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Ity, during the next two years.
Paper until July 4th,
AN INDEPENDENT PAPER DEVOTED ESPECIALLY TO THE INTERESTS OF POLK COUNTY.
( 12.00 PER YEAH. )
INDKPKXDKXCIi VOUv COUNTY OIIKGON, FRIDAY, JUNK, 20. 1800.
( FIVE CENTS PER COPY. )
THE WEST SIDE.
L C. PENTUSD,
N(Ll.rd it in. P.! ttdrr tu tudVetud,
Oreguu. w wKtmid lw Nutlet.
rAYAKl,ll IN ADVANCK,
One Yer . ... Ij.oo
When uul id in advance
ltttnpM llw.l4 l Ike ha4 of !
ll..u nuvtol In ytl, m Ik WIIUllf
rt'r, ln4 nit lh wla Hut HI lb Or. ad
t'Utir,tt Htir.l; eA.Uitwi pntu nl
: lu t.i. I in. prlnr! afetltif yotal hw
lh f nit.iv, which In .i of lh lrt(, nat
wealthy and ilneklj populated la th Willaaa
Th.kwdit ii-mIi elrtilitnn tii. win
Him la tulovlu aaaM II In o.ut ut tat fetal
of Aditrtl.ini, tUdluai.
in te f '
Latest and Rest Styles,
4K AT TUB !' '
LOWliST :: LIVING RATES.
LEIi & BUTLER,
Physicians & Surgeons.
U. S. Examining Surgeons.
Offlcti .l lil ul Mnlii St.,
K. L. K ETC HUM,
Physician and Surgeon,
Offle. oppoatl Kim National Haul,
DR. J. K. LOCKE,
Physician and Surgeon.
Bueua Viala, Oregon.
j. E. DAVIDSON, M. D.
Physician and Surgeon.
tT. 8. EXAKIHIHO SURQSON,
DR. J. B. JOHNSON,
Atl work warranted to rive the beet
JOHN J. DAI. Y,
Attorney and Counselor at Law
COM, ACTIONS MADK.
Office: Mill il., Oppmltt Court Itou.,
DALLAS. ra-ICCOt KrY, OhKUON
A. M. HURLEY,
Attorney and Counselor at Law.
Offlct: Cor, Halo till Moumoiilh 81.,
IM'KITNIiF.KCE, : OREOOK
President .....J. S. COOPER,
Vice President,!.. W. ROBERTSON.
Cashier ......W. H. HAWLEY.
D. P. Thnmpinn, 3. $. Cpr,
X. If. MaborUon, W. If. CotUnt,
O. If. WMtktr.
Trrie.ianri fcanUiigkoaln. Bfi
Dd iu i(!bau on all Imporuuit point.
napn.lt reenltad infc)rt l etiaek ee ea
:rMncawof dapnalt, C.Uaeileu 4011
Hut. on farorabla ttru,
flail' burglar proof f eear4 f Tel
CAPITAL STOCK, $50,000.
H. HIRSCHBERG. - Preelalent.
ABRAM NELSON, Vloe President.
W. P. CONNAWAY, - Cashier.
i gtnaral banking and ezebanfe fcnilaaa
tnui.ted: lo.u. mod.; bill dlMouatnl:aav
mcrelal eradlla trani.d; depo.lla relTd ea
oorr.oi amuiit tubjeol le ohack; lnlrH paM
u Ilia depoall.
Joehutt MoDanlel, H. H. Jaepereon,
A. J, Goodman, H. Hlreohberf.
Abram Nelaon, T.J.Lee.
. I. A. Allen.
Milttoii, l,.ml, V..1, Pork, -Ham., Bwn,
h.l, iouiiii .Kin, Huilr and Uaaa
lu Semtiu. All 0MitI delivered fro ol ear(,
J asperson& P'arker
' Independence, Oregon, '
Ardiitects, Builders an. Contractors.
Alwtraln Ih.lr Saak and hoot faelnr. and
Wlll try tli.lr tia.l to plMa all. Olv.lkana
trial and b conrlnoad ibt tker f tertkr d
yew eaooatje, ' "
Of Indepondonoe, Oregon.
Trenaect nenerht Real Katate Huatneet
buy tiui aetla Pmperty, affect
luturenre and doe e geueral
Tarttee having Lend fur aate will Bnd
It to their dvautK to
1ST THEIR PROPERTY!
With Oil Cempanv, aa thee ere dell
sending lleta of land eeet, thus plac
ing desirable property before the real
Ueute of the Haat,
J. W. KIRK1.ASU, Preeidenl.
G. W. SHINN,
Hauis, Sign & Ornimsntil
Paper Haii(iiiK. Graining, I'rearuttig,
lite, i'aint riwttu oppiiie Jiihnm)u"i
Stable, lttdependeiue, Oregun,
J. R, COOPER, rropriotor.
BKST BRANDS Ol
: Manufacturer of
And I'ealrr In
All klndt of Harness & Saddlery Goodt,
Cerriege Trtiniiiing and Repairing
E. BUNCE, Manager.
la now prepared to make any kind
of Casting in
BRASS OR IRON,
Ou shurt notice, la now at work
Bunco's Improved Grain Crusher
Ackowta!rd lobe the heat train eru.h.rta
Amcrlta atreof.t.chr.peoi and tntt durablt
A full liN of 1 he tlaw of wora dona at Ihla foun
dry will h pubH.hrd la Ihla ppr. Any pcrasii
la want of
Can b aupplird hra, krpairiuf done fhr alt
tincl. of roavhinery. tl.iu .irct, ludcpcndfac.
L?ol (Bourn? Bani,
tnrorjiorated under the Lews of Oregon.
D. T. .TAMMY, 1HA C, rOWIM
tnrt a tnrl banklnt bii.ln.M. Slcht draft,
on New Turk, San Pranclicu ud VmflmA for
anr manul. K.mlvM dapaalt aub).t I
ohwk or on iwrtlfloaaa of dopoalt. Cnlltntloca
rwalr prompt aitaiitlon imarded b; UouU
chronomtr Yale lima lock. ,
Miss Ada Judaon,
JUDSON & WILLIAMS,
(Bwmm Fitting ,
A. E. GRIGGS,
8. T. Irvine, cutter. Choice meats
eenaUaUyoa hand. Davidson's Brick.
. WM. JONES, Proprietor.
This Ferry Is now In operation, and
prepared to trsnnfer passengrra and wag
on to or from the City,
It will pay per-5005 uartln$ a
View of Polk County.
To cross the Ferry and go to the
top of Prospect Hill.
GEO. E. 13 KEY,
HARNESS AND SADDLES
AND GRAIN' BROKER. .
rruflpsndBnco, . OragDn.
lOUUTY SURVEYOR & LEVELER.
A uo'lonner tinil Appraiser. .
'tttluiuLf. of a'l Coii.trtiotlvr work made and
plana t'tinil.licd. .
At'cmli Wnlnmlay and Tlniradajr In Count
1 .k ai Uallua, Urafon,
Acldreae, Dallae, Polk Co., Or.
E. E. Krengel,
A IS l
-:- TON REPAIRING.
MamtfiirtureT of the
r . 1
Krenpl's Iroa Fence.
Mr. Thomas Fetim:!, tate of Chi
cago, aa experienced hoise
Itoer, nittkee a iialty
of that line.
Circular and Crosscut
DON B BY
E. E. KRENGEL
F. J. MORRIS, Prop.
Fine Wines, Liquors
MIXED DRINKS A SrECIAUY.
Whiteakot Brick, Independents.
(Eatabliahrd by Nntional authoilty.l
"iipiliil : National : LM !
OIT MAI. KM, OfttXOON,
CAPITAL, PAID UP. $5o,ooooo.
SURPLUS, IS, OOO.
...WALLACE-, W, W. klARTZN,
rraaldaul Vie PrldaL
J. H. At HKKT, Ca.hlar.
To Frmr on wbt and Mkr mrrhnlabl
prodtt., ooulffnd of la atnra, ollhar la prlvat
(riHi.r or p.. no w.rtnmiMi.
rr(l. drama drt oo Maw York, Chimin,
Sv rram. fontud, Uudtia, t'arU, llerUa,
Uun( kua( and I'loau
Elkins & Co.,
PROPRIIiTOKS OK TUB
City Truck and Transfcr Co.
Hauling: of all Kinds Done at
Til! Feed, Oak;, sl? 0 Fir Uood
aafCoUections Made Monthly.-
C Street, InderKiiflcnce, Or.
A. W. HOWELL, Prop.
First-class In every renprct. Special
attention given transient customers. A
simple room for commercial travelers.
Mitchell & Bohannon,
- MnlinfHotiircre of :-
SASH & DOORS.
SCROLL SfWING AND'-'.'"
Main Street, Independence, Oregon,
J. H. ALEXANDER,
Drugs and Medicines,
BEUNA VISTA, OR.
Having purchased the stork of Rmgs
formerly owned by l W, Rolicrtson, J
am prepared to meet all the old custo
mers, and many more new ones, 1'uir
tud courteous treatment to all.
A llatllusnnke Unhy.
Alio .PHwn,a 1. tunuu .lull, n lublL
1 1V.... 1.,, 1.. a.
WllbLtlll UJ M USW VUlllllJ liUlJ'. Al
ter giving the Dume mid dale of a
child's birth, she writes; "Whore the
child's lingers and toes ought to hnve
been there were rattlesnuke'i heads,
and there was a small snake grown
from the top of its head and hung
down on its face. The head of the
snake was the child's nose, and when
ever the baby moved i he snake on iti
face would raise up, run out Its tongue,
and hins. The baby only lived live
hours, but the snake part lived live
hours longer." Portland Oreyomun,
(tank, Kansas Cilj, Chicago,
ST PAUL, ST. LOU'S.
AND All POINT
East, North South,
for turilirr parili uUn Imjiilr of atiy ssvut
of Ui I uuipaii) ur
T- W. LEE,
u. r. a r. a,
R. D. COOPER,
YAyi'INA HAY KOUTlw
Orcuon Pacific Railroad
Oregon Development Co.'s Steamers.
Short Line to California.
Freight and Fares the Lowest
Hi r.AMHK SAII.INl', PATliK,
tt illamtlle V.llry. Arll 4, 14. a). ;
raoM ar raaNviMo,
WUIae Vathrp, Uatt h, in, 1. tr,
h ctmipany it.rrvr. lite rlaltl to cttatisff " 1
ttis ttairo wtiliuni u4iv. I
Tialn. nnmrt'1 with Hi. ! I' H H, ami llv !
Ihwu i Citivatli awl AllHiiiy, ;
The (lrit!in I'liciilc Mi'uiiiIk'uIn un (lit 1
Willanii'ltt liivi-r l'ivili!ii i!l hwve j
I'tjrlluiiii, aotit'ilHiunil, Mimduy, VVimIiikH' i
day and rrtilwv at IS a, 111, .Arrive ul
Curvullia TinMlny, Tlmiaduy and filtir- i
lay at i:;0 11. in, Leave t tirvttllin,
iiurtlitHiiiiid, ,juinluy, Woilnoniluy and :
rndtiy at Ha, in. Airive at IVrtluml
1'iicailay, Tliurcdiiy and Suliirday at 9 .K'
p. 111 Mil Ali.iul.iy, iiitni'H'liiy him
Kridiiy taiih niirlli and wmtli Ixnitid
I'lMiU lin out nii;!it at iuli'in, leaving
there at (I a, 111.
C It. Itiwwrll. )r , C. C. M'iiii. ' 1
lirn r 11 1', aki '. l tu. ah. i. r a r, a 1
j4 MniiiKuniriy til., 11. 1" H H I
tmtt I'l.n. l.co Coivalh. iM.San i
Northern Pacific R.R. j
And all uouil Kail, el
Bt Paul and Minneapnlia.
The Northern Pacific Railroad
la lh oitly Hue lunntng
Luaurluus Uay toachea,
Pullman Polece Sleeping Care,
Haiaca DininH Care i"-ul ;jsil
From Portland to the Est.
5o that your tltiht reed via th
Noithurn Haomu H, H, nd avoid
clianao of car.
l.rnv. I'uiilaiiit al t.Ki A M. ami f M
lull arrive at MUiiirnHiliaor i'unl al
PaolflO Olvlalon.-Traui.lravt I'nml aiM
si erct dully al 11 w A. M. il J f. M ; ai
rural New Titciutia al 7:10 P. M. aait t A. M.,
oaiirrlliia ilh Coatuiny'B lxl for all rm"a
1 fll-,?l ftuunil. A. U, CHAHLTuN,
AM. ti'l t'aw. Agtnt, No, in, l'ltl alrrcl,
rDepot, Cor, Flrat and C streets.
TOLAXl) TO CAI irOKNIA
Si'iitlii'in l'acific Gdiiiany's
t he Mount Shasta Route!
TIM It UHTWWiN
Portlund and Son Francisco
Ciillloriiln Itaurcna Tram rum Imllv
liriw.'rii I'orilnml aiuati l-ioncio.
"ltnuth.1 " . ' I Nrtli;
J;im p. ill. 1 i,v. "rortlRiid Ar, I io:s. 111,
:i p, m. i,v . Altmtty Ar. 6:45 a. 111.
7:4 a. m. I Ar, Hnn Hinuclison I, v. 7:00 p. pi.
Local 1 iiiien(;cr Daily, except Sundiiy.
I,ve, I Arrive,
I'nrllaiul Hot A, M. Ku(rrne a P. M.
Kilgrnc.,,, , y uo A. M 1'ullluinl. .. . I'. M.
Pullman Buffet Sleepers.
TCURIST SLEEPING CARS.
I'or acTOinniiiitntlnti of Brmnd Ctnai paf n
gf ra attachhl to rxttrraa tniina,
The a. V, i.'o'a Perry mnkca connection with
all Hi regular triilim oil the Kant Kiilc Wlvlaloa
from lout ol V, ritiTdt,
Bet. Portlond and Corvallls.
Mail Trmui)uily, except Sunday.
Portlnml ,,. 7 A. M.
mlc'ilrncc, ,li:f A. M,
Corvallla ...i:jii,1'. M.
lmlf'tlenee.. a;ji p, M.
Imlc'tlriice. .11114 A.'M.
Corvalli .. -hhj I'. M.
Illtl'drlic. . j:.W !' M'
1'ortliiml . , , . Cue V. M'
At Alhnny ami corvalli connect wllh train 0
Oregon J'acllic R. K.
KxpreSB Train Daily, Except Sunday.
T.KAVK. I Aaaiva.
Part In lid 450 1, M, McMlunville 8:ooP, I.
MoMlnnvllle .jms A. M, I Portland , .em A. ..
Through Tlekets to all Point
South and East
Cllvofflct, No 134, Corner Wrat and Aider ata'
Depot oAici!, Corner H and front at.., .Portland,
H. KOHMI.KK, R P. ROOKKft
Mnnngor A. t O I' (t I'.Agt,
Polltloa and Iiltcruture.
In a ruccnt Iniurvlow Entile Zola, the
French novelim, imldi "I have always
Instinctively kopt clear of politics. A
man cannot be a politician anil a liter
ary man at tho same time. These are
two beings who strive In different way
for the same goal, that In, to be known
and lauded by the multitude."
No Distinct Hcmunitiriiuoe.
They had a big banquot at Spokane
Falls the other night. The ruiiorler
who attended it concluded with the
eandid admission that; "it Is not distinct
ly remembered by anvbody present who
uada the last speech.""
K A 1ST Mil IV NEWS.
An lix-Com l t of New York Saves
SKVKIl.a DKATIIS rll'lM IIVIIIllH'lllilllA,
llnilruail NeHa.-Niimi'rias MaHers
ThreMsheul the Ksal.
Colmnliiia, Ohlii, is IisvIiik anriona
trMithle with the at root -car atrikern.
Califurntti line inude a domnNil for tun
acres to dlxpUy Imr hortlHtiltiiral pro
din ta at the Wiild'a Fair.
At Kllawi'trtli, Me., a riot occurred lie
twiion circus employe ami iown men.
Many broken heads naiiltfil.
A (111 Inns wind and rain storm swept
over IVniriil Mnhraaka, lining a grwt
iIimI id daumife, Imt aa fur aa learned
no lives were Inat,
The aiath Internatinmil Knnday Helnxd
CoiiviMihuii of the t'lilled Sta'tee and
llrltlah North America, and province
will "'ii in i'iltatiiim June Mli.
The wile of Piinhd Ixnkrood. a well
to do farmer of V'liieliiud, N. J., Iiaa Uen
arnwtml on the cliaro of tryniKto iioiaoii
her liiinliund by placing morphia In hi
The contract labor lnieclois attached
to the New Ytnk baro utlice atopied
acvcii liiKliina from landlni;. Tlicy wure
expert kI.im blowira and wore Umml fur
tiliiHulHiro, N, J.
Fx. limine ftmker Wnllf of New York
httH dlr.inniii'l with flll,(sK) of money
which iimiiiI one bundled Itahiewa had
cutriiittiHl to bun to aeml to relatives In
Kimnie to pay pawniKe to this country.
A nuuiiar of children were bitten by a
mbld diiif In liny, Ibdjfitim, a Sw days
iii, and two of them have died from by
drophiiliia, Hveral of the aurvivura
Iijvo n,.i Mnt to M. I'aatenr f;f trvat
ini'iit. Near Aihllmm. Hlenlien county, N, Y.,
Kitiiiictt t'rane nliot Mm. liale 'i'errv. a
limit led Hiiiniiii, I lie mother of four
I'luldrcii, Iwiiiiw hIiii rcfiwd to aiit-pt
In Htli'iitK.iia aa a luvcr, and go and live
i;ivl. l!.'i!iin lai-aine Involved in a
iiturril in a rutliMiu in Ij l'uile, linliiina,
with a yuuiiif coiintiyman named Wil
liam IWcklii. The latter alrui k Keitan a
juiwi-iltil Mow In the lace, hich rewiilled
111 breaking lite nci k. ,
: .liibn f. KidlivMti via amililuMt l,v
Jaime 11. ltMinley, the veteran new-;
tua-r publinber man, at a Umpiot in
V ttliinif1nn recently. llniiuh'V re-
fiiwd an introduction with the remark:
tiial Sullivan was a bnlW.
The acliixil aliip Saratoa. sailed from
iN'hiwure Hrt'itkwatir for her Oral wa
iiyiiK", Jiini" let, hbe has I0!l Imya on
Umid, and will visit KavaJ, riontliauip
tun, l.leUin, Maderia and otlmr pulnte,
ri.iirniii(! iff l'hiladelphia alwut Octoiier.
j l'lt Jndtte Henry X. AuhIIii, an old
1 uiemU'r ol the t'liii up) Itnr and one of
,tl'n f.iundcra of the city of Kokiik, Iowa,
Mia len impriaoiied by order of Jtul)
j Koblntiat fur the emlctlt'inent of funda
1 (ruin an eatnle of which he was admin
Hill Thomas, a colored hraktmn,"a
giant in ai and strength, was shot
eiitht times at itirminghani, Ala,, by six
colored men, and Inalautly killed.
Thulium was bated tor his physical
MreiiKth, r'our.nf the ncifnws are un
At Kl I'aeo, Teg,, !on Harlow and M.
(ioiidiue, two promineiit young men,
tjiiarrclcd over the In Iter's attention to
iWlow'a l(i year-old aicter. (ioiidine
nlmt and killed Harlow. ;riiiK the
shiMitinu tliitmilisinietested permits were
In the collixion of two freight trains
on the Wabaeh Kailroad, near St. l.oitiH.
Jiuin 1Mb, eight men were killed and
twenty-live injured. One train was en
route to the Kansas City races with eight
palace hntse cars. Manv of the horeea
1 were killed.
TI11111111H J. Diihso, years old, ex
chiel of detectives of New Orleans, w ho
ecdHd from the stale xnitentinry at
Hatim Konire, where he was serving a
sentence of fourteen years on a convk
t ion fur forgery on Nov, i!0, lnwl, has
lieen arreided in New Yorg.
Krunk Manning and .lames Tvc, en
listed men at Kortreas Moiiiimi, Vg., md
a dillliiilty at Mill I 'reek, and on their
return to the fort, while Tye was silling
in his room preparing for target practice,
Manning came to his dour, rille In band,
and hIiuI him through the liottit, causing
The American Wheel Company of
Chicugo has purchased White's wheel
works in Kurt- Wayne, Ind. It Is one of
the Urgent wheel factories In the state.
The eaiiie trust lo controls N. G. Olds
A Hons' works of Fort Wayne, and now
operate fourteen plants.' it is Mild to
liavo a eomur on hickory.
Hevesal white men went to the bouse
of Henlley Davis, a colored man, near
Augmdii, lia.j recently, for the purpose
of whipping his daughter, Davis resisted
willt a shotgun and axe and killed one
while man and seriously wounded two
others, but was himself mortally
wounded. Further trouble is feared.
A doKcn persons have been bitten at,
Hinillillelil, 111., by a supposed rabid dog,
The dog was finally killed, but not until
he had bitten several other dogs. James
lievard and two oilier persons have al
ready died in great agony from hydro
phobia, It is learned that others may
lie sei,cd with the awful disease and the
whole neighborhood is' In a state of
Mrs, i'areoiis, in a speech recently
miidii at Chicago, said dynamite was to
be the liberator of the human race, not
that peoplu, should go around with bombs
and destroy human life, but that as gun
powder had destroyed the power of feu
dal barons so would dynamite In the
hands of the working classes tender the
armies of the capitalirtta useless In a
A rumor that the Philadelphia & Head
ing railroad company hud ordered its
conductors to withdraw from the liroth
erhood of Conductors or leave the ein
pliiy of the company has been confirmed
by Assistant Superintendent Bouxan.
The action was resolved upon by the of
ficials of the company after the last con
vention of the Brotherhood of Conduc
tors, who assembled at Rochester, N. Y
on May 15th. Mr, I)onano says they
have all promised to leave the Brother
hood, and some have already done so.
"THE AIR-BRAKE PIP IT."
Aa XaglHMr lUrnlaaa and Mnalwty la
lilasUlinliig Cr.dll Thartfof.
W went winding up the mountains,
ayi a writer In the Philadelphia limn,
our massive engine drawing u up the
curving grade without an apparent
effort. We had crossed an Iron bridge
and made a curve, at the end of which
another was in light, winding to the
left, and from the track a cottage home
loud in the shadow of the bill. Look
ing past It to a point Just beyond, which
was visible from my side of the engine,
I inwr and excltedlr exclaimed "A
child on the track!"
At the exclamation John sprang from
his (eat Una glance down the track
and Ids face became pallid. A child, 8
yean old perhaps, 'stood midway be
tween the rails and not 100 yards front
the engine. 1 looked from John to the
child. Jt stood facing us, dapping lu
nine nanus a it was wont to uo iiotn
its mother' arm, jterlmpe, at the pass
ing of the car. In another liwiaut I
was thrown forward, almost pitching
through the glaa window In front. At
the lame moment I heard a scream, a
womau'a voice, and with arms aloft and
faee paralyaed with terror the mother
stood upon the steps of her cottage.
We were nearer the child It was not
twenty yards from the engine, which,
under the pressure of the air-brake,
was bumping and jolting furiously.
I looked for John: his seat was va
cant; again ahead; the pilot was within
twenty feet of the child, the train still
In motion, too rapidly to be checked
before reaching iti 1 shut my eyes;
my heart stomlstllL Again the moth
er s heartrending scream, and I opened
my eyes to see the child tossed several
feet In the air. My head swam as I
averted my eyes, and 1 fancied I beard
the crushing of the little 401111 by the
now slowly involving wheels, when in
husky tones I heard a man's voice ut
ter. "Thank Uodl"
1 otiened my eyes, and standing upon
the pilot was John Akers, holding in
his arms the child, Its face wreathed In
smile. The engine was now at a stand
still. From the cottage the father came
with a blanched faee and trembling
stent. The child, In merry accent,
Called ouli "Want to ride, papa?" lie
1....1. 1.1. I,..l, Im.n l,.l,n iU ...
W. ,1 VW'f . . .U wui.m ...... V.
tended hands, and, folding her in his
arms, sauk duwu on the earth beside
John clambered back to his perch
and sounded the whistle. The passen
gers looked out of the windows, won
dering what bad occurred. A trem
bling hand drew the lever, which start
ed the engine, pulling and hissing until
It was going at full speed again. I
looked toward John hi blue eyes were
on the track ahead, but they were dim
med. Tears were 00 bis cheek, as be,
perhaps, thought of what would have
been his feeliugs If his own little girt
had been the oue on the track. Not
a word did either of us speak until at
Chrlstlanburg, on the tup of the Alle
ghaniee, S.0UU feet above the level, the
train stopped. As I started to leave
the engiue I turned and grasped John's
"You did a brave thing, John a no
" T'wai the air-brake," he modestly
and bluablugly replied! "'twas the air
brake that did it "
A STRANCE LAND.
PmUh at ABtrllFlowr WlthMl
Odor Na Shad.
Australia la a country In which na
ture has established conditions un
known elsewhere, tavs the Boston
Journal, and where civilisation must
adapt Itself to surroundings which it
Hilda novel and strange. It Is a coun
try full of absurdities In animal, vege
table, and human life. Its unlive race,
in point of Intelligence and develop
ment of resources, is far below even
the cave-dwellers and the people of the
stone age of Europe. Its animals per
petuate tytws which disappeared from
every other part of the globe some
millions of years ago. Its trees and
plants are representative of species
found elsewhere only in chalk and coal
Hardly anything here has the char
acter and quality of its relations in
other lauds. Although the trees and
flowers are chlellv those of tho temoer-
ate sono, the birds are, for the most
part, of the tropics, and flash the gor
geous oolots of the parrot and the
oookatoo through the dull foliage of the
ad-toned eucalyptus. The birds have
no song, and such notes as they possess
corn like wlerd echoes from a period
when reptiles were assuming wings
and filling the tree-tops with a strange
Jargon, Wore heard only in the
wampsand fens. The flowers have
no scent, while the leaves of every tree
are full of odor. The trees oast no
shade, since every leaf Is sot at edge
against the sun, and shed, not their
leaves, but their bark, which, stripping
off in long scales, exposes the naked
wood beneath, and adds to the ghostly
effect which tho forest already holds In
the pallid hues of lis foliage. The
contour of tho country is of one that Is
but newly risen front the waves. Its
thousands and thousands of siiiuire
tulles, level as a table and set wii.lt uo
oilier growth than the gray eucalyptus,
looks like the uplifted bed of some
great sea nud is as monotonous as the
unrelieved expanse of coast Itself.
Here and there are low hills, which
how lu their sides and in the country
about thetu tho evidences of ancient
lava flows. Elsewhere are idled up
masses of bowlders, which show the
long-ago courses of glaciers over the
face of tho laud. Jbvei'ythlug seems
pro-historic, hoary with age, and for
gotten. . To the travoler from other
lands au Impression comes that he Is
visiting a country which had ceased lu
Its development long eons ago.
The Itlohest Actress.
I saw Lotta reoontly, and the little
actress seems to be enjoying her rest
hugely. Although the richest woman
In the world who has earned her own
money, she does not seem at all bur
dened with business cares. She has a
hotel in Boston, adjoining her Park
Theatre, which she owns. 8he figures
among her a-sets a flat-house in New
York and lots of real estate in different
parts of the country. Yet she does not
bother with its management. Her
shrewd mother, who has saved all this
money, takes all the responsibility of
Its care nud Lotta is left to enjoy her
self. After this year of rest and
pleasure in the United States she Is go
ing to tuke a trip to Europe, ami it has
not yet boon decided whether she will
work next year or not. She Is old
enough and rich enough to enjoy the
balance of her life out of the theatre.
AT. T. Letter.
The March of Progress. '
"You onn kiss me If you want to
Charley," she said, "but" aud a de
lightful color suffused cheeks, brow,
and neck "my brother is behind that
screen whore you see a small hole in
the center, with a detective camera."
The Experiences of an Exploring
P0KUAXD PLASTKHKIIS' STKIKK OFF.
Jay (UnM A kiiI a at Wurk Is the North-
The total loss bv the llucoda fire of
June 7lh was l,"(),iiO!i.
Only married men are emiiloyed on
irei wot a in fan Hmgo.
Union lias been selected as the county
wm w , nun vuumy , l.
The strike of the Portland ulaaterer's
was declared off Juno Htli,
Potts and bis wife, the murderers of
Faaivtl, must hang the ZUth Inst.
Yreka, Cat,, baa a new Ik'mocrutic
paper, called the Hisklyou Telegram.
Chinamen are mid to lie taking out a
great deal of gold from Southern Cali
Mexican authorities' refuse tu allow
American stockmen to, return rattle
which stray! nto Mexico.'
The did Fellows' Ixxlico of Vucaville.
Cel.. buried the remains of a diseased
brother recently by moonlight.
Mrs. McKverey, an old lady of 70
veitrs, waa killed by a railroad train at
Mad Hiver, Humboldt County,
Okanogan is the largest county (sflOO '
wpiaro miles) and Inline! is the smaileHl
(175 wpiare miles) in the slate of Wash
ington. A printer named Morris Adams, while
boating with five others in the N'attle
harbur, was drowned by the lioat being
cgpsixed. ... .
John Woltskill of Yolo County, Cal.,
in thinning out a grove n( walnut timU'r
on Ids place, sold a carload of U, 11,1 fed
The Henttle Kvenlng Press exploring
party met with many mishaps, and were
rescued from atarvation bv an Indian
and a white proniatcior.
P. O. Sullivan killed a 5(H-)Hinud la'iir
on the South Fork of the Boise River by
slipping up while bruin slept and plung
ing a knife in a vital spot. .
The residence of T. T. Hamlin, Tulare
County, Cal., was burglarizd by a
Chinaman and l;J7 aud a watch taken.
The Chinaman was arresled.
Twegty-fijur (Tiiuiw were trailed from
Mexico into Ari.ona. They were over
taken on the desert, where they bad
nearly perilled for waiit of water.
William Moodv stetnied on a banana
peel, at tiridley, Cal., and falling broke !
a no. lie workei nan ine ucxi uay ih
fore he know what was the matter with
Captain I, W. Ues, Chief.of the San
Francisco detectives, has inn-n allowed
but 100 for the capture of the stage rob
ber, Frank William. Ilia claim was
W. F. Harmon, who forged the signa-
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III IT. Ul iiailVH w w ....
IIWHI011 the Humboldt County Hunk,
has U'eil found guilty by a San Fran
Two highbinders, ordered by Ipiong
Wing to kill Sam 1-ee, tired at him at.
Woodland, Cal., Thursday last. They
succeeded in wounding Ah Tse. Quoiig
Wing was arrested. '
Frank Smith, alias Whaleu, who is
charged with the killing of J. C. Margot.
a San Francisco saloon-keeper, was held
to answer beforo the Superior Court with
bail fixed atf-tl.tXH).
The body of ex-District Attorney
Frank M. Osterndor was found by the
grave of his child in the cemetery at
Merced. Cal. lie left home after a
quarrel with vbis wife and putcbased
TI,o .,,.,. 1 r.vnlrv IT Si A fur
some time stationed at Walla Walla,
passed iiirougn roruttiui, oune tiiin, en
route to their post in Arixona. A large
iiiiinher of soldiers from Fort Cu'iir
0" Alone also arrived.
J. M. Miir.son, of the Point Adams
Lighthouse, enys that a pair of pretty
Chinese pheasants, in gorgeous plumage
arrayed, come to the lighthouse twice a
week. He looks out for thorn mid pro
tects them from marauders with, mur
The Sierra Valley Leader srvs ; There
are capitalists here from New l ork who
are endeavoring to induce the ranchers
of this valley to sign contracts for water
to irrigate the Inml at $7 per acie for the
first year and f 3 ler acre for each suc
Arthur Keniley, one of the oldest set
tlers on Big Meadews, Nev., was
drowned while trying to swim his horse
across a nlough about two weeks ago,
and his badly decomposed and mutila
ted hody was found nine days later in
Two young girls were arrested in San
Prancinco the other day for vagrancy,
When they appeared for trial the next
morning two young men stepped into
court with licenses eager to marry the
wayward girls. The judge allowed them
Lieutenant D. L. Braimird of the Sec
ond Cavalry, arrived at Vancouver last
week from Fort Reno, Mev., with tho
horses of his troop from-Fort Bidwell,
Cal., intended for troop K of the Fourth
Cavalry, which lias been ordered to take
station at Vancouver Barracks.
The Sixth Annual tournament of the
Sportsman's Association of the North
west will be held in Portland June 12,
13 and 14. Prizes aggregating $0,000
will bo offered. Residua the modal for
the beat average there will be the Asso
ation gold badge valued at $250, and the
Taeoma (llobe diamond trophy, It
promises to be the largest meeting ever
held in the Northwest. Washington,
Montana and California teams will par
ticpate. It has just transpired that recont nego
tiations for the purchase of the Seattle,
Lake Shore and Kastern Railroad have
been in the interest of Jay Uould and
other New Yorkers. J, B, Pace, the
wealthy Virginia tobacco planter, and a
Urge holder of the stock, lias been the
prime mover in the matter, and It is now
stilted has secured a controlling interest
In the road. It is also asserted tliat the
road will be at once extended eastward
to Spokane Falls and connect with the
transcontinental road and north to con
nect with the Uauadian Pacific.
Peter Jackson Anxious to Meet
A RACK AND A FOBTt'NE WOK.
Hexing, Rowing, Rianiag, Wrestling
Young Mitchell is in training for bis
meeting Willi m uianciie we Z7th mat,
Peter Jackson is impatiently awaiting
the result of Sullivan legal complica
tions. Small Uopes, whom Vanderbllt paid
$10,000 for. Is now pulling an express
F.dwurd Ilanlan defeated Fred ' A.
daisied lula single scull race at Little
Koek, Ark., on May 25th.
Tommy Warren, "the Spider" knocked
down a bully becauae he insulted his
dignity by calling him little dude.
At lrondeuuoit. last week, the two
contending teams with the Umpire, were
arrested for playing baseball on Sunday.
August Belmont won $20,000 on May
liith, at the Brooklyn Jockey Club track,
by winning the first race with Her High-
At Knringfleld, Mass.. on May 30th,
John Joyce defeated John Casey in a
3-mile race for $.00. Time, 20 minutes
Congressman Scott has quite a num
U'r of 2-yes--olds who will win with long
prices against them during the New
York Jockey Club meeting.
George L Blanche, the Marine, has
lxeri doing Boston. One would suppose
be should tie on the slope training for
bis battle wiUi Young Mitchell.
Huntress, owned by the Chicago
Stables, is one of thetieet fillies racing
on the turf. In the West she has so far
captured the majority of the big stakes.
Kdward Ilanlan, the oareman, still
continues to be popular. The sporting
denixensof Little Koek, Ark., gave him
a royal reception during his sojourn
The Southern Athletic Club offers'a
purse of $3,000 tor Jake Kilraiu and Joe
McAuliffe to battle for, or the same
amount for Ed. Smith and Jake Kilrain
to lie contended tor in July.
Senator Hearst's $40,000 colt, King
Thomas, ran unplaced in the Fort Ham
ilton handicap at Gravesend, L. I., on
May 28, carrying six pounds less weight
than Judge Morrow, the winner.
Juke Kilrain, the well-known pugilist,
arrived in Baltimore, Md., on May 2tfth.
He staled he waa enjoying the best of
health, and willing to meet any pugilist
in the world according to any rules.
Adams, the jockey, was snspended at
at the St. Louis Jockey Club track, on
Decoration Day,'.for pulling Dutchman
and Mable, two of the favorites. The
owners were ruled otf and all bets de
George Henry and Greek George
signed articles of agreement May 31st to
wrjstle best 3 in 5 lulls, catch-as-catxh-can,
for $250 a side. The match is to be
decided at Scranton, Pa., two weeks
from June 2d.
The eight oared race between Bowdin
College and the Boston Athletic Associa
tion was rowed on May 30th on the
Charles River, Boston. The distance
waa one mile and seven-eights. The
Boston crew won in 10 minutes 43 1-5
In a half-mile dash at the Brooklyn
Jotkev-Club track at Gravesend, L. I.,
on May 20th, Civil Service and (jeraldine
ran a dead heat in 48', on a heavy
track. Father Daly'.insisted on theVaoe
being run off, but Porter Ashe of Califor
nia refused, and the judges decided that
Civil Service should receive the purse.
The international tennis champion
ship match betweeu Thomas Pettitt, of
Boston, and Charles Saunders, of Eng
land, for $5,000 and the championship of
the world, ended at Dublin, lreland,'on
May 30th. Pettitt won three seta, mak
ing a total of seven sets. Saunders
Kcored one set, bringing his total up to
five. Pettitt. is now champion of the
George Le Blanche, when he fought
Jack Deinpsey for the "Police Gasetto"
championship belt and the middle
weight championship ol the world met
with defeat. Le Blanche claimed Demp
eey won on a foul blow. Again, when
Le Blanche conquered Jack Deinpsey at
San Francisco, Dep8ey made an excuse
that the gloves T vre too Urge and that
Le Blanche cotamitted fouls.
At the New Jersey Athletic games at
Bergen Point, N. J., on May 3th, Willie
D. Day started in the three mile race
which was a handicap and Day started
from the scratch. The other competitors
were allowed starts ranging from twenty
seconds to two minutes. At the crack of
the pistol Champion Day was off, and
the shouts and cheers were deafening.
Day ran his first mile in the fast time of
4 minutes, 35 3-5 seconds, and; the two
miles in raiuutes 36 2-5 seconds.
The most remarkable performance at
the annual shoot of the Newark Shooting
Society, at Newark, N. J., on May 30th,
was the feat of William Hayes. On the
ring target he distinguished himself by
making 74 out of a possible 75 points in
three shots, this being the first time this
score was ever made in the shooting
park aud the third time it was made In
tins country. Bernard wanner, presi
dent of the Zettler Kilie Club, also made
t he tine total of 73 in three shots.
Ou May 29th, at the California Ath
letic Club, Robert Fitsssiminons, of New
Zealand, tought his first finish fight in
this country for a puree of $1,250 and
knocked out Billy McCarthy, of Aus
tralia, in 9 1 omuls. Fitzsimmons avoided
his opponent's blows and landed appar
ently at will upon the Australian's head
and "face until they bled profusely, while
Fitsiinmons remained unmarked. Mc
Carthy was knocked down several times,
during the fight, and was unable to re
spond after the ninth round.
Carbine, the Australian racehorse,
must be a wonder. At the Australian
Jockey Club he won the Autumn Stakes,
one and a half miles ; the Sydney Cup,
2 miles ; the All-Aged Stakes, 1 mile ;
the Australian J. C. Plate, Smiles, and
the Cumberland Stakes, 2 miles, all lu
four days. Carbine is four years old,
and is by Musket Mersey. As a two-year-old
he ran 5 times and won each
race. At three years old he ran 13
times, won 9 races, was second three
timeB, and third once." This season he
started 14 times, won so far, 9 races, fin
ished second twice, third twice, and once ,
ran unplaced. lie started in 32 races,
won 23. finished second five times, third
three tunes and only ran ouce unplaced.