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Love's Reasons.
r "TeD Ue reason T" Kay, toy aweet !
PotoDt as the cause mar be,
Ask me Dot : for well I veet
Lore and logic ill agree !
Lore has reasons, all his own.
Were he wiilinj? to confess ;
Brrt ha fears to make them known,
Saying, ehrewdiT, "Let them gneea I"
Well he knows, though he may deem
All his reasons pood and strong ;
Something other they must seem
To the uoimpassioned throng.
Ka-, the god is eonnted hhnd
Leet, perhaps, the gift of sight
B -tier dull might chance to find
All his face; paints so bright.
Bo my charmer, prithee, take
Whar of bliss tbe god may bring ;
N t aspire lor Cupid's rake
To be wiser than the King I
TflTl! it lengthen Love's caress,
Al. his nature to explore 'I
Give the heart a pain the lei T
Or the lips a kiss the more?
Thankful for the blessing lent.
(What beyond is worth a sigh ?)
Let ns love, and be content,
Careless of the how and why ;
Lilts the maid, who in her room
Roars a fair and frap-ant rose,
H "-py in i's breath and bloom.
Though its name is all she knows.
JCof like him who sagelv pries
Till its petals all are f hed ;
Growing, doubtless, vry wise,
But alas I the rose is dead 1
Love's Reasons. By John G. Saze.
Farm, Garden and Household.
Nantucket Cobs Cakes. To one ri n t
of boilinor milk, stir in one coffee cud of
vnite Indian meal; whenool arid three
eggs, beaten separately, little Bait:
hake in Email tins.
Harness Blackko. Three ounces of
lieeewaz, four ounces ivory black, one
pint neatsfoot oil, two ounces Castile
soap, t-o ounces lard, one ounce aloes;
to be boiled together, and podred into
a iiouow Teesei.
Keepiso Hosiy. To keen honev all
the year round, let it inn through a'fine
"-cjjaaawi it iium particles oi wax,
then boil it gently in an earthern vessel,
skim off the foam which gathers on ton.
end cool it in j irs. After covering these
Ujjiiuy, sei mem away in a cool cellar.
Cbacss is Plastebixg. In some cases
the plasterer has nsed too little real plas
ter and too much lime. Pure plaster of
i -oris win never crar-k ; but as it sets too
q-riek for liie convenience of the operator
uiue ume is muea vuo u. Jjvoutrv
to plaster with pare lime alone, it will
crack all over in drying, and come off in
rarcnes : ana this will show von the ne-
ee5itv of always using as little lime as
possible, either in the sand nsed for
bricklaying, or in the plaster nsed for
coaxing lie waus.
Watebixo Plajtts. Let it tx
bered that nearly all plants thrive best
m moui, not in wet soiL We think
ttiat most Bouse plants are wet too much.
iNever poir water in the ameers, but
into the pots, and then never until the
surface is dry. The eaucers may be
used for neatness, but not for holding
water. Eain water is the best hard ;
well water the worst The- moraine is
AT. 1. . AJ i , j . . .
me uku umt? ro appiy uie water. Always
use a fine sprinkler.
Washing Flctd. Five pounds of sal
Bodt ; one pound of borax ; one-half
poana oi unsiacked lime, must be fresh
lour ounces of liquid ammonia. Pour
one gallon of boiling water upon the
soaa ana oorax, when it is dissolved and
has cooled, add the ammonia and salts
of tarter. Slack the lime in one gallen
oi uuv water, ana let it stand till entirely
eetnea ; wnen the clsar floid must be
careiuuy poured of. Turn it upon the
solution of soda and borax, and add to
the mixture eight gallons of cold water.
Put the clothes to soak the night before
washing day, with six tabiespoonsful of
mis uuiu to a ruo lull oi clothes.
Pbfpakdto Fowls fob Exhibition.
An allowance of hemp-seed apd buck
wheat for a fortnight, is recommended
bv fanciers, to prod nee a gloss upon the
plumage of birds designed for the show
room. But a fine luster of the feathers
depends more upon the general health
than upon anything else. Liberty and
a range where there are but a few fowls,
and a diet embracing cooked vegetables
and meat and a variety oi odds and ends
from the table, in addition to the insects
and herbage they gather for themselves,
are indispensable from the time of hatch
ing until the show, if it is desired to
have the plumage exhibit a nice bloom.
Hearth and Borne.
Pbbparation of Cabkcte-Ptjbple.
The dye recently invented, aud known as
carmine-purple, is obtained by the solu
tion of uric acid in nitric acid, care being
taken to prevent boiling over and too
great an increase of temperature. The
mixture should remain Branding quietly
for some days, after which a thick, pasty
or doughy substance is obtained, which
is to be treated with warm water, filtered,
and the residnm again treated with warm
water. The filtered liquid possesses a
reddish or .yellowish color, decomposed
by the nitric acid. This liquid is now a
mixture ot alloxan, alloxantin, urea,
paraban acid, dialaramid, and other pro
ducts of uric aad. It is next to be
evaporated in large enameled iron ves
sel, but not heated to the boiling point,
which would destroy the murexide pro
duced. , After tbe liquid has been evapo
rated to a, eirupy consistency, and has
assumed a beautiful brownish-red or
violet color, it is to be allowed to cool.
The entire quantity of the liquid should
never be evaporated at one time, nor
Irated to the bailing point
Lbaxt Soils. Are any soils leaky, in
the sense in which the word is generally
understood f We do not believe it
The writer owns and works a farm that
ww said to be leaky, had no bottom,
wtuld not hold any manure, and all that
Not thus understanding the nature of an
arable soil, though it might happen to
be underlaid with gravel, we had no fear
of our leaky farm not responding to a
proper feeding with manure and growing
fat on it We have suffered no disap
pointment in oar case, and do not doubt
that others similarly situated will equally
escape disappointment A leaky farm
is one that has the advantage of being
naturally drained ; for it will not hold
water, but everything held in suspension
and almost everything held in solution
by that water wjll be given np to the
soil as it passes through it Pure sand
will filter and render clear the foulest
water, and agricultural clay will absorb
bad odors and decompose chemical solu
tions. Then a mixture of clay and sand
must absorb the soluble parts of manure,
and prevent the finely divided particles
from passing through it to the subsoil.
At least 8ucn is our belief, and our ex-
penence confirms it We have no fear
of leaky soiL We know many farmers
who prefer a soil that has the character
istics of those that are called leaky to a
heavy clay that is beyond suspicion in
this respect Ease of working, a quick
recovery from a state of wet warmth,
and generally earliness, are valuable
qualities of a farm, and all these pertain
to aoils that are called leaky.
Wrxx Parents Take Heed. On all
hands complaints are made of the in
creasing ill health of our school children.
No who is to take the matter in hand ?
Who is to say there shall be absolutely
no lessons learned out of school, unless
the present duration of school hours
shall be shortened ? It needs, we think,
only that the parents shall themselves
insist upon this to effect it Why wait
till brain-fever has set in ? Why wait
till little spines are irretrievably crooked ?
And of what mortal use is it to keep on
pouring anything into a vessel wheu it is
incapable of holding any more, and is
only wasted upon the ground t
FANNY FERN.
The Downfall of Babylon.
Of the variouB wonders of Babylon, the
product of the labors of its engineers or
architects we have no leisure to speak,
yet the chief pride of the impulsive pop
ulation was its impregnable walls. Nature
had left the city easy of access on every
side ; the ingenuity of man had covered
it with fortifications. The Babylonians
mocked at the futile efforts of their foes.
A deep moat surrounded the city. Walls
more than three hundred feet high cov
ered each of the sides. They were
seventy-five feet wide, formed of un
owned brick ; houses were built on the
spacious top : yet between them ran a
street so wide that a chariot of four
hor-es might drive or turn upon it at
wilL An inner wall of not inferior
strength provided a new defense. Mas
sive gates of t ronze secured every open
ing. The city was more impregnable to
ancient tactics than the finest work of
Vauban to his contempories than the
redoubts of Paris to modern cannon.
Twice only was Babylon taken ; once by
surprise, and once by treachery. Nor
was any ancient engineer ever able to
dry its enormous ditch, to sap its gigan
tic walls, taller than most European
spires, to crush in its solid gates, or
penetrate its exterior defenses. The
mighty fortress ruled for centuries over
the plains of .the Euphrates and the
Tigris; the fame of its strength filled
the world ; it was celebrated in tbe an
nnls of Greece and the chronicles of the
Middle Ages ; and in the fanciful days of
chiva1 and of barbarism every nightly
castle seems to have been modeled upon
tho plan of the- Assyrian stronghold, and
possessed on an insignificant scale its
ditch, its double walls, its Interior keep,
and its protecting towers.
Yet compared with the enormous
stoae-work of Egypt or the Cyclopean
foi tress of Myeena?, Babylon seems to
have been siugularly fragile It was a
mass of sun-dried bricks. Clay bound
together by chopped straw and asphal
tnm, was alinost the sole material employ
ed by its architects. Palaces and temples,
its lofty houses and its towering walls,
were all composed of crum'iline earth ;
and when at length decav settled upon
the mighty capital, am) its deserted
buildings were abandoned to the ravages
of time, it melted away liko a baseless
vision, and faded into a heap of dnst
Except a MU of broken bricks, no trace
remains of the tower of Belus. The
Euphrates has broken its neglected em
b .nk merits, and converted the site of
Babylon into a desolate marsh. Wild
leasts make their dens in the crevices of
the pile of ruins. Bats and owls cling to
the arid caverns. The fair plains of
Babylonia, once clad in boundless har
vests of Mesopotamian wheat, rich with
endless groves of palm, are sown alone
with brambles. The canals, the broad
highways, and the spacious inns are
gone. The gifted Semitic race, who
wrought the flowered muslins, and cut
the precious gems of Babylon, are min
gled with the dnst All is solitude. The
scornful Euphrates sweeps ct will over
the fields it was once condemned to fer
tilize, and mocks at the faded glories of
Cyrus or Samiramis, of Darius and Alex
ander, so low has Eabylon fallen 1
its renown was altogether material : no
poets, historians, musicians, artists,
sprang up amidst its crowded thrones.
A single Burns or a Babylonian Pindar
might have saved it from contempt ; and
but for the pen of a cultivated Greefr its
mighty towers and its gigantic walls
would nave risen and sun k undiKt n guish
ed upon the Assyrian plain ; but for the
cry of Hebrew prophecy the name of
Babylon would never have become the
symbol of civic corruption, or its fate
tne lesson of all ages.
Anecdote of Ezekiel Webster.
In these latter days, when the office of
the Surrogate is the theatre of so much
unseemly wrangle over the wills of testa
tors that men who have property to leave
may sometimes despair of their' wishes
being consummated, an anecdote of Eze-
kiel Webster, brother of the " godlike,
may be aptly quoted :
When in full practice he was employed
to defend the will of Boeer Perkins, of
ilopKinton. ine physicians made affi
davit that the testator was Etruck with
death when he signed his will Mr.
iveosier Euoiecrea ms testimony to a
most thorough examination, showing,
by quoting medical authorities, that
doctors disagree as to the precise moment
when a dying man is struck with death ;
some athrming that it is at tbe com
mencement of the fatal disease, others at
its climax, and others still affirming that
we begin to die as soon as we are born.
'I should like to know," said Mr.
Sullivan, the opposing counsel, "what
doctor maintains that theory ?"
Dr. Watts." said Mr. Webster, with
great gravity :
' The momeot we begin to five,
We all begin to die."
The reply convulsed the Court and au
dience with laughter.
A Wonderful Balsam.
A manufacturer and vender of quack
medicines for rheumatism and the
growth of hair combined, recently wrote
to a friend for a recommendation of his
(the manufacturer's) "balsam." In a
few days he received the following, which
we call pretty strong :
Dear Sir: The land composing this
farm his hitherto been so poor that a
Chinaman could not get a living off it,
and so stony that we had to slice our
potatoes, and plant them edgeways ; but,
hearing of your balsam, I put some on
the corner of a ten-acre field surrounded
by a rail fence, and in the morning I
found the stones had entirely disappear
ed, and a neat wall encircled the field ;
the rails were split np into firewood,
and piled np symmetrically in my back
yard. I put half an ounce in the mid
dle of a huckleberry swamp ; two days
saw it clear ofl, planted with corn and
pumpkins, and a row of peach trees in
full blossom through the middle. As an
evidence of its tremendous strength, I
would say that it drew a striking likeness
of my eldest son out of a mill-pocd,
drew a blister all over his stomach, drew
a load of potatoes four miles to market
dn w grease out of a flint and eventu
ally drew a prize of ninety -seven dollars
out of a defunct lottery."
Success rs California. CoL Follis
ter, a former citizen of Licking County,
Ohio, emigrated to California shortly
after its acquisition to the United States.
He began in a small way near Los An
gelos, raising sheep and cattle. His
present possessions are immense He
has an almond grove covering seven
hundred acres, and over sixty thousand
almond trees yielding fruit He has
planted, and is successfully growing, one
hundred thousand orange, lemou and
olive trees, had at one time over one
hundred and fifty thousand head of sheep
and cattle ; owns about one hundred
thousand acres of land divided into three
ranches. He has recently purchased in
Japan twenty-six bushels of Japan tea
seed, and sent over for and obtained two
or three Japanese to cultivate it and
expects to meet with great success in
this new experiment
Hazing. The treatment of the Am
herst Freshmen at their late initiation
reminds one of old hazing customs.
Some of the innocents were blindfoldod,
their arms bound with rope, and then
marched over town through ditches and
by-ways on a wet mudJy night in a
manner that must have inspired any thing
but love and submission in the victims.
I bon Obr is found in most of the
counties of Virginia and West Virginia,
and has been mined to profit in at least
twenty of them.
Latest Fashion Notes.
A handsome fabric, which will be very
popular for underskirts is of satin and
velvet in alt. mate stripes of different
colors, as blue satin, with black velvet,
or green, lilac, crimson, and corn colored
satin in contrast with the velvet This
material, cut on the bias, is the demand
for trimming silk or poplin suits, which
it does very effectively.
Empress cloth, in all shades and qual
ity, velours, poplin, serge, satin de chines,
alpaca, and the incomparable Cashmere,
enjoy a high degree of favor.
Poplins are to be had from 62 cents to
$2.50. Empress and velours varv from
75 cents to SI-50 ; serge bom 62 cents
to $1.25 ; and poplin alpacas are as low
as 50 cents per yard.
Velveteen polonaises, trimmed with
pipings of silk or satin, make a very
handsome and comfortable promenade
suit
Close-fittin? sa cones, slashed at the
sides, of fine beaver cloth, trimmed with
black gros-Rrain pipings and fringe, are
offered at 89.
One of heavy beaver s jited to the cold
est weather, trimmed with velvet liana-
somely embroidered with silk braid, is a
very desirable carment for S25.
Ladies' cloth is much used for demi
season, and is made up in sacqucs and
manteu. 1 his material is usually trim
med with birid or with pipings of silk,
finished with lace.
A stylish marquis mantle of ladies
cloth, handsomely embroidered in white.
with black and white fringe, attracted
our atteahon. Price 18.
A water proof polonaise, stitched with
white in a very pretty pattern, made
quite a novel garment Price 810.
Sailor hats of felt and tarpaulin will
be the mode for children and misses.
These vary in price from 80c. to $2.25.
Feathers, velvet, and gros-grain ere
the trimmincrs most selected fur round
hats, while Lice, flowers, and long
ostrich plumes are the favorite garnitures
of bonnets.
A most serviceable and stylish boot for
the promenade is a double-soled button
boot of about eleven buttons, with hand
some Russian leather foxing, calf kid
tops, and s-olloped and stitched with
plain black. Price $10.
A very heavy walking boot for mid
winter has fourteen buttons, and a very
thick double sole. Price S12-
A superb suit of rich, black silk had a
plaited flounce, headed by plain points,
headed with passementerie, and finished
with rich hinge.
A handsome Raiment in velvet consist
ed of a sleeveless sacqne, with a circular
cape open both in front end in the back.
and trimmed all around with a leaf passe
menterie, and beautiful guipure lace.
A blue velvet bonnet and brim of alter
nate folds of velvet and tea-colored silk,
a soft plaited crown. In front on top of
the crown was a plume, a most exquisite
blush rose-bud and leaves, and a blue
bow and ends of pro grain. Inside
trimmings of white tulle. .
Something entirely novel was a bonnet
of drab silk, with a plaiting of silk
around the crown, finished with orna
ments of steel. New York paper.
,
The First Newspaper in America.
In Buckingham's " Newspaper Speci
mens" we find that the first attempt to
set up a newspaper in North America, so
far as can bo ascertained from existing
records or from tradition, was made in
Boston in the year 1690. Only one copy
is known to be in existence, and this is
deposited in the state paper office in
London.
Number one of this paper, and proba
bly the only number ever published, is
dated beptembar 2o, 16U. Immediately
on its publication the legislative author
ities poke of it as a pamphlet stated
that it was contrary to law, and con
tained "reflections of avery high nature."
They strictly forba le " anj thing in print
without license first obtained from those
appointed by the government to grant
the same. Ibis paper was printed by
Bichard Pierce for Benjamin Harris.
-Mr. Pierce is said to have been the first
person who carried on the printing busi
ness in Uaston.
Benjamin Harris, who was the proprie
tor of this paper, had a printing house
in Boston, and in 1G92 and 1694 printed
the acts and 1 iws of Massachusetts, and
was ' printer to his Excellency the Gov
ernor, and Council. Harris s commis
sion to print the laws was in the follow
ing words :
"By his Excellency I order Benjamin
Harris to print the acts and laws made
by the great and general court or assem
bly of their Majesty's province of Massa
chusetts Bay of New England, that we
people may be informed thereof.
"WILLIAM PHIPPS.
"Boston, December 16, 1692."
'X his is a curious, interesting and im
portant history, showing that the advent
of the newspaper to this country took
place a hundred and eighty years ago !
Ugliness of Mormon Women.
A late writer says : Nothing impressed
us more in Salt Lake cit y than the home
liness of the women. It may be ungal-
iant to mention it : but, as every one
that goes there thinks it, here goes the
statement of the fact. Now, homeliness
of feature is not a disadvantage. There
is a handsome ugliness and a piotu
homeliness ; but with these Mormon
women it is a vicious, outrageous nn-
comeliness, indicative of moral disfigure
ment. The Tabernacle was alive with
them. They made us shudder. It is
assault and battery" to have them look
at you. What Brigham or any other
man would want of seventeen such crea
tures I cannot imagine. One of them, I
should think, would be a great horror.
Such dislocations of noses and misplace
ments of mouth , and rums of eyebrows,
are not gathered together in any other
place on this continent There must be
a good many witches among them. We
would not have been much surprised to
see them riding borne on a broomstick.
The only excuse that we can see for poly
gamy is that it would take at least fifty
such women to make one wife.
Conjjx'T Trust Himself. The Swiss
Times reports that a native of Fribourg
presented himself a few days ago at the
window of the .rost Umce at Lusanne,
and asked for an order of 100 francs.
The clerk put the following usual ques
tions to him: "Who is the sender?"
Jacques Mathieu." "What is the
name of the payee ? " " Jacques Math
ieu, post erestunle at Estavayer." "Is
he your brother ? " No, it is myself."
Do you mean to say that you are
sending a Post Office order to yourself
at EstTvayer ? " " Yes, I am going
there." "But why can't you take it
yourself" "Ah, there it is, " said the
simple follow; " You see 1 know myself,
and if I were to take the money with me
the probability is that it would never
reach Estervayer, while by sending it
through the Post Office I shall be sure
to find it on my arrival, where I shall
need it"
Hard at Work. The wark of clearing
away the ruins, and rebuilding Chicaao,
proves an important means of relief to
mechanics and laborers who find plenty
of employment at good wages. The av
erage wages for laborers in the ruins
are Sl.To per day, for teams. 4. w ; for
carpenter", $3 to 83.50, and bricklayers
83 to $3.25. Members of the Caicago
Bricklayer's Union demanded increased
wages and many of the members struck,
the contractors refusing to yield to
strikers, as there are a large number
of bricklayers from other places, willing
and anxious to work at present wages.
The price of bricks has risen from $6.50
to $12 and $15, but the supply seems
abundant and prices will recede. '
The Remote Cause of the Western Fires.
Chicago has burned down, and whole
square miles of western land are burnt
up. That misguided cow and unhappy
lamp have been berated enough. Ir the
barn had been damp with recent ra ns
perhaps the 'fire bad goue no farther.
Certain is it that if the rooftops had not
been baked dry by a summer's drought
Chicago would not have mourned her
lost children and ruined homes.
Had not those Wisconsin fields been
as ashes in the dry wind, hr. J plentiful
rains drenched the Michigan woods, the
country would have been happier to
day. Everything there was as dry as
tinder say all the papers.
Now whose fault was it ? People with
more piety than wisdom mav say in a
horrified way : " What a question ! Do
you arraign acts of .Providence ? No.
There has been blame somewhere. We
are not inclined to shift it upon Heaven.
Men, not Providence, brought this cal
amity upon us. It is we w ho have crea
ted these dry summers. Had there been
no drought there had been no such wide
ruin.
The time was when such long-continued
dry seasons were not known. Men
can and do change the character of cli
mates. We can cause the rain to fall or
drive away the clouds. Men have alter
ed the temperature and moved the dew
point The farmers of the northern
states are in a measure responsible for
the senes of cry summers that have pre
vailed fcr the last ten yeari.
Meteorology is beginning to take a
high position. We have mapped the
winds ana can signal the comi ig storm
to the sailor and farmer. The laws of
the weather are no longer a matter of
guess-work. Cause and effect are ss sure
in the clouds as on the ground. Ob
serving the eflect we can trace the cause.
Given this series by dry summers, science
points to the cause our denuded for ts.
In our foolish American haste we have
wastefuUy cut down the trees, dried up
the springs, raised the temperatur-j, so
taat precipitation of moisture is reduced.
and have driven the rain away in useless
clouds or invisible vapor over the At
lantic. Chicago is burned down and we
are solemnly saying, " How heavy is the
hand of Heaven upon us." We have
prayed for rain one day of the week, and
driven it away with an axe on six.
The mischief is done, and the best
thing we can now do is to examine the
matter with a view to future prevention.
How shall we bring back the rain ? How
restore our forests t Simply by planting
onr wooas anew.
This is not a new or untried idea.
Artificial woods are no longer a novelty
in Europe. There this whole matter is
well understood. In parts of the Con
tinent foresters are appointed bv gov
ernment It is their duty to inspect all
standing forests. Schools of arbori
culture are established. The habits of
the trees are considered, the soil exam
ined, and tree-planting carried on over
Hundreds oi square miles. For every
tree cut aown one or more new ones
must be set Nurseries, producing mil
lions of young trees, do a thriving busi
ness in supplying this material. Under
the advice of the foresters the new forests
extend year by year. Ou the rocky hills
of Scotland the oak, maple and chestnut
are planted ; the willow is set out by the
million on the marsh-like " polders" of
nonana ; about Utrecht and on tbe
sandy plains of Zelderland, near Am
heim, the traveller passes artificial pine
forests by the hour.
in view oi tnese western rir-'-s it is
high time we prepared to imiiute our
transatlantic friends. At once the great
cost oi sucn an undertaking comes np.
Itow we think it can le showu that the
thing will pay to do it If there is
money in it it will get itself done fast
enough.
The land used for such forests is gen
erally fit for nothing else. We have
millions of acres that are barren wastes
an eyesore and tax on the owners. By
examining the mo3t flourishing trees
growing in similar soil in the neighbor
hood we can decide what to plant By
sowing the seed or buying young trees
a year old we can son start a forest that
in twenty years will bring a cash return
tnat will cover tbe cost of plasting, jn
terest and taxes, and leave a maririn of
profit besides.
To come down to details, let me pres
ent an estimate prepared for a gentle
man who had a hundred acres of nearly
valueless lana m eastern Massachusetts.
It was a continual tax -bill and brought
no return whatever. The land was
valued at fifty dollars an acre. Tho in
teres; for twenty years would lie $6,000 ;
the taxes, $3,000. If he had nothing no
the land he would be S6.CKX! out of
pocket at the end of that time. There
was a fence round the whole lot thnt it
was estimated it would cost twenty dol
lars a year to maintain. J'ach acre
would hold 500 trees or 50.000 iu all.
The trees could be bought for S1.5O0
ihe planting would cost about Sow.
The trees at the present price of posts
and sleepers would be worth at-least
s?venty-tive cer.ts each. To sum up :
Interest 15.000
Taxes 5.000
Fen cine 4)
Oversight at 150 per year l.'OO
Fifty thousand trees 1,500
Planting ; 60J
' 114.500
Fifty thousand trees at 75 eta 87,500
Five per cent, lobe 7,860
t33.20"
. 14,500
Cost..
$15,700
The care would be slight, as th'jre is
no culture of ny kind. Certainly this
would be a nice little piece 01 property
to leave to tne cniuren, or set th-ni up
muiewitn. were the tree-sent down.
the place could be replanted. With bet
ter kinds of trees, and more time, a
greater price could be obtained. Ihe
trees to be used were maple and chest
nuts. Ine blotch are noted for mind
ing the " mickle" thst brings the
"muckle, and the ZaMerlanders are
the closest-fisted people in Europe.
That thev plant trees in countless thou
sands proves they have an eye on the
above cheerful
CHARLES BARNARD.
Systematizing Mental Labor. As a
marvellous instance of what one man
may achieve by doing systematically and
thoroughly whatever he undertakes, we
can not do better than consider the life
of Alexander von Humboldt There
was no part of the world he had not
viMted. and be bad been nowhere with
out acquiring the most ex'tct knowledge
of the whole country, its geology, its
animal life, its botany, all its physical
characteristics, as well as the language,
habits, customs, laws, religion, and his
tory of its ieople. He led this life till
be was ninety years of age, and even
then no fact, in any part of the world,
that had any bearing on scientific truth
escaiH!'J las notice, ms mind was a
museum, where all the knowledge that
ha 1 been brought into tbe world was
placed in order, carefully guarded, and
always ready for use. We are not wrong
in attributing the boundless learning and
prodigious memory of this great man to
his habit of systematizing his mental
labor, and to his power of self-concentration
; and to his lielief in the wisdom
of God. Scientific American.
There are about three million eight
hundred thousand head of c. ttle in
Texas, one-fourth being beeves, and the
other half yearlings and two-year-olds.
Seven hundred and fifty thousand
calves are branded every year. All are
raised on the great Texas plains, which
cover an area of 152,000,000 acres.
A capital business Lending money.
Appeal for Aid.
In view of the nrgency of immediate
and copious aid from the people outside
of the State, the following appeal to the
United States has been issued by the
Michigan State Relief Committee :
To ihe People of Ihe United &nes .- We
need instant and plentiful aid. From
12,000 to 15,000 people, at least, in the
State of Michigan, have lo-it their homes,
food, clothing, crops, horses and cattle.
On the night of the Chicago fire 2,000
people on the east shore of Lake Michi
gan, and 5.000 to 6,000 on the west shore
of Lake Huron were reduced to almost
alolute destitution. Within two or
three weeks other small settlements have
been blotted out The number of indi
vidual farm-houses, barns and frontier
dwellings which have been destroyed by
the all-prevading fires cannot from want
of information, be accurately calculated.
The aggregate we know to be enormous.
The fires are 6till burning, and new ones
spring up. The area of rum and devasta
tion is daily increasing, and much suffer
ing exists. A Jong, hard and cold
Winter is npproaching, and large num
bers of these people are accessible only
by water, and navigation will soon be
closed. Sciircely a month, or six weeks
at most remains in which to feed, clothe
and shelter them for the Winter season,
which extends far into the Spring.
They must be helped now, or they will
perish. They will need, too, in early
Spring, seed and implements for harvests
next year. A greater portion of them
mrst commence life entirely anew and
without preparation at the beginning of
Winter. Their isolation from tbe centres
of commerce and the meaus of communi
ca?ion makes the problem of relief more
difficult and nrgent The people of
Michigan have nobly responded to ap
peals which this misery has made to their
sympathy and generosity, but they are
sorely crippled, indirectly in their busi
ness by the Chicago fire, and directly by
the assistance given to the sufferers from
that calamity liefore they were aware of
tbe demands which would be made npon
them at home. Many of them, too, have
lost their resources by fires which oc
curred in this State." Iu their name.
an-1 on behalf of the victims already
known and many whom we fear are yet
unknown, we ask prompt and efficient
aid from our benevolent fellow-citizens
everywhere. Money and supplies may
be sent direct to Michigan Kalinf com
mittee at JJjtroit or Grand Kapids.
Wyoming's Great Legislative Joke.
The accident, for such it was, by which
woman suffrage became the law of Wyom
ing happened in this way : The President
of the Council of the first Territorial
Legislature of Wyoming strolled into the
office of the Secretary of the Territory
one morning in November, 1S69, to talk
about local politics. Woman suffrage
came in for its share of attention. Said
the Secretary, who was a staunch advo
cate of woman's right:
"Mr. President do you know you have
the greatest opportunity of any man in
America to immortalize yourself?"
"How?" inquired the piesident
"By introducing a bill to the council
extending the right of suffrage to wo
man," replied the secretary.
"By Jove! I'll do it if you'll draw up
the bill," responded the president.
"Agreed," answered the secretary ;
and Mr. President smiled the quiot smile
of satisfaction incident to the birth of a
new idea, pulled away at his cigar,
straightened himself and walked to the
Council chamber to poncler on his future
greatness. The bill was drawn, intro
duced and passed the first reading of the
Conncil more for the novelty and no
toriety than because its membars were in
its favor.
In the lower house, however, the bill
met opposition, and became the subject
of earnest dissension on the part of a
minority. The majority looked upon
tbe whole thing as a joke of the rollicking
secretary, and were disposed to let him
have his fun, while they would enjoy
the big supper promised them by the
secretary if they would pass the bill.
Thus the bill passed the House, not sup
posing the Council would confirm it on
it? final reading. The Council, however,
did pass the bill, whether from incliffer
;mce or to appear consistent with its
former action it is impossible to say, as
it is equally impotsibla to account for
most of the laws pa-.ed by this Legisla
ture ou any known hypothesis. But
whether joke or design on the part of the
secretary, the members of the House
were certainly victimizjd, for they never
got that big supper, and the bill did pass.
It only waited now for the Governor's
signature under the great seal of the
Territory to make this bill a law in the
land. In a few d lys the.bill was return
ed with his Excellency's familiar O. K..
and woman suffrage became loth a fact
and a law in Wyoming.
:
A Strange Case.
A sod incident occurred at Steulvn-vill-5
County Infirmary a few days a'o,
resulting in a horrible death, the bury
ing of a small lad named Murphy, aged
five years a reel-footed child, who was
des?rted by the mother to cloak ' er
shame. It appars that two other paunjr
children, name Philip Sheridan and Anily
Stewart, dag a large hole in the orchar d
adjoining the infirmary. After effecting
this part of tbe diabolical act tbe two
V ttle fiends, whose age-, were respectivo
ly five and ten years, repaired to tbe in
firmary grounds and canght tbe reel
footed' boy, and carried him to his living
grave. tshneKing, yet without power 01
being heard, tbe little victim was caught
by tbe young ex-curioners, and forced
into the hole. Holding him down thev
shovelved in the earth and stone upon
his writhing lodv, stifling his cnes as
best they could, until the poor deformed
body ceased to struggle, and the spirit
took its flight to Him who gave it. 1 he
two young murderers went back to the
house without informing any one of the
deed, and the buried boy's absence was
first noticed by Mr. Porter, the Supenn
tendent about one o'clock. Upon mak
ing inquiries, a lit'le black boy informed
him that Andy smart auu .run. onen
den had "buried 'Limpy'down in the
holler." On gomr to the spot Mr.
Porter found the in-wly made grave, and
below the surface the lifeless form of
little "Limpy. The little murderers
have been sent to the reformatory. This
is one of the saddest incidents we have
ever had to record.
Om Horsa as: Home. Savs Mrs.
Stowe : There are certain cnaracteristic
words which the human heart loves to
conjure with, and one of the strongest
among them is the phrase, "Our House,"
It is not my house, nor your house, nor
their house, but Uur House. It is the
inseparable tre who own it, and it is the
ire and the our tnat go a long way toward
impregnating it with the charm that
makes it the symbol of things most
blessed and eternal.
Houses nave their phsiognomy, as
much as persons. Tberj are common
place houses, suggestive houses, attrac
tive houses, and scientific houses, and
fascinating house?, just as there are all
c'.asees of persons. There are houses
whose windows seem to yawn idly to
stare vacantly there are houses whose
windows glower weirdly, and look at yon
askance ; there are bouses again, whose
very doors and windows seem wide open
with frank cordiality, which seem to
stretch their arms to embrace you, and
woo you kindly to come and possess
them.
Mayor Mason of Chicago, has issued a
proclamation appointifig a d ay of fasting,
humiliation, and prayer.
The Death of Nero.
One night Nero, dressed in women's
clothes, was in one of the palaces of
Bome, surrounded by his boon com
panions, male and female, indulging in
the most loathsome orgies, when a great
uproar was neard in the streets. A mes
senger was sent to ascertain the cause.
He returned with the appalling tidings
that Galba, at the hejtd of an avenging
army, was marching rapidly into Bome ;
tnat insurrection had broken out in
the streets, and that a countless mob,
breathing threatenings and slaughter,
were surging toward the palace.
The wretched tvrant as cowardly as
he was infamous, was struck with dis
may. He sprang from the table so sud
denly as to -overturn it - dashing the
most costly vases in fragments, he cried,
" I am ruined ! I am ruined !" and called
for a cup of poison. Suicide was the
common resnrt in those davs of the
cowardly in the hours of wretchedness.
Nero took the poisoned enp, but dare
not dnnk it He called for a dagger,
examined its polished point but had not
nerve to press that to his heart He
then rushed from the palace in his wo
man's grab, and with bis long hair flut
tering in the wind. 1 bus disguised, he
almost flew through the dark and narrow
streets, lctending to plunge into tbe
Tiber. When he reached the bank and
gazed upon its gloomy waves again his
courage failed.
Several of his companions had accom
pained him. One of them suggested
that he should flee to a country seat
about three miles from Bome, and there
conceal himself. Insane with terror,
bareheaded, in his shameful grab, he
covered his face with a handkerchief.
leaped npon a horse, and succeeded,
through a thousand perils, in gaining
his retreat. Just before he reached the
villa, some alarm so frightened him that
he leaped from his horse and plunged
into a thicket by the roadside. Through
briers and thorns, with torn clothes and
lacerated flesh, he reached the insecure
asylum he sought
In the meantime, the Roman senate
had hurriedly assembled. Emboldened
by the insurrection, and by the approach
of Galba, they passed a decree declaring
Nero to be the enemy of his country,
and doomed mm to death, more ma
jorum that is, according to ancient
custom. Some one of Nero's compan
ions brought him the tidings in bis hid
ing place. Pallid and trembling, he in
quired, "And what is death more ma
jorum ?" The appalling ' reply . was :
"It is to be stripped naked, to have the
head fastened in the pillorv, and be
scourged to death !"
The monster who had amused himself
in witnessing the torture of others re
coiled with horror from the dreadful
affliction. Seizing a dagger he again
endeavored to nerve himself to plunge
it into his heart A pick from the sharp
point was all he could summon resolu
tion to inflict He threw the dagger
aside and groaned - in terror. He then
strove to talk himself into courage.
"OaghtNero," said he, "to be afraid?
Shall the emperor be a coward? Ao!
Let me die courageously !"
Again he grasped the dagger, anxious
ly ' examined its keen edge, aud again
threw it aside with a groan of despair.
Just then the clatter of horsemen was
heard, and a party of dragoons was seen
approaching. Hisreireat was discovored.
and in a few moments Nero would be
helpless in the hands of ' his enemies.
Then there would be no possible escape
from the ignominious and agonizing
death. In the duliri'im of despair he
ordered a freeman to hold a sharp sword
so that he might throw himself violently
against it He thus succeeded in sever
ing the jugular vein, and his life blood
spurted forth. As he sank upon the
ground the soldiers came up. He look
ed at them with a malignant scowl, say
ing, " Tou are too late I" and died.
Thus perished this monster of de
pravity. It is said that this event took
place on the 19th of June, A. D. 63.
Many Christians at the time supposed
Nero to be-the An Christ The wretch
hud reign ad thirteen years, and died in
the thirty-second year of his age.
A New Theory. Some of the Eu
ropean astronomers are discussing a new
and interesting theory, namely, that
auroral appearance and the zodiacal
lights are in some way connected with
the phenomena of terestrial magnetism.
Dr. Balfour Stewart declares that in the
anti-trade winds he finds the moving
conductors required to produce the effect,
and suggests that as they pass rapidly
over the lines of the earth's magnetic
force they may be' regarded as the ve
hicles of an electric current possibly to
be lit np as atcnuated gasses are when
they conduct electricity. Iu this way,
he thinks, the phenomenon of the zo
diacal lizht might be produced. Then,
again, these moving currants will react
on the magnetism of the earth, which
may acconnt for the somewhat hudden
and violent changes that take place in
the earth's magnetism atthoEe seasons
when the great currents change most rnp
i ilv. as for example, the equinoxes. Dr.
S. also intimates that there may be' two
varieties of aurora, one corresponding to
stationary conductors under a very rapid
lv ehaiiffincr core, and the other -to
rapidly moving conductors under a con
stint core.
SmorJLAB. The bed of the Neusiedler
. in Germany, which since lJ6a tad
been quite dry, commenced suddenly in
September, 1870, to be filled with water.
It had been laid out into fields, which
well cultivatfd. and the Archduke
Albrecht. unon whose estate it issituated
had erected numerous farm buil lings for
hii tr-nnnts of m lssive granite. 1 he till
ing up has steadily progressed until at
the present writing, the lake is almost of
its former depth ; and only Here and
there a roof or a chimney appears aliovc
the water, which will soon el wi oyr
every vestige of what was once a thriving
and highly cultivated agricultural !-
caiiiy.
".fv Ppikxti. stori that terrible couh
and thus avoid a consumptive's grave by
using Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Dis
covery. For curing all throat, bronchial
nA l,,nrr liooiura it has never tec.ii
equaled. " Sold by druggists. . 569.
The Chicago insurance losses thus far
reported outside of that city are abont
thirty millions, over one-third of which
falls to New York and Brooklyn.
A case of chronic rheumatism of un
usual severity, cured by "Johssos's
Anodyse LnrniErr," is noticed by one
of our exchanges. A large bunch came
out upon the breast of the sufferer, and
appeared like part of the breast bone.
Chapped hasps, face, rough skin, pirn
pies, ringworm, salt-rheum, and other
cutaneous affections, cured, and the skin
made soft and smooth, by using the
Juniper Tab Soap, made by Caswell,
TTATt-nn ft Co., New York. It is more
convenient aud easily applied than other
remedies, avoiding the trouble of the
greasy compounds now in use.
Mistebt. The greatest mystery in
the world to us is that housewives will
use any other lightening, save J. Monroe
Taylor's Cream "Yeast Baking Powder.
The sweetest word in our language is
health. At the first indication of dis
ease, use well-known and approved reme
dies. For dyspepsia or indigestion, use
Parson's Purgative Pills. Fur
coughs, colds, sore or lame stomach, use
Johnson s Anodthb liniment.
nt
B
la
tanrl
own
al-etht
has
And
pr-d
i-equir.-d.
and.
Brightly Breaks the Morxtso of
new era in the annals of medicine. A
cohol will soon be banished from the
list of remedies, and only known as a poi
son. Db. J. Walker s California V in-
egab Bitters, composed entirely of
wholesome botanic ' extracts and juices,
are everywhere superseding the fiery
astringents, which no man or woman
ever yet took without bitterly repenting
their credulity. There is no disease
acute or chronic, in which the new tonic
may not be administered with beneficial
effect
Cabeful men always look out for first
class securities. For Railroad Bonds
paying you good interest write to
Charles W. Hassleb, No. 7 Wall Street
New York.
FINANCIAL.
Investment Securities.
J at Cooks A Co., are bow mlHt-k, and rcommvnd
a profitable a&d salt iaTaslaaent tor all elaaaes. th Pint
Mortfafc-a 7 -"JO Gold Boada of th Northern Pjciflo
Railroad Company, baarias Seraa and Three-TaDtba
par cent, gold mtret (morr than 9 prr cant, enrrmcr),
and asciired by Aral and onlj mortjraga on too antir
Bond and feqaipmenia, and on more than C3,KM Aeroa
of Land to entry mile of track, or fiOO Aeaar of Land to
each 1 1,000 Bond. The high tot enrreni prieo will be
paid for TJ. S. Frro-Twentiea, and aD other nurkstablo
Secariliee recsiTgd in exchange. Paraphtota. maps and
fall information, aa well aa the bonda themsotTea. will b
fnrniahed on applioation by Jay Coo A Co., Phila
delphia, New York and Washington, and by moat Banks
and Bankers throuboot tbe oonn r
The Markets.
NEW YORK
Brer Cattle Prime to Extra f .11 a .njj
Firm quality 11 Ha .11
Medium .10 a .11
inferior OS a .08
Milch Cowa. 35.04 .
liooe Live 07 a .V!H
Drenaed 09 a .10i
Bbekv ftt a 01 ,
Cotto Middling .18t .50
FLorB Extra Weatern S.6u a S S
Slate Extra 6.TS 7.10
Wheat Amber Western 1.60 a l eg
Stote l.w a l.ss
White Gtnr set Extra l.'S a I V
Bts Weatern 68 a .91
Bahlxt Bute 76 a 1 lis
Cons Mixed WMtera M a Mr
Oath Western...... .4 ) a .63
Poms Mcaa 13.50 als.00
Lsmr, a .11
Petsolsx Crude UH Refined .3SX
Bdtteb State 2fl a .2S
Oulo W. B .X a .18
" Fancy S4 a ,S
Western ordinary 30 a .33
Pennsylvania ftua... M a .37
Obeese State Factory IS a .18
" Skimmed .07 a .10
Ohio . .10 a .15
Eons State. .1 a .18'
BOSTON
-
Kxtra... ISO a 8 SO
Corns .... .77 a .78
Oats 68 a .70
CuuFdu 17.00 alg.O"
Labd 09a .11
BciTEm -Common 18 a .2J
Cbolce Lota .80 a Ait
Creese S a .13
Eoca Western .'. IS a .16
Laetcra 17 a .18
Obam bEEO Clorrr 10 a .10.'.
Timothy 5 90 a A 00
Bed Top A 50 a 8.08
Hat Choirs... SO. 00 a34.cn -
Common 30.00 a22.00
BUFFALO
Beff Cattle 5.75 a 7.50
RHEZr S.50 a 6.80
Hoos Lire 8.60 a 8.00
FVr .' . 4 50 a 8.80
Wheat So. 3 Sprtna 1.38 a 1.35
Cork 60 a .68
Oath 0 a .48
Bye .70 a .75
Kahili .60 a .86
10
ALBANY
Whaat 1.50 a 1.65
I:te Stai,- 90 a .
Corn "Vive-l. .73 a .75
B vrij-t stotr 81, a .90
; :a i-i - Mcr 48 a .45
PHILADELPHIA
Fiotb Penn. Extra 5.75 a 6 35
Wheat Western Had. 1.M a 1.10
White 1.60 a 1.65
PrrEoLEr Cm.li rUf refined. 24
BALTIMORE.
Ootteb Low Middliot) 18S .19
fxora r.xtra 7.50 a 8.00
W eat Amber 1.55 a l.ft
Cork 14 a .7a
Oats. .45 a .50
Sinking Fast.
Pel, miserable, dlaoonraaed. wiUioot relish for food.
w.tboot energy enouzh for exertion, yet with no acute
pain, or other specific indication of disease, how often 4o
see feeble inrxiids fadinx as it were out of life without
any apparent caoee. We any of them that they are
inline; fast," er ".inking gradoally. as the case may
. Bat there is no good reason why they shoo Id aink
at alt. Persons in this dead-alrre sUta simply want in
Tigoratin; and vitalizing. Nature, in a state of torpor,
demand help. Britrj out the rreerre of vitality in the
rystem, brace the nerre, tone the stomach, break np
the morbid trance of body and mind with a ooune of
Bcstetter'a Storatrh Bitten. It cn be done. It Iran
bean done in thousands of mstaneen. The effet npon
ths enervated frame ia electric 5evr give up, however
languid and broken down. R.-ra 'Oib-ir that for the ex
hausted, the dchihtatd, le desponding, thi- powerful
vegetable restorative b a genuine elixir. It 1e not a
mere stimulant that pr-rrokes a trAnsient flssh of vigor
in the system, and then leares it ia a mors depreaeed
condition th in before. It removes the caima of debility
by altering the secretions, and regulating the action of
the internal organs, aa well as re-enforcing them. It
a particularly valuable medicine at this season, because
it I3 antidota to the malaria which produces inter
mittent fever, bilious colic and other disorders of the
bowels prevalent in the fall.
WT-EMT.fVS MODEHV WATCH Keparr.
SJTtfOeipt of tl.2S.
aim. or a iu:ae. w,r
i-rnvinss. cdis ;ree nv r O.
A Williams A Co.. Pub.. B wton.
FOB SALF.-l'hi Isrcor part of fParkeva'e, Soa
auehAima Co.. Pa coitininff) over Gil at m ot
land with impr jvrn -ns. 6 dwelitnir hons-js, Luinher
mill. Fioor-ng mill. ham, shops, nrrhard, Ac Be-it
wat-r power-pond of It seres. Situarion healthy,
lovely. An int-ret in rhe mill pr jp -rty will be po.i1 to
good business mir- who will taxe charge thereof. A
velil from care is the moving motive. Terms of pay
ment may be m -d- av.
F.E.VJ. PARKS, Parkerale. Sq'q. Co.. Pa.
A MAN OF A THOUSAND.
A CONSUMPTIVE CURED.
When death was Lur!y Mct'-d f om Coosnmptitn
ail r 'merili a hvnr faJ. d, arcidetit led tn a decors?
whtrro'ov Dr H J .ine. cored his ony chi d. He bow
K.re this rtNp fr. on r ctmt of two stamps to raj
Pmlaelphia. Fa., einng r ime of piner.
G
Groat G
iucaim an t&e
onflairation.
A concv: Iiijtory of the Pa-T of ti inrt wonderful of
eiti snd a dt tild, ctrc iratnu ii .od viv.d acconr.t
it dei'nTcti"T bjr firs: wUi "c-nej. irc,.!ent-i. Ac
M-arv C'olt-p-t A C'iiarntrH;. Cit. Pihiorscf Cai-
t'effn J niHint. kutir iiTu.:r ir m rnou? a;n-- la-
trn on t.'w pt. Atf"" t
Aud.e--, DENX'S BKOS. A SMTTH.
A a born, 5. Y,
?m KILLED.
Thi G-.-eit
Family Medicine
the Age.
of
TAKEN" INTERNALLY CURES
liniMea Colds t'oagkt, Ac,
Weak Stooaack, General TJeblltty,
arla ere aieatfc.
Canker. I.I ver Complaint,
ltys persla er laeUgestloa.
Crasnp er Pale tn the steeaaek,
Hawel Cesnplarnt.
Painter's C lie.
Astatic holera.
ltlmrrttea.
aasl lryeeatery.
TAKEX EXTERNALLY CURES
Felon. I-slH. . OM Bores, Sere Rwrwa J
-is) jwetsnlfls, rnir-. -iirm 9wia
tnar f the Jolf . Riucwrns a.ntf 1 ec
.?r, UrskrM Hrest. Frosted Feet
mmd tliltblalns, I ooth . Pavlai
In the Face, ,earaUls
, sua! Khevnatlsaa.
THE PAIN KILLER
h wniMrml eonwnt allowed tn has won for itself a
reputation nrrnrp-id in th- history of nitdeal prrpa
rationa. it- mtntaneooj effect in the entire eradica
tion and extinction, of pun in all it, wried forms in n
dental to the human family, snd the nnsolrctted written
TnrtsJ testimony of the mamew in iu favor, are its
best advf tiwcjent s.
The iDtTedienu wfcich enter Into the P Af5 KILLER
beinir purely Tetretahle, render it a perfectly safe and ef
flcss'ions remerty. taken internally a- well aj fr Kiier!
application, when nrd accord ins1 to dirtjctsktna. The
stain npon lin-o from it nse in eirernai applica
tions is nradiiy rem med by wa-thinct in a little alcohol.
This raedicifM. justly ce'ehratel fnr the care of so
many of the affl ctmn modant to the bamaa famiiy.
now been before the public ,
ABOUT THIRTY YEAES,
has found its way into almost every eorn-r of the
wnrM - and wherever it is naed the same ODimon is ex-
of it r4l medics proDerties.
In any attack whr nrm :vt action npon the Astern is
the PIN KILLKR is invaluable. Its lmott
invitanraneous efi-xX in nlievintf puo is truly wooiriui;
when used accord: nc to directM?!, is Uu-- to its
A PAIN KILLKR.
a
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n-medf
wL.a, rertt. B. H. EcDaiu a Ot. OnaxwW
u... AJ..IA.S.. Friacim. Cal .ee ai C . auk H.
MILLIONS Bear Testimony la their
Weederfal Cwrsulve Effects.
They are not a vile Fancy Drink, Made of Peer
Rasa. Whiskey. Proof Spirits aaal Retasa
Llaaara dsctorel. spiced and sweetened to plea ir the
tarte. called -Tonka," "Appstljsrm." Restorers. -Ae,
that lead Uie tippler on to drunken rmspdrulrt.rjATt are
a true Medidn.mad from toe satlvs Roots and Herba
of California, free front all Aleehelle rill me
lanin. They are the GREAT B LOO ft) PrRI
FlERand A LIFE GIVING PRIXCIPLE,
a perfect Renovator and lnvia-orntor of the System,
carrying off all poisonous master and restoring tbeblomt
to a healthy condition Ho person can take these Bk,
tars according to dhsCtioM and remain lone snwsi,
provided their bone are not destroyed by mineral '
poison or other means, and the vital organs wasted
beyond the potnt of reonir.
They are a Gentle Purgative as weii mtn 3 -Tonic,
possessing, also, the peculiar merit of eotxna
as a powerful serene In relieving Cuficvetloo or Inftam
mation of tbe Liver, and all ths Visceral Orgsrta
FOR FEW A LK COMPLAINT!, tnyeungsf
old, married or single, at toe dawn of womanhood or at
the turn of life, these Tonic Bitters nave no stroBl.
Fer laaasnsaatery aad Chresrle R boa sea
tlsea aad Gaat. Dyaaceela er ladtgeetletv
Billons. Remittent and laterwaitteal Fs.
Tern. Disease ef the Bleed. Liver. Kid
neys and Blndder.these Bluer have bem most
uccessfiiL Bach Illnesses r csnsrd by T iHsted
Bleed, which is generally producrd by dersngesen
of the Digestive Organs.
DYSPEPSIA OR l.NDIGESTiew Bssd
scba. Psia in ths Shoulders. Coughs. Tigbtnew . .oe
Chest. Sixxlneas, Sour Eructations of the Stomach.
Bad Taste in the Mouth. Bilious Attacks, Palatiatwn ol
the Heart, Ianamssatmn of the Lanas. Pain m the-re-gionsof
the AMoers. and a hundred o'osr painful syms
loma, are ths oflspringsof Djtpspsia.
They invigorate ths StomacJ) and stimulate torpid
Liver and Bowels, which reneer tbem of uuqnalled
emcacy in cleansing the blood of all impurrrJea. and Im
parting sew life and vigor to the whole srvtsm.
FOR SKI X DISEASES. Emotions. Tetter: San
Hbeum, Blotches, Spots, PimMea, Pastalea. Bolls. Car
buncles, Btng-Worms. Scald Bead. Bore Bras, gipirps
Iss, Itch. Scurfs. Biscoioratioua of the akin, flumors snd
llisessss of the Skiu. of wuatever name or nature, are
llterailv dug op and carrieJ out of the system in a abort
time bv the n.eot these Bitters. One bottle in such
eaees wit', convince toe most lnereduioua of their eusa
tlvs affects. ,
Clsaasethe Tluated Bieod whenever yoa.nad aa im
parities berating through tbe akia m Pimples, Krun
tioos or Sores : eleanas It when you find rt obatruetsd
and sluggish ia the veins: cleenee It wbsa it la foal,
and your feelings will tell youwhea. Keep the hlouu
pure, and ths health of ths system will fallow.
Pla. Tape, aad other Worms, lurking la the
system of so many thousands, sre effectually daetrored
and removed. Says a distinguished physiologist.
1 0 ere is scarcely an individual upon' ths nee of the
earth whose body is exempt from ths ptveence of
worms. It is not -upon ths healthy elements of the
body that wornn exist, but upon the diseased humors
and slimy deposits that breed these living monsters of
disease. No Srrbnn of Medicine, no vermifuges, no
anthelmintics will free the system from worms lffce
these Bitters. ,
J. WALKER, Proprietor. R. B. McDOSALD A CO.
Dragsists and dsn. Aeents. San Irenetsco. CsJimrBsa,
aad M and 34 Commerce Street. New York.
Kg-SOLD BY ALL PRUWHSTS AND D E AI. EM
RUPTURE!
Rsld aad ourrd br Dr. tormaD'a Pnttrai Appliance
gvod Compound. Critic 607 Kro-vdway, N. Y. Send J0o.
for book with Dhotorrap2c Hk of naes Won tvod
alter ear. w.tb-Henry ward Becher oaa. Irw4 aad
port mi t. ewar of trjljnir hno-term. ho praMnd t
have baeii asaiunt of Pr. SUZKM&S.
8 O'CLOCK.
OPIUM EATERS.-tfJenrede
habit, etddratw T. E. CLAhyK M. P.. Vt. V"wm. O.
MtrXX eft CO.. PnhlimhM-'. .
-AstTMBft, 37 Park Rcrm, . ., obtain
Patents 9mTtrm. Twontr-fi"
Tear' PiBwnenc. EvvrrtninaT orran-
dantsai. &eod for Ktssnr T,t anH OnH Ko 1nvim.
't ly eaap.?a na oar grsat rVpa. l.lM
I lit t i'!urwd weekly SO veara eefuaeti
Aa-enti make fiUS a day. Send for tttmrT . 3 v
tie. H.rovvell. Mm. '
Agents! Read This! .
WE WILL PAY ASEXTA HALAJ I
if ef ajui4 per week and axpfn.ee. or alio- s
large commtssioD. to sell our new wonderful inranCHi s
AHnre. M. WAGNER I'll- Marshall. Ml ok -
Sti.weTWh fer nr-elaa Pianos.
Sent on trial.
? 7 Agents.
Address V. S. P1AXO Co.
e
Brosawsy. T.
TJ".? THE BEST PERWA.fElT
J U It Agency, addreaa Bu U. Wane. Pais
AfJESTt WANTED POB
THS TEAR OF BATTLES.
Tbe Historrof the War bet weeo Fraaoe and Gwmany.
embrac-nir also Paris onW the common, 150 illastra-
Tne ooiv oomitte work
t ions ; l43 papr- : pnea, mZBO : 5 -0G0 copies already sold.
ISothinaf equal it to aeJJ.
Makinii- 10,'Ot cootes oer month now. In Enetirtli and
rK.
w. in
uerman. Tenn an?o-aJvt. Outfit f L2t. Adiireea H.
a GOODSPEED CO.. 37 Park Row, 5w York.
FAHMEES' PAINT
We are muiafattur: : fen smwrior Paint as half
th price of ordinary .nta. It it) Brown, but by the
addition of drr paint : ena be made litrofer or darker. It
ia mixed nadif for i, and is sold hj the galioa. It m
mutable for bouses, barn's fence, freight oars, d spots,
botiera. smoke stactcfl, rof roK Ac. We lm loano"
facture our celebrated BEAUT HOOFIWG for
ooveritur ail description of rooita. For pnos tiatav amm
Pjes, etc.. address the Readt Rx)mo (:x. So. M
ConrtUndt Srret-t. 'ew York. .
BURDSALL'S
ARNICA LINIMENT.
Aa lavsi liable Onre lor
Sums. Scalds, lSprain.i,
RUEtMATISV. FLAMMATIO..k. '
A iriffle application ailajs the pain from a bora the
instant it is applied.
HO FAMILY SHOULD BE WITHOUT IT.
EVERY FARMER
Is iavit'd to send his sooVew and receive Wee aasl
Ieetase Paid a cony id the
American Farm Journal,
The most Practical, the Be and r'hapest Dra5rstd
4.TTOultiirsJ pp?r in the United States. Onlj tS
Cents per Tear, bead fx" a arrev-tmen or.ny. Address
MtT.r.K LOCKV .. O..
ToIMo. Oaio.
KEJ)UJTJ0 OF PRICKS.
TO CONFORM TO
REDUCTIONS OF DUTIES.
Great Saving To Consumers
BT 6.ETTIXO TP CI-TBS.
S Send for ear 5ew Price List and a Clan form will
aocmnpany it. eoDUimiis full d-reetiou.. making a lira,
saving feeoutkttiroen snd remorierstive Co elob organiser.
THE GREAT AMERICAN TEA CO.
81 A OS VtEY STREET,
P. O. Boi 5643. KW TOUR
5JUOK AGENT WASTCB.
SLS- rUK ISO IE. AM) POPULAB
KNOTS UNTIED
Or. The FIiddits Lite of AvErttc-ji Drrecrrrsi. It
dirve:oPM the w:ioleD-t(eotireaym. Twe .tjr thooaaad '
oop. St'Id in thirty diya.
A UOeUAA'aS PI LG KIM AGE
ToTHeH. LTLa-D.br Mrs. 8. M. GrtwM. Tors wort
irives ser experience-, darin a tour thronrn Europe and
the Kvtt, in company with "Mark Tw.in" aad the
"Qn-.k-'-r Cuy ' pariy. We ofTr eitra t Tint iH rrr mr-R-f-i
tv A Tent-. S-nd far circalar-, J. j. Bl'RB,
HYDEAI P., Cnicsgo. Hi and Hi'tfo-d. Conn.
THEA-NECTAR
IS A PURE
BLACK TEA
With the finw TV Flmimr. TbS
t-f-t Tee, Import-Mi. For mml" r
rHrr. And for sale wnolc-valeonly
hv th" S.rea.t Atlantic mmd
Pavel He Teat Cat. K ' hnrch Rl.
New York. P. O. Rox,
Meet aaais, Creeds Hi aTerabnt there are m dimM s
tr irm the Kerai principle, that a areat meditun. is
great b:eriinr. We have many of thee blr-wrura. t
araonc them all, in the province to wbkJ it beiotaga, -o
fpvatear than
TOTint'f EfferrenceDt Saltier Aperient.
column would not enfflce to eonmerste the ailwe
for which it is pivbcribd by physicians of the hib st
taodin. It doe not belon? o the clae onai ij
termed patent nwdiciricw, bat ir .s an article based on a
entinc analy'S and will at-nl toe text the ahar- et
and most rijrid medical er aci-an as a ifnartic, a st av
achic, an auti-frbrle prrparatioa. and an adintr tie
t-irail biiion-" complaint. Let there ave
sslatavke. Heenre the areavlne stitiele e lw.
BY ALL UKUtiOliil.
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