The Albany register. (Albany, Or.) 1868-18??, April 21, 1876, Image 1

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NO. 31.
Wholesale and Retail Dealer in
first street, Albany, Orison.
St.; Charles. Hotel,
Corucr Wasltlngtou and First Sts.,
Matthews & Morrison,
Honso newly ftirfcisberl throiv.jhonr. The
best the market allonls ul wiij a on the table.
1'ree o;ul to nud tVoiu tiie Houst.
Theaters in
X 32. "S C3r O O X 3 m
C'lolltiu, Kooi nn ft Shoes, ISiits, roee-
i-li-s, raarjromb, Notion, Mtoiiiou
Had fintoJ, Nails, ISupc, Mirrors,
Vinllpoper, Wood and Willow
IVare, Trunks roit Valise,
IocKet Cutlery, Ae., &-.,
Sold very low either for tush, or to prompt pnv
n33 ins nisiomewon time. v7
Iliitr ami SZovias Ruiidiu;;.
S!irrounilin!r eonniry that, -liavinsr tsnwplu!-.! etir-
announce to tlie -m::-i 01 AUffliiy ami
iMlmwitli tlie ieo.fsirv 'Miaeliimtrr to? rni-
jiiL ami removing buildings, we aii reml uf till i
times to reeeivo orJer for snch work. w n ieli
wo will do in short .uter at lowet ra w. W e j
,kenibvTif"tfa,BSa,l!iIiU!ti0tt ":1 "oriI Un Ier
or:leri left at tho llKGisrEa offl-jo promptly
aitfiuted to. Apply to.
: Or., April 23. 1S7.1. Skv7
ther noLice, freight from
lOSriTL.AK5 to
All down freight will be delivered at PORT
IVcc or Irctyugc and Wimrfiigc,
At Reduced Rates.
Boats will Vave ALBANY for COUVALLIS or
323-7- to X" y
For further parlicnlarM, apply to
-i KOt ll A. 3MSXTF.ITII,
Albany, Nov. 21, Ti-12 Aar.'nts
stock of
selected with care, and bought for coin at
ScundalousSy Low Figures
and as we bought low wc can and will sell thciu
at prices that will
Astonish Everybody.
Come and see onr selections of
DmM ttooila,
Marseille -I'opllua,
Blbbons, Collar, .'ollttrcttcs,
Laces, Ac, ,
for the ladies, and our complete lines or
a w"fcjf v - ----- -,
f ottonndes,
Clotha, '
!, , . .
Of all descriptions for men and 1xys. Also, fnll
asfsoi'tuients ot"
Groceries; CrocSery ni Glassware.
or everybody.
Thf lcst the lowest ratcaevcry time.
fk&rComa and aoe. - -
i.-lanon, Oregon. October 30. 1S4. "
Furniture; Ware rooms.
HAVING prareliasMsd the entire interest of J.
Collar in the lute nmi of Graf A tliur. in
t he fornltnro bnalnesa, twice tills opportunity
to return his tl)nk to Ilia fit beens of Albany
and vlttlntty who have so jreneronsly jmtron
ized him in tho pst. ami resjK'ytfnliy ftsk a
continuance of t became. e-All klndsof Inr
nitare kept on band and man ufaet overt to orier
at lowest-rate. - i'ilWJ UBAt .
. Albany, Nov. 12-V8n8 .;.
Eatli House & Barber Shop.
ftt'.ly tlianlstliecitu'.onsof Allan ami vl
cn'.tv for tbe lllxital patronage bostowo'l on
1, :i 'Sot tlie rwrtt mven vear?, and hopes for t!w
f ,!' a crmtinuation of t heir fiivof. For t he
f o'liinodatlon of transient customers, and
1 : rals in tiie njirr pwrt of town, lie orwn-
I aslant littihli; no-tr loor to Taylor
ftt fioii, where a grmrl vnrkiiun will always lc
rt ofi-i.atuMi to wait upoi jmtroTi.
Lc.ll, J;4, - JOE WLUEEn.
New York, March 27, 1S7G.
A family hi Minnesota wrote to know
if a coffee urn bearing date about 1770,
would bo of enough interest to send to
tho Ccutoiiiiial. It may meet similar
questions in other minds to say that
articles bearing uo earlier date than the
last century, are hardly of value uuless
they Lave added interest they
belonged to eorae person of note, or are
so peculiar as to be curiosities in them
selves without regard to their age. The
Centennial will not have place for half
that is offered. It of peculiar model,
such things are desired by bric-a-brac
collectors, and will increase in value
with every decade. I warn my leaders
who have old things they hope to part
with for profit, not to expect too much
for them, as collectors are pretty stingy
and shrewd in their dealings. When
sold at auction, quaint articles some
times run up to handsome figures, as for
instance, an inlaid Japanese cabinet,
lately sold at Leavitt's began at 40
and was knocked down at $400. An
old delt coffee-pot or a pewter one may
briug twenty-live dollars, from a col
lector, but the fancy prices seldom fall
into any hands but the auctioneers. If
persons wish their questions answered
by letter, I will remark that the method
of enclosing a stamped envelope wi I
not be out of place.
The bold and uncompromising stand
taken by Gen. Win. Curtis, in opposi
tion to instructing the Now York dele-
ffat;on f.r ("Ymklin moots toUK tl
A""" lor, meets Wltll the
Ij?artiest approval of the best Kepubli-
cans of New Ycrk. It is evident that
Conklin did not tall into the hands of
the best class, and that tact has turned
against htm many who would otherwise
have given him a very hearty support.
To-day nine-tenths of the Republicans of
the city are throwing up their hats for
Curtis, and ConkHn is in no" position
whatever to carry the delegation. And
may I whisper a word of advice to 1 Re
publicans everywhere ? Don't instruct.
L.'on i go into the national convention
with any pets, or with your hands tied
for anybody. The party never was
made for a man. It has work to do,
at.d instead of being used as the means
of elevating individuals, it should use
individuals to do its work. It is sroin
to be close work this year to elect any
one, and if there is the slightest forc
ing in the convention if the nomi
nees cai.tiot carry tlie united strengi h of
the party, the jig is up. The nominee
must be not only the best man in the
party, but the strongest. And wait
till we all get together aud compare
notes before deciding as to that man.
There must be a Tery liberal spirit at
that convention, or we are beaten to
death. 3Iind, the democray are press
ing Tilden vigorously, and with a con
siderab'e degree of uiiauimity. . A large
sum of money has been raised in this
city by his friends, aud a bureau in his
interest has been established at Wash
ington. A choice lot of bummers are
there setting up things for "Slippery
Sam," aud they have hopes that lie will
sweep the platter. Tilden is the shrewd
est wire-puller living, and he stands a
good show for the nomination. The
only tlung that stands in his way is the
forcible enunciation of ; his hard money
viewn, which is against him in the west,
but he is smart enough to compromise
that.-- If the democracy of the west be
lieve he can be elected, they will take
him, for they do want post-olhces. lie
can get more money bchiud hini than
any one candidate mentioned.
The writer of these letters is pleased
to find them'of more use to readers than
simply for tlie news they give. As to
news indeed, it is a sorry task tho cor
respondent has who tries to get it up
up for papers who have every item
nerved by the telegraph a week before
his account can reach them. -
The most a city correspondent can do
ot real value to his patrons is to reflect
the opinions of the metropolis, the topics
of minor interest and euch details as are
hardly worth paying for at five cents a
word by telegraph. Then the subjects
of most interest ia town are the very
ones which the editor sternly forbids to
his luckless writer. We correspondents
are made aware that readers do not
care to bear about theatres, lectures,
books, and music4 at ali, but little about
tho social, political, or club life so far
distant . from theirs, in every way.
Writing New York letters under these
restrictions is not making bricks with
out straw, but making them all of
straw, and pretty finely chopped straw
at that, so it is a matter of congratula
tion to the wiiter when he finds his
paragraph on the poor out of work has
mored some one in Yates county to
send him an application for a servant -girl
to help on a larm, offering her a
good home for years if sho can suit.
The application was handed over to
a lady visitor of St John's Guild who
will take care that the demand is filled.
Persons who make ench requests in fu
ture will remember that it is necessary for
them to send tatisfactory references
from people of standing as to their abili
ty to pay and treat a servant well, be
fore any one will be willing to ris-k going
to them.
No one who lias any feeling for the
poor can object to aid in the work of
helping them to homes aud employment
where the benefit is as much on one side
as tho other. In the country, where
help is scarce, it is pitiful to see the
numbers out of work here, yet it is dif
ficult to find those willing to leave the
city. A sewing machine agent lately
sent to New York for an operator to
go to a- Western city, oflcring a salary j
nearly twice what one could get here, j
but not one woman could be induced to i
take it, though it was offered to some J
whose earnings were hardly enough to j
nav their board, and whose chance at !
best was very precarious. The poor
creatures will run the risk ot starving
rather than c;o out of town, where-they
would ba welcome and comfortable.
The fact is, they will not leave the
city so long as they can exist in it. To
the poor bred here, and accustomed to
the city, there is nothing so, terrible as
the country. They cling to the city!
with all its wretchedness, ignorant that !
there is anything 1 belter for them out
side. Half the unemployed girls ij
New York are needed in tho country,
where they could have good comforta
ble homes, but they will not go. ,
You havn't seen this head-line lately
in my letters, and you wouldn't now,
only I have something new. It is
rumored that the whole matter is to be
re-opened early in the spring. Tilton,
it is stil, has new evidence that will
satisfy the public beyond all doubt;
and tj vindicate himself he will com
mence a new suit, backed with all the
money that may be necessary to fight
it out. I give this as a rnmor, for I
cannot vouch for Its correctness. It is a
curious thing that Iieecher has taken
no part whatever in the Moody and
Sankey meetings, he being the only
clergyman of any note who has not.
The other clergymen of the city fight
shy of him.
The merchants of New York are
making an effort to get back their lost
trade. They are sick of fighting Bos
ton and Baltimore barehanded, aud are
going to protect themselves. They are
organizing to do what should have
been done years ago, viz : Build a
straight air line freight road from the
city to the prominent freight gathering
points, with proper terminal facilities.
They propose to own the roadand have
it operated in the interest ot the city
and the people of the West, and to do
away with all the little swindles and
extortions' that have driven the trade
away from the city. Tlie matter is in
the hands of men who mean business,
and who have the money to do it. It
is expected to have the survey com
menced early in the spring, and the
road commenced at once. It will lx? a
sttaight road to St. Louis, with branches
to the principal poirts, and will lie ex
clusively tor freight. Tho trains will
make an average of sixteen miles an
hour, and it will bo double-tracked its
entire length. The road will 6ave the
farmers of the West its cost every five
years, for when fiuished it will not cost
more to get a bushel of wheat to market
than the wheat is worth.
is dull again, and the weather is averag
ing badly. Last week we were treated
to a regular hurricane, which blew down
buildings, and tore things generally.
But the mild weather that followed has
brought the country , merchants, and
therefore it is hailed with delight. ;
The city is fearfully unhealthy. The
spring suns are exposing masses ot tilth
that have accumulated during the win.
ter, and the miasma that is in the air is
something frightful. Ague and Biliious
Fever is more prevalent than it is in
Indiana, and the variety is of the most
malignant. Bilious Fever means more
here than it does io the country, and
when it comes to Typhoid, look out.
There is a poison in the air that is ter
rible, and children and weak adults are
dying at a rate unheard of. Unless
steps are taken at once to clean the city,
the summer will bring a pestilence. It
is a shame that it should bo in such a
condition, when the pmount ot money
paid each year for the purpose of clean
ing it ought to keep it as sweet as a
flower-bed. : ' .
Tlie advent of Moody aud Sankey,
and tho enormous audiences they, have
attracted, have had the effect to set
Christians to thinking of various things.
Among others the system of renting
pews is being discussed with much feel
ing. The more earnest workers insist
that the churches shall be free, that the
seats shall bo free, and that the system
ot "first come, firs! servedj" shall be
adopted. They insist that only in this
way can the masses be brought into the
churches and under gospsl influences.
On the other hand the holders ot pews
hold that as there are always sittiugs fcr
all who come, there is no reason why
those who desire it t-hould not have
their regular seats,, aud continue the
regular family idea of the church. The
matter has got into the papers and much
is being said pro and con. The preach
ers are taking it up, and tho Christian
world is being divided into pew and no
pew 'parties. I shall not attempt to
settle it, but will give my notion in a
speech made by an advocate of the pew
system. "Talk," said he, "of the neces
sity of bringing sinners in to hear
preaching. -' Who needs it more than
we do? And who needs inducements
more than we do?" As he was a
pillar in the church his statement was
a most candid confi s io v Pietko.
A Contrary Mule.
A farmer in this county , says a North
Carolina paper, has a'mu'e so awfully
contrary that he can do nothing with it.
Put him in harness and it is hard to say
which way he will travel. Put a saddle
on him and he appears to doze, but try
to mount him, and he will, all of a
sudden, begin to kick every way
straight out, straddlebug, with all tour
legs at once. As to eating, ho will eat
anything, from his feed-trough up to a
wooden saddle. The owner took a
notion to have him shod, but he kicked
out the blacksmith shop and returned
home. The owner tried to kid him,
sometime back, so he tied his ears with
a trace cl:ain and rode him for six con
secutive days and nights as hard as he
could under whip and pur. The fact
is, that he killed himself in the effort,
and had to be carried np stairs to bed,
and his firm belief was that the mule
would die that night j but to his aston
ishment the next morning he found that
the mnle had kicked to death a Chef ter
sow weighing 300 pounds, bit a piece
out of his horse's shoulder, ate up a
saddle, blanket and bridle, tore down
the fence, and was splurging abont
more duvilitsh than ever to find some
thing else meaner to do.
Veal Cake. This is a very pretty,
tasty dish for supper or breakfast, and
uses up any cold veal you do not care
to mince. Take away the brown out
side of cold roast veal, and cut the white
meat into thin slices. - Have also a few
thin slices of cold ham, and two hard
boiled eggs, which also slice, and two
dessert-spoonfuls of finely chopped pars
ley. Take an earthenware mould, and
lay veal, ham, eggs, and parsely, in
alternate layers, with a little pepper be
tween each, and a sprinkling ot lemon
on the veal. When the mould seems
full, fill up with a strong stock, and
bake for half an hour. Turn out when
cold. If a proper shape be not at hand,
use a pie-difh. When turned out, gar
nish with a few sprigs of parsely.
'In -the English Parliamentftho other
day," says the New York Tribune,
"Air. Gathorne Hardy, being question
ed as to the overcrowding of soldiers
in certain British torts, and the number
of men and women in the same room,
gravely stated that the quantity of cubic
air allotted to each person was in ac
cordance with the laws of modern science.
The utter iuappropriateness of the an
swer is almost as amusing as was the
simplicity of tbe Princess Borghese
when, having stood to Cauova as what
the schools cf art would terra an uu
drapod model, and being asked by a
lady how she had felt, she replied that
she had not been at all cold, as there
was a fire iu the room. It also suggests
Buffbn's naive answer when reproached
by a lacy friend for having dissected
the corpse of his sister-in-law, 'Jfon
Dieu, madam I tbe woman was dead.' "
A man in Indianapolis has invented
a new kind of tine-tooth comb, and the
citizens say that such, a thing never en
tered their header
winii nj-j.ow.
Sharing mingled joy and sorrow,
Hope to-day an3 fear to morrow,
Strength of heart we needs must Borrow,
While below.
Sunshine with the storm is blended;
O'er the flood the bow Is bended ;
Trusting souls shall be befi tended.
Wlille below.
'Mid the tempest blooms the willow;
Sings the sailor on the billow ;
Hope of Heaven may be our pillow,
. .While below.
Though tlie wny seem dark before us,
Olt the cloud's are rifted o'er lis,
A.nd we hear the angel chorus
While below.
L,ove lias never vainly striven;
Needed strength is ever given;
Dawns on us the light of heaven,
While below.
From the Captain of Salvation,
Faith shall have its coronation;
Shout wo then in exultation,
While below.
a riiiME 3isMsrrns dkf.asi.
Correspondent of tlie New York
v orit, mo. zmit j
Here is a 6tory tor which I do not
vouch and for which 1 would not wish
to make yon responsible, but which is
yet so curious, and withal dovetails in
to some particulars ot modern history.
so ingeniously, that it is at least worth
the pains of putting it upon paper. It
concerns the maker of Dukes in novels
aud in Parliament, and substantiates
the club gossip, often heard, that Mr.
Disraeli, though belonging to the estab
lished Church, is none the less a son of
Shem for that ; has, as ho himself often
says, the blood of the mystic East in his
veins, and is a Hebrew quite as much
in his superstitions as in his skepticisms.
Where other men would c'aim to be
guided by instinct or helped by luck,
the true Jew thinks himself following
that supernatural leadership which is
implied in the name ot Bath kol, "the
daughter of a voice" in other words,
he implicitly believes in divination.
It begins to be clearly seen that. Mr.
Disraeli is pursuing a distinctly marked
policy in regard to India, aud that this
is radically different from any past poli
cy followed by British leaders. In
making the Queen of England Empress
of India, he is treating the Indian Em
pire as no longer an appanage of the
crown, and simply a conspicuous jewel,
that may be lost without more than
impairing ornamental perfection, but as
a vital part of the crown itself, and
more important than any of tho other
parts- In other words, the British Em
pire, and not England or Great Britain,'
is treated as the essential fact iu Dis
raeli's Government.
Now, the story which "has come to
me not at first, but as club gossip cir
culates around is this : Some years
ago a distinguished gentleman, whose
name I must withold, was traveling in
Palestine, when he chanced to meet
there the venerable Sir Moses Monte
fiore on ono of Iub frequent visits to the
sacred soil that owes him so much. Sir
Moses made the distinguished gentle
man join his party, and together they
traveled for some weeks. Ono starlit
night, lying under a tent pitched on the
pleaaut slopes near Bethlehem, the
conversation turned npon Mr. Disraeli,
and the distinguished gentleman said
he had often wondered why the bril
liant novelist had virtually given np
his literary career with all its splendid
promises, and after all its splendid suc
cesses, to essay the difficult aud thorny
path of politics. After a pause, Sir
Moses 6aid,6ubstantially, what follows:
Perhaps I can tell you It is difficult
to understand men's motives, and not
always safe to accept their statement of
them, but I once asked Mr. Disraeli the
very question which puzzles you, aud I
will give you his answer as nearly as I
can. We had been dining together, he
and I, and were in ; the confidential
mood that is apt to succeed a good re
past, "Mr. Disraeli,"- said 1, "pray
tell ma what made you go into -Parliament
and persist, in spite of so many
mortifying failures; in aspiring to the
leadership you have won ? You had a
success of one sort, yet you risked it to
win a success of another sort far less
agreeable. I can't understand it, but
perhaps that is because I am a benight
ed Jew. You, who are a Christian,
must enlighten me." He laughed.
"Because we are both Hebrews," he
said' "I believe I can afford to tell you,
but you must not publish my secret, for
people would not believe and they
would laugh at me, and in this country
where people think themselves so thick
skinned, it is better to be hanged than
laughed at. I became a politician from
motives ot patriotism, aud I owe the
awakening of my patriotic impulse to a
dream. Hear mo before you laugh.
"A word before I speak of my dream:
You have noticed, bave yon not j that
all permanent conquest comes from, the
East and move3 in a westerly course ?
It is the- law of universal progress, and
the closer you look into it the more in
variable you will find it to be. Action,
human action, follows the sun's path
inevitably, and tlie maxima of human
energies rise and fall in their cylical arcs
along the same paths, and just as the
maxima of temperature rise and fall in
their diurnal arcs. I wish you to note
this law; I discovered it early; I have
pondered on it deeply, and pfesently
you wilt see the application of it.
"Yon, Sir Moses, like myself, have,
near kin and dear ties in Portugal. We1
love that valiant little kingdom,, and
rejoice in its brave deeds. Do yon
know what . I consider to be, by long
odds, the most heroic and most dra
matic event in modern history? It
occurred on tho 27th-2Sth of Novem
btr, 1S07 ; the scetio waa Lisbon; the
spot, that very point from which Vasco
de Garua embarked three centuries be
fore to discover a new realm in the
East. . Junot, with his legions, was
within a day's march of Lisbon; all re
sistance was broken; the Prince Kegent
had disbanded j his' armies, but his
haughty Braganza blood would not let
him submit to tho control of an iuva
dcr. Portugal was piostrate, but the
Portuguese Empire still existed. The
fleet, badly equipped, was brought into
the roads, and hastily, in storm, rain
and darkness, the Kegent, '. his family
and entire household, embarked, trusted
their future to the treacherous sea, and
sailed away to Brazil.. A heroic act,
but note the prudence and the sagacity
of it. That is where the geuius to con
trol events so far' outruns precedent and
cold calculation. Portugal was pre-1
served, rescued, rehabi'ilated through
that heroic embarkation. It the Bo
gent had stayed, not only the House of
Braganza but the Kingdom of Portu- i
gal also would have been extinguished.
These are the strokes which show the'
force and relevancy of 'genius in states
manship. There is an inspiration in
politics as in . all things else, and iu
perilons times genius must wot kont the
rescue of the State.
"Now come to my dream. I from
the first was resolved to be somebody,
and would not be only a solicitor nor a
barrister. Yet I did not think of poli
tics, for I had no notion that I could
speak, cr even if I cculd succeed in
doing that, that a career was open for
me in the line ot politics. But one
night, after my first successes as a nov
elist, and when I was a good . deal
sought after, and pretty well lagged out
with society's demands, I went home
late, went to bed tired, and had a
dream.- -
'l dreamed that I was Prime Minis
ter of England, iu a time of overwhelm
ing disaster. I d reamed that another
great conqueror like Napoleon, had
arisen, had overrun Europe, had de
feated our fleets, had invaded England,
and destroyed our armies, London
was in his hands, his army was advanc
ing in three columns towards the west,
his fleet held the English channel, and
was sailing towards St. George's chan
nel. The Queen was at Edinburgh,
and we still had an army at Derby, a
fleet in the Irish seas, and an immense
body ot unarmed vessels in harlxr from
the Mersey to the Clyde. I hastened
to Liverpool and ordered the instant
victualing and equipment of all these
vessels. Then I rushed to the Queen :
'Madam,' said I, I have the honor to ,
announce to you that England, Scot
land, Ireland, Wales, will certainly be
overrun and prostrated by the invader, ;
but the British Empire still survives.;
Yoa must save the empire you alone
can do it.' - 'How cau I save my King
dom, Mr. Disraeli ? ' the Qneen asked.
I hope you have no unworthy proposi
tion but no you know how venera
ble the crown t wear is.' 'JIadam,'
I replied, I did not say save your
kingdom, for that is lost already. I
said save your empire, A fleet awaits
you, an escort is ready; there is yet
time. Go to India, aud rearing your
standard there bid defiance to the
world I ' Her Majesty's eyes kindled.
'Let steps be instantly taken to forward
our embarkation. We will sail at
"I dreamed that we did so embark,
and though pursued and harassed,made
good our voyage around the Cape of
Uood llopo to India. I dreamed that
there we consolidated a great empire
and defied the conqueror's utmost ef
forts. We built a fleet that drove his
vessels from the Indian seas; we drilled
and gave life to a great army; we
formed alliances with the swarming
Mongul tribes and procured their co
operation. The British .Empire in
Ca'cutta wa.i greater than "j the British
Empire in Loudon had ever dreamed ot
being; so great, iu fact, that the con.
queror had to come from Europe and
attempt to destroy us or bo destroyed
himself He marched upon our fron
tiers, already extended far into Persia,
and we marched to meet him. It was
Asia once more advancing westward to
the conquest ot Europe coming east
ward. There was a battle, the might
iest ever fought, somewhere upon the
line ot the Euphrates. Ve conquered,
and forty days later tho Queen's stand
ard waved over the minarets- and
domes of Constantinople. She was
Empress ot the Eastern Hemisphere.
"This was my dream, Sir .Moses. I
do not preend to give you any of the
details of it, bnt' I know, from the
manner in which all the preliminary
facts of it, and those which concern my
own connection with the event, have
been verified, tLat it'was not a dream,
but a prophecy and a warning. I de
termined to heed it. I determined to
become Prime Minister of England,
because in the event of the disaster
which is sure to -come, I am the only
man in those islands who will not mcri-r
fiee India in the the hope to save Kng-r
land the only man who can saye Eng
land by not throwing away Il;dia, rr
absolutely esseutial to onr safety. Atx5
I hve firmly resolved, Sir Mopes, it X
ever do come to power, to make India
the keystone of the empire, and to le
the world sec that wc regard it as
such." Such is the dream as related. It iff
I impossible to speak in regard to tha
genuineness aud authenticity of Ihff
story. It may be pure invention, etf
post facto; it may have been actually
told by Mr. Disraeli to Sir Moses Mon
tofiore for purposes ot his own; or it
may have; been set afloat aa a straw to
tell the current. But it is certain that
Mr., Disraeli treats- fctx question of Indi
from a very different standpoint than
that Lis predecessors have occupied". It
is certain that he has totally abandoned
the policy of concession to Russia, and
that he is preparing tor war. . At thof
same time he is making, unusual excre
tions in the way of enhancing the im
portance, developing the resources and
fortifying the resources of India. One"
of his most significant recent acts has
not been interpreted- properly, and
hence has been vepy stupidly abased.
This was permitting the local Indian
Government to impose a tariff duty of
5 per cent upon the import of manufko-'
tared cottons. The act itself was, of
course, "protection," so far as the in
dustries of India are concerned, but. I
have heard that Mr. Disraeli ridicules
the notion that the Indian Viceroyalty
is to give up its free trade policy and
go upon a wild goose chase after " the
. i ) - . . - . tt. t .i
to have remarked that all he wanted to?
see was a wider distribution of British
capital, in case of a war or an invasion,
"If yoa put all your money in a single
safe, you will be entirely at the mercy
of a single gang of burglars, providing
they areab'e to break in. Thes politic
capitalist keeps his bonds in one place,
his coupons in another, and so insures
the safty of both." - : f
Looking at the matter in thcse"lights,
Mr. Disraeli's proposition to make the -Queen
Empress ot India does not seem
to be so ridiculous after all. It is s
Btroke of keen policy, just such as wa
the purchase of the Suez Canal shares f
and it proves that Mr. Disraeli not only
has an objective point, bat is concentra
ting all the energies and resources ot
the empire upon it that is, the comer
vatioui of India, peaceably if he f can,
forcibly if ho must.
i'lum 1'uddino i ne aay oetore
you wish .to use this pudding, stone and
chop fine one pound of rasins ; wash in
warm water one pound of currants, pick
and dry them, and chop half a pound
of beef-suet. Next morning soak -
pound loaf ot bread iu a pint of warm,
sweet raj k ; beat it fine; add to it the
rasins, suet, and currants, with three
eggs, well beaten, a grated nutmeg, a
tab.'espoonful of sugar, and a -wine-glass
of brandy. Put it in a floured bag or
pudding-mould, and boil it six hours.
When done, serve with brandy sauce.
Scotch Brotii Tase four pound
of mutton -part of the leg is bes$ j add
one gallon water, one teacupful of pearl
barley, two carrots slieed, two- turnip
sliced, two onions cut small, three car
rots grated, the white part of a larger
cabbago chopped very k small, and s
small quantity of parsley. Season with
pepper and salt Let this boil very gent
ly for three hours and a half, and at
the dinner table it will, most likely, by
all who are foHd of soups, be pronounc
ed excellent.
Many persons in preparing patatoes
for cooking pare off a thick slice from
tho sur&ee instead of digging out tlie
eyes. The skinning process is tdl wrong,
as the strength of the vegetable lie
near the surface the starch growing
less abundant as the center is approxi
mated. The best way is to scour theira
well aud cither bake or boil them wit hi
their skins on. . 1
Sponge ; Oak is. Ono pint
one pound sugar ; ten eggs.
He skulked into a Second-etrect sa
loon, leaned over the bar and whisper-
ed : "Here's my last tea cents. If vott
were me would you put it ont for
whisky, or buy candy for the children?"
"I'd buy candy," replied the ? bar-keep-
cr. J ho man out uo the money, matitt
tor the door, but halted as a harmvidpa.
struck him; and he returned and said.
1 cuess I'll pay tor tho whisky, a'tid.
get trusted for the candy."
She waltzed like a Juno at the hop;
I vowed the question I would pop j
and as her partner tendered her a seat,
my throbbing heart with anxious pang
did beat. - I tripped beside ray lovely
charm, I bowed and gently touched her
arm. "Engaged for next?" I said,
"My darling Kato ? " "Go 'way," sh
eaid, "You hit my vaccinate." "
"Madam," said a quack to arr .old1
lady who insisted on knowing what
ailed her "the nerves ot yonr, tympa
num have fallen oh the cerebellum,
causing a tbsarizon, ad it is what we
call a scrutinary complaint.' "Good
ness me," sho exclaimed, "youVo-tho-first
doctor that ever told me exactly
what was the matter." - .
Offerings of the
cents on the dollar.
season, Tweaty