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OREGON STATE ITEMS OF INTEREST
UOOM IN OftCHAftD LANDS.
Homesnnknrs Looking fur Locations
on Moos Hjver.
Hood Ulver 'Mint Hood Uivr in
irett ing It share of the coloiihit trnllii
Is Indicated by lh fait Unit ten fx mi
lie f i n vii arrived hern thin week look
ing fur land. Tim newcomers are from
Minnesota, North I'.ikota, K Aimitn and
Missouri. They urn anxious to go into
applegrowlng, Hint real estate men are
lniHy showing them over the valley
Kach day record several purchases of
Imid whiHi in now not to apple tree or
will be cleared for that purpose, nml
innicimnn are that mere will lie a
wtlll greater demand for fruit laud.
The hoiiienccker who have hi ri vi1
nay iniiny more will count a soon as
(tiriii)( (:iin in lint M iililln Went, poo
iilu there I x' i 111 slow to believe that
eprlng is mi much earlier here.
Ileal estate purchase are not confined
to Fantcrn people, a Portland mt'ii are
iuvcMt ing in apple land, going a far
n hack of Mount llooil. They are re
lying on tho effect the Mount llooil
railroad will have on luml in the ti cl"T
valley. Tli ift mud in now Hearing com
ltl Ion . nml the Mrst cnr ol freight was
shipped over it htHt week, corisifiicd to
.M iro. Much of th wood ( ' i r ii i r I y
burned in clearing fruit lands will Moon
lie lllitt ketithle Ht H liniuinill expense,
th im reducing the cost of clearing Inn. I.
Tlx w u r ii wet weather of the past
few (I.IVM )ilM started plant life into C
tivity anil lierry growers will soon com-
Room for Settler in Umatilla,
remllelon The r w i 1 manner in
which I ' innt ilia county in being settled
lis drawn Httetitioli of lute to the fact
tliHt there in much good wheat IhihI left
on w hat w:is once tho I'mutiUa Indiiiu
reservation. A trtict of t hirt land wiii
bought hy tint government in IH!i7 Hiid
old in parcels at low prices to settler.
In iiihiiv cien HI) acre out of h quarter
section are to he found, on different
parts of the reservation, wdieh were
then thought useless. With proper at
tention thii lind mny yet become a
gocsl hn tlm html Hint was fold. Home
of tint Ihii'I Hold then, neiir Weston,
Athena and Adams, Ht from $10 to $20
Hn Here, grows wheat ol the fluent .jual-
Goes to Brazil Missionary,
l'caitic I'niversily, rorest (irove
Minn Uraee C. Wood, who has been an
instructress in Tualatin academy for
tint past three Team, having come to
Pacific from Irtiry college, Mo., has
left for Brazil to engage, in missionary
wink, for which she will hit peculiarly
Hlited. ler position will he filled
immediatrly hy Mr. Zimmerman, from
IlitFerside academy, 1'ortlund. llefore
jtoing to Uracil to commence her work,
she will attend the missionary conven
tion, which in held at Nashville,
Tenn., and from there she w ill go di
rect to Brazil.
Return Money to Counties.
Silem State Supenitendent of In
nt ruction J. i I . Ackerman, one of the
promotc-n of the Kducational contrreHH
at the Lew in and Chirk fair, lian pre
pared hia rep irt of receipts and expciid
iturcH of the committee. The money
which Mr. Ackermnn in account inn
whh donated on his riolicitaiton by the
countieM for expcncH of the coiiKreHN.
There in a lialancit of $2tl!l.Kti, wi.ich
w ill he returned to the conntiea in pro
portion to the amount cont rilnitcd. In
all, $l,ltH Hil whh received.
Building Boom on ut Baker.
Haker City The excavation for a one
ntory atone hiiildiiiK at Kirnt and Court
t-trcctH, to rout ahotit (il.OOO, markH the
lieinnint; of the building hooin for
which the architecta have heen prepar
ing all winter. In the next nix inontliH
more building will he done in linker
City than during any previous year in
the himory of the place. I'lans have
been made and contractu let for a Urge
number of bin humncHH blocks, and
many fine reHiuVuccH and cottaxes will
School District of "First Class."
Halem State Superintendent Acker
man baa gone to Hood River to assist
in the campaign for the organization of
a school district of the first class by
consolidating six country districts.
The object of the consolidation is to es
tablish gtaded schools, and a district
high school. Under the law a majority
of voters in each district, ai they now
exist, must vote in favor of the consoli
dation It is thought all the Wubco
districts are favorably inclined except
one, and public sentiment favorable to
consolidation is gaining ground there.
Logging Road on Rock Creek.
La Grande Work has heen resumed
on the (irand Honde Lumber company's
railroad up Hock, creek. A larjje
amount of the grading and several
lulled of tracklayiug were completed
last year, hut work was discontinued m
account of the winter weather. It it
the intention now to continue the work
until the road is completed. The road
will be used exclusively in bringing
logs to the river from an extensive tim
ber district in the Kock creek territory,
Creamery at Wallowa.
Wallowa The Wallowa liuilding
association has begun work on the
creamery to he installed hy the Blue
Mountain Creamery company, of La
Urande. The ice house is to be fin
ished by April 1. The same company
will also have a plant at Enterprise.
This will secure a profitable industry
to the farmer of Wallowa valley,
which is a perfect dairy country.
I'UIMAUY LAW CONSTRUED.
Ciimlidnto M.iy Run for Office on Two
Salem That one man may he the
candidate of both political purlieu has
been decided hy A Homey Ueneral
Crawford in an opinion rendered In re
sponse to an inquiry from W. J. Moore,
district attorney at I.akeview. The
hypothel ical camt submitted was that
of a candidate who, In the primaries,
was on both the Republican and the
llemocratic. tickets and received a plur
ality Tote for thn ollii e in each instance.
The ruling of the attorney general is
that the ofllce seeker thereby becomes
the nominee of hot h parties, and bis
name must he so printed on the general
ballot at the election In June.
The same would be true if a man
were an aspirant for a Republic an nom
ination and his name were written into
the Pcmocratic primary ballots, there
by giving him a plurality of the demo
Catch Salmon in Closed Season,
(irants I'hns Kisln rmen on Kogue
river, taking lessons from the cannery
men on the Columbia, are doing a big
humncMH even if the seamm is cloned.
Last year they hhipped from (irants
I'uxs ami Merlin over 1M0 tons of finh
lo Portland. This year the shipments
will amount lo considerable more, as
they are shipping more than a ton
day. A set net on the Illinois river
about 'JO miles from where it empties
into Kogue river, is daily making big
catcheH of fine salmon. Fishermen on
Kogue river are also doing a good busi
Fruit Cannery at La Grande.
La (i ramie An Lantern syndicate
through its special agent, (ieorge T
Powers, has purchased from the Oregon
Produce company the large storage
warehouse No. 2. In addition to the
plant purchased, Mr. Power left in
structlons with his agent here to select
sites for a cannery, fruitdryer. a jelly.
vinegar and cider factory. The (rcgon
Produce company retains warehouse
No. I, and will buy and sell, but will
not take fruit on storage or consign
merit. It w ill give possession of ware
house No. 'i June 1 .
Elk for Harney County.
Hums J. K. Wallace has returned
from the southern part of Harney coun
ty, w here he went to get an elk pre
seuted to this Harney County Fair asso
ciation by the Pacific Livestock com
pany. It will be mounted and placed
in the taxidermy display at the pavil
ion. The large elk on exhibition at
the Lewis and Clark exposition was
sold for 2.r)0 before the Harney county
exhibit of birds and animals was re
Sheep Bring High Price.
Fendleton About 10,000 bead of
yearling sheep have been purchased
from I'niatilla county stockmen within
a few days by John Howard, of Pakota,
the ruling price being $' a bend. Those
from w hoir purchases were made are A
Knotts, Charles Johnson, Douglas
Kelts and Charles Matthews. None
of the sheep were select stock.
Inspecting the Sugar Plants.
La (i ramie II. T. Pyer, of Ogden,
I'tah, general manager of the Amalga
mated sugar lactones, is in me city on
a tour of inspection. V. (i. Taylor, of
Ign, I'tah, accompanied Mr. Pver
and will take the place of factory super'
intcndciit at la (iraude, succeeding
Charles WoodhmiHe, who has resigned.
Wheat Club, fi7r(i.Sc; blnestem, (18
(Tf70c; red, (.5 (it title; valley, 71(ci7L
Oats No. I white, feed, $2H('JD;
gray, $27.fi0(ai2S.5O per ton.
ltarley Feed, l:.f(K(24 per ton;
brewing, $2424..r0; rolled, 2425.
Ituckwheat 12.25 per cental.
Hay Eastern Oregon timothy, $13
3414 per ton; valley timothy, $8(.i();
clover, $7.60(?8; cheat, t7; grain
Fruits Apples, f 1 (j? 2.50 per box;
cranberries, f 12.60(314.50 per barrel.
Vegetables Cabbage, G per
pound; cauliflower, $2 per crate; eel
ery,$4. 75(95 per crate; sprouts, (l7c
per pound; squash, 1 1 4 C4 1 c per
pound; turnips, IKlciJifl a sack; car
rots, (S5Q 75c per sack ; beets, 85c$l
Onions Oregon, No. 1, 65Q70c a
sack ; No. 2, nominal.
I'otatotes Fancy graded Rurhanks,
(H)('i70e per hundred; ordinary, nom
inal; sweet potatoes, 2xA($'2c per
Butter Fancy creamery, 27J30c
KB8 Oregon rancL, J6l0gC per
Poultry Average old heiiB, 133M4o
per pound; mixed chickens, 12(3 13c;
broilers, 2022c; young roosters,12c;
old roosters, 10 10)wc; dressed
chickens, 1 4 1 5c ; turkeys, live, 16
1 7c ; turkeys, dressed, choice, 1820c;
geese, live, SDc; geeoe, dresHed, 10
12o; ducks, l18c.
Hops Oregon, 1905, choice, 10Q
lOJc; prime, 8'Jc; medium) 78c;
Wool ICastern Oregon average best,
10(21c; valley, 242Cc per pound;
mohair, choice, 30o per pound.
Beef Dressed bulls, 2s3c pound;
cows, 3(ill4io per pound; country
Mutton Dressed, fancy,
per pound; ordinary, 45oj lambs, 8
Veal Dressed, 3 80 per pound.
Pork Dressed, 6($0o per pound.
SAYS WORK IS BEING DONE.
Harrinon Return From Panama and
Praise Canal Official.
New York, F'hit. 28. Lx-Corigrses-rrisii
I' rands Kurton Harrison returned
to New York yesterday after a trip of
six weeks through Central America.
One week of that time be spent in in
vestigating the work ol digging the
Panama canal. Hn Is convinced, he
says, that the administration ought to
be upheld in its task. Mr. Harrison
found that, although a Demricrat, the
oflicials engaged in the canal work were
eager to inform him about it. They
seemed to have nothing to conceal, ami
they had work there, be said, to show
for their efforts. He found esprit de
corps among the higher oflicials, and
he continued :
"Mr. Stevens is working to establish
it all along the line. .With the minor
oflicials, who are appointed by the civil
service, there is little of the spirit ne
cessary for the right kind of work.
They seem to fear that Washington will
change the plans and change jobs. I
think that the canil commissioners
should be there on the ground. It
would help a vast deal. Not all of
them would be necessary two or three
might do. More work would be ac
complished." Mr. Harrison was asked if lie ap
proved of the plans for the building of
"I think it would be folly," he re
plied, "to array any party against
such a work. Criticism might be all
right, hut not as partisan criticism.
"I believe the canal is being dug
honestly, efliciently, and with earnest
ness ami intelligence. Any observant
traveler could offer minor criticism as
to what has been done and what is
being left undone, but we are not deal
ing with trivialities there, nor is the
canal commission to be held account
able like the house committee of a so
cial (liib. We are building a great
canal, and it is going to be built."
BURIAL OF JONES' BONES.
Naval Hero Will Be Interred at An
napolis With Ceremony.
Annapolis, Md., F"eb.'28. Hecretary
of the Navy Bonaparte, General Horace
Porter, Governor Warfield of Maryland
and Admiral Sands were in conference
yesterday relative to the interment of
the remains of Admiral John Paul
Jones April 24, the anniversary of iiis
victory over the British frigate Drake.
The body of the gnat ova fighter will
on that date be removed from the tem
porary vault, in which it was placed
upon its return to this country, to the
handsome memorial hall in the new
midshipmen's quarters, and not, as
had been expected, to the crypt of the
new chapel, as that will not be ready
in time for the ceremony.
While all the details have not been
arranged, the ceremonies of April 24,
which will be held in the armory of
the naval academy, will be presided
over by Secretary of the Navy Bona
parte, and addresses will lie made by
President Roosevelt, General Porter,
Governor Warfield and the French am
bassador, M. Jusserand. It was de
cided to make the display a purely
naval one except that various patriotic
societies throughout the country will
lie invited to attend and participate.
AROUSED AGAINST FOREIGNERS.
Whole Population Hostile, Encouraged
by Viceroy of Canton.
Manila, Feb. 28. A leading Ameri
can ll'in in this city has received the
following cable from Canton:
"The boycott lias greatly encouraged
the anti-foreign feeling. Teachers, re
formers, agitators and the native news
papers now have the power of that as
sociation behind them, causing a re
markable growth in the reform party
and secet societies, while the anti-foreign,
anti-dynastic viceroy of Canton,
by his autocratic ruling and his antag
onistic attitude to the foreign consuls,
encourages the masseB of the people in
their antl foreign feeling.
"In the prefecture of Chang Chew,
near Amoy, recent outrages against for
eign court procedure, approved by Be-
kin, has strengthened the revolutionary
forces, who are now eager to try con
clusions with the government.
"In a portion of China between the
Yangtse valley and the Hongkong dis
trict, dangerous anti-foreign feeling ex
ists which is likely to break out at any
Refuse to Stand Examination.
New York, Feb. 28. The Mutual
Reserve Life Insurance company gave
out a statement today relative to the
w ithdrawal of the company from the
state of Missouri. The withdrawal fol
lowed a discussion as to an examination
of the company by Missouri examiners
at the expense of the company. The
Mutual Reserve objected to the expense
in prospect, holding that it was exces
sive and illegal. The company's esti
mate of the minimum cost ol the exam
ination is $8,000, while the superin
tendent's is 5,000.
Stop Smuggling of Arms.
Ilelsingfocrs, Finland, Feb. 28. In
order to check the constant attempts to
smuggle arms and ammunition into
Finland for the use of the Finnish and
Russian revolutionists, the Finnish ad
ministration has decided to charter two
additional steamers, and to in
crease the number of posts and guards
patrolling the fjords. Four chests of
bayonets and rifles consigned to the ad-
utant of the Red guards were confis
cated by the Helsingfora customs.
Kills State Primary Bill.
Dea Moines. Ia., Feb. 28. The state
primary bill met defeat in the state
senate today by a vote of 29 to 21.
This ends the fight on this subject for
KILLS TIMBER BILL
Repeal of Timber and Stone Act
Laid on Table.
NO HOPE NOW FOR ITS REVIVAL
Three Northwestern Members of the
House Oppose Measure Favored
by President and Commission.
Washington, March 1. By a vote of
1 to 4 the house public lands cornmitteb
today voted to table the bill to repeal
the timber and stone act and substitute
therefor a law authorizing the sale of
mature public timber at its appraised
value. The action of the committee is
in linn with its action taken in the last
congress, and effectively kills the pend
ing bill, which was endorsed by the
president and the public landB com
mission. The committee's action
makes it impossible to bring the bill
up on the floor of the house, even for
Mondcll, Wyoming, French, Idaho,
arid Iiixon, Montana, are among those
The puMic lands commission, after
a careful study of the operation of the
timber and stone law, condemned it,
and recommended its repeal and the
substitution of a law which would per
mit the governmnet to realize some
thing like the real value of its timber.
Such a law as recommended by the
commission and favored by the senate
committee would y:eld from 125 to
1 100 an acre for the choice timber
lands of the West, where the govern
ment now receives a beggarly $2.50.
Moreov?r, a law such as proposed
would tend to put a stop to the rank
timber monopoly that has been under
taken in the Pacific ('oast states. In
that it would require lumbermen to
pay a fair price for timber, instead of
permitting them to get it for a merely
The most vigorous opponent of repeal
on the house committee is Mr. Mon
dell, who believes in legislating to
meet conditions in his own state, not
withstanding the effect on the rest of
the country. Mr. Mondell contends,
probably very truly, that the timber
and stone act has baen beneficial to
Wyoming. The timber of that state is
perhaps worth no more than $2.50 an
acre, for the Wyoming forests cannot
compare with those of the Northwest
ern states, either in extent or in qual
ity of timber. Mr. Mondell argues
that, inasmuch as the act has benefited
Wyoming and has lad to no fraud,
therefore it must have benefited the
entire West and should not be repealed
KAISER GETS READY.
Fortifies Kiaochou and Prepares His
China Squadron for Action.
Berlin, March 1. Admiral von Tir
pitz stated in the reichetag Wednesday
that the government had decided to
fortify Kiao Chou in order that it may
be made impregnable from both the
land and water sides. He expressed
the belief that German residents of the
port were in danger from a threatened
uprising in Chnia.
This is the first admission officially
that Germany is anxious as to the out
come of the present anti-foreign agita
tion throughout China, and is held
here to mean that the situation is much
more serious than formerly has been
The German warships on the Chi
nese station were recently overhauled,
anil srj in readiness for any action that
may become necessary to protect Ger
man interests at any point on the
Chinese coast. Arrangements have
been completed by which the admiral
in command is keeping in touch with
the German embassy at Fekin, and
will act under orders from there. All
vessels in the euuadron, according to
the latest advices, are well provisioned
and coaled and ready for action at a
Increased Postal Appropriation.
Washington, March 1. The Bub
committee of the committee on post
offices and postroads, which has been
considering appropriations for the Post
oflice department, practically adopted
the bill today, fixing the appropriation
for the department at about $192,000,
000 or $10,000,000 more than the last
appropriation. The bill provides for
some changes in the department's
methods and contains a provision to
prevent the shipment of anything but
actual mail matter through the mails
of the government.
Government Has a Surplus.
Washington, March 1. For the first
time since May 1, 1004, when the gov
ernment made its payment of $50,000,
000 for the Panama canal property aud
$4,600,000 was loaned to the Louisiana
Purchase Exposition company, the
daily statement issued today shows for
the fiscal year a surplus of receipts over
expenditures. The surplus today
amounts to $1,102,003. This is re
garded by the treasury oflicials as a
remarkably fine showing.
Castro Not Aggressive.
Washington, March 1. Senor Gar
bieras, the newly appointed charge
d'affaires of Venezuela, who arrived in
this city last night, took charge of the
legation today. When asked concern
ing the condition of affairs between
France and Venezuela, he stated that
nothing new had developed. He de
nied that President Castro had any ag
DEVELOPMENT OP CUBA.
Islnnil la IlnpMIr Mrcntrrlnf from
l:rrrl of War,
From nn Industrial standpoint the
Island of Culm Is of much rnoro Im
portiiri'e to dny than It wn In the hey.
1ny of the Spanish reglmo. It Is trim
fhnt the two grent Industrie of tlm
island, sug.ir and tobiifeo growing, hnvo
riot yet recovered from the devastation
wrought during the long years of the
struggle for Indcpernlenep, when every
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ImjK'tim which the American rK-rupn-
A tobacco nr.xn.
tlori r.-.ve to th reultlvntlon of tho
lending staples has already had marked
effect 1, and then aiignr ami tobacco
plantation seem more like their old
sehes than at nny time since the close
of the wnr. It Is stated, for example,
fhnt KO.OiO jK'ople find employment In
the tohnoco fields. Hut from an econ
omic standpoint this does not mean so
much ns does the fact that on Intelli
gent effort Is being made In the direc
tion of diversified farming, whereby the
Islund will not be so dependent upon
Its two principal products as has been
the ea?e In the past.
Wh such an effort was not made
during the long period of European
occupation It Is somewhat difficult to
say. In the west end of the Island are
to lie found all tln conditions requisite
to the successful cultivation on a large
scale of tropical fruits aa well as fruits
that are not essentially troplcaL Or
anges, pineapples, grapes and bananas
might be made leading staples. Of
course one thing that formerly mili
tated against any extensive enterprise
was the lack of transportation facili
ties, a condition which Is being rerolu
tlor.lz.M, thanks chiefly to American
and English Initiative. The opening of
the trunk railroad traversing the back
bone of the Island from east to west
has a'ready been followed by good re
sults from the Industrial standpoint!
and If the scheme of Sir William Van
Hornu and his associates looking to
the upbuilding of a great system of
small land holdings Is carried to Its
loglca' conclusion It will of Itself tend
to Inaugurate an era of prosperity
hitherto unknown by the Cubans. Tho
building of branch railroads Is pro
ceeding apace, thus offering still great
er Inducements to those who would
venture upon agricultural experiments.
ANCIENT WATER VILLAGES.
Btranare Hello of Old Custom
vail In German Foreit.
"One of the most Interesting regions
In the "Old Fatherland" Is the s
called "Spreewald," the forest of the
Spree, 6ltuated not far from the Ger
man capital, In the province of Bran
denburg," says Fritz Morris in Tech
nical World Magazine. "Each village
is a little Venice, every house a little
Island ; and these Islets are connected
by bridges sufficiently raised to allow
boats to pass under them. Most of the
houses, with their barns and stables,
rest on piles; and there is generally a
strip of artificial terra flrma. either in
front or at the rear of every building.
. . 1. 1 .. a i .. 1 .
By means of these land strips and of
the bridges, the slender land communi
cation is kept throughout the district ;
but most of the business and amuse
ment Is carried on through the canals.
which not only form the main highways
but penetrate and cross and recross the
whole region. It is on these lagoons
that all traffic is conducted in boats.
during the period from spring, when tho
last vestiges of frost and ice are disap
pearing, until the end of autumn. Yon
see the letter carrier shoot up and
down the canals, performing his dutlei
In his frail craft; the police glldo
leisurely along the banks, watching ev
erything going on ; peasants bring the
products of their toll to the nearest
towns ; children go to and from school,
young mothers, dressed in their Sunday
clothes, are rowed. to church, carrying
In their arms a small, queer-looking
bundle from which two large eyes in a
tiny face stare at the stranger in won
derment baby is going to tie baptized,
an Important event with this strongly
"Oh, yes, he's making money running
a correspondence school of memory."
"Aw I that a a dead scheme ; teaching
people how to remember "
"You're 'way off. Ilia scheme la to
teach you how to forget, and his cli
ents are Insurance magnates and Stand
ard Oil officials. "Philadelphia Press.
Too many people mliua&e dignity for
llrmn "Jo th Night.
I hnrd the trailing gnrnients of the Night
Sweep tliroiiKli her ruarhlo linllsl
I saw her sable skirts all fringed with
From the celestial walls I
I felt her present, hy Its spell of might.
Stoop o'er niv from above;
The calm, mnjestlc presence of the Night,
A of the one I love.
heard the sounds of sorrow and delight.
The manifold, soft chimes.
That fill the haunted charnlsTs of ttx
Like some old poet's rhymes.
From the cool cisterns of the midnight air
My spirit drank repose;
The fountain of perpetual peace flows
From those deep cisterns flows.
O holy Night ! from thee I learn to bear
What man hns borne before!
Thou layost thy finger on the lips of
And they complain no more.
Peace! IVnce! Orestes-like I breathe
Descend with broad-winced flight,
The welcome, the thricv-prayed-for, the
The best-Moved Night!
Henry Wads worth Ixingfellow.
The Ilt-ltfht of the HldlruloaK.
I wrote "lie lines once on a time
In wonu.'ous merry mood.
And thought, as usual, men would say
They were exceeding good.
They w?re so queer, so very queer,
I laughed as I would die ;
Albeit, in the general way,
A sober man am I.
I called my servant, and he came;
How kind It was of him.
To mind a slender man like me.
He of the mighty limb !
"These to the printer," I exclaimed.
And. In my humorous way,
I added fas a trifling jest),
"There'll be the devil to pay."
He took the paper, and I watched.
And saw him peep within;
At the first line he read, his fac
Was all upon the grin.
ne read the next ; the grin grew broad
And shot from ear to ear ;
He read the third, a chuckling noise
I now began to hear.
The fourth, be broke Into a roar;
The fifth, his waistband split;
The sixth, he burst five buttons off
And tumbled in a fit.
Ten days and nights, with sleepless eye,
I watched that wretched man.
And since I never dare to write
As funny as I can.
Oliver Wendell Holmes.
TOKIO'S DAILY NEWSPAPERS.
Many Little District Publication,
Reminding One of Parla.
There are thirty dally newspaiiers la
Toklo, some of them confined mainly t
the particular district in which they
are published, says the Atchison Glol.
This Is like Paris again I Insist tha
the Japanese are much like the French
"heu a newsboy appears with an ex
tra he excites attention by tying a bell
to his feet, and this clutters when he
Many of these extras are printed on
one s.Vle of a sheet no larger than the
Globe was when it originally appeared.
I visited a newspaper office located on
n prominent corner. The entrance,
which was rather ornate, was cluttered
up with ink barrels. There were four
or five flat-bed three-revolution presses
In the press-room. The Globe's press
will print more papers In nn hour than
the presses I saw could print nil day.
The guide said the newspafier was a
reliable one, but not particular promi
nent He then took me to see the of
fice of the leacUng newspaper lu Japan.
In Its pressroom It had u new Hoo
f t, , t t Imtteril and au ol(1
perfecting press In a room adjoining.
The mailing room had a dirt floor and
the pressroom was heated with a little
coal stove, one of the kind you see la
a $l-a-week room at home.
Every editor and reinirter has a rick
shaw man, and a number of these were
waiting In the lobby. In New York
and Chicago the "newspaper offices are
among the grent show places. I do not
believe the Japanese know ns much
ubout the newspuper as they know
I nsked the gu'de If the Japanese
newspapers use linotypes, but he didn't
understand me, so you can have it uuj
way you choose.
All lie Needed.
"Pou't you play any of the popular
airs?" asked the man who was attend
ing to the details of a convention.
"No," answered the leader. "This Is
a political band. We don't play nny.
thing but 'Hall to the Chief," 'Star
Spangled Banner' and 'He's a Jolly
Good Fellow.' " Wushlngtou Star.
Points of View.
"Now, let us talk this thing of street
paving over In the abstract," suld the
"How can we?" replVnl the contract
or. "From my point of view It is en
tirely a concrete subject." Baltimore
We would like to know if tho worn
en wear combs to hold their hair up