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REPUBLICAN.
THE WHOLE ART OF GOVERNMENT CONSISTS IN THE ART OF BEINGHONEST. JEFFERSON.
VOL. 12.
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY, PA., THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 1852.
No 35.
Published by Theodore Scliocli.
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Outward Bound.
The day has past and evening grey
Fades o'er the murmuring sea
Our white winged vessel glides away,
From love, and home and thee
Unconscious that our tearful eyes
Still watch the less'ning shore,
Like a wild sea bird on she flics,
To climes unseen before.
When murky, troubling thoughts have pressed
The drooping heart with dread,
I'll watch yon moon, whose beauty bless'd
The trusting hours long fled.
But many a moon as bright as this,
Its star-lit path will roam,
Ere I return again to kiss
The prayerful lips at home.
Life in the West Indies.
N. P. Willis is writing a series of let
ters from the West Indies, in his peculiar
vein, which ajpear weekly in the IJbmc
Journal.. Wc copy from the last the fol
lowing account of some of the customs at
St. Thomas :
We have two mornings a day in this
climate the second one at 3 P. M., af
ter the siesta, just now beginning. I re
sisted these noon indolences at first, but
have given in. Prom 5 A. M. to 1 P. 31.
is as long a day as even a healthy man
can do justice to, in an atmosphere so
steeped in lassitude. The inhabitants eat
two dinners in the twenty-four hours.
Coffee and bread and butter are brought
to one's bed a little before sunrise, and at
ten in the forenoon there is precisely
sucn a amner on the note! taDlc as is
"a bottle of!
served at o m the evemn
claret to every man's plate, and meat?,
fruits and coffee, in regular succession.
All the boarders assemble at this meal
most punctually, and it is quite as long,
conversational and hearty as dinner No. 2.
I wish I could give you an idea of the
r ut-of-doors-y free and easy character of
tins "crack hotel" of the West Indies. It
has but two public apartments, a vast bil-iard-room
and a vast dining room.
These occupy about twothirds of the
second story, but the otherthird is a
marble-paved verandah, fronting on
the bay, and this last serves the pur
poses of ladios' drawing-room, gen
tlemen's parlor, smoking-room and bar.
The-ladies are receiving company in one
group, while sherry cobblers are being
drank in another; ices being served here,
coffee there, and cigars in all directions.
I lie choice is between this publicity and a
very small bed-room, and the
for the former is unanimous.
preference f
It seems!
to be an element of a tropical climate
that nobody can intrude. Privacy seems
as much forgotten and out of its latitude
at St. Thomas as are muffs and tipets.
While our lady fellow-passengers were at
foreaklast this morning, two young gen
tlemen were promenading to and fro in
the dining-room, with their hats on, smo
king and looking at the strangers, as if
wnony invissiDie themselves. It is im
possible not to overhear the conversation
of the different groups of men on the ver
anda. With no sashes nor glass to the
windows, there is no shutting out sounds,
and the most delicate of invalids must lie
on her pillow, listening to the rattle of
billiard-balls, the shaking of ice in glass
es, the laughter and jokes of the drink
ers, and, loudest of them all, the eternal
and vociferous chatter of the negroes
merry, undeferential, and omnipresent.
The man who waits on me came into my
room last night, after I had been two or
three hours abed, and woke me to say
that a steamer had arrived. The black
laundresses talk French to me as I sit
writing at inv window nnnninrr tlimi-
X? C vil .IasAA
court-yard. Every negro in the street
will speak to you if you look at him.
lour neighbors at table converse with
you. Nobody is stranger to anybody.
lhe equator seems to be not ouly an as
tronomical but also a moral and social
equalizer.
A cstern paper, claims a triumphant
election for a candidate, because he nev
er stole any public money.
Preparing for Death.
When you lie down at night, compose
your spirits as if you were not to awake
till the heavens be no more. And when
you awake in the morning, consider that
new day as your last, and live according
ly. Surely that night cometh, of which
you will never see the morning; or that
morning of which you will never see the
night; but which of your mornings or
nights will bo such, you know not. Let
the mantle of worldly enjoyments hang
loose about you, that it may be easily
dropped when death comes to carry you
into another world. When the corn is
forsaking the ground, it is ready for the
sickle ; when the fruit is ripe, it falls off
the tree easily. So when a Christain's
heart is truly weaned from the world, he
is prepared for death, and it will be the
more easy for him. A heart disengaged
from the world is a heavenly one, and
then we are ready for heaven, when our
heart is there before us. Burton
A Clock that is a Clock.
A great clock in the Cathedral at . boyhood I read of the stiring scenes of
Stratsburg, (Europe) has been described, American Revolution; of the Meteoric
by one who particularly examined it, as whirl 0f Napoleon: of all such events as
follows. The letters were written by a would fire the mind of youthj and j wish.
traveller who was in that country during ccl that j coulfl live at a time wlien j couid
the political difficulties a few years since: 'Dc in tlie midst of sucll migilty events;
"The priests and military have retired j and now here j am at a period inthe his.
and I am now sitting in a chair facing ' tory of tho WorW moro interesting than
the gigantic clock from the bottom to ! any before it when there is a more gen.
the top not less than 100 feet, and manycralj a greater development of mind than
-fcrin0cr;3 n.rc Wtiitin to cc tlic working ever Deforej -when there are mightier rev
of this clock, when it strikes the hour of : 0iutions tU!in ever before, and not so
noon. Every eye is upon the clock. It' h b icadinr individual snirits. as bv
now wants five minutes to twelve. The
clock has struck, and the people are gone
except a few whom the sexton, or
head man with a wand and sword, is
conducting around the building. The
clock is struck in this way; the dial is
some twenty feet from the floor, on each
side of which is a cherub, or a little boy
with a mallet, and over the dial there is
a small bell. The cherub on the left strikes
the first quarter, and the right the sec-
ond quarter. Some fifty feet over the, I am rich! for I witness the struggle
dial, in a large niche, is a hunge figure for the gold of California, the lives sacri
of Time, a bell in his left, a scythe in his ficedj thc deSperate reaching forth of tot
right hand. In front stands a figure of a' terin;; old age for that gold which it
3'0u"g man with a mallet who strikes the1
tniru quarter on tne Den m tne nana 01 :
lime, and tnen glides witn a slow step
round behind Time; outcomes an old man,
raises his mallet, and places himself in
front of him. As the hour of twelve
comes, the old man raises his mallet, and '
deliberately strikes twelve times on the
bell, that echoes through the building and
is heard round the region of the church.
Then the old man slowly glides after fath
er Time, and the young man comes round
again. Soon as the old man has struck
twelve and disappeared, another set of
machinery is put in motion, some twenty that is unworthy of me; but I rally from
feet higher still. It is thus; there is a the influence of those stings when I can,
high cross with an image of Christ on it. ! as the tree rises when the storm has pas-
The instant twelve has struck, one of the ! d 1 ha7c, hour of tranquility
, r , . . , that auord me a balance for all the trials
apostles walks out from behind, comes : Look out from the windoW; perchance
out in front, facing the cross, bows, and ! yoa see the fine carriage and the trap
walks round to his place. As he does so, pings of wealth (which things I do not
another comes out in front, turns, bows, !
passes in; so twelve apostles, figures large j
life, walk round, bow, and pass on.
As the last appears, an enormous cock, stop the wheels of that carriage. Such erous and disreputable character, and of
perched on -the pinnacle of the clock, J reflections must teach us that we each , frs a ready receptacle for all traces of
slowly flaps three times, so loud as to be j shTQ of wealth in the true sense proof which are subject to human ken.'
heard outside the church to some distance, 1 tV' i n it Ucniil Siitt
. . . , I live on, and in trouble something al- accouu aiBiu.
and so naturally as to be mistaken for a vayg comes to ray rescue. and my wish A southern correspondent of thc New
real cock. Then all is as silent as death, to be rich is prompted less by a desire York Spirit of the Times relates thc fol
No wonder this clock is the admiration ' for my own gratification than to be able ' lowing good anecdote
of Europe. It was made in 1500, and to reciprocate acts of kindness I have' ex-1 a capital old gentleman of the old stylo,
has performed these mechanical wonders.
ever since, except anout nity years, wncn
it was out of repairs. Watcl dower.
L.ati(l Warrants.
The Commissioner of the Pension Of
fice, J. E. Heath, Esq., in answer to many
inquiries states that where a party dies
before the issue of his land warrant, un- j
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otn (September, ioou, tiie '
la. kj.: i
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1U1D il HlUUWi UUMUUdUUU IlIilV IU-
newed in her name ; or, if none,
then 1
in the name 01 sucn minor cniiuren. j.i .
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there be neither widow nor minor children '
no right vests m any one. lhe act ot -i-id
March, 1852, is silent as to the right of
the widow or children to renew the ap
plication if the party dies before obtain
ing the warrent. If thc claimant dies af
ter the issue of the warrant, the title
thereto vests in the heirs in the same
manner as real estate, and can be assigned
only by those who could convey a tract
of land descended from the ancestor.
right to it dies with him unless there be ; where thc women were in all respects hu-
a widow, or children who were minors at ma bufc the inen had faceg Kko d
the time of the passage of the act. Ifhej, ' . - A , x M
The Philosophy of Contentment.
The following letter copied from the
Journal of Commerce is intereting and
profitable, as exhibiting a state of content
ment which is as rare as it is worthy of
imitation. The letter is written by a gen
tlemen in Maryland to a friend in New
York, who had expressed a wish that some
good luck might occur to make him
rich:
My Dear Friend: But I am rich !
I have got a boy whose eyes sparkle like
"jewels of the mine," and whose smiles
are purely Angelic, and there is so much
of Heaven in his face, that, when I see
him I am out of the ills of this life. Why,
I have such tranquility, such bliss, that
the moments flying are of more value,
each of them, than the brightest sands of
California.
I am rich ! for I daily witness scenes
in the "drama" of the World's affair that
make me humble, make me thoughtful,
make me thankful, make me peaceful.
I am rich! for I live in an age big with
events of the World's progress. In my
a universal and voluntary spirit pervad
ing all classes.
There was a time when the poet sang
thus:
"How fleet is the glance of the mind!
Compared with the speed of its flight,
The tempest itself lags behind,
And the swift winged arrows of light!"
Not so could he sing now, for we fol-
t low in the lightning's wake, and are up
. with the "glance of thought."
wsllipS jn the rays of the setting sun,
and j am nappy tnat the current has not
Dorn me thither.
I am rich! for I have a virtuous mind,
and have no relish for the society of the
dissolute and vicious; and their pleasures,
to me, seem all blackness.
I am rich! for I have a peaceful mind;
and though the vicissitudes of life have
been many and severe to me, their effct
upon my mind has been such that the re
trospect is softenened, and I look back
upon my experience, and a dream-like
vista welcomes my view. I am at times
annoyed in my pecuniary affairs, and I
feel that destiny has given me to a service
i that afford me a balance for all the trials
object to; I speak not of them in a cynical
' "j
thrirhonrtf if ol
way) gay in dress may be the occupants,
weight of sorrow upon
their hearts, if expressed in pounds, would
A7- ., . T T c
your ,)en to show Y0U that the sun
1 1 A. W
here and that it is not such a serious
to live, and taken all in all, this world
xr .1
lours trulv.
j .
Strange Story. Bayard Taylorsays
in one of 1,is lctters from Africa, that ho t
heard ol a "country ot aogs" in Arabia
.i ii .1 i
ciaws on ineir leei, aim mna iiku jiiuii-
'
on
tajjs
true, for Dr. Werne, a German traveller,
tells precisely the same story.
In New York artificial hands are made
of wood, steel, and guttapercha. Cover-,
ered with a glove, no one could . detect its
falsehood, and with it the wearer can fold
a newspaper, take up a cup of coffee, put
:eys. They could not speaK, hut carried ters chair, and at his master's rising, came I milK W!llur FJ' J", "lum" U1 " mister, your &iSn nas iauen uown .
their conversation py wagging tncir iorwarci to meet nira, wagging ui wn, . -v -- ..v.. - , - i - , bof
. . . i ... .1 -i , . i ? l . 1 nnv or.hnv nt t.llfi lliailV adUltlOllS SO Olteil rnni n tPinncrnncft Hiiin tn n irrniMhnn.
rm..M...i: ji. tnnmiA nut as dos usttallv behave made, detract rrom the quality. uiwmg keeper, betore whose door a drunken man
on his hat, use a knife, or spoon.
A Case of Conscience
In a certain 'Ladies Moral Reform So
ciety,' existing not many miles from the
banks of a certain river, thc members
were required to sign a pledge not to 'set
up' as it is termed, or do anything else
that might be supposed to have a tenden
cy, however remote, to immorality. One
evening, as the 'President was calling o
ver the names, to know whether each
member had kept her obligation, a beau
tiful and highly respectable young lady
burst into tears, and on being questioned
as to the cause, said she feared she had
broken the pledge.
'Why, what have you done?' asked thc
President.
'Oh!' sobbed the young lady,' Dr. ,
kissed inc the other night when he waited
on me home from meeting.'
'Oh, well that is nothing very bad,'
said the President: 'his kissing does not
make it that you have broken the pledge.
'Oh, that is'nt thc worst of it ,' ex
claimed the conscientious young lady, 'J
kissed him back asain.
The Charleston (S. C.) News says there
is a surprisingly monkey-ficd specimen
of sable humanity now in that city. He
is fifteen years old, 33 inches in height,
when erect, but when seated, or rather
squatted lies doubled up in a very singu
lar manner, with his head upon the floor,
anfrtwo fingers in his mouth always his
position when asleep. In the length of
the arms and lower extremities, expres
sion of physiognomy, as well as peculiar
conformation of head, he bears a remark
able affinity to the monkey. He is very
fond of playing with marbles, but has
never been heard to utter any sound other
than a kind of scream like that of an ape.
He feeds on bread and milk. His mother
was an ordinary negro woman ; and last,
though not least, his name is "squire."
He is a native of North Carolina, and
HAS '0 TAIL! "
The Death Penalty in Michigan
Michigan is getting heartily sick of the
abolition of capital punishment, which thc
philosophers out there far in advance of
the age contrived to obfain some years
since. And no wonder, (says the New
York Express,) in new of the following,
one of many statements we often meet
with in the journals there. Wc copy from
a Detroit paper:
"Tiie Progress of Crime. A late
grand jury which sat in the county of
Wayne had its eyes opened in the course
of its deliberations to the remarkable fact
that the classes of crime involving violence
and showing contempt of human life are
upon an alarming increase in this city.
It is needless to look for the cause ; it
stands confessed, prominent, undisguised,
in the repeal of thc only adequate penalty
which the bloody criminal fears Death.
The nature of the investigations which
that grand jury were called upon to make
satisfied its members that thc city of De
troit is a dark and bloody gronnd, whose
! soil has drunk thc blood of many a vic
tim, and whose queit river has choked the
gurgling death-cry of many a wretch of
whose end nothing more is known, but
that he was and is not, and thc secret of
whose 'taking off' is between the murder-
or and Ins Maker, The river flows in
close proximity to purlieus of a most dang-
that lives not over one thousand miles
tie has become smaller and beautifully!
. w . , , J t
sundrv and divers appeals to a
few bot -
ties of old Port, we arose to leave thc ta-
ble The old 'un's eyes in turning round
fell on Watch, who had been reposing at
- - ... i a
.r..i..i.i ,i:,.t., ua ..,.. i
il UUIIUUI til U1V3 UlBliilllUU MUlllllll IIIO IllUiJ-
I whnn flnlLrlitrwl Tlin nlll 'lin looked at
If SAA VVllgtltVAi
him for an instant, rubbed his eyes, looked
at the doir again, elevated his cane to a
striking position hesitated drew his
tn en i
" specs" from their case, placed them on
his nose, and took a survey ot Watch.
In an instant, down came thc cane on the
dog's back, with hie g-c-t o-u-t,
Watch lac you re getting to d
numerous.
Ol x. J.V 1 a 1 'lr rlr' 'l linn llllr. if. Ill Jl IllUSlin DlT ZinCl orfJnlo f nfTi
, . lruiu luis, u;is onu very ninny opuuui pc- . v "J i . mnivuiui aj 1111.1 ovuc,
S IinCS Z t i irin n i-irt trn 1 liftoff 1 f"i 111") 111 fl drv airv place, and there 1,-,,, si,nH nra iMVn H.Is plrr-lo until flimt
. luy , v ii . tin ifc vtiiAn iiiiu. uiuiii- o i , -- v"
snrmlv of srood fresh yeast to last iinHf.n;,i thv dpi.t 'iMinilMtni.icnWtri
1S , ring at dinner, after thc fifth or sixth hot- any ordinary family irom tour to six to remnjn enclosed and sitting in his khatt
less, lie is constantly ioliowcd hv a vwi.-i""w """"r"" ". . mm u uuiisuuts w reit-itae iuu insoiiur.
i faithful pointer dog, answering to the! to bed, and next morning there is la quart If the creditor remains inflexible and in
name of "Wnteli " The other dav. while : of lively yeast which, it properly set m CSOrable, thc prisoner remains in his
iVtn;nrr w;ti, i,;, nn,i n ft. Wn Wl mud J what house-wires call a sponge, will z-rt until ho. n:ivi liis clnlit. Tf'broakJno-
O - - I
Rasing- Polatocs
William Sutton,of : Salem, Mass., last
J year made an experiment in cultivating
j potatoes, of which ho gives the following
account:
In 1850 the ground was planted with
corn and potatoes. Part of thc potatoes
rotted. This year (1851) it was laid out
into squares, fourteen pads each way.
A small coating of barn yard manure
was spread, after plowing, and harrowed
in.
, No. 1. The potatoes were covered with
salt hay, about six inches thick, oyer the
whole square. Yielded four bushels.
No. 2. Thc potatoes were covered with
slacked lime, then covered with soil, then
spread half a bushel of saft over the
square. Yielded four bushels.
No. 3. The potatoes were covered with
soil, then a coating of lime on top. Yield
ed four and a quarter Bushels.
No. 4. The potatoes were placed in thc
hills on the lime, and then covered with
soil. Yielded four and a quarter bush
els. No. 5. First put a shovel full of tan in
j the hill, then the- potatoes on tan, and
covered with soil. Yielded four and three
quarter bushels.
No. 0. Put a shovel full of barn manure
from the stall where my oxen were kept,
and covered with soil. Yielded four bush
els; the poorest lot in the field.
I No. 7. Dropped the potatoes, and threw
a shovcl full of tan upon tuem? and tll(m
covered with soil. Yielded four and a
half bushels.
No. 8. Dropped the potatoes and then
threw a shovel full of meadow mud upon
them, and then covered with soil. Yield
ed four bushels.
No. 9. The same as No. 8, with the
potatoes dropped on the mud. Yielded
four bushels.
The potatoes in Nos
5
and 7 were up
a week betore tue otners.
In most of the parcels, except where the
tan was used, there were found more or
less defective potatoes. Those that grew
in tan were larger, smoother, and of bet
ter quality than the others. I have grown
no better potatoes than these this season.
Yeast,
The bitterness of Teast, which is often
a cause of complaint, may be removed
bv sfrnininir it throush bran, or bv dip-
run red hot charcoal in it. But the
mnct P.tnril find p.asilv available reme -
dy is to put the yeast into a large pan, 1 Dyspeptics, sedentary persons, thc sub-:
and cover it with spring or well water, jects of hemorrhoids, all, in a word, who
chamdn" it every three or four hours. are troubled with costiveness, will find
The bran seems to impair the strength the remedy a mild and sure ecphratic,
and the coal sometimes stains it, but the emptying the bowels freely and without
water purifies it in color and taste. I nausea, irritation or exhaustion. We di
This mode of using water for keeping rect lfc to be taken before breakfast, from
and purifyin" yeast has been adopted by two to three drachms, dissolved in two or
some of thc American housekeepers with 1 three tumblers of cold water. The same
entire success. So says the Gardener's 'dose continues to act from year to year,
Chronicle. Exchange.
A stilljbcttcr plan would be not to make
thc yeast bitter. We can see no good or
sufficient reason why Housekeepers snouia
make bitter vcast unless it bo merely for
sake of puzzling themselves and other mc difficulty. The Mahommedans, how
people to advise ways and means for cveriiavc a niethoa Gf managing a reluc-
sweetening it
XL inuii; aiJ
D O . -
and spread it in the shade until thorough-
' 1,lJlKe ten large loaves, xo u u i,iy,
j this
' for c
i
this yeast witn a laDie-spooiuui ui i
"" v", - -f "
m water and nothing else, is the best
-i i ?i a n c
.
hreau ior iamnv use. mi juiaiuius ui
JSSTThe New York Tribune, speaking i
monev matters in that citv, says that!
.
of money matter
one of thc city banks has over two millions
of coin in vault, and another had, a few
- i i rt
davs since, over a million and a halt.
The aggregate amount in Bank and Sub
Treasury, it estimates as probably reach
ing nearly seventeen millions of dollars.
too many hops in yeast it will not be bit-, i"-
tcr, or if, for sake of keeping longer, it efficacious. It is thus described by a re
be made with a strong decoction of thc cent traveller :
hop, put less of it in thc bread. Two or- j "Meeting a person in any spot, to whom
dinary pods of hops are enough to make you wjsi, to apply the khatt, you exclaim,
east for ten loaves. Then, American Tjie giUtan detains you here.' He instant
housekeepers would save themselves a ly stands still; and, without bond or guard,
great deal of trouble if, instead of keep- rcmains there until delivered. Thc khatt
ing yeast crocks to be watched and ten- js prescribed for slight faults, and for
ded, they would boil an ounce of hops debt.When a creditor has several times
in a half gallon of water, strain this water, mefc debtor and asked for his due, and
boiling in two of flour, and stir it intoja ti,e debtor, while recognizing the debt,
smoothe paste; let it stand until it cools puts 0ff payment, the creditor can, at dis
to blood heat, then add two table-spoon- crctlon, stop his man, make him sit down,
fuls of good yeast and half a tea cupfull and tiCnj witliJtlie point of his lance, he
of salt. Sot it to rise over night, and traces on the ground a circular line, say
next day work as much flour into it as ing, 'In thc name of Allah and the Prophetl
will make it a very stiff dough; roll thin, -m tne name 0f tno Sultan and the mother
1
months, xne iuu 01 a pun- m luoo uutll some 0110 intorceues with the creditor.
l.c, ctnnnnii in Wfltfir HO.IOrt! fOUlf .1 1 i . a. .1 xl r
Salt.
We do not know but salt, (chloride of
sodium) will soon become as famous for
cures among our physicians, as it is a
mong old salt sailors, who apply it to cure
a wonderful number of the ills of this life.
Thc following is what the Charlestown
Medical Journal and llcview says about
it as a substitute for thc sulphate of qui
nine, in intermittent fever :
"Our readers doubtless remember, that
this substance "was proposed some time a
go by Dr. Piorry, of Paris, as a remedy
in an intermittent fever, in evidence of the
utility of which, numerous cases were ad
duced by him. He administers it in do
ses of two table-spoonsful once or twice
daily, and asserts that it not only prompt
ly arrests the paroxysms, but also exerts
on the spleen as marked an influence as
quinine doses.
Professor Hcrrick, of thc Rush Medi
cal College, has also reported in the Sep
tember number of thc N. W. Medical
and Surgical Journal, the results of sev
eral trials made with it, which go to cor-
1 A- 1.1. - 1 1 T T
iuuuiuuj uiu success ouuimcu oy lur. jri-.j
by preventing the destruction of the blood
globules, (which takes place to a consid
erable extent in this disease) and at the
same time bT furnishing the materials for
the manufacture of a fresh supply of this
constituent. Chloride of sodium is known
to possess the property of preserving the
blood globules; it is an alternative and a1
tonic, and is also claimed to possess a
specific influence in arresting exacerba
tions of intermittents.
" He prescribes it in the dose of three
to four drachms twice daily in mucilage.
After the fever is checked he gives it in
smaller doses, say ten grains, with the
same quantity of corb, ferri, twice or three
! tnies a as a tonic or corrective of the
secruuuus oi uiu alimentary lUDe.
Salt as a Laxative. Here is what the
" Western Journal of Medicine and Sur
gery" says about common salt as a useful
and mild laxative :
" Without any experience in regard to I
the tebrnuge powers ot the chloride or
sodium, we can speak with great confi
dence of its efficacy, in habitual constipa
tion. Of all the laxatives we have found
this to act most pleasantly, unitomly, and
naturally. here the only object is to
dislodge the contents of the bowels, it is
. all that physician or patient could desire.
without diminution of effect.
How a. lllolininmcdaii Duns.
In civilized countries thc collection of
" bad debts" is attended with considera-
four rtirifl it rf iirltiskK to n f rrnr o-rwl cittmlii
0f tiic Sultan ! in the name of the tena fa
the bounds he crosses the line, and thc
crc(iitor complains to thc Sultan, the fu
gttivc is pursued, uikcii wnerever
fnnn(1 n,i snvi.reiv mmished."
he
is
was prostrate, n e do not know whether
i this temperance man was tho same into
whose store a customer reeled, exclaiming:
" Mr. do you keep any thing
good to take here ?''
" Yes, we have, excellent cold water
.1 1 .1 lit il1t
the nest thing in the world to taKe.
"Well, 'I know it,' was the reply.
" there is no one thing that's dpn so
much for navigation a that'
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