Oregon sentinel. (Jacksonville, Or.) 1858-1888, April 30, 1881, Image 1

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Oregon Sentinel.
Oregon Sentinel
ADVERTISING RATES.''
PUBLISHED SATURDAY6
AT-
J1CISQ5YILLF..J1CKS0X COUNTY OREGON
KRAUSE & TURNER.
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VOL. XXVI--NO1 17.
JACKSONVILLE. OREGON: APRIL 30, ISSL
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PROFESSIONAL OARDS.
P. P. PRIM,
ATTORNEY & COUNSELOR-AT-LAW
Jacksonville, Ogn.,
"Will praclice in all the Courts of the
Bute. Office in Mrs. McCully's build
ior, comer of California and Fifth streets.
DR. GEO. KAHLER,
THYSICIAN AHD SURGEON,
M
yjcKSQjnixEj-asEOflX-
"S
Office in city Drug Store, residence in
rear of the Court House.
G. U. AIKKN, M. D
DHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
JACKSONVILLE, OREGON.
ety-O.lce opposite P. J. Ryan's store.
MARTIN VRO)MAN, M. D.
OHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
JACKSONVILLE, OREGON.
Office up-stairs in Orth's brick. Rcsf
xience on California street.
P. JACK, If. D.,
pilYBICIAN ANDSURGEON,
(Formerly of Glasgow, Scotland.)
APPLEGATE, OREGON.
Office and Drug Store nt the Drake farm
onApplegatc right miles AVcst of Jack
sonville. Letters can be addressed cither
to Jacksonville or Applcgalc.
E. II. AUTENR1ETH,
TTO RNE Y - AT- L A W
JACKSONVILLE, OREGON.
irill practice tn all the Courts f the State. Prompt
attention jlTtn to all linslnens left In my cam.
WOfflce in Orth'a brick building.
B. F. DOWKLL,
TJ RE T.A "T -LAW.
Jacksonville, orkgon.
At llmilnets placed In mr 1inL will receive prompt
attention, eg-Special attention giren to Collec
tion!. WILL. JACKSON,
r E NTIST,
JACKSONVILLE, OREGON.
jj, rTlKKTU RXIUCTRD AT AM.
ft. 1. hour. Lane,hins; cae ad-
ImlnUtercl.iriMirei,ior wnicn extra
rcliarre will be made.
OSce and re.ldence on corner of California and
Firth streets.
A. C. GIBBS.
B. STKARNf,
GIBBS & STEAHHS,
A TTORNEYS AND COUNSELLORS,
Roomi 2 and 4 Strowbridgo's Building,
PORTLAND, OREGON.
Ull practice In allCcnrts ef Record In tbe State of
Oregon ana w antuincisn Territory; ana pay par
tlcnlar attention to bn.lne.s in Federal Conrte.
Mr. P. V. Prim.
Mli Klla Prim
Clearance Sale.
AT
PRIM'S MILLINERY STORE
. large stock of Fall and Winter roodi
s
' i ogefcd'iorBale'aV&tifstore atfeost.
Give us a call before purchasing else
irhere. The Well Known Draft
Stallion
TURK!
Will make the season of 1831 at Jack
sonville every Saturday, at Geo. Hamlin's,
Mr miles cast of town, on Sundays and
Mondays, at John Fountain's, in Mound
District, on Tuesdays and Fridays, and on
Thursdays at my ranch in Table Rock.
Turk i a dark chestnut sorrel, with
white points, 17 hands high, weighs 1,450
pounds, twelve years old and is a sure foal
getter.
TERMS Single service, cash in hand,
$5. Season, $10, in coin or grain, paya
ble at the end thereof.
To the farmers we say: look at Turk's
colts and judge for yourselves. For small
marcs, he is unsurpassed, and for a recom
mendation I refer you to George Hamlin,
D. N. Birdscy, John Tupper, John Baker,
Al. Sturgis, Jesse Wilson and John bizc
more
The best ol care will be taken to avoid
accidents but no responsibility will be
taken if any should occur.
ROBT. WESTBOP, Prop.
Floor at $22.50 per thousand at the
New York Store.
THE U. S. HOTEL,
Cor. 3d and California Sts.,
Jacksonville - - Ogn,
JANE HOLT, Proprietress.
FIRST-CLASS
AT ALL HOURS.
ROOMS&TO LET J YTJJEsDAY,
"IteeicSeTtonth:.
Prices Very moderate.
OUR NEW HOTEL BUILDING BE
ing completed lor occupancy, the un.
dcrsigned takes pleasure in announcing
that wo are prepared to entertain the trav
eling public. No pains will be spared to
provide for the comfort of our guests and
to make them feel at home with us. The
most modern improvements have been in
troduced, and the accommodations of the
United States will not lag behind the best
appointed inland hotel on this coast. Our
tables will always bo supplied with the
best the market a'ffords and served in the
best style by a corps ot obliging waiters.
The beds and bedding arc all new and
fitted up in the most comfortable style,
suited to the accommodation of siucle'oc
cupanls or families. JANE HOLT.
Jacksonville, March 5, 1831.
ASHLAND
f
Livery, Sale & Feed Stable
Main St., Asliland.
rHE UNDERSIGNED TAKES pleas
L lire in announcing that he has pur
chased these stables and will keep con
stantly on hand the very best
AUULK HtMtsrc-. I5UGUIES AND
C.1RKI.1GK9,
And can furnish my customers with a tip
top turnout at any time.
HOUSES BOARDLD
On reasonable terms, and given the best
attention. Horses bought and sold and
satisfaction guaranteed in all my trans
actions. HENRY NORTON.
THB ASHLAND
Woolen Manufacturing
Co,
Taki- pis
have o
rr iu announcing that tupy now
aDil, a fnll and select Mock of
Made of the rery b"st
NATIVE WOOL
And of which thev will dippose at very rea
toaable rates.
Ordtrs from a distance will receive prompt
attention. Send tlicm in and give our goods
a trial.
Asm.AND Woolen M'r'o Co.
LURISER, LUMBER
THOMAS' SAW MILL
AT TIIE MEADOWS.
I
S NOW FULLY PREPARED TO Fu'R-
nish the market with every description
ot lumber of a superiorquality. Thismill
is new throughout and furnished with the
latest and most improved machinery, there
by ensuring the speedy fulfillment of all
orders at most reasonable prices. Bills
sawed to order with dispatch.
E2TGive me a trial and I will prove
what I say, for satisfaction is guaranteed
in every case. JESSE B. THOMAS.
Table Rock, September 3d, 1879.
ASHLID AND IMILLE
DEaKTlMaTeSeSJ,.
IT. P. Phillips : : : : Proprietor.
TAM NOW RUNNING A DAILY LINE
I beiwefn the nbore point, leaving Arhland
with coach on Monday, Wednesdays and
Fridays, retaining next day. On Tuejday,
Thursday and Saturday of each week alnck
board will etart from Ashland returj'iDg on
the following day.
PAKE, (each way) $8.UO.
Connection made at Linkville with hacks
for Lakeview.
Criterion Billiard Saloon!
CALIFORNIA ST.,
Nolnnd & McDaniel Props.
TDI3 POPULAR RESORT, UNDER
new management, is furnishing the best
brands of liquors, wines and cigars. Tbe
reading table is (applied with Eastern peri
odicals and leading papers of the Coast
Give us a call
CITY BREWERY,
VEIT SCHUTZ, - ProDrietor.
I WOULD MOST RESPECTrCLLT IN
formtbe citlzeniof Jacksonville, and
the verld at large, that tbej can find, at
any time, at mr Brewery, tbe beet larer
beer, in any a,nantltT the pnrthaaer mi; dellrr
My arose Is eonTenientlysitnated and my rooms ara
always In order. A rlslt will please yen.
T. Q. REAMES. E. R. REAMES.
SEAMESBROS.,
California st.,
Jacksonville, - - - Oregon,
AHEAD AS USUAL ! !
BY ADOPTING Jh
A CASH BASIS !!
THE GREATEST REDUCTION
IN PRICES
-AND TIIE
LARGEST STOCK
-Of-
GEXERAL iHEilCKASDISE !
ran
GREATEST VARIETY
TO SELECT FROM IN
Any On Store in Sou thorn
Oregon or SJ or them
California.
ALL FOR CASH !!
OUIt STOCK CONSISTS OF
FALL & WINTER DRY-GOODS,
FANCY GOODS,
LADIES' DKESS GOnps.CASHMKnES,
AND I)IGONLS. SILKS. AND
SATIN'S, KOOTS & SHOES,
CLOTHING, ETC,,
LADIES' CAL-, HADE CLOAKS
WC CALL THE ATTENTION OF TTIE
Indies to the fact that we have now
on hand tin1 WftPt and best selected aort
mpnt ot LADIES' DRESS GOODS and FAN
CY GOODS ot every deFcription in South
cm Oregon, and we will henceforth mike
this line of goods onr speciality and cell
tiem at
Cheaper than the Cheapest.
To tbe EMUlemcn we will fay. ir jou want
V No. 1 SUIT OF CLOTHES you man go
to Kennies Brof. tu buy them as we claim to
have tbe best STOCK OF CLOTHING in
Jttckenn county and will allow none to un
dersell tie.
These go,h were all purchased by a mera
ber of our firm from FIRST CLASS lluuaec
ir San Francbco and New York, and we will
Hairant every article and sell them as cheap
for cah up aiy houso in the county.
We also keep on hand a lull stock of
GROCER. ES,
Haudwark, Cutlery, Glassware,
CROCKERY.
A FULL LINE OF ASHLAND GOODS
PaUM AND FREIGHT WAGONS
Plows. JBang -Elows Jt-Salky-Pluws-
In fact everything from the finest needle
to a tlireshiug-mach'ine. Give ns a call
and judije for yoorwlves as to our capacity
of furnishing goods as above.
The way to make money is to save it.
To ave it bay cheap. To boy cheap pay
CASH for your goods and bay of
RKA.MES BROS.
DAVID LIN.M,
AND DEALER IN
COFfXXf TRISinilHGS.
COFFINS FURNISHED ON THE
shortest notice and cheaper than at any
other establishment in Southern Oregon.
Furniture of all kinds kept on hand or
made to order.
SC"" ' ,a. J.
Proposals for Transporta
tion. 1
Office of Chief Qr. Mr Dept. of the)
Columbia, Vancouver Bairacks, W. T., J-
April 9, 1831. )
Scaled proposals, in triplicate, subject to
. the usual condition, wjll be received at
this office, and at the office of the Chief
Quartermaster, Military Division of the
Pacific, Presidio of San Francisco, Cal.,
until 12 o'clock noon, on Monday, May 9,
1881, at which time and place they will be
opened in the presence of bidders, for the
transportation of military supplies on the
following described routes in the Depart
ment of the Cblumti y, during . the year
commencing Julv lr 1831. andendinir
June 30, 1882:, i. , -MKUKUk
- -s-rau-ir3-?2"-!ciJ
Route No. 1. "Walla Walla, W." T., to
Fort Lapwai, I. T. Distance about 96
miles.
Route No 2 Spraguc, W-T..to Gimp
Sjwkane.W T Distance about 54 miles.
Route No 3 Sprague, W T- to Fort
Cblville, W T. Distance about 101 miles.
Route No. 4. Roscburg, Oregon, to
Fort Klamath, Oregon. Distance about
214 miles.
Steamer Trnniportatlnn.
Route No. 5. For transportation of
United States Miliuiry Supplies between
-storia, Oregon, and Fort tanby, V. T.
Distance 14 miles.
Route No. 6. Between Portland, Ore
gon, and Vancouver, TV. T. Distance
about IS miles.
Proposals for transportation on any or
all of the routes alove-named will be re
ceived. The Government reserves the
right to reject any or all proposals
jllank proposals, form of contract, and
printed circulars, stating the estimated
quantities of supplies to be transported, and
giving full information as to the manner
of bidding, conditions to be observed by
bidders, amount of bond to accompany
each pioposal, and terms of contract and
payment, will be furnished on application
to this office or to the office of the Chief
Quartermaster, Military Division of the
Pacific, Presidio ol San Francisco, Cali
fomia. Envelopes containing proposals should
be marked: "Proposals for Transporta
tion on Route No. ," and addressed to
the undersigned.
C.G. SAWTELLE,
Chief Quartermaster.
HEADY FOR BUSINESS.
THE JAMILLK STEAM
FLOURING MILL
Commenced Manufacturing the best of
flour on
.ioMt.r. sr.ir.,10. isso.
We are prepared to do all kinds of Cus
tom Work, in the way of exchange or flour
for wheat, chopping, feed ami grinding
corn. We have .btiperior machinery for
manufacturing Hour and we feel safe in
saying Shut wc can dii better work than
any mill in Rogue River Valley.
In exchange, we will give for good.
clean wheat, 3G lbs. of Hour and 9 lbs. of
mixed feed for each bushel.
SIcKENZIE & FOUDRAY,
Proprietors.
NEW STATE HOTEL
Jacksonville, On.
Mrs C. W. Savage, Prop.
HAVING re-opened this house, and se
cured more rooms. I am now better
prepared than ever to offer to the public
the best of accommodations. Good beds
and well ventilated rooms, board mo3t
rca Pliable.
The C. and O. S. Co.'s Stages leaves the
bouse daily for Redding and Roseburg.
P. S. There is a first-class Bar and
Billiard room in connection with the
house. The best cigars and liquors always
on hand.
IMVILLB DSKL
)
LAKE COUNTY, OGN.,
C Greenman, Proprietor-
W.
'PHE undersigned takes pleasure in an
1 nouncing that he has taken charge
of this house and that the management
will be first-class in every particular. The
table will always be supplied with the
uesi me marKef aitoras.
Teruis roasotfauie ana satisfaction euar-
antccd. No pains spared to meet the
wants of the traveling public
W. C. GREENMAN.
CITY BARBER SHOP
California St.,
Jacksonville, - - - Oregon
THE UNDERSIGNED IS FULLY
prepared to do all work in his line in
the best manner and at reasonable prices.
GEORGE SOHUMPF.
WALDO EXPRESS,
Carrying tT. S. 3VIo.ile.
Leaves Jacksonville
Thursdays, for "Waldo.
Mondays and
Leaves Waldo
Tuesdays and radars.
First-class accommodations for passen
gers. Express business promptly attended to
by R. M. GARRETT.
Ladies half cloth and leather shoes
worth S2.50 for 1.75 at the New
York Store.
Ladies fancy colored hose,T six pair
for 1.00 at the New York Store.
ASHLiaH D COLLEGE
AKD
PACTJXjTT.
REV. L L. ROGERS, A. 31., President,
Professor of Natural science, Mental and
Moral Philosophy.
REV. LaDRU ROYAL, A M-Professor
of Latin and Greek Lan-ruaucs and Lit-
lsTemure4iBdfiat&fc .--&ra--'.
I "njaWi&WTjWnL.ZTT
:-v v -Jtzpz a naig'jjjpgtitiyag.-r; -cy.vcv
oi x.iocuuon, .rnncipat ot i uv-u aiory1
Department.
MISS' ELLA M. SCOTT, Teacher of
Piano, Organ and Vocal Culture.
MI-S KATE THORNTON.-AssisUnt
Teacher.
Esponisos.
TUITION $G a month, $15 a quarter
$40 a year, One scholar three' years, or
three, in same family, one year $100. In
strumental music or voice culture, $5 a
month. Vocal mnsic in clas.', $3 a quar
ter. Board, $8.C0 a week. Rooms or cot
tages for sell'-boaiding, 2 to $3 a month.
Tuition in all cusi s payable in advance in
cash or acceptable notes.
Couraos oSTStixcly'-
Course in English Language and Litera
ture. Reading, Elocution. English Gram
mar, English Analysis and Parsing, Eng
lish Composition, English Literature,
Rhetoric, Ancient History, Mediaeval His
tory Modern History.
Business College. -Arithmetic, Book
keeping, Banking, Civil Govcrnment,Coin
merciai Lnv, International Lv, Political
Economy, Algebra, Geometry, English
Grammar and Rhetoric.
Course of Latin. Latin Gra'nmar, Latin
Reading, Caesar's Commentaries, Virgil,
Cicero's Orations, Livy, Tacitus, Cicero de
Ofliciis.
Course in Greek. Greek Grammar,
Greek Reader, Anabasis, Greek Testament,
Memorabilia, Homer, Hcroditus, Demos
thenes' Orations.
Course in Mathematics. Arithmetic, A1-.
gebra, Geometray, Trigonometry, Survey
ing, Mechanics, Acoustics and Optics, As
tronomy. Course in Modern Languages. French
Grammar, French Reader, Corrinc, Ra
cine, German Grammar, Geruian Reader,
Goethe, Schiller.
Course in Natural Science. Geography,
Physical Geography, Botany, Zoology,
Natural Philosophy, Astronomy, Chemis
try, Minerology, Geology.
Course in Mental and Moral Philosophy.
Ethics, Psychology, . Logic, Esthetics,
Moral Philosophy, Theism, Butler's Anal
ogv t hristiau Evidences".
Normal (Jourse English Grammar,
Arithmetic, Geography, Physical Geogra
phy, Physiology, Algebra, Zoology, Geom
etry, Rhetoric, Natural Philosophy, Bot
any, Ancient History, Modern History,
Chemistry, Astronomy, Mental Philosophy,
i ivil Government, Book-keeping, English
Literature, Evidences of Christianity, Ped
agogics. Ecsrocs.
The degress of A 1$. and A. M., with Di
plomas, will be given in course to those
completing the lollowing described
courses: Latin, Greek, .Mathematics, Eng
lish Language and Literature, Mental and
Moral Philosophy, Modern Languages,
Natural Sciences and Business.
The degree ol'B. S., with Diplomas, will
be awarded those completing the course of
Knglish Language, nnd Literature, Modern
Languages, "Natural Sciences, Business,
Mental and Voml Philosophy.
Diplomas will be presented tho'o com
pleting the Normal and Business course.
Proposals for K2ihtary Sup
plies. Headquarters Dept. of the Columbia, 'i
Office of Chief Quartermaster, J-
Vancouver Barracks, "W.T., April, 0, '81. )
Sealed proposals, in triplicate, subject to
the usual conditions, will lie received
at this office or al the offices of the U. S
Quartermasters at the foliowing-n-.nud
posts, until 12 o'clock, noon, on Monday,
.May 9, 1881, at which places and time
they will be oened, in presence of bidders,
for the furnishing and delivery of military
supplies during the fiscal zear commenc
ing July 1, 1SS1, and ending.Tiine ?,Q, 1S82,
as follows: "Wood, Cbtl, Charcoal, Oats,
Barley, Bran, Hay, and Straw, or Hay in
lieu o"f Straw, nrsuca of said Supplies as
my be required at
Poitlind, Oregon, Fort Canby. W. T..
Bole l!irrMk, 1. T., Fort Walla Wall , W. T.,
Foil TowiiS'lut, W. T.. Tancourer Deiot, W.T.,
t'urt Crciir il'Alene, I.T, Fort O.lillle, W. T.,
Camp Spokane, W. T., Foit Klamath, Oreg' d,
ion LApwai, i. i.
Proposals for either class of the stores
mentioned, 'or for qutntitics less than the
whole required, will bo received. The
Goj$rnranli2sccvcs-4lM--rigUt--to Tfjrcf
any and all propsal3. A preference will
be given to articlcsof domestic production.
Blank proposals and printed circulars,
stating the kind and estimated quantities
required at each post and givinir full in-
structions as to the manner of bidding,
conditions to be observed by bidders,
amount of bond to accompany each pro
posal, and terms of contract and payment,
will be furnished on application to this
office or the Quartermasters at the several
posts named.
Envelopes containing proposals should
be marked: "Proposals for at ,"
and addressed to the undersigned, or the
respective Post Quartermaster.
C. G. SAWTELLE,
Chief Quartermaster.
SETTLE UP.
Having quit business 1 must
have a settlement with all
those owing me either by notes
oi-book account. Costs will be
saved by settling at once as no
grace will be given.
JOHN MILLER.
"Wholesale L,iquor House.
The undersigned offers AVhiskcy for sale
in quantities to suit customers at $3 per
gallon or $1 per. quart, at the Eagle Brew
cry. Lager Seer for sale and delivered at
the usual price.
Mr. J. "Wetterer.
ClKIOl'S EXrEUlUKYT.
Take an acorn in the spring, and tie
a string round it in such a way that,
when suspended, its blunt pnd, where
the cup was, shall be upwards. Hang
it thus prepared in the inside of a
bottle or hyacinth glass, containing a
little water, taking care that the acorn
does not reach within an inch of the
water. Wrap tbe bottle all over in
flannel, so as to keep it dark and
ann, and put it into a dark place.
IrTCtliree. orfob f, weeks. theacorn&wiH
S5aTSMP5!lr)l:irrfSasteaft
uuTonUH7ii tba w . iriii-iiiiiDuaiovl
and a little white point will have made
its- appearance at the end next the
water. This point is the root; the
acorn is now changing its nature and
becoming an oak. Still, however, it
must be left in the dark, and kept
clear of the water; and so it must con
tinue until the young root is at least
half an inch long. Then the water
may be allowed to rise higher; but it
is only when from tho neck of the root
a point begins to run upwards that it
is safe to allow the water to touch it.
At that time the acorn has ceased to
be an acorn, and has really become a
youn oak, for the little point direct
ing itself upwards is the beginning of
that trunk which, a century later, may
form the timber of a frigate.
As soon as this young "stem begins
to shoot, the oak will require a dose of
light, a little very day; and it also
yearns for more food, so that its root,
which in reality is its mouth, must be
allowed to touch the water, and to
drink it. After these events have
coma to pass, the little plant breathes,
and must have air; digests, and must
have light; sucks greedily, and must
have fresh water given to its root,
which, however, should never be per
mitted to be wholly coverod just at
that point where the stem begins
should always be kept out of tho wa
ter. The plant having been brought
to this, its lirst state of existence, must
be put in tho window. At first it will
be a stout thread, whitish, and cover
ed with tiny scales; then these expand
a little, and the end becomes greener.
Next appear some little leaves; veins
will branch, the o'd scales will fall off,
and by slow degrees the leaves will ar
range themselves upon the stem, each
unfolding from the bosom of the other.
The JIallicur Reservation.
The following letter from Hon. M.
C. George to Major Khiuehart is of in
terest to our readers:
"Washington, D. C, )
March 19, 1881.
My Dear Major: Regarding the
Malheur Agency, I will state that I
have talked with the officers of the De
partment and with Secretary Kirk wood,
and it is not known whether legislation
will be needed in the opening for set
tlement of the land there or not. No
action will be taken by the govern
ment towards opening the laud for set
tlement until the ttiliiirs of the Agency
are closed nnd an understanding arriv
ed at with the Indians, so they tellnif,
as to the distribution of the lauds and
proceeds, so that nothing definite can
now be said to the settlers.
I am thankful for your valuable sug
gestions, and I hope that I may be of
some assistance to the people of that
spction. I will do all in my jmwer to
aid the settlers, but advise them not to
JreJiasty in making improvements until
theyhear more about their chances for
title. Tliey may thus save much
trouble in the future. Yours very
trulv. M. C. Geoiiue.
Scene in the District Court of
Eureka, Nevada: In questioning a
peer from Ruby Hill, the lawyer nl
teruptcd to arrive at what the juror
termed an "unqualified opinion," and
propounded the following question: "If
I should tell you that a certain crime
had been committed on Ruby Hill,
would you believe itl" Juror "If I
didn't know you to be such a notorious
liar I would." The court and specta
tors smiled audibly, and the discom
fited disciple of Blackstone fell back in
his chair thoroughly demoralized.
A woman admires a handsome man
until sho meets a woman whom he ad
mires, and then she thinks that he isn't
as handsome as he was, and that the
woman is a deceitful, jealous, conniv
ing hussey.
"Do you drink J" said a temperance
reformer to a beggar who had implor
ed alms of him. "Yes, thank you,"
returned the candid pauper, "where
shall we gol"
LKGGMD OF TUK WEDDING KIXG.
In the days well known to history
as "once upon a time," a ocrtain nobis
Roman youth wa3 deeply engaged in
the excitement of a game of ball. Tho
occasion was an important one to him,
for it was his wedding feast, but tho
play made him careless of a treasure
that he ought to have guarded with
the greatest affection. He took off
his wedding ring and placed it upor
the finger of a statue of Venus, to re
main there until he should want.it
rer-rjPi-'hen, V.'g.rravTyyljyy.'g--.
after ho wislted to take it, he foundlto
his dismay that the stony hand had be
come clenched, so that it was impossi
ble to remove the ring. He had now
to pay the penalty of his rashness, for
he was constantly haunted by the
figure, which kept whispering in his
ear, "Embrace me, I am Venus whom
you hae wedded. I will never re
store your ring." The wretched youth
continued to be followed by his disa
greeable companion until, after much
difficulty, he was able with the assis
tance of a priest, to force tho goddess
to relinquish' the ring, and then only
was tho young man free. This legend
is widely spread, and ha been popular
under varied forms; in some of these
the Virgin Mary takes the place of
Venus, and the owner of the ring hav
ing, by placing it upon the finger of a
statue, become the betrothed of tho
Virgin, is obliged to renounce the
world and enter a monastery. In an
other version, a certain priest, desir
ing to enter tho marriage state, seeks
a license from the Popo, who grants
his request on condition that ho shall
first conciliate St. Agnes, who was not
only the patroness of his own church
but the special preserver of virginal
chastity, by placing on the finger of
her imago an emerald ring, sent for
tho purpose by the sovereign pontiff
himself. The priest does as he is di
rected, and places the ring upon tho
foni tlr finger of the figure, but his as
tonishment is great when the hand
which had been put forward to receive
the ring is returned to its original po
sition. Attempts to withdraw the
ring are ineffectual, and the unfor
tunate priest realizes the disagreeable
truth that he is contracted to St. Agues
and can marry no one else. Thesa
stories are peculiarly interesting as ex
hibiting the feeling which was univer
sally entertained in old times, that
wedding and betrothal rings possessed
an inherent power and value in them
selves, a belief which still lingers in
some places.
Oi
Capsicum, nrllcil Pfjipcr.
This is the most acrid and stimulat
ing condiment with which we are ac
quainted. It is a powder from several
varieties of capsicum, an annual East
India plant, of which there are three
kind so far naturalized in Great
Britain as to grov in the open air.
These are tho guinea, the cherry and
the bell pepper. All the pods of these
am extremely pungent to the taste,
and in the green stntn nro used as a
pickle. When ripo they are ground
into cayenne and sold ns a condiment.
The best of this, however, is made on
the southern coast of Africa, from
what is called the bird jiepper, on ac
count of hens and turkeys being ex
tremelypartlal ,Uy tlt JLiin ported,
ready forimmedlateise;)f('th5Icaprr
sicum species of pfiuits there are five;
but th- principal are capsicum annum,
the common long-podded capsicum
which is cultivated in gardens, and of
which there are two varieties, one with
red arid another with yellow fruit;
capsicum gossum, the bell pepper, the
fruit of which is red, and is only fit
for picking; and capsicum baccatum,
or bird pepper, which rises with a
shrubbery stalk four or five feet high,
with its berries growing at the division
of tho branches. This is small, oval
shaped, and of a bright red color, from
which the best cayenno is made, viz:
natal, which is considered the finest,
richest in flavor, and most punsnt.
This variety is cut up and pounded by
the natives and mixed with a little
saltpetre, then packed in air-tisht tins
of nearly thirty pounds each, in which
shape it is usually imported.
Fever Geriis. Prof. Klebs,
of
Sprague, is reported to havo discovered
peculiar microbia in the remains of pa
tients who have died of typhoid fever.
They do not occur in the bodies of per
sons who have been carried off by oth
er diseases.