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A Chicken That Catches Mice.
On my place, near Montemorilos, Mexico,
1 have Plymouth Rock chickens. One day
two of my children were crossing the field
bout half mile from tin? house, when
they came across a mother part rid ire with
her young, which on sight of the children
began to hide in the woods. Noticing one
or tne nrooa bide in a bunch of grass the
children concluded to capture it. and did.
but instead of a young partridge it turned
out to be a young Plymouth Rock chicken,
which by some means had been adopted
Dy tne oiu motner partridge.
This chicken after being taken to the
bouse soon became tame, but has confined
tta diet to insects and similar food: but.
most wonderful of all, it has developed
Into an extra good monser, hardly a day
passing that it does not catch at least on
mouse. It first commenced killing little
mice, nntil now it has no hesitancy in at
taching and killing fun grown mice,
which it pecks to pieces and eats. Cor.
When Carleton Stuttered.
Henry Guy Carleton was walking on
Tremont street when there passed a man
ager between whom and the playwright
has existed an antarctic coolness ever since
the manager "did" a play of Carleton's in
more ways than one.
"Your friend isn't looking well," ob
served Carleton's compauion; "a little pale
about the gills."
"He has tut-two good reasons for not f nf
feeling well," said Carleton.
"And what are they?"
"Why, his nun-new company can't act.
and his old kuk-kidneys won't." Boston
When the Era of Doll Is Passed.
Never try to laugh children out of their
childish affection for dolls, for with the lay
ing away of the French beauty, the Ger
man sailor boy or the homemade rag baby
the little girl has gone forever and in her
place stands a maiden with questioning
eyes, wjao looks out upon the great world
so new to her and longs just a little for tha
playthings put away with the other illu
sions of a childhood she has left behind.
Increase of Suicides In Austria.
The increase in the number of suicide
in Austria, which is stated to have been
very marked in the sixties and seventies,
foil off in the 10 years 1S80-90. Since tb
latter date, however. i has nin hHu
noticeable. In 1861 the number of suicide
was 872, In the following year it was 903t
and iast year it reached 1.005.
Opinion of a Tippler.
A notice bulletined at one of the well
known clubs informs members that water
used in the cafe is boiled. Beneath this
comforting assurance some one has writ
ten, "It would be better if you boiled the
wuiHky." New York Times.
Growing too Fast
means that children do not.
get proper nourishment from
food. They are therefor
thin, narrow-chested and.
the cream of Cod-liver Oil
and hypophosphites, supplies
material for growth. It
makes sound bones, solid
flesh and healthy, robust
children. Physicians, the world
over, endorse it.
Dca't be derived by Substitutes!
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Nature should be
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does it so well, to
promptly, or so
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LIFE HAD NO CHARMS.
For three years I was troubled with mala
rial poison, which caused my appetite to fail,
and. I was greatly reduced in flesh, and life
lost all its charms. I tried mercurial and
potash remedies, but to no effect I could
get no relief. 1 then decided to try'
A few bottles of this wonderful
; medicine made a complete and permanent
cure, and I now enjoy better health than ever.
. A. Rice, Ottawa, Kan.
Our book on Blood and Skin Diseases
Swift Specifio Co., Atlanta, Ga
ply's c M PUM cures f YoisJ
-'CE SOCfcttTS, A)Lt'"'l'IST&. ' I.
00k, M WMA T., MWrOWt
A QUIET TAKEIN.
fhe Mild Mannered Man and His Won
Re was a quiet looking, elderly gentle
man and he came into my presence almost
with humility. We exchanged some vital
opinions concerning the weather, and when
the conversation began to limp he slipped
towards me and said with a sly glance:
"A great many of the young men $2)
trying it now."
The remark took me by surprise, so,
without the least idea what he meant, 1
laid, "Is that so?"
"Yes," he answered, "and the young
women too." r
"Of course it's to be expected, though,
that young people in this age will know a
good thing when they see it."
"Quite natural," I said.
"And everybody, too, wants to make
money such a rest less, money getting age.
The man that can't make a fortune now in
twenty years is set down as a fool"
"Yes?" I answered, thinking bow many
fools there are, but growing more inter
ested all the time.
"When I was young it was very differ
ent," he went on. "A man had to work
hard and economize to acquire a compe
tency in sixty year This generation is a
hundred years ahead of that. A young
woman came to me last week and said she
was going to branch out and accomplish
something and wanted me. to help her. Of
course I did, and f consider ber fortune
By this time I was burning up with curi
osity to know who this man was that had
fortunes o dispose of so recklessly, and I
was growing exceedingly nervous. He saw
It, for be said:
"I see yon are interested, and I should
have been greatly deceived if you had not
been. You want to make something for a
rainy day. That's right. A young widow
came to me last week and shook my hand
and told me she never would forget my
kindness to her; and week before last a
yonng man told me I'd been the making of
I could stand it no longer. "Will yon
tell me bow you do it? I asked nervously.
I couldn't control my eagerness to grasp a
fortune, bnt he was cool as a cucumber.
Certainly," he said, drawing a red
bound book slowly from bis pocket. "I
represent the Mutim! Benevolence Life
Assurance society, that not only gives you
the cheapest term insurance, but pays
larger dividends than any other invest
ment in the world perfectly safe, too as
sets, 130,000,000; liabilities, fcS.OOO.OOO; cash
surplus, exclusive of unpaid dividends,
t27.0O0.O0O has 135,000 members young
man, by an economy of fifteen cents per
day, can lay up a fortune in twenty years-
woman same rates as men
I was into it. felt as cheap as a wed
ding present. He rattled away about in
surance with a volubility that was re
markable even in a well trained insurance
agent. I got rid of him by promising to
give the matter of insurance my careful
attention for ten consecutive days, and to
read thoroughly all the circulars he gave
me meantime. I will not say I kept my
promise, for a great portion of my time ia
given upto avoiding a man with gray beard
and a furtive glance. -Detroit Free Press.
Here ia a strange piece of folklore. For
many years, even long before the war, the
nddie playing and the banjo slaying bad
been dying ont among the negroes, owing
to a superstition that "de devil is a fid
dler." The very old people have noticed
this. The master of the mansion says: "In
my father's time, and when I was a boy,
there were few regular musicians, and at
parties, unless it was a very grand affair.
a lady played the piano, accompanied by a
gentleman on the violin, and monstrous
good Jigs and reels they played too. But
when it got too much like work almost
anybody's carriage driver" could be sent
for out of the kitchen, who could fiddle
well enough to dance the Virginia reel by.
But when I grew up negro fiddlera were
scarce among the plantation hands, except
tne 'professionals who were free negroes.
They have been growing scarcer, owing to
tms superstition about old Piute.
"Among the city negroes the piano is the
favorite instrument, as it is so much easier
to acquire a certain proficiency on it than
on the violin. In the country, though, it
is generally thought unbecoming, at least.
tor a 'enu'eu member to play the violin, if
not actually an uuducious communication
with Satin himself. But it involves
neither deadly sin 'nor any spiritual risk
whatever to play the accordion or the
lap organ," as they call it. The ' 'cor'jon,'
consequently, is a very popular instru
ment. "Boston Transcript.
Placet of Bcfuga.
As Wazan is a citv of rnfnca fn t.h. nnt.
me woria, so are tne mosques and tombs
of the shereefs for the inhabitants of
Wazan: and men flwinff frnm 1nuts an
, O -" w.v.ot, M
enemy have been known to spend months
aim even a year in tne noiy precincts wltn
out once issuinir forth. Tim r,.nt mourn
of Muley Abdullah Shereef, with its courts
auu arcauep, anorus sneiter lor any num
ber of these refugees, and at the present
moment DO InWinHirforRhlia mianHtv bm
housed there. Their food is brought to
mem oy meir relatives or mends, if they
bave anv. and if not thev fr,hr amt
buy, or, if moneyless, exist on the charity
of those who pray in the mosques. Black
I "0L 8LEUTH." IN PRIVATE UF
Rla Nam 1 Tlarlaml 1 tlaUry, and ft
Has Made a rnrt-nim.
Among the millions of renders who have
teen entertained by perusing the stories
of "Old Sleuth, the Detective," there are
not many vrno Know that until Quite re
cently the author of those stories was a
member of the Brooklyn board of educa
tion. Yet it is & fact that he occupied a
seat in that txxiy for nearly nine years.
and It is also a fact that he might still be
a member or it If no hiwi not resigned be
cause or the pressure or private business.
In private life "Old Sleuth" la known
as llarland Pago Halsoy. He began writ
ing for n cheap weekly Btory paper under
his famous pen name over 30 years ago. As
a very young man he naci literary aspira
tions of a higher order than his detective
stories indicate, but he discovered that
there was more mouey to be made In cheap
literature and smothered his aspirations
In the interest of bis pocketbook. Since
then he has written more than 150 "Old
HARLAND P. HALSET.
Sleuth" stories, and the financial result
bave more than justified his anticipations.
His, stories have netted him something
over Jooo.uoo and produce for Mm an In
come of f 20, 000 a year.
The amount of work Mr. Halsey has ac
complished In the past SO years is some
thing prodigious. His stories average be
tween 60,000 and 75,000 words each and
have required the preparation of more than
170,000 closely written manuscript pages.
He says that h'is work is largely mechan
ical, and that ho goes about it dally as a
carpenter goes to his bench, writing from
20 to 40 pages of manuscript on 300 cat of
the 818 working days of each year. He
takes pride in the fact that there is not a
single word in any story he has written
that could be objected to by the most rigid
Mr. Halsey looks more like a prosperous
merchant than a typical author. He Is a
strongly built man of medium stature.
with a Btrong. good face, conventional
dress and businesslike manner. He is a
business man of considerable ability, too,
and has Increased his fortune to very near
the 10 figure limit by shrowd investments
in real estate and financial projects. He is
a director is a Brooklyn trust company and
takes a great deal of interest in Republic
an politics In the City of Churches.
The Halseys are an old Long Island
family, and " Old Sleuth" is very proud of
his ancestry. His four great-grandfathers
fought in tho Revolution, and six of his
ancestors were military officers in the old
colonial wars. The walls of his handsome
Brooklyn home are hung with many por
traits of these vigorous and comely people,
and much of his furniture is priceless from
IN HANCOCK'S MEMORY.
A Heroic Statne of the Famous General to
Be Erected In Washington.
The national capital is to have an eques
trian statue of Gcnerul Hancock. It is to
be of heroic size and will be set up in the
reservation iu Pennsylvania avenue, be
tween Seventh and Eighth streets, a most
conspicuous ar.d admirable position for a
noble work of art such as the statue prom-
Ises to be. The design selected is by Henry
J. Ellicott of Washington and represents
benerai Hancock as ho appeared at the
battle of Gettysburg. Tho model was pre
pared before tho death of Mrs. Hancock,
wno considered It admirable in every way
and, urged its acceptance by the commis
sion to whom congress assigned the duty
or selecting a design. This commission
consisted of tho secretary of war and Sena
tors Proctor, voorhees and Cocfcrell.
The statue will lie of heroic size, about
ball again as large as life, and its dimen
sions will be about the same as those of
the statue of General Thomas at the junc
tion of Vermont and Massachusetts ave
nues. The figure of General Hancock, if
THE HASCOCK STATUE.
erect, would be about 0 feet in height, am
the horse will measure about 0 feet in
length through the body. The height of
tne pedestal will be is lect. It will be of
granite, admirably proportioned, with rich
carving on each sido, and differing from
any other in the Capital City.
Mr. Ellicott 's genius has heretofore been
manifested in his equestrian statue of Gen
eral McClellan in Philadelphia, and the sol
diers' monuments in Greenwood and Cal
vary cemeteries In New York, and the
monuments to the First and Second Penn
sylvania cavalry at Gettysburg, all of
which are considered masterpieces of the
sculptor's art, the latter two having been
pronounced "the gems of that battlefield. "
The talent which has made Mr. Bill-
cott's name familiar as a sculptor was first
displayed at a very early age. When a boy
or io, ne moccica in snow a bust of Judge
Otto, then assistant secretary of the Inte
rior, and a severe frost preserving It for sev
eral days it attracted a great fleal of at
tention and ultimately determined his ca-
Can Live Without a Salary.
The czar of Russia recniveji n ulun
His income arises from 1,00, 000 square
mixes or una - tnac nn owns, Comprising
farm, forests, mines and other resources.
his income is siaioo.ooo a year
I akorovi icam,
MUlbrae, San Mateo Co., Cal., U a flrst-olaiw
home school for boys, with beautiful sur
roundings. The best of care, superior in
struction. Prepares boy s for any university
or for business. Fall term oummermM An.
8. Catalogue and all particulars can be bad
by addressing Ira O. Holtt, l'h. IX, Master
(fix State Supt. Publio Instruction).
A New Kiiclntjr I rmlit.
When James ,1. CtrMt was linimner
ing John L. Sullivan in the ring at New
Orleans, and in the exprewive language
of sporting men "making a monkey out
of him," Ward McAllister, who had
abandoned all his social duties for that
evening, was sitting in a telegraph office
at Newport reading bulletins and ex
periencing the most exquisite excite
ment Would Ward McAllister have done
this if It were not the proper thing to
do? And if it is the proper thing to do,
haven't all of us who are in society got
to do it, and do it hammer and tongs,
while tho craze lasts?
The bruisers and the nose breakers
are the coming society men. Every sign
points that way. Society has been aching
for them for ten years, bnt it could never
see how it was possible to take them up
without recognizing their leader, Mr.
Sullivan, and there were some insuper
able objections to his eccentricities, of
manner. The first and the last time' he
was invited into society he had an argu
ment with his boat and pasted him
in the jaw with his right, then kicking
the table and everything on it into
Now that the pugilists have a leader
of refinement in the person of "Gentle
man Jim." the doors of society will
gradually open to them. Mr. Corbett is
a sample of physical perfection and a
gentleman at heart His future on the
stage will be devoted to tho performance
of society dramas, but it will be In swell
society itself that he will shine most He
has always moved in good circles. His
movements in one circle the prize ring
bave invariably been of the most suc
cessful sort Why cannot be enter so
ciety and elevate it as he has elevated
the prize ring? New York Herald.
Little Flora's Comment.
A ladv calllnu at our hnniu nnanltul
her watch, which was very small It be
in? a Dresent to her. anine nf tho famllvrta.
sired to see it Little Flora, four years
old, looked at it and exclaimed, "Oh, it's
young, isn't it?" Youth's Companion.
The police of New York citv in one veer
shot 170 mad dogs, attended to 803 found
lings, found 174 drowned people, turned off
the Croton water which they found run
ning 603 times, and reported 3,033 fires and
78,301 violations of ordinances.
The Pharoab of the Book of Genesis was
long supposed to have been drowned in the
Red sea, but recent examinations of his
mummy showed that be had been killed
by having bis skull split open.
BtrawberTlea and Wealth.
Van Buren, Ark., a town of 4.000 peo
ple, is the greatest strawberry shipping
port in the southwest and is in the center
of the fruit growing belt of Arkansas,
which made the magnificent fruit display
at the World's fair. The climate in this
section is much like that of southern Cali
fornia, the country being sheltered on the
west and north by mountains. It is said
that this is tho wealthiest town of its size
In the southwest.
The Useful tTeifer.
A single heifer sometimes nrnducaa suf
ficient vaccine virus to fill 1,300 quills.
CKOSSIJfG THE ATLANTIC
CauallV tnvolvea aeaslckneaa. When tho
play pitch and torn with you, atrong Indeed
muKt be the stomach that can aiand It without
revolting. TourlnU, commerolal traveler,
yachtsmen, marliiers.all testify that Hoatetter'a
Stomach Blltera Is the beat remedy for the nau
sea experienced In rough weather on the water.
aervoua ana weakly travelers by laud of 'en tif
fer from ao nettling akin to thla, aim find In the
Bitter Ma unrest remedy. No disorder nf the
tomach, liver or bowela is so obstinate that It
may not be overcome by the prompt and thor
ouKh remedv. Eauailvefncalousia it forehllla
and fever, kidney and rheumatic! trouble- and
uurvousneaa. cmigrauia to tne frontier anould
provide themselves with thla fine medtrlunl
safeguard againat the effect of vh isMiudea ef
climate, hardship, ex osttre and fatigue.
r. 1 1 n . k...i.t.i...u. .
yon think, Uncle 81 f Uncle bl I kain'taity thet
i kiiww uiouii iuuui irvincii. a uuve oniy oeeu
m u rrt fm p tlnwta
"Brown't Bronchial Troche" are an erTerit-
ive couch remedv. Hold onlv in baxrt. Price
Teacher The Prince waa born when the nutria
I of Leipzig took place. Now, who can tell me
toeaaieoi nis oirtnr rupui ne 17th, ism and
GHard yourself for summer mnlorin tlrpil
teeiing, oy using now uregon Biooa rurlfler.
Dse Knamellne Stove Polish: no dust no smelt
1st G xbm I a for breakfast.
Mrs. J. H. L AHSINO. of Stmth fllm't Fall. ftxr.
ataaa OiutUu, N. Xa writes i " AtUit my third
child was born. I barclir o-alned arrenih
enough in two year's time, so as to be able
to crawi aDouc to accomplish the little house
work that 1 had to do, and that only by lying
' down to rest many times
eacn auy; nad sick head
ache very often, many
pains ana aches all the
time. After I had taken
one bottle of your ' Fa
vorite Prescription' I
could see a great change
in my strength and less
sick headaches. Contin
ued taking the medicine
until I hud taken seven
bottles of the 'Favorite
and one of the 'Golden
Medical Discovery.' I am
now able to do house
work for myself and
husband and two cliild-
rtn H0,1 nln anH e a
I also take dressmaking, and enjoy walking a
mile at a time, when I can have the time to
do so. And I am sure it Is all due to Dr.
Pierce s Favorite PretM-rlnf Inn Ha I knnar 1
failing fast before I commenced to take It."
cum uy uunucine ocaiers everywncrc.
f72?A'0tt:l Pn" tttt0 pleasure that by the use nf MOORK'H KKVirir vn
If 11 II ."ynu'baud was relieved from an old ease of KHEIJMATIHM and mv
UUiikll youngest boy cured entire v of INFLAMMATORY RHKIJMATIHW who , !.- i. ?
doctor I could get did him no good. Vour, In gratitude! , Hii i 3. V. wiu! tuft fw 4,lrt
BRWABK Of COCNTERFBIT.
Hypocrisy is the homage wfaluh vice pays
to Virtue. So the almost innumrrahla Iml.
tatlons of Allcock's Porous PiASTiat ars
witness to their genuineness. In proof
of tbeir genuineness the eminent usury A.
Mott, Jr., Ph. D., F. C. S., late Government
Chemist, certifies i
" My lnvestigailon of Attcoct's Poaocs
Pladtsr shows it to oontain vnluable and
plaster, and I find it niperior to and mora
ouiviout uu muy uuivr piaster,
Ak torALLcoca'i.audlet no solicitation
or explanation inauoe you to accept a nib
Bhandbeth's Pill 8 do not injure tha
ThR irmlnis ftxtulr sailm t,luia ft.
nU foet comes lU'nrer having mui-to lu bU lute
mm uj utnu jrvt uuwru UI.
DEAFNESS CANNOT BK t'l'HED
By IoomI spplloatlons, they ennnot reaoh the
diened portion of tueenr. There i only ono
wnjrujoiirB uuHiiiru, una mat la ny coni.mil
ttonal remcilli1!. Dkhidiim U nmnrri hv mii In.
limned condition ol the mucous IIiiIiik nf tlie
euotachlim tulie. Whvn thla lulie khIi iiilliimed
you have a rumbling oun4 or Imported hear
ing,' and when It li entirely (timed dt'itliitim U
the result, and uiili'M the Inflammation can be
taken out and thla tube roatored to Ita normal
eoutuuon, neannar win be deatroyed lorovtir;
II i 1 ii 11..1M mi, . f .. ... ...... I 1 . . L.
which la nothing but an tuHaiaed eoudltlou of
tne muooua urincoa.
We will give One Hundred Dollara for anv
caae of deiitiieaa fantiaed by catarrh) that cannot
bo enrod by Mall's Catnrrh Cure, bond for clr
OUiara, ireo. I. J. CHENEY A CO.,
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Both the method and result when
Syrup of Figs is taken; it is pleasant
and refreshing to the taste, and acts
penlly yet promptly on the Kidneys,
Liver and Bowels, cleanses thn svs.
tern effectually, diopels colds, head
aches and fevers and cures habitual
constipation. Byrup of Figs is the
only remedy of its kind ever pro
duced, pleasing to the tasto and ac
ceptable to the stomach, prompt in
its action and truly beneficial in its
effects, prepared only from the most
healthy and agreeable substances, its
many excellent qualities commend it
to all and have made it tho most
popular remedy known.
Svrnn of Fira 1 fnr la tn R(n
and 1 bottles by all leading drug
gists. Any reliable druggist who
may not have it on hand will nm.
cure it promptly for any one who
winues to try iu uo not accept any
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ani U the best Couch and Croup Cure
The MONARCFf and RED STHIPare supe
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wnu nniwiia wow, niUKewoon and Wal
labout branda of Steam and Water 1IOHE,
v luiijr uinuiveu uy me manutntttiirer,
Your dealer keeps them; il not, write us,
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Established 1855. Portland, Or.
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: Portland, Or.
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Thraa Years In the War
Iiapslrad my health. I ronlramed bronchitis,
catarrh, rheumatism, indliestlon, and othai
eoruplaluta. Last year 1 thought I wnnld try
Hood's Bar,aariUa. I saw si a r" thai U
was aoing me
And A 1
bought six bot
tles more sua
used 1ft rwffulAife
W. It has re- VVVVVWW-mAk
Moved me of all the diseases whlih 1 contracted
Id the army, I have no more tired feeling ami
my neaun u muen iraprnvea. o. i guiuuiii
SsCalhouifHtreet. Port Wayne, li'd.
Hood 'a Pllla cure liver tlU, Ouiiiltiuu.
HE ERICISSH riTEIT SOUIBBEl BOMB
fs aura death to Oronnrt HiiiiI rreln,
Pocket Oonhers. Kitbhlt ami all ani
mals that burrow iu the ground. Mm
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bomba: bound for hlnnxun. Km in Die
cartridges, wlih direction lt using, sent free n
appiioatiun rot sale by hhi ku6 JCA itnau
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In Every Detail.
These engines aro acknowledged hy expert en
gtnoftrs to be worthy of hlghext commcniHiloii
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workmunshlp. They develop the fulf uiiiinl
horse power, and run without an Kleetrlo -imrk
Battery j the system of IguiUon la simple, Inox
pensive and reliable. 1 '
For pumping outfits for Irrigating pu-poseg
Coattter C"'''"8 Can b 'ou"d 0,1 I'aoiBe
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wlih highest approval.
For Intermittent power tbtlr economy is un
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