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About The Independence west side. (Independence, Or.) 18??-1891 | View Entire Issue (June 27, 1890)
Shilliy & 7anduyn
DESIRIi to inform the public Unit tlioy are still ui deck t
the old NONKKR CORNER that lms nit uiilmdani
record of TWENTY-FOUR YEARS.
While ninny changes have Iteen wrought during nil these years,
, not only in oir City, but utuoiig their putrons, as well as uihhi
the methods of business, yet with Mi unswerving policy long
years ago established of keeping GOOD OOOIXS, giving 0001)
VALUES and always extending to its patron,, kind mid
courteous treatment, it has ever occupied a front seat among
the Valley Stores, and to-day is a leading factor in the Commer
cial Circles of Polk County, And while its present Managers,
SHELLEY & VANDUYN
are proud of the record of the old Corner, and thankful for the
patronage THEY HAVE received during the past, they now
desire to say to their friends ninl patrons that their SPRING
STOCK is now Complete and will he replenished almost daily
with the latest 'Styles of GENERAL MERCHANDISE, the
items of which are too innumerable to mention, some of which
however are as follows:
r ' ITT
Cloths, Caslinieres, Broad heads, Satteens,
Challies, Ginghams, Outing Cloths,
Lace Plouncings, Dotted Swiss
And a FULL LINE
KID GLOVES, SASH and NARROW RIBBONS,
ORIENTAL, TORCHON, and the'Famcua
BUCKLES AND SLIDES. SILK CORDS. ETC
STAPLE DRY COODS, I
Sheeting, Muslin, Scrim and Lace Curtains,
Ladies' Mens' and Children's Hosiery,
Men's Furnishing Goods, Etc, Etc.
Clothing, Hats and Caps,
BOOTS: and : SHOES
In endless variety
HENRY W. KING & CO., CHICAGO,!
At prieoH that eliallene eotnjxditinii. i
Men's Ladies' Misses' Boys'
and Children's. -
Sitllcr, Lerwin & Co'h Fttetory at Philiwlcljtliia, the moat rr
lialile oooils in tlio Ma)ke.
ALSO A LINE OF
We are, now on I lie eve of a New Era in Polk Counly
ninl SHELLEY & VANDUYN are prepared for the rtmii
which will eertainly tome thin Hummer. They have
purchased their immense stock in the lowest markets
and have ohtnined the largest cash discount jiossihle; no
walk right in and we willgivo you strttight goods at hod
Shelley i Vanduyn.
T1 1 p
nergess minus, v. ic nut u
of WHITE GOODS.
1: Trl' II! I I Iv 1
J; J JLJ.
North Kivrr's Sliiii'in!oiis Hallway
THK (iltl)WTII UK NATIONALISM.
M(xlc9'ii l'r'firtiii' la Annexation Willi
tli lulled Stale.
A sponge eight foot In circumference
lit on inhibition at ft "it i ru In New
A young lailv at Dayton, Tmin., hits
died "of hydropliohhi caused by the bite
of h cut,
D'Albort, the pianist, is A strict vege
Uiinti ami oat mi tiiiot'iuoii iiuiimht
A youth of eighteen at Huyshhi, T.
I., has lHt'ont Insane from the excess
ive lino of cigarette.
Last year (ierniony punted only 8,
9'J1 patent, against hngliiiid's U, 77U,
itnil k.m in tho United Nates.
Tito Uoyitl Cnllogo of l'h nli'lui l.n
pll-si'd resolution lllllt illU IIIOll it-Ill
curriculum should be extended to live
year Instead of four.
William (Iwr, wlm I engaged In
(ho emtio hnslno on tin1 Canadian
KIvhi', Deer Folk District, Texas, shot
unit killed a whllu doer recently.
A one-legged tramp who jump on
mul off I robin with thu agility of a elr
run actor, I known to tho titilu hand
Of vary railroad in I'uniisj Ivuiila,
The Prince of Walt' hat beeomo
much mora careful In hi liahll. Ilu
hait given tii cigarette, ami never
drink anything mull uftor 6 o'clock.
The entire French army I to l
armed with a new helmet. It I of
nickeled emmcr. with a cockade, worn
1 lor liw vl luuu iy inn r vviwn mimuu.
) . .1. . .1 I .1 .1. . .1 It .
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i ujkmi mo tm
The price of camphor and iium
proutliM) to rlne. Tho licrumn jtovora-int-nt
U milking c'i-1""'" puivluotcit of
thoito article for tho mniiulitciuro of
I. ..!...... . .
J. Kaui.un (l. llwrrola. of Moxloo, l
Have Insf in th cooiill'V, lie I an
.it II.. I.....
eujjli I' of tho Mevlcau liotei'iiincnt,
Ho nv ilnil "Mi'li' woulil rather
luivn tlio devil than iiiiin'-Xiiliiui."
Kdward Itcllamy aver tluit lo him
one of tlio llon"''et iniiof of tlie
lrouj.Mli of hi NiilluiiiilUlio llieoiie I ; ,. .,,i'e between tlio combined up
that they rn lH'j.'l(iiiiii)x to bo toot 't ,,f tlt meiroHilitau diiilic and
vitfoinuiiiy eoiiilcmiu'd lu many qintr-; idnt of tho country pies, ho would
Oliver Wt'tiilell Holme
ha taken to
t iH'Cttliar courte of lite
I Miic at tlio mimo hour, oat dinner in
I tho mill. lie of tlio day ami walk at
leant two mile every toeuty-fuur
i Accordliiirto a recent paper
I form the French Academy of hi'ieuco
i tliu teiiivei'iiliiiv at I lie lop of the F.illel
I tower I fieipieiilly much higher than
i Ht lli" ni'uiiii'l. tluiuli 1 lie con u a r v. n
a rule, I lo lai ospccicit.
Lydiit ltacon. of Sudbury, Mi.,wln
li'lut la'en cut off lu her 1M;I, year,
Hltlibllleil her lon-jel il v to hanl work,
plenty of cercle, plain living, and
! l'oaitiiiir ciioiil'Ii to keen the iniiiil ill
! iaoo win. the 1,0.1.. vi-or.
S A Klorenlino millionaire, tho Jlar-
qui Carlo (iuimmnl, ha
cliancd tho fai'-laiueil i.-iam
I'rlsln. He hint mi hi I -l lo build a ciHllo
llieie, with a villa on tho neatlioro and
a hermitaga in out) of tlio nm-l retired
A Herlln profoor wl.llo ili.oiln
liark receiitlv found in It miouiach a
dolphin weighing litj poiiml, forty
tlireo tixh, a ilcco.upoiei1 eal, a Milium
arm ami four human b''i. Nothwitli
Nlamliuj; tlii "fecil," llm brulo wa
probably fter a bait w hvu liu wii cap
tured. If the utiipcmlou railway liriiljro
Hero the North Uiver at New York i
ciiiuili'iii'li'il, a coiileniplatcil, tin)
train will run at a peat hei;lil above
tlio house lop of Jersey I'll v ami will
npan tho Htrca.n at a lioljthi suillicient
for tho hlglicst-masted VcukcI lo pat
A farmer living In the oittliern pjirt
of Dtiula County, Kauiot, ha t. -vovereil
a vein of marlilo ami I'auito
itliout thirty feel In thick no and about
twonty-feet ImiIow tlio miilaco. Suc
ceanivo ill rata developed ilillel'elit col
or, bcjrinuiii); willi it mottled ray and
running through a blulh, pink, blue,
wd and clear whlto.
It I a fact well known to plfon
fancier that the two er lalil by pig
eon alimwt Invariably proiliico mala
and fomaln. tSonio cuiiou oxiieri-
nionU m to which of tint egg pioduco
the main and which tho foiunlu have
resulted lu allowing that tho llrt egg
laid I tho femiilc and tho wound tho
The oldest lawsuit on record I now
being tried in tlio Russian eoui't Ht St.
Petersburg. It was brought A(K) year
ago against thecity of Kaiiione.-I'oiloisk
by tliu heirs of a dead nobleman to re
cover many thou.suiid acre of hi
etato which had been uonliscated by
the municipality. Tlio written testi
mony I said to wlgh forty-live tons.
Dumas flit has begun to publish a
noriosof lilthnrlo liiipuhlislieil iiuinIiii
of hi. Tho liiKl, is us follows: "Wlieii
Idfo uppeai'M as (iod lias made it there
1 nolhinir left but In lluml; tlim Fur
having instiliitml Deal It." 'J'ho lust is:
"Woman, according to tho Hililo, wa
tho last thing created by (iod. lie
must have mado her on n .Saturday
night, for tho work hIiows oigus of
Paul White, n prosperous ranchman
at Kooky Ford, Col,, about a month
ago advertised for a wife, giving an ao-
ciiratu ilescnpiidii of liimself and Ids!
surrounding, do, His mail lias been
ao lioavy over since lliat It has been !
HBtmsary to put it In barrels at thoj
post ollle.o, and Mr, Whlto was coin- j
polled to bring his farm wagon to town i
to haul it home. Ho has not yot mado
It is narrated in Boston, whoro he
died, that just before ho died, Alonno
Stoddard, the operatlo barilono, oloc
triliod his nttimdaiil and others In llm
hospital by siltlii
ng up and Ninglng one i
of Ills favorite ho
ilus. "Ho never sang I
witli more feeling or with more beauty j
of tone. The song was sung from lav
ginning to end, tlio last notes died
away and just as they ondml the siiigor
full back in his hod iluad."
"Thorn aro many Americans," nay
Edward Kvorctt Hale, "who forgot, or
perhaps never know, that thoro ara in
this country towns and villages where,
practically'speaklng, there is no crimi
nal oIuhb, and no class of pauper. Tho
house of correction in many a county
In America is empty half" tho time.
There is many a poor-house in New
Euiflund whore tlioy lake Summer
boarders because they have no one
else lo take."
A good HtoiT is told of Rev. John W.
Chairman, a Vorniont boy, who is do
ing missionary work in tlio interior of
Alaska. At his request a saw-mill was
recently scut to him to supply a press
ing need, While on tlio vessel that
curried it up the Yukon to lis destina
tion one of tho mull on board asked:
"Have tlioy a man to run this saw-mill
up there at AuvlkP" The answer
ciiinc: "No, but that minister I a
One woman hns niiulu tho silk gowns
of the Justices of llio United Status Su-
promo Court for tho pat forty jenrs,
and slut got (UK) for each one of them.
They mu all made alike, llitt only dlf
f.Wneti being In tho material, tho
Chief Justice wearing black Chinese
wil In, while hi associate iiiu ruin'. I In
black silk. Tim Chief Justice ulwava
wear it new gown when ho nwonm lu
l'roldoiit, Tim tuny gown I nlwiiva
subject to a gin ii I ileal of orllleliin fiy
lint older Jtistiues, and it tit ia closely
If Henry George, tho apomld of wv.
cliil I'l'fm ui, wi'io ii'iiiilli Iii-iiiiii row,
hiMMiiilil liiivu vi'i'v lltilo illlllnnltv In
gi'tllng emplovmont ana tyMrUnr,
Nvot'ill joiiiV iliH'lio lmV I'liiililml
liiin to ii II ii I ii Kuril fii'i'il on llm In
ntiiiiiiiiiit int would iiiu Imiiilii'iU of
iii'iiliwilniiiiU to tho liliiili, A fiiiuul
IiiiiI in'falou to call ttion Mr, (icoigii
at lil Iiiiiimi, on Nliii'ii't'iiili Htivct, ni
ciiiily, ami wn nui'ii'li to li'iii'iiilua
hudlilvciy 1 1 1 work with Ihu pen,
all hU llii'imy work, InitlocM li'lii'i
and oven lilt piivulo i'ii'lcipoiileuu
lnnni'M Wlvlilvit lr tit Kiiral lrM
AilvKHlHira mill tli'iniinllilllllr4,
Tliero In a pluco and an opportunity
not lu be aVpWcil for Hi" country
iie piiK'r w orker, nml w It It Ihi, a
w llh ccry lai'ifo oppoi tunliy, aorlou
olilliitliiii to I'.ii'i'fiil, iIioihiikIi, Iioii
it work, wrltoi Klwln A. Slui t, In llm
Ai 10 Kmiltind Miuimint. It In not
too Ullleli to miy thero li no better Held
for an lutelllymil, welbeipilpped man
of larj,o viniallilet nml vlynrou per
tioiialliy lliuii 1 lie oilitorlal chair of a
t'ounll'v liewnpupei', imr la there a potl
lino olilcli pliiei'N upon a man greater
tliitlcK lu llm I'liinniiinliy In which ha
The inlliorn of tlio ceat inetroMilllan
new ipuper rct on tlio helglii of lm
pcixoiial J"iliiinll-iii, lllnulii their
thuiiili'iiiiili with a fiieiloin horn of
nlninl eiillro iei'nomd liwupounlbllltyj
nml while the tliumlel'lHillit ai'O I n (treat
pail uliallei'i'il on tlio rook below, tlio
country eililor walk with the 11111I1I
liule hi the valley, kIvc tho weight of
hi pcrnoiialty to the iuiperunal wold
of lii paper, which oomo lo tho lieoplo
like tho warm haiulctap of a tiicml,
meuMiM' hi woiiU lu accoiilauco with
i ,,.,,.'.,,,. .,, ..,,,,,,,1,, Bmi f,,,,!!,,,,,,!
1- - - r.
IiiiiuIiciIk nheietlm lliumleriiolt of tho
unapproachable .love eh Ike one,
Il a a Hiiccixuiful country eililor In
a ihi'hliiif Miiaoliuttu town who
oi.ee Bip'ly iviiiiiikeil that. If ho wero
h caiuliilate for otllcn, ami 11111-I lako
eli.Hixo tho latter, and accept with
eipiaoiuiily tlio lio-lilhy of I.I city
bielluvu. Ktorv couiitrv editor know
tlmt ho wa rifjht. 'J'litf jii'i-ul dalllc,
no-called, ale ivcidved In the alwliact
a tender of (lie world' now. Their
h"urce In ihi diiection aro great
' B,,,' l,,l,,,"t aatiiro of thing bo
ritaieu OtV uiom? hi. uib nniniiii'i ui
I country paper of limited circulation,
j Ibit iiiu country paja-r comeclocr
lo the heart of tho pmmlo at litrgo. It
I I more tlioitiulily read, and il ha aa
; iiitluei.ee the )re,,i,"' bocaiiMi it i one
of the nubile, uiireali.'d. overy-day
foive of lire. It I held rltfldly to ao
i ooniit for tins honoiy and faii iicof
' jl utterance. U cniinol piiliu off tip
i on b reader what aro known In tlio
' ulana of the iievpaM'r fraternity a
1 "lal.e:" il liiunt Ihi reliable lirnl of all.
1 Nriihcr can It violate mm a! decency lo
anv marked extent and iuiMtcr, m can
iu'iiel'libor In tho Ri-eat citle. In
imi ci nuiiliic. in Now Kiiijland.at
least, il coii-llliiency I largely found
in tint diuretic, and will not tolcralo
Tim country newspaper utamU to
dweller ouuide tlio largo elllc in tho
pine.) of a friend and regular homo
visitor, and It I iwonlinl abovo all
thing that it maintain the good char
acter and good brooding that aro ro
tpiired of oilier friend. If It would
keep warm It welcome lu tho homo
Ohio In Nmnlt Tlmo.
iSiimrt IvKbton miv that In all hi
traveling experience the mot ditlldcnt
and peiilmittio writer Im lm found
lo bo in tho mall town. Ito aavt that
In conversation w ith him nun of them
would ay, "Ye, Mr. Kohson, 'Tho
llenrlelta' ha il strong point and
may bo all right for Chicago or New
York, but, yon eo, Uubuipm 1
peculiar." Another clas of embryo
Vym Crinkle would aay that "Tho
Jlonrlotta'' wa a good play, but it
hardly oumn up In iiitcrcHt to "Aero
tho Ciintlnent" and other of I lint Ilk.
"Omi of thn most mousing exper
iences Mr. Ciiimi and myulf over mid
with ntviier men was In Indian-
apoli," Kind Mr. KiilisiHi, while talking
i 01l t,U Ml,j,,(,t yetor."lar. "You would
naturitllv think that in a town of that
iil.o a piilio would liavn to know his
business. Hut tlii fellow wa adly
luelllclent. Wo presented "TheComadv
of Krrora" thoro and the publio la well
nwaro that wo worked on II for year
before It wa ever produced. Hut we
failed to Impress tint man In question
at all favorab y. lie disliked our act
ing, that of the rest of the company,
.and said that tho play had la-eu bettor
pmsmititd many time In Indianapolis.
Now, any otto who is at all versed in
thi'iilrieal nn mil know that Hob-
I S(,n "lid Cratiti have been the only
one to present it In America in
tho lust ten yciirs, and that it wa
never dono lint verv little . before
'Hang it.' said Mr. Crane, 'what
1 tlie matter with Iho fellowP I don't
mind his lnuliiig fault with us, but we
have a pretty (rood conipnuy. I'll go
and seo him,1 So Mr. Craiui went. 'I
don't like your notice at all, sir,' ho
said to him, 'You say vnu have seen
the play dono belter, Who has done
it belter?' Tho crillo evidently (lis
liked lining pinned down, and said
evasively: 'Oh, lot of people,' 'Dm
wlio?' said Crane. 'Nairn, snmo of
thorn.' 'Well, Janausoliuk,' mild tho
jay. Crane has a keen sense of tho
ridiculous, but lie was too much dis
gusted to laugh on this occasion."
Af (M ntajmlin Tribune.
Why Two Eai' Aro Not ensni'y,
Sound Inivol by waves radiating
from a oenlial point of di.slui'baiicu,
just as waves ruuiulo when a mono Is
dropped into slill water. So far aa the
hearing of each Individual is concerned
tho.su waves move in a direct lino from
tlio cause of llie sound lo his ear, tho
impact being greatest ill tliu car that is
nearest tho source. This being tlio case
a person who totally lost the sense of
hearing In one car, although ho may
imagine that tho dol'oot is of lint Mule,
eoiisoipionc.o, can mil locate tlio direc
tion of a sound to save his life, even
when the center of disturbance is qultn
close to him. Itlind persons leoru to
estimate distances lu a mirprislue'ly
brief period after losing their sight, Tint
xKirlM on disease of tlio oar say that
putsoiis wholly deaf in one ear can
never learn lo csliiuale tlio direction of
.eiv In liooomoilve Kiinliicor.
i A Pennsylvania railroad man says
young men aro selected as tho drivers
of locomotives on fast trains because
old men do not have tho nerve to stand
the strain of the terrible speed of these
trains, and oven tlio nerviest youu"
man gels afraid of thorn after awhile!
Thou they get .to letting up a little in
spood, tho trains run behind time, the
engineers aro given other runs, aud
uuw uiuti arc put on lu their plauus.
Ruling Prices of I'wiliry, Errs and
mil, HOI It, tIKAIN AM) LtMBKIl
Wwl, (Ira 8iftU, Clgvur 8wd( Mlwll
arouHtMlii. Klc, KU.
Kncy creamery , 2o
I'lioico iliuiy -0
Omnium , HtolO
I'lckksl (fill.),... XmSi
KuHtein ccniucry fanfy, . .,
UI. froi.li roll Wi-
New California...,'. , III2,H
Uickuii Hkluia and cream . . , Uw U
Hwim ( lieene, iloineittlc, , , , l' to 10
Voting America Ur.. M
Oregon V ilo , 2il
Cortland I'at. Holler, p. Mil, 8 ".')
Hulein 1I0 tlo II 7i
lliiyton ill) (to 3 tlo
('aftcjollu il' 1 do 3 lift
I ouiitry llrainl. , . 8 fit)
.McMiniivillo,,.. a 7ft
SiiiHTllue ,, , , 1' .Vi
Whit l.ily,,.. a 7ft
Gmlmm , . 3 25
KyoHour 4 60
lb an per ton , ,
Hay " " latlod
(Ir'd Harlcy, per ton, . ,
Mill Chop per ton
Oil Cako Meal ht toil , .
Midi! tr Ion ....
Apple. , ,.
Ilauaiiaa, p. bunch
Uouoim, Cal, p. bx.
do Sicilv, I'. Im. now.
1 Kl S
, 1 fa)
; Lime r bun
dr. (haiiKCit, liivomidoa, . .
j " " redloii ....
i Navel ,
! Malta Wood
: I'eitrtt Hr taix
j I'e tu'lit'N per Irix . , , ,
I'linii ar lli '. ., ,,,
j I'ninc r box
' Waterniulona V ilox
HrawU'rrit1 ' Ik
Harley, wbole, p. ell
j Com, per UK) lb. ,
: Ualf , xood, P- btl
i live, p. 1 (Mi lb nominal . .
1 3m 1
; beat, Valley, p. 10,1 IIm. . 1 -.'tKal Si't,
! do I'.axlern Uro.... UotiK',
Chicken, lurne yoloiK il. 5 oO
! do bro.lent 4 .Woi.'j tat
! do old....... HIMOKI25
; Puck V do 9 1Kb
I (ecM, young Y d a UO(i! (HI
! Turkey, Joiing, y lb, . .. .. I7g
Ora Snod. I! lb
! Timothy , , ti'4iti4
Orcbard (ira , IU 12
IHodTop . . 'S'tJ
i Olue UritHit. I.'itt H
: Knitliol Kyo tiroa 7(t
: Italian do Il'uijtll
' Auatralian do "!(i
i Mintpiito 7ilO
' Millet fl
; llitiicariuii do buMi
j Mixed ltvMi (iraM 12ml.')
' Clovor Sood.a
; lied Clover
I Wbito I'lover
! lvki Clover,...
: Cmiarv , , ,
: Hemp ,
LUMBER -ROUGH AND DRESSED.
Hougb l'el M tlotlO
T. ,V li. Shciitlilmt
No, - flooring.
No. 'i ceiling v
No. 2 malic
No. I flooring
No.' 1 ceiling ,
No. 2 rustic
Over Ii' inches whip (extra)
l!liglbs 40 to 50 " ,
l eiitihl tin " ,
hiniile, cedar, ar ItVK). .,
red cedar, V KHX)
i" WK.W) 00
According to shrinkage. , . . 17-0
Spring clip KUSHI
I.siiiIis mid full ltlotU
Spinach .. .... .,
Tiniiip per k 1 75
TomalooH r box . , . ,
Heans 1Mb 1(1
Bocta In '
t'abbaire II. . . , i'w.S
Cauliflower, er do 1 40(11 1 50
Carrot a per k 1 00
do youiitr do 15
Celery per do.... .,, tlOnH IKI
CuemnlHO'H V' do. , ,, "ft
(iretoi l'cas y lb , . (I
l,cltnco V do . io
Onions f lb i;is
I'olatiMi V MO Ilia 2 25
liadihhc 't ilu. 15
Oiegon Kreneh I'etlto
Apples sun dried ti'H
tlo factory slicetl Cal....
do ovap. 5t) lb boxoa.
11 to 12
(I to 7
IS lo 14
Itliickliei ilea 50 lb boxes. , ,
Cherries pitted. , ,
reaches lilvH, unpTd new..
do ova) orated , . ,
Pears niach diied,
Plum pitted Orog
Oltron, Currants, o.
Currants, Ih bxs or b'ols. .
Hates in boxes
Kind I utes, 15 lb...,
Hnrr X. la much given to upending
Ids time ut tlin club-room indulging to
excess In what Is poetically called the
"flowing howl.", . Curtain lectures have
no ell'eet on him, as lie does not quit
carousing until ho gels through,
Not long slneo, while thus enjoying
himself, a messenger arrived in hot
"llerr X" said ho, "there Is a girl
at your house." ,
'"'Toll her to go awuv. What have I
got to do with tho girlsP 1 urn a re
spectable married man,"
"Hut I mean a baby girl."
"What! Loft an infant at my doorP
Snndittotlio police station. 'Nobody
can blackmail mo,"
"Hut it is your own. Mrs. X. hus
presented you with n girl baby."
"O, sho has, ha sheP Tliat's verv
kind of her. Woll, boys, I guess I'll
Ijnvo to put up a eoujil'o of bottles on
that news," 1 ... ' : ' '
And ho didn't go homo at all that
night. Texas Sifting.
As to l'liigop-Nuit,
The fashionable lliigor-nall I said
to be longer and more pointed than
How tifi") alt K much "'I
mK"ll'uldrmlvo II at
ThalH-t plant food for tlujnw- U
con. tof'wcll-roHo.1 turf "d
uittiiuro In tt'pud pari.
Of all (tnoc for lawn, blu (fr
(Hoinell.u.. called J"' fra) l oub -
lo tha licnt. It I moi.1 J''i il, ".
and i'illy raleil.
Tim way to win a ball I" " PJ"
vour campali,'!!. Tho way to av
iiud lay vour plan durluKtloi Wlnu r.
Tlio man who mako jiwt what tl
market waul will eoino a ?.' '
nearer maklujr lianduuo prollt '
will the man who doe not know wnai
tlio market want.
1 KxiH.rl.mco ha tmijrht E"1""
farmer that llniltor taken from near tl.
top of .hir, whllo oak or ohctunt win
lant niucli lonjior than If out from ti
butt or near It,
H'iok't Mo'inti'iti'i-Uop tho old fact
that thoro hio too many fence, a they
ill- itxpeintlve, lily and harlwir weH.
How to leiwea and linprovtl Ilieiii 1 art
j lulcrestliuopiculioii for tnory vummj
Forlieep.killlngd.g, It It rooom
! mended to build a rail oi llfttwa rullj
j high, slanting Inward. Put J 'f"1
! tinrca of a tliwtt Inside. Tim dog
I can climb up and jump In from llm
ouuldii, but when In can not get out.
When w full of micco In dairying
tho fault I often our own. Aiwa)
I bettor mm whether It I or not, for when
j failure can lie traced to ourmdve tho
i trouble i easily remedied, barring, of
j course, thn miinral ililllculty of oter
i coming our own wtmkue.ev
The rich black liquid that flow off
tho barn yiiid contain tho wealth oj
tho farm. U mIwoi Im-iiI material and
tare It. Tho lo of llijuld niaiiuro I
great, and If avcd would not only add
fertilizing mailer lo tho farm but in
oroaM) the value of aolld.
Thoro I no prollt In rearing or ki.
Ing cattle, except through good feeding
in all eaon of tho jear. No argu
ment I reipilred lo prove the truth of
Ihi iierlloii, for oven sllgliltmt rchVo-
tlon show that protit oome clearly
j only through utiliatloii of final boyoud
j Iho'neceiwily for maliilelnaiico,
j The WiitOra AijrirulHrixt say that
i other breeds of cattlo at leading Wesl
I orn Slate Pair last fall. Tlii shows
j tho Increasing Interest In dairy pro
i iluction. Tim strong oint with tho
1 Hod Pollml and Swl cattle isthal lliey
I ttre gootl dairy cattlo a well a good
beef animal, and thn best milking
j famllie of the Shortdioro are Increa-
ing in popularity in thi country and
; Knroi. Still, iho heof-proiloeer will
j Ignore milk a of litllo couseipieneo,
) Meanwhile the dairy cattle are iu-
creasing in popularity tlio world over.
i President Chamberlain, of Iowa, in,
' (ho (Mo t'ltrnur; t'haiigo bring ex
: ih'iiso and loss in alt thing, csjx'cially
i lu fanning, and shoulil never be mado
! without clear proof of a net advauiago
; to Ihi gainetl. It wilt cost a thrifty
farmer far more than ll.min lo move
; (o ttuother Stato and gel stalled ii well
' again, and another U 0 to learn new
! method for soil mid climate. Will it
j pay to ohaugid Tako tho two Slate of
Ohio and Iowa gritml Male, My ad
I vice to nearly all tho farmer In both
State would Im to tay light wheitt
they are and do tho best they can there."
i A paid road t always to be tleslreil
and I a source of comfort and con
. venlence to every traveler, (iood road
nttraci population, a wt-ll a good
; Hchool and churclie. (iood ji'oad im
prove the value of tlio properly, so
dial I said a farm lying live 'mile
: from market, connected by a bad road,
i i of le value tliau an cipially good
! farm lying ten mile away from llm
market, connected by a good road. A
'larger load can Ihi drawn by one liorso
over a good road than by two over a
hud one. tiood roads encourage tho
greater exchange of product and com-
mnditie between one aection and an-
The wool industry, tho Pviiurtment
i of Agriculture Ihiivk proluilily rrprt
j seals f loo. ix hi, in i per aiiuiim, and the
nativo wool product is four time a
i largo as in ISlitl, w liilo tho average
tleeco Weigh a mueli a two of that
1 tlaltt. Prior to that tinio there wa a
, slow increase of numbers mid small ad
vance lu ipiality or weight. Large
olasse of goods which could not be
produced in this country, n was
claimed by importer and hitlf believed
by coiismiier, aro now inoliiced
here lu nearly full supply of the home
demand. Tl'ielr manufacture was ren
dered possible llrst by tho effect of the
war premium on gold nml afterward
by the inllucuco of tho tariff of 1XU7.
Professor Sanborn says that English
ryo gras, which in tire'at Hrilain is tho
bai' k I mi i in of their hay crop, has the
distinction of being the only grass
methodically improved by selection.
To the Knglish farmer 'it i what
timothy is to us. Ho says in Wttttrn
Jteunti "I have grown it for six
years. No grass spring up so quickly
nflor sowing and grow so rapidly in
tho early Spring. Whoro a lawn is to
bo tpiickly made thi grass is sown
for thi purpose, other lawn grasses bo
ing sown with il. On our soil it yields
well and come well up to timothy for
tliu first year, but it doe not stand at
nil when sown alone, wilhrvo, lodging
almost as flat as though rolled. It will
not Winter as well as tho above named
A new method of dressing chickens
for market is given by a correspondent
of thu Massachusetts "i'louihmiin. The
chlckuu is either beheaded or knifed in
tho throat in tlio ordinary way, ami is
instantly Immersed in a tnli of oold
water and held there unt il lie has ceased
lo kick, when he Is immediately taken
out and the feathers will come out by
the handful, as easily us if scalded.
Care must hu taken to hold the chicken
long enough, hut not too long in tlio
water and remove tho font hers Im
mediately. Tho skin I. not torn or dis
ligurcd in any way, nml tlio dressed
bird presents it particularly attractive
appearance, This was done with
spring chickens of about four noumis'
.weight. It required not over live
minutes to kill and dross a bird la this
An Easter exchange says that the
twigs on many applo am, pear trees
aro allowing tlio result of tho tiro blight
ami they demand attention at once.
The leaves commence dying ami the
ends of the twigs dry up." Thu warning
is given and il should bo speedily heed
ed, for everywhere tho tree shows its
leaves of mourning there is death, and
if the dead Is not takou away from the
living tliu blight will spread until the
entire tree is gone. As yet no euro
lias been fount! for tho disease, but it
makes Its existence known immotllalo
ly and can ho checked by ctiwing oil
tho limbs ns rapidly ns tlioy aro socn
to bo affected and destroying thorn
completely by burning. In this way
tho trees may perhaps bo savnd. The
matter can not afford to wait, however,
for some oonveuiont season.
Secretary Rusk lias received a report
from tho Agricultural Experiment :
Station In Soutliwest Kansas, near liar
don City announcing tlmt it had been
domonsl rated that tho arid lands of tlio
West can be inado productive without
tlio tvid of irrigation. Experiment at
tlio station mimed have proved that the
desert land imirrlgatod will produce
plentiful supplies of grasses nml fmnK9
plants, including sorghum, aud it is l
mGtwS STMIDD STOCK BOOK,
will L'lotr ually a well. "
Tl I. - were lie.-s.ary lo ac o mill-h
i.oldititr tl' ator tlmt ,tt rf" 1
I d4 Im planted .urfaec wa, Wn o.ed
hlowiicawat' and with II mo "
for tin ivto-m tbat Hw ",,,,,, 1r''
.0.' LL il dv rarlh fr-mt
blown away byuw high wind '
..t,. ,1-r Snider. tll
IO em i'"" :- - ,. ,
g ph'enou r -kcd
V,n.an. I Vd to walk mW. '
day in various muenm. cmldu .
would tlio if he a on tut .ni
ntlu.it.-, drew immense ct;owi.. .h.vI ,
.i... 1.1 f..,.,.t.-,.r,l mer oliivwl III H" t
country. Well. Id m c'vo m j
inside iigure on th Snh ,t,' . !
"Along alHiut I lit i';'l' 'V.'l
Snider wa .prong on sgullcle public,
I found mxJn every day runuiog upj.
Hgainst nuietl!ng in tlio paiHtr alxmt;
the womb rfiil bui.ier tiowit in ""-
wh a mall who cooldu'l atop walklog t T(llav B WmhI flirM.tr hf tiMip
loo' enough to eat hi meal. ) pmruaft lit UHnmitu.
Iijtrttn a path around Ui wittago -
six Incht't 'loop w'lh I'll Hr-llial -Mitlge" of London Truth I.Mr.
Itliteraocv. Every day and evory week dvfd tho following letter (mini
I taw thcito storic In llm par. Uj friood in Now York; Tlw newfH (
caif'hl all the exchange editor in Hie here is to loll " ohafcter from '
tMiiiniry and tliolr shear couldn't dig! foot Pve bioi mine dun, of row
into a imiwr fat enough to rip "i
something now alamt SnKior. now iw
wa standing it. how hi gall w in
croasliig. how be !ad refuted ihouanil
of dollar to go lo dim muwnimt. hoar
he proiKwod 10 die ou the track, how
b.olly Id wife aud family felU and all
that sort oi rot, )ou know. Well, at
lluiendof three mouths' H' inusouut
got Solder. All tlii previous adver
tising hadn't cl anything. Ih-sii "f
the kindliest o( the eudutngtt editor.
You know mw Sni.lcr ttrow. 01
course, but do you kuow Ituw the tnap
wasworkeilf : laleni tucpi.iin.v 10 wn imiuDcr.
"No? Thought not. Ye and a j -You mean that 1 might make a f.l
dreamy look crept into the lui.iiuoii of myself someday. Tncrc't not niuj-k
orbs of tlio uiUM'uni man, half senti-1 baim lu (Jilead iu that nggtioB. any
mental, half apeculativfj; ye, tboreiway." "T'he anglot about yourhul
wero two Snider twin brother, prove that your common sense will si
looked Just alike, dressed just alike.) ways be in excea of jour emotion,
While one wa taking his quiet snooe i wa the reply. U' aconifort any ty,
in the little cottage, )ou reuiembor, lie- j to know that my head I stronger t)i
side tlio track, lnaceible to any in the s mv heart, for 1 sliould so despu my-
audience, his brother wa spinning
around th laps at if he
by bloodhounds. This
w icked, wicked, world."
is, truly, a
A Hot Oajr In India.
The hot wind set in early like a
consuming Hns, says a writer in tho
(,'oMcwwii-ory t'tVffl. The large
double windows Mitod open all night,
ami were shut up light in the early
morning, the heavy Venetian door out
sidn tho glas doing their best to her
metically seal the interior from the
glare and heat. Wo had lo start for
our gallop by 5 o'clock or not get it at
all except at the risk of a sunstroke.
Tho courls ninl public office opened at
7. and cloned for the day la-fore noon.
Then each man drove swiftly through
tho fitriiaco of shimmering air to his
darkened and silent home. A linger-
ing bath and a languid breakfast
urougiii 1110 not noursio loclmk. Theionodavto lake the photograph ot a
of the suifiKnttiiig
afternoon wa cinluretl somehow under
tho punka, with tho help of tho endless
uunilicsoi )rtH'is 111 one ollleo lx.
read by chance rays which fiercely
forced an entrance through every chink
in tho double window of gliisa and
wood. About 6 we all met at tho
racquet court, whose high wall at that
time cast a sufficient shadow. A couple
of four-hamletl game (Um doctor was
grown too stout to play) left us steam-
nig ai otery pore nml marking at each
step a damp footprint through our
tennis shoes on tho pavement. Thou
tho delicious plunge in the swimming,
bath in tlio judge's garden, the one mo
ment of freshness looked forward to
throughout the long, exhausting day.
A cheroot and an iced drink a we lay
fanned by tlio servants on long chairs
at the top of the mount ami presently,
almost in a minute, the sun bad once
more hidden his malignant face, and
tho blinding glare of day had given
place to the stilling stillness of night
On the death of the elder Krupp one
of tho lirst acts of Ids son nml suecos
sor was to give to tlio town of Ess,.t
the sum of jL'1.5,t)tK) for public improve
ments, which ho followed bv another
donation of iotUKKl for the civation ol
a fund for the benelit of his sick, dis
aided, or inlirm workmen. The inter
est iu tho welfare of the employes
which was shown in this and simflar
way has been very beneficial to the
firm s Interests. The Krupp gun works
has theluek of the labor market at the
ordinary wages and during the recent
strikes 111 western (iorumny they wore
in no way affected.
W'hUa 100,000 workmen from the
majority of the large establishment iu
tho neighborhood were on strike, cans
ing an entire suspension of work,
Krupp s works novor had to suspend
operations for an hour, though the
total number of persons employed ex
ceods twenty-live thousaud.-tZtiMute
I-ook at Yonr Noso.
A somewhat singular fact has been
t o nose, or rather tho setting of it i.
the face, so to speak. To be strictly
correct, from ,,0 m.lhVs , ,
nose s ottld be exact! UuL lZ'.
tile of the face, and at right a 11 "lea with
a Hue .from the pupil of . C U at
of tho ot her. As a mailer of f,,t it !
rarely or never found thus pi it
is almost invariably a Ihtleot t of he
sl utie " and the fact of it boi.ur so !
ollcn tlmt which lends a pec it.? ex!
1'iion and pitpmoy to tVefuce A
medical wnter points out that there
are anatomical basons why a K
di'viii lou from the trim i nl ,
which is Uiiind to l "centrally lo.
cated" aud accurately straight betwe m
tlio two eyes may, after alf, bo cons
ered an abnormal one; the only nbso
utoly true and correct organ beli.g ia
French Civil Service.
Tho French civil service costs mn
now than it did twenty year 'o 1
eit 1 utter this head was 10,120 000
n tho budge 18,l0 the ' 0-
figures ' or within n tritlo r l1$$
Lt '"''I''" laall t0 bu nothing
EXPERIENCED CODIiTf CAKVASERS
pm, wyE FICED
To llii'k orf r lirfl tltry it nii,',rr,
tkrnlllnf mIc of
GUT THIS OUT
(llrrnls ami ffft-nr wn Mmplm Ui(rt
ill mak jroti iw unmet in s
flmii aiiytbintt Vr olfece.f, (WiIhm
nrm, tlnMldw and jrr.fiibl. J
otict" lo Nt.arwnTrii Si i n.r Co., j
;i;f) FM Strtwl, PonUnd, Ort.jjii.
a ft -;-
PADDING CEMENT ETC
Boiler Casting a Specialty.
1107 Fourth St, Ka.st rortland,Ot.
Mrn are iranmaieu into .ran irmr.
AiongfiHit indicatf a-sthetic iro.1.
ciet aud a rest-rved diiiiloo. Tt
fiMil-a'adlng woman gave me a led
character. She sy I am a d.in;'fn!
flirt, that my tonipcr U haslv, and liau
1 am loo fond of camly. I aked iw
if she could not throw it) fine allnit
tion in the ahajxt of a small good ul
Ity or to. Giving mr bet rota ta
extra tweak that made me M sick ds
4 she thought toy curv indttaiU
j df If ever I married a poor tuanlwr
no better reason than that 1 liked liiia.
) The pror thing to do b tohav
j planter cast taken of jonr right foot,
and then get professor of cbirwiot!j
! to tell you all about yourself. Lary
I well-formed, eynimetriojd ftwt lad
cate breadth of mind and tirniHeif
j purM)e. Mroad-soled. Bat-heeltl fwl
show a grsping disitosition." The
New York girl'a fool is pint, nd
white, aud beautiful, but really utrony.
I thongh It itxtka delicale. The fool ol t
j southern girl haa a small ankle, ki'lt
I instep, curved like bow, aotl lust
j delicate tracery of teiu all over the
smf.uV. Spauish and Cuban aoiaea
J have the moot jterfect feet.
I Mystery of Ihlotrph.
j A well-known photographer trill
1 Touch for the follow ing fact a told is
j the London Tahl- t. He wa called ia
i vomiir trirl of almtit twenty, who had
j ilied a few days
was laid nut 11 j mi 11 a bed with the bamis
clasped over tho breast. IValh had
eonm very gently to her, and. Mcepl
for the stilliieWal.e lay there as if ia
sleep. Somo flowers bail lieen sttvaa
over the hotly, and on the floor by l
fititi, l Ilia 1m.I m,,.I ,.,,,. limr nut in
j black relief agiinst it. wss the coffin,
Tho nltolnirrawlter silently atliusted his
lens anil took the pbotog'niph. I'uiing
the ten minutes needed fur the expos
ure the photographer paced no sntl
down In tho lotrg corritlor outsid the ,
room where the dead girl lay. Whea
lie returneil he saw 011 tho lid of H
ctitlln a Howor, which wa not llifW
liefore. How ditl that flower C
there? No one had entered the wow.
the windows were closed, ami lWt
wa not a breath of air stirring. Way
was the flower now lying on the coiria.
when a few minutes before it wa ca
the la'd between tho hands of the
corpse? Tho photographer listenwl,
but lie could hear no sound except l&
beating of his own heart. Iu a ff
minutes, however, bo determined to
dismiss the question from his mind and
busied himself with packing up his in
strument. Then ho paused possibly
the falling flower had left a trace on
the negative, or. as the day was
gloomy, tho photograph might not 1
quite successful. lie would try again.
A second photograph was taken and
the artist returned home. That night,
sitting up Into in his sludio.he develop
ed lite two negative. The position of
the corpse was not tho same in the iw"
negatives. The photographer strained
his eves, half disMioving the evidence
of his own senses, but there were the
two negatives before him, telling hint
in their silent, unmistakable truthful
ness that between tho taking of the two
photographs tho arm of the dead gtvl
bad distinctly moved. The mvsierv of
tho flower on the collin was solved, hut
it was succeeded by a mystery wort
Kasy Sleight of Hand. i
Take a pack of cards, hat ing ar
ranged the nine of clubs, the ten dia
monds, anil the aee of heart in tl
middle of the puck; then present the
pack to your audience, inducing or
"forcing, " it is called, one to dratf
the nine of clubs, one tho ten of dia
monds, and a third the ace of heart. f
which, having inspected, thev return to
the pack, which is then shnthYd.
An assistant next produces a sword,
the blade of which has been thrut
through three similar cards which are
attaoiied to an elastic cord' fastened lo
the point of tlm sword and the cauls
are drawn down to the hill, behind
winch they aro concealed, while the
tension of Uu, clastic is hold taut by be
ing fastened ill tho sanm place. The
operator then throws the puck of cards
into the nir and thrusts the sword
through thorn, at tlio same instant re
leasing th,, elastio oorti, with the re
sult that tho three cards are drawn up
to a position near the point of the
blade, thus giving tho impression that
they were pierced by passing through
the flying pack. ' 1 0
A Springfield (O.) baggnge-liandler
roughly jostled an elderly gentleman
ami bade him "gut out oi' tlie way."
lhe elderly man was the superintend
ent of the rod, uml when he turned
around thu biiggage-nmn crawled be
luud a truuk and kickod hiuisolt.