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Portland Catholics Will
Build a Cathedral.
r-ILLlNGTON MINE STRIKE.
The Chinese on the Empress of Japan
Roughly Handle a Customs
Tucson is to have a $100,000 sanita
rium. Austin. Nev., has just shipped 100
jtons ot antimony.
Loe Angeles ia making a move to own
.er own water worm.
, Home-car lines at San Diego are being
changed into electric power.
The Catholics of Portland propose to
build a magnificent cathedral.
Sacramento Trustees have decided to
vote pay for an extra fire company.
Charles Brooke, a wife mnrderer, ia to
be hanged December 21 at Spokane.
Excursion trains from the East are
beginning to arrive in Southern Call
Portland's saloons will all have tocloee
at midnight from the beginning of the
A ledge ot iron over twenty feet wide
and 3,000 feet long hae been found south
east of Portland.
Arthur Leonard of Canon, clerk for
Welle, Fargo & Co.'s express, is charged
with embeixling $2,000.
- At 4-eente a pound many of the raisin
growers of California claim a profit in
their crops of (150 an acre.
The Wellington mine strikers after a
vear and a half of enforced idleness
have declared the strike off. The mine
owners were victorious.
Portland authorities promise a sensa
tion soon in the arrest of opium smug
glers. Railroad employes are said to be
connected with the work.
The Bradirtreet Mercantile Agency re
ports seventeen failures in the Pacific
Coast States and Territories for the past
week, aa compared with seventeen for
the nravinna week and thirteen for the
corresponding week of 1890.
Judge Zane, at Salt Lake, has ren
dered judgment escheating from the
Mormon Church for the benefit of the
i school fund, under the Edmunds- Tuck
. er act of 1687, the Tithing Office, Gardo
i i House, Historians' Office and Church
The Chinese on the Empress of Japan
roughly handled a Customs Collector at
Vancouver, B. C., and tossed him over
Jthe ship's side to the dock. When he
recovered he made complaint, and offi
cers who went to make an arrest were
defied and had to take the word of the
officers of the vessel that the offenders
would appear. The Chinese are largely
in the majority on the ship, and the of-jicere-bcgin
to realise the danger in
which they have voluntarily placed
Robert Joseph, a sailor, brought suit
in the United States Court at Seattle
the other day to libel the British ship
Fred B. Taylor, claiming 16,000 damages
lor DTUiai irenMucu. u iut ujmk,.,
tain Uurlburt. Joseph, who is a negro,
.i;m. m he a citizen of the United
. . I . . . .ha mafl.ni. I an.
jtatea. He shipped at Eio, Brazil, but
alleges that his treatment was so oruuu
that he was forced to leave the vessel at
Seattle. He claims that he was fre
quently triced up to the mast, gagged
1 by having an iron belaying pin jammed
He also claims that. $160 is due him for
wage. Captain Htirlmirt denies Jo
septi's charge, and says that instead of
there being wages due him he is in debt
to the vessel.
fi tlharles W. Stuart, a young black
smith from Tacoma, has mysteriously
F appeared, and the authorities ere
:,. irching for him. A week ago he ar
ved at San Francisco on the steamer
Walla Walla from Tacoma. He had
vritten to his uncle and sisters, who re
de at 1221 Franklin street. San Fran-
ko. that he would be there at that
ie. He gave his check to the agent
' California Transfer Company, but
yet called for his baggage, nor
.- i relatives heard anything about
e is 23 years of age, five feet
in inches in height, with dark
ir and musUch&-and weighed
. i pounds, iie was steady, sober
nstrious. and hisJiVkearance
. 'miftinw Bfflfris Tiltad. fth ves-
"Site frei'ihW Vre'aedingly
still fai:jHgMTVa av very
iKi'AntjKre of tfwiimval
eginn,oMite sjswtft Ifieros
1 jre jrmlik rcity
ageW ah!H neaotfeted
f .hiiffc TWflJ. UTiH.,wslcee
W? a.ners' to rush Wfr vee-
'4iatni!iem(vBh aN manner
' led qhaWfrsi and, wheat be
i" nily, there is now an over-
lage and a' scarcity of avail
' Ships chartered some time
10 to 46 shillings. Freights
i shillings, and vessels are
The President of Brown University
Advocate Turning the School
Houses Into Palaces.
The public schools in the United States
have 12,600,000 pupils.
Dublin University has bestowed the
degree of Doctor of Laws upon a woman.
Indiana University has opened with a
much larger attendance than ever be
fore. Welleslev and Smith Colleges opened
the scholastic year with 700 students
New York school children of foreign
birth are being taught to salute the
Seven school buildings in the most
crowded districts oi Chicago win snortiy
be thrown open Saturday for instruction
Rigid examination of the applicants
for certificates to teach in Willis, Tex.,
has resulted in the idleness of half the
schools of the county.
President Andrews of Brown Univer
sity advocates turning schoolhouses into
luxurious palaces and furnishing a free
lunch daily to the scholars.
Precociousness begins to make itself
felt. The undergraduate students in the
Michigan University are younger by a
full year or more on the average than
tney were twenty years ago.
The sell-education of the masses goes
steadily forward. Besides the army o(
university extension the entering classes
for this fall of the Chautauqua circles
numbers 16,000 students. The course of
instruction lasts for three years.
There ie at Baltimore, Ireland, a fish
ing school, where boys receive instruc
tion in all branches of a sea fisherman's
work and in such allied industries as
net-making, boat-building, cooperage
and sail-making. The school has pro
duced excellent results.
General Lew Wallace, whose new novel
is expected to be finished before New
rear, usuallv rises as early as o'clock
in the morning. He takes some very
slight refreshment, gete into the saddle,
rides a couple of hours and then takes a
regular breakfast. He now devotes him
self assiduously to work until noon,
when he has luncheon and another rule.
Hie second sitting at his desk lasts until
4 o'clock. The remainder of the evening
and night is spent with his family and
The total number of scholars in schools
and colleges of all sorts in India is only
3,2bu,0U0, or 1 per cent, of the entire
population. These are mainly confined
to the cities and towns : but out of 250,-
000,000 in all India less than 11,000,000
can read and write. A census oi miter
atee in the various countries of the
world places the three Sclaric States of
Koumania, rJervia and Russia at the
head of the list, with about 80 per cent.
of the population unable to read and
write. Ul the Latin-speaking races
Spain heads the list with 16 per cent.,
followed by Italy with 48 per cent..
France and Belgium having about 15 per
cent, lhe illiterates in Hungary num
ber 43 ner cent., in Austria 36 ner cent.
and in Ireland 21 per cent.
Treasury Department Haa Information
of the Existence of a Most Dan.
The United States patent office has is
sued a patent to Emlle Berliner for
combined telegraph and telephone.
Commissioners Grener, Lindsay and
Directors Lawrence and Peck have been
appointed a committee to call on Presi'
dent Harrison and the Secretary of the
Navy to ascertain what, if any, expense
of the rendezvous at Hampton Roads
and review in New York harbor in April,
1803, should be borne by the exposition
management. Many are of the opinion
that the government ought to foot the
A telegram has been received at army
headquarters from General Brooke, com
manding the Department oi Dakota, In
response to one sent by General Scho-
field asking the truth about the report
that Big toot's band had left the reser
vation and started for Pine Ridge, Gen
eral Brooke stated he had been unable
to learn anything definite about the
movement, but would hnd out the scope
and significance at once. There is no
apprehension felt at Washington that
the movement will be followed by any
thing like last winter's outbreak. Gen
eral Schofield said : "The state of things
in the Indian country to-day is far better
than a vear ago. There is more content
among the Sioux this winter than last
This is mainly duo, 1 believe, to the tact
that the affairs oi the government so far
as they affect the Indians are better ad
ministered, 1 do not think there are any
discernable signs of trouble this winter,
for so far as 1 can see the tribes are
The secrst service division of the
Treasury Department has information
of the existence ot a most dangerous tM
counterfeit gold certificate. It is a pho
tographic counterfeit, check letter A
K. K. Bruce, Register; .lames uillnllan
Treasurer; actof July 12, 1882; depart
ment series A 372,946. Apart from the
counter containing the 20 on the face
and the portrait of Garfield there is lit
tle of the gray of the photograph aliout
rm t I ii I n 1 i
11. ine Heai iv fiuaii auu scuuopeu, Hav
ing a reddish tinge, apparently applied
with a brush. The number is very pro
nounced and heavier than in the genu
ine. The surface on the note is one-half
of an inch shorter and one-eighth of an
Inch narrower than the genuine. It has
the two parallel silk threads running
KKmii,.), if Tl,a;n. tt,a l.a.,1, f .1...
note is light brown, while in the genuine
notes it is orange. This counterfeit is
determined by the character of its tints
rather Wian by the lines m the engraving,
as lb. , jiuutugrapn 01 genuine. wore.
Work on the Galveston
THE CHOCTAWS AND NEGROES
Seoretary Noble Dismisses a Clerk In
Pension Office for Writing
In South Dakota the total vote this
vear does not exceed 36,000.
Fifty cents will be the price of admis
sion to the Ublcago world's rair.
The reciprocity agreement with Mex
ico will be proclaimed about January 1.
Congress will be asked for $800,000 to
pay for World's Fair medals and pre
miums. The beginning has been made toward
building a great temperance temple in
Two packages of cigarettes daily have
just made George Geisel of Mew York
crazy. He Is M years old.
President Harrison has pardoned
George Welles, convicted in California
of violating the postal laws.
The Democrats in Massachusetts
gained nearly 17,000 over last year's re
turns, the Republicans about iu,uuu.
Large numbers of representative cat
tlemen are in Chicago, and a national
breeding association is being organized
A Kansas City Appeals Court decision
acknowledges the right of a negresskept
in ignorance of her freedom to recover
The Chactaw Council has prohibited
negroes from settling on their lands, and
those who were in the mines are being
It is proposed to erect a monument at
Memphis to General N. B. Forrest,
whom Robert E. Lee once called the
greatest of Confederate Generals.
The Knights of Labor General Assem
bly has decided that all who do not ac
cept all the principles enumerated in
the piattorm must leave tne oruer.
The water in the lakee and streams of
Western Connecticut is so low that many
mills have stopped running and others
have had to return to steam power.
The Mexican revolutionists on the
Rio Grande bonier are gaining recruits.
They are well armed, and are said to
have many sympathizers in Mexico.
OI the 600.000.000 persons who were
carried last year on steam vesssela but
sixty-bve were killed, mis snows tnat
this means of travel is the safest in the
Work has been resumed on the Gal
veston jetties which the United States
government is constructing in the har
bor of that city (or the purpose of pro
curing deep water.
The Chesaneake Islands, which are
the center of the oyster wars, are set
tled by a hardy race of fishermen, who
have as little intercourse as possible
with the mainland.
The loss to shinning by the September
and October hurricanes is estimated by
the marine underwriters to have been
over $20,000,000, and ninety souls are
known to have perished.
Parnell's estate will be inherited by
his brother, John Parnell, who is soon
to leave Atlanta for Ireland to claim the
fironerty. Mrs, Parnell receives only a
ife interest in the estate,
The Transcontinental Association, at
a meeting at St, Louis, voted against
granting a $60 rate for delegates to the
national Convention, for which can
Francisco ia making a bid,
Bar Eagle's partv of Indians, which
refused to remain on the Cheyenne
Agency, are at Pine Ridge. An inves
tigation will probably be had as to the
causes wnich produce tne discontent,
The amount of money in circulation
in the United States increased $33,810,-
125 during October, and is now $24.23
per capita. The volume of circulation
is $06,494,644 greater than at this time
Felix Starhenberg. a Swedish in'
ventor. has undertaken to harness New
York Bay to a motor which will move
all the machinery in New York city.
His motor is set in motion by the rise
of the tide.
Secretary Noble has dismissed from
the service Lewis W. Bogy of St. Louis,
a clerk in the pension office, for having
written and published a novel of objec
tionable character on otnciai me in
Otto Kramer of Philadelphia lias sued
the Traction Car Company of that city
for $2,000 to satisfy the damages of his
person resulting from sitting on a tack.
Mr. Kramer found the tack on the cane
seat of a car.
The City Council ol Chicago, by
vote to receive protests against the
action of the police in breaking up a
Socialist meeting, practically censured
Mayor Washburne and Chief of Police
Members of the Women's Christian
Temperance Union at Kent, O,, formed
themselves into parties and called at all
places where loud theatrical posters ad-,
vertising a burlesque opera were dis-'
played and tore the bills and lithographic
prints in pieces.
The Methodist General Missionary
Committee has appropriated for differ
ent classes of missions as follows : Chi
nese, $11,400; Japanese in California
and Honolulu, $7,000; Bohemian and
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Ii..uiik;'.". vt om , .unn.i o-i,fuv, iui
tuguese. tbOll - Indians. (0.360.
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Emperor William Says a European
War Cannot Be Postponed
Beyond Next Spring.
Mnnkacsy, the Hungarian artist, is at
work on a new work representing Christ
among his Disciples.
A bust of Matthew Arnold was recent
ly unveiled in the baptistery of West
minster Abbey by Lord Coleridge.
The Ot'lt'c savs there is no truth in
the story that Grover Cleveland is writ
ing ''A Constitutional History of the
Dr. Keeley, the W-chloride promoter,
has 800 to 1,000 patients, and gets 25 a
week from each one, It pays to work a
good, fetching fad,
Prof. Axe is one of the operating sur-
?eons in the Royal Veterinary College ol
-ondon. He is gentler than his name
might seem to indicate, however.
The royalties from Moody and San
key's famous 14 Gospel Hymns " have, it
is said, amounted to $1,200,000, every
penny of which hae gone for charitable
As soon aa Mr. Bpurgeon began to re
cover his health, begging letters began
to deluge him once more. He has long
suffered from the importunities of this
class of people.
The Duke of Norfolk has taken his
deaf, dumb and blind twelve-year-old
eon to the shrine at Loudres, France,
hoping to secure a miraculous cure for
the unfortunate child.
W. K. Vanderbllt wanted his phvei
cian to accompany him on a six weeks'
tour to Europe. The physician said his
time was worth $1,000 a week. He was
offered $10,000, and went.
The Chilian Minister in Washington
is described as a rich, dapper and bandbox-like
gentleman. He ia small and
delicate, and doesn't care much about
discussing international matters.
The reigning family of Germany don't
seem to be sleepy-heads. At 7 in the
morning William, the Empress and the
three elder Princes, with four grooms at
tending, leave the palace for their regu
lar daily horseback rtde.
The Rev. Howard MaeQiicary, who
had his falling out with the bishop of
Ohio, and to fell out of the Episcopal
Church altogether, is reported as giving
satisfaction to the universalis! ol Nagi-
naw. Mich. Rut the "heresy" hee ts in
his bonnet, and so he sallies forth to
lecture from time to tune.
In his childhood Mr. Patrick Egan,
now American minister to Chili, was an
errand boy in a flour mill in an Irish
rural town, and in a few years he be
came managing director of the milling
company at Dublin and a commission
merciiant ot some importance. This
was before he became conspicuous in
the land league.
The famous oak under which Tasso Is
supposed to have spent the greater part
of the day during the last year of his
life, when he had retired to the convent
of Santa Onofrio, was blown down during
a violent gale a few weeks ago. The
London Aio savs that the tree, which
all visitors to Rome used to visit, was
kept standing by supports of masonry
on all aides; but at last, notwithstand
ing all the care taken to preserve it, it
has succumbed to old age. The trunk
will, however, be kept as a relic In the
convent at Santa Onofrio.
WORLD'S FAIR NOTES.
Australia Will Make a Splendid Exhibit
at Chicago Anthropologists
The Knights of Labor in session at
Toledo, O., have declared in favor of
keeping the World's Fair open Sundays.
Montana's World's Fair Commission
has set aside $5,0(10 of the State's appro
priation of $50,000 for the use of the
Leigh Lynch has been commissioned
by Director-General Davis to visit the
South Sea Islands in the interests of the
The supporting columns for the fores
try building are to be trunks of trees
with the berk on three from each State
of the Union.
Mr. Bell, the London advertising agent,
has applied for space to exhibit speci
mens of all of the leading newspapers of
the world wiucn nave been printed dur
ing the last two centuries.
A splendid exhibit from Australia
seems assured. Minerals, education,
forestry and especially wool are to be
represented. Wool growers and wool
brokers to the number of fifty met re
cently in Sydney, New South Wales, and
took steps to make at the exposition a
very extensive collective exhibit of
wools, new rjoiltn wales lias selected
its commission to the World's Fair,
William Ordwav Partridge, the great
scnlptor,has asked for space in the art pal
ace tor his statue ol Shakespeare, which
he is now making for Lincoln park. His
statue of Alexander Hamilton, which he
is making lor the city of lloston, will
also be shown. Mr. Partridge is Vice-
President of the American Artists' Asso
ciation in Paris. He gives assurances
that the association is heartily inter
ested in the exposition. ;
The Chicago Paper Trade Club, which
includes the prominent manufacturers
and dealers In paper in Indiana, Illinois,
Michigan and Wisconsin, has decided to
make the best exhibit of paper manu-
lacturingano us machinery and appli
ances ever held under one roof. The
display will show the actual manufact
ure of paper in all grades, from wood
pulp to the highly-finished book, and
the exhibit will be conducted every day
during the time of the exposition. The
finished product is to be run through a
perfecting press and printed and sol'is
a souvenir. jl
Tlw stent at Moltk-'i rowet.
"Learn to condense" la a bit of oom-
monplaoe advice often given to students
of literary composition, but tne lesson or
the great field marshal's life shows the
value of the admonition in every form of
work, from the management of an army
to the writing of a letter. There was no
waste in Moltke, not even a waste of
words, and men said of him that he
could be silent in many langnagee. The
reason was that he had learned to com
bine his faculties and direct them all in
harmony to the purpose of the hour,
He needed all his energies for action,
and because even talk must draw for
sustenance upon the nervous forces, he
said little. He had brought his own
faculties nnder drill and discipline, and
in like manner he could condense the
energies of a kingdom into a cannon
ball, compact and irresistible. He drew
eight corps of the Prussian army from
divergent points and converged them
upon Sadowa in the critical moment of
battle, as a lens concentrates the sun
beams. The center of the Austrian army
melted under the heat, and when the sun
went down upon the field Austria had
no longer either voice or vote in the poli
tics of Germany.
My his Infallible mathematics he
worked nut the doom of the French em
pire long before the challenge of Napo
leon came, so that when the proclama
tion of war was made he had nothing to
do but touch the little button that set in
motion all the complex machinery of the
German army, and move it like the
sweep of a sword across France to the
field of destiny by the ramparte ef Se
dan. M. M. Trumbull in Open Court,
A rtaahelur Ounvsnad.
One of the standard toasts at most of
onr important and many of the informal
dinners here has been, "The ladies
God bless them!" and the response is
usually made by Mr, John R. Van
Wormer, who is a witty, rapid, ener
getic speaker, and whose comments as a
confirmed bachelor upon the charms of
the other sex are always a delight to
hoar. Mr. Van Wormer is probably
known to as many politicians and promi
nent men as any person of his years in
Now York. He was for a long time in
intimate relations with Senator Conk
ling, serving us the clerk ot his commit
tee and as bis private seoretary. He wua
also chief clerk of the postoffice depart
ment when General James was post
master general, and is now the manager
of the largest safe deposit company in
But Mr. Van Wormer will no longer
be called upon as a confirmed bachelor
to exiatiute ugion fair women at public
dinners. He has capitulated; he has
found the fairest of women; he has low
ered his independent flag and salutes,
one of the most charming of her sex. and
he is receiving congratulations by the
score. He is soon to marry Mrs. D
Demorest Lloyd, whose husband was a
very successful playwright and journal
ist, and whose Biiddcn death was a great
bereavement to a large circle of friends.
E. J. Edwards in Philadelphia Press.
He Paid the Loan.
It has been remarked that Hebrews do
not beg. Furthermore tout Hebrew
look utter their own poor, a distinguish
ing trait, but we do not remember an
instance where a man or boy who was
boused in a police station house out of
compassion, and who was given a trifle
of money to get a meal, ever was at the
pains to return and refund the money.
Onr avenues of information on this band
are not few. A young Hebrew who
walked from St. Louis to Pittsburg wu
given a quarter of a dollar to satisfy his
hunger. His shoes wore in ribbons.
When he earned two dollars he bought
a pair of shoes, and left a quarter at the
station bouse to be returned to the man
who gave it to him. If Isaac Moeer
lives he will be a successful business
man, and in any event he reflects credit
upon his race. Pittsburg Bulletin.
Lord Melboiiru-'i Way of Saying It.
The death of Lord Minto makes a va
cancy in the Order of the Thistle for
which a number of names are men
tioned, that of Lord Htrathmore being
prominent. The order consists of twenty
members, including the four principul
royal dukes, and the decoration is eagerly
songht after by Scottish peers. It con
sists of a star, a green ribbon and the
motto, "Nemo me inipnno lacessif A
good story has been revived of the reply
mode by Lord Melbourne to a political
friend who had been importuning him
to give the decoration to a peer who was
more noted for his urbanity than for his
great talents. "Give the thistle to !"
said Lord Melbourne, with one of his
nsual expletives; "why, he'd eat it!"
Muri'lnge a I'ailnre.
A Bowenville widower wants to get
married. His fiuncee, a nmiden lady of
Globe Village, is ready for the ceremony,
but the b. w, is halting, necessarily on
account of a little financial difficulty.
He has been contracting numerous bills
with "butchers and bakers and candle
stick makers" at the North End, and
hasu't made much effort to pay them.
He sent to Canada for $100 to get worried
with, and ordered it sent by express, i A
grocer, who is one of his creditors, heard
of the plan, and when the money .ar
rived ut the express office it was attached,
and the maiden still waits for the wid
ower Fall Biver (Mass.) News. )
May a red noss bs designated as a brljjUt.