r V0L;r4. HOOD RIVER, OREGON, SATURDAY. JUNE 4; 1892. NO. 1. Glacier. r I i 3(e'6d ver (5 laci er rUBLXSHKD IVIBT SATURDAY MORNING BT The Glacier MMlng Company. . SUBSCRIPTION PRICK. On, year .0 00 Six months... ... 1 Or Three months. ..... M BiiRle copy.........1. f Cent THE GLACIER t ? e Grant Evans, Propr. . , Second St., near Oak. " Hood River, Or. Shaving and Hair-cutting neatly done. . Satisfaction Guaranteed. OCCIDENTAL MELANGE Vast Beds of Iron Ore in Hanover Valley, N. M.; Sold, v ; ARIZONA'S CATTLE PROSPECTS GOOD. V..- -"f."-4 - l- '' ( The Washoe Indians to Hold a Seven-Day Fandang Mining Trouble in ' : ' . ' Idatio -Other News. BafflgfSljop Salt Lake is warring with gamblers. Sacramento has voted , for the pew , charter. ' ' ' ' " " ''., Near Kingman, A. T., is a wonderful salt deposit. ;7;, r " ' " ' ' " , Arizona's cattle prospects are . better now .thai, for years; . , w Phoenix, A. T., is putting in a Bewer system that will cost $125,000. Oregon's new settlers for the year end-! injftJVIay 1 amounted to over 100,000. ' The Washoe Indians are to hold a "Y grand seven-day fandango near Carson. -,, A religious sect called the River Breth s'i - ' ren from Pennsylvania have settled near 'Phoenix, A. T. , .-'v? Secretary of War Elkins has directed that the new military post at Helena, Mont., be named Fort Harrison. A. E. McDonald' has been sentenced '': to ten years at Folsom for robbing the cathedrals at Los Angeles of sacred ves sels. , Work on the Wolfley panal in Gila Bend, A. T., will begin at once. The canal will water 200,000 acres of fruit land.; n ;! $H !i H H ?1 ;T J ; A force of men have at last been set to work closing the gap in the Southern Pacific coast line between Elwood and Templeton. ,V 'V ".. It is announced that on and after July 1 trains on-the Canadian Pacific will carry all mails and passengers between Montreal and the Coast in live days. Nicholas Grosbeak, who was pardoned by President Harrison, he having been convieted of violating the Edmunds law at Salt Lake, has been convicted of a similar offense. ; . ,' The purchase of the vast beds of iron ore in Hanover Valley, N. M., is an nounced at Chicago by a company of very wealthy men, and the property is valued at nearly 20,000,000. George Burnett, a young man, once a , student at Berkeley, is under arrest at Chihuahua on a charge of murder, he having killed the superintendent of a mine at that Mexican town. .' An investigation into the1' affairs of C. B. Seeley, Treasurer of the Napa Insane Asylum, which was demanded by parties at Napa, has resulted in placing the gen tleman in a better, position before the people, v.. ,' Last year two carloads of new potatoes were shipped from San Jose to Chicago. Thie year seven carloads have been al ready sent, and orders aie coming in for more."'' Fancy prices are paid for these potatoes. - The Committee of One -Hundred at San Diego has begun war on the Santa Fe road. Suit is to bo brought for a forfeiture of the railroad franchise. The lands and franchise granted to the ' road are estimated to be worth $6,000,000. Edgar A. Martin, alias Edgar A. Mc Duffee, has been rearrested for forging the will of Frederick Heldt of Fort Bragg, who died suddenly in Martin's saloon. New evidence poin' a to the fact that the will was made after Heldt's death. It has been declared a forgery. At Flagstaff, A. T.J' the residence of Mrs. Mary Hoffman caught fire while ' the lady was visiting a neighbor.; A child had been left in the building, and the mother rushed in to save it, but lost her life. The bodies of mother and child were found side by side. . Wells, Fargo & Co.'s detectives have established the identity of the murder ous stage robbers who held up the Red , ding stage and killed Messenger Mont gomery. The wounded robber 'who was captured has confessed that he is Charles Ruggles, son of L. B. Ruggles, a wealthy ' farmer living at Traver, Tulare county. The other robber is John D. Ruggles, an elder brother of Charles. The latter was sentenced in 1878 to seven years at . . San - Quentin for robbing a man- and woman in San Joaquin county, but was pardoned in 1880. In the Redding 'rob bery he got away with gold valued at CONGRESSIONAL' MATTERS; I Bill Introduced in the House by Mr. - Bryan to Put Rough Lum- ber on Free List. v The Senate Committee on Military Af fairs has reported favorably Senator Al len's bill for a wagon road through the DortUanby military reservation in VVash ington.' - : ' . i . In the Senate the bill has been passed extending for a term of two years the time for completing the Spokane and Palouse railroad through the Nez Perces Indian reservation in Idaho.. , . The Senate has passed Mr. Allen's bill, authorizing the construction of a bridge over the Columbia river at some point between the counties of Douglas and Kittitas, in Washington, by the Great Northern road. " ..''' The Senate has passed the bill provid ing that jurors and witnesses in the Dis trict and Circuit Courtsof Oregon,' Wash ington, Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming shall be entitled to receive 10 cents for each mile actually traveled in coming to and from the courts. General Saint Clair has presented to the Houbc Committee the special World's Fair souvenir bill. It provides for the issue of Treasury notes under the exist ing silver law in payment . for bullion with which to mint souvenir coins. There is appropriated $100,000 instead of $700,000, as proposed in the Original measure, for medals and diplomas. ' Wolcott'of the Committee on Civil Service and Retrenchment reported to the Senate the joint resolution propos'ng an amendment to the constitution, making the term of office of the President and Vice-President six years, and making the President ineligible for re-election. The change to take effect March 4, 1897. In the House the other day Repre sentative Wilson introduced the Senate bill providing for the removal by the Legislature of the State of Washington, the restrictions upon the power of alien ation of a portion of the Puyallup reser vation. This bill, it will be remembered, is practically a substitute for the ono in troduced by senator Alien some. weeKs ago. ;. ; The joint Immigration Committee of the two Houses of Congress is mak ing rapid progress ia the consideration of the bill for the better administration of the laws relating to immigration. The other day a very full meeting of the joint committee was held and some dis puted points adjusted. They merely pro vide for the practical and efficient en forcement of the provisions of toe exist ing laws.; , ' Senator ' Feltoru has .'proposed ' an amendment to the river and harbor bill, appropriating 50,000 for restraining works on the American river, California. To remove the debris where it is now lodged will cost but a fraction of 1 cent per cubic yard, whereas it will coat 15 cents per yard to remove it after it has reached navigable rivers, according to a report of the Board of Engineers of the War Department. Justice Harlan of the United States Supreme Court and Senator Morgan of Alabama, who were selected by the Pres ident as arbitrators on the part of the United States in the Behring Sea contro versy, have each accepted the appoint ment, and agree to serve. Justice Har lan said he would probably go abroad about the latter part of July. It will be next autumn at the earliest before the commission assembles, and how long it will take them to conclude the settle ment of the controversy is still a doubt ful problem, j . wj : j . i ; ' , ' . i Representative Brvan of Nebraska has introduced a bill placing rough lumber on the free list and imposing duties as follows on partly or entirely finished lumber : : Lumber, each side planed or finished. 60 cents per 1,000 feet; planed on one side and tongued and grooved, $1 per l,d00 feet; planed on both sides and tongued and grooved, $1.50 per 1,000 feet. The bill was not introduced as the result of an agreement on- the lumber bill by the Democratic majority on the Ways and Means Committee, but it in dicates Bryan proposes to urge the com mittee to settle the lumber question, which has been before it for some time, by reporting a bill on those lines. Representative Loud of California has introduced an amendment to the sundry civil appropriation bill, increasing the appropriation for the enforcement of the Chine.-e restriction laws from $50,000 to $190,000. Most of this amount is to be used in furnishing Chinese registration certificates. He thought this was a rea sonable amount, ns under Geary's Chi nese exclusion bill passed by the House a provision was made for taxing the Chi nese $3 per head for certificates of regis tration. This would make a total of $330,000 for this purpose, as there 110, 000 Chinese in this country according to the estimate of the census bureau, and this estimate should be increased by about 60 per cent., he thought. By unanimous consent the item was passed over to give the committee time for fur ther investigation. ' ' The Supreme Court in its decision in the case of the Northern Pacitic Railroad Company vs. Mary Bardon settled a long-mooted point. The tract of land in controversy was within the grant to the Northern Pacific, but at the date of the grant was occupied by a pre eruption claim. . Subsequent to that the pre emption claim was canceled and the land restored to the public domain. The question was whether the right of the railroad company was men attacnea or whether the land was subject to entry by a homestead. The court decided against the railroad company, holding that the land, having been appropriated at the date of the grant, could 'not, al though subsequently restored to ,the public domain, inure to ' the benefit of the railroad company. r There are many valuable land cases pending which this case will settle finally. ' i ; " - j BEYOND THE ROCKIES Cost of the, New Sault Ste. Marie : ' .Canal in Canada. . SWINDLING ENDOWMENT CONCERNS. The Payments of the Sugar Bounty for the , Present Fiscal Year Louisiana .Confederate VeteraBS. V"--v i Baron Fava says he is glad to get back to the United Statee. Mrs. Grant has decided not to publish her memoirs of the General. ' The prospects for a crop of cotton 15 per cent, less than that of 1891-2 is promised., .-. . , The cost of the- new Sault Ste. Marie canal in Canada has been estimated at $4,000,000. , . The annual reunion of the Army of the Cumberland will be held at Chicamauga on September 15. ''.. ". , Capitalists are said to be arranging to pipe oil from Portland, Ind., to Chicago for fuel purposes. v f .r The Confederate Veterans of Louisiana will ask that the -Legislature pass a pen sion bill for them. . . , ; A bill has been passed in the Ken tucky House making dealers in cigarettes pay a license of $3J0. . ' The Rio Grande and connections will fight the Union Pacitic by reducing its running time to the East. . The necessary t quipment for six miles of electric tramway is now on its way from this country to Siaou : A change of venue to St. Charles county, Mo., has been granted to Hedges pet h, the noted train robber. " A Boston syndicate has purchased eighty acres of land near Chattanooga, Tenn., and will mine for gold., '.- Comptroller of the Currency Lacey will soon become President of the Bank ers' National Bank of Chicago. John F. Sullivan after a two weeks' theatrical engagement at Brooklyn will go into training for his match with Cor- bett. ; ' -. - ' ,'. " Two thousand pavers and stonecutters are idle in Vermont, and the dealers eay the lockout will last forever, unless the cutters give in. v .'" '. ' . The census bulletin giving the statis tics of dwelling houses shows that Phil adelphia has 187,000 dwellings, Chicago 147,000 and New.. York 81,828. Lieutenant Hetherington's father dis credits the story sent out from St. Paul that Mrs. Hethenngton returned to America under an assumed name. It is announced that an English syndi cate is after the Kentucky distilleries, with the intention of limiting the pro-. duction and sending up the price. 1 Senator Cameron has introduced a bill appropriating $25,000 lor the survey of the proposed ship canal from Philadel phia to New York across New Jersey. Archbishop Eider of Cincinnati has declined to allow the Elks' funeral cere monies - in a Catholic cemetery. The Cincinnati Elks are making a great stir about it. Omaha bankers and railroad men have refused to subscribe money to entertain the People's party National Convention on the ground that its principles are in imical to tneir interests. 1 ' The payments of the sugar bounty for the present fiscal; year have amounted to $7,000,000, and the payment is practi cally completed. The estimate for the ensuing year is $10,000,000. The government having made no ef fort to remove the cattle that have been driven into the Cherokee Strip, the cow boys have established camps, and are preparing to remain all summer. . ' According to the New York State Board of Health there has been in that State 35,193 deaths within the past three months, and that the present epidemic of grippe has already caused 10,000 deaths. . -i . ' . The deal forthe consolidation of four teen cotton presses in New Orleans has again fallen through. A fire interfered with the first option, and in the second the contract did not receive the signa t ures in time. ., . , v , -... Mortimer F. Elliott, who was defeated by only fifty-one votes for Congress in the Sixteenth Pennsylvania district, has accepted the position of general solicitor of the Standard Oil Company at a salary of $25,000 a year. - , . ; Swindling "endowment" concerns in Massachusetts seem to have a strong po litical "pull" in the Legislature. The effort to protect certificate holders by proper legislative regulations has so far resulted in failure. ' " i The New York World publishes fac similes of dispatches and checks in sup port of Dr. JohnTrumbuU's charges that Consul-General McCreery speculated in the Chilian markets during the revolu tion, and that his profits were large. The Court of Claims has dismissed the petition of Elizabeth Watk, formerly postmistress at Emporia, Kan. This is a test case, involving the right of post masters to recover the balances of salary found to be due under the readjustment act. : It is alleged that a number of govern ment employes at Ellis Island, together with the employes of several steamship lines, are working in collusion to defeat the operations of the contract labor law. and an investigation into the matter has been commenced, which may result in the dismissal of some of the government employes. THE CHICAGO EXPOSITION. Gold and Silver and Other Mineral Exhibits. Will Aggregate in ' ; . Value a Huge Sum.. .,;. ' Idaho will send a herd of live elk to the Columbian Exposition. The Arkansas Bankers' Association has appropriated $50,000 to furnish a room in the Arkansas State building for. use of the association during the fair. Nine Arabs, who are to form part of an Arab village at the' World's Fair, have arrived, and will exhibit in Bar num's circus until the exposition opens. Commissioner L. A. Thurston of Ha waii has received word from Claus Spreckels that the Hawaiian exhibit will be transported to San Francisco without charge. - - - ' Mr. Noble of Cambridge, Mass., is modeling for exhibition at the World's Fair a bronze statue to represent a man of perfect proportions according to the ideas of Harvard's physical director, l)r, Sargent. - - ' 'Y The Virginia Exposition Board Intends to reproduce at the fair Mount Vernon, the home and last resting place of George Washington. A large and interesting collection of Washington relics will be exhibited in the structure. . . The Board Of West Park Commission ers, which has control of the numerous parks and. boulevards in the west divi sion of Chicago, has decided to make a $10,000 display of flowers about, the Illi nois State building at the exposition. Among the curiosities of the North Carolina department of the .World's Fair will be shown some of the alleged fragments of the chain which held Co lumbus . in his prison, the property of Kobert 8. Moore of JNew iierne.. Mr. McCormick, the London agent of the Columbian Exposition, has forward ed to Chicago an application from Mrs. M. L. Mulligan, who wishes to establish a gypsy encampment within the grounds of the exposition, probably upon the Midway Plaisance. Mrs. Mulligan is al luded to as being remarkably well versed in gypey lore and proficient in gypsy learning. She manages a. gypsy encamp ment near Liverpool, England. : Bishop J. L. Spaulding of Peoria, Pres ident of the Catholic educational ex hibit, announces that Cardinal Gibbons and the Archbishops of the United States have requested Brother Maurelian, Pres ident of Christian Brothers' College. Memphis, Tenn,, to act as secretary and manager of. the Catholic educational ex hibit. Brother Maurelian has the ap proval of the superiors of his order, and will enter upon the duties of his office without delay Headquarters have been established lor him in Chicago at the northeast corner of Thirty-fifth street and Wabash avenue. . ' Nahum Barnett, an architect ; of Mel bourne, has under consideration a move ment to arrange for a visit of a party of Australian artisans to the Chicago Ex position. The selection will be made from young workingmen, probably those in the last year oi their apprenticeship, and it is considered that the inspection of the new modes of building adopted in the large cities of the United States and of new inventions in connection with the science of building will prove of im mense advantage to the men, who will be able to impart the knowledge they gain here to their fellow workmen upon their return to Australia. : The gold and silver and other mineral exhibits at the exposition will probably aggregate in value several million dol lars. In exhibits of this description Colorado will naturally take. front rank. It is announced that the gold and silver nuggets to be shown by that, State alone are worth $250,000. There has been made a collection of native-gold speci mens from all the richest mining dis tricts. A single collection valued at $60, 000 has already been secured. ' This will be supplemented by the finest collections secured as loan exhibits. . In the display will be the "Silver Queen," a beautiful statue of an ideal female figure executed in silver and valued at $7,500 to $10,000. PURELY PERSONAL. W. A. Chandler Will Aooompany a ' German Officer on an East , ' j ;.' ( ;;. Africa Expedition. C. P.' Huntington has given $25,000 to the Golden Gate park, San Francisco, for an artificial cataract with a fall of seventy-five feet. . 1 . Mr. Cleveland has written Judge Hathaway of Rock port, Tex., that he will visit that place next fall for a few days' tarpon fishing. - , . In less than a year General Schofield will have reached the age of retirement from active military service, for he is now 63, and a few months later General O. O. Howard will be eligible for the re tiredjist. -V,J Since the death of the celebrated sur geon, Dr. Hanes Agnew, the instances of his humane kindness and charity are fast multiplying. He made a rule to charge his patienta strictly according to their circumstances. Those of moderate means paid $2 for each visit, while the wealthy patient was often charged from $1,000 to $2,500, and the wife of an Eng lish nobleman once paid $20,000 for a single operation, ; ; . :' William Astor Chandler of New York,' who is to accompany a German officer on an important exploring expedition in East Africa, brought back from his last African trip probably the finest col lection of trophies of the chase ever im ported into the United States. Many of the specimens were made up into arti cles of use or ornament. An elephant's foot was silver-mounted and converted into a champagne cooler ; the hide of a rhinoceros formed the top of a table, and there were many objects of ivory. The importation paid $26,000 duty. . ; FOREIGN CABLEGRAMS Electric Coal-Cutting- Machinery, in :' Northern England.1 v AMERICAN DRIED APPLES SEIZED, French and Russian Bankers Offer to Take ; . Charge of Construction of the:. " "-- v Translberlan Road. There are rumors of the reconciliation of Emperor William and Bismarck. Navigation has been resumed in the Baltic, that sea being now free from ice, An American engineer is in command of the government troops in Venezuela. Germany has spent over $2,000,000,000 since her last war preparing for the next one. : ; ; -.. -.i..-:? ;. The King of Siam recently cut the first turf for the new railroad at Bang- KOK. As many as 60,000 Americans are ex pected to visit Vienna's musical exhibi tion. .' ' 'v " " Germany, it is stated." has accepted the invitation to the international silver conference. , , ?, In the Northern England coal fields electric Coal-cutting jnachinery is about vj uo luuuuuueu on a large acaie. The London Standard asserts that the preparations for war in Russia have never been more active than now. . . . Xfficers of the steamer Coneraaugh, the relief ship for Russian famine suf ferers, have been royally treated at Riga. ' The London Time is to publish a con tinental edition at Paris, to appear si multaneously with the liOndon edition The English are equipping what they call corridor- trains, which are on very much the same principle as Our vestibule trains, .... An English physician has traced the grippe in many cases to infected postage stamps on letters from persons suffering iruiu tue uisease. . The Russian police have discovered a number of mines under the Gotachina Palace. This fact has caused much fear at St. Petersburg. , .. , . ; , - The son of M. Meloe, Mayor of Athens, is engaged to be married to Andromache Schliemann, daughter of the famous ex plorer of the site of Troy. Careful; investigation in Prussia re veals the remarkable fact that the aver age life of Jews in Prussia is five years longer than of Christians. x . The men supposed to ' have been drowned in the mines at Fienfkirchen, Hungary, owing to a heavy water-spout flooding the lower levels, have been res cued alive.' - - ' The French soldiers have recently been engaged in an extensive series of experiments with bicycles. That ma chine has now taken its place as an ap pliance of war. , Prayers for the safety of the German Empress have been begun in the churches throughout Prussia, and it will be continued, it is expected, until some time next month. , . . . The Hamburg authorities have seized 100 cases of American dried apples, claiming that they contained oxide of zinc, having been evaporated in a gal-vanized-iron frame. . , After years of vain negotiations the Royal Botanical Society of London has at fast obtained a specimen of that rar est of original rarities, the coco de met or double cocoanut. '": An alarming outbreak of smallpox ia reported from Pembroke Dock, Wales, where a large infected area is isolated, and declared by the military authorities to be "out of bounds." The discounts made at Jthe Bank of. France have decreased 300.000 francs during the past four months. This de crease has been caused by the operation of the new French tariff. ; , The recent sensational reports about Emin Pasha are attributecHo a German correspondent in Zanzibar, who accepts every report without investigation, and uiai uiH oraers are to uo so. Consul Baker of Buenos Ayres says that none of the immigrants to Argen tine become naturalized. They call themselves citizens or subjects of the nation in which they were born. In proportion to population Switzer land has a larger army than any other European nation. Every citizen of the land has at some time undergone mili tary training, and is ready for service. , A syndicate composed of French and Russian bankers, having a capital of 150,000,000 rubles, have made the gov ernment an offer to take charge of the worK ot construction on the Tran Siberian railway. . ;. v The Western Australian Parliament has passed a "whipping bill." the ohinnt of which is to provide for the summary corporal punishment of the blacks caught stealing or spearing the white man's cattle or sheep. - - , . A dispatch from Logo. Africa, savs the British, under Colonel Scott, routed the Jam and Egba tribes at Epe, and burned their towns.. There was sharp fighting. Eight of the British were killed. The enemy's loss is unknown. The Jerusalem and Jaffa railroad will not enter the former city, but will have its terminus about three-quarters of a mile outside the city limits. It is exj pected that a town will grow up around the terminus, which may be called Jeru- alemville or Jerusalemhurst. EXCEEDINGLY EMBARRASSING. Perplexity of a Polite Man Who Lott '. His Equilibrium in a Street Car. 1 took them for a newly married cou pie. Certainly if she had been married , very long she would have known bet ter. " ':. ; - ; ' They got ' on a south bound Clark -1 street car at Goethe street. She was slender and graceful; and had large, : fetching dark eyes.' He was extremely polite. He helped her on the car very , tenderly, and after riding two blocks he jumped up the instant a very fleshy old ' lady entered the car and offered her his seat, with a low bow--a sure indication , that he was just 'married and doing it for effect.'- ; ? -,:-; -o;.' Then he hungon aetrap-and bent down . and kept up the conversation, . which seemed largely made up of irrele vant remarks , and . highly relevant glances. Presently he . discovered that he could stoop lower if he let go the strap"'" ""' ;"'' . He had just availed' himself of this , discovery when the train swooped around the curve at Illinois street.' ; He flung up 1 his arms, made one frantic, ineffectual ' grab for the strap, swayed gracefully.; half around, and sprawled out over the fat old lady's lap as the car stopped. - . His pink and white cheeks turned scar leL He scrambled half way to his feet .' and began, "1 beg" '.; ;I Just as he was in the act of re-estab- lishing his equilibrium and simultane-. v ously uttering the apology, the car gave the sharp jerk and quick, strong pull of . starting. He .clutched the incorporeal air and went down with, the words on his lips flat, full length on the beastly," '! muddy floor. It was too bad, but every body laughed. , .. ; ' T j- Ves, she laughed. She put her slim,- black gloved hand, with a film of scent- r ed handkerchief in it, up to her mouth and her black eyes danced at him. , ' : He got up, scowled very darkly at the gentleman who had said "Whoop-e-e!" as he went down, and washed a patch of ' mud off his coat slepve ; Then he looked " at her laughing For an instant he ' tried to look liaised; then he straight- -ened his face out Severely and went over and looked out of the door. , ; ' As he started into the tunnel he looked . around. The handkerchief was Still at her mouth and her body swayed slightly as from a repressed emotion. A deep, straight line came into his forehead and he stepped a little farther away. . Half way. through the tunnel he looked around again. The instant she fcet hisSy eye she dropped the handkerchief to her. mouth just in time to suppress a ripple . . of laughter. He went out on the plat form and banged the door behind him. ' ' ; At Madison street he opened the door and stood stiff ' as a statue until she walked out.. She looked over her shoul der into his face as she passed him, but there was an irrepressible twinkle in her eyes, and he stepped to the ground after . her without unbending. Chicago News. . '; Hard on Cambridge. " "' . This is a ' short story that Cambridge people may not find exactly humorous. ' It is told, however, concerning a bright youngster who lived among them for his ; nine short summers, and by reason of the cultured atmosphere, he breathed and the experimental systems he was brought up on ought either to have ' been dead or one of their own.' But he defied both these fates and in due course received his reward by moving into Bos ton. Here he at once found congenial companions and no doubt began . to contract those unfortunate habits of speech that ' indirectly led to this tale. One day his papa heard him using lan guage that no nice little boy, especially a university town boy, if supposed to ' know the meaning of. 1 "Teddy, said his stern parent, "never say that again; it's swearing, and God , will hear you and be very much dis pleased." . , ,... "Well, 111 go down cellar, said the youngster defiantly, ("then 1 guess he ' can't ber me." ' x ' "Yes, he can," insisted the devout. man. - "Is he in the attio too?" -... ?Yes." "Then," announced the youngster, with the triumphant air of one who set- ties the question, "I'll go.tO Cambridge, , for Im Bure he s not there." Boston Transcript. ''-' " ?..;- ; -' . -- ; ; Statistics About the Lakes. . . The following figures obtained from . reliable sources show the mean level of the lake surfaces above the mean tide at New York and their maximum depths, respectively: Lake Ontario, 246.61 feet, '.' 738 feet deep; Lake Erie, 572.86 feet and 210 feet deep; Lake Michigan, 581.23 feet, 870 feet deep; Lake Huron, 581.28 feet, 750 feet deep; Lake Superior, 601.78 feet, 1,008 feet deep. The deepest water runs very fairly in mid lake through- ' out the chain. - ' ' ," ' The area of water surface in square miles according to Crossman's delinea- ' tion is as follows: Lake Superior, 81,200; - Lake Huron, 23,800; Lake Michigan, ,450; Lake Erie, 9,960; Lake Ontario, . 7,240, or a total area of 94,650 square miles. Maine Record. .. , r - -. : , Bather 111 Timed. At a recent .wedding, at which the - bride had retained ber "maiden medita- , tion fancy free" a number of years be yond the usual marrying age, the organ- , 1st most thoughtlessly or most ungal- lantly played as a prelude to the i rrival of. the wedding party, "Tis the Last Rose of Summer," thereby causi ? a visible smile among the listeners,' .