The Lebanon express. (Lebanon, Linn County, Or.) 1887-1898, November 30, 1888, Image 1

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LEBANON LODGE, NO. 41, A. P. ft A. M.: Meet
at their new ball in M.t-vnlo Rlock, on Saturday
eveiuuc on or before the fall moon.
LEBATTOS LODGE, NO. 47, I. O. O. F.: Maota Sat
urtUj eTeniiijc of ea-h wwk. at Odd Fellnw'a Hall,
Main street; visiting brethren ecmlially inTitad to
attend. J. J. CHARLTOS, If. U.
HONOR LOTtOB NO. SJ. A. O. V. W Itanra,
Oregon: Meets every flrat and third Thursday evan
inga in the month. F. H. ROSCOE. M. W.
Real Estate, Insurance & Loan
General Collection and Notary Public
Banlnrss Promptly Altrnde to.
M invif Acturtr of
Nonnments and Heaattoaea,
Opp. IUr House, ALB ANT, OREGON.
A Double Circular "Water Power
Saw Mill,
Near Letoiiori, Oi.
Capacity about 500 " feet per day. Also,
acres of land on which the sawmill
is located.
iEfcio:E, $a,ooo
Also I are a large stock of
At lowest market rates for cash.
ii. IV. WIIKELEB. Lebanon. Or.
Artistic Photographer,
Enlarging from Small Pictures. In
stautaneous Process.
.PEALEIt rsr
Groceries and Provisions,
Foreign and Domestic Fruits,
Claeensware and Glassware,
Idiaps and Lamp Fixtures.
Mala St.. Lebanen, Oregon.
Sweethome, Oregon,
v JOHN T. DAVIS, Proprietor
The table 1 supplied with the very best the
market affords.
Nice clean beds, and satisfaction guaranteed
to all guests.
Ia connection with the above house
Keeps a Feed and Sale Stable, and will
accommodate tourists and travelers with
teams, guides and outfits.
yroprietors of the
Livery, Sale and Feefl StaMes
Southeast Corner of Main and Sherman.
Fine Buggies, Hacks.Har
ness and
For parties going to Brownsville, W
terloo, Sweet Home, Scio, and all
parts of Linn County.
All kinds of Teaming
Was There n Duel lu the Park?
Consternation was caused among
the park police of New York by the
receipt of a note that two pociety
young men were to light a duel during
the night over a young society woman,
in Central park. All ciheers wire
told to look vigilantly for the ducli-t?
throughout the night, and arrest any
suspected persons. An ollicer found
in a st eluded place near the west drive
and opposite Ninety-tecond street,
early in the morning, two bloodstained
handkerchiefs, clots of blood and a
cheap pistol. All hospitals were
searched for persons who arrived dur
ing the night with gun or pistol shot
wounds, and inquiries were made
among physicians and drug stores in
the neighborhood, lut without result.
The police think they have been made
game of, and are further perplexed as
reporters came in to ask for informa
tion five minutes after the things were
rectived. It was an unusual visit at
such an eariy hour.
Department Rnllnti.
The Treasury Department having
been informed by the Collectcrof Cus
toms of Saa Francisco of the result
of the trial in the United States
Court, wherein J. P. Ames and ethers
secured judgment awarding them
$375 55 collected from them by Col
lector Hager for services and expenses
of an Inspector of Customs sent to
Port Costa to cemnt and inspect graiu
bags manufactured in the United
States from foreign material, which
were exported rilled with grain from
San Francisco, and ou which the man
ufacturer claims a drawback, has in
structed the Collector to take the
necessary steps to pay the judgment.
He is also instructed to discontinue
the practice of exacting such fees and
expenses iu investigations to cstabli.-h
the right to the drawback on such
bags, and i3 requested to furnish the
department with a certified list of
such fees and expenses collected by
him since the commencement of the
The Strike at Indianapolis.
The strike of railroad switchmen
taking an ug!y phase in Indianapolis.
Not a sikgle switch engine in the city
was moved. In the freight yards
everything is in confusion. Morning
trains were abandoned half made up,
cr net made up at all. In all the yards
business was at a complete standstill.
Iu several places the engineers ami
fiieaien, or other employes pressed in
to eeivice, tried to go su with the
work, but the strikers interfered and
successfully prevented the departure
of any trains. The engineers and
firemen saa in symoalhy with the
swichmen, and made no attempt to
man thtir engines. In nearly every
iusts-cce they quit work, ran their en
gines to thtir stalls and drew the fire
when the switchmen requested it. All
forenoon strikers hove been going from
one yard to another and warning ap
plicants for work that if they under
took to touch switch engines thev
would be handled roughly. The offi
cers of the road called for police pro
tection, and an effort will be made to
start out new crews.
Interested Railroads Trying to
Remedy Some of the Existing- fcrils.
The committee appointed at the
conference of representatives of the
Transcontinental and Central Traffic
Associations and trunk lines, at St.
Louis, to remedy the existing evils on
Pacific coast business, reported that
the condition which unfavorably af
fected the revenues from east bound
passenger traffic from the Pacific coast
were attributable to the fact that the
representatives on the cosst improp
erly received and disbursed funds for
the purpose of securing business. As
the Eastern lines are desirous of bet
tering the conditions under which such
trofiic exists at present, it is probable
some action will be taken ere long, on
on the recommendation of the com
mittee that all lines adopt euch restric
tions as would secure uniform action,
and that each association take up the
subject and consider it separately.
Any association sgreeing upon uni
form rules will doubtless receive the
co-operation of all the others.
Bled in a Foreign Land.
Word has been received in New
York of the recent death in Cannes,
France, of Andrew J. Baker, a wealthy
banker of Tacoma, W. T. Baker left
for France with his wife about a year
ago, and before his departure called
on Joseph B. Braman, attorney at 120
Broadway, and had his will drawn,
leaving as heirs two sons mar
ried daughter. One of these sons,
Leslie C. Baker, when last heard from,
eight years ago, was a barkeeper in
Detroit. His whereabouts is at pres
ent unknown.
Of Interest to Cannery men.
A verdict was rendered by the jury
in the United States circuit court that
is said to involve the collection of mil
lions of dollars in royalties annually
from canm-rs of fruit, salmon and
other commodities in the United
States for nee of a soldering iron. The
case was made a test. The parties
were Lewis Mc Murray and others
against George It. WeiKn, canned
goods manufacturer, of Somerville,
Mass. The verdict was at the rte of
$18 75 per 1,000 cans on which the
soldering iron was used by defendant.
This decision, it is said, will open the
Way to suit against a majority of the
fruit canners of the country.
The length of pipe laid in Paris for
the distribution of power by com
pressed air already exceeds thirty
miles. The compressing engines are
tf three thousand horse-p'wer, ' and
about three million cubic feet of air
are compressed daily to a pressure, of
eighty pounds per square inch, at an
expenditure of fifty tons of coal.
The Russian Empire, with a popu
lation nearly double that of the
United States, contains but four cities
having more than 200,000 inhabitants
St. Petersburg, Moscow, Warsaw and
Odessa. There were at the last cen
sus but thirty-six cities having a pop
ulation of more than 50,000. All the
cities of the Empire tohether contain
barely more than one-eighth of the
Farmers in the Palouse are happy
over the recent rains.
A Chilian employed at the Tacema
mill fell dead Monday last.
A cow killed at Chelatchie, Clarke
county, W. T., dressed 912 pounds.
At Cheney there are no vacant
houses and constant demand forthtm.
Wheat is worth 65 cents a bushel at
Cheney, sacked, at the elevator.
The new foundry at Colfax began
work November 10.
Tacoma has a new company of ca
dets, 15 members already, 15 to 17
years old.
The Tom Faine is turninh out large
quantities of $40 ore.
The Worley mine at Robinsonville
will be operated all winter.
Many new companies will operate
in Baker county next season.
The Pandora at Huntington is giv
ing great encouragement to its owners.
Miners are happy with the prospects
cf a large water supply the coming
Mose Saxon, of the Pantheon sa
loon, Colfax, fell off a bridge and
broke his left arm.
At Va-WaiVai, on Snake river, J.
B. Holt grew a sweet potato that
weighed 12 pounds.
Uniontown is to have a distillery.
The company is organized and it will
soon be running.
Over fifty men arrived at Farming
ton, W. T., in cue day. Hotels
crowded and restaurants.
The Tacoma jail has thirteen prie
oners in six cells. Criminals iacrease
as fast as the town.
Stockmen in Umatilla county com
plain of short grass and hard frosts
make it shorter.
Little Georgia Roder, of Brook field,
Clatsop county, ia iu the hospital with
a broken bone.
Charles Cowan lita been bound over
at Salem charged with a bestial crime
and tut furnishing $ 700 bail is in the
county jail.
Tacoini i-j to have a street railway
of the ekctric motor sort, run with n
wire over the track. They are said to
work well.
P. J. Smith, one of the most promi
nent farmers of Squawk, was prob
ably fatally hurt by the breaking cf
a hay press.
Two new anchcrs and buoys are on
the way from San Francisco for Ta-co-vsl
harbor. The anchors weigh
5,100 pounds each.
Several valuable horses have died
near Sherman, Lincoln county, of a
new and unknown disease, which
seems to affect the lungs ot mares
The new tug Sea Lion is soon to ar
rive from San Francisco to engage in
the Ptiget Sound business. She is
one of the most powerful tug3 on the
The Cornwall Company, at What
com, will push the railro I over the
Cascades ; also will build to promising
eo.l beds on the Jiooksack early in
the spring.
The Farmington Register tells how
L. Dcr.Bou uicked a quarrel with one
Barnum, a werking man, and got
knocked dowu. He tried to thoot
Barnum and got into jail for it.
John Lochfelm fell off a train and
had his fingers crushed so that ampu
tation was necessary. He was in
charge of a car of stock going from
Chehalis to Tacoma. He nearly died
from cold and exhaustion before he
was found.
The new mill of the St. Paul &
Tacoma Lumber Company, will be of
colossal size, being ju.J twice the
length of the present bidding, and
will have a capacity of 600,000 feet of
lumber per day, being the largest out
put of any lumber company on the
Messre. Harris and Young, owners
of the Tom Paine mine, now have
seventeen men on their pay roll.
Their Salmon mill has been kept run
ning on very rich ore for the past sev
eral weeks until the late cold weather
froze up their water power, which
compelled them to order an engine
and boiler from Portland, which will
arrive in a few days. This will enable
them to keep their mill running all
William McCloud, living five miles
west of Pullman, with his family, got
up at 5 o clock as usual, went out and
did not return. He was found hang
ing by the neck to a beam in an old
barn a mile away. The pains he took
to splice old rtrpes and leather straps
to hang himself by, and the fact that
it broke once and he tried the second
time, show it wa a elehberate suicide
He was to move into a new house iu
Pullman that week. He was very
dyspeptic and had severe spells of
Theresa Barados, of Oakland, Cal.,
is seeking divorce fiom Francisco Bar
ados, on grounds of cruelty. The
latter was married in 1846, and is now
the father of twenty-two children,
eighteen of whom are boys and four
girls. He came to this country and
i-ettied in San Leandro, where the
mother of the twenty-two children
died. He again married, and now his
present wife says it is hard enough to
take care of his little family without
being abused and beaten by him.
There are 3,060 women telegraph
operators in Englani earning any
where from $800 to $1,000 a year. The
telegraph being a branch of the Civil
Service in England, it is necessary for
them to pass a competitive examina
tion before employment is given them.
The Empress of Japan is rapidly
becoming one of the best informed
women of her time. She is a hard
student of German, Russian, French
and Italian, and it is said that Her
Majesty has certain days of the week
upon which Japanese is a forbidden
Turn the sod under after frost ap
pears if you wimIi to kill out the cut
worms. Winter oata grow in Virginia and
are seeded down in the fall. It might
pay to try a small plot in this section.
Cooked clover, and the mess thick
ened with ground oits, makes an ex
cellent addition to the food of the
brood sow.
Cold frames can bo used for forcing
some of the hardy plants in winter.
Early cabbage and lettuce are grown
in this maniier.
Mix wood ashes, cinder and gravel
together for your garden walks, and
run a roller over it after each rain un
til it is well packed.
The best varieties of early raspber
ries are the Tyler and Souhegan. The
Ohio and Mammoth Cluster are ex
cellent late varieties.
In feeding grain to poultry it is bet
ter to vary it, allowing wheat and oats
as well as corn. Cooked potatoes
make an agreeable charge for laying
Plant your trees, vines, etc., th;s
falL Do not postpone the work until
spring. If you cannot possibly plant
this fall, get the trees now and heel
until epring.
W aterraelons for the Christmas
tlinner are not an impossibility. It is
said that they will keep peifectly if
put away in a mow of well cured hay,
free from dampuess.
Sweet potatoes will fatten a pig linn will com. The fmall
tubers cm le used as well as those
that miy be damaged by cojkiug
them for that purpose.
Here ia a good health mixture for
hogs : Or.e bushel of charcoal broken
into small pieces, a eck of wood
ahc3 and twelve bushels of salt.
It h computed that this year's corn
crop, if loaded fer railroad shipment,
would fill 2 878,571 car and make a
train that would reach 16,449 miies, or
two-lhirda the way around the world.
If mice ate troublesome they can
often be easily got rid of by soaking
wheat in a good solution of arsenic
and burying it at the reots of trees
where the mice will be likely to
find it.
Iu France whitewash is used to pro
tect the frame and interior cf build
ings from fire. The learns, joists and
uuder side of floorings being thickly
coated with a lime-wash before they
are placed ia position.
Now is t'tie time to secure rami if
early lambs oi the mutton breeds are
desired next -spring. Sheep should
iH,t be too at this season if intended
for breeding purpescs. Dry pasture
is better for them than Leavy grain
It is a curiouB fact that wasps nests
sometimes take fire, as is supposed by
the chemical action of the wax upon
the material cf which the nest is com
posed. Undoubtedly many fires of
unknown origin in hay-stacks and
farm buildings may tbm be accounted
The wells on the farm should be
cleaned out every fall. Despite all
precautions but few wells are free from
toads. It is not safe to wait until the
water becomes affected before clean
ing, but ilo it now, before the late rains
come on, bo as to render the work
Good cider vinegar is always salable,
and it pays to convert the surplus ap
ples into cider for the purpose of mak
ing vinegar. The artificial vinegar
can be used for choice pickles and
other purposes for which good cider
vinegar only is adapted, and does not,
therefore, largely compete with.
Don't try to crowd fifty hens into a
poultry-house suitable for only twenty
five, aa the larger the crop the fewer
the eggs proportionately, unless they
have ierfect accommodations. As a
rule, small flocks give a larger profit
from the s-une outlay than when num
bers are kept that can not be properly
provided for.
Place your manure heap under
cover so as to be able to work it over
in winter. Rains should never fall on
the manure at any eeason. It is of
great advantage to turn over the heap
iu winter, create heat and thereby de
compose the materials, in order to
render them fine and in gool condi
tion to spread ou the land in epring.
In storing apples a free circulation
of the air through the barrel will be
of advantage. The fruit should be
kept in a cool place, but should be be
yond the reach of frost. Only sound
apples should be used, as the slightest
touch of decay on a single apple will
sometimes cause the whole to rot.
While the work can be done before
the ground freezes, a large supply cf
dry dirt should be 6towed for winter
use. It is an excellent absorber and
deodorizer and is cheap. On the
stable floors, in the pig-pens and on
damp places occupied by stock, it
answers in place of more expensive
Land plaster is slightly soluble in
water, and therefore stives immediate
results on the crops that feed largely
on lime, such as clover, beans, peas
and other legumes. About one hun
dred pounds of plaster per acre on
yotftig clover is sufficient, and if used
in connection with wood ashes it is
one of the cheapest fertilizers known
for grass crops.
Hard grains can be fed to ducks ex
clusively if fed very carefully. But
ducks are voracious eaters, and when
in confinement there is great danger
of overeating. This means crippled
feet or legs sooner or later. If fed on
soft food composed largely of ban,
vegetables and meal, there is not much
daner of overeating, and it is better
for the bird.
An English farmer who has been in
vestigating the caterpillar pest, which
has proved so elestructive to the fruit
and nut crops in Kent, has concluded
that the spawn which produced the
caterpillars was deposited by the swarm
of butterflies which swept the coast
last autumn, and which weie sup
posed to have been driven over the
continent by the storms.
H. Hendricks, of Ulster county, N.
Y., writes that ho has found very sat
isfactory results in close pruning of
grapes. List summer he stopped the
rampant growth of the canes by prun
ing each one at two leaves from the
last cluster of fruit, and pinching off
every lalterel to but one leaf. The re
sult in amount and quantity of fruit
was eminently satisfactory.
Au Ohio min answers an inquiry as
to how a cow can be cured of kick
ing, thus: Take a surcingle of suffic-i
- tw just
... uuuv ui iui uag nuu nips; oraw it
genny out urmiy. toucan then sit
down and milk auietlv. After rpnest
ing this a few times, draw the eurcin
gle lightly, but, if she persists in kick
ing, draw it tightly. In time the will
lrir 1111 th c.ltiLeeit
" je4
The color of the Log seems to be a
matter of importance. Experiments j
show that, contrary to expectation, a I
black hog, such as the Essex r.hd !
Berkshire, thrives b?st in the South, I
whilT the white breads, such as the I
Chester White, Yorkshire and Cheshire!
cm T.' f0""-, T,';e rf""-1
Red are preferred in the Western
Raspberries will thrive on almost
any well drained soil of mo.lerate
rishnew, but wet land is always iujur
ious and often fatal to them. Harrow
m mill and fiae and plant deep. Pl.tnt
iu lat fall or earlr snrinir. in Kirdll.t
lroas stvtn feet aoart. with bisidi-a
three feet apart in tin row. If planted
li'.e iu the fpriog, teuar rhoots are
liable to retard future growth. For
itie Ept season give dean culture, and,
f desirable, other crous may ba grown
among them without injury.
Prof. A. J. Cock, of the Michigan
Agricultural College, says his plan is
to keep only large, fine mares to do
his work on the farm. Those that are
half percheron will do, though those of
three-quarter or seven-eighths blood
will be better. These high grade
percheron are fine walker J, and to
brerk them it isonlv neeesiarv tn bWfb
mem in at mrce years 01 age and
lo working them. The fall r-olts are
... it
vaiuinic, ana can be raised at a profit
TT a . . . . . - -
He says he is delighted with his plan.
It is the verdict everywhere that
creameries stimulate farmers to keep
more and better cows. Mr. J. II. Hale
says that where creameries have been
located many of the brush pastures
have been cleared up within the past
few year?, and he notices that more of
this work is going on this season than
ever before. He is often shown farms
that before the days of creameries
kept from three to five cows that are
now keeping from eight to twenty.
Now is the time to get rid of the
poorer animals. It will not pay to
winter them, as better animals will
give larger returns and
feed. It is not economy to keep a
poor animal through any season, but
it is most extravagant to keep it
through the winter. It is the height
of folly in stock-raising to sell the best
and keep the worst. True, the best
bring the largest prices, but if you sell
the best and keep the worst soon your
best will be no better than your worst
U now, and your worst will be such
that the more you have the poorer you
will be. You, by this plan, constantly
make your animals poorer, and as the
stock-raiser makes his animals poorer
he makes himself poorer. If he keeps
up the process bankruptcy is as sure
as fate. Tiie opposite policy is the
winning policy.
A prominent woman lawyer of Ohio
is Miss Florence Cronise, of Tiffin.
She has been in active practice for
fifteen years, and has secured a com
petence aud a large list of clients.
- The Chinese Government has re
fused an English firm permissisn to
set up cotton cleaning machinery in
that country. The decision is made
that foreigners have no right to start
manufactories on soil.
Panama is to have a street railway.
The builder has been granted a fran
chise for fifty years, during which
time he is to pay a privilege tax of 2J
per cent, of the net profits of the
road. At the end of that time the
road and all appurtenances revert to
the municipality.
R. Kondo, of the Mining Univer
sity of Japan, said to be the wealthiest
Japanese outside of the Royal family,
and the operator of sixteen gold, silver
and copper mines, is about to visit the
Lake Superior mineral region to ob
tain a knowledge of the mining ma
chinery used in this country.
The Chinese frequently place little
metal idols within the shells of mul
lusks, removing them several years
afterward covered with a substance
resembling pearl ; they also lay strings
of small pearls separated by knots in
side of the shells, and on taking them
out, after a lapse of some years, ob
tain large and costly pearls.
The Steel Car Company is said to
be constructing a tiro-proof steel car
at Boston, which will contain nothing
that can burn except the upholstery,
and even that is constructed of unin
flammable material. Not only im
munity from fire, but an increase in
strength, a decrease in the liability
to telescope and diminish dead weight
are expected to be some of the good
features of the new car.
Still at Large.
Wm. Wilson, the gambler who killed
Frank Robinsom over a game of cards,
at Los Angeles, Cal., is still at large.
Portland Market Report.
WHEAT Valley, 81 40$1 42i
Walla Walla, $1 321 35.
BARLEY Whole, $0 851 00;
ground, per ton, 320 002l 60.
OATS Milling, 3234c. ; feed, 28
HAY Baled, $1013.
SEED Blue Grass, 1215c.; Tim
othy, 78c; Red Clover, H12J.
FLOUR Patent Roller, $5 00;
Country Brand, $4 50.
EGGS Per doz, 30o.
BUTTER Fancy roll, per pound,
25c; pickled, 22125c: inferior
grade, 2022j3.
CHEESE Eastern, 13Jc; Ore
gon, 1314c; California, 14c.
VEGETABLES Beets, pr sack,
fl 00: cabbage. rer lb., lc. : carrnta.
persk.,$ 75; lettuce, per doz. 10c;
onions, $ 85; potatoes, per 100 lbs.,
-a-. , rauumes, per aox., 102Uc. ;
rhubarb, per lb., 6c
HONEY In comb, per lb.. 18c:
strained, 5 gal. tins, per lb. 8Jc.
POULTRY Chickens, per do..
13 004 00; ducks, per doz f5 00Q
?j0O; geese, $6 007 00: turkeys,
per lb., 12c.
PROVISIONS Oregon hams, 12c
P" Eastern, 1516c; Eastern
VoeRVtMl bacon 12c- Pr lb. ; Oregon
5 Eastern lard, 10llfc per
Ib' ; r-Sn, 10c.
4 f Sidf "i7m.,Apt!Xo S
6 00; Riverside,
$5 00; Mediterra-
nean, $4 25.
DRIED FRUITS Sun dried ap
ples, 4c. per lb. ; machine dried, 10
11c; pit less plums, 7c,; Italian
prunes, 1012c; peaches, lOlQllc:
raisins, $2 4032 50.
HIDES Dry beef hides, 1213c;
culls, 637c; kip and calf, 10Ql2c;
Murrain, 10 12c; tallow, 44ic.
WOOL Valley, 1518c;
uregon. lwloc
LUMBER Rough, per M, $10 00;
edged, per M, $12 00; T. and G.
sheathing, per 31, $13 00; No. 2 floor
ing, per M, $18 00; No. 2 ceiling, per
M,fi3 00; No. 2 rustic, per M, $18 00;
clear rough, per M, $20 00; clear P. 4
S, per M, $22 50; No. 1 flooring, per
M, 22 50; No. 1 ceiling, per M,
?22 50; No. 1 rustic, per M, $22 50;
stepping, per M, $2o 00; over 12
inches wide, extra, $1 00; lengths 40
rui CO (in. I. .1. . r . frt
i t , , V wLl A A T M' 2 25;
I IX I. mar 2.1 r.fl
li lath, er M. $i 50
COFFEE Quote Salvador, 17c,
Costa Rica, 1320c; Rio, 1820e.;
Java, 27$e. ; Arbuckle's's raasted,22c
MEAT Beef, wholesale, 2,3c ;
dressed, 6c ; sheep, 3c ; dressed, 6c. ;
hogs, dressed, bj7c; veal, 57c
BEANS Quote small whites, $4 50;
pinks, $3; bayes, $3; butter, $4 50;
Lirnas, 4 50 per cental.
PICKLES Kegs auoted steady at
$1 35.
SALT Liverpool grades ol fine
quoted $18, $19 and $20 for the three
sites; stock salt, $10.
SUGAR Prices for barrels; Golden
C.6c. ; extra C, 6c. ; dry granulated
7gc. ; crushed, fine crushed, cube and
powdered, 7c. ; extra C, 6c; halves
and boxes, ic. higher.
Important mining operations are
being carried on in the Arctie Circle.
Crysolite is mined in Greenland and
shipped to Philadelphia for making
candles. Extensive copper mines hive
been worked for a long time in Fin
land. John L. Sullivan is only twenty
nine years of age. It is sa:d that he
has made and spent $300,000 in the
last three years, and now, with an im
paired constitution, and a weakened
right arm, he once more faces the
problem of life.
Two Kinds of Sqaeeie.
"Jaraee," said the father of the family,
sternly, "your school reports have been any
thing bnt favorable this term. I suppose
you failed in your examination as usual r
'J?o, sir," protested the boy, "I passed, but
it was a tight squeeze."
"Laura," continued tho father, turning to
his oldest daughter, "I think I heard voices
in the ball late hist evening. I have told
you repeatedly not to let that young man
stay titer than 1 i o'clock."
"It was just tl o'clock when he left,
"That's so," testified James, coming to the
relief of his sister. "I was at the top of the
RUi-T. ay tutl saw him go. He got away at
11 o'clock, tot it was a tight squ"
"James I" shieked Laura. Chicago Tri
bune Hereditary.
In on Italian garrison there was a private
soldier named Ugoliuo. Oue of the officers
took the soldier asido one day and asked
"Arc ycu a descendant of the famous
Count Ugoliuo, about whom Dante wroteF
"No," replied the soldier, "all ray ances
tors were poor people."
"I refer to Count Ugolir.o who was starved
to death with his sons in tho tower of Pisa."
"If ho didn't get enough to eat, very likely
ho was on ancestor of mine after all," ro
plied the honest soldier. Texas Siftings.
At the Seaside.
lorothy But, Herman, I can't answer
you now. I I give me time to think be
fore I reply.
Herman (with rapturous passion) Cer
tainly, ray own angel. Bat don't make it
too Ion.;, because it costs me $5 a day at this
beastly hotel. Washington Critic.
A- You say your brother is a lawyer
and that he never told a lie.
B I said that his mouth never ut
tered a lie.
A. Humph Perhaps your brother Is
dumb ?
B. No, but his mouth never uttered
a lie because he talks through his nose,
lie attends principally to winding- up
estates. Texas Sifting.
Never intentionally wound the feelings of
a human being.
Never talk or laugh aloud tn public places
or upon the street.
Never forget that vulgarity has its origin
in ignorance or selfishnetis.
NO. 38.
Jay Gould allows his daughter $25
a week for pocket money, most of
which she spends in charity.
Baron Reuter, the telegraph kir.
of Europe, keeps a secretary whose
sole business it is to investigate and
relieve cases of distress.
Since his interview with Mr. Par
nell, Mr. Gladstone has expressed him
self with much admiration for the Irish
leader's personal qualities and polit
ical sagacity.
A g-entleman residing in Bath,
Ms., recently gave an account of a trip
he took thirty-five years ago front
Bath, Me,, to Peoria, HL, which cost
him $141.50. The same trip can be
taken now for $.15.
President Cleveland, ilr. Blaine,
Speaker Carlisle, Senator Ingalls,
Warner Bliller and Congressman S. S.
Cox are a few of the men prominent in
public life who began their careers as
school teachers. Mayor Hewitt paid
for his first trip to Europe out of the
proceeds of a years school teaching.
Mrs. Leland Stanford's jewels are
valued at a round million dollars. Her
diamond necklace is the finest in the
United States, and possibly in the
world. It cost seventy-four thousand
dollars, and consists of large, "blue
tint" solitaires. Besides this she has
several pairs of magnificent solitaire
earrings and enough other precious
stones to fill a quart measure,
It is said that the Princess Maud
of Wales carefully collects in the
yards of th Sandringham House and
in those of Windsor. Balmoral and Os
borne all the peacocks' feathers, and
begs them also from her young friends
of the English nobility. With this
plumage without cost, she makes pret
ty hand-screens and sells them at the
bazaars for the profit of poor little
It has been discovered that nearly
every Colorado statesman has red hair.
Ex-Govcrnor Grant has a Titian top.
'Jim" Belford was a shining light in
Congress owing to his brilliant hair.
Representative Symes. his successor,
has a head which Is said to look "like
an angry sunset across a field of car
rots." Ex-Senator Tabor's hair has a
reddish tinge. Minor Colorado politi
cians show the same remarkable char
acteristic Charles Crocker, who left an
estate of $25,000,000. was never so
happy, it is said, as when enjoying
the fan his wealth enabled him to get
out of his fellow millionaires. It is
told of him that he enjoyed with the
keenness of a boy the sport of running
up the price of a picture or bit of
bric-a-brac that another millionaire
was bidding on, and that he was
equally well pleased if the other had
to pay a big round sum for it or if it
was knocked down to himself.
A new novel has lately been pub
lished in raised letters for the use f
the blind. It is said to evoke a great
deal of feeling. Terre Hav.te Express.
A good housewife never opens the
condensed milk can with her husband's
razor, nor will a loving husband eurry
the horse with the nutmeg grater.
V. I". Evening Sun,
A man that marries a widow is
bound to give up smoking and chew
ing. If she gives up her weeds for
him, he should give up the weed for
her. 5. Lotti Humorist.
"' Oh. when does toe honeymoon end, leU me,
And the gall show itself on the boneyr
" The honeymoon enits, 1 believe, on the- day
When the wife says she mcst have some
Boston Courier.
Citizen "What are you doing
with that man?"' Policeman "I've
just arrested him." Citizen "But
he's as deaf as a post." Policeman
"He'll get his bearing befeire the mag
istrate," Harper's Bazar.
Lady of the house (shivering)
Has the furnace gone out, Bridget?"'
Bridget "I think not, mum; I've been
at the gate all the evening; with a gen
tleman friend of mine, an' it didn't go
by me, I'm sure." Merchant Traveler.
A magazine writer tells us that
there are only 6,000 stars visible to the
naked eye, but any uneducated man
who ever ran his nose against the
cellar door in the dark knows that
there are at least four times as many
as that. Somerrilh Journal.
Exasperated mother- "You good
for nothing Tittle brats! You made so
much noise I couldn't hear myself
speak when Mrs. Smith was here.
Which one of you shall I spank first ?"
Tommy "Take Emma, Ladies are
always served first-" Texas Siftings.
Doctor (who has been taking a
dispensary patient's temperature)
"Now, my good woman, how do you
feelf" Patient (eyeing the thermome
ter with considerable awe) "Much
better, thank ye. Sure an' that's a
wonderful thing that'll help a body so
quick ! Judge.
Churchly "I gave Deacon Snap
per $10 this morning: for the Kangaroo
Mission Church in Homicide alley."
Mrs. Churchly "O. Arthur! how good
you are; I wish I could do something
for the mission." Churchly "Wait
till they start the foundation, my dear,
and then you can contribute some of
that angel cake of yours for the cor
ner stones." LowcU Citizen.
"Do you see how proudly the
woman walks" "I do. Is she a mil
lionaire?"' "Oh, no. It would bother
her husband to raise $500 in cash."
"But she can't be proud of her beau
ty?" "No." "Then what is it?" "She
has made thirty tumblers of jelly this
all. and not one of her neighbors has
:ade over rii;ea. She has a right to
old up her nose," Detroit Free Press.
These are days of real suffering and genu
ine agony for the silly women who are
"laced to death."
The latest arrangement in Paris for a
wedding at home is a floral unbreUa, under
which tho nappy pair stand.
The latest wrinkle in manners Is this: To
show great politeness advance one step and
bow; to show the reverse sentiment draw
back a step and bow.
"No gifta, reads a foot note on the invita
tion cards to a wedding in New York. The
bride explained by saying that she did not
want her marriage made a donation party.
Evezj tleacriptioB il
Joi) Mim Doiio on EliErt Kciies.
Legal Blanks. Business Cards,
' Letter Heads, Bill Heads,
Circulars, Pesters, Etc,
Exacated In food Ktyle ami at lowest living prloei.
WhatTbey Are and Mow Every One Can
r Acqalre Them,
Eealiy beautiful .- Lander are rarely
seen; hands white, smooth and shapo
ly, whoso finger-tips curve upward
like th'e pink petals of an opening rose,
and whose dainty nails, are polished
like the heart of a blushing sea shell.
Such hands had the lovely Queen of
Prussia and they may sometimes be
seen among us, but are more rare than
almost any other physical charm.
A wnall hand is not necessarily at
tractive, proportion being one of the
chief elements of beauty; but the per
fect member must be a trifle long.with
gently tapering fingers. Such are the
hands that we ascribe to poetic and
sensitive people, idealists in art or
character. Haavy hands with thick, -square-topped
fingers could never be
long to such, dreamers, but are as sure
ly the sign cf a prosaic nature. The
hands should be slightly rounded, thi
thumb reaching half way up the first
finger, the middle one extending a
nail's length beyond the first, the third
about half a nail's length shorter than
the middle finger, while the fourth,
should reach the second joint of its
neighbor. Tho skin shjuld be soft
and Ceo, the lines almost impercepti
ble, and the whole hand should be ex
quisitely supple.
It is probably use rather than na
ture that makes most bands so very
unlike this ideal, for though few are
perfect in shape and some are hope
lessly coarse in texture, for the most
a great improvement is possible.
Smoothness and dainty cleanliness ean
be preserved and cultivated; stainless
tips and polished nails cost little hut
some minute3 of time. With them no
hand can fail to be pleasing, even
though it may never serve as an art
ist's model; so nose need display the
almost universal blemishes except
they be engaged in the roughest labor.
Nearly all housework can be done in
gloves, which, though they seem a lit
tle troublesome at first, can soon be
worn without inconvenience. Espe
cially in sweeping and dusting are
they useful to protect the skin from
dirt and hardening, and in these exer
cises they are not in the way. But
during sleep they can always be worn,
care being taken not to have them too
tight, as that would disturb circu
lation. Nothing is more certain
to improve the band than
the slight sweating thus se
cured. Ie whitens, softens and
renders it more supple. In addition
there are creams and pastes to be ap
plied, many cf whieh are excellent.
The following recipe has been taken
from the French: Yelk of fresh eggs,
2 scruples; sweat almond oil, 2 table
spoonfuls; rose, water. 1 ounce; tinc
ture of benzoin, 36 grains. Beat the
yelks up with the oil, and add. suc
cessively the rose water and the tinc
ture. Put this inside the gloves and
sleep in them.
Above all, wet the hands as little
as possible. Wash them in tepid
water with a little borax and mild
soap, and never omit to dry them
thoroughly after washing. "
The care of the nails is of prime im
portance, A brush should always be
used, and if not sufficient to remove
the stains that so easily gather there
are acids that will complete the work.
Some people use lemon juice forthi3
purpose If they are then brightly
polished they will be so much im
proved that the effort will seem well
spent. Preparations for this use are
now quite common, but another is
suggested. This consists of equal
parts of cinnabar and pulverized em
ery, rubbed on with a small sponge.
Then a little oil of bitter almonds may
be passed over them to still further
enhance their luster. This care will
be sufficient to give any woman a pair
of attractive hands. Chicago News.
Good Whether It Cures or Not.
Self-massage is recommended as a
cure for dyspepsia. The method is:
First thing in the morning and last
thing at night rub the abdomen down
the left side and the right in a round
circle, also rub down -the breast ; now
paee across the room once or twice,
and then snap the lower limbs, like a
whiplash, for exercise. Now twist
the lower limbs, first on one side, then
on the other, and rock upon the toes.
Now for the lungs and abdomen; first
take in half breath, then exhale all
the air possible, then fill the lungs to
their full capacity, walk 'across the
room and back, at " the same time
throwing the arms back. " Now in a
' half breath send out every particle of
air till you see the abdomen working
like a bellows, and you will soon be
come a deep breather. For more ex
tended practice in deep breathing the
morning before rising is a good time,
providing there is full ventilation and
the air inside is as pure and fresh as
that on the outside. In the winter
time before a good fire wash the hands
and wet the back of the neck, arms
and lower limbs slightly, and rub down
with a coarse towel. This Is sufEcient
for a beginner, but the chronic dys
peptic needs mora extensive exercisa.
United Presbyterian.
Five tablespoonfuls of milk and
one cup of granulated sugar will make
an excellent frosting if flavored with
lemon or vanilla, boiled five minutes
and then beaten hard until it is both
stiff and cool enough to spread en the
cake.. The great advantage of this
frosting is that it ia economical and
that it can be cut as soon as thor
oughly cold. It is very ftice with
chocolate or cocoanut stirred in it, and
at this season, when eggs are apt to
be stale, is preferable to the old
'ashioned kind. Detroit Tribune.
Never urge another to do anything against
his desire unless you see danger before huso.
Do not ask another to do what yon would
not be glad to do under similar circum
stances. Never omit to perform a kind act when it
can be done with any reasons!)! amount of
Do not make witticisms at the expense of
others which you would not wish to have
made upon yourselves.
Remember that good manners are thoughts
filled with kindness and refinement and then
translated into beliaviar.
Be not ostentatious in dress or deportment ;
nothing can be more vulgar: See tliat co
tumes fit the time and occosiour
v. a."W .4 4