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COMMEICEMEITJJF VOLUME VII.
.,Wlth this number tb. New Nouth
west aotsrs its seventh year. Not
with doubt aod misgiving, m whsn the
first Dunbar of the first volume weot
Out to receive iu meed of criticism or
eommaodslloo, but with eeoursgs boro
of tbe simoom that bss sttsoded our ef
forts in lbs broad field of Journalism
during tbs past six years. True, tbs
financial struggles of. lbs proprietor to
kssp tbs Niw Northwest sflost are
unabated: (rut. ss was stated last weak.
we ars still trammslsd to soma extent
bjr debt,' consequent upon tbs f'bard
times," tbst bavs' caused many of our
subserlbsrs to become dtfMoqueols, but
looklpg baok at tbs many battles fought
and won, are by no moans dsspondf
ot, having faith to believe, tbat the
stanch friends who bars so nobly
'stood by us through lbs sixth yssr
will not forsake us lo tbs ssvsnth."
Ws confidently aipaet to bsar from
soma hundreds of our patrons 'during
sue nast two weesa. i oars la one way,.
-friands7 to bsglo a lattsr to publlshsrs
wbiob nsvsr grows backosysd or stale,
do matter bow frsqusntly It occurs. It
tsiais, "i'lsesawaw enclooetV etc.T etc;
It Is perhaps superfluous to begin this
dsw ol urns with prom lass for tbs fu
ture, and ws will only say tbat Volume
VI I. will, llks Its predecessors, labor
unremittingly for tbs right, as ws ars
(Ivan to see tbs right, losing no op
portunity to disarm prejudices which
bars for agss kept woman In a subordl
oats position, without regard to her ca
pabilities and her rights as an Individual.
x.very one woo nas oeen rorcea to en-
cmo in sot Dursuit lor uenv bread Has
found tbs great oeed tbat exlata for be
ing thoroughly competent to do, that
which Is attempted. This Is especially
tbs case with women, and mors es
pecially whsn tbs labor undertaken
happens to be outalds of what Is popu
larly regarded as woman's work.. In
t I nilariia I f fallnM Ia Mrfnrm t
lafactorily tba labor attempted Is ust,
It Is Invariably ebargsd, not to lack of
thorough drill and Instruction, but to
tbs fact tbat tbs would-bs artisan Is a
woman.PIaluJy slated, this seems su
nramal v. abeuedlv -rldlftstons. but tt la
- no leas a fact. In view of this, it there
fore becomes a matter of vital moment
to women laborers to render tbemselvea
thoroughly competent to-perform the
duties tbat tbsy undertake. If a wont-
ad desires to bs a cook, let her strive to
bs a good cook, and sbs need Dot fear
.that she will long- remale 4dls,or be
compelled to work for three dollars a
week. If a dressmaker, let her perfect
herself III thai' art. and so on tbroosh
all ths Hat of oaflunatlana usual I v l.rmil
"womanly." But If It Is necessary to
bs tborouchlv competent lo order- to se
cure stsady employ msnt and apprecla-
. tioo which prompts remuneration lo a
testsd by msn,lt Is vastly mors so whsn
weDuuie so mutmr aiMMW"uiu wucrv
Jealousy sn gendered by long monopoly
lists. Nothing Is mors certain than
tbat the chief reason forth failures of
womso lo tbsss attempts, wbefl they do
' fail, Is ths lack of thorough diselpllns
.,1a business ways. Most of tbs womsn
' aMthara lift tliA -JrAplil WArb AP AlA IA
primarily, bscaoss olroumataucea com
pelled tbem to, and not because their
WM uckiiuu svuuvu vvwani iu wiu su
tnost eases even a poeslbls silgency was
ignorsd, ana wbsn labor, beoamo tbeir
portion, It was necessarily unskilled la-
oor, wnico, togsiner wun ins raci inai
any class resent as a personal wrong
tbs encroach msot of any other cl
poo what custom has taught thsm to
onsider tbslr domain, has mads tbs
way of womsn worksrs bard and tbslr
remuneration msager. Tbsss facts bavs
become so patsnt, and ths misery re
sulting from tbs m so pparsnt, that
parents of girla are beginulng to ses tbs
necessity of preparing their daughters
forth bard bait Is of llfs with at least
as mush ears st is bestowed upoo their
anna. BeSauss a woman Is Ihumtigbtr
ompstsnt tojwork at a trads, or thor
oughly . onvsrsaot with a profession,
rsodsrs hsr noos ths less fit to All tbs
station of wifehood, or perform ths du
ties of mothsrhood. and i a vast
Jorlty of eases such fitting will epable
bar to brave tbe sorrows of widowhood
without distracting bsr brain over (bs
ooslenlly-recurrlngderuandsof food and
raiment for thoss left upon her bauds,
And to au young womea wh6 wish to
k I lied laborer svsr fesls w ben a os werl ng
an advertemsOt supplemented by the
"words, "Nona but thoroughly com pa
tent Daraons need annl v." ws would sav.
8et you reel vee about . becoming, thor-
oue-hlv emmnatant in so ana brmnrh of ra.
. sounsratlv labor, and aee to It tbat you
' peneci yourselves iu tuai nerors msr-
IVfs Floral Ouide, so wail knowo
to flower and vegetable gardeuers, and
bsrelofors publlshsd quarterly, will oo
bs Issusd monthly, lbs Initial iiutuuer
appsaring la Deceober. It will b ele-
1 . m.A (mm. In. Kl I-
Its line, and will bs furnished to yearly
subscribers for $1 25, or to a slub of five
for 5 00.
sir. Duel way Isft this slty for Walla
Walla and Intermedial points on
Wednesday of this wsek, on a canvass
ing, aollsetlog, bod teetering tour, fcbe
; konaa ts visit also WelUbur. Davton.
Oolfsx. and perksps Vnlnn. HskerCliv.
LaOrands, aud Cove, retsrnlog lo tlms
for ths Bats Fair. ; -
CAUGHT AT1aTA, .
At we si parted I we've weksd a tar-
Url Tbs wife of tbs "dear CLerlia"
who wtftoted the subscript loo money re
turned to bins because bs objected to
bar taking tba pspsr, "sod It would bs
asourosof life-long domestic aobappl
osss to her" unless ws did It, Somes to
the front la eight psajw of 60 truthful
billlugsgats, shoulders tbs blame upon
herself like a woman; aud attacks us
with a vim end jarjeor ouly equaled by
tbs outward show -oft rage and bate
which old-time slaves used to visit upon
aboil Hon lets who wars psrlllug -their
lives to give them tbs freedom they
were secretly plotttog for. "Nevef
mind, lltlleeomau; never mind. Ws
do Dot treaaure up 00s ssnlsnes of your
unwomanly attack upon? us, or bold
aught lo rsssutmsnt against you. 'At
your age, and In your circumstances,
ws should doubtless bavs dons thssams
thing, only ws bops ws should bees
sisrvlssd a llltls more caution about
apseking untruths. Tossy loons let-
tar that "life-long-domestic uubsppl
usee" would . bs tbs reeult.lf w dldu't
refund tbs subscription to "Charles,"
teeauss be."ob)ected," and so forth, and
lo tbs nsit svsrytblng mean tbat la too
low and scurrilous to print" about tbs
paper tbat Is breaking your" chains, ia
decidedly Jranapsreul, "Louise." We
don't belleva In divorces, but ws know
you're secretly planning one, and tbat
you have been plsunlug it for eers.
And, much as ws disbelieve lu them,
ws cannot hslp saying. If your present
lata of bondage throws so much falss
1 1 Ufraround youthaf2joursaoool ' jrtss
above It and bs your own true self aud
remain in It, you had far batter, for
your own and children's saks, coots out
of It. Other womsn bavs attacked ns
In tlmss past. Just as you bavs done, yet
they bavs found no better friend when
ever tbs fact of tbslr prlvals trials could
no longer be concealed from tbs world.
You paid ons year's subscription on tbs
New Northwest That was your part
of ths buslusss. Ours la to send It regu
larly, "post-paid, to your address ITU ths
subscription sx plnsvWa.. lodulg lo
no child's play,-eveo to prevent do
nieatls unbsppioesa" with an unfortu
nate wife by humoring tbs petty tyr
anny of ber tyrannical lord. Bucb ac
tion would only rlvst your own chains.
Our parting word Is, Bs bonsst with
your own soul, at wbatsvsr cost, and re
member tbat uo amount of "frothing at
tbs mouth" will cover lbs fact of your
matrimonial humiliation from tbs
knowledge of tbs physiologist or thl nksr.
Soma day you will thank us for Ibis
plainness of speech.. Your cass is not a
new soar asilbr--bsva-wa'iost -faith til
you because you bavs felt yourself com
pelled to writs falsehoods to please your
master. ' ' -
B1I0HAM TOUHO'S WILL
President Young's will was read on
the 2d Inst. In tba presence of all bis
wtvss and children and a few friends.
hBrtgham Young, Jr., George Q. Cannon
and Albert Carrlngton are namsd as his
ex ecu tors.
Ths estats Is largely real
estats, and probably worth two millions
of do Uars, Ths will was mad four years
aso. and his youngest child boro of
Mary Yancott was then three years old.
Young. was fathsraf flfty-alx children,
and left esvsuteeo-wlves, slxteso bods
all of thsm already bad aomsthing
deeded to them.- Oo this a valuatloo
was est, and It Is to be ebargsd to tbs
rsclplsnts as part of tbslr sbars, though
oot necessarily at ths valuation b put
on It Tbat Is lo bs equitably adjusted
whsn lb estats Is divided upon tbs
youngeet child coming of ags.: Msan-1
wblls lbs i neoms Is to go to th various
moths re according to lbs number of
their children; and ihey can withhold if
tbs cblldrso bebave badly.. All ar pro
vided for as far as their preeent needs
ars eonoerned. Ills first wlfs and chll
dren ar glveo a life Interest In tbs
Amelia Palace, a large modern, bew,
flu bouse, but bs Is known to bav
changed his mind about that, chiefly
bscauss thsy declined It for reasons beet
known to tbe ruse Ives, although Doth
log In or out of tbs will bas yet coma to
light, abowlog It, and tbey ar not olb
rwlss provided for except by tbeir share
of the Incooi. "Equitable adjustmsnt"
under such circumstances Is as Imnos-
slbls as satisfactory poly
out of tbs question to do Justice to sub
sequent wivee and ehlldrea without
grossly defrauding tbe first wlfs and Is-
THE WOSni C0L0KAD0.
The beat of th sa rosier being vr
and lb time for A rial action drawing
osar, suffragists In Colorado ar coming
up oobly to tbs work. Besides their
boms workers, who, though fsw in num
bers, ar a best lo action, frlsuds of ths
causa ffona abroad ar coming to th
rescue. Buaao B. Aothooy Is lo ths
field laboring as shs labored
Ksosas aod Mlchlgao. Ilsnry Black-
wsll and Lucy 8 loos ar tbers with
tbslr ample and ever-ready siorsof logic
lo behalf of woman's emancipation, and
If th voters lo Colorado are not wilfully
blind and deaf to th voice sf reason,
lbs fair Centennial Hut will proudly
lead ths van of a great nation of States
Id Inscribing universal soffrag upoa
bsr banners. It Is to be supposed, of
courss, that wblls th hosts of progress
ars In th flsld elad la tb glittering
panoply of freedom, that th aresrofT
oppression ars not Id Is, but speaking
through Calboll bishop, aactariaa bigot,
pompous aea aod weak aod eilly wom
ea, wsrk what harm Ihey may to the
suae. However, ppoaltiea aervee but
to nerve th frlaoda of Woman Sufirag
t rsnswsd eflort and purpose, aod If
tbe measars euffere defeat, grat good
will yet bav beso accompllsbsd by tb
gsnersFdlacu'ssioa of th grsst princi
ple of eqasl rights apoa which aur sx
isianca asarspuoaf fsssa. '
and cwwatslahk ' Tt.. ..ill ??"JJS fyjH-" ", ay - - -.-.. ciear.y uemonsiraisu mai party access
legate I m.k.V.nuUahl. dl.lalon of ",UU' " puoilsDers, Bsncrori carrying ii oy ooa osiug aooui equally n,ar.bly followed by party corrup-
errt.T-raiihUwr.- and ot Co., Pan t raocisco, ara dsservmg or uivioeu oeiweeo sieamsr msuuooso Mw4 at wWchsver pert y -wins In
K?Sul th. first .tory.th. and th stanch HUl.-M.Minuvill.. locll or ev.n national . .Tetlobs, th.
dren. With DO preference to any. Most nkm.ra;r;ifch Ih. eolom. hr. ia lo. Th shlDOlns- of wheat be thla memos wj?.L ..
A JrEWI8aMEETIJ.0. .
Ths Igonrsncs of ons portion of al
most auy ewmmunily respecting tbeir
neighbors, whoa I interests drift Into dif
ferent channels from tbeir own, Is a
thsm for much refleatloo to th stu
dent of bumao nature. W bav In
Portland many dlderent sects of rslig
ioalala, awbraclog almost every shadow
Of spiritual belief ouvAuioo tothe civil
ised world; and yet do sect takes suffl-
isnt lotersst to' tbs spiritual welfare of
Its neighbor organisation to Inform it
self particularly concerning He modes of
worship or poinu of Aloctriuo.Mt is svl-
deot tbst uo ons of .lb many conflict
ing religious beliefs eataut can be the
ooly Infallible one. It Is equally evi
dent tbst tbsra must bs lo all soma
foundation In truth reeling upoo th in
nate needs of human nature,
Tbs otbei day, as ws were passing ths
Jswlsh Hynagogue, oppnslt lbs Episco
pal Church, Ulweea Klfih and Sixth
streets, ws.ehauced to meet tba Rabbi,
Rev. DraMay, and, la response lo, bis
lovltatiou, found our way back at tsa
A. at. on tbs dsy following, to wllness
thsMcetebra'tlon of lbs Jswisb New Year.1
Tbe, little cbspel was Well filled with
an array of Worshipers, th men . all
with hats 00, and many with books; In
tbeir. bands, aud lu th pulpit, flanked
on either aids by officers of ' lb Hyna
gogue, stood th Kabbl, lo a gowa of
silk and velvet, with a priestly turbaa
upon bis shapely head, aud a clerical
appearance tbat was vastly becoming.
We were kindly ushered to a front
seat, behind a row of wsll-manuered lit
Li boys, with hats oo, to Imitation of
tbeir slree aud were soon lost ia ths
words of tbs preacher. The diacourss
was ons which w would gladly bear In
every Christian pufplt la th city. It
was able, well-worded, deep, plaio, con
cise,' logical, fearless, progressiva aod
sloqusnt, occupying an hour la delivery,
and followed by ao hour's musical aod
devotional exercises, In which a choir at
ouo snd of th eburcb reepouded at In
tervals to ths melody of th preacbsr's
voios, awaksniog echoes sf patriarchal
days which yet linger In our. msmoty.
as w abut our eyes andihlbk it all over.
W noticed ou peculiarity, aside
from lb wearing of hats by men and
boys, which we do not se In Christian
churches, -that le reprehensible. -W
alluds to reading during service by tbs
young psopls, and occasional Irreverent
whispering and laughter. This bablt
should bs corrected, as 41 results from
tbougbtlessDsss 'tattler than HI nature
00 th part Of thoss Indulging It.
- Ths Rabbi Is a gentleman of thorough
culture, and bis rendering of th ng-
4-tlsh "tongue -'t suTprlsIhgl"" accurate,
considering tbe fact' that b bas Dot
been long in America, and was Ignorant
th langusgs whsn b cams to our
shores. -Kvtdeotly ha Is a close student,
and w should Ilk all people who, be
lieve nobody to be right but themselves
.to go andseeand hear what be la doing
among bla people. -i- -,
L'THE JEW PEIELOPir-
A volums bearing thrahovsHtlls, and
set afloat upoo tba era of nterihir ,
Mra. Frsncea Fuller Victor, bas driftsd
to our labia. At first glancs ws notic
that th book, a bsndsoms ou of about
350 pages, l is a gem I typographically.
catad in Portland, and th. quaint re
el tal give's Interesting glimpses of cer
tain phase of pioneer life, which, but
for tb considerate action of carsfut
tblnksrs and observers llks Mrs. YictoaJ
would soon besoms totally obscursd lo
eivilisalioo. Tbs work, bowsvsr, bas a
mission abovs and beyond lb fanciful
tslllog of a story, or of mirroring almost
forgotlsn pseullarllles of pioneer life,
and svf n ths careless reader cannot fall
to se tha( th declaration of tbs author
In lbs first lines that sbs is "that anom
alous creature, a woman who loves bsr
own sex," is wsll sustained. Many of
th ssntlmsnts expressed lo this story
womsu aud men will do wall to con
sider. "Among ths vices of womso
baaing long counted oocbaritableoees,
and among tbeir disadvantages, want of
actual knowledge of things," tbs author
Is nobly doing bsr part In helping wom
so to conquer tbs fbrmsr by aiding
them to acquire th latter;. The book
contains, betides ths story msntioued, a
iosr of ofbers, ail well worth psrus-
Ing, and all Pacific Coast stories.-' Sev
eral of lbs author's finest poems com
plete tbs collection. To be enjoyed, th
hook bas only to bs resA Ths pries is
$2 00, aad ws predict for tsa ready sale.
- rUIEALjOT THIE8.
Tb. funeral of ex-President Thiers,
who dlsd soddsnly oa tbs 2d lost., was
celebrated with great pomp and circum
stance on th 6th.. Everything passed
off quietly and without poll ileal demon
stration, lbs liatneose crowd respectfully
uncovering as tbs soffln passed. Jules
Simon, wbb made th principal oration
-at th cemetery, concluded bhK remarks
as ioiiows: "aiicu.. 10 in asms or
ouotry, to tb historian of th rsolu
tlon, to tb champion of liberty, to tba
liberator of .territory, and to' tb first
Presldeot of th French Republic r
Tb faoeral was very Imposing. All
tb dlplomati corps were present, la
eluding Edward F, Xoyea, U. a Mlnle
ter, and E. R Wash burn.
Tbers Is nothing asw from th. troops
operating against th boat lie ludlaaa la
Montana. . Pursuit of th reaegade Is
still kept up, with tb bop that a blow
may b atruck which will "coin pel tb
savsges to a quick reeult" before I be
rigors of winter fore tbem t'go lata
quarters. - '
I . .Brig ham Young bad been tte
of twenty wives and tb father of fifty,
alt child ran. Of th former, eeveateen
sorvlTS blmrtflb. latter," Tortjf-rouf;"r
I . I fc . L.l . I Mll.h I.iwa lh.u buLllu Awllaff . t - . .
With vlaiona called ep by (It fre
quent ' rr petit ia of these) words, w
lbres weeks slues diopped psocll and
aclaaors, turned ur back upoa as
haogee, and, paeklac-our "othsr dress,"
detarmloed to set ou r fse toward th
Mp-grsa ouotry." -r:v
"Barel time to catch the train," said
a friend, as ws hjrsilaled at th depot,
"pondering our voyage,? or, rather, our
destination. The reminder decided js,
and a "ticket fof Oregoo City" was
quickly purchased and we seated lo tbe
cars aud speeding" rapidly toward tbe
Lowell of its Pacific, or, rather, Us
cool and quiet suburb, Canemah. Than
this solemn-looking little v II lags tbers
Is 00 plsos mors suggestive of reet, with
its background of towering 'ellfls and
lofty firs, and Its frvutag of quiet
waters, the ceaseless monolon of th
"falle" Just be'low eervlbg but to In-
areas the ailaoce by
giving ii a lonely
and not unmusical sou ml.
" What beauuMMss visloas threuced ibis spot,
What arsan, ul slraaura IOn lurgut,"
Wr aofily ask ursvlf.'as w glancs at
th walls of basalt, tbs somber-looking
flirs, ths 'Vup-Hks hollow of ths down"
thickly set with homes, one tastefully
kept, but now wearing a look of neg
lect, lb long, low ware-bouses, ones
busy with th loud demsoda of trade,
now showing evidences of decay, ths
sebool-boCse, closed because of tbe an
nual district quarrel, which gives seal
to this olberwiss humdrum llfs Of tbs
mors belligerent villagers,
" Whose empty wladows. prn4 atark
- loom Iank ssaiaat tbe laaaol
LAad the silent saw-mill tbat erewbll
robbed tba forest primevalof many a
venerable monarch, and, with raspings
rough and loud, ssut him out to do bis
part lo sheltering man from ths blasts
which for ceoturle bad rioted at will
among bis own swaying branches.
Canemah, one a busy and somewbst
thriving village, showed at th time of
which w speak do signs of Industry
except at th "boat yard," where Cap
taio Cochran's boat, tbs "A. A. Mc-
CullyJayTaeal vlng Z bef-fiolehlog
touches, and, an sxcepllon svery where
fouod, but Dot always noticed, tbat tbe
housewives war as thrifty as of old,
"looking well to the ways of tbeir
households, and eating Dot th bread of
idleness." Now a capital placs to rsst,
and dream and grow yoaog, It will one
day, and perhaps In tbs Dot fsrdistant
futurs, be lbs seat of slegaot boms of
eapltallsts, who will utilise lb im
mense water power that now runs to
wast at th falls.
AAar tarry tog bees a lew-oays, seeing
visions and dreaming dreams, w board
th steamer "Orient" for psyton. Ths
Yamhill River, never oftering ample
breadth or depth of water for lb pur
poses of commerce. Is at Ibis season ex
tremely low, th banks on sllber slds
almost touching tbs boat, as, pufflag,
backiug, stesmipg along lb tortuous
rbaonej, sbs make br slow way to
Daylon, and, after tarrying a short
tlms to diss harge freight and paaseo-
""r runner, up
W-Wtri. oruer :aosj apiacswnere
alia can turn round before-taking 00 tbs
wheat that awaits bsr.
Yambilf. county's product of grain,
always considerable, bas been this year
ill ba considerable, although tbe
greater portion raised lo Yamhill and
adjoining counties will bs transported
to market by tb Oregon Central Rail
roattr" Roads from tb country both to
Daytoa aod St. Jo wsrs thronged with
teams bearing tba goldea cereal to these
points of shipment.
No boat belog yet constructed tbat
can float unscathed over tbs bars rocks
of lbs river's bed, we must finish our
Journey to Lafayette by slsgsbut ths
distance is trifliogptbs"roadio good
oonditloa, aod, bad notour Jehu smoked
a villainous pipe, tbe fumee of which,
'the wind being eonlrawlse," were sof
focating, tb rlds.wouKl bav been de
lightful. As It was ws maoaged to en
dure It, cousoling ourself With tbe
thought of Its brevity.
And now such a season of rest and en
joyment as begun. How ws wish ' tbat
very woman whoso braia Is dlxxy and
bands weary aud footsteps listless and
tottering . from tb exhaustion that
comes from long .aod hangelees labor
could bav on such wsek of rest; of
aimless wandering about bouse and
grounds wbela desiring to stir about; of
listless reclining upon sofa or bed with
closed . ays, and folded bands : waea
promptsd by lusrtla; of sittingamong lbs
gsraolums on tba porcbKldly dreaming
over magaslasor book, anon eloslug tbs
pagea to drink la th fragrance from
grata field aad flower garden; of seeay
Ing to bs useful Just long enough to as
sist la picking a basket of pears or to
resurrect some almost forgotten cun
ning la lb dressmsksr'a art la aid of a
sister who, whil. th babies ar llltls,
fiods no tim for rest; of talking over
old times; of eatiog food that you hav
bad no thought or car. of preparing; of
ping and reading, talking- aud
dreaming this I rsst. X wonder
tbst, efWr a Week of It, ws rstaro, find
log spirit la what was before spiritless,
enabled to seas with esgerneae tb ex
changes - ws bad dropped la disgust
wbea we set eur face toward thecouotry.
Irrrll-nabJ says: ' tbs fact is tbst
tbs good tim ws ar all walilw'g for Is
locked ap la th form of mobs ro tb
eoffera of I boa who re fuss to us it to
their awa advsolags, as wsll astolhs
advaalag of tboee wha ar au fieri nr
from lack of work."
The Christian Union, la referring to
ths- ilaresed cxamtnsttnDr fbr W0men7
askst "If womea caa paaa a Harvard
exsmlostloa, why ahoald they Dot rs
elve a Harvard sdocatloa ? '
1 - - woriu coHiinues iu rsvoivo ou lis axis.
V0 rOR EVETB0DT, ...
Clrculats peltloos for a 16yi Amend
ment, to sufraocbiss tbs wumsu, not of
ons Stat oone, but of all tbs ' States
and Territories. Woman's right to a
vole lo th government aodef wblob
bs lives Is a natural right, and must b
guaraoiesd to bsr by tbs Federal Con
stitution. ; ow Is our time to knock al
ths doors of Congress and plant this
ftlgM deep lo tbe fundamental law of
Petitloos fora Sisteentb'Amendaieot,
for woman's enfranchisement, from
10.000 United Htales - clllsens, from
twouty-tw States, bavs beeu presented
iu opso Hous aad fjsnats by SI Keprs
eeolatlvesaad 29 Senators sines January
19, 1877. Ths frisods of Womsn Buf
frags In both bouses, who Intend to ad
vocsts 4hs , Amsnd msot In the Dew
Congress, deslr I la friends to sustain
the m by jn a at moth pelllious from svery
quarter. Circulate this petition through
jlhaautumo aud whiter up to January
30, 1878. Obtain lb
nsoiee of all who
hav signed similar
petilloua to ths
present Congress, s3d as uiauy mors as
possibls. Head ths petitions with such
well-known names' as you wish to bavs
sppssr In' tbe Congreionat liecord
Fill tbe blauks for Btate, town, and
couuty, .that memters ' ruay refer to
tbslr owO'dUlrlcU In preseutlog peti
tions. Have all tbe names slgnsd.
plainly with luk on tiro -copies of ths
petition, ons for tbslTouss, aud ous for
lbs Heuats. Ask each slgnsr to remit
at least ten cents to tbs Trvasursr of tbs
National foiuo HuOraifs Association.
Salee street, Washington, D. C, to
defray, sxpeuses of class! II jatlon for
presentation lo lbs 45th Congress. Evtry
name rvosivsd before December 1, 1877,
will be classified with Its appropriate
Slats and eou a ty petitions, and pre
aeuled by lb. appropriate liepreaenla
llva and Senator. Saud with tba peti
tions name aod post office address of
each ons who obtslns signatures, so tbs
officers wsy know the workers. '
Cut this out, and pasts italtbsbsad
of a sheet of paper aud go lo work. IPul
tba names of men on ths right, aod
womso oo tbs left of your petition, aod
tracs ovary name carefully iu luk :
',.'' petitiox rox ... -
- WOMAN SUFKfTAOE. '
To th Senate and House of JUpresen
Uttivee, in Congress assembled : Tbs
u udersigped, . cillxeus " of - tbs United
Slates, resldeuU of lbs Stst. of ,
oouuty of -, town of , saro-
sslly - pray your booorabl. body to
adopt measures for so'amsodlog ths
Coiist 1 1 utlou as-Jo prohiblt-tha avaral
feUtes from disfranchising Unltsd Stalss
cltissns on account of ssx. ,
0AUr05IA ELECTION. ' :
Ths election which took placs In Cat
I for o la last week resulted lo favor of lbs
Democrats, 'return" showing tbat tbey
will have a msloritv of thirty-sight, or
tbereabouts, on Joint ballotin tboLegls
Istura. A number of tbs Dsmooratio
Senators held over, aud ' this, together
'With disaffection en lb. Republican
ranks 00 tbe Senatorial question, caused
tbs result Indicated
'. The time has gons by whsrelu w. feel
grieved over party defeats or slsted
party successes, as events have
seasons cows aod go, aud Stals aud na
tional matters move, along with about
th. average amount of ""promise, mad.
but never kepi," of theft aiid prodlgaU
Iry and wlthal of wisdom and-patriotic.
pretense, So, when men say
tb result of th election In California
means, "argent beaten for tbs United
Ststea Senate,", ws do not feel as though
anything momentous was trembling lo
lbs balance, even though a political op-
poucul, succeeds btai lu that august
body. We will say, however, that who
ever hia successor may he, hs will leave
00 prouder record on the Senate Jour
Balii III behalf nf WuiusiTplulTiaits than
Sargent has done, and we ran only hops
tbst he will boss fearljrss andoutspoksn
In Its defeuss aud as prompt to respond
"aye" when the great question put to
Vole as Mr. Sargeul hss ever been.
Aa Appeal to Voteri.
The Massachusetts Wonian'a Chris.
nan temperance union has Issued a
stirring-appeal to the voters of tbat
Stals, from which we make the folio
ing extract: . -.'"-; '
" The lloense dram-shop hre recruit
ingoflehereaiiolher sjmyeXlJheyJI. U over tbaljlllsldss.
urunssrus is eiiiisteu, 10 nil the ranks
depleted by dishonored deaths, and lbs
great commonwealth extends over them
the snls of Its protection, Indorsing
mem oy ine sanction ot law.- 11 1 a peo
ple nf Massachusetts drink sunuslly
ia.u.wo wortuni intoxtcstiiig liquors.
Ooly Ood csn furnlali lbs slatlslics of
sorrow, novsrty, disease, vice, and crime
begotten by Ibis fearful consumption of
I'nder these discouraging circum
stances, msn nf Msasaobuseiis, ws ap
peal to you I Ths licensed dram-shop is
the creature of political action. Weare
wholly deetltute of political power, by
wuici 11 must oe overthrown. An
guished by the peril of fathers aod
orotnera, nuaoanqa and sons, ws apnea
la you to make good Ibe oft-repeal
sertlon that tbe men of the 81 eta reDra-
seut and protect tba wooieo of tba Stale
at tb ballot-box. W beseech you to
make earnest efforts to secure tbe renehl
of ths I lean as law at th next election.
and tbe enactment of a law oroblblllne
tin. san uuuumuauug tHUrws-pv
Ws know that w. utter th. voir, of
in. mawctty or th. women of tbe Stat.
when w. plead tbe rauasor prohibition;
aod as lbs women of Massachusetts out
number its msn by mors tbsa 80,000, it
is women who are the greatest sufferers
from the I ice used dram-shopa of th
community: aod w orav sou. thra
lore, voter of Massachusetts, to Uks
such action tbat lbs law which protects
Mary L. Booth, editor of Harper'
Bator, gets $4,000 par )w,
Senator Morton's condition continues
lo bs quit, alarming.
General Grant received tbe freedom
of Ivsrosee orxtb.tth. '
A aubecrlptlon lo Paris le started for
a monument to Thiers.
f h. Emperor and Empress of Braill
bav. sailed from Lisbon for Rio Jauelro.
The 7H6a saystb. Nsw York strsst-
cars carry 165,000,000 passengers a year.
Tba Maine election went Republican,
though by leaa than the usual majority,
"The health of tba, Pope continue, to
be precarious, although liaoisdlata dan
ger Is apprebeudeM .
TI. I ... X.. nrMAa hawa) ihua
A .1 i.waiu. HI M w -
far been recovered from th. rulos of
Hale's piano factory
Tna 'H VfdV Wolf Rapids special says
Sitting JtuIJ bas beeu urdrsa out of tus
British possessions and has obeyed.
Tbs Orphan's Horn, at Ku'lhUtown,
Ind., was burned on Saturday night.
The children were removed In safety.
Billing Bull prefers to remain auoder
British protection rather Jbeo go again
Uho the war-palh.
' Tbe queen of
Madagascar bas pro-
claimed (he freedom of all IJvlngsto-
nian slavss. This does not abolish ox
isllug domestlo slavsry.on th. Island.
.Tbs TVifcune's Salt Laks eorrvapobd
cut predicts not th. disruption of tb.
Mormoo Church, but Its abandon men t
of polygamy aa a cousequeucs ot Brig-
letter lo Geueral Scofleld, commanding
at West Point, heartily approving bis
order which provides summary abd ss-
vsrs puulshmeuts for basing eadets,
Ths Sun says Mrs. Irsne Houss, who
shot hsr busbaud, tba famous or Infa
mous divorce lawyer of New York, baa
been released from lbs luaan asylum
at Treutou, being pronounced recovered
Five steamships left Nsw York for
Europe on tb 8tb, bearing ao .aggro-
gat of 200,000 bunhele of grain, 14,000
oases eauned goods, 3d, 600 boxes chsess,
13.500 packages butler." aud 150 tous
. Estimates for tbs support bftbs army
for tbs present fiscal ysar Have -beeu
prepared by tba War Department aud
aent to the Treasury Department, which
will trausmlt tbem to Congress at tbs
extra session. These ars the jsuly estl
mates to be sent.
John Taylor has been ohoeeo Presl
deotof tbs Twelvs Apostles aad acting
Prssldsnt of tb Mormoo Cbureh, until
XbtT he wreWshTnieclea7"T floi
was shot at Nauvoo.at the II m Joseph
Smith was klllsd, and Is a most bitter
aud bigoted religious fanatic . ' .
A Catholic pastor of Newark, N. J
mads ao attack on tb public school
system oo Sunday, threatening' tbat If
Catholic parent permitted their chll
dren to attenit publloschools hs would
avalt himself of his prlvileg and pub-
llojy dsnouuo thsm from tbsatta
Th Sun' W'sshlngtoo speclsl says
Secratarlss MoCrary, Thompson and
Sherman declined to go to-j. Marietta
with tba PreSldeut simply because tbey
did not approve ofth object. of that
meeting, and Its parad. ovsr ex-Con fed
srats members, -They atrougly disesul
frbui whar they term" th extreme of
Hayes' Houlbern policy
..There Is mu.h uneasiness iu Repubji-
can circles lest tnsir small msjoniy in
lb national Huat sball bs overcome
at th special session by reasoo of Mor
ton's lllueas, Bpeucer'e posslblo defec
tion, aod tb possibility that Patterson's,
Indictments may 'keep blm at boms.
and other accidents. Spsncer's grlsv
ancs is tbs President's failure to let blm
coutrol Alabama appointments.
Th Turkish Bagdad army, Ss.000, Is
golug to Slab, --J
Turkey will make a furthsr lssosof
6,000,000 plasters of paper money.
II Is said tbat 20.000 Turks, who war.
Dia'rcblug to Osniau Pasha'a aasistanes,
bavs beeu intercepted below Nelrski
Plsvna was carrlsd by tbs Russlsns
00 Suuday svenlng, ths Turks ret rest
Ing In great disorder Ths lossss ars
' Ths' Russlaus bavs erected
m..n,l. UIAI I . u U I .1 -
" . . , wy 't--'"tW-y-Tr'iilllty, In llsna, Ht.r husband
ituwvi , ,uin Autaiau vatteriss we lore
Three thousand wounded from Sulci
man Pasha's army bavs reached Adrla
popls; 1,000 are at Kasanlik. At Schlpka
ite ports from Hobart Pasha to tb.
Port, represent th. new defenses of Se-
baetopol atrong enough, without tba ad
dltloo of torpedoes, to destroy the finest
flsst afloat. ' '
Loulsvllls Is preparing to do tb mag
olflcent. Prssldsnt Hayes, SecrsUrlss
McCrary, Thompson and Scbart, with
members of tbeir famlllss, will visit
tbat ally oo tb I7ib and 18lb of this
mouth. Twslvs or mors govsrnors wilt
bs there durlug lb Prssldsotial visit.
The people ar very sotbuolastle ovsr
tbs coming of ths distinguished parlies,
and tb welcome to bs sxtsnded them
wHI In .very way reflect credit upon
Kentucky. There ar. tblrteeo squares
from th. depot to th. Osnlt Houss.
Each square Is to Pysentjoneof jh
orlgtnat J?rf es, and at sscb comer there
will be decoralloo with devices sym
bolising tb Stales. Tbe school board
bas declared tb 17lb aad 18lh holidays,
and It bas beeu resolvad by tb gsosrsl
oouncll of tb elty tbat the fresdom of
the city be granlsd to the Prssldsut and
Prssldsnt Itavaa ana r.xll. . .1 . 1 1 -
h' MrCh urcValVrii
mon'SJnlo, last Sunday. So tb. tele
graph Informs oa, but adds tbs barrow
lag lolslllgenes tbat "tbe family did
ot atuod ehurch lo tbe evsolog."
srars aao vsaarreaiAL.
Tb. Baker County Talr Is lo progress
- Washington err iiory oouiaius n
Tbs "Caa Can" wilt net bs psrmitiM
to show lu Astoria. .
Tba Baptists have nearly aomplslod a
eburcb sdiflo at Astoria.
Ths frsmsof the nsw M. E. Church
building at Nsw Tsooma is up.
There ar forty pupil In altsudanc .
al lbs dsaf oiuls sub owl, Salsm.
Rmm iwanlv tiAraas are 1n trainlOK
at lbs Fair Urouuds ueerTiiHsboro.
Palouss City Is Jubllaut overt be proe-
peel of a uilluary post at that polut.
Ths e rose vslustlon of property in
Lsneoouuly 1 t,i4,20; ludebleduees,
Ills thoughtahat fully one-fourth , of
the wheat crop spring-sown grain is
still uu bar vested.
- i he J rstytery Tir ragei rwiiinti oss
sso lu sessions Port Towuseud durlug
Ibe preeeut week.
Ths nsxt sxsmlnslloo for military
sadet ship will probably not laks plac.
until uex I August.
A flu flouring mill Is belDg'built at
Aurora. It will b lu, running order In
two or three weeks. . ,
Tbs Young Meu'S Christian Associa
tion will hold religious services ou ths
HUM Fair Urounds. '
It Is possibls that lb heavy showsrs
Ibis week-will seriously damage a large
amount of grain still ouletaudfug or
dowa. -; t . 1 : -
Mining prospects al Galic Creek look
very encouraging. The ditch will soon
hs completed aud tbs ml use lu aetiv
Turner's Ststlon reoeutly to Mr. Ueorge
Staples, of Califorola, tbe prlo reallleU
John Jack aod troupe are playing at
Walla Walla. They will eoutloue Iher
uutil after lb Couuly Fair, which be
gins ou ths 18lb. .
Hop picking bas commenced lo Lan
county. Tbers Is a full crop. Wm.
Walls, of Bueua Vista, bas an sail mated
crop of 20,000 pounds.
Walla Walla Is rapidly recovering
from th shock received by the Iudlau
war. New brick buildings ars going up
all along Main street.. . .
-TbTacbra,J lustitnt for th Seo-
chI JsUieial Itiatriet held a verr lnur-
sstlng ssesion alSoowdsu Sprlugs, 00m
msuciug 00 lbs 30th ult.
Professor. Collier, of WlllamstU Uui
verslty, baa goua to Ban Frsueisoo iu
search of health. Hao-fsy sxleud bis
trip to tho Eaalsro Slat. .
Nln bundrod and alxty acres Of 8lal
school land lo Umatilla county bav
been recently purobassa by immigraoia,
who ar makiug bom, thereon. -
Tba Ashland mills ar grinding 800
bushels of wbsat per dsy. Tbeaa mills
busbela, pay lug from 00 to 70 cants.
polut two sludsnls (mals, of course, to
the mat Agnouiiursj woitsgs at Jor
vallia those so appointed to receive tu-
iliori free. ' .
' Tb Territorial Legislator of Wash
ington Territory will oouvvns at Olyrn
pia on th first dsy of October. Tble
body consists of niua councilman and
tweuty'-uloe rvpreeeulall vea.
The Walla Walla fJaforr-aaystn'TTi
Olyaaplo Utandard bops that soma of
tb best-samples of our agricultural pro
.4 1 1 A I will k. n MMnm.. . th.
Territorial Fair, to b bsld atOtmpta,
in October. This suggsstion, if acted
on as It should be, would prove of great
benefit 40 Eastern Oregon. Tbo Fairs
held at Olympia ar very largely at
tended by people from all parte of tb
SqUUUV v ' - ... M-.r
A Walla Walla paper says: -MOut of
(tlttfaBaiaiain silwll aWaaaasaam sa S t aa Pahal aVS Ik am
docket of tb district court for tb nsxt
term, eleven casesjr applloatlona Tor
divorce; of these, sight ar complaints
made by wives, and tba rsmaludsr by
abused husbands. In two eases the par
lies enjoyed wedded life for only Iwen-
I V.fnur Lou pa l . KmA tiaiahafula In Walla.
Wallaas slsswbsre, seeul'largsly loss
or baa wlvss almost Ihre to oo.
Mrs. CharlotU Fowlsr Wslls, proprls
lor of th 1'lirenologioal Journal, 757
dats of Auaust 16th. ssvlnir: "Maov
times I bav wanted to writ and assur
you of th warmth of my Interest In
your .welfare, but bav been so con
stantly occupied with other thing as to
be compelled todslegat Utter writing
toothers; but on this, my sixty-third
birthday, I must spesk and wish you
svery blessing aod bspplness, but first
anu 1 ore moat, jttrject neatin." Mrs.
Wslls Is as vigorous la mlod and body
as ah avsrsgs well-kept woman of
Alice J. Bushoug Is a successful prao-
tltlouer of dentistry lo Cenlsrvllle.
was long In feeble health , before his
death, sod sbs learned his buslusss and
Is now-enjoying a lucrative practice,
whereas, bad sbs adbarod strictly to
"woiuau's sphere," shs would bav been
earutug a pUuaee' at the Wssh-tUb
. fereivlaai a-rais.
. Baooaa, M., pt. 7, WTO.
Iirar Mir l-rrom early youth 1 was la feebls'
health, troubles wllh humor Is say blood,
waakseaa and debility Of tbs system teseraily
was nsabls to labor saacb.aad ooly at sons
Ilk-tit baslneaa, and thea only with treat eaa.
iw, wi, lot saaiaDnM, u .
severs attack of IXpiberla, which Ian -Bay
limbs earalraed aad a a leaa, ao I wassaabLa to
walk, ore vea alt as, .Notlclag tbe sdverUae
saentor Psbi-vias Hraitp, I eooelsdMI lo slve
It a trial, and lo say great Joy soon found sny .
vsrr nntil thres boulea bad bees used, sad .
was restored to eorapleta heallb, an4 have re-'
malned ao lo Ihta day, I attribute any present
health lo tbs ass of Fsarvias Ht p, aud-.
bold It la bl(b astlmstloa. . I caa not sewak tuo
b(bly Is lu pralaa. I bare'lo' asvefal eaaaa
with tbs sasnaeood resolla. Yonra traly,
rrwea .Tbasrwe. Kf . a)., Heraaea). . V.
Kb. Wlatia-S Balsas or WlLS caasar
(Ives snlverasl eatlaractioa. II saesas ts ears
s euo(h by lonaenlns sad elaaaalns lbs laafa,
aad, allaylnf Irrit-llon, Ibas removlDS ths -asaae,
Inanwd ol drylai op the eou(h sad
leaving the rauas bah Intl. 1 eoaalJer the Bal
sa s tbe beat eovh Basdlelns with wbleh I aia
amjualntad." Mold by all druiMl " : . . '
. tma'l haatute hen
Boar Sail say olntmeut or lottos that assy
havs been reenaimended In yos tar dleaaaee sf
. . i .... . M mnl.lUiAll
blesnlahaa. There Is sotbLac llks tbs Brat
eaaaad artlels la sash ease. BsU by all .rag
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