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Bomb twenty-five years ago, Mr. Bod
kin, one of the old-fashioned printers of
jtork, wag looking sadly over his
ledger. Ag he turned over the leaf that
'disclosed the account of Mr. Qaoin, with
an unsettled balance of $ 315X0, and more
than two years ptkSt due, the sadness
changed to grimnesj. How well he re
membered the first visit of deluding
Quoin, wnen, with a corn-basket full of
wood-cuts, said to have cost f 1,000, he in
veigled the credulous Mr. Bodkin into
printing a book. For which Quoin had
never paid. But he had promised magnifi
cently. As soon, Mr. Bodkin, as I receive the
$315 and the sales of the book, I know,
will not be less than that every week you
shall have the money. A debt of honor,
Mr. Bodkin. You should have it, if I had
to sell my teeth." ' And here he showed a
collection that a hyena would have envied
for whiteness and hardness. "Then
again, Mr. Bodkin, you hold my wood cuts
as security. Worth three times the
amount of your bill! Finer collaterals
were never negotiated in Wall Street.
Pooh!' And he swung his cane around
his head, as if ready to demolish any man
or opinion that might rise in opposition.
So Mr. Bodkin, much impressed with
the rhetoric of Mr. Quoin, went on his way
rejoicing. Quoin went to Rhode Island,
where he sold his books, and pocketed the
proceeds. And Mr. Bodkin had waited
for the money. How often he had written
to Quoin ! How he hal expostulated, and
coaxea ana threatened! How he had of
fered to take calicoes, codfish, do ta toes, or
shinele nails, or any other production of
ia a jsiano. All to no purpose.
Then he had put the account in a law
yer s Hands, (juoin was sued, and judg
ment was had, and execution was issued,
and was returned unsatisfied. Neither Mr.
Quoin's property nor income could be at
tached. Bodkin fairly snorted as his eye
ieu upon the expenses or that suit.
Then he thought of that security
those invaluable collaterals the precious
wood-cuts that had cost f 1,000. Bodkin
had hawked them at every publisher in
me city, only to get substantially tee same
answer from all. "Good cuts: of course
they are. Worth a $1,000 no doubt to cut
mem ; out to us, who dorrt need them,
and could not use them, worth no more
than firewood." Such security ! Bodkin
was growing hysterical
He laughed aloud, not scornfully, but
exruungiy. it was tne laughter of inspi
ration. For the wood-cuts hd given him
a new notion of how the debt might be
collected. With undisguised chuckling,
he put on his hat and went in search ol
Sir. Mallet, a young gentleman of remarka
bly persuasive faculties, faultless in dress
moreover, an agent of the Pokomoke
Lottery, and an excellent juJge of the
game of pea and thimble. What trans
pired between Bodkin and Mallet is purely
conjectural. But it was odd that Mr. Bod
kin should, on his return, have directed
his foreman to print a dozen cards with
this inscription, M Henry Mallet, publisher,
No. 2,450 Washington Street, Buffalo."
Hen. Mallet a publisher! Why, even the
feeder-boys laid their fingers aside their
noses when they read it.
Two days after this Mr. Mallet laid one
of these cards on the desk of Mr. (juoin,
and begged to inquire of that gentleman
the probable value cf the wood-cuts used
in his book. Was he disposed to sell
them, or could they be used t To be can
did (and candor was always a weakness of
his), he needed them sorely. He had
mad) arrangements to publish a certain
book within three months. If it was out
by that time he would make $2,000 sure;
if it was delayed a week his chance of
profit was g jne forever. The miserable
engravers wanted three months to do the
work, whereas he could not spare three
wee els. yioin s cuts were not exactly
what he wanted, bat they would serve.
Would he take $50 for the use of them ?
Quoin smiled at his innocence, and
shook his heid. " I don't lend cuts; but
-I will sell them to you for $309, and that
is cneaper man you can get them made to
There was no denying this : but it took
in nrf" x n JtTi nn nmira nam ninnff Tn mo cf
Quoin abate the price to $600. The most
' potent argument Mallet used was his ap
parently careless production of a long,
flat wallet, filled with new crisp and crack
ling bank-notes, of high figures only, the
sight of which made Mr. Quoin show the
beautiful white teeth. Mallet was un
doubtedly a cash buyer.
Next came the question of terms.
"Would Mr. Mallet Inav J5 cish. and
take an order on his printer, who would
deliver the cuts on payment of $315.
It was Mallet's turn to smile, and he did
it like the heathen Chinee, " childlike and
bland." What did Mr. Quoin take him
for f He never paid for goods till he had
them. The idea of paying for cuts he had
not seen as yet, and of settling up Quoin's
bills was absurd I Under no circumstance
whatever would he take the cuts, until he
saw the receipted bills of both the engrav
er and printer. Was he to buy a lawsuit ?
to be served with attachments and trovers
and replevins and injunctions and games
of that sort? Not much. Mr. Mallet
tilted himself back in his chair, and looked
upward, as if in quest of relief from the
absurdities of Quoin.
Quoin became pensive. It was quite
clear that Mallet would not advance the
money to pay the printer's bilL Where
could ho get it ? But if he did not get it,
he would lose the $285. That was not to
be thought of The interview was ad
journed. Quoin went out to hunt np the
money, much to the annoyance of Mallet,
who could not conceal his apprehension
that Quoin was about to refuse to sell.
When Mallet had made np his mind to
buy, he wanted to buy and end the mi(r.
If Quoin would go on to New York with
him, he would pay all expenses; but he
would not pay for the cuts till he had
them, and witn a good title. And here he
flourished his wallet.
This was talking business to purpose,
aid accelerated Quoin's movements. He
raised the money. That night Quoin and
Mallet took passage together on the
steamer, and next morning found them at
the As tor House. Mallet had proved ex
cellent company. Hcfate and drank and
smoked and told good stories, and was as
chatty and confidential with Quoin as if
they had been schoolboys together. But
with all this. Mallet showed a most unac
countable fear that Quoin would give him
the slip. Quoin had to be very .decided to
prevent Mallet from accompanying him
when he went to see Bodkin. " He only
wanted to make sore it was all right" For
obvious reasons. Quoin was bound that
Mallet should not see the interview, and
shook him off resolutely.
" I shall count the minutes while I wait
In this room till you come back," said the
aggrieved and wistful Mallet, as he cast
himself upon the sofa.
" I will mrely be back in half an hour,"
said the triumphant Quoin.
It was with exceeding hauteur that
Quoin strode into the office of Bodkin. His
face was hard, his t-yes severe. It was the
grimness of an officer of justice on duty,
and the elevation of a lofty mind con
scious of right. Mr. Bodkin, I have
called to pay your bill. Of course, you
did not expect it. Nor do you deserve it
Your conduct in dunning me is shameful
perfectly shameful. I should feel justi
fied in refusing it altogether. But pro
duce your bill, sir." And he tugged at
his mustaches and looked defiantly. Ith
nriel himself was not more grand in con
sciousness of virtue.
The surprised and somewhat crestfallen
Bodkin fumbled in his drawers for the
bill, and at length produced it A spasm
of disgust flitted over Quoin's face as he
saw the hideous total, with two years' in
terest and legal expenses. But he made
np his mind to make an impression, and
he did it How it wrenched him nobody
but Quoin can imagine. He told down the
money in full, and eecurad his receipt
with great deliberation.
"Now, Mr. Bodkin, oblige me by pack
ing np those wood-cuts, and delivering
them to the porter."
" Surely, Mr. Quoin, you will not remove
those cuts so precipitately," said the peni
tent Bodkin.
Up went Quoin's cane most menacingly.
"Not an hour, sir not an hour, air! I
want those cute udw, sir, now ! "
There was no resisting this impetuosity.
The cuts were produced, examined and
checked. t,.aoin sailed out of Bodkin's
office gloriously, with his porter tugging I
at the bundle, like a man-of-war protect
ing a merchantman.
It took but a few minutes to get back to
the Astor House. Here .was vexation.
The door of the room in which he had
left Mallet was looted. Down to the
clerk's office flew the irate and impatient
"Where's my friend and room-mate,
Mallet of room 8G9r"
u Mallet f Yes, yes ! Mallet, is it Why,
Mallet paid for his room, and left half an
hour ago."
"Just so. Paid for his room lalf an
hour ago ; took a coach, and wtnt to the
Erie Railroad Depot"
" No mistake. Went by the Erie Rail
road." Not even then was Quoin convinced
that his polite friend, Mallet, was a delu
sion and a snare. But he had the pre
sentiment All day long he traversed
from hotel t depot in an agoniz-d frame
of mind. Nor did he fail to call on the
Chief of Police, to make sure that hU
friend had not had a fit, and been stnt to
the hospital. Nor is it worth while to
recount his visits to booksellers and his
inquiries touching the publisher, Mallet
of Buffalo, who was unknown to them a'L
As night settled on the city he felt able to
express a decided opinion concerning
m allet He was " an un veracity and an
inaptitude, a phantasm and a wind bag."
As for Bodkin words could not do him
justice. But he never saw either of them
That day Bodkin closed the ledger ac
count of Quoin. That day Boakin and
Mallet went out riding on the Coney
Island road. And the riders of that fre
quented thoroughfare were astonished at
the vivacity and vociferonsness of the
spectacled elderly gentleman and his
young friend. They were evidettly at
ease and at peace with tbe wide world.
So Mrs. Bodkin thought For Bodkin's
temper was sweet for a month state of
mind unknown before or s:nce. Comic
The Queen of the Turf.
There is no longer a "King of the
Turf," in this country. This has been lor
a long time the popular appellation ap
plied to the horse Dexter, since his won
derous feat of trotting a mile in two min
utes 17tf seconds It has been contended
by many that this time could never be
beatea ; but who shall now tell the possi
bilities of the American trotting horse ?
Dexter's time has been beaten by Gold
smith Maid, by one fourth of a teeond, and
she now holds the crown as the " Queen of
the Turf." This wonderful speed was at
tained on the Cold Spring Course, at Mil
waukee, September 6th. At first, grave
doubts existed as to the track being a full
mile, but it has since been measured by
the city surveyor of Milwaukee, and in a
sworn statement pronounced an accurate
mile track.
This mare is now 14 years old. She was
bred by Mr. John B. Decker, of Orange
County, New York, in the spring of 1857,
and sired by Goldsmith's Volunteer, a son
of Rysdxk's Hambletonian. In Februsry,
18G5. Mr. Decker sold her to his son, Mr.
John B. Decker, Jr., for $200, who, on
his way home with her to another part of
the county, sold her to William lomp
rum, ot Hampton, 'J range uounty, ior
ta00. Mr. Alden Goldsmith was anxious
to tret hold of the mare, and on the 20th
of March, of the same year, he bought
her of Mr. Tompkins, tor S050. Jir. Uoid
smith kept her until November, 1868,
when, after her remarkable achievements
at Buffalo, and on other courses, she was
sold to Messrs. B. Jackman and Budd
Doble for $20,000. About a year aeo.
Jackman and Doble sold the Maid for
$10,009 to a Mr. Smith, a banker in Ne
lork. who is her present owner.
At thii race she trotted three mile
heats and was timed as follows; First,
2:20: second, 2:17; third, 2JJ0W. A I
Mr. iibnner is understood to have repeat
edly offered $100,000 for tbe Horse mat
would beat Dexter s time of 2 .-ivy, we
think this is now considered a fair figure for
Goldsmith JJlaid. Prairie farmer.
Slipshod or Running Down at the
Shoes without counters or stiffening,
when carelessly worn, are apt to jut over
and soon run down, and tb.ua present a
most untidy and unsightly appearance.
Did it ever occur to the reader mat there
is a striking re-emblance between old slip
shod shoes and certain characters ? Such
likeness may be seen in many careless
persons we meet They are no less slip
shod and careless in morals and in their
habits than in the way they wear their
shoes. Easily tempted to go astray, they
cannot or do not say io wnen tney
ought They yield first to one little temp
tation, telling a wrong story, men to
another to cover that up, and so go on
from bad to worse till their moral sensi
bilities are blunted, and like a poor old
shoe, ere run down at the heeL There is
no stiffening in them. Tbey do not stand
up to right and duty, but go shuffling
along, going lower and lower, and at
length fetching np in a poor-house,
asylum, or prison.
Young men begin or take their f rst
steps in a Blipshod life by neglecting daily
devotions; by disobedience; by violating
parental authority ; by selfishly appropri
ating to themselves that which belongs
equally to others. Greediness, gluttony,
dishonesty, eye-service, deception, smok
ing, chewing, or drinking " on the sly"
all these things lead directly to " running
down at the heeL"
Hote to keep u p. Dress the feet, body,
and mind witi proper care ; keep the shoes
properly tied; step squarely; have a plan
for every day, and work, study, or play
according to it Be prompt in rising,
washing, and in dressing ; it is much easier
than to drag along; be on hand at break
fast ; if not first do not be always last at
the table or at prayers. Then, being ready
for the duties or pleasures of the day, go
about the same with alacrity, and be sure
to " finish what you begin. Application
is an indispensable element of success.
Guard against ill temper, impatience, and
cultivate self control. Be not diverted by
others. Ask God's blessing on your work
or your play, and you will not "run down
at the heel." Being on the right track in
the line of duty and usefulness, you will
" rise and shine," and become what your
Maker intended you to be, a godly, manly
man. Oh, the human wrecks we meet on
every hand! How sad! how pitiful! yet
nine in ten, if not all, could have done
better; could have escaped the rocks by
resisting temptations, self-indulgence, in
dolence, and dissipation. Our faculties
grow by use. Tney degenerate or remain
latent by disuse, and they permit us to fall
and " run down at the heel" by wrong use
or perversion. Oh, that each could see
and realize the certain doom that awaits
transgressors ! May God put it into the
hearts of us all to so live that we may in
all respects be useful to our fellows and
acceptable to Him. Phrenological Jour
The Flight of Youth.
Would anybody be young again if he
had to take with it the penalty of going
back and doing over again all tho foolish
things he was guilty of in his youth? I
"Give me backrry youth again!" did
you say? Friend, it's a mistake. Ten to
one you wouldn't have it again if you
could. If old Time were to come boldly
to you to-day, saying, " Take back, O wise,
middle-aged Noodle, these twenty past
years of your life, with all the pains and
disappointments which have made you
clear-sighted and sound-htaded, with all
the sJly actions you perpetrated in those
days, aid all the occasions on which you
made a long-eared donkey of yourself;
worry through, a second time, all the tight
boots and tribulations ; all the toothaches
and heartaches of your youth ; do, be and
suffer it all again ; be, in short, once more,
just the soft young Noodle you were
twenty year ago" ten of manhood's
hearty hopes to one dolorous waii Tor your
lost youth, that you answer, "Pass on,
Father Time ! And you may as well tip
ttose twenty golden samlgrains back into
the lower half of your hour-glass. I do
not want them !"
It gives an odd fetling, especially if you
are a woman, to fiud yourself getting to
be a little bit midd!e-8ged. First you will
to'.ice that you begin to be loft out of very
young folks' picnics, and to get fewer
notes in pick envelopes than you nsed.
Then you begin to be faintly haunted by
vague, sneaking doubts as to whether
white muslin and blue ribbons are becom
ing to ytu. Finally, and worst of alL
once in a while you will see an infant cf
me male sex. whom you rememoer as
rosy little fellew in checked aprons when
you were twelve years old, suddenly lif.ed
oyer your heal in the shape of a long,
gawky biped, with the tender down cf a
first moustache sprouting from his upper
lip. That gives you an intensely exaspe
ratinz sensation. Nor is it pleassnt to
have saucy young snips of girls talking of
1 1 3 1 ' i 1 1 4 C,!.
you, utiimu vuur uou., as urn. mibu
Then, too, you may as well make up
your mind to the hard fact of middle age
when you chance to open some gilt-edged
book of poetry, and discover, carefully
pressed away between the leaves, a little
lock of faded hair, and you can't remem
ber, in your lite, whose it is. 1 nave Had
half a dozen such myself. They were
precious as gold once, no doubt but
make confidential confession to you that
if I were questioned on the racK, 1 couian t
now tell whose heads they came from.
What makes me know that they were pre
cious as gold in their time is the fat (you
will observe this is another confidential
confession) that they are nearly ail loess
of longish-short hair, before college stud
ents began to ancct me present prize
fighting style of shaving their pates. O
poor little rings of faded hair I grieve to
say it but 1 nave torzotten you am
Again, when you go to a party and
dance more than half the night far into
the small hours, and then partake of that
ennds'one mess called a party supper,
maybe you notice you tVel grumpy and
out of sorts next day. Well, that's a sign,
too. Jpecisiiy, if you have lound your
self pausing to listen now and then to the
chat nne talk of persons younger man
yourself, and sarcastically wondering
whether you ever made such a wholesale
idiot of yourself, or whether very young
misses always deluge society with such
quantities cf simpering nonsense and affec
tation. ( believe they do.) It is a sure
sien if you find yourself constantly feeling
a Cill to give your youcer sisters advice
which they don't want rod to treat them
now and then to a bit of a preachment for
which you get no reward except thankless
insinuations about saving one s breath to
cool one s broth. Or may be you say
occasionally to your sister Ella, who is
six'een and pretty. "When you have
lived as lo. g as I have, you will find that
the maionty ot very young people nave
precious little common sense." Lippin-
cottt Magazine.
A Limi Short General Tom
A Cure fob Dissipation. Stay-at-
What is the worst kind of fare soldiers
can live on? Warfare.
Why is the crow a brave bird? Be
cause he never shows the white feather.
Tub Washington Life Inturance Com
pany is one of me strongest, safest, most
successful aiid best managed corporations
m JNew xork.
lius new postal rates commence in
England October 5. A letter weighing
one ounce goes lor one penny.
Liberal and equitable in all its trans
actiuns, the Mutual Life, of Chicago, is
not excelled by any company in the
A physician of Washington estimates
the number of cases of cancer now under
treatment in the United States at 100,000,
witn an average ol l.OUO deaths a week.
Eighteen copies of the first edition of
me xsibie ever printed are still in exist
ence, 'lney were pi in ted at Jletz, te
twecn the years 1440 aud 1445. Mr. James
Lenox, ot New York, owns one of the
copies, havicg purchased it at a cost ol
Thb Juniata County JaiL in Pennsylva
nia, has fallen into a state of dilapidation
through want of use. Recently a mau was
connned in it tcr some trilling onense, but
he found his situation so lonesome that
he made use of his curved forefinger as a
key, unlocked the door and left the place
in disgust.
Louis Napoleon, now that the cares
of state trouble him no more, is develop
ing into a humerous old gent On a re
cent visit to Holly Lodge College, the b jys
met to cheer him as he left, when he ad
dressed them, saying that he could not
understand how EnglisLmen could call
the climate of Great Britain variable
when it rains all the time.
A singular illustration of the mutabil
ity of human affairs is mentioned in the
Massachusetts papers. A gentleman, some
years aco, in ins prosperous days, gave
his town a tract of land fir a public
square, ice square still bears his came,
while he, penniless and friendless, is an
inmate ol me town almshouse.
A curious medical experiment was
tried in Russia not long since, which illus
trates the irfluecce of the mind on the
body. Some murderers were placed, with
out knowing it in four beds where four
persons had died, ot me cholera, they
did not take the d.se&se. Afterward they
were told that they were to sleep in beds
where some persons hal died ot malig
nant cholera ; but the beds were, in fact
new, and had not been used at all. Nev
ertheless, three of them died of the dis
ease within four hours.
All that I hare this da? is thin,
A heart whom faith baa never falter 'd,
A love that knew no other shrine.
And through all change Jived nnalter'd.
Had 1 a thousand heart to give.
Thine all their love and faith should be.
Bad I a thousand years to live
I'd gladly spend them all with thes.
There's not a )oj In all the world
Like that of love beyond dece ving.
Though bolt on bolt be at it hu-led
The heart will triumph hen believing.
This day my joy hath POT'reiim sway
A joy which but with thee I know.
The rapture of a first fond love
Which, wedded, makes a heaven below.
Thb French have a story that Sir
Walter Scott once offered his youngett
daughter her choice between a dowry of
100,000 francs or "Quentin Durwaid."
She asked to read the MS. took it sur
reptitiously to a publisher, found that he
would give her 120.000 francs, and duti
fully and meekly told her father that she
wod:d rather lave the M3. than the
money. Sir Walter was deeply touched
by this mark of filial devotion. The
Paris journal which tells the story says
that a French girl would never have done
such a thing as that She would simply
have taken the 100,000 francs, and she
wou'd have found some way to have got
ten the romance also.
A man named David R. Spencer, with
his family, consist ice of a wife and three
children, arrived in Putnam County. Pa..
a few days ago, having moved all their
earthly goods and family from East Ten
nessee, a distance of five hundred miles,
in a wheelbarrow. He was just twenty-five
days on the way. One of the children, the
youngest he wheeled the whole distance,
while his wife and the other two children
walked every step of it The wheelbar
row was built according to his own notion,
the wheels being four feet high, and the
body of the concern standing thir y four
inches from tbe ground. He says he left
Tennessee because he could only earn fifty
cents per day there, and having relatives
living in Putnam County, 1 e just thought
he would strike out for there, which he
dil in the above novel manner.
"Murder will out" is and old adage,
and with rare txecptions has proved true
Often it is a very little thing, and one
most unlikely to be thought of, which af
fords a clew to the crime, and fastens it
upon the guilty party. The fact that re
cently certain dentistry work upon the
teeth of a young woman found dead helped
prDve the identity of the body suggests a
case which many years ago greatly excited
the public mind. A proiessor of a Boston
literary institution murdered Dr. Park
man, a practicing physician. In various
ways, by knife and fire, the murderer be
lieved he had destroyed all trace of his
vlct'm. But tbe ashes of the furnace in
the building were examined by the detec
tives, and there appeared the evidence of
identity and guilt a set of falsh teeth, on
the gold of wh ch was imprinted the name
" Pat k man." A city dentist recognized
his own work, and this, with other cir
cumstances, convicted the murderer. I
Pudding without Milk or Eoos.
Half a pint of water, half a pint of mo
lasses, two teaspoonfuls of soda, one tea
spoonful of salt thicken to quite a thick
batter, stir in either berries or raisins, and
boil three hours.
Do daily and hourly your duty; do it
patiently and thoroughly. Do it as it pre
sents itself; do it at the moment, and let it
be its own reward. Never mind whether
it is known or acknowledged or not; but
do not fail to do it
A corrhspokpent of the Country Gen
tleman who has tried keeping three cows
exclusively on green sowed corn since
about June 1, last finds the milk steadily
diminishing. His experience with sowed
corn fed in connection with grass has been
very favorable.
To Set the Color op Cotton
Dresses. Take a large double handful of
bran, put it In a sauce-pan and set it over
the fire, allowing it to boil thoroughly in
a quart of water ; when thoroughly boiled,
strain the bran and throw the water into
that in which you are about washing your
lawn or chintz dress. Let the dress soak
for an hour or so in it before washing. In
stead of starch, use a weak solution of
glue-water and iron on the wrong side.
If we would establish the habit of
drinking water freely in the tnorn'ng,
soon after arising, commencing with small
quantities, increasing gradually as we
learn to relish it until the chief portion
taken during the day is before breakfast
it will promote the health to a much
greater extent than it ordinarily does, era
dicate disease from the system, and become
a most decided luxury in time. Scientific
Lbmon Juice in Diththeria Mr. Re-
villout in a pap-r presented last summer
to the i rench Academy of Medicine, as
Berts that lemon juice is one of the most
efficacious appliances for diphthcria,and he
relates t: at when a dresser in the hospital,
his own wife was saved by this timely ap
plication, lie got three doz -n lemons and
gargled her throat with the juice, she
swallowing a little at the same timo, in or
der to act on the more deep-seated parts.
The doctor has noted numerous cases of
complete success obtained by this method
ot treatment
The Germantown Telegraph says that
of all tho crops raised in the United
States, Indian corn, or maize, which is a
better name, is the most important and
valuable, as it is the largest in extent and
commands the greatest cash value, and is
applied to more useful purposes man any
other. It may be regarded, too, as the
most wholesome. Every animal, and
every granivorous bird, from the partridge
up, prefers it to all other grains ; and as to
man, it not popularly upon an equality
with wheat, as an article of diet, it is next
to it in pork-making it is indispensable.
Thb Santa Clara (Cal.) Farmeri' duo
says: "In dry stasons the poorer soils
yield better grain in proportion than soil
which is richer. Jt seems, Irom me re
ports that have reached cs, that the farm
ers generally have been astonished at the
unusuai quantity of grain from unpromis
ing fields. The reason assigned is that the
rapid growth of the s'.raw, in the better
land, exhausts the moisture in tee soil be
fore the head fills cut and hence a light
shriveled grain ; while the upland, not so
good, has produced less straw, and thus
retained a sumciency ot its moisture to
mature plump and healthy seed."
The question. Does vaccination lose its
protective power? is one which is discus
sed anew on the occasion of every fresh
outbreak of epidemic small-pox, such as
that with which London is now afflicted.
The best observers ara of opinion that
when vaccination has been properly per
formed, and when the system has been
brought thoroughly under the influence of
the modified lorin ot me disease induced
by the vaccine matter, a person is no more
liable to take me small-pox than H he bad
formerly had the su.all-pox iiself. The
necessity of revaccination is due usually
to the fact that the operation is imperfectly
penormea, and the disease imperfectly de
veloped. Firewood, Green ob Dry. We have
heard it stated that green wood gives out
in burning a greater heat than dry wood.
Now it is only nooogonry -4q reason for
a moment to perceive that this statement
or belief must be fallacious. Green or
unseasoned wood contains twenty-five per
cent more water than air-dried, or what
is commonly cilled dry or seasoned wood.
Then, in burning one hundred pounds of
green woa, an excess ot twenty-nve
pounds of water must be evaporated. To
evaporate five pounds of water one and a
quarter pounds of wood are required. So
that in getting rid ot the excess of water
in greeu wood, a loss of over six cer cent
is incurred. This will consume one cord
out of every sixteen. This is the direct
1 , - fTi 7 1 : . i . i
iusb. xue luuircub uisa we esuwtite mucn
higher. It can not well do reduced to
figures, but is sufficiently palpable for all
that It is exhibited in late breakfasts,
badly-cooked dinners, "cakes which are
dough," and bread sodden and indigesti
ble; also, in disturbed tempers and gene
ral domestic unpleasantness, which not
seldom occur in consequence. If the
winter's supply of wood were now gotten
up, sawed and split and piled up under
cover, a certain gain in money or labor
would be made, while a prolific source of
inconvenience and irritation to the females
of the family would be avoided. Hearth
and Home.
Securing Fodder Corn for Winter.
Many have had an impression that fod
der corn formed a poor food for animals
in winter, but this impression has been, no
doubt, obtained from feeding out imper
fectly cured and musty fodder. Properly
cured fodder corn f Tina a nourishing food,
and milch cows, sheep and horses eat it
witn a reusn.
Fodder corn growing thickly is very
succulent and contains a irreat amount of
juice ; consequently when its growth is
cnecaea Dy cutting, lermentation rapidly
occurs, and unless the utmost care is ob
served, the fodaer will be injured before
one is aware of it On this account, as
soon as cut, it should be disposed in small
quantities in a place, and should never
remain lone unmoved nrton the prounrl-
It can, however, remain a day or two, if
spread tooseiy, without injury, if by in
attention it is left too thick, and heating
rjegins, i s value is gone. After it has
wilted a day. the fodder should be taked
up and placed thinly besides fences, or
what is a very good arrangement, against
horizontal poles placed in forked stakes
set in the ground, the poles coming about
Dreast nigh.
A plan involving less labor, and riro-
bably serving the purpose as welL is re
commended by a correspondent This
consists in setting single stakes, at conven
ient distances, firmly into the ground.
Then tie the corn in small bundles, and
set six or eight of these bundles lichtlv
agiinst the stake, and tie firmly but loose
ly witn a Dana, inis prevents the shocss
from being blown down, and perfect free
dom of air to every part is secured. They
should remain out until thoroughly dried.
When hauled in, the bundles can be un
bound and the corn spread over tops of
mows, and also on head scaffjlds prepared
ior iue purpose.
Many farmers commit an error in allow
ing their fodder corn to become too large
belore it is cut By so doing, the leaves
are more tough and the stalks so large as
io oe reiu?ca Dy siock. Whereas, cut at
the right time when the leaves ara tender
and the stalks succulent the whole will be
eaten up clean. It is a laborious job to
cut up an acre or two of frdder corn with
common corn hook, and many farmers
now use the hand scythe as in moving
grass a little practice being sufficient to
mrow me tops an one way so evenly that
it cn be easily gathered up and bound.
Maine Farmer.
Feeding Chickens.
I have been very successful in fcedinc
chicks this year, none of them being trou
bled with croup or other diseases. I am
satisfied that in feeding wheat screenings
as obtained from the mills, they should
always be soaked in water eight or ten
hours, or at least washed, before feediDg,
to soften the white caps, swell theshrunk
en kernels and destroy the poisonous dust
corn meal should always be mixed with
boiling water ior chickens. Onions, tops
as well as bottoms, should be cut fine and
fed daily. They are very stimulating, and
superior to many n.edical preparations re
commended for sick chickens. I believe a
daily feeding of onions tends greatly to
ward off disease.
The truth is, too li'tle attention is paid
to having dry and warm quarters for fowls
generally, though no animal pays better
for good care than fowls. Without it,
even fair results cannot be expected.
Lockport in Rural Jftvi Yorker.
Harnessing Horses Correctly.
When harnessed correctly, a strong
horse is a powerful animal; but by in im
perfect adjustment of the gearing, many
strong teams are shorn of half their
strength; and many are often worried
more by an improper fit of the harness, or
by a decidedly bad attachment to the
vehicle they are drawing, than by all the
service they perform. But few teamsters
have ever been taught how to harness a
horse correctly; and fewer still have ever
learned that there is a right way and a
wrong way to hitch a team to a carriage.
When a harness is taken from the shop,
every part should be adjusted to fit the
horse that is to wear it
Back band. The bsck band should be
let out or buckled up, until it will be
neither too long nor too short when the
animal is drawing a loai. Many a good
horse has had a large sore made on his
back (imply because the back-band of the
harness was buckled up too far.
JreecJiing.Th6 bieeching should also
be adjusted properly, so that the horse
will not seem like a man in a boy's coat,
nor like a colt wearing the harness of a
full grown horse.
Collar. The collar should fit as neatly
to the animal's neck as an tasy pair of
shoes set on one's feet Tne collar should
never be so long tint a man can thrust his
arm eas.ly between the neck of the animal
and the lower end of the collar. Many
horses especially old ones when thin
in flesh, require collars so small that they
cannot be put over the heads of the horses
that wear them. It is of eminent import
ance that the proprietors of t-.ams should
see to such minor points, and provide
collars that are open at the top or bottom.
Every horse should have his own collar
and harness as much as every man his
own boots and coat
Lines. The lines are often adjufted in
such a manner that the heads of both
horses are hauled away from each other
so far that the team cannot travel easily.
At other times their heads are drawn too
far inward, toward each other. The lines
should be adjusted so that the heads may
be held just as far apart as the length of
the double whiftletree.
Pole. When a team is attached to a
carriage, or lumber wagon, the breast
straps, stay-chains or neck-yoke should
be so adjusted that the pole or tongue
cannot strike either horse. The tongue
is often allowed to have so much play
that it whargs the arms or shoulders of
the team with terrible force, when tbe
vehicle is bring drawn over rough ways.
The neck-yoke straps, or tongue-chains,
should be drawn up so as to elevate the
tongue between the shoulders, where the
lateral juking or thrusting will be re
ceived by the gearing on the necks of the
animals, rather than against the unpro
tected arms or shoulders of the team.
3. E. Todi.
Cushing's Christmas Fireside Stove
An improved Franklin, or open grate stove,
with revertible droit and large heating sur
face, combining the advantages of an open
fire-place with an air-tight stove, affording
free ventilation, and adapted to barn wood.
and soft and hard coal, is tbe best device yet
invented for heating rooms with economy,
health and comfort The arrangement for
burning the gases is perfect. The same prin
ciple is applied to his Heating Furnaces.
Made and sold by the Cashing Heater Com
pany, 195 Randolph street, Chicago. They
can be relied on to do just as they agree to do,
and to fill all orders promptly.
Hamlin, Hale & Co.
Hamlin, Hale & Co.'s wholesale dry goods
and carpet house is most favorably known
all over the country. Unsurpassed in tbe
variety ana extent or its assortment, this
firm is one of the most desirable for buyers to
De intimately acquainted with, lbeir matr-
nlAccnt store, which has -tho -widest front of
any house m Chicago, is perfect and complete
111 CVGTV uciaui.
Means What He Says.
Though " confirmations strong as proofs of
Holy Writ " and as numerous as the sands on
the sea shore, were produced to prove that
Dr. Pierce, the proprietor of Dr. Sage's Ca
tarrh Remedy, is in earnest and meant what
he says, when he otters $500 reward for any
case of Catarrh which he cannot cure, yet
there would be some skeptics and fogies who
would continue to shout, "Humbug."' "Hum
boo!!" "It cannot be, because Dr. Home
spun says Catarrh cannot be cured." Now,
this Dr. Homespun is the identical good-na
tured old fellow who honestly believes and
persists in declaring that this earth is not
round or spherical, but fiat as a " slap-jack "
and does not tarn over, otherwise the water
would all be spilled out of Deacon Bascom's
mill-pond. But astronomical science has pos
itively demonstrated and proven that Dr.
Homespun is wrong in supposing this earth
to be flat and stationary, and medical science
is daily proving the fact that he is no less
mistaken and behind the times in regard to
the curability of Catarrh. In short, it has
been positively proven that this world move
and that medical science it progrtttive, the
opinion of Dr. Homespun to tbe contrary
notwithstanding. That Dr. Sage's Catarrh
Remedy will cure Catarrh thousands who
have nsed It attest
Then bny it, and use tt. In donbt do not stand.
You will and it in drag stores all over the land.
Extract of a Letter from Gen. Geary,
Governor of Pennsylvania.
Executive Chamber, )
ITakbisucko, Pa., Feb. 21, 1S71. )
Dr. Shillenberger, EocheUr, Pa.:
Dear Sir I regard yonr Antidote as a pub
lic benefaction.
In the fall of 1854 it proved itself, in my
case, as well as many others that came nndcr
my observation, a most Invaluable remedy for
Fever and Ague, not only prompt and power
ful in curing the disease, but singularly pleas
ant and beneficial in its general effects upon
the system. John W. Geabt.
Medicine sold by all Druggists.
war In the fairest land of Europe, but neither
war nor famine Is as destructive as neglected
or maltreated disease. Essential as food to
the starving, is Da. Walker's .Vixoar
Bitters to all who suffer dyspepsia, conges
tion or torpidity of the liver, constipation or
intermittent fevers. To treat these com
plaints with mineral poisons and acrid al
kaloids, while this mild and certain remedy is
within the reach of all, is little better than
moonstruck madness.
Base-ball is undoubtedly rood exercUe
and capital amusement, but it often occasions
bunged eyes, broken sbins and blistered
bands. e can tell you that in all such cases
if Johnon'i Anodyne Liniment is resorted to
it will reduce the swelling and stop the pain.
Vi'b would not recommend the frequent or
constant use of any medicine. It is important
to take even a good article judiciously. Par.
iran'a Purgative I 'ills are safe, prompt and re-
uauiu oa a luauve or camarLic.
Old Things Have Passed Away.
Thia la at leat true of the old method of treating
the Ion: abated and much abused human body.
It la no looser considered wise to pat a patient
to the torture in order to care him of a disease in
which pain is already undermining the energies
of his system. True science ranges Itself on the
side of nature, and endeavors to assist her in her
fight against disease. This is the province of Uos-
tetter's Stomach Bitters, the most approved tonic
ever advertised in this country. It may be re
commended aa a fall medicine, par excellence;
for tt Is in the fall that billonsness, dyspepsia and
malarious fevers are especially prevalent. Tbe
frame, exhausted by the hea s of summer, is re
laxed and feeble at Its close, and requires, we
may say demand, artificial assistance. Afford it
that assistance in occasional doses of Hostettefs
Stomach Bitters, and the evils referred to may be
escaped. Throughout the far Wert, and on the
steaming alluvial of the Southern rivers, all the
varieties of periodical fever ara probably rife to
day. Had a course of Hoetetter's Bitters been
sommencea Dy ue suiicrers a juouui ago, i. ., oe-
fora the unhealthy season serin, seven-eighths of
them would in all probability be in their usual
health at the present time. So much for want of
forecasts, bo much for not keeping in the house,
and using dally, the best safeguard against
epidemic and endemic fevers.
A- flocks of importers and imitators are trying
to follow In tbe wake of the great American rem
edy, therefore be sure that the article yoa buy is
genuine and verified by the proper trade marks.
The true article can only be obtained In bottles.
Beware of the spurious bitters sold by the gallon
or In keg.
Pebrt Davis' Vsostabl Pain Kiixib pos
sesses virtue which not alone removes pain in
stantly, but regulates the stomach, gives strength,
tone and vigor to the system. It is one of those
medicines which Is worth more than gold. We
advise the good people not to try experiments by
nsing the many new Relk-fs and Panaceas, bat call
for the old reliable Davis Pain Killer.
for Tnnrnr-oxK tears
Ft been tested Jn rvrrr YttrVtr of cMmntf. vkI by alnvtif
every ndiim known to Anrericait. It is the almost -n
Ptitnl omiiiicttiior. mnil inrsiim thlc friend of lite niisfttonnry
anil lite tnivrh-r. on and limit, nnd no one should
tnvrl on our LARKS Ol; UlVEliS WITHOUT IT.
FAIX'XILLEB was the first and is the Only
Permanent Pain-Believer.
Wrar th PAIX-KILLETi mm first tntmrturrM, and met
with s;ch urvurnawil ale, many Liniinenr, Panaf-ca, and
other reiiKttte liave utvn nlTt-n-a to tlie public, bnl not
nm of tin in hat ever attaitvtl tbe truly ilxtiajila TahU
1SQ ur TO it FAlX-iULLEK.
It bbernTwe DAVIS" PAINKILLER is what it claims
to be a reliever of paio.
Its Merits are Unsurpassed.
II yon are xnfferlns from TNTKUXAL PAIX, twenty or
thirty tlnnw in a little water w ll alituMt instantly cure
yon. Tiicro ia nothing to touaJ it. la a lew moment it
CUe Cramp. Spasm, H cart barm. Diar
rhoea. Dyaintery. Flax Wind la the
Bowcln, gottr Stomach. Dys
pepsia, Mck Headache
In sections of tbe country where
PreraiL there ie no rernptty held in greater esteem.
Kvrrv fnxi-'iekcentT 3hon!d kten it at hand, to anly It on
he first at iitrlc of anv Pain. It will Rive ftttiw&ctory re
let, and save l tours of suffering.
Io not trifle ith yourselves by teRtlnjr, nntrfed reme
In: sure yon call tr and irrt the genuine PAI.V
KMXKli. w many wortlilrwt nostrums are altmipod to be
oM in the zrvat repurittron of I lib valuable tucUiciue.
lF"Dinvtioui acconiiaiiyintf taach bottle
Price, 23 eta 50 eta. and SI er Bottle.
J. IT. HARRIS & C0.f Cincinnati, 0.,
Proprietors for the 'Western aod Southern States.
17" Sold by all llciLcinc Dealers.
For Sale by
rTmLBTT Ervu fhlciKff.
GiiKcxit ft UiTrox, Milwaukee.
Sovbs 1kob... ...dt. 1'auL
And other real estate, valued at r,i)u). Bend r a eir
iciur at ewee, wli!-ii will b forwrtnlrd free, mn raining full
mtorrttatMi. Address PASSMOhE iiCKFlX,
Mcuutlus. Teon or U1 Madi-ton &u Cniram. 111.
SI-vphis. Tttin- Sent. 4 1KTI.
We, the nndersisned citizens of Meninlii. take pleasure
in maunff uiai wt are nti-tinaiiy ac-tiuamiru wim
l'a-nHtre A Knllin. i;nd with nk'aMire recommend thin
as fikini ot ptvbity and cirUy, In whwe repnaKab
tKna our neiipte can hmx nuuicii lorni'triMf :
Jxo. Joits bus. Mayor of . A.t ole, ;k-rk and Mas-
Mfmphia, I ter in t hanctry.
W. M.lUxDOLPU,CIty AU . W. M. MrtKoif, State and
orwy. I Countv Tax Colleen-.
Felix W. Tlonzarsoir, City . P. IX Dotlt, Clerk Second
Tai rrtllprlnr. I C'ilT'lit Court.
L- IL RicH.viUfcS City Beg-1 A. Woodwaed, County
tster. I Trustee.
Lxom 1orrAT.E, Seereta-1 J. J. MntPHT, President
rv Chamber Commerce of ! Memphis Eauk.
M'mihiK. I
I sin acquainted with the reputation of the above-named
enmU'intm, M-wn. P imorp & Kuinn, and consider them
atve reproach. J. C. Blctklit. Chjirman County Court
The aUve "rial Indorsement, alted to that of our
bfwnp men and ciliiens generally, with the press, ia n
lectfully subuiiUcd u our patrona. PashmoKsV Jt Kurru.
Is tliQ Best Wringer.
1st REASON.-It has Rowtll Pat est Dorm.-
Coos on otic end only of tne ehnft. Ttu-se cojh have
mn-er tecin, car piay aran mruier wiinow mcn-neetir-i,
can never crowd tosetlier so as to hind, never
work sidewise out ol" place, wear more evenly aiiii turn
e&Mtx uian auy con- ever uventui.
2d WE A SOX. Tt has the Patent 4toa, which krent
Ha; Co-r in mi discounectiti and kiiu; tlieir power,
th allows the roll to play ajMart air enough to wring
iuc uuo biuuq caaujr.
3d RBHON.-Ttntrre Malleable Ir Fold
ing Clamp, which caiuuh be broken, and itii
securely ana easily to nihH of any curve, and nts wari
ln mautiioes or stationary tubs of fully two inches in
!iikiCtks, wmcn no currra or ordinary ctsmp can oo.
and it U tUU nndir on: of the way when not in Dae and
4th RF.A90X.-Tt has the Foldinir A or en or
Cmdo, to conduct tlie clothes saiHy ovr the itle of the
iuo, lice irom cuntacc wiui ue ciamp or screws.
5th RE A SOX. It has the peculiar aftrsntasrofTwa
PresMore? screws, so arranged with patent wood
en s.inuz. that racli screw proves on. but h end of tle
roll alikt. the mine a if it was in the center, while the
two tugentcr give doubte Uu capacity for pressure
6th REASON. The Elaatfle KufeUer bfwen
the Htmnii wooden springs relieves their riiditv,
makes tlie machine turn easier, saves tlte roll from
strain, and causes the pressure to bear on both ends of
7th RE SOX. ATI the rarnr parts are wmii uwr or
maixkablk. not iiaMc to break, and caret ally gaivaa-
uuu, u prevent: rust.
Sth REASON. The Handle or Crank Is not
scrvwi-d on like other wniurers, bat bolted or eivet
ki and will turn clotlie backward or forward, or
iiuui uud uu va auouier, wiukhu louse.
9th REASON. Its folding lower slat fits down to
any f-UUotuirv tub or wnnhinjr machine, and prevents
wuter aloppiuK over, as it will with uniinary wnngcm.
10th REASON. It to very Iln-fat aad partable,
j--t built !o smbfTantially tht tlie rtrouirest craixtcai
not break it in writhing the isrgeat ganueata. ,
With ail thene Advantage, Its price Is do
mucr utau uuu cm any luienor wriur w:ut cog.
Sold hy the House Famishing and Hardware Trade gen-
Metropolitan Washing Dlacnice Co.,
B. C. BROW1TINO, President,
31 Co.rtl.ndt Sr., Nrw York,
is A ms
with the fV-en 7e . 'turcr. War
muted tOfiuitall biste. ftr tait
0rr tfirhere And tr sale wh4o
salcoulv nv thefirrat At an
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Eadway's Eeady Belief
la from On. to Twenty Minute.
after readinz this advertisement nesd say on.
It was tbe Orst and Is
Ontlnstantly stops Uie moat excrncuung pslna, snays
Iiu1amm.tuons. and cures Congevtione, whetlRT or the
Lanss, Stomach, .Boweia, ox oUMr glands or crzana, by ods
no matter how violent or excruclattnc the pain Uie Rmeu
MATIIC Bcd-rlriiim, Innnn, CrlimhtL Kervoua, sural
gte, or prostrated wllh disease may toner,
headway's Beady Belief will afford Instant Aid.
AsrstBwnto. of Ms KUneyt, httnmmaHim of tVs
MUiddeT, lvf,'imm.Oxrm of the Boml. (imaeMltm of
tkti.Hn9t.S0rt Thmu,nitfrull BrnUhma. Pat
filittirm of the Ham. HiiMrrir. ( roup, lnphr
tAcrto. Oitixrrk, Intueuta, H-inlitrhi ana
Toothache, Antrtiloiti, IiUewivuitm.
Cold Chain and Ague Chm.
Theappllmoooorthe Ready Keller to the part or
parts where the pain or dutlcully exisu 01 afford ease and
Twenty drops In half a brmWerofwatir wITt.mafrw
""nivclers should alwavs carry a bottle of Raiway'i
Ready Relief with them. A lew drops In watw will
prevent tuekite or pains froin change of water. Ilia Batter
uuu r rencn uranuv or tuners as a tfunuiant.
FEVKK AND AGUE OTirdfor flfty cents. There "snots
remedial agent in tills win-Id -jiat will cure Fever and Airtie
and all other Malarious, Bilious, Scarl, Tvphoid, Yellow,
and other Fever ml (led hyKAD'-VAY'it PILLS) to quick
aaKAi) WAY'S KEADY RELIKF. Fifty Colts per boUle.
enmmunieatfs thronsh the Blood, bweat Urine, and other
flukt ami julees of the svrVivm. the rigor of life tor It re
paaiiT, unr .vv- 01 uie i-ociy wun new ana unarm materia.
Ot-rofHliu S tvhiiiM. GmiHtnnlim, (rkimiuiitr fUxru, 11
ner in thtthrotU and woA, Turnor, Xtxlexin iAj ijlantU
QHit aihtr jttrU if the My item, Hort A'ye, Strumorryu ,fi
chttrtfe fromtk Nttr. an tithe trorti jurtn of Skintki
emr, hrnpUon frrfr tjnre. frvtkt iWid, King Hiyrm.
fiiiit JlfMrt, Eryipebf Acne JiUtvk iypftlhv, Worm in tkt
Fle-h, Tunwr,r,ntrerintke KVA, amtall wtkenhto
and ptinful dvrhury, yigh t .Sovnt, Lotm of Sperm ana
tttl icattet of Me life prinripi, are trwAm the cttrulirt
ntnie of tht wmttrr of Jwiera Ce irtry, and a feu
fttpruetctuprorio any prrmm wing u jor euicr
(Ar'V fomiLM nf diimimitit nntsntootter toeure them.
If Uie patient, daily t(niin(rrediKed by tlie wastes and
deenmpwiiioo tliatls contlnaaliy procminr. wKXeiH in
arrest m tlne want, and repairs the sain with newma-
wruu uifl'rinim kixmi lummy DJUnu aau hies Ultf r?.iw
S.VPAlilLLIAN will auri doe furore a cure ta certain;
lbr. whrnooo3tlilr rerrmlv rnmrnerirrTi It work of nari.i
cation, and BncceedA I n diminish inir Uie lo of wate, iu
rvrvun will he raptd.nna everyday the patient will itvlmnt
vlf .rrowtiu? hetttr and stronger, the food (iiitiDSt beUcr,
ainetite imrvrnvintr. and floth and weitrht hicrwwiiu?.
Not onlr doeti the bABSAPaaiLLixaf Ktsolvkt exeel
all known remeUal acenr in Uh cure of Chronic, Scrvfu-
iiro.cotyiuniroDaiaai. train auaooea; oui n la a uaiy
puvuatv IIDC aua-
Kldaey mud Bladder Complaint a.
frlnary and Worn1 diseases, iirovH, Dl:iletea, Propay
f toppaire!' Water, inctjotinenceofLrin', Brian's Diseru,
Albuminuria, and in all cum where there are brtcfe-dtwt
deniie.ta, or tlie wair to tlm k, cloudy, mixttl with sut-sLutee-i
like tlie white of aoeiri. or thread like white nilk.
or there is a inorUd, dark, billon aipe4janre, and while
tnewhiritdr-toaita, and when there Id a pnekhtsr hnrninir
aetmiion wtien puwinir water, auu paiii in um i-'"-" 01 uie
juck aouajon uie iuu.
Turner af Twelve Years Growth Cared by
TV. RtnrT-ThaTe had Ovarian Tnnior in the ova
rVw and bowel. All tde doctors aaidUiere was no cure
r it." I tned everytlitng that w. reconi mended ; bat
Do4hmsr helped me. I saw your Reo.vent, and thonzht 1
would try it ; but bad no faith in i t beeanw I had uilered
r twelve veara. I took ni bottlesof tlie Resolvent, and
one box or Kad way's Pllln, and two bottles of your Ready
KWif, and tliere 1m not a sipi of tumor to be eeen or k it,
ml I lee) h.'tLPT unuu-ter. and hannler than I hava !
tn el ve yearn. The worn tomor was (a the lett side of Uie
bowHs over the eroin. I write thia to you ior the beoeui
m ouMxa. aouuupuuuAai.ii youcrxxwe.
Hannah p. rsapp.
from a prominent litnUcinan and mtiitent ot' Cincinnati.
( hi' for Uie pa.tt forty years well known to Ihe hook pui
UkiMxa uirounoui uie Lnueuouues:
Saw Vnvtx. Oct. 11th. ISTflL
Tht R dway Zw Sir :l am inuueed bv a seme of
dn'v to UrefHitlv-nnir U m;uce a hri-f six lenient of tire work'
tiurof vournHtlieiiieonniyself. For severii years 1 had
btn nfiected wiUi tiome trouble In the blaudtr ami urinary
or.TRn.-s which some twelve months ao culmlnatnl iu a
mont terribly affecting disease, wluch tlie phyHicluna ail
said waa a itrostaric stricture in the uretha, as aldo lmlan
maUon of the kidneys and bladder, and pave it aa Uwir
Of 'in too that my ae 3 years would prevent my ever
eetUn raaUcally cured. I bad tried a number of physi
cians and had Liken a lanre qnantity of medicine, both al
krifcUhrC and hotweonnthic, nut had pot no relief. I had
rcadol asUKiitthinicctires liavlns bwn made hy your jvnie
di(9); and some four months agol readanouce fntherbii
ad'.'lphia Oitturtliiy Evening PoM of a cure hnvini? 'ue-n
effocted on a ptTOKi wholiad long been sunVrlnjt; as I had
hetn. 1 wint r-'X. off and jtot some of each y or P arsa
panUfnn lie 1 vent, lieaily Reliet; and Remibuing Pills
ami emumenced taking them. In three day 1 was greatly
ICUClCU, aUUUVw JCCa a Wi ll af PYlT.
C. W. JAMES Oochtnati, Ohio.
perfectly uunleaj, rteganUy coated w;th sweet jrom, puree,
mniiate, ptuify, clraiaiO and strenirthen. Radway's PUU,
(r thecurrof all disorders of Uie Stomach, Liver, BowcU,
Kuhteys Hladtter, Nervous aJucaees, Headache, Cocstipji
tioo, l ostl v iTW?, IiKiiiTfrition, Dyppvpsia. IlkMOTiests BU
kouit FevtT. I niLun motion of the Bowels. Piles, and all De
ranzpmentsof the Internal Viscera. Warranted to effect a
(nasittvccure. Purely (getalMet retaining 00 mercury.
uimTHl. or deleterious druzm.
XST" Obfierve Uie following syaptoms resulting from
Disorder ol" Uie DtiwUveOr-atis:
Otvtiarion, Inward Piles, Kuiiness of the Flood tn the
Head, AtiiUty oftheSioraach,NUBea Heartburn, Ihttenat
of Food. Fuilness or Weurht in the &t ruarh, 6our true ta
boos Buiking or ilaittcuyt t the pit of the Stomach.
Pwimmmcol the Head, Untried and P'tHcnlt Breathing
Flutterinir at the Heart, Cliokini, or bull, icattnx fcenitioiu.
when In a Lvhirr PoMtiire. LhniiieM of v is-.ftn. I)nts
Webs before' the hiuhU Fever and I)uU Tiu ta Uie Ucau.
A lew doses of RADWAY3FILLSwill free the mhm
from all the shove-named disorders. Price, 25 cents per
box. isoli bv Di;r(.ciTs.
KE.VD "FALSE AND TKlE." Send one lrttcr-v-txm p
tn R AO WAY CO, No. 87 Maiden Lane, Jiew Yoris.
iiuotiuauou worm uMjaaaniM wm on sen. you
NOV .11 1' i'" V
KothJnz. rteer the Sewirer Machfne, has ererbeen In
vented which reUeres tlie labor of the household as the.
Wringer. But its usefulness does not end here. The sav
ing of clothing Is of much greater importance. It to often
remarked that articles of fine texture, last twice as lone
wlien tcrnttg in a WnniT as when wrrrrii; by hand. The
Novkltt has Oc-whecls on both entK The rolls
are allowed tnseirate treely at either end. These, besides
other attvantace! wiiicn a contain, seem 10 oe trrfiipeiMa-
Dle to a praeuou wnner. aw ior AJUuptuKktiu
The NeTelfy Wrlwaer, Haa heeorae an India-
netuuihle in-ititulun tn tlioiianld of famiheSw Anl we I
lieve its trr?at ami increa:4nr popularity Is fnfly merited
lor tie oveity evtoentir po" reotnsiiesof a
fin!-cl;ir- nnu-ticl marhhe. ImieerL after QMneoneliir
many months In our own family, we are prepared to in-
norserne oveuy as nnrarnaMeii tine laiuKiresv ways -qntifi
bv any of tlie s-erai wringers previously UieU-
Gen Asts. 102 Chaxbxbs St&xtt, N. T.
Hall's Patent Basking Gloves!
balf eisna rTiXGiArrss.
T tw. th!n vsr liivsutwl fcr hii,tin rorn
They rive onlvsal .UiSfactioa In use. A iao can husk
frimi H to X tuter villi tl-iu. Ther alsiulrry prrveni
an Lanth and col'l flnrs. The half elovra cover !N
Phtis 01 the hands whkh become sore, rriceflju. Tl
S.ll vlwu n.,L, in th. K.wt ni.mwr ni UtnnHt OMTJC
tkiit; Prioe!-Tl). Both styles have claws sltaclM! and
niaileol three lr, larsr. medium and smiU, both
risht and lelt liandrd ktokh. Sent nrerld on rw-i ol
pnee. A hbrr:U disconiit t rtraii-rs. Allie5, HALL
IILbKIXG GLOVE CO, 90 South a bu, (.uicaso, ;u
rum nvsiFUT Ltrht honorable, lanre nrooia.
tmrLUIlliLfl I quick salo, pvi-s KUtaciKou
Oiu- well known Kmivtncs nt-st in America; sati:ii
cni noHV-pe.Ml ar - t in iuiv. mtii uw. n. daa'
SOUN CO, 113 MdLn M. ChicMX
(KEAT CHAXCE. Something for everybody. Some.
J thing seta. ParUcnlars Creel Dont mi ihisrhanoe.
x& a irvc cuu. At. t fci -" culcaro, iiL
Farss for S400. Descrlnrloo of lands sent free
ARGATN'S at Cost. Printed ortaro Aiocrr!Tna. Faetf
that should be read and kept by every person, young
uuuiii. .ti;uh-u 1 hi mnpi in iweniy ccTiiB.
J. AIcCO&JLEK, m Dexraw be, Brooklyn, K. f .
WHALE CHASB.-A splendid see story rail ol
vV stirriisir adventure and thnilin? scenes among the
wonders of the southern seas. 4'oniplrte In one hanti-omc
oonwe-cninmn votome. otuy 1 . cu. 01 any Doouexier
iKwadealer. or by mail on receipt ol price by
JEb.sE HAJstlf CO, 119 aaaansUN.T.
Bickford Family Knitting Machine.
The Oldeat. !ffet Pre ct Ira I and the Best.
I can knit a btocKiii; complete without take it trom the
Machine till :t is finished. Brri L. r i rzn kra ld. t a
naan. Me. The more I use it tire better I like it. Mm.
CKOrvjtv Crrra, .Medina, O. AltocethT tt works bevo d
my ex jiecta tlons. Mrs. Ai-viba WAj.KWri, Malone, K. Y.
tie in I Ur our Descriptive Circular, sent tree, wh-ch s!
ronrruos manv similar nmrnendatious. Price. te
JtJ.l. Azents wanted. Addrexa
Bickford Spinner and Knitting Harhine Co
30 Bremneld 5t isotoo nasi.
Dlt, tipRECH Kil'S f amily Battery, witii fall mstrnc
tion lor treatinff all i&we. Tt.e ffio-t elegant,
nmrerfiiL amnle. and cheapest ever offered. Hv statinz
Tta in uirvi tut of the difea. carciuliv 'cruisn dreo
(iw'ibr tre:ument will he eiiekrd in the Battery snd 1.0
ejrfm I'M'trg. Wi ior circular ann price A-irim
Hit. i. A. bPRKrHKR Hitshunch Ltrk-ai InsUtuit
2ftPenn Avenue, lilt bursts. Pa.
CF BATTLES, 5 2.""
Arcuras-. reliAhl and comnlete. In Fe?M.h and tierman.
40,1 coif's ah-.ulv BoW. Price, $je. Auorv ' kxd
Rrzio's'' K.M.-lRa"HoK1 Mr and furru UulsK,
t'lucaips St. Louis, New Orleans or New York.
A mnle or frmal hi evcrr eommnnlry rll
mv 111 Mkpk-invs. A person bmLy anli:t
eil with the I'ilts prfermL
DIL liOK, K0133, Cblcaeo. nL
Upham's Depilatory Powder
..... mnMSnm. h.lr In ft minitlM. wlttymt bill ( 1
totllosKln. Snthvmaillorsl N. Adilrrx S.C. CPH AM.
lOo boulhtiihth &L, riuiaueinma. iirouars suit u
ty 4M3tHS .T St -J
fe. VgL Miff . -
leaa say ran saw . se adTcrtlscsaest
UUtaHwr. aiii.w. m.
Mf TeMlaa.ar la taetr
V ...rrt.1 Ckratlv. Boetk
I.R3 -WlLlllR'S ClLli-UMl
Ther ere eot a wile FANCY DRINK.
Made of Poor Rout, Whiskey, Proof plHe
mm Kerue Liqaore doctored, spiced and tweet
cued to please the taste, called M Tonics. " Appetie
era," MBestorera,M lc-. that lead the tippler on to
Arankenoeae and, rain, but are a trae Medicine, made
from the Natlre Root and Rero or California, tree
f rem ell Alcoholic Htlmalanta. They are tbe
-I VIXO PKIXCIPLE, a perfect EcAorator and
Inrlorator of the System, carrylnr. off all polsoooo
matter and restoring the blood to a healthy condition.
No person can take these Bitters according to direc
tion and remain long vnwell, pro Tided their boaet
are nut destroyed by mineral poison or other meana
and the Yltal organs waited beyond the point of re
pair. Ther are a Geatle FargatWe ee well aea
Tonic, possessing also, the peculiar merit of aettcg
as a powerful agent In relieTlng Congestion or lnflair.-
matloo-of the Lirer, and all the Yteeeral Organs.
young or old, married or tlng'.e. at the dawn of wo
manhood or at the torn of life, these Tonic Bitters nars
For Inflaeiieaterr Chreele Rbetna
tlsm and Uont Dyapeeela or Indigeetiee
Billoee, Remittent and Intermittent Fcvere?
Diaeaeee of the Bleed LiTcr, Kidneys an
Bladder, these Bittere hare been most sacressfal.
6ech Diteaeee are caused by Vitiated Blood,
which la generally produced by derangement of the
DigeatWe Organe.
ache, l?ain in tiie Shoultlers, Coughs, i tum-ps of tha
Chest. DlzzineM, Soar t nictations of the Mom aco,
Bd casuin the Mouth. Bilion Attacks, Palpitation
or the Heart. Inflammation of the Langs, Tsln n the
regions of the Kidneys, and a hundredothr piiniXu
lymptoms, ara the oifcpriiigB of Dyspepsia.
They mvitmrate the Stomach and stimulate the tor
pld liver and bowels, which render them of unequalled
efficacy in cleansing the blood of all impurities, aud
imparUcg Dtw Ufe and Y.?cr to the whole system.
FOR K IS niEAFS. Frantions. Tettr. Pa
Rheum, Btoiclie b.oou, I'lnibica, Pustules, Boll. C ar
buncles. King-Worms, Seaid-Head, Sore Kyes, Erysip-
81iicn1C'Curi9 uicoioraiions 01 me tsvin, ainmora
I Diseases of the fckm. of whatever nsroe or nature.
are literally dug up and carried out ef tlie system In a
Hieri lime Dy tne use ot inese iMifrs. une ooiue in
such cases w ill convince the most; incredulous of their
curative effect.
Cleanse the Vitiated Blood whenever Ton find ft
Imparities bursting through the skin in Pimples. Erup
tions or ores, civanse n wnen vou una 1 onmniciea
and sluggish in the veins; cleanse it when It is foul, and
your fcciinps will tell y?n when. Keep the blood pure
aud the health of the system will follow.
PI V, TAPE, tnd other WORSTS, ftrrking in the
system ofsoniany thousands, are etlectnally destroy
ed and removed: For fnll directions, read carefully
the circular around each bottle, printed in four laa
guagea EiLgliaa, German, French and Spam&n.
J. "WALKER, Proprietor. R. H. McDONALD CO.,
Dnigjsts and Gen. Agents, San Francisco, CaL. and
82 and S4 Commerce Street, Kew York.
Formerrr Eaton Brown,
71 Rand.lph Street. Chicago,
Jobbers of
Lamps. Glassware aad Crockery,
Lamp rfxyhm(i-aiTTialtyfcrtho fcn trade. Band
t our MiMtraU'ti CaUlotrae.
The Hint .f Mlaeral Sprlnja b tlie German
Seluer; an4
Tarrant's Effervescent Seltzer Aperient
Is Its dnpltrats. I.-ttrs attitlne Its wondernil Tonkj
Antrimx and Anrt-Biliouqnsliti swarm In from everr
source. Tlie qcmaion h-s brMl srlllwl wIiMImt aru2.dallr
mrtlK-ated walrts niav not he egnal to those which uun4
spsrtllng fmm the eartll Itsclt Ttter can : and theSclIT
Anerlnil. when undoubtedly pars and itennine. provfs tlm
hi t. Berontio.n. Accent .one .liter. bULO
Bi' ' UliUOUlsl'S.
32.30 Til IMii
Tils List comprlsas
1 large Proportion of the Bert Western
Coon try Papers, Superior la Character,
Circulation and Influence to those
of any other list.
For Dsta, esUnjates and farther particulars, address
If sad taMadlscstrfrt.Cmrago-
rni"P Trr MimpWnf ortr rrrmt prr 1 .00
r fnl"! ffl'vtrritnl wwkly 30 vears esliKlied.
ftne blopl Knararincs free to subscrtlwra,
Az-nta make 5 a day. SendtureatardaT Gazette.
HaUowelL Me.
v" .faO .er week and expense, or allow a lanrs
somulsston. to ?HI our n-w wonderlnl tnventloaa. Aa
Iras. l. AG.NEU CO, Maraball. Mt
mm i SR"N t CO. PnMtshen ."Jrttti;
Tb 4 $ fl U A.:irrimii.:T. rMrk law, N'. Y, iM
Jl 1 a1 1 6 2 I';tlenr evrrvwtvscv. Twenr--live
7 yjLvJ etperience. Ever'tlhi2 cooe
feli-iu..l. acua io x'teiu LawaiidUuiue to Invenlora.
At iinVTUW TITS ItrtlAL HOME ree from
J l.lCill 1 fiin Sepl. 1 to J.Tnuary, to all no
tOr J II Fuw-Clasa, S-fte Agl and
F.im.Jv U'r'n.'i. 1 i.: .nths on trxil 50 CU. SipedmcuS
tne. llopKtxs A Wiix-oi. lioclicster, . Y.
FineAss).rtmrntof Pccnlcomalne Pai.t
Inffawiih lull mMructivns lor oi-nautentir.z wood,
tl.-ws, ctuna. p-iper. w.Il be sent post-paid oa rsceipe
01 50 eta. AuVIivoS Kox .S. Y. Post Omce.
Orh bratnl ir Its Pumy, Stn-ti' h and ri!a:ableiiia.
Warramcfl to t-en pick',a. Flrt Prrm:nm awardwl at
the L'DIIed Salea Fair, Iiiir.oU Mate Fair awl Chlcsi.'t'ltT
F.ur. Lara wotrs oi the kini In Ihe United Stales. Es.
tnhji.heri UiiX Orrier. avt e, trrenQr.'enee nromntlT at.
tendcl to. I HAS. G. E. PRrsMN C. XS ind Ml Staie St,
CHicnio. Aisosuperh WHITE WISE VLSfcGAB.
Relieved and enred tnr Ttr. Shermim's Patent Apntiane.
and ConrpoumL tf!?-tf i,' Pr wlwsv. N. . fceixl lue.
artiT eure.a'irli Henry H'rtt Pawner's cae, ferters and
Cirtralt Beware ot traveims: Impoators, who pretend u
lv bam aaaWants of Dr. Saxaaua.
ToeorJbrm to
rttdtictiox or Dirnxs.
Great Sasiss; t. ronniner. hy (.ttlnc a
Xr Bena rot enr ew m i.m nu . . ... . -
. - n , . r. mnK will
arcompany 11 comamma inn ", "
sr.T40 IO oonaumer. and runuaerauve to club orjPlfrra.
P.O.BoiM3. 31and33 Vsser St, New Tor
IV horsepower. fMee wlfh (Vrremnr. $:9fl. pfirCt
w r and iet jrantxt. Wul ba moid lbr Four Hunurtw
dvjUara, casn. Ajso,oae
Made by E. J. Good ft Co, CMcatn,) 8-horae-power. W
Sxeellent Drier and warranted. Price, wilh JrHteorsJ
sMvemor, sua. ist new, Atuin-!i mime,iiiaj-.
1 1 sad 1 1 3 Madison street. Cbtanto. m.
!f.1P sin.
Tf vnn nwm nor tl-.H eelchrate-t hran(L ret It at O1M-0-
There ts none tsnal to IL Is nvw piit up in bnilc or in
CLses. Kaen packaint anti b.llle h It. H. S. s: Tn,
barntor ann it. N"r- 'tl'r is cenuine. Send
tt a cirruisr. IL IL SHL'r'ELDT ft to, cuicag-i.
P LIU? msm
Stan. Heat better tbaa auy .ther made.
Ask for Ditiridgo s, and tiie no other.
See (hat otir nasse ia .a everr box.
DITHRIDCE & SON, Pittsburgh, Pa.
CJOOA rV1w!P,nto BfBtorll. Ko-i--enn
J J Andras U. . TLASO tO,S5 B-waytiu r.

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