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. WEEKLY OREGON STATESMAN', itesdat, xotembeu . idoo. .;
THE KEGRD QUESTION
whether necessary ' or not. is detrl
ueatal .to.Uie health of the . plant,
flauts will drr out quickly In tbe
house, especially if the temperature
is a littl-? higher than is lest. To
avoid, this, set tlie pot In satK-erH tn
whh h there is about half an Inch of
sanL Itobert it. MdJnor in tin
N'ovember Woman Home Compan
ion. . 1 - 'i.--.- '. -. -.'.
OBE0051 BL&CK LA1VS STILL AT
TRACT ATTEICTIOJT '
t tha SUln bit af th Rocky MouUtti
, rml Mm laqalrlca
' An Made.
WILL BE EXECUTED.
Yxom, Daily Statesman. Nor. .)'
In the Executive office, at the 'Capi
tol, yesterday? a i letter was received
from. Edward J.!'HalL of ? Keokuk.
Iowa, regarding Hhe Oregon -black
lawn." Tbe letter, which waa prompt
ly answer complete. Information be
in X forwanted, - hi as "follows:
'"It Is asserted j by those -trouble!
with Prj unit is that you,4have a law,
or It .U part of your constitution, that
' a negro cannot hold property in-your
ft are and that last fall there was a
majority of 10,ou6 against its repeat
. Please . state the truth . as completely
a 4 iHsi1k '-' ' ' '''4'-.' . - ' -Two
telegram en al received
asking for lnfortua?!pbL aud replies
. promptly dispatched -iX" 'u -n"
formation to the enquirer.
A gentleman residing iu this city' re
cently received a letter from a friend
In Kausas, nuking inquiry regarding
t lie same subject. This letter is given
lelow, showing the ifiauner in which
the Democratic campaigners are us
ing the absolete Constitutional amend
ment regarding! the ! negro question:
. ".My iMir)W! 'in addressing you is
to ascertain the position your state
:iki a!i to the negro. Our Jjcmo
eratie ami Populist speakers are tell
ing u that Oregon, a Repuldicau
state, not only (denies the negro tin
right to vote. lut. like the Chinese,
I hey a n prohibited from coming iuto
your tate at all. for; any pur- . 1
heard oue akcr go as far as to nay:
- ".'It Is unlawful for a negro to lay
' down at night on the noil of Uregou,
even though they hare nothing but
tin sky for a covering.
"Of tfnr. this' 1s ait done to check
mate Republican charges as to what
the IenMXTats have . done In North
Carolina. I r
" Now, I am tiot n nniwiffn Spcak
r, nor seeking "for ; fnel for (lieiu.
Put as a Christian, ami friend to the
negro, would like to know the fdmpie
truth in tin matter. If the text of
your law, in this case Is to be fottnd
in some newspaper, would be very
thankf al for a copy of It. If not,
Heae give ine a plain statement of
the ease and greatly oblige."
This gentleman wan also supplied
with etimplete j lnforma tiou. which lie
Ihis donhtk?ss put to good use in. the
iufcrvst of the Republican ticket, and
to the discomfiture of iUi Democratic
caiiiKiigners in tliat part of Kansas.
dEAMXtJ OF THE FREWHT JCAU
y , SHOUTAUE. , , .
" j- I . '' -
" . Indianapolis Join itiil.
"How are rule ma Iters?' was. yen
terday aked tf the general ttgeut of
the Yam lei bull t fast - freight lines.
"Rates," aid he, re no more men
tioned, ears iH'iiig tlie questiou. ", You
may think it an exaggcrat!ou. -but to
day had I at, comma ud 4.innt car I
'( could plaeertltem for loading in forty
eight : lurtirs. j lit ij long railroad
-.'career I have uever . known similar
conditions. We have many times been
short of carsjin thier territory, but
cot Id almost always ; dra w en other
territory wliere tratlb Was light and
keep somewhere in .sight. of the calls
for ears; but , at present -'the shortage
Is i-oiilined to tm one patt of the coun
try, and the Kltuatiou has reached such
a stage that jt is wit li gnat ditticulty
thai connecting line can in induced
to let a car go' In-yond tin' tirst gate-,
way when it is itossiblv to transfer
the freight. This year Southern aud
Xorthein liues are using eveiy car
they i can MHitntaud. Helmuts from
Southern roads are much the fame, as
in Central , Traflie As-oHatiou terri
tory, i . , r i . i ' -'j i "
The .general iuen'ase in business is
in all classes-and Is rcsponile for the
hortage at this s aou." ln.liauapolis
Jotirnal. 1 ..
CIIIXESK OFFICIALS TO SUFFER
THE EXTIIEME FEXALTY;-
?or Outrages on Missionaries During
- the liecenf Uprising To Destroy ;
- A Venerated , Temple. .;' ' ; V
-: ; -' 'i-' "! i ". ",: ' X ; -FAO
TIXtj.FU. Friday, Oct. 2S.
The commission of ' imiuiry into the
mirages on missiouaries here has Wn
teucetl to death Tltii Ya tig, the; pro
vincial Judge; Wang: Hung On, the
military commandant; iJeneral K!u
and two other otliclals. Ccrman ' and
French troops will garrison Tao Ting
Fu for theJnter. ; The preparations
die complete" for dtsiroylug. Octolier
-7th, ue most venerated temple in th
city. : , ' .
ODD EST I ELVS IO N YET.
KUigsloii. 'Out Oct. 27. Kingston
can Hast of a gowl many things 'or
niiw-ii it i ikiinul. but tin latest : it
i-Sii tii:lLt ,is a little bit iH-ceutric Of
all the crazy men with queer dusUn
lun. 1 i.n, in mnuuirp nitli -tlt:lt of
an Individual win is -onHncil Iu tlK
insane asylum. in tins etty. lie whiiks
he is a -loached egg. aid for tweiKy
yinirs he has Imtii lookihg for a piece
"t UKtt big enough to lt dowu on.
When visitors come aijd iiKit him
Ik always apiiroaiclM's tjHtn with Oie
requet for j niiMiicurii " versa t ion
in private, j A he Is H rfectly harm
ii... L-miavM ,ti not! nut auv rc-
wtrictions umhi him.- Iflyoii grant hi
rinst ne wihskt! iu j-uur -ir.
"Have you got a p'.-e or toast
alsHit yoV" .
"Xo." yon say. "What I the matter
with you? ! An you hungryr
-iim.irn-" titil:its the man. "Whr
sh.iuld I "be hungrj ? I g plenty tr
eat. I'm tired. I'm a poached egg atnl
I in l4H)ktug lona. .piece i .ioh!i -o
Xalurally this reiucst lead to
laughter, and tin poached egg re
tires In liJli dulg"n. out lie eiuues
bak reguhirly on Ok arrival of tb
next luttch of visitors to aed if ii can't
have lietter luck: AH Sorts t.f things
which hok like toast have bMi Hi
plicd to lh man, Imi he wants the
real ihig and as chairs and couvhc
ate nt iiiaiIe.Mt Of toast d l-ead he
Is tiMiged to go on'tuak'n his ier
jKMual phti to visitors. In all othr
respe-ts the ; man. ema normal, and
If this era a: v idea -tiJd only lie got
ou of his head he might obtain h's
UiscbargeJ As persists in his delu
Mon Iiewi'l VobabIy sjeiid the rest
of bU day in the asylum.
THE'. PEACE PKOTOCOL.
I'aris,' Nov. . A dispatdi to the
ICaras AtJeucy from Pekiu, ihit(d Oc
tobcr 31st. sjiys: The foreigu ; Minis
ters continued toiiay the discussion of
the ace proiosirious to be preseuteI
to the Chinese.'--The French proposals
were acc ptL ! Adilitional speclllca
tkms will 1h discyssetl ou ; Monday.
On acconnl of the necessity of thor
ough acconl bet-weeu the" dinVreut
cabinets tlie tiual note, will not be
presented for several wicks, f 1
rem ral Vevron comniaiKler-ln--hief
of tlw French troops in Cliina.'wh
the allays under his cummanil. h iurg
ing the villages a round TCeu Tsin and
l'ekiu. Many vilLises InH-ctrd with
Psixers liave Is-en destroyed and their
inhabitants puuislied. A French col
umn Kent toTueu resciMil tbe missfon
aries tliere, Anotlier Fwueh .column
met with resistance at . -Siet Chung.
The' eiiemy's loss was considerable.
The village was burned. ; News re
ceivil from Poa Ting Fu Indi-ates n
movement of French and tlerman
trNps uiNttr SI King, where tlW iui-M-rial
fbuiba are .situatetl; It is ru
mored that tlie army of Yang Yuh
Kaute has resolveti to defend the
As a result of Inquiries . ''made
by the ' international s commission
nmler tleueral , Ikiilloud. ; eond In
command of the Frencli iks.os iu
China, tlie allies are -onvin-el that the
(iraud Tresisurer and tlie Oovemor of
Poa Ting Fu and a Chiiuse colonel
were instrumental In the niunh'r of
AiiK-ricjin and; English missionaries,
ind they ; 'have ' been -onlemiied to
tenth aud will ! xe-utl soon.
- me j.vcirr.
Oh, hard Is tl:e Intl tliey have made
lii i". . : - . , i
And common the blankets and
cheap, - - ' ( .
tut tU'te. he will lie where tiiey laid
liiiu; . ..; ; ...
Wl;ere else could they trust him , to
tsltHp'? :. j , y !
. i -.- ' ; ... - -i -i ..-
To sleep when the bugle. Is crying
And cravens have heard and are
brave. i. " : ; -" :
When mit hers and sweethearts are
- sighing. , ' - - - ; s
And bids are in love-with the grave.
Oh. dark Is tlie Inilside and lonely.
And liglits and -ompankns depart
Hut Ikf will he hwv them aud only
I-ehohl tlie desire of his heart.
Oh. thin Is the'iuiit. but it covers
A jdi-eiKT content to reMse,
ud far from; his' friends and his lor-
cs - i
lie Jies with the sweetheart .be
- chie. .. , ; - i ?
A. E. Houseman, in Louthm Acad-
D 1 SI I ES O F llOYALTY.
Tl... I't-lii.-,. nf Wnlfw nroltnlilr lias
le.H-m-d the art ofdining as well as
any genthiuau, titled or otticrwise, in
tlie worn I. t . .. -;
Tlw 'k-aisi-r knows italataide dislies
when he stK-s tliein. tJermany's ruler
care tor game, rcatucreu game, more
ilinn for anv other via ml. affectimr a
ssclal fondness for salmi, or stew,
iiciile of 'tliruslii'S. i
Another .royal exauqile of ability to
r"isrni56i :i 2mm oisn is lurBismn oy
ilii i-r ii- nf irnss!:i. v1m is lust disloy
al enough to his conntfy to -onfess
... - M . ... 1 1. I.
pttiiiiciy a jin-rereute lor r reiK-u iiwk
lug:" this, however, din-wn't 'say 4 hat h
ilus not :!-. for Itiissia's i-ookiuz.
' '"he late King Humliert of Italy had
so great an anection lor cnsiarus. :iiki
very nwi-et ones at that, that he wouM
r i'iin In tli iiia-hf ttt" nartake of oue.
Or-.-en Wilheliiiiiia has a apietit)
that would do creilit to any itcasant lit
Iht domain, and no dainty liins lind
favor with her. She will have roal
Wi-t, mmtoiu and "lillct of Isvf and
rnui'i sti-nk as- lur resriilar diet. ' -
"Another queen who eats roast leef
Is Christina, regent of 4palu. It Isn't
ih.ii lii Is oitirfniid of this diet her-
elf. but she !elieves firmly ' in Its
strength producing virtues. ,
YeHow. mellow, r;eied days.
Shcltcre! in a gildeii coasting;
ifcr the ilivauir. Iisthss haxe. .
White ami dainty chmdlets floating;
Winking at th 1lushlng -trees.
AimI-Oia somber, furroweil fallow;
Smiling at tin airy ejise, ; t
tr tlw southward flying swallow,
Sweet and smiling are thy way.
IVauteous, golden Autumn days.
V Will Carleton.
H1XAS OX WATEUIXO FLXWi:US.
ikSnft a iiil;intit.V of
broken pcttery. brnk or any simdar
lealerial floHld le place! lathe Imt
toui of the ot f:r drainaRe. and some
saw I Incorjraleit tu tjie. 'soil. This
wdl present the smI from ' lenuiiug
Voggr from overwateriiig, or any wa
ter remaining longer than ueeessary
alMMit the ixrots in the isMtoni of the
pot.--Each -time you water give sulfl
cle.it to saturate tlmrouhly all
soil In 'tbe iat. then do not give any
water until the wil at t 1m sulfate tie
gins to bsk wmewhat dry. Tlie hab
it of slviiu a little water each day.
FiniXtl OX IlEAITIIY MEXJ,
When Jules Favre eimplinefl vto
Pismarck thathe iTussians naa nreu
uiou a htspital for tlie blind.' he re--ilvui
r..iilv: "I don't know wbv
yon slMuld ttnoplaln. 4 iihi no gooo
deal worse you lire ujioo our stout
ami healthy inen. f i j
Makes hot breakfast-breads wholesome no yeast germs no alum.
Makes cake, biscuit and pastry of superior fineness, flavor and delicacy.
Makes food that will keep moist and sweet; Is most economical, because
it is the purest and greatest in leavening strength. In the easy, expedi
tious preparation of the finer cakes and pastries appropriate to the
season, Royal is indispensable.
Care must be taken to avoid bakinjr powders mado
from alum. Such powders are sold cheap, because
they dttit but a few cents per pound.. - Not only
will they spoil the cake, but alum is a corro
sive acid, which taken in food means injury to health.
ROY AC BAKING pOWOtR CO., 10O WILLIAM ST., NEW YORK.
HOW I.OVE IS MADE' IX MEXICO.
Young Men and Women Rarely Meet,
and Then Only in the Presence
of the Oirl's Relatives. " .
Scnora Adela ida Va.quex Schiertino,
a Mexican woniati.. in a pajs-r in tlie
Xovi'inlx'r Woman's Iloim Compan
ion cutithtl "Tlie Soekil Sphere :of
.Mexican Women," writes ;t follows
of courtsiiip iH-youd tlie liU fZraude.
'A Mexican irirl .reali7.es she w a
miss f some imHH'tan-e wheii . slie
has attractc-d the attention tf a avouM
Irv cavalier, who lia eeii lier nt m-ass
ir during a promenade on tlie '. pbfza.
it bout tint formality of an introiliu
liou Ik disjmtclis IMters glowing with
words of adiulraHou and devoi&n.
and iKTvously own its a reply. In )he
meautluie lie visits tlie locality, of per
home, hoping to catch-, sight t i , th
object of his admiration at : lli .bal
cony or as s!m enuTges from -Cu
hotist to attend church, lie patiently
but persistently promenades. lKM-k-
wartl and forward 'Ttn the street, for
custom forbids his entrance' to the
house, and is hapny If favored 'with a
glance from her lustrous Ida ok eyes.
X'o ridicnb Is strong ejtough to dami-
en his ardor, and - no oijctiis . of
Irah iwreiits Htifticiently overful to
snl Mine his Mssion. ' r
"Mexiinn lovers rarely nner. for
even if the young man is related to
tm family of the young lady, and has
leon a caller at the home, the men
faet'oT his ncir'niir attention to Iht.
puts a svire rtstraint on his '-.intercourse
with the family. After a rime.
if things have- procresseTI favoniidyc
he Is admitted as an awptol suitor.
and Is nnttvetl by the girl always ae-
compnnied by her niotlMr. -who usu
ally does all tlie -cob versa Hon., Hut
love tinds. many forms of expression;
and stolen glances, never s'lsiwcicil.
ss:?k volumes for -the lovers. As
the suit progresses many an evening
passes with tlie .girl at the wintlow or
K-iK-ony, athl Iht lover in the strict
lH'low.'wlMdly oblivious of the passer
by or h is jKiive- or caustic remark.
The duration of a courlshlp depend
inon filf. fonnality; emplojeil, ihe
xmeaus at ctHninatul of tlie parlies.
and their age. Consent 'for the mar
riage is demanded from tlie parents of
tbe girl. by the suitor's fatlier, who Js
ao.'ompanieil by a priest, , that tlie
pledsre may 1m made Ihe more bind
ing" . : . i i
Mrs. -Von Ihimer--Iear, dear. I drop
jkh! my diamond ring off my linger
.this morning, aud I cannot find it any
wberc. Yon tMuiuer It's ail right. I came
across It in xme of my trousers iH-kcts.
- llanier's Bazar. . i
" Xuie Phise. mum. I can't do
a thing with the baly. He cries all the
time. . -
Mistress Well. I de-la re! How stu
pid of iiieMlts other nnres were -ol-oved
girls. You'll fiml sotne stove ol
isli iu I he kitchen. Xew York Weekly.
T 1 1 1 L A It IS A XO E M EXT OF FU)V-
, ... E1SS.
A' cViH-shaiHHl tlHv long lily-like h
slgn vase is oik of the best for an
asy disHrltioii '-of flowers, particu
larly for roses and carnations. To ar
range these, place., the ' ttteiti evenly
tigether on sonnet liing level, so they
may he equally deep in the water.
The unevenness of tlie heads dm ' to
, tlie varying length of tems will ln
graceful and nalui-al. Avoid oil stiff
ness or fori.vd o(Te'1s, and alMv all
things .do not -crowd 'too many llowcrs
iuto one liowl or -'vase'. Ella Morris
Kretsehinar iu the Xo vein tier Wouiah's
HE WAS SMQTITERED.
How Mllliomirlei Itfee TaM, III lAtd
at Hh Hands of H1a Attorney.
'"Xew-York. "Nov. -2. Effort1 .were 1m
ing maihi this eveiiiiug tf deterihine the
exact oiidition of tlw bums of Wil
liam' M. Rice, the mllllouarie. Assist
ant District Allonii'y Oslmnie ihs lar
mI that tl"' autopsy had reviviled a
will., .if -ifTiir '4nslsil.'i lit witli smut ll- ,
cving. j .. ... i -."
TROOPS FOR t'lll.NA.
Hamburg. Xov. 2. The Russian Jiv
ernieent has oinmissioiM'd tin Hamburg-American-
. .steamship lin. to
transprt n-fsips tHHwi-eii udessa and
the for TJ.-i-st." The II.i m bu.rg-America n
line- has purchased the Hi-azii an-1
.River Plata Ih, lieloiiging to A.
. DeFnJiag Co., of llamloirg. and Is
now negotiating witn -tlie iiamourg
V South Anieriiau Stainsliip Company
for a joint working of' their, respective
In the rtiblsr f ores-is of Para one
lalmirr disjioses or ltw tree in seven
mouths, wcuring from too to Si
kJ'igraioiiK S of rubls-r. of which he
gets half from his employer.
" RCSII MEDICAL COLLEGE.
Chicago, Xov. 2. Rush Medical
lege Is to have, a n.w $.Sti.tN building,
for which Or. X'u-holasr Senn It:s jtisr
given ' $."i(MN'ii. The new building will
Is principally nsitl for -.'clerical pur
isises and will -lie named Senu Hall.
PEXSIOX SYSTEM. ';-
Estalilishiil by the Peiuisylvauia
'. Pittsburg.' Pa..; Xov. 2. Official 110-th-e.4
were ms1 iil tislay. .'.of tlie es
tahlishmcut of tin (sMision syste?n for
employe, of the Pennsylvania R.iil
l::td lines wct of Pit tsliurg. Tie
new syst.'iii will go into effect .lan-
t'.-iry lyt. next. Employeslage'l -
years ir more will be given t
or itffriig ' from the srvici
pay. if an employe bas bet
In the serviit of the road,
lire at' the ago of tiT years.
' on lialf
I I.I.IK JA L R E y 5 1 ST1 S AT I OX S.
Ri-pullieans I'.sfovi-r Fraud in
l.tms iid Act . .I'roiiiptly.' - j
St. Iouis, XovL Warrants havo
Is-eii issued for the arrest, of :: m. n,
charged with having registered frainl
ulently at different -precincts' in the
down-town wmi-iIs. tf tlw Tweinti
t "oiigK-ssJoiial district. - The .-lettou
C;l.s Jakcii on irtl'oriiii! ion ll!el by
t'lKiirm.in John P.. Owen, of 1lc
Twelfth Congressional District Rep"'
lcan Committee. ' " ;
The eommit tsj sent regis(-reil let
tirs to 11m nans a they apjMiiril on
Hie voters' list from i-iMnilng lioiises
and s;iloons In th4 ilistrlet, iiml more
than looo of tll-si letters have Iteeli
jt'turned witli tin rejwirt of the Po-t-ollice
IK-parlmenjt 'that 1 1n mtsiis
n-iiind do not live at th plat.s shown
on the n-glstnition list. On
strengtli of llies reioi-ls, warntnis
have Iw-eii ilskiit for the arrst of more
than 12iMi piixiMis and .Ti of the war
rants ha vel. Im-cii iswtwsl.
THE CAM PA HiN IX TEXAS.
Politics is so dull in Dallas the Reg
istrar can' drum up u -rowd with an
old -fashioned .: cow Im-U. Hlllslniro,
Tex., Mirror. ,
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KorOIIT IN AFRICA. .
Trieste. Xov. 2. Xhiety 'Aineriean;
who fought for Ihe Hoer in South
Africa- liave arrived hetT. and have
left for Hamburg, where they will
sail for America. ,, -
Sclfi-hness is oftn a woman be rt
pafegnard and one wbleh she Is o.Uiil
iv born without.
4Fririfi- job -RFnrNTirNO
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