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Large and Heavy Pesters and Shbwv
Keatlj and expeditiously executed
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NO. 32.
VOL. 7.
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Dealer In Watch. Clucks. Jewelry,
'Spectacles fcygtass,
And a Full Line of
Cigars, Tobaccos and Fancy Goods.
Tbe only reliable Optometer In town for the
proper adjutlment of Spectacles always on band.
Depot of the Genuine Brazilian Pebble Spec
tacles and Eyeglasses.
OFFICE first door south of post office. Ros.
b:irsr Owgon
. Nearest to tbe Railroad Depot, Oakland
Jan. Mahoney, Prop'r.
The finest of wines, liquors and cigars In Dow
las county, and the beat
in tbe State kept in proper repairs
parties traveling on tbe railroad will find this
place very bandy to risit daring tbe stop
ping of tbe train at tbe Oak
land, Depot Give me a call.
Home . Made Purnitxtre,
Upholstery, Spring Mattrasses, Etc.
Constantly on band. j . .
FURNITURE lurnlture south of Portland
. And all of my own. manufacturj.
No two Prices to Customers
Residents of Douglas county are requested to
give me a call before purchasing elsewhere.
Prof Narcisse Duvalr leader of tie
French Baptists, ia Worcester, Mass.,
has been arrested on a charge of bigamy.
Two boys named Engleke were killed
at Miller's coal mine, Illinois, on the 8th.
A train of loaded coal cars, on which they
were riding, broke through a bridge and
fell a distancl of 25 feet. The boys were
buried in the wreck.
A cargo taken from Seattle by the Geo.
W. Elder on the 9th was the most valu
able that ever left the Sound, being val
ued at about $400,000. The principal
items consisted of 2000 ctls oats, 5000
cases salmon and 1477 bales hops.
Goss & Sawyer, of Bath, Me., launched
a shin of 2000 tons gross on the 9th.
She i3 owned by Capt. J. Kelly, Charles
E. Moody, J. 6. Potter and Henry R.
Oltz, of Bath, who will command her.
She will load at New York for San Francisco.
Van Volkenbnrg & Co., of Victoria,
have shipped to Puget Sound 100 barrels
of British Columbia corned beef. This
is a new opening for the provincial pro
ducts. Last week thirty head of beef
cattle were exported to the same destina;
Rev. Henry M. Barbour, of Tiinity
Protestant Episcopal church, Trenton,
having been called to the rectorship of
St. Luke's church, San Francisco, his
parishioners in Trenton , at a meeting
held on the 8th, passed resolutions urg
ing him to decline the call.
An explosion of gas occurred in an ex
hausted working of the Girard colliery,
at Girardville on the 8th. The deton
ation was heard and felt at a distance of
three miles. Earth and rock were thrown
hundreds of feet in the air and scattered
to great distances. Nobody was seriously
In a conversation on political topics
in wasMDgton on uie oiu, oecreutir
Richard Thomas, Prop'r.
for number of years, and has become vlry
popular with the traveling public. First-class
And the table supplied with the best the market
affords. ' Hotel at the depot of the Kailroad.
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Spanish Merino
I offer tbe ame for sale. Cheap for Cash, at my
Farm In Douglas county, six miles from Koseburg
Dealer in t
Staple Dry Goods!
Keeps constantly on band a general assort
ment of
. '; . also ; -
Crockery and Cordage
A full stock of '
Such1 as required by the Public County Schools
All kinds of STATIONERY, TOYS and
To suit both Young and Old.
furnishes Checks on Portland, and procures
Droits on San Francisco. ' ' .
Promptly attended to and Goods shipned
with care.
Address, Hacheney & Beno,
Portland. Oregon
Notice Is hereby given, to whom it .nay concern that
1 ot
.11 i,. nt-at auistAnce tram ud
i . ...4 n .u niiin .i in ii l i iu .
kop tug tbo IJoujclsui county tof" ri
,m '"".r . ifit. to that effect
to one ot the following named peraons, wh ars -bd
to, nd wUl care for those present.. rtiflaite
W. U Butten. Roseburg; L. t. KeUosrg, Oaktad , JMrr
Brown, Looking Glass. Dr. Scroggs is lt,h"fr
Jurnlsb. medical mid to all persons in need of tbesaina
' ho hv been declared paupers of Douglas county.
WM. k CLARKS, Sup, ot Poor.
Imuran, Or.. Feb. .16. 180
8be Thoaght It Did
"We had such a delightful time at the
beach," exclaimed the first, as they took
seats in the oar. , , , ,
"Did you gain any in health? asked
tbe other.
"Jfo, I cahl say as I.did," was the re
ply. "Do the children feel better?"
"Perhaps not."
"Did your husband get rid of his
cough?" ...
"Then, to sum the whole thing up,
did you really gain anything by going?"
"Certainly, we did. My husband
made friends with a man from Iowa and
got him to sign a note with him for
$4000. I should say we did gain."
.Wall Street News.
Folger expressed the. opinion that until
the exciting breach was healed in the
republican party it cannot consistently
expect success at the ipolls. Judging
from the tone of his remarks the secre
tary never entertained an opinion of
carrying New York.
In the English commons on the 9th
Robert Arthur Arnold, liberal, gave no
tice that he would move an amendment
to Sir Stafford Northcote's motion on
Egypt to the effect that the occupation
of British troops in Egypt was necessary
to preserve law and order and also to
protect the Egyptian people in their en
deavor to have self government.
John Taylor, head of the Mormon
cburch, has had another revelation to
the effect that those of the brethren who
held church offices of high or low degree
and have not obeyed the celestial laws,
must now go into polygamy or go out
of the church. They have the choice
of the penitentiary or the wrath of Boss
Taylor. There is a flutter among the
A Victoria dispatch of Nov. 8th says;
Two men named Jones were freighting a
cargo of powder along the wagon road
for railroad works a few days ago when
the powder exploded. Tha horses and
wagon were blown to pieces. Tbe men
were dreadfully injured, but managed to
walk some distance before they were
succored. One of them has since died,
and the other is dying.
Leroy Beautien, a famous economis',
writina-to the Journal des Debats, de
clares the financial system of France,
including the three elements of taxes,
credit and confidence, are unhealthy and
causing the gravest apprehension. He
calculates the deficiency in taxation for
the current year as certain to be 60,000,
000 francs and maybe will reach 150,000,
000 francB.- The 'article causes serious
fall on the bourse of government stocks.
The Methodist Episcopal Mission, in
session at New York on the 9th, appro
priated the following sums for missions
in the United State not in the confer
ence: Arizona, S8000; Black Hills, S3680;
Dakota, $5500; Indian territory, $2000;
Montana, $11,500; New Mexico, 12,500;
Utah, $12,500; Northern New York Welsh
mission, $200; Norwegian and Swedish
missions in California, $2200, Swedish
and Norwegian missions in New York,
East conference, $1600 and $2000 respec
A draft on the ministerial statement
to be presented at the opening of the
French chambers has been made public.
It says tbe government is determined to
suppress all an ti republican manifesta
tions, whether legitimists or anarchists.
It also promises measures to improve
railroad communications and to better
the condition of agricultural laborers.
It expresses satisfaction at the financial
condition of the country and progress of
organization of the army. Their foreign
relations, it will say, are satisfactory and
the foreign policy of France will be one
neither of subserviency nor aggressive.
Tndian Commissioner Pierce has re
ceived the annual report of the superin
tendent of the Carlisle, Pa., Indian
school, which shows at the date of the
last report there were 180 Indian, boys
and 87 Indian girls at the school. Dur
ing the year 75 boys and 51 girls had
been received; 62 boys and 28 girls have
been returned to the agencies; four boys
and two girls died, and at the close of
the fiscal year 188 boys and 108 girls
remained at school. The largest repre
sentation was from the Cheyenne, Omaha
and Osage tribes, and $5713 worth of
waorons. harness, shoes aDd tinware have
been made by the students. The girls
made their own garments and much of
the boys' clothing.
The New York Herald of Nov. 9th has
the following: British Columbia, Nov.
8. Tbe Corwin has arrived from Sitka
te-day. She reports that the Hootsnoo
Indians in Alaska are troublesome and
aggressive. They seized the boats and
whaling gear of a whaling company at
Kilhsnoo and took two white prisoners
and threatened to kill them. Sixty sail
ors and marines from tbe United States
steamer Adams, under Lieut. Barrett,
were dispatched to the scene of the trou
ble. Commodore aierriam proceeaeu
thither in the Corwin. The prisoners
were released and a fine of 400 blankets
was imposed as a penalty. The Indians
refused to pay and remained defiant,
rendering it neoessary for the vessel to
shell and destroy a portion of the village.
Anthony Trollops was rather worsa on
tho 10th. . i
No further disturbance of workmen at
Neubau on the 10th.
It is rumored that King Charles of
Boumania, his threatened to abdicate.
It is reported the under-secretary ship
of Ireland has been offered to O'Connor.
Ex-Secretary Blaine left Augusta,
Maine, on the 10th for Boston and New
Michael A. McOloin has been sentenced
to be hanged at New York on Decem
ber the 15th,
The Globe Rubber Co.f of Trsnton, N.
J., failed on the 10th; liabilities, $175,000;
assets, $120,000. '
At San Francisco, in the stock board
on the 10th $1 50 was bid for 81,000
Confederate States bonds. K . 3
Greece and Tnrkeythave signed a pro
tocol looking to the evacuation of the dis
puted points on the fronties
' The public schools of Bindsboro, Pa.,
closed on the 10th owing to a prevalence
of scarlet fever and diphtheria. ,'
Richard Lallor, home rule member of
commons from Queens county, Ireland,
has announced his resignation.
In New Orleans, no arrangement
having been made with the gas company
the city was left in darkness on the 10th.
A fire at Newburn, N. C, on the 10th,
destroyed eight buildings. Loss five
hundred thousand dollars. Partly in
sured. Sidi Ali. bev of Tunis, has intrusted
the French commander-in-chief with the
entire management of naval and military
Very successful experiments with Col.
Lay's torpedoes took place on the Bos
phorus on the 10th in the presence of the
Amelia Gilchrist, a member of the sal
vation army, confessed in court, at New j
York city, on the 10th, to having three
husbands. .
An accident on the railway between
Lach and Bordjbore Arreridj in Algiers,
caused the death of 10 persons and injury
to 36 others.
Count Kalkoskv, Austrian minister of
foreign affairs, has assured delegations
from Montenegro they were in no danger
from Austria. s
It is believed the minister of war of
Russia favors the introduction of Gen.
Kotezebu'3 territorial system into the
Russian army. . ,
Gen. Lynch has levied a fresh tax in
silver of five dollars on each cigar, cai
penter, tailoring or other like establish
ments in Panama.
Thos. J. Navin, ex-mayor and abscond
ing bond forger of Adrian, Mich,, , was
captured on the 10th, by the city
shal of El Paso, Texas.
The daughter of J. McShane, grocer,
corner Folsom and Eight street., San
Francisco, was run over by a brewery
wagon and instantly killed on the 10th.
The Queen will review the Indian
troops at Windsor castle and decorate
some of the chosen of the force for cou-
m i "r t
spicuous bravery m tne Higyptian war.
Mrs. Scoville has under consideration
the advisability of delivering a lecture
and is negotiating with the Young Men's
Christian Association for that purpose.
A concentration of a large Chinese force
on the Amoor river has compelled
Russia to adopt precautionary military
measures on the Russian side of the
'The courts have grantel a divorce to
Mrs. Wellesley against Col. Wellesly,
son of Earl Crowley, on the grounds of
adultery committed by Wellesley with
Kate Vaughn, the actress.
The police of St. Petersburg found on
the 10th a number of inflammatory pla
cards that were posted on the Nevsky
ralfu?p exhortinor traders to join the
jf- t
social revolutionists.
Acable from Rome announces appoint
ment of Rev. Dr. C. O'Brien, of Indian
river, P. E. I., to the archbishopric of
the Halifax diocese to fill the vacancy
cause 1 by the death of Archbishop
The Omaha Republican, hitherto
owned bv a stock company, was sold on
the 10th to Cooper E. Yost, business
manager, and Fred Nye, who has been
one of the associate editors. Mr. Nye
becomes editor and Yost remains business
manager. The paper is to be materially
Four tons of powder exploded on the
10th at the Keenan lime works, in
Smith's basin. New York. Two work
men. Dennis Golden and Joe Cameron,
who had charge of the powder house.
were blown to atoms and parts of them
were found half, a mile dibtant. It is
supposed the men were smoking.
Tho Wabash train from St. Louis was
ditched on the 10th between Stanberry
and McCurry, and the Pacifio express
messenger, Harry A. Graves, was killed
by the safe being thrown against him.
He leaves a wife and two children in St.
Louis. A brakeman, name not learned,
was seriously hurt. No others injured.
Chas. McDonald,' alias Joe Claxton,
has been arrested for writing letters to
Kate Claxton, the actress, claiming to
be her son and demanding money. Chas.
Stevenson, husband of Kate Claxton,
sent the letters to St. Louis. The letters
are all signed Joe Claxton and one was
addressed "Mr Dear Mamma Claxton."
They sre evidently written by an ignorant
person. ltisuouDtiui wnetner aicuon
aid, who is known to the St. Louis police.
can be held for blackmail.
At a meeting of shipoxners of New
York, New England and Philadelphia held
in New York, it was decided to make the
following recommendation to the congres
sional committee: The abolition of three
months' extra wages to seamen discharg
ed with their own consent in foreign
ports; stores and rigging for vessels in
foreign trade, and to and from the
Pacific, to be imported free of duty;
abolition of consular fees against vessels
individual liability of shipowners to be
limited to his proportion of ownership;
approval of the Claftin bill, now before
congress, providing that the compensa
tion for the pass ge of sick and destitute
seamen, be chanced from the present
rate of $10 to 50 cents per day; and
captains, on passing examination, bs
allowed ts pilot their own vsb1.
Charley Qnedlingtcn was in a thought
ful mood. This was an unusual thing
for him. As ? a general rule he didn't
think; but the most rackety and mis
chievous and debt-incurring, aon-
baiting undergraduates have their mo
ments of thougnt, tnougn xuey may aiu-
diously . cenceal them. And unariey s
thoughts, this sunny May morning, as he
glanced into the blazing hot quadrangle,
waiting until it snouia oe nme iu jr
take ot Gordon's luncheon, were not
very pleasant. "If yoar name comes be
fore u? again," the Dean had said
grimlv, with his sternest aspect and
the old gentleman, the jolliest of talka
tive hosts at dinner, eonid be very grim
and stern about 12 o'clock in the day
"if your name comes before us again,
Mr. QuedUagton, wall have no alter
native but to Bend' you R wir for a con
siderable period, f You are never out of
trouble, either in college or in the city.
This ia the last time you will be warned,
sir. Consider yourself gated alter six for
the rest of the term."
"And, by Jove, I believe the old gen
tleman means itl" ruminated Charley,
Stretching his legs upon the window
seat, and puffing his cigarette smoke into
the recesses of the sheltering sun-blind.
"As sure as fate, I shall get into a row
before the end of the term, though it is
only a fortnight off. There is Cumming's
wine to-night; and they'll go and draw
the busar afterward, and then the' fat
i will In in the fire: for whether I am
there or 6afe in bed, the porters will
swear to Mr. Quodlington small blame
tliAml" And he lauehed with a keen
appreciation of his own bad eminence.
"Umphf it's all very well; bat if it comes
to rustication, won't the governor be
savage? He's a jolly old boy, and he'll
swallow the bills with hardly a grimace;
but this affair wouldn't be quite a coat
ing of sugar to help them on their way."
Charley's forebodings were noi wiui-
out a more than usual share oi proDaDii
itv. There was not muoh chance of the
most popular ana resuess oi di.. a.ww o
men keeping out of a row for the re
maining weeks of the summer term. The
dons had been very long-suffering with
him. There was so much good in him
at bottom, the great luminary said in
flnnfldftriftu after dinner, and the lesser
lights agreed with him. He looked so
young; a dark-complexioned, handsome
fellow, hardly as old as his years, and
with but the faintest symptoms of a
moustache, to which only his Bcout
knew how much care and time were de
voted. He appeared quiet enough, and
not very strong. Appearances, however,
are deceitful; and Charley was not long
in impressing his set with his utterly
thoughtless,- reckless gayety, which yet
had not a grain of real evil at the bottom
of it. His father, the Archdeacon of
LoamfoH,' was a rich man, and a famous
pillar of the church. Ubaney wouia oe
well enough off some day; so that the
mere getting into debt would hurt no
one very much. But the Archdeacon
had passed through his college career
without a reproacn, ana was a isreav
preacher, of note elsewhere than in eccle
sifStical circles. It would be a terrible
thing if the son of such a man should be
put to open shame, ana seni aown uae
the sOn of any Godless Earl or weak-
minded bishop.
Hullo. Charley r cried a jovial young
voice from the quad below, at this point
of his meditations: "you II Dreamasi
with me to-morrow? Tbe last train lor
Watlingbury is at 12:30."
"Ini not coming, answered tnaney,
rather shortly.
"You re not coming? cnea nis inter
rogator. "What is up now? Jtiut wait a
ihinmte, and 1 11 oe with you. j
And up the echoing wooden staircase,
so shady and cool in comparison with
the blaza aud sunshine outside, 'came
Cummings, three steps at a time, and
dashed into Charley s room, i
"What is up now? ' he repeated.
"The Dean has sent for me, and says
he'll send me down if my name goes up
again this term." ,f
"Pheugh! that is bad. Ii would not
suit your book with the Governor, would
it. Charlev? .But he has said the same
often before."
"He means it this time; and he has
gated me after six for a fortnight.";'
"Gordon, what do you think is the
latest?" cried Cummings, leaning out of
the window and accosting a man in a
many-colored coat who was leaning out
a ground-floor window not far off.
"Quedglington has been sent for, and
gated until the end of the term. He
says be won't come to Watlingbury to
"Gammon! I'll come up and draw the
badger. What is gating?
Gordon should nave Known, ior
Charley excepted, no one at St. Aldate's
had more experience oi lt. watling
bury races were strictly forbidden to the
undergrates of the University; and even
the somewhat lax rules ot t. Aidate s
were upon this point as strict as those
of more learned colleges. . The arrival of
the trains from Watlingbury, at any rate
of those late in the day, was attened by
a proctor and bulldog", to see if any of
his flock had been astray; while a watch
was also kept upon tbe roads which led
from the city in that direction. ;
"Look here!" cried the tempter, clad
for the occasion in the flame-colored bla
zon of the Honorable Richard Gordon,
"if we get back by the four o'clock train
we shall see all the best of the fan, es
cape the proctors, who will not be on the
look-out until the six o'elock train, and
save Charley's gate." !
"It is all very well for yon fellows
to risk it, but I can not afford to be sent
"Poohl not a chance of your being
sent down! It an t like you to funk.
What a capital time we had there last
year! 1 And my cousin has a horse
running and we can get a tip from him."
: "Are you sura there is a four o'clock
train?" . .
"Certainlv. Come, that is a good
"Then, by Jovs, I will go! ened
Charley. ,
; And as no promises are so well kept
as those which please ourselves,' he kept
his word to the letter. He was too
young to find the pleasure turn to dust
and ashes. " He thoroughly enjoyed his
afrnoon on Watingbury race course;
and for ones the tip, wonderful U re
late, was the strong one, and the affair
went off capitally.
"My boy," said Gordon, taking him a
little aside about a quarter to four, "you
have just time to catch your train. We
will risk it; but if you are not a fool
you'll be off."
''I'm not going," cried Charley reck
lessly. .
"Then you are a fool," answered the
other; "take my advice, and go."
It was such a rare thing for Gordon to
give advice of this kind that our hero
took it as that of a good angel, who, in
stead of the suggestive flame-colored
blazon of yesterday, had assumed, with
much appropriateness, a fashionable
frock-coat, of Quaker-like gray. Quedg
lington reached the station just ia time
to tumble into a first class carriage
already pretty full. Many of its occu
pants looked as ii tne ticseis in tneir
pockets might be of any hue save white,
which was, and is, the color ot first class
tickets upon the Watlingbury branch
lins. Charley looked them over with
the superciliousness of St. Aldate's, and
came to the conclusion that, if under
graduates at all, they hailed from some
college more than a Sabbath day's jour
ney from the centre of unni versify life.
They had lunched well, and were loud
and noisy, as was Charley sometimes;
but, somehow, their loudness and noisi
ness were not like tbe same things at
St. Aldate's, and Quedglington regarded
them with much the same disapproval
that filled the Dean of St. Aldate's when
brought face to fac with his, Charley's
His gaze settled at last on a face in the
far corner which, under the circum
stances, caused him some surprise. It
was so decidedly out of place. It was
that of a rather pretty girl, with afair
baired, graceful little head, set off by a
small gray hat. It was a faae formed to
be either gravely sweet or coquettihhly
smiling; but now it was a frightened,
piteous little face. The sudden irruption
of the noisy and excited crew into her
carriage was evidently not to her liking;
bat as she was sitting at the end furthest
from the platform, it was no easy matter
to extricate herself. "She's a governess,
and a very pretty one," thought Charley.
"Certainly she is traveling first-class, so
she must be a Newnham or Girton girl.
They get a lot of money. She is too
plainly dressed to be swell. I wish I
had some sisters who wanted a governess."
It was not Qaedlington only whose at
tention she attracted. The young men,
their bets settled, turned toward her
more of their regards than was polite or
pleasant. From this they advanced to
making eulogistic remarks upon her ap
pearance to one another, and generally
to talking rathtr in away that made
Quedlington's faoe hot with angs By
the time the train stopped at the junc
tion Charley was on the point of inter
fering. The yonng lady rose, however,
and, taking up her cloak, stood prepared
to leave the carriage. Her tormentors
made way for her not an inch, but sat
with their knees meeting across the pas
"Would you be kind'enough to lfit me
pass?" she said, bravely, in quite a
steady voice. But they were heated
with excitement and the wine they had
taken at luncheon. Charley bad come
to the conclusion by this time that they
were not Varsity men at all, and we will
hope and trust that he was right. At
anv rate they sat still.
"I think," said one, with mock polite
ness, "that tne ticket you showed at
Watlingbury was for our destination.
We do not change here."
"And we really cannot spare so pretty
a lace, we are nopiug w mio
pleasure of Beeing you home."
So the cirl was indeed a prisoner; the
noise upon the platform made it impos
sible for her to get help from thence.
Her eyes wandered around the flushed
faces and rested upon Charley's, flushed
to, but from a different cause.
She saw that he was not of the others.
"Don't let us have any of this rot!" he
said quietly. "Let this lady pass, if you
They all turned npon him, as he rose
and with some roughness pushed two or
three of them aside. The girl just
touched his hand, stepped lightly past
them, and was out of the carriage in a
moment before they could recover from
their surprise. . .
"Confound youl What business is it
of youis?" cried one, standing up and
catchine hold of his collar. Charley did
not answer in words; his blood was up,
and as the other maintained bis hold, he
struck him with all his strength and
some little science between the eyes.
Ths man fell back among his fellows,
and all rose up and hit out at Charley
rather wildly, who warded off a blow or
two, and then stepped lightly backward
on to the platform to avoid the others.
He was only just in time; before they
could follow him the train began to
move; a perter, who, in the hubbub of
the station, had seen nothing of it,
slammed the door; and the last that
Charlsy, standing upon the plattorm,
saw of his opponents, was a group of
angry faces framed in tbe quickly mov
ing window. , . -He
turned round with a little laugh of
triumph, and saw his damsel, so lately
in distress, standing at his elbow. She
was much the moro self-possessed of the
two now.
"Thank you so much," she said pret
UIt: "it was foolish of me to be afraid;
bat they were really rude, were they
nst? I m afraid now that I have
caused you to be left behind; it does not
matter much to me, but it may to you.
"Not a bit," answered he, with a
vivacious mendacity which impressed
her greatly. Yet h was not unmindful
that now he could not get back to college
until after six o'clock, and would cer
tainly be reported for breaking his gate,
even if his visit to Watlingbury escaped
Attinn nd ha did not. npon his ar-
rival at the station fall into the hands of
the proctor, as was mast proDtDie.
"They were awfnl brutes, were they not?
I am very glad I was thers to b of some
assistance to you." '
"And I cordially share in that feel
ing," she said, with a laugh of pleasure
at the thought of the blow he had
struck. "I am going to see same friends
who live here; but I hope I may have
some farther opportunity of thanking
you. I am greatly obliged to your
bravew," fthe loeked Vrjghtly mp into
Charley's faoe, held out a little gloved
hand, and was gone; quite conscious,
however, that the young fellow's eyes
were fixed upon her as she passed out of
the station, and was probably not ill
pleased by the fact.
She was gone, and he was left to kick
his heels for a couple of hours in a
dreary station, and get what amusement
he could out of the refreshment-room
and the bookstall. In time the next
train came, and he rejoined his aston
ished party.
"Your name and college, sir, if you
"Quedglington, St. Aldate's." The
proctor had known quite well both his
name and college, but preferred to go
through the old formula. So a fine was
tbe least to be expected as the result of
the Watlingbury trip, in addition to the
penalty to be paid for the broken gate,
of the nature of which there could be
little doubt, after tbe Dean's solemn
warning. - And, therefore, when his
scout, on calling him next morning, said
that the Dean requested the pleasure of
his company at twelve o'clock, Charley
felt that he might as well tell Bunn to
begin packing his things. A breakfast
with Gordon, however, cheered him up
a little, but the momentary gayety sank
down again at the door of the Dean's
house. "What will the Governor say?
he groaned. When he was ushered in
he saw no sign of relenting in the Dean's
"You were not in college, yesterday,
Mr. Quedglington, by the time at which,
for you, the gate closes. I am also in
formed that you returned from Watling
bury by a train arriving after that time.
The doings at Watlingbury were dis
graceful, ir, as I have good reason to
know. I cannot imagine you have any
thing to "urge." Charley regarded the
third button of the diagonal waistcoat
with a stoical calmness. - "After the
solemn warning we gave you only two
days ago, I think I am exercising some
leniency in merely sending you down un
til the end of this term. You will go
down to-day. Good morning."
Quedglington, of St. Aidate, was not
the man to plead, even if he could think
of anything to say, in mitieration of sen
tence. He turned to leave with a silent
bow, when the further door"of the library
was opened, and a voice he knew ex
"I beg your pardon, uncle; I thought
vou were alone.
Charlev looked up in astonishment. It
was his friend of the train.
"Good gracious!" said she, recogniz
ing him at once, and comma: in; "1 am
so clad vou are a St. Aldgate's man. Ua
cle, this is the gentleman who interfered
on my behalf yesterday, missing his train
through his kindness. Perhaps you
will thank him."
"It was nothing at all " murmured
"This is very remarkable " said the
Dean, in the accents of Dominie Samp-
Werdennan has patented his eleotrio
incandescent lamp.
It is reported that the telephone is now
in successful operation as an expedient
for communicating with divers engaged
in difficult and dangerous -work. "
D. Van Monckhavea finds that the
broadening of the spectral rays of hy
drogen has no relation whatever to tem
perature, and is due altogether to pres
sure. , - '.
Baron Nordenkjold contemplates an
other Arctio voyage next' summer. At
pesent he is at Stockholm with Hsrr W.
Schonlank of -Berlin, making arrange
ments for the expedition.
Herr Wasum is of the opinion that .
copper is not so active in rendering steel
"red short" as has heretofore been said.
He finds that 0.862 per cent, of copper
only cause a slight trace "ot ."red short
ness. " -
Since the inauguration of through in
ternational service, the traffic of the St.
Gothard tunnel has increased so that the
company have already obtained sanction
for laying the second pair pf rails in the
tunnel. ;
The meeting of the Iron and Steel in
stitute in Vienua has oeen in every re
spect a notable success Subjects of
great importance were ably handled.
Nowhere could the guests have received
a more cordial welcome.
The assertion is made that from an an
nual cotton crop of 6,600,000 bales, seed
can be obtained to yield $100,000,000
worth of oil. It is assumed that every
400-pound bale gives ; 120 pounds of
seed.'. " '
From the observations bf Dr. J. Fittld-
gen, it appears that carnallite as well ai
kainite, gypsum and ''waste salt," were
very effective in fixing . ammonia.
Carnallite in one instance absorbed 97.6
of the total nitrogen present. .
On Calais harbor since 1877 not less
than 11,500,000 francs were expended.
and the money seems to have been well
laid out, for a vote of more than seven
millions in addition has been accorded.
As a piece of engineering the work so
far is admirable. -
laking all the world, the United States
in lav nad tne greatest mileage oi rail
road in proportion to the population,
having a little over 21 miles for each
000 persons. In Europe, Sweden led,
with Gi miles to every 10,000 of her
son. "If this is so. I have to thank you
for doing not only my niece, but myself,
a great service.
"It is so!'- cried Miss Getrude pet
"Indeed! Indeed! Then it is very re
markable. This is my niece Gertrude.
Mr. Quedglington; I am greatly obliged
to you greatly. Will you be kind
enousrh to run away. Gertrude, and we
will talk about it again?"
In a few minutes they were alone
"So that was how you missed the train?"
asked the Head.
Charley nodded.
"Well, I am greatly obliged to you.
You are an honor to the college in
some respects. But of course I can
make no alteration upon this account.
You had no business going to Watling
bury, or returning from it. Sol must
say good morning."
Even Charley thought the Dean was
treating him cavalierly, but he was not
one to make much of his services. He
made for the door.
"Ah, yeB," said the Dean, when his
hand was already upon it; "do you know
my brother Sir Richard? No, I think
not. He has asked me to send him a rod
or two, to make up his party. My wife
and niece are going to his place in the
North to-night. Perhaps, Mr. Qaedling
ton, you would escort them, and stay un
til the end of the term, when your home
engagements fall in. would it suit
"I shall be deliehted. sir " stammered
Charlev. the vision of Miss Gertrude
nettiahlv stamniner the floor with the
smsllfiat foot the male imasrination can
conceive before his eves.
"Very well; you had better dine here
early, as they go by the eight o'clook
train. Your letters could be forwarded
from here, added the Dean, with a
nlicrht eoncrh. "and then, perhaps, you
need not trouble your people with your
change of places? You go down to-night
then. Good morning.
That was how Charley Quodlington
was sent down. Some people are in
clined to insinuate that it was all a plan
of Mrs. Dean, and a very successful
plan, too. But that, we know, is all
nonsense. One thing about it is certain
that, to this day, the venerable Arch
deacon is totally ignorant, and so are his
intimate friends, that his son evar in
curred the disgrace of being sent down
from St. Aldate's.
A 8an Man Treated for Two Tears as
a Lunatic. .
William Keating was sent to Ward's
Island asylum as. a lunatic about two
years ago, ami has since been kept there.
He wrote letters to persons in , this city
and an application for his release, on the
ground that he was a sane man and had
been sent to the asylum by malignant
relatives, was made to ' the Supreme
court. The application was denied, but
the case was sent before Commissioners
and a sheriff's jury. The inquiry before
this tribunal, for the determination of
Keating's sanity, took place yesterday. '
F. S. Middiebrook, a former assisant
keeper in ths asylum, testified that ha
had known Keating for many months,
and had made up his mind that he was a
sane man. and bad so reported to JJr. -
A. E. McDonald,' the superintendent of
the asylum. Dr. William W. btrew,
former superintendent of the Black well s
Island asylum for the insane, testified
that he had examined Keating, and was
of the opinion that he was a saue man. -Thomas
J. Mallen, also formerly em
ployed in the insane asylum, swore that
he never saw Keating act in an. insane
manner, and believed him to be of sound
mind. Dr. A. E. Macdonald teatinea
that Keating, after keeping quiet in his
manner some months after being admit
ted to the insane asylum was moved
from the ward for violent patients to the
one for tractable lunatics, but soon after
be bad to be sent back for . disciplining.
Dr. Macdonald thought him to be a dan
gerous lnnatio, although he had
not made an examination oi mm
recently. He formed his opinion from
letters of Keating and the statements of
his relatives. Keating then told the jury
how and why be had been .put into the
lunatic asylum He had quarreled with
his father and slapped his nepnew. ior
some act he . did not approve. Soon .
afterward be was arrested upon a war
rant and taken to the Tombs. Two
doctors there put a few questions to him
ind then he - was sent to the asylum.
While there he had been badly treated.
Permission to write " letters, had been
denied him at times, and at least one
l-ii. 11. -1 V. .4 Is, Tndffa T"lTIlll ,1 k .
had been changed, nd statements had
been put into it to prove him insane.
He said he felt he nan Deen oaaiy
treated, but he felt no animosity toward '
his relatives. Keating's father testified
that he had procured the arrest of his
son for assault and battery. lie . nau
never thought his son insane, and in
procuring his arrest had merely desired
to have him punisnea ior peing aisre-
spectful to him (the witness). Bather
than send mm to an insane asyium ne
would wish him dead. The jury found
Keating to be a sane man, and he was
released from custody. N; Y. Times,
Oct. 15th.
The pastor of St. Chrysostom's church,
Philadelphia, lately parted with a silver
dollar which for two years had served as
a detective of imposture. During that
time he offered the coin to 113 starving
men, who had tried in vain to obtain
work, according to their own stories, if
they would remove a heap of gravel
from his back yard. One and all de
clined the job. though it would not have
taken more than an hour. The 114th
beggar accepted the offer and the dollar.
A fountain in a public square of San
Francisco needed painting. An artiBt
asreed to do it for nothing, provided he
could take as much time as he pleased
for the job, and erect a fence to protect
him from idle curiosity while at work,
Bat it seems that the painter has sold the
surface of the fence to advertise! s, and
nobody knows how Jong he will be paint
ing the fountain.
Labor to keep alive in your breast
that little spark of celestial fire railed
eonseience. George Washington .
" Tis the most exasperating thing,"
said Calino, "to find yon have tbe ticket
next to the winning number in a lottery.
To prevent it, when I buy a ticket I al
ways buy tbe number on both sides ox it,
That was a rather ' unkind remark
which a crabbed old - fellow made tbe
other day to one of those nice little boys
who smoke cigarettes and offered him
one. "No thank yoa," be said, "I am
old enough to smoke cigars."
Placing the adjective: Clara (looking
at the bonnets, etc.) :' "Don't yoa think
they are very handsome?" Amy (whose
thoughts are on the other side of tbe
street): "Very, 'specially tneone witu
the black moustache."
"So Henry has graduated?" remarked
a friend of the family. "What is he to
choose as a profession? Take orders, I
suppose." "Ah," replied Henry's father,
a plain, common sene man, "you don t
know the boy. I s'aonld laugji to see him
taking orders frora any one, '

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