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$kK. Etiquette of the Umbrella.
Tlie following has recently leen nub-
The umbrella, which the Englishman
uder his threatening climate wisely
phBiders an indispensable accompani-
i10"1- tonet as ol ten as he breathes
he outer air, is for very different rea
P11 in the East a necessity to the native,
p Siam and Burmuh, China, Annam
pd Cochin China, it is not onlv the
ecessary protection against the lntru
ve rays of a vertical sun, but it has
motions of its own to discharge which
e quite foreign to it even in those
mntries where it is, as it was intended
be, a "little shade." It is a distinctive
tature in the lives and characters of the
atives of those parts, and their kings
id emperors, when vrdting to one an
t&jker, allude to their subjects us
fearers of the umbrella," in contra
distinction to the ignorant and nnsL'uhled
, people of other climes. Thus we iind an
. .rmi.-. C f.i . i r.
: cuiwui ul Kjinmi writing to a Kin ol
I -TJ . .1. -, . . . - .
xmnuaii, atoui mc roym eitier urotiier,
Tun-kwang, emi)erorof China, who rules
over a multitude of umbrella-wearing
4 chiefs in the Great Eastern Empire,
''i'oyal younger brothe r, sun-deseen
king, lord or the golden palace, who
grilles over a multitude of umbrella
KUiiefs in the Great "Western Emmre.
. ... .
ah Jiurmali especially the umbrella has a
deep and secret meaning to convoy
p what is us double-Dutch at first to the
foreigner's ear. It i"s, it need scarcely
'e said, the necessarv finish to the out
s pi-door toilet ot a lVnguan or Burmese
fashionable, but it is much more. Ii
'Has very delicate duties to perform
which could not so well be allotcd in
Burmah to any other instrument. Gold
or gilded umbrellas, which in the
provinces may be carried by ar.ynodv.
are reserved in the capital for princes of
ihe blood alone: and red umbrellas are
affected by the gay sparks of Burmese
society as being the next thing most
gaudy in appearance. Etiquette has
also fixed the exact number of umbrellas
the Burmese nobles may display when
they approach the "lord of the golden
palace; and it has now been settled by
me Man delay Herald s olhce beyond pos
sibility of dispute that no one but the
liiiin-SShe-Men, or heir apparent, is cnti
ied to have borne over his litter the full
. jomplement of eight golden umbrellas
Co carry a letter under an umbrella is to
.ccord to it Royal honors in Burmah
Sight golden umbrellas are properly
carried over a king's letter, and when
the Burmese authorities would not per
mit the umbrellas to be carried over tin
governor-general's letter, according to
custom, Major Bhayre. the British
voy to Burmah in 1853, insisted upon
tlie union jack being waved over it on
its way from the residency to the nalace.
Railroad or Railway, VOiicli I
IShould we say and write "railroad" or
K&ilway?" A. road, the dictionary in-
(fofrnsus, is a place where one may ride;
ariFopen way, a track for travel. A way
jsji generic thing (on the same author
jitra, denoting any line for passage or
ponvevance. A highway was originally
rav raised above the level, for dryness.
foad, says the dictionary, is strictly a
Uv for horses and carriages. In this
mitry. and apparently in England
ing by the King s highway the
brd "high" has come to have the sig-
LTi t TJ t t 1. Z 77 I
imcance oi open una puimc, ami
when we speak of being on the high
way" we mean on the public and com
mon road. But when we say "in my
way," or call to a jjerson to get out ol
the way," (very rarely "road" in such
se&se.) there appears to be a common
recognition of "way" as the more generic
word. But m use without a compound
ing wordj "way" is rarely applied in the
sense of "road;" thus we do not speak of
walking or riding along the "way; we
say "right of way," not "road;" nor is
"road" used except in "railroad," which
is the American term, as "railway is the
English. A few roads we do not say
" ways' which have English ownership
or ciose connections, such as Erie and
Atlantic and Great "Western, are, ollieial
Iv railways, and this term is probably
making its "way" slowly. It has. how
ever, at least the comparative disadvan
ta e that as yet we are not accustomed to
"ways" as short for railways, or to speak
of the "way -bed;" on the other hand
"way" has an advantage in not being
used to designate instruments of passage
by ordinary vehicles. Some other Eng
lish terms are better than our own; foi
example, "share" is better than "stock,"
the latter haviug several us s. The Eng
lish ''couch,"' on rails, was obtained by
transfer of word as well as article, but it
is less expensive than our "ear." So
"stoker," although correct, is rather less
idiomatic than ,iireman," which is made
bv the same process with which children
turn the gray-coated carrier" into " letter-man."
The English 'point" is ivr
tainly better than our "switch;"' aim!
"driver," which in this country is short
for the large wheel when used in connec
tion with locomotive, is more exact than
".engineer," who is much more than an
engine-driver. "Metals" would sound
strange here as the designation of iron
rails, and "line" would hardly escape de
tection as foreign, in use for the "road"
or "way." There is, however, an Eng
lish term so expressive, as applied to cap
ital fixed in railways and manufacturing
enterprises, that it would be well to nat
uralize it the word "plant." Such
capital may or may not prove fruitful;
yet all all the same it is withdrawn
A Brooklyn mother feck her year-old
baby on sliced cucumbers and milk and
then wanted the prayers of the church be
cause the Lord took it away. 1
Never betray a confidence.
Never leave home with unkind words.
Never neglect to call upon your friends.
Never laugh at the misfortunes of
Never give a promise that you do not
Never fail to be punctual at the time
Never make yourself the hero of your
Never fail to give a polite answer to a
Never question a child or servant about
Never refer to a gift you have made or
favors you have rendered.
Never associate with bad company.
Have good company or none.
Never appear to "notice a scar, defor
mity or defect of any one present.
Never answer questions in general
company that have been put to others.
Never lend an article you have bor
rowed unless you have permission to do
Never exliibit anger, or impatience, or
excitement when an accident happens.
Nover pass between two persons who
are talking together without an apology.
Never enter a room noisily; never
fail to close the door after you, and never
Viii(is itnsi jm "' 1 !.
"We would call the attention of our
readers to the advertisement in another
column of "White's Business College?
(formerly the National) of Portland,
Oregon. This institution, established in
1800, and conducted by DeFrancc A:
White, is now owned and managed by
Mr. White, so well known throughout
the Northwest as an energetic and pains
taking educator and an artistic-penman
of national reputation. Mr. "White has
placed this institution upon an entire
new footing, having employed a new
corps of the most ellicient teachers to be
found anywhere, and introduced the
latest and most thorough methods of
drill in business training and the En
glish branches. This school, as now
conducted, is without doubt the fore
most one of the Northwest, and merits
the patronage of all 2crsons of either
sex desiring a practical, useful, every
day to-be-used education.
.HOVrtii-AL. lir.AKii Flllpvf.
U. Ii. Mns'oy.of Montreal. U.inudu, c,t tilled
Sept.. '11, 1879. tint he Iml sunVred lerriNy from
l.spcpdu, unci was completely cured by taking
Wmn-r's Safe Bitters. He says: '.1 ntpdlie
t giod, ami I now suffer no Inconvenience
fr-wn ct.iiiig hearty niea s " These liiut is ae
also a p cillcforull kin ui-chs's.
I'rom a " ysti nisticil t- fiynicimt.
Professor (jreeti, a llsi',:iiiHlieu a'l psi'hio
phys ciuii, wrote t. the Medical llvcord oi , -
1 inta., Gi., to the effect, mat alter ai: otht r
n eans Inrl railed he sent tor the Kieney ("me
(.-Hfe Kidney and Li ver Cuie) and to astcn
:.hiDHot cured :t serious case of Brlirnt' Disease
by admi'slHtrinij it, and nUerw.irds lound Ir.
equally beneficial lu othr ens-s. He aiivi td
) brother physicians to uc it In preference
to anything else lor Kidney UJsoruers.
NOTICK TO PXDISSTUIAS.S.
The fir.-t 72 hour as von ilonc contest on
the Pacific coast will commence in Tunic Haile,
Portland, Oregon, Sept. IStli, hs80, at 2 o'clock
V. m.: 12 hours a day lor 0 days, for the Cham
pionship of Oregon and Cash Prizes as follows
First man, $125, second $50, third $25 The win
ner of the first prize will he entitled to admission
to the match for the Andrew J Jolt, In dejositing
$100 with the stakeholder on or betore May 1st,
1SSI I here will also be a special prize ot 2111)
open to all on payment of an entrance fee of $25;
tnst man, $12o, seoond $,u. Lntnes can w
made with D. 11. McNeill, Turne Ifalle, Port
The first contest for the Andrews 15elt will take
place in San Francisco in October, ISSI. Entries
for this event will be received bv the stakeholder.
Adam Aulbach editor of the J'ucijic Life San
Francisco, Irom and after September I, ISM). In
order that none but first-class men will enter
this competition the entrance fee has been fixed
at $250. $100 of which must accompany the an
plication for entry ; the balance, $150. lobe paid
on signing articles, or twenty days before the
commencement of the race. The Cash Prize
will be as follows : First man $2,000. second
man $1,000: third man $(in0 : fourth man $500:
Ii fth man $"00 ; total $i.:'.0ll. All tho.e who
complete 500 miles and do not win cither of the
live prizes will receive $250. Further informa
tion concerning belt and conditions of aee
uill bii furnished from time to time through the
columns of the Pacific Life.
nu-r-'.'twJS I). U. MrXKILL, Manager.
Thomoson, DeHart & Co.
HARDWARE. IRON and STEEL
(Cumberland. Lehigh and Domestic.)
A zetit 8 for DRAW CUT SAUSAGE CL'T-
TJUK HUd STUFJPJER.
AND PURCHASING AGENT.
-A.il Goods on Commission.
WOOL, GRAIN, DAIRY PRODUCTS AND
FRUITS A SPECIALTY.
Agent for Parrott's Patent Doubletree.
247 First Street, bet. Main & Madison
Portland. Okegon, jy29
Th h liy nf the prate in this cut i contract
ed in order lo show the teeth more plainly.
When dull, sharp tcctht
Rywhieh only cost a tr.flc.
cm be inserted n a few min
utes, without taking the saw niT I
I the mandrel, and no skill is re
quired in doing it.
Send lor Catalogue showing
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1 ; I.I . t. i
ottllClIl arc ucmg sum uuu oi ra,v
any other kind, and e Mvffi
allcring all otlic r kmus to
the Chisel rcoth.
TATUM & BOEN,
IVTitrlcct; ft. San Francisco
SOLE AG EN IN.
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nto. .rid ch'-ap jtud ajnipl AUTOMATIC CUT
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CYLINDER OIL, Albany, SPINDLE OIL.
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evr-ry fniictirrn to more healthful actiou, and Is
tl.ns a benefit in all diseases.
In I'llinlnating the Impurities of the blood, thn
natural and necessary result is the cureof Scrnf
iilous and other Sk'n Eruptions and Diseases,
including Oanrprs, Ulcere and other Sores.
I y-:pLj)sia. Weakness of the Stomach, Consti
pation, Di.ziness, General Debility, etc., aro
cun-rl by the KaTc BittcrH. It is uneoualed
as an appetizer and recular tonic.
It is a medicine which should be in every fam
ily, and which, wherever used, will save the
payment of many doctors' bills.
Bottles of two sizes; prices. 50 cents and $1.00.
dies are sold
f3"Send for ParnpnleS
1HODQE, DAVIS & to.. Axenta.
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126 First Street and 127 Front Street, PORTLAND, OREGON.
Inargesf Dry G-oods House
OF THE NORTH-WEST COAST.
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THE OBJECT of this Institution is to impart u quality of knowledge that must be
used in the practical, everyday a Hairs of lif', aHbrdinsi useful Busitie-s Education at
less cot, and in less time, than any other character of School can otler.
English Branches will receive special attention. Pmt Ins ruction jriven in anv
separate study if desired, in either day or evening xsion. New Ti achers, NEW
METHODS, i-areful attention, ami entire satisfacti in guaranteed to all students who
will work L'tdv Assistant conshmrlv in attend -iikv in Ladies Department.
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Farm Mill IVSalimry.
142 and 144 Front Street. Portland, Or
:n ami :JiI Market street. San FrsmcUc , i'n.
FARMERS' AND 3LL fK'S ATTENTION
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woll-known Walter A. Woods Mowyr. lajvr. Headers ami Self- Ijimhiiir Harvesters, ViUs' down
and mounted Woi?e Power?. ( oaSes Sulkoy Wheel Hakes, Victor Sulkcy Wheol Rnkes, Tittin Wood
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Browne Sulkey Plows. Browne Gang Plows. Black Hawk and Clipjwr K'ock Island walking Plows,
Defiance Walking and Riding Cultivators, Hit ford Road Scrapers. KanilaH's Improved Rolling Har
rows. Scotch and Square Harrows, Wood ami Sleel Goods. Saw and Flour Mill Machinery, Portable
and Stationary Engines, etc . etc Full and Complete Line of such goods as are required by Farmers
aril Mid men, and at the Lowest Market Price. No second-hand goods old by us. Send forspecia )
Circulars, Catalogues and l'rice Cist. Auurces
Or tbelr Agents.
fit' titii , ir. ttitil 'miii li'cidirNoi). Cnl
JEWOTS I'D ft E. BII! LED
Strictly Pure Atlantic
WINDOW GLASS. BRUSHES. V A FINISH G.S
C T. RAY.NOLDS A C'O.'.S C'OLUKS. iiTC.
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A BOARDING AND DAY SCHOOL FOR BOY3
and younc: men, reopens Aupust 31st. 1880.
with Improved facilities for thorough instruction
Special attention paid to English, Music, Book
keepinpr, Modern languages successfully taught
Send for catalogue Address the Hector, the RL
Rev. B. Wis tar Morris, D. D ,or the Head Master
d&w6w Prof. J. W. HILL. Portland. Or. '
Church. Ecuool.Flre-alann.Flne-tODKl.Iow rricrt. warrafc.
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c!o Iztziz for Pacific Ccwt, lS::i:t R., Cia rr2r:i::a
The Great English Remedy
Is a UHVPr-fHlIlntr Cure
nr NeiMius Uebllity
fc.xh:iut:t Vital! y
amo . ii, imj.o
l u ey, i'tiraJysis. and
all l e terrible eiFect
of Seir Abuse, yonth
ful linlifx, and "exces
In inn'uier 3'e rs
such a- Cns Df .Mem.
nal Erulft,iiin , ANtiMnu t, i Sue etv, Dlmnes o
VjKion, jvioIsph in H e lieiul. ihe vual Quid
pasin uiiobsprv'l tp f,,e urlm, nd many
oilier dl-'sf- fht il li m- liv ai..d death.
UK. MIXT1K wl l iigne id lorielt Fivo
Hundred Dollar for ewe r Mi - kind the
Vl M. t ! s h. (niMlr his t-peeitU
ud'-iceaiid ir iiiiu ni; will not cure, or for
anything impure it injur ous round in it.
IU. l iVl'l K tl'C'U'S all PliValf DSSHjiseSfUl
ce.ifnlly wiihiMit m-rciry. Co. sultatioir
Free Thoroimh xniiiiiuolon hhiI advice In
c!n.iing an.lysis of urine, S3 (A.. Price ol Vilal
Kest rut i $?, no pr hotti- i r lour times
I lit ( iih ii 1 1 ty for S lu i o j i Miy ailddress
is receiptor price, on; i . I.. cure from ob
servailoti, anil in n-)vafe ino k desned bv
a. k.'juxtie, r. n. ' 3
11 Ci -riiy Htu-e., Suit n..ciseo. a al.
i sc. n j ti '.n iv i 2:;e t s: a:w kdt .
NKPIUcriCI' f. cures nil kinds of Kidney
and B adder Complaint.,. Oiiuoriiiox, Uleet,
Leucorrlicei. P.,r aV I. all druggtM-; ?l ijo a
bo' tie; six boil Iks for S-j 00. ,.iwa
are tlm bM, and i hii.fKt DYSLIi:iilA ami
It2fjMLA ctlif hi ibb luu'ktt. roi sale bv all
I l t fitly UIW . m . -
I'OMUlO items. mirllt.f
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Sah, Doors. Blinds,
FRAMES, MOULDINGS, BRACKETS, Etc.
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Constantly on hand.
Paints, Oils, Glass, Brushes.;
AND A FULL LINE OF
Orders from the country will receive prompt
and careful attention.
sales room: factory:
111 Front Httet. At Weidler'a 2f ill
aug9 PORTLAND, OItEOK.