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M’M INN VILLE, OREGON, FEBRUARY is, 1881
;ST SIDE TELEPHONE.
BETTER THAN GOLD.
that, if an accident oc urred or there
THE HAT BUSINESS.
was serious illness on board, no medical
assistance was available. When I was Profit« of a Trade Ln Which Chang«« La
returning to Europe in the Mediator in
Style Play an Important Part.
;VERY TUESDAY AND FRIDAY
1842, a sailor fell from one of the yards,
A reporter desirous of information
••I have striven to lay by
'r'^le¡ '<*1 d
Something for a rainy day,
commander of the vetsel was a Yankee asked a Brooklyn gentleman formerly
But misfortune’s come, and now
—that is. a native of one of the New En engaged in the retail hat business in
Ev rything is »wept away.”
gland States—and he had the ingenuity this city whethQT exceptional profits
I tresher." v
the true wife closer still—
readiness of resource which are were made in that line of trade. He
'ant to kno» J
** t .* *e<i h,s troubled cheek aud said:
Publishers and Proprietor*.
Life has sadder losses, dear
characteristic of the people of that sec said:
So, I pray, be comforted.
t i ALEN, lMri3
tion of the Union. He so admirably sot
“The profit in the hat business ranges
“Logs of love we could not bear;
the in jured limb with splints, that, when
wlUC7 ’L|O.8H is wore« than death.
the ship arrived at London and the man from 25 to 50 per cent There is more
£ mouths-............................................................. 125
ose cat'h other, dear—
was taken to Bartholomew Hospital, the money in cheap hats than high-priced
Think," *>he said below her breath.
of that institution highly com ones. For instance, when I was in the
itered in the Postoffice at McMinnville, Or.,
God 'tls no worse,” she cried,
plimented Captain Morgan upon the business I sold a tive-dollar bat (Derby)
as second-class matter.
M 1th a smile. “You did forget
tbick ia M íiu J
workmanlike manner in which he had on which I made a little over a dollar
M hat unreckone l wealth Is ours
Since we have each other yet."
°°se on bioxl
performed the operation. The fact, profit. For the quality of hat named I
iilantinn ¡lit J
—-A&en E. Rexford in Good Housekeeping.
however, remains, that but for the paid
3 V. V. JOHNSON, M. D.
945 per dozen. 1 also sold a hat
purely fortuitous circumstance of the for $3
Iforthweit eonier uf H.cond and B street.,
50 which by the dozen cost nte
1 fu abuadmn» 3
While on a cheap hat I made a
able to deal with the case, the result of $24.
rilen saS9 Of
profit of $1.50, on a better quality 1 re
there being no surgeon on board must alized
much less money. 1 would rather
May be found at hie office when not absent on pro-
E *0B Hum
sell three one-dollar hats than one
three-dollar one. Why? Becattsethere
'I he mean, «,
is more money in the cheaper quality
LITTLEFIELD & CALBREATH,
If the cabin passengers had good of hats. Wool Derbies which sell for
rial medicinal J
Dark staterooms. Bad Ventilation, Muddy cause to complain that neither their
one dollar each cost from five to eight
’hysicians and Surgeons,
Water, I ns u ttleleiil Meat, Useless
safety nor their comfort was sufficiently dollars per dozen. For a time a wool
fertillxer ata g
ltiye. Whig ||
M c M innville , O regon .
hat will make as good an appearauce as
passengers was infinitely worse. Men. a felt one, but when the rain strikes the
Then the Usual Thing.
Office over Braly’s Bank.
women and children were huddled 1 ke wool the hat loses its glossy appear
'ther effect of dm
sheep in the quarters assigned them, no
When Samuel Johnson said “A ship separation of the sexes being attempted. ance. Probably you don’t notice it,
rrows richer uh
but silk hats are not worn so much now
S. A. YOUNG, M. D.
is a prison with a chance of being The berths, which ran on either side of as
formerly. Certain sets of Americans
°t only vigor,1
drowned," he in that aphorism gave the vessel, were not inclosed, and were or Anglo-maniacs have discovered that
expression to the opinion generally en
Englishmen in a measure have tabooed
that sure ami J
The steerage passengers were re the high or silk hat. This fact may
I c MINNVILLE
OREGON. tertained by landsmen in his day
to both supply and cook their have some thing tr do with its present
'em product fl
fact, the discomforts, and even priva quired
' disease b™j
Olfice and re-idencu on II .treat. All calli promptly
own provisions. There was commonly unpopularity. Of course, for dress oc
ovated and vikorj
uwered day or night.
tions, which sea-traveling then involved a fierce struggle for a place at the gal-
gal casions, the silk hat is the thing, but I
were such that very few persons were ley fire, in which the sick and feeble think a fine quality of Derby makes
ge stamp« «
willing to expose themselves to them, necessarily went to the wall; and some almost as good an appearance. In com
DR. G. F. TUCKER,
save when compelled by imperative cir times several days would pass without parison with former years but few high
any warm food be ng obtained by thosq white hats have been worn during the
cumstances to do so.
who were most in need of it Again,
When I crossed the Atlantic in 1841, when there was a storm, or even when past summer. High hats are unwieldy
for business, and should only be worn
Office-Two doors east of Bingham's furniture for the first time, the condit on of things the ship experienced heavy weather, the
by elderly men in the day time. What
Laughing gas administered for painless extraction.
tided and >,*
can be more ridiculous to a man of taste
which had elapsed since Johnson’s time,
In fact, the condition and treatment of than to see a high silk hat worn with a
ny days itJ
measurably improved; but the dieagre- Iliis class of passengers was simply short coat or a Norfolk jacket? Yet
W. V. PRICE,
ment to which passengers were evon abominable, and such as to reflect deep men who pretend to know how to dress
then subjected were numerous. No discredit upon the Government for often commit this breach of good form.”
“What is the prevailing style in
l. Liver cod
regular steam commumcat.on between allowing so many years to elapse ere hats?
c lung dim
” was asked.”
Great Britain and the United States was
to its heaM
“The style differs but little from last
a. All dm3
VpStairs in Adams' Building,
in existence. The Sirius and the Great
year. The brims are, perhaps, curled,
Now, all is changed. The steamers a little more, and in many cases the
Western had indeed crossed the ocean which
at the present day cross the At crowns are made lower. Still, a man
in 1838, and the latter vessel had con lantic are vessels ranging from four to
tinued her trips at irregular intervals. seven thousand tons burden: and the who bought a hat late last spring
might wear it through the winter, that
TkST Of fl
for some little time subsequently, arrangements on board of them are ex is,
JUSTER POST BAND, But
if he doesn’t wish to follow the style
3 been a it
no other steamer attempted to follow cellent in all respects. Besides the life iD the minutest particular. The public
her example, the Cunaru line not hav
The Best in the State.
have an erroneous idea that a hat be
aud built on the most approved comes
ing been established unt 1 1842.
a man and not that a man be
prepared to furnish music for all occasions at reason
t. Such ii
able rates. Address
comes a hat. It is all nonsense that
beth ’ s Png
men can’t wear different shaped
\\ J. ROWLAND, don and New York, and between Liver launched in a few minutes. In the certain
value of ta
hats simply because their physiogo-
Business Manager, McMinnville.
pool and that port, were ships of five to
nient ot d»
tuies are peculiarly formed. When
. e<l that thJ
seven hundred tons burden. 'The state part of the ship, the appliances for ex you
go home take down a hat, if you
preserved it, that you wore say
ten or tin*
either side of the saloon were termed —
four years ago, put it on and look in
were below the sea-level. They were
. all lex*
the glass. In your own eyes and those
incommodious, dark and ill-ventilated. be all that could be desired if every of
others you cut a ridiculous figure,
In fact, the only light they enjoyed was
Corner Third and D streets, McMinnville
but still you wore that hat four years
that furnished by small pieces of ground to accommodate, tn case of disaster, ago
no one remarked any thing
glass inserted in tlie deck overhead, and every passenger,even when her comple add and
in your appearance. Why this
OGAN BROS. & HENDERSON, from the fan-lights in the doors opening ment was full. Note the late disaster sudden
change in your appearance, you
to the saloon, and this was so poor that to the Oregon.
ask? Simply because the old hat which
to give ■
the occupants of the staterooms could
The comfort of the traveling public you put on is out of style, and the
not even dress themselves without mak is now carefully studded. The cabins
since you bought It have been
The Best Rigs in the City. Orders ing use of a lamp. The sole ventilation for the first-cla-s passengers are placed styles
be as »31
so different tliat it appearsold fashioned
i of sari
romptly Attended to Day or Night,
sight. If you observe closely
al of the saloon skylights, which, of vessel is least felt, instead of. as for in your
hats worn by your friends yon will
• whoa I
course, could only be done in fine merly, at the stern. The staterooms are- the
find that it is not the hat which be
weather. The consequence was that the comniodious, handsomely furnished, comes
the man, but the man who be
the hat. Do you remember some
rooms was at all times most unpleasant; steam. The saloon, which is spacious comes
ago when the English curled
whilst the smell of the bilge-water was and well-lighted, contains a piano, a rears
hat was so much worn? The style
so ol ensive as to create nausea, inde -mall library, bagatelle tables, chess, brim
previous year was not nearly so
pendent of that arising from the motion etc., for the use of the passengers, the
A Strl.tly Tempera»»« Besar*.
curl, and hatters who had stock
■ >f the vessel. In winter, on the other There
left over simply curled their hats to the
style. It is seldom that
ime geodth •li.rub member» to the contrary not-
There was it is true, a stove in the supplied
can dispose of their over stock
aloon. but the heat from it scarcely as cold water. Tlie table is so luxuri hatters
the manlier named.”
made itself appreciably felt in the side- antly spread tliat there is scarcely a in "What
becomes of }he hats left over
delicacy which can b- obtained in the in stock each
"Orphans’ Home” eabins.
In other matters there was the same best hotels in London, found lacking on
“They are sold or given away.
ib-ence of provision for the comfort of board these steamers. The supply of Farmers
who are on to the trick will
lie passengers. The fresh water re fresh water—furnished bv condensers —
entering a store ask for the last
pined for drinking and cooking pur is practically unlimited: whilst that on
’s style. They don't care if the
saly first <1 bm , and ths only parlor like shop la tb*
poses was carried in casks; and when which is required for drinking purposes mason
hat is just a trifle out of style if they
ally. None but
lie ship had a full cargo, many of these is in summer cooled with ice, of which can
buy it fifty per cent, cheaper. Ir
wi re placed on deck, with the result a large stock is provided. A surgeon responsible
hatters who do a transient
Vim door south ot Yambili County Bank Building.
often sell a countryman off
pregnated with salt water from the it obligatory to do so: and his services business
season styles at the same prices ob
M o MIXXVILLE, ORMGON
•vaves shipped in heavy weather. At are at the d sposal of any of the passen tained
prevailing ones. Hats which
ill times the water wa- mo-t unpalata- gers who needs them without the pay can't tus for sold
are sent to male institu
H. H. WELCH.
ole. it being muddy, and tilleel with va ment of any fee.
tions. Hatters often sustain heavy
rious impurities from the old worm-
Nor have the steerage passengers losses in stock left over. Stock left
A Cruel Russian Sect.
■aten barrels in which it was kept. Not failed to participate in the altered con
and big rents have much to do
inly was the water bad. but tlie supply dition of things. Inst ad of their being over
the high price of hats. If I should
Rossi* is peculiarly rich in surprising occasionally proved inadequate; and crowded together in the badly ventilated with
leave the country for ten years and
•ects and assoc'ations, but the most as when the voyage was an unusually long and unhealthy quarters assigned to hold no communication witli those at
tounding is one lately brought to liglit
I could find out whether time*
compulsory for a fixed cubic space home,
bearing the ominous title of ••The Red ng the passengers upon short allow now
were good or bad by a visit to a hat fac
its members affect to believe ance.
There was always a cow on board; only, too, are the lerths inclosed, tory. When time» are flush manufac
tost he who consciously permits another but tie re «a- no other milk to ba had but the single women occupy a turers make tine qualities of hats, and
when tbev are dull the poorer qualities
“ suffer prolonged pain commits a than what she supplied, no way of pre- separate compartment, in tlie charge have tlie largest sale.”
toortal sin. In order to abbreviate the
“Do not manufacturers change their
suffer ngs of humanity it is a matter of anned fruit and vegetables were improvements which has taken place in atyles for tbe purpose of compelling
equally unknown. There was com the condition of occupants of the steer fashionable men to purchase new hats
«•science with them to kill the sick, monly a fair provision of mutton and age has been effected by the act, passed
that they may be put out of their pain pork, live sh. ep and pigs being carried: a few years ago, requiring cooked pro yearly?"
"In a measure, ye*. If the styles
juickly. The association takes its name but of other fre-h meat and of fish, the visions being found by the owners of
“Oni the fact that its executioners. stock was generally exhausted by the the ship; and although the passage were not changed each season the fac
ffre«sa.<| jn 'p(1‘ for the occasion, time tl.e vessel had been a few davs at money is necessarily h gher than it was tories could not be kept running. Soft
•iranglo their vicrims with red •ea, refrigerators at that period not under the old »vstem, this drawback is felt bats are popular with many men.
r _. ..o
for the saving been invented.
more than compensated bv the comfort They are costly, and are worth from
to twelve dollars each according
Pur|H>se upon a red catafalque, beneath
But the arrangements on board these which results from the present arrange- live
to quality.”— Brooklyn Eagle.
z* dull redd sh light of an oil lamp. ships were defective it; much more im- i menu
Ini* strange and horrible association ■ortant matters than n not providings
In conclus'on, I may say that, in
**■’ brought to tgh’ by the energetic ood table for the passengers. T e dulging in a retrospect upon my expe
Mineral* in New South Wale*.
°PP°®t on interpo-c.l by*a man in Sar l><>at__ even when they were seaworthy, riences tor the last forty years -during
New South Wales abounds in miner
J*oi when hi* mother and sister en- .... h eh frequently wa- not the ca e- which I have crossed the Atlantic ten
•tt'ored to strang'e Iris sick wife. He were so few in number that, in the times—I have been forcibly struck by als ot commercial value. The aggre
f*.led in the aiiti'orif e«, who have al- event of shipwreck, there was no P°*si- the contrast the peril, tedium and in gate value of mineral raised in New
arrested some forty of the ntur- liilitv of the r holding more than a th rd conveniences then attendant upon an
'•'rotis sect. Their organization s ems of tlie souls on board. The long-boat, Atlantic voyage afford to the safety, South Wales up to the end of 1885 was
- s transference from India to Mu« ndeed, was practically u-e!ese tn an rapidity and comfort with which it is £66,637,698, made up of the following
te soil of th,, w... p oj Bohwanee. mergency. as it was almost invar ai.lv now accomplished.— Lhambert' Jour amounts: Gold £36,102,884, silver
£382,884, coal £17,049,504, kerosene
religion of the riiug«.—Y. K N'«i. tilled up with -heds for the accommoda nal.
bale £895,437, tin £6,934.803, copper
—o*<ea sqnash : Remove the seeds tion of the cow. sbr p and pigs: and it
£4,796,585, iron £231,853, antimony
*•'1 soft parts, leaving on the rind: would have been sere, al hours work to
£62,217, silver lea-1 £357.026, asbestos
•»«on with salt and a little pepper and clear the boat and launch her.
A naturalist has satisfied himself beyond a
The law did not then render it com- doubt that the average cat trae els a distance £488, bismuth £10.010, and other
occasionally with butter. If one
mineral* £20,106. During 1885 19,216
• roasting beef, put it in the pan with pnlsory for every ves-el crossing the of eighty miles every night. Then it must be miner« were engaged in mining for tbe
•b* meat: but it can be baked without Atlantic to carry a surgeon, »nd the the other cat that sits on tbe back fence lev following mineral*. Gold 5,911 miners,
«*»t, if more convenXent — 7Ae Houte- owner« of the v»r oin lines of American end hours every night, loudly complaining of coal and shale 7.197, tin 3,395, silver
packets would not incur the expense of tbe high taxes or something.—Norristown
1,513, copper 1,000, slate 20, iron 180.
providing one. Ji* con- quenee was Herald.
iv nífí’1’ M
“VVife,” he said, “come sit by me;
Put vour hand in mine and lay
jour dear head upon my breast.
Listening to what I »ay.
.¡my Feed and Sale Stables
How the Sheriffs of London and Middle
sex are Installed in Office.
Trustwortlty Report of What a Young
Mau who Accompanied a Young Ladjr
Saw and Heard There.
Attended by a pageant only inferior
(We enter and take our seats.)
in splendor to the historic procession
Young Lady—There, Mr. Jenkins, I
through the city on Lord Mayor's day,
and favored bv splendid weather, the told you we should not be late. Yon
sheriff's of London and Middlesex were see we have lots of time. Oh! did yoa
recently installed into their office for ever see such a horrid bat as Mr*.
the coming year, the elected occupants Deusenbury Smith has got ou? It's per
of the distinguished position on this fectly awful.
Woman behind it* (in a hoars«
occasion being Mr. Aid. Henry Aaron
—What that girl can see in
Isaacs and Lieutenant Colonel Alfred
Kirby. As usual, the city companies Jenkins I never tluill understand.
Her Companion—Me neither. They
of which these gentlemen are mem
bers, accompanied by the portable say he owes thirty-seven dollars for
civic panoply which many predecessors board to Mrs. Bowler, and she tells
have bequeathed, joined in the displar me-----
Myself—Excessively warm, is it not?
and with banners, trophies, bands, vol
Young Lady It seems quite cool to
unteers and officials arrayed in garb
of all hues, succeeded in forming a me. But see! here conies the pianist.
shrieval show of no mean dimensions, Signor Staccato. 1 think he is just
and certainly attraoted great crowds splendid.
Sig. S. (on the grand piano—pianis
of spectators along the streets it tra
versed, At noon the sheriffs met th< ir simo)—Turn, tumty, turn. Tumtytum
friends at the Albion in Aldersgale. ta-a-a-a-a, etc.
Various persons in my immediate
In the forefront were an escort of
police, a mounted detachment of the neighborhood—They say she's going
Tower Hamlets engineer volunte. rs to be married again, and— No, in
and a guard of honor from the same deed. for 1 toll» him just what I
You don’t say bo ! Well
corps, followed by the company ot thought of
spectacle-makers, with the banners ot I - Yes, that's him right over there.
many Lord Mayors and sheriffs who He— She sings in the choir, and I
have been members of that ancient must say— Isn't he perfectly grand?
Sig. S. (fortiesiuio)—Thunipetty-
guild, numbering, among many others
those of tiie venerable and esteem, jl thuiiip-tliump-thunip-crash! bang! !
Young Lady— He is just wonderful!
Sir Benjamin Phillips, Lord Mayor in
1865-6, Sir li. N. Fowler, Sir H. E. (Tumultuous applause. Sig. S. comes
Knight, Sir H. Hansen, Sir W. McAr back and docs it some more).
Young Lady (when he has finished)
thur and Sir T. Dakin. Succeeding
them came the drums and fifes of the —I could listen to him all night,
postal and telegraph service, anil the couldn’t you?
Myself 1 could, but it would make
company of shipwrights, also bearing
the arms of distinguished citizens who me very sad. (My Lady Friend look*
have deserved well of their brother liv daggers at me. anil 1 see that I have
erymen. 'I hey again were followed by made a mistake).
Woman behind us—How out of plaoe
the band of the Third Middlesex artu
lery volunteers, acting as heralds t< that Jenkins looks at a classical con
the company of fanmakers.. The last cert like this.
Myself (feigning a deep interest)—.
of the companies were the loriners
the makers of bits and spurs and All, Miss Cantake is going to »ing.
High-priced Soprano—Una voca poc»
knightly accoutrements of the past, age
—to whom the band of the First Mid fa, etc.
in front of us—That woman has
dlesex rifle volunteers (Victoria)
showed the wav. Next came the state been married three times. Her namt
carriages of Mr. George Rose-Innes ain't no more Cantake than mine is.
and Mr. Algernon Sydney the under Her first husband was-----
Woman behind nie—It cost a dollar
sheriff's. The baud of the Tower Ham
lets engineer volunteers followed, and seventy a yard, and— (Wild applause.
after them the state carriages of the High-priced Soprano come» buck and
sheriff's themselves," the occupants bows but won t sing. Enter the gifted
being loudly cheered all the way along artist, W. Macready Higgins).
Young l.ady—I am acquainted with
Jewin street, Fore street. Moorgate
street and Gresham street to the Guild him. lie is too awfully funny for any
hall. In the great hall of that building thing. He told par that it came just
the ceremonies which have for years as natural to him as breathing.
W. M. H. (giving hi* great imitation
accompanied the installation of tbe
sheriffs were duly observed, and the of Irving)—Gud. gud, me lud. etc.
Man in front of me—Did you ever
vsual hospitable invitations extend id
to the members of tbe corporation and see Irving?
the officials of that body. After due I His Companion—Yah. He’» nogood.
proclamation anil recognition the new You otter see Buffalo Hill. Now he
dignitaries made the declarations re enn act, he can. (Frantic applause.
quired front them by the town clerk. W. M. II. comes back and Imitates
Mr. Aid. Isaacs and Lieutenant Lawrence Barrett, whom he represents
Colonel Kirby were then clothed in as an asthmatie individual with unmis
their gorgeous robes of office, chains of takable premonitory symptoms of the
gold were hung about their necks, and blind staggers.)
Young Lady—Ain’t he just too
they were announced to be the sheriffs
of London and Middlesex during tbe splendid? Ho told par that Mr. Barrett
next twelve months. The under sher saw him give that representation once,
iff's were afterward initiated into their mid was so overcome that he had to
office, and this concluded the proceed leave the hall.
Mvsclf—I enn r. «dily believe that.
ings at Guildball.
Returning by wav of King street, (I am aliout to make further remarks
Cheapside and St. Martin's-le-Grand. of a sarcastic nature when—Enterlsraol
the procession arrived at the Albion at Morgenstern, the talented American
two o’clock, when the sheriff’s break violinist.)
I. M. (playing his great Revery in G
fast was served.— London Telegraph.
sharp minor) Wa-a-a-h, wah, wall,
wahwahwah wo-o-o-o-w, etc., etc. (I
—A curious incident occurred lately gradually become oblivions to my Bur-
at Hollywood park, says the Boston roundings, and am soon in the arms of
Journal, where the representation of what-you-may-call him. 1 dream that
immense Turkish rugs was artistically I have been chosen umpire in * cat-
formed of living plants. A farmer and tight. and that 1 am presently oblige*!
his wife were driving through the to decide against a large, hluo-eyed
groumls and from a distance admiring eat ^ith a determined expression of
the rugs, which they supposed to lie the countenance, who in his indignation
work of the loom and not of the gard fiercely attacks me. We fight for some
ener. A heavy shower came tip, when time with clothet-poles, and I am
the old couple made their way to the prcsentlv stabbed in the arm. I awake
mansion and called the attention of th > to find that my Young Lady has stuck
servants to the rugs that were lying out a pin into me.
in the rain.
Infant Phenomenon (on the plat
form)- Matad. little Mabel, with tier
face against the pane.
Myself I'm afraid I've been dozing.
now Hydrophobia Was Treated In
Young Lady (icily) You have slept
Good Ohl Time«.
through two entire numbers.
Myself -I am very-----
The old recipe of “a hair of the dog
Young Lady (ten degree* below ze
that bit you” was almost literally
ro) You need not apologize.
realized in a prescription for the cure
Pastor of Church (large, portly man
of hydrophobia much in vogue with the with a voice like a fog-horn) I am re
“Pasteurs” of the fifteenth century: quested by the Young People's Associ
“Take a mastiff pup of a month old, ation to thank the congre I mean th*
and stuff the same with cloves, cinna audience for it* attendance, and to
mon and divers other spices, and there •tate that an oyster supper has been
after boil the carcass entire, the which, prepared in the chapel. (Audience be-
taken warm from the pot and laid unto (eotn«a interested.) Only fifty eent* per
the part that hath been bitten, will, head will be charged, and the proceed*
without doubt, do much good”—which, will lie used thanks to the kindness of
somehow or other, it did not. A more l he Young People'» Association to de
primitive but more successful method i tray your pahstor'» expense* on hi*
lecture tonr. Pali»» through
was employed within the memory of oming
door to the right. (I am about to
living men in a remote part of Ireland, ‘ ihe
■ivite my Young Lady to partake of
the patient being the eldest son of the hit
when I remember that I kava
family, a fine lad of nineteen. His mly al ves.
thirly-tiv» eent» in my pocket,
recovery appearing hopeless from the .‘.zmnf,
ami my Young l.ady
stroni ig symptoms of hydrophobia which nto the myself
Exeunt nearly every
he ex' ihibited, the doctors decided upon me cl«* street,
bleeding him to death ns the only Sitarne. in into
alternative to the barbarous plan of
rop<- l.eo speuus an hour or so
smothering under a feather bed, which
was then common. A vein was opened every afternoon. say* the Independence
and he was locked into an outnouse I e ge. nt Brussels, in preparing the
and left to die. But toward evening material for a inonnmen*al history of
the milkmaid of the household, passing the papacy. He has had a study fitted
near the spot with her pall, wax up adjoining the Vatican library for
amazed to hear the sufferer's voic< '■onvenienee of access to the archives —
faintly asking for “something to drink.” for the papal prison is vast and dis
Overjoyed at this unmistakable sign tance« »re great. The gigantic task
of recovery, she lost no time in min- will, of course, not be finished in the
ing assistance, and the young lifetime of Port* Leo; but even a mere
man's s life was saved, the physicians fragment of it would fie of the utmost
ascribing his extraordinary escape to value to the student of modern history,
* it mint in the main be bated upon
the carrying off of the poison by the •nn.
«ouiou* flow of blood. —N. F Timet.