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About The Lebanon express. (Lebanon, Linn County, Or.) 1887-1898 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 13, 1891)
U. I. 1MPICI. faMlsher.
Electrie Power on the
CHINESE GIRLS FOR SALE.
Johnson, Who Wis Injured at Lake
Labish, Wins His Suit for
Boston capitalist are after the Tem-
escal ua mines.
The trial of the Davis Till cose at
Butte, Mont., baa bees fixed for April
The Alliance and Industrial organisa
tions o( Los Angeles are to lorm a Peo
Two men are in jail at Red Bluff,
charged with rubbing the Redding and
The capital stock of the Riverside
Basking Company baa been increased
Riverside thinks its orange srop this
MFMartn wilt till V Vll Mm TK (mi, ia
uatataally fine. - ,-v,v ...,.,
A San Francisco company is contem
plating the erection of an eleetrie-nght-ing
plant in Santa Barbara, -
The Anaconda (Mont.) nines and
amelter after being shot down for seven
months have resumed operations.
The objections of the savings banks at
Los Angeles to the tax assessments have
Been overruled by Judge Wade.
At Victoria, B. C, it has been found
that there are nine girls in Chinatown
waiting to be sold. One girl was sold
lam week tor
The reported brash with the Blood In
dians just across the Canadian border
was exagwrated. One Indian was killed
and one policeman wounded.
A portion of the walls of the new City
Hail at Port Townaend fell in during a
severe storm and crashed s neighboring
houee, seriously injuring two people.
Colonel William Hyde, for a quarter
of a eentnrv editor of the St. Louis he
pun'ir, has been engaged as editor of the
bait Lane Herald, a Democratic organ.
The Salton Lake is rapidly disappear
ing. One month more according to par
ties who have returned from there and
no sign of the so-called desert lake will
The Pacific Athletic Club of San Fran
cisco has telegraphed Jim Coroett, ask
ing him if he would meet JoeCboyneki,
who has returned from Australia, for a
parse of S,0U8. - - , . , -i
Thousands of bushels of peaches and
apples are being fed to the bogs along
tiie snake-river frnit beit in Oregon, and
an because the fruit raisers are not pre
pared to tax care of the crop as it comes
A Han J ewe jory in the suit of little
howard Pomerov against H. H. War-l-urwin
of Santa Clara to recover 25,000
for malpractice in treating a broken leg
in eurxi s manner that gangrene set in,
jicwitatu.r amputation, rendered a
verdict lor iai.UW) lor plaintiff.
rraas society at Los Angeles is much
wen-ised orer the elopement of Mrs.
Jennie Ilalmer with Oscar Overweh.
Mrs. lialmer shone as an amateur theat
rical star, being the soubrette of the dra
matic section of Turn Verein. Overweh
leave a wile and two young children.
- At San Diego incandescent electric
jiEiits are iowered'into the water at
is iiit, and a large net is placed below
u.em. The sh are attracted bv the
cure, and are plainly viable. When
su S.c.pntly full the nets are hauled up,
and the catches are said to he enormous.
The prwne of Captain Wood and his
confound in toe Yoeemite the past five
mourns hue clearly demonstrated that
tne 'If vaauniing fires in the moon tains
uerelolore nave been caused by careless
or reckless sheepherders. The fires this
tear l.aie not been productive of injury.
The nnmlier of Chinamen and amount
of (mmsa smuggled through the Kound
and i-e woods in Northern Washington
rriot be considerable. A few weeks ago
.' Celestials arrived in Victoria from
('ua.. and later they all disappeared,
liie mijtixwition is that fteybsve been
f:,; id no tills country.
A rrno i rancisco company baa prtr
vfiasMl s plaster of Paris mine nearKin
eon. which it is working with a force of
!' ' r sM-n. The deposit is said to be the
!wih?i m thetate.and tise company pro
lyl to fuilv develop it. The hanta Ana
wi.i be bridged at ooi-e and a track laid
.from tm nnue to the Hanta Fe.
'1 net have on exhibition at Victoria a
teredo about ten or twelve inches long
in a giisM jar fullof alcohol. It maraud
"Tne woiuge of Puget Sound." As
tbert are aiwit four quarts of alcohol to
, one ipmio, it is a little doubtful, says
. tv..,,;,,,.. r-.i. - ... .... D.v..i,
it if the noonol or the teredo that is re
ierred to.- - ' . j
i i f ne jinrts of the Colorado Desert
water i.ii op from springs, which are
sarromiiied by circular hillocks of car-
t:natfc oi June from four to eight inches
v is Wir!t, the material of which has
wa u i'r,:nd ham the flowing fluid,
-3ns latter le to highly charged with gas
,,'t n is diiiicuit to keep corks in bottles
--101 it. -1
Twenty-Five Thousand Children With
out School Room in the City
of New York.
Savannah has a oolored college.
Harvard has 425 academic freshmen
this year and Vale but SA.
The University of Michigan is encour
aging women professors and lecturers.
It is an interesting (art that of the 305
colleges in the United States 204 are co
educational. Cornell also has this year the largest
freshman class in her history, it num
bers more than WO.
Twenty-five thousand child ran without
school room. And we think ours a civ
ilised city rA'rv Fort H'orld.
Sixty-three students are now said to
be working their way through Yale Col
lege and paying all their expenses.
Four hundred young ladies were un
able to gain admission to Vassar College
this year, the institution being filled to
its utmost capacity.
Out of a population of 250,000,000 in
India lees than 11,000.000 can read and
write. The total number of scholars of
all sorts is hut IS per sent, of all the
A. A. Parker of Fitiwilliam. N. H.
claims to be the oldest living college
graduate in America. He graduated
own toe University of ermont in ISIS.
and is 100 years old.
The statistics of university attendance
in Germany show a gradual decrease.
During the recent summer term the to
tal was 28,826, while last winter it waa
28,711, and one year ago it waa 26.31'.
Miss Cora McDonald occupies the
1 -J l : .i . .
cum im nreuirr in we n yoming Biste
Cniversitv, havins been elected to that
place by the Regents of the universitr
at a salary oi i,owu, equal to that re-
. r . . . . , . ... -
owveo oy men tor 8110100: a mce.
The Trustees of the New Hamnahire
College of Agriculture and the Mechanic
Arts have accepted plans furnished by
Dow 4 Randlett for the erection of the
main building at Durham. The edifice
will be in Romanesque style, with tower
Charles J. Capen. now master of tin
Boston Latin School and for fortv years
a teacher there, eavs tliat in the davs
when Phillips Brooks and Edward Ev
erett Hale were pupils there the boys
uaa 10 commit 10 memory tne entire
ureex ana Latin grammars.
The number of American students In
Berlin this summer is unnsnallv great.
At the university alone the snmher is
208 out of a total of i.547. Then there
are many more than this attending pri
vate clinics, studying Koch's methods,
acquiring the Genmtn language or pur
suing studies in art and music
The London School Board has taken a
step in advance of the educational see
tem in this oountry. It has decided to
establish in three convenient diatricta
clsasee of special instruction for the
mentally dull and vbvsicallv weak on a
system similar to that of Dr. Kiemm in
The London School Board during the
last year have erected five permanent
schools, ten have been enlarged and
twelve temporary schools were opened,
giving places for 12,166 children : but. as
two temporary schools with places for
o.'irn cuuaren were closed, tne net addi
tion is more than 9,000 places to meet
uie growing wants oi london.
Of the 196 students who were grad
uated from the four colleges in Maine
this year only one has chosen farming
for an occupation about the usual pro
portion in such esses while thirty-three
are to take up teaching. Other occupa
tions find an order of preference between
these two five choosing journalism,
seven commercial pursuits, twelve engi
neering, thirteen the ministry, eighteen
medicine and nineteen the law, while
the remainder are undecided.
Philadelphia is perplexed with a cu
rious problem with reference to accom
modations for her public-school children.
Borne school rooms are creatlv over
crowded, several thousand children are
obliged to be satisfied with half time,
and thousands more are on the streets
for lack of any accommodations at all,
yet the Superintendent of Schools re
ports that liS school rooms are empty.
The difficulty is due in part to the shift
ing of population common in anv large
city, but it is aggravated by the absurd
insistence upon ward lines as the limita
tions of attendance, which say bar a
child out from a school even if he lives
across the street from if and the schools
in bis own ward are crowded to over
The Chicago Newspapers Cry for Re
trenchment in Expenditures of
the Fair Directors.
The United States now drinks more
beer than Germany.
Society women are sctine- as wine
agent m rniiaoeipiiia.
The negroes of the United States have
234,000,000 in property.
The water supply and drainage ques
tions are just now agitating the Chicago
Tbe gambling houses in the Citv of
Mexico have decided to close, fiusineaa
Granulated sugar is (looted at the low
est price ( wholesale) ever known in the
vaae in tins country.
East-bound freight from Chicago con
tinues to show a large decrease when
compared with last year.
Chicngo newspapers are now crying
for retrenchment in the expenditure of
the World's Fair Directors.
An underground lake has been discov
ered three miles from Genesee, Is. it
was louna by a weu digger.
Chinese Are Coming in
A MULATTO TURNING PINK.
New York's Chief Justin Deoides That
Buying of Poker Chips is a
Chicago proposes a floating hotel.
A Baltimote mulatto is turning pink.
France will buy (40,000,000 worth of
New York Socialists have nominated
Minnesota's new law provides for pri
vate executions at night.
Detroit conductors are attempting to
enioros a no-enioxirtg oraer.
There is less railroad building than at
any tormer period lor many years.
Four dramatic eompenies in New York
are composed 01 ta Dor-union talent.
The oonstitntion of the United States
hat been published in Hebrew for New
Compulsory life insurance is the order
oi a Kew York beating company to its
Timothy Hopkins' coonsel says there
is no thought of compromias la the
seeriea win case.
Many Chinese are reported crossing
from Mexico into the United States near
The Transmisausippi Congress at
Omaha has adjourned, and will meet in
ew Orleans in 1 ebruary.
The United States trend iurv at Sioux
Falls has found eighteen indictments
against the Louisiana Lottery Company.
The defaulting ex-paying teller Garcia
of the Louisiana National Bank at New
Orleans baa been released on bonds of
Total export! of breadstuff's in Septem
ber aggregated in value S1 ,402,021,
sgainst $7,109,348 in them same month
The Southern Pacific train robbers
were run down in Texas end captured
all but one, who killed himself after be
Forest fires in Oklahoma have com
pletely wiped outCimarronCitv. a smsll
town, the residents escaping by jumping
raw ujb nvnr.
The siew bounty and the necessarv
regulations to enforce the law have
caused a deadlock at jiew Oi leans in the
shipment of sugar.
Of the 44,500 seal skins caneht in the
Behnng Sea this season 24,0u0 were
taken by sixteen Nova Scotia schooners
nauing ui uiat water.
Chancellor Snow of the Kansas Uni
versity proposes to kill the chinch bug
with a deadly parasite. Experiments
nave bees very soccessiul.
Census returns show that Montana has
one honor saloon to every sixty inhabi
tants. Kanaae one 'o everv H13 nonoia-
tton, Iowa one to 403 and Maine one to
Camden's undertakers have combined
against those who refuse or neglect to
pay funeral expenses, and a bUwk list is
being prepared for their future guid
A gun is beim constructed at the Beth
lehem 'Pa) works for the United States
ship Destroyer, which will send 400
pounds oi nitro-Klvcerine 1.000 feet tin
Eugene E. Garcia, the navini teller of
the Louisiana National Bank at New Or
leans, has been declared a defaulter in
the sum of 1180,000. The bank's capital
juw ueen unimpaireo.
The Boston Business Men's Executive
Association will request the Legislature
to prevent uie issuing 01 passes to legis
lators, executive onicers ara the mdi
ciary of Massachusetts.
The owners of one of the finest busi
ees corners in Chicago have decided to
erect a 11,000,000 sixteen-story building,
to be called " The Columbus in honor
of America s discoverer.
The Presbyterian Synod at Watertown
S. Y.. adopted a resolution nrcins Con
gress not to lend 15,000,000 for World's
Hair purposes, tuilees it was airreed that
tne lair tie closed Hunoaye,
The Blood Indians and the Canadian
police have had a hglrt near the bound
ary. The Bloods stole the horses of the
police, and the eonaict wis occasioned
111 bum pursuit 01 we. uiievee.
igbt thousand acres of pine land in
nawver countv. tt is., were recentlv sold
to the Mississippi Kiver Logging Com
pany for tiiOO.OUO. The 8,(KH) acres will
cot 100,000,000 feet of timber.
Chief Justice Ehrlich of the New York
City Court has decided that the buving
of chips at a same of poker is a Wal
transaction, and that a person buying
tne same coma not avoid payment on
the ground that i was a gambling debt.
Rev. G. P. Reilly of Marion, Ind.. is a
member of the G. A. R. and aim of the
National Conference of the Weslevan
Methodist Convention at Grand Rapids.
The conference opposes secret orders,
and he will have to quit it or the Grand
A convict in the Ohio senitentiarv is
the latest long sleeper. He has been
sleeping steadily for a month, and can
only be aroused to take food by the ap-
leet. The doctors say be ill sleep hiui-1
mif-nr.ifm m luuirnfw it T.njt m mm
Bob Owens' ball was the property e a rail
load pnaidMit, says tha St. Louu Gleea-Oem-crat,
and eocupiea a eonnnirntHii place
railroad &itory, Marlon Hbrtrfan Cnowies,
of the Savannah, Florida Bill Waatara road,
enjoyed a personal aoquaiotanos with the
leading ctuu-aciers in UiUbitof railroad tu
lory, and aaya "he knew tit bull by nght"
Ba deacribea toe auiinal at a magniflce&t
apacinien of tin Durham breed, with a Jovian
crat, an era of fire and bright tear toe ana
trik He waa a bull with a fairly good opia
te of atone!', and he didst oars much wba
knew it Bob Omu, praaident of tbs Nor
(ld and Wentftrn rnad, running between
Bristol, In Want Virginia, and Norfolk. Va,
bought bim in England and hwtailad him as
aianter of the terd 00 a very una farm which
be owned directly on the line of the road.
One of toe characters on tha Nurfolk and
Western was an engineer by the name of Aif
Vnaieu, aa excellent man in bis business,
and with s national reoutatkn for asm and
eoobwas. One bright day, when WhaJen was
running a freight tram dowa ttoe aide of tbs
mountain at the bass of which la situated
Owens' stock farm, ba was a trifle discon
certed to see in the center of the track, di
rertT ahfmd of him. the fenioui Durham bull,
with bis tail standing straight up, bead
erect, and pawing the ground savagely. The
tram was running at an unusually rapid
rats, but Wbalea pulled the throttle open,
and the engine bounded ahaad for all there
was in bar. The bull was bit fairly and lilt
ed over tbs mountain side la a twinkling.
The station agent at tbs farm, when Wba
lea told him what had happened, telegraphed
President Owens tbs facta W'usl pulled
into tbs depot at Norfolk two hours later and
was met by Owma Old Bob waa wild wits
rage. He spoke with dllnculty.
-Well," said he, "yoe played r
MHow how what do you maanf asked
-Killed my bull, did you, ehr
-Well, now, an here, Nr. Owens, If you
wanted that bull to run on this road yoe
should have put him on the schedule. You
set, ba was running oa my time. Tbs track
and right at way belonged to ma, and 1 just
took it." t :
Be Waa Csed te Bueh Things.
"My poor fellow, yon an pretty badly used
up," said a man to a victim of s railroad ac
cldent, whose arms and legs were broken, and
whose skull bad suffered a fracture
"Oh," said Uie braised and battered indi
vidual, ehea-rully, "1 dont mind a little
thing like that; 1 belong to the Howl oollrge
football team " llraaei ataRaxinc
r w 1 11
I will elose my lecture, ladies and gentle
soon, by giving you some idea of the strength
at ice of different thicknesses. Would yoa
for a moment euppuee that los two inches
thick would support a man"
Envious Plumber (in bark part of room,
aloud) Our iceman supported bis entire fam
ily on ice an incb and a half thick, and did tt
comfortably, too. Life.
of six dollars that 1 bare called oa yoa half a
doseo tunas about, and this amy last visit,
Doctor That's right, sir. I charge a dol
lar a visit and we'll now sail it square.
utouiiftr ana r ammoer.
Water fa the Snake rirer baa been so low
this season that settlers have bitterly eonv
plained of tbs dust raised by tbs salmon go
ing np stream. Tbey threaten to ask far an
appropriation to sprinkle the river next yaai
K the nuisance is repealed. Alts California,
Akng tba sands the wild winds acrseea,
Witb asrue and fleotlish glee;
There are no crsiilvs on the bosca,
Jlv spoouiug by lbs sea.
We bear the ln :llug ss gull soreaav
And Sjeruelr beat Uie sorar
Where lately, dreaming love's yoang
cim. n.cie ueeu mi eMwr.
The kids are gone wbo used to sport
Beside the snow white tem;
la short, the beach, ass resort, '
. Just now ain't word) a oent
Aa Appropriat Kaaaa.
Jones Say, Browne, why do von call voor
eldest boy Telepuouef
BrowDebacatiss be never works, Epoch
Greene What do yoa do when yoa
get stuck on a eouuterfeit billl
White Give It to my wile. Hanv
-h i it Ml
IW4 bar hands, sfeaa has fast,
iaare awr to bar slumber sweaw
She hath earned it walk
Xvary day for many years
Cause bad sue fw Wttsr tsars,
. and that dally feu.
Bee the hollows ta tier onset. - '
Marks of woa she could not spaaln
Worn and wasted Is hsr frame,
. None too snnu her si amber oamsi
Touch bar tenderly.
Rare aa Iran waa her fatal
. Life for Her was desolate,
full of yearnlnffs vala, 1
nrmpathr and Inrtof ears - A
,.v fell ael to poor Mmrj't share, - ,
Wake bar not again.
All aba trusted faithless proved,
Bvsrr ersaturs that aba loved
Shortlr ebanged, or died,
fen) rt a for her to rest, -Seldom,
aura, was homaa preset
Mora atvsreiy triad. . .
Often hsa she slept before,
: Praantlng woe was beta aa saora,
. Life and sorrow past;
But from snob delusive elaes
Crer more ebe wrike te weep
peace Is bars at last.
' Poor girl!
True sod lender hearted one
Bard It waa that death aloue
Ootnforl bad for bar.
Fold aer haods, oroee her feet,
bsjr her, robed all while and sweet,
la the sepulchre,
Augusta Moors la Now York Mall and Cipran.
Taaaght 8a Kaew Kveffg Owe.
Tom Fletcher had the good fortune to
be born in County Kildare, Ireland, and
to emigrate to New York at tea yean of
age. At twenty-five he had attained a
six foot physique, a big black beard and
a clerkship in uptown postofBc sta
Looking through the little brass bars
of the general delivery one day he saw
spproar.hing Mr. Barney McGuffla, h
fine old Oirish gentleman be bad known
in boyhood. The old msa was nn
cbanged, but the boy had outgrows Mr.
"ldunno, is it too late for f stamer
th' dayr said the old man as he poked a
letter through the bars for "The Widow
O'Brien, Curragh of Kildare, Kildare
"An' is tsj to de Widde O'Brien that
lives on d' Ballywtnk road?" said Tom
in his best brogue.
"An' bow the divil did yon know she
"Phat would Oi be doiu' In de post
orfus af Oi didn't know the Widd
O'Bnea lived on d' Bally-wink road?
Git away from d" winddy now: you're
had y'r toime."
And the old man was frequently seen
to stop oa the sidewalk and gate with
aws and wonder at the man "what
too wed Iverybody ia Oireland." Dry
Goods Chronicle. a
The ret Ulej east XOs. Wllee.
"Can you recall more than a single in
stance of a man of letters marrying a
literary wifaT asked a Chicago writer
the other day. "Browning? .Yea, X
know another instance which comes
pretty near it I do not think the fact
is generally known, but James Whit
comb Riley, in the earlier days of bis
literary career, waa a most ardent ad
mirer of Ella Wheeler, the poetess of
passion, and a favored suitor for her
"Both the young people were poor,
however, and ueither had attained a na
tional reputation at that time, although
both had written some very charming
specimens of verse, I do not know
whether Ella ever intended to marry the
young Hoosier poet or not, but i do know
that young Riley was nearly heartbroken,
when their cordial relations were sun
dered. "-Chicago MaiL
High Sheriff Renjuwia UlsrmeU,
An Irish antiquarian has discovered
that the "Benjamin D israeli, Esq.," who
was high sheriff of the county of Carlosr
in 1810 was an uncle of Lord Beacons
field. Be is buried in St, Peter's church,
Dublin, having died in 1014, aged forty
eight. This Benjamin, of whom none
of the writers on Lord BeaconsSeld ap
pears to have known anything whatever,
left a large fortune, and bis will, which
is preserved in tin Dublin record office,
is signed "Benjamin D'lsraelL" Lord.
Beacon afield once wrote asking for a
copy of his ancle's will, bat neither his
name oor his father's appears ia the
document Benjamin D'laraelitheelder
was only tbs half brother of the author
of the 'Curiosities of Literature."- "
Eatrasaa Old Aga.
"How Is your father coining oor
eked Col Percy Verger of a darkey b
used to own before tbs war.
"He am dead."
"Dead, is bet He must have reached
an advanced age."
"He did dat for a fact. He was
Ubin' up to de bery day of his defl."
A physician hsa succeeded In grafting
tbs akin of a frog to that of a tortoise,
and the skin of a tortoise to that of a
frolr. and also in aeenrin? thm st-owth nt
j a frog's skin upon the skin of a man 64
yeara oiu. cone grarung is not so rar
advanced, but has met with the same
success as skin grafting.
Have lots of fun, burgh all yoa can
and keep the sunshine in your heart if
you want to be well, young and popular,
The world hates a woman with a griev
anas. It pays to be honestly happy.
j There is absolutely no profit in being
I blue and yery little sympathy attendV