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About Grant County news. (Canyon City, Or.) 1879-1908 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 19, 1891)
The Pa par for the Stock
m mi, .Merchant and
mm COUBTY NEWS.
The Paper for the Farm,
the 'orksho and the
C'LVrOA' CITY, GJtJhYT COUNTY. OJiFClO.Y, Til V US DA Y, F F l ItU.'l li )' 10, IS!) I.
A Ml lI"
1&OSWO.V In to have a Chinese, news
pir. Tups I Win (Intelto cxltxl In tlio
'I'liK tlrnt i;iironnn nownpaper was tlo
(man a rriit) Acta Ultima (D.iy'n Doings)
Tin: lint prlntisl nowpaer was U
numlnttho city of NuroinlMirj; In (lor
many In I (AT.
Tin: first newspaper puhllsheil in
America was 1'iililtok Occurrence, which
apjteaml In K.wton In insA.
Tin: oltltwtt iiotvsjMpor now In exist
oikk In tlm KrnnkfurtiT Journal of
rrankfort-uii-lhc-.Mulu. foumlisl In lill.V
Slwr.:ioliV with plenty of lolmire time
hut ft'Tunnl It out that ini Journal lit
puhlUhctl fur every sft.ioj Imllvhluals of
Tlli:iu; are 1,000 dally papers In tln
norld. Nearly every quarter of the
irlolto Is ituppllisl. Keu Iceland hat
ten nowttpnporj and tuu other period
leuli. Till; Incomes of tlm l.ou.lnu dally pa
ier nrn thus put down: Dally Tele
,'rnph, L'ISO.ixhI; Times. gr.'U.OOO; Stand
ard, 70,000: Mornlne; rt. CI.'i.UOO;
lUlly Chronicle, I0.1KW; Dally News,
'I'm; periodicals of tlio State of New
York liavn a circulation of lo.ojj.noo
copies pnr Imiio and all othera In North
America of 15,000,000. Tlio circulation
for tlm untlro world is rT,OOJ,00J copies,
of which Kuropcan slicct.s s.suo .",,ooo,
000. Tin: paper with tlm smallest circula
tion In tlio world Is tlm Chronicle, pub
lished each mornluj; exclusively for the
use of I'mperor Kranols .loseph of Aus
tria, at :u annual cost of -JOO.OOt) gulden,
about tiU.ojo. It contains, In comlun.scd
foruicvll the articles In foretuu nanem
jfer to Austria.
itu about II.IKH) newnpapors In
17,000 of them are In I;n-
llorman. iu00 In r'rench.
V.'and 1..100 In Italian:
ly.ftiw aro Issued In the United States,
and 'J 1,000 In Kuropo. In Kuropcaii
countries Uerinany leads the list with
f,fi00: Franco comes next, with 1,103;
l'uirlanil, 1,000; Austria-Hungary. :!,:.00;
Italy. I.IU0; Spain, BS0; Russia, 800;
Switzerland, l.0; Belgium and Holland,
PRETTY THINGS EASILY MADE.
SniiW-siiok WAl.l.-l'orKKT. Make a
frooil-slml pocket of plush or velveteen,
lined with sateen, sew it on the lower
end of a snow-shoe, tie a bljr bow at the
upper end of tlio handle and hane; It by
a loop on the back.
Saiiot l'lNui'Minix. Huy two of the
wooden mImiIh, worn by the French
peasantry, hurew them together and gild.
On the too of eacli paint a pansy or
two, a few violets, or any thing that fan
cy suggests. Stiitl tho lusldes hard with
bran, then take two bits of plush and
glue tight around tho top of the shoe,
which makes the pincushion. Where
the edge of plush allows, cover with
tinseled braid, tacking It on with tiny
ruin ixikaimi C.si:n: (illd one of those
little wool; en easels which can be stood
upon a utile; ui.iuo a large envelope
from card-lioard, leaving tlm jHiluted
Hap upright and open. Cover tho card
board very neatly on both sides with
silk or satin of any shade, finishing tho
edges with gold cord or silk cord of the
Mamo color as the case, (Hue tho address
hide to tho easel, then across tlm lower
half paint a spray of llowurs or a grace
ful bit of vino.
KiMt:-l.t:Ai' I'li.uiw. l'rom creamy
India kill; mako a pillow eight Inches
long by fourteen wide, and till It with
dried rose-leaves, through which a little
pot-jioiirrl mixture has boon scattered.
Taku a piece of bolting-cloth, which
will show alxnituuo Inch of tlm silk on
every side, and on It paint very daintily
In water-color tuo or three l.a I'ranco
roue; then tack it to tho pillow, finish
ing at one corner with u liundsomo bow
of cream satin ribbon.
Ha .nana I'lM t'HiiioN'. 1'ull a banana
apart very carefully, lay tho pieces on
papor and trace around them. Cut each
out exactly the slzo and shapo of the
pAel, then trace the pattern upon yellow
sill; or satin and cut accordingly, allow
lug half an Inch to turn In; stitch them
neatly together with yellow-silk, lluforo
Mulshing, fill wild bran, then with green
and brown In water-color imitate tho
spots and streaks, with a real banana to
:opy from. Atone end add a bow of yel
low rlhlion and a tiny loop to tie, It by.
SERVANTS OF THE WEALTHY.
Tin: widow of (ionoral ("rant lias an
l.uiflUh butler of tlm orthodox kind.
Cu.U'SCKV M. l)i:i'i;v says wo haven't
time In tills country to waste on valets.
Itint.r.us must bo over live feet ton
luuhes tall to moot the requirements of
Mi:s. ltos U. Wl.N'ANs, of llaltlmore,
kept nineteen scrvanU at her Newport
cottage last summer.
Tin: butler U answerable for tlm prop
erty put In his charge and Is held ro
sponsible for any articles missing.
Miss. V. W. Astoii Is the fortunate
possesMjr of a maid who was once one of
the attendants ii'xu tlm Queen of Italy.
It Ih said that a wealthy New York
family lias thirty servants. AlKiut all
tlm average woman cares to endure Is
A HoillitliA.v 1'rlnco has a castlu m
lartfo that ho Is obliged to employ one
bund ml and seventeen servants tho
year run ml.
Tin: maid who walu on Mm, W, IC.
Vanderbllt formerly nttunded to tho
wants of both Lady .Muudovlllo and
Miw. S.viuil Cowisi.i. I.l: Movxi; has a
picturesque and protty West Indian
maid nauusl roriKiudei who attends tu
"1u r lauuy m edb.
ADOUT AUT AND AllTISTS.
Tin: Duko of ll.inillton's pie lure
Mt.lfM.iNtr.it li painting In Vonlon.
where ho expects to remain for ome
1'rem h painter, has arrived in thl coun
try to dtwrate a houiw In 1'rtt.in.
Sill I.imimi r.tii:uu has Just oomplctei
his marble statue of the late l.niperor
Frederick for St. tleorge's chapel at
I.l Ki: Kit.ni;s, It. A who for many
years lias dovoti-d hltntelf to pnlnlinn
IMirlr.ilU and single llgiires. Is now hard
at work upon an Important gr.tup. after
the style of his famous "Village Wedding.-
Tin: Hermitage and Auitchkol! Kilace
at St. I'etersburg are crammed with
pictures and no more can bo hung In
them, so the Cjutr Is going to establish :.
National gallery, to he devoted t.i Hun
slau paintings exclusively.
Mimssonii.u's great water-olor replica
of the painting called "IS)" has Imcii
engraved by .lacquut. It Is said that the
engraving gives a (totter lmprstou ol
color than the aquarelle, whloli has been
crltlclsisl ns lacking In warmth.
Mtr.NKArxv was foreitl to forego hit
lumtner holiday and return to his studio
for a rather disagreeable reason. The
famous celling which he )utntcd for tie
museum in Vienna was found on being
placid In Kltion to bo loo small by
three or four feet.
Tin: Swiss painter and author. C.
Ilauholln, bequeathed his splendid col
ootlons of weaKius and Costumes to the
Historical Museum of Noufchalcl. He
eft only three or four Mulshed pictures,
jut an Immense quantity of sketches
tnd studies, which aro to bo. exhibited
early In 1MM.
Tin: latest imaginative work by
Oeorge 1'. Watts Is a symliollcal llgure
of Wrath, with an eagle's head, a Ixsly
of a coarse man, feet of brasi and claws
Instead of bauds, which the composite
creature digs Into Its own Ilesh. One
foot rests en a woman lying prone, and
the background Is full of red anil golden
Tin: l'all Mall Gazette reiveats the
story of a misunderstanding between
the portrait painter, I. mile Valuers, of
Brussels, and his .Majesty the King of
the Belgians. The King requested a
portrait of himself to bo taken, without
sittings, from photographs. M. Wauters
had tho temerity to refuse a request
which amounts to a command when a
Win:.v a man tells his acquaintances
that he is sorry ho ever got married, it
is safe to assume that his wife Is sorry,
Humoiiist "My output of Jokes is
now a hundreda wtek." l'rlend -"Anil
what of tlm returns?" "About ninety."
Dollars?" "No, jokes."
A I'liAfrirAi. Dii'itiiknck. - In former
days, when railroad accidents were not
matters of dally occurrence, it used to
be said that the dilfereuce between a
schoolmaster and a railroad conductor
was that one trained the mind and tho
other minded the train.
"You have asked to seo me?" said an
employer to his clerk. "Yes, sir."
What Is wanted? "I wish to make a
claim which 1 doubt not your sense of
Justice will accept." "Very well what
Is It? "I do tlm Maine work as ., ami
I am paid a ouud a month less than he.
Is that fair?" "No; you ore perfectly
right. I will at once reduce '.' salary a
"All, my dear Misi Annie, how do you
like thecut of my halah?" drawled a
sar.d-papereil young blood to a bright
young girl. "Well, Mr. Witless, really
now, since you ask me, I II tell you that,
while I dou'talways like such short hair.
In your case I really do like It, for It Is
so nicely cut to match." "I don't quite
compweheud, MUs Annie. Match what?"
"our brains, of course."
A (ii:llilAN farmer preseuttsl to the
reigning Prince of his country a turnip
of enormous size, grown by himself.
with which his Highness was so much
pleased that ho riH:omensed the giver
with a handsome sum of money. An
other farmer, hoping for a similar
reward, uttered a tine horse to tlm 1'riuce,
who, to his no small dismay, requited
this present by giving him the big tur
nip. Mil. l'LlfKUU' (at Miss Clover's table
it church fair, with llftv cents In hli
pocket and every thing In sight out of
Ills reach) "I'll take a kiss, please."
Miss Clover (equal to tho occasion)
"Ctrtalnly (takes a card and presses It
to her rosy lips several times, and after
wrapping up carefully, hands It to the
astonished l'llpllop)- live dollars,
please." CurUln fcooi down to give
Kr Mr. l'llpllop a chauco to escape. J
WHAT THEY ARE GOOD FOR.
Oiidi.vaiiv potato-bugs, drlisl and ikjw-
dcred, are used for raising blisters.
Ml'si;, derived from two little sacks
en tho belly of the musk deer, Is regard
ed as a most Imisirtant remedy for nerv
ous troubles. It would bo more used
were it not so costly,
Ki;ai. hartshorn, made from slags'
horns, U a medicinal article now, being
made Into shavings for murket, Isiilisl
to a jelly and prescribed by physicians
Tin: cochineal Insist is mostly known
for ltd use as a dye, but It has also an
additional value for relieving neuralgic
pains and for checking tho ttpaum of
Tin: digestive lluld of the pig is valua
ble for Indlgootlon or dyspepsia. 1'or
the same purpose tho lluld Is scraped
from tho inside of tho gizzards of barn
yard fowls and sold,
l'owudiui cockroaches contain an ac
tive principle called "antl-hydropln,"
which Is most clfoutlvu In tho-stiiuula-k
ttonot thokidnoys and nerves an a check
to tho complaint mentioned. b
I.i:i:f nr.s aro oaught for market In
swampj places, mostly with rakes,
though some times animals am driven In
shallow- water Infested by them In order
that they may bo fastened upon by
leeches and bring them out by the quan
tity. LITERARY WORKERS.
Tin: vvlfi'uf young Jnmcs O. lllnlno h
aid tn Ik.' writing u book.
Tin: cx-Kmpcnir ol i Iriixll. who U liv
ing at Tunncis has nearly completed bis
Portuguese translation of the "Arnblali
Wnirrii:u is fond of 'ts. He hns
three handsome dogs, two eat nnd
three Hue lionws. When the jxH'tgi-'n
abroad in pleasant weather n young M.
I termini dog Is bis constant companion.
Oil Kl.t.loiT Cowi;, the thcophlst
mid scientist, is n tine looking man of
forty-tlve. lull nnd broad shouldered.
He is un authority on entomology, and
was for many years u surgeon tu the
L'lilted States army.
Mu. I'uornr., In his latest published
life of the late Benjamin DUracll, Karl
of llcncotitlcld, suys: "They came t.i
call him Dl.r.y,' unit then' Is no surer
sign that u mutt U liked In l.uglaml
than in the adoption of it pel iiuino for
Dil (inoiun: P. ItiMir, who vvnitc
"Ually 'Hound the King, lhtys" t!u
morning utter President l.luenln'h sec-
oiul cull for trtstpx, mid who is ttli the
author of nearly n hundred other wings.
has just relebrnted his seventieth birth-
day In Chicago.
l.v a recent Interview William D.
Howells was nsUcd as to his melluxl of
work, and If his plots were outlined U
fort he I v gm i writing. He answered
"As the saying goes, I usually know
bow the story Is coming out, but of
coiirM tho detail of the plot Udctcl
oH'd us we write, and often, tisi, the
Incidents of our dally life uro woven
Into the story."
TOLD OF EUROPEANS.
Tin", second Mill of Prince Alliert of
Prussia Is destined tills- the husband of
little Queen WUhdmiua of Holland, lie
Is I. lad of llfteeu years, and Ih receiving
a thoroughly Dutch education mid mili
Tin: l.mpn-ss of Austria, who iipiears
to bo recovering from the effect of the
terrible calamity that U-fell her In the
loss of her win, the Crown Prince
Rudolph, has Wen diligently studying
lireck, and astonishes every one with
the lltieney with which she cun already
couvene 111 the language.
Tin: impression left by the young
Carevltoh nt Vienna was that he givut
ly disliked the cares and ceremonies of
state and would have given liny thin;
to have lieen utile to go ubnut unknown
nnd uurccognl.eil. lie seemed i:bi
lutely U'wihlcred by the frigid etl
iiiette with which he wits hedged In. t
IIi:ni:v Noiimav, a lmdon ncwspaiyr
correHp. indent w bo has Wen doin;' Cuon
mid Slain, bus written home to Mty that
under a coucc,loii (nun the King !
Slum he explored new territory on the
iMirtler if Chlii.t, db.-ivered rich tll.v
iiioml mind., and Is itlxmt to return
lioui. a i:iilliinalie.
I 'i: 1 1 . : lt It ' : t n. III. I. M, the little Crown
Prince of (icriiiauy. Is a hnmhomc Uiy
of M'ven, who U every Inch :i llohcn
iillerii. lie v.-.iiiU his own way us
iti tit It it, any l"y In the IClngdoiii. He
bs.:. not lll.e music. He would i.iuch
rather play horM1 or soldier, but It Is Ills
father's orders that he must learn to
play the violin, anil ho dure not dlmliev.
CARE OF HOUSE PLANTS.
Ail. lsigonlus arc euslly raised from
Tin: more llowerti are plucked the
uwrc new buds will break forth.
I.s'siier-l'owiJi:!!, freely dusted on, will
destnty ants and other lnscct on shrub-Is-ry.
Coi.iifs uud geranliims are frequent
ly attacked by toe mealy bug. the best
remedy Udug to wnsh the plants with
Koitpstiib. made of whiiletiil Miap.
MaNV house phiutstlie U'cuiise of the
very tlry itir of the room. All house
plitiits should Ik watered regnlitrly, its
well ui washed In tepid witter ix-citslou-itlly.
Wi.simw plauth will lM'itr abundant
Mowers by putting common glue In'.i
the xits. Press small piives in the Mill,
an inch or more under the stirfuou, else
the ilccoie isltlon would be offensive.
Tin: iibutllon, Mimetimes called Mow
erlng maple, Is ug! plant which may
Iki griiwn as a small tree, like the ole
ander, or kept dwarf nnd busby, lilvr
It a rather sandy miiI, give iilr when the
weather Is favorable, witter freely, keep
it pruned into hhaK and tin not keep jt
too hot uud dry or It will not -loom so
WORMS AS SOIL-TILLERS.
Tli. Wnnilrrrul Work lliry 1'rrfunii li
IV.. t .Wrlrit.
Tlm Kew lliilletliicunlaiusareortby
Mr. Alvuu Mlllson, tho Assistant Cob
onlal Secretary of l.agos.on Yorululand,
the natlie territory adjacent to Lagos.
After describing tlm wasteful system of
jultlvutlon employed by the natives
mil tho wonderful rapidity with which
thu Mill recovers from it, ho says tho
uystory Is solved In a simple and un
ipectil mannei during the dry season.
i he whole surface of tho ground be
neath the gruss Is seen to lx covered by
rows of cylindrical worm cast. These
vary lit height from a quarter of an
Inch to three Incbiwt, and exist in as
ton 1. bin,; nuuiliers. It Is In many
pi ..cos liupittsiblo tu prims a linger upon
the ground without touching one. 1'or
,core of squuru miles they cover the
ttrf.ico of the soil, closely packed, up-I,-hi,
sud burned by thu sun Into rigid
oils of hardened clay. Thu rain ultl-
I matoly breaks ihoui down Into a line
I ppwdor, rich In plant food and lending
I Itaulf easily to tho boo of tho farmer.
, 0 t digging down tho toil Is found to be
drilled In all directions by a counties!
multitude of worm drills, while from
thirteen lches to two foot In depth thu
worms aro found In great numbers In
tlio moist subsoil. ILivIng carefully re
moved tlm worm casts of one season
from two separate square feet of land
at a con tl lorahle distance from ono an
other, and chosen at random, Mr. Mill
ion found tho weight to be ton and
thro 1'iiuirters pounds, In a thoroughly
dry state. This ghes a mean of over
II vo pounds prtr square foot and a total
of nut loss than (Vi'JS:! tons of mhtoll
brought to thu surface on each square
mile of cultivable land In the Yoruba
country every year. This wurk goes on
uiu-oaslngly year after year, and to thu
untiring l.ilwrs of Its earthworms this
ptrt of Weil Africa owei the livelihood
ol IH people. Where thu worini do
net work tho Yoruba knows that It Is
us. lost to maVu his farm.
Kstlmatliig ono square yard of dry
earth by two feet deep as weighing halt
a ton, t.mre Is mi annual inotomunt of
earth tier square yard ol the depth of
two tttet, amounting to not less than
forty-live pounds, l'rom this It appears
that every particle of oarth In each
ton of soil to the depth of two feet Is
broaght t a thu surfnc i once in twenty
seven years. 1 1 seem t more than prob
aid that the .)in;iaratl ve freedom of
ilil. pirtof West Africa from dangerous
tiiabtri.il fetors is due In part at least lo
ihe work of earthworm i In ventilating
an J con t tint 1 1 y bringing to the imrface
:!ie so. I In whluli the utalurlal germs
1 1 v o and breed. Proui sptM-iinein which
Mr Mlllson has sent home it apears
lit .t the worm belongs to a new siecles
of the genus slpliouo.' ister. N Y. Sun.
THE WIFE'S ALLOWANCE.
Mus. II iui:isu. think every woman
should tie allowed vime settled milnlllit
for her household us well as her per
Mil. Si:naiou Si-mixi:u dvni't lie
lieve III a ivgnltir allowance mid ill , likes
kvpiu;f luis. unts. She prefers to Is1 til
towed nit the money she needs and no
Mitt. Jrsriri: 1'ii:i.i is p.sltive in her
view . that every woman i.houhl !. nl
lowed a regular liieom.1, without which,
she nsM'i th, there cun 1k no ivttl domes.
Mil. ArtoiiNi:v-(li:.Ni:UAi. Mii.i.kiicoii-sldri-M
the question one (if lt:il iins.r
tunce, mid dccliires that more than half
of our unhappy marriages arc the direct
result of this neglect.
Mits. Si. roit ,M amh:iisos' considers
that the imkirtauce of trusting u wife
with it regular sum, according tn the
menus of the iudii aluiil, i loo obvious
t lie e :. Idernl f ! i i.i.uu -nt.
"By all means," suys Mrs. William
W. Morrow, wife of llcpre.senlutive
Morrow, "should women jstssess mi
titinual allowmicc. How can it wife
keep things running smoothly unless
she knows just what she has to depend
THE DEAR PRINCE.
Tin; Princess of Wales Is forty-nine
ycunt old and wears it number six shoe.
Tin: Prince of Wales has it cabinet
containing copies of every style of plu
tograph ever taken of himself.
Till: private cornssiiideiice of the
Prince ot Wales Is Mimcthiiig enormous,
lie is said to receive four times us many
letters it day as docs the President of
the l'lilted States.
Pi:itllAl'S It Is not generally known
that the Prince of Wales is it collector
of dogs, lie Is very fond of the canine
tribe, mid, iinioligotbers, sisses,essiliio
dogs with black tongues.
Tin: Sandriiighiiiii parties given by
the Prince of Wales are of two kinds.
(Iruve mid reverend personages are In
vited from Saturday until Monday,
while royalties mid meinlx'rh of the
Marllsiroiigh house "set" come from
Monday until Saturday.
Tin: Knglish dinner-hour bus Is-eit
getting later during the whole of the
prcM-nt century. hen the Queen mar
ried It wits seven n'chsh. She now
dines at nine. The Prince of Wales' ef
fort to turning it back to 1 tit 1 f past seven
Is supplemented by an iipcul for danc
ing to Ix'giu at nine, to lie Mulshed nt
1'ull naUMUi. lay a little Kiuiidcd Ice
mi the back of the neck.
Toil mi aching Usith, saturate a piece
of cotton with ummoiuu and lay It nit
It Is reported that it diet of fresh
sweet buttermilk has lieon often found
fuvnrable, nnd even effectual, tn the
cure of llriglil's iIIwiimi.
Foil stomach worms In a child, mix
one tensKMiiifiil of 'xiwdcrcil sage In
two tablesMuinfuls of iiiolasMik, mid
give a tcaiqxHinful every morning.
Tin: milk nnd pulp of the isxtinuiil
are such uninviting fixxl tn the tax
worm that when it man lives um
them for awhile, Mr. Worm get dis
gusted unit quits. SoMtyxFrof. I'uresl,
A VKIlY gixsl substitute for castor oil,
for iim' 111 young children, Is the
aromatic syrup of rhubarb. This enu
tul ns itlsuit one-half as much rhubarb
ns the iirnuititlo tincture. Tho iIomi of
the aromatic syrup Is one teasuxiii(ul
tor li child ;il mmi i ime year old.
I.v houses where there are two or thrro
fiMjtmen tuo butler serum breakfast,
luncheon tot uud dinner, aultUnl by
such moil at ho may choose..
Tin: butler who stands behind Mrs.
W, II. Vanderbllt' chair every day at
dinner M obliged tu give bonds for tho
safe keeping uf tho treasures coiumlttod
to his care.
Hum tlix Term Man I',-., nl
In lie Ono n f
"All old wotnati" umnI to lxs a term of
contempt, uud yet what n pleaxtr '. pict
ure It may call up. TbcrJ nrl e
who have lieoil Miurcd and lianlciictl by
)Ktlit, dlsappointliicnt and failure, yes,
itutl even by proxix'rlty. They sneer
and taunt ami complain, lun lug exag
gerated every ill and passed over every
l-rxxl without comprehending that It
wasgixsl. A crablx'tl oltl man, a self
ish, embittered old woman, what tor
ment they are tit tlicmsclvet. mid w hut
suffering they tutllcl upon all with
whom they come in contact. Hut there
n rv other whose souls have rilHMied
mid sweetened even under the chilling
winds of adversity. Thoe whom they
hived have been taken from thctu: that
which they most itrtlentiy . rvd has
Is-cii denied them; that which they
would not have chosen lias Ix-eii laid
tip.ui them, mid out of It all they have
extracted sweetness, patience mid
strength. These qualities draw tn them
the weak and the Mirniwtul, whom they
scud nway with Mimcthlug of that re
freshment which the idling must have
felt W hn followed Christ when He laid
Ills hand U'sin them. Next tn mother
the swovtcst word In the P.ugllsh Intigtie
its grmidmotuer, and the child
who has not known that tender,
doting, spoiling love hits suffered an ir
reparable loss. The iiiiuic calls up the
fragrance of sweet herbs and old-fash-lulled
llowers, those which she tended
and lined to bxik iixm, walking up mid
dnw nthe gartlcu paths In the dusk of
the summer evening with white-headed
graiidchildren tishlllug by her side. It
i, synonymous wit, delightful stories
and brings back recollections of the tcn
derest eyes that ever shone through
spectacles, the ample lap which win, nil
ever-present lefuge ill times of trouble,
(iraiiiliiintherly Intercession and grand
motherly Indulgence t'aey have their
place and part in all happy childhixxl.
The perfect old age Is that which is not
forbidding mid censorious, mid the inoi.t
deli'.', tfltl Ixing In tills world b. the old
woman whose life has Ix-eii full and rh h
and fruitful. It Is the summing up nf a
:.piiiii-tlmc of bliMwaiui and lca..,,;e, if
summer rlH-nlng nnd the autumn ber:
vest. The miiiI has gathered Into Its
:, tore-house the fruits of love nnd faith,
courage and purity, and ft-am nothing
when the sky begins to lower mid the
winter is nt hand. It has a beauty mid
a loveliness of Its own. It is the con
summation of living, the essence of feel
ing, the gold separated eternally from
the dross, calm after tempest, mid peace
and benediction after cnnlllcl. Chieagn
A MAGNIFICENT TOMD.
Til. IIIruiiIIc .Mmwiili'illit i:ri'i-te.l by tin.
Human i:uii.ror Hadrian,
The Uomuii l'uix'mr Hadrian, whn
was Ikm-ii A. 1). Til. mid tiled In 1HS, wi.'o
the rcMiurccs of the world at his com
mand, was no exception tn tlic rule of
his times. Not content t have created
on the bunks of the Anln the most mag
nificent rural home that human Imagi
nation could conceive of, he bxikcd fur
ther Into the future ami planted it i;l
.'antic Inmli In lilting lor In.-, remains
on the Inuslers of the Tiber, mid in Hi )
very heart of Unme Itself. It is per
hapi. one nf the best preserved iiioiiu
mi nts of antiquity. This Ih owing as
much t.i Its circular form iu tn its
stieugth mid solidity for, like the Pan
theon mid the tomb u( Cecilia Metella
on the V ia Apphi, it presents tin sulleul
Nilnt . Hint the gnawing tendencies of
lira ' i an . rioiisly act Uxm.
it w.i , eiet ted about the year 130 A.
D , bv ll.idi'i..n, though really not com
pleted ii,itll the relgu of his succcuMir.
A tit-m i ti . Pius, who reiiinvcil the re
main. nf Hadrian trout I'uleoll, where
they bad Ix-eit teinsiraiily ilesdted.
It sub H-qilelitly became the Kepillehcr
of the Auloiiiiies, ami of many nf their
MIccfxMU'i. down tn the time nf Sep
timus ."s, terns. It is nearly 1,003 f n't
i.i eir.'timfer.'iice mid IO'i feet In lielghU
Its base is square, the tides being -J.'0
feet ill length. The thickness of the
external walls Is ttlxiut 0 feet. The
earliest writer who has ilescriU'tl ills
Pr.H'opltu, who sjteiil.s of its condition
in the sixth century, before it had been
de.xiiled. According to Us account It
wits entirely faced with I'aiiini marble,
and the circuit of the summit was
adorned with uiuglilllcc lit croups of
statuary. These were, during the sub
sequent Invasions of the foiths, torn
from their pedestals and hurled down
upon the heads of the beseigers as
weax)us of defense.
It Is now, mid has been for many
centuries, known as tint castle (if hi.
Angiio from the tradition that, during
the wmtilleute nf (ircgory the (irent, In
A. 1 1. .VJ.i.w hen a Mileinn priH'csslon, bear
ing at it., head the pi, tuiv of the Virgin
Mary, said tn have Ih'cii painted by St.
I, like, wati tailing place for thu purixise
nf averting u pestilence then prevailing
ill Koine, the Archangel Michael up.
peitrcd. standing on the hlghost point nt
the furl I ess, which was a colossal tine
cone. In brnne. liml in the act of sheath
ing his bWonl its nil attestation that tl.e
plague would Ikj itlstted. St. l.ouls
Valilllnr IIiiIIiIIiiiii Vlliltr,
"One of the things that strikes for
eigner with wonder iu this big town of
Now York," said Ml observant stranger
from across the sua tho other day, "is
the practice apparently by authority of
minting hullutng white, In most
Kuropeau oountrlos, If not iu all, tc
paint city buildings white Is forbidden
by ordinance. To any one w ho has en
durisl the discomfort of living opposite
ono of thoto white nlxiiuluatlons Iu the
sunshiny days of summer tho reason of
this prohibition will lxt obvious. There
Is nothing so hurtful to the eyes as the
fierce glare from such a building when
thu nun ihhits on It." N, Y. World.
rue EAinirs curvature.
Il AnoiiiliU In A:. .nil Sntrli lurlirt tu tin,
s llnle .M.U.
Omnernlly Hx'akliig, wo say that tho
curvature of the earth remounts loaUml
.oioit Inches to the statute mile; iin.ro
xactly. It Is n.W Incite to tlio utile, or
'.tl J Indu s for a geographical mile
uy niiiiiiiiil of artitlcial asatslaueo with
qtlicnl I i itrnineiits doe not make li
)sisslble for the eye to perceive the least
lota of curvature, even though the gae
is directed from lltn hlglinit eminence
This i t Is cause tho Ubin Is nut capable
af comparing helghti and distances.
The effect of tlm known curvature i f
tlmglotio mty Ins llluttratixl Iu the fol
lowing manner, i'ako down your globe,
place a Ixxik. pane of glass, or even a
tiller against it-either of tlm two oh
Jecl llrsl named Ixdng best nilaplotl to
such an experiment; you will observe
InstaiK'.y that the Ixxtk or muo only
touches iu one point, the globo'd sur
face falling away In all dlnx'tlons from
tho point of contact. Now suppose the
ocean's surlneo to Ihi calm and frozen
and a sheet of glass many miles square
laid upon It At olio nil lis from the
place of contact the glust would stand
out nearly eight Inches (this measure
ment Ixitug upon the orean, the mile 1 1
a nautical one), In fact, will lack hut
.OSS of an Inch of being eight
Inches from the initio; at thiee
miles It will be six feet, at
nine tulles llfty-four feet, and mo on.
Tho number of feet of depression Is
equal to two-thirds of the square of tlio
number of miles for any observable dis
tance. The atmosphere plays an Im
portant Ktrt III estimating the Islhlllty
of objects; on this account part uf this
depression must be cancelled to make
gtMsl the phenomenon of refraction,
which causes objects of all kinds to ap
pear higher than they would If theru
were no ntcnotpliere. Careful ineasnre
uicuUi have sliown thai Ihe error from
refraction average! more than one
seventh of that fioili curvature I'lin
rale, therefore, commonly used fur cor
rection of curvature ami refraction Is.
Square the number of miles and take
four-sovi uths of It for the correction In
feet. Thus, if mi object Is visible at a
distance of live miles we may know that
IU height Is at least tourtijjni and one
third feet. Or, If the height of a visible
object Is known say one hundred feet
--lake ono-fetirlh of this, multiply by
seven and tike the squiito root of the
prtsluct (which glvci the distance of tlm
object), In this case a fraction of over
thirteen miles. A man swimming In the
ix-uun can perceive a tower two hundred
feet high and uli.eteeu miles away as a
more sx'ck on the horizon; hut if tlio
man were elevated one hundred feel
alxive the surface of the water he could
plainly pnrcolvo a tower one hundred
feel high at a distance of Iwouty-six
mites. St. Louis ltepublla. '
China now only supplies twenty-live
X'r cent, of the tea driiiil. In Kngliui.l.
A Ni:w mapof China tuts been ordered
by the lhii'rr anil the Mincyt, have
Tin: Chinese huve progressed This
priH'lumutloii wits recently circulated in
rieiitsln: "f hiiiuiucii. i ! and slay lliu
Kni's'ior. w ho neither gives j,,u 1..-. ..1
nor n I I'o ii Is you prtnertli.o from f. ret -it
aggression. Slay, ulsti, the io,,i ,,, ,
HlMiiio widow-N litill i. ti. : ti nl
tempt suttee, iiotvvlth .l. tul.it" il i p-..
hlhitcd by law tilii'.i c it'.tie .i 1 1 .
Duly a i bi i I t i ie tin e i. rt h . '.
w:. . forcibly ni.ioVid i'i.i i f...t. .
pt i e after t he hud Ixen bailiy t.t:i u. .
in her de: ire lo join her mm.tcr In t! .
Ile.'.t wot Id.
Ir "i le:.nliiiess Is next t i I'.xlllucsx,'
he .lupailCM'iMlght tit r.tlll: Very hlj'll III
he umr. 1 t . ..le, ti.r tl ere I. no k . . ; . I .
o unir. rally ifiven t.i b..lhi.i f. i h.
nil. lis ' l,;.lh hollM i i.' i'ol.M i . I, '.'i.a
.ml the uv rilfe llall . utb inl.ilie.' i.t
aeh il. TOO. 'I'll i.. I . mi I...U ..til. us,
I the bath thrnlighoi.t tie toiiiitry.
If you lute maila up )nur iiilml in bur
lltsxl' H;ir. ip.-trilla ilu nut be India cil In l.ilc
any ullu r. Ib-sl n Har ip.irlll.t li a H'ciilUr
iiitslk'lue, Mii itliiK, ly vliliiu id Its ixculUr
reuililiutliiu, ittisirlliu, liml preparalloii,
curnlhp k,,t uiiwrlur tu any ntlii-r article.
A Itoiluii l.uly who knew wh it sho waiitt-il,
ml wliota rtainplo It wulthy liiilUtlou, tvlli
iter cxs;ilviiru Uluwi
"In ens itnrowhrro 1 went to buy Hooil'i
fiariap.tnlU tlio rlcrk tiled to Imluru mo buy
tlirlriiwiiillitrailuf IIckkI'i) tie told Ion Ihclr's
would Utt liiiiKi r; Hint I UiIkM Ukn It en ten
ilaj.' trial, tlut If 1 did not I1U It I lirtsl na
iay aujrUtliiE, ct- Hut liu could not pri'tall
en inn to cUajign. I told Mm I kuctv what
JIishI's HarmpsrlUa wi. J had taken It, Wat
alLiQi-il with II, uid did not want any other.
When I lpan taking Hcxsl' Kariaparllla
I u feeling real iiiltrrable, nilTi'iliiK
It ureal ileal with ilriprpsla, and weak
tttatattlmi'i I miiM hartlljr alaiul. 1 lixikcil,
mid had fur mnin time, Ilka a x rni In con
lumptlon. llixsl' rlarsaiarlll.i Old mu so
much gMxlthat I weiiilrr at niyuit nunctlincs,
nnd my f rlfiiili trritiriilly ix'ak of II," Miu
Klla A. tiol f, CI Terrace tilreit, llottuu.
HolilbrslldnifiiliU. Hiiliforfi. 1'itptrtslonl;
b (' I, IIOOII A CO., Alutlirralli'l, litll, Hut.
100 Douob Ono Dollar
b-trw I - t i
- ... .( . I ., .
. it.r r,..Mt .! dUirt. i
. lr.ty iusi
I 4v,l4.4 Mils 1. ...si t
w'i. iki b,.r tlixiu i, b iii, v
.1 Kill. I II. I -11 l.ok.Ul. I'll : I.. 1UI,..,
I., V, AI.I.I.N, llu. ISO, Aliuuttu, Jlulu.,
Aft OLD RIAID'S aOLII.OiplV.
"lo Ul. or not In Uls It, li the quntt'm -W
hni.fr tl it Isll.r tofii-l tlai rirthlf trr
vi.iittr, iiri.inx in iiuiut in muM UJ
1 litt Itrl ,if i.itrrt rmtr.1 my tAnclr lUlf,
Oi Iskti th nmrOIrt tnr tlturt til.-.
Ami my rlMiivi. Mtrlit Hi"' l littlif-1
in mr in. i.. iiii riiuui ! i.tou nuai i
S (till III l', il.la'i larrnil ihlllrt.
n lit littra mr tutf'tra tlttrri nr lllnn
tut .i.l la ltr. I'lrrcr'i Kt iitlu I'rfiiilp.
W uui i litlnc Imtr .lor lo Ib I, u rl.k -II,
tlnrfi ll.ff lirtllti nf one who fttn wouM Uls 1
Iu n l Uririr nl ill IIm ('tin tin frtlt."
Thn afen-tslit splnitrr trstk the rciiuslr
rid forthwith took u liuflm, nltu, luitliur
ii's'iilnisl lnr limllli ami blixtinlmr Is-iiuly.
'lliiiuniiH of women imn tlielr fresh,
bliMunliiir tsiuiitrnsncsMi to the iinl.inilHo
t-rtciU of Dr. ricrci'd Kaverlto l'itsx'rl
lieu. Il ti rt issiiilve cure ler Ilia most
(iimiillnttisl ami olnMnnto e.n.,1 of l. u
isirilusi, ricrMlte lliiwlni, iuliiftil men.
itruatliiu, tiiiuaturst upinestioiis, imilnp
iti', or fitlllmr or tliu wemli, wtuk Isit-L,
'Iinmln weiiknt .' nntim-rslon, nttsw
M'lti.'ii. Uiirliiii ill. a u tu'uiuitiuiii, vliriuilu
(iiitMloii, liitlainiiiittliiu unl ulceration
t f ll.o treiiili.
DR. PIERCE'S PELLETS
nvtil it,, nnd I'li'.viisr. tttts liter, tl.iinnch
k el lsx.lt 'liny nrti purily riirt'luMn
ami , rf. .11) Imrmli .1. One n Dote.
Uj.d by tlruci.-uu. la s nt rt lul.
If You Have
No UiiM'(Ho, lint x4t livit, I'litt iiIl'iico,
HivU lltmtlurtiis m1I i-4lil tlutiu, lu
I ii If I Uli, j on 111 I lint
tUn rmitrily j on ucil Titer loniti
tliw nook Htouiui'li uuil Imllil iiii tlio
f ttttfcliiif iKrfil(, HtitCvivrm Iroin
umiiinl r ili j ulrol ot I'liioiiU III 1 1 ml
rclluf I riiu llirin. .S tvvtj fciitf ir routotl,
mom) i: KitvwH.ati:.
Wasting of Plosh
Omni ll'r 9ihr th Thmnt nml 7.ioifi
lire lmttimrt, lurk vf s'r-tiyl ur Jr
Tuinr, t(Mi citt $-ttttKTtt o)i( Cittttl hf
PURE COD LIVER OIL
PALATABLE AS MILK.
Att: fin' .S'-nll't i'etii'toiit, omi' trt m je.
jifiiiiiifliiit ric ffilcll. irJoo 'iiifurtt ti,u u
iirrvj'l it u(.llfnlr.
.Soft ; nil DntmilstH.
SCOTT & OOVVNE.Chomluti), H.Y.
Canyon Cily , Or.
.1. Chambers, Propr.
This ItKnlituiiiiit him lecenlly lieen
opeiiis:!, mill vi ill fin uikli .MtvtU or l.il-
n'nf( nl li iiiK I it ten.
A i.eeiiil feittuie nliml Him hotlMi
is tluit no l.'liilien' ciHilm nle euiiloyeil
in the kitchen. (live ill" Ituhtuiirutit
a t tul. .1 A iimix (!ii,vmiii:iih,
w ii rj x x ix x o ir ,
It .il. . r -I in in -.1. in oiilrr nr urll) r. palrnl
All Work Win i , ,u I. nl r Irst-elu.s.
WIRE ROPE SELVAGE.
(or La m, m,hfmKhit arid" RallroS J.
I'llll l SI H.l i i. .ll.r.l... i, FIIMUIIT I'AIU
MrMLI.I.KVH I'lll I.l III .M.TI IXtJ, Kcvt 'I lllailf t
M. wjff'iur r . Uirinnyl Ijiiru lltvrt.l5
If Til mm
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