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OREGON CITY; CLACKAMAS COUNTY. OREGON, FRIDAY, MAHCII 20, 180L
NEWS OF THE WEEK.
An Epitome of the Happenings of
' Two Hemispheres.
What Is Transpiring at the Capital of
the United States Other Very
The fund for Mrs. Window will be ln
. ore.mi'd to fit 0,000.
The Texas House hai passed the rail
road commission bi).
The population of Texas Is 2,230,000.
,In 18S0 it wnn 1,61U,74U.
A group of silver mines in Ontario has
been sold for $10,000,000.
The populntion of Illinois as given by
liio last census is 3,tKU,3tl.
The populntion of Colorado In 1880
was iim,X!7, and in J8W, 412,11)8.
Congress killed the appropriation for
a zoological garden in Washington.
Connecticut fnriners are organizing
leagueii, ana propose to go into politic
Mmo. I'ntti will give twenty operntii
performances in Kio ae Juneiro lor f loo.
Pennsvlvanin'R share in the direct tax
refund from the Federal treusury is about
s i, mm.
Favorable reports of the outlook for
the wheat crops come from Indiana and
1 lie Mississippi river gets an appro-
inimoii oi ai,wJ,ouu lo Keep H wiuu
President Harrison has decided to
start on his trip to the Coast within
few days after April 1.
Secretary Proctor is Boinir to California
the viwit being in the lineof his proposed
inspection oi military posts.
Settlers along tho Red river In Minne
sota and North Dukota are in danger of
losing their property because of railroad
The Pennsylvania Legislature has be
fore it a lull providing for the equestrian
stutues of Meade ana Hancock at Uet
Tho cotton crop this season, it is esti
nutted, will be 500,000 hales short of that
of ItiHt vear. Farm work is a month be
Virginia ha" a population of 1,011,080
whites, rl40,fifi7 colored, 370 Indians, 60
( luneee and 13 Japanese, making a total
of 1,055,070. .
A bill has been introduces into the
Minnesota Legislature to runish ac-
(ww&jho ear tights at theaters or
concert halls. -
The Edwin ForeBt Home in a Phila-
(lelphia suburb now contain, thirteen
beneHeinries, eiglit of whom are women
and live are men.
The shnd-fishintr industry in Connect
icut in threatened with destruction, and
the General Assembly will be asked to
enact tho most stringent laws to protect
The work of repairing the Chesapeake
and Ohio canal is soon to be begun, and
the restoration will, it is said, be fought
ny the Washington and Cumberland
President Harrison signed the bill for
a new mint buildup in Philadelphia ex
actly 100 years after President Washing
ton 'signed the bill for the establishment
of the original mint.
Tho truth about the Indian situation
appears to be that while the chiefs who
..!:. ...1 nr..,.t.! . . i .1-
vinueu m imiiiiiiuii imvtt ue iioierc uis
satisfied they will not fight again in the
- spring, aB was rumored.
A new feature of the postal service
will go into operation April 1 next, when
s-a postollices will be established on the
Ciernian steamers plying between New
York and Hamburg and iiremen.
The new census demonstrates the fact
that out of 3),0(I0,000 acres in the farms
'n, of Iowa only 3,240,4:!2 are mortgaged,
and it is said that this not unfairly rep
resents the condition of the Western
The total population of Louisiana is
1,118,587. Of this number 654,712 are
white, 562,803 colored, 028 Indians, 315
Chinese and 3!) Japanese, fn the parish
of Orleons there are 170,285 whites and
It is said Anna Dick inBon is not in
sane, but 'hat she is suffering from nerv
ous prostration occasioned by literary
work forced by the necessities of provid
ing for a livelihood, and is in need of
The Delaware, Lackawanna and AV'est
ern Railroad Company has directed that
trainmen employed on that road shall
not sign petitions that have been put in
circulation in towns along the line for
signatures to secure licenses for saloons.
The census figures show that the pop
ulation of Massachusetts between 1H80
and 1890 had a larger absolute increase
than during any previous decade and a
relatively greater increase than during
any decade since that between 1840 and
A patient at Portland has been Inocu
lated with kochlne. It is the first appli
cation of the remedy there, and is ex
citing the same-interest which attended
its introduction elsewhere.
Senator Hhlppee and his partners have
commenced a suit against the old Spring
Valley Mining and Irrigating Company
to recover about $7,000 damages lor al
lowingitscunal logo topiecesand sendirg
the mining debris out over the Senator's
land In liutte county, (Jul.
A large block of wooden buildings in
Chinatown at Victoria, It. C, was burned
by order of the City Council to make
room for a new public market. The city
got rid of the old rookeries in this way,
instead of removal, so as to avoid all
danger of sickness from the filth-reeking
wood. A large two-story dwelling and
the Chinese theater were among the
The Grand Council of the Catholic
Ladies' Aid Society has accepted the of
fer of a summer resort in Santa Cruz, Cal
The liberal offer of the Santa Cruzans
was land worth $28,000. The proerty
is near Twin Lnkai, tho resort of the
Bantists, and on the Southern Pacific
railroad. The railroad has promised to
Mi i Id a station there. Twenty acres of
land were donated, and each acre will be
divided into seven lots, which will sell
for about $200.
Mrs. John Elliott, better known to the
Mterary world as Maude Howe, is writ
ing a play for Richard Manstleld.
Mrs. McKee, the President's daughter,
is preparing an article for a literary club
in Indianapolis on the Pan-American
Prof. Koch's portrait has been printed
on cotton handkerchiefs, wh'ch are ad
vertised to tie "irood for nasal caturrh."
and sell rapidly in Berlin.
A St. Paul dispatch says: W.J. Mur
phy of Grand Forks has bought the Min
neapolis Tribune. Gilbert A. Pierce
ex-Senator, will be the editor.
Grace Greenwood's name is now more
closely allied to works of charity than to
literary labors. She still writes a little,
but caii usually be found where sorrow
and Buttering hold sway.
The new Senator from Kansas used
years airo to snell his name rteitter
When he became an editor he dropped
the " i," and on his election to the Sen
ate he cut out the first " I."
that few, If any, will lie willing to enlist
in cither unless they are sure of a sta
tion near the trines.
Acting Secretary Nettleton of the
Treasury Department has mado the fol
lowing statement in regard to the report
that the department had decided to call
in government deposits in the national
hanks: "The government has no pres
ent or immediate need to use any part
of the funds now in the depositary hanks.
Doubtless during the next eight months
parts of such deposits will lie required,
nut they will in such case be called in in
installments and only on reasonable no
tice as heretofore. Inasmuch as these
deposits, when so called, will doubtless
be disbursed to meet the current require
ments of the government, the fund so
used will lie nhnost immediately re
turned to the channels of business."
DcLeseens is now 80 vears old. At 80
he was a rugged, enthusiastic and vigor
orous octogenarian, but since the col
lapse of his great Panama canal scheme
he has aged and broken very perceptibly
Senator Manderson, the successor of
Air. Ingalls as President pro tern, of the
Senate, is a I'hiladelphian, and was hre
vetted as a Briuadier-General for gallant,
long-continued and meritorious service
during the war. He has lived in Omaha
for twenty years. ..
King Kalakaua's colli n is made of koa
and kou wood of about 000 pieces; even
the bandies are made of wood. No metal
of nnyjjnl is4 he-geej,"except the in
scription plate, npon which the crown
and the Hawaiian cont-of-arms are en
graved, with other suitable inscriptions.
The rrincess of Wales is reported to
be assiduous in the attention slie pavi
to the Shetland-Balfour fund for the re
lief of the stillering poor of Ireland. The
Princess and her daughters have Bent
contributions of clothing to the fund.
and have also solicited subscriptions for
the same charitable cause.
Most of the Astor family have been
college-bred men. The elder, John Ja
cob, graduated nt Columbia in 1839;
William received his degree from the
same institution in 1840; W illiam W ol-
dorf is also a Columbia man of the class
of 1875; John Jacob, Jr., was at Har
vard as a special Btudcnt for three years.
But none of the Astor money has ever
gone lor educational endowments.
Robert Burdette savs he gave his first
lecture in Dubuque at the suggestion of
his wile, Dubuque was at that time
criticising pretty Bharply everything
from Burlington, and he believed if he
got out of the town alive he could make
money elsewhere. The people of Uu
buque not only permitted hiin to live,
but invited him to return, so Mr. Bur
ette knew at once the people of New
York and Boston were waiting for him.
Prince Hatzfeldt, the interesting sprig
of German nobility who married the
daughter of C. P. Huntington, was at an
early period in his Parisian career des
perately in love with JMiniie ix)iB?et,
the charming circus rider, who returned
his affection. A time was set for the
marriage, but before the happy day
arrived poor Emiiie was crushed to
death by the fall of her horse in the
ring. Hatzfeldt was prostrated with
grief, but as an act of vicarious sacrifice
he bought the horse, led it to her grave
THE NATIONAL CAPITAL.
The President has refii'ed to pardon
ohn C. Eno of New York, convicted of
bank wrecking and who escaped to Can
ada, where he now resides.
The Treasury Department is fitting out
le revenue cutter Bear at an Francisco
for a summer cruise in Alaskan waters.
Captain Ilealy will again command her.
Major McGregor has resigned his po
sition as chief of the customs division
A number of prominent ladies of Phil
adelphia have Bent a protest to the Di
rectors of the Academy of Fine Arts
against the flagrant indelicacyof many
pictures now on exhibition. It is the
general sentiment." they say, "that
never before in Philadelphia has modesty
been so ruthlessly assailed."
A religions fight is anticipated in St.
Louis. The trouble is of political origin.
Frotestant ministers profesf to be
alarmed heause the Mayor is Catholic
and the Board of Public Improvement,
the Local Assembly and the School Board
have a lrge number of Catholic mem
bers. Several Protestant ministers re
fused to attend a conference looking to
n organization which proposed to "coun
teract Catholic influence."
ALI1XO TBI COAST,
Idaho has appropriated $20,000 for tLe
World's Fair exhibit.
The straits and waters of Cape Flat
terj nt reported to b alive with teals,
and several Kboonert r bur bnotiog,
the Treasury Department, and has
been appointed immigrant inspector for
temporary duty at Puget Sound, Wash
The United States Consul at the Phil
ippine Islands has informed the Secretary
of State of recent changes in the cus
toms tariff of those islands. The in
crease of 50 per cent, in discharging and
and consumption duties and the naviga
tion tax are arjousneci as is also the ex
port rinty on tobacco, for the special pur
pose of protecting the Barcelona niann
lecturers. Duties are increased on white
cotton goods, prints, socks and stockings,
underclothing and silk goods and woolen
Private advices from the Pine Ridge
agency indicate that the plan of the
War Department to enlist 2,000 Indians
is a failure. It was the intention to re
cruit two companies of the First Infan
try with young bucks of the "ioai tr;be
before the departure of the regiment for
its regular station at California, but after
a months canvassing the regiment
finally departed without the Indians
They objected to going so far away from
their native soil. Besides they did not
fanrv the da! rot infantry soldiers. Jhev
all want to be cavalrymen if tier enlist
tU, a( H bai bees demonstrated
CHIME AND CRIMINALS.
E. S. Huinmason, one of the wealth
iest cattlemen in the Northwest, has
been found guilty at Seattle of stealing
Arrests continue to be made of the
supposed Greenwood murderers, hut so
far the right men have escaped the vigi
lance of otlicialB, who have a largo re
ward in prospect.
Dr A. J. Lawrence has been found
guilty of manslaughter at Santa Barbara,
Cal., alter a three weeks' trial. .Law
rence was charged with murdering his
wife at Los Ulivos.
Miguel, the chief, and Pedro, a sub-
chief of the Yuma tribe, with three
other Indians, have been arrested at
Yuma and taken to Los Angeles. The
Indians ore charged wiih murdering He-
kow, a mjdicine man of the tribe, in
October last. Chief Miguel has alwav
been a friend of the whites, and Yuma
citizens were indignant when they saw
irons on his arms.
Frank Cota and William Trimmer
fought a duel without seconds at El Onion
San Diego county, Cal., a few days ago,
Primmer was culling on Cota's sister.
and the two young men met while horse
back ruling, when Cota forhado Trim
mer's visits. After an angry talk they
both dismounted, lustened their horses,
stepped off twenty paces, turned and be
gan emptying their revolvers at each
other. Trimmer was killed, and Cota
had a bullet in his bark, but he will re
cover from his wound.
Wiikat The demand continues good
but there is very little business, owing
to small ollerlngs and nigh prices itBki d
Ouote nominally : Valley, fl.85; Wall
Walla 11.27(8 1.30.
Flouk quote: Standard, $4 25; Walla
Walla, f4 00 per barrel.
Oats Quote: fiHivrOOc per bushel,
Hay Ouote : 118(3 17 per ton.
Mn.urUKKS Quote : Bran, $18(31!)
Shorts .$10(rf20; Ground Barley, $20
Chop Feed, $25 per fon ; Barley, $1.25
i.o per cental.
Vkoktablkh Ouote : Cabbage. $1.8
(31.75 per cental; Cauliflower, $1(1 25
THE OLD WORLD.
The new gold fields in Western Aus
tralia are said to be overcrowded.
French statesmen have offered $1,000
reward for the best athletic game.
The French army maneuvers this year
will be on a greatly extended scale
It is reported .that $40,000,000 of Brit
ish capital is invested in Paraguay.
A Russian scientific expedition will
shortly leave bt. fetersuurg lor Abys
sinia. . ""
Austria now requires Russian Jews to
hold a special concession to trade in tho
Bismarck's candidature for Geesete-
munde, it is ssid, is embarrassing to the
It is stated the French government
will reconsider the whole question of
betting on horse races.
In the Argentine Republic the Presi
dent has recomhiended en export duty
and higher import duties.
Russia will check German immigra
tion at the south, and will curtail privi
leges of Germans now there.
The financial panic at Buenos AyreB
18 about, over. Kadical changes in bank
governments are to be made.
The Khedive's proclamation of general
amnesty to the Soudanese was hailed
with much rejoicing at feuamin.
The question of paying members of
Parliament for their services is now be
ing widely agitated in Great Britain.
The heirs of Charlotte von Stein in
tend to offer for sale by auction the let
ters addressed by Goethe to that ludy.
The geysers of Iceland, which have
been among the greatest attra -tions of
the island, are gradually losing their
The Spanish government is about to
send a large force of troops to Cuba on
account of the increasing political agita
No less than 17,000 yonng girls and
women, houseless, friendless, helpless
and foodless, sleep in tho open-all-night
slielterBof Stepney Green, London, in a
The Bank of France has In its vaults
$500,000,000, of which $242,000,000 is
gold and $24S,O00,C0O silver. Its author-
zed paper circulation of fegal-tender
notes is over $ii33,00,O0O-
Sir Charles Dilke says that he is con-
dent that he will be able to clear his
character and icturn once more to polit
ical life. He could not definitely decide
at present to contest a seat.
Captain Algernon Sartoris, who mar
ried Nellie Grant a number of years ago.
is reported to be dying in the south of
France. Mrs. bartons has two daugh
ters and a son aged 13 years.
The Mikado of Japan is to visit Wies
baden next summer, partly for the w
ters and partly for the spectacle ' of in
nocent merriment." Six villas have been
engaged for the Emperor and his suite.
The hard winter has told heavily on
M. de Lerseps. His strength, it is said.
declines so rapidly that a doctor never
leaves his side and administers caffeine
and other stimulants whenever he thinks
per dozen ; Celery, UJc por dozen ; On
ions. 44'c per" pound; Carrots, $1.00
per sack ; Jieets, $1.6U per sack ; l urnips,
f 1 per sack : Potatoes, vuMhOe per cental
Tomatoes, $2.25 per box; Sweet Potatoes
4(?t)c per pound; Asparagus, 20c per
pound; rat-snips, fl per suck; lettuce
30c per doz n ; Squash, S'-c per pound
Fruits Quote: Los A ivHes Oranges
$2(02.25; Riverside, $2.25(i2,fi'; Nnvolf.,
$4.50 per box ; Sicily Lemons.$o.50(2G.OO
California, $4(ijj por lxix; Pears, l'uc
per pound; Apples, $l((fl.0O; per box
Bananas. $3(34 ner bunch : Pineapples
fo(f s per dozen.
Nuts Quote: California Walnuts,
114ic; Hickory, 8,'ac; Brazils, 18c
Almonds, 10 17c; Fillierts, l:i14c
Pine Nuts. 17(flH8c: PecanB. 17(18c
Cocoanuts, 8c; Hazel, 8c; Peanuts, 8c
Buttkh Quote : Oregon fancy cream
ery, 37 ,'c; lancy dairy, 30(32'c; fair
to good. 2527iic; common, 20c; Cali
fornia, 22iu 25c per pound.
Ciikksk Quote: Oregon, 1415ej Cal-
liornia, lOiiS loo per pound.
Eons Quote: Oregon, 20c per dozen.
rouMnv Quote: Chickens. 4.60(
0.00; Ducks, 8(dl0; Geese, $0(u9U per
dozen; Turkeys, hwioc per pound.
Hors Quote: Nominally, 25c per
Wooiy Quote: Willamette Valley, 10
L'Oc; Walla Walla, I4igl7cper pound,
Minus Quote: Dry Hides, selected
prime, HwS'iJc. Ko less (or culls; green.
selected, over 55 pounds, 4c; under 65
pounds, 3c: Sheep Pelts, short wool. 3i
?50c; medium, 0(880c: long,!HJc(1.25;
shearlings, 10i20e; Tallow, good ti
choice, 3iop3)c per pound.
The Merohundliia Market.
Coal Oil Quote: U 05 per cana.
Riok Quote : $5.750.00 per cental.
Honev Q.iote: One-pound frames.
Pickuss Quote: $1.5!) 5s; $1.3J3s.
Chasiiekkiks Quote : Cane Cod. 1I
Salt Quote : Liverpool, $16, $10.50.
17. stoek, $10.50 per ten in carload lots.
Coii!K Quote: Costa Kica, l'lgc;
Rio, 23c; Mocha, 30c: Java. 25!tc: Ar-
I tickle's, roastwl, 27Ja per pound.
Bkans Juote: Small Whites. 8Vc:
Pink, 3c; Bayos, 4ic; Butter, 4,'4c;
l.inias. 5'j,c per pound.
Sugars Quote: Golden Q,4Xv: extra
C, Bo; dry granulated, ti;'f(c; cube
crushed and powdered, 0,5jC per pound.
Dimkd Faurrs The markes is ilrm.
tlnoiu: iiul--".w 191-.. i p.
titi' and German Prune, 10c per pound, I
Raisins, $2.25 per box: Plumi.ier-dried
fears, 10llc; sun-dried and factorv
Plums, ll(ifl2c; evaporated PeAches.l8(
20c; Smyrna Figs, 20c; California Figs,
c per pound. , i
CanneoUoops Marketatcodv. Quote
Table fruits. $2.00, 29 ; Peaches, $2.50
liartlett Pears, $1.00; Plums 15
Strawberries, $2.60; Cherries, 22.50
mack berries, K.w: Haspberries, 2.50
Pineapples, $2.75; Apricots. $2 00. Pie
fruit: A8Horted,$1.60 per dozen: Peaches,
$1.50; Plums, $1.25; Blackberries, 185
per dozen. Vegetables: Corn, $1.25
(fl)f.i, according to quality; Tomatoes,
$1.153.60; Sugar Peas, $1.40($1.H0
String Beans, $l.l0perdozen. Fish : Snl
mon, $1.25(gl.50: sardines, 80c(S$l.(iO
lobsters, $-'W3; oysters. $l.50i3.25 ner
lo.en. vxmucnseu milk : liagle brand,
W.io: crown. 7: Highland. M1.75
Champion, w per case.
JN ails Base quotations: Iron, fn.OJ
Steel, $3.10; Wire, $3.90 per keg.
shot yuote: si. 7.) per sack.
DEACON BURDETTE'3 PHIL030PHY.
IT WAS A COLD DAT.
Groat surprise is canned by the announco
mont that but montu a mnii was frozen to
du-ttb near Austin, Tex. It iau't the fact of
tho cold weather that creates the surprise
but ratkor that tho man should have time to
(roczo to death before ho got shot,
THAT WAS SOLVED LOXO AOO.
Mr. Tuliafero, of Atluutn, Go., claims that
ho has solved the problem of fiuriotuul
motion, lio, ho; tho conceit of some mon.
As though ho was tho only nun lu America
with a lu-year-old boy,
COMINd CLOHKR TO WTlfANlTT.
This must be tho missing lluk. A goat In
Berlin has rod whiskers. How lot tho scien
tists observe closely to seo what effect he has
upon tho white bono, and evolution may
strido ahead, not quitu a century, perhaps,
but as much as firteen minutes.
FABT AND SLOW,
All the trains in tho west have fast names
and slow wires. Possibly this makes the
telegraph seem slowor than it really is. And
do you know it is much harder to wait for
root tram man ic is lor a slow one. nisirri- iius experiment wus more satisfactory
tatmgto wasto onoTlif at a -Stotioa-aWrfhl tti BWEfew- cktttjn its results, which
The German colony of Moscow has
procured permission from the govern
ment to raise a monument to Alexander
II. in the park of theirchildren'sasvlum.
The statue will be made in Berlin of
The French Senegal expedition has
won another victory on the Niger with
native troops and French officers. The
natives 01 jnena were beaten, with a
Ions of COO killed and wounded, includ
ing their chief. The French lost eleven
killed and many wounded.
All the American Consuls in Italy have
joined in a report to the government on
the condition of trade between Italy and
the I'nited S'ates, with the view of call
ing the attention of American merchants
to the oipening affordd there for an ex
tension of their foreiga commerce. The
pecp'e of Italy, the report says, are fa
vorably disposed toward American prod'
The Meat Murkefc.
Beef Live, 4c; dres-wl, 78j.
Mutton Live, 4i-4'4jc; Ureasnd, 9c,
Hogs Live, 4,l44?4c; dresse i, 78c
Veal d(cbc por pound.
SMOKEU MKAT8 AND LAUD.
Quo:e: Ka-tein Hams, lO'Ollc:
uregon, ioc; irenKia-a rtacon, toisllc;
ll.er var.eties, 74.ia: l-Jird, iu.'-ac per
f-'rauli Air for Onr Room.
The following cheap and simple method
has been found very satisfactory in solv
ing the troublesome problem how to
secure fresh air in a room without ex
posing the inmates to draughts. Nail or
screw a neat strip of wood from one to
two inches wide Uon the window sill
just inside the sash and extending
across the window. Upon the top of the
strip lasten a piece 01 "wcatner strip,
30 that there will lie formed an air
tight joint between the weather strip
mil the lower sash of the window,
whether the latter is closed or raised an
inch or two. the lower eross piece of the
wish sliding on the rubber of the weather
strip as the sush rises. With this fixture
the lower sash may tie raised enough to
jdmit nir between the lower and uper
taahes without admitting the least air at
the liottom of the w imlow. The air thus
entering is thrown upward and has it
"chili taken oil"' before descending upon
the le ads of the occupants o tho room.
Cactai Jul a Oood HeilJelne.
Am a New Yorker, whose very red
nose is not unknown on Broadway,
turned into the Fifth Avenue hotel
one afternoon he parsed William Coop
er, the Mexican business man. "If he
only knew it," said Cooper of the gen
tleman with the none, "a diet of cactus
juice, fresh from the plant night and
morning, would bleach hut complexion
to a beautiful purity. Americans do
not appreciate the value of the cactus
until they have lived in Mexico for
noiue time. The fruit, tunas, is deli
cioui, and the juice the bet blood puri
fier, I believe, to be found In the vege
table kingdom. People who live where
the cactus grows do not need any med
icine. New Vork Letter.
'rirof.1ian " i 1 a Herman r.rif
"do have that cat put out of the room; I
can't work while it is making such a
iwir. Where 1 411 it I"
"jvu ar Mi'm eu lb"
bear an impatient freight conductor extract
information from the station agout,
"How's the Cannon Ballf"
"Four hours bito."
"How's tho Flyorr
"Throo hours luto out of Donver."
"How's tho Thunderboltf
"How's tho Bleeping Crabf
"Shu's running on the Iiicandoscent Thun
derbolt's time today; wont by without stop
ping, tv.-o hours ago."
In all the groat, throbbing, puliing, grow
ing, booming west there is one slow thing
lightning. Jly expencuco with the telegraph
lines was slow, and, to me, very expensive.
About 4 o'clock 0110 day, at Toiwka, I con
fided to tho Banta Fo, Colorow and Solar
Kystan Telegraph conqiaiiy a telegram to
Chicago, 0110 to rat-sons, Kiin.,aud one to
tho Coates house, sixty-nix miles away, tell
ing the landlord to have my rooms ready at
0: 15. The telegram reached the Coates after
I had eatea and digested my supper and bad
gone to bod. Tho othor 0110 reached Chicago
some time that same night, and I don't know
wbut became of the 0110 to Parsons. And
sovoral other times I tried tho telegraph, but
only to bo convinced that I could have tho
message delivered a fow hours earlier by
sticking a special delivery stump on it and
taking it along with me.
IT WAS VOLAPUK TO ThH NATIVE,
"That foreman of yours is a queer fellow,"
said Mr. Peawiper. "Yes," replied the man
ufacturer, "but ho is very bright and intelli
gent. Ho is a native, however; was born
here in North Carolina forty-six years ago,
and has uevcr been outside of the shite. Why
do you speak of hint!" "Why, I gave him a
littlo volume of North Carolina skotcbes,
written by a talented young friend of mine,
in tho genuine turhcel diulcct, and he bas
11st brought it back to mo, saying that be
can't understand a word of it." And as Si-
louco entered the room with hor finger on
hor lips, a long lost grammar in tho bookcase
could bo distinctly ird, parting its speech
in tue nuuuie, ,
Publisher (on the coldest, windiest corner
In all thecity) Pleaae,- str, can't yon give
uiuuiiuwuiiuioiur a mollis luuglllgl l
hain't had anything to eat ull day, Author
(bursting in tears and emptying a handful
of gold into tho outstretched palmj Ood
bless you, poor maul Hero, go to tho best
hotel in town and board thero all winter.
P. S. This is not funny as it stands, but
smiles of Uomusl llow funny it would be if
It wore true! Burdetto in Brooklyn Eagle.
A Restless Nlclit.
(to mvs mm
reckon you'll have
to givo me an
other room, mis
tho matter with
tho one you have?
rt i T
Tho sign says:
"Don't blow out tho ms." an' bVosh. I c an
rleop with all that light in the room. tfew
An Ample Anoloity.
When a Cano Dutchman undertone
admit that ho was in the wrong he do .
thoroughly. Here is a really ample apology
translated from Di Afrikaanse, a patriot
ine undersigned, A. C. Du Plessis. re
tract hereby overythinir I bavo said asrainst
tho innocent Mr. O. P. Bczuidcnhout, calling
myself an infamous liar and striking my
mouth with tho exclamation: 'You menda
cious mouthl why do you lie sof I declare
further that I know nothing against the
character of Mr. O. P. Bozuidenhout. I call
myself besides a genuine, liar of the flrst, claa.
"A. C. Du Plsssis."
J. Du I'LESSIS,
J. C. Holmes.
European Cor. New York Sun.
TTundort ul ma tMad .
Ono of the moil. Inti-nntlng lakes 01
Inland sous in the world is the Dead sen,
which has no visible outlet. It is not
mure fancy that lias clothed the dead
sea in gloom. The desolate shon. with
scarccy a green thing in sight, ami scut,
tered over w ith black stones and nigged
driftwood, form a lilting frame for the
durk, sluggish waters, covered with a
perpetual mist, nnd breaking in slow,
heavy, sepulchral toned wuves u)ti the
bench. It seems as if the smoke of the
wicked citii-a was yet ascending up to
heaven, and as if the moan of their fear
ful sorrow would never leuve Hint (Jod
It is a strange thing to see those waves,
not dancing along and spark ling In the
sun as other waves do, but moving with
measured mclnncholy. nnd sending to
the car. as they break languidly upon
the rock, only doleful sounds. This is,
no doubt, owing to the great heaviness
ot the water, a fact well known, and
which we amply verllled In tho usual
way, for, on attempting to swim, we
went (looting about like empty casks.
were a very unctuous skin nnd a most
pestiferous stinging of every nerve, as it
we mid oeen beaten with nettles. Nor
was the wuter wo took into our mouth
whit less vilo thun the mont nausunua
drug? of the apothecary.
That fish cannot live in thia strong
solution of bitumen and suit is too obvi
ous to need proof; but to snv that birds
cannot lly over it and live is one of the
exaggerations of travelers, who perhaps
1101, one ourselves, so lortunuteas
to eee a Hock of ducks reposing on the
nter 111 nppnrentlv eood hen 1 1. And
yet this wiih all tho life we did see. The
whole valley was one seething caldron,
under a more than ironical sun. Clod
forsaken and man forsaken, no green
thing grows within it, and it remains to
this duy ns striking a monument of (lod's
icnrtui luugmeiilH as when the I re from
heaven devoured tint once mhrhtv citiea
!' f... it 1 1
w iug fiium. iuisaiuiiury iicraiu,
W hav ihs Enoluiht Control oi
And don't Man to tfftr a prln o Nff '
0Mrt,orU BiSlMADt. tuuyOvilnM
: ONE AND ONE HALF POUNDS.
Thos. Fields & Sons,
A Prac-tloul Olirercuoe.
In former duys, when railroad acci
dents wore not matters of daily occur
rence, it used to be said that the differ
ence between a schoolmaster and a rail
road conductor was that one trained the
mind and the other minded the train.
New York Ledger.
Torpid UvtH Scomtlpilloi
For these complaints take Simmons
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combination of complaints, all the outgrowth of
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hands of Dr. J, P. Jones, of this city, I had
despaired of ever being a well woman again,
Simmons Liver Regulator was recommended to
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Exchange Editor Here is an interview In
t Chicago paper w'th Corrirmn. tho man who
Knocked down that Kansas City editor.
t utor m Chirr Kill What does be sayf
"lie says he called at the oflice and the
editor wanted to shoot him, and be (Corri-
gan) acted only in self defense.
Weill welll Corrizan had no business to
infuriate an editor by calline at the office.
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The fulluwlnir le a true account of what yoof
B. s. S. hiwdonj fur our littlo Ueuihter, UaieL
sow four years old. When I? monthe old
Ittmpappeared on ner hoel, which slowly grew
laraxr. The fumll j p,jraiclw lb ghl It was
mum-d by a pli-J of broken gbua or needle,
but failed to bring-anything to light. The
child became feebler all loo time, euemlng to
luee the uee of hor leg, and flualljr quit walk.
Ing entirely. Tlie middle anger and thumb
or either hand beoamo enlarged, the flesh be
coming bard. The hip joinU became InTolT.
ed, eo that when aerenteen monthe old abe
could nut etuad, harlng lost tbe Ota of leg
and arm. Partial currature of the spine alk
followed. The nerroua yitetn waa wrecked,
muwles contracted, and there was general
waiting of flesh and imucle. At eighteen
mouthe . f age abe waa placed under tbe
treatment of a prominent physician of Bos
ton, Man., but at the end of ten monthe ah
had, declined to such a degroe that abe waa la
a dying condition. This was In April, ISM.
Wo took the child away not knowing what
to do. In this droodful dilemma we were
over-persuaded by friends to try "one hot
tlo" of swift's St-Ectric, which we did, and
before It had all been taken we saw a ohange
for the better In hor symptoms. We kept II
up, and bare done so to this day, and wlU
keep It up, It the Lord Willi, for many days
to come, for It boa brought our dying Hanoi
to life, to rigor, to strength and health again.
The ashen hue of her oheoks has ohangod to
a rosy tint. Shu la able to walk anywhere,
her languor and melancholy have passed
away, and sbe Is now a blithe, cheerful, hap
py romping child. Should yon wish to In
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Bun. F. Swift.
Oibiucdi E. Bvrrn.
P. 0. Box M.
Treatise on Blood and Skin Dlsoasea mafloi. .
TuaawirrSracirwOo..Dinver a,Allanta,aoj -.
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ister at tbe bunuay cbool picnic, meeting
ittlo Jobnny iitLuig silently by Uio rood-
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younjfcamp, MwbPtlK;rI hofl Jtwt eaten
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Vounz wife I cue U10 new girl cave
My zmdoui! I heard bT eay ibe didn't
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