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.1 tlJi Ate ena Advertising In to business what steam pow er is to machinery the grand motive power. Macaclat. , There U but one way of obtaining business I 'publicity; bnt one way of obtaining public ity advertuinj;. Sn-CKWOOD. L VOLUME 7. BILIOUSNESS Who has not suffered tioa misery caused by bile in the stomach which an inactive or sluggish . liver failed to carry off THE PREVENTION AND CURE IS , v liquid or powder, which givea quick action to the liver and carries off the bile by a mild move ment of the bowels. It is no pur gative or griping' medicine, but purely vegetable. Many-people take pills more take Simmons Liver Regulator. - . -. "I have been a victim to Biliousness for years, and after trying various remedies my only success was in the use of Sim mons Liver Regulator, which never failed to relieve me. I speak not of myself, alone, but my whole family." J. M. FllA KAN, Helma, Ala. -KVERY PACKAGE- Has onr Z Stamp in real on wrapper. 9. H. ZEUJLN k CO, Philadelphia, P. The Malls. Mail closes for Pendleton, Portland, and all points east, except the Pijiotas, Minnesota and Wisconsin, at 6:50 p. m For Walla Walla, Spokane and North Paci fic points fit 7 5 . , . . . Mail arrives from Pendleton, Portland and the east at 7:45 a. m. From Walla Walla, Spokane and North Pa cific points at 6:5 p.m. Office hours General delivery open from 8 . m. to g p. m. Sundays, 8 to 11 a. m. Money Drder window open from Oa m. to 4 p. m. Oko. Hanskll, Postmaster. lODCR D1KGCTOKY AF. & A. M. NO. 80 MEETS THE . First and Third Saturday Kvenings sf each month. Visiting bretheren cor dially invited to visit the lodge. 10. 0. F. NO. 73, MEETS EVERY , Friday night. Visiting Odd Fellows in good standing always welcome. A 0. U. W. NO. 104, MEETS THE Second' and Fourth Saturdays of month. , h. A. Githens, , ." , , : . , Recorder. PYTHIAN, NO. 29, Thursday Night. MEETS ,' EVERY PROFESSIONAL CARDS. S, SHAHP, ' Physician and Surgeon tKTniU nromntlv answered.' Office on Third "JSUvyt, Athena, uregon. DR. JOSEPII J. BILL, Graduate M. E. c. V. 8. London, England VETERNIARY : SURGEON. Office at Froome's Stable, Athena, Oregon. ".'.-. ,r , . ' D R. I. N. RICHARDSON, - OI'EBATIVE PR09TIIETM; DENTIST, VTHENA, OREGON, W. & C. R. Ry. Co. in connection with ' "( NORTHERN PACIFIC R. R. Forms the- ' QUICKEST AND BEST ROUTE Between Eastern Oregon arid ashington ana Fuget souna Joints, as wen as tne - Popular and direct Line to all Points East & Southeast Pullman Sleeping Cars. Sunerb'Dinnine Cars. Free 2d-Qass Sleepers. BOUGH TO CHICAGO VIA THIS LINE Passenger trains of tills Company are run ning regularly between Dayton, Waitsburg, Walla Walla, Wash, and Pendleton, Oregon. Making close connections at Hunt's Junction with Northern Pacitic trains for Tacoma, Seattle, Victoria, B. C, Ellensburgh, North Yakima, Pasco. Hpi-ague, Cheney, Daven port, Spoksne, Butte, Helena, St. Paul and Minneapolis. . - - ' AND ALL POINTS EAST. TOURSSTS-SLEEPIKC-CARS. For Accomodation of Second-Class Passenger Attached to Ex press Trains. . w. F. WAMSLEY, G en'l Fr't and Pass. Agt., Walla Walla Wash W. D. TYLFR, - Pres. and Gea'l Manager. J. A MU1RHEAD. Agent Athena, Oregon. SOMETHING NEW! Prof. Lane, the artist, has leased rooms t over the First National Bank which he has converted into a STUDIO and ia now prepared to instruct a Ct J large number of BtudeDts.f4-,-r; "raintingand free hr L I ' c 7" puPennIe?ne ia sewchof him and .nsuLi and teat hers of the etatg m gelter. ' r.E rrAV2$. ' fa meet ,a Portland which hould he Lile the note ea accepted as above state? ONE HUflDllED DOLLARS. How Mrs. Vranklin Secured Her New Clothes. When Saturday waa over and Mr. and Mrs, Vranklin were alone by themselves in tho clean kitchen, sitting- beside the stove, Mrs. Vranklin rose, went into her bedroom and brought out a bundle ot clothes. ; "I want you to look at these things, Jeremiah," she said, mildly. "What are they?" said he, She spread them out on the floor. "That is my best dress," she 6aid. "Those are my best shoes. That is the only bonnet I've got in the world but my calico sun-bonnet, and that is my Sunday shawl." . She uttered the words quietly, and waited. "Well?" said Mr. Vranklin, still smokes'- . ' "Well?" she answered.. . He said nothing. She gathered up the garments with a look of disdain, and piled them on a chair. - "You're a rich man," she said. "Rich, for a farmer. ' You are sixty and 1 fifty years old. Our boys are married. I haven't had any money to spend for five years. I'm a sight to behold. If I were a servant 1 should get wages and not have to beg. ' No, I don't beg, Jeremiah. Since you don't offer it yourself, I'm going to tell you that I want money. I want a hundred dol lars to buy me some new clothes, to feel decent and comfortable in, I'm really destitute. Why, I'm out of flan nel! My calico gowns are patched at the elbow. My shoe heels are twisted. I can't co to church any more, for I've turned my black silk twice, and the back breadths upside - down. I've washed my bonnet ribbons. I've done all I could rather than ask for what you didn't offer; and there's no need.. You're well: to-do. I want to be de cent and take a little comfort while I can. I must. There, now! It's my right!" She had. spoken her mind, and Mr. Vranklin felt that a climax had ar rived. Ue had "laid by" a large sum. He was growing old and had no need to pinch, but the awful demand for a hundred dollars all in a lump was too much for him. He had become used to Ea Maria's quiet way of mending her old clothes and asking for no money, and it had never oocurred to him that she would some time come down upon him like this. ; He stared Bilently, and puffed across the stove the smoke of the cheap to bacco he burnt in a common corn-cob pipe. The old rag carpet was clean.. The old chairs were mended with car pet bottoms. It was all tidy, bnt noth ing was new. ' Nothing pretty but the scarlet geraniums in their big pots on the window-sill, ne had given his wife very little in their thirty years of married life; for all the furniture was his mother's. She had helped him make his fortune, selling butter and eggs and pot-cheese and flower roots, feeding the hands cheaply and well, weeding vege tables and even riding the mowing ma chine, now and then though not very lately. Conscience told him that he ought to pull from his vest pocket the crisp hundred dollar note ho had re ceived that morning for some hay at the landing and sayi "Here, Eva M aria, why didn't you speak ' before?" But when greed takes possession of the heart of man, it holds on like a leech.' All he said, after the silence had re mained unbroken for some minutes, was: "Well, Eva Maria, I'll think it over." To some women there is , no , agony like asking a husband for money. They want a love-gift, hot alms. Generally they have to ask at last. , Eva Maria had nerved herself at last in the misery of her shabbiness to make the speech above recorded, ' but it seemed a fearful thing to da She lit tle guessed that she had frightened Jeremiah almost out of his senses. "A hundred dollars!" he said to him self. "She must know what I've got about me. She must mean to have it Fifty, now, I'd give. But .a- hundred! I'll get the money changed, and give her fifty." He opened the door of .the passage, crossed it and went into the parlor. It was a cold, neat place, kept sacred for great occasions. It had a grate in it, but it was doubtful if a fire would be lighted there that winter. It had been inconvenient to take it down that sum mer, so fringed pink paper had been ar ranged between the polished bars and the rug drawn across the hearth. Photographs of several members of the family hung by red cords.from the wall, dotted muslin curtains with neatly fluted ruffles covered the green paper blinds, A dish of wax fruit, covered by a glass shade, ornamented the center-table, and -the horsehair furniture had been so little used in two genera tions that it looked almost new. The vases on the mantle were old-fashioned blue ware, for which a china-worshiper would have paid a great price. Eva Maria should have fifty dollars, but 6he had said she had a right to a hundred. If he gave her the bill in his pocket she would spend it. It was Sat urday evening; he could not get it changed that night no, not until Mon day.. If he locked It up,' she would know, and take it out, perhaps, and do as she pleased with it. She had de clared her "right" to it Eva Maria, humblest of the humble, meekest of the meek, had spoken so! Could it be? "This comes of these here strong minded meetin's," said Mr. Vranklin. This was not logical, for Mrs. Vrank lin had not attended one of them. , - "Women used to be biddable. They are kicking over the traces now. No body0 soliloquized Mr. VrankUn, growing more and more nngrammat ical with his wrath "nobody ain't goin to ride over me, 'specially a wife of mine. I must hide the money until I can change it She might loci into my pockets. She said she '.iad a right to it, and she looked determined." If Atthis moment 'arii a. rrmvpnnpnt ! ' 13 - Je believed it to be his ATHENA. UMATILLA COUNTY. OREGON, there? " No: there were suusoineasiei-s in the garden, and Eva Maria might nil the vases with bouquets, as she some times did on Sunday afternoons, setting them for the nonce on the kitchen man teL No, the vases would not do. The ingrain carpet was tacked down tijht, the surely there was a step in the passage! The grate! There, under the fringed paper, it might lie safely all night . He drew his pocket-book from bis bosom and stuffed it between two loose bricks at the. back of this grate. The pink fringes, of the papep concealed iL All was safe. Ue creaked across'the passage into the kitchen with a con sciousness of great meanness in ? his heart. Mrs.. Vranklin, having executed her terrible intention, had taken flight to her bedroom, where she sat in the cold with a little shawl over her shoulders, trembling. lie said some thing aloud about seeing Jones about those pigs, and fled tho house, and the two held no mora conversation until breakfast time. Then Mr. Vranklin, with unusual piety, went to church, while his wife stayed at home to cook dinner, no one else being at hand to do it. . Just as the beef was so far done that she could open the oven doors there came a knock upon the door, and c ing it she sa w upon the porch her C ' -in l3rown and the minister. Chureli was out, and Cousin Brown had brous: hi the reverend gentleman to his friends' to dine. Mrs. Vranklin received both hospitably, and hastened to usher them into the parlor. The yellow artemis ias shone bravely in the big bltio vases. Mr. Vranklin had been wise not to hide his money there; but it was cold very cold. u. "It won't take a minute. It's the first fire of the season, or I'd have tho grate fixed." ' - She tucked the paper down into the grate, the easiest way to be rid of it piled on wood and placed the scuttle ready. As she struck the match she gave a little cry, but repressed it in stantly. The flames blazed up merrily and roared behind tho blower. When Mr. Vranklin returned the blower was down and the two men were warming their feet at a compact mass of red coal. Ho looked at his Eva Maria. Her cold, composed New England face, with its high nose and close-cut mouth, betrayed no emotion. "She don't know what she has done!" he said to himself; but he did. , The ghost of that hundred dollars stared at him from the embers. He could not talk; ho could not compose himself. Cousin Brown opined he was not welL ' The minister remarked that "in the midst of life we are in death, ' and seemed to prophesy his funeral. It was not a gay dinner, but then it was Sunday. That night Mrs. Vranklin missed her spouse from his bed. She went to look for him, and found him poking in the ashes of tho dead fire with the tongs. He looked up with a very red face. "I don't think these here coals kin be good," he said, confusedly. , "Did you get up in the night to look at them?" she asked. - He made no answer and returned to bed. ';: ' - ; Next morning his wife again attacked :him. ' " . ' . ' ' -j ; "Have you thought that matter over?" j she asked. , ,.' ' Indeed he had, and it had occurred to him that Providence had prepared a special judgment for him in destroy ing that money. He felt that his wife had spoken the truth. She had a right to decent clothes she who had served him so weH for so many years. f "I've thought it over, Eva Maria," he said, and arose and went to his desk, a queer, old-fashioned one built in the house wall When he returned, he brought with him a blank check. "Get what you like, tny dear," he said, "and get it nice. Fill the check up just as you please." : . He had not called her "my dear" for years. She smiled up at him very gen tly; tears were near his eyes. ' However, she, used the check to dress herself comfortably. ' It was the first time for many years that she had in dulged in the luxury of shopping freely. At night he met her at the depot, loaded with parcels, tired but smiling. He had not seen her so bright for many a day. After tea that night they sat together beside the stove as before,, and she looked at him in a peculiar way. "You didn't seem to ifeel -cheerful Sunday afternoon, Jeremiah," she re marked. "What ailed you?" "I don't want to tell you," he an swered. "But I'll tell you," she said. "You thought I burned the pocketbook you hid in the grate. I didn't" . She put her hand Into her work-bas ket and drew it out. intact, with the money in it "I was just in time," she said. "But I understood at once when 1 saw it sticking between the bricks. If you hadn't given me the check, I should have spent the money. There's a con fession for you, Jeremiah!" He looked at her, half angry, half as tonished. .She arose and came tq him, and put her hands on his shoulders? "But I should never have enjoyed wearing them," she said. - "I should have hated them, 1 think. These that I bought to-day, with your free gift, I shall love while there's a rag of them left" The man looked at her with a feeling that a strange revelation of feminine human flature had been made to him, but all he said was: "Why, ?"ra Maria, I want to know!" and he d-ew her down upon his knee and kissed her. N. Y. Ledger. Customer (in book store) "I would like to get some good book on faith." Clerk "Sorry, air, but our rule is to sell nothing to strangers except for cash." When Queen Elizabeth, of Austria, entered Paris in 1751 she dragged after her a train seventy feet in length. It was borne by thirty-five pages. GKEATKST- OF LIGHTS. Tha Mighty Searcher Now In Use at ChioaffO. The Reflected Beam C't'&f the Mam-' moth Lantern Equal 'to Millions Cpon Millions ot Candles. To America belongs the honor of con structing the largest and most power ful electric search light in the world, now being set up at the world's fair. It stands about ten feet six inches high to the upper side of the ventilator on the top of the drum, and the total weight is about 6,000 pounds, but so perfectly is it mounted and balanced that a child can move it in any di rection. ' The reflecting lens mirror used in this projector is 150 centimeters, or 60 inches in diameter. It is a concave spherical mirror of tho Mangin type, free from spherical aberration, reflect inff a sensibly parallel beam of light. It was manufactured especially for this '. A. -v a v projector in .rarjsj; ranee, anu us most perfect specimen or optical worK, three and one-fourth incites thick at the edges and one-sixteenth of an inch thick at the center, and weighs about 800 pounds. " The metal ring in which it is mount ed weighs about 750 pounds, and the total lens, ring and cover weigh about 1,600 pounds. This great mirror is mounted at one end of the big drum, the outer end of which is furnished with a door consisting of a metal rim in which are fixed a number of plate glass' strips five-Sixteenths of en inch thick by six inches wide. Inside this drum and sliding upon ways arranged on the bottom is placed the electrio lamp, the source of the light which ia reflected by the mu-ror. It is entirely automatic in its action, is six feet high and weighs about 400 pounds.- The carbons used are also made especially for it. Tho upper or positive carbon is one and one-half inches in diameter and twenty-two and one-half inches ,long, with a five sixteenth of an inch core of soft carbon running from end to end through its center. The lower or negative carbon is one and one-fourth inches in diame ter,, is fifteen inches long and also has a core of soft carbon running through its center. In addition its oujr sur face is heavily coated with copper. The positive carbon is set a little in front of the negative, and thus almost all the intense light of the incandes cent crater is cast upon the reflector. The maximum current at which this lamp operates is 200 amperes, and at this current the lamp has a luminous intensity of about 90,000 to.100,000 can dles, the reflected beam a total lumin ous intensity of about 875,000,000 can dles, an intensity which the eye cannot appreciate. In looking at the side of the beam the spectator only distin guishes a stream of light of compara tively low intensity, but in lo.oking at the beam directly its brilliancy is ful ly seen and ' the 'effect is absolutely blinding. Ventilators at the top and sides allow a constant current of air to pass through the drums and dissi pate the heat generated by the arc lamp, and they are so arranged that no light oan escape through- them. All the connections for adjusting tho positions of the carbons and the lamp are brought through the drum to the outside, and are arranged in 'close prnximity to one another at one side, so that all may be manipulated by the operator without moving frpm his po sition. Through openings in the drum covered by densely colored glass the operation of tho lamp may be watched and its adjustments verified-. - It was observed that the space with in the beam was violently agitated, and closer observation revealed the fact that millions of moths and minute insects were hovering in it, attracted by the brilliancy of the light. Next morning bushels of dead moths, beetles, other insects and some small birds were swept up ' from the roof on which the projector stood. They had been killed by the intensity of the light. ; How far the powerful beam of light of this instrument can be seen is dif ficult to state. The search light set up on Mount Washington, in the White mountains, has a diameter of only thirty inches, and a reflected light from the mirror of about 100,000 candle power, yet the newspaper can be read in its beam ten miles away, and the light can be seen from points 100 miles away. How much farther then could this 375,000,000 candle power light be seen in a clear atmosphere, free from moisture, if the projector could be, mounted upon an eminence sufficiently high to clear all obstacles. Tailors' Dummies. Wax figures are slowly disappearing as advertising agencies. The cheap tailors use figures of wire with heads of plaster and papier mache, and the cheap dentists have taken in some of their horrible heads with staring eyes and -teeth that were gnashed by ma chinery. The effect of summer sun on a few of the wax figures., that are still used in shop windows Is ghastly. There is one figure of a woman whows arm is drooping into a half-circle, and there is a tailor's dummy whose fore head is, falling into his eyes, giving him a verv malum expression. - In a certain farce comedy a loud laugh is raised at an incident in a tailor b shop. A comedian undertakes to sing "White Wings," when one of the dummies that has been standing stiffly against the wall . moves .forward with clasped hands, makes a gesture of agonized en treaty, and walks off like an autom aton. The singer stops. " ( i A iIiuttlyi'riDce. The princes of 'Wales is very kind to her poor neigbors at Sandringham. A writer in the Idler says that often t he may be seen picking rp the dusty little dots of children from the roads, placing them in her own carriage until it is completely packed, and then duly delivering each at it own home to boast of having enjoyed a ride with her. NOVEMBER . 17 1893. FAST YOUNvi INDIA. B Loves English Society Because of the Loaves and Fishes. The Hindoo of Calcutta does not rep resent an ancient tradition, for he is but a thing of yesterday, called into being by the foreigner, and he repre sents an altogether novel phase of thought, which is gradually making it self felt,' and is the chief characteristic of whay has been dubbed Young India. Young India is the more or less Eu ropeanized Hindoo, says Harper's Weekly. The supple mind of the Bengalese could not long remain im pervious to the influence of daily con tact with'the European cast of thought, and all Hindoos are more or less af fected by that contact. A European education, the study of the classics and of contemporaneous literature', of an cient and modern ' history and of the natural sciences, could not fail to have results on every stratum of society, and culture has filtered down from tho university to every class, awaking as pirations and ambitions previously un known. A new society has sprung up, of what, may be termed Anglicized In dians, which society, , alas! is not al ways recruited from the elite of the native population; the higher castes, who cling to their traditions and re tain their pride of race, are generally faithful to the culture of the past. Tho masses who make up Young India are not attached to European civilization by any sense of its superiority or by intellectual curiosity, but in search of remunerative appointments. . To get one of the inferior situations Under the government which are open to native baboos it is necessary to be able to speak and write English, and everyone anxious to secure thirty rupees a month in some office rushes to the universities and public schools. Three hundred candidates for a place worth some three pounds ten a month! And what becomes of the two hun dred and ninety-nine who fail and can no longer live the simple natural life of their forefathers? They must die of hunger or swell the ranks of poli ticians, and they choose the latter al ternative. Proud of the superficial knowledge they have acquired and primed with European catchwords, the meaning of which have long since faded away, they form a huge unclassed mass uncommonly like ' the lower middle classes of Europe as noisy, as unreasonable, as narrow-minded, and, in some rare instances, as disinterest ed as those with whom we are all fa miliar", with - the difference that the formulas they are so proud of are bor rowed from the traditions 6f an exotic civilization, and that for them there is a wider gulf than ever be.tween the letter and the spirit. .What they aim at is, in truth, neither national inde pendence nor local automony under the English protectorate; it is simply access to the higher administrative functions and political , domination over other castes, with, the English army at their backs.. NEWSPAPERS APPRECIATED. A New Hampshire Man Who Believes in : the Periodical for the Library. There is a man in New Hampshire named William C. Todd, who holds to the theory that he is benefiting his fel low creatures when he puts abundant supplies of newspapers vithin their reach. He lately .provided for anjexpend- iture of two thousand dollars a year for newspapers for the Boston public li brary, ,says Harper's Weekly, and it has since , been discovered that he re cently made a similar provision for the public .library of , Newburyport. He belives in the value :of newspapers, and yet it seems that he is not a patent-medicine, man as one might sup pose, but a retired schoolmaster, who has been a great traveler, and now pursues a life of studious retirement in a village. In extenuation of his ac tion he declares that the press has be come the great agency by which in formation is diffused and the people are educated, and that free reading rooms are likely to be more in demand in the future than free libraries. .It is in teresting to notice that he seems not to have suffered from the newspaper pub licity about which there is so much com plaint, and that even his neighbors in Atkinson, where he lives, were found to possess scarcely any reliable infor mation about, his past career or tho size of his fortune. They knew Mm to be frugal in his personal habits and generous in his benefactions, but that was all.. .The Chinese Tea Trade. Alarmed by the rapid exteni the juf t-"' ' the'cf fort! ties : agai sign "liej out coni to V tea! thu toi any leu-1 infrtuKxuf-nfnre"ofaefne will ue pun ished by transportation for life a pen alty which will be extended also to the seller and to the buyer, as well as to all others who have taken any part Jn the placing of adulterated tea upon the market. A Reformatory Example. There is a story of a benevolent gen tleman who visited a certain reforma tory institution near Boston, and while going over, the place engaged one and another of the inmates in conversa tion. The good man was quite un mindful of the fact, known to all who have seen much of that phase of life, that people in such places do not enjoy being questioned as to their personal history. At last he came to a very demure-looking youngster, and his heart went out toward the unfortunate waif. "Well, my little man," he said, "and what are you in here for?" "Please, sir," said the little fellow, instantly, ' I'm here to set the other i boys a good example." "GUlTJAU'S L'O.NES. The Beat Burial Place of President Garfield's Assassin. S Not in a Medlcl Muieam Bat Beneath, the Floor of the Trlson la Which the Murderer Was CoDflncd. Deputy Warden Russ of the district jail made a statement that the skele ton of Uuiteau, the assassin of Presi dent Garfield, is not on exhibition at the medical museum, as has been gen erally supposed. It will be remembered that for a long time prior to the execution strenuous ef forts, were made to ascertain where Uui teau was to be buried. Persons acting in the interest of resurrectionists, both those who wanted the body for dissec tion and several enterprising proprie tors who much desired to secure it for exhibition purposes, industriously ques tioned every one whom they thought possessed the slightest knowledge. Great precautions were taiien to pre vent the grave from being robbed. The following mode of procedure was agreed upon to prevent the body from being stolen. In orderto obviate, what ever legal difficulties might arise and to forestall any claim tho sister or brother of the murderer might make, it was decided that he should make a will bequeathing his body to Dr. Hicks, and it will probably be remembered that the will when published created some curiosity by its wording, giving as it did the body to be disposed of as the beneficiary saw fit. "After going over the whole mat ter," said Warden Russ, "and realizing that it would be impossible to properly protect the corpse, it was decided to bury it in the jail the night of the hanging. After the autopsy the body remained in a cheap coffin in , the chapel of the jail. Upon my arrival at the jail early on Saturday morning folJ lowing the execution, I secured a couple of trusties and taking them with me proceeded to the laundry room. It is a little room just to the east of the engine-room, dimly lighted by a small barred grating, and it made almost an ideal tomb. "Two amateur grave diggers went to work, and, quickly removing the flooring, dug a grave sufficiently deep by the time the body was brought down from the chapel. "There was only a small party that stood about that open grave and lis tened to the solemn reading of the burial service. Gen. Crocker, who was the warden, was present, and I believe Charley Reed, the lawyer who assisted in Guiteau's defense, besides several guards and the two prisoners who dug the grave. It was a weird scene, and one. I shall never forget. The burial in such a somber place was particular ly nerve-trying, and I think wo all felt relieved when Dr. IlickS concluded and the darkles began to cover up the cof fin. This did not consume much time, and it was not long before the grave was filled up and the flooring restored to its normal position. , ' . .. "There was no particular compact as to secrecy among us, but it seemed to be generally understood that we would maintain silence, ' especially as there was considerable excitement at the time. Tho story that the body had been secretly removed to the medical mUseum was permitted to go uncon- tradicted, just as I state, because we did not believe it concerned anyone. ' "What became of th brains and 'other organs of the assassin which were removed at the autopsy held im mediately after the execution I do not know, except the 6pleen, which is on exhibition at the museum. Whatever else was left of the man who murdered President Garfield lies beneath the floor of the laundrj'-ro;.n of the jail." ; BETTER THAN A CLUB. , Mew York Policemen Have Adopted a Novel Plan for Arousing Drunks. . Ever since the New York police com missioners issued : the edict against members of "the finest" carrying their locusts during tiie day the patrolmen John Gumming, WESTON, OREGON, has the Largest and- Best Selected Stock nnnTTrn i t i mr Art i iTTMntx. tut mt-m nATTii TmTT w Goods for ' ill Trade, rriving aily. ' . . PJlXJGJL rult' Sugar, Extra C Sugar, 10 PER CENT. DISCOUNT, FOR CASH. Choice Oregon Cured Bacon, Hlioulders, 12c. Hides, 10Jc, Hams, I6o per lb. flitt Quality Lard, in 10 tb cans, 81.75 10 PER CENT. DISCOUNT, FOR CASH. Comforts . i.a5aaoh and upward. Ulankcta, fl.50 perpnlrand upward. Men's wool socks, 30e per pair. Ladles wool hose, 25c per pair, men's wool undershirts and draw era, f 1.00 each, , - . 10 PER CENT. DISCOUNT, FOR CASH. AND EVERYTHING ELSE AT PROPORTIONATELY LOW PRICES. COME, SEE FOR YOURSELVES. . JOHN CUMMING, NUMBER 1 in the downtown precincts have been trying to find something to take the place of the club when it was found necessary to ' recall sleeping "drunks" from the land of dreams to the .stern " realities of existence. Formerly, says the Evening World, a free application of the club to the soles of a sleeper's feet had the desired ef fect. Denied that method of arousing the dormant powers of locomotion in the sodden gentry it was often neces sary to spend the greater part of an hour, persuading an individual to hie himself away. Hut it was not long be fore the inventive genius of an Oak street station patrolman made the way all smooth and beautiful once more. Now a five-cent rubber ball . has taken tho place of the eighteen-inch stick. Apparently harmless as this little toy looks to the uninitiated, its efficacy as a "bum" accelerator far exceeds a whole bundle of night sticks. It isn't the rubber ball, but its contents that does the business. Every patrolman in the fourth ward now fills a rubber hall with household ammonia when he starts out in the morning. A gentle pressure of the thumb and fin-' "ger projects a fine stream ot, fluid lightning from the small hole in the hollow sphere a distance of several feet. This tiny stream brought to bear upon a "sleeper's" mustache has never yet failed to bring about an immediate revivifying of the subject, no matter how inert the bundle of "bum" ap peared to be a moment previous. The Uses of a Maw. "Every well-regulated family," said Mrs. Hilltops, "ought to have a saw. We've had a hammer as long as I can . remember, and why we haven't had a saw I don't know. They are so handy to have in the house; to saw off curtain poles with; to saw off tho legs of chairs if you want to shorten them; to make things out of boxes, window seats and things like that; to saw old boxes into kindling wood, if one is economical, ,' and for lots of other things. I must get Mr. BilHops to buy a saw to-morrow." Journalism In Statu. Siamese journalism deserves a gold medal, says the Journalist. In July a French fleet practically invested the capital, Bangkok, and a military force took possession of a valuable island, defeating the Siamese garrison-with heavy loss. Ten days afterward the ; leading Bangkok , newspaper an nounced: -We are . informed that several French warships have been seen in the neighborhood, and that on account of the ; unheal thfulness of Blanketty Blank island it is feared that none of the troops stationed there will ever re turn with their lives." ... -Such a country ought to be gobbled by the first European power that comes along. -. ' ' ' Mourning; Etiquette In England. In England the period of moprning ' for a lather -in-law is twelve nibn-ths-v ' ten months black,, twfr iwonths.-half . mourning,. Crape js seldom worn,' at- .though the crnpn j"r1'vl "IJtrJ";.''1.v ' 'six months. For a parent the period is the same as above. Te , longest , period for a- brother is six .months-" five months black, , one month .half r : mourning, The crape period was for merly three months. , It is now almost discarded. The shortest period is four months black, no half mourning. The . period of mourning for a father-in-law is often shortened to six months when relatives reside at a considerable dis tance from each other. A Live Toad In a Hailstone. A hailstorm, visited Pawtucket, R. I., the other evening, such as has not vis ited this vicinity for years, if within the , memory of man. One woman picked up a large hailstone and allowed it to melt in her hand. She thought something was inside the little piece of frozen rain, but was surprised to find when all had melted a little live toad or frog in her hand. , There is a quite general belief that a great many pebbles came down with the hail. r And they will be sold at fher very lowest figures. ' FOIIOWINC ARE SAMPLE PRICES: If! PER CENT. DISCOUNT I U FOR CASH PURCHASES ! 12 pound for 81.00 13 ii - i. n S7.C0 7,00 per sock., per sack'. Weston, Oregon., - .-. -, ' v ' - . 1 ' K r-r. f. ! i f 'jr n if A . ' " . I, ..- t- '-t . .'A v i 7 - ' i