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NO. 30.
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M. K. till Kf H.
Walton ftktpwprth, pastor rWvlpe rarh 8nn
day Hi 11 . m. 1id 7 r. u. Sunday School at 10
A. M. 'rU tiiuday,
O. W. GIlKinv, pimtor Sen-lce ich Sunday
At U a. m. fuii'Iuy S-bol 10 a. . Uervlrc
Mib Htinday night.
J It. Klrkj.strlrk, ' pastor--Services the 2nd
end 4lh 8nmlyat 11 .. . and 7 r.. huuday
Krh'Hil f.i'h Xiinrliiv Bt 10 w
Offloe over Yni National Biiuk.
Al.lltW .... OKKUOX
V 111 in ULation the nrt ek of every ;
month. KwHinrt Witt in Sri th-.rd i"
Stay fin. and the fourth we in .J"ir.fn !
to perform all operallntu a)- ruining ' I
leutiHtry in a ki!lfu manner.
Will practice iu all Court of the State.
Attorney at Law,
d a. k. lui iint.
.k, . mMT
Attorneys at Law.
Will practice la all the Court, of the Ktete.
Prompt alu-miou given to all buxiuess en
truHtod to our care.
Cflloe Odd Fellow's Temple. Albany, Or.
i xs vn axc i: a a exts,
Collection, made. nvpynHnr and all No
Una! work done on abort notice.
Graduate of the Royal College, of
London. Zngn. also of - the Bellevue
Medical ColW-ge.
of iituity and practice, and makes a spec
laity of chronic dimaaea, removes cancers,
scrofulous eidarKi'Uixnu, tumor nod went
without palo or the knife, Ho 1ho makes a
specialty of tieelineut with lei-trinity, llae
practiced in the German. French and English
hospital. Cells promptly attended day or
tiirlit. Jli tuottii is. "Koud Will to All."
Olflne and reMidence, Kerry atreei, between
Third and fourth, Altwuy, Uretfon.
Transacts a General Banting Business
KxchanK 'old on New York. San Xmncleco,
1'ortUnd and Albany, Orcnon.
CuHeclioua inadu on favorable terms.
Buy and beil Land,
Insure Property.
Any Information In regard to the cheap
er Land la the garden of Oregon t uruluhed
The Kalrelt Kite la Nura Deatli, and the
Cobra' A 1 moat Sure.
A friend of mlrm In Bengal. In tho
military aorvice, who was a bachelor,
ono day Invited a friend to dinner with
him. The cook house was, as moat
cook houses are in India, about fifty
yard from the house. The friend ar
rlvod and they talked. Dinner time
came, but no request to come to din
ner. Half an hour passed and my
friend said: Well, I wonder what's
th matter with the beastly cook. He'i
quite late." They talked on until an
hour had passed- Then my friend said:
"Well, we'll just go out and see." And
what do you think they aw? Why,
above the door, with his head swine
lag from side to side through the tran
som and seesawing back and forth, was
a Gigantic cobra. The cooks inside
were very much afraid and would not
venture out, of course. The guest
raised a shotgun and killed the poi
sonous cobra, though it was hard on the
house. They thought themselves lucky,
though, as may be supposed.
Jiobody ever recovers from a bito of
the kaireit, and it is rare that any body
ever got over the bite of the cobra. A
doctor in the army there had one that
he had half tamed as a monstrous cu
riosity. He was exhibiting it one day
to some friends when it bit him on the
finger. He was an expert and his rem
edies were right at hand. lie instant
ly applied them and got over it; but if
he had had to walk up stairs even he
would have been a dead man. Mind
you, he was a doctor.
One of my editorial associates on the
rioneer, who belonged to the Natural
ists1 Club in Allahabad, one day
brought in a kaireit in a bottle, and
was exhibiting it to the members. "It
is dead," said he, and he thought it
was, for it was all broken to pieces.
All at once the headlwgan to wriggje
and bounce around. It could bite the
just as good as it could before. You
may guess there was a scampering.
That is a peculiarity of these snakes.
When you think they are dead they
are not That is another reosos via
they are so much dreaded.
The cobra of which I have spoken Is.
as you may have read, famous for Its
ability to charm whatever it comes in
contact with, but I never dreamed of
the powers of the cobra until I went to
India. It raises itself about one-third
of its length from the ground, and.
distending its great hood, waves itself
back and forth. Its hood whon epen
looks as if the snake was cut length
wise in the breast, a little like an open
coat A Hide view of it gives a mottled
appearance of the shape of an inverted
pair of spectacles. It waves itself
backward and forward, breathing and
blowing in a mysterious way, and the
eight is so awful you can't take your
eyes off it Its little eyes gleam like
two bulls of fire, and when it Btrlkes
there is nothing but a blur, it goes so
The cobra in India is the serpent of
romance. Despite the fact that it is
deadly, the natives hesitate to kil' it
There are few places where this snake
will naturally live that haven't got
cobras, the natives are so superstitious
about them. They vary in length from
four to eight feet The king cobra, so
called, is nothing but a big cobra.
The famous snake charmers of India,
of whom I have sewi many, exercise a
curious art with them. They are able
to put them to sleep with the weird
mubic of their bagpipes. The cobra,
when about to spring, looks like the
devil incarnate.
A strange thing in India Is that
every thing in ths way of a serpent, a
scorpion, tarantula or wild animal is
the color of the background. It
matches the soil whore it is found.
You see a royal Bengal tiger fn Amer
ica or England and you can tell it right
off, but you see it there and someway
its stripes do not stand out and it
springs upon you unawares.
The snakes of India are in Bengal
and down south in Madras. These
are the home of the snakes. North
west India is sot very snakey. In
some places there are so many snakes
that it is simply a hell on earth.
There are many other snakes thau the
kinds I have told you of, and many ol
them are poisonous, but those are the
worst There are also contipedes five
inches long, and poisonous lizards that
drop their tails off and go right on,
thinking thus to delude you, when you
have scon them first and got the drop
on them. !San Francisco Examiner.
His Opinion Infallible.
Dr. Bo'.us (at a consultation) Well,
gentlemen, my opinion is that the pa
tient can;uot live a week.
ul. I'lmuuiicB, Dr. jmjuhIh, Ur. Oc
ciput and Dr. l'ancroas coincide.
Dr. Shingle (a roeent accession to
the local medical talent) Gentlemen,
I bog leave to differ. The patient will
recover. His ailment is imaginary.
There is nothing really the matter
with him.
Dr. Bolus (arrogantly) You cer
tainly do not expect to convince us oi
the correctness of your opinion, sir!
Dr. Shingle No, sir, probably not
Yet you will pardon me for saying that
I was a pension agent for twenty years
before I became a doctor, and
Dr. Bolus (with deep conviction)
Gentlemen, if he can't see any disease
in the patient it isn't there!
Dr. Sawbones. Dr. Squills. Dr. Oc
ciput and Dr. Pancreas again coin
cide. Cnicago T ribune.
r rdriR.
How 8he Got a Valuable Ring at h
I'rlca Sat by HarieIC
"See that old lady at the other end
of the store? Well, she is one of the
most confirmed kleptomaniacs in New
York. It is hardly possible that you
would believe mo if I were to tell you
her name. She belongs to one of the
best families in Brooklyn and is well
known in this city. Every one con
nected with this store is cognizant
of her failing and acts accordingly.
Notwithstandingour precautions, how
ever, a few months ago she managed to
deceive us in a very ingenious way.
She had been here several times and
appeared to take a great fancy to a
valuable diamond and ruby ring. One
day she asked my employer what its
price was and he told her that it was
the best he had ia the store and waa
worth 300. She laughed and offered
to give f 2A0 for it. and on this being
refused said: 'Well, will you let me
have it at that price if I can steal it?'
Certainly,' he replied, and nothing
more was thought about the matter.
"Several times after that she came
here and had the proprietor take out
the tray and exhibit the ring, on each
occasion renewing her previous offer.
"About two months ago the old lady
showed a ring to my employer and
asked what he thought it was worth.
After examining the article critically
be said that it was worth about $250.
'I have several,' he continued, 'much
better than that which I will sell for
that price.'
"At this the old lady gave a cunning
little laugh, and proceeded to count
out 250 from her pocketbook. Some
thing in the kleptomaniac's man net
aroused his suspicions and hastening
to the case he discovered that the 300
ring was missing. During one of her
visits the old lady had managed to ab
stract it from the trsy and insert in its
place one of very Bmall value. To say
that my employer was angry when h
discovered how he had been duped but
feebly expresses his emotions. lie was
furious, and when he was reminded oi
his promise to sell the ornament for
(250 if the lady managed to steal It, he
kept his word, but begged that the
itory should not be told to any of his
friends." Jewelers' Weekly.
Jinks 4,1 called at your boarding
house to-day and saw the table nearly
set for dinner, and I must say things
looked very neat I never saw a whiter
table-cloth in my life." Blinks "No;
she doesn't make her tea, coffee or
soups strong enough to stain."
A woman, considered to be half,
witted, was being teased by her neigh
bors on being an old maid. "How is
it ye never got married?" asked one.
"O, ye see," she replied, "if I had
been as easily pleased wi' a man as
your man's been wl' a wife, 1 micht
haobeen marrit fifty times owre."
Farmer Greene (from Way back)
"I always was accounted remarkably
long-headed in money matters, do you
notice it, professor?" Phrenologist
(who has had his pay in advance)
"No I don't notice any such develop
ments, but if your head only was as
long as it is thick it would be a daisy."
An Attron painter was at worn on
a business block when he discovered a
last year's bird's nest in a niche in the
ornamental woodwork. There ww
nothing attractive or particularly in
teresting in the make-up of this nest
as the painter glauced at it, but he
thoughtlessly picked it up and began to
tear it apart. His eyes nearly bulged
from their sockets in his surprise
as, among the bits of string and haj
and other odds and ends, he behold a
10 bill.
'Tis the accounts of a side-dooi
saloon that are kept up by a doublo
entry system. Hotel Man,
The most dictatorial man -
times has to luiud the thv.
"M eventide HihaU be light.
My little girl, to brave by day,
Grown timid at the shadow, fall;
I tin not charm ber fears away;
My rt'inoni have no force at all,
She pleads, with all ber childish might,
That the muy hare a light
I calm ber fean. and stroke her hair;
I tell her of the angel near
Of God. whose love Is everywhere,
And Christ, to whom each child is dear.
She hears, but only clasps me tight,
And begs me for a light.
But wben I say It enn not be.
And strive to make her understand
Just wby, she makes another plea
That 1 will stay and hold ber band,
(she whUpers. as we kiss Rood-nlKht:
"That's better than a light"
And thus, content, she falls asleep.
My clasp grows closer on her hand ;
Mualng: God doth His wisdom keep
Id obildisb lips. I understand
That In that other, darker night,
'Tin love that makes it light.
I, too, have shrunk In childish dread
From that dumb darkness that doth creep
And thicken round the dying-bed,
And, fearful, felt I could not sleep
Without a heht I understand,
"Tis ll0'ht to bold Love's hand.
E. O. t heverton, in S. S. Times.
On of Julius I''a llorty Servants Dis
covered In Xetr York.
It was a warm day in summer, and I
seated myself for a moment on one of
the benches in Washington Square.
A few minutes later an old, white
haired negro came hobbling along with
the aid of a stick, and seated himself
at the other end of the bench, lifting
his battered hat to me deferentially as
he did so.
I was both surprised and flattered at
such a manifestation of politeness in
New York, and remarked to the old
man in a friendly tone:
"A fine day, Uncle."
"Yas. sun, it is a fine day, boss, sho'
'nuff. Dish year weathah min's me er
de kin1 er weathah we uster hab in
"So you have lived in Rome, have
you? I came from Rome myself."
"Lawd, boss, you doan' look ne
talk lack no Roman. Any body 'ud
take yer ter be'n bawn en raise' in dis
"Certainly I was," I replied. "I
was 'born in Rome, New York."
The old man made no rejoinder, and
struck by his apparent great age, I
"How old are you, Uncle?"
"Lawd, chile," he answered with a
silent chuckle, which exposed his
toothless gums, ' doan' know I done
loi' track un it I wuz fifteen year ole
w'en de wah broke out"
"That's impossible," I replied; "that
wouldn't make you over forty, and you
can't be less than seventy-five."
"I reckon l's 'bout nineteen hun
d'ed," said the old man reflectively,
after a short pause. "I useter be Mars
Julius Ctesar's fav'rlte body-sarven',
en I reckon you knows 'bout how long
he't be'n dead. I wuz fifteen years olo
w'en de las' wah wid Gaul broke out.
I kin 'member de battle ob Alesla des
ez well ez ef it wuz yistiday. De arrers
wuz flying throo de aiah thick ez dies
'roun' a merlasses jug, de jav'lins wuz
w'izzin', en I wuz lookin' on f urn de rare,
w'en I seed a archer aim a arrer at
Mars Julius. I grab' up a shiel', en
rush inter de thick er de fight, en wuz
des in time ter ketch Mm ez he fell fum
his boss. I got a arrer throo my side
ez I wuz totin' Mm off, en wuz laid up
fer two or th'ee raont's atterwuds.
W'en I got well, Mars Julius gun me a
quartah, en w'en he died, he lef direc
tions in his will for me ter begradu'lly
'mauclpated, so I 'ud be free w'en I
wuz a hund'ed years ole. Ah, but d era
wuz good ole times!" he added, with a
sigh of regret
"l's done spent de quartah Mars
Julius gun me," he remarked, giving
me a side-long look, "en I needs ernud
der fer ter git some liniment fer my
rheumatiz. Is yer got any small change
'bout yo' clo's, boss?"
A vision of imperial Rome rose up
before me, with all its glory and mag
nificence and power. In a fit of ab
straction I handed the old man a twenty
dollar gold piece, and when I started
from my reverie, he had disappeared
behind a clump of shrubbery in the
direction of Sixth avenue. Puck.
. i
Advantages to Ha Derived by Old People
from an Afternoon Nap.
Sleep is closely connected with the
question of diet "Good sleeping" was
a noticeable feature in the large ma
jority of Dr. Humphrey's cases. Sound,
refreshing sleep is of the utmost conse
quence to the health of tho body, and
no substitute can be found for it as a
restorer of vital energy. Sleeplessness
is, however, oft n a source of great
rouble to elduV ly "people, and one
which Is not easily relieved. Warcotio
remedies are generally mischievous;
their first effects may be pleasant, but
the habit of depending upon them
rapidly grows until they become indis
pensable. When this stage has been
reached, the sufferer is in a far worse
plight than before. In all cases the
endeavor should be made to discover
whether the sleeplessness be due to
any romovable cause, such a indi
gestion, cold, want of exercise, and the
like. In regard to sleeping in the day
time, there is something to be said both
for and against that practice. A nap
of "forty winks" in the afternoon en
ables many aged people to get through
the rest of the day in comfort, whereas
they feel tired and weak when deprived
of this refreshment If they rest well
at night there can be no objection to
the afternoon nap, but if sleeplessness
be complained of, the latter should be
discontinued for a time. Most old
people find that a reclining posture,
with the feet and legs raised, is better
than the horizontal position for the
afternoon nap. Digestion proceeds
with more ease than when the body is
recumbent Dr. Robson Roose, in ForV
nightly Review.
Rare Courage and Freneiice of Mind of sv
French Girl.
Some years ago four men. who were
employed in cleaning a common sewer
at a place called Noyon, in France,
upon opening a (Train were so affected
by the fetid vapors that they were un
able to ascend. The lateness of the
hour (it wai eleven o'clock at night)
rendered it impossible to procure as
sistance, and the delay must have
proved fatal had not a young girl, a
servant in the family, with courage and
humanity that would have done honor
to the most elevated station, at the haz
ard of her own life, attempted their de
liverance. This generous girl, who was only
seventeen years of age, was at her own
request let down several times to the
poor men by a rope. She was so for
tunate as to save two of them pretty
easily, but in tying the third to the
cord which was let down to her for the
purpose, she found her breath failing,
and was in great danger of suffocation.
In this dreadful situation she had the
presence of min i to tie herself by the .
hair to the rope and was thus drawn up,
almost expiring, with the poor man in
whose behalf she had so humanely ex
erted herself. 4
The instant she recovered she Insisted
upon being let down again, but her ex
ertions this time failud of suocesa. for
the third unfortunate man was drawn
ii n nmiil I hA rviprinrntinn lT tha Isiu-
of Noyon, as a small token of their
approbation, presented the , heroine
with six hundred livres and conferred
on her the civic crown, wilh a mcuvJ.
engraved with the arms of the town,
her name and a narrative of the action.
Tin DuKe of Orleans also sent her five
hundred livres and settled two hundred
yearly on her for life. Philadelphia
Statlnie3"6f sleep may not prove
any thing of importance, but they are
Interesting. According to statistic
prepared in Russia, the need of sleep
is greater in women than in men, the
duration of sleep being longer and thq
percentage of tired morning and even
ing and of not tired being 3 to 2 and 2
to 3 respectively as compared to the
men. Students sleep longer and are
less tired than other men. The time
needod to fall asleep is about the same
in all three classes 20.8 minutes for
the men, 17.1 minutes for students and
21.2 minutes for women. In each case;
however, it takes longer for those who
are frequent dreamers and light Bloop
ers to fall asleep than persons of oppo
site characteristics.
A dainty little pudding is made of
any stale spongo-cate, say about half a
pound. Cut in slices and soak it in a
little scalding milk; then beat up light
ly, mixing in the juice and finely-grated
rind of half a lemon or a teaspoonful of
orange marmalade, a small piece of
butter and an egg, welt beaten; two
ouncos of sugar, if the lenjon is used;
bake half an hour in a quick oven.
Roughly-chopped prserved ginger or
pineapple can be mod instead of the
other fruit adding some of the sirup
instead of suxrar.
Too Much of This Nonsense,
Sink (of the firm of Sink & Swim)
Well Mr. Gilhooly, we don't need a
man just now; but it you will work for
the salary we have spoken about I will
hire you on one condition.
Gilhooly I accept Name it
Sink That you wlllinot have v
dally papers announce that yo"
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