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BUM WAT ITKUSHINU COIttaT, risttrf V A Joniaaforjthe People. ' i I I'l JUasnsDdajBMtHnolltias Jleliglolun OFMCK-Co.Fo:rrWABHinG-ro.NSTKKiET8 TEEMS. IX ADVANCE: One rear Rli monlbs Three months ADVERTTSESIEX" ble Termi. -ts 00 . 1 SO -100 I'irlo! on nr.- " .. ' r' Prke SrsecK, Fuee Pbbss. Phee Pbople. MRS. HARDINE'S WILL Br ABIGAIL .SCOTT DTJXTWAY. AUTHOR Or "JUDITH BKID," "EUD MTB," "AXIS ASD 1IES11V I.CK," "THE UAl'fV U'lUF.," "IllflJ KOKBISOS," "rACT.KATr ASDFASJCT," eti., nr., rrr. Entered, according lo Art roller. -, In Uie year I87II, In the office or (lie I.IUmr! in of Con gress at Washintrton, D. '. fit API LP. XX !. A M-IW AIUUVAI.. John Ingle ton returned to l.W aieter'a home Mid hurriedly re-packed hi knap' sask. Tlrzab watched him narrowly, bnt furtively. She had dreaded the final result of the interview between the old- time lovers; but her dread had been baed upon a different conjecture from that which now filled her with fear and trembling. John Hardiue, whose visits at the home of Israel Ssppingtun bad become the theme of much neighborhood gossip, lost no opportunity to impress his wife with the opinion that it was very dis honorable in John Ingleton to call upon Mrs. Peter Tubbs. Aud Tiraab, though she could by no meafas excuse her hus band for the derelictions with which Rumor constantly accused him, had joined him in apprehensions as to the propriety of permit! iog 'Lire to meet her old affianced at all. Her affection for her husband hail been so severely tried from the first day of their uuiou by his refusal to comply with the sacred terms of their contract toward her parents, that he had long ceased to entertain for him the least shadow of restect or af fection. Andbiscruelty iu forbidding her to return to her mother after the news of her father's suicide, and when she was only ten miles away on her West ward journey, had, from the first, filled her with loathing; and, now that she mote than suspected him of transplant ing iiis affections such as be bad to the idle, showy aud improvident wife of voaoxraiE ix. POTtXX-A.ISTO, OREGON, THURSDAY, MAY IS, 1SSO. they would acorn to stoop to in matters of ty-day I his loess?" "If you'd been a man, and had my ex perience, Tirxab, you would be more sweeping in your denunciations, and place women in the same category." Then I accept your Idea, And I re peat the question, why is It?" "I eaii't answer, Tirzah it's true." "Does 'Lisa know that Peter did not tell her all the truth attout your mar riage?" "No." "Then I'd never tell ber. No good would come of it now. She's made her bargain, and for aught I see she'll have to abide by It. But I do wish you'd happened to come along a little sooner, John. Twenty-four hours earlier would have saved you two to each other." "Liza doesn't look at it that way, sis ter. She remembered that I had made a vow to her, and that, under a tempta tion which she perhaps could not eom- fcebeod, had broken It. I was both Peak and wicked, and I would have been ashamed to meet her as a widower if she bad not been married also." "But you must admit that it was das tardly in Peter to deceive ber as be did." "I know it was, and if I did not feel myself to be such a wretched poltroon, I'm afraid I'd kill him. Do you know where John Hardioe Is ?" A shadow of disgust overcast his sis ter's features at the mentiou of her hus band's name. "I e'pose he went to Cbemeketa with Peter, but I've given up trying to keep track of him," she sild, dryly, and the shade of disgust gave way to 'a fluxh of shame as her voice fell. Her brother well knew of whom she was thinking in connection with ber husband. "I don't propose to meddle in any thing that, after all, may be none of my business, Tirzah ; but hing me if the "Would you l(ke to seo the account, Mr. Ingleton t" "D the aecomnl! It's nothing to me!" "Hut your signature's worth eoate thing, nln't It?" grinned Captain Hardine. "Not a farthing, If you are to judge It I only know I by dollars and cents. I will have noth ing more to do with you in any way whatsoever, unless you compel me, Cap tain Hardine, and then, If you drive me to extremes see here, sir ! Do you re member my drowned horse, Reuben ? And do you know that your aet In drowning him, and thereby taking ad vantage of my father's notes and my signature to begin your work to. rob and ruin u, has laid you liable to the fate of a felon ? Sir, you were also acces sary to my father's death, and I shall prove it 1 You bounded him to sulciUe ! And yoo, young Uardpnti, craveu wretch that you are, if you dare to mo lest me, by the omnipotent Qod I swear that I will prove you the dastardly rois- ereant who not only robs widows, for gain, bat pockets the private loiters of others while postmaster, for treachery! No wonder you shrink and quail! You accursed viper ! you stench In decent nostrils ! yoo Shy lock ! you cut-lhroat! you dog 1" John Ingleton was" too deeply excited to note the change his words and man ner had wrought upon the senior Har diue, while young Hanlpan gazed at va caucy in stolid silence. The old man old before his lime; old In tresspasses upon the rights of others ; old in chican ery and hard bargains, and, as tberead- er knows, an arrant ooward had- shrunk before the burning words of the enraged astilsut till his knees smote to gether and his whole body quivered with fright. He tank upon a chair and whimpered like a frightened cur. IV LETTEB IB0MJ7ASHIKQT0H. FROM OUK ItEOOI.AU OOKRKSPOXDKNT.J Washington, D. CL, April 21, 1880. TO THE KDITOROrTIIBN'BWXoKTaWKbT: The tariO agitation aroused by the paper manufacturers' combinations, which took form iu the bill of Mr. Townsbend for the repeal of certain du ties on articles entering into the manu facture of paper, and which was barely repressed when carried to a vote in the House, Is dally assuming fresh strength In Congress. The Indications are that the tarill reformers will make an aggres sive fight In their efforts to secure a revenue tariff in llou of the present pro tective system, as woll as a revision of the laws relating to Internal reveuoe taxations. These reformers have not strength enough at Pjpsent, In the House, to compel the Ways and Means Committee into any particular course Iteyond getting, say wood pulp, put on the free list, and thus enter a wedge for the desired general revision of the rev enue system in the near future. But , t. .. . , i , . . iucj are uetermmeu 10 inaugurate a bitter contest between this and the ad- ournment in Jnly, and will make things lively fer the protectionists, If nol given what they want. Their recent motion to instruct the Ways and Means Com mittee to retiort amendments was de feated upon a Joint order, but It serves to signify that they are In earnest, and will use every parliamentary etlort to accomplish their ends. The Geneva award famishes rather a good exemplification of the old saw that 'money Is tho root of all evil." Here are millions of dollars nut into ih Treasury by the British Government, in Indemnification for certain losses by individual Americans through Con fed erate pirates. But everybody wants the money, and the rub is to And out who AS EXPECTED. Seattle, W. T., April 22, 1880. To THE EDITOK OP THE Jf BW XoaTHWKST : I intimated In my last communlea tiou to your paper that the "National" Ureenbackers would seek to drop the suffrage question at their called meeting in onieago June 9th, 1880. I herewith enclose a letter from. Hon. E. M. Davis, of Philadelphia, to the Sentinel, a Na tional paper published In Chicago. which letter fully verifies my suspicions of those Nationals. It is hoped, how ever, that the better judgment will pre vail among the majority of their Con vention, and that the suffrage plank In the platform adopted at the St. Louis Convention will be retained by the Chicaco Convention. Yours for the right. M. S. Booth. Israel Kappingtop, she thoroughly de- 1 isn't right for us to feel so. The world let him off. Sam." be cried, ah. "" UB 'eKy recipient. The In- social fabric of this Pacific Coast Nu't ' jectly. "If you will, I'll meet the loss of 'Bur"uce companies claim It, and cer rotten to the very ceuter. I'm di-gusted ' the balance of the judgment. It was tai'y have able advocates on the Sen with life and all that pertaius to it." 'only five hundred, with the interest for ,e aT ' ""elr behalf, who, like Mr. "So am I, John: aud vet. I know it two i ,!!.. 1 T ..t i.i.. Carpenter, present magnificent iMnann epised the man. t'ou!d any husband, were these conditio:. s reversed, feel any other than enjntious of disgust and loath ing for the wife who would do by him as John Hardine did t.y lirzah? And yet, the probable comparison moil ceae here, for it wa3 not practicable fir Tir zali to break up her home and divorce her husband, which lie would have dune at once had she I?en the guilty party. Aside from her tahe, she was without kindred to whom slia could look for as sistance. Her widowed mother, for whose beoeSt she had toiled fir beyond her strength, only to see ber earnings transferred to the packets of ber hus band, was now no mi.re, aud her broth er John evidently had trouble enough of his own ; so she saw no way before her but to grope on, struggle on and toil ou iu life's roost unsatisfactory endeavor, seeking what solace she could in the so ciety of her children, cultivating, as raauy, mauymotbersbavedone through j is all right, aud life ought to be. It everybody would be honest fruin the very depths of tlieir natures, there would be no trouble in the world, to speak of. K very Hung wicked, or of bad report that I ever knew or heard of, was the result ol somebody's dishonesty and const quent unfair dealing." "But, sister, a man may be strictly honest, according to the letter or even ine spirit t tne law, and yet be dishon orable iu his conduct toward ttue who sre iu his power. God knows I found that out wbeu I was iu the clutches of Captalu Hardine." "Are you entirely cut of that trouble now, Johu legally, I mean." "Yes, thuuk God ! And that is the ouly crumb or comfort left me In all this wretched business. Bat, see I" pointing his finger in the direction of the main ( highway that lay a liltledlstance below me cabin. note." j why they should be given the lion's "Let me have my father's note, and share. By the way, Mr. Carpenter has. release me from that judgment, or by l other Congresses, been averse to their the powers ahove you'll wish you bad, claims, but now he is their stauncli st young mau ! Tirzah, get me paper, pen ' torney, and his argument in their sup andiuk! Here, sir! I will write a re-, port is worthy of his reputation as a ceipt and you must sigu it." mo?t brilliant lawyer. While we tic- Tirzab obeyed mechanically. jcept his former views as to the impro- "Here, sigp this," said John, coolly, prlety of giving these moneys to the In "Itecieved of Johu Ingleton, junior, surance companies, yet his fpeecb this in favor of the estate of John Ingleton , week nearly suffices to convince us that senior, deceased, entire and full value it matters not which side a eifted orator ,. .. , , i . ..... ... . . mi ucmaiiu', wuw. nuiori, u is iue ngiii anil just one. The siguature was duly affixed, while Mr. Blaine arraigned him on his record, Tuz ih looked ou iu dumb astonishment, j and said : "It is not for me to Impugn "What a pity that our father didu't his right to change; but the Senator ive a little of John's Independent I should not rise here and preach to us iu all the centuries, the maternal at the 'As I live! have a little of John's Independent fearlessness, after all," she thought. "And now, Captain Hardine, your name, sir ! Affix it or you'll wish you ' had !" The man who a little while ago was so exultant over his presumed advant age did as be was bidden, though his cried Tlizah, "Sam i "H" 8UOk, as If with palsy. HMnlnftn'd mminfff i ,1 1'.. !.. ii ''Here. Tirzah. uriiriMM tlilu expense of conjugal, thereby over-estl- wonder wb.U ! John. m"ug me uiic, auu lauiug rigmiy 10 i r- comprehend the vital importance of the other. That Tintiii, as the years rolled on, became the over-indulgent mother of many children, who grew up with the same contempt for their father which had lung been ber ruling sentiment in regard to hiai, was not to bo wondered at, deplorable as It was. But I must not get further ahead of my story. John logleton clasped bis knapsack aud stood calmly before his sister, his face pale and rigid and his eyes filled with tears. "You don't mean to go back to aee 'Lize, do you ?" askedTirzah, with dep recation in ber tone and manner. "No, Tirxah. She would not permit it, aod she Is right. With my own ac cursed band I digged a golf between us. To separate myself trout ber is to sever my soul from my body. Every nerve and tendril of my stroug nature reaches out to her with nusated, unutterable, unquenchable longing. H. was not my fault that God created us for each other, but it was my cruel, sad, wicked and irrevocable mistake to place the gulf between us." "Then where are you going, John ?" "Back to Colonel Bateman and bis rejri ment. Then, aa soon as I can aflord it, I will return to our younger brothers and sisters." "Have you nothing ahead, John? No property or money to depend npoa, I mean ?" "No, Tirzah ; none to speak of. My salary was all consumed iu providing for my poor wife during the brief and trying mouths of our most unhaooy marriage." "Well, I'm glad you're golag away, John. Peter Tubbs is not an Israel Sap pington." "But he's even worse If pn.de." "How, John V "Be gained bis wife by lie- cruel, damned lie !" "l can't see how that was, John. He told 'Lle that you were married ; and by your own confession it was true," "Yes, but it was not true that I had a wire when be married 'Lisa, and he knew It." "Are yon sure of that, John ?" "I know it, or I would not say so." "Then he is a double-dyed villain ! Alas ! why is it that men will take ad vantages in matrimonial aflairs that m as sure as thoutrh I'd heard all, This mandate was also obeyed. about It that there's mischief brewing." I "Xow give me up my father's note 1" "I'd rather see the devil thou either' Young Hardpan brought It from the of them!" exclaimed John; "but as tbey 1 depths of a ponderous breast pocket, no longer have a grip u n ine through I"lln gazed Intently at lite paper for an the clutches of the law, I am going to I intant, as if to satisfy himself that it stay and meet them though I meant WM Sun and then thrust It Into the to be oil in live minutes it ihey badu'tiflro' Bt tbe 9an,e t,me pocketing the long-coveted receipt. "And now, you noble pair of brothers, do you feel any better? Am I not hence forth free before the law? Remember that I will not give you over to th, puu- "Why, how-de-do, Johu Inglelou ?" cried tbe new-comer in a lusty voice, extending his broad, short hand as he spoke. John bowed stiffly. wen, l swan i Pultlu' on airi, are you? Well, you'll have enough of It before I get through with you. Tirzah, how are you ? I don't believe, upon my word now, that gettin' married has Im proved you one bit. Got a chick, have you! Thought so, seein' the cradle yonder. Boy or girl ?" "Boy, sir." "Good! Girls don't amount to much. Costs a heap to raise 'em, and no profit iu it." "When did you leave Chincaj iu Oaks, Mr. Hanlpan ?" "A month ago, or thereabouts; crossed the plains by overland stage line. Deuced fatiguing journey, that." "Can you tell me something about my mother, Mr. Hardpan ?" "Nothiu', more' n you've had by let ter. She was buried decently; and then, as good lock would have It, her brother, wbo'd made bis fortune out West, so tbey say, came along aod removed tbe whole tr be. bog aud baggage, to York State, or tome where else down East. Aud now, J,tbo Ingleton, business is ousiuees, you Know. I s'nose von'r. preac a dogmatle strain about our duty to fol low his lead to-day, when on five, or possibly six, distinct calls of the yeas ami nays, running over the iierlod of fourteen mouths, when he was iu the Senate for his first term, he voted every time In the teeth and face of the decla rations which lie lays down to-day as said his views of National duty." The con test between them was an interesting one, but Mr. Blaine undoubtedly took the scalp. All the oilier leading Sena tors are taking a hand Iu the debate, and we doubt whether a better presenta tion of this Importaut question will ever be made than that to be found iu the pages of the Congreuional Record of this week One of the undesirable customs of Ibe House is that of permitting n member to publtth in the Congressional Record an uncelivered speech, for, under It, the most objectionable of mattergete spread before the country as part of the actual debates. In theteooro7 of the 221 ap pears a poem, a travesty on poetry, cov ering sixteen of its pages, which pur port to be a speech of Mr. Downey, tbe delegate from Wyoming Territory, in support of a bill to provide certain paintings for the Capitol. Downey is a sweet-scented youth, who delights iu blonde, ambrosial curls, a pale complex ion, and other Indications of a nonde script effeminacy, and we cannot imag ine It possible for him to offer bettor evidence of tho need for his Immediate admission into Mr. Corcoran's luxurious "Louise Hume," the palatial asylum erected by him for indigent widows, than this official "pome," entitled "The Immortals." Many of the solons ex pressed themselves as being greatly scandalized, and Mr. Morrill promptly introduced a resolution in the Senate looking to tho exclusion of the objec tionable documeut from the permanent CongrettUmal Record, aud Mr. Garfield took similar action In the House. We illonal with the m" . -nt leal, power lm.k, however, It should remain there in a hlih dwmi. Hint,,,. 'V i . . ., - come. Open the dour and greet tbem, Titxab. At least they'll bring us news of mother and tbe rest." Tbe senior Hardine exhibited bis blsok and broken teeth after his wont. and bis dirty, sallow face was lighted by I hmmenl that you d-terve, unless- on at' a quiet, self-satisfied grin. ! tempt t. gi ve me further trouble Gjod hye, Tiizili. I am ofT." "Am I not to see you Hiiy more, Juhii?" "Nobody but God can tell, sister." The young mau kised hissiwter tend erly, bowed sn Instant over the sleeping babe, and then hurriedly departed for tbe stable, where he saddled his horse and was ronn galloping nway, he scarce ly knew whither. ITo ue continued. Mrs. Augut-ta Cmper Bristol has been lecturing liefore the Woman's Social Science Association, in Fourteenth street, to a large number of interested listeners. She di'als with various topics of social and political economy, tbe duty of parents and the training f children, in a way which commands attention and excites thought. Whilo there is nothing specially new in her social ord ers, she presents the natural rights of individuals iu Ingiral, clear and sus tained statements, which are much more easily grappled with than the in terminable reasoning of Herbert Spen cerr" Mrs. Bristol oornotne the into- HOX. E. Jf. DAVIS'S LETTER. Philadelphia, March 16, 1880. Editor Sentinel : Your issua nf ilu 11th, with a quotatlou from my eirnufer letttr, and your comments, are before me. I reaffirm what voti nuote. SIimm i made tbe statement first, I find that many of the Western apera had the -eair aa it was read and adopted. Whether it was oversight that you and omere goi ine eau riglit, or wnetner It was intended you should, I am. not yet capable of proving. As far as I cau ascertain (aud this "clique" covers its tracks with great care), tbe whole Associated Press was to have it as altered. The Associated Press that supplies tbe City of Washington and all the papers ou the Atlantic Coast got the call a changed, and in that mangled way It appeared In tlieir papers. The parties that supply the Western nanern got it as adopted, aud it was oil before a change could be made. But I have some reason to think that it waa in. tended that the words "sullrage re formers" should lu the West where they are more numerous than hem lu, continued, but that fur the East the woras should quietly be dropped. Some of the Greenback papers lu Ohio got it right, but throughout this Slate, New York, aud further East, I doubt if one bad the call as read aud adopted. I have seen a great many, and not oue In cludes the wonls "sullrage reformers." All our Philadelphia dailies and New York dailies published the call, but without tbe words "suffrage reformers." I hoiMj you will correct your statement that tbe wonls "were not left out." Our friend Shilling's paper in Ohio published it right. He wrote me that he made up the call from his notes cor rected from notes of a Washington re porter, aud got it right, but that was within an hour after its adoption ; but the Washington report was "over hauled" berare he got his report into type, and in that natter tbe word w. oniiireu, as tliey were In every paper lu oaaoiugion, inciuuiug me Washington View. I am sorry you did not publish the whole of my circular letter, but bone you will, with this, in your next Issue, aod hope you will help me make It so not ior I ue person or persons who did this dishonorable thine, that th. Green back papers of the land may print the names Involved In black lines. What was stricken out Is of secondary Im portance. If we submit for i moment to this das'ardly act, we encourage its repetition, ami as a party take the dis honor that belongs to a portion only. I have written nearlv one hundred letters about tbe matter, and have had a great many responses. I am making a report of my examination into th matter. I have asked tbe editor of tho Xational View, where my charge was first made, K he would publish my re port; but, although I had but a few weeks before sent him uiv cheek for AUve to all IJvir Iesno3,.nml Thoroogblj IBadJcal ,1b. QpposJac and. 1-Qff- the f Wrongs of tfasMiKieaiMe i - 1 1 m- i I ' .. f i it .I I .ii. II. ii.,? t Correspondents writ lag over assaatedsigim oraa must make taown th eip. names ito the BUtor,or tto aiietnton wtll'i? given w then eoaamimteaUoa. - ' KLTA. BT AKXA B. Ci ADAa T ' Veiled are El vat lovelv ere: How wetlj oat her tranquil tirwut : i Her snowy baDds unfolded rest ! How calm her pencili'd brow-how meek.! How pore ber rlnslet-sbaded cheek! whiter Winters oeeey flake. When will the lovely one awake T Alas, her eyas will not onelose! We cannot break ber deep repose, Kor KHrai cheek U cold clay. Met gentle breath baa passed away. ?,h- sb her crave In shaded spot, WooihUhi earitaot Bower, of rtprlnr, And Mrtli her requiem may sins. THK BORE, SOX THE BRElHaK. Artae! O man! nor dream tbe boars Ofllfeawav; v Ajjfj! and doyoor being's work mie je us uay. Ti2" ti e dreamer, breaks iTbJchUads with iron bands the earth On which we dwell. p, men .' or War with fiery feet Will tmad down n,.n Ppl or hla bloody hands will roup The earth again. O dreamer, wake! your brother man aim a siave; -And thousands go heart-crushed, this morn, Unto the grave. The brow of wrong is laurel crowned. Not girt with shame ; And love, and truth, and right, as yet. Are but a name. From oat time's am yoar golden hoars Plow nut a wav Then, dreamer, up! and do life's work n niio jrci -us uay. Assumption. The mau who "runs a farm" wants a suitable wife as a partner In the work. The blooming and beautiful young lady, roe-cheeked and brielit-rL tvlm mil. darn a stocking, mend ber own clothes, command a regiment of pots aud kettles, ieeu me pigs, miiK tne cows, and be a lady all the time, Is the girl that sensi ble young men are iu quest of fora wife. But your ninine. wasn-wnlHinl. ilnli. dressed, conBumntlon-morteaetMl. miuiln. murdering and novel-devouring daugh ters ot idleness, are no more fit for mat rimony than a pullet to look after a brood of fourteen chickens. The truth is, my dear young girls, you want less of restraint and more liberty of action ; more kitchen and less parlor; more ex ercise and less sofa; more pudding and lens piano; more frankness and less moek modesty. Loosen your corsets ami breathe the pure atmosphere, ami become something m good aud beauti ful as Nature deslt ned. Valley Review. To get tbe liest proof that men do not think that they perform all the neces sary labor ot civilization, ooe need but say that women should not work hard wash, scrub, etc. There are nlentv of lu" iweut sucn a proposition; men who will say that they do not think it any worse for tbeir wives to work than It is for them. This statement and the sentiment proves that men da not think that tbey support their wives ami that tbeir pretensious to this effect are ex pected to be takeu for buncombe, one of those falsehoods growing out of a false state or society, which has made a race of egregious liarsof us all. Society is at prevent constitiitl ,... KOmnttlloil In livu .Uul ...:-- - I'" ih. k, r.7; ' .-.Tr1 "uure,y "P0" understand that thK sutl..rn il. ... ...... . .. X1B may marrv a ...... .i-.i . :: , .. C!j!J? w'th the moss of BBSherlag year, r fiSS of aase. shall moulder down, Ipn-eeSed SdSoTn?' SftTU?oii1. Keaow4 bat- breathes hpftuv It dles-' .Imatsofs path, an miatinuia!. . . ij , Beneath retirement's MietteWa wlnr. " Htm mkt eoMtttctinr: H6ri ttsmiue, ' Let, wisdom build your bumle,cvtT There ebstp yrmirnaoyoarHrasl. -t, 'mr eyes ImpsmrJed KUh kuiuuiv i. By inms caressing anil c.res.-wl - ' 1 our Infant prattler fertlHg' w-W Content yonr hnmttl bOSMl Shan dress: a' n,A5? lRJeny "''"I' SWtrd toMdoor- Ol wealth and fame, if Mrini . Than monarchy yuii of bliss have mor.' ' 1 i i Josie Keeker. ,. ... We recent! v nailed first at her desk in the Bureau of Indian ""i nu lateral uerDoardlng-house Tbe people of Colorado have received many raise Impressions eonoerBinw-Mtss Meeker and ber conduct at WaslifeftsMi and elsewhere. Unscrupulous newspa per reporters have misstated her expres sions aud falsified ber conduet, and un scrupulous and basemen havecireulatAd cruel stories concerning her. No man acquainted with the world, with nn,- discernment iu human nature or ability to read character from the face and actions of a person, could see and talk wmi .hiss Meeker as we have done and rot only be fully convinced. &Bt warn vet. that every statement she niakaA Ami every denial of these reports are true, but that she has been most cruelly out raged and treated by an unfeeling world outrage only exceeded by the terrible trial she was compelled to undergo while in captivity. She realizes now that she made a grave' mistake in going into the lecture field, and" says that If she had consulted her own wishes ami judgment she would have kept from the puouc gaze and buried tier wrongs and. ber griefi in the sacreduess of retire ment. Her lectures were given under the mistaken advice of ber very un practical and moot unwise counsellor, ber brother Ralph. She denies in toto that she visited the Indians at Wash ington, except Ouray and Chlpeta, to whom she felt a world of gratitode for having secured her release from a horri ble captivity ; and she prooouneea the statement that she inquired after Per sune a cruel and malicious falsehood. She Mates that she has used every effort to induce her brother Ralph aud sister Rose to refrain from newspaper refer ences to their personal matters, and has herself sought quietude and retirement, and not notoriety. We are glad to be able to state that Miss Meeker is not suffering in body from her treatment, and that reports concerning her "pe culiar eouditiou" are unfounded, for which cue has treat eao.se to 1m tlmr.L-- fill, aud thousands of warm sympathis ers will rejoice with ber. Silver World: The Next President. Tbe Import ance of the coming Presidential cam paign cannot be overrated. The Demo cratic party ouce iu power, with the civil service at its disposal, it will take years to break up iis stronghold, and In those years we may reasonably expect another eivil war. The mas of voters ortii can scarcely be made to woman and put ber into h. L. tory, and If sbe chance to be one of the willing kind, get her to perform more work than a six horse nor cn.i.,. and theu get the er-dit of supporting .V " "" w '"u.t ner spnere, as be calls it, ii.at the only chance for her to exist H by beeominga servant to him and his, aud tbe mass of people can be made to believe that It l v.n. f ... -. . r."a " i iwriuii ner to exist at all, have actually heard men rn nnr.nu $100, he treats my request, although re- ovtr the that women could obtain a peated, with fileuce. which li.t of course, for contempt. I am still working at the matter. It shows, or will when doue, the klud of material our party Is composed or, at least our Eastern "wing." It shall go to tbe public If I have to start a paper for that special object. All of which is respectfully submitted. E. M. Davis. Gkoixxiy. All geologic evidence goes to prove that there was a time. In the vast ages and eons of ages of tbe past, when this planet of ours "hung in space a fiery drop," and billions of incalculable periods of time bad passed away ere it was sufficiently cool for the simplest formof organized beings to come into and retain au existence in the heaving waters mat overspreau aimo-u its entire i.Tiug in ine cnmmunitv oiihnni ... vice. As tbe woman question progresses these men become scarce, and we hope the time will be when personsof this ilk mi. ucvume extinct. Antelope. How It Struck Her.-There is story of a street nreaeher vhn .. hortlug from the head of a barrel on tbe ixgnnay, wneu an old lady drove bv witii a market-cart on her way to tbe y.j, .,,. re.ueu up. t ne preacher was descanting on tbe villainy of Judas, re telling the story of his monstrous treach ery w.m mucn lervor and many ad jectives. At the end of every seuteoce . ! IT I"dj" ""claimed, "Ob ! tbe vil lain !" and as tbe narrxiiva ha. 1 ... 1 1 . 1 I iKaion grew more and more .mnuie, until at length she stood up on LilA cuaf ami al.n..i I . 1 . surface. And from these first water- "Say, Mister, when did all this har bom oreatur.s, step by step aioug the pen?" "Eighteen hundred years aeo Ja ! near, dear! so If we ever get to ed'ieatli tbeculored race as readers and voev -. r r. -ii have some entertainment that will en tertain us. All the good gifts of heaven were not bestowed upon one race. The Anglo-Saxon race may be mathemati cally superior to the dork races, but In vo.ume ami richness of voice iu Inean ready to settle tbe balanee v..r L. , !?U" .aud ,Hy of all the ttseuee, rl..M'. i!T, II. y I colore'1 c Is much our superior. iauy .ast note . ; These nualillM nra nrnftf It irimi iki tk "I owe you nothing, and will pay Suu s quired to vnletMu.SccJiange: iiotblug. sir ! 8ince I was a dozen years xr tTT STT; Dtras'!:l;;eererra,,"dim,e ,roa' rT" person except as I gave value received ' I" Plymouth, i. aevsnty-teven years for if- Your father and Captain Har-1 , .'"'I the first woman who dine, and another whom I will uot name ! ."!, 2lp,,i,,,c eBOI rr Klrla he ferrelstion-.sake. robbed my father and waixnad eTgJplr ami then houuded him to suicide. You broke without an aaalttant not only attended up my family, you wrecked my hopes, ' l'le s,"Hfs, but ruled all the copy you blasted my reputation. I defy you . mf Ihe"' saTry3 was to do more." I three dollars per week. y was a a -nonnmeni to me lueuiury 01 now hey, the Immortalized poetical spooney of Cngre. who has written for him 3?lf what Dogberry wanted others to write hi id. One of the Indian delegations here Is being put In a new role. The Indians are Invited as guests iuto the parlors of our citizens, and a portion of the even ing's eiitertalnmeuts consists In listen In? to Iodlaii songs, sorno of which are j aeoouitMuied with dances iu true abo riginal style. The site for the new Naval Observa tory has not, as yet, beeti selected, though tho designated committee for the purpose has quite a number of desir able places under consideration. The difficulty delaying selection does not lie so much in finding a suitable site at in meeting theexorbltant prlcesdematided. Uncle Sam always has to pay more than the citizen for what he want9, and In this iustauce the old story is repeated, that bemust give twice the worth for tho acres needed. Doji Pkdko. slow - passing ages, were developed hetnes more aud more perfect, till at last came some that bare n slight resemblance to human be luga. iNo one can count tbe steps that were still taken ere these primitive be ings became man, and from man the most perrect man came, still more per fect and complete, the last link In the chain woman. Rlmina Drake Slenker. "Woodworker," an Indian chief, says he has never seen a gray-haired Indian in his life, and he lias seen some over jo years niu. u Is because an Indian has no trouble or worriment or any thing that way. His wife chops all the wood, builds the fires, goes to market at tiayngut, stones tramps out of tbe front yard and blacks bis boots. And he Is uot tormented by tax-collector), gas ui.is anil iigutuiug-roii men. jt an Indian start a 21 column daily paper In a six-column town to fill a long-felt want, and his hair would turn gray in one night. One talent, well cultivated, deepened and enlarged, is worth a hundred shal low facu 1 1 ies. The firt law of success at thin day, when so many matters are clamoring for attention, is concentra tion ; to bend all the energies to one poiot, looking neither to tbe right or left. It has been justly said that a nm deal of the wisdom of a man lu this century Is shown iu leaving things un known ; ryid a great deal or his practi cal sense lu leaving things undone. The day of universal scholars Is past. "Life Is short aud art Is long." Charlotte A. Scott, of Glrton College, Cambridge, has obtained the highest position ever won by any lady student In tbe mathematical course, and it has rarely been attained by young men. She is twenty-two years of age, and has always bad exceptional mathematical ability. replied the orator. joug ago i .Drive on, Dobbin I Drive uu . adu me old lady lashed the horse until he fairly galloped, In eheer us" uiscovenng it was so far back. At the Other Exd. A few even- since, n faiher and daughter at Wellesley, Mass.. were havinc a rM.. ant chat, mutually recalling Incidents of the letter's childhood. I "I shall never forget," said the young j lady, "how you took me out of church one aaooatn, when I was about three jears oiti, and punished me for playing lu meeting. I can remember tbe tingle of that peach trie switch to this day." "Very strange, very strange," said the father; "I don't recollect tbe cir cumstances, at all." "Ah, well, papa, you were at the other end of the switch !" A deep sense of life destroys the fear and almost tbe idea of death. Men I fear death as children fear to go Into the dark ; and as that natural fear In children is Increasing with tales, so Is the other. It is as natural to die as to be horn ; and to a little infant perhaps the one is as painful as the other. He that dies in an earnest pursuit is like one who Is wounded in hot blood, who, for the time, sea roe feels the hurt. Raeon'e Ettay. Miss Mnloeh says most truly that we must meet things as they are. without perplexing ourselves about what might have been; for. If we believe lu an over ruling Providence at all. there can lu nn such possibility a? "what rul-ht have been." As showing that the women of Krnnu are uot behind their American Sisters In their efforts to obtain political rec ognition and equality, it a stated that u.uo xunsian lauios reluee to nav their taxes until allowed to vote. oeut their subjection by the North with bitterness commensurate with theit power to carry their reaeutment into ef fect, but such is the fict. The Republi can party should work as it never worked before ; no stone should be left unturned. A sixteenth amendment plauk in their platform will arouse and encourage a large body of able and faithful women to work for the corning eleeti n as only women can work, and the Republican parly can thereby be saved tbe humiliation of seeing romen enfranchised by the other parly. No oue -can now reasonably deny that the emancipation of woman is at hand. Grant, for many reasons, la tbe best man for the next President. IT !. been tried, and the Republican party know that they can depend upon blm. There is no fluukeyiscu about him, no compromise. At the same time, the most ultra-Democrat iu the South will hardly accuse Grant of tyranny. He will act as a mild scare-crow to the re bellious elemeut of tbe South, for the Southern people, look upon him as a great military leader. A little whole some fear in that direction will save the nation much serious trouble iu the uext fifteen years. Mr. C. it. Churchill. A wonderful Invention in the form of self-luminous paint Is now exciting at tention in IiOmloH. It lasts for years, and when exposed for a time to bright light, It will shine for eight or ten hours so brightly as to illuminate a room. The Government Is turning its attention to tbe invention In tbe hope of utilizing it iu powder magazines. Water does not prevent it from shining, and Ufa buoys thrown into ibe sea on a dark night can be seen at a great distance. It is very cheap, awl can be manufac tured of various colors. The New Haven Register is a close observer of human nature. It says : "Compliment a woman- on her beauty of face, eleKanee of figure, or crane of style, aud sbe will submit with a mod esty that adds to ber charms. Tell a man he looks dignified, Is tbe embodi ment of manly beauty, and that hi. side-whiskers are becoming, and he will -swasna- uowii ine street as though he was walking: on esKS. earefullv buinn... ing his bump of self-esteem." Margaret Fuller's I ntpt.it p Rev. James Freeman Clarke, iu hie very interesting bit of autobiography read at the reception oti bis seventieth birth day, said he was thankful to Margaret Fuller "From her," he added, "I learned the power that is in us all the mighty powers of the soul;- she reused me to the value of life; she taught me how to live for an end, and a good one." Trexck. Archbishop Trench is seventy-three years old. He appears quite commonplace, and might be taken for a J ' me charitable society. Iu 1864 he was made Archbishop of Dublin and he hail previously been Dean of Westminster. When a woman wants to be pretty she bangs ber hair, and when sbe wants to be ugly sbe bangs tbe door. The wool clip of lf8J for tbe PacIQj Coast and Territories will amount to' JG.SOO.OOO pounds.