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HOOD RIVKK, OltKGON, SATURDAY. OCTOHKU I, 1802.
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fai'oiM Kl., urr Ouk. lluotl River, (r.
Slaving ami llnir riiltii g ni.tly dune.
Satiifui tion (iiia uuivvii.
uumiuiui imKcs in iioiii .Mimiiir
Up the Yukon River.
THE JURY IN THE MoWHIRTER CASE
beau Miners In the Our d'Alcne Wan'
1) images California National
Bank of San Diego.
Tim Oregon hop yield is about haif a
Sacramento polite are raiding the
Carson is being terrorized by burglars
tit. Helena tins commenced work on a
system ol sewerage.
. llntiih'.il.lt'a Couuty HoHpitul at Eu
reka la now lighted with gas.
Extensive forest lire are report. d
near Grant's Pans, Or., In the mountain.
Sat Lake in exhibiting a ff"0 gold
nugget Irom the minea at Osceola, Nev.
The Pacific Coast Fire Chefs' Assoeia
tion will uiet't in Han Fiuncisco next
.Mure tlmn one-third of the frwhman
c!i ()l the Stanford University are from '
A trunk with 100 pounds of opium has
Ihicii seized on the City of Kingston
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i.-iu wrei-aeu wiiaieuni'K elmore on
.North h(lt, near Mrtrahlleld, Or., showi
no signs oi breaking up.
Charles (1. Price, convicted nt Butte
Mont., of murder, took poison while in
juii. two hours afier the verdict of guilty
James I). Lacy, who killed Indian Pete
at Mayllold liiHt May, has been ae
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quiuu in. ran jose. me Indian as
saulled Iicy's mother, and Lacy shot
ilio non-union miners in the Ocur
l'A!ae8, wtio were injured in the late
outbreak in Idaho, are to sue tiio coin
paint's by which they were employed
llieqii.nl in Arizona have entirely dit-
etroyeu nine acres of benni for William
Fair near uina. lhe birds appear by
thousand!', and eat the plants entirely
on trie groom .
The Koaeburg and Coos B.iv railroad
is to lie completed to Ooquille'City this
lull. The roadbed is now graded to that
point, ami rails aro laid to within ten
miles of that place.
A new 0,000,000-gaIlon pump at the
Salem (Or.) water works blew up with a
terrific crush the other day while run
ning at full speed. The house was
Hooded before the water could be shut
'lhe Controller of the Curieuey has
declared a second dividend of 10 per
cent, in lavor oi me creuitors of the
California National Bank of Han Diego,
making in all 20 per cent, on claiuiB
proved, amounting to $718,338.
J tie liuno uazeue says: All signs
point to a hard winter, Pinonuts are
more plentiful than for some years past;
chipmunks are storing nuts in great
quantities tuid yeiiow-jacketsare thicker
than tnes in some parts of the coun'ry
Several "hold ups" have taken place
at Fresno since the McWhirter assassina
tion, in one of which Harry Doble, a
brother of Budd Doble, was relieved of a
watch and chain, diamond studs and
several hundred dollars in money.
A Sacramento girl, Miss Emily A.
Campbell, is to wed Mohammed, the
"King of Tramps" at Ogden, and much
to do is to be made over the event. Mo
hammed's marriage being one of the
conditions on which he is to win his
Captain Worth of the Alice Blanch
ard, just arrived at Port Townsend from
Alaska, reports wonderful strikes in gold
mining up the Yukon. Miners are earn
ing from $8 to $18 a day. Over 800
whites winter in that country, a thin?
never before known In that region.
Three Chinese who reached Tacoma
on the Bteamship Phra Nang were or
dered deported by Deputy Collector
Berry, and will return on the same
steamer. They possessed certificates
issned at San Francisco ten years ago
whicn aescriDeu entirety ainerent men.
Lstiiu.itc of lhe Cost of an LJucitioii a
Harvard - Mrs. Logan Under
takes a (J rent Tusk.
India is starting technical schools.
lhe oIiImmI English public school is
tt tiicln stttr, founded in 18117.
Laundry work is now being taught In
some of the schools of Knglimd.
The Q icen of Italy Is at the head of
an iiKiiiHt riai college for women, founded
Providence is fo have a permanent ex
iilbition of Rhode Island industries and
in connection a school of technology.
The coming year at Hsrviird Univer
sity a new dormitory, costing $151,00),
is to be built for the accommodation of
Miss D ira Miller, a teacher in New
Orleans, has la-en offered 15,000 for the
right in a black-board eraser she has
Among the additions to the faculty at
Amherst College UiU year will be the
tilling of the chair of romance languages
men was endowed last year.
Daily papers are now published by
seven universities ami colleges Har
vard, Vale, Princeton, Brown, Michigan
Cornell and the University of Wiscon
James Richard Cocke, who graduated
irom the llonlon University school of
medicine last June, is the llrH person
uitaiiy iiiinu irom intancy to receive
degree as physician.
IBEVOND Till! ROCKIES,
(Jrasshopjicrs Doin Damage to
IVith Corn and Cotton.
THE KANSAS WHEAT CROP LARGE.
There are tlH.iftl.l pupils regintered in
Boston Ibis year, of whom 30,218 are
Uya and ;i2,74.r girls. The average cost
per pupil is 21. 611. an InoreaHeof 7 cents
over the cost laid year.
1 lie IDQft Miotic co eiftt ve in nrnl
amy maioi me senior class ol the Kan
sas Mate University. It is: "Johnny
mile a one, Misie looK a chew. Koek
chalk, jaw hawk, class of 'WMinnr
Miss Browne!! has lieen teachlnir Pima
imilan children at Tucson. A. T. In
lour years ner ctass increased from 4 to
lor). I his is her verdict: "ltnavsto
teach them, as they do just as well as
An hnglish nhvslcian. who has made
a study of bronchial diseases, says tlist
women teachers are subject to a ncculiar
inroiu aiiecuon. lie recommends that
they be taught in training schools how
o manage the voico.
I ho cost of an education at Harvard
a estimated from (1172 (low) to !,(J0
very iioerui) a vear: at rrlnceton it is
from to $til5: at Cornell Irom .Tt)
to fD.Hj. i lie Lawrence University pula
the yearly expenses as low as $ 1 73.
The results of the midsummer exami
nations of the Hoyal University of Ire-
anu nave pita oeen announced, lhe
Buccetses of the women students far ex
ceed the most samruine exoecta lions.
No fewer than have passed their
Mrs. John A. Logan has undertaken
to raise 1,000,000 from the women of
ihis country lor the American Univer
sity, the national institution founded by
the Methodists at Washington. The
university expects to secure $10,000,000
for buildings and endowment.
The following American colleges have
been represented in the office of Presi
dent of the United States: Princeton.
i.uwuoin, Miinams, inxon, uampuen,
Sydney, Keuyon, University of North
Carolina, West Point and Miami. Will
iam and Mary Collego has supplied two
j residents; Harvard two.
In the death of Rev. John Wilder
hton tins lost one of its firmest friends.
Mr. W ilder was V ice Provost and Fel-
low of the school. He was annointed
asHist.unt mauler nt. 1'tnn nlx.nf W)J o.,,l
had been connected with the school for
sixtj-eight years. Mr. Wilder was a
munificent benefactor to the school.
Stonewall Jackson's Widow Devotes All
Her Energies to the Education of
Her Two Grandchildren.
W. W. Astor'a daily income has Ixten
estimated at $23,000.
Bismarck weiirhB 210 Dounds. Not ho
very much for a man of iron.
Arthur McKee Rankin, the well-known
actor, has been denied a divorce from
Blackburn, Knott and Bnckner. three
eminent Kentuckians, smoke the corn
General Greely. the head of the signal
corps, ridicules the Idea of signaling the
people oi lviars.
Ex-President R. B. Haves has rmr-
chaeed a lot for a summer residence at
Raponda, near Wilmington, Vt.
Mrs. Ole Bull makes her home In Bos
ton with her brother Joe. who married
one oi tne poet Longfellow's daughters.
Emanuel Lasker. the chess Dlaver. whn
recently defeated Mr. Blackburne, the
English champion, is only 24 years old.
Senator Dawes of Massachusetts once
had a chance to take stock in the Bell
Telephone Company, which would have
made mm a millionaire had he accepted.
Parson Kneinn of Germany, the basis
of whose medical system is water and
going barefooted, has been called upon
for advice and treatment by the Emnress
The senior prelate of the Ano-Hean
Church is Dr. Austin, Bishop of British
Guiana, who celebrated the fiftieth an-
niversary of his consecration last month
and is in his 92d year.
The Empress of Austria lately nrdnrpd
that 60,000 rose trees should be planted
around the statue of Heine, to b amnt.aA
They cannot answer the questions in-J on her property at Corfu on a rnrV nvar
telligently. 2,000 feet above the level of the sea.
Builders of linglncs, Dynamos and All
Lqulpments Intended for Steam
and I-lectrlcity llusy.
The Eastern hay crop Is short.
There aro five State tickets in the field
The New Jersey State orison contains
The season's domestic tobacco cron in
reported exceptionally large.
Connecticut's peach crop amounts this
year to only Wi.OuO baskets.
The Chicago Council has approved the
act of the Mayor in closing Garfield race
Kansas has 0,000 miles of railroad, and
there is a wheat blockade at every
lhe lire engine manufacturers of the
L-niieu wtate.8 and Canada have formed
It is not unlikely that the G. A. R
r.iicampineni ol l'J3 will be held at
lhe United States is the richer bv
f.,inayssj in money orders never pre
tented for payment.
All the larger cities In Pennsylvania
urn Hemic en penally cleansed in iinti-i-
pation of the cholera.
Indiana is claimed to have but one
surviving soldier of the war of 11!
There are 252 widows.
Lebanon, Mo., is infested with a l,n,l
of bur Jars, who use ttieir pistols with
Tho Kansas wheat crop will am.nnt
to 70.000,000 bushels, or 5,000,000 more
man last year's crop.
Four boodlinif ex-Canadian bank nr
civil otlicers are said to be livinu in one
block in Detroit, Mich.
The Metropolitan Traction (Vinn
of New Voik has increased its cipi
tal etock to $30,0.10,00.).
Somebody in Rhode Island in uniil ii
bo palming oil" Imu-uh oleomargarine on
the New England public.
In 1880 tho money added to nrizBo bv
the racing associations amounted to
f 18,000. Now it reaches $4,000,000.
The new Croton dam to be built nun
New York, it is said, will be the lanuwt
in me nuriu. OI K Will soon 1x4 lieiriin
A tmich-nceded rain the latter nart. nf
lasit week s ived the Missouri com i-mn
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nun Kuomoieno i" wneai acreage ol
St. Louis takes to the antique. That
ty is organizing what is claimed to h
he first Italian reiriment ever formed in
Roland A. Hewitt, a well-known hi-
yclist at Atlantic City, N. J., and a
lerk in the vostoflice. is charred with
robbing the muils.
A meteor about twelve inches in
iameter fell and shattered a rock twelve
times as big near Livingston Manor,
Sullivan county, N. Y.
Uucle Sam's income is increasing.
The government's receipts in August
were about $5,000,000 in excess of those
of the same month in 1891.
A resolution to assess the capital stock
of the Pullman Car Company at $43,
088,750 was introduced in the Board of
Equalization at Springfield, 111.
Owing to the cholera scare, It is re
ported that the city of New York has
neon maae cleaner than at any time
since the last visitation of cholera.
In Louisiana they are talking of the
degradation of the prize ring by allowing
the admiesion therein of black pugilists
on equal terms with white bruisers.
There is a great demand hist now for
electric torchlights, which will be used
uy some campanrn c ubs as a snhstint
for the time-honored, bad-smelling oil
The builders of entrines. dvnamna mul
all equipments intended for tam nn,t
electricity Jliave a vast amount of work
on hand, probably more than at any
There seems to be an imnrsnirn that
choiera is incurable. This is a great
mistake. The laree maioritv of uli.
conditioned persons are usually saved by
James J. West has been set fre hv
Judge Tuthill of Chicago, and the pros
ecutions lor alleged acts commitind
wnne in possession of the Times prouer.
ty were quashed.
lhe Niagara Jails tunnel will' nrnh
ably be finished October 1, and the
wheel-pit excavation shortly after.
Power will begin to be furnished toward
the end of March.
An electric road for passengers, freight
auu general service oetween Fonda,
Johnstown and Gloversville, N. Y., is to
be constructed at a cost of $500,000. It
will be seventeen miles in length.
Grasshoppers are doing damage to
both corn and cotton in West Tennessee.
In some places cotton has beea stripped
bare of its leaves, and it is often the
case that bolls are cut off from the limb.
The river coal operators at Pittsburg
have served notices of a reduction on
the miners and closed the mines until
the new schedule is agreed to. Between
7,000 and 8,000 men are thrown out of
The Boston Globe ia authority for the
statement that not one member of the
United States Senate was born west of
the Msssouri river, and all but two out
of thirty-three were born east of the
THE CHICAGO EXPOSITION.
Members of ttie North American Turner
Bund Making Elaborate Prepara
tions for an Exhibit.
A BROKEN HEARTED BUCK.
Elizabeth Ney of Hempstead,
descendant of Mnmbal N.v r.t
t ranee, will execute in marble the
statues of a number of Texas heroes for
exrunition at the World'g Fair.
lhe United States ship Constitution is
alHiIlt to Start for Italy to eolleet. wnrka
of art for the World 'a Fair. TliflMH art
treasures will remain in conHtant i-im-
t'xiy oi the government, and will be re-
nif mo ur wie lair in me same man
ner as rrought.
ew V;rk State proposes to exhibit
at the Wor.d's Fair complete data, in
cluding photographs, of ail the monu
ments which nave been erected to rol
uiers of that State who served in the
war of the Revolution, the war of 1812
or wie war oi iwi.
Arrangements have been completed
whereby excursion trains to the World's
rair, uy whatever road tliev m rrU
Chicago, will run within the exposi-
Japanese Profit by Their Learning I
in German Schools.
DECLINE OF POPULATION IN ERIN.
President Mendoza Becomes a Dictator.
Robs the People and Chnrch
and Then Resigns.
Great distress prevail mnn( W..I-1.
igher than last year.
American vines are proving neWnl
in resisting the phvliorera. in nr...un
tion grounds and discharge their Dassen- England .. .i
gers there. No transfer of passengers at against iuon'AmZ
any point will be necessary. nheep. American
More than i 10,000 men are now at work The German Reichstag and the Prnt-
Iff f J,, lll 'l"WJ4 pounds sian Landtag will meet'the last of nI
Japan Is soon to h
railroads of twelve and ae.vntn mil..
Smokeless Powder hn
in demand that the nri of .ami.. i
affected thereby. ' "
Emwror William ha Hnt -?o rmn
marks to Hamburg f,
Peru is to send a confidential agent to
ready lor the great exposition of 1HU
On a n timber of the structures work pro
weds day and niuht. Wonderful nrou-
rers is beinsf made, and it is afumrmithst.
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an win ne completed In time for the
The pupila of the High School of Sa
lem, aiass., are preparing an interesting
memorial ol that ancient town for the
worm sr air. lhe amateur photogra
phers of the school are engaged in the
nreimrnlinii nf a tai-iau nt ,.,,.. i .1
11 v v. n. n a Ui Lilt; Q . . ' v.1Wi BgDui iu
many points of historic interest in which santiaK w treat in regard to pending
the town abounds. These are to be fin- m&tT ta Chili,
ished by the pupils themselves, ami are . rjr- Gray, the Afghan Ameer's phvsi-
.i.ii me 111u-11.1a1.10ua 01 n uanusome icpuim niai iorty ieet of snow fell
album. Tiie descriptive letter-press of a' Cabul last winter.
u.e nook also the work of the pupils, is The Watkin tower, at last decided to
to be neatly written on a typewriter, so be built at Wembley Par? win be 160
that thn ulinla vn'mn,. ! V.u lit,.. ..II.. ui i iL .. . "," u!
.111 T W. .... ,ccv luB"er tnan ine JKiHel tower
the handiwork of the children of Salem. r.Bthrti: '
Memljera of the North American Tnrn-
er Bund are making elaborate prepara
tions for their exhibit at the Wnrld'
Fair. They will occupy 4.500 sauarn feet
in the liberal-arts bu Idinif and 112 5iK)
square feet for outdoor drill, in which
probably 5.000 adults and several thou.
sand children will participate. In the
covered space the Turners will have
model classes taught irvmnastics in ac
cordance with their aystem now in vonue
in their societies and'the Chicaim nnhlie
schools. The exhibition represented by
their commission includes 350 societies,
with a memliership of 50,000, of whom
5,0U0 reside in Chicago.
A very interesting exhibit in tli
Catholic congregations in Prussia ar
increasing in much
than the increase of the population.
mere are about 7.10,000 houses in
London, which on cold V
40,000 tons of coal, emitting- 40 iM. nr
In England the consnmnfinn r.r ;
rapidly increasing and coffee diminish-
inn I 'nuAn L. . 1 .
um uiureaseu, 34 per eent
in five years.
The Berlin W
Empress Frederick will spend the first
part of the winter in Knolond
Beginning in October. Russian will h
taught in two of the P
transportation department of the World's an1 PernaPa put on the same footing
Fair will be made by the steamship and as (jermn anl English.
Pjiltl'H Amm nnJ.- t I I Hl . I TV. f",....l t
iuc jiwiHHurgwrne LWrexpondez states
that the new military bill contemnlatea
a permanent increase in the budeet of
78,t;00,000 marks annually. 8
The Campania, the new Cunarder, has
been launched in Eneland. This
is 600 feet long, ninety-two feet less than
the Great Eastern.
It is officially announced that the
government of Belgium declines to allow
the International Monetary Conference
to be held at Berlin.
Belgium has not refused to allow the
monetary uonierence to be held in
Brussels, notwithstanding the published
icpun vu me contrary.
The rainy season has fully set in at
the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, and work
on the railroad has been suspended.
For many miles the track was washed
railway companies of England. The col
lection oi models of battle ships, yachts,
cruis-rs, more steamers and merchant
vessels will be complete than was ever
before exhibited. The London and
Northwestern railway will send over a
complete train of cars, headed by a great
compound locomotive named "Great
Britain." This will afford an opportu
nity to compare the English compart
ment cars and sleepers with American
coaches. The Great Western railway
will exhibit the antiquated locomotive
"Lord of the Isles," one of the first used
on the road. Several of the railways
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win euuw meir signaling systems,
Death of a lircr from drier Over th
of IlarDyard Steer.
Four year ajjo Horace F. Albright, ol
Kno Mountain, caught a male fawn la
the Compton wood and petted It until It
followed bim to hi home, more than tw
miles diHUuit. The little animal soon an
swered to the name of Dick, and In a few
weeks became very mucb attached to orx
of Albright's calves. At Hrst the calf was
shy of the fawn, but Dick cbaed It around
the panture, cornered it up and licked it
on the bead until It became fond of him, and
,w "ley were almost constantly to
gether. Dick did not pay the slightest attention
to the other calves on the place, and dur
ing the summer and fall Dick and the call
fed and played together in tbe Delds and
woods near by. When the cattle wer
"yarded" in tbe winter Dick stuck close U
tbe calf and lay down in the straw with it,
and if any of the animals came near hi
chosen companion while they were resting
under tbe shed Dick would bristle up and
drive them away. Tbe calf grew to be a
steer, and Mr. Albright began to work bim
with a mate. He ww driven on tbe oil
side, and Dick walked by bim wbenevei
the team was at work. He licked the steei
on the head and neck and tbe steer did th
tame thing to him.
If Dick happened to wander away In
woods to browse while Mr. Albright was
lagging, the steer would low for him as a
cow does for her calf, and Dick would
come bounding and bleating through tb
brush, and he and tbe steer would lick
each other as though they had been sep
arated all day. Dick never noticed th
other steers in the least, and when Mr.
Albright began to stable the steers Dick
made such a fuss over being kept out of
the barn that Mr. Albright enlarged tha
off one's stall so that Dick could lie with
his companion at night.
Tbe affection of the buck and steer was
never lessened in the slightest; in fact, it
became stronger right along, and Mr. Al
bright allowed them to be together the
year around. One day while Mr. Albright
was drawing a load of logs down tha
mountain, the off steer lay down in the
road and began to groan and froth at tha
mouth. Mr. Albright immediately nn
yoked bim and tried to get bim to stand
np. Dick was walking by bis aide when
he lay down, and the moment tbe steer be
gan to groau and roll tbe buck got down
on his knees, licked the steer's face, bleat
ed mournfully and showed remarkahl
sympathy for the suffering brute.
The steer grew worse, and in a few min
utes stretched out on his side and died.
The buck continued to moan and lick the
steer's bead, aud Mr. Albright left him
there, drove the other steer to the foot of
the hill and went off to get a man to help
him skin the dead animal. When he re
turned, Dick was still on his knees by th
steer's head. He was bleating piteougly
and licking the face and neck of his lifeless
companion. Mr. Albright drove himaway
several times, but be came back repeatedly
and seemed to bo determined to stay by tha
Then they started to skin the steer, and
when they had removed the bide from the
head and chopped the boms off, tbe buck,
bleating furiously, stamped his hoofs,
bounded back and forth and acted as
though he was crazed with grief.
The spot was half a mile from Mr. Ab
brighfs place, and every day Dick visited
ft, refused to eat and became so thin and
weak that be could not walk. Mr. Al
bright tried to force food down his throat,
but it was useless, and one morning ha
found poor Dick lying dead in the barn
yard. Sera nton Cor. St. Louis Globe--Democrat.
FROM WASHINGTON CITY.
Admiral Walker Leaves for Venezuela on
Board of the Chicago Entrusted
With Sealed Orders.
Consul-General Sutton has cabled tha
State Department that the time for the
free importation of corn has been ex
tended by the Mexican Government
until November 13.
The "ten days" statement just issued
from the Treasury shows the total net
gold in the Treasury to be $ 114,218,971,
an increase of about $50,000 since the
first of the month. The receipts at New
York from customs in that time were
f 3,077,803, showing a slight falling off
irom the corresponding period of last
year, and a decrease of more than $1,
000,000 as compared with the first ten
days of August, 1802. This large de
crease of 25 per cent, is evidently due to
cholera, all the steamers now at quaran
tine being heavily laden with goods.
Treasury officials are anticipating a
heavy decrease in customs receipts be
cause of the cholera epidemic in Europe.
There are good reaeons for believing
that the sealed instructions which were
delivered to Admiral Walker on board
the Chicago entrusted him with a mis
sion more important perhapB than any
that has been confided to an American
naval officer in recent years. The pro
tracted conference which President Har
rison held with Acting Secretary of State
Aaee on nis recent visit to Washington ;
the long consultation between Secretary
of the Navy Tracy and Mr. Adee before
Admiral Walker's orders were finaliy
agreeu upon; tne careiuuy worded
official statement given out that Admiral
Walker "was directed to pursue a vigor
ous course in dealing with the situation,
especially in connection with foreign
aggression;" all take new significance
on the supposition, believed to be well
founded, that Admiral Walker's mission
to La Guayra with his squadron will be
to proffer the friendly intervention of
the United States to the Venezuelan
authorities, whoever they may be by the
time he arrives out there, for the pur
pose of preventing the final absorption
of Venezuelan territory bv Great Brit
ain, and, further, to secure the restora
tion of the atatuB quo as to such bounda
ries as existed prior to 1877, and to ob
tain consent for submission to arbitra
tion of the question of title to the terri
tory In dispute.
The Prince of Wales, a Homburg cor
respondent relates, has been deserted by
the cloud of American heiresses and pro
fessional beauties that formerly sur
Three men in France competed to see
who could drink the
swallowed twelve quarts, the second
nine and the third seven. All three died
from the effects.
The last Irish census ahnwa a ri..i;
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of population since 1881 of 470,000. The
numlier of foreigners has increased
chiefly owing to the laige immigration
of Russian Jews.
Berlin is bringing all the force of mod
ern science as applied to medication and
sanitary regulations to bear against the
oprcau. oi cnoiera in mat city, and with
The French government has protested
in Berlin against German traders fur
nishing King Behansin in Dahomey with
improved guns and ammunition with
which to fight the French forces.
The German telegraph service has
adopted copper-bronze wires, and is re
placing all its iron and steel wires bv
the new metal, which la nmaA f a fi
diameter, and weighs about 180 pounds
to the mile.
T"! .1 IV I T . 1 IV. V .... t V. . ...
"'V6 "u",w" " created tne com
manders of the various foreign war
ships which went to Genoa for the pur
pose of takinar part
celebration, Commanders of the Order
of St. Maurice and St. Lazarus.
The railway over the Andes between
the Argentine Republic and Chili has
been so far completed as to justify the
i-uiupanies in Europe selling
through tickets from Southampton and
Liverpool to Valparaiso by this route.
In New South Wales the government
expended over 4,000,000 from 1883 to
isuo enueaynrinir tn niDmi not .ki..-t.
. - a "v-n,iuimi.oiiiiujuj,
Beside that a greater sum has been ex
pended in private moneys. In one year
25,230,000 skins had royalty paid npon
The seriousness of the situation in
Hamburg is seen from the fact that it.
people have to go back eighty years for
a parallel to their present plight. In
1821 there were 13.900 deaths frnm
cholera; this year already there have
One for tbe Mluixter.
An old minister in the south side of Glas
gow, who was noted for his habit of dishing
np old sermons again and again, was one
day advertised to preach in a suburban
church at the anniversary service there.
An old woman, who in days gone by had
sat under his ministry, but who had now
removed from his neighborhood, deter
mined to go in and hear bim preach on this
particular occasion. After the close of the
service she waited on the clergyman, who
greeted her cordially and asked what she
thought of his discourse. "Eh, man," she
replied candidly, "it's a lang time sin' I
first heard ye preach that yin, sir, and I've
heard ye at it a guid wheen o' times sin'
"Ay, Janet," said the minister; "how of
ten do ye think ye've heard it, naf" "Oh,
aboot a dizzen o' times, sir," she replied.
"An' div ye mind it a'?" said the minister.
"Aweel, maybe no it a', sir." "Weel, I see
I'll need to preach it to ye again, Janet,"
said the minister, and Janet felt that she
had been sold for once. The minister cer
tainly scored. Scottish American.
Silkworms That Die.
The silkworm story is a twice told tale.
Everybody knows how the green, wriggling
creature, fed fat on mulberry leaves, spins
himself a shining shroud, out of which he
will come with wings that is, if he comes
at all For tbe most part he does not.
The cocoons meant for reeling are kiln
dried until the dormant life goes out en
tirely. The largest and fairest are saved
for 6eed. Out of them come the moths
that lay eggs for a new generation. Three
to six hundred is the usual number.
Tbe eggs, called grain, are subject to a
fungus that does not destroy their vitality,
bnt makes worms hatched from them un
healthy. They toil not, neither do they
spin. Instead they die, weak and languid,
to the disgust of the growers and the de
pletion of their pockets. Chicago Tribune.
A Pneumatic Sole.
A pneumatic inner sole for boots and
shoes has recently appeared in London.
It is inflated with air or gas under pres
sure, the external protective covering
being canvas linen or some other suita
ble material that can withstand the pres
sure. New York Times.
Silver In Soot.
In an Irish lead mine, whenever th
periodical cleaning of the tell chimmsr
and the underground tunnel communi
cating with it takes place, hundreds ol
pounds' worth of silver particles are dis
covered in the soot. London Tit-Bits.