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Br DODTKB A WALLKR. OREGON, MO. TIIK DKAI) MOON. 77k moon U tn a ttalt of iltcrfjttwlt a tlrtui vortd. Proctor't ledum. Cincinnati rjtiette. The moon It dead, defunct, played out; 80 says a Very learned doctor ; She looketh well, beyond a doubt; Perhaps she's In a trauco, dear Proctor. At any rate, the' moat entrancing For one of such decrepit age; And on her radiant beauties glancing Slic charms the eye of youth and sage. And to the. man upon her's perished 1 lie lived In doleful Isolation; Foor wretch 1 No wife his bosom cherished, No children squalled his consolation. Tet she's adored by all the gypsies, Whose lovers sigh beneath bcr beams, She aids the steps of staggctlng tlptlcs, And silvers o'er romantic streams. And once she caught Endymlon sleeping, And stooped to kiss him In n grove, Upon him very slyly creeping; IIo was her first and only love. But that's a very ancient story, And was a youthful Indiscretion, When she was In her primal glory Ere scandal schools had held a session. Scar darling moon I I dote upon her ; I watch her nightly In the sky; But oh! upon my word of honor, I'd rather sho were dead than I. DR. ANSLEIGH'S PERIL. It was n lover's quarrel, no doubt about that. Sky threatening a regular storm brewing ono could seo at glance. Sho stood, all flushed nnd excited, In tho curtained bay window, her fair faco clouded, hcrbluo eyes flashing, her breath coming quick and fast. He stood nt her side, stern and pnle, his hands clenched excitedly, his dark eyes full of mingled sorrow nnd passion "AWel" John Anslolgh's voico was low and intense with feeling. "It Is all your fault, remember," ho went on with nn effort at calmness. "I havo only requested you, kindly nnd gently and as your betrothed husband I surely have somo right to desist from theso foolisn flirtations. Why, Alllo you wore flirting Inst night with that Mr. Mayno, whom public opinion pro nounces a a I can't tell you, only that no Is not proper company, for you my dnrllngl" John's voico lost Its angry tone, and grow very gentlo nnd tender. "You know thnt this would not trouble mo so if you were not dear er 10 mo man my own 1110. say yo aro not angry with me, swecthcartP Dr. John Anslelgh bent his hnnd somo head, and his dnrk eyes gazed in to Alllo's bluo ones. But tho llttlo lndy was in a contrary mood, that morning. Sho felt like any thing but meek submission to tho will of her lover, oven though sho know that all that ho had said was truo, nnd prompted by his lovo nnd enro for her. Alllo Ray was an orphan, an hcirncss, too, just released from tho restrictions of boarding-school llfo. Sho hnd lost her parents in her Infancy, and hnd passed tho eighteen years of her llfo under tho caro of hirelings, and Hater, nt a fashionable- school. And, pure as a flower, sho had grown up amidst weeds. Sho had been betrothed to Dr. Ans leigh for nearly a year, nnd was now under his mother's caro, passing a few weeks at a waterlng-placo. Society pronouncod Alllo n hcnrtless flirt; but sho was merely a thoughtless, careless girl, plunging headlong into tho unaccustomed gaieties about her with all hor hoftrt. Surrounded by scores of admirers, no wonder her head was nearly turned with admiration and .flattery. John Anslolgh's words would havo touched her prldo. Did ho then imag ine that, because she was careless nnd happy, that sho was shallow and silly, and needed a guiding hand? Sho mentally resolved to cut Mr, Mayno's acquaintance thnt very day but then John should not hnvo tho satis faction of thinking that his words had instigated tho step. John had no con fidenco in her lovo, sho told herself, Well, let him think as ho pleased All tho girl's defiant spirit was In arms, and when John, at last, fearing that ho had wounded her sensitive na ture. attempted to set matters right be twecn them, ho was struck dumb with amazement as she turned upon him a faco that was white and angry, her bluo eyes lairiy scintillating. "You've said enough, John Ana leighl" she cried, passionately I can see now the tho mistake I havo made Wo wero never intended for each other wo nro not suited. You want n wifo that will oboy you llko a puppet iv wo man with no will or mind of her own a perfect urisciun. Aim 1 can never submit to tyranny in any form. Tho man I lovo must trust mo; nnd since you havo ceased to do that, wo nro best apart. 1 give you wick your ireedom. "Alllo, stopr- Dr. Anslelgh was white as n statue, "Do you mean what you say? You do not lovo mo then, AllioP" Tho girl was thoroughly aroused now nnd regardless of consemiencos. "No!" sho cried, madly, "I do not lovo vou any moro!" Sho dashed nsldo tho heavy curtains thnt draped tho bay-window, and wns, gone Ami just men n man aroso from tho lounging ciiair ucsido tho window, whero ho had been ostensibly rending. anil sauntered siowiy away. It was Mr. Mayno. nnd thcro was curious smllo on his sensual lips and nn evil light in 111s gray oyes. Listeners hear nogood of themsolves. ho muttered. "Well, inaybo not; but nt any rate, 1 Know which card to play noxt. Piqued and angry nt Anslelgh, tho beauty will turn to mo. I'llplnytho heart-broken lover, step In before her nnger against tlio haudsomo doctor 1ms tlnio to cool, 'strike whilo tho iron Is hot,' nnd I'm mistaken if I'm not en gaged to Alllo Itay and Iter fifty thous and dollars before tho suu sets!" "The best laid schemes o' mice nnd men gang aft ngloyl" nut, Air. lunyno una lorgoucn mat For a lone timo Jonn Bat In tlio bay- window, his head bowed, staring his misery in the faco. Could it bo true? Alllo loved hlni no longer. Ah, well! it was better for mm to Know tno worst, qcforc it was too late. An hour or two afterward ho saw Al He, radiant in white organdlo nnd pink ribbons, sitting on a ntstio scat In tho hotel grounds In conversation wltn Air. Mnyne. John bit his lip and hurried away out of sight. Well, after nil 1 v. as nothing to him now; ho had no longer any right; Alllo had ceased to iovo mm. Ana oniy a icw nours ocioro ho would have staked his llfo on her lovo and truth. But John did not know what was tak ing plaeo out there In tho cool shado of the oak tree, beneath which Alllo was sitting besido her obnoxious companion. Air. Mayno nad asked Alllo to do ms wife, and had been very decidedly not to sav contemptuously refused. And when he arose and left her, there was an nmrrv cleam in his wicked oves, whilo in his heart he registered nn oath sooner or later to bo avenged. Alllo camo down to dinner In tho great dining-room, at sunset, to find John's place vacant. Where is tno doctors ' somo one was asking John's mother, ns Alllo entered tho room and took her usual scat. Mrs. Anslelirli looked troubled. "Thcro has been nn nccldent." sho said. "Somo men wero out fishing, tho boat capsized nnd two of them nearly drowned. Dr. Anslclch was sent for in hopes that ho could saro them, their families being totally ignorant of any means of resuscitation. Hut It Is sever al miles away down tho bench nnd fear It will bo la to in tho night beforo ho can return." It chanced at that Instant thnt Alllo raised hor eyes to encounter n glance from Mr. Mnyne, who was her vls-n-vls. Sho could not repress n shudder ns sho saw tho audacious triumph In his face. Dinner over, Alllo threw a shawl about her, and wandered off on tho bench alone. Tho sun had set now, nnd twilight, weird nnd uncanny, was gnth crlng. Allie wanted to get away from everybody, to be nlono with her own thoughts. Sho sat down at tho foot of tho tree nndgnvo waytoher bitter reflec tions. A voico aroused her nnd startled her musings. It was tho voico unmlstnk nblo of young Mnyne eager, earnest. "IIo bit nt tho bait mighty casyl" Mayno exclaimed; won't ho bo furious though when ho has his long, hard rldo for nothing, and finds thnt thcro has been no accident no capsized boat no hnlf-drowncd men?" Mayno paused and laughed heartily. "And you'ro suro tho bridgo Is un safe P" ho went on, eagerly. "Oh, yes, sir!" nnothcr voico replied; "tho high waters nnd tho Into storm hnvo just played tho mischief with tho old thing. Nobody can pass over it on horseback without going through suro ns shootin'l" "And thcro will bo no mistake no failure?" queried Mayno. "Anslelgh win no suro to come uiick mat wayr" He'll havo to!" tho other answered. grimly. "Ho went by tho beach road, it is true, but ho can't como back that way after night falls, for tho tido Is In now. No, sir, there nln't but ono road for Dr. Anslelgh to como homo by, and thnt is over tho old bridge. And if ho crosses or tries to cross that well, you lrnnuf tlin lnt I" know tho restl' And with a savngo chucklo thov moved nway. Alice sat, half stunncdfnt tho revela tion to which sho hnd listened. Sho know tho wholo vile, murderous plot now! This was Mayno's vengennco! In n ttnsh sho saw her own way clearly. Sho had brought this on John Anslelgh suu must aiivu ms me, uiougu 8110 lost her own! 1 - . " , f . 1 , r . 1 ,0 , She staggered to her feet, and draw ing her shawl bau toher, turned awav in . 1 t . ... . - ma uirccuon 01 uiu oiu unugo; perhaps half a mllo distant from tho hotel. To bo suro sho knew not tho road sho had taken; but if she could only cross tho rotten structure, she could await his coming on tho other side. Sho reached tho plaeo at last. .Gath ering nil her courago together, sho stepped upon tho old bridgo. It was nearly dark now, but with nn agonized prayer for protection, sho moved on ward. Even beneath her light vclght it tottered and shook. Sho could seo away down below tho blnck, angry wnter, with Its swift, awful current. swollen by recent rains, nnd choked bv driftwood) It was a wild sight thcro In tho gathering gloom. Onward sho moved, holding her breath, and with clasped nanus nnu uunicu oyes watching tho other sldo. Thank God! sho is over safo at last! Sho sank down on a mossy stump, and croucmng down, awaiteu donn s com ing. . And darkness gathered and fell over nil things. She felt timid and afraid but sho calmed her fears as best she might, and remained patiently at her post. An hour passed. What if ho wero not coming homo that night? The thought made her heart stand still. But, von men suo ncaru, away in mo uis tance, tho tramp of a horse's fcot com Ing nearer nearer. Sho aroso and stepped forward. Tbo moou had risen now, and its clear rays showed her plainly that It was really John. Sho stepped into tho road. Sho for got everything all that had happened that day nnd raising hor voico, sho cried, wildly: "John! Oh, John!" Doctor Anslelgh checked his horse, and paused irresolute His heart beat tumultuous ho could not credit his own eyesight. "Alllo! my God!" ho gnsped, "what is tho matter?" IIo sprang from his horso, and In moment moro sho was lu his arms, her head on his breast, whilo sho sobbed out tho wholo story. John llstenod with n now light in his oyes, his heart full of happiness. Ami while they stood there nlono In tho mirn moonlicrht. with groat rush and roar tho oldbridgo wont down. John shuddered nnd drow All! closer to mm, whilo n thankful prayer wonr up in nenven. "My darling," ho murmurod, softly you navo saved my llfo!" At first tho problem of how thoy . 1 1 . ! 1 1 .11 il! 1VUIU IU UIU WVUl BUU111UU IUU U11U' cult to bo solved: but after a time Joh found an old boat with a counloof roucr! oars, which had been loft thoro nnd for gotton; nnd tho way beennio clear nt onco. lying his horso to a great tree to romain until ho could send for it, on tho uorrow when tho tldo would bo out nnd tho bench road pnssablo John ns ulsted Alllo into tho old boat, and thoy 'mado the passage In safety. Home lu Mrs. Anslclgh's cosy parlor, whero tho mother was anxiously await ing hor sou's return (sho had not miss ed Alllo, but supnosod that sho was safo in hor own room), John told her tlio whole story. Aud when ho had finish ed, ho laid his hand upon Alllo's. "You risked your own life," ho said, his voico all ft tremble, "to save mlnel Why did vou do It, AllioP" Anu Aiuo nnswereu ornvciy mcir quarrel a thing of tho past and for getting tlio words sho had said that very morning: "Bccauso I lovo you, John." What" Boy Did. A duke, walking In his garden ono day, saw n Latin copy of a great work on Mathematics lying on tho grass, and thinking It had been brought from his library, called somo ono to carry it back. "It bolongs to me," said tho garden er's son, stepping t up. "Yours 1" cried tho duke; "do you understand geometry and Lntln?" "I know a llttlo of them," answered tho lad, modestly. Tlio duko having a tasto for tho scl- cnccs.bcgan to talk with tho young stu dent, nnd was astonished at tho clear ness and intelligence of his answers. "Hut how came you to know so much asked tho duke. "Ono of tho servnnU taught mo to read," answered tho lnd. "Ono docs not need to know nnythlng moro than the twenty-four letters in order to learn everything else ono wishes." But the gentleman wanted to know more about it, "After I learned to rend," said the boy, "tho masons camo to work on our houso; I noticed tho nrchltcct used a rule and compass, and mndo a great many calculations. What was tho meaning nnd use of that? I asked; nnd thoy told 1110 of a science culled aritli mctlc. I bought an arithmetic and studied it through. They then told mo there wns another science called geometry. I bought tho books nnd learned geometry. Then I found thcro wero hotter books about these sciences in Lntln. I bought a dictionary and lenrned Latin. I henrd thcro were stll better ones in Franch. I got a dlctlonnry nud learned Franch. It seems to me e may learn everything when wo know tho twenty-four letters of the nlphnbet. I hey aro in fact, tho ladder to every science. But how many boys nro con tented to wnsto their time at the first two or thrco rounds, with not pluck nor crsovernuco enough to climb higher! Up, up, up, if you want to know moro and see clearer, and tnke a high post of usefulness in tho world. And if you nro n poor boy nnd need n llttlo friendly encouragement to help you on, be sure, If you havo a will to climb you will find tho way, just as tho gardener's son found It nfterwnrds In tho Duko of Argyll, under whoso patronage ho pur sued his studies nnd beenmo a distin guished mathematician. Take The Girls West. Y. Wltncn. A Colorado paper says tho greatwant of that .region Is girls, nnd wo suppose the same may bo said of all tho now States and Territories. Mining and cattle raising Industries re quire men, young, strong men, nnd that in grcnt numbers; and that class, with out tho refining nnd elevating influence ofwomon and ministers of tho gospel, Is almost certain to deteriorate into n drinking, gnmbling, fighting, infidel way of llfo. Our various denominn tions of Christnlns nro sending ministers nnd missionaries in largo numbers to theso self-exiled men, but who is going to send tho girls to make wives nnd homes for them? Tho lack of somo agon oy such ns that commenced by Govcr- nor Slndc, of Vermont, is perhaps the greatest want of tho prcsentday In these United States. Virtuous, Intelligent girls aro much wanted in tho regions whero at prcsant men greatly prepon derate In numbors nnd there aro plenty of them In tho older States. They are wanted in tho West as teachers, ns cooks, nnd ns servnnts in boarding- houses, ns tnilorcsses, as nurses, nnd in other houorablo employments, nnd If thoy do not marry they can mnko an honorable and handsome living. It is not nt all necessary, thcrcforo, that thoy should go on tho indelicate mis sion of husband-hunting; but there should bo nothing to hinder them from assenting, If thoy wero sought in mnrrngo. A Scotch lady conferred nn immense benefit on Australia by taking out cargo after cargo of young Scotch women to thnt now country, nnd tho British Gov ernment imitated her by sending out ono shipment after another of Irish Roman Cnthollo girls, whoso influence will probably bo felt In Australia for centuries to como in fnvorof the Church of Romo. In llko manner, if hundreds, or oven thousnnds, of good Frotcstnnt girls, with certificates of church-mom bershlp and membership in somo torn pernnco organization In their pockets wero to bo sent to Colorado, Aiontann, W,ni.lno- "Jv Afnvlpn Wi.otnrn "Wnli- raska nnii other mining regions, their Influences for good would bo incalculable, not only nt prcsant but in the wholo future of theso regions. Yo noblo ma tronsof tho Women's Christian Tom- pernnco Union, will yo notconsider this great tompornnco won;, or, ueiior huh, why should not each largo earnest church Subscrlbo tho nocossary amount to send out ono of Its most reliable elderly ladles with n dozen or a score of thoyoungicmniomcmtiersoi tno church, who might bo willing to go under suoli nusplccs toobtnin situations in tho West? l'ttrents having largo families of daughters should also go West. Far bettor for daughters to go thoro than in to tobacco nr othor factories; or to stand ten or twelve hours dally bohlnd n counter. Teacher "A quadruped Is an animal having four legs. Now who will give mo tho namo of n quadruped?" And 18 shrill voicos piped out, "A tablo." Thoro Is nothing llko objeot teaching, especially when the objcot'ls just beforo tno pupii Boyes. Ilia l.lINt ItOHO. Bald a sufferer from kidney trouble when asked to trv KNliiey-wornor a renieuy. -j-h try it, but ft will bo my last doso." It cured film and tinw lin rivnlnmiMlila It to nil. If VOU lmVO diS ordered urine don't fall 'to try It. Yokohama Dispatch. A Trap for Seven. Detroit Tree Pren. Catch a rat in n trap and ho will fight. Trap n man and well, you can't rely on him. It Is according to tho trap. In tho heavy stago conch, as wo roll out of Lcadville, aro seven men. Ono Is nn army officer who has half-a-dozen senrs to provo his bravery. Cut off from his command on tho plains last summer by a scoro of Indians, ha entrenohed him self and fought tho band off until help arrived. Two of tho others aro despe radoes, who hnvo killed their men. Thrco of tho others aro stalwart miners, each armed with two revolvers, and they look as If thoy would provo Ugly custo mers in a row. Tho seventh man might do somo shooting on a pinch, but ho hopes thcro will bo no pinch; In tho crowd are ten revolvers, two derringers, thrco repent ing rifles, and four or live bowio knives, nnd thcro is perfect good feeling as tho stago rolls along. It is tacitly under stood thnt tho army captain Is to nssumo command In caso tho coach is nttacked, and that nil aro to keep cool and firo to kill. It Is 10 o'clock in tho morning. Tho windows nro down nnd tho passengers are smoking nnd talking and seeking for comfortablo positions. Tho conch has just reached the top of a hill, when overy horso Is suddenly pulled up. "If It's n b'nr, wu'll hnvo somo fun," growled ono of tho miners, ns ho put his head out of the window. "If it's n robber gin mo tho fust pop nt hlml" whispered ono of tho despera does. No ono could say what tho troublo was, when n wiry llttlo chap about Oft. 6ln. tall, with blnck eyes and hnir, clean faco nnd thin lips, nppeared nt tho left hand door with n revolver In cither hand, and said: "Gents, I'm sorry to disturb you, but I've got to mnko n raise this morning. Fleaso le'nvo your shooters and climb down here, ono nt n time. It was sudden. It wns so sudden that It took lOscc. to understand tho drift of his remnrks. Then overy eye turned to the right-hand door, and tho two rcvolv ers held by a second robber wero seen at tho open window. It wns n trap Tho rats wero caught, nnd would they fight? "Gents, I'm growing a leetlo impa tient," continued tho first robber, "nnd want to see the proceuslon begin to mover' . Let's sec? Tho captain was to lend us, and wo wero to Keep cooi nnu nro to kill. But tho captain was growing white around tho mouth, and nobody had a weapon in hand. Tho rats wero not go- in" to light, unu 01 uiu miners openeu tho door nnd descended, nnd tho other six humbly followed. The soven were drawn up In "no across uio roau, nnu while tho robber held his shooter on the linn lie COllllV nhsnrvpri in ma nnrtnni. "Now, William, you remove tho wea pons irom tno coach nnd then search theso gentlem'en." As William' obeyed every victim was oruereu 10 110m ms hands ahovo his head, anil whatever nlundcr wns tnknn from his pockets wns dropped into Wil liam's hat. Fur gold watches, two di amond plus, n telescope, n diamond ring, a gold badge, and 81200 In cash chnng- cd hands lu lOmin. Not a man had a word to say. Tho driver of tho conch did not leave his seat and was not Inter fered with. When the Inst man had been p undcred tho genteel Dick Tur pin kindly obsorved. "You aro tho most decent set of men I over robbed, and if times weren't so precious hard. I would make cacli of vou a present of $10. Now, then, climb back to your plnccs nnd tho conch will go on." Tho crowd "dumb," nnd tho vchlclo resumed its journey. Not n weapon or a time-piece or n dollar had been saved, Soven well-armed men had been clean- od out by two nnd not n shot fired nor 11 wound given. Each man took ms seat without a word. Mllo after mile wns passed in perfect silence, nnd finally tho seventh man, tho ono who might fight on a pincn, but didn't, plaintively sug gested: "Can't somo of you gentlemen think 01 alow remarks which would bo apro pos 10 1110 occasion" r No ono could, and tho silence was re newed. Canine and Human Intelligence. nnrllntton llawkcyo. Mr. lhimschnolder nnd his friend August Flfemnchcr. wero out walking. nnu Mr. Rnmsehneldor was boasting of 1110 intelligence 01 ms uog. "Seo hero," ho said; "I place my hat here, in this fence corner, I conceal it under tho bush and dried leaves. We will now walk on. Wo pass down tho lano, wo turn this corner, wo stroll by tho woods, I sond Bismarck back for my hat. Sec, my friend? ho oorapre hends me; he flics through tho woods ho speeds down tlio Innc, ho dls nppcars around tho corner, presently ho will be back beforo I havo timo to catch cold in my bend." It was true, as Mr. Ernst Ramsch neldcr had said. Tho Intelligent do; readily understanding what wns want cd, spod down tho lane and flow around tno corner to get the hat. But ho did not get it all tho sniuo. For, just ns ho now around tno corner, n wary thougl not nn affluent tramp, who hail watch ed tho circus from nfar, was In tho act of appropriating Mr. Itntiischnolder1 now hat unto himself, and when tho dog got up in a short rango ho fired clay-cold clod, as hard as a dor knob ntthnt 'altliful animal, with af"rco that knocked iv howl out of him ns long ns a eloths-llno. nnd sent him wailing nnd wenpirg back to his astonished master. And when Mr. Ramschnoidor and his friend hastened to Investigate thoy fo'md undor tho brush nn old h" that had lived In mro nsh hoaps than you could count in a wool;, ami sc greasy nn'1 forbidding In itsgonoral np- pcara'ico that Mr. Ramsehnoider wouldn't touch It with his enno. Far nway beneath tho distant fields, thoy saw tho sunlight shining on Mr, Ram- eohivldor's 85 hat, and ho trump of " S 13 cd hoifo linro as to his head, which Is of tho bald "ba'dy, and ho hasn't got out of bed yotwltli tho cold ho caught. IIico fahuln docot you that when you stako tho Instinct of thu citnls against tho cheek of iv tramn vou can lust bet multiim peounlto tho cauls will bo left. WEEKLY REVIEW. Domcitlca At Lulse, Prussia, Juno 24th, an ox- ploslon occurred, and 17 pertons wore killed, and 5 Injured. Herr Von Cosslcr, tho new German Minister of Public Worship, U Inclined to favor peace with the Vatican. A village In Valols, Switzerland, con sisting of about 800 houses, has been entirely destroyed by fire. A oyclono In tho district of Blois, France, June 23d, caused damage to the amount of several million francs. A fire In Brooklyn, N. Y., Juno 16th, caused a loss amounting to 1100,000. A work man was burned to death. A firo nt Dycrsburg, Tonn., a fow night ago, destroyed Are houses, Including the building occupied by the Btata OaiHIt. President Garfield's sister, Mrs. Ar nold, who was Injured by a railway aeddent, 1 better, and It It hoped she will recover. Tho Irish census gives tho "gemot tho tea" a population of 6,1S9,849, a decrease of only a quarter of a million lu eleven years. Tho ship Fraconla ran nshoro near the entrance of San Francisco, June 26th, and will prove a total loss. Tlio crew wero saved. Foos & Evans' plow factory at Spring field, Ohio, was unroofed by a storm and the walls leveled, June 29th. The city was much damaged. A storm near Maysflcld, S. C, Juno 2nd, leveled barns and fences and unroofed several business houses. Two houses being en tlrely destroyed. The loss nnd dnmngo by tho powder ixploslon at Tucson, Arizona, amounts to about (100,000. The county hospital Is In ruins, but no patients Injured. A man was killed and two fatally in jured by a train which was wrecked upon the Duflalo, New York & Philadelphia railway, and a train of coal demolished, June 29th. A dispatch from Marlow, 111., of Juno 29th says, tho rain that momlng fell tn torrents, and damaged the crops greatly. Three houses were demolished, and thrco men killed by light ning. Tho descendants of Pollock, tho au thor of "The Course of 8lmc," havo Just been evicted from their farm In Scotland. It has been In the possession of the Follock family for two hundred years. A destructive tornado swept over ranklln, N. II. June 23th, with hall and light ning. Half of the windows were shattered, and many chimneys overturned, trees and gardens ruined. Its path was two miles wide. The Catholic church was much damaged. A heavy wind storm passed over tho Black Hills In tho vicinity of Dcadwood on the morning of Juno 15th. The Methodist Church and the Sisters' Hospital at Lead City were blown down. The roof of the Church struck a dw, '"riuse and demolished It. John .rflddloton and brido wero drown ed at Savanoli, Georgia, June 23rd. They were crossing a ferry after their wedding, when Mrs, Mlddleton fell Into the water and her husband attempted her rescue. The bodies wero recov ered locked In each other's arms. A sensation was created at Omaha re ccntly by tho Indictment by the grand Jury of prominent liquor dealers, two of whom arc city councllmen, for the violation of the Slocum high license law, which went Into effect June 1st, This Is the first step towards enforcing It. On tho night of Juno 24th n wholo train nn the Morclas railroad, In Mexico, tum bled down Into tlio river San Antonio, near Cuantla, on account of the falling of a stone bridge. Nearly two hundred wero dead when first dispatch was sent, and a great many wound od, mostly soldiers. A special frcm Montlcollo, 111., of June 20th, says: Lawrence Maboncy, abridge carpenter on the Wabash bridge, was burnt to ashes tn a tool car on the road that morning. The car and all IU contents were destroyed, In cluding (160 belonging to the men of the gang, By tho lire at Tombstono, Arizona, June 22nd., about 160 houses were destroyed Including a largo part of the business portion of the town. The losses will aggregate a quarter of a million dollars, and about 800 people are litmclcFS. The nro originated In a saloon from the opening of a barrel of whisky the fumes of which communicated with a cigar lighter. Another great comet has been dls covered by L. L. Edwards, of Havcnford, Fa. and Edgar L. Larkln, Windsor. 111. It Is tn constellation Auriga, and Is very large. A dls paicn irom AKron, umo, oi June xw, says a comet was observed tlicro that momlng. The samo reports come from points In various States. It was also seen lu England, Tho troubles In tho Indian Territory continue to Increase. A few days ago J. W, Sage, Sheriff of Scully county, Choctaw Nation, was found dead. He bad evidently been mur dered by white men for attempting to enforce upon them what Is known aa the "permit law. which created so much disturbance In the Nation lately. Tho conclusions at Cambrldgo obser vatory are that the comet Is now moving away from the earth at the rata of 300,000 miles per day. It will probably be visible for several months and will, without doubt, bo conspicu ous during tho time to the naked eye. It reached Its maximum of brightness Thursday night June 23d. The tall Is 4,000,000 miles In length, A special from Llttlo Rook says ad vices from the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indian nations Indicate that affairs there have readied a crisis. The cavalry at Ft. Sill havo been or dcrcd to report to the United States agent. TutlU, at Muskogee, on tho 24th of Octobei with the Choctaw militia under Gov. McBurt, in driving tne wmte intruders and tliclr stufk irom tno nation. All persons not indianemr Intermarried with Indians are classed as intrtfl ers under tho law. The greatest terror and dis tress exists. On the night of Juno 22nd., a fnial accident occurred at ti o Junction of tho IKIl waukco & Bt. Paul railway and tho CcntralCof Iowa, at Mason City. The. Central cars ofSho' night paBscger wero allowed to stand ocroslitlie track of tho Milwaukee railway, and at'liho Austin road, a short distance west, a freight train was trying to get out somo cars. The concussion of working up the train set some loose cars Initio mutton, and on a slight down grado they, went with accelerated force, diving Into tho Central baggago and passenger coaches, killing Albert E. Carter, of Cresco, and Injur ing a few others, A tolegrnm from tlio City ofMoxico7 says report ro meagre regarding tho Malpola accident as tho telegraph was destroyed by the ( managers for the purpo&eof suppressing tho do- tails. Tbo oniclal account of the killed was 103 soldiers and 13 olllccrs; and ot the wounded 23. Later rejiorts somewhat Increaso the num ber. The train passed Malpols, aud two miles beyond, w hero tho bridgo was washed away, and tho train ut full speed plunged Into tlio chasm. TIkj engineer and fireman wero Instant ly killed. A largo cargo of whisky and alcohol I was aboard, and caught fire. Tbo cor coutalu- Ing the soldiers was partlaly burned. A bevy flood was rushing through tho chum, and many were drowned, and others burnt beyond rccognlzatlon. Tho steamer Newborn brings tho crow of the schooner. Eusslce, from Mazatlan, and tho particulars of the killing of the Captain and firing of the vessel by a raantae cook. The cook, who had frequently shown signs of being de mented, suddenly stabbed the Captain as he entered the cabin. IIo then ran Into the closet whero the axes were kept, and the crew closed the cabin doors. The cook continued walking about the cabin, several times threatening to fire the vessel. The crew then got the boats. Boon after some smoke began rising from the cabin, and the crew left hastily. As the vessel had 2,300 kegs of powder on board sho soon blowup. The maniac Immediately perished In the explosion. The crew reached Mazatlan af ter sixty miles pull In a heavy sea. Reports from 40 towns in Western Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia regarding the condition of crops and business havo been received. While In tome particulars reports vary, they unlto in a very encouraging total. The present outlook Is favorable for fair crop of wheat, although not quite up to last year, ad verse effect of recent rains having neutralized the Increase of average. The samo cause to gether with the dry weather in the May has at fected the corn crop unfavorably, while oats promise a fair yclld, and hay an unprecedented one. lhe irult crop is not so promising, the prospects being that there will be a ugbt yield ot apples, and a very poor ono of peaches, whilo small fruits have done excel lently. Reports on the business outlook In the surrounding towns are exceedingly satisfactory, with Just enough exceptions to mark a rule. Trade Is reported very brisk with payments promptly made. Farmers aro out of debt or rapidly reducing their liabilities, and the coun try generally Is In a very sound and healthy condition. A most horrlblo accident occurred on the night ot Juno 24th, on tho Mosllos Railway In Mexico, whereby over two hundred people were burned and crushed to death. The scene of the cataatrophcr was on the river San Anton io, near the vllllago of Matlpols. For somo time past this section of country has been swept by fierce storms, swelling creeks and laying waste many fertile fields. The bridge spanning the river at the point mentioned, although known to be unsafe, was still In use whon the fated train, bearing a battalion of sol diers attempted to cross. Ono account rays the list of 17 officers and 197 privates killed docs not Includo tho railroad officials and employes, or tho women and children ot the soldiers, Only CO persons In all were saved alive, and of those 40 are more or less Injured. For a mo ment after the plungo ot the cars from the bridge, all was darkness. Suddenly 100 barrels of brandy loaded on two ot tho cars caught firo and tho burning fluid Inundated the moss ot passengers struggling In tho river. Dead nnd living, wrapped In a sheet of flamo were slowly burned before tho eyes ot tho survivors who wero unablo to save them. Crime. " Ed. Stnnnnrd and Luther Ross, color ed waiters In Chicago, June 23d, quarreled aver the question of relieving each other on watch, when Stannard was stabbed to the heart. Koss was arrested. ai uicvcianci, unio, juno 2oth, a young man, after eating heartily in a coffca house, shot aud killed the proprietor, Geo. Williams. When arrested, he said he shot the proprietor because he had no money to pay his bill. On tho nftonioon of June 25th, in Washington, D. C, James Christmas shot and killed Wm. G. Whitney. They wero partners, and had quarrelled ou several occasions. On that day the quarrel was renewed, when Christ mas drew a pistol and shot Whitney dead. At Antioch, lnd., Juno 22nd, tho men mploycd In tho building ot the new railroad shops for the Wabash, 8t, Louis and Pacific railroad struck. All but 85 or 40 went to work at advanced wages. Those not employed went to a saloon, which .was closed against them, and attempted to force an entrance. Tbo proprietor was Inside and armed with a double barreled shot gun, and when the rioters broke tho door down he fired. The foremost received the con tents In his breast, fatally wounding him; and others received slight wounds, but were not dangerously hurt. A San Francisco dispntch of June 25, saysi Frank Braga, Secretary of tho Portugal Protection and Benefit Society, has absconded, and Is a defaulter to the amount of (100,000. Braga was a saloon keeper near tho city front. and was Implicitly trusted by his countrymen, who deposited with him for safe keeping, In vestment, and stock operations, all their sav ings. IIo left tho city Juno 10, ostensibly for Tulumno county on business. It Is now ascer tained tiiat lie lias mado u clean sweep of tho money, stock and bonds of his clients and cveu more, thovaluablo furniture of his saloon. L.. uiuanson, a &weuo recently nr- rived at San Francisco from Honolulu reports that several hundred Scandinavians who went to the Sandwich Islands under labor contracts made by Capt. Larange, aro held there In what Is practically i state of slavery and disposed of by lot among the planters. They aro suffering from climatic Influences and held rigidly to the terms of contract on pain of penal servitude, Although the other parties to the contract have failed to carry out Its leading spirit, the story creates a sensation In the city and several com munications have been rent to Norway and Sweden warning people against Hawaiian emi grant agents. News) from Abroad. , ENGLAND. Tho Irish party In Farllaraent will 'give Parncll a grand banquet, on the occasion ot tho 35th anniversary of bis birthday. Gladstone envo notice thnt ho would move that after Wednesday, June 20th, several stages of tho land 11111 shall have precedence over other orders ot business when other bills appear ou notice paper, uutll tho house shall otherwise decide, to FllANCE. Tho Italians continue to quit Mar ectlls. Two steamship companies have offered to the Italian Consul frco accommodations yjjoard all their ships for Italians who are afraid Jo remain In tho city, and six hundred havo al ready left. On Surday, Juno 10th, placards were posted In tho city declaring that all works where Italians aro would be burned down, This threat now seems partially realized, as two oil mills and manufactories where Italians only wero employed havo been almost total IfS de stroyed by fire. The damage Is estimated at 0,000,000 francs. IRELAND. O'Callnhan, honorary Socretnry of the Waterford Branch Land League, has been arrested under tho coercion act. Sexton, speak ing at Tullainar, county King, said tlio coercion act had failed, and tho outrages would contin ue until tho law was such that people could obey. Socral members of tho Ladles Land League of Kllmallock, county Limerick, have been summoned ou tho charge ot obstruction ot the public highway on tho occasion of tho visit ot Mrs, Faniell. RUSSIA. ' It is rumored, says a dispatch from London, that mines have been discovered under be foundations ot the Kazan Cathedral In BU Pctersburg. ALGIERS. Advices havo been received from Snf- da that tho Bonamlna rebels, passing between' the two French columns, have returned to tha northward, probably with the object of marchlngr upon theMarchusean station of tho Alfa Com pany, where large stores aro kept It Is ru mored that they have already commenced to make raids there. WIT AND HUMOR. "What do you want for your birthday present, sissy P" "I want a ring, papa, as big as yours, only smaller." "Will tho conilnc man flvP" IIo probably will when tho coming woman gets after him. Tho man who stolo a trlanco has not yet been arrested, although his atten tion was arrested when ho stolo tho glance. "Standing Bear." said nn old ladv., rending about tho wrongs of tho I'oncas, "why, how drcndfult Poor fellowl I supposo thoso rascally agents have sto len all his clothes." A brother arouso In n weekly nraver- meeting in Now Jcrsoy nnd said: "Brethorn. whon I consider tho short-. kess of life, I foci ns if I might be tak en nw ay suddenly, llko a thelf in tho ,.ti. if "I wish to heaven I had n centlemait opposite mo," said nn Irritable old fel low at a dinner party. "Why should; you wish such a tlilngP" was tho retort? "you cannot be moro opposito to a gen tleman thnn you nro nt present." Newlv-marrlcd husband: "This Is n. friend of mine, my dear a friend of twenty years' standing." His brido: "Good gracious. Then pray give him a scat, for I am suro ho must bo tired." A ccntlcmnn wns walkinir throucrh thr nfrontfl tn rUmt-lnatnn nnnAmnnt,! 1... nntlve of that city. It was a beautiful l ll-A 1 .1 . urigia nigur, nnu me stranger, pointing upward, said, "Did you over seo any thing as bcnutlflll ns flint mnnnP" fl, good Lord!" sold tho native, "you ought io mivo seen mat moon ooloro tho wnh!" A commercial trnvnlnr from Ttnotnn having hnd a run of hard luck In prose cuting business on tho road, recelvcdv, from his firm tho following exhilarating; illsnntnli! "If 1 - - j - v iuiniJ VAIVUaV9 como homo at once." To which ho sent tho following reply: "All right. Can mako plenty of expenses, but no sales." A lnilv ran linr lnt vnnr'o l,nnnnf through a clothes wringer, nnd now sho has tho most stylish line in town. Tho ribbons nnd trimmings resemble watered silk, with smashod soap bubbles on tho strings, and mlnlnrurn annurl.nlln nf starch clinging to tho tips of tho feather. Lawvor to witnnaa. snvnrnlv nVnn seem to bo reluctant to stnto your na tionality: now let mo nsk you distinctly. nro you an EngllshmnnP'' Witness "JMo, sir." Lawyer "Aro you a. FrenchmanP" Witness "No sir." Lawyer "Well, then, aro you an Ital ian, or a Itlisslllll. nr n. Tllt-lr nr an AmerlcnnP" Witness, hanging his heaiL huu coloring ueepiy "jno, sir; I'm nn. Ohio man." "Inssuroyou. crentlomen." snld llm convict upon entering the prison, "thnt- uio piaco iiii9 sought mo, nnd not I tho place. Mv own nti'alrs reallv riemnmlml all my timo and attention, and I may truly say that my selection to fill this position wns an pntiro surprise. Had I consulted my own Interest, I should, havo peremptorily declined to serve, but, as I nm In tho hands of my friends, I seo no other courso but to submit." And ho submitted. Itcmcmbcr, though box In tho plural mokes boxes, The plural of ox should bo oxen, not oxes. And remember, though flecco In tho plural Is fleeces, That tho plural of goose Isn't gooses norgecscs. And remember though house lu the plural Is houses, The plural of mouso should bo mice, and not mouses. Mouse, It Is true, In tho plural Is mice, But the plural of houso should bo houses, not hlce. And foot, It Is truo, in tho plural Is feet, But tho plural of root should bo roots, and not rcct. A pompous lawyer, who supposod himself to bo vcrv sarnnntln. until tn keeper of nn applo stand: "Itseoms to mo that you should quit this trying business, and go at somothlng which is not so wearing on tho brain." "Oh, 'taln't business," said tho applo seller. "It is lyln' awako nights tryln' to de cide whothor to leavo my fortun' to a orphan 'sylum or to n homo for played out old lawyers as Is a-klllin' mo." They came unto a dangerous place, Where she might come to harm; He feared she'd fall, and so ho said, "Won't you accept my arm I" "Oh, no," she quite demurely sold, "Unless, sir, you command; ' But then I thluk It better far, That you accept my hand." ' Their glances met, the heart ot each Was In the mouth. Oh, bliss I Thoso hearts wero quickly Joined In one, And welded with a kiss. They tell a story about a man who called on a resectable widow of his ac quaintance, and said, "Madam, I'm looking for a wifo. I don't think you'll hardly do, but I didn't know but you might think of somebody that would." Tho bowildored man has forgotten what tho widow said, but has tho impression that a tornado struck tho town about that time. Dr. Busby, whoso figure was beneath tho common size, was ono day nceostod in a publlo coll'eo-room by na Irish bar onot of colossal stature, wjh "May I pass to mvsoat, O Glnntif' when tho baronet, "my expression alludod to tho size of your Intclliwt." "And ray ex pression, sir," saltTtho doctor, "to tho Izo of yours." Tho story is told of a 7-yoar-old boy In Maine that ho is able to toll, without calculating tho day of tho week, upon iwhlcn any given dnto will fall. When asked how ho did It, horeplled, "I don't know; It comos to mo." When tho Governor attends, a public dlnnor, tho waiters pass things oyer his head, just ns though ho wore a private citizen. Thoy havo no rognrd for tho. gubernatorial prerogative. Now York Independent, """CU. No pallatlal hospital needed for Hon Hitters, patients, nor large-salaried talented , lmffcrs to wU Hop Bittern will do orTuro, as the? cus1o1homUe6.t0ryby Ulelrccriala !&luti