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The Heppner Gazette.
NEWS Ot THE WKEK.
Baker City scrip is Belling at 70 cents.
A project is on foot to build a railroad
to the 8even Devils mining district.
The8pencer house at Niagara Falls
was destroyed by fire Wednesday night.
TJh Burton block, a six-story structure
in Chicago, was burned Sunday night,
causing a loss of $100,000.
The prohibitionists of Michigan will
not fuBe with with the people's parry but
will run a straight ticket.
Isaac Stone was drowned in Muddy
Cvrefk' Liua C0Ul"ty, Wednesday. His
body has not been recovered.
John Morrity, a laborer of Boise City,
while working on a bridge Saturday, fell
into the river and was drowned.
Hank Cline, who has been running a
variety theatre in Tacoma, has skipped,
leaving sundry creditors in the luicn,
Madam Clemencean, American wife of
the well-known French deputy, has
been granted a divorce from her hus
band. A fire in the folding room of the cap
ital at Washington, TueBdiy, destroyed
many public documents and did $16,000
Beriot Devilliers, of Paris, was mur
dered Thursday by Hecter Jaqnes, a
sculptor. The men had quarreled over
James R. Diller, of San Diego, com
mitted suicide by shooting himself
through the head. Financial troubles
caused the act.
A skiff manned by three men, capsized
in the Missouri river at Nebraska City,
Nebraska, Saturday, and the occupants
Fire at Alto, Tex., Tuesday morning
destroyed twenty-eight buildings in the
business portion of the town, causirjg a
loss of $106,000.
Tuesday afternoon, at the Vulcan iron
works, San Francisco, while men were
moving a heavy casting, it fell, crushing
John Cronln to death.
Albert Schaefer, employed in a San
Francisco brewery, walked out of a
second story window while asleep Tues
day night and was killed.
W. H. Babcock, the grain monarch of
Eureka Flat, has 3000 acres in wheat,
and will plow over 4500 acres more. He
reportB grain looking finely.
David Butoher, a 13-year old boy of
Seattle, was drowned Saturday while
crossing a ford in a wagon. The vehicle
was overturned in deep water.
The street car line at Baker Citv is to
resume operations, and the reduction
plarjt, machine shops and foundry will
soon start np, says the Democrat.
Bert Davidson, a 9-year-old lad living
on Howell Prairie, had his skull crushed
Tuesday evening by the sweep of a atump
puller. It is thought he will survive.
A man calling himself Joseph, who
claimed to ne a newspaper man, has
been victimizing people in the vicinity
of Pe-EII, by means of forged checks.
Frank Harrington, while stealing a
ride on a freight train going into Taoorra,
was jolted off Sunday and both his leg
were cut off. He died in a Bhort time.
John Fritz, of Decatur, Ala., while
drunk, shot and killed Mrs. Thomas
Walcott, seriously wounded Mrs. Ed
Whitten, and then blew his brains out.
Assessor McPherson has completed the
census of Eugene. He finds in Eugene
and additions 1828 male residents'and
- 1680 females ; total 3,5(M, exclusive of
Frank Ingram, of Albanv, Or., who
murdered his brother last October, hat
been found guilty of murder in the
second degree, and will no to the neni-
tontuary for life.
A fire broke out in a livery stable at
Butte, Mont, Wednesday morning and
destroyed $8000 worth of property. Ben
Irby, a teamster, who was Bleeping in
me oarn, was rmineu ta death.
In Berlin Saturday quite a serious en
counte took place between unemployed
workmen and the German police. The
olhcers used their sabres freely, and
many persona were severly cut.
Monday morning. Andrew Hacker,
familiarly known as "Tony," was found
dead in a saloon at Walla Walla where
he was employed as bartender, from ex
cessive dringing and heart failure.
The Chicago Times Washington cor
respondent revives the rumor that Sec
retary Blaine has sent in his resignation,
and says the continued ill health ol
Mr. Blaine lends color to the report.
The first territorial democratic conven
tion held in Indian territory, met Satnr
day and elected delegates to the Chicago
convention. The object is to secure rec
ognition from the national democratic
Abe Hansbrough and Kick Jones were
drunk in Koseburg, Or., Thursday, and
got into a row, in which Hansbrough
was raiaiiy BtaDoea, (lying in a lew hours.
He was a brother of Senator Hansbrough,
ui norm uaicota.
Clifton Wright, of Akron, Ohio
walked into a saloon and called for a
glass of seltzer. Into this he poured
chloral hydrate and then announced he
would be dead in five minutes. He died
in about an hour.
At Walla Walla, Friday, Mrs. Latham,
a lady 65 years old, was struck by an O.
& Wj T. engine and knocked down an
embankment. She was severely injured,
but as the engine was running slowly,
she escaped death.
Ex-Street Superintendent Clinton, of
Tacoma, attempted to commit suicide
Wednesday by taking poison, but prompt
action saved him. He resigned his po
sition a short time ago, and has been
drinking heavily ever since.
William Armstrong, a jeweler of Spo
kane, while Bitting in a music store lis
tening to a piano player, took a dose of
strychinine and died in a few minutes.
He leaves a wife and two children. No
cause is assigned for the act.
Sam Oland and wife have skipped out
from Walla Walla, leaving sundry debts.
O. W. Hartness is loser to the extent of a
note be indorsed for $70, and $50 cash.
James Demaris, a farmer, loses $174.
These are the principal victims.
At Coulee City, Wash., Monday night
John Corley, a gambler, got on a spree
and amused himself by shooting reck
lessly into a building. The next morn
ing the dead body of Charles Patcoe was
found with a bullet hole in bis breast.
Four well-known citizens were sen
tenced at the term of court for Choteau
county, Mont., which closed at Great
Falls Friday, to the penitentiary, for
obtaining bounties on coyote and wolf
scalps illegally, and others are suspected
A reported rich gold strike comes from
Sparta, and the location is the Crystal
Palace mine near the old Gem mine.
The discoverers are Messrs. Tarter and
Jones, and it is said that the find rivals
In richness the now famous White Swan,
near Baker City.
Several members of a mob who hanged
a man at Darlington, Wis., last Septem
ber, have just been tried. They pleaded
.iaaanity, and Euesdaythe jury brought
in a verdict that they were insane at the
time of the lynching, and that three of
the number have not yet recovered.
The remains of a German named Nick
Tramport were found in the brush on
the Touchet river, near Dayton. He
had Bonin money in his possession when
last seen eome three weeks ago and is
believed to have been murdered. In
dications are that he was shot in the
back of the head.
While a republican caucus was in ses
sion at Ashland, Wis., Saturday night, a
fire occurred in the room. One of ihe
men threw what he supposed was a
bucket of water on the flames. It
proved to be coal oil, and an explosion
followed, by which several men were
For some weeks there has been trouble
in the family of William Thurman, of
Roi kford, Wash., from the attentions of
A. L. Kichards to Mrs. Thnrman. They
have all disappeared anil it is feared
Thurman ban been mmdered by the
woman. and Richards. A posse is now
out hunting theui.
William Thompson, aged 33, W8S run
over by a train and killed at Paeco Mon
day night. Ho had been drinking all
day, and started to go home on a special
freight train. Ab the train started he
caught at the car and swung under in
front of the wheels, lost hie hold, and the
wheels passed over his stomach.
D. W. MeDannald informs a Milton
Eagle reporter that the people of the Mud
creek neighborhood have determined to
solve the irrigation problem by construct
ing three large reservoirs, which will
hold in the aggregate upwards of twenty
millions ol gallons ol water. Work will
be commenced in about one wcol,
pushed to a rapid completion.
The finances of San Antonio, Texas
ate in a critical condition. For the first
time in her history, the city was Satur
day unable to pay an;' of her employes
their salary for the past month. The
8an Antonio National bank has refused
t3 honor any more city requisitions as
the city already owes tlie bank $300,000.
A singular casualty attended the sui
cide of an artilleryman in ttie barracks at
Vienna, Saturday. A man Bhot himself
with a ritle. The fatal bullet, after pass
ing through the Buicide's breast, plowed
through the head of a second soldier,
killing him, and then imbedded itself in
the arm of a third soldier, inflicting a
A rich find in gravel diggings has been
made at Auburn, Baker county, Oregon.
Che lucky discoverers are the Murray
Urns, and a Mr. Grant. They sunk a
shaft in Old French gulch at a depth of
eighty feet after breaking through what
was Bupposed to be a heavy deposit of
gravel which prospects wonderfully rich
in gold. The finders intend operating
their claims quite extensively.
Deputy Sheriff Dilley, of North Yak
ima, Wash., while giving the prisoners
in jail their supper Sunday niuht. was
sat upon by two of th&ra and was badly
beaten betore he could get hie revolver
out. One of them had a slungshot and
struck him across the head several
times. Dilley tired one shot without
hitting anybody, and then succeeded in
driving the prisoners into their cells.
THK NKW ELECTION LAW.
A Few 1
nlnU That Might Prove of lute-r
ent to Vote.
Notices of election shall be posted
within 30 days after January term of
In case judges of election are absent,
voters may choose judgee. If clerks
appointed are not present, the judges
select clerks. Polls will be open ut 8 a.
m. and close at 6 p. in., though judges
! place," but a residence for persons of
j HNition but of limited means. From I
mis met me palace was Known aM "The
I Quality Poor House."
I One verv hot Sunday a vouni! ladv. not
a resident of tho palace, biit living in the
vicinity, fainted in the chapel during ser
vice. Sir Horace Seymour, a widower, a
Wate-loo hero, of commanding presence
and strikingly good looks, raised the
prostrate lady in his arms, carried her to
his apartments, deposited her on a sofa
PAltW mUCB AND (.AKIIKN.
bi:et St OAK.
From the Arid Region: Theie has
been sufficient interest aroused in beet
sugar to set people talking, and the fall
of 18H2 will find at least one factory
established in Colorado. The farmers
are interested in this, liecauso thousands i cleaned
oi u.ms oi users must, e assured in or
der to make a factory successful. Kstab-
usneu lactones preier to contract lor a
relieved distress. He had the art of dis.
posing of bis time in such a wav that he
never went wrong, except when set
a going by persons who did not know his
key, and even then was easily sot right
again. He departed this life 'November
17, 1811, wound up iu the hope of being
iud in imuu y ins maxer. ttiorouch v
regulated, and repaired and set
agoing in the world to come.'
From (he New York Ledger.
On March 22, 1775, Bnrke delivered a
powerful and eloquent speech in behalf
if ttie Americans, wherein he handled
the policy of the government rather se
verely, nor had he spared tho king.
Upon taking his seat on this occasion
one of his majesty's ministers of finance
arose to take him to task for having cast
contempt upon the king. Burke listened
until tho gentleman had concluded, and
then, addressing the speaker in a very
quiet and subdued manner, as though
the opposition he had called up was of
but slight consequence, he Baid : , "Sir,
the honorable gentleman has exhibited
much ardor, though but very little dis
crimination. He should know that
however much I may reverence the king,
I am not at all inclined to extend that
reverence to his ministers. I may honor
his majesty, but, sir, I can see no possible
reason for honoring his majesty's man
servant, his maid-servant, nor his ox (a
peculiar glance at his opponent) nor his
he place where a married man's fain
ily resides, and the place where a single
man sleeps shall be considered his resi
dence. In coiporated cities no one is allowed
to loiter within fifty feet of the polls, ex
cept peace officers and challengers, and
only ten persons may approach to vote
at one time. Judges of election may
have power of justice of peace, and may
inflict a fine of $50 or imprisonment for
26 days, for any violation of election law,
or disorder at polls. They may appoint
special constables in absence of regularly
appointed peace officers.
Within an hour alter polls close count
ing shall begin. Only white ballots,
furnished according to law, shall be
Certificates of nomination, signed by
the secretary and chairman of the con
vention, are necessary, and for state offi
cers must be tiled with secretary of state
not less than 45 days before election, and
,;,! ! for district, county and precinct officers'
ii uiiuui.cn uiunb no men Willi couuiy
clerk 30 days before election. Candi
dates must tile acceptance of nomination
for state otlices with secretary of state 30
days before election, and for county nom
inations 15 days before election, if at all,
in writing, with county clerk.
The county clerk shall cause ballots to
ne printed, as prescribed by law, entitled
'Official Ballot," and no others shall be
used, circulated and cast. There shall
be four ballots printed fur every vote cast
at a proceeding election on whito paper,
and a like number of ballots on colored
paper, for samples, and not to no voted
or counted if voted. When a vacancy
occurs, by death or withdrawal, after
tickets are printed, notices Bhall be
posted at polling place, and in all cases
blank lines are left on ballots so voters
can vote for whom they please, whether
or not tno nominees ot any party,
Not less than live days before election,
the sheriff shall deliver ballots to elec
tion precincts, prepare election booths
and appoint deputies to take charge of
election in eacn precinct.
Three booths where voters can make
out their tickets in secrecy shall Le pre
pared, though in a position that judges
can see that only ouo man is allowed in a
booth at one time. Those who cannot
read or write can have the assistance of
two of the judges. The mimes on the
ticket not voted for must be scratched
out with an indellible pencil, vhich is
left on the table in the bo th. and the
tickets are folded so that the judges can
not see how the voter voted.
The clerk of election hands out the
tickets to be voted, tearing on" one stub
on which he writes a voter. The voter
retires to a booth and prepares his ticket,
anu on presenting it, tne remaining Btub
is torn off before the ticket is deposited
in tlie box.
For all violations of the law, any disor
derly conduct, obstructing polls, illegal
voting, intimidation, etc., the law pro
vides vigorous fines and penalties.
Cut this out and post it up for reference.
I'l'ettli Air for Children.
From the Ladles Home Journal.
An ailing child should be kept in a
pure atmosphere and have fresh air to
breathe. Ihe temperature of a nursery
should never fall below sixty-eight de
grees, and in illness be kept at from
sixty-eight to seventy degrees. Fresh
air must be admitted and enough artifi
cial heat supplied to keep the tempera
ture uniform. Of course, in exlremelv
cold weather the window must be closed
and the room aired when the child is
aBleop. At this timo it can be covered
from head to foot with a blanket, the
face protected, and the window opened
for a few minutes. The extra covering
must be left on until the thermometer
again registers sixty-eisht decrees. In
ordinarily mild weather the window may
ue lowered irom me top auont two
inches and a strip of flannel tacked over
the opening to prevent a draught. If
the window does not open at. the top a
strip of board two inches wide and
exactly fitting the window frame can be
put under the lower sash. The child
should be kept away from the window
The KilVctlveuess ol Modern tiuus.
The prominence riven to a lectura hu
the German doctor, Dr. Billroth, on the
woiinuea in war, has induced Mr. Archi
bald Forbes to write on the subject. Dr.
Billroth estimates that the casualties at
vveissenberg and Worth during the
Franco-German war, 80 per cent of all
the wounded were caused by rifles, about
15 per cent by the large gunH, and not
quite 5 per cent by the lance and sword.
Mr. Forbes, however, says that the sta
tistics for the whole of the war ou the
German side prove that over 90 per cent
were due to rille fire, about 9 ner cent to
artillery, and about 1 per cent to cold
Tlie sinallness to the mortality from
the French artillery is explained by the
fact that their artillery was notoriouslv
badly served. Dr. Bilroth believes that
the future will see a still greater propor
tion of deaths resulting from rifle fire
than from shell. Mr. Furbes points out
mac, in aoing so, no account has been
taken of the probable use of highly de
structive explosives in the shells of the
A Colli Itoom.
From the Chicago Post.
"You know that our Mr. Rector here
the best hotel clerk in the business
once owned a hotel in Denver. Well,
one fall they were putting an addition to
the house, and before they got the
heating apparatus in order a cold snap
came. Rector did the beBt he could to
warm me piace np, out a genial man
ner won't take the nlace of steam heat
and the guests began to kick. One man
came down, blue and shivering, and
" 'See here, Rector, I'll have to have
some other room . I'd freeze to death up
there in another hour.'
' 'Cold, is it? said Rector, as thonch
he didn't know there was a room in the
house cooler than summer heat.
" 'Cold, I should say so,' said the
man. 'Why, all the room needs to
make it a first-class cold storage ware
house and ice-honse is a little sawdust on
the floor.' "
One Way to Unit the diatom Laws.
From 1 lie Philadelphia Record.
An Englishman who holds a clerk
ship in one of the prominent shipping
houses of this city has for years imported
his clothes from London, yet has never
paid any duty and never smuggled them
in. At least he never smuggled them in
the usual way adopted by those who
don't see the point of paying Uncle
Samuel for the privilege of wearing
His plan is a simple one, but it is nol
likely to he followed by many imitators.
ne nan a lriend on the other side who is
a tailor, and he mails as a samnlo of
cloth one leg of a pair of troursers, half
oi a waistcoat, tne s eeve ot a coat or
half the back, and the parcel is marked
"sample," and comes wrapped in thick
brown paper, open at one end. Some
times it takes a month or six weeks for a
full suit to arrive, part coming via Now
York and occasionally a part ny Boston.
The parts are then sewed together by a
tailor here and the suit is complete.
Only once in six years haH a parcel
been lost in transit, and it was half the
back of a coat made of a peculiar shade
of blue cloth which the English clerk
could not match. He had the rest dyed
black and got Btillicient black from a
local dealer to finish the garment.
Iiifferflotl Kuloglze Tom Paine.
From the New York Hun,
"Tom Paine delved down to the fonn-
dation of the religion of the churches and
found nothing, loin Paine was not miicli
of an infidel, as infidels go nowadays.
If he were alive tonight I lielieve he
would cut me dead. I believe if he were
alive tonight he would paBS me by and go
over ro tne conservative wing ot the I ni
tarians." Then Mr. IngerKoll became impressive
Slowly advancing to the edge of the stage
and shaking his finger at the audience.
he said :
"Ladies and gentlemen, I cannot har
monize (rod and Siberia. All that
Thomas Paine tried to do was to make
this world fit to live in. I would do
nothing by word or in any way to take
from the sky tlie smallest "hope that ever
shed a ray of light in the human heart
Nothing would give me greater delight
than to know that for every sorrow suf
fered here there will be a joy somewhere.
Nothing would give me greater delight
than to know that every tear we Bhed
will become prismatic on the brow nf
death. If there be such a world, in its
ebining streets or winding streams of lov
you will never meet a grander sou! than
once inhabited the clay of Thomas Paine.
And yet tho chinches have lain like a
coiled viper on the grave of ThomaB
Paine since lKufi." I
days a young lady, each timo a different
one, tainted ; anil ou each occasion the
same gallant knight performed the same
kind ollico for the sufferer and then re
turned to his post."
On the last of these three fainting Sun
days Lady Seymour, the aunt of Sir Hor
ace, said to the chaplain after service, "I
say, Mr. Young, this fashion of fainting
will degenerate into an epidemic if it is
not put a stop to. w Kb your permissien
I will allix before next Sunday this notice
in the cloister, at the door of enl ranee:
"Notice! Whereas, a tendency to
faint is becoming a prevalent infirmity
among young ladies frequenting this
chapel, notice is hereby given that, for
tho future, ladies so affected will not
be carried out by Sir Horace Seymour,
but. by Branscombe, the dust man."
This warning produced the desired ef
fect, and the plague of fainting beauties
in u Philadelphia i.iun ii-i:, leu,.
From the Philadelphia Record.
There is a small lunch-room not far
from tho postollice where the midday
trade is exceptionally brisk and the
counters around the sides of the estab
l.shinent are for an houror more crowded
with customers, seated upon stools, while
they make valiant efforts to break the
lunch eating speed records. The room
is not mure than twenty feet square, and
nil the hot dishes come up from the base
ment, where the one cook employed is
located. There are three attendants to
wait on the customers. and they bawl out
their orders loud enough to be heard sev
eral blocks away. A customer will re
mark, "three fried an' a glass of milk,"
and the waiter will reply "thres fried
one milk." The cook is supposed to
heat and make note of the oyster end of
the order, and another waiter, six feet
away, who is in attendance on the milk
can, jeplies' "One milk right."
Yesterday all three of the waiters re
ceived several orders in quick succession,
and poured iuto tho basement a broad
side of vocal bombshells.
"Noodle soup; buckwheats; polpiefoi
two; Irish slew; liamane.ggs !"
At this point a very red-faced man
stuck his head through the trap-door and
said : "Say, you'ee people, I'm no short
hand sharp; I'm cook, see? You'se kin
let them orders come slower, or you'se
kin send me down a private secretary.
You hear me?" and he disappeared he
low with a gtunt of indignation.
I can bear it no longer this diabolical
invention of gentility which kills natural
kindness and honest friendship. Rank
and precedence, forsooth ! The table of
ranks and degrees is a lie and hIiouM be
flung into the fire. Organize rank and
precedence 1 That was well for the mas
ters of ceremonies of former ages. Come
forward some great marshal, and organ
ize equality in society and vour rod shall
swallow up all the juggling old court
sticks. Jf this is not iwsnel truth if the
world docs not lend to this, if hereditary
man worship is not a liumbti" and an
idolatry let us have the Stuarts back
again and crop a tree press' ears in the
Pillory.' 1 loath haul ton InteHiimniw. 1
believe such words as fashionable, exclu
sive, aristocratic, anil the I ke to he
wirkei, unchriotian epithets that oiiffht
to be banished from honest vocabularies.
A court system that sends men of rcnins
to the second table I hold to be a snob
bish society. You who desnise vour
neighbors are a snob ; vou who foruet
your friends meanly to follow after those
of a higher degree are a snob ; yon who
aro ashamed of your poverty and blush
for your calling area snob; as are also
you wl io boast of your pedigree or are
proud of your wealth.
mg to me care wnicn tne tanners give
to the crop in cultivation. In effect it
Will Iiav llHmlnOlll('!v to lirodiioR o.
cellent results, and, as the farmers in
Montana, lliilililts aml Haliim.
Z Went 111) the Hut Do.
snake yesterday to examine his bear
traps, and on returning saw atrmulin
the snow some distance from him what
he took to be a deer. As the open season
in'.- i , , . . . 1" .
arid regions are the peers of any in the ! u' .Th ", x!'. nd not wishing to
tne animal Honnder its
oi tne drift; on second thought
he decided to capture, if he
could, tho thing alive. Tightening his
belt, grasping his pole with a firmer grip
and directing his hounds to circle, he
sped over the snow on his snow Bhoes;
his dogs closed in and tho struggling
creatine was captured. It wasn't a deer
but a jack rabit, the largest ever cap
tured in Montana. Its ears are as long
as those of a young burro, and its skin
will be sufficiently large to wrap
a Missoula baby in, and Missoula
babies, as all know, are the largest and
finest in the State. The quarry was
placed on a wood sled, hauled to town
and placed on exhibition at the Capitol
on Front Street, where it attracts much
attention from its enormous size. It will
weigh forty-two pounds dressedif the
shot with which it is stuffed are not removed.
There is Nothing New Cutler the Ron
Truth I Kternal,
rrora Harper's Weekly.
Emerson says that "Pluto has made
havoc with our originality." Hut before
Plato taught, Solomon declared : "There
is nothing new ui.der the sun !"
Now he-e is an array to daunt the
boldest. Who dare speak when such
authorities declare it useless? If every
thing has been said, what is there left to
world in intelligence, it is only to be ex-,
pecteu mat tney will liirnisln some
n.nimifieent crop figures.
The results in Nebraska shows that
beets can be grown and harvested at a
coRt of $13 75 per aero. It costs there $1
per ton to haul to the factory. If the
yield is twelve- totiB per acre, the total
cost is $25.75. It these beets yield four
teen per cent of sugar, tlie farmer re
ceives 12 for his twelve tons, a profit of
$16 25 per acre. If the yield reaches
fifteen tons, the net profits are $23.75
per acre. One Nebraska farmer on an
acre and a half raised u crop which
netted him $81.34, or $52.22 per aero.
What root crop will pay better, with in
At Anheim, Cal., a co-operative beet
Biigur rolinery has been organized. The
farmers who took part in it contracted to
furnish beets from 2,500 aerps, with a
prospect of increasing this amount soon
to 3,000 acres.
Beet pulp, after the sugar is extracted,
is excellent feed for cattle. Tlie beef is
as juicy and tender as any stall-fed, and
is in demand at San Diego, Cal. At
Watsonville, thousands of tons of pulp
have been bought by one firm, who
ship it to Oilroy, wheie they fatten (heir
cattle. They consider it, tlie best feed
they can get. This will be of interest
at Fort t'ollins and other places where
beet sugar works aro contemplated. It
will rival corn-fed beef, it may add an
other industry to those now comim; to
Olio Mn'i Point of View,
From the New York Keeorder.
Why, oh why, will women, nice, neat,
cleanly women, persist in following bo
unn ice, unneat and uncleanly u fashion
as the present one of wearing a trailing
skirt on the street ? Walking behind
one nf thorn is almost as unpleasant as
walking in the wnke of one of our .' street
Their gathering in of refuse would be
bad enough were they always of plain,
heavy cloth, with tho possibility of be-
in oriiMieu out, anil cleaned, but when
those skirts arc trimmed with a bund nf
fur, which poon becomes like unto an
over used whisk broom, then, indeed, is
a combination achieved, the powers of
wuicn as a inn accumulator are un-equaled.
Ol coins 9, a man doesn't know much
about these things, but I can't help
thinking that if the averaue man went.
about witli aB much dirt on his clothes as
the average woman in a fashionable
street gown carries about with her, he
would beneroimted a verv dirtv fellow
ui iv viti uiri.iMi's un r.
A rescript ion of the Ameiit uu (llil Who
Cltared the KugllRhmairii Heurt.
From tho lllmtrntprt American
Very natural, indeed, is the curiosity
aroused and now centering about the
young American woman lately wooed
and won by the youthful and wonderful
short-story writer. "Is she beautiful,
gifted or great ?" "By what particular
charm was Kipling attracted to the
daughter of a nation he chooses alwavs
to criticize so severely?" These are
some of the interested queries of those
who admire the novelist and are so un
fortunate as never to have met the lady
now his wife.
"Well, I would not call her exactly
beautiful, and I have never heard that
she possessed any serious talcntB."
volunteers a woman who at one time en
joyed at least the pleasure of an acquain
tance with Mrs. Kipling, "but I quite
understand the attraction she had for
Mr. Kiplinsr, for when 1 met boras Miss
Balestier, I own to having felt no email
degree of interest iu her. She is tall,
very Blonder wonderfully so ami a
pronounced brunette. Her long,
dark hair is combed striiigbt
back fiom a handsome forehead
and smoothly banded about an exceed
ingly well-shaped head. Her eyes are
superb, large, dark and lustrous, with
intelligent fires of expression that never
fail to charm and interest thoso she
intets. Perhaps it is her slender height,
dark coloring and great eyes that com
mand one's attention always when meet
ing or seeing her, for those who have
only caught a glimpse of, or bad the
privilege of an introduction to this young
woman never fail to be doeply impressed
"Though a room be filled with women
of fur more boauty and apparent charm,
she, on entering quietly, instantly ex
cites attention and holds for every one
present a curious, half magnetic attrac
tion, potent and inexplicable. One seems
at first to feel rather than see or hear her
Judge Wfttem'a Pollticnl Philosophy.
From the Detroit Free Press.
When a defeated candidal
bauds with a sucsesful one, tain't no sine
no i" i cussin to nimsett.
Pohtiklo parties air like boys a good
uiiasiim now ami men is pawertul im
the man who gila an ollis without
tiustnn' lor it is a naxulent.
'loo mulch money in politiks makes
Bin nmeii oau.
It's agin a statesman to dress np
A congressman don't ack miclieral
with too much edication,
Politikle campanes is lit mosdv on the
Wimmin in poli'iks air like lienn in
It's mighty hard nowaday to say hat
is the acchual paladium of liberties.
An i:xpected Answer.
Tho number of clubs in Boston was
unfortunately chosen na a subject for an
attempted witticism by a man who poses
as a sort of modern Sidney Smith, and
he propounded to a man from Baltimore
the conundrum : "Whv in Boston like a
Koman fasces?" The answer which he
himself designed for the nucstion wna t.lm
somewhat far-fetched one that it was "a
Dtinille ot elulis," and irrent was his dis
gust when Ihe Ballimorean, who found
things here too slow for his rather rapid
taBteB, answered with cheerful alacrity:
"Oh, that is easy. It is because Huston'
Is such a bundle of sticks!" The answer
was hardly iiiir, but it was certainly fun
nier than the one intended.
lunlel v liieluiled.
llenvenuto Cellini hud just finished a
beautiful hanap when Lucietia liorgia
entered his studio. This gentle lady
admired the work in silver, but failed to
grasp the meaning of the design.
"The design appears to me to illustrate
eome biblical episode," said slie.
"It, docs," returned Cellini: "Daniel
in the lion's den ia the subject."
"Ah ! hut I see only Ihe lions."
"Undoubtedly, however, you notice a
slight dislention of tho lions' bodies?"
"Weii, that's Daniel."
India Itulilier Pavement.
A German engineer has paved a bridge
with India rubber, and the result has
been so satisfactory that it is to be ap
plied on a larger Eeale. If is found to be
more durable than asphalt and not so
slippery. "Asiction of roadway," says
the Railway Review, "under tho gate
Early in the woild's history rneu dis
covered a few great truths. And they
found out that mankind being always
and everywhere the, same, there would
be no more to discover. Ami u-1
decided to" let 1 'rll".1B hJ heen preached and eungand
is wav oiiti.K"1 a.wlll'e. the listeners, who could
i . . not lln,fi.,alun.l H. ..-2 i .
-- .. ,- umiu, got ureu anil
timed, as the Athenians did, to hear and
to tell some new thing. Yet the Atheni
ans never heard or told a new truth. It
was all as old as the foundations of the
The few who have declared these
truths in words which catinot die have
at tlie same time declared them old.
their names Btand out like great towers
in the land. We who listen and under
stand and long to grasp them, concede
that the words or wisdom have all been
spoken, that tbe sage of to-day can tell
us nothing more, and that the last living
philosopher can but give his testimony
to what has been already said, "l'here
is one truth," they all cry. "But origin
ality It died long before the wisest man
To each mind that strives to see
clearly, truth although ever the same
truth, presents itself in original forms,
and in endless combination. It is new
to whoever perceives it newly. As the
morning, which is alwavs breaking since
the first morning broke, seems dewy and
glittering, and freshly descended from
heaven to just opened eves, so to the
mind awakened to perceive truth it conies
as strong and pure as ever it came to the
first mind that gladlv opened to receive
it. Nature is not old. She is forever
new. Truth is not old. It is boru to
day in every young heart. To find an
original thought would be a vain hope
indeed. Yet the words of the weakeBt
need not be silenced for that reason,
tor, with sages and philosophers, they
may bear witness in whatever way is
given them to testify. Only expression
can be new. The truth itself is eternal.
iresenec, although by her simple, irrace
un nun uuiut-iy cuiiipuHcu uiuiiucr bii is i0.i:.w. , , i i . i , , ;
evidently quite unconscious of the !f. 1 . departure plalform of the
strange quality she possesses for
Bold B.ilihery at Jiorlh Podr.
A few evening? ago, while II . Roth
child, a merchant of North Powder, was
quietly conversing in the store with Mr.
liarr, the school teacher, two masked
men entered the store and demanded all
the available coin on hand. Mr. Uarr.
who objected to the proceeding, was sud
denly silenced by a blow Irom a revolver
in the hands of one of the robbers, ren
dering him unconBcicus and nut nf the
right. lliey then compelled Mr. itoth-
child to Ofien the safe and helped them
selves to $ii, ail the money in eight.
Fortunately, a large draft had been paid
that day. Some $200 on the person of the
proprietor was not molested. Mr. Itntb.
child was then marched at the muzzle of
Prayers, rrPKi'liliiK mid I'oker.
Through the courtesy of Wat raits t
Bannigan, of tho Denver exchange, ihe
games in the clubroom were stopped last
night to allow a minister of the goHpcl to
address a crowd which had gathered to
hear him. Tho sight was most curious
a crowd of Biich men as are fuund only
in a Colorado mining camp, listening
with close attention to prayers to the
throne of grace, meanwhile clinking to
gether in their palms the rod and white
chins left over in their interrupted game.
When the minister had finished the
keno table, which had done duty as a
pulpit, was again surrounded by the
players, and "Keno!" "Oh!" and the
rest of the players' exclamations con
trasted with the monotonous voice of the
roulette man, crying, "Twenty-one black,
high, nobody there!" and then the chips
rattled into his box.
both men and women. This subtle,
forceful charm, I have no doubt.
was keenly felt, and appreciated by so
sensitive a mind as Kipling's, and must
have augmented his admiration (or a
woman of her line character and in
telligence. Miss Balestier was always
deeply interested in and enthusiastic
over Kipling's literary achievements,
her brother's connection with the Eng
lish author brought them together, and
from their friends I hear it in a most
suitable and happy marriage."
From the St. Louis Itepiihllc.
There is in St. Louis a firm of rope
makers and dealers, doing business on
North Main street, that has a m,I lin.
that it does not advertise, ft is the
manufacture and preparation of hang
man's ropes. The fir in sells as many as
Interim In the PreHldiiney.
From Ante! lean Notes and Uuerles.
According to tho official announcement
Gen. William Henry Harrison died al
the White If juee, or presidential man
sion, in Washington, on Sunday, the lth
day of April, A. D. 1811, at three min
utes past one in the morning.
The Vice-President was at this lime in
WillianiBburg, Va. An ofliciul letter in
forming him of tbe president's decease
raving been dispatched at the earliest
possible moment, it was expected that,
with the utmost endeavor, he might
reach Washington by Wednesday or
Thursday of the same week. But, much
to the satisfaction of all concerned, he
arrived ut the scat of government at 5
o'clock ou Tuesday morning, April 6.
Having taken a lew bouts ol repose,
Mr. Tyler met the membera of the cab
inet at 12 o'clock. Shortly after the
oath of office was administered to him,
the ceremony of the inauguration being
entirely private, as congress was not at
this time in session. Thus occurred an
interim of two days and a teiv hours in
the Hailed States presidency.
It was the first time in the history of
our government that the vice prcsidem
was called upon to assume the presi
A KeiiHirky Word. j
In a conversation with a gentleman !
from the mountains of Eastern Kentucky ;
the Bourbon News caught on to a new I
word, one not in Webster's latest edition. I
It is the word "urn." When a man I
speaks of his wife to a Ihiid peibon he
St. Pancras terminus, London, has for
some years past neen paved with India
rubber, and many people must have
oeen pleasantly surpmed at tho deaden
ing of sound when passing over it on
wheels, and ut tbe gntful elasticity to
the tread when traversing it on foot."
How to Take Cod Llier Oil.
From the New York 'l imes
"You don't look happy," said one wo
man meeting another recently.
"I'm not. Life is a burden," was the
prompt reply. "I'm taking cod liver
oil three times n day. it's vile tasto is
never absent from me, tbe honors of the
dose past, aro not forgotten before the
dread of the doso future is upon me."
Tho unhappy condition thus lugu
briously recited might, have been much
mitigated by takimr the nhicclinnahln
medicine in t iinnto catsup, or by eating
a im, oi iresn orange peel lielore and
after the dose.
Tlie Point Well Tilke
from Hie flileiuo Trflinue.
Playwright Your tragedy
to a very impressive climax.
of the p!nv is one of the most singularly
gifted mid altogether remarkable i-lmrne.
teis I lutve met with in the whole range
of 1 r 1 1 1 1 1 : 1 1 i i literature.
Author, highly dclighted-I tried to
make him an exceptional stage hero.
Playwright You have succeeded. He
is the only mun I ever read of who was
capable of hissing the words ' foiled
again!" between his set teeth.
A Klver or itiml Ink.
In Algeria there ia a small river which
is really and truly writing ink.
Two streams one strongly impreg
nated with iron, the other, (lowing
through the peat moss, contains a oln.
tion of gallic acid, and when they unite
they form the river of ink.
Unfortunately, the river is running to
waste, because the imtives do not write,
and can't diink it.
The Deadly dollar llulton.
Sew a plain pearl button on the buck
of your shirt and lie happy. At anv rate
HIIUSKS NOT NlCKIIttll.
A lloslon nan tla Invented a Novel Thing
In tlie llngK)' Mne.
From tlie Boston Ulobr.
There will soon be exhibited in the
streets of Boston an electric carriage
which is decidedly novel and useful.
The vehicle, which is illustrated here
with, is a Uriel on nroduetinn. K. IV
Chaplin is the inventor nf the motor, and
nr. urazio Liiim is the inventor nl
the unique Htorage cells which furnsh the
power. The motor is mounted ceW rally on
the front axle, with tho armature ntmv
and parallel wilii the axle; on each end
of the armature shaft is a crank disk
from which extends to connecting rods
to clutches below the axle, these clutches
being mounted upon short shafts, ar
ranged to revolve beneath the axle, with
pinionB mounted upon the outer end and
set to mesh into gears mounted upon the
ntios ui uie wneeis.
The motor is oi a closed-field type,
working at 1100 revolutions per minute.
with a potentiality ot forty volts. Upon
level grade a speed of from ten to fifteen
miles an hour can be accomplished. The
eteeriug apparatus and brake are ingen
ious and readily operate bv the person in
charge of the vehicle. 'Relying upon
these auxiliary attachments, the steeliest
hills may be climbed. The vehicle can
not go backward unless so directed.
Should the motor fail to act, a connection
break, or an accident of any kind occur,
tho carriage will stop and this irreapeo
tive ot the brake.
Incidentally it may be mentioned that
the storage cells with which the carriage
is fitted will also furnish light and heat,
if requisite, at but slight increase in cost
Taken as a whole, Ihe combination is
decidedly in the line of progress. A
careful investigation and test disclose na
defects that cannot be easily remedied.
For the transportation of naBsenirers nn.t
boggage over roulcs where travel is in
sufficient to jiiBtify the laying of raila,
or over bill v or otherwise difficult rna,t
coaches could thus lie run with snccess.
He Couldn't ICeinemhei-.
From tlie Detroit Free Press.
He came home last night a bit tired
from a busy day's work and his wife
waited until ho had got oil' his overcoat
and sat down.
"Did you get that piece of silk I asked
yon to bring up tonight?" she inquired,
steing that he had not laid it before her
"Yes, dear, left It out there in the
"Did you get the pins?"
1 es, dear."
"And Ihe ribbon?"
"And Bobbie's shoes?"
"And a wisp broom?"
"And a wick for the kitchen lamp'"'
"And some matches?"
"Yhb; they are with tho other bundles"
"And did you see the man about the
I told vou
alls her "uni." Or when :i wife speaks i there is no torture undera coat collar tbui
of her husband she calls him "uni." ! is harder to bear than a collar button nn.
For instance, " 'Vm' is going to Saylers-1 der a winter overcoat's extra weight
ville tomorrow," or "'L'tu' shot a bear digging iu the very zenith and fiinnybone
county, in., had a man to
a pistol to the suburbs of the town and ; rope that be thought would aniwar th
purpose. Ihe tying of the knot he
Fill IVfti-a lli.l ,,l Or.l.p ' .. . '. " ilium UllllCIUl
rue ere lint ol Order. matter than lit. mir,.l ...i 1..
From ihe Youths Companion. tn tt I ,,; , l"?" .1 ,
i,i ,.-. . j 55? "uis to have the noose made.
( i am gum yj inim support nip, atr. I ine roapmaker charged him $2.5 ) for
tuning vxui.uiuB, i inn ine Knot.
Vffalerilav " '! Iim u-nrd is Ui4wl to liuvo ! ftf 1'Oop utitriul .r.liim
loooiinese ropes annua v. I lie in minmix Hi ivnnini i.nn w in k r : it 1 111111 i,, i.,. ii,. .;,, . .i:. i .i '
of the rope with the noose ready for use j KXI years auo, who were too diffident to i collar stud and sew on a button
is$. 1 he roaps are handmade and of use the phrase "mv wife" or "mv litis-1
hemp, and one of the employes of the band." While at the table, before j '1 he More the Merrier,
firm North St. Louis rope-walk ties the strangers, the husband, who desired his MarieSo you are enga"cd to Charlie
knot. A few weeks eince the sheriff nf I wife in onus tl.n bread or aorubnin if:bter '
would attract tlie attention of Ins wife by Claire (care ess v) Yes.
wearing histnroat, ahem," oonuui,
and finally degenerating the phrase to
"urn." which was tbe final understand
ing when each was addressed.
"Isn't he the fourth Charlie to whom
you are engaged ?"
"I lielieve so."
"Oood gracious, Claire, how
ever tell them apart?"
'."the heroine oi
whenever there is an eligible gentleman
near into whose arms she may fall.
That for a certain class of women tbe
dramatist "holds the mirror up Jto
nature" is here apparent by a story of
"fainting beauties," told in the memo
ries of the Kev. Julian Youne. sub-
From tbe Btizleton Sen.lnel.
A Kentucky man wrote his will on the
head of a whisky barrel and it was held j chaplain of Hampton Court Palace!
to be valid. The palace was not only a "idinw ! be one to me, years ago."
A Welsh Upltaph.
t rorn the Jeweler'M Circular.
The following epitaph is reproduced
"'.".""" i from a tombstone in the cemetery iu
A 1-riiiu U. r i tn.. t ii . i. 1 1. i. i i ' . i ,.. i .
,,, , ,, ., , Liiwauiiwiwiu: jiere nes in a nonzon-; erny viuieroon is Fecretlv
i Shall ITO rildlt home to r.,-,ll.A :ta ,uiii,n ll.a iiici.lu .. i.llluir,n ' v:., VI...1.1..1
H. ... , "'""I, -Jl, Vl "n,vVI UI ..tll . I ' II H "IIIIWIJ,
llHttAn llll.lll I.' I Ii .1 , I I . .1
ii ii i yuu KiMing mrs. 1 uuueigu, watcnmaKer, whose anilines
llabberton-Browae in the conservatory." in that line were au honor to his profes
i, .', was on y a sisterly kiss, my dear." sion. Integrity was the mainspring and
She is not your srter." prudence tbe regulator of all the actions
" uo ' i". sue promised to 1 01 tin hie. Humane, honest, Industrious,
I his hands never stopped until they had It's a dead secret.
A Woman's Way.
Lucy I'M tell you the news! Weth-
MamieHow do von know?
Lucy Well, Nina told Florence, Flor
ence toid Margery, Margery told Sadie,
Sadie told Georgie and Georgia told me.
ow ue sure ami don't te anvhodv.
"Yes; it will bo up Monday."
"And the man to fix tbe grate in the
dining room ?"
"Yes; he's coming as soon sh lie can."
"Did you Bee Mrs. Smith about the
eewing society meeting?"
"She said she'd coino."
And and, oh, yes, did you
now suovei ror tne xicnun stove?
"N- n no," he hesitated, "I
'Good gracious!" she
"What did you do that for?
we needed that shovel, and
about it the verv lirHt thint:
went down town tins morning. I do
think you men are the most forgetful and
carelessos creatures that ever lived."
And she Hopped out to see about supper.
j "1 do not know," she said in answer to
his proposal. "I do not know what to
say. "If I could be sure you cared for
"Care for you? I would die for you.
Nay 1 will do more, for living is nothing
After our marriage I will always, let vou
have the last wunl."
"Pshaw!" she exclaimed, turning
away fmm him in anger, "that's nothing,
I would l.iive that anyway."
A Pulled Widower.
.Jones I want to ask you a question
Smith All right. Ask away.
Jones I'm thinking of getting married
again. Now you have lieen married
three tunes; tell me which wife vou
liked the most.
Smith You bite ihree, sour applet!
one after auother, and then tell me which,
is tho sweetest.
Keeping Tkeiu Out or the Soup,..
From the Fraukllu, Fa., News,
The other day the Meadville Tribune
won a suit in which it was defendant iu
a claim of $100,000 for libel, and on the
same day received a gl.'t of two bushels
of apples. Seems us if some fellows'
platters aie alwavs np when it rains por