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LEBANON, OREGON, FRIDAY, NOVEMBERS J889.
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A, li. uacb HuihIh.v.
G W (Slhnnv, iisstnr Bervlees phcIi Sunday
at l'l a. M. Huinliiy school 1U a. m. Hervlces
eauh Hiimlny nlKlit.
CUMHKUI.ANI) I'RKHHYTKHIAH CHURCH.
J. 11. Klrkpntrlok, pastor--nervines Hie 2nd
mid 4t It Hnudavs hi II a. m. and 7 r. k. Hiinday
Hl'lllHll I'Hl'll WllllclllV Hi ll A- M
DR. C. H. DUCKETT.
Olllce over C. 0. llackelman'o store.
K. WEATHER FORD,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Olllcu over First National Hank.
DR. J. M. TAYLOR,
i is iv rr ist,
I.Kit AXOX, OKEUOX.
L. H. MONTANYE.
ATTORNEY AT LAW
A LB A XV, OKEliOSi.
Will practice In all Court of the State.
W. R. BILYEU.
Attorney at Law,
D. H, H. BLACK HURN.
UEO, W. WRIOI1T.
BLACKBURN & WRICHT.
Attorneys at Law.
Will practice In all the CourtH of the Htate.
Prompt attention given to all business eu
minted to our care.
Office Odd Fellow's Temple. Albany. Or.
O. P. COSHOW & SONS,
Collection made conveyancing and all No
tnrliil work done on Hliort nonce.
DR. W. O IVKGiUtS,
Graduate of the Royal College, of
London, EngleM. alno of the Bellevue
THE DOCTOR II AS 8PENT A LIFETIME
of study and practice, and makes a speo
laity of chronic diseases, roinovea cancers,
eorofiilous eiilarKcinimU). tumors and wens
without pain or tlm knife. He also makes a
specialty of Ueatment with electricity: Has
prsotiued In the Ueniiaii. French and English
hospitals. Calls p omptly attended day or
Die ht. Ills mono is. "good wl to AH.'
Omoaand residence. Kerry street, between
Third and Fourth, Albany, Oregon.
J, L. COWAN.
J. M. KAhSTON.
BANK OF LEBANON,
Transacts a General Banking Business
ACCOl NTS KKPT WUBj'KCT TO
Eiohange sold on New York. San Francisco,
Portland and Albany, Oiokoh.
Collections made on divorable term.
Buy and Soil Land,
Any Information In regard to the cheap
er Land In the garden of Oregon furnished
HELEN OF TROY.
Long years ago be bore me to a land be
yond the tea,
To a city fair and stately that renowned
mutt ever be,
Fbrougu all aged yet to follow, for the
light shod there by me.
I am Helen; where is Troy?
Fhey have told me that not a roof-tree nor
a wall Is standing now,
That o'ortbrown Is tho great altar where
ten thousand once did bow,
While ou high to Aphrodite rose the sol
emn hymn and vow.
1 am Helen; where is Troy?
1)0 they doom tlia thus the story of my
life will pass away?
Troy betrayed, and all who loved me slain
upon that fatal day, '
Bhall but make the memory of me ever-
more with men to stay.
Iam Helen; where Is Troy?
Fools! to dream that time can never make
tbe tie of Troy grow old.
Burrled now Is every hero, and the grant
green over the mold;
But of btT they fought and died for 'every
age shall yet be told.
1 am Helen; where Is Troy?
Florence I'eacook in London Bpuctator.
THE ALHAMBRA BY DAYLIGHT.
A TravcWir la IMimppolnted in the A p
lrerituu of the Old Moorish l'aince.
Hut I must coufeiei to a feeling of disap
pointment in tbe Alhumbra. 1 had reud so
much about it that my imagination was
duutitleks too highly atiuiulutud. The cham
ber and the hails and tbe courts seemed
small aud contracted, and (her was noth
ing about thuin to bo associated with any
occupants, or to .ugest tbut tue palace bad
ever been really a home. 1 could not real
use it as an abode of comfort aud luxury.
Lverytbing was the precise reveitj of what
we know ax suug and easy. 1 should as oon
thine of sleeping in a marble loinb as in
one of ibose oueuilMira. There were pretty
little niches iu which to put one's shoe oa
entering an apurtmen, but no place to de
posit oue's outer robes. When .uteika and
Fauma went to bed they must have sbed
(heir clotbiug on tbe boor, for there is not
a ciosot iu tue palace, and it would have
been a profauation to drive up a clothej-peg
iuto those elaborate walla The marble floors
wore hard and cold, and the richly orna
mented porcelain and piaster wort of tbe
walls aud ceilings sue mud as choeriess as
Doubtless the entire absence of my fur
nishing bad much to do with this. It was
different in tbe old days. With thick ricn
rugs on tho floor, and with hangings of silk
anu damask, gold drapery and luxurious
cushions, and lounei and divans, and
beautilul languid women, and silent-footed
attendants, aud dusky slaves, and the odor
of iuceuse, aud the soft glow-shaded lamp,
and tbe ru.tls of leaves, and tbe murmur
ing of running water, aud tbe splash of
fountains, aud tbe singing of birds, and tbe
low notes of voluptuous music all these
things are needed to put the breath of lite
iuto this beautiful body.
Furthermore 1 had always cherished a
vague sort of idea that the elaborate scroll
and line work of tbe walls and tbe rich sta
lactite pendants of he ceilings were done in
marble or in bronze or maybe tn gold and
precious stones It was, of course, a fool
ish notion, but still it is a disappointment
to tind that tbey are simple plaster and
wood. My visions of the Albainbra were
really derived, 1 fear, rather Irotn the
"Arabian Nights" than from any sober
readiugof reliable description. Cor. De
troit Free Frees.
Development of " Khiuoplastlc Art.
Among the prominent people in Europe
who are blessed with peculiar noses Is tbe
duke of Cumberland, eldest son of tbe late
Jung of Hanover. X'be duks was born ab
solutely without any nose at all, and tbe oue
wbicb is appended to his face at present is
principally composed of l.ssh taken from
tbe arm while tbe skin it furnisheJ by a
lapel out from the forehead between the
two eyes and drawn dowu over it It
doesn't loek particularly well, having tbe
appearance of. being broKen and oue-sided;
moreover, ogwiudy days it tremb.es and
.Perhaps, however, he may be induced to
visit tbe celebrated Berlin surgeon, Pro
fessor Konig, ou the subject Tbe lattor
has ben expounding some new develop
ments of the "Kbiuopluatic" art at a surgi
cal conference iu Berlin, and shows tbat
he bus a new method of repairing noses
however broken, smashed or twisted. His
noMM are superimposed upon a foundation
formed by a portion of the 4iasal boue and
resists the strongest winds. They have the
advuutago also of having the correct clas
sical turn, indeed, it is to be feared that
fashionable persons may think it worth
their while to break tbeir noses in order to
have tbein remodelled. Berllu Letter.
The Automatic Style of Barkeeper.
"I see another style creeping in gradually
however, a sort of barkeeper that i can not
better characterize than as thj automatic.
A few of the touiost places have got thoni,
and the fashion w sure to be followed. Vour
BUtotuatin barkoeper is not required to
know anything but how to wait on his pa
trons in the most absolutely perfect mun
ner, and to preserve the most impressive
countenance possible and the largest possi
ble umouiit of Hilonce in a given space of
time. He will bo the proper capir iu a few
months more. After that, as tuiugs go iu
cycles, I suppose tho old time jolly, bale
fellow well met sort ot barkeeper will have
his turn again if anyoody can in, etc a
way of having him and the contents of the
till, both.". .New Vork Sua
She Ex-President's Kldest Son.
Mr. Alan Arthur, the eldest son of the
x-presidont, is a startling contrast .to his
geuiai, e.i-t:e weil-muiiueiwu .atuer.
lie seems to be a good-natured young cbap,
but uobody would ever tuspjet toat be baa J
had such a model as his co.tsrtly father, for
young Arthur is round-shouldered, shamb
ling, open-mouthed, end awkwarX. His
features are rough, he has been so noisy
about town of late as to attract universal
attention, and be bears his six feat lour
Inches of height with su h an ambling and
jerky carriage that he ndbt be mistaken
for a farmer s lad come to town clad in an
axpensive but ill-fitting raiment and en
dowed with extraordinary astirauca Jiew
York Cor. Han Francisco Argonaut.
Row On Man Marie a Dead Failure of Hts
I have heard of two brothers, whoa
father died, leaving them five hundred
dollars apiece. "I will take this
money, and ivike myself a rich man,"
. said Henry, the younger brother. "I
will take this money and make myself
a good man," said George, the elder.
Henry, who knew little beyond the
multiplication table, abandoned all the
thought of going to school, and began
by peddling, in a small way, over the
country, lie was shrewd, and quick
to loarn whatever he gave his atten
tion to; and he gave all his attention
to making money. He succeeded. In
one year his five hundred dollars had
become a thousand. In five years it
had grown to be twenty thousand; and,
at the age of fifty he wai worth a
million. George remembered the
words of tho wise man: "With all
thy getting, get understanding." He
spent two-thirds of his money in going
to school, and acquiring a taste for
solid knowledge. He then spent the
remainder of his patrimony in pur
chasing a few acres of land In the
neighborhood of a thriving city. He
resolved on being a farmer.
After a lapse of thirty-five years the
two brothers met It was at George's
house. A bright, vigorous, alert man
was George, though upwards of fifty
five years old. Henry, though several
years younger, was Tery infirm. He
had kept in his counting-room long
after the doctors had warned him to
give up business, and now he found
himself stricken in health beyond re
pair. But that was not the worst
He was out of his element
when not making money. George
took him into the library and showed
him a line collection of books. Poor
Henry had never cultivated a taste for
reading. He looked upon the books
with no more interest than he would
have looked on so many bricks. George
took him into his garden, but Henry
began to cough, and said he was afraid
of the east wind. When George
pointed out to him a beautiful elm, he
only cried: "Pshaw!" George took
him intd bis green-house and talked
with enthusiasm of some flowers which
seemed to give the farmer great pleas
ure. Henry shrugged his shoulders
and yawned, ' saying: "Ah! I don't
care for these things." George asked
him if he was fond of paintings and
engravings. "No, no! Don't trouble
yourself," said Henry; "I can't tell
one daub from another. "Well, you
shall hear my daughter Edith play up
on the piano; she is no ordinary per
former, I asure you." "Now, don't,
brother don't, if you love me!" said
Henry, beseechingly; "I never could
endure music." "But what can I do
to amuse you? Will you take a rideP"
"I am afraid of a horse. But if you
will drive me carefully down to your
village bank, I will stop and have a
chat with the president" Poor Henry!
Money was uppermost in his mind.
To it he had sacrificed every other
good thing. When, a few days after
ward, he parted from his farmer
brother, he laid his hand on his shoul
der, and said: "George, you can just
support yourself comfortably on the
interest of your money, and I have got
enough to buy up the whole of your
town, bank and all, and yet your life
has been a success, and mine a dead
failure!" Sad, but true words. N. Y.
Origin of the Square.
Pliny says that Theodoras, a Greek
of Samoa, invented the square and
level, but the square figure is seen in
the represented designs of the tower
of Babel, one of the earliest important
known structures. The city of Baby
lon was a perfect square, and the
bricks ustid in its buildings and walls
were square; so, probably, were those
in Bubel. Now to form small squares
correctly and to introduce them in
endless combination into buildings, it
needed a guiding instrument of some
kind. So the square as a constructive
tool came into use. ' Among the ruins
of Babylon, Nineveh and Petra it is
said to have been represented. There
are pictures and sculptures from the
ruins of Thofces in Egypt showing the
sauarc in tje hands of the artisan.
LUNACY AND 'IRY.
A Washington fcdltor W
Which Malady Com
If we were vice-president of the
toothpick trust we couldn't feel bigger
than we felt last evening when a well
dressed opulent-looking man came in
and said he understood we had great
influence with capital, and that he
had a scheme which he would put in
against our capital, and which would
make every body connectud with it so
rich that Croesus would go to history
as a miserable pauper. With the air
of one who. standing with his back to
the treasury building, feels that he
has millions behind him, we asked
vhat the scheme was.
Well." said he, "I am the Messiah,
We felt thnt our attitude toward
him had not been sufficiently rever
ential, so we got right up and gave
our chair to him and stood where we
could reach his neck with one hars
and a paper weight with the other".
"I am the Messiah, and I can do
sny thing. I could blow upon you and
you would be gone. I can turn you
into gold by just looking at you. You
see that building across there?"
"F-f-f-ft!" said he. "There, now
jot. ?ee there is no building there."
"Your scheme, then, is one of house
moving?" "No, sir. Bah! there's no money in
"Going to start a cyclone factory,
"Naw. I can make a cyclone come
along and blow the world way,
'There wouldn't be any money in
that" we dared to suggest
"Not a cent"
"May be you intend to manufacture
time. Time, yoa know, is money."
"That's so," he said, joyously. "I
appoint you an apostle for thinking of
ttamt You're a smart man, and I
won't have any but smart men for my
"You write poetry, don't youf"
"How did you know that?"
"Oh, I see bo many poets. I ca
tell one by the way he introduces him
self." By this time he had a bundle of
manuscript out of his pocket and was
about to read it to us when we re
sorted to a strategic movement whics
necessity has forced us to learn and
which we do not propose to expos'.
This experience, which we hava re
ported as faithfully as memory per
mits us to, is by no means an extraor
dinary one. Within the few months
that postscripts has been a depart
ment of the Post we have been more
or less entertained by a pretty steady
drizzle of this class of persons into the
office and every one of them has ended
by pulling out a bundle of poetry. Now
what we should like to know is
whether these people go crazy because
they write poetry, or write poetry be
cause they go crazy. We are in no
special hurry for the answer. We are
willing to wait until the vexed ques
tion as to whether it is the codfish
that salt the ocean or the ocean that
salts the codfish is settled, but when
the public has nothing more important
on its mind, we should like to have
the matter considered. Washington
House-Flies Carrying Contagion.
Since the recognition that in many
diseases the infective principle is par
ticulate, the possible means of con
veyance of the virus from one to an
other individual have widened. At
tention has lately been recalled to the
part which may conceivably be played
In this direction by the agency of the
house-fly. The granular ophthalmia
of the shores of the Nile a true
plague of Egypt has been shown to
be propagated through this medium,
and, also, that the bacillus tuberculo
sis may exist in the intestines of flies
which have been feeding on phthisical
sputa. Indeed, it would appear that
there is hardly any direction, either in
our mode of living, eating or environ
ment, whereby we can avert the pos
sibility of the transference to our
selves of this ubiquitous bacillus, and
life would bocorae intolerable were it
not for the well-grounded belief that
phthisis is not dependent for its devel
opment upon this microbe solely but
upon the concurrence of many condi
tions of almost, if not quite, as much
Importance as its implantation in the
body. Apropos of flies, however, it
has been stated that the lamented
Father Damien attributed his leprosy
to the inoculation, through their
agency, of an abrasion in the scalp.
PITH AND POINT.
When you introduce a moral les
son let it bo brief.
Fortune does not change the char
acter, but it reveals it
It is not good that repels or evil
that attracts, but tho monotony of good
and tho variety in evil. Atchison
What a glorious world this would
be if people lived up to tho epitaphs
on their tombstones! Hutchinson
Most men's experience Is like the
tern lights of a ship which Illumine
only the track it has passed.
Tbe character of men placed la
lower stations of life are more useful,
as being imitable by great numbers.
Every man has his chain and hit
clog, only it is looser and tighter to
one man than to another. And he is
more at ease who takes it up than he
who drags it
Man doubles all the evils of his
fate by pondering over them; a scratch
becomes a wound, a slight an injury,
a jest an insult a small peril a great
danger, and a slight sickness often
ends in death by brooding apprehen
sions. In all that we do we have a right to
consider the effect it will have upon
our characters, or upon the upbuild
ing and development of our higher
natures. No man is required to do
vAat will belittle him. United Presbyterian.
A beggar was sitting in a New
York street, holding out a battered
hat The following placard was hung
about his neck: "Please, good people,
help a poor blind man who was once
rich, but who has been reduced from
affluence to poverty. You will never
regret it." Presently along came a
pleasant-faced man with a sharp,
Bhrewd eye. He looked at the poor
old beggar curiously for a moment,"
and then suddenly drew back his arm
as though to strike him a blow in the
face. The movement was only a feint
but it served the purpose. The beg
gar jumped backward about a yard
and started on a run up the avenue,
winding his way in anJ out among the
passing vehicles with wonderful skill
for a blind man. .
One Way to Propose. She
"What do you think? I actually went
to the post-office and couldn't remem
ber my own mime." Ho "You are
quite welcome tr tbe use of mine, if
your own is so difficult to keep la
According to Good Authority t Is th
Nastiest Villas: In th World.
There are no exceptions to the law
of evolution. The history or architect
ure in the East is an illustration.
Modern Jericho, which is two miles
sou then st of Elisha's fountain, Charles
Dudley Warner pronounces "the nasti
est village ia the world." He saw it,
and I have no reason to dissent from
his judgment The few miserable
huts swarm with Bedaween, and, I
suppose, with vermin. Tourists
familiar with the huts say that the
natives frequently get up In the night
and literally brush them from their
bodies into the fire. An old, dilapi
dated tower, a desperate necessity,
has been fixed upon as the house of
Zaccheus, tho publican. There are
few buildings in modern style about
Jericho a Russian convent built ol
stone, a three-storied structure on
which we were almost as much startled
to read the label: "The Jordan Ho
tel," as we would be to find a bush of
roses on the summit of Mount Matter
horn, and three modest villas built "by
Russians. The last are surrounded
by gardens protected against molesta
tion by fences of dead thorn bushes
piled eight or ten feet high and filled
with flowers and fruit trees flourishing
in tropical luxuriance. Here we saw
the banana, its fruit still green; orange,
lemon and fig trees, the grape and
oleanders in full bloom. These beau
tiful spots show beyond a perad
venture what the plain might become
under cultivation. At tho beginning
of our era the balsam of Jericho was
famous. The plain was presented by
Anthony to Cleopatra, who sold it to
Herod. Industry and enterprise would
turn this desolate and lonely regiou
into fertile lields. But as long as the
Bedaween are the only population it
will remain as it is, a mournful picture
of rich land $oing to waste. N. X
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