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- WO M Ajm8 done and said in her honor; her feelings overcame herbut with that nobleelf--. In The latest , was composed especially for, and adapted .to; the ability of the children of the 18th .Ward: f uJ. n it-It ft ivi uicu OUUUaj OCUUUlj Uj w uuui iv una uccu n.rA.nJ twice with great fcurceea In the Social Hall, to large and appreciative audiences. The plot is quita interesting, the language well chosen, 1- -1 the dialogue being sprightly, witty, and bris tling with puns and local hits. The music for mo8t.pait was selected from the leading operas of the day; with this exception the production is entirely original. The jjprps of. petite per formers in their portrayal of the various char--1 played' a precocity of talent seldom found in children of fcuch tender , jears. .. Mr. O. F. Whitney acted as stae, manager, and Mf-- H. G. Whitney as conductor, and they aud all nave gooa connecieq wiin rnannn tn .fop.1 irn.tifipii aitl.h rlridpl kiippro :: attending their initial effort. nce : ' his willingness for his wife to become aMormonf the two sisters were baptized by their brother Phlneas on the 2d day of June, 1838. t, took Rhoda During her latter year?, Aunt much .pleasure in entertaing those about her with pleasing fetories of, her early life Although a great suffereri much of her time, phe had also been an ambitious worker, u She delighted in telling how her mother taught her-- . self and her (Sister to work; how they knit, spun, wove, kept housie and didail kinds of work necessary; for girls or women todoV She could recollect when the raising of cotton and the manufacturing of cotton goods was first introduced Into her native State. Though very young at tKe time, she was among the first to learn the different methods of preparing cottop and working It up. She could also tell a similar story concerning the first appearstraw hats and bonnets in ance of home-madthat State. Until the last two years of her life she was able, between spells of sickness, to perform .'a considerable amount of manual labor, which 'sbnot only, preferred to do, but prided hereeiCin doing, Prominent among her life labors is a goodly amount of work done for dead relatives and&ieuds , ;. w was one of. especial interest Ne Year's day to her.- On that day, when a young woman, she. followed her . first and only love to the 'graTe. They were soon to have been married,: w h eri ircr afllaced; sickened and died . True to his memory, for many long years she never once Joined with irfrlends in joyful congratulations on the first day of the year.' It was a mornflngular incident That last was first the ing she remarked ft "Happy New Year" she had known for srirysir years. She sard the snow looked exactly as It did the day "Mr. Damoh" was burled. She also bbserved that day thaf she'3 thought. her last days had commenced, for in hr blessings she bad been promised that her laVt 'days' should be her best ''" ''' days.' On the afternoon of Sunday, Jan. 5th, she requested ibe presence of the.famlly (o witness her walking unaided, acre ss the room, a thing she had not been k;nown to do for over a year untllj then. On fntjlaytjtbe 6th, she wrote an ant afflicted-- , friend in encouraging leiterr Dixie. This was the Jast .worjk; she: performed on earth., That evening "she; compjaked of . being hoarse, and said the had taken cold. FrouL that ime she, gradually ank, until Ffl- day; Jan.. 17tb, about half past one p. m., when ' she geutly expired without a groan or strugge. She died at the, residence of her nephew Levi W. Richards, in the 20th Ward of this city, where she had lived for some years Her" funeral, which ' held at the Ward meeth g house, was largely attended, arid appropriate" and in- terestipg remarks were made .by President's Joseph You rig" and Angus. M." Can ii on, Elder LorenzD. Young and Bishop John. Sharp. sh,e lived and died a Respected arjti Beloveo', : V-'trueSairit.::!,i; ' Tjie 26th of Jan. the Seventeenth Ward . Sunday School held a Quarterly Review. An examination of the different classes was given, . to which great credit is due both oa the part of ON . the teachers and scholars. These, intermingled with songs, reading's and recitations, made the afternon's performance very Interesting to the audience, which was not few in number; and displayed talent and study on the part of the performers. . Editor Exponent: 31st-1878- . daughter of Marion II. and Lucy Apn Brady ; aged six months and eight days. WB:. deeply sympathize with1 the bereaved family. J New-year- 's . re-ep- ectr aa Aunt Rhodar'" : ' ,i?V;"l; . "fehe was born August 8th, 1784, Id HojSkin-ton',- " Middlesex Co.',u faisachusetts: was the daughter of Joseph and llboda Howe Richards, andsiater to the late President VyilUrd Elders Phineas audTLeVr'IcbaWVTlie eldest but one of eleven children, she, was also the last but one (her bmlhejrWlIllamwbo, according' to late accou nig, besides in: Rich- mend, Mass.,) of the.family to depar from this '. She believed the '. ; .? as to Jorevealed Gospel, . . v. seph Smith and presented to her by beacons-in- s Joseph and Brlghom Young. She waited , . , Hot-scotc- h tion jwas, rig h3$ iheneral JWbi to Tgribre territorial laws and Qoyernment tear them away from . their husbands, and TO BA8TABBIZE THEIB CHILDREN and deprive them of allr right and ' " It has no right to do inherit-ahce?- " ' " ; In the first place, and most emphatically, the Constitution forbids the passage'1 of ex- - pest facto laws, and so any law interfering with1 Mormon marriages previous to. its passage would be utterly and absolutely uhconsti. so. ! , tutionaLvJ::,,-- ; Their next point was that theso Mormon wlves were1 happy, Wantedto live with their husbands, religiously believed they 5 1 other women having a share to husband's names and property. Who theri would bo benefited by tearing 'them away ?.n How r would Vnorality ': bo served by dbingJBb? Weuld hot only t! istrtss,. poverty, -- demoral ization result? There was no gocd answer to this given,: Kor can ariy vdry 'good anwi&ifl : ;uLv;lvA swer he' given; ingress should see' to it that when they do legislate Orf this JUtah question, they should do It like statesmen,- - and not like fanatics. There are -- many and important Interests to be considered and there are not a few of the best observers who think thln jbat can be done in the that the matter fa hot to legislate on' it at Mi; " u'f Toif&iQy'flt tJtah, is' doing no hank fhe "to the United Stati$;:fp Jar - as the ormon ateconc bf ' I. morality and we Bhpulbe ', glad iq v -- -- -- ; 1X- -' 1 ft - Canndp, a ;gentleman ;dboy05 rerodch comrjared, as a lutity fit'$M genuine genifemzniihe and integrity p( riharjacter . Is concerned, with'any of the high moral christian states- mei wno aniagopizo ine mormons. uut their xepreshtatlyJ'd ? Jthcchristlan statcsmbti' wOiild Undoubtedly ti vuU "&-iv"I weaken'" Mrs. Sarah Spencer putg ihacasp In a nut ' , shell: when she iays that tho.differonco bor -- "e Mormons and iho; cliyistian tween Is statesmen that "Iho Mormons many their mistresses,.".the congressmen, l don't -- Capl. I r f i f - , v-- .' 7 C', ; : : s . - , . ., j Like tho last brightenlnff of autumalloivcrB, , Befojd tt)eyt feel iVe frost king' bligu'llnsr breath tresh radlaDfcertwned this aed frlnS of ours, ' Erebe was "folded la" the arms tt death. "and life- - , " " The following is presented as a tribute of to! the memory of the late Rhoda Richards; well known among a l$rge"circWof friends -- " i of scarlet fever and sore throat, Liura Luretta 1 Mor-wive- f - 1 FEMALE. yt :1 s Quite interesting it was to see two standing in .dangerous proximityto our most respectablQ president Hay es plead ing for rwlygmy.', jthis little dramatic scene ; jOccured. .in the White , House last weeki And by the same token Jbe Mormon twives took the lead in their argument and as Orson Pratt floored Newman bossed the President in! the in Utah, they, , debate argumentative at the .national capi- tal. Their first direct ancj' Jhcislve ques-- , . , : T ! e '" OBITUARY. IN MEMORIAM. PCHE MORMON . i Died, at Union Bait Lake Co Dec ; u al ine-performa- w ; ' burletta "The Loves of Wolfbnstein," written by Messrs. 0. P. and II. G. Whitney, two young gentlemen pf this city. The piece l brother-in-la- : local attraction of a, dramatic :acter& transcended than an hour after her -- i and musical character, and unique novelty In the way of home productions, is the musical - lees Mr8.f?.age Is a lady of deep thought and feeling, and we fully appreciate and thank her for defending us so nobly with her mighty weapon, the pen, for in her, hands it is indeed mighty, andr may, shei, live to. see the great good it will yet accomplish. Ballot-R6x- .,, " first expressed 1 - 187 a yearfor her sister Nancy, who also believed, to obtain the consent "of her husband, that th,ey might bptri join the Church f lJepus Christ of fatter-da- y Saints at the' mine time. well-nig- h command for which ehe is proverbial she soon regained her wanted equanimity, and expressed herself most feeRngly ami with .every appreciation. The company did not separate till a late hour, each one feeding it was indeed "the communion of Saints. All was love and peace and harmony throughout the entire evening a time long to be remembered, or, rather, never to be forgotten. God bless Bister; Snow, and may her future time be her pastime NH. T.tK. a million times magnified.- P 0 N EN T. E-- X :t , r j - 4- - f&rHe-VtM!- ' 7 . ' fit.-- . -- In out Jasqtis3ue wasTiAlisbed an article enJiiledtfXbei4on ftuestlc u Once More," and rio creldif'wa vMyen toV.tl e author. - The p iec s ; wag w i i t te n byyM s. ' Mathilda J. Gage, 'edi6jviO.Hhlyracu5e ''National Citj!zxn and 'is- . i (Hi i ..ENOLIsn ,!;!. i ': , .': J?ICKLB FOR TONQ ptt w fngue3 make ab'ritte brown s '1,1(1 n ) UE.r-.For.t- wO peter, ;tialf pound torrel salt, oneleac'upful of mdes,' wafer jcqough to cover Ihemn Let tb'bmtand ,ib a crock, well kept under tho brfnejor tea days. When ready to tisb bolL'two br'thi;ee Wne can hours, skin and" eat x6ldt be used as long as it keeps sweet, and , is good to keep ham or dried bcof in, '