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COMING BMAIiT SPORT.
Novelty in Bloyeles That Witt Bs.
laa&lramted In Villas Haw Xaw lolfc
Paper t'bailnit Will Da a 'if;
Paatura During the Sasa-
. Paper chasing on bicycles Is a new
thing in sport that promises to find
lunuy devotees next summer. A sucoes
iul and delightful mm for this pur.
) was field in a coun try town not fsr
tram New York just beioic the winter
weuther made rural v. heeling iropos
nlble, and, boxrir.rr un Occident or two,
collisions now and then being the ui
nttriwtive features of the sport, the en
tcvtainiucnt was a line success.
The chase started about 11 a. m., the
usual hour for a hunt, and the course,
laid out by the leaders, was a most cir
cuitous one. All who took part, both
mcu and women, wen in cycling cos
1 u uie. The women were in the neatest
mul most ohic of costume, with skirts
just clearing the ground, worn orer
: jniickoEiioclccrs, jackets ' worn -atop
vests,' which in several case wen of
huuting pink, -i. e the brightest of
scarlct-rond bat which were distract
inffly coquettish and becoming.
,, When the riders passed through a
small hamlet en route with their bi
cycles "in full gallop," they created
I quite a sensation. In their enthusiasm
to be in first at the finish, they violated
. the town ordinances, if, indeed, th
town was possessed of such rules, in
I regard to fast riding, and passed
I through the place like a whirlwind.
One feature worth noting in regard
to a paper chase on bicycles those who
wish to see, but notto take part In, the
hunt, find themselves very much "in
j arrears" if they attempt to follow ia
t dosr cart, victorias or phaetons.
Of cpursc, the mora riders, the great
er sport. And if the chase is given by
n club it adds to the picturesqueness of
t the scene if th rider wear the club
' colors. Violet and white ribbon
bodges were worn by the party, nd
there were about 00 rider.
The party metfor a "hunt" break
fast at high noon at the clubhouse.
Immediately after the breakfast, two
of the best riders, with leather bags
filled with bit of paper, acted as the
They were given a good start, and
rushed along the well-made roads,
turning this wsy and that, and drop
ping bits of paper as they did so. The
"hares" seemed to fear a hot pursuit,
and, accordingly, ran a difficult course
for nearly four miles.
When they were out of sight and
some distance away the "hound,"
some 40 in number, with a whipper-in
and master of hounds, started after
them and had to follow the route
mapped out by the bit of paper.
They had to go over the same Tout,
up hill and down dale, and now and
. then a "hound" get fall; no ditches
or fences are negotiated naturally in
paper chasing on wheels, which takes
away something from the danger and
also something from the ran sad ex
The "hare" laid their eoorse to
clubhouse, where afternoon tea -was
served. In summer a beautiful
pladc, -where a bountiful luncheon is
spreadi will be an appropriate finish.;
About ten minutes later the "hounds",
came in, led first by oneof the feminine
members df the party and herefcort,
the whipper-in and second by tsvomen,
one the master of hounds; Miss
was a good third. ' '
The gain of about ten minis' mule;
by the "hounds" over the "haras" ex
hibited a remarkably vpeedy run. The
first prize going to the young woman '
who was first in at the finish consisted
of a silver bicycle lantern. The second
and third prizes a silver bell and
whistle were swarded to the next
best riders among the women. Titers
was a -"booby" prize, which was pre
seuted to the last man in at the finish.
Taper chasing on bicycles will be
come a favorite amusement a riders
become more expert, and bicycle meets
will become as common ss the eonven
tional meets of the hunt club.
. It adds to the social aspect of s bi
cycle paper chase, when tit culminat
ing event is a dance given at club with
a supperr.ayffooA,avflWis) and lot cf
flowers and favors. If the girls object
to dancing in bicycle frarh, - outing
gowns may be previously dispatched
to the rendezvous, together with sr
cbaperon or two. N. Y. World,
Tha Masaeaf era View or Basa
A telegraph messenger probably tees
as much of the other side of human na
ture a a doctor. One told the writer
of this recently that women never
opened a telegram without turnii'g
pale, and, when the message was not
alarming, they looked disappointed.
He delivers about two death messages
a day, four birth messages, a great
many businew messages, and once in
great while a love message that makes
him tired to carry it He carried one
recently taa young man in town that
read: "How ore you to-day, darling?"
The answer went promptly back, by the
boy and was to this effect: "I am bet
ter, my love." He once carried mes
sage of death to a colored woman, sod'
after reading it her emotions overcame
her to such an extent that she caught
the messenger in her arms and soundly
boxed his ears. Anot her colored wom
an refused to open or sign for mes
sage, but walked the floor and best
her breast, and screamed, supposing It
announced a death. When all the
neighbors had come in, one more sn
turesome than the rest reed the mes
sage. It was simply- Mies that tha
woman's sister would come up "from
Leavenworth that evening to esc her.
Atchison Glob. ......
lawyer ( few years Uones)-!!!!
your mind easy. Th Jury will disa
gree." Prisoner "Surer Xavwyr
"I knew It. Twt nt the mmmg sfj
WHAT PAST SKATERS REQUIRE.
rkraleal Mssda or Those Who Dealt u
Bxsal la Joe Baetnf .
Th typical speed skater has a short
body, capacious, round cheat, with
wall-developed back; his thighs are !
strong and very long, as an also his
legs. Hit feet are large and fiat. His
weak point are his calves, due to the
long, 1st skate to whioh his flattened
foot I so closely bound. The large mus
cles of sis chest are not exercised, and
his arms, held lying idly along his
back, are unused except In an occasion
al spurt, when they are brought down
and swung straight from the shoulder.
They say that they catch less wind
held that way; and that the position
is restful to the tense extensor of the;
book. This is, no doubt, true, says
Popular Science Monthly, but the re
sult is disastrous to symmetrical 'devel
opment: 'Tuts type" of figure1 is seen at
it beat in such skaters as the Dona
hues, McCormick,' the old-time profes
sional, who still skates a fast race, al
though now 40 year of age, and in
Wilson Breen, a professional, who has
been a winner of much gold and glory
by means of his long legs and power
ful thighs. The conclusion that speed
skating alone is not a good exercise
to develop t well-built, symmetrical
man will be patent to anyone who re
views the facts. If indulged in it should
be, ss done by McCulloch, In conjunc
tion with other forms of athletics which
bring into action the muscles of the
PLANTS THAT GO INTO A TRANCE
iwalsra Ma Invanta a. Plan for Arresting
A curious exhibit ia made at the Me
chanic' fair. -It is nothing more nor
less than s display of "mummified"
plants. : It requires s label to inform
th people that they are dead, says the
Boston Transcript, for. the plants ap
pear -exactly a if alive and growing.
They are not made of wax, or of cloth,
but are genuine plants thathave grown
in the earth until they have reached a
good state of development, when, by
their being treated to a certain injec
tion, the growth is arrested. Then
comes the strange part, for the plants
so treated do not droop and die, the
leaves remain fresh and bright, and the
plant stands erect It is, moreover,
Impervious to heat end cold, and noth
ing seems able to destroy its strange
repose. The most striking part of the
exhibit is a collection of large palms
used for decorating. These plants are
noted for being very tender and sus
ceptible to almost every influence.
Those on exhibition have been dead for
six months, yet not even when the
leaves are carefully examined would
the fact be suspected. The exhibiit
promise to create much interest
among visitors to the fair, as the many
advantage of having plants thus im
pervious to all conditions can be readily
seen. The credit of providing the ex
hibit belongs to a New Hampshire man,
who discovered the process of treating
CHAMPION MEAN MAN.
A PHlamj la TtrtlPla That Fsr aWlpaas
All Pnvlow Oaas.
' "I located the meanest man in the
world s few days ago," said a traveling
man, secording to the Washington
Star. "I (topped at a small Virginia
town, and, the hotel being crowded,
had to sleep in the room with another
man'. I left s call for an early morn
ing train, and when I was awakened
found that my roommate had taken a
still earlier train. I also discovered
that he had taken my trousers, in 'the
cocketa. of which were about $30. I
complained about it to the hotel and
the clerk said the man was a horse
buyer, and it would be made all right,
so I took the train to s town about
100 mllea. distant. On the train I ex
amined the pockets of the trousers I
had on and found wallet containing
$3,000. I -telegraphed the Teal owner
at ones, saying I would return them,
which I did, not paying the express
charge, a 1 was out nf funds, he hav
ing all my money. After two days,
during which I wore borrowed trous
ers, I received mine 'with express
charges unpaid and a C. O. D. bill at
tached for W cents he had paid on his
own.? I Borrowed the money and got
the package, but if there is a prize at.
to the discovery of the meanest
m (he world, I want-it."
ANYBODY CAN AFFORD'A GRAVE
Maslas Csawtavr la Which Betting
rises Oaa B Bad at Small Coat.
A correspondent of the Boston Trav
eler describes the queer cemetery of
the Mexican city of Guanajuato.
There is hardly room in Guanajuato for
the living, so hv behooves the people to-
exercise rigid economy in Uie disposi
tion of her dead. The burial place is on
the top of a steep hill, which overlooks
the city and consists of area inclosed
by what appears from the outside to
bo a -high wall, but which discovers iv
uelf from within to be a receptacle for
bodies, which ore placed in tiers,
much as the confines of their native val
leys compel them to live. .Enclrnpaft-,
ment in the wall is large enoigh to ad
mit one coffin, and is rented for $1 per
.mouth. . The poor people are.buried is
the ground without the formality pf a
coffin, though one is usually rented in
Widen -the body it conveyed to the
grave. As there are not graves enough
o go round, whenever a new one is
needed s previous tenant must be dis
turbed, and this likewise happens When
tenant's rent is not promptly paid in
advaoe. The body is then removed
from, its place in the mausoleum or ex
humed, as the esse may be, ' and the
bones are thrown into the basement be
low;' ' ;.. i. r
Veres f s Bird's Ufht.
Soatt idea of the terrific force with
which s bird passes through the air may
be gained from the fact that a short,
sirae ago a common curlew flew right
through piece of plate glass a quarter
of n inch thitk at Tim berry light
To TIN Mothers.
m I i
. You have bice olilldreu, you know,
and nothing pleases them Better than
a nice nobby suit of clothe that k'f
them warm and healthy, linker lias,
tueiu and for hut little monuy.. Can
you atuud $1.00 fur a suit of clothes, er
up to $4,007 All these low prices yuti
will find ut Hiram Baker's.
"Clarence," a story by , America'"
ureal novelist. Bret Harte. will he
published In. this paper, eoiuaMnalng
anon. Those who are 'hot aubscrluam
of the Express should send In ;theli
subscriptions now, snd thus liv the
reading of this Interesting story, , ,
. The Ladies' Baiaar, of Albany, Or.,
will send a fasblou plule, of th latest
stylet, toull persous who write to ttieni
mentioning the Express. Their stoat
of goods is better than over this year.
Call on them when lu Albany.
Ladies, I Invite .your attention to
my new and extensive line of Bowers,
fanoy straws and beautiful ribbons.
Opening day about the first of April.
Miss A. Ddmond :
Measure vnnr rooms accurately and
bring size in feet and inches with yon.
It costs you nothing to have your car
pets sewed by hand by the Albany
Furniture Uo., Albany, Oregon.
Young amu, you are thinking some
thing about your sweetheart, and you
will want to look nice wbeu lu her
presence, so buy the latest stylet or
clothing at Bakei t. fie hu the price
way down to suit your rerdy cash.
The Exphesj from now until July
1st for only 26 eanlt.
New subscriptions for the Weakly
Oregonian taken at this office, ,
The npenlug ohaptera of an interest
ing serial ttory will appear is this
purer soon. '
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,o lei Orleans,
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From Tuesday; Nov. &, 1895.
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Call for it. . ;
80 Cents per Sack
The Cheapest ,,
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fist troubled me for 11 yean. I liars
taken four bottles of Rood's 8arpa.-illa
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mshy who an in poor !lh sad Lavs
bscom discouraged, wou . be restore Ito
good hsslth if they would only glv
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about every 8 days.
Passenger accomiiiudiitloiis uiibiir
paBBed. tilmrtest mute between the
Willamette Valley and Callfunila.
Fare from Albany or points west to
Cabin $12 00
Steerago,:.;.,.... 8 00
Cabiii,roundtrip,G0ds. 18 00
For nulling duysapply to
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Furniture, Carpets, Linoleum?), matting, otc.
Pieturee and Picture molding.
Undertaking a Specialty.
As the Indian triad feathers. He took 0Ue
feather, laid it on a board, and sept on it
night. In the momi-g he reniaiked. "White
roan say feather-, heap goft. white imni a
You niKy star in a small way (most of nie lari?e adver-
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in the Lebanon Express is sure
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