A LAM REGISTRAR
If there wers two rights wbioh man In his might deemed more exclusively his than aiy other they were the right to solemnise msirlage3 and the right to inspeot the vaccination marks on the tender bodies of the offspring of those marriages. The tyrants olnng tenaoionsly to these rights, and gloried In their tenacity. Bat now they most write v lohabod " soros i tielr glory, for m the New Zealand Government "Gtzatte" No 50, dated August 22ad, there appears tbe announcement that HlSExcelleooy tbe Governor his been pleesid to arpolnt MiGDALENA JANE ObCHIBXON to bo .Ruglutrar of Marriages and of Births and D»'k a d aluo to be Vacol nntlon Inepeotnr, for the District of I Nokoiml and SwHz ra, vice J, Brown. ' Thera it Is m ail |ts pr!s>.iue grandeur —he nnnounoement which effects a revolution more wide spreading In Its effeotß than the French one of the eighteenth oet tiry ! Now that one woman haa been authorised to tie tbe nupt al knot othere will demand the uama right. Aad the men will hive to give nay, for woman'e daft fineers won't Ho an ugly knot; they will tie it In a neat beau— uo, I mean bow 1 Io future the gentle reglstrat'fl aympathoMo t^aca will mlnge with those of the iovoly briJe, and the entries m the i ffiolal books will be made to
— -- - — f«i.»iuu. u» uu-uviug ouuq, uu, women will do it better that; theße brntnl Gallons men, rievor fear. The aiperltJfcß of the coemooy will le softened, not'to say fljoded away, m future. And once g ant the right to eo'm mnise the rmrrUg., » n d the right m Inspeot the vaccination marks on the offspring follows as a maltor of course. What better arrangemout could be made than that the tender mother with her blushing motherhood comparatively f 'eah upon her should not be exposed to tbe oold gaze of a Bt range man, but ahould present the arm of her bab i !o the viow of the gentle eyes which. Btiffaaed with tears, rented upoD her In the othor supreme moment while the voice belonging to 'em faltered the wordn whioh jolued her to the man of hor heart? B c e-o a-utlful (enlf) night! T- e-e-uch-iog apeo-Bpac-apeotaoie ! Exouee (neee tenra I The very thought affects mo.— "Bntterfly, " (< c Donedln Herald '') .
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