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mntBT-AV -fEPTEMBEK . "JAb'fES8ED FXIEHDS." Tue Au&Ht .'i'i-ta Ct':- n shjs, the "Vatlontl Wotnau Soflrs-ge Association alike reproat.f ed by prole sed friends and proeotlM- 1 opponents beCMBW it aafce4 recognition f homiu'i polilical rigfctt from all the diflereul parties this PxwMeotlal year." Thla I a strained aBd kaotr aasor trots. Tli New Northwest, a Journal wbleh not only "proitaaca" Woman Suflrage, bat which tiaa bars Instrumental in ae--apii l.t'ig much toward the elevation ai.d ft '.uu: of woeuu, ettowo by ttw laws of Oregon ami Washiuglou Territory, 1ms staled that It does not ibluk wise the pledge of "support" to a party solely because It would adopt a Htflrage plank. We did nut approve tbe Idea -in June more than at patent, and did not coiiilenin It at that time be eause we did uot wish an appearance at rtrife lu the sullrage ranks at so im partaHt a period. We regarded It an Impossible to get oBe party to pledge Itself to politleally free a class who would willingly have supported another party If It promised them justice. We hop women will profit by pan exjteri enoe, and suggest that In 18SI they ex iles their views in a platform, and ask the help of the rty in aaonrd wiili their principle. Hut we have not a word of reproaoh for the women who so xealotjujy labored to feet J re equality to all lu the present year. We have uot considered that they were wrong in ask ing all parties to do their duty to worn 64). We ouly regard it as unwise to nfler the support of Wotuau Suflragisla to any (tarty for a consideration, al though the ideas of the favoring party might openly conflict with the views of the women en every question except the suffrage. We know the opinions of the suflregisis are uot so plastic that they e&n lie moulded into any form, to suit the reeord and views of any of the par tied; that women cannot compel parties to oorue to them, and must go to the National Conventions on a platform xtf laerll. We are aware that if the plat form H so written that women can sup port any one of half a dozen patties, they will be uurecogolzrd by any con vention of men, who are versed lu poli ties and must have a plain slate neutof position from those asking justice even. We recognize that the platform of the Woman SuilraglstM will meet with the condemnation of one of the two great National parties, and must necessarily be approved by the members of the other. If the parly which approves does nut embrace the principles in its platform, women are uoye the worse oil thou they would be by a neutral state ment, which would certainly gain them no frteetds. The National Citizen, which speaks for. the National Woman Suflrage Asso ciation, is aiding the Democratic nominee for the-Preeideuoy, in spile of the Asso ciation's expressed determination to support no party uot "first emphatically endorsing'! Woman Suflrage; and uo person oan find lu any Democratic plat form any endorsement of the woman question, or a plank of "respectful con slderaUou!' even. The Citizen will probably justify its course by referring to Hancock's assertion that It is "ouly by .a free ballot that the people can rale," though lie declined to assert his views for or against Woman Suflrage. If the.QMMH thinks the syllruge move neut will be benefited by the election of Hancock, It Is perfectly right In sup porting (dm; but it should not be so restive and testy in Its remarks because others canoot see through its eyes. Noue of the National parties endorsed Woman Suflrage, and any woman should uphold the party that comes nearest to embodying her principles. We favor the Republicans because we are In aeeord with many of their ideas. and know that most of the men who champion Woman Suflrage are found lu their ranks. In the editorial columns of last Tues day's Oreffonian appeared an Item which must serve to encourage the women of Washington Territory in their work far equality before the law attd to remind them that the Republi cans ,of the Territory are their friend. It Is this : "A year or two ago, the peo ple of Onwlitz county, W. T., elected a lady to the ofllee of School Superintend ent. She brought good sense and a practical knowledge of school manage ment to tlte work, aud under her direo tlwn the conduct of educational a Hairs has been thorough and satisfactory. So striking have beeu the benefits of her administration that, hoping to improve their pchools, the Republicans of Pierce and King, counties have presented the names of ladies ai candidates for the S-iperlutendeucy." The mania for quilts of many pieces is spreading. The latest victim of the craze is Miss Addle Langell, of Jackson ville, who has completed a quilt of 4,347 pieces. It Is a pity that a woman of xBflh great Industry and application eaunot find better use for her time than damaging bor eyesight and testing her patience in such folly as cutting up cloth aud sewing the scraps together. A leUer from Clara S. Foltz, the Cali fornia lady lawyer, Informs us that she will soon enter the Presidential canvass lu the Golden Slate as a speaker for the "Party of the Union." This is another Instance of the Republican party's willingness to admit that woman can instruct voters, though denying her ability. to Intelligently use the franchise herself. A few valued subscribers have cor dially responded to. the urgent call lu Jast week' lsaueiIi-.renftwiuiMiuee,Tfu ,-a -, ... . ., , -but-tbere arBimioy hffn'drrdsiyel lo hear tTh&iwirn;Bjrrest Wrim. .Racrt&VWrlbd8r'wWnfUhef' delphla. ! btettJpurcl WoDeyrfSS5?"8 31 - . J oi JJrin foremen-. ' ?I0KET DUTY. will re.ii,t a ihffiwliy '.at '"V-ttrrejUwir Whatcom, WasWrg-r-;rrHfcast xVtHtrr, Heten ,r 1 '"S!$SUBB JlWhael P.odeti nr. ut neTaSrnJraed'b iMlU. which (,er H.9orvy that retried in P.ddeH'8 favorTthe -fitter proceeded to ferr- tUDR care tB dn ,t WM Mr Clark . uwmy tfom hnmf Mfs hntf?.' ' vtlLt ,,r children, s . kr husband's elalm, perform- g I "picket duly" so grapbtaady w-scrtlH-i by Mrs. Dunlway in ber Ire - , '7 ml . aaaBmpsBied by her ton earriert a ahot-Rnn, and waraa l'Mlda to aton bis work. H refaaed and a qaamd eiwiiod.- Mr. wci uireeteu the boy to shoot whiet hedhl, killlug Padden tnstai.tly Under the law, Mrs. Clark was not a persou. She could nottuke tosesslou of land and hold il lu her owu right; hut, ai her husband's representative lu his aleuce, fciie was aoting for him, dntibtless under his orders, aud certainly under the so culled prolectiou of a Gov ernment that governs women without allowing them representation, aud taxes them without asking or receiving their consent. But, as Is usual lu such eases, wheu a crime was committed, the legal protector and head, who-te claim tins pioueer pieket guard was defeuding, was no louger her representative, and unce uecame responsible as a orimiual uuder the laws that denied her responsibility as au individual. Mother aud sou were tried by meu, convicted of manslaughter by men, and by meu sen tenced to tlte penitentiary. No raati, not even her husband, who hud placed her ou that homestead claim and left her there, with her large family of little children, alone in the wilderness, had tile gallantry to prolt-ct her before the law by saying to the outraged Court, "I represeut this woman ; punish me." The boy, being of the protecting sex, was granted a new trial; but the wife ami mother was conveyed to the peul tentiury, where, after repeated abortive attempts, she at last succeeded in evad ing the mnn-inade aud maii-admiuls tered laws of a country that acknowl edges woman's equality in nothing but the punishment of crime, and ended her sad career by suicide. When the mother waj takeu lo the prison, her youngest child, two years of age, ami five other little ones weie left ou the claim with their father, and the very first news of them that the dis traded woman received was that her baby girl, while toddling around the yard, was attacked by a vicious cow and tns-ed eight or nine foet Into the air. The animal's horn tore open the child's groin for a length of six inches, causing a wound of a mt painful aud lane-roU3 character. Let any woman who reads this record pioture. If t-lte can, the Imprisoned mother's agouy over this terrible an uoui cement. uou.ler he com mitted suicide. The Courts of Heaven are more merciful than the Courts of men, for they will uot hold woman re fHntibIe fur the ci lines of those who place her ou picket duty ou the out skirts of civilization, and when the time of trial comes refuse U act as her repre-; seutatives. Ouly God and women kuow that woman's trial ami vexation, be cause ouly they can comprehend the nervous distraetlou of her vital forces under the pressure of Padden's Impu dence ami her owu outraged sense of justlee. The Xbw XoinriiWEST would uot, on general principles, hold woman guilt less when she commit a crime, but we iuslst that fche should be recognized as equal with man in responsibilities, im munities aud privileges ere she is judged equally with h(melf an a vio lator of law. THE MOBMON BIBLE. We are In receipt of a leltei from Mr. O. P. Henry, au Astoria subeerllter, who says, lu refereuee to uu article in the OregonitiH of recent date concern ing, the origiu of the Mormon Bible, that his mother, who is yet alive, lived in the family of Sidney Rlgdon for sev eral years prior lo her marriage in 1S27; that there was In the family what is now called a "wrltlug medium," also several others In adjacent places, and the Mormon Bible was written by two or three difleront persons by an autom atic power which they believed was In spiration direct from God, the same a produced the original Jewish Bible and Christian New Testament. Mr. H. be lieves that Sidney Rigdou furnished Joseph Smith with those manuscripts, ami that the slory of the "hieroglyph ics" was a fabrication lo make the cred ulous take hold of the mystery ; that Rlgdon, having learned, beyond a doubt, that the so-called deatl could communicate to the living, considered himself duly authorized by Jehovah to found a new church, uuder a divine guidance similar to that of Confucius, Moses, Jesus, Mohammed, Swedenhorg, Calvin, Luther or Wesley, all of whom believed in aud taught the ministration of t-pirita. The Ssw Nouthwbst gives place to Mr. Henry's idea as a matter of general Interest. The public will, of course, make its own comments anil draw its own conclusions. The September Callfornlan Is fully equal to the beet of Its predecessors, lis articles cover a wide range, Includ ing literature, science, the arts, b is lory and biography. The proprietors have fouud It burdensome to maintain the magazine's standard of excellence with the subscriptions at $3 per year, and have wisely concluded to raiso the price to $4 rather than allow Ibe quality of It's contributions to deteriorate. Single numbers will be sold at 33 cents. Ad dress orders to The California Publish ing Company, 02 Sansome street, San Francifco. mansion iu.Phila- liased for a School ' A 0EI80SAIBWEaED We think our ( nnsLtau eerreepoii ent's zeal l overleapetTlils J.lKmt.t. nen, now-uu Uuu u c.rcum- i ... ""J iue ituc wj iwpiicMloQ 7 Impiic-itiuo Tlie hot haste which ha let! many er ratics entl'iitdssta. to Imagine that we wuuld lojureGod if we cfluld; or could II we wouldrho.8 "'em at different J times to rise up and eudratur to urn lee I Him In a way that would nera to ioeur j His everlasting obligation. W-iHnot ! whw emmgli to oompreltvnd. mut d les .Inline, the Soul of the Unlvere which we eH Gnd; nellher"sTe we eucelted enough to belleve've oatihl Injme Him , ,,..HI. w ttr, udr maltdows wh.uk b to be at all ilepoat-d to kltpl il, even If we thought it poslble to succeed; nor have we any patience with the pious (?) cant that as-mmes n knowledge of Cot which no mnrtnl can gain, since Infinity Itself cau ouly cope with the Illimitable and unknown. We cannot make our declaration clearer thau by repeating the facts to which our critic objects. He Involuntarily builds one idea o God aud we another, and each Is product of the builder's brain. Why this is so we cannot tell, nor can he in form us why it is that his hand opens auil closes lu obedience to his will If he will read the Bible that he is so zeal ous in upholding, he will find that the Jewish religion Is many thousand years older thau the Christian. How does ho make it clear that we "ignore Chris tianity ?" Will he please exp'alu? He has yet to learu the mission o' the Xbw Noktiiwkst if he thinks we are to be driven through the narrow ruts of a big olry that jiounces iipou anybody's hon est Idea with lhe,chargeof "blasphemy," Would II not be better to refule "Kitz- tier' thau to rail at him ? When we have attacked the "religion or followeis of our Lord aud Savior Je sus Christ," it will be time enough for ourChrUtian friend to rush to the rescue. Till then, we would kindly advise him to Keep cool. The God e worship, be ing a "God without hale," has led us to adiflereut understanding of the mean ing of "everlasting lire," otc., elo., else we should tremble for the linul fate of our censor, or of any niuu sufficiently levold or charity to be so severely un just in his Judgments as he has beeu "Willi what measure ye mete, it shall be measured unto you again," saith the Scrlpturts. "He that hath ears lo hear, let him hear." INFOBMATIONTOB "Q. F. E." A wife is now entitled by law, in both Oregon aud Washington, to the use, ownership, control and increase of all property, real aud personal, acquired by her through gift, ,Bvi.e or inheritance. whether before or after marriage, and to all property carnod by herself outside of her domestic duties during marriage. uui, iiiasmuon as uomesnc iluilea oc cupy the entire time and streugth of most pioneer women, ami such duties are not considered remunerative, there Is small chance for a wife ami mother, here or elsewhere, to acquire a compe tence, iivery properly right that spe cial legislation cau put Uton paper has been granted (by statute) In woman in this State and Washington Territory, except the supplemental right without which all other rights aie null aud void the ballot. There are several papers in Washing ton Territory that favor Womau Suf frage, but none specially, or otherwise than incidentally. If our friend Is iu earnest iu her determination "to labor for the woman's ibuw," we trust she will become a patron of the New NoRTltwnsT, which began its mission nearly ten years ago (when the ohl com inon law of Koglaud wVs in full force against all women), and has kept up its weekly cauuouude ever since, until, mainly through Its Instrumentality, the favorable laws now upon our statute books have beeu secured. Let her put shoulder to the wheel and help us to roll along the car of Liberty till women themselves shall be law-makers, and then they can legislate for and represeut their own interests. We cordially wel come the new worker to the Held of the Pacific Northwest, and look for her to do valiant work for the uause. "G. F. C's" lettor should' have re ceived attention sooner, but was inad vertently mislaid, and was not discov ered until this week, when our office was overhauled preparatory to enlarg ing the paper. The Threnologioal Journal furnished its rentiers with fine cuts and Interesting life sketches of Generals Garfield anil Arthur in the August number, aud have emlteM-ned their September issue with equally good portraits aud pen pictures of General Hancock and Mr. English. A letter from Mrs Charlotte Fowler Wells informs us that her brother, Mr. O S. Fowler, well known on the Pacific Co.ist, is again connected with the Jo'jrtml. Mr. L. N. F -wler will also return fr-im urne i" a short time and rej tin hi- brother ."mi ulster lu thelrtiew quarters, 753 llr-Mola-ay, New York. We are in r ere I pi of a novel entitled, To of thi- N-mir," by Col. Juau Lewis, of Philadelphia, author and pub lisher. This novel nriglually appeared as a serial lu the columns of Woman's Wordi, a monthly journal for women, edited by Mrs. Juau Lewis, with which the readers of the Nkw NoUTHWKSTare well acquainted. Toe novel before us Is in pamphlet form, ai d, at the low price of 15 oeuts, will have many thousands of readers. Printers and publishers are asked to note he fact that the proprietors of the Nmv Noktiiwest have for sale cheap a quantity of brevier aud nonpareil type, display type, caes, Irames, galleys, slugs, leads, news rules, ad. rules,' col umn rnles aud chaes, suitable for a 2S column pnper. The material Is used in getting, out this pper, and it Is read- B8TUEHBD TOTHE ATT AOS. defrautS . le UOCOOBti,utna SupremtfCwirt. Is resolved not to aub , m in to rotbry, atx! nw "fain ai- tacked ibe decree In the Greeawnod I roil rguinjr oewnN, tva thtHig'itl ey will, case. Hr appeal to lh vota 0fj trpl aoinMlmta with kwtuitic; n.'de Oregnn was beaid and responded to In " P holiest eatotieoa at tlte outer a cordial manner lat June. Ju.lres Kelly and Prim being rehakwl by m crushing defeat when tby soughl re eleotion to the position ihey had ils botiored ; and now, backed by this df elsiou or the voters, she I proceeding in a proper manner lo get the Infamous deoree reversed. A oorreepondent of the Salem StaUtmm, under date of August SSth, writes as 'ollor about Mrs. Cllne and her case: Thin spirited woman, detormjued to vindi cate Hi-mutory of lyr mother from the as persions cast upon her by Ibe tale decree of Kelly and Prim, ba commenced a suit iu equity, under section r7 In the equity eode, to "Impeach and set aside" that most shameful and outrait-otH decision, that did so much la the late election lo retire tboM two old con demned hulks to the bnneyard of political aud Judicial death. Phe slgnn her name to her complaint, aud means to be beard. Sbe has had her case prepared witti care, so ws to reach the .Supreme Ooart of the United .Stele by a writ of error, If need be, by mxklnc a direct attack upon thecontliallnallty of the Oreicn Supreme Onort, In Ibjt Its Judges were ap pointed, Inntead. ot elected; the question. In this shape, eomlni; within the scope of the Fourteenth Amendment, which provide "that no State shall deprive any perwiu or life, llb erty, or property, without dae prncem of law," and which reaches coustttuUous ai well as laws. It tt believed by many lawyers ttuit this point alone it decisive or ibe case, and must give her a new heirlng, which Is ber de mand. The complaint, however, makes two more llnts. One Is that Unmoral practices, fraud and undne'lnuuencc were exerted byaodapon the Conrt ; ami the other, that the decision was crossly contrary to the evidence and In direct violation of law, a 11 also acolDst public policy. In recant to this luller point, the Ilhsh Court or Tennessee once used the following sensible language: "It hi the highest duly of Courts to protect the villa of the aged, else II leave them without the rod and the staff of their support, their procrty, which enables them to secure those attentions which tbey mlght not otherwise obtain lrom humanity or natural affection." In this ea, (be old lady Greenwood had selected her daughter Mary, who was poor and broken up, and had a large family to upiort, to come upon her farm and live, and take care ot ber as long as she lived, willing her the bulk or her property; and Mary cared for her mother tenderly for three years (until her death), and would have done to if the old ludy hod lived twenty years. Yet this faithful daughter was ousted, and her mother declared Insane and Imbecile, by the fraudu lent practices el fnrlh lu the complaint. It wilt be strange If there can be found no re lief In equity from such wrongs. Tnls case will be a test. Mrs. Cllne is without means, but several gentlemen of wealth, with com mendable public spirit, have stepped forward and assured her that she shall have a heating here, and at Washington, too. If M'm. M. Kvarts or lien Ilutler can get Ii for her. There are several other eases that should be over hauled. Fraud mal wrong In high Charts; shoud uot be suffered togounrwbukf-d. IN THE FASHION JOURNALS. The Woman Suflrage question peue- tratea everywhere, and is dircussed by all classes of newspapers. The thought less butterflies of fashion are generally regarded as caring little for thesulfVagp, aud probsbly aie little concerned ; they are Imitators of style, aud are not inde pendently thoughtful. But the women who plan aud perfect the utmost count less forms of wear are possessed of genius, aud are necessarily quick-witted aud keen minded; tin ir eXierieuce in the busiuess world has shown them the disadvantages uuder which women live, aud led them to Investigate the causes, and their intelligence soon convinces them that their political Usabilities are at the bottom of their "inferiority." The "exclusively fashion Journals" are alive to the position of women, aud. while not openly battling for the suf frage because they do not desire the wrath of some of their weak-minded subscribers, always take or make oppor tunity to note the doings and move mettts of the Woman Sullragists. Iu the last Issue of Andrcwa' Iiazar, a jour nal so nearly given up to "the fashions" that one hardly expects to see anything solid In It, was this taragraph : The Woman Suffrage Associaltofl Is doing a good thins In stlrrlDg up the women of New ork Kute to attend school meetings and vote under the new law. The attempt was quite successful on Stolen Island, aud the State So ciety Is now going at the work of marshaling the women In the eleven thousand school dis tricts of the State, for service next October, to secure the selection ot such Assemblymen as they can rely on to give them complete fran- enlse. we are not at all certain that It will be found expedient for women to exercise all po litical rights eqnally with men; but It Is cer tainly best that the experiment ba rally tried, and. wherever the luw gives them the ballot. It Is best that they should accept It, tempora rily at least, and tlioj help solve the seriotts problem. The Woman's Journal suggests that the way to get the standard dollars Into circulation is to pay them to Congress men, who ordered their unlimited coin age. A few thousands of the dollars to each one would serve to forclOly re mind them Ibalsllver occupies consider able space, anil the Treasury would be slightly relieved from the demands on its storage capacity. A. widow In M-tcnn, Oa., sells anuu- ally $o00 worth of vegetables of her own raising from half an acre of ground; but her "unreconstructed" masculine neigh bors stand around and swear about the condition of the country, bewail the prosperity of the North, aud clamor for a "change" in the political complexion nl the administration, that they may get at the Trensury. Iu accordance with a request, we print in another column a short letter from Corvallis, but must admit that we fail to see its point. Hayes trppolnted the Marshal who has aroused our corre spondent's ire, aud we are not aware that he is a candidate for re-electlou. Thomas H. Brents was re-nominated for Delegate to Congress by the Repub licans of Washington Territory yester day afternoon. Irving Ballard was re nominated for Prosecuting Attorney of the Third Judicial District, aud N. H. Bloomfleld for tlie Second liLJricl. EDITORIAL OOEBBSPOSDEHOE. Aa we ai,e to rMVMW oar rul.r ;Mogs i'-n wert. m painfully real.i- h hi's endoavor bm i "u existence. Since lat we wrote yo, kindly read era, m mauy af.you are already aware, the Death Angel nas eutered the fokl of our dear ones and borne away uur loved and honored father to the PpHt home whitherward his face had u-en turned for three score yeeuYs and eleven. Tears Wind us as we write, and thoughts too thick for utterance come crowding for ward fore-spres-iou; as we vainly strive to form them into word3 ooruniemora tlve of the m-coud birth of his immortal spirit. When, one week ago, we penned the facto! his severo indisposition, we little thought that ere our words would meet the public eye his voice would be bushed in death, ami his dear eyes for ever hidden from the earthly gjgeof his surviving loved ones. But, like a shook of corn fully ripe, he his, beeu gathered home iu the autumn of u well spent life, anil his mauy descendants can only await, as he did, our appoiuted time, till our chauge. too, shall come. We peer into the hereafter as into a tel escope, ami s.-e for ourselves uot that which is, hut that which Is to be; and we see for him uiid the angel mother who has walked for nearly thirty years among the evergreen gardens of God a glut! reunion, which we, loo, shall Jolu In the eternal by-and-by. Invisible hands dry our tear-dimmed eyes and inarticulate voices breathe sweet words of comfort iuto our internal ears as we Kiuse and listen. "Yea, siitli the spirit; he rests from his labors, and his works do follow him." And it seems, oven now, as though he were saying agutn, as he has so often said by way of admonition in bygone years, "Con trive so to live that when death shall com e you may hear the welcome plaudit, 'Well done, thou good anil faithful ser vaut; enter thou Into the joy of thy Lord.'" Thry have made his honored body a grave ou the beautiful hillside overlooking the valley home that he loved. But the casket ouly is Ibere; the light that illumined it has been trans planted to the balmy shades of the De lectable Mountains lu his eternal home in the Summer Laud. " Iu that bright happy land afar. We'll find the loved, tbe lost; And naught nor bapplue shall mar When life's doll sea Is crossed. " We'll meet again when slot mis .we o'er. And ills of life are past; When partings rend the heart no more. We'll meet, we'll meet at last." True friend, loving husbautl, honored father, pure philanthropist, ball! and farewell ! We turn our weary feet from t . - ii . . j icciiuK-Muce, aim lane up once more our humble share in thegreatoon lllct of the age, the struggle fir Human Rights, In which thy great heart bore au uncessing Interest even unto the day of thy death. Kveu for thy dear sake will we silenec the voice of lamentation anil earry forward the bauiierof liberty, well knowing that, though goue before, thou art uot lost, nor hast thou ceased to remember the work of thy Idvetl oues, who N'hrhtly pilch their moving tents A day march nearer borne." May thy survivors live the life of the good and die the death of the righteous, and may their last bouts be like thine. We cannot write the promised letter from North Yamhill until uexl week, but we know wo shall be excused. Have patlenee, frieutls. God willing, we will soou get bsok into the regular grooves again. a. S. D. Portland, September 7, 1SS0. PE0M WASHINGTON TEBSIT0EY. Yakima Co , W. T , June 11. 1SS0. To Tim KoiroKor tkk Nkw Xokthwsst: l desire some information through your paper In regard to the status of women under the laws of Washington Territory. I wrile to you because, huv- ingseen one copy of the New Nouth- WBST, I find thai you are favorable to tbe cause of woman. First Is there any way by which a, married woman cau secure the rewards i of her owu labor outside of her home, as teaeiier, writer, seamstress, etc., and use, luvest aud hold the same for her own and children's benefit? If not bow uear to this self-eviUeutly jual and humane condition are the present ex isting laws of your State aud our Terri tory? I have jus come here from Kan sas. It is only one month since my arrival, ami I desire to know what my surroundings are here before I com mence the work which is allotted me to do. Second Is there a paper or journal devoted to the interests of woman pub- usuetl In Washington Territory, or auy newspaper favorable thereto? For years I have been more deeply In terested in women's work anil wages, their steady advancement in nil educa tional, intellectual, industrial and polit ical conditions, than anything else un der the sun ; and while I live I will labor, talk, write, as I have doue yea, will continue to feel and think ear nestly aud work fearlessly for the rights of all classes of Humanity. I have come here poor aud somewhat of an invalid. The necessitv is unonms lo commence rebuilding a wreaked life and fortuue. I am (jolntr to labor too to make the laws of Washington Territory, wheu it become a Stale, more humane. juster to woman, aud every way more perfect than any have been before. Though I cannot subscribe for your Journal now, I am glad that I can clasp hands with you, and bid you God speed In your work. G. F. E. The trial ol Kalloch, the murderer of Charles de Young, is being put offfrom time to time on one pretext or another, and It appears that through the sense less technicalities of "tho-Iaw" he will escape punishment for his crime PBOM OALITOBNIA Sax Jatfjf Angus! 34. I860, lo the HDrroa or THjtrjlew JfoOTHWTWT : I preen me tbe pefliljclans think they have datte for im effectually this time, lu not even itivlnft us "respectful ooti- ahierattoa&t.hut we are not deatl, but t'sin inr7Vea re no even asleep this time, f Iota I Da our self constituted rulers will need the. assistance of the loyal wonen again tn bind up the wounds I bey will luHlct on each other before they aeitli. which party is to father Itte sjll of olllrtt, for the ne,xt four years. To rtsd the jiapers, one wo Id tllluk there was not an honest man in tbe foiled S'ates. What must foreign nations tnltik of us? I suppose you exchange with the Mercury. If so, you saw that one of the Republicans clubs has invited the ladles to come up am sign the roll as members-giving as a reason that If they can get the ladies tn come, each one will probably bring a gentleman, and lu that way their meetings will be much belter attended than at present ; at least, they would "make up iu quality what they lacked in quantity." A gentleman state I that the Republicans first Intro duced the idea of ladies in political meetings, and claimed that they were friends of tl e Republican party, etc. When a recess was taken, all the ladles present signed the roll. The first ou the list was Mrs. J. L. York. 15. K. Duulap moved that the privileges of the rostrum be extended to the ladles, ami that some lady be invited to udtlress the meeting. Tiey had belter have sent representa tives to Cliieago who were wilting to be just, ami give to their wlt, mothers aud daughters a plank in the platform at leant recognizing them as persons, aud according u- the. same rights they do to the iguoruut negroes anil foreign ers, or eiee release us from taxation, as they do the Indians, who are not ter milled to vote, although In New York they tried to force the ballot on the In dians In order that tbeyeould tax them. If they could only have taxed them, it would have made them "persons." But taxation doesn't make women "per sons!" Such consistency ! In the Mercury at August 19th there appeared quite an editorial under the head of "Naturalized Citizens." It quoted from the Fourteenth Amend ment to the Constitution, "All persons born or naturalized in the United Slates, awl subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens thereof, and of the Slate in which they reside," claiming that this Amendment was opposed by the Democ racy and Ki-sed entirely by Republi cans. Now, I should think every Re publican In the Slate, or tbe United Stales, would Im ashamed lo either read or hear that Amendment read and theu deny the ballot to the women of Amer ica, and especially to the tax-paying women. "All persons!" Women, then are not "persons," even with tbe Re publican party, It seems. Then it quotes irom the fifteenth Amendment, which declares, "The right of the citizens of the United States to vote shall not bel denied or abridged by the United Slates, or any Slate." Some Republican friends lo not consider us ailizens. either. ! w,mt better treatment do we get from them than we get from tile other par ties, although they, like the Democrats, claiot that they are, "par excellence," me irleuus ot the women? Bull of these laws Were enacted by the Repub licans iu spile of the Democrats, anil the Meroury wlutls up by asking, "Who, then? Is lire friend of the naturalised cit izen?" We would like to know who, then, Is the friend of the women f Very eordially your friend, Knox GoouKicir. QUERIES FE0M ANOTHER Q TJAETEE SiLVEitTON-, Or., August 30, 1SS0. To thb Editor or thb Nkw Noktiiwost: I reatl last week, with much interest, A blraigbtforward Query" from North Yamhill correspondent, and Mrs. Dnniway'a spirited and characteristic reply. I also read the Coast IUnCe let ter; and to all of these I have more or less objection, which I hope you will be Ilbvrul' enough to giye me space to chronicle, at least lu part. To whom, as Deity, would any writer be reasona bly expected to refer when using the onpital II In the personal pronouns, He, His or Him? Is there auy other true God than the Christian's God, the Lord Jehovah? Arc uot all other gods false gods? Then, how cau Mrs. D. make it clear that "God is a creation of the in dividual's miutl which conceives Him, and is the product of his the individ ual's understanding?" How can she say that "religion did not origiuate with Christianity?" Does she essay to teach the women their "rights," aud yet Ignore the religlou of the Bible, which has brought to them the only freedom that they have ever yet en joyed? What religlou save Christian ity ever admitted that woman has a soul? "Fitzner," as lie grotesquely styles himself, calls the martyr Presi dent an Infidel, aud speaks of "Chris tian lwte." I am surprised at the X NoitTItWEST for printing such blas phemy. Y'ou need not exjwet to keep up its subscription list by attacking the religion or followers of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, nor permitting others to do so iu itscolumus. Thegods Isis, Thor, Prometheus, etc., were heathen gods, and the Christian or Jew ish Jehovah is the only true aud living God, nnd His Son, Christ Jesus, Is our Lord, the K1ug of Nations, before whom every knee shall bow aud every tongue shall confers. Let blasphemersaud un believers bewate, lest they depart for ever into everlasting fire, the smnke of whose torment eudureth forever. These words are not mlue, but God's, aud I hold them forth as a warning to the pa per that prints aud the people that be lieve iu the heresies of "Mental Free dom" and "Fitzner," and which I jud pained to see are at least tacitly en-i., ilorsed, since they are uot rebukalbyi. Mrs. Xiunl way herself. . ; Lsill A Curistian Without Hatkj FEOM-A 00BYALLIS LIBERAL. Corvallis, September 6, 1380. To mi Eiitok or thb Xsw Noirril west: The clamor of the masse is, honesty" before anything else. Do they acknowl edge through their voting that they are med of such principle? Here is au ex ample: Au United States Marshal, to make money and to make good his hypocritical pledge, came up here the other day to arrest a person of whom be had bought liquor only a short time ago by putting on tbe smiling face of tbe snake that seduced Eve. After he bad succeeded in his contemptible deed, and secured a few prejudice-influenced tools aud taken out the warrant, he of course .returned to take Into custody that per son, whom he had persuaded to saturate him without having tbe license for do ing so. Liberals, will you vole again for a President who puts and keeps such wretches in office 7 Kkdxax W. Fitoxek. NEWS JTEMS. . STATS AND TKXKITORIAU IIoues are in demand at Independ ence. Tbe Dalles public school was opened last Monday. A new irist mill on Soap Creek will soon be finished. A new fort will probably be built at Klamath next season. The gross valuation of property In Curry eouuty is $313,573. Oakland Aeademy will lie dedicated on Saturday, September 11th. The Puyallup (W. T.) hop-picking season will eommeuee to-day. Hay Is being put un in immense quantities by stoek meu iu Lake county. The bell for the new I'resbyterlati church at Jacksonville has been pur chased. The Jerome Prairie Aeademy JMt bo completed in time for a Full tsS'm of school. . Theeouutry north of Lewls'ton, Idaho, has been visited this season by graaa hoppers. J. J. Pnill, of Springfield, n mloslng. and his friends fear he is a vteiaaa of foul play. Mr. T. C. Powell and Miss Minnie Lock wood will teach the.Juueiiots pub lic school. " John Crowley, an ohl Pioneer of Polk eoutity, died ou the 30th ult. at tbe age of 70 yeurs. Tupper & Matteson's new ecal mine, about 12 miles from Heppner, s turn ing out well. The Assessor's returns sbi.w over $1,360,000 worth of taxable property iu Unlou eouuty. The Tacoma Ledger is an able expo nent of the agriculteral advantage of Washington Territory. Dr. Patterson, of Lane county, finds whites cheaper aud better hop-picker than Chinese or Indians. Larvfe numbers of hop picker from the O rami Ronde and Siletz reservations sire reaching Lane eouuty. Ex Senator Mitoheli hat done excel lent campaign service in Southern Oregon for the Republicans. Ashland College reopened last wlc with SO students. A full corps ot com petent teachers is Iu attendance. T,,e firm of Smith, Brasfield A Co.. of Harrisburg, has resumed business, hav ing compromised with creditors. Robert McDonald, a citizen of Mareh fleld and a resident of Coos county for iC yeurs, lied ou the 27th of August. The sixth annual fair of tbe Walla Walla County Agricultural Society will commence on Tuesday, the 2Ut iaet. The Republicans of Pieree ttoeotv. W. T., have nominated Miss Clara Me Carty for Superintendent of School The contract for building the tfaaeo IndeiieiHlenl Academy has beer - to W. E. Sylvester, whose bhl was j.S, 423 75. Tlie new lighthouse iu course f erec tion at Cape Henry will, when com pleted, lie iu six stories, with a bei: l of 155 feet. An accidental fire on Camas Prsirfo, Idaho, last week, destroyed much fcae iug ami iiay, Newton Bros, were die heaviest losers. A human skeleton was recently fymmi in a tree on Hood River, about fiftet feet above low water mark. It pitia bly lodged there during the June fre':c t. Studies were resumed in the As. -.?! public schools on Mooduy inornii 4 The teachers are Mies Ella Whipple. Miss Nellie Plummer and Miss JUtb e Brown. Coburg, Lane county, has raised tS . J00 to secure the passage of the narrow ttauge railroad through the town. It must lie Hniebed to that point by Jau uary 1st. E. F. Walker and J. R. WrlaUv. nr Jackson eouuty, have recently reserved machinery for the manufacture of o ghuni syrup and will soon oommeneo operations. Crops in the vicinity of Scio are turn. log out much better' than many fields which were considered al most worthless yielding from 25 to 90 bushels per acre. A Rebecca Dezree Lodp ized at Ashland 011 -August 31st, under the tiame of Hope Lodge, No. 14. Mem bers of the Jacksonville Lodge assisted in the ceremonies. Ditilel Waldo died at his roshlon-sn in Salem on Monday, at the age of 81 years. Ileeauie lo Oregon tn '43, and was widely known aud greatly re-pected. He was the father of Judge Waldo of the Su preme Court, Seuutor Waldo of Marlon county, and Mrs. David Logan. The vvamo .rims were nameu after him. About 40 of the calflsh received by J - B. Underwood, of Eugene, have died 'pi. .. . 1 . 1 . tc wnurc i3cu(i)"wii if, ue overieeulng There are about 60 left. The earn takmi there last Spring by Ed. McClaiinhar, - and several other gentlemen are doing ' finely. The Jiond is literally alive with the young, and in a few years there will be plenty of carp in our streams. MM Laloa Aokl, daughter of th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, of Japan, is at present a visitor at the Home or Oeneral Grant. The young lady Is finishing her education at a leading American college. A Washoe man was recentlv tried for stealing milk from a neighbor's cow at nigtii. riie Jury, after mature delibera tion, returned a verdict of "guilty of milking a cow in the first degree." A eewlue-gir.'sllbrarwhas been estab lished In New York by a benevolent lady. "It is Never Too Late to Mend," will probably be-the volume most In de- raaud,; ,1 o.-ti sjhMfc -mo.i ittt.i . e waVauiaflBaU-paperbegM- a farewell imtbe old vear.- "Those iu'crlh who Abyp - Pt P'- P "