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nrtfat. Aa n mntlcr of fnct very Uttlo
I of lils llfo hns been spent In America,
i lie wna born' In 185(3 In Florence. As n
fellow nrtlst ouco wrote, "Ills fnlry
Bodmotherrt necni to linvo divined tbnt
lie wns to becomo n arent nrtlst nnd
... . 11 n..i 1. 1 AM . i.i . i. -1
( nuw iu ii kuiib urn uus biiuuiu kul iuvu
first cllninso of the world In one of tho .
I itinaf. lionllllftll nf Mm nlirlnna nf nrt " .
ON. CIUUNCKV M. DnPBW'S rng pnrcnts wcro Ainerlcnns, tracing
nrn Mint.' I fit? M Htrfillf? , n.) i i. t n
In the JVetvj
friends nro making Hirong
flglit In favor of bis cnndldncy
f.ir n new tenu In tho United
Ktnlc pciinte. Kx-Gnvcruor Prank S.
it ick of New York Is his only oppo
nent. n,,ior I,r,,cw ici n torsr
",.m,t n cardener on his estnto oil tho
ttu.l'on who owes his portion to n
I over retort. The man had been cm
1 ployed In n menial
portion. Ono day
lie approached the
enntor and nsked
for n recommenda
had n nolo prepared
nnd Blncd It. Tho
man took tlio letter
nnd read It without
Don't you think It
n.krd lil employer.
"Oli It couldn't bo better than you
maJe'lt," Mid the man. "but"-
llut what?" paid Mr Drpew, mir
nrlscil at ' wnn'a nudaelty.
"Well, sir," paid the man In n ilepre
catnip tone. "It nceiim ho good, ulr, that
me something neiier io uu u.i
ftrondh of n reeommeiidntlon
their nnccstry back to tho earliest colo-
lilsts. He wns odticnted In Prance, nnd
his studio hns beeri for innny years In
linden, Yet there Is nn American nt
mosplicro about hl work that Is held
to Justify his classification ns nn Aniop
lean nrtlst. Snrgcnt Is pnsslountcly
f ...A t l- tf l ........ - I.IM ........ t
to bis piano, nnd his command of uiu
ileal art seems almost equal to bis
mastery of Hint of tho painter.
Itepresontntlvo John James Jenkins
f Wisconsin Is ono of tho llcpubllcnn
Members of tho committee from the
louse of representatives which Is to
Miiduct tho prosecution of Judgo
Charles Swayno In tho Impeachment
proceedings In tho sennte. Mr. Jen
kins was n laborer In tho pine woods
jf Wisconsin nbottt thirty years ngo.
tlo wus born In Weymouth, England,
In IS in, nnd in lsr.il ills family came
bcTng only flvo feet
eight Inches. As Sur
geon Vcr Mulcn con
sidered the mnttor
ho remembered that
longlctters to tho na
vy department wcro
not nlwnys given
that prompt atten
tion ho thought
should bo nfforded
In the present In
w. e. ciiANDi.nn. ntnnce, so he deter
mined to approach the nuthorltles In n
manner novel enough to Impress them
with tho gravity of the situation. So
ho addressed his nuperlor ofllccr In this
Tlio Ilonorabto tho Secretary of tho Navy!
Sir Length of surgeon, six fcot four,
height of wardrobe, nvo fort eight, ne
glectfully. 13. C, VKll MW.EN,
Assistant Burgeon, U. 8. N.
Shortly after tho nnvy department
dotnebed Ver Mulcn "until bucIi tlmo
ns n raoro suitable ship could be found
for his assignment."
Jenkins. Getieml I.ee
lie did not recall tlie
The members of tho International
comtaMon which has assembled In
I'urU to Itnesllgato the Dogger bank
affnirnreiill men of eseoptlonnl knowl
hltc of maritime law ns well ns naval
iffiilM In general. Tho Itiuuliiii mem
ber of the coinmllon, Admiral judic
ial Kntnnkofr, has held Important com-,
niM-us In the naval service of litis- (
flantul l retmixleil in one of tho nblest i
offlcert In that branch of thu czar's ,
Me Is of Judicial torn- ,
wramcnt and conciliatory nmiiiu-r nnd cousin legislator by n friend.
Dillon. "I enw you ouco u good ii
Omlral KnxnnkofT Is remembered
ttli ploiiMirc In Amrrlcn, to which ho
mM a vl'.t at tho tlmo of tho Colum
bia Mp'-iHon. I'lirtlctilarly good
fctlliig l itwtvn ItutHln nnd tho Cnltcil
ulr Mlstwl at that time. Admiral
KHiinli.'ir as In command of tho
Hilron which was sent to Amcrlcn
In liouor or mo o
Mry He mpiltted
liltftflf In htKll n
laMtur nJ l en
Ikiikv the i. 'ml
ItsMwc-n the two
Mtlon. When tho
were niulwriil In
tlx lltMiuiii river at
,Vw York tlo Par
raeut Aki.iUoii of
Navnl elerani of
l( port of New York
The nininrlrsn One.
Mrs. Colhtirn removed her outer gar
ments and seated herself with a thud
In her rocking chair In the front win-
i dow. "I declare, I never saw such a
, , i I Tvi wililcr ns that young woman tho mlu-
to tho Unl 1 States and settled n ttls-1 ,8(cr ,uarrItnl , , . llfo,., 8(ll(t
ronsln lis educational opportunities , Jor,, 0 rflll ,1CP Aamlng ba,i
tvoro I nil eil, but ho studied law nnd Jowu'llo tho licc, or JIr Colburn's
hns ndmlttixl to tho bnr, was elected stocking
to tho Wisconsin legislature, served as ; j ,t 0 ,0 Mls, cncou
j county Judgo nnd also ns United GrnvCf), of nu nficrnooI1 or down t0
Stntcs ntlomey In Wyoming, then a Ul0 Btoro , tho mlm mt t ,,on.t
territory. Ilo is now t in1B ,i ,,nrn n -,, i,w nmninf
serving his fifth or Kol))K( thre0 (tllcs mil . nvo!
term as rvpresentn-1 ,.ai,.u ,..i .(. inn mhiik.
yo of the MnentlJ ued Mn Colbuni( nl knoi In
her darning cotton till It 1 1 roue and her
In congress. Repre
served In thu Uulou
nriny In the civil
war nnd uiiulo n tlno
record. When Gen
eral Pilxhiigh Leo
was at the capltol
one day not long ,
hI:ico ho was Intro
duced to the Wis-
elbow flew back against tho sharp edge
of tho table. "I enn't look over at her
front window but what she turns her
eyes this wny Inside o flvo minutes,
Don't sit there looking so utiinh, Wil
liam! Can't you see I've half killed
myself 7 Ketch me the liniment, quick I"
AIIMIUAI. It A.
(uM Aihalral Kaiinkott a vUlt on hi
Cjs.h.p, Hie Dlmllil Doimkol, nnd
mulo him a iiu'iiiIrt of tho society,
rrtMiilliig him with tho hniidsoiuo gold
ttilnl of tho nuiioclntloi). Itear Ail
ago," mid Mr.
renin rked that
"It wns near llmudy Hlntlon," con-,
t Intuit Mr. JenkliM. "You wore riding
nt tho head of n column of men, mount-.
eil on ii gray homo nnd wearing n black
pliitno In your hat. ,
"You didn't seo tin," nddiHl Mr. Jen
kins. "You didn't oven know tho Ynn-1
keos were near. We wuro pouted out (
In thu wood, and nn I wiw you riding ,
by I nlmcd my musket ns carefully ns ,
I could nnd fired. I wns much chagrin-1
itl then to noto Hint you rode on, your
black plume Htlll waving, hut I nut
vciy glad now that the bullet misled
General I.ce, too, expresned his grntlll
ait Ion that Jenkins on Hint occnvlou
provfil n poor marksman, and tho two
adjourned to tho senate rontaurniit,
where tho buttle of llmudy Station wns
fought over ngnlii.
Henry II. Itogcrs, the Ktundnrd Oil
magnate who has been dletiKed no
much since ThomnH W. UtWhou "wrote
Kill lluiiillllr ii f Piilrll.
A young preacher In nu uptown
church was much struck one Sunday
by tho seeming effect his sermon wns
having upon one of his congrexntlon, n
shabby genteel innn with white hnlr
who throughout the entire dlxcourno
Knt with bend bowed In deeply reverent
attitude. After tho service tho min
ister pushed his wny to tho innn nnd
"I inn glad to noto that my sermon
nffected you. Did It innko you nee the
error of your way?"
"Oh, It wasn't that," said tho man
sheepishly. "Yoii'hoo. my wnlnlco.it Is
too short, and I had to bond over to
lildo my shlrt'-Clcvelnnd tender.
A Trnmji'K I'rotilnn.
A tramp having found n lion's f cith
er In his travels nbout the city kept It
until night, when ho carefully placed
It on tho pavement In a' back alley and
Hlept upon It. Awaking next morning
nnd looking ncornfiilly upon tho bit of
down, ho exclaimed! "Ceo whlzl If
ono feather l ns hnrd to sleep on ns
that, what nitist n whole bodftil bo?"
WliMl'a In n Nnnir.
ivfnvlm I linvn nil lll-lv color, ns TOll
mlral II. H, Ditboruo was mtutor of ccr-1. hliu up" In n mngnxliie, Is a man who .. gn(l t)l0 c'flrrot to tho beet, "but
moMM for thu Americans, nnu in re-1 mien otner nnniicini uintr wuu ense. , ...,,., i ,
... - .. . .!. n ...I.I..... . " 1
ifoixlliiB to his n uuyrks Aduilrnl :Kn
uilo.T win much itfTccli-d. ilo cm
kawl Adaiiml Onhnrne nnd kliued
Mttt, arcortbng lo the Itiimlnn cuxtoin,
M both cluvks nnd on tho forehead. "I
nnnot kl you nil," ho f aid. "hut I do
Mia filling" llo touchetl hi hand to
U rap ami gnvo nu order. A buii won thotiah ho bo by
triil, tl.e lliiluii llsg llultered from tho ellto of nil (liian
ilt Dtritt, the American vvterou tin
rorvml tlnlr hnud mid tho Ituilan
ultort iliirred. Tho ceremonle over.
ttoAtucrlcniu wero royally entertnlnetl
la tie culiln of tho tlnghlp.
Speaking of hi hub'
It nt meeting of
which ho Is con
nectitl, Mr. LnwNon
"8 ii r r o it it d o J
tun gono I hnpo noiiiu ono limy
any a good wow ror me. u sccum io
mo u dead carrot ha n better chance
for respect than n dead beet." And the
beet turned even redder In the fnco nnd
had nothing moro to say.
A man Is never happy until ho 1ms
censed to enro whether bo la or not
It. II. IIOOttlM.
ArtUls nro proverbially poor, but
Un nud then I nu nrtlst whoo pro
friloaal uaw ha made him very
rich. Ono of theo fortuimto fow I
John 8. Sargent, upon whom tho
world' fair nt St. touts recently be
itownt high honor. Some of tho great
Ht nrtUu have llveil nnd died por t
B. Je.in PrnucolH Millet, for In-
itADce, could paint great picture, hut
tlowor of tho
tie brains of
lea, you will utircly
hear hi Hhani, In
cbilve, kteel clicking Oentlemeih nro
wo ready for tho vote? Por I tvsret to
say that I hnvo another Important and
uimvoldnblo nuvtlng nt -.'
"Vim look ut vour wntch. Tho tlmo
ho mentions I twelve or nt tho moat I
llfteon minute nwny. Thero I no j , t , d , ,k , KCIU.raiiy on
chnnco for dUcunslon. Cut iind dr led , "f1 onT Wlfo-Well, you
reKoiutloiis aro prompuy put iu i ,t , )k g0 ,,,,
vote, nud off goes tho master to hi , nwa"
other engagement, wuicii win yo uw
lluw JIfii Die.
Moro men dlo from worry than from
overwork; tnoro uttitT themselves to
death thnn dlo of starvntlon; moro
btvnk their necks railing down tho col
lar Btnlm than climbing iiiountnliw.
0. II torlmer.
Iliubnnd-DId you ever notli-e, my
I'm not deaf.
Snvnt U Mid to make from' tho sale
of hl jMtlutlngH nbout twlco ns Inrgo nn
lu-oino n that of the president of tho
United Ft.ites, Yet ho I not tnerco-
Wjr He eiaild innko moro than 100,
The Curliin tlBiiynu Tree,
Itotanlats long ngo voted tho banyan
trco of India n phico In tho catalogue
of wonderful vegctublo production. In
Us Infancy It resembles other tree lit
hnvlug u eluglo ntetn or trunk nud a
denso head of foliage. As tho trco In
creases In site, however, tho branches
(spread out horizontally to such n won
drous extent thnt they would ho unable
b hnda't tho capacity for gettlng'rich. !Htl ot In tho nmo peremptory fash- (
Serious bustnen innn though ho la,
Mr, ltoger now and then Indulge In a
Joke. The Now York Times relates
thnt Homo tlmo ago ho was visited by I
OOO a year If ho would tako moro com- i ono ot his friends, who had been uudcr
oUsIoih, Hut thero comes n time overy ho weather for months, Mr. llogers ,
Tear Whi n lio r.-fn Innulml after tho health of his caller. 1
In. a ' ..m . . . i .... I ... . .Ia.,.. rt t- T nl'iL. In c-iirtrt- rlinnik-nlriij liml ittt mi liifik
miew rrom perrions who wnnt their 1 navo oeeii ninjmi, uuhh j.j.v i......v,,. .....
PortralU pslnti-d, tlees from his ndmlr- wood. N. J., for six months." wns tho , como to tho rescuo with a rcmarknblq
n and tviunlns nwny from his studio , reply, "nnd I'vo been protty low-In provision. To supply tho necessary
for mouths. Ho doe not push himself. I fact, I never wns In so bad n stato be- support tho brauches of tho parent
In fact, bo I mod- Tore." ' " "" "Ul ""u
est to tho point of Tho big fluancler, thinking of his ; fibrous shoots,, which Immediately be
bnshfulness Somo travels In copper mlno districts, smiled glB growing downwnnl toward tho
tlmo ngo the papers nnd asked quietly, "You've never been earth. In n surprisingly short tlmo
iHibllsbod nn item to ' lii Montana, hnvo you?" ( they reach tho ground nud take root
tho effect that Sar
gent's "Uttlo son"
was to bo pago .to
theiueennt tho cor
Tlila nn.ien.l l.l..
MbuEMi much embnrruss
pent, ns be has no son nnd Is n bache-
nnd gradually Incrcaso
they sometimes rival
This now trunk, with
In slzo until
Tho Hon. William E. Chnndler, sco
retnrv of tho navy under President Ar-
i.,.. ii,iiif nf Assistant i tuu now trunu, witu its numerous
Surgeon Ver Mulen. Tho story, as 'flbwu. roots, .renews ho whole life of
prlnteil In Harper's Weekly, run ns ,tho tree Other now llmba nnd shoo s
.11T...I. ' nro rapidly thrown out until finally
'. ci, tct tn,. inniioa what was originally n slnglo trco trunk.
.. .'u.i ,a UHIUIT l I III I UIIlLUi Uiia PI 'VVl wm . ..... .
wr ana, though much ndmlred by tho In height, a fact that occasioned tiling becomes a consiuerauio rorest,. cacti
Mir sex, Is too bashful, his friend say. much discomfort when ho was serving , Umb and shoot of which nro curiously
vw to mnko a proposal of marriage on the old Penobscot, the height of tho connected,
oargeut Is spoken ofns an American vessel between decks I ,
Real Estate is the Best
Asset you can have . .
'liosc of you who invested in St. Johns n
year or two ago have doubled and in some
cases trebled your money. The opportunity
to do this is still here. The town is still
young and real estate is still cheap.
St. Johns is with its new charter just en
tering on an era of development hitherto un
known. Within another year you will see a city of
paved streets, broad sidewalks, and permanent
business blocks. Then you wi'l rci.'V.c win it
it is too late that your opportunity U : getting
cheap property is past.
St Johns Park
s the most desirable residence district in St.
Johns. We still have some fine lots in this
tract which we can sell you
$5.00 Down and $5.00 a Month
These lots arc high and sightly, overlooking
the river and iu full view of the mountain
peaks conviejieut to car line and Factories on
the water front.
Let us show you this property.
Call on us or write us for full particulars.
Houses built on the installment plan,
A. I.. IIOl.l'.ROOK
St. Johns Land Co
The Pioneer Real Estate Company
St. Johns Phone Union 3104 Oregon
Houses th Rent Business Rooms to Rent Insurance
Job Printing Office
Is one of the Best Equipped in
the State of Oregon.
Moore & Anderson
Cigars, Tobacco and
St. Johns, Oregon
L C. SLATER
Just opened shop in rear of Peddi
cord's real cstnto office.
Repairing Neatly and Promptly Bono.
PAINTING, PAPER II ANQ
ING, GRAINING AND SIQN
SOCKS rAINTINO & BPECIALTY
St. Jolins Park
ST. JOHNS, OREGON