The new Northwest. (Portland, Or.) 1871-1887, July 21, 1871, Image 1

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A As-real fear Ik epM, ' J .',7--. 1 .1 1
i s Us leaasssts of MmmmmHj, n '
InHaia I la rvittk sad hVrilftae, ,
Alive M sU IJvs 1mm, u4 Taosoofkljr
, Radical U
f th
' In ka gallant mood M we could evoke
- ftw the nMrfM we lt Week rwi ponded
louirtlfltla the Nw WoBTHWEirr
torso' asaal lasts ksrtra UW HM1 t Sks Ml Slliatlia Will ha M a M4r
r.oaaaalrallaaa, -
In relation te the "Woman Question,"
; - r ' and In what we Intended for polite atm
' - J . tlltude usrd the-terms "sturdy oak"
f end "the Hinging vine" to represent
7- the brute Msn a ad th divinity Woman.
- la the way a rejoinder the N w North-
warr characterise our pretty talk" m
, -insipid nwa."-iXfMnMi
' - We ar aorry for th editor of Uteifrf
letin. We hadn't the leant Idea that he
-T ' wm trying to nm "per talk. In our
unsophisticated innocence we thought
i:-:llL en J" bat h enli. .Ws didn't
' know that he waa trying to represent a
brute" and a ll vlniiy.". If we had we
"' should not have considered It worth
V while to mU our lightning la reply.
Wo don't bellow man In a "brute" any
mere than bo believe woman to. bo a
"divinity," and wo are rejoiced to know
that the Bulletin to with ua ; but wo ar
Tory aorry tur .tho oditor abont hla
"nrettv tela. ui
"Bot nonaenao aaj dHnera arn.aomo
reaUy good things In tho JButUtim't artJ-
clo under nraaant tnnalilaratlnn. Hoar
hint ifr 'tc- '-"r! x
XII gooiTmen will agree iwlth her In
-tboorrerent condemnation and deapiaal
of that elaaa of erontnreo of tho male Ben
in human form who, with health and
etrength. yet aubelat upon tho labor or
- tho substance of their wires, and make
' no -eflhrt prorWe for ths support of
their famlllf by honeat or suiUblo
employment. And so will every good
. man hold In high estimation
man bold in blgn estimation ai
mlrlngly approelato tho lndusti
v pforltlonoa, and tho exeelleneo an
luatry and
bo and aelf-
saerlOcInc nature of tho woman who
prefers to toll herself rather than that
.y-mmy eonneeted with or dependent upon
1 hoeohonM snffrr nir suljstenanve. '
Men generally will admit, and Indeed
" they are prone to boast the met, that U
tho vlrtwono OKampIo and bonign in-
nuenco or woman aroiney-iargiayia-dvbted
for much they fissaise -or enjoy
In thin Ufa. But also Is it a fact, too of
ten experienced by those who are enlled
- - upon to pay "store bills, that beside
owing 'whatever moaaure of sihocm In
life has been meted out to them" to dear
woman, they likewise an mad to ott
- more than their slender bmobjo onnble
- - them to pay for tho "store bUhi nfore-
Just hero we ask oar Mend to hold On
tin we get an Idea through his cranlnjn
- Were tt not lbrtha OTrslMwkmmgupro
taction," which yoi so poeUeally prated
oreT last wek In your pretty talk,
nlna-tentba of tho "dear" women of tho
wwold engage tn some eongenlal
and , remuneraUve employment that
would pay their own store bills. , Women
--tnoW to their great hMonrenlehee that
- - - tho "means" of many men ar Indeed
- . "sUnder," while their ehlldren are nam
. . eroni nd tneir hooneholil expenses are
many. They know that these "sturdy
oaka," upon which they are expected to
. JL r, make beiieva that they "depend," are In
' reality many of them Very slender
T sapUnga, which tho "clinging tIw"
- must exert herself to sustain. We do
not object to this. Woman nhould do
ner duty In tho world's great drama;
and her duty la not to cling as tho poison
try to tho struggling oak, but to grow
straight and graeeful by the side of man
aa hla equal and co-worker In tho great
1 iifoatruggw. f rrr'
It la th duty of man toovoreotno tho
. chlvalrle pomposity Into, which ho has
Inflated himself. I It la hU duty to open
(he door of business, of poUtlot, bf of-
: Boa, of any and every agreeable, remnn
oratlro oceupatlon to woman, that aho
may assist him by her Influence, her jn
tultlon and common sense In adding to
'slender, mean," upon which ah
baa been so long ooaipelled to eke out n
show of sham respectability. "
Bat, Obi wears sad beyond our power
to express! J oat Mthia, discussion la
getting Interesting we glance along tho
'oorama to the doe of tho BulUiim'i ar
ticle, and And that bo pitilessly say
he "will retire from the field of contro
versy." Oh, yes! bo ofom any wlthjher
permission," and wo In reply emphatlo-
: atlynlaf ow protest against hie too
udden retreat. Let ua hear from him
. Thanks for tho Dailg BwlUilm. Bet
ter into tnan never. . We'll send oar
Dally around a soon aa we get tt started.
-A ruws or IjrOnJIATIOl . w
Tim a C. .fMrrprU Is hereby In
formed that tho "dress inoOM jteddiei"'
of which It made eowplalnt last week la
not n believer In th right of all ha
inanity,! &be fQHki out of our
sphere, and agrees With th JCnUrprUe
that women , are .not good enough or
"Too good, which? to vote. These ktnd
rolced termaganU are all against the
ballot for woman, Womanly wotiieti,
who dislike wrong doing and? abuses
against society . and Individuals, are
those who would wield the franchise.
Ta rowdyln, clam of Vowen are mllf
lied to have braBlln-n7the
Vlater Don! way, of theNxwNoaTit
wwr," fof thus a converted eoatem
pnrary addresseth ua, Ukes this oeoa
atoa to assure th editorial fraternity
that she Is no apologUt for errntlo went
n or Utelr strange misdeeds, gh
knows weawavM not aivlnitiee, and
do not Intend to parade thorn so suoh,
Therefore "sister Dunlway" most em
phatically declares that good and Intel
ligent women should help good and In
telligent men to mat such law as are
' to proacrlbs th wfckedne
both eexe.
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VOIi. 1.
What la H that make all those men
who associate habitually with women
superior to other who do not f What
makes lost woman wno la accustomed to
and at ease In the society of men, supe
rior to her sex In general ? Holely be
cause they are in th nabit or rree.
graceful, continued conversation with
tho other sex. Women In this way
lose their frivolity, their faculties awak
en, their detlcacte and peculiarities un
fold all their beauty and eaptlvatlon in
the spirit of Intellectual rivalry. And
men lose their pedantic, rude declama
toryTor sullen msnnss. Thoooinof tho
understnndin- and' tho heart' chances
continually. The aapsrities sre rubbed
eH? their better material polished and
brightened, and their nebnees, uxo tuo
gold, I wroogtit Into finer work
manship by tho nngero of women than
It ever eouht bo by those of men. Tho
Iron and ta steal of their characters are
hidden, like the character and rar
of a giant by studs and knot of precious
wnon taey are not wanted in
actual warfare. -
W ellp the above selection from th
Walla Walla SfeUitmam, one ofor
most logicaTsnd respectable exchanges.
When w contrast our Washington and
Wyoming Territory papers with some
of the swlU-sllngtng hebdomadal of the
Willamette valley w are ready to weep
for shame. There must be a Urge pru
rient element of reading Ignoramuses
la" Western Oregon, els
then libidinous man's right sheet
would toratarred Into' decency-W
have but few of them, however, In com-
parleon with the An array of respecta
ble journals, which are a living credit
to our State and people; therefore we
conclude that the workl la not deterior
ating, ' though Its movements on the
grade - rjf-yivreMlou XJoiiJr6rferifbTy
slow. . . . ' i
The Washingtou and Wyoming Ter
ritory paper are frequently giving oat
good thoughts, which prove that they
are awake to tho real issue of this de
cade, the momentous woman quest ion.
Is It poaslbl that Washington, as well
as 'Wyoming, wfTl , emancipate her
women before Oregon become educated
to th knowledge f th necessity of this
Important step T The sensible article
above would seem to warrant us In be
lieving that ah wlltw- -
A XATTX 07 W0I0.
Th fair editor of the Vmw Soa-rH-
WIst . republUhes a eommnnlcatlon
which was sent to a through the Post
Office, dated East Pnrtlaml, signed A
Woman,' ana published In tne tfullrti
S short time -ago. - Ho tar, all right.
But nest the N rW North wwrr re
marks t 4W are afraid It wa written
uj m nun in in, jimunim vinrv.- In
reepiiee"we will nsjure; oiirx JijWraJry l
that sne u certainly in error. TM com
tntmieatitm tu tmhlMrd mm inwlius, so
JtHg wtm.-.r-.
(The Italics are our ewn.En. NKW
NowrBwawr.) ; ... .. ---r ...
"In the Kaw J"outhwk8T of yester
day oerurs this !
tie the editor or the HulleH pro
test that he believe' that hla Mr.
Woman Is genulnet therefore he says
wo were certainly In" error about that
letter's origin. Thoogh we acknowledge
It dlffleult to find n way to convert a
belief Into a Vertalnty' without come
proof, yet this I masculine logio, and
we must accord It due consideration.'
What we did say was this S
'But next the Skw Nobthwimt re
marks S 'We are afraM It wa written
by a man In the HutleHm office.' In
response we will assure ooreotemporary
that she Is certainly In error.4 - -
Now, this wm a fact we knew about.
and therefor we declared that the letter
In nntlfit waa not written bv a a
In this office and it is n this eonneo
tlon our 'certalntv had' aiftatcetion.
Wealsoexpressed thtMicf that the wri
ter wan a woman and In this sense was
emitted oar heJiet - - If against this sort
of masculine logic our lair eotemmrary
shall urge exceptions, and shall oflket It
with the logic (feminine, ta Itf) exhib
ited In her premutation of tho ease, we
very much tear the latter will go to the
walT la the estimation of iojriclans,
whether maaculln or feminine." Bui'
Irtitt Jvlg liths-' r . . J7
1 Our f rUud of th nWrt n nai Tt iio-
ealiar way of "hitching the cart before
the horse" when he starts out on a tour
of logical Investigation. , Aa a aentenos-and-Ulen
contortionist he to a decided
Our contemporary and colleague, the
Drcgon Herald, was out last Friday
with n half column of comment and ex
altatloa over the alleged Intimacy of
President Grant -with a noted woman
suffragist. The Jltrntd says that the
President expresses hiaasalf In favor of
our cause, declaring that It "ought to
succeed." - The Herald also gives
epeeinaea of poetla shapaody front the
lather of the Administration, which
waxes too fat for .our columns. ,.' We've
about made up our uilad-to'run the ed
itor of the JIemld for Vie President for
oAcsv " lie's a genuine
and w believe we could
Wt, All IOtlTfroi MIL
We are aorry. to disappoint our sadly
frightened friend of th rlaleaa swVnvury,
who evidently ha a high. ambition to
become dictator to- th ?IW ICaaTH-
wkbt. If we should spend our Urn In
sullying the bright and pure page of our
journal by stirring up such slim as
greeted our olfactories when w snooun
tered the last JuVveWy. w should feel
thar iwrself and journal ahould be lnil4,,ut4sr:
Islted to the abode of awlna and baa.
1 ' W ha v from time to time alluded to
the above named scandal, which the
man's right press ha been vailing for
the past month aa a sweet morsel under
1U Journalistic tongue, but allusions
have been confined to expression of ut
ter disapprobation of tho private career
of thin woman, as portrayed to a by
mason 1 In journalists, with the apparent
sanction of legal authority. We have
no meet ved a copy of neorfAnU A CJo
ite'e ITeeAfjralnos the aCsjadaTwai out,
and aa it was oomlng ta us regularly be
fore that Una, we are afraid that some
man's righto man has intercepted H.
It Is well known that man's rights men
have sols control of most Oregon post
elPces; threfore they will pardoa as for
believing that they are not over partial
to equal rights women.' , " 'JlH J .
, Borne friend has sent as a copy of the
Amulag Brpmbtto, newspaper published
In Philadelphia, a journal not committed
to equal rights, but like the Orrponfan,
.iSrnrssnum, XVsiasre and some-other
Oregon publication, Is "on the fence,"
watching the wares of public popular
ity, Intending to cast Its lot with u
soon a U can know that w are on the
winning side. The Sumdag Kejmblle la
ahead of Oregon journals In that It has a
woman's department,' edited : by a
woman, which ia It prinolpal attrac-
tion, ThU "Woman haa'lntervlewed
Tctoria Woodhull at her banking house
A at ber residence, and,' though she
went there prejudiced against her, the
people Who really desire to know the
truth, can see by reading' her very Inter
where, her prejudices were scattered to
the winds, and her visit culminated la
the story which we gladly give pur
reader, believing that they desire to
know th troth. - ' - : .
The dally press was Jubilant during th
past week over the performance of la
dies la T!le Jeal A Co's Circus. .Ws
Were treated to graphio acoounU ofl
equesMantsm, aetobatlc akm and tqrfRmpublUm paper. . W auppoa It
turing" though w haven't JJia, least
Idea what that last la. Kot one word
hav th papers said about thee "strong-
minded women" being out of their
"sphere." They hav sent forth no wall
about neglected husbands and ouflerlng
children and deeertM fireside, They
have not com plained that those women
are not 'clinging vine " they have
"t IllrtnHI I. t it PyftHetr
neither aa their modesty received the-j
slightest contusion, i It Is only when
a arises In the eonscleatlous dis
cbarge of her duty to amend th loose
moral of society, and arouse the publi
to a higher sense of woman's moral and
legal responsibility, that men are set ted
with spasmodic modesty. . ' -
iwnir BLtionio.-
Tao Oregon City AWerwrt last week
dropped the dirty mop which tt had
been using, In throwing swill at what It
rails "strong-salnded women," and apol
ogised for having used the same. Where
upon, much to our surprise and grief,
the Albany XViNoorof picked up the
dirty mop, of whiuh th Enterprise
become SHhamed, and undertook In Its
Issue of July 11th toZ besmear tho Kkw
Noamwavrx w 1th sonte e xceed I n ply of-
fenatv swUL We expertedbeUer thing
of n. v. a- .
t : ij.
; - " - V OOimPOIBEIOB.
x.ThUdepartmeutof theKW KoKTM-
west Is to be a general vrhicie for ex
change of Ideas eoacemlag any and all
matters that may be legitimately dis
cussed In our columns. Finding It practi
cally Impossible to answer each corres
pondent by private let Un we adopt this
mod of communication To save our
Monde the disappointment that woqM
otherwlseacerew from our IneJtUlty to an
swer trietr queries. We cordially Invite
everybody that ha a question to ask, a
uggeation to make, or a acokling to give
to contribute to the Correspondents'
f W. U. L., 8do,' writes: "We have had
a dispute aad have agreed to leave It to
yon to deride. Tb question is: What
proporttoii of men and women la there
In the population of the gWbr gome
say Hhere to double the number of
women that there to of men. Pleas de
ckle." W think that the numbers of
men and women upon the globe are very
ly equal. It Is-
Ine wars sometlniea thin not tK. r..,k.
of men until It would seem that
would outnumber the survivor ; but as
ahjrsor3glcaL4roof that n one eased
state of society Is unnatural, we have
abundant evidence that nature make
an extra effort to restore sexual equilib
rium In the well isnra Increase of male
lnmn(TdUring the years Immediately
succeeding auch war. Tb equal
culine and feminine eWmeuU of mind
and matter are distinctive features of
the great harmony of nature. ' We have
no data at hand upon which to base our
opinion, but w think th ml of com
mon sense to applicable In this m well as
other matter.'.'' ; ;
, airs. F. T.: We have sent the Kxw
yorrHwrar toyour address. Uaay
Hop to hear
from yxm again. - "
J. T. X) "Veur letter to' received.
Ws deeply appreciate the kind remem
brance. , ; V-- J .
Vary A. t Wc hav not aa yet had
opportunity to Investigate the matter.
?IIarry I A. Wa are pleased with
your criticism. We think you are at
fault la one particular. ..Will writ you
privately if you will send a stamp to
Pay pontage., . There are ao many de
mands upon us for postage that we are
sellod to adept this rule or die In
the. postal aorvtoeef oar respected Uncle
riamnel, which we do not propose to do
e4praerd. ;i . :..'.;, . . .
D. N. X.if We h varecel ved the open
ing chapters of tho story, and will begin
to publish when wo get the whole. W
cannot depend upon, the mail or ws
would begin the story at one. Year first
chapter dl( not reach ua till one week
after the second. - . - :.r.,;!. j
A. Cl We cannot poiehaaolfftS. for
tho paper at present, As long as oar
own efforts pass current la the literary
market we shall be compelled to ass
t, as we "work for nothing and
board onrselt" When the paper be-
come a flnnclaLJUcoeay and ws m
eonaequencs grow corpulent and eoase
qoential and lasy, w shall then be
happy to purchase the cogitations of
ambitious scribblers. " - -.
O. 8, P.: We have not received them
or we should have complied with your
request. Guess their hearts failed them,
though we are much surprised If they
did. W sent th If gw TTobthwest as
directed. Thank. Hope to have th
pleasure of a persona,! acquaintance.
What aboujhatommqnlcatloa for the
Oeorge 8. It : Consult your dictionary.
We ahould think you would find It eas
ier to do this than to writ a letter ask
ing such a question. : 'V"r
"Inquirer" from Balom writes 1 "Is It
a fact that yon espouse the doctrines of
the Radical party? I see that the lfer
ewry says yon do.". The itereurp Ja al
ways Imagining that it has seared np a
Republican eooew. The chief business of
Its nil tur far the last six Venn baa been
i j .iiuM ta vllUm-and
Judges us by Itself., .It is no true that
ws espouse the doctrine of any political
party; neither shall we, until a new
party, based upon tbenrinciple of equal
ity before the law, 1 eraajaed, wbk-a
shall be free from the corruption that at
present pollute jjolltkal plaoua.
J Mrs. A. O. P.i-Oeta quaK of cold-
pressed linseed oil, and thoroughly oil
your white Br- kltcheirTToffr, renewing
Um WUng process about once a month,
and grease spots will" not offend your
Ideas of order. - Put a small sad spongy
cloth In your mop, empty the oil into a
basin, and mop the floor With IU In
this way you will not Mr your back,
and you can oil th floor In Ave minutes.
The floor must not a stepped upon till
thoroughly dry.
Urs. H, H.J : "Bait" yeast wiU rise In
the cue thla hot weather. . Our plan to to
take a pint of morning milk, to which
we add a teaspoonful of salt and a pinch
of sugar, ir in flour to tli consistency
of griddle oak batter and set In the sun
to rise. It will rlae in about five hour.
If youf yeast Is good the bread wilf be
A unniu auflbiwr 1 It la foil V for VOU
to spend y out lime and stWngth In ntak
lag natoh-werk quUtor-Wehaveknowi
women vhoee natural genlua waa of tho
highest order who eruolAed It all on Ui
altar of patch work, tatting, embroider
ing and crochet. Burh work to weU
enough for occasional pastime, but with
many women It has become a
We do not very muchwoader at this.
Women must have something to em
ploy Mia thoughts. The best remedy for
"nerves" that we ever tried was "lots"
of active and absorbing buslne,
" Other IctUrs will be anewr wd
week. ' " '--- : i -t
' ' s. ' tosmntenirs.)
Bnrroa Ksw Jfoarawssri
' Under th abov caption an odltorial
article appeared la a late Isaac of the Ba
tons Hertmrw. In which the editor of
that paper mad an attempt to Season
against woman's' rifrlit to tb elective
rranchlM. This certainly shows a much
better and more manly spirit' than to
oppose the movement, aa to too often the
case, With sneers or with the low slang
of th street-corner ruffian Th present
to emphaUcally aa age of reason, and it
" a .. .a
- S
ject Of woman om a ueep
nubile opinion, Tb literature of all
countries and all times testifies' to ths
eminent pbv accorded to her In the
cultivated thought of the world. Alike
the glory of chivalry, the life of romance,
the soul of poetry aad ths Inspiration of
art, shs ha been the regnant Ideal In all
the finer spheres of mental achievement.
But. eU subjects .chang their .aspect
with the advance of thought, Ta forms
sf chivalry have passed away, aad the
romancing spirit Is repressed by a new
discipline In a period of absorbing prac
tical Inquiry ; yet woman is still in thej
aeoeudaat, though she come before us
now in a aewphashv. . I
Having been idolized, sung and flat
tered through all the mode and Jejuni
of poetic feeling. It seems at length her
destiny to be soberly eortairfered. Tb
1 spirit of the kg U snalytle anr radical:
it UkM (allies to pieces, gad goes down
as their roots. la this tompet Us atten
tion to drawn to wnmsn s her capaol
tie, dutle pad right end she tho ba
the subject of a question. In rea
soning upon this question the editor of
the Mercury, after mentioning thet siif
fragiata dessand the ballot because with
It they oooid bring about a great social
and polltloai reJarny goes on to state one
ebjecUon "aoa-mutuality of respoaid-
Ullty" In this, that while war to iaUi-
matly Blarod-and aseutd by the
voters of this onntry, woman, from her
eenetif tion . and hablU of
thought, to unqualified to bear her equal
hare of tho hardships aad dangers of
th "tented field." - In reply to thto let
messy that, u the laws now sxlst, there
to not a mutual responsibility upon ta
' voters of the land.' During our
late war there were thousands of men
who were exempt from military duty, en
accpunt of physleol dnabllltyr--who
voted every alecUon, aad yet no eo ever
thought of challenging their right to
vote for that reeaoa.7nxaUea without i
m presentation Is surely wrong, and yet
the property of woman to taxed, by laws
which she did not berp t make," for
raising and aqalpidng armtoa and na- j
vies, aad for all tho expenses of prose
uttng war. Now, would there be more
Injostice In allowing women to vote for i
wsjylawhich thryjoasnnt flgfat, than.
titer is la taxing thtr property to carry
en a war la the deelaring of which they f
have no vole :7rz ,
rarther on In his articl the editor of
th Afereary aakat Then, should she be
elothed with th power to Involve her
maJejn-lghbois ln31od
when she herself ha nothing in com
mon at stoker r Ah! there's the rub!"
11m she nothing at staks 7 . Is she not a
wife and moUier,kod does her bosom
not swell vrith unspeakable anguish as
he sees husband and sons going out to
battle! -leak net a sister, end doe she
feel no grief na aer noble brother goes
out to endure the hardships and dangers
of wart " Is she not a loving ma Idea,
and Is her heart an wrung as her 'be
trothed to torn from her by the hand of
war, -perhaps never more to return T
wer ta uit aii, iot ipovga woman, nuiy
not take tne nid in war, who can my
that her Influence, her word of cheer.
her message of love, her token of re
membrane and dovetloa, prepared at
home by her own fair hands, and cent
to the front, end above all her silent.
constant prayer are of lesa actual Im
portance man woum ne ner pn vnirmi
help ea the fiid and in h battle? Then,4,rirtJ' -women in spite of their devo
too, woman is found ou the Held of bat-1 ,or to pleasure and the comparatively
the last maain of brra rVmt A$nm li.w
srwLtn rlns th eyes of th sIUnd-il.
now. titen, can any one say ibat when
war darken tlie laud alto Juts no com
mon Interest with man at stake T It to
weary, at
province to endure the lonov
torn days and sleepless alghts
vet her suffering is notfese
at bona, vet her soOerina to not
real than that of the soldier in the field.
"Bo It tut been alnce the days of Hectila
and Hertor, tamer of horses t Inside Ute
gases, the women with streaming hair
and uplifted - hand offering- prayers.
waU liing the world combat from alar,
filling their long empty day with mem'
ertos and fears ; outside; the men In
nere struggle wim tnings suvine end
human, uuenvhlwg nteutory in . the
stranger light of purpts. Wing the
sens of dread, and even of wounds, In
the hun t Ins ardtrr of at taw." And the
tears of the bereaved wlte, or mother, or
stater at home arc not less prerious than
the blood of the hero littb IVt ld of
strife, nor are her prayers, breathed at
the solemn hour of night, while her
temples throb and her boaoray- heave
with grief and hopes and fears, of less
Imitortaoue than tne si tout of victory
ontrstmmrrt"--"'-x-",";. ---
Then In this point at least, In view of
the 6m, w ought to have no fears In
giving wemsa the ballot, ribe will
never Vote for war as long ss pesos Is
honorable, and If It Is forced upon ua she
will nobly bear her part. W. T.
Ysatsa and U nBota fcr Ofio.
- And to this eenasctlun we wish to
ssv a word in mfereuoa to the protsrietv
Tof selecting soma of our umet culu vstod
women for nteinlwr of our next lavls-
lature. TMr right to n scat tliere I no
longer an open quentlon ta Wyoming
Territory. . As an elector alto Las the
risht to be elected to any office In our
gift; and the creditable and Satisfactory
manner In which ah has dlsshsrgsi ail I
the swbUe duties orvotred on assy and
filled, every office aho has thus for as.
surued urHier. our tows, render it cer
tain that She will not disappoint us a a
legists lor. 1 But It to her sight, wheth
er we are ptmssd With the manner she
executes it, 'or displeased. We shall
hardly expect to beiully mtUfletl with
th course of any ntemlwr we may elect.
We think, however, we shall be great
gainers when we avail onrat lvea of the
peculiar detlcaey, the Instincttv sens
of lustlee, the sound common sense,
amltbe practical experience of women
In framing our laws. Ws hav In the
past excluded these, to oar own jrreat
rwsa.r BwAityla. aUU eurssil wlUT the
evil of partial legialaton, which women
can- iieat help us to remedy,' and of
which they have the greatest reason to
complain, a being the greatest suf
ferers. - . - . 7 ' ' .--
It ntuatrriot WeaU of ua, at all event
hers In Wyoming, that w are afraid to
carry eer experience of entire equality
t no ruiieet extent, or that w arrogate
to eunwlves a euperlority la making
lawa. or that ws exclude the women
from fh highest offices, by refusing to
elect them. - ..
, Wa-ask. thsrefore. In all i
and In good feith, that women be re
turned hi each branch of our next legislature-
Amf WO call unoo the"wwwen
of oar Territory to take aa active part
in the selection of our beet eitlxena mat
or female, etne end female, lor mem
ben. Let us have no more dissolute,
Ignorant aaen, themaelvwi babitual
law-breakers to frame tows r our pro
toot ton, and toy th foundation of our
new Htata. Ulv us tlie advantage of
veur counsel, the elevation or your
rity. the restraint of your Influence, and
our laws shall speak your praise In their
ws equauiy, aVarasM oaXtnet.
NO. 12.
la ta sMll air bmIs Use aansard;
In as rseaU sssraie Naegr Mass Ss i us t
was la sm aad Me srasts assda
Tne amiln-s Swr, la sselsear's sslirt
Ureal Master, hmrh as with thy BklllMl hsnd;
Ld sot th araale last ta la m dU:
nrast npaliosr, In sad peUsa aa, aer Wt, r .
Hhioea as lust, Tar Ira wttbia as Ha,.
Mpar not ths stroast-a with m as theaWUti
let thate as
aoayat sail
Onmptete Thy sorenss, that -wv awr 1
Thf siientlansBa(Ot
- ' .'r A Mea a sHst Ssv tt Ttasa
b Hwn a ladjr ia tbatesd
-VTst anaau asv mak an a lhalf -:
WUa saarsAil ajra wm pass aer ay,
r. As HtUc mmn Sw s' Uta4; .. ,
-tat K stars' eksna ahaM base Ik palm. - -
-A gtrrs s ilrl Sjt aa OuL
Wkst laonch her aaek wtth gates sk Sack,
' With Miaavwr sad s mat.
W aa aiapeaas with s Mast;
bsart sets m sash psV-
. Asirta1Hfsrataaa
Tkt aieMy Sara asay proudly aeora
A lowly lass sad a thai; .
"H prrlty Cms ass air more fraee
ThaaliaBcatr losfet aa a tasti
, Aslriailri fcra'taat. "
Then 1st as towst ths sooae M moat,
And ears H wll Sjc a IMt,
Wj'mb Ulth sad fcws, sll asmrta ahov
mmll relc aapresM aad a thai,'
And svsrr routs coalraa me InuSv
- A grt'sasrtfseaiasv
Parlor OnuunaeaU.
;-rtn(T KAJfrr.
A narlor ernameut of the fltHth. and
blood variety 1 a very costly thlug to
keen. If like wood, marble or bronae
decorations, it could be purchased for a
aunsaf money, put Into position, anil
stay put, no respectable complaint heed
be made; for the poet say a: ."A thing of
Deauty is a iny lorrver," ana i am not
prepared to dispute It; but some of the
parlor ornaments to which I refer are
not thing of beauty, but they are ever
lasting bills of expense. Their points of
resemblance with inauimated pi of
parlor furniture are rather striking.
You ask tli list lee bands what they
can do, they answer nothing; you. ask
the akull under the fiissled kicks whst
tt knows, and the answer Is still nothing
to apeak of, certaialy nothlag of ua.
A parlor ornament may be briefly and
succinctly described aa aa, oruatuental
peg t hang clothes on. -
I d not mean to my that there are
not sunibie gtrla, some of tbem, alas !
more sensible than their mothers girls
who are capable of developing Into very
uuurny existence wnicu uey lean.
j 1 like to aie young people eigoy iii-m-selvua
as well as an f tody II vimt. I lovr
"flyes swii asanybndy
tlMtr fresh, young feces, jraychet-ka,
and bright eyes, and have not traveled
ao far along luto okl mallenlom m to
foriwdJmw youn.-neiraad
fw l"riJ ? r-dlb world looks In
that dear, d. Ihrfatfu I, spoony, rose col-
erea tinr. t am quiu or ute ntouem
oi4ulon tlutt parents ought to do all
they can In reason for their children's
nsiqriness t but I do pcatest again tne
tyranny which young girls now exer
else over tiuir: parents, and the etelAalt
nesathey nukulfeat'luUie intrsultof their
own enjoyments. " ' -
There to Belle Hlnton over across the
wsy. Whst a dainty pieceof feminini
ty alt juok It ah eouice triindug down
the etca nT the house with her ruffles
and flouuoes ail in trlnl,"her feet beau
tifully si tod, her hands exquisitely
gtoVed,,lh!ck bra it la of exiwuslve false
hair adorning her bead," end number of
twinkling, fatry-llke Jewel about ner
pcrsou. - -'-.:'.'-
I have peeped a little behind th
scenes and I know abat an-esnenM
luxury Belle Is to the Hlntons. Her
father Is not Well off not ss writ off a
h used to be and poor Mr. Hlnton
pend the greater part of her 4ime
uretiging in a nine, tungy rnasiuer
over Belle's wardrobe, ao that the .par
lor ornament may be properly arrayed
in season and out of season. Why, n
modern girl's underclothing demands
more time in the making than n mai
den fifty year ago apent on all ths gar
ment ah wore. -
The wltoto thing Is a abank ' for . Belle
...i.m a . - t,
w .. . ,i ... i mm
never n plea sent sight to me to see silk
dresses and geur-gaws saved off of the
tutton; ami
when 1
Belle, I can generally calculate pretty
nearly how much Iter outfit na cost la
bufelier meat. V-
Betto nee to a fttshionabt Kniaoonal
church' where she will meet ber own set.
but her mother. Inn shabby gown, says
her prayers in a little ciianei srouno tne
corner, of no feme or conatderatlou In the
hvahlooaijle workl. -. i.-
I nope I am not doing that gay.
though lies young creature wrong when
I say she-would rather not meet her
own another In tlie street as she departs
arty ta te moms ag, wtut ner monineo
looking bonnet and her mtkt basket
on her arm to buy the family provisions
wnicn, t suspect, are secured by no en
of Jewing among th osalera.
Mrs. Hlnton to aa old friend of
Mary's. They were airia tnrether yearn
ago, wnea tne JUancruRa, Mrs. itinton s
own ntmiiy, neM tneir neao pmiy
his-h! nut tioor Mrs. Hlnton has been
pulled through -so many trouble since
then abe is qulU a changed nrmg in tu
but hee abtect sobmlaslon to th world.
I believe the only comfort ah enjoys to
coming into our cosy llttto sitting-room
dTa snornlnr and talking over ner trou
bles with bee eld friend; albeit, Mary Is
rather plain of speech and they disagree
oa most, subjects. Kot long ago, she
came In and ast down With such a warn
and wearied took, I pitied ber from my
."What to the matter bow T" Inotilred
Mary sympathetically. "Oh. nothing
snore utaa aweai- returned Mrs. Hln
ton, In n tone of enforced rvad nation:
"only Belie has bee Invited to another
large party, aad an says eh must
hav a aew dress. . I shouldn't mind
the expense of the material much, for
Belle to willing this time to put up with
seme thin stuf Ilk illusion or tarieton,
but It Is the trouble of Basking. But a
costume don't look like anything un
less it to covered with ruche and puflaj
and I shall hav all that to do myself.
,itt4 llt itl Vll J
km A. J. Mlt. Mbm ant reaortetar,
tmfi amtwajird
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upvr nnirvr-tmt..... in. n.aiaai.i.
Tarsts ... . ... . . , .
Miss Bette, th dwamaaker we nanallv
employ, can give us only one day next
it noes seem aa though fit
to rreat for me stn-nrth.
That kind of work you know rsolrca ito
end of patienee. andiuat new we have
only the most miserable apology for a
girl In the kitchen, ao that I am obliged
to attend a great dual to houaebotd mat
term. Belle to dreadfully particular, and
I get so nervous over- ripping out sih!
fussing that I dream about it at night.
Thto slavery to dress and the caauges
im ui faahlen take-away m;
society, there's no use contending;
against It. A girfs fort on aaay be
nude or ruined by little things. It I
humiliating t acknowledge, but I
snow Mm. Aibertoa never would mine
and take Belle out In her earrtagef or In
vite at-rto her bouse f site didn't drew
vie: and I earn own t yon that
'a ehanote In life depend very much
r keeping in the set t which ah
now belongs, and of course I ate ob
liged to ana souse aaeriniwa.'
That may be," aaid klary. trrlnr to
speak calmly, ''but to my mind itof-ft-rs
no good reason for allowiag girls to
wear out their mother lives, that they
may, Host amund snllrely-frrer fmrn -
car. Why don't Belle attend to her
own wanlrob ? Bbe la young and as
strong asyou are certainly; for I often
are here out early and ensns I
and the round of parties she attends Inn,
single month must be a great tax ou
physical vigor."
''Belle lives on excitement. returned
I Mr. Hlntun with a sigh. "Mho eaa
dance longer than any girl I ever saw,
but wnon sne taxes a neiie in ner
hand and sir down to sew, It brings on n
nervous headache directly, and then all
ahe can do to to lie on tho sobs, and di
rect how things shall be duuev 1 do be
lieve Belle could keep a dosed women
busy, she ha such a genius for plan
ning. . There's another thing about it; a
girl has to be dressed to roeiv com
pany, ye knew, and if she attrnpt to r
do auyming It Is lite saute aa labor last.
I often tnink it is belter and easier utr
me to do all the work tayself than to
attempt to hav Ball htdn." . ...
"1 naveoiu-ntsntonon notiuaa, pernaps"
aaid Mary,' with n little aerily In
her kind voice, "but it-seems to me
altogether out of place for girl to be
up, rwelrlug ner rrienu la tne
while her mother I toiling over
rartoe. '
Iter finery up stairs. I was1 brought up
to think uiat mother must bs con ddered
before any other member of tho ntmllr;
that mother's place waa In tavt at the
ueati of ute nouaenoia: ana ute nreeent
fashion of allowing the young danghter-
to pusn tne motner aside ana usurp ner
station at the very time there ought to
a: sons dignity and repuas in tne
mother's life, U 'pendrloua Hbe la
made ths slave of alt the raprices of
frivolous and absurd dressing that a
thoughtleas girl's fancy eaa invent, ami
1 am tartoriulned Uraeo shall not be
brought WP In this way If ahe Uvea to be
an old maid fifty time over."
"I know If wrong, si sited Mrc Hln
ton, helplessly, "but what can one do?
A tlriJUk Ih llfl would lis vs liar pnn
lioitts In life ruined If It was sustiected
that she worked.1 llri have so tit- br-
nseiess. Idle, good-forvsething erea tares
to go In the best society and secure a
hser'rthst-tation.-tcllet atyi-"
Ish ami much ailmired, ami if young
men were not such mercenary creatures.
always the watch to marry money, I
should hare aome bops for. her jtuttinx
settled to her mind. rbe ba a great
taste for elegance: I used to hav when
a girl, but It ha been beaten out of me.
All task now to to get into eotac earner
awMI llaWC (aTJ"
WImmi Mrs. Hlnton Jiinl left,' Mary
alglted. ami aaid, "That woman to the
must hopeless esse 1 ever saw. You
may preach to her n year and abe will
agree to everythlug you say, and then
go onV exactly the old way. I should
get nut of Mttlenoe with her If there
wasn't something so patlietlc In the
sight of a young creature, like Belle,
aaggiug au old one like Mrs, Hlnton,
especially wlren tlie old one tisppons to
tu. a.Ml..a tt i i ' . ' i.T .'...im1 1
tme Weeks istssed; and one mornlria
Mrs,- Hlnton came lw wltli a"rsTlaiit"
hu. "1 have such a piece of news for
you," said she,-"lh'lle Is actually en-
Kgedf Mr, Beldeu, ' the Itonker.yoor
IOW." : -' ; -
Why. Mr. Beldeu is an old. srav-
halped man," exclaimed Mary. ,
"Yes," returned Mrs. lllntonTher
enthusiasm a little damped; "but then,"
ahe added, laughing, Belle says she
would rather be an 'old man's darling
titan n young man's slave:' and Mr.
heliien does dote on hex so; and there's a
i-i" - - ".":t
iiua.. .lui'a mm I il am, :
ihea married, and -piaee in
tlie country; and Belle says sitsLahail
have Woertlj nutke all ln-edretwes. It
will be auch a comfort. Tit poor child
has always hated r to be poor. You
ought to see the stdtalre diamond en
gagement ring. Its sue a beauty.''
.The woman was really tranaformed.
Her face In ito - Intense satisfaction
seemed to ssyt "Now, World, let tby
servant depart. In peace. The end of
my being Is fulflltod. I hav disposed -of
my daughter to the highest bldler."
My mind was curiously perplexed. I
could not tell whether to pity ber more
In her adversity or In Iter ieperlty;
and I wondered If th Turkish slave-
market could offer any, thing more aug- .
gestlve In Its wsy than the career of a
parlor ornamentf iVeeotsfion.
Pfimowal. TheVdlowlng Item, from
the Corral Is Oasrtte, was handed us by
Judge Cbenoweth. Mrs. B., Is, per
bapa, the ohlest person In Oregon:
un last nunnsy i formed Ui aconaln- . ..
tonne of Mrs. Bmlth, the . mother of
Captain John Bmllh, Intlisn Agent at
the Warm Hprlng Heeervatlon. Bhe Is -II
years of age, and appears to beJn full
poaarsrlon of every faculty not the
slightest defect of hearing or Sight,
tremulous, limns, ana converses la a
lively cheerful mood. Kite gsve Inter
esting keU;hes of the perse and habit
of Daniel Boon, and of occurrence she
witnessed while she resided with him
la a bioth -ttoesef of the early settle
ment ef th city of Marysville, Ken
tucky, when 11 consisted of two dwell'
Htea and four blork-lieese. Bh I
Immigrant front Iowa,aud has taken
up her residencewlth Iter grand-eon, I.
N. ewnlth, n:, of Una county, and
bids fair to yet live t witness the dever
epmeutof Oregon from lu ru 11 mental
sutie i magnincence ami wealth, a
h ha that of Kentucky ami other old
er Btates. - " .
A word unspoken to a sword U the
scabbard a word aUersd IsgswoTdln
another's baud. , , --.
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