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BRIGHAM YOUNG’S WIVES. No. 17 and Twenty-nine Others. Mary Ann, Lucy, Clnrn, Harriot. Eli Ellen, Susan, Jemima, Margaret, May, Emelina, Kina, Ann Eliza, Amelia, Etc., Etc. Who They Arc, How They JLlvc, nud What They l)o.’ A Glimpse at the Prophet’s Harem, From Our Own Correspondent. Omaha, Nob., Aug. 18,1873. It is not a little curious that Mrs. Ann Eliza Webb Young, wife No. 17 of Brigham Young, should have boon wholly unknown until hor di vorce suit brought hor to notice, Wo know of many Mrs. Youngs, but never hoard of Ann Eliza nntil quite lately. There is or was Mary Ann Angoll Young, Lucy Becker Body Young, Clara Becker Young, Harriot Cook Young, Lucy Bigelow Young, Mra. Twisa Young, Martha Barker Young, Harriot Barney Young, Eliza Burgess Young, Ellou Rockwood Young, Susan Bnivcly Young, Jemima Angoll Young, Margaret Alloy Young, Margaret Fierce Young, Mrs. Hampton Young, Mary. Bigelow Young, Emolino Froo Young, Eliza Roxy Snow Young, Zina Huntington Young, Amelia Part ridge Young, Augusta Cobb Young, Mrs. Smith Young, Clara Chase Young, Amelia Fol som Young, and one or two others; but nowhere do wo find sot down among tho wives of the Prophet, Soor, nud Rovolator, such a person as Ann Eliza Webb Young. Yot that sho is one of tho many wives of Brigham is certain ; and that bho should have escaped notice is by no means surprising, as who could keep tho tally of such a cloud of Mrs. Youngs ? Even tho Prophet is not to ho blamed for neglecting hor, —for what husband could divide his timo among twenty, or ovon ten, wives, so ns to make every one think she had hor full shore of attention ? Now that Brigham linn bought Ann Eliza with a cool $15,000, wo ought to inquire who TUB REST OF THE SIRS YODNOB are,— for, with such an example boforo thorn, it Ib hardly possible tho others will remain quiet, and Brigham will no doubt Boon have as many divorco-Biiita outored against him as thoro are indictments iu Now York against Bosa Tweed. First wo have Mary Ann Angoll Young, who is tbo first and legal wife of Brigham Young, and who Faults as NO. 1 in tho Prophet’s household. She does not live with Brigham, but occupies a separate house. She has five children : Joseph, Brigham, John, Alice, and Luna. Joseph, Brigham, and John aro said to bo tho smartest of Brigham’s chil dren. Allco is the wife of Hiram Clawaou, and Luna is also married to a Mormon gentleman. Mrs. Young No. 1 is a largo, lino-looking old lady, with gray hair, hazel eyes, and most digui tied mauuors. NO. X Lucy Docker Seely Young—is tho first plural wife of tho Prophet. Her first husband, Isaac Seely, by whom sho had two children, was a ilormon and a man oT dissipated habits. Sho oft her husband to bccomo a wife of the Prophet iu this world and a quoon in tho next. 3ho is o fat, good-natured littlo woman, with a fair face, brown hair, dark eyes,- and small features. She has a sou by tho Prophet, who is sailed Brigham Hobor Young. NO. 8— Dlara Docker Young—is a sister of Lucy, and laid to bo much more agreeable, intelligent, and n every wav superior to Mrs. Young No. 2. Sho b also short, thick-sot, quite good looking, aud i favorite of Brigham. Sho haa throe children. NO. 4 Harriot Cook Young—joined Brigham at Win ier-Quartors, on tho Missouri, aud, thoro being ao polygamy at that time, was sealed to tho Prophet. Sho is tall, has light hair, blue ovos, fair complexion, and a sharp nose. Shelias one son, Oscar, by the Prophet. KO. 6 Lucy Bigelow Young—is a lady-like person Mia a good talker. Bho 1b quite pretty, has blue Byes, brown hair, aquiline nose, ploaaant smile and affable manners. She drosses well, is lively, and loves society. Jt KO. C Mrs. Twiss Young—has no children ;is stout, low-sot, freckled, red-haired, and a good wife She does up tbo Prophet's linen. ko. 7 Martha Barker Young—is a quiet woman, with a quick temper; droepos well, but is not smart; is low-sot, and has black hair and eyes. ko. 8— Harriot Barney Young—is a tall, slender wom an. with hazel eyes, brown hair, and a pleasant mild face. In the world, she would be called handsome. She left her husband to become Brigham’s wife. She bad three children by her first husband, but has none by Brigham. ko. 9 Lhza Burgess Young—woo an English girl whom Brigham raised, her parents both dying at Nnuvoo, whore they bad immigrated from Manchester. Eliza lived seven years with Brig ham, and thou ho couldn’t spare her. ° no. 10— Lllon Bockwood I'onng—is a slender woman, with light hair, brown eyes, fair complexion, and quiet manners. Was the daughter of a Utah oflicial. She is delicate, loves needle work, and seldom sees Brigham. She has uo children. No. 11— Susan SniTcly Young—is an oldish woman, wuh dark complexion and hair and steel-gray eyes. Is very quiet, and has uo children. ko. 12- Jemima Augoll Young—is a sister of Mrs. ioung No. 1. She in old ami fat. Horfirsthus baud died out of the Church, so she wautod to be sealed to Brigham to make a sure thing of Heaven for hornolf. Brigham don’t poster her any. no. 13— Margaret Alloy Young—was a long-faced, mlld aouuionauced and smooth-mannered porHou with light hair ami eyes. She died some yearn ago; and loft two children. It is raid she died of melancholy, caused by the neglect of her hus band. * no. 14— Margaret Pierce Young—has a sharp noao, Uuo oyot', light hair, amt variable temper. Has aevor *l children, but the Prophot id said uotto care for her. NO. 15— Mrs. Xlnmpton Young—ls a fino woman, of no ble presence, with largo eyes, round features, dark masses of hair, and fair complexion. Was a widow before sho married Brigham, and hud six cliildren by Hampton, who died, and then Brigham seized no, sealed her. NO. 1G— Mary Bigelow Young—wan scaled to Brigham at •• Winter-Quarters,” ami camo to Utah with him. Boon afterwards she ran away, and wiiat became of her is not known. If livfng, sho will now no doubt turn up and claim her $15.0(10, no. 17— Emellno Froo—Hero is a conflict Irrepressible in its nature. Iwo bodies cannot occupy tho same space at tho same time, neither can two wives occupy tho same husband at the same time. According to my count, Emolino Froo is tho seventeenth wife of tho Prophot, but I sup pose wo must admit Ann Eliza’s claim to No. 17, “sea” Emolino, and “raise her ono.” Emolino is tall, graceful, mild and sweet ns a violet. Her hair curls naturally, and sho has beautiful eyes. The Prophet is very fond of this woman, and sometimes calls hov “tho joy of his heart.” NO. IB El ,z » ?*?,?, y Bnow—is a literary woman, and called “ Iho Hwcot Hingor of Israel.” Bho writes Church versos very well, and is fond of books, birds, ami flowers. In stature sho is rather small, Ims dark eyes, hair streaked with gray, and is quite ladylike, and dignlflod In hor manners. no. 18— Zina Huntington Jacobs—ls a line, largo wom an, well formed, and has light hair and eyes. Bho has throo children of hor own,and takes care of two others, tho orphans of a dead wife of Brigham. Hor first husband was Dr. Jacobs, who, it ia said, Young wont on a mission, and, while he was off, appropriated tho wife and chil dren. Jacobs was living not long ago in Cali fornia. no. 20— Amelia Partridge Young —ls a tall* dark oyod, dorlt-coraploxlonod, dark-haiiml woman, of moat omlnblo dlapoallion. ’ Slio wan a aorvnnt In JoaopU Bmilh’a, family. Amalia liaa four'children, and la dovotod to thorn. Sho la a good and Tory lovable woman.' , ■ ■ ■ no. ai— Angnata Cobb Young —la a handaomo lady, of rollnod manuota and dlgulllod addroa'a! Him formerly llyocl In Doatnn, but left her Ima band and n good homo to join Brigham. Hor daughter Charlotte was, a few yoara ago, said to bo tho handaomoat girl In Utah. Mra. Cobb In a aplritod woman, and ouoo In n huff loft Brigham and wont back to Boaton, whoro aim atayod two yoara, but dually returned to Dtali. llor ami, Jarnoa Cobb. a Tory amort young man, la alao a mormon, Ho como out from tho Eaaf. to bring away Ido mother ond olaton but “Tim band of God foil heavily upon him," and hohlmaolf bo c&mo.a devoted Mormon. ~ no. 22 Mrs Smith Youbg—is •an elderly lady, who loved and admired Brother Brigham, and, to please hor. ho Boalod hor to himself for time, and to Joseph A. Smith for eternity, Ho cares not a straw for hor. no. 23 Clara Chase Young—became a manlao. She Is said to have boon of a sensitive disposition and, when she saw Brigham lavish his affections on other women of tho harora, it drove hor mad. Brother Brig, was kind to hor. but could not re concile her to her twenty-third part of a hus band. Sho was small of stature, had dark liairnnd eyes, low forehead, and a melancholy faco. Sho had four children by tho Prophet, two of whom aro living, and are taken care of by Mrs. Hunt ington. . no. 24 Amelia Folsom Yomig-ia unit! to bo tho favor uo wife of tho Prophet, and tho oulv ono In tho whole hatch, except Ann Eliza, ho cannot man ago. She is young, tall, well-formed, with light hair and oyca, and hlurb and playa well. Bho is Pale and vindiotivo-looldug, and, it is said, gota violently angry and breaks things occasionally, aho loves dress, horses, society, sight-seeing, and is a woman born to shine wherever aho goes. lam told sho has “ brought old Brigham out” sinoo sho married him. Certain it is. ho drosses bettor, wears jewelry, and is inoro of n man of fashion than over before. Ihoy say sho almost made him go to tbo soa-shoro this season, and take her to tho exclusion of all tho other Mrs. Youngs. Only think what a sensation “Mr. and Mrs. Brigham Young, Salt Lake," would create at Long Branch or Capo May 1 People would hold tboir breath when they road such an entry on tho register. And then what a tlmo tho other twonty-nino Mrs. Youngs would havo at homo while tho fair Amelia and her lord woro off at Long Branch enjoying themselves. Wo venture to say Brigham will never go to the sea shore with ono wife, and leave tho twonty-uiuo others to pmc alone at homo. LOST PLEIADES. At tho time Amelia was married, it was given out that she was the twenty-ninth wifo; and, if this statement bo correct, wo can give no ac count of Nos. 25, 20, 27, and 28. Ono of tho missing Pleiades baa come to light in tho rofrao toiy Eliza Ann Webb Young, leaving only throe to bo accounted for, and, no doubt, if not dead, they will all turn up in duo time. Since Brig nam s marriage to Amelia, tho papers have mar ried him three times, which would give him thir ty-two wives In all, throe of whom ore dead, ono run away, and ono seceded,—leaving him a do mesticity of twouty-Bovou wives. If I am not correct, Brother Brigham can easily correct mo, and I know of no man in America from whom The TmnoNE would rather hear occasionally than Brigham Young. CURIOSITY OP THE SEX. Almost every Eastern woman who goes to Salt Lake nearly breaks her neck to llnd out how raauy wives tho Prophet has, and how they all live. Generally, tho information thoy obtain is very meagre, for Brigham Young is not commu nicative, and his harem Is a sealed book to tho outside world. Oulv Mrs. Wnito, Mrs. Stou houso, and ono other havo boon able to got a glimpse of life ip tho “ Lion House.” Of tho ladies I havo named, twenty live, or did live a short time ago, in tho Prophet’s Block, or Harem. It consists of a throo-storiod building, of Gothic stylo, and cost over SOO,OOO. Such a | building in Chicago would cost $00,000; so it is a very fine residence for a private gentleman. It has forty-eight apartments, including collar, nantry, hulls, servants’ rooms, dining-room, kitchen, sleeping and sitting-rooms, and parlor. drioiiam’s noAnniNO-HousE. Eraolino occupies room No. 2. and has a draw ing-room attached, with a little hall leading to the Prophet’s private olllco. Sho was once in No. 4; but, os Brigham had to pass other wives’ doors in visiting her, it excited remark and jeal ousy ; so he had her removed to No. 2, whore jho could pet and caress him all the day, and tho other wives would thluk bo was hard at work In his office, i Mrs. Cobb lived in room No. 8, but now re sides in a cottage. No. 4, furnished with bedstead, stand, mirror, oak chairs, rod and white curtains, tables, car pet, wardrobe, and bureau, was poor Clara Chase the maniac’s room. No. G is whore, Clara Docker lives. It has damask curtains, Venetian bllmla, a beautifully carved bedstead, an oil-paintingof Brigham, and other things in keeping. No. C 1s Lucy Docker’s room, and is plainly furnished with rag carpet, oak chairs, wardrobe, cupboard, bedstead, acl mirror. No. 9 Emily Partridge lodges, and la a very plain but comfortable apartment. No. 10 was Aunt Fanny Murray’s room, —& widowed sister of Brigham. Sho is now de ceased. No. 29 is Twins’ room. It is in tho third story, and has carpet, oak chairs, common bedstead, toilet-stand, small mirror, and white, crisp mus lin curtains at tho windows. No. 32 is Mrs. Hampton’s ; No. 83, Harriet Cook’s ; No. 85, Eliza Snow’s ; No. 37, Margaret Pierce’s; No. 30, Harriet Barney’s; No. 40, Eliza Burgess’; No. 41, Harriot Seely’s. In No. 42, Miss Charlotte Cobb, tho pretty daughter of Mrs. Cebb, lived. No. 43 is Zma D. Hunting ton’s ; No. 44, Martha Barker’s ; No. 47. Ellon Itookwood’s ; No. 48, Susan Snivoly’s. Noo, 30, 40, and 42 at last accounts woro vacant; ho Brigham has lodging room for a fow more, if tho ladies are inclined division op LAimn. What do tho women do ? Well, they do every thing they can to pass away tho time, and Brig hanrs household is not a place of idleness. Emolino sings and plays; lloxy Snow writes poems; Zina Huntington takes oaro of children and amuses them; Twins washes and sows; Eraolino Free takes oaro of her children, of whom she has or had eight; Ellen Jlockwood works embroidery; others spin, some still weave, others sow, road novels,.and sloop. On rising in tho morning, each wife cleans up her own room, dresses her children, and pre pares for breakfast. At tho ringing of tho boll, tbo whole family assemble in tho parlor, and wing together; Young prays fervently • and they go to broakfaat. Formerly tho Prophet ato with.his wives,—they and their children being ranged along the table in tho great dining-hall; but now Brigham breakfasts alone, his morning meal consisting often of only some broad, butter, and a cup of milk. FUTURE PROSPECTS. Tho wives are generally well-dressed, neat, and tidy. They work hard at something, and, their minds being occupied, they are less liable to be come discontented and unhappy. Tho women are infatuated with their religion, and live rather for tho world to come than this ono. Brigham promises they shall all bo queens in eternity, and, as each woman is to bo queen, world with out end, over her own offspring, it behooves her to havo as many children as possible while in tho Gosh and on earth. Those who have no children wo in rather a bad fix, but Brigham says they shall not bo wholly overlooked in tho next world, if they bobavo well and help toko caro of chil dren while In this one. Brigham has a school for bis children, and they ore taught English, French, music, and dancing. A SPIRITED OCCASION. Many amusing incidents in tho lives of Brig ham’s wives might bo related,'-but this loiter is already too long to make room for any but tho following: Ono evening, Amelia had a lady friend to tea with her, and tho favorite wife be haved quite naughtily to Brigham. After tho tray was removed, they remained at table eating nuts and confections. Amelia llnow her hulls across tho room and out of an opposite window. Her husband, annoyed at this, finally said, “Amelia, dour, don't do that; put your shells by your plate.” “ I shan’t do it,” re plied Amelia; “ I'll throw them whore I please,” Young for a time was silent, but, becoming terri bly annoyed, again sold, “ Please, Amelia, I wish you wouldn’t do that any more.” “I don’t caro ” said tho pretty Amelia, pettishly; “ I’ll throw ray shells whore I please, and I’U do as I please and you may help yourselfand. pulling the sleeve of her visitor, sho said aloud, “ Como, let us go up stairs, and leave him hero to qrunl il nut ' In Brigham Yonng’s house, on tho third story, in room No. BJ, lives, or did live, a Mra. Weston, Who sho is, or what sho is. no ono can or will toll. Bho may bo one of Brigham's many wives, hut neither Mrs. Btonhouso nor Mrs. Waite knows anything about horj and, if tho; oau’t toll, who can ? Brigham Young Is really ono of tho most re markable men of modern times, and, if ho had lot polygamy alone, or would put it away yot, Ammloa would ho proud of him. and dolight to houor him. Aauon Ahout. THE CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE: SUNDAY, AtJGtST 24, 18V&. PENIKESE. Professor Agassiz's Island, Tho Anderson School of Natural History. Description of llio Island—Tlio Buildings —Course of Study—Professors ami Students, Special Corrttmndenc* gf The Chicago a'rlbune, I’knikesb, Mnaa., Aug. s, 1873. Two weeks ago there was not one pernon in flvo hundred in Chicago who know whoro Poni koso Island was situated, or how to got there when tho locality was known; and yet every few days the papers have accounts of donations and work at tho island. Tho correspondent of The Tbiddnb loft Chicago tho Ist of July to visit tho Island, with tho acourato knowledge of tho placo that it was on tho tho Atlantic coast. After paying a visit to tho Smithsonian Institu tion, whoro they aro supposed to know everything, and getting no bettor ideas whoro tho places was, I wont to tho Coast-Sur vey office, and tho information received was, they did not know any such place. Quito dis heartened at such success, Philadelphia appear ed as tho next place to opply for information ; but they know loss there than at Washington. With equal success in numerous cities, I arrived at Salem, Mass., anti received tho necessary in formation as how to got to tho island, and the prayers of tho writer wore duly thankful that night. Starting In an early train for Now Bedford, I arrived there in tho morning, and, on inquiry, found tho Parker House was tho head quarters of the visitors to tho island. Tho boat on which you start for tho island runs but twice a week,—on Wednesdays and Saturdays,— and connects with a boat from tho island, as it runs within a couple of miles of tho place, Mr. Robert Slack, the arcliitoot of tho build ings on tho island, asked mo to accompany him in his yacht to tho island ; which invitation was gratefully accepted. Tho day was very pleasant; and a good broozo, added to which Was a good stock of eatables (wboro tho drinkablos oamo from In this State— Massachusetts—ia a mystery), made tho trip very ploaaant as long as thoro was no occasion to food tho fishes. About noon tho boat drew alongside of tho wharf, and tho island was at last behold by tho oyos of tho poor quill-driver. To aay Ponikoso Island ia lovely, or a beautiful summer-resort, is entirely false, as thoro is not a hush on tho island over 3 foot high, and very few at that. TUB ISLAND. u ThO island ia a barren, rocky place, with email bills. It was kept lively in former years by tho original inhabitants, of which thoro aro enough iii *r"th° gulls, who keep tho air incessantly llllod with thoir Bcroam uud family quarrels • and would mako a good placo for a Chicago dl vorco-lawyor,—tho only things raised in tho place being a fow potatooa, and a lino crop of gulls, who occftflionally lose thoir dinner from sea-sickness, and in that way may have given tho immo Puko Island to tho placo, which it is sometimes known by. Puuo Island is another name applied to the placo. Tim extent of tho island is about 100 acrea. It Is entirely rocks, with little noil over them and is rather desolate. Tim tide is not of groat ox tout, but affords numerous fine opportunities for tho collection of merino apocimops and tho study of marine life. Tho placo' is cool, and al ways has a lino brcoz.o, and is endurable during tho summer, but rather out of tho quostioii in 'vmtor. it in tho moat southwestern of tho Elizabeth Islands, and somo 10 miles from tho town of Now Bedford; and, of course, that town iuts on numerous airs that it is so honored by having Agassiz’s school near it. MU. ANDERSON’S GIFT. . In this island and school uno of tho wishes r Agassiz’s life has been anticipated. At tho mniug, which took placo Tuesday, April 22, tho on. 'William Girod, Mr. Andorsou’s legal ad visor. road tho deed by which tho island, tho buildings, and furniture were given to tho school. Tho grantees named aro Louis Agassiz Alexander E. It. Agassiz (his son), Thomas G. Cary, Martin Brimmer, Theodore Lyman, and thoir successors, ua Trustees of a Normal School for teachers and students of Natural History. With tho island Mr. Anderson gives $30,000 to tho school. Tho deed appoints Prof. Agassiz President of tho Board of Trustees and Direc tor of tho school, with tho authority to apnoiut teachers and lecturers, and mark out tho course of study; and tho authority is in vested in him solely. Mr. Cary was appointed Treasurer. Air. Anderson reserves tho right to reside on a promontory, of some 10 acres m ex tent, at the eastern end of tho island; also, tho right to appoint additional Trustees; and tho deed proscribes that five Trustees shall always bo residents of Massachusetts, and ono of Now York City. Tho Trustees aro authorized to ox poud a portion of tho fund, $50,000, in tho erec tion of necessary buildings for students and professors. Tho specimens that aro required for teaching will bo brought from Cambridge, as it is tho in tention of tho donor to inako this school tho educational part of tho Museum at Cambridge ; and tho Trustcooa may mako tho school tho ex clusive place of instruction in Natural History in connection witli Harvard College, while its business mutters aro kept distinct and separate from tbo College, Prof. Agassiz had long thought of establish ing a school at Nantucket. Mr. Anderson casually read in a newspaper a report on tho Professor’s appeal to tho General Court of Mas sachusetts for an additional appropriation for the Museum at Cambridge, In which ap plication tho Professor incidentally al luded to a partially-formed purpose to establish a school at Nantucket, where natural history could bo studied, especially in its marine phases, directly from observation, and not from books. Mr. Anderson is reported to have said • “Pouikcso is a bettor placo than Nantucket, and I will give it to Agassiz.” Ho was as good as his word, and in a fow hours two goutlomon wore on thoir way to Cambridge, and, when Prof. Agassiz was,informed by tho gentlemen of tho object of their visit, ho accepted tho gift. Tho Professor saw numerous diillcultlos in kooping tho school running ; but Mr. Anderson conquered his scruples and gloom by tbo present of $60,000; and tbo success of tho school is now probably secure, ami it will bo a school that boa no equal. Tho Professor, in honor of tho kind donor, named it tho Anderson School of Natural History. THE BUIUHNOfI, Tlio only buildings on the island when lalcon possess on of by Prof. Aga»siz wore the house of Mr. Anderson, and the barn,—the house con taining some sixteen rooms, and being quite a comfortable one. Agassiz and family, with some of the other Professors, took possession of the place, and are pretty comfortably situated. Iho barn, which is a good-sized building, is now turned into a dining-room, and is a very good one, provided one is not “ squeamish “ whore ho oats. None of tho inhabitants seem to ho troubled that way, 'lho buildings that are being built are roomy and comfortable, ami aro constructed with a view tuconfortniul health. The architect, Mr. Itobort Black, of Poston, is pushing tho work along as fast as can bo done with tho limited accommoda tions for tho workmen, • Tho now buildings aro two stories in height, and in tho shape of a letter ? I '.!h n V l ,lbl } U<Ul, b’ B Mug WO foot in length by 25 foot in width on tho tlrst lloor. Thoro will bo thirty aquaria in each building for tho uso of students, so that each ono will have a separate‘tank for tho study of marine life. Tho facility with whiolr thoy l >o b kept fresh is unsurpassed. Besides tho aquaria, thoro will ho tables for work, dissection, ami study, Tho upper stories will bo devoted to bod-rooraa for tho students, each building containing thirty giving rooms about 8 feet by 12,—1h0 rooms having shelves and hooks for wardrobes, Tho hall connecting will bo used for locturo room, which will give a largo and airy room, and ailow tho Professors to “ spread ” themselves, and will bo furnished with black-boards, oto! Tho laboratories will bo In tho mam building and at hand for each student while studying at hlß.taulo, Tho buildings aro partially com pleted at prosout, and ono ball In used for Bleep ing and study purposes at present. Tho wholo will bo flulßhod by fall, Thoro Is no insurance on tho buildings } but thoy have numerous small hand-pumps, and tho students aro all instructed in tho uso of thorn, and aro expected to uuo thorn whou necessary. , , DONATION.!. Tho donations so far have boon oa follows: .. ■l**° l luluud of Pouikoso, and tho buildings ou tho Island, from Mr. Anderson. Tho yacht Sprite, echoouor-rlggod, and fur- nishod up very finely for doop-soa dredgings, from Mr. Gallop. ■ ° 5 ' Fifty thousand dollars from Mr. Anderson, to Put up now buildings and carry on tho school, i'ho donations, though not muncrous in tho way of roonoyand faollltioa In furnishing the school, have boon largo and liberal; but more are needed. Tho donations in tho way of in struction and brain-labor have boon more than grand. Mon who uso their time and strength in leaching thoro, and without recompense, need, and should havo, tho highest proiso. TUB ntOFKSROnS. The Professors at present are nearly an fol lows t Prof. Agassiz, who Is tho principal or head man of tho school: Prof. D. G. Wilcox, lecturer on Comparative Anatomy, Cornell Uni versity 5 Prof. E. 8. Packard, toaouor of Ento molgy, Halora, Mass.; Prof. 13. Vatorhouse Haw kins, lecturer ou Anatomy, Crystal Palaco, Loudon. Prof. Gnozot has boon deliver ing lectures on Physical Geography. Dr. Brown-Soquard, when ho returns from Europe, will commence his lectures on Physiology ; ho has sent numerous poor animals to tho island, and will docapilato thorn, and boo them wink tboir eyes and wag thoir tails eomo throe hours or more after they are spoiled for residence on this earth. Prof. E. Bioknoll will instruct tho class In Microscopy. Paul Hooter is tho Artist, from tho Cambridge Museum. X)r. Hagen has gone abroad to procure a collection of insects for tbo study of Entomology in tho school. Connt Pourtalos, of tbo United States Coast- Survoy, has charge of tho yacht Sprite, which is used mostly for doop-soa dredgings. THE YACHT is GO foot long, 18 foot wide, draws 0 foot of orator, and measures 42.10 tons. Sho was built by Porlor Koon, at Duxbnry, in tho summer of 1868, and is supplied with water-tanks, ioo rooms, and various lockers, and is woli fitted for a long cruise. Sho has two fine state-rooms and nine norths. So tho students havo many oppor tunities to study marine lifo. THE OODH9E OP STUDY. A few weeks before the school was opened, Prof. Agassiz sent to all tho appllcanta ns students In the school a letter, a copy of which is given below: In attempting to organize a School of Natural His tory upon an entirely now plan, I assume a grave re sponsibility, which must. In a measure, bo shared by those who Book Instruction there. To avoid dlsap polntment, I feel It my duty to aay what I propone to do, that those who may not like my course should be able in lime to give up tbolr Intention of placing them ftolvoa undormydlroctlou. Ills proper, also to add, that the applications fot admission are very numer ous, and exceed so much tbo accommodation of the place as to embarrass mo greatly. I must make hard work a condition of continued connection with the school, and I doslro particularly to Impress it on the applicants for admission that I’eulkcso Island ia not to bo regarded os a place of summer-resort for relaxa tion. ido not propose to give much instruction In matters which may bo learned from books; nor do I wish books tobo read during the summer-session of the school ou rotflkeso Island. I want, on the contrary, to prepare those who shall attend to observe/or themselves, that they may hereafter be able to make the most of their opportunities for study in nature, in whatever part of the country they may reside, as there are hard ly two adjoining school-districts In which the same ob jects may bo collected for examination. no »PW»r to mony a weary process to sit for hours before a specimen without any but a very ral 1 2 roc n 0 . 1 ; ® h “‘ lo d ° wltk “• 1 would, there “o/dl Urnse who wish only to bo taught Natu ln * ho Jn which it is generally taught. &uSs” , ad.Sr Up lh ° lr tal,mtto “ Jolulug My plan wIU further Imply the obligation, on the port of all present, of making special collections to carry homo and use as a basis for teaching othero, in the same way I propose to teach myself, with the as sistance of many of my sclcntlflo friends. My object In adopting this course Is, not only to giro what I consider to bo (ho best instruction, but also to teachers' 7 toacbiufJ *bould bo conducted by competent Tbo school, when aoon by tho writer, was ono of groat interest. In tho rooms, students wore busy with microscopes and diauocting-knivos. working away at their studios. STUDENTS. Tboro are no rules governing tho students av Iho school, only tho ono rule of socioty requiring thorn to bchavo and act as ladies and gentlemen. Some may ,not like tho idea of ladies being in tho samo school; but those who think that ladies will attract tho attention of gentlemen from their studios need have no further alarm, for a private hint was sivon to tho reporter that tho ladies wore all obliged to send thoir photographs to tho Professors with thoir applications, mid those who wore less likoly to attract attention by thoir beauty wore chosen. Tho Professors should receive a modal for thoir choice. The school now numbers some seventeen ladies and thirty-six gentlemen. Tho list of Ihoßo 'prosont at tho opening of tho school is given below: „ LADIES, JUfls Mary B. White, Principal of Training School, Now Bedford; Mho Sarah B. Smith, Ghauncoy Ball t nv?*?! 1 Vr a l? u , : Mis ® °- Ireland, toucher, Boston ; v *i9) maD » Norma! Collogo for Girls, Now York City: MlsaS. K. Cook, Packer Oollcglato lubll tutc, Brooklyn, N. Y.; Miss Amlo 15. Johnson, Brooks Seminary, loughkeepaio, N. Y.,a preparatory school for Vassar College; Mary E. boaman, High School, BJnghamton, N, Y.: Mrs. B. D. Straight, South Mls sourt State Normal School, Warronsburg.-Mo.; Marlon B. Johonnot, South Missouri Stale Normal School Mammsburg, Mo.: Miss W. D. Hagar, Miss J. M. Hanson, Miss Blmlra Bayes, hllss Clara Pike, Miss Ye! a I cl.!, Mrs. V. Bums, kiss Emma Dlckorman. and Miss Julia Wood. iwmuiuuu, Prof. E. A. Gantman, Decatur, HI.; T. G. Scott. Cambridge; o. Whitman, eub-raaater In tho English High School, Boa&m; Solon 1\ Whitney, teacher in Cambridge High School; Charles 0 Minot,Boston; Ernestlngorfioll, Oambrldgo; Frank wniy? U x? I>or ' lpol “• I J * Walter I'cwkos, WalpoJo, Maas.; Wm. D, Scott, Westfield, Main.: Waller laxon. Cambridge; Samuel W. Gorman, Com bridgo: Churjcs E. Hall, of the State Museum of hnturaj History. Albany, N. Y.; William O. Crosby, Georgetown, Colorado; Charles P. Adams, East Brookl field, Mass.; A. 0. Ajigar, Normal School, Tronton, -}• J * 5 W. A. Bradshaw, Jaraoalown, N. Y.; A. H. K Blood, Boston; James Dike, Bath, Me.; Silos W. Halo, Principal Milford High School; Prof. 11. U. Straight, South Missouri Normal School, Warrona burg. Mo. I David 8. Jordan, Lombard University, Oalosbury, 111.; l»rof; A. B. Miller, Pittsfield, Mass. I nomas i, Morse, Urbaua University, Ohio; Winfred A. Stearns, of Amherst College ; E. 0. Crosby, Prin cipal of Grammar School, Kansoa City. Mo • T 11 Slowcll, Elliot Whipple, Jl. B. Warden, Alexander m! Wood, W, It. Brooks, O. 11. Fernald, and 0, Stebblua, Tho number of students for this year was lim ited to fifty, and tho Professor has boon obliged to refuse admittance to numerous applicants, the object being to make a normal school for teachers, and preference being given to thoao who are such, as tho best moans of securing tho distribution of knowledge to others, and of starting a now movement for tho study of Nat ural History by observation, and not dependence on books. MANAGEMENT. Under tho management of Dr. W. Nichols, Treasurer, the school is getting under a system atic management. If a student wishes any thing. ho or she writes on a small slip of paper his or her name and wauls, and hands it to the Treasurer, who ottonds to it, aud thus saves time and trouulo. Tho culinary department is under charge of a cook (and a good one), and all his wants are written out. and sent to the Doctor, So with everything on tho island; all poos by system, and sometimes, at present, there is too much of tho thing; but, later, it will bo bolter arranged. Tho students can leave tho island when they wish; but very few avail themselves of the liber ty. I’ho cost of living there wUI not exceed $lO a week, if it comes to that; but it has not yet been determined what tho exact charges will bo. The arrangements for telegraphy, pouting, and conveyance are all systematically arranged, but would require much space to give tho details. Every information concerning the school can bo had by addressing Dr. W. Nichols, Now Bed ford, Mass., care of tho Anderson School of Natural History. In another year tho school will probably bo a complete imcceas, and will bo tho fluoat school uf the kiud in the world. Eossil A i'apor-Stonling Dos’* Certain newspaper subscribers in Oakland, Crtl., have suffered for more than a month past from tho myatorioua disappearance of their morning Journals, and tho raids became so regu lar. general, and succossful that positive action in tho matter bocamo a necessity. A mooting of tho residents in tho locality was hold, and it was agreed to oraploy a watchman to arrest tho thief Uay after day passed, tho papers still disap peared, and tho thief remained undiscovered, file watchman claimed that tho carrier failed to loavo Ida papers at tho doors of Ids subscrib ers. Tho movements of tbo carrier wore then closely shadowed, but this only resulted in prov ing that tho papers wore delivered regularly. Tho idea of being thwarted in tho attempt to capture tho author of tho mischief added to tho fury of tho subscribers.. They finally decided to watch and wait themselves, and it was occord ingly agreed that a guard, armed with a Itomiug tou rifio, should ho appointed for duty each morning. After many tedious hours of investi gation and anxiety, early on Tuesday morning a King Charles spaniel was observed to walk up cautiously and remove ouo of tho cherished papers. This action was repeated systematically liouuo by house, several times before tho guards followed their victim to his place of refuge. Near tho foot of Washington street, behind a largo pile of rubbish, was found tho receptacle sought for. It was horo that tho dog was soon to plant his Journals. Tho earth around tho piio was subsequently turned up, and revealed fully 101) of the stolon papers,. XTofound astonish ment prevailed. “Toby," aftorwurdsascortainod to bo tho dog’s name, was seized, and his days pro numbered. Since his capture papers have been received regularly, and peace and content ment reign in the neighborhood. PENNSYLVANIA, Tho Qntot Vlilnpro of Milford—A Komnuco nnd tt Tragedy. Soarolilng for Shawmut—Exporlonoos with a Slalion-Agcnt and Baggago-Maslor. Corremndcnee <\f The Chicago Tribune, Mii.fouu, Pa., August, 1873, Are you tlrod of tho city,—of tho ceaseless rumbling of wheels over tho atono pavements, of tho shout of tho milkman, tho cry of tho strawborry-mau, tbo ornngo-man, tho plnoapplo man, ending with tho hoarse call of tho rag man? Has tho army of newsboys, with thoir waving banners, become a tirosomo pageant? Do you no longer delight iu tbo scream of whis tles and tho clang of bolls,-iu tho olornol up roar of busy life ? If so, COME TO MILFORD. Stop at tho Port Jervis station on tho Erie Hallway, from which point a stogo-coach wiU bring you 8 miles to this quiot village of tho oldon time ; whoro, from tho rising of tho sun to tho going down of tho same, you will not hoar a sound of busy Ilfo. Tho village wos finished long ago, and pooplo como hero now to rout and havo quiot. Milford is on tho west bank of tho Delaware. Bawkill and Vandomark Crooks border it on two aidoa. In those crooks tbo apccklod trout abound in tho early season, and ovon now aro quite nu merous. mila and mountains guard the village on all sldoß, ond overshadow its groon vales and bright streams. Olimb anyliill or height hereabouts, and which, over way you look, BEAUTIFUL LANDSCAPES GLADDEN YOUB BIGHT. Springs of pure water abound everywhere, in viting you to drink and bo refreshed. Along the banks of the Sawkill you can wan der for miles beneath the shade of maples and pines, and, when weary, you can rest “by the waysidoon a mossy stone,” and listen, to the rippling song of the water, answered by tho blither carol of tho birds.' There are several very good hotels hero,—tho. best one being kept by a lady, Miss Dirnich ; and many of tho private houses “ receive guests ” during tho summer—for a considoro tion. But, alas that I should have it to record of so peaceful a village, thoro are also a groat many “saloons,” and a frightful amount of drinking. Tho prettiest place in town—a cottage with lovely grounds, ornamented with trees, shrubs, flowers, statuary, and fountains—was, only a few years since, the homo of J A FAltt LADT WHO GOT DRUNK. (Ugh I how ugly Jt sounds!) Lietomng to a re cital of tho caao from an old lady resident, I was deeply interested. • Woman-like, sbe began at tbo boginning, giving mo the whole story.—at hrst a romance,—later a tragedy. Thin is tbo atorv condensed t A splendid young man fell m IQVo-(>riiy /pH ! Why not ollmhod, or Boarod !) with tho daughter of a oilizon in mod erate ciroumaloncoß. Said oitizon did not admiro iuo daughter's suitor., and forbado her ro coivlug Tiis Tißlta. Shortly after thia cruol mandate had gone forth, tho lover heboid tbo maiden standing by her father’s gate, weep ing, and, learning the cause of her grief, ho of fered her bis arm, and they wont forthwith to tho magistrate's and wore married. Tho young man made money, and tho simplevillago maiden flour ished as a woman of fashion in New York and elsewhere. Her husband built this pretty cottage for her to summer in, surrounding her with all tho luxuries that money could buy. But, in the midst of it all, with a half-grown son and aboau tiful young daughter, she wont down to a drunk “J* n 0 ; -‘„ AI VL bor towbaud,” I oakod, “did Ho drink?” “ Yea, of oourao ; ho drauk and gambled too." Why "of oourao ?" ci . , . Renovo, Pa., August. 1873, it .® a 3? hRTO iutorvenod since I began «u» letter,—daya snout in looking for Sbawmut. Heretofore I havo laughed at my husband be cause of his devotion to “ llailroad Guidos," for it seemed to mo so much easier just to ask a conductor or ticket agent than to search out the dork and mysterious windings of railroads in a for d °* ■ rhoroforo » withou fc foar, I started BnAWMUT, where good fishing-grounds ami good board can be found, My sister Jauo and I havo four bovs ranging in ago from 12 to 2U j thoroforo, cook fishing and good board in a locality where liquor-selling and drinking aro not tbo ono busi ness of the people aoomod doairablo. Leaving Milford an Monday morning, I de cided to go woat to Elmira, then south to Will iamsport, unless meanwhile some wise conduc tor advised mo to the contrary. At Binghamton. Judge . an old friend. came on board, and journeyed with mo os far as Elmira, I asked the Judge if it was bin opinion '“at m r most direct route to Shawmut was via wilhamsport? “Shawmut! where’s that?*’ “ Why, somewhere in Elk County.” “Oh yes near Ridgeway, by Williamsport is no doubt mosi direct; but what takes you to that wild region ?” “Good fishing and hunting for our boys. “Ah yea; but don’t you think ' TUE KATTLE-BNAKES an objection ?—they are very numerous through all that region and I wouldn’t dare fish there, and tho Judge gave his shoulders a significant shrug. ■ J‘ Good fishing and good board,” with plenty of rattlesnakes / What an ugly addition I thought. 1 Wo loft Elmira at 5 o’clock next morning bo ng due at Williamsport at 9. four hours before breakfast. What a miserable prospect I Wo wore too hungry to sloop, and too sloopy to en joy tho Bcouoiy, and a cold, drizzling rain com pleted our wretchedness. However, in time there comes on end to everything but time, and at last wo reached Williamsport. Rushing to tho tickot-onico, I asked, ‘‘Can you toll mo where Shawmut is ?” “ Yes, it is on tho direct route to Erie. “When does tho next train go west?” “At 2:40. 01 dear! what a long time to wait,” But wo havo plenty of time for breakfast there’s comfort in that thought. At tho Hen drick House wo found a good breakfast and pleasant waiting-rooms, and in ample timo (for 1 can’t boar to bo late and in a flurry) returned to tho station, and, when tho magio little door opened, I began the following couvorsotion with tho agent: “Please give mo two tickets to Shawmut-” “ oan’t bell tickets to siiawmut by this train : don’t stop there." “ When does tho next train leave for Erie ?’’ “At 8-4U ” “ Does that stop at dhawmut?" “No ; I tell you no train loaves here for Shawmut" (vorv crossly and with a soowl). “Well, sir I know you think mo very stupid (‘ldo,’ ho said, with an emphatic downward Jerk of tho head) • but will you bo kind enough to explain to mo, if Siiawmut is a station on tho road to Erie, and no train leaving hero stops there, how I am to got there from this point?" The man looked amazed at my intense stupidity, and, had ho not boon so cross, ho would no doubt have looked amused also, as he onaworod curtly, “ Why. take a train to Emporium or somewhere else and from there lake a way-train to Bhawmut |” • NOT DARING to ask why no way-tralu loft Williamsport, I mado baste to got two tickets to Emporium, and thou looked for my baggage. Every gate was locked, aud every passage-way barred. I never saw so much “red tape” at a railroad station before. Through tho bars of an iron gate I asked of a colored porter, “ Whore shall I find my luggage aud got it rochookod for Em porium?" Ho directed mo near by, aud, look ing up overtho closed door, X saw, “ Hhow your ticket," etc. Leaving Fred with tickets mid ohooks, standing ready to bo first served when tho door should open, I retired to tho ladies’ waiting-room. Five, ten minutes passed, and no Fred. Then tho ono-armod man witii tho marvolous lungs called In at tho door of tho ladies’ room, “All aboard going wostl" Yet still no Fred with tho cheeks. Finally, at tho last moment, ho camo to mo with a melancholy vlsogo, saying, “That's tho MEANEST lUGOAOE-MASTER 1 I asked him to change my checks, ami ho told mo to wait, and shut the door in my face, aud X’vo waited all tills tirao for him to open it." “Iloro," I said, “give mo tho chocks, ond oomo oloso after." Bo I walked down tho plat form, calling out in complaining tones, “ iloro aro ray tickets to Emporium, and’ I want my baggage cheeked $ whore’s tho baggogo-mas tor?" Tho conductor of tho Northern Central, with whom I had oomo down from Elmira in tho morning, hearing my cry, oamo to tho rescue, saying, “Tills lady camo down with mo this morning: she must have her baggage checked: and, with “Allow mo, madam, 1 ' ho took my chocks, went into tho koggago-room. hunted op my trunks, rochoukod thorn, and handed mo the chocks after 1 had stopped on hoard (he train.: ;Quory: Is It customary for travelers 16 present * . ... 1 TiRTTRnS OF INTnODUOnON Willlamsport? U * ttßoUt Bml kaggago-nmator a< lint further experiences in my soaroli for Bhaw* mut must bo reserved for a future letter. E. P. E. THE VIENIMOISE. noir tli« Women of Vienna Toole and «ms--'jriic Men of the Austrian Capi- Vieinut Corrfspondenr.t of the tlaUimorA American. A young lady writes to us from Baltimore, urging ub to lot hor know "how tho Vienna lotlloa dross?” “how they wear their hair?” “whothor thoy aro pretty?” or “ whether they oro only youthful prototypes of the atout, rod faced Gorman women whoarrivo In tho emigrant steamers ?” If by beauty our oorroapondont moana that description of prottinons termed ethereal, with ellghtnoaa of form aud dolicaoy of feature and expression, them aro no beauties in Austria. If, on tho other hand, a well-devel oped form, with a bust auoh as ia only at times attained by matrons of other countries, but not ao groat aa to prevent a Blon der waist and expanding hips, needing neither bustles nor distending contrivances to mako up a good figure, is her estimate of one of tho re quisites of beauty, then tho young women • of Austria are nearly all beautiful. If to thoflo qualities are added a bright countenance and lively oxproßsion. then wo would consider all roared in gentle life as having some claims to the beautiful. So far as tho features and com plexion aro concerned, tho number of beautiful women is rather limited, but still there are enough to charm tho oyo at every turn on the Itingstraeso, or on tho promenade at tho Prater, ihoy nearly all have good forms and erect car riage. rather graceful than otherwise ; and whon those aro accompanied by a beautiful oomplox ion. regular features, and flowing ringlets, which in very often tho case, It would bo diffi cult for oven Baltimore to oxcol tho beauties of Vienna. The Hungarian women, of whom there is a largo number always in Vienna arc famous for personal beauty, having all tho form, feature, and complexion required to charm tho oyo. wo may also add that a Vien nese lady is always full of animation and vivac ity, and has been roared to tho enjoyment of life regardless of tho constraints that aro put upon her sox in other countries. ' “ How do tho Vienna ladles dross ?” Well, tho ladies of Vienna wear no bustles, and wo may as well speak plainly, and add that It is because most of them need none. In all other respects they follow tho same fashions that tho ladies of America adopt. Tboir drosses and overskirts have all tho folds, frills, pleats, points, ruffles, laces, and trimmings that aro to bo found in Paris, and their skirts drag in tho dirt of tho pavements Just as long, and gather up os much filth as those of tho sisterhood of tho rest of tho civilized nations. Tho only difference that wo have observed in this respect is that they wear all their under-skirts with trails also, and whon tho pavoraonts aro wet and dirty they lot them drag much more recklessly than tho ladles of Baltimore do. They seldom raise them to avoid a puddle, but move on as unconcerned as If their skirts wore trailing over a velvet carpet. “ How do tho Vienna ladies wear their hair ?” In answer to this query wo must first infdrra our querist that most of the ladies wear their own Being compelled to dress in simple plats whilst children, and until they enter sooiotv, it is not prematurely destroyed by crimping-irons, frizzing and twisting into tight knots, bat ob- I tains its full natural growth. Thus, most young ladles have a splendid head of hair, “all their own which costs nothing. Perhaps for this latter reason they do not value it as much as they would if it depended upon purohoso, and hence they do not evince much skill or good taste in dressing it. It is generally gathered Into a -loose and carolcaa-looking knot on tho hack and top of tho head, or carelessly pocked into a not, and looks as if it had boon tossed about in a wind-storm. Sometimes there is a fiowor stuck on tho side of their heads, without regard to size or quality, ao that it is rod. Tho practice of “ banging ” tho front hair and allow ing it to struggle over tho forehead, ia almost universal among tho young ladies, and detracts much from their personal beauty. They do not wear their hat down over their eyes, but it ia placed on tho back of tho head, leaving tho front hair and tho “bangs” exposed in reckless aud careless abandon, which sooms now to bo tho ruling fashion. But. not withstanding this neglect of tho greatest orna ment of tho sox, they look beautiful as they promenade tho streets, and. if in conversation, tho countenance is always beaming with anima tion, and tho eyes sparkling with fun; some, however, wear ringlets hagiug down their backs. Tho Viounoiso, whothor male or female, oro in tent on tho present enjoyment of life, and oro always in a merry mood. They never think of to-morrow, “nor moot troubles half way.” They are not censorious or proud, but treat every one who behaves like a lady or gentleman in public as if their record was untarnished. They all live a I free and easy life, and, if any of thorn choose to i carry their freedom to extremes, they regard it os their own business, and nobody olso’s. Having given this summary of tho personal appearance of tho ladies of Vienna, in response to our fair correspondent, tho picture will not bo complete without describing their hoad-goar. As to bonnets, they have boon entirely discarded by both tho young and tho old, and tho hat ia now universally worn. They are precisely tho same description of hats as aro worn by tho la dies of Baltimore, being of every conceivable shape aud material. They are profusely trimmed with artificial flowers, with streamers of lace aud flowering vinca trailing down the back. In short, they aro precisely the same “loves of bonnets ” that the ladies of Baltimore aspiro to, but being worn on tho back of tho head, instead of close down on tho forehead, look much pret tier in tho band-box than they do on tho prom enade. If a dozen of those Yionuoiso ladies wore to stroll out Charles street, they would not, by any peculiarity of dross or personal appear ance, except in tho way they wear their bonnots, bo suspected of being foreigners. Many of them aro as pretty aud graceful os tho hand somest of our Baltimore ladies,, and they all j seem to bo in tho enjoyment of excellent health. I A delicate-looking young lady is seldom soon I among tho hollos of Vienna. Thoro aro very few blondes in this section of Germany. The ladles aro mostly brunettes, with dark hair and eyes. Thoro aro, however, some bloudoa, with light complexions and bluo oyos, and they aro as much admired hero as they are Jo America. They tako much moro care of thoir hair than tho brunettes do, glorying in ringlets aud curls, and dross it with groat tasto and skill. Thoro aro no artificial blondes boro, however, with dyed hair, as that is a fashion which has not yet reached Austria. Tho Gor man blondes all como from Northern Germany, and they aro probably moro numerous in Balti more than they aro in Vienna. Tho “ stout, rod-facod Gorman women who ar rive in tho emigrant steamers,” come from tho rural districts, and have boon raised to a lifo of toil, which has hardened thoir muscles, and made them short and shapoloas specimens of humanity. Most of thoir mothers, for several generations hack, have hired in tho same daily routine of masciUiuo labor, until tho fomalo has lost all hor * traces of graceful form and feature. They aro, however, sober and industrious people, simple m thoir tastes aud wants, aud aro free fom tho vanity which is attributed to tho sox of moat other countries. Thoro aro vory fow of theso to ho soon In Vionoa, except at tho markets. Tho laboring women of tho cities are of an entirely different class, and though strong and muscular, have none ol tho healthy complexion that tho country women carry with them. Mon who do coarse, laboring-work at homo become rough and coarao, and those women, from constant exposure to the sun and tho hard lives they live, hocomo oven coarser in thoir features than men. Before they aro “out of thoir toons ” they look liko rough and dirty hoys In fomalo attlro, though they all wear long boots, aud many of thorn old uud ragged coats. Thoy climb up lad ders to tho top of flvo-slory buildings, with buckets of brick and mortar balanced on thoir heads, wheel wheelbarrows, and haudlo tho shovol aud piok with tho masoullno agility of men. Thoy oat thoir meals on the curb-stone, and sloop in collars and sheds, Thoy havo never known any bettor lifo, and seem to ho contented. Tho rest of tho community pays no attention to thorn, regarding them rather as boasts of burdou than specimens of humanity. “ What's the odds, so wo uro happy,” is tho Viounoiso motto, aud tho general impression is that theso people aro as happy in thoir way'as those In the higher grades of lifo. Tho gontlomon among tho wealthier class of Vienna aro remarkably fine-looking, being gen erally tall, well-formed, aud graceful in thoir movements. Thoy also dross with excellent tasto and ologanoo, and aro wholly different In appearance from the American idea of German characteristics. Not one of your fair readers would bo ablo to dooido from thoir appoorauco whothor thoy woro Gormans or Boston Yankees, except that they have more ruddy complexions, and aro generally more robust in thoir physical development. Tho officers of the army, of whom thoro aro thousands in Vienna, aro seldom loss than 0 foot in height, and aro, as a hor /, tho finest formed men thav can bo found In an / part of tho globe. Thoy dross in tight-fitting uniforms, and, as we ouoo before remarked, move along the I!liu-S» 8 tn U h n U l?i . l,lr , ot , ra " n wll ° h«ow them. ing their anppora, and every one of them would bo olnseod In Now York or liMllmoro on bond, oorao men, of more than ordinary good ohveleal development, lino form end feature and all the other roqnlaitee of perfcet manhood’. i?.e men n the lower atrataa ot life are, however neither bandaoifls,' well-formed, nor graceful In llioli moliona. A considerable portion of tbom are on the contrary, short and ungainly in anuoari auco, with tho exception of those who coma from Hungary, from which country cotnos thi brains, mußclos, and sinews of Austria, an woU an most of tho food consumed by tho poonto 01 Vionuft, 1 ' THE LATEST DECALOGUE. Thon elmlt have oqo Qod only,—who Would lx) at tho expense of two 7 No graven Images may bo Worshiped—except tho currency i not at all, for, for thy curse. Thlno enemy la none the worse ; At church on Buuday to attend ”‘U B °ryo to koop tho world thy friend • Donor thy p&tonla: that la all * rom whom advancement may befall • Thou ehalt not kill, but need's! not strive Officiously to keep alive; Do not adultery commit,— Advantages rarely come of It • Thou ehalt not steal,—an empty fcal When ’tla so lucrative to cheat • Dear not false witness,—let tho lie Ilavo time on tta own wings to fly • Thou nhalt not covet, but tradition Approves all forma of—competition I —Arthur llugh Clough, 1 Opinion ol a Gorman Lutheran Clow flyman on tha Sunday and XompaW anco Lnwii * • TramlaM/nm Hit Wluomln meaner. Tho Sunday liquor law question baa booomfl thp .burning quoation of tho day, and o°oS thinking citizen is compelled to take sides on it. A littlo whilo ago tho Lutheran congregation oi thiacity, Madiaon, Wta., waa called l upon by thj ?.°°i /I 11 ” Lodge to co-oporato with thenn Aa wo Jolt comnollod todoolino Iho invitation. , raßtor 01 tho congregation* thinka it lucumhout upon him to define hia n«rt n’r 0 !?*’ t U ?i th ° P° Bltion which tho largo! Mr hofVro Q thopu h hlio? ° httroU 11,108 ta thi “ “t. Tuo religiously inclined Amorican halos oven noisy demonstration on Sunday, as well dnrina PnHk«°n r B ° rvlco * li OTO pocauao fiobollovoa iff thi tl,Bt 41,0 OUrlstlnn Sunday is t^ Ufc a . cont l u w&tioD and renewal Old Testament, at which, it is true, tho main stress was laid upon tho observance of tho day by tho utmost quiot and ropoao. If this con* waa, founded in truth, then, of couram l™w d Vi th ° , duty ot OVOr 7 pood dhriatian to work for the obaorvanco of the Divine law It wou‘u not oven ho enough that Chcialiana them. “I™* would hvo np to it, for true Chriati. f“ 117 J a . ulwaya .aggroeaivo, and trio, to make propaganda. But then ‘“fiuoalion arlaoa, by what mcana ahall tho ob. aervauco of thia law bo enforced ? Here tha practical Amorican, who alwayo wanta aoma cinhlo auccoaa, ia not content with worda of in i^*i d , “ dm °uHlon, but ho would call ia theJh!i,„ ?, t vo . bowora, booauaoho bolievoa them to bo tho most efficacious, Thia ia enough for mo and my Church to rolocl ovoiy movement which trioa to enforce tho Bun day law in such a way. na«n^f ,h .? Cb f ißtil V l Sunday ia not tho contin uation of tho Jowiah Sabbath, hut tho wooki. footival of tho roourrootiou of Chriat and tha founding of tho Church. Wo do not acknowl edge that wo are bound by divine law to cole brato Sunday. Wo hold with St. Paid: “Thua do not hohovo lawa about moat and driuk or atalod hohdaya, or now moondaya, orSahhallia " It ia true that wo aoknowlodgo tho Divino com mandmont: ‘tlloraomhor tho Sabbath Dav ta koop it holy,” but wo boliovo that tho main Btreaa boo not upon tho ortomal qulot, hut upon tho mtornal celebration by true Divine oorvico. Aa thia apmtualcolobralion from tlmoa rial has boon connected with Sunday, this day must bo celebrated by each Christian the wai which makes Divino service tho most efficacious. Extreme quiet is not necessary on account ol tho day, but on account of tho service, and on account of tho spiritual celebration. We must reject every effort made by Vie Church ta force men by secular - legislation to the ac knowlcdgmont and obscruanco of spiritual laioa. Wo hold this to bo* 7 uubiblicS and unovongolical. As much as wo doom it ou? duty to convert as many men as possible to the acknowledgment aud knowledge of tho true and the good. Wo know no othormoanstobousedht tho Church than tho word of mouth, which w« uso In our sermons and religious instructions- I3y legal coercion only hypocrites can bo brought ovorj generally those moans make tho evil worse. 144 On tho other hand, although wo do not doom it strictly necessary for tho Church, wo think it very desirable that tho time of public service should bo respected. For if it ia permitted, for instance, that a procession with loud musid passes through the streets, or that in a saloon adjoining a church a terrible noise is made, while preaching is going on in tho church, Divine Borneo is seriously disturbed. And for thouo weak Christians, who aro so easily led into temn tatian on such occasions, to act against their con-, sciences, wo must wish that thia temptation waa removed. And in asking this, wo think that no body con justly complain that this conscience ia coerced, for ho who holds another opinion can not complain that his conscience is violated it ho, m order to respect the rights of others . will abstain for a few hours from visiting a saloon or making noisy demonstrations. Such a law vm would support with all our might. * But the moral interest also has something to do with the Sunday law j tho main object iaf to eroot a dam against vice by the diminution of tho use of intoxicating liquors. Tho common argument is as follows: Because tho vice ol drunkenness creates so much misery, 4c. in toxicating liquors must bo an evil in thom oolvos and their use must bo a sin. For this reason tho use must bo abstained from and must bo prohibited. And if tho laboring man, who during week days boa very little spare time, cannot indulge on Sunday, he might probably bo protected against tho vice. For this reason they ask for Temperance laws. Of this wo reject as a cardinal error that some thing is construed as a sin, which cannot be a sin: Not the use, but the abuse of strong drinks ia sin t this every Christian can easily uud in his Bible, whore all intemperance ia strongly prohibited, but whore rational uso ia not only permitted, but where it is styled aa I false doctrine if men are reproached for it. A* | the Sunday low starts from Incorrect moral sun positions, wo cannot, for principle’s sake an prove of it. ' But should not something be dono against in temperance, and this also on tbo part of thu Church ? Most certainly. But the Church has already done its duty in this roapoct, long before there were any temperance men in existence. Luther, for instance, warned his doarQor* mans in the moat impressive manner against tha devil of drink aa their hereditary enemy, al though ho never despised a moderate drink him self. Tho Church, besides, possesses tho beat means to make men lead a temperate, sober lifo. Whoever ia a true, believing Christian will novo* become a drunkard. Wo cannot find that the temperance men have invented a bettor moans And hero wo must state our belief, that thoaa legal measures will either stimulate to greater vice, or make hypocrites, or at least men with debased, slavish views ; for tho true regenera tion of man must proceed from inward to out ward, so that ho can do tho good freely In conclusion, wo have to say that wo cannot befriend the whole movement, because wo can not believe that tbo Good Templars’ Lodge bay the vocation to become tbo nurse of Virtue aud Christianity. Wo fear that by thia lodge ona devil will bo expelled by another ono, and that the last evil will be worse than tho first. Fo* from what reason are girls and woman drawn ta the lodge, who certainly stand not in need to protect themselves by a pledge against the evil* of intemperance ? Does not tho whole move* mont tend towards tho suppression of a brutal vice, in order, either conscious or unconscious, to replace it by other more cultivated, and foi this reason more dangerous ones, so that tbo last aim would not bo reformation, but more refined vices? But with this under no circumstance* will we have anything to do. H. Vogel, Pastor Lutheran Cuurch, A Curious Deception* “ 13. 8.," writing to Water, eaye i “ An I wan coming out of tho Oryatnl Palace the other day, a man carrying two puppies attracted my attention, and I stopped for a moment. IU Immediately canto across tho road and offered them for Bale—one, a real Cuba (according to him), at tho low price of £l, and the other, t black and white Japanese terrier, 'a rare one fot rata,’ end ho wan only 6 weoka old, and at the moderate Hum of x.l. On examining tin dogo, or rather puppies, I found in them a atroug rosomblauoo to tho folino nvco, particu larly about tho claws anil teeth, which wore hub* piolonaly long and Bharp, and, oh, horror 1 aftol utrokiug ouo gently, ho actually nearly purred, I boat a hasty retreat, and the man laughed heartily when I found him out; but to do him Justice, tho description wan not a bad ono, and if ho had taken more oIT of tho dawn and eileno od tho purring, ho might have fared bettor, but aa It wm, I waa norry to hoar next day that ha managed to soil ouo to a Uttlo girl"