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The Oregon Scout.
UNION, OREGON, SATURDAY, MARCH 20, 1SS0.
THE OREGON SCOUT.
An Independent weekly journal, Issued ovo "
JONES & CHANCEY,
I'tibllehcrs and Proprietors.
A. K. .Tonks I
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Coriijspondcnco from all parts or tho county
Address all communications to A. K.Jotics,
Kdltor Oregon Scout, Cnlon, Or.
OltAND IlONnKV.lI.tKV I.OlXiK. No. .Mi. A. F.
and A. M. Meets on Iho second and lourth
buturdaya or each month.
0. F. Hi:ll, W. M.
C. E. Davis, Secretary.
Union Lonoi:. No. :r.i. I. O. O. F. Iteirular
meetings on Friday evening of each week at
men- nan in union, ah nieinren in kuuii
HtandiiiK aro invltod to attend. Hy order of
mo loilire. ?. w. l.ONQ, r. u
tJ. A. 'riioMPSON.Scey.
M. n. Ciil.'itoii Dlvino eervlco every Sunday
at 11 a. in ami 7 p. in. Sunday scnooi at . p.
in. I'rnyer meeting every Thursday evening
HlH:;RI. 111. v. iutoj, inaitn.
PnrsiiTTRiuAN Council liegiilnr church
services'ovoryiBalibath morning and evening.
Prayer meotlnif itch week on Wednesday
evening, caiinain senooi every .-sr.oouui ui,
jun. in. liov. 11. . eii.nun lin t:, i asior.
St. John's Knscoi'Ai. Cut'itcil Service
every Sunday nt 11 o clock a. in.
Kiiv. V. It. l'ow i:r.r.. Hector.
Judgo A. C. Crnlg
Sheriff A. I.. Saunders
Clork II. F. Wilson
Treasurer A. F. Ilensou
School Snncrlntcudcnt I. I.. Illndnian
Surveyor K. Simonls
Coroner 15. H. Lewis
Goo. Acklcs Jno. Stanley
State Senator I.. II. lUnehurt
F. T. Dick 15. E. Taylor
Mayor 1). It. Itecs
S. A. Pursol W. J). lleMlenian
.l.S. Elliott J. II. Thomnson
Jno. Kennedv A. Levy
Itecordor M. 1'. Davis
Marshal K. K. rates
Treasurer J. D. Carroll
Street Commissioner L. Eaton
Departure of Train.
Regular east bound trains loavo atthlWa
in. West bound trains leavo at i:M p. m.
J. K. CltlTES,
AXXOItcVKY AT LAW.
Collecting and probate prnctico specialties
Oilico, two doors south of Postoillce, Union,
Attorney at Law and Notary Pale,
Office, onn door south of J. II. Eaton's storo
I. N. CROMWELL, M. D.,
Physician and Surgeon
Office, ono door south ot J. II. Eaton's store,
A. E. SCOTT, M. D.,
iiBY.si:flArv aib si;i:i :;,
Has permanently located nt North Powder,
whero he will answer all calls.
T. II. CRAWFORD,
ATTOKHUY AT LUV
Union, .... - Oregon.
D. Y. K. DEEKINO,
IMiyisicinu niul Surgeon,
OHlco, Main street, next door to Jonw Bros."
Itesldenco, Main street, second houso south
ol court house.
Clironlodlseiisos a specialty.
I). 11. REES,
OFFICE Stato Land Oflieo building,
Union, -Union-County, Oregon.
II. F. BURLEIGH,
Attorney at Inir, Iloal I'Mutc
mid Collerliug: AkciU,
Land Olllcc Business a Specialty.
Offlco at Alder, Union Co., Oregon.
J. W. SIIELTO.V
SHELTON & HARDESTY,
AriOHAKYN AT IMV.
Will practice in Union. linker, Grant,
Umatilla and Mprrow Counties, also in tho
Supremo Court of Oregon, this District,
Circuit and Supreme Courts of the United
Mining nndiCorporatiou business a spe
cialty. Ottice la Union, Oregon.
FACT AND FANCY.
A Greek paper is tc bo Btartcd in Los
Among tho 102,000 shareholders of
ho Panama Canal company aro 10,000
Monkeys, like men, have a great
ineiny in consumption, and as thev are
nueh more susceptible to the disease it
ooner proves fatal with them.
Tho sad intelligcnco is made public,
in the authority of a dealer in musical
nstruincnts, that brass bands are on
he increase, throughout the country.
Numbers of people speak of the pop
ilar and expressive word "crank"' as a
li'.ng expression. But it is a legitimate
crm, found in the dictionary, with its
Memphis lawyers slap each other in
ourt. This is nol so damaging a the
iistoin of the St. Louis lawyers, which
s to wear out tho court's furniture on
Moody and Sankey aro drawing such
mmenso. crowds in New Orleans that
.he Washington Artillery hall, where
hey have their meetings, will not begin
o hold the throngs.
Violin-playing girls aro multiplying
n fashionable society, and have crowded
tut those who put their musical atl'ee
ion in banjos. It makes quite a harvest
or the "professors."
During the recent cold snap and snoiv
.torm in Florida the unsophisticated
ihiekens greedily snapped up the first
nowllakes that fell, supposing them to
o a new species of food.
The receipt of a large bag of rutabaga
unrips from our old and stanch friend,
rir. Isaac .Tessup, enabled us to bridge
tver last week safely so far as rations
vcre concerned. Q'lilnmn (Pa.) Free
The latest style in hair-dressing is
:alled "sweet disorder." It is said that
n order to be fashionable in this regard
ill a girl has to do is to let her hair "go
is it lays" in the morning after a night
)f uneasy rest.
On Holy Innocents' day in Antwerp
)oys and girls are dressed up like men
ind women, and are for that day allow
sd to be the masters of tho house. Here
n America many little folks are masters
ill the year round.
Tho bark Mark Twain, lying at New
Orleans, has been libeled by David S.
3 rower, who claims that ono day when
le visited the vessel on business a largo
log belonging to the bark throw him
lown, tore his clothing, and terribly
acerated him. Ho claims to bo "irrc
rievably injured," and demands such
lamages as the court may award.
If Edison has arranged matters so
hat telegraph messages aro able to
uinp through tho air from point to
joint, tho unwary pedestrian is placed
n a precarious position. What with
ilippery sidewalks, banana and orange
)ccl, and the liability of getting knouk
sd down by a telegraphic message that
3 in a hurry to get somewhere, out
door life will bo a burden.
No article of commerce is subject to
yreator 'fluctuations in price than wiialo
)one. It may sell for 52 a pound in
ranuary and ?5 in Juno, according to
.he catcli and the run of ico in tho
whaling regions. Tho main supply
jonies from tho North Pacific, arriving
n November. Tho South sea supply
irrives in June. New Bedford and San
Francisco aro the great whaling ports.
Little Billio llutchins, of Lawrence-
rille, Ga., is a hero. A can of powder
Jropped into a basket of chips and was
.brown on the fire, beforo which stood
EJillie's thrco little sisters. The bov
umped for tho can, but just as he seized
t tho powder exploded. Tho little girls
wero not hurt at all, but tho hoy was
oadly burned. Someone asked him why
ao grabbed tho powder. Ho answered
is well as he could, for ho was suffering
.ntcnsely, "To save tho girls."
James Gross, tho sexton of tho East
Brandywino Baptist church, of Potts
,own, Pa., was an old man. Tho other
jvening ho and his aged wife, who is
;otally blind, sat quietly by their kitchen
itove, its was their wont. Their son
joined them, and talked with Iris mother
n undertones, for they thought that tho
I mau was dozing; but when bedtime
:ame tho old man still sat motionless in
lis chair. Ho was dead; and had died
s he sat by tho firo with his wifo beforo
lis son came in.
Awhito gorilla is on view at tho Royal
iquanum at Westminster, whether
;ho animal is a truo species or a higlriy
leveloped cross-bred is a question for
;ho naturalists. Its height is about
;wenty-six inches, and its ago probably
or 4 years. Its body and limbs, both
mns and legs, aro almost iroo lrorn
lair, and it has no tail. Tho animal is
rery gentle and affectionate, clasping
Is keeper round tho neck and kissing
aim like a child. It drinks from a
nimbler, and lias a most intelligent
manner. It is housed in a largo, hand
joiio cage or chamber, with tin entire
JOKING HAS ITS DRAWBACKS. I
A Now York Humorists Vnlls Vout of
n strniijji; Xow .lerwpy Audience.
"I confesrs that when a man in my
line seriously sits down to mcasuro the
length, breadth, and exact number of
cubic inches to a joke, lie conies to the
conclusion that joking bv contract has
its drawbacks." So spoke Marshall P.
Wilder, the humorist, after his recent
trip to Tuckei ton, N. J., whero ho em
ployed hit varied talents in the endeavor
to convulse with laughter an r.udieneo
composed of a few hundred fanners and
villagers. Ho labored under some dis
advantages on t lie occasion. The mem
bers of the reception committee who
met him at tin railroad depot impressed
upon him the fact that many of the per
sons to whom he was to address him
self were church members of the strict
est type whom an thing approaching to
levity would be an unpardonable of
fense. They told him, too, that others
of the audience were worldly-minded
people who had been recently gathered
to tho fold, and that they would lose
cast with the congregation if they were
seen laughing immoderately. Here was
state of tilings:
"Well," laughed Wilder. "I was in
for it and could not shirk tbo responsi
bility. Half a dozen local people got
on at. the station this sidi of the town
to attend the entertainment, and I con
fess 1 had my misgivings, for never a
ghost of a smile flickered on their faces.
The night was chilly, and as 1 stepped
on the platform I saw a couple of lig
ures looking anxiously into the faces of
the arrivals. They were the members
of the reception committee, but they
looked like a pair of undertakers."
" 'I'll be darned if he's come,' said
one; 'what aro wo agwine to do,
'"Maybe he's gone to the next sta
tion by mistake,' was the grave re
sponse. "I took in the situation at once,' pur
sued Wilder, "audi thought I'd have
my own joke if it wasn't, on the pro
gramme. Away drove the committee
in a buggy, and, stepping into a stage,
closely muffled, I followed. Tho buggy
had the start of me by about ten min
utes, and when 1 arrived at the hall I
heard the loud voice of the chairman
making an apology for my non-appearance.
Going around by the back door,
I persuaded a small boy to call him oil'
the stage. As ho came out he scrutin
ized my diminutive ligure and exclaim
ed: " 'Who on eartli bo you?'
"'My name is Wilder Marshall P.
Wilder,' I replied.
" 'Then whero' s your father?'
' 'He's in New York, 1 guess.'
" 'An' where's the humorist?'
" "I'm the humorist.'
"Wall, I'll 1)0 gol darned if this
don't beat punkins!' and lie burst into
such an uneontrollablo lit of laughter
that 1 thought he'd never stop. 'Just
you hold on a minit while I fix things.'
Then he rushed on to the platform and
raising his hands as though about to
pronounce the benediction, he said in a
" 'Ladies and gentlemen, the humor
ist is come.' He couldn't get any fur
ther for ho was seized with such a spasm
of laughter that I began to feel tho sup
ply would give out beforo I could come
to his relief.' 'Let's introdtico you
properly,' ho added and seizing mo by
the arm ho almost dragged mo before !
the audience and then roared:
'"This bo the humorist.'
"Some laughed and others looked in
credulous, but a boy in front, who was
apparently contrasting my small liguro
with tho tall, bony attitude of the chair
man, called out, 'Don't step on him or
you'll break him up!' "
Mr. Wilder thinks there is good ma
terial for laughter in tho town of Tuek
erton, but it requires a little fertilizing
and cultivation. Ho thinks that in a
second or third attempt he may bo able
to make somoof the deacons andsistoro
smile. New York Mail and Express.
mm - - -p- i ii i
He Thought the Coon Knew Best
A Henry County farmer came to
Clinton on the lato cold wavo wearing a !
coonskin overcoat. A west side grocer
"Why don't you wear tho hairy side
in instead of out?"
"I reckon tho coon know which sido
was tho warmest whon ho wore it, didn't
ho?' replied tho farmer. Clinton Ad
Countrv bride (looking over bill of
faro) "John, what's 'Patty do fov
Groom" Sh! Don't talk so loud,
or people' 11 think we'ro ignorant It
must bo French Jfor celery." Harper's
Londoners pay $3,000,000 a year for
gas, and yet when njiu of them wants to
go to law ho hai to pay extra for bis
THE SEVENTH OF HIS SERIES OF
SERMONS ON "THE MAR
The Reverend Gentleman In
structs "Wives How to Treat
How tho Wife Should Act to Mnko Homo
S)-fcl to the A'ififM fity Times.
Uiiooki yn N. V , 1-Yl. 21. The Kev. T. Di
Witt Taluium, I). 1)., preju'liril to-day In the
Itin.Kbn taborniirlo the K'veutli of Ills series
of Mirm.MiR on "The Marriage ltlntr," tin sub
jcci k'lnc "Dutli-R of Wivos to Hin-haniK''
IMoiv tho senium he read ami oxmnileil the
last chapter ot l'l-uverl).-, descriptive of a pru
dent anil sensible uife.
l'rnf. llroHiiereiuleieil on the organ a fonato
In I) mlrorliy ltarh. The eyngregetloii united
in singing the hymn:
Ulmv, ye, the trumpet! Wow
The pluilly solemn sou ml;
bet nil the nations hear
To earth's remotest lion ml.
The text was I. Samuel, xv., il: "The name
of hh wife, Ahlpull, and she Has n woman of
uimmI imileistiuulin, and of a beautiful coun
tenance." Kollowlinr Is the sermon: ,
now aiiiiuii, s.vi:i) nr.ii iiomk.
The ground In C'annel Is while, not with
fallen snow, but the wool from the bach.s ot
.VX) sheep, for they are being sheared. And
I hear the grinding of the iron blades together
and the bleating ot the lloeks held between the
knees of tho shearers while the clipping aoes
on and the rustle laughter of the woiKu'ien.
Nah.il and IiIm wife, Abigail, preside over this
homestead. David, the warrior, sends a dele
gation to apply for aid at this propcrou time
of sheep-sheafing and Nahal peremptorily de
clines his request. Itevenge Is tho cry. Yon
der over tho rooks come David and -100 angry
men with one stroke to demolish Nahal anil
his shcepfolds and vineyards. Tho regiment
march In double-quick and the stones of the
mountain loosen and roll down as tho soldiers
strike them with their swift feet and the cry
of the commander Is: "Forward! Forward!" "
Abigail, to save her husband and bis prop
erty, hastens to tho foot of the hill. She Is
armed, not with sword or spear, but with her
own beauty and self-sacrlllce, and when David
sees her kneeling at the base of the crag, ho
cries: "Hold! Hold!" Abigail Is the conqticr
ess! One woman in tho right mightier Ihau
400 men In tho wrong I A hurnoauo stopped
at the sight of u water-lily! A dew-drop
dashed back Niagara! Hy her prowess anil
tact she has saved her husband, and saved her
homo, and put before all ages an Illustrious
6veciinen of what a wife can do If she be godly
and prudent and self-sacrillclng and vigilant
and devoted to tho cntcrcsts of her husband
Turn M.utitn:n utr-nxnog.
As, Sabbath before hist, I took the responsi
bility of telling husbands how they ought to
treai their w Ives and, though 1 noticed that
some of them squirmed a little In their pew,
they endured It well I now take the responsi
bility of telling how wives ought to treat their
husbands. I hope, your domestic alliance was
so happily formed tlint while married life may
have revealed In him some frailties that yoii
did not suspect, It has nls-i dNplaved excell
encies that more than overbalanced them. I
siipiK)e that If I could look Into the heart of a
hundred wives here present, and ask them
where Is the kindest anil best man they know
of, and they dined sjieak out, ninety-nine out
of a hundred of them will say: "At. the other
end of this pew." Though sometimes vou
may have snapped each other up a little quick,
1 think the mo-it of yon ate as well paired asu
couple of whom 1 have read. The wife said to
her husband: "I have made up my mind to
be submissive notwithstanding till the misfor
tunes that have como Uxiu us" They have
lost their children, he had lost his health, and
hence, the Income of his profession, and the
wife bad teiuxirarlly lot her eeslghl. "Yes,"
said tho husband, "we ought to be submissive,
l.et me see what we have to inbuilt to. First,
wo have a home; we can submit lo that. Then
we have each other; we can submit lo that.
Then we have food and raiment; we can sub
mit to that. Then we have a great many
friends; we can submit to that. We have a
heavenly Father to provide for us" "Stop I
Stop!" said the wile, "1 will talk no moro
XO Itl SJIANl) WOHSK THAN A1HU
IhoK' my sister that you have married n
man ii h Christian and as well-balanced as that.
Hut even If you wero worsted in conjugal bar
gain, you cannot be worse oil than this Abi
gail in my text. Her husband was coarse and
ungrateful, an Inebriate, for on the very even
ing after her heroic achievement at the foot of
the hill, where she captured a whole regiment
with Her genial ami strategic behavior, she re
turned home and found her husband so drunk
that she could not tell him the story, but had
to Mistone II until the next day. So, iny sis
ter, I do not want you to keep saying within
yourself lis I proceed: "That Is tho way to
treat u perfect husband:" for yon urn to re
member that no wife was ever worsa swindled
than this Abigail of my text. At tho other
end of her table set a mean, selllnh. snarling,
contemptible sot, and If she could do so well
for a dasUird, how ought you to do with that
princely and splendid man with whom you aro
to walk tho path of life I
MK ISATTI.KS to 11K ltl'..Mi:MIII',l(IUI.
Firsts I counsel tho wife to remember In
what a Severn and tcrrflllc battle of life her
husband Is engaged. Whether In professional
or commercial or artistic or mecliaiilcal life,
your, husband from morning to night Is In a
Solfcrlno if not u Sedan. It Is a wonder that
your husband has any nerves or patience or
suavity left. To get ii living In tills next to
tho last decade of tho nineteenth century Is a
struggle. If ho come homeland sit down pro-'xrutili-d.
you ought to excuse him. If ho do
not feel like going out that night for a walk or
mtcrtaimnent. remember that ho has been
out all day. You say he ought to leave at
his plai) of business his annoyances ami come
homo cheery. Hut If a man bus been betrayed
hy a business partner, or a customer has Jock
eyed him out of a large bill of goods, or a pro
tested note has been Hung on his desk, or
somebody has railed him a liar, and everything
has goiio wrong from morning to night, ho
must have great genius and forgctfulncss If ho
do not bring some of tho perplexity home with
Jilin. When you tell mo ho ought to leave It
ull at tho store, or hank or shop, you might as
well toll u storm on tho Atlantic to stay out
there ami not touch tho coast or rlpnlo the
harbor, Hemciuber ho Is not overwoiklng so
much for himself si he Is overworking for you
and tho children. It is the effect of hi sue
cess or defeat on tho homestead that causes
him tho agitation,
MK.V I.IVK Hilt THEtK KAMIMK.
The most of men after )' years of age live
not for themselves but for their families.
They begin to ask themselves anxiously the
question: "How If I should give out what
would bocomo of tho folks at home I Would
my children ever get their education I
Would my wife have U go out Into tho world
to earn bread for herself und our little ones J
My eyesight troubhis me, how If my eu'
should fail I My head gt-Ui dlziy, how If I
should drop uddn apoplexy I Tho high prt-s-
euro of bulncs life and moehanlcJl life am!
agricultural life as home presure.
Some time ago u large London linn deeJdcd
that If anv of their clerks married on a salary
lest than i'l.Vl. that U $J.V1 n ear, he shoulil
be discharged, the supposition liclng that the
temptation might lc too gieat for misappropri
ation. The large ma.!otity of families in Amer
ica live by utmost dint ot' economj, and to be
holiest illid Net met tone's family expense l
the appalling question that turns the life ot
tcu of thousands of men Into mart nloni. Let
the wife of the oveitmrne and exhausted hus
band remember this and do not nag him about
that and say vou might as well have no hus
band, when' the fact I he is thing by Inches
that the home inav be kept up. "
TTUrTi i:ks Mosr i:r.N"nw.
I charge also the wife to keep herelf a at
rncthc after matrlage as she was before mar
riage. The reus in that so often a man cease
to love his w I ft Is because the wife cea-es to be
lovable. In manv cases what elaboration of
toilet before uiairlage and w hat recklessness of
appearance after. The most disgusting thing
on eartli Is a slatternly woman. 1 mean a
woman who never combs her hair until she
goes nut. or looks like u fright until somclmdy
cull.:. That a man mairled to one of these
creatures stas at home as little as possible is
no wonder. It js a wonder that, such a man
does not go on a whaling voyage of three
cars and lii a leaking ship. Costly waidrobii
Is nut required; but, O, woman! If you are not
willing, by all that lugenultyof rclfncmcut can
effect, to "make yourself attractive to jour bus.
baud, you ought not to complain If he seek in
other "society those pleasant surroundings
which on deny him.
I'AMii.r HKcimrs most sAriu:u.
Again 1 charge joit, never talk to other
nlKiut the fralltlts'of your husband. Some
people have a way, In banter, of elaborately
describing to others the shortcomings or un
happy eccentricities of a husband or wife. Ah,
I lie world will tlnd out soon enough all the de
fects of vour companion. No need of our adver
tising them, (letter initiate those w'omun who,
having made mistake hi alliance, always have
a veil to hide Imperfections and alleviation of
conduct to mention. Wo must admit that
there are rare cases w here a wifo can not live
longer with her husband, and Ids cruelties and
outrages are the precursor of divorcement or
separation. Hut until that day comes keep the
awlul secret to Mini-self. Keen It from every
being In the universe, except 1 lie (lod to whom
you do well to tell your trouble. Trouble only
ii few years at most, and then j mi can go up
on the' other side of the grave and say: "O,
Lord, I kept the martial secret. Thou knowest
how well I kept It, and I thank Thee that, the
release has con e at last. (!lvo mo some place
where I can sit down and rest awhile from the
horrors of an cmbrutetl earthly alliance, beforo
1 begin the full raptures of heaven " And or
ders will be sent out lo tbo usher angels, say
ing: "Take this Abigail right up to the soft
est seat in the liest room of the palace, and Jet
twenty of the brightest angels wait on her for
tlio next thou-aud years."
mi:iiii.i:iis not to in: toluiiathd.
Furthermore, I charge ou, let there lie no
outside Interference with the conjugal relation.
Neither neighbor nor confidential friend, nor
brother nor sister, nor father nor mother have
a right to come In here. The married gossip
will conic around and by tbo hour tell you
how sho manages her husband. You tell her
plainly that If she will attend to tho a tin Irs of
her household on will attend to yours. What
damage some "people do with tbelr tongues I
Nature indicates that the tongue Is a danger
ous thing by the fact that It Is shut In, llrst by
a barricade of teeth and then by tho door of
tho lips Ono Insldiious talker can keep u
whole neighborhood badly stirred up. The
Asislle I'etcr excoriated these husybodlos In
other people's mat tern ami St. Paul, hi his
letter to tho Thess-donlans ami to Timothy,
gives them a sharp dig, and the good house
wife will be on tin lookout for them ami never
return their calls and treat them with e 1 lest
frigidity. For this icason better keep house
as stHin as jMisslble. Some ooplii aro opposed
to them, hut I thank (lotl for what are called
Mats In these cities. They put upn separate
home within the means of nearly all the impu
tation. In vour married relations jou do not
need any advice. If jou and your husband
have not skill enough to get along well alone,
with all the advice vou can Inqsirt you will
get along worse. What you want for jour
craft on tills voyage is plenty of sea room.
i.nti:i.i.mii:nit. nickhki'i. roit wivks.
I charge you also, make yourself the Intelli
gent eomnaiilon of vour husband. What with
these Hoods of newspapers and books there Is
no excuse for a wife's Igtioraneo either about
tho prcfent or tho past. If you have no moro
than a half hour every day to yourself you
may 1111 your mind with entertaining and use
fill knowledge, bet the merchant's wife read
up on all mercantile questions, and mechanic's
wifo on all that "-rtaltis to his style of work,
and the professional man's wife on all the legal
or medical or theological or jiolltlcal discus
sions of the day. It Is very stupid for a man,
after having been amid active minds all day,
to Hud his wife without Information or opin
ions on anj thing. If the wife knows nothing
about what Is going on In tho world utter the
tea hour has passed, ami the husband has read
thl' newspaper, lie will have uu engagement
and must go and see u mau. In nine ruses
out of ten when a man does not stay at home
In the evening, unless ios!t!vo duty calls iilui
away, it is neeuuse mere is noiuing lo slay
for." Ho would rather talk with Ids wifo than
any one else It she could talk as well.
lmioiiT iiomi: ai.wavh iikhiiuui.i:,
I charge you, my sister, in every way to
mnke your homo attractive, 1 have not
enough of praetlea.1 knowledge about house
adornment to Know Just what makes tho dif
ference; hut hero Is uu opulent hoilfce, contain
ing all wealth of brlc-u-brac, und of musical
Instrument, and of painting, ami of upholstery ;
ami yet there Is In it a chili like Nova Xcmhla.
Another home, with oue-twcntlctli part ot the
outlay, and small supply of art and cheapest
piano' purchasable, and yet, as vou enter It,
there comes u'kiu body, mind and soul a glow
of welcome and satisfied and happy ilomt-stlc-Ity.
The holy orl of making tho "most com
fort and brightness out of the means ulfordcd
every wife should study.
At tho siege of Argos I'ynhus was killed hy
tho tile of a roof thrown by u woman, and
Abluiclcch was slain by u stone that u woman
threw from the tower of Thebcz, and Kurl
Moutfort was destroyed by a rock discharged
ut him by u woman from the walls of Toulouse.
Hut without any weapon save that of her cold,
cheerless household arrangement, any wlfu
may slay all the attractions of a home circle.
ATitrn woman'. omxi) woiik.
A wlfu and mother In prospered circum
stances and greatly admired was giving her
chief time to social life. The husband sjs'iit
his evenings uwuy. The son, 115 years of age,
got tho same liablt uhd there was a prospect
that the other children, as they got old enough,
would take the same turn.
One day tho wife urouned to tho considera
tion that she hail better save her husband and
her boy. Interesting uud stirring games were
Introduced Into the house. Tho mother stud
ied up Interesting things to tell her children.
One morning tho son sulci:
"Father, you ought to have been homo last
night. Wo had a grand time. Such Jolly games,
and such Interesting stories.
This went on from night to night, and after
a while tho husband stayed la to see what was
going on, and ho Dually got attracted and ad
ded something of his own t the evening enter
tainments, and tho reiiilt was that tho wife
und mother saved her husband and saved her
hoy and saved herself. Wus. not that uu en
terprise worth the attention of the greatest
woman that ever lived since Abigail at tho
foot of the rock arrested the -100 armed wur
lorl WOMAN'S IIUI01ITK8T, 11E8T CAKKRR.
llo not. my sister, bo dizzied and disturbed
hy tho talk of those who think the homo circle
to lusignlllcuut for a woman's career, and who
want to get you out ou platforms and In con-
Rplcnnii enterprise. There arc women who
have a special outside mission, and do not dare
lo interpret me us derisive of their important
mission. Hut m.v opinion Is that the woman
w ho can reinforce her husband In the work of
life and rear her children for position of use
fulness, Is ilolng more for (Sod and tbo nice
and her own happiness, than if she spoke, on
every great platform and headed :i hundred
gr.i't enterprises. .My mother never made a
missionary speech In her life, and ut a mis
sionary meeting 1 doubt whether she. could
have got enough courage to vote aje or no, but
she ral-eil her son .lolin, who has bVn preach
ing the goiol and translating religious lltera
lurc in Amoy, I lilua, for alsiut lorty years.
Was not thai a better thing to do!
Compare such a one with one of these die
away. uttiiudlniJug, frivolous, married co
quettes of the modern drawiiig rm:n, her heav
en an opera box on the night of Meyerbeer'.
"ISobert le Diablo," the ten commandments all
Inconvenience, Inking arsenic to improve the
complexion, ami her appearand a confused re
suit of belladonna, bleached hair, uutimnuv
ami mineral acids, until one Is compelled to
discuss her character and wonder whether tin
line between n decent and Indecent life is, like
the equator, an Imaginary line.
OLD l'AMIIOi:i MDTUr.lt IVAXTKII.
What the world wants now Is alhiut fifty old
fashioned mothers, women who shall realize
that the highest, mightiest Institution on earth
Is the home. It Is not necessary that they
should have the same old-time manners of the
country I arm house, or wear tho old-fusliloucd
.-ap un'd spectacles and apron that her glnrllled
ancestry wore; but 1 mean the old spirit which
began with the Hannahs and tho Mother Ia1
and the Abigails of Scripture days, and was
demonstrated on the homestead where somcof
us wen reared, though the old house long ago
was pulled down uud It occupants scattered
never to meet until In the higher home that
awaits tho families of tho ilghtcous. While,
there are more good uud faithful wives und
mother-, now Ihau oyer were, sivlety bus got. :i
wrong twist on this subject, nml there ate In
fluences abroad that, would make women be
lieve that tbelr chief sphere Is outside Instead
ot lu.'Ide home.
Hence in many housdtolds children, Instead
of a blessing, are a nuisance. It Is card case
versus child's primer, carriage versus cradle,
social popularity versus domestic felicity.
Hence Infanticide and mitc-nutui murder so
common that all the physicians, allopathic,
hydropathic, homeopath!.' "and eclectic nro cry
lug out In horror ami Ills time (bat tho pul
pits joined with the medical profession In ech
oing and re-celiolng the thunder of Mount.
Slual, which says: "Thou shalt not kill," and
tho hook of ISi vclatlou which says, "All mur
derers shall have their place In tlio luke which
burnetii with tire and brimstone.'1
i.vrANTicini: as had as iioxik-iik..
Ami the man or the woman who takes life a
minute old will as ccrtulnly go straight to hell
us tho man or woman who destroys life forty
years old. And the wildest, loudest shriek o'f
judgment day will be given at the overthrow of
thoso who moved hi the high uud respected
circles of earthly society, yet decreed by their
own act as far as they could privately effect It,
the extermination of the advancing genera
lions, abetted In the horrid crime by u lot ot
Infernal qiiucks with which modern "medicine
Is infested. When on tho last day tlio criers
of the ciurt shall with resounding "Oyez,"
"Oyez!" tleelnr.) the "oyer and terminer" of
the universe nnjned und the Judge with gavel
of thunderbolt shall smite the nations Into si
lence and the. trial of all the fratricides and
p.iirlclde.s ami matricides and iatrieldes und
uxoricides and regicides ami delcldcs and In
fanticides of tho earth shall proceed, none of
my bearers or readers can suv thut they knew
not w hat they were doing. Mighty (iisl ! Ar
rest tlio evil that Is overshadowing this cent
ury. I charge, you, my sister, that you take your
husband along with jou to heaven. Of course
this Implies that you" yourself are a Christian.
I must take that for granted. It cannot bo
s)ssblc (hat after what Christianity bos done
lor women ami after taking tbo Infinitely re
sKinslhlo position you huvo assumed at tho
head of tho household, that you should be fn a
H)sltIon antagonistic lo Christ. It was not n
slip of the tongue when I ssko of you as be
ing at the head of the household. Wo men
rather pride ourselves as lining at the
head of tho household, hut It Is only u
pleasant delusion. To whom do the children
go when (hey huvo trouble! When there Is u
sore linger to be bound up or one of tho first
teeth to be removed to make wuy for one thut
Is crowding It nut, to whom docs the child go!
For whom do children cry out In tho night
when they get frightened ut a bad dreamt
Aye, to whom docs the husband go when he
has a ItitisluexH trouble too great or too delicate
for outside curs! We, the men, are heads of
the household In name, but you, O wives, are
the heads of the household In fact, and It Is
your business to take your husband With you
Into tbo kingdom of (oil und nee that house
prepared for heaven.
HOW Till! WlYK SHOULD ACT,
You can dolt! Of course (Sol's almighty
grace ulono can convert hhn, but you are to be
the Instrument. Some wives keep their hus
bands out of heaven and others garner them
for It. If your religion, () wife, Is simply u
)oke of the household, If jou would rathergo
to the theater, than the prayer meeting, if vou
can beat nil the neighborhood In progressive
cuehcr, if your husband nover sees you kneel
at the bedside In prayer before retiring, If tho
only thing that reminds the family of your
church relations Is that ou communion lUy
you get home lute to dinner, jou will not be
utile to take jour husband to heaven, for the
simple reason that you will not get there your
self. Hut 1 siipKi,so that jour religion Is gen
nine and that thn husband realize there is In
your soul a divine principle, uud thut, though
you may bo naturally quicker tempered thun
lie Is und have many lmcrfcctlons that distress
you more than they can any one else, still you
are destined for tho skies when the brief scenes
of this life aro over. How will you take hhn
wlthjoul There aro two oars to that bout
prnycr ami holy example,
I huvo no doubt there will he great conven
tions In heaven called foreelchratlvo purjKMCs,
and when hi some celestial assemblages the
saints shall he telling what brought them to
(iod I believe that ten thousand times ten
thousand will say; "My wife."
I NITKD lOll TIM 13 AND KTKHNITV,
I put besldo each other two testimonies of
men concerning their wives, and let you see the
contrast. An uged man wqs asked tho reason
of Ids salvation. With tearful emotion ho
said.' "My wifo was brought to (Sod Bomo
years beforo myself I lieroecutcd un'd abused
her bceiiiso of her religion. She, however, re
turned nothing hut kindness constantly, main
taining an anxiety to promote iny comfort and
happiness; and It was her amiable conduct
when sulTeilifg Ill-treatment from me that
llrst sent tho arrows of conviction Into in
soul." The other testimony wag froin a dying
man: "Harriet, I am a lost man. You op
posed our family worship und my secret prayer.
You drew mo uway to temptation and to neg
lect every religious duty. I helluva my fato Is
sealed. Harriet, you uro tin) ciuso of my ever
Justing ruin." How many glorious married
couples hi heaven Adam uud Kve, Abrtdiaui
and Sarah, l.apidoth uud Delsimb, Isaac, t.ud
ltebekuh, Jacob and Kachel, Cacbarius &m
KIIzalH'th, Joseph and Mary, and many whom
wo have Known us good us the most of tlcm l '
As once you stood In tho village or city
church or hi our father's house, perhaps tan-,
der a wedding hell of Mowers, to-day stand up,
husband uud wife, beneath Iho crow of a par
donlng Itedecmcr, while I proclaim the banns
of on eternal marriage). Join yimrrtekt hands,
1 pronounce you one forever. tyhfttvUod ha
joined together let neither life Wf (taath nf
time nor eternity put iwuuder. ' IVHahm hhw
ami angels, all worlds, all aes The lrcle far
an emblem of eternity, and thut it tbo ahape
of the Marriage King.