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Bf3 Work solicited.
AH Binines'i tra:ixietim vpon a Specie basi.
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F. BARCLAY, m. R. C. 6.
l'orraerly Surgeon to the lion, II. 15, Co,
35 Years Expcrlciice.
rEACTICIXG PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
Zlliiin Slreit, Oregon City,
JOHNSON & BlcCOWN
ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELORS AT-LAW,
OREGON CITY, OREGON.
WHX PRACTICE IX ALL THE COURTS
of the State.
'"Special attention given to cases in the
U.S. Land Oi'.ice at Oregon City.
J. M. THOMPSON', C W. FITCII.
Ti3 JKlQQH & FSTCH,
Real Estate Agents,
EUCEH CITY, OREGON,
OFFICE TWO DOORS NORTH OF TIIK 1'OSTOlFICE.
REAL ESTATE HOUOIIT AND SOLD,
LOANS X EC OTI AT ED, AND AB
STRACT OF TITLES FUR XI Ml ED.
JE HAVE A COMPLETE ABSTRACT
VV of Title of all property in Eugene
City, and perfect pi its.. t the same, prepared
with great cure. We will practice in the
li!i'ereut Courts of the Stat-. Special at
tention given to the collection of all claims
that may he placed in our Lauds. Legal
Tenders bought and sold. sepstt
JOHN M. BACON",
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C2I2 J3& SaS 9
STATIONERY, PERFUMERY, Ac, Ac,
Oregon City, Oregon,
At VhnrmaihSr Il'irn-r' old ittind, lately oc
cupied by Acki i iiin, Mait, street.
BOOKS AND STATIONERY
IN MYERS' FIRE-PROOF BRICK,
MUX STIIBET, ORKGOS C1TT, OREGON.
DR. J. WELCH,
OFFICE In Odd Fellows Ten pie, cor
of First and Alder Streets, Portland.
The patronag of those desiring superior
oper itioas is in special request. Xitrousox
idj for the painless extraction of teeth.
;fAi ti;icial teeth '-better than the best,'
tin 1 'i rht rp fs the cheipett.
Will be in Oregon City on Saturdays,
"7 It- WATKINS, M. D.,
SURfJKOX. Poutuxo, OuKum.
OFFIfKOU Fellows' Temple, corner
Kir-stand ller streets Residence corner of
Main and Seventh streets.
W. F. HICxHFIELD
EsUhlished since IS 10, at the old stand,
J-" Street, Oregon, City, Oregon.
Aa Assortment of Watches, Jew
elry, and Seth Thomas' weijht
Clocks, all of which are warranted
to be a represented.
Repainnrrs done on short notice.
4rlirul thankful for past favors.
Oil EG OX CITY.
J3 All orders for the delivery of merchan
dise or paokazes and freight of whatever de
criptioa, to any part of the fit y, wilibeexe
oi.el promptly and with care.
jew YORK iiotp:l,
f Dutfehes GafthauiO
No. 17 Front Street, opposite the Mail steam
s'np landing, Portland. Oregon.
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The Lord's Prajxr.
The following acrostical paraphrase of
me .Lord s Prayer was written, upwards o!
a half century ago by Thomas Sturtevant
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thi T"iiiit r..r...,, i
vi.titra iinuiitry, wueii a Tinson-
er of war ia the Province of Upper Car:-
Our Lord ami King, who sits enlLroned
on high !
Father of Light! mysterious Deity!
who ait ttie great I Am the last : the
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Art righeous. holy, morcifnl and j.i?.
In realms of glory, scent's w here angels
Heaven the dwelling place of God our
Hallowed thy name, which doth all names
Be Thou adrred, our great, Almighty
Th' glory shines beyond Creation's space.
X'iim in the Book of Justice and of CJrace.
lhy kingdom towers beyond the starry
Kingdoms eatanic fal!, bufc Thine thall
Come, wi;h thine empire. O thou Holv
Thy great and everlasting will be done!
Will Cod make kiiowu hiy will, his power
Be it the work of mortals to obey;
Done in the great, the wondrous work of
Ou Calvary's Cross be died, but reigns
Earth bea:s the record in thy Holy World.
As Heaven adoies thy name, let Earth. O
It shines transcendent in the eternal skies:
Is praised in Heaven, for mau the Savior
In songs immortal land his name !
Heaven shouts with joy, and saints his
Cive us. ( Lord, our food, nor cease to
Ls that, food ia which our souls must
Onr needy souls supply from day to day,
Duih- assist and aid us when we pray.
J 3 rend though we ask, yet, Lord, thy bless
And make us grateful when thy gifts de
scend. Forgive our .sins, which in destruction
Us the vil children of a rebel race.
Onr follies, laulis and trespasses torgive
Debts whicii we new can pay. uor thou !
As we. ) Lord, our neighbors' faults o'er-
We beg thou wouldst blot ours from mem
Forgive oar enemies ; extend thy grace
Our souls to save e'en Adam's cuiltv
Debtors to Thee in gratitude and love,
And in that duty paid hy saints -above.
Lead us from sin, and i:i thy mercy raire
Lfs from the tempter' and his hellish ways.
Not in our own, but in h':s name w ho bled,
Into tuine ear we pour our every need.
Temptation's fatal charms help us to shun.
Cut may 'we conquer through lhy conquer
ing Son !
Deliver us from all which can annoy
Us in this world and may our souls de
stroy; From all calamities which' men betide,
Evil ;nd death. O turn our feet aside,
For we are mortal worms aud cleave to
Thine lis to rule and mortals to obey.
Is not mercy. Lord, forever live?
The whole Creation knows no God but
Kingdom aud empire in thy presence fall,
The Eternal reigns ihe King o( all.
Tower is with Thee to Thee be glory
And be thy Name adore by Earth and
The praise of saints and angels is thine
Glory to Thee, the Everlasting One.
Forever be thy glorious name adored.
Amen! Ilosanuah! Blessed be the Lord!
To 1)0 a ool li ousel-cooper re
quires education anl practice; but
if a woman's heart is in the work
she will soon learn, it necessity
places the duty before her.
The help of a good, careful, pru
dent housekeeper, enables a man
to advance his business prospects
more than anything else a woman
The superficial accomplishments
of a boarding school 31iss are noth
ing compared to a practical educa
tion in all that pertains to making
It is very imposing to witness
the majestic sweep of yards upon
yards of expensive silk flounces and
and laces into a parlor, but it re
quires a large income to support so
It is deliijjhifid to talk with a
young lady who knows French aud
all the latest novels, and to have a
divine creature dispense her best
skirmishes of flirting with her eyes,
smiles and fan but there oft is 'but
little heart or sincerity in such
practical charms, A girl who lias
only a common school education
and the accomplishments, taught
her by a loving mother, of cooking
and all other domestic duties, wifl
be more likely to make a good
Slie may not have the most pol
ished address, she mav not be able
to entangle with battalions of arts
and wiles with which a petted fash
ionable belle surrounds aud cap
tures beans, but she will prize the
love of an honest heart more, and
in truth and sincerity devote her
life to requiting the love and kind
ness given her.
I'oultorets say that chickens
wili be very "poor"' this spring.
They attribute it to the backward
ness of the season ; but it is natu
ral that the little birds should al
ways be poor, since, from the force
of gravitation, their parents never
can lay anything up fur them.
OREGON CITY, OREGON, FRIDAY, MAY 3, 1872.
The Effect of the New Apportionment.
From the Washington Futiiot
There appears to be some misap
prehension in the public mind, in
regard to the effect of the recent
apportionment for tiie House of
Representatives niton the Presiden
tial election. That is to sav,
whether the electoral college will
be constituted on the basis of the
existing representation or the new
distribution. Apportionments are
made every twenty yearn, und the
electoral college is graduated by
them, because the elections for the
new Congress and the Presidency
take place at the same time. The
act of February 2d fixes the ag
gregate number of the House of
Representatives at 2S3 members.
Iy adding 74 for the Senatorial
representation of 37 States, the
next electoral college will necessar
ily consist of o.j7 members.
In the present confusion of par
ties it is diiiicult to estimate, with
any degree of accuracy, the proba
ble result of the Presidential elec
tion in several States, which are
now closely balanced, and the com
plexion of which may be deter
mined by causes which have yet
to assume definite shape. Hut
there are certain data, which may
be accepted as furnishing a general
basis of calculation, aud are not
seriously disputed by either the
Republican or Democratic side, to
which they apply at this time ex
clusively. Let us look at these
figures camly, and with no disposi
tion to deceive ourselves or to mis
lead the public. They form an in
teresting study :
Total F.h-orora! College 3".7
.ii:t.uT to i) ehoio ot rresident 1711
Democratic 1 l'rmb".iia-i J Doul.tiul
Xt v York.. 3 1 'faine ! X. llanirwhire 4
Xew Jersey 9 Vermont -! 'oiinoetifiit... (
I e!awue... Z .I .i-. -..-!.'.: u-et ts. H ' I i viva ilia. 2S
Man-L.nl.. 8 Klio-hi IsUu-1. -i;Mi.-s.i-e i.i.... 8
Virginia 11 S. I'aioliua.... i ! n I i.inu. . .
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X. ':.r. .li iii i 10 Ohio 221 JHiiiols....
Oeorv.ia.. . .11 .lieh!-";ui 11, kausos.,
A iiii.ama . .. Iowa il
Louisiana .. 7 ; Wis. r.nsiii . . . .pi
Kentucky. .12 Oiilifoi-jiia.
Tennessee. . 1 1 ' Miim.ot a
Missouri. ...li Xevvuiu.. ..
1 iori'Li .... -i
Tcxa ; S.
VV. Virina. 5
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Upon this basis and a distinct
issue between the two parties as
they now stand, the Democrats
would require eleven votes to elect
their candidates aud the Republi
cans seventy-six, to be obtained
from among the f.even States
which are assigned for argument,
and illustration' to the "doubtful"
category. Hence, they become of
much importance, and must be ex
amined with care, in order to
roach aii)r prudent conclusion. The
powerful influences of men and
money, which the Administration
was able to throw into Xew
Hampshire and Connecticut recent
ly, could not be employed in a
Presidential contest, when the elec
tions in all States occur on the same
day. With the people free to vote
independent of this intrusion, there
is hardly any doubt that both
these States would go Democratic.
The Pepubliean defection in Penn
sylvania is large and growing, and
the expose of the atrocious frauds
in Philadelphia, which are demon
strated by the admision of Col.
McClure to the seat in thc'Senatc
from which he was excluded by
corrupting the ballot-box and "re
peating," will only tend to ir.t.on
sifv the fetid between the White
ami Red Roses ol'Curtin and Cam
eron. Superadded to this fact is
the Labor Hcl'orm movement, now
organizing all over the State, ami
likely to "detach at least 20,000
working-men from the Radical side.
.Mississippi will probably be decid
ed by the events of the next two
mouths. About Indiana there is
no real apprehension among Dem
ocrats, and, in a certain contingen
cy, it will be surely carried by
10,000 majority. Illinois is serious
ly affected by the revolt against
Grant, which extends among class
es that cannot be reached b- pow
er. The laud robberies in Kansas
and the bribery used to elect the
present Senators have combined
with a -general discontent to theat
en a complete revolution in that
It is thus seen that, the vote of
Indiana alone, which is almost
certian, would be more than suffi
cient to give the Democrats a clear
majority in the electoral college.
With Pennsylvania, assurance
would be made doubly sure. Xow,
if the elements of opposition,
which sympathise in principle, and
seek to attain the same practical
results, should harmonize cordially,
then every one of these so-called
doubtful States could not onlv be
carried largely, but several others
would as inevitably be dcta.-hed
from the Grant column. These
elements are now separated by
names only, and not tilings. There '
is no reason why they should not !
come together, and stand upon the j
common ground of lieform, which J
they all alike desire to achieve.and !
which each separately professes as j
a cardinal principle. Like great I
divisions of one army, led y diiler
ent commanders, they have the
same enemy to confront, and aim
at a common victory. The moral
spectacle of such a union, ignoring
past records aud burying old
griefs, would of itself give an im
pulsion to the contest worth tens
ot thousands of votes.
A great triumph- is thus clearlv
within reach of a united Opposition.
Let this signal of ..concert once be
given, and the country would rise
up with an enthusiasm, which
would sweep over it like a prairie
fire, and recall the scenes of 1840.
Neither narrow praiisanship, nor
personal ambition, nor designing
intrigue, will be allowed to inter
pose obstacles to the success of this
patriotic purpose. Whoever ventur
es to stand in the way of its march or
to turn it from a triumphal course
to serve mere peisonal ambition,
will be crushed and left by the
wuvsido, and execrated as a warn
ing to selfish schemers. Union is
the watchword, and union means
The .'.lorals of Odd fellowship.
They are of the highest order.
As a fraternity it requires strict
morality of its members. Thev
are 10 be upright in their dealings
with each other ana with every
body else. This fact is told in the
strict administration of discipline
in every well regulated Lodge.
And that discipline is administered
and thereby a hoaiihy state of
morals secured and preserved as is
told in the number of suspensions
and expulsions as reported at the
various sessions of our Grand
It is our duty and we claim the
privilege ot watching over each
other's conduct not only in the
Lodge room but in "their inter
course with the world at large"
and if a Rrother is unfortunately
so far led away from the paths of
right and the principles of the
Order, as to indulge in any viola
tions of his obligations such as
cheating, lying, stealing, profanity
or indulging ia the use habitually
of intoxicating liquors, then hehas
forfeited his light to a place in the
deep feelings of Ib-other. He
has blotted a line upon "the page of
the history of Odd Fellowship. Il'
he is habitual in the use of these
or any other immoralities practiced
by the vicious and immoral he is
not a good Odd Fellow for the
first lesson that is inculcated is
that we war against vice in all its
forms. Friendship towards many
prompts the contest, the gentle in
fluence of love supply tin? weapons, j
truth , consecrates the effort aud
leads to an easy victory. And if
a reformation cannot be clieeted
he must atone to the offended law.
The good Odd Fellow shrinks all
these vices and endeavors to prac
tice upon our principles and be a
moral beacon in the world a true
worker in the cause of God and
humanity. Allow me to enlarge a
little. Suppose a number of any
Lodge be 'immoral habitually so
what is it to the world but a" blot
on our fair name. The observing
world is not ignorant of our prin
ciple and objects and indeed of
our practical workings as an Order
because our principles are an
nounced, our objects are proclaim
ed aud much of our practical
workings are seen and admired.
We knew them before we were a
member of the order and it was a
knowledge of these things that led
us to a favorable opinion of the
Order and' led us to ask to be ad
mitted. The present membership
of the Order was not coaxed or
over persuaded by ardent votaries
of Odd Fello wship but having con
ceived that favorable opinion from
reading and observation sought
admission and gained it. As an
immoral member would be an in
fection up.n our escutheeon a stain
on our history that would be hard
to obliterate, such a one is a stum
bling block in the way of those
who wotdd otherwise seek a home
with us and it and refresh him
self under the covering of our
The Legislature of Illinois has
passed an act granting to all per
sons "freedom in the selection of
an occupation, profession, or em
ployment," and intended chiefly to
c nfer upon the fair sex the ines
timable right of holding ofiice and
practising law, the only pursuits
from which females have been
hitherto debarred. Henceforth
woman's power to please the com
mon shall be manifested in the
Common Pleas. However reluct
ant to keep her own peace, she
may judicially bind others to keep
the peace; instead of her "attach
ments" being unrequited they will i
be legal summons to suitors to ,;
court. Her social position will be j
correspondingly elevated, for she
will become familiar with "counts'
and have numerous "retainers" in
"livery of seisin" and all of as- j
Mr. Kerr, in his groat speech on
the tarifl gave some figures to il
lustrate the "Natural Protection"
extended to American maufactures
that must have caused a sinking
of soul to the selfish advocates of
artificial protection. A ton of
Scotch pig iron, costing -S20.S0 in
Glasglow, cannot be laid down in
New York or other seaboard city
for less than ;uf7, and if ship
ped to Indiana, to compete with the
pig to be made in the famous block
coal regions of that "State, would
cost s-.5o.45. Thus the "Natural
Protection" of American pig iron
amoutns to $15.77 at the seaboard,
and 20.05 on the prairies, equiva
lent to 75 per cent, and 144 per
cent, for the ... respective cases. A
ton of Welsh railroad iron, cost
ing s:J7 in Card ill cannot be laid
down in New York for less than
SS4.10. In this case the Natural
Protection wotdd be for the respect
ive localities -s:30.;H,$17.1G, and the
percentage 82 and 220 per cent.
As the difference in the cost of
American iron and Pritish iron is
not oven claimed to be other than
the difference in the cost of labor,
for which "protection" is alone de
manded, and as the total labor
employed in making pig iron is
less than ten per cent, of the whole
cost, and of railroad iron less than
30 per cent., a natural pioteetion
ranging from 75 to 225 per cent,
should certainly seem to cover all
possible demands in the case, no
matter how cxhorbitant they may
be. I low different is the case of
the farmer from that of the inan
faeturer! Our agriculturalists are
41 per cent.of the whole popu
lation; they do not receive, nor do
they ask, any form of artificial pro
tection; and at the same time their
productions were farced to com
pete in the markets of Europe with
the products of "pauper labor"
there, tinder all the disadvantages
of a distant market, a disordered
home currency,exhorbitant freights
ami enhanced cost of production.
i et, even while thus struggling,
the monopolists and manufactur
ers demand to be allowed to sad
dle upon their shoulders the addi
tional enormous burdens of a tar
iff such as the woild never saw be
fore, and, as an equivalent for this
sort of taxation, oiler to give them
a "free breaktast-table!" "
Doctor Iineiaon (iifts,
It may surprise the gentlemen
with imperial and imperious in
stincts at present at the head of
our affairs, to learn that there have
been dictators who disdained the
indirect advantages of position, so
i.ir at least as personal emoluments
are concerned. There was Doctor
Francia, supreme ruler of Para
guay, and as indubitable a dictator
as ever ret constitutions at naught,
and patronized monopolies ; yet
this Francia lived poor, and sternly
forbade his relations to pension J
themselves, their men-servants and
maid-servants, their oxen and asses,
upon the State. A traveller, de
parting from Paraguay, left be
liiiid him a print of Napoleon,
whom Francia greatly admired,
and ivhose portrait he had long
wanted to have. Francia sent an
express after the man, demanding
to know the picture's price. An
swer was returned that the travel
ler did not deal in such ware ; and
could not sell pi hits; the thing
was worth nothing to him, unless
his Excellency needed it ; would
his Excellency be kind enough to
accept the tritle ? Post-haste the
express went after the man, taking
the picture. His Excellency would
have none of it,ouanr such terms.
On another occasion, his Excel
lencv's sister, the sole housekeeper
he had, chanced to employ one of
his grenadiers, one of the public
Government's servants, to do some
trilling errand of her own. Francia
incontinently dismissed her, banish
ed her from his house, would have
no more to do with her at all, be
cause in his strict eyc5, this was an
example of malversation, which,
unrehuked, would open the door
to those very peculations, incompe
tencies, ami divarications of the
public service which he thought it
his chief mission to repress, and
JiJ repress, altogether. There are
times when examples are pregnant
and this is one of these times. If
we must have a dictator, let us
seek for one like Francia. K.r,
Going to Emi-jkati:. Stephen
S. Foster says he "has registered
a vow" that he will pay no taxes
to the United States until "Woman
SulVrag? is conceded. This indi
cates that lie is going to some oth
er country to reside; for if he eats,
drinks, wears clothing, or rides on
rail, stage or wheelbarrow, in this
country, he will be taxed.
A jilted Arkansas lover being
much "cut up" by his reject iorf,
literally cut out his successful rival
with a broad-axe last week, and
then went and axed the lady again.
The Soaped Horn,
Our readers may remember the
story of the "soaping" of the sig
nal horn. The story runs, that
when a certain revivalist celebrity
took up the horn to summon the
worshipers to services, after din
ner, one day, lie blew a strong
blast of soft soap all over the as
tonished brethren. It is also said
by the chronicler of this "item"
that the brother was so wroth at
this joke, that he cried out, aloud :
"Brethren, I have passed through
many trials and tribulations, but
nothing like this. I have served
in tin; ministry for thirty years,
and in that time never.uttered a
profane word; but I'll cursed if
I can't whip the man that soaped
Well, this is a strong story; but
we have from reliable authority,
something a little stronger, in the
sequel to the same story. This is
given to us as follows:
Some two days after the horn
soaping, a tall, swarthy villainous
looking desperado strolled on the
grounds, and leaned against a tree
listening to the eloquent exhorta
tion to repent which was made by
the preacher. After a while he be
came interested, finally affected,
and then taking a position on the
anxious seat, commenced groaning
"in the very bitterness of hu sor
row." The clergyman walked
down and endeavored to console
him. No consolation he was to
great a sinner, be said. Oh, no;
there is pardon for the vilest. No;
he was too wicked, there was no
mercy for him.
"Why, what great crime have
you committed?" said the preach
er; "have you stolen?"
"Oh! worse than that !"
"What! have vou bv violence
robbed female innocence of its vir
tue?" "Worse than that oh, worse
"Murder, is it?" gasped the
"Worse than that!" groaned the
The excited preacher commenc
ed "peeling off" his outer garments.
"Here, 'Brother Cole!" shouted
he; "hold mv coat I've found the
fellow that soaped that horn!"
Educating girls for household
duties ought to be considered as
necessary as instruction in reading,
writing, and arithmetic, and quite
as universal. "We are in our house
hold surroundings which affect
most largely the happiness or mis
ery of domestic life. If the wife
knows how to keep house," if she
understand how to"set a table," if
she learned how things ought to be
cooked, how beds should be made,
how carpets should be swept, how
furniture should be dusted, how
the clothes should be repaired, and
turned, and altered, and renovated;
if she knows how purchases can be
made to the best advantage, and
understands the laying in of pro
visions, how to make them go fur
thest and last longest; if she ap
preciates the importance of system,
order, tidiness, and the quiet man
agement of children and servants,
then she knows how to make a lit
tle heaven of home how to win
her children from the street; how
to keep her husband from the club
house, the gaming-table and the
wine-cup. Such a family will be
trained to social respectability, to
business success, and to efficacy
and usefulness in whatever posi
tion may be alloted to them.
It may be safe to say that not
one girl in ten in our large towns
and cities enters into married life
who has learned to bake a loaf of
bread, to purchase a roast, to dust
a painting to sweep a carpet, or
to cut and lit her own dress.
How much the perfect knowledge
of these things bears upon the
thrift, the comfort and health of
families, mav be conjectured, but
not calculated by figures. It would
be an immeasurable advantage to
make a beginning by attaching a
kitchen to every girl's school in
the nation, and have lessons given
daily in the preparation of all the
ordinary articles of food and drink
for the table; and how to purchase
them in the market to the best ad
vantage, with the result of a large
saving of money, an increase of
comfort, and higher health in every
family in tho land. IlaWs Jour
nal. DrsousTrax A New Yorker
wrote to Gen. Spinner, asking for
his autograph and a "sentiment,"
whereupon tho veteran Treasurer
wrote in reply: " You ask for my
autograph aud sentiment. 3Iy
sentiment is this: When a gentle
man writes another on his own
business he should enclose a post
Safe. Alluding to the danger
of catching the small-pox noia
handling greenbacks, a rural editor j
remarket hat he is safe enough. j
Fact and Fancy.
An air of importance One?g
Siam is becoming civilized, and.
its king lias learned - to wear shirts
and swear. :
A Wisconsin editor speaks of a
wind which "just sat on its hind
legs and howled," ,
A Avestern paper talks about a
certain occasion as one of calm,
unimpassioned profanity I
Buenos Ay res monkeys suffer
from the genuine yellow iever, and
Darwinists are delighted.
A cctemporary says of a prorai
nent General that "his sword was
never drawn but once, and then ia
a raffle." '
The Scandinavian settlers in Illi
nois fully approve the new liquor
law. They don't take Swedeuiu'ia
A Southern editor oracularly af
firms that the ladies of that lati'
tude have done nothing to deserve
the imputation of indolence.
A belle of Richmond, Va., im
ports her stockings from Paris at
S42 a pair, and crowds flock to seo
them whenever she goes Avalkinsr.
A brain-working gentlemen re
siding at a comer of the great
thoroughfare complains that his
bread is jepardized by the roll of
Ritualism a folly of the fashion
able few ? Oh, dear ! no. On the
contrary, the Ritualists are doing
all in their power to adapt their
services to the masses.
Another organ of Avoman's
rights has been established in Chi-O
cago, under the title of the JJaU
aice ; perhaps to indicate that
where there's a will there's wcih.
An incongruous person says
that he considers the glass cabs, or
"crystals," legitimate" objects foe
the attention of Mr. Bergh,. since
they inflict so much pane on, the
horses. . u
Women are still to be debarred
from studying medicine in tho G
German universities, the Cultus 0
Minister decided that there is no
ilwnaiul lor lady i3octnr, .fiiul 1 hilt-
female physic would be a mere
drug in the market.
General Brownlow (ominous
name) telegraphs from India to
the "paternal"- British government
that twenty villages have been de
stroyed by him, and all the South
ern llowlongs subjugated. "How
long, oh, Lord, Howlong?
Yalensian law student named
Newton has had the temerity'to
accept Mrs. Beecher Hookers' chal
lenge to a public debate on wo
man's rights. He doesn't yet
know that Newton's laws are
quite inapplicable to femiuino
A new religious sect lias sprung
up in Virginia under the title of
"Soul Sleepers." Saint (Susan B.)
Anthony will probably be canon
ized as their great gun, since her
famous 'pistle against double beds
clearly defines her position as a
Newly-devised nosebags for tho
accommodation of work-horses
when at lunch have small air-holes
in them covered with Avire netting.
This plan, according to a mad
wag who jests even in his sleep,
was devised with a view to im
proving the breathe of horses.
Two men having arranged to
fight a duel in Rhode Island, the
Governor issued a proclamation
forbidding it, whereupon one of
the parties sent him a note saying
that one of them Avould stand in
Connecticut and the other in Mass
achusetts, and shoot over his mis
erable little State, o
A Vermont belle recently died
from taking arsenic. It Avasn't
disappointment in love, but disap
pointment in complexion that
caused the deed, Avhich was done
Avithout suicidal intent, She might
have learned from Shakespeare
that she would have come to tho
same complexion in time without
A Kentucky paper gives an ac
count ot a $3,000 hog-pen built by
a woman-farmer in Scott county.
It states that it is painted and
grained, furnished with hot and
'cold water, heated with steam, and
lighted with gas. The troughs
mahogany, inlaid with ivory.
Plans" of" the pen have been for
warded to Greeley, and receive hia
Its Cause. In Sweden the de
crease of drunkenness during tho
last six years is one of the most re
markable features in the great im
provement of the general moral
and social bearing and character of
the people. This improvement is
attributed in large measure. to tho
substitution of Friday for Saturday
a3 pay day.