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FRIDAY .SEPTEMBER 4, 1S74.
Agent will l'-e aoUt,: ,1,Ht 11 a
reM tax upon us to pay express el.ars.. uikii
smull sums, and they will confer a creat favor
by remitting to us throu;li money orders- or
STATE WOMAN 8DTFRAGE ASSO
CIATION. A special session of the Oregon State
Woman Suffrage Association will con
vene in Salem on Tuesday, September
22, at 10 a. M. Members are requested
to be promptly on hand at the lime
specified, ready and willing to work.
The Vice-Presidents of tho Association
aro requested to be present if possible,
and If not, to forward written reports of
the progress of the work in their espec
lal localities, to the Secretary. Mrs. C.
A. Coburn, at Portland, by the 15th of
By order of Executive Committee.
Subscribers, who take tho New
NonTinvF-ST, anil pay for it and they
are not a few are requeued to mark
this paragraph for the benefit of those
who habitually read the paper at our
We are glad whenever auy poor man,
or poorer woman who cannot take the
paper because of chronic Impecnnioslty,
gets opportunity to read it gratis. But
wo know of many regular borrowers,
who are jterfectly able to get the pajwr
honestly, who never pay a cent for It,
ami yet never do without It. Our sub
scribers often complain of this. But
(hey are not alone the sufTerors from
ch injustice. Let every borrower who
rcad-i the-e lines, und who could sub
scribe for tho N j:v NoirrmVLST if not
too parsimonious, remember that they
are sponging thelriutellectual food from
tho very lione andslnewof tile financial
existence upon which they prey. If
every man and woman who confesses
lliat they get tlie paper by regular bor-
rowing were auie 10 see inemsejves as
jfe see them, they'd skulk ofl at onr-ej..
ffter three dollars and MihtcriU, and
umKen..eimi.er......esu.v .oru.e eur-
A contemporary aserts that when
ever a newspaper has advanced to that
place where people think it worth while
IB be concerned siboiit its course, give
earnest, friendly advice about its ion-
duel, and find fault with it, titat paper
is already a power in the land. If this1
view of the cum; be correct, then the!
Nnw NoitTiiwnsT has been a power j
-luce its second issue, more tlinn three
We think we may with entire safety
aw-ert that there has never been a news
Ier published on the Coast that has
given ri'e to more comment than has
the Xnw Xouthw est. Editors, jwditi-
rir.ns nnd privnte iitdividuals have from
time to time proffered advice and vol -
. 1.... I.l. ll .1....
uiuetTn. iTiiu-i-ui, "in , nun .in tine
i r .-.i... il.n.. I.
ue.erence 10 .ue iijiiuiuiin ui uiuci3, uar
liteadliy Kepi tne iieim, always ante so
fur to out-ride the billows that have at
times surged stormily around our bark.
And when the advice man puts iu an
appearance at our ortlce, we Hten
gravely to hi suggestions, while we
sharpen the pencil Hint will, o soon as
he takes his departure, trace In our own
way our own thought.
If jiersons will just remember that for
tlie present v propose to run this paper,
they will save I hereby much time and
hreAth ..not to mention paper and post
:ige), and will perhaps like the paper as
well after all as though it swayed aud
bent to the opinions of everybody. We
will cheerfully exchange with these
getilous would-be editors, if they will
start a new.spaper on theirowu account;
end they probably will never get to
control one until they do.
Onee again hus Ceics c:ift her golden
tHinicn Into the lnp of Summer, und
rummer, departing, has committed the
boiiutirul girt to tlie keeping or early
Autumn. From the grain-fields, mead
ows bihI orchards that dot the hillsides,
ami cover the broad valleys or Oregon,
(vniitw weet promise or ieaccand plenty
for her Inhabitant- when grim Winter,
attended by bis letinue of snowfiakes,
rin iorni- uihi mirth winds, shall hold
high carnivkl over the irth.
hi ii-itiitiiiK n comparison between
ivht oecMeiitHl State and her more Kast
ero sfctwj, how much our loyal dwellers
flml to rriider them thankful. The sum
mer jMt ended, iiiKleud of leaving us
Ktngwm irom u.f c... o. mug - pro -
a V al.. .1 . 1
tractwl and exccs-ivc heat, leaves us,,. . ..,,. of .,.; I,t.,.:1I1tiPM. nllli
bttovftut and healthful.
While other districts of our country
have been overrun and Impoverished by
grar.hoppers, deluge.1 by cloud-bursts,
ami devastated by flood, we havo been
.iHvislied by pest or pestilence, and the
artillery of heaven has passed us by,
Not onlv hus our
laud yielded us
fiiiMigh to feed right rovally her sons
and daughters, but thousands of bushels
taud ready lobe jwureil Into the grana-
rios or the world. Nor do we look for-
want to a lone, de-olate winter season
nf siiouy desolation and consequent
drery isolation. On tlie contrary, our
winters are as pleasant as our summer
are delightful, and though wo do not
assert that umbrellas aud overshoes are
useless incumbrances, yet with them a
genuine Oregonlan is ready any time to
brave the elements.
To those in Kansa, Nebraska and
Iowu, who gaze ruerully over their pest-
ridden Uems ami iuu.k oi me coming
biiows of winter with dismay, we sym-
pathlze most cordially, aud as the best
thiug. that we cau uesire w me
wlfch for them by another wlut.
thiug. that we cau desire for them, we
with for them by another winter .Hie
lodement in the land of eoioou
TET US AND SEE.
"I acknowledge the just ice of woman's
claims fur the ballot, but I r-nrihat lm-
partial suffrage would work evil, rather
than ood; at least I do not believe that
Woman Suffrage would accomplish the
good that its advocates claim that it
So said a gentleman in our hearing a
ffw iIvh tmr.r. i
Now, will some timid, doubting soul,
whose cautiousness thus outweichs his
sense! of justice, step to the front and'cuses for pan delinquencies. Will do
tell ns just how he expects women to "otter in me luture n me spmi iin
prove what they can do, until oppor- j u1-
tunlty be given them to do so? .Sup- j Since last we wrote you, we have held
pose you were to bind a man hand anil 1 two meetings in the village of Mllwau
foot, land then declare to him that ho j kie, speaking upon "Marriage" and
could not walk ir he were loosed? His 'Temperance" to fair audiences, and
declaration to the contrary would keenly enjoying the genial association
amount to nothing unless opportunity of pleasant friends.
were given him to try the strength of
his limbs, by severing the thongs which
held Iiltn fast. You might further de
clare,' that It would injuro him to vralk;
that such an achievement would not
only be no benefit to him, but would be
instead a possible disadvantage. He,
though well knowing that tiie re
verse of this would be true, yet finds
himself powerless to furnish the neces
sary proof, because of his fettered condi
tion. Women are In regard to the results of
their enfranchisement similarly situ
ated. In the very nature of affairs as
regulated at present, they are powerless
to give the proof that these over-prudent
friends demand. Consciousof theirowu
ability to aid their brethren to correct ,,.
., , ... . ."el. Doubtless they will bo well and
or abolish many of tho vices that pollute , . , , , , , , ,
, . , J ,, , . favorably heard from In their own good
society and corrupt politics, they are.,jtn(1
met wltli riMip.itrtl assertions that lhtsv
. i ir i,.. I.O.I Mm.,,.... I
that, in fact, it would only make the
matter worse for them to try. In the
meantime, care is taken that the cov
eted chance is not given them whereby
alone these assumptions cam lie dis
proved. The idea of looking for the success of
a movement before the movement pos
sesses the elements of power that are
necessarv to success ! We need not ex-
nect that anv reform will ever succeed, i
nrfoii ntiomntni ir u-n wilt imiil i
,anr,0 , , fimll, vr'
' , ,,, ,.,.
nmnt '0'eteome C0,1Cerl,lng it. i
,, fIin, ,,,,, ,
be asked regarding Woman Suffrage are I
not, Is it popular? Will it accomplish .
all that Its advocates claim for it? But, .
Is it just? If the latter, It will surely j
triumph, am! in its triumph the scru-
tiles tlmtWsL't the timid will vanish, tho
prophecies or the wiseacres come to
nought, and lhoc who have been for so
long n dead weight to the movement,
will step pompously forward and ay,
"There, didn't we tell you so
ow, let those who profess friendship
far f 1 if. .mt.n l!mi fit nilPA tlinlr
doubtiu. theories, and proclaim, with
.... ..... -- - i -
us, jutttec be done, Utough
Women have been voting iu Wyo
ming for a period or nearly five years.
J The experiment was by
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upuu s uur inui mus uuuin mi un
i ' i... i. . i i'.f i i
; ..isjtsier 10 me sor.ui, jioii.icHciiii. .nun.,
weirare r the people or the Territory.
Vu wa !.ot-ti frmti tuna. t-.il In !!
sources u.ai me esiHJnme.u ..as mm-
proven a success; tiiat results contrary
to those so dNmnlly predicted have Tol
lowed the enfranchisement or women.
Dillii'iillies have been met and objec
tions silenced by the programs or events.
Yet, notwithstanding all this undi'-
nuted evidence, we still find persons,
from Senators ol great Stales, who Ir-
uor ., ... ...... nu.u ...r o,., S
it, to the obscure ignoramus, who. with-
out reason. pnH--laims himself "ag.n if."
who persist In closing their outward
sen-c to thefact presented. 1 lie grave
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i i ... .-...I - r
......i.sr ...... inuu.uc
lished by the New York X'tllon, Tribune,
and Jfrrald, andre-publlshed with edito
rial comments, more or less feeble and
dolorous, by such lesser lights as the ( )re
gou Jtiilletin and Foret Grove fade
fiiulrnt, are reail from week to week, and
are believed by ll.oe who are newr
guilty ofdoinga little quiet anil respon
sible thinking on theirowu account.
Plain practical facts and common hurried preparations to get oil on the i through the current or the ostentatious
sense statements seem to be thrown ' ext morning on the steamer Onward, and mighty Blver or the West,
away upon persons who arc blinded by ' hound Tor Lewis river nuda camp meet- Home again by twelve o'clock Mon
prejudlce, biased by bigotry, and made ' K 10 u9 bank-, above Pekln, W. T., day, where we sat down to rest as usual
willing slaves ol custom. where the Spiritualists, witli character- , by'writing this letter ami anolherchap-
How can persons reiuse to admit that istic liberality, had kindly Invited us to ' ter or the "Stiheics or the Sexes."
I one indisputable experiment Is or more
rea, va,U(l aH an
etpouent of the lurtli,
than columns of unsupported opinion
couiu imssimy .ve . now can rsonv
who jiro.e-s to ne seii.i.K auer ...e
profe-s to t.e seeking after the
truth in this matter, ignore the facts re-
luting to the subject in Wyoming?
WOlll.l II HOI l.e a- well li.r C.IIKCieil-
tlous oppo?ers of the Woman Move-
i . i . i. ii . .i. i
1 . r ... ,,,,
let fuels and figures -iieak to them
Unless they are willing to do this, a
pardonable doubt of the sincerity of
mm fill t
heir professions may justly be enter-
Wn hve reoplved th.. piriMtlur ..f ilii
Willamette University for 1S7-1-."i. This
University was rounded In 1844 and
chartere.1 in IS:. The full term com-
mences on September 7th; winter term,
December 14th; spring term, March
29th. Tlw vacations during thc school
year will be one week during the State
Fair.and one week during the Holiday.
1 . . -
k UK till w v m s-v . . . "fj
The various courses given at this Uni-
vcrsltv are comprehensive and thor-
ough. Anewreature this year will be
the lectures on Geology and Ornlthol-
ogy; the first bv Prof. Condon, State
This Is the oldest, as well as one of the
j most responsible institutions or learn-
h,.- jn nie Kiatn. and Is in every wav
worthy of natronace. "
One hundred and thirty-five thousaud
onilgrants have arrived at New York
i since January 1-t, 1B74.
I'ih l:ni.-R.srTiiir Nkw Sktii v-t :
I he circumstances Hllciuiaui upon me
debilitating heat of the past three weeks,
together with the exhaustive work of al
most daily lectures, added to the mental
and physical labor of keeping our serial
story writteu up from week to week, as
the printers need "copy," have conduced
to lead vour humble servaul to a
of very unusual epistolary reticence,
Please accept this, or, rather, thtc ex-
Milwnukle grows very slowly. But,
small as the place is, It boasts some
large-hearted citizens, who are wide
awake and deeply interested in the
Mr. Miller has purchased the Bishop
Scott property, formerly occupied by the
boarding school now kept in this city,
and known as St. Helen's Hall. This
fine building, which cost its proprietor
somo sixteen thousand dollars several
years ago, and Is yet In good repair, was
recently purchased by its present owner
for nine hundred ! What lie and his
brisk and busy little wife intend to do
witli their purchase, is the wonder of
their neighbor;.; but the lucky possess-
r t-u irtca ..nil L'rA f li ol r fttt'ti v 1 1 n
The fruit farm of Mr. aud Mrs. I.uell-
T . f .. T - lf C...-.I.
..K, i.i ui rini;i.re paruu.se. rjuuu
blackberries, cherries, plums, prunes,
apples, pears, peaches, melons, squashes,
pumpkins well, good reader, ur can't
begin to do them justice by any sort of
description. You must visit the farm
yourselves, and then you'll want to go
and build one like it."
leaving Mlhvaukie and the kind
friends whom we have cause to long re
member, a short ride by railroad took
us to Clackamas, where we were mot in
the Methodist church In theevenlmr. bv
attentive and Intelligent audience,
who listened patiently and earnestly to
,. l0Illr discourse. The next dav tin-
dai') brought out the denizens of the
village and surrounding country, on
f"t, on horseback, in wagons and bug-
S'cs, and the forenoon and afternoon
' . . ... . i
e.e iuu. wuujuei. m jeecu-maiunB
..... .. .. ..
religious aud political hearings upon
i,M,n;i. iwwi ii.,r,(.
Returning to Portlttuil to attend a
meeting or the Multnomah County
Woman Suffrage Association, we retted
, for a day or two; i. c, we redoubled our
A I .1 .. ,....Al3 :..
i i c i i 1 1 t.-.iiaiisiii iiiviki ( in
tcw ays, in company with a lady
friend, we took the cars for Buttevllle-
or, mther, for Canemah where we went; at ,hat , he ,.Tcm e
aboard a steamer bound for the former Quw,io1 u wn, ,, hcavi, a3
plaewherewehelda two days' n,eet-,t,le s(eam(,r la1,e(, am, tho ,9
.ing, visiting, meanwhile, a the l.imes ,,eeidelly blue for an audience,
of our friend Mesrs. aughii and,!,.., . . ,,., , .
Geer. The latter gentleman and his
...ir. .. . .,... .1... t l.l m.A..
w .uiik u. m ei me iui in iu men imji
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jm.eii, . in nsuiu ueuiii.,
also to Hie "dry house," where every
iiimtfini i iiinrn V'mntll lo nnlhil hllil I1S.O i
I- , 7 I
.ui g,.n.,s lw....n
ten thousand poles, and the parlu
cutting and drying of the fruits now
dropping from a thousand trees. (We
didn't com 'em, render, btil,you know,
it's Hmietlmo necessary to sacrifice ac
curacy to rhetoric, and we'll leave it to
you to sy If that sentence isn't well
mumlHd.i The vi-it, with its eonversa-
i : ,. 1 : I I i . . 1
...-, a.,., i.i.i.iv.-, a,... ......
boat ride-, soon came to an end, and on ;
I-r.day, leho Id us seated .1. the wagon
of our fnemN, Mr. and Mrs. ai.ghn,
and jogging across the plain and forest
. il.. 1 .. . it II .1 : . 1
... ic siui.u.. ill .vun...., .. .....es ...s-
tant from Bultevillc. A e .1 like to de-
scril Butteville. but the railroad 1ms so
nearly killiil it, that there's very little,
left except g.w.1 hospitable people and
plenty of good cheer. ,
'hiking the afternoon train for home,
we "re-te.1" for another journey, by i
pursuing another chapterof therortnnes
or'Amie and Henry lA'i."andmakinc.
;o nnd lecture uimn any subject which.
we tiKi,i feel dipoed to select.
The u,e Mca,ner is olle of ise
, . , j Ifaskell calls "a kick up be
. , , , . . , , Ilarro... anti co.,'
, ..,,,... wt.ii allli(-i i ii,e navigation
! (,rt,le far.f:Une(I p,,, ,.r lt. Willam-1
f , ,,,. f.,..,,,,,!,.- ,11WI nw.rn oanvitillt-
, ,he narrow cimlUK.u of u,c I .ewisa nd
towlitz rivers, Mliere the captain draws
a "bead" on the current, and make n
hair trigger of the helm, and Is, by dint
of long practice, enabled to graze and
barely jmss tin: peeping ami sunken
" I "
( wlllcIl Iie , waU o deceive the
. ii i .
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i cKin, . I., ci-issn. ithin, i
...1.1..1. ,.r..... i . i ,.i . .1
"- 1,11 i"."n
-V gug pianu, at an angie oi
forty-live degrees, was placet! on the
. 1a.. limn inl.iaal.f
SL" :,t u,,re p,u"u '" "' . "'"'"
inS 1,10 ,leart of llie cU-v' a '""vlng;
W 1 . I. ... ..1 . .nnnt mlltC U'lm till-
00(13 & Caples, merchants, who tin-
"" "le,r u"" .
'"nilsli anything in tneir m e wnicii
you may eall for, from an elephant to a
"ut wulu K"uu-
Everybody knows Uncle Caleb Woo,!,,
He is one oi tlie most thorough and md-
ica! Woman Suffragists exlant, and
we'd dearly love to hear nun in iiebaie
witli some or tlie long-faced opiosltion
clergymen of the day upon omau m
' Ri"bts aud the Bible. He has a re-
freshing reverence for the graud old
. Book, and has all or his lllblcargumeuts !
' concerning his particular hobby U
! ready at his tongue's end.
Well, we, llmt i, L'ucle Caleb and
ourscir, started through the meadow to
the camping ground, a quarter of a mile
away. He, that is, Undo Caleb, got In
terested in talking of his theme, and we
were equally interested iu keeping
within heuiiugdislaucc, as wcdeniurely
trotted behind him along the winding
low paths. Finally, after an hour or so
more or less we ventureu to recaii
our friend from the lofty heights of his
theme, aud wo did it thinly:
"I ncle Caleb, didn't you say the camp
ground wasn't but a quarter or so from
"Yes; It's right over yonder," said
he, pointing towardsan alder grove that
nestled Itself in undulating loveliness
upon a copse of hazel and luxuriant vine
Following the path, we soon reached
the grove, but the camp-mcetiiig
Felt sorry for Uncle Caleb in his ludi
"I'm sure we've walked a mile and a
half," we said, by way of wise encour
agement, and laughing in spite of the
heat of the noonday and the exertion of
the long and hurried ramble.
"You'd better sit down here on the
river hank till I go below an' get a
boat," said lie.
We thought of our own forly years
aim ins nearly scvemy, cou.u.ii
Maud that? so back we plodded in the
uirecuon wneuce we came, a.... ... auUl mmtUt an,,a pm,?vfist U,at perpetually
half an hour found the place of our des- ,wIr,w, ftt,j,ninu,iV(. mtu,,,, called ,,,
lination and a host or gonial friends, ! ,1(.r aJ(, avu an hlvUaUon witilollt
who had been wondering at our long, .e-,,, crUIqIle woul(, ,,.ive gono
'a"' ' Into hopeles oblivion, without so much
Uncle Caleb thought the joke wa. too., !in UnHv m Mi em,,rv0
good to tell. We thought it too good to LxjMenee
keep; and so, reader, there you have it. ! Some iry or for(y gna ,)0VS occ(
The attendance at the meeting, ; pj0, n S.,lll.eircie the Oro Kino stage,
though good, was not so large Mwas.nirtl0 i.ys were a study f(lr a ,)hIIoso
antlelpated, owing to a panic about the ; , W ... ..... , ...
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or a more harmonious gathering.
All were anxious to hear from us upon
tlie "Woman Queition,"'and we did the
best we could to prevent them from be
Dr. Cleveland, the noted trance
speaker, Kave some excellent addresses,
but he only partially succeeded in mak-
ing the masses believe that it was
Michael Servetus or some other dear de
parted, and not Al. C love land hin.se f,
who was regaling us by the hour with
iilstory, ancient and modern, sacredand
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la ti...i.l ..iilLli11 ifiAiircA n.fnlnntlil
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i111" i'' "
nrovcii. Cc-tes, if everybody would
obey his Injunctions, given when in the
"superior condition" called the trance,
the millennium would soon bo ushered
iu u non the earth.
Mrs. Fain, one of the crusading band
. c . . i .
by her we sent posters announcing a
I Sllmlfiv ni'fiiilmf fivtlitrA in flin nlntroli
.... ,.,,... , , .. ..
utiv Itic guuti vujrir, lluilllli uuuiuui
I ' "-" "
,IVI attentive heed to a snecch or one
and a hair hours' duration At thcclose
of ,,. ..... ....... ,,unT,,polniju-
. . . .....
plfa-etf fo meet Urollier i harp, a young ,
Methodist minister recently nl.ieedunon
1 the circuit here, a sprightly, agreeable
and exemplary gentleman, and, or
j course, an uncompromising Woman
' Sullragist. We are sure that he will do
. a good work in his chosen calling. We
nLn linDttltnltfn niilnnrnSnnjI lit n
' "J -
i lievv of agreeable and intelligent ladies
, , ,7 : . .,
I who hail been on an excursion to the
t!am,,.lm.t.tin!, all, w, took IIS to their
,f)me , Kreeimrt, where we met their
, , a fecl nMt of
a ,uw w,lcri c,oV?r am, a )lc.trecs
,, 1)etunla9 alll, i,1)neysucklw smllcl
npn,,,,.,vi., w Mpn.no lo Hi-"-roef-
, (f wor ho,t a,)(, hostesa
s t . , ht tllo mc stcami.r
wllMe bhe rest lml thc bank at
Kreepnrli an(, ie ...orrow awoke at
(o la w ,mi becn nl lc
wing, or, rather, wave, tor two hours,
:li ila(i conseouently bidden uncoil
scIous good-liye to the unprelending
fnwliiz. ami wero steamiiiL' onward
On Friday we are to go to Balnler,
and on Saturday to Astoria, where you
may, ir you have had patience to read
this letter, be furnished with another
opportunity to follow the peregrinations
I or your humble servant,
A. J. D.
UnlljUKbll O XxiMrijuAilULi OUUlill I
M a meeting called at the close of Dr.
I . s. Haskell's lecture at the Oro Fino
Theater, on Monday evening, August
! mst, a temperance organization was
j formed called the "Portland Band or
Temperance Warriors." Thc names or
I 'V II Ml I IUI iiiV IIUIIIV-1 f I
j thlrty-llve boys, from eight lo fifteen
! jcar-j oi age, were euroneti as memuers
' of the Band. It was arranced that they
. . " .
meet on Tuosday evening or each week.
at nonpareil Hail, comer of .Madison
allll First Plrw;l!Jl at 7:30 v. ji. C. A.
I Wheeler was elected President, aud
,.ir. r. A. foburn fcecretary. Aiiyper -
i w" y become an Honorary member
by tlie payment or one dollar into th. -
imius oi uie uami.
rt.1 . . . ...
J The object of this organization Is to
, induce boys and girls to inKe a pledgeor
totat abstinence, and to surround them
j wih such iiifliienccsaswllleiiablc them
j lo ,orm Slnct temperance Habits, that
shall be to them a bulwark or safety
when they arc assailed by the storms or'
temptation. Tliose who are desirous of '
i having these iniliieuces thrown around
their children (aud who indeed is not ?.
, are most earnestly and cordially Invited
to scud them to Nonpareil Hall on nt-xt
iTuewlsy evening at half-past seven.
C. A. Coduiuv, Becrotary.
sma..-iox e. ,.. uu. clcnnM. fruIi ,,ow ,,, 1)r. Haskell !
OURS TRULY" AGAIN REP0RT-
ETH TOR THE PAPERS.
How lazily a good reporter takes up
the pen, after a long interval of neglect,
to engage once more in the arduous
duty of teaching the public press the
proper way to write up public perform
Come witli us, dear public, and behold
Yours Truly seated in the crowded
theater to hear Dr. Haskell's lecture
upon "Circus Life." Since the never-to-be-forgotten
day when honest and
dictating Tom yielded to the coercive
force of a principle of negation, and
concluded, therefore, that It was good
henceforth till he could do better for
him to bo alone, Yours Truly had had
no beau. True, she hadn't missed 'em
mucli, for she'd been oir in the country
"teaching Hie young Idea how to to
be shot," or something like that she
won't profess definite accuracy as to the
quotation and on Monday last she found
herself again in the charmed city of
mists, with sixty dollars iu her pocket, ,
the product of three months labor, liko
unto that which her brotlier 11 1 i I is to
perform during the next quarter for the
modest sum of throe times that amount
in the same district.
Yours Truly was in despair about
company. She was very anxious to at
tend the lecture, and but she confessed
a moment ago that she "didn't have no
beau." But, Just as she was on the eve
of al,amionillg tIle evening's enjoyment, !
Ja innsctl,ine, wi,h acU(, in ,ll3 j
gather the... up? But there they were,
and in their midst a modest-fajeil girl, j
wliom the doctor says he rescued from a I
house of In fumy four years ago, and Is
now striving to educate to be self-sus
vours 1 nily got her lloiinee- milled
lid you ever see a milled flounce, Mrs.
D.? by a great, awkward booby, who
certainly never lived among girls of the
from e,l!atlt.,tK, , tIleir riggig;
a)i) M Mon atlemlatlt u,on
lost to her, and, eonse-
nuentlv. to your readers forever.
sn.i to note, .sometimes, now, on a rut-
tll or imnimed flounce "Hangs ever- ,
lasting things." But the intruder spat
and sputtered and apologized, and
Yn.ir. VnK. ...llir..f l.Pr wtU in-
gether in time to hear the lecturer de'
scribe his introductory remarks as a
"peroration." Then he said many
splendid thing-, and many that were not
half so splendid. The lecture "scat
tered," but the audience didn't, and for
two hours we had Haskell and temper
ance, lla-kfl I and drunkenness, Haskell ;
and fallen women, Haskell and circuses,
Ha-kell and suicides, Haskell and "i "-""'ce iiepariment.ftepteni-whiky,ll:.-kell
and elephants, Haskell ;bprIst' to ,lle u,r?ct t la.st Friday a
and the or..-ders, nnd then-a little j tra,n on the Albcmarleaiid Chattanooga
more lla-kell, a In George Francis , Bailroad was stopped by means or a raise
. : 1 -- i. ... . . . i
We alH. had applause and
laughter and tears and cheers and elec- '"'"'euuue.j upon as uniting it. was
tricitv and ventrlloquism-cortainly Va-j boari,tH' a,u, taktn possession or by n
riety 'enough tor one intellectual lunch, i baml of ruun men, who shot the col
Wlll unv fliristiiin woman take that . n,aiI "Sent.
I girl, or whom lie told us, from the city
I prison and give her a home and protec -
tion ? Hmme upon them if they don't,
.,.., ,.. ;r ,i,,. .i
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not jo n with Dr. Haskell in an appeal
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Mi mom in no i.te.r uuiv. ji.i imin
Truly didn't menu to moralize; -he only
meant to scold.
The lecture is over now; tlie Baml of
Hope is organized, and Yours Truly,
having for once In her life possession of
a little cash, wants to ask her "escort"
to go to Fabre's for a lunch. But she
remembers to her sorrow that being
"only a woman," she has no "right" to
invite him, and he, poor fellow, evi-
idently has no money, so he can't invito
' I her, and she goes home hungry and
tired, longing for the day to come when
all girls of tho period may be wise
enough to demand that personal liberty
now de-ired by " oriis Tnn.v.
"ONE STEP ONLY."
Let Joaquin Miller look to his laurels;
Addle L. is not going to allow him to
eclipse her, even though she writes in
proe. Witness the following from her
last sprightly letter to the Malesnan:
Th l.iirlvftlieil ilny or balmy i-oriiiesj, lite u
vestat (Hern, nt last eatlterrU up lur glamln;
trail of MinllKht, and stole nvfr tin- western
l.ige of the world win. a ! kwnnl cinnw of
,...,,.,r... x.Hm-u n-mcniH-e, ..ver-f.crevne.1 i.y
i lll-cnllXV Aim nl rmnkr oloml-tliniliiurc. as Ilio
iliil of earl!, rollo- the veo of tlie s&lrt-. of
lier .laughters when they walk .Imvn the streets
of tier i ltios.
This remind- us or a simile iu Joa
ouin's "Sones of the Sierras." wherrin
ho declares that the gorgeous, undulat-
Ing brilliancy of California's mannifi -
smut Liiinu oim i iiiminti. i M
1 Viiti r-iii-,sii tlFlltltll( lililUt. III11KM
i IMnrntl,tf i:i,i
I "Ainnan-maw laHnlclit'
; ,Ua w.i.i her ...l.trewsarmenu wi.Ke
i ""- i .ry.
Jts a comfort to know that trailing
.sKins nave been utilized at last, even
I .1. l.a
uiougn iney were forced to makea jour-
.ney to cloud-land iu order to beappre-
We are extremely sorry to hear that
. .hoiwhile. nararraoi. nt .., "I
' meam ..ir ftvr a j,,k,i...wxHimted ti.eri-
" " "-""'.r .n,Cu...s .
" ITt" .r ".Ti i. . '. !
All right, Brother McDonald. A gen-
llenmnlv o.vlnv U snniclent atone-
' ment for :i lhou-hlloss injustice.
! The .rrni.LsUn.Iebuker wagon fuotory.j
1 of ?ou?h Uenil, Indlaua, was burue.1 ro-
! oeritlJ,'. UK, SaOO.OoO.
Vermont has gone Bepublican by a
Tho public debt statement shows a re
duction of the debt during August or
All Germany celebrated with great
enthusiasm the anniversary of the bat
tle of Sedan.
Ex-Governor Herbert, of Louisiana,
has begun a libel suit against the World
Company for $.")0,000.
Mount Etna has been in a state of
eruption since the 29th. Streams of
lava are pouring from the craters.
The negro troubles in Louisiana are
reported ended. The negroes, left without
a leader, dispersed. One white and two
blacks were killed.
Tho new ship Sierra Nevada, which
sailed from Liverpool, July 2nd, for San
Francisco, took fire and was destroyed.
The crew was saved.
The Carlisls twice assaulted Pingcerda
ion the ."1st, each time without success.
They then set lire to the houses outside
the walls and destroyed them.
The pavilion of the Mechanic's Fair,
San Francisco, continues lobe thronged
with visitors. The receipts of the Fair
to September 2nd are over $33,000.
Pingcerda still resists succesfully re-
j peated attacks or Carlists, whose losses
j are heavy. They are preparing to bum
the town with incendiary projectiles.
A party or six surveyors from Law
rence, Kansas, were massacred and
scalped bv Indians on We Inesday last,
near Lone Tree, forty miles south of
Gov. Osborne of Kansas has called an
extra session or the Legislature for the
15th of September, to devise means for
the relief of those settlers whose crops
have been destroyed by grasshoppers.
A body or armed white men recently
surrounded a church where colored, per
sons were liolding service, and without
the sllchtest provocation fired into the
congregation, killing four persons out-
General Custar r'eports to Lieutenant
General Sheridan the return, August
31st, to Fort Lincoln of the Black Hills
expedition, and say: "We explored
and located that portion of the Littlo
Missouri hitherto unknown, about one
Services were held as usual in Ply
mouth Church on the morning of the
30th nit.; also iu the evening. On the
samo day, Bcechcr preached at Twin
Mountain, X. II., to an audience of
mnrn tliim 1fW lfls tiTt. wns the 4th
an(, -th vcrse, of the ml chapter of
,tomani!( allt, the 5ormon v,as one of ,,5s
mos( succeS9fllI em,rts.
1 ,,e -V"' FrCe J ' PlI!ieS the
text of the circular note from the Bus-
jslan Government, dated August 19th,
declining to recognize Spain. The note
, says Russia cannot recoguize s. govern
i Client which is unrecognized in its own
! country ; that she has no wish to iuter
' fere with the internal affairs of Spain,
and favors no party there.
Authentic information was received
t t. li. i i .
",,ul "",r 1,,rK oiaiiou, ;ia.: mat
j A large meeting was held in Memphis
; to express tlie indignation of the coin-
munity at the barbarous murder of the
colored persons taken from Trenton jail.
Resolutions were adopted expressing the
horror und indignation of the commu
nity at the foul crime, demanding or tho
State Government prompt, energetic
measures for bringing the murderers to
justice, thus relieving the State as far
as possible from the disgrace or such
horrible crimes, asking the Governor to
employ the police experts or Memphis to
assist iu capturing the assassin, and to
employ the best talent iu the State to as
sist the Attorney General in prosecuting
Fighting still goes on in Spain. The
Carlists made another iiusucceisful at
tack on Pingcerda on the 28th. Tlie de
fence was most courageous, even tha
women assisting in repairing breeches
in the ramparts during the fight. Over
two hundred Carlists were killed. The
Republicans intend to blow up the place
ir the Carliats succeed in capturing it. A
force of Carlists entered Calabozra, 21
miles southeast of Lorougo, on the 2Tith
inst. They sacked houses, levied contri
butions of Sb'i.OOi from the Clergy, shot
rour volunteers, freed convicts and
burned the railway station. It is
! thought that lOO.OuO men will lie added
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A call has been issued for a "National
Sitort.-man's Assoc'ation," to meet at
! Niagara Falls, New York, on the 0th of
: P'ember, having for its object the
l,roc"romentof "Intelligent and elllclent
i ,eB,"allon ,or ,,,e protection or game,
i birds and fisli. n moat. If nnfc nit nf
r " "
our .nates, we have laws more or less
ri"iillv c-nfurppil fop llio .,rrii;,, r
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various kinds of game. These laws, iu
common with all others, will be much
moie easily eurorccl when reasons for
their enactment are clearly made mani
M. This seems to be the opinion of
tliose who arc interestintr fliem-clves in
' this matter. Inthecirciilaraccompaiiy-
! ing the call r.r a Convention it Is state.1
t n ....
! that, "While lu the general sense it is
in the Interest or society that this ludis
criminate slaughter be stoppe.1, on no
one class of men does the duty of guld-
. ng public sentiment, iusnsa....s ..a.-
' ...onions international laws aud atteu-
tlou to a proper reganl for the same, de-
volve so much as on the sportsman.
With u view of procur...K
: tratlon of interest and eflort, it is now
! deemed desirable to form a National or-
ganizallon, that theactiou of sjiortsmen
may be harmonious aud uniiorm in an
district of our common country."
Sena lor .Tones of Nevada, litis an in
come or ?2O0,0UO jH-r itMinth.
About l.boo bills Jmve uoue over to
the next session of Congress.
It is now said that the track through .
IhcHoosac tunnel will be laid by the
A Second Adventit prophet in New
Hampshire fixes tlie end or the world
for May 7, 1S77.
Tt will cost Washington county, Pa.,
250,000 to replace the bridges washed
away by the flood.
The foreign trade of Boston has de
clined $8,0S3,959 thus far this year, a
compared witli last year.
The newspapers of New York city are
said to own about fifteen million dollars'
worth of real estate there.
Bosa Bouheur is fifty-two years of
age, unmarried, and lives happily with
a sister and several brothers.
France, notwithstanding her disturbed
political condition, produced more books
last year than any other country.
The will of Miss Susan Hubbell, of
.Bridgeport, Conn., gives $12,000 and an
acre or land frir a hospital in that town.
President Grant is hefieved to be the
only citizen iu tlie Union who has not
expressed an opinion on the Beecher
Mrs. Dr. dishing, of Oakland, with
four other ladies, recently made the as
cent or Mount Shasta 14,448 Teet above
At the State editorial re-union or Ala
bama, only one editor was present, and
he voted himself in President for the
The fllatement or the sugar crop or
Cuba shows that fifty-eight percent, of
the total exports were taken by the
Mrs. GifTord and Mrs. Skinner, of
Worcester, Mass., argue that churches
should banish fermented wine from the
A Galveston paper says Texas will
produce this year between five and six
hundred thousand bales of cotton. This
is better than gold mines.
Froude, the historian, is going to
spend tiie next year or two in visiting
all the English colonies, beginning soon
with the Cape and ending witli Canada.
The Scientific American says that a
strong solution of ammonia, on a pill or
cotton, inserted in tlie defective tooth,
will instantly cure the worst toothache.
Politics, as the science of civil govern
ment, Is pure and noble. It defiles uo
body. Why should it How can it?
In that sense, it is simply the art of se
curing tlie highest good.
The New York Xation has suspended
its attaeks on Woman Suffrage, and Is
preparing to annihilate- the Grangers.
Meanwhile both of the subjects or its
wrath are fionri-diing as never before.
It is claimed that the Granger move
ment in California has already saved
the farmers of that State 5500,000, by
making war on the grain rings of San
Last year the San Francisco jail ac
commodate.! 2,201 prisoners, 373 of whom
were females. San Franeisco contrib
uted l."U persons to tlie State prison lRst
year, and hanged one.
Tlie wife or Bismarck, over sixty years
or age, yet fresh ami beautiful, directs
her household allairs, carries a bunch of
keys in her belt, and is proud of the
many emhroidere.1 covers and curtains,
the work of her own indstrious hand?.
The defeat of the new Constitution of
Ohio, by a majority of 50,000 or more, Is
another check to the "reformers," who
want to gel along too fa't. The old
Constitution is not bad, aud the new
one makes more innovations than the
people an prepsired to accept, all at once.
A "Women's Peace Society" has re
cently been formed in London which
has published an offer of S100 for the
best tract written bjf ri tromoH on the
subject of peace. The title must be, "In
what way do wars affect women, and
how they may liesl use their influence
to prevent war."
The church edifice of the Congrega
tional Society in Warren, It. I., recently
burned, was insured lu the Newport
Company, It. I., for $4,000 with permis
sion to use kerosene or gas for lighting.
Gasoline gas was used, which exploded
and destroyed the building, and the
company declined to pay up.
There are said to bo S00 paper mills in
operation in the United States, with a
capital of $40,000,000, and a total pro
duction of $70,000,000. These mills give
employment nominally to20,000 people,
whose earnings are footed up at $10,000,
000 annually. Last year was not a prof
itable one for the manufactories.
A colored man has graduated at tlie
Yale theological school this year, and a
full-blooded African took a like degree
in the academic department. About
forty years ago, a eolored man asked
the Faculty if they would receive him
as a student, and they said they would
consider his case and give him a reply.
but If has never heard from them on
the si.-iHct. His ". however, gradu
ated ifm the medical department in
The long protracted contest over the
propei ty "f Stephen A. Douglas has
been brought to a conclusion. The de
cision, rendered In Chicago, recently,
gives the heirs of Robert and Stephen
A. Douglas about a quarter of a million
or dollar. When Mr. Douglas died, he
left Dr. P. Rhodes, or Cleveland, as his
executor. His property being offered
for sale. Rhodes acreed with one Dob-
i liinu flint if llir lnffer wnulil Inn in nil
the properly, he would take oue-third
oil' his hands. This was done, and tho
speculators made an immense sum from
their inve-tnient. The suit was brought
lo recover on the ground that an execu
tor cannot be Interested, directly or in
directly, in the purchase of property at
his own sale. -