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OFFICE-Cor. Fbowt Washhtoto Iekts f Iliwntty. aad BeOgtoa. uPS.SM-tfhoreualily TERMS, IN ADVANCE : Hand t' x poatnctk? Wrong One yew lx raontbs Ttirtre uioaiu... it 00 I 0 1 w 'orrrsondint. ritin metl nlk 'i I ..rs ami make know,, th.a t.. MVF.TI-;r:fi:sT.s hie Triiis. inserted on R son a- VOLUME VIIT. XOTTLiVTSD, OREGON. THURSDAY, .TUNE 115, 1870. ' 'H ctveik t then ".imiiunlcationa. 'LMi I ,m IV EMI U il LLEl M, PL, ILia PLEl la EL HK H . . vttH v t--wllcalTffnn5!STS of the Kara Smun, jiws rw i-wn.it i ELINOR NORTON. Br MAItY HIIANE SMITfL 'HPli.R XI. K i.n.r f .iin.l Mrs. Stodltrd sitting mt her disk, eujrf:ed in writing. Bite Ui.l not hiok up, nor in a ay way i,jr. Elinor's appear i.-ea reception not cairulate.1 to remove the painful feelings that AHed the heart of the latler, who ueraelf, presently, near the fire. U await I be pleasure of I lie m lot rent of la few mioutej die writing wao an pareatly finiahed, for Mra. Btoddard closed her desk after arranging aoine pa pers, and, atill holding them In. her hand, came and took a peat opposite KHuor. After a few moments she said,. as though speaking to a total stranger: "Yon have several times told me yon wished to study medicine. I have de cided to allow you to do so." Klinor was speechless with amaze ment at this unlooked-for concession, though of course she knew tbe motive that prompted It. She bad expected re proaches, not concessions. At leugtli, feeling that sbe must say aomethitig, he began : "I am very grateful to you, I am sure. I hardly know how to thank you" "If you are very grateful, I suppose ynu are willing to agree to tome condi tions," interrupted Mrs. Stoddard, sner higly. "Certainly," aid Elinor; "anythiug I possibly can do, I will promise." though her heart sank as she instantly j thought of what might be required of ber. "Very well, then," replied Mrs. Stod- Oaril. "I will agree to send vou to one of ' the best meli?al colleges till you have completed the course, pay all your ex penses, and when you are ready to be gin 1m., iness for yourself, I will give you &Mm I i, j , ,,. . l nave just written to a friend in Paris to know if sbe can take you, If jron wish to go. The conditions are these." aud her voice irrew lotrah un.t r.Ten l. .'v . . Mieimess. iou roust promise never to merry my fon, never to correspond w .tl. him, nor have anything todo with 1";, yr iV v ? xe"fhia "r :n my eoence , or, i you prefer not U. see liim. I will tell bin. ; and you are togo at once and stay with some friends of i mine till von are rvulc In I.. egin your j ! Mll.lle " Aii indignant flimh arose i.n Elinor's la.-e as she listen-d. and when the Lt.......i ui... i ' , J . er ejei, ... "u uam.ing. lo me oilier s lace, ; mi said, in dear, strong tone i-i.. i . nave i ever mue lo mae von 1 tliink me eapuble of huch bafcene-s? I w-.ul i m t loueh a dollar of your money o j Mich conditions to save my life. I vill leave yo.ir hou-e. of course- I i- l. led t, do t hat-hut I will agree lo no , mu-U tern-. It is not my fault. I could , hel,. it 1 tried to avo.d any thing I lha: would cause you trouble, but could ' ;.. ' Tf" 1 T'e r - , p i siiuiti, ii you nau j , . - naiion nau airea iy spent itself :n tier 1 Sew liasty words. Mis Stoddard was p-ile viitli aner, and her black eyes gh-iimci threateu niL'iy while Elinor spoke, and slie said, conttuiptuously, as soon as the latter cc-1 st d : "I m; posed that was about what all your professions of gratitude were .worth. I am not surprised, after your sha metes plot i ng to gel Frank, thalyou shoiii l show out in your true colors H lien you think you have succeeded. I mid. rstand m.w aliy you treated young Hartley and Captain Talbot so shame fully. Yes, I see it all," she continued, bitterly. "What a fool I was uot to see it theu ! J did suspect it ; but I ought to have known it !" "Mrs. Stoddard," said Elinor, trying bard to speak calmly, "I have not mer ited Ruch language from you, and I can not bear it. I have not plotted to win any one." She felt as if she could not j bear to utler Frank's name in soeh au I interview. "I have not treated any ooe heartlessly. I refused those men because I did uot love them, just as I told you not because I thought of any one else," her cheeks flaming to be accused of couduct so hateful aud disgustiug to her. "Really, you would 'make quite an actress," said Mrs. Stoddard, scornfully; "but, though you can impose on inex lerienced young men like my uufortu uate son, your efforts are quite wasted on me, so you might jut as well save your declamation for a more apprecia tive audience." Elinor struggled bard to keep down the hopeless tears that sprang to ber eyes at such cruel treatment, aud when she could command ber voice, she said with dignity, as she rose to leave the . rooia : "Since you will believe nothiog I can ay, I trnat I may be spared any further iuaulta, and be permitted to retire." "No, I shall permit no iocu thing," quickly replied Mrs. Stoddard, decidedly. 'This matter must be settled at once. I do not intend to allow any more such scheming to go on under my roof. I will not permit any ooe iu my family to set my authority at defiance In this maimer. If you will not listen to rea- ctn and fleet. I if tnv trntQ vin .rill I, aya . . , j to depend ou yourself and go where you explanation, at least. I could not touch choose, for I cannot longer harbor an your money if you oflered it-It would i..cra1 ..ill .rulnr. wlin ranat'o all mn1u.nl lib. lha n.T..I I.1...I II .1 II. .1 ""t - - kindness by thwarting my most cher- iahMl nlan.. allfoatiar my noljr mn from m, and doinfc her best to perole him to difnbey and leert me, wneii i uioct iw-ed his rare and attention." "Klinor Norton," she went ou, vehe mently, "il J on do marry my sou. I will neer fnrgi re yoa, nor him eilber. You need not think I will ehange my mind after a while, and allow you to reap tbe renuils you have labored for; no, I ucvrr Hill. If he cuooe you, he need never speak to me again. I will not al low it. I will oot see bim. I will not acknowledge him as my son uo, not If I am on my death-bed, and be comes with tears of ienitence. Yon shall both of you feel that there Is a hire oh ynu, for there Is a cone on undutifol, diso bedient children !" In Jhe ,tnidt of Eliuor'o conflicting emotions, one thought now forosd iteeif apon ber for moment with resistless power. She remembered her resolution to do whatever mhtbl seem to be duty, and now the time bad come to make a saeriiiee. But he hesitated, and felt that jthls w ton much. This cold, haughty woman, who so cruelly mis judged ber, could never appreciate soeh a sacrifice, and would not give ber credit for pare motives, eveu for this. Ought sbe to do it, after all ? Had she really any right to sacrifice Frank's happiness as well as her own ? Was the mother, then, worth more than the son ? Sud denly she felt overwhelmed by the con- sbe had imagined. It seemed as if she could not live, should she give him up. She felt theu that it would be easier to I yield up her life than to give the prom- ie reouired of her. Then the mrsrw nt , the picture appeared before her, and she & iianuir ii. i....i.. ...i i..i...i ...:r . fc.w... . .. vj ..'f, ..mi mii7icu hiic of tbe man of her heart ; but ever in the , midst of their happiness up rose the specter that haunted them, the vision of , that wrathful, velisefiil wnmati klAiuiln ' I her widowhood, cursing in her Imart her , only sou and the woman for whom he . ! had abandoned his mother. Ti.ee ' ... .. . .... .. . thoughts, and many like them, flashed through the troubled mind of the worn- an who was thus confronting her des- tiny. She felt that she stood at the en- ' ,ranoe of the diveng p""9 t,u,t ie-j . to such different goals, aud she sighed 'deeiily to think how-hard It w. to d. clde which one to enter. Joat then ah. .... glanced at tbe woman whose pride was causing so much nain to nil of Ihem. ,,d she felt a great pity surge over her !.... r... i . i ii.i uue who wan mi uinifieii iiy ine . J titter of mere baubles that she wa ut- ,.ry uab!e to ee the glory of truth, oi I purity, of self-denial, and of love, sincere ' ! and uneltlh. A she thought of thee thincr. sheelt ..! t laut i.. pi.a .lu.DU i , eelfi, considerations, which sud-1 deiily looke.1 so unworthy she felt , lo wmt l)at a few ,. men Mote ,iad fcu to ,, ,. b,e. The olno ot ller hwt eme1 ,,ear , ,lern0i ,le Mf.lei ,,, rw,llllt i,w,,., ,,i,u were-,or ,he tin,e- i -. igig.jy m.ifi,),. she felt just as she I,,....... ujo.llil hin. Hnj had .k. I,.. . I...... to freely ofler herself to save him from death. She was uplifted by the spirit of heroic devotion that cornea sometimes to rare souls, who show us what noble , , ... . , and glorious deeds human beings may perform. Tlie time o, c.ipicl by these reflertions was far less than that necessary to re- . .1 ... cord them, aud the pause, at last broken was not a very long one, though It seemed such to both women. Mrs. Stoddard was Ih ginning to think that her last hos was gone, her appeal to Elinor's love for her son useless, when Elinor spoke calmly, and with but slight trace of the couliict through which her soul bad just pasted : "Mrs. Stoddard, perhaps yon will be lieve that I am neither ungrateful nor hypocritical, as you think, wben I say that I have resolved never to consent to marriage while you oppose IL" Then, as if the sound of her own voice revealed to her the full extent of her sacrifice, and the desolate life before lier, abe buried ber face iu her IiandV, and ber frame shook violently in her ef fort to control herself. Mrs. Stoddard was disturbed by this new turn of events. She wanted to have everything arranged to suit her self, and she bad no fancy that this strange, self-contained. Independent girl should be Iree to correspond with her son, and retain a bold on bl heart that would prevent him from allying himself tolhe lady she had chosen for him. She sat in moody silence a few mo ments, and then said : lam glad to see yon more ble ; but I warn you that yon need not expect me to change my mind in this matter, for it is impossible I should ever uoeo. n vou will now Eive me your! word that there shall be no corresnnn.t. ne. ( nor secret eonfereneea, I will stilt fnlfill my part of the agreement," Elinor drew henclf p proud, nd one iu.is.eu leaneasiy into th (bo nldttr 1.. 1.. .1. ... -." me oiuer ibuj, she said, in tones that 1 e ppm . l lis. n -i t A ... .mn. n.l ..If .. r . , -, I. ts"i ""i oo." .o t...yju. uiuuu, oucuuueu, eov,cei uer nearer that farther at- oned in a cold winding-sheet of deathlv "'l,l,er' ,a "V""1 'J11100 ?' ,"'e'. gate to each State and Territory, to be tempts at bribery were useless : , ' " ' f " . V. . 1 ?1 ,00M" 0Ut-0f ow- known as tbe Unite.! Stales Interna- 'I shall mt iiootlioi- ..,.., '"i .iiucs a cum 10 ne. .e.j oilier day. 1 ne moon .- sain me nine , !I , ? "i9 nr aoui. The cheering, beautiful things of I man. "You can't sea the moon in the noual Commission, to prepare and su promtee. I have done all that I feel I j the place were all dead-buried deep daytime." "Ye-, you can," continued 1 periiitend the erection of a place for ought to do. I will not promise to re- The bare trees t.,, .1 .r ,..,.:' bis aunt ; "there ll in over the trees " , ho,llte Ule exhibition. No ootnpens- 1 , .w. EtiiricfKiuir uiasiL iim mruibiHn, r i i irenun mrw vuiuntwiuucia, uui in low tone, as a strong shudder parsed over tier. j 'Then you cap leave this hoove this verv dav." said Mrs. ft'odilnrd. tuutf.l..ti- slely. "Iill see th,a you don't have ' any explanations ...uler my roof. Since ' y.. feel soable to do without my money' you can lake car. of youraelf and ' 1 your own, though I suppo. you think ' Frank will be fool enough to aopply all vour ,r., Pit u. ' though, yon may be aura of that : ami you need not seud anv letters here, either, for I will burn them, if you do. 'prlie to it softly, and then, as If satis I don't believe a word of your promise j "1 with what it bad done, it twittered now, either; If you relly meant ll.you I f'nh a joyous, merry little song that would be willing to do as I want, you to. j sounded strangely in the storm, and flew You are a false, ungrateful, plotting ck ia&. ,r(e' ,ro,a w,ietMr 11 "u thing, and I don't doaht.you will do ,.drted awajv and she saw it no more, your best to iwrsuadarank Into mr-j P IM waS l"'okno. Bles.ed u.s i i nnh naiaiafa her mllid'ald fith re- VZ":7ZrZr and get everything that belongs to you! I don't Hunt a single thing of yours left In the home ; pack everything up, and theu go. You will not go to my friends now ; go to your own, if you have any, and never let me see your (ace again. Xever euler my door on any pretest whatever. "Step!" she commanded, as Elinor was psssitig nut of the door. "Where do yon want your baggnge sent ?" J Klinor gave her the address of ber friend, Dr. Duff, iu Philadelphia, "it shall be sent at once. Now you can go; I have no more tossy," rUe the threshold, reluctant to part thui j from this woman, who, iuspiteof allhe had jutit said to wound her feelii.us and embitter her life, had still for so ninny . vears been her hefct friend. Itnt .l.o auu- it useless to attempt to soften her ,0r n, i.. ., i , ,. . . u . . u. ... noj v v . i a vi iirrwfn so she slowly and sadly turned awav. aud went to her own room, so soon to be her no more. She prew.l her hnn.U wmHU' In lisr lumtiliM tpfin.iA il.K.1. j." v. what was necessary to be dune, aud then began work In feverish haste, fearing lest she might not get away before , , . J trauk's relurn, for she felt that she could not eudure the won that would follow when he should koow what had occurred. As 8oon s K!i,,or ',, flui"he" work, and prepared herself for traveling, she went down to the iiarlor ...d Iecte.1 the little article n.-, .. . ..ISB to her, as we have seen in the first chap- ter of this narrative. It..lornitir ii. I packed them also, not without some b t- I .... . . .. . . I l lenm, u eai-ii iiieiiieitio oi iiani.ler II n days was laid away, and then she sat down at her dainty little writing d.-k. Frank's gift long ago, and wrote a i.ote, slowly, thoughtfully, and with evident ineiital siiffrin.r tt r..,l n...l it. made some slight alterations, and then, with trembling fingers, folded and directed it, l.mking much as if it might a j,,, WBrr,n,. Xi,eo frUtu(U. Rave way, and laying her bend down on the k , . a frVr .,...., ..!,.,..,.. ...... .., . .. i. . iu.i ......e .il il Bi.i. i- - w" iud- -! one t.. yield loin; to her feellnes. and slie ! one t. yield long to her feelings, and slie ! soon forced herself to appear calmer Ihoucb the storm Mill rated within ! iiiouj,!! mt storm Mill raged witniu .with such violeuce that sbe felt faint I j and exhausted, ltisii.g presently, she ! , remove.!, as much as possible, ail traces I. ' ' ' I ' of tmotiou, and theu prepared herself to i ! go nlt juto tne j a few mo-j menu she was ready, and after one long j look of farewell about the pleasant room i 1 where she bad spent so many happy, studious hours and some sorrowful ones, too she turned away with ber lovely face so full of silent gr.el that any heart less ban! Ibau Mrs. Stoddard's would have softened toward her. But ! that lady, meeting her at tbe head of the stairway, gave heroue icy glance, and without a word passed on, uot ouce looking back. With the greatest difficulty Elinor re strained her tears at Ibis last act of cru elty, and she went on rapidly, feeliug anxious now to leave the house where her presence was so unwelcome. In the ball sbe met kind-hearted Bridget, whom she hurriedly bade good-bye, mueh to that good Soul's sorrow, for Elinor's kindness aud thoughtfuluess made ber beloved by all the servants. Elinor's heart throbbed wildly as sbe stood again for a moment on the spot where, the day before, her proud, baud some lover clasped her close to his breast and imprinted love's first kiss on her trembliug lips. How long ago it seemed ! She felt as if Frank bad died, and she was once more atone In the world. Passing out and closing the door behind ber for the last time, she walked awlffle HiT tl.anbfnl now for the reasona-.Mrivlng snow that buffeted her aud made her cheeks tingle as It heat through her veil airalnat her face, bhe posted her then havlnc time enough then, Having time enough . In left, she determined t" letter, and before the train leff, she determined to visit once more the graves of her be loved parents. Her depression was al most overpowering as she entered the'""' '"VnT Tv-niV " cemetery aud stood on the familiar sjiot ; . ... t : wnere so many sat. uours 01 mutnuns had been snent All nature was envel-! . . .. , roaruie inai gleamed cold and pitiless above the graves in the fading light of the Winter afternoon seemed to nreea 1 I . . . ws" I . upon ner uean witu luelr unendurable I JIJE.I in ui Mn v. , weight She felt a if ouffocatiiig. Tear no longer cante 10 , relieve Her. Deadly drapair was crualihig ber, ami Iib looped to lie down y ber inolher'x grave and end life's pajaftil Jpomey. Just the., a Hoy little bird Bitted down from a tree ami bopped chwfuMy about near her as if expecting food. It lurncl iU hea-l saucily to ong aide, and peered up into ber face wlthf. ahiuii.. .....bnoo. d... ..f eves, audete.1 as if ling Juts .i eyes, suu -aeteu as il " lined to win her atteufion. If she , e"""" thereon are to urpaM all pre .Ihing else to give. lVeWntly M.e vl,,u" '" ' affluent metropolitan detenn: had not tum to her he.rt-Are ye otof nre vlue ,hmn mn Out ' "f ,he lPh ' despair ber spirit rose to oommunlon wltn ilsMsKer, ami sue reii, as me nau never uone neiore, mat ner loved ones were not here in this gloomy abode of death, but were far in theglori ouk land of life and love and beauty, where is no more cold nor night, nor rtiiwr Rh. tnrnl and went back with new courage to be- '"'ons ' expenditure will be repre gin ber battle for life, new faith that all I turee pri residences In a would yet be well, a new si use of the . n,,In "9 u were "d " 'elnnglng to -liorttn- si.flimeati I trouMe, an I hlgl.er ' 0"H f,nly- un I ill eper tin. lights ut out tint in. mil- t Much of the character and Interest of ing liHin-i newt we may atiiun l j fmh ,H i' cromls out in the suushiue this aiid enrin -i. striving after wrfifth n. ' To be cmtinu.-tj Three Women. lr. J.i'an Freeman Carke eiir.M the o .iiion that Ilia three grratext nov ht! of our lime are women (i.-orue Kli.-t in Kitgla.ud, Harriet Bmi-cIiit .-Mime in America, ami (iijnrge Snd i Kranrr. "Ksch," he say, "may tie ex- -"'' m "nine respects by other wriiens """y nav t,m" p1"-; ll" they have less humor than Dieke.i-; l . . . .' i:.niri-)ue man one writer; nave ie .oer ot tragedy than an ither. I5ut in that supreme force of genius which peii- -'f"' imrre the s,;,,l, tj,v are uiisuriHe.. Mrs. b'.owe's 'I ncle loin' a genuine imipiralioo, not a uork of i-nleulation or will, hut sent .J..n wnp" mo"t ntM- It "' 'n the , '' aoti-sl.very iniMle- : J: j slavery discu-idon. The book appeared, and all mankind began to dncu lvery. One huudreii th..ua..d eooie u England in a year." 'S..m. ( Ceorire S in l'u enrlv l.oiiu ..PA .,..1.1 i, ..... in ... i. .. .. ... . i !,r "l t" t recommended, but her later ones are not oulv uiioldectionable. .... . , . : tmL Fire um a noliler Ivneof u'oiiianhtuMi than ran be found aiue Shak-penre. I.ike his Portia, they comhliie intellect. purity, conscience and tenderness. They devote themselves to lowly duties uitli a self-sacrifice which clktms uo merit and pretends to no superiority. Ttie sou! is that of an angel ; the life one of humble duty. Her plots are very sim ple, her characters few, and an artistic unity keeps all parts from excess. "The Kiwer of George Eliot over her readers appears, from the way in which tier cl.aracters are usciissel, as n tliey were real men aud women. How lar , --; w".? o-.ndo.i7 & z 1 deserve a better fate ; nhetlie. Derouda deserve a better Tate; nhetlie. Derouda . o.ioian, staling u.ai ne nan no resi- 18 not, perhaiw, ft little imbecile, or If, j deuce or occupation. No connected ac- Jl,Ue,, he !" ,M """" Cu' count of his condition could be gathered r . wleu,er the Jewess is onlv a, , J child's doll, or whether sbe i t,. ' from him, but it was suppose! from his essence of all heavenly beauty such frM, lw w"'ch hke """"'J. to its foundation on tbe appearance oi e.lcn ,,f t,ese novels. Yet I think it must lie admitted that her books, in- t' n' Improving, like George Sand's, '''"-"'f- They become more empty of ennv It'll, in. fkiirtm. tio.u. ' Journalism for Women. Of late years journalism has offered a ....... fl..!.! fi.r u1 1 1. t cm 1 uritm.n ati.l fr day. In America, there are a few who '" make money and whose names are I known lo every one. Bui, alas! we I see and hear of those who win; the i many who fail do so with uo oue to tell of their struggles:. People are apt to fancy writing for the pre easy work, which any woman with tolerable fluency aud most women are fluent can do. It. point of fact, no profession needs more training. A mat. wlto sets up as a cabinet-maker, knowing only how to han dle a plane; a woman who essays shoe making, expecting success because she can sew a straight sea in , Is as wise as she who hopes to make herself' a name and fame among writers on tbe strength of her ability to writs a readable private letter. Aud journalism steady, faith ful work which is ready with Its arti cle to order on any subject, is the only literary work which may always lie dejiended on for daily broad and butter, let alone the cakes and sweetmeats so dear to the feminine tooth. "There is always plenty of room at the top," but genius is the hlosenmlngof an aloe the fruit of a century. Talent, applied to pluck and perseverance, is sure to win in the long run ; but ll must be. In most cases, by a Iiand-lo-hand light with de feat a close cou test witlt the struggling erowd at tbe bottom. Iu general litera ture, even wheu there has beeu real talent to back tbe aspirant, and where success has come at last, It has often come alter many failures, and the pecu "lar" Tewrti ,B oftu pitifully small. A I1KU,,1I!( wrter ls reported to have once said. Jocularly, that his books aver- ,.e said, Jociili aged iiim I 25 a year apiece, and even the great novelists of the century have I ,a.. couut herself successful. ' l t,,e rnoon," said a lady to her j "r S lift When a Mongolian wash-house in etron took fire. "John ' nicked up his I shirts and murmured, "The Chinese must go!" LETTER FBOM HEW TOHK. KKOM OUR K 1X1 uxa k CORKBSlON 1ENT ' Et ork, Jiay i.J. j " '7",:T" VHW7Vttm ! ' Lnl t At kf " ? " , 'h veue the silw of tl.en lnK w X residei.ee, occasion ,BUC" "v.tlon and speculation ! m""R ,her8 , rIders' M know" buildings planned for iiauitation. ine twelve ioi m ine oiock , between Kifty-flrst and Fifty-second streets, costiug hall a million In cash, j are to supply the foundation and the grounds for a million-dollar liot.se be ! longing to Mr. Win. II. Vanderbilt, the 1 Plutus of railway stocks. His son, Wm. H., for another quarter of a million, has - '" t- nmed..e.y .nrm. the bought six lots immediately across tbe avenue at F.fty-ixootid street, where he will put up a dwelling costing twice ll nt sum. Yet higher i. the ?ame ave nue, iu Fifty-eventh street, a second son, CoruelitiH, has purchased tbe former Ijor.llard and Bigelow mansion", desir ing to turn them into one spacious pal ace, almost equal to his father's in I J spienuor. in us iwo anil a nnil v, ek, especially near the more central p.irt of the city, is attributed to the May anniversaries, whereof those of the Sun diy School Union, tbe Tract Sociely, the I.c-af and Dumb Institution, the IViiiperance Society, the Koanl of For eign Misions, and the Howard Mission for Little Wanderers are the most at-tn-tive. With the coming of better "' there is n renewed public Interest in these annual gatherings, and a large ntiiKion or Boner-looKing, spectacleu p.-opie in every nay's sidewalk proces- hi. ., indh'Hte-i libers! attendance at the r.iV r!i.ic!e, where most of the above annlversiries are being celebrated. hove Fourteenth street, and along Kif: h avnue us high as Fifteenth street, tl..- afternoon displays of fashion on foot and in carriages are as brilliant as new Spring bonnets, the latest Imported tailoring art, freshly varnished vehicles and a bright sun can make them. Broadway, tapped on either side by the ' elevated railway, has been dull iu its throng com pa ml with those of any past Mhv ; for, while Its own sentence to railwny investment is ten.orarily sus pended, its Lis of caste as a promenade is shown in a daily lessening of the mi iil.'T of its well-dressed, sauntering i fn qiieiiters. A-few evenings sii.ee, a middle-aged ' lunu, having the appearance of a tramp, was found wandering about tbe streets i in the vicinity of Bellevue Hospital. ' lie presented a haggard appearance. and seemed lo suffer great itaiu. He .,. ,.. .. !!,. .,Wr i.. the Hos. . - Soodman, stating that he had no resi- symptoms that he had taken poison He expired shortly after midnight in terrible agony, having previously been treated by three of the resident physi cians. What occurred afterward is best loiil iu the language of Edward McAl lister, the night orderly in charge of the wa-d. "When he died," said he, "I t'Mik a card with his name on to the ofti.'c, and returntd with a shroud and commence.! wa-hing him. He sat right up i o hi .! all of a ti Iden aud looked u.e ou..ie iu the f ice. He then nut m his ,,.... ..,.b . ... ... i.i, under the le:t ear. I was paralyzed with amazement and ran for the doctor." The physicians returned aud applied a galvanic battery, and again pronounced life extinct, to the great relief of the excited ordelry. The sum of $40 in greenbacks was found sewed up in the inner vest worn by the deceased. Au autopsy will he held to determine the cause of his death. Post mortem move ments of the mucles are not utifre queut, but are not usually so strongly developed as in this case. The Executive Committee of the World's Fair met on Tuesday night at Judge Hilton's resilience, and resolved not to fix the date of holding the fair until a site had been selected; also, that the exhibition should be located on Manhattan Island, and recommended that the site be between and taking in a part of the Riverside aud Marningaide Parks. They declared against a propo sition for a preliminary convention of representatives of various States or eveu adjoining cities. A dralt of a bill to Congress was unanimously adopted, and sub-tMiuently introduce! in Con gre providing for holding the inter-: 1 B , uatlnual exhibition of arts, tuanufac . J H f '' ""' 1,1 tb cl,y of Xew tl,e l'er ttl0l1tM.11 lioiiflre.1 nnil tilnnlr. I Iia net -- provides for a Commission cf one dele- is lite United Slates to be liable for any eTr,eI1M?9 attending the exhibition. This . .t ..... ...... m... """" ""' - alao nicv.ucs iu. m ismiu ui iMunuii;, who shall have power to open a book Tor a subscription of capital stock not exceeding $10,000,000. The bill further provides for an organization of Boards similar to those of the Centennial exhi bition. In the social world, there is an antici pation of unusual fashiouable attention to the Jerome Park races, and following closely tbe first meeting of tbe season at Pimlico. It is too bad that Mr. Lnril lard may not hope for tbe blue ribbon of the English Derby to crown bis se ries of Parole victories, but the latter have been sufficient to give New York fashion a renewed interest in the turf. Another matter of much talk in rela tion to the season Is tbe probable suc cession of archery to croquet, for this Summer at least. So strongly has this historical diversion of parties at Eng lish country been palavered and written Into favor within the last year that there is already a lively trade competi tion between domestic and imported bows and arrows. Mr. Maurice Thomp son's book, "The Witchery of Arcbery," is responsible for much of this slightly snobbish adoption, which, however, la not likely to hve a much longer run here than did the "coaching" vanity. The New York post oflice reeefved $100,001. wortii of ten-dollar refunding certificate?, which were immediately disposed of at the main oflice and the various stations throughout the city post oflice. An officer to-day remarked that If the rush of applicants for ten- dollar refunding certificates contluues to Increase, the poet office building will have to be enlarged to contain them, or tickets of admission will have to be issued. There were more than two hundred women around the entrance to-day at nineo'cloek, waiting fur the doors to open so that they might rush to the head of the line. It Is said that nine women make as much as four or five dollars a day by purchasing certifl- cat eg for speculators. Whole families are frequently In line down to the ! youngest, scarcely ten years old. The throng of men is quite as great as that of women. President Cyrus W. Field, of the New York Elevated Railroad, who sailed for Europe on Wednesdav last, will attend as a delegate of the Chamber of Com merce the International Congress at Paris to promote tbe construction of the canal across the Isthmus of Darlen. Subscriptions will be opened to-day to. the stoek of th company to ly farmed to lay a submarine cable from the Pa cific Coast to the Hawaiian Islands and Japan. A subscription of. $1,000,000 is expected from the Hawaiian Govern ment. Mr. Field headed tbe list in this country with $100,000. This gentleman, who, according to common report, bad recently cleared several millions as the reward of his eftorts in restoring rapid transit tipou the people of New York, created a sensation tbe other day by making oath at the lax office that he had no tax lo pay on personal property. He said : "I pay tax here on my leal estate, and my bonds and stocks are ex empt from taxation under the law, and under these circumstances I have no personal tax to pay, because my busi ness legations growing out of these transactions exceed the value of my otln r pp-so-ial property. I believe that every ro.npany should be taxed upon its dividends. When lis dividends were heavy the tax would be heavy, and when there were n dividends there would be no tax." At'OCST. Kl'Lr of Coxdi'ct. Never associate with bid company. Have good com pany or uue. Never lend a borrowed article unless you have p-rmisaion to do so. Never look over the shoulder of an other who Is readiugor writing. Never appear to notice a scar, deform ity or defect of any one present. Never exhibit auger, impatience or excitement when au accident happens. Never answer questions, in general comuy, that have beeu put to others. Never call a new acquaintance by the Christian name unless requested to do so. Never attempt lo draw the atteutiou of the company constantly upon your self. Never arrest the attention of an ac quaintance by a touch. Siieak to him. Never punish your children for a fault to which you are addicted yourself. Never, when traveling abroad, be over boastful iu praise of your own country. Never pass between two persons who are talking together without au excuse. In 1871 tbe Loudon Common Council oflered a prize for the best in vent iou to rid the streets of snow. Oue was fe lecled out of seventeen plans, and has since been in yearly operation. It con sists of a sloping plate of iron place! be neath a man-hole in the streets leading to the sewers. Under tbe plale are Im mense gas-burners, which render it very hot. The snow is carted from the prox imate thoroughfares and thrown upon the plate. Itisqulckly reduced to water, nud Hows Into the sewer. j neconsuujp tlon 01 gas is mooeraie, n..o s .e . 1 . .. . . ... .. .m.u .1 .(Ml .... ......... 1. eflecled over the old system of carting the snow long distances to the Thames, I.ea, and Serpentine Hivers. In the matter of publicichooln, Switz erland stands at the head of the nations of Europe. It has 15 pupils out of each 100 Inhabitants, and 7,015 schools, at tended by 430,100 pupils. The yearly expense for this is $1,741,835, or a little over $4 for each pupil, or $250 for (ash school. Then in the next rank comes Germany, where all the ohlldreu he tweeu the ages of six and fourteen are obliged to attend school. The prnpor- "uu ui pupus is i-t to iou iniiulMlaut J'j"0 are 00,000 eehools, attended by 0,000.000 pupils. The expense Is $2S,-1 000,000, or nearly $5 to a pupil. LETTEB PE0M WA8S11IQT0H HM OCK REul -lar CORRWOSDEV , r.. '. ; '",N' l ( . irajpo, vm. - ... r.,TOKF K Nl.vHOK " ' gelling Tf.,.y llft j, seiinnK down to at, weather, and Cnuressi ntng to ttiH.w siums f IMja9! is the off year ;he year t! expect to esc-iie the sweating over appropriation badly ventilateo legislative halls, .-,d many of them will not lake Mmtty. i0 the idea of sitting here througlijl.e U uK hot days of June. From preMOl Ind. cations, adjournment will tal place within -three werks, and provision for all departments will be Biadfita tbe meantime. " Another delegation of Iniliana tanew here pleading for their rights, ojr for the redress of real or fancied wr ings. This Is tbe third delegation since February, all representing different tribes. Tbe one now here is from the Cheyenne and Arrapahoe Agency in tbe Indian Terri tory, and iucludes Little Chief,' Porcu pine, Eagle Feather, High WoU Black Wolf and Young Wolf. The fiqi-uaraed is tbe head of the band. Ttiftgr repre sent about 700 northern Cheyennetr, now stationed at the agency mentioned. Since they were brought down from the Sioux reservation, by order of the Inte rior Department, they have complained of being taken away from thilr borne, aud say that the climate ie tfjpbealtby fr them. The object of thefir visit is to induce the Government to let tbem go back. They are more like tbe wild red man of the forest than any of their predecessors, talk no English, and go about clad in all the glory of pint and feathers.witb blankets, bedda and toma hawks. About all the children in Washington flock around the Tremont House, night and morning, to" got a sight of them. It is most rtke'y that their mission here will be anceeesful. They have called on the President and Secretary Seburz, and, in the interview with the latter, Little Chief entered the plea that the band be permitted to re turn to their old home, where they could find buffalo. He urged that the Chey enne" and Arrapahoes, who bad aiaays been friendly with the whileA arid sometimes fought for them, shouhf have at feast, as good a locality as X,iit: Woll's fighting band, who we-e still in the north. Dull Knife's batj-i, he said, deserved the treatment the,- bad re ceived, on account of the outrages they had committed ou the whites, secre tary Seburz, replying, said that the hufl.ilo were fast dying oil, and that even Sitting Bill was compelled to come over the border to hunt foo l, some times lo beg from the agencies. The fact was, Die Indians would aoou bave to go to "work, as they couM oot live much longer by hunting. This course. he thought, would be best for tbem bow as a measure of self-pr deetion, and it would soon be necessary as a measure of support. They will be giveu a medal with the head of Grant stamped on it, a few dollars in money, and sent back to tell the band what a great eonutry tbey have seen, and that the Great Father thinks the Todiau Territory a good enough place for them, antfif tbey don't believe it tbey must tight. Commissioner I Due is catching it agaiu. An investigation of the afialrs of the Agricultural Bureau has been ordered, one of the objects. of which, it is said, is to ascertain the facta concern ing a story which, if true, Bnggeat that it might be wise to appoint a guardian for the Commissioner's especial -benefit. Having decided, a year or so ago, to invest some ten thousand dollars in sugar cane for experimental purposes, and having fouud a man who knew just what the Government wanted in tbe way of sugar cane, the Commissioner of Agriculture gave him ten thousand dol lars In cash and started him oil. The sugar-cane purchasing agent most have received altogether too mueh of a start ; be has, in fact, gone so far away that he has not beeu heard from aiuce he left. The situation is such that waMx it looks as if it might be necessary for Commissioner Le Due to turn his atta! tion to the cultivation or a crop of de tectives. The soil and climate 8f this country are adapted to the growth of a certain kind of detective which might be useful in cases like this. It is understood here that, should Sec retary McCrary resign the portfolio of the War Department to take Ihe United States Circuit Judgeship made vacant by the resignation of Judge Dillon, whose circuit embraces Missouri and Iowa, the Administration will endeavor to secure a Southern man to preside over the War Department. The Hon. John Hancock, of Texas, who was a member of the Forty-fourth Congress, is soken of as a possible selection. He was a Uuion soldier, and, though a Democrat, has considerable influeuce with the present Administration. The Senate took a recess on Wednes day under rather suspicious circum stances. Senator Don Cameron urged, as an excuse, that Senators had a large amount of business before the various departments which they wished to at tend to; but they must have made short work of it, as several of them were sn to take the train for Baltimore, w'ire the Pamlico races were iu progf ss. Somebody said they wauled to get o ek their heavy losses ot two years ago. i ne i or two are even charged wuh uot lav. lug yet settled some of the bets los on. ITen Broeck. Don Pedlo orSjpow, evi- ea49Samn-.tr "Hfc beg;i. MBFwiou'.lv dtaeofc forts of