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Q. T. HDOHKS.
Barnett & Hughes,
Attorneys at Law,
Offia ofl Waal Main Ktr-Mt rnrnirli ....uniad kw
Taomu Baraett. Jun3u-m.
n. 8. THOMPSON.
GREEN & THOMPSON,
Attorneys at Law,
Will practice In all tha rariuna courts of Msnrv
and adjoining couotiea. fcjuSpeclal attention iv
u to coUectmaa. Juna 16-7-ly.
T. 13. BOND,
Attorney at Law.
Will practic in Maury ami adjoining counties,
C. W. WITHERSPOON,
Attorney at Law,
Will attend with nrotnntnaaa tn a.l f.ao-a.1 Rit.lnM
'.ntrUlred to bin care in Manrv am adir.-ininir f inn.
tie. 8 rict attention to collection and srttlinienta
of all kind.
af-Offica Whitthorna Block.
P. H. SOUTH ALL, JR.,
Attorney at Law,
iWuSpeeial attention given to collection. Office
Wnitthorns Block. .Inne30. 187.
J. B. MCRPHT.
LOONEY & MURPHY,
Attorney at Law
Solicitor in Chancey,
V. P. HOWELL,
Attorney at Law
Solicitor in Chancery,
5"1"1 1 attention given to the collection of claims.
"m: v nittnorae Block. janHy
, W. C. TAYLOR,
Attorney at Law
Solicitor in Chancery,
A. C HI 1ST.
T. M. JOSES, JW.
JONE & HICKBY,
Attorneys at Law
A N D -
Solicitors in Chancery,
Will praottre in the Court! of 3!anrr and Hickman
Dantiea. surotllce: W'bitthorne Ulock.
OEOEGE C. TAYLOR,
B. H. SANSOM.
TAYLOR & SANSOM,
Attorney at Law
Solicitor in Chancery.
l:. rr. '
Hill practice in Murr ami adjoining counts,
and In the Muprem and k edral Courtaal Naahvilie.
Special attention tfiv'n tn tli colle-tiun of cUiimt.
av-offici: North Main Mrect, second door from
' Nelson House." jan. 2th-lS7l..
JNO. T. WRIGHT.
.t. V. DEW.
WRIGHT & DEW,
Attorney at Law,
Solicitor in Chancery.
Oroi e Whittborne Block up stairs.
A. II. HUUUKS.
A. M. ni'UIIKS, Jr.
A.M. HUGHES &S0H.,
Attorney at Law
Solicitor in Chancery,
Will practice In the I'oiirts of Maurr and adjoininc
rnnutlea. and Supreme and federal Courtn at Nh
villa. Ihaslrictpnt attention will le fien to all
t-uauiess en trnaied to their rare. niHce-Sonth side
Wat Main f trrrt, 2d door fioin the Square.
J. V. M'KISSACK,
1TT0RXEY kv (01MELKIR AT LAW,
Offlee: l'p stairs, abova Tost Office.
Will give strict attention to all business entrusted
tn him, in any of the courts of Maurr, Williamson
aa4 adjoining rouutea.
Collection and settlemnnta of all kind, attended to
Will hold an offlca at Spring Hill every Saturday,
may 12th 1176.
JOHN T. TUCKEK.
W. f. Tl t'KEI!.
J. T. & W. F. TUCKER,
VThoselale and Ketail
- A X D
Northeast Corner Public tqnare.
COLUMBIA, : : ; TENNESSEE.
yrealcrs in Cotton and all kinds of
produce. Liberal advances made on goods
in store. nov.19 1875-ly.
Gentlemen who visit this esUbliohment,
will always find the best artists in Columbia.
Hair Cutting, Shaving and Shampooning
dene in elegant style. All the Proprietor
asks is a trial.
Transient ratea reduces from
4.00 TO 83. OO PER DAT.
(Small rooms $2 50 a day when called for.
Haa removed from New York to Columbia, Ten--,
whare ha will, la th (at. tie, practi.a. his
profeaaioB. He can bo seen at all hours, when not
proJ-ssionally engaged, at the office of Dr. Towler,
orth Main Street, Columbia. Tenn. Nov. 17-76-ly
The hardest and best
ARTICLE OF COAL
-.laKrXGHVIiST (k to . fcen't e'S.
By HORSLEY & HEMPHILL.
THE LARGEST FIRE SURPLUS . OF AE COMPANY
I IV THE
We If old
Manager : JOHNJH. McLAREN, Esq., at Liverpool.
TOTAL ASSETS IX THE UXITEO STATKS,..J..V.V.7.V.V.V.."."."
NET FIRE SURPLUS AFTEK DEDUCTING LIABILITIES
LOSSES PAID SINCE ORGANIZATIOnCT..'
Annual Statement, .January 1876.3
SUMMARY OF ASSETS:
Cash in Bank of Liverpool and other Banks " "
Balances in hands of A rents, at Branch Offieea. and in count nf traimmiasinn
Cash in Principal Offices .
Real Estate Owned by Company (ne encumbrance) '...
British, Indian and Colonial Stocks, Shares and Bonds' owned by Company
(market value $7,488,029.50)., ..
United States Bonds (market value $1,828,843.50)
Stock and Bonds of Corporations and Cities held as security for cash actually
loaned (market value $7,047,532.89)
Loans on Bonds and Mortgage 'firstliens on $939,973.02)
Other Secured Loans, acrued Interest (since paid), and admissible Assets
nanaary ot lAm billtle
Total amount of all liabilities exclusive of the undermentioned. $11,040,989 05
Amount necessary safely to reinsure all outstanding risks 1,640,280 00
Net Fire Surplus at market value, $5,811,481.17, less $499,321.17
not exienaea in company's statement
Net Firfi Income of Commy. :
Unitfed States Income Mm 1875,
All losses ef this department paid by us without reference to Liverpool or elsewhere.
BARBEE & CA3TLEMAN, Managers Southern Department.
OFFICE: S. R. Cor. Main A Kirth Ktrta T nniivilla Vtr
GRO C E R
THE LARGEST STOCK IN THF CITY OF
taple and Fancy Groceries,
Old Domestic Whiskies, French Brandies, and Imported Wines and Liquors.
jg-fcpeciai inducement? ottered to Merchants m want of SuddHps. Ih v full
stocK oi iiuist s Hmza Bro.. and ernes
nished to the trade at wholesale rates.
NEW YORK STORE!
MEW YORK STORE
Next Door to Tyler & Williams.
Immense arrival of Xew Goods, consisting of
Dry Goods, Notions, Trunks, Boots, Shoes, Hats
And an Endless Variety of
Flannels, Blankets, Shawls and Laces.
The largest stock of Clothing ever seen in Columbia, which was bought at Bankrui
sale, and at price to astonish the world, which he offers to the public at a rerv small a
vanee. ueio w we pive a tew oi tne ntrures :
ouw conei at iony era.; an wool nannet zucts.;
oimiumiw; o imper m pins ior iu cis.
E verythiiiy of the very best make, and will
proais as our motto.
M. C. MATS.
R. P. DODSON'.
LIVERY, SALE AND FEED STADLE
At the Old Stand. South Main Street.
t& Vehicles of all,kinds for hire. UNCLE TOMMY DOTJOLAKS will be
on hand to drive the " Old Reliable Omnibus" to and from all trains.
FIRST-CLASS SADDLE AND HARNESS HORSES.
T. W. Tl'RPlM
We have in stock a first-class assortment of
Also Harness from
ia.i5J.oo to $100.00
Our work is first-lass; the prices lower
than the same kind of work can be bought
north of Columbia, '.--. -
June 20. 87-ly. KUHN & TURPIX
PURE BRED POULTRY.
Tba ondersicned offers far sale a few verv Una
tiH-k.ral. ol iheatMive varietiea. ttoca ilirectljr from
W. 11. TODD. Also irn veik uood light aad
dark Brahma l Wken.li. Unit lot 6t' bjn iu s.
aua, nua all ot tbsauova Vaxlatle.- ilr l owls ar
cpt la sLrkt yards id trva pui. f'tices raa.
onmtia ad saii.;ao;ivs f uaisntsd.
S6pt..7o-lr. Culuu.U, lua
V A L
OF LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND.
341,573 02 ,
m Kei rtr nrl u.
I K S
New Garden Seeds, whirb wil he fur.
Call and Examine Stock ant? Prices.
Cor. Main and Mechanic Ttreets.
1 JJ tj
a very large handkerchief at 5 sis ; a number
vi spools oi t-fce best thread for 40 cents or
i.oois ana snoes otierea at. bottom prices.
give entire satisfaction. Quick sales and small
I). T. CHAPPELL,
FIRST NATIONAL BANK,
Of a'oluitsfelaw Tenu.
Does a General Bankine and
Jf. TOWLKR, President.
LtJC'ltlS FR1ERSOX. Cashier.
PORTER, BRYAN & ALFORD,
WhoTeaale Dealers iu
TOBACCO and CIGARS
Proprietor f tha Celebrated
" PORTER RIFLE" CIGAR,
Ill Sajsuare. HASH Via. IK.
una d - -
T. A. HARRIS,
U. S. COMMISSIONER.
Mv. PLKASANT, TSXN.
Will be ia Coiuiubia evtiy Monday. Bus
iiiess.coBnected with this oifioe left with A.
M. Hughes, Jr., or at hte fflice, will reeeive
prompt attetitlon. oct.0-rf
SU3 EO I GL,
Judgment of the People.
Purine the past eight years the public have care-
lolly ohservea tne wonderful curea accomplished
by Allen's Strengthening Cordial.
From Its use many an afflicted sufferer has been
restored to perfect health alter haviDg expended a
small fortune In procuring medical advice and ob
taining poisonoua mineral medicines.
Its medical properties are alterative, tonic, fo! vent
and diuretic. There is no disease of the human
system for wnich Allen's Strengthening
t orniat cannot re usea wun peneci saietj.
Allen s . Strengthening Cordial
It will eradieaie from the system every taint of
Scrofula and Scrofulous Humor. It has permanently
eureit thousands of halplees eases where all other
Known remedies laiiea.
Allen's Strengthening Cordial
Is the great blood purifier, enrea Syphilis, and re
moves Pimples and Humors on the face
Ilesron should tach us that a blotchy, rough or
pimpled skin depends entirely upon ac internal
cause, and no outward application can ever cure the
Tumors, UlGers, or Old Sores
are'eaused by an impure state of the Mood : cleanne
the blood thoroughly with Allen' Strength
ening Cordial and the complaints will disap-
Wen' Strenatlieniua Conlial cures
Constipation, Dyspepsia, r'aintness of stomach. It
is not a stimnlating Bitters which creates a fictitious
appetite, But a gentle Jonic, wnu-a assists nature to
iestore the stomach to a healthy action. No person
uttering with Sour Stomach, Headache, Costiveseas,
Piilpitation oi the Heart, Indigestion, Low Spirits,
etc., can late tnree (loses witnout rviiei.
lllen'M Strentithenina Cordial cures
Fe nale weasneas : it cl directly itimn the causes ot
these complaiuts, invigorates and st lengthens the
wtiole sv.iem. acts upon the secreiive orvsns anu
Allen's Strennthenina Cordial haa
I Derer failed to cure mercurial diaeases. pain in the
nones, as it remores front tne system tne producing
I cause. Halt Rheum and Scald Head readily yield to
the great alterative eflecta oi tbls nieutcine.
Allen's Strengthening Cordial has
never been known to mil in laving immediate relief
in all diseases of the Kidneys and Urinary orrans.
This medicine challenges the most profound atten
tion of the molicai facultv, many of whom are pre-
acnoing it to incur patients.
Allen's Strengthening Cordial acts
as delightfully on the teu.ler hale, the most delicate
lal y, auil in him old age, as on the a done man : im
parting health and vigor to the nerves and brain,
blood-vessels, heart and liver. When taken you
can feel it life-giving power course through every
artery, destroying all diseases in the blood and giv
ing he.ilth, elasticity and strength to the whole or
n's Strenatlieniua Cordial is so.
knowledted by all classes of people to be the best
and most reliable blood purifier-in the world. It is
a never lainn remedy and can berer.ed upon, now
many thousands upon thousands have been snatched
as it were from the brink of the grave by its miracu
lous power. Who will sutler froui 1.1 vvr Complaints,
Dyspepsia. Disease of the Stomach. Kidnevs. Bowels.
or Bladder when such a great remedy is within reach.
Volumes might Ih? rilled with proof from all carta
of the civilized world to prave that no remedy haa
ever been discovered In the whole history of medi
cine that acta so promptly. Kven in tha worst cases
of Scrofula a good appetite, complete digestion,
strength and a disposition for exercise, are sure to
follow iu use. If the bowels are costive, or head
ache accompanies the disease, the use of Allen's
Uver Pills will remove it. Over eight years experi
ence and the increasing opuiarity of Allen's medi
cines sre conclusive proof.
race I l.oo per bottle, or six bottles for So 00. 11
your druggist or store- keeper does not have it, we
will forward half a dozen to any address on receipt
of the price.
rrepared only Dy
AMERICAN MEDICINE CO.,
ST. JOSEPH, MO.
For salt by all DruggiM?.
ALLEN'S PILE OINTMENT,
TUB VMIWIXAL. ASD hi EX I J.VK
The reputation of this Meilicioe is now so well es
tablished tiuit liberal mindetl men in the medical
proiession throughout the U nion recommend it to
their patients us tae very best of all remedies for
Piles- Huudteds of the mo-t painful c.ies of Piles
have been eured by its usw in a very short time.
No medicine has ever obtained a higher or moie
aeseTVinij reputation man Allen a rite Ointment.
Allen's Pile Ointinenf is a remedy of universal
usefulness whenever an oil (,-erate salve ointment or
embrocation is required, in cases of Burns. .Scalds,
Blisters. Sprains, bruises. Abrasion. Cuts. Ulcers.
6alt Kheum, letter, Eczema, Ring Worm, Barber's
Itch, rrosteu Limbs, Chilblains, (Jhapped Skin,
Fever Rlisters, Bed So es, rtore Feet, Bunions,
Vegetable Poisoning, Bites of Insects, etc.
There is no known remedy that gives such lasting
relief as Allen's Pile Ointment, it is a new, de
lightful and wonderful remedy, designed and war
ranted to snpersedo all other Ointments yet dis-
Aiien s rue uiuiinent is entirely uincrent from
any other Ointment in the whole world perfectly
harmless for the infant or aged ; it is cooling and
grateful to the burning brow, throbbing temples and
lever-paretivi system ; it win tanish pain and allay
innammation more raiuuiv tnan any curative com
pound in this or in any other country.
Price 50 cents a box, or six boxes for 12 CO. If
yyHagdxtigirist or store-keeper doe not have it, we
winrrTrward half a dozen to any address on receipt
Prepaied ouly by . .
AMERICAN MEDICINE EGO.,
St. Joseph, Mo.
For sale by all Druggists.
AlleD's Liver Pills.
Peifectly laMes, elcKStillv coated. For the
cure ot all disorders of tne Stomach. I.ivar. Bowels.
KidupTS. Bladder, Nervous IHseases Headache.
Constipation. 0ativenrMs, Indigestion. DysiefM-ia,
and all Bilious Disease, such as onsiipstioB. In-
vinl rne, phi rf of riiiaal to the iirnul, achllty
ti the 8l.)tiisi'ti, N:iuse:t, Heartburn. iiiniat for
KonJ. I'u!lne5s or i;;ht in the Stouincb, fcfonr
Kructations. Milking or rlutteiiiig sf the Pit ol the
Stomach, Saimniing of the Head. Honied and Dif
ficult Breathing, fluttering at the llniii. Choktne
or Sunoca'iiig S-na iora when in a lying posture.
Dinine.sof Vision, Dots or W e! before the Sight.
Fever or dull pain in the Head, Dithcttlty of Per
spiration, lellownessof ilieSkm and t-.yis. Pain iu
the Side, Cheat. Uuihs, and Sadden Flushes t
Heat Burning of the Fleah, etc.
Allen's l.irer M'illm uiay alwavs bp relied
on as a safe and effectual remedy, and may be taaen
ny not n sexes at all limes Willi nenehclul results.
Bv their use the weak are made strong Dintre-s
after eating, inward Weakness, l.artunr. Want of
Appetite, are at on.-e renmrid by a dose or two of
these Pills. Thousands .if enns who have used
these Pills we have v.-t to hear the Brat complaint
from one who ha triet them. Thev alwnvs aive
ALLEN'S LIVER PILLS
Regulate the organs of the system, restoring func
tional harmony anil securing the aeeretion ot the
proper constituents of each o:gan. By the;r action
the liver secrete its allotted proportion of bile the
lungs cat lion, the skin sweat, the kidneys u'ina
etc., and are always reliable as a purgative.
The aged, and persons .subjected tn Constipation,
Paralysis, and Weakne-s of the Bowels Kidneys
and Bladder, etc., that have to resort to fniertions,
by taking two or three of AHen't I.iver Pills, will
enjiv natural discharges, and by the occasional live
of them have regular operations In the e eases
tbeir streogihrcicg and nutritious principles are
exhibited ; everv dose will add rew strength to the
Bowels. Liver, Kidneys, etc, that may be worn or
dep'eted by ace.
.n these Pills, a wact that science haa ever failed
to supply is secured and this is a thorough purga
tive that can be gives in safety in cases of ernptiie
fevers, aa Small-pox, Erysipelas, Yellow Fever,
Scarlet and Typhoid Fevers. When the Mucous
Membrane bacomes nlceratad, these Pills act thor
oughly, yet heal ul.'ersted and excoriated parta.
They "are'made from ext acts from new ingrodieMs
entirely vegetable, superior i a every respect to the
ordl-ary' powders and snbst&ncea ef the common
advertised Pills, and have a safe, certain and uni
Price 23 eeutsa box. or six boxes for 11.15. If
yonr druggist or store-keeper -iocs not-bave them,
we will forward half a doz n boxes to may address
on receipt of tba price. Prepared only by
AMERICAN MEDICINE CO.,
St. Joseph, Mo.
Jrm aula by 'all Druggists
I lariat Tliewe JFacts.
The Tetimonjr of the TFh.Ie World.
HOLLO WAY'S 3?ILjS
"I had no appetite : Hollowsr's Pilla iriva
me a neany one.
1 . c
"Your Pills are marvelous."
"I send for auother box. and keeD them in
"Dr. Hollo way has cored wv headache that
'I eave one of your Pills to mv babe for
cnoiera moruus. i ne uear little thin a is now
. , In. . .. . - -
i .1 .
"My nausea of a moraine is now cured '
"Your box Of Hollowav's Ointment cured
me of noises in the head. I rubbed some of
yourOmtment behind the ears, and the
noise has left."
"Send nie two boxes: I want one for a poor
I enclose a dollar : your price is 25 cents.
I - . j 1 " ' . ... '
out inn jueuiciue to me is worm a dollar.
"Send me five boxes of your pills."
"Let me have three boxes of Pills bv re.
turn maiL for Chills and Fever."
I have over 200 such testimonials as theae.
but want of space compels me to conclude.
or cutaneous Disorders. -
And all eruptions of the skin, this Ointment
is most invaluabi?. It does not heal exter
nally alone, bur penetrates with the most
to the very root of the
H OIiLOWAY'8 PILXiS.
Invariably cure the following diseases
Disorder of the Sidneys. .
In all diseases afleeting these organs.
whether they secret too much or too little
water; or whether they be afflicted with
stone oi gravel, or with aches and pains set
tled in the loins or over the regions of the
kindnevs, these Pills should le taken accord
ing to the printed directions, and tne Oint
ment should be well rubbed into the small
of the back at bed time. This treatment
will give almost immediate .relief when all
other means have failed.
For Stomachs Out of Order.
No medicines will so eflet-tuullv improve
the tones of the stomach aa Uicse Tills; they
remove all acidity occasioned either by in
temperance or improper diet. They teach
the liver and reduce it to a healthy action;
they are wonderfully efficacious in cases of
all disorders of the I Jver and stomach.
HOLIX WAY'S PILLS are the best known
in the world ior the following diseases :
Agne, Asthma, Bilious Complaints, Blotches
u the Skin, l onsunipuou oi tne
Bowels, Consumption, Debility, Drop
sy, Dysentery, I-.rysipelas, remale Ir
regularities, Fevers of all kinds, Fits, Gout,
Headache, indigestion, Inflammation, Jaun
dice, Liver Complaiuts, Lumbago, Piles.
Rheumatism, Retention of urine, Scrofula or
King's Evil, Sore Throats, Stone and Gravel,
Tie-Doulourei, Tumors, Ulcers, Worms of
all kinds, Weakness from any cause, etc.
None are genuine unless the signature of
J. IlAYDOCJi, as agent for the I nited States,
surrounds each box of Pills, and Ointment.
A handsome reward will be given to any one
rendering such lnlormation aa may lead to
the detection of any rartv or parties coun
terfeiting the medicines or vending the same,
Holloway & Co., New -York, and by all
respectable droggists and dealers in medi
eines throughout the civilized world, in boze
at 25 cents, b'2 cents and $1 each.
r-There is considerable saving by ta kin
the largest sizes.
j. it. Directions ior tne guidance of pa
tients in every disorder are affixed to each
ttfttrr. 11 ILlKe-rty Ntr-, Wear York.
1-0BTT YIAKS BSVUBK THE PPBMC.
DR. C. M PLANE'S
FOR THB Cl'BB Ot
Hepatitis, or Liver Complaint,
BTSPirSIA AND SIC IIEADACIIS.
Symptoms of a Diseased Liver.
P AIN in the right skle.under the edge
ot the ribs, increases on pressure ;
sometimes the pain is in the left side ;
the patient is rarely able to 1 ie on the left
side ; sometimes the pain is felt under
the shoulder-blade, and it frequently
extends to the top of the shoulder, and
is sometimes mistaken for a rheuma
tism in the arm. The stomach is aftect-
cd with loss of appetite and sickness ;
the bowels in general are costive,
sometimes alternative with lax ; the
head is troubled with pain, accompan
ied with a dull, heavy sensation in the
back part. There is generally a con
siderable loss of memory, accompan
ied with a painful sensation of having
left undone something which ought to
have been done. A slight, dry cough
is sometimes an attendant. O The pa
tient complains of weariness and de
bility ; he is easily startled, his feet are
cold or burning, and hecomplainsof a
prickly sensation of the skin ; his spir
its are low: and although he is satis
fied that exercise would be beneficial
to him, yet he can scarcely summon
up fortitude enough to try it. In fact
he distrusts every remedy. Several ol
but caies have occurred where few of
them existed, yet examination of the
body, after death, lias shown the liver
to have been extensively deranged.
' AGUE AND FEVER.
Dr. C. Mf Lane's Liveii Pills, in
cases of Ague and Fever, when
taken with Quinine, are productive of
the most happy results. No better
cathartic can be used,preparatory.to,
or after taking Quinine. We would
advise all who are afflicted with this
disease to give them a fair trial.
For all Bilious derangements and as
asimple purgative they are tmeqtialed.
' BEWsKE OF IMITATIONS. Q
The genuine Dr. C. MSLane's
Liver Pills are never sugar coated.
Every box has a red wax seal on
the lid, with the impression Dr.
MVLakk's Liver Pills.
ThegenuineMSLANE's Liver Pills
bear the signatures of C. MTLane.
and Fleming Bros, on the wrappers.
EInsiston your druggist or store
keeper giving you the genuine Dr. C.
Lane's Liver Pills, prepared
by Fleming Bros., Pittsburgh, Pa. o
Sold by all respectable druggists
and country storekeepers generally.
Tothos wishing; to give Dn.C.MCfJkNB's Ltvsa
Pi Li s a trial, we will mail post paid to any part of
the United States. one box of Pills lortwciity-bve
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(Jeu. Sherman on the Signal S ric
In a letter to the house committee on
military affairs, (Jen. Fherman says, in
regard to the bill to limit and fix the
signal service, thai lie is opposed to it in
tolo,x cause it adN a new permanent
bureau to the war department, already
overburdened with nine others, all of
which are in undue proportion to the
actual pe? ce establishment, and damage
the army ielf by wrongfully charging
it with theextraviance thereby imported
on it Ly co gress itself. The army is
supposed to be composed of armed men
and such accessories as provide for their
want; but when these accessories be
come more nnmetou and powerful than
the armed body, we have an illustration
of the "tail that wags the dog." The
meriU of the signal bureau (Jen. Sher
man does not oppose, but he objects to
the army estimates, which are necessarily
very heavy, being charged 'with the
cost of maintaining snch m body of men.
They may call them colonels, majors,
sergeants jand privates, but that doea
not make them soldiers. ' He suggests
that, if congress enacts a law to make a
permanent corps ol signal officers as a
part of the regular army, it is belter to
take the officers of the army now detailed
for this duty, and allow an equal number
of new ofticer to be promoted tuJ ap
pointed to perform the duties With the
troops, which are now neglected by rea
son of detachment on thi so-called
temporary duty. .
THIS SOUTH POLE.
Kxsl4rUaMS ual Bzaasalltlaaui Im atju-ai
asraus AaitaarcU CaaUatsL
Not Be much for the purpose of dis-
covenno; sew lands iq the south, aa to
obtain information concerning the south
maffnet.'cpole amR.teroi roue a import
ance to science, the Dri.ish eovernment
fitted out the Erebus and Terror, and
placed tb cm under James Boss, with
Orozier as his seconu in command. .They
left Enzlaud iu 1SS9 and did not see it
again for four ' ears.
Wondernu i; was to we p. raging yol-
cano iu such a region. A loi siretch of
land T;as een i je marved two mag'
nificeuj moiirt4:.H ; on? of w ch, an ac
tive vo crno, twelve thousand ieet high,
recievo1 te name ot Mount ,i-ebus:
whi'e 1. e oihe' an ext' 'ct vo'cfno of
somew .at ess rl, was named after
the companion rhv Terror. An unmis
takable volcano was Erebus. Such a
macnificeni coipbiuat'on of volcanic fire
and endless ice probab'r rever before
met human r e, for Moun t Hecta, in Ire
land, must lis lar interior to it.
Koss d'd uoii wipter in tha. remote
region : 1 'deed, so lar as is krown, no
humau being ever passed a winter among
the aniartic ice. koss fcpent three sum
mers in bia exploration, while Le housed
his sliip for the intervening winters,
either at Tasmania or the Falkland
islands. Among the early explorers of
the mysterious Son them ocean were
Juan Fernandez, Dirk Gerritz, Pedro
Fernandez de Quiroa, Capt. Cook, Wed-
dell, Dumont d'Unrville and Wilkes.
We might also, a tneir discoveries had
borne such fruit, notice more fully the
expedition of Kerguelen, v. ho discovered
the l land named after fm a Iiue more
than a centnr ago; as a' those ol
Smith, Towell Palmer aud Belliudiau
sen, nlty-s.x ears ago, lesuiting in tbe
discovery ot.So'i Shetland. South
Orkney. Palmer's bud, and Alexander
land. ' il'ae fitted oit by Metsrs.En-
derbv, tbe l'beral nd energetic promo
ters of nftle and sent fi Jiiirr in the
Soi'.'ieru ocear, are T;orthyol brief re-
coid ; for two ve3se , ''"ced by them
unt'er Captains Bi coefid Dalleny, sailed
iut ) joeions wb'ch le to the discovery
of tndcrby laud, Jialleny land aud ba
One object of Sir Jnmea Ross' expedi
tion was, -f i jssiVe to reach tbe eoulh
mp'.netic po e a d'rTerent poVnt from
the sou La terivntri"! pole. The srreat
icy br.rrier prevented the realization of
thf.ii hope. A few yeprs p-o Jiieutenant
Sloore, iu tli P.goila, set off to make
maenet'C ob'-ervr.t ons m the antarctic
circle th".t had not beea vieite' ; he did
so, ai lendeied rreat feeivice tt science,
bit d:. not Lei vithin 1,400 miles of the
tantaliz or pole.
The rearer will remember that two
years ato tre astroroiners of the v. hole
world were treatly interested ia a tran
sit of Ven.i!; con ct ohseiv.ttions of
which woulf', it w?s believed, afford data
for calculating the true distance of the
sun irom tre earth, ami hom aU the
other planet. 1 was desiratile to make
the observations at many dinrrem spots,
widely separated both in latiiuc'e and in
k"gTt;Cde; and one ol the spots selected
was Kercuelen's island, already men
tioned -it anted b?.veen the Cape of
Good i'ope and A us ra'ia, i iu iarther
soiuh than ei.her. As.ronoii'ei fioni
Enalrnd, ( ruianv pud the United
Siatea 1 nt' i on tbe isla-d ai.U d:d f-ood
work the c bu L (and this is the ir son
wiiy we ireni'ou the mutter here) tne
rot" "iebi ot tne cr oaie was agi't-a. tn:'i
to i'eni. A'.hoifih f.a titer noui the
sou vh pole than any piil Enslaiid is
from the i.'.l'i po'e, the wea.I cr w.is
nearly a1 ways storuiy. "rd the tomjiera
tnre verglnsr on the ii "rziii-i" it. even
in the luwiner of t at heti'i.-iil-rie.
Astrenoaiers are coiib'deiing of nppral--
mg to tt'e !to:uhein ocean : ain nve
veaw e"c, niitn .nol er trraisit of
Venus will tats pl.ice, aud when tlill
more rdvarttte n er.iected lo ij tie'
rived froin t'te iieof a situation as near
the aniarct'c olc as possiVe. J i order
to give t'-ce ii"i - .voitixg astiononicrs
fair p y, n woi'ld -e no u'ore than right
to seua oj. an e;ie Itlou a year or two
in arv.-nce it ..( cuii'lateas many uselul
and peogvh'cpl facts a might be at
tainable; and . isj.'st jssible that, ii
so do'.ng, Kr J.-..rcs Rosh' seveoty-eili-li
degree of 1 .ii.re miohi be overpassed,
especiall ' s they rc'-hi now have, what
Ross h:tt rot, bteaai power w.ievewith to
contend alike against calms and adverse
Whrt we know of tbe i ou .h pole, then,
is sifD j ibis that nobod v Jr trot with
in Beve-i or eig,hi l-uadieu i 'es of ii;
th2icy'.Trierj are met with quite eclips
ing rn .bin? known ia tl-e north frig'd
zort ; thrt l. oontains have been seen
(ore 'hooi-ir-v forth volcanic flames) lof
tier t an rv " dispsvevtd by our nori'iern
exp'neis; tKni all tbe laid is covered
wiii mow at f '1 sepons; that no human
beins bps been ire. with eyond fifty-six
degiees of lai'-ade ; that no vegetable
growtb except lleh s, has been seen be
yond i" y-e; ' t degrees of latitude ; and
that no lard quadruped is known to exist
beyony ;ixty-six degrees of latitude.
Prof. Hind, of St. John, New Bruns
wick, iu a recent paper addressed to his
government, gives a description of the
remarkable effect of "anchor ice" on
the coast of Labrador and Newfoundland.
It is thus summarized by a correspond
ent of the Toronto Globe : " Anchor ice
is a form of ice which occurs both in
fresh and sea water, and is knon to the
Germans under the name of 'GruDdeis.'
to the French Canadians under tbe nama
of ' Frazoo' and to the old sedentary
eeal hunters under the nme of 'Lolly.'
Anchor ice forms in rapid rivers, and haa
not unfrequently been described. It is,
however, on the borders ot the arctic
current, where sea water rapidly cools in
the fall of the year, alone our coasts that
anchor ice manifests itself in a peculiar
manner. During the first cold snap, at
the beginning of winter, say toward the
middle of November, and early in De
cember, the sedentary sealers often had
small tpiculie, or needles of ice, formed
on the corks of their seal-nets which are
set in eight, ten, and sometimes fifteen
fathoms of water. If the seal-nets are
not soon tfken up when the corks near
tbe bottom begin to show the ice-needles
forming about them, they are liable to be
lost. The spicula? accumulate very rap
idly, and bemar lighter than water, they
will enable the corks to raise the whole
net to the surface, and il the anchors are
not frozen to the bottom of the sea,' the
net is liable to be drifted away by the
tides. It sometimes happens that the
anchors of the seal-nets are frozen to the
bottom, and when forcibly detached tbey
bring up masses of frozen sand, and this
from a depth of fifty and sometimes sev
enty feet be'ow the bottom of tbe sea.
In other words the 'bottom of the sea is
frozen.' This remarkable phenomenon
was inexplicable till Deapretz showed
that sea water in cooling does not follow
the ordinary law which governs fresh
water when it cools from forty degrees
to the freezing point. But sea water
increases in density regularly as it cools,
heuce the coldest water is always at the
bottom. Sea water always freezes at
twenty-seven degrees Fahrenheit, or five
below the freezing point of water ; hence,
as the coastal waters cool in the fall on
the Labrador and northeast Newfound
land shores the bottom layer of water
acquires, during a cold snap, a tempera
ture ef five degrees below tha freezing
point of fresh water, and from every
rough surface, such as stones, bits of sand,
seal-net corks, seal nets themselves,
minute spicule? of ice form, first at and
near the bottom, wheie the water is celd
eat, aDd these very lapidly accumulate,
break off and rise to the surface, form inn
tha 'Jolly.' When sealer- 'lolly'
VOL. XXII. NO. 31.
forming they at once take np their seal
nets : and it often happens on the Labra
dor that seals taken in nets sunk fifty
feet below the surface are found frozen
solid when brought to the surface."
The Famine in India.
A Calcutta telegram to the Iondon
Times of the fourteenth of January wiys;
ine lamme in tne ueccan is aumin? a
serious aspect. There 5: an entire failure
of the crops in one Bojibay district
namly Sholapore. 1 wo olheis name
ly, Kaladore and Dlurwar, are nearly
Mil', off. A partial failure invo'ves st- 1 1T pemaps true tnanne inaiscnmin
vere distreas in Khanduli, X.7mol-, ft chant j does more harm than good,
Ahmednu?ver. fc ona, tara rnd Uel
gaum. Lree rei.et vorfcbaie sanctioned.
About 287,000 people are on the relief
works iu Bombay. The government is
not interfering v.ith private trade, wh'?h
is pouriDg in large supplies of kiHir. The
total cost from loss of reveu. e and from
expenditure on relief works in Bombay
win probably be over s.z uoox jo steriTt-.
Matters are still worse in Madras. Both
the southwest rrd noithefst monsoon
nave Jailed, thus causing famine in
twelve districts. Lars-e relief works
have been commencea which employ
over one million persons, ueside these,
many are receiving charitable relief.
rrobably the cost to the state in Madras
presidency alone will be over i.4,oo,000
sterling. There is also considerable dis
tress in Mysore, and the southern portion
of the rizam J t'oniinioo
The area of this territory, excluive of
native stave", comprises about ii-1,000
square mi'ei, fv the total papulation
."mounts to C 000;0C0, of wb:ch o 000.000
re repoited .o le incleceu ia . ie tracts
rriref,i."ve,y affected. Jrach l?in-r the
case, bcth governments have organized
wuli grept activiy reb'ef wo . is. Large
gangs bace beea emploved iu making
roads, digging welb, auct constructing
and e'eanng Uiuks. Cieai r works.such
as railroads pnd canal i, are iu oniempla-
t-o'. and should Decessi y arise, they
w:ll be undertaken. By tbe laat accounts
the very larre nunberof 840,000 men
aie reported as emp'oyed on tlie relief
works of Madras and 250,000 on those of
Tbe government is strivine- to turn the
vast aij-ount of uoem 'oyed labor to per
mai cni uses. India n a poor cour .y,
no only because much of ns so'l cannot
be maoe profliab'e by the rude appli
ances of naiive husbandry, but also le
ccuse it i ; badly supplied with railways,
or even roads; and above ail, because no
jii'fhVicui provision has been made against
the periodical e'.ouths. Much of it
miglit be made like a garden if the water
brought by the rainy season were stored
in a net work of canals to await the next
time of scarcity. The vrdue of such a
system may be estimated from a single
t ct vich Dr. Hunter mentions in his
ncco-nt ot Orissa. In 1870-71 an un-
fii.i-l-ed canpl iu that province unfficed
to lrrifts 100,000 acres, and t"us to
rpise 7fi0,00ii hundred veik,hi. of rice.
Duiiiiff the frinine of 18Gt all the re
sources of the government were unable,
as we bse b.-:d, to provide t' e people
Ttiib wot j iV i j.0ii0 Ii.mdied weight.
If. d ta canal ci .d Iu the t'aie of tbe
famine ' mih. a.e saved two or three
hr ud red i o.'sard 'wci."
J' tbe I'Kive Ird the energy of Euro
peans they vo."t eo long distances and
or ni .e r J tt e-r o.n to pret Li'ain:
it- the. heemett to loe ..11 powers of selt-
he!,, r ul to have only a laniiiKl wish
for " e 'eu stricken down bv tl ose ter-
ri iepaepc.eoi destruction wuicii nature
periodically '?ts loose on India,
A Laughing Philosopher.
The career of the "Industrial friendly
nn and v ree fcvangeust home," of fcit
Louis, is thus described bv a reporter of
the O lobe-Democrat: iu t!ie cook-room,
handling; tae pans and txks, the reporter
found a man who nvghi anpropriately lie
called the ''laughing philosopher,'' so
merri'y did hehtimatdiie to hinifelf and
so heartily did he laugh during a con
versation with ai'oJier workman, fie
had a curious history. He bad travelled
the world over. He had crossed the At
lantic sixty-?iaht times and the Pacific
four times. He bail been on o ie expedi
tion to the north pole, had farmed on the
Nile and raised horses in Arabia. He
was a printer, and had made the first
English print in Constantinople. He
was a telegraph oerator, and had s-nt
the first despah over the first wire that
went out from Cairo. He had hunted
tigers in India. He was not .only a
printer and telegrapher, bu t a i lorsolc ier,
preacher, draughtsniau, aud teacher. He
bad also travelled with a inagic-'antern
show, and in a conversation with fie re
porter claimed to have been in London
with Arterous Ward, rvd assisted him
in manipulating his m ',ic show. Two
winters ago he arrived in St. Ixiuis, and
since then had learned the trade of a
moulder and worked at it six months
aaro. rsuDseqveniiy ne woritea in a
photograph establishment, and says he
could easily take pictures. Labt mmmcr
he worked as porter in a dry goods house,
but when winter came bis bad luck came
with it, and he could find nothing re
munerative to do. When the Industrial
lDn wa opeued he went there, and will
winter it through at this place, after
which he intends to go to India and join
an English regiment with which he
served, and from which he was honorably
discharged a few years ago.
Hot Water for Injuries and Bruises.
The New York Medical Journal re
ports this case : "The patient was en
gaged in a machine shop, and while his
hand was upon tkeauvilof a trip ham
mer, the hammer weighing seven hun
dred pounds fell. It so happened that
a file was on the anvil, and in this way
the force ol the hammer was arrested
about half an inch before it reached its
bed. When the hand was examined, it
was found that tbe whole palm was a
mass of pulp. It was, however, placed
in hot water, and kept there for two
or three weeks, and then taken out and
dressed. In three months the patient
was sufficiently well to leave the hospital,
and now nine months after the accident
he is able to move the fingers and has
quite a useful hand. Bruises and in
juries do much better when treated with
hot than cold water. The temperature
should be about one hundred and three
degrees Farenheit. Another case is re
ported of compound fracture and dis
location of the ankle joint, in which the
proximal end of the first metatarsal bone
protruded from the foot. The disloca
tion was reduced and the foot placed
in hot water. At the end of a week it
was taken out and dressed in the ordinary
manner. Th. foot is now doing well and
promii-es a good result.
The Little Shop "Aroniid the Comer."
There is hardly a more pathetic sirbt,
when you think of it, than the little
shops that here and there put out tkj r
modest signs on by-streets. They are
the utmost venture of poor widows, or,
at least, of poor women who have in
vested their trifling capital in the few
laces, buttons and ribbons which are dis
played as temptingly as possible iu the
small windows. How few the cuctomers
who enter and ask for these wares ! How
infrequent the jingle of the littl lell at
tached to the door 1 Think of it, aud,
sometimes, instead of going to ti e great
bazar for everything drop into " the lit
tle shop around the corner" and buy
no.au. m( miinn. vour pins and
A wivtekn pape'. iu 'e.cnbing an
awideui recently. ays, with much tan
dor "Dr. Jones was called, and uuder
. i.:iiA.l ..
hid rirowDL anu bxiiiiui iicaiuiru i. iuo
young m. uid on Wednesday night." i
FACTS ASD FANCIES.
Some of the Virginia girls Bay Alexia
makes himself "really auite too far more
than awfully agreeable. :
A lemon tree at Stanford, Fla., pro
duced 6,000 lemons last year, soma ef
which weighed a pound each.
The Berkshire (Mass.) ice product i
so clear that a newspaper may be read
through three feet of it.
The editor who can conduct a news
aper one year without makinr an enemy
would make a very successful managing
editor of a medicinal almanac.
A phrenologist says the principal
bump on George Washington s head ic
adhesiveness, lie alludes to George's
head on a postage stamp.
Jones says the war en mother-in-law
is unkind, lie has nothing much against
hist--" mother-in-law except this iact that
aVl her children were not sons.
Blatant conceit The impression on
the part of our opponents that they have
a right, equally with ourselves, to
opinions of their own.
A French tourist, on a visit to the
centennial last summer, wrote home :
"Americans live well up to their income,
and insure their lives for tha balance."
It is perhaps true that the indiscrimin-
but just at present indiscriminate
charity is not nrolific enough to justify
the hoisting of storm signals.
The Catholic Directory for 1877 re
ports that the number of Catholic
churches in tlm country is 5.202; of
prie-t, 5,207. The estimated Catholic
population is 0,200,000.
The "educated fleaB" that are ex
hibited now in most of the large cities
are not educated at all, according to a
Boston investieator. Their performances
all consistjof efforts to escape.
Hast thou a charm to stay the mora
ine star ?" he raid, as he trundled off
after a paper of hair pins for her. and she
gloomily muttered that she'd rather mar
ry Balaam's ass thau a poet.
A Wihcoxpiv lumberman offers thirty
dollars in cash for "a rattling good wife
one who is not too high-nosed to grow
fat on lieau soup." All females reaching
this point cau go through without
change of cars. Free Preat.
A ciEHMAif looked up at the sky, and
remarked : "I guess a leedle it vill rain
somedime pooty queek." "lees do,
eh 1" replied an irishman. "What busi
nees have yees to purtend to know about
Ameriken weather, ye furriner."
Teacher Who was the first man?
Brown (head boy) Washington; he was
first in war, first in Teacher No,
no I Adam was the first man. Brown
Oh! If you're talking of foreigners, I
'sose he was.
BiUGHT-EYi-S. on lwing told that her
heart was like a trardeu. where flowers
grew when she was good and weeds when
she was naughty, rendered it to the ser
vant, "When lam naugnty i nave a
weed in mv stomach."
Herbert Spencer fills out his para
graphs with such words as "endogomy,"
"exogamy," "polygamy," "monogamy,'
"polyandry," "polyguy" aad 'agna
tion," thus enabling imperfect minds to
take in his meaning at a glance.
A certain' way to keep ants from
suirar harre s. laru pans ana preservo
iar-. eays one who has tried it, is to tie a
j ..I., - i .i
string wet wun.Kerosene arounu ins
barrel, can or iar. Repeat the wetting
of the string with the kerosene oil every
The Danbury News says : "We are
all more or les conceited until after we
travel." Is travel, then, a soverign
remedy for conceit ? Dear James, come
west and listen a few hours some busy
morning to the man who has been at
Ox examining some new flowersin the
garden of the Rev. Sydney Smith a beau
tiful girl who was of the party exeiaimea,
"Oh. Mr. Smith, this pea will never
come to perfection !" "Permit me, then, a
said he, gently taking her hand and
walking toward the plant, "To lead in
fection to the pea."
Straxger, if you must have a pet or
jierish, git a young hedgehog a male
one iz preferable and keep him housed
in a barrel,, and view him thru the bung
hole whenever yu feel lone-sum, and If
this don't make yu feel happy, it cer
tainly ain't pets that ails yu. Jorh
Time, beriming of the year. First
student ( to second ditto). "Glad to see
you back." Second student, "So ftlad
vou're clad." First student, "Glad
you're glad, I'm glad." Second student,
ni glad you're glad J m gtaa you re
glad. A realizing scene of the awful
insanity to which they are drifting here
breaks on" the coliloquy.
"Yes. she's somebody's mother-in-
law," said the old lawyer aside as he saw
her set down a chair fur herself with a
crack and bridle into it, making a hair
line Kfsm of her mouth, aud lengthening
her chin downward about an inch and a
half. "Madame," ha said, "he's a villain
undoubtedly. Ifow much alimony doea
your daughter wish to appropriate 7
After the battle of Chattanooga the
surgeons made several incisions in tne
leg of a soldier who had been wounded
in the knee by u musket ball. Out of
patience at last, tho soldier exclaimed:
"Why are you carving me up so?"
"We're trying to find the ball, answer
ed a surgeon. " l:y didn't you ask for
the ball in tin' first place?" indignantly
cried the soldier; "here it is in my
A traveling show in the west con
sisted of human curiosities" all from one
family. The head of the concern was a
Samson and sword swallower. His wife
was the fat woman. His dauifhter, with
her hair bleached and her eyes painted,
was tne Circassian girl. His son-in-law
was the door-tender. His three-year-old
son dressed in trousers, was tLe dwart,
"aged fifteen." His son, in a cage, was
a Fiji cannibal. In a AN In-onsin village
therevasa family row, and in the en
suing trial in court the secrets of their
business tame out. But they have be
come reconciled, and once more the old
man lifts weights and swallows swords,
the Circassian girl flirts with the fellows,
the door-tender shouts the merits of the
exhibition, the dwarf toddles on his
plattorm and kisseH the women and the
cannibal howls in his carriage.
l ittle Thing,V7 Josh Billings.
A kross word iz a little thing, but it iz
what stirz up the elephant.
A kind word iz a little thing, but it it
just what soothed the sorrows ov the set
An orange irel on the sidewalk iz a
little thing, but it haz upset many a
An oath iz a little thing, but it iz re
corded in the grate ledger in heaven.
A serpent's fang iz a little thing, but
deth iz its vikiry.
A baby iz a wee little thing, but a con
stable waz onco a baby.
A borneL's uling iz a little thing, but
it sends tha schoolboy home howling.
A star iz a little thing, "but it kan hold
this grate world iu its arms.
A tur- iz a little thing, but it fills the
universe wwli trubble.
An egg iz a little thing. But the huge
krokerdile kreejw into life out ov it.
A kiss iz a very little thing, but it be
trayed the Son ov ( od into the hands ov
1 i r Anmv.
A spark ia a little thing, but
i;.,i,t ! imor man s pii. or
worl.l to burning.
The akorn iz a little thing, but the
black bear and his family live in tl e oak
that springs frwin it.
A word iz a little thuig, but one word
has been meimy a man's destiny, for good
or for evil. C!U
A penny it a very little thing, but the
interest on it from the days of Cain and
Abel would buy out the globe.
A minute iz a little thing, but It t.
long enough to pull a dozen akiug teeth,
or to get married and hav yure own
A lMp-doir It. a little thiug, but be ix a
verv bill tliiiiK besides.
Life iz made up ov little things. I.i'e
iUell iz but a littl- tiring; one nreatu
. -- ,
, coa.es the phuneral.