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THE OREGON SCOUT
la independent in nil thincjs neu
tral in nothtnn; devoted to every
cause it believes to lie right a
THE OREGON SCOUT
11ns pb largo n circulation as any
two papers in this section of the
tHate combined, and is corre
spondingly valuable as an adver
journal for the people.
Horo Will the Press tho People's Rights Maintain.
UNION, UNION COUNTV, OUKKOX, TIIU IiSDAY, KEMUUItY 5, 1891.
The Oregon Scout
Anlntlepen ent weekly Joiena , i.ued every Thursday
JOXES & CI TARGET,
Publisher nnd Proprietors.
A. K. Jonb, Kdltor. 11- tSPv. foreman
Kates nt Sulceilptlnii.
One copy one yir,
One owv x nuiunhs,
One copy three months,
lnvni'liilily iliiili In Advance.
If bu ehmwf rub'crlptiim nrr nut jmii'.I till cml
oj ytnr, twi ilnllnrm will he rhnrpttl.
Rates of lulTrrtwiie 1'iiule liiiomi on app'icatiou
a" Correspondence fium nil pirtB of tin- country
Address it'I oouimuulutious to tho OliKuos SuoCT,
PltEsniEST-lSeiijmiiu Harrison of Indiana.
SkckktaiiV of Statu Jame O. Ilia no of Maine
Si:riiETnV or THK TliEAH'liv William WlndJtu
of Minnesota. ....... ... ,
Skchetuiy of Waii -ItedticP 1'ioctorof vcrmntit
HEriiKTAiiV of the J a v i lleiijuiila P. Tiacy of
New York. , . ,.. ,
Secrktauv of THE IsTEltloli- John Vt . .hie of
Missouri. ..... , , ,.
roTMAsTEit.(5EXHiAi.-.Iolin Vt uriB'tinker of reou-
yATTo'iiKF.v OKNEItAI.-W. II. H. Miller of Indiana.
SEUrKTARV OF AiiIllrCLIL l!E-Je ein'ah Husk cr
.STATU OF OUKflOjf.
(.1. U. MlTCilF.lL.
feeuittirs, j. v, doli-ii
CooKreiman, - - - ii.suni iikiihan.
Governor, .- - Svi.vF.n:n IVnmh i:k.
Secretaiyof-riude, - Gtoiliu: W. MelilitliK.
Mate Treasurer, - - y Kim'
Superlntendfut of Publlc'lustructlon, II. II. .MrhLltov.
Stats Printer, - - - l nK r. lUhEK.
( It. S. MTItAllAV
( It. S'. "TltAllAV
! w. i. i-i .u
lW. W. TllAVKll
81XTII JUDICIAL D1HTIUOT.
( M. I). CLIFFlUlIl
IJtMlH A. Fek.
O. K. HviiE.
Surveyor, - :
I J. W. Noiival.
I J. H. K VLKY.
I J. A. WniuiiT
I. X. SVMtEll-1.
J. T. lloi.r.Es.
.i. h. i:i.i.ioit.
i:. U. Hi: is vim.
II. 8. Stiuniif.
J. Ii. UlllTII.
J. I), (illll.ll.
j William aiinoi.h.
I John MeDosALD.
CITV or UNION.
.1 W. Kennehv.
0. Ii. lll.XKKSLf.E.
N. P. Kk'Klin.
11. F. Wilsov. J. II. Collins.
J. 8. Elliott. a. K. Joxks.
J. M I'vIlllOLL. 8. A. I'l ltsEL.
UNION LODGK, No .13, I (). o. F , MIUVTS tt I'.KY
Friday evening at 7:30 o'clock
WM. U.U.KY, N. G.
0 S Millek, Secretary.
GHANDi: ItONDK KNOAMI'MKNT. No. H, I. O. O.
F.m-eti on tho that and thlid TueUs in fHCIi
month. O. 8. MILI.KU. C. 1'.
J. 1!. Thomson, Scrilw.
3RANI)i: ItONDK VALI.I1V I.OlMli:. No. 56, A F. k
A M.. ineaw on the kecond an 1 fourth waturdaja
every month. 11. W. DAVIh, W. M.
It. II. lluoM K, Secretary
OUANDi: UONDK VAI,I,i;Y I'll W'TKIt, No. ai.. It.
A. M., meets tirst a d third 'I u Uis oach month.
W. T W.i. GUT, M. i:. II. 1".
TtritNF.il OLIVEIi. Secretary.
nUVR MOUNTAIN I. DGK No. 23 K. OK V
meets every Weduesd. evening. AWFOUD
Turner Olivkii, K. of It. & 8.
I'KF.STON l'OST. No. IS. G. A. It., MI21CTS KVKHY
third Saturday iu eacu nioith ai the Odd Fellos
hall .III8HUA IlltADFOKl), 1'. O.
Gf.oiuik llEiNiMiEii, Adjutant.
Tho Methodlit Kiilscopal Clmrch htHs services lit U
A. M. auJ 7 l". M. of eacu Sunday.
Itev. J. V. MOItltlS l'astor.
Services are held at the I'retbyterlun Church at 11 A,
5). and 7 r. M. of each Sunday
l!ev W.J. HUGIIKS, l'astor.
j. w sm:i;roN. J. m. caii-iou,.
SHELTON & CARROLL,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
Oftice two doois south of Postottlce,
Social attention given to all business entrusted to us.
It. BAK1N. J A. EAKIN, Notary rubllc.
R. 'EAKIN & BRO.,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
rrornpt at'ention paid to collections.
DR. E. N. NORTH,
Has the finest ttiiwthetlc for extracting teeth without
pain known to the profession Will practice lu all the
branches of modern dentistry Silver and gold work a
Ieclalty Klu set of teeth always on hand. Hrst-ehus
work and at'fctlin guaranteed
OMi-ti-Mniii St.. Union, Or.
W. E. BROWNELL, H. D.,
Physician and Surgeon,
Olllce at Oily Drug Store.
1. N, CROMWELL, H. D.,
Office ou door south of Summers k Layne's (tore,
The Cove Drug Store
JASPAR G. STEVENS, Proprietor,
Perfumery, Paints and Oils.
Pn-MTiptlmi Cnrfiilly l'r-iiir-il.
-ALSO DKALKU IX-
Rifles, Shotguns, Pistols and
Imported and Domestic Cigars, Etc.
Ed Remillard, Proprietor.
If you want a refreshing drink or a good cigar, drop In.
Illlllardnnd pool tables for the accommodation of
William Yilson, Proprietor.
The Finest of Wines, liquors and
Cigars Always in Stock.
First-class billiard table. Drop in and bo sociable.
For Information About the South
-ADDUF.SS WITII STAMP -
The OfLcial Immigration Department
FIFTEEN SOUTHERN STATES,
CAHIi ltOIHNSON. Secretary,
ltaleiith. N. C.
U nionTonsorial Pallors
GEORGE BAIRD, Proprietor.
Shaving, Hair-Cutting and Shampooing in
the Lasest Style of the Art.
Shop two doors south of the Centennial hotel. Glvo
me u call.
City Meat Market
Main Street, Union, Oregon.
' BENSON BROS., Proprietors,
KF.Kl1 CONSTANTLY ON UAND
Beef, Pork, Yeal, Mutton, Sausage, Hams,
E. BROOKS, M. D.,
Physician and Surgeon,
Iwliiiitl City, Oregon.
K. Prompt attention given to all proles
slouiil calls, day or night.
M. DITTEBRANDT, M. D.,
Physician and Surgeon,
tW All calls promptly attended to, day
T. McNAUGHTON, H. D.,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
All lis promptly attended to day or nig
Architect and Builder,
Drsfu, plans and designs for dwellings and bridge
furuUUod ou pplicaUou.
IIiw Cnrlion luKIni; I Gmmli'il.
The first carbons wotv the innluct of a
mixture of common coal coke, sugar,
straw, coke from vegetation, charcoal,
lanipbhtck and plumbago or graphites, or
otlier tiimilar lnuteriuls. Now, it is gen
oraHy the result of a mixture of tho only
direct products of coal and petroleum. A
great deal of silica is also found in them
frequently, and to this fact is duo tho
biasing sound and ttnevenness of light.
The silica becomes fused, and, forming
in globules on the upper carbon, drops
down on tho lower ones, with tho result
stated All these diflienliies had to bo,
or are being, mastered, and that accounts
for the secrecy thrown around carbon
manufactories. As an instance of tho
Mrletnes-s of this, the rules and regula
tions of the Davis Carbon company, of this
city, may be quoted. It Is a co-operatlvo
institution, employing forty men, every
one of whom must" own at least one sharo
of tho stock. Two boys are employed, ono
the son of Mr. Davis" and the other tho
sou of one of the workmen. Then no boy
can be employed unless he is tho son of a
stockholder. ' Tho visitor to Vj'so works
elite's a 11x14 room, the oilici M ml looks
around. At one corner is a doorway
opening into a narrow hall, which in turn
opens into one of the departments.
Reaching this, he finds a somewhat em
phatic thus far, and no farther," and bo
is compelled to stop.
"Even stockholders, unless they aro
also employes, are iicnieu tins prn nege.
. . ...... ... ,
saiiiiMr. uavis. - i lien tnem is ono room
which is entered only bv mvself and son
Tliat is where tho finishing touches aro
put on to the mixture. For instance, tho
product of to-day will be ready for uso
to-morrow. I would go in, then, in tho
alteration and put ou the finishing touches.
What theso are, no ono knows. Under
tho by-laws of the company I deposit witii
the secretary-treasurer, in a sealed pack
age, the formula for this mixture It is
to be opened only in cases of emer
gency. In case of my death, or
even such serious illness- that I could not
be on dutv for several davs, then, on tho
vote of the stockholders, I will order tho
seal imiKen anil t lie pucuage I urncu over
to some, cine selected to succeed or relievo
How India Itulilier Grims.
Now we come into a forest of rubber
trees, which can be detected without tho
eye of an expert, fur they are all scarred
and dying rapidly fioni the wounds of tho
hunter's machete. The rubber hunter re
minds me of the boy who "killed tho
goose that laid the golden egg." Each
tree can afford to lose a certain amount of
juice per year and still live. When ono
of these fellows, however, makes a dis
covery, only a few months sullico to placo
his bonanza in tho ranks of the many that
have gone before. The consequenco is
one may traverse these immenso forests
from enil to end and never meet a virgin
tree. The ordinary specimen of Nicaragua
is from fifty to 100 feet high, averaging
about two feet in diameter. Tho bark is
white and tho leaves oval, with a slight
inclination downward. Tho cuts aro mado
uoouttwo ieei apaii. anu oxiomi irom no
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H"""".',"" '.' , """t.
scored 111 the sine to lean tno juico into a
bag, held at the bottom.
Tho averugo yield of a largo troo is from
five to seven gallons of a milk' iluid.
This is placed in an open vessel and mixed
in small proportions with tho juico of a
plant found near the rubber tree called
tho wisth, which hastens congelation.
After this operation is complete tho pro
duet is baled up and shipped north, to bo
refined and further prepared for com
merce. Another tree very similar to tho
rubber, and often mistaken for it, is tho
cow tree. This yields a liquid very much
like milk in color, consistency and tasto.
Nicaragua Cor. Now York Herald.
Problem for tlin Pvilileal People.
A lady who lives In Dorchester, and
whoso little girl is a pupil in ono of tho
schools there, bethought herself tho othor
day, all at onco, of tho danger that her
daughter ran on a suburban street from
the possible presenco of cows. That ro
minded her that sho was making a red
dress for tho little girl, and sho began to
think about tho additional danger that a
red dress might subject tho child to from
thoso samo tcrrihlo cowsl With tho wholo
sho had quite a littlo worry.
Tho afternoon went on, and tho littlo
girl did not return from school at tho
usual hour. Whoro could sho bo? Tho
mother worried not a littlo, but finally tho
rhild eamn uti. unite, Into.
"Where have you been all this timo, my
dearV" tho mother asked.
"Oh, there havo been somo cows on tho
streot, mamma," said tho littlo girl, "and
tho teacher thought about them, and sho
tlmmriit it. wasn't host tn let mo comn
. i ' .
1 homo until thero was somebody to como
, with mo."
Whether tho mother's thinking about
cows made tho teacher think about them,
I . . ....... .
or whether tho teacher s thlnlclng about
them mado tho mother think about them,
or whether both women thought about
thorn because women aro always more or
less terrified about cows, Is somothlng
that probably no psychical fellow will
over find out. uostou Transcript
A Great Scheme.
Villager Ah, Congressman
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very giau x iiicv . wunuu w
troduco a bill compiling all brass bands
I want you to in-
10 join mo muiiia, anu 111 case 01 war
march to the trout.
Congressman Um! Suppose such a
bill should become a law, then what?
Villager Then what? Why, we'd get
up a war. Good News.
Ill lClllier Case,
Dashaway Your tailor says you have
paid your bill. Let me congratulate
Travers I had to. Ho brought suit.
Dashaway Then let me sympathize
with you. Clothier and Furnisher.
A Proper Itevenge.
Gnrley A 'man called me a dude to
day, but I promptly wesented the insult.
Gurley I looked at hiia weal angwy.
TO THE NIGHTINGALE.
Oh. dear one. with tawny n'K.
Dcare-i of slnKiiiR thitiK.
Whose hymns my cuiiivmy lime lorn.
Thou art come, thou art ooiiih thmi art seen!
Hut. ivltn tho musk of thy voictv
Sii-i sounding rin-tlrr the heart rojolco;
Ah louder louder, louder "itn;
Flute out the Inncimp-ol thesprluR:
Nay lei those low notes rest.
Oh tnv iiiirtitliiK-iili'. inclitliiKale. trill out thy
Cono. my companion, eeaso from thy slumbers.
Pour out thy holy nnd musical numbers.
Sins ami lament with a sweet throat divine,
Itysor many tears, thy son and mine;
Cry out. mid quiver nnd shake, dusky throat.
TliYnli with a thrill ot thy ItnuUlvsl noto.
TlimiiKh the wide country, and mournfully
Leafy Imiml limnetic and iHiUKhs of tho yew.
Widens and rises the echo until
Kven the throne room of God It shall fill.
Then when AkIIo. the liriRht locked, huth heard,
Ia hi shall answer thine elegy, bird,
Piaylnc his Ivory, seven stringed lyrp,
Btandiug a god in the high god's choir.
Ay. nnd not he mono
hark From immortal throats arise
Bounding together in a heavenly moan.
And answering thine owu
A. Mary I" liobiiisou. from Aristophanes.
Wlint London mid Parlt Pat.
In London and Paris the annual avo.
i Hi;,' , , mail ill ii , m ! ii ii'
ntge consumption a head of population is
Kt,Ul.tl , l)0 us ,()U,.S t)l(, greater nttan
U(v (1 e,ld M creilited to tho
Parisian Apples. ti5 pounds and (1 ounces
l-t,1) pounds pears !!!) miiiiu1s unii 5
ounces 170 pounds and lit ounces, peas.
I! pounds and S ounces 0 pounds and brt
ounces, carrots 7 pounds and II ounces
!57 pounds, eclerv 11 ounces (I pounds
and bl ounces, cherries, 'J pounds and 1!?
ounces 'M pounds and 11 ounces, plums
and dnnisous. 17 pounds and ounces,
13;1 pounds and ! ounces, raspberries,
1 ounces 2 pounds, strawberries, 3
pounds, mid 10 ounces K! pounds and 12
ounces, asparagus. 1 pound and U ounces
5 pounds and 4 ounces
On f In, nt linr limn! ii'lilln t lio I .sTiflnnnra
cnt ,7;j ,)0Uluis 4 ounces of potatoes
tho arsinn eats only 41) pounds am
ly -II) pounds and
I ounces Tho average consumption of
onions, tomatoes, cabbages, cucumbers
and turnips is also greater in Uindou
than in Paris, but with those excop
tions tliu French aro by far the largest
consumers of fruit and vegetables. Good
Clothing of KlKshui Co 11 vie la.
Tho suit of clothes for summer wear
consists of a shirt and pair of trousers of
linen, and a peasant's coat of camel's hair,
which last costs five shillings Tho con
victs condemned to hard labor wear two
yellow diamond shaped patches sewn on
the back, those without labor have ono
piece only, whilst other marks of a similar
character indicate tho province whenco
they come At tho Kara gold mines I
learned that a coat of felt is given yearly.
A shirt must last six mouths and is
washed onco a week, whilst in summer a
pair of rough leather shoes is served out
I'till ,,l iuiii:u ivuki ci.iuw.j
ovury twenty two days Those working
in tho mines aro provided a
provided also wltn gloves.
tho annual cost there of a man's clothing
being i'l In a convict village near Vladl
vostock they told mo that on being settled
as colonists'tliey receive monthly soventy
two Kiiinds of Hour and livepenco a day.
livery year they receive a shuba, or sheep
skin coat, under linen, two pairs of winter
boots, three pairs of summer shoes, and
onco in three years a long coat. Henry
Lansdell, D D., lu Harper's Mugazlna
Tastes of the Hook Hunters.
In book hunting men's tastes vary
widely, just as somo hunters pursuo a
mountain crizzly, the bulTalo or tlio anto-
lope, while others find their amusomont
In shooting on tho wing Some mon
P,r!zo ""b' B1U. "no Shakespeare somo
dI(1 hal'ls. some tho Llizabethan litem,
t" 'l some Queen Anno s homo want
only Anierican. and others only lirst edb
0I,S 11,0 1M 1,1 , ,lct' as, broad ,M
literaturo and as boundless as human do-
siro. There have been mighty hunters In
tlio book world, and their story Is ono of
tlio most interesting chapters In litera
turo. It takes ono Into a region unknown,
but full of fascinating Interest Thoso
who havo not become acquainted with It
know nothing of tho highest joys of books.
Averugo Height of Soldier.
It has generally been bollovcd that tho
1 , 1. 1. !t.. r 1.
reduction in uverngu ueigut 01 rruiiui
soldiers which followod Napoleon's wars,
duo. of course, to tho immenso slaughter
in thoso campaigns, mado all of thoso sob
diers tho shortest in Europo Hut, ac
cordint: to a hijrh medical and military
authority in Russia, tho minimum holght
ot tho Russian and tho French conscript
is about equal-livo foot, while- in most
other European countries the minimum
It t a, t 1. II..,, nn
ranges iroui 1111 iem uuu un.11 m us iui.
three inches. Now ork Homo Journal,
A Helmet for pirumen.
I a now helmet for firemen has boon In.
veuted fn Bremen It consists principally
of a copper mask, which is very light.
Tho wearer's noso, mouth, and eyes ro
cclvo throuirh an India rubber tubo a con-
I Btant 8trcatn'of puro air, which leaves tho
helmet by an opening opposlto tho evea
?nu P tno eiuruu ui w ae u
. , b practically tested and la
tlo bo mod b 'p..,, flrJmolIi lt ls BttJ(L
jfow York Sun.
Vitalized liy it Unity.
When a houso has onco been well vital
ized by a baby, or a succession of them, It
is llko a Fatiro's battory. charged with
electricity, it does not glvo It ofl but very
slowly. It Is ttover an empty homo after
Norfolk. Va., claims tho distinction of
being tho world's greatest peanut market.
It disposes ovory year of 3.000.000 bushels
of peanuts, most of which aro grown la
No men nro perfect, Somo men think
thoy aro and enjoy their bellof all by
Georgia has a silver throated mule. It
k a cose of veterinary tracheotomy.
An Ant'it'iil tiinij;" uisfoviTeil.
A valuable arclneologietil find was
tnado recently by n poor woman, by name
.lane lloneylow living a short distance
down the roast front Tuxpan, Mexico.
She was engaged in enlarging bur littlo
garden spot, and with a grubbing boo was
digging up a growth of weeds and vines,
wiiim coming in contact with something
l,.i r.,,,,,fl imfwQililn to re-
move, she dug around it and found that
object to be mi iron boiler such as is used
in ships. It was Idled up with earth to
the depth of a foot and more, and this
Vicing taken out a largo stone was found
tightly wedged in. forming a sort of lid
This was removed with great difficulty,
but beneath was found what wiu evi -
dently once a book, as heavy leather
covers, nxiM wtiii a rusiv- gum i-m-iii.
showinl, though tho contents had bceu
reduced to a mero pulpy mass, which
fell to nieces when taken out. lhero ,
were also nearly :100 in Spanish dou,b- I
loons of the date of IC.17, but tho great- j
est archicological treasure was a small
imago of the virgin and child in solid I
silver, which, when cleaned of tho mold
and tarnish of time and soil, was found
to bo inscribed with it Latin dedication
to ono l'tvtro. with tho brotherly lovo of
That it was tho work of tho great
Italian can well bo believed, for tho
statue is one of extraordinary beauty. It
is about, nine inches in height and repre
sents the mother bending over tho child
in an attitude of prayer. How it camo
to be hidden here on tho Mexican coast
is not easily solved, implying a variety
of adventures, but it is probable that it
was buried there by some of tho Spanish
marauders who visited tho coast fre
quently during tho Eighteenth century,
and who had probably stolen it from
some church or museum in Europe. Tho
woman who found it has already boon
offered ijit.OOO for tho image. Cor. Phil
Origin of the lliiili iiulu.
John Rioh, tho son of Christopher Rich,
tho manager of the theatre in Lincoln's
Inn Fields, London, was a very illiterate
man, with strong dramatic instincts.
From his inability to speak upon tho
stago ho originated tho silent harlequin,
and by mere dumb action could rival tho
power and pathos of tho most accom
Previous to this, and, indeed, for somo
time afterward, harlequin was a speak
ing part, and David Garrick played him
as such in the theatre at Goodman Fields.
It was in the year 1717 that Itich ap
peared in a pantomino called "Harlequin
Jackson, in speaking of Rich's wonder
ful abilities .isapantoinimist, says: "On
his last revival of 'The Sorcerer' I saw
him practice tho hatching of harlequin
by tho heat of tho sun, in order to point
it out to Miles, who, though excellent
in tho line of dumb significance, found
I it no easy matter to retain tho lesson
j Rich had taught him. This certainly
' was a masterpiece in dumb show. From
1 V.i? fir t chipping of tho egg, hiB receiv
ing of motion, Ida feeling ot tho ground,
1IIK Ul II1UIIUII, 1113 ITOHllS U' l (,l"ui.
his standing upright to his quick harlo-
quin trip round tho empty shell, through
the whole progression, every limb hail
its tongue and every motion a voice,
1 which spoke with most niiraculous organ
t , . i -I. 1 ,.n
to 1110 unuorsiuutiing ami sensation uj
The tight fitting spangled dresses which
aro now worn by all harlequins wpro not
adopted until tho present century. Scot
UiixHoll UarrlHon'H Wedillni;.
Tho ceremony was performed at Oma
ha in tho handsome Trinity cathedral by
Dean Millspangh before a brilliant gath
ering of prominent society people. Just
as tho last solemn words wore being
spoken which were to bind tho beauti
ful Miss Saunders to Mr. Harrison a
well known lawyer of Omaha, ono of tho
uuesta and an intimate friend of tho
' Harrisons, without a moment's warning
, dropped dead whoro ho stood. Tho effect
of such a sad affair may bo imagined.
. Tho sccno of happiness was changed in a
moment to one of mourning. Tho bridal
wreaths and roses were trampled under
foot in tho wild rush for assistance, and,
1 where but a few minutes before tho
strains of the wedding march wero 10
! sounding, now tho screams of women
and tho weeping of friends wero heard.
Palo and frightened the bridal couplo
left tho cathedral, and many wero tho
solemn and growsoino prophecies that
their married life would not bo a happy
ono. Chicago News.
Cliliri' "hcloutlflo Hook Depot."
Tho Interest In modern sclenco ls rap
Idly Increasing in Chine, and a "scicntlllo
book depot," instituted three years ago
for spi'c&ditig useful literaturo through,
out tho empire, ls growing In favor.
About 100,000 volumes haobeen sold,
reaching the most distant parts of China,
Corca and Japan. About -00 works havo
already been translated into Chinese
under foreign management, to which
about .r0 native works have been added,
Auiloua to Sell,
A gentlonmii stepped Into ono of the
enterprising book stores In Now Jersey
a week or so ngo and asked for 'Tho
Autocrat at the Breakfast Tablo." Tho
earnest clerk looked very carefully
uinong tho cook books and returned to
his customer and wild, ''Wo haven't
Tho Autocrat at the Breakfast Table,'
sir, but," ho added persuasively, "mojiy
llko this better," and lie handed over
the counter "Household Receipts,"'
WORK OF A CLOAK MODEL.
Tliw Ktiii'tlns Duties That Pall to tli
Lot of Some Voting Women.
A young woman to net ns n cloak
model must have it tlnn. full llguro
one that tills out the regulation si.o
without any pudding Tlio great trou
ble about it cloak, you know, is that it
lt to be big and Uhw. 1 he mode
must be of that exact sue which will
I make this looseness apparent in tho tlrst
instance, so that it can be remedied. It
i is very hard work to get a good model,
i There an few girls who have really
good tiguros. to begin with. Then of tho
I jirs who have good tiguros, there aro
1 ots ., (mVt hu j,jwi whatever about
Lunvin), o(t u coai ulu to whom it is
impossible to teach this art either.
They will put on the cloaks and slouch
around before the customers in tho
most idle, lazy, listless manner imagin
able. It's a great knack to really show
otl a cloak to advantage, and it conies
by instinct, not by education. It's in
the natural post and carriage of a girl
in her step and walk and manner.
We are now short of good mod
els, and have been advertising
some days for what we want without
the desired success. Out of a dozen
girls whocomo hero after situations only
one is apt to be in any way available.
Wo don't ask a girl many questions
when sho comes here, but wo give her
a cloak to put on, ami then wo watch
her every movement. Wo can tell in a
very few minutes whether sho is the
right sort or not. Wo meastiro her
bust, of coin-so. in tho first instanco to
see if her size is regulation or noL
We tire very careful about tho char
acter of the girls we employ. It is a
fact, you know, that most of tho
"buyers" in the cloak trttdo aro women.
The cloaks are for women, and women
have a quicker and more intuitive per
ception about such matters than men.
Now. there is a lady in tho salesroom
now. looking at cloaks anil talking with
tho model. This lady is a buyer for a
big house away out in Denver. Of
course we could not for a moment tol
erate a girl in her presence whoso con
duct showed in tho slightest way that
she was not a proper companion for a
lady. Of course evident refinement of
manner and an air of good breeding is
of inestimable advantago to a cloak
model when added to an elegant and
lively oarringo. Cloak models got idl
the way from 7 to $20 a week. Thero
aro fow who get 620, though. But I
know of ono or two who got doublo
Tho cloak models do not havo par
ticularly hard hours, but I admit that
the r occunation is not an easy ono.
T, a,.0 on (h)t xmmy from 9 u. m.
till C p. in. During this timo they havo
to try 011 cloaks perhaps two hundred
times. The cloaks aro heavy, and tho
models got very tired, but they aro ox-
I 1,1. 1 1 li 1 1 Ul..l.
pected to bo as bright and sprightly bo-
fdro a customer at (5 ooloolc In tho
afternoon ns at 0 o'clock In tlio liiorn-"
ing. It is true that the models aro
busy only In the busy timo of tho trade,
which is but six or eight months a year,..
Still it is true that many models cannot
stand the work but a couplo of years,
and at the end of that time oven If.
they are still good models aro forced
by their poor health to seek other em
ployment A good model enn always
line steady employment and good
In tho wholcsalo cloak trado tho mod
els' figures have to conform to but ono
or two regulation sizes. The cloaks for
littlo children are (Itted on tho wooden
model frames. In tho retail trado less
attention is paid to the exact sizes, and
more attention is paid to tho sprightli
ness and "chic" of the model. Tho old,
experienced "buyer" knows what ho or
she wants, and is not apt to bo beguiled
by the graceful movements of any
young womtui. But tho way a cloak
looks upon a model has a great effect
upon tho retail customer. In tho retail
stores thero are "slight" models, "full
form" models, "short" and "toll" mod
els, and models representing all tho
usual variations in a woman's flguro.
In tho retail store, too, tlio model
must be something of a saleswoman.
Sho is expected to entertain tho cus
tomer, to point out the good points of
the garment under consideration, and
to help sell goods as best sho can. In
the retail stores tho customer generally
wants to try on tho cloak herself, and
in this sho is assisted by tho model.
Interview. In Now York Sun.
The llurslar In i Gentleman.
"Tho popular Idea of tho averago burg
lar ls all wrong," said a dotectlvo to a re
porter. "Ho Isn't a man with' a dark
lantern any more a rough and ready
bruto who delights la killing peoplo. Tho
burglar of today will do everything la hi
power to escape, and the taking of a
mau's life ls his last resort. I haT
known many burclars In ray time, and
thoy wero the most gentlemanly men I
ever met. Nervyf You could bet on
that, They havo to be, but they will not
take human llfo."--Chlcaco Tribune.
It has been decided that electricity k
not dutiable. Tho question came 'up
through the organizing of a company to
manufacture electricity on the Canadian
sido of Niagara fulls with the idea o
selling it to Aiuericau consumer. (