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OR EGO) CITY, OR JE-GOIV, SATURDAY, JA1VUARY 5,1867.
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Mux streets, in the building lately known
as the Courr House, Oregon City, Oregon.
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F". & A. M- -Holds its regular
communications on the first and third Sat
urdays of each month, at half past six p. m.
Brethren to good standing are invited to
attend. Bv order of W. M.
Oregon City, Nov. bth, 1856. S;ly
--'-i-- Oregon I,mle 3Vo. 3. I. O.
SiS5rof O F, Meets every Wednes
s day evening at 7 o'clock, in the
Masonic Hall. Member of the ordcarein
vited to attend. By order N. G. 3:ly
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IVlllameite Cj .flge a. 13 I. O. C T.
Meets every Saturday evening, at the rooms
corner of Main and Washington streets, at 7
o'clock. Visiting uiejnbers are invited to
attend. 1 "7 J
By order of W. C. T.
w. c johssox.
F. O. M COWN.
JOHNSON & McCOWN,
'WTST JfcES ERSL
OIIKGDN CITV, OREGON.
Will attend to all biuineas entrusted
to our care in any of the Courts of the State,
col !S;ct . money, negotiate loans, sell real es
Particular attention gen to contested
laud cases. l.yl
D. m. McKENNEY,
Attorney and Counsellor at Law.
WILL ATTEND PROMPTLY TO ALL
business entrusted to hi care,
Ot fice One door north of Bell & Parker's
Drag store, Oregon City, Oregon. 3:lv
S. H TJJ3 L AT, o
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Ortgoit Ci- Oregon.
Office over Charman & Brother. S:tf
jpiE3 IVX. MOOtfE,
Justice of the. Pence db City Recorder.
Office? In tht-0Miri H"tisp ud Cit
Cfim,i Lvm9 Oivjo:i City.
Will attend to the acknowledgment of
deeds, and all other duties appertaining to
the office of Justice of the Peace. 2:ly
Dr. F.GBarciay, M. R. C. L .
(Formerly Surgeon to fee Hon. II. B. Co.)
OFFICE: At Residence,
Main Street.. .(52) Oregon Citv.
PR YSICIAN afsURGEON.
OFFICE In J. Fleming's B&ek "tore.
Main, street, OreQDyi City. (52
H. W. ROSS, M. D.,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
(Office over Charman Bros., Main st.,)
D John Fleming.
DEALER U BOOKS and STATIONER'.
Thankful for the patronage heretofore re
ceived, respectfully solicits a continuance
of the favors of a generous public.
His store is between Jacobs' and Acker
gmau's bric on e west side f Maiu street.
Oregon CTtv, October 27th, iJ6. (tf
Professor A. J. Rutjes
TEACHER OF MUSIC.
WILL be glad to receive a number ot
Pupils atg)is Music Room, aQlie pri
vate residence of Mr. uharles Lonus. He
will als continue to give instructions at
private residences. No charge for the vise
oftbe piano. My pupils wilrplease give me
notice when ready to commence. 3:ly
W. H. MARSHALL.
SMITH & IXU&SHA&,
eBlack Smiths and Boiler Makers
Corner of Main and Third streets,
Oregon Citv ... Ure-'on.
"TJlacksmithinz in all its branches. Boiler
jmakvfjg and repojriug. All work warranted
Jo give satisfaction. (52
Main Street, one door north of the Woolen
Preg.n City Or. gon
"Win. Harrow, P opricto..
'The proprietor, thankful r the continued
patronage he has received, would inform the
pubiic ttiut he will "continue bis efforts lo
least his guests. (.V2
Main street, Oregon City.
Will aitend to all work in his line, con
sisting in part of Carpenter and Joiner work
framiug, building, etc. Jobbing promptlv
attended to. (52
J Salem Ort-gon.
L. AY Si T i UXE 1
HAVING LEASED THE ABOVE HOTEL
is prepared to accommodate the public
iu as good style as any house on the coast.
He has determined to make the Bennett as
good as the best, and better than any public
items in Salem. Charges moderate.
Having purchased the above Brewerv,
wishes to inform the pubiic that he is now
prepared to manufacture a No. 1 quality of
As good as can be obtained anywhere in the
State. Orders solicited and promptly tilled.
Or gon City, December 2sth, 1836. lOtf
Wafer's Market !
IN MOSS' BUILDING, MAIN STREET,
Oregon City. ' O
THE UNDERSIGNED WILL
keep on hand 11 the vari
eties of fresh and cured meats :
o POULTRY, VEGETABLES,
Corned Beef and Pork,
Bacon, Hams, Lord, Tiillow,
dec, dec, &'C.
A liberal share of patronage is solicited,
as I expect to keep as good au assortment,
and of as good quality as the country affords,
which willbe delivered to purchasers at any
reasonable distance in the city.
EXCELSIOR MARKET !
Corner of Main and Fourth sts.,
Oregon City Oregon,
fpAKE this method of informing the pub
L lie that they keep constantly on hand
all kinds of fresh and salt meats, such as
BEEF, POUR, MUTTON, VEAL,
CORNED- BEEF, IJCKLED- FORK,
And everything else, to be found in their
line of busiiQss. LOGUS & ALBRIGHT.
Oregon City, November I, 186(5. 2.1y
Manufacturer and Dealer in
SADDLES, HARNESS, d-c, dc,
Main street, between Third and Fourth,
HPIIE attention of parties Besiring anything
JL in my line, is directed to my stock, be
fore making purchases elsewhere.
(ly) JOHN SCHRAM.
Main Street, at the Telegraph Office,
Oregun (Jily On gun
Kentrr-g Ready made Clothing,
Cigars. 'I abut-co. Pipes. Stationery.
Cutlfry, Willow and. Vi nnden
O Ware, Yankee h'ath.ns
Fancy and staple Groceiies, Candies, Nuts,
Toys, etc. (52
Fashion Billiard Saloon
Main street, between Second and Third,
J. C Mann, Proprietor.
rIMlE above long; established and popular
1 Saloon is y?ta favorite resort, and as
only the choicest brands ot Wiries, Liquors
and Cigars are dispensed to customers a
share of the public patrouage is solicited,
(ly) J. C. MANN.
West.Side Main Street, hrtwsen Second atid
Third, Oregon, City.
GEORGE A. HAAS - - - Proprietor.
The proprietor beirs leave to inform his
friends ana the public generally that the
above named popular saloon is open for their
accommodation, with a iiew and well assort
ed supply of the finest brands of wines,
liquor and cigars. 52
o THE GE5I.
Main Street, opposite tlie Post Oihe, Oregon
E. PAYNE Proprietor.
The undersigned taes this method of in
forii.ing the public that he has purchased
the above saloon, ana now offors a choice and
well selected stock of foreign and domestic
wines, liquors, etc., which cannot fail to
please those who may extend their patron
age. The best Lager Beer, Ale and Porter
in tne State, always on draught.
3:lyJ " E. PAYNE.
Main street, Oregon City, adjoining the brick
Store of S. Ackerman.
JAMES MAXN, Proprietor.
This popular saloon is always supplied
with the very best quality of Wines and
Liquors, Ale, Porter. IJeer and Cider, Cigars
and Tobacco. Give me a call.
7:lyJ JAMES MANN.
V. li. PARTLOvV'S
Livery, Feed & Sale Stable,
Main Street: Oreaon Citv
rj",HE proprietor, after an experience of
X h'tteeCtyearsCieels his ability to serve his
customers in a satisfactory manner, and still
continues to let horses and carriages on fa
vorable terms, also to feed, buy, sell or ex
change horses. (3ro
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CANE M AH STORE!
JAMES M0RFITT & CO.,
Y70ULD INFORM THE PUBLIC ES
VV pecially of Cammab, that they have
established a Store at that place, where they
will keep on hand a well assorted stock of
Merchandise and Groceries.
which will be sold at reasonable rates, for the
purpose of establishing permanently such a
necessity at Canemah. Try us. (7:ly
lOTCS MYERS. 1866. H. C. MYERS.
J. MYEI&S & BROTHER,
Clieap Cash Store !
Under the Court House, in Oregon City.
Dry Goods, Boots and Shoes. Clothing,
Groceries, Hardware, etc., etc..
Which they propo&s to sell as cheap as any
House in Oregon.
Oregon City, October 28, 1853. S:y
In thi part of Oregon it is a rare scene to
witness the falling of snow, but the follow
ing, which we clip from an Eastern exchange,
will not be entirely out of season for some
of our readers:
Goes the lily-footed snow
Beating ermineown below
To the chJIIr, naked earth ;
To the brooklet by the mill,
Lying still Q O
I can see anear my hearth
Every pretty blossom flake
"While the stricken woods are dumb
W hen rL ey come.
Ob, there's langnagern the snow I
How it dances! se it go!
See it go !
Every starry flake a voice, Q
Though it utters ne'er a word,
Can be heard ;
Yet the gentle winds rejoice,
Fprthey hear the inner strain ;
To the dreamingheart it calls
As it falls
To the listening soul that yearns
For the beautiful, and teams
Mysteries the baser-born
Laugh to scorn.
Goes the lily-footed snow,
31oving thoughtfully and slow
Moving slow ;
Wraps it rev'rently the grave
Where, ne'er lifting her blue eyes,
Like stalactite in a cave,
Or a little vein of gold
None behold ;
Like a star that wears a cloud
For its shroud.
Flakes a-tiptoe, one by one ;
Slower, slower; they are done,
As afraid to break her sleep.
Who Rob Orchards. In a certain vil
lage in the far West was an atheist. He
was an admirer of Dale Owen and Fanny
Wright ; but he could see no beauty in the
Christian religion. Of course, he never
entered any place of worship. In fruit
season he was specially busy on the Sab
bath in defending his orchard from his
great enemies, the wood pecker, and the
idle, profligate persons of the village, who
on that day usually made sad havoc among
his apples and peaches.
One day while at work with his son-in-law,
an atheist like himself, although a
most kind and courteous gentleman as a
pastor of a congregation was passing, he
very rudely thus accosted the minister :
" Sir. what's the use of your preaching ?
What good do you do by it ? Why don't
you teach these fellows better morals?
Why don't you tell them something about
stealing in your sermons, and keep them
from robbing my orchard ?rJ
To which the minister pleasantly re
4 My dear sir I am very sorry you are
so much annoyed, and I would most wil
lingly read the fellows who rob your or
chard a lecture on thieving, but the truth
is. they are so like you and the Major
here, that I never get a chance."
" Good, good,'' replied the Major laugh
ing, on which the elder atheist blushed a
little, and, in an apologetical tone, said :
' Well, well, I believe it is true enough,
it is not the church going people that
steal my apples.1'
Beautiful, Sextimext. I confess that
increasing years bring with them an in
creasing respect for men who do not suc
ceed in life, as these word are commonly
used. Heaven is said to be a place for
those who have not succeeded on earth ;
and it is surely true, celestial graces do
not best thrive in and bloom in the hot
blaze of worldly prosperity. Ill success
sometimes arises from a superabundance
of qualities in themselves good from a
conscience too sensitive, a taste too fastidi
ous, a self-forgetfulness too romantic, a
modesty too retiring. I will not go so far
as to say, with a living poet : " That the
world knows nothing of its greatest men."
But there are forces of greatness or, at
least, excellence which " die and make no
sign ;" there are martyrs that miss the
palm, but not the stake ; heroes without
the laurel, and conquerors without the
Police Beat. The other day, a well
known citizen of St Louis, who has the
reputation of being something of a wag,
rushed into. the Central Station and re
ported that on the night previous a fellow
came stalking into his house stark naked,
and that he was unable to put him out,
and that he was there yet Three Police
men at once started on the run to oust the
intruder. When they got into the house
they asked to see the fellow that came in
there the night before. The nurse brought
out the baby, which the citizen's wife had
presented him with the night before. The
policemen suddenly disappeared.
Refextaxt. Deacon S. waa very fond
of bivalves, and on one occasion he ate
and overloaded his " capacity" to such an
extent that he was sore distressed. His
faith in prayer, however, was strong.
Leaving hia party, and being followed by
some younger members a little way off, he
was heard to supplicate thus : " Forgive
me, O Lord, for this sin of gluttony, and I
will never eat any more clams!" Then,
pausing an instant, lie added " Very few,
Acrofli the Cotiwt The Union
A correspondent of the Chicago Repub
lican, who accompanied a recent excursion
party over the union Pacific Railroad to
the lOOdth parallel of longitude, has writ
ten a ful? account of the road, which is of
such interest that we copy the material
parte. It should be premised that another
Pacific railroad is in rapid progress due
west from Kansas City. 200 miles south of
the Platte valley route described below.
This lower route is the one in which St
Louis has the most interest, as it is an ex
tension of the Pacific Railroad of Missouri
the directors of each, however, are vig
orously striving to reveh the Rocky Moun
tains with their tracl beibrv ths other.
KOCTE OF THE CXIOX PACIFIC.
The Union Pacific Railroad, commencing
at Omaha follows the valley of the Platte
river for 550 miles, or to the base of the
Rocky Mountains. One mouth of the riv-v
er is 15 miles below Omaha, and to reach
the Platte valley the road makes a detour
nine miles southwest, and then follows the
natural valley formed by this river. Par
taking of the nature of a prairie, the val
ley, as it extended westward, has been for
many years considered an arid plain. It
covers an area of about 5,000 square miles,
and varies in width from three to twenty
miles. North of the valley the country is
a rolling prairie, gradually decreasing in
fertility, as it extends northwesterly to the
British provinces, where the intense rigor
and length of the winter, as well as sandy
soil, have almost destroyed all vegetable
life. The railroad follows the north bank
of the Platte for 300 miles and then across
the north fork, and up the north side of the
south fork, to its head waters, at the foot
of the Rocky Mountains.
The land grants of the Pacific road are
the finest ever given to a railroad. One
half the land for 20 miles upon both sides,
with the right to locate at any point the
amount they do not get on the last end,
where the title is not now in government.
This will make them the owners of the en
tire valley, after they get out beyond the
surveyed and located lands, which proba
bly do not extend over 100 miles, for all
lands on the then surveyed line are with
drawn from the market until they get what
they desire. So far they have no lands
taken up except at whatever stations they
needed for immediate use, and in locating
these at random they are safe, for they will
get the title whenever they desire it, and
the cities, towns, villages, and farm3. are
theirs, to locate, to sell, and to build up.
Durant can literally say, as he rides out
with his iron horse into the howling wild
erness, and startles the Indian from his
lair : " I am monarch of all I survey ; my
rights there are none to dispute.''
TIMBER FOR CONSTRUCTION.
When Dr. Durant announced one year
ago that he wanted 1.000,000 cross ties for
immediate use, and 5,000.000 in two years
everybody laughed at the idea. " They
must be had.? he replied, -'I will have
them." Every source was applied to, soon
parties agreed to furnish lots, but they
were bringing in cottonwood a species
of timber like unto pumpkin or cucumber
which looked well enough, but had a
reputation for not being reliable over
night. But tho resources of man are as
endless as his desires are boundless.
" Bring on your cottonwood," said Durant
and up the Missouri; and down the Mis
souri; and out of a thousand ravines and
gulches ; rang the sound of the invader's
ax, and soon came a perfect torrent of oak,
cedar, and cottonwood ties. e
To make the latter available, an iron
boiler 100 feet long, and five feet in diam
eter, was brought into requisition. It was
filled with ties, and the apertures being
closed, a steam engine exhausted the air,
which emptied the pores of the wood when
a solution of zinc was injected, which, per
meating the fibers, hardens the wood, and
upon drying gives it well nigh a metallic
appearance and weight, which guarantees
its durability for about twelve years. 850,
000 ties and telegrapli poles have already
been laid by the company, and 150,000
more must go down, ere the work ceases
for the winter 2.500 to the mile, and ex
tra for sidings.
The company have constructed water
stations at convenient distances. Water 13
easi'y obtained all along the road.
The company are now running 21 loco
motives, and next summer will increase it
to 100. They now employ but 300 cars,
but in less than a year will have use for
The road will be divided into working
divisions of about 130 miles each, and al
though the same cars will run from the
Atlantic to the Pacific without any change
of their freight, the engines will only run
over one division.
The loam and sand make an excellent
bank for the track, and the surface form
ing a kind ot pate, does not easily turn
into dust, and soon covers over with
grass ; thus in a great measure keeping
down the dust, which is such a terrible
plague to all travelers. It is the inten
tion of the company to ballast the entire
length of the road with finely broken
stone, similar to the Pennsylvania Central
Railroad. On their reaching the Rocky
Mountains they will send their return
loads of stone ou all their construction
I No road eyer yet built runs oa so
straight a line as this. East of Columbus
there is an air line of 80 miles, without
the slightest deflection ; while in the last
250 miles of track there is probably not
20 curves in the entire distance, not an
embankment over 1? feet high, and not a
cut over that depth, with only abridge
in a half day's ride. This road has every
advantage that will enable it to make the
fastest time of any railroad in the world.
On its return the late excursion train
gagrcomposed of nine cars, and, to show
the guests what could be done, it ran at
the rate of a mile a minute, or 60 miles
per hour for some time. 550 miles from
Omaha to the mountains can be run in 14
hours with perfect safety, and allow for
passengers to stop and get meals and the
engines to supply themselves with wood
and water. From New lork to Chicago,
by way of Pittsburg, is 911 miles time
30 hours ; from Chicago to Omaha, by way
of the Northwestern, is 497 more, and
time 22 hours ; making 1,958 miles in 75
ho i rs, or three days from New York to
Denver City. One week to go from Wall
street, spend a day in a Colorado gold
mine, and return to the Broker's Board.
PROSECUTION Of THE WORK.
But turning back to the end of the track
reaching away out over the Tlains, we
find grading parties at work for a distance
of 100 miles beyond the end of the rail ;
75 miles are ready for the ties, except
some small gaps that will be filled up in
ample time. There is a bridge to be built
over the north fork of the Platte, but that
is already partly done, and will cause no
The track has been laid this summer at
the average rate of one mile and six
tenths per day for every working day in
the month, and making no allowance for
rainy days or want of material. Three
hundred miles of rails, chairs, etc., have
been taken up the Missouri this summer
and landed at Omaha.
Before the work is stopped this month
(October) 325 miles will be in running or
der. By January 1st the Chicago and
Northwestern will have completed their
road to Council Blulfs, when all the future
material of the Union Pacific will pass
through Chicago on the way to Omaha.
The item of freights up the narrow and
tortuous channel of the Missouri has been
an enormous one. To get engines and
cars up from St. Joseph (from which point
nearly all the freight was taken) a boat
had to be constructed on purpose, and so
built as to draw only three feet of water.
It cost to transport engines from the shops
in the East, where they were built, from
$1,700 to $2,200 each, and cars from $250
to $1,000 each. It is evident that all rail
communications next summer will reduce
the item of freights from 30 to 40 per
cent While no road has ever been so
cheaply graded, none have ever been
built under so many disadvantages and
expenses, and the whole world may well
look on with wonder at the almost magic
build of 28(5 miles now in running order.
.The vonder is increased as you look upon
the map and see it built afar off from jany
other railroad, and only the Missouri river
to furnish a channel for supplies.
For the last six months the railroad
company has had four corps of engineers
feeling around for a pass through the
Rocky Mountains. No route has yet been
adopted. Jlolliday's overland mail now
starts at Fort Kearny, 175 miles from
Omaha, passengers and mails going that
distance on the railroad. From Kearny
the stages keep on the south side of the
Platte until they reach Denver City. A
pontoon bridge has been sent up the road,
and will be thrown over the river at Cot
tonwood, and the. connection with the
road at Fort Kearny be abandoned on
November 5th, thus saving 80 miles of
staging, and leaving only 48 hours of
stages from the road to Denver City.
When the road stops for the winter it will
probably have reached Julesburg, and the
transfer be made at that point, leaving
about 3( hours of stages for the next three
THE GOVERNMENT COMMISSIOXERS.
The Pacific railway is especially favored
among American railway enterprises, be
cause of the existence of natural obstacles
and bulk of undertaking that would rest
fatally on any embarking of private capi
tal in the work. It could not be built
without government aid. The govern
ment has appointed its commissioners to
supervise and examine every mile of track
before it is accepted.
THE BUSINESS ASPECT.
It la very difficult to estimate the busi
ness of the Pacific road. Colorado. Utah,
and Montana, have a population of a quar
ter of a million. In 18G4 it was estimated
upon very carefully prepared data that
40.000,000 pounds of freight were carried
over the Plains in wagons. In 1865 it in
creased to 200,000,000 pounds., and em
ployed 9.000 wagons, 50,000 cattle, 16,000
horses and mules and 10.000 men as driv
ers, guards, etc.", making the cost for freight
alone last year nearly enough to pay $50,
000 mile for the construction of the
road. Thousands of passengers were ear
ied at $175 head from the Missouri to
Colorado, and $3-30 to Salt Lake. Now
the Overland Stage Company charge $125
from Omaha to Denver. $250 to Salt Lake
and about $400 through to California. If
the Pacific railroad charge one half those
rates they will double and quadruple the
freight and passenger business, ana make
the road profitable the first year this, in
dependent of the business from the Atlan
tic to the Pacific, that will only commence
when the road shall have been completed
from ocean to ocean, and the tide of the
-world's cosaiaerco elb3 aadflo-w3acxo3it
A Quakeress in a Hurry.
An amusing matrimonial story is told
of the olden time of New England. It so
fell out that two young people became
attached to each other, as young people
sometimes do. The young woman's father
was a wealthy Quaker, the young man was
" poor but respectable.'' The father could
stand no such union, and resolutely op
posed it, and the daughter dared noj dis
obey openly. She met him by moonlight,
while she pretended never to see him, and
she pined and wasted in spite of herself.
She was really in love a state of sighs
and tears, which women oftner reach in
imagination than reality. So? the father
remained inexorable. Time passed on,
and tiw? rose of Mary's damask cheek
passed off! She let not concealment, like
a worm in the bud, prey on that damask
cheek, however ; but ' when her father
asked her why she pined, she always told
him. The old gentleman was a widower,
and loved his girl dearly. Had it been a
widowed mother who had Mary in charge,
a woman's pride never would have given
way before the importunities of a daugh
ter. Men are not, however, so stubborn
in such matters, and when t"H) father saw
that his daughter's heart was really set
upon the match, he surprised her one day
by breaking out : " Mary, rather than
mope to death, thou hast better marry as
thee choosest and when thee pleases."
And what did Mary? Wait till the
birds of the air had told her swain of the
change, or till her father had time to
change his mind again? Not a bit of it,
She clapped her neat, plain bonnet on her
head, walked directly to the house of her
intended as the street could carry her.
She walked into the house without knock
ing for knocking was not fashionable
then and she found tho family just sitting
down to dinner. Some little commotion
was exhibited at so unexpected an appari
tion as an heiress in the widow's cottage,
but she heeded it not. John looked up
inquiringly. She walked to him and took
his hand in hers. " John," said she,
" father says I may have thee." And
John got directly up from the dinner table
and went to the parson's. In just twenty
four minutes they were man and wife.
Pkettt Waiter Girls. The worthy
gentlemen who pieside over the municipal
affairs of the metropolis of the Pacific ap
pear to be exceedingly susceptible to the
blandishments of the gentler sex. Con
duct nor condition is by them taken into
consideration when passing an ordinance
if such ordinance in any way affects wo
men even if they have fallen into a lager
beer cellar. It was quite amusing to see
the struggle between interest and inclina
tion exhibited by some of the " honorable
members" on Monday night, when the or
dinance to permit the pretty waiter girl
saloons to keep open till two o'clock in
the morning was under discussion. The
demoralizing effects of the places where
these girls are employed to allure custom
ers could not be denied by any member of
the Board. The petitions of many thous
ands of the most responsible residents in
the city, to have the evil abated, prevented
any possibility of doubt on that point So,
as an excuse for the continuance of the
evil, it was pathetically urged by more
than one of the kind-hearted Supervisors
that if the girls were turned out of the sar
loons they would have no resource left
but a life of shame." AVhat a homily upon
the case such an excuse itself preaches !
The life led by these poor girls for the
profit of the saloon keepers leaves no re
source for them than shame and degrada
tion. Are not parents who have boy3
growing up to that age when, like the
Supervisors, they feel the influence of the
smile of even a " pretty waiter girl," to be
considered in framing an ordinance regu
lating the conduct of drinking saloons?
Are there no person's feelings to be con
sidered in such cases except the keepers
of the lowest class of these establishments?
It is only reasonable to expect that the
strong commendations of these pretty
waiter girls, made by the members of the
Board, will frame an excuse for many to
visit them who would have been ashamed
to have done so had the Board condemned
them by restricting the hours during which
they should carry on their satanellia.
Sa,7i Francisco Times.
Buffalo Huxtixo Made Easy. A west
ern exchange says that about a month ago
a party of young men hired a sleeping car
in Philadelphia, which they stored with all
the luxuries and necessaries desired for a
buffalo hunt, and traveled in it all the way
to Fort Riley. Two miles from Fort
Riley the party hired ambulances, which
conveyed them between 200 and 300
miles distant where herds of buffalo were
grazing. Having killed five or six of tho
huge animals, and enjoyed themselves to
their hearts' content tbe party returned,
having been gone about three weeks, and
having traveled the whole distance from
Philadelphia to Fort Riley in a single
Practical, Ecoxomt. A thrifty young
man got married to a rosy young Irish
girl quite to the horror of his mother and
sisters, but defended himseli by the fol
lowing logic : " If I marry an American
girl. I must have an Irish, girl to take care
of her, and I cannot afford to support
An Englishman proposes- a scbera8 to
pay off his country's national debt la cce
Hundred aod twenty-four years.
The "Winter of One Heart. ,
A beautiful writer counsels wisely when,
he says : " Live so that good angels may
protect you from that terrible evil the win
ter of tho heart Let no chilling influenco
freezo up the fountains of sympathy and
happiness in its depths ; no cold burden,
settle over its withered hopes, like the snow
on faded flowers ; no rude blasts of discon
tent moan and shriek through its desolated
chambers. Your life-path may lead thro'
trials which for a time seemed utterly to
impede your progress, and shut out tho
very light of heaven from your anxious
gaze. Penury may take the place of ease
and plenty. Your luxurious apartments
may be changed for humble ones the soft
couch for the straw pallet the rich viands
for the coarse food of tbe poor. Summer
friends may forsake you, and the unpity
ing world pass you with scarcely a look of
compassion. You may be forced to toil
wearily, steadily on, to earn a livelihood
you may encounter base avarice and fraud
that would extort the last farthing, till you
well nigh turn in disgust from your fellow
beings. Death may sever the dear ties
that bind you to earth, and leave you in
tearful darkness. That noble, manly boy,
the sole hope of your declining years, may
be taken from you, while your spirit clings
to him with a wild tenacity, which even
the shadow of the tomb cannot wholly
subdue. Amid all those sorrows, do not
come to the conclusion that nobody was
ever so deeply afflicted as you are, and
abandon the anticipation of better days
in the unknown future. Do not loose your
faith in human excellence, because confi
dence has sometimes been betrayed, nop
believe that friendship was only a delusion
and love a bright phantom which glides
away from your grasp. Do pot think that
you aro fated to be miserable, because you
are disappointed in your expectations and
baffled in your pursuits. Do not declare
that God has forsaken you when your way
is hedged about with thorns, or repine sin
fully when he calls your dear ones to tho
land beyond the grave. Keep a holy trust
in heaven through every trial ; bear adver
sity with fortitude, and look upwards in
hours of temptation and suffering. When
your locks are white, your eyes are dim,
and your limbs weary, when your steps
falter on the verge of death's gloomy vale,
still retain the freshness and buoyancy of
spirit which will shield you from the icy
Winter of the Heart"
Pride. Pride is as great a beggar as
want, and a great deal more saucy. When
you have bought one fine thing you must
buy ten more, that your appearance may
be all of a piece ; but poor Dick says, 'tis
easier to suppress the first desire than sat
isfy all that follow it And it is as truly
follyor the poor to ape the rich as for
the frog to swell in order to ape the ox,
Vessels large may venture more, but
little boats should keep near shore." It
is, however, a folly son punished ; for as
poor Dick says, " pride that dines on van-i
ity sups on contempt Pride breakfasted
with plenty, diped with po verty, and sup
ped with infamy." And after all, of what
use is this pride of appearance for which
so much is suffered ? It cannot promote
health nor ease pain ; it makes no increase
of merit in the person ; it creates envy, it
hasteqs misfortune. Franklin.
Fqseiqx Haih Edict. A most peculiar
decree has been issued by the municipal
council (Of the departmnnt of Correge,
'That august assembly in high council have
il . i ll. . A? - 1 A
ueciaeu mat, me practice so prevalent
among young women of Normandy and
of Brittany to sell their hair in the market
places of their respective villages is
highly immoral, and, therefore, forbid the
practice. The custom has been that those
who wished to dispose of their cheveiure,
should wear bright ribbonsQn their ehig
non, which were synonymous with the
words, " Look ,at my hair, it is for sale."
Hair venders were then privileged tq go
up to the girl, untie the ribbons, examine
the hair, and bargain as to its price. As
soon as this knotty point was decided, the
purchaser, armed with scissors, cut off his
merchandise, leaving but a fkw short curls
Sagacity of a Fox. -A keeper on one of
the western ranges of the Ochils recently
discovered a bed of young foxes, but the
old one was gone. In order to secure her
he concealed several traps at the mouth of
the hole. Whether Mistress Reynard ob
served him at a distance or suspected some
unfriendly operation, is not known ; but at
any rate, on the keeper returning next day
he found all tl traps sprung. They were
re-set for several days with like results.
Anxious to ascertain how this arose, the
keeper lay in wait one morning, after set
ting the traps. Soon the wily fox return
ed with food for her offspring. She halted
a little distance off, and went away, bringr
ing back a stick in her mouth. With this
she began to poke awaj at the mouth of
the hole, and presently sprang all the traps
and entered safely, ,
The Third Party- A Pantheist minis
ter one day met Pr. Emmons, and ab
" Mr. Emmons, how old are you
" Sixty, sir ; and how old are you ?"
" As old as the creation," was the an
swer, in a triumphant tone.
" Then you are qf the same age as Adam
and Eve 2"
" Certainly, I was in the gardea v&ea
"I have always heard that there was a,
third person inthe garden with them, rex.
flied the doctor, with great CQolfigsj, "fe3i
never. kne?r t&at H was yo.n 1 -