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The Oregon Scout.
UNION, OREGON, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1880.
THE OREGON SCOUT.
An Independent weekly journal, issued
JONES & CHANCEY,
Publishers and Proprietors.
A. K. JONES, I
t H. Chaxckv,
One copy, ono year fltO
Six months 1 00
" " Threo months "
Invnrlnbly cash In ndvnnco.
ITby nny chnnco subscriptions nro not pnld
till end oryenr, two dollars will bo olianrcd.
Kates of advertising mado known on appli
cation. Correspondence from all parts of the county
Address all communications to A. K. Jones,
Kditor Oregon Scout, Union, Or.
Guam) IlONiir. Vali.ky I.odok, No. no. A. V.
and A. Jl. iliets on tho Becond and fourth
Saturdays of each month.
O. I. llKbi., W. M.
C. K. Davis, Secretary.
Tkion Lonni'.. No. iKi. 1. O. O. K.-ltiKiilnr
meetings on Friday evenings ol each week at
their hall in Union. All brethren in good
standing are invited to attend. Hy order or
tho lodKo. V . Uo, N. 0.
0. A, TiioMrfjoN,Secy.
Jl. E. Ciiuiicii Dlvino servlco cvery.Sunday
at 11 a. m and? p. m. Sunday school at .1 p.
in. Prayer meeting every Thursday evening
at 0:30. llr.v. Watmkv, Pastor.
PitEKiiVTKiiiAN Ciiuiicii Ilegular church
services every Sabbath morning and evening.
Prayer meeting each week on Wednesday
evening. Sabbath school every Sabbath at
1U n. in. Hov. II. Vkusox Hick. Pastor.
St. .loin's Kpipcopai. Ciirncii Service
every Sunday at 11 o'clock a. m.
Hev. W. H. Powni.u Hector.
Judgo A. C. Craig
Sheriff A. 1. Saunders
Clerk r . K. Wilson
Treasurer A. F. Henson
School Superintendent J. L. Hlndman
Surveyor E. Pimonls
Coroner E. 11. Lewis
Oeo. Ackles Jno. Stanley
Stato Senator I- H. itlnehurt
F.T.Dick E. E.Taylor
Mayor D. Noes
S. A.Pursol W. 1). ltoidleman
J.S. Elliott J. It. Thomiison
.lno. Kennedy A. Levy
Hecordcr I. V, Davis
Marshal E. E. rates
Treasurer I. D- Carroll
Strcot Commissioner Ij. Eaton
Departure of Train.
Hegular cast bound trains lenvu at'JiliOa.
in. Westbound trains leave at i:'M p. m.
J. K. CHUTES,
ATTORNHV AT I.AM'.
Collecting and probate practice spcclaltloB
Olllco, two doors south of Postollice, Union,
Attorney at Law. anil Notary Public.
Office, one door south of J. II. Eaton's storo
I. N. CROMWELL, M. D.,
Physician and Surgeon
Office, one door south ot J. II. Eaton's storo,
A. E. SCOTT. M. 1).,
physician' ai ;sa:i:.,i:o.'V,
Has permanently located at Nortli Powder,
where ho will answer all calls.
T. II. CRAWFORD,
ATTOKNUY AT VaW,
Union, - Oregon.
D. Y. K. DEKRING,
I'hyhieiuii ami Siipkmii,
Oincc, Main street, next door to Jones llros.'
llesldonco, Malu street, second house south
ot court house.
Ctironlodl8euso9 a specialty.
1). H. REKS,
OFFICE Stnto Land Olllco building,
Union, Union County, Orpgon.
II. F. BUULEIGH,
Attorney tit I.UM , IN-nl 1'f.lati;
uud CoIleeliiiKT AkiU.
Land Office Uusiiioss a Specialty.
Offlco at Alder, Union Co., Oregon.
J. W. SHKI.TOX
SHELTON & HARDEST!,
ATrOBKVH AT LAW.
Will prnctleo in Union, linker, (Irnnt,
Umatilla and Morrow Counties, also in the
Supremo Court ol Oregon, the Diidrict,
Circuit and Supreme Courts ol the United
Mining and, Corporation buainwn a spe
cialty. Office In Union, Oregon.
BILL NYE'S LE1TER.
My Dear Son: I tried to write you
last week, but didn't get around to it
owing to circumstances. I went away
on a little business tower for a few days
on the cars, and then when I got home
the sociablo broke loose in our once
While on my commercial tower down
the Omchaw railroad, byin' a new well
diggin' machine of which I had heard a
good deal pro and con, I had the pleas
ure of riding in one of them sleeping ,
cars that we read m much about. i
1 am going on lifty years old, and J
that's the lirst time I ever slumbered at ,
the rate of forty-live miles per hour, in- i
1 got acquainted with the porter, and
he blacked my loots in tho night unbe
known to me, w Idle I was engaged in
.1, ,.,,!.,.. TIi timet, lmvo llmllHlt IliMt I
was your father, and that we rolled hi j
luxury at Home an me time, aim mat n ,
was a common thinjr for us to have our
boots blackened lV menials. When I
I i i. ,1 , .- t I
JCIt me car nils puiici umimiuh ij
clothes till the hoi flashes ran up my
spinal column, and J told him that he
treated mo square, and 1 wrung his hand
when ho held it out towards me, and J
told him that any time he wanted a
good, cold drink of buttermilk to just
holler through tho to'ephone. We had
tho sociable at our house last week, and
when I. got homo your mother set me
right to work borryn' chairs and dishes.
Slio had solicited some cakes and other
things. I don't know whether you are
on tho skedjulc bv which these socials
arc run or not The idea is a novel ono
The sisters in our set, onct in so often,
turn their houses wrong side out for tho
purpose of raising $4.0 J to apply on tho
church debt. When I was a hoy we
worshiped with'less frills than they do
now. Now it seems that tho debt is a
part of tho worship;
Well, wo had a good time and used
up 150 cookies in a short lime. Pari of
these cookies was devoured, and tho
balance was trod into our aU-wool car
pet. Several of tho young people got to
playing Copenhagen in the setting room
and stepped on the old cat so as to dis
liguro him for life. They also had a
disturbance m the front room and
knocked oft' some of the plastering.
So your mother is feeling rather slim
and 1 am not very chipper myself. 1
hope that you are working hard at your
books so that you will be an ornament
to society. Society is needing some or
naments very much. 1 sincerely hope
that you will not begin to monkey with
rum. I should hate to havo you meet
with a felon's doom or lill a drunkard's
grave. If anybody has got to lill the
drunkard's grave let him do it himself.
What has the drunkard ever done for
you that he should expect you to till
his grave for him?
I expect you to do right as near as
possible. lvou will not do exactly right
all the time, but try to strike a good
average. 1 do not expect you to let
your studies encroach too much on your
polo, but try to unite tho two so that
you will not break down under tho
strain. I should feel sad and mortified
to havo you come homo a physical
wreck. 1 think ono physical wreck in a
family is enough, and 1 am rapidly get
ting whore I can do the entire physical
wreck business for our neighborhood.
I see by your picture that you have
got one of them pleated coats with a
belt around it and shof t pants. They
mako you look as you did when I used
to spank you in years gone by, and I
feel tho same old desiro to do it now as
I did then. Old and feeble as I am. it
seems to mo as though I could spank a
boy that wears knickerboeker pants
buttoned into a Garabaldy waist and a
If it wasn't for them cute littlo cam
el's hair whiskers of yours I would not
iMsliovo that you had grown up to bo a
largo exponsivo boy, with thoughts.
Somo of tho thoughts you express in
your letters tiro far beyond your years.
Do you think thorn yourself or is
there sonic boy in school who thinks all
the thoughts for the rest?
Some of your thoughts aro so deep
that your "mother and I can hardly
grapple with them. Ono of them es
pecially was so full of foreign stull' that
you had got out of a bill of faro that we
will havo to wait till you coma home
tooforo wo can take it in. 1 can talk a
littlo Chippewa, but that is all tho for
eign language I am familiar with.
W hen I was young wo had to get our
foreign languages tho best wo could, fo
I studied Cliippcwa, without a master.
A Chippowa chief took mo into his
camp and kept mo thoro for somo time,
while I acquired his language. Ho be
came so much attached to mo that I had
great difficulty in coming away.
I vish you would write th"o United
States dialect as much as possible, and
not try to pnralizu your parents with
imported expressions that come too
high for poor people.
Remember that you aro tho only boy
wo havo got, and wo aro only going
through tho motions of living hero for
your t-ake. Fonts tho day Ts wearing
but and it is now along into tho shank
of the. evening. All wo ask, of you is
improvo on the old people. You can
see where I fooled myself, and you can
do better. Read and writo and sifcr
and polo and get nollogo, and try not to
bo ashamed of your uncultivated par
ents. When you get that checkered littlo
Bawed-off coat on, that pair of kneo
panties and that pockcr dot necktie, and
tho sassy littlo Iniyti holler rats" when
you jiass by and your heart is bowed
down, remember that no matter how
foojlhh you may look, vour parents will
never sour on you. Youu Fathek.
Moldy Hccords TUnt Dlsoloso tlio In
iquities of Harvard Hoys.
Forty years ago, says The lioslon
Journal, there disappeared from tho se
cret archives of Harvard college ono of
those ponderous volumes whioh con
tained tho private record of tho doings
of tho parietal committee, that largo
governing board which in those days
had so much to do in shaping the courso
of the college, and which even to-day
has no slight weight in restraining tho
unlawful actions of tho students. It
may be surmincd that some mischiev
ous, reckless collegian purloined tho
volume, but however that may be the
college faculty knew not where it went,
nor do they know to-day whore it is.
By tho permission of tho possessor ex
cerpts have been made, giving an idea of
the unique and strict system of tho ear
ly college days of this century.
Wo find old customs prevailing at the
university in tho years 18:27-80, as given
m this Iwok. For instance, wo find tho
parietal committee voting "that Bab
cock, senior, be sent to tho president
for wearing an illegal brown surtout;
also that nolice be given to freshmen
that cloaks do not officially cover ille
gal garments." But "Babcock, .rmlor"
did not commit half so heinous an of
fense as "Page, sophomore," for, as wo
find recorded : "Sept. 2, 1829, met in
20 Hy., Dr. Popkin in tho chair voted,
that Page, sophomore, be directed to
discontinuo his .nankin pantaloons."
Those classmates of Pago who are alive,
lo-dav may, perhaps, remember wheth
er the prescribed nether garments wore,
"discontinued" or not. Charles Sum
ner, afterward the great statesman,
while at Harvard, fell under tho ban for
a serious misdemeanor. On tho .r)th of
September, 182S1, the record shows tho
parietal committee to havo voted that
Sumner "bo directed to leave off wear
ing a dark red cravat."
To what, depths of wickedness tho
student of those days descended! Tho
freaks of to-day are the mildest virtues
compared with them. What college
man of to-day would expect this ad
monition: "Voted, That Rutter and
Draper, frcsluiten, bo spoken to by Mr.
Curtis for splitting wood" (!) or "Vo
ted, That tho secretaries bo ordered to
report to the faculty names of six
men,' seniors, for walking on tho Sab
bath." Another student is admonished
for smoking, another for liring a pistol,
and still a third "for embellishing his
daily conversation with profano lan
guage." Again, wo find it recorded in this sa
cred book: "Dee. 17, 1828, Voted,
That Mr. Brown speak to two dogs to
wit, one blaec tlog and one pie-bald dog.
for intruding into tho college yard."
Record fails to show whether or not t ho
plebeian dogs who thus trespassed tho
sanctity of tho college precincts re
strained from their wicked courso after
Mr. Browi did "speak" to them. In
the year 1828 there seems to have been
a wholesale spirit 6f unrighteousness in
tho college in ono respect, for the pari
etal committee found it necessary to
vote that all the classes "ha officially
informed that all persons who toast
bread in Collego hall will bo liable to
publick admonition." To what base
ness had Harvard men fallen that they
should tanst bread to such an extent as
to require this notice from tho gray
haired professors. But' these worthy
veterans had studied carefully the needs
and tho practices of their pupils. As an
example of this wo notice that at a cer
tain meeting where tho question of
"noting" or of "speaking" to studen'i
was discussed ono member, "after
sneaking at length on tho various rea
sons why they sliotild rather note than
speak to him a student, ended with
tho following peroration: 'So long as
you continue to speak to them, so long
will they continuo to transgress and to
apply the principles of permutations and
combinations, to see how long they may
offend without being punished.' " This
was philosophy and mathematics wor
thy of Pythagoras'.
The parietal committ"o did not Jind
it always plain sailing, for wo lind their
secretary dolefully recording, under
dato of Oct. C, 1830, "Would have met
at II. 21, but the door was locked
against us." Evidently some mischiov
ious student had been there ahead of
them. But tho dignilied sages made up
for their discomlituro at a subsequent
meeting, when thoy "mot at Mi'. Me
Keati's room, Hy. Is'o. 3. Mr. Brighani
in tho chair," by voting "that i barrel
of apples be provided for tho parietal
committee." How little they then
thought that thoir secret misappropria
tion of tho college funds to satisfy tho
cravings of thoir inordinato appetite for
that seductive fruit which tempted our
earliest ancestors would in after years
bo disclosed as it now is. Their secre
tary was faithful in his duty of record
ing, and thus wo lind: "&ov. 19, met
at Mr, Allen Putnam's room. Meeting
called to order, Mr. Putnam in tho
chair. Voted to adjourn. Sir George
Putnam was, disappointed, having de
termined to mako a point on any sub
ject, having propared himsolf for tho
strong and pathetic by u proper ail
mixturo of tho tough and tender loin at
dinner." Poor Sir George's disappoint
ment thus stands on record, uud tho
secretary's touch of humor is not lost
in tho dust of years ujon tho shelves of
tho college's secret archives.
The MiwUisippI houte of reprcjentatlro
vpted not to cctJpt any railroad paues, d
then, horrified at Ita own virtue, carried a mo
tion to reconsider the rote. -
The Closing Speech.
In tho year 1S72, at a. little village in
southeastern Kansas, a saloon keeper
by the name of "Joe" Smith was arrest
ed for selling liquor without a county
license. The arrest. was caused by tho
temperance alliance, an organization
effected for the purpose of stopping tho
sale of intoxicating liquors.
Joe was brought to the county seat
and tried for the olfense before a justice
of the peace: and one of his attorneys, a
long, lean, lank, hungry ex-Missourian,
clad in jeans, and from a gash in whoso
attractive visage (called by courtesy a
mouth) there trickled or rather over
llowed a vast amount of tobacco juice,
and wlue knowledge of law and tho
English language wore alike deficient,
h:ul the closing speech to the jury. The
writer was unfortunately a member of
the jurv. While the trial was in pro
gress the attorney above referred to
was constantly objecting to tho ques
tions asked the witnesses, and express
ed his objections in the following lan
guage: "May it please t lie court, I
object to this 'question as regular, irrel
evant, importunate, and without
probable bearing upon this cause."
His objections in every instance were
overruled by the court, and when he
came to deliver the closing speech to
the jury he spoke as follows:
"tieiitlepien of the jury: What's tho
cause ot ail tins iioorar Mown at i; :'
It is caused by this hero d d temper
ance reliance'; it's nothing more or less
than a condemned abortion of my
friend, Joe Smith.
(icntlcmcn of the jury, you know that
throughout this entire 'trial not ono of
my injections have been sustained.
'It has always been an incoherent
principle of mine, from my youth up, to
take the weaker side of a question, ami
to aid and lift up those who were weak
and suppressed; and now, gentlemen of
the jury, you behold in me the coadju tu
tor anil paramour of tho prisoner who
stands before you, charged with a crime
of which, it is needless for me to say,
ho is not guilty.
Centlemen of tho jury, if you have a
single bowel of compassion in your soul
you will clear this man of the foul, en
venomed aspirations and clouded para
doxes east upon his mental and moral
The evidence brought before you by
this hero temperance reliance is of no
force, no effect, and proves naught, but
shows the malice ami calumny, tho vi
tuperotis conglomerations, that man
kind may work up and nurse in their
breasts against those who are supplant
Gentlemen of tho jury, I pauso for
words to express my contemptuous ha
tred of tiuwe who havo vented tho gall
of their spleens, to try and compass the
overthrow of my friend, Joe Smith.
Has it been proven ho sold whiskey?
Has it been proven he sold beer? No! !
A thousand times No! ! ! !
Give 1113' distressed friend a favorable
verdict, and it will go thundering down
the dark ages, as an adamantine nioinu
ment to justice. Should your judgment
he so warped by the false, inalienable
and fiduciary testimony that has been
forced in your unwilling cars, that you
should find him guilty, then may God
have mercy upon your sinful souls, and
may you never know peace or quietude
while my client rests under your most
He closed his speech as follows:
"Gentlemen of the jury; Gaze on
my honest friend. Will you doom him
to' lio feloniously incarcerated in a
prison cell? Gentlemen of the jury, by
your looks, I guess not!" Lauton, in
reck" 8 Hun.
How Ho Worked.
Several years ago a little boy lived in
Brooklyn who was very fond of music;
his mother, a wise woman, decided that
ho should have every advantago for tho
study of music that was in her power to
give him. She worked and saved to
pay tho best teacher. Years passed
away and tho little boy became a big
boy who loved his piano next to his self
sacrificing mother. Means were found
to send the boy to Europe to study,
where ho worked to improve every op
portunity. Tho boy returned a young
man, and recently ho played for the
first time in publio in the city where ho
grow up. In tho audience were many
peoplo who knew of thy struggles of
both tho mother and son, and it was a
delight to listen to tho music that was
tho result of those years of toil and
study. In the audience was tho mother,
happy in seeing her dreams and hopes
realized. At tho closo of tho concert
tho leader presented tho mother with
tho baton ho used in leading tho orches
tra. It is quite certain that tho niothor of
this young man did not have to urge
him to practice. This conversation, it
is probable, was never heard in that
"Paul, come, it is time for you to
"No, it wants Hvo minutes of the
Then, liftccn minutes later:
"Paul, go at once to the piano. 1
shall listen to seo that you keep time,
and practice all tho time,"
"1 think it's awfully moan to mako a
follow practice all tho whole time boo
If ho practiced in thiH spirit he would
never have stood before the music lov
ers of two big cities, conscious of a
power and a gift that would enable him
to repay to the fullest tho love and sac
rifice of his mother, and givo hours of
happiness to thousands.
It Uket a rapid reader to keep up with the
mat of magazine literature every mouth.
A Long Time Between Drinks.
A great many years ago tho governor
of North Carolina received a friendly
visit from the governor of South Caro
lina. After a real North Carolina din
ner of bacon and yams, tho two govern
ors lit pipes and sat in the shade of the
back veranda with a demijohn of real
North Carolina corn whisky, copper dis
tilled, within easy reach. "There was
nothing stuck up about those govern
ors," says a North Carolina state his
torian, in tho homely but vigorous lan
guage of his section. "There (hey sot
and smoked, and sol and smoked, every
once and awhile taking a mutual pull
at the demijohn with (lie aid of tho
gourd, which I hev ucd as a democratic
goblet. The conversation h.t ween tho
two governors was on the subject of tur
pentine and rice, the .daplcs of their re
spective states, and the further they got
into the subject the lower down they
got into the jug, and the lower down
they got into the jug the dryer the gov
ernor of South Carolina got, who was a
square drinker and a warm man, with
about a million pores to every square
inch of his hide, which enabled him to
histo in a likely share of corn juice or
other beverage, and keep his carcass at
the same time well ventilated, and gen
erally always ready for more, while the
governor of North' Carolina was a more
cautious drinker, but was mighty sure
to strike bottom at about the twelfth
drink, like as if - nature had measured
him by the gourdful. Well, they sot
and smoked and anjued, and tho gov
ernor of North Carolina was as hospit
able as any real southern gentleman
could bo, for ho ladled out the whisky
in the most liberal manner, being par
ticular to givo his distinguished guest
threo drinks to his one and gauging his
own drinks witli great care, for fear that
if ho didn't ho might los tho thread of
his argument and t lie demijohn might
run dry before the governor of Sleuth
Carolina should bo ready to dust out for
home, in which easo it 'would look like
ho had not properly observed the laws
of hospitality, which would havo been a
self-inllieted thorn in his side for years
to come, and no amount of apology
could easo his mind or enable him to
feel warranted in showing his counte
nance to his fellow men, especially in
his homo district, where for generations
it had been a main point with every
gentleman to keep his visitor well sup
plied with creature comforts and to
hand him a good gourdful as a stirrup
cup when about to make his departure
for tho bosom of his family. Singular
to relate, the cautiousness manifested
by the governor of North Carolina was
of no avail, for at one and tho same
time the jug went dry, and the governor
of North Carolina, much to his subse
quent mortification, when ho learned
tho fact afterward, dropped off into a
quiet sleep, while the governimof South
Carolina continued to keep on with his
argument, keeping the empty gourd in
his hand in closo contigiiousness to tho
demijohn, and wondering at the appar
ent absent-mindedness of his hitherto
attentive host to whom, after a minute
and a half of painful silence, ho made
uso of but one remark; "Governor,
don't you think It's a long time between
drinks'!" The remark was overheard
by George, body servant of the governor
of North Carolina, who, knowing that
there was something wrong, took to
the woods, where ho remained in seclu
sion for throe days; hut tho governor of
South Carolina, receiving no reply from
the governor of North Carolina, mount
ed his horse and rode sadly homeward
with an irrepressible feeling at his heart
that there was coming to bo a hollow
ness in friendship, ami that human na
ture was in danger of drifting Into a
condition of chaotic mockery." Rich'
BRIGHT EYES OF WOMEN.
The bright eyes of women
Like MipplilreH from heitvcu
AVItli lustra divine.
So full of deep ycurnlnjr
And heavenly thought;
liiii;lit stars ever linriilntr,
lirlglit stars ever nought.
Tho comfort ot sailncM,-
Our liopo from above,
All beaming with gladness
And fniliiili) love.
The Bourco of coinpas.Hlon,
Of fclghg und ot tears;
Tlio cup of concession
la louir ufter years.
Oh. then let us cherish
Tho eyes wu adore,
Too soon may tliey crlsn
On I.cthe'B dark bliorn.
'XI s then nil tlio iilcusuro
Of life, will depart,
When men loo tlio treaturo
They lovo from their heart.
A Guy Deceiver.
In love feho full,
With a Btrollliitf bumblo-bee;
lie whispered low,
"I lovo you so!
Sweet, give your heart to me!
"I lovo but you,
And I'll bo true;
O, givo mo your heart, I prayl"
She bent her head;
'I will," Bho ald,
When lot ho flew away I
Hammering tlio Desk to Pieces.
At tho beginning of evory session of
Congress a new piuo top has to bo
placed on the Spoakor's do3k. Pino la
used because tho ivory gavel produces a
louder sound upon it than upon somo
tougher wood. Oak was once tried but
tho occupant of tiie chair compjabiitd
that a sharp blow produced a stinging
sensation in tho hand, consequently
pine has been used ever alum.
The Manufacture of a Very Necessary
A contributor to The Auranin Xcws
writes: Tho world produced in I880 an
average of 60,000,000 needles per week.
Bedditch, a town of twenty thousand
people, seventeen miles from Birming
ham, England, has fourteen needle fac
tories, and produces .rjO,000,000 weekly,
while Germany has two producing 10,
000,000 per week. The two principal
houses in Bedditch are Henry Mal
ward it Sons, who produce 10,000,000,
and Alfred Shriinpton ovSons, who pro
duce 8,000,000, and the other twelve
factories produce iW.OOO.OOO weekly.
The wire, which is of tlio finest spring
steel, is received in packets from the
wire-drawers at Shellield, is first tested
to lind if the quality is perfect. It is
then cut by means of a huge automatic
shears and guaged to tho length of two
needles; those pieces aro then straight
ened by a rolling process; thoy are then
heated on large iron plates, and when
tho proper heat has been attained they
are thrown into a largo basin of oil,
which produces tho elastic temper
necessary to all first-class niledles. The'
are then washed with soap and water
and dried in sawdust, and thence go to
the pointing-machine, which consists of
a large grindstone, with a concave sur
face, revolving at a high rate of speed,
and a wheel revolving at a low rate of
speed at right angles to the stone, and
shaped to fit the stone on this wheel is
a belt called the saddlo, which holds tlio
needles us they rovolvo in passing over
tlio stone, thereby getting a uniform
taper to the point, they aro then re
versed, and the other end pointed in
like manner. Thoy then go to tho
stamping machine, where tho two eyes
aro stamped, grooves put in, and tho
wiro is almost cut in two between tho
eyes, thoy aro then threaded on two
wire's and tho buTi-caused by-tlru stamp
filed oil the sides, then broken between
tho eyes, which is easily done, as thoy
aro already almost cut in two; then
whilo thevaro still on tho wires tho
hear h aro 'filed and dressed, thoy aro
thou held fast whilo tho wires are mado
to rovolvo and pass to an fro through
them, oarrvimr on it a solution for pol
ishing tho inside of tlio eye and remov
ing all burr from it. Thoy aro then
placed in packages of several thickness
of canvas, and ndxed with oil and pow
dered stone, all lying loncthwiso; thoy
aro rolled up and corded like a roll of
pudding, then placed on a stool plat
form, whilo another form above is lot
down on them, the upper ono moves to
and fro rocking tlio packages, and in
this way they are scoured bright and all
crooked ones broken. Thoy aro thou
washed with soap and water, then toss
ed in sawdust fill dry, then passed by
hand over a bull' wheel by which that
exquisite polish is nttaiilud whioh is
found on all perfect needles. Tho
needles aro put into largo pans, and by
a certain way of tossing thorn thoy aro
tirown into neat, rows in the side of tho
pan, then placed on a table in rows and
all turned points one way; this is done by
having a cloth 011 the lirst finger mid
striking the side of tho pile; tho points
stick in tho cloth and aro deftly whip
ped over. Thoy are then placed on a
strap, and the ends of tho strap turned
together makes it a band whereby tho
points can all bo turned up, and as tho
points are too lino to secunly from a
black surface, from whioh a broken
point or an imperfect ono can bo soon
at a irlaneo and picked out. Then thoy
go to tho sticking tahlo, where thoy aro
arranged in rows of separata sizes and
a woman gathers thorn in two'nty-fivo
times faster than could bo imagined and
.sticks them through tho cloth, whioh
has been stretched on a machine made
for tho purpose. An export girl can
stick forty thousand needles per day.
Tho needles aro papered and wrapped
in packages of ono thousand 'and live
thousand, and in that way go to all
parts of tho world.
Manners aro of more importauco than
laws. Upon theso, in a groat measure,
tho laws dopciul. Tho law teaches us
but hero and there, now and then.
Manners are what vex or sootho, or cor
rupt or purify, oxalt or debaso, barbar
ize or rolino us, by constant, steady,
uniforms insensible operation like that
of tho air wo breathe in. Thoy givo
their whole form and color to our lives.
According to thoir quality thoy aid mor
als, they supply laws, or thoy totally de
stroy them. fcdmuml liurkc.
It was on tho ovo of tho ?5th anni
versary of thoir marriage. Said sho: "I
do hope if anybody is going to givo ua
anything it will bo in raonoy. When wo
wero married wo wero ignorant, and wo
didn't find out immediately that seven
sugar spoons and thirteen ico pitchors
wero not essential to marital bliss; but I
think wo havo been married long enough
by this time to know how to pick out
our own presents." Foughkeepste
Two Toxus doctors met ontho street.
"I feel sorry for yo4. Yo.'ef ht sot
to bo out in tlds kind ol weattier.' Yw.;
aro a siek man," said )r. Blister.
"I am not feeling1 vary woll," replied
"What doctor t tranUitflW?'
"Youlim Hf li
able to Iki arrested for' attempted sul-