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I 16 THE INDIANAPOLIS DAILY SENTINEL SUN DAT MORNING MAT 31 1886 1 III nPKHBD Ii Sill AND THE HONICHAS BEGUN. Our first stroke was to offer to the public a lot of ESäekiaaw Straw Hat Our rivals are dumbfounded at this offer and can not understand it. But we go right on in originating low prices on our Hats, and do not cut our prices to spite our com petitors. AVe point with pride to the great success we at tained with our Fine Our ONE DOLLAR LIGHT COLORED STIFF HAT and finally our MACKINAW HAT AT FIFTY CENTS. Wo arc also ottering A BROAD BRIMMED GREEN HAT FOR FIFTY CENTS. BAM No. 16 East Washington Street. IT J ILT Jli PI U. Chamber Sets lores, rnaments. y Sw m ran E yLLflSv Dinner Sets, Tea Sets, IisgF and 46 East Washington Street1 GARDEN HO HOSE REELS, HOSEPIPES, A.T BOTTOM! PRICES, -A- T T 3HC 313 RUBBER 18 East Washington Street. STÄNDÄRD ELECTRO PLATE WORKS. GOLD, SILVER, DICKEL, BRASS AND TIN ISPiLa ATIM Q-9 For Jewelers, Plumbers and Brass Founders. Replating Surgical and Dental Instruments. Repairing a Specialty. Solid Silverware Refinished at Moderate Cost. ALL WORK GUARANTEED. WM. H. & T. D. BOTTOM, 91 East Market Street, DISHING ICE CREAM. To dish ice cream always put the spoon in warm water after each dish. This will give you a nice smooth dish o cream. To always have good ice cream, buy of No, 54 Massach usetts Avenue, Fur Hat Hi Jtti vor Mi Joj Ml !l PROM THE CHEAPEST TO THE FINEST. AT PRICES THAT fy Competition, nit La La SB HOSE NOZZLES, STORE, TALMAGE. ktTho Despotism of tlio Needle, or a Discourse on Wo man, Wages." The Oppressed and the Oppresscrs In the World' Broad Field of Jttle. Idleness Is Unwbolfnome and Indasiry Is liealthfol, but IJoudagu Makes , Life iv Most Heavy Kurden. Brooklyn, N. Y., May 21 Dr. Talmage preeced in the Brcoklyn Tabernacle this mcrning oa the subject, "The Despotism of the Needle, or a Discourse on Woman's Wagce." Before the Eermon Dr. Talmage expeined the Epistleof James where it saye, "Be not many roasters," which he said was a reproof for thce who are disposed to be bossy in their disposition. The opening hymn was: 'ilid sojuc? of caafutiou' and creature com print?, Hot sweet to mysoul isconimuuion o saints! The text was from Eclesiastcp, iv. 1. 'I leturned and considered all the oppressions tLat are now done under tbe nun, and behold the tears oftuch as were oppressed, and they had no onmJortcr: and r.nd on the sidy of their oppprcss ori there was power." Following is the sermon in fall: Very long ag a the needle was busy. It was considered honorable for women to toil in olden times. Alexander the Great stood in his palace, showing garments made by his own mother. The fineat tapestries of Bayeur were made by the Queen of William the Conqueror. Augustus, the Emperor, would cot wear any garmants except tho?a that were fashioned by some member of his royal family. So let the toiler everywhere be re snected! The needle has tlaia more than the Bwcrd, When the tewing machine was in vented some thought that invention would alleviate woman's toil and put an end to the despotism of the needle. Bat, no' whils the sewing machine has been a great bles3ing to well-to-do families in many cises, it has tdded to the stab of the needle the cruib o! the wheel, and multitudes of women, not withstanding the re-enforcement of the sew ing machine, can only make, work hard as they will, between two and three dollars per week. THE GREATEST KLESSIXH that could have happened to our first pa rents was being turned out of Eden afier they had done wrong. Adam and Eve, in tbeir perfect state, might have got alone: without work, or only each slight employ ment as a perfect garden with no weeda in it demanded. Bat as soon &3 theyhadsinnsd, the best thing for them was to be turned out where they would bave to work. We knoar what a withering thing it is for a mau to have nothing to do. Old Ashbel Green, at fourscore years, when asked why he kept on working, taid: "I do sj to kep out of mis chief." We see that a man who hss a large amocnt of money to start with hai no chance. Of the thousand prosperous and honorable men that you know, nine hun und anl ninetv-nine bad to work vigor ously at the bfginning. But 1 am now to tell you that industry is juat as important or a woman's safety snd happiness. Toe mctt nhappv wcnien in our communities to day are these who have no eugxgements to call them up in the morning; who once hav- irg risen and breakfasted, lonrge through the dull forenoon in slippers down at the heel and with disheveled xikir, reading Oai da's last novel, and who, having dragged through a wretched forenoon and taken tneir afternoon sleep, and having passed an hour anl a half at their toilet, pick up their card case and go out to make calls, and who pass their evenings waiting for somebody to come in and break up the monotony. Arabella Stuart never was imprisoned in so dark a dungeon as that. TEEHK IS NO HAITIS ES IN AN IDLE WOMAN. It may be with hand, it may be with brain, it may be with both; but work she must or be wretched forever. The little girls of oar families must be started with that idea. The curse of our American society is that oar young women are taught that the first, sec end, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, tenth, fiftieth, thousandth thing in their lite in to get somebody to take care of them. In stead of that the first lesson should be how, tinder God, they may takecare of themselves. The tiimple fact is, that a majority of them do have to take care of themselves, and that, tco, after bavirjg, through the falie notions of their parent, ousted the years in which ihey oueht to have learned how successfully to maintain themselves. We now and here declare the inhumanity, cruelty and outrage of that father and mother who pass their daughters into womanhood, having givan tfcf ju no facility for earningtbeir livetihoad. .Vadame de Stael taid: 'It is not these wiitiugs that I am proud of, but the fact toit I have facility in ten occupations, in any cue of which I could make a livelihood." You say yon have a fortune to leave them. O. man acd woman, have jou nos learned that like vultures, lie hawks, like esg'.ej, riches have wings and tly away ? Though you hnuld te successful la leaving a competency Uhind jou the trickery of executors may swtmp it inn night, or sime otlicials In our chmthes mey get up a mining company and induce your orphans to put their money into a hole in Colorado; and if, by the mojt tkillful machinery, the sunken money cn not be brought up again, prove to them tht it was eternally decreed that tbU wai tha way they were to lo?e it. and that it went tn U e moft orthodox aod heavenly style. Oa, the damnable schemes that processed Chris t ans will engage in until God puts His r'nsers into thu colUr of the byp;c:lt3's robe andrirs itcleardown to the bottom you have no right becauae yon are well offtocouclude tt at ycur children ae going to bea well ort A wan died leaving a Urge fortune, tits old comrades came in and eaid as they bsat over his corpse: "What is the matter with von, Boegsev ? Th snrgeon sUnding ovr him said: Hu!hup: Ue is dead!" ' Oh! he Is dead!' they nvd. 'Come, boys, let go aid take a drink i.i memory of par Bogcsey !" HAVE YOU NOTHING FETTCI! T1IX MONEY i le ive your children ? If you have not, but send your daughters into the world with mtity brain and unskilled hands, you are ouiltyof aauaunaiion, homicide, regicide, iifanticid. There are women toiling in our cltii s for two and three dollars per weefc who were the daughters of merchant princes. Thes-e buffering ones now would be g!a i to rave the crumbs that once fell from their fathtr'e ttb'tj That worn cut, broken th?e that ihe wears is the lineal descendant of the twelve dollar gaiters in which her mother walked, and that torn aud faded calico had ancestry of inagnilieeni brocade ttat ewept Broadway clean without any expense to the Street Commies-oners. Tbsugh you live in an elf gsnt residence and fare sumptuously every day, let your dau?h teis feel that it is a disgrace to them not "to know how to work. I denounce the idea prevalent in society that though our young wcnien may embroider slippers and croche: and mate mate for lamps to stand oa with out disernce, the idea of doing anythin for a livelihood is dishonorable. It is a eharne for a young woman, bslong ing to a large family, to be inefficient when the father toils his life away for her support. It is a sbame for a daughter to be idle while her mother toils at the wa;h-tnb. It is. as honoioble to sweep house, make beds or trim ha's as it is to twist a watch-chain. As far aä I can understand, thalineof rpctabnUy lien bttuen that which is userul and that hich is useless. If women do that which is cf no value, their werk is honorable. If they do practical work, it is dishonorable. That i ur young woxien may c;cp? the c?nsure o doirg dishonorable work I ehall particular ize. You may knit a tidy for the back of aa arm-chfir, but by ro means mate th6 money whuewith to boy the chair. You may, with delicf.te brush, beautify a mantel ornament, but die rather than earn eaongh to buy a marble mantel. Yon may learn arti3t'.o mcsic until you can tquail Italian, but never Eicg'Ortonville" cr ' Old Unndrcd." I) nothing prececal if yon would in the eyes of refined society pre3srve yoar re3pectatil ity. I scout these finical notions I tell you -a woman, no more than a miu, has a r'it to occupy a place in this wotld uules sh pavs a rent for it. In the course of a lifetime you consume whole harvests and drove3 of cau.'e, and every day you live you Hrtathe forty hegibeads cf good, pare air. . Youinmt, b some kind of usefnlnefs. pay for ail this Our TEce was the last thlcgcreated the birdj and fishes on tha fourth day. the ciitl? and lizirdaon the lit" h day, and ma. or; tho s.xth day. If geologists are ilht the earth v-as u million o veais in Do-'sessicn of the im?cN, beasts and birds before our race came up3n it. In cue eenee we Were innovators; the cat tle, the lizards aLd the hhwks hid pre ernp tion riht. Thp question is no: what we are to do with the liza'ds and summer insect?, but what the lizards and surnmtr insaia are to do Viith us. Ml'ST KAIiN YOUR 1'OSITION. Ii we want a place in this woili we mu3t earn it. The partridge makes its own nest before it occupies it. The lark, by its morn irg org, earr.o its breakfast before it eats it; and the Bible gives an imitation thit the tiist dnty of an idler is to starvo whn it B3 8 if he l,will not work, neither shall he cat." Idleness ruins the health, and very tcin nature says: "This man has refused to pay his rent; out with him! Society is to be reconstructed cn the subject of woinan' teil. A vast majority of those who would have woman inonustrious, shut her up to a few kinds of work. My iudgment in the matter is that a woman has a riant to ao anything Ehe can do well. There should be no department of merceandis3, mechanism, art or science baried against her. If ilis-i HcFrner ha? a genius for Ecalpture, give her a chisel. Jf Rota Bonheur has a fondneai for delineating anina's, let her make the Horse Fair." If MJsä Mitchell will study astron omy, let her mount the starry ladder. If Lydia will be a meichant, let her eetl pur pie. If Lucrelia Mott will preach the Gosoel, let fcer thrill with her womanly eloquence tr e Quaker meeting house. It i9 eaid if woman is given such opportu n't'esshe will occupy places that might ba taken by man. I say if she have more eill and &daptetint83 forany position than a man bus, let her have it! She has as much right to her bread, to her appaiel and to her heme as men cave. But it is eaid that her nature js so delicate that the is unfitted for exhaust ing toil. I a?k in the name of all past his tory what toil cn earth is more' severe, exbr.cstive and tremendous than that toil of the needle to which for egrs the has been Euljfcttd? The battering-ram, the sword, ti e carbine, the battie-ax have made no each havoc as the needle. I would that these liv ing fepulchres in which women have for ages been buried might be opened and that Eome iurrcction trumpet might bring up thf ie living corpses to the fresh air and sun light. Go with me and I' will show yoa a women who by hardest toll supports her childien, and fcer drunken husband, her old father and mother, pays her hoaEe rent, always has wholeEorne food on her table, find, when sbe can get some neighbor on the Sab bath to come in and take care of her family, appears in church with hat and cloak that are far from indicating the toil to which ehe is subjected. 8uch a woman as that has body aid oul econch to lit her for any position. Sbe could stand beside the majority o! your ealeamsn and dispose of more good. She could go into your wheelwright shops and bsat one half cf your workmen at making carriage?. We talk about women as thoagh we had re- signed to her all the light work, and our selves had shouldered the hea?ior. Bat tha day of judgment, which will reveal the suf ferings of the stake and inquisition, will marshal before the throne of God and the hlerarchis of heaven the martyrs of wash tub and needle. Now, I say, if there be any preference inoccupation, let women have it. God knows her trials are the severest. ! her acuter sensitiveness to misfortune, by her hour of anguish, I demand that no one hedge up her pathway to a livelihood. Oh, ths n f anress, the desolseability of men who be arpdge a woman the right to work anywhere in any honorable calling. lilVi: WOMAN AN EijUAL SHOW. I go still farthtr, and say that woman fhould have equal compensation with men. By what principle of justice is it that women in many of our cities get only two-thirds as much pay as men, and in many cafes only hall? Here is the rglgantlc injustice that for work equally well, if üol better done, wo men receive far lets compenfation linn msn. Start with the National Government. Wo men clerks in Washington get $900 for doing ttat or which men receive il.SOO. The wheel of oppression U rolling over tho oesks tf thousands of women who are at thl3 mo ment Id despair about what they are to do. Many of the large mercantile estab ''laients cf cur cities are accessory to thes abomina tion, and from their large e3t&bUshrnent there are scores of soul3 being pitched cn into death, aid their employers know it Is there uGcd? Will there be a judgment? I tell you if God rises up to redress woman's wrongs, many of our large establishment? will bo swallowed up quicker than a Sou'h American earthquake ever took down a city. God will catch these oppreseera between the two mill-stones of his wrath and grind them to rowder! Why is it that a female principal in a schcol only gets S50 for doing work for which a male principal gets 1039? I hear from all this land the wail of womanhood. Van fces nothing to answer to that wail but Catteries. He says she is an "cgil. Shs is not; be knows she is not. She is a human beirs who gets hungry when she has no food and cold when she has no fire. Give her no flatteries; give her justice! There are C3.000 stwing girls in New York acd Brooklyn. Across the sunlight comes their death groan. It is not tucli a cry as comes from those who are suddenly hurled out of life, but a slow, grinding, horrible wasting away. Gather them before yon and look into their faces, nircted, fghaitly. hunger struck! Look at their firger?, needle-picked and blood-tfpped! See that premature stoop irj the shoulders; bear ttat dry, hacking, menllesi caugh! AT A LARGE NEETXStt cf these women, held at a hall in Bhilaie phia, grand speeches were ilivered, bu: a needle-woman took the stand, threw aside fcer faded shawl and with fcer shriveled arm hurled a Very thunderbolt of eloquence, speaking cut the horrors of her own expe rience. Stand at the corner of a street in New York at J or 7 o'clock in the mornimr es the women go to their :vor. Many of them had no breakfast except the crumbs that were left over from the'night before or a croet they chew on their v?ay through the street. Here they come! Tho working girls cf New York ari Brooklyn! Tass engaged in bead-work.thejo in f!owermafcing, in mil inery, enameling, cigar making, book-binding, "labeling, feather piefcio;;, print coloring, paper-box making, but mos:' overworked of ell and least compensated, the sewing wo men. Why Co they not tf.fc? th city car on tbe way up? They can not atford the five cfnts! If, concluding todery herself some thirg else, she got into the (tr. giva her a Mat! You want to see ho v. Littiaier and Kidley appeared by the fi;e: l:os t that woman and behold . a more h r rible martyrdom, hotter firs, a more cponizicg death? Ac that wotivi how mnch she gets f:r her -rictaadehe rhl tell you six cents lor maklrj esarsa sairis, and finds her own threal! 1 Years a?o, one aibath niht, in the VcSti cnie ci this cnurcn, alter service, a woman full in csnvnUions. Tee tV-sctor said sh? needed medicine not so mujih as something to eat. As she began to tu!vive ia her de lirium, ehR ftid, gaspinely :! l,Eunt ceatj! Eipht cents' Eight cent! 1 trUh I caul! g8t itdOEc! I am s: tired! I wish Icoild gt scius sleep: hut I raut ,et t done! Eth cent! Eight cents!" We f4und afterward ifcatfcfce was making garments for eUht cents apiece, and that she chuld make bat three of them inn d&v lifear it! Thr e times eight are twenty f jur.j Hear it, mtu end erneu who have comfortable hones Sorre of tho woret villains of' our cities irs tfc6 employers of tnetc wom-jn. They b?at tr-em down to the lf.st peni y, aod "try o cheat them out of that. Tbl? woman inns'; Thjt woman deposit a dollar or two bfc:ro she gets the farmenta to wort on. Vlj?n the work ia dtne it is tharply inspectsd.th? most insiz nificant lUs picked out am. the wigei re-fr-se d, and fooietimes the 1 liar deported not jiiven bsck. The Women's Potective Union reports a cite wfceie one ol thete poor .:ou's li iding p ace where she could get if ore wages, re toived to change employers, :id weat to g- , her jay for work done. The oiplover siys: 4 I bear you are going to leave? "Yej," sh eaid. "I have come tc get whrt you owa me " He made lo answer. Sae slid: "Are you rot going to pay me?1' Yc.ji," he said, "I will pay you," and he kicked her down Ob, that Women's Protective Union, 1U Clinton P.ace, New York! lfte b;esing3 of Heaven be on it for the merciful acd divine woik it is doing in the defense of toiling wo manhood. Wbat trag d es of suffering are presented to ihem day by diy. a paragraph fiom their report: " ' Can 3 on mske Mr. Jones) pay me? 11 cwe-s me for three weeks at two dollars and a half a week, and I can't get anything, and my child is very sick." The speaker, a youcg woman, lately widowed, burst into a flood cf tears us she spoke. SLe 'vas bidden to ccme fgain the next afiernoC0 and repeat her story to the attorney at his usual weekly healing of frauds and impositions. Mans were found by which Mr. Joni-a was induced to jay the seven dollars and chalf. ANOTUKi: rAKAGF.AI tl FROM TiEIP. r.EI'JIir. "A fcrinight hsd pas3ul wiim she n ol estiy hinted, desire to kiutv how much her teivices were worth. 'O, smy dear,' he replied, you are getting to b'e one of the mcst valuable hands in the tiade, you will nlwajs get the very best prica? Ten dollars a week 3 on will be able to eafa very eailly.' And the girl's fingers flew on 1;ith her work at a marveioas rale. Tne picture of $10 a week had almost turned her jhead. A faw nights laltr. while crossing the ferry, s!ii overheard the name of her enjp'oyer in th'3 cenversation of girls who stooJnear. What, John Snipes? Why, be don pay. Look out for him every time, lls'lükeep you "on trial" as he clls it for weens, tid then he'Jl go BDd get eome other f joI.' vud thus Jane Smith taincd her warninc: agajist the swin dler. But the union held himjin the toils of the law until he paid the wcS th of each of tbete rif of 'trial. " Another paragraph: ller mortification may be ii told that one of the two fi? which fbe hd just received iftgined when dollar bills ror her work tification was was counterfeit. Bat her moi swallowed up in indignation tion aid her her tt ion hti hen her em- ployer denied havicg paid the money Drove it.'' frd insultmcly asked When the Protective Union hsjl placed this matter in the courts the Jcdgt! said: will pay Eleanor the amount 5 also the costs of the cour I lüow sre these evils to be eraJ her claim, cated? Some ot." Whit other qae?- tv: Give women the ba; efi'ect such ballot might have o t:on I am not here to discus am not here to discasl; but wh t would be the effect cf femalei suSrage n woman's waes? I do not bslievithat womau will ever eet justice by woman' ballot, in nuchas men men, bsat deed, wemen oppres3 women as do. Do not women as much a down to the lowest figure the sews for them? Are not woma Kornau wno as sharp es men on washerwomen ani nfllltners aid mantcu-rxafcers? If a woann elks tt dollar fr r her werk, does not her femsje employer ak her if sbe will not take r You lay, "only ten cents din, tt at is Eometimee the I'UVre Heaven and hell. Women o'te cemmheration for women thr woman steps aside from the pat aery cent? ence: ' but cs ostwesn 1 have leis 1 men. 2t& of rlitadis r. WJ3U0 om woman's 'roa mau's e up for her. man may lorglve; woman, nev will never get justice done her f ballot. Neither will she get it ballot. How then? God will r: -GCd hf s rncre resources than w The flaming sword that hucg a: iwhen woman was driven out Iwith its terrible edge her oppre Bet there i3 eonjethin; for wo s know o Eden's eae will cleive ors. aen 10 ao. Let ycung people prepare to ex of work and they will be able al get larger wages. If it bs t woman can in a stor s ell mcr? 1 in spheres er awhile to .own that a ;oods ia a 1 year than a man. she will sodu is ao;e not only to ak. but to demand, mofj wges. aad to demand them Bucceüfullyj Unskilled and incempetent labor mcst take what is given; t killed and competent! labor will eventually make its own etandil d. Admit-, ting that the law of tupplyf.nd demand regulates these thincs. I conteill that the de-mand lor stilled labor is ver. great and 'h sunnly very Binali. S:art wilh th. idaa that WORK IS JIOXQUMLi: iird that you can do some one taring better ban anybody elsj. Besähe thil:. God help ing tcu will take care of yourellf. If you are after a whilo called into anotjier relation you will all the better be qual'.fiul for it by your spirit of telf-reliance ; or if ton are you can be harpy and self-sur porting. Foets are fend of talking about men as th oak and wemen th9 Tino that climbs it; $ut I bave seen many a tree fall that not "only went down itieif but took all the Tinei with it. I' can tell you of something stronger Uan an oak for an ivy to climb on and hat is tte throne of the Great Jehovah. Stogie or afh anced, that woman la strong whft leans cn God and dees her best, The Needle may break; the factory band rxiy ilij the wag may fail; but over every good woman's hPid there are spread the great, gentle, siopea dors wings of the Almighty. Many of you will go single-banded throuJi life, and you wil 1 have to choose between two character?. Young woman. I ata sure you will turn ycur back upon the nlesi, giggling, irresponsible nonentity wh::h so ciety ignorainions'.y acknowledges to he a won aa, and ak God to make yoa an husi. b!e, active, earnest Cariatian. V,rnt wilt become of that womanlv disciol e f tig world? She is m:re thoughtful of the atti tude she str.kes upon the carpet than how she will look in tho judgment; mere worried about her freckles thn her sins; mare fater ented in her apparel than in her redemption. Tno dying actress, wuose life had b?aa visi ons: eaid: 'The ecene closes; draw the car certain." Generally the tragedy cjuim first tho farce afterward ; bat in her l!f? it was first the ferce of a usalecs life, and ien the tra2edy cf a wrenched eternity. Compare the life and desth of such 3 cue with that of eome Caristiau aunt tin: w.n one1 a bleising ta your hou3-ho:d. I do vol know that -he was ever otlred t.H.s hind m iiiarriaee. S"ae livi tingle that '.intrörn melcd she might ba everybody' blessing. Whenever the sick were to be vi-.itl or the poor to be provided with bread, n-.c went wilh a blessing. Sie could pra;- or s;ng 4 Rock cf Ages" fcr any tick paur t r who asked her. As ehe jr,oS older tatro were days -hen she waa a littl sharp, but To- ;Le most part auntie wss r. sunb-an jurt the one for ChrJsta-as eve. She know better taan aay , one e.'fe how to lir l hi am. Her cv?:r p;aycr, as Gcd heard it. was fall of eVi?ryb:dy vao ad trouble. Tho brightest thirgs i i ill th heufe dropred fror 1 her finirs. bre hid. peculiar r.oliorjs, but ?he grand?-?, notioa t be ever h?i w s to mko yoa Laj;y. S2e drcs?sd we l auntie always dresed well but her hihet adornment was thit cf a meek and quiet spi:i wh'ch, in the sigüt of God, is of preat price. When she d:?d you. all gather d lovingly about her: aud ai you tarried her out to iejt the Sunday scbom cIrss almost covered the csilin w'Lu jpcni cas; and the poor reopie stood at tho end o ths ol'ey, with their aprons to the: eyes, sobbing bitterly, and the man of the worid Fa!d with Solomon : "Her price was above rubies," and Jesus, as unto the maiden in .Tudes. commanded: "I tay unto thee, arise." VAitii:rii:s. The babj's favorite ame I foure. "Hanging on the ragged edge" is now rei dered 4,tottering on the slippery brink." The fellows who are waiting for the oillos to seek the man are petting awfully tired. According to tin London Times, the price of rHarnondi has &teaü:y f&llen fraiu $15 to Si.75 per karat. The Bible Revision is said to have citt thc Universitv Tress of Oxford and Cambridge moie than $100,000. A young lady who keeps au autograph al bum expressly for male signatures ie!erj to it as her 'him bcok." A noted Arabian chieftain, Abd el Kaier, always maintained that the t'vo gre cce emies of the horso were rest and fat. France and Grebes have 100 ho'idaye an nually; Busala 0;. Bplglum C", Ecg and anl the United States 00, Thcae include Sondays. A scientist now declares that the tip of the ncso is the home of the soul. It has cer tainly often shown where departed spirits have gone. AJamcstowUjD T , justice de:idi that profanity is not punishable at lav waea caused hy a neighbor's hens scratcaing up tte defendants gtrdeu. New Jersey tends wife beaters to the peni tentiary for one year. Itdoub;les, hotrever, allows their wives to tend them gcciies dur ing their imprisonment. . "Yes,'' ob:ervad the widow, "it was rather a disgrace to have him hanged.bn: yen don't know what a relief it ia for me tu know where he 13 at night time." A Cincinnati girl drowned herself iost be fore she was going tn be married. N j reason was given lor the deed other than that she was engaged to a Cincinnati man. 'Hallo, old man. what oa earth are you going to do. "Dine, ci t.ourae.' Dine. Why, it's only three o'clock." "I know, my boy, but it's eight m London." L:.fa. "Wl'pn ä woman ii flrint hp- hnband a bit or her mind be shonld try to imains what it would be like if he was a Mormon end w&s having seventeen such bits served up to him. There are about 200,000 commercial triv ele s in thii country. Their avera;o siitry 1,500 a year and expense?. Oyer 2 00; belong to asocitioos for mutual proteciion, life insurance, etc. Fifty-four unfortunate gamo'eri have de stroyed thomselvpj at Monaco thu? far dur ing the present s?i?on. The Prmcs'a con science must be ao unoomf jrtte bed fellor.' if he ever con;ider3 the source of his income. Two cirls in Eicrtinento, Col, whe thought Jt would bo fun to black tneir faces, unfortunately got a coloring preparation that won't wash oiT. It acts like dyt on the skin, and cnemUIa ray it will probably not wear off for months. It has been well announced that anybody, on eitht r aide, prominent orlikely to become po, In Afghanistan was of Irih dscent. Now a Dublin paper states ihtt General Kcmaroffa grandmother was an Irishwcman cf the name of Macnamara. On the streets of Calhoun, Ga., recsntly there ero three old men talking tyjrether, all members cf the Baptist church, who hud been married seven times, and the acgreate age c i the three wa? 20 years. AU ::r active and in good health for men of the.r Ia iu:8la a mm tiust pay his tarei before be. ; ays the preacher, or doctor, or r.r:vlr toker. An American simply mov: a few Uii'ea cut of town and the tnx gatherer can't touc'n him. It is for euch ble?5.ngs as these that our forefather! fit in tho revolution. The lumber for IS OOO clothes-nir.? cok. L", and tho clothes pin? arc worth f .S.So. :;o ;r kir.ds of saws, a rsvolving polishing cylinder ofiroa. and a kiln are requisite fcr thbU manufacture, and the pojr creature who makes them has only 50 per cent, prorit when he sells them for ono cent. The length c! the projected rail ay froni London to Bombjty is estimate! r.t nearly 7 0C0 miles, the route contemplated htinr, throueh Paris, Madrid, Gibraltar, Tao.- era, TnnK Tripoli, Busrah, K!! to Knrr:hu and Bombay. It ii expected that the joar r py will be made la nine days, cr an average of thirtyfive mile3 per hoar. It is estimated that the total stoo: of cobt ia the worid In use as coin, or as co n. or as bankin2 reserve in one shape or cthr, is about j2 SISOO.COO cf which total England has ?G12. -00 ( : Franca. i'J V J.' :-: (r ronny. &.; and the i'nited fc'ta'e-j. $147,12 00. Other nation? cu:e in tor shsrs varyice from ?3.SSS in the case of Holland, to147,7t4M'))inSpain. The Kansas Suprerue Court has been cajled upon to decide a point probibly crerer b.ort raised. Its5eni3 that when the jirr went out one cf the number propoied to open their deliberations with prayer, acd there upon, proceeded to pray "long and load.' The verdict was against the defendant, where upon his lawyer moved to set a'de. on the ground ot "undue influence exerc J by one of the jurymen by means cf public prayer in the jury-iosai,"