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than two hundred thousand
^d »kins are now showu at the
atural History Muw'iim in London.
O bserver .
MONMOUTH, POLK COUNTY. OKEOON. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8.
i M ork
E m o n i or
P r i n c i p a l E v e n t * D evoted P r in c ip a l l y
a s h in g t o n
to th e
F a rm ers
R e l ia b l e Q u o t a t io n * C a r e f u l l y
LN iimneuse «warm ot trees took
N e w A t t r a c t in g P u b l ic I n te rest .
T e r r it o r y a n d C a l if o r n i a .
v is e d E v e r y W k k k .
a n d S to c k m e n .
Samuel S. Brown’«
W H EAT—
Valley, $1 30(3fl 31
^use in Nortbtield, L. I. The fainil)
1 he Governor of Tennessee his par-
An Italian mine.'QGiovat ni Govesg-
Ewes that have weaned their lambs
driven out, and the bees had to doued Dan Heunessy, of “ geld-brick” lia, while rolling logs as the Zcile mine may be fattened very easily if given ’ Walla Walla, $1 20(31 22*.
alne>) who was sentenced to a five at Jackson, Cal., was sunstruck, slid two meals a day of grain with plenty
B A R L E Y — Whole, $1 10(31 12*;
bt smoked out.
yearB term in the penitentiary for died three honrs afterward.
of grass in the pasture.
ground, per tou,
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swindling 0. F. Noel out of #(¡,000
Jt-hn Boone, a suilo.', who came to
Radishes may be had at all periods.
¡T he other night a policeman in
OATS— Milling, 30(33l * c . ; feed, 44
Another battle has occurred be Tacoma, W. T., from San Pedro, Cal., Use plenty of manure and grow them
kicago was startled by the up|>eai-
tween the Jones »nd Green factions in tiecanie intoxicated and was run over quickly, so as to have them crisp and
of what he thought was a Hancock county, Tenn , and the re- and killest in Northern Pacific yards. tender.
( H A Y — Baled, $10(3$L2.
A Chinaman, an employe on the
A ll the leguminous plants that have
»st, but which proved to be a younj. -ult is that there are two less of the
at Merced, Cal., been tried make good ensilage, but
£ nT v 114* <9
|y who had got up in her sleep, and Green family.
they are so highly nitrogenous as to olhy, 9 *^ 10c.; Red Clover, 14<a 15c.
The boiler of the steamer Fulton while attempting to jump on a freight
walking the streets.
FLO U R— Patent Roller,
exploded Thursday, in the Gulf, «?ff » » i n . slipped and fell, the cars passing make too rich a food to use aloue in
¡Country Brand, $3 75.
The ovei bwth his legs near tlV thigh.
h e lightning which almost demol- the mouth of the Mississippi.
A youug mau named Ernest Staysa
Keep squashes and
d the house of Mr. Brautly at captain, the pilot «nd two deck hands was accidentally shot at Pasadena, away from cantaleups and water-! EGGS— Per doz, 18c.
B U TTE R — Fancy roll, per pound,
kia, Ga., the other day, harmeo
Cal., by a rifle in his own hands while melons. In fact, it is best to grow no
Two earthquake shocks were felt at
pe of the family, although a young ^ uma, Ariz. One was quite severe, taking it out of a wagou. • He died pumpkins on a farm where imvlnus 25c.; pickled, 20(3 25c.;
was within a foot or two of the lasting several seconds, and accom
M. Trayner was arrested at Los from one plant to another.
C H E E SE — Eastern, 16(320c.; Ore
panied with low rumbling sounds. No
e where ihe bolt first fell.
The hoe may now be used with ad gon, 14<3l6c.; California, 14*c.
Cal , on suspicion of shoot
damage was done.
ing W. Eimau. The victim will prob- vantage both on beets and carrots, i
Little Rock. S. C., Mrs. Verein,
V E G E TA B L E S — Beets, jwr sack,
Michael Murry, short
- . of , a , ablv die. The cause of the shunting The spaces between the rows can be
$1 50 ; cabbage, per lb., 2 fc .; carrots,
25, gave whisky $nd chloroform basebidl club, was hit by u pitched^ i8 gtin unknown.
cleaned with a cultivator, but the hoe
per sk., $1 25; lettuce, per doz. 20c.;
jnester, N. 1.
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^ ■ le r husband, a man of sixty, and ball and killed at Rochester
Frank Beaumont assaulted Frank should lie used to clean out grass and onions. $1 00; potatoes, per 100 lbs.,
His neck was broken from the fofee of
wht this failed to kill him she dosed
Cox, at l’eantano, Cal., who shot him, weeds between the plants.
90c.(3$1; radishes, per doz., 15(320c.;
Young corn makes an excellent
the bullet entering Beaumoul’s throat
kiin with pounded glass. That killed
Capi. Nat Kinney, the famous chief and coming out at the back of the green manurial crop for plowing uu- i rhubarb, per lb., 6c.
him and the young women is now in and founder of the “ Bald Kuobhero’’
H O N E Y — In comb, per II»., 18c.;
neck, severing the spme.
d«r, but the seed is expensive.
organization,.wa« shot and instantly
ghum may be used also, and the seed strained, 5 gal. tins, per lb. 8*c.
killed at Ozark, Mo., by Bill Miles, an
PO U LTR Y — Chickens, per doz.,
A. J a m a ic a , N. Y., young lady for anti-B.ild-Knobber. Milos escaped.
Probst, of Colusa, Cal., fell off the for a few acres will cost but little.
00(o>4 50; ducks, per doz., $5 00(3
■ a t' time past has placed her en
Mrs. Garrie Harrington, wife of a was drowned. The body has been re the plants are about two feet high.
7 00; geese, $6 00(3 8 00; turkeys,
gagement ring in the toe of her shoe Chicago druggist, committed suicide
It is not desirable to pasture cows lK‘r lb., 12*e.
^ ^ R ’y night for safe keeping.
A day by pouring oil over her clothing and
in woodlands. The grass grown un-1
PR O VISIO NS— Oregon haws, 12*e
p o ago she took the shoe to a then setting tire to it. She had been drowned at Stockton, Cal., while bath der the shade is less nutritious, and |>er lb.; Eastern, 13^13^c.; Eastern
in ill healtti for some time, and fre
tiler for repairs, but did not miss
ing in Stockton channel.
From his the animals are apt to find many wild breakfast bacon, 12*c. jht lb.; Oregon
quently had attacks of dementia.
actions, as seen liy people on a yacht, plants, the flavor of which spoils the 10@12c.; Eastern lard, 1 0 @ ll*c. per
tor jriug until the honest shoemaker
Sherman Reeves arrested his nephew it is sup(H)sed he was seized with milk for any use. Ttiis is especially lb .; Oregon, 10*c.
ired it to her.
Sherman Grim, for disorderly conduct, cramps.
true of woods where wild
u R E E N F R U IT S — Apples, $ 60
at Oakland, Ind. A tight ensued, and
85c. • ttjeily lemons. $6 00(u>6 50
A woman in Argentine, Mich., has both drew revolvers. Grim was shot
Many cases of milk fever may be California, $3 50@5 00; Naval oranges
prized the whole neighborhood. three times and will die. Reeves was
loon-keepers, got into a quarrel with a traced to the manner in which the $6 00; Riverside, $4 00; Mediterra-
| keeps fire-arms in her house to slightly wounded.
If the uean, $4 25.
Mexican over the price of a drink. eows are fed before calving.
Billy Cole, who shot Wm. Mont The two saloon-keepers fired seven cow is wailing to come in, and has
)t any one who tries to arrest her;
D RIE D F R U IT S — Sun dried a;>-
a milord cannot collect his rent, gomery and Charles Grant, was taken shots into tlie Mexican, killing him. been dried off, she will require hut ples, 7*c. per lb .; machine dried, 10(3
from jail by masked men at Guide
very little grain.
The best food is
no one dares to refuse her any- Rock, Neb., and hanged on the rail both men were arrested.
j 11c; pitless plums, 13c,; Italian
grass, with a light mess of moistened
1 prunes, 10@14c.; peaches, 12*(3l4c.;
she asks for fear lest she will road bridge. Both of Cole’s victims
bran at night. If too fat the chances
raisins, $2 40(3 2 50.
while sitting asleep on the track near
kill 1 I I I nr «i*t hi * house on tire.
are still alive.
are that s.ie will have milk fever.
San Fernando station, Cal., was struck
W O O L— Valley, 17@ 18c.; Eastern
In a quarrel at Tuceon, Ariz., one by the overland express. On account
In a majority of cases the loss of
w e l l - k n o w n Belfast, Me., firm,! Mexican was stabbed to deatii and
j Oregon. 9(3l5c.
of a curve he was not seen till the
tly received a car-load of white . another mortally wounded by a Mexi train was upon him. H e was taken traced to lice. At this season, when
H ID E S— Dry beef hides, 8(3l0c.;
The tci Los Angeles hospital, where the in the weatner is becoming very warm, culls, 6(37c.; kip and calf, 8(3l0e.;
from Tennessee. When the car can named Jesus Figueroa.
lice multiply rapidly, and a few days Murrain, 10 @ 12c.; tallow, 3(33^c.
peued a hen was found inside, murdered man was trying to make juries were pronounced fatal.
peace when stabbed.
arc necessary to have the entire
LU M B E R — Rough, per M, $10 00;
The loss by the fire at Stockton.
;ly dead. After some care Biddy
Constant vigilance edged, per M, $12 00; T. and G.
Howard O. Spencer was held in Cal., was about $100,000; insurance flock infested.
to and is now all right.
The $6,000 and George Stringham in $5 000
about $60,000. The Shippee Agricul should be exercised in order to pre- sheathing, per M, $13 00; No. 2 floor
as between two and three weeks j bonds, for the murder of Sergt. Pike
vent lice from destroying the young ing, per M, $18 00; No. 2 ceiling, per
tural Works, which used the burned
in August, 1859, at Salt Lake City, building for a warehouse, had about poultry.
M,$18 00; No. 2 rustic, per M, $18 00;
Utah. Stringham made a confession. fifty combined harvesters stored there,
This is the time when a close search clear rough, per M, $20 00; clear 1’ . 4
D u h O I, j white at Lake He furnished Spencer his weapon to
anil a number of grain cleaners, all of must be made for borers in trees. S, per M, $22 50; No. 1 flooring, per
etonka lately, in looking for j do the shooting, and helped Spencer which were burned.
They can be more easily destroyed M, $22 50; No. 1 ceiling, per M,
now than later on.
Remove the $22 50; No. 1 rustic, tier M, $22 50;
for bait, caught one which a j escape.
9Yn old gentltman named P. J.
depth of stepping, per M, $25 00; over 12
tist, who happened to 6ee it, paid |
Palmer, who died at National City,
newly elected fireman, did not res Cal., has in accordance with implicit six inches around the trunk, search inches wide, extra, $1 00; lengths 40
r. The peculiarity of the frog
for the borer and fill up with coal , to 50, extra, $2 00; lengths 50 to 60,
pond when an alarm rang. "Get up,
that it had no left eye nor a place Geòrgie ; it won’t do to miss your first instructions left by him, had his body ashes, as the borer does not work on extra, $4 00; 1* lath, per M, $2 25;
put in a heavy-weighted coffin, carried
me, and the man who bought it j fire,’' said his father, trying to wake out to sea, and after appropriate trees where wood ashes have been 1* lath, per M, $2 50.
S A L T — Liverpool grades of fine
ave it stufled and exhibit it as a j him. But the young fellow did not funeral ceremonies, consigned to the freely used.
stir, and upon touching his face, the bottom of the Pacific.
$18, $19 and^$20 for the three
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stock salt, $10.
father found him cold and dead.
if cut before the seed-heads form.
A B i dd k p o h d , M e ., family had
Julie Clermont, has been arrested people are suffering a plague ill the When a plant produces seed it lias
BEANS— Quote small whites, $4 50;
ak for supper the other night, on a charge of having stolen $25,000 way of an invasion of rats, which go performed its mission and stored pinks, $3; bayos, $3; butter, $4 50;
| while sawing away on a piece by selling goods to different parties at 1Ilto p)Wns an,l villages in large nuiu- much of its nutritious matter in the Limas, $4 50 per cental.
seed. T i secure the largest amount
C O F FE E — Quote Salvador,
med tougher than usual one Guaymiis, Mox., and appropriating ^ers, destroying nearly everything in
the funds to himself.
He confessed the way. In some instances destruc of nu. it jo in hay the grass should Costa Rica, 18@20c.; Rio, I8(320e.;
e family found an army and
to stealing $8,000, but it has been as tive conflagrations have been started be cut wuile the stalks and blades Java, 27*c.; Arbuckle’s’s roasted, 22c.
cent firmly imbedded in the certained that he has deposited in by rats getting into places where contain the elements thaï
M E A T — Beef, wholesale, 2*(S)3c.;
It is supposed the cent was «eversi of the largest houses $19,000. matches are kept, and setting fire to be directed to the formation of seed. dressed, 6c .; sheep, 3c ; dre**sed, 6« . ;
A serious accident occurred on a houses.
into the ox, and that the wound
Old strawberry fields soon become hogs, dressed, 8@9o.; veal, 6@7c.
This can only
P IC K L E S — Kegs quoted steady at
I . r • i 4 ,...
of overrun with weeds
train, consisting of eight freight two John Moata.'the lodging-house keeper bo prevented by pulling the weed« out
issenger cars and two sleepers, struck
between the plant« a« soon as the crop 1 a. TL . „
IE big Nova Scotia 'timber raft,
w ho waabea ten by Carl Fo us tson,
a broken rail. The engine and every sailor, and died, at San Francisco. of berries is picked, at the same time _ S U G A R -P n c ro for barrels; Golden
owners are not alarmed at the car were derailed. The sleepers, both
working between the rows well with s £ ,< 4 °.; extra C .b fc.; dry granulated
The autopsy showed that death was
[>f the Leary raft, will soon be carrying passengers, w< rt throw n j c4Used by * erysipelas, but the disease cultivator.
If all the weeds are i 7^ ' ' . c™«hed, tine crushed cube and
tour pas- ^
BO/ duJ ¿, lhe bloW8 given by phlled out as fast as they appear, « « | powdered, 7f<J.; extra 0 , 6fc
bhed and started on its way to down the embankment.
¡York City. It is made of 30,- sengers were injured
Foustson. A warrant will not be is a« to prevent them from seeding,
Worth Jackson, a lunatic, who had sued for llie arrest of the latter, who there will be but few of them nex t
ticks bound together, making a
been placed in a bare and clo-e apart
— A man may be intelligent, emi
[00 feet long, with spars from 25 ment, ended his career at Cheyenne, is now on his way to Tacoma.
nent indeed in literature and philoso
Two youthful horse-thieves were
feet in length. It will be towed Wyo., by gashing his throat with bit«
phy, and yet exhibit very little com
Three of the past spring, and give them timely mon senee in the use of money. Dan
rill also be manned and rigged to of glass obtained by breaking a lamp captured at Seattle, W . T.
Jackson, armed with a them had stolen three valuable horses start on the stock, so that they may iel Wobster and Horace Greeley would
Winchester rifle, six-shooter and bowie- and taken to the woods, where the not rot the graft. A horticultural au use money foolishly and recklessly,
perfectly pure white birds, knife, was captured by a ranchman
were found by Wm. thority tells us that a graft should b even when they greatly needed It for
were caught in Galena, 111., near here, after firing several shots at Bunch, owne: of the horse»,
their own legitimate purposes. The
the boys ran, but the others were treated as if it were a young tree in
late Matthew Arnold lelt an estate
[been examined bytjocal ornithol
turned over to the police and were
PosU ttice authorities at Chicago,
I, who pronounce them genniue
later severely lectured by the judge are several buds upon the graft one worth but $.Y,0(JO. The bulk of his ac
having in charge the box robbery af
and allowed to go, as neither was over will often get the start of the others cumulations, it seems, was used to
ks. These exceedingly rare specs
Check this by pay other p<x>ple's debts. — United I'res-
fair hate completed a partial list of jQ yt,argo( ttge The boys'names are and outgrow them.
\ of the feathered tribe are about notes, drafts, money orders, and other Jo j * ndai .Charlie Dietzcl and Eddie pinching the ends of the shoots of j byU rinn.
papers found in Ober- ] „ ___
birds growii, and were taken negotiable
the exuberant grower.
— Prof. Thurston says In an article
| a nest known to have been built
A farmer who uses fsrtilizers is pre In the Forum that the world is await
Arthur W . Dickens, who is believed sumed to know what he is about.
over $250,000. The inspector is satis
If ing the appearance of three inventors
bins of the ordinary red-breasted
fied that the aggregate value of the to he a nephew of Charles Dickens, he applies them to an entire field it is greater than any who have gone be
stolen document* recovered will be the English novelist, was found dead because previous experience has satis fore. The first Is he who will show us
in his room at Los Angeles, Cal., with fied him that they pay.
fully a million dollars.
This being how. by the combustion of fuel, dlrect-
p tlL J ones , of China, Maine, had
The sheriff of Crook county. Wyo., a bullet hole in his right temple. He so, it is important that the fertilizer ly to produce the electric current; the
een set out doors by tier mother, arrived at Joilet, 111., with Jim O’Cen- came here from Denver, Col., about a be evi nly distributed so that the great second is the man who will teach us
she was heard to scream. Run nor. a horse thief, sentenced to three year ago. He left a letter saying he est pro|(ortionate gfxxl may result. to reproduce the beautiful light of
While coming was perfectly sane when about to take Much depends on the condition of the Ik t glowworm anil tiM lra C y .it light
[quickly, her mother saw a rooster years’ imprisonment.
train with his life, and that having lived over fertilizer as to dryness and fineness, without heat, the production of which
[ng at her head, and the blood
tiia hands and legs ironed O'Connor fifty years as a Bohemian, being weary and something also on the kind of means the utilization of energy with
fing down over her face.
She jumped through a car window and of life, and finding his financial iela drill used and its condition.
Even if out a waste still more serious than the
three large holes dented into tried to make his escape.
The train tion* straitened, he takes this way of force feed will not distribute evenly a ihermo-dynamic waste; while the thin)
the fertilizer has been left in it to rust
ead, made by his spurs, and was stopped and he was quickly cap solving the problem.
is the inventor who is to give us the
Arthur Pesqueira, aged about 19 and ruin it. A t the best there will b« first practically successful air-ship.
|s he would have killed the child tured.
Escaping gas had filled the picture years, committed suicide at Nogales,
had not rescued her.
gallery in the west wing of the resi- Ariz , by shooting himself through the , In a long bout the larger amount of
dt nee of F. C. Denney, at Elmira, N head with a revolver. He expired in fertilizer put on at each end has a
— Let plenty ot sunshine into the
cording to a writer in Black
Y., and when Mrs. Denney, before en stantly. He was a son of Ex Gov tendency to pack, and will not run bouse.
It is cheaper to fade the car
f « Magazine the gypsies of Tran- tering the gallery, stepped into a Pesqueira of Honora, Mexico, and through so easily as if lees were put
pet than pay the doctor.
nia teach young bears to dance niche and touched an' eRctri# ap heir to a large fortune, which he
—A good clergyman prayed fervent
ould have received on the attain ; account should intentional breaks in
■cing them on heated iron plates pliance for lighting the gas, a terrific
explosion followed, blowing the roof off nient of hie 21st birthday. He left no distribution be made for experiment. ly for those of his congregation who
i the trainer plays on the fiddle
the gallery and strewing the grounds explanation for committing the deed, There will probably be too many were too proud to kneel and too lazy te
ear lifting up its legs alternately .bout the house with gla««, iron and but it is understood that Pesqueira places where the fertilizer was missed itand.
— If currant or gooseberry bushes
ape the heat, involuntarily ob- imhers. Furniture was blown through held a quarrel with a woman to whom accidentally. The uneven distribu
Plate glaas be became attached, but who threat tion of fertilizer nausea uneven growth ihow holes in the leaves, apply pow-
i the time marked by the violin, the hallway like leave*.
of grain and uneven ripening, still iernd white hellebore, the best remedy
ventually learn» to lift hi* legs windows and walla were broken in ened to discard him unlesa he gave
farther detracting from its puality.
foe the currant worm.
her more money.
nearly every part of the house.
ever be hears the music.
A society ha« Kvn organized under
the name of “ The Association for Edu
cational Reform of the City of New
York,” the object of which i« to pro
mote needed reforms in the public
— In London, lately, a school exam
iner asked the class before him the
meaning of “ eternity.”
the smallest of the pupils held up a lit
tle whitehuiul and exclaimed: “ Please,
sir. God’s life.”
— By the way, when you take your
vacation, don't forget to take your
Christianity along with you. If you
leave it at home you may not recognize
it. or it may not recognize you. when
you return. — Interior.
— The essential difference between a
g o o d and had education is this, tlial the
former draws on the child to make it
learn by making it sweet to him; the
latter drives the child to learn by mak
ing it sour to him if he does not
< 'harlei Huston.
— It is in vain to preach to people
Onless you also love them ( ’hristianiiy
love them. It is not the smallest use
to try to make jieople good, unless you
try at the same time, and they feel that
you are trying, to make them happy. -
And you rarely can make another happy
unless you are happy yourself. Mr*.
A Christian said to a ministerof his
acquaintance: “ 1 am told you are
against the perseverance of the saints."
"N ot 1, indeed," he replied, “ it is the
|M‘rseveranee of sinners that I oppose.”
“ lint do you not think that a child of
God can fall very low, and yet ini re
stored?" “ I think it would lie very
dangerous to make the experiment."
— Beware of making your moral
staple consist of the negative virtues.
It is good to abstain, and touch others
to abstain, from all tlint is sinful or
hurtful. By making a business of it
loads to emancipation of character, uu-
loss one feeds largely also on the more
nutritious diet of active, sympathetic
benevolence. Oliefr Westell Holme*.
— SIx things are requisite to make a
home. Integrity must be the architect,
and tidiness the upholsterer. It must
lie warmed by affection, and lighted
with cheerfulness, and industry must lie
the ventilator, renewing the atmos
phere, and bringing in fresh salubrity
day by day; while over all. as protect
ing glory and canopy, nothing will
suffice except the blessing of God.—
— Very few persons recognize the
large |M>Bsihilities of good which con
versation is freighted. It can infuse in
telligence, spread knowledge, inspire
new ideas, animate the drooping spirit,
move the feelings, kindle the affections,
stimulate the activities. These possi
bilities may is: gradually made realities
by every one who will constantly and
patiently put in practice the two essen
tial parts of good conversation to seek
for the best in others and to give Iho
tiest that is in oneself. No large fund
of information, no years of culture, no
powers of eloquence are necessary in
order to do tills.— Church Union.
— Small faults indulged in are little
thieves that let in greater,
If there was only a law against kill
ing Dime there wouldn’t be a loafer left
In the country.—BmithvilU Sews.
—I've never any pity for conceited
people, because I think they carry their
comfort about with them. George El
—A man in the hands of his friends
may be safe from his enemies; but
there are none to save him from his
friends. —N. O. Picayune.
—Upon the shoulders of each man in
the community, there rests » great re
sponsibility. He has not only his own
reputation to take care of, but he has
the reputation of his race. •/. U. Hol
—A blind boy was once asked the
meaning of forgiveness. After thinking
a few moments he replied: “ It is the
oder which the trampled flower gives
out to bless the foot that crushes it.” —
—Servility and civility are as oppo
site as the poles. One is despicable,
while the o*her Is in the highest de
gree desirable. That style of manners
which combines self-respect with re
s|>ectfor the rights and feelings of oth-
*» be cultivated with
| «‘ xl r,,me diligence.^^_______
Deacon (to divinity student)— “ If
you were called now. what would you
¡Student (somewhat absent-
minded) "W hy, show down my hand,
o f cour—I —I —that la— I —”
— “ That’s right; always show down
your hand. Don’t pull a gun. The
other fellow might get a drop on you.”
P h ila d elp h ia Call.
— Mrs. Matchmaker— “ Edith. If you
ever expect to catch Mr. Richley. you
must say fewer sharp things.
mishing drives the men away.
liftie more tact and a little Ires tactics,
my dear.” Edith— “ You good mamma!
your tact is so much hatter than your
tactic* Don't you know that every
engagement, is preceded by a «kir-
inisbPV— The Id.u