BY MARK TWAIN.
AH thing change except barbers, the
Ways of barbers, and the surroundings of
barbers. These never change. What one
experiences in a barber shop the first time
he enters one, is what he always experi
ences in barber shops afterward till the
end of his days. 1 got shaved this morn
ing as usual. A man approached the door
from Jones street as I approached it from
Maui a thing that always happens. I
harried up, but it was of no use ; he en
tered the door one little step ahead of me,
and I followed in on his heels and saw
him take the only vacant chair, the one
presided over by the best barber. It al
ways happens so. I sat down, hoping
that I might fall heir to the chair belong
ing to the better of the remaining two bar
bers, for he had already begun combing his
man's hair, while his comrade was not yet
quite done rubbing up and oiling his
customer's locks. I watched the proba
bilities with strong interest. When I saw
that No. 2 was gaining on No. 1, my in
terest grew to solicitude. When No. 1
stopped a moment to make change on a
batn ticket for a new-comer, and lost
ground in the race, my solicitude rose to
anxiety. When No. 1 caught up again,
and both he and his comrade were pulling
the towels away and brushing the powder
from their customers' cheeks, and it was
about an even thing which one would say
"Nextl" first, my very breath stood still
with the suspense. But when, at the final
culminating moment, No. 1 stopped to
pass a comb a couple of times through
his customer's eyebrows, I saw that he
had lost the race by a single instant, and I
rose indignant and quilted the f hop, to
keep from falling into the hands of No. 2 ;
for I have none of that enviable firmness
that enables a man to look calmly into the
yes of a waiting barber and tell him he
will wait for his fellow-barber's chair. I
stayed out fifteen minutes, and then went
back, hoping for better luck. Of course
all the chairs were occupied now, and
four men sat waiting, silent, unsociable,
distraught, and looking bored, as men
always do who are awaiting their turn in a
barber's shop. I sat down in one of the
iron-armed compartments of an old sofa,
and out in the time for a while, reading
the framed advertisements of all sorts of
quack nostroms for dyeing and coloring
the hair. Then I read the greasy names
on the private bay rum bottles; read the
names and noted the numbers on the pri
vate shaving cups in the pigeon-holes;
studied the stained and damaged cheap
prints on the walls, of battles, early Presi
dents, and voluptuous, recumbent sultanas,
and the tiresome and everlasting young
girl putting her grandfather's spectacles
on ; execrated in my heart the cheerful
canary and the distracting parrot that few
barVr shops are without. Finally, I
eearc'i out the least dilapidated of the
list ye it's illustrated papers that littered
the foal center-table, and conned their un
jusiiluole misrepresentation of old forgot
ten events. At last my turn came. A
voice said " Next!" and I surrendered to
No. 2, of course. It always happens so.
I said, meekly, that I was in a
hurry, and it affected him as strong
ly as if he had never heard it. He shoved
up my head and put a napkin un
der it. He ploughed his fingers into my
collar and fixed a towel there. He ex
plored my hair with his claws and sue-
tested that it needed trimming. I said I
id not want it trimmed. He explored
agaia and said it was pretty long for the
present style better have a little taken
off; it needed it behind, especially. I said
I had had it cut only a week before. He
yearned over it reflectively a moment, and
then asked, with a disparaging manner,
who cut it I came back at him promptly
with a "You did I" I had him there.
Then he fell to stirring up his lather and
regarding himself in the glass, stopping
now and then to get close and examine his
cnin critically or torture a pimple, l hen
he lathered one side of my face thoroughly,
and was about to lather the other, when a
dog tight attracted bis attention, and he
ran to the window and stayed and saw it
out, losing two shillings on the result in
bets with the other barbers, a thing
which gave me great satisfaction.
He finished lathering, meantime
getting the brush into my mouth only
twice, and then began to rub in the suds
with his hand : and as he now had his
head turneddiscussing the dog-fight with
the other barbers, he naturally shoveled
considerable lather into my mouth with
out knowing it, but 1 did. He now began
to sharpen his razor on an old suspender,
and was delayed a good deal on account of
a controversy about a cheap masquerade
ball he had figured at the night betore, in
red cambric and bogus ermine, as some
kind of a king. He was so gratified with
being chaffed about some damsel whom he
had smitten with his charms, that he used
every means to continue the controversy,
by pretending to be annoyed at the chaff
ings of his fellows. This matter begot
more surveyings of himself in the glass,
and he put down his razor and brushed
his hair with elaborate care, plastering an
inverted arch of it down on his forehead,
accomplishing an accurate "part " behind,
and brushing the two wings forward over
his ears with nice exactness. It the mean
time the lather was drying on my face, and
apparently eating into my vitals. Now
he began to shave, digging his fingers into
my countenance to stretch the skin, mak
ing a handle of my nose now and then,
bundling and tumbling my head this way
and that, as convenience in shaving de
manded, and "hawking" and expectorating
pleasantly all the while. As long as he
was on the tough sides of my face I did not
suffer; but when he began to rake, and
rip, and tug at my chin, the tears came.
I did not mind his getting so close down
to me ; I did not mind his garlic, because
all barbers eat garlic, I suppose ,- but there
was an added something that made me fear
that he was decaying inwardly while still
allSfc, and this gave me much concern. He
now put his finger into my mouth to assist
him in shaving the corners of my upper
lip, and it was by this bit of circumstantial
evidence that I discovered that a part ot
his duties in the shop was to clean the
kerosene lamps. I had often wondered in
an indolent way whether the barbers did
that, or whether it was the boss. About
this time I was amusing myself trying to
guess where he would be most likely to cut
me this time, but he got ahead of me and
sliced me on the end of the chin before I
had got my mind made up. He immediately
sharpened his razor he might have done it
before. I do not like a close shave, and
would not let him go over me a second
time. I tried to get him to put up his ra
zor, dreading that he would make for the
side of my chin, my pet tender spot, a
place which a razor cannot touch twice
without making trouble. But he said he
only wanted to just smooth off one little
roughness, and in that same moment he
slipped his razor along the forbidden
ground, and the dreaded pimple-signs of a
close shave rose up smarting and answered
to the calL Now he soaked his towel in
bay rum, and slapped it all . over my face
nastily; slapped it over as if a human
being ever yet washed his lace m that
way. Then he dried it by slapping with
the dry part of the towel, as if a human
being ever dried his face in such a fashion ;
but a barber seldom rabs you like a Chris
tian. Next he poked bay rum into the
cut place with his towel, then choked the
wound with powdered starch, then soaked
it with bay rum again, and would have
gone on soaking and powdering it for
evermore, no doubt, if I had not rebelled
and begged off, He powdered my whole
face now, strightened me up and began
to plow my hair thoughtfully with
his hands and examine his fingers crit
ically. Then he suggested a sham
poo, and said my hair needed it badly,
very badly. I observed that I had
shampooed it myself very thoroughly
in the bath yesterday. I "had him" again.
He next recommended some of "Smith's
Hair Glorifier," and offered to sell me a
bottle. I declined. He praised the new per
fume, "Jones's Delight of the Toilet,"
and proposed to sell me some of that I
declined again. He tendered me a tooth
wash atrocity of his own -invention, and
when I declined, offered to trade knives
with me. He returned to business after
the miscarriage of this last enterprise,
sprinkled me all over, legs and all, greased
my hair in defiance of my protest against
it, rubbed and scrubbed a good deal of it
oit by the roots, and combed and brushed
the rest, parting it behind and plastering
the eternal inverted arch of hair down on
my forehead, and then, while combing my
scant eyebrows and defiling them with
do made, strung out an account of the
achievements of a six-ounce black-and-tan
terrier of his till I heard the whistles
blow for noon, and knew I was five
minutes too late for the train. Then he
snatched away the towel, brushed it
lightly about my face, passed his comb
through my eyebrows once more, and
gay ly sang out "Nextl"
This barber fell down and died of apo
plexy two hours later. I am waiting over
a day for my revenge I am going to at
tend his funeral. Galaxy.
The Sky as an Agriculturist.
Human ingenuity has utilized air, earth
and water. It has made the thunderbolt
its light-footed page, and set the very sun
itself to draw pictures for the benefit and
delight of mankind. Science, with deft
and subtile hand, and mysterious power
works on unceasingly, and from out the
laboratories and dingy studies of Ihciarmu
come from time to time wondrous revela
tions which only tell of still greater
depths to be fathomed and loftier heights
to be scaled.
The last curious revelation from the
scientific world is made through the Phil
adelphia Pres, which says that for ten
years Gen. A. J. Pleasanton has been con
ducting scientific experiments in regard
to the chemical powers of tho sunlight,
or more especially in reference to the
magnetic, electric, and thermic wonders of
the violet ray and its effect upon the
growih of vegetation and animals. Bo
long ago as 1(H6, Sir John Newton dis
covered that the vioiet ray of the prism
had the greatest indice of refraction and
Sir John Herschel found that the chemi
cal power of the solar iy is the greatest
in the violet ray. Taking these facts with
the fact of the permanent and all-prevaih
ing blue color of the sky, so varying ii
intensity of color according to season and
latitude, General Pleasanton made a num
ber of practical experiments, which have
produced the most wonderful effects. He
built a grapery, causing the violet rays, by
means of colored glass, to fall upon the
erowimr vines. The young vines were
set out, and at once there commenced a
most wondorful irrowtn which has con
tinued up to the present time, a period of
some ten years. 1 he nrst year some oi
the vines grew more than forty ftet in
leDgth, and the second year they were
covered with bunches of grapes, bearing
some twelve hundred pounds. Ihis de-
qelopment astonished all who saw it, ci
well it might, when we are reminded that
in grape-growing countries, where grapes
nave ueen grown ior cemurics, mat a
period of time from five to six years will
elapse before a single bunch of grapes can
be produced from a young vine. Such a
growth in seventeen months was never
seen before. The next year these vines
produced some two thousand pounds of
grapes, ana iney nave continued to Dear
large crops of fruit without intermission
for the last nine years.
An experiment upon pigs was made
with a very gratifying result, and it was
found that those which had been subjected
to the influence of violent roys developed
faster, and weighed more than those ex
posed to the ordinary sunlight A most
extraordinary effect was produced upon a
puny Alderney bull c&lf, which was
thought to be too feeble to raise. When
put under the violent rays, in less than
twenty-four hours a marked change took
Dlace. and trom that time on me develop
ment of the animal was wonderful, he
manifesting great vivacity and full muscu
line vigor. The same experiments have
been applied to poultry with great succtss.
una can scarcely conceive oi mo im
measurable value of this discovery to ag
ricultural people. And we know no good
season why this influence may not be
brought to bear upon the human family
for the invigorating of the constitutions of
invalids; for the rearing and development
of sick and feeble children. Already sun
baths as they are called, have been intro
duced into some ot our neaiin estaDiisn-
ments, Dr. Angell, of New York, having
one on the top oi his lurcisn batn, on
Madison avenue. We must now have vio
let baths, and, in time, doubtless architects
will so arrange the introduction of these
mixed rays of light into our houses that
the occupants may derive the greatest
benefit from this inflaencs. It has long
been known that the red ray or light is
heating, the yellow illuminating, and the
blue or violet in a remarkable degree
stimulating to the development of vegeta
ble life, bays General fleasanton :
" From this discovery we can imagine
the immense influence which the intensely
blue color of the sky in the equatorial re
gions has and always has had in coniunc
t on with the sun's white light, and the
heat and moisture of those regions, upon
the development there of vegetable life.
This intensely blue color or the sky in the
Arctic regions may also serve to explain
the exuberance ot animal lite there.
"Humboldt said that he had never seen
the sky's blue so intense as in the tropics
and under the equator. Arctic navigators
have also declared that in the Arctic re
gions the intensity of the blue color of the
6kv is amazing.
" On no part of our planet is the de
velopment of vegetable life so grand, so
various, so excessive, and so constant as
in the tropics and in the equatorial re
gions. While this wonderful display of
vegetation is observed in these regions,
the exuberance of animal life and the
rapid growth of vegetable life in the Arctic
reirions are said to be unequal ed in any
other part ot the world.
" . . ..
Mb. Barrt, in his work on Russia in
1S70, tells a story of the time when slave
ry was an" institution in that country : A
certain ironmaster caused a man who had
offended him to be locked up in an iron
cage, and kept him confined in it for a
length of time. At last, while he was ab
sent on a journey, the case of his wretched
prisoner came to the knowledge of the
Governor ot the province, lhe Governor
caused the man, rage and all, to be brought
to the government town, and invited the
tyrannical ironmaster to dinner. After
dinner was over, the Governor sent for a
quail in a wooden cage, and offered to sell
it to his guest for 10,000 roubles. The
offer being treated as a joke, the Gov
ernor said" he had a more valuable bird to
to sell, and told his servants to brin it in.
Folding doors flew open and the iron cage
with its miserable captive was set down
before the astonished guest " Now I" said
the Governor, " what do you think of that
for a quail ? But this is a very expensive
bird, I want 20,000 roubles for him." "All
right," said the alarmed proprietor, . I
will buy this one and send it down to my
works without the cage, and your messen
ger shall bring back the amount" The
matter was thus pleasantly settled, and the
company adjourned to their panirosses and
The Newbern (N. C.) Republican is
responsible for the following; "A man
named Edward Brown, of Pitt County,
who fled to the swamps during the late
war to avoid the draft, has been lately dis
covered living a hermit life in a den and
settlement of his own in a dense thicket
near the bank of the river. When first
discovered he fled to his hiding-place, and
upon being pursued he showed fight, but
finally surrendered, and insisted upon re
fusing to go into the army. Upon being
informed that the war was ended about six
years ago, he concluded to abandon his
hiding-place and return to the old planta
tion, where he found many changes since
the commencement of the rebellion His
only clothing was made from the skins of
coons and other animals which he had
captured during the time. Having seen no
one with whom to converse during about
eight years, he has nearly lost the control
of language, except a few profane words.
His father and mother have both died dar
ing the past year."
Giacomo Meyerbeer, some twenty
years ago, was robbed, in Paris, of a trunk
containing some new compositions of his.
Despite all the efforts of the secret police,
the trunk was not recovered. It was re
cently found in the cellar of an old house
in Rouen, and has been restored to Mey
A oentlekan in England who recently
captured a whale, and paid a friend a half
crown to inform him how to preserve it,
was advised to " put the whale carefully
into a glass bottle, cover it over with
spirits of wine (strong whisky may do),
then cork and seal up., i
Care of Horse and Ox Teams.
Mt horses, when I look after and drive
them myself, are always fat and in good
health, and do as much as any others ; and
so it is with many a careful teamster or
master. The reason is, they never " over
do" them. To exemplify this we will just
suppose it necessary to drive a team,
heavily loaded, two miles only, and that the
roads are bad. One driver does the dis
tance in three-quarters of an hour, and the
team is not distressed ; another does it in
ten minutes or quarter of an hour less,
never breathing his horses, tearing along
the whole way, and the team reaches the
end blowing and sweating profusely, and
very probably quivering at the shoulder
and flank in short, "over-done," and only
a few minutes saved all of which time,
and more, is consumed in recuperation,
and much more mischief done than could
be undone with a week's care. Horses
and oxen, like ourselves, sometimes feel
unwell, but they are unfortunately unable
to tell us so. How often do we feel unable
to work quite as hard and as freely one
day as we have been in the habit of doing.
It is true we suffer no great pain, and we
can eat pretty well; but we do not feel
right, and work is a severe labor, and if we
are forced on, serious illness is often the
consequence ; to it is with horse or ox
teams. These are at times affected the
same way, and an observant owner or
driver, who looks after the team himself,
will quickly detect it, and ease their labor
accordingly. From seemingly trifling
symptoms (unlikely to be noticed by any
but the person always entrusted with the
auimals), any 6uch ailing will be at once
detected. Twenty four hours' care
will probably see a material amendment,
and next day all will be right as usual, pro
vided the necessary care be used. If other
wise treated, a- week will often not
suffice to restore the balance of health and
In this department much error has crept
in. The habit of ignorant hired men is
often to make the time requisite for giving
the food to suit their own convenience
rather than the necessities or health of
their horses. When brought to the stable,
it is a common custom to first take the
team to the water trough, and allow them
to distend their stomachs with an immense
quantity of well water. This is bad as
can be. The horses want water, it is true,
but it is best to give only a few mouthfuls
to refresh them, then give a little hay, and
in a quarter of an hour grain of any kind
can be given in almost any reasonable
Quantities, without any chance of injury.
After eating water may be given with im
punity to any extent Where horse teams
are employed jointly with a number of
men, such as railroad work, or the like,
they must be fed and ready again to go to
work when the dinner hour is over ; and
for this meal, under these circumstances.
chopped hay and ground oats, slighu
moistened, form an admirable mixture.
prefer feeding it in this way to teams at
all times and seasons, and am quite coa
vinced that much saving is effected and
lniury to horses avoided. V ith this mix
ture horses may be fed with perfect safety.
if ever so heated, provided there is not too
much grain among the hay.
A very intelligent friend of mine, who
used this kind of feed, always took nose
bags to the field with him, and gave his
horses ten minutes feed and rest, at
medium interval between breakfast and
dinner, and the same at about half-past
four in the afternoon, no team did more
work than his, or on less feed.
Cavalry horses are alwavs snarinzlv fed
both as to hay and oats, and any horse
that cannot live on the regular allowance
is at once sold as a " cast horse." This,
however, very rarely happens. Generally
the feed, although scarcely more than half
as much as is ordinarily fed, will amply
suffice to keep the animal in high health
and condition. Men and teams often, and
indeed generally, eat far more than is
absolutely requisite for them ; they cannot
assimilate such an immense quantity as is
sometimes given. A large portion of the
excess passes undigested through the ani
mal; or, it digested, unassimuated
Chemical analysis has proved this to be
the case over and again. There is a cer
tain demand made by the system for food
to supply the wear and tear caused by
labor. When this is supplied, no more can
be done. If the animal fail in condition,
rest or restoration to health is absolutely
necessary. jh. JS. Farmer.
Green Vegetable, etc., as Manure.
In order to sustain or increase the fer
tility of the soil, a compensation must be
made to it for the ingredients absorbed
and carried away by the crops which are
raised on it The practice of housefeed
ing stock has a tendency to increase the
productiveness of land by providing a
large quantity of manure ot the best qua!
lty. in addition to barnyard, which can
not be expected to reach more than a part
of the tarm every year, there are various
kinds of mineral and artificial manures
which are very useful for supplying at
least a part of the ingredients which are
necessary to sustain the productiveness of
A great deal may be done toward in
creasing the fertility of land by a judicious
use ot green manures; such as clover,
buckwheat etc. Changing from tillage to
clover or grass, giving the land rest, and
then breaking up, increases the fertility
of the soil, for the roots and stems of the
clover, when decomposed, give back to the
soil a large part of the various substances
which they had extracted from it One of
the great advantages arising from this
mode of manuring is that the crude in
gredients of the soil have been elaborated
by the plants and brought into a suitable
condition for affording nutriment to the
ensuing crop. Green weeds, potatoe
vines, decaying vegetables should be ad
ded to the manure heap, and converted
into manure. Plowing stubble land in the
fall and allowing it to remain in fallow all
winter, is a very effective means of chang
ing weeds, grass, and stubble into useful
manure. Wtttem iCurai.
Nxar akin to the negligence by which
trees are suffered to smother and deform
themselves with superfluous wood, is the
custom almost universal in this country
of allowing them to carry an unreasona
ble quantity of fruit This over-cropping,
indeed, is one of the greatest, as it is one
of the most obstinate evils that horticul
tural science is struggling to eradicate.
Under the various artihclal influences to
which fruit trees in gardens and orchards
are subjected, they otten overbear. The
best cultivators, however, make it an in
flexible rule not to allow any tree to carry
so much fruit as to necessitate a propnine
up of the branches. But the number of
this class of thorough practitioners is ex
ceedingly smalL All oyer the country, in
fact propping is the rule, and thinning 0f
.1 e . .1 .
me iruii is we rare exception.
lhe operation seems, it is true, to de
mand a certain sort of courage that only
veteran cultivators can command.
To cut off the outermost of the two or
three clusters on every shoot of a grape
vine, to pull half, or more, of the speci
mens from a fine Bartlett or Seckel pear
tree, oppressed by the weight of its own
generosity, requires nerve, such as can
hardly be expected from raw recruits in
the business. Still, so extremely satisfac
tory are the results of this operation, that,
wherever it has been resolutely begun, it
never fails to be followed up in future
In the performance of this, as of other
work among trees, a little experience
proves more serviceable than a great deal
of teaching. As a general rule, supported
by the practice, as stated above, of the
best cultivators, no tree should be per
mitted to retain any more of its fruit than
it can carry to maturity without being
tied up, or supported in any way. This,
where trees are overloaded, necessitates a
removal of from one fourth to three
fourths, as the case may require, of the
young specimens left growing after the
fall of the blossoms. The superfluous
fruit ought to be picked off in June or
July. At the time of this first thinning,
however, it is advisable to leave about
double the quantity on the tree that it is
intended shall ripen there. Going over
the trees a second time, in August, the
number of specimens should be finally re
duced so as to complete the operation,
taking care to select for removal all fruits
that are wormy, deformed, badly situated,
and unpromising. i
On dwarfs, and smallish standards, such
a thinning out with the fingers and
thumb-nail, as the most convenient imple
mentsmay be rapidly performed ; but to
go over a full grown apple or pear tree in
this way is a s'ow and rat her tedious labor;
still, where the cultivation has not been
neglected in other respects, such thinning,
in most cases, will pay, inasmuch as,
properly done, it never fails to secure a
fair crop of first quality, instead of a little
larger quantity of very inferior fruit But
the effect of the operation on the future
health and vigor or trees is of much more
importance than any such improvement of
their products ; for a tree that has once
"borne itself to death" as the phrase
forcibly expresses it very rarely, and
only after a number of years, if ever, re
covers from the consequences of its ex
hausted vitality. Cor. Journal of Horti-culture.
USEFUL AND SUGGESTIVE.
There is no luck like pluck, and fortune
most favors those who are indifferent to
Removing Warts from the Hands.
The Rural Jfeie Yorker says : A mixture
of two parts of nitric acid to one of mu
riatic acid is a good remedy for warts. It
should be applied to the warts with a small
brush from a broom, and care must be
taken not to get acid on the flesh, as it
will make a sore. Saleratus will coun
teract the action of the acid.
Glue Kettles. A few holes, bored in a
glue kettle, in a horizontal line near the
rim, will allow steam from the boiler to
enter the kettle, and so prevent the glue
from solidifying on the side. The holes
need not be bored all round the kettle, as it
is handy to be able to pour glue out of one
side without wasting it
Drtvino Nails. A "Subscriber" asks
if we know of a better plan of driving
nails in hard wood than by greasing the
points. Undoubtedly. If the point of a
nail is dipped in grease, the face of the
hammer will very soon become greasy and
will need very careful cleansing or work
will be impossible. A better plan is to wet
the point of the nail on the, end of the
tongue ; this will make it drive easily, and
will iiot interfere with the hammer.
Hearth and Some.
The fifty per cent of silica in the straw
and grain, respectively, show why it is
that oats flourish luxuriantly on meadow
.land that has been broken up from grass.
It also indicates that potash, for the re
duction of the silicates, is absolutely es
sential as a constituent of the soiL Wood
ashes, therefore, are very serviceable in
the growth of the crop, as well as in the
production oi the nner grasses.
Little Things. Life is made np of lit
tle things. He who travels over a conti
nent must go step by step. He who
writes a book must do it sentence by sen
tence. He who learns a science must mas
ter it fact by fact and principle after prin
ciple. What is the happiness of our life
made up of? Little courtesirs. little kind
nesses, pleasant words, genial smiles,
friendly letter, good wishes, and good
deeds. One in a million once in a life
lime may do a heroic action; but the
little things that make up our life come
every day and every hour. If we make
the little events of life ber.utiful and good,
then is the whole life full of beauty and
Damp Proof Siren, auk for Labels.
The Archive of Pharmacy gives the fol
lowing recipe: Macerate five Darts of
good glue in eighteen to twenty parts of
water for a day, and to the liquid add nine
parts of rock candy and three parts of
gum araoic. i be mixture can be brushed
upon paper while lukewarm; it keeps
weu, does not stick together, and, when
moistened, adheres firmly to bottles.
For the labels of soda or seltzer water
bottles, it is well to prepare a paste of
good rye nonr and glue, to which linseed
oil varnish and turpentine have been
added, in the proportion of half an ounce
each to the pound. Labels prepared in
the latter way do not fall off in damp cel
Desiccated Potatoes. 8everal differ
ent method of preserving potatoes by dry
ing have been devised within a few years
past In some the raw potatoes have been
cut in thin slices, dried by hot air and then
ground into flour. In others the vegeta
bles have been first cooked and afterwards
dried. The latest plan is to steam or boil
the potatoes after removing the skins, then
masning and lorcing them through a ves
sel having a perforated bottom like a
colander. This brings the substance into
the form of long, sticky strings, which are
dried, and which may be used in place of
rice in soup, etc. jr iney may oe ground
fine and when moistened with boiling
water will resemble mashed - potatoes
cooked in the ordinary way. Rural Xe
To FJfeffEjr Rubber to Wood and
Metal. As' rubber plates and rings are
almost exclusively, used for making con
nections between steam and other pipes
ana apparatus, much oimcuityis experi
enced in making an air-tight connection.
This is obviated entirely by employing a
cement which fastens alike well to the
rubber and to the metal or wood. Such
cement is prepared by a solution of shellac
ana ammonia boak pulverized gum shel
lac in ten times its weight of strong am
monia, when a slimy mass is obtained,
which in three to four weeks will become
liquid without the use of hot water. This
softens the rubber, and becomes, after
volatilization of ammonia, hard and im
permeable to gasses and fluids. Boston
Journal of Chemistry.
Damp Walls. Anything that will pro
mote health and well-being among the
operatives of our over crowded manufac
tories and workshops, is worthy or" note,
and the remedy for an evil as common as
it is dangerous, seems specially to deserve
attention. Damp walls to work rooms are
among the most fruitful causes of disease
among laborers of both sexes, and we
deem it not out of place to give the man
ner of a device, simple and easily adopted
to prevent the effects thus resulting from
bad building. The mode of protection
adopted, is to boil together powdered sul
phur and water for half an hour, in the
proportion of one pound of sulphur to
two quarts of water. The mixture thus
formed should be applied with a brush,
like ordinary paint, upon the walls affected,
and the result will be, as a rule, to entirely
prevent the unhealthy and unpleasant ooz
ing forth of moisture. While buildings
should never be so constructed as to admit
of dampness, yet it is most important that
being unable to prevent existing evils, we
should have the means of remedy, and the
simple bit of advice just given, we hope,
may be adopted in some of the many in
stances where it is likely to work a bene
fit American Builder.
How to Make Dutch Cheese.
Allow the milk to thicken : then heat
gently over a fire in a large kettle, till the
cord separates from the whey; then dip
out into a colander or other suitable ves
sel, so that the whey can be Dressed ont of
the euros as dry as poesioie ; after all the
curd 8 are pressed out, crumple np with
the hands as fine as can be done, then
press down in an earthern vessel, and let
it stand a few days till it becomes thor
oughly heated. Don't omit to stir it
throughout every day, afterward pressing
it down, so that every portion of it may
become heated alike ; now take it ont and
fait it to suit the taste if one wishes to,
she can add a small quantity of butter, it
makes it richer ; but it is not positively
necessary, as it is very good without it ;
then take a deep basin or basins, (accord
ing to the quantity and the size you want
the cheese) grease them well, press them
even full of cheese and set them in a stove
or oven and bake till slightly brown on
the top, and your cheese is done. This
mode of making it is equally as good as
English cheese, and fit to set before a kins:.
Cor. Rural New Yorker.
To Make Hanging Baskets.
Takb hoop skirt wire cut in nieces one
foot lone: tie with stronsr thread in th
shape of figure 8; tie each together until
there are twenty-eight; then take broad
wire that is on the bottom of hoop-skirts,
and pass through, over and under, alter
nately, where they are tied at top and bot
torn, fastening the ends firmly together.
For the bottom take a ring for the center
with eight rings around it, a piece of
plain wire round the outside. Take two
iieces oi the neaviest wire each 3 feet
one for handles, tie at top and bottom of
the basket, leaving one end long enough
to go across the bottom through the rings.
The two handles will cross each other at
the centre of the middle ring, also where
they come together at the top, and will
need a hook of large round wire, bent each
way, to hang up by. Paint green and
varnish. Put tin foil round the threads,
as the gilt paper is soon spoiled by the
moisture, une the basket with iresh.
green moss, fill with earth, and put in any
running piant Jtxenange.
Don't dkspaib bicausi tod hav a wkak
Constitution. The vitalizing principle em
bodied In Da. walkik's Vinioas Bittbks
will assuredly strengthen it In every drop
or that combination of vegetable curatives
there is a stimulating, a regenerating, a re
gulating power uneqnaled In the whole range
of proprietary and officinal remedies. Ic is
to the Inert physique what steam and oil are
to the locomotive engine. Tet it contains no
fiery excitant, nothing but the juices of rare
medicinal herbs and roots, intended by the
Great Physician for "the healing of the Na
tions." J. V. Fabwill & Co.. Chicago, now have
their foreign goods brought through the St.
Lawrence River and the lakes, direct to the
Custom-House in Chicago, where, after set
tling with Uncle Sam for custom duties, they
are placed in their immense store, and sold to
jobbers and retailers.
It is sb sasy matter to distinguish the ova-
niM Dr. Sage's Catarrh Stmtdy from the spu
rious imitations in the market, the gmvin
having printed upon the outside wrapper the
words " R. V. Pierce, M. D., Sole Proprietor,
Buffalo, N. T." Also has upon wrapper the
Doctor a private U. S. Government stamp,
bearing upon it his portrait, name and ad
dress, which of itself is a ptrftct guarantt of
Important to Shippers.
A. P. W. Skinner. Chicago. 111., who has
been in the general commission business for
tne past ten years, is hanulmg gram, bides,
and country produce of all kinds. His ref
erences are first-clacs, and country shippers
win do weu to enter into correspondence with
Henry Bond, or Jefferson, Maine, was
cured of spitting blood, soreness and weak
ness of the stomach, by the use of Johntcm't
A want has been felt and expressed bv rjhv
sicians, for a safe and reliable purgative : such
a want is now supplied in Partem' Purgalitx
A Manufacturing City.
Rockville, Conn., sixteen miles east of
flartford, a manufacturing city of 5,000 peo
ple, wnn water-woras, gas, opera House
banks, churches, schools, etc., has every as
pect of abounding life and thrift Schneipsit
Lake, raised twenty-three feet and covering
l.auu acres, is toe immense reservoir oi mo
tiva power for the machinery of sixteen man
ufactories grouped within 3,000 yards, whose
annual product is $3,000,000. Belding, Bros.
uo. nave added a large amount or new ma
chinery to their sewine silk factory here, un
der the management of A. N. Belding, so as
to increase its product to f.JO,uij a year, and
the three mills they control in Mansfield will
Jirodoce as much more, so that they are by
ar the largest manufacturers and wholesale
dealers of sewing silk and machine twist in
this country. Their houses are tnanaeed, at
No. 325 Broadway, New York, by M. M. Bel-
ding and C. D. tV ood ; at No. 70 West Fourth
street Cincinnati, by D. W. Belding, and at
Noa. 56 and 53 Wabash avenue, Chicago, by
11. 11. Beldine. w. A. Stanton and U. 11. Al
len. Their sales haveflargely increased the
past year. During the past eighteen months
they have distributed to their retail custom
ers over 3.000 of their unrivalled patent silk-
cases for the display of varfons colors, at
cost of $18,000. They are now running
newly-invented machine for cleaning finished
suk ana making it periectiy even ana glossy.
From nothing, in twelve years they have
grown to be the controlling silk house in the
Union, by combining enterprise, perseverance
and skill with the inflexible rule of making
all their goods perfect and warranting all
silk with their label to correspond with its
mark in length, strength and weight Their
motto is, the bat silk is the cheapat, and the
puouc say Amen.
It taxis eleven experienced men to do the
buying for the great hause of J. V. Farwell A
Co., Chicago, whose resident agents at all the
principal cities m Europe and this country
supply this house with all the new things as
soon as produced.
The Phrenological Journal for
August Is richly laden with good reading. John
TyndalLthe eminent Chemist; Under the Surface,
or the Woridnes of Universal Law; Spiritual
Presence; The Beggar and the Banker; Hiss Kate
Stanton; Dirty Children; The Nervous and the
Paralyzed; Streets 81ehts m China, with original
" Celestial" Designs; The German School System
what it Is ; The Chinese Labor Question, or a new
Guessing of an Old Puzzle; Conversation and Its
Uses; Are we True to Ourselves? Our next Pred
dent; A Good Wife; Hotel Life in California; The
Judgment of Satan ; A Picture in Two Lights ; The
Beautiful Sunshine, a new poem after the style of
" Beautiful Snow." Price, 89 cent. $3 a year.
Address, 8. B. Wills, Publisher, 389 Broadway,
Ths Ltttlb Corporal for August has
an enticing table of contents. Stories from Mm
K. D. Kendall, Susan Ceolidge, Lucia Cham Bell
and other. The second! stallment of Summer
Dajs at Kirkwood," by the editor, Mrs. Emily
Huntington Miller. Art Science, and Natural
History, put Into fascinating dress by the pens of
Martha Powell D.ris, David Bice, M. D., and
Olive Thorn e, and some very charming poems
from George Cooper, Ellen Porter Champion, and
Mrs. M. B. C. Blade. This number has several
fine CI nitrations, which now form an attractive
feature of this popular Juven le. Terms, $1.59 a
year. Joaa B. Mn.i.za, Publisher, Chicago.
Mibkbt Reports from all the cities in Eu
rope and this country continue to show an up
ward tendency, nut me nouse oi i. v.rar-
well A Co., Chicago, have largely anticipated
this advance and undersell agents.
As soon as an article purporting to he of utility
has been tested, ana it merits endorsed by public
opinion, unprincipled parties endeavor to replen
ish their depleted purses by counterfeiting, and
substituting a spurious (or the genuine article.
Some time since, mercury, In the disguise of pills.
powders, etc-, was given for all diseases of the
stomach and liver, while quinine was freely ad
ministered for the chills. At length Hoete net's
8tomach Bitters made its advent, and an entire
new tyrtem of healing was inaugurated- The bene
ficial effects of this valuable preparation were at
once acknowledged, and mineral poisons rnnered
to sink into that obscurity to which an enlighted
age has consigned them. There have been many
spu ious bitters palmed upon the community,
which, after trial, have been found perfectly worth
ies', while Ho.tettcr's has proved a blessing to
thousands, who owe to it their restoration to
For many years we have watched the steady
progress of Hoetetters Stomach Bitte'sm public
estimation, ana its beneficent effects as a cure for
11 complaints arising from the stomach of a mor
bid natute, and we are free to say that it can be
relied upon as a certain relief and remedy. Its
proprietors have made the above preparation, af-
terjears of careful study and sitting, and are now
reaping the reward claimed by this valuable
tpec fie, and wh'ch they so richly merit. It U the
only preparation of the k'nd that Is reliable m all
cases, and tt therefore demands the attention of
J. V. Fabwbxl & Co., Chicago sell every
thing. Their stock of dry goods, woolens,
dress goods, notions, hosiery, etc., is acknowl
edged, by all who know about such matters,
to be the largest and best ever put together
in one place.
To ComrniY Mxaceaim and Stbahobbk.
Wot-ra's ScBiEnaM Aromatic Schwapps. Among
the complaints lor which the " Schnapps " has
been declared a upteitic by the eminent physicians
who bave corresponded with the proprietor, are
dropsy, dyspepsia, d.bQlty consequent upon long
continued sickness snd old see, epilepsy, asthma,
gravel, colic, affections of lhe kidneys, and all
chronic diseases. For these, and many other dis
orders, it is now prescribed, with great success, by
more than three thousand medical practitioners In
various parts of the United States.
PniT Davis' Path KnxzR Is an excellent ran-
lator of the stomach and bowels, and should
always be kept on hand, especially at this season
of the year, when so many suffer from bowel com
plaints. There is nothing so quick to relieve in
attacks of Cholera.
Bold at only 15 cents a bottle, by merchants sau-
CUT THIS OUT
And send twenty -five cent for a ticket, sad ret a
Watch, Sewing machine, Piano,
or nome article of rains. Hr ticket, fhr 11 00. fhblanJa.
rf " e tu.
raBvllltH Ohio, follrri
3Hth year y.ue
VT SJirptember ?tb. Coumetiuirotiith and extended.
12.00 a rear. Address W. P. KUE, FrioclnaL
1840. qqqqqqsq i87i.
TIME TESTS THE MERITS
OF ALL THINGS.
DAVIS' PHIH KILLER!
Tn,i. MirKmrtM TnMflrlne lias won a desCTTpdlv Mali
mwlaUon nn alWilor of twin ami a jm-scrver o(
health. It hbToiiMahaRhnld rcmeiiv, from tli wet
thut tt sHt tinimiliHte an! permanent relief. It w a purely
vntable preparation, nwle from ttie beat and pnret ma
terial, rale to-ki-en and to use in every family. It 1 rrroni
menued by phvicin and persons of all elawos ami to
dav, alter a piiblic trial of thirty years the avenwe life of
man it sttni nnrivalied and nnewHIed, in-eadin? Its
twltilne over the wide world. lis lanre and increabiag
atte alljnJd pebitive cvlilcuce of its e&Uuruig lame.
A Core for Colic in Horses.
Ertrart from a letter firm T. A. Eccd, pnbbhed In fh;
a-inU liuzrtlr. April '.Sin, 1S7I. . .
v-e UitKtK Aoril 17. I'll rfve a remedT frr colic
hi home: tiive two tnble-pootmil of Perry Dvi' Pain
Killer In a pint of warm sweet milk, or warm aaie tea,
gwivlened. This is tmilleieiit lor a common attack. In
crease or diminish arrordtnx to the acvenly of 'tic cam,
and repeat in twenty to thirty minutes If Uie hone la not
relieved, intin-ii, W H" i" nii"Hnk v" rriiir.
of teiiarrilh-. Ohio, xv, Thia l lhe moat alHunl
of pvinit a urencn in:u i ever uer uu
1- verv Hoiise-keeticr Kliould keen It at hand to apply It
i Hie first attack of any pnln. II will give atjalactory
relief, and e honra of ttljcrins.
lh liOl lline WHO JtUlO:iCTi uj ii-j-uiji; mimir-i min-
"lie-. lie sure yon c-iil. and pyt the KTnnine PAIN
KIL!Fti.aa many wnr'hlc nostmms are attempted to
tw.ldnn iheini-nt rriwhition ot Ihis valoau medicine.
(7 iJlructlona accompany each bolUe.
Price 23 ctr.., SO ctsi and 81 per bottle.
J. N. HARRIS & CO., Cincinnati, 0.
Proprietors for the Soothern and Western States,
tar FOR SALS BT ALL MEDICINE DEALERS.
A WZSZLT JOCZXAI, or
Transportation, Engineering and Railroad Newi
The attention orHsitroad Mat Is caned to that Jonrasl
which is believed to be at this time
THE MOST C0MPREHEXS1VE RAILROAD JOORIAI
ES THS WORLD 1
Treating as It does of an tranches of the
Complicated business of Transportation, and especial!)
of the Operation of Railroads, Railroad Engineer
ing, the Constractioa of Locomotives and Cars.
The eoumctonof this Journal sjra
Special Prominence to Eailroad TTewi
And there win be (bond la Its columns aeeramtaof tot
Onranlzation of all New Cotnnsmes, the Projectloa and
Location of ew Lines, the rrogreas or Railroad Coo
traction, the Improvement ef Old Lmea, the Business o.
Different Roads, the Combinations and Boameas Amnce
ments of Compamea, Annual Reports, Elections and An
pomtmentsof Directors and Officers, Decisions of Ocmitt
Interesting or Talusble to a Ballroad Xaa,
Be be President, Director, Stockholder, Bopertnlenderit,
Enetneer, Master Mechanic, Asrat, Conductor. Loeomo
uve Emrineer, or m any way connected with or interested
H railroads or railroad business.
Vtlclea ty Practical Railroad Uei
Form a dlatlnjraWiinr; feature of the JoomaL Leadlna
Enjrineerina: Works and valuable iiupraveiucnta in Ballroad
Ulustr&ted Pine Engravings
In Its cohnrm. Enrtneers. Master Mechanics and Vans
facrarers find these Illustrated deacrlpciona of the greatest
Proper attention is given to the
Belatiea of JUTJroads to ths Coaanaalty aa
And also to the
RHation of Companies (e ttrfr. Emploge, and tie
Smral Bight and Inau.
This paper Is pieiaued by a eornsof Editors of specta
QTiallftr-arfcona, and every paiaaia taiten tomakcltinqjjpens
able to every Kailmad Man. It U a together Independent
avoids all undue pufflnjr of men or corporaUooa, givei
news fully and impartially, alms especially to give practt
col information which will directly aid Its readers in th
Xosecution of their business. Business men find In tlx
Utliojld Giza-Tra the earliest Information of theorwr
rof new staoMis on railroads in coarse of coustrucUon.
d sre thus enabled to establish relation, with such towm
ntns beghminsof their existence.
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tlO and 113 Madison StreeV Chicago.
The w7rnt Ffinlrn l n Th wnrlrt vnxr Tv nv
i . to injuurc bo pc.icci: a NUiiiuuiua 01 anj
UUlJg UA lAafeUTC, ItS
' arrant Seltxer Aperient
Is of m orfrjfnHl, the IttT spring of (Ifrmnny. The
Is even suN-rirr to t,he mam if if ;urc 1 Naturr h'-rst'lr, ho
otrL-e it ointaiivt all lhe active nu-vlk-aj profxrfves of lire
Rrin:r. unalloyed hy miv of the In rt awl tif cm nart1 les
frwind In all mim-ral Pxihi.tias. 1 he renulne art trie
be-inir rcare-d. vnu Imvc the.Tiizt-r mI.t of Knmnr-.
A nenr. I.t-Ml (n H. rnrrHl ntlvuia nf Mao Sitrvr Wntor
tuiii,tii niKi in-nti-Hn, s'i.i pruc:miy tor dcm, rt most
nnimt mtliartic and anil bilious firci nits lion on the lace oi
BOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS.
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6111 Enrvins &ivtn to tvery subscriber. Exlraurtli-
narr uWuccuieuts. Address,
ti ti TUTCPPI I TA
P. P r.LJJrAi. PaJBUJll, JUMB.
By an eminent Physician and Profpaaor In one ot oar larse
.Medical Culb-zes. It deals tearieMlv hut elnatHr wilh
evils from which sprtnic phyau-al and moral dtvrartatlon,
and domestic inl.-lx. uy It is beirat reviewed praised or
eritlcineil, hy all the leadln reltn..os ami seen!;ir panrrs
snd Magazines In the United States, and the verdict of n
bcst and inoat diacriniinatint; K that I is a rrm.rk
able bosk 1 that It la tlmelrt that it b seeded
Ui.it it will make Its mark i and d. r.ed.
It IS Of Vital Imn.rl, nr, Ineverv nuui iih! vataU
bl the land, ami M iuvlmr a woudertul aale.
Aitenta will And tliia a rare opportunity to make money.
Circulars, vine full parucuUra, wilh muueruus nodecs
of the Pnaamient free.
Address J. S. GOODMAN CO, Publishers,
5 Custom House Race, Chicago. TO.
W Say where you saw this advertisement.
AGENTS are-snaklna- TrJt?7,V'Z
aar vaaja fw-iMi u circulars rUuitAlfl 1 St
WOOKliLr f, Cleveland, Ohio.
m a prsji
with the .- Ten "iamr. War
ranted to wilt ali taf tea. Se tnl
mrrrtnchtr. And Sir sale whfle-
Hlennlv bv tre ;rrnt Atlan.
tie and PariMc Tea Co., 8
( v:n li SL. w York. p. o.
H Re Re
Headway's Beady Eelief
CURE! THS WORST PA 18
la from One to Twenty Minute.
NOT OWE HOUR
after readintr thta advmtTnnt need any one
SITKUtt WITH PAIN.
RADWATS BJkADY RELIEF L A CUSS FOB
It was the ftm auMs
THE ONLY sPIf REMEDY
ttnt truntly stops Uie most excnHrbuutfC pains, allays
IiiiliAAim.4linfs and cures Conewtioiw, whether of the
Lan, StnniACD, BuwEia, or atitmr gbsjyls or ejmnM, by OPS
no matter bow viotentor excruci&tlnc the rain the RHETJ
MATHC, IV-t-riciilcn, Infirm, trippipii, Nervous. ISeural
gic, or prostrated with disease may Salter,
ttadwaj's Beady Belief will afford lastaat Aid.
InfrrrnmfTOcn of the Kiftnrt, fnPrmmntkm of the
jjUtaaer, injutmmatvm oj we BowrU, t7HQrtinn of
amaf.nun,iwe i m -Ka, i s aa lit rteISSr. r'Ur
ptiaiwn oj lhe Heart, HyMr, croup, ,
TotMAfK'Ae, Aurulffia, Rkemmntiem
CnUi Chilis and Anne Chill.
TTr mflrtitn of Uie RefiflT Rrllpf tn the tmi4 j
mrts where Uie pain or diiticuity exbt w iii &HorU eae sod
TacntraroDS in ivur a rnTnnrvT oi wsrpr win- Yn i
mf.nw-nw.ct.re CHAMl'S, BPASMS, BOI'R HT(MA FL
JIEA1.TBUKX.SICK HK AP ACHE, II AKKHEA, IY
tvTiuv i ill tii xi" I v r a i i tuc Dnuri u i n
I ..' 1 I - A A 1 rL,AJ, IV A(xr 4-A.W A AAA W " P1JS. ami aajj
Travelers Khould always carry a iwttle of Had way's
Ready Relief with ttmn. A few drops in water will
prevent nk avrj or jnun fmm change of water, ltsibetles
than rcoch Brandy or Bitters as astimalant.
FEVER AND AGUE.
FEVER AND AGUEcnred for flpir cents. There la not a
remedial asent in this wort-1 that will cure Kerrr and Airoe
and another Malarious, llion. Scarlet. Trr-houL ilow.
and other Fevers I aided hy ItAIiWAY'SPn.LM so auiek
aaiiADW AY'S READY TttXIEF. Kitty cents per botlkA
me urea, juiooa rarin-r.
"Every tt.-np of the 8 ARS A PARILLI AN RRSOLVFTT
eonirnunk-Rtrt throuch Umj Rlood 8west, Trine, and other
fluitie snd Juices of the svHtem. the Tutor of life, (or It re
putr rle wiutvn of the body with new and ftoocd material.
aS-TOA!, NypAi.t. Lhrvntmrjiion. GknutttUrr tHmmw- til
cern in theihrotU -wri mouth. Tumor, Xottotn the GUtntU
and othsr pnrU nf the nyUfm .Sort A'sat, Mrumnroite die-
chmyetromthe EtraRtthe trordjhrme of Skin Hi-
r..-wi,iviH.ns, i-nrr tVfrW, rflUt XrTWI, H'WQ ft'TTrl,
S-tU Khenm Ertipeln,Aciie, Mark Spotty H'wm in the
firth, Tttntor,Oinrereinthe H'wA awt'ill rrtikenio
nmt painful Urknyes, AVyM.Wu, Lime of Sperm and
aU tciiMr of the life priurtpie, are triAia the curaitrt
ntnttenf thl tronrirr of Motim Chemiser. m,l n iat
rV we irillpmreto any partem tng it for either J
vw .isswiri tU'-r-lWJAidiaaf-ni fJUHXT Ut CWTr LXFTm.
U the patient, daily bfComintrrediHTd by the wastr-aml
dcconan.nitioo that is continually pmcrrwintf . "net-vet l in
arTeatinir lhe wnntts. and H-naii-a the. mme with rww mv
terml m.Wrom pnod hcAlthv blood and this the SAB
SAPAiaLLIANa1llsnddfflftpcnjw a cure Is certain;
tor, when once this remedy commencm its work of puriH
catlon, snd socceeds in diminit.;n tlie loss of wastes, its
rciMur wui D9nntn,snu every nay Uk- patient win feel hin
leu terowin bettPT and (tfronjeer, tlie food disrwtinc beOea.
Hi, -Vint- iiunji i n;, kjiu homi inu we, uiu increastn&
N'rt onlT does the aSAraAPtRrr.LiaM Rfarii.Twp
an known remedial amenta in tie cure of Chronic, 8crof
Mis,Conrnitntroaalajbkia itoeaes; bat it the only
SUBUU -UI C BJBT
Kidney iu Bladder Complaints
TJrlnarT and Womb diseases, GravrL Di-vhctes, 1oost.
Stoppage of Water, Iiscoouiiencc of I'hne, Height's DiesM
Albuminuria, snd In all c&-s wliere there are brk k-diwi
depiksits, or the water ts thick, cioody, nltid with snt
stance like the wlmeof aner. or Uireuds lite white silk,
or there is a mortxi, dark, biliocs apeurAn'e, and whits
bone-dust deposits, and when Utere u a pnekintx homing
srwation wlien pHrwne water, auU paioia lhe biuaUoX the
Tuner ef Twelve YearV Grewtfc Cared y
MtWIJ I tteSSlTCBU
nirtitr. Mas.. Jnrvlft 19ffL
Dn. RaBWATr I have hd Ovarian Tuiikjt lb the ova
ries and bowels. All tlte doctors said "there was no cure
(oTiC I tried everything that was recommended; but
nothrnff helped me. I aw vour I kit ! vent, ami Uiomrht I
would try U ; but had no Dti Ui in 1 1 bsi-aiue I had sndered
Sir twelve vears. 1 took six bot tie of the lie riven L, and
one box or I'aj.1 way's Pills, and two bottles of yonr Ready
Kt-hf-, and rhreu not a sicn or tumr to be seen or felt,
and I leel better, smarter, and haimler than I have lor
twelve years. The wort tamor wan in the left side f tlie
boweK over the groin. I write this to yon fur Uw benelU
of outers, lou can puoiicui uif von rhxe.
Hannah p. K5APP
A!f IMPORTANT LETTER
from a Droniinent eenucniiui and reu4cnt of Ctmirmatl
Ohio, for tlwpivit iony years wH known to the bookpub-
N aw Vorat. Oct. 11th. 1870.
Ia. RtwaY A-raAfr . I am Induced by a sense of
duty to tlieinlT-nlnjttoniatoabrief statement of the work
IniTof votirmelicinoonmvse,f. For several years I had
been affrjcted with some imubie In t) bladder and urinary
organs, which some twelve iuootli.i ago culminated in a
moot lemoiy au ctmif aiaeaae, wiucn uie pio'iunans an
said was a prostatic stricture in the urrtita, as also iiiiLim
madon of the kidneys and bladder, and irave it as their
opinion that my ate 3 years would prevent my ever
setting radically curen. I had tried a number of pbyal
cliuirt. and had taken a lanre oiiantitv of medicine, both al
-opaline and homoxipatiiic, our bad got no relief. I had
re-ui of AUmWiiruc cures havh r been made by yonr renie-
adelfslua Stturtl'tif Ereniug Poet of a enre bavins: been
effected on a person wtto had Ion been siiifrinc as I had
been. I wrntrizhtoff and rot some ol each your Sarse
mis ana mnw four moniiis atfoi reaaanouce in uie rriu-
ptrniuui ivKvnii, iwsviv- iteuei, ana xvvuinnn run.
si h1 mmmenced takina; them. In three days I was greatly
icueveu, auunu w ieet as wen as ever.
C W. JAMES, Clnciuiatl, Ohio.
DR. RADWAY'S PERFECT PURGATIVE PILLS,
pert' ft It taMcs. rteeaiiUv coaled withawrrt rim. wiree.
rticuiate, purity, clean and StiTOirthett. Radway 8 Pi!n,
frtnecunor all uiaoracrsof the bloniach, Uver, Bowels,
KidnevSa IU adder. Nervous Diseases, Headache, Consdpa
aoo, c'osUvenesa, IiKliseMtion, DTwpepsia, Biliousness, fiu
ious Fever. lniUmniation of the'tiowels. Piles, and all De
ranementsof the Internal Vucera. Warranted to effect a
posjitive cure. Purely Vegetable, con taming no mercury,
mininds. or deieterioos drum.
9 Observe tlte following Brmptoma resulting from
Dtxtrdersnf the Digestive Organs:
Coostipatioa, Inward Piles, Fullness of the Blood tn the
Head, Acidity of the .Stomach. H ausea, Heartburn, DL-enst
of Food. Fullness or Weieht in tlie Stomach, Sour Eructa
tions, Sinkjuf - lutedng at the Pit of the btomach.
Swimming of the Heart. Hnrned and Difficult Breatmnr
Fluttering at tlie Heart, Olsokimr, or bult ci'.its fcaif-tLoos
when In a Lyina; Posture, Diiuite&s of Vision, Dots or
Yv bdare the Bight, Fev er aud luUPaiaiatheUead.
A lew doses of RADWAV3 PT1XS win free the srstera
from all the shove-nnmed disorders. Price. "& cents net
box. SOLD BV IUtU(vilHTS.
READ M FALSE AND TIU'F" Send nw UtPr-f-rnv.
to RADWAY CO., No. 87 M tiden Lane, Hvw York.
uuucwauua wurui uirjusanias wiu pestsu joo.
J. I. CASE Sc CO., Racina, "Wis.,
JIra Pitts' Clltnsx snd Moantrd Rons Powers, Tread
Power, Wool Sawlnz Maeolnes Sil Portable .Engines.
wMMuDKnpuTuonuian: aaoi use uy oiatl.
The Largest Slanalaetorr af THRESHERS
la the World !
J enning's Seminary,
At Anrors. TI, offers best of advantages In ftKllah,
Claalca, Book-keeping snd ilmic Send for circulars.
This preparation. Ions: and lmTorably
known, will thoroagaJy re-ioTigorata
broken down and low-ipi riled horses,
by strength en ins; and cleansing ths
Stomach and intestines.
It is a tore prerentire of all diseases
Incident to this snimaL such as LUIS'G
re.V K. lLA.LtK, I tLLUW
WATER, HEAVES, COUGHS, DIS
TEMPER, FEVERS, FOUN DER,
LOSS OP APPETITE AND VITAL
ENERGY, Ac Its use improrea
the wind, increases the appetite
sires a smooth and slossr skinand
transforms the miserable ikeieton I2--
uiioa txne-iooajng ana spinieu norse.
To teepees of Cows this prepara
tion is iaraloable. It is a sure pre.
rentire against lUnderpest, Hollow
Horn, etc It has been proren by
actual experiment to increase the
quantity of milk and cream twenty
per cent, and make the batter flna
and sweet. In fattening cattle, it
sires them an appetite, loosens their hide, and makes
them thrire much fester.
In all diseases of Swine, such as Coitffaa. TJlcen In
the Lonrs, Larer, ac.uus article acta
as a specific. By putting from onsv
balf a paper to a paper in a Darrei ox
swill the abore diseases will be eradi
cated or entirely pre rented. If given f f-
in time, a certain prerentiTe ana
eon lor the Bog Cholera.
DATlD E. FOITTZ, Proprietor,
BALTIHORE, M d .
Fnr sale bv Dnunrists snd Storekeepers throojrhont
th. L nileu staxes, isnaaas ana soaus
STANDARD FARM MACHLNIRY.
Best Drill tn ths
market. Most rr-
Me ftert. IJi;iTst
Draft Patent Hltib.
t ( rj; DevR-v?, w h k-h
frees the hurse's neck
", from pBaascasol Um
lour Bone Swrp. JruU Warranted.
H heen fnYr tested wfTI ttireh snd elean liO tn 9na
buribels of m-beat .too to 400 busbels osis per day. Jriat
trwsta reara of errrg inrmiuj jarmrr.
Vktor Cane Mill, Cook Evaporstor, Victor Tre!
Power, Crrascnt and Ctnnilar wood Suwlnr Machines,
Aiicti;trl BorVrr. Corn and Cub . miners. KimL
School, and Churci. Bella. Clrcur and prices sent on
Corner Beach and Sebor sts Cliteaga, HL
BLYMYtR, SORTOW dc CO OncirSAl,a
"POR SAI.K. 1 1 H. P. Portahle r-lne and set wen boring
looa Udea su ua ya, v. duius autouiod, liU
PTC CPCne I. SamPl- N r Vsrlettes nC
ilk. wbhww aiiupurwu oeea w near aenr i-nn
rectal oa mump j a. jr. n f. It a i.o
r kerahunc, Fa.
02.5O t. Ti 8 ,IM3
For an ADVERTISEMENT In '
This Ust compriaes
Largs Proportion of th Seat Wertora
Country Papers, Superior la Clvaraeter,
Cireution and Influence to Qtoaa
of any other list.
WHERE CUTS ARE ITS ED, OXLT THREE REQtTRKB
FOB TUB WHOLE LIST.
For Dsn, estimates and farther psiHc si address
aVlaSBd 113 Madison tweet, Chk-ago.
WHEJI WRITING TO ADVERTISERS
eieaae awy ywa raw . e svdvertlaesaetaC
la tale amer. w -
J. x J w
A CHEAT MEDICAL CIS CO VERY
BIIIAJOKa Bern Tesdaasnr t. th.lr
W.a.rrt.l Carasrva Eweeta.
DR. Tt'lLKEK'S CALIFOBIU
They an not a vile FANCY DRINK.
Made of Poar Rasa, Whiskey. Trt S.lrit.
aad Refuse Liqaara doctored, spiced and sweet
ened to pleas, th. taata, called Tonics.' " Appetis
ers," " Restorers, Ac, that lead ths tippler on to
drunkenness and ruin, bat areatrme Medicine, made
from the Native Boots and Herbs of California, free
frasa all Alcaholle Ptlmalanta. They are th.
GREAT BLOOD PURIFIER aad A LIFE
GIVING PRINCIPLE, a perfect Renovator and
InrtArorstor of the System, carrying; off all poisonous
matter and restorinc the blood to a healthy condition.
Vo persoa can taka these Bitters aeeordlns; to direc
tions aad remain lofia anwell, provided their bones
are not destroyed by mineral poison or other means,
and the vital organs wasted beyond ths point of re
pair. They are a Gratia Pa restive aa well as a
Teste possessing also, the peculiar merit cf acting
a powerful agent tn relieving Congestion or Inflam
mation of the Liver, and all th. Visceral Organs.
FOR FEMALE COMPLAINTS, whether la
young or old. married or single, at the dawn of wo
manhood or st the turn of life, these Tonic Bitters have
Far Infamanacarw aad Caraale Rheasna.
tisns ana Goat, Dyspepsia ar Jadigeatiaa,
Billoas, Remittent and Intersnlttrat Fevers,
Disease af the Blaed, Liver, Kidneys, ana
Bladder, these Bitters have been most successful.
Bach Diseaaea are csnsed by Titiated Bloed,
which I generally produced by derangement of th
DYSPEP8IA OR TTDIGESTTO":, Head
ache, faia iu the Shoulders, Couxlis, Tightness of the
Chest, DicslDeas. Sour rnctatlons of the btomach.
Bad taste In the 1
Lne sioutn. ituions Attaca-s, raipitation
of the Heart. IiiCamiuatlon of the Langs, Pain la the
regions of the Aidiievs, snd a handred other painful
symptoms, are the onsprLags ef Dyspepsia.
Thev Invito rata ths Stomach and sttmnlste ths tor-
pld liver sod bowels, which render them of unequalled
emcacy la cleansing the blood .f all Impurities, and
Imparting new life and vigor to the whole system.
FOR Print DISEASES, Ertrptlons, Tetter, Pslt
and Diseaaea of the Skin, of whatever name or nature.
sre literally dug up snd carried out of the system in a
hort time by the use of these Bitters. One bottle In
such cases will convince the moat incredulous of their
Cleanse the Vitiated Blood wnenevet yrm flr.d He
Imparities barstics; through the skm In Pimples. Erup
tions or Sores, cleanse it when you find it obatmcted
andslngeish In the veins: cleanse it when itiatoul, and
your feelings will tell yon when. Keep the blood purs
snd the health of the system will follow.
PI, TAPE, snd other WORMS, lurking hi ths
system of so many thousands, sre ellectnaliy destroy
ed and removed. For full directions, read earefally
the circular around each bottle, printed tn foar lan
guages Anglian, German, French and Spanish.
J. WALKER, Proprietor. B. H. M cOONALD ft CO.,
Druggists and Gea. Agents, Baa Francisco, CaL, snd
9 snd 94 Commerce Street, New York.
tarSOLD BT ALL SBUGeibTS AXD DEALERS.
10 per i.nY to
jfii .-.-.lirrti.-d HOME SHIjI
MAI HIMv Hs live t.iiir.--i-rt, muki Uie
usOtiitA, (Mike on bo'ti mViM l is fMli
litvtrL The beat und ch-ntt fi"'"!.!'1?
si.wh.iie In the market. A'UaTtss JoHN ON,
CLAl.K CO- Boamn, M;Mfc, fitUUirjUi. Fl
Chicago, IlL, or Sc. Louis. hU
ATTRltTTO, OWNERS OF HOHSIW t
Tlie ZINC COLLAR FAI Is raanwteei to cure the
wort c:ise of raw a.Hl InHaiued sore neck in ten days, and
work Hie hore evrry day, or r tv. roowy iun.rM. i nc
ale by altRAttuk'ry liarriwarr errt;tb,whnrMita. beru irr Cir
culars. ZINC COLLAR PIP CO.. ftichanan. Aajchigan.
A GKSTS A HTAT8D (M LA K Y d ex
t ptoses to sell entirely new ArUcks sever tejore m
Tod need. For rvsrrtmTiirs sddnm
J. W. FK1KK Sc CO- Marshal?- Mick.
REDUCTION OF PItlCES
Tocooibrm to a
REDUCTION OP DUTIES.
Great Saving ta On,. mere by getting aa
rr Send Ibr our 'Sew Prleetlsrd a Cmbform wlB
wx-omrany It eontajninir full directions, making a lares
savuiA, to consumers and remunerative to dub orgaoisaa.
THE GRKAT AIERICA5 TEA CO-
P. O. BoiSSil. 3 1 and 33 Veaey St, New Tor
AT IH LAST CAT WHAT
A BIG BLACK GAT-
aJnsne of cruelties to children many a parent will have to
Permitting flies snd nxwoultoes to TORatKrt
helpless Utile children when yon can prevent It la cstrst,.
FLT f uioPtss will protect them. Tliey sre sent by m;ul
nndt-nafft,on rwipt of price. One, tSc. Three to one aa
ureas 1. 800 uillerent ncwapaiAis pubtiab this auvcrtiso-
A. B. HOUGHTON, JifferKQn, Ohio.
RIFLKS. SHOT-GINS, REVOLVER
O'.in Material, c ol' every kind at ate lowest prices.
Write Ibr a Price LNt to
GKEAT Wk-STKliX GtTN WORKS, Plftahnrgb, Ps.
Arniy OuiM, Uevulvera, Sic. taken in exchange
AD. RICHARDSON'S new snd elegant Dor
Garnered fhL-avns." A-nts wanted. Addrtsa
lOLUHfiiAJf JiooK tiow Haroned.
ReHcved and cured hy Tr. ?Vtttitos Pitent Anrl!ne
and compound. Omre- W Rmxlway. V. i-en-i uie
trtic with phiMosraphie Hki-wswof esavsbeSwaRil
ar?er cure, wi'h Il.nrv VI anl Hci-clier s ca-e, fc-Iteis and
xnlrait- ltewreot i'rnrelin- liuiavlors, who prelcnd ttt
have Deen a-iranl of Dr. Susbjuji.
WHITNEY'S HUTS FOOT HARSESS SOAP.
It Cms. Blaelcs, Pollahes and Soaps at the
same time. rVr sale by H-rm Maker.
(".n.eers and Dnur.l-t every wliere. Uano
twtnred hv t. f." WUlTStY CO,Le
Ask for KKl-SIMi'SUDKETI'lillAlt,
CH-c-rated St its Punly, Strength and Faiatablenesa.
Vi arranied to keen nK-klcs. First Premium awarded at
tlie Uniled Statts Fair, Illinois state Fair ami CtiK-ait'L ity
Kair. l-irr-t wiirka ol the kind in tlie United stales. L
tihli-'hed lSW Onlrra and nirre-mondenee proniptly at
hTKledlo. l'rlAS.(i.E.PRrxslM;.:tSand:UI State St.
Chkiizo. Aboannerb WHITE WINE VINEtiAK.
C(T r t The only TrH-rncrne m erlarenea
a a 1 that never Ikila tn rarp nile. V
Siiy ase or varletv. fr.CO hy mall. Liberal (liacouut to
uk iraite. ML litibt Box XI, Chicago.
Illusmited Book af Wanders sent tree. Ad
uivitb B. rOi CO-3W Canal &2ewYork CUV.
O OOA rr lt-chas Planna Sent on WaL Nosffents.
e? JJ Addreas V. 9. PIANOCo. ta B-way, '. Y.
OXK RCDDIClf STKA5I KfQVfK,
IVhor. e-pow er. Price whit Gov nor, prrfprttn
ru n atiit tcarranUtL Will bs SuUlur roar uuUed
duilarstcssh. Aiao, one
S-COHD-H AB H0S IZOUTA L Z H6L1 IS,
(Made hy B. J. Good A Co, rMcs s-borae-pnwer. hi
excellent order and warrann-d. Prtee, with Judnnn's
Guvernor.At . Cost sew, a Addra Irnmnualely,
lit) snd 119 Madlaun'snwet, Chlcaao, HL
rir IT7 1"' Chamr urs. Ps.. offer. rholeerpriin
ill I L j " h1- "WsadnnestockIbraale.5rJ
llstlirilHD ACADEJI Y. Next term hestss
1 Au.-rat 30. Anilnsa k r elretilara, th Principal.
IAHHI u. Jllrl.-,!,JI,, IrsuMrw, Maas.
ASENTS! BEAD TH!S!
Wl WILL PAT AGESTS A MLABT
of 30 ser week and turDeriseaor ailr.w sisn
f"'"1"K to sell our new wostierfol 1ti1cd. Ad
itresa, si. WAlSi CO, siaimbs-U Mic.
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