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Official Paper of tho City of Mr-dford.
Official Paper of Jaokaon Countr.
QKOUOI3 PUTNAM, Editor and Manager
nntnre-1 as accond-class matter nt
Bedford. OroKon, under tho act of
March 8, 1879.
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Captain Dcano o the "Sleepy Scv
cnlli" strikod the tfiiw oC Colonel
Tengwnld's oratory nt tlio meeting
of tlio company Tuesday night, liy
forcing nn adjournment just ns lie
nnd his nides were pettinp ready to
ilcnd npnint liis reduction to the
rnnk'.-t from tho sergenntey. Colonel
Tcnpwnld hnnded Captain Dcnno n
letter nskinp for a court of inquirv
nnd lind his epistle hnnded hack with
the ndvicc to present it to Adjutant
General Pinner. Clarence II. Uoyd
was named to fill the place Tenp
vrnld wns ousted from.
The larpest drill attendance in six
months was prccnt, including the
militia's best sinkers, who came to
plead the cnuo of Colonel Tcnpwnld.
They vrero nil silenced by adjourn
ment. Colonel Tcngwnld said he was go
ing to write Adjutant General Flnzer
today demanding n court of inquiry
into tho charges ncnin-t him. One
wing of the company threatens to
head a mutiny unless nn entire new
batch of officers from captain down
Chicago Through auction, half
car WincMipo, extra fancy, $1.84;
fancy, .f..0; few Ganos, extra
Philadelphia Sold bv J. 1 Wil
son, account Hose, Ilros., Wenntchee,
Wash., Stavton Wjnesnps, cxtrn
fancy 04s, $VJ3; 72SS, .f2.20;
00s, $2.15; IKK $2.13; IMs-KISs
$2.20; fancy OLs-SSs $2.10; OGs
100s, $2.05; 1K1s-123s, $2.10.
Chicago Sold by tho Central
PYuit Auction company, account S.
T. Fish & Co., Lnkcide, W'ubh. (Che
lan county), 72s, Xo. 1 G. Golden,
$1.0.; 124s, No. 2, $1.:Ij to $1.50;
nvcrnge, $1.38; 57s, No. 1 Home
Beauty, 51.23 to $2.20; average
$1.51; '77s, No. 2, $1.20 to $l.f..V. av
erage $1.42; 74s, No. 1, N. V. Pip
pins, $1.15 to $1.83; average $138;
45s, No. 2, $1.05 to $1.05; average
$1.31; 42s, No. 2 Jonathans, $1.70 to
$1.80; average $1.72; 50s No. 1
King Davis, $1.10 to $1.35; average
New York There were S35 half
boxes Pj. Hue itu pear offered todav,
from storage; 00 of theo were sold
nt $1.00, tho balnucu being uitli
drnwn. They wero from Canfield
Switch, Cnl., receiver G. II. Ander
bon, G-. If. Andcron brand.
New York Arrivals of apples on
Rarclny street dock today wero 21
cars, iuurhct active, tnoii"ii no
change in prions. Fancy Greenings
nro helling up to $3. However, few
arriving of this elites. Moat of the
slock drawing from $1 to $1.50; No.
2s from $"2.75 to $3.25. Ihildvvins
nro in good demund and nro belling
irom $1 to $1.50 por barrel.
Pears Arrivals light. Market
stronger; Ivielcis from $3,25 lo
Uoslon 87 boxes Spitzenbcrg ap
ples, extra fancy, $2; standard,
$1.75 (43 I.ononI; 218 boes extra
fniiuv Slnynion Wiuesaps $1.75 to
$2; inorage, $1.77; 74 boxes extra
fancy Hlncl: Twigs, $1.00; car hhip
)id by tho Weuati'heo Valley Fruit
Grow em' association.
HOME ON GENEVA AVENUE
W. P. Dodso has purchased tho
now eight room 'residence Juirt erect
ed by 0. A. Knight at No. 1!) Geneva
avonuo and after a trip to their for
mer homo in Akron, Ohio, Mr. and
Mrs. DoUro will tako up their resi
dence there. Tho houso Is ouo of tho
finest In tho city, Is furuaco heated,
finished In hard wood, with every
modoru convenience, nnd while, no an
nouncement of tho prtco was mado it
Is bollovod to be in tho neighborhood
of ?io.ooo, .
THE THAW FARCE
AT tho present rate or progress, Harry K. Thaw will
probably die tin old man before tho courts rentier a
final decision as to whether or not he shall go back to
JMattcnwan that, is, if his money holds out.
Xo ease now before the public so clearly demonstrates
the absurdities of the law and what a farce courts some
times arc when confronted by a simple question of, justice.
JjYoiu court to court, each with its ceremonial hocus
poeus, the Thaw ease has been dragged. It is now in the
federal court, and it is announced that it will be at least
three years before a decision can be rendered. And then
it will have to be gone all over again on some technicality.
The ease is reminiscent of Dickens' celebrated satire
on the law, darndyce vs. darndyec, and like the latter,
will be brought to a halt only when the principals run
out of motley. As long as the Thaw millions last, attor
neys of both sides will co-operate to keep the ease in court.
Thaw's case proves that it is sometimes a laborious
and expensive proposition for a rich man to get justice
and that wealth, like poverty, can be a handicap' in the
courts. .1 lad Thaw been a poor nobody he would have been
freed at once or ruthlessly clapped back in the asylum.
The probabilities are that long ago he would have' been
released from Matteawan as cured, to save the state need
Thaw killed a notorious and wealthy white-slaver Tor
having been the ruin of his wife. In the west he would
have been acquitted on the
ho was adjudged insane, leans pa'ssed and he escaped.
If still insane, he should be returned. If not, he should
be freed. It is a simple matter to determine. Hut it is
the one thing the lawyers on both sides do not want set
tled it would end their graft.
So we see the bandage kept on the eyes of justice for
attorneys to get the gold from the balance scales and the
law made a wean farce.
OUR esteemed contemporary, the Sun, after three
years' effort, has at last found what it considers a
reputable indorsement for prize fighting. It quotes the
master of modern mysticism, Maurice Maeterlinck, in the
following dispatch: ,
PARIS Maurice Maeterlinck, tho Rclglnn nuthor, concluded an Inter
view yesterday on the subject of uoxlnc bv ilonnlnir the clove ami clvlnir hU
caller a lively three rounds. ,
Maeterlinck ridiculed the Idea thnt boxing was degrading, saying:
"It Is the dlsclnlo of violence. It Is violence civilized by conventions that
aro almost courteous. Tho boxer never Is rowdy. On tho contrary, his
knowledgo gives him self-confidence. Combative Instincts are an Integra!
part of our natures; the man who lacks them locks mental energy.
Maeterlinck spoke of boxing, not of prize ring, "Box
ing, like all other sport, is clean as long as it is amateur,
but, like all other sport, is degraded by professionalism.
It ceases to be a sport when it beconiestainted with com
mercialism, and becomes a business.
The prize ring is doomed because it is crooked, and
seemingly hopelessly so. "When the professional pugilist
is finally barred, boxing may come again into its own sis
a manly art, beneficial to the participants as strenuous
Maeterlinck referred to the amateur when he said the
boxer was never a rowdy, for the pugilist frequentlv is.
And it develops no man's self-confidence to watch a prize
fight. It merely appeals to surviving primeval instincts
of the brute latent in all men hence is an appeal to the
lower passions, and therefore degrading.
Py P. J. O'Gara
Until quite recently It was thought
thero wero no rats In this valley. It
is not known how long this destruc
tive animal has been here, but It is
qulto certain that at least two species,
namely, tho black rat and tho brown
rat, have qulto a wldo distribution
throughout tho valley
been received where
havo been killed or trapped In many
parts of tho valley. Tho presence of
rats In any district Is of more than
passing Interest, and whllo It is al
most Impossible to completely eradi
cate them, it is always woll to keep
their numbers reduced to tho lowest
IcMriiitliL'iH-i of the Rat
In tho past interest in tho rat has
been from tho economic and financial
standpoint rather than that ho is a
carrier of some of tho gravest human
diseases. From tho economic point of
viow, it is estimated that tho rat
causes an annual loss of perhaps of
$50,000,000 In tho United States.
Thero seems to bo nothing that he
win not destroy; ho will not only do-
stroy all sorts of food products and !
fabrics, but ho will oven eat through
lead pipes. Plres havo often been
started by ruts gnawing through lead
pipes leading to gas motors. In
stances of asphyxiation by gas from
openings In pipes mado by rats havo
been recorded. Many fires aro alsd
started by rats gnawing matches.
Pires by spontaneous Ignition of oily
or fatty rags and wastes carried un
der floors by rats havo boon recorded
In numerous instances. Theso ani
mals nlso do much damage by gnaw
ing tho Insulation or tho coverings
off telephone and olectrlc wires. Rats
seem to bo able to gnaw through any
common material, except stono, hard
brick, cemont, glass and Iron; neither
wood nor mortar will keep them out
of any placo they wish to enter. Thoy
will oat almost anything and aro par
ticularly fond of leather. Doalora In
harness and leathor goods suffer
great losses; on ship board thoy have
been known to eat the shoes belong-
unwritten law. In the east
of the Rat
J Ing to tho crow, leaving them without
Famines Caused by Ruts
Tho cost of feeding a rat on grain
will vary from 00c to $2.00 n jear
according to Dr. D. K. I.antz, biologist
U. S. department of agriculture. On
tho farm tho actual amount of grain
eaten and destroyed by a slnglo rat
will cause a loss of over 50c a year.
In tho cities tho loss among hotel,
storo and produce men Is estimated nt
$. 00 per year for overy rat. In
passing, it may bo said that rats havo
become so numerous in parts of In
dia as to bo directly responsible for
severo famines. 1C16. rats caused n
two year's famlno In tho normudas;
in tho southern Mecca n nnd Mnh
ratta districts of India, rats ato a
largo part of tho scant crops of
1878-1879 and woro regards as, In a
great measure, resonslblo for tho
sovero famlno which followed. In
1CI0, tho Dutch abandoned tho Isle
of Pranco because of tho great ahund-
nnco of rats.
Rats l)cMrtie(iw) to Atilnml ,fu
s stated above, thero seoniH to bo
no,1,,nK t,,at "'" rat will not attempt
io uuairoy or cot. uarl Uagenliock.
tho noted animal trulnor, states that
ho onco had to kill threo joiing
African elephants because rats had
gnawed their feet Inflicting Incurable
wounds. RatH often gnaw tho hoofs
of horses until they bleed. Thoy kill
young lambs and pigs; chickens and
other fowl aro also killed and eaten.
Thoy havo been known to gnaw holes
In tho bodies of very fat swjno caus
(To bo continued.)
lodlno Is a crude alkallno matter,
produced by tho combustion of sea
weed. John A. Perl
28 H. IIAKTIJ'TT
Plioia-M M, -17 and t7-JlJ
Ainbuluiico KerWco Deputy Cnroiicr
What Is Soluble Sulphur?
Fruitgrowers nro generally Inter
ested In any now spray which will
lessen tho amount of labor and ex
pense, and which will, at tho same
time, bo as effective ns tho older and
thorodghly demonstrated sprn.s,
This offlre has received udincrous let
tors, as well as calls, from fruit grow
ers who linvo rccoled advertising
matter from tho Chin. II. Lilly Co.
regarding what Is termed "Soluble
This so-called soluble sulphur is
designed to take the place of the lime,
sulphur which Is used ns n dormant
spray In this district during the
spring just before the buds have
opened, It Is by no means a new
compound, as wo have historical evi
dence of Us being used In n small
way in tho early fifties. Tlfe U. S
Ilurcau of Hutomology, n good ninnv
ears ngo, Hindu experiments with
this compound to determine Its rela
tive value as compared with llmo
sulphur. It Is claimed thnt the spray
has been patented In tho United
States, and thnt letters patent have
been granted by the V. S. patent of
flre. I have seen these letters nu.l
will say that, while u patent has been
granted, It Is more the process of
inanufnctnro than the nrtlcle Itself
that has been patented. Tho com
pound which tho manufacturers call
soluble sulphur has been known for
n long time nnd Is nothing more or
less than a mixture of approximate!
equal parts by weight of sulphur and
sodium carbonate, this mixture beliK
caused to unite chemically at a cer
tain temperature. No water Is used
as in the case of making tho lime
sulphur, but tho sulphur and sodium
carbnontc are fused by heat. This
fused mass Is then ground up nud
put upon the market as "Soluble Sul
phur Compound." The compound Is
known technically as "sudlum-poly-sulphide"
nnd If properly mndo con
sists largely of sodium, tctrnsulphlde
and sodium pentnsulphldc, these com
pounds being tho active part of tho
spray. In breaking down, tlue com
pounds liberate freo sulphur In Just
Man.Monkey and Their Parasites
The Investigations Into ninny dis
eases which have been carried on In
recent jcars havo emphasized some
unusunl relationships among animal
species, in blood studies, for In
stance, tho samc.rjsuUs. jiro. obtained
In some cases In monkeys ns In man.
A recent wlter remarks that embry
ology, pnleontoloy.and comparative
anatomy may havv tauht tho same
cuornl facts, but It conies as some
what of a shock to many to realize
that man's kinship to the monkey
goes so far as a "blood relationship."
Pew persons nro as yet nwuro of
tho fact that this relationship of man
by no means applies to all of the mon
key tribe, but only to that group In
cluding such cxamplos as tho chim
panzee, oang, gorilla and gibbon, and
not to tho moro common monkeys.
This distinction Is of unusual scien
V. I. Kellogg, entomologist of I.o
land Stanford University, has fur
nished a new and somewhat startling
kind of evidence-of the relationship
of man to tho anthropoid 'group of
apes In distinction from others of the
monkey trlbo. It is based on tho
contention that tho presence of pa ru
shes of tho higher animals, Including
birds nnd mnmmals. Is governed mom
by thu relationships of tho anlmnls
than by geographic ran go or any oth
er environmental condition. If this
Is correct tho kinds of parasites found
on Individual animals will Indicate
In somo mensuro their relationship.
According to Kellogg tho parasites
of birds and mnmmals aro of two
groups, namely, tho biting Ike, feed
ing on tho feathers and hnlr, and tl
sucking lice, feeding on blood, Cer
tain mites may perhaps also bo as
signed to this category, but tho fleas
cannot bo, for they hop on and off
tholr host, and all their Immature life
Is uou-parasltie and wholly apart
from their future linsts. Tho lilting
lice, of which nearly two thousand
species are now known, occur chiefly
on birds, whllo tho sucking II to, of
which less than a hundred aro known
so far, are confined to mnmmnls. No
As a chaser of fatigue
and depression, nothing
known to science is at
once so effective and
harmless as a cup of
flood coffee. Good
Moneyback a o f f o c
needs to bo extra good.
M o n e y b a o k , means
In nrnmn-tlght cans, over
fresh; cleanly granulated.
the same vnyn tho calcium telia
sulphide and calcium pclttiiHutphldo
of the old llmo-sulphur compound do.
It will he readily seen that the reac
tions are exactly tho same.
Tho ono great difference between
the sodium pobsulphlde (soluble
sulphur) and the calcium pol sul
phide (Itmc-sutphur) Is that tho for
mor Is much moie caustic, and must
be used with greater rare Those who
have carefully studied the action of
lime-sulphur on trees Know that It
has a retarding effect mum blossom
ing and. In general, the opening of all
the buds on tho tree Trees spraod
with llmo-sulphur will bloom some
what later than those left unsiiacd
Ah It has been the practice to spray
us late us possible Just before tho
buds open, there is ulwnss some slight
Injury dun to the causticity of the
lime-sulphur. The amount of lujuiy,
however, Is nevor great enough to
warrant one not to spray. Since tho
soluble sulphur (sodium polysul
phldo) Is much more caustic than
lime-sulphur (calcium pobsulphlde)
care must be exercised In spravlng
too late In the season. If It were
put on ns late as the llmo-sulphur.
the caustic effect would bo more niil
Iceablo than In the case of llmo-sulphur.
As spra)H act differently un
der different climatic conditions. It l
nlwas wi'll to make some careful
tests before advising the general use
of any now spray. While good re
sults have been secured In many sec
tions, nrcordliig to reports from re
liable sources, 1 would not advise our
fruit growers to bo too hast) In iialn
It to the exclusion of the time-sulphur
until It has been fully tested In this
district. Thorough tests will bo made
the coming season by this office. The
great causticity of the spray If used
as late as we are accustomed to use
the llmo-sulphur might result In some
dnuiagu, tsprclully In bearing or
chards. Young orchards, not jet In
bearing, would not be so readily In
jured. P. .1. O'CAItA.
I'ntholoKlst In Chumc.
biting lire havo been found on man
or on any anthropoid ape SurkliiK
lice occur on man, Representative
tlkcwlito havo been found on the an
thropoid gibbous and rhnmpau'ees
Tho other tailed monkeys which, In
contrast with the muu-IIko apes, are
shown by tho "blond relationship"
tests to be unrolntod to man, harbor
parasltus of nu entirely distinct kind
Tho roKomblauro of man to his sim
ian cousins crops out In this most un
How theso remarkable nffltiltos
of host nud pnraslto are preserved Is
not easy to ovplaln. Tho Califor
nia entomologist responsible for the
farts recited states that he has ofleu
become, In tho course of collection,
tho temporary host or various bird
and mammnl-liift;tluK biting lice, but
theko parasites nil xcoiucd as nuxloiii
to escnpo as ho was to havo them.
Anil they did oscape; or If they did
not, they did In n few hours. There
Is Indeed, sn)H the Journal of tin
American Medical association, nu ex
traordinarily exact fining of paraslKi
to host lu tho case of biting and suck
ing lire, it Is hard to umlorstnml of
Just what details this fitting consists,
but It would seem to Indicate a cer
"tain relationship between anlmnls
MRS. H. L. LEACH
.2(i North Uarllcll.
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