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nllSKPi r '-•-î.vs.a Volume xv. Helena, Montana, Thursday, July 21, 1881. No. II-Ul i. I.VKIiV I'HI RSDAY )II) 1 IMX( Tenns of Subscription. WEEKLY HERALD: l'i.-t me. in all < (X) .. :} (Hi .. I 50 Mix ' Prepaid. >.\ I l.Y HERALD: I>< liver. <i liy Carrier, S '2 a month. ■ail- .................................. *18 (HI .................................. ÎI 00 ................................. 5 00 [■hin s.y irill he mode promptly and , t tjio sis .VIST y ire the po si office y I In um TO which such ehonye in de 1 int let idl> ntion. ini' « alioiis should be addressed to I ISK HIJOS., Publishers, Helena, Montana. F\ i ll i: TVV ■. tliinkiiifj lliv île. 11I. IIJHT. 1 1 1 i 1 » k ! in ti cs in tin- twilight »• to me, irmtli and sweetnei un Ik*. V—O, the Iwauty, rs acn, -•h charms ami j^rac a us -i> ! v. on Sundays, o cliureh. ibove the pew-top. ii" search c lines of gallery-singers. < >r the clock, * I —1 i 1111'. w liilo Uic pastor fell his dock. vu, and lull of promise Years had brought, ■hared her gentle fricndsl Loved her not ? 111 dav they Id and still. In the uravi the hill. aid lier, -yard v lace bo.->ide her, Kye and smile 1! the kindred spirit .Ml the while. nice—what inspiration It awoke ! « yes—and how they lighte< When she spoke ! y of life departed With it* dew, ■ -lily rendered lion* Went anew. ■hull lower* after morning 1 an not stay ; ro of sixteen summers. I'a-sed away. •ai" or loved others, < Im I've sought, le me. tliriee a decade, Played and wrought. me, these tear* I shame not he whose dying wrote me I11 tli , tin'll Hv tli • tku*e seventy winters •Spring, life's march and buttle e Kin-r! it In 1 - light and glory When we come, hu! our loved and lost ln 11 is home. a I DUG It I' \XD FORGE'! aim reason have tail words of 111 - 1 « prnv that tin Ami Though ill'll And hard l> All ! think i by the pi inj> give rise to regret, art be serene and unclouded, eeept, "Forgive and Forget!" ie whisper that blights reputation, struggle to ounce! the debt ; Insults that bought us salvation— ry to "Forgive and Forget." Ihougii hitter tin feeling w hen friendship so eher inlictl. ••it* proved nu i llllsit, TIioukIi life'* dcarc IKTlshril. AT itli charity. It • \ in^. Ho" |lit its; )1 1 ( (i IF fw AA hen deep-sent t'<| lui iii with dangers beset— st treasures have suddenly »•give and Forget." ! how pure the devotion, tml AVh 'It " ill nrisi «'Il Cllt'llilt ii ip nsive emotion, " Forgive and Forget.' ki Aim mu li.rgivcncss ! when rancor is sleeping, "un tfiii I if ii ,i 1 1 i-ilii >ii the eyelids shall wet, I 'ir (uni i> oil, lid.-a ; bright angels are weeping, A« n mort Y- refuse to "Forgive and Forget." t«>r youth's many I In* heart w ill be p Lid life be a If ruled hv the ma • lays if adversity lowers, eaeeful though troubles may fret, i of rosy-winged hours, \iin "Forgive and Forget." FINNEY'S TURNIP. I "ngiVllo"'* First "Effort."') 'b 1 in.ivy luul a turnip. Mu! it grow, and it grew; Mui it grew U'liind the barn. Ami the turnip did no harm. And it grew, and it grew, i 1 ill it I .mid grow no taller, • ni t. Mr. Finney took it up And put it in the cellar. 1 *.'! !' 11 iuy, tin re it lay, I III it began to rot, 1 i.«'n Lis daughter Susie washed it. Tin! -lie put it in the pot. boiled it, and boiled it, : a- *he was able, daughter Lizzie took it. 1 put it on the table. » 1 . Mr Ulf 1.11 . and his wife both sat down to sup; ud tlmy ate, and they ato, 'mil icy ate the turnip up ! ♦. —----- Farm Work. " ' 1 unity granger is credited with d'Miig discourse on farm labor: '«i' want a man to work all day hut that aint me. 1 have , 'I I man to get out of bed before 'lever. I alius give a man three-j a hour at noon, unless the liogs eattlc break in or a shower is j Aftei a man lias worked right "'ii«' hours his system wants at 11 hour to brace up in. They don t ' some farms till 8 o'clock, but I h slave-driver. At half-past 7 I "•yuan to knock off. All that lie has , 0 alter that is to feed the stock, cut a mow some grass for the horses, cow ui ««Jin a n«l all j "ever a*l v o'clock 'lUarters W OUt (i lining a lloila Y 0 , Win,! ; 'ffilt worl a "i n tell t° (L u lu, k wood m 'lk four Stirt 'v nme grass for the horaes, : t !»!. !?.«". *54 i half'"'* ' Ullls left me feeling that they hadn't ! aj| e «nie(l tlieir wa««cs. ! |Jo)l! ^ hat is Mythology i Fiske, in July (X) (Hi 50 (HI 00 00 de _ Atlantic. I On the one hand, philology has shown mat a myth is an attempt to explain some natural phenomenon by endowing with hu man leehngs and capacities the senseless 1 actors oi the phenomenon, as when the an cient Hindoo explained a thunderstonn as the smttmg 01 \ ritra by the unerring shafts o -Indra. On the other hand, a brief survey superstitions has shown how nn of barbaric cultured man, by the best use he could make ol his rude common sense, has in va ural mode of genesis for thi^jK-sonificatious of which mythology is maflTi up. As the Moslem camel-driver regards the deadly simoon as a malignant demon, so we need Hot wonder that the Greeks in prehistoric times should have personified the wind as Hermes, or the sun as an unerring archer, or an invincible hero. "When wc know that some people believe that pots and kettles have souls that live hereafter, there is not much difficulty in understanding how other people may have deified the blue skv as the sire of gods and men We see moreover that these personifying stories are not pun hies or allegories, but sober explanations of natural phenomena. Where we have re course to some elaborate scientific tlieorum, the ancient was content with telling a myth. It is only after ages of philosophizing that it begins to seem plausible to regard the clouds as masses ol watery vapor suspended in the atmosphere, or the moon as a great planetary body covered with extinct volca noes. in primeval times it was much sim pier to call the cloud a rock, or a huge bird, or a Centaur, and to burn incense to the moon as the chaste goddess Artemis, of the silver bow. Thus the study of mythology, when pursued on the wide scale indicated in the present paper, throws light of no un certain character on the thoughts and men tal habits of primitive men, as well as on countless superstitious beliefs and customs which have survived in relatively high stages of culture. And perhaps there is no better evidence of the profoundly philosophic character of con temporary scholarship than the pains which it is taking to investigate methodically the legends and sayings which formerly were either thought unworthy oft serious study, or were treated as subjects for idle and arbitrary speculation. The Power of "Society.*" A New York paper illustrates the magical power of "society" by the following incident, which occurred at a New York dinner party: A gentleman was requested to take down to dinner a lady, between whose family and his own a bitter feud, complicated with an ex pensive lawsuit, had existed for years. He and she went down together, and throughout a meal of sixteen courses entertained each other in the most admirable style. The host, at the close of the evening, after learning the mistake he had made, apologized to the gentleman. "It is of no consequence, my dear fellow," was the reply. "I have taken that lady into dinner five times this season, und we pass each other the next day without even a how of recognition. In all probability the breach w ill never he healed, hut wc shall continue to amuse each other at dinner par ties as long as our friends persist in placing us side by side." In any other relation in life these persons could not he brought to gether without striking fire in some way ; hut as members of the "best society," the sense of tlieir awful responsibility was an all sufficient restraint. Imagine the conduct of the same parties at a church sociable, or even within the sanctuary—if so he they are ever found there. But society is right in its teachings aud requirements in this respect. Individuals have no right to bring their pri vate differences and disagreements into a company of which they are a part. Any other course would he not only disrespectful to the host, hut would render the company disagreeable to all present. ; Rridc W ho are Not Ashamed to Enjoy Their Own Nuptials. [fit. Louis ( i lobe-Democrat.J A wedding in Mexico is a double afihir, the law requiring a civil ceremony as indis pensable and the church sacrament usually taking place the day after. It is the fashion that after the wedding in the church the couple should he photographed, and a car „ _ riage decked Avitli orange flowers standing in | front of a photographers is a common noon day sight here ; it means that the bride and groom are "being taken. Mexican brides have none of the squeamishness ol our so ciety, and Miss Frida, the bride who had danced and enjoyed herself at the ball of the American Legation the evening before, ou ; this evening assisted her mother in receiving the guests, which she did in a most natural and charming manner. She kissed her lady friends, shook hands with the gentlemen, i ami I think she » e '£ saw who was not as] am. 1 to d.ow that rtc en.io.ved her own weddin g l w as'Cry n Kl. impressed with this mnotation, wh.ch I which commend to all the brides aud mothers-in law in the United States. A Bare Medal Duplicated. A telegraph dispatch in yesteday s A cu'x stated that on removing an old chimney an old colored man found firmly imbedded in mortar a medal awarded to the Duke ol On one side of the medal, con awarded ' hv"' Ui" British government to the ill 0 old hero. w of this city called • t the V«ra office and exhibited an exact duplicate of the medal referred to. It has ; "®neof & ^ Ä Ä I Avords ana ugures dciu*™. - Philadelphia Evening Nexcs. WRESTLING WITH DEATH. A Brawny New Mexican Miner Has a Fist Fight With a Monster Cin namon Bear. According to a correspondent of the Santa Fe A etc Mex ican the following adventure oc sleeves antl is as straight as an arrow, with curred in the mountains near Chloride City : Hugh C. Love, a noted mountaineer and prospector, stands six feet two inches in his moccasins, weighs -210 pounds in his shirt blue gray eyes and regular features. He etl .' llc leaued bis riflc against a tree and took 011 bis belt for the purpose of fastening his overalls. As Love stooped down to pick up a piece of stick to make a pin to fasten his overalls with, be heard a sudden rustle in the trees behind him, and turning quickly, stood face to lace with a monster cinnamon bear. She made a spring for Love, who was now bob bled with his overalls and not within reach of bis rille. He raised bis band quickly as 11 to war<1 ° n ' tlu ' ,K ' av - when she got his band bctwcen her teeth, at the same time reachin S 1,,r llim with both paws. Love drew back his other fist and struck the bear on the nose, but the next instant she had literally torn his right hand all to shreds, singing her teeth through the ball of the hand and wrist, and also tearing with her paws the left hand, with which be kept bat tering her on the nose. Now the tug of war caiuc. He grasped ^ l0 J jear b .Y the tliroat, and they rolled over and over, getting still further away from bis gun, the bear clawing and biting her level best, while Love, with all the strength of his powerful frame, wrestled for his life with his powerful enemy. He tried, while under the bear, to draw' bis knife, but could not. He to draw bis knife, but could not. He then got liisl foot against a stone with bis j head in t lie bear's breast, made one more desperate struggle, and again rolled the bear down the hill, letting go his hold as she roll ed over a little knoll downward. He then got on his. feet, and forgetting that he was hobbled with bis overalls, attempted ; to run for his gun. but tripped, fell and roll ed twice, reaching his gnu just as the bear, ! recovering, came with a growl and open jaws toward him. His left hand was so mangled that be could not bold the gun up, and he threw up his elbow to rest the barrel on. His i right hand, with the third finger bitten oil", was powerless, except the little finger ; but this be got into the trigger-guard as the )>ear j was within three feet of him. Bang went the rille, and the bear fell dead to the earth, «hot through the heart. Imagine Love, nearly two miles 1'roiu his comrades and bis cabin, the amount of blood pouring from a dozen wounds, a steep lull to climb up and another to go down ; yet be ar rived at the cabin, washed and had his wounds dressed, and next day walked to Chloride to the doctor. Although three weeks have passed since his fight with the hear, it will be a month before he can resume his work in the shaft. This is no exagger- ated hear story, hut the simple truth. Educating Horses. Horses can he educated to the extent of their understanding as children, and can he easily damaged or ruined by had manage ment. We believe that the difference found in horses as to vicious habits and reliability comes much more from the different manage ment of men than from variance or mental disposition in animals. Horses with high mettle are more easily educated than those of less or dull spirits, and are more suscepti ble to ill-training, and consequently may he made good or had, according to the education they receive. Horses with dull spirits arc not by any means proof against bad management, for in them may he found the most provoking oh stinaey, vicious habits of different characters that render them almost entirely worthless. Could the coming generation of horses in this country he kept from their days of coltliood . to the age of five years in the hands of good, ; careful managers, there would he seen a Vast ; difference in thé general character of the noble animal. If a colt is never allowed an advantage it, will uever know that it possesses a power that man cannot control, and if made familiar with strange objects, it will not be skittish and nervous. If a horse is made accustomed ! from his early days to have objects hit him on the heels, back or hip, he will pay no at tent j 0 n to the giving of a harness, or a wagon against him at an unexpected mo n ' ient g g 1 "VYe once saw an aged lady driving a high- i spirited horse attached to a carnage down a steep hi u Avith uo holdback straps npon the ] iaruesS) an d she assured us there was no ( ] an g er; f or her son accustomed his horse to ! a p of usages and sights that commonly 1 ( ] r j Ye q ie animal into a frenzy of fear and excitement. A gun can lie tired from the hack of a horse, an umbrella held over the head, a buffalo robc thrown upon ht» neck, a railroad engine pass elosc by, his heefe bumped with sticks, ; ?nd annual take it ali as a natural condi tion ol things, n on y aug i >J tare u 'i-s^ii?r. d "and more e ducation . ...... " Certain supplant Them is créât need of imnrove- i this noble animal. Less heating New Tay Bridge. features of the new Tay bridge to the one which Avent Vlown with ; pier will be entirely independent of an old j one, and will be placed in an opposite posi- i tion. It is intended that there shall be a : parapet of wrought iron, as a precaution in j ease a car should leave the rails. lu some of the San Francisco hotels the that way ? Thejr appear -£and looked at the waiter put vinegar in your baked here ? oean ° ELLSWORTH'S DEATH. Oriel' of President Linco)n--His Letter to Ellsworth's Parents. ki an account of the death of Col. Ephraim E. Ellsworth, in Alexandria, Va., on May 24 , : 1801 , by the hand of the tavern-keeper Jack son, furnished the Philadelphia Timex by Capt. Frank E. Brownell, his avenger, occurs the following : "It was only a short time, however, when a message came that the President wished to see me at the engine house. I went. There was no one but the President, Captain Fox, of the Navy, and the undertaker. Mr. Lincoln was walking up and down the floor very much agitated. He was wringing his hands, and there was, I thought, the trace of tears upon his cheek. He did not appear to notice my entrance at first. Lifting the cloth from the face of the dead man, lie exclaimed with a depth of pathos 1 shall never forget : "My boy, my boy ! Was it necessary this sacrifice should be made ?" After awhile he made me relate the whole occurrence in do tail. I bad scarcely finished before Mrs. Lincoln came, and l was again asked to rc peat the story of the tragedy to her. The following letter from Mr. Lincoln to the pav cuts of Ellsworth bas, I believe, never been in print : "In the untimely loss of your noble son our affliction here is scarcely less than your own. 80 much of promised usefulness to one's country and of bright hopes to one's self and friends have rarely been so suddenly darkened as in his fall. In size and years and youthlul appearance a boy, his power to command men was surprisingly great, This power, combined with a line intellect and indomitable energy and a taste alto gctlier military, constituted in him, as seem ed to me, the best natural talent in this de partment I ever knew'. And yet be was siu j gularly modest and differential in social in tercourse. My acquaintance with him began less than two years ago, yet through the lat ter half of the intervening period it was as intimate as the disparity of our ages and my engrossing engagements w ould permit. To ; me lie appeared to have no indulgences or pastimes, and 1 never heard him utter a ! profane or intemperate word. What was more conclusive of bis good heart, lie never forgot his parents. The honors lie labored for so laudably, and in the sad end so gal i lantly gave his life, he meant for them no less than for himself, in the hope that it may be no intrusion on the sacredness of j your sorrow, I have ventured to address this tribute to the memory of my young friend and your brave and early-fallen child. May God give you the consolation which is be yond all earthly power. Sincerely your friend in a eonminm affliction, A. LINCOLN. lier. One-Old-Cat. Grandma sat at the window one line after noon, knitting. In a group, on the ground below, sat three little hoys dressed in blue sailor suits, red stockings and polo caps. "What nice looking little hoys." thought grandma. Presently up jumped one little boy and said, "Come on, fellows, let's play something." "All right," said another hoy, "One-old-cat." Then they all ran into the house. "Dear me," said grandma, "I thought they were good hoys: hut they seem to be going to tease pussy." In a few minutes they came hack. One of them carried a large club, while another had something which grandma, who could not sec very well, took to he a stone. "Oh, what creel lioys," thought the old lady. "It's had enough to tie tilings to a cat's tail: but to beat her with a club and to stockings and blue suits could he so cruel?" "I'll he inner," cried another hoy. "Inner!" said grandma, "What does that mean ? Some new expression, I have no doubt, which I never before heard ; hut an throw stones at her is worse still " "I'll he nitchcr" shouted one of the hovs "There," said grandma, "he says he'll piteli * Who would believe that hoys in ml old lady of eighty years can't he expected to " keep with the times. It's something dread ful, of course." But what was the old lady's surprise when the hoys threw aside their blue jackets and two of them began to throw the "stone" hack and forth, one to the other, while the third : hoy stood between striking at it as it flew mm iMUKiim inuic tiuaciv, 1 ue ey're only playing hall, after all. ; glad they're not so cruel as 1 hem. They are such pretty little i through the air, and sometimes hitting it and sometimes not. There they stayed all the afternoon, doing the same thing. n! "Why," said grandma, putting oil her j, spectacles and looking more closely, "I de clare ! they Well, I'm thought them. They are such pretty ...... • hoys, and have such pretty red stokings, too !" I "But," she said, after a long pause, "there is still one thing that troubles me: Where is the'old eat " , Eggs vs. Meat, , , be wise to substitute more f meat in our daily diet ? About one ; j* / ment Thi9 m % K than ma %, #f mea , There me no bones, no tougli pieces, that !"uvetohciaid 4 *i»*i. «ÏÏ «£ "h two per cent. Practically an egg is animal food, and yet there is none of the disagree ; ! i ^ u " Hl ® ! Zl »n rtï ^1 k^Tlu^whi 3 an w if thirty parts v elk. The an lute of an egg con able Avork of the butcher necessary to obtain ; it. The vegetarians of England use eggs j those of stout stomaclies; such eggs should i be eaten with bread and masticated very : finely. An egg spread on toast is food lit for j a king, if kings deserv e any better food than j anybody else, which is doubtful. Fried eggs I are less wholesome than Ixiiled ones. An egg dropped into hot water is not only clean and handsome, but a delicious morsel. Most people spoil the taste of their eggs by adding pepper and salt. A little sweet but ter is the best dressing. Eggs contain much phosphorus, which is supposed to be useful to those who use their braias much .—Poultry Review. , AN EXPENSIV E LUXURY French Bachelor's V r iew of a Wife With Reflections l T pon Dress. forever when mulberry trees competed with the vine. At present the leaves of the pri, ni , ,, 1 , tive vine have so transformed themselves [ Parisian.] It was Noah who, meaning to ilo no harm, planted the first garment to which people had recourse ; but the antique simplicity lasted only a few centuries aud tied away vine nave so that they would be no longer recognized by the first planter. Beautified by dressmakers with deft Angers, extended according to the pleasure of floating fashion, covered with delicate network of end with every season, drape themselves with all possible tints, and reach all prices ; the dear est are the most sought after. Women, those angels with costly wings, before setting out : f or battle against the common enemy, put on their war costumes, whose details may escape us, but whose total cost alarms. So, when a to himself : -q h aV e s and have g] mbroideries tliev change ,, ', 1 young man who has reached the age of (hirty years less a few moons dreams of the annexation of a companion and of the joys of paternity, he addresses the following speech already seen a great deal of life spent money liberally. 1 know from experience, from Homer's verses and Oftcnbacli's music, the inconveniences of love that lost Troy, and 1 have just reached the time when it is desirable to make an end of all this and to make the future sure. I have attained the maximum of my venal value, and it is wise to profit by the rise and unfurl my flag and dispose of my merchandise. Now, marriage is, according to my ideas, tin union of tw o beings who are absolutely un equal in condition, figure, age and fortune, I have enough wit amfbirth tbr two; it only remains for me to find a w ife who has as much fortune as I fed f have intelligence, uml this idea is not displeasing. When a man is arranging serious business he must not consult bis heart but his reason. It mat ters but little to me whether my betrothed be entirely wanting in the grace which gave Rachel such worth iu patient Jacob's eyes, provided she has w hat I shall call panemet circeness, that is to say, a dowry and hopes. Charms and virtues are not stocks to be in scribed on the paper of marriage contracts, and beauty does not generally parade itself on the cushions of armorial-bearing carriages, or on the divans of well-conditioned drawing rooms. It walks on foot and run* through streets, like wit. I know it well, for I have followed it more than once. Besides, beauty is a rich diamond, which costs dearly to have set. It is true that ugliness is unaware of its being, so that, after all, a husband does not gain through it. A pretty woman spends as much money to set her beauty oft' as an ugly woman to embellish herself; hut the one attracts moths, while -Jh" other keeps them away. 1 made tlic calculation the other day of what a w oman costs in an aver age year when she returns from the marriage ceremony, and I confess that the sum sad dened me. Times and proprietors are so hard that I cannot set down the rent of an apartment situated in a proper locality and on a proper story at less than 8.000 francs. No matter how happy one may he, he cannot raise his happiness as high up as the neigh borhood of the stars, and, in case of accident, it is consoling not to fall from too great a height. I cannot, except at tlic same price, keep a carriage, two horses, and a coachman who wears powder and a wig, properly. Madame, as a young girl, spent for her dress the trille of 500 francs a month ; when mar ried she will spend twice as much, under the pretext of showing herself w orthy of the pro motion she has obtained. She will have long conferences with the celebrated Worth. , ... . ,. , she will give occupation to silk worms and w ill drag her feet under a wealth of velvet, which [t P ,cases mc to suppose are very * ma,L j . / ecko » at 111 } 0Z ™ ot] \ cr bilIs °/ a thousand 1 nines tlie cost ot her pleasures, lier servants' wages and the little food that she will deign to take in order to prove that she still belongs to this earth ; I put down naught and carry over two, and I reach forty. You will remark that I have shown a praise " orlb Y zcal 111 kceping mysell m the shade ; but * w time that I should appear m the , , ,, , wter bMf " T ' a w ' - „ ... , , n Î !, n V 1 y 1 lines, and I dont think I gi\c prool ol exag geratet! pride m estimating my expenses at . , . . * sne _ somc rimfi s i is always nourishing and S01 *Tctimes fattening, woman alone brings m notlung^tind ot all expensixe tastes she is is vïw bnfvïhwc a chance . 1 y ur 'SCll at PTayj hut )ou liavc a chance n! », ^ °h nthcr ' ll0 ^ es cost j, ^ U V S > but .>°u can use them and sell them a * ain j S°° d living which is so expen • , , , , .» ,i«,w "•vomcstauiy traverse in a respeta- q hie manner this vale ot ot tears and to keep a Applied Theology. [Albany Argus.] At a meeting of the Woburn Conference Farmer Allen of Wakefield related the follow ing anecdote : On Sunday morning, while a ; certain deacon was preparing for church, a wandering wayfarer, or, in modern parlance, a tramp, appeared at his door, pleaded his hunger, and begged for something to eat. The deacon looked solemn and frowningly, ;ot a loaf of bread and began but reluctantly ......... . .............. to cut k 5 . but whil ° doin « 80 took occasion admonish the beggar concerning the error * of his ways. After reminding him that it Avas the holy Sabbath which he was dese crating, he asked him if he knew how to "No." Avas the reply. "Then," said the deacon, "I'll teach you," aud he com , )ra ÿ" * a - - ^ Did you ever observe that a tidy room is invariably a cheerful one? It is cheerful to come into one's breakfast room and find it faultlessly tidy ; but still more certainly will about something that has gone wrong with WOr ' reS °v t0 v hc rcm ; : edy of tidying up. Don't sit brooding and bothering. Go to work and make everything j tidy about you, and you cannot fail to recover 1 jonr cheeriulness. ; Agonies of Siberian Exile The Rooxki Courier, which we lately re ceived from Moscow, publishes the following intelligence from Yenesaisk, a tow n in mid Siberia : '"Again political exiles are arriving,' is the word in every one's mouth. Nine have just arrived: of these six were exiled from Mos **' T 01 " VT '""'"T,' ' T T ment they are exposed to our murderous cli 1 . . mate. We have no mercy to expect—we are forgotten,' they say to the people. Hav , „„ .. . . ,- . .. : T !f] TÎTiTT!''™"'"!" )! VÏÏ U are in a most despondent state. Only yes Î!T d ? y a girl lu " m ' ,1 . ] ' atRI0t ' s;i attempted the third time to commit suicide by eating luci fer matches. She was saved by a prompt application of remedies: but will rescue al ways be at hand ? Wc Siberians have seen many exiles during our life, but we have never seen such grief, such tears, such hope lessness, as presented by these nine exiles, who do not know their crime, who do not know how long they arc exiled lor, and where their destination lies, and who must not write a word in tlicir letters about their condition. A common convict knows what he is transported for; his term of imprison ment is told him by his jailer. These wretch cd political prisoners know nothing, arc left in dark anxiety and despair. "These arc not the only sufferers. Kirensk writes a political prisoner: arc; nine here—all exiles. One of our her lias just been sent aw ay. His wife Belieft", remains in hospital mad. The of lier husband further into th<' wilds 1 hey From We 1111m Mme. exile of Si beria drove her out of mind.' From another place a political exile writes: 'The arrival of a fresh exile from Russia to-day has com pletely unhinged me. 1 work as a smith, re ceiving a shilling a day. When i earn noth ing 1 live on potatoes and onions. When I work in the field 1 often think of the luxu rious days of my childhood, \\ hen l had no thought of labor.' At Bahigansk an exile, who was once secretary to the Odessa Cor poration, keeps himself from starvation by carrying about, water, at so much the bucket. His wile is at Ekaterincsluft", and his cliil are scattered about. Russia. "Everywhere at Balagausk,' one w rites, "may he seen anguish, and what is worse, almost actual starvation. At Fopiteli the exiles ha\e 110 money to live on. At Belsk there is a student glad to earn lös. a month. At Yerknoyarsk twelve ex iles have huddled together in a tent. These are often without food.'"' V Russian Marriage Fermionv. placed in the center of the church, pere placed on their fingers, and tlieir fhe bride and bridegroom held a lighted taper in their hands, in iront of a small altar Rings hands being joined they were "led by the Pope three times around the altar. Two highly orna mented gilt crowns were placed on their heads, and held over them by the groomsmen during part of the services. They drank wine out of a cup three times, and kissing one another the ceremony w as finished. The married couple then made a tour of the church, crossing themselves at and saluting each saintly Icon on tlicir way. Weddings generally take place tow ard evening so that immediately alter the ceremony dinner com mences at the house of the bride's father. At a marriage feast lighted candles are placed in every position and every corner possible. No other wine hut champaene should he drank, and the quantity of this beverage consumed is remarkable. The dinner is fol lowed by a hall, and tlie feasting is usually kept up for twenty-four hours. The custom of honeymooning does not exist iu Russia. The married couple spend the first few days of their wedded life with the bride's father. Shortly after the marriage the bride and bridegroom must call upon every one of their relatives, friends and acquaintances, and , a !' ter this ceremony is finished they sink hack into tlieir ordinary hie. persons of limited experience, win more al)0ut las hionable life than a iut lumiuoiuu mm. wuuunr muium is we althy, has cultivated tastes, refinement of feeling, and is a leader in her own circle, she is therefore a worthless member of society— Butterflies of Fashion. [Albany Times.) Perhaps there is no one subject concerning which more drivel and nonsense has been written than the so-called "frivolities" of wo men who are leaders in fashionable society. I10 know no Hottentot does of Greek, rush into the newspapers and exhaust the vocabulary of invective against q ie "useless lives" led by women of social prominence. Picking out two or three in stances of foolish women who arc as insigni ficant in that sphere of life, in which per haps accident has placed them, as tlieir would-be critics are in journalism, they draw the conclusion that because a woman is ence over intelligent and thinking people, hut are apt to mislead the ignorant, and em hitter the poor and unfortunate against those whom fortune or accident of birth has placed a burden to herself and to those of her house hold. The novel, the poodle-dog, the nights spent at halls and parties and the days de voted to bed, the habitual self-indulgence, and the careless indifference to the rights and feelings of others, have all been decanted upon, ad nauseam, as inseperable from the contemplation of a woman of fashion. Writers of this kind of trasli have no intlu A High-Priced Silver Dollar. .......... . ........ .. .......... in a higher sphere of life ——— [Nashville (Tenu.) American, June 25 '] 8. L. Cohen bought yesterday a United States silver dollar of 1804 , for which he paid 81 Ö 0 . There are only eight of these hair, and is an excellent state of preserva tion. He will take it East with him short ly, where he will sell it at a handsome prolit. li g i on if truthful and wise, must urge men who are under its power to make the most of all their capacities ; not only for the worth of those eapacitics in themselves, but because they are gifts of Go d, and given for this pur ]>ose, that avc may carefully cultivate them.