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A a V. W.-lNDEl'BSDKNCE
, Lihttfc. No 22, meet ry Mon
day night tn Miwmio halt. All sojtouo-
in il imrn are mwi m aiietnt Hlmt
Milk i,1O wk, Kewrder,
1 T ALLEY LODGF,. SO. J I. O. n
V F.-Mw iu MMmmio hail vrv
i hurdy evening. All tM.I fello c,,r
dially rented t attend. O. W.Stiimi,
Lrox uhhie, no, a, a. f, a
M, Stated vumtiinioiitiu 8tr
ty evening on or before full nkton each
ni.mtti and two wee thereafter, ti, W,
SU.nn, W. M, w, i (Vmoaway, 8y,
I 1 Meet every Wednemlny evening.
All kmght are enr.litill.v invited, v, S
Imgbry, U C BUir Miliar, K. R S
IX.BITLER. 1'UYSICIAN AND
nrtitHiu, Secy, l 8. Hoard uf
Medical Kxatmuer. OlUo hi Otwra
T? I KETl'HCM. M
. U'l rwaulenoe, corner lUilrtuul
and Momuouth eta,, lude peudeuc, Or,
B. JOHNSON. UKStHF.Nl
Dentist - Ail work warranted to
bit the heat ( iitactiu
J, LF.K, PHYSICIAN AND Sl'R-
Btfon. U. H. examining surgeon.
Ortio over indepeudvuee National Hunk
GEO. A. SMITH. ATTORNEY AT
Law. Will practice in nil atale
aud federal court. Abtret of tilli"
furuwbeJ. Office owr Intipmieiio
SIBLEY E.1K1S. AT
toroeytatLaw. We haw tb only
el or alxilraol tm in I'uU omnty.
HVIiatle abntraott (urDwIied. Aloimy In
kiaii: do cumiiiaioo charued ou limn.
OtllM, tooiuti 2 and 3 Wilauu'a block,
A M. HURLEY, ATTORNEY AND
"Y. CnuiiMlr at la. vniliv, ih'si
to ladeiM-udeiice Niitiuutil Itunk, Iml
BOXHAM HOLM KM. ATTOR
iwy at U. OtUiw tn Bnali'a
bl.ick, tetwtN-n Htnte and Cuurt. on Cm
Diercial atrwt, rtaletn, Or.
SASH ANI DOORS.
A It ITCH ELL A BOIIAXNOX. MAN,
1Y1 nfaoinrcra o( awii and ilxir
Ali, twroll anwiiiK. Main atrrvt, imlt
JT ami Muncriiitmiib'tit. All cliarurn
rwMHonable, and tIrl-oln work tiniiriui
toed. Dalla, Oregon.
I. BUTLER. COUNTY SL'lt
I . eyor and Civil EKin'pr. All
mil- nrmnntlv uriHwered. Auureaa we
at DalhiB, Or.
T- T. HESKLE. THE BARBER
M, opptjaite opera iiouae, IiKlepeti
A B. CHERRY, WATCHMAKER
J . and Jnwelcf.with 1'nlterann Brm,
r- tt: tiosner SIOXMOUTH. OR..
M in iilwiiiK reiily to dn niii'tiim
work, eitht r in Hie city ur coilntiy, nl
WO, HIUJU AN. '..MERCHAXI
. Tailor, Oalrwr, war ((..Ktollli
Kmtfl in any atjlH mii'le loonier nt ik"
aoni.lile ritte-i. ;
iVI ed in Monnioiitli.wbi'W) hIic willeoli
dnnr. a drprtwni'ikiriH wtuliIiKlirni nt In the
Polk-floiinty-tiiiiik liuildinif, ooiitlieii"!
comer, ti) a iiira.
ST. CHARLES' HOTEL, POHT
land, Oragon. 0. W. Knowlea,
proprietor. The IcnditiB botel of tlie
Dortbweat. Fireproof. Hydraulic ele
vator. Newly furnialied. flood realnur
aul eonnnoiud. WJ rooms. Cor. Front
and Morrison etreets, ,
$2.00 IVr Year.
SLOrKR i 8'1'AfLETON, OF INDE
tiul..ns lmvuii f li Ntmt im.
pn.Ta im liwl tlraiiiiR lut, nml Hr
pr.-IM.nHl U.Ik.w wlta, drill Mmmiih
P-.w,.r i-Uut , vik c.,H.ty. Our prkM
Commenced Business March 4, 1889.
fj.tAi.ii.Hr4t NntKianJ Auttourtty.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
r. tvurwt. u w. HouKitTMtw,
W. II HAW;t,KV, t'hlr.
.H,t'..tr, U W.I!ol.rtm,lwl ilelmtck
U. W. Wliilialor, w. W. cllin.
A Ihilirul lu.hbki.tf k,uii. i i ...ii ,
mil Mid mat U'bimtfw mi Mil ImtHirlMHi
Is i.v,iu owlvint Mihlis.t t i'h-li or on evr-
tlUUlkll UdllK. !
Capital Stuck, $50,000.00.
11. nia-y iiiiKiut,
W. . CON N A W A Y
A (t.'ii,-rl banking mid xhiiir bunlumt
Irmi.tt. i.M, Iww mart, IiiIIk dlmiuntnl.ntni.
nmrt'lal .rv.lu (muli tt: itiKwlu rmlvd an
eurrrnt mmm nulijwl to rlink, lnlfrmt tUd
Jiwhua M IiaiiM, , It, JaoiwmHi, A. 1
UutHttiian, II. Illrhlwrg, A. Nclmn,
T.J. Ie. I. A. AllfO.
NCORPQRATEO UNDER TMt UWS OF OREfiOR
1. A. M ACRt H I'nwliliml
I'. I.. CA ! I'HKI.I. VtMkl'nn.
UV. c. wisi.l. ...('lilr
PAID CAPITAL, $25,000.
I A.Mtu-rum, I'. UCampMI, I.M.HInima
i. ti, v. niitivr, J. it. Htuiiip, r. m, I'uwdii
A 'iiirnl ImnkliiK nml FitmiiKO biulnmu
Irttn-MM'tfHl; lnHtm iiimtn; ,lt.MMllit rwctlvnl
(iltijii't I' i rhivk it imi riTlllUwIe ul Ui'JkmII;
lutnl uaiiI on tlmr ,ti'iMtt
Klr in,f vmilt ami burglar pniof naflj,
r,'iirut bv Vp lliim l'k.
ttltttw lfounv t a. in. I" 4 p. m.
OO YOU WANT TO ADOPT A BABTt
.Mnytwi yon think ttila ti a new bunlimm,
lHti.lliiif.iul lnil'liiinnpiHiillnn; II hati lmn
lion,. t4fitm. hi.wwtir, lint n.vnr liavn tbiMa
ftirtiltHi t,.m w ninrrhnriKlimlini'kM
llii tno. Kroryonf will rii imin, " Wrlll
tint h thu fiwrtt-i,! tmliy I nvnr h P Thla
hiflf tiiKak-nrt-whit wwmvtng ran viva
yn lint a fiifnl MUm r tlHirxiiulKltttfiiiiruiHl,
IMA llIBl, "
whlnh we proiiio tn tenil to ynu
tin I.. n iiiilil. Tiih lltllu darlinir rr
a pillow, mifl la In Hmi at of ilrawinir nil lu
pink ock, the mataof which has Ix'ii pullnit
i .rT ami linn iutl'la Willi a triumphant oou.
Thiilii-ah tiiitaamiNirriiflt. and tlmflyiiiriilliiw
you, no irmtoir wlinm ymi annul. Tlicnniiil
(IttinipniUiiutloiMof thin irr.nti'Btpaliitlnirot
Ma Winnrli ith inmt (H-'IbIitoIkiI of imxlcrn
piilntiTxi.nmliy llfmarn to Ik- iflwn tolhiuw
who iiilxtorllio to Iniwr'iit'a Viimlly Minra
alnu for pit. Tho nproliictlona cannot be
toll from the oi Ik-IuhI, wlil. h uwt u. and
nrn thu wimo slut il7x!fl Inoln). The Iwhy la
lifn l.n. anil almoliiti'ly llfiaikB. We have
all") hi prepmtil Ion, to piownt to our aut
nci ilwni ilm lng lwel, ottuT arml nlctiirin by
inch nrtiatatw Percy Miirnn.Mttiiil lliuiiphrey,
boula l)iwliaiii, anil otlwraof worlil-wlilc
r iMwn. Tiilte only two einuiphu of what
weiliililorliiK the pimt year, "A Ynnl of Pirn,
ulid," and "A Whim flmnietin-hUI" by the
wllnot Prnalitent lliuHwjn, and yo)i will wo
whnt our proiiili' meiin. ,
ti . (Mm will nrutRwH h uiilli-rv ol ex
I h'WnwIIOHU'H'TltM'Ior ucmnri'iw i-imiii
iiiililm work of art of areat value, liialile 0
Miiaiizine tlmt ciiiiimt be eoiiHled tr any In
Mm world for It" liotti 1 1 If lit illiiHtnitlonii mid
ed ftn all Hi toplca r tho ilny, nml all the
nulH and dlirurant items of liiti)i'et iiBout the
hmin.holil, tawlilea fiiriilxliiiiR liiiartiatlna
rnmllinr matter, both iriuve and iray.fortlu
wholo fmnlly: anil while Demerol's IB mil
a fiinhlon MiiKii.lne, II fiiahlnu aiir;a ire per
fect, and wn x've you, free nfrvin, all lepi";
tenia you wlfli to un durlnir t he year, nml
lu any aixn you cho"-. Hi nd In yoili ;i h
mirlnt Ion at oneft, only t and you wl tre i II)
ifi-t over In value, Addnwa the puHlaeer.
V.', .leiioliura DeiiKircHt, 15 Kiixt, Nth HI;. M;w
fork If you arc iiiiiieiiiiilnted w Ihi tin
Minraxliiu. aiuU lOccim for u mwclun nk.'"nv
...tts,i ilml w II Ui'fiiKivei'vi.ie Hom
TRUCK AND DRAY.
ill & SUITS
City Trusk and Transfer Co.
IliiiiliiiK of nil Kinds Done! at
IfcilMomiblo liiitoH. "I
Agents for the 0. P. floats;
All lillla miiHt, boHcltlcd by tbo lOtlioi
One Hiindreil Acrea Knoiiuh,
AHinall fiinn, two and a Jmlf mIK
from (own wlildi Ih sullaldo for fruit
riiialiiK, vi'Kiituble Kiirdcn, or Ketioral
fnniiii ram be purelitiHud on rcnHOiui
lilo tvrniH. Jniiin of Folk County
Land Co., F. A. I'atturHoit, inaimgur. ,
INDEPENDENCE, POLK COUNTY, OREGON, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, lr92,
In yvmr pwkoi, n. yt will ntwur bv
Be on I Tim
You pn buy waU-km anil birl nf A. A
Kramer, at IttMliMr Mnlly'a minarkahlt
clirapjitai now. lioiiu doitty nmktni a w-
SO II Oil Im
HAW MIL LH.
A. PIIKHCOTT. i J. A. VKNKHA
FIR and HRDWOOD,
J. A. WHEEiER, . Manager.
WHIamette Real Estate Co,
Traiioarla a i'f rid Itial Katato Himl
mwH, buyaaiii Ua rrierty, wtwtii
Con vrf mice HuhIiioiu.
Fartlva bauiiif J
Mud it to tlicltelvuiiUttfe to
List Tielr Property
With tbla ('(iiimiiy, an tbey are dully
aeiiilliil lb of land eaat, thiia plnc
liiir diwlnitle proiMfrty before the ivab
duiiUuf ttf Iwt.
JAMES Ol I WON,
J. W. KlHQIiAND. I'reelileiil.
eralifni'd would aav Hint we
!! to do all kliula of
nwt reaaoimble rutua. Give ua
-S & HILLARD,
I Succauon to E. B. Krangla
DR. S.A. MULKEY
Tho nrnreiudnll nrilellt'fd 111 111! Il lll'lllll'lirB
All Irreirnliirltle" l Urn ''Veth KMillilren'a In
niriUeiliii'i il ven Hlll'i'llt llttent nit, (1111,11.
HII,VMI nillimaanil ( 1111,1) CltuWNHiiKiw.
Inlty, t'liile work "( uchi i)iiiiiuy mower
Mot'ul. HallNfaellnn aiiiiriinteed, J'KHTII
KXrilACl'KO WITHOUT PAIN.
Offlee Cor. Main and Mnimioiitli Slreela,
over O'llnmicll'H Hardware Store.
J. R. COOPER
Of Independence, having a statin
engine, a brick machine and several
acres of finest clay, is now prepared
to keep on hand a fine quality of
Brick, which will be sold at reason
i ticiii JFIRM.
Tlx, 11. .1
At tb i
ml , i '
fflV. N"' '-'A
CLOSE BUYERS, !
HERE IS YOUR CHANCE.
The time has come when
we must make preparations
for our immense Holiday trade.
Our storage room is "chuck"
full of ;
That must come down 'and
be displayed on the counters.
We must condense and re
duce our present stock. To
reduce it quickly to induce
you to immediate purchase
we make liberal reductions in
price that every person who
cares to economize should profit
by these undervalue prices.
Until otir object in completed
you cau hnvproportioiitttely
a)tnikintf ft worth of goodtt for
ti of j our niouey, ,
Btr CELEHHATE1) AUTHORS.
K , '
GIVEN FREE AS PREMIUMS TO
. NEW SUBSCRIBERS.
READ OUR LIBERAL OFFERS
It i the opportunity ot a lifetime to
mcure n acleotton ot itmudurd work and
an excellent perlwlicul at a nominal eoU
waiter Ueaant ilia Humbling u( tha Mem.
I Charlce rilckena 1 he
4 Wilkle Collina The JIIukIc Swclaclce,
i t'liarlone M. Ilrnrnie AIIriilien( I.ove.
6 M, K. PrnililnnUi-nrKeC'auliield'ajuurney,
7 S. T. Coleridge The Kliymo o( tha Ancient
a Illnrniitjcrne BJornwu The Wedding Murch.
9 Ilmniit and Rice The Ten Veara aniT Tenant,
in Clmrli' Dlckena .Skctchea of Young Couplet,
ii Mri, Korreittrr In a Country Home.
ii R. R. Kranclllnn Kmher'a Glove.
13 Kmlle GulwirUu Mux's Marrlnue. '
14 Cliarlra Gihlion In Pniitureii Green.
15 Thoiniii Hardy V hat the Shepherd Saw, '
16 Mary Cecil Hay In the Hnlidaye.
11 Captain Marrvat The Three Ciittrri.
18 Helen Ii, Malliern Tha Land u' the Leal,
No, Author, Title.
10 Mlaa Mulock In a Home Boat.
.0 Mrn, Olliihant Kartlibnund.
Oulda Llllle Grand and the Marchlnneu.
1 F.W. KoblnaonTlie Kar-maidat Hattleton
j Alfred Lord Tennyimn The Lover'a Tale.
4 MlM Tni koray Out of the World.
I Annie Thomat The Myitery, and other
6 Mini Mulock-The Self Seer.
7 Mr.. J, H. Kldilill-Mlu Mntlny'e Mlihop.
B Katherlne S, Macquold Poor Roger.
0 The "Duchciw" Now Snook Got Out Of It
30 A Conan Doyle My Friend, The Murderer.
91 Charlea Dickena The Chimee,
31 Charlotte M. Hraeiae A Gilded Sin.
93 bcaaiitand Rice Sliepherd. all anil Maiden.
34 Helen B. Mather-A He Cometh Up Tha
SOI OF THE ABOVE
To every ctellnauent ubaorlber who will pay up between now and January
1, 1892. ona book given for every month ovar six montha
TEN BOOKS GIVEN FOB ONE NEW SUBSCRIBER,
, Paying one year-Jn advanoe.
One thouaand volumea have boon ordered from New York'and will arrive
hero about Deoember 20, 18S2,
.- ..m V
No, Author. Title.
35 Anthony 'I'rullope Why Frau Frohmann
Kaitea Her Price,
$6 CharleaDlckena Three Detective Anecdote
37 Violet Wytho -A Wavering Image.
38 Mr, Porreater The Turn of Fortune'
30 T. DeWItt Talmage-Nlght Side of New
40 MIm Mulock HI Little Mother,
41 Katherlne S. Macquold The Awakening,
41 Mary Cecil Hay Reaping the Whirlwind,
43 Mm. ForrcMer Queen KlTiabeth'a Garden,
44 Charlee Dlckent The flattie of Life.
43 Wilkle Collin.-A Shocking Story,
47 Ml. Mulock The I.a.t of tha Ruthven.
48 Mary Cecil Hay A Little Averaiun.
49 Oulda The Little Karl,
50 Beaant and Rice The Cue of Mr, Lucre ft.
BOOKS GIVEN AKtY
THE RAMONET DUEL.
An Insult Which Called for
Meeting With Swords.
A ftUWOMED ( OWAKIVH BRAVF.RT.
Ilia Taa Nmaaa Kaaaged la a DUea-loa Wklrk
tuM la a Mht.-Th lattaded Mart
lU aat Tak rtam.
Tbemaaaerof giving, aayi the poet,
le of more Importance than the ctft. 1
think, however, that when the thing re
ceived tt a blow ou the face the diallne
Uon In not likely to be appreciated by
the reclpionu. Tlila waa M. Ramonet'i
opinion and he had had experience,
He waa dining in a reataurant with hie
friend fVigimt, Ulouaaetu and Mon
fate, and the find named peraon had in
the hut of argmtient ttrut k him on the
face. The proprietor of the raataurant,
not waning i nave any aiataroaoee, re
queated the party to adjourn to a itoall
room op atalra for the purpoae of aot-
uiiig uie uimuuity,
Olouaaonx opened the dlacttaahtn, aay
Ing auinily, 'Itaoema to me, gcntltmien,
that my friend Ramonat cannot be ei-
iietited to take blow withotit demand
"Or he might bring a lult for dam.
age," aalil Monpate more mildly,
"Yee, of cotiraol" crind Ramonet and
Pelgnot, both evidently prefurrtng the
laai named tnnaaare.
"I ahall teak "of that later," aaid
Ulooaaaox and a algh of relief earajK'd
tua partie uioai concerned, "but we
tinutt flrat," he added, "aacertaln whether
M. I'eignot la willing to ajMjIogixe to toy
"1 ihould atscept," aald the injured man
timidly, bnt I'etgnot, thinking he al
luded to twenty-live franc damairat.
"Very well." aaid QlotuMux briakly.
"That being the eaae we umat now de
cide whother the aaaault conatutd a
lap or a blow, aa there la a great differ
nce bctwaon the two,"
Pelgnot thought the difference might
oonaiat of a hundred franc in the way
of (laiuiigwa, o he haateued to declare
that it waa merely a lap, while liamo
net remarked, "All I know about tt it
that t saw etara."
"It la the law In affaire of honor."
aid Olouaaaui, "that a tlap call for a
peraonal meeting, while a blow U mere
ly the act of a boor and may be referred
to the police for jpetiaJry.'
t Ramoaat and Pelgnot on hearing tbla
exelalmed einmltaoeonily that it wa a
blow, but Ulotiaaeui begged them not
to epeak haatily and thau added! ,
"A Mow with the ttt prodooea dntl.
olid thud, whereae a elan It aharp and
reeoundtng. Now 1 will leave It to
Monpate to lay whether it aounded like
pouf or llkeolackr
The gentleman appealed to replied
that truth compelled him to aay that
be had heard olackt
"DldBf that," aald Olrmaeem trl
amplmntly, "it U evidtmt front the red
mark on my friend' left cheek that It
wa a alvp he m-eivad. We have now,
gentlumun, nothing more to do bnt to
arrange the dtftail of the meeting.
Monpate, yon and I are willing to act
a aecomla, are we notr
Here Raiuonet, evidently enlightened
by the (tare he had aeen, opened hi lip
to auggnat a ooinpromite, bnt Monpate
"Will you take ui, or do you prefer to
avek Other? No? Very well, we ac
cept the honor you offer n."
"And a grave reaponalbility it la,"
adilud Olouaaenx; "the live of two fel
low creator! are concerned."
Tha ectmil couveraed In whlnxir for
a few minute, and then Ulouaaoux re
marked: "Kiimoiiet, you have the choice of
anna, and I counsel you to select
"At how many paceaP gitaped Pcig
not. "Thre ie no queatlon of pace," ex
plained Monpnle. "That ia only wlion
piatola are need. The awonl ia infinitely
preferable, fur it aclrtoin kill, but al
"And In neither cnae render the com
batant ritlicnloua," added Ulonaautix.
"1 shn.ll attnd to the weapon, and
Monpnle will eiiKiige the anrgeon."
"The auigeiui!" repeated Ratuonet nn
eaaily. "Cevtninly, lint yon need not worry
alKiut auythvng Ivave It all to u. You
have nothing todo'btit to go to the ap-
Siintetl place ut the appointed hour,
ow, my friend, hold up your head
and wulk proudly through that crowd
of jourimlihta down alaira, and let those
who witnceaed the Insult you received
aim) nee that you have exacted satisfac
tion aa liBcoiuiw a gentleman
"Could we not go out by the aide
doorf" naked Kamouet gloomily.
"Yea. I know the way, Follow ran,"
aaid Pelgnot, uud tliey caped without
returning to the dining room,
The next morning ut preciaely half
Litat 10 a carriage stopped at a abort
(tiataiice from the spot agrend upon, and
the aucoiida aJightud, followed by the
phyaiciaii; Ulonaseux carried the sword
untied- hla cloak.
After a abort walk tliuy reached the
spot, uud Dr. KuuhhcIR a jolly, round
faced peraon, aaid cheerily!
"At the watchman s cottage there la a
well stocked barnyard and an excellent
nanpond. 1 have ueeu thert before.
While we wuit I will go and order din
ner, Do you like duck?"
"Very much," aid Olouasoux, "but
tuppose they arrive while you are gone,"
"No, our principals.''
"They can begin without me, Do you
prefer the i roasted or fricasseed? How
would eela go with onions? Do you like
"I adore thorn," aaid Monpate; "but
you can lianlly gut hack iu time, and
you will certainly ho needed,"
"Do you apprehend serious conse
uuuuceH?" asked the doctor in surprise.
"Are the combatant very dery?"
"Hardly that," replied Glousseux
alowly, "but my prlucipal is a man of
"And mine ia full of pluck," added
"Very wolll FiBh, eel a la matelotte,
roast dnclc," said the doctor. "I shall
not be gone long," and he hurried away.
The hour fixed for the arrival of the
"Your watch is fast," laid GIouhubux,
and after wailing a little he announced,
"In five minute they will be here," but
they were not.
Glousseux paced up and down impa
tiently and Monpate smpked a cigar in
sullen silence. Ten minute passed, fif
teen, twenty-five, and yet the combat
ant di'd not come. Glousseux looked
at hi watch, hold it up to Monpate and
said in a slightly Ironical .toqej
Five Cents Per Copy.
Highest of all in Leavening
"Your man ha not arrlvedl"
"Nor your," retorted the other.
'He hat been detained, that is all. Be
quite sure he will explain satisfactorily."
"Bo will mine."
"It ia hardly probable that both should
meet with delay," muttered Glotuv
"Very true, bnt why not M. Pelgnot?"
"And why not M. Ramonetr
"How do 1 know that he hi tended to
come at all?"
"Bir? I can answer for my friend's
"But not for bia courage! Very likely
he 1 now seated tn hi armchair at
"And where ia your friend, may I
"Your tone is insulting, air, and I do
not brook InaulU any more than my
"If you are not more ready to resent
them than be is"
"M. Monpate, it is enough. I demand
"Certainly, yon shall have it when
ever yon wih."
"I wish it now!"
The next tuatant they had tbrqwn off
their coata, eetsod the sword and begun
to fight. Just then Rajjonet and Pieg
not appeared on the ekvae. They were
walking arm in arm and convening
cheerfully, and whan they caught sight
of the combatanta they exclaimed in
urpruie: "Ktopl Stop!"
At the same moment Dr. Rouaaelle
arrived, braathltwe but radiant. "It
will he delirious," be began, and then
added In dismay! "so they have begun
It without waiting for mel
"Stop them!" cried Ramonet and
Pelgnot, and the combataut. hearing
them, left on brandishing the sworda.
"Ah, here ia tha uiau you suspected
of cowardice," eried Qlouux, and
Ramonat exclaimed, "Absurd," with an
air of great dignity. '
"Ber is he whose honor yon i
sailed," said MonpaW-
"He was (peaking tn Jest," oUard
The two seconds looked at each other
for a minute and bunt into peal of
"What la the oae of our fighting with
each other tn defence of these two cow
ardaf" oried Glowuenx.
"Permit me" began Peignot, bat
Monpate interrupted him withi
"I will permit you to do nothing ex
cept pay tor the dinner."
"The duck are roasting, and the
nintclotte 1 excellent," said the doctor.
"Come, let u go, or everything will be
spoiled. Everybody's honor ia vindi
cated, I am sure,"
"Ernest, are yon satisfied?" asked
"Porfectly so, Alfred," wa Peignot's
- Then the whole party shook hand and
went off in high spirit. Translated
from the French of Jules Moinaux by
Isabel Smithaon for Romance.
Tin of III Talk.
At a recent trial In Scotland a certain
lady got Into the witneaa box to be ex
amined, when the following conversa
tion took place between her and the op
posing counsel: .
Counsel How old are you?
Mis Jane Ob, weel, ir, I am an un
married woman, and dlnna think it right
to answer that question,
Tire Judge Oh, yea, answer the gen
tleman. How old are you?
Mia Jane Weel-a-woel, I am fifty.
Counsel Are you not more?
Mis Jane Weel, I am sixty.
The inquisitive lawyer Btill further
asked if she hud any hows of gotting
married, to which Miss Jane replied:
"Weel, sir, I winna tell a lee; I hlnna
lost hope yet," scornfully adding, "but
1 widna marry yon, for I am sick and
tired o' your palaver already." London
A Ktng'a MlMrabla Kail.
Louis XI, after having by open mur
der or secret assassination rid himself
of the moat powerful nobility of France,
died lu tiiisevnblo fees, begging hi
physician to do something for him.
During his last day he sent for St
Francis of Paula, and offered him un
told riches to intercede with heaven for
a further loaso of life. 8t, Louis Globe
Democrat Ail lntaraatlng Rumor Abuut Tea.
A Chinese ofllcial, high in authority,
states that it is customary to preserve
dead bodies by inclosing them iu a box
of tea. This tea is afterward collected
and shipped to and sold in foreign
count rloa. The vessels containing it are
distinguished by a private mark known
only to the natives. Yankee Blade.
THE BEET-SUGAR INDUSTRY.
Continued from last week.
But the supply of -the home article Is
not the only advantage to be gained.
I refer to the eireot of the beet orop on
the soil. Properly carried on; the cul
tlvatlou of the augur beet Is greatly
beneficial to nil other ogrloullure. The
deep and careful cultivation which the
beet requires greatly Improves the
land, the noil becoming thereby deep:
eued and tho disintegration and solu
tion of the mineral constituents
greatly accelerated. The tap root of
the beet descends to a great depth
loosening tho soli which most otbor
plants fall to reach. The nourish
ment thus obtained passes partly into
the leaves and Is left with them on the
ground at the time of harvest, I and
to-day in Europe the farmers are
anxious to plant beets, as they find
their next orop grown on the same soil
la increased 83 per cent. The pulp,
after the sugar Is removed, m akes an
excellent food for fattening cattle, and
can be sold to the farmers for little on
nothing after paying them liberally
for the privilege of extraotiog the
We have n operation this fall . three
beet sugar factories, enoh with ft ca
pacity of 800 tous of beets dully, besides
i i i v y i i j ask. -
Power, Latest U. S. Gov't Report '
which each factory usee about fifty ton
of taml and forty tons of limestone
daily, spending In the Immediate
nelgblairhood of tlie factory each and
every day upwards of fSXJO among the
farmer for the beet and laborer
working In the factory, keeping that
amount at home which formerly
found Ita way to tbe pockets of the
Kuropeun farmers and laborer, Tbla
large sum la distributed In tbe com
munity immediately surrounding each
one of our factorlee, and the result baa
beeu to build up tbe towns where our
factories are located aa well as the sur
rounding farming district; these town
in turn build up tbe State. Hlnce tho
establishment of Mir factories, in each
community whre altuuted the demand
for labor has so far exceeded the
supply that not a single individual
wishing to work baa lucked the oppor
tunity of finding remunerative em
ployment cither iu tbe field or factory.
The Oxnard Boot Sugar Company, lo
cated at Grand Island, Neb., waa
built and operated for a short time
last year, working very satisfactorily.
This year our company ha built two
new factories, locating them at Nor
folk, .Neb., and Ciiiuo, Cul. Both
faciorlea commenced operation for tbo
n rsninie tins yenr ana are now turn
ing out a atuuiiurd grade of line white
granulated augur, which sells readily
iu couijicUtloii with the sugar offered
by the large roll iierit. We expect to
manufacture tt.uot),) pounds ol granu
lated sugar in our three factories this
year, besides ours there are three
other beet augur factories at present in
uiierutioii, and Um number will bo
largely lucreuaed next year, spreading:
all over the uortbern and central pr
tiou of the I nlled Ktatea, It is with
pleasure that 1 vain luforiu you, after
a very careful aUnly of the subject and
practical trhd of same, that a moat
brllliaut future and speedy develupe
meul awaits tbla now industry. .
at Rati lot lses.
Following ia the roll, Including all
property In Folk county that is aattesaed
at over $500, and which will be contin
ued from Week to week until finished :
Holman A II... . .... .... ., 1,858
Holme Mrs N 8,078
Holme Hayue 1,080
Hill J J 1,298
Hatch E T 7,000
Holme A M.... 8,691
Hawley estate 4,810
Heddiug Fred 1,720
Henry DG , 8,489
HigglnaEC , 1,255
Hunt J T 1,005
HoagCH , 633
Hubbard J It 2,789
Irvine Mrs Dora 800
Irvine 8 B 875
Ireland T A 6,276
Ireland VV P.. 8,702
Jiickson Geo 500
Jones Morris 3,735
Johnson GW 2,799
JeltVies Dr.. 8,990
Jackson Battle 600
Jackson EH... 613
Johnson Josinn , 8,500
Johusou Fred... 2,035
Johnson Mrs P A...... 1,507
Johnson J 1,650
Jordan J 1,251
Jeffries T 4,015
Jones Cyrus 7,030
Jellries Susan 1,170
Joues M T 1,950
Jouulngs Thos 1,345
James J T 8,140
Kurre Peter 4,028
Klines LB 690
Kliever Frank 1,228
Kirkpatrlck O C 1,350
Kiuisey Anson 4,350
Kens J W 1,040
Kays F M 600
Klrklaud J W 2,070
Ketolium E L.,.. ..,.,... 1,369
KrengolEE . 2,130
Klemsen & Clodl'elter 3,630
Kleiusuii D M., 640
KeytEC Jr ; 605
Kelly JD.... ..'.,..., 9,711
Kdty Hawley & Co.. 1,500
Kcyt E C 66,675
KlrkwoodT T .,.'..,...,,... 780
Leauo Martin 830
LeeJ W.....' 867
Lee Wilson 2,021
Lewis J C 1,230
Lemon L. 4,925
Leveus rsnuo. 7,607
LcvensMm E... 790
Lyle estate.! 7,380
Love CP 8,000
Lewis J W 4,020
Loe Joseph ,. 2,221
LafolletClios.., , ,., 4,310
Leach J F ...i 1,659
Loose Fred 4,805
LeaboA C... 610
Link FA,.... 1,951
Lines Mrs M 8... 625
Lombard B 8,000
Lewis F M 1,304
Lewis J H , 1,897
Lewis DW 2,158
Llndernian J P........ 1,140
Llndernian J A 8,815
Luther NR.. 631
Llndernian J F 1,400
Lucas Frank. 2,126
LlvermoreL B.'i. ....... 10,275
McLaughlin W N 887
Murphy JJ W 6,750
McElraurry 1 12,450