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VOL. 4
KOSEBURG, OREGON, SATURDAY, JULY 5, 1879.
NO. 12.
01
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DEPOT HOTELr
. iKUin, - - OKKGOH.
XU2mrd ThomM, Prop'r.
PHIS HOTEL HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED
for e number oi vrs, and has become very
popular with tie traveling public. t'irstrdass
SIEKPIMQ ACCOMMODATIONS.
And the table supplied with the beet the market
afford. Hotel t the depot of the Kailroad.
Tts Liquors and Cigars.
Tbe undersigned hit purchased the saloon form
rly kept by Mr. Tibbeti, Oakland, and
f with new brands of wines, liquors
'and cigars he is prepared to
hospitably entertain all who
bay give him a call;
i A Fine UilTlarl Table
is kept in constant repair.
DAVID BAKER.
T. C. SMITH Jt CO.,
Chemists and Pharmacists !
Patton's Block, State Street,
. . oiiKcojr.
Fartiealar attention given to prescriptions, and
ail orders by mail or express filled
. v promptly and accurately.
Physicians and country dealers will save money
by examining our stock, or procuring
oar prices, before purchasing else
where. 40t
Sugar Pine Mills
Treated at Sugar Ptme Momatalss,
Post Offios address, Looking Glass, Oregon.
The Company owning these mills would say they
are prepared to furnish the
BEST OF LUMBER
Ai tha most reasonable rates.
CSuff&r Fine. -
Fir and Cedar
Lumber always on hand, and all persons wishing
w purchase Lumber will do well to give ns an
opportunity of filling their orders before going
mawnere.
JO. CALLIGHAN.rreai-.lent,
W. B.CL RKB. 8-mirv and Trctiro-.
W ii-ia 1 i ' in .... s-""
IfTetropolitan Hotel,
ROfKBCHIO, . - OHW.
Perkins & Headrlck, Prop're.
Tfcs Only First-Class Hotel la the City
AUD
Depot of the C. 4t O. Stags Co.
WELL FURNISHED BLEEPING APART
TM..ta 111. kMl nf twula. And thn Trtnmt .tten-
tiTS hevsekeepsrs, and a table supplied with the
beet of everything.
STAG! 8 FOR RIDOINQ
eave tha house every day on the arrival of the
cars from Portland.
Tha travelinc public, and all who favor us with
their patronage, can rest assured that they will
be antatained in the best possible manner.
HEADRICK PERKINS.
r.1AHONEY'8 SALOON.
Nearest to the Railroad Depot, Oakland.
Ja. Mahoney, Prop'r.
The finest of wines, liquors and cigars in Doug
las county, ana tn new
BILOilAHD TMJBtTB
in the State kept in proper repair;
Parties traveling on tha railroad will find this
pUce vary handy to visit aunng we siop-
" ping of the train at the Oak
land, Depot. Give me acalL
J A3. MAHONEY.
-''BAMM-r
Fcundry and Haclune Shop
c . . B. F. SRAKX, Proprietor.
B1LEU, OREGON.
Htestan Snirliics). Set-er Mill.
Grtmt M Ula. Reapers, Pumps
and stll lElndsi and Style ol
Mafihlnety made to Order.
; Maohlnery repalredon
. Short Ilotloe.
fallen snaking done in all its various forms,
and all kinds of brass and iron eastings fur
nished on short notice. Also manufac
turer of Enterprise Plainer and
liateher, and Suckers and
. Sharpen.
PATTERSON'S
Jao. II. Tipton, Prop'r.
ALL KIND. OF LUMBER
Including
fjtafgar Fine.
Cedar, Fir,
Flue and Oak
Lumber,
Always on hand,
And Order promptly filled on
the Bhortet fiotioe
AH kinds of dressed lumber constantly on
hand. Lumber xurnisnea a "7
point in Roseburg without extra
charge, and by application to
me it will be found that
it - t -Ker la not only the best but
' ft.: Toheabeet in the market. Try
' me and sew. Address alt letters to
; ... . inwrilf. PattersM's MUls. Or.
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OLftCIlSyiTHIliE,
WADIONS BROS.
Woul.ll.tttepuUk that they have leased
the large BlcsinnuinK ""-"r
by ueorga j
:'.-..t -. -., prepared to do -.
In first-class style.
And at prices lower than the lowest They ba
"STr experience in the line of
.. Ilorso Shoeing!
. AAii. so this point, in the trad, they are
todothe best of work to the
r aatisiataua of patrons. All kinds Ot
MachMtfry repaired, Plow ,
al. Etc.
Clve them a oalL Shop opposits 8. Mark k Co.
nr.Wtrr. Li rfKEEiJY U1VZN T WHOM IT
. , ,M.r I hat tlm nlrrriid Ha, two
awanled tha f -k-.nt the.shu1
. rrri.yd tit tiro - -
.C.J.iice froui. sai'l cmnty
inua first procure a ccrtltet t tli.rt rBV-rt (tm
' any ir.er.'r of the County Baj snd ptwaart it
t'fl-.iaCillnwins Min who are
t,.f.rii J to aisd wiil ! for thoApalinf
mr,,?,i, nnthiB k Perkins. tUfc'Uurj; L.
; ii THo-i., (kaklaud; Mrs. Bwn.T Looking
1-r. WxSrutf is autliorixwl t U-r
Mte&iOkl aid taall persons in ucwl oflkej'
'who have
bean declared
iemir on
W.B.Q1
Ore iron and Cvllfrali
TOCilSH TO Ik
FtUKC.SCC
FOUR DAYS.
THE QUICKEST, SAFEST
AND
EASIEST ROUTE.
STAGES
" Breiy
LEAVS ROSCBURO
Day at T-SO P. Mn
Making quick connection at Reading with tha
ears 01 ine j. jc u, n. a.
For full particulars and passage apply to
PERKINS A HEADR1CK.
tgent,
MAMMOTH
LIVERY AUD FEED
"STABLE"""
This establishment U tha
Best in the State I
. and connected with it is a large "
Wagon Yard and Shed Room I
Capable of ;' accommodating any number of
' norses ana wagons.
Best of Hoy and Grain
always in .full supply and at living prices.
And no one is allowed to go away dissatisfied.
Pont tail to give us a call, for we are
determined to suit you in quan
tity, quality and price.
' WRIGHT CABLOJT-
TELEGRAPHIC.
EASTERN.
TJnerthodox Beeeher.
New York. Jane 23. Beeeher is seam
prominent on account of his bitter philippio
yesterday against what he terms orthodoxy.
Tha Herald savs be baa discovered that a cir
cular letter, intended to be kept secret within
tne limits ot tne ennrcnes to wmcn it is ad
dressed, has been sent out from a " house not
far distant " from bis own church, tne ob
ject of which is to " institute a covert meas
ure of Hostility " against iteecber and bis
congregation. This was the immediate incen
tive of yesterday's discourse. He said: "If
tne works of the devil were anywhere on ex
position, it was in tha external developments
of the Christian church. The wor-t kind of
assassination to-day was that cotnmi ted by
men who pray In order that they may stab.
For the sake of orthodoxy men destroyed re
ligion ; for tbe sake of a pious doctrine they
served the devil ; for the sake of all that is
pure tbey did ail that is .mean and nasty."
The Herald gladly hails him as a convert to
its own opinions.
; Railroad Decision.
Dekveb, June 23. In the U. S. dis
trict court to-day Judge Hallett ordered
notice to be served on the Denver & Bio
Grande Railroad Company to turn ever
that road to the lessee, the Atchison, To-
peka & Santa Fe Railroad Company.
Judge Miller, of the U. S. supreme court,
was present and stated his concurrence.
Twa Girls Burned to Death.
Atlanta, June 23. The dwelling of J.
F. Reynolds, near Jonesboro, was burn
ed. His daughter and sister in-law,
young girls of 13 and 16 years, perished
ii . a fin., n : : a .1 1
in tne nuuies. luu lire uriKLUttMsu uu lm3
inside. They were so blinded or bewild
ered that they could not open the door,
although Reynolds, who had been awak
ened by the roaring names, called to them
and tried to break in the door. He then
went to save his wife, and barely suc
ceeded in getting her out. He was very
badly burned, and it is feared fatally.
Moltjr Measures moat Die.
Habbisbtjbg, June 23. The supreme
court has sustained the decision of the
lower court in the case of Pete Manus
and John O'Neill, Molly Maguires, con
victed in Northumberland county and
sentenced to be hanged for the murder
of Coroner Hesser in 1874..
Freight rates from New York to San F"ra-
New Yokk, June 23. The Pacific Mail
Co. this morning gave notice that they
were prepared to name through rates on
freights from fiew X or K to tsan Francisco
via the Isthmus, ancLthat tney would dis-
Satch three steamers per month, viz : on
le 10th, 20th and 30th. The rates named
are $3 per 100 ponnds for first-class
frei&ht. 82 for second-class. l &0 for
third-class and $1 for fourth or special
class. - They also offer to make special
rates for large shipments. 1ms an
nouncement was not unexpected and
created no surprise, as it is the general
opinion that if will not last, but that a
new deal will be nad,wita fne rauroaos.
The "Cattle Crop "in Colorado.
Denver. June 23. A few days since
exciting rumors of cattle disease on the
divide. 30 miles south of Denver, were
current. Investigation has proved that
there was needless alarm, no new cases
beinsr reported for ten days. Timely
precautions have been taken, and the
! president of the Colorado Cattle Growers'
Association states that the infection was
i confined to a few small herds and had not
extended to the plains. The " ronnd-nps
are nearly through. Cattle are reported
in eood condition generally, with less
; losses than formerly, ana witn a greater
increase in calves than m average years,
Tne Hot Blood of Haaitl) Carol Ina.
noMJinaA. June 23. An altercation
Ut nisrht between John English, a well
i known planter, ana pouceman xvow, rc-
niMwi in in lories w hid wii"" uum
i whih he died this morning, Joe En
glish, a brother of deceased, met Jtose
I to-day, when several shots were exchang
ed witnout enect.
The Chicago Outrage.
Chicago. June 23. The Lehr and
Wher Verien, which held a picnicyester
day outside the city, made no effort on
their return to release prisoners, as was
feared. It seems that the picnic was
given by a Bohemian Sunday school, and
that a numerous gang of drunken roughs
had all alonflr firiven considerable trouble,
until finally those in charge of matters
sent for the snarp onooiers as a promo
tion. Thay armed at about a ociock,
and ahnrtlv after that time trouble began
u ralatml. Tlio lieutenant to-nignt de
nies that he cave the order to fire, but
says that after he had cleared the grounds
by a bayonet charge mere was such a
rain of stones and sticks that his men be
ean a desultory fire without orders. The
members of the company all refuse to
talk ; 17 are detained, tne ouiers navug
ruwn rpWvl. The arrival of tbe police
to conduct them to the station ppobably
saved them from personal violence, which
was threatened by tne surrounding ei
cited mob of about 2ww.
The following is believed to be a com-
?lete list of the casualties : Valentine
1 fHark. severely wounded by blows on
the head ; D. H. Wilkie, three inch bay
onet wonnd in left temple ; John Dono
tin loft aiL nf iaw bone shatters 1 and
shot throueh the bady below the tke left
ninnle. said to have died t Henry nU
liama. shot is the body and neck t Albert
Jenckens, wounded in the right saoulder;
little boy wounded, name unknown
Daniel McCarthy, cut with a bayonet.
Hsrmfele ..wtrrngo.
CwcprSATi, June 24. A Frankfort
Ey. dispetoh myi that Saturday night
at Rnd liif3e. 12 rnUsa distant, ft party
nnknowa men attached the house of
tauel Folkner, severely wounded
ner as he ran from the house. They then
aet fire to the dwelling which wus con
sumed with its inmates, Harry Russell,
aged 17, was also shot, and two children
of Falkner, aged 11 and 8. No cause is
given for this brutal affair.
1 Butler'a Candidacy.
: Boston, June 24. Representative
men of the Butler -wing of the demo
cratic party state that the general will
receive and accept, this fall, a labor re
form and democratic nominations for
governor.
The Chicago Outrage.
Chicago, June 24. The Bohemian
communist sharpshooters who were yes
terday imprisoned for firing on a crowd,
were in a justice court to-day, but pend
ing the result of the injuries of Dona
hue, the case was continued and they
were remanded without bail. .
Bsl Hca ssa Bad Deeds,
Buffalo, June 24. Thos, Dunkel,
charged with, killing his wife, killed him
self to-day with a razor.. --
Arrest and Comfrsatcm of the Marderrr of
Mrs. Hall.
Boston, June 24. This morning Cox,
the murderer of Mrs. Hull, gave the
officers a minute disoription of how the
murder was committed, saying that he
smothered Mrs. Hull with his hands and
declaring that he did not inteud to kill
her. Steinberger, the pawnbroker, vis
ited Cox and identified him as the man
who had pawned a cameo set of jewelry,
wnicnled to Jsis arrest. In conver
sation with an officer Cox said : I don't
want my mother to know anything about
this until after I am hung. The officer
said : " Perhaps you wont be hung.
There may be a'' chance of your being
sentenced to state prison for life. " Cox ;
" I would rather he hung than shut np
all my life, and when the time comes
send my things to mother. " Cox ap
pears nervous, ap parently realizing the
terrible position in which he is placed.
He says that he came back to New York
after the murder and never felt any anx
iety about being captured.
Cox, who killed Mrs Hull, will return
voluntarily to New York to-night. To
day he was taken to a photograph gallery,
and a large crown followed him to and
from the city hall. Cox told the officers
that he had no idea Mrs. Hull was dead
until twenty-four hours after the rob
bery. Privateer War to bo Inaugurated on the
Pacifle.
Washington, June 24. The secretary
of war having been informed that Bolivia
has decreed an issue of letters of marque
with authority to privateers to sieze Chil
ian property in neutral vessels, and that
agents of Bolivia have departed for the
United States, collectors of customs are
requested to see section 5290 of the re
vised statutes be vigilantly enforced
against all vessels that appear to be des
tained to violate the neutrality laws of
the United States.
Central and South America.
New York, June 24. A supplement of
the Star and Herald of Panama, issued
on the 16th inst., gives the following as
the terms of capitulation of Aizpnra,
who started the revolution in Aspinwall
on the 7th inst. : Aizpura surrenders
his men and officers.
A cable dispatch from Callao via Lon
don, yesterday, alluded to the bombard
ment of Antofogasta by the Peruvian
ship Huascar. and the Star and Herald
has the following in reference to the af
fair : At Antofogasta the Huascar had
a sharp engagement with shore batteries,
several heavy Erupp guns being in posi
tion and silenced their fire, but it was
found impossible to destroy the water
condensers, one of the chief objects of
the expedition, since having received 48
Hours notice of the approacn of tne ram,
the authorities had time to effectually
protect these machines with piles of bags
filled with with sand and, ritrate. The
Hauscar captured two Chilian merchant
ships loaded with copper ore and dis
patched them for Callao. She then cut
the cable leading from Antofogasta to
Caldera and returned to Iquiqui, where
she barely escaped the Chilian squadron,
these vessels appearing unexpectedly in
tne omng, but giving time to tne Huas
car to avail herself of her superior speed
and get to sea, exchanging shots as she
passed, but without effect-
Railroad Prospects and Probabilities.
Chicago, June 25. The Times' New
York special says : At Boston and San
Francisco capitalists are interested in
the progress which is made with the
Southern Pacific road now being pushed
forward ; and it is expected that within
fifteen months connection will be made
with the Missouri River, Fort Scott &
Gulf Road. This is a Boston enterprise
almost exclusively, and is regarded as
Having a brilliant future. It is said here
on Walt street that before this connec
tion is made arrangements will be com
pleted for an unbroken line from Chica
go in a southwesterly direction, so that
when a junction with the Southern Paci
fic is effected, trains can run through di
rect from Chicago to San Francisco.
This enterprise will destroy the monopo
ly of existing Pacific roads and will be
of great advantage to shippers by forc
ing lower rates for freight and passage.
Managers of the St Louis. Iron Moun
tain and southern roads are negociating
for consolidation with the Texas and Pa
cific line, and as this is being built by
the Pennsylvania railroad managers.
eastern extension may be made .by
another line from Chicago. It is hinted
that Yanderbilt is arranging to -secure
control of the Union Pacific road at the
next election : and that this is the expla
nation of the admission of Mills to the
direction of Lake Shore, and of Yander
bilt to the Chicago Northwestern.
Mills is a large holder in Union Pacific
stock, and with bis co-operation and that
of the Boston holders a majority in favor
of Yanderbilt could readily be secured
Chicago Races.
Chicago. June 25, The first event.
selling race, purse $300, horses to sell
for $1,500 and to carry proper weight.
mile and eight, t-ihecjpnate won in
fcgypt second, Matagorda turd.
The l'. of P. Wins.
Philadelphia. June 25. The inter
collegiate boat race was won by the Uni
versity of Pennsylvania ; Columbia se
cond, and Princeton tmrd.
A Pending Matter.
Washtjiotoi, June 25. Mr. Potestat,
arbitrator on the part of Spam, and
member of the Spanish American mis
sion, having in accordance with his pro
test in the Dominiques case, refused to
refer to the umpire questions affecting
American citizenspip by naturalization
and business in that class of cases hay
ing thus been interrupted, the depart
ment of state will, after the facts shall
have been reported to it by the Amen
can arditrator, open a correspondence
with Spain on the Subject, with a view
to an adjustment ox tne oimcuity.
Heavy Bale of Bonds.
New Iqbk, June 26.-rprexel, Morgan
Co.. of this city received information
yesterday that entire fifteen millions four
per cent, bonds recently purchased from
the First National Bank syndicate, had
been sold in London, and prices advano
ed to 104 X- -
The Aliertsns Stakes.
' J . if
Chicago, June 28. In the. races for
the Allerton stakes mile heats was
won by mark L, Bill Bass second ; time
S)lrer legislation
WASHXKOTOir, June 88.-The senate fi
nance committee this morning, by a mar
jority vote, made several important
amendments to the house bill providing
for the exchange of trade dollars for le
gs tdcr silver dollars, andldecided
that its further consideration should be
postponed until next .December, with
the understanding, however, that . the
bill and amendments are then to be re
ported to the senate as soon as practi
cable. The principal amendment adopt
ed to-day provides that the exchange of
the legal tender dollars for trade dollars
shall be at the market value of the latter,
regarded as bullion and not " at par, " as
provided by the house bill. The com
mittee also struck out the house pro
viso that trade dollars, recoined under
this act, shall not be counted as part of
the coinage of silver required by act of
Febnary 28, 1878. The vote on the ques
tion of adopting these amendments, and
also on postponing the report until next
December, was as follows : Yeas : dJay
ard, Kernan, Morrill and Ferry ; nays :
Wallace, Voorhees and Beck. The ob
ject in not reporting the bill this session
is to preclude the possibility of the War
ner silver bill being moved as an amend
ment in the senate, with the result of
prolonging the session.
- ' The atleklsMT PolhC "
WaSHiNOTOir, June 28, The story of
an alleged bargain for the votes of 14 or
15 southern. retresenta,tivea to nrocnrn 1
the passage of the marshals appropria- i
tion bill without riders, which was quot-
ed but discredited on the streets last
night, has been entirely exloloded to-day.
A careful inquiry proves also that there
is no prospect of a break in the Demo
cratic ranks upon this question for any
cause or in any contingency likely to
wise- The Democrats in both. branches
of congress appear to be unanimous in
favor not only of adjourning as soon as
a veto is received, but of adjourning im
mediately after the possible call. Even
such conservative Democrats as Alex. H.
Stephens now unite with the rest of the
party in open expressions of this deter
mination. Stephens said to-day with
reference to the marshals appropriation
bill : " I am for sending it to the presi
dent as often as ae calls us together with
out dotting aa I or crossing a T, and I
am willing to sit here and do that until
the 46th congress expires. " He added
that he did not know a single democrat
in the house who could not be relied up
on to fight out this controversy to the
end. Senator Ben Hill, who has been
one of the most conservative counsellors
in all the democratic caucuses heretofore
held this session, asserts positively that
no southern democrat will make any fur
ther concession. The chairman, Atkins,
says : "I shall not report the bill again,
in fact shall not call a meeting of the
committee on-appropriations until next
December unless congress gets into gen
eral legislation. In that event we will
not report any other bill in regard to
marshals. " It is therefore evident that
the dominant party has reached the stick
ing point, and a later dispatch to night
may very possibly convey to your readers
information that in view of this firm de
termination, President Hayes has con
cluded to abandon all purposes of call
ing another extra session. There proba
bly will be less than a quorum in the
house of representatives to morrow, and
the senate committee on appropriations
win aououess recommend concurrence
in house adjournment resolutions with
out amendments, as any change in the
time proposed, namely 4 o'clock to-morrow
afternoon, would require concur
rence of a quorum of the house. Action
by the senate upon this resolution can,
however, be prevented bv a sinde nbiec-
tion after it is reported back from com
mittee to morrow, and in this event no
final adjournment con be effected before
Tuesday.
Ilaree' Ae-loo.
The president in determining to recall
congress immediately, does it to make
sure mat me passage of caucus bill No.
2 is the sober judgment -of the majority.
If congress adjourns early enough in the
day the president will call them back
the same day. The main object of the
recall is based upon a belief that the ma
jority in congress is really desirous of
passing unrestricted bills, and that by
sending this bill back an unrestricted
one will be passed by consevative demo
crats and republicans.
It can be stated authoritatively that
the president's inclination is to recon
vene congress by proclamation should
adjourment occur without the appropria
tion for marshals being made.
v ashikoton, june xnere seems
to be no doubt that the judicial appro
priation bill will receive the president's
signature. The bill for the payment of
u. . juarsiiais, etc., will be vetoed. The
message will be short.
The Mississippi Lore Convention.
Washington, June 28. The president
has made the following nominations for
members of the Mississippi levee com-
: . TT -r -i -r
uiuaiMuua . xArriHuu, ox inaians ; ameB
u. LAda, civil engineer, of Missouri : B.
Morgan Uarrad, civil engineer, of Louis.
tana ; JUeutenant-Uolonel U. A. Gilmore,
Major Cyrus B. Comstock and Major
Charles R. Suter, of the United States
engineer corps, and Henry Mitchell,
coast ana geodetic survey.
The Hatter of Adjenrnmeat.
The senate committee on appropria
lions has deferred action on the adjourn
ment resolution till Monday.
Komi nation B ejected.
The senate in executive session to-day
rejected me nomination of I). T. Uorbyn
chief justice of the supreme court of
Utah. .. .
Two Pays, Instead or One.
The banks connected with the San
Francisco Clearing House have agreed
to suspend business on the 5th of July.
PACIFIC COAST.
Killed by a Tramp.
San Fbancisco, June 26. J. F. Jair
gard. a resident of Bitters. Butte eonntv
was stabbed this morning and instantly
killed by a tramp. Citizens threatened
to lynch the tramp, who was locked up,
Mysterious Action.
J. E. Duff, auditor of the Eureka and
Palisade railroad, disappeared a week
ago, and it is now ascertained he left for
me sandwich Islands. His accounts
were found to be all right, and his action
is attributed by his friends to temporary
mental derangement.
For School Superintendent.
The workingmen's municipal conven
tion nominated Sot superintendent of
public schools George Cassman, a teach
er of extended experience.
' ' " The Bntro Tnnnel.
Adolph Sutro has to-day telegraphed
from Sutro to the superintendents of the
mines on the Comstock lode, requesting
them to pump into the tunnel to-morrow
for the purpose of testing the boxes, and
notifying them that on Monday morning
next me tunnel will be prepared to re
ceive water from all the mines.
':' Ban Francisco Cowrt Record.
Saw Fhajucjbco, June 25,--Registrar
Kaplan has applied ta the courts here
for a record of the naturalization busi
ness done by them, in order to prevent
fraudulent registration under the new
law. In complying with his request, it
has been discovered that prior to 187(3
the records of the U. S. circuit and dis
trict courts had been very loosely kept
that the minute books of the naturaliza
tion business show thousands of names
whose naturalization is void on account
at not having been entered in the iudur-
ment book and h.at hundreds have been
naturalized of whom there ia no record
whatever. AU these persons willjhaij t-t.i
ton again- Ve
Heavy Cxchjutaje ot" Mirer for Curer.
Between 9 and 10 A. M. to-day Sub
Treasurer Sherman took in $13,000 in
small silver for which legal tender money
was given. Considerable more was re
ceived but not counted, including $25,'
000 from one of the banks. The Bank
of California has turned in $150,000, and
expects to have as much more.
Kara Instance of Endarmiiec.
At Piatt's hall this evexing John Arm
strong of this city completed the task of
walking half a mile each quarter hour
for twenty hours each day for thirty
days. - :
J&mn Probably Burned to Death.
At 5:30 this morning the house of Peter
Peltret, baucelito, was destroyed by fire.
The family narrowly escaped with their
lives, as the entire building was envelop
ed in flames by the time they got out.
The origin of the fire is at present un
known, but believed to have been caused
by a drunken man named George Harris,
who is missing, and who is believed to
have been burned with the building.
, Fatal Accident.:
This afternoon an elevator in the gro-
eery store of Lebenbaum & Goldberg,
tn? ?rn of Polk and California
"'Vr t,and ?eU a dl8iace
of this city, was in the elevator at the
time and received fatal injuries.
The tii B. Convention at Sacramento.
Sacbakento, June 25. At 11 o'clock
this morning not over fifty delegates to
the H. B. convention had assembled, but
a number are expected on the noon trains.
There will be many proxies, several
counties being represented by only one
delegate. A majority of the delegates
are old line democrats.
Campbell proposed Biggs for tempo
rary chairman, and without waiting for
a second, put the same to the meeting,
declaring him elected.
At 2:55 there were 66 delegates in their
seats with about 20 more inside the rail.
Gov. Irwin, Surveyor General Minor,
Secretary of State Beck and comptroller
Brown deny that they have made any pro
positions to the H. B's for a coalition
ticket. At 3 o'clock Major Biggs called
the convention to order, nearly one-half
the chairs being unoccupied.
The convention reassembled at 7:30 P.
M.
Report of committee on credentials
was presented, showing about 35 coun
ties represented ; report adopted.
A committee on platform was appoint
ed by the chair, three from each congres
sional district and one at large.
A committee on parmanent organiza
tion was appointed. Adjourned till to
morrow. Shipping.
Victoria, June 25. The steamship
Umpire and Victoria, for San Francisco
with coal, passed down this morning.
The Empire has on board the first ship
ment of coal from the South Willington
mine.
The American ship Herman, from
Acapulco, arrived to load coal for San
Francisco.
Victobia. June 26. The ship Belvi-
dere, to load coal at Nanaimo. arrived
this morning.
The bark Thos. iletcher has been
chartered to load coal at South Willing-
ton for K. U. (jnandier, San inrancisco.
The Largest Salmon ever Caught.
A salmon that weighed 98 pounds when
caught has been received here from the
Skeena river fishery by Mr. Turner,
mayor of Victoria. Its length is 5 feet
ix incneB iron, nose to tan. ix is saia to
be the largest salmon ever caught.
1 . F , . .... J T I , ...
Fish Net Found.
A fishery net has been picked up in
Fuca Strait entangled. In its meshes
were two porpoises and twenty or thirty
salmon, all dead. It is supposed to have
been lost from a fishing boat off the Col
umbia river bar.
Murder and Suicide,
San Fbancisco, June 27. A double
tragedy occurred at California City, just
across me bay, in Mann county, mis
morning, resulting in the instant death
of Adonia Fulton, manager of the Dn
pont Powder Co., the magazine of which
is located there, andR. H. Moore, keep
er of the magazine. Moore discharged
the duties of his position so unsatisfac
torily mat a day or two ago ne received
notice that his services would be dis
pensed with on next Tuesday. When
mis news reached him. he became very
angry and grew hourly more sullen and
morose. At a Quarter past eight o'clock
this morning, Fulton, who lived in this
city, started in the sloop May Flower to
visits me magazine, accompanied by nis
wife and three children, together with
two lady friends. Reaching the landing
at California - City. Mr. Fulton went
ashore, leaving the others to follow at
their leisure, lie had not gone far be
fore he was met by Moore. It was ob
served that a few words passed between
them, but what was said is not known, as
mere was no one within hearing distance.
At a moment when the captain of the
sloop happened to look toward them, he
saw Moore start backward a step or two.
draw a revolver, level it at Fulton's head
and fire. The latter sprang several feet
into the air, fell head downward and lay
still. Seeiner this. Moore placed me muz
zle of the pistol to his right temple and
again fired. Both men were shot through
the brain and died almost instantly. The
bodies were taken on board the sloop and
broucrht to mis city. Fulton was a na
tiveof JNew lork, aged on years. XNeimer
me nativity nor age of Moore is Known.
Substitute Nomination.
San Fbancisco. June 24. Working
men have nominated Charles Tillson tax
collector vice Gurtin declined, and W
N. Staley, superintendent of streets.
The San Franclseo Pedestrian Match.
At 2 o'clock this morning at Piatt's
hall. Exildft La ChapeUe and Fannie Ed
wards completed the task of wanting 3uu
quarter miles in 300 quarter hours, both
apparently as fresh as wnen tney startea
and continued walking with the intention
of making 400 quarters.
Probable Murder.
Modesto. June 24. Wednesday, June
18th. William Gidson came to mils' .Ter
ry and reported that William Walker, a
neighbor died suddenly of hemorrage of
me tuners, and wanted a coffin to burry
him, and it was not necessary to hold an
inquest; but citizens thougnt best to
send a doctor wno found His head crusn
ed as from a blow. An axe was found
standing near the door covered with
blood. Gibson has been arrested and
his many contradictory stories point to
him as me murderer. .
Dr. Glenn Accept.
The following telegram from Dr. Glenn
was read :
Your telegram announcing my nomi
nation was received too late to answer
last night. I have not seen the platform
adopted by your convention, but presum
ing that it requires nothing more of me
man a pledge to carry out me new eon
stitntioh in all its parts, I accept your
nomination in accordance with the tele-
gran) I laid; before yonr convention
through my friends of the Colusa dele,
ration,
The convention reassembled this even-
ing and appointed a state central com
mittee with power to conduct the com
paism and t till vacancies in the ticket
should any occur. '
A telegram was received Jrom J,
West. Los Angeles. declLnins the nom
nation for lieutenant eovsrscr, aad D
C. Reed of San Diego was nominated in
stead, wnereu non -nriconyenuon aa
jouxned since die. . "
rAcnt"NTrt, jonjt
ond Sam. Soule, of , San Francisco.
Third Endorsed Gen. Stoneman, work
ingman's nominee.
The state convention nominated for
survevor-general, O. F. Clark, of Ala
meda. v v -'
Clerk supreme court, Edwin J, Smith,
of Sacramento.
. A Cargo from the Sonnd. V.
Seattle, June 27. The s term ship Da
kota sailed from here this morning at 6
o'clock for San Francisco. Freight from
the sound consists of 300 hides, 10 car
loads barrel stuff, 150 bales wool, 1500
sacks oats and 150 packages miscellan
eous cargo. She takes forty passengers.
CONGRESSIONAL-
Washiihstobt, June 26.
Test asked tha unanimous consent out of the
morning hour to call up the concurrent silver res
olution, submitted by him yesterday, and stated
that his object was to get a vote on the subject and
let the people know who were in iavor of and who
against remonetisstion and free coinage. He be-
uevea western senator to oe almost unanimously
in favor of it regardless of party lines. He bad re
ceived at least a hundred letters from his people
alvocatiog remonetisation, and hardly one in re
gard to the political question beinr discussed
The people desired to know how the senators
stood on the question. .
cnanoier oojectea ana tne resolution wear over.
Consideration was resumed of a joint resolution
to oroTlde extra rav for eousrre atonal emDlorea.
Windom arala read statistics in retard to tha
republican administration of the government
The report of tbe conference committee on the
letter canters' deficiency bill was adopted. Tbe
snncipai moorncauon is inat tne appropriation
for balances due railroads on all routes is stricken
out.
On motion or Faddock. tbe senate nroceeded to
consider tbe substitute reoorled from tbe commit
tee on public lands for the bouse bill extending
tbe provisions of an act enUtled 'An act for the
relief of certain settlers on nublio landt." until
October 1st. 1880, which was passed with alight
amendment.
Beck, from tbe committee on finance resorted
favorably on tbe Joint resolution providing for a
committee to investigate the best means ot guard
ing and collecting tbe public revenue, and as ta
whether anv chance is necessarr in tne methods
of making appropriations. The resolution was
saased It Drovides that the eomiaiuaa shall con.
list of three members from each bouse.
A croBosltion rerekins leave of absence mated
mesBoer, ana requiring an aoseni to report imma-
oiaieir, was maae oy urmneia ana oojecroa to.
The bill maklDC aDbrosriatlon for certain ludl
dal expenses, and the bill making appropriations
to pay tees oi marsnan ana iseir general deputies.
were renortea irom ine committee on aonronria-
Uons, and ordered printed and referred.
Tbe bill prontbtttng political assessments came
np as ounces or tbe morning hour.
uarneia sougnt aa opportunity or sneaklns
against the bill, but was cut off by the (previous
quwqn, wnereupuu uuswr; tactics ware resonea
to or tne nepuoiiceus.
Tbe conference resort noon the latter carri
ers' bill was agreed to.
Tne committee on appropriations this mornlnr
rejected by a party vote the various amendments
offered by republican members, and instructed
Atkins, chairman, to report tbe two bills provid
log for the Judicial expenses of the government
The honse nassed tbe iudiclal exriense aitnio-
ptiatton bill without any material amendment
and tbe house then at 1:50 adjourned.
Senate.
Washinstoh. JnnaK.
Tbe report of tbe conference committee no the
letter carriers deficiency bill was adopted, Tbe
principal modification is that the appropriation
tor balances due railroads on all routes is stricken
out
On motion of Paddock, the senate nroceeded to
consider ute noniuxte reponeu irom tne commtv
tee on pubilo lands for the house bill extending
the provisions of an act ' entitled : " An act
tor ine relief or certain setuers on public lands."
until October 1st. 1880, which was passed with a
atigbt amendment i
Beck, fiom the committee of finance, reported
favorably a joint resolution providing for the com
mittee to inveatisate the best means of guarding
and collecting the public revenue, and as to whe
tner any cnange is necessary in the method of
making appropriations. The resolution was
nassea. It Drovides that the committee shs.ll eon
sist of three members from each house, forhd of
nve senaion ana seven repreeenmuve.
Aui.on movea to reier ue resolution to tne
nanos committee.
alaxey opposed the motion.
Allison further objected that this resolution look.
ed to unlimited coinage, which would drive gold
out of tbe country and Hood us with European bul
lion. Alter niruter aeoate vest otrerra tne follow
ing as a substitute for his first resolution to obviate
iv criticism as to Its wording.
rcenowa.
That complete remonetlsetlon of silver
ana its restoration to perieot equality with gold.
both as coin and bullion are demanded alike by
the dictates of justice and wise statesmanship.
The morning hour expiring the resolution g jes
over until te morrow.
The resolution Drovidlnc additional nav for con
grauloual employes was again taken up. The
amendment of Wallace and loralia forminr the
ota judicial expenses Din, political assessments
dui. etc., were witnorawo oy unanimous consent.
and the resolution passed aa reported from the
committee witn sugot amenamenu
Baton reported the judicial expenses appropria
tion bill passed yesterday by the house. He said
there would be no attempt by the majority to
snorien aeoate ana a nigui session would aot oe
rorcea. ine Dill was wen eoouaerea
Windom replied to the speech of Saolsnarr yes
terday aa to Windom's connection with the negro
exodus Windom declared that be gloried in the
fact in at be bad done something to instill into the
nesrro mind the thought that he had a riarht to
leave a region where he was oppressed and flee to
one where he would be treated as an American
eltisen. He had been frequently asked wby be
naa Become somewnat raaiuai ' oi late, it
because ba bad listened w stories or these poor
refugees, not published anywhere ; not made for
political effect. Unless there was a change ia the
treatment of the blacks the exodus would stop,
bat It would stop because it would change Into a
stamoede in the next two or three rears.
Vance asked Windom if he had received any of
inese stones irom norm varotioa. ue ascea oe
cause he bad read a letter signed by two colored
men, wnicn ne sent mine dens aesc ana naa
road, a follows: "To Messrs. Conklinr. Blaine
and others who so strenuous y opposed tne repeal
of certain laws now being debated: Wears per
sonally acquainted with Hon Governor Vance,
and take tne liberty through him to state that to
tbe beet of our knowledge and belief there never
was a & lac it man prevented irom oting in Bono
Carolina on account of his race. We speak know
ingly of thta county. We are both of black oom-
p exionand have represented this county In the
IcgisiMurs oi pons larouut.
Windom How black f
Vance Lark enough to belong to tbe BeDUbll-
can party and not be mistaken
uonaung Am i ngnt in neanng my name reaa
s nrst oi inose to wnom tnat tetter was aa-
d rested?
Vance Yes. sir.
Conkllnc I wish onlv to sav that I never heard
of it before, and the completion of the letter seems
therefore more doubtful than the complexion of I
those wno wrote it. it it rather nnuiuai to aa
dress a let er to one or three senators and in place
oi sending it to euner oi tnam, to sena it to some-
noay else.
Eallroad Travel.
When you get to the station hunt up
the agent and ask him what time the
next train goes. Never mind about tell
ing him which way, for he can ask you
mat. it will show whether be is paying
any attention to yonr question. Then
ask him wnat time all the other trains
come, inst to see if he knows. If von
think of it, ask 'him if they stop, if they
are freight or passenger, and other little
things yon can think of. For you know
he gets paid for answering questions. It
uoesu 1 matter wueuier you uiteuu riuuig
on the train or not. - If you are tired, go
and sit down, but do not rest longer than
j . 11 , 1 1 i , , -
is necessary, for you nave not inquired
if the road is going to change time soon.
and wnat time me train is likely to get
through on the new card. Ask him what
time the trains run by on his road, and
how much faster that is than Chicago
time, tor ne knows, and 11 be does not
tell it is because he is uncivil. Just as
the train is coming, and the ticket agent
is closing his ticket window to go out to
the train, rush np and tell him you want
a ticket. Don't say anything about where
yon want to go. oea now near he can
guess at it. Oive him a $10 bill, and
after he has hurried up ' to get out his
change box, if there is any silver among
it, say to nun, " Here, 1 guess 1 nave
the change," for this is the way to find
out his disposition. Then it is a good
time to tell him that you have a trunk to
check. The world was not made in a
day, and what's the use of being in
hurry, you know? Put your ticket in
your pocket-book, and button two or
three coats oyer your pocket. Don't
make a move to get it ready for the con
ductor for he may miss yon, and yqu
U1 T uia, ui iuu uapi, 43I4 40 44M
Vla -l.t va.i1. .1 . rm.AM v..
01 time to wait, but if ne nasn t its
,ot your fault, Pnring yonr trip ask tbe
ndactor all me questions you asked me
TOt, ior pernaps tne agent nas ilea to
yo about some of mem. if me conduc
tor nswera you short in reply to any of
yout questions, it is because. Jie is mad
at jvi buying a ticket. He wanted yon
topayitohim so he could knockdown
the niiney for they all steal you know.
'in iauroaaer. "
"Show me some leather-colored w-ash-
mere, shld a lady to a sa'
piece suit as to quM" '
color.' "If-
said thei'
srlftaYBCa JO COMXKRCS.
msmsMtal. -
If on DiT Evarnwi, Jnn 30, 1879,
Uvwr ooih Kl per cent dlseonnt.
Bah Txascwco. Jane 27. Silver coin, 99i9
dollars No mora quotation. None Ih
market for sale.
Maw Toax. June 27. Silver bullion 1000 fine, per
fine ounce, 12
Loudon, Jane 2. Consols 7 S-IS. P. If.
97 11 16.
Silver.
U. & jWas-es, PA 1 . X.
SAB FRAn CISCO
FRODCCB MARKET
rRCUl
rem by TCLxamAPg to tbx oaaso-
i.l
5 Bah FKAMcism. June 2S
ehoiaa, sold at tt 70; quiet ;
m nneas mining.
supping, eDMo 1
ipping.ehoianaoidatfl 66; qulat.
ri
loar Quiet.
Potatoes Dnimnroved.
Oats Kasier. t
Wool Nominally unchanged..
Onions Unchanged. " .
uvurooL wheat tu.ax.Br. i
LnrKSLFOOL, Jane 27. Wheat, 'on spot, arm;
No.
i nanaara, per cental. W7a : PiO. x
standard, pet
ctl. Si 2d; red winter, Ss Id;
white Michigan. S4d; red Am. spring, No. t to No
2, shipping, 7 d8s sd. s
Oold and Stock Co as pans" Reports.
'. IIUST MSFA1Cn.f . i
v ' . 8a FaAwnsoo. June 27.
Wheat -Movement Is larger and is likely to In
crease. There is very Utile demand for any pur
pose. Market easier in spite of Liverpool ad rase
for spot, and quotable choice mUling. 11 70; ex
tra choice shipping, fl 82U1 6S.
Flour Doll.
Com Weak and dun.
Barley Steady ; brewing. I0otl 05.
Potatoes Zfeper box, 87c peratck. i'
Oars Feed, market still nnotabla at lut flram
No sale of round lots to day. Receipts larger
from ail auanera. Buyers ara sasmln.lv hnMin.
oir. . --.. -
XKOUSH COTTOIC MlBJtrr, - -
' LmzmoL Jnna27.
uiuua vnu ana nncnangea. - -
; j CmCAOO stABKCTS.! .
Chiciso. June 27.
Wheat-57Jr7Sc per bushel paid for June.
Baoon Short rib sides, St 90.
Pork 80 naid for June t
Lard to 10 paid for Juno.
rxw Toag KAaxaia. .'
XcvTftlT.inB.97
Cotton Quiet.
nour and wool steady.
Beerbohaa KngUah Wheat Report. ,
London. June 2S Floating csreoes. ajlet.
Cargoes on passage and for prompt anipment.
ratner easier.
Good cargoes off coast No. 1 spring wheat, ma
lum Chicago or Milwaukee. 480 lbs. sea daman
for sellers' account less usual per cent commis-
sion, 4Ss) red winter, 46 ; Cala . 600 lbs., ftd.
Good shipping California wheat on passage, per
800 lbs., Queeaatown for orders, just shipped or to
oe promptly snipped, ae; nearly ana, tor, Oregon
ror taipznenfc, m
Fair average Chicago or Milwaukee for ship
ment present month and following one, per 480
ids.. American senna, o.
English country markets, torn easier.
French country markets, turn easier.
Weather in England, changeable.
LrvaaroOL. June 28 Wheat, spot, turn Jearsr.
No. 1 Standard. 9 7d: No. do. Ss 2d: red winter.
Ss Id; white Michigan, 9 id; red Am. spring No,
to no. -a, snipping, per cental, 7s vgmt so.
Weather on tha continent nnravurabia to stow-
ing crops. -
": Shipping IntaUlgenee.
BY TKLKOEAPK.J !
8am Fbancisco. June 27. Arrived 8n Granada.
Panama; str Belgtc, China; Br ship Capo Verde,
Newcastle. Australia.
Sailed Br bk woosnnc. Callao: bk Baawan
8prague. Port Gamble ; ok Marmioa. Nanaimo.
. CsitDirr, June It. Sailed British sh Oberoa,
San Francisco. - t
Pbnamg, Mat 11. Arrived Bk R Armar. Singa
pore
v lcroaiA, June z eauea etr uaiirornut, fort
land. .
Hon June 27 Arrived Ger sh Polynesia. San
Fiandsco and Queenstown.
Hon rue (no date) Br bk Ellarhank atova
now oy running into quay.
Victobia, Jane 28. Arrived Str CaUfomia,
Astoria, Jane 28. Trench ard A TJeshar tele
graph at 9 A. M : Str Stale of California arrived
aosnatsA.it. ina ilubt n w : weather clear.
Port Gamble. June 28. arrived fib Sinmsn
San Francisco.
A Bird's Courtship god Delta.
A lady who lives on Olive street relates
the following: A few days ago there fell
in front of her window from a tree a
"chippy." or ground bird, such as chatter
about tbe parks and streets. It seemed
weaned and crippled. She nicked it ud
ana earned it m tne nouse, fed it from
her own mouth, and at niebt placed it in
the cage with her canary. The canary at
once bestowed on tbe new comer all the
attention of a mother, and nestled beside
ttie little stranger during the night. In
the morning the lady placed the "chippy"
in a window so that it might have the
privilege of regaining its freedom. It
Illumed its tinv wincm and wont, awav
The canary mourned during the day as if
ne naa lost nts mate, in the evening tne
cnippy came dsck and nercbed udou
the window. The sash was raised and it
new in and rested upon the caire. and
seemed gratified. This was repeated two
orttiree flays, the "chippy" going each
morning and returning in the evening.
One day it went awav and did not come
back. The canary drooped, and tbe next
day fell dead from his perch in the win
dow. That tueht the "chiPDv" returned.
and during the evening it mourned over
its dead companion, in tbe morning it
clung to the cage until it was turned out.
fort few days me empty cage was bung
in the window, and on each succceeding
evening the "chloDv" returned and
chirped as if it was grief stricken. One
day it brought a worm in its bill, drooped
it in its cage, new away, and came back no
more. y. IjOum lmes.
Home 'Politeness.
He who is scrupulouslv polite and re-
spectiui to an women in public, but habit
ually saves coarse manners and vulgar
language for his own wife and daughters,
is no gentleman. He is only an im poster.
The young man who oils his hair, outs
sweet odors upon his pocket handkerchief,
ana oows witn cnarming elegance to Miss
Arabella Spriggins and her lady friend,
and goes borne to sneer at bis mother,
aispoey ner wisnes, ana treat tier with
familiar discourtesy, is a pinchbeck imita
tion oniy or a gentleman. Uenuine good
manners and genteel breeding should be
gin at home. As a rule, the men in the
community wbo are the most trusted are
the best men at home. When a man
opens his front gate only to meet his
wife's face radiant with pleasure, and
bears the shout from eager children,
"Papa is coming," Jt is safe, as a rule, to
lend that man money. He is honest, and
win repay it it be an. Selected.
Between 1857 and 1876. the value of
imported and cereal food consumed in
Great Britain rose from 35.000.000 to
$110,000,000, about one-half being repre
sented by wheat; in fact, it seems that the
half of every loaf eaten in Encland is
maae oi lore urn wheat, tine point which
has not been fully noticed before is that
to-day me nse of food derived from am
mal sources has very much increased in
England. Thirty years ago not more
man one-third of the Enttlisb people con
sumeo animai iood even once in me week.
To-day nearly all of them nse it at least
once every day. Now, ten years ago the
United Kingdom "produced nine-tenths
of the meat and dairy produce which
was eaten, but last year three-fourths
only were made, me other fourth coming
from abroad.
Col. Waring, in The Bulletin of the
American Jersey Cattle Club, gives an
account oi a cow that is blessed with a
pedigree that should make her a very
valuable animal. He says: Not only
was this cow born in two different years.
bred by two different gentlemen, begot
ten by two different sires, out of twe dif
ferent dams, bought by two different
Fowlers, imported in two different ships.
ana sold on two dmerent eates te , so dif
ferent p'-.'ers,- but she has been regis
tered fir 'the herd registar of the Ameri-
lcan Jersey CctUe Club under two dilTer-
ent numbers.
Can any one tell how a man who is al
jyays complaining that he carnKt tlTord
tuoscnae ior t.ie v
.''0 Pf.A
I frosa wcclt ti f ;
neighbors, c s ... -ri
f
attc-nd every
yea ,a t..a vil-
Agrlcaltsrsl Kotes. '
. The Canadian Government has offered
$10,000 for ten years, on certain condi
tions, to the first sugar factory. - ,
Ashes moistened with kerosene oil is
recommended for keeping striped bugs
from cucumber, melon and squash vines
; A gentleman wishes to know how far
north the paw paw tree will grow and
ripen its fruit. Who can give the dosired
information?
At the present time a heavy emigration
from the eastern counties of Minnesota
and neighboring States are moving to
the Pacific Coast.
The yield of maple sugar in Vermont
is oniy aoont naif wnat it is in average
0 OUW. M U UVWJ
ends." The quality, however, is excel
lent.
One of the South Carolina emigrants
to Liberia has returned. He says nearly
wne-imu iu muse wno went out are dead,
and the rest are anxious to get back. .
Mr. Bobert Salmin, of Lincoln town
ship, Indiana, has a Cotswold ewe that
recently dropped three fine lambs.
A hand-sieve, snoh as plasterers use
for screening sand, is recommended for
sowing blue grass seed. The sieve ia
held in one hand and the seed rubbed
mrougb with, me other.
However ranch poultry-fanciers differ
about the merits of the different breeds
of fowls, all admit that the Dorkins have
the most meat on their breasts, and are
me oest momers.
An honest Hibernian, in recommend
ing a cow, said she would give milk year
after year without having calves. "Be
cause," said he, "it runs in the brade;
for she came from a cow that never had
a calf."
Brazil sells about three-fourths of her
coffee crop, or, in 1877, 1,800,000 bags,
to the United States, for which we pay
chiefly in gold, me gold balance paid in
1877 for Brazilian products amounting
to $45,000,000. ; ; -
Peafowl are worth the trouble of keep
ing on farms for their beauty alone.
They may, however, be made the source
of profit. It has become quite fashiona
ble of late to keep peacocks in parks, and
large prices are paid for them.
A farmer's wife in New York uses her
summer kitchen for a winter green
house. A coal fire in the house kitchen
supplies all the heat necessary for the
plants when the door between the two
apartments is allowed to remain open.
An agricultural exchange says: " In
Holland, where sand is more plentiful
and cheaper than hay, it is used for bod
ding cows." From this it would appear
that hay is more plentiful and cheaper
than sand in most if not all other coun
tries. ;: .-" : ''
Christian Jarvis, of Oswego, lent Istae
Pierce a horse. The horse was taken
suddenly sick and died while in Mr.
Pierce's possession. Mr. Jarvis brought
suit against Mr. Pierce to recover dam
ages, which resulted in a verdict of no
cause for action.
A practice prevails in some of the New
England States of giving to a cow to
drink the first mess of milk drawn from
her after calving. Injurious effects are
reported as me .esult of this, but many
farmers contend that this is a proper diet
ior cows mat nave juut dropped a cau.
A Vermonter contributes to The Jfew
England Farmer the result of some ex
periments made by him in tapping maple
trees, lie nnds mat sap is sweeter in me
early than in the latter part of the sea
son. Sap drawn from near the surface
of the tree, where the wood is white.
makes light-colored sugar, but that
drawn from near the center, where the
wood is deep-colored, makes a brown
sugar. Tne higher the point from which
the sap is taken the larger the amount of
sugar contained in it.
A bushel of Brazil seed potatoes will
not make as many plants as a bushel of
some other variety, hence it is not a
profitable one to plant for the sale of
plants: but the plants are so much
stronger and so sure to live, when prop
erly set out, and so productive, that the
plants grown from a bushel of seed will
produce as large a crop as the plants
grown from a bushel of Nansemond, so
Ai A Al. n
mat ior me grower OI potatoes, whether
to sell or to use, it is more profitable
uian any outer variety.
In this market green asparaena is nr-
wrrea vo wniie. in most European coun
tries, however, only the white or bleach
, . , -. . - "
ed is salable. When asparatma is ob
tained by setting the plants several inches
below the surface of the ground and cat
ting them as soon as the tops make their
appearance ana Dei ore they nave been
coiorea oy me action of the sun. : Our
method of cultivatintr this plant was im
ported from Europe where white aspar
agus is in demand. In growing green
asparagus the roots should not be cov
ered deeply, ,
Grandfather Llckshlsgie's Tlew ef It
Grandfather Lickshincle threw I own
ue paper yesterday in disgust and ex
ciaimea:
it makes me sick: bv orar-inna- it
makes me sick! "
' What makes von sick, crrandfather?'
asked James.
Why, here s another coachman runs
away with his employer's daughter. "
It certainly is too bad," said James.
And they set married the minute
they are out of sieht of her father's
honse." . -
The poor, silly thing." ;
" Well. I should say the poor, silly
thing!" I should say the sap-head, the
shallow pate, the crazy, crack-brained
unDecue, continued grandfather in a
towering rage.
Tne poor creatures are lust from
boarding school," said James, "with
their heads full of romantic " a
"Who's just from boarding school f
yelled grandfather. -v-
" The poor, sill v snrls are
" Who's talkm' about girls?" yelled
the old man, a little more savagely man
before. "It's the coachman I'mhittin'
at. If I had a son. an' he was a good
coachman, an' he would disgrace himself
by 'running away with his employer's
giddy daughter, I'd spend my pension
money in riotous livin', an I wouldn't
leave him one red cent to rub against
another. Now yon hear your old grand
father quote baakspeare! Cincinnati
inquirer. -v-.-;-.
1 lie Work of Train Plssatebers
i ' v i '''Je.: ... .
As a rule, too much is required of train
dispatchers, and too little attention giver;
to we selection oi ttiose qaalined to Oil
the position with distinction, and in all
cases too email a saury is allowed for the
valuable and responsible duties required.
The position of a M train dispatcher " u
the most responsible one or railway ser
vice, and should command tbe highest
reward. Its exhaustive labors require ths
expense of great physical power, which
should be carefully guarded, and the
hours of service so regulated as to leave
tnem tresn, active and in full potseMoc
of mental vigor at ail times,, as np&n these
depends, in a great aeeasare, tha safety ol
the lives of passengers, trtia-meu, an
the property of patrons, an i vpoa mem
tnoet managers depend for aa economics
movement of trains; that delays, that art
not only vexatious, bet mutfui or. m
creased expensss, are a void ed. i.su 'a
i'A sell tba t
ar 1 1' tilths fecce
PUS
1 cf
n
i src soft: a at!
ia J f i I 1 r j
tts t-caelicf t'.8si-.i to?
5 J.
COBJT STAB"i
flourrlcnpwL:-.
cup corn su;r ., .
Jel&x Caks. 3 f
tablespoonfnls era. ,
cream of tartar, 1 t- -cup
of Sour. -
Sous Mxlk Caks. 1
cup sugar, Yt cup fc".t. r, .
- eTg. 1 teaspooufal s.i-i, ; ;
raisins, spice. '
White Moustaix Caxf.. L
1 cup milk, 2-;l enptf
flour, 2 eggs, 2 ien.-p.y . '
tartar, 1 teaepocnf.il BCiLi.
Fbtkd Cases. 1 cup bi.,' .
sugar, 2 eggs, 3 table-poo- ' i
teaspoonful of saleratus. 1 , i c
and roll in white sugar hf-,'-' .
BaAtTnm, Casus. 3 e -,
sugar, V cup butter. Vi cv
flour, 1 teaspoonful of cs -
V, teaspoonful of eocU. -
ter, sugar and yolks of iLp
then the whites. Put au t
stir quickly. Flavor wita t
bake twenty-five minutes.
Tttbkibh Coffkk. In ctl r
Turkish coffee the roasted L
proper amount of sugar are r-onr . ,
a mortar not made of metal; tvo i
spoonfuls are put into a small La c
with water, and allowed to boil for v
half an hour, if not all that tie: .
hot liquid is poured into a sat.; . '
cup and left ta settle. Do not t'
any after it settles. Coffee shn-T 1 r
be roasted too quickly.
A Breakfast Dish. Break ii
cupful of cheese and put it itto a :
pan with the same qnsctlty of
when if boils and the cheese 13 r
melted add a small pinch cf r -
pepper and salt to taste end al
very fine cracker crumbs; s
until these are heated and tern a i
size of a walnut and three 73 1
for omelet. Mix with a silver f. . .
xne eggs are cooked, tnra 00 1
heated platter and serve at cnee
uatcaxb. Have ready to
eighteen inches square; put t"o c
handfuls of oatmeal ii a botl,
with cold water, but notiii e' ;
salt nor butter; beware of i.--.
wet: roll it out on one of i se 1 1
the other on the top, acJ t .-
then remove the top boar 1, s 1
thinner; repeat this anil t
enough; bake one siJa cu s
the other before the :
quantity only at a time, 1
batter. -
Cold Chocolate Ptxr- 3.
is required one-quartt-r t a -black
chocolate, one pint 1 1 ?.
spoonful of essence of v ?
of sugar, one-half ounco s ,
half gill of cold water aa a .
four eggs. Grate the f '
it with the milk on to 1. ..
fire the gelatine with t
chocolate and milk boil
.
V.
little, then put in a bs. -
S, ti-3
pour over mem the tco.
then add the sugar ami ,
this back into the saS: .
the ingredients over tie 1
eggs assume a cooit-d g'. . ;
with cold water, rxmr 1
and add the yanilia, krvt
Sams Les.!s
I tell yon what it i," r- t 1 -
small eoterie of wealtly t : i - i
met in the office of one c t
"they may say wbt tb-r . 1
me useiessness of racier. . t
my wife has done her s-iare ... . -
our success m life, i.verj u
that her family was arntoJra. -
elusive, and all that, and whe 1 1.
her she had never done a diy'r - i
her life, but when V. Co. i: -I
had to commence at the foot of t s i
again, she discharged all our ten a
and chose out a neat little cotto, .
did her own housekeeping untU I .
better off again.
And my wife, said a second, t
an only daughter, caressed and petu--! ti
death; and everybody said, eii, 11 L9
will marry a doll like that bell maka tl.
greatest mistake of his life; but when I
came home the first year of our marriage,
sick with tin fever, she nursed me back
to health, aud I never knew her to mur
mur because l thought we conica.
afford any better style or more luxuries.
' Well, gentlemen, chimed in a tu,r f.
" I married a smart, healthy, pretty jr.: 5,
but she was a retmlar blue stocking.
She adored Tennyson, doted on Eyroa,
read ISmerson, and named me nrst uaoy
Ralph Waldo, and the second Maud; bat
I tell you what tis," and the speaker's
eyes grew suspiciously moist, " when we
laid little Maud in her last bed at Au
burn, my poor wife had no remembrance
of neglect or sanded mottieny care, ana
me little dresses mat tuu lie ia me
locked drawer were all made by her own
hand. Journal of vhemtslry.
A Bej'a Hard landay.
The head of boy of about ten years c'd
might have been seen sticking tarac;- &
picket fence on Beaobien street Sunday
evening, as a lood Yah boo " s;gnl v. as
given to some one in the bouse, iti
of" thereabouts" nnany opeaeu tne axt
And came out and asked r
" Is that you, Jim? What yer want 7 "
" I didn't see ye down where we wss
riding on cakes of ice in the slip," re:", t-i
the other.
I know ye didn't. This has been i . e
hardest Sunday I ever put in on earth."
" Dad sick T i
No, dad's in Six-'j-ypt ica'tra got
some gold in c rout teeuix.?" - yruar,
and she was bja4 togotoebe ... t-
if it anted ner. l bad to run aa cvr t J.
borrow things for belaud then r-Tl:;
and take keer of eis."
Is it real gold, Jim?" .
I guess so, for she went in the v t
ing, then in the afternoon, tei i3 k !
tare, and now She's gem a r- f -evenin'
sermon, an" pntctici' c-i
ber three front teeth. I'm r
away aa soon
XT.
as
the grass t.art 4..
Hew Peer Woaes sjs I .
Every inexperienced wotr. . -
getting married in a natarcl ?
a being created by her oa a
all sorts of k&.e'icwopic r. '
me romances the Las re !, e
ization of her own rap'-or.
In tbe time she finds r In &
being, made vp chiery -f
wants ; a petm of a t.' .
and of no ambition to ent :
minded, occit isd in e
' I given to the 1 it! thirst
Jfor easi:v iB5j
deprivation cf t.'isu, f
common cUtd eu.-r' artl '
beiisj which ker e-c ,st
W hat does a o'i t r,
ce pi s the s tut ti&ri, r
hich she esp-tsi t
keeps up tb r.;.-;9 r
wari-h1.-). s if y i
of tvr t,--jci. a: i
paiaui h. a.
Theec" rt!
une, fcti... t
strar ex .
" It a vie v ik:
, round,"
-
Tke PrfjJ'
I with cPTonif
; lTtrsida-
r
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