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OUKGON CITY, OREGON, THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 1887.
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TEHMS 01' ADVF.UTISINU.
Transient advertisement., Including all
leirtil nolirea, per aquar uf twelve line..
(me wek i ill
For each iitittint Insertion 1 in
tlun column, oii ytwr .... . p.fl on
Half a rolniiin, one year . .mill
U'larlertiulumii, mm ver 40 on
Uuaiuuaa card, unit year W Ml
HA WIST Cllt:Hi:il. -Hv, S. P. Imvla.
, A tor. M.irnliiK Mirvlce ; St'iUtlli
, actioul 12:'f; tvenluiiaervir-e7:.'ki o'clock,
KuiiUr prayer uii'i'lliiK Wednesday
rKwiliiK. Motillily rovi-nanl iiiei-tlntf
Saturday huforn flrl Sunday In cicli
( inoutli al 1 o'clnrk CM. A cordial ti -vllalliiu
oxtttiidcil In all. ,
ST. JOHN'S CllUIUli" CATIIOl.tc.
lii'V, Jaa, lUuw, paator. On Sunday
inoriiltitf IiIkIi inaaaat 111. .III. I lrl Nun
day nt each iiinuih low uiaaa a1 N ti'eltsk
A. M. Ha end Suiidav of tiaeh iiioiiiIi,
(iurtiiuii at-riinm. Hiiintny aeliool ui
K:'Hl o'tdock P, M. Vesper and Bene
dli tlun at 7 u'clu. k 1', At.
rmsr i'oN(iitKciATiux,i, nintni.
,Kav. ti. A. It ckwnud, ial"r. Ser
vice at IU,:W A. M and i.m) P. M.
Sunday arliuol afier tiioriiluir service..
Prayer meeting Wtidneaday evening al
7.IW oVIm-k. I'rayi-r meeting of Yutiiiic
PeiipVa Society ul Christian Kndcavur
vary Muin'ay evening at II; Hi triniu
All arorordla'ly Invited to lli meet
ing. . tiei free.
mkniohist i:ri.soii i. nttuni.-
H. K. ('. pa-tor. Morning a rvlim at
IU:'l; riahhalh i-IiimiI at I .'.Hi, tuenlug
aervlce at 7..H o'clock. Prayer inrel
Inirrvery Tliurnday rvptiliiit, birauiTa
nirdlally Invlmd. Soul In-r.
iktv yoru km.
Orf gou Lodge, 1. 0. 0. F. No. 3,
Mcrta aviiry Thursday rvpnlnx at 7.:t:i
o'. l.n k In ll,o Odd Ki llow'a Hall. Main
alrri-U Minliora u( (tin nrdr in- invlird
Ui attend. lly ordi-r n( N. (.
Multnomah Lodge, No. 1, A. F. & A. M.
Hold Itarouu arrnniiniiniratliiiiaon llii
flnit and third Saliirdaya III call nionili,
al 7 u'rliM-k (ruin lli t 'Ui of N uh-iiiIm r tu
tlie i in of Mr. Ii; and al 7: kioclix k (ruin
tlmtllih of Marrli tu llm Willi of Si-iU-ui.
Imt. Iln'itirrn In himmI ataudiiiK art- ln
vlieil to atlvnd. lly order of V. M.
Meade Pott No. 2, 0. A. R., Tepartment
,. ... of Oregon. . ... , .
Mih'. llrat Vi-di!i-il of rvrrr nimi'li,
I 7:V 1. M. at Old 1-Vllow'a Hall. Ilr
RimClly. t () ViM MiKll
FalU City lodge No. 89. A. 0. U. W.
Morla rvi-ry ai.i-ond and fni'rlh Mondav
rvrnliiK In Odd I'vllow a' InilldiiiK. Allao
JuurnliiK brrtlircn ordially Innli-d to at
Uud. F. It. t'HAHMaS. M. W
IHWFKMI4 . AltllH.
T. A. McBRIDE,
Vt (OIMIO.V lit I .IIW.
Offli-. In Hank IIiiIIiIIiik. Ort-Knn Cily, On ipni
C. & D. C. LATOURETTE,
Attorneys & Counselors at Law
MIN NTIIKKT. OIIKiio.N CITY, lilt.
KiiniUh aliairai la of llllis loan iiioin-y,
i'Iomp Inoriuatfi-a, ainl tianai-t ki-ii-rral
UT, MHl.y. U. K. IIAVtH.
bARIN & HAYES.
At(oi'iii',VN nt Knw.
Wll.l.rilAtTICK IN A I.I. TIIK CIU'IIT"!
III III NhllK, llllli'li,NMlll-l'lllli llollN
tliTtfiin l llv. llri'Koii.
W, V. JUIINWIN. r.ll, a'cilWH, '. U. IIII.KMAX
JOHNSON, McCOWN 4 IDLEMAM.
Attorneys & Counselors at Law
I'rarllie in all I lie Cuiirlaof llio K'tiilr.
I.oana Blade anil AbatrarU furnUlird
Particular alleiitlnn ulrmi In liuiini'Hi til llu
P.M. Unil lilllio, (liiMoti ( lly.
-OKCIl Kil -Miinaatra'
llrlt-k, 1141 h Iml utrri't, Porllniid,
Main alrert, Oregon City.
J. D. SLOVER,
Painter and Paper Hanger
On on ( It), Or.
' H.l, T A K K. ( ( IN'I II At'TH IN TOWN Oil
II Ciiiinlry and will ilu work lu aiillHlniliuy
manner. I'lli i-alow lo mill Ilia llinea. Kaleo
Inlnlna. lil-ioMiliia. eie., done on Mliort nolu'ti.
Oregon I'll)', Or,
lliwt Unlet In the Oily, and only nnn nilmttn'a
walk fiiiiu lliu aluauilHiiil liuidiiiKa,
THQ8. F. RYAN, Proprlotor.
W, II. COOK K. J. J. COiiKK,
SALE AND FEED
Horses Bought and
MAIN HTH K.KT,
Main Mtrrrt, Oregon Vlty,
TSNOW PIIKPAIIKIlTOEXKniTK I'UO
1 toaiaiililn and Hliii'voaeoiilii wink nil ttiu
' iliiirlimt imlli'e. Iln luta uIho a iniilltiilylia(
tiaiuura uf tuu latual aim uiuai auiuvuu klua,
Tubs, Well Buckets, Churns,
Pails, Kegs and Barrels.
In fnfll .rverylliluit In llm ('iioiiith' IIii.
J. LI. BACON,
Books and Stationery
M. W. HAMPTON,
Will Die, Bore or Clean
TIIUHK WIHIIINO'AN'Y WOII It IS TUP
I line w ill a-tit II iloiin i n kmh! t.i-ina hy i-all-
ItiM mi l.liii, al til rt-nlili'iii'p. uoa'r aliup,
E. B. CLEMENTS,
Fine Candfes, Notions,
Tobacco and Cigars.
At VIea old land, OIlKliON ITY, Oni(nn.
EiUblUlied Since 1819: Fine Jewelry
Made to Order.
Hi-ili Tlinina. a daya ami ll lily tioiira w.-licht
iloik.aml MhHIihiii Mnlilna, kt-y and hlcni
nlnili rn Kllh ll liiiiriil'enw-iila,rlHaH'r
llian any ullmr liuuwi iu lonn. N il door lo
I'oih-'r III! lnn.
Hedges & Bingman,
I Jill lorllllaOl'N.
l.AHOK AMMiiKTMKNT or mmX.
and I'aMkola alwai. on l-nlid. Kiln In. die
anil niilMltld trtuiiuiiiK- Ono inaanllu-rnl
i arM-nl.-r work of all iti-iw'rliiliot.a rxeruli-!
Willi itraini-na ami i!iihiIi'Ii. hliuu oiimiilo i
C. H. L. DURMEISTER,
Jeweler and Optician
I have on hand and fur ali a full alork of
Gold and Silver Watches,
Ji'wrtrr mid Kilvrr Whj-i, 0r mi.l
Kl -11 t mmw. (nun Mir riy Ii ( innnufwriur-
ir. jiiK ktip mi (in tu I m i ontli W- KiiHk uf
OlJcUldUlcb OC tycgldbitib.
Kiv llu- lartfi-at twk of
Nut Trees, and
Vinos and Shrubbery
On tlio Nortlieit Coant.
No aphis or lice on Trees.
Apiiletreea V lo III) imt 100. IVnr, IVarti
and .i.ri y . lo Sill imt inn. I'linii and
I'rinii', .l lo ail i,t t at lli-nvy dtM-oiinl un
lilXI loK rivnd (or rnlnl Kin- lo
Jn 1 ikhiIiiini. nr. -aim.
GEO. A. HARDING,
loalilll-o llltx k.
Drugs and Medicines
Tollcl Nu, ler luinery.
Fancy Goods, Brushes, Sponges
ANI A I, I, KINDS OK
Uaiuilly kept in it fitntcliiea lrug Store
lYiwi-i'lptltitia (lari-ful'y enni
era uiiuo'i-il h II Ii i nre anil
liiiiiiiili d, and mi1 era Hinwi-n d
itmntili'li Tlm nil tilin will ilmtniy -il.K'kof i I-
li lnea eniuiil lo, wairiiuliiil g. niiliii- and of llie
Bank of Oregon City
Pid up Capital $50,000,
Prealdeut . THOMAS I'll MtM' N.
Caalder . . (Ml S. II. C A V HKt.D.
MuiittKitr . . K U FASTUaM.
Depoallit erelved eiiljirt In rlierk.
Apiinm-o, liillaaud uolea illM-nuiitt'i!.
t'uivntyand city yvnrrnnla laiuglit,
l,i now in alto on available aeriinly.
Onllectir.iia made promptly,
UmfiaMnId on Portlioid, San Keanclaifi.
t'lile'iKn, N-w York, and all prim Ipd
rllli a of Kiiniou,
Tult'irrnpliie ex liaiure anlil on Portland.
ran Frauclaeo, l lilc'iigi) and New Vurk
Interost paid on time deposit as followi:
KorH Iiionlha, 4 per i-eni. tier nnn inn.
Fur (I inmitliH, fy our rent, per an inn.
Fur 12 mouths, (I per cent, per annum,
H tins cert-ltl eat e of delimit, pavahlft on
deiiiand, Inn Interest fiii felti it It d rawn
oului u inu ot lunuuf depusll.
Tlie (attoil Han,
Tlie gmitl "lio) Mmri"d(M riot crowd
Ilia H!iia or paturtm, and alwnya pro
viilca ilry Hfxt warm qniirUira, not iK'g
lrrtiiiK niuipli) vi-iitiltition ; cli-am out
h ml fcivea a lililn fii-Kli bi-'lding t
li'iiel tvyicc a work ; foiiln rrguliirly and
a variety; ut t.ibleap'ioiifiil o( rar
liolin arid, or 01 her anti-Mirilo in tlm
IIki liii-liiirn 1m wlicn tlie cliolura i
iiroiinil, and wliitWHHliiii the iiiaiJi
of Iiih ici' upring and fall, putting
nlioiit a Kill of muriatic acid to the
l.tii k( ful of wliiti-w.ihli, I Iu hat m-pa-ratn
pUcca for liia aowa wlicn llu-y
' oiiino in." llu dot- not in-lireed.but
ia alwiiya on the lo;k-out for ffali
immiiI that lii tliiiik.ii will irappiva what
Ini Iih, llu will kwp no Hor femltira
r t ired from aow that are not good
. ilkcia, and nliln to ruiee ix or fight
Knod jiiga twirti a yoar; and a tow
Ihnt cat her young In- liitu rid of;
with all hi r ri'lationa, at tlm very ni'Xt
kill tn K- 11" krepe imtliiug hut stock
1 1 K over wiiih-r. Ilia laat littcra come
hy (lie limt of Hi-pUjulici, and lit
iiitirkcta ihcm hy the flrntof February,
drc-aing from 1-J5 to 173 ponmlH each.
When raaii coinei tin cleura tlio pen,
net U m tiei'd Hnnin until fall, lie
ai'puralc hi hi rd into two or llirtH
dilli'ieiit pi'Mturca, jirovidml with dry
pliicci; umlcr cover, wher tlioy can
lid iu Moiiim, liMikiiig well to their
in . e that they keep ahove ground.
They won't mind it after a little, and
it makea 1 1 K in In-tier graziera; hut he
iloi-H in t hi i it t Ihcm to grami alone,
iinleea it Ui a very good clover Int. At
nil limea and )hice Iiih Iiih hog
have acri-HH to aal', and he (K'caeiou
u 11 y givta tlient a little hitumiiioiui
i fjul, niixi d with lime, at the rale of a
hurhel of coal to a ci k of lime, or
Homo crui-hoil cliHreoal in the elop. If
he haa fed much charcoal he hua
likely found out that if given at much
an they would eat aouiclimca would
die amlilenly, and he haa found that
iiiflend of the " cholera," fine charcoal
parked tiht in the lower Imwel, yet
he know il ia giaid and healthy, barr
ing the above d.myer.
Thin man ke pa hi breeding atock
in rim ul condition, but never fat Ilia
young now goe to the lamr at aevtn
or eiylit nioiitlie, and if alio ia a khkI
hr eder, careful mother and heavy
milker, iiu r tlie lirat litU r he lela her
rim mix iiionlha before coupling again,
llu know it pay better to am rilioe
Hime ei for a la-lter inother, a betler
....ti, - .,, - i.. i . i
hie I 'i i.i r a and harrow in a lot by
llieniK. Ivis, out of Holland luarinv
of mjw. If Dure ia cholera within
, ie. irli he w i! me (M ine of hie lepa lar
iluulir neighbor a young Uiar for
feeivii-e H4iuer tlinn let etrauge aowa
iNiine on the pn huh, no matter what
hi- may lie oll't red.
And he i alway on such U-rina
wall hie atock aniinaU hut they will
flip tip and aieak whenever they
iih'i t !nui. 'I hi llie uiHid ''honiau"
Iwiil do, and more, hi herd will be
r li"iriiM roof, ami ho lie imid douUe
inr u an.
To gn w hiTreriidteh proa'rly, it re
ipiire IiIkIi ninniiring, greater than
will piy lo aoply (o thai crop alone,
hi lieu it i jilniiHt iiivariably grown
aeeoiiihiry to annie other crop that la
highly manured, uanully early cnli
b,iK'H. W ht ii the ai'baea are planted
out in row-, two feet apart, the horae
iniliah r aet out midway between the
roWH of cabbnuea, and eivhUt'U inchee
I apart in the row. The iart) aniall
it m il a cut oil in preiianng the lioreo-
rao'ieh for market. TJieae are Iiur to
eix iuehea long, and cu' mpinrii at tlie
t p nod eloping below, no tjiat they
may be planted light cud Up. Thiae
ei'ia an' piiinU'il in note made oy a
lii;hl iron bar, so deep that the top of
the ret ia three incliea hi luW the aur
fine: lliia llow llie raMmi;) U) be
i ii'tivateil il there were no horse
riulir-h there, td when the crop of
early cutiliHe M out oil, die land is
nixen up to the tu.'r crop. If lu re
radieh ia planted, it should always be
dug at the end nf Ike first seaeon,
w hether there i a sale or it or not,
aa left lunger, it take HeeHion of
the soil and lieconin vile weed. The
riNita, aniall a well iis'nrK are dug iu
the bill, and etjrcd in pita like oilier
routa. For market they aro war lied
and trimmed, an I sold by the ton. A
correiipnn iintnskaatadit "pulling up"
buret r.idiell. It i grsted, placed III
wide mouth bottles, and covered with
vim gar, but iu this condition it is sup
pin d by thoee who take it from house
to hou-e. In the markets it is fur
n'mli d gralevl by those who sill vego
The object to be obtained in churn
inn milk or cixmiii is, by agitation and
oxygenation, to separate the soldid fat
from the other toltd and minis of Hie
c.iciitn or hoik, me wtioie nitiK,
properly loured, tuny be churned
8wei t i renin or sweet milk may lie
clmrm d an I thn product will bo but
ter, hut llie si pnrntion is dilhctilt with
rWiet creiini, mill still more dilUctiU
with sweet milk tlinn with properly
nicin-tl eream. In clitiitiiug, (ho fatly
globules are llret broken up, and thus
get nt liberty, llieynre gathered to
gether !ii'.-t in t.,o lortn ol granules,
and if tlio (burning is still (on her
carried the wlmlo is gathered into
anno mass, i un proper lenijieranire
l , .... O'l .
for chinning is about hit degrees
Fahrenheit. Too violent churning
iirodiiees t xeoesive friction. Tlio but
ter is produced more cpeedily, but at
the txpene of color and llavor. If
the temperature is too low the cxpun
rimi of the fat globule is not perfect
ti nl increased ' frioiion is required
Here again deficient llavor is the re
sult, ami the butter is soft aud will not
keep. The action of 'n air tin the
cream in cliuniing t Ut oxydi.e the
coaUof the fat globlka and thua aa
flint friction in the neparalioii, Jt
iiiiike no difference what kind of
churn ia used o long a air can he ad
mitted. Hpeed in churning ia eaaily
(rontrolliil. It hould Ikj audi a to
product) butter in from twenty five to
( blrkea Ratal!.
AH who try to rain chicken in the
old-ntylo way know how hard U ia to
get enough lor the little one to eat.
Whenever final ia thrown out to them
the old liena rtmli and pick it up,
crowding or driving the li'! one
away. In auch feeding, a pen which
llie chicken can enter, but which will
not admit the old ken, i a necenaity.
Tlii ia really the only way to enable
the littlu one to K', enough to eat.
Much lama can be eaey.ji'jidij by any
one wlio can handle lunr. One i
made by laying pole up in log houae
fiialiion. Tlio vpace between tlif pole
are juat large enough to let the
chicken run through. Board are
plucvd over the lop and held in place
by vtonea or blocks. Htke arc
driven into the ground with an ax the
proper diatance apart.' Board of
bnmh can tie la ? over the top. Sotnt
tbing a litt!'- .oure elaborate in made
of lath or'i antling. Food and water
placed in the inaidu of cither of thee
ciaip will go to the chicken.
Iowa Is rapidly changing from a
wheal State, to a dairy Bute.
It is bard to find a soil or climate
where the quince will not do well.
A good deal of the jicculiar mutton
taste is taken out of it when mutton is
To properly keep straw and hay in
ducks, the aUcka nnut be so con
structed as to shed water.
ExfKriments show that the native
thick-i-kirini d grape are better winter
kecjar than our improved varieties.
If swine are to be kept on the farm
the In t urofits will be found in the
timsl breed that rua into matured
meat the tirt year.
When cleaning the perches in the
pouliry-houee il u uecesaary to apply
the mixture uf kerosene oil and
grease to the uudcreide. a well as the
It baa been itigircsted that farm
liorees bo sold by weight, in additiou
to other qualities, ao as to mduce
farmers lo raise larger and belter
Some of the Western farmers have
found that by giving tlieir hogs corn
mixed Willi tar they hal'tf cured the
cholera aiiiouc UieiT 1.4 J and re
vented the sa-ad of it. Jk
Il is an easy matter to have a ear-
Ji n no arranged as to cultivate il with
horse hue, but the 1k1 reaulls are
u.Minlly ubtaiucd on small plots Well
inauured anJ worked by hand.
Never use whitewash in the stables
or henhouse unless carbolic acid ia
added to i', aa a single application of
the mixture is better than two or throe
applications of whitewash alone.
The silver maple is a rpid-growitig
tree, often aiiaiuiiig a diameter of teu
inches in ten yenrs. Il also thrive
well on sandy soils, requires but little
care and has few in't i enemies.
Farmers would find it to their ad
vantage to corn tn u i Urn iu a weak
biinu for home consumption. The
hums can be smoked and used like
dried beff or iht-y can be boiled. The
corned mutton will be found an agrw
able change fioin sausage and spare
ribs. Kainit, which is now extensively
ustd as a fertilizer, is a comiound ot
the sulphate of potusli and magnesia,
containing also common salt and
other chlorides. Il is nut only an ex
cellent fertilizer, being soluutile, but is
one uf tne bust materials tbal can be
usedjor preventing loaa of ammonia lo
lkcts, turnips, carrots and other
succulent root and tuhera are capital
food or dairy cows, and so are cotton
ccd and linseed, but it Would be as
sensiblu in a landUdy to subsist her
boarders on fruits and plum tuiddiiiKS
as for a farmer to rely on those vcue -
tables for the steady diet of hi cows,
Regarding Btrawberry rust opinions
li'l'er. Some aseritie the cause to too
much moisture, others to excess of
manure on the plauta,vhile it is aleo
claimed that it due to tho effects of
too much heat from the sun. What is
known uti rust or blight may, however,
no traced to a minute worm, which
docs the mischief by working around
Uio plants. It is suggested that the
best remedy is to burn a light cover
ihg of atraw over the plants.
An experienced poultryman thinks
that the causo of failure! in the many
nlitmpts to keep lowls iu large num
bers is duo to a lack of care. A farmer
will rii-e at 4 o'clock in the morning
to feed and milk tho cows, will care
fully clean out the stalls and prepare
beds for tho cows, and lus work does
not end until lute, but he will not do
so much for the hens. Yet the lion
will pay five times as much profit in
proiKirttoti to labor and capi at in
vested in cows.
Here is tho way large strawberries
are produced: Apply a heavy dross
ing of a mixture of two parts each ot
muriate, uf potash ami superphosphate
with one pari of nitrate of soil a. Keep
iho young plants clean, water when
necessary, and do not allow a single
runner to start, as they should be
pinched back. Mulch the young
plants in the fall and remove th
mulch curly iu the spring. Thou
apply anotl t r dressing oi fertilizer and
clean tho soil by enrring it about an
inch. W hen the young tayrnei are
set pinch off all but the largest. It
require work, but it will pay.
Everything of Oeneral Interest in
John Wilk was drowned near Marah
field. Slieep herders are in demand about
The Salem saloons pay S 350 a year
A. new brass band has been organ-
ired at Weston.
The fruit on Pine creek was not
killed ss first reported.
A Portland firm ha an an order for
1500 barrel of flour for China.
Joseph 0. Lane has been appointed
agent at the Hiletz reservation.
The foundation of the new Baptist
church at'Medford is being laid.
Woik of rebuilding the La Camas
paper mills will soon commence.
A. B. Webdyll has been appointed
stock insfiector for Crook county.
Attlephone line between Medford
and Jacksonville is favorably talked of.
The West Chchalem Grange will
tieuicute tlieir Iran the nrsl fruiay in
Placer mining has started up at
Connor creek with water in aliuud
ance. A rich vein of coal has been dis
covered in the mountains near Forest
A new flouring mill has been com
pleted near the mouth of John Day
Tho acreage of wheat in Umatilla is
the largest in the history of the
Mrs. J. Wimer, near Grant's Tass,
has nice orange sprouts which grew
from seeds planted last fall.
Tho new wool clip is beginning to
arrive at the shipping stations in the
Eastern portion of the State.
The good jeople of Farewell Bend
all turned out lecently and erected a
new school house in tint district.
W. J. Barry has put range lights on
Sand Island, an appreciated conven
ience to voyagers in that vicinity.
A new posJoflice has been estab
lished at ioreville, Grant county,
with Aaron W lcksen as postmaster.
Gust. MattSMn was drowned in Coos
'3av by the upsetting of a I oat. He
was a native of Finland and 32 years
George A. Dyson, a former qui'.l
driver of Brownsville, has sold his in
terest in a Wood River mine for
J ... . ... .
Samuel Evans, a deckhand on the
steamer Kellogg, was drowned by fall
ing off the steamer at tho foot of Yam
hill street, Portland.
Hugh Harris, a well-known and
hichly r-siHcled farmer, of folk
county, died from the effects of being
run over by his wagon.
Edward Mills died at Lebanon. He
was injured by a fall from the narrow
gauge railroiut bridge recently, ironi
which he never recovered. He was
aged "8 and recently married.
The loss by fire of L. Leonard's
1 welling, store, ham, and alino-t all of
their contents, occurred in Jackson
county. The property destroyed was
prob.tlily worth double the amount of
insurance on it.
Mr. Tuschtnlki, living about a mile
below the Clackamas bridge, Clacka
mas county, while digging a well dii--coveied
a vein of paint eight feet
bel'iwthe surface, which he found to
be four feet thick.
Alex. C mil ray killed three cougare
at the mouth of Braver creek, Klam
ath river, the largest measuring nine
feet from tip to tip.. This makes ten
that have b en killed in that vicinity
since last fall.
David Kirkpatriek, an old and
highly rfsiected resident of Albany,
committed suicide bv shooting himself
. i. . i. . . i :i. ,H .. l:i l
in (lie licau Willi t j c.uiiuu icvunei.
Ixing illness, which sometimes af
fected his reason, was the cause.
George Hill reported at Bker City
a few days ago th 4 he had found the
! skeleton of a man somo two miles back
from Ulenn s ferry, on tlie old wagmi
road. There was no duo as to who he
was. in clothing ana a roil ot
blankets lay near the bleached bones,
as though he ti id slept there, and died
soon after getting up iu the morning.
Governor rennoyer received the
following letter from Prrinevil .which
explains itelf. Authority to organize
was promptly returned, ami the com
missions so much desireil will soon
follow: "Tlie irreeionsihlo and in
vincible cowboys of Crook county do
sire to serve their country and work off
some ot tlieir guiierfluoua martial
ardor (commonly called enssedness)
in a way that will send their names
thundering down the ages ; they burn
lowcar a.i uniform, bear drums anil
see a battle : they want to bo soldiers.
begad I I hat when the demon of havoc
wtuKips "carnage" and unties the dogs
of war they can rush to tho fore, and
sule by siilo with the rorllanu braves,
c ipture a henroost and lift the scalp oil
a beer bottle, and to that cud most re
spectfully ask to be authorized, env
powered aud allowed to form a malilia
company, with headquarters, barracks
free lunch counter, or whatever it is
called, at Prineville. Wo are a hun
dred strong and we do not ask that we
lie appointed general. A few of tho
boys are perfectly willing to be colo
nels, and even somo would be corpor
als. We are not stuck up; we only
ask to bo allowed to serve our conn
trv and draw our proportion of tho
puMiu funds, in fact the latter is the
main object. All the boys are experts
on draw, and we can assure you we
will not shirk any financial task you
aa commander may impose on us."
fntarcatlng Information C'oneoraluf th.
jUa, laahlonablo C raia.
Inatnlkwitba dealer In toboggan
costumes and articles a reporter
learned some interesting facts. A com
plete suit for a man costs from 20 to
;W and consists of knickerbockers and
jacket made of wind blankets, a
worsted tuque br cap with conl and
ta-tsel, a dash, stocking and woollen or
buckskin moccasins. The suits are
made in nearly all colors, the body of
the garment being plain with colored
stripes. As a rule the stripes are red,
blue and white, the red being the favo
rite. The prices for the different arti
cle range something like this:
Jackctt rtollS Sft Haab H 50 to IS
Kuit-ktrbwkfm ffitoln Hioeklnira Il t 11.75
1'uu.ue .!.. lo ti Mia-anaiua.... at.ano U
Latlies auits consist of the same kind
of stocking and moccasins as the men
wear and a long over-garment, made
of blanket material and resembling a
cloak with a hootL These garments
cost from 113.50 to $18 each and are
made in all colors, though the ladies as
a rule prefer white. In regard tp the
tolmggiin it wks stated that the old
Indian form was perfectly flat on the
bearing surface formed of one or two
piece of thin wood, and besides lack
ing the requisite strength and lateral
resiliency, it offered the greatest resist
ance or frictional surface to the snow.
1 he toho;;g:ins now in general use are
made of slats which are shaped to
lessen the frictional surface. Some of
the best that are made cost (10 and $12
each. They are eighteen inches wide
and six and seven feet long. They are
matte of roek maple, selected, kiln
dried, and highly finished. They con
sist of seven slats each, uval-shaped on
the bearing surface, three of w hich are
slightly thicker than the others, and
are provided with a steel shoe. This
shoe, by an ingenious invention requir
ing special machinery, ia fastened by
Hanges that are turned into the w.mhI
in aueb a way that no bolts, screws or
rivets are used anywhere along the
bearing surface. Less elaborate totsig
gans are' lamght for from ti to $4.50
apiece. Si.es fnr jsiys are made three
and four feet Km, and cost 2 aud
$2.50 each. S. Y. Mail ami Express.
The Merita ul . ( Who Iloean't Know a
M V of Mualr.
")iv wile, sam Jones, "Has one
great accomplishment, she doesn't
know a note of music." I admired his
charming spouse from that moment.
To think of the miserv that from her
childhood she saved her friends and ro
She never played scales before break
fast Y,i. so pruVMiiUd Ik-t poor f.vtlrer
aud mother having a comfortable doze
prior to getting up.
She never drove the neijrhliors mad
with either "The Blue Bells of Scot
land" or ''Glorious Aimllo."
She never Czernly Exercised any
IsHtv s patience to that eiteut as to
drive them crazy.
When sue was fourteen or thereabout,
and there were people in the drawing-
room, her mother never said: "Amanda.
darling, play that charming bit of
Knhe, with variations." The variations
in question something like a rat running
over the keyboard and stepping every
now ami then (chords) to eat a bit of
M lii-n sixteen she never "LieiliT
Ohne Wi'to"-d her eldest brother to
leath when he was crammiug for Wool
v lien eighteen she never gave anv-
body doses of Liszt, She never scram
bled through Chopin s mazurkas. She
neier gave an amateur delirium tre
mens with the "Rest less Sights."
Thiice happy Jones, how are you to
Ik- envied: Jmir ears arc never as-
lilcd with these awe-inspiring words:
Darling, would vou like a little music
with your coffee?"
lliriee hanpv Jones, you were never
soothed w ith the "Moonlight Sonata'
when you wanted to have a quiet look
at your liettiiig-book.
An unmusical woman.
O, pearl of pearls! 0, angelic
silent bul-btil! O, that 1 had such a
charmer to nestle in my manly breast!
Ii,ojT t Comic Annual.
Th l'tntalle Monopoly Knjnyed by th
Hoilautlrr al t lymer, n. V.
In tho town of I'lyioer, Chautauqua
County, X. y is a largo settlement of
Hollanders, the older members of w hich
Ill-ought from their fatherland the sim
ple manners and Industrious habits
which have always lieen characteristic
of that race. Nearly without exception
they are engaged in general farming
ami dairying, and to supplement their
farm labors thev have introduced an in
dustry which is carried on in no other
place in the Union. This is the making
of the wooden shoes or clogs which are
so common in Holland and some other
foreign countries. During the coldest
days and the long winter evenings these
Hollanders ply their knives and
"shaves" almost without cessation.
The business is really a monopoly and
of late it lias proved very profitable,
the demand for tho clumsy shoes for
decorative purposes not only largely
enhancing tlieir value, which the shrewd
Dutchmen were quick to see, but in
creasing the nuniher called lor very
materially. The woods used aro bass
wihmI and cucumber. Each shoe is
bored and cut from a single block.
They become so well seasoned that a
pair made In the est manner is almost
indestructible. The bulk of these shoes
is handled by a dealer In Curry, Pa.,
and a large number are sent direct to
the Philadelphia market It also re
quires a givat many to supply the wants
of the colony itself, as the shoes are
generally worn by both iexos. riiila-
A FIERCE STRUGGLE. ,,. . r
Th. Fighting Hqnar. at Aba Kla, Vther '
Heroic lliirnany tell.
At it we went; the square was closed.
I must acknowledge that our men were -now
mad. We all felt that we must
fight for our lives. Retreat was not to
be "thought of; if we did so, where
could we r? treat to, cut off as we were
from al! support? If we did not win
the day we must leave our Imnes in the
desert The temper of our men
mounted to the boiling pitch. Each
man felt as if he must put forth the
jiower of a giant, and as a conse
quence the butchery was terrible none
dared to flinch. Thus every man in
the square had to do his duty, for while
the inside resembled a volcano in act-
ive eruption, the outside or kneeling
ranks had enough to do to keep the
other Arabs at a respectful distance.
Tb fighting was literally back to back.
Stabbing and pushing their horses,"
which were fimmed in a mass, we
iniekly bmuglet them to the ground.
riders and all, w hen the latter were
quickly dispatched by dozens of bayo
nets at once. 1 he Arabs, being packed
so tightly together, could neitlH-r use v
their lam-e nor wield their scimitars '
without slashing each other, while we
did not cease our lunging as long as
one breathed. At last they were wiped
out, and a:rain we faced outward and
reopened lire, our weapons meanwhile
dripping. Five times the enemy
charged us with frantic cries and wav
ing Waiters, and as many times we
poures in the murderous volleys no
It wan during one of these charges
tliattpol Jiiel Burnaby, impatient at the
restinKit itniiosed on him. pushed hi
horse through the ranks of the rear
face, and singling out an emir who was
making himself disagreeably promi
nent, made a thrust at him, but was
rather short; the emir thrust in return
with his lance, but Burnaby. with a
sneer on his face, parried it easily.
Two or three Aralw took a hand, but
he disposed of them similarly. It was
evident that he now intended to aston
ish them with his magnificent sword-
maiiship, as he gathered up his reins
and tightened his grip on his saber.
But at this juncture another rush was
made, the Arabs surged around him,
and before he could turn an Arab
hru -t at him from behind, piercing his
jugular vein. He reeled in the saddle
and fell, but springing to his feet 'dy
ing though he was, he delivered one
tremendous cut at some dismounted
Aralat nearest him with such terrible
effect as to sever the head from the
houlders of two of them. As he
dropped the Arabs closed tu to nmlilnte
him, out a ttozen men sprang froAi tue
square and tore his body from them.
All this happened so quickly as to be
wilder the spectators. .
It might be asked why it was that
the meti of thn souare did not shoot
those to whom he wasnpposed. There
are two answers: One was that owing
to the veloeitv of his movements they
were afraid of shooting him while aim
ing at his adversaries; the other was
that those who knew him had such con
fidence in his ability that they did not
like to rob him of his game, never
thinking for a moment that the affair
would terminate as it did. Meanwhile,
the battle raged, the enemy came on
like the waves, not to be driven back.
but to be beaten to the earth. Horses and
men, they were piled in mounds; in
fact, the great number of their dead
and wounded interfered with their
movements, while the slightest delay
on their part insured certain death, and
it was now noticed fr m their hesita
tion that they had lost heart. As they
came on for tho last time, the front of
tlieir advance consisting entirely of
whitf-rolicd emirs nnd sheikhs shout
ing, waving their banners and pointing
at ii, all our machine guns opened a
searching tire, supplemented by 'hand
clap volley from the Martini-Henrys,
and when the smoke lifted not a live
Arab was to be seen within five
thousand yards they were all
stretched. I fear no contradiction
when I venture to sav that never since
Aginconrt, not even at Inkermaiin (the
soldier's battle), has the British force
fought so terrible a hand-to-hand bat
tle. t'or. Huston Commercial Bulletin,
At the present day the tree veg
etation of Iceland is dwarfish in appear
aiiee. trees fifteen or twenty feet in
height being rare. There is no doubt.
however, that extensive forests once
existed ill the island. This is proved by
the aluiiiilance of log-wood. The for
ests that remain are mostly of birch,
the trees being hardly larger than
hushes. The decrease of woodland in
Icehind' is due not to any change of
climate or volcanic outburst, but to the
destruction of the trees by the inhali
itauts themselves, who wanted tho
wood to use as fuel aud for other pur
poses. One of the most eloquent preachers
of this city tells a good joke at hi own
expense as follows: "When I was In
Honda last winter I preached to a
negro congregation one Sunday, ex
cusing myself from saying much on ac
count of my poor health. Tho colored
minister in his closing prayer said: 'O,
giMid Lawd, bless our Brother Ii ,
who has preached to us in lies pure,
weak way.' ".V. Y. Tribune.
Among tlie recruits recognized as
unfit for military service In Switzer
land In 18.) were 60 per cent, of the
tobacco-workers, 07 per cent, of the
basket-makers, CO per cent of the tail
ors, 2o per cent, ol the butchers, ami
25 per eent. of the stonemasons and
carpenters. Of 6.151 recruits in Can
ton Berne 1,8:13 were refused; of these,
581 suffered from goiti'o, and 1G2 froui