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About The Oregon register. (Lafayette, Yamhill County, Or.) 18??-1889 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 21, 1888)
Th. W.w Rell.lon order fjt.Lll.h.d by
m «ml , Mot.hodls‘nu“»ar«tobeanoveltyin
SKATING ON SNOW. • ■
th. ExhilersUng Pullin. Eajuyed by th.
Fair Utrla uf Norway.
A correspondent gives the following
account of ^delightful sport which - the
General two,. inhabitants of Norway eujOy during the
? Win eT’^r‘uCjfouloon“deration«f‘he
month of March, usually so sloppy and
y theoo“n*tt*e on mission», . ilisagretAl^ibiiore: “Tfiere is plenty of
Dr- J M- »now inyaSorjvay. There always has
U m , H Thoburn, to whom it wA suggest«! by been, and this winter it seemB as if the
Bnow is lingering around only to please
Th? ’h° utr°hgly
the young ladies, who are bound to
whi 1. ,
oommittee reported have Borne fun out of it. You can see
. which a™raNy’“dt^ Conference inserted them now in thoir most convenient and
th,e dl8C1PUn8 ot the church a section becoming dark -dresses made for the
them. They are to be called occasion,■ marching bravely up hill ou
»«>• deaconesses, and they will be very simi- their large wooden skates (ski) or
la? to tho
nuns p that
Ramon ft-♦ k,, 14.. graeeftdiy sHdingfRtefail- visions down
stoep^jiills, and sometimes disappearing
a mhl. ^nwsoftife Service or of celibady. in the deep snow, presently to emerge
Everf annual conference In which these again looking like snow fairies. These
11 « nt delu:onea8es are established will ■ftiv'e u wooden skates are peculiar to Norway.
a » fb°ard Of nine “embers to control this They are about two yards long, ending
trv i? ui4/ Worlc- N°thing more definite in front in a curved point. The middle
.->» 1 li'n
was done by the conference, is provided with a strong leather strap,
fh.n.L but Dli Thoburn tells your correspond- closely fitting the foot, and the Whole
L 1 out that the Methodist nuns'will be skate is just wide enough for the foot
vory likely to wear distinctive costumes, to rest ujxm.
" a.' and live in houses by themselyes. They
Struggling to the top of tho hills on
will minister to the poor-and the sick, these skates is a very difficult matter,
care for orphans and do other work of and would prove utmost too much foi
i- tT n u,larity. They will be required to serve the little foot were it not for tho assist
1 ,n- a probation of continual service for two ance which their escorts are only.too
K>'fSth yoars befor® beine made deaconesses, glad to render. It is exceedingly fas
,nt and they will have to be at least twentv- cinating to sue hundreds and hundreds
imve five yonr8 of
lt liaa lon
of young men and girls on a beautyul
fmore a hobby 0|
Dr 1ax o,
moonlight evening, walking on these
¡>apen tbe Trinity, Episcopalian Church, to long skates among tho dark and mighty
s most imve guch dutioa performed by Mifuial. fir and pine trees, or in the. long ranks,
,nb-|C ordera ol woinen, and he succeeded, hand in hand, plunging down from ths
several years ago, in forming an organ- top of a hill, singing ar.d laughing so
ization of Episcopalian nuns, but they thnt the cold, transparent air is ringing
'H'1'-«1- have not been formally Indorsed by the with joy. And then after some happy
nd I“- denomination, and so the Methodists arc hours spent away from the city, march
e seen lbe fir8t Protestant church in America ing home, swinging_ their- burning
-< oim (o attempt the recruiting and uniform- torches, which twinkle aim sparkle
senrli ing of religious sisters. Dr. Thoburn against' the clear blue sky, when the
' w la- says tho first of these deaconesses will moon now and then peeps down among
th”^' b° very
10 be 86611 hfi QJMcago
looking ^pale. beside the
th the where there is already an informai^u.- dark red light of the torches. The
!”,c’ gtinization of a somewhat similar char- iolemn pine forest around them light-
man i acter; but he believes that in all the largo ms up as they pass, while the pure
u 6X' cities, within a year, there will be es- white snow sparkles like’ diamonds,
’.es in tablished probationary classes. As'two ind turns into a ruddy hue from the
’ ar'' years’ service will be required before sparks that shoWer down like a rain of
bio to any woman may become a deaconess, ire.
Y a,e there must ensue that amount ot delay,
In spite of (he fact that the tempor-
o can but the work and costuming of the de-’ IMuro ■.
is > jusTabov zerOi j ftra Buro a]]
etch- Votees may begin at once.
these young Norwegian girls, if thoy
“And what costumes will the deaco-- had the slightest acquaintance with
>le of ^ses wear?” was asked of nearly every American slang, would exclaim when
I”111' member of the committee'responsible coming home on one of those evenings:
,' for their creation.
•‘It was just too lovely for any thing;"
No dbfinite answer could be obtained. but as they do not use slang in Nor
,'yay' Jbdeed, the reverend gentlemen did not way, they would simply say: “Noth
I11’1' seem to have considered .that question ing is like a Norwegian winter.”— N.
particularly, although it will be quick F. Tribune.
unit.' h> come to the front when the order bo-
sanu- come8 loaiiy existent. Naturally, a
THE PAPAL EXCHEQUER.
thcr1- ,()ber garb will be chosen, ' but how
IIow the Papacy Is Provided With Funds
1 m. 6 nearly it will approach the disfigurement
for Various Purposes.
: 1 ln‘ deemed essential ip the Catholic church,
The annual expenses of the Papacy
ce. i'* na a destructive agency of feminine are said to amount to about 7,WX),IW
'fubli- pride, remains to bo seen.— N. K Cor. francs. Thetiurden is substantially
-gen- y •ittsburgh Dispqtch.
net by tho Fetor’s penny, which waa
iriginally an English idea. But in
__ BRIDGING THE TUNNEL.
1861, after the twenty provinces oF the
A French Engineering Scheme of Stupend Papal States had boon reduoed to five,
:he liter’s Penny was quickened into
Tho Paris Temps, which thinks that low life in Belgium. The first incite
though England objects to underground ment to the generous endowment of
visitors, she will not be afraid of arriv the Papacy by the freo-will offerings <Jf
als by viaduct. Bays: “The scheme of '.he faithful, rich and poor, was given
constructing a bridge over the English '>y the diocese of Ghent.- It’s example
C'h:tnnel has just been completed. It was quickly followed in other lands.
has been worked out by the Creusot en Until the year 1870 the average yearly
gineers and M. Hersent, ex-presiddht ■esultof tho Peter's Penny was 7,117,000
of the Society of Civil Engineers. The rancs. Since that date it has consti
progress of metallurgy makes tho con- tuted the sole income of the Pope, and
itruction possible of an immense bridge, n no single year has it been lower th an
fifty kilometers long, with a platform >,060,000 francs. During the jubilee
it the height of fifty meters above the year the Bishops of Latin Christendom
sea at full tide, and supported by piles have handed in to the Pope the extra-
vt a distance of five hundred meters. >rdinary sum of 82,500,000 francs. The
The Forth bridge which is being com- jubilee mass of Leo XIII brought nearly
olcted in Scotland, and under which the 1,000,000 francs. The Papal treasury
largest vessels can pass, is an advance Is consequently in a good condition.
»wards a more important structure. Hie “fiVork for the Extension of the
The height allowed for the bridge over Faith,” founded at Lyons in 1822, pro-
.he channel would allow large Bteamers . ides the Papacy*with a fund for mls-
ind sailing vessels to pass freely. It ilons; it has contributed from 1822 to
would support four railway lines, be- 1887 no less a sum than 220,000,000
ddea a road for carriages and footpaths. francs. Its contribution for the last
This will be satisfactory for those who twelve months amounted to 6,648,000
iread sea-sickness. The only trouble francs, of which Germany contributed
oft them will be that of choosing inly 4|)0,000 francsj hnd Austria only
•,holr mode of locomotion—whether by »¿00 francs, as tho reporter observes
railway carriage, omnibus,cab or veloc- with regret.—Brussels Courier.
pede. Plaoes of ' refuge, watch houses
ind alarm-bells will be placed on each
Paralyzed by bright
vile, with a powerful light The au-
Colonel W. R. Smedberg was first
hors of the gigantic scheme believe
that this foundation may be constructed under fire at Gaines’ Hills, and served
ly means of compressed air diving- ■intil he lost his log at the Wilder-
>ells, the depth of. the strait between uess. lie never went into a battle with
Calais and jjover not being, on an aver- out feeling a sense of fear.
“Did you ever see a man completely
ige, mòre than twenty-five to thirty-nine
■neters. and in »few places exceeding laralyzed by fright?”
“Yes; I knew à young man who was
fifty meters. The bridge will cost 800.-
100,000 francs, Ito metallic weight will io terror-stiicjten that he could do noth
imount to 2,000,000 tons, and it ing but cry. I knew an officer of the
night be constructed in six years. The regular army who multi not stand the
jcheme will shortly be submitted for ordeal of a battle, and I call him a
sxamination to an International techni- brave man for this reason. In the first
ml committee. fiVhen this examination battle he did not behave as a good sol
ias boon completed the Channel Bridge dier. He was dismissed from the ser
Society will apply for a concession to vice, but made up hie mind that he
he French and British Governments, would conquer his fear and redeem him
Irani which it will ask for no subsidy. Un- self from the stigma of cowardice. He
ier these conditions the concession was given a chanco to enter the service
night be easily granted and the works again with the rank Of Lieutenant, al
mmediately begun. In a few years the though he had hold »Captains commis
sion at the time of going into the battle
:ommerce of the two nations would
»enefit from the simplification intro- first In the second engagement he
nerved himself to tho task of going tn,
luced into their relations by the execu
but the strain was too heavy for him,
tion of a work which might be consid
ered as one of the most important of ind he broke down again in the pree-
sneo of his fellow-ofllcera. After this
he century ”
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he retired from the service, confessing
SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY.
that he could not stanOre. He was a
—It is said that some clothespin box brave man because he tried in theWacc
packers can pack 72,000 a day. They of death a second time to overcome his
are paid one oent for packing a box weakness."- Chicajo Newt. 1
of four gross. At this rate they make
five dollars a day.
—Iron is a constituent of most solids
and is found in food crops. Oats, bar
ley and rica contain much more iron
than wheat. oorn or beans. Near y
four per cent of the ash of the oat
—It is the struggle xnd notthe attain
ment that measures character.
—Teacher A Hans, name three beasts
of prey. Hans —Two lions and a tger.
—Never bur any th ug you don't
need because it's (heap. This includes
The easiest and best way to expand
the chest is to have a good large heart
in it. It saves the cost of gymnhstm*.—
T ub Loo C abins < t
Ameri- a have been birth-
4>laces of some of the
grandest men. LincWn.
Grant, Sheridan, first
saw the light of. day
through the chinks of a
also originated in a Log Cabin and stands
pre-eminent among the bl -od purifiers of
to-day as Warner’s "Tippecanoe” does as
a stotuach tonic.
î O r .SPINNEY
Bent whalebone can be restored and used
ftRuin by simply soaking in water a few hours,
then drj ing them.
lias figured prominently in
for the past 20 years, and bia
The discovery by the inhabitants of a locality
hitherto unvisited by the pestilent scourge of
fever and ague, that it exists in their very
midst, is decidedly startling. Such discoverie^
are made at every season, in every part of thk
Union. Subsequently, when it is ascerUilNi t"
as it invariably is at such times, through the
valuable experience of some one who has been
benefited and cured, that Hostetter’^ Stomach
Bittdrs is a thoroughly efficacious eradi -ator
of tne malarial poison, and a means of fortify
ing the. system against it, a feeling of more
security and tranquility reigns throughout the
whole neighborhood. ^Besides the febrile lorins
of malarial disease, dumb ague and ague cake
are removed by the potent action of the Bit
ters. to which science also gives its sanction as
a remedy for rheumatism, dyspepsia, constipa
tion, liver complaint, debility, kidney troubj- s,
and all diseases impairing thu. organs of di
gestion and assimilation.
White Elephant of Slim, Lion of Eng
land, Dragon of China, Cro«s of Switzer
land, Banner of Persia, Crescent of Egypt,
Double Eagle of Russia, Star of Chili, The
Circle of Japan. Harp of Erin.
Ta get these buy aU>ox of the genuine
D r . .C. M c L ane ’ s C elebrated L iver
P ills , price 25 cents, and mail us the out-
si de. vy rapper with your address, plainly
written, and 4 cent« in stamps. We will
then mail you the above list with an ele
gant package of oleographic and chro
F leming B ros ., P ittsburg , P a .
Lightning can be seen by reflection a
tance of two hundred miles..
Yes, he loves you now, ’tls true.
14is8 with eyes of violet blue.
Lips as sweet as honey-dew,
Bonny little bride!
Will he love you as to-day.
When your bloom has flei away.
Whep your golden locks are,grey,—
. .With is love abide!
Yes. if it wthe true kind it will survive all
the inevitable wastes and changes of life. But,
it is every woman’s desire and duty to retain,
as long as she can, the attractions that made
her charming and beloved in youth. No one
can keep her youthful bloom or equable tem
per if weighed down and suffering from female
weakness and disorders. Dr. Brice’s Favorite
Prescription is a remedy for these troubles,
bold by druggists.
Oct. 4—Clcees <kl. 27.1880.
Half Fare Rates over the O. R. & Ni Co.,
O. & C. R. R and Oregonian Rail war Co.
One a”d one-fifth over N. P j R. R. line*.
Special excursions over the O. R. & N.
lines at Jess than half rates, Oct. 8, 15, 22.
A- ». WHITIXM. Mupt.
Office, 148 Fl rat Street, Portland.
Let us find happiness in bringing joy and
gladness to those around us.
CONCEXTBATB YOVR VITAY-ITY,
One of the secret» of heal th la the con
centration of vitality. The recruiting of
the vital principle h done effectually by
P randreth ’ s Fiti-S. “Health finds hap
piness in the mere sense of existence.”
H randrbtiis P iles hejp nature to reas
sert her own when rhe has been forced to
vacate her stronghold in the body. When
an enemy attack.-, a fort all the forces are
concentrated at the point of attack to re
sist the onslaught. So with fhe bod^r.
B randreth ’ s Pit.r-s concentrate all one a
vitality to throw off the encroaching di
sease. Get B raxdreth ’ s P ills . Be sure
to take.no other.
Neighborly love and interest in the welfare
of others are productive of much sunshine
No. 1 Lapel Button, either Democratic or J
Republican, sample by mail, 10 cis, ’ i
No. 2 Harrison Button, silk embroidered, i
National colors, by mail, 10 cts.
No. 3 Enameled Bui tons •‘C.ftT-* or “H.
& M." stamped on each, gold plated,
very nice, 25 cU.
No. 4 Democratic or Republican rhedal
likenesses of nominees clearly cut on
each, stiver 11 nishod, with pin, mail, 25c.
P|*;o S CURF FOR CONSUMPTION
Skir| it Scalp
ÎJ si-cured by 4*
---- TO MAKE ----
Jinw. r v «vi » ■ *
Bring. dMtgwring. it
—AC a royefc mejtlng of th» Acad
emy of Sciences,, in Paris, M. Chevreul
communicated, in th» nams of M.
Armuid, Curator at th» Museum of
Natural History, a very iuterosting
note ou the toxic substance which the
Comalls employ to poison their arrow».
Thin substance U the “Ouahajo’* woyL
and from this wood M. Arnaud has ex
tracted a crystallins matter endowed
with terrible venom.>43 propsrties. In
subcutaneous and intravenous injeo-
tions throe one-hundredths of a grain
of the poison buncos to kill a dog
Death rapidly occurs by an arrest of
the hear.-.’ action.