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Entered at the Postofflce at Tne Dalles, Oregon
aa second-class matter.
CUNNING OF CROCODILES.
They Escape the Kct Spread (or Them by
llurrowing Id the Mad.
The following-is a fair sample of how
cunningly crocodiles, in common with
all other wild animals, can conceal
themselves in moments of danger, says
ttfe Westminster-' Gazette. After a
happy week spent in the jungle with
a friend of mine we halted for break
fast, before making the last stage for
headquarters and home, at a place
called Poonarhyn Anglice, garden of
flowers and while' at breakfas' were
amused by watching a number of croc
- odiles, about eight or ten, sunning
themselves on the 'surface of a small
lake, cr tank, as it is there called, of
about an acre iu extent. A sudden
thought struck mo. -
"I say, Murray, what fun it would be
to try and catch some of these beggars
in a net." liIiravo!" said he. "Let's
try it presently.- Appu, send the horse
keeper to the village and tell him to
bring np all the men lie can find and
some long fishing nets. -We will give
; a good santosum"' (present).
'- The villagers scented some fun, and
with the further stimulus of a santo
sum very soon turned up to the num
ber of thirty. It was now eleven o'clock
and scorching hot, the air quivering
over the bare, sandy plain in which
the pond was situated. It was breast
deep, as we knew, inclyding about one
foot or eighteen inches of heavy mud.
Wre tied two nets together so as to
make one long enough to reach across
the tank, about thirty yards, and this
was heavily weighted along the bot
tom and arranged to be drawn with
long ropes from each shore.
Immediately behind the net came a
line, and men about a yard apart, with
long, pointed poles with which to prod
the mud along the bottom of the net,
and so Jrive the malingering gentle
men into proper position in front of
the net. My friend and his servant
(for all entered into .the sport) fol
lowed close up to the second line.
At it we all now went, splashing',
shouting, stamping and hauling, but
a big but not a sign did we find of a
6ingle one of the brutes that we had
seen before us when we came to the
edge of the water. We dragged that
water backward and forward more
than once, but our only reward was a
deadly thirst that lasted us till late
They had burrowed deeper into the
mud than we could reach them, for
nothing; I doubt if even a rat could
have escaped unseen out of the-' water.
Great Uritaln in India.
Great Britain has been stretching
her wings over India. In 1843 she laid
claim to G20,000 square miles of that
country. She made additions to this
every year except 1843, 1845, and 1853.
down to 1S5C, when her possessions
aggregated 350,00-J square miles. Ad
vances were made in 1800, 1883 and 18S0,
and now the area of India under
British rule is 937,887 square miles.
British India is larger than all that part
of the United States lying cast of the
Mississippi river and its popula
tion five times as great as
the present population of this
whole country. Great Britain may
not be able to acquire much more
of India. Indeed there is likely to be
difficulty in retaining what she has,
with native dissatisfaction and the
watchfulness of her aggravating
enemy on ' the north, who in the last
forty year3 has moved his boundaries
over many degrees of latitude.
Sixty Miles of Locusts.
The African - Steamship company's
steamer Winnebah, which lately ar
rived from West Africa at Liverpool,
had a most unusual experience when
steaming between the latitudes of
Cape Verde and St. Louis, - Senegal.
For sixty miles the vessel steamed
through locusts, which were so thickiy
packed together on the top of the
v water that they completely covered
the surface for miles around. Indeed,
they appeared to be lying on the sea
as far as the eye could reach. The
locusts had no doubt beeD blown from
the Morocco coast into the sea. - They
resembled gigantic grasshoppers, and
one which was secured was five inches
in length. Of course, all of the locusts
had been drowned.
8. H. Clifford, New Cassel, Wis., was
troubled with neuralgia and rheumatism,
his stomach was disordered, his li'er
was affected to an alarming degree, ap
petite fell away, and he was terribly re
duced in flesh and strength. Three bot
tles of Electric Bitters cured him.
Edward Shepherd, Earrisburg, 111.,
had a running sore on his leg of eight
years' standing. Usedthree bottles of
Electric Bitters and seven" boxes of
Bucklen's Arnica Salve, and his leg is
sound and well. John Speaker, Cata
waba, 0.,had five large fever sores on
his leg, doctors said he was incurable.
One bottle Electric Bitters and one box
Bucklen's Arnica Salve cared him en
tirely. Sold by Snipes & Kinersly.
The Great Enclish Remedr.
, Promptly and permanently
genres all forms of Kercous
atorrhea, Impoteney and aS
ffects of Abuse or Excesses
Been prescribed over S5
ye ats In thousands of cases j
JJefort and After,
Is the only Sellable an A San
est medicine jbnoton. AsH
ragglst for Wood's Phosnhodlnet If he offers
some worthless medicine In placed this, leave his
dishonest store, inclose price in- letter, and
-we -will send by return mall. Price, one package,
&lislx,8&. One wilt please, stourOl ours. Pamph
let m plain sealed envelope, 8 cents postage. .
Address The Wood Chemical Co.,
131 Woodward avenue, Detroit, inch.
Bold In The Dalles by Snipes ds Kinersly.
ANTS IN FLORIDA.
More of Them Tbere Than In Any Other
Fart of the World.
There are more ants to the square
mile in Florida than in any other coun
try in the world, says a writer in the
Savannah News. There are ants which
will measure more than half an inch
in length, and then there are. ants so
small that they can scarcely be seen to
move with the unaided eye. - There are
red ants and black ants, and trouble
some ants. But as bad as they are, I
have never "heard of them eating out
the seat of a man's trousers, as a mis
sionary, Rev. Mr. Wilson, once told the
writer he saw the army ants do in India
while the man was sitting on the earth
for a few minutes beside him. .
But the Florida ants will take out
the lettuce and other minute seeds
from the soil in which they are planted
and actually destroy the bed. They
will suck the life out of acres of young
encumbers and melon plants, uproot
strawberry plants or cover the buds
with earth to such an extent as to kill
them. They will get into pic, pickle,
sauce, sirup, sugar, on meat, in hash,
will riddle a cake or fill a loaf of
baker's bread till it is worthless. All
remedies failing, I took "to baiting
them near their nests with slices of
meat, bones, apple and pear parings,
and when I had from fifty to one
hundred thousand out turned a kettle
of boiling water on them. I have
killed . in one week over one million
in the space of a quarter acre lot, and
I have almost wiped them out. I had to
do this to secure, any lettuce plants,
and many unobservant farmers com
plain of seedsmen when they should at
tribute their troubles to insects. . "
It is very curious and instructive to
see how promptly the ants which es
cape the scalding will go to work
taking out the dead, and, after piling
them outside first, then go to excavat
ing again and rebuilding their cells
and runways. This being done very
quickly the next work on hand is the
laying in of a supply of food, by haul
ing the dead bodies of the hot-water
victims into their storehouses. You
may see a small black ant hauling and
tugging at the carcass of a red ant
twenty times its own weight, and he
always succeeds, in the end, in land
ing it in the warehouse of the colony.
Next you may see a sort of ambulance
corps searching for the disabled. These
are taken carefully to the underground
house, where the surgeons and nurses
are in waiting. Then, too, you may
see the timekeepers and bosses direct
ing this one, or turning another back
on some errand or to some other duty.
There is not a moment's delay, no halt
ing feet, no idle hands, but all move as
if it was their last 'day on earth, and
this was the only hour left in which to
redeem a misspent life. For lessons in
industry and perfect government go to
Said to Have Begun on the Little Island
of Et. Uonorat .
To the student of ecclesiastical his
tory the little island of St. Honorat is
one of the most impressive spots in
Enrope, says the Thinker. Almost in
visible on the map, it at one time oc
cupied a most conspicuous position in
the eyes of the world - as one of its
great historical sights. Asa center of
intellectual and moral influence it had,
as Montalembert truly says, a greater
effect upon the progress of humanity
than any famous isle of the Grecian
archipelago. It may well be called
the lona of the south. It Is a remark
able circumstance that two little in
significant islands, one in the far
north, amid the dark clouds and mists
of the wild Atlantic, and the other in
the far south, under the brilliant blue
sky, and laved by the bluer waters- of
the Mediterranean, should have formed
the centers which drew to them, and
from whence were dispersed, all the
spiritual and intellectual forces of Chris
tendom during its darkest ages.
Meeting one . day one of . those
wretched lepers, who were as common
in Europe in the early Christian cen
turies as they are now in Asia, Hon
orat took him home to his own room
and began to anoint his terrible sores.
Suddenly the dreadful mask of deform
ity fell off, and the scarred face burst
out into overpowering- radiance; and
in the transfigured leper he beheld, with
inexpressible awe no other th an the
Lord Jesus Himself.
When St. Honorat left his northern.
home he was accompanied by his
sister, who was devotedly attached to
him. The strict rules of monastic life
would not allow the presence of a
woman within the precincts. The
gentle and beautiful girl, who at her
baptism as a Christian received the
name of Margaret, was consequently
sent to reside in the neighboring isle
of Lero, where she -was completely
separated from her brother." ' By her
entreaties she at last prevailed upon
him to promise to come and Bee her
once a year. "Let me know," said she,
"at what time I may look for your com
ing, for that season will be to me the
only season of the year." The saint
replied that he would come when the
almond trees were in blossom. Where
upon the legend says the ' forsaken
Margaret assailed all the saints with
her prayers and tears until she got her
wish, that the almond trees in her
island should miraculously blossom
once a month; and sending each month
a branch with the significant -flowers
on it to her brother's retreat, he duti
fully came to her at once, and her
heart was thus made glad by the sight
of her brother no less than twelve
times every year. - .. ...
- He Wanted an Experienced Doctor.
An East Indian missionary tells an
octet tale about one of his converts.
One day Chodja, while mending the
roof of his house,' fell to the ground
and broke - a rib. A friend went hur
riedly for a doctor. -"Have you ever
fallen from a roof and broken a rib?"
was the first question Chodja asked the
doctor. "No, indeed," was the laugh
ing reply. "Then go away at once,"
cried Chodja; "I want a doctor-who
has fallen from a roof and knows what
it is!" ; - -
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Freigntimn Passenger line
Thronirh Tri-Weeklv " fSnndava ox.
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land. Steamer Regulator ' leaves The
uauea at 7 a.m.,
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays,
connecting at the Cascade Locks with
Steamer Dalles City. Steamer Dalles
City leaves Portland (Yamhill et. dock)
at 6 a. m., , -
Tnesdays, Thursdays and Saturday s,
connecting with Steamer Regulator for
rne uauee. ' -
- Freight Rates Greatly Reduced.
All freight, except car .lots.
will be brought through, witt
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Shipments : for Portland' received at
any time day or night. Shipments for
way landings must be delivered before
5 p. m. Live stock shipments eolicted.
Call on or address,
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When the Train stops at THE
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. -. ""d Is prepared to furnish the Best Accommodations ol any
- . r- House la the city, and at the low rate of,.. '
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Grant counties, as well as Klickitat and other re
gions : north' of The Dalles, hence it is the best
-medium lor advertisers in tne inland iLmpire.
The Daily Chronicle is published every eve- ,
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. The Weekly Chronicle on Fridays of
each week at $1.50 per annum. ; . -
it or advertising rates,
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. Successor to LESLIE BUTLEB, " -
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he market. ' ' "-- . " ' ' ,
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