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TUESDAY ::::::: AUGUST 18, 1885 Little Shaver» from Here ami There nnii Elsewhere. Baltimore's new marble City Mall cost 83,000,000. The present area of Boston ia 10, 170 acres. The Chicago Custom House and Postoffice, cost $3,500,000. The Boston Postoffice, begun in 1871, costover $2,000,000. The area of the city of Chicago is thirty-five square miles. The first ship built in Boston was the Trial, completed in 1044. The site of the city of Boston was sold in 1635 by John Blackstone for £30. It cost $5,356,609 to run the city government of Chicago in 1884, against $4,404,000 in 1883. A new system of sewerage for Bal timore, to cost $5,000,00 is under fa vorable consideration. Since 1873 a new State House has been erected at Hartford, at an ex pense of $2,500,000. The water frontage of Boston is about 20,000 feet, and ships are ac commodated at 104 wharves. The area of Paris within the forti fications, pretty well covered with buildings, is 28 square miles. The area of closely built stores and residences of London, including the most populous suburbs, is 120 square miles. Including the interest on the pub lic debt it requires about $4,000,000 a year to pay the municipal expenses ol Baltimore. During twenty years the population of New York city increased 50 per cent, while the expense of govern ment increased 400 per cent. The new City Hall of Boston cost over $500,000. Providence wanted something better, and erected a mag nifioent building for $750,000. Manhattan Island, the site of the city of New York, was purchased from Indians in 1626 for $24. Now it is worth more than $2,000,003,000. Druid Park of Baltimore, contains 600 acres. It was purchased for the citv for about $800,000. The city also has twelve public squares. Yale College, founded in 1701, now has ninety instructors, between eleven and twelve hundred students ana property valued at over $5,000,000. The Rothschilds loaned Egypt $1, 250,000 until September. The Masons of Cleveland are erec ting a temple at a cost of $100,000. The baby blanket of Samuel Adams is on exhibition in a Bos ton store window. The crown iewls in the Cathedral at Moscow are said to be worth $12, 000 , 000 . They have twenty-eight base ball clubs and twenty brass bands in Salt Lake City. 1 u ici. an n manufactures more linen than any other country on the globe, and wears less. During the tobacco season Lynch burg (Va.) has sold 23,000,000 pounds of leaf tobacco. There is a shortage of 115,000,000 spruce logs in Maine this year. Jas. Caster, farmer, living at War saw, lnd., went to tho window to shut it down before going to bed to keep the draft out, and was killed by light* Wool is now tho cheapest known for two generAions. A lemon weighing four pounds ami thirteen ounces is one of Flori da's recent productions. At Salem, Mass., six men and two horses moved a brick factory chim ney, ninety feet high and six and a half feet in diameter, a distance of a hundred feet, and set it on a new foundation. The strike at East Saginaw, Mich., has thrown out of employment 20, 000 mon, and the mills alone lose about $100,000 a day. Business throughout the region is stagnant. An Ohio man recommended a person tor appointment to a judgeship who was wholly unfit for the position, believing the President would not make tho ap pointment, and subsecyi ntly, when the applicant was appointed, retracted his recommendation, and expressed surprise and sorrow that the President had ap poinled a mere bore, who had no qualifi cations for tho oliice. The President is said to be good natured, as large people generally are, but to is was more than two bundled and fitly pound.» of flesh could bear, and he penned with his own hand the following epistle to the "Ohio i an:'' Executive Mansion, __ ) Washington, O.O , Aug. 1, 1885. ) Dear -or : 1 have read your letter of the 24th ult. with amaze.i.cut and indig nation. There is but oiiu mitigation to ihe perfidy which your 1 tier discloses, and that is found in the fact that you con fess your share in it. I don't know wheth er you are a Democrat or not ; but if you are, the crime which you confess is more unpardonable. The idea that this admin istrai ion, pledged u> give to the people a better government and better officers, and engaged in a hand-to-hand tight wdiit the bad elements ol both parties, should be betrayed by those who ought to he wor thy of implicit trust, i.-> atrocious, and such treason to Ihe people and to the par ty ought to be punished by imprisonment. Your confession comes too late to be ot immediate Use to the public service, and I can only say that while this is not the first time I have been deceived by lying and treacherous representations, you are the first one who lias so frankly owned his grievous fault. If any comfort is to l-e extracted from this assurance, you are welcome to it. Yours truly, Ghoveii Cleveland. If that doesn't seule the "Ohio matt," nothing but death can. The Sun's El Paso special says: A terrible encounter between smugglers and Mexican Custom House ofiicers occurred Tuesday night, fifty miles from here, on the Rio Grande. For some time past a large band of smug glers has been working between here and Mexico. The goods smuggled are bought by Mexican merchants at El Paso, after which they are turned over to Mexican smugglers. Tues day night the baud, numbering about fifty, attempted to le ve the river with over $20,000 worth of merchan dise. d'lte Custom House officers got wind of the fact and were in wait for them. A fierce fight occurred, which two smugglers were killed, several wounded, and ten taken pris oners. One of the officers was shot. The Mexican Customs Collector has sent a large extra force up into the mountains, with tho expectation of breaking up the gang that makes the mountains their headquarters. The Department of State is in re ceipt of a cablegram from Lee, Sec retary of tho American Legation at Vienna, saying that the Austrian Government has positively declined to receive Keiley as United States Minister. The authorities of Austria gave no reason for their action, and merely say that they will not receive the official. Keiley is now in Pam where he has been for some weeks. Ho also has been informed of the de cision of the Austrian authorities. Lee has been designated to act as Charge d'Aflairs for tho present. The body of a petrified giant has been found by two farmers who wero sinking a well ten miles from Victo ria, B. C. Its appearance closely re sembles that of a human being. The head has the appearance of having been scalped. The material is as hard as flint, and the arms and legs are broken short off. The veins and ribs are plainly traced. A party has gone out for the legs, arms and hands, winch lie in a hole. The man, when alive, must have been about twelve feet high. July has been a fatal month for Presidents. John Adams and Thos Jefferson died July 4, 1826; Monroe, July 4, 1831; Taylor, July 9, 1850, while in office, and Grant, July 23, 1885, while Garfield received his death wound upon the 2d of tho same month 1881. LUNA HOUSE. IUHA c Has ilimits It .tenms, A FlftST-CLASS HOTEL, Corner Montgomery and Commercial Streets, IDAHO CITY, X, T. M. Gh Luney, P rop'r. ETAGE OFFICE ISÏ THE HOTEL. STAGES LEAVE DAILY FOR Boise City, Centerville, Placerville, Quartzburg and Banner.-«« He is prepared to furnish anything in the BAKERY X-jIJNJIE at ruinously low figures, agy-AT THE HOTEL.-®» Idaho Citt, January 1, 1884. ot IF YOU WANT ANY Cards, Flyers, Labels, Posters, Tickets, Blanks oi all kinds, Bill Heads, Letter Heads. Invitations, &c., Plain or in Coiors, Executed in the Finest Style, Call around to the WORLD OFFICE —Comer Main and Commercial Streets;— The World is the Official Paper of BOISE O'OTJINrTYr IDAHO CITV IDAHO. s» John II. Mykr, Placerville. Isidoh Smith, Idaho City. Wholesale and Retail Dealer» In GENERAL MERCHANDISE, Drugs,Medicines,& c. Idaho City and Placeville, Idaho. J. WING SING KEE. Corner of Hain and W allula Street» Idaho City, Idaho. Dealer In FINE LIQUORS, CANNED GOODS And a Full Line or groceries. Idaho City. Aug. 11, 1885. A. STRAU3 Is selling Brodbeck's Bottle Beer —AT— M Per Dozen Bottles. THREE BOTTLES FOR 50 CENTS Gents' clothing cleaned and mend ed and ladies' fancy work stamped by Mbs. J. W. Rkhl. J. Cavk. J. Hili. (ffi4 HILL. (Successors to II. Ruhl.) Dealer» in G roceries& Provisions CLOTHING, BOOTS & SHOES, HARDWARE, IRON AND STEEL, WAGON TIMBER. ETC. ETC. 8®"All Goods at Lowest Rates.-®» Main Street, Idaho City, Idaho. CAVE & HILL. For Sale at Horseshoe Bend MLW COMPRISING 135 acres , of lan( ]* "ell watered, good bouse and barn and other buildings, an orchard some an « fruit 40 acres under fence— ditcl >; considerable lpland good for winter grain Will sell cheap for cash. THOST ROWLAND. Horseshoe Bend Apiil to, 1885.—if. D. M C BRIDE'S Ranch For Sale. 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