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ROSEBURG, OREGON, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1895.
t.vtk or e-KEGOX.
. s. Senators....
jj. II. Mitchell
secretary of Slate
O. K. Chamberlain
Ocorso V. SIcBrido
waie iroasror.. ,...:;
-E. 11. MeElror
state l"riuier Frank C Baker
21 cater Beard otHqttaMsatkm.. A. C Woodcock
(F. A. Moore
JcJ. K. Wolvcrton
(11. S. Bean
supreme Judges . . . .
A. B. Comrw.n
r.vllrcad Owamissioners U. H. Eddy
(1. A. llacnim
Cicik oi naRtoad Commission Lydell Baker
MKMSB JCfitCf IL DISTRICT.
Judge - -.J. C. Fullertou j
Proseottllag Aiaruy Geo. M. Brown
n. It OmCG, BOSKBI.T.G. j
iU-eelw. ; U. S. Sheridan
vesrtster . k. n. caica
t. . weatbbk scene.
OUsorr r . . Thos. Gioson
-Vuatr Henry Beckley j
t J. K. Blnndcll i
CcroctutattTc . T. Bridses.
"Jerk .F. W. Benson
-hcria: C. ". Cathcart
treasurer V. A. Frater
ShoolS pstiwtwK J. A. Underwood
1 ' . j v Sterling
A. F. Steams
crrv OF 8SSMTE.
rrcs4e -M. F. Rapp
U- F. Rice
Rcoori : F. iLZIslcr
Markka! W. r. Carroll
Treasurer J. A. Cox
The Ciraatt Court for DdBslas County meets
:hm daoi year as toiloTrs: The 3d Mon
day in lUreb. Utr rU Xaodar in June, and the
1st Maaoay in IVesober. J. C. Fnllerton of
Uojebeiie iu e. Goo. X. Brown, oi Roscbor;,
proecaunk feM Key.
Ooury Co-i.-t nets the 1st Wednesday alter
tbeltlUadiy Jsnnary, March. May, Joly,
September aad Kvefcr. A. F. Stearns, oi
OakhtBd. jadje; a It Maupln oi Elkton
and W. L. Vilrac, oi Riddle, commissioners.
Probate Goert Is la hs&m continuously, A. F.
T AUKEI. LOIWE. A. F. A A. M.. REGULAR
-L isecdBss lb 3d aad tth Wcdcesdavs in
TTM?(JCAOHArTER,S0.11.E. A. HOLD
thetr resrslar cos vocaties5 at Masonic hall
oa the Srit cod third Tuesday oieieh month.
Yisitlsff companHiS are cordially invited.
M. F. RAPP, II. P.
Isasscc Cuto. Secretary.
SO. S. L O. O. T
evenissoleach week at
o'clock la their haH at Sosbcrs. Members of
the order ia good itaadlsc are invited to attead.
S. T. Jawtrr, See y.
USION KKCAMPMEXT, NO. , MEETS AT
Odd Peilows- bail ab seensd and foorth
Xh itsdaya of racti aoata. Vtsitins brethren
ar. iavited to auaad.
Fti t G. jlfCELU, Scribe. .
SiJffiT PiOST, C P.
DOSESeEG LODGE. SO. K A. O. V. W.
xae$s the seeaad sad foerta Mesdays of
t -ch moa;ti alT JS p. n. at Odd Fellows haiL
Members o( the order ia soo3 xasdin; are In
vited to ancad.
pEXOPOaT. SO. Vi. G. A. XL, MEETS THE
XV flrsj sad third Thursdays of each month.
'OHEXS XELI5F C02PS SO. M. MEETS
ol aad feorlh Tawsdars is each
MA Iri fcelil -atTGraasS'Uali;
iri Josajaid the third frlda& Ja Septestwr. 1
T OSKBCKC CUAPrilLL NO. O. E. S.. MEETS
AV the aroad aaA ftKsJti Tiiorsdays oi each !
, MADELTSS 2. COSSLISG, V.'. M.
XOSEBCSG DIVISIOX SOWtOFLL,
EOSEBUBG K. D. 1S9GE, SO. 1, L O, O. F.
meeu on Tuesday ereBiBS of e&ea week it
the Odd Felteirs hatt. Vlsiuas slittrs and
onafcs aw terited 1 attead.
Xua Sabax Wixbcslt. S. G.
Paaxi: G. MirraTJ. R. Sec
A LPHA LODGE, XO. t7, K. OT P.. MEETS
-i- erery Wednesday eTeaias at Odd FeSows
HaB. Vlsteas burthrea ia pJ ataadin; eor
nlanySavitcd w attead.
Attorney and Counselor at Law,
'VnUFT&heisalltheeBcnsof tteStxte. Of
Zjx ia tbe Cacrt Haase. Tes csuty, Or.
O A. SI
Attorney at Law,
OSsc ew Ac 9stSec oa Jasksoa itrsct.
Attorney at Law,
Physician and Surgeon
Ofiectt Dr. Hoover's old ftaad onOaktreet
Cor. LsBe & JeekMn EtrteU.
J. OZIAS, 3J. D.,
Physician and Surgeon,
OSee la 8. Marks k Co. Meet, apstairs.
Csllc MIf aaaareied day or night.
Physician and Surgeon.
andaate JtaA Medical College
xttteaMi Woiaea and Children a Specialty
OFFICE. Boons 9 10, Xsntera' Building.
EssutscB, Dooctaahtreet,Meoad place east
Lx FxTerre X-iast JrocE L. Love u act
JAirE & I.OTJGHARY,
Attorneys fc Counselors at Law
ViriH maztltttnM thecosxU of Oregon,
fits ia tie Tylr-TrHa Mock.
Q.EO. M. BROWN.
Attorney at Law,
Deputy l'rokccutii:; Attorney.
OSee at the Court Uoose up stairs.
deai.ee is caoicE-
Books and Children's Toys.
-A. FULL LINE OF-
Fraite, XnU, French CaadiM, Confectionery
Canned GoodtF, Coffees, Teas, Etc
IMPORTED KEI WEST CWkRS.
CHOICE BRANDS OP CIGARS
and Notary Pnbltc.
Orrics: In Court House.
Orders lor Surrcylnjr
bo addressed to Mil P.
and Field Notes should
Ileydon, county fcurj
Attorney at Law,
Room2,MarstcrsBuUdInr, ROSEBURG, OR.
fV-Bosincss before the U. S. Land OQco and
mlnlus cases a specialty.
Late Receiver U. S. Land Office.
S. Deputy Mineral Surveyor
nud Notary Public.
Orncx: County Jail Building, up stairs.
SJ9 Special attention paid to Transfers and
Address. ROSEBURG. OR.
-jyj-YRA BROWN, M. D.,
Physician and Surgeon.
Circds leasts of Wenea a Spedalt?.
OOce, Up Stairs, in the Marks Building.
Residence, Hi Cass Street, ROSEBURG.
li. MHVLER, M. D.,
Surgeon and Homoeopathio
tC2mmle 1mm a reiatty.
will possibly dis
cover that you
have thought of
cept your feet,
in winter were a
secondary natter '
If roar purte looks
weak and consump
tive after the Xmas
campaign come to
oar store. A sum
that wouldn't buy
a poor pair of shoes
in some places buys
EXCLUSIVE BOOT AND SHOE DEALERS
334 Jackson Street,
J. F. BARKER & 00.
A fptcisl bland J uxiiAuHerttod Tea.
Is Lancz a large tale. Srw styles oi
Glass and Delf Ware
At aitocishicg low .nct. Oar own
Toms jon are vrry popular.
W. D. McGEE,
XJl' now have a large stock of fine, larre.
' ncaltby trees ot all kinds, incmnni
i ti . f v. r .. . .. rh.. vhl.
are guaranteed true to name and free from in
sects, and wll !t sold at very reasonable rates.
All persons tieimng trees ssouia appiy to
E. L. GOODRIDQE, Agent,
Fauyfs Goldon Female Piils.
I tics: uotblcKlikethem
on the market. If ever
by Tiromlncnt ladles
to relievo suppressed
7 fc , Don't bo humbngzed.
fftW Kavo Time. Health
S3 and money ;take no oth
Bent to anr address.
k, secure by mall on re-
THE APHRO MEDICINE COMPANY,
Wettcra Breach, Box 27, POETLASD, on'
(Successor to J. JASK'JLEK.j
Practical : Watchmaker, :
WATCUES, CLOCKS, JEWELRY. AND FANCY (JOODS.
'-M&o;jras..fL3tJL3ia;A a fSJs.jJCsaija.roll.'-..
Ciromiino 13i-iiv.iliiin J33'o
' . .1 COMlI.KTK STOCK OK
Cutlery, Notions, Tobacco. Cigara and Smokcre' Articles.
Also Proprietor and Manager of
l'l W VZA 4w
SK .A. A
S If Business Is
Are the Rooters for the Business Hen of Douglas County
4.0 000 PIEGES SHEET MUSIC
Mailed to any address
Catalogue of this immense stock sent free on application.
We have also secured the agency of the Wiley B. Allen Co.
T. K. RICHARDSON,
Tlie IlOWC Farm, east of town, has been plat
ted and is now on the market in Lots and Blocks containing
3', 20, 30, and 40 acres, ranging in price from $25 to $100
Any one wanting a fruit, -vegetable or chicken farm
or a suburban home can now be accommodated on easy
All lots sold in Lirst
than doubled in value. The
the future. More fortunes
ing town or city than any
For information or
Estate Office, or on
Jeweler : and : Opticiah.
Glasses inul icctiiIos
Kosulmrg's Famous Unrgaiu Store.
the same he's a candidate
for beef, and can't esapce
weighed sooner or later.
and OLIVER PLOWS.
EY & MiKENZIE
It iow well understood that
T. K. Ricahrdson is the best es
tablished and most reliable Piano
and Organ dealer ill the State.
He has secured the American
agency and will soon receive
for One Cent Extra.
Brookside addition have more
prospect is much better for
are made in lauds near a grow
other way. bieze the oppor
conveyance, call at ouv Real
IGood J I
1 1 is essential to I
Qood 1 1
f Digestion- I
in pastry you cannot have 2i
cttncTwitUout a good short- fo,
very objectionable features, fc
cansitiK indigestion and
many other dietetic iron- c
hies. Science lta3 come to
'the assistance of the cook, S3
and of weak stomachs, with s
the new shortening,
It i3 composed of the choic
est beef suet and highly i
rcfiticd vcgctabl- oil, iti
many respects as good -a ;
the finest imported olive :
oil. Physicians endorse it,
S cooking experts rccora-
. mend it, and thousands
2 arc now using it in prefcr-
3 ence to any other shorten-
ing. Refuse ollsubstitutcs.
5 Send tbi-o ronts la stamps to S. R.
ndrttuifc . : i'o.. tT-'Imij. fur tisnd-
j tsuCutlol.-n0Co.c Ik iniuin-
f! lajei.n t'.uodreil nvli i- .in-lby
it x&Bvza-im.i. oathor,- - a;.
P t.V.tolceUkl .
JIaa.' . by
I K. K. FAIRBii.-'X Si CO., j
ST. LGU13 end i
Sold by A. C. Marters & Co.
C5J tt a sia f rca ttttto.
- EXTRA FNE- '
Over Or.o .Mialea People wear the
W. L, Douglas $3 & $4 Shoes
All our shoes are equally satisfactory
They give the best vaius for the inonry
Tbev equal custom shoes In style anj fit.
Th;Ir wearins qualities are unsurpassed.
The rrice ore cslorm,-stimped on sole.
Fro 31 S t to 53 saved over oth' r makes.
If 7.irvbJi:r cannot aufjly yvi.;. ioldby
dealers cverj w here. Wanted, agent
to take exclusive sale fc. this icinity.
Write at once.
tho ase. It
his be on en
dorsed by tho
of tha dis
charm In 20
or3twixhin cf tha eyes
1 'rvc ur c;.,
R21 re 'teres
Pains in ti.o
bv nnv or
quickly. Oyer 2,000 private endorsement .
Pronialurcncta means icpo'.eiiiy in tl.c Cst
rtacc. It Is a symptom of scmlnnl ?C!itiicss
and barrenness, it can bo slopped in CO days
Tho new discovery vns ffiado thPporKl
htiofthooldfamouallutfcoa Medical Institute.
It Is tho stronncst vitamer mtale. It is very
powerful, but harmless. Sold for S1.C0 a psct
RKOorG packages for J5.0O(pIains:aled loses).
Written Kuarantce given for a cure. Ifyoubuy
ris boxes and aro not entirely cured, tii moro
will bo sent to you frco of nil cbarpcf.
Send for circulannnd testimonralr. Acldrcns
U HUDSON MEDICAI. INST1TUTK,
Junction Mockton, Plarltot iV lini'j su.
San Ifrauclaco, Cul.
W SPEEDILY end WITHOUT PAIN.
FOR SALE BY ALL DRUGGISTS, fx
X LIPPHAN BROTHERS, i:rcp'rc,
Llppnan's Clock, SAVANKAII, OA.
SAFETY ON THE WATER.
Tho Inspector's Department' Claim of 1
Undent Work. j
Nearly 700,000,000 peoplo carried on i
American steamers dnring tho last fiscal
year and only 255 lives lost, of -whom
but 00 wcro passengers, is tho promi
nent fcatnro of tho now annual report
of Supervising Inspector General Dn
mont of steam vessel inspection servico.
This is n smaller mortality among tho
sanio number of people, wo havo no
doubt, than if thoy had all staid at
homo and went regularly to bed, to say
nothing of traveling by rail. It proves
again what wo havo often remarked
that travol by American steamers nndor
tho system of inspection now enforced
is tho safest that could possibly bo de
vised. Thirty-fivo of tho 0G passengers
abovo referred to lost their lives in ono
disaster tho sinking of tho tugboat
James D. Nicol off Sandy Hook on a
Sunday in Jnno last, and General Du
mont states that this disasterwas solely
-duo to tho fact that tho tug was being
navigated by a person wholly inexpe
rienced. It is fnrthcr stated in tho report that
of tho nearly 11,000 boilers inspected
accidents causing tho loss of lifo havi
occurred to but 15 of them, defects in
upward of 700 being detected and reme
died; also that of 100,274 nowlifo pro
servers examined only G-i wero found
deficient. This statement shows that as
great caro is taken in tho inspection of
equipments to prevent disaster as in the
machinery omployed to run them and
tho men who man them. In regard to
tho latter no less than 88 applicant? for
master's and pilot's licensed wcro ro
jeeted dnring tho year on account of
color blindness, although 1,544 passed
tho tests. All of which goes to show
that tho traveling public and tho steam
vessel fraternity as well liavo every rea
son to rcposo confidenco in tho inspec
tion system as at present managed.
DANGER IN PERFECTION.
A Prince and a Baron Imitated a'Staj
Tip to tho KllUn? Point.
It would bo difficult to find onjrecord
a stranger hunting adventure than that
experienced by Princo Hohenlohc, son
of tho German chancellor, and Baron
Vietinghoff recently. They wept ont
together to shoot stags and agreed to
decoy tho animals by imitating their
call on a special horn. The hunters
separated, each accompanied by a game
keeper, and went in differentdirections.
During tiio courso of tho day they ap
proached each other, and each heard
the other's decoy call and believed a
stately stag was before him. Imitating
tho heavy steps of tho animal, they
noisily drew still nearer. Tho imitation
of tho steps and call was so well done
that they finally arrived within ten
races of each other without 1 perceiving
Tho thicket was so denso that they
ccnldnotsce through it. Both stood
still, repeating tho challenge from timo
to time; f aoh stoll ihrmlv Delioved that
ing, nreelthnco rapidly in the direction
of tho supposed game. Tho first millet
glurxcd off tho cartridgo belt of Baron
Vietinghoff, tho second struck-his-watch
and sprang off, tho third fell dead from
his pocietbook well filled with papers.
Tho yonag baron, though hit three
times, stood nnwonntled. Ho was sc con
vinced that not his fellow hunter, bat
a stag, was before himlhat ho attrlbnt
eel tho shots to tho explosion of car
tridges in his belt and brsictl himself
unfastening his belt for tho parposo of
throwing it away. Tho astonishment of
both when they at last found out what
had happened was great. Berlin Spe
cial. COMPETING WITH CHICAGO.
Norway MaUns Arrangements to Suppf?
London Willi Mutton.
London will shortly havo tho advan
tage of another meat supply this timo
from Norway which, according to tho
London Telegraph, is perfecting ar
rangements for supplying tho English
metropolis with as much mutton, alivo
or dead, as it can sparo for exportation.
Systematic experiments wero mado re
cently under the supervision of the
SUvanger Agricultural society, and tho
results wero so satisfactory that in tho
approaching cold season it is to be re
peated on a larger scale.
It appears that SO sheep, each weigh
ing about 100 pounds, too fattened
for a week or so until they turned tho
scale at from 115 pounds to 123 pounds.
They wero then shipped to London,
where they realized an average price,
after deducting commission, of about
$7.50, and as tho total outlay had only
been about G.50 per head there was a
net profit of nearly $1 on each animal.
Forty wero also sent over with tho
skins, hoofs and interior intact, but on
theso threo was an average loss' of 10
shillings per head, partly cxplainotl by
tho skins being damaged through! bad
Nevertheless tho Stavaugcr socuety
has conio to the conclusion that ,tho
business promises to bo rcmuaierari,e,
and tho English peoplo havo' thus an
additional guarantee of an t adequa to
supply of mutton.
A Tyrannical Landlord.
According to Air. Labouchore in fton
don Truth, tho Duko of Beaufort, ono
of tho most tyrannous of tho landlords
of England, assumes to dictato all tho
affairs of tho town of Stoke-GitToid.
His graco took objection to th'o election
of Admiral Closo as a chnrchwcattou
and served notices to quit on tho tenant
farmers who voted for him. Tho duko
afterward 'announce:! that ho wrould
withdraw tho notices only on coucStiou
that tho admiral resigned. In ordorthat
tho farmers should not suffer, tho . idmi
ral did resign. It now appears tliEjt Ad
miral Closo himself was a tenant of tho
dnke, and ho alfo received a noticolo
quit his house, which has just expired.
Ho h:n practically been evicted becauso
he was chosen churchwarden without
Wayne Jones is special lartu -.t-ijoat for
tho "old reliable" Continental Insurance
Connuny of New York, which lins been.
tested ly pafsitij; through a-jd paying
oi us liw-vs in lluu rtit wnll.igration of
Cliican in 1S7I, by w Inch hvit one hun
dred romiutiifH equal to tlm Steito Insur
ance roinp.iny nt Sal'-ni, Oro. failed.
A word to tho wise i.- mitiU'ieut.
If vou want the best of dentistry n te
Dr. Straitgo and havo it dono by an ex
perienced and skillful dentist. All work
guaranteed and at very reasonable prices
MAY AND DECEMBER.
General Cassias 31. Clay's Wcddlnff to His
Tho only witnesses- to tho niarriago
wcro JlcClellaud Eichardson and Dr.
Cassius Clay Smith, tho latter a physi
cian of Richmond, Ky. Dr. Smith re
fused to say anything about tho wed
ding, explaining that ho had promised
General Clay not to do so.
It was learned that tho ccromony took
placo in tho sitting room. Tho brido
was not dressed as brides usually are.
Sho woro a plain dark dress, was bare
headed, her long black tresses hanging
in an almost disheveled mas3 down
her back. Sho woro no gloves, had no
orango blossoms and carried no brido's
roses in her hand. It was asimplo cere
mony. Tho girl, who had remained sit
ting until General Clay and tho magis
trate arose, got np from tho dtvan and
took her placo besido lftr whito headed
bridegroom. It was a touching scene.
Tho man who had led admiring thou
sands in a crusado for human liberty,
who in his youth was a perfect Apollo
Bolvidero in appearance, if not a Na
poleon in the canso of abolition, stood
as meekly as a littlo child, with an ex
pression of nnspeakable happiness npon
his timo worn but still fresh and almost
yonthful features, and by his sido that
simple, trusting country girl, a3sbys3
a gazelle, knowing as httlo of tho groat
world in which her venerablo husband
had played so conspicuous a part as tho
most untutored daughter of nature.
Tho ceremony was very brief, and when
it was over tho bashfnl child went back
to tho kitchen, and General Clay and
his family physician sat talking by the
largo open fireplace, in which glowed
two bushels of burning coals.
And thus was celebrated ono of tho
most remarkable, weddings that ever
took placo in tho United States. Lon
Paris Greatly Esclted Over the Disclosures
rollowlns the Arrest of Captain Dreyfas.
Tho excitement over tbo spy mania
is still high in Paris. The case of Cap
tain Dreyfus, who is awaiting court
martial, causes extraordinary comment
It is said to bo tho intention of tho gov
ernment to insist npon the extreme pen
alty of death in case ho is found gnilty.
Thero 13 apparently good authority for
tho statement that prcciso particulars
respecting tho transport and concen
tration of the French forces in tho
event of mobilization after a decla
ration of war were placed in the
hands of agents of tho triplo alli
ance. Tho hours of the departure and
rnnninc of trains with rroop3 cn the
main railway lines and also tho branch
lines wero set forth, together with de
tails of tho places at which stores would
bo procured en route. It is asserted that
even tho original documents wero sup
plied to tho intelligence department of
tho triplo alliance at Berlin.
Another story relates that tho disap
,pcaranco of some important paper from
a pigeonhole at tho "war office was fre
quently noticed..- After-diligent search
precise placa txoia:.whicbJiiQMileen
abstractetl. The general staff "also is
said to have been aware that tho Ger
man war office prided itself on its ini
tiation into many of the secrets cf the
plan of mobilization. For a long time
tho French military authorities wero
puzzled, but eventually succeeded in
unraveling the mystery. It will be
quite another thing to prove who has
been gnilty of these acts of high treason.
Tho iosilou "South Ectl 3Iytery" to CIr.-c
IVItU the Hansins of Bead.
It is many months since London and
all England havo been aroused to such
unanimous interest in a criminal trial
as that nianifestetl in the solution of
what has been known since June last as
tho south end mystery. A young mar
ried man in comfortable circumstances
t tamed Read has been tried for the mur
der of Florence Dennis, a young wom
an, with whom ho had improper rela
tions. Her body was found in a lone
soiaio spot, and there was no direct evi
dence to connect Read with the crime.
It was principally his reckless, unsup
ported denials and tho extraordinary
stcxy of his depravity in many direc
tions that finally resulted in his convic
tion. and sentence to death.
It was proved that ho was in the
neighborhood of tho murder when he
asserted he was 50 miles away. It was
also shown that ho had similar relations
with several other women, and that tho
murdered girl was about to become the
mother of his child. Nevertheless tho
evidence was not sufficient to convict in
an American court, and tho prisoner
reaffirmed his innocence in strong lan
guage before the death sentence was pro
nounced npon him. He will be hanged.
London Cor. New York Sun.
Japan Snubs Great Britain.
If the latest dispatches from Japan
aro worth anythiug, that government's
tliplomaey is as effective as its military
disnatches. Tho Euglish charge that
Japan is seeking tho disruption of the
Chinese empire, and England is exceed
ingly anxious about tho interests of hu
nianity. But Japan declares that sho is
seeking nothing of the sort and has an
equal interest in humanity with Eng
land. All sho wants is to see China con
Eolidatcd and freetl from cruel suporstl
tion, with her gates open to the civili
zation and commerce of tho world. If
this is not an obliquo slap in tho faco
for Great Britain, what is it? Pliila
Folly Cost Her a month.
All American girl, giving the name
of Grace Larmoro Drew, has been sen
tenced to a month in jail in Paris for
stealing small articles from the Bon
Marche. Her lawyer told tho court that
e!io mado a bet at a ladies' club in Lon
don to travol over Europe alone In a
moment of folly she stolo tho articles to
send as presents to her London friends.
Beware of Ointments fur Cntnrrli
Hint Co:t:;iu lilcrcury.
as mercury will Mtri-Iy deruy the ope oi
smell and completely derango the ulible sjstem
when entering it ihrU!5h mnoons surfaces.
Such articles should never lv n-vd wivpt on
prescriptions Irom reputable phjslolaiis, a t'.ie
damage they will do i-. ten fold to t!i. nood jol
can possibly derive from them. Hall's CataTh
Cure manufactured bv F. J. Cheney & Co., To
ledo, f I., contains no morvury. anil is taken in
ternally, actiiiK directly upon the blood ami
mueonssurfacesotthesystem. In buyinsIlitU't
Catarrh Cure beauru ou eet the Kcnutiic. it is
afcen intcrually. and madei" Toledo, Ohio, by
r. J. utieuey s: to. lcsumomais jree.
Sold by Druggist, price 7o c. per t ottI&
Trespass notices printed on cloth for
sale at this oflico at 0 cents each.
BIG PAY FOR TEA TASTERS.
Ono Expert Is Kcportcd to Kecelve a Sal-
cry of 90,000 a Year.
"Since tho Canadian Pacific railroad
was completed and a lino of steamers
established from tho orient," said a tea
stcr to a reporter, "immense cargoes
of tea havo been going thero from Chi
na, Japan ana otner countries, it has
been my business to cxaxmno and tasto
various samples from theso cargoes. I
havo also visited Ceylon and nearly all
of tho tea growing countries of tho ori
ent to observe tho mode of putting up
tho tea. It i3 astonishing tho way they
man ago it adulterate it over there. Tho
packers are so skillful that they slip in
a great deal of inferior tea and work it
off under good brands. This makes tho
merchants who afterward handlo it
complain. Packages of tea of a certain
brand will bo found all that could bo
desired, while other packages bearing
the samo brand and in the same cargo
will be highly adulterated. Ab this tea
is very costly, thero is need of experts to
cxamiho it. They must bo good ones,
for everything depends for the time be
ing on their judgment A taster can
onlj; tasto a fow hours at a time, when
he is weakened and has to take a rest.
Besides this, when ho begins a job of
tasting, ho must tako special pains to get
himself in shapo for it. I was about six
weeks getting myself ready for exam
ining Eonio cargoes in tho warehouses
hero for tho government. Before I be
gan I did not taste intoxicants in any
form and did not even smoke. At the
samo time I was careful not to eat strong
peppers or spices, or, in fact, anything
that could distort the taste. Ono must
bo in as perfect condition, in order to
properly judgo of the teas ho tastes, a3
a horse is when prepared for the Derby.
Ho must be at his best and must feel
that lie is. Tho best tea tasters of tha
country make enormous sums, consider
ing the time employed; 10,000 a year
is a low sum, and oftentimes from $20,-
000 to 530,000 is made, and even more.
1 know a man in the business who made
$50,000. It all depends on his standing,
tho number of times ho is called as a
taster and what ho can endure." San
HE BATTERED HIS OWN CLOTHES.
His Bright Cook Succeeded Ia Gettlns the
Better of Him.
A citizen of Kiev, Russia, found
fault with the dinner prepared by his
new cook anil rashly embodied his crit
icism in catting sarcasms. Tho young
woman heard him in silence. In tha
evening he knocked np against a man
in a deserted little street, and when he
ventured to remonstrate ho was vigor-
ously assaulted. Unable to get the bet
ter cf his adversary, he determined to
do what he could at least to identify
him later on, and with this object in
view tore his assailant's fashionable
clothes into shreds. On his return home,
some few hours later, he found the cook
standing at the door, ready to shako the
dast of his house off her feet Tho gen
tleman, whose wounds and bruises left -
J him in no very amiable mood, simply
S5itU"Jcy be. wlthyou! Sometime will4
On tho following morning ho discov
ered thai his best clothes in tho ward
robe wero in tatters and his glossy silk
hat an unsigntly wreck. Hastily sum
moning the other servants to tho room,
he angrily asked them what they knew
about tho matter, whereupon the nurse
replied that the cook, in ono of her
freaks of fun, had denned her master's
garments and gone out to walk in them
tho evening before, sticking on an arti
ficial mustache to help to keep up tha
illusion. Then it- dawned urion tha
vrctched man that his assailant of the
day before was tho touchy, turbulent
cook. Less than a fortnight later he re
ceived a letter through the city pest in
forming him, in somewhat Tin grammat
ical but unmistakable language, "You
lied about the place, resTKctedsir, when
caid Iccnld not get another if I
left yours. I've been irr-five different
places since then, and I'll bo going to
the sixth next Mondav. Trusting your
bones isn t aching, I remain Praskovia. '
San Francisco Argonaut.
Speed of Electricity.
Tho fact is generally Imown that, ac
cording to tho experiments of the late
Professor Heinrich Hertz at Bonn, tho
velocity with which electricity is prop
agated is nearly identical with the ve
locity of light. The identity may be per
fect, but experiments have as yet failed
to prove it so.
la a recent communication to th9
French Academy of Sciences, IT. ilas
cart has shown that tho mean velocity
of electricity, as deduced from experi
ments, is 1SS, 1S5 miles per second.
This is about 1 per cent greater than
the velocity of light, which is 1SG.300
miles per second.
It is believed that if light and elec
tricity do move with exactly tha samo
speed the velocity ascribed to light more
closely represents that speed than the
velocity ascribed to electricity, becauso
the experiments aro most satisfactory
and probably more accurate in tho casa
of light. Youth's Companion.
A Curious Belief.
There is a curious belief among seme
of tho colored peoplo of this city, Mary
land and Virginia. It is no uncommon
sight to see them with a little knot of
kinky hair right on top of tho head, tied
up tightly with a bit cf string cr rib
bon. If you ask any of theso old uncles
or aunties the meaning of the strango
hairdresaiug, they will say, "Why, bun
ny. I does dat to keep my pallet from
falling down my throat and cliokin me. "
SchooIbey (wearily) What's tho use
of learning all this stuff?
Teacher Ic is chieliy to cultivate tho
Schoolboy Don't yen thiuk it would
be rur? sensible to buv a phonograph?
Vim rclto:i Water Motor
Of capacities varying from 1 to 5 horse
power affords the most convenient, eco
nomical and reliable power for all light
service'. One of these may be seen run
ning at this olEce. Send for circular.
The Pelton Water Wheel Co., 11 .Main
St., San Francisco, Cal.
$10C0 to $5000 on improved farm prop-
V. S. Iv. Bcick.
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. as to character well, trcsfme to giveV. aa, . '
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i Go to tho Roseleaf for tho best cigara.