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MILLHEIM, PA., THURSDAY, JANUARY 15. 1885.
Mr. Linsay was preaching; in the
Lennox parish on probation ; that is,
he had been engaged for a year. After
that time, if he suited Miss Rich, who
had the palish in charge, so to speak,
who canvassed for money to piint the
church, looked up poor children fo r
christening and Sunday school, exhort
ed the young people to join the con
himillion class, mapptd out work for
the sewing society, and made the par
ish-her hobby—if lie suited Miss Itich,
if he was High-Church enough for Mr.
Giimm and Low enough for Mrs.
Phelps, if lie believed with Dr. Slow in
the doctrine of election—why, then,
they were sure to settle on hiin.
41 What a capital wife Lueretia Shaw
would make Mr Linsay," vouchsafed
M iss Rich, shortly after he adorned the
Lennox pulpit. "She's just the person
foi a parson's wife—bustling and—"
"I'm afraid she'd take the parish off
your bauds, Miss Rich," answered Mrs.
Phelps, who having no desire to do the
hard work which her neighbor loved,
yet grudged her the credit of it.
"Well, there's work enough for two
of us in the parish, Mrs. Phelps. 1
wouldn't be a bit afraid but I'd git ray
"To be sure,' pursued Mrs. Phelps,
"Lucretia's smart, and I don't believe
iu a pastor with a doli of a wife who
can't darn the children's clothes,and is
too feeble to get along wilhout'help.' "
"Yes," put in old Mrs. Smith,"she'd
be no end of a stepmother to Mr. Lind
say's boy and if ever a boy needed a
stepmother, it's him. Lucretia's pow
erful smart, as you say,and she'd make
him walk Spanish."
"Yes," was the reply of Miss Rich ;
"a widower somehow needs a wife
more'n anybody, to sympathize with
him in his loss. I shouldn't wonder if
Lueretia would bring tiie boy up to the
ministry if she bud her way."
"Between you and me," said Mrs.
Phelps, "I think that the parson goes
to the Shaws' rather more than is ne
cessary for the salvation of their
"Vou can't tell. Perhaps- Lucretia
"And perhaps," said Dr. Slow—
"perhaps it's Miss Susan."
Everybody laughed, and cried "Miss
Susan I" with fine irony in their
"Whoever heard of Susan having
attention ?" asked Mrs. Phelps.
"I've engaged Lucretia to embroider
a new altar-cloth," explained Miss
Itich ; "I raised the money for it last
mouth—l tell you it's like pulling teeth
to get money out of this parish—and 1
suppose the parson has to advise her a
bout the proper design and things ;
Lucretia aiu't well drilled in symbols
aud such you know."
In fact everybody in Lennox had de
cided that Mr. Linsay should marry
Lucretia, and perhaps Lucretia had de
cided so too, for she was an everlasting
time over that altar-cloth,and needed no
end of advice and instruction ; her ig
norance and interest were quite touch
ing. And Mr. Linsay seemed quite
willing to speud his leisure under the
Shaws' root, and watch the sacred
symbols growing under the white and
shapely hands of Miss Lucretia.
"That hand of Lucretia's will be
sure to do the business," somebody
had said. "Mr. Linsay 'a a man of
taste, if he is a clergyman"—as if the
two were not usually found combined
—"and I heard him say it was fit for a
Miss Lucretia's hand was, indeed,
her loveliest feature, so to speak—
white as snow, with the prettiest taper
fingers, pink at the ends. Once when
Mr. Linsay had mentioned them flat
teringly, Miss Susan, who was doing
the week's mending near by drew her
own hands under her work, he noticed.
Nobody ever took the trouble to Hatter
Miss Susan. Lucretia sang in the
choir, although her voice was thin as
muslin, and she had no ear ; nobody
dreamed or cared if Susan sang like a
seraph ; she sat in Lucretia's shadow,
and people almost forgot she was there
till they needed her help. Mr. Lindsay
had taught the choir himself, and after
the altar cloth could no longer be made
a pretext to cover a multitude of calls,
there were the chants and fugues to
practice. One morning, as he drilled
Lucretia for half an hour ineffectually,
he suddenly turned to Susan.
"Come," he said, "try this chant
with us, Miss Susan and Susan o
pened her mouth and chanted as no
body in the choir had ever chanted be
"Bravo 1" he cried. "When did you
learn it ?"
"Why, I have heard it all my life ;
why shouldn't I know it V I couldn't
"We must have you in the choir,"
"Susan Shaw in the choir I" gasped
eyerybody ou the way out of church.
A PAPER FOR THE HOME CIRCLE
"Mr. Lindsay is bringing Iter out."
"She's Lucretia's sister, you know,"
explained Miss Rich.
"And her voice rather drowns Lu
cretia's," said Dr. Slow.
Mr. Lindsay was giving great satis
faction. The parishoners talked of re
modelling the old rectory, adding a
wing and a bay-window,an 1 even spoke
ot taking in an alj lining 11 old, so that
"Lueretia might have a flrwer gar
den." They even meditated au in
crease of salary as soon as he should hi
settled in the parish, and Mr. Grimm
thought lie should add a codicil to bis
will,in favor of the new pastor and Lu
"When they're married," reckoned
Miss Rich, . unchristian thrift, "wo
shall have all our sliurco trappings em
broidered for nothing I suppose."
"Do you think Susan will live with
'em ?" asked Mrs. Phelps. "P'r'haps
he won't care about marrying the
"He's powerful klud to Susan,
"He takes a sight of notice of her."
"You kinder forget she's Lucretia's
sister," put iu Miss Rich, "an' all she's
It was surely plain that Mr. Lindsay
took pleasure in the society at the
Shaw homestead. At picnic, at prayer
meetings or clio'r meetings, he was al
ways at hand to take Lueretia and Su
san home ; he lent them his books,
and directed their reading ; he biought
them flowers from town when he hap
pened to go up.
"I shall be so glad to give up the
presidency of the Bethel society and
the Dakota League to Lueretia," said
Miss Rich. "It's only proper for the
clergyman's wife to be at the head of
"You'll feel sorter lost without
lem ?" asked Mrs. Phelps.
"The parish is a large held. I think
I can spare them to Lueretia. I)o
you know, the other night as I was go
ing to watch with Miss Ilart when she
i.ad inhumation of the lungs, I came
across Lueretia and Susan and Mr.
Lindsay. I must say I should think
Susan would have more taste than to
follow 'em anywhere. Why don't she
keep heistlf in the background V"
"She's been pretty much in the back
ground all her life," said Dr. Slow.
"Perhaps she's tired of the situation."
"But she ought to have more consid
eration. P'r'aps the lovers don't mind
her. There they were all three of 'em,
watching the comet and studying the
"A proper study for a clergyman, "
said Dr. Slow.
"And he was pointing out all the
consternations, and it seemed to me
they was looking at him instead of the
stars," pursued Miss Rich.
"It would be a complication," sug
gested Mrs. Phelps, "if while he's
courting Lucretia, Susan should get in
love with him,"
"It wouldn't be no use," said Mrs.
Grimm. "Lucretia's that smart she'd
make him believe it was her he was dy
The Shaws had enough to keep the
wolf from the door, but nothing to
spare ; they owned their house, but
kept no servant. "Help would be
dreadfully in their way," Miss Rich
declared. "I wonder they don't feel
glad they can't afford any."
Susau always wore the simplest gar
ments, which she designed and execu
ted herself, while Luctetia—"Well, if
there's anything that unfits Lucretia
for her future position at the head of
the parish," confessed Mr. Phelps,"it's
her love of finery."
Lucretia always blossomed out in a
pretty spring bonnet—while Susan
made her last year's one answer—and
a smart new suit made in the latest
It was about this time that the par
ish picnic occurred—an institution
which everybody believed in. Hadn't
there been more matches made at the
last than during all the year besides ?
And wasn't it a line chance to test
Mrs. Phelps' recipes, Miss Rich's
cream-pies and Mis. Dr. Slow's tarts V
Of course Lucretia went, and Mr.
Lindsay with her. Susan happened to
1)9 making preserves and pickies that
day, and the benies wouldn't keep,
and so she staid at home. At about
the middle of the afternoon, when they
had had dinner and cleared away, and
things were a little slow and they want
ed somebody to start some music, Mr.
Lindsay was nowhere to be found.
"Oil, he's going otf with Lucretia
somewhere," said Miss Rich, who felt
it her duty to account for him.
"No ; there's Lucretia now talking
about free-will with Dr. Slow."
"P'r'haps he's gone homo to write
his sermon," suggested somebody else,
the picnic grove being only half a mile
"Or he's finding 'tongues in trees
and sermons in stones' out here."
But at sunset Mr. Lindsay strolled
back, with Susan on liis_arm, in time
to join tnesu at tea. and he and Susan
made the coffee, and pitched the tixi.es
they sang before the day ended.
"Now wasn't that real thoughtful in
Mr. Lindsay to go after Susan V That's
what I call real Christian, and a broth
er-in-law worth having," commented
one old lady.
But when Mrs. Bishop, who hud
staid at home with a teething b.iby, re
portded that Mr. Lindsay had not gone
home to write his sermon, but had
walked stiaiglit into Susan's kitchen,
and had helped her seal up the preserve
jars and set them away, and had sai in
the front porch on hour or two after
ward with her—when he might have
been witn Lueretia—reading secular
poetry, and not Dr. Watts or Charles
Wesley, either, the parish rose in its
wrath to a woman. This would never
do ; Lueretia must not be tniled with.
Mr. Lindsay had inspired hope in her
gentle heart ; he must marry Lueretia
or leave the parish."
"You see," explained Mr. Phelps,
"we want to settle you, Mr. Lindsay.
You suit us to a T, but it kinder seems
as if you ought to propose to Lueretia
Bhaw, you've beeh so at.tentiive."
''Propose to Lueretia Shaw 1" re
peated the young man, with a startled
air. "What has that to do with set
tling me ? Is every clergyman who
comes to Lennox obliged to propose to
Lueretia Shaw as a preliminary prepar
"Well,no, not exactly," laughed Mr.
Phelps, "not unless he's give the par
ish reason to expect it. You know we
don't want the credit of settling a phil"
andering parson who makes love right
and left. I'd ns idea the thought
would be new to you, but the parish
has set its heart on the match, you see,
and we wouldn't like to see a man, if
lie was eloquent in prayer, who'd trifle
with the affections of one of the fl3ck,
"Put, my dear sir," said Mr. Lind
say, "I'm not in love with Lucretia
Shaw. You wouldn't have me perjure
"Not in love with Lucretia V The
parish won't believe its own eyes again,
"Well, said Mr. Grimm, severely,
"we couldn't thick of settling a preach
#>r that hadn't no more principle than
to throw over Lucretia Shaw after tak
ing tea so much at her house, and rais
ing her hoies, as it were."
"Perhaps," said Mr. Lindsay, after
a pause—"perhaps you will lie aide to
forgive me for not proposing to Lucre
tia when I tell you that I have already
proposed to Susan. You see, it would
complicate mutters a little if I were to
accede to your wishes. However, I
have lately received a call from a West
ern parish, and should feel obliged to
decline the Lennox parish, even if you
had thought me worthy of it. as this
other furnishes a wider field of useful
"And larger salary, I suppose," add
ed Mr. Grimm.
"And laiger salary," allowed Mr.
Lindsay. "Double, in fact."
"I suppose," persisted Miss Rich, af
ter the wedding—"l suppose Lucretia*
must have refused him first."
Ifiyou say no mean no. Unless you
have a good reason for changing a given
command, hold to it.
Take an interest in your children's
amusements : mother's share in what
pleases them is a great delight.*
lieraemlier that trifles to you are
mountains to them ; respect their feel
Keep up a standard of principles ;
your children are your judges.
Be honest with them in small things
as well as in great. If you cannot tell
them what they wish to know, say so
rather than deceive them.
As long as it is possible, kiss the chil
dren good night after they are in bed ;
they like it, and it keeps them very
Bear in mind that you are largely re
sponsible for your child's inherited
character, and be patient with them.
If you nave lost a child, remember
that for the one that is gone there is no
more to do ; for those left, everything.
Make your boys and girls study phy
siology; when they are ill try to make
them comprehend why, how the com
plaint arose and the remedy as far as
you know it.
Two Texas ladies were talking about
"llow is your boy coming on at
"He is quite an artist. He is draw
ing live animals."
"So is my boy, Bill. He drew a cat
up in a tree. He drew it all by himself
"Did he use a crayon ?"
"No ; he used a rope."— Siftinys.
There are over 6,000 miles of over
head wires in New York city, and 122
miles of streets are defaced by them.
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BY MARY SIDNEY IN FARM JOURNAL.
lii my last article my remarks were
directed more especially to actions of
men. It would become me now, per
haps, to train iny batteries upon my
own side of the house, for by going a
rouud with a doubled-barmled micro
scope, one can detect several things a
inong our loyely sex that must be call
ed follies, though they do seem to meet
with general approval.
There is no class of women, probably,
who have a better faculty for making
home uncomfortable than the real nice
woman. They are looked upon us be
ing most estimable, industrious wo
men, good hosekeepers. models of pro
priety, and stay home ana attend to
their own business in a commendable
way ; indeed they have no time to go
anywhere for the sake of sociability, or
take a hand in any work in the interest
of humanity, for the stove wants black
ing, there are some spoons and dippers
awful dirty that must be scoured, and
the back yard has not l>een cleaned up
for three days, maybe four. To go isto
the house of one of these nice 'women
mak;s one feel like a miserable slattern;
and in nine cases out of ten, you catch
the complaint, and go home and set to
scrubing and polishing up things, de
termined that hereafter you will live as
clean as other folks.
One of these patterns in a neighbor
hood is enougli to leaven the whole
batch. Fortunately, their influence is
confined to a narrow circle ; they can
not leave the dish-cloth long enough to
make many acquaintances;and so there
are many m£n to-day walking in the
house with their boots on, who would
not be permitted such a privilege were
their wives more frequently subjected
to these spotless examples.
I once saw a woman get up from her
needle-work and go with a dust-pan and
brush to sweep up the dirt her husband
had just made iu trimming and clean
ing his finger nails. Pleasant for a man
to see his wife so attentive; but if I was
the man 1 would give her scope for her
industry. I would not trim more than
one nail at a time, and thus let her
have ten sweeps instead of only one
she would feel more scriptural, 'more
mindful of the day of small things,than
by such wholesale work as brushing up
after the fingers and thumbs of two
whole hands at once.
It is DO jncomraon'thingto find those
housekeepers who are so excessively
neat and nice in some particulars, just
the reverse, if not to say filthy in oth
ers. In houses where dust dare not
settle, nor flies light; where clothes are
washed before they are dirty, and ev
erything else done prematurely on the
principle that we eat sometimes to keep
from getting hungry, one often finds
parlors, halls, and spare rooms shut up
tight,with an odor of must about them;
sunlight .and pure air carefully exclud
ed indeed eyery room in tiie house so
shaded that it is impossible to draw a
life-giving breath in them. Houses
should be made without windows for
some women. They know no use for
windows except to wasli and hang with
curtains. With them windows are an
invention of Satan to fade carpets, and
they out-wit his majesty by closing
them up. A little more or less typhoid
and malaria in the family will pass for
a dispensation of Providence, that can
be put up with ; but faded upholstery
will be laid to the housekeeper's bad
management,and she'll haye none of it.
I nave been in houses where bed-rooms
and even water-closets were aired from
the inside, instead of out; where it was
deemed sufticientby women to leave
the doors open leading into halls, while
the halls themselves had little or no es
cape for foul air. This is tidiness with
with a yengeance 1 This, too, from
housekeepers who are apt to be caught
with their cellar steps dirty and a
loose shawl or hat lying around outside.
Yes, there are a great many women
who pass for models, but who are really
murderesses. They don't kill with an
assassin's knife or bullet, but by slow
torture. They are not amenable to law,
[they ought to be,] nor do they eyen
know themselves the work they are en
gaged in, but the fact remains, never
Woman's education embraces every
thing but what she most needs. Does
anyone imagine for a moment that
there would be such a fearful mortality
among infants if the mothers did their
duty ? Does anyone suppose there
would be such an array of puny chil
dren, if they were properly cared for V
Go into a public school and examine
thejdinner kettles of the children—pie,
cake, doughnuts, <&c., tell a tale. Go
into a boarding school and into the bed
rooms; explore in closets, drawers, sly
boxes and hidden places, and it will
almost giye you the nightmare to con
template the pickles, sardines, candies,
and geueral sweet meats that are sent
there by the dear kind mothers for their
precious children to nibble at between
meals; because boarding school fare is
so poor, and the pet lambs must haye
something nice from home that they
can relish. The proprietors of these
schools are mostly cultivated and in
telligent, aud consider the health of the
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children of the utmost importance, in
making up hills of fare, .and sanitary
rules to govern them. If the tender
hearted simpletons called mothers,with
their boxes of goodies, and purses of
spending money could be kept out of
sight and hearing, all would go well.
There would be less grumbling at
boarding school fare, and less use for
their nurseries. But it would never do
for the faculty of a school to set up op~
position to the parents. They must re
spect the parent's authority even when
they know it to be wrong. Here and
there a school of thc higher order ad
vise in their catalogues that these ob
jectiouab'e things be not sent to the
chi'dren, but they are there all the
same, slipped in on the sly, like lovers
of *rum sneak down the ardent when
they are where it cannot be had openly.
If a mean thing mu9t be done, it is as
well tu do it behind the door, so that
the example may be lost.
It is not in schools alone that the
mother's penchant for stnffiing her chil
dren with unhealthy eatables crops
out. "We fry nearly everything we
eat,' said an indulgent mother, three of
whose children are dead,'and the rest
frequently in the doctor's hands. "The
children like fried meat and things
best." "Yes," said the father, "she
cooks to please the children, she don't
care a cent what I like." One would
think after a parent had lost two or
three children she would begin to think
there might be something radically
wrong about their system of living and
make a change. It would be a simple
experiment at least to try a little sun
and air, and a'little less frying-pan and
The list of popular follies is too long
to even touch all, and oe use
less fos me to opposition to the
world. One voice crying in the wild
erness will not be heard. But Til not
lay down the pen without saying that if
parents permit their boys to spend their
evenings out in uncertain company,
and their girls to undermine tbeir
health habits, they must nev
er f expect tbeir descendants to rise up
and call them blessed. They don't rise
up in that way. Accept this as my
New Year greeting.
Making a New Memory.
A Washington Professor Who Teaoh
es Pupils How Not To Forget.
Washington has a "teacher of mem
ory" who'says : 'ln a few lessons I
enable one to remember the Jmost diffi
cult things without an effort.'
'How can that be done ?' asked the
'Oh, it's a matter of association ac
cording to a'system I have worked up
on for twenty-five years. It is all
based upon the alphabet and numbers.
I take persons and in a few hours get
them so that they cau repeat or repro
duce a long poem which I have read to
them twice, or, at most, three times.
They can repeat it backward or for
ward, or give yon any line you call for
by number. Iliad a boy about twelve
years old who, after learning the sys
tem, went to hear Beecher and Cook
lecture and afterwards repeated the
lectures to an audience without hav
ing taken a note. He repeated Beech
er's lecture at the Young Men's Chris
tian Association rooms on New York
avenue. Of course, he did not give ev
ery word the lecturer used, but he cov
ered every point in its regular order,
just as the speaker had done, curtailing
it sufficiently to be able to give in half
an hour what it took an hour to deliver
•Do many come to you to have their
faculties cultivated ?'
'Yes, a great many. Some students,
reporters —more particularly official re
porters of the Senate and House—law
yers and preachers. Preachers and
lawyers particularly ; the former to ac
quire an aptness in memorizing their
sermons and the latter to memorize au
thorities and dates. Orators also, who
memorize their speeches.
'Then there is another class—the de
partment clerks and persons preparing
for civil service examinations. Before
going in for an examination many of
them come to me to memorize dates and
events, location of rivers,historical .sta
tistical and practical facts.
'I had a navy officer here not long
ago who was preparing for an examina
tion for promotion and he perfected
himself in the system so that he could
without difficulty remember anything
•There is an old lady between 70 and
80 years old who, with her daughter has
taken instructions, and she says that
she finds no difficulty in remembering
and repeating all that she reads. She
says she can take two poems she 'has
read and repeat them alternately, a line
itfexican merchants complain that
they aie constantly victimized by
receiying goods from the United States
which are much inferior to the samples
displayed by drummers.
In politics the looser gets the same
returns as the winner.