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OREGON STATE ITEMS OF INTEREST
TO BROADEN ENGINEER COURSE I
'Increased Attendance at Agricultural
College Forces Enlargement.
Corvallis The proposed expansion
of the department of mechanical en
gineering at the -college, determined on
the annual board meeting, is in part
made essential by the largely increased
attendance of students, which last year
'.nearly touched 700. The present plan
was installed when the attendance was
'less than half that number.
While the change is being made, it
is planned to broaden and perfect the
course of instruction. The matter is in
the hands of a committee that, with
President Gatch, is to perfect plans.
-One feature in contemplation is the ad
dition of a graduate year to the -course,
iso that many students now going abroad
for further instruction, such as Cornell,
Berkeley, Stanford, and so on, can get
it at their .home college. President
Catch's recommendations on the sub
ject embody the establishment of a
foundry and pattern making course.
Action taken for the improvement of
the mining department embodies the
-purchase of addition equipment. The
-old chemical laboratory now houses
'the department and there is .already
fair eqipment for laboratory work, but
it is proposed to perfect the work in
this line. Chester Proebstel, who was
elected as instructor in the, enlarged
department, is a graduate of ,the col
lege, who spent last year in the mining
department at the University of Cali
fornia. He iB a Portland boy.
Plan Big Vinegar Output.
Eugene The Ingham & Zimmer
Cider and Vinegar company, a well
known manufacturing concern of Eu
: gene, has just filed supplementary ar
" tides of incorporation with the Lane
county clerk changing the name to the
Jngham Vinegar Co. The owners of
"the Northwest Conserving Co.'s big
plant at Tacoma, have purchased an
interest in the local plant and the one
- at Medford, operated by the same com
'pany. The contract has just been let
. ior the erection of new buildings for
the Medlord plant, the capacity of
. -which is 4,000 barrels per year. The
-"Eugene plant will be enlarged to . the
Miners Less Hostile.
Sumpter Quite a number of sheep
: men have driven their flocks into the
Sumpter district this season, and all
-state that grass conditions were never
" better than at present. A more peace
ful, understanding seeems to exist be
tween miners and stockmen, as less
threats are heard against the latter
than in former seasons. This - is ac
- counted for from the fact that the
ranges are in better condition and that
there is plenty of feed to go round
wit.hnnt. nhpenmen eTiirnftchinc nn t.hA
domain of the miners. No reports are
received that the sheep are being rang
ed on the government reserve in this
Fair Grounds Are Improved.
Salem When improvements now
' under way are completed ten days
-hence, Oregon will have the best state
fair grounds on the Pacific coast. Cal
ifornia is making improvements which
may possibly bring the exposition
grounds of that state up to the same
standard as those in -Oregon, but for
the present it is declared that Oregon
fair grounds will be the best. The im
provements made here were paid for
with tLe appropriation which would
have been used for the premiums if the
annual state fair had been held.
Benton Hay Prospect.
Corvallis Reports from the diffc-eu
liopgrowers in the vicinity of CorvaiiiS
re that this season's crop will ' be at
least one-third larger than last year.
"The long dry spell of last season was
the cause of only about one-half a crop
-on the yards situated onrf the high
lands. This year an abundance of rain
.has assured a good yield in both bot
tom and hill land. Recent hot weather
las practically exterminated vermin,
and the outlook is excellent.
Healthy People at Sumpter.'
Sumpter From investigations made
lere during the past month it is learn
ed that Sumpter is without doubt the
most healthful town in the state. At
present there is not a case of sickness
in the town that oan be considered
dangerous. Nor has there been a death
irom disease during the last six months.
Accidents at the mines have furnished
several funerals at the city cemetery
during that time, but none of these can
lie considered as belonging to the town.
Many Threshers Are Running.
The Dalles The past few days have
"been the longest continuous hot spell
recorded in Wasco county for several
years. The hot spell is not doing any
damage to grain, as everywhere it is
too far advanced to be injured by heat.
Bowever, it is hastening harvesting, as
spring grain is now ripe and must be
harvested along with fall grain. Most
cf the threshers are now running, and
;good yields are reported.
Smelter Has Big Run Ahead.
. Sumpter Concentrates are being re
ceived here daily for the smelter from
the big producers of the Cracker creek
district. The ore bins at the smelter
are apidly filling up and a large sup
ply will be received this season from
other sections near by, thus instiling
steady operation of the plant for an in
FARMERS HOLD THEIR WHEAT
Are Offered 70 Cents at Pendleton,
but Expect Higher Price.
Pendleton W. S. Byres, the miller,
has purchased a few small lots of wheat
in the vicinity of Pendleton for 65
cents, part of the wheat being club and
part blues tern. He is offering 70 cents
for No. 1 bluestem, with few farmers
willing to accept this price, believing
that a short time hence will bring
them an advance over the present
prices. The farmers who sold early
last year missed the popular prices by
nearly 12 cents a bushel, as the price
rose from 55 to 77 cents a bushel.
For fear of being in the wrong this
year, many will hold until the market
is established at a solid mark.
Mr. Byers has also purchased a lot
of barley from E. L. Smith, paying 85
cents a hundred, with the understand
ing that all Mr. Smith wished to turn
in would be taken at that price. The
amount sold in the transaction is not
Schools of Baker County.
Baker City The annual report of
County School Superintendent ,John A
Payton, just filed, shows there are 5,
348 persons between the age of 4 and
20 years in Baker county, 4,046 of
whom are enrolled in the different
schools. The numbar of teachers em
ployed is 102, with an average salary
for males of $62 5 per month; females,
$48.47. The receipts for the past year
to the county school were $99,757.28,
while the expenses amounted to ,$77,
187.89, leaving a balance of $22,574.32.
The estimated value of school houses,
grounds, etc., is $154,805. The aver
age district tax is 8.1 mills.
Hop Yards on the Market.
Salem Krebs Bros., reputed the
most extensive hopgrowers on the coast,
are said to be in the market (or the sale
of their hop ranches irt- this and Tolk
counties, aggregating 1,053 acres, of
which 624 acres are set to hops. It is
reported that the price set upon the In
dependence yards, consisting of 400
acres of hops, which will come in full
bearing this season, is $150,000, and
that two offers have been received upon
them, neither of which has as yet been
accepted. The price fixed on the Brooks
yard of 224 acres is not given.
Takes the Bugs Home.
Grants Pass Professor A. B. Cord
ley, of the Oregon State Experiment
station, has returned to Corvallis after
spending several days visiting the Jos
ephine county melon fields. The pur
pose of Professor Cordley's visit is to
identifythe strange bug that is destroy
ing the melon vines of the fields about
Grants Pass. A number of vines killed
by the pest and several specimens of
the bugs were taken by Professor Cord
ley to the experiment station:
BuMding for Medical Department.
Salem Plans have been completed
for the erection of a $15,000 building
for the medical department of Willam
ette university. The building will be
located on the northwest cornier of the
college campus and will be of brick and
three stories high. Money for the con
struction of the building has already
O. A. C. Regents' Election.
Corvallis J. K. Weatherford was re
elected president, John D. Daly secre
tary and B. F. Irvine treasurer at the
annual meeting of the board of regents
of the Oregon Agricultural college held
here. Their terms are for two years
Wheat Club, new, 71J72c per
bushel; bluestem, new, 7576c; val
ley, new, 75c. '
Barley. Feed, $21.5022 per ton;
Oats No 1 white, feed, $2930 per
ton; gray, $29.
Hay Timothy, $1315 per ton;
Fruits Apples, new, $1.501.85
per box; aprisots, 90c$l per crate;
peaches, 5090c per crate; plums, 25c
90c per crate; Loganberries, $1.25
perorate; blackberries, 45c pound;
cherries, 712Jc per pound; currants,
8c per pound ; prunes, 85c$l; rasp
berries, $1.25 per crate. ,
Vegetables Beans, l4c per pound;
cabbage, llJic.per pound; cauli
flower, 75 90c perdozen; celery, $1
per dozen; corn, 1525c per dozen;
cucumbers, 4050c per dozen; lettuce,
head, 10c per dozen; parsley, 25c per
dozen; peas, 25c per pound; toma
toes, 90c$l per crate; turnips, $1.25
1.40 per sack; carrots, $1.251.50
per sack; beets, $1 1.25 per sack.
Potatoes Oregon, new, 75c$l per
Butter Fancy creamery, 2022c
Eggs Oregon ranch, 21 J622e doz.
Poultry Average old .hens, 13
14c mixed chickens, 1212c; old
roosters, 910c; young roosters, 11
12c; turkeys, live, 1819; geese, live,
637c; ducks, old, 13c; ducks, young,
1014c per pound.
Hops Choice 1904, 1719c per
Wool Eastern Oregon average best,
1921c; lower grades down to 15c, ac
cording to shrinkage; valley, 2527c
per pound; . mohair, choice, . 31c per
Beef Dressed bulls, l2c per
pound; cows, 34c.
Mutton Dressed, fancy, Be per
pound; ordinary, 4c.
Veal Dressed, 37c per pound.
Pork Dressed 67J$c per pound.
DEFENSE WAIVES ARGUMENT ,
Submits Timber Land Case to Jury
i Portland, July 19. After 12 days of
trial, the reputation of three of the
prominent men- of Oregon was giipn
into the keeping of 12 jurymen yester
day afternoon. When the last testi
mony for the defendants, Representa
tive J.N. Williamson, Dr. Van Gesner
and Marion R. Biggs, had been heard,
as well as District Attorney Heney's
opening argument for the prosecution,
Judge Bennett sprang a surprise. He
refused to discuss, on behalf of the de
fendants, the case that had been made
against them, or the reasons why the
verdict should -be one of acquittal. The
whole contention was left to the judg
ment of the jury, without argument.
Judge Bennett, in making this request
to the court, said:
"May it please the court, I do not
feel that the opening statement of the
district attorney was very full or very
fair in this case, and in view of the fact
that the jury has been here now for 12
days, trying this case, and has listened
to all the testimony offered by the gov
ernment, and the evidence and explan
ations on behalf of the defendants, and
must thoroughly understand our posi
tion in the case from the arguments
that have arisen during the course of
the trial, we feel that we would not be
justified in keeping them here for two
or three days more to listen to an argu
ment in the case. Therefore we have
made up qnr minds to submit the case
to the intelligence of this jury on the
evidence in the case and the instruc
tions which your honor shall give."
Yesterday morning when the Federal
court convened, those present heard,
after a few ' remaining questions had
been asked of the last witness called in
the case, a short statement of what the
government had attempted to prove, as
told by Mr. Heney. It was milder
than those who had followed the trial
had expected. The defendants were
not called to account in any great
measure for what the evidence of the
government seemed to show them to
have done. Invective and attack were
wanting. It was, as styled by Mr.
Heney, a birdseye view of the case and
AIRSHIP FLIES OVER PORTLAND.
Wind Too Strong for It to Return to
Portland, July 19. Man tried again
yesterday to conquer air. It was the
same old story of partial defeat. He
must try yet again before he can slip
the metaphorical harness upon the at
mosphere and make it serve him as the
giants steam and electricity have been
brought to serve -
For nearly two hours yesterday after
noon the airship Angelus hovered over
Portland and vicinity. To the casual
observer it looked like a great bird
moving slowly across the sky with ease
and perfect control of itself. In fact
there was a battle going on every sec
ond ; a battle against a strong wind
which has proved the evil genius , of
airship inventors since the first. Every
inch the . brave vessel moved to the
southward was an inch to the credit of
the contending, elements. Jt is note?
worthy, however, that - the Angelus
bucked the capricious air currents yes
terday with a greater degree of success
than any previous air vessel. Captain
T. S. Baldwin, of California, the in
ventor, is satisfied with yesterday's
showing. He will make some delicate
alterations and pit his vessel against
the wind at once He has no doubt
that his boat could navigate in any
direction under favorable atmospheric
conditions. He intends to make it Bail
under any conditions.
The Angelus made the first airship
flight in Northwest history and the
first of the exposition competition. It
was witnessed by many thousands. It
started from the exposition grounds and
drove southeast bucking a strong wind
from the north. Lincoln Beechey, of
Los Angeles, went up with the ma
chine, pnd displayed remarkable skill
and courage in his work. After being
drifted along an irregular southward
course for about six miles he tacked
east and made a safe landing on a dock
at a Willamette river- pleasure resort.
The "vessel was not damaged to any
great extant and arrangements were
made for its conveyance back to the
exposition whence other test flights are
to be made this week.
Scores Killed by Sun.
New'York, July 19. An era of op
pressive heat that brings to mind with
unpleasant vividness the record break
ing summer of 1901 has settled down
over the Eastern and New England
states, already numbering hundreds
among its victims and causing inde
scribable suffering to people in this
and other cities. From all points to
night came the story of the hottest day
of the summer, attended with frequent
prostrations and not a few deaths.
Philadelphia reported a maximum tem
perature of 98.3, the highest noted.
Shipping Trust's Deficit.
New York, July 19. A deficit of
$1,142,098 for the year ended Decem
ber. 31 last, as compared with a surplus
of $1,797,797 for the preceding year, is
shown in a statement given out by the
International Mercantile Marine com
pany at its annual meeting at Hoboken,
N. J., today. President Bruce Ismay
ascribes the poor showing largely to
the continued depression io freight
rates on the North Atlantic during the
latter part of 1904.
Battleship Ohio Accepted.
Washington, July 19. The Navy de
partment has finally accepted the bat
tleship Ohio, flagship of Rear Admiral
Train, commander of the Asiatic fleet.
The Ohio was built by the Union Jron
works, of San Francisco.
HEAT GETS INTENSE
Many Deatbs and Prostrations in
STORM AFFORDS SOME RELIEF
Crowded Tenement Districts of New
York Are the Worst Deaths
Reach .75 in One Day.
New York. Julv 20. While th
ord of deaths and prostrations greatly
exceeded that of vesterdav. thnm una a
distinct diminution today in the tem-
peratUM prevailing throughout the
eastern section of the country. Al-
mougn tne midday beat was every
where terrific, it was broken by scatter
ing thunderstorms, many of which were
of a violent character, and .toward
evening the temperature fell rapidly.
witnims welcome relief came the an
nouncement from the weather bureau
tonight that the abatement in the
heated term had been general and that
moderate temperatures would probably
prevail for several davs in the Middln
Atlantic and New England states.
xn JNew xorfc: the highest tempera
ture recorded was 95, one degree lower
than that of vesterdav. when the high
est record of the season was reached.
Philadelphia reported a slightly higher
maximum range, and in many other
cities the highest point of yesterday
was not touched, while everywhere a
sharp fall was noticed, beginning early
in tne aiternoon.
As usual the maximum official tem
peratures everywhere were exceeded by
those prevailing in the crowded dis
tricts, where the' actual temnerat.nrBa
frequently exceeded 100 degrees.
ne cumulative effect of the contin
ued torriditv of these districts wa
painfully evident in the. enormous in
crease 01 ine number 01 deaths in New
York. While the death roll of yester
day was only 26. that of todav reached
the appalling total of 75, being nearly
nan 01 those prostrated. This was al
most entirely due to the collapse of
women and children and aged persons
whose exhausted vitality was unequal
10 tne strain ot lurther Buttering
VERDICT IS BLOCKED.
One Juror in Land Fraud Cases Is
Stubborn for Acquittal.
Portland, July 20. Neither 31 hours
and more of argument, the opinion of
those learned in the law, nor his own
convictions,- have served to convince J.
O. Cook, of EugeneTa former clerk for
the Booth-Kelly Lumber company, that
the defendants Williamson, Gesner and
Biggs are guilty of having conspired to
suborn men to commit perjury. Judge
De Haven, after waiting until after 8
o'clock last night, retired to his home,
leaving word with the marehal that he
would not return again unless the jury
should return a verdict, and then only
providing the action should be taken
prior to 10:30.
J . O. Cook, the man from Eugene,' is
hanging the jury and cannot be changed
from his position, so the rumors that
float around the Federal building
whisper. From the first he has op
posed, the wishes of the other 11 men,
and all their massed persuasiveness
cannot turn him from his opinion.
Mr. Cook has been a fractious juror
from the first; so it is understood, and
has not been easy under the yoke of the
rules laid down. Even at . the begin
ning of the trial he was disinclined to
heed the admonition of the court that
he should neither read the comments
concerning the case as published in the
papers nor discuss the case as he
pleased. It is understood that he did
not. care to follow the instructions, and
contended that he would read what he
pleased and discuss the case when he
wished. . .
It is the supposition that the jury
will be discharged . today if it is not
able to reach a verdict by evening. In
the event of final disagreement, it is
the announced intention of District At
torney Heney to call the second trial
as soon as he has finished with the
Jones case, now set for hearing on Fri
Czar's Sincerity Is Doubted.
Tokic, July 20. It is believed'that
Emperor Nicholas recently sent an en
couraging message to General Linie
vitch, promising him men, provisions
and other necessities for attaining a
victory. It is also reported that the
Russian emperor recently ordered the
mobilization of four army corps. This
fact, taken in connection with the re
ported limitation of M. Witte's power
as chief peace plenipotentiary, is
deemed to be a sign that Russia is not
sincere in her expressed desire for the
conclusion of peace.
Mortin Uses the Ax.
New York, July 20. Chairman'
Paul , Morton, of the Equitable Life
Assurance society, today summarily
removed comptroller T. D. Jordan and
appointed in his stead William A. Day,
assistant attorney general of the United
States. Mr. Morton gave out a state
ment in which he said: "The reason
for Mr. Jordan's removal was his re
fusal to furnish me information regard
ing important transactions of the soci
ety which I am investigating."
Military Plot Discovered.
London, July 20. The Mosow cor
respondent of the Times says that one
of the topics of conversation during
the proceedings of - the Zemstvo con
gress was the alleged discovery of a
military plot against Emperor Nicholas.
A Mew Outdoor Game.
This game is a test of skill in hoop
rolling. As a rule, the players soon
grow to be quite expert In guiding
their hoops, and can perform such
feats as "return rolls" and "bouncing
hoop" with a great deal of cleverness.
Five pegs or sticks are required In
this game, per' dimensions shown in
diagram, and placed according to
measurements shown. Standlnsr at a
distance of fifteen feet from the pegs,
each player must endeavor to roll nls
hoop through either of the two onen-
lngs, to left or right of the tall peg.
If they pass through safely they will
strike the string or rone and rebonnd.
falling possibly over'one of the three
pegs. The middle peg, more difficult
than the rest, counts 20 points, while
the two smaller ones score 10 points
It will be found possible to exercise
cleverness in manipulating the hoops,
as a jerk ortwist or firm roll will tend
to give the rebound its necessary force.
First of all, the hoop must be rolled
skillfully enough to make, it pass
through the two openings. If a hoop
falls upon a peg before it rebounds
from the string the player loses his
chances of count for that time and
other players follow in quick succes
sion. The string used in this game, on
the two black pegs, should be of suf
ficient strength to give firm resistance
to the hoops when they are rolled, and
the more strength put in the roll the
more apt the hoops are to circle the
winning pigs. People's Home Jour
nal. When They Quarreled.
Alice and Bertha played in.the same
garden, because they were little sis
They were always playing In the
garden, and everybody who passed by
would say, "Hello, Alice!" and "Hello,
Bertha!" and the little sisters would
ran to the fence and say: "Good morn
ing! Good morning!"
But one day a very sad thing hap
pened. Alice and Bertha had a quar
rel. Alice wanted to play that her house
was under the pink rose bush by the
fountain. But Bertha wanted to play
that her house was under the pink
rose bush by the fountain. So Alice
said that she wouldn't play at all. And
Bertha said neither would she. They
each walked around the garden alone.
It was sad.
They thought the sun did not seem
bright, and they thought the flowers
were not pretty, and they did not like
the little fountain, and they were very
miserable and did not know what to
So Alice walked back to see what
Bertha was doing. And what do you
suppose that "was?
Why, Bertha was walking back to
see what Alice was doing.
Just then a little bird flew down and
took a bath in the fountain. He
splashed and splashed and splashed.
Alice clapped her hands and laughed.
And. Bertha did, too.
Alice and Bertha looked at each
other and kept right on laughing and
"You may have your house by the
pink rose bush, Bertha," said Alice.
'"Oh, no! You have yours there."
said Bertha. ,
"I tell you what," Alice said. "We
will have our house there together."
The dreadful quarrel was over at
last, and the two little sisters were
happy again. St Nicholas. .
How Trifles Connt Up.
Some Interesting statistics have
been compiled showing how trifling
articles count up in a year on the
Santa Fe system. In-the 400 stations
between Chicago and the Pacific coast
are slot machines containing gum. Into
these machines last year were dropped
1,150,000 pennies for gum, the -sum
being $11,500. The pins used by offi
cials and employes of the Santa Fe
system last year weighed 3,000 pounds.
To keep the-depots and offices clean
26,000 brooms were used. The lead
pencils used, if placed end to end,
would make a line over 325 miles long.
Fifty barrels of Ink and 400,000 pens
were used. From what is known as
the "scrap heap" the company realized
last year $1,250,000. This included al
most everything from a shingle nail to
a worn-out locomotive. Over $5,000
was realized from the sale of waste
Have Strong Nerves.
The nerve of the sparrow is well
known, and their nests are often found
in places which are much more ex
posed than spots other birds would se
lect The record in that respect seems
to be held by a pair of sparrows who
have built a nest in the side of a
warehouse In Philadelphia. Less than
six inches above the aest Is tha ex
I - I
OUTFIT FOB HOOP BOUNCE.
haust pipe from a gas engine, which
bangs away several times each min
ute. Undisturhed by - the racket, the
female sparrow is rearing a brood of
fledglings, while her mate faithfully
attends to the supplying of food.
A Little Girl's Essay.
The following Is a little schoolgirl's
Idea of a lion: "The lion is the king
of all animals. It is very fierce. Lion
h.is very big pause. It has a dark
brown skid. It has got a peace of heir
od Its tale and all round its neck. The
Hon life on men and other things.
When the Hon Is young It is called a
cube. The lion is very useful. Its
skin is used' for making furs and other
things. Its tees ace very useful. The
lion is used for showes."
8TORY OF INFANT PRODIGY.
What Little Girl Violinist DM with
Her First Violin.
This is the story 0f a famous child
violinist Miss Vivien Chartres, now
playing In London, told by her mother,
Mme. Annie VivantL In the Pall Mall
Magaalne. It is a remarkable revela
tion of a child's mind and as such will,
no doubt attract great attention:
"I have everything I want" said,
Vivien, "except a bulldog and a vio
lin." Thus the child.
A violin t How strange that sha
should ask for a violin, suddenly of
her own accord! 'Everybody said it
clearly denoted great talent and a gift
for music and I determined to buy her
one the very. next day. I did so; I
bought S charming half-size instru
ment of a bright brown color and most
excellent In tone, the dealer told me.
Of course, we did not get the bulldog.
She used the violin first as a money-'
box. Then she occasionally put bread
and milk Into the sound holes; and al
together It became quite unpleasant
to handle. One day, assisted by her
little cousin Teddy, she. broke it open
with a hammer; and there was great
disappointment as to the result as
nothing much was found inside it I
even began to doubt as to the gift or
But one day an Italian gentleman
called on my husband with a letter of
Introduction. He had come to London
to give a series of concerts, and he
had his Amati with him. Jack asked
bim if he would play to us, and called
mc- from my letter-writing to coma
He stood in the middle of the room
and played, without accompaniment
the ."Zigeunerwesen" of Sarasate. Wa
listened spellbound to the wonderful
music with which our room was filled.
The door opened cautiously, and Vivien
came in, with her two dolls, Punch
and the Policeman, under her arm.
She stood still and gazed petrified with
astonishment at the player. When ha
struck the last chord she dropped her
dolls and suddenly began to cry. She
cried loud and long.
"What for yon cry?" he asked re
"For many things," she replied, and
would say nothing else. "
He seemed astonished and pleased.
So I told him briefly why I had reason
to think the child superlatively gifted
in a musical way. He understood at
"The child evidently has genius,
said Slgnor Santavicca, looking down
wonderlngly at the small blonde head
and smudgy, tear-stained face of my
MORMON WOMEN SINCERE.
Believe In ' Polygamy and Suffer for
Are the Mormon people sincere In
their religion? Can a Mormon woman
be sincere? There Is no doubt in the
world that the body of the Mormon
people is sincere. There is no doubt
in the world that the body of the
Mormon women Is sincere, declares
Marian Bonsall in "The Tragedy of
the Mormon Woman," in the House
keeper. The Mormon woman has suf
fered for her religion, and the young
women and the young girls will doubt
less suffer In the religion which has
made tragedies of the lives of their
mothers. By this I do not mean that
every Mormon woman is a plural wifa
or that every Mormon wqman suffers
neglect and privation. But that the
great, mass of Mormon women suffer.
I believe and know suffer in the de
graded place they are assigned in their
religion; suffer in their slavery to their
husbands and their church; suffer
physically in the rearing of large fam
ilies, which is their principal means
of exaltation in the life to come.
The majority of the women Jt tha
latter day saints, as members of tha
church usually speak of themselves,
are plain, industrious people of tha
hard-working class. It is these plain,
sincere people, mostly, who live fh Tha
small towns and villages. There Is,
however, a class belonging chiefly to
the families of those of influence and
power in tne Mormon church, women
of education and culture, who hava
traveled, and studied, and are well
read and accomplished. Many, possi
bly most of these women, are sincere
in their religion.
Ardent champions of polygamy are
to be found In both classes. It is true,
also, that there are some women in
both clases who do not believe in '
polygamy. In so far as they do not
they are not good or consistent Mor
mons, and it is not likely they would
"feel free" to discuss their attitude
with the bishop of their ward, for in
stance. Not Liifeo Reality.
."Do yon think that artists should
have Imagination?" -,
"Those who make the pictures of
good looking girls in bathing costumes
are' obliged to have Imagination."