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O ne E x c e p tio n .
It used to be told oi General Logan,
trbo was a member of congress at the
»king out of the war, that when
i saw there was really going to be a
tight he seized a musket, slipped out
of Washington and walked all the way
to Bull Bun, where he arrived just In
time to have a hand in the fray.
H e wore a dress coat, but he stood
his ground as long us any one. The
rout was complete, and the next morn
ing, a good deal out of breath, he was
back at the cnpitol, telling some of his
fellow congressmen what be had seen.
"Who gave you this account of the
fight '/" asked a member from northern
New York as he joined the group.
“ Why, I was there myself,” said Lo
The New Yorker was mystified. Ap
parently he had not heard the news.
"You .were there!" he exclaimed.
“ Are the cars running?”
“ No," said Logan; "the cars ain’t
running, but every other thing In the
state of Virginia is, as near us I could
make ou t”
A n e c d o t e o f H a n d e l.
On one occasion Handel was caught
In a shower of rain and being unpro
vided with an umbrella was obliged to
seek shelter in a blacksmith’s forge.
Either Handel was in a silent mood
nr else the blacksmith Bhowed no con
versational symptoms, for in a little
while the latter began hammering
away at his anvil, accompanying his
work with a song. He little thought
tlie use Ills visitor was making of him
mnl ms anvil, for it is said that Han
del was listening all the time to the
strokes of the hammering on the anvil,
which, by producing two harmonic
sounds, aciurdlhg in time and tune
with the tune the man sang, formed
a bass accompaniment. Handel, on
reaching home, remembered the air
and the hummer accompaniment. He
wrote down both, and so we owe to a
shower of rain the composition known
as "The Harmonious Blacksmith.”
W l i o n l i e K i l l e d 111.** F i r s t M a n .
T ' killing of a brother man. even lit
battle. Is a painful thing to remember.
A .‘■■Idler of the war thus vividly Ue-
-1 ids first evperience;
“ My first man 1 saw but twenty sec
onds, but I shall remember 1dm for
ever. I was standing by my gun when
a Confederate infantry soldier rushed
up. I whipped out my revolver and
took him through the breast. He toss
ed up his arms, gave me the strangest
look in the world and . .. tonvard upon
his face. He had blue eyes, brown
curling hair, a dark mustache and a
handsome face. I thought the Instant
I fired that I should have loved that
man i f 1 had known him. I tell you
war Is te.. !e business.” —Youth's
A F am ous Q u arry.
The entire mass of the Monte Sagro,
6,000 feet high, which dominates Car
rara, is solid marble. One of the most
famous quarries is in the valley of the
Polraccio. from this were extracted
In Homan times the 1,700 tons of mar
ble that served for the construction of
Trajan's column at Hon e. Here Do
natello got the block which ho carved
Into his St. George, and Michael Ange
lo the one for his Moses. From here al
so came the huge block mentioned In
the memoirs of Benvenuto Cellini,
Which served for the colossal Neptune
of Ammanati la the middle of the foun
tain of the Piazza della SIgnorla at
A W a t e r V o lc a n o .
T h e i r H a t r e d o f 1 'u K lu n tl.
Pure prepared Paint and Pure Lin
Ferdinand de l.esscps used to tell
John Denison Cbninplln told an amus seed Oil at Leever’ s. Get prices before
tow a Frenchman came to his aid when
ing story of Matthew Arnold and Sir painting.
he was struggling against Palmerston’s
Edwin Arnold. “ Some years ago,” he
opposition to the Suez canal. The man,
said, "when walking with Matthew
who was a total stranger, walked Into
Arnold on the banks of the little river
U. S. Senator (to fill vacancy)
It Must Be.
his office one day and drew out of his
Test, near Hornsey abbey, conversation
They jay that all the world'« a stag»,
U. S. Senator (term beg’ng March 4, ’07) - John M. Gearin, o f Mult.
turned on Sir Edwin Arnold and “The
And ft'a a fact
Representative in Congress, 1st Dist. - Charles V. Galloway, o f Yamhill
“ Monsieur,” said he, “ I beg the privi
All - iris, regardless of their age.
Light o f Asia,' published four or five
Geo. E. Chamberlain, of Multnomah
Think they can act.
lege of being allowed to subscribe to
years previously. It is not necessary
P. H. Sroat, o f Marion
Secretary of State
ward tbe railway of the island of Swe
to enter into Mr. Arnold's opinion of
No Proof There,
den.” “ Hut, monsieur,” said Lesseps,
J. D. Matlock, o f Lane
the po< m. During the conversation 1
"D o you think the good die young?* “ it Is not a railroad; it’s a canal. It’s
Supreme J udge
T. G. Hailey, o f Umatilla
took occasion to ask him if he were
related to Sir Edwin. He paused s
Superintendent o f Public Instruction
not in Sweden, but at Suez.” “ I don’t
moment, us if shocked at the sugges
J. Scott Taylor, o f Klamath
tion. and then said: 'No, we are not of
Robert A. Miller, of Multnomah
capitalist, “ so long as it worries Eng
km. Indeed, 1 doubt if be bad any
Commissioner of Labor
rigli to the name of Arnold. I have
Hut Lesseps hud little reason to make
been told that he Is o f Jewish descent’ If she had the face to do It.
fun of this episode if the picture hia
A few weeks later I happened to meet
owu son draws of him be true. liecom
Sir Edwin at a dinner in Loudon and,
ing incensed at some attack made on
prompted by, I hope, a not unpardon
him in the British parliament and be
able curiosity, propounded u similar
ing inadequately provided with means
query to him. ‘No,’ he replied quickly,
to express his rage, his mind suddenly
Democratic County Ticket
with what seemed n shade of asperity
reverted to his linen collar, which was
In his tone, ‘I am not related to Mat
of English make, lie tore it from his
thew Arnold. We are of wholly differ
L. L. Mulit, o f Ashland
neck, dashed it upon the floor and
ent families.’ Then, his face breaking
l C. L. Reames, of Jacksonville
daueed on it, all for hatred of the Is
into bis peculiar smile, he added.
I T. J. O’Hara, of Central Point
land It came from.
‘Matthew Arnold is an Intellectual
Frank E. Bybee, of Jacksonville
dyspeptic. His brain docs not digest
M. Purdin, o f Medford
f l o a t e d I iy P a p j i P t i ,
- R. B. Dow, o f Medford
Toward tbe close of the reign of
" M n a r l f s t i " It t v e r ,
Elizabeth, when tlie Spaniards were
Oris Crawford, o f Jacksonville
frequently hovering about the south
Maxwell Sommerville of the Univer
H. H. Taylor, of Roxy
west coast o f England, a party from
sity of Pennsylvania spent ueurly for
A man may smile and be a villain
ty years of his life in oriental travel but he cannot hold his job as one ou their ships landed iu the neighborhood
of where Falmouth stands today, with
the stage if he does.
the Intention of burning the borough ol
Professor Sommerville used some
times to narrate the strange error that
A man feels complimented to bo Penryu. It chanced, however, that thai
was once made by a French explorer called a “ sly Cog,” but Just try "de same evening some strollers hud set
R . C . H EN S LEY .
up in Penryu market place a repre P L A T F O m
he hail known. This explorer had made ceitful puppy” ou him once.
sentation by puppets of certain Inci
a journey to Kalrwan and had drawn a
map of the country he passed through.
Gray hair la seldom caused by in dents in the life of Samson, including
his victory over the Philistines.
The singular thing about this map wai telleetual effort.
(Under this head, announcements of
At the poirt of Samson's onset upon Socialist CanJiddte for State Senator for candidates o f all parties, for election at
that the name “ Maarlfsb” appeared so
the general June election, will be en
many times on it. A river would he
One peculiarity about money Is that these with the Jawbone of the uss the
tered at reasonable rates.)
the Maarlfsh river; a mountain would It takes so much longer to earn It than strollers beat drums and sounded trum
pets indicative of an alarm, and til«
be Mount Maarifsh; a village, a lake, It does to spend it.
Spaniards, who were at that moment International Socialism, I hold that la
a valley, each would be called Maar
All fruits and vezretables taste so about to rush tlie town, believing it to bor produces all the wealth of the L, L. MULIT,
When Professor Sommerville saw Strongly of money these days that H be full of soldiers, bolted for their world and is therefore entitled to all
o f Ashland,
the wealth o f the world.
really takes away one s appetite.
this map he laughed.
Democratic Nominee for
This probably occurred In 1595, when j S econd - That our present system of
“ Don't you know,” he said to the
there was a Spanish squadron ou the government, wherein our representa
traveler, “ what ‘maarlfsh’ means in
STATE SE N ATO R )
const, which lauded troops and burned tives have the power during their term
For Jackson County
“ No.” said tbe other. “ What does it
of office to enact such laws as they I f elected, will vote to repeal ‘ ‘Gun
License Law .”
see fit, results in class legislation, ;
S p o r t o n t lie K a f u e It lv e r .
“ It means ‘Don't know.’ ”
A trader in Ivory und rubber writes thereby favoring the classes instead of !
as follows of sport ou tbe Ivaftie river, the masses and creating a favored class ,
A J e a lo u s A p e ,
in Africa: "Every morning at daybreak who are rapidly absorbing the wealth
Sir Harry Johnston, tbe English ex
F R A N K E. RYBEE,
we got up and scanned tbe plains with of the nation; and realizing that so
plorer, once traveled on a ship with a
pet ape. It was a great favorite with
vate ownership system that this state
all the passengers until there came
ter buck or hartbecst was grazing in
aboard at Madeira n lady with an in
S H E R IFF OF JACKSON COUNTY
of affairs will always exist, therefore,
alglit, especially If the cump was out
fant. The latter received a good deal
if elected, I pledge myself to work for
A baby does not see why any one
No. 24, Official Ballot
of attention and tbe ape In conse else should want to sleep when It Is of meat. The river was full of fish- the overthrow of this present private
quence became neglected nnd jealous. not sleepy.
bream were by far tho best eating, but ownership system and inaugurate in its
Sir Harry Jolinstou followed it on deck
tbe tiger fish and big barbel gave the! stead the co-operative commonwealth
one day just in time to prevent a trag
Some women never celebrate their
edy. Tbe child bad been left unguard birthday until they can Invite their best sport. Spoon bait, with strong wherein the natural resources shall be
pike tackle and a Btlff bamboo rod, the common inheritance o f all the peo
ed for a moment In Its cradle. Tbe ape grandchildren.
o f Jacksonville
was all that was required, nnd, trolling ple, and wherein every worker shall
had made for it, pulled It from the
N ominee for
have an equal voice in the administra
cradle and was In the act of throwing
T h e O n ly W a y .
we could soon make a bag. The tiger tion of the affairs o f the government.
It overboard when tbe traveler pounced
"W hy is Mrs. Scrappley always sit fish fight gamely and, breaking water
upon It. Says Sir Harry. “ It would ting down on her husband?”
T h ir d — In regard to electing United
certainly have hurled it into the sea
"Because ’ hat’s the only way she can ing tbe book from tbelr mouths. Bar State Senator by a direct vote o f the
had not my arrival caused the guilty
get him to support her.” —Clevclunu bel run up to eighty pounds weight, people, I will say that as Socialists we
ape to drop the child on the deck and
nnd n heavy one can tow a canoe along have no interest in the matter, as we H E N R Y D. KUBLI,
scramble away.” The ape was relegat
do not believe in a delegated system of
the surface at some speed.”
ed to a strong iron cage for tho rest of
I never wonder to see men wirkaS,
government, and hold that so long as
R e p u b l ic a n C a n d id a t e F o r
but I often wonder to see them not
A P e n it e n t R e n t P a y e r .
you give the law-making power into
ashamed.—S w 1ft.
Michael Davltt 111 his "Fall of Feu-j the hands o f any set o f men, that it
M e d ic a l T . e o f X V lil« k r -
dalism In Ireland" gives the following does not matter by or through what
Whisky as an alternative to wine
may undoubtedly bo employed medici
means they get this power, the fact re
reach the Land league offices in the
nally with advantage In certain eases,
maining that during their term of office
both for men and for women. But this
they are masters of the situation, and CHARLES V. G ALLOW AY,
8, 1881. To the Honorable Land Lngue
Is very different from the constant
—Glntlemln, In u moment of wakeness so long as they have this law-making
recommendation which Is suggested, as
o f Yamhill County
G F O . ROW N
I pade me rlut. I did not no tiler was power in their hands they will sell it to
if, Indeed, doctors regard whisky as a
a law nglnst It or 1 wud not do It. the the highest bidder.
sort of panacea'for every disease un
R. C. H k n s i . e y .
people pass by me dure as If the smul
der the sun, and take a perfect delight
pox was In the hous, I heer ye do be
in urging its consumption npou their
givln pardons to min tlint do rong,
patients. As a matter of fact, there
nnd If ye will Bind me n pardon to put
never was a time when medical men
111 the windy for every one to rede It I
were more slow to prescribe tbe use of
will never komlt the crime again. MIs-
alcohol In any form tbun they are In
1414. P L E A S A N T S
ther Scrub Nnly will give me a Karac-
the present day, nor a time when so
many refrained from advising Its uss
thur If ye write to lilm at I ’.al."
C e n tr ili P o in t , O re g o n
K o L o v e L o s t B e t w e e n t h e A r n o ld s .
One o f the greatest natural curiosi
ties in Central America is the Volcan
de Aqua or water volcano, which Is
situated in Guatemala, about twenty-
five miles southwest o f the capital. Its
apex is 14,450 feet above the level of
the sea, and cultivated fields and for
est trees extend almost to its summit
It occasionally vents forth torrents of
Q u e e r N e st o f t b e T o n t o b a n e .
pure cold water. On one occasion an
The oddest of all birds’ nests Is the
"eruption” of this kind inundated the one built by tbe tontobane, a Routh A f
northern valley and destroyed a whole rican songster. It is built of cotton
village situated on the side o f the and always upon tbe tree producing
the material. In constructing the dom
icile the female works Inside and the
T h e W a y H e T at It.
male outside, where he builds a senti
A t a school examination at New nel box for bis own special use. lie
castle-under-Lyme, Knglund, a boy was sits in the box and keeps watch or
told to write an essay on the pleasures sings nearly all the time, and when
of reading. He wrote: "I'eople read for danger comes in the form of a hawk
many reasons. Sometimes they read or a snake he warns the family, but
for humor, and then they read such never enters the main nest.
books as ‘Don Quixote.’ A t other
times they read for amusement, and
N o t N'esylected.
then they read the Bible.”
“ The art of letter writing Is sadly
I t M ild ly .
“ Yes, old Bizziboy gave a reception
out to his place on the hills and then
turned the hose on the first detach
ment to arrive.”
“ He did! What did they sny to that?”
“ They called It unconventional hos
pitality. You know, he's too rich to
quarrel with."—Cleveland Plain Deal-
I I I . M a la d y .
Tess—She's a professional nnrse, I
believe. Jess—Not at all. What gave
yon that Idea? Tess—She remarked
that she sat up last night with a sick
man. Jess—Lovesick; that was all. It
Wes that fiance of hers.—Philadelphia
A Stronor W o r d .
Dr. Blunt We must wake her, be
I want to ask her if she has
Obeyed my orders. The Patient's Hus
b a n d — Er—ab—doctor, It might be as
well to—ab—put that question In a
somewhat different form.
M a rk
B lir ir e r .
Y ._ D o you think Ike ever lies about
the fish he catches?—C.—No. I don't,
but I think be lies about the fish be
toesn't catch.—Stray Stories.
Being asked the name of the world*»
>reate«t composer, a »mart inlverilty
young man said "Chioaotonn/’
Democratic State Ticket
neglected nowadays,” said the man of
“ That remark,” said his more prac
tical friend, “ shows that you haven’t
a son at college who Is applying him
self to showing you why his allowance
ought to be increased.” —Washington
Nothing? I f N o t O r i g i n a l .
n rlfln re . l a
Best Quality o f
Highest Prices Paid for Farm
S a le
E AG LE POINT, OR.
M . Lam m ey
Stone and Brick Mason
Well and flue Work
Mrs. Smith—Have you named your
twin girls, Lucy? Lucy—Yessum; we'»
done name’em "Flops’m” an’ “ Jeps'm.”
Powerful pooty names. Dave, my ol' BRICK FLUES BUILT
man, be done got dom names outen de SATISFACTION GUARANTEED
C E N T R A L POINT, OR.
Tiv-Ji colyum.—Cincinnati Commercial
J n m p ln u
Some Idea of the delights of traveling
In Korea Is given by tbe following de
scription by a traveler of the “ bridges”
In that country; A first class bridge In
Korea Is simply un assortment ol
planks nailed together.
scarce. A second class bridge Is a
series of Isolated stones, from one to
another of which the visitor may Jump.
A third class bridge, much the com
monest variety, Is Invisible. Its position
being indicated by a couple of posts,
one on each side of the river. They
mean that you may safely wade a ross,
as tho water will—probably—not go
much above your chest!
a t a C o n r ln . fn n .
Bragg—About a month ago I fell Into . h - h - h - h - h - i - h i - h - i 'i-H1: i m m
a nice job as assistant manager, and
the manager told me If I made good
F. H . W E B B
he’d raise my salary. Newltt—Is that
£ New and Second-hand Furniture £
so? What are you doing now?—Cath
Bought and Sold
A w ake.
W M . W . P . H O L T , M . D.
I ’ h y s le in n u n d S u r g e o n
MRS. MARY ASHURST
— Teacher o f —
P ia n o
O r ija n
D emocratic N ominee F or
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
Inquire of Pleasants’ Hotel.
C a n n o n o f 1812.
Cannon were small, measured by
modem standard. In 1812, but the Ohio
world was quiet, and tbe pioneers had
keen senses. There is much evidence
that tbe guns of Perry's squadron were
heard by settlers living at least thirty-
five miles east of Cleveland, or nearly
100 mile» In an air line from the scene
of the famous tight which gave the
control of the lake* above Niagara
falls to the Americans and did much
to save the northwest for the United
A ll I l a v e T r o a M r a .
“ Everybody worries about money.”
“ Oh, I don’t know. Home men are so
“ That’ s Jnot I t Poor men worry be
cause they can't get money, and the
rich man worries for fear that It will
get away from him.” — Philadelphia
l a P la in F.n«1l«h.
W id e
Passerby—I thought yon were blind?
Mendicant—Well, boss, times I* so hard
and competition is so great that- even
a blind man has to keep hi« eye« open
nowadays If he wants to do any hazi • > I also carry a fine kit o f Confec-
tionery, Cigars and Tobacco and
ness at all.
receive the finest Bread and Pas-
A dog wlthont a tall must feel as + try in the valley every day.
though he were In the deaf and duiak
” M ain S t . - - - - C entral P oint
aUss.--Plano (I1L) News.
Doctor—X found the patient to be
suffering from abrasion of tbe cuticle,
tumefaction, ecchymosla and extrava
sation In tho integument and cellular
tissue about the left orbit—Judge—
Yog mean he had a black eye? Doe-
Just plain, ordinary stubbornness
often masquerades as strength of char
G . S.
M O O R E
C iga rs,
Tobaccos, Confectioneries and Soft Drinks
ICE CREAM PARLORS IN CONNECTION
Post Office Building
Central Point, Oregon
■ -M -I-H -H -
Kinds Repair Work
Jeffers & Peart
General Blacksmiths &
W o o d w o rk ers
HORSESHOEING A S P E C IA L T Y
r ig h t