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WILFORD ALIEN, Publisher.
PACIFIC COAST. '!
NEW MEXICO NEEDS TUTORS.
Explorers Find a Mighty Mass of
Moving Ice in a Deep Canyon
Stingrays are numerous in the surf at
Salem has not a public drinking fount
ain or a public horse trough.
Hush lires have done considerable
damage near Victoria, B. C.
The first shad ever found in Fraser
river was captured the other day.
The travel to California this fall and
winter promises to !«• very heavy.
A large lied of meerschaum of superior
quality has been found on Orcas Island,
The Portland postoffice is now in the
classified postal service and under the
workings of the civil-service law.
The Stockton (Gal.) brewery owned by
E. Schubert was totally destroyed by tire
the other night. The loss is $10,000; in
There are said to be about forty-live
desperate highbinders at l.os Angeles
who, gambling being prohibited, black
mail Chinese merchants.
An outbreak of Indians in Alaska is
threatened, growing out of the differ
ences between the natives and the man
agers of the canneries as to the lishiiiL'
grounds and ]>rices of salmon.
It has been definitely ascertained that
the Southern Pacific is about to build a
wharf at a point just north of Santa
Monica Canyon and about three and a
half miles from Santa Monica.
The trouble between the Oregon Pacific
Railroad Company and its employes on
account of the non-payment of tlie men
is assuming a serious aspect. The amount
owing the men is about (75,000.
The Pacific Mail steamers from San
Francisco to Panama and Valparaiso are
hereafter to stop at San Diego according
to instructions from the Postmaster-Gen
eral. So gays a San Diego dispatch.
The Carson iNev.i Tribune says: The
magnified statements being telegraphed
to the Coast papers by the Carson Asso
ciated Press correspondent about Pine
Nut will do the district more damage
The steamer Islander has returned to
Victoria, B. C, from the North, and re
ports the salmon pack on Naas river and
at Alert Bay a total failure. The Skeetia
shows up well, but the Northern pack
will only be half its usual size.
A proposition iias been made that six
Southern California counties purchase 1
the patent for the application of hydro
cyanic gas to trees affected by scale. The
efficacy of the remedy has been success
fully demonstrated at Riverside.
It is stated now that nearly all of the
sixty-five men who were on the I tat a
when she was brought back to San Diego
are political refugees from Chili, who
were glad for a chance to leave [quique.
Alkjul one-third have let tlie ship.
A convention will be held at Salt Lake
City on Septeml>er 15 to consider the
reclamation of arid lands of the West
and to petition Congress to cede each
State and Territory arid land within its
borders. California is entitled to thirty
A Yama Indian i* said to have cured
himself of a rattlesnake bite by apply
to the wound a poultice made of Un
common mock orange and by drinking a
decoction made from the same plant.
(iolondrina is the scientific name oi the
An agent has been appointed by the
Agricultural Department at Washington
to travel over the sections in California
where the grasshoppers 01 locusts are
with a view to ascertain their natural
breeding grounds and to, if possible,
suggest new remedies.
In Washington this year the grain
yield per acre will be almost if not •juitt
equal to that of 1890 and the acreage
sufficiently increased to make the aggre
gate much greater, and the demand for
h irvesting machinery has been at least
-0 per cent, greater this year than ever
It is Stated at Santa Fe, N. M., that
the number of applicants for the posi
tion of teacher in that Territory falls far
short of the law's requirements, and it
is estimated that I>oo outside teachers
could find positions by addressing the
Superintendent of Education at Santa
Kxplorers have found a mighty mass
of moving ice in a deep canyon on (!ray
back Mountain, Southern California.
The formation is about twenty-live feet
thick and sixty feet wide. Immense
rocks have lieen pushed from their beds
by the moving of the great ice and lie
upon top of it. Sun does not reach the
ice more than one hour a day.
The Yunia Sentinel says: There is no
doubt but that the famous talked-of
" Lost Pegleg" gold mine can now be
found. There will Ik> water for some
time to come, and feed for animals will
line the banks of the present lakes and
streams in the Salton Desert, and parties
will thoroughly prospect that section ly
ing between Indian wells and Indio.
Mrs. George Roberts, a Spiritualist of
San Jose, has converted the parlors of
her residence into what she terms " the
temple of purity and truth." The fur
niture and every article of the temple
are pure white, and no one will be al
lowed to enter unless clad in robes of the
same color. The temple is for angels to
come and hold communion with man.
The difficulty between the Atchison
road and its switchmen at Albuquerque,
N M has not been remedied, and the
strike'eontinues. The company asserts
that the demands by the sw itchmen
that they be allowed twelve hours pay
forte n hours'work, or that another crew
be put on-are unjust, and lias refused
to counsel a settlement. Kew men will
fill the positions.
Full returns of the election in I tab
show hat the Liberals have twelve men.
600 to 3,000.
THE NATIONAL CAPITAL.
I Naval I.ieuienaiil in I ound to Be Color
Blind, .m.l is Retired.
The proceedings of the court-martial ,
ippointed to try Colonel Compton of the
Fourth Cavalry at Walla Walla have
been received at the War Department,
md will l>e forwarded to the President
[is soon as they have been reviewed by
the Judge Advocate General.
Lieutenant .1. Meigs of the navy, who
was recently found to be color blind by
the navy promotion bureau and ordered
before the retiring board on this account,
was found to have this defect by the re
tiring; board. His case was sent to the
President with the recommendation that
he be retired. The President has Ordered
him placed on the retired list.
A statement prepared at the Treasury
Department shows that the total circula
tion August 1 was $1,500,033,812, being a
net decrease since .Inly 1 of $-14,74:!. The
principal changes in circulation were a
decrease of $5,124,010 in trohl certificates
$3,220,913 in treasury notes and $5,900,
--000 in currency certificates. The circu
lation of gold coin decreased *44:'>,7 <.t4.
The amount of money and bullion in
the treasury Angust 1 was $685,275,424,
a net increase of $!t(X),7l"> since July 1.
It has been decided to amend the ad
vertisements calling for bids for Pacific
Coast service ho as to make San Diego a
port of call going and returning on the
route from San Francisco to Panama.
touching besides at Ma/.atlan, San Bias
ami other points. Steamers of the San
Francisco and Valparaiso line will also
stop at San Diego, touching besides at
Panama, I'.uena Ventura, Guyaquilla,
Callao and [quique. Revised copies of
the advertisement are now being sent
out from the Postollice Department.
Acting Secretary Chandler has ren
dered a decision in the case of Harnish
against Wallace on appeal from the find
ing of the local land office at Sacamento,
which will materially change the prac- I
tice of the department as to agricultural
entries which are subsequently found to
be mineral in character. The acting
Secretary holds that "in order V) defeat
an agricultural entry on the ground of
the mineral character of the land it must
be shown that mineral was known to
exist at the time of the entry. Hereto
fore the practice lias been to cancel agri
cultural entries where mineral was dis- ]
covered at anytime prior to the issuance
of a patent.
The Whole Southern Part of China Said
to lie in Tiirnioi 1.
Mosquitoes have appeared in Paris.
Cholera is still spreading in Abyssinia.
Geneva is celebrating the 600 th anni
versary of I he Swiss confederation. .
Memorials are pouring into the French
Senate against the proposed tariff on
Parnell warns Dillon and O'Brien that
they are following a dangerous course in
trusting ( i lads tone.
The French Minister at Washington
has been appointed Minister to Spain, to
take the place of M. Cambon.
The Commander-in-chief bus issued
orders for the closing of all Orange
lodges existing in the British army.
Rumors of battles and absence of any
information from Emm Pasha have
caused alarm and axietyfor his safety.
Dr. Kinder, the famous Berlin special
ist on rheumatism, has gone to Stam
boul to relieve tiie Sultan of his ai 1 incuts. |
It is now asserted that the British gen
eral election will take place in Novem
ber, ls'.i_\ about the time of our Presi
Tlie new war ship* now being built in j
France for the Chilian government will
lie BUpplied with electric blowers for
purposes of ventilation.
The whole southern portion of China
is in turmoil, and armed bands of plun
derers make business almost impossible.
Foreign residents are apprehensive of
an attack on them.
There is a rumor in Europe that the
Czar has already approved and the Min
isters have signed the draft of the treaty
brought to lliisHia by Admiral Gervaieof
the Fieueii squadron.
Tile Kmsian government has deter
mined to build a second Russian chinch
in Paris. An imperial grant of $lttt),OOU
has been made, and the work will lie
commenced at the end of this year.
The Hamburg papers declare that the
German steamer lines have nothing to
fear from the projected American lines,
which are considered altogether too cost
ly to become dangerous competitors.
The Arbiter Zeilung, the Berlin Social
ist organ, contains an article advocating
i resort to perjury by Socialists in polit
ical trials and declaring that such a
course is praiseworthy when it tends to
serve t he interests of the people.
For presents to distribute in England
Emperor William carried a large iron
safe tilled with snuff Ikincs, cigarette
cases, pins and tings; but, large as his
stock was. hi- had to buy several thou
sand pounds' worth in addition in Lon
A dispatch from Rome says that France
and the Vatican have entered into an
agreement by which France undertakes
to help the Vatican in its financial em
barrassment, and the Vatican binds it
self to support the Republic at home
The British Consul at Foo Chow tele
graphs to the British foreign office that
there is no truth in the report that riots
are imminent there. He says that Euro
peans in Foo Chow are adequately pro
tected by the Chinese officials and for
The fresh decision of the Kussian gov
ernment concerning its policy toward the
.lews debars the children of Hebrews
not having the right of sojourn in Rus
sia, or residents of any Russian district
without a permit, from admission to the
middle or higher schools.
M. Ribot informed the Secretary of
the Chinese legation at Paris that, if the
measures adopted by the Chinese govern
ment for the protection of foreign mis
sionaries had no better effect in the fu
ture than in the past, the European
powers would arrange for a joint inter
vention to protect tlie lives and property
of their citizens in China.
According to the "Annual of the
French Army for 1891" the standing
army will contain next years7o,6o3men,
and will show an increase over this year
of \Vl\ officers, 7.41S men and 1,018
horses. The annual g; ves the total nam
ber of officers, doctors and other officials
of officers' rank :>s 75,000. The esti
mated expenditure for the army next
year is* KM ,000,000.
The report of the head of the Royal
Hospital for Consumptives at Ventnor,
Isle of Wight, says of Koch's remedy :
" I firmly believe that Koch's discovery
will soon emerge from the temporary
disfavor into which from a singularly un
fortunate train of circumstances it has
fallen; that it has therapeutic properties
as valuable as they are unique, and that
it only requires to l>e employed with due
emotion under certain easily ascertained
conditions to receive the recognition it
deserves as an invaluable and essential
part of the treatment of pulmonary tu
EASTERN ITEMS. "
Louisiana Has Only 110 ,
INDIANS ARE CONVERTED. ]
A Cleveland Nationalist Club Makes a
Peculiar Demand on Behalf '
of the Indigent, •
Brooklyn Italians want an Italian in '
the Board of Education.
New York brewers are fined $5 for '
drinking non-union beer. !
The United States census reports only
110 paapera in Louisiana.
Boston unions will test their right to .
hold meetings in the park.
Over |150,000 have been raised for the ■
Grant monument in New York. i
New York poatoflice employes have
heen ordered to seize all German lottery >
tickets. ' .
Two hundred vessels have already b 'en '
engaged to transport grain from Atlantic
ports to Europe.
A census bulletin gives the namber of
inmates in almshouses in New York at a '
little over 10,000.
It is estimated that Philadelphia is de
populated over one-half on Sundays
during the bummer. i
Daring the last fiscal year 535j49f] im- :
migrants arrived at our ports, an increase
i of 104,277 over the preceding year. ;
The Illinois Central has placed orders
for twenty-two locomotives in anticipa
tion of increased World's Fair traffic.
The Supreme Court of Minnesota has
decided that the Salvation Army has a ;
right to make all the noise it wants to.
Laboring men throughout Tennessee
will join with the miners in an effort to
| secure the repeal of the convict lease
Under a new law in Georgia when a
doctor is convicted of drunkenness he
can no longer practice medicine in that
The great Minnesota trust, formed in
IS7!> to boom that State, has dissolved
after selling 350,000 acres of land
and colonizing i.5 1,000 people.
Mrs. President Harrison insisted that
the new carpets, tapestries and refittings I
of the White House should be the work i
of American manufacturers.
Reports from all the grain country
show that there wiil shortly be the most
unprecedented demand for cars that has,
been experienced for a long time.
The Chicago and Grand Trunk rail
way of Canada has lifted the boycott
against the Chicago and Alton road.
This is believed by some to be the begin
ning of the end.
A bill has passed the Legislature in
Georgia prohibiting the sale of spiritous
or malt liqu >rs within a radius of three
miles from any church or school outside
of an incorporated city.
The Continental Loan Company of
Newburyport, Mas^., .haijjissigned. The
cipital stock of thJ comp my is given at
$1,000,000. Oiliees': were located at I'.os
ton, New York and Denver.
A New York steamship Agent saysthat
so far 7,000 people sailed for I-'.rope
every week since May 1. The totaLtw^ ■'
bt!V would reach 10.i.000, and :?J,Ootsr. j,'"-,
will go before the season cii':
The Spanish reci procity- 1 reat y and the ■
i diplomatic correspondence pertaining |
thereto have been made public, the
President issuing a proclamation an-
Donncing the full text of the treaty.
The Franklin Club, a Nationalist eon
! cern at Cleveland, demands that the city
shall assume control of all vacant lands
within its limits and cultivate cabbages
and potatoes to be given to the poor.
Oklahoma Territory has not proved to
lie a land flowing with milk and honey.
The wheat crop was a failure, and the
people are hard up for cash. The corn
; crop is looking well, and may help them
Archbishop Ireland, who visited Com
missioner Morgan of Indian Affairs, re
ceive.) ample and positive assurance of
his disposition and intention to treat the
Catholic Indian schools with equity and
The Secretary of the Treasury declines |
to make a ruling on the importation of
skilled workmen for tin plate mills, and
I refers a St. Louis querist to the fifth sec
tion of the alien contract lab >r law as a
rule of guidance.
Assistant Secretary Nettleton has an-
I thorized the Col w;tor of Customs at As
toria, Or., to admit free of duty into
Grays Harbor the steel rails, recovered
from the British ship Abercorn, which
stranded January, ISSB.
About $13,00 >,000 of tlie P.. per cent.
Iwnda have been presented to the Treas
ury Department for continuance at 2 |rer
cent., and about $8,000,000 have already
been examined and the proper measures
taken to issue the new bonds.
Secretary Tracy has finally decided to
award the contract for building cruiser
No. 13 to Cramp & Sons of Philadelphia.
although the Bath Iron Works of M me
were the lowest bidders. The Bath com
pany could not complete the contract in
The first account of Lawyer William
M. Smith, assignee of the Bank of Amer
ica of Philadelphia, has been filed, and
possesses the unique feature of showing
a yield of 10 per cent, to the depositors
: of a concern which was believed to be a
The long-talkod-of project of enlarg
ing the Erie Canal to a basis of twenty
foot navigation, at a coat of probably
$1 "-,0,000,000, is again receiving much at
| tention from lake men, and will proba
j bly be brought before Congress at the
The relative cost of nickel steel plates
as compared with pure steel will he
studied by the Naval Department, and
if satisfactory terms can be made, the
former armor will be adopted in thecon-
I etruction of the armored cruiser New
York and cruiser No. 2.
Frank Porter, a half-breed, and Mrs.
j IK'inpsey of Stillwater, Minn., for the
; past three months have been working
among theChippawa Indians on the res
■ ervation at Vermillion Lake, and have
! converted nearly all to Christianity. A
few days ago the Indians gathered all of
j their idols in a big pile and burned them.
District United States Judge Ham
mond at Memphis, Term., has handed
; down his decision in the now famous
i case of R. M. King, the Seventh-Day
I Adventist, who was convicted years ago
I of Sabbath-breaking by plowing on Sun
day. The Judge rules that, if a man
has set Sunday apart in due form by his
| law for rest, it must be obeyed as man's
law, if not as God's law. He added the
conviction was under a Tennessee law,
and it was not the province of the Fed- |
! eral Court to review the case.
- ri^.ot)NAL MENTION.
Some An.-iini Spanish Cannon" to Be
Exhibited at the World* I'alr.
The> *~~~~ banker in the world is a •
lady—*T-(-tr,'h Powers, aged 99, senior
partner^ Ger. Powers & Sons, Lauaen
berg. i - *
JohiVj- 'an 's the only remaining
United Senator who sat in that
body during Hannibal Hamlin's term in
its chair. l
Since he was ejected from the Jersey
Lily's heart Frederick Gebhard is said
to have ejected her cattle from his Cali
Mrs. Amelie Rives Chanler does not
figure in j he will of her late uncle, Fran
cis R. Rives, who left an estate valued
at $3,000,< 00.
Empress Frederick is fascinated by the
genius of H. Rider Haggard, and by way
of returning the compliment he has ded
icated hU last book to her.
Daniel Bandmann, an actor well known
in Europe and America, is a familiar i.
figure on the streets of Sacramento, sell
ing milk from his locally famous Hoi- | |
M. Chiretie, the Director of the The- (
atre Francaise, I'aris, has invited Mrs.
McKee and Mrs. Russell Harrison to
visit interesting parts of the playhouse i
not open to the general public.
Gladstones best portrait is the one '
which Sir Everett Millais painted thirty
years ago. It is now owned by Sir «
Charles Tennant, who bought it of the
Duke of Westminster for $15,000.
Since his return to Italy Signor Sal
vini lias turned his attention to play <
writing, and one of his productions will j
be given in this country next season by
his gifted son, Alexander Salvini.
The accident which befell Henry M. ,
Stanley iri!3witzerland was not as serious
as reported. It was his left ankle joint .
that was fractured. The pain has ceased,
and the patient is progressing favorably.
Princess Helene of Montenegro, who ,
may some day be the Czarina, for she is
reported to be the allotted bride of the
heir apparent to the Russian throne, is
said to be the prettiest royal girl in East- ,
The discussion between Huxley and
Gladstone over the miracle of the herd
of swine is enlivened by the grand old
man's very l>est controversial efforts.
There is nothing that Gladstone won't
discuss save himself. :
Secretary Foster says the story that '
there is any misunderstanding between
Assistant Secretary Nettleton and Com
missioner Owen or himself is absolutely
untrue. There is talk of Mr. Nettleton !
resigning for business reasons.
Rev. Phillips Brooks is said to be the '
fastest speaker in the world. Verbatim '
reporters, who timed him, found that he ■
speaks on an average 21 words a min
ute. Stammering in his youth is ac
countable for his remarkable haste in
The Prince of Ronmania is anxious to
get married,- and wants a royal wife. He
has no heart to give, for that already be
longs to Mile. Vacaresco. The Duke of
Edinburgh wiil not consent that his
daughter Marie, aged 10, should wed
General Aycardi, Governor of Panama,
has given permission to the World's Co
lumbian Exposition to remove from the
old fortress at Puerto Bello on the Isth
mus of l'anama some old Spanish can
non, which date back very nearly to the
time of Columbus.
Prof. Koch has not resigned his official
positions on account of the failure of tu
berculine or Kochism, but he ause he is
on the point (^accepting a new office —
that of Direc u\_of the Institute of In
vV****"'*^*'^ <n''- iiich I,as bei n orf.in
hij.rli .. .ctuui^l —ts" govCTnmentAJi<3 I ' f
James T. Plowman of Baltimore has
sent a collection of religious poems to
ernor Fifer of Illinois, and aks that
1,000,000 copies be printed and circu
lated free at the World's Fair. He asks
that the Fair be kept, open on Sundays,
wii'c'i shall be devoted to the Singing of
When 'r. Talmage appeared in In
dianapolis the other day iie was not rec
ognized, though he is well known there.
The absence of his famous '"mutton-
I chop*' side whipkers disguised him ef
fectually, find it took some time for the
pjople about the hotel to discover that
the tall man with the clean-shaven,
ruddy face was Brooklyn's divine.
Miss Pho-be Cou/.ins wishes it under
stood by the free millions of Americans
who have been moved by her woes that
she is in St. l^ouis for rest anil recrea
tion ; that she has not given up the light,
and that wheH she speaks again the
i World's Fair management will think
that a Kan-as cyclone has blown over
from the wide and windy expanses of
Dr. Harry Crookshank, Director-Gen
eral of Egyptian prisons, will marry Miss
Emma Walraven Comfort, the only
child of Major Samuel Comfort of the
Standard <>i| Company. Crookshank
brings with him a marvelous necklace as
a wedding present from the Khedive,
composed of amethysts, cornelian and
other stones taken from the tomb of an
Egyptian Princess and made into the
imitation of a necklace worn by Queen
Aab Horep, 1700 B.C.
CRIME AND CRIMINALS.
An Epitome of tlie II«-l>«lniii:til:tl Doinga
*tf Ili Kxceeilinxly Wickwl.
The Collector for the Prussian State
military iv the government of Marien
werder has absconded with several hun
dred thousand marks belonging to the
Henry E. Barlow, a Chicago letter car
rier and a G. A. R. man, has confessed
to system at'sally stealing money from
letter? on his route. He has a wife and
The timely arrival of the police pre
vented the lynching of fourteen year-old
George Rippetein at .New York city. He
had been tormenting Poles by pulling
C. W. Breedlove and Charles N. Wil
son, indicted for the murder of Sailor
Brown of the Charleston, have pleaded
not guilty. They have given bonds, and
will apply for a change of venue.
The amount taken by Svlverter Young,
defaulting cashier of the Newport News
and Mississippi Valley railroad, is esti
mated by his bondsmen to be $125,000.
A reward of $1,010 is offered for his ar
In the trial of Mrs. Gilmer at Abing
ton, Va.,forthekiliingof her paramour's
wife and plotting the death of her h'is
band, the prisoner told in detail how the
work was done, and during the exami
nation burst into tears several times.
Isaac Sawtelle, who was convicted of
enticing his brother into New Hamp
shire, by representing that his little
daughter was ill and intercepting and
murdering him on the way to inherit his
property must hung, the Supreme Court
refusing a new trial.
Henry Guenther, a prosperous gar
dener of Dayton, O , is uii'er arrest, i
charged with murdering his third wife.
A chemical analysis of her stomach i
shows strong traces of arsenic. Guen- ;
ther married the woman to avoid pay- :
ment of $5,000, which a jury had award- :
ed her for seduction.
The Recall of Baron Fava ,
Reg-retted by Italy. ;
PRINTERS SENT TO SIBERIA. '
France Will Return Russian Flags j
Captured by the French in
the Crimean War. '.
Vesuvius is again in eruption.
Russia talks of running the drag ,
The reports from the Iceland fishing
fleet are favorable. |
About GOO destitute Jews are arriving i
at Hamburg daily.
The Italian government is said to re- |
gret having recalled Bar^n Fava i
The Sultan of Turkey is suffering seri
ously with an abscess in the thigh. |
The German government is reconsid- 1
ering the reduction of duties on grain.
Forty-five compositors were Bent to .
Siberia for working on a Nihilist paper, i
Patti says she will not accept less tlian
$5,000 for each performance she appears <
Forgeries on the Deutsche bank at
Berlin to a large amount have been dis- ■
Sarah Bernhardt has again changed
the color of her hair. She is now a pro
nounced brunette. t
The Turkish authorities are throwing :
every possible difficulty in the way of
Hebrew immigration to Palestine. ,
The worsted spinners of Germany I
have combined in view of the dulln as of
the market to reduce their output.
The final budget of the German Em
pire for the years 1890-1 shows a surplus
of 15,148,2>)] marks over the estimates. <
French drummers are to be excluded
from Alsace-Lorraine, and the French '
speak of shutting German drummers out
Advices from Allahabad say that 500
Russi in explorers are at work extending
Russian influence among the inhabitants
of the Pamir plateau. ;
The Queen of England and the Queen
of Italy have exchanged telegrams of
congratulation on the visit of the Prince
of Naples to England. ;
Uritish army authorities are seriously
alarmed by the information that Social
istic literature is being widely distrib
uted among the enlisted men.
It is announced that the Pope is
Strongly in favor of the present form of
government in France, and thu he op
poses all schemes tending to monarch
The Paris Municipal Council has voted
in favor of the construction of under
ground railways in preference to elevated
or viaduct structures as a means of rapid
transit in that. city.
The Munich court photographer, Reit
mar, famous for his likenesses of ac
tresses, has heen drowned in om- of the
Bavarian lake-, together with two fisher
men who were wit li him.
Until recently the phylloxera has
s|iared:tfie Champagne cotintrv. but at
lait.it liHs appeared, and the 27,ti0 I land
pnojirietors in that district are now- in a
,syu^Lieat« for luiitnal pro ei-tion., j
>Tire f ,We«levan ■■•rcn-.-i- held -t I/m
--don f alluding to tlie Dilkp case, has
:idbpt«d! resolutions protesting against
th«x introduction into puhlic life of men I
convicted of flagrant immorality.
The Holy See has jus) appointed an
extraordinary commission of Cardinals
to reorganize Catholic missions. The in
• |iiirv of this commission will, it is said,
extend over the whole apostolic WOrid.
A prize of $4,000 has heen offered by
the government of the Dutch East In
dies for the lie^t and most economical
methocl of packing salt in sma ! Itoxes so
as to kei-p ir, dry lor at least two years.
There will be held in Genoa in 1892 an
Italian-American exposition, to which
the King of Italy has consented to
his patronage, and for which he allows
the use of his name as honorary ['resi
The F.nglish Parliament v* about to
pass a hill authorizing any one Magis
trate to order a youth under KJ years of
age to he whipped by a policeman if he
stole an apple from a tree or played at
pitch and loss.
OlHcial inquiry in England has re
sulted in a disclosure of systematic
frauds on the part of Jewish emigrants
from Russia to enable the Jews to evade
the payment of the £10 levied on each
permit to land.
The great French engineer is not long
for this world. M. de Leaeeps is a vt^ry
sick and feeble old man. and his pl.ysi
eians are doubtful if he has Ihe vitality
needed to enable him to pull through.
lie is 87 years old.
It is reported that France as a mark of
friendship for Russia will largely reduce
the tarill' on Russian products and will
impose a prohibitory duty on Indian
corn in order to encourage the importa
tion of Russian corn.
The Theosophical constitution as re
vised amalgamates the American, Eng
lish and European sections. LadyCaith- ■
ness, in virtue of her millions as well a3
her enthusiasm succeeds Mme. Blavat- <
sky as lli_'b Priestess.
President Carnot has intimated that
France will return tho Bags captured by
French troops during the Crimean war
from the Russian church at Eupatoria
which have since heen deposited in the
church of Notre Dame in Paris.
The German ship builders, whose wel
fare is a great object of solicitude to their
government, are pointing with pride to
the fact that their latest creation, the '
Fnerst Bismarck, burns 2KO tons of coal
daily, against 335 tons for the City of
Paris, and yet steams faster than the fa
mous flier does. I
Dr. Thaimn of Dusseldorf has issued '
a report to the effect that he has man
aged i y the Koch system to bring aliout '
a complete card in 40 per cent, of the '
cases of tuberculosis which he has
(rented, and satisfactory results occurred '
in 45 per cent, of the other cases treated ]
by the same system.
Some of the small shopkeepers of Paris '
have appealed to the Pope for protection i
from the big concerns that are driving
them out of the trade. They ask his •
Holiness to formulate some plan for ap- '
plying the law of justice and charity to '
the freedom of trad" and competition so !
that the little dealers can live in the !
presence of the great.
President Hyppolite of Ilayti has au- I
thonzed the publication of" the eorre- 1
spondence between llavti and Secretary <
Blame, Minister Doagbwa and Admiral (
Gherardi upon the subject of the Mole I t
St. Nicholas. This correspondence is i
now in press in New York, and is to be t
issued in pamphlet form and distributed t
broadcast iv this country and in Europe, I
The Canndiau Pmilic A Intiidoim 11-» Vnii
ilerbilt Alliance to Hew York.
The American Consul is sick with yel
low fever at Vera Cruz.
The yellow fever at Vera Cruz is ex
tending to the ships in the harbor.
The wheat crop of the Dominion of
Canada is estimated at .V>,100,000 bush
M. E'ffel will make a proposition to
the World's Fair directory to build a
The Western Union pays $25.00 rental
for its Tenth and Chestnut streets build
ing in Philadelphia.
The Missouri river is cuttintr the banks ]
near Kansas City and endangering the I
.Missouri Pacific tracks.
The periodical report of a threatened
uprising in Mexico against the Diaz gov
ernment is again in circulation.
The city of Vera Cruz, .Mexico, has
negotiated a loan of 1,0(M,000 redeem
able in forty years at (i per cent.
All the New York papers th-it pub
lished an account of the recent execution
by electricity are to be indicted
There is talk of a convention of all the
historical s..ci-tie- to decide where the
remains of Columbus are interred.
Constant raiii3 have caused a reap
pearance of the cotton worm in Ala
bama, and the entire crop is in danger.
According to Sheriffs' reports to the
Adjutant-lieneral no fewer than SMUI
murderers are roaming at large in Texas.
All the records of the City Treasurer's
office at Philadelphia are missing, and
another official sensation is o:i the tapis.
An official in the Treasury Department
says the banks in California are in a bet
ter condition than those in other States.
The window-glass manufacturers in
Pennsylvania and their employers can
not agree on wages and a strike is prob
A German syndicate is trying to pnr
chase large tracts of coffee and rubber
producing lands in the State of Chiapas,
The Ford City Plate-Glass Works at
Pittsburg, which are the largest in the
United State?, will return to the use of
coal as fuel.
The Sioux Indian Commission has se
cured the consent of the Ogallas for the
withdrawal of 800 Cheveimes from Pine j
The dispute over the will of Samuel .1.
Tilden, it is said, has been amicably set
tled. Fifty per cenr. is to go to the city
and 50 per cent, to the heirs.
Postmaster-General Wanamaker ■is
trying to arrange for a fast fortnightly
mail service between San Francisco and
Australia by way of New Zealand.
Never before at the West Point Mili- i
tary Academy has as much building been
going on as this year. Twenty-eight
buildings, including a gymnasium, are
The St. Louis Glulie-Democrat, which
haa made a thorough canvass of the cot- j
ton outlook in eight States, announces
that the present indications point to the ;
largest yield on record.
The Canadian Pacific his apparently
abandoned its Vanderhilt alliance to
New Yorri. It is now sending the most
of its traffic vi.i the Ontario and West
ern, its old connection.
.lay Gould and o'her New York capi
talists, who say they have $25,000,000 to
put into such a scheme, it is stated, will
build an elevated railroad in Chicago,
connecting the west mid south t-id'S.
A protest ha been made by delepati s
of the Musical Protective Union at New
York against the admission to t his coun
try of a ballet troupe now about leavinu
Kurope uftd r the nianagetn'ent of Wal
The Dominion government has re
lea-ed seven American tishins; vessels
captured hythe Dream within the three
mile limit. There was a heavy fog at
the time, and the law, it is believed, was
The New York Press gives currency to
the report that Secretary Noble has
placed his resignation in the President's
hand . but has consented to remain in
oliice until Minister Lintoln retires,
when he will go to the court of St. James.
The railroads are anxious to know
how it is the Pullman Company makes
so much money and they get so little
commission. A bill in equity has been
tiled in Chicago against the company by
the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul.
The State of .lalisco, Mexico, has been
in great financial difficulties since the
accession of General Galvin to the Gov
ernorship. He is said to be closing the
schools and favoring all kinds of gam
bling. The State is also overrun by bri
The St. Paul office of the (ireat North
ern has been gathering statistics of grain
grown alo' g the line. Reports from ,'!(i|
points show that before January 1 the
road will have to convey 45.000,000 bush
els of wheat. The great Red river crop
Miss Marguerite Hainm of liar Har
bor, who sent the famous dispatch to a
Mew Yoik journal declaring Mr. Blame
to be in the hist Btages of disease, lias
instituted a suit for $50,000 asrainst the
Boston Herald, who called her an adven
turess, a prevaricator and consorter with
Acting Secretary Chandler lias re
versed the action of the Commissioner
of the general land olli<-e in the ease of
the United States against the Pu>'et
bound Mill Company of Seattle, and di
rects that a intent issue under section 7
of the act of March 3, 18"1. Th s action
practically decides forty-four similar
cases in the same district.
T.-.l l'rit.li:,r.l to Fll,t Fitnl..,.
sons if Inducements are Ofl'ered.
Ted Pritchard lias announced that he
will come to America to fight Fitzsim
mons before the club .hat will allow him
expenses and put up the largest purse
The Billy Murphy-Giiflb fight, which
was to have occurred in Sydney July 6
was postponed a week to await the ai
"v■ vof ilvan ' who was expected there
By steamer Alameda it is learned that
Joe ( hoynaki o San Francisco defeated
Owen Sulhvan in a round and a Kin
Melbourne July 22. Choynski had agree
to knock Sulhvan out in fight round'
for a purse of $5:)0. uunus
The steamer Alameda from Australia
brings news of another escapade . t v. ,^
L. Sullivan. One day while Uw steam"
was l,etween Honolulu and Sa ,o a S, |7
vanmoseat II a. m. and commencedlt",
imb.be recly By sup per timi ho hil
'Imposed of thirty-ei.jht bottles ofporter
and was uproariously drunk rl •
I.avwan.sJr,leredth^bar tlsh,uT w ;; 1
While the e.ghty or more p aßße ,°'*'!;
«ere at supper Sullivan madVhta^™
pearance, and strongly protested toVa"
tain I lay wards a.ainst l^inj le Hved
in a heap. He was seized, bound tik7.n
to his stateroom and locked up. lit ,>
ta-ned no liuor during P the pa *
Column of Very Useful
HINTS TO HOUSEKEEPERS.
People Who Are Subject to Giddiness
or Faintness Should Not
In choosing meat select that of ■ fine,
smooth grain and of a bright-red color
and while f ; 11 .
If |>ork is voun<_'. the lean will break
on being pitched; the fat will be while,
Bofl and palpy.
Delicate-colored silk should never be
laid away in white paper, an the chloride
of lime used in bleaching the paper often
drawi out the color.
People who are snbiect to attacks of
giddiness or faintners, and those who
suffer from palpitation and other senm
of discomfort at the heart, should not
I.its of sorip which are too Small to lx>
used should he carefully liid aside for
laundry days when they can he melted
up to add to the wash h lilt r instead of
scraping np a new bar of soap.
Butter in small quantities may lie
i made by stirring the cr»*« m in a bowl ;
and this is done every day by some (rood
housekeepers, who i>re'er butl«-r made of
sweet cream and are williiits to perform
this extra lal>or that they may have il
When decanters and cirafes lwvome • o
discolored inside that shot "r fine enn\i
will not cleanse them, till the bottle with
linelv ehopp. d potato skins, cork ti-rhtly
and let the bottle stand for thre* days,
when the skins will ferment. Turn out
and rinse. The bottle will be as bright
and clenn as when new.
When yon feel the pricking pain on
the eyelid that announces the coming of
a sty, use as an application very strong
black tea. or simply the tea leaves moist
ened with a little water, put in a small
bag of muslin and laid over the eyelid.
Moisten again hs it dries. This, if used
before the sty gets well nnder way, will
generally drive it away.
Opening the window in front of a stove
will stop a smokingchimiipy. The smok
ing is sometimes caused by an insntii
cient supply of air. Oftentimes simply
fanning the tire vigorously will stop the
smoking. Nothing is more annoying
than a smoking chimney. Two openings
! in the same Hue will cause thi« trouble;
i therefore, it ia necessary to make sep
arate tines for every tire. A tree above
; the chimney may stop the draft ; this
can be remedied only by cutting down
Dueon of I nderfeedlnr.
Underfeeding ruins more livestock in
the West than overfeeding. Grave as
; is the objection to pampered breeding
animals, yet where there is one K'ast
ruined by an exce-sof heating there
are a dozen well-bred ones suffered to
lap-e into a state of hopeless degeneracy
i'va failnre in the case of young stock to
keep them growing or by neglecting to
provide a sutlii ient ration to support
breeding animals against the taxes of
nature. Feed the younsters generously
on proper food stutts, and when tfierare
matured, if of the right fetamp.jthey will
not rrqnire extra care. Prof, ftanborn
argues that there is even more in feed
than in breed, and the facts are n.it all
against him. Whatever is worth keep
ing at all in the way of farm stock is
worth keeping well.
Treatment of ISntter.
Achurner in Rural Lije hold* tha<
granulated butter can be washed and
cooled to a better advantage if the water
is allowed to percolate through tb« mass,
of butter while the churn i- at rest. To
revolve it, he holds, lias the tendency to
mass the grannies ere the chilling effect
of the water has taken away some of the
adhesive naureof the globules.
We think he is sound up to a certain
point; that is, practice his method until
he is sure the whole mass is cold enough
to keep it in granules—then they can he
washed thoroughly without adhering to
each other. After so much is secured
the right temperature to pack can beo'>
tained by usin<r water warm enough to
raise the mass in a few minutes toalxnit
.r><; in snmmer ami li) in winter.
Work for Ruin; IV. >s.
It is so often necessary to work over
hours in pleasant, weather thai when a
rainy day come- in summer the farmer
may prolitablv devote it partly to intel
lectual iu.provement. lie can at least
then take time toestimafeoirefnlly what
needs to he done and plan as to the liest
way of doing it. This will require study
and prove the. best possible intellectual
exercise. It at least requires as much
exeeu ive ability to keep everything mi
a large farm in order and" working
smoothly as it do s to manage a manu
facturing or commercial business.
Compelling Stock to Bal r<...«1.
Animals can possibly he wintered or
Kept at other seasons on food that con
tains barely enough nutrition to sustain
life Bat whenever this is the fact no
profit ne. d be expected from stock thus
fed. All the advantage to the farmer
from feeding stock comes from feeding
more than is needed for barely retaining
the same condition. There must 1,,, in
crease either of Hesh. milk or wo.,i l,e
fore there can be any profit, and this re
quires generally good feeding.
Cuttiiijr Ti,,,,,t1.y T..., Karly.
matllei' timothy is in bloom its lien
makes the hay dusty when cut. It is
best possibly to cut when the stock bursts
into head l>efor« blossoming; but, if the
grass cann well be cut then, defer the
cutting until the blossom falls. The hay
w .11 then be at least not injurious, anil
its deficiende* can be made up with lib
eral rations of oats or other grain.
Tettlas the Cow*.
fhe Farm Journal says a New York
werv his herd in one. year by truing
ole/nnA a," l 1 *&*»* «'f the ,>oor
herd 11'", wll»K»iittl.. better his new
nSJdain'goVper 11 fUII W
p^^f P^dkJ you see the
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sojrrl^'"ll' but the crowd *"
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ablest S^~^^^krat is en
riverorVrf "'HlOr Ule i<:e of a '«««
by resnirfr, f<>r U distance
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