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A DEMOCRATIC PAVER,
Business r1ari, tho Farmer
And tht FAMILY CI 11C I.E.
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KDfTOIt AND I'UBLISUEU.
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TERMS of Sl'BSCRIPTIOX;
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Sn'HCribr.r, and at the expense of Agents.
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US" Tlie Enterprise offhe H supplied with
l mlifnl. approved tylen of type, and mod
ern M CII INK IMIKSSKS. which will enable
t'te Proprietor t 1. .Lb IMntinjr at all times
Xrat, Quirk and Cluap !
ftS" Work solicited.
AH liifin i'-lxnx upon a Specie hnxis.
til AS K WAKUKN".
F. A. KOIUIKS.
WARREN & FORBES
Attorneys at Lav,
OFFICE CIIAHM.VX'S I'aUCK, MAIN STUtET,
oiii: ,;on cri'Y.o.iV.uow
Nov. In, 1 -s 7 1 : 1 1"
J. M. TlIOMl'SON, C w- FITCH.
TH-filSON &. FITCH,
Attorneys 5i t JLsiw,
Rea! Estate Agents,
EUCEWi CITY, OREGON,
OFFICKTWO UOOKS XOKTIt OF THE I'OSTOFFICK.
KKAL ESTATE BOC0I1T AND SOLD,
LOANS NEOOTIATLD, AND AB
8 TRACT OF TITLES FURNISHED.
VT7E II AVE A COM 1'LETE AILSTUACT
of Title of all property in Eugene
'ity, an.l perfect platsut the same, prepaied
with rjreat care. We will practice in the
diltVrent Courts of ihe Stat -. Special at
tention given o the c dkctioti of all claims
that mav be placed in our hands. Legal
Tenders bought and s.dd. scptt
JOHN M. IiACON,
Importer aud Dealer in
.12 53 CLS COS IUCv. .3
STATIONERY, IMiin-TMETlY. &.C., Ac,
Oregon CHy, Oregon,
At Charm-1 ' Warn- rx old -'atd, lrtf!yc-CHj-u-l
by S. Ackrnia, Main trtet.
j?JJ!j DEALER IN
BOOKS AMD STATIONERY.
IN MYERS" FIHE -PROOF BRICK,
MAIN STREET, OUKfJOX CITY, OREGON.
DR. J. WELCH,
OFFICR-Iu Odd Fellow' Temple, cor
of First and Aider Streets, Portland.
The patronagi' of tho-e desiring superior
operations is in special request. Nitrousox
ij'." for the painless extraction of teeth.
;'-?f"Arti!ieial teeth '"better than the best,'
and ( cheap a the che-ipeH.
NV i 1 1 be in Oregon City on Saturdays.
Dr. J, H. HATCH,
The patronage of those desiring tint Class
Operation, is respectfully solicited.
Satisfaction in all cases guaranteed.
N. B. Sit rou a O.ry-le, administered for the
I'ainless Extraction of Teeth.
Officf. In Weigant's new building, west
ide ot First street, between Alder and .Mor
isou streets, Portland, Oregon.
-yy 11. W ATKINS, M. D.,
SURGEON. PouTi.Axn, Okeck n.
OFFICE Odd Fellows' Temple, corner
First and lder streets Residence corner of
Main and Seventh streets.
W. F. HIGHFIELD,
Established :nce 1849, at the old stand,
Main Street, Oregon, City, Oregon.
An Assortment of Watches, Jew
elry, and Seth Thomas' weight
Clocks, all of which are warranted
to be a represented.
Repairing done on snort notice,
1 ind thankful tor past tavors.
0 BEG OX CITY.
All orders for the delivery of merchan
dise or packages and freight of whatever des
cription, to any part of the city, willbeexe
cited promptly and with care.
SEW YORK HOTEL,
No. 17 Front Street, opposite the Mail steam
ship landing, Portland, Oregon.
H. K0THF0S. J. J. "WILKENS,
Board per Week $5 00
" " with Lodging.. V.fi ''
" " Pay 1 vo
rY John i. m-iuttiki:.
Men said at veppors. All is well !
In one wild night the city fell;
Fell fbtines of prayer and marts of gain,
Before the llefy hurricane.
On three score spires had silnst't i-hono.
Where ghastly sunrise looked on none;
.Men clasped each o'her's hands and said!
The City of the West is dead.
Ilrave hearts who fosight. in .slow relreut.
The. fiends of fire, from street to street.
Timed, powerless, to the blinding glare,
'te dumb dciiaic? of despair.
A sudden impulse thrilled each wire
That signalled round the sea of (Ire
Switt words of cheer, warm heart-throbs
fn tears of pity died the flame!
From Ivist, from West, frotn South, from
The messengers (Jf Hope shot forth.
And underneath tin? severing wave.
The world, full-handed, reached to save.
Fair seemed the old ; but fairer still
The new the dreary void shall (ill
Willi dearer homes than those overthrown,
For Love shall lay each corner stone.
Rise, stricken ciiy ! fiom Ihe throe
The K.-hon sackcloth of thy woe:
And build, as Thebes to Amphion's strain
The song of cheer, thy walls again !
How shriveled in thy hot distress
The primal sin of selfishness!
How instant rose, to take thy part,
The Angel in tho human heart.
Ah ! not in vaia the flames that tossed
Above thy dreadful holocaust;
The Christ again has preached through
The Gospel of Humanity '
Then lift once more thy towers on high.
And fret with spin's the Western sky,
To tell that God is yet with us.
And Love is still miraculous !
Two Bricks to Eesrin With.
in n city in Western Xew York,
ivhowihhI for its crowded churches
on Sundays, there was one called,
by way of eminence, the " Ihick
Church,''' It was the first church
built of brick if) the city. Its con-rco-ation
had increased so that the
church could not well accommodate
the crowd. It was old-fashioned,
atid behind the times. At length
it was resolved to build a new one.
.Meeting after meeting was held,
but the prospects for a new church
grew more and more discouraging,
until the most hopeful grew dis
heartened, and were readv to give
it up. One morning, after a dis
couraging mcetino- had been held,
the pastor's door-bell rang, very
early. On opening the door, the
servant fonixl a. small boy, -I10 in-
q i i i red fo r J ) r. S , Tl e servant
told him he had not come down,
and demanded Avhat he wanted.
" I want to see Dr. S ," an
swered the boy. Presently 1 )r. S
came to the door, and found a small
boy, with a wheelbarrow three
times as large as himself, holding
two bricks, which he said he had
' brought to build the new church
with ! " The Doctor put on his
hat, and walked out into tho street,
saying to every man lie met : "The
church will be built ; the first load
of bricks is already on the ground."
And it was built a large church,
a beautiful church. Vho shall
despise the day of small things ?
A Great Loss to Science. -The
destruction of the museum of the
Chicago Academy of Science was
not the least among the important
losses by the great lire. The build
ing was supposed to be fire proof,
but, like other "hre-proot build
ing, collapsed like a bubble in the
intense heat. The museum con
tained the largest collection of
Crustacea in the world, filling more
than ten thousand jars; the speci
mens and species gathered by I rot.
J. D. Dana, in the Wilkes Explor
ing Expedition, in the Atlantic
oceans ; and also the large collec
tions made by Dr. Stimpson in his
cruise in the Jiingold expedition
to the Xorth Pacific, besides his
recent collections from the Gulf of
Mexico, and specimens from var
ious other sources. There were
also in the museum, unfortunately,
the Crustacea dreged up by Mr.
De Pourtales in his late dredging
expeditions, these having been
sent there for description and a
Yaia-arle Maki-.m: Quarries.
Many of the marble quarries in
the State of Vermont are extreme
ly valuable. Some of the mills in
which the marble is sawed are val
ued at 6100,000 ; they are operated
by both steam and water power,
and more than one thousand men
find employment in developing
these quarries. Some of the mines
are two hundred feet below the sur
face, and from thence the marble
is transported by rail to all parts
of the country, at prices ranging
from 81 50 to $14 per cubic foot.
A German letter writer says :
"frreligion is in Germany oftener
alloc ted than genuine, and pro
ceeds more frequently from dissat
isfaction with existing institutions,
the ritual abuses in the adminis
tration, especially in the State su
pervision, with practical abuses in
fact, than with speculative belief."
OREGON CITY, OREGON, FRIDAY,
A Night on Vesuvius-
A mEARA.NT PLACE TO SPfeND TDK
1 he Louisville Jowkr-JHrnd
has a N aples correspondent who
writes: I spent the night with some
lneuds on the top Vesuvius
freezing on one side and boilin on'
the other. We kept oursehes
awake by the amusement of dod-
ing the falling stones. About one"
111 ten minutes the old mountain
would ?ive a shiverthen a burst
like 40,000 mullied cannon, if ever
there was such a thing. At each
burst, a cloud of black smoke, in
the shape- of an inverted haystack.
and thirteen times the size of the
Gait house, was driven into the air,
followed by a mass of lived ilame
that lighted the country for leagues
around. lhen look out for stones;
millions of tons are thrown hun
dreds of feet high into the air,
most of them falling back into the
crater, but many, varying in size
from a pigeon's egg to a tobacco
hog shead, landed outside, and vou
must dodge; generally easy enough
as they are of a white heat, and
show as plain as a rocket star.
They tumble down the steep cone,
hissing and screaming in the snow
the big ones breaking into frag
ments, and living like a bursting
shell. Xow is the time ten min
utes interval. We rush up to the
edge of the abyss and look down;
for further particulars see "Dante's
Inferno;" but you spoil your boots;
I did; you singe your mustache; I
did. And wish 3011 were safely
out of it; I did. You turn away
sneezing as it you had accidentally
ignited a box of locofocos under
your nose; for a moment all is
dark; then the long, twinkl"ng row
of gaslamps in the streets of Na
ples seem to spring out of the
ground under your feet, though
miles away; then you see lights
in towns above the base of the
mountain, in all save one, and that
one the largest. Pompeii with
its great old temples, magnificent
theaters, close built streets, and
vast ruins, is dark; the giim skele
tons lying in their ashen beds alone
keep their vigil there; their eyeless
sockets need no light. No sight
that ever I witnessed can equal a
clear sunrise from Vesuvius. No
one can imagine its grandeur; but
you must try to, for I dare not at
tempt a description. As we stood
gazing down upon the rootless hous
es of Pompeii, the sun lighting its
gay-colored wall-Torre del Greeeo,
with its earthquake shaken walls
I said: 'Tin glad of it." Says
one of the party, "It's awful shab
by ; dont think it pays." That
young man was from Henry county,
Indiana. With a pretty general
destruction of boots and clothing
and the aforesaid loss of one of the
handsomest mustaches in Naples
by your humble servant, we got
down safely. Not so with another
party who ascended from the Nola
side. One of them had an arm
broken by a falling stone; another
a leg, in getting down.
Sr. Paul's Sarcophagus. The
Navv-vard at Philadelphia was the
scene of considerable commotion
one dar lately, occasioned by the
removal of a veritable sarcophagus
from the hold of the United States
steamer Richmond, just arrived
from Maderia. The receptacle is
said to contain the dust and bones
ot the Apostle St. Paul. Its
weight is about six tons; eight feet
in length, two feet in width and
four feet in bight. The lid weighs
about two tons. On the front tab
let is a representation of a trio of
angels extending a wreath of lau
rels and llowers to a figure whose
general outline is indistinct. The
chiseling and carving are generally
excellent. The foot of the tomb
contains no inscription or device.
In fact, there is nothing about it
calculated to lead to the supposi
tion that it is sanctified by holding
the dust and bones of the Apostles.
The sarcophagus is said to have
been discovered at Mycene, and
it. was purchased by one of our
Consuls for the Metropolitan Anti
quarian Society of New York city,
whence it will be sent in a few
A dry goods firm in Philadelphia
recently sued a man for the amount
of a bill run up by his wife. Judge
Thayer, in his charge to the jury,
said : " It is a false and foolish no
tion for trades-people to entertain,
that a husband is bound to pay all
bills contracted by his wife. No
such monstrous doctrine is allowed
in the law. Trades-men must as
certain the facts and the true rela
tions ot man and wife before al
lowing the latter to run up bills
which he is to be looked to to pay,"
Large Order. It is stated on
good authority that one of our
largest Philadelphia- manufacturing
establishments has entered into a
contract to supply theliussian gov
ernment with five hundred locomotives.
The Power cf Woman-
Gail Hamilton has never written
more truly than when s'le penned
the following :
The subtile and mysterious at
traction that everywhere draws
men to women is a sacred trust
committed to women by the crea
tor. It is not only a power irre
sistible, but a possession inaliena
ble. ly no misuse or disuse can
it be forfeited.lt is not beauty nor
wit nor goodness ; for the attrac
tion exists independent of all these.
It is simply womanhood. Man
pays deference to woman instinct
ively, involuntarily, not because
she is beautiful, or truthful, or wise,
or foolish, or proper ; but because
she is a woman. He cannot repel
it. If she descends, he will lower
to her level ; if she rises, he will
rise to her hight.
This is the real danger not that
she will drive him from her. She
cannot help being his blessing or
his ban?. She cannot make her
self into a being he will not love.
If she is insipid, ignorant, mascu
line, coarse then he will love in
sipidity, ignorance, masculineness,
coarseness, and be himself deterio
rated. So much the more ought
woman by virtue of this mysteri
ous and inalienable power, to rise
to the height of wise and worthy
exercise. Instead of making it
merely the minister of her own in
dolence and vanity it should be
made to minister to all human
grace and succor. Instead of re
garding it as a reason why she
may dispense with all prudence
and wisdom, it is the reason of all
reasons why she should concen
trate within herself every resource
of prudence and wisdom.
Death of an Aged Man.
The Chico Review has the fol
lowing regarding the death of the
oldest man in the United States :
Died, at the residence of his son,
Harvey Thacker, in Shasta county,
Hiram Thacker, supposed to be.
the oldest man in the United States,
aged about 12S years. He was
born in Buncombe county, North
Carolina, about 17 "?, and served
under Jackson at the battle of
New Orleans. He was .also at the
battle of Tippecanoe, under Harri
son, and also in the Black Hawk
war, in Illinois. He immigrated to
California in the year It 61. He
was son-in-law of Daniel Boon, of
Kentucky. Tranquarry, of this
town, informs us that the above is
substantially correct, as he knows
the family well, and had often con
versed with the old man, who in
formed him that he had lost the
register of his birth, it having been
burned up in his house. His sou
Harvev, in whose house he died, is
an old man nearly seventy years
of age. The old man was fond of
a joke, and could tell some strange
Fire-Pi:oof Dresses. A chem
ist of Vienna, it is reported, has
succeeded in discovering a compo
sition which will make even the
slight material of ballet dancers'
dresses lire-proof. The Prince of
Lichcnstein has given this compo
sition a first trial on the stage in
his own palace in the presence of
a numerous company. The rise pf
the curtain discovered two life-sized
dolls, dressed as ballet girls, to
both of which a light was applied.
One of the dolls was rapidly re
duced to ashes, while the other,
saturated with the protective com
position, escaped with a small hole
burned in the dress. Another trial
will be made of this material, and,
il satisfactory, then the inventor
will receive an order to make the
scenery in the Vienna City Theatre
Barbarism. The Saucelito JL r
Aisays: We are said to be civ
ilized ; but there is a custom among
us which ranks us with the sav
ages. We refer to the clothing of
girls of tender years from infancy
upward, say to ten or eleven years
of age, in cold mornings, a strong
man, with thick pants and boots,
feels rather chill' around his lower
members ; and yet we have little,
tender girls with no other covering
from their knees downward than
thin stockings and shoes. How the
poor creatures get along, the Lord
only knows. V'e havcToften won
dered, but never having been a
girl, we can't tell from experience.
There is a society fi,r the preven
tion of cruelty to animals, but none
for the protection of little girls.
Let us have one, and, for punish
ment,let the mothers be compelled
to attire themselves in as scant ap
parel as their children's.
Piety. Josh Billings knows
' lots of folks who ar pins just be
daus tha wus born so. Tha kan't
tell when tha got religun, and if
tha shuld lose it tha wuldn't know
it." Too true.
Well Named. A Pittsbm-r
paper has a department for ladies' i
headed " The Suppressed." '
JANUARY 5, 1872.
A Beautiful Incident
Bc-- Dr. Adams, in his beauti
ful book of "Thanksgiving Mem
ories," gives us the following in
cident : "In the Cathedral ot 'Lim
erick there hangs a chime of bells,
lieh were cast in Italy by an
Italian, an enthusiast in his trade,
who fixed his home near the mon
astery where they were first hung,
that he might daily enjoy their
sweet and solemn music. In some
political revolution the bells were
taken away to some distant land,
and their maker himself became a
refugee and exile. His wander
ings brought him, after many
years, to Ireland. On a calm and
beautiful evening as the vessel
which bore him floated on the
placid bosom of the Shannon, sud
denly the evening chimes pealed
from the cathedral towers. His
surprised ear caught the sweet
sound, and he knew that his lost
treasures were found His early
home, his old friends, his beloved
native land, all the best associa
tions of his life were in those
sounds. He laid himself back in
the boat, crossed his arms upon his
breast, and listened to the music.
The boat reached the wharf, but
still he lay there, silent and mo
tionless. They spoke to him, but
he did not answer. They went to
him, but his spirit had tied. The
tide of memories that came vibrat
ing through his heart at that well
known chime had snapped its
It was this incident that sug
gested to Moore his song of "The
Evening bells. " As Moore is not
so much read as lie used to be a
quarter of a century ago, we reprint
the lines, as they may not be
familiar to some of our younger
Those evening bells! Those eveningbella'
How many a tale llieir music tells.
Of youth, and home, and that sweet time
When last I heard their soothing chime.
Those joyous hours have passed away,
And many a heart that then was gay.
Within the tomb now darkly dwells.
And hears no more those evening bells!
And thus't shall be when I am gone.
That tuneful peal shall still ring on.
And other bards shall walk these dells.
And sing thy praise, sweet evening bolls!"
Qualities of a Good Collector-
Columbus Index. J
Is on time to a minute when the
debtor says "come to-morrow at
Sits 011 the steps and wails for
his return when he says, "I am just
going to dinner."
Insists on slopping out to make
change when the man "has nothing
less than a twenty."
Will go to an "old stager" every
day for a month with a cheerful
countenance "about that little ac
count." Doesn't mind edging into a
crowd to ask a fellow.
Will take a dollar m part if he
can' get ten in whole, and credit it
with thankful alacrity.
Always suggests a check when
the money is not at hand, as he
can get it cashed to-morrow.
Always has that account "on
top"so the man can make no ex
cuse for putting him off.
Don't mind asking for it imme
diately after being "treated" or
Is never in a hurry, "can wait
till you get through."
Cuts off the retreat of the dodg
er by crossing over to meet him,
or follows him into a store where
he goes to hide.
Can cough or salute when a "hard
case" wants to pass without seeing
In fine, is patient as a post, cheer
ful as a duck, sociable as a flea,
bold as a lion, weather-proof as a
rubber, cunning as a fox, and watch
ful as a sparrow-hawk.
A learned professor has demon
strated before the British Associa
tion that no thickness less than
2,000 to 2,500 miles would enable
the crust of the earth to resist the
tide-generating force of the sun
and " moon. A thinner crust, he
says, would be bulged out by a tide
within the molten mass, like the
tide of the ocean.
In Connecticut lived two broth
ers, one with a family of ten the
other with only his wife. The for
mer asked the latter to spend
thanksgiving with him. and the lat
ter, whose, family consisted of two
persons, invited his brother and
family to spend Fastday with him !
Neat. A paper puts the mat
ter which it wishes to enforce in
the following neat manner: " You
might as well try to shampoon an
elephant with a thimble-full of
soapsuds, as to attempt to do bus
iness without advertising."
Josh Billings says : " I will state
for the information of those who
haven't had a chance to lay in
their vermin wisdom, as freely as I
have, that one single hornet, who
well, will brake ud a whole
Didn't Know It.
Job Higgings was a rare speci
men so rare that he outlived what
would have killed almost any oth
er man. People who had occasion,
ten years ago, to stop in Tarn
worth, N. II., must have heard of
hint. One day Job was at Tam
worth, and he applied to Peter
Hinea for passage on his stage
coach. Peter saw that Job was,
as usual, very drunk, and he was
doubtful about taking him. There
were ladies to ride inside, and of
course he could not go in there ;
but at length, by consent of two
gentlemen who wore to ride upon
the driver's box, Job was allowed
a berth on the upper seat outside.
The stage started, and for a
time all went well. Job was very
unsteady in his seat, and essayed
to sing; but he wobbled, and "his
sense of tune was entirely obfusti
cated. At length came the long
stretch of hill 'in Moultoborough,
going up which Job lost his seat
and fell overboard. Peter hauled
up and got down, and one of the
passengers got down with him.
They found Job upon the sward
by the roadside, trying to get upon
" Tob, are ye much hurt ? "
asked Peter, as they lifted him
from the grass.
"Hurt"? r course not. But
say ole Pete, wha'n thuudcr'd ye
tip over for (hie), eh ? "
" Why, bless your soul, I didn't
tip over," replied Peter.
" Didn't (hie) tip over, eh ? "
" Not a bit of it."
" But (hie) 'e stage inxxfr tipped
" But I tell you it
over," asserted Peter
did not tip
Job shook himself, and tried to
fix his eye on Peter's rotund, ruddy
" Did'nt (hie) tip over? Wal
ef I'1 'a (hie) know'd that I (hie)
wouldn't t got off "
Leavi.yg Home. The genera
tion that is now rising to industri
al pursuits in the rural districts of
the united States, ought to be im
pressed with the idea that they
cannot better their condition by
hastening away from their homes,
and trying their fortunes in a great
town. In nine cases out of ten,
as proved by actual statistics, they
are better off as they are now. In
dependence, knowledge culture,
character, and the good opinion of
others, arc all as easily acquired in
the country as in a great majority
of instances, is wealth, that attain
ment which is prized above all oth
ers. How many who have made
the change have rgrcttod it all
their lives, and their children after
them. There is nothing in our so
cial condition more to bo deplored
than the haste to be rich that has
taken such a hold of the American
people, and now prompts this fond
ness for cities. It has been won
derfully stimulated by a morbid
desire for display, and it can now
be controlled only by moral agen
cies of the most effectual kind.
There are many things more desir
able and more respectable than
The Scolds Vocabulary. The
copiousness of the English lan
guage, perhaps, was never more
apparent than in the following char
acter, by a lady, of her husband:
"He is," she says, "an abhorred,
barbarous, capricious, detestable,
envious, hard-hearted, illiberal, ill
natured, jealous, keen, loathsome,
malevolent, naseous, obstinate,
quarrelsome, vexatious, abomina
ble, bitter, captious, disagreeable,
execrable, grating, fierce, gross,
hasty, malicious, nefarious, obstrep
erous, peevish, restless, savage,
tart, unpleasant, violent, warpish,
worrying, acrimonious, blustering,
careless, discontented, fretful,
growling, hateful, inattentive, ma
lignant, noisy, odious, perverse, rig
id, severe, teasing, unsuitable, bois
terous, angry, choleric, disgusting
ollensive. sneaking, awkward,
boorish, brutal, crabbed, churlish,
outrageous, stupid, sulky, sullen,
treacherous, tyranical, virulent,
g uog in a manger.
Six Nabobs. About the six
wealthiest property owners in the
city of New York are those whose
names are given below. In a tab
ular form we show the gross amount
of the reputed wealth of each, and
the number of years' labor it re
quired to accumulate such vast
XAMKS. AMolXT. YEA US.
Cornelijs YanderbiU . . S2o.000.0 );) CO
Alexander T. Stewart. . 20,ihKUI!H 4)
William 15. Astor 1 G.OOO.OOi) 4 )
William M. Tweed 12.000.0o0 G
Goorire Law o.uOO.n'!') 10
Daniel Drew n.OOo.OUa) 30
Bad, ii' True. A gentleman
" whose scientific attainments have
made his name a household word
in all lands," has been investigat
ing the social evil in Boston, and
finds that a large proportion of the
"soiled doves" trace their fall to
inilueuces which have, met them in
I the public schools of that city.
Tact and Fancy.
Inyo county, Cal., raised a sweet
potato weighing nine jounds.
Some of the most trusted light
house keepers on the Atlantic are
The only way to treat tho
Chinese question is to treat it
Wise sayings often fall tothe
earth, but a kind word is never
The trip round the world can
now be made in eighty days
Y'oung ladies suffering from a
pane in the side may relieve it by
wearing a sash. Q
Seventy-eight women are now
regularly ordained preachers in the O
Compulsory education has been
ordered in Alsace and Lorraine by
the German Government. O
A London letter states that at
least 50,000 Frenchmen will imi- 0
grate to the United States in the
next two years.
The higher you rise, the higher
is your horizon ; so, the more you
know, the more you will see to be
A South Carolina paper disre
spectfully calls its paragraphs of
North Carolina news "tax drops."
The bed and matress on which
President Lincoln died were sold
at auction last week for eihtv
in in m
Paymaster Hodge who is serv
ing a term in the Albany peniten
tiary, it has been ascertained, only
Mrs. Julia Holmes, of Washing
ton, has established a printing
office in Federal block, in which
all the work is done by women.
Precious stones, including the
topaz, amethys, agate, opal, jasper,
chalcedony and garnet, are among
the productions of Wyoming Ter
ritory. The average salary of teachers
in the primary schools in the city
ol Berlin is only &150, and
throughout Prussia but 6200 per
Narrow paths divide farms in
France, Germany and Holland.
Illinois is said to have ten times as
much fence as Germany, and
Duchess county, X. Y., more than
How many of our lady readers
ever dreamed that we send to
Great Britain, annually, fifteen
million dollars in gold for the sin
gle article of spool cotton.
The Sultan of Turkey is said to
have such a passion for billiards
that he frequently rises at two
o'clock in the morning and insists
on finishing some game he has in
A. C. Bid well, an old and well
known resident of Sacramento, o
committed suicide recently at his
residence, while in a fit of tempo
A Plymouth, (England,) paper,
in a recent issue, mentions that tho
prominent candidates for the Pres
idency of the United States, in
1802 arc Horace Grant and U. S.
Chicago within the next three
years wdl want for building pur
poses alone, 800,000 tons of iron.
She Avill need, during the same
time 83,000,000 worth lumber.
The English people desire a sil
ver currency which can be reckon
ed with equal facility in shillings,
dollars and francs.
It is said that the Jewish rabbi
of the great synagogue at Berlin
receives the highest salary yolun
tarily paid to any living preacher.
It is 20,000 a year.
A Bostonian has purchased tho
collection of Egyptian curiosities
formerly in the Crystal Palace,
near London, and they are to re
main, permanently, in Boston.
It is said that Mir. Jarnette, who
has lately been to England to ex
amine as to the true boundaries of
Virginia, is confident that Virginia
owns the whole of the Potomao
The night police force of Augus
ta, Me., has been reduced to two
individuals, on account of the dan
ger of exceeding the annual ap
propriation to pay the expenses of
Much interest is beginning to be o
manifested in the scientific World,
in regard to the transit of Venus, O
which takes place in 1874. Ger
many and Hussia are to unite in
sending out Commissioners to ota
serve the transit.
Success rides on every hour
grapple it and you may win, but
without a grapple it will never go
with you. Work is the weapon
of honor, and he who lacks tha
weapon will never triumph,
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