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ROSEBURG, OREGON, THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 1895.
KTATE OF CKEOOS.
V. S. Senators... '
j. n. Doipn
Attorney-General O. E. Chamberlain
6eercUry of Slate.
riio treasurer. -
8uM. rnb. InslrucUoU..
E. B. McElroy
Member Board of EqnallxationA . C Woodcock
Sr. A. Moore
C. E. Wolvcrton
' ' r A. B. Comrw.n
Railroad Commissioners. V. B. Eddy
(I. A. Macrum
Clerk ol Railroad Commission. Lydell Baker
, jtxcosDtjcmcut DrsxticT.
Judge.-.,, '. . I. C Fullcrton
Prosecuting Attorney Geo. M. Brown
c. s. lakd orncr, kxjbceo.
..Receiver . E. S. Sheridan
RcglMer J R. U. Vcatca
r. SO RXATUES ECUU.C.
- ' nifKL Gioson
Senator.-, . -Henry Beetle j
!j. is. tsiunacu
(J. E. Bli
r. w. Benson
C. F. Cat&cart
.W. A. Fratcr
.J. A. Underwood
I. A. Sterling
.A. r. seams
C. H. M
, IL. Wilson
j)r. K. U:ilUler
i anaetsct, orncrss.
CTtr Of tOSXBtTKO,
I. F. Eli
W. F. Carroll
J. A. Cox
v vf rfWre 'ts-soss.
The Circuit Court for Douglas County meets
three tinea a year as follows: The 3d Mon
day in Jiarci, the ta Monday In June, and the
1st Monday in December. J. C FnUerton of
IXosebni-r Ju-Uje, 'Geo, M. Brown, of Koseborg,
proseenUa? altoi uey.
.om meets ue -is, neunesaay wcx
the 1st .Monday 01 January, iiarca, jaay,
aber and Xorember. A. F. Steams, of
and. 'indee: C 1L Mansin of Elklon
aad WL. 'iVilson, ol Riddle, commissioners.
Fxohatc Cosrt is In sesdon conUnnoosly, A.F.
T AUKT.L LODGE. A. F. A A. M- REGULAR
-L' meetings the 2d and h Wedcesdayt in.
XTKPQUA CHAPTER, SO. 1L R. A. V., HOLD
AJ their resnlarcoarocations at Masonic hall
oa the Srst and third Tuesday ol eaeh ssoath.
Visiting companions are cordially inTtted.
TainotB Ciro, Secre'tary.
LS LODGE. SO. 8. I. O. O. F-
aeets Satorday eTenlcg of each treek at 7
o'clock In their hill at Eosebcrg. Members of
the order in good standinr are lnrited to attend.
FsxsK G. MICXUI, S. G.
S. T. Jfcsrnr, Sec"y.
TISIOS ESCAMPMEST, SO. 9, MEETS AT
VJ Odd FeILm' n on second and lonrth
Thnrsdays ol each month. Visiting brethren
ars in ruea to auesa.
Txx5C G. Mttttti, Ecribe.
ILvxxt Taut. C P.
pOsEBCEG LODGE, SO. ,
c- Eeeta'the icccnd sad foart
O. u. w.
Elects thi itcend sad foartlr Mondays of
tica month at 730 p. m. at Odd Fellows hall.
Members of the order in good standing ere In
vtted to attend.
V TJ HMO POST, KO.TJ, G. A. R MEETS THE
XI Sm& aad.thirJ Thsadaya ol each gonth.
TTySKBTS EELIEF CORPS' SO. K, MEETS
i it jo ill aad .rlosrth Thaayj la
TJASME AIXIASCE Regular Quarterly
.VeeOnrs will be held at Grange Hall,
Buselmig. the grs Fflday in December, March
and June, ana (he third mday in beptemoer.
ROSEBTJRG CHAPTER, SO. S.O. E. MEETS
Ihft umnd and foanh Thundan of each
MADELXSE B. COSKXISG, XT. M.
J?- Tj OfcEBCEG DIViabS SO C6, B. OF L.E.,
meets erery second and fourth Sunday.
fn OSZ9CBG1CTJ. LODGE, SO.C.l O.O. T.
'meets on Tnesday ereslncof each week at
the Odd Fellows hall. Visiting sisters and
Brethren are isTlted to attend.
Sltss SaxaB Wixbxsxt, N. G.
ALPEA-XODGE.XO. -C, K. OF Pn MEETS
creryTrednaday erenint; at Odd FeUors
HsB. Visiting brethren in good standing cor
jgSOWK & XUSX1N,
Taylor & Wilson Block.
Attorney and Counselor at Law,
in aHtiaetjarU of ths State. Of-
Cosrt House, Doaglas coitaty. Or.
0V L SEHLBBEDH,
Attorney at Law,
OSes orer the 7oatoScs on Jaekaon street.
Attorney at Law,
Physician and Surgeon
ftOSce:AtIrvHooTr's old stand on Oat 1 tree t
Residence Cor. Lane it Jackson Streets.
OZIAS, 71. TJ.
shysician. and Surgeon,
r - . EOSEBCRG, OR.
OSce in 5. Marks & Co.'s Block, upstairs.
Calls promptly answered dsy or night.
' JAMES BAKE,
Physician and Surgeon.
' Graduate Rush Medical College.
Diseases of Women and Children a Specialty
, , omCE, Rooms 9 It 10, Mantels' Building.
RzsimRcczDdtunas Street, second place east
- ROSEBURG, OREGOS.
Jcwr L. LorcKAcr
T AM & LOTJGHART,
'Attorneys & Counselors at Law
Vi 111 rrartlee in all th eonrts of Oreron. Of
fice in the Tajlor-WiUon block.
MRS. Iff. BOYD,
DEALER IM CHOICE-
Books and Children's Toys.
A TOLL- LINE OF-
.Units, SnU, French Candies, Confectionery
Canned Good?, Coffees, Teas, ltd
IMPORTED KIWST CIGAE&
CHOICE VMKVB OP CIGAE8
7" ILL. P. HEYDON,
aad Notary Pabllc.
Ornci: In Court House.
Onlrrs far Snrrrlnr and Fltld KotcS should
be addressed to Will P. Heydon, County Eur;
veyor, Roseburg, or.
Attorney at Law,
Eton I. Marsters Building, - ROSEBDKQ, OR.
' fsyBuslncss before the U. 8. Land Office and
miulnj cases a specialty.
Late Receiver V. S. Land Office.
8. Dcpaty ailueral 8arTcyor
and Notary Public
Omci: County Jail Building, up stairs.
r- Spoclal attention paid to Transfers and
Address, ROSEBURG, OR.
jljYRA BROWN, ML D.,
Physician and Surgeon.
Chresle Kseuu of Wcraeal & SpeeUttr.
Office, Up Stairs, in the Marks Building.
Residence, 112 Cass Street, ROSEBURG.
g- L. MTT.TiSR, M. D
Surgeon and Homoeopathio
83ronle dlseaaes a ptclaUy,
J. F. BARKER & GO.
A special htsnJ jtBaaialtentei Tta.
Xs haviac a larfe tale. Zm styles el
Glass and Delf Ware
At aiinnlthirg lav voces. Ovr ot
Toss arv i ei j popalar.
i : .
ALL COMPETITORS !
We are always in the Lead, and mean to
The Golder II arrest is npon us, and farm
ers are smiling becaose Woodward
Ioojta to their interest.
. Full Trimmed
These are all Leather and Warranted.
At Bed need Prices.
Consult your parse and be tare and see
Woodward before baring.
W. . WOOiWAfc!
E G. STANTON
Eta just reeeired a n and exUasiT stock e
DRY : GOODS
Ladies' Dre?s Goods. Kibbons, Trimmings,
Lacw, ttc. Etc.
-AL60 A nE STOCK OT-
BOOTS AAD SHOES
Of th best qtullty sol flnUh.
r t r nm ti tci c?
Wood, Willow and Glass Wire,
Crockery, Cordage, Etc.
Also oa hand in larg quantities and at Triee tr
rait ue uaea. aim a urge sioea or
Which is offered at cost pile. A fall and
select stock of
Constantly on hand. Also the
LATEST SOraTIES IN STATIONER.
General agent for eTtry rarietT ot sabteriptlsa
books and periodicals Tmbllihed In tht United
Etatea. Persons irlhlnf reading matter of any
una wui ao 10 pre me a call.
The Old Reliable
215 Montgomery St., ex tend In e from Fine
to Bush Bts., Ban Francisco, Cat.
Business center of the city, convenient
to all banks, insurance Co. offices and
places of amusements. Containing 00
J. H. YOUNG, Prop.
Tenxs: 12.00 and t2.ty.pet day. Free
coacn to ana jrozn tut Boiei.
(Successor to J. JASKULEK.)
Practical : Watchmaker,
DEALER IN ..
WATCHES, CLOCKS, JKWELKY. AND fANCY COOD.
Cwomtiuo Brtta:llluw 13yo
A COMl'I.KTK STOCK OK
Cull3ry, Notions, Tobacco. Cijrara and Smokers' Articles.
Also Proprietor and HanaRor of
A SQUARE DEAL.
If Business Is Not Good
Are the Rooters for the Business Hen of Douglas County
4t0 000 PIECES SHEET MUSIC
U)UUU AT 10 GTS. PER COPY.
Mailed to an' address
Catalogue of this immense
We have also secured the agency of the Wiley B. Allen Co.
T. K. RICHARDSON,
THE THIRD ADDITION
The JIOIVG Farm,
ted and is now on the market in Lots aud Blocks containing
3, 20, 30, aud 40 acres, ranging in price from $25 to $100
Any one wantiug a fruit, vegetable or chicken farm
or a suburban home can now be accommodated on easy
All lots sold in First Brookside addition have more
than doubled in value. The prospect is much better for
the future. More fortunes are made in lands near a grow
ing town or city . than any other way. Sieze the oppor
tunity. For information or conveyance, call at ony Real
Estate Office, or on
& T. BELDEN. Fropr.
BOWEN & ESTABROOK,
Stephen Street, between Oak and Cass,
Macblue Work a Specialty. KOHCBURG, OR.
: Jeweler : antl ; Optician.
GIuhnch uxkI BJpeotJieloH
lloselmrg's Famous Uargnin Store.
' I ' I ' I
10- 11 1
Is what wc 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 aud agaiu, and their friends
will come too.
We are not here for a da'
or for a month.
We are Here to Stay.
AAA A A ACAS!
It is now well understood that
T. K. Ricahrdson is the best es
tablished and most reliable Piano
Organ dealer in the State.!
has secured the American!
agency aud will soon receive
for One Cent Extra.
stock sent free on application.
east of town, has been plat
What Is It
!tis the new shortening
Utaking the place of lard
4& or cooking butter, or
both. Costs less, goes.
farther, and Is easily
dlgcsted by anyone.
is AT ALL GROCERS.
Refuse AN Substitutes.
k Made only by
N. K. FAIRBANK & CO.,
jl ST. LOUIS and
S ' CHICAGO, NCV YORK. 9
A Sovereign Remedy &G)irgha
Colds. LaGrippe ard all Affection
cfthiThroat. Chest arJ Lungs.
5EKD TOR PRIHIR.
Sold bv A. C. Marters & Co.
.35 CKJC IS THE BEST.
W taSSlitM TIT FOR A KING,
rRIXCH A DiAXCUXa ZMT.
4.s3.so Fine &uf&Kwa?8a
-EXTRA FINf 5-
i END FOR C ATAICSUC
Over One .Million People wear the
W. L, Douglas $3 & $4 Shoes
AH our shoes arc equally satisfactory
Jhey Rive the best value for the money.
They equal custem shoes In style and fit.
Thilr-wearinjr qualities are unsurpassed.
The prices arc cnll3nn,stacipea on sole.
Frora 5 1 tc S.t saved over other makes.
If yczrdsikrca2o:sapjJy vcutreon. Sold by
dealers everywhere. Wanted, agent
to take exclusive sale for this vicinity.
Write at once.
atoppod in 0 days
dt mo use o f HudT&n.
was made bv the 8pclal-
istsoftheoldfamoasHudson Htdlcal Institute.
It 13 the Etronrast vltallzpr mada. Tt l vpnr
powerful, but harmless. Sold tor S1.00 a pack
sroorS packages for $4.00 (plain scaled boxes),
n rlttcn guarantee given for a cure. I f you buy
six boxes and are not entirely cured, six mora
will bo sent to you frco of all charges.
Bend for circulars and testimonials. Address
OHDDSON MEDICAL INSTITUTE,
Junction Stockton, market fc EUUSta.
San Francisco, Calc
quietly. Orcr 2,000 crirato cndOTsemenU.
Prematurencss means lm potency In tho first
ctagc. It Is a symptom or seminal weakness
and barrennrsa. It ran ha
? -1 EAST PI 1- ?
ICorn Paint !
CurosCORNS, BUNIONS and WARTS JJ
W SPEEDILY and WITHOUT PAIN. $P
$ FOR SALE BYALL DRUGGISTS. &
T LIPPHAN BBOTHEB3,5?ropr3, T
0 Llppman's Block, SAVANNAH, GA. &
MAY MARRIAGES UNLUCKY.
Old Superstition Which lias Powerful In
fluence With European Bridal Conples.
Tho municipal statistics of tho city of
Marsoillca show tho observer that on tho
28th of April, 1891, thcro were regis
tered at tho mayor's ofilco in that town
no less than 04 marriages. Why this
enormous number? Because, according
to au ancient tradition, conples that
marry in tho month of May cxposo them
selves to great danger death will soon
Em i to tho unfortunates, or, at tho very
loast, their union will not bo blessed
with children. Thercforo a largo num
ber of Marscillaiso lovors availed them
selves of tho last days of April to join
themselves in wedlock.
This curious superstition is by no
moans confined to Marseilles. M. lo
Blaut, a French investigator, ascribes
to it an origin in Roman antiquity. Tho
Roman poet Ovid said that May wa3 no
time for widows to marry or for young
girls, and adds that tho imprudent
woman who braves fato by so doing will
dio early. Plutarch agrees to the truth
It may bo becauso of this ancient prin
ciple that tho Roman Catholio church
has mado tho month of May sacred to
tho Virgin. However this may be, tho
idea has certainly perpetuated itself with
singular persistence. Tassoni, writing
about thomiddle.of tho seventeenth cen
tury, relates that among tho inhabitants
of Ferraras many young nobles and
princes who wero married in May died
only a few days afterward. "It is tho
observation of this strango fact," ho ob
serves, "that induced tho Fcrrarese, so
it is said, to follow tho ancient custom. "
At tho present day tho superstition
has not ceased to show itself in certain
regions of Italy, in Ronmania, in south
Germany, Bohemia, Westphalia, Eng
land and France, notably in Saintonge
and in thu Covennes, whero every ono
acknowledges tho truth of tho proverb,
"Tho month of flowers is a month of
"Perhaps," said Plutarch, "the
month of May is regarded as unlucky
becauso it comes between April and
June, tho months respectively of Venus
and Juno, the tutelary goddesses of mar
riage, or perhaps it is becauso May is
tho month of tho feast of tho Lemurcs,
tho souls of tho dead." Paris Letter.
TREE PLANTING IN FRANCE
Useless Sand Danes Converted Into Tain
able Land With Fines.
Tho French thoroughly appreciato the
advantages to bo derived from systematic
treo planting. Tracts of sand havo been
covered with pino forests, and tho word
lande, borrowed, as it is thought, from
tho German, is losinc its meaninc of
"waste." Till a century ago a large
portion of tho forest of Fontainebleau
consisted of baro sand hills, but tho
planting of pines -was begun. A variety
capablo of standing tho severest win
ters was evidently found, and millions
of trees now diffusa healthy and agree:
ablo odors, besides furnishing timber
for f ueL
Tho decomposed fir needles, more
over, gradually form a crust of vegeta
ble mold, permitting tho growth of trees
and shrubs less ablo than tho pino to
live on air. Tho - department of tho
Landcs, onco a barren region, with sand
so looso that peoplo had to walk on
stilts, is covered with pines, and tho
problem of draining tho subsoil has been
solved, as described in EdmcndAbout's
story of "Maitro Pierre."
Tho losses by firo and anxiety to pro
duce something inoro remunerative than
pmo aro now, however, inducing
schemes of artificial fertilization. In
many French watering places dunes
havo been transformed into woods, -thus
holding out to seaside visitors tho at
traction of agrccabloshadoanda change
from monotonous beach. Shifting sands
havo been prevented from extending in
land. In some cases dunes havo been aa
quired by companies, which, after plant
inc them, havo cut them up into build
inglots and havo seen them dotted with
Elsowhcro municipalities havo taken
up tho matter, and m largo operations
tho district or tho department has pro
vided tuo funds. London Times.
Be LoTrs to Work.
Tho foreman of a bcotblacking shop
m Jladison Equaro is a continual sur
priso to tho customers. His employer is
a padrone, and ho is left in completo
control. His conduct justifies his cm
ployer's confidence. Ho is tho hardest
worker among tho half dozen employees
and frequently takes tho brushes from
ono of his subordinates when thoxo aro
not enough customers to keep all busy.
Ho never allows a customer to go away
unless ho is satisfied that his boots havo
been polished in tho best manner possi
ble. Ho is ever full of enthusiasm and
works with as much energy at tho end
of a busy day as at tho beginning. His
humor never lags, and his muscles never
"It is as good as a bracer to watch
that fellow," said a rounder. "Ho is tho
only man I over saw who always seems
to lovo to work." ow iork Sun.
Dutch foast is a siniplo dish for using
up scraps of bread. Crnuiblo tho bread
and placo in n frying pan with a slico of
butter or drippings. Add salt, pepper
and sago if liked. It shonld bo seasoned
quito woll. Add a small quantity of
boiling water, cover closely so tho steam
will soften tho bread, stir soveral times
and servo hot. What with cream toast,
codfish and fruit toast, wo may havo
this turco cooked bread frequently with
out its becoming monotonous. Phila
In the house of a Pompoiian sculptor
wero found 32 niallcte, 15 compasses, 3
levers, several chisels, together with
jacks for raising blocks, and nearly 30
statues and busts, in every stago of
Tho grains of cornstarch aro only
about one-fourth thosizo of thosoof tho
starch mado from tho potato.
For -cr Flliy Ycnrs.
Au Old and Wcll-Trlcd Remed?. Mrs. Win
slow's soothing Syrup liaa been iiicd lor over
titty yenrs by millions ot mothers lor their
children while teething, with pcrlect success.
It soothes the child, rattens the gums, allays
all pain, cures wind colic, aud is thu best
remedy lor dlarrluva. Is pleasant to tho taste.
Sold by Druggists in every part of tho world.
Twcnty-flvo cents a liottle. Its vnlue Is incal
culable. Ho sure and risk for JIm. Winslow's
Soothing Syrup, aud take no other kind.
If you aro in need of any thin-; in tho
hat lino it will pay you to examine tho
ew stock at Oaburn's now store.
SAVED HER SLIPPERS.
A Bit of Hitherto Unpublished History of
the War of 1813.
This is a chapter of semiofficial, semi-
domestio history, and it is vouched for
by a granddaughter of tho hero's fam
ily line, a Cbicagoan who now lives on
Prominent in Mr. Madison's cabinet
sat, fourscore years ago, Secretary of
the Navy Jones, tho son of u famous
shipbuilder, a man gallant not only in
spirit, but in dress and manner. His
fitness for bis ofilco is attested by the
naval histories of the war of 1813. But
tho successful secretary had moro wit
than hair, and a wig was a sine qua
non of his political and social life. All
went well with this adornment until
tho luckless August day in 1814 when
tho British marched from Bladensburg
It will bo remembered that President
Madison and his cabinet stood not upon
tho order of their going on that occa
sion, but went at once to a very re
tired summer resort Every one knows
how Lady "Dolly" remained behind
long enough to savo some valuable
White House portraits from having their
eyes put out by English bayonets, but
few havo heard how collected Mrs. Sec
retary Jones was in this national. crisis.
Presence of mind is said to be promot
ed by absence of body. This lady dis
played in tho faco of danger presence of
both mind and body. As tho secretary
emerged from his doorway, his hands
full of such family valuables as his agi
tated condition had allowed him to.col
lect, Mrs. Jones confronted him with
tho appalling words:
"My dear, you have forgotten my
slippers. You must go back and get
General Boss was almost at his door
bringing imprisonment or death, but the
unhappy man turned back to hunt the
slippers, which, it is only fair to Mrs.
Jones to add, were adorned with dia
mond buckles. In his headlong quest for
these treasures which ho secured his
wig dropped off in a dark corner, and
ho did not dare to take time to hunt for
it nor to attempt tho purchase of an
other. Tho shorn appearance of the sec
retary, hitherto faultless in all appoint
ments of dres3, is said to have very much
lessened tho melancholy of the cabinet
journey. It is further asserted that dur
ing tho time of retirement, no matter
how depressed any member of tho presi
dential party felt over public and pri
vate woes, if ho but glanced at Secretary
Jones peal upon peal of irresistible
laughter was sure to follow and that the
despoiled Adonis cordially joined in
theso bursts of merriment Chicago
A Malar Water Slide.
In Perak, a state in tho Straits Set
tlements, tho Malays have one form of
amusement which is probably not to bo
enjoyed anywhere else in the wide
There is a hugo granite slope in the
course of a mountain river, down which
tho water trickles about two inches
deep, tho main stream having carved
out a bed by tho sido of the bowlder.
This rock, tho faco of which has been
rendered as'smooth as glas3 by the con
stant flow of water during hundreds of
years, the .Malays men, women and
children havo turned into a toboggan.
Climbing to tho top of tho rock, they
sit in the shallow water with their feet
straight out and a hand on each side for
steering and thenslido down the 60 feet
into a pool of water.
This is a"j favorite sport on sunny
mornings, astmany as 200 folks being
engaged at atimo and sliding so quick
ly ono after another or forming rows of
two, four or even eight persons that
they tumble into tho pool a confused
mass of scream in g creatures. There is
littlo danger in tho game, and, though
some choosertosit on a pieco of plantain,
most of the tobogganers are content to
squat on theirjhaunches. London Lit
TAIo In Japan.
"It is a curious, but accepted truth,"
comments tibe wife of a naval officer
who has resided a number of years in
Japan, "that .Americans, as a class, do
not long stand up against Japan life.
There is something in the air, or some
thing lacking in it; which is peculiarly
trying no us. So many naval officers
serving a threo or six years' duty there
havo como homo with an incurable com
plaint that it is common talk in the serv
ice Two admirals have died of abcess
of tho liver after several years' residence
there, and other officers havo had their
health seriously impaired under similar
conditions. I never was seriously sick
in ray life till I got out to the island
empire, and throughout my whole stay
I fought something. The- English resi
dents do not seenu to suffer as wo do,
which is also a conxmented upon fact"
New York Times.
Excellent pianos may bo bought in
Europe at perhaps twb-thirds tho cost of
a liko instrument heTe, and oven indi
viduals can import pianos to advantage
in spito of the tariff. But a fact that
works pretty effectually to protect the
homo "manufacturer is that either the
American climate or the usual steam
heat tends to destroy tho imported piano,
so that oven tho temptation of saving
from $200 to $500 on the first cost does
not induce many persons to tako the
risk of an instrument that cannot stand
the cEmate. Philadelphia Ledger.
England's Tobacco Ijsw.
An antiquariaiusays that tobacco can
riot be used in England save by a viola
tion of law. In 1660 a law was made
prohibiting tho growth or importation
of tobacco boyoud a fow hundred pounds
of leaves every year, "to be used in
medicine. " It is said that this statute
has never been repealed.
"I would liko to improve my oppor
tunities," said the good boy.
"Got tho firm to leave more .money in
tho cash drawer," suggested the lad of
" ovil propensities. Detroit Tribune.
Hucklcn'H Arnica Halve
Tho Best Salve in tho world for Cuts'
Utilises, sores, Ulcers. Salt Rheum.
Fever Sores. Tottor, Chapped Hands,
Ohillbains, Corns, and all ekin Erup,
lions, aud poaitivoly cures Piles, or no
pay required. It is guaranteed to pive
perfect satisfaction or money refunded
Prico25 cents per 'm. For sale at A
U. INIiiretcrs it Co.
Bring your job work to the Plaindeal
er office. Wo are prepared to do the
cheapest and bost work south of Fort-
THE KING OF INNISHKEA.
Ca Dwells on an Irish Island and Bulea
a 3Ia;o Tribe.
About 16 miles from Dugort, in Achill
island, out to sea, looking like a thin
line of sand in tho waves of the Atlan
tic, is tho island of Innishkca. One fine
morning our party started to visit it in
a trusty hooker. As tho hooker cams in
sight of tho shore great excitement was
visible among tho islanders, and it was
very hard to roalize that wo were still
but 36 hours' jojrney from London.
Tho inhabitants turned out en masse.
Tho women and children in their scanty
garments of red flannel crouched outside
thoir cabins, while numbers of tho men
ran down to the beach and put out in
their coracles on chanco of rowing us to
land. It wa3 a strango scene and curi
ously like a picture platoin a boy's book
of adventures. We knew there was a
king of Innishkca, and boon a tail,
bronze faced man was" pointed out to us
a3 his majesty. On landing all the party
wero introduced and conducted by him
to the palace, where tho queen dowager,
with her daughter, bado us welcome in
truo Irish fashion.
Tho old lady was in her picturesque
nativo costume red dress and plaid
shawl oyer her head. Tho princess, how
ever, had evidently on first sight of the
hooker arrayed herself in modern fash
ion to do us honor, and we were amused
on penetrating into tho reception room
to find advertisements from shops in
Buckingham Palace road and St Paul's
churchyard hung up to embellish tho
wall, though only by a favored few
could they be read.
The island was destitute of any school
or means of instruction for tho children,
a very small proportion either under
stood or spoke English, and there was
neither watch nor clock among the peo
ple, who had a happy go lucky idea of
timo and troubled themselves littlo as
to Greenwich regulations.
There were no church bells to ring, no
trains to catch, no office hours requiring
punctuality, so when tho sun was high
in tho heavens they would get through
their not arduous farming duties, and
when he sank in tho great waste of
waters they could sleep. The king's
word settled all disputes. It was a
hereditary monarchy, and his people, so
far as ho was concerned, were untaxed.
Happy thoso states, thought some of the
visitors, whero royalty could be main
tained with so littlo grandeur! How
ever, I am in honesty bound to add wa
found King Philip had other means of
filling his coffers besides levying taxes
on his faithful subjects and learned tho
art of making good his opportunity
whenever tho Saxon stranger ventured
to land on his shore. But Innishkea has
an interest altogether apart from its sit
uation, surrounded as it is by lovely
views of mountain cliff and rocky head
land. On this spot, hundreds of years
ago, early Christian missionaries land
ed, and on top of a shelly mount half
a mile from the beach, are Christian
remains of great antiquity. W.estoftha
island there stand also the ruins-of a
church said to havo been built by tho
successors of St Columba. Leisure
Jenny Lind must havo been the most
simple, unpretending prima donna that
ever lived. When she first came to Eng
land she was bound to sing only at the
Royal Italian Opera House, and when
commanded to sing at tho queen's con
cert she was obliged to refuse. Very
sorry to bo compelled to notify this, she
ordered her carriage and drove straight
to Buckingham palace. She handed her
card to an official, who, not unnaturally,
declined to tako it in. A higher author
ity happened to pass and took it upon
himself to present it As soon as ner maj
esty saw it she said, "Admit her, by all
means. Jenny Lind appeared and said
simply that she was so very sorry to bo
unable to sing at her majesty's concert
that she thought it better to call herself
and explain. The queen was charmed
with her natural manner, gave her a
ccrdial reception and promised to bo her
A Fine Follsh For Tinware.
When the kitchen range is cleaned
out, there will bo found in tho Quo un
der tho oven a considerable quantity of
gray dust It is not ashes exactly, not
yet soot, but a smcko deposit as near
akin to lampblack as a coal nre is ablo
to produce soft, light, impalpable,
finer than tho finest flour. Not many
among those who throw this into the
ash bin are probably aware that this is
the best thing in tho world for polishing
tinware, far surpassing all tho prepared
powders and pastes sold for that pur
pose. Apply it to tlio tin with a damp
cloth, and a fow strokes will produce
such a luster as is on now ware or as tho
engraver puts upon his zinc plates by
tho use of charcoal. hjecnango.
Triumph of Bad Spelling.
Mr. R. E.Bartlett, Chelmsford, writes:
"I can beat the achievement of Charles
Edward, who, by spelling box 'botsk,
made more mistakes than the letters ad
mit of. I have in my possession a letter
addressed many years ago to my father.
in which 13 mistakes aro mado in a sin
gle word of five letters. Tho word is,
or was meant to be, usage; the spelling
is ydwzitch. Thero aro thus five sins
of omission and eight of commission;
total, 18." London News.
They have recently mado gold leaf by
electro-chemical processes as' thin as
four-milliontbs of an inch thick, if you
can imagine that It was exactly 1-2,-
798,000 of an inch. Tho highest previous
thinness ever reached was 136?, 620.
This is I0.5S4 times thinner than ordi
nary thin writing paper. Journal of
"Somo women can't beliovo a word
their husbands say," sho remarked.
"Well," confided the other, "I'm not
quite so badly off as that My husband
talks m his sleep occasionally. Wash
newarc of Ointments for Catarrh
that contain jiercury.
as mercury will surely destroy tho senio ol
smell and completely derange tho whole sjstem
when entering It through mucous surfaces.
Such articles should never bo used except on
prescriptions Irom reputaoie pnysicians. as me
lcdo, O., contains no mercury, and is taken In-
tcniallv, acung uireciiy upon int. moon ami
raucous surfaces of the system. In buyingHall's
Catarrh Cure be sure you get the genuine. It is
afcen Internally, and made I" Toledo, Ohio, by
l . J. ciicney x co. icsumomuis iron.
Sold by Druggists, price 73 c rcr bottle.
Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder
Awarded GoH Medil Midwinter Fair. Sari Francisco.