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About The Hood River glacier. (Hood River, Or.) 1889-1933 | View Entire Issue (March 7, 1891)
ood River Glacier.
MOOD MWVAU OIUWON, SATURDAY. MARCH 7, I8D1.
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3food Iiver Glacier.
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The Glacier Publishing Company.
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GEO. Pi MORGAN,
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Tunnel :: I,nw :: Specialist
Kuum No, 0, Un,l Offl.'a lliilldiiif,
TlIM PAI.I.KS. OH.
O. D. TAYLOR,
Real Hstate Broker,
Firr, Lire and Accident Insurnno.
Honey Loaned en Real Estate Security
OIIW, Kmifh Co.". PmiV Hull, ling,
TIIK H.M.I.I-a. OltKOO.V.
LivefiJ, Feed and $ale
Second Street, Tli. Dallea, Or.
I link. 1 -cialty of hirlnf hir" uJ KmrrltgM
nil hv. lorn. u( th. bo.t ln..- til drituf
horm in Ih. city, gi nil. ami lYlialil. tuiUMt fur
UJiMknil r.iiUom.ii. ml U IL B UoOl)
Grant Evans, Propr.
Eocoiul St., near Oak. Ho.nl Uiver, Or.
Shaving and ll.iir cutting nrntly dons.
Satisfaction (iuam.ii tied.
Tenia! or Interior Poiuls
NORTHERN v PACIFIC
-IN TIIK LINK TO TA K IC TO
All Points East anil Mi.
ii Ih line 4HNINTI CAR ItOI'TK. It run.
tlirowili Vktiiu ;,kiTkinm Kvkkv im v in run
ST. PAUL AND CHICAGO
(N n,i;i; ot' ;. it ,
' CoinpllKltll ( (tilling CHI 1 1 1 1 HI1 1 1iIISci I . I'llll
mwii drnwIiiK romn ulecperHof Idlest i tuliiiiciil,
, tourist hk'i'piiiK ftu Ij.-nt tlmt din 1st 1:011
, ntriH'tcil mil Hi whlrh mroiri iti i n I n 1 1 on i H rir both
free anil fiirnlln'il for holders ot II rut awl we
', owl class tli ki-tH, mill HkhuI "Iny eoiirlii'".
I, ... A f'OllllllllllllH II IK- OUIIIIITlllIK Willi llll lllK'H,
rW.Hbrilliii dlrwt hihI niil"tt!irli.l''l iwrvlce.
1 I'nlliniiii hlccpi-r rcNcrviitloiiH emi hu woureil
v Jit advance tlirniiith Hiiy hkimiI of tin- road.
'. j ' ThroiiKli tK'kctA to mid from nil pnlntH 'n
i' ' .America, KiikImihI und Knrojic can ho purchased
?' at hiiv ticket iillliw of this company.
,'': Kull liiformiitloii concerning raleH, thiifot
trains, route Hint other details furnished on aj
i , plication to any exi-iit, or
.. ,J , A. I). CIIAUI.TON.
jkBul.Hlant Ucimral PaHnetincr Audit, No. 121
Kltstslreet, corner of Washington, Portland
, Mixed In Her Line.
. A' friend's little 4-year-old daughter
Went to Sunday school a fciw Sundays
ago, and was very much impressed ly
the exercises. She remembered bits of
Home of the hymns, and for boiiio days
never tired of singing thorn over and
over again. She was a triilo irregular in
some of her "linen," however; one well
known hymn she began:
There'll ft lam! Unit Is fairer by 'lay,
And by faith w inuy sue it uflre.
Her father, who is a Wall street num.
but a good churchman withal, hopes
she is mistaken. New York Star.
How a Ilypocrlto Got Cotto.i HandM.
One of our Fork farmers was so anx
ious to get his cotton picked that after
riding around the neighborhood several
times hunting hands without success he
went to a negro camp meeting and ap
pealed to them m many ways, but with-1
out success. At last ho went up to be j
prayed for, put a nickel in the mission
ary box, and afterward got plenty of I
pickers. Orangeburg (S. C.) Enterprise. '
1111! PACIFIC COAST.
A Oiincsc- l:clnsion Hill litiotc the
Tlic Cn'.itr.u't let for tin' lIulMInu 'A tin
SoliliuV lloinr at Ortlng
Other IV.i.t News.
Sim Picno In tiilkin hImuiI titiildiiiK a
ruiirund to Vuinii.
New Mexlin In o t'Htiltillxh llll iliNiUH
li h y 1 1 1 1 1 1 ill t .mm N i'tiac.
The citpiliil ork of the SMkiuu Street
t.iiiUvtiv I'miipniiv lui" I'li'ii liuTfiiMi'tl
frimi 'itl,IHi.l l.i fiiHMhM.
'l'lir Nmlli Viikitnii t'ily ('mniell Iiiih
nuIiI $:!0,tl;Hi wnil Ii of city lonl to il
linn of Cliii'iipi lumkei'M fur '7,'HHI.
Tin' I'uviilliip opi'iii liniiw, runt injf
.'O.ooo, Iuih lii'i'ii I'linipli'li'il mid turned
over In the o hern I y the riiiitrili'tnin.
TiU'toim iickiHiwIecli.'i'H that it li:ti it
verv on f'tiil i.iiliee, innl it in hlrivinu for
n reiuivuliuii nf llie police department.
The (V iinly ('mill ( linker county,
r., Iiiih ili-r.ivcl'i il almiit lt.H),MH iicich
of IiiipI Ihiit ic:ipi'. liiMilioli U'i'iillMc
llie iliM ilt. vwie not iccor.li'il.
The Scittlc r.o;inl of AMermeii has
ili-lVnti'd the pioMit.iiion of the I'.onril of
I c!t'v'iilc.t to incrcue llie liipiot-IiceiiHe
fee fr ilil flit HI to f I.IMH) ii year.
1'y iirriineineiit coiiipletcd u few iIiivh
hi!o (lie Sun -riini'ixco HteainerH m ill not
cull lit Victoria, P.. ('., except w hen cpe
ciiil freight iH invaitinn Kliipluent.
A dii iwiiin nyaiiiHt M. HnrrM, n mer
chant of l.'arsnii, New, w ho tl ied to avoid
pnyitij; Iiim ilehlH, is I'Xtiected to have a
lieiit'licitil ell'ci't tliroilliout the Stale.
The contract him Iwen let for the con
ytrtictioii of the Sil.liem' Home ut Or
tiiiif. Wiifh.. uml work will Im'lmii on it
ux s. inn us poH.iilile and 1' pushed to
llniiilreils of hoiiHcH are K'"'Ok' up "
the i;overiimetit rcHervatioii near Port
Aii'eleH, Wiikh., in unticipatioii of foil-
rcMs pa-Miiij; a lawiti t:iviii Hipiniiers
The Seattle ("itv Council Iiiih decided
to discard the life of the name White-
chapel in that city. Police ollicern are
lint allowi I to tine the word, and iicwh
pnpers lire nsked to ili-curd it ill no.
The heir of persoiiH killed and whom'
propitv was Hwept away bv the Walnut
i iruve tfiim disaster near t'lueiiix, A. T.,
htled the re.-ervoir eomimnv furilaiiiUKeH,
hut the comiany Hectired the verdict.
A Salem capitalist has a ccheme to
build a wooden railroad from that city
to the timber, about twenty-live miles
distant. Ih; thinks a suitable road to
brinjj; loirs to the city can lie constructed
for u bout tfii'.i.nno.
The l.os AneleH Council has ordered
that the new City I lull be overhauled
mid put in a safe condition. The l.r)trt
says: San Francisco is not the only
place that bus a w hite, raw-lmiied ele
phant on its lu'inls.
P.rndst reel's mercantile aueiM-y reports
twenty-live failunH in Pacilie Const
States mid Territories for the past week,
as com pared with twenty-six for the pre
vious we k and nineteen for the corre
sponding week of IS!i().
The rains in the South and in Arizona
are very heavy, and the Hi reams are i;et
tiiitf in a dangerous condition. In Ari
zona the suspension biidjre at Clifton
has been swept away, and people living
near the river are llccinjj.
A compromise has been effected lc
tween the San hiego Land an I Town
Company and (icorge Neale, by which
the company is enabled to take posses
sion of all llie Sweet water reservoir and
thereby avoid any future waste of water.
A number of Kipiatt' rs on unsurveyed
lands on the Upper Skvkoinish, who lo
cated upon what litis since been ascer
tained to be school and railroad indem
nity lands, have abandoned their claims,
thinking that they would bo unable to
obtain title to tin in.
Dan I'emmerly, w ho was convicted of
the murder of Matt I''aiih! in Yolo coun
ty, (Jul., nearly t wo years ago, and who
was sentenced to seventeen years in the
State prison, has been admitted to bail
in the sum of f2"i,(IOII, pending an ap
peal, by Judge P.iiehlerof Solano county.
The people of Woodland are dissatislied
with the action of the Judge.
The Taeoiua and Koehe I arlior Lime
Company of San Juan county, Wash.,
nre shipping large quantities of lime to
San Francisco and Hawaiian Islands.
Heretofore the lime has been taken to
Seattle and Tacomii for transshipment,
but arrangements have now been made
for steamers to come direct from San
Francisco and load at Roche Harbor.
A bill has been introduced in both
Houses of the Legislature to exclude
Chinece from California and compel
those who remain to register, so that it
may be known what becomes of them.
The bill is said to have sanction of the
Federal officials at Washington, and has
been passed upon as constitutional by
the Attorney-Ueiieral of the State. The
bill will come up within a few days for
action by the Legislature.
The long-pending litigation between
the I'.eliini.'hani Hay and Nook suck boom
companies has been settled. AH suits
pro and con. pending in the Superior
Court of Whatcom county and the Su
preme Court of the State of Washington
nave been withdrawn, and the entire
stock and franchise of tne Nooksack
boom company has passed to the owner
ship of the individual stockholders 01
the Bollinglmm Bay boom company,
Chicago's Mayor Points Out a Liw
to PivsLk'iit (law.
New York City Troubled Willi llluhw.iy
lioMirrs St. I.mils Caplt.illbts
Oppose I'ri'i' Collide.
UlinoiN rniUuy emoves will oriiui.o
against I it linger legislation.
Heal estate nine miles from the center
of Chicnpi sells for f l,tH)t an acre.
Hihwav robbery is ipiiti iiiiuou In
freiilenteil street 4 of New Yolk of late,
MitiucapoliH has received 2,lH)ll,IKH)
bushels ol wheat from Washington this
The deinits In the savings bunk of
the I . 1 1 1 i 1 1 i 1 1 1 1 declined f :l,'JOII,IHKI lust
The Alabama State Senate has appro
l'i iuti'.l .1IUMI In reoreseiit Alubamii ut
the World's I'uir.
Kill of forty-three roads ivMirtiliir Jan
uary I'liruiiis tbirlyciht hIiow subht.in
t ial Kains over last year.
It Ik slated that the Yauderhitts have
eivell 5,IKM),OiMI (or iron mines ill (he
M.ii'pictte (Mich.) region.
The CI ui 111 1 xt i if I 'oinmerce of A tin nt a,
in., hits iiiiiinimoiinly indorsed Secretary
lilaine's reciprocity with r-rail
The Texas Senate lias under coify'ider
ry in the schools
at ii .ii a bill lo teach historv
from the Confederate stand)
ieiieials MrU'lo and Hancock "ill
have monuments on the iettysluirK but
tle field, to U- erected by the Stale,
.MeichnlltM Hint other hunillcNH men of
Si. baiis, representing $(Ml,otHl,ihKl cap
ital, have protected against free coinage.
The appeal of Curdiliut (iihholiH for
funds to relieve dist revs in the familie
stricken district of Ireland has drought
to him f.'i.txKi.
Albiiipieripie, N, M., has ii large sur
plus of unmarried vming men, uinl un
inllilx of New Fngi.ind girls would Is
I luring the month of .Lmunrv (he pull
lax on Chinese arriving at Victoria, II.
C, was f:',S17, an increase of fMtll over
January last year.
Ilull'alo is threatened with a water
famine because "porridge" ice in the
Niagara river has nearly stopped the
All the saloons in I'.ismarck, N. P., nre
closed on un account of an original-package
decision by the State Su preme Court,
ii'nl not a drink of liquor is said to be
Chicago will soon have the largest 10
ceiit lodging-house in the world. The
building w ill be seven stories high, will
cost f-Ci,(MMl and he heated by steam and
lighted by electricity.
The revised estimates show that the
delicieiicv for the pension ollice is fL'S,
7K,:i:W. The estimate llrst presented to
Congress was for $I0,(MIII,()IHI. The pres
ent estimate is a reduction of f5,:ii;l,(i(iS.
Howdoin College will send a scientific
ami collecting expedition to Labrador
and Iceland next summer. It will be in
charge of Prof. L. A. Lee, and nliout llf
teen students will make up the party.
The (ieorgiu Legislature is considering
a bill to punish doctors and druggists
who become drunk. For llrst conviction
a line of fOO is proposed, and for the
second the license to practice is revoked.
It is reported to the Land Pepurtment
at Washington that some of the timlicr
lands in the Coast States are being in
vaded by lumbermen, and the depart
ment has decided to investigate the mat
ter. An Alliance Representative has intro
duced a bill in the Kansas House which
provides that anv person who will tile a
petition in the Pislrict Court, staling tlmt
fie or she is of good moral ehaructorshall
be permitted to practice law.
There is a slrong belief that Hrazil will
not ratify the agreement Ihat Hlaine has
made with representatives of that coun
try. F.nglish commercial representatives,
in Hrazil are doinglheir ulniost to pre
vent the agi cement holding good.
The Connecticut Railroad Commis
sioners pronounce the grade-crossing law
in that, State a virtual failure. At the
close of the last year there were 1,11)3
grade crossings in the State, and of these
only twenty-nine were abolished during
The South Dakota House bus passed
the Senate bill for a fence law to the ef
fect that stock may range in all unorgan
ized counties. It also passed a bill that
no counties are to be organized in the
future until a majority of voters decide
The will of the late J. N. McCulloiigh,
Vice-President of the Pennsylvania, has
been filed for probate. The estate is
valued from $7,000,000 to $10,000,000.
The will gives his wife and daughter
each one-fourth of the estate, the re
mainder being left in trust.
Mayor Crcigor of Chicago in his reply
to a letter from President (Sage of the
World's Fair asking for police protection
for the men at work at Jackson Park
makes the following point among others
while declining to comply with the re
quest: If the report is true that the
Italians employed are aliens, they are
not entitled to protection, as under an
act passed by the State Legislature in
1889 it is made unlawful for any board,
commission, officer or contractor, acting
for or under any municipality, to employ
Ijnjvmr William Saiil to lie 15c
coming Mori Cranky.
King; Iltimlicit to Arbitrate llctwccn the
I'nltcdjStati's ami l-'iiLiiul on the
lii'hilnu Sea Controversy.
Pliotogrnplihig in colors is the Intent
1 reiich Invention.
The Purls Inhibition cleared over
H.tKKI.IKHI frillies net.
French inilroiids have reduced pnssen
ger uml freight rates.
The Jliisniun heut crop Is liowesli
mated al' P.l.i.OiKI.IKkl bushels.
ierinany Is" said to coutcmpluti' tin
sale of Piimuralaiid toiirent I'.ntuin.
The bullion in the Hank of Liiglund
decrein-eil H,iHKI,IMKI week before last.
Medicul men In Herlin have limillv
dilbbed the Koch lymph " tuberculide. '
Uruguay has reduced lor standing
army to one foinlh its former strength.
It is proposed to renew the charter of
tin- Hunk ol l innce lor twenty-three
Iteilin is now iilmost empty of the for
eign doctors w ho in rived ill the early
days of .he Koch cure.
Distress is apparently widespread in
Hamburg, and a relief committee is dis
tributing I H, tl.il) meals daily.
( iold veins rich enough to be worked
at u profit by u new process have Im-cii
discovered ill I he French Alps,
(Jticfii Victoria will probably go for
l.aster to li.iuiliurg, where r.mprcss
Frederick is to p.ius the spring.
lird Salisbury's reply to lllai lie's dis
patch un the Itehriug Sea question has
tieen forwarded to Washington.
Four-liflh of t he l iceman West Africa
Company's territory has been acquired
by the Aiiglo-l iermuii Company.
The South Australian wheat returns
shows that I'.'.l'nlO.IHHI bushels were reaped
mid that i,()no,ooo are available for ex
port. The development of smokeless coal
mines in Touquiu shows much larger
desisils than were at lirst believed to lie
The population of Tokio, the capital of
.In pn n, is rapidly increasing, w bile that
of other cities and towns in the empire
Terrible storms are reported on the
coast of (ireece. Several shipping disas
ters have been heard of, with loss of
twenty or more lives.
In (iront Ilritain during 1K1M), it is com
puted, the consumption of tea for each
person averaged fi.UH pounds, " exceed
ing that of any previous year."
Kmpernr William's vagaries have be
come more mid more marked, and his
abrupt restlessness, excesses ol irritabil
ity and uncertain moods occasion much
The Sultan of Turkey has approvud
the project of the Hritish embassy for
providing homes for freed negroes, and
will assist in the aliolition of the Turk
ish slave trade.
The Viilemimli of Moscow regards with
apprehension the steady increase of the
lioummiian urmy and imvy. That little
kingdom spent last year 47,OOi),000 francs
on its military force.
The Herlin I'olilirnl ('orrffpondfiur
publishes a rumor that the F.nglish mid
United States governments have agreed
to submit the Itehriug Sen question to
the arbitration of King Humbert of Italy.
Though every effort has been made fo
conceal the fact, it is now stated that
O'P.rien and Dillon are divided on the
question of Parnell's position. O'Hrien
is in Parnell's favor, while Dillon is op
posed to him.
Among tin; inanv world's fairs pro
posed for this year Is a world's labor ex
hibition to. bit held in London. It is
pianned that, at this exhibition opera
tives of every denomination might lie
seen actually at work.
The vegetarian fad scorns to bespread
ing. A foreign note says the London
Vegetarian Society reports a member
ship of 541, but the movement is said to
have spread throughout Flngland, Con
tinental Kurnpo and the colonies.
The London World says a battle be
tween homeopathy and allopathy has
raged over the sick bed of Princess llon
lietta of Flanders similar to that which
occurred at Disraeli's last illness. An
eminent hoine qiathistwns called in con
sultation, but the eminent orthodox doc
tors refused to meet him. A voting mil
itary doctor was, therefore, summoned
from the country.
A company has been formed in Tiflis
and Odessa to exploit the vast fields of
natural cement ot "New Russia" (West
Siberia). That cement is of a quality
which neither Western Europe or Amer
ica can supply. It requires no artificial
preparation but burning in a furnace.
The new company is building shops in
Novorossiysk, Anapa and other points,
where the cement will be gathered for
1 he Imperial Cabinet has resolved to
put the armies of all the vassal provinces
of Central Asia under the command of
Russian oflicers and sub-offleers. The
Russian military drill is used at present
in the armies of the Afghan, Persian,
Tartar and other provinces, and under
the command of Russian officers they
will form a strong opposition against the
military forces of Bokhara, Cjunj and
other Asiatic powers,
Flour, niillstiills, outs and liny lire
plentiful, w bile the demand is fair. I'o
lalocs are very plentiful, and some are
now being shipped to un Francisco.
Other vegetables are in fair supply. On
ions have advanced. Fruits are in good
supply. Poultry is in fair sopplv. He
ci Ipls of I Iregou eggs lire lih-ral, while
the ib'uiund is very good local I and from
outside points, w hich keep prices steady.
Hotter mid cl scare still scarce. Ore
gon cheese bus ml vniiivil. Hops and
hides nre weuk mid dull, while the de
mand is slow . Wool is ii tit In the
uicrchmnli-.e markets dried fruits are in
fair supply, w hiU olher conimislities are
in good supply mid demand. Meats are
in g Hi I supply,
W in r mich I trading is of fair pro
portions at steady prices, (jipie: Val
ley. l.:,.,(,i.'.'7l.J; Walla Walla, fl.ir.m
Fi.oi n guote: Standard, flt.KO; Walla
Wiilln, :l.7U per barrel.
I Ia is Canute: oliiiHilc per bushel.
M111.NTI kks Ojiotc: Itran, tLllmSI;
Shorts, :Miii I!-'; liroimd I'.ailev, flHM
IlL'.iO; Cboji Feed. fLT. per oi;' Hurley,
f I. L'.'io I.IIil percental.
llAY(Jiiotii: f I out 17 per ton.
Vkoki'uiuis (Juote: 'Cabbage, fl.fii)
' 1.7ft per cental; Cmilillower, f I 1 It.'i
per dozen; Celery, tHlc per dozen; On
Ions, ,'Ini ,V ,c per pound ; Carrots, f 1.00
per sack ; F.ccis, f l.ftll jier sack ; Turnips,
fl per stick ; Potatoes, 7o'"Wic percental.
I' an i s I Jiioie : is A iigcles Oianges,
f'.'m .''5; Riverside, f.7.',i.i :t.ou ; Navels,
l.fto per lix; Sicily Lemons, f.'i. 501.1 (1.0(1
per case; Pciiim, I '..e per pound ; Apples,
liicnif I.L'.'i er Uix ; I'.amiuas, fildi I per
Nils (Joule; California Walnuts,
ll'.c; Hickory, K'..c; Brazils. 211c:
Almonds, Itiiifl'c; ImIIh-iIs, I tint 11c;
Pine Nuts, I7f"lse; Pecans, 17oi lHc;
( tN'ouniits, He per pound.
Hi 1 1 Kit (Juote : Oregon fancy cream
ery, lOt.i IJ'j.e ; taiicy dairy, "ivf, lair
to gissl, 2T't.t'!l'c; common, itlh" Uic ;
choice California, :7'..i(";!!c per pound,
CumsK ltioic; Oregon, Hn."c; ('al
ifornin, Iftdi lllc per pound.
Fi.os tuotn: Oregon, L'5c per dozen,
I'ori.iiiv Quote; Chickens. fft.UOnt
.'i.r0; Ducks. .Mini 10; Oeese, flint II) per
dozen ; Turkeys, 1 In l.ric per pound.
Iloi-s (Junto; Nominally, ItSc per
Wool (Junto; Willilliu tte Valley, 10
(iiL'Oe; Walla Walla, I4irl7cper pound.
IIikkh (Juote : Dry Hides, M'leeted
prime, HniH'.jC, c less lor culls; green,
elected, over W pounds, -1c ; under W)
IMiuuds, '.if. Sheep Pelto, short wool. .'10
dCiOc; medium, tiiini 80c; long.lHicwf l.2f;
'hiarlings, lOnfLMc; Tallow, gtssl to
choice, ;tr :)'( per )hiuiiI,
Tli MnrrliMiiilUit Mnrknt,
Com. On. (Juote: fll.'JO tier case.
Rick (J.iote: 15.50(116.75 per cental.
Picki.ks (Juote; ft., Was; ft..'U.'D.
CiiAMiKiiiiiKs (Juote; Cape Cod, ftl
Salt (Junto: Liverpool, f 17, fl, f 19;
took, filer Hi per ton in carload lots.
Cokkkk (Juote : Costa Rica, '.2'jc;
Rio, Lft'jc; Arbuckle's, roasted, 2o4c
P.kans The market is firm. (Juote:
Small Whites, H:,.,c; Pink, ile; Bayos,
414c; Butter, !0tfc; Limns, 4'ac per
Kro Aiis (Juole : Golden C, 41.'c ; exi ra
l- fie; dry granulated, ('hc ; culs
crushed and powdered, (i'n'o per pound.
I'uiKi) rue its llie market is linn.
(Juote: ' Italian Prunes, I2'cj Pe
tite and (iernian Prunes, 10c per pound;
Raisins, f 2.50 per Imix: Pliimmer-drieii
Pears, lOotllc; sun-dried and factory
Plums, I pit 12c: evaporated Peaches. IS (it.
20c; Smyrna Fign, 20c; California Figs,
Oc per pound.
i;annk( toons Market stead v. (Juote:
Table fruits, $2.00, 2'aS; Peaches, $2.60;
Hart let t Pears, $2.25; Plums, fl.05;
Strawberries, $2.50; Cherries, f2(if2.50;
Itlack berries, f2; tiaspberries, t2.55;
Pineapples, $2.75; Apricots, $2 00. Pie
Irtnt: Assorted, fl.5o per dozen ; Peaches,
$1.50; Plums, $1.25; Hlackls'rries, $1.05
per tlozen. Vegetables: Corn, $1.25
'it 1.5(1. according to quality; Tomatoes,
fl.U(i:i,50; Sugar Peas, $I.IO(ul.(iO;
String lleans, $1.10 per dozen. Fish: Sal
mon, $1.26(irl.fi0; sardines, K0c(if$l.li0;
lobsters, f2(n3; ovsters, $l.50m 3.25 per
dozen. Condensed milk : F.agle brand,
:fH.2.r; Crown, $7; IliglUand. $0.75;
Champion, $0 per case.
IIonuy (Juote: One-pound frames,
Naii.s Base quotations: Iron, $11.00 ;
Steel, $:!.!(); Wire, $:.!! per keg.
Miot (Juote: fl.70 per suck.
The Aluat IMiiiket.
The market is steady.
Beef Live, SftMe; dressed, 7c.
Mutton Live, 414(it'4luc; dressed, 8c.
I Jogs Live, 4,'!!(!r4:,.,'c; dressed, 0c,
Veal 5ry 8e por pound.
SMOKKO MKATS AND LAIU).
(iuote; Hams, 10c; Breakfast Bacon,
t)(illc; Sides, UttflOc; Lard, l)3.C per
It is understood the Senate Finance
Commit tee's adverse report on Stanford's
land bill was prepared bv Morrill, the
venerable Chairman of the committee,
who is upward of 80 vears of age, but
who retains his mental vigor to a sur
prising degree. His report is regarded
by the Senators as an extremely able
The lace factories of Kursk and Orlov
are receiving more orders from France
than they 1 an fill.-- At the Into exhibi
tion in Paris the Russian lace was bought
with avidity by the F'rench ladies. Since
then that lace has become fashionable
Two physicians of Havana are success
fully inoculating new arrivals in Cuba
against yellow fever through mosquitoes
that have contaminated themselves by
stinging yellow-fever patients. Fifty
two cases of mosquito inoculation have
been followed up. Of them only about
x per cent, subsequently contracted the
disease, with a mortality of less than 2
A BARGAIN IN CRABS.
How Or. Toinplilii Found Unit Rnrnifli
to rinli for Ilium All III I.lfn.
"I liko to do a little black buns fwh
lng now und then," said Dr. Tompkins,
of Peim Vun, "but Pin not ono of thoso
enthusiastic, js'oplo who can't get along
withont it. The other day, though, a
friend of initio came in with a fino catch
of bass, and the sight of them rather put
niu in the humor of going out und getting
a lot myself.
"What did you eaten 'cm withT I
asked, my friend.
"Crnljs," he said.
"Wo call crawfish 'crabs' In Pnna
Van. I hud heard before that craba
were good bait for block bass, and think
ing tint I might get some fun out of
them as well as anybody else I went
over to Lake Kctika outlet to bait. I
banged around in the creek for three
hours turning up stones and slopping
about in tlm water knoo deep, and suc
ceeded in rupturing fivo little crabs.
" 'Well,' I said to myself, 'that isn't a
very big lot of bait to start on a day's
fishing with, but I guess I won't have
any trouble getting two or three nico
"I was about leaving the creek when
I met a small boy. He was a Peuu Yuri
small boy and ho had nerve, and hu
hailed me familiarly ami said:
" Hullo, mister. What you after?
"I told iiini I was gathering crabs for
bait, but tliut they were powerful soiree.
" 'What'll you give ine to get you
Borne:' inquired tho small boy.
"I thought it would be a nice thing to
have u couple of down or so of crabs, for
I'd want to be going out after more bass
the next day, and knowing what a tough
and tedious time I'd hud getting oniy
five, I thought I'd make it worth the boy's
while sjM'uding a day tugging and sweat
ing among the stones, and so I said I'd
give him live cents apieco for crabs.
" 'How many '11 1 git yon? ho asked.
" 'Oh, all you can,' I replied, fettling
tlmt all ho could get would certainly be
" 'All right!' he said, and I went up
the lake a mile or so with iny five crabs
to get some bass for my supper. I fished
all tho rest of the day and never got as
much as a bite. It was supper time
when I pulled for homo.
" 'The next man that says crabs to
me, I said to myself, 'it won't go well
"After supir I was sitting in my
office, feeling a littlo sore jet over my
day's fishing, when a knock camo to the
dixjr. I oM iied it, and there stood the
small boy I had hired to gather crabs for
me. I had forgotten all about him.
'Hullo, mister!" he Baid. 'I got
"Crabs were the very last thing I was
hankering after just then, but of course
a bargain was a bargain.
" 'All right,' I said. 'Fetch 'em in.'
"Tho small boy stepped aside and im
mediately appeared again, accompanied
by another small boy. Each boy lugged
in a big tobacco pail. Each pail was
filled with crabs.
" 'Great heavens!' I exclaimed. 'How
many haye you got?'
" 'There's two thousan', mister,' said
the small boy I had bargained with.
'But we'd 'a' got a lot more if the pails
had been bigger.'
"Two thousand crabst If you'll take
tho trouble to figure on that you'll find
that nt fivo cents apiece 2,000 crabs will
coino to just an even $100, and that was
tho price per crab I had bound myself to
pay. While those bbys had nerve Tve
an idea that their ideas of financiering
were crude, for after 6ome exceedingly
anxious and apprehensive argument with
them I induced them to compromise on
a basis of labor by the day, and even
then they made such a good thing out of
me that the next man who mentions
crabs to mo will stand an excellent
chance of having the price of that day's
work taken out of bus hide. I returned
thoso crabs to Kenka outlet, and any
ono who wants to may go there and
catch them -if they can." Louisville
An I'litfiiiocr Who Slept.
The writer asked an old engineer the
other day if ho had ever while running
a locomotive yielded to sleep. "No
well, yes." ho answered. "That is, it
wasn't a sleep, just a nod ; a suddeu stop
ping of everything and then an awaken
ing with a start. I was so dead beat that
it seemed to me ns if a thousand pound
weight was pulling my eyelids down.
Of courso I fought it off, but for just one
second I gave in once. I was looking
ahead when suddenly I felt my head go
down with a jerk. I don't think that
that sleep lasted one-tenth of a second,
but every Sensation left my brain. . It
was as if it flashed out and then back
again. It is a sorry thing," he added
grimly, "when engineers go to sleep in
their cabs." New York Tribune.
Dow It Got Its Name.
It is said that the town of Howland,
Me., derived its name from the exclama
tion made by an adventurous white mau
who fell in love with and stole awry
from her father's wigwam a young and
beautiful squaw. He was pursued down
the Piscataquis, where he took his sweet
heart into his canoe and boldly paddled
out into the foaming water. In hot pur
suit came the dusky sons of the forest,
and, reaching the banks of the swift
flowing waters, they saw the white
eanup nearing the shore. They set up
cries of rage, w hich continued through
tho night. When these came to his ears
he proudly lifted his head e;ich time and
in classical English cried lack, "Howl
tad be durned! Boston Traveller.