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BREAD UPON THE WATERS.
Written crprtsy for The Rational Tribune, by
William II. JiushnclL
ABOVE AND BELOW THE CLOUDS.
Ai if countloss shepherds had driven their
flocta up from the valleys and paused to
rest upon the crest of the mountain, the newly
washed fleeces glistening like enow upon the
hillsides, ao the mist of early morning lay thick
and white upon the summits of Lookout, Mis
sion Ridge, and the natural guardians of never-to-be-forgotten
With tho rising of tho sun the mists lifted
and floated softly away, as if on angel wings,
revealing an almost endless expanse of land
scape. Sluggishly tho river crept ly, a rippling
rythm of ease and peace. Tho mighty hills
stood like sentinels over countless miles of
country. From their tops could be seen Ten
nessee. Georgia. Alabama, and in tho distanco
Blue Ridgo and Haiti Teak and the shadowy
outlines of King's Mountain.
The dissolving of tho mista revealed also
sterner lines than these. Tho sides of the
mountains were broken and seamed and scarred
by rifle-pits, were ragged and brown, as if some
monster plow had furrowed them, and the
Titan husbandman, pausing in his'Jabors, had
left them nnharrowed. They were cleft as if
by the sabre of the lightning; shaken as if by
earthquakes. Shorn of timber, they stood
baldheaded, braving sunshine and tempest.
In every direction the eye discovered evi
dences of an impending struggle. The moun
tains had batteries for crowns, batteries for
necklaces, batteries for girdles. Fort Ncgley
was near; Fort Palmer kept stern, though
silent watch ; Fort King frowned defiance, and
Moccasin Point was ready to use its poisoned
fangs. Fort Wood stood like an athlete re
joicing in its strength. Orchard Knob was
drawing in its breath for :i mighty struggle,
and over mountain and through valley tho
Bunlight was reflected back from burnished
steel, gay uniforms and starry flags.
Grant, Sherman. Hooker, Phil Sheridan,
Thomas, Granger, Meigs, Hunter and Reynolds
were there. The old Army of the Cumberland
was there. Howard was close at hand with
the Eleventh Corps; Bat rd and Johnson with
their divisions of the Fourteenth ; Wood with
his division of tho Fourth ; Sheridan's division ;
King's brigade of regulars a brief roll of honor
as we name them, but numbering thousands,
and every man a hero
Bragg, Breckenridge, Hardee, Stevens, Clc
burn, Bates and Walker were there as well,
waiting for the battle to begin. Men of skill,
decision, resources and daring, they were hope
ful of the issue and ready to pick up tho iron
gauntlet as soon as thrown down, and fight out
the fight to tho bitter end for a cause they
The guns that greeted the sun were thos8 of
Sherman. Conquering difficulties beyond be
lief, he came with his vcteraua of tho Tennessee
and struck his iron-gloved hand into tho in
viting palm of the enemy until it quivered and
was half withdrawn. An ominous silence fol
lowed, in which men could, almost hear tho
beating of their own hearts. Then a signal
flag fluttered above Fort Wood. There was an
answering flutter from the center and wings of
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liidge naa oegun.
The battle is historic. Its story has .beon
written upon the pages of the past as with pens
forged from steel and dipped in blood. Its
records have been traced upon sorrowing hearts
far more deeply than upon monumental marble,
and tho keepers of its memories are widows
and orphans, bereaved fathers and mothers, and
broken-hearted maidens whoso lovers there
sealed their devotion to the flag with their
By Northern firesides and in Southern homes
it was tho same, for on that day there was
mourning from the lakes to the gulf.
It was a wild, a wonderful charge through
dense smoke, through enfilading fire, through
a tempest of bullets. Valor and manhood were
In vain. Never a fiercer blow of war was
Btruck, never was a grander or more terrible
determination displayed. Battery after bat
tery was carried by the living, charging over
the bodies of the dead. Mission Ridge was as j
a volcano, vomiting flamo from base to dome,
and trembling under the thunders of "Parrotte"
and " Napoleons."
"Take the rifle-pits, if you can," was tho
command, and it was obeyed.
The loyal-hearted and brave men who wero
there can alone tell tho story aright of tho
carnival of rejoicing when the blue-coated
heroes surged like tho waves of a mighty sea
over the crest of the mountain, and tho cheers
of tho victors rent tho air.
Some, mad with excitement and wild with
the desiro to do still more for, tho old flag, fol
lowed the clouds of dust and boating of hoofs
down upon the opposite side.
Among tho number was one who had acted
well his part that day. Wounded, gasping for
breath, covered with dirt and blood, ho was
among the foremost, but, when bugles wero
making the echoes ring with the notes of vic
tory, ho gave no heed to the jubilant strains.
Plunging down the steep sides of the moun
tain, he rushed on as it wero into tho open
jaws of death.
A riderless horse, with "housing and saddlo
bloody red," came dashing along, lost to every
thing save the instinct of self-preservation.
The btrong hand of the Northern soldier
caught tho loosened rein and checked its wild
career; gentle caresses calmed its fears, and
very soon tho gallant animal stood awaiting
tho will of its new master.
"As you carried tho gray up the mountain,
even so shall you carry tho blue down," laughed
the soldier, springing into the saddle, and
touching the still-panting flanks with his heels.
Swiftly he rode on over ground marked with
the dtbrvt of battle, by the wounded, tho dying,
and tho dead. Tho eager rush for safety per
mitted no thought to be given to others. In
such an hour the most generous become selfish.
Not so, however, with the Northern soldier.
He tenderly picked his way among tho dead
and wounded, forgetting that every step gave
him the more into the power of tho enemy, and
that smarting as they wero from defeat he
could expect no mercy at their hands. "Rash
fool that I have been," ho muttered to himself
at last; "I am liable at any moment to be shot
down or rush blindly into an ambush and bo
cut to pieces," and patting the proudly arched
neck of his horse, he continued: "Come, good
horse, wo will climb tho mountain onco more
and seek safety under tho stars and stripes."
The whistling of a bullet past his cheek has
tened his movements. He urged his steed to
greater 6peed and 6ought tho nearest cover.
That he had been Been ho know ; that his uni
form made him a conspicuous mark ho was
painfully aware, as the peculiar hissing of a
minie again and again startled him, and, with
tho unpleasant notes of tho sharpshooter's
music ringing in his cars, ho dashed forward.
Tho way was steep and uncertain, hedged
about by fallen timber and rudo cheval do frise,
difficult of passago at any time and under the
most favorable circumstances. And his was no
leisure ride no holiday amusement. It was
one where life was the prize to bo won and
death tho forfeit of failure But very soon both
the paeo mid the firing from below becamo too
hot to be longer endured, and he gladly avnilcd
himself of a friendly thicket that his panting
horso might gain a moment of rest.
"Water, for tho lovo of heaven, water:"
came in feeble tones to his ears us ho drew rein
and "leaped to tho ground.
One swift glance revealed to him a wounded
boy a tiny waif of tho war thrown asido by
its bloody billows and stranded far from homo,
far from help, but very near to death.
A second glance was scnrcoly nccenKary to toll
tho Northern soldier that the tattored uniform
of the young sufferer was gray, and that hin
little hands had not been idle during tho battlo.
for upon a shattered drum was pillowed his
curly head, and the sticks lay where thoy had
slipped from his nerveless lingers.
He forgot that tho lad was an enemy as he saw
tho little hands hold pleadingly up to him, and
stooping he tenderly raised the drooping hoad
and put his canteen to tho fevorish lips.
"Tako it; drink, my boy," ho whispered,
"and may heaven forgive those who forced
yon from home."
A strange, wild cry caused tho soldier to
spring suddenly again to his feet. That " rebel
yell" warned him that ho must not tarry
"Take tho canteen, my poor boy," he said.
"Perhaps it may save your life."
The cries came nearer. Ho rushed to tho side
of the thicket, saw that his retreat above w:is
cut off, and that his only hope was in dashing
through those who would bar his way below
in gaining the valley and taking tho desperate
chances of escaping through a country swarm
ing with enemies. There was no time for de
liberation. He sprang to the saddle, drew his
sword, and with a loud shout of defiance
spurred his horso at headlong speed down the
stecj) desM-nt. Thoso who were eager for his
capture made room for him to pass. No human
arm could resist so fiery a charge, such a rush
of powerful horso and dauntless rider. To the
ringing of iron-shod hoofs and the rattling of
musket and pistol balls h-5 passed from sight,
heedless aliko of angry curses of disappointed
men and tho fitful, painful breathing of the
But his daring ride was as brief as swift. Ho
had almost gained tho level ground, and tho
friendly darkness was fast coming on, when he
saw the glitter of bayonets, and tho command
to " halt " rang in his cars.
To have refused would have been to court
death, and he drew the reins so sharply as to
almost throw his horse upon his haunches, and
then awaited developments.
A group of soldiers in motley garb confronted
him, demanded who he was, and, in tho same
breath, cursed tho uniform ho wore.
" I am hieuienant Harry Hammond, of the
That name served to arouse all their ire.
With a guerrilla-like yell thoy spraug toward
him, dragged him from his horse, and clubbed
him to tho ground despite a vigorous resist
ance. He would have then and there paid tho pen
alty of his daring with his life, had not a
mounted officer appeared upon tho scene, and
demanded the cause of tho disturbance.
"A Yankee spy," they replied, with a rattling
: fin '
ouuincrii pnaon-peii, -unity -ij miuiiutm iciv u.t
if he-had been cheated by fate in beinj: reserved
for a death a thousand-fold more horrible than
that which awaited him in battle.
Even at this late day tho simple mention of
Andersouville recalls all that is vile, loath
some, ghastly, horrible, and inhuman !
AFTER THE CLOUDS THE SUN.
Richmond had surrendered; tho march to
the sea been made ; prisons had been emptied
of -their ghostly wrecks of humanity; the green
turf had closed over tho furrows on the hill
side, and above tho grave of tho unknown
soldier flowers blossomed.
Tho beating of sword into ploughshare had
been accomplished with wonderful celerity.
Tho disbanded armies had been re-absorbed
by tho industries of the country as if by magic.
Tho blue coat, rendered holy by its baptism of
blood, and tho musket and sabre carefully hung
by the fireside, alone told of tho part tho owner
had played in the stirring drama. No, not
alone! There wero empty sleeves and livid
scars to remind one that tho war had been.
But tho clouds had cleared away, and tho sun
rose and set upon a prosperous land. There was
no longer even tho figurative clanking of shack
les to jar upon the ears, and tho words " bonds
man " and "human chatties" had lost their
meaning forever. 2?o other country on tho face
of the globo could so quickly have recovered
from the effects of uncivil war; so soon have
converted an immense army into industrious
But, Mars no longer ruling, another planet
rose to sway mankind. Often the soldier had
dreamed of a bright-eyed, rosy-cheeked girl
who watched and waited for hia return. Ho
knew that sho would greet him with smiles,
and repay him with womanly tenderness and
devotion for his sacrifices and sufferings.
And such was the warm recompense which
Harry Hammond received when he came back,
a mere shadow of his former self, to be petted,
nursed, and charmed into health, though never
again to walk with a free, firm tread or have the
perfect use of an arm. Lead and steel had left
more than scars and privation, and the fiend
ishncss of tho prison-hoti'-.o had sapped the
freshness of the springs of lifo. But the girl ho
loved was as bravo and noble-hearted :is sho
was fair to the eye. She took tho crippled sol
dier in her arms as she had long ago taken him
to her heart. She welcomed him as a hero, and
faced the future with a tranquil heart.
With maidenly coyness, with blushing cheeks
but with her soul shining through the clear
azure of her eyes, she frankly confessed tho
lovo sho boro him, and in flattering accents
told him that the old, tattered, faded blue uni
form he woro was dearer to her than kingly
robes, and the almost shapeless cap more pre
cious than jeweled crown. Nay more, with
the self-reliance and patriotism of a true Amer
ican girl she declared her willingness to at
onco tako upon herself tho care of " her sol
dier," and to celebrate his return with a
Before tho furious volleys of Mission Ridge,
when dashing down tho mountain side with
tho bullets whistling sharply about his ears,
and in prison when tho "dead-lino" became
more than imaginary by its marking of corpses,
tho soldier had not flinched. Yet he did then,
and though his arm did not relax its circling
of tho slender waist, though ho felt in all its
bitterness that ho was dashing the cup of a
lifelong hope from his longing lips, he nerved
himself for tho sacrifice. Ho replied :
"No, my dear, you must not mako tho sacri
fice. I am only a poor cripple, now."
Sho looked up with innocent astonishment
into his pale face, and saw that hia lipa wero
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"I cannot permit you to throw yourself
away to wreck your happiness for all lido by
becoming my wife," he repeated.
The blue eyes grew dim with tears, thorosca
on tho dimpled choek suddenly paled, the hair
was shaken in golden tangles about tho brow,
and her bosom heaved like a troubled sea, aa
she asked :
"Why not, Harry? Do you not lovo me
"Better, thousand-fold better than over bo
fore, Mary, and that is tho reason why I do not
want you to make the sacrifice. You do not
realize the task you would tukoupon yotmelf
tho long days of anxiety, the long nights, per
haps, of watching and "
" I do," she interrupted, "1 realize it all."
"And still you are willing to becoma my
" Yes. Harrv I could not go to tho war; I
wko tor'-i-d u stay M home. Thousands of
tiia ai.ii loyal-hearted women did the same,
and how could tiiey better show thoir devotion
to their country than by giving their hearts to
the men who saved it'ii"
" Bravo and noblo words, my darling," ho
replied, drawing her nearer.
"And even as you call mo ao will I be your
darling. For your dear eako, for tho holy
causo in which you have suffered, I will bo as
mother, sister, and wife, and if sickness and
poverty comes, your stay and your support."
"With these lit Mo hands?" ho questioned,
smiling as he raised and loft upon them tho
warm pressure of his lip3.
" Yes. darling, I will work for you, if neces
sary. My arm may bo weak, but my heart is
bravo. Heaven will bo kind, and surely the
Government will never neglect the soldier,
who gave all but his lifo to prcservo it."
"And can never bo conquered whilo sho i3
blessed with such women to cheer her sons on
to battle, and welcome them back from victory.
May Heaven bless yon, Alary, as you are bless
ing me, and tho same God that guarded mo
through the dangers of tho field over cherish,
sustain, and protect you."
A few weeks of rest, and thoy wero married.
The days and years slipped pleasantly and
smoothly by. Then came tho ca,ro of children,
sickness, and the failure of crops. The unpaid
debt upon tho farm hung as a mill-stono upon
them, and the already shattered constitution
of tho husband became more and more feeble,
and his ability to labor less. Do what the
bravo little wife would she was unable to bear
the fast accumulating burden. Tho farm wa3
sold, and they removed to a neighboring town,
trusting to trade to secure support, but their
bright hopes soon took flight. Competition
Avas brisk. There were other veterans to be
cared for, and it soon became a battle of peaco,
to be fought, out almost as desperately as that
of war, and many fell by the waysido. Their
littlo store rapidly diminished. Day by day
the fierce wolves of want came nearer, and the
soldier less powerful to drive them away or
still their dismal howling. The time camo
when nothing stood between them and destitu
tion save a pension.
" Harry," said the poor, toil-worn, but still
brave and loving wife, one evening when tho
clfildren had been put to bed, "why is it, rou
cannot get your pension? We need it so very
much ; you aro entitled to it, and it would be
as a smile of heaven breaking
"I do not know," he answered
sigh, as his gaze wandered over
furnished room and rested upon 1
all tho necessary proof?"
"All that has been asked for."
"AiuVyt have received nothing?"
"Nothing, alas! nothing."
"Then the fault is with tho Government.
Shame upon a country that so neglects the jwor
soldiers who gave all but lifo for her safety and
"Not so, Mary. I will never believe it.
There are hundreds of thousands who liaveTan
equal claim; every cjiso has to bo investigated,
and it requires much timo, and mine may have
been overlooked or may not be as clearly proven
as is required."
"Overlooked!" she replied, with her face
flushing with indignant scorn. "You over
looked, when you woro so bravo and noblo?"
Ho smiled, though sadly, at her indignation.
To her ho was tho greatest of heroea and
compared with his the deeds of others wore in
her eyes insignificant.
To satisfy her he promised to write figaln,
but neglected to do so.
A few more months passed by, and then long
baffled Want stood loudly knocking at thoir
door and would not bo denied admission. Tho
shelves of tho littlo storo wero almost empty
and there was no way of replenishing them.
Their goods had not been sold, but bartered for
It seemed a3 if fate had singled thom out to
fill the roll of martyrs.
The husband grow daily weaker, both In
body and mind, and tho tortures of Andersou
ville were a-T nothing compared with what ho
now endured when ho saw his young wifo worn
out with labor and anxiety and his little chil
dren sutleriug for nourishing food.
" Wo can struggle no longor," ho uaid ono
evening, "and 1 alone am to blamo."
"Hush, Harry," sho replied throwing her
arms lovingly around his neck. "Tho same
God thai watched over you in battle will pro
tect us now, and wo shall yet be happy."
"Yes in the grave!"
Sho caressed and soothed him, tho brave sol
dier's wifo that she Wiia, and thoy tried to look
tho dismal future in tho faco. But what was
to bo done? Where could thoy turn for succor?
In what quarter of tho heavens was a star still
shining brightly for thom?
Thoy talked together far into tho night, bub
without reaching any decision. Tli6 wifo
sobbed herself to sloop and tho husband tossed
uneasily on his pillow, dreaming onco more of
In fancy ho was at Andersonvillo again and
crawling towards tho dead-lino in tho hope
that an end would bo put to tho tortures of
mind and body, when suddenly there was a
burst of flame, as from tho black lips of an hun
dred guns, and ho heard tho cry of
It was a horrible ending to his dream. Tho
house was already in flames, and from it they
barely escaped with their lives. As they stood
shivering by the ruins, tho morning dawned
with leaden skies, and the nearly heartbroken
husband turned to his wifo and bitterly whis
" Mary, this is Thanksgiving, and how much
we have to bo thankful for! Ah! Mission
Ridgo was not as desolate when "
"Mission Ridge? What do you know about
Mission Ridge?" Homebody asked, and turn
ing, they saw a stranger, in the very prime of
lifo and manly beauty, looking eagorly at
"Know about it?" answered tho homeless
soldier, drawing himself up, with martial be.atJ
ing and flashing eyes. "Know about it? I
"And escaped with your life "
"To fester and roast and rot in tho hell of
"And behind you when you escaped you left
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this, Harry Hammond," caid tho stranger, pro
ducing a well-kept relic from boneath his coat.
"My old canteen!"
"Yob," with a quiet sinilo. "Do 70U know
where you left it?"
" I I no."
"Do you not romemboT a littlo boy who lay
in a thicket, with hia head upon ft shattered
dnnnj apparently dying from the want of water
when you "
" Yes, yea. It all cornea back to mo now.
And you ate ."
" That boy. Yonr kindness S3vcd my lifo,
and but this is no place to talk of it. Come
with mo. I have the means to repay at lesat a
portion of my debt. Long have I sought you.
This canteen gave me your name, and accident
has brought ua face to faco. But coma. Wife
slid littlo onea shall find that boneath the gray
there bcato a warm and grateful heart. Yoa
nover did n better deed than when you g&ve a
drop of cool water to that suffering boy on
It was s generous Thanksgiving dinner to
which they hat down that day. and thoy thought
thoir cup of blisss was full, but in tho midst of
their enjoyment a letter, bearing the distinc
tive marks of Uncle Sam, was brought to the
soldier. With trembling fingers ho opened it,
and a check foil io the floor. Ho picked it up,
waved it above hia head In triumph, and
" See, it is my ponsion, thank God 1 I was
right, Mary, the Government has not yet for
gotten its old soldiers."
"And wo will drink itc health," aaid tho
rebel soldier, " for now at last there is ono
country, one flav;, for all."
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SONGS OF THE CAMP.
A Soldier's Letter.
Dear Madnm, I'm a soldier, find my speech la roueh
I'm not much used to writing, end I hat to giv
you pain ;
But I promised th&t I'd do It hs thought It might
be mo ;
If It chine from on who loved him, jxarhhpn 'twould
ertse the blow:
By this time you mugt surely uee iho truth I fain
you'll pardon a rough soldier's words, -while
tell you how ho died.
ji tho night before tho battler, end la our
1 than one bravo boy vrtui sobbing, and many
knee was bent,
u ve knew not when the morrow, witfc ltd bloody
fork was done,
many who were sauted there should sac it
.s not so n'":l for attlt they enred, as for tho
jvctl at home,
" tit always worse to think of, thin to hear the
"Twos then wt left th crowded lent, your Roldior
boy and I,
And we both breuthed frcur standing underneath
tho clear, blue aby ;
I wan more than ten ycaro older, but he aoeuie-d to
take to 1110,
And oftcnor than tho younger onsa ho ooujjhl my
lie hcenicd to want to tlk of home, snd those ho
held most dear,
And though I'd none to talk of, yat I Always loved
Bo then ho told mo on thnt night, of. tho time he
And how you r.orely jjrle7ed for him, but would
not let him stay;
And how hia own fond hops had been that when
this wnr was through,
Ho might go back with honor, to his friends 6
home and you.
He nnuied his sisters, ono by ono, and then n deep
Whcti ho told me of Another, but b did not optak
And then he nald, "Deir Kobert, H may be that I
And will you writs to them ut horns aotr I lored
and spoke of all T "
So I promised, but I did nos thlnS: 3h tim would
cinc !o soon;
The fiKht was just three dayo ago ho died to-dfcy
It seems so hard that oneco loved os he wwi should
While I should still b Hvins hers, who h&d o
friends at homo.
It was in (ho morrow' battlo, fast r&iud Iho ahot
lie was fighting cloo beside me, and I sw him
when ho fell;
So then I took him in my arms nnd laid him or the
'Twaa going: against orders, but I think they'll lot
'Twas a miuto ball thnt struck him, It entered at
And they did not think It fatnl, 'til the morning
that he died.
So when he found that ho must go, ho called ma to
And said, " You'll not forget to wrlto whoa you
hear that I urn dead;
And you'll tell them how I loved thtsm, and bid
them all good-by 1
Say I tried to do the btet I could, and did not fa&r
And underneath my pillow thoro'o a. curl of goldsa
There's 11 name ujvon tho papx, send U to my
" Ln3t night I wanted to to 11 to, I aeemod to younj T
Last week I passed my birth-day, I wm nlneteon
then you know;
When I thought of all I'd planned to do, It neemed
' so hard to die,
But then I prayed to Qod for grace, and my carta
aro all gone by."
And hero hia voice crew weaker, and ho partly
raised his head,
And whispered, " Good-by, mother 1 " and 00 your
' boy was dead 1
I wrapped Ida cloak tround him, and wo bore him
And laid htm by a clump of trtea, whom ill zaoon
was (shining brijht,
And we carved him out & heid-bonrd, a skillful as
If you should wish to find 14, 1 can tall you whoro
I Bond you back hia hymn-book, and the cp ho
used to wear,
And n lock I cut tho night beforo, of hLi bright,
I eend you back hhj Blblo; the night beforo ho
We turned Its leaves together, oa I read it by hia
I've kept tho belt ho always woro, he told me so to
It has a hole upon the sido, 'tis where tho ball went
So now I've done his bidding, there is nothing moro i
But 1 shall always mourn with you tho boy we
loved so well.
j THE FAMOUS JERSET LILY,
j Who Tins rehed tliee rtinrM. should be advi5d -i
tint nirniltenof the drama. ie profeMlon, sw well -.t
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futl.liix-ntof tlif'irPitj.MsrPineiitSidtn.Ht iii'--iltf. F-
I: v.o'iii! lie a p'v it td? raino'i w-atity r.ii'ir.iii , .
Ki;ll r pvmi tpinTHir-irY niroiiyoniPlUf ii! rr.i.sc- J
itiPiiceof onreliinr.teatrwtitiBlipr" velef v..ir" .J
' wiii-n a wpII-known and trli-i! remedy i at hand Jk
frrhr rc-li'-f. In fucli civs Half's Hony ofr-v
' IIore'ioiiil xmd Tar lias l.i-en founti particu ., ,
Ilarlv bf-n-fii-Ul, by it? anion in prompMy allay- 7
nil!,' "an irritated or congested ataie of tlie vocal
TS,vuis, ann 'li.ipenins eoie winmi. nrai; n, 11
bronchial alTections. It la sold by all dru(fgiAtJ. r
Glenn's Sulphur Soap beautifies tho com
Limits innrf" ftiul rPiuirMi in the Irit worktnan-HJ:
manner. G"jil Gt Kiiaraitti'fd.rirld the best i!;uiu:ai-'ured
llnih in the Uiiif-.i Sta.es. Twelve ;-f.irs' expi-riftiee.
I-iinbs repaired tiiat do not fit wearer. New socket
made. Reduced prices. Fur p-oti- uir.rs. address
A. 51. KltOKill.
Cambridge, Dane Co., TVlfl.
131 rll PAPErfe Gftfc icASi
A "WomlcrMly Liberal Oder by on ai(Mtnll!ha and IIclIaMc Jloc5. Our t-o epledlt pr!:ils. T
Cket ON THS iisETil '' OTrfiB iNO l-'iui, ue kuou XZ& i'imWI thr KurMoT.r. tint, ileinnr to tvl7 lnere-w tt-ij-
WJJBtW'! '. fJV(ZtSr?7X?T-. J Annul S, t.i! Oif.-r . - 8 j"
n r , , - -k. i ri 11 iiijuiiuv i vnv uiavivi- 1
s&i&i& u'jSwl ,?- -;ji V".!-ly ''P5, lip"'" Tn :"-" " h ai
feai-Si&S2, 'SK.-.)IXLL-iS.XjiJsMSSiid Ur;, tVIkct on the Ilenrth id C
t; -..i j-gygazatitaf iU-Si. 4tf '" TS-. i, , f"r One Year, an ...
fe, -' rr'3T5fr.-' . tS -Vl --rH AztX Valuable urn! Lsefut I'rtmHnw, at fo'iwi
W A J ' fiRSrO .V ite I 1. Elezant rhof.trrapa lburo. Mound In Velvet.
, BV.'-VJ"; ;v' .'.,- &j& viv f 'V & a&rJi'-w w.,rk--l in ill npin 01.9 of the coreu. It boW fa:!-
(TV ?.?..' v.'".".: n$ --. vSi;''ii'lf A-flfaJr' Mire of e&eiri ' '-o-:t It, hat l. inied a t-tj banHomt
t.'-'vv'' K$uJ J t V ! & ' .L -i-50iS5&.-? twi. 2. Gentletn tnV Fob Chain. The preniucj
$A:&SW&fr't ' ' 'I-'lM'?!; faabton la fe-.-. rw.r. wti-h ohalD t.tje'ib. Tbecnewa
Bj't'-JtoSSKTAi- f .'5?li73&lT .. J. imf . Oder i3ComiKf.l of hndwme b-et W.k riblmit. nito roll-
W'V--hJ J.-krZ erery Rentleo.an 51....H.1 bve. 3. Self-W Indian TP8
j.i.'l-'a-'i'.i.: : i-Vi Ft. !&. f" aiemnirc F.TrrTh,MTknnw'shtaupi't.i";-reH. 1st
v"-'t.5i,' ;-'' (. Bk lA ?'' ' -"A aio"' ' comm.m as a p.vrof ct. Th--. meuara bas
ifflclWK " ''Jf- ' ''iiv?'H. Wl ''' ,' ! Sootpo,he.ib.tsJca.e, anJ Is so weil made that H ill not
"J?li.ii'i'ii- 1 $ Itf 5 l -'s 7W easily cetaut of ordi-r, ai do c1-p artii-lt3 of this xini.
&J2J&&Z- A-'jW yL Alv -y KenUrnl Imltrtio Cclorc! roreelata 1Mb.
fi51)th2Zir&VA.:tf'S.l XJ , TL-J--riJSe-v,t'a tlfsillT minrmt In imitation r a roll d'ottd. to-, with ivh
and branch, anl ts rery stilish and hnu'lscme. Thr 11 uotbiliB eM u to tarrnn. ecu 11 wn w r jrr,. . tsrswu
Fln--er !?Ir.c This rin? U suitable for lidr or F":-:'.-.-.an. It iJ msda o'ssrne ian. nd ha RM-p-a'ed t.p and nime-p'.a c. I. U
Terr" haa.l.nt.ie. md ero is no-l.ln? ahout it to urn shorwearoct. G. VoeU-t Mr.p et th- CiUSed fitnie mi.1 Cj1-u.
da- for 1HS3. Acprr-ct and tli.piy colon-d too of i!ie wbcle Cniie-i 5'ate, and a Ca -Ddar for iM. -A rsrr lU-ila! at!!cle w cu . t
InthetKiCltrt.aadTaiuibl-forrrfrrenie. Rottonir. tipon receipt of oo!y oned-.lr e ;nri.l nd bvtU Ta Cmciot 0 tb Hr ,
and rorrjioi ash Frn for on ar, likcTvi.. a . n.e p-- raiunn. sii in noier. :.re d-:r.hed. Tow prenitnos : are ail ar...; o.
K-nnlne mrrlt. rilnaM and u'. '-il se . f.-r nothioi? c.-r. or Trortbicsi. Ths Caicxsr on rx Hicx it a. larje - n?
nacerl han-tso'oelv priia-d. pr fanelT illmtratci. and '.:! -d with chirmin; Serial at.d fltort i-tnrse., -.tches Porms, l.fit Kco-rl-frt-e
Wn iine fn-'tfce To-jni. V it an'l J! lttior, eta Cmnat r Fakm cotitaias e ht larpe pa, acd is doied to A; irj'v.r",
I'c'-ticulture. Hints for l.ome'.fooer'.. Lnl.-i1 FjnctV -r. and .tier prv-iral subjecM d is liktwl teactifultr iUastra:. 1. T'..e-s
two raners f.irnih amuseraeiit. rntrr-ainment and in?'ru-jt'pn for the .nole fair.iiy. VUe ar- just nn i netl-d in eer? b.ue j-.. .
We nXthsailrre" ....-loff.r ino-dr to -f -:.c nev, -uCriber for !So3. .Will yoa D"t t,k- .draateseofHT It is .-ny lis
rrp-ts-bareMa ever orred. and . :. an ot.nor'iirttT nt.lT cot fon occur aitalo. The i.x jrwurus will cie eiegao; Crn'tntt
.-nts hi' lb? raifi ulll delimit you fr a -r toe ine. A -lr.ilar hre inrMtd '.l b i'..;y s-venV r ,M-anteep-ftti.t.
isUe'ion or .11 crVr-'"V refund the ..0-. B- :iZ an o,.l-A.ta! lishrd at.il wMl-Ucwa tcu. w car-.-iot atford to 3F.;snrt :nt our
ccSl. or publivtloDs. or ..if-r more tiian ween faitr '-..ly carry t.u-. ttend us a elm ;r ar- ...d we will , s-nd yo an eitra .-ertpi?a
P". .r ..:.. A. .1 - t... 1 t!-,... .....v..,. 1 1.1, -. s. )1. MiKlKE nbluar. S l'urc Place. Au-x Tsr.
to i&e two papers,
, Willi LUC I.UU11.-I,'CI i-.i.v .w-t.y ....
NT"";." .J rffl K.3
3 a B !M23 "eti"
li.: tS-t y-i i.T 21 fa
"Pie nheT(,sa-ientlroljnwln"3ntlOD, Jast oat,
. ti w r;'iNiii "t - "" "'" -r .,,
i; 3X.4 !!." j. ..-.
(?J2Flyf&x2r' --SSfiB i.wr'-'.JV,-TiSiT?5raJ "iiaiveaaie. ltu & smroftraua, m
K ?. &?&i1!Mte&?'fT-?? the cheap mlcrowps which a
l&-32fT VT:15Vx,.-.A. iSs3S 1 --?...':" a oia from one to n dollar eacS
V'AiSri'viSiS' &:tV'5fc&".Ytf4&j&&- ?i fr -I-Si J, ina'rumantbseTr been offered
SS?sSft IN?5132'l"VwA' & oiiarfBI ttlu?t. But this is not
UlwM k$&&W&M ass SJS?ss::ttS
fer.v-XVV '$ feiWfefe" Hls'vt1 .1 'he? werataian. Thenar, plctarw
f-&Z?--&''P-Z13 the rreildent. of the Cnited
fc'-"fi''wrf(t,&$&.r M&hij?rm States, copies of tha b.-t palntlajT
'tPJ4SJSAtKa In tb.co-u-.try. AlsoalHaeo.'rcl.
Kfr -4:y? UptWfJtS laorm!sc'JMwTt.w ap"iJ-
lk&JiP&ZSiW (e?!-a Scania. Cotnlc end Patteria TU-
ki ,8&?ZZtt&Sl&-J Jfr? 'a&&Ai5& Coi- picwr Cost Thousands ol-
s-wviJtijiuasLa-: njLzr&?:i3UT'27rvie?i ,.- sazsja. viatic. s. --eri
1-" rTfr .-rTrTS.j- ; V jrM.'fVlr-f, - ,V ' 'ir.i'Zitftlm. .
nnf STV. Tl t .Ka .... rK.1 .. -!........, ...
pnSl.QOj WlUl S'JO pi-turea. 3 1.40. T'i Jio
VOSLD MAKUFACTURIMC CO., Jaa Nassau t.iraei.
$f to Ai?,vMr
Wm rt3 It J r ' W'3&
5S. th .,t"frV.k't? KStS?
tter'?-1 A 'l1
Beti L.-c?tai. - VGfi
The Orchestrion Harmonette3
. The most wonderful Musical Jnstrumen.
In tllO VVprld. It combine both music and mu
sician. Novel In construction ; elegant in desisTs
nml ilecoration ; powerful ami melixllouaineireit;
rriore notes and more powerful than ?9 Organ
elles. It plays any tune, dance, popular, or
Fficreri, and a little child can operate it.
It contains many patented improvements, and is
tho most perfect musical instrument in. the mar
ket. Price of Musto, only 4 ceuts per foot.
Music can be sent by mail at sny time. Thia is
tho most beautiful and acceptable present thaJ
can bo mado to any one. It will furnish inuaio
for any occasion, and any ono can play ii.
Price, $8. Special prJco to those wishing
to act aa our Agents, $5. beutliyexpress
on receipt or price. Address ItASSACllUsETTS
OltUAN CO., 07 Washington Street, Boston, M&ss,
Toovary reader of this paper wha
wUlsur.d an orderfor an IWON-
Cna 5Il picture
SjS. comir car Jawitliavery order
&. ' 1 -...
Tn Ironers Friend is
e ossc ai ciw.w ero' invans.
j S?''1 to 80P n iron front
WrTS'tlck'tirr to starched clothes;
'lit. w.. t Ai3fi)ubti3 uusnriosa
i ti JtoGcn.n. C 'liars. CntfAi!.
.i ! '"WiSl O? IS the h'-itCh'.nese LaiMiJry.
Siiliiarcii t!cUus to tho lroa
i.'ytho n.,o of too li
msrlblft lor atnrrli to .itli'V.
An Ironing can be dona In lesatlmo and eastar. Kolady
will do without It nftron.-o tulnfrlt. Agents r.ra mailrjc
money eemtiKtlio JfJOPlER'3 FRIEWD. Pomouwnts
tsll most ft gross In a 1'ay. Ono indjoonttlio first day
tnata ll.TO In Ilro hour's. Afclxty pas booU, "Uow to
Mako lliinay,' with every ordnr ol S3 cunts or over. Sample
iKUHfclta f-i?Ji WD oymati, tritli riotnro "O cants;
'How to lln!i,l lloner ." 7t pni. Trv a dutt.ii und il
them toTimr IrUn.W.
l.JA80a & COai iNeoaau Qtc9 Now YofSt
Itiill, jutl out, and the O UKA 1 1. L'
NOV'KI.TY et'r effere J in Children'
Th uo.l ltieit is ot t:i mfii
French tnahe, Uli wai HXali.
liCH.IlAir., ami lmct rvt. and
is no ditlrrcnt in app'-a'ance
from the brst o f Inipurtt d ao..s ;
but within its bodv u a niott tn
gcriious machine, Licit, when it
13 lishtlyprcsit.l, cause tlie Doll
to sii.g uue of the t" .!lo inj? airs t
' Home, ixcttt hunt," " (Jreen
ill," " teaiU to I an angel,
"Th n hinmu tend." 4tiUdi
but and bye," ' Donnn Vvon,"
"Ilowcan I leave ttictt""JL b 0
Jmertca," "Tuou, tVJU
(Itenuan), "FruAt 6'rt
German), " Tell Aunt
Doodle." 'lrie siniur attach
ment is a perfect imulciu
inatruuicnt, flnely maJe,
and will not tet oul r oriler
and (As doll U itld for t A tan
prire that toy dealer aik for Its
mm quality af a dUl uiiAout t
in-jiny aimcAmoU. Walking
and U1V.1HJ dolls hays bea
made, but at hijjh pnc.t, and
and thy di nutaflj.-d tha litUa
ons ha.f the enjoyment that our
wutideriul Mnaii Doll dnca.
We have two sues. '. 1.
2i ir.chss high, wax head, rtal
hair, tii.e eyes, and a very beau
tiful face a strictly flrit-claia
quality French Doll. Trice,
complete, &.?!. Na. 1.
Sum as No. 1. but eve ciuia
, when laid down. SOc. extra.
S No. ti. 91 inches hish, extra
O flno wax btttl, real hair, and
mini eves, j rice, uu.uu.
A"t. JC?j. Feme as No i bul
with doiir.Keyo. 7Sc. Mtra.
The pntc' include iuiiiij) and
paek.):g. S't.t to utiy address on
receipt ui price, a :t cuiur.Huc ca
chemu", not shown in engrav
ing, goes with each Doll. eyThese nrices arc as low as ths
ssmo quality doll is Renerully sold at without the Sin?int; Attach
Uieut. It is the most bcautltul present that can be made to a child,
and will afford more amusement than any other toy tn the mar
ket. Tub tkade bupvlieu. Address tha AlassACllcfitm
OxaJiM COu-A(T,5UYaitiuiston btrtct, lloiton, M., U.S-i.
s'- ;. 5JUl
?. v twy;. . , tstzr y t
bx'"T3X ?mim j?-3i4
liKUntKij I- UltNUfi. J " i'lcttires, ana
papoiiooit, 25 cents. 12 IROPlER'S FRIEND?.
uu i iciiiras. Lanite sst of imi. nml sin f i..'h
lr '., -MS VV
I .-ivfi i', gfj FJ? "lA .1
llu ill I
I 1.v 'VJJ?a,'Sw V :
aL.4sJr js?: s
r t ;?i vll --
i r- Atwnr s . rn
I u iS N0T GENERALLY KNOWN,
It Is not jtenrallr Jtno.vn tnnt we mAOufrtur. Import
orlal in iii-nrly ""vrrythiiic that is int'Bor drunk,
and that rom-.i;i ep.;:i. if ihey will ak .fn-ir jjrtx i-r "
pr-xtirp it ( 1- til- ;r.,K-i a!ithii;C they w;m! u,i.l-r7iwr-bf-
brastil. VV do i.ot allow our Bftu.e ut 1 j.1i '1
upon smv pol t;mi prp m of pooit tutaM'v :tui full
-!Slht. It j. the.f'-ir", to the interest ef c!:V:ni-.rs to
aK for Tliurher's ir:iis. S-jine grnreis very si,ot
u'hteiHy handle other brands beiatiM t!iey aii na-c- a
l.ira-r proti. Imt thev ln siiif. rf ths imlKirtant f.1.1
that what the make 'in ip larger marjdn f profit, th-y
'ye iii the whftltrr vilntne ut UMie. Si eTry ( jh
siirner ki..w jo: vt..it brands they can reiy upon, hut
we jriarantee all g-ois sol-! nu.Iar ir name to be of
superior .(iiality, ami ui'h.ir:r dealers to ref'ind th pnr-clta-?.-
nrkelnanv ir-w !-..n- the corminer ;i3 cause f-r
disatifartlnn It i. therefor?, to ;he i:-ert of both
de-Urr and consuttier to u. Thurber's brands, nd thev
can get altnort everything under oar brand if th7 will
rsJc their grocer for it.
Our Motto 1 Good Quality, Honit Quantity.
Th alj MH39 Xaaretr.Mff KSCLUSITSLT
Tharlwr's CoKe-mads FrtMr?3 aro Delicioxc
Thsrber'a Eoostey Coffiws in ?oaa T&tkit ar
H. K. 'ft F. bTthUrBER A GO.,
And Dealers in all Varieties or Food Fztfcete,
HIUHS FBEE I
ve n- mute tec Io;.- ng
criber: l'"n rn-rift
Tfaular -t'cni. oi
alone) waciUseni w.h
ottaze and V aria
:-o fid. J" ree and Pott- J'utd,
- , . . :- - - -
Kl USB ts gfe
wblcb bas already bcotca tmmejnl7
popular and Is bound to bv at s-
Ton tiav thm all at less thus Ora
if tha 3trogTa;.h with 100 p!taf
ifarft.! r' It tV rriflanfthQ StTOST
rt-nrai 51.65. Bond post offlos order or r agistor .a
TC TT tj. ManMn n A ttl TTntIawkftMri. AH.A
all in iwcu of a Good S&oon &
.tv s.a. .4luv.-.v. -. , . r n
Silver Cteei Spoons Ii
T?uir r n ri'wla that s.wrta can coin nMMT
on. rriey ar ne.iia 01 Stei, pri"5 temperea ami
- -. - .- - ---- -o , : -- , v.
I e;esnt.y Soisautl. mil iiar:ly p.ateti wittt a qmjij
l:vri.rMi mi-rxl kl-own . "nicttciie.' which SO M
i ciieiy reeembies si.vcr as to baftle ton a cf t-.e oert S
i juilc. These apoonj ara warranted not to tanrna or a
1 rurn coior, anu to always iook as wen aa c;in jiirer. j
I ana wear rcun D cr tuan ordinary p.ateij u wuanfj
! in? six mi es ti.e cr.ee. Wnhinz to pit- e stn-pies in I
J every hou in t;.e !ani,we hav j-ut the price way A
j paid, 24c. : 5 aau.ple U. il.OO, poatpaid.
! CAUTION--'lv,e P00"5? " ct'i. bT P!
anu asking !-ur lime ar cr.ee. Ecwae of dang;
1 with tne.8 partiea. AOdrei all ortii -, . f, JOfi&S 1
15 flO P. 0. bOA 8oaJ, BUS J UN, MAoi.
.at.'y M-r '''' '" " " '" m'-V "'. """ncisyABJi
Wffsanji ijp tum pail ii
WASH1NQTOH, D. 0.,
Attoxney"Kt-JjKW ad Solicitor of
ASSS&XCjIIV & FOFJ&H
YStAMZJWSOBD IK liMS,
CAN I OBTAIN A PATENT?
Send s ronh sksteh or (if tou on) a model of voi
invention to GectSK E. Lemom. WsiahlDatoa, L. t...
and a IT.ELiMJNAKY EXAillNATlOX whl hi
martunr.ill I'nifwil Statcnt V&ri.tB if rli. u.itaa rlna ,-
inventions, nnd yuu wiU be julvised waHhr or &ot a
patent can be obtained.
WILL IS MAD rOt 33m
What Will a Patent Cost?
If you ara advised thttt your Invention la vxtntMt.
send S20 to pity Govemnteut ttpplicaii at. fi of S13, ii
S.i for the drttwliiis reuuirwt tr tho tit.veniDint. Ibit
amount is pavable wbou the snipiicatioa is siiad. '..m
Is all of the esperum, nnlvja Fs-tsnt i islioKcd. Tflwi
allowed, the utturnev's fie (-ij and th ritiil Gorara
ment fee (S'-O) ia pu'vallc.
By these rt-nns you fci.owr beforehitnd far aotalnx
whether you tire snI!? to "- Tuteat or not, and ao at
torney' fee Id charged unless you do get A Patent.
An nttorn?v wti$ fee depends on h W aucceaa tn obtain.
lni: the I'atetit will not advise you that your invention .
pntentaLle unless it really t patentable, ao Car h'.s Lt
judgment can aid in detenaiuiiic the question; t.'nce,
yon can rly on the ad vic given after u preliminary eiusi
Inatiiin in liail.
IH:sh; rATEXTS and tha REOtSTKATIOM
OK LA UK? A ar.l i KAIiE-LARliS secured.
CA KA'IS prt'l drwl and ti'.fd.
Application tor the ItK-lSSL'E OF PATENTS
carefully and skuilfully prepared and promptly oro
cutetl. Api.Ilcatlons In revivor of REJECTED, ABAV
UOAED Oil FORFEITED CASES made. Vry
often valuable inventions are saved in th3 daaaca el
If you hnvfl undeirtalcen U secure your own pattat acd
fltiletl, ii skillful handliugof the ruee may ld toacceJ.
Send men written request addrrKted tntheComsita!on
of 1'ateuts thut he reconiinutouufc K. Lsmox. ofX'MA
iocton I). (:., aa your uttorney In the coe. srirtrs; ti
title of the tuvention and a!out th dat oi liiiiis J out
application. An examination will lx madj of wcae,
and vu will he informed whetbsjr or not a paUat sab ai
obtained. This examination and rpoct nal mi i
Iiiterferenco Contents artslns; wlthtiV S
ORice between two or more rival claimant j ti: jjjsm
eubJect-inatlerofitivenUon, attended to.
Appcnl ilt-mcdiea pursued In relief iruai 1VE
Searches tnudr for titl to Invention.
Conies ol" Patent luriiiniied at the rSifdlxr Zrraf
niPiit ra'es. ( cftits earh, if Mibsequi-nt to 1?M; prctlatJ
patonts, not printed, at cost of making copied
Copies oi OnU-ial i:cerds furnished.
UpintoiiN rendered ud to coi, validity, ani iniWsjfO
ment of l'atents. . .
In fact, anr Information relating to Patents and to
property rieh'ts in inveutiwu proinpuy rurnuhed oa ths
most reasonable terms.
Itemsmber, this offlci- has been In snfcf.vnil operation
lnce lSt5, and you therefore reap the benefits of experi
ence. Address, with stamp for reply,
GEORGE E. LEMON,
WASHINGTON, I. O.
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