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The Hood River Glacier.
HOOD KIVlfiK, OlttiMON, SATURDAY. SKITKM1JER V, 1893.
Sfcod Iiver (Slacicr.
InilKIt KVRIir AATUHIIAT MORNINO it
, ' The Glacier Publishing Compaoj.
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Grant Evans, Propr,
S"' I -st , iimr (lull. Hood Ulr, ()i
SI.AvinK ,,, llulr ciittiii nratly dun.
'tnfm tinn (iiikikiittcil.
M. Cii'-hiii, llic San I'" ran unco dc-f.iultt-r.
imw at Vancouver, li. C, says
In' ill i'iiiiii' oyer lllld demonstrate IliH
lllllm i lH'i- before long,
I Ik' top of Mount Rainier in Washing
Ion i -hi. 1 ,y lri nvC parties In l in
ih'ithmIiI). linn year on account of un
ii"ii:il ! ii tn.it ioiiH of ice.
tin' rati' of wt."'H (or picking raisin
(.'mpc in Siin I hego Iiiih hccn lixi'il lit
l.:;.'ipir luy ntxl 2 cents jmt tray fori
'Mih urn k,' with iHMinl lit M cents,
I i i 1 1 luiv Ih'cii ii'vi'loii'il for placing
I In' h Imli' output in t lu hands of one
1 i ii I hi it ,
'I In- Montana Wool Growers' Associa
tion in hiMmn ut limit Fall has passed
I' -oinli'ii to winl delegates to tin Na
tional I iinvi lilioli lit Chicago hihI t cut
ilon tin' wages of employes in view of
(lie pi t-x-nt r-ri-'int'ii value of their
('itniiiiiinlcr Henry Glass, I'niteil
Stall inivy, t'iiitiiin (if the yard at Mure
Ir-laihl, has rereivi'il orders from Wash
m.'ioii to appear liefore the Hoard of
Naval Examiners (or examination for
promotion to the grade of Lieutenant
t 1 1 1 1 1 1 :i t ) I - r .
Ill boring il well (or Mr. lleggs IH'lir
Turner, nr., not long ago S. Annetl of
llo-.-'liile el ruck ii lir tree thirty-four feet
ini'li i ground. It wiih two feet through,
and the heart was Hound, of about the
ie n( it i oriieoh ini'l had pitch in it.
'I'm cut -diiir (eel below thin were leaves,
I r 1 1 -1 1 mid Micks.
I'.v a decision of the I'liih Supreme
Com I in cases against the Mormon
Chmvli the nirdo House property, the
ch u i r Ii fiinu went of Suit Luke and the
coal fields eii.-t of the city lire iillotted to
t In-eminent, w bile the tithing proper
ty on Main street mid the historical office
MMit to the Mormon Church. The
property t Iiiih eHcheiited hy the govern
ment ii worth iihout 1(500,000, and will
he taken charge of by u receiver.
The report of Dr. Johnson on the re
sult of the chemical analysis of the vin
ccnt removed from the Utdy of John
Mai 1 1 ii ill Wciiverville, Cul., iH to the ef
fect Unit "arsenic was not a fuctor in
causing 'li nth." The Coroner's jury wiih
not Miiiclied w ith the report, and gave
the following peculiar verdict: "That
the cuiifc was iii our opinion not occa
sioned from natural caiiHeH, and there
fore we are imahle to determine and
from the evidence li ml the cause of li it
ilealh." '1 he Coroner deeniH t ho report
of the doctor incomplete, and in not sat
isfied with it.
The Oregon (Mo.) Democrat savs:
"Visitors to the World'H Fair lire din
posed to speak enthusiastically of the
exhibit ion made, hy the young ami rising
Muic of Oregon, "notwithstanding the
small sum of money her managers had
ut their dispensation. ' If Missouri had
used her appropriation iih judicioiiHlv,
what a showing we could have made,'
is it common remark. Hut we of this
corner me not jealous of the jlttr itniM
region from w hich our county-Heat drew
ltd inline on account of the old-time in
timacies hetween our pioncerx and emi
grant." ami initorn to and from the MiH
Hoiiri river and Willamette country. In
';ii mui the early MOs our point wiwaercat
place lor the pioneers to rest and net
their Iciuiirt tdiod oxen inoHtly. How
iiiiinv, whime deHeendantu are prominent
jicoj 'lcof Orem State, rented hero for a
Igi t npace till ' grtiHH wiih ready,' pre
paratory to their long, weary tramp
across the plaint), over the inountainH
ami phitcutiH to that then mystic land,
where rolls tho Oregon and hearn no
Hound save itn own dashingsl' "
licprcsentativeH of Italian oxhihitors
nt the Chicago Fair called on Diroctor
(icnenil do Young of tho Midwinter Ex
position ut San Francisco, and aHked for
15,0(10 square feet of space in the me
chanical and lino arts building, which is
more than it will bo possible to give
them in that structure. They may agree
t take 12,000 feet of space and have
their exhibits divided between three of
the buildings. It is the opinion of the
Julian Commissioners that the foreign
exhibitors at Chicago will all want a
large amount of space, and they don't
think the plans for the fair buildings are
on a scale large enough. The Director
General said that, if the financial condi
tion were somewhat better, ho would en
large the buildings, but under the eir
..iiniHtanoes ho did not think it would be
nractieable. Space at the fair will be of
VO Klliunw itoiii tint uutniuu ui hivj
ImililingH. The Ilawaiians, Chinese and
l.iivinese have located space outside, and
""I. .i...: i. .. : i . l : t
Will COIlSllllci. wieii own uuinoop. ivc-
ports from the interior are encouraging.
n several quarters active preparations
for big exhibits are going on, and many
of the counties have made appropria
tions for collecting material.
JcniMilciii is lo have a brewery.
New buildings in France have plaster
The ieniiiiiiN have invented a steam
Fngliind needs 2oO,(HHI,(MHI bricks
A Vermont mill is making 000,000,000
The use of steel for ship-building waM
begun in IH70.
The miners mid lalmrcrs are deserting
head villi', ( 'ol,
Fhglimd lakes '10,000 tons of eggs from
Three-fourths of the population of
IIilHsiu are farmers,
AImiiiI, 10,000 gross of pens are pro
duced from a loll of steel,
Twenty thousand men are employed
by (he ' iermaii navy.
An ounce of gold is worth f'-'O.lo. We
sold ours for f Hi in iHI'i,
Muring the present century H.0OO tons
of gold have been mined.
In the City of Mexico the street rail
way furuishcM funeral ears.
Now wc have an electric cloth-cutler;
also mi electric rock-breaker.
At the present day illsiut )Hl per eenl
of all Vessels built are of steel.
Ilog-packiug lo August 20 this vear
was l,'V.r,(HK) hogs, against r,7:i0,l)il'hist
It is said the silver depreciation will
cost the Mexican government $10,000,000
The United States produces more grain
in proportion to population than any
Since I H to tin- world's production of
meat has increased r7 per cent, that of
grain 4'M per cent.
It is estimated that last year I, '.'M.I,.
(XNI.IHK) bananas were consumed in the
United States alone.
There are .'I.TiHi national, 3,000 State
and l,:HH) private banks in the United
States, a total of S.tMK).
liiainonds worth over $,r,000,000 were
sold in one lot recently by the le ISecrs
Company of South Africa to a syndicate,
Ity irrigation 25,000,000 acres are made
fruitful in India alone. In Fgypt there
arealiout l'i,(NHI,(KHI and in Kurope alsnit
The United States has just begun the
work of improving tint waste area, and
has already altont 4,000,000 acres of ir
lu (I rent Itritain tint actual iiiiiiiImt of
persons engaged in agriculture is 2,5VI,
IKK); in manufacture, 5, 1 S'.t.tH H) ; in com
Of the thousands upon thousands of
women who deposit in the Philadelphia
savings banks more than half are Ixitird-ing-hoiise
The saloons of Chicago employ 21,000
persons. There are over r,(MH) of them,
notwithstanding that 2,0H) have lately
gone out of business.
To make 1 .000 cubic feet of illuminat
ing gas eight pounds of coal, costing 2
cents, ami four gallons of naphtha, cost
ing 12 cents, are required.
The largest gold nuggets found in Aus
tralia were the "Welcome," 2,020 ounces,
and the "Stranger," 2.2K0 ounces, valued
respectively at ilH.IISl) and .Cii.-IOO.
The value of the gold produced in this
country from 1702 to IK! 12 was $5,0;!:!,
IKW.IHH), mid the value of the silver
mined during the same period was $",-10-t.1Nil.OK).
The first appearance of peanuts in
mercantile history was a consignment of
ten bags sent from Virginia to New York
for sale in 1 70 1. In 1HU2 the product was
Kussian women and .lapanese men are
said to excel all tint other world's work
ers with the needle by those who have
closelv studied the embroidery exhibits
in dilterunt buildings at the World's Fair.
F.x-Senator Allen has resumed his law
practice at Seattle.
Kev. Samuel 1". Jones, grandfather of
Sam 1'. Jones, thoOeorgia evangelist, is
still living, and has just celebrated his
88th birthday at Cartersville.
Lcni Stevenson, who has been a circus
clown for twenty years, has taken the
(iieerest somersault of bis career. He
has landed in the Salvation Army.
Baron von Sehloe.er, recently German
Kmbassailor to the Vatican, who aroused
the dislike of Kmperor William because
of his friendship for Bismarck, has about
decided to take up his abode in Berlin.
The Countess voii Koiiuo of Rouen,
France, the mother of Mrs. Florence
Maybrick. lias instituted suit in Rich
mond for the recovery of 2,000,000 acres
of and in Virginia and West Virginia,
which she claims wore obtained from her
family through deception and fraud.
Ex-President Benjamin Harrison's
lectures at Stanford University have been
post jioned until February, because, as is
announced, he has other duties pressing
upon his attention in tho East. They
will begin F'ebruary 10, and the series
will run tlirouglitill ttie mutdieot Marcn.
To most of them only the students will
bo admitted, but a few, which will be on
some popular subjects, will be open to
the general public.
Thomas A. Edison lias been express'
intr himself vigorously to a Chicago re
porter against the patent system of the
United States, which, he says, deprives
tho real inventor of any chance to bene
fit bv his inventions. The patent law,
lie says, is all right and the intention of
the government to aid inventors sincere,
but tho difficulty lies in tho United
States Circuit Courts and their method
of procedure. He advocates a change so
that inventors who charge infringement
should have a preliminary injunction
atrainst the alleged pirates, who should
be compelled to prove that the patent is
i i f i
A Cold Medal Found in (lu;
Stomach of a Steer.
DKLAWAKK'H IflU 1'KACII CROP.
(irant Locomotive Works at Chicago
About to Resume BusIiichh
okc Smith's Broom.
Philadelphia has 2I!,000 more lxys
Chicago's stock of sugar is low, and
w holesalers cannot till orders.
There is a noticeable increase in de
jtositsof the Cincinnati banks.
Mayor Carter Harrison of Chicago has
lx'cn reducing his tenants' rents.
The movement to provide a pension
for Mrs, Jellcrson Iinvis is to be revived.
The government has ordered by mail
the dissolution of the Hehring Sea licet.
A genuine case of leprosy has Is-en
found in tint penitentiary at I-urainie,
Altout '200,000 old pension claims are
sidetracked, later claims taking the prec
edent. Congressman O'Neil predicts that coal
w ill be placed on the free list in the re
vision. The Texas lines have agreed utton uni
form rules in the bundling of cotton
( irasshoppers have struck the section
of Illinois alsiut Litchlield, and are do
ing great damage.
The annual eclipse of the sun in Octo
ber will be visible over the Western half
of North America.
The fruit crop of Oklahoma this year
is resirted to exceed the production of
the last four years.
Kansas has issued an appeal for seed
wheat or money to buy it for farmers in
the western part of the State.
The total receipts of gold in Chicago
direct from Europe are estimated to be
slightly in excess of $8,000,000.
Chicago is convinced that it " needs "
a new ft ,000,000 Federal building. New
York " needs ' a new jKistolhce.
Angered citizens on the Rio Grande
liorder. Texas, have been rounding up
cattle-thieves. Fifty were caught.
The Kansas Board of Health is ar
ranging for a thorough investigation of
the sanitary condition of the State.
The big storm nearly exterminated the
grasshoppers which have lieon making
such ravages on crops and vegetables in
estern New l ork.
The Imisville and Nashville troubles
have been temporarily healed. The men
work at a reduction of 10 per cent in
wages until Pecember.
President Palmer of the World's Fair
directory savs this is no time for sub
scriptions for the luke of Veragua, and
nothing has been done to help him.
It is estimated that the total damage
to the ovster beds of New Haven Harlior
mid Ixuig Island Sound, caused by the
recent storm, amounts to fii.ooo.ow.
It is reported that a newspaper is to
be established in Lewiston, Me., to ad
vocate Canadian independence. The
town is full of French Canadian factory
The remarkable claim is made bv the
Jessup (Ga.) Sentinel that there has not
been a death in that town since last Sep
tember. The town has a population of
During the six weeks ending August
7 over 30,000,000 bushels of wheat were
exported to Europe. In the same time
last year less than -'O.oou.uou bushels
The demand for currency has brought
out the old fractional scrip, government
and other, issued during the war, which
have for years been in collections or have
The Eastern and Western coal sales
agents at New Y'ork have decided that
the September output shall be 3,000,000
tons instead of 2,750,000 tons as previ
Chicago day at the World's Fair will
be October !), the anniversary of the great
tire of 1871. Flags, banners, streamers
and bunting will be displayed every
where in the city.
The total valuation of Illinois property
for taxation purposes is only $701,230,(581,
counting in Chicago. Watches are val
ued at an average of $2.02, while all the
diamonds and jewelry in the State are
rated at $57,347.
Tho Grant Locomotive Works at Chi
cago are about to resume business, and
will employ 1,200 men. The works have
a contract to build tifty-five locomotives
for the Burlington road at a cost ex
A gold medal was found in the stom
ach of a Texas steer slaughtered at Chi
cago last week. The medal is in the
shape of a Maltese cross, and bears the
inscription, Awarded to Miss Ida vvortc,
Ursuhno Academy, Dallas, Tex." Ar
mour & Co. have written to the convent
people, stating the medal is subject to
A party of union and non-union paint
ers, while discussing the merits of their
nosition in ttie labor world at Chicago,
became angry and began fighting. The
police were called, and the combatants
ran. One of the men, Emil Schultz, was
followed by a crowd shouting, "Stop
thief," and the farther he ran the greater
became the crowd which followed, lie
was cornered, and the crowd pelted him
with stones. He fired at the mob sev
eral times, and hit a woman half a block
off. A police officer finally reached him,
and knocked him down.
FROM WASHINGTON CITY.
One of the bills reported favorably on
by the Semite ( 'oinmittcc on Laws grants
live townships of land in tint vicinity of
Crater Lake, Or., Ut that State for a
public park mid forest reserve.
Senator Dolph has introduced bills to
provide for the erection of a first-class
fog signal at or near the present position
of the Caiui A rago light station ; granting
a right of way to the Albany and Astoria
Railroad Company through the Grand
Ronde Indiuu reservation, and extend
ing the time of the Umatilla Irrigation
Company to construct its ditch across
tint Umatilla Indian reservation.
Tim trouble between the Mexican and
United States officials at Havana, Tex.,
growing out of the seizure of 3,000 sheep
by Mexican officials, is receiving the at
tention of President Cleveland and Sec
retary Grcsham. All telegrams and other
data bearing on the subject are now be
fore the Stat.it Department for action,
anil tint matter may soon Ih'coiiki one of
unusual diplomatic importance.
Special Agent Ayers' nmch-talked-of
suppressed rejsirt on tin plate has been
given out by the Treasury Department.
It shows during the ixtriod from July 1
to March 31 the aggregate production of
tin plate in this country from sheets
rolled in the United States was 34,o32,
052 pounds. The aggregate amount of
imported black plates converted into tin
plate in the United States was 30,2!I0,2H2
jsninds, making a grand total of Itoth
kinds of 73,022,334 pounds.
The recent advices received by Secre
tary Morton from an agent in'Europe
fully confirm previous rejtorts regarding
the shortage (if certain crops in many
sections of Europe, w hich he represents
is likely to guarantee a large demand for
American forage crops, including corn.
Although he does not think it likely that
much of the lutter will lie used for hu
man fmjd, he represents that the tariff
complications Is'tween Russia and Ger
many are likely to render the latter
country especially dependent upon the
l mu'u Mines lor us supply.
The vigorous protest entered by the
United States government against the
outrage to Miss Milton, an American
missionary, in the iurkish province of
Mosul has' Isjrne fruit that will insure
to some extent in future the safetv of
Christian missionaries in Turkey. The
United States made a demand for a rigid
investigation of the outrage and punish
ment of the guilty parties. This de
mand was met by the Turkish authorities
in a manner entirely satisfactory to this
government. Hereafter the Vizier of
Mosul will give a Vizieral letter to mis
sionaries, recommending the bearer to
the protection of the authorities, and a
military escort will be furnished all mis
sionaries who desire it. Furthermore,
the Vizier has sent an officer and troops
to the scene of the outrage with instruc
tions to investigate and make a report;
but, owing to the remote situation of the
place, no report has vet been made.
The difficulty of guarding effectually
the vast frontier of the United States on
the North and South has been frequently
made apparent, Chinese come in from
Mexico and Canada; alien contract la
borers, too, cross our frontiers, and now
it is discovered the aboriginal American
is engaged in eluding the vigilance of
Uncle Sam's customs officers. A case
was brought to the attention of Assist
ant Secretary Hamlin the other day. An
Indian was reported as having crossed
from Canada with $2,000 worth of Indian
goods in his possession. By law the In
dians in their migrations on the North
em kirder go to and return from Canada
at will, and are allowed to carry their
"effects" with them duty free. The
Indian, it is asserted by the special agent
rejwrting the case, has evidently learned
"some tricks" from his pale-faced neigh
bors, and is bringing into this country as
his personal "effects " goods subject to
duty. In this case the Indian Bwore that
the goods were his, but it is learned that
he is a runner for a Canadian manufact
urer, and that they are sold to Indians
in the United States on the Northern
liorder without paying the duty the law
requires. An investigation of the mat
ter has been ordered
A great many bills have been filed in
the House. A great majority are bills
that have already found a place on the
calendars of the previous Congress, such
as bills to repeal the Federal election
law ; to repay to States the cotton tax ;
to establish a uniform system of bank
ruptcy: to increase the facilities for
prosecuting war claims of various kinds.
The original bills chiefly grow out of the
existing financial conditions. Several
are to repeal the 10 per cent tax on State
bank circulation ana two to establish an
income tax. One by Richardson (Dem.)
of Tennessee is radical in its provisions.
He proposes a tax of 2 per cent on $3,
000 to $5,000, 5 per cent on $5,000 to $10,
000, 10 per cent on $10,000 to $20,000, 15
per cent on $20,000 to $30,000, 20 per cent
on $30,000 to $50,000, 30 per cent on $50,
000 to $100,000, 40 per cent on all over
$100,000. A national bank bill has been
prepared by Harter (Dem.) of Ohio, un
der the provisions of which a national
bank may issue circulating bonds to se
cure it, and the bonds now on deposit
with the Treasurer to secure circulation
may be withdrawn, the United States to
take the first lien on the assets of any
failed national bank to secure its guar
antee of the bank's circulation, and in
case the assets are not sufficient to re
imburse the government the Comptroller
of the Currency is to make an assess
ment upon all the national banks of the
State in which the derelict bank is lo
cated, divided pro rata according to the
capital and surplus, to make up the de
ficiency. Besides the 75 per cent of the
circulation provided for as stated, the
banks may issue an amount equal to 50
Eer cent of their capital and surplus to
e known as emergency circulation, se
cured by United States bonds, and to
pay a tax of 6 per cent until retired.
Among the other bills introduced are :
To provide for the admission of Arizona ;
to enable the people of New Mexico,
Utah, Arizona and Oklahoma to form a
constitution and State government and
be admitted into the Union.
(JrasshoppcrH Utilized for Mak
ing Soup in Paris.
"RttKAI) AND R UTTER DANCES."
It is Predicted That Great Rritain,
France and Germany Will
Need Our Wbeat.
Welsh mine owners have refused to
take back repentant strikers.
Russian railway trains rarely go as
fast as twenty-two miles an hour.
The debts of the late Duke of Saxe
Coburg, Germany, are estimated at $750,
000. By the exertions of "General " Booth
Fxlinburgh is to open a shelter for
Count Tolstoi has just finished an in
quiry into social matters, w hich is to be
published soon in English.
Cooks of all nations are to have a fair
and feast in Paris next year,, with prizes
for "authors of new dishes."
Baron Edmond de Rothschild's colony
in Palestine shows such promise of suc
cess that he has purchased more land.
In Asiatic Turkey the roads are said
to be so bad that tfie freight on a ton of
wheat for 100 miles would be over $45.
Grasshopper soup, of which Stanley
wrote as a luxury in Africa, has been
experimented with in Paris with success.
An experimental shipment of oaten
hay has Ixten made from Geelong, Aus
tralia, and consigned to a London firm.
Ixx'al telegrams are now being trans
mitted through pneumatic tubes in most
of the principal cities of Great Britain.
London contains one-eighth of Great
Britain's population. It has a larger
daily delivery of letters than all Scot
land. The tallest tree on earth is perhaps a
gum tree (eucalyptus regnans;, recently
discovered in Australia. It is 415 feet
A meeting of the Latin Union is to be
called to decide the question of the na
tionalization of fractional silver cur
rency. The King of Siam is about 42 years of
age, and received his early education
from an F'nglish lady. He i's a great ad
mirer of England.
The London Pall Mall Budget the
other day announced that the yacht
Navahoe was " named after one of the
Herr Krupp, the great German gun
maker, is preparing for an exhibition at
FIsstn, Germany, of the progress of ar
tillery since 1864.
It is said that President Carnot of
France is suffering from a cancerous af
fection of the liver, which will require a
dangerous operation soon.
Some London music-hall shares, lately
sold, show that business is good. The
Tivoli sells at nearly 200, the Pavilion at
125 and the Empire" at 350.
Customs frauds in the importation of
cereals have been discovered in France,
whereby the government has been de
frauded' out of large sums in duties.
Drummers are to be attached to the
Paris police. When riots are appre
hended the beating of the police drum
will be equivalent to reading the riot act.
Dueling in Russia has become so com
mon that the government has been com
pelled to decree a severe code of punish
ment. Killing an antagonist will cost
six years in prison.
It is estimated that about 250,000 ca
nary birds are raised every year in Ger
many. The most important market is
the United States, which imports about
100,000 birds per annum.
" Bread and butter dances " are a late
form of entertainment designed by the
ladies of Sydney, Australia. They are
given for a charity, and in order that it
may benefit as much as possible the sim
plest refreshments are served.
In Paris they first utilize rats to clean
the flesh from the bones of carcasses,
then kill the rats, use up the fur for
trimmings, the skin for gloves, their
thigh bones for toothpicks and their ten
dons and bones for gelatin wrappers.
In its efforts at retrenchment and re
form the government of New South
Wales has already effected a reduction
in the expenditures for this year of $7,
500,000 as compared with last year. Of
ficial salaries have been cut all around.
F. P. Loomis, formerly United States
Consul at St. Etienne, says that from an
investigation he made he finds that
about 05,000 Americans of the better
class visit Europe every year, and that
they spend about $100,000,000 annually
The Sultan of Turkey is grieving over
the sudden death of twelve of the most
beautiful women in the imperial harem
at Constantinople, the result of blood
poisoning following vaccination. One
hundred and sixty-seven wives survived
a similar operation.
The Prefecture of Police in France has
established a service of identity in order
to identify released convicts. Since 1808
there have been 1,500 sentences recorded
against men named Louis Lefevre in that
country, by which innumerable innocent
Louis Lefevres have been brought into
The London Times makes the predic
tion that Great Britain will require at
least 28,000,000 quarters of wheat from
abroad this year. France, it adds, will
I be compelled to import more than twice
as much as it usually does, and it notes
the fact that Germany has already begun
to draw on America for supplies.
DECEPTION AMONG WOMEN.
Why Hualiittiilit iul KHllirm Arato Ilium
for Much Apparent DlnlHincnty.
Since the field of woman's work lion
broadened, it has been discovered that
the proportion of women clerks, cashiers
and forewomen, who betray the trnstr
p'wed in them, is much less than that of
male employes. Opposite this, as if th
purpose were to balance the sins nf the
Rexes, we find the simple proposition
t hat, as a rule, women are more decep
tive than men, but the deception is prac
ticed either in small matters or in senti
ment. If we eliminate love from tlwt calcula
tions, woman is still the more deceptive
in small things. That is to say, she may
plead guilty to petit larceny, while her
big brother covers the entire gamut,
from grand larceny to murder. If this
were true, it is not difficult to account
for the difference Jjetween man and
womankind. The majority of women
depend largely upon their hnsbands,
fathers or brothers. In the maintenance
of the house and table, to say nothing of
personal adornment, there are very faw
men who place their purse at their wife's
disposal. Nineteen out of twenty have
seen their mothers apjiealing to the head
of the house for money that should have
been given to her as hers by right.
The man's point of view and the wom
an's point of view an so far apart that it
takes time to bridge it, and as the wom
an i.-i usually the bridge builder, what
wonder if she wearies, resolves to take
the shortest and easiest way and prac
tices some small deception? Many a girl
with honest impulses, candid to a fault,
has been mated to a man whose lack of
sensibility, sordid views of life, greed or
indifference changed the entire charac
ter of her life. She has kept her own
counsel and "managed" her husband to
the best of her ability. I this excusabl
Many years ago the judges in England
ruled that if a man had avenues of flight
open, no matter how 6orely he might be
beset, to turn and slay his aMilant was
murder, and many thousands wer
hanged for preferring to kill another
rather than stand or be overtaken and
slain. Of late the judges have changed
the ruling. The interpretation of the
law is different. Whereas in former
years no man dare assail his opponent
until he was driven to the wall, now we
have the common sense decision that a
man need not flee from an assassin,
turning his back and inviting death.
He may face his opponent and kill him
rather than risk being killed. If this
ruling is just, what shall we say of the
men whose miserly practices or greed or
indifference deprives their wives or
daughters of the opportunity to enjoy
life within their means?
The best answer to the assertion that
women are more deceptive than men is
found in those families where the parents
do not discriminate against their daugh
ters; where it is assumed that thedaugh
ters are entitled to as much money as
the sons, and the sons are taught that
the earnings of the minors are common
stock. The girls practice no more de
ception than the boys. They develop
into independent, fair minded women.
And they may be relied upon to preserve
their self respect and the respect due
In the practical, everyday affairs of
life the equality taught by the master is
impressed in a manner that makes char
acter. And characterless women are
the only companions that characterless
men are worthy of. Pittsburg Bulletin.
Three Ancient Trees.
Washington has three trees, each con
nected with soma important event in the
laying out of the town of Washington in
1783. The commissioners who made the
survey began their work under the great
white oak in the front yard of Judge
Andrews' old home at Haywood.
Through the following century this waa
one of the finest trees in Wilkes county.
Another historical tree is the great pop
lar on the Alexander homestead. In 1790
the first ordination of a Presbyterian
minister west of the Savannah river took
place under that tree. This was Rev.
John Springer, a man of noted character
and talents, and who would have been
president of Franklin college had he
Finally, coming down later in time,
we reach the memorable debate between
Robert Toombs and Benjamin Hill in
1856? This was one of the greatest in
tellectual contests in the history of
Georgia, and will never be forgotten by
those who heard it. It took place under
an oak in the grove of Haywood. It was
followed by a typical barbecue of the old
south. Washington (Ga.) Gazette.
Increased Sound at Night.
I would like to ask if you have ever
aoticed the acoustic phenomenon of
greater audibility of sounds after night
fall? There have been hundreds of at
tempts to account for this singularity in
the matter of sounds, the theories being
almost as numerous as the theorists
themselves. The ancients noticed that
the intensity of all sounds was increased
t night and ascribed the phenomenon
to various causes, some almost as absurd
as the reasons (?) assigned by certain mod
ern scientists. St. Louis Republic.
A Deluded Bear.
The story is told of a bear that mia
took the humming noise of the telegraph
wires on high poles as coming from a
nost of bees and clawed at the pole and
tore away the stones at its base in the
hope of finding the much coveted honey,
Boston Journal of Commerce.