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t m jfam i 3 a. . 1 A Journal fur tbc People. Daveted to the Interests of Humanity, ,-, ; Independent ,n Polities unci Religion. Uive to nil Uvo Issue!!, and Thoroughly Itftdtaal In Opposing and Exposing the Wrong oi the Mcwee. Gfefregpondents writing over assumed signa tures mast make known their names to the Kdlfcw.or no attention will be given to tbeir eommunleatlons. For the New Xorthwest. CLATSOP. BY MILS. S. J. KOISET. lit thje'seUry glare of an Ausnst noon, With the liit at a hundred and five, To gasp and faint with the slightest hope To another such day survive, I think of that roek-slrewn ocean beach With Its breeze that comes from arur, Balmy and sweet, as If from the shores Where tropical Islands are. Soil and cool, as a spirit's breath, ThatdMrat zephyr sighs. Calming the turbulent, gun-kissed life Mhe a whlier from Pamdl.so; SteadHjr wver the crested waves c The wind that's born of tho soa, Conies with Its wealth of comfort and health, A MsltB to mortals free! 1 Oh, datmpf-'Wttii unromantlc iwme Thy roew!art and rale, and stream, ' Thy cool, dark shadows and crystal waves Are fair as a poet's dream; An well thy merits arc known abroad, Br many to thee revert, As the lovcMfwt spot on nil the coast liar jieojde to no and flirt! JtutOlatMipt thy name has a charming sound, To we lorevermore IH never forget those summer days I wandered along thy shoro; Ier I think of thy glorious wave-washed beach As the plae where clams aliotind, WHh tlie picturesque form of Mrs. Lo, Diggingtliem out oft lie ground! Iiut'llspast henceforth must the graceful,cnib AleiM promenade the strand. And unmolested the clams'may rest Dapin their beds of sand; And the beautiful paths where lovers straycxl In uninterrupted tryst. Will soou be tilled with the autumn leaves And the ocean's blinding mist. August, 1E71. THE STATUS OF TTOMAH. by raoF. ciiAxirr. 1 Free Sr-EEcn, Fnr.E Tniss, Fitrr People. -'Oixj3rE i. ioita?iAJvr, okegon, jstrtdatst, September cs usri. INTO! li 3E It lO. "Woman is treated with respect, and as the equal of man, just in proportion to the degree of civilization and enlight enment attained. The savage treats her as his servant, and no better than his horsQ or dog. Tho Chinese treats her as an inferior, and while he claims immor tality for man, denies it to woman. The I ignorant Caucassian feels himself supe- j rior to woman, and therefore beats and rfbu? es" her if she dares to differ from him in opinion. The inflated public writer or speaker has risen too high in thej scale of being to strike a woman, yet i shows that he feels himself her superior by sneering at her weaknesses, liven ! the' enlightened statesman treats woman as an inferior by denying her certain civil rights exercised by himself. Woman is either the inferior, equal or ' superior of man. The time has gone by for arguing the inferiority of woman, even in our partial civilization. I say "partial," because if our civilization was complete man would not deny to woman tho rights which he claims for himself. To he consistent, he should continue to argue the inferiority of the sex. But he has been so constantly defeated, of late years, on this issue, that he now tries to dodge it by proclaiming that because woman is delicately organized, therefore it is unbecoming and improper for her to bo allowed the freedom and privileges exorcised by hur noble lord. Is this log ical? Concede the woman's equality, and then restrain her from her rights, iust as though she was incapable of judging what is for hor highest good? Yet this Is the strongest political argu ment advanced against the woman's re form movement. Let us next glance at the religious ar gument against woman. Paul writes to ?V Timothy: "Lot the woman learn in si- lonee with all subjection. But 1 sutler not a woman to teach, for Adam whs first formed, then Eve." If this "for" amounts to anything at all, it is simply this: That the first formations were thebetterand superior. Is this true in luet? If so, then all the beasts of the fluid and fouls of the air are better and superior to man, for they were formed before him. So much for the logic of St. Paul. But this apostolic "chief of sinners" gives a second rca.-on for "subjecting" women, namely: "And Atlam was not deceived, but the woman being deceived, was in the transgres 5ion." Having caught Paul once trip ping with his logic, lam suspieious that he is not a cloe rcasoner. Let us see. According to Moses the Lord God1 kmada,tho-serpetttmorc subtle than any Wm. nf ' IhcTield, and gave him the power of speech. Poor Eve, ignorant ami inexperienced, was never warned against the craft and hypocrisy of the serpent, and having heard only truth, it was impossible for her to know there was such a tiling as falsehood. The Lord God told her not to cat a certain fruit, aud she, simple-minded child, 1 would never have thought of disobeying burfor (he serpent which the Lord God had made. Besides, Eve had no mother to advise her better, and when the ser pent spoke so pleasantly, the poor thing had no means of knowing but this might be the Lord God himself, for none of the other beasts could talk, and so far SoS-She 'knew there was nobody but her self, husband and the Lord God who could talk. Therefore I Inlst that Eve hasTjcen unjustly censured in this fruit business. "With Adam the case was different. mere was no sucn miracic as a serpent talking to deceive him. ' He was older HthaH.EvQ, and might have suspected from his own wicked and perverse na stupidity on Ids part. But then he was just as the Lord God had made him af ter all, aud I suppose the poor fellow could not help his stupidity. Besides, he had never attended a political cau cus, been to a horse race, dabbled in stocks, or seen the inside of a gambling house; so you see no opportunity had been afforded him to learn shrewdness. Aside from these considerations, Adam showed a low, mean spirit in laying the blame upon his wife. If he had been any part of a gentleman he would never have breathed her name in connection with the fruit business. But bo it was, and so it has been to tho present day, the strong are too much disused to try to save their own neclcs by accusing the weak. I think Paul is rather fecblo in showing why a woman should "learn in silence with all subjection." But there is another view to be taken of Paul's ipse dixit. He uttered it at a time when the people were in a condi tion but little above savageism, when woman was held in low esteem, and so he catered to the depravity of the times. The teachings of Christ were very differ ent, although living in the midst of bar barism. "When the Jews wanted him to condemn the woman, ho simply re marked : "Let him that fs without sin cast the first stone" This was a "set tier," for everyone of those scamps had committed tho same offence for which he wanted the woman stoned. And there arc millions of the same kind of Scribes and Pharisees to-day, warring against defenceless woman, notwith standing our boasted but partial civili zation. They would shoot a wife for the same fault of which they arc almost daily guilty, and be justified by a jury of men(?) like themselves. Of course no woman should be allowed on a jury in such a case, for she might be weak-minded enough to think that the poor, abused man was guilty of murder. But reverse the case, and let the woman do the shooting, then see how these Scribes and Pharisees thirst for her blood. "Why? Because their own worthless lives are in danger unless there is some check put to this shooting business. The "subjection" to which woman was reduced during the barbarities of the past, still cling3 to her like riveted manacles to the captive. The only rea son for perpetuating her bondage lies in tho blind selfishness of man. Knowing her influence, he Is jealous of her power, lest some evil come to his own sex. In this view man is as weak as Paul was in his logic The emancipation and eleva tion of woman would incommode none but the licentious aud unprincipled, while to tho honest and virtuous it would prove the richest of blessings. Besides, just so long as woman is held In "subjection," just so long will she be Unqualified from becoming the mother of a type of men above the present grade of Scribes and Pharisees. But place her n a position where she can feel that her influence in society and government is equal to that of man, and then she will become the mother of u superior race of mortals. How carefully Uie thrifty stock-raiser provides for the females which arc to be come the mothers of his herds. Not even the hog is neglected. His mind is continually on the alert for improving the breed. Is he equally thoughtful re- ardiug his wife and daughters? Mark how closely he observes theyoungof his neighbor's herds, noting ail the condi- COBEESPOHDENOE. This department of the New North west is to he a general vehicle for ex change of ideas concerning any and all matters that may be legitimately dis cussed in our columns. Finding It practi cally impossible to answer each corres pondent by private letter, we adopt tins mode of communication to save our friends the disappointment that would othcrwlscaccruefromourlnability toan swer their queries. We cordially invite everybody that has a question to ask, a suggestion to make, or a scolding to give to contribute to the Correspondents Column. Dr. Geo. M. B. : The communication from Mrs. E. Oakes Smith has been re ceived. "We publish parts of it, but the main article is too long for our columns. Shall be pleased to meet you. M. M. M. : Thanks for the poem and accompanying letter. Mrs. M. A. H.: You can do better. You would not be pleased with the arti cle yourself if we should print it. D. N. : A careful perusal of the "Ad ventures" has led us to decline their publication. The MS. Is at your disposal The article could be carefully re-written aud made first class, but it is too hastily and in some places bunglingly executed to do tlie writer credit. We hope you win receive our criticism as Himiiy as it is given. Martha: 'Time" and "Rhine" are not legitimate rhymes, and the singular nominative does not agree with a plural verb. It will take long practice and much hard study for you to make a writer. Miss C: Bah! No! "A girl of fifteen" lias no right to be thinking aIout the boys. You'd better be making rag babies and building dirt cabins. In five years from now, if you have improved your time as you ought, and developed your physical frame as you should, you may begin to look out for a husband; but we beg you to postpone the matter for that length of time. You'll then have time enough to rue your bargain before you die. "Ambitious :" Your sex will not pre vent you from homesteading a claim, but you must he twenty-one years old before you are entitled to do so. Moilic: Kid gloves the exact color of the dress arc not considered necessary On the contrary, a bright contrast much worn; but to insure harmony rib bons should be worn to match the gloves in color. I). J. W. : Subscriptions received Wish you'd "insult" us with a thousand subscribers. .Should have written to you long ago had we not been so busy. "C. C. Lonesome:" Something less than a cord of letters await you at this olllce. What shall we do with them ? is Settling the "New Nokthwbst.' The claim made by the promoters of the Northern l'acllic Itaiiroau, as to me ex rollout character of the country trav ersed by that thoroughfare, seems to be verified hv the fact that seWers are moving to the lino of the road in Miu nesota and Eastern Dakota in unprece dented numbers. A late number oi tue St. Paul Pioneer says: "Tlie roads leading lo tlie Bed Rive Valley are literally eovcred witlt cmi grant wagons, with their usual aeeonv pauinicuts of families' furniture and stock of all kinds. The wagon roads from Sauk Centre to St. Peter show daily accessions to the vast caravan ..'...wlt.irr II u it Hm f.irtllit rnclnnc nf "u"a "." """" rjuuuul,u"- Northern Minnesota, The extent oiinc Does he ever observe his neighbor's chil-1 great incoming tide of humanity can bo drcn with a view to drawing tlie same conclusions? Alas, no! It is a morti fying fact, that while an animal, even a hog, is to a certain extent a scientific production, a child, the dwelling place of an immortal soul, is the merest acci dent Sliall we blame woman for this wretched state of affairs? No, never, so long as man holds the controlling influ ence and she is compelled to "learn In silence with all subjection." Place her in a position so that her influence shall be equal to that of man. and then she should share with him the responsibil ity; but so long as she is held in "sub jection," the "silent" victim or his pas sions and caprices, just so long she will be excusable for becoming the mother of a dwarfed, degraded offspring. In tho Hebrew Eixmra, the word here ren dered "Lord God." Is plural, and translated lit erally should be rendered "the gods." Hut had the translators given it an honest rendering. It would have sounded very much like heathen mythology. Hence, with an Ingenuity worthy of a better cause, they mako n show of honesty by using two words, "Lord God," whlchconveys an Idea of plurality, yet so obscured as not to be detected by the general reader. The root of EI ohlm Is El, and means the sun. Tlie termina tion lm forms the plural, as, cherub, one; cher ubim, more than one; seraph, one; seraphim. more than one. The sun, moon nua planets were the gods and goddesses of the ancients. Our sun. explain f roimsrn, Oregon, Sept. 1st, lb.i From tho Christian Union. I The New Theory of Marriage. In our time a theory of marriage has found favor with some, which to old- fashioned people seems to mean simply a repeal of the seventeenth command ment. To a few honest men and women it rcms n great step towanl the nilllcn lum. In justice to these last wo givo tlie theory as wo suppose they would choose to state it. It is this: that the external relation of marriage is justified only by the highest form of affection, and by that- is justified always. In the absence of such affection the legal form of wedlock has no moral authority to bind a man ana woman together. And man and woman between whom such ;in affection arises aro morally justified in uniting themselves to each other, whatever may have been their previous external relations to each other. It Is not easy to trust such a doctrine with sufllcieut respect to coolly contro- ert it. let tuts mast sometimes oe done. For such ideas are held by n few nervous who arc honestly and earnestly trying to reform society by them. Yet the best refutation of them is a plain tateinent of what their practical adop tion by society would mean. The institutions of society am deal only with external acts. hat is per mitted or loroiuucn, iy tno law oi me statute-book and public sentiment, is pre-eminently matter of outward con duct. Indeed, tho laws of the State touch nothing else. Decision upon mo tives, apart from actions, is too tine aud delicate a thing to be attempted in the broad regulations adopted by societies oi lien for their government. I'uuiic opin ion, it is true, to some extent awanls praise or blame by its sense of the secret springs oi action in men. ism uie great ifunt and Must A 'ot of society are uttered only upon actions, not upon motives. You cannot by institution or ordinance secure that men shall bo lwtriotic, you can only oblige them lo pay certain ex ternal service to tlie State, loii cannot forbid covctousncss, but only actual ag' gresslon. You cannot by social arrange ment punish impurity or heart, though voti can punish adultery. And so in all things. Sumxise society undertakes to reform the marriage relation in the way pro- mdsciI. it is utterly powerless to regu- .ato the inward feelings uion which these unions shall be contracted. It can "Woman's Eights. Allow mn to cive mv platform of Woman's Rights, beggingpardon for the use of a very manisn term, wnicu i use for the sake of brevity. AH I claim for woman is tne removal of theinterdict. Acceptherasa citizen. Now she is denied the rights of citizen ship and all tlie lumbering legislation of centuries will not adjust her relations harmoniously in the world till this in justice be removed. She cannot be pro tected luliy till sue is tnus recognizeu. She cannot reach the true dignities of her being till she is invested with the sanctities and privileges of a good citizen. Remove the interdict. Make our carry it only one way, not back and forth. Protect the glass in tlie sashes, and walls at the side of the mouldings. by tacking a strip oi pasteboard several inches wide against the surface next tho work to catch dashes of paint. If sx)ts of mildew or blisters appear on wall-paper in u room where steam does not penetrate, do not try to wive the paper, but strip it off, and apply a delicate tint, mixed with boiled liusccd oil, to every gallon of which a quarter of a pound of glue has been added, first softened by heat, with a very little wa ter to prevent it irom burning. An other more eflectual coating is made of five pounds of rubber melted in a gallon of boiled linseed-oil. Tho mixture should be heated in a tin kittle sus pended In boiling water, so that it will not taite lire. Coat tlie wall with this, reducing, if necessary, by more oil, anil paint or paper above it. One gallon of tlie preparation should coat luty yards of surface, and never be penetrated by moisture. One gallon of the oil and glue requires twenty lxmnds of dry mint ground in it to give two coats to forty square yards of surface. Use nothing but boiled oil for inside work; tlie raw requires nearly a season to dry. A good dryhig oil is made by boiling one ounce of sugar of lead, and the same of sulphate of zinc, with two ! ounces each of litharge, red-lead, anil umber, in a gallon of linseed-oil, till it will scorch a feather. White-lead gives tiie most body to paint, and is most durable, but turns yellow, mid is apt to be mixed with inferior pigment. Zine wliite is the purest color. Three coats are desirable on inside work for lasting finish. The first is called priming, anil is tlie only coat in which oil should be UIH. A. i. UC.MWAT, Editor ad Proprietor. OFFICE-Cor. Third nuil Washington St. TERMS, IN ADVANCE : One year. - ' immiiiw -- 1 00 only deal with their outward form. Its , for f tno upix.p coats ii. m nnr in A v r 1 r V m 7 t turn yellow by exposure to tno air. tirely every clement of obligation in ,pj clicapest priming is given by a coat marriage. The law must permit any ofoHon wliicti whiting is rubbed, fill man and woman to come together for , n the lwrcs of the wooil with n thin as ong or short a time as they please.! pre9crvca lt well, and Public sentiment must reg;irdsuelitcm- . ..,.f.' c,111fil. u.,rr.. .,!, W porary unions precisely as u now re- ; ,, ,, :..,. t,- ,;,.;., sards marriage. It can visit the w orst hecond coat of zinc-white with enough of them with no harsher judgment th in i oU , lnob(cI1 w !Ultl raiudng with ii uow oesiowa i.iarn ip ,,pi,tha; then a third .-oat of zinc in highest affection is wanting. Inciina- .. .,..,' -... OI10.th.rd Dammar var- Eeceipts. Corned Beef. The London Queen savs: "To those who have worn down teeth in masticating poor, tough corn beef, we will say that carbonate of soda will be found a remedy for the evil. Cut tlie steaks the day before using, into slices about two inches thick: roll over them a small quantity of soda; wash off next nionnng; cut into suitable tntcK ness and cook to notion. Tho same pro cess will answer for rowl, mutton or any . I m -1 1 1 1 , I 1 - ircsn meat, try it, an wno love ueuci- ous, tender disncs oi meat." To Make Good Dutch Cheese. Set the sour milk on a warm stove until the whey separates from the curd. Then put it into a Ianre. coarse towel or thin cloth, and tic it up. Lay it in a pan and let it He, occasionally turning on tne whey until no-more whey runs out Then put It in a dish, and with the hands work it in salt to taste aud a piece of butter and cream to make it adhere sufficiently to make into balls. Some persons like to eat it with sweetened cream. To Keep Clear of Jied liugs.l send you my way of keeping clear of bed bugs. I never scald my bedsteads as it spoils them. Clean the bedsteads by wiping them oil' with a damp cloth; then beat the whites of two eggs to u froth; add one ounce of quicksilver; beat thoroughly, and apply with a brush. I have known old buildings to be thoroughly cleansed from them hy one application. To Keep Fresh Fish.Wc find the following in the Southern Planter : To keep fresh fish, clean them and remove tlie gills; insert pieces of charcoal in their mouths and bellies. If they are to be conveyed any distance, wrap each fish up separately in linen clout, ana place 1 them in a box, with cabbage leaves above aim below. To Cook Green Corn. Cut it from the cob; put an ounce of butter in tlie skillet, and when right hot, put in your com and cover closely, cook nrteen minutes stirring occasionally; do not add water; the steam and butter win cooicitsuui- ciently. When done, add ono cup of sweet cream. To Make. Hard .Voau tram. Soft. Take seven pounds of good soft soap, four pounds sai. soua, two ounces borax, one ounce hartshorn, half pound of rosin. To be dissolved in twenty-two quarts of water, and boil about twenty minutes. To Make an Eolian Jfanu Take a horse hair or a piece of sewing Silk; let it reach two-thirds or all the way across the window. Tie a little splinter to each end and stretch it across tlie win dow, sticking the splinters between the two sashes, then wait for tlie wind to blow and hear tlie music. A close fitting sash will not answer; for it will not do to let the thread touch the sash. Te'mis ERTISBME;iTS Insertcd o" Keasonable Over the Km tothe Poor liotue. nvw.st.cAm.-ros. 0veih!U1'" to ,hc Poor-house I'm tmdgin' my weary way, I,a woman of seventy, and only a trifle gray I, who am smart an' chipper, for all tlteyhsrs best estimated on the main road be tween Alexandria and Pomme de Terre. Two hundred wagons per day pass over tins portion oi uie route nortiiwesi, uuu tho camp fires are seldom allowed to go out a fresh train of emigrants arrives almost as soon as its predecessor lias resumed its march. A noticeable ica ture of this year's emigration is its qual ity the wagons come loaded with household goods and fanning imple ments, and are followed by herds of cattle and other stock, which in quality would do credit to any country- An Old Lady in a Bad Fix. A very good widow, who was looked up to by the congregation to which she belonged as an example or piety, contrived to bring her conscience to terms for one little indulgence. She loved porter; and ono day, just ns she had received nan a uozen noiues irom the man who usually orougnt ner tlie comfortable beverage, she saw two of the grave elders of the church approaching her door. She ran the man out or the back door, and the bottles under tlie bed. The weather was hot, and while conversing with her sage friends, pop went a cork. "Dear me!" exclaimed the good lady. "there goes tue bed-cord; it snapped yesterday the same way. I must have anotiicr rope proviueu." jn a few mm utes went another, followed by the pe culiar hiss of tho escaping liquor. The rope would not do again, but tho good ladv was notata loss. "I)ear me!" said she, "that black cat of mine must be at ...ord Ood" has 1b, rootln j 'Sjih , What does this mean? Mill our clergy . ,W Jtlfrnm ln,lpr th lxl- curtaln. "Oh, dear me!" she said; I had fonrot: it is mv veast! Here, Prudence, come and take these bottles of yeast away !" tion alone is to regulate the most inti mate relation of life. And tills law is to prevail from top to bottom of society. Such freedom is to be ollered, not to a strong and disciplined few, who might be incapable or misusing it, out to tne whole race, in an us gradations oi wcbk ness and animalism and selfishness. For all alike there is to be no bond in mar riage except inclination. Tills would be the practical realization of the theories wo have indicated. What would be the right name for such a state of tilings? AVhatis the responsibility of tnosewnosecoursoienusdireciiy touring It about? Tlie theorizing on this subject is ut terly wanting in comprehension of the actual facts and necessities of life. It frames ideals and urges men towanls them, oblivious of the pestilent swamps that lie in tlie way. Because love needs no law, all law is to be abolished upon earth! Tlie truth is, the whole institution of marriage is based on the fact that man Is not perfect or angelic.- All contract, all law, all forms of obligation exist be cause men will not spontaneously and without restraint do just what they ought, if all men and women were per fect there would be no need of formal marriage vows, no need of law or of public sentiment. To such beings the only possible unions would be those in spired by love, and love alono would amply guanl their purity and fidelity. But, in truth, the race is so far from per fect that its members need laws and barriers and external Iiciiis, anil without these would plunge into utter ruin. There must bo governments, institu- 1! 1.1!.. . ...! 1 1.S..1. nuns, puuiiu seiiumeius, oiiicii aiuui hold men to riirht ways. And far be yond most such forces in the width of its prevalence, the depth of conviction suj portiiiir it. and the vastness of its influ ence, is the institution of marriage. It is like n temple built to guard tho holt est treasure of mankind. Tlie treasure itself, tlie pure love of husband and wife, no social construction can ensure. But society can so tniard aud fortify the ex tcriuil relation, can so protect it against foreign intruders, so maintain it in per manence and honor it with an investi- nish. This gives the glossy white so dear to neat housewives. The most ex pensive and durable white finish is thus given: One coat of shellac varnish; four coats of pure zinc ground in oil and mixed with turpentine, each coat well dried, and the whole rubbed down with pumice; and finally two coats of French zinc in varnish. This It hard, shining, and line as enamel. Harper's lUnar. The District Schoolmaster. I5Y JOSH 1IILI.INOS. There iz one thing in this basement world that I always look upon with mixed feelings of pity and respect. But there is one man in this world to whom I always take oil mi hat, aud remain uncovered until lie gets safely by, and that iz the distrikt schoolmaster. When I meet him. I look upon him as x master just returned from the stake or on his way there tt be cooked. lie leads a more Ionesum and .siugul life than an old bachelor, and a more anxious one than an old made. He is remembered just about as lonir and alleckatelli us a side board iz by a traveling pacK pediur. Ill he undertakes tomakehiz scholarz luv him the chances are lie will neglect their Itirmn, and iff he don't lick um now and then pretty often, theigh will soon lick him. The distrikt schoolmaster ain't got a friend on tlie fiat side uv the globe. Tlie uoys snow uan mm during recess, the curls put water in hiz hur die. and tlie school cumittcc makes him wurk for half the money a bartender gets, and board round tho naborhood, where they giv him ryeeoffy sweetened with molas ses tew drink, and codfish balls three times a day for vittles. Don't talk to me about the pashunce uv the nushunt Jobc. Jobc had pretty plenty uv biles all over him, no doubt they were all uv one breed. Evry y ting one in a distrikt school iz a bile uv a different breed, and each yung one needs a different kind of poultiss to get a good head on him. Euny man who has ken n distrikt skool for ten years, and haz boarded To kcc2 Flies out of Butter. Some times the simplest remedies are the most effective. A friend tells us that three generations of his family have, by simply putting a small bit of bread into the butter on the table, been saved the nuisauce of flics getting into the butter. Three or four days' experience of an other friend assures us that the remedy is effective. He puts a piece a quarter of an inch wide by two inches long in the butter, leaving the greater part pro jecting above the butter. It fs nrnvr. but the Hies keep their feet off the but- 1 ter. i ictciana (0.) Jfcrcdd. A writer in a St Louis magazine says that "a woman is preferred as book keeper in one of the largest stores of that city, because she Is more steady, can be relied on to be in her place every day, and is not liable to be absent once in two or three weeks on account of! some evening comiwny the night lie fore." In one of the largest printing houses in the same city a woman over sees the binding, and the proprietor says, "If she were to leave I could not upply her place with six men." ;e aim nuuur il wiiu mi uncsictaauui iui ivn v.iir-, .win n.w. miiunui ture of sacredncss, as to give it the best t round the naborhood, ought to be mager possible security and rostering to tue sa-1 general aim nave a ncnsimii ior tne rest cred sentiment. All this is done by the , uv hiz natural days, and a boss and Australia, wishing to impress Cali fornia, Is to send to the next falra pyra mid of gold Imitation representing the yearly production of oue mine. Tills mass will be three and a half feet at the base, and nine feet high. Iucltcd bv thl. Hio nnllfnrnia nress calls for a Id representing tlie SL-W.uw.uuu pyramid rptirpsi-ntint? In trold annually due from the mines of ture that a woman made out of one of that State, his own crooked ribs would be likely to 1 1 1 "talk crooked." Why, for the life of!. v GO.OOO staging birds have been . '. ' ky i oin. mis sea&uu, uui- Three hundred Swedes arrived at Halifax, thn other dav. ou their way to the thrivimr settlement of their countrymen in Eastern Maine. Such emigrants are always -welcome in any part or tne country. In a recent article on the ircoirranhical distribution of the whales, Dr. Grey, of the British Museum, comes to tue con- i . 1 n 4 l,Atv. nMlmklv flUTttfinV ., , i . , - i vvi 444, auw lorK mis beasuu. uui- uusiuu iuciu wc twrt,. me x cannot utscoeruui, one excuse iorlWitustandInj: which, it is said, rood kinds of whales in tho Southern ocean Adam's being deceived, namely, sheer' singers arc very scarce. las in the Northern seas. wagin to du hiz goin around in. Iltr niHntif, wliiwfs nf 'inn If nn- sweet household relations; by its purity I)earg that the imputation of the various have been measured the strength oi uie states and Territories, as officially and finally revised at the census otllce, shows as follows: Alabama 000,902, Arizona 0.C5S, Arkansas 4S1.471, Califor nia oG0,247, Colorado 39,801, Connecticut O.17.401, Dakoti 14,181, Delaware iaj.015, Districtof Columbia 1:11,700, Florida 187,- 748, Georgia 1,1SI,1U9, luano n,00u, Illinois 2,539,S91, Indiana 1,000,(537, Iowa 1,191,702, Kauas 3!H,:!99, Ken tucky 1,321,011, Louisiana 72G.915 Maine C2G,91o, Maryland 1 60,091, Jiassa chusotts 184.108.40.2064. Michigan 1.1S1.050, Minnesota 430,700, Mississippi 827,422, Missouri 1,721,295, Montana 20,595, Ne braska 122,000, Nevada 42,491, New Jersey i,ooo,9GO, lorK 4,.N2,S.j9, Ohio 2.GG5.200. Oregon 00,123, Pennsylvania 3,521,791, illiode Island 217,353, South Carolina institution of marriace. Throimli it litis come the best happiness of mankind; under its shelter nave tnriven an tne Uate and the creatness of the people. Vndcr its laws there has been occasional suffering, as there must be under all uni versal laws, itutso transcendentiy nave i its blessings exceeded its evils, that to thoughtful minds this of ail social ar rangements bears thecouspicuousstamp of Divine authorship. It is the foundations of this temple that some men and women of good lu- i.v-iiv mi! luiuperiug wiiu. inev can no more overthrow it than they ca"n change tho course of the planet. Hut wi.nf they can do, what they are doing, is to temporarily weaken, in the minds of not a few fnllnw-nrM !,.. . the sacredness or marriage. In doinir ' Jan,Pt' liW' New J that they are sowing the seeds or a tark 1 Mexico 01,974, New harvest of suffering and sin . fit tiSfm ?orth Carolina 1,071,301, iook well to the wisdom and right of their course. b" The newest wonder at the West Is a fp toJiS near Bawling, on the Union Pacific Bailroad, several miles in clr ference, and capable of supplying 05,000 tons of soda a year. This genial body is fed from countless springs bubbling from n species of granite rock, which Includes in Its composition a soda feld spar. Jenny Llnd Goldsclunidt isannounced to sing at a charity concert In London, when one of her husband's compositions wcuDeperiormeu. 705,000, Tennessee 1,25S,520, Texas S18, 879, Utah SC,780, Vermont ;t30,:59, Vir ginia 1,225,15. Washington Territory 23,055, West Virglnia442,014, Wisconsin 1.054.070. Wyominir Territory 9.118. Population ot the States and Territories 33,000,933. A young lady at Crawfordsville. Ind.. was some months since ruined by her music-teacher, a gray-haired old sinner of long experience in the business. At the renuest of a vouug man to whom he was engaged to be married she went to the Home for the Friendless at Indi anapolis, and waited for him to make icr Ins wife, winch he did a few davs ago after finishing his theological stud ies, mat young man can Hereafter be trusted in the vineyard as a laborer ior iovc. A married man was recently urged by an insurance agent to take out a policy for the benefit or his wife to the amount of twelve or fifteen thousand dollars. and a long discussion ensued, which was ended by the husband, who said: "No, a widow with more than ten thousand dollars would be a dangerous legacy 10 leave to posterity." A girl in St. Louis who is stmlvin-r taw and intends to practice, Avas asked by an envious lawyer if she was not afraid of losing her reputation. She said it had never occurred to her that lawyers generally had any reputation to lose! The conversation was here ter minated. A burglar, who atfomnfml in house in Germantown, through a win dow, a few nights ago, startled a little girl who was sleeping in the room. Half awake, she exclaimed, "Don't toucn unit candy," and tlie burglar lied. An Iowa paper tells of a smart wife who helped her husband to raise seven teen acres of wheat. The way she helped him was to stand in the door and shake a broom at him when he sat down to rest. Miss Nettle Tower Houston, the daughter of the late General Sam Hous ton, contributes gracefully' written and clever articles to tne boutiicm press. Four hundred prisoners nre engaged Jersey penitentiarj't and 2,000 pairs of unisiieu snoes are lurneu out daily, Alio uKsuurg uazeccc announces mat. tno l-russian military law will be speedily enforced in Alsace and Lor- raiuc. Virginia woman thought to frighten her son, a young man, as he was com- Wcstfield, Mass., made 144,000 rattan ? I -,,"";::" - iu,wu numeoone tvnins in -uny, out to meet him with a sheet thrown and whips all creation In this inauufac ovcr her head. But he did not scare as ; ture. wen as expected, on the contrary, he Lawrence Minor, the colored man re cently appointed to a Professor's chair in Alcorn tTnlversitv, U Governor, was taken from ttoMtM SKKysf&r"--- Laurel oil If house-flies. -'Ir T pumpkin leaves dy&,"5 ' The latter will also w 'iiLS . nna of any further trouble In tok'ingcaro of canary birds and pet of that character. As many another woman that's only half as old. Overthe hill to the poor-house I can't quite make lt clear! Over the hill to tho poor-house It seems so horrid queer! Many a step I've taken a toltln' to and fro, , But this Is a sort of Journey I never'tholislit to go. What is the use of henpln' on me a pauper's shame? Am I lazy or crazy? am I blind or lame? True, I am not so supple, nor yet so awful s,tout ; IJut charity ain't no tivor, If one can Hve'wlth out. I am wlllln" nn'anxlous an' ready any Oay To work lor a decent li vin', and pay my honest way; For I can earn my vlctuals.an' more too.I'll be bound, It anybody only Is wllTln' to liave mo round. Once I was young an' han'some I was, upon my soul Once my checks was roses, my eyes asibluok as coal. , And I can't rcmember.In them days.orheariu' people say, For any kind of a reason, that I was In their way. Taln't no use of boastin', talk In' over free; But many a, house an' home was open, then to me; Many a han'some offer I had from likely men. And nobody ever hinted that I was a nunlen then. ' And when to John I was married, sure he'wns PxkI unci smart, . :JJE But he and all the neighbors would own I ilone my part; Korlile was all before me, an' I wasyoungan' stronc. And I worked the best that I could In tryln' to get along. Aud so we worked together; and llfo wus hard hut gay. With now and then a baby to cheer us on our way; Till we had half a dozen, an' all groweU clean an' nail. An went to school like others, an' had euoAigh to cat. So we worked for the chlldr'n.and raised 'em every one; Worked for em summer and winter, Jast'a we ought to'vo done; Only perhaps we humored 'em, which some good folks condemn. But ever' couple's children's a heap t)ie best to them. Strange how much we think of ourbleesed little ones! I'd have died for my da Jghtors, I'd have diet for my sons; Aud Uod he made that rule of love; but when we're old and gray, I'venotlrcd lt sometimes how lt falls to work the othe- way. Strange another thing; when our boys an' girls was grown. And when, oxccptln' Charley, they'd left us there alone; When John he nearer an' nearer come, an' dearer seemed to be, The I.ord of hosts become oneday an' took him away from me. Still I was bound to struggle.im nVver to cringe or fall Still I worked for Charley, for Charley was now myall; Aud Charley was pretty good to me, with scarce a word or frown. Till at last he went a-courlln', and brought a wife from town. She was somewhat dressy,an' hadn'ta pleasant smile She was quite conceity,nnd carried a heapo' style; But If cvcrl tried to be friends. I did with her, I know; , Bat she was hard and proud, an' I couldn't make It go. She had an edlcotlon.an' that was good for her; But when she twitted me on mine, 'twas carry In? things too fur? An' I told hcronce, 'fore company (on It almost made her sick), That I never swallowed a grammar, or 'et a rlthmatlck. So 'twas only a few days before the thing was done They was aramlly of themselves, and I another one; And In a very little cottage one family will do. But I have never seen a housa that was big enough for two. An' I never could speak to suit her, never could please her eye. An' It made me !mle)endent, and then I didn't try; But I was terribly staggered, an' felt it like a blow. When Charley turned ng'ln mc,nn'tokl me I could go. I went to live witli Susan, but Susan's house was smalt. And she was always a-hlntlng how snug lt was for u all; And what with her husband's sisters; and'wltli chlldr'n three, . , Twaseasy to discover that thoro wasn't room for me. An' then I went to Thomas, the oM-tJfm I've got. " '' -' For Thomas's bulldlns 'd cover the half of an acer lot: i t But all tho chlldr'n wason me I couldn't stand their sauce And Thomas said I needn't think I was coming there to boss. An' then out1 And to Isaac, not far from her some twenty nines aiuesi; And one of 'em said 'twas too warm there for any one so old; And t'other had an opinion the climate was'too cold. en I wrote to Rebecca, my girl who lives tW'est, ; l! ! So they have shirked and slighted me, an' shllted me about So they have well nigh soured me, ah wore my old heart out; Bnt stilt I've bore up pretty well, an' wasn't much put down. Till Charley went to the poor-ma!trnn' put me on the town. Over tho hill to the poor-lKuse my children Many a night rve watched you when only God And'ood ''H judge between us; but I will al'ays That you shall nevcrsufrerthe halfl do to-day. it.. i.o,.i.,rr li Is wits about him and a plentiful supply of eggs Mr Joseph Hale succeeded in saving the life of his wife last weelc, in I'omanu, who, m a fit of abstraction, had swallowed a dose of corrosive sublimate, tntnKing it was laudanum. Given over by the fright ened neighbors for dead, her husband administered to the terrified victim tlie whites of fifteen eggs, wnicu compieiei, neutralized the effects of the poison. said to exterminate Alan, that a slug's o Norlhern men who have been making , t!Mu -'!, Cilt.. iigeoiogicuisui , , struck the "ghost" with a heavy whin I vrt- ,, , i.. n t,,,,..md report Immense iron deposits In tuac i he was carrying, and she fell senseless. 1 barrels of eggs a day. ' ' county.