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THE FAITHFUL LOVERS.
I'd been iwit from tier three yea
Anil I returned to And my Mary trae;
- And though I d question her, I did not doubt that
It nil unnecessary to to do.
'Twaaby th chimney-corner we were allllne:
"Starr." d I. "" T"" "n elweya
"Franlv,"eeehe, JwM pausing In her aoltUng;
"1 dnii'l think I'Teniifaltfifnl bsnto Ion:
Bill fur the three leara past I'll tell on "but
I'v. douej lVn say U l ie been true or not.
"When And yoa If ft, my trlrf tin uncontrollable,
Aione I mourned my miserable lot,
Anil ml who aew me thought me Ineoneoleble,
tillCanlaln Cliff ml came from AMeraholti
To flirt whh him amused me while 'Iwm newj
I don't comil that unfauhfulneae. I0 yra J
"Thenett oh f let me W-Wl Wvanlte Phlpps,
I nift htm at my nnrle'a, Cnrl-lmae-nde;
An 1 'neath the ml-tleto, where Una meet Up.
He pave me hlft fltat ale" and here she elirhed;
"We rlared alt weeke at unole'e bow time flew I
1 don't count that unfalUiftilnesa. Do yon
" I ord Cecil Foeamote, only twenty-one,
l.-nt me Ma Itorae. On. bow we rode and raredl
We coared the dowu-ee rodo to hounde aurb
And often waa Me arm abont my waM
Th it waa, to lift me up or down, lint who
M ould oonnt that uufaltlifulneaa t lo J on ?
!Io yon know Reppy Vere I Ah, bow be aiti-e I
We tucl 'iwm at aptmlc. Ah, eilrh weather I
Be gave me, look, the Atei of lliese two rln,.
Wheu we Were loat In C'tlefden w.sl.le together.
Ab, what a happy lime wr spent, we two I
I don't oount laal tilifallhtulueaa to yon.
"l're yet another ring from him. IVyoneeo
The plain goH chvlct that la shining bi-ref"
I took her hand; "Oh, Mary I Can It he
That you ', g.ioth ahe, Tht 1 am Mrs. Vere.
I deo'l count Oat iintalthfiiliieta. IM yon ?"
"No." I replied, "or mm marritd ton."
THE FAITHFUL LOVERS. A STRANGE WARNING
BY T. H. S. ESCOTT.
Wo were sitting in wlmt was called by
Cotltteay "Mr. Krunk'a alndy." but whieb
nii lu reality Ihe aruoking-room of the
Yicur.iga, Into at night; three ol tis- niy
brother, Frank Mniuwuring. my cousin (Iny
(Wvayse, and luvsolf. titty we hit I lie til
er of us aetn for years; not, I think, Bin
tlieold dava when he ukoi! trampeiid pnitef
V..n..i..n . ii..v..iuv ...! i...t,..,t
us to unnili'iUle the game in which mvpoor
..!...'. -.. .,i. i. ,... V'ronb
ai.d I had aeidotu lint of lute, for our patus
were different; he my father's rnmte, and
I bnt juat returned. bron:d And altered by
seven years beneath au Indian aim.
Keturned, too, to find the heavy hand of
death just closing npon the Vionr.igo. A
t le;raui waited mo at Southampton, bid-
tiiug me conic with all apeed. for my lather
waa fast ainking. I was in time, however
- just in time to receive bia farewell hlta-
aino .mid to nroaa m lina In tlio ot,l mmi'a
forehead eie it waa c ild in death. We hud
only btuicd biui timt morning; and on the
previons evening we were all of us a little
surprised At recuiving a measngo from onr
I'oui-in Ouy, who had thought was iu
Algeiia, auying that lie wonld Iw with us
by ten next morning to follow his nnclo'a
cor) so to tho grave.
It waa one of my father' peeuliarilica,
that during his whole, lifetime he had nl
wiiv been aitignlarlv reserved on mutters
of bnsinesa: bnt I w.ia very much aurnrised
to hear from Frank tlmt tuy fntlier had tiot
in the course of hi illtiess tiven even Mra.
uia favorite son, any information as to the
position of his affairs. As I have said, the
luuenil had Liken plaee that morning; but
the will bad not been totuul. Drawers and
desks had been searched tor days, over
And overagnin, but it was uowhere discov
erable. That A will existed both my motb
er and Frank were convinced. Iron) the oc
casional hints of it which my father bad
thrown out Much depended on it; fortiie
living, my father's own, hail been .'nng in
the family, and there was other property,
tho disposal of which it could not but seri
ously all' et
While I had been dressing that vory
morning. Frauk knocked at iny door, anil
entered the room with the words.
"Arthur, yoa are so skeptical on all these
luattera. that von will mile when von her
whit I have to say, but, as I liv I iawyour
father lust nighti Yes, Arthur, tli poor '
old governor stood by my bi dide, jut aa
I have seen him a thousaud times, and
said to me in a voice tlmt sounded perfect-
It natural, 'Fruuk, my dear boy, you want
the will; you "ill flud it with my papers of
orders. I wished to tell you ao the other
night, wLen )ou were with Arthur ia tLe
ktndv: but von were smokoirr ami tulliin.r
And I could uot interrupt you.' And then,"
contiruea trunk, "he said, 'God bless you,
my dear, dear son,' just ns he used to iy
every night when I gave bira his bej-cau-
dlo. It was as real oh life."
This was Frank's story. Duringthe day,
A may be easily imagined, we had had lit-
tie tune to think or talk further ot it; b nt
now that the fearlul ordeal of the fuucral,
which we all dreaded so uinch for my poor
mother's sake, was over, our thoughts and
conversation had naturally reverted to it, '
and Frank had only that minute narrated f
to Ouy (iervayse, in precisely tho suue
which I have given abov the story
which he had already told m.
I noticed as he listened that a curious !
look came over the nureadalde count- u-
ance ol Ouy. Ho said nothing, but there I
was A strange sort of twitching about bis I
nostrils. And A contraction about his fore-
head, which plainly indicated that he felt
much. I'erhoj he pnffed away at Mb pine
A littleqnu iter thau usual, but that was all.
I own 1 was skeptical,
"My dear Frank," I said, "you know we
have examined all the documents, and not
even I lie paper cr rdcr ore to be found.
We have nnuted hiuh and low. and nn tnu-a
of them is visible I very much fear that
your dream will be purposeless. What !
yon, Ouy?" j
But Guy waa still silent, only there waa i
same strange preoccupied look about I
his face. Presently F'rank threw away the
end ol his cigar into the midat of the logs i
which, were blazing upon old-fashioned
dogs, lit his candle, and bade ns good- ;
Ho was not a man to say much, wo my
cousin Ouy Oervayse a curious, iiupeue-
trable character-A man who was nt all
tnues given to actions rather than word, I
who had been at most place in the courso
of bis roving life, uud who spent hi-i limu
roaming up and down Europe, and out of
Kiimiw, as his fancy took bim. We nsed !
to bu almost alraid ol him as boys. There
seemed ubout him a desperate fixity of pm- j
Iioae which waf diuost orue). And us I I
that nigh, on the scarred face, and ,
noted the penetrating expression of that !
cia passionieiji eye, and saw the man's i
lips set like steel, I thought thut anyone ,
who might happen to cross bis purpose
would huve assuredly a poor time of it.
"Arthur," he aaid at last, "if I were
you, I would renew the search for those
"Yon think there's something in Frank's
story, after all? I scarcely expected to find
you a proselyte to the theory of revelation
But Ouy was still silent, though bis
countenance spoke for bim and mai.e me
anxious to know what histhoughts'were.
"I ll tell von a iiurv nl.nni .Iran,,, i . '
mar, ne suiu. atier u long pause, cuttiugi
ma wuue a case oi iiinvemiisn as an inui
Atory step toward a now pipe; "a dream
which I had once, which didn't end with
itself uo. by Heaven! if you oars about
The offer was bluntly made, but it be
tokened an extraordinary degree of com
municativeness on Guy's part, and I wal
not reluctant to Accept it. The man, a
have said, wag iu some sense an enigma to
ns all. Whatever lie bad done, where he
had been, were fact which he chose to
keep te himself, and on which be would
carely oare to have closely qaeeiioned him.
But the story of the dreuiu whioh Ouy Oer
vayse told me now was in no small meas
ure the story of hi life. Such as it is, I
will relate it, nsing ah much as 1 can the
very words nsed by Ouy himself and ke
wasted very few iu the narration, that yon
may be sure ot
"I Buppose it was," Ouy Oervyse began,
'because, poor child, she seemed to need
Aome one whom she could cling to, and
would defend her, that she was Attracted
towards m in the first. Poor Bibyl Heav
o know whether she could bavebeeul an
py with me she might have been AXid
the child grew to love nie. But it was not
to be: you know I've been a good deal
I a tuero. lun evening txplaiueil his
; change of demeanor, the brute bad taken
to brandy. That uigbt I ooald not sleep,
or if at times I went off into au uneasy and
! rltful slumber, I fancied I could hear the
sound of moaning, which disturbed me,
H"d would, were I ptlier man than I am,
have aluin-t terrified mo.
"Well, the next day Lorimer had to look
At aome horses at A distance, and Mybil
walked out into the grounds with me.
Tburo was a kind of arbor iu one portiou
o' them, utmost overhiinging a sheer preci
words pice of several hundred feet, A lonely place
enough. Beyond and below was the sea,
ami a little out in the ofUng was the yacht,
Oreat Heaven, how altered the child was!
All the brightness in her eye had gone
out, and I could see us I looked at them
now,' she aaid, 'that he has taken to bran,
dy, I sometimes think iu tit of mad jeal
say oimy he will kill me. I am sure be would.
if ue saw me here.' While she was spcuk
the ing, the child cast a glance of feveribh
longing npon the UeaFan, myyacht, in the
distance. I knew what it meant knew
that but a word wo wanted from me.
Oreat Ood! wbut was I to do? ' uud a look
iif unutterable anguish cuma over Ouy
Oervayae's face, "Hod I said that word,
it would have ruined her; yet I would now
give worlds to have said it. 0 Ony Oer-
vaysc,' she cried piteously, 'who will help
met" And her head dropped npon my
"There was a step at this momonton the
pathway. It was Lorimer. 'So I have
found you, madam:' that was all he said;
but tho look of fiendish hate and 'he glare
of jealous rage which came over hi bloot
ooked ed countenance, I shall uot forget,
"Something impelled mo not to leave
amongst the) Oriental. and Arisroef M th
sum of niv creed. Her face -but I'tl soon
er not thiuk of her face. Well, the ehonld
have beon toy wife. And It might hare been
A different world to both otus; but there
were meddler. I pnnished on of them:
ho'll t least do no more.
"Lorimer wa A ooundred And A coward
by natnre; be wan A favorite with the world,
for he bad what the world approve of on
limited wealth. The J toadied him At Eton ;
and when he onght to hare been expelled
from I) x ford he lotmd dome infernal tool,
who for a Rood round anm of money took
tho whole matter on himself. Porbapayon
may bare Keen the man in town aome ten
year ago A hnge hulking fellow with An
nuhenltliy conntonanee, lip full of lust,
red hair, and eyei like a flail. If o yon will
remember how mother And daughter need
to run after him because be had richly
thousand A tear, lint the man waa full of
running, and waa not ao easily to becangbt.
The first time I had aeon him foryeara waa
in the Neville' drawing-room. He bad met
them, it aeenia, abroad nt Florence, I
think, I could ewe nt dure that the fellow
came there beoanso of Sibyl tl ere waa no
mistake in that. Ni vilhi himself waa A
spendibrilt an I men are beginning to won
der how loug be would hold out agninsttlie
"Of conrse, 'twas the old atory. Yea, t
told the child 1 loved her; but ahe could
only cry; ao Ikis-ed her sweet lip, and
abe clung to nie as if her btart would
'O Ouy,' ahe mid, 'Ihey make nie mar
"A poor weak foul," coutmned Ony, ''I
daresay you'll think, to be persuaded. But
Iwbat in a girl lo do against the designing
of A shrewd father ami A mother who ia the
incarnat ion of cruel cleverness? Mind you,
'tin not with A woman aa with A man; the
ofte cannot, the other can, at at naught
the command nf parents. And they bad
tried to poison her against me. Perhaps
in aome uieasnre they hd aueeeeded; but
If nothing clue did, that patting--how
plainly I enn aee it all, And feel her cling
ing kieseanowl showed ui how much she
'tluv, pitv, pitTT alio said, les, I did
pity her", lor 1 knew tho aort of future ahe
iniL'ht rxi et 1th Lorimer. I knew, from
the curssd look of venomous jealousy whieh
ovctstir.ad hia yellow greasy fa;e when he
" ernia on which I waa with the
whole family in the drawing-room, now
; he would wntchher f.mtateps and dog her
! doing.; how there waa no trust in the man
"N think of that now. They
! ere married, and Neville fully Attained
t hi object of freeing but estates from the
doSCeudatlta Of I"rael. About theaatne
time I went ou a long yaehting crnso np
! tho Mediterranean, and then in and nbout
the coast of I'aleslme. Thought of Kibyl?
: Via, poor child, often enough, But what
good could tlint dny I met some men nt
Corfu, who told inn (hat Mra. Lorimer did
not go out a great ileal in town, that Lori
iner aeemed to keep her iu to an absurd
I extent, and that they were now staying at
a villa which I. "rimer had bought on the
Adrintio hide of the Italian coast. As I
'any, 1 wsa beating about with no particular
object iu new, anil it ws accnlcnt aa mucn
anything cle which it-duced mo to aail
the vacht in that direction on hr home
ward trip. As luck would have it, wo bad
scarcely got farther then the Calnbriiiu
coast when n heavy atorui compelled us to
pat in. A glorious spot, and a perfect nat
ural harbor. The high clill, blonraing
with citron And orange trees, surmounted
by A lonely looking bonse. I asked it
name: 'The villa of the F.ngli.-h aignor
"Kismet once more,' I whispered to
ms-li. I had not been au hour on land
when I met Lorimer. His manner towards
tn was entirely changed, No trace of sus
picion or reserve; his ait was that of gen
uine hearty horpitality. I must come to
his villa ntouce;they were quite alone,
and Mrs. Lorimer would be delighted to
see nie. Well, I went; nor do I know
whether I ought to be ylad or aorry that
"l'oor child! how ahe trembled when she
sw u"w '""r baud shook! how im
ph ring was the glance of her eye, as i
praying mc to have bet from what, or
whom? I would stay for at least one or
,wo days, wmild I not? That she said wheu
Lorimer bad left the room. I noticed that
in spite of his effusion of manner towards
' me, she scarcely dared look At me when ha,
that they were red and heavy with recent
tears. But I saw more. The breeze blew
back A portion of ber ligntsleeve.aud there
across her arm, was A livid blue murk u of
A blow with a whip. She saw that I bad
noticed it, and the tears came.
'Arthur, if there is one moment in my
life which I have wished to live over mmm
it is tliut hhe told mo t-vervlhino. 'Ami
the villa i routignothat eveuiug. At night
L'iriiner resumed bislormer good-humor
towurds me, and finally drank so deeply
iuui uia senses were overnowered. Wm
the fellow went to bed, and I to my room.
i uuu iiin oeeu mere A dozen minutes wheu
there wus a light tup at my door. It was
Sibyl. There she stood, with those loug
golden trusses flouting down over the robe
of spotless white, 'Ouy,' she said, 'I have
stolen away for A minute he sleeps so
heavily now to iiunlore von to leave hero
to-morrow. He will kill meifvou stuv:
i. .. i , i . . . . "
ion, w miy, oouiu you not uo near nie?
dou't go f ,r.' I took her noor eoldhaml in
, u uu " ueipiessiy
sue lett me.
"What w'us I to d. ? How ofteu have I
cursed myself for all tliut I did, and for All
that I did notl Well, I determined on
leaving, and cruising about the immediate
ly contiguous coast. Aud now I come to
the close of my story and my dream. Ah,
Arthur, that dream!
"We wero ten or fifteen mile from the
villa Frontigno, and I was asleep in the
cabin. But I saw it makes my blood run
cold to think of it as plainly us my eye
conld see, Sibyl, not standing before me,
but prostrate, her golden lock streaming
over the same white robe in which she bad
last mot my eyes, And the red blood oozing
from A gash across those fair features. I
could see it As clearly a I see you now.
Yea, prostrated indeed lay the body; but
there mounted from it A fierce cry for ven-
ounce blood for blood! I could see more;
could Aee Larimer, with the blood on bis
baud, and the blood on the long Italian
knife whioh he bad just sheathe I, Yet I
wa impotent to strike. Even in my dream
eould feel the ttgouy of that impotence.
awoke struggling, with the words 'Blood
for blood!' ou my lip.
"Well, I wanted to run the 8eA Fas
shore; but we had hali a gala, And before
morning we had been beaten ont at leaat
twenty miles further than we were at night
It was two day before we managed to
make the land at the villag close to Lori
raor'a house. Th first tlnng I heard waa
ihAt the English sipnor And eign irA had left
on the previous morning, and all their
servants had gone after them, for England.
.'But I could not and would not leave
without seeing th place myself. I walked
nptothe villa, and fonnd it closed At every
entrance. There was rot a trai of a liv
ing oul Abont it. I wa determined to
enter it. At last, after walking round the
building once or twice, I saw that it was
possible to climb np to A window, which I
at one recognised a that of my former
leeping room, by mean of A light lattice
trailing it, if it ronld only bear my weight.
I got np, I opened the casement, and in A
nnnnte I wa In ti e loom. At once I
found my way to the apartment which I
knew to "have been that occupied by Lori
nier. Everyth:ng there bore traces of de
parture; but there wa no disorder, no con
fusion, nothing to bear eut the testimony
of my dream.
"Still I wa not satisfied, And I resolved
"In one corner of the room stood A pon
derous iron-clasped closet, of Italian make,
and of A great size. It shnt withA spring;
but I found the secret of it, and threw
open the lid. Oreat God I there wa the
realization f my dream; there, in that
snowy robe, waa the body of Sibyl, with
the tangled max of golden hair; there was
the face gashed with the deep wound which
I bad already seen, discolored all over with
the dark stain (bat teemed to cry aloud for
"From that chamber I departed with the
intention ol immediately giving the alarm.
But my mind wal distrrssed, and 1 wander
ed I scarce knew whither, till I found my
self immediately in tront of the arbor in
which Sibl Lorimer only few days ago
bad sat beside me.
"Once more I heard Hep, the same
step I had already heard there. ( tuiued
round and aaw Loiimer.
' 'Dolt I idiot!' ho rvlaime.l, 'have you
come here to meet your death? Do you
not tliink (ht I watched yoa enter the
hotiKO, Hint I know you went into that
chamber in which she lies dead -dead, uud
killed with that name instrument which
shall deal yon, too your d' ath ?" Aud I saw
him Hash the long Italian blade which I
had seen once before in my dream.
"I anticipated the movement, and seized
his wrist just ah he was iu the net of strik
ing the blow, else you would scarcely bear
me tell yon this. There was not A inoni'iit
to lo-e. Then came a struggle - a struggle
for existence. He wa A powerful man.
and hi grip was like iron. We were fust
approaching the extremity of the pieoi
pice, I on the side of its brink. A moment
more, and all would have been over. His
foot slipped, and he fell prostrate. There
on the ground luy the knife. I seized it,
"No, thank God, the stain of Mood is
not on my hands. Lorimer rose, but wheth
er it was insdurss or despair, or whether
he lelt that I was more tlinn bis m itch, I
know not I looked ronnd; be bad disap
peared. The limn had throw u Miiim II
from the brink of the rock, five hun
dred feet bifch, into the ooeuti beneath.
"For the rst well, rover mind the
rest It was the dream I wanted to tell
you about, apprnpoi of that hnsiuens of
yours. If 1 were you, Arthur, ns 1 saiit Ik
lore, I would lensw the search lor those
papers iu every possible quarter (o-inor
And Oxy Getvayse kuorked the ashes
out or his pipe, ana became silent anil Im
penetrable a ever.
Well, Frank and mvself took the ad
vice of our consin. We did renew tho
search for the will; what is more, we
found It among precisely those papers
which were Indicated to Frank by bis
ghostly visitant As for the truth of these
two dream. I can At least vouch for thai
of one; and a for theother, Ony Oervayse
is cot given to romancing.
How it Bothered an Englishman.
From the Boston Commercial Bulletin.
The uttsr iguorunce of the F.nglish of
the signification of American slung ex
pression often causes some curious scenes
between them and lankee buyers in l.ug
lan 1, who seem to thiuk that because their
language generally is understood, all their
Americau Idioms will be. An expert lon
er, junior partner in one of our large Am
erican biros. At a recent visit to bis coire.
pondeut in An English manufacturing city
wa complimented by the senior partner ot
tne house, who Insisted on personally
showing the goods to bis American pur
chaser. "There sir," said Dowlas, throwing out
A roll of goods, "what do you think of
"O, that' played ont," said the Ameri
can. "It's what?" said Bull.
"It's played, I tell you," said hit cus
tomer. "l'luyed, ah I really we call it p'.ml,
h'yar iu Eugluud; but this isn't plaid
plud. you know."
' No," said Yankee, "I dou't mean ;!.
I mean 'ter say it' 'gone up.'"
"Oh, no," said Britisher, "uot.atall; it
has not gone up quite the contrary. We've
tukeu oil' from the price."
"liver the lett; It s threepence too high,
"No doubt of it; but onr neighbors you
know on tne lelt are not manufacturers, yoa
"Very likely; but I dou't care to bo
'stuck' when I get borne."
"lteully. Most extraordinary. Is it as
dangerous iu New York, as the newspapers
"Yes, but I don't want these goods. I've
got someulready that will 'knock the spots
"But, my dear sir, there's uo spots on
the goods, I assure yah. Thoy are perfect"
"Well, well, suppose we 'switch off on
these goods, aud try something elan,"
"Certuiuly I" and the Englishman, to the
infinite Amusement ol the American's frieud
called in a clerk with a wisp broom, and
directed bim to 'snitch off nny dust he
could fiud, while be proceeded to show
'There," said the Euglisbman triuuip
Aully, spreading out another fabria, "there
is the baudsomost piece of goods iu Eug
luud, only 'orf i guinea ya d."
"leuu't see it, suid bis customer.
" 'Can't see it?' why you ere looking
straight at it ; however, suppose jou tiy
the light of this window."
, "So, I don't mean that," (aid the Auieii
ean, "I buven't got the stamps for such
"'Stamps?' no stamps required but a
bill stamp, which we are happy to fur
nish." This misunderstanding might have con
tinued longer had not one of the younger
members of the bouse, seeing bis senior's
perplexity, rescued the Americau and "put
him through" after the wanner of his coun
trymen. KwrTZEMLAND. The name of the Presi
dent elect of the Federal Oovernuieut of
Switzerland, whose dtuth on December
VWth ha been announced, was "Victor
Rueffy," and not Victor Huffy, as transmit
ted by the Atluntia cable. Victor Hueffy
was Vice President of the Federal Oovern
uieut of Switzerland in 1809, aud on De
cember 10th bad been elected President for
1870. The exeontive Authority ol Switzer
land consist of a Federul Council of seven
members, appointed by the Federal Assem
bly for three years. . Tho President and
Vice President of this body are elected lor
only one year.
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imo uroa iinaue, ana tne uaiisaya gives a
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and Depression of Spirits. Manufactured
only by CAWWELL, HAZARD k CO., succes
sors to Caewell, JUok A Co., New York. Hold
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country number 3,ftoV.
Holiday Visits—Business of the Year-
Receipts and Shipments—Prospects
City Plow Works—Births, Deaths
City Plow Works—Births, Deaths and Marriages-Rain Fail-Population
City Plow Works—Births, Deaths and Marriages-Rain Fail-Population-Amusements.
OttiOAOO, Jan. in, 1870. -The holidays have
fiaaanil, leaving a p!neant remembrance be
iltnl them. New Years' dty was observed as
uanal, the p actios of calling being kept np
with consmoralilo cral. Thero was lo-s
fhiiikfng t in last yesr, and fewer entertain
era offered lne or strong drtuk with their
of the past year In this city fools up vory
satisfactorily. The volume of business done
in 19 considerably exeerds that of 18ii8
though flio ilecline In prices has made the
cash amount of sle less tlisu if therfl hid
been no decline. For instance, the Increase
in tho volume of dry gonrta anles bus beon
shout 12 per cent, wh'lo tho cash inert aac
has been but 8 nor cent. The total whole
sale sah s or all kinds amount tniKl,nno.OiO
The rt eeipts of merchantable commodities,
Im-ln Itng grain and iuinl er, foot np 41.V
(115,(100 an Increase of 18,luO,000 over 1HCH.
The manufactures of tho city, mmn nfiy
eight millions "f dollars five millions I'-ss
lli m I.i-I.'IM Nw huii, lings creelnl. 3,8111,
valued at fln.niffl nun, while In lSi'.H, there
were 4 41(1. valued at jii,nno.(ss. Internal
Itevoime eolleelii'tis, $7,ull "sal an Increase
of J,7I 8t:tover that of lstu, of whhh in
crease JJ,(ls8 (ii'.l nss from tho ttx on die
Mile) anirits. Total revenue from distillid,
THE RECEIPTS AND SHIPMENTS
of tho past vear of some leading articles will
give sonis idea of the buxiiiess of tho cily:
receipts. Rhlpn lie,
Flour, bbls. . .
SYh' at, bus. .
Corn, bus. . .
Oils, bus. . . .
H irlev, bus
Unl, lb . .
Purs, bhls . .
Lumber, M .
' !! tun)
7 HI. 374
4x(l 'i' hi
1 8 12 470
C IMS M7
ft i. 7 Id
Tho grocery esles fir the yesr amount to
llS.S'lO.Oial, and ilrnit tonvi r eleven million".
t'lioui'h tho liicnanit in bnsiio as the jiasl
y ar Is ti"t a irreat s v.as expected, yet it
his been cotipi.lcrAhle, and though the prn6t
have not horn lant", vet when the great
at rid which hns been made toward a hnru
I'liu hast ia taken into the account, it uiu-it
THE BUSINESS PROSPECTS
for 1S70 are good, and llm le st informed bus
ini sa nieirtm diet a 'a-ge and successful busi
ness lor IS70. Tlin decline In mnnufacturi
the past ear, nominally live millions, ia re
ally union less, coin aied on a gold hai,
owing to tl, increased value of greenback,
and has bi n chiefly In articles not essential
to the development of onr industry.
sips prominent source of the tinexauiiiUd
giowih and piosperily of Chicago. Tin y
e;ive employment to tli,,nand- i f werfcnioii.
e,l c.iiiv, i t raw in iti rials nit l articles of
gr at vaue and utility, supplying them read
11 v and cheaply to the peonlo of Ilia North.
h-i, and th n by siding iu di vclupn.g na re-a-ui'ce-,
in return for vhicli tujiljni.s of dob
liirs are icceivt d heru to be diahur .1 ag.iin
Ihrong'iail the chainlets of 'rude and c m
nioree. No city and especially no inland
city can be permanently lieli and niit.-pi r
oil's without nianu'n Inn 4. And ilice
branch) s of mnniifnctures, directly eontn t-d
with the ih i f indut-triul pur-iuts of the
e-'Uiitry, nro the uiosl iuipoiisht auxiliaii--s
in building tip great ciiii a 1 d in 1 roniolini!
tho genual prnepvrilv. A d llr.t nun, in:
these, in amount and vslueoi ptoduet,is the
Omitting, for thn prrainl.the harvesters,
the reapers and mowers, of which wo have
here a voir la' go manufactory, I notice nn re
particularly those implements need in tin
rultivali 'ii of tho soil, tho common typo or
reptesentative of which is
Fur nil the devices for breaking, stirring
and ploughing the soil are l,nt iniuli lcationa
nf, or improvements on, this old, time. honor-
d. indi-ieuFsldo instrument, the plow. To
adpt the plow to different soils and pur
poses, arid to nieet tho wutits a- d conveni
ence of fanners, 111" Improvement snd vari-
tire made are ao great, that tl.e eslalomia of
tho principal niimurfCtory hero numbers
thht'i tiro different kinds and sizes, under the
hesds of Muhle or O il Ground Plow-; Kluhle
and Hod riowsj X Cast Steel Plows; Prnirie
Breaking Plows; Extra Breakerej Caet Iron
Plows and Cultivating Plows,
A plow li nut a very complicated Instru
ment, and vet the different parts puss thinugh
a great variety of processes b- loro they be
cnmo a finish' d plow. The beam and handles
are sawed nut of the beat limber cnt for this
specific purpose, then trimmed and lilted and
ti,e handles steamed, bent, confined and
cooled so that they retain their bent shape.
Then they are fitted to the iron work, var
nished or painted ready for use, then taken
apart and packed eeparsti ly in convenient
bunche-, for handling or shipping.
The iron snd at. el parts shores, iand
aides and mould boards are cut from iron
and steel plates, fi rged, shaped, punched,
fitted, ground and polished. Nearly all the
processes are done by machinery. After the
iron work is put together the ploivs
tie gronnd on luge grind-stones,
a stream of fire darting from
the place of contact of the steel with the
swittly revolving stone. They are then poll-tied
on emory whoels. the surfaces of which
are renewed every dav. Tho grinding room
which Is always in the basement or lower
atory and tt-tislly darkish at first eiitbt re
minds our of thu devil's workshop Oiled with
inf. rnsl w .rkmen spitting fire, with streams
nf water trickling down to each imp to cool
hlsparchid tongue. But, as tho dimness
grows lighter, you perceive that tin rare skill
ful fellnw-hoinga cngiged in a beneficent
work, and that these are but two of tho many
proeesso 1 necessary to make A perfect plow.
Iu the West, ahero there is so much manic
and hsiae soil, the great desideratum is to
produce a plow that will "scour, ' or clear
Itself from dirt. And this can be accomplish
ed only bv mailing a perfectly hardened and
r,(, .....a, r nv.1-, n,, rwiir, i.t4 -wrr-
plows, haidenedand polished, are indiapen-
The chief muw manufactory, in Chicaeo. is
GARDEN CITY PLOW WORKS
of l'urst A Bradley .fit) to 70, No lb Jefferson,
near I.akn street. Tho nood shnp OOhy H',0
loot is live stories high; the iion works, 60
by 100 feet, and the eruine room 30 by 40 loot,
lour stories high, iu I no lower story uT the
wood-shop the wood work for plows. 'cultiva
tors, harrows, Ac, is sawed out from plank
of the right thicknoas, then passed up
thrnuo.li aucceseive stories to be trimmed.
fitted, put together, varnished, or
painted till it is packed aud stored iu the
upper story for shipping. Iu the iron works
Ihn etnel snd iron plates are t ut by strong
machinery in the lower story, and the work
ascends aa It approaches completion. Here
is tho nio-t perfect blacksmith shop ever
built, lighted on three sides by largo, high
aindnvH. The machine shop and everything
ennnectad with this department suoms per
fect. The engine, of 125 horsu power, which
drives ull their machinery mmlo in theb
011 alinp by O. 0. Cross, superintendent is
a model of strength aud beauty, and their
lriving wheel, 14 luet lu diuuic tcr.atid weigh
ing 7 tons the largest evi r niado in the
west was cast by T. K. Woldon, of the Plue
This llrui has been in business hero nearly
sixteen years, and has grown from small bo-
Kiiimngf to their present largo proportions,
employ ing from lo0 to 2o() nivn, making
mows, ciiPivaiora, noiu rollers, nay rases,
road scrapers, feed and cane millsf au I a
great vain ly of machinery, selling 1 1n lr
goods all n or the Northweat, and shinning
laruelv to Kansas and the Southwest. Their
oast Ueel clipper plows aud breakers have at
tained a national reouuition lor pertecl hard
ness and finish, lightness of draft and supe
riority id' work. Their new stylos havo tho
sAiicr and Innihiilm, as well aa the mote'd
hnnrdt hardened, so that thoy will tcour in al
most anv soil. By producing tbe best arti
cles st tho lowest price, thoy have secured
an immense patronage, it is sunn esianusn-
nw.n,u ... ,1.1 ..f 1..uas. IT..-.,, A. Tlul.tt
which iiave aided to build up Chicago to its
present eminence, to develop tho an icultur-
kl resources of the Oreat West.
BIRTHS, DEATHS AND MARRIAGES.
I should not give a life-picture of Chicago,
without noticing that there havo been 0,000
li 1 the. 6 476 deaths snd 5 220 inariineea here
tho past year. Chicago ought to be healthy,
f r her Board of Health cost her last year
$70,039. It has been unusually dry the past
having been ( 1C3 1000 Inches leas than in
The uoouhtion I estimated at 800.000.
There were 55,000 inimigruuts here tho pt-t
!iear. but how many beeauio neruianeut reel
dents there Is no reoord.
continue to be well patronznd. A new i.ttract
iou at Aiken' Museum is the monster animal
recently exhnincd at Whentnn, In this Plate,
which excites much interest. The K'ohllii'S-
Barnard English tip ra Troupe at Crosby's.
iipora iiou , are a mai sen eneeins, r.mer
son A M nning'a Minatrels drsw full homes
as usual at tho Poarliorn. A.
FARM, GARDEN AND HOUSEHOLD.
What is a Good Cow?
A writer In a recent nnmber of the Gal
axy give the following general hints re
garding the aelection of a good oow for
"First. Health, good constitution, or di
gestive Apparatus, for which we require A
Second. That the largest possible devel
opment of Ibe animal shall be behind, tn
deen the ndder and part adjacent. A
good eow i likely to he wedge-shaped, ol
winch the head if the smallest end. Big
heads, or horns, or shoulders, are not de
aired, because they have to be nourished
by the food. But these nro indispensa
ble; A large bag and hindquarters
to snpport and minister to It. WJtut
do our milkmen look for in selecting
milk-Riving cmvs? The first appearance,
to a judge, will c.mvey nn Impression as to
the health or constitution of tue cow. Ho
will ask, also, a bony frame, one that does
not steal the fat from the milk; and bo will
feel : ho skin, lo find it flexible and covered
with close, anflish hair; be will Ak for
good lung room, A rapacious belly, A wide
rump, And well-developed bag, covered
with hair. Extending 1 1 0111 this bag for
ward, ho will be desirous to see prominent
the two great veins which lose themselves
in the belly; and on the back nf tho ndder
bo will look lor many, well-defined branch
ing veins. Then come Ouohoii'b "milk
mirror," which is A brmid strip of hair run
ning op from tho udder to the vulva, which
Is considered the one thing needful: bill
which has not, in this country, been found
an infallible tost, thongh it is a good ono.
If, in Addition, the cow is gentle, good
tempered, yon nro almost sure of a milk
What is a Good Cow? Comparative Value of Hay, Corn and
An aero of ground retaiued expressly for
bay, yield on nn Average not nioro than
one and one-half tonsot vegetable food; an
equal space planted with carrots or ruta
bagas will yield from ten to twenty tons,
ay fifteen tons, which is by no mean n
high average, and lias often lieen attained
without nny extraordinary cultivation. It
hns been ascertained by careful experiment
that three working horses, fifteen and 1 ne
hnlf bands high, consume hay at the rate of
two hundred pounds per week, or live
Ion and ono thousand nnd forty eight
pound per nnnum, beside one and one
half bushels of oat per week, or seventv
eiglit bushels per annum. By a repetition
of the sumo experiment it was fonnd that
an nn worked liorso consumed hay nt the
rate of four aud one-tjiinrter tons per
Tho produce, therefore, of nearly six
acres of land is necessary to support n
working liorso fur one year; bnt half 1111
acre of carrots, ut six hundred bushels per
acre, ith the ndditiou of chopped straw,
while the Reason lor feiselint'thetn lasts, will
do as well, if not better, Thcso things do
not admit of doubt, fur they have been the
subject of exact trials, as some of your ag
ricultural friends cau testify.
It has also been proved thut the value of
one bushel of com, together with the fod
der upon which it grew, will keep n horse
in good working order for a week. An
ucre planted with corn, and yielding sixty
bushels, will bo ample to keep a gnoil
sized horse in working order for one year.
Let the farmer, then, consider whether
it is better to maintain A horse on the pro
duce of half an acre of ruta bagas or car
rots, or npon the produce of an acre o
corn; or, on the other hand, upon the hay
and grain from six acres ot land for it will
require six neres of Rood land to produce
the necessary hay aud grain ns above. The
same rensnning might be made use of in
the feeding of cattle and aheep. A'i'ocA
Jvurrutl. Gbkasino Wauonh. Few people fully ap-
firecintc the importance of thoroughly lu
iricating the axles, etc., of wagons and
carriages, and still fewer know what nro the
best methods ol applying them. A well
mado wheel will endure common wear from
teu to twenty-five years, il care is taken to
use tho right kind and proper amount of
grease ; but if this ruutUr is not attended
to, they will be used-up iu five or six yearn
Lard should never be used on a wagon, for
it will penetrate the huh, and work itself
out around the tenons of the spokes, and
spoil the wheel. Tallow is the best lubri
cator for wooden axlotrcea nnd castor oil
for irou. Just grease enough should herip-
filie.l to the spindle of a wagon to give it a
ight coating ; this is better thau more, fur
thu mitpliis put on will work out nt tint
ends, aud be forced by the shoulder bands
and nut washers into the hnb around the
outside of the boxes. To oil an axletiee,
first wipe ..the spindle cleau with a cloth
wet with spirit ol turpentine, and then ap
ply A tew drop of euator oil near tbe shoul
ders and eud Ono tea-spoonful is en 01 cl
ient for the whole. Hcchangf.
To Prevent Lice on Fowl. A llassr.
chusetts correspondent says; '
"For A small lot ol fowls, make a box four
feet square and three feet high, with a
sloping top. H it it so tbivj. it will slope to
ward the sontheast. Let the top and east
side be of glass (old sash will do.) Make
the top nnd side ao nearly water-tight
that no ruin can get in. Leave nu opening
nt the side so that the hon can go iu.
Prom the road where tho wheels have
grouud tbe'futlh flue (choose 0 hot, dry
day, or heat and dry the dust), get eunugh
of the dust to fill tho box one foot deep.
Add to it A he If bushel ol dry ashes and ono
pound nf sulphur. The fowls will have no
lioe. Bud lliolr plumage will carry a butu-r
gloss. Hens get lousy iu wet weather
because they lauvo no dry place to dust iu."
Cum anij roncLLAiN Vehheiji. A care
fully conducted series of experiments upon
the iniliienciH of hot Bolulions upn 1 glass
uud porcelain vcksoIs, show that water and
acids have very little effeot upon porcelain,
while fixed alkilies act very decidedly upon
it; less so, however, than on glass, which
is also slightly attacked by acids and water,
the amount depending somewhat upou the
compositiou of the glass. Porcelain ves
sels uro, therefore, recommended as decid
edly superior to those of glass iu delicate
ohi niicul experiment nnd analyses, when
ever the substitution can bo effected.
To Rkmovk Stains bom Biioau Ciotii,
Take un ouueo of pipe clay which lias been
ground fine, mix It with twelve drops ol
ulcohol, and the same quantity of spirits of
turpentine. Whenever you wish to remove
any stains from cloth, moisten a little of
this mixture with Alcohol, and rub it ou
the spots. Let it remaiu till dry, theu rub
it oil with a wooluu cloth and the spots
Fmi:n Bread. Slices of toasted bread,
dipped iu milk or wiue, uud fried iu honey,
are excellent. Then, instead of culling
them "fried bread," they ure ton-jus, uu
excellent Spanish delicacy, I can ussure
you. Please understand, thero is neither
butler nor lard. Simply melt the honey in
a pnn, and when it is very hot put in the
bteud, which is served but also, alter be
coming nicely browned. Lover of honey
can take unuee.
Tarino Potatoes. Many person in
paring potatoes tor cooking, pure off a
thick slice from the suifuce, Profuasor
Blot, iu hi lecture on the potuto, any the
skinning process is nil wrong, ns the
strength of the vegetable lies near the sur
face the starch growing let abundant as
the centre is approximated. The starch
near the surface contains the nutriment,
which is uot more thau seven or eight per
cent, the balance being mainly water.
To put VP Bef. E. Folsom, Blooming
ton, 111., recommends the following mode
of packing beef : For one hundred pouudu
of meat use three bucket of water, or
enough to cover the meat, four pound of
browu sugar, with as much salt us will dis
solve. Boil and skim. Put iu the meat
while boiling; boil thirty minutes; take nut
and oool; pock in barrels and turn ou pick
le wheu cold. Beef packed Alter this re
ceipo may need a little more suit alter the
month of March.
Happy Virginian get thsir oyster at
GO cents bushel.
An Italian benevolent tooiety ha been
organized In Memphis.
The American Prebytrianshnve more
missionaries in China than any other o
oiety. The late snow caused mnoh suffering
among the cattle in tbe Southern pait of
An Indian paper aay that "Orice
Oreascley' Perticler rke oonnrmy is
In low thero Are 1274 families of
Friends, and C70 part of families with
The South Bend, Ind., Ileglstcr lias
an lllnstmtlon of Ibe quail trap nsed by
Schuyler Colfax when A boy.
The Motri Essex n. tj, 8Rllft no
more P. D. Clergymen' ticket. Thoy
must hereafter pay if Ihey ride.
Policeman John Sullivan was shot dead
In Savannah, Ga., on Christmas day, while
endeavoring to quell A negro riot.
Thirty Swis men and women have
lately reached Terry, Mississippi, and have
gone to work 011 Ibe adjacent plantations.
A Memphis bride deserted her hus
band tho morning alio' her marriage, be
cause he refused to send the breakfast np
to her room.
There is an artesian well In Hun Ber
nardino, California, which i throwing a
torrent thirty inches In diameter forty feet
A young rascal lis accumulated a for
tune, in New York, of $10,000 by several
year' industry At begging in tho disguise
of an old man.
The Philadelphia Press says that, with
in a lew veurs pas., lour persons have died
in that city of hydrophobia, caused by the
biles of pet dogs, in play.
At Meare's UliifT, near the city of Wil
mington, N. C, there is being stablishe l
a manufactory for tbe limiting of guano,
under the lmine of tbe Kavassa (inatio
A correspondent writing to Zion'g
Hend I, Huston, suyi that quiet Is so far
restored in Georgia that ho believe the
time for killing Methodist preacher ha
gone by forever.
In a g u. n n nrar Bndoti violets are in
bloom, rose bushes nro shooting out leave,
crocuses and the little iiis huve miidn (heir
uppenrnnee, and even seeds planted have
Two nmtiimoth teeth one weigh'ug
seven pounds and tho other five were
lately found three milvs north of Cow creek,
Kansas, eight feet under gronnd, by A rail
road grading party.
Thomas Oavnor, of Stamford, Conn.,
lately had a piece of diik kuife 84 inc hes
long cut from the roof of his month, which
ho had carried in his head since last May,
when he was stubbed in th head during A
Joseph Anthony of Si Portsmouth, II.
I., shot and kit td an eagln cine day lust
week, weighing one hundred and tlnee
pounds nnd ineis .ring -ven And A ball
feet trom tip lo lip. It is laid to be the
largest ever killed thero.
The Overton II tel at Memphis manu
factures it owu gas from water, aoid and
iron-molding, at a cost of two dollar per
1,000 feet. Tho gasometer ia of copper,
three loet high, weighing about fittoeu
The Texas pecan market is quite brisk
at $.'l.2.r per bushel, specie. The demand
for shipment to northern market seem to
be steadily increasing, whilst tho supply
is gradually diminishing every year, owing
to tho fact thut pecun trees aro being con
stuutly cut for the fruit, lumber or other
purposes. The trues make tolerubly good
lumber, but the time will come when they
will bo worth hundreds of dollars per acre
for thu fruit aloue.
A wedding occurred recently nt a faun
house A few iniies southeast of Kansas
Cily. The bridegroom wa pamed Biovrn
and i nlno was 1I10 bride. None but re
lations attended the weddiug ; And no re
lations of the family wero present except
ing those whoso name were Browu, Fath
ers, mothers, uncle And hunts and cous
ins, uncles and nephew ol the married
couple to the number of sixty-one, wero in
attendance. The ministers name was
A collection of old djiistina curols
hi just appeari d in London, nnd some ol
them souud rather qnccrly to th modern
ear. Here is an example;
Aa It fell out one May morning,
And on a hnsht boll, lav.
Bwvet Jt-eua aak'd of liia dear mother.
If bonilsbt goto play.
"To play, to play, aweet Jeans aball go,
And to play new get js.u gone.
Anil 1st nie bear 01 lo complAlnt
At ulcjit wbi 0 you ooluo tiouie."
I've aounded each depth In tbe asters of pleas
ure. And gone, every round In tliolr edilylns w hirl ;
And I'll tell yoa the truth there's nothing cso
The tun of a winter nlidil'a alra'e wllh a girl.
Now onward wedaah, o'er Die ley track flyln.
And banished forever are aorrow anil pain.
A fall I Hut uo matter tbere'a notions like trying,
Ho tike her up KflillV. and onward airaln.
Then give me the lee, with a J'llly pood attain
w IU uiy own darling girl, and I'll whlaUe at fate
George II. Pendleton ha arrived in
Isabella, ex Queen of Spulu, i writing
XI Ollivier Is 41 years old, and the son
nf a merchant.
Julia flrisi leave a foituuo of half A
million of irunoa.
Hpnrgeon is suid to have giveu up eu
Mrs. Hunter, a colorud womau, is lec
turing iu Louisiana.
George Alfred Townseud i daily point
ed out ou Broadway.
Camilla Urso gat $1,000 for each of
her Culilurulu coucunU,
Mr, Peabody's oxpeuse for ten year,
did not avnrugo i.000 ptr annum.
Jus. Randolph, poet, oritio, artist, As.,
is practicing law iu Baltimore,
Of tho it ixty five members of the United
Slates Senate forty-six are lawyers.
The oldest Senator in Congress is Si
mon Cumeiou, who was boru iu 17'J'J.
Father Hyacinths Answered 500 appli
cations far autograph while iu this coun
try. Johu McCoulo, brother of the St Louis
prize-fighter, is a memberof the Minnesota
Gov. Trimble, of Ohio, is reported to
be in declining health, ut his resilience iu
Jo. Howard, Jr., tho "proclamation
forger," is now editor aud publisher of the
New York Star.
Whitelaw Iteid of the New York Tri
bune, and Miss Anna Dickiuson are set
down for A mulch.
Mr. Matilda Brittingnam ot Rock
Island, was killed, 011 Wednesday ol last
week, by falling down BUiirs.
A Salt Lake writer says that Young is
preparing to put in operation A cannon
loundry, with a ponder mill.
Ciirlntla Patti is said to posses on un
governable temper, and recently "wallup
ed" her maid while in Cincinnati.
-r Judge Ware, of Lewiston, Me., 81
years of uge, baa 49 firamicliililrsn and 31
great-grandchildren. He twar well.
Mux Oirox. professor of modern lun
gnugo at Nnlro Dame, Indiana, died a few
duy ago at the advanced age of 80 year.
Culoraft, tho London hangman, ha
been letired on account of old age. He
ha hanged inverul hundred criminals.
ArchbiHliop MeCloskey is appointed At
the bead of the Committee on Uiscijiliue,
which is to report to the Ecumeuical Coun
cil. Mrs. Mary Tuff-r, 75 year old, at Mud
is in, Indiana, ha just finished A quilt con
taining fifteen thousaud eight hundred and
It I the intriusin merit alou, of Hall'
Vegetuble Sicilian Hair Renewer that ha
gained for it great popularity.
Tub PiioarHonrscBwci or thr Pea.
F.vc ry one recognize the beauty nf the sin
gular phenomenon that we call 'he phos
phorescence oftiCKea, and h watched
the track of foam and diamond point of
light left behind as the steamer cnt th
wave. For along time th cause of the
shining oppearanee we.iapim.le to philoso
pher. But the naturalist finally cam to
tno conclusion that it is produced by ni
tnulculm which aro excited to luminosity
when the wu'er is sgit td. It was alo
shown that tho phosphorescence is the
brightest and tho spark most numerous
Immediately preceding nn Blnioapherio dis
turbance. Thus tho little nliimalcnlre mnt
be included in the long list of dclicatsj orw
gnniani that feel the approach of bad
weather. Professor IVobarnie observed
this cninei b iien nnd has been diligently
stndying the habit of the tiny Crea
tures and their shining propensities.
He tells ns, na th rfisnlt nf bis obprva
tit, that Ihey are viaibln in thn d tylight
with a gin1- m ignilying abont forty time.
They are, nnder the inngnitytng power, of
A Inns-shnped form, and from seven to fif
t.'en hiiiid.e.llhs of an inch iu diameter.
They nro cf traunpareiit nature, mora
diaphanous in tie ci tre thau around th
peripln rv of tin ir little boditv. The spec
linens expeiiiiimtirl nn by tho Pr.ifm.sor
lived in 11 b dlle lor several weeks, and b.
onie very brilliant when the Water wa
shaken or stirred, or whenever a small
quantity of exciting fluid, nlenhol or ncid
was introduced into it. We shall look
hereafter with increased respect npou tlie-
infinite niiinuil Imroiuoters, which, when
fully developed, attain tliesiseof from two
to four-thousandths ol un inch I Wo won
der how many of them it takes to make th
track of sporHing (nam so often watched
npon the oeeai.,
HoMKor-ATiiui HoM itai. in New Yore.
Tbe inaugural oereni mios of A Iioineo
palhic H wpital nnder favorable auspice,
jr. the city ol New Yoik, mark new era
in the progress of thi-t syteui. It U now
nbntit lorty jiurs since its advent in tbit
country, and but about sixly since it may
be said, as n Sjs'.ein, to have had a begin
ning. Yet its progress has been Uliiloin)
and rapid. Iu the doetiino itself, with it
infinitesimal dosis, ami its di-uso of thn
t nie-honored, beroiu measure of the old
school, there Is nothing to commend it to
popular favor. Indeed at first sight, the
idea nf trusting hum in li'owhon niggling
with deadly di-eu-o, to Ihn curative power
of medli'a'ed sinjiir pellets, aroma tho acino
of rashness. Nor is il until exiricnoe,
varied, repented, mid ever triumphant bu
again and again reus tired us that were
peso with nerene confidence npon th ours
uvo powers of tho Migur pilh.
Hence it is thut public hospitals wli.-ro
the sick poor, taken indncri'iniiately, suf
foi ing trom till forms of disease, aud wher
an open rccrd of patient, discatcaymivtoia,
treatment and result is made, are' only the
reault of a maturity and chnslalization ot
this confidence, auch institutions form thu
best comparative test of tho value of A sys
tem, and I he public inny calmly look on
and simply truo Hint ' the best may win."
The friends of the system nroooufi hut
that here, ai in similar institution in En
roil", the remits will show the decided au
peiiority of the system, both iu the rate of
mortality and the duration nf tho eiekti' sa.
We uni in this connection reminded cf
the advertisement ol'Hr. Hi'mphhey' sys
tem of H iMeopTiiit! rirr.cirics lor family
use, Rilvertised in these columns. These
specific have been before the publio now
towards twi lit y years, nnd have everywhere
received the commendation of tbe public.
They seem to have reached a point wher
their iisefuluesn and excellence is not qut
tioned. "Do at Home a the Uomass Do" A
young English lady making her first visit
lottahoity, a-si-ted in thu New Year' re
ceptions at h' r host' house in Fifth aven
ue; but knowing nolliingot the custom
ot tho country, sho asked for instruction
as to the manner rf proceeding. "Oh I
you must do just as yon see us do," auid
the ladies of '.he h nsei old. Now it hap
pened llmt the first c.ilhr wns a brother-in-law
of the young ladies, and ho was rap
turously received, wished a happy New
Year, aud affectionately kissed. The yonng
English lady h.ud aghast when she thought
of tho bnndreu or more like receptioug
which were to co ne aud iu which she wa
to take part. Timely explanation relieved
her from her dilemma, though she private
ly admitted that, strango as the custom
seemed to her, she had made up her mind
to "do at Homo a the Itomau da" N.
A PrEn that every tanner in the country
ouu a third to subscribe for is thu Journal of
he Furin. Thin monthly, a copy of which
is upon our table, nowiu the third volume,
uppears to bo aliout the cheapest agricul
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subscription Aro only piptt cents pea an
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Those irreverent lads who called name
niter a oertuin "bald bead" of old.doserved
their untimely end, because at that timo
uo panacea hud beeu discovered lo restore
the human hair upon the buld spots. But
now King's Vegetable Auibrosia is known
to possess the rare invrit ol invigorating
the root and filling them go lull of life,
whero not entirely dead, that they cannot
bulp putting forth a now growth whioh
rivals iu beauty the lack ot youth,
"A Si.ioiit i.'oi.d," Cocohb. Few are
awuva of tho importation of becking a
cough or "si.kiut eol.o" iu its first stage;
that which in tho beginning would yield to
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tho lungs. "isYoien'g Unmehitd Trtichrt"
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testimonials from eminent men who hav
Ladies auoi t being eonlli ed should bath
the buck aud loin with Pratt & Butcher'
Magic Oil. Let the nurse apply thoroughly
with the baud every night tor two weeks
previous to sickness, and our word for it
you will thuiik the inventor of this won
derful medicine. It stieugthen the mus
cles of the back and in cases under the ob
servation of the proprietor, entirely relieved
back pains. For Mile by druggisU.
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IIoofland's Gkruam Ionio is a combinke
tiou of ull the ingredients of the. Bitter?,
with pur Santa Crui Bum, 'orange, anise,
eta. It is used for th same diseases as the
Bittern, in rase where some alcholle stim
ulant i required. It is a preparation of
rare value, aud is most agreeable to the