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OREGON SCOUT. I
JONES & CHANCEY, Publishers.
VSIOS. OR KG OX.
An Epitome of (ho Principal Events
SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY.
-A nino-foot coal vein has been
near' the surfaco at Greeley,
I'nsturo for JIogH.
Prof. Haydcn, of tho Geological
Survey, advances the theory that tho
world is preparing to enter upon an
other glacial period, which will set in
An extensivo deposit of pure as-
plialtum lias been discovered near lhis-
Uo Station, in Utah. It is worth ?I0 a
ton: tho expenso of mining is about
forty cents. Golden Hale.
In Germany tho microphone is now
used for tracing leaks in water-pipes.
the slightest trickling of tho water be
ing mado distinctly audible when tho
apparatus is brought near it.
The government of India now main
tains 131 weather observatories. From
these a special study of tho inllnonco of
forests on climate has been made, and
the rcsulLs con linn the theory that rain
fall is most abundant over wooded dis
It is not necessary to liavo different
metals to obtain acurrontof electricity.
Jron in nitric acid and iron in sulphuric
ncid, the two fluids being separated by
porous partition, will givo a current,
one plate wasting away, while the other
thickened. National View.
Ono of the two component stars
which make up tho double star knownas
number fourteen in tho constellation of
Orion, moves completely around tho
pain in winch n travels onoo in one
hundred and ninety years. This fact
lias recently been ascertained by Mr. .1,
32. Gore, an Irish astronomer. X. Y.
A German engineer, named Hen-
kcJs, has invented a ventilating window
Tiano which admits frsli air while pre
venting a draught. Kach square metro
of glass contains fi.OOO holes, which are
of conical shape, widening toward tho
inside. J lie now device has already
boon adopted by many of tho German
hospitals. Iiaplist Weekly.
Tho Age of Steal publishes a sum
:mary of the statistics collected by tho
American Iron and Steel Association in
tho nail trade. These statistics show
that excltisivo of railroad spikes and
horseshoe nails our total production of
cut nails and cut spikes in 1880 was
8,lG0,i)7a kegs of 100 pounds each,
ngainst 0,C!)G,81f kegs in 188o. 7,.r)81,.'17i)
kegs in 1881, and 7,7G2,7!7 kegs in
1883. Tho production of 188G was the
tho country has ever attained
f,v PUNCENT PARAGRAPHS.
A local optician avers that "the
education of tho eye is necessary even
to self-support." J hat is,-wo suppose,
it keeps the pupil under the lasli until
it is ablo to say, "I-(oyo)-browso for
Cooing and Hilling.
Tculiiy, oil L'lrl, the man you lovn,
Halls you Ills blril, IiIh duck, It 1 a ilnvo;
Hut when your bonnet bill he'll scuti,
Uu'U bhrlclt, "O, whiit uikjIIo.im!"
"lou are an insolent puppy, sir.
Thero's only one thing that keeps mo
from giving you an adequate thrash
ing." "All, indeed! And what is
that?" "Aly cowardice, sir." 1'hila
"Pardon me, sir," he said politely,
"but it strikes me somewhat odd that
no well-dressed a man as you are should
wear such a (shocking pair ot shoes.
Aro you doing it on a wagerP" "No,
sir, was tho reply, "I am a slioo-
-X. Y. Sun.
"Ver b'y Dinny had a foino wake,
didn't ho, Mrs. Moorphyp" "Indado
an' ho did that, Mrs O'Hoolihan." "It
-wor a proud day for yez." "Vis. Hut
it'll always bo ono of the regrets av my
loife that Dinny couldn't have lived to
boo it, M would have done his heart
good, so it would." Merchant Traveler.
A little boy was recently taken to
1ho barber's shop to have ids hair cut
for tlit first time. As tho barber cut
and clipped the little fellow seemed to
lm considerably alarmed, for lie sud
tlouly said in anxious tones, "You'll
leave enough to grow, won't you,
"What a perfect lady that Mrs.
Cobwigger is!" remarked" tho grocer.
'She conies in hero and leaves a big
order every day and never asks the
price of any thing," "No wonder she
never troubles herself about tho price,"
returned Mrs. Pugwash. "And why
not?" asked the grocer, slightly puss
xlcd. "Is she so riehP" "No," was
thesapieut reply, "butsho never intends
Omaha Woman "Did you everl
l'eoplo are talking of growing flax for
fuel." Omaha Man "Yes, I noticed
that. It is said to have more heating
power than coal." "Why, come to
think, it is a good plan a splendid
plan. There won't bo any trouble with
chimneys then." "Trouble with ohiin
iwysP" "No, You know how beauti
fully a flaxseed poultice draws."
It is singular, tho queer appreci
ation of dramatic situations that some
people have. Hero are a couple of in
cident connected with tho performance
of "llomoo and Juliet" by tho Mather
ooinpauy in this city a few weeks ago
Two ladies passing out after tho play
had ended, were discussing tho merits
of tho acting, and so forth, when ono
of them said, "I think it woulu have
been better to havo let 'em married.
Tho play wouldn't end so gloomy."
Still another woman remarked that it
was "a pity Shaksponro didn't havo
those two families recimollud. There
was such a good chance." crbr
xno Ameer oi Atgnanistan is re
ported to bo dying.
Lord Doncvnilodicd in County Cork,
Ireland, ot hydrophobia.
A. II. Morris, a well-known theatrical
ni.m of St. Louis, suicided.
inreo persons wcro urowncu in
Lake Superior by tho capsizing of a
Tho Kabbabish tribo defeated tho
Dervishes in the Cagari country, kill
Two men wero killed and seventeen
people injured by a railroad collision
near Wheeling, W. Va.
A woman was killed, a boy fatally
injured and a dozen people hurt by tho
fall of an elevator in a New York building
Two brothers, John and Frank
Newer, wero shot and instantly killed
at Apache, Neb., during n quarrel with
railroad graders over a keg of beer,
Jlenry Villaru is again a power in
Wall street. Ho is credited with pur
chasing $0,000,000 of N. P. and O. K
it N. stock. It is rumored that ho will
socuro control of those corporations
At Paris an oculist named Padrona
murdered his wife and two children.
Ho shot Madame Padrona six times in
tho face, and cut the throats of his
two-year-old boy and three-year-old
Charles Cousins, a young man, was
found in tho collar of a deserted shanty
in San I'rancisco in a dying condition
He had crawled in there and remained
for a week without food or water. Ho
died shortly after removal to tho hos
pital from starvation.
A. Mead, a miner noar Tres Pied rap,
N. M., shot and killed three of his
partners and was himself killed by the
fourth, (Ins brother,) after a desperate
struggle for tho possession of tho gun
J lio trouble crew out of an attempt to
swindle Mead out of his property.
An engino on tho east-bound Lead-
villo express went through tho Peavor
creek bridge, Pueblo, Colo., killing
JMiginecr hiiaw ami two oiners, one
being a trinp. Several wero wounded
Tho accident was duo to a largo rock
falling from tho sido of tho canyon,
crushing through the bridge.
Michael Hutlor, recently discharged
lrom tne position as Keener in tlio in
sane asylum on Ward's Island, New
York, has petitioned tho Supreme
Court for tho release of a number of
patients as sane. He declares that of
tho 17f)0 inmates no less than !100 are
perfectly sane, and that 1000 others
aro perfectly harmless lunatics.
" Hoys, 1 will bo tho next man killed
on this road," said Trackman Janus
Delauoy of the Santa Po road the other
day, when two trumps wero mangled.
His prediction was realized. Just be
fore nightfall tho following day ho was
caught between tracks on a trestle Ik
two trains, and in attempting to es
cape foil head foremost on tho rail.
1 1 u was decapitated instantly, while
his body was thrown upon tho other
track and torn into shreds.
At Chadron, Neb., two railroad
graders, named Axman and .Rogers,
attempted to forco an entrance into
tho house of Mrs. Kotts. the who of a
buiberof that place. Mrs. Itotts warned
them to desist, and not heeding her
warning she picked up a pistol lying
on tho center table and shot tho fore
most one in the groin. Tho ball, which
was '1-1-calibre, passed through and
hit the other man in the sumo place
lho wounds produced wore fatal.
At tho Mercer countv fair at Prince
ton, Mo., Jlandall Hlukcslco, a half-
breed Indian, mado a balloon ascension
hanging to a trapeze bar. In tho
ascent the balloon shot up suddenly,
giving Ulakosleo a severo wrench, and
ho was unable to pull himself on the
bar, but managed to hold himself up
by a loop ho had drawn around hi
wrist. After tiaveling about a milo
and a half and having reached an alti
tudo of 2000 fcot, the balloon began
tho descent; but tho poor fellow
strength gave out, and when within
.000 feet of tho earth his grip relaxed,
and ho fell to tho earth lighting on his
feet, his thighs being broken and
driven into his body.
Captain Hoekwoll, of tho United
States coast and geodetic survey, has
mado a special repot t upon Capes
Lookout and Men res, on tho Oregon
coast, as to their relative importance
for a light house site. Congress at its
last session made an appropriation for
a light house at Capo Moures, or somo
other selected point. At Capo Look
out ho reports a very good haibor of
refuge in heavy northwest weather.
1 Ins cape is a rather remarkable pro
montory of basaltic rock jutting boldly
from the general direction of tho coest
lino for ono and a half miles to west
southwcbt. Tho height f this pro
montory is -1 f0 foot at tho looward
face, which is only four or live bun
dled yards broad. It is covered with
spruce and hemlock, and is tn.n
Tersely cut by deep and very rough de
pressions. Tho water close under tho
point of this capo is apparently very
deep, as (hero was no sign of breakers
in a largo northwest swell. When
very violent winds wore blowing from
tho northwest thoro was smooth wator
to tho leeward of tho capo. Tho
southern face of tho capo is very stoop
and rocky, and is nearly a straight
Hue, Small steamers running from
Astoria to Nestucca river make uo of
this anchorage as a refuge under strotH
of weather. Tho tuiptaiu slates that as
Capo lokotit projects outside the line
of Capo Meares, ami is noatly half way
between tho (Irst-ulurW son roast light
lioiuos ouTillnim'tfle ruck and Yaquiua
heads, it has an impaitMiit itdvantago
fur large coast uttmniois.
Ho is a wipo farmer who provides
plenty of pasture for his hogs in sum
mer. The hog is entitled to grass in
summer as much so as tho cow, and
will profit by it cuuall v as well. In his
wild or natural stato ho lives during
tho entire year upon such food as ho
can pick up grass in summer and
mast, roots and urubs in winter. But
in his domesticated slate his choice of
food i? more limited on account of the
less range allowed him, and, therefore,
needs something more. Many farmers
pay very little attention to what food
their hogs get until fattening tunc,
thinking that until then all that is
necessary is to give them barely enough
to keep them alive, when they aro im
patient to stun them with all the corn
they will eat. The tendency of a corn
diet is to produce fat and to heat the
system, and therefore very suitable in
winter, or for the final preparation of
the animals for market; but young
growing hogs need a more bulky as
well as a more cooling and loosening
diet in summer, not only the better to
preserve their health, but to distend
their stomachs and build up bono and
muscle to enable them to digest more
food and carry more weight of liesh
than when confined exclusively to
Of all tho cultivated grasses there is,
none, probably, f if wo may except
lucerne), that will produce as much
food and of a kind more relished by
hogs as clover. Hut as clovor does not
coino forward very early in the spring,
and is nioro or less liable to suffer
from drought, it is bolter to supplement
it by having a permanent lot or two of
grass that is less subject to these draw
backs. 1 or this purpose there is noth
ing to equal lucerne in its capacity to
btiind dry weather, which makes it es
pecially adapted to our more southern
States, where clover cannot be so suc
cessfully grown. The next best thing
to it is orchard grass, as it starts very
early in tho spring, bears continuous
grazing, stands drouth well and grows
till late in tho fall, slight frosts not in
juring it in the least.
It is highly necessary, too, that a
pasture for such animals should con
tain running water to supply them
with fresh water at all tunes. If not
it should bo furnished from a pump or
well in troughs or pipes leading to tho
same. And as hogs aro so liable to
suller from boat in tho summer, it is of
great importance that they should be
furnished with shade, whether from
spreading trees or a thicket of bushes
Indeed, it is cruel to confine hogs to
pasture in which there is no shade.
oithor natural or artificial, and there
foro tho most necessary, in tho ab
sence of tho former, that the latter bo
supplied by making them temporary
shelter of some kind, of which there
aro none nioro cheaply or conveniently
made than of poles covered with straw
until trees aro planted to take their
Hut while clovor or other gnus is the
mam dependence for hogs in summer
thero is anotlur crop not suflieiently
appicciiited by tho generality of farm
ers, and that is pumpkins. They aro
very easily raised, and hogs not only
thrive on tliem wonderfully, but they
can bo fed them from the 1st of Octo
Everything of General Interest in a
Devoted Principally to "Washington
Territory and California.
her until lato in tho winter, provided
there is a collar or other suitable place
in which to stow them awav.
It is generally supposed that alfalfa
needs largo quantities of water for its
successful growth. This is not so. Of
course, heavier and more frequent
crops can bo secured when there is
plenty of water for irrigation. Hut
oven without that aid there is no plant
which will withstand drnughtand yield
heavier crops than alfalfa. On tho drv
and arid plains of Kansas it can bo cut
at least three times each season with
out being irrigated, and this is tho gen
oral experience where irrigation is not
Fowls in conlinemont icquiro a va
rioiy oi lood to prosper, thev require
a mixture of green food with grain, as
much as horses or cattle do. Too
much solid food, where theio is not
proper exorcise, tends to fatten. When
hens take on fat thoy usually fall off
laying. Yarded fowls do not need the
same hearty food as birds at liberty.
Light, nutritious and easily digested
food is required by fowls in confine
ment. Never allow them to make
whole corn a staple diet. Fresh meat
two or three times a week is necessary
for fowls in conlinemont, and in sum
mer especially, when thoy aro deprived
ot insect food.
A farmer in Greonboro, Md., think
tug to ohango his grade of potatoes,
barreled all that ho had, shipped them
to Haltinioro, ami ordered a few barrels
of extra flue Northern potatoes for
seed, While barreling his own tubers
he lost his spectacles. When he re
ceived his Northern seed potatoes lu
found his missing spectacles in one of
the barrels. Such things destroy con
Keep tho hons that molt their
feathers early, as thev will begin to
lay before winter. It requires about
three months for hens tw molt.
Gouts for milk aro carefully bred in
England, a icgistry book recording
their pedigrees, and only meritorious
females used for breeding.
Kittitas county, W T expects to
havo a surplusage of about -000 tons
of hay for export this yuar.
It is now found bv the round-uns
that f0 per cent, of all tho cattle in
Montana dnd Ust winter.
On honvy -oil a di. sMiig of 100
KJUiula of gypsum per acre rarelv faita
to bring good clover.
A grain elovator is to bo built at La
Watermelons are sold by the gallon
The Baker county fair begins Tues
day, Octoler 11.
lho next fireman's tournament will
be held in Portland.
A new flouring mill and a hotel aro
to be erected in Bump,
Tho hum of the threshing machine
is heard throughout the Ochoco valley.
"Work on a, new Baptist church
building will soon begin in Hillsboro.
Nineveh Ford, living on tho Milton
road, lost forty acres of wheat by fire,
A postal car has been put on the
route between Pomeroy and Pendle
John A. Wangman has been ap
pointed Postmaster at Dallas, Polk
ci i r -t" . . i I. t
Dwiunion n. jiuucott nas been un
pointed rostmaster at Angora, Coos
V parsonage for the Methodist Epis
copal minister is being erected at
A. coroner's uiry in Albany recently
brought in. a verdict of "accident by
Contracts for construction and ma
terial of the new wing to the asylum
have been let at Salem.
Edward Croft, of the real estate firm
of Croft it Davis, Portland, was thrown
from his cart and killed.
Smith & Bowen's saw mill, near
Fossil, was destroyed by fire, together
with 800,000 feet of lumber.
Wm. Caldwell was shot and in
stantly killed by Thomas Lemon, in
Ladd's Canyon, Union county.
The La Grande Chinamen refuse to
pay the washhouse license imposed
upon the business by the authorities.
Mrs. llachel Lilly, tho old lady who
jumped from an O. 11. it N. train near
Tho Dalles, died in the Astoria hos
pital. Curtis Perry, aged 10, nephew of
County Clerk C. J. Trenchard, of Clat
sop, was drowned near Astoria while
Firo broke out in a lirorv stable at
Lexington, destroying a number of
business houses and residences. In
Horse dealers are still buying ani
mals and shipping East. Oiegon
horses si ill command a high price in
A brick mason named Michael Car
lin fell into tho basement of an un
finished building at Portland and sus
tained fatal injuries.
t Thero nro about 700 feet of the em
bankment of tho leveo finished and
about .'!00 feet of the riprapping, says
the Pendleton Tribune.
A now saw mill, capable of cutting
2f,000 feet per day, is being erected
near Mohaina, to supply tho lino of
tho Oregon Pacific oa.-a of Albany.
The remains of an unknown man
were found in tho river at Albany. A
woodchopper disappeared liom Cor
vallis some weeks ago, and it is sup
posed lho remains are bis.
A workman named Wilson on the
O. it C. railroad, near Stavton, was
struck by a piece of stump blown up
up by giant powder, and injured in
such a manner that he died in a few
Several days ago a rattlesnake with
fovea rattles and a button, and about
threo feet long, was killed at tho Odd
Fellows cemetery near Salem. Those
dangerous reptiles seem to bo multi
plying in Oregon of late.
C. W. Meok was fatally injured in
tho Wallowa saw mill by a piece of
timber which caught in the edger and
was thrown with terriblo forco against
his head, drivimr a splinter into his
brain and fracturing his skull.
Throe boys, J. Babbago, li. Prael
is now a money
city is 1750
and Curtis Perrv, wwnt duck hunting
near Astoria. At the inouHi of a creek
tlio boat upset. Curtis Perry was
seized with a tit, and tritd to get to
shore, but was almost, itnniediatelv
fhe postoflico at Willamette slough
was discontinued by order of the Po.-t-
oflice Department sonio time since,
but stops are being taken to re-estab
lish tho office under the name of Hoi-
brook, that being tho name of tho rail
Col. H. B. Conipson, of Huntington,
has been appointed principal teacher
of tho school on tho Klamath agency,
and J. W. Brundenbury principal
teacher at tho Yainax school at the
sanitf agency, by the Commissioner oi
Indian A flairs.
John Strode, a wealthy cattleman of
Owyhee county, 1. T,, and lu'j foreman.
John Thurnian, have been arrested at
Yale, Mnlhuor county, for tho murder
of a sheep herder on Sucker creek, a
year ago. Tho alloged murder was
exposed by one Hans who worked for
Strode at the timo. Tho cattlemen
wanted to forco tho sheep off tho
Three boys, named Jennings, Bishop
and Todd, aged about 10 years, living
on Hamilton crook, near Lebanon.
went out coon hunting, taking a shot
gun with them. In a thick patch of
brush, it boing very dark, Jennings
concluded to frighten tho Todd boy by
telling htm a boar was near anil likely
to attack them. This scared tho bov
who called for help. Tho other boy,
Win. Bishop, who had tho shotgun,
rushed forward, and in the darkness
ind excitement the gun was discharged,
the contents entering tho side of the
Jennings boy, killing him almost in-
The elevation of Boise
feet above sea level.
Snow is ten feet deep in places on
tho Uranite creek trail, Idaho
During July G.GG3.200 pounds of
green fruit were shipped East from
A Swede namod A. Olsen fell be
tween two scows in San Pedro harbor,
and was drowned.
The body of the boy, Albert Stevens,
who was drowned in tho river near
Spokane Falls, has been recovered
Joseph M. Wilson, colored hostler,
was shot by bis employer, John H.
Penman, at San Francisco, and died
Chas. Leaman fatally stabbed Wm
Scott at Lakeview, Cal., because he de
clined to sing "Tim Finnigan s
The Granite Mountain mine in Mon
tana yields about .$05,000 per week,
and its mfll capacity is about to be
Valentine Kebard, while bathing at
Wilmington, Cal., suddenly disap
pcareu unuer tne water and was
An old man named Henderson, liv
ing near lueuieai lake, w. u ., com
mitted suicide by taking a dose of
During a heavy rain and thunder
storm at Wilcox. Arizona. Frederick
Neulv, a laborer, was struck by light
ning and instantly killed.
Adolph Wise, Daniel A. Vor,h and
Harry Ludluin, of San Francisco,
went out on the bay in a small boat,
which was capsized near Hunter's
point, and all three of the men were
The Northern Pacific will build a
lino from Bozeman to Butte, Montana,
at. once. 11ns will shorten the lino
100 miles between these places and
will become the main line.
Alexander McCube, who was for
many years in charge of E. J. Bald
win's real citato and buildings in San
Francisco, was found dead in his bed
at the Baldwin Hotel.
lho Lllensburg Electric Light, Gas
and Telephone Company has been or
gunized with a capital stock of 25,-
000. '1 he incorporators are Col. A. N.
Hamilton, A. S. Gross and U. 1
I'oui men attacked and robbed Mrs.
E. M. Munroo and a lady companion
at Seattle. Tho robbers then ran
away, and when pursued by the ladies
they drew revolvers and fired at them,
fortunately doing no harm.
Coloiu-1 Balm and wifo of Santa
Monica, Cal., havo beon offered, it is
said, .$0,000,000 for tho celebrated La
guna rancho, comprising several thou
sand acres. The Santa Fo liailroad
Company wants the property.
A redwood plank sixteen feot in
length, five fcot five inches wide and
four inches thick has been cut at John
Vance's mill, Humboldt bay, Cal.,
which is to bo shipped to Kansas city
to be displayed at the exposition
Napoleon Miner, of Bonner, Mon
tana, was drowned several miles below
Missoula. It is supposed ho List his
life in attempting to cross the ford, as
his horse was across the river. The
deceased had money and checks to
tho amount of over !? 100 on his person,
and also a gout watch.
The body of a murdered man was
found in the real of Yesler's mill, at
Seattle. It was identified as that ot
John Smith, a Scotchman, who had
been employed on tho tug Mastic.
He had been killed by stabbing, and
had evidently been robbed. There is
no clue to tho perpetrators of the
At Spokane Falls, W. T., a meteor
was seen by a number of people to
shoot from tho heavens directly over
head. It struck tho electric wircn on
tho south side of Main street, in the
very heart of the city, cutting one of
tho wires in two and bur.-tin;; into a
thousand fragments. Those who saw
tho strange phenomenon say that
when it struck, tho ball of firo looked
.to bo ten feet in diameter. An elfort
has been made to find sonic of the
pieces, but as the street is covered with
mud and wator tho search has been
At Bed Bluff, Cal., Mrs. B. H.
Moonoy was fatally shot by hor brother-in-law,
John Mooney. The young
man, who is 17 years of ago, was play
ing with his two-year-old niece, and
whilo doing so picked up a pistol
which was lying near, and bogan tak
ing the cartridges, therefrom. When
he thought the pistol was unloaded ho
pointed it toward Mrs. Moonoy, saying
to tho little one, " I am going to shoot
mania." Tho littlo child ran toward
her mania, and just as sho reached her
a report rang out and Mrs. Moonoy
fell. Tho ball took effect in tho back
of her neck, close to tho jugular vein,
and caused paralysis.
A cutting and shooting affray oc
curred at Olcqua, W. T., which re
sulted in the death of three of the par
ties engaged. Some wore shot and
some wore out up so they died in a
few minutes. It started over'a gamo
of pokor. Thoro wero six men play
ing, iivo half-broods and ouo white
man, who claimed to bo a doteotivo
from Cincinnati. Ono hnlMireod got
to cutting up and the others wanted
tin detective to arrect him, but he
would not submit to nrrot and the do
teorive shot him. Thon two of these
got hold of tho dotoctjvo, and nearly
sovorod his head from his loJy with
knives. Onlv one man esoainkl uti.
The loss to the Government throngh
smugglers is estimated at $30,000,000
Life asks: "What relation is tho
Queen to the Guelph of Mexico?" Wo
would simply say, nephew mind; she is
At Bergen, in Norway, is a church
constructed of papier-mache, which will
accommodate ono thousand persons.
Tho building is octagon in shape.
So Bilkinson is settling up bis
debts?" "I hear he is." "Has ho
squared things with you, yet?" "No.
Hut I'm a friend of his, you know."
Miss Gushington (c'cs "riveted on
the cow) "Isn't she lovely Mr. Cal
low?" Mr. Callow, (eyes riveted on tho
pretty but impossible milkmaid)
' ' Ya as. ' ' Chicaqo Tribu ne.
Isaac Tread way, a veteran and
somewhat noted gambler of St. Louis,
lias been fined $135 in the j)olice court
for attempting to win tho regard of a
young and handsome married woman.
There is blood in the eye of the ed
itor of a Rockland (Me.) newspaper.and
when he meets a certain type-setter ho
will shed it freely. He wrote one of his
finest sentences the other morning, and
when he read "when mourning puppies
fill the sky," instead of "when morning
purples air tho sky," as he had written,
lie picked up a rock and started for tho
composing-room, bent on committing
murder, but his victim had heard tho
news and llowu. Chicago Times.
Dull implies slowness, hut not de
ficiency of intellect. Stupid i.; entirely
negative, and implies lack of perception
resulting from want of intellect. Silly
implies deficiency in intellect or feeble
ness in character, and is applied to
words, writings, manners. Foolish is
applied to actions, and refers to an
abuse of the intellect to neglect rather
than deficiency. We blame a man who
is foolish, havo contempt for the man
who is silly. lioston Journal
Danoury, Conn., nas a pair of twins
that not only look and speak almost
exactly alike, but are peculiarly at
tached to one another. They can not
be separated a single dav without long
ing for each other's society, and yet
they are both married now. If one is
ui)on one street and the other on a
different one they can tell by some elec
trical nihility whether they are ap
proaching each other or gettingfurlher
apart. When one is sick the other is
more or less similarly all'ected. N. Y.
Ice in Lake Superior stove a biir
hole in the bow of the steamboat Besse
mer. She made thirty-nine inches of
water in eight minutes after the acci
dent, and was in imminent danger of
sinking, when Second Mate Chamber
lain saved her from foundering by a.
daring act. Taking a pair of blankets,
he had himself lowered over tho bow
until he was in the water up to his neck;
then, taking tlu blankets between his
feel, he got them down by the hole and
the suction drew them in, filling in tho
gap so that the pumps kept the steamer
free. X. Y. Sun.
"Hayseed" beer is tho latest
beverage sold in the shops in Maine.
It is said to bo a home made beer
brewed from hops, molasses and yeast
cake. Some half-dozen places at Togus
are selling it. and it is taking the place
of tlio stronger drink-, which the
legal taboo imposed by tho rigid
lat Legislature is driving out. It is
asserted that ginger is coming into
favor in this section to relievo tho
parched throat of the inebriate, and that
in some places Jamaica ginger and
beer are combined. I'iilwleljihia Press.
I he induction balance, which was
first called to the aid of surgery during
tho iflness of President Garfield, has
now reached the stage of a practical
instrument. Tho description of its
latest form is an interesting expose
given by Dr. Girdner, who has used it
with success. With tho induction bal
ance to locate tho bullet and the tele
phone probe to obtain its exact depth
below tho skin, there can no longer bo
any excuse for the death of persons shot
from a failure to find the missile. Tho
"balance" will, it is likely, soon bo as
familiar in the hands of tho surgeon as
the lancet. Ehctri -ul World.
For A Diseases of the
Liver, Kidneys, Stomach and Spleen.
This iurily vegetable pre-
iiarution, now so celebrated a
-'amity Medicine, originated in
the South in IH'iH. It aaU
Kfiitly on the llmreW anj
Kidneys and corrcctn the
at lion of the Liver, an J is, there
fore, the best rfpiirutory
lncillt liu', whatever the sick
nets may prove to be. In all
common diseae it will, uu
asilateil by any other medi
cine, eH'uct a upeeily cure.
An EfHrnrlou Hemeily. " I can recom
mend at an efficacious remedy far all diseases of the
Liver, Headache and Dyspepsia, Simmons Liver
Htfmfator " Lbwis G. Wi'ndbk, AssUtant l'ot
No Ions of Mine, no Inter
ruption or fctoiipage of
luslueii, while taUug the
Children complalnlnc of
Colic, Heuiluclie, or Sick
htomiirh, a teatpoonful or
more w ill give relief.
If taken occasionally b
them from attack.
tlents exposed to MALARIA.
w ill expel the poison and protect
A PIIYSICIAVS OPINION'.
I have been practicing medicine for twenty yean,
an have never been able to put up a vegetable
compound that would, like Simmons Liver Regu
lator, promptly and etleeiively move the Liver to
action, and at the same time aid (instead of wk
CMng) the distiv and assimilative powers of the
lyttcw. L. 11. IIinion, M D .Wathinglos, Ark.
BKK THAT VOU (JET THE UUM'INE.
J. H, Zeilin & Co., Philadelphia, Pa