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Lebanon, Oregon, Friday, octobeu'h, i889.
LEHANOV I,OIHIK. NO, U, A. V . A M l W,
at tli.tr iww hall In MwkhiIo Hli.ok, on Saturday
re.tal.Mi or MM. lb. I"U 7;"H8(m w,M.
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unlay ilii of li wwk, at Oilil Krlliiw Hull,
Mala rt; vlaltlng br.tliri.il '.'n '
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Ing. Ill III. month. t. M. Itl.SUOK. H. W.
k. is. (;nrni ii.
Walton Hklnworth, inwtor Hr-rvlee, cch Bun
day at It . m. mid 7 r. m. Sunday Buliool lit 10
A. M. uaeu Sunday.
rilKHHVTKItUN CIIDIUiK. t
O W, Glunny, pHtor Stirvlcm each Sunday
at 11 A. u. Hiitiday School 10 . M. Burvlce,
each Butiday nlitlit.
LTMHKIILtMl rHKNIIYTKIlM a i;ilim M.
J. It. KtrkiiMtrlck. vtor--i'rvlw the 2nd
nd 4th Hiinday. hi 11 a. m. and 7 P. m. Holiday
Hrhmil I'Hi'h nmtav Ht III A. w.
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Offloe over Flnt National Batik.
AMItW .... KEUOSi
DR. J. M. TAYLOR,
i 3E rv 'X? I S T i
Will tw In I1anon the first week of every
month, second weeh In 8c In: third in
Stayton, and the fourth week In JefTriraon
to perform all oiwratloiiH appertaining to
Dentistry in a skillful maimer.
L. H. MONTANYE,
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Will practice In all Court of the State
W. R. DILYEU.
Attorney at Law,
t. K X. LAl'KM'llll.
OKU, w. waiuar
BLACKBURN & WRICHT,
Attorneys at Law.
Will practli In all the Court, of the Htat.
Prompt ttumtion givon to all uuaiuea, en
trusted to our ure.
Oflloe Odd Fellow's Temple, Albany. Or.
O. P. COSHOW & SONS,
Collection, made, conveyancing and nil No
tarial work done ou short uuliue.
Graduate of tbe Royal Collese, of
London, England aleo of the Bellevue
nmz uoctok has bimcnt a lifktimk
A of atuily and practice, and make, a epuu
laity of uhrmiio dlHiiMaoa. remove, canoeia,
orofiiloua eiilarKtwiunla, .tiimura and wuna
without pain ur tlio knife. Ho alno nrnki-H a
apecidly of tieatiiimit Willi tluulrtnity. Ha.
Jtraotioxd hi the German. French and fciiKliali
loapiUtla. Calla promptly atUimlrd day or
liiifht. Hi, mono la. "koihI Will to All."
Ollliic and renidoiu'e, furry atroot, butwoun
Third and Kuui lh. Alumi)', Uiugou.
J. U COWAN,
J. M. KALBTON.
BANK OF LEBANON,
Transacts a General BauiinE Business
ACCOl'NTM HKHT WIHJECT TO
ExoIihiiko mild on New York. Sun Kranulaco,
l'ortlund and Alliany, OrttKim.
C'olluutiuiia iiimlo ou fuvoruble terms.
SCIO LAND CO.
Buy and Sou Land,
Any Information In rejtard to the cheap
er Land In the garden of Oregon furnished
POISON IN CLOTHING.
Dye, Which Can, Kkln inner, Danger
ou. Yellow Hhnff.
The Berlin Medicul Society at a re
cent nioetiti(j discuHHod at length the
effi'Cts upon the skin of tires used to
color woarin; apparel. l)r. Weyl, n
foneral practitioner of high repute,
told about his examination of a dress
wulnt which had caunod an obstinate
and painful skin dmoaHe to the woman
wearing it. He found the red cotton
goods with which the collar and cuffs
were lined saturated with a poisonous
red dye, which came off whenever
brought in contact with perspiring
Another woman of Dr. Weyl's ac
quaintance poisoned her skin by wear
ing blue stockings which she herself
knit. The first day she wore the
stockings her feet began to swell, the
second day the inflammation extended
to the'calf, and the third day to the
knee. When Dr. Weyl was called the
woman was in bed with large swell
lnci and eruptions on both legs. She
recovered after being treated for two
Dr. Weyl said that much of the Tel
ret which, for instance, is often worn
around the nek by young women.
causes irritation of the skin and
roughness of the whole face. One
piece, which he procured directly
from a dyer and manufacturer, pro
duced eruptions after it , had been
worn but a few hours. Every bit of
cotton or woolen underclothing, ac
cording to Dr. Weyl, should be thor
oughly boiled, soaped and rubbed be
fore it is put on for the first time.
Colored silk underwear is not so dan
gerous as other colored underwear,
because the fiber of silk holds the dye
much more firmly than the fibers of
other goods. '
Dr. Weyl also describes the case of
a young man in Munich who had been
poisoned by the yellow dyeing matter
used in coloring russet shoes. After
wearing these shoos for one week the
young man s feet were covered with
small yellow blisters, which, in the
middle of the second week, began to
spread to his ankles. Ilia doctor had
him give up the shoes, and cured tbe
eruptions in ten days. The yellow
leather was subsequently examined
at tbe Munich Hygienic Institute, and
was found to be saturated with a dan
gerous yellow dye. Dr. Weyl's advice
to his colleagues was: "Don't wear
russet shoes." N. Y Sun.
FIFTY YEARS AGO.
Ureal Stride, Made eilooe That Time la
In fifty years f.ie household has
come out of darkness into light
There were no machine-made pint
with firm heads a half-century ago.
There were no envelopes, do postage
stamp, no blotting paper and no steel
fens fit to una The housekeeper had
no canned fruits, meats and vege
tables. &he could get no condensed
milk, no cocoa and but little choco
late. Fire was kindled with the tinder
box, and candles and pipes were usu
ally lighted with live coals from the
fire-place. Tomatoes were not eaten,
and neither ice nor refrigerator were
know ti in domestic life.
No photopraph of any kind had ever
boon taken; garden hose and water
proof garments were unknown, and
overshoes were but just thought of
fifty years ago. Cooling soda water
and ice cream were not at hanJ, sew
ing wns done by hand and household
linen was spun and woven at home.
There was no pas nor electric light nor
kerosene.' Whale oil and tallow
candles were- the sole reliance for
light'. Coal was hardly known and
wood was every body's fuel.
Table forks were made of steel, and
had but two prongs. Every body put
food into his mouth with his knife.
and the bandanna was the predecessor
of the napkin. No one had thought
of an individual butter plate, and
stoves were a rarity. The news of
the day was a long time in boing dis
seminated among the people, for the
newspapers were scarce and unenter
prising, and published hardly any but
political news, and this had to come
by slow stage coach, for the telegraph
and the railroad had hardly come into
The good old timos" sounds a
great deal better in sentiment than in
reality. They were never so good
that any one would now want to ex
change the present for them; and a
good as the present is, there is a fu
ture upon wbich we are rushing that
offers to the imagination all the splen
dors of the fancy. Good Housekeeping.
LOOK AFTER THE WELL.
It Hhoold Be Cleaned at Leant Once a Tear,
Enpeclally In the Fall.
Undoubtedly the well on the farm is
a source from which come many dis
eases. Some wells are never cleaned,
When dug, they are carefully boarded
over, the pumps made tight and snug,
with the ground sloping away on all
sides so an to allow the surface water
to flow from the epening. There is
no well water that is pure. Some
thing depends on the character. If
sandy, and the water will disappear
quickly from the surface after a rain,
the well will drain the soil for a long
distance around it, and the conse
quence will be that a large portion of
the filth of the soil will find its way
into the well, although the water may
vppear sparkling and bright It is
contended that the soil removes all
the impurities from the water; but
this depends upon whether the soil.
by long continued absorption, be not
already so thoroughly saturated with
Impurities as to refuse to take up
more. That the soil does not remove
all the impurities even from new
ground where a well has been recently
dug. has been demonstrated by satu
rating the surface earth at a distance
from the well with kerosene oiL
which gradually found its way to
the well (having been washed
down by the rains), and
Imparted its odor to the water. If the
soil be of heavy clay the danger will
be lessened; but on all porous soil the
liability of pollution of the water is
great. No manure heaps, privies,
sinks or other receptacle for filth or
refuse of any kind should be within
one hundred and fifty feet of the well;
the further off the better. No matter
bow tight the well may be. the toad
will sometimes contrive to get in.
Many wells contain toads that die and
are swallowed up in the drinking
water unknowingly, under the suppo
sition that the well is tight and "toad
proof." Wells should be cleansed at
least once a year, and especially in
the fall. For a distance of ten feet
around the well the surface should be
cemented, and the pump itself should
be cleaned occasionally. Toads, flies,
bugs, worms and even gnats will get
in the water, while even a few drops
of a solution from a filthy drain or
sink, finding its way into the well
carry bacteria enough rapidly to mul
tiply and contaminate all of the water.
Roots of trees and vines also serve as
drains into the wells, as they loosen
the soil, and for that reason they
never should be planted near the
source of drinking water. Christian
ELEGANCE AND COMFORT.
They Are Found iu rap. Intended For
Karly Autumn Wear.
Cloth capes for light summer wraps
are given a new effect by French mod
istes making the upper cape almost a
ruflle in its fulness, und sewing it on
sjlow the collar, beginning on a point
low on the bust, carrying it up over
the tips of the shoulders and across
the back. It is about eight inches
deep in the back, and very full there
and on the shoulder tips, giving an ef
fect of greater breadth to the wearer;
it then becomes more scant, and slopes
almost to a point where it meets on
the chest The lower edges of this
frill and of the cape proper are pinked.
Bright red cloth capes are made in
this way for soa-side, mountain and
country use generally, while beige and
tan-colored cloths are for more drefsy
capes for driving, visiting, and later
in the season for city streets. White
cloth and even white velvet capes.
with gold or silver braiding, are made
for evening wraps. French models
have side pieces inserted in those
capes to make them very high on the
shoulders, pufling them up like mutton-leg
sloeves, then adding a rolled
wired collar that is very becoming.
A bright rod cloth shoulder cape has
its high wired collar covered with
black lace set on flat, and below the
collar the laee takes a yoke shape; the
sides of ttiis capo are held in place by
straps inside that puss under the arms.
Black velvet braided with gold is used
for the high rolling collar of other red
Worth has improved the Irish peas
ant cloaks used as driving cloaks by
malting them loss voluminous, dis
pensing with the mass of shirring on
the shoulders, putting there instead a
yoke of silk covered with lace, and
adding a double cape or singe frill of
pinked cloth like that just described.
Thus a very drossy cloak is made of
beige or Suode-oolored ladies' cloth,
with pinked cape, and a rolling collar
and pointed yoke of j-epped silk en
tirely covered witn irisn guipure lace,
Such cloaks ate long enough to cover
the wearor from head to foot, and are.
a perfect protection from dust A
friar's gown like the monks' cloaks al
ready noted, to be worn as a traveling
cloak, Is of dark blue serge with ecru
silk lining, and monks' heads carved
in ebony posed in front instead of but
ton Harper's Bazar.
How to Clean Black Silks,
The most satisfactory way to cleanse
an old black silk, or any dark silk, is
to take a dark glove that is worn out,
but not too much soiled, and toil it
down in water from a quart to a pint,
or till the glove is shrunken to a small
piece and becomes a mere pulp. Add
a teaspoon ful of ammonal and sponge
the silk on the wrong side with this
liquid and rinse it off with clear
water. Take out grease spots before
beginning with gasoline. Wipe the
silk as dry as possible, then hang it ap
to continue dryinr, then press it as
dry as possible with a thin'cloth laid
ever it N. Y. Trihnn
Spain furnishes nearly a third of
the world's production of lead. The
deposits are extremely numerous, and
the ore is of exceptional purity.
A curious use is found for molasses
by iron founders. They mix it with
sharp sand or gravel to -make the
cores for certain kinds of work.
Electrical coal mining machines
are being introduced into English
mines which can do as much work as
four men. Electricity is also used to
haul coal out of mines.
A thermographic printing press,
capable of turning off 4.000 impres
sions an hour from hot type on wood,
is a new French production. It is said
to yield results equal to lithograph.
The practical results of the appli
cation of electricity to tempering steel
are said to be very satisfactory, both
in regard to the cost and also uniform
ity of the product as well as its ap
plication to tempering lower grades oi
steel into good spring steel.
The Electrician reports a rumor
from Berlin to tbe effect that a meant
has been discovered of using electricity
for ascertaining tbe true north, instead
of the magnetic needle; that In short
the new means will be superior to the
compass, and is likely to supercede it
There are 5,747 central stations,
with isolated electric light plants in
the United States, showing an increase
of 2,067 plants in a year. There arc
also 2,504,490 incandescent lamps ir
use, or 754,990 more than twelve
Experiments again made in Lon
don with carbo-dynamite, one of th
latest explosives, would seem to show
that it possesses some important ad
vantages over ordinary dynamite,
among others that of considerably
greater power, and the generation ol
much less noxious vapor when ex
ploded in confined places. It is com
posed of nitro-glycerine absorbed by
ten parts of a variety of carbon and is
claimed to be entirely unaffected by
It is well known that oil or fat It
an important ingredient in the food oi
the Esquimaux to support the animal
.heat. It is not so widely known that
oil is quite as essential, though for a
different purpose, for the native races
of the tropics. Among other possible
functions it supplies an oily secretion
in the perspiration necessary for the
protection of the external horny layer
of the skin when exposed to strong
sunlight and heat
The new sugar produced from coal,
called saccharine, has been condemned
by Paris doctors, because it seriously
Impairs digestion. They recommend
that its use as an article of diet be for
bidden by law, and an ordinance t
that effect is said to have been enacted.
The good old cane sugar seems likelj
to retain its place for a while yet, iir
spite of new inventions and artificially
it Is well-known that in observing
transits, and other delicate astronom
ical operations, the operator stretchc
a spider web across the inner surface
of the glasses because no thread c;in
be manufactured fine enough. Bu
even the web of the common spider ii
too coarse, and as it is really a rope ol
eight strands, it has to bo untwisted
a very difficult and delicate operation
and only ono strand is used. But a
variety of spider has been found in
Melbourne, Australia, whoso thread
has only three strands, and the precious
creatures are considered a great treas
ure. They are brought up very care
fully, fed and taken care of. and not
allowed to come in contact with their
pleblan cousins. . . '
ALL TAKE A REST.
Some Sensible and Nome Aonaenatcal
There are a good many things that
can take a rest, now that election, Is
over. First and foremost are the
candidates; then the campaign orator,
who has been shouting and gesticulat
ing from platform, stump and barrel
heads for lo these many weeks. His
throat is raw and inflamed, his eyes
weak and watery from the smoke of
campaign torches, and he is carrying
his voice in a sling.
The campaign song singer is simi
larly worn out and needs a long rest
He has sung in every kind of key, not
excepting whis-key, and sounded all
the notes of musical electioneering.
He and the campaign song writer can
go off and recuperate together.
The campaign editor can rest, too,
from the exhaustive task of exposing
and thwarting the tricks of the enemy,
and inventing and flooding the market
with roorbacks of his own. If it be
his candidate that is defeated he will
write an editorial showing how it was
done, and then throw down his pen in
disgust and go off and soak his head.
The man who plays in the band is
resting, too; and the torch bearer of
the procession, and the fellow who
hurrahs, and the army with banners,
and the horses of the parade, and the
boys who follow processions and yell
for all candidates with cheerful im
partiality. Then the people who do not march
in processions, who do not attend po
litical gatherings and who take no spe
cial part in a campaign, are glad of a
rest too. They tired of the whole
thing long ago. They could find noth
ing in the papers but politics, politics,
and their ears were stunned by the
clash of music in the streets, the crash
of processions and, the general wild
hullabaloo. To them the rest is doub
And come to think of it we will take
a rest ourselves. Texas Si flings.
WHITE HOUSE PETS
Creature, Dear to the Heart, of Id!ee
of the Executive Man. Ion,
Nellie Arthur had a spotted Indian
pony for the apple of her eye.
Mrs. Pierce was very fond of the
black nag that her husband rode.
Mrs. Monroe brought the first white
rabbit to the National premises.
Harriet Lane had a large stag-
hound that was presented to her in
"Dolly" Madison's particular pet
was a fine saddle nag. At Montpelier
she bad a pet sheep.
Mrs. Adams had a great goldfish and
one of a bluish tint sent her by a New
England sea captain.
Mrs. Ha'es had a magnificent im
ported Japanese cat that was presented
to her by a naval officer.
Martha V ashington's chief pet was a
beautiful green parrot Mrs. Wash
ington was also very fond of a fallow
Mrs. Grant had a "strawberry roan"
cow that was a superb milker and sup
plied her table with milk and cream.
Mrs. Bliss, President Taylor's
daughter, who presided over the White
House until her father's death, had a
splendid white owl. t
Miss Cleveland's pet while at the
White House was a beautiful rose
which she found in the conservatory
and which now bears her name. 1
An eagle occupied a cago at the
mansion for a part of President FI1
moro's term, a gift from a political
admirer, and the noble bird was often
fed by Mrs. Fllmore.
Mrs. Jackson never presided at the
White House, but a largo black and
white coon that had been caught when
young and trained by one of her faith
ful slaves had the run of the household.
N. Y. Ocaphic
A ' Natural Inference.
Talking about dogs of keen scent,
I have one that will compare favorably
with any of them.
" llemarkable dog, ehP"
" 1 should say so. The other day he
broke his chain, and though I had been
away for hours he tracked ma and
found mo merely by scent What do
you think of thatP"
" I think you ought to take a bath."
There is, probably," says the
Chicago Mail, "no more hopelessly
homely man in Chicago than Prof.
David Swing. He is so homoly that he
positively attractive. He is a teach
er greatly beloved by his congroga-.
tion, and a man whose ability com
mands respect even from those who
differ I ""-Ma ideals oi thaolo, .