avoided. -
The Anaconda Mining Company of
I iiitana hts decided to Increase the
o. lt Mm 112 5'W.OOO to 25.010.0UO and
H itiiiiilier of -liares from 5 iO.OOi) of
ii value nf 1.5 a share to l.OOAOOO
iAri nt similar valun; also to pay off
id iMtn el the mortgage bonds ontstand
i or aitt .orixed, aggregating (7,000,000
,r value. ,"; ';;,;.. .v . - -
In San D egi county Fall Brook irri
a' ion d 'Ktcict. formed some months ano,
.as vo'id by a large majority to issue
,4(Hl,(KX) worth of bonds; Unda Vista,
lie nearest district to San Diego, voted
i issue l,0 10,001 worth of bonds. The
ite in Otay district, embracing over 50,
'0.1 acres, re ulted in a large majority
n lavor ol torming tne district.
A Mixienn vao,nero from Campo gave
hi exhibition of his skill in horseman
liin in San Dieo the other day. He
. .,: - it .1.. ii.. . (. I.'...
led in picking his hat, handkerchief
utd other artiides from the ground while
i ling his ivir.'e at full speed. Me drew
i Mi crowd to see the show until ar-
eled for fast riding in the street.
; A m in ha brought to Fresno from
ninlnir camn on the San Joaquin
nu?s of t Id weighing nearly one pound,
. has run a tunnel under Table Moun-
ain an 1 has reached a bed of (travel
inderlving the lava. This locality ia
thr entiles from Millerton and thirty
nil-e fio'n FreeiiJ. Miners believe the
litrgings in the gravel will become vel
Edwin K Phelps, a wholesale jeweler
if San Fr.tncisco, has commenced suit
,n tho United States Court at Seattle
i.: linsl J iito ft Niblock of the First Na
tional B,ink of Port Townsend, Henry
r.tnfs Thomas Jack man and Charles
ICigcnheia to enForce judgment of about
4,8) obtained several months ago
,t(nlnst .dtao t NiMock. Defendants are
ill of Port Townsend, and are promt
uent bn-iness men.
There is a bear skin on exhibition in
J'l'Um'.H gun store in Po Hand that
tkes the cjikc. It is feet In leneth
id 8'o across in the widest place. The
-. ar tint woiv this skin was a griitxly,
1 1 he lived l'i far off A neka. Judging
i' im the s of the skin, he must have
.ien as I trite atwo ordinary cows, and
ould not h'tve wig'ie l lew than 2,5 )0
minds. It is by f r the larg 'St bear
kln that has ewr been in Portland, and
ven o'd hear hunters who are told of its
ilhpnsinna fhakft their heads in an in-i-re
litlons irittnnur until they see It with
their ow n eyes, ,
Morrii, tha Englith Poet, I Spoken of
Succetior to Tennyson in
Albert B:erstadt has sold his treat
painting. "Tne Last of the Buffaloes,"
for l .) OU0.
Mr. Blaine's grand children, the Cop-
pi niter boys, are named - respectively
Blaine and Carnegie.
General Wade Hamnton. it is reported.
shows no signs of the physical breaking
op recently reported of him.
General Bntler's sore vear is vieldinn
to medical treatment, and it is snpposvd
that he will be around ana in shortly.
Admiral Walker of the White Hqriad-
ron has taken for his Secretary Ensign
mblack, son of Ju ltre black oi Indiana.
The death of Georee Henry Havdon.
the Australian explorer who made the
tl rat cro-eitig Irom Melbourne to. Uippa
land, is reported.
The Cleveland! and the baby with a
big K have moved to their cottage at
the New Jersey reeort. Lakewood. and
are settled for the winter, '
Sir Edward Arnold savs that the late
Lord Lvtton was the lt after-dinner
speaker he ever I card and n per tor to
our own Dr. Oepew at his best.
Tlie late Governor Hovey of Indians
left enongh manosc-ipt verse to made a
vol n me. It was mainly in ballad form,
and may sometime be printed. .
Sir Edwin Arnold elories in the fact
that he has written at leat 8.0 K edi
torial lenders, each of which has been
over half a column in length.
John Palmer. Commmder-in-chief o
the G. A. B . think. Ihe government
onght to buy Mount Mctireiror- avd put
A .anitnriuiu there lor consumptive sol
Kv. R Rti'Iolph 8 'ffield. ho-e s
reas on frr.nt the Church of K tne it
An nt, 1870. made a iion.ideranm iml
I'c 'r. died the other, day in Keadin
Another portrait of Columlms lis
been discovered at a chateau belonginv
to the Dnc de Talleyrand. A photograph
of it has !"en sent to the trench Geo
A son of Powers, the sculptor, bas
studio in Denver, wh re he is niragc'
on a work entitled "A Closing Em." '
renrewnts lonely Indian standing ove
a prostrate and dring.bnffalo. -
It is on the csrds that Ird btanle'
intends to reinn the GovernorGeneral
shin of Canatlv If he does, it will Im
the first case on record in which a Stan
ley of Preston resigned a good thing.
A London cable dispatch save hei
rovat highne'S. Princess Helen Angust
Victoria, has given her consent to b
President of the English Committee o
Women's Work fur the Columbian Fair
The late- ex Confederate to claim th-
honor of Wing the vountrest veteran i
William 8. Havmond of Fairmont. W
V. wh. aavi Via waa a conrier nn thr
staff of General I m bod en in 1862, whet
be waa but 10 years of sge.
The Garfield bovs are fitting for lead
era' niaces. as am weir tamer, x m
Grrfield has been electeti Captain of the
foot-ball team at Williams uoilege mi
next year. He is a stronn and pluck;
iHb-back. Williaina trraduated the ex
'resident and his elder sons, James and
tarryv ; . v;r ; "."
I recent parnvraoh in Jlarptr't
WeeUa stated that ticneral J. A. Haider
man of Kansas was "the only American
whom the Ivtngol warn has ever demeu
worthy to wear the decoration of the
Sacred While Elephant." It seems,
however, that this was an error, the
ame honor having been conferred upon
Colonel Thomas W. Knox, the fa nous
'Boy Traveler." Of English speaxing
persons, 'jueen Victoria and Mr r. i win
Arnold have r-e-'n likewise distinguished
by the favor of the Oriental King.
Senator Stewart of Nevada Introduces
His Free-Coinage Bill the First
- Thing in the Senate.
Renresentative Wilson bas had a con
sultation with the Commissioner of In
dian Affairs, iroine over the articles o
aveement with the Uoiviile indi ns tor
the ccs-ion of a portion of tlietr large
reservation. . ;
Senator Mitchell has introduced
number of bills. Among them was his
old boat-railway bill, appropriating
8tS0,356 for l.u lding a railwayaround the
dalles. This passed st the last session.
Also the payment of (3.783 to Astoria
for property taken for a public building.
The Senntor has a number of other
measures which he intends to put in as
soon as he unds time
An effort is being: made to consolidate
all appropriations with the com rait toe
in the House. ..This is in the direction
of sealing down ail appropriations to tha
smallest possible amount. It is not lia
ble to occur, however, as there are too
manv members who are looking for an
nroprintions for rivers and harbors, In
dian affairs and other interests, who
who would not feel like trusting their
interests with one appronriations coin
mittee, especially if Objector Holman
was to be Chairman, which now aeenii
Senator Allen did not introduce the
Washington State public-buildings bills,
as it was deemed best to hold them un
til the delegation had a consultation as
to the best plan to pnrsue. . Representa
tive Wilson does not believe in the site
plan, and thinks that the bill may be
put throuKh for a building in one town.
and he naturally wants it at Spokane,
The other cities are somewhat ambi
tious, but there is no possibility of get
ting four site bills through. That waa
tried last winter, and it will meet with
more opposition in this Congress.
The order for introducing bills in the
Senate had been scarcely uttered when
Stewart, of Nevada, was np with his
free coinage bill. Whether it will pass
the Senate or not is not known. The
statement is made that enough Demo
cratic Senators, who last year favored
free coinage, will oppose it this year and
prevent it from going through, but it is
hard to see how such action can be pre
vented unless the Republicans arrange
the finance committee in such shape as
to smother any silver bill. It is gen
erally conceded that the house will pass
a free coinasre bill and that President
Harrison will have to disapprove of
such measure before the conventions
nominate Presidential candidates.
low water uauses ine
.... . ii
Stopping of Mills.
NEW YORK BANK DEPOSITS.
Doctors Report That the Stifrmata
Marks of Mrs. Stuokenburg
The Miantonomah will not leave New
York this winter.
The past seaion on the Erie canal ha
not been profitable for the boatmen.
Officials implicated in the CSevanne
agency frauds have been su p?n led.
Snbsrrin'.ions are heinir. raised in Phi'-
adelphia to n Id a hoarse 'n that city.
The New York Time has decided to
increase its price from 2 to 3 cnts par
copy. . ' - . ',' ' .
It is aa:d that 50.000 Kmsas peop'S
have removed to Texas in the patt two
The K ck Is' and is surveying roites
south through the Indian Territory to
Toxas. :. ,
Next year over 11 ,200.0 will, it is
said, be bnng np in Chicago for racing
It is said that (75,000 have been sent
to Texs4 to be used in establishing snu-
treasnry organs. "
A railroad official aays that the Kan
sas railroad need aoont 7,uuj more
freight ears than they have.
In Atlanta there is a strong movement
in favor of the founding of s State re
formatory for juvenim mm nals.
The story that a Oticago syndicate is
to purchase the Palace Hotel at San
Francisei has no foundation in fact.
The grievances between "-e 3uthern
Pacific management and tln ondnctors
and brakemen have been amicably set
tled, v - ;.-,, 'v,,;!-.w. . .. , ., .
The pipers published in many af the
Southern States tell of the arrival of
large numbers of Russian Hebrews
Ladv Henry Somerset in a speech in
New York a few niuh's ago said that
that city was approaching the White
The Enainterina ATewi finds that 918
miles of railroad nave been constructed
the far Western States aa against
,3i miles in the whole 189).
The water in the lakea and streams o
Western Connecticut is so low that man v
mills have a'opped running and other
have had to return to steim power.
Special Airnt Oifden of the land offic
will decide aia;nst the Kaweah colonists.
and will hold that tby hive no r'mht or.
the Sequoia Park lands in question.
Ons rascal v Hwver of Mississippi hat
received hi. int deserts. He swindled
n?g o women ont of pension money, and
has been vent to State prison ior six years.
George Vanderbilt expec's to spend
1.0 )0,0J)ayearupon his new chateau
in North Carolina until is comp eieo,
which will not be for ten years to come.
The South Carolina House of Repre
sentatives has passed a bill to prohibit
the manufacture and sale of intoxicating1
liquors except under certain restrictions.
At San Antonio. Tex.. Judge King ar
rested the irrand iury and imprisoned
the members for contempt for serving
in n tach men t on him while he was on
Phvsicians who have been watching
Mrs. Stuckenberg. the woman who hears
he stigmata marks at Louitille, Ky,
ranort that the manifestations are gen
uine, but inexplicable, .
The depieita of the New York banks
sre M27.313.000. aeainst $378.!78,IW0
vear ago, and the loans are f4lZ.40J,UUU,
utainst (384 547.000. This shows a
healthy financial condition.
Tne mot on of Joseph Hinkel to de-
dare null and void the patent issued to
lie Southern Pacific Company for land
n the Los Antieles d strict has been de
li ed by Secretary Noble -
Governor .Hill of New York has re-
noved the County Clerk of Onondaga
nnty, who refused to countersign the
rtirleteof elec'iort of the Democratic
candidates to the Legislature.
There is much excitement in Atlantic
county, N. J., over the increase of the
inn tax assessments irom f4.uio,uuu to
11,000,000, Farmers and be ich-front
owners are violently protesting.
One of the New York papers is doino:
an enlightening work in presenting; dia
grams showing how the Tammany Ex
cise Commissioners in that city have es
tablished a cord n of saloons around ail
the public schools. , , ' -
St. Panl is now boasting that it will
git more advantages than Minneapolis
will set from the Reonhlican National
Convention, as it has' larger and finer
and cheaper and more airy and better
located hotels than its rival city.
The private strong box of Frank J.onee.
President of the Boston snd Maine rail
road, has been taken from the vsnlta of
the Maverick Bank snd opened. It was
fonnd to eontain 3.lX)O.0 i0 in securities
aid coin an 1 all was found undisturbed
A raid in Chicnjo against immoral
publications, which are isnned by a score
of pnnttnj concerns in mai city, nas oe
uun. The first m m arrested was W. W.
Knox, formerly of San Francisco. H
admitted his guilt, and was placed un
Out of 280 members of Congress polled
on the silver qncat on it is announced
that 154 favor free American silver, 171
unlimited co-nage, 170 against free coin
a e. and 64 doubtful. -.Fifty-four sen
ators favor free coinage, 33 are opposed
1 (BriceJ donht'ul. It requires 59 Sen
ate votes to pass a bill over the rrtsi
The rep -rt of the committee having in
charge the proposed w yk of the Cath
olic Congress of 18SI3. provides that the
Congress shall consist of ten general del
egates from every diocese, and addi
tional delegat- s in a proportion of five
to every z.buu ot the l athoiie popula
tion, these delegates to be appointed by
a Bishop ot the diocese. Esrh Catholic
univeraitv. college and seminarv shall
have the right to invite distinguished
Satisfactory Reports From Secretaries
of Chautauqua Circles on the
Pacific Coast. ' .
Philadelphia now proposes to furnish
a free noonday lunch to the pupils in its
There are said to be lO.O'O children in
Chicago unable to attend school because
of insuffic.ent clothing. ;
The New York Rtcorier says Muhsiv
chnsetts proposes introducing the type
writer into the public schools.
The annual cost of education la the
public schools of the United Htates is
(16.61 for each pupil in attend. me .
In gome of our colleges a number ef
young men are taking to study as a re
lief from the monotony of athiutics.
A Smith county. Kan., scho-l teacher
has been employed for an eight months'
term on condition that she will not
marry during that time.
Oxford University, England, has ex
pressed its willingness to send an 8 o ared
crew to the World's Fair, provided a
competition can be arranged with Amer
ican college Crews.
Baltimore has now a Ladies' Athletic
Clnb, under the instruction of one ..f O.
Sargent's pupils, and New Orlra.w Ins
a large gymnasium in conn ction with
its Woman's Club. '
Some unnamed Eastern philanthro
pist has given (50,000 toward a iiiir.iry
fund for the Colorado College at Colorado
Springs. Of this (35,000 will be ex
pended on a bnilding, and ('6,000 for
books..;- --- . .';;.
The school for the boys of the Apschs
tribe, at Monnt Vernon barrack, in
Alabama, is a success. The Apaeha
boys there are taught to speak the
English language and to give up all the
ways of savagery.
: The new Chicago University owni '
land worth (2.000HK), and has sn -endowment
of (2,4 k),000, but little money
to put up buildings. Toe trustees hnve
issued a call for subscriptions of (1,000,
000 for this purpose. .
Advices have been : receiver! from
Geffe. Sweden, under date of Novemliei
I 11th, that the Parliament of th it conn-
try has jnst passed a Temperanc. -Kibt-cation
law that in all the pnbl'c Ffh -o i
of Sweden instruction shall be given re
garding the nature and effects of alcohol.
No less em jent authority than Sir -
William Gull of Great Britain has said
that the benefit derived from a univer
sity education, such as girl g- tat Newn
ham and Girton. makes them and tlie:r
children stronger and healthier. Also,
that the percentage of childless marriages
is less with the educated women, and
the percentage of cn.ldren that survive
infancy is larger.
Most satisfactory reports are to hand
from secretaries of Chanttnnna c re'es
in different parts of California, also from
Oregon and Nevada. The system of
popular self-edneation outlined hv the
faculty at Chautauqua. N. Y .has lie-
come pretty well un lerstood bv the peo-
. T . i ; -, ,Lt I : 1 . ,
pie. a iiaa orougiii iiappiriH huh in
terest to man firesides in homes situ
ated far from the centers of population
in the mountains, along the s-ashore
and scattered through the farming sec
tions of the coast. The studies daring
the present year are devoted almost ex
clusively to American subjects, a fact
whicn popularises u wun many who
took little interest in the method before.
It is a well-recognized fact that the peo
ple know too little about their own
country. All those who pnrsue tne
course this winter will nnd ineuiseives
next year in the posneesion of informa
tion they never dreamed of before. In
San Francisco the course of free popular ,
lectures inaugurated a year ago has been
continued, and everv event draws ont a.
large audience. : Recent information
from the Eastern headquarters is to tne
effect that more persona are rn-sning
the readings this year than ever before,
and that even in foreign countries there
is a growing interest in the Chautauqua
system ' - ' - ;-';-;
WORLD'S FAIR NOTES.
The Jewelers of Hanau, Germany. Have
Decided to Make a United Ex
hibit at the Fair.
Pueblo. Col., is raising moncv with
which to equip and send to Chicago a
coa - xiy band. '
Ceylon has sent, through Sir J: nry
Wood, a request for space upon w liicu
to build a tea hours.
Aquatic fowls of all climes will p-nha-
bly swim ahout in the lagoons of Jn- k
son Park during the period of t-.e Fair.
Wyoming's building at tha Fair will
ha nf tha French chateau stvle of archi
tecture, 50x70 feet, two stories high, and
will cost about (3,0UU. ' , ,
Meduealine,; a new composition, de
signed aa a substitute ior brick snd
building stone, has been adopted ior tne
sidewalks and driveways in the exposi
tion grounds. . ,
There is talk of bringing to the World's
Fair the great metal statue of William
Penn, which is to surmount Philadel
phia's City Hall. The figure is thirty-
six leet nign. ,
The great dome of the admin'stration
building, which will be the most con
spicuous architectural feature of the ex
position, and the four smaller domes,
will be covered with aluminium bronxe,
newly-discovered amaluatn which is
said to glisten brighter than gold. The
contract for gilding the domes has been
let tor (54,000. .
Some rare old curios in the way of
saddles snd ancient harness will proba
bly be seen St the World's Fair. The
National Association of Saddlers has de
cided to raise (35,000 for an exhibit of
their trade at the Fair. This will lie
expended largely for ancient saildlery
and , harness, which will, be procured
through special collectors.
The Consul-General of Japan at New
York, Mr. Takahira, writes to Chief
Skiff of the mines department that t he
mining and metallurgical exhibit from
that country in copper, gold, silver snd
lead will be som-thing exceptionally
large; also in porcelains, potteries, clays
and bronies. , ..
Rev. Dr. 8. J. McPhsrson of Chicago,
at the instance of a numtierof npticintc.
prominent in religions circles, will rorre
spond with individuals slid tmelcties in
the various denominations with a view
of having a conference of delegates from
all parts of the country to arrnngn for
religious exhibit at the World's Fair.
0PP0IITS THS llMONd, PORTLAND, 0W