The Lebanon express. (Lebanon, Linn County, Or.) 1887-1898, May 11, 1888, Image 1

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JoIj Printing Done cn Stcrt Koli
w , j ai-'l
fxtsal Blanks, Business Cards,
tter Beads, Bill liaada,
Circulars, : Posters, Eto ,
Kuctlal In swd stria sad st lot Htlng prWs.
NO. 9.
.nneapuli, Minn,, ton-
igars a j ear, but only
'number are. made by
s, tin Ohio loy, son
Consul at Ilirmln
in)elitio)i with 2
e scholarship worth
architect of public
hington hug nfom
mUry of the Ticaa
be appropriated, far
ic buildings in Sn
v niaikl.lo ftnicdi of American
,. is imparled by the addition of
nerul called agalith, a silicate of
uesia somewhat resembling as--U
in let Jure. It U found only in
the United HUtes.
A 1.KTTKR received from Ilolert Gar
rett, dated at Cairo, state that be
and hia party will ascend the Nile as
far aa Thebea, and returning; by way
of Cairo, will cro-a the Mediterranean
to Greece. From there they will go
to Russia.
They are not troubled with breach
of promise tuita in China. Win n a
future Chinese belle ia about three
days old she ia formerly betrothed to
the scion of some acceptable neighbor,
and when she ia alxiut fifteen she ia
carried and ltt there, and that ends
Tii four con a of Captain Calhoun,
who died the other day In 81. Joseph
county, Michigan, had not seen each
other for nineteen yeara until the day
before the funeral. They all boarded
the same train at Chicago. Two of
them occupied the aame seat, but there
was no recognition until they all met
iu a livery stable, each trying to hire
a rig to take him to the bomeatead.
Jons Half, of West brook, Oa., ia
evidently a humorist, although he hue
not yet become known to the world
aa such. Hi firat baby waa christened
First Half; the next, Secoud 'Half;
the third, Other Half, and the fourth
Beat Half. Ue ha a big sign over
hia cabin door which reads: "The
Whole family of John Half Uvea with
in. A half family ia belter than none,
but if you want to aee six halve in
one holecome inside and see what ia
kit of us. Goo! bleaa our home."
Wim.Ba cilUcauot Lumpkin, Ga.,
wi cleaning out his cellar recently
after it bad been Coded, he uioo'd
a tlight depression in the earth, and,
examining it closely, eaw a bar of
metal partly buried there. Ticking it
up he fuund it to Jtx lead. Further
search revealed 167 bsiv, weighing
about a pound each. Hew they got
there ia not known, though it ia sur
mised that they were buried during
the Indian war of 1S38, when a jude
fort stood on Uie present aite of the
Boston haa just received from Af
rica the largest gorilla ever landed in
this country., Hia name is Jack, and
he is five feet in height when stand
ing erect, and measures seven feet
from the end of one outstretched
harw to the other. He weighs alut
125 pounds, and exhibits enormous
strength, compared with which that
of a man seems like a child. He ar
rived in a large box made of planking
two and a half inches thick, and when
being removed from the ship he lore
large splinters from the hard wood
planks with aa much ease as a child
would break a twig.
As enormous black eagle has been
aten Ute'y at Lander, Wyoming. It
is believed that the bird ia fully five
feet in height and that his powerful
wings measure fifWen fett from Up to
tipT His legs are almost as big as a
man's. He geneially makes his ap
pearance about sunset, when he will
fly from cliff to cliff on the mountains,
all the time keeping 'up a piercing
scream. He haa been shot at doxens
of times by excellent marksmen, but
o far he baa safely a voided the flying
rifle balls, and each shot only seems
o make him yell louder, as if laughing
t his would-be slayers. 8
It is said that 40 per ceut of all the
ths from poison in Great Britain
lue to orrium: and this rate of
lily, according to Dr. Winter
i, a rises in a great -measure
be pernicious practices both of
Vking English : mothers and
y-farmer of giving infants
sirrnps,' 'infants' fjienda' and
o allay restlessness and keep
p during the greater part of
nee." It haa been calcu
le preparation alone is ti e
ius of death of 150,000
y year.
Strawberry Valley. Cal.
- the life of a herjjrit since
only companion"? vj
ct this man is
ditical and otb-'
r creditable ' .
Devoted Principally to Washington
Territory and CaUibr&ia.
A serious stabbing affray occurred
at 11 il Buff, Cub, in a saloon between
Su ve Trust (ouloif il) and John Mali
Ion, aheit the laltcr stabbed Tra-l
three timoa, and it ia thought he will
At Timhee, Cab, a special train
loaded with oranges aan into a freight
train at tunnel 13. Both engines and
soveral cars were imdly smashed and
fifty feet of snow shed was knocked
A Southern Pacific pwsenger engine
in turning ou the t.tble at 8.tntn Ana,
N. M , ran by the tattle ami collide!
with a freight engine in the round
boose, demolishing the roundhouse
and fit i lit engine.
John B. While was stabbed and
killed at Big line, Cat, by W. T. C.
Elliott. White was an mu le of El
lioti'a divorced wife, and it is claimed
that he was stabbed for offering pro
tection to his niece. Elliott asktd to
te arretted. . .-.
At Los Aiigi lea, Cal , ' while Mis.
Molleto waa driving Into the city th.
home took fright and she was thrown
from the buggy. Her dress caught in
th axle and she was dragged some
distance. Tortious of ajalp were torn
from euch side of her head and her
right am broken.
While driving along a road seven
miles south of M int Cms, Cab, three
boys were thrown from a wagon, by
the hist balking, over" a sixty fool
cliff. Yinovnte G.ircia, twelve year
old, w s killed ; Manuel Kmith, six
years oldwa furiously injured, and
John Hut iih, four yeais old, escaped
miraculously without injury.
Pedro Pino, a M xican, and Joseph
Silva, a Portuguese quarreled on a
sheep ranch near Los Corrilloa, N. M.,
over the right of xwacssion of some
laud, when Hilva drew a pistol and
shot Pino through the jaw. The lat
ler returned the lire, and shot Kilva
through the brain, killing him iu
stantly. Piio will probably reixver.
A passenger train on the Inter
Ocean io railway waa stopped and
robbed by a band of fourteen high
wjymeu, three miles beyond Irolo, of
Meiiitv. The passengers and train
men were systematically robbed. The
company lost over $U,0t)0 front the
treasure box. Il ia presumed this is
the same band lhat entered Ameca
meCif recently, and that plundered the
Chalbuac ranch in the stale of Pueblo.
A on of Wm. Bent, who keepa a
saloon in Han Francisco, waa drowned
at the eutranee. of the ferry alip. He
was in a bout near the end of the
wharf wlsen the steadier IKniahue
came in, and the waves caused by the
alewnter swinging into the slip caused
the boy'a boat to captiie. A yacht
saw the accident and went o hia rv
cue, but accidentally ran if it ovei
him. The 1.mI sank and waa urowued
A sluwting affray occurred at Oak
Ltad, Cab, which resulted in the death
of John I'heltii, a tailor. It seer.m
that PbeUn waa out wilh two com
pauion, and met Bcu L'tchenslein,
another tailor. They had some angry
wotds atntut the price of work. Phelan
acciud the other tailor .. of taking
work front htm by doing it at cheaper
rates. Litcheusleiu dented this, and
things were smoothed over, and all
parlies took a dtink in a neighboring
saloon. Fltelan than struck Litchen
sWia in the face. The assaulted tailor
went away, but quickly returned with
a revolver" and shot Phelan in the left
breast, the bullet entering hia heart
Phelan died in fifteen minutes afier
reaching the hospital.
Terreuce Mullen, convicted of per
jury in connection wilh an entry of
public lands in Southern New Mex
ico, was brought from Los Crucee and
placed in the penitentiary. He is un
der sentence of the United States
court to serve four years at hard labor
and pay a fine of 1,000. Mullen is
the one who concocted the scheme to
steal the body of Abraham Lincoln,
and bold it for ransom. The plot waa
disclosed by one of his associates, and
he was caught in the act ' of carrying
off the body, for which ho served one
one and one-half years iu the Illinois
prison. " - '
A few days ago a gentleman from
Freno registered at one of the piinci
pa! hotels in San Francisco, but as
there were no rooms vacant at the
time he waa told to return in tho af
ternoon. ' His luck was no better on
hia return. He waa a little indignant,
and told the clerk at the desk that he
would stop there anyhow, and offered
to back hia boast with $100. Among
the guest at the hotel waa a young
lady from the same town as the gen
tleman, and for whom he had a liking.
He went to the young lady, told his
predicament aud determination, and
asked the young lady to marry him.
She consented, and together they went
to the parson and were married. - It ia
sufficient to say that the gentleman
made good his boast.
Some nine months ago Miss Laura
Webster, a young lady living in Santa
Clara county, CaL, received a severe
fright while visiting her sister in ic
toria. B. C. She was in good health
at the time, but a few days later
he sank into a deep sleep. Shortly
j.fter her affliction she . was taken to
Su Jote, where, she mw resides, and
duiing the trance the only nourish
ment she received was forced down
her throat Her breathing was barely
perceptible, and her limbs, when
placed in a certain position, would re
main rigid until changed by an atr
tendanU She lies with her eyes closed
bnt will reply to questions, when re
peated sever! times. During the last
few weeks her condition has improved
considerable, and the physicians in at
tendance state that she will eventu illy
awaken from her long sleep.
i A physician In the American Mag
azine describes February as the time
. if antarnalia of colds. He advises ex
' ard tlic'.pactf between a
-'and hat brim. Be-
skin lies tha cerebro
: proceed the nerves
art and lungs. The
th. blood vessels
" neck, enabling
".- fn that propor-
" y he advises
- ' i own-
it Epitesit of the Principal Erenti Not
atiruling Wxt lateral - ;
If ungarlan house deputies adopted
the army bill aa proposed by the gov
mi menu i
In the duel on the Bolide B ulogni
in Paris, betweeit lK'puia and Habert,
art critic, the former was killed. t
It. P. Gravet, treasurer of Boolt
county, Ka., has been found thort iu
hia accounts to the amount of $D,000.
The ship Smyrna waa sunk in a
coll sion with the steamer Molo, off
the Isle of Wight near Loudnn. Thir
teen passengoia were drowned.
Daniel Moriarity and Daniel Hayes
were hanged at Tralee, for the mur
der of James Fitttnaurice, a farmer,
near Lima, county Kirry, Ireland,
January 21st l.wt.
Alexander Jones, colored, was
hanged at Taltahaase, Fla., for the
murder of George Uuthbert, iu No
vemler, 1887. The execution was pri
vate, t
Samuel Phillips, the eleven-year-old
son of a prominent merchant of Sagi
naw, Mich., while pitying on some
logs in a bayou, hit in. Engleharl
lteidlinger, aged twenty-four, jumied
iiVto save the boy", but the little fellow
Clung to hia ueck and both were
Ramon Crux, a wealthy planter re
siding thirty miles from II tvana, was
taken prisoner by Itaudita ia held for a
f 10,000 ransom. Soldiers are scour
ing the country in search of him while
his wife haa received a letter demand
ing money, and saying if she plays the
messenger false her husband' life will
Iw forfeited.
New York brokers have been in
structed by a detective and requested
to look out for a large number of
Umds stolen from a firm at Lisle,
France. The bonds are Bup(Mtsed to
aggregate l,0U0,O0O, and tiu-ludu
Panama obligations, Credit Foiieier se
curities, Portuguese obligation,' ltu
sian rents, Turkish bonds and miscel
laneous obligations.
A passenger train on the New York
&. Pennnylvunia railroiut was wrecked
uear Whilehouse, N. Y., by thet-pread
ing of the rails. The mail and bag
gage cara and two assenger cou hea
containing about forty passengers,
rolled down a twenty-foot embank
ment. No one was killed outright,
but seventeen of thuaie injured will
die. - - "' .
Helene Crosmond, prima donnt,
committed suicide iu the cabin ef the
Piccadilly, London. She signed a con
tract wilh the Drnry L ine Opera Com
pany, bul owing to a mi understand
ing she tote up the contract in a tit of
temper. Later ' she tried to reojven
negotiations, but in the meantime a
suhalitote had been engaged, and in a
iitot despondency she shot heroelf.
General Wirt Adams, p wtmaater at
Jackson, Miss., and John Martin, an
editor, fought a street duel, aud both
men were killed, the general waa hit
in the head, and Martin was hit twice.
A published article was the immediate
caue of the tragedy, though a breach
has lung existed between the men. It
chargeu incompetent service in the
postotnee. v y - s V
A nine year-old daugh'er of a fanner
named Albert Goodspeed, living near
Des Moines, Iowa, is lying at the point
of death, having been almost literally
eaten by a dog when found. The girl
had been attending school. A huge
dog was standing over the little girl,
tearing the flesh from her breast and
devouring it. Her left breast had been
eaten away, leaving the lungs exposed,
wh.le her limbs were horribly mangled.
A terrible accident occurred at
Hushsylvania, Ohio. A school exhi
bition was in progress in a hall situated
in the third story of a brick building,
over 400 people being present. Sud
denly the floor gave way with a fright
ful crash and the entire audience went
down in a surging maaa to the ground.
So far, two people are retried dead,
ten seriously . injured, and probably
fifty less seriously injured.
An odd marriage occurred at St.
Louis. Miss Ad Belle Richards, a
cousin of the late President Arthur,
was married to Dr. Wnght, of the
Choctaw Nation, Indian territory. The
groom is a quartcr-bloiKi Choctaw Iu
dian, and a son of the lateGv,
Wneht. of Indian termo r. lie is a
well educated physician and quite
handsome. "The couple became ac
quainted while the biide was doing
missionary work in the territory a year
A lamp exploded in the hand of
Mrs. John Guillen at 1'ittsburg, fa., as
she was going up stairs. The burn
ing oil set tire to her clothing, and,
overcome with fright, she ran to the
window and tumped oat, alighting on
a brick pavement thirty-rive feet be
low. Coleman Kilroy and wife who
also occupied the bouse had retired,
hut were awakened by the explosion
Kilroy jumped from the third . story
window and was badly injured. His
wife forced her way through the flames
which filled the halls but in so doing
was painfully burned about the head, and arms.
The Asylum Hill Congregational
Church of Hartford, Conn., gavo a
bell to a mission church in China, and
received a sort of illuminated lettei
of thanks in return. The letter coi.
eludes as follows: "This insignificant
scrap of paper can not adequately ex
press the reverential feeling of u-inch-long
bits of grass. . All the churcl
members together bow here are in
serted the names and expross their
The Baltimore Presbytery, of th
Northern Presbyterian Church, have
had an interesting discussion on the
duty of the church to the negro,
Some of the speakers thought . the
money raised for the Freed men ought
to be sent to. the Southern church, s
colored member complained of dis
crimination in the Presbytery against
the colored man, another speaker
wanted the Freed me ns Board abol
ished, and various other ,views wer'
presented. Res---;" -.---
desttrned to 9 'sub
scriptions for "
- d to enli-
Legislation FertaiolBg to the Interest
of th Faciflo Coast
The committee on foreign affair
retMirtcd to the senate In executive
session the treaty which was recently
negotiated by Secretary Bayard aud
the Cliin se minister, wilh the recom
mendation that two amendments I
made to the treaty, ami that it be sent
to the President with the request that
he secure the consent of tho Chinese
government to the amendments.
The tlrst amendment is to the first
clause of the treaty, wnh-h provides
for the exclusion of all Chinete labor-
era from this country. The amend
ment auueu to this clause provide
that this exclusion shall also apply U
Chinamen who have been in thi
country and have departed, taking
certificates with them. Thia ainc'nd
ment will prevent the return of all
Chinese wilh certificate
The tecoud amendment adopted br
the committee on foreign affair pro
vides that exempted classes in the
treaty, such as merchants, students
and Chinamen who have departed
from this country leaving Ixhind a
wife and family or money or property
to the value of $1,000, shall be allowed
to return only uioi presentation of
certificates showing that the holders
I k' long to the excepted classes named
in the treaty.
Ihe number of individual pension
bills passed by the senate iu sixty-five
minutes waa lUo, forty-two of them be
ing house bills. Several of them were
for volunteer nurses, at the rate of 125
a ni nlh, aud one was for the widow
of Gen. Charles P. Stone, at $50.
Among the bills retiorlod and
placed fin the calendar, were the fol-
owlng :
Senate bill to retire certain disabled
officers of the arm.
House bill aiitliotiiiug the presi
lent to retire Alfred Pleasanton. wilh
the rank of colonel, with an amend
ment giving him lite rank of colonel.
House bill for the promotion ol
army otlicers after twenty years of
continued service in one crade. a
minority dissenting.
Senate bill granting to the Oregon
Railway A Navigation Company right
of way through the Net Perce Indian
lesci vlion.
A bill lo provide for the sale to act
ual settlers under the homestead laws,
of the Fort Sedgewick military reset-
vation in Colorado and Nebraska was
passt d.
A bill was passed to establish an ad
tit in ;il land district in Oregon.
Johnston, from the committee on
elections, submitted a report on the
Uaiiifornui contested election case el
Lynch vs. Yandever, and it waa placed
ou the bouse calendar. The report is
unanimously in favor of Vandever,
the sitting member.
Cox presented a bill for an approp
riation, in reference to a memorial
from Gen. Schoileld and Slocum and
other members of tht Army of the
Potomac, asking for an appropriation
of $25,000 to aid iu meeting vthe ex
penses of a fraternal reunion of sur
viv .i-s of the At my of the Potomac
and the Army of Northern Virginia,
to be held on the battle held of Gettys
burg iu July next, to commemorate
the Iweuty-tiflh anniversary of that
con Hie C
The secretary of the interior trans
mitted the report by Governor Swine
ford of Alaska, upon the operations of
the Alaska Seal and Fur Company, in
which be alleges that Uie company has
grossly abused Uie natives, and at
taches an affidavit to the charges. He
concludes that it would be better to al
low every fur seal to be exterminated
than to contmueso blighting a mo
nopoly. roBTLANu monucc AsttaK-r,
Fancy rolL ff tb.... ........
Orearon...... ..............
interior grada
IR fit
27 a
California roll
do pickled
Eastern, (all cream
10 4
14 0
Oregon,- do
Eoos Fresh .;..
Drikd Facrra
Apples, qrs. ska and bin...
do California
k prtcota, new crop
Peaches, unpeeted. new ...
Pears, machine dried
Pitted chemies
Pitted plums, Oregon
Fiirs. Cal In boa aud bza. .
is m
8 n
10 a
Cal. Prunes, French .......
Oregon prunes
if ixua
Portland PaL Roller. bbl
4 00
4 00
4 rS
60 3 3 7
60 it 75
ft 1 22
is a i r,
10 G I Ui
Ul (4r85 00
41 m 47
44 & 16
10 (0 1 25
(215 00
17 00
00 (18 00
00 2A U0
00 (35 OC
Salem da do
Whits Lily V hi
Country brand., , . . .
Wheat, Valley, v 100 lbs...
do Walla Walla
Barley, whola, t ctl
do ground, ( ton
Oats, choice millinir 4 bush
do feed jrood tochofoe.old
Rye, lOOtba , 1
Faun i
Bran, if ton .
Short. ton
Hay, V ton, baled 10
Chop. (S ton Hi
Oil cake meal If" ton 83
Applet, Oregon, t box . . .
Cherries, Oregon, If Arm.
Lemons, California, tC bx
Limes, f 100
Riverside oranRea. if box.
Loa Angelea, do do .
Peaches, if box
Pry, over 10 lbs, if Tb
Wet salted, over 65 tba. ..
Murrain hides
1 21 (3 1 50
85 8 50
1 0c
8 Q 10
4 S 6
7 0
10 0 1 85
8 73
0 1 85
0 8 73
Cabbage, tb..
Carrots, if sack
8auiiflower, at doa
Potatoes, new, ICO lbs .
Eat Oregon, Spring clip.
Vallev Oregon. An
10 0
, ' A... British gunboat has returned
from Cape Juby, whither she was sent
to investigate the reported attack of a
body of the Sultan of Morocco's troops
upon a depot of the Northwest Africa
Company at that place. The com
mander of the Falcon reports that Mr.
Moms, manager of tie BriUBh-A r can
Company at Cape Juby, attempted . to
photograpr a Moorish camp of s, ven
soldiers, ana that while he wr
jmting the camera the soldiers b
him. The attacked . and : l
i Tnr ' rt or"
t Praetlrsl lanmliin for Farmer U
Ins la ths Older States.
When tha country was new those
-tortious were naturally first cleared
vlileh seemed best adapted for linme
llate cultivation at lett expense. Such
atuU were tliotn which were warm and
lry, and nemlcd but the clearintr off of
die trees and a rough breaking to tit
Jiont for farm crop In this way large
ire as of low-lylnir and iwnmn lands
were left in wood, and so continued.
riiese low lands originally stronger in
aatural com position of soil, have con-
utiuml to lncrenne In fertility by the
forest waste dead leaves and tlmlier,
together with the wash of higher
grounds until now thpy are, Jhe rich
est lands we have. Has not the time
irrlved when these low woodlands may
be profitably cleared and put to perma
nent cultivation An inducement to
this is found In the fact that much of
the higher and drier land first cleared
has become ex tin tinted, and Is no longer
profitable for tillage. Especially is this
Si ass of thin. eh.inted land untitled
tor grass; said the inereaslng deficiency
3f bay and pasture has bncome one of
Uie greatest drawbacks to Eastern ag
riculture. Now tho low grounds are the natural
(rass lands, are stored with much or-
ranle material, and need only to be
cleared, drained and cultivated to be
come very productive and permanent
meadows wilh the enhanced price of
farm' product over those obtained by
our fathers and the easier and more
effectual methods of draining now
practiced, the job of ridding the land
of surplus water, which seemed so diffi
cult to our ancestors, has become easi
ly practicable and almost sure to be
attended with profit. .Hut this plan
would far reduce ths area of our wood
lands, which Is small enough already.
therefore, since "turn about is fair
play," why not plant the old cultivated
and worn soils to forest trees? In this
wsy the average of woodland wilt re
main the same, or1 he Increased, and
we gain In compensation large tracts
of new and fertde solL There Is an
abundance of surface in the Eastern
States upon which wood ought to be
grown, or allowed to '' remain con
tinuously. Such la nearly all moun
tainous or very rocky bind, steep side
hills, ravines and narrow vnllej s, cold
and springy land upon which moss and
ferns grow, all thin,- light and worn
out soils, dlst int portions of the farm
and places difficult of access when the
ground Is frozen. .o An . Filtt. in N.
J. Tribune.
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Kaowlsdga Oalnati by aa Esperteaea el
IWMtf Vrars.
Many fnrnivrs and land-owners are
intending to plnnt tevergrcens for shel
ter belts, and are seeking Information
aa to what is bctt to plant Tho white
pine Is now having a boom, mainly be
cause the seedling plants are obtained
cheap from the forests of Wisconsin
and Michigan. I say amen to all booms
that will eause more evergreens to be
planted. If, as I lml i eve, tho planting of
good, houott trees will prove' Aiif the
best Investments and greatest blessings
In the near future that a man can add
tb his farm. But Uie re are good trees
and better ones, and If a knowledge
gained by twenty years of planting
and watching the habits of the differ
ent varieties will be of nso to the pub
lic, I shall do sotno good. The Scotch
pine, in my estimation. Is the best ever
green we have for Immediate .use. Il
will make a shelter sooner than any
other kind, but will not make so good
a one in the end as the spruces. The
white pine as a young tree from two
to eight or ten feet' has fewer
branches than the Scotch, less
foliage, and that in -severe cold
weather clings so close to the
branches that it makes little . protec
tion as compared to the coarser and
more persistent foliage of the Scotch
and Austrian. If any one does not
think tills statement correct, let them,
some bitter cold day, observe, and
compare some white pines from two to
ten feet high with Scotch or Austrian
of tho same size, and note which offers
the most resistance to wind and snow.
The white pine is a grand and beauti
ful tree, and, after it is ten years old.
is the fastest grower of all, but up to
that time the Scotch will make the
best and quickest protection, and that
is the very time that on onr wind-swept
prairies it is most needed. The best
shelter belt, all things considered, is a
row of Scotch pine, six feet apart, on
the inside of that a row of spruce,
white or Norway, on. the outside on,
or as many as you please, rows of
white pine. Here you have as near as
possible perfection of beauty and
utility combined. Cor. Det Alointn
(Ia.) Kegister.
Mrs. Louisa Fries, of Cincinnati,
is afflicted in a peculiar and unusual
manner. Shoican uot remember her
own name or -residence, and is often
placed in embarrassing positions when
going about alone. The medical term
for the disease is amnesic aphasia, and
It is caused by arterial hemorrhage. -
Robert Porter, an eccentric citizen
of Stoughton, Maaa, aged 65, has for
twenty-five years bathed every daj in an
open spring on his farm. One morning'
last week be took his customary plunge
when the mercury was fifteen degree!
below zero, and claimed to enjoy it.
No matter how weak a woman's
constitution may be, ' her b(u)y-lawa
are always on deck and ready for busi
ness. Detroit Free Prea. . -
That was a level-headed man who
blew a cracked cornet nntil there was
dlnges in its sides in front of peoples
houses and carried a bag with him to
collect the hunks of coal ' that he
- Mercy, Bridget! What's the mat
ter with these cakes?" I dun know,
mum," "They taste of soap." Yis,
mum. I could u't find the soapstone
griddle, an so I soaped the iron one."
Harper's Baear. "s
In the hash fobndry, whereT'
banged and bu8tled44ury-; " -.;;
deuce wilh the tray, it"?
'man with the silky - ..
Why Ins Prlnrtptl Steal nt ths ftar ShoaU
b fKltillt With a IJ.Manrt,
Many housekeei era look upon all des
sert In the light of luxuries; others draw
the line at dis'ies that call for eggs.
Now, soma ds rt d'sli, if prop rly
made, should form a part of every din
ner. If fruit Is not to be served. Even
with fruit, some Mwpla require sugar.
When no detsei t is piovidcd, a greater
quantity of meat and voetnb'es niu I
be eat 'ii to rat's'y the 'demands of na
ture. For some this Is all r'ght, but for
the major ty of folk a c rla n amount of
MiigHi and Htnrch Is uecxarr. Children
mIkmjM not l.e deprived of th's kind o.
fond. Kven for tho poor it Is ecouoni
icnl to provtdo a s'tnple do-snrt
In arrang n' for a dinnor, plan t
light dnxai-rt when the rest of the men'
s to be sub-tant at. On the other hand.
h n the main part of the dlnnt r is t
Im I'ght, lft the d -snort bo hot and sub
stantial. For example, if the tlrst part
of l lie meal eons'sla of cold meat and
vegetables, or a ha-ih aud una vegufa
b'e, s. rre a hot apple pu Id nj'for des
sert, A good one can bu nitti'e of a pint
of flour, pr pared ns for ereaiu-of-tarta
b wen it, rolk-d th-n and tilled with par
and qutirteretl apples, then steaim-d foi
two hour, and served niolu s; o
ugar same. Or, the applet may b
put into a atewpan with a little watei
ard sugar, or a little ni"las-s. u we
for a few mlnn'eo. eovered with tit
biscuit dough, and Cooked for abon.
twe.ity m'. n ii to longer. So sauce wil
I need-d with this pudding. Noth'n;
could b cheaper, and it will be verj
ps'a'al'lu and wholesome. :
Apples may bo added to bolted sag
or tapioca, w th a ph-as'ng result, foal
a cuj ful of e ther tap'oca or sngo ii
three unfiil of cold water over n ght
then cook it in a double toiler for hat.
an hour. .Add to Ihe contents of itu
boiler one cupful of sugar, half i. tea
spo inful of salt, and twoiinrtof j are
nnd quarter! apples. Bake In a u l
din! 'r nn no,,r "n ' 8 'pmrter.
Cool slightly, and s -rve with or w'tlion
ngar and cream or m Ik. These pn f
d.nga are so siuip'e tlmt thry will no'
hurt even an invalid. Uovd lluuae-keeiinq.
A ConvaHlrnt and, l'ilr Ortala Condi
I Inn a, Arirlaabla Prartlre.
In the great pork-pro luoin States i'
In a common and a convenient practice
to fod corn to hogs a it '. drawn fron
the Held. The corn need not be husket
so clean as w hen it is to lie cribbed fot
soma months, and all Uie labor and ex
iense of cribb'ng is saved. 1 have fet
new corn In this way t my hogs.
eipc'inllv tho-e b.-ing fattened for mar
ket, quite largely for a score of years,
mid have never b en able to discovei
the bsd eTects wh't-h some c!aim follow
from feeding the new corn. I have had
no di.-eae among my swine for nine
teen years, although at some4.ii witlr
in ptercn f tli'i e yenrs sw'.ne diteoa,
has ragml viol fitly in my neirtiborhoo.l
nn 1 hog on adoin'ngfarms have "died
like flies." ' I 'imm.'sny bog on rel
clover; and aa the clover fads !n th
fall ami 1 begin ftedingcoin. I use ohi
corn 1 11 tha hogs have oome to ful.
feeding. Then 1 change gradually to
new corn and feed it altogether until
w th'n ten days of mrtrk -tini when 1
revert to old corn. At ail times I an
particular to supply my hog regub.rly
with salt, and tontiiinonslv w"th ashes
and chnrcoat: but whon feeding new
corn I am all the more parl'eular abon!
these supp! e. I do not feel the new
e rn until it hns ripenH almost enough
to allow of its being crib!,ed. Feeding
new corn is so conven'ent that I think
It at advisable practice, and, if the
feed n is judiciously done, I bel'eve il
lo be perfectly snfo. Another, and
often a very material ga'n derive! from
fext ng new corn is. that there is no
los from the deprrdat'on of raU and
mi-e, wh'ch can hardly bo prevented
when tho crop has to be kept Cor.
Aitutrican AgriculturUt.
How a Mothrr-la-tCtw Won tha Rspa
of Her lsn(thtr 11 n hand.
A great many stor'es have bein told
about men who had no nse for their
mothers-in-law, hence an except' on to
tho g.meral ru le is very refreh"ng.
I don't want to hear or r ad any
thing d'sparaging to niothers-:n-law,"
said Judge Pcterby to his young friend.
llof-tetter Mcjinnis.
What nirikes yon talk in that eccen
tric sort of a way. Judge?"
"I'll toll you why. My. wife has
awed mo almost to death e. cr since we
were married. Last week I invitnl her
mother to come and Ihe with nV
"Man alive! Have you lost your
Not much. You stw they don't
strrec Thev ' fitrht each other all dav
long, and l am cn'oying a sen son of
heavenly rest My wile is sot rixlqnar
relinz all day long with her mother.
that when I come home there is nothing
left over for me. try. that motlier-m
erfectly safe as long as sha is in Uie
house. She is a treasure. J he next
man I hear abns'ng mothers-in law has
?;ot me to fight I only wish I had
three or four of them in the house.
Then I'd feel perfecily safe." Texas
titjl.nga. -..
To wash lace curta'ns nso tepid
rain water sulicient to cover the cur
tains. Soap thorn thoroughly. Use no
?carline or any wa-dung powder. Let
them lie for one or two days, gently
squeezing them in the water Irom time
to time. Wring with a wringer, if you
nave one, 11 nor, geniiy press me uiriy
water out Rinse in two hi no waters.
Use boiled star- h. Instead of ironing
them p:n tho euges carefully to sheets
la'd down in an unused room, and you
will bo del ghted with the result Thu
llouseho a.
At - the time Mrs. Skeetnp at
tempted to hang heri'iL at the Augusta
House a small boy wa grinding the
ice-cream freezer. - VVKen the alarm
was given he did not trve, hut kept
turning the crank. Cojte and help,"
some one shouted. "I can't," was the
reply: "I've only got tfteen minutes
to freeze this cream," and he did not
sUr. The almostetrangb-d woman was
carried past him. but Hill he kept up
his work, not being affected in the least
This is what may be cie4 a tstriidng
example of devotion to fluty. &enne
bee (Me.) Journal. : . ;
AColombus (O.jj
divorce because her ; " - .
thabit of yawning bV .
.mtortnec - ' .
Rpldatnle Trai-eahla ta tha Pollalad Goa-
dltlaa of frlvata Wslla,
It Is a common belief that when a
ell Is dug pure spring water, oor,ing
from the ground, is obtained; that is
true In the c:te of artesian wells; but,
although oswiblc, is rarely the case
with ordinury surface well, and under
this name are embraced all wells not
more than fifty feet deep. The water
obtained front the wells Is merely
the water which ha fallen on the sur
face fif the earth in rains, and has jer
colated the soil and become collected
in this excavation. It is called eroutid
water. Even granting that some of
lhs water may Ie spHng water, some
of It must b the results of drainage,
and the amount of this will depend
iiiwm the rain-fall, and the character
of tho Soil. A moment's reflection will
show that wells must act as drains to
the surrounding soil. Just as a wet field
may be drained by digging one or more
trenches into which the soil may drain
and lie carried away, so, when a deep
trench or well is dug, the water in the
surrounding soil will necessarily tend
to drain into it This ia not only a rtiat-
'er of reasoning, but a mattt-r f expe-
lence. The following ease is reported:
"In consequence of tlj escape of the
contents of a barrel of petroleum, or
benzine, which been buried, a cir
cuit of wells, sixty feet Iks low, and two
hundred and fifty or three hundred
yards distant became so affected that i
Ue occupiers of fifteen houses, contain
lug eighty-two inhabitants, were for tn '
lays unable tnse the water for cook-
inz or arinlunfr. nhen wells .
first dug in rural districts, the
water is pure and may remain
o for a long time.' Fortunately, the
oil possesses some power of purifica
tion, and although tha water may re
ceive polluting matter on the surface
jf the ground, some of this m3tt Is
Jf ained, mechanically, by filtration,
and other ortions may be deoom posed
and taken up by growing pi an Is and
trees. Bnt this power of the soil is
limited. When the sources of pollution
ire constant and numerous, aa in
pities, from privies, cesspools, slop-"
water, offal and the manure of domes
tic aniiaals, . and, sometimes, train,
leaky and imperfect sewers amL-- "'"""
the soil becomes 'filth sodden, :
filth Is carried deeper and deeper
finally it appears in our dnnkin
ter. Sanitary literature is 1
instances of the outbreak"
epidemics of diarrhoea, ty ,
fever and cholera; which
been traced to the drinking of .
water thus polluted; and. even tho,.
tha city may go through ooa or more
years epidemics, it not a pleasant
thought for the inhabitants to indde
in, that they are drinking the drainage
cd their privies and eesa-pools. And
yet they must realize the idea that their
wells are, and must be,' drains for the
surrounding grounds, with idljts con
tents that are capable of solution in
water. Science can not tell as that in
a given water is charged Uie poison of
a definite disease, but it can tell ns that
it has received the product of decaying
matter from animal sources, and. again,
that such water is dangerous to health.
Dr. K. F. Mack, in Sanitary Monitor.
The most powerful telescopes now
In nse magnify 2,000 times. As the
moon is 240,000 miles from the earth, it
is thus practically brought to within
120 miles, at which distance the snowy.
aks of several lunar mountains are
distinctly visible to the naked eye.
Boston Budget. - .
The present cost of operating the
railways of this country by steam Is
$502,000,000, but to transport the same
tonnage, nsing men and horses, would
cost $11,306,600,000. That is to say, a
return to old methods would render
commerce practically impossible.---
Philadelphia Prttx.
Aa Ka-Cang-raasawa Appllas far a Paaitlot
and Get Ik -
An unpretentious man entered the
office of the proprietor of a great daily
- "Well. sir. what can I do for on?'
"I have come, sir, to ask "or a posi
tion as editorial writer on your pape'
"I don't think there is room fo j
other man, still, using a homelj phras-, ,
we are ever on the look-out for good
timber. Have you done much news
paper work?"
- "None, sir."
"But you thiuk that you eas S-Jirtn
public sentiment, eh?" .
; "No. sir."
"Then why do yon ask for a pi a
"On account of my fitness." V "r
"Of your fitness? But what
yonr fiincss consist of ? , t
' "My absolute ignorance."
"Yon are sorely a peculiar n
Want a position, as editorial wt
because yoa are absolutely ignoran
"Yea. sir." '
"But of what nse is an absolutely
norant man? What would vou propose
to do?" . .
; "Write articles on the tariff.'
The proprietor caught a quick breath,
placed one hand on the table to steady
himself, and . .said: . "Of course I want
you. but I aui-sarpris-d to see that yoc
have resigned your sent in Congress,"
Ark tnsaw Traveler.
A bull recenUy walfce.1 upon
railroad track near M id.son. Cj
and wouldn't get o:f wuen- the--"
tra'n ame along. Rather ilisf
conclusions with tuie bca-."t the en?
stopped his train and sent one
brakemcn forward to drive the
from Uie track. The brafcem;
eminently successful, bat he tsr
coat tals never before came P '
"trg punctured by a bnlls h .
did on that occasion. He
aU. ' :- r : :" ;
A recent funeral ic !
announce! by handbills ? '.
lows: "There will he a TK .
at Frogmore, the grand moth
ra. All are invited to
" abundance, free ;
, - '. alL" i The pap' I '
v lof, the ...