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EUGENE CITY GUARD.
EUGENE CITY. ORECK)N.
A GAMBLER'S RASH ACT.
A Chlarac Artor MtaMirrf. A llua
Thief Arientcd. Miiotv Hbrtlit
DECAPITATED BY THE TRAIN.
A Uuinblrr' llamli Act.
A well-known gambler named Frank
Woolstead. alia Peto Olstead, shot
himself twice with (suicidal intent, in
a pawn-broker's shop at Los Angeles,
Cal. He Baked for a revolver, and an
mm u an he got it placed the muzzle t
his abdomen ami lired. The bullet
passed through him and struck a man
named James Gillespie in the side, the
ball ranging round unci lodging in his
chest. Uillepsiu is watchman at the
Southern Pacific depot, and happ ned
to be in the shop at tiie time trying on
a coat. His wound is very dangerous.
Woolstead fired a second shot into the
floor, a third into the ceiling, and a
fourth into his own head. Despite his
terrible injuries ho is yet alive, but is
not expected to recover. He is about
33 years old. The supposed csuse of
his rash act is despondency, us he re
gently served a long sentence In jail
A Chinese Actor Stubbed.
Chun Fun, an uctor at the Chinese
theatre at Han Francisco, was stabbed
and probably fatally wounded by a
highbinder, who afterwards made his
escape. Fun was in his room when
the murderer entered and demanded
money. This was re-fused, and the as
sassin drew a knife and stabbed him
in the neck, wrist and across the tem
ple. The highbinder then ran away.
The jewelry establishment of Wen
dell A Haller. at Chehalis, W. T., was
robbed on the night of August 11th
last, and gi ld and silver watches, rings,
chains and other articles valued at
$1,500 stolon. The thieves went to
San Francisco to dispose of their
plunder, and Detectives Dan Coffee,
Mauley and Kilvey arrested Wni.Duu
lap and James Uartlott and placed
them in the city prison. A portion of
the stolen property was found on their
persons, and in a valise in their room
was stored the rest of the jewelry.
' Chief Crowley telegraphed the author
it ies at Chehalis, and the sheriff ai
rived and will take the buiglars back
on a charge of burglary.
Decapitated by a Train.
Arthur Douelly, who for some time
has been in tho employ of the South
ern Pacific Company at Han Francis
co, was run over and killed by an out
going Monterey train. While un
loading a llatear which stood along
side the main line, he slipped and fell
on the track just as the train was pass
ing. His head was severed from his
Nulelde of a Young mother.
Mrs. Lizzie Holmts, 27 years old,
committed sr'eido by jumping from I
window of the third Hit, of an apart
ment house in Brooklyn, N. Y. 'Hit
young mother left a family of three
children, all under 4 years of age.
A Conductor Killed.
Jules Steele, a conductor on the
north-end freight of the North Pacific
Coast railroad, was run over aud killed
near San Rafael, Cal. Several cars
passed over his body, and it was badly
I lata I tall.
Georgo Farlow, a Yolo rancher, fell
from a railroad trestle, near Sacra
mento, Cal., receiving injuries from
which he died. He had heen at the
fair in the pavilion, and startinl in the
wrong direction. When he discovered
his error he started to return to the
city. He was walking down the rail
road track when ho fell. He was 60
years of age ami well to do.
Nulelded b) I aklUH Morphine.
Belle Johnson, a heart-broken
woman, ended her life in the city re
ceiving hospital at San Francisco.
She died from the effects of morphine
taken with suicidal intent. This was
the third time she attempted to take
her life. The woman was 17 years
old aud hail been married, but her
husband left her several years ago.
Since then she has lived with her
mother. She had grieved over her
husband's desertion, aud but a year
ago tried to kill herself.
A HiWU) Thief Arretted.
A man giving the name of K. H.
Cropsey, bas been arrested at San
Jose, Cal. He had a small shop where
he repaired and repainted buggies,
but the game he played was to go to
tin- neighboring villages aud wheiever
he found a convenient horse and
buggy he would pick them up, drive
to Han Jose aud paint ami disguise the
vehicle, and sell it at anelion. Twelve
hones and four buggies have been re
covered. His letters show he had
A Portland lluuilng hi Mltlrr
' Willie Hall, a bright looking lad. Ill
years of age, was taken to the office
of i he chief of police at Han Francis
co, to in detained until his sisters, who
are suposid to I c livii g here, are
found. The boy UJt his parents arc
dead, aud that about, two months sgo
he left his old home in Portland, Ore
gon, with his tw sisters. They
stopped over at Bacrameuio, hud a
few days lut' r his tistors came to this
city. Willio grew homesick and
started out in search of his sifters.
The police will endeavor to bring
about a meeting.
Killed I.J the Cars.
Frank Maohudo, a young Spaniard,
while jumping oil and on a freight
train while switching, hi Gilroy, Cal.,
fell under the wheels and wus run
over, and his ankle was so badly
crushed that (loath resulted lroui the
Know Mn ils Horned.
Thirteen hundred feetof snow sheds
burned a mile west of Trui ktc, Cal.
The fire caught from a locomotive.
Fiie tiains fiorn Truckce aud Summit
soon arrived, Lut the sheds burned
f atal KeMilt of a Dispute.
Stephen Johnson and Fred. B.ilzae
had a discussion which ltd to blows,
at Sin Marcos, Cnl. Johnson struck
Balzae over the head with a stick.
The latter diew a knife snd stabbed
his opponent, inflicting a wound from
which Johnson died in a few minutes.
The murderer at once gave himself in
to the hauds of theoilict re.
Ntr Inline lor More Throut.
Neil Kelly, a 14-year-old, took
strychnine at a ranch in Sutter
county, Cal., and died in Yuba City.
He had been putting out poison for
gophers and claimed ho took some to
cure his sore throat.
Fell I Hi) Feet and aim Killed.
At Little Johns' place near Hi quej.
Cal., Edward Merrill, a lumberman
fell down a bank lifty feet, struck on
his head, bounded into the creek thirty
feet below, was picked up two hours
h.ter u i i line viiHii nod died. The
deceased had been at a party at Little
Johns and had stepped out into the
darkness when the accident occurred.
A murine named Fritz Oppinger,
Vallejo, Cal., who has been 0OH fined
for drunkenness at the Marine bar
racks at Mare island, handed himself
with a piece of his coat from the grat
ing in his cell.
I In at l.ukeport.
Fire broke out in Tully's merchan
dise store, at Lakeport, Cal, and in a
short time that store, Mrs. Green's
lokging house and Mrs. Bray's lodging
house and restaurant were consumed,
and Levy's two-story brick with a
stock of merchandise was badly dam
aged. Tho total loss was $13,000, in
Ma loon Keeper fatally Wounded
Theodore Medina, of Napa, Cal., as
saulted Capt. Baxter with a knife, cut
ting him so seriously that he will die.
Medina's wife frccpiently visited Bis
ter's saloon, and Medina accused him
of giving her whisky and opium. An
altercation following, Baxter chasing
Medina and striking him with a bil
liard cue, tho latter drew a knife and
drove it iuto Baxter's lung. Mediua
claims the act was in self-defense.
I ire 111 a Jil'l l.i Mil in e.
Fire broke out in the tine new resi
dence of Angus Mackintosh, president
of the Merchants' National bank, at
Seattle, W. T., lappOMd to have been
the result of spontaneous combustion
in a room where hud been thrown by
workmen a lot of greasy clothes. The
lire was quickly extinguished and the
damage was only about $'200.
Killed b) h llurniinii Canon.
Thomas Bogan was instantly killed
by tho bursting of a cinon at a demo
cratic speaking at Tulare, Cal.
T pc-U'rlt lag lleeord lledllccd.
Frank I). McGurrau, of Halt Lake,
champion tyie-writer of the world,
gave an exhibition of his wonderful
work at Chicago, and succeeded in
putting down the record. The opera
tor's first task was copying a news
paper article, reading it himself. In
one minute he wrote ninety-Bvo words.
He then wrote from diet 'timi, and in
one minute he wrote 10K words, and
concluded the performance by a blind
fold i flort, m which he succeeded in
writing 107 words in one minute.
Death to .narrlage.
At Handy creek, N. Y., Wm. Van-
derwert was to have been married to
Miss Fraukie Matteson, a highly re-
ipsOttd young lady, but before the
hour arrived for the ceremony he shot
hi lilt el ( dead.
t Minister' Son lirowncd.
John D. CaperUni, a printer, son of
Ri v. H. C. Caperton, a prominent
Baptist minister, and John Pearce, an
old river man, were drowned in the
OhU river uear Iiouisville, by the cap
sizing of a sail boat.
The l.oat I. a lluon.
Referring to the balloon found near
Providence, R. I., with the name "Carl
Myersand the penciled words, -"Met
our death in tho clouds," Madame
Charlotte, who made a balloon ascen
sion, says : "On the 26th instant Leon
A. Dan and Charlotta, wife of Carl
Myers, were to have had a balloon
nee fri in Syracuse. The name found
on the lost balloon is that of my man
ager Carl Myen. I cannot believe
Charlotta or Dre are hurt, though
the.y may be. I have not heard any
thing In relation to the mutter, which
rnaki s me think it can be neither of
them. Perhaps I have not b en tele
graphed for fear 1 should be fright
ened." Death of a Mexican War Veteran.
A fatal accident occurred at the
Commercial hotil, in Phoenix, Arz ,
by which Joseph B. Bl.u kwell, a vet
eran of the Mexican war li st his life.
He retired at nieht to a cot standing
on tho new verand.i. On which no ban
ister lud been erected, toward morn
ing he arose and walked off the ver
ander, fracturing his thigh bone and
sustaining internal injuries from which
he died. He was 72 years old, and a
noted member of the Texas rangers
during the Mexican WAT,
A Iffantlc IVkest Steal.
W. G. Hanley, a oommission dealer,
of the firm of Peterson & Hanley, of
Minneapolis, was arrested on a war
rant charging him with stealing li0,
000 bushels of wheat from the Minne
apolis union elevator No. 2. It was
first discovered that 50,000 bushels of
wheat had been stolen by overloading
cars. Hanley has been D. C- Motk A
Co's cashier and bookkeeper. They
are grain dealers, and have suspended,
a largo amount of their paper having
gone to protest. Others are stn-pected
of complicity, including well known
wheat men, and It was said the an
nouncement of the name would cause
a profound sensation, fly the advice
of his attorney, Hanley refused to
A Convict" Fatal Leap.
Anton Blomkr, while being con
veyed to Joliet (UL) penitentiary, U
enter up m a three year' sentence, es
caped from the sheiiff and jumped
from the train. He NO ived a frac
ture of the skull, which will prove
murdered in VI joining.
Information has been received from
Rock Springs, Wyoming, of the mur
der by unknown persons of S. M.
Wall, of Philadelphia, and C. L. Stroug
of New York. Both were wealthy
young men who had been spending
the summer hunting. It is supposed
that they were robbed by tho guilty
A lull of snow in the South.
There was a light snowfall at Harris- j
burg, Va. The weather was very cold.
Fitful falls of snow fell at Pulaski
City, Vh., and there was a Ugh! fall in
A Spy in Camp.
A great scare has been caused in the
war department over Information to
the t fleet that a young British officer,
who has been in this cvuutro, has pen-1
ctrated the secret of 0 crating our tor
pedoes, upon which We mainly depend
for coast defenses, and that he has se
cured complete drawing and forwarded
them to England.
A Sudden Deuth.
Among those who attended the fun
eral of the Mennonite bi-hop at Lan
caster, Pa., was Henry W. Stehmah,
who married I grand daughter of
Bishoo Stehman. He noticed a pim
ple on his ringer while listening to the
funeral sermon, and he pricked itwitli
a pin. Before the funeral was over he
became so sick he hud to be taken
home. His hand and arm were
twollen to twice their natural size be
fore he reached home. Ih swelling
spread over his entire bedy, and he
died shortly alter in great agony. Do-j
ceased was but 33 years old, but he
hud, through his own exertions, k -come
tho owner of soveu of Ltncas
ter county's finest farm?. While ac-j
quiring this great property he also
made hitm-ell I cla-sical scholar by
assiduous study. He took an acthe
part in politics, and wm president of;
the local club. He wa looked on as:
toe future farmer ku.g of Lancaster
A Salvation Array Man Killed.
A member of the Salvation Army
named Tuttb boarded a passenger
steamer at South Norwalk, Conn., and
began preaching to ihe fireman of the
steamer. The latter struck Tut'.lo on
the head with a shovel, and Tuttle
died from congestion of the brain.
Another Ilitnk rackaire Stolen.
The fact has just transpired that a
paekago containing $.V800 was stolen
from the New York National Bank of
Republic, in some mysterious manner.
Mrs. Celesta B. If. Wiuslow began
to write stories and poems when nine
years of age.
Georgo W. Chlldl has an extreme
ly rare and valunblo collection of man
uscripts. One of tho most interesting
is that of EdgU Allan Poo's, "The
Murder in the Ruo Morgue."
In literature quotation is good
only when tho writer whom I follow
goesnn way. and. being bettor mount
ed than I. mvos mo a cast, as wo say;
but if I like tho gay equipage so well
as to go out of my road. I had better
have fOM afoot Emerson.
Algernon waiting) "Aw, I say,
Bobby, what does you'ah sistah think
of me anyway?" Bobby "Sho says
she thinks you're just too nice to live
and " Algernon (highly elated)
"Yaas!" Bobby "An' she can't see
why the authorities out of mercy don't
have you shot" Judge.
" Remember, Bridget," said Miss
Clara, "that I am out to every body
but Mr. Sampson." A little later
Bridget answered a ring at the door.
"Whowaa it. Bridget?" asked Miss
Clara. " Young Misther Beaunecamp.
mum. " " And did you say that I was
out?" "Yls,- I sod yes we- out to
Ivorv bodv but MUlher Sampson."
Beliabi.e Quotations Carefully Rl
VI-1 o Kveiiy Wkxx.
WHEAT Valley. l 40$1 42J
Walla Walla, $1 321 35
BARLEY Wl-oV, $0 861 00;
ground, per ton, 20 00a21 50.
OATS Milling, 3234c. ; feed, 28
HAY Baled, $10$13.
SEED Blue Grass, llfjlSe. Tim
othy, 78e.; Red Clover, li3l2ie.
FLOUR Putf nt Roller, $5 00 ;
Country Brand, $4 50.
EOGH Per doz. 25o.
BUTTER Fancy roll, per pound,
tile.; pickled, 3032$c.; inferior
CHEESE Eastern, 13Jc; Ore
gon, l-ll ; California, 14c.
VEGETABLES Beets, per sack,
$1 00; cabhige, per lb., lc. ; carrots,
per sk., $ 75; lettuce, per doz. 10c;
onions, $ 85 ; potatoes, per 100 lbs.,
3040c.; radishes, per doi., 1520c. ;
rhubarb, per lb., 6c.
HONEY In comb, per lb., 18c;
strained, 5 gal. tins, per lb. 8$c.
POULTRY Chickens, per doz..
$2 503 50; ducks, per doz., $5 00(2
6 00; geese, $6 008 00; turkeys,
per lb., lJc.
PROVISIONS Oregon hams, 12Jc
per lb,; Eastern, 1313Jc; Batten
breakfast bacon, 12$c. per lb.; Oregon
1012c. ; Eastern lard, 10(qH4c. per
lb. ; Oregon, lOc.
GREEN FRUITS Apples, $ 50
A 85c ; Sicily lemons. $6 0006 50
California, $3 505 00 ; Naval oranges
$6 00; Riverside, $4 00; Mediterra
nean, $4 25.
DRIED FRUITS Hun dried ap
ples, 7jc. per lb. ; machine dried, 10f?
lie; pitless plums, 13c,; Italian
prunes, 1014c. ; peaches, 12J14c;
raisins, $2 402 50.
WOOL Valley, 17(3 18c; Eastern
HIDES Dry beef hides, 810t;
cull?;, 67c; kip and calf, 810. ;
Murrain, 10 12c. ; tallow, 3i334o.
LUMBER Rough, per If, $10 00;
edged, per M, $12 00; T. and G.
sheathing, per M, $13 00 ; No. 2 door
ing, per M, $18 00; No. 2 ceiling, per
M, $18 00 ; No. 2 rustic, per M, $18 00 ;
clear rough, per M, $20 00 ; clear P. 4
H, per M, $22 50; No. 1 flooring, per
M, $22 50; No. 1 ceiling, per M,
$22 50; No. 1 rustic, per M, $22 50;
stepping, per M, $25 00; over 12
iuches wide, extra, $1 00; lengths 40
to 50, extra, $2 00 ; lengths 50 to 60.
extra, $4 00; li lath, per M, $2 25;
14 lath, per M, $2 50.
BEANH Quote small whites, $1 50;
pinks, $3 ; bayos, $3 ; butter, $4 50 ;
Limas, $4 50 per cental.
COFFEE Quote Salvador, 17c;
Costa Rica, 1820c; Rio, 1820c. ;
Java, J,i . ; Arbuckle's's 1 wasted, 22c.
MEAT Beef, wholesale, 2J3c;
dressed, 6c; sheep, 3c; dtostod, 6c;
hogs, dressed, 89c. ; veal, 57c.
PICKLES Kegs ouoted steady at
SALT Liverpool grades of fine
quoted $18, $19 and $20 for the three
sizes ; stock salt, $10.
SUGAR Prices for barrels; Golden
C.Gc; extra C, 6c. ; dry granulated,
7gc. ; crushed, fine crushed, cube and
powdered, 7 J. i extra C, Ofc; halves
and boxes, $c. higher.
Rill collectors sometimes imitate
tho promoter! of a colonization scheme
and offer special inducements to sot"
tiers. h troit Free Press.
The Russinn law prohibits joking
about tho Emperor. That's why no
ono in Russia ever rofors to Alexander
as an old t'zardine. Tuck.
"Were you troubled with ennui
whilo at sea?" he asked, airily.
"Well," said tho Chicago girl, "I was
at first, but cracked ice relieved mo
very much." Ocean.
Collector (on his tonth visit)
"Look-a-hero; how many nioro times
do you want mo to call with this little
account?'' Bill Overdue' Why, man,
I don't care if you never call again."
Country Minister (to boy fishing)
"What will your father say, little
boy, when he discovers that you have
been fishing Sunday?" Boy " I dun
no, sir; it depends on how many fish I
ketch." .V. '. Sun.
"On ions split In halvos will absorb
smell of fresh paint," says nn ex
change. Ho will a bull fiddlo drown
the sound of a flogcotette; but a man
must have custard brains to like the
remedy. A'cif Haven News.
Prince Pumpornicklo: "Darling
Moos Elsie, I loaf you. Femino. I am
not von uf Hhormany's richest princes,
put I haf four tousand thalers a year."
Miss Elsie: " Why, pa gives fA.000 a
year to our cook." Prince P.: "Veil,
marry me und I will do do cooking."
Benevolent dame(to tramp) "And
o you are always moving from one
section of the country to another? I
should think home ties would often
make you halt" Tramp ' I'm often
lame an' halt, mum, but It ain't the
home ties that does it; It's the railroad
riEVOTEO TO THE iNTJrlUSTS Of FARMERS
In sowing gras for pasture, the best
results are reached by sowing a mix
ture for instance. of red top, timothy,
Kentucky blue-grass, meadow fescue,
and meadow oat grn? bearing in
mind th it a mixture of several sorts is
more likely to afford heib ige through
the whole summer, and 10 he more
peimanent. In seeding for meadows,
though, it is better to .-ow only one
ki"d of seed, as the dirl'ereui kinds
will veiy seldom be ready to harvest
at the same time.
It is surprising what growth grape
vines will"niake over an evergreen, if
given a chance to run. With only
moderately rich soil the vine will en
tirely cover the tree, killing it after a
few years. Its tendrils cling to the
slender stems of the evergreen foliage,
and will not relax their held. The
higher the vine runs the finer the
grapes and the harder they are to get.
It is not a good way to give grape
vines their will ever any kind of trees.
A low, neat trellis will cost but little,
and be every way more satisfactory,
Mr. J. P. Liwes, whose opinion
everybody respects, says he deies not
think the quality of a cow's milk is
affected by the quantity of water she
drinks. In other words, you cannot
dilute her milk by ninking or letting
her drink water. He, however, is 01
the opinion that thin and sloppy feeds
may hate the effect of reducing the
quality of the milk. Doctor Voelcker
is of tho same opinion in regard to
the water supply, and ho agrees with
Mr. Lawes in regaid to tho effect of
loor, sloppy food ou the quality of the
It has been said that a farm with
out a boy would soon come to grief;
but what place would not come to
grief without him? Who is it that,
"dots the chores" and the bothersome
errands? And what boy ever amounts
to much Who is not taught to do
chores well aud in time, ami to do
errands in an exact way? it is busi
ness every time, and fathers should re
member that their methods are noted
and copied by the boys, ami if the
hatchet, spade or rake is left to rust
tinder the tree in the yard, he thinks
that, if father docs :t, it must be all
On soils containing any clay or min
erals a crust forms on the surface of
cultivated fields after every rain. It
is earned ny the water of evaporation,
leaving all its minernl eieinents on the
surface, when it changes to moisture
This crust shuts out air from the soil
beneath it, aud it is very important
that it be broken. Hence some stir
ring of the soil is needed after every
rain, or ern and potatoes will suffer.
While these crops are small, dragging
over the surface breaks this crust and
prepares the way to more thorough cul
tivation after the rows can bo seen.
The tendency among the best farm
ers is toward an early harvesting of
the hay crop. The old idea that
grass w hen dried i loo li lit and in
nutritions is disproved bv the gains ol
milk in cows and of boi f in other cat
tle when pastured upon it. The e:irly
cut hay does dry away in weight con
siderably, but what weight remains is
nutriment. In grass that has been
left to ripen and dry nn the nutriment
is too much like OOlu-WOod. What
was nutrition has turned to fiber, and
in the animal serves mainly the pur
pose that cord-wood does in tho stove
to maintain Warm lit
A mule and two horses wore ob
served looking ovc-r a rail fence into a
tempting clover field near Baltimore
the other day. In a minute the mule
had made up his mind and placing
his nose under the top rail he lifted it
out. He then tried to jump over, but
gcvt stuck with his fore feet in the
cloVST patch and his hind feet on the
other side. Then one of the horses
very deliberately hacked up and let
ting tly his heels, planted them square
on the mule, landing him dean over
into the clover patch. The two horses
followed in the gap thus made, aud all
three went to browsing, apparently
Isiuie Hendorson, author of "Aga
tha Pago," has nn ideal homo for a
literary man. It Is in "ThoBoltons,"
a London park. In which no business
man can bay a foot of ground. By tho
terms of the late no person in a vo
cation which would invito intrusion,
as a doctor, or dentist, or lawyer, can
secure a residence in the park.
Edmund Yates says that Canon
Liddon, ono of the finest scholars and
preachers in tho Anglican church,
forfeited the good-will of the Queen
by addressing her as "madam" in the
courso of sermon preached before
her. This, Mr. Yates says, is tho rea
son why the reverend gentleman is not
Invited to a bishopries
Mrs. Rivos-Chandler Is of a very
indolent turn, and when she is not
hard at work at her writing-desk is
generally lolling in bed. Some guests
invited to visit at Castle Hill were
quite disappointed at discovering the
young genius in bed with a riovel so
entertaining that she could scarcely be
persuadod to leave 11 Her usual out
door dress in the country is a Tarn
O'Shanter cap. a blue shirt laced up
the front, a v ery short corduroy skirt
and heavy boots. She is short but
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rebjeet under discussion, snd then
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ful study of tho speeches 0 ru.a'S
torn, such as Burke. As to trjJj
the study and praetico of elncui
is 1 v -1 1 tun ji
certainly great advantage. ;iIV
certain trained gestures. Aiwaya k
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be oratorical. Rhetoric and jnjao
aro simply tho ornaments of
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is always orettv eertaia of elnii
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ine iiiieiu iu;i 111 111s uiiaii-aiv. 'ni.
yenng man nas a cultivated mind t
can not. In m a Minv.. :,! ,(,.., .,
lie 111:1 v talk, net tno ivm i.oi. .
v.w n.iin'ii., ...v,.it 1VI I.U0BMB
usher it.. Kverv nmiiit...ii.i- . .. .
... .1 iiw. 1 .1 11 im.i in. m..ii.l.i f.....l. .
" n . ' . i-eillencfl
is a blot upon his speech; it mars th
effect and trios the patience of an audi,
once. Tho province of a siieochfato
Impart Information or ideas ou 1 rj
subject, and load an audience" to urn
...Ol, . ....... I. .w,.,. ...1....I ,. ,
null jinn wihhuiiiii u, HUCluorn Url
jury or a mass meetin:. Of course jf
you have no information to pnsas
your speech will lack interest as H
as substance. Never say any thing- hs
tho mere sake of the sound. Of coum
It is advisable to express your thougbn
in tho most striking language you 1.1a
command. I would advise the cult
vat ion of extemporaneous siioukinuM
much as possible. V a man is natural
and snys what ho foels witho'.itattetuL
imr to bo ono of tho great orators of tin
world, ho will always be an attrssn
speaker and a useful ono. As to after
dinner speaking, it is the most difficult
of all unless you linvo some toast that
involves homo definite subject For ist
speech is a poor imitation of the end'
man's part lit tho minstrels. Hut wVj
.11.. i3tt.AM annulniirt la Mi ft ,.f 0 A.m
ill le 1 -11 1 11 iiui tiji ii.nu 1 f.i.i in a u:?-
cussion of an important subject, then it'
may become vc.-y valuable. Bu! of
those nvule to amuse, I thinit the min
strel show the better of the two.-'.
liourkc Cochran, in Des luomaBtgui
The Evolution of ColHf Tramp nj
Of late years literature and ntty
have shown an unmistakable teaeary
toilisinterfr.imtiie uul:' n-.vutSW
tho still current Bpeech of the very tot
est classes of the people manymstnSi
of words that are not to bo found in lh
dictionaries. These words, or mot if
them, wore formerly known as "cant.''
"flash," "pedlars,1, "Greek," 'Jstg'
irlKhflptsh." but are now included ai
der the generic name of "slang." Hit
tho slang of our times is by no meMfj
..,mtiii..il to llie-e unnelironi-ni.- aw '
dude many legitimate meaning! ui
used by a sense sometimes ludiowj
and always offensive to a refined
and correct taste: such tt j
substitution of 'dreadfully,''
fully." and other expletWsi i
similarly "forcible feebleness," fflt
eood old word "very :" as in such 00
..i fiilk' nrettfi
mon pncasi's as u:i r- ,
jrlrl," an "awfully funny jo 1
"dreadfully line woman." a ''scrasij
lngfaree,1,a "marrow-fi in8 '
dy" all of which expiessions
slang of the worst kind. "Slang thi
was formerly oonflned to tra-nps. bef
.r.-iwi..s and thieves, and in 1
modified degree and of a wmewhsl
fererent origin and species, totrodewj
. . L l..lllU.f
professional people, wnenenn 1
s pea aim; 10 one .inni
,L. ,l nivsterios of their VSHOM
. . . i..... ..) 1 i i' "i -
callings, has in our day "'i.i n.
especially within th- last half
-invaded tho educated and sei
......j -1 i Eno-land. Ame
and Franc-, and all free conntrie ,si
.1 k i. ka nn to anv thmg -U
the same extant, permeated the ir
orature and oonversaUon of the
pean nations other than tM m
named, where liberty has more orH
dogononitad into 1 leense, both in fJSg
and action. Democracy, that
pant in th-s- thrv -r at naUOBJ.
the real parent of vulgar l:'nS-JL
thi-eatensto hoof many other aawj
and abuses, until a tune P
rapidly approaching forallthreft.
public calr.mity. perpieiuo, .
revoiiiiinii 9H1I11 nn . ,
luianiaM of men and women
more elevated ohannel than
which poaiv. prosis-ri'y aim ''".
tant luxury and corruption havewj
them to to.ButckWQOr V
-Old lady ( "CrSl '!"'''(' h j
wuiting at (iiSBMniwn)--"W'
we waiting hero so long for. -teous
Gentleman "Wo are wsi -tho
mails, madam." Old Lady-"
ing for the males, eh! TnrSS n
they've kept us here vralting - ' .
mules, ami theom.vr.--.r. . ,
Ingiy at a poor, unproteeted - W
like myself being a few minniss m
at Liverpool! 1 declare our x
never get their rights." 0-'a-
A New York coroner's pnys
nmnrks that in his StpsrteaW p
found that more people die '
fourrh floor of a build in i: ;-'n
the others. In the case of 'n,
deaths he says that th.
which tuke place on tie
one veer in New York than in an
parU of the houes oiuo...-