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About Bohemia nugget. (Cottage Grove, Or.) 1899-1907 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 22, 1899)
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I,.., in Iwr eyes, whose IiIiu
' uinrlf il'-.v iiccoh ''"' ft'"'!
fir liivr- w",l,1 Hm
1P Mn.Ii- Invlitliilc.
The I'tilt- parlor In tlu modest
De'lu wIm.Ii MIhm Mary Hrewstor
'jfjlin TI'rriHluT nervously nwnlt
L ,iH HKilwnrt form perched on
lie i'ii",ru l,u '''' llKltonH. he
, flI!il iii-xpjiHitf his broad brlm
jn'at on hl' r,w-
iJ i Yfn. Ml'' Mary. Hie ongorly
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(jt!n wn'iiii-r i ion mini kihiw
I vriiH f ''! wouldn't. FIf-
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i I'm 4 1m linv
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Tin no tfiml lo h(m' you. (Slip
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It im kltnl of you to hum
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fUUIUM "" "
is.-Tbat'n wry good of yon. Miss
h I linrtlh iippiHi'il you'd cher-
linrb pli'a.'nit remembrances for
:Hjrycni pupil. lint a kwk I
: hnii't !maiiu' liow you hail any
Ltoof with mi- I -ft iiio wee. I
kiuitlf) tli-T l"i winter In the ohl
Lbool Iimiiki' niul a liititl taller than
rinJ two j-:irH older. waHii't I?
it d awkw arl prohlem I must
jtUtn for you! Too old to leant
!ool1p to hii.
Ery All, hut j mi never needed
fins. You were my rh;ht hand
my prop, my eueoitra;ement. I
Itliuow what I would have done
. Iliom li!c Imys from down the
9 If It hailii't lieen for your Ktroti
h Doyrui rememlier how you talk-
Irtae the llrm day I eamo to KchoolV
II come witii thnrie very creek lmyn
Bile troulile. My iiinther died when
fcrtry youiiK and no other woman
'ver talked Kindly to me. Win n
i;I'i alil tn in) honor, and jiintliu'
fuud on my Niioidder heKed m'
v bury tin- K.md that with In me.
'Ud(, yei'itii-d to Mwell In my
and from that moment I re
l to ben man a man whom you
I oue day he proud to Hay you
tM'ou make me very happy. It
I'onderful pleasure to feel that my
' "ion were not all wasted. It
Vlfe worth living.
l-lfe. then, hnmi't iiIwiivh lmt
rOIIletllltlLT about voursel'f.
li'liere In very little to tell. My
Id the Himimer nfter vou went
Pi I had to return home and
P for father. In a vear or
fiMlth failed, and after a Ioiik.
tni'SH he tlli'tl. Mv lirntlu.r niul
IAIti .....1 a - .
'luill, .11111 Illlltl llii rminil n ult.
tin rnllfn.l i i i
tlio wnr hroke out hrother en
""I tiled nt Tampa of n fever,
flfrn paiiHe-And so you have
w keep you here?
iuu may I nf);
now I fmtinrit .....nio r i
i'u.u waoni I am time i tii?
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I - tfiui: 11111; Oi l,'
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- -.V...M ,vn Vl'll ninv Tlllrii
i ie lenr or sickness. Now
a o nent l ......
J out for n lonK time. I
" Hie old neighborhood, asking
Jwt they answered that nobody
ae Jon had gone. 1 wouldn't
"cw Jon down hero If It hadn't
i'W Jon !,..... i.
I mi, ,,,u romemuer
; Jo-S the scami) of the
no eamo out to Montana,
'work, and I Knve him a Job,
hi rocallliiB old times, ho
snro ho aw you In this
ai r iiiiu. i . .
lmvi if . K""v to no noro.
j isPif Well, u'lintni-,,,. t .....
wt gave me the start. I faney
Pretty Won. rm Hometlilnu
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It. n..t "vi.w ii lu-nii ill
t ai could have gone back.
'0"sts 1,1 "'-'". ami
I, MU0 '-'"h'i lyluj,' around
ooto travel as mueh ami as
C n,0, .You u,u,'-'rtaml I'm
tlUUrn.. ,M"uI,ot for the jier
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W Vei'J' glad to hear of your
. I knew yo had It In y.
Jui have nnulo the day very bright
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II m he a l,,i ,t liyfol. ,,. ,. nj
avorr,,,,Ila1.;;v:,,,, 10 n"k iW "
Mary- a I'uvor, .llm?
8m,t favor' Will
lo he your biggest imiII again I
Mary- l ,1,,,,'t iii1(ersland.
'lli'i -And I want to be your only jim!I.
iieed your help. They're talking ol
limiting me governor next fall, and I'll
reunite 0H of ,mimIijc (
will he hard work, hut you'll find me
willing pupil, i
Mary I don't know what you mean.
Mm (rising and coming elosen-I'li
explain. Tin.v urtv I,.... t. ....... .
""ji j"" hiiiiw, mat a
well ordered hoy usually fidH In love'
with IiIn tear-her. That's his very llrsl 1
love. And nniKt well ordered boys gel1
"I n. nut mis boy Is different. lie
jloewj't get over It. That teacher hit
been to 111 in the ono Ideal of sweet
est woiiianhon.l Ihiough all his Ilfteen
yearH of hard knocks ami growlnc
success, in, you understand now:
Teacher, guide, friend, will you bu thai
grateful hoy's wife?
Mary (covering her face with ht
hands) oi,, .fm, .jm p,,, H0 0,.
Hm (tnklng her liandsi-Nonsense!
And you are growing younger everv
udnuie. IteslileH, don't forget for a ,
iiKiiiiem mat I inn two yeai-s you
setiliir! Come, Mary; I need you
There Is n home waiting for you in
the West, and comfort, and love. I
don't ask you to love mo yet. I'erhap
I cnti tench you that. There, there;
don't cry. Surely there's nothing you
leave behind worth these tears.
Mary (rising) -They are tears of Imp
Her hend drops on his slionklcr.
Clevelnnd Plain Dealer.
DIAMOND KING, STATESMAN AND
Ho Tm the Most I'lctnrcminc ! Inure
Afler Oimi J'uiil n the TniUHVniil
Wnr-HlH .Mutcorlc Career In Houtli
The most picturesque figure next to
Ooni Paul In the Anglo-Transvaal -war
Is Cecil Rhodes, diamond king and pol
itician. He Is the mightiest inilll'm
alre of the age. others may have more
money, but Rhodes possesses the now-
er and ability to shape the destiny of
Houth Africa. The son of a nilnfster
sent to South Africa to improve his
health, he has added within a few
years an empire to Kngland's territory
and has become the modern colossus of
The surprising growth of Rrltlsh
South Africa Is due largely to the ef
forts of this one man. the organizer
and manager of the Imperial Rrltlsh
South African Company. The career
of Rhodes has been meteoric. Proba
bly no Kngllsiiman since Sir Francis
Drake sailed round the globe with the
gold of Spain has brought more glory
to his country with less expense to his
A NIECE OF KRUGER.
She I Now in ThUCoimtry and 1 n Re
markably Wcll-IIriil Ctrl.
Miss Sannle Kruger, a grandnlece of
President Paid Kniger and of his wife
as well, Is now a resident of Philadel
phia. She came from South Africa
several years ago In company with her
brother, who Is Interested In mines In
Arizona. Miss Kruger's sympathies
are strongly with the brave men who
are defending her native land, but she
can see that they have no chance fot
ultimate success. Miss Kruger was
JtlsS SANMK KtirnKlt.
ed ilea ttil in Hurope and Is proficient
both as a musician and artist. She
says the popular Idea of the Roers In
this country does them Injustice. The
burghers are not. as a class, she de
clares, coarse, uneducated and brutal.
On the farms no more- attention Is paid
to dress than by the agricultural por
tion of any community. In the cities
and towns, however, the Roer women
dress as well and as much attention Is
paid to the amenities of life ns In other
countries. Miss Kruger expects to re
turn In-fore long to South Africa and
will spend the remainder of her life
Airulnahlo: "Why do you suspect he
Is an American spy?"
Filipino: "Hist! Ho has on a 'Un
Winn ho Sup rtltlon.
The Siamese have so strong a super
stition against even numbers that they
will have noue of them. The number
of rooms In a house, of windows or
doors In a room, even of rungs on a
ladder, must always bo odd.
It Is no uuasual thing for n vessel
plying between Japnn and London to
carry 1,000,000 Lus us a ulnglo item of
(Jovernuient than he. He has taken
the milk from the African coconnut.
He was Iwrn on July 5. IS.":!, and his
father was Rev. Francis William
Rhodes, vicar of Stortfonl, a town
about twenty-live miles from Ixmdon.
His elder brother, Herbert, had a
plantation In the south of Natal, and
In 18(i! Cecil, whose lungs were too
weak for the Kngllsh climate, was sent
to live with him.
It Is impossible for those who know
hlin now to think of him ns a consump
tive sent abroad to die. He Is six feet
one Inch tall and heavy and muscular
In proportion. His appetite Is a mar
vel. Chief Lohongula called him "the
man who cats a whole country for his
His I'nrly Ambition.
The story Is told that, on arriving at
Natal, the boy of 10 laid his hand upon
a large map of Africa, exclaiming:
"All that my hand covers will one
day he mine!"
A merchant who heard him said:
"That is your dream. Is It V"
"That Is my dream," replied the
"Well. I'll give you ten years to
wake up," was the reply of the mer
Two years after this the history of
South Africa changed. Diamonds were
discovered on the present site of Klm
berley and Rhodes, with Ids brother.
hastened to the place where the future
empire builder laid the foundation of
his fortune. In 1SSSI all the diamond
mines were consolidated under the
name of the De Reers Consolidated
Mines (Limited), capitalized at ?19,
7."i().000, with Cecil Rhodes president.
Meantime Rhodes' brother had died,
turning over to the former his interests
nt Klmberley and Cecil himself had
found time to return to Knglaud and
graduate from Oxford.
While busy with his mines Cecil
Rhodes did not neglect politics. Early
in tile '80s he was elected to the Cajie
House of Assembly from Rarkley. Af
ter receiving a charter In October,
1SS0, he started back to Africa to open
the new lands.
There was still the unexplored region
of the Matabeles left. The King of the
Zulus was Lobengula. who pursued the
usual Zulu iKilicy of exterminating all
weaker people wV?h whom they came
in contact and appropriating their cat
tle and wives, but they had n whole
some fear of the whites.
Far to the north of the land of the
Matabeles was Mashonnlaud, a nation
conquered by the Zulus, and the King
of the Zulus gave to Rhodes permis
sion to dig for gold in the land of Mn
slionaland. Railroads were built and
with them came the telegraph and
The Mntnlielc Wnr.
Mnshonaland lioonied for two years,
and then it was discovered that Its
wealth was overestimated greatly.
It looked like failure for the South
Cnmnanv. Something must bo
done. The gold miners were clamoring
for a chance to locate clnims in .Main-
i.i,.i,nwi Then was started the .Mata
i.nin wnr. the barbarities of which ex
ceeded previous campaigns, because
lm fnmtvmv was bent on destroying
the Matabel'o nation to seize their rich
..iiiiii-i- The Matabeles gave the ex
cuso by sending warriors to punish
cattle thieves. Tlie company's -uoruer
police" replied, and the war was on.
oiunieers were called for, and to evM
lit-t' Infill ..!,.. ....ft... ...t J
....... nu,, i-iinniL-ii were promises
11.000 acres of land and twenty claims'
In the new HI Dorado, when It should!
be won. The Matabeles were attacked'
on three sides, their capital. Ruluwayo;
was taken, and great was the slaugh
ter. opinions differ as lo the Justice
of the .Malabele war, but It put the)
South African Company on Its feet
again, which was Its purpose. On April
Si.", IS!).'!, Matiili'deiand was throwij
open to the world.
The new land was called Rhodesia.
Rhodes was made premier of the col
ony and In 180.-, was appointed Queen
Victoria's privy councillor, a purely
Ills great ambition was partly real
ized. He added nlnuHt an empire to
Cireat Rrltaln's possessions.
The present war In South Africa is
In line with Rhodes' iwlley the forma
tion of a Rrltlsh empire In South Af
rica that shall embrace the Transvaal
republic and the Orange Free State.
Rhodes, with all his millions, lives
humbly. He has a home, Groot Scliuur,
Cape Town which Is presided over
by his sister, who is as great a hater
of men as Rhodes is of women. Hut
he Is happier when living on the plnlns
In a tent with only an attendant to
look after his personal wants.
MAKE FINE WAX FROM OIL.
Kt-Hliliinl Oil from IlluiniiinntH Makes
Article Superior to Honeycomb.
The busy little bee was long ago
cheated out of ids monopoly in the
honey-making business by artificial
honey manufacturers. Now he Is left
to Improve the shining hour as best he
may, for his corner on wax Is rapidly
slipping away from him. Paraffin, a,
product of crude petroleum, la taking
the place of beeswax In commerce very
largely, and half the "wax" candles of
to-day are of pure pnraflln nud never
saw the inside of a beehive.
Whiting, Ind., Just over the southern
line of Chicago, is the place where
this wonderful wax is made. Cleve
land, Ohio, hns a paratfln works, but
it is only a small affair compared to
the Whiting plant. The parafiln works
are ijulte distinct and apart from the
oil refinery which is near the lake
front and Is quite a large plant in it
self. The oil treated here is the "re
sidual oil," or oil from which all illu
minating and fuel oils have been dis
tilled. In the oil refinery, and which
would be deemed practically worth
less by an outsider.
As it is pumped from the oil refinery
Into its first receptacle, the "tar stills"
huge idles of iron and brick with
innumerable pipes It "as the appear
ance of liquid tar or New Orleans mo
lasses or anything else that is dark,
sluggish anil looks ns unlike the beau-
PUMA SHOWS ITS GRATITUDE,
HIk Cut ArmizcH j(H Keener by nil IJx
lilliltlon of FrienilMliIn.
Keeper Mullen Is constantly exposed
to the wild beasts In the zoo in giving
them their food and In cleaning their
cages. Last week he was engaged in
the pleasant occupation of brightening
the outside apartment of a largo puma.
For reasons of his own he lias always
been in the habit of permitting the ani
mals to roam In the Innlili. n.rr .,ii
he cleaned the outside one. Rut this
time lie somehow forgot to lock the
loor, and the numn wnikmi
There was a brief nniisp.iim-inF u-titni.
time Mr. Mullen hastily reviewed Ids
past life. The puma stood In the door
way blinking at the lltrht mill lilnnL'fn.,
up the only means of escape. All around
were the hard Iron llMrM tf till, rtn ....
J he puma, waving its long catlike tall,
siowiy approached, and Mr. Mullen
Drought his broom to a nosliinn whinh
In army parlance Is knpwn as charge
oajoneis. Great was the keeper's sur
prise when the fierce animal meekly
rubbed lt sleek sides against the trem
bling leg. very much after the manner
of a large cat. It exhibited signs of
recognition and pleasure and began
Mullen could scarcely believe his eyes.
He fancied the animal was only sham
ming and biding his time, and expect
ed every moment to feel its sharp fangc
in ins ieg. .ot to lie outdone by the
an'mal. he began bluffing, too, acting as
If It were the most natural thing in the
world that he should be patting the
puma's head. He tried to make the
animal feel how much he was enjoying
It. and the result was that they were
soon romping on the ground together
like two friendly children.
This Is the explanation of It: Keeper
Mullen had removed a tumor from the
side of the puma. The operation was.
performed by the aid of catgut and took
some time. The puma suffered a great
deal with It and seemed relieved when
It was over.
It has shown great affection for It's
keeper ever since, permitting him to
pat Its head between the bars, but not
until he accidentally found himself In
the same inclosure with It did the keeper
believe that he could ever enter lhs cage
and come out unscathed.
Keeper Mullen naturally attributes
the display of affection to the operation
which he performed, and he says that'
hereafter he will not be afraid to enter
the puma's cage any time he may see
lit. He knows that hereafter they will
be good friend3. Philadelphia Times.
NELSON'S FAMOUS SIQNAL.
It . IsVT ,it.
Theiser-Vtt i" LV&lfonso's SniS
Us and by tneir
stream becomes a
this ropy, dark
thing of beauty.
llol could easily be drawn be
tween the pnraflln works and a bee
hive, only instead or one uuiiumg mere
,vr. mnnv. each under its own man
ager and each doing Its part in con
verting this worthless loouiug reiuse
Into wax. .
Nothing is wanted. As this "residual
oil" is pumped from building 10 ouuu-
Ing In Its course of purification It in
turn leaves a refuse from which axle
grease and all kinds of lubricating oils
nre made. Here they make wool oils,
rope and twine oils some of a pale yel
low, others red and carbons for elec
tric light. The carbons nre mnue irom
the last stubborn dregs from which ev
ery drop of oil has been pressed. The
extreme refuse Is used as fuel and Is
called coke, it gives out great heat
nn,i i used for heating "stills" and
sometimes the homes of the employes,
eh m m
yviu. so HIS
jjs 13 j?s.
OSS I I RM ' N
mi ill i l u-Ais-il m
III t-'fl HI I Kk'AJK'Al M
Hia&7? BWTrV HmZttt If
Il-onsu'8 Sn.Sl'nf Fun.
mg King of Spain seems to
Red his mothers cheerful
nt and to have a spirit of
m even and tins is saying
inanish etiquette cannot
fl'he following story is being
f.ilil nf lit ninlestv: The little king
lVVa w aanw - v - - -
had been) reading out to his tutor a
sentence In the words, "She possessed
in the highest degree the distinguished
mauner of grace and speech luherent
In princesses," and to his tutor's
amazement remarked: "That writer
didn't know much about courts."
"Why do you say that, sir?"
"Well, look at that pair of prin
cesses." One of his royal sisters, evldttntly
dreadfully hot and sleepy, was sprawl
ing over her desk In a very degage at
titude, while the other, apparently un
able to solve a dlflicult problem, was
absently rubbing her eyes nnd looking
.ininil meanwhile. His mnlesty tugged
the hair of one ar.5 pinched the nrm
. ... .nr. n.,n riiirr Enim,
sometimes iiw uuww -i- , 0j auoiuer iinutuas, K,umu,
A. more interesting process cannot be , yery strong and familiar terms of sis
conceived than that by which wax is ter)y reprouation.
mndo from petroleum. The machinery ..rri...ft nro distinguished manners
, . . ,.l.m i. . I .llllllllf.fl Kill 111111
USCll IS lllline aim wu'i'.M."-
the manager of each department Is an
expert in his particular line. Chicago
Hull I'l-lits lii Paris.
Paris is to have Its bull fights to add
to the excitement of Its populace. The
arena, however, will not be within the
city walls, but at Enghlen, which Is
some twelve minutes' Journey by train.
In "families where they don't put up
any fruit, oue of the children Is sent
around the corner for canned peaches
whenever company unexpectedly
nnd grace of Fpeech for you!" he ex
claimed, regarding triumphantly the
tutor!" London Chronicle.
Europo'i Princes nnd PrincesBrs.
A statistician has recorded the pain
ful fact that there aro 71 marriageable
princesses of the royal blood In Europe,
the bonds of matrimony. The conclu
and only 47 princes of age to enter into
slon Is that there are - I princesses who
must either contract morganatic mar
riages or beexmc St. Catherines.
A non-opeuable door Is wanted for
closets in which family skeletons aro