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About The Lebanon express. (Lebanon, Linn County, Or.) 1887-1898 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 6, 1889)
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ed to baf a:ap.'v Wneb-v
it waswi;.;; an exclain-itii
and bA danced around so hvol v thai .u
Colos.el tasked him II iie'd bcea stung
was tli 6 vigorous
reply. '' . '.;
1o yon always wake up that way?"'
"2o, eali, but I dun figgered It out
and I want to be kicked."
What ! H4
- "Last April," said the man, as he
turned to us, "I was a-drivin' my ole
mewl and cartalon? that rond down
thar', and when we come to the railroad
taut mewl quit oa me. H list stood
right thar and wouldn't pcli a pound."
"1 heard the train coming and I
pulied and pushed and whipped, but it
was no use. He stayed right thar' and
let the ii.jine hist him half a mile
'Well what have you figured out?"
"Why. sab. 1 orter onhitched that
mewl and uriv' him off the truckand
then backed the car oft I her fdft all
along ihnt I skipped a cog someVhar',
but I couldn't tell whar. I soo t now.
I kinder fell into a doze as I sty thar',
acd it cum to me like a fiaah. Thar I
stood with mouth wide open' and my
leg'.? a-shakiD'.and saw af 75 ewl flung
sky-high, y-eum down among; the
splintetVof a ?-0 cart, waen I might
n-savcyfboth as easy as pud. Gentle
men, Mease excuse me, Tm a-goimr
ar01Jud ' the co't-hote to find aa
on:ry v g2?r and givefiim that mewl s
) ''aro7 to kick nio ul'vor South Caro-
f SADDE3 'MAN DEATH,
il-vrift V-ier Boy Threatened
Will th ''" of H" Inertia.
. . . . . . . .
,ji -r r riii.i t-turnoon a district telo-
,J1. Tii'-r ''4W ho was speeding
ti.e -."- a iciogram valued
was nin over
by a blind man
btanurust lis a crip.
g a wooden leg:. Ho had
eg off to rest it while he sat
'vie and bogged, and some
inr buys hud luken the leg
t lanu'a.-it misled it was
tr-r ti,u sidewalk ftsoiiug for
jtvisfk i.t'y nisved directly in
cng-.-r boy's wake. Several
'':r.t ho would run the
ted lo tii.j latter that
ii!i"!e a deapor-
.-,.iWr " ' -lljA . at...
apVNo poor and mean a light as
when (hey are quarreling. A family
quarrel is among the most sorrowful
and vulgar of all displays of human
Among people livin? in the snm
house, sitting three times a day at the
same table, being together in the even
ing, working together in the daytime,
all possessing a nervous system and a
senaer sou-love, It must needs be that
offense come. Irritating - words
will be unintentionally spoken; ex
pected attentions wiil be omitted; the
material of a quarrel will frequently
bo, created. Two things should be
borne in mind bv everv inmate nnA la
that it taices two persons, at least, to
maae a quarrel; the other, that th
quarrel usually dates from tho
- ar "v BWKWUUt
Tom What did you take my bat for?
Charles I didn't take VOtir hnL and
- - r - - - wu u
you Know it.
Tom You are a liar!
In this cue Charles mad a iha mmn.
rel because he met the merely irritRt-
ing first word with a grossly insulting
Second. Put down the brakes hnrd nn.
On the second word. Youth's Com.
r on the
,,v,,....---.. , .. ... om have
b;en known where the arm and shoul
der have swollen frichtfiillv nnil
lung been so affected that breathing
Decame dillleult. In twenty-four hours
after this experience the sailor is well
It is on record that a sailor who had
heard of the poisonous nature of the
Portugues miin-ofrwar, and who, re
fusing to believe the story, proceeded
to cook nnd cat one, died tn a low
hours in grat agony. . '
Fish sharps affirm that the jelly
Eah. by means of the long, potgous
tenorus beneath it paralyzes fish that
come in its war, and thus render them
a helpless prey, fishes have been
faund in its stomach half digested.
It will not endure loner confinement.
After great storms in the tronios Por
tuguese men-of-war are often found
stranuea on the bench. Sailors de
clare that the appearance of Portu
guese men-of-war so far north fore-
Doues something perfectly awM. hut
what it is thoy don't divulge. N. Y.
(,.'!i,iCii a 'iiirmle,
,." - y injunsd bj
i n, -
nl 's ir t.
1e aii'l f-r a fi!w feet
P'ict. ..", b-it before he
iliwl t' l.. "ii out with
') l.n coiiid bn
,i ;;(! v;ry
Iha Fotur Life.
I feel in myself the future life. I am
like a forest which has been more than
once cut down. The new shoots art
owuiiger anu livelier than ever, I am
rising. I know, toward the sky. The
sunshine is over my head. The earth
gives me its generous sap, but heaven
UP me Willi the reflection of miknnum
You ear the soul is notliW hut the ro.
sultantof bodily powers; why, then, is
ue more luminous when my
bodily powers begin to fail? Winter is
on toy head and eternal spring is in my
heart. Then I breathe at this hour the
iragraiice of the lilies, the violet and
the roses as at 20 years. The nearer I
approach the end the nkitwr I ,
around me the Immortal symphonies of
urn wunus wnicn unite me. It is mar
velous, vetsimnle. it aa a tairv to 1 c r A
it is history.
For half a century I have an an-it
my thoughts in
philosophy, drama, romance, tradition,
satire. ole, song I have tried all. But
I feel that 1 have not said the thousandth
part of what is in ma. V,
to the grave I can sav. like m..
others, "I have finished my day's work;"
but I cannot k-iv. "I hava l'j.o,i
life." My li.iy's work will hcin again
the next luoiTiing. Tiio tiiiiii in not
Miul ali.-y; it is a t!iorf)u;,'!i!;ii-e. It
a. ilitit to open itii the
A HINDOO GIRL'S DAY
Tho Schunl CompoaHion of Mf tla Wor-
The folio winor document tn Via an
translated by the London Queen into
English from the vernacular Indian
dialect in which it was written by a
young girl of about sixteen. At the
examination of & girls' school In the
leccan by the local committee of m.-m
agers the pupils were requested to
write ttio story or their dally life and
avocations, xne exercises which they
produced were very similar in many
points, but this w one of the bet:
"After getting leave from school on
4 -m a-
esaturaay 1 went home and put away
my eiate ana books. I next took of!
my school dress, and after having put
on other clothes, I attended to house-
holi work. When evening numn T IK
the light in the house, and taking my
bersds I went to worship our cod JW-
onath. Having prostrated mvBlf hn.
fore our great Lord .Tuconath. I wnni
into the houso, and taking my book
at down to read. When the nifht
was somewhat advanced I nut
my book. Then havinsr taken mt food
ana wastied my face and hands, I
spread my bod on the ground and sat
down. Then I gve praise to the great
Father and suprome Lord, and wont to
sleop. in tho early morning I got up,
nnd. baring performed my household
(inn.'.,, i t oif niy hook and sfitdowntfi
r.id. When tho sun whs well im J
anoint' d iu
Ciced. It is
l know lodge
. movement of
,t deal of confl
, Train dlspatoh-
who have m-rved
' trators and have
jal experience, a
.i different depart
.f.road,; Among the
of knowledge a ' dis
possess are the follow-
f ; ' '
fiwall the grades, curves,
Jo-traoks and location of
2 olliisos oa his division:
lb hauling capacity of all
J running on his division.
putation of all engineers and
r for "making time." His
t onsist of issuing tolcgraphlo
,.o trains to moot each other or
one train the right of track
another. Ail railroads have
idule, on which all train have a
' time to make a trip over
division. The schedule also
the time each train is
, to pass all stations. Trains
classified (varyinc on different
j ads) as follows: First class, tmssnn.
ir trains; second class, rogular
(reight trains; third lass, "wild" or
f "eitra" trains. The trains take nrn.
cedence over each other in the orden
named. Alio north or east-bound
trains have the "right of way" against
trains moving south or west, provided,
however, that first-class trains moving
south or west having the right to ue
me iraeK against second or third-class
trains moving In the opposite direc
tion. First and second-cias trains
are shown on the time card, while
third-class or irregular trains can not
leave a terminal station without first
obtaining an order from a dispatcher
on duty. Train dispatchers work eight
hours per day each. The first trick
man reports at eight a. m., second
iricK at lour p. m. and third trick at
twelve midnight. The chief d
er's hours vary, he being required to
oo present wnenever his presence niav
As each train arrives nnd leaves a
station the operator reports it bv usinrr
the signal os os os, which attract the
dispatcher's attention and ho carries
the time on a sheet called a train
Bhcet Thus ho is enabled to keep
track of his trains, knowinc lustwh.trn
they are. If trains could only be on
scnouuie time his work would be light,
but as it Is thoy are generally late,
especially froight trains. When a trnf n
having the "right of way" becomes late
and another train having arrived
at the designated meeting point on
timo, the dispatcher changes the
meeting point by issuing an order to
both trains to that effoot. Those or
ders are dolivored to the conductors
and engineers and they, after reading
them, sign them, to siznifv their un
derstanding. The operator then sends
the signatures by wire to the dis
patcher who. after indorsing them on
the order book. "O. K." the order,
giving the signal that it is correct.
There are other forms of ordors is
sued, such a givinir a train a pi ran
time to make a station against a train
of a superior class or having tho right
of way against them; elvln? a second.
cws train an order to run abend of a
uintrcloss train; giving a train orders
to carry signals for a "second sec
tion ot the tram receiving the order.
It requires the greatest watchful
ness and care on the part of the Ala.
patoher to keep the trains moving and
irom irymff to "pass on a ainn-ln
track.'? The duties are verv hard mil
a constant strain is kept upon the
mina, out by faithful devotion to dntv
they in time are promoted to be train
masters, superintendents and so on up
tho luddor. Omaha World-Horuld.
LOVERS WILL GO VISITINV
Tbsm, Est, rnu' dropped tits dloh oloQi
Oh. wiuu a naughty Rtrit
Brlnplnn meeomimnj Uxlnr.
AnJ tiling lo suob a whirl,
I'll htiv to put Ui chiii-iiU' off -
A in) Mir a cake for too,
I Bur knw that ulifu to full
I wotiditr who 'twill bal"'
"i)rhM, Aunt Jana, tlin Farrtnirtom"
HfMk KaUa. "or Urn Oroya"
"tiiiuli fidka don't (to a vls'tliT, clilld,
Tlimw nijay iiimintr ilttya,
Wliimviir haanl tlihi tlmu or year,
Of taking Uam rtjjla out
Of Imylu . ami or hurvcattu'.
To (tulllvani about!"
Tlii'n Amtt Jana wml to boMlug gm
Wlillu Kola, with eyes or browu,
Itohed down IIih moil ton Id it b Jack,
Cmulng that day fnim towof
TllPOld iTUMMkllfHlkflr IlltlTOIl,
lutiiUd (liMHiKh thr hull,
Anil Aililt Jnn mild "I tcjld you an,
That UiKbuliKti's brought a call v
I'll Juit iwxk throiiKb the parlor bllnda-
Wall Kat-ItV-kii msam
thin city oluip; I'm rM auoiih. ,
H'l nohmty for inn
WulU that's lln way; all Inrxra will
(Jo via'tio' when thoy phitwo,
But 1 du wlli thny'd aiay at noma
In hiirrylir thnni llkthmtr
-tluxau Toall Curry tn Uood llousolianpuui.
No one can help being In some meas
,ure a jfirtinun,. Our characters and daily
pursuits Inevitably influence our dw:i
ions, A group of farmers wer sitting
about In Uupt. Morse's store, diHoussing
tho events of the duy,
The mail had just come in. and, ju
Dipt. Morse was Ktmnster as well u
stonikocpor, there wus a great unfurling
of papers, and much cooitueut on the
"Well,. Morse, what do you think of all
this talk about a national CoworF' asked
"Iluin't seen It," replied the captain,
pricking, up bis cars.
"You don't sayt Why, they want '
evcrj lxsly to vote for a national flower,
and when they've sot on lL It's comiu"
into r.iHhioi) and never goin" out."
"Siu.r said Cupl. Morso. "Well, if
they want to know which way to vote,
I'm the man to tell 'em. If i do say it,
what I don't know on the subject aint
wuth knowinT ,
"You don't snyP
"Yrs. sir. !lo. Give me a first closi
Uaxall every time, for riz bn;ad and
everything but pastry and if you'll walk
into the buck of the store I'll show you a
brand that ain't to ! beat." YoutluV
A mind Inventor.
2Ir. IIcrreHhoff. tho blind president of
the IkrenhoiT Manufacturing company
of Ilristol. ll I., acenis as much out of
his clement in his present capacity as
either the blind sculptor, or the blind
postmaster general. Aside from Edison,
the fcowimiettt has recognized him ai
being one of the greatest inventors of
the tim.-s. Many of the torpedo boat
and steam launches now usod by tuis
and all the civilized governments on the
globe, are the inventions of this sight
less genius. Ilis Bteuiu launches hav
niaoe uie Highest srd with but few ex
ceptions. and bis torpedo boats are ranked
among tho most efficient In use. He
works on his niodulrtn tlie quiet of the
night shut up in the darkness of hit
room, but tliu is all the same to Here-suoff-tha
brightest midday would be
to him as black as tho darkest midnight
-John W. Wright in Kt Louis Ik-public.
Will Mm No Blom.
A Oermun. long resident in London,
who left home at 20 years of ago, there
by evading servico in tho army, has sent
to the English papers a communication
received from tho authorities In "the
Fatherland" in unswer to an application
iv ue iHirmiitca to come and visit his
father ere he died. "Come by all means,"
was in effect the austere rejoinder, "but
you will have to pay a fine of 0 10s.,
undergo six weeks drilling and spend six
months In a fortress." This was a little
too much for the correspondent's filial
instinct. "It would havo been a great
joy to me to have seen my father," he
ays, "but under these circumstances w
shall meet no more." London Letter.
Slio tloturnad the Ring.
The remains of Tom Whnlon, the fire
man who wus burned to dpnth m R,,n.
day night last, were disinterred this morn
ing and a plain gold ring placed upon
Tom was to have been married soon,
and when his body was taken from
under the wall the ring his sweetheart
had given him was removed and sent
back to her. In the final preparation
for interment the ring was not replaced,
and the young lady at once made ar
rangements to have it done at her own
expense. She had the body taken from
the grave and with her own hands placed
the engagement band on her dead lover's
:If with oil fu,d went
'Jlii.-n 1 came r.o:nj ond
"What a houseful of fhllim,n n
have, uncle." said a fmntlmrmr. tn
old , negro, whose cabin swarmed with
cnncireu of all ages and sizes. "Yes,
Bali, ys,' sah," replied their father,
proudly, "thirteen in all, ah; en not
one too ninny. Couldn't spur. one. All
boy ) but two. sah, on chuncos fo' do
W-one 0b'om to git into' Congress.
Y3V'.'H 'Wrrt many mon has do
Clifllico oil 1iint taA -a 'I. .I..., fi....
fivsiunT.-iio, Hull!" Youths' Co:iTl
A FUigt from tho 8un JUodeamad.
Charles B. Tullmnn, of Fortsmouth,
while out after menhaden with his crew,
Sighted a bottle afloat, and as it appear
ed to have something in it, be proposed to
pick it up and examine It. Bonie of the
crow ridiculed the idea, but he pushed
off for it and took it in. Upon examlno
tion it was found toconuiin a note stat
ing cnat ir the finder would forward it
to Providence t) an address that was
given, stilting whnii it was picked up.jho
should receive a nico watch chain, kr,
Tallnmn wus, ilctlo incredulous, .but
thought lie would try it, nnd bo the um
M'liiiw directed. . OnSuturdayevon
in: he was highly pl.-auod to n-wlve the
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