THE TELE1 HONE-REGISTER awake to the fact that they can, in Pacific ocean that runs along the The Effect of Cologne on the I11- diana. perhaps an hour’s work, pick up a ,west coast of Mexico. tl ians. ’ pearl-fisheries of Australia | One of the far west Indian agents The January - - 9, 1890. crystal that would enrich a king-, ~ dom. In fact, a Dyak, as the na have taken many adventurous, dare was at the Tremont house, Chicago, BILLIONS LYING BURIED. tives of the country arc called, did devil men from the gold fields of the other day. He did not look Fabulous Fortunes Tliat arc Hid discover the Matan diamond, which that far-off country. They have like an Indian agent. He didn’t I is the largest genuine diamond of found single pearls valued at $7,500 wear long hair and carry guns in a den by Old Mother Earth. which there is any record, and for and $3,.500, but the most curious wampum belt. On the contrary, Luck frequently favors the man which the price of a king’s ransom pearl discovery that has ever been he was dressed like a tailor’s model. who does not wait for something to has been offered, but it was refused. made was made on that coast a When asked as to the present con- turn up, says the New York Morn The Matan is still held by the few years ago, when the now fam- ! dition of the gentle savage, he un- ing Journal, but whither shall the Pangeran of Landak. It has been ous Southern Cross pearl was re- bosomed himself as follows : “The Indian is to all intents and pur searchers for the golden fleece now in his family for four generations, vealed. This is a perfectly natural cross poses a daisy. To know him well and as he has lost his throne and turn? The adventurous spirit of Ameri territory it is the only appendage of nine pearls, all in one piece. The you must reside in his vicinity. finder of this unprecedented gem The height of his ambition is to can y > 1:1 f. ads itself curbed with of royalty remaining to him. was, as often happens, unaware of ■acquire a jag which shall be the So highly prized is the Matan no opportunity to seek adventure its value, and sold it for $100. The envy of his fellows. Wo are not diamond that its owner has always and fortune as did the Argonauts of ’49, who crossed the plains poor refused to part with it, declining purchaser considered himself for allowed to sell him liquor from our men and returned laden with gold. the most tempting offers of the tunate when he was offered $2,000 bountiful store for the simple reason But if the American will look be Dutch government, which has shown by four men. They sent the curi that we are not allowed to sell booze yond the confines of his own coun a great desire to get possession of a osity to England, had it mounted to the redskin. But he seems to try he will still find enough to en talisman associated in the Eastern and exhibited in the recent Colonial get there just the same, and he gets gage his attention in the way of mind with empire and with the for and Indian exhibition in London, full on cologne or stomach bitters. My exp erience has led me to ob fighting for his life while he is dig tunes of the dynasty guarding it. and offered it for sale for $50,000. The export of pearls from Aus serve the various effects of the dif Early in the century the governor ging for gold, mining for diamonds of Batavia sent a representative to tralia aggregates perhaps $100,000, ferent oc’o's. Now lily of the valley or diving for pearls. The desire for adventure is strong the rajah to negotiate its purchase. and the fisheries are hardly de gives an Indian a romantic time, while white rose leaves keep him in within thej breasts of American He offered $150,000, two large war veloped. If the seeker for great wealth dare a trance for days. The most last youths, bred from their birth to ships, with their full compliment of habits of independence and enter I guns and ammunition, besides a brave the hatred which the Sepoy ing odor seems to be forget-me-not, prise. But the California gold considerable quantity of other war has for a creature with a white and an Indian who gets loaded on fields are nearly all taken up, and like material, but the bait was re skin, and will penetrate the wilds that brand has cause to remember of India, he may find a ruby mine. the fact for days afterward. Violent the Nevada and Colorado and other jected. These gems, far more valuable than redskin drunks are contracted by Although it has brought little but fortune-bestrewn portions of the Rockies give but little promise of trouble to its owner, the gem has diamonds, have other guardians the various vintages of stomach reward to the many searchers for been looked upon by them as a sort than the natives. The minas are bitters. These drinks may be thinned j of a tutelar diety, and held in the in the jungles frequented by man- to suit the taste. Taking it all to nuggets. Alaska with all its forbidding as- [ very highest esteem on account of eating tigers, and where the deadly gether,” said the Indian agent, “I feel safe in saying that I believe the pect is a favorite haunt of Dame the astonishing virtues with which cobra doth abound. The best rubies are found at Nan- • inebriations erected out our way Fortune. She may be compelled to the popular imagination has en i saka, in the Shan State of Marm- ■ can discount the jags of your later clothe herself in sable and sealskin, dowed it. The Dyaks still guard their treas- long, a tributary state of the Thee- • civilization, in bath excitement and as she could scarcely live if clad in durability. And we have no Wash- the costume in which she is usually j ure fields jealously, but the sturdy I baw Tsawbwa. Mining is also carried on suc intonian Home, at that.” depicted, but she still lias a smile Dutchmen can offer protection to And the Rattle Ring of Street Car Line will be heard for those of her devotees who are any adventurous spirit who desires cessfully at Nansaka by the Shans. A Distinguished Primate. daring enough to follow her to the to go forth, and at one blow of his Rucies are also found in the Shan Charles Martel Allemand La- city in the Willamette Valley presents a better field for the operation of Arctic circle. pick uncovers perhaps a gem that, State of Momeit. vigierie, primate of North Africa The mineral wealth of the coun Where this imaginary line cross like the Matan, may be valued at and archbishop of Carthage, was es Forty-mile river there are located £359,378, or, as expressed in Ameri try that produced the Kohinoor or the Moonstone is beyond computa- born at Bayonne, October 11, 1825. some of the richest placer mines in can money, $166.990.’ ® - FI S H * H - FI «H - H FI ♦♦ ♦ From early boyhood he manifested the world. The hills and bluffs of If not satisfied with the prospects • tion, and offers inducements to the a predilection for the priesthood, the river are perpetually frozen to in Borneo, the searcher for fortune j adventurous that have not been ex- and at the age of fifteen his father 1 hansted by the English. such an extent that prospecting is might stay in South Africa, another sent him to the Petit Séminaire of impossible, but during the few sum part of the earth that has been The King of all Trees. St. Nicholas. In 1847 he was or mer days the sun thaws the dirt to conquered by the Dutch. In the dained by Archbishop Afire to the Fred W. Clough, a well-known a depth of about six inches, and diamond fields in the neighborhood priesthood, and subsequently be this slides off the bluff, taking the of Kimberly untold fortunes have engineer of the Comstock, has been came doctor of theology and pro spending some weeks in the wilds nuggets with it, which can then be been made. The mines are worked Are comparatively few in number, but they employ largo people. fessor of ecclesiastical history at washed out. by natives in the employ of the of the Sierras, about the headwaters cMinnville mills, capacity of One Hundred David Hart, of Parsons, Kansas, English companies that own the of the Kaweah river, Tulare county, the Paris university. His high Among them are the merits were not, however, destined Cal. He was accompanied in his was in the city last week and told mines. rels of Flour per day; two lumber yards, with sash and door factories in connection; some wonderful stories of his ad The stockholders of these coni- wanderings by Westley Warren, an to pass unnoticed, for we next find him in the pontiff’s household, creamery and cheese factory, wit a capacity one thousand pounds of butter per day; ventures during a three years’ stay panies are growing rich, but at the old Comstocker, who now resides from whence he was, in 1863, trans in Tulare valley. About the head in Alasha. Mr. Hart had on his same time so are many of the min furniture factory, yet in its infancy, but with surety of increased operation near ferred to the bishopric of Nancy. left hand a broad ring, of which he ers, who systematically steal gems. waters of the Kaweah they got into an unexplored and slmost impene By a subsequent decree in 1876 he said: It is known that over $100,000 was appointed to the See of Al “I washed the gold of which this worth of diamonds arc annually trable region. In one place they giers, which had been converted were obliged to cut a trail for near is made out of the sand of Forty- stolen by miners, but even then into an archbishoprick. ly a mile in order to get through mile river right under the Arctic enough remains to insure fortunes | In Algiers his primacy, which the chapparal that blookaded the circle. There is an ounce of gold in to the owners. There are four great has now extended over a period of ( mountain pass. Mr. Clough says it.” diamond fields in Griqualaud West. fifteen years, has been remarkable And is constanly increasing; faster in proportion than other cities same size Mr. Hart, when he returned from These arc the Kimberly, the De I that on the trip they discovered a for the marvelous zeal (untainted j tree of sequoia species, which he be Alaska, brought with him $10,000 Beers, the Dutoitispan and the Bult- in Oregon. The surrounding country is exceedingly a larger acre, with bigotry) and the activity he worth of nuggets which he had fontein. In the Orange Free State lieved to be much the largest on has displayed in the multifarious raised within radius of ten miles than in section State. YAM washed out on his claim inside of is the Jagersfontein mine, where ■ the continent of America. Mr. duties of his office. In 1866 he i Warren, who has seen the large forty days—pretty good wages. $250 some of the purest gems in the County is as I trees of Mariposa, those of the Big was made an officer of the Legion a day. world are found. Diamonds are of Honor, a distinction rarely be Jack Frost is the chief enemy of also found in the beds of the rivers, Tree grove in Calaveras county, and stowed upon ecclesiastics, but one • all the big trees of the Coast range, the : archer for gold. He gives especially the Natal. which his extraordinary zeal and : says there is no place in California them only three months in the year Shares in the mines have gone activity in administering relief and i a tree that approaches in size that in which to work. A couple of Nor up from par to 370, and are to ad succor during the massacre of the wegians tried a curious plan to en vance further if the prospects hold on the Kaweah. And is the seat and metropolis of Banner county The men had with them no rule, Christians in 1859-60 had justly able them to get at the treasures good. tape-line or measure of any kir.d, earned. locked in winter’s embrace. They In the Kimberly mine alone, from At the present moment, however, removed the ice from a section of 11871 to 1889, about £30,000,000 but Mr. Warren measured the tree it is the suppression of the slave with his rifle, which was four feet the river, uncovering a space about ' worth of diamonds were taken, trade in Central Africa which ab in length. He found it to be 44 20x18 feet. The ice was three feet | while the gross value of the dia- sorbs nearly all his thoughts and lengths of his gun in circumference thick and their job was herculean. I monds excavated from the De has caused the fame of his name at a point as high above the ground They then carried fuel from a can | Beers mine in the same time is not to be sent forth to the four corners as he could reach. The top of the yen three miles distant and built ’ much unde r £12,000,000, represent of the globe. It was the religious i tree had been broken off, but it is fires in the hole until they had ing two tons weight of precious order of the White Fathers, who thawed out several inches of the stones. The Bultfontein mine has | still of immense height. This mon- had succeeded in establishing them ' ster tree stands in a small basin bottom in a space about 12 feet yielded £6.000,000, and the Dutoit- selves in the heart of the Dark Con near the Kaweah, and is surround- square. span about £8,000,000, while the tinent, who first drew the cardinal ’s ' ed on all sides by a wall of huge They scraped u > the thawed gra annual output of diamonds from attention to the terrible traffic in • rugged rocks. There is so much vel and washed out over $2,100 ' all the mines is now somewhere worth of nuggets, and they were about 3,000,000 carats, equal in brush in the vicinity that the val-1 human beings. From these poor then stopped by the high water. ! value to about £4,000,000, or $20,- ley in wuich it stands is almost, in- struggling monks, who were the in voluntary witnesses of the atrocities Their work occupied them for two ¡000,000. The great aggregate value accessible. „ “ 77 777*7*7 ~ ' committed, he obtained ample and weeks. of the output of the mines for the —— heart-sickening details. A report Fabulous fortunes have been period above spoken of as expressed One of the pretty sights in the | was submitted to Leo XIII., and made by the prospectors who locat in our money is $280.000,000. treasury is fifteen or twenty hand- ^¡g holiness hastened to call the at- ed the mines on Douglas island, off The seeker for fortunes in South eoine ladies in cages. Pretty women I tention of Christendom to the ques- ! the coast of Alaska, There is a Africa need not confine himself to are not so scarce in the department 1 tion of African slavery. semi-circle of these islands which the diamond fields. He may go that when they get hold of one they | have not yet been explored, and further and fare much better. Pros put her in a cage, but the ladies re VnelcJSain’s Timepieces. when they are the yield of gold pectors are just beginning to re ferred to occupy their little prisons . It costs Uncle Sam thousands a from the Alaska mines may run alize that the gold fields of the col in accordance with an old custom, year to have his clocks wound. away up into the hundreds of mil- ony give much promise. Gold oc i The comptroller of the currency Every Monday morning you see lions. curs in the Cape colony much more has decided to revive a system in j men going about the departments i Twelve miles south of Sitka, the widely than has hitherto been sus vogue some years ago by putting a carrying little ladders, like those capital of the territory, in Silver pected, especially in the lava sheets, safeguard around the counters of used by the lamplighters. Their bay, there are undeveloped quartz which have been developed in the money and isolating them in little business is to wind and keep in mines that give promise of treasure central part of the colony. iron cages. They are put in their order the clocks in the departments, and fabulous fortunes to the hardy There has recently been a great prisons in the morning, large piles Each man has his own department explorer. rush to the Witwaturandt gold of notes are given them and there or a section of the department to From gold to diamonds does not fields, and men are every day they sit all day long counting the look after the clocks, and this is his require much of a flight of the ini- growing rich. A town has been currency as fast as their fingers can [ sole business. In some places men agination, but to travel in an in- laid out in the district, which is move. The only communication | are employed by the month for this stant from the ice-bound shores of called Johannesberg. Every month the ladies can have with any one 1 purpose, while in other cases the the Arctic circle to the ever-green there is exported through the cus outside of their cages is through a contract is let by the month or year paradise of Borneo may require an tom-house in Johannesberg about speaking tube connecting them with to some enterprising clock repairer, effort. 50,000 ounces of gold, valued at the chief of the bureau. The ladies, who sends a “journeyman” around This great island is a treasu ® about $750,000. naturally, don’t take to this ar- to wind the clocks and see whether house of gems, and in the myster In Old Mexico and Southern Cali rangement very kindly. they are in order, and then goes' ious regions of Sebah and Kina Ba- fornia, too, there are many unde himself to make such repairs as are I lu are fortunes that are to be picked veloped gold fields, and the legions It is thought that the estate of necessary. up from the ground with the ease of fabulous wealth secured by the the late Allen Thorndike Rice who The cost of winding and caring i that ripe apples arc plucked from Spaniards and Aztecs, that have was supposed to be worth $1,000.- for the clocks in the departments j the trees. The town of Lankak is come down from past ages, are given 000 when he died a few months ago run at the rate of $75 to $100 a( the center of the richest mining dis force by recent discoveries in those will not. when it is settled, be worth month in each department. There trict of the island which abounds in localities. There are bonanzas there $•50,000. The price of this paper will 10 cents, a sum which you can easily afford spend are in the treasury department gold, diamond and iron deposits. that need only a little search to be Lady Forester is a practical phi- I neilr'y 400 clocks. Some of these order to let your friends know the true merits of our city. This i> first of a The district is comprised within the uncovered. lanthropist. Each week she sends are expensive ones and cost away territory of the rajah of the Matan In the Gulf of California there and will be portraits up P in *n the hundreds of dollars, but newspaper devoted entirely to and stretches along the west coast are some of the most valuable pearl to the factory girls of London up- U the average value of departmental bunches business and professional men, with views of the principal buildings and points of between Pontianak and Sarawak, fisheries in the world. Those of „„l.oft™ clocks is not more than perhaps $15 of flowers gathered by the servants of or $20 a piece. A good many of which has long been subject to the the Indian ocean may, in the ag- her estate. the clocks in the halls of the public interest. Dutch. gregate, yield greater value, but (buildings, and also those in the Very little is known of the dia- never have such gems been dis : rooms occupied by the heads of the mondiferous regions of Borneo, but covered as those taken from tile Children Cry for ! departments, are very valuable, cost even the phlegmatic Chinese are bottom of th? cheerless arm of the Pitcher’s Castorta ing away up in the hundred». M c M innville , - O regon . THE PRESENT RAPID GROWTH Both in Public and Private Improvements and Popu lation of the Beautiful and well situated CITY ILLE OF Demonstrates that the Nucleus for a Great City has been formed. During the last two years in the neighborhood of $200,000 Have been Spent for Public Improvements It is the Only City in Oregon that Owns and Operates COMPLETE ELECTRIC LIGHT and WATER PLANTS a and soon Capital No The Manufactories of the Town still number of a with a Flouring Bar a a of the in the future. The Population of the City is 2,500 being HILL productive, any other a known of the yield per of the “The Banner County of Oregon, McMinnville county the This city is receiving deserved comment from the press of the State, and it is the intention of the propri etors of To issue on February 1st a Mammoth edition devo ted entirely to McMinnville. Her business interests and business men will each receive attention in their respective columns in the issue, together with a history of the town from its first settlement to date. The edu cational facilities will receive their portion, together with interesting statistics, Banking, Commercial, Ex. press, Freight, Municipal, Building, Religious and Fra ternal will given. 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