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ROSEBURG, OREGON, THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 1895.
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STjLTK OF CKKQON.
nt.t, tJ.lt Mitchell
U.S. 3iiors. . j j. x. Dolph
VAs-cn.cn JW.R. Kills
Attorney-General. G. E. Chamberlain
Uorensor .. -Sylvester rennoycr
Sccrctmrr ot tate Oeorpo W. McBrldo
State Treasurer rhU SIctschan
Supt. rub. Inst ruction E. B. McKlroy
StatcTrlnter. , Frank C Biker
5IabcrBoarJofKjnHiaUoaV. C Woodcock
i A. Moore
Snpremc Judges. C. K. '.yolvcrton
rA. B. Compson
Clerk ot Railroad Commission Lydcll Baker
Judge : J. C Fullcrtou
Prosecuting Attorney Geo. M. Brown
C. S. OmCE, KOSSSCBG.
Receiver It. S. Sheridan
Sesirftr K. it. Veatch
c. s. trtATUca sciuuc.
Observer- .Thos. Gioson
Senator .Hcnrv Becklcy
r J. K. Blundcll
: F. w ucmon
.,C F. Calhcart
J. A. Underwood
I. A. Sterling
A. F. Stearns
T. K. Liflller I
Justices. i John Hamlin
Constables U.C feloeum
-r v a. ?tnrcc.
. M. K. Eapp
j B. O. Strong
1L F. K1C0
. F. M. Zlslcx I
W. F. uarrou I
J. A. Cox
The ClrcaltCoar: for Douglas County meets
three times a year as follows: The Sd Mon
day in March, the -tin Mondav In June, and the
1st Montiay in December. J. C. Fullerton of
Rosebur? jmlor. Geo. M. Brovn, of Koseburg,
Counn-tVirt meeis tha 1st Wednesday alter
the Is: Monday ol January, iiarca, jay, juiy.
Srf?i.7Tihrr mnl SnrriT-.ti'r. A. F. Stc&rns. of
OakUnd. jmlre; C IL Maupln of Eltton
ana v. l- n Ufon, oi iuaaie. cocinussioncrs.
Probate Court is in session continuously, A.F.
T AUREL LODGE. A. F. & A. 31., REGULAR
-i- neelings the 2d and ah VTednesdays in
TTMPQCA CUAPTEI NO. IL R. A. M.. HOLD
U their regnUrconTocaUons at Masonic hall
on the rst and third Tuesday of each month.
Visiting companions are cordially invited.
I&isoss Caco. SecrrSiry.
T-WtT VTARTAN LODGE. XO. S. 1. O; O.
jl mMte ..hnsT frrato? of rarh week at 7
o'clock in their hill at Roscbarg. Members of j
the order in good standing are invited to attend. I
MASK U. Jill.J i 1 1 u.
X. T. JtTrrr, Sec'y.
USIOK ESCAMl'MEST, XO. 9, MEETS AT
Odd Fellows' hall on second and fourth I
Tlorsdars cf each month. Visiting brethren I
Fcaxn G. Mi ecu, ecribc.
UjlCST TiEET, C P.
meets the second and foarth Mondays of
ocii no-Uh .173 r- m. at Old Fellows haU.
iieaiberj of the order in gJ atandicg axeiri-
REKOPOST, SO. 29. G. A. TSl, MEETS THE
first tad third Thursdays of each month.
YirOMEX'S RELIEF CORPS SO. 13, MEETS
Y second asd fourth Thursdays in each
and Jane, anu tnc mira r rwsy la scpwiuc.
T OSEBURG CHAPTER. SO. S. O. E. S.. MEETS
XV tjle (tcosd and fourth Thursdays cf each
JSSlil JIADELTSE B. C0SEX1SG. W. M.
004XBURG DXV25IOS SO Ci B.OF LE,
iv ri,y. every second and fourth Sunday.
meeti on Tuesday creniEg of each week it
the Odd Fellows fcalL Visiting sisters ana
orelircn are invited to attend.
ilLSJ Sana Wwtm.T, S. G.
FCIXX G. MlCEUI, It- Nt
. . .tt t nTVTP vn -T- ir AV p VFVTS
Jl. every tVednesiay cTening at Odd Fellows I
HalL Visiting brethren in good standing cor-j
diauylaviseaio aiicao. i
CCOXGC K. CZJWX.
EOWH'- & TTJSTEK",
Taylor & S"ilson Block.
W B. wllJjis,
six .1 n 1- T o r
-KTti -.t. omrta of the State. Of-
a& VX ta Oo JiOse, iwagwa C3u..j f
Attorney at Law,
Qr OTtr the PoffnfV- on Jiprmn atrtet
TTTy W. CAEDWELX,
Attorney at Law,
JJ R. COFPMAN,
Physician and Surgeon
Ofto;At..lr.lIoGVrUoMiUad on Oik Street
Esldenec Cor. Lane li Jackson Streets.
.T 3. UZI.1S, 31. D.)
Pjiysician and Surgeon,
OSce in S. Marks & Co.'s Block, upstairs.
CaU i.reiaptly answered day or night.
f r :
Physician and Surgeon.
Graduate Rush Medical College.
Diseases of Women and Children a Specialty
. OFFICE, RoomsSilO, Jlarstcrs' umiaing.
La Fatettc Lasz. ictxjz L. Lovoninv
T AKE & I.0TJGHABY,
Attorneys Si Counselors at Law
"Will practice in all the courts of Oregon. Of-
fleetntne iayjor-wujon duki.
MRS. EI BOYB
DEALER IK CHOICE-
Books and Children's Toys.
A. FULL LISE OF-
Fruits, Sals, French Candies, Confectionery
Canned uooas, wwees, itsu, r.w
ivPflRTFI) KEY-WEST CIGAES.
CHOICB BBANDS OF CIQABS
"yiliL. P. HEYDON,
and Notary public.
Ornci: In Court House.
bo addressed to Will P. Hcydon, County SurJ
vejw, jtoscDurg, nr.
Attorney at Law,
Room 2, Marstcrs Building, ROSEBURO. OR.
ap-Buslncss before tha U.S. Land Office and
jntnTcs eases a specialty.
Lata Receiver U. S. Land Office.
V. S. Dcpnty Mineral Surveyor
and Jotar" Public
Ornci: County Jail Building, up stairs.
JW-Special attention paid to Transfers and
Address. ROSEBORR OB,
jyTTRA BROWN. M. 3.,
Physician and Surgeon.
Chrcsic Mscasw cf Wcaen a Specialty.
Omee, Vp Stain, in the Marks Building.
Residence, 112 Cass Street, ROSEBURO.
J 1. MILLER, M. D.,
Surgeon and Homceopattrio
SfChrosie diaofn a pecialty.
J. F. BARKER & GO.
A special fetand jl unadulterated Tea. Our
Jm hArim; large aale- Zt at jm ol
Glass and Delf Ware
At astonishing low vneca. Oar own tuned
Tooiitei are Tery popuar.
We are alwsjra in the Lead, and mean to
The GoMer" Harrest ia upon us, and farm-
era are urniling because Woodward
I oo is to their interest-
I These are all Leather and Warranted.
S ADDLE SKRMJUU
At Reduced Prices.
I Consult your pane and be tore and see
U ood ward before baying.
W. C. WOOBWARI
H. 0. STANTON
I Hi jnst received a itvul extensive stock
Ladies' Drees Goods. Bibbons, Trimmings,
Laces, tc, Etc
-ALSO A FIKE STOCK OF
BOOTS AND SIIOS
Of the but quality aa4 fisUh.
Wood, Willow and Glass Ware,
Crockery, Cordage, Etc.
Alio on han't in Urge quantltle anfl at prices to
jait the lixaea. Also a Urge stock of
Which is offered at coat price. A full and
Constantly on hand. Alaothe
LATEST NOVELTIES IS 8TAT10NERT.
Oeneral acent for ererr varietT ot subserlolion
Iljooks and periodicals published In tha United
Slates. Persons withlcg reading matter of any
I Kinu win oo u sire me a can.
The oid Reliable
2f5 Montgomery St, citenrlln? from Fine
to Bush tits., San Francisco, Cal.
Business center of the city, convenient
to all banks, insurance Co. offices and
places of amusements. Containing 300
J. 8. YOUNG, Prop.
Teems: $1JM, $2.00 and fZfcflper day. Free
coach to and from the hotel.
(Successor to J. JASKULKK.j
Practical : Watchmaker, :
WATCHES, CLOCKS, JEWELKY. AN11 1'ANCY (SOODS.
Ciomiiiie lii-nv.illmi 12yo
A COStri.ETK STOCK Of
Cutlery, Notions, Tobacco, Ci'sare ami Smokers' Articles.
Also Proprietor and ManiiRor of
A SQUARE DEAL
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If Businesses NofGood
2 The Plaindealer's
Are the Rooters for the Business Hen of Douglas County.
Mailed to an' 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,
THE THIRD ADDITIOM
The HOWG Farm, east of town, has been plat
ted and is now on the market
3, 2Q, 30, and 40 acres, ranging in price from 25 to sioo
Anv one wautiue a fruit, vegetable or chicken farm
or a suburban home can
All lots sold in First
than doubled in value. The
the future. More fortunes
ing town or city than any
For information or
Estate Office, or on
Stephen Street, between Oak and Cass,
Macblue 'Work a Specialty.
Jeweler : and : Optician.
GrlaHtsoM ttuil SpoetxieleM
Itosoburg's Famous Bargain Store.
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4 5 0 7 8 J 10 11 VI
Is what we give to every cus
tomer, for we believe the best
advertisement possible is a cus
tomer pleased with what we
have sold them, they will come
again and again, and their friends
will come too.
We are not here for a da
or for a month.
We are Here to Stay.
It is now well understood that
T. K. Ricahrdson is the best es
tablished and most reliable Piano
and Organ dealer in the State.
He has secured the American
ageuc and will soon receive!
for One Cent Extra.
in Lots and Blocks containing
now be accommodated on easy
Brookside addition have more
prospect is much better for
arc made in lauds near a grow
other way. Sieze the oppor
conveyance, call at ouy Real
auusij vvuu nave u pwm
have little sjrtnpatliy s
j L- L j
can eat everything that gig
comes along. Vlule fjf
they can eat rich food gj
without fear ofi the elf
dyspeptic's bad experi
ences, they neverthe
less greatly appreciate l
a delicate flavor in
when used as a short- j
eaing, alwaj-s pro- j
duces the finest flavor- !
ed pastry, which is en- tj
tirely free from the 1
many objections which $
- value by one trial.
bp Rcfusonll snbstltutea.
pj '1 Pend three cents In atamps to K. K. f,
Cr? rairbanlc 6 Co., Chicago, for band. T
Tf i conaCottoleno Coolc lloolc, contain
gll nlnetmlnentaathorltlesoncootang. t
Cottokno is sold by aU grocers. S
fjl Madoonlyby i
g N. IL FAIRBANK & CO f?
ST. LOUIS and C
-CHICACO. NEW YORK, BOSTOfl.Jfflfl
row Miiie head,
r iur n m r n ur
Sold by A. C. larters & Co,
W. L Douglas
; S3 SHOE FIT FOB A KINO.
-' 5 rvn no c stai n ci n-
Over One Million People wear the
W. L. Douglas $3 & $4 Shoes
nil our shoes are equally satisfactory
tney give tne Dest value for the money.
Tbev equal custom shoes la style and fit.
Their wearing qualities are unsurpassed.
Thi prices are uniform, stamped on sole,
Froi St tc St saved over other mV
H your dealer occot suppl y yoa we can. Sold by
dealers everywhere. Wanted, agent
to take exclusive sale for this vicinity,
Write at once.
Anrl Ins m T M
oostwUchlns of the eyes
n UUU ViiUI
ihn n rrm T
dorsed by tho
and tones tho
Fains in the
v luw Va 4 D
chargo in J0
r n n
by dav m
oulctlv. Over 2.000 nrlvate endorsements.
Ircmarurcncss means hnnotcnev in tho first
ftaco. It la ft symptom of ecmlnal weakness
and barrenness. It can bo stopped in so days
uj iuu uauui uuujui.
The new discovery was made bv thn Bnoclftl
Istioftho old famous Hudson Medical Institute.
It Is tho strongest vitallzcr made. It is very
powerful, but harmless. Bold for 81.00 a pack.
BRoorO packages for S5.C0 (plain sealed boxes).
Written guarantee given for a core Ifyoubuy
rlx boxes end aro apt entirely cured, six moro
will bo sent to you frco of all chanres.
Send fo; circularsand testimonials. Address
63 U til) SON 51 KD I CAL INSTITUTC
.function Stockton, Mnrkct ic Iiliu fiu.
5 ABBOTT'S J
? -i EB8T PI i-?
W SPEEDILY xnd WITHOUT PAIN. &
FOR SALE bFaH DRUGGISTS.
T IIPPMAUBaOTHSaSrep'rs, T
0 Llppman't Block, SAVANNAH, GA. &
OUR WINES AGAINST THE WORLD.
California Will Have a Full Exhibit at the
Tho viticultnral commissioners have
decided to makoan exhibit of California
wines and brandies at tho exposition
wli.wi is to bo hold at Bordeaux from
tho 1st of May next until tho 1st of No-
Secretary Scott recoived a cablo dis
patch last week from Bordeaux to tho
effect that tho Societo Fhilomathiqne
has accoptod tho terms offered by the
viticultnral commission, and that Cali
fornia wines and brandies will bo ac
corded a full and completo roprosonta-
tion at tho forthcoming exhibition.
This is tho first opportunity which
has over boon accorded local wino grow
ers and distillers to display thoir prod
ucts in Bordeaux. During tho last two
yoars substantial recognition has been
accorded California wines and brandies
in various European ccntors. Gold med
als havo been awarded at tho exposi
tions in Gonoa in 1802, in Dublin in
1802, In Antwerp in 1803 and in Lyons
in 1804, but tho California wino and
brandy makers havo novcr beforo had
an opportunity of showing thoir best
products to tho wincmakcrs of tho
world in tho center of tho greatest clar
et market in tho world Bordeaux.
Secretary Scott of tho viticultnral
"California wines havo already re
ceived splendid recognition from for
eign experts. Wo intend to carry tho
battle right into tho heart of tho finest
producing district of clarets in tho
world. Fivo years ago an effort to con
vince tho bottlers of French wino that
wo had wines worthy of their recogni
tion might havo been hopeless. Thero
are, howover, in this stato 100 or moro
men who havo in view tho production
of tho very highest types of wine, wheth
er theso types bo of claret, Burgundy,
Rhino wines or any other kind. Theso
pcoplo know that wo havo an area of
country suitablo for winemalang as
largo and as varied as all of tho coun
tries of Europo outsido of Russia.
"Wo want to put samples of all of
our wines beforo tho countries of tho
world, and wo havo never beforo had
such an opportunity as is now presented
in tho Bordeaux exposition. We do not
claim that wo havo tho very best of
everything, but wo do want to show to
all comers that wo havo at least as good
wino as can bo shown by any country.
All that wo ask is an equal and fair
chanco with any country, and I think it
is fortunate for tho stato that tho means
exist for inviting such a comparison
without any uuduo expense to tho mdi
vidual winemakers. Tho commission
intends to collect all of tho samples.
Tho samples will bo sent on, and duo
care will bo taken that fair play is done
to all concerned. All that wo are wait
ing for is for completo particulars as to
tho expense. San Francisco Chroni
BY RAIL TO THE YOSEMITE.
FIto Honrs by Electric Hood In Flaee ol
Four Says by Stagc-
Chicago capitalists, in conjunction
with others in Now York and Can
fornia, may undertako an improvement
in tho Golden Stato in tho sbapo of an
el ec trio road which will involvo an ex
penditure of 2, 500, 000. Tho projected
road is to run from Merced, in tho San
Joaquin valley. As planned it is to con
tinuo from that town into tho heart of
tho Yosemito valley, a distanco of 100
miles. A. F. Hatch, one of tho Chicago
men interested, said recently that few
things in connection with the project
were definitely settled except the plan
in a general way.
"The purpose," ho said, "is to fur
nish modern transportation facilities
into tho Yosemitc. At present visitors
leavo tho railroad either at Merced or
Raymond and travel by stago into tho
valloy. It is a four days' journey for
tho round trip and a laborious moun
tain climb for animals, although the
same distanco could bo traversed under
somo conditions in a few hours. Despite
tho discomforts of tho trip, manypeoplo
visit tho region. By an electric road the
journey will bo reduced to a fivo hours
rido in a comfortable car. It is proposed
to equip the road for freight traffic in
connection with passenger business.
know tho carrying of freight by an elco
trio road is an experiment, but it has
been done, and wo think it can bo ac
complished regularly, successfully and
profltably." Chicago Tribune.
Tho principal of a certain ladies' col
lego in Cambridge advertised for a por
tcr, asking tho candidates to apply by
letter. One correspondent began with
"My dear sir, " and ended with "Lovo to
all tho family."
Another, after statingMsmatryquali
ficatious, mado tho following admis
siont "lam a married roan, but a Chris
tian," and at tho foot of his letter put.
"P. S. Stride T. T."
A third, a woman, wrote in favor of
her husband, saying ho was specially
well qualified to bo a janitor in a school
'Twcauso ho had a sister who wa3 mar
ried to a gentleman whoso father had
been a teacher." London Tit-Bits.
An ElEhtccn Ton Bell.
Ono result of the French-Russian fete:
was tho movement at St. Petersburg to
provido Notro Dame, Paris, with a big
boll mado in Russia. Tho architects
havo discovered that tho cdifico cannot
support tho weight of tho proposed bell
and an arrangement has been mado be
tween tho Russian committee and Car
dinal Richard that tho bell shall be
placed in the Church of tho Sacred
Heart. Tho gift which is nearly fin
ished, weighs IS tons. It will bo called
"La Clocho do la Paix." In a few
weoks it will bo transported from St
Petersburg to Odessa in a Russian ves
sol and taken to Marseilles, thenco over
land to Paris. Paris Letter.
Peter's Pence Dwindling.
A few ycara ago tho Peter's pence
from Franco averaged 3,000,000 francs.
In 1803 tho sum was 1,800,000 francs.
and last year it fell below 1,000,000.
For Over FHty Venn..
Au Old and Well-Tried Remedy. Mrs. Wi
slow's Soothing Syrup has been used lor ovi
flfty years by millions of mothers lor their
children whilo teething, with perfect success.
It soothes tho child, solteus the gums, allay:
jll pain, cures wind colli, ami is tho best
remedy for dlarrliiea. Is pleasant to the taste.
Sold by Druggists in every part of tho world,
Twcnty-flvo cents a liottle. Its valuo Is incal-
. . 1 V 1 . . T! ...... ...I ncl fnr M. Wl n.lnw'l
UUl.UIU. .V ruil. IV -. V ' .-.... ..a..avT
Soothing syrup, anil take no oiucr kiuu.
If you aro in need of any thing in th
hat line it will pay you to examine the
new stock at Osburn's new store.
THE NEW VANDERBILT HOUSE.
An American Mansion Inspected and Ap
proved by New York Society.
Society has examined the new Corne
lius Vanderbilt house and pronounced
"magnificent," "superb," "royal"
any adjeotive, in fact, that describes
great size combined with good taste.
Tho reception tho other afternoon was
perhaps the largest and most represent
ative ever given in Now York, at least
500 people making it a point to bo
It differed, too, from other receptions
in that tho visitors, instead of standing
about in two or three rooms, as is usual,
wandered off after paying their compli
monts to Mrs. Vonderbilt and spent tho
rest of tho afternoon in sightseeing
through tho long suits of apartments.
"I do bolievo I have walked a milor
exclaimed one woman, who wa3 evi
dently determined that nothing of value
should escape her close scrutiny.
The house Is indeed an education In
itself, with its different styles of decora
tions, according to different periods, but
all blending togother in a harmonious
Somo of tho critics got their Louises
pretty well mixed, pronouncing a Henri
II room a Louis XV, and a Louis XVI
colonial room, but it didn't make any
Tho Louises committed andean cover
multitude of sins, and Peter Mario and
few other experts on interior decora
tions had a splendid time setting some of
tho women straight on their dates.
Tho houso will of course look even
finer when lighted for a ball, with the
company in evening dress, but even
as it was it truly merited all the praiso
given and denotes a now era in tho
splendor of American living. Cholly
Knickerbocker in New York Recorder.
ASHES TO CURE CUTS.
Russian Physicians Berive an Old Cossack
Method of Treating Wounds.
Somo of tho best known physicians in
Russia aro strongly advocating the adop
tion in tho government hospitals of an
old Cossack custom of treating cuts and
wounds with ashes. Tho Cossack peas
antry have treated cases in this fashion
from time immemorial, and Dr. -fasti
koff, a Russian physician who has been
tudying tho treatment, recently said in
an interview in a Russian medical jour
"I strongly recommend tho treating
of severe cuts and wounds with asnes.
Experiment has convinced me of tho
thorough efficacy of the treatment, and
in addition it is cheap, takes little time
to arrange and does away with bulky
bandages, which have always been the
bano of nurses and physicians. Tho best
ashes aro those resulting from tho burn
ing of somo cotton stuff or linen, and
only a very thin layer should bo applied.
If tho wound has been made by some
dirty instrument and there is danger of
blood poisoning, it should be first wash
ed thoroughly with, a lotion. The ashes
with tho blood form a hard substance,
under which the most severe cuts heal
with remarkablo rapidity.
Dr. Prahiroff haa experimented twrtn
ashes on 28 cases of cuts, and only two
of tho entire number failed to result
successfully. Theso cases would have
been cured, too, had not tho nurses fail
ed to apply prescribed lotions to the
wounds beforo tho physicians took them
in charge. It is extremely probable
that tho ashes treatment will be adopt
ed in tho St Petersburg hospitals before
To Define a Church.
A strango question is being raised in
tho court hero by two saloon keepers
who are being prosecuted for running
saloons within 300 feet of a church,
which is forbidden by the mulct law.
They admit that they aro within tho
prescribed distanco of tho building in
question, but deny that it is a church.
So the question arises, What is a
church? Tho one complaining 13 the
German Methodist, and it is located on
Locust street, one of the principal busi
ncss streets, and in a good business lo
cality. Tho church owned this property
and concluded to make the most of it
So a substantial three story business
block was built there, with stores on
the first floor, offices in front on the
second floor, and tho hall, used as a
church, on tho second floor, back. The
third floor is used by tenants. The jury
in ono caso found that the building was
not a church and that it could not keep
saloons 300 feet away. Tho caso will
undoubtedly bo carried to tho supreme
court to get a definition of what a
church is. Des Moines Dispatch.
The Phonograph In a Ketr Bole.
Having possession of a seditious pho
nograph is tho latest instance of disloy
alty punished by a jealous continental
monarch. Tho authorities at Triest ar
rested an Italian guilty of having ex
hibited a phonograph which played the
Italian royal march. Tho terrible in
strument was accused cf having dis
turbed public order because it also reg
istered sundry demonstrations of ap
plauso and enthusiastic cries which ac
companied tho hymn when it was per
formed. The musical patriot has been
obliged to leave tho town and take with
him tho subversive instrument Triest
The Trilby Craze.
Tho Trilby enthusiasm in New York
city has had some amusing results. The
"Trilby waltz" is affected by certain
young peoplo who read not wisely, but too
much; tho "Trilby collar" i3 a novelty
in certain stores; tho "Trilby lisp,"
whatever that may be, is a subject of
gossip in up town boarding schools.
Du Manner's pebble made a great many
circles when it splashed into the mill
pond of modern lif a Now York World.
The new road completed a few weeks
ago, leading to tho Winneganco ceme
tery, was .bnilt through tho efforts of
Mr. Reuben S. Hunt, and his dead body
was tho first to bo takon over it Lew
iston (Me.) Journal.
nucklcn's Arnica Salve.
The Best Salve in tho world for Cuts-
Bruises, sores, Ulcers. Salt Rheum,
Fever Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hands,
Chillbains, Corns, and all skin Erup,
tions, and positively cures Piles, or no
pay required. It is guaranteed to pive
perfect sntislacuon or money refunded
i'rice-'o cents per ox. Kor sale at A
C. Marsters & Co.
Bring your job work to tho Plain-deal
er ofHco. We are prepared to do the
cheapest and beat work south of Port
THE SACRED CODFISH.
The Proposal to Tako It Out of tho State
house In Boston Creates a Sensation. (
Tho "Worcester Gazette gays:
Charles Francis Adams recounts "The
Story of tho Cod" in tho Springfield Re
publican. In 1783 John Adams secured
from Great Britain an eminent diplo
matic victory after a wearisome contest
tho right of fishery and on March
17, 1784, John Rowe, a Boston member.
asked and received permission to hang
tho historic codfish on the wall of the
chamber of representatives in the state
house. Thirty yoars later another war
with Great Britain occurred. John
Quincy Adams was called on this time
as a diplomat, and he, too, saved the
codfish onco moro from British encroach
ments. Tho statehouse cod, which the
satrilegiou3 aro now threatening to store
in the garret, is cmblematio of com
merce, war and diplomacy and tells of
Massachusetts victories in all three
fields. After tho peaco of 1783 John
Adams quartered tho codfish in his coat
of arms, and it is there now. This must
havo been tho origin of the phrase "cod
fish aristocracy," onco in common, use.
It was commonly spoken in derision,
but tho pridoof tho Adamses in tha cod
fish would seem entirely worthy. -
On this subject tho New York Sun re
There is a proud and beautiful build
ing in Boston. Bulfinch did it It 13 a
Parthenon surmounted by a gilded gas
house, and to those who love it it is the
supremo architectural achievement of
tho world. Even tho limited or preju
diced persons who dony its charm can
not forget tho joy of its associations.
To go to Boston, to view that dome
with an eager eyo and to perspiro with .
tho pulchntudo of it and tho deeper
thought that ono doesn't have to live in
Boston is not tho least of pleasures in
a world that persons of fair digestion
regard with a certain amount of attach
ment As a matter of fact, the dome is
a hollow fraud. Mr. Bulfinch, who has
had tho distinction of having an emi
nently parochial street named after him.
was not lucky enough to havo bis de
signs carried out and the statehouse,
with its feeling Dutch name, is not all
that it might have been. But it has
merits. Thero is or was in it the sacred
codfish, a palladium that fell from heav
en plash into tho Frog pond in the
days when Boston was an eminent sea
port This codfish wa3 almost human
and quito superhuman. It could wink.
It had learned to say cultyur and liter
ature and lef tenant, besides tha other
things that are said in Boston. Thero
was a silver bathtub in which it used to
tipple when the Boston nine got a
game. It used to leap into tho air when
ever Governor Greenhalge appeared
with bluo knit thinking cap on. It was
sprinkled with champagne whenever the
Ancient and Honorable Artillery com
pany had a feast AH the thinkers in
tho legislature revered it It would
wag its tail at a good thing and drop
dead whenever a bore was up.
They have been "fixing up" the state
house. Evidently some idiot is in
charge. Tho sacred codfish is not to be
included among the treasures of the re
people say it drinks too much. The A.
P A. says it has a Hibernian counte
nance. All the same, it was the best in
the state. It was the most venerable in
stution there, except Harvard college
and Georgo Marden of LowelL It ia
gone. It has been torn down. It is niL
So falls the codfish aristocracy So fades
a glory unmistakable.
NO FEED, NO TOOT.
Why the Marine Band Bid Kot Play at a
Certain Holiday Reception.
Mrs. Calvin Brice has, vulgarly speak
ing, "put her foot in it, " and not the
dazzling Trilby foot, which subjugated
all who saw it, but the foot which rich
people aro popularly supposed to reserve
for the necks of their inferiors. Mrs.
Brice, liko Mrs. Tymmyns, of humorous
memory, sent out cards for a New
Year's reception to bo held at her Wash
ington residence. Her "social secre
tary" was sent to secure the Marino band
for tho occasion. But the Marino band
had played at Mrs. Brico's last year,
and after its bard work and enchanting
strains wa3 not even asked if it-would
havo a glass of punch or a cup of tea.
The Marino band has a tenacious mem
ory Professor Fanciulli bowed to the so
cial envoy of Mrs. Brice and asked if
'after five hours of music will the mu
sicians havo some supper?"
The social envoy replied, "I would aa
soon ask the cook eat to supper as the
band. " So Professor Fanciulli said the
members of the Marine band were not
cooks, but musicians of the nation. The
commandant waved his baton, and the
social secretary retired in confusion!
Washington Gossip in New York Ad
vertiser. An Oral Will Probated.
A nuncupative will, the first filed in
Pittsburg in la years, was accepted on
Wednesday by the register. James Bres
nan was injured on the railroad on Dec.
18 last and died a short time after on
tho operating tablo at the West Penn
hospital. Before he died he stated to
thoso around him that ho wished his
property to go to his younger children
John, James and Mary excluding his
oldest child because the latter was old
enough to tako caro of himself. He also
left $200 to the Rev. Thomas Bailey
for masses. Philadelphia Ledger.
A New Thins In Books
It has-been suggested that the con
trast between the black and white of a
printed page would be less trying to the
eyo if the latter could simultaneously
rest on a bit of color. Accordingly a
Boston publisher is getting out books
that have margins of arure, yellow or
green. Boston Letter.
Borden Jurors' Reunion.
Ten of tho 12 jurors who acquitted
Lizzie Borden of the murder of her fa
ther and stepmother in June, 1893, held
their second annual dinner and social
reunion in Fall River on "Wednesday.
rtewnre of Ointments for Catnrrn
ttiat Contain Mercury.
as mercury will surely destroy the sense of
smell and completely derange the whole system ,
when entering it through mucous surfaces. '
Such, articles should never bo used except on
Srcscriptious from reputable physicians, as the
amage they will do is ten fold to tho good yon
can possibly derive from them. Kali's Catarrh
Curo manufactured by F. J. Cheney & Co., To
ledo, O., contains no mercury, and Is taken in
ternally, acting directly upon the blood and
mucous surfaces ot the system. In buying Han's
Catarrh Cure be sure you get the genuine. It is
aken Internally, and made 1 Toledo, Ohio, by
F. J. Cheney i Co. Testimonials free.
Sold by Druggists, prico 75 c. per bottle.
Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder
Awarded Cold Mc&l Midwinter Fair, Sis Fnscii;.