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No. 21.
Vol.. 1,
agent for the celebrated
Raymond Sewing Machines
and 111 future will carry a stuck  of tho Lules Styles of Machines, also
Needles, oil, Ac., Ai'.    Prices arc so low ana terms, so easy that
il will not pay you to bo without one,
Every   Machine  Guaranteed.
still selling
Stoves at Cost.
IIordware, Paints iV Oils, Tinware, (Iranilewarc, etc.
A, GODFREY, New Westminster, B. C.
Parnell St Gunn,
The Westminster Grocers
and Feed Merchants.
Call  and see them, and  Save Money
when  in Town.
gaW Opposite C. P. R. Station, SOT Columbia St., Westminster, B, C.
Wm. Johnston,
in all grudes of
Sole ngent for tho celebrated
English "K" Boot.
I'l iii.if  l.inilAH.  UIULDINO,
Saw Waatmlnaler, II. C.
Rough & Dressed  Lumber,
(.itb.Hl.lii ■'. •. M •tr.li.iif*, Plata ntul Tenet pirk<t*j Poor*, win.low-, Vnmtti Blinds* TtirneJ
Woffc.elC.-HidHtl* 'ii  in I'll. r Hii1i.fi.    l'lnln nut Cnv.il MB (Kelt, BlOH mi'l Offlci
PlltlDii.   Fruit nn < s.ij'iv.Mi Doxot, Ntt-ttniti,.v<\   lmi>ortor< nt I'i'ii". l-'iiuvy uml i.' 'ii i;i..u,
wi:nl"w OltU.   Cfi- VuntinnJ Wnrcluniaea, L'olumb... Wired Weil.
R. JARBiNE, Local Manager.
Choice  droceries,
And General Merchandise,
MAIN jBTREET, CLOVERDALE, (Corner McLlclltin Rood),
Goods all fresh nml ot tbe oholoost Quality,   New stock constantly
arriving,   Prices down to lowest noten, on the basis of "small profits
and i|iiick returns."   /f»»f" tlive IU a trial.
local usraws.
Suhiiey Timks till (lie end of 1806
for 25 cents cash in advance.
Miss VVlNNrt'HBD MuMn.um returned In Whatcom on Saturday
last to take up lier school duties
Mrs. Capt."Bridgisman, of Vancouver, is visiting with hor sister,
Mrs. A, A. Richardson, of Surrey
Mn. (I. A. HoiiTiiitiivn, of Surrey
Centre, lost a valuable young horsp
last. Monday, being the second this
TllH trout are commencing to
como up the streams. A good
catch is reported at Nicomekl lake
n few days ngo.
Tun annual anniversary entertainment in connection with llm
Tuesday, Sept. Kith
For all kinds of Seeds, Grain, Chopped Feed, Flour, Meals, &c, go to the
Brackman & Ker Milling Company,
543 Front Street, New Westminster.
Tills Cloverdale Oddfellows havp
arranged for their annual hall on
Friday, Sept, 6th. There is sure to
bo a lnrge attendance, including
numerous ladies and gentlemen
from a distance,
Wu hnvo been requested to state
thnt the hours for issuing money
orders from the Cloverdale post
co are from 8 a. m, to II p.m.,
and money orders will bo cashed
any time during post ollico   hours.
There is a change in the weather
this week, and the long spell of hot
and dry weather appears to be
nbout over. The rain on Tuesday
was very refreshing, but no more is
needed until tho grain is safely under cover.
'!: A boy named George Roliinson,
who is staying with Mr. MacKenzie
nt Clover Valley and attending the
public school here, got hurt in it
game of foot-ball on Saturday, and
has since been seriously ill. Ha
was reported no better this morning. Dr. Sutherland is attending
It is said that the close season
for grouse this yenr extends to the
first of October. If this is a fact,
the regulation is n stupid one, and
being stupid will lie generally ob.
served in the breach- If there nre
radical changes in the game law
this season, they should be made
public. We have not seen the now
Columbian : The lirackman it
Ker Milling Co.'s oatmeal mill in
tliis city will resume opperations
on Sept. 1st, ami the company expect to be able to keep it running
the whole year round in future.
The shortage of grain hist year was
the reason for closing down early
this season. Mr. W, ,]. Mathers
has been out in the District for a
week, Inlying oats, ami has secured
a large quantity, all of very fine
quality—nothing .superior, in fact,
is grown anywhere. Mr. Mathers
will continue buying for several
weeks, antl experts to purchase
over two thousand tons of oats for
grinding at the company's mill in
this city.
Mr. David McLennan, teacher
of Clayton school, who is one of
(ho inosi popular teaohers in II. C,
ami heltl In high esteem by parents
and pupils of the sohool tljsslrii't
ill which ho has served for four
years past, was greeted with a plea
Bant surprise a short time ago, of
whioh the following papers aro sufficient explanation:
Clayton, August 18, 1806,
Mn. D. McLennan.
School Toni'licr.
DEAn Sin.-; Itiswith liiiit'h pleasure wo again enli'tisl you with tlie
elinrgo of Clayton school. Pour
yoai'S hnvo passed since your lirsl
engagement with us. During IIteso
four years we beliovo you hnvo conscientiously endeavored lo perform
your various duties In an Impartial
and honest manner, and wo now
ask you to accept this small present of a watch chain in token of
our esteem,
Trusting  you"  futuro  may be
prosperous, we remain,
Yours sincerely,
C. 0, CAMERON,    }
C. St. Duaiik,     [ Trustees.
E.   M.  WlI.TSlIIItK, )
R. M.cCi.inton,
E. Stone.
TO tllO IClltor Ol SUHHBV TlMKH.
Sin,—Please allow mo through
the columns of your valuable sheet
to express to the parents of Clayton school district, my deepest
gratitude for the valuable presentation handed to mo on the 18th
inst. Whilo I thoroughly appreciate the gift, I can assure you
that my sntisfnetion is not less in
feeling the manifested kindness
shown towards mo on this, ns well
ns on othor past occasions, and 1
trust that during the future year I
shall be nble to prove myself
worthy of the confidence placed in
Thanking you for your space, I
Yours truly,
Davis McLennan.
Langley Township.
Refreshing rain, after a lsngcon-
tlnu'ance of fine weather, has come
to nourish the green crops
end under Divine Providence
crown the year with an
abundant yield from all the products of the ground. Tho season,
hilhorlo, has been favorable for the
harvesting of the hay and the corn
which was ripe, and the potatoes
have been all that could be wished
in quantity and quality, whilst the
showers now falling will be of groat
benefit to tho turnip*! and vegetables which lo tho present give
promise of a gootl in-gathering in
due lime. Unaccompanied asdic
rain has boon with wind the Standing grain has not suffered in this
locality, although storms accompanied, iiy disaster to life nnd property nre reported from other parts
of the Province.
The extensive fires have filled
tho atmosphere with smoke, which
now for n long while have obscured
the hills from view, but the rain
has in somo degree removed the
effect of the burnings, and a little
breeze would soon clear the air
again of its Impurities. Many an
acre will doubtless bo addetl to the
productive lands from the efforts
made to clear them during the
The funeral nf Mr. Gideon E,
Smith of Whannock, whoso sudden
death in the prime of life, has been
a shock to his neighbors, took
place hero hist week. The Rev.
Alexander Dunn, Presbyterian
Minister, accompanied the remains
ucross the river nnd conducted the
Solemn burial service nt the grave.
There wns n lnrge attendance of the
many friends of the deceased, nnd
the numerous floral emblems
placed over the casket, bore lesti
niony to the esteem iu which he
was hold in life. Much sympathy
is felt for his bereaved widow in
hor deep sorrow.
Langley, Aug. 20th, 1896;
Surrey Council.
The Council met on Saturday,
Aug. 17, at one p. m. Members all
Minutes of previous meeting were
read und adopted,
Communications were rend
From Wood & linker re. insurance on Town Hall,
From Turner, Hart & Co, re. insurance,
From W. S. Gore, Deputy Commissioner Lands and works, re.
Government grant.
From V. A. Riton, Superlntend-
Cloverdale Athletic Club.
Some qf our larger hoys and
young men, who of lnte have been
enjoying a social game of foot ball
on Saturday evenings, organized a
club under the above title on lust
Saturday evening. About seventeen gave their names jn good faith.
W, Hornby was elected president; Ient Great Northern Ru'ilwuy, re.
Mr. King Secretary-treasurer ; I right of way.—Luid over nnd clerk
ind the membership fee wns placed j to write
low enough to suit the pockets of
At present their efforts will bo
devoted to tho equipment nnd
trnining of a foot ball team, igid
all "kickers" ure cordially invited
to free practice on Saturday evening, at 7 o'clock, in Lyte und
Whittaker's field.
fallow the othor day, Mr. C. C.
Cameron of Clayton had the misfortune to sprain his knee. Although painful at tho time he has
The Right Reverend John Dart, now "" filr improved ns to be able
Lord Bishop of New   Westminster, I'" attend to his ordinary work.
accompanied  by Mrs   Dart  and
OomBpondonQO Bvbr.y timk*.
White   engaged   \n   burning n  ship lino road 'between the Pike nnd
'   Yale roads, $20 to theQulbleroad,
From John McMillan asking
thnt culverts be put in on Clover
Valley rood at the intersection of
the township line.—Ilefcrred to
Councillor Keary to call for tenders.
From Peter llrodie re. the removal of gravel from his ranch.
From George Boothroyd re. work
done on tho llootliroyd road.—Referred to Coun. Hardy to report.
|J>75 wns appropriated to town
Get the Best Foot-wear You Can !
The Cloverdale Shoemaker,
Makes Hoots nnd Shoes to order, and  guarantees  all  work turned out
RtW Repairing promptly attended to on short notice.
their four sons, reached Westminster on Monday. His Lordship wns
met at Maple Ridge by Rev. Geo.
Ditchum, und at the Junction bv
Rev. A. Shildrick, rector of Holy
Trinity Cathedral, and Rev. II. if.
Qowan, rector of St. Barnabas1
Church, who welcomed the Bishop
and Mrs. Ii.irt ta Ihe Diocese. (In
reaching (he olty, Ihe executive
committee of the Diocesan Synod
were on hand and were Introduced I
(o his Lordship. A carriage was
wailing and (he party were driven
n( once to (he See Mouse, nil being
tired after their long trip, which,
however, they greatly enjoyed.
nml $20 to the Archibald road,
Tenders were opened  and contracts awarded as follows:
Johnson road, to J. Connlcy nt
$1.05 per chain,
Mr. Geo.  Redmond is wearing    Newton road, to J. Bbigstrom.*16.
his customary pleasant smile Imv-1   Coast Meridian road, to A. Hinze
ing   housed   alibis  grain   before | for $22,
Tuesday's rain.
land, M.J)., $100; Collector,  ■
Bank of B, C, $1,000) Surrey    ',.
rioultural Society, $50; Richmond
& Co., $211.       , «
Council adjourned  to meol
Saturday, August 81, at I p. ni
The Travelling Dairy.
Prof, .lanies  W. Robprtson, Do.
minion Dairy Commissioner, has
arranged to exhibit thetravollini
the following places  in  Wctluin
slur district: Agassis, on  Friday
nnd Saturday, August, 30tb and
Msl; GlllanaVs,    Monday   and
Tuesday, Sopiemher 2nd and 8rd
Chilliwack, Wednesday and'l'hur.
lay, September Ith and 6th : l,o»
..]• Somas, Friday and Saturday
Seplembor fith and 7ih ; Abbofti
ford, Monday and Tuesday, September, itth and   lOih ; Langley,
Wednesday nud   Thursday, September     lllh     and     I2lii ; Port
llancy, Friday and Saturday, September   18th   ami   Mlh ;   Surrey
Centre, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, September iGth, 17th, and
The programme for each day is
laid down as follows I
First day—10 to 12 a. in.; 1 -.
Running of centrifugal cream Sep*
urulor, and separating cream from
about ton gallons of milk ; 2—
Testing samples of milk ; .'!— Preparing about two gallons of cream ;
2 to 5 p, m.: I—Churning of
cream ; 5— Making butter, etc.;
(i— Ripening of cream from centrifugal separator ; 7— Address on
butter mnking.
Second day—■!) to 10 a. in.: t -
Testing samples of milk ; 10 to 12
a. m.: 2—Churning cream for centrifugal (Team separator and making buttor; 2 to -I p. m.; 3— Bun.
ning the centrifugal cream lepar-
utor; 4—Discussion on dairying.
This long desired opportunity of
gaining practical knowledge of the
latest and most improved methods
of dairying will be taken advantage of by the farmers generally,
and much benefit may be expected.
The outfit of the travelling dairy
consists of a centrifugal cream lep-
urutor, churn, butter worker, and
Babcook milk tester, Ths milk
und crcain for use hy the dairy
will be furnished by a local committee in lite town or & ■
Sumner, Aug. 17.—The hop pro-
sped grows more and more die-.
courging as the harvest approach*!,
Many yards that were promising
in the soring will not produce 500
pounds to the acre, and scores ol
fanners have abandoned their
fields in despair, A dearth ■•(
money (or spraying material and
labor, the gloomy propped for a
living price, and the diminuhed
yield account for this. The dry
weather is seriously affecting the
growth nnd on tho upland- the
fields are taking on a yellow appearance. The lice have complete
possession of the majority of yards,
and arc sucking the entire life out
of the vine, rendering it utterly
worthless for future years. The
acreage next season will consequently not be half that of this—
Ioven tills is a large estimate. The
only yard in the neighborhood
that may bo said to be safe irom
the vermin and under good cultivation is John K. Kincald's. He
bus sprayed unceasingly ?incu
early spring.
Mr. il. P, Wiitkins, who lately
moved to Vancouver,paid his Clayton friends u Hying visit last Sunday. We all join In wishing Mr.
Watkins and family overy prosperity iu the terminal oitv.
Rev. Mr. Best. Baptist Minister.
of New  Westminster,  will  bold
Divine service in t'biylon  school
Chicago, Aug. l'.i.—The meeting
of Armenians, held last evening,
broke up in a riot, in which a ntito-
Clover Valley road, to Herbert her of persons were injured.  From
Hicks, $25. .the open windows of the hall, where
Tenders are culled for corduroy- tbeArmciiian.Nali.iii.il Union «01
ing the Campbell river road near holding its meeting cume a sound
the school house, cost not to exceed of u terrific battle of Hying chairs
♦80. and furious voites.   Suddenly ihe
Tenders arc called for erecting a nolle hushed, and down stair-
bridge on the Hall's Prairie road onme nearly 100 men, some blood*
near the Clayton school house.      Iitained: ono with his bead bound
The time for allowing rebate on In a handkerchief appeared, Insen-
house next Sunday, Aug. 25th, atl taxes was extended up to the 16th I ijble,  and   bad   to be  carried.
hall  past  2 p.  iu.   Knowing (he „[ September. Scarcely   u  man   wns   without  u
Rev. gentleman, we bespeak   for    On advice from their lawyer, theIblaok eye, or some mark about
bim u gootl congregation. Council will retain ull  monies duo him.   The row arose over the elec-
Owing   to the inclemency of the for tuxes out of   contracts   being lion of officers.   After the riol bad
weather lust Tuesday evening, the performed for the municipality. subsided   the  police arrived, but
The first full carload shipment Salvation Army   meeting which On motion the clerk was author- could not find the leaders,   No nr-
of fruit, this season, was shipped «'"s '» h«ve been held in the Clay- |ted to have the Town Hall insured rest! were made. None ol those
from Westminster to the North- ton wbool house was postponed |n the iEtna Fire Insurance Co. injured are thought lo be fatally
west on Friday last, by the Chilli- 'or some future date. In consideration of the expense hurt,
wuck Valley Fruit Growers' j\?-\ Mrs. C. C. Cameron is nt present 0f moving nnd having to build,
soolation,    The   enr    contained ""-ting friends in the Royal City. u. A. Sutherland, M. L)., was ad-
1,050 boxes, aggregating in weight!  * * *  vanced $150 on his year's subsidy.
2-1,000 lbs. The fruit consisted ofl London, Aug. 17.—Heavy rains' The finance committee recom-
plums, apples, and crabapples, and have prevailed during the past mended payment of the following
was sent forward ill il car specially week and fine weather is needed to accounts, and cheques were issued
arranged   as   regards  ventilation, gather the harvest which  is poor accordingly :
Mr. A. H. (inlanders,of Chilliwack, and small beyond precedent,   In    R, F, Anderson, $2.85; Collector,
land Mr. E. Huteherson, of Lndner, (bo market wheat was dull.   White $15.(15; II. Hose, 180; G. W. Stcr- w!
London, Aug. 18.—Harry De
Wynt, the well-known traveller
and explorer, in an interview -. Id
to-day: After a Winter lecture
tour in America I intend to start
on a trip frmn Vancouver via Nl-
ka to Mount St Elias, whence J
ittempt to cross an UnSXplor-
superintended the loading. The wheat is 3d to -Id down, and "tho ling, $10; A. Adamsori, $2.50; J.E. ed pari oi Alaska lo Prince of
fruit wns consigned to dealers in demand wns very poor all round.! Hnrdv, $1; G. M. Thrift, 141 j M. Wales Capo, and thence across o
Culgarv, Reginn, Brandon, and The market was burdened with ex- K. Harrington, «M0; J. Varett, 185; Bast Iceland, thence proceed to
Winnipeg, nnd the car, being at- cesslve imports bought nt prices J. O. Barton, $71; F. Boothroyd, Gbijijo, and then home uiroiign
taohed to a special tea train, was ex- above these now current nnd bv $86: A. .1. Hill, c. E., $162.50; Ru-sia, the object of my journey is
peeled to make passenger train ample supplies in consumer's L. Bryant, $168,18; C. C, Cameron, t« explore Aluska ami WSIUUJ we
lime to its destination. i hands. $50; T. Hardy, $20; A. A, Bulher-1 condition ol the exi.es of Siberia, J I
II« Wan More Than Thirty Whon liu Flrat
Volume Was 1'ij bl In lied.
Toward tho eud of 1800 bo took up
his uiiuiiii in Cambridge, whero liu was
to reside fur iliu rost uf his lifo—for -ifi
yoars. Ho was made to fool at homo in
tlm society of thu soholnra who cluster-
od about Harvard, thou almoHt thu hoIu
center of culture la tho country. 11 im
work for tho COllQgQ wus not ho exacting Unit ho h;til not timo for 11 turn turn
Iho impulse to writo poetry returned,
yut tho uoxt hook hu published wus tho
proKu "Hyperion," which apppoarod in
1800, and whioh, though it Iiiih little
plot or aotion, niity hu oallnd»romance
Thu youthful mid pontic hero, a passionate pilgrim in Europo. was, moro or
hiss, a inflection of Longfellow himself.
A few mouths hitur iu tho Nit.no your
liu published his first VOlumO of poutry
—"Voices of (ho Night"—in which ho
reprinted certain of bis earlier verses,
most of thom written while ho wan nt
Bowdoiu, Homo of these boyish verses
sliow tho influonco of Bryant, nml others reveal to uh that thu young pnot had
not yot hiokoii at lifo for himself, but
titHl Haw it through tho stained glass
Windows of Europuau tradition. Tho
sumo volumo oontuinod also Homo more
recent poems—''Tho Beloaguored City"
and "Tho Reaper and tho Flowers" nud
tho "Psalm of Lifa' —perhaps tho first
of his pooniH to win a swift and abiding
popularity. Thoso lyrics testiflod thnt
Longfellow wan beginning to havo a
stylo of liin own. Ah Hawthorno wroto
to him, "Nothing equal to thom was
ever written in this world—this west-
urn world, 1 mean."
Certainly no American author had
yet writteu auy poum of tho kind so
good as tho bent of thoso in Longfellow's volumo of "Ballads," printed
two yoars later. Butter than any othor
American poet Longfollow bad mastered tho diftioultios of tho story in song,
and ho know how to combine tbo swiftness and tbo picturosquouoss tho ballad
requires. His ballads bnvo more of tlio
old timo magic, moro of thu early simplicity, than thosu of nny othor modern
English author, Of its kind thero iH
nothing bottor in the language than
"Tho Skeleton In Armor," with its
splendid lyrio swing, nnd "Tho Villago
Blacksmith" nud "Tho Wreck of the
Hesperus" aro almost as good in their
humbler sphere. "Excelsior," in tho
samo volumo, voices the noblo aspirations of youth nnd has been taken to
heart by thousands of boys and girls.—
FrofesHor Brander Matthews in St.
Preparing For tt Cantor.
Kit Alexander had been warned bov*
eral times for broaches of school discipline and was at length reported to tho
bead master, who gavo him a final
warning. One night not long after Kit
was again caught in mischief, and he
felt that this timo ho was "in for it."
A flogging by tho doctor was no joke,
and Kit determined to make what preparation ho could that the wind might
bo tempered to the shorn lamb.
On rising the next morning he put
on first his undershirt, then a layer of
stiff brown paper, then bis jerseys, upon
these a sweater and over all a clean
wbito shirt, borrowed from his chum,
whose clothing was two sizes larger
than his own. Lastly he put on his coat
and vest.
It was a very hot day in June, and at
morning intermission Kit whispered to
a friend: "I'm nearly stifled. I hope
ho'll give it to mo now."
But the doctor said nothing, and Kit
went on stowing until dinner timo. Ho
felt hnlf inclined to dispense nt least
with the sweater bofore afternoon school,
but fear of the doctor's cane deterred
AU through tbe afternoon be Buffered
untold misery, mopping his face until
his handkerchief would mop no moro.
But at length, just before dismissal,
came a messenger. "The doctor would
liko to soe Alexander in his study."
On entering tbe study tbe boy saw
the supple, snakeliko cane lying on the
"Well, Alexander," said tbo doctor,
"loan go on warning you no longer.
You bave brought this upon yourself.
But as it is your first visit hero for such
a purposo I shall make your punishment somewhat milder. Hold out your
hand; four on each I"—Youth's Com*
niackla and the Mag Irian.
Many years ago "tbe Wizard of tho
Ninth" gnvo somo performances in Edinburgh, und Professor Blaukiu whs ouu
of thu crowd who went to sou them. As
bu wus making bis wny in ho fult somo-
thiug ut his coattail, und putting bis
band into his pockut ho found un ogg.
This he took out and most adroitly
transferred it to tho pocket of n young
man just in front of him, a person uh
unlike himself uh cun woll bo imagined.
Arrived in thu hall, ho remarked whero
this young man placed himself and
chose bin own seat inn corner an remote
dh possible. When thu time cumo for
"Wizard" Anderson to "trouble" him
for thu egg, hu nroBo aud explained tbat
ho had nothing of tho niii I iu his pocket,
tut that be boliovud "that gentleman"
cm.Id produce it, pointing to tho astonished young man, whoso surpriHO, however, by no moans equaled thut of tbe
wizard.—M. A. in Loudon News.
Driven to It,
Mrs. Toogood—I don't see how it Is
that mon find so much pleasure in such
a brutal business as prize fighting.
Broken Face Bill—I don't see how
we kin help it, lady. The women is
orowdin us men out of all tho profos*
lions, and tboy ain't nothin else for us
ter da That's tbe only reason I'm iu
it, lady.—Boxbury (Mass.) Gazette.
A Station Established Through the KiVorti
or Harvard Ci»U«g« Observatory.
An expedition to establish an astronomical observation station in Arizona
left Harvard college observatory March
1, PerclVfl] Lowell having furnished
tlio means therefor. The head of tho
work 1b William B, Pickering, brother
of Professor Edward 0, Pickering of
Harvard. Ho has been for yours engaged in similar work jn Europe and
lias recently returned from tbu Aroqui-
pa expedition, lt has long been desired
to have a station iu the dry air of Arizona, hut funds havo been lacking, and
Mr. Lowell's gift is most grateful, Hu
is well known as a traveler in tho far
east, a writer on Korea, .Japan aud tbo
philosophies and roligioiiH of thoso regions, hut ho is also an enthusiast In
astronomy, has written soveral books
on tho science and is himself ono of tho
Aiizona party,
Tho founding of the station will not
change tlio work at Areqnipn, winch is
to ho almost wholly used for photographic work,while thnt in Arizona will
ho visual. Bnt much of the investigation of tho problems of the skies which
has been carried on at tbu Harvard ob-
Horvatory will hu transferred to tbo new
station. Professor Pickering says that
everything is tending to drive observatories away from cities. Tho vapors,
the smoke and now the powerful electric currents used for lights and street
cars—all aro injurious to tho objects of
the astronomor, The special reason for
hurrying tho expedition 1b tho apposition of Mars next summer, when that
planet will ho near tbe earth and further north than when it was observed
two years ago at Arequipa.—Springfield (Mass.) Republican.
The Old   Ittnltl enter Ht!niemh«re   a Fall
Thut Heat Thin Winter's lllg One.
Theio was a full bench of crossroads
philosophers gathered in the store and
postoflico at tho Corners the othor evening. The "pestiferous snow" was tho
first subject to which tbey gavo attention. Solomon Qrowles, who had just
come in from u day's chase of a fox,
with snowshoes and gun, declared with
more solemnity than usual to him:
"Snow's inoro'n 40 foot deep over on
tho buck sido of Smith's hill. lean
swear to that, for I've measured it."
"That's party deep for hereabouts,"
put in old Elijah Scammon in bis softest tones, "but it can't hold a candle to
what I saw in 1HI;! up north of Brassua
lake. That winter our tote road for
inoro'n a quarter of a mile ran through
a notch 'tween two purty good hills thut
como up closo together. Mebbo tbe sides
of that notch was about 200 feet higher
'n tho road. Well, un tbo 2'M day of
February there came a storm tbat lasted
three days. Yer never saw it snow bo
in yer life, an tho wind blew jest orful.
Wben it was over, we dug out of camp
an went ter break out the tote road, an
I'm blamed 't tbe snow wasn't so deep
down whitr tbo notch was that wo
couldn't find the place or them hills at
ull. It wus all smooth snow, level all
over 'em, an when we camo out in the
spring tbey hadn't come in eight yet.
That was 'bout the deepest snow I ever
" Yaas, I shouldn't wonder 'f 'twas,"
said Solomon meekly, while the laugh
went round.—-Lewiston .Journal.
They Are Alt-ray* Together, and the Good
Lady li Her Husband'* Goumelnr.
The relations between Senator Pefler
and his wifo are quite touching. Tbey
aro always together, and wherever Mr.
Peffer is Mrs. Peffer can usually be
found near by. They walk together in
the morning from their boarding bouse
to tho capitol, and when he has nothing
else to do they work in his committee
room, Bhe acting ob his private secretary.
When be has engagements elsewhere,
sho remains there, answering his letters
and Bending out bis documents. Wben
tbe senate is called to order, she goes
into tho gallery and remains until adjournment, when she walks home with
him. Wben lunchtime comes, they go
down to tho restaurant together and oat
baked apples and cream.
Wben he has to visit tbe pension offico or tho postoffico department or other
offices in the city, sbe is always with
him and usually waits outside of tbe
door until he comes. He is tall and ungainly, with high cheek bones, and dark
goggle*,, and lung whiskers,and an ulster
on which tho nap in places has been
worn off. Sbe is a bright looking little
woman, nimble nnd observing, but
plainly dressed in a bonnet and garments which sho evidently made herself,
Mrs. Peffer is n woman of considerable
intellectual force. Sbo understands political all a iis quite as thoroughly uh her
husband and is a safe counselor.—Washington Letter.
Alitor Flndn It Eiprntilve.
Mr. Aster is finding it fully usoxpen*
sive to Indulge in thu luxury uf publishing a goiii) newspaper as to maintain
tlie finest steam yacht. Tbu financial re-
suit of his first yeai'h experience ns proprietor of Thu Pall Mall UasettO, Budget and Magazine was recently put bofore him. A friend of Mr. Astor suid
that tho balance on tho wrong sido uf
tlio account amounted to about Scjun,-
OOD, When ho had examined tbe balance sheet a few minutes, it is said that
Mr. Astor remarked, "If Uie balance
against us next year exceeds $.10,000, 1
shall think there is bud management
Nhakeipeare Foretold It.
Tho congregation of rites met at the
Vatican recently and unanimously pronounced in favor of the introduction of
tho cause nf the beatification of Joan of
Arc. Tho decision was immediately approved by tho pope. Shakespeare's prediction as to the French is therefore In
the wny of being fulfilled:
No longer on St Denis will wo cry,
Hut Juan la Pucelle shall bo France's saint.
—Paris Cor. London Times.
ltmitH For the Cow.
Down in tho Third ward there is a
shoemaker who has imbued bis suns bo
Btrongly with business principles that
tho little follows aro unconscious trude
Canvassers wherever thoy go.
Ono of the hoys, Tommy Ryan, aged
0, was recently sent to visit Ins undo,
who has a farm at Darby, and im Tommy had rarely boon In tho country and
was moro accustomed  to tlie sight of
sugar barrels at Bainbrldgo street wharf
he made funny mistakes iu his endeavor
to "drum up" business.
Ono day last week Tommy watched
tho cows being driven Into the barn by
his uncle, and suddenly a new thought
struck bim when ho noticed thu animals'
"What nro you thinking about, Tommy?" asked his uncle, with an amused
"I'm just thinkiu that It would bu a
good Ihing if yon asked my dad to mako
boots for your tows." said Tommy
thoughtfully. "Their feet aro split up
de middle, au it must bu awful bard to
walk troo do mud with feet Ilko 'em!"
—Philadelphia Press,
Tlio Dojr Ivlfiilcitiirhn.
Midget uml •Tltlgot unit Dumpy am) Dim
Wero four little four leciji'il budgets of fun.
Tliey had ii red houso nt tin- fool of tlm lawn
Wliora tliovBlopt together from dark to dawn.
From dawn to dark they romped uml run,
Wrestled and tumbU-il tin school began.
Then FloM, their rnni Iut, BOt all in H rmv.
To teach thom tho tilings that othor dogs know*
And cuffed their curs If they s,mku loo low.
"First lesson In barkl  Attend, now.  Hark:
BOW-WOW]   So, speak ft nji luml as I."
"Yip, yap, yap, yip, hong-turn, kl-yl!"
"Ylp-ylpl" said Midget.  "Yttp-Yapl" said Fidget.
"fioog-bool" said Dumpy. "Kl-yl!" Bald Dun
To tlio pupils tills was lively fun,
And tbo second lesson was just begun
Whon they SOW a puttHycut out hy Iho woll.
Heels over head they went, pellmed,
And the school broke tip with a four pup yolL
"There  aro   some   things," Mother   Flotwle
"That little dogs know without being taughttn
But pussy was rather too spry to be caught,
—(jeorge S. Burleigh In Our Littlo Ones.
A Curloui l'uule.
Open a book ut random and select a
word within the first 10 lines and within
the tenth word from the end of tbe
line, Mark the word. Now double the
number of the page and multiply the
earn by 5. Then add 20. Then add the
number of the line you have selected.
Then add 5. Multiply the sum by 10.
Add tho number of the word in the line.
From this sum subtract 250, und the remainder will indicate in the unit column
the number of the word, in the ten column tho number of the line and the remaining figures the number of the page.
—Home Magazine.
A Tiny Horse anil a Tiny Driver.
Sea King, champion pony trotting
stallion,has been purchased from George
Bf-tby of Host on by Edward J. Davis of
Woodbury. Sea Kingisonly \3l.i hands
high, has a trotting record of 2 :*> 1 \e\ nnd
has shown his ability to beat 2:20 several timea during the past season whet
he was driven by James (ialvin. Hewili
be exhibited this season, driven by Mas
ter Edward Lynn Davis, who is only 11
years old.—Clayton (N. J.) Dispatch.
Doc <'lia)leiii;«-it Neil.
Some timo ngo Tho Chroniclo published a story about tho trotting dog
which had just arrived in Han Francisco. Tbo article has brought foith the
following challenge;
BatonroM, Ont., Feb. 88,
Sporting Editor of The Chnmlelei
Deau .Sik—In your Issue of Jan. 21 I notice
that tho owner of Ned U credited with saying
thnt no oilier dot* alive can trot with him.
Well, Doe. the original trotting dog. Is alive.
and very mueh so, as Mr. Met 'tie will Hud when
tho two dogs come together for r trotting eon-
test, as I propose to have them do, with this
end In view, I heri'hy iiii'fpt HiIm challenge uu
lii'iuiiini Doe, This challenge holds good to
aiiyilug in America. When Doe gels lo California, ho will doubtless lie able to maintain
tho Championship, which he has held for llvo
years against all routers.   Yourn truly,
M< P. Keti'iiim.
A forfeit to bind the match with Doc
will bo covered  hy telegraph, as  Mr.
Ketchuin is anxious to show his dog to
tho California people. Doc has earned
|«0,000 in five years by bis performances
in harness. Wo show herewith a picture
of Doc and bis young driver ns they appear whon speeding.—San Francisco
A Wakeful Chllil.
Auntie—Does your new doll close its
Little Ethol—Yes'm, but she is tho
most wakeful child I ever saw. She
doesn't shut her eyes when I lay her
down, as she ought to. The only way to
make her go to sleep is to stand her on
her head aud shake her,—Good News.
Igiioranoo Through Which Ilo Milled Half
Ills Life, but Gained Liberty.
When tho present oldest inhabitants
of Sing Sing were boys, there woro no
walls around the prison, iib there uro
now. Tho convict's only satisfaction in
winter was tho chunco it gavo him for
making a dash upon tho ioo for liberty.
In thoso far back days thu winters wuru
uniformly rigorous, commencing early
In November and continuing until Into
In March. Every season it used to bo a
familiar sight to see thu guards out on
tho ice, some distance from the shore,
patrolling regularly prescribed beats and
having sentry boxes, in which they took
refuge in stormy or exceedingly cold
Weather. Sometimes convict messengers
went out to thu guards to bring thom
their lunch or an order from tlio warden.
It was on ono of these visitations of a convict to a guard that thu frozen bosom of
tho Hudson presented au animated scone.
The guard, like most of thoso who had
ice beats, was provided wilh skates, that,
should occasion arise, ho could chase in
an effectual manner and huvo an advantage over a fleeing convict having only
his shoes to depend upon.
The guard iu question was circling
about, cutting pigeon wings, rings,
figure eights and all the fancy figures,
when ho suddenly stopped in front of tho
convict messenger who had como out to
him, a young, athletic fellow, and inquired if ho could cut those figures on
tho ice.
Thu convict said ho never hud a pair
of skates on in bis lite. Nothing would
tempt him to risk his hoad with those
slippery blades ou his feel. Unsaid he
had been brought up in tlie south, where
they do uot havu auy skating. Whon ho
cumo to Now York, ho was too old to attempt to learn anything requiring ho
much skill, Ho thought it was necessary lo grow up with it as a sort of second mil inc.
Tlie guard told him ho had "missed
half his lifo" Innot learning to skate aud
Offered to glvo bim a little preliminary
lesson, "just for the fun of the Ihing," to
relievo the dreary monotony of guard
Tho convict expostulated und said it
was no use) ho would havo to be carried
back to the prison hospital on h Btretch-
or wilh a broken head or broken bones
if ho tried auy such performance.
While this conversation was taking
place, tlie guard hud taken off his skates,
and us hu unbuckled the last strap hu
told the convict to strap them on his
own feet, aud he wonld hold him and
givo him a lesson in tho graceful art,
The convict obeyed aud soon had both
skates on his feet, Then came tho fun
for the guard. Ho wonld let go of tho
convict every few minutes und let him
tumblo and scramble back as best ho
could to his feet. They both laughed
merrily over the sorry attempts of the
This had gone on for 10 minutes,
when, liko a flash, the convict dashed off
over tho smooth surface of tho ice, no
longer a novice, but complete master of
the art. He had been "pulling tho wool"
over tho guard's eyes and pretending not
to know how to skate ouly to get a
chance to get the skates on bis feet iu
order to reach the inviting woodland on
tho opposite side of tho river.
Away be sped, like a shot from a rifle.
The river was frozen solid to Rockland
county, opposite, The guard was dum-
founded. Ho gazed in blank amazement
for a period long enough to make any
thought of pursuit hopeless. He iired his
carbine, but that only hud tbe effect of
warning tho other guards of the situation. They, having skates on, gave
chase, but it was of no use.
Tho convict had everything to gain
and sped away like the wind. Before any
systematic pursuit was instituted, his
figure was quite a distant speck upon tho
horizon. He effected his escape. It wns
for a long time spoken of as one of tho
cleverest and most daring escapes in the
history of tbe prison.—New York Times.
A llorse's Seme of Locality.
About the year 1856 a littlo colt was
born on a farm in Aroostook county, in
the stato of Maine—a colt that was soon
sold away from the place, to come shortly after into tho possession of a physician iu the town of Houltou, who at the
opening of the civil war went "to the
front," taking with him for cavalry service tbe colt, that had now reached maturity, Through all tho vicissitudes of
a fivo years' campaign this horso followed tlie fortunes of his master, being
wrecked on tho Red river expedition and
suffering various disasters, to return at
tho close of the war to the state of Maine,
across which ho carried his master horseback until tho town of Houltou wus
again reached.
On tho journey through Aroostook
county tho road traversed lay past thu
farm whero somo 10 yeurs before this
horse had been born. N.Vther his lifo
between tbe shafts of a doctor's gig nor
fivo years of war campaigning had
caused him to lose his hearings, and
when ho reached the lane that led up to
tho old farmhouse ho turned up to tho
houso ns confidently as though bu hud
been driven uwuy from it but a half hour
before.—Lowiston Journal.
in Two Jumps.
At Ashland, Wis., thero are many
Swedes employed in tho various icehouses of that region. They live and eat
in Ashland, and a littlo ferryboat takes
them somo distance across tho bay to
their work. Oue morning two of these
men from Sweden wero Bitting eating
their breakfast when suddenly the whistle of their boat blew, nnd their timo hud
como. Thoy rushed with all their powers down toward tho wharf. Peter Peterson got aboard, but Olo Olson reached
the bank when the boat was about SO
feet away. Peter was filled with tho utmost concern, and leaning over tho railing in all seriousness he called out:
"Yump, Olo, yumpl I tank you mako it
in two yumpB."—Ram's Horn.
The flight Site or Extinguisher.
Cholly—My bwain iu on fire!
Miss Caustique—Quickl   Somebody
bring an atomizer I—Chicago Record.
hot,-* Afl!lctt>il In Many Ways—Hut Withal
There In Comlilurable fine Game—De*
iiiriptlou or Hawking—The Chinese Not
Much lllveii to thu Chuie.
Foreigners havo found much sport in
hunting in China, and much sorrow too.
Those who havu brought fiuu dogs out
with them complain that their dogs die
of the mango from having to wade
through dirty streams and ponds. Some
die from what is called worms in the
heart, whilo others become deaf from a
grass seed that gets in their ears, or lame
from a seed that works its way into tho
foot nnd up into the leg beforo It comes
out. Last, uot least, if care is not taken,
the poor beast Is nearly eaten up with
ticks. As for the hunters, they complain
bitterly of mosquitoes.
There is another trouble iu most parts
of China, and that is in a laud like this,
whero armies almost raisu from the
ground when one stumps bis foot, it is
dangerous to shoot, for no one knows
just bow many luckless Chinamen may
be in range of the gun, though perhaps
none at that time may bo Been, but for
all that fiuu bags of duck, geese, snipe,
bustard (China's wild turkey), woodcock, quail and pheasants aro killed.
Themt sportsmen aro not missionaries,
but sailors and merchants. Homo missionaries, when passing through these
regions, loavo thoir jolty carts and lay in
iifinn supply of duck and bustard for
thoir families and thus mako a pleasure
of what perhaps would boa very hard
and unpleasant journey,
The Chinese can hardly be called hunters, although Iho emperors and wealthy
men of loisuro havo always shown somo
taste for the chase. Three miles. Houthof
Poking there is a walled imperial hunt
ing park, which is somo Til) miles lu circumference. It contains large meadows
slocked with antelope, deer and rabbits.
In tho park thero is oue species of doer
that is not known to wrist iu any other
part of tho globe, Chinese ancient history tells us of some famous hunters ami
fishermen. Rut the Chinese are by no
means given to tho chase as a rule, perhaps because thu people aro too busy,
and partly because the sale ami iiiituu*
factnre of firearms are restricted.
During tlie winter season we can buy
all the ducks, pheasants and rabbits we
want. They are caught In traps, driven
into a net, caught with dogs or shot with
a gun. There is other game—tho musk'
wolf and the fox. Tho first is sought for
its fur aud also for the fine hair in its
tail, which is used in the Chinese writing brushes. Tho hist named animal—
tho fox—is a sacred animal. It is believed to be able to perform many wonderful things, among others to change
its body into human form, to cure disease, and also to do much evil. Tho shy
old fox—thero is no telling what he may
The Chinese never writo the name of
tlie fox if they can help it, for they believe that it displeases his majesty very
much. The animal is worshiped. I havo
seen intelligent men in Peking burn incense nnd bow down to worship it. But
for all that bis sacredness does not al
ways save his skin, and after tbat hus
gone his divinity has depreciated in
value. I have a large and beautiful fox-
skin overcoat I purchased from u Chinaman for #16, which could not be bought
for $40 nt home. Tho wolves are Bought
for their skins, too. They collect iu such
numbers around this city sometimes as
to be dangerous to man and beast.
Hawking, like tbat of tho middle ages,
is practiced here by the men of leisure,
Traveling through this country one often sees a man iu the villages and towns
with a savage looking hawk on his arm
These birds are trained for the chase aud
become perfectly manageable. They are
kept iu fine condition, aud if a feather
happens to fall out of the bird';? tail during the time be is most used it is replaced, for the Chinese believe that the
flight of a bird or at least bis movement to right or left, or rapid descent
depends much on thu tail. Let us imagine our party starting out for a day's
sport mounted on horses, men dressed in
long flowing garments, with dogs, whip
iu one bund and the hawk upon tlie left
arm or shoulder. They do not leave
some feudal castle with gates and walls
and drawbridges, but some uninviting
one story building. Tbe dogs, which
nre well trained as well as the hawks,
are tied so they cannot run about as they
please and spoil the fun. Away they go
across the fields, with no fences to bother.
They ride where they please and as fast
as they please.
Wben a rabbit jumps Up, tbe fun begins. The dogs and hawk aro let loose.
Then, with whoop and hurrah, belter
skelter, away go horse, rider and rabbit,
who ontruns them all. Rut at this time
the hawk makes a swoop down upon its
prey, and with its talons gives tho poor
victim a blow that knocks it down. The
rider and dogs are still in hot pursuit,
Tho hawk rises in theair und then makes
another swoop down upon the rabbit,
much to the delight of tho sportsman,
and knocks thu poor animal u-whirling.
But the rabbit is soon up and at it again,
but is boou foiled by the bird and caught
by tho dogs. The bird returns to its
master's arms to wait until another rabbit, or bare, for they are moro properly
hares, is sighted, and then tho run begins again. Sometimes tho rabbit, or
hare, seeing the odds are against him,
prefers to fight rather than to run.—Cor,
Louisville Courier-Journal.
Appointed Her n Tipstaff,
Judge Ewingof Uniontown, Pa., has
made a novel appointment. Hu hus made
Mrs. Sarah Elkins a tipstaff of the court,
to havo charge of the todies' waiting room
and look after tho female witnesses and
prisoners and take care of thoir rooms.
Sincu the universal vogue of tho gummed envelopes sealing wax is in much
less frequent use in England and the
United States than formerly, but it 1b
stili very popular in France,
The First New Jeney Woman to Apply to
lie Admitted to tlio liar.
Tho first application made by a woman to bo admitted to tho bar in Now
Jersey has been mado by Miss Mary
Philbrook of 150 Vroom street, Jersey
City Heights. Tho application was
mado through Corporation Attorney
James P. Minturn of Hohokon to Justice aOepue of the supremo court, Tho
young woman prepared tho argument
herself, defining her right to apply for
Tho clearness, conciseness and cleverness of the argument made an impression on Justice Depue, Ho said he knew
uf nothing to prevent Miss Philbrook
from being admitted to practice as an
attorney, provided she was able to pass
the examination, and he promised that
he would endeavor to arrange for an
examination at the present term of court.
Miss Philbrook is the daughter of u
lawyer. Hho has been employed for
somo years as a typewrite! and amiinu-
ensis in Mr. Mintiirn's office. ■ Three
yeurs ago sho begun to dolvo.uto"Blaok>
stone," "Putsons on Contracts" and
other literature of a similar character,
and now she is convinced that she ih prepared to try cases. Mr, Minturn says
she is an extremely capable young woman. She .8 80 years old, slim, with regular features, dark hair and hazel eyes.
Mr. Minturn says she can piepare briefs
and papers in any kind of milte, and bn
it>. conlldent that she Ih competent Io conduct her casus in court, lu her application sho says:
"The admission of women to the bar
Is a question not of taste, pioprloty or
politeness, but or right, Whilo certain
qualifications may bo required by law
nml conditions attached iu tho discretion of tho courts, yet sex distinction
should not lie mndo one of these conditions. Uh eiiiolumeiilH involve the right
to earn u livelihood und acqulro properly.   Tho right to acquire, possess and
protect property is gnaraiit i to every
dti/eu of tha stato, and In Iho protection of these rights ull in |iiai boforo
tho law. Thu practice of law Is, therefore, u civil right which the courts may
regulate, but not prohibit, It is u profession, or employment, pursued for itH
emoluments, for which an action inny bo
maintained. The legislature may pio-
scrihe qualifications for it as it may for
tho pursuit of the ordinary avocations
uf life, but it can no more deny thu exercise of the right In one cose than in
"Again, the policy of onr legislature
and judiciary has tended constantly toward conferring upon women the sumo
property rights und business status ub
men enjoy, They become physicians.
artists, scientists, ministers, educators,
financiers, editors and may engage without let or hindrance in all the activities
of tho business world. The acts of our
legislature seem to convey to women all
tho property rights, and consequently
impose upon them all the liabilities assumed by their contracts, the sumo as a
man. Women should be admitted to
the practice of law upon equal terms
with men."
Mr. Minturn has no doubt thut Miss
Philbrook will be admitted.
"The matter rests witb tho judges of
the .supreme court no w," Miss Phi 1brook
said. "They will have a consultation
over it, and it nil depends on what thoy
think. I am sure, however, they will
admit me to examination."
"Do yon intend practicing in Hobo-
ken if you are admitted?"
"Oh, anywhere whero there is a field
I will go. I would not confine myself
Miss Philbrook said that nothing
wo.ild suit ber better than an opportunity to argue against a man lawyer.—
New York Sun.
Made a Fortune utul » Nuioi',
One of the most enterprising women
of Europo was Mine. Naya, widow of a
French photographer of that name and
wife of the sculptor Dal Zotto, who died
in Venice a few weens ago. About 25
years ago she decided to make a series
of photographs ot the treasures of Venice—buildings, bridges, pictures, etc.
Sbe wus remarkably successful and sold
thousands of photographs, Shu left a
fortuno estimated at many millions.
Sho married the well known sculptor
Dal Zotto a few years ago, and her bouse
soon became the trysting place nf thu
urt and literature circles of Venice. Sho
helped hundreds in vai ions ways, and
great regret is felt at her death.—Sau
Francisco Examiner.
Sullrii];!' In Ctinatla.
It iB tho opinion of Tho Telegraph
that woman suffrage is coming in Canada just as surely as tho change of thu
seasons, and while no oue can safely
venturo to predict just when or how it
will como it maybe safely asserted that
eventually all Canadians of adult age,
whether men or women, will enjoy tho
right to vote for members of the houso
of commons. Indeed, thero is nowhere
any very violent opposition to such u
change, except in tho minds of a fow
men like UuldwJn Smith, who havo become imbued with thu idea that (hero is
somo philosophical reason why women
should not bo allowed to vote,—St. John
(N. B.) Telegraph.
Keep nt It.
Women everywhere, all over tho
world, uro demanding thoir political
rights and soon shall receive them.
Women, let ns work, work, work, and
keep at it, nnd we shall soon reach a
timo whon we shall no longer bo robbed
of our rights nor rated lower than Indians und with criminals, lunatics and
idiots politically.—Friend of Home,
Effingham, Ills.
Active Iowa Women,
The reports of tho proceedings of the
Iowa legislature show that numerously
signed woman suffrage petitions aro being presented with a frequency that
must convince the most obtuse member
that Iowa women want to vote. A
new feature this year has been the circulation uf petitions to be signed by tax-
paving mothers.—Woman's Standard,
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Who Owned ihoitinl?
A hawk captured and killed ucarrier
pigeon iu Druid Hill park a few days
wk" after n protracted chase, The abuse
Was witnessed by a number of persons.
Tie1 llghtnlngllko movements of iho pursuer and pursued woro a revelation lo
thoso who were not vorsod ill tho flights
of birds. Tho pigeon, ns Ioiik uh it kept
In a straight lino, boat tho hawk living.
but on becoming rrlghtouod and oonfusod
it began a islgsng courBonudwas then
uu easy prey, Captain CnSBOll frighleu-
ed Ihe hawk m that ho got the pigeon,
1ml He1 pigeon wiih dead whon it (struck
tho ground.  On one of its logs was a
inelal baud bearing tlio capital letters
A. H, II. ('., the huge figures801 and tho
small Qguros80,—DnltlmoroBun.
II.-u flo Wus.
X. Ih a mnlndo imagimiiro whoso
chief hobby it is to get n doctor to visit
bim every day. A trieiid called to see
him ono morning. " Well, how aro you
"I don't know—tho doctor buBn't
been hore yotl"—Qrlllon.
Portland Will Observe tho Fourth  lti-1-
ter That) Kv4>r.
Arraiigeincnts aro well under way
for the greatest celebration of the
Fourth of .July at Portland over held
in the metropolis. The celebration
will occupy threo days, from tbo ad to
tbe 6th, inclusive. Tho Fourth will
of course be tho big day, and will be
filled up with u splendid programme.
A great parade will take placo at 10:80
A. M. During the day there will be
numerous uud varied amusements, with
many new features. Speed Association races at Irvingtou Park, purses
aggregating $20,000, iu the afternoons.
The most gorgeous pyrotechnic display
ever witnessed in tho Northwest in the
evening. Everybody assured a "great
timo" at small expense. Reduced
rates ou ull lines of travel.
Mini-. I'liltr*) rrooitimt lloiuenl.
Mr. Ai (bur Warren naked Mine. Pattl what had 1 n the proudest OXporl*
nco in hor career, "For n great and
unexpected honor M'OBt gracefully tendered," Btlld Pattl, " I hnvo experienced
nothing that has touched mo deeper
than a compliment paid by the Prince
if Wales and n distinguished company
at a dinner given in honor of tho Duko
of Vork and tho PHiicohs Mny n littlo
while boforo thoir wedding. Tho din*
nor WilSgiven by Mr. Alfred Rothschild,
OUO of my oldest and best friends. There
wero many royalties present and moro
dukes and duchesses than I can easily
remember. During the ceremonies tho
Prince of Wales orOBO and, to my great
astonishment, proposed tho health of his
"old ami valued friend, Mmo. Pattl."
Ho mado such a pretty speech and in
tho course of it said that ho had first
Been und heard me in Philadelphia in
I860, when 1 sang in "Martha," and
that since theu bis own attendance at
what hu wub good enough to call my
"victories in tha realm of song" had
been among his most pleat-ant recollections. He recalled the fact thut his wife
had held up littlo Prince George, in
whoso honor wo wero this night assembled, and bade him kiss me, so thut in
after lifo he might Bay that he had
kissed tbo famous Mine. Pa tti.' And
then, do you know, that whole company
of royalty, nobility and men of genius
roso and cheered mo and drank my
health. "—Popular Magazine.
Golden Hedical
Cures Ninety-eight per cent ot Mil
cases ot Consumption, In all Ita
Earlier Stages.
Although hy many believed to be Incurable, there is the evidence of hundreds of
living witnesses to the fact that, in all its
earlier stages, consumption is a curable
disease. Not every case, but a large percentage of eases, and we believe, fully oS
percent, are cured by Dr. Pierce's Golden
Medical Discovery, even after the disense
has progressed so far as to induce repeated
bleedings from the lungs, sevens lingering
cough with copious expectoration (including tubercular matter), great loss of Qesh
and extreme emaciation nud weakness.
Portland, Wall* Walla
ripokHiie.vliiO. ll -A N.
Kttilway   ;hiii1    Great
Northern  Hallway to
Molilalia    points,   St.
I'nni,   Mm liuHpol Is
llllllltlll,   Bt   I.IHIIM,   i'lll
*lft**0 mnl Bust.  A liln-sh
_ learesl sgent. <'. C
I'liimviiii, Gen, Apt.
Portland,Ur.) k.c. ste
veim, lieu. Alii.,Seattle
wssh.i cb.DUon,Qon. Agt,Spokane,Wash. Nt
<itisi; rook-ballail iraeki One loensryi paltot
Neaping and dining oarsi buffeHIbmry oan
family Foarlitilaepefij new equipment.
il.M-flRA IMWB.
" mralfl nncu ilny in tii'i-i'-wiry nf
iinly wli.it tln> nynH'in ..irks t"
/car" Hi'fiilrinliu. lirinliton tlio
iil)l<>\ Inn 1h<I l«r tlifttieiMmftlrii.
r 110.1*1*0, Tn cnnvlnm WW, *to
,",,;•■. !:■■■'•,*.r*■ full l.»t rir'.fT.. Hole] ocmi
J3ANKO Ulil*. Uu„ I'liibJclpliU. 1*4,
I Buffering from ttio errors, 111*
, ... dispose-, oi the reprodue*
■  live nruMiis, all at wllioll lend
tn i'oiihuiiiii  nr Insanity If not treated In
tine-, em) trnil I'BRHANBNT COBB by correirond-
liiu' wilh lis,   onr rein»(lli's an-endoraed by tlie
medical prnfcwdmi.   Nn Ocackkuy.
UO v li I« s M fcinOA I. ©O,, Manchester, Conn
Ad Apache Sea Cook.
Since the duys of William Kidd, the
talented but unfortunate buccaneer of
the Spanish main, there has been a halo
of ruinance over the hend of sea cooks.
Not one, however, is himself a more
unique specimen than the cook of the
British ship John Cooke. The vessel Is
sow lying at the Santa Fo wharf aftor a
long and dangerous voyage from Cardiff.
The cook is a full blooded Apache Indian, born in the White mountains of
Arizona. His people, tho terrible White
mountain and Tonto Apaches, have caused no end of trouble to the troops and
settlers in Arizona. This man was named Tumashaucy (Silver River) and was
taken when still a child to Mexico, where
he was raised. He has followed the sea
for the greater part of his life and hat
visited every part of tho globe, learning
several languages, including English, and
becoming some years ugo a member of
the Masonic fraternity.
In civilization he is known as John
Levin. Ho is quito dark, with the Indian physiognomy, and although 00 years
of agouppeurs hardly in middle life. He
has a Mexican wifo and family living on
tho peninsula of Lower California and
Bays that this is his lust voyage. He was
picked up in Liverpool by Captain Lillia
of tbo John Coolie. Levin, or Silver
River, is un intelligent fellow and a good
sea cook and dors nut seem to be half Its
bloodthirsty as many other cooks with a
far different pedigree.—San Diego (Cal.)
Earthworms Not Wind.
James Weir, Jr., in a curious littlo
sludy In evolution, shows that all the
fivo senses of mnn lire found in the lower forms of animal life Darwin, while
admitting that earthworms are sensible
to light, maintains that they ure blind.
Weir, jn Tho North American Review,
maintains thu contrary. He says that
tho circumscribed npots on tho dorsal
surface of thu worm aro primitive eyes.
Tbe microscope reveals in these spots a
trnnspnruut membrane, nn accumulation of pigmentary mutter, a special
nerve spread ont in this mutter and extending to tho central norvo structure.
Tho nn'in bra im is tho cornea, tho pigmentary matter a retina nnd the special
nervo an optic nerve. As thero Ib no
Ions, tho worm can distinguish only
light nnd darkness. Thu nrrangumeiita
for thusotiKuuf touch aro not materially
different from those In mun. Tho Bonse
which thuy aro without is that of hoar-
Ing, but sound waves uro conveyed to
tho Bensorium through tho sense of
touch, Thut worms have tasto and
smell can bo proved by experiments
with food. As to Riucll, put musk near
them, nod it is ainuKing to see thom
hunting their holes to escape it. "Tbe
nerves of tasto nmlsmellaro blended together nnd can readily be mndo out
with tho microsenpo iu tbo lips, so to
speak, of tho oral pouch."-—Pittsburg
inl.ris.. iti'liiiiitwliDiiwnrin. 1'hktiimftndBlind,Btowl*
lag or l'-Bilruiiitii IMes yield »t onco lo
whioh let* directly on •)»rts»ffMt*d,«b"nrt»tnmo*v«-
N, P. N. U. No. 008-8. F. N. U. No. 680
Wifely Sympathy.
He—You aro crying, darling. How Is
She—Because my friend, Fran Moller,
has been presented hy her husbnnd with a
valuable set of diamonds that niunt have
cost l.fiOO marks nt the very lenBt.
He—And tbat Is what makes you weepP
She—Well, yes. I am sorry you will
now have to spend such a lot of money
when you can so 111 afford it—Sohwelser
They Found Him In Ceylon, Where tha
Original Buddhlam in Maintained—The
(Impl!.In Allied Questions, hut Wm Not
Converted by the Answers.
My companion, tho chaplain, has a
kocn intorcstin all psychological questions; and especially in tho development
uf tho religious man. In Japan and
China ho pursued his investigations
without rest, but ho had never found
tho opportunity for which bu longed—
to talk with somo atithorilutivo exponent of Buddhism. Hero in Kandy tho
•pportunlty offered, and ft was speodily
embraced. I decided to go along to give
a layman's view of tho Interview. Wo
learned that we could hoo and talk with
the high priest by means of an Interpreter. Now, Ceylon, you must know,
Is tho place whero tho original Bud-
Ihism has been maintained, In Japan
and China it has been modified and corrupted. In Ceylon yotl still find the leal
article. Besides, Kandy, from having so
Important a relic as thn Buddha's tooth
—targe enough to serve as a dentist's
sign—Is the very holy of holies of Bud*
dhiHin, To this place must thu Beeker
after truth come, and hurewu woro, thu
secret almost within sight and hearing.
Ho wo meandered half way round tho
lovely embowered hike which adorns
Kandy—nn artificial construction of
tho Kundyuu kings, 1100 years old, fed
by u puro 1111111011110 stream—and camo
to u maze of stone buildings, undor bo
trees and spreading palms.
At the entrance wo were joined by a
nuniorous retinuo of priests and monks,
draped in insmtlcH about the sizo of
sheets, yellow in color, arranged to
leave thn right arm aud shoulder baro.
This 1b tho costume of ono sect. The
other covers both shoulders. Wo woro
conducted through narrow ways, under
projecting leaven, which gavo a pleasant
shelter from tho tropical sun, and with
considerable flurry wero introduced
into n room opening on u gallery occupied by a single old man. Ho wus reclining on a lounge, and as his yellow
robo hud slipped down ho presented the
appearance of a sparo bronze figure. He
slowly roso to receive us, adjusting his
flowing robe. Chairs wero brought for
us, and wo sat down, whilo tho attendant priests stood about, curious in picturesque attitudes.
Saving tbo chaplain for the more
knotty points, I announced through the
interpreter that wo wero travelers from
America, having a lively interest in
tbe country, students of all forms of human development and happy to bo able
to meet and converse with one who
stands high in tho Buddhist faith; that
tbo namo and famo of Buddha were not
unknown to us, and that wo cume respectfully to learn more of his teachings; that there were admirers of Buddha and Buddhism in our country who
would be glad to hear what he could
tell ub better than anybody elso.
The high priest bowed and furtively
scratched bis aide under the loose folds
of his robo. We took this as a favorable symptom, and tho chaplain squared
himself for the delivery of questions
which had been growing hotter and hotter within him for threo months. He
asked leading questions in his impatience to get on, and 1 cannot undertake
to follow them in tbeir order; But tbo
substance of what we learned was that
Buddhism is the one truo way, and he
who obeys its laws obtains peace. The
fivo points of the law prohibit killing,
lying, stealing, uncbastity and intemperance. Tbe chaplain asked if all the
priests in Ceylon are celibates. The
answer came out rather slowly that they
aro all required to bo, and that when it
is discovered that one is not he is disrobed and can be priest no more.
We were Informed tbat Buddhism is
kept in its purity in Ceylon, and that
Kandy is undoubtedly tho true center
of it, because it has the Buddha's tooth.
They bavo a catechism which 1b taught
to tbo youth, and tbe priests givo ethical
Instruction to the peoplo by preaching
and teaching at stated times, Tho law
against killing animals is very strict.
The chaplain asked the high priest if ho
would kill a cobra. He said be would
not. "What would you do if one came
Into your room?" asked the chaplain.
Tho reply was that he would remove
bim. To the question, "What Ib understood by Nirvana?" the answer was that
It was a state of porfect peace, no de-
Biro unsatisfied, conscious happiness.
One of the other priests put In a remark
which seemed intended to modify the
Inst expression. Hu said: "In a warm
day wo are fanned. We cannot Bee the
air, but it gives us pleasure." They
used metaphors in several cases. They
spoke of lifo as a candle burning in tbe
wind, which disturbed its flamo. Protected, it burns steadily.
Thu chaplain asked If they believed
in (led. The reply was tbat thero aro
many gods—sumo good, some bad. But
who created tho world? It cumo into
existence spontaneously. It could not
do otherwise, as a cocoanut tree bears
coconnutB nnd no other fruit.
The old gentleman spoko sententious
ly. His teeth, unlike Buddha's, huve
not been proserved. Ho seemed rather
amused nt somo of tho questions, and he
frequently scratched himself under his
robe. There are about 00 priests and
mo Is attached  to this temple.    They
r so ut 4 o'clock in thu morning, devote some hours to study, then go out
with their bowls on begging expeditions,
return to study in tbo afternoon, clean
up tho bulldingsand grounds, go to bed
at 10. They nre not wholly dependent
on what thoy get by begging.
I do not think the chaplain will become a Buddhist. Ho did not get anything to convince him that Buddhism is
tho only right way.—Cor. Boston Herald.
Burltngatne, Han Mateo County, Cal., will
rnni.cn August.Otn. It is iu charge of Irit
Q. lb in, ex-State Superintendent, and >»
one of tho best schools for boys in California.—d, F. Examiner.
Arrangements uro boing made to
bore for ooal uu thu marsh land adjoin*
ing the Beaver mill mine, Ur., to do
tormina the depth tho vein lies under
I.1KK   A   H1KVK.
The chief [miction (if the ItitlncvN In to IflMr*
"le liimi till) I'lui'il, III llr.|i'is.>ni:cllironith tlii'iil,
hi '■*•> (ui ii iiiijiiin Hen anil wiu»-ry (ihiiIi'Ich wlilnli
make Uiulr ilnni exit thrmiuli die lilmMer. Th"
lUtcillliiii of Nii-M' ill i'iniM'i|iit'!iei' id 1 ncililly
of Uie kl'liievn In iiroriuoilvf nl Hrlglil h il iflltfo,
'Iropvy, ,'iiiil>»tr«, iilliiii'iliini'lii mnl oilier imiiIm-
itleN with n fulfil teiideiiiiy. HoHtvlter'n Hnnnaeti
Bittern, ii hlidily Naiiullonod ilturi'tle Hint Muml
ili'l-iin-ni, luijielH thu kliluevn wlJeii iiniehvc lu
rniiMv llielr Hlflhlf* Millet on, ntul Hlrnill irom
thu vital eiiriciii imjiiiililuH which Infect It nml
tlmiflti'ii tliulr own I'xlHt.-iiee uh orKHtm of tlio
"(illy- t'Httirrh of thu hliiililcr, Kiiivel mnl tuleti-
Hon i>l tlie urine Hie hImi iiihIhiIIum aircstcil or
Hvertoil hy thin IiciiIkii promour anil ran era-
live ot nrpoilc tin Imi Miliaria, rhcii.niitiHiii,
e<niMf|.iii|nn, lillltiiiHiiuHN and 'lyHjieiifila kIno
yield to the Uillcm, wlil«ti Ih iilio Hpueillly bulie-
lleinl |o thu wuik uml nurvoiiH,
"Air ynil K'llliK In (In* U.iiHiih'ilrtlici'V"    "No,
hftvn'l   hui'ii  Hi-ki'il "    'Oil   I   hii|i|iohu U'h
'1 ii lie ii y nu in; irt'njilc'H ilniu'c, you knmv "
"(lodiHiiek lui« hml XiIh Milury raUud. WaK ll
tor extra work?" • Yen; huiilwuyH llMvna when
the jin-iii'li'ior tclU hi* lmh> 'h Hiuart itayhif-i."
Wo oiler One Hundred Dollars Howard
for any case uf Catarrh that cannot he
uured iiv HiiII'n Catarrh Cure!
P, J. CHKNKY .t CO.. Props.,
Toledo, Ohio.
We, tho undorRigtied, have known K. J.
('honey for thu past lu yours, and  helievt
him perfectly honorable  lu all business
trammel iuiiH and financially ahle to carry
out any ohlif*utions made hy their firm.
Wkht & Tbitax,
Wholesale DruggtstS. Toledo, O.
WAMlIKO, Kinkan tfe Mabvin,
Wholesale Di legists, Toledo, O.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken Internally
acting directly upon the Mood and timeout*
surfaces of the system. Price, 76e. per bottle. Suld »y all Druggists. Testimonials
At Saltsburg, Austria, a raai was kept
I" prisoner in a cellar for 16 yew*, during
which time he never saw a human face.
For Whooping Cough Fiso's Cure is a
suoceHsful remedy. — M. P. Diktkb, 07
Throop Ave., Hrookiyn; N. Y„ Nov. 14, 01.
MUSIC HTOitK-Wllcy B. Allen Co., the
oldest, the largent, 211 Firm St., Portland.
Chlcki-rliif", Hanlinan, FlKoher Flanon, Efltey
OrttaiiK.   Low prices, eany termn.
10-VKNT SIUHIU-Huiid for catalofruoi.
Tby Qrbhka for breakfast.
Health Depends
Upon pure, rich, healthy blood,   Therefore, see that yuur blood is smdepurelr,
The   only    true   blood   purifier   proud
nently in the public eye today.
July 3^ 5, '95
Portland, Oregon
Parade Starts 10:30 A. |W. of
the Fourth.
Gorgeous Pyrotechnic Display
Speed Association Races In the Afternoon
(or Pnrses Aggregating $29,000.
Races From June 20 to July 6.
,- M\ Pain Goes tyfc
,, rPain=KHIer"
'/,„,    comes   .^v*
For Colic,  Cramps, Cholera   Morbus and all
Summer Complaints,  there is  no cure equal to
Pain-Killer.   Get a bottle to-day.   Keep it constantly ou hand, for there is no kind of pain or
ache—internal or external—that
will not relieve. Accept no imitation or substitute.
Genuine has Perry Davis & Son on bottle. The
quantity has been doubled, but the price is still 25c. fl
r\tt ' 'II"        _»* >
MIxoh With Cold Wilier.    UelUUc mid mlv
>, Huh", I'likutii lit Mi.niu
Brcoixl to mine- T   Y IT..
Nn mutt, r wi ere Iron.     I <>lt 11.   S I). OR.
Preserves all kinds of Fruit without cooking, and retains their
natural flavor.
ctab. 1866.   CORBITT its MACLEAY CO.   mo. isoa
IMI'OUTKKH.SHII'I'ING mid CuMMISSION MKItcllANTS. Ubertl idTBOCfl midi> on ippniTvit
riiiiKk-iiments of Wheat, Flour, Oats, Wool mnl iloji*. spccnil importu from China, Jitwn »>"i Id-
'IIn: 'I'cii, Collt't', Hint), Matting ami lliiif-, H'-lcus, Haito, 1'hjiIoi'm, ctilim Nut ml. ..■-.■ From Liverpool : Liverpool Fine, Goiirat) ami Ltimp Rook Halt, GhfrolCMI of all kjatll. T'tiplate -.''.-'ivit
No. 1 p'tiirniiil Wlii'tu IlHf*H. Hop Diirliip, Knl llnmntoiii', Brh- Alo tiiiiiiiit'--' I'lirtiir, .*k:uti:b and
Irish WhlHky, Brandy and Wine-, (• r uie III quantftlul toaultthu trade,   l'UltTL..N> ,OR.
All pill. IdpMitboard bnxei, ptnk wnppcri,ur immmtram* etim*tertrlta\  ai t)ni((iiu. or tr
•W. Id *Uni|>« fnr pirll*ul*->, tnlliDnnl-l*. arxt "KHlrf t»r l^dlpa," in l>ll*r, bf rrt.rm !.__
10,000 TMtlrannliU.   Same I'aiitr.    Hold hj all 1^m<hI Drug*r<*t*>
i liltIttiiiTKH iVHKMH AI, tti., U%\ MadlMR NaT, I'HI MKKI.I'BI*. Pi.
If you use the Petaluma
liuiibators e Broodera.
M uke money while
others are wanting
time byoldproccpmea.
, Cataiog tells all alwut
: it.iuidaescribeievery
article needed for thr
poultry builneu.
See email hills (or Programmes,
Ely's Cream Balm]
The "ERIE"
meclianlcally the I'etit
iwheel. I'rcttiPstino'U'l.li
We are Pncific Coast),
—„  logue,maUedfree,giveil
Bkancb HooaB, tji 8 Main St., Los Angclea..
• The BEST •
Dys pe ptic,Del icate.Inf ipm and
*    JOHN CARLB A SONS. New York.    *
Poaltlv lr Cured wlthT«tr<>tabl«Rtiin«dle.
DArteUM thousand! of oaaes. Cuncaaas pre
tounoed hopelesa t>y bentphyitclnni. From nr-t'on
irmptoms dlaapptart In tan riayialleant two-thlr*.
til •rmptomi reninred. lend for free book testtmo
itala of mlraniil'iii* enrea. Ten lays' treatmtc
free by malt. If yot) order trial, send lOo. in •tempt
jrpay postage. Dh II It Uuien A Honn,Atlanta G«
It vou ordertrlal return tbts adfartlseman' to u
FRAZER c*xl|
NIT III 1H. W0BLD    **all»aSiBl*#"6
1 (a wearingijualtitea are uniitlrnaBBed.aatuall!
uiitlaxtlnir two bom* ul any othur brain!,   fret
'ruin Animal IHI«   <!►:■' TDK UKNUINK.
.nd DoaterB geueially.
KLT BnosV, WWarreu HL,
Artificial Eyas
Elastic Stockings
Trasses . . .
Crutches . . .
Writ, tar Prim...
...Parllaad. 0r..«a
[ Fop hIc by all Drtwltla.   Cr> t'eati a battla.
Palmer & Rey Branch
Merchants  in  Gordon  and  Peerless
Presses, Cylinder Presses, Paper
Cutters, Motors of all kinds,
Folders, Printing Material.
Patentees of Self-Spacing Type.
Sole Makers of Copper-Alloy Type
In Every Detail.
These en*lnen an- ackmiwIvdgB-d i.v eipert en-
flneeni to be worthy of hlirh(.'M ramn«Mt(tOII
for (Implicit.)*, hiath-gra-ie material and miperlor
workman ».h I p. They develop the full artual
h< rat- (rower, and run without »n K lee trie Spark
iia terj; the Nymnn of fftultlou U ilmple, luet*
I'LMinive and (e'fablc.
For pumping ouifltl for Irrigating purposes
no better engine can be fouud on thu I'acltic
For hoisting outfits for mines th.-y have met
with highest approval.
Ft Intermittent power their economy is unquestioned.
geW Bend for catalogue. 11   :. Bll.'ljal, IB',   "■
•.i;^*naa*-Luu'*ra».-.i*/^l»u.ij|i,n,-*.;»kr*i*j,a. -juHt^^t*-,
imbll lied uvory Friday ovenlng. al ttmoiiu
Kiutf Street, t lovonWIt). b)
G A LB KA IT 11    ct   OO.
Bl'RSOUlWOH I'HirrK—nnoitoHiir porYoari His
Mouths, tiny cents.
irmsii-nt Advortlsenioutii ton oonl's por Hue
Qnoli Itiaortl'iii,    N.niini'i'ii utuiistiroineut—
OqUltl WLWQlvgM.lwfothOlliah.
Short notlooa ol lost, found, oto,, ouo tloUnr for
throo lusortlous,
Doiltlli. t.irlli'
ouu luaurtl
nud innrrlaifoii mty runt i Tor
11,      1''IUI! tOrtllllHCl'lbiirH.
lonunoroliil a
prices, whi
cut lull,    if
yortUomoutint urciitlv roduood
it) will'hu inntlo Ithowu ounnnll*
iirtorly poutmois,
iinmuuiontloui to
Cl'ivi-rdiile, II, 0,
Tho Westminster Columbian «f
IiikI Siilunlny pontalns n lonlhy
"oply I" our opltiolsm of ti previous
urtlolo in Uml Journal treating of
hush ijroB, Our ootomporary thinks
mn' view was narrow anil short-
flighted in thai wo considered agricultural interests only, lint that
im* our avowod purpose, so thai
noons need tp have been deceived.
The subjeot has now lic.cn pretty
fully dlsoussed, and tho aim we
)ind in view fairly accomplished.
It wus this : to protest against any
needless interference with the clearing of land for agricultural purposes. The Columbian had published an article that most readers
understood to mean that the summer fires were so great it nuisance
that the laws against them should
lie vigorously enforced and the
penalties increased, to the end that
these fires should he abolished. There was no reference to the
effect this would necessarily have
mi agriculture, and this journal
was fair enough to suggest that
Ihe Columbian writer had not considered all the circumstances,. The
Summer fires being an essential of
land clearing, and SunnEY Timks
being essentially a farmers' paper,
it would never do to permit vjews
that appeared to strike directly at
ihe settler's clearing fire, to go undisputed. Hence our article of last
week, and the treatment of the subject almost entirely from the farmers' interest. The Columbian's first
article was stamped with carelessness, ami the later effort js certainly
labored, and it js so thut we do not
yet catuh clearly what that journal
is really advocating. If, however,
our city neighbor is in favor of increasing the penalties against the
burning of clearings during the
summer months, then we take issue
straight, and in doing so we are
well assured the sense of the agricultural public is witji us,
Japan's New Warships.
Sun Francisco, Aug. 12.—Irving
M. Scott, of tbe Union Iron Works,
which turned out the Olympia und
several other crack American vessels, will soon go to Japan to bid
on contracts for building men-of-
war for the Japanese navy. The
recent achievements of American
warships are said to have impressed the Japanese strongly, and now
that British firms ure able to underbid American companies only
10 per cent, instead of 50 per cent.,
as formerly, Mr. Scott believes lie
will be aide to secure a number of
contract*. Tlie feeling of the Japanese government is shown in the
following statement recently made
to an American by the secretury-
gcnerul of tlie Imperial cabinet:
"Vou ure building the swiftest und
most formidable cruisers known
llesidcs that, you huve invented
armor plate for your battleships
which Russia has chosen for hers
in competition with ull the makers
of armor plate in Kuropc. Our
government, seeing these achieve-
ments, und recalling the fuet that
America bus twice revolutionized
tbe navies of the world by her in
Unite capacity for invention first
by creating the ironclad, and then
the turret, Is strongly disposed to
draw upon American shipyards for
a purt of its new nuvy. Why
should we not depend upon yon
for the liest. Besides doing these
things we have spoken of, the
United States has built the finest
dipper ships und the fastest yachts.
Your country leads, whenever she
wants to, in naval construction,
both in peace and war. Besides,
America buys much more of us
and is our historic friend and well-
wisher. For one, I sincerely hope
that American shipbuilders will
bid for our contracts." Mr. Scott
will carry letters, it is said, not
only from the seeretaryof the navy,
but from the Japanese minister ut
Holmos' Castle Burned.
Chicago, Aug. 19.-The big mysterious building known as "Holme's i
Castle," was burned, at about 10
o'oclock this morning.   The Knglc-
wood fire department was quiokly
on hand, but tho firo was beyond
their control, and the property was
entirely consumed. Tho fire did
not extend beyond tho "castlo,"
This famous building, for some
time past, has boon touanted only
on the ground floor, by a drug store
and a small rcsturanl, and it was
iu tho latter the (Ire started. Tho
interior of the building was practically ruined. bosses aggregate
The dcsl ruction of I his mysterious
building will mean the extinction
of much of the evidence bearing on
(ho murders, which Holmes is
suspected of having committed.
Tho coincidence of the burning
wilh the rol.ortBe of Janitor Quinlan,
Holmes' confederate, and the only
other person besides Holmes who
knew the secrets of tho "castle,"
are not looked upon as accidental.
It is mueh bettor for both Holmes
and Quinlan that this building
should be destroyed than not.
This structure, plain and common pla;:e as it looked, was it veritable den of horrors. Enveloped in
mystery, and evidently built for
criminal purposes, its walls and
passages, its hidden recesses, concealed stairways and shafts, made
it a death trap, Tho cellar was
divided by loosely constructed
brick partitions into compartments.
Here were gas tanks, from whioh
it is believed Holmes drew a supply
to asphyxiate his victims, and a
vat, where the bodies wore decomposed in quicklime, The soil there
is loose nnd friable, mixed with
quicklime. Hore Holmes dug after
midnight, by the feeble rays of
lanterns, here he buried the bodies
of his victims, and smoothed over
the broken soil. The cpllar is
reached by a shaft which never
contained an elevator, and by a
staircase which no one but Holmes
and his confederate knew. The
first floor was occupied by a drug
store, and the rear by several
small shops. The upper part of
the building was a nest of secret
ways, trails and shafts.
Through all this labyrinth of
partitions and secret passages,
Holmes could find his way to the
street by several different routes.
From Holmes' so-called offices, on
the third floor, down, there was
not a partition or door which was
not placed with some sinister motive. On the second floor was the
laboratory, where there were
poisons enough to keep Medea supplied for centuries. There were
the dummy vaults for smothering
victims. The door was a narrow
chute, running from roof to basement, down which bodies could be
lowered. There was a secret stairway, und behind it and the chute
was a blind wall,
In this place of devious windings, death chambers, and
sepulchres, Holmes, shrewd as he
wus, hnd left some clues to indicate
his guilt, but not enough to furnish
evidence to convict him of the numerous crimes of which he stands
accused. The examination of the
cellurexposed great tanks, in which
the bodies were reduced, the furnace in which they were burned,
ind the gas generator which supplied the poison for asphyxiation.
Searchers found a heavy work
bench, stained with blood, stored
away in the secret room. In the
cellar they found an entrance to a
secret staircase. They found, also
almost an entire skeleton, the bones
seemed to be those of a woman,
and near tlie skeleton of a child.
These, the police believe, tell the
story of the death of beautiful Minnie Williams and the child of
Pearl Connors, on both of whose
lives Holmes had insurance policies.
SrmiBY Timks till the end of 1895
for 25 cents cash in advance.
Holmes to be Tried in Chicago,
Philadelphia, Pa., Aug. 15—It
has practically been decided that
H. II. Holmes, the alleged murder
er of Minnie and Nannie Williams,
B. F. Pietzel and half a dozen
other persons, will go to Chicago
and stand trial for the murder of
the Williams girls. This, it is
suid, wus the outcome of a lengthy
conference held in this city to-day
between W. A. Cuppa, of Fort
Worth, Texas, and District Attorney Graham.
After the conference,lawyer Cap-
pa said to a representative of the
Associated Press : "I um convinced
beyond doubt that Holmes killed
Minnie and Nannie Williams. I
believe the deed was committed in
Chicago. In my oppinion, Holmes
can be convicted there of the girls'
murder. I am anxious tbat he be
tried on the charge and will try to
have him brought to triul. I know
I can muke arrangements to that
Detective Geyer and the Fidelity
Insurance inspectors are of the
same opinion as Lawyer Cappa,
and it is hardly probable that District Attorney Graham will refuse
to give up Holmes.
Niscellannotis Hums.
Southbridgo, Mass., Aug. 5.—
John Cannon, tho Hi '■ ' man
to settle in Charleston, died to-day,
aged 102 years. Death resulted
from old ago.
Titcoma, Aug. 1!).--Thc Hank of
Tacoma, formerly the Toeoma
Trust it Savings Co. made an assignment to ijts creditors, to-day.
The statements show cash on band,
UU. Total liabilities, $879,000)
of which $2211,(1110 is city monoy.
Toronto, Aug. 19.--The inquest
on the body of Nellie Pietzel, the
younger of tho two girls believed to
have besn murdered by the notorious Holmes, was concluded tonight. The jury returned a verdict of wilful murder against
Omaha, Nob. Aug. 17.--Nebraska is richer, to-day, than this
time last year by lit least $88,000-
000. At the most conservative es-
timato, threo of its grain crops are
worth that figure. Two of theni
huvo boen already gathered, and
the third is practically beyond
danger. Of outs, 80,000,000 bushels
ure iiliciut ready to market, and of
corn there is now 180,000,000 bushels in sight.
London, Aug. 19.— In the House
of Lords, this afternoon, tho Secretary of State for War, tlie Marquis
of Landsdowne, announced that
Field Marshall, Viscount Wolsefey,
would succeed the Duke of Cambridge us commander-in-Chief of
the forces on November 1st. Proposed changes in the powers and
duties of the office were still under
Hong Kong, Aug. 17.—Tlie
commission appointed to investigate tho recent nuissiicres of missionaries and their families at Ku
Cheng, which left Fop Chow on
Tuesday lust, hns arrived safely at
Ku Cheng. Several important ur-
rcsts have been made in connection
with the massacres, The natives
are quiet, but appear much alarmed at the arrival of the commission,
Ottawa, Aug. 16V-The Dominion
statistician has analyzed the revised voters' lisis of 1894 for this
year's book. It shows that 1,856,-
735 people are entitled to vote at the
next general election, a gain of
221,498 over the revision of 1891.
Twenty-seven per cent, of the
opulation of the Dominion are
qualified voters by the revision.
Ontario gains 81,222, Quebec 49,-
418, Nova Scotia 21,079, New
Brunswick 21,176, P. E. Island 1,-
180, Manitoba 18,979, ihe Territories 484, British Columbia 23,-
910. This latter is a gain of 164
per cent, British Columbia having now 38,010 voters against 14,-
400 by the lists of 1891,
Leavenworth, Ind., Aug. 5—
William Welton and Jolin Stang-
out, school boys, 13 and 11 years
old respectfully, fought a deadly
duel with knives on Saturday night.
The boys had always been good
friends and schoolmates, und both
have good reputations. They
quarrelled over some trivial matter and, urged on by their associates, they agreed' to fight it out
with knives. They fought for 20
minutes and when the crowd of
small boys around them found
they could not separate them an
alarm was given and the parents
sent for. They arrived just as
the younger hid sunk to the ground
with a deep wound in .his left side.
He is in a dangerous condition,
Tlie other boy is painfully injured.
—. a—a—•	
Disastrous Forest Fires.
Spokane, Wash., Aug. 20 -The
passengers on the westbound Greut
Northern trnin had a narrow escape from death last night. The
train had passed through a fierce
forest fire for tho distance of ten
miles, when it reached Little Spo
kane river, iilmut twenty miles
east of this city. A huge tree fell
across the track, from the mountain
alxive, just us the train was pass,
ing ; the engine struck it, causing
the train to stop so suddenly as to
throw the passengers violently
from their seats. Tlie burning
tree was dragged partially under
tlie cars, and for a moment tlie
train toppled to one side. So in
tense wus the heat from the forest
fire that the coaches were blistered.
The burning tree set fire to the
mail and baggage cars, but the
flames were extinguished. At last
the track was cleared, and the
train succeeded in reaching here,
badly damaged. The fires have
now reached south, along the line
of the Great Northern, and continue with anabated fury. Millions of feet of timber have already been destroyed. In the section where the Humes are now
burning there aro several small
settlements, and a good many settlers throughout the timber have
fears for their safety. In the
northern Pan Handle of Idaho, a
wild and uninhabited wilderness,
the fire is rapidly licking up the
vast timber. Never before in the
hiBtory of the Northwest has the
fire caused so much havoc. Mr.
Mclleary,  superintendent of  the
bridges for the Northern Pacific,
confirms ihe reported death of foui
men. They were bridge carpenters
aud bad gone out on a long bridge
to extinguish tho lire : failing to do
this, thoy sought to return, only to
And thoir retreat cut off. They
leaped from tho liridge into a
chasm 185 feet bolow, and were
dashed to death.
To Sunday Schools.
Any ono wlHliirif* ti> (iXiilmiif-o Hunilny ISoliooI
I, bmrlOH, jiIchmj Hii'irc-M, KuDorliitoudvut l'ron-
liytiTliui Miiitliiy fciiilioul, Olovjftlnlu.
For sulu. two good mllob oows and » yokoot
h vou yonr old  worklug oxun, well orokoiii
Utiuuii lor linrili.
MoaaniDQB piios.
Hull'. Prairie.
I  lutein)  to nwily for tlio tMimfor of tlm
Uooimo ol Hnrroy Itotol uliiuitud m Uoilttl Wait-
milliter in tlio iiniiio el l.iitio i.imu'.! mnl now
Anc Mtli 1806,
rK, tiAl.iiitAlTii, Oonveyntieor & Notary
.   I'lihlif.   Oitlue, fiinntiiv Timks, I'invurdnlu
Ritchie & Co.
General Traders and Commission
817 A Bill Waitii iuatcr Annuo, VANCOUVER,
Will call at sottlers' houses in Sur-
rey and Langley every alternate
U'lll hImiiv Kinii-.mit  Elgin .torn OTory ..ilollil
Mi-n.liiy, i*iiiinjiuiuliii: on .Miiiidur, Alia. -Jf.B i.
Black Currants.
Tlio iiinier l)<iiuil Imi auveriil huinlroil > oiui;
Black currant Im-iius moro than ho in nl>io in
-ot out, ntul will dl-poia nl them at vory low
ratei In i|iiiiiitiltt'B, to mu t -ii,rahiiF,or. Will ink..-
[iiitutocs in OXehttiitte, Hine* ciirrr.tit-1 nre the
ino*t roitnblu uf nil fruit crop*,mid nt |-rotont
prices will produce fft'O nor ncre il proper y
u.iiiivmU'iI. J, P. oai.uk.\mi,
Surrey TfraM oatce.
Columbia Street, New Westminster
of every description in American
and Italian Marble.
Scotch, Swedish, jv.brndor and Now Brunswick Granite,
ll -nt of mtterlal and workmanship,
KiiRMVlng ot Inscriptions (.specially.
P. O. Box 135.
ALEX. HAMILTON, Proprietor.
HOGAN BROS.,  Proprietor*.
Tho Bar la supplied with superior Liquor* nud
caolec Cigars, and the waiters nre attentive
and  obliging.
Front street, opposite tha Kerry Landing.
hoi of inn.
Choice young Boars and Sows of
different ages.
Write (or wants, or come ond ice stock.
Clover link-, 11. C.
Choice Family Groceries I Provisions,
and Florist.
604 Westminster Road, Vancouver.
P. O. Addran—Ut I'l jaiaut, Vancouver II. C
Fine Acclimatised stock of Trees,
Plants, Vines, Shrubs, Roses,
Bulbs, etc., etc.,
ling on my own Grounds.
Importer ol Chime* nnd J.ipsn I.illlo*. a/ .Una
Cumuli*.-, Fruit mnl Ornamental Tree*, Uulliiud
im i in, me,
niMnler lu aud Mmiiifnetiusr ot Agricultural
I * ii ciii.'iii', Ui* Hives aud fiupplis*. Spray
hi.dpi, Whcle Oil tjuup, etc.
Jiost assorted flock in Iho City ut the moat rtpasopabfo prices,
j'Xli ilolivoroil to nil pnrtMiif tlio Cily, Wli/iil-, nml 'I'mlna, \vltli ijulck cIOBpiltott llD.il Iruu
uuiirjo, Ail ordora iiy mall «>r teloptumo promptly mid ouroluliy uttai.dutl to,
TulonhOUQ m.     1*. (>. Ilox H4,
AITLES-1 Year 10 cts., Hears 20 4, 3 Years 30cts. oach.
Im.   all   tl-t-s   I.oailMrjr   Vcviiotlqa,
Black .CurranU, RJiubarb, Rasps,'American lilaokbprrioB, etc., oto. oto,
Kinesi Kiijilisli Str/iwborrlos.
APPLE AN" rKMl ST()CI(S FOB GRAFTING, *l por hundred
Knrin 1'rotluofl inkon in r-xoltatiKo lor Nun.ry Stook.
Clayton PostofflcQ.
The Starr Hotel,
(JLOVERDAI/E, ||. c,
The table is supplied with the best the market affbrchi.   The rooms are
pleasant, comfortably furnished, nnd the beds clean.    A good homo
Hotel for families while waiting to locate,   Charges moderate.
Cloverdale Blacksmith Shop.
Practical Blacksmith, does light and heavy hlncksmithing of all kinds
on i-hort notice und at moderate rates.   Horseshoeing a specialty,
Agricultural  Association
Now ,'!fi pa.'o I'atalugua raalloi! na rorclpl ol
rourtiinm, cut it ai onr. .nil km, ii lor
luluiar.lBr.uo-.   II will par jrou.
Doi 2B, Mount eiBBtaiit,
Vancouver, ll. C,
At Cloverdale,
SEPTEMBER   25th,   1895.
It is confidently expected that the Exhibition will lie the most
successful of recent years, and an unusually fine display of stock, grain
roots, fruit, etc., is anticipated. A cordial invitation is extended to


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