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OllBQON CITY, OIISCO SATUSI
PCBUSIIED EVEGX SATVUDAT MOKXIXQ
I By D. C. 1--- iJ
I OFFICE- South east corner of Fifth and
J M mx street.-, in the building lately known
! I the Court House, Oregon City, Oregon.
Terms of Subscription.
One covr, one vear in advance ?:3 00
I , ,. .'q " " ii delayed 4 00
Terms tf Advertising.
! Transient advertisements, one square
(1U lines or less ; iirsi mei uu . . .r-
,','r Piicli subseouent insertion 1 00
Jj-ivne.ss Cards cine square per annum
r vnl)!. ouarteriv 12 00
I ',. "r.n!.!mr, Tier annum 100 00
I one half column " 50 00
Le quarter " " SO 00
U;al advertising at the estabhsned rates.
! ' TiiiHnoittaU Iodge 3o. 1, A. (
A. 5t. Holds its regular
1,'nmunications on the first and third Sat
j ' 'VlV3 of each month, at. half past six p. m.
5 "jrVthren in aood standhig are invited to
i-t'ul I" onI"i- of Vvr. M.
I jregon City, Nov. fcth, 1500. n:2y
I ... -..4,. Oregon Lodge Xo. 3, I. O.
i :.f'0'&'5 of0.h Meets every Wedoes-
v'.;ki-."" tIay evening at 7 o'clock, in the
? .:,Tt.,n r..T-r-,Vier. of ilie orde-are in
i. ,.i t,i nx.pnd. Bv order N. L. n.2j ,
) IUU - -
I Villatft Lodf, Xo- 15 T. O. .
!! y s eveev Saturday eveinug, at the rooms
i ' '..r i:.,n :.r,il Fifth streets, at 7 1-2
.M-L,Jiul " , .. . I t .
Viiitiu" mciuoers are iuneu w
' Uy order cf
us' " m
I X,. JeII.VOX
zvmmn & biccowsj,
UltKGOX CITY, OREGON.
Will attend t all business entrusted
.."our care m any of the Courts of the State,
a.llect money, negotiate loans, sell real es-
'"l 'articular attention given to contested
1 . A
Attorney and Counsellor at Lena.
Ut ILL ATTEND l'llOMl'TLY TO ALL
business entrusted to his care,
OrFiCK One doopiorth of Jiolli Parker's
!i is sture, Oregon vity, Oregon. S:ly
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
? Oregon t'iiy, Ort-gon.
Oilice over Charm an & Ill-other. ?:tf
f Sr. H. Saffarrans,
1 PHYSICIAN end SURGEON.
i Ol'FICI" In J. Fk-minm's Book Store.
I J(i aixtt, Oregon. Clly. . (r2
- "51-.- T1 "'?--Vir "''T T? T
i.vrmerly Surgeon to the Ken. II. U. Co.)
Main Street (4 Oregon City.
I Verm-jiitutly Located at Oregon City, Oregon.
l 'Rooms over Charmaa L Kro.'s store. Main
I J Oil If H. S G II II A 11 ,
Man ufacturor and Deal ex- ia
TtrAP SADDLES, HARNESS,
Main street, betweon Third and Fourth,
rpilE attention of jiariies desiring anything
.JL in my line, is directed to my"stock, be-
1 fure making Durehases elsewhere,
i (!v! JOHN II. StllUAM.
A. H. BELL.
K. A. PARKER.
iL? Jlti- SU VJt 4J it S Ji. 5
AND DEALERS XNi
Chcb'icals, Patent Medicines, Painls,
l'erfumgfi Oils, Varnishes
And every article kept in a Drug Store.
:v Main- jS-ri-KiT, Oreoox City.
"lTzTgler & SOH.,
Oregon City, Oregon,
HPHE UNDERSIGN EI) AliE NOW TRE
X ared to make all manner of ware in the
line of cooperag, from a well-bucket to a
nocMiead, or both bii;e and Ttraiht work,
i Miori nonce, ana at reasonable rate?.
' ill and examine samples of our work, as
' is as own recommendation.
6n) L. Z1ULER i SON.
JABIS3 H. MOQBEj
If Janice of the Peace t CiVy Recorder.
p OuicoIa the Court Ilouse and Citj
Council Iloom, Oregon City.
i viH attend to the acknowledgment of
-I -oeds, aud all other duties appertaining to
i-eot'ice of Justice of the Peace. 2:1 y
I John rierning,
I WHALER in HOOKS and STATIOXER Y.
i Thankful for the patronage heretofore re
I ceived, respectfully solicits a continuance
I l the favors of a generous public.
' His store is between Jacobs' and Acker
sun's brictis, on the west side of Main street.
OiegoiPCity, October 27th, '00. (tf
OlEG ON CITY.
Ai'irders for the delivery of merchandise,
v packages and freight of whatever descrip
Jlon, to any part of the citv, will be executed
i "-'uipay ana with care.
DRAY FOR SALE CHEAP!
A FIRST RATE HEAVY DRAY, IN
-L X. good order, will be sold cheap for cash
i "('jUK.ailOn 10
C. GREEN MAN,
ffErZ Main Street,
r1'. Nearly Opposite Woolen Factory.
VT. L. WHITE, I 7) . '
T. W. IlIIOADES, ...Proprietors.
Oregon City, Oregon.
We invite the citizens of Oregon City, and
the traveling public, to give us a share of
their patronage. Meals can be had at all
hours, to please the most fastidious. 15
Main Street, one door north of the Woolen
Oregon City Oregon.
Win. Barlow, Proprietor.
The proprietor, thankful for the continued
patronage he has received, would inform the
public that -Ifc will continue his efforts to
pleast his guests. (52
( Late L IXCOLN JIO USE,)
No, 81 li'i-oiit street, Portland Oregon.
L. r. W. QUIMBY, PitoruiKTOit,
(Late erf Western Hoici.)
This house is the most commodious in the
State, newly furnished, and it will be the en
deavor of the proprietor to make his guests
comfortable. The Daggago Wagon will al
ways .be found at the landing on the arrival
of steamships and river boats, carrying bag
gage to the house free of charge. 17.iy
Nearly Opposite the Post Office, Main street,
rpiIE UNDERSIGNED, WHO HAS FOP.
2 some time past endeavored to serve the
nublic satisfactorily in the art of Stsiving
tmdJIair Dressing, returns his thanks for
the patronage he has received, and requests
a contiuuai:ce of the same.
32.U ) II- FRANZ.
I 1 i? 1 y ii II ii m -? va.llilJiLii j .
JT IS ONLY NECESSARY TO LET THE
3 public be informed thut
JOHN HELM; Abtist,
Has removed to the I'l.otographie Rooms on
Mnin street, lately occupied by Mornsou C
At hey, where he is prepared to execute bet
ter work than ever.
For Children's Pictures the best hours' are
between and 12 o'clock a. r. J23.ly
KEEP CONSTANTLY. OX HAND FOU SALE :
ERA?? AND CHICKEN FEED !
IX-T Parties wanting feed must furnish
their sacks. is.m
O II E G ON CI T Y
JSannfaciure, and have constantly on
hand, a very Superior Article of
Strata Wrapping Paper.
Orders will receive prompt attention.
J. D. MILLER, Secretary.
JA3ISS K0RFITT & CO.,
-JTOVU) INFORM THE PUBLIC ES
W pccially of Canemah, that they have
established a Store at that place, 'where they
will keep on hand a well assorted stock of
Merchandise and Groceries.
which will be sold at reasonable rates, for the
purpose o establishing permanently such a
necessity at Canemah. Try us. (82:y
DAVID SMITH "W. n. MAUSIIALL.
'rniTzII k MARSHALL,
Black-Smiiks and Boiler Makers.
Corner of Main aud Third streets,
Oregon City Oregon.
Pdacksmiihing in all its branches. Boiler
making aud repairing. All work warranted
to give satisfaction. o2
CONTRACTOR and BUILDER,
Alain street, Oregon, City.
WiU attend to all work in his'line, con
sisting in part of Carpenter and Joiner work
framing, building, etc. Jobbing promptly
attended to. (-"2
Having purchased the above Brewery,
wishes to inform the public that he is now
prepared to manufacture a No. 1 quality of
As good as can be obtained anywhere in the
State. Orders solicited and promptly tilled.
Oregon Citv, December 2Sth, 160. lOtf
Main Street, at the Telegraph Office,
Oregon City Oregon.
Kesters Ready-made Clothing,
Cigars, Tobacco, Pipes, Stationery,
Cutlery, Willow and Wooden
Ware, Yankee Notions,
fancy and staple Groceries, Candies, Xuts,
Toys, etc. (52
L O (i U ,S ' ALUIIIGHT,
Corner of Fourth and Main Sis.,
Oregon City Oregon.
TAKE THIS METHOD OF INFORMING
i a i Lit; puuno mat uie aciji musuiui-y un
hand all kinds fresh and salt meats, such as
CORNED BEEF, II A MS,
PICKELED PORK, LARD,
And everything else to be found in their line
of business. LOGUS & ALBRIGHT.
Oregon City, April 2oth, 1SG7. 2:ly
Sunday School and Gift Books!
IT'ItOM THE AMERICAN TRACT SOCIE
. ty and lassachusetts Sunday School
Society. For sale at Messrs. Uurgren it
Shindier's, First street, corner of Salmon,
Portland, Oregon. G. H. ATKINSON,
Sec.'v and Treas. Oregon Tract Soc.'v.
S. SUINDLER, Depositary. l"o.y
ILL HEADS PRINTED.
At the Enterprise Office.-
lie wraps me around with his riches,
lie covers me up with his care,
And the love is the love of a manhood
Whos3 life is a living prayer.
I have plighted my woman's affections,
I have given my all in all,
And the flowers of a daily contentment
Renew their sweet lives ere they fall,
And yet like an instrument precious,
That playeth an olden tune,
My heart in the midst of its blessings,
Goes back to a day in June
To a day when beneath the ffranches,
I stood by a silent stream,
And saw on its bosom an image
As one seeth a face in a dream.
I would not resign his devotion,
Xo, not for a heart that lives !
Nor change one jot my condition
For the change that condition gives,
I should mourn not more for another,
Nor more for another rejoice,
Than now when I weep at his absence,
Or welcome his step and his voice.
And yet, like an instrument precious,
That playeth an olden tune,
My heart in the midst of its blessings.
Goes back to a day in June
To a day when beneath the branches
I stood in the shadowy light,
And heard the low words of a whisper
As one heareth a voice in the niirht.
Advice to Marriageable Girls.
Punca's Pocket-Book contains the follow
ing from the pen of a single woman of
'If a man wipes Lis feet on the door
"mat before coming into the room, you
may be sure he will make a good domestic
husband. If a man in snuffing the candles
puts them out, you may be fcure he will
make a stupid husband. If a man puts
his handkerchief ou his knees while taking
his tea, you may be sure that he will be a
prudent husband. In the same way, al
ways mistrust the man who will not take
the last piece of toast, but prefers waiting
for the next warm batch ; it is not unlikely
he will make a greedy, gelhsii husband,
with whom you will enjoy no ' brown' at
dinner, no crust at tea, no peace whatever
at home. The man, in dears, who wears
goloshes, and is careful about wrapping
iumseli up before venturing into the night
air, not unfrequently makes a good inva
lid husband, that mostly stops at home,
and is easily comforted with slops. The
man who watches the kettle, and prevents
its boiling over, yvVA not fail, yxy dears, in
his married state, in exercising the same
care in always keeping the pot boiling.
The man who doesn't taL'O tea, ill treats
the cat, takes snuff, and stands with his
back to tiie fire, is a brute whom I would
not advise you, rny dears, to many upon
any consideration, either for love or
money, but most decidedly not for love.
But the man who, when the tea is over, is
discovered to have had none, is sure to
make the best husband. Patience like his
deserves being rewarded with the best of
wives and the best of mothers-in-law. My
dears, when you meet with such a man, do
your utmost to marry him. In the sever
est' winter ho would not mind going to
No Place Like IIo'.lE. Towards the
close of the war, when it was becoming
evident that the authority of the United
States was about to be restored in the
Southern States, there was a general, cry
among the rebel leaders in favor of emi
gration to countries where the Govern
ments were less tyrannical. Many prom
inent Southerners went to Mexico ; many
went to Europe ; some sought freedom in
South America. ' But their success in for
eign lands was not flattering, and one by
one they Lave been returning to their na
tive country, satisfied, apparently, that
they can be happier and more prosperous
here, despite their political misfortunes,
than anywhere else. The Mexican ad
venturers are nearly all back again, and
pronounce themselves in favor of making
the best of circumstances. They have dis
covered in their absence that the United
States Government, bad as they professed
ly believed it, is still to be preferred to
any other they can find. What is some
what remarkable i-. that those who were
the most fierce and uncompromising ene
mies of the Government, are now the most
contented and energetic under the new
regime. The people of the South should
profit by the example of the leaders they
followed so faithfully in war, and settle
down to work at home, for there is no
other country where their prospects will
be half so good, though they must expect
a season of trouble and embarrassment
before the return of actual prosperity. A
glance at the condition and history of the
countries were southerners were so san
guine of finding happiness, will convince
them, cf the infinite superiority of their
own Government in strength, order, jus
tice and all that civilization has taught
them to desire and need. The despotism
they feared so much exists only in
their imagination, and they will do wisely
to acknowledge their mistake by remain
ing under the Government they professed
to hate so inveterately.
"Words Fitly Spokex. The London
jSi'-ir tells the British Government that it
will commit a great crime if it permits the
condemned lemans to be hanged, for,
says that free-spoken and truthful journal,
the Southern States of America, with whom
the English Government sympathized, had
not one iota of the cause to rebel which
the Irish have, and have had at any time
within the last half century ! Ireland may
have half justice sometime if other Gov
ernments will do as this has done protest
against misrule there but as the great,
crowning evil is landlordism, we can
scarcely see how the people are to rid of
it without successful revolution.
Has anybody a nickle penny of 185S 1
The Washington Star says there is an act
ive search for them, and that they are
considered worth twenty-five cents each,
because they have been almost wholly
withdrawn from circulation, and will be
very valuable by and by in completing
collections. The penny in question will
be remembered as bearing on one lace
the representation of a buzzard instead
of an eagle.
. Ca '
A countrv cousin remarking to a metro-
j politan friend that a storm was brewing,
j the cockney said that he supposed it would
1 be an " "ail" storm.
The tufted rugs having landscapes and
animals upon them, are made by the
Crossleys at Halifax, in Yorkshire, Eng
land. A single rug would cost a deal of
money to pattern. It is multiplication
that makes the article cheap. This is the
manner in which rugs are manufactured.
A girl has before her a design which
instructs her c-niy in the way she is to
place the woolen threads in an oblong
box, but gives her no idea of the picture
to be developed. Every color has its
thread placed by rule. In a long course
of time, the high box is filled, and her
work is done. The pile of woolen threads
is then condensed by hydrostatic pressure
to the degree necessary to bring out the
picture, as you look at it endwise. This
work is all done in the upper story of the
manufactory. It is . then taken to the
ground floor, in front of a razor-wheel
thirty feet in diameter. Alongside is a vat
of boiling India rubber ; by the side of
which are piled the coarse hempen cloths
which from the back of our fancy rugs.
Of these, one at a time is dipped into the
vat and gets a superficial coating of the
rubber. Quickly this is tightly plastered
against the end of the wooly picture block
aud the sharp wheels cuts off a very thin
slice, which adheres firmly to the hemx)ea
base. The rug is finished".
Several hundred rugs are thus made
from one pattern ; just "as a certain kind
of candy stick cut into many sections, al
ways presents the same word to view.
The original idea was Sir John Cross
ley, His best carpet weaver, named
Thorn; annoyed the foreman of his shop
by not being punctual in his attendace at
his loom. This being ascribed to bad
habits, he was discharged. After a time
the weaver presented himself at the count
ing room witl an awkward looking bundle,
and it was only by determined pertinacity
that he obtained an audience with Sir
John ; for he would make known his busi
ness to no other personi. Gaining an in
terview, he said : "I have an invention,
Sir John, lnavhap vou would like to look
at it V
4i Certainly, Thorn ; let ine see it."
''Nay, but Master, if it should be a
great thing for you, what would you do
for me '
Sir John had got many useful hints from
this man, and he had faith that there was
something in the invention. " Well, Thorn;
w hat would you wish me to do for you, if
I like your invention ?'?
' Master, I don't want to be put out of
my cottage ; I want always to say there."
''Certainly ; what next.
Would yon," said Thorn, "give a hun
dred nouuds a year as long as Betsy and
' Yes ; what else ?"
Thorn began to take courage. ''Betsy
said she would like a keg of aie always ia
' Well i"
" And some "uacky to smoke."
' Anything more?"
Thorn took a hi! eh at his breeches and
scratched his head to think what else a
man could want. ' I would like to be
restored to my loom, and work just when
I like, and not be turned off."
So the bargain was made and conclud
ed. On inspection. Sir John saw that the
'X-iatent rug maker was a prize. He ac
cepted it and had the papers drawn and
executed at once.
This invention has made more than half
a million of pounds ; and Sir John not
only lived up to his agreement, but he has
educated and handsomely-provided for the
inventor's children. As for Thorn and
Betsy, no amount of money could add to
nap p mess.
Their cottage is ever
full of friends, drinking ale and smoking ;
aud they themselves are free to work or
get boozy, aS they please.
Remeijy for SsA-StCKXEss. The latest
invention for battling with the dreaded mal
tie mcr appears likely to achieve a genu
ine success, and to p rove a real boon to
those who are obliged to take sea voyages.
The invention in question is the discovery
of an American gentleman named Simp
son, and is nothing more or less than an
ordinary chair, with moveable arms, which
can be easily compressed so as to keep
the body immoveable. The chair is then
lashed to any desirable part of the vessel,
the person using the chair occupying it
for some time before any motion is felt,
and.after remaining in it about five hours,
the most susceptible traveler may safely
venture to walk about as unconcerned as
an old salt. A series of experiments with
Simpson's sea-chair have recently been
made on board steam packets plying be
tween Dover and Calais, Liverpool and
Glasgow, and Liverpool and Douglas, the
time for trying" the chair being chosen
when the weather was very rough. In
each case, several persons, all peculiarly
liable to sea-sickness, tried the chairs with
the most satisfactory results, and in the
voyage to Glasgow the lengthiest aud
the roughest of the lot one gentleman,
who never before went to sea ia the
mildest weather without being sick, was
enabled, after sitting five hours in -the
chair, to walk about without qualms' of
Out of tue Party. The Oscaloosa
Herald tells the following amusing story
of a life-long Democrat in that vicinity,
who was for years a slave to drink, but
for twenty months past had been a radical
k-temperancc man. He was sitting m his
office conversing with several of his friends,
when the door opened, aud Mr. D., a rigid
old Democrat, came in. The usual com
pliments of the day passed, when the lat
ter gave Mr. II. a slight nudge and winked
him out to the back door, when cautiously
peering around to see that no one was ob
serving them, he drew from the deep re
cesses of his pocket a pint flask, which
bore the appearance of having been sev
eral times visited, and asked him to drink.
" No," replied II., " I do not drink."
" You art a liar !" responded D.
"I pledge you my word?7 returned II.,
" that I have "not drank a drop for over
" Is that so V
" It is ; and I am now a member of the
Good Templar Lodge in this place."
For a moment a look of blank astonish
ment came over the countenance of the
old Democrat, which gave way to one cf
anguish, as he said, " Good God ! have you
left the Democratic party?"
The Pioneer woolen factory
Francisco have increased their capital
i stock feom ?o00.000 to S 1"9.Q00.
llie Xtw Island.
A week or two since we made mention
of the reported discovery of a new island
in the Pacific ocean. The Alta says :
There is now a probability of its exist
ence and locality being determined bv
parties who are negotiating the charter of
a vessel Xo go in search of the same.
From a gentleman who has been trading
on the Pacific ocean since 1810, we learn
that years ago this land was known by
him to exist. He had seen land birds in
about the latitude and longitude named
for the island, and an old sea dog, who
sailed on the Pacific at the same time, re
ported that he had sailed a whole day
along the coa;t of an island, and had seen
it a second time, but after that he gave it
a wide berth, as he was not inclined to
find a new land by piling his craft up on
Its existence has been vouched for by
several parties, and lying as it does in the
track of the China steamers on the home
ward voyage, it will, if found, be a valua
ble coaling station for those vessels. The
fisheries in its bounds will probably be
found valuable, to say nothing of its worth
to our people in view of its being a con
venient calling place on voyages from dis
tant ports on the Pacific to our new Prus
If the.Governmcnt does not take interest
enough in the matter to send a vessel in
search of the same, private enterprise will
do it, and when found will be taken pos
session of in the name of the United States.
The first party discovering this land may
also find at the same time valuable cod
fisheries, seal, sea otter, sea lion, etc. A
gentleman familiar with the fogs in that
region at certain seasons of the year, says
he has no doubt but that several vessels
which have been bound north and never
heard, from, have been cast away on its
shores. Over a year since the schooner
Pride of the West sailed for the Okhotsh
sea, in the track of which this island laid,
but she was never heard from. It is bare
ly possible that some of the crews of these
vessels may .bo found on this island, or,
if not that, then remains of wrecks, which
may clear up the mystery which surrounds
the disappearance of some four or more
vessels which have gone out on distant
voyages but never returned.
Legal Ql ih. During the trial of a case
a pause occurred, during which the judge,
counsel, and clients indulged in nonsense
appropriate to the occasion. At last, one
of the visitors propounded the following
conundrum : " Why does a lawyer enter
on, continue in, and at last abandon his
profession?" No one could give a plaus
ible reason for all this, 'except the judge,
who said that he entered on the legal pro
fession with an enthusiastic desire to en
force justice oa all sides ; continued in it
to make a fortune ; and finally abandoned
it In disgust. This was voted" good, but it
was not an answer to the conundrum ; and
the suitor being called upon, said that the
reason a lawyer enters upon his profession
is, that he may "get on :' that he contin
ues in it to get honor, and finally aban
dons it to eet honest.
Completed ix two Volumes. Count
Bismarck recently presented a faithful but
poor secretary with a portfolio bound like
a book, in which was deposited five thou
sand thalers. On meeting his secretary
next day, the count asked him if he had
perused the volume. " Yes, your highness.'-'
said the secretary, ' and I am so
captivated by its contents that I am wait
ing the appearance of the second volume
with feelings of the greatest interest."
The Count smiled, but said nothing. A
few days afterward the secretary received
a second portfolio, bound and filled like
the first, and on the title page of winch
wp.s the sentence. " This work is complete
ia two volumes."
California Mai:jle. The Sutter county
Sentinel is informed that a lode of marble
has been discovered, seven miles distant
from Colfax. The marble is purely white,
admnsofa superior polish, and is pro
nounced equal to the finest Italian. The
lode is situated only two miles from the
Pacific Railroad, and, if proven to be as
extensive as is anticipated, will be an im
mense fortune to the lucky owners. Thus
little by little new channels of wealth are
opened to the Pacific coast, affording re
munerative fields of employment to labor,
and adding to the industrial wealth of the
A capital story is told of a New Yorker
who, last winter, oa being presented at
the Tuileries, kindly waived all that eti
quette which often embarrasses sovereigns
and said to the Emperor: "You have a
first rate chance to see all the new fash
ions here, don't you ?" The latter, feel
ing, doubtless, like the ancient centurion,
umvorthy that such a guest should come
under his roof again, declined the repeti
tion of the interview.
An old gentlemen (thought to be a mem
ber of the legislature from the " rural
districts") went into Trinity Church, at
Boston, one Sunday afternoon, recently,
while Rev. Mr. Gallandet was repeating
the service to the deaf mutes by signs,
etc. After attentively watching the pro
ceedings for a few moments, he rose from
his seat, took his hat and cane, and start
ed for the door and, as he passed out shook
reproachfully at the sexton, and mutter
ed, "I can't stand them ritual tantrums,
A Great City. The expenditures cf
the municipal corporation known as the
city of New York for 18G0 amounted to
over $21,000,000, and its income was about
the same. The citv debt is about equal to
one year's income. That is a very trifling
debt, and one which most cities, in their
proportion, would like to claim. It is less
than the debt of Portland, or even our
Female Suffrage. The question of fe
male suffrage must have advanced in Eng
land far more than it has in the United
States, for on a vote taken on that subject
in the British House of Commons, there
was a majority of only 123 against it out
of a House composed of over C50 mem
bers. A contemporary wishing to state that
the Dean of Chichest has the ffth vol
ume of the " Lives of the Bishope." etc.,
I in press, says that " he has the filthy vol-
ume almost ready." Misprint we sup
Tall Tiger Stories.
Miss Florence Moryatt is contributing
some stories to an English magazine of her
remembrances of Singapore, in which she
tells some queer yarns. Here is one of
While I stayed in Penang.alarge tigress
swam on shore, perfectly exhausted," and
had her brains knocked out as she lay
panting on the beach. In Singapore, the
man-eating" tigers arc so numerous that
natives are said to be carried off at the
rate of a man a day, and so used have they
become to such accidents, that when a
Chinese cooley sees a tiger trotting after
him, with an evident view to dining, he
quietly sits down and resigns himself to
But I must find my way back to the
A very distressing accident had occur
red at the bungalow of that name, situa
ted about five and twenty miles from the
foot of the Neligherry hill's, shortly before
our arrival, by which the ' lion. Captain
H , aide-de-camp to the Governor of
Madras, lost his life.
It appeared that Captain II- , while
staying at the bungalow, on a journey to
or from the hills, had heard that a large
tiger, which had done great mischief m
the neighborhood, was still lurking in the
surrounding jungle. This was grand news
for a sportsman, and therefore he lost no
time ia sallying forth to meet him, and ac
cording to the statements of the natives
who accompanied him,, found himself at
no great distance from his place of start
ing, face to face with this monarch of the
Indian forests. The tiger was on one side
of a " nullah," or small stream, and Cap
tain II on the other, and it was after
ward ascertained that he had fired on the
fierce brute thirteen times before it sprang
with amazing strength across the area'
which divided them. Amazing, when it is
considered that Captain II was in
general a most successful shot. Seizing
upon the unfortunate man before he had
time to elude the attack, the brute crushed
him so frightfully about the vitals, that he
was carried back to the bungalow to die.
A doctor was procured as soon as it was
possible to do so, but nothing could save
Ins life. -The tiger, after having accom
plished his murderous attack, must have
fallen back exhausted and died himself, as
he was found on the same spot with the
thirteen shots in his carcass.
The strength of these creatures in their
dying spring is supposed to be something
fabulous. A gentleman, somewhere about
this part of the country, had shot a tiger.
The natives, who had not dared to go
within haif of the brute while living, be
came extremely courageous now that it
was dead, and surrounded the carcass in
their usual manner, beating it with sticks,
and subjecting it io all manner of indigni
ties, while they danced about it and sung
a song, which, interpreted, meant that
they were the masters and the tiger was
the servant, and that they were not in the
least afraid of him, and he would never
rise up again to hurt them. But, unfor
tunately for the prophecy, the gentleman's
personal attendant having ventured, in his
fearlessness, too near the prostrate body,
the apparently lifeless animal suddenly
raised himself, and having, with one blow
of his massive paws, laid the presumptu
ous boaster dead at his feet, sunk down
again, and this time exoired in real
The Advantages of Clover. G
of Iona, Michigan , in answer to S. T. Bots
ford, Cfc.. who values ten words relating to
what a man has done more than a volume
of what he can do, says :
Fourteen years ago 1 came to this county
and purchased the land on which I now
live ; it was already worn out, although ii
had been cultivated but a few years.
Clover at that time was hardly known in
this region, but I cbtaineiLseed as soon as
possible, believing that I could prove that
such land could be made productive. I
sowed plaster on my clover, and the result
was astonishing. My crops, while I was
preparing the ground for clover, hardly
paid the expense of cultivation ; but as
soon as I began to plow under clover, my
crops began to grow better and better to
such an extent that I felt perfectly satisfied
with my returns. My wheat croris soon
run up "from ten bushels per acre to thirty
and even forty bushels, and my corn from
twenty-five to forty and fifty bushels per
acre. My circumstances rapidly improved.;
I bought more land and continued to sow
everything to clover, new land as vell as
old, always sowing plaster at about the
rate of oiie hundred barrels to the acre.
I commenced with one hundred and sixty
acres and have increased the amount to
six hundred. Last year, though it was
a bad one, my wheat crop amounted to
eleven hundred bushels from fifty acres,
sold for $2 50, but soon went up to $3.
My corn to nine hundred bushels from
eighteen acres; my wool to 1,4.10 pounds,
from two hundred and seventy-five sheep,
sold for Cli cents; aud other things in
proportion. Now I ascribe my success to
the use of clover and plaster, accompanied
of course with industry and perseverance,
and my experience is that of hundreds of.
others in this region of country. I have
seen manv erroneous statements as to the
amount both of clover seed and of plaster
besc to the acre. One writer stated in the
Tribune some time since, that clay land
needed about . one-third more seed than
sandy land. The reverse is true here.
The same writer said that from two to four
hundred pounds of plaster should be ap
plied per acre. I have found that when 1
sow clover at about the rate of two bush
els to ten acres, mixed with timotny seed,
it is suiiicient even on our sandy lands,
and I believe that one hundred pounas of
plaster will do as much good as a greater
quantity : fifty pounds frequently causes
clover to'fall down before it gets m blos
som. I think the best treatment of clover
ground, in preparing it for wheat, is to let
the clover get up about to blossoming, and
''then trample it down with sneep beiore
A Valedictory. The Stockon Ivlepcnd
cut thus takes leave of the defunct Ex-
A journal full of flummery,
Edited by Montgomery
Who croaked out Copperhead mummery,
Has ended a life of bummery,
And given up the ghoat.
The good people of Massachusetts, just j
now, are nothing if not tetotally tern-
perate. A lady lamieu u k,. .;.
in the cars. A medical gentleman pres
ent, who went to her relief, exclaimea,
" Has any gentleman a flasc oi whisky
Lrandv?" Over thirty rocket pisivto j
! Hashed in the air tu once.
The Fat Contributor throws off the fol
lowing remarks upon runaway horses, and
while we question the possibility of hi
having had any experience in that line,
because of the utter Inability of any steod
to run away with his too solid flesh, wo
give his contribution as embodying soma
wise suggestions :
It is as natural for some horses to ran
away as it is for a Kentucky girl, when
she wants to get married, and it isn't al
ways the result of native viciousness ia
the one ease, any more than it is in the
other. Fact is, "horses like to run they
were built for it and when there is noth
ing particular to scare them into it, tjgy
will often get up a scare on their own
hook," jnst for the fun of the thing. They
have various ways of running away. Some
run away on a mn, some on a gallop, and
some on a trot When they run on a walk,
it is generally on the sidewalk. Some run
away under the saddle, some in harness,
and many run away lo nothing but a mere
Some will only run for money thersQ
will only run for home. Running away
is a habit usually acquired when the horso
is young, although we have known horses
whose early davs were free from sucl
viciousness take it up m their
wnen they are very liable to " run it m
the ground." So we have seen men wh;
were models of propriety througlL-youth
aud middle age, put on a frisky way with
gray hairs, drop sedateness and sobriety,
and take io " runn'ng all night."
A runaway is very exciting, particularly
to the individual who is being run away
with. There is an exhilarating sense of
being jerked about without touching any
thing hi particular ; a sense of seeing men
scatter before you to get out of the way ;
a sense of hearing them yell "whoa!" be
hind you as you dash on ; a sense of stop
ping suddenly and then you haven't got
any more sense.
The expedients that have been resorted
to for breaking a horse of this habit are
numerous. Whipping has been tried with
only partial success. He has been hitched
by the side of another horse, and run
away wiftilhe other horse. Anchors havo
been rigged to the wagon tode cast out
when the horse started to run, stopping
almost everything but the horse. O
A man whom we once knew, claimed
that kindness was all that was required to
cure any horse of running, no matter how
long it had run. "Only prove to your
horse that you have confidence in him,"
said he, and the native generosity of his
disposition wifl overcome all desire to run
Some of his neighbors being incredulous
about it, brought him a horse that would
run away three hundred and sixty-five
times and six hours in one year, if hehad
an opportunity. They wanted him to try
his system on him, which he accordingly
did. He hitched him to a buggy, convers
ing pleasantly upon every-day topics,
meanwhi'e, and then to show tr?e quadru
ped what confidence he had, in him, goCia
to drive without any reins.
" Here, gentlemen," said he, " I am
about to give you an illustration of the
effects which kindness . and a display of
confidence will have upon the horse.
Once convince him that you are lis friend,
and that you confide in hiin, and he will
respond "with the gratitude of a child.
Yoa will see that at a word from me ho
will do as I require."
Then in mild, nothing tones, tha? fairly
overflowed with kindness to animals he
b?gged the privilege of seeingdiiui move. O
And he did. The horse gave a bound,
struck into a run, and was out of sight in
a minute. Nothing has been seen of the
horse or his trainer since.
"We never knew a horse yet that had the
habit of running away securely fastened
upon him and once will fasten it securn
enough to ever be satisfactorily .cured
except by death. Men who have doubted q
this, and given the horse a second trial,
have had the .trial go against them with
Morning newspapers are now called
night blooming serials.
Why is a loafer like a weathercock ?
Because he is constantly going round doing
The young ladv who was driven to
destruction.'' is now afraid she will havo
to walk back.
Yv'hy is an auger-hole, when bored too
deep, like a man in the water ? Because
it is overbored.
Why is China called the celestial land ?
Because a little tea (t) makes an immortal
life out of an immoral one.
" "Why do you wish to knJw my age,
sir?'7 "Beg pardon, Madam, but I aror)
engaged in antiquarian researches."
A shoemaker out West has advertised
" for a female who has a knowledge of
fitting boots with a good moral charac
ter." Jnmn. the caricaturist, of San Francisco.
who " did" the Legislature :ind other nnt.:i-
ble sketches, has gone to Paris for Leslie,
to make sketches ol the Exhibition.
A bill, nosted on the walls of an Eng
lish countrv village, announced that " a.
lecture will be delivered iu the open air.
and a collection made at the door to defray
A teacher in a public school gave a
sentence to be written and properly punc
tuated. A boy give the following as tlm
result of his effort : The quality of mer
cy says, " Shakspeare is not strained.
A notorious toper used to mourn about
not having a regular pair of eyes ono.
being black and the other lioht hazcV
" It is lucky for you." replied his frieyd ;
lor n your eyes nau oeen matcnes vour
nose would have set them on fire long
"Jennie." said a Puritan to Ids dauc-
ter. who was asking consent to accom
pany her urgent aud favored suitor to
the altar. " Jennie, it's a very solemn
thing to get married." " I know it father,"
replied the sensible damsel, " but it i3 a
great deal solemner not to."
If any person wishes to see the peculiar
ities of the negro fully displayed, let him
go some day upon one of the wharves,,
and listen to the sayings of the negro
stevedores employed in discharging or
loading vessels. The other day there was
a heavy box consigned to "the United
States Quartermaster. A negro was di"
rected to pick it up, being told it contained
only stationery. Feeling the box, which.'
he found could not be moved without as
sistance, .he exclaimed, with a grin upon
his face, " Look here, marse, I think di?i
box am stashunary, sure enocif."' Go'x