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LEBANON, OREGON, FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 1887.
LKBANOX LODOK. NO. 44. A. F. A. M r Mntl
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vaning, on or nolo, in. lull nunm.
J WA8SON. W. M.
LEBANOH LODOK, NO. 4T. I. O. O. r.: MrrU Bat
tmiy .vvntnt of eaoh rk. .1 twlil Wlltttr'n 1111
Main Mrat; tUlUti knlhrao eunllallr Invltm! tu
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HONOR tOIKlR NO. S, A. O. XT. W , l,fc.n.n.
On: MwU Tn nnt .ml tlitnl Tliuwdajr
tag la th. month. r. H. H08lXit. M V .
l. S. COURTNEY, M. D.,
PHYSICIAN AMD SURGEON,
Mroflcs In Dr. Fttwdl Retldaoe.
F. M. MILLER,
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Notary Public and General Insurance Agt
Ctietlon knd other fewta aeunpUf ttuiM to.
OflSoaon Mala Mnot.
DR. A. H. PETERSON,
Filling and Extracting Teeth a Specialty.
OSe. In rwManen. on Mala Hml Mtt door north
of O. B. MoaUfw i nwhm. All work wam-jtad.
Char iaor.bl.. .
C. H. HARMON,,
BARBER & HAIRDRESSER,
)arln. Hair Cattinc. and Shampooing la th.
V Ptnac rapaMrally soUdtad.
St. Charles Hotel,
H. W. Corner Main and Rhenrmn Streeta. two Block,
Ka of R B, Dapo.
J. NIXON, - Proprietor.
Table. Supplied with the Beet th. Market
Sample Botm and th. Be Accommodation for
GENERAL STAGE OFFICE.
MAkvr.orraaa dul in-
Harness, Saddles, Bridles,
Goods in the Saddlery Line.
Harries and Saddle Repaired Promptly
Fresh and Salted Beef and
PORK, SAUSACE, '
Bacon and Lard always on HanS.
Main Street, Lebanon, Or:
3. L. Cowan, J. M. Ralston, 3. W. Cvmck.
BANK OF LEBANON
Transacts a General Banking
Account! Kept Subject to Check.
EXCHANGE BOLD OS
Hew Tort, San Francisco, Portlani am
Collections Made on Favor
able Term's. .
G-. W. SMITI5,
Tin, Copper, Sheet-Iron Ware,
I3V13 NPOIJT, 12to.
All kinds of Repairing
T. S. PILLSBURY,
Practical . Watchmaker.
A COMrLKTB ASSORTMENT OW
ROGERS & BROS.9 SILVERWARE.
All K4 UwmraaUeeal. All Wrk tVrrt4.
irsl Dxr Kortl of tt! City Hall Main street.
MITCHELL & LEWIS CO., Limited.
THE MITCHELL FARM
THE MITCHELL WAGON.
Loir. Header and Trucks; Dump, Hand
BusKies, Phaetons, Carriages, Buckboarda. and
General A (rents for Canton Clipper Plows, Harrows, Cultivator. Road
.Scrapers. Gale Chilled Plows. Ideal Feed Mills acd Wind Mills, Knowt
ton Hay I takes. Horse Powers, Wood Saw. Feed Cutters, etc W.
carry the largest and best assorted stock of Vehicles on the North west
Coast. AU our work is built especially for this trade and fully warranted.
Send for new 1887 catalogue.
Mitchell & Lewis Co., Limited, 188, 190, 192 and 194
. . Front "Street, Portland, Oregon.
Our goods are sold by F. H. ROSCOE & CO., Hardware Dealers, Lebanon, Or.
G. E. HARDY,
ate h maker . and .Jeweler
Watcnes, Clocis. Jewelry. Sitter
. - AGENT
e o o o o o o
. . J unequalled
a a a n a m, ' Lopomnttva
i nirtnsara Con
tixxctor and othr
bAilwaj tuea. THej
I. F. & Hi A. Singer Sewing
if .r, & L
r 4 T-TmIBii '.g j1
IPwa.bZ IliV. -Tv7 ".' ' lt d ara i
Done at Short Notice.
Cuff and Collar
Chains, Pins, Etc.
i JrowiiMviiie, Or
Braarkt P.rtlawel. Or
AND SPRING WAGONS.
and Road Carta; Open and Top
Plated Ware and Optical Goods.
o o o o o o o
EXACTING . m ,
service Alt WOrK
a TH B
riJn.M o o a o o n o
Jeweler.). witA a
Machines & Machine Supplies,
THE SCHOOL MARM.
Bee whore the tomes arinwn the lane.
With gladnes In her laughing eye,
And in nor band the rattan cane
Will murder laughter by and by.
Young love lurk In her merry tone.
And nr.tlos In her roguish look,
And long, hard, crooked questions moan
And aob and aninie In her book.
Her dimpled hand, that seehs-the curl
Coquetting with her graceful head.
Can make a bojr's ear ring and whirl.
And tnuka the boy with he were dead.
How rniioh she know, thl blooming rose,
Of human will and human won't;
One wonder la, bow ration aha know.
The other I, how mch the don't.
Bweet pedagogue. I enry not
The merry boy who greet thy call;
Thy mother ended my ear, good wot.
When ahe wa young and I wa small.
rtvrxirlt, in Hroolty tMgl.
Taken from English Papers Over a
A Warn'nv to tarorrl(lll. t'htldron (lood
Malnrvd .nit H wft-IUpcMK lun.tl"
rnllt.n.n Altrr at Fortune
The following curium iti!ve rtUement
jipoartnl In the Klliilurh Cuurant of
Oi'toWr 2H. I'M: "We, U..b'rt
M'NaIi-aiiilJitti lli'm , having laken
Into eotmiileratiiiii the wnr and iiiiin
ner our l:iiifht'r Jiin at'tl in her
mnrriAgv, tlmt she took iionn of our 1
rlce, nor alviHl ua iM'fore she married,
for which ronton weiHorlil her f rom
our fniuily for more than twelve
month; nnit bcinr nfrnKl that some or
other of our family mr.y al presume
lo marry without lu!y alvisin n
thi-rt-of; we, takinr the afT.ilr into Bori
oii9 coii-.lli'i ;ition, liereby tlim-lmrjje all
and every one of our chihlren from of
fering to marry without our special mi
rice and consent iirst had and obtained;
and if any of our children should pro
pose or presume to offer marriage to
any without our advice and consent.
Uji'J in lh:it cne shall be banished
from our family twelve months; and if
they go so far as lo marry without our
advice and consent, in that rae (hey
re to be banished from our faniiljr
even years. Hut whoever advises us
of their intention to niarrv and ob
tains our consent, shall not only
remain children of the family, but also
hall have due proportion of our poods,
srear, and estate as we shall think con
venient and as the bargain requires.
And further, if any one of our children
-hall niarrv clandestinely, they by so
oing shall lose nil claim or title to our
ffTect.a. good, gear or estates ; and we
ntimnte this to all concerned, that
none may pretend ignorance."
A young gentleman "offers his ser
vice to the ladies in an advertisement
which apvared in the Duity Adverliter
(17S8): "Ladies! A young gentleman
aged twenty-five, easy in fortune,
happy In temper, of tolerable parts,
not supcrlielally polite, but genteel ad-
Iress. some Knowledge of the world.
tnd, little acquainted with the 'Fair,
presumes to offer his service to one not
seceding ten years older .than
himself, of god-nature and eff.i-
tble disposition, absolute mistress of
t least one thousand pounds. ill
1nd the utmost sincerity from one who
tvould make it the ultimate end of hi
tmbition to render the matrimonial
tate truly happy. Any lady who has
pirit enough to break through the idle
mstotns of the age and not give
.rouble out of mere curiosity. Inclined
o answer this, may leave a line for X.
3. at Gregg's Coffee-house, in York
itreet, Covent Garden, shall receive
nimediate answer, and be waited upon
n person at any time and place she
diall appoint. The most inviolable
corcoy and honor will be punctually
The following flattering description
t himself is given, by a gentleman of
"sweet disposition," to a lady in the
fVte Advertiser of April 17, 1759:
'Whereas I had long despaired of
netting with a temptation to enter
into the holy state of matrimony,
Jll. taking up the paper of Friday
ast, I read the agreeable advertise
ment of a lady, whoso sentiments jump
o entirely with mine, I am convinced
a-e are cut out for .'each other, and
herefore take this method of deserib
ng myself. I am a gentleman of an
unexceptionable good family; losses
tnd crosses have reduced my fortune to
my wardrobe, a diamond ring, a gold
n atch, and an amber-headed cane; but
as you have generously said you don't
even wish a fortune, I imagine this will
be. no hindrance. My person is far
from disagreeable, my kin smooth and
fhining, my forehead high end pol
ished, my eyes sharp though -small,
my nose long and aquiline, my mouth
wide, and what teeth I have perfectly
;ound. AU this, with the addition of a
ood heart and sweet disposition, and
not one unruly particle, compose the
man who will be willing upon the
slightest intimation to pay his devoirs
to the lady. If she will direct her let
ter for S. V., to be left at St. James'
Coffee-house, the gentleman will wait
on her wherever she pleases to appoint
The following advertisement is taken
from the Daily Advertiser (1758) : "A
Single Gentleman, in a very good way
of business, and who can make two
hundred per cent advantage out of it,
and who is free from debts, about
twenty-six years of age, and is what
the flatterer calls genteel, and rather
Kntr nf ohffAI-ftll cV -si tir.IV
md of very affable temper, not
at all given
IAS 111 lllAllljl,
any other vice
that a Lady oan
take umbrage at; one that would
rather get a fortune than spend one,
has been in most parts of England, and
is very well, acquainted wilji London,
and no stranger to the 'Fair Sex, but
entirely so to any one he would prefer
for a wife. As he has not been so
happy as to meet with a Lady that suits
his disposition as yet; of a cheerful
disposition and free from the modern
vices ; one that is of the Church ol
England, and has no objection to going
there on the Sabbath, and to take some
care for a "uture happiness, one that
would think herself rather happier in
her husband's company than at public
places : one that would more consult
the Interest of her than the glass, in
the morning; to be neat in person and
apparel. As to the Lady's person, it
will be mere agreeable to have with It
what the world calls agreeable than
beauty, with any fortune not
lens than five hundred pounds
at her disposal, except she has
good interest, then less will be agreea
ble. Any Lady this may suit will be
wafted on by directing a linn to (J. C.
at 1'cele'a Coffee house, fti Fleet strept.
Inviolable secrecy may be depended
upon, as the gentlemen does not choose
a seven years' siege,"
'Miss Fisher" insert the following
paragraph in the Publia Advertiner of
March 30, 17.r9: "To err is a blemish
entailed upon mortality, and InUsere
llous seldom or never escape from cen
sure, the more heavy as the character
Is more remarkable; and doubled, nay
trebled by the world If the progress of
that character Is marked by success;
then malice shoots airalnst It all her
itings, the snakes of envy are let loose;
lo the hnmane and generous heart then
nitit the injured appeal, an I certain
relief will be found in impartial honour.
Miss Fisher is forced lo sue to that ju
risdiction to protect her from the base
ness of little scribblers and scurvy mal-
3Volence; lias been abused in publie
papers, exposed in print-shops, and to
wind up the whole, some wretches,
menu, ignorant and venal, would Im
pose upon the public by daring to pre
tend to publish her Memoirs. .She
pes to prevent the success of their
Riulenvors liy thus publicly declaring
that nothing of that sort has th slight
est foundation in truth. C ilsrtER."
A maiden lady, who wishes to enter
into the honorable state of matrimo
ny. Inserts the following In the Vitly
A lvernt-r of April 13. 1759: "A middle
aged Maiden Lady, with an iiidepand-
tit fort une, has been determined by
the cruel treatment of those who
from their connections ought to have
been her friends, to think ef entering
into the honorable state of matrimony.
She Is indifferent as to fortune, so sh.
meets with a gentleman of good pier-
sis and family; indeed, she would
rather wish to marry a parson without
any fortune, that th. gentleman may
have the higher obligations to her, and
of consequence treat her with that ten-
lerness and regard reasonably to be
exjieeted from ersons under such cir
eumst.tnees. Her reason for taking
this method is, that it has been indus
triously given out by people interested
(in order, she supposes, to prevent pro-
HaU), that she had determined
'lever to marry. Letters with pro
Mi l will be received at the Smyrna
Coffee-house, directed for Z. Z. A de
scription of the gentleman's person,
are and profession is requested to be
Inserted. t)nd how to direct if the pro
tHisnls are approved of. The lady's
?ondnt will liearthe strictest scrutiny.
N'o letter received unless potpnid. to
prevent impertinence. " Chmnbrrt'
HAD BEEN IN PRISON.
Crowd Which Had No Marked rr.Jadle
Acalnst Penitentiary Bird.
A stranger entered an Austin saloon
the other evening, and after scowling
st the half-dozen sitter-i who were gath-
md there, he said:
"Would vou gentlemen object to
taking a drink with a man what's been
In State prison?"
He was a big, muscular follow, with
bad eve in his head, and he rested
bis left ellmw sort of careless on the
bar. facing the crowd, his right hand
reached playfully for his hl-pocket
All jumped quickly to their feet at
the invitation and advanced toward
the bar. exclaiming in chorus: "Cer
tainly not, strnngerl"
I'm proud to drink with vou," said
Ihe foremost man, grasping him wnrm-
Iv by the hand. "I don t think any
less of a man because he has been in
State's prison. In fact I've served
even vears in one mvself."
I have broke jail in thre States,"
said another: "vet I ain't proud. Give
us vour hand."
"I havo never been in S'.ato prison,"
remarked a third, "but I don't know
how my case may turn out when they
sret through with it up to the court
house. It looks pretty squallv."
I believe in giving a man a chance,"
said a fourth. "I've got a brother in
the Louisiana penitentiarv, and
wouldn't like to see folks give him the
cold shoulder when ho comes out
M mv an innocent man goes to
prison, rcmarKca tne nun man.
would be there myself, I reckon. If the
State's chief witness hadn't up and
died iust before the case came up. It
was a close call, I tell you. "
VelI, said the stranger, "since
you seem to be such a hard lot by your
own confession. I route my invitation
I have been in State prison for several
years, not as prisoner, but as prison
superintendent I will see you later.
no doubt, and, paying for his single
drink, he departed, leaving an lncen-
aolahli' e -'. t behind. TV-Tit Sifliixa.
'lo remove ink, Iron-rust, or mil
dew: If the garment is white, when
washing tie a pinch of cream tar:ar
where the spot is. After boiling re
movo the string and the spot will be
gone. If the spots are very large or
numerous, the garment can be boiled
by itself in clean water containing
from one ounce to one-fourth of
pound of cream tartar. It will not in
juro tho fabric. Home and Far.
Jonas G. Clafk, founder and pres
ident of the new Clark University to
be established at Worcester, Mass.
has given for th. institution the snni of
$2,000,000, to be divided as follows
fimu.uuu lor the erection ana equip
ment of buildings; $100,000, the in
come of which shall be devoted to the
maintenance of a library; $600,000 for
an endowment fund; real estate, books.
works of art, to the value of $500,000
and $500,000 for a professorship en
dowment fund. Public Opinion.
The Governor of South Carolina,
and other State officials, recently vis
ited Claflin University, a Methodist
Freedmen's institution at Orangebury,
S. C, and examined carefully all its
departments and was most favorably
impressed. "This," he said, "fs a
great revelation." He addressed the
students in the chapel and said that he
was surprised and delighted with what
he had seen, and that henceforth Claf
lin University would find in him a
friend, and ar-earnest advocate. T.
Coii!.ni.lat lt..nu of fathollo Edl-
Hoa Krrrted In th. Tear 1703.
Late mails from China brought newi
regarding the contemplated removal of
the ancient Catholic cathedral at .Pe
king and the bestowal or high rank
upon the llishop and Abbe of the din-
cexe. Mil CO 170 2 t lis mliflcA lo.. at,,,., I
within the lmjerial city of China, and
Its lofty bell-tower, overlooking the im
perial palace grounds, has been re
garded as ail obstacle to the good influ
ences of the spirits that haunt the
Chinese i ma iri nation. rn ...,!
but all efforts to remove the building
were fruitless until, during the last
year, the arts of diplomacy prevailed.
and tho old cathedral is to be deserted.
past history is full of interest ami,
through the kindness of Hev. Father
Ban hi, of St. Ignatius College, a re
porter obtaityd access to rare volumes
in the library which give a h!storyi of
the cathedral from its inception.
in if)jj rather Gerbillion. a native of
Belgium, who by means of his mathe
matical attainments had become so
necessary to Ihe service of the Chinese
Emperor, Kang Hi. that he had become
necessary to the council, obtained a de
cree autliorir.ing freedom of Christian
worship thronghout the country. In
1702 Kang Hi was afflicted with fever.
and the native doctors were unable to
cure him. Father Gei billion had a small
quantity of quinine which the Jesuit
fathers hail obtained in Peru, and by
the aid of the drug cured the imperial
patent As a reward for this action
Kang Hi permitted the erection of a
CAtliedral in a corner of the palace
no mandarin then, as now, were
bitterly opposed to the erection of the
building, alleging the evil influences
which would ensue if the construc
tion was proceeded with. In reolv
to their objection the Kmperor told
mem: "liiese rnngers hare ren
dered me infinite services: thev re-
fuse money, honors and office; they.j
take delight in their religion, and in
granting them permission to build a
house for worship I can onlv give them
gratification." Kang Hi also gave the
fathers gold valued at 200.000 francs.
which thev invested in the stock of the
Briti-h and East India Company, and
antil the dissolution of that corporation
ih in.i me interest on this sum was
paid to the Propaganda in Kome for
the maintenance of missions in China
and the Eat. As a further mark of
honor the Emperor wrote three ins-ri-tiuns,
which were carved on atone
and placed in prominent positions
a the church. Oue, placed upon
a column, read as follows: "To
the Creator of every thing." The
others, inscribed on tablets, were: "He
a infinitely god and just; He enlight
ens, upholds and rules every thing with
snpreme authority and with sovereign
justice. "He had no beginning and
ill have no end; He has made all things
from the earliest time. He is the Gov
ernor and the true Lord of them.
These inscriptions will doubtless be
moved to the cathedral, their vain.
being inestimable, not only in the eves
of the fathers, but also in the estimation
of the Chinese.
The building it.aelf was about 125 feet
long and some thirty feet wide. Bricks
and plaster were used in it construc
tion. For nearly two centuries th.
cathedral has stood undisturbed. Build
ings have been added in the shape of
hospital and dispensary, a museum of
science, and a room wnere a splendid
collection of the flora and fauna of
North China, made by Pere David, is
Attempts by the Cninese to remove
the cathedral have been ineffectual.
although every Emperor and Empress
since Kang Hi's time have used their
endeavors by threats and persuasion
In 1HS5 the Empress Dowager, who has
made the removal of this building an
object, sought the aid of foreigners in
the employ of Chinese customs, and by
dint of a mission to Ihe Pope, aided by
the influence of the French Minister,
nifder whose government the fathers
have enjoyed protection for many
venr. accomplished her desires. The
fathers have received a piece c land
on the northwest corner of the imperial
alaco grounds, whereon they, will
build a new cathedral. F.ishop Tngi la
bile was decorated with the insignia t:
a mandarin of the first class, second
grade, and Abbe Favier received
blue button, entitling him to the rank
of an official of the second class, first
grade. In addition to the land, 850.
'100 taels (equal to $300,000) is to be
paid as the cost of erecting a new ca
hedral. The only restriction placed
upon the fathers is that that the new
cathedral shall not be built any higher
than tho Ulnnese buildings, as the oc
cult wind and water influence, whic
any tower would.be likely to occasion
will thus be avoided. It may be noted
that the Jesuit fathers transferred their
i-elijrious buildings and converts in
China to the Lazarists many years ago.
aad it was with the principals of that
mission that the Chinese Government
dealt in their negotiations concerning
the removal of the cathedral. San
Sha'l I teach you what knowledge
is? When you know a thing, to hold
that you know it; and when you do
uot know a thing, to confess your igno
rance, is knowledge. Confucius.
A Kansas City man has a lemon
that weighs six pounds twelve and one
fourth ounces. Persons desiring to use
photographs of the weed to stir into
water for picnic purpos -s aro now being
supplied. Tid- Btts.
She never refused.
There was a young lady named Hughes
Who never was known to refughes
To go out ot a night.
On a young man's invight,
To take one of a oouple of stughes.
Brooklyn Union '
w-"That couple who has just passed
ns reminds me of a sort of fruit which
is neither palatable nor desirable," said
a gentleman to a friend. "What makes
them so objectionable?" asked his
friend. "They are a prickly pear."
Mrs. de Hobson (complacently)
Yes, Mr. Featherly, that is a portrait
of myself when a little girl. It was
painted by a celebrated artist Mr.
Featherly (anxious to say the right
thing) Er on. of th. old masters.
JSY..Sun. ... --.
... . .
ts Vnnotleed and N.clerted f .oration
I'hlladrlphls's ltulet Section.
The bare, blank walls of a verr ol.!
burylng-ground are frowned down upon
by the towering structures of manu
facture and business that surround and
hem them in In one of the busiest parts
of Philadelphia. Insido the buryhig-
ground walls are trees planted by men
who died from old age years ago.
Birds come and rear their wide-mouthec
families in this cord oasis in the great
lesert of throbbing city streets. One
old man, bent and wrinkled, t ikes an
occasional walk over the scarcely dis
cernlble, grass-grown paths, and bb
aro the onlv feet that tread this silent
liy of the dead.
In the Arch street wall very near
the corner an opening has been made.
The bricks have been taken awav for
spare of perhaps a dozen feet
Through an Iron fence which cover?
this opening one can get a glimpse ol
the peaceful grounds within. That
graveyard was made long years ag
and the noisy city lias grown all about
t crowding it and jostling it bn
never encroaching beyond its walls
From sun-up to midnight there Is a
constant hurrying of wagons and car
and human beings by this necropolis.
Tit that grated op-ning has seldom
visitor, though there lies within a few
feet of it the dust of a man whose pro-
ound wisdom and humanity moved
the whole civilized world.
Not three block away stands a great
iislltution bearing his name an insti
tution fostering all that Is scientfic and
hat lives to learn the hidden things ol
nature's lairs; that fosters and en
courages the genius of men and leach
es Industry and the value of solid
earning. Less distant in the opposite
direction lies a great public sqnare.
one of those beneficial breathing-space
of the city a pent-up masses, bearing
his name. Itr its side there runs a
ong. wide street bearing his name.
Ami all over the city there are mills
nd printing shops and factories and
foundries bearing Ids name, while all
over the State and conntrv there are
towns and townships and counties also
bearing his name. Yet there lie hi.
hones down in the heart of thi
big city, with arteries throbbing
with the work and pleasures of
nen. beneath a thin stone slab.
which grows greener and thinner year
by year, obscured by the lightest
snows of winter, the ear.iet grasses
of summer an 1 the first f ill of autumn
leaves. A singular end of a marvel
I looked through the bars. With
much craning of my neck and much
pressing of my face against the bars -4
made out this simple last-lading, in
scription in the thin marble slab:
: t)i!uon!i :
. DK BORAH FHASKIJ. :
Benjamin rranklin. after many
years spent abroad enlightening men.
gaining fresh wisdon and laurels.
came home to live in qniet retire. ni:it
with his son-in-law. Colonel Richard
Bache, at the old mansion, which
tood in a large park on Market street
near Fourth,' this city. Shortly after
that he wrote a friend: "I am now
in the bosom of my family and find
our lour little prattlers, who clme
about the knees of their grandpapa.
afford rne great pleasure. I am stir
rounded by my friends and have ago d
daughter and son-in-law to take care
of me. I have got into rev niche, i
very good house, which I bnilt twenty
ur years ago and out ol which I hay
been kept ever since by employments.
1-rankliu had a small pnnting-pres
set up on one of the upper floors of the
house, with which he amused himself
many an hour by his experiments. But
so busy a life was not destined to be
prolonged in quietness. He had b-en
settled but a short time when his life-
light went out on Saturday, April 17,
1790. when he was nearly eighty-five.
Three days later, now a hundred years
ago, his remains were conveyed to th
obi Friends burying-ground an'
placed beside those of his wife and thj
thin stone slab laid over them.
There was mourning throughout this
and other lands. Twenty thousand
people crowded the streets around thai
old bnrvinT- ground on the day of thf
funeral, and as the simple cort eg
passed over the few squares between
the house and the grove bells through
out the city tolled an 1 minute gun
boomed mournfully. Clergymen ol
the city of all denominations, the Su
premo Ex citivc Council of the State.
of which Franklin had been president
the State Assembly, judges-of the Su
preme Court members of the bar. th
officials of the city, printers and their
workmen, the Philosophical Society, th
College of Physicians, the s?u
dents and faculty of tha Phil
adclnhia College and many civu
organizations attended the funeral
The pall-bearers were Governor Thos
Mifflin. Chief-Justice McKean, Thos
Willing, president of the Bnk o
North America; Mayor Samuel Powell
Wm. Bingham, and David Rittenhonse
Following the death and brrial
Franklin came honors and eulogiuiw
from everywhere, , In Congress, Mad
ison offered a resolution which said
"Benjamin Franklin was a citizer
whose native genius was not more ar
ornament to human nature than hi
various exertions of it have beei
precious to science."
-Frie:idsof Liberty" in France erect
cd a mausoleum, but franklin s nn
honored grave rests amid tha t irmo
and confusion o a great busy city.
Philadelphia Cor. X. T. World.
Joseph Jf'ncfc, of Erie, Pa., whiU
driving a balky horse the other da
tried to encourage the animal by punch
ing it with the breech of his gun. Th
gun was discharged, blowing Frick'
arm off. .
At a fire alarm in Birmingham.
Ala., the hook and ladder truck was
drt en out, and after going around sev
eral blocks the driver returned to the
station house and asked Treasurei
Evans where the fire was.
"My dear," said Mrs. Lilton to her
husband, "why do thev so often put
appraiser' after an auctioneer's
nameP" "Because, madam, aa aoo
Uoneer is a prai3er of the' goods he
, . "Goldtn Bule, f
LIME AS A FERTILIZED
Penn.rlTanls Parmer's Aeeeatnt I
KfTeetaer 1UI '
In this part of the country Hm 1 ':'
principal fertiliser outside of barnyard
manure. As the soil is naturally very I
thin we have to we something from
the word "go" to keep up the fertility. ,
think there is athms that rl'L
the same wullsy of rfioney.gl '
in return, yland t pmftf
with lime, and then propwly farmed, "
no one will ever live to se itnee4 any J(
more. Last summer a neighbor caH-d
my attention to a narrow strip across!
one of his oat fields which was three ot
fonr inches taller than the rest ?
explained that the cause of it was n -
had a Small coat of lime Ofty-two J-"y f
ago," and yet It showed on ever t''
to the present time. If the lar.J e ' ;
which it is applied is extremely r -
and there is no sod, it should a ' -'' .
have a little manure to put on v 5 ;- ;
to give the lime something to wor ' ,
It is rather slow in Ha work, xou ,
dom ever see any benefit from s
till you sow in clover and then '
up the sod. And then there is rw 1
at least none raised here, on wh:
not very beneficial. Low clay
that is naturally Wet " and cold, ;
perfectly underdralned, is a y.i
lor lime. It shows much the (
high, dry, gravely soils. If I
ground is plowed when not in
order on account of moist rr " '
lime has been used, it seems.
ts effects entirely. Here, j a i-
inany farmers make. Beeause
bor who has high hind can plow.
will too, even if the wate runs e"
them in the furrow.
When lime is properly applk-1
feet on the soil is something slr.-
veast in doti'rh for bread. It 3 '
give it life and make it light
low. But in order to get the it.
fit of it we must pat it on in
style that is, we must put it e
fresh burnt; the hotter the better. 'i.
refuse lime that has become wet traui
exwsure is practically worthies. It
must be so you can scatter it on like
flour, as evenly, aa possible, and the'!
should, be harrowed in without rain.
Where it is wet and lies over the field
n lumps it never mixes with the soil
ancl apparently does no good-
1 he amount to be used rjenenda on
the former fertility of Uie r i-d '
which it is applied, the '.'
have on hand, the time you , '
spare without making your crip t
etc. The old idea entertaiof1 t;A
grandfathers, that too ranch. aald
the ground, is exlremely fallae'
We have used from 100 to 1.000 f ,
per acre and never lost a erogf
count of putting on too mi
usually use 300 or 400 bushel.
and then beforewesowdow
give a top-dressing of mam
insures a good catch. Thev
couple ef years and pu - '
we never fail to get a c
Land that has beea.?
tent is scarcely "rver tr
worms, which is no mT
times. From past experf . :
say there is no better V
orchard than hot lrme.'
the growth of the tre"
to insects, and sure1
Fenano (Pa.) C
A aytem of Bm.c WR.Ieh
Th Aetaal Slavery.
Peonage is simple in theory aa
plex in practice. It is the attach
labor for debt A species of
ment is obtained and a man's e
belong to the creditor uotil-th "
wiped out So far it might
but (and here is the rub) th
tion does not end whh the deV
like the witch's curse in "Rud
becomes hereditary and destf
father to son until satisfied. .
and the further fact that th&'iv
Mexican peons are not the -!
debtors, but the descendant
ors, would seem to indic.it fkt
of active prodigals had one
in the land; but on the Cttntrr
of the debts are under fif
The incredible poverty avi
of tbe masses is the only
of this state of things. N
hundred can cast up ttesj ; x.
of accounts. A peon is alio 1 t
only a few tlacos a day, and ic ti-a
about a cent and a half. - Out of tv
his food and clothing are charged ui
and occasionally interest is added t
the original amount So it can V
readily seen that instead of decreasim
the debt is gradually growing lare
and larger, and the condition5 of th.
poor wretch more and more hopeless
Ihe further inland, the more peon
and the arable lands of Sonofa an.
Chihuahua are tilled almost exel'
by them. A large- "
triets resembles a sT
cept that no care.
the condition of
not worth it. A
state of thirrgsV
the shaft or chi.
on, doggedly, '
born to it and.
both kept nef
for one, and"a
shirt and straw soiu m
A pair of cow hide boots is
of merit and as they are u'
feast days they will last a
life, and probably descpn"
peonage to his son, The w
cheap calico gown, and tl
nothing at alL An outlay
dollars will clothe a whole fc-?.
year, and an actual calculation
that they consume about eight
worth of food a week per hij,
Provo City Utah) American.-?
Walton Dwight who died- T
at Binghamton, N. Y., had.
policies on his life amount
000. The companies
payment of these r
fraud. Claims amot.
have now been settle
of $18,000. j
tirand Cake; On,
one-half cup each of ?
corn starch, oiie and ;
flour, two teaspooiij
powder, and the wjj?
Dissolve the corn-War ;-:
Yon cau n-the f"jr '