The Lebanon express. (Lebanon, Linn County, Or.) 1887-1898, February 01, 1889, Image 1

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USBAKOX tODOE, JTO. , A. F. A. M.: Mflm
at their new hil in -Mwonk Bloek, on Sstursitf
eveiaas, ou or before the full moon.
ur-iay evening cf .a'.h wrk. t OtM lw' HH,
Mia street; visiting brethren coidially inrltsii ts
stttiid. J. J. CHARLTUH, B. O.
HONOR LOrsGE NO. S5. A. O. IT. W.. L-tossa.
Ors-n: Meets erj first nd third Thur1T nu
lKis in the month. . U. HOliCOK M. W.
A. R. CYRUS . CO.,
Real Estate, Insurance & Loan
i Agent.
Genera Collection and XotmrjrPmblle
Bnsineaa Promptly At tended to.
Boots, Stalionory,
School Supplies.
For A!! the Leading Maga
zines and Newspapers.
A Double Circular "Water Power
Saw Mill,
Near Lebanon, Or.
Capacity about COOT feet per day. Also, 4i
acres of land on which the sawmill
is located.
IOJLOE, 2,000
Also 1 ave large stock of
At lowest market rates for cash.
. W. WIIKEI.ER, lhaa.a.Or.
Groceries and Provisions.
Foreign and Domestic Fruits,
(fcneensware and Gluswtre,
Limps ana Linp Fixtaroo.
Main St., Lebanon. Orearon.
Land Company
General Agents for
Albany, Lynn Co., Oregon.
Buying and Selling
EBai-Estats-oa- Gommisslou.
Ait Ootas a eneral Real Estate
sVLand Solicited for Sale.
Iroprietors of the
Livery, Sale anfl Feefl Staliles
Southeast Corner of Main and Sherman.
Fine Buggies, Hacks,Har
ness and
Tor parties going to Brownsville, Wa
terloo, Sweet Home, Scio, and all
parte of Linn County.
All kinds of Teaming-
A Novel ScJ erne for Coast Defence The
Report of Mexican Outrages Un
foundedMore Bills for Ter
ritorial Admission.
International money orders have
been increased from $50 to $ 10S.
Charges of bribery were made in
the Senatorial contest in Minnesota.
The Senate has adopted the sugar
bounty amendment to the tariff bill.
The Lord Mayor of London pave a
banquet last week in honor of Mr.
Pb lps, the American ambassador.
The Secretaiy of State has received
c;-ble ftom the codsu! at Colon, say
ing that affaire on the Isthmus are
The English cabinet disclaim? co
operation wiih the United States re
gidirtjr, the preseni misunderstanding
with Germany.
Vice President-elect Morton has
leasdthe residence of Alex Graham
Bell, at Washington, and will occupy
it for the next hur years.
The supreme court ha decide! that
a broker who fail- to obey the instruc
tions of his principal in a stock trans
action, is liable for dniagt 8.
The United States District Court, at
Balimoie, in a recent d cision, says
that the law of civil right must be
interpreted by public opinion.
Senator Dolph has presented in the
Senate a petition of sixty-eight citi
sens of Bellevue, Idaho, praying for
the enactment of prohibition laws.
The War department has been in
formed that rapid progress is being
made by the contractors in supplying
heavy guns and armor-plate forginga,
and rapid firing guns.
The Department of State is in
formed tht the Japanese government
has abolished the export duty on
drug?, woven goods, timber, cereals,
spirits, beasts, fuel, etc.
Dispatches have been received at
ihe State department from the Amer
ican minister at Berlin in regard to
the Samoan question. Thsir con
tents are withheld from the public.
A late dispatch to a French journal
from Zanzibar says an American sail
ing vessel, bound from Zanzibar to
Madagascar, was fired on by a German
vetsel. One of her mas s was broken.
It is chtrged that attorneys and
middlemen hve usd up over $1,000,
000 of the 12,000,000 awarded by Con
press to the Choctaw claimants and
that the latter will get little or noth
ing. ,
United States Consul Willard, at
Gu lymas, Mexico, has sent a dispatch
to the State department denying the
report that & number of American cit-iz-ns
had been killed by the Indians
in Sonora.
Many leading Senators and Repre
sentatives of all parties scout the idea
of a war between the United States
and Germany. Nevertheless the arm
ament aud tquipment of war ships
is being pushed at the various navy
yards. Representative Springer will intro
duce in the House another omnibus
bill, providing an enabling act for the
admission of Arizona, Idaho and Wy
oming. The bill embodies all the
features of the omnibus bill recently
passed by the House.
Petitions, said to contain the signa
tures of 14,174,734 persons, were tiled
in the Senate at Washington last
week, praying for the passage of Sen
ator Blair's Sunday rest bill, and all
were prepared, bul and all, by the
Women's Christian Temperance
The conferresa on the bill to amend
the interstate commerce law upon
three amendments of importance
agree, with the exception that the
Houbc members recede from the one
n quiring the commissioners to adopt
uniform clarifications for all rail
roads. A letter from the Secretary of the
Interior in jesponse to a Senate reso
lution, says there is not on the tile!
of his department anything to show
bat Dart the citizns of Washington
Territory and Idaho took in volun
teer service to suppress the Nez Per
cys war.
The report of the commissioner of
schools of Utah, for the year 1888,
says the taxation in the erritory for
sci o 1 purposes is in insufficient. And
that the leaders of the Mormon
church are actively pushing the
scheme to establish Mormon denomi-
natioi al schools in each county m the
Congressman Morrow says his views
of the Samoan affair are positive, and
that the statu quo at the time the rep
resentatives of the United States. Ger
many and England met, must be re
stored, and this would necessitate the
replacement of King Malietoa in the
position he was so unjustly removed
by the German agents sent to the Mar
shall islands.
The Canadian lumbermen are re
joicing over a measure which has
been introduced in Congress, and
claim that it will protect the Cana
dian forests front American invaders.
It is provided that no raft of logs or
timber shall be brought into or taken
out of any harbor or port of the Unit
ed States, or brought into or upon any
of ihe great lakes, from any part of
It is stated that a powerful com
pany of capitalists has proposed to
the government a plan to defend the
entrances to the harbors by forcing
petroleum to the surface of the water
through pipes laid at the bottom, and
igniting it with a burning bomb, thus
creatirg a sea of fire through which
the enemy's fleet must pass. An ex
periment is soon to be made, the nec
essary apparatus being now ready.
Germany's views of the Samoan
muddle and the Zinzibar question,
causes distruct in English admiralty
circles. Mysterious silence is main
tained rc grding Germany's naval
preparations. Among leading men
in Washington the idea prevails that
ihe preseni truble between this coun
try will have a tenden :y to cause Con
greas to vote sufficient money for the
proper protection of our coast cities
and towns.
An Ohio Murderess too Depraved for
the Gallows A Remarkable Well
Near Pittsburg Fruit of the
Dime Novel in Boston
General Payne has sold the yacht
The wife of the Czar of Russia has
become insane.
A threshing machine in England is
run by electricity.
Teams crossed over the Mississippi
on the ice last week.
All the American war ships will
soon be leady for sea.
A portion of the imperial palace at
Peking has been burned.
The Mormon settlers in Minnesota
are selling out and going to Utah.
Orange are- bow betag moved-in
Florida in bulk, the same as potatoes.
The Mah '.i's followers are said to
have made a saint of Ueneial Gordon.
At the Pat is exposition this year
there will be a band of 1200 musi
A new naturalization bill has been
reported to the House judiciary com
mittee. The bodies of Mme. di Murk and
her daughter will be sent to Gotha to
be cremated.
Shoals of bl tck cod in enormous
numbers are repot Ud off the coast
near San Diego.
A Wichita, Kirh, clergyman has
been asked to resign because his ser
raons are too long.
Three murders similar to those of
the Wbitecbapel fiend have been per
petrated in Jamaica.
Three hundred houses were de
stroyed by an earthquake in the S aba
ret valley, Asia Minor.
The in which Lord Byron was
born in London will be demolisueu, to
enlarge a draper's shop.
The cotton crop this oear will be
the largest eer made, and will ap
proximate 7,500,000 bales.
A Paris letter states that the whole
of DeLe8seps fortune disappeared in
the Panama canal scheme.
The Kansas house has passed the
senate resolution favoring the opening
of Oklahoma for settlement.
It cost a Nebraska county nearly
$ 3000 to run the poor farm last yeai.
There were but two paup-rs.
The St. Lawrence river rose thir
teen feet in four hours, last week, and
submerged the wharves of Montreal.
There is apprehension of trouble
during the centennial celebration of
the French revolution next summer.
Duiinif the past two months Mrs.
James G. Blaine, jr., has been study
ing hard for her debut on the profes
sional stage.
A young physician of Fall River,
Mass., is laid up wiih a disease of the
tongue, attributed to excessive ciga
rette emoking.
On December 1, three strong earth
quakes were felt in Iqulque, Peru,
with an intermission of only from five
to nine seconds.
Dr. J. Mdle Jenkin, who correctly
located the bulletin G irfield's body,
dropped dead at Wilkesbare, Penn , of
apoplexy, last week.
A dispatch from Sydney, N. S. W.,
says the German gunboat Olga has
taken Mdlietoa, fx kimg of Samoa, to
the Marshall islands.
William Pierce, probably the oldest
convict in New York in point of
continual penal servitude, has been
discharged from the asylum fur in
sane criminals.
A rocking stone in New Marl
thorough, Mass., is so nicely balanced
that, notwithstanding it weighs many
tons, the pressure of a single finger is
sufficient to move it about an iach.
The Canadian Knights of Labor are
seeking to s-cure the exclusion of for
eign labor from the Dominion, and de
mand that the government py no
more moaey to secure immigration.
Joaquin Miller baa finished the
novl he was to write, a hiscon'ri
buiion to the literary syndicate. It
is entitled "The Buried River." He
was engaged but six days in its com
position. A remarkable well has just been
struck at Pittsburg, Penn. It pro
duces at one and the same lime pure,
cold, water, salt water and a flow of
gas that when ignited illumines the
entire surroundings.
The Empress of Germany cannot
use the imperial crown on her coat of
arms, but must be content with the in
signia of the Queen of Prussia. This
is the latest token of the filial affec
tion of her eldest boy.
The price fight between Frank
Shepley, of Helena, and John Cronin,
of New York, which took place at
Missoula Friday, was a remarkably
brutal affair. Cronin was knocked in
sible and seriously injured.
At Boston Sunday George Gretzen-
gar, aged twenty, held up his father
with a pistol and secured f 10. After
ward he attempted to hold up his
mother but she called the police. He
shot two policemen before he eur
reudred. Libby prison is to go to Chicago
The work of taking apart the old
structure is now going on in Rich
mond, Va , and as the bricks and
beams are displaced they are num
bered so that the building can be put
together again just as it stood in Vir
ginia. The interior of the old prison
is to be used as a sort of war museum.
The colored washerwomen of Al
bany, Ga., have served notice upon
Chung Lee, a Chinese laundryman
who arrived there recently, that he
must leave the city at once. A year
ago they drove a couple of Chinamen
out of the city by force. The China
man says he will go.
Phillip O'Brien, of San Francisco,
committed suicide last Saturday, by
taking poison. Phillip, his son, shot
and fatally wounded one Barnej
Rosengrave in lg87, for which he wa
wentenced to thH penitentiary for U-a
years. Mrs. O'Brien was so afhected
that she alr-o died of bereavement over
her double lo68. . j
Mrs Lang-try's Importation of Blooded
Stock-The Lake Washington Ca
nal Survey of Reservations
A Brute's Deserts.
Fresno, California, has the railroad
Numerous burglaries are reported
from interior town in California.
The smoking of opium by the white
peeple of Spokane Flll is increasing.
The rediscovery of the lost Pen
hachapi mine in Arizona is an
nounced. Articles of incorporttion have b"en
filed by the Drain 4 West Coast Tele
graph compauy.
The Southern Pacific is believed to
be building into Han Diego behind the
Ocean Beach and Delmar railroad.
Reports from the Hrqua Hal
mines in Arizona are now di-coursg-ing,
and many prospectors are return
ing. Charles Lumsteller was arrested at
Port Townsend last week, charged
with the murder of his wife in Minne
sota. An examination of the great regis
ter .f San Di-go gives promise of evi
dence of fraud of a sensational char
acter. The leading men in New Mexico
say that the Territory is more in need
of public schools than State govern
ment. Aries, chief of the Flathead Indians,
proposes to inaugurate important re
forms on the reservation among the
The bill to remove the capital of
Arizona from Prescott to Phoenix
passed the Territorial council Thurs
day. W. B. Reynolds, of Healdsburg.
has been appoicted inspector of Chi
nese for the Coast, as provided by th
Scott law.
Mr. Lang try has purchased an im
ported thoroughbred stallion and four
imported brood mares, for her Califor
nia ranch.
The police of Spokane Falls made a
raid last Thursday on the opium den
of tbat city, and captured twenty-five
There is great difficulty in landing
provisions on Destruction island to
supply the men building the light
house there.
The mail service on route from
Hill8boro to Portland, commencing
February 1, has been increased to six
times a week.
John T. Black, under indictment
for the murder cf his brother lat May.
died in the county jiil at Virginia
City last week.
Reports from Helena. Montana, sav
that indications point to the fact that
there will be no little activity in rail
road enterprises in that vicinity the
coming season.
The estimated cost of cutting a ca
nal from Lake Washington to the
Sound, so as to artrnit deep sea vessels
to the lake, is 1 1,500,000.
Miss Nellie Reich, who was so
frightfully stabbed by an unknown
man at her home near Colton, Cali
fornia, recently, will recover.
William Johnson while trying to
discharge a gun at Hilb-boro, Friday,
received the whole charge in the side
oi the bead, killing him instantly.
The grand jury of Elko county, Ne
vada, calls wpon the Elko delegation
to the legislature to vote against the
lottery bill contemplated by that body.
Resolutions were adopted at a mass
meeting held at North Yakima, lant
week, urging the Governor to call a
constitutional convention to adopt a
State constitution.
The Pullmtn palace cir company
has acquired control of all pari- r cai
companies doing business in thi
country, with the exception of the
vVagnvr, which is used on the Vander-
em tines.
The badly decomposed body of a
supposed Germ in, about fixtv year
o. age, was t Uud near San R.fael
Caliiornia, last week, In a tree, about
fifteen feet from the ground. A raised
umbrella was above the body. -
About 140,000 of the faO.OOO re
quired for the esUbli.-hment of a
watch factory at Otay, San Diego
county, which a company of Illinois
capitalists have been talking of start
ing at that place, has been subscribed.
Surveyor General Green, pursuant
to instructions from the land depart
ment at Washington, has posted no
tices calling for bids for the survey of
the Black foot, Fort Belknap and Fort
Peck Indian reservations in northern
The Unibn of Walla Walla is pub
lishing communications from convicts
in the penitentiary concerning the in
human treatment of prisoners in that
institution. If the charges are true
the prison authorities should be re
moved forthwith.
A requisition has been issued by
the Governor of Oregon to the Gov
ernor of Washington, for the delivery
to the sheriff of Multnomah county of
Morris Johnson, William Ahton,
Dick Rogers and Agnes Woodward,
charged with the murder of Cunning
ham, in Portland, last year.
Arminta Gardner, of Union county,
has been placed in the insane asylum
at Salem. She is but sixteen years
old, and has been a mother for the
past fifteen months. The author of
her ruin, an I also of her insanity, is
named Wiggins, and is serving a ten
years' sentence for the outrage.
Jacob Wilkerson, the colored man
who was sent to San Quentin in 1872
for forty-five years, for the murder oi
a woman in S m Francis o, was par
doned in 1876 on the condition that
he would leave the State and never
return. He went to Honolulu, but
returned a few days ago, and wa
recognized by the police and warned
to leave. He was arrested Thursdat
night on the charge of drunkenness,
and is tow iu th city prison,.' -Th
police will ask Governor W
to revoke Wilkerson's pardo.
The Effsct of Too Much Pepper In the
Fowl's Food-Bisulphide of Car
bon as an Antiseptic A
Model Barn-yard.
Very cold weather does not injure
stock as much as dampness. Amtxl
eratcly cold day, ith a driving rain
storm, causes more illness to stock
than severe cold on a dry, clear day.
The flower-bed for the next year
maybe made very rich by scattering
the sweepings of the poulty-house
over it. Soapsudi may als-i be well
utilized by throwing them on the
flower beds.
If the bulbs of certain flowers start
to sprout while in the cellar i indi
cates that they are kept too warm.
They should keep cool enough, to re
main in a dormant condition until
spring. Sprouting injures them.
The object of the farmer in feeding
animals tlirongh the winter should be
for profit. Feeding stock to gain a
profit from is a nice point, aud re
quires studv and attention It is not
enough to feed a sufficient quantify,
ut the feed must be of sueh a nature
as is best for accomplishing the ob
ject of feeding.
Bisulphide of carbon is one of the
bei and cheipest antiseptics and in
secticide. Already more than 8,0()0,
000 pounds of it are used annually to
check the ravages of phyhxera, the
i-courge of European vineyards. Bi
sulphide of carbon has an extremely
offensive oder, and is highly inflam
mable and explosive.
Feeding pepper often to fowls as a
regular appetizer is a bad practice.
Although a very little will t!o no barm,
yet the continued use of the condi
ment is liable to cause liver complaint.
Warm feed tends to hare the same
stimulating effect without posscsing
the injurious qualities of the cayenne.
The only way to make roosts is to
make them on a movable frame, that
may be taken out of doors, there to
be scalded with boiling water in which
is a Utile cru le carbolic acid. Make
the roosts all on a lsvel and not more
than two feet high, thereby prevent
ing much quarreling and the bumble
foot- !
The kind of feeding that keep? a lot
of pigs or stocker from three to eix
months without grain is a total loss
of grain ; also, a ls of time in the
maturing of the animal. That is
suiftless feeding that carries a lot of
hogs through winter on one cWs of
feed. The need of variety brings them
to the boneyard when grass is almost
in sight.
A farmer with considerable exper
ience who has siloed clover for two
y.ars, s.'ys if it should be left to wilt
on the ground for two hours after tut
ting, -tud each daj's filling of the silo
1-e a lowed to heat before the fresh
ct-ver is added, and the sides, not the
center, kept thoroughly tramped, the
i-lover will cotue out moist and green,
and the cattle will relish it s.s
thoroughly as summer pasture.
To make pullets trot along toward
maturity with a wonderful accelerated
pce, give them every morning a
warm feed of bran and shorts and
ground oats Liixed up with milk, or
meat stock in which is a little salt. A'
noon give a feed of meat, and at nigh
all the wheat they will eat ai d a little
left to scratch for the next day. In ad
dition to this provide greeu food,
crushed bones aud pure water, and
give escli day one heavy feed of brok
en dishes; they will be eaten with
Freezing of the food and water will
be one of the difficulties this winter
as usual. The troughs become ice
tKiund and the soft food freezes rap
idly when the weather is severe. In
such cases it is best to water the s ock
at intervals rather ihan to k-ep water
in the troughs. If you have no ar
rangement for warming water, try the
plan of a Western farmer, who heat
stones and drops one in the trough
ahen the water is pumped in. It is
etter, however, to warm the water,
using a boiler or steam-pipe, antl if
there is a large number of animals ii
will pay to do so.
A person who has some old pear
trees that have about run out, asks
advice of Popular Gardening and re
ceives the following: Try the plan of
digging a shallow trench, say one foot
deep, six to eight feet away from the
body of the tree, and throwing into
'his a liberal supply cf sod i, leaf mold,
ashe", lime and manure and covering
with earth, and then cut away all dead
limbs and give the body and limbs a
good coat of whitewash. We have
seen old peach trees renewed beyond
belief by this process.
In some cases a large barnyard
might well be divided into two or
more smaller ones for different classe
of live stock. A fruitful source of loss
is the keeping of weak animals with
vigorous ones; young with old;
horses with cattle, sheep and hogs.
By letting one set of animals out of
stables or pens at one time and another,
it may be possible to get along with a
single yard, yet the best plan, when
much stock is kept, is to have several
Why more men do not make the
dairy pay is because they refuse to be
lieve that there is any study or inves
tigation needed in regard to the care,
treatment and management of the
dairy. If they chance m a success
they call it luck, and if they fail thev
never investigate the matter to see
wherein they fail, so as tj steer cleai
of a repetition.
Potatoes are a drug in the market
at Colfax, Wis., owing to the e.ior
mous crop raised in that section. The
best price that can be realized is ten
Cents a bushel.
As about four times as many bush
els of sweet potatoes can be raised t n
an acre as corn, th-ir great value as a
p k pr ducer is obvious. B -th the
vines and tubers are greatly relish-!
y h gs and cait'e, and for the latte
few things aie better for the increase
A rich n'lk and buttei.
GttOCEftlKS Sahara have fallen C le
sine our taut report. We quote cube,
extra (J 5 c, flry granulated li2, cube
cruKnea ana powdered (gc Uolte n firm,
Uua'emla 'l c, Coma Rica 8 - tl
Kio2t) wrllc, SalvadorlHiiOc, Arbuckle's
roasted 'Sifc.
rROVlSIONS-Oreeonh-ra are onot
ed atlJk l.'iic, break faMt bacon 13rJMJc
tsHiern m-m is'inorea a rnioiwa: Mams
1 .f-0, Sinclaiia 1 4 1 5c. Oregon break
fast bcon 13) a 14c. Kateru Via 13 c.
FRUITS-Oreen fruit receipts 1 39 bx.
Hard fruit In r.arre, and the supply of ap
p eH not i qual to the demand. AppIesHwa
fl per bx. M.-xic a oranges fl, lemons
B8B0 per bx, bananas 3.0.. 4.60.
quinces 40 HOc,
VEGETABLE Market well supp led.
Cabhagtt 1c per th, carrots and turnip
5u per w k, red pepper 3c p-r tt. potatovs
3 4 pt-r ack, eet 1 m e per lb.
DR'EIl FRUITS Receipts il pkges.
Sun-dried a -tiles 4 5.5 per lb, factor
slic d 8c, factory plums 79c, Or gon
prune - 7 tfc, pt-artt 10c, pt-ache- 8 Ilk:
rai ina j .;' per box, Cali oruia fig
Be Smyrna 18c per tb.
DAIRY PRODU E-Oregon creame-j
anrt ch. ice dairy S-V, medium 7 3i- Ca -Iforuls
Inocy 3Jc choice dairy 27, c,
eawts-ro Z5 " ;-)0c.
EGGS Receipts f9J cases. Oregon 25c.
POULTRY Chickens $1 5.2 for
Nrge young and ?4 4 75 for old, turkeys
M'n l-"c per th, ducks 5o7dt dozen.
WOOL Vallej lSS20c Eastern Oregon
10 15c
GRAIN'-Valley tUXi. Eastern Oregon
fl 30 O Uh 33 r. 5c
F OUR Standard S4.S0, trier brand
tt.?5, Dav'on and a-cade f4.1. Graham
$3 JH, rye flour 6. do Graham $5 f.O.
FRSH MEATS Beef. live. 343lc
drenKed 7--, noui.m. live. 3J ' 3 c, dressed
7 h:nH 2 . 0 each, hog-, live, 5J 6c,
dressed 77, veal tt 8c
We dote upon this world as if it
were never to have an end; and we neg
lect the next as if it were never to have
a beginning. Fenelon.
The Japanese Government has In
stituted a college for women, with
English professors, and put it under the
control of a committee of English wo
men for six years.
The safest way to stay the progress
cf wrong is to advance the right. Every
direct attack upon the wrong, by the
right, imperils the right by inviting a
counter-attack upon itself.
No way has been found for making
heroism easy, even for the scholar.
Labor, iron labor is for him. The world
was created as an audience; the atoms
of which it is made, are opportunities.
Doctrine serves to gather humanity
Into the various folds, according to
their individual convictions; but the
actual worship flows from each through
but one channel, finding equal accept
ance from a loving God.
"I will give you an orange, Wil
lie," said a famous English Freethinker
to a little boy, "if you can tell me
where God Is." "And I will give you
two," replied the boy at once, "if you
can tell me where He la not." Har
per' Young People.
The Ten Commandments were given
to the people eome thousand years ago
for their moral advancement, and the
Sermon on the Mount is nearly 2,000
years old; and still it is hard work for
nearly more than half of the people of
civilization to give them more than cas
ual observance.
One of the most Important uunga
ttiat the Christian can do, says the N.
T. Indepemlent, for the culture of his
ewn piety Is to acquire the habit of
lystematically and devoutly reading
and studying the Bible. By this habit
he will "grow in grace" by growing
"in the knowledge of our Lord and
Saviour Jesus Christ" The more he
reads the Bible the more precious will
It become in his experience.
How lonely the mother feels when
for the Erst time her boy shows that he
feels too big to be kissed! As they be
gin to feel like little men, too many
boys thing that any show of affection
on their part is babyish; they are afraid
of being called "girl-boys" or milksops.
Just as if a man Is ever more manly
than when he loves and protects the
mother who loved and protected him
through so many helpless years, Such
a boy is sure to grow into the man who
takes such good care of his wife. Rural
Itew Yorker.
"One man's conduct may lead a
host into a snare; beware how you fol
low man; the prudent man looketh well
to his going."
Why is it that, whenever you are
looking for any thing, you always find
It in the last place you look? The
reason is because you always stop look
ing when you find it.
Young man, don't break In two in
the middle if the world goes against
you. Braco up and go against the
world awhile, and see how quick you
can knock it out Washington Critic
The faults and weaknesses of
others. Instead of being woven into gos
sip, scnndal and useless criticism,
should be used as danger signals, to
warn us away from the paths which
have led to thorn.
It Is clearly an undeniable fact that
mankind generally had rather remain
actually ignorant of any certain thing
not already known to them than to
learn it in any way which will show
and virtually acknowledge their igno
rance. Des Moines Leader.
If the right is not used as a weapon
of offense, it is not so likely to need to
spend itself in its own defense. And If
the wrong Is busy neither with its own
defense nor with the direct offense
against the right, it is more fairly open
to see the right as exhibited in the
rlffht. It is better to draw one into the
right than even to drive him out of the
wrong. S. 8. Times.
The first attempt to record a public
speech by means of the phonograph
was made at a political rally in New
York recently. A funnel seven feet
long was placed in front of the plat
form, connecting with the transmitter
of the phonograph. After the meet
ing the instrument was tested, and the
experiment found to have been entirely
successful, the speaker's voice being
heard as distinctly as In the original
address, together with sounds of the
applause and music. .
A Kw York Uwrer Tails a Oeoa Story mt
A well-known lawyer of this city tells
a good story of ante-bellum times that,
inasmuch as it is more or less histor
ical, will bear repeating. The story is
about as follows: It waa somewhere in
1848 or thereabouts. Party feeling, as
between North and South, was running
pretty strong, and more especially was
this the case In Washington, where
Congress was in session. Congressman
Fetherstone, of Mississippi, saw fit one
day during a Congressional sitting
to refer to the conduct of a certain Il
linois regiment, commanded by Major
BissclU at one of the battles of the Mex
ican war as being cowardly. Major
BisselL who was also a Congressman,
was present on the floor at the time.
His ire was roused to its highest pitch,
and. going over to where Congressman
Fetherstone stood, be shook his fist in
bis face and shouted: . . .
"Cowardly! Why, you contemptible
liar, why don't you refer to the conduct
of the Mississippi regiment which all
during the action, and whilo we were
in the th ck of the fight, was more than
half a mile away and hadn't drawn a
The Mississippi regiment referred to
happened to have been commanded by
Colonel Jeff Davis, who was also then
in Washington, and who when he heard
of Major BisselTs remarks demanded an
apology. This Major Bisse'J. would not
give, and Colonel Davis sent "a friend"
to fix up matters. The result of this
negotiadon was a challenge for a duel,
which was to have been fought the day
following. "Zack" Taylor was Presi
dent at the time, and as Jeff Davis was
his son-in-law he was bound that the
duel should not come off, and accord
ingly issued a warrant for Major Bis
sell's arrest. Major Bissell was duly
arrested by a United States marshal
and 1. rough t before the President.
'See here, Mr. President," said the
Major, "you have had me arrested be
cause I am going to fight a duel. Why
do you arrest me? I am not the chal
lenging' party- Why don't you arrest
your son-in-law, Colonel Davis? The
Southerners will all say that I became
afraid and had myself arrested to avoid
the consequences of a fight if you allow
this to go on."
This argument seemed to strike "Old
Zach." who thereupon caused the ar
rest of his son-in-law, Colonel Davis.
After much persuasive diplomacy oa
the part of the President the would-be
duelists were brought together and th
quarrel was patched up. Both partiet
are now living. Major Bissell serve
with distinction during the late wal
and is now living in retirement on a
farm in Illinois, and everyone knows
the subsequent history of "Colonel"
Davis. JV. Y. Herald.
How the President of ta Georgia ventral
Railroad Made His Fortune.
The purchase of the Georgia Central
railroad by John Inman, president of
the Richmond Terminal Company,
brings that gentleman quite promi
nently into public notice. When the
rebellion broke out the three Inman
brothers John, Samuel and Hugh en
tered the Confederate army as privates,
and when they left the ranks at the end
of the war they were without capital or
resources. At their wrecked and deso
lated home in Georgia they bade each
other good-bye and started out to make
their way in the world. John Inman
came here te New York with scarcely
1 10 in his possession, and for a time
his life was a very hard and unpromis
ing one.
He worked as a clerk in a broker's
office, and plodded along for a couple of
years, saving a lit'le front his scanty
salary. Finally he got into business in
a small way for himself, and to-day he
is in possession of a fortune estimated at
from f 10.000,000 to 112,000,000 The two
otVer brothers were equally successful.
Samuel, who began work in Augusta,
finally, after ups and downs in business,
settled in Atlanta, where he is to-day
one of the wealthiest and most respect
ed citizens. Hugh is also a resident
of Atlanta, and is considered to-day the
richest man in the State of Georgia.
The Inmans are among the most gen
erous and beloved of the men who have
done so much to build up the hew
South and vitalize its great anp grow
ing resources. Jtf. Y. Graphic.
Business Is Business.
Jake There's a man Out there who
wants to know if you need a sign
Dealer We need a good many signs,
don't we? -
Jake I should say so.
Dealer How many can he make?
Jake He says he can turn out one
hundred and twenty-five a week.
Dealer Could we get along on one
hundred and twenty-five all winter?
Jake Yes. I guess so.
Dealer Well, tell him to come here
all next week on trial and make us
samples, and if we're satisfied at the
end of the week we'll hire him. Dc
troit Free Press.
Southern Michigan folks who
yearn for cheap living may slip over
the Indiana line and find a restaurant
at South Bend where the "corn bread"
is made of basswood sawdust and corn
starch. "It is fillin', but not fatten
in'," as the old Irish lady said of the
water she fed the pig an hour before
she soM him.
A resident of Hartford. Conn., was
on his bicjele the other day spinning
along a country road, when a red
squirrel darted from the woods and
attempted to cross the road in front of
him. The little fellow was just in
time to get caught by the big wheel,
which, curiously enough, took him up
into he slot under the seat and
crushed the life out of him.
A small boy recently found a fine
topaz on tbe Bald Face- mountain in
Chath am, A . IL, a - ld it for a small
sum to a man whoYe&Iized f 60 for it
after it had been cut and polished.
Several others of less value have been
found in the regioncand they are.
mostly white. So c' is the resem
blance to diamond l said, that on
ly an expert car . iiffar"'r
now Xlorlst Remodel aod Bleach
Pretty Little Flowers. ,
"Where do the immortelles come
from?" asked a reporter of a florist.
"Do they all grow or are they some
times made up like the paper roses?"
"They rattle like paper, that's a
fact," said the florist, "but they're
not; they all grow, though they don't
all grow the color that you see them.
"Some of them do, however; there's
a French immortelle, round and about
as big as a good sized pea, that is a
bright yellow on the bush. It comes
originally from the island of Crete. It C
is a perennial. - and is raised in im
mense quantities in the south of France
up near Paris it is more difficult io s
raise. The French make it zrp in
wreaths with mottoes worked in black
"There are many varieties cultivated
In the gardens in this eouDtry; one of
these, which shades from white to a
dark purple, is the prettiest and most
delicate of any, both on the bush and
dried. Then we have a wild variety,
which grows everywhere in the North.
if the soil is not too damp. .I
white, and quite as pretty as the most
"The country people gather the
everlastings that is their popular
name, you know and hang them up
to dry for winter decoration, often
mixed with grasses. Many of these'
home-made winter bouquets are much
handsomer than any we are able to
secure for sale.
"The immortelles sold in this coun
try are largely imported; often the
bouquets and 'designs' are brought
over ready made. There is in Ger
many a house which has a hundred
acres or so of everlastings in cultiva
"But. although these pretty flowers
are painted by nature almost every
color in the rainbow, yet these colors
are often blotted out and new ones-'
painted in by the manufacturer, aa It
is fair to term him, for he really re
models the flower.
It has often to be bleached before
dyeing; this is done by fumes of acids,
chlorine, or sulphur, as the color to
be extracted decides. The coloring is
usually done with aniline dyes. The
black flowers in the French wreaths
are made by dyeing the yellow ones.
"Flowers bleached by sulphur gen
erally regain their color when dried,
and this fact is utilized in the preserva
tion of roses, larkspurs, daises and
other flowers used with the immor
telles. The perishable flowers are ex- -posed
to sulphur vapors to turn them
into "everlastings, and then dried
when their color returns.
"For drying the immortelles should
always be gathered before they have
fully opened. The sale of these flow
ers is very large, though such hideous
creations are made of them- by b
combinations and general lack of taste
that it is a wonder any one buys them.
Go to the national convention of flor
ists sometime if you want to see fine
work in immortelles." S. Y. Tele
A Few Hints Which the Honsekeeper
Should Preserve Carefully.
Lamp wicks should be ehanged often
enough to insure having a good light. -
If they seem clogged they may be
washed in strong suds and put into - .
the lamps again.
To take spots of paint from wood lay y'
a thick coating of lime and soda mixed
over it. letting it stay twenty-four 4.
hours, then wash off with warm water """"
and the spots will disappear.
Coffee pounded in a mortar and
roasted on an iron plate, sugar burned
on hot coals, and vinegar boiled with
myrrh and sprinkled on the floor and-- "
furniture of a sick room are excellent'
In beating cake beat from the bot
tom of the mixing bowl with a wooden
spoon, bringing it up full and higlr- "
with each stroke, and as soon as the
ingredients are fairly and smoothly
mixed stop beating or your cake will
be tough. -
A dark carpet often looks dusty so
soon after it has been swept that you
know it does not need sweeping again,
so wet a cloth 'or sponge, wring it al
most dry, and wipe off the dust. A few
drops of ammonia in the water will
brighten the colors.
Potato water cleans silk of any kind
or color, says a housewife. - For every .
quart of water to be used in washing a
dress, for instance, pare and grate one
large potato. Put the grated potatoes
into the water, which must be soft
water and cold; let stand two days v
without being disturbed in any way;
then very carefully pour off the clear
liquor from the sediment into a large,
convenient vessel, into which dip the
pieces of silk up and down. Of course
the silk must not be creased by wring-
ing it; lt it hang and drip nearly dry,
then lay it fiat on the table and wipe it
first on one side and then on the other.
If necessary to press it, do so between
flannel with a moderate iron. Horn
"I believe there is money in those
accident and life insurance companies,"
said old Barkins. "They allow you
tl,600 for an eye, $3,000 for two eyes,
$1,500 for an arm or a leg, and $3,000
for two arms or two legs, but they only
give your widow $5,000 if you die.
Well, it's easy enough to see that you
can make more than $5,000 if you die
kinder slow. First lose yer legs, then
yer arms, then yer eyes, and then die.
That's three $3,000 and the $5,000 for
your widow besides, $14,000 altogether.
I tell you, Jim, there's money in that,
and I'm going to git insured right
The only great combination we j
can confidently approve is the Matri- - J
monial Trust, an - arrangement by
which the good wife trusts to the hua- .
band the work of earning money, and
he trusts to he good judgment in ex
pending it. Western Plowman. -i ...
Happiness is like manna. It is tr
be gathered ia the grains and enjoy
every day; it will not keep, H can- - -. .
be accumulated; nor needwej
ourselvea, nor "into remo '
gather it, since i6 ha j, - . .
"or Hoavei, at o" '