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Theo Weekly Enterprise.
0 A DEMOCRATIC PAPER,
Business Man, the Farmer
tr FAMILY CIRCLE.
PUBLISFIED EVERY SATURDAY
OFFICE Corner of Fifth and Main streets
.Oregon City, Oregon.
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Subscriber, and at the expense of Agents.
I BOOK' AND JOB PRINTING.
' The Enterprise office is supplied with
i htaiitvinl. approved stales of type, and mod-
S, em M ACHIXE I'HEsKS, wltic! will enable
i lie Proprietor to do Job Piinting at all times
i Neat, Quick and Cheap !
I T u orlv sol, cited.
; AH Ra.nine.au ti'.iHXtict'wns upon a Specie bai.
JOHN MYERS, Finttiwiul Agent.
JJ (JSXA'SS CA III) s7
JW.POSS, ML D.,
o Physician and Surgeon,
Ofiice on Maui Street, opposite Mason
ic 11 all, Oregon Citv. 13tf
Physician and Ssreos,
t-f Ofli'ce at las Drttjg Store, near Tost
()tf.:e, Oregon Citv, Oitl'mii. i:jtl
I'ertinnriUly Located at Oregon, City, Oregon
ROOMS With Dr. Saltan ans, on Main st.
yjI.W ATKINS, M. D ,
SUKOEON". I'ouri.iNi), Ohkoc n.
OFFICE Front street Residence cor
ner nf Main and SeveutU streets.
ALEEUT H. K ALLEIJBEHG,
CJa?isiisi and Druggist,
A. 7 J FIRS T STREET,
He!. Stark and Va;hinqtnn .
J' OR TLA Sb, ' OR EG ON.
I B Physicians " Prescriptions Carefully
1 prepared, at re hiced Price. A complete
I assortment jf Patent Medicines, Pen'umcr-
I ie, iunri prunes, r uncy. s ap, etc., on
nana ana tor sale at lowest prices.
A. H. UKl.h.
E. A. r.lKKElt.
BELL 8l PARKER.
I RUG GISTS,
I AND DEALFRS IV
; Chemicals, Patent Medicines, Paints,
O Perfumery, 07., Varnishes,
I And wery artrcbkept in a Drug Store. Main
rj Ktreet, Oreson Citv.
V. F. HIGHFIELD,
& Established since lS49,at the old stnnd,
jMiin Street, Oregon City, Orejon.
An Assortment of Watches, Jew
elry, ar.id Stth Thomas' weight
Clocks, all of which are warranted
to be as represented.
Tiepairinirs done on short notice,
:nd thatikful for past favors.
"Liv3 and Let Live."
JTIKLDS & STKiCKLKI?,
COC.NTUY PRODUCE, Ac,
CHOI OK WINKS AND LIQL'ORS.
' 1 t ?Vf" At the oil st.iud of Wortman & Fields
Oregon Cit. , Oregon. 13tf
i3 "Barnum S ad o o n ."
JENT & 1LUIEV,
DI PENSEUS OF
j Choice Wines, Liquors & Cigars,
I Main st., Oregon City.
I lf Call, and Robert Potter will show you
4 through the establishment. l'Jtt
tl Bamam Restaurant."
JKOX DeLOUKV, PRorBiETou
OF TI1IS ESTABLISH .ff X T ,
Main st.," Oregon City,
Knows how to erve liis customers
with Ov-ters. Pirs' Feet, a good cupofCotf-e
or a SQUARE MEAL. IStf
. T" II QYV TTT
32 Front Street, Portland.
GOODSY THE PACKAGE, FOR CASH
SAX FRAXCISCO TRICES, and Freight.
fFOrilers Promptly tilled in San Francis
co, if desirtd. C4 .tf
I CLARK GREENHAN-,
I .CUy Dmyman'
1 OREGON CITY.
I fli t2" "Ul ,or,ler! for delivery of merchan
i, P "-a.are and freight of whatever de--
! cu M' an,y pirt F the cit7 w beexe
I ca.e 1 promptly aui with care.
. WEATHERFORD & 09,
DRUGS, OILS, PALMS, &C,
T ESPECTFULLY INVITE THE ATTEN
1V tion ot tlie trade and consumers to their
ritock of Goods, cousLtmg of
AND DRUGGISTS SUNDRIES.
An assorted etock of
PAINTS AND PAINTERS"
M EI ) I C I X HS, C 1 1 EM I C a LS
AND DYE STUFFS, WINDOW
GLASS, BRUSHES, &c, Ac, &c.
Yith a selected assortment of
Fancy Goods and Perfumery,
And offer goods in their line at
GREATLY REDUCED RITES,
WHOLESALE OK RETAIL.
AV. WEATHERFORO &').,
Druggists, 23!) Front Street,
. March 19, lS70:tf
Carriage Manufactory !
The undersigned, having increased the di
mensions of his premise.?, at the o'd stand
Corner of Main and Third streets.
Oregon City Oregon.
Takes this method to inform his old pat
rons, and as many new ones as "may be
pleased to call, that he is now prepared, with
ample room , good materials, and the very
best of mechanics, to build anew, recon
struct, make, paint, iron ami turn out all
complete any sort ol a vehicle from a com
mon cart to a concord coach. Trv me.
Jilackstnithing, Horse or Ox shoeing, and
sreneral jobbing ncatJv, quick! v and cheap
ly done.' DAVID SMI i ll.
Opposite Excelsior Market
B ABLE Y, HARDING & CO.,
Successors of L. Dii.lek in the Lincoln
T EG LEAVE TO INFORM THE CITI
XJ zens of Oregon City and surrounding
country, that thev keep constantly on hand
and for sale, all kinds of
DREAD, Cll VCKERS,
CANDIES AND NUTS.
Also, a good and general assortment of
Orders promptly filled, and goods deliver
ed at the residence of the purchaser when
The highest prices paid for Butter, Eggs
A liberal share of public patronage is re
April 23. 'ls7o:ly
Attorney and Counselor at Law,
I'KOCTOll AXD SOLICITOR.
Practices in Sta'.e and U. S. Ccurts.
OJice Xo. 108 Front Street. Portland, Orejon,
Opposite McCormick's I'ook Store.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
Savings De artrrent !
This Bank has established, in connection
with its general Banking business, a savings
department, and will allow interest on coin
deposits, made in accordance with the condi
tions adopted by this Hank.
In establishing a Savings Department, this
Banking Associ "tion has in view the benefits
to accrue to a class of peisons having small
suns to loan, by providing a safe place ot
deposit, ample security, and fair rate of in
terest, as w 11 as to aggregate and bring into
use idle capital. For the safety of deposits
in this Bank, are pledged its entire capital
and resources, and also the personal liability
f its Directors and Stockholders, as provid
ed by Section 12 of the National Currency
Act, approved Jure 3, 1S04, a greater spcu
rity than that given by ordinary Savings
IJ.inks. Printed copies of the conditions up
on which deposits are received, may be had
upon application to the Board.
HEXllY FAILING President
JAMES STEEL Cashier
IIENKT t ATLINfi, IlEXEV W. CoRBETT.
L. 11. Walefiklh,
J auks Steel,
. J . AX5SCUCYVER.
Oregon L.olSe JVo. 3, I. O. or O. P.--
o-h? Meets ever' Thursday even
SS?3i ing at 7 o'clock, in Odd Fellow's
-X' Hall, LMain s eet.
Members of the Order are invited to attend
By order. x. o."
Physician & Accoucheuse.
DR. MARY P. SAWTELLE,
OFFERS HER PROFESSIONAL SER
vices t the people of Oregon City and
vicinity. Residence in the country, ten
miles east ol Oregon City.
Willamette L.olj;e x0. 13 I. O, T
Meets every Saturday evening, at the, roonis
S.E. corner of Main and Fifth streets, at 7 1-2
o'clock. Visiting members are invited to
utteud. By order of C. T.
ORJGGOff- CITY, OREGON, SATUBMY, JUNE 11, 1870.
The Men who Succeed in the World
Take twenty loys of sixteen,
in our or in any city in the
State, and let them go to work,
three or four in a dry goods store,
boot and shoe or blacksmith estab
lishment and printing offices. In
ten 3-ears thev- will have become
men of tvent-si.v, and the majori
ty' cf them will then be aboht as
far along in the business as ther
ever will be. One or two only in
each of the above brandies will
be established in business for them
selves or connected with some firm
doing a good business, living and
growling about their poor luck. '
Now we assert that there is
ood reason for their poor success,
and that luck has but little, if any
thing .it all, to do with it. If we
take the trouble to ascertain the
real facts in their several cases,
we shall find that those 3'oung men
who became masters in t heir trades
or leading men m their pursuits,
were not afraid to work, and were
determined to succeed. Thev
looked beyond the da" and week.
They made themselves valuable
and useful to their employers, bT
being faithful, reliable, and willing
to do what they could for the
interest of those for whom thev
worked. When a press of business
came, they were ready and willing
to work extra hours, without sulk
ing or grumbling, well knowing
that business must be attended to
when it-came, and that there were
plenty of dull times during the
year which would more than coun
terbalance any extra business of the
season. To sum it all up,
these young men indentified them
selves with the establishment where
they were empkn-ed became use
ful to their empIo"ers, in fact,
fixtures, who could be illy spared,
and in due course of time, havin'g
gained experience, were invited to
take a hand with already establish
ed house, or else boblly struck out
for themselves. Here, then, is the
lesson, which is, if 3-011 wish to
become successful masters, learn
first to become faithful serv
There is so much good sence in
the above that we cannot resist
transferring it to the columns of tie
Copperhead. If the 3'oung men
who are now engaged as mechanics
in manufactories, clerks in stores,
or labors on farms would act in
the spirit of the advice given, it
would be not onl3' better for their
emp!ocrs, but it would train their
own minds to habits which would
be of lasting benefit to them.
When cniploj-ee works for the
interest of the unph-cr he is work
ing for his own temporary ail vant
age and is la ing out a future
course of action for himself which
he will find of advantage in eveiy
hour of his intercourse with the
Glimpse of the other Life-
AVc notice in one of our ex
changes the following item which
we eopr, and will add one or two
others of a similar nature:
A few da3s ago a little girl Itha
ca just before she died exclaimed:
"Papa, take hold of m3r hand and
help me across." Her father died
two months ago.
In the JVorthtccstem Christian
Advocate a few 3'ears ago perhaps
seventeen there was a notice of
the death of a little child of 3Ir.
Piglow, of sainted memoiy" who
hail apparent- passed into a sleep
prior to death, when all at once
she aroused opened her C3es,
raised her arms, and rapturoush',
exclaimed, "I sei. j'oupapa! I do,"
and immediately' passed from life
Another, and one of the most
beautiful incidents of death, was
de a theme for a poem, Mrs. S.
S. Smith, of Xew York. A child,
on the confines of death and life,
whil3 partially awake asked his
mother who would take him over
the mountains? Saying "I can
not go over them." 1 1 is mot her
told him that he would be taken
care of by the Good Shepherd,
lie was still troubled, but presently
his face illumined, and with feel
ings of joy he exclaimed, "I can
go, now, mamma, a strong man
has come, who will carry me safe
over the mountains." J-lc.
The report that the widow of
Stonewall Jackson was going to
many a Boston man turns out to
be a base libel on a veiy estimable
lad-. Some people take delight
in starting such damaging stories
about respectable ladies.
If all the land bills now before
Congress should pass, it would
plunder the countiy of one hund
red millions of acres.
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A Protest against Woman Suffrage-
One hundred ana iorty women
of Loraine countr, Ohio, all intelli
gent and highly educated, have
suit to the Legislature the follow
ins: memorial :
"We acknowledge no inferiority
to men. We claim to have no less
ability to perform the duties which
God has imposed upon us, than
the have to perform those imposed
upon them. We believe that God
has wisely and well adapted each
sex to the proper performance of
the duties 01 each. e believe
our trusts to be as important and
sacred as any that exist. We feel
that our duties fill up the whole
measure of our time and abilities;
and that the are such as none but
ourselves can perforin. Their im
portance requires tis to protest
against all efforts to compel us to
assume those obligations which
cannot be separated from suffrage;
but which cannot be performed br
us without the sacrifice of the
highest interests of our families
and 01 society. 11 is our lathers,
brothers, husbands, and sons, who
represent us at the ballot-box. Our
fathers and brothers love ns. Our
husbands are our choice, and one
with us. Our sons are what we
make them. We are content that
they represent us in the corn-field,
the battle-field, and at the ballot
box, and we them in the school
room, at the fire-side, and at the
cradle; believing our representa
tion, even at the ballot-box, to be
thus more full and impartial than
itVould possibly be were all women
allowed to vote. Wedo, there fore,
respectifully protest against any
legislation to establish 'woman
part of it."
or m any
Only let a woman be sure
she is precious to her husband-
useful, not valuable, not convenient
simply, but lovely and beloved ;
let her be the recipient of his
hearty attentions, let her fec i that
her cares and love are noticed, and
appreciated and returned ; let her
opinion be asked, her approval
sought, and her judgement respect
ed in matters of which she is cog
nizant ; in short, let her only" be
loved, honored and cherished in
the fulfillment of the marriage
vow, and she will be to her hus
band, her children and society, a
well-spring of happiness. She will
bear pain, and toil, and anxiety,
for her husband's love to her in a
tower and a fortress. Shielded
and sheltered therein, adversit
will have lost its sting. She may
suffer, but sympathy will dull the
edge of sdrrow. A house with love
in it and b- love I mean love ex
pressed by words and looks and
deeds, for I have not a spark
of faith in love that never crops
out is to a house without love as
a person to a machine; the one is
life, the other is mechanism the
unloved woman may have bread
just as t i cl y as the other, but the
latter has a spring of bcautj" about
her, a jo3'ousness a penetrating
kindness to which the former is an
entire stranger. The deep hap
piness of her heart shines out of
her face. She gleams over. It is
aity and graceful and warm, and
welcoming with her presence; she
is full of devices and plots, and
sweet surprises for Iter husband
and family. She. has never done
with the poetiy and romance of
life. She herself is a l3Tric poem,
setting herself to all pure and
graceful melodoies. Humble house
hold wa3s and duties have for her
a golden significance. The prize
makes her calling high ; and the
end sanctifies the means. "Love
is heaven and heaven is love.'
Ploomington, 111., is excited over
the finding of the following note,
picked up in the street, and Air. C.
is looked for with interest :
Dearest C. Your boots are in
side the garden fence, at the south
east corner, under a pcice of old
carpet. Don't come any more, for
Heaven's sake. The old man
swears he'll blow the top of -our
head off. Your affectionate P.
Peecher accepted a present of a
cat from an Indiana bo', and pub
lished the boy's letter to him. This
was the. most reckless thing Henry
ever did for now there are, in dif
ferent parts of the countiy, over
eight thousand boys preparing to
send cats to Peecher, to get their
names in the papers. A fiddle
string factory in the basement of
Plymouth Church will probablv'
be the next "dead thing" the cele
brated divine will have on his
zri W BANCROFT LIBRAE
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA,
HOW THE PHILADELPHIA DESSECT-
IXG KOOMS LOOK WHAT IS DONE
. THERE A BEAUTIFUL SUBJECT.
From the Philadelphia Press.
Dissecting rooms are paradoxes.
They are places where, with but few
exceptions, all would like to visit,
and 3-et nine out of ten are to
nervous to approach. .And in truth
there is something horrible attend
ing the cutting up, coollr, of the
"human form divine," even if im
mediately, human life be prolonged
13" it. Xor is it a nice pleasant;
thing either to be a witness or a
party to the cutting up; but fori
courage to approach these "schools
of the dismembered dead," we
serve up a oeiectabie disn m
delectable dish in the
sure knowledge that it will bt swal
lowed with avidity. There are
some .ozen dissecting rooms in
Philadelphia, attached to college
buildings and in other places. To
describe one is to describe all.
The' are, as eveiy one knows,
places where the stud)r of the
human being who may have died
from disease, or in health both
intcrnall and externally, his bony
and lleshy structure, is pursued.
There has been alwas something
devilish connected with these apart
ments a kind of rebelling or
shrinking horror surrounding them.
As far back as the palmy days of
the Egyptian kingdom, the embal
mers of the dead though a neces
sary class of men at the time, had
to ilee for their lives at the end of
each embalming. Although a na
tional practice, the fact that they
had taken a man's stomach out and
stuffed him full of spices, and had
pulled his brains through his nos
trils and crammed his head with
aromatic drugs filled the Eg3ptians
with a holy horror. Put use makes
horrible things even pleasant in
time and the 'oung gentlemen pf
the present day have no such fears.
Going up stairs in one of these
places (for these rooms are alva S
on the top stoiy of a building,)
and entering the room, the first
thing a man experiences is a pceul-
nirl unpleasant smell, . sicki"ish,
indescribable. On looking about
he sees twenty tables that look like
ice cream tables ranged round the
room, and a d
body of a man.
woman or child, black or white,
male or female, in whole or in part,
lying upon each. These lar with
their heads upon wooden blocks
for pillows; and, except where the
students were engaged in dissect
ing were covered with coarse cloths
for decency's sake. A woman a
fine fresh subject--lay on one.
"Doctor," said one student, "isn't
she a beautiful subject?" "Was
she ever buried ?" said another.
"How old is she?" "How long
has she been detd ?" "Plump."
"That's so." "Was she ever good
looking?" "Isn't she English?"
tc, S:c. On the wall of the room
hung pictures of parts of bodies,
which seemed to be suffering from
incurable diseases, and some of
these were undergoing terri
ble surgical operations. From a
gibbett, suspended in the middle
of the room, hung low t lie skeleton
of a youth. It seems the suspen
si on was a screw, which was
worked into the skull. As the
students walked about, their shoul
ders strike the dry bones, and the
would swing backward and for
ward and rattle again.
Past doctors, called "demonstra
tors," dressed in long, red aprons
fastened round their necks, walked
up and down the room, to reply to
questions propounded by the stu
dents who were engaged in the nrt
of dissecting, when "Gray 's Anat
omy," did not make matters clear
enough. These "anatomies" lay
open upon the dead bodies, at the
page referring to the particular
spot on which ihcr were at work.
As they cut, layer after laver of
skin was peeling off, .and nerve
and sinew and fiber and ligamert
and mucle and bone and membrane
were here and there exhibited at
one view. Here lay a black man,
his thigh laid open and the white
flesh beneath looking whiter, and
the black looking blacker, because
of the contrast. There lay a little
girl, and here a womam with her
arm in shreds. On some flat part
of the bodies la- the little boxes
of instruments, and ever and anon,
as the student wanted to turn over
a new leaf of "Gray," or scratch
his head, or do an-thing which
required more that two hands, he
would put his knife between his
lips till the hands were again disen
gaged. It is customary, before a
bod' is dissected, to draw lots
among five, that being the number
of parts into which a body is divid-j
ed. This accounted for the peculiar
question, put in a loud tone from
the other end of the room : "Who
wants a leg ?" some subject having Here is' an accurate description
one leg yet undrawn, and the four of a class of men who infest every
could ' not be cut up till he was community. The most miserable,
entireh' monopolized. Around one j hopeless scrape of humanity is an
table at the end of the room ajidle inan a man whose chief aim
crowd of students was collected, ! of lifejs to loaf to waste in
quieth- looking upon the dead i listless longing, and mental . and
body "of a beautiful girl, about j lhysieal inaction the j-ears of this
eighteen years of aire. Approach- i short life. There are scores of such
ing the table trom the lower end
we noticed the high Arabian in-
1 1 T -
niGTh enough lor a
stream of water to
without wetting the
gently to the well developed calf
and tliiixh showing in life, a firm
and resolute tread; then the full
, ' , asam UW noVk
j ,lkc a column set upon a mountain,
,'UiW "tau,1""1 . u:iu' V11
uie neau ana painu lace, Ivm
amid a mass of dark brown hair
diich hung knotted and tangled
all aruond. Her nose was finely
shaped, straight and squarish
at tfie end; purety Caucasian,
Hogarth's line of grace and beaut 3r
was in the mouth, and the whole
face illustrated finelr the Grecian
rule of the exact triple division
from the forehead to the chin.
In the bandage-room there were
about a dozen stuffed dummies, all
brothers, from there likeness to one
another, with that leather', can't-help-nn'self
kind of a look, and
stuck upon iron rods run up in the
region of each dummy's o.s casejeis.
Students were here engaged in
applying straps to the toes, fingers,
iegs, nccKs, neeis, etc., 01 these
gentlemen, it iookco as it there
had been a terrible railroad smash
up in the neighborhood and these
unfortunates had been pulled out
from among t lie debris.
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A Poston clergyman, while
preaching the other day, suddenly
exclaimed : " Awake ! awake ! the
best part of my sermon is 3-et to
Pooiicsboro, Iowa, claims to have
started Pevels for the Senate by
scaring him out of town in the
night, because he seduced a colored
neighbor's wife. The Senator once
ran a baber shop there. The
neighbor is on the way to Wash
ington to confront the Senate, but
we suppose it will be hushed up
for the good of the part'.
A pious old lady in Connecticut,
who is down on actors and theater
goers, has on her mantel shelf a
bust of Edwin Pooth, which some
lively nephew has palmed off on
the poor old lady for Christ. It
answers every purpose; but if she
finds out the deception, that neph
ew needn't expect anything in her
A Mississippi writer is discussing
the "incompatibilities of timbers,"
asserting that certain timbers of
great durability, when framed
together, act upon each other so
as to nroduce mutual destruction,
and that consequently, when such
have been immediately divorced.
A reverend gentleman named
Fary, of Chicago, proposed to
give the coup de race to the city
by establishing in Arkansas a colo
113' of peisons who will be guided
by "principles of temperance,
morality, and religion." His en
thusiasm leads him to the jvrepos
terous hope that "00 or -100 families
could be -found for such a purpose.
A Doctor of Divinity, in Alle
ghany Penn., a widower, is accused
of violating his promise to marry
a young lady, daughter of a poor
and respectable widow in his con
gregation, that he may wed an
heiress in an Eastern State. She
shows ninety-six notes and letters
he has written her, but he excul
pates himself on the ground of her
The Deadest. We learn from
an exchange that Susan Prown, of
New Hampshire, died last Thurs
day at the advance weight of five
hundred pounds. It took her two
whole days and a half of a
morning besides to die all over
and char through ; but when she
did die she' was the very deadest
woman in the State, Susan was.
The clergyman was obliged to read
the funeral service over her twice,
she was so large.
A Pennsylvania man claims to
have invented or improved a rail
road that is superior to any 'ct
brought before the public. He
says that it can run entirely safe at
the rate of GO miles an hour, thus
completely revolutionizing com
merce and travel. His plan is four
instead of t wo rails, the cars to be
17 feet wide, which can be fitted
up with all the mouem ""i';"
f o first class hotel
new method will soon be brought
to a test.
The Loafer, o
i beings 111 every town and city
miserable loafirs, whose soleOoccu
pation is to avoid employment of
J any kind whose lives can scarcely
I be called lives who die one after
i another and leave behind them
I what ? A vacancy to be mourned
Ao, lor thev
vacancies, not men. ToQ these
atoms society owes nothing. The
history of the world's progress
ignores their names and existence ;
and being dead, the grave contains
no more inert, worthless earth than
it did before. The' become chronic
nuisances as regards their worth
or value, and from day to day
in the haunts of busy1 n?en, they
pass as uncurrent funds at so
much discount that they can not
even bu-themselves. Such are
loafers-miserable, worthless beings,
who die only when they geVtoo
lazy and indolent to
Thing's I Hate.
I hate the man who makes love
to his wife before folks, and makes
the house too hot to hold her when o
the' are gone, who says dear, and
vnfey in public and" abuses her
when he gets her hotiie. o
I hate a woman who, when her 0
husband comes home at night tired,
and discouraged perhaps with his
day's labor and glials, insists upon
uiaggmg him out to a party or
opera, when the lounge or "bed
appears the only comVort to the
exhausted man; "and I hate him
if he is simpleton enough to dress
and accompany her because she
I hate the man who spends
money without stint among men
and denies his wife a 'decent 'ward
robe ; and I hate the woman who
doesn't make a fuss about it.
I hate the man who is always
ready to do a good turn for a
neighbor, and obstinately refuses
to do any thing at home ; whoQ
gives freeh- of his time and money
to outsiders, and neglects to pro
vide for his wife and children.
T T . ,
x nctiu me woman who is so
bent mimi ''imnmvinrt Ly
mat she allows her little ones to
go ragged and dirty, and her hus
band's clothes tattered and button
less ; and I hate the man who don't
put a stop to such nonsense.
How HE MADE ins Moxet.-q
The following conversation is re
ported to have taken place in the
barber shop of one of our princi
pal hotels the other day, says an
First man and brother (readings
a newspaper) I see dis Mr. Ifoss
child, what jest died, was wof fo'
hundred millions dollars!
Second man and brother (strop
pi n g a ra zo r) W ho?
First man and brother Mr.
Second man and brother Hor
much was he wof, did 3-011 say?
First fo' hundred mlion dol
lars. Second Goshamity ! He must
a had a good districk.
First Good districk ! What do
you mean ?
Second I mean good districk ;
dat's what I mean. I s'pose he
was a whisky inspector! else how
could he make so much 11101103-?
A Fowl Joke. "Dennis, dar
ling, what fs it you're doing?"
hist, Piddy, Pse try in
"Muthcr ! what is it ?"
m 'What is it, did you say?? Why,
it's giving hot water to the"chickens,
I am, so that they'll bQE after lay
ing boiled eg'T-s.""
In the charter elections, lately
held iii Peru, Columbus, Madison,
and other towns of Indiana, the
negroes voted solidly for the Pe
publican ticket, but the Democracy
triumphed nev ertheless. The white
men of Indiana are repudiating thorj
fraud by which that state was mado
to ratify the Fifteenth Amend
ment. Two wealthy citizens of WiP.
mington, Del., have just built fine
residences, and have found that
the' are on another man's lots.
The other man says he will show
them where he has got some more
lots, if they want to build some
more. He will not sell th lots,
but gives them a week to take
away their confounded houses.
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