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Boot and Shoe Store.
A. HUNT, froprieror.
I WIB hsntftet kutp t ooagpkttt stuk Of
laflieslf.tes,rak ChildrenV S&ogs!
Slipper, WhiU and BlaokSandali,
TUB HD SHOES,' ; ''
MEN'S AND BOrS. ; ,
BOOTS AND SHOES!
And In fact everything la the Boot and
Bhoejine, to which 1 Intend o dsvot
my especial attention., (
MY COODS ARE FIRST-CLASS!
Andtruarafiteedas represented, and will
be sold fur the lowest prices that a good
article ean be afforded. .
' '-A.. Hunt.
TO WHOM lixIA.V OVCKRX
I hereby (rive notice that T am the aole owner
or the rtieni nigai rorautKuiKsna Driving
Wells in Lane Comar, Pwteof Ureiron. and that
aaid Klghtis protected by Letter Patent is
ued by the United Suites flovernment to Nel
ann W. Green, fit Courtland County. State of
Hew xoric. All persons wno nave anven well
or had them driven, without mv permission.
einoe the 21st day of Febuary, 1871 are liable to
prosecution for infringement of said Right and
are hereby notified to come forward and adjust
the same. .
All infrinjfements in the future will be prose
I am prepared to -drive Wells or will grant
. v B. F. VORRI.
CHARLES M. HORN,
o i..- i dbalsb ljr
i Fishing Tackles and Materials
Repairing done In the neatest style and ' '
warranted.' Sewing Machines, Safes,
Lock, etc, repaired. ... .
Guns Loaned and Ammunition Furnished
Shop on Willamette St., opposite Postofflce.
Book and '.Stationery; .Store,
... ..I-,. ... , V i . . , i
Poitoffloe Building, Eugene City.
I have on hand and am constantly -receiving
an assortment of the bust .4
SCHOOL & MISCELLANEOUS BOOKS
ISlanh Books, Portfolios, Cprds,' Wallets,
.- . i . ,. . . . .
A. S; PATTERSON, j .'
D. T. PRITCHARD,
v ' 1 Repairing- of Watches and Clocks
iccuUid with punctuality and at a
Willamette Street, Eugene City, Or.
B. r. DORRIS,
DEALER IN ,' ; ,' ' '. ' .'
Pumps, Pipes, Metals,
Honse Fnrnisliing Goois Generally.
. :'. . v.'1 . . . . j
WELLS DRIVEN PROMPTLY,
And Satisfaction Guaranteed. '
Eugene City, - - - -. Oregon.
Will keep constantly on hand a full supply of
MUTTON, PORK AND. VEAL,
Which tiirym sell at the lowest
A fair share of the public patronage solicited.'
: TO THE FARMERS:
We will pay the highest market price for fat
, cuttle, hogs and sheep.
Shop on "Willamette Street,
EUCENE CITY, ORECON.
Moats delivered to any part of the city free
. , of charge. junU
. .DRUGS, MEDICINES,
' . 1 . . . . . . .
Branhea, Paiata, Ulaa, Otla, Lead.
TOILET ARTICLES, Etc.
PbyBtetaa? Praaoriptlona Compounded.
ANCIENT DIVORCE 'LAWSr,""J
r TlyiSfoiusT"an4"'TraetIee "of '"'the
-, Hebrew. Ureekn aad Romans.
I . ( , Cincinnati Enquirer. .. . .
Tie well-being of society demand
the existence of the marital relation,
yet the evil incident to the hasty mar
riages, or between uncongenial parties
leading to alienation and crime, and the
'commission by one party of acts sub
versive of the terms of the contract,
have more or less weight to make
exceptions to the rule. Among bar
barous and half-civilized tribes wives
were pat aside with little or no formal
ity. The Mohammedans allow divorce
by the consent of both parties, although
they seek to restrain it by revolting
The Hebrews, to whom we owe many
of the leading elements of onr civiliza
tion, while tljey recognize marriage as
an institution for which a man left his
parents 1 und clung to his wife? slyly
winked at polygamy, and countenanced
divorce whenever the husbands found
some uncleanliness about their wives.
What this uncleanliness was has led
to much discussion among theologians.
It has boeo a subject of discussion be
tween the schools of Shamniai and
Hillel:the latter understanding it as
anything offensive or displeasing on the
part of the wife, the former considering
it as only applying to adultery.
Solon eudeavored to elevate the in
stitution of marringe, but the wayward
temper of the voluptuous people who
worshiped God, coutinually engaged
in amorous peccadilloes, was not to be
checked by either the wisdom of Solon
or the edicts of Draco. The Greek
husband put his wife aside for slight
causes. In Crete a man could divorce
her if he was afraid she would become
the mother of too many children, At
Athens it took two forms, the first was
apopompein, or sending away or out of
fie house, when the husband repudiated
the wife; the other was apoleipein,
when the wife left and rent away.
Littlo ceremony was used when the
husband sent the wife away, and often
times the causes were slight. , Timo
crntes finds a rich heiress, so he sends
off his wifn, who, in a day, marries
Aphobus, the gaaidian of the boy
AYhon the wife left the husband she
was compelled to go before the archou
and present a writing in which the rea
sons for the separation were set down.
If both parties agreed, that was the end
of the affair, and her husband paid over
whatever dower was in his hands. If
not agreed, a suit arose. Tlipparete, the
wife of Aleib'iades and daughter of one
of the leading men of Athene, became
indignant at her husband's licentious
excesses, went before the archon with
her grievances,, but Alcibiades collected
a band of men and dragged her back,
perhops for the sake of her great dower
of twenty talents, and sho hved with him
until her death.
Among the Romons the husband had
the right of divorce by the laws of the
twelve tables. The first divorce was
the case of Sp.Carrilius Ruga, who put
away his wife for barrenness, yet re
ceived the condemnations of the simple
republicans. After the extension of the
llomau empire in the ea it and the ex
tinction of Carthage, corruption and
lax morals crept in and divorces be
came common. Sulpicius Gallus put
osido his wife because she went outdoors
with her head uncovered; Antistius
Vctus because his wife spoke to a freed
woman of the common sort, and Sophus
because she went to the cirous without
his permission. Cicero, the orator, dis
missed Forentia for nd orime, after a
long marriage, so that he
could marry Tublitis, a rich
young lady, and pty his debts.
Among the grounds which a husband
had for divorce were some sufficiently
nonsensical, as witchcraft, eating with
strangers, dealing falsely, raising the
hand in anger, frequenting theatres
when forbiddeu, sacrilege, murder and
violating the sepulchres. Under the
Christian emperors the laws of divorce
were several times modified. In 439
divorce by mutual consent was allowed.
So great were the odds in favor of the
husband that the historian Gibbon
says: "In the most rigorous laws a
wife was compelled to support a game
ster, a drunkard or a libertine, unless
ho was guilty of homicide, poison or
sacrilege, in which coses the marriage,
as it would seem, might have been dis
solved by the hand of the
exaon'tibnet." ' ' " ' "
- In the times of Christ 1 he announced
that divorce ought to bo restrained to
the single cause of adultery, and when
his disciples expressed surprise his
reply was, "What God hath joined to
gether let not man put assnnder." As
early as the eight and ninth centimes,
when the power of the church of Rome
was becoming firmly gronnded, the
doctrine was taught that marriage was
a sacrament. For a time this doctrine
was rejocted by the civil tribunals, but
when the church had gained strength
enough to take from the civil authori
ties the jurisdiction of marriage and di
vorce, the revolution was complete.
Marriago became a religious ordinance,
and no power except that of the church,
itself could dissolve it.
Tell Fa of OnrMln.
Now York Hour.
Here is a chance for the ministers.
When thev come home from their long
vacations let them omit to tell us what
they have seen abroad or in the moun
tains or at the seashore. Let them take
the people to task lot their little sins;
don't let us have any doctrinal sermons
or theological discon-.es; lot us have
undiluted Christianity, wh'ch denounces
lying, dwtonosty, trickery, nndue ad
vantugo over one's neighlwr, liocntious
noss and all kinds of wrong-doing.
Where Satnre llampn Her Eaak.
Cor. Denver Now.
While on earth I never expect a view
more glorious than on Gray 'a Peak,
Col. o pen can describe it, and this
is merely the stub of a 6-ccnt pencil. If
in somo sphere of the future there is a
panorama more grand in its roughness,
more magnificent in iU extent and less
adapted to general transportation, no
wonder that the inhabitants have winga.
How seldom we realize the massivenesB
of nature when she really humps Juj
back.' - - ' :
Real Bummer Hotel.
Of the days I i'lnt in YSniilHife'coul
ness and comfort in the delightful Cuban
house, thero was none wlion I did not
reflect how stranso a thing it in that wur
summer hotels nud summer out tiiges iu
this -country are . not built upon the
tropical plan. The morel turned the
question of the practicability of the mat
ter over in my mind the less reason I
could 8co why, with such modes before
us, wecontiDue to build summer dwel
lings upon the some plan as our city
Tho mast delightful lodgings I ever in
habited were in a hotel in Mnntanzus.
My bed-room had a floor of tiling at
leant fifteen and perhaps twenty feet be
low th ceiling. The door wm out in
two, width-wise, so that the ton could be
shut to keep tho sun out, or the bottom
could be shut to keep intruders out
while the open top let in the air; or a
ourtnin could bo drawn across tho lower
half when I wished to read or write, or
take comfort in my shirtsleeves, with
privacy and coolness combined. '
A little window high in the opposite
wall provided for tho circulation of air.
But when tho door was wholly open, 1
MiW beyond ' the little covered gallery
hat led to all the rooms around a central
eourt, a tropic garden at my feet and the
clear sky overhead, for the court was
open to the sky, and was planted with
fruit trees and flowers in great boxes on
a flooring of marblo mosaic. F.very
room in the two-story, hotel opens on
this court and has a window or door
through tho outer wall. Tho guests sit
in the dining-room looking out upon the
smiling park across tho, street or back
into tho littlo garden in the heart of tho
house. The kitchen, the baths, the
closets and the sleeping-rooms of the
help are on the farther side of this court,
to all iuteuts and purposes in a separate
buUdiri,;,Iho front of tho hotel ou the
grounaniw is a series of doors and win
dows so big and clone together that when
all are open tho peoplo of the houso en
joy all the advantages of the open air
without suffering from the sun. - If tho
air is moving in Mantanuis it moves
through that hotel. '
The l:rly Hlaer a Nnlsaaee. '
San Francisco Chronicle "Undertones,"
I rcmcmlwr many years ago reading a
most sensible article In an English paper
on early rising. It sot down early rising
as tho bano of modern civilization.
Ro;Uly, I believe it is right. The gentle
man over mo is not a nowspaper man.
llo goes to bod early ana very early Us
begins to move about. .In tho con
sciousness of virtuous ' industry he
despises all who do not get up ns early
as he does. Sometimes he sins, but
thero is always a heartiness and cht?er
fulness about his dressing in the morn
ing which keeps all below him awako.
As a positivo fact the early riser is a
nuisance... In. those days when lifo pplj
begins uftgr dinner, the man who r'nc
with tualark breaks up everything. He
begins to yawn during dinner, llo goes
to sleep and snores : immodiately alter,
lie is remonstrated with, and gives as an
excuso that he gets up at daylight, lie
gets up at daylight, ho wakes up all the
houso, ho is merry when peoplo are en
joying their best sleep, and ho simply
inflicts upon himself, with tho most vir
tuous and praiseworthy iutent, annoy
ance. . ' . .'.-'',
" An army of Benedicts. i
I London Truth.
The Italian army has for Bomo yean
been known as a legion of benedicts.
For many years it was a royal rulo that
no officer holding his majesty's com
mission should marry unless he possessed
a certain amount of private income. It
aly is not a rich nation, and tho subal
terns of iU army are not wealthy. Tho
consequence is that married officors have
been the exception, not tho rulo in Italy.
The grievance for in this light the rule
has been regarded by its victims was
recently brought nnuor the uotico of his
majesty, and the king has now relaxed
the regulation, fixing the marriago in
come of his officials at a point which will
enable gallant gentlemen to enter the
bonds of matrimony in the broad light
of day, as becomes the action of tho
soldier, instead of marrying in secret
and repenting at leisure. .
A Burial In Palestine. , ,
Jaffa Cor. Kansas City Journal. 1
The other day a tomb was opened, and
I had tho surprise of discovering . that
tlie Biblical 'method ; of interment still
prevailed. It was a young man who had
died. His body was first washed and
then wrapped in new white linen, tho
feet and hands being tied with tho same
stuff, and a napkin being wound around
his face, as in the case of Lazarus. Then
tho bonos of tho young man's father
were taken out of the grave, and put
back into the new grave with tho fresh
remains. As this process is repeated
from generation to generation, of course
tho dust of previous paternal ancestors
is mingled with tho fresh consignments
of clay, so that the' dead rnay literally
be said to "sleep with their fathers."
A Trench Equipage.
New York Post
A new style of equipaso is to bo in
troduced at Uowport and Lenox ; this
year, called by tho French a char-a-banc.
It ia intended to accommodate a' large
party, and L? bettor adapted for country
drives than for regular avenue parado;
IU distinguishing novelty is the three
horses abreast which drag it, and a Rus
sian innovation of a large hoop fastened
over the back of the middle horse, to
which small bells are attached, has boon
introduced with those that have been
imported to this country. The effcet
will be novel and picturesque, no doubt;
but in a country neighborhood the tink
ling bells might call up memories' of the
rag and bottle man, or tho summer ieo
Tbe Strength of;roMlnat Blreb.
There is a birch tree in York, Mo.,
only about forty feet high, two roots of
which have been ablo to l.ft home twelve
inohes a block of granite computed to
wei'h twenty tons. Tho tree is still
grow.u, and the rock continues to be
raised and pushed sideways at the rate
of nearly m inch a year.
Philadelphia Call: A patent device
for fastening a neck-tie has just boon
sold to a company for $1,000,000. If it
will keep the necktie from playing leap
frog with the collar it U worth it.
DOMESTIC TEUSGRAfHIC MtTWb.
' Crops in Sow'F.ngland'wYll yTtdJfair.
Hog cholera Is t'pidumlc ih New" Jarsayi
Eose EytliiKO BayS aha is no relation to
pearl, 't - ;
J 1 r
. There are 123 prisoners In the Montana
penlteutiary. i., '., u V,
Another big gas well has been struck
Tbe Ute Indians are on the warpath in
southeastern Utah., , , ; 1
San Francisco is determined to have no
more Chinese lepers.
The Union Pacific shops at Kansas City
have been shut down.
, Green McCullough was lynched at Cot
thula, Texaa, recently. i .
A CoiKrrcsslenal naval committee will
soon visit San Francisco. '
Billings, Montana, will ship 600,000
pounds of wool this vear.
New York canals have carried 2,003,853
tous this year a falling off.
S. F. Wentworth committed suicide In
San Dletfo, Cal., the Other day. v
It is rumored in Washington that Indian
Commissioner Price has resigned.
A squaoh weighing 1!0 pounds was ths
boast of San Diego, Cal., last week.
British gold bars valued at f 1,500,000
were landed In New York last week. - -
Last week's bullion shipments from
Butts, Montana, aggregated flUO.sl'O. ,
A fire in Chinatown in Port Cost. Cal.,
recently, did f 2,000 worth of damage.
Two hundred negroes will march in the
Knights of Labor procession in xvew 1 era.
Ths Salvation Army in Cincinnati has
been disbanded, not Having been a sue
cess, : '. .,
Schley and Haren deny that human
nesn was eaten during tne ureeiey expe
dition. .A delegation of Conimanrhe, Kiowa
and Wichita Indians is visiting in Wash
iugton. , .. . . ...
Near Helena. MT the other day,' Linn
McFarland wm burned to death by a lamp
General Grant Is to receive 910,000 for
his articles on the war, for the Century
The continued rains have made much
havoc with the smaller fruits in central
A monument will probably be erected
over the grave of General James Shields
in New York. ..
One hundred and thirteen foundlings
have been picked up in New York In the
last six iuonuis.
AtClendive, Montana, recently. Thomas
Allen was seriously injured by the explo
sion of a Urpedo. .
At Glenaenln, M. T lost week, Pete
McDqrmott shot and- instantly killed a
man named Murane.
Governor St. Jfchn ran away from home
at 12 years of age, was married at 10, and
was a widower at 2U. t T j . j.
The sanitary Inspection in progress in
San Francisco is bringing some terribly
nasty things to light. .
The bricklayers of New York, who are
on a strike, are jubilant, ths bosses show
ing signs of weakening, . , , r
A daughter of William Antor hnd Orve
Wilson, son of It. T. Wllsou, will be mar
ried at Newport, It. I.j Boon, f j . ; j
There were 15,000,01)0 gallons of French
champagne more Bold in this country last
year than were raised In France.
A negro at Athens, Ga., bound out his
child for one vear to get money to go ou
an excursion with a lire company.
The next meeting of the Army of tho
Tennessee will be held ia Chicago, on the
second Wednesday of August, 1SH5.
A Boston dispatch says: The old Beach
street theater burned last week. It was
occupied by a number of tradesmen.
The skin of a Florida rattlesnake, eight
feet two inches long, has been forwarded
to the National Museum at Washington.
A New York dispatch says: The leading
depositors at the Wall street bank peti
tioned the court last week t appeiut a re
ceiver. .: j '(-..;'!,
Russell Sage, who was thought to have
gone crazy by recent Wall street losses, is
quite well, and will soon appear on the
The Congressional committee, to inves
tigate the Soldiers' Home in Milwaukee,
have arrived there and will begin taking
testimony. . , ,
A Tntckee, Nev.. dispatch says: The
Truckes and Sierra Valley road Is reported
to be in an almost impassible condition,
owing to the lute storms. ?
Dog stealing has been reduced to such a
science in lioston that a protective society
against it has been formed, one man start
ing it with a contribution of $1,000.
Round Stone, a police officer from Pine
Yil.a liNiiifi' !u in fin, lnwilir nl
Tsugue valleys, iu Montana, with orders
to bring oucK llie auu renegaue ineyenncs
now wandering in that country, -
A Chinese leper was discovered a few
days ago in the state prison at San Qaen
tin, Cal. The directors have concluded ta
ask the Governor to pardon hlin, on condi
tion that be shall at once return to China.
Postmaster General Grcsham has been
thoroughly overhauling the subordinate
olllces of ids department, and will call to
sharp account several heads of bureaus
and divisions for laxness of discipline and
shirking of responsibility.
A disastrous Are occurred in Cincinnati
recently. Twenty dwelling houses, the
Little Miami depot and the lumltcr yard
of llintou & Cole were burned, lliuton &
Coles loss Is $'.10,000. One fireman was
injured and will likely die. -
Three children living on a farm near
South Perry, Ohio, named Robert Wood,
Louis D. ood and Kate Shaw, all under
ten years of age, were burned to death in
a barn last week, iiavlug gone there to
smoke, and In so doing set the building
on tire. .,,,.. , , , . ' ,
The First Comptroller of the Treasury
has iriven an opinion that there is no au
thority for the payment of claims of the
Creek nation of Indians, sggregatlnK $ l,.
740, alleged to be due under article 6 of
the treaty or August 7, Jinn, ana mai
there Is no appropriation under which It
can be paid.
The attorney of F. E. Hutrhlngs, the
San Francisco strangle, has filed a pc"
tion with the Commissioner of Insanity,
requesting that bis client be examined as
to his fanitT. as from the stolid indiffer
ence manifested when the death sentence
was pronounced there Is ground to believe
that Hutching Is of unsound mind.
William J. Lansing, once one of the
most brilliant lawyers of Cohoea. N. Y.,
tried to kill himself reesntly by dashing
huge granite paving blocks airaint his
bead, and alsa by dashing his head upon
tbe pavement. lie had been arraigned in
the police court for intoxication. He will
be taken to the Utlca insane asylum.
roUEIUN TELKOBAi'HiC M8W. ,
President Grevy, of France, Is at Jura.
Dumont, the Paris archaeologist, is dead.
Victoria, B., wants to'ralse 9100,000.
Marshal Scranno is dying at Blarries,
' Sickness among French troops lo China,
ib increasing. .
Manitoba will have an enormous wheat
crop this yoar. .
, Salvation Army meetings are prohibited
Michael Davltt denies that he Is "at
war" with ParnolJ,
It is reported that cholera has broken
out in Toulouse, France.- ; 1 1 , f
Advices from India report the crop pros
pects lower, owing to drought. , . ,
The late Kind of Annam has been poi
soned bv anti-French mandorlus.
An anti-Jewish outbreak is reported
from the province of Roune, Russia.
The bill for the revision of the French
constitution has passed ths Congress.
Fifteen hundred sharpshooters em
barked at Algiers last week for Tonquin.
Ten persons were killed by a powder
mill explosion at ou 1 etersburg recently.
The French Senate has voted nO.000,000
francs to carry on operations iu Madagas
car. The French transport and one Ironclad
have departed from Foo Chow for Houg
British gunboats have been ordered to
Heligoland for the protection of Luglish
tisheriea. !,, . !! i
Ten persons connected with the Social
ists were expelled from Festh, Hungary,
last wee. ' . , .; : t
-It Is rumored that the French garrison
has been massacrced while en route for
Tonqulnese pirates Infest the West river
and are ravaging the country north of
llarp I'ong. 1
Indian Jim. committed for rourclur,
hanged himself iu the Victoria, It, C,
jail last week. ' .
, Horr Von Maitcffel, governor of Alsace
Lorraine, has been summoned to Uorlln to
confer with the Kinperor.
' Ernest Lowenberg, a famous pianist and
a pupil of Rubenatein, died In Vienna re
cently, in the Ztith year of his age, 1 , 1
A dispatch from Brighton says that the
Duke of Wellington dropped (lead there
as he entered the train for Londou. . . ,
A Paris dispatch says: Two reirjmenU
of marines and three more Ironclads are
being placed in readiness for China. ( ,
'Sir Evelya-Wood, commander of the
Egyptian forces, started up the Nile last
week to inspect the forts and camps.
That portion of the Canadian Pacific
railroad between Emory and lioston Har,
in Urltish Columbia, will cost f H0.CO0 a
The number of cases admitted into the
Marseilles hospitals since the outbreak of
chslera there is Ki7, of which !M3 have
died. , . , t
The German admiralty has authorised
German fishermen in the North sea to use
II rearms should English Ushers molest
The commission appointed to take evi
dence In concerning the Chinese In British
Columbia began its labors in Victoria last
weck. ...11... 1,, 1 a.
A Chinese miner was drowned near
Kamlootm, B. C, recently, by a cloud
burst which sent a torrent of water down
the gulch in which be was working. , , ,
Black Flags lroin Laoki, and it is ru
mored that Chinese troops also, are march
lug southward onTuyetikwan, an Isolated
post sixty miles north of Hung Uou.
Owing to ill health, Induced by over
work, George O. Trevelyn, chief secretary
of Ireland, is not llkoly to he in the House
of Commons tho rest of the present ses-
slsu. ..,.,,, ,1 . , ... .
Two batalllons of British troops at Sim
la, under relief orders for England, are to
go to KxypU The Indian government op
poses the depletion, of the British forces
jit India.' L -J "
Eight of the Turkish mutineers at As
sioul have been sentenced to death and
two were shot at Abassiyet last week.
The sentence of the others has been com
muted to servitude for life.
The King of Sweden, who Is now In
England, is a popular guest with both
lords and commoners, and his easy car
riage and universal courtesy are subjects
of general and favorable remark.
The Duke of Nassau has issued a formal
protest against the King of . the Nether
lands' declaration that tho passaire of the
Dutch regency settles the question of suc
cession to the duchy of Luxemherg.
In the House of Commons last week Mr.'
Parnell spoke in opposition to the grant
to the Queen's college in Ireland. Mr.
O'Connor, Home Rulo inemlmr from Gal
way, spoke in favor of iU The grant was
carried. , , .-..,
The Londtm Drurv Lane Theater, In
which llaverly's minstrels have been per
forming, has been summarily closed. It
hi rumored that the steo was taken on ac
count of non-payment of rent. The com
pany lias experienced a oaa season,
' At the medical concrress, which met In
Copenhagen, Denmark, last week, Dr.
John S. Billings, assistant surgeon gen
eral, U. B. A., in behalf of the American
Medical Association, Invited tne congress
to hold its next meeting in Washington,
lnlW. ';.,' mj;j v v j; -M
Those who suffered losses at the time of
the bombardment of Alexandria by the
British are becoming impatient in their
demands 'for indemnity. If not settled
soon, they threaten to make a great pub
lic demonstration to bring a pressure up
on the authorities.
The Advanced Liberals held a meetlnir
in London recently. ' They resolved to
establish a league, whlah should labor for
the rerorm or tne House 01 Lords, xney
wish to deprive the peers of their power
of legislative veto and to abolish the he
reditary peerage altogether.
EmfTand'and Holland offer to raise (he
blockade of Tonorn and give the Rajah
Kio.ikiO rupees if he will release the crew 1
of the Rntish steamer Nisero, which was
wrecked on his coast last autumn. If the
IUjah refuses this offer England and Hol
land will combine to punish bim.
The thunder storms which swept over
the north of England and Scotland re
cently were almost unexampled in sever
ity. 01 any miuuings in junnuurun, i-im
and other cities were partly demolished
by lightning. Dundee was enveloped In
darkness for an hour, and traffic was sus
pended, i.i , ,
A Madagascar dispatch, dated July 25th.
says: The Freneh troops are displaying
the greatest activity in drawing mules
from nennion oy requisition, uenerai
Willoughby is at Tarafatee with IO.IXiU
Hovas. wk are mainly Telrtng on mortifi
cations and torpedo pits. Measures have
been taken to retire, 11 necessary, to Am
boL fifty miles Inland. r j J ; ;j
WETLAND HAalKT iLttVUt
rLOUR-Fanrr extra, f bbl, 4.fi(k
4.76 superfine. &J.60.
WHEAT-Goud to choice, It 100 Ir.
l.M; good valley,l.ao4 1.35; Walla Walla,
FEED, KTC.-Corn meal, 100 lbs., f 2.75
(3.0U: buckwheat, .".60; oat meal. fLOUTf .
4,25: cracked wheat, W.&W.M; bran, 4
ton $14(0)10; shorts. lHa,LlH, middlings,
fine, $'41,011; hay, baled, $10.1)0 feliOU;
chop, $22.50: oil cake meal, J5.00.
OATS New, tf bu, 32Ca..Vc.
HAKLEY-iirewing, 1(0 lbs.. $1.10 .
1.25: feed, $1.10; ground. $25.00.
RYK Nominal, ? 100 lbs.. $1.50(3;2.00.
BEANS Small white, $3.25; bayos,
$4.25, pinks, $4.2. and butters, $3.30;
country brands, $lcj4.25.
bUUAK-ioldeu V. In bls If lb., 80, '
In ht bbls., Mc; re lined 1). bids., . hi
bbls., : dry granulated, bbls., BJs, hf
bbls., tfjc; crushed, bbls., tjjc; An
crushed, bbls., 10, hf bbls,, hc; cube,
bbls. bo. ht bbls, 10Jc; islands, No. 1, kgs,
74fl, bgs., 7c.
SYUUPS-Callfornla refinery s. If gah,
bbls., B2jc, kgs.. 5c, cs gal. tins, 06c;
Eastern, bbls.. If gal., 65c, kgs, 00c, cs.,
HONEY In comb, if Ib 18c: strained
In S gal., lc f lb.; 1-gal. tins, dot, $14.0$
15.00. balf-Ral.. $7.60.
VEUETAULES Potatoes, V bu., 2M -30c,
according to variety, new, t? lb, Jc;
cabbage, If lb,. U?.2c; turnips, If set.,
75c: carrots, 75c; beets, 7ic; onions, f lb,
lie: parsnips, sck, 75c; corn, If dos, 12
BUTTER Fancy, fresh roll, If Ib 2fi
27Jc; Inferior, grade, l20c; pickled, 2U4
CHEESE-Callfornla, 13lflje; Orvaon
large choice, 1 6(0. 17c. small, ItXftlHo.
hGUS W'doi., ate.
GREEN FHUITS-Apples,new.9bx..n v
a,7&c; lemons, California, $3.7.rKaj4.&0, Sicily.
1.00; oranges, f bx., $i.7j5.00- limes,
lot), $1.2i; peaches, If bx, $1.50; plums, 1
50$ 1; currants. lb, 6c; pears, California
Bartletta, $1.25(311.60; watermelons, If dos,
DRIED FRUITS Apples, machine-.i
cured, If 124i,13c, suu-ctirod, looolle;, 1 1
peaches, niaclilue-cured, In boxes, K;ilite;. .
prunes, German, in boxes, If U KujlOc; f
plums, sua-curea.pltles,10$!llo, machine-
cured, 12($13c; pears, machine-cured. 12la
14c, sun-cured, luaic; ugs,taiuoruia,20-u.,
bx.. 8c: Smvrnt, Uii&'Xv- . I i
WOOL Valley, H10; Eastern Ore
HIDES AND BAGS - Hides, dry,'
sound. 17c If lb, culls, one-third less;
salt hides, heavy plump, He, light
weights, 7c; kips aud calf, He. sheep pelts, '
just shorn, 10c, two mouths wool, 20c,
lambskins, HKulO", tallow, 0c; burlaps, 40
in. He, 45 in., HJc, 00 in., 16o; twine, flour, US
(?40c, wheat, 35c, fleece, 1213cj gunnies,
loMlsc, wheat sacks, 747j(c;
POULTRY -Cliickens, r dos., spring,
$2.00(ai4.00. old. $5(?6.00; ducks. louA;
geese, $UCa;9; turkeys. If lb., 1214c
HOPSHf lb., 25(u.30o:
, PROVISIONS-bsron, 13c If tt; hams,
country, If lb., 15(g) loc, butcher, Bcrc
shoulders, tsJlOc, ' . i
LARD tvegs, f lb., li12c: Eastern; '
palls, U124o Oregon, tins, 12(fliic
FlSli-Extra Pacille codfish, whole, is
C., 74c, boneless, in bxs., tyclf Ib.j domeatio
salmon, hf bbls., fS.UK7.00, bbls.. $11.00.
1-ui. sans, V dos., Bl.4ii; mackerel, no. 1, r
kit, 81.7V2.tlU, No. 2, fl.MXull.75, No. 1,
hf bbls., $10.09, No. 2, $S.50; herrings, -salted,
hf bbls.. , dried. 10-lb. bxs.. 75c.
RICK-Saiidwlrh Islands, No. 1, f tK,
64c; China mixed, ; 45c; China No. 1,
none: ItatiKSon, 64c.
FRUITS Prunes, Hungarian, 12m
16c; raisins (sew), if bx., 2.f0()2.75, hi
bxs., (i7fif.iH.00, qr bxs., f:i.2.XoA35, 8th
bxs., $:i.2&j!(3-60; currants.- Zauto, th,
in bxs., 10c: cltwn, if Ib. fh drums, 224o;. J
almotids, Marseilles, tb.,tlH(2tlc Lauo,
20c walauui, Chill, ll(gll24c, California,
12(8) 13c. '. ' I. - ..
. PEAS, SEEDS. Etc. Beans, If ft., pea, - ,
4c, s. w., io, Ig. w., 44c, bayou, 4io, pink, ,
41e, Umas, ,4c; peas, Held, 24g34c, sweet,
1ka 20c; timothy, seed, K4rfl2o, red clover, ". 1
22(91250, white clover, HKuJtic, alfalfa, W4 -,'
20c. hungariau grws, 8(1 l)c, miUsi, m0e,
orchard grass, lfttdOc, rye grasa. 20ttf26e,
red top, lixgvivc, blue grass, tu&jsjev i
Suite grass, lucnic. . .
8A mwnwo MAtiiaa ',
RECEUTS Wheat, 104.0W ctTs. flour,'
K5.000 or. ska.: oats. 1.0U0 ells.; poUtoes,
4,500 sks. : egrs, 0,500 dos.
r LOU K ban Frapclwo extra, beat, at
$5.00(i!5.2O; luedlunij $3.60(4.60; shipping
WHEAT There is no heavy volume of
business in progress. Growers do not take'
kindly to the comparatively low ruling
prices, and a good deal of grain ia beln
placed la warehouses in preference to be
ing forwarded to market. The demand la
active, and exporters are ready to take lib
eral consignments of good shipping qual
ity, provided it can be obtained at $1,321
if ctl, This figure fairly represent ths
situation at toe msmeut It Is possible
that transactions are made at $1.3'li and
even at $1.3 per ctl., but business at these)
prices Is exceptional and easily explained
by certain attendant circumstances.' On
call there was a fair disposition to specu
late on the future of the market, though ii
was not general enough to create any pai
tloular enlargement of the record of sales.
Last week's business was as follows:
Bnyer season, city 100 tons. $1,411; COO,
$1.44J; 100, $1.44; 100. $1.43J.
Buyer 1HH4, clty-300 tons, $1,381.
Seller 1HH4, clty-200 tous, ? 1.34 If stl.
Closing prices wcrej '
Buyer season 300 tons, $1.43 V ctl.
Buyer season, city 100 tons, $1,434: 100,
Buyer 1HW-100 tons, $1,371. '
Seller 1HK4, Port Costa-KX) tons, $1.314 '
BEANS We Quote as follows: Bayos,
$l.60r4.0O; butter, $.3.25: pinks, $4.50;
red, $4.60; Lmas, $2.00 (S) 2.75; small
White. $2.65ffl2.75; pea, $2.762.80 If cU.
HAY Altalfa,$H.U0(12.00; wheat,$13.00
(810.00; oat, $12.UK 1(1.00; barley, $U.00
12,U mixed. $7.0OY4ll.OOt ton.
GROUND B ABLE Y Quotable at $20
BEESWAX This article finds poor cus
tom. Quotable at 24c If Ib.
MIDDLINGS Active at f20.0022.00 If
ton. -i , .. ' . . .
' CORN California ysllsw is quotable at
$1,674(3)1.60 for large, and $1,024 1.05 for
small; white, $1.6o4L66; Nebraska, white,
$1,424(21.45 cU. i .
APPLES-4f bx., 6075o. . ,.
HONEY-Extracted. cV7o If ft for
choice: comb, 8m)llc; extracted, 6 54c
. BARLEY The market keeps pretty '
steady, considering that the new crop la
now finding Its way to market in fairly
liberal amounts. Offerings are compara
tively large, but holders are firm, and ef
forts to obtain any marked concessions
are, as a rnle, fruitless. Buyers do their
best to force values to a lower basis, but.
so far, etTbrts of this character have not
availed anything. No. 2 grades of Feed
are quotable at 77fz80c If ctl. In Drew,
ing there is nothing new worth remark
ing. The tone of the situation is of easy
character, and the market is likely to
shape more favorab'y for buyers as the
time approaches when the new crop ean
be better utilized than at present. Good
new Brewing can be bought at 85Ca,U0e,
while old ranges from (toc(g$1.05 V ctl.
Chevalier has not yet come is to much
prominence, as the samples have been
more or less of indifferent character. A
wide range in values Is expected this sea
son. Choice will probably find quick sale
at $1.40 If ctl and even higher, while poor
is likely to role as low as Il.lor$1.15, with
dull sale at even these prices. Sales were:
Buver season 20U tons. V3c: 100. Kiic:
JW, 3ic; 100, 83Jc If ctl.