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His Illness and its Progress—Deathbed
Scenes—Dies in the Arms of His
Wife—His Last Words.
BL Petersburg (Feb. 23) Cor. Sew York HenJd.
At 7:30 o clock Wis morning tion. Anson
Bur lin game died, after an illness of less J
than a wee.
The sad and unexpected event produced 1
profound impres&ioD here, and filed with I
sorrow verv one who had known or come I
in contact with the deceased. As soon as
the news of Mr. Barlinganle's death be-1
came known at the Foreign Office it was
. ,v, tt;0 f0.
jesty requested that a letter in his name
and in that of the Empress should be sent
Vv Prince Gortschakoff to Mrs. Burlineame.
The letter was written as follows:
Madame: Their Imperial Majesties have
been painfully affected by the misfortune
Which nas come upon juu, mm umci iuC
to express u vou iucu wuoto uu
felt sympathy. Having fulfilled the duty
. I, . . , . hoart.
periai Atajeeuta, roiit i.c, u j. -
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myseii. 10 express tut, P1""" f
Tr UlUi A. DUMA f " v --- -I
-. ..I-, i c-hoii Timcnvra inr i im Kituiurv ui
b decMMied. The relations wmcn we
have had. altboueh few. have been suffici
ent to cause me to appreciate his eminent
finalities. Praying the Lord to sustain you
in this rude trial, I offer you Madame, the
homage of my protound homage.
The oricin&l letter was in French. I give
here a literal translation:
Afier Mr. Borlingamo's illness had be-
(Unperona. the Emperor manifested
serious concern. On Tuesday morning, at
11 o'c'ock, he sent his own physician to in-
nnir after Mr. Barlineame's health, and,
ii necessary, to pay him a visit Upon hear-1
the nhvucians in attendance were
Drs. Carrick and Zdekauer, with Dr.
Botkin for consultation, the Emperor's
rbvt.ician said that no better medical skill
could be obtained than that possessed by
In the afternoon the Emperor sent again
la ijiomre alter Mr. Bur lm came s heaitn
Prince Gortschakoff and Mr. Stremonkoff,
chief of the Asiatic Department sent re
peatedly daring the whole time of Mr.
Knrlincame's illness to obtain every in
formation as to the course ot the disease.
On ail tides the greatest concern and sym
nathv was manifested. Mr. B lrlingame
personal character, the important objects
of hia mission, and especially his nation
ality, gave Lim the sympathy and good will
of every man from the Emperor down,
Tuesday Sir Andrew Buchanan, the
British Ambassador, also paid Mr Burlin-'1
game a visit
Before giving an recount oi tne course
of theillne68, I will produce here a copy
of the official statement made by the at-
tjandincr tihvKieians. Drs. Camck and Z.,e-
o , j .
"The Ambassador of China, Mr. Burlin
e&me, wae attacked five diys ago by an in
termittent fever, with bilious vomiting;
enhstaaentlv pleuro-peri pneumonia set in
first Irom the right side, accompanied with
a flux of serous blood, and passed rapidly
to the left. The fever became adynamic,
the streneth of the patient failed rapidly.
anrl nntarithstandin? the most energetic
rpmnrfifrR naalvis of the lungs put an
onii to l is sufferings at 70 o'clock this
morning. D. Zpekauee
Consulting Physician of His Majesty the
G. L. CARRICK,
Phvsieian of Her Britannic Majesty's Em
On Wednesday, 16th, Mr. Burlingame
was present at the solemn audience given
by the Emperor and Empress to him and
the other members oi tne missien.
Thursday, 17th, he paid a visit to the
Hermitage gallery of paintings, although
feeling bilious and unwelL
Friday he was worse, and Dr. Carrick
was called in. At this stage of the disease
it was a billions attack. On Friday he was
seized by a violent pain in the side.
On Saturday morning tue" doctor found
that the lower part of the right lung was
affected and the liver and epleen enlarged.
The affection of the liver was of long
standinsr. the result of fever and ague.
from which Mr. Burlingame had suffered
from in early life in the West
Sunday the case grew still more serious,
and Dr. Botkin was sent for.
A consultation was held on Monday. The
result ol this consultation was to confirm
Dr Carrick's opinion and the justness
his treatment from the beginning,
Later on Monday and on Tuesday the at
tack crew still more violent and complica
ted, being a combination of congestion
the lungs, rheumatism in the side, and en
largement of liver and 6pleen. Un rues
day afternoon the breathing seemed to be
easier: the doctors, however, were appre
hensive of an attack of paralysis of thel
lanes: the condition remained nearly the
same till midnight; after this it became
At 4 o'clock his hands were cold.
At 7:30 Mr. Burlingame ceased
Mr. Burlingame died without e struggle
or any apparent pain, in Mrs. Burlin game's
arms. He' merely ceased to breathe. His
face looked so calm, composed and life
like that when laid out on the bed it was
difficult to believe that he was dead and not
The St Petersburg correspondent of the
London News, writing on the 23d of leb
ruary in the Kussian city, details the or
igin, progress and fatal termination of the
illness ol the late Minister Burlingame.
The almost prescient anticipation of an
early demise expressed by the deceased
Statesman to his son is very remarkable:
The Hon. Anson Burlingame, the head
of the Chinese mission to Europe, died
this morning after a very short illness.
He caught cold during the seveie wea-
ftiAr nrviiin7 11a Rnuiiift nn hia rriva
about a fortnight before his death, and ab
Borbed in the duties and cares ol the great
mission into which be had thrown all the
smergie? of his -i.ind, he paid no attention
to his slight indisposition until it had en
tirely mastered his vigorous nature. On
Wednesday, the 16th inst, he had his sol
emn audience of tne Emperor, who was
pleased to respond in the most sympathet
ic language to Mr. Burlingame's able ad
dress. Buoyed np by the more than ordi
pary encouragement which he had receiv
ed in a country whose friendly disposition
was ot the utmost importance to China,
Mr. Burlingame thought nothing of hit-
cold, and considered it his duty to take the
members ot his mission the next day to the
Hermitage, at the invitation of the
Emperor, and to make his official call on
Sir Andrew Buchanan, the British Ambas
sador, with whom he was to have dined the
following day. Oa returning to his hotel,
how ver, be was compelled to take to his
bed and to call in the services of Dr. Car
rick, physician to the British Embassy,
who at once pronounced him to be suffer
ing from severe congestion of the left lung,
aggravated by an inflammation of the liver.
The most energetic remedies were at once
app ied te check the disease, which, how
ever, continued to make such rapid
progress that two other medical men of
eminence were f?alled in. The Emperor
also sent his own physician, but all was
unavailing. His sufferings became very
great and during the five days that preced
ed his death he was obliged to remain in
Yesterday the anniversary of Wash
ington's birthday when he was to have
dined with his Excellency flov. Curtin, the
American Minister, the bulletin ot his
health became less favorable, for the right
lung had likewise become somewhat affect
ed. The hope, however, was not abandon
ed that his strong constitution would tri
umph over the malady that finally proved
fatal to him at 7:30 this merning. His
bodily sufferings appeared to be much ag
gravated by his mental anxiety and distress
respecting the completion of his mission.
He spoke of it incessantly to Mrs. Burlin
gam and his son, and continually asked
whether intelligence had been received
from Mr. Brown. Two or three da
before his doath he spoke to his
-son of the probability of his being culoff, and
of the pain which the thought of his mis
sion remaining, uncompleted gave him;
and ou Tuesday, when he must bav felt
his end approaching, he warmly pressed
the hand of his secretary and 6aid. "Good
The depth of the grief of the widow and
children may be measured by the painful
sorrow of his Chinese companions, and
that of the friends he had made at St
In fulfilling a grand task a great
and good man has perished in the prime of
life, in the tun vigor oi nis intellect, ine
loss is incalculable, not only to Mrs. Bur
lingame and her children, who will have
the sympathies of the whole world, but
Also to the interests of the vast empire
which he represented with so much ability,
energy and love.
AN INDIANAPOLIS SENSATION.
How "Subjects" are Procured for the
Dissecting Table—Negroes Murdered
From the Indianapolis Sentinel. March 12.
this city for hia detective t bility, and, giv-
jug hjm a full understanding of their sus
nmA nioions. tint him io work to ferret out the
necessary expenses in conducting his in
distance from the canal on West Vermont
street in Bucktown. had, on the night pre
On yious, while reluming from church, been
assailed by three men who had attempted
to garrote btr, and had only escaped through
Daring the past year several negroes re-
siding in Stringtown and Bncktown have
sudd nly disappeared, ana soihiuk
.Vpr been heard of their whereabouts.
These disappearances continued for some
time without excitinc much comment, ex-
cept among the friends and relatives of the
parties, and even among them not much
was thought of it, from the reason that a
r ni.t nnunf
a migratory nature, coming into our midst
from the Lord only knows where, and often
Wvinfr without any warning to any person.
Suspicions may have been aroused in ine
mmds of the colored people, but if so they
Wfcre wi8e enough to keep their mouths
6I1Ul. yji ittie, xiuwerci, wot .yi;-
ancea uvo m"KclJ ui.i5wos
ber8, and at last a private meeting of
L, of our most intelligent colored
1 I w nvAAOA, in nnm.
citizen, wuo .F"J ,
- a1I ,-ir-v in
ine wor.a tu r'.rA:,"
tta kao Finfro ann u voh hhui rruiunu mab a i
a 143 a-t Ol 1 USUs) "
, . .. j a- ai i n itt.t, i
i . ..J ffiM An Inav 1
poiooBmy m.... r . ,
nnrlnftt the invest tration. This commit-
tee. upon the succeeding day, employed
- ' . - -i l , 1
he services of an individual well known in
wny anj the wherefore of the losses their
population was suffering, also giving him
-nri. Uanx-Kt to draw upon them for the
The detective (his name we cannot at
pre8ent publish as it is feared it would
nlace his life in ieopardy) at once set to
worfc to "work up" the mystery, but was
for a long time unaoie w
trad, although in the cou'se i oi tne a, i
two more negroes disappeared, one irom
Bncktown and one from btnngtown.
was almost prepared to give up the job in
despair, when, one Monday morn ng out a
lew WOCJtH Blllto, lio W0 DLU. v. w . . j
to the committee who had employed him,
and. upon putting in an immediate
appearance, was informed that a
npom woman uvine vu uwi
a vigorous use of her muscular development
and her powers of screaming, having made
such a noise that the attacking party were
compelled, to escape arrest to mount a
pring wsgon near by and drive off in hot
haste. The detective felt that at last he
had obtained a clue to the object of his
search, and at once proceeded to interview
the colored woman. He found her to be
a large, muscular female, of the
deepest black, weighing fully 300 pounds,
just such a woman as was calculatd to
make a vigorous stand in defense of either
life, property or virtue, against a half score
of men. From her he leai ned that this was
the second time she bad been assailed by
the same partv. and also obtained a very
good description ot the general appearance
of two of the party, one of whom she said
she could swear to on 6ight The descrip
tions talli d very well with two men who
had been laying around the city for some
time without any visible means of support
He now proceeded to watch the movements
of these men, and in the course of a tew
days obtained sufficient reason to believe
that they were the parties responsi
ble for the 6udden departure from
among their friends . of the
ncn est darkies, and accordingly deter
mined upon a stratf getic movement to ob
tain possession of the facts in the case.
Watching his opportunity, a lew nights
since, he succeeded in getting one of the
suspected men by himself, and producing
a bogus warrant arrested him upon a
charge of being engaged in the business of
murdering, and furnishing subjects for dis
section by medical student. The fellow was
a coward, for the moment he found him
self in custody he became thoroughly
frightened, and at once expressed a willing
ness to tell all about tke whole business if
he would be allowed to escape punishment
This was exactly what the detective want
ed, and taking his prisoner to a room in a
certain hotel, he obtained from him a full
history of the entire affair, which is so hor
rible in lis details that as we write, we
shudder to think that men could be found
to originate, much less to execute it
The prisoner stated that he and three
others, whose Barnes he gave, but which,
for obvious reasons, we refrain from pub
lishing, had for over a year been engaged
in the business of lurnishing subjects for
the dissecting knife; that sometimes they
dug up the bodies of lately buried persons,
but they had found it to be far easier to
quietly kill some negro whom they would
waylay at a lite hour of the night or en
tice to some lonely spot beyond the hear
ing of either police or citizens. Hs said
that during that time tLey killed, he sup
posed, at least 15 negroes, and "resurrect
ed' eight or ten white persons, the mest
of the subjects being sent by express to
Chicago, a few going to Louisville, and a
few being used here; that they were paid
large sums for the "subjects by the par
ties receiving them, and that no questions
Horror-struck by the revelations made
to him by this cold blooded murderer, the
detective determined at once to take the
necessary steps for the arrest of the three
others, and, fearing to take his prisoner
upon the street for the purpose ot convey
lug him to tne l&ii wnere ne mignt possi
bly meet the others and thus give them an
opportunity to Hump the town, he con
cluded to lock the man up in the room
which was in the thirc story of the hotel,
and go forth for assistance, lie ac
cordingly did so, leaving a porter
on the outside of the door to
watch. He was not gone more than ten min
utes, and when lie returned wi h the ne
cessary papers and assistance, upon enter
ing the room imagine his astomsnment
and chagrin at finding it empty ! The bird
bad flown. The open window told the
tale. Driven to desperation the villian
had frnai the window succeeded in reach
ing the water-spout and by what must
have been a superhuman display of
strength and agility, let himself
down to the hotel yard, whence
he had easily escaped to the al
ley and disappeared. He was tracked some
distance in the mud, but at last all trail
was lost Steps were taken to cause the
arrest of the others, bat it wa soon ascer
tained that tbey, too, were not to be found.
having disappeared as suddenly as had
their numerous victims. The detective is
of the opinion that the entire party is still
in the city, lying perdu until an opportunity
is offered them to leave, as no parties
answering their description have left upon
the various trains leaving the city.
Although it is to be regretted that these
cold-blooded murderers have escaped the
officers of justice, it is a source of gratifi
cation to feel assured that their butchering
operations in our midst have been brought
to a close. Oar colored people may now
go about the streets of nights without fear
of having their throats cut on a moment's
notice, and being the next day served up
on the dissecting board of a medical col
lege. We feel satisfied that many of our
readers will look upon this story as a can
ard, and we cannet blame them for so
doing, as we should certainly not give it
credence or publication were we not satis
fied of its truth from the reliable source
from which our information comes. Com
ment upon it is hardly necessary. We
leave our readers to digest it and come to
their own conclusions.
3fW Satett Valve. In view of the great
number of boiler explosions in the country
of late, much interest attaches to the series
of experiments just finished at the Wash
ington Navy Yard, under the direction of
Admiral Dahlgren, with a double action
safety valve, invented by a Mr. Boden, of
Louisville, The first trial was hydraulic.
the second by fire; and both were eminent
ly successful. In making the latter, the
boiler, having no water in it was heated to
as high a temperature as was deemed nec
essary, and then suddenly supplied with
water through a ten-inch aperture. The
steam formed instantly, the outer valve
rose, the inner valve fc il. and the necessary
relief was given. I Lis trial at the navy
yard is the fifth to which the Boden valve
has been subjected, the firrt having been
by red heat the second fev black heat and
one having been a deliberate attempt made
by practical steamboat engineers, with the
inventor's consent to blow an old boiler to
atoms. The attempt failed.
Tbzbi are 68 schools in Pierce county,
attended by 2,297 scholars.
Frozen to Death.
A melancholy account comes to us ironi
Bullitt county regarding the wandering
from home and freezing to death of the
child of Mr. Philo Twiggs. It appears that
the child, a boy about 8 years old, naa a
favorite rW. in company witn wnicn ne
was in the habit of Btaying away from home
for hours. Saturday aiternocn me toy
called his dog as usual, and they started
out to spend the afternoon among the mils
but when night came they did not return.
The familv of Air. Twiggs Decame alarm
ed for the safety of their child, and, after
mnsterinar a posse oiBeiKuuure. a muiuugu
hi 11b. hnt to no effect Sunday came, and
still no news of the lost boy,
and the fear now became a certainty
that the boy and dog must have bt en
canffht in the terrible hail-storm and dur
ing the night frozen to death. All day Sun-
-o-- -n ctill nn fi,lino hntatriav.
(1V UlUOCUi omm aav f-, - J
r.. f , . nj 0:u:..
at the. door ofMnTwwg.
muv HI1U UUUK1 1
II -roQn'd until he was fed. and
atirted back to where hi. UtUe master
... ... ...
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vul A rjarxv oi neiguuura iuuucu mo
... 1.1-1.- n "J'-
lArfffl rOCE. DQ 1UD UBU.B Ul X' 1U jr u D i MA m,
- . to, moo. the, went to th.
He had wandered
around until he lost his way, and, night
overtaking him far from any suelter, he
perished in the storm. The little boy was
a general ityonie among uie pwpio m mo
vicinity, and his death is a sad blow to
them. Tbelaithful dog had guarded the
dead body of his little master until driven
home by cold and hunger. LouisviRe Cou
Legend of the ASS.
The leeends respecting the ass are as
nnaint as thev are innumerable. Accord
me to an old raooimcai legena, no ucius
. , , a i :
could enter the ark unless Noah tendered
. 8Deci&l invitation.
When the flood over-
h'tlmD6d the worldf the ueviL who was
. . , - on the eartn Baw
. . . . off from on
Uct with mankind, and that his dominion
. foiever. The ark being
-.-.j. the beasts called to enter
it in their proper order, the ats's turn came
in due course, badly enougn ior us nu
mans, the ass was taken with a fit ot obsti
nnv. and refused to enter the vessel ac
cording to orders. Noah Anally lost pa
tience. and struck the animal sharply, cry
ing at the same time to the headstrong
hA&at: "Enter, thou deviL" Bash and
fotofnl voids ! The invitation was, of
w may be sure he gave the patri-
course, accented tne aevu envereu iuo
.a i 1 a J Ik n
arr.h and hia family some tiouble during
the voyage, and he was on hand to begin
operations again on dry land as soon as
the disembarkment Bhouid tase piace.
Hour$ at Home.
Godet's Last's Book for March is at hand,
with its beautiful engravings and fashion
nlates. its patterns, receipts, instruction in
rmnaehold matters, arid its pleasant tale
and sketches. This magazine is a favorite
among tbe ladies on account of its excellent
e ubroidery patterns ai d many valuable hints
i i regard to domestic anairs. Lu A. uouey
Evebt Saturday, published by Fields, Os
e-ood A Co.. Bob ten. as our readers are aware,
is a reprint of foreign magazine literature.
At the beginning of the year it was changed
in form and i lutslrated. In its new form it is
a very attractive publication. The contents
ar6 varied and the illustrations good as a
whole some being really excellent and in
this respect it has steadily improved. As a
publication for the leisure half hours it will
be found worth its cost
Ihb Atlantic Monthly, presents the fol
lowing table of contents: In Behalf of the
Birds, by T. M. Brewer; Joseph and his
Friend, III., by Bayard Taylor; From Penn
svlvania Hills to Minnesota Prairies, by J. T,
Trowbridge; The Military Ball at Goulacaa
ka; The Minor Theatres of London; Balder's
Wife, by Alice Cary; A Bomance of Eeal Life,
by W. D. Howell; Adventurers and Adven
turesses in N6W York, by Junius H. Browne;
Time Works Wonders, by B. G. Wilder; Tue
Bine River Bank Bobbery, by G. B. Wuods;
A Niehttin a Typpoon; Evening Song, by Oli
ver Wendell Holmes; California Earthqnakes,
by N. 8. Sbalor; Is Marriage Holy? by Henry
Jamee; Hopes ot a Kpauish Bepuoiic by Ed
ward West; Captain Ben's Choice; Reviews
and Literary Notices. Field's, Osgood A Co.,
Oca Touno Folks is weil illustrated and
full of very entertaining reading. The story
of "We Girls," the "Nonsense Poem.'"Mr.
Clarancein Congress," "Children's Opera;"
are prominent features of this number,
which will prove very acceptable to the read
ers whose name it bears. Fields, Osgood A
A Young Lady's Hair Torn Out.
From the Worcester Spy.
A young lady by the name of Williams,
employed in the hoop skirt factory of D.
H. Fanning) met with an accident on Fri
day, by which she lost her front- hair, and
was injured about the head. She was down
upon the floor, engaged in cleaning np
around a revolving shaft which runs under
a table or bench, and a lew hairs on the
front of her head got entangled and wound
np with the shaft, without her knowledge,
until so much of it had caught tnat she
could not free herself. Her cries brought
the other girls of the room to her aid, and
while some of them were engaged in try
ing to throw off the belt that turned the
shaft one. with quick thought as to what
must be done, seized a knife and cut off
the hair before it had torn the poor girl's
scalp off though it had raised it up in an
ngly manner, and drawn ber head so near
that a set-screw struck her on the face at
each revolution and cut a bad gash. She
was taken to her home on Southbridge
street and medical aid procured.
The following is one of Mr. Prentice's
little waifs, so many of which appeared
in the Louisville Journal in its palmiest
Sometime It is a 6weet, sweet song,
warbled to and fro among the topmost
boughs of the heart and filling the whole
air with such joy and gladness as the songs
of birds do when the summer morning
comes out of darkness, and day is born on
the mountains. We have all our possessions
in the future which we call 'sometime
Beautiful flowers and singing birds are
there, only our hands seldom grasp the one,
or our ears hear the other. But oh reader,
be of good cheer, for all the good there is
a golden 'sometime;' when the hills and
valleys of time are all passed; when the
wear and ft ver, the disappointment and
the sorrow of life are over, then there is
the place and the rest appointed of God.
Uh, homestead, over whose roof fall no
shadows or even clouds; and over whose
threshold the voice of sorrow is never
heard; built upon the eternal hills, and
standing with thy spires and pinnacles of
celestial beanty among the palm trees of
the city on high, those who love God rhall
rest under thy shadows, where there is no
more sorrow nor pain, nor the sound of
weeping 'sometime "
Disco teet or Huhax Boxes. The peo
ple of woodbury, N. J., are greatly ex
cited about the recent discovery of a large
bed of human bones on a farm about one
mile southeast of the town. The bed is
several feet in thickness, and two or three
rods in extent and the bones are lying
within three ftet of the surface. The
owner of the farm, before leaving for Phil
adelphia, gave instruction to his men to
cart some earth from an adjoining field
to cover a compost heap. On his
return in the evening he lound
to his surprise that the heap was
partly covered with human bones. The
neighbors were informed, aud upon exam
ination it was found that this mass of bones
were piled in together promiscuously, and
are of an unusually large size. The bot
tom of the bed is thickly covered with
charcoal, and the lower tier of bones fall
to pieces as soon as touched. Those on
top are well preserved, and are but little
affected by the length of time buried. A
committee of townspeople was appointed
to take some specimens to the Professors
of the Academy of Scieace of Philadel
phia, and next week, a scientific examina
tion will be made. It is supposed that
they are the bones of an Indian tribe, but
so far there are none of the Indian war
relics found among the hones, which leaves
some doubts on this point
"Mack" writes from Washington to the
Cincinnati Enquirer: "Alex. II. Stephens
once told me that he considered Jefferson's
first inaugural and Lincoln's first inaugural
the two finest pieces of compositions of the
kind in the country."
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Da. C. W. lioBACK, Cincinnati, O.Dear
Sir: Last fall my wife had the liver complaint
so bad that she was unable to sit up but a few
minutes at a time, a naa a piijsiciau doctor
ing her for some time, but tbe medicine he
gave her seemed to do her but little or no
eood. 1 was advised to eet ner a bottle oi
vour Bitters and let ber try them, and see if
thev would help her. Solthouehtif onebot
tie would be good, two would be betU r, and
I cot her two bottles, and when she had taken
the last bottleful she could do mot of her
housework. . I got her one more, which en
tirely cured her, and she looked the beet I
have seen her for four years. We recom
mended them to eeveral of our neighbors, who
have used tnem with great sncces . Address
ORVIS A. MASON.
Pickwick Winona Co., Minn.
If you do not feel well vou send for a doc
tor, he calls upon you. looks wise, scrawl
some hieroglvuuics upon a piece l paper
which von take to a drug store and there pay
50 cts. to $1.00, besides the doctor's fee, for a
renieuy nine times out oi ten nor na i so
good as Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills, which
costs but 25 cts. per box. Do you think tut
former the bent, because you pay the most
ror it 1 ir you do, we advise you io use, jusi
a. an exDeriment. the Morse's Indian Root
Pills. Thev aro prepared from a formula
pronounced by the most learned physicians
of our country to be the best and most uni
versal of familv medicines. The Morse's
Indian Root PiUa cure headac'ie. Liver Com
Dlainta. Indirection. Drsoepsia. Fenialt
Iirecularities, Ac, and are put up bolii
fusar-coated and plain. Give them a trial
Sold bj all dealers.
Isr xumbebs there is safely. It was upon
this principle that the formula of Judn'i
Mountain Herb 1111s was prepared. Dr. Jud
sun. intending to spend a fortune in advertis
ing his pills, submitted his recipe to the re
vision of the most intelligent, ana lesrneu
physicians of the ace, ana the result is
simple but most efficacious medicine the
Judaou's Mountain Herb Pills. They purifj
the blood, remove all obstructions, ck-anse
the skin of all pimoles and blotches, and are
perfectly sure and safe in their operation
Tho Jnd.-'on Mountain Herb I ill cure liiiloua
ness, Female Irregularities, Headache, aud
many of the diseases arising from impure
blood and a deranged digestion. Use th
Judsou's Maintain Hrb Puis, and when you
have proved th-ir virtue recommend them to
your friends. They are toth sugar-coated
and plain. For sale everywhere.
Why. not insure when you caa have eqnal
rights with tho ther policy holders in the
wtii esiauusueu iihuuikwu.
Roue Thruat. Coush. Cold, and eiroilar
troubles, if suffered to progress, result in
serious pulmonary a fleet k ns, of' entimes in
carable. ''Brown's tronchia. Trochejt'' reach
directly the seat of tbe disease, aud give
almost instant relief. They have been thor
onehlv tested, and maintain the good reputa-
t'on the? have instlv acquired. As there are
imitations, be sure and obtain th genuine
The Washington is as good a compmy as
there is in existence for the policy holder.
P. H. McGRAW Senator
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SAWS ! AXES ! SAWS !
SAWS of all descriptions. AXES. BKLTINO snd
MILL FUKNLMIINGSl CIRCULAR SAWS with
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Boston, iHaasv, or Detroit. .Mich.
1VEW BRUNSWICK O A T 9 .-White,
jj wei hs J to 48 lbs. per bushel, and v elds M
per cent more tnan common iiata r.uciuse baxup ior
deaenptive circular (with testimonials from It States)
and sample of Oata Price & per bushet $14 per &
busheia uinaniiii.x.vA.ia, ion,ra
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Relations of the Sex,," l.at; and "Tut New
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in every Town, for one of the best Pictokial Kahili
m.i..zinkh. Most tihrral inducements offered. Ad
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No. 4S1 BROADWAY, NEW YORK,
YT; 1 1 A; f rttrp Urrvntirn ar a wiAa VIATpnvt
and UKtiANH, or six first-cUas iii&kers. at extremely tw I
pruxfur comm. dtt in (Air month or will take from $5 to
iS monthlv until paid. New 7 Octave Pianos tor ii'.lt
and upwards. New Organs for t-4o and upwards for Cash.
A VICTIM of early Indiscretion, causing Nervoos
Debililv. Premature Llecav. Ac. having tried in
vain every advertised remedy, has a simple means of
self-cure which he will send tree to his fei ow sufferers
for a stamp. We sell no drugs or patent poisons, but
simply do as we say. I ry ne, and don't send to s doctor,
quack, or any other fraud, wlun yon can cure yourselt,
90 Centre street, Aew York.
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penny affair, but one of tbe most useful, ingen ous snd
wonderful little machines ever invented. A (Genuine
l'orio.ilv. It won t cost yon much to write to me.
and 1 will send $Luu to sny one who is dissatisfied with
the investigation. Addreaa, enctoringsiantp.
(P. O. Box 3986) S8 John StreeL New York.
Agents! Read This!
E WIU. PAY AGENTS A SALARY .1
11 30 per week and sx pei
snsea. or allow a large
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M. WAUHiAMt A CO.. Marshall. Midi.
IMPORTANT TO FARMERS.
Pntend ii-mrdinr to Act of Congress, by T. W. Rams-
dell a ( ., in tbe Clerk s omceot tne iistr- 1 -oon
of the United States for the Southern District of
New 1 ork.
The Norway Seed Oats, Startling'
Frauds in the Sale of Counterfeit
seed, Interesting- Facts, Profit itle
Farming, How to Fay mortgages,
Where to get Genuine Seed, Who
We have been to considerable expense in putting
farmers on their $ nard against the frauds that were
being perpetrated in the sale of Seed Oats, but not
until recently did we realize tbe magnitude of these
swindles. IL W. Marshall, of Cincinnati. Ohio, has
issued a circular much ot the c n tents of which has been
copied from ours, iepresenting that he ia oar authorized
sgent for the West for the sale of the Ramsde.l Nor
way Oats seed. We are informed by rebabLi parties in
Cincinnati, that be has sent out over Uolf a Million of
these circulars, and is receiving thousands of orders.
He is a swindler, has never had any of our seed, nor any
communication with us.
N. P. Boyer A Co, Publishers of a country paper
somewhere in Penn., issued a circular in a similar man
ner, claiming to have our seed, but when we exposed
the fraud tbey changed their tactics, and are
advertising th it they import seed from Norway. This
dode is so ridiculouH, in view of the fact that our seed
never came from Norway, and that we are filling orders
from that country, that intelligent farmers are not likely
to be deceived by it Samples sent ns, which same
from them, have been pronounced New Brunswick
Oata by hundreds of farmers wbo examined them.
Other parties are selling what they claim to be our seed.
st prices varying from LoU to 6 per bushel, all tar
raxied, of count, and some use our name. Some of
these parties are honest, but were themselves deceived
in the purchase of seed last year. Out of twenty sam
ples sent ns of Norway Oats, now being advertised,
only two were genuine. We cannot go Uirougn
the whole list but tbe above facts are suihcient We
have only to request that those who boy of such parties
snd are disappointed in thoir crops, will not condemn
our seed, as some did last year.
Facta and figures have already been published, show
ing by as reliable testimony as can be found in tbe land,
that the Kanudell Norway oata will produce from twice to
three Umeaas much to the acre,are heavier,aad of better
quality, stand up better, and are more bardy than any
other known oata. 1 hey have been awarded furty-nw
hrst premiums, at the lata State and County fairs, in
competition with all the varieties now grown, which is
a larger number than was ever awarded to any agricul
tural improvement in a single year. Among the lead
ing journals that have recommended them, may be
mentioned the American Agriculturist New York
tribune, Moore's Rural New Yuraer, Independent
.X. Y. Observer, Methodist Christian Advocate, West
era Kural. Prairie f armer. Advance, Toledo Blade,
and others. We can only present a few specimen
extracts showing the character ot the letters received.
The yield is enormous. The additional value of the
straw more tnan p oust ot seeu."
c l. uiuktst, A'Wd N. Y.
"My yieU from five acres ia 753 bushels. I will beat
the wuxiu neat year."
J. L. Divine, Chattanooga, Tenn.
"Yield from 33 pounds seed on one acre, 113; bush
els." J. Spriug Jdiila, N. i.
"One bushel of your Norways produced as much as
hve buaneia ui tne ourprue iaus."
a i.. w.Hfci,l x roir.eU. ot Premium Farm, IlL
"Yield from 15 lbs seed, so bu&hels: weight 36 Ita"
"G.ew six feet high. I took one bushel to our County
Fair, and receiveu urst premium. eight i Lba."
A. vuo-xa, MuittTsbuxg. Ohio.
Their spreading qualities are enormous. Yield from
1 lbs seed, u tiiuuwa" U. M. UiOiWaJi, A. aI.
"Yield SJ bushels per acre. This is the kind of Axsv
Aawluae. J. it Sixii X, Vvrwica, A. Y.
"One bushel of Norways is worth two or three of other
oats to leeu out. '1 bey nave substance, nut ad cnatt "
S. M. v aire, f resident tiratueooro t V t J xiank.
"I have bought all the unproved seed down to tbe
Norwajs, aiu il is the only one on wmcn 1 nave not
been humbugged. Snow me sny oata tnat wiU beat it
in yield or ituauty, and 1 will gUuly pay itl lor a
uusiuu." W. XL. tiliinKls La, L. N. i.
"My yield from IS acres wss Ion bushels. Common
oata uo same ground yielded au buaha, per acre, itor
ways were heavier, and stood up wmie tne otuers
loucod uadiy." V. C !u xaa, oiuo.
"I bouitht one buhel of seed of N. P. Boier A Co
which tbey auvertiMMl as imported Norway oata, beture
i saw your sdvttfuwniflnt a men Mint ur oue peca ot
vuun. mhiI ucu mn eoual --riM the beca ol
your seed produced as much ucing 14 ttxt as the
ouahei oi theirs ; and yours did not lodee, tneirs uiu.
1. Ia. Duiiua, ra.
"The Norways yield more than double what the Sur
prise do, and are exceueul in quality. I be Surprise
ut are all hull, and a very uecepuve grain, aud
would not pay hail price lor them to leed iu burses."
"The Norway Oata I bought of yon last year have been
aperiect oou-send to xue; A have naiuvu enougu w
u .y iiu a mortgage on my Xariu, wuivti was sue, Mia
aa1 no xthsaas wi iMtyixig, anu 1 have seed leit ior
Acrtw. wbicn i shall pu xu ibia spriug. one more crop
wul iuab me indepeudeuL I be .orwys are aiy v
OaCAit bi hhl, rouu uu uo, nis.
I estimate my clear procit per ac.-e as follows: In-
xieid over ordinary oi, w DUiQ. is ml, oo cts.
; mureaaeu value oi straw as leed, Je ; total. sJ.
inis is dear again, irom an inv.stnieut ul 1 1'. calling
the oats worth same a cminmn oata. It pays better
u.aa wheat or corn. Asa quality, tbey are toe neat uaia
1 ever saw, and any man wuo aai tbey are uot. snow
Uiat he isentiieiy ignorant atioutit.- omers may try
aumeuung else, t wui sLua to tne Aurwajt
CUaa. V i.N dean, Ohio.
"I received IS Ha of Tour oats in the spring of 18 -St.
Sowea ou half an acre ol ground, x'leid, u busheis
weighing 4u lbs to the bushel"
J. jjai.nnA.iTH, White House, Pa.
"Yield from 10 lbs wss 36 bushels. The Thrashers
offered to ihraah such oata at 1 cent per bushel, the
usual price being a ceuta."
O. xt WHEATON, Cam il Inn. N. Y.
"Th . seed I had from vou gives great satisfaction. I
also had some oata. represented to be Norways, Irom
tkmr tt Co.. oi l a. luey are Doming more man a goou
quality of T-iMIl m-" blaca oats.
JltUH OLUHIH, XkUSVO, dlllUl.
"I can assure fanners that ihe Soru-ay Oat are no
humbug. Ihey yield excellently. My neighbor, wuo
part ot the seed, sentnere, nas neaua iroiu ms
neld li inches long. 1 can add my name cbeenuily to
tbe long list oi respectable tarsier, wbo endorse tnem.
xtKV. J. r. ax. X.XA1XX1, xxaxiiCLfcavuie, uiu
"The bushel of oats I bought of yon cost me !!-)
Iunt.d h,r If it h.1 been K liW. I would be satuned
aiv i.rm im duvii on tne I) Lain a. good bottom land. 1 ne
yield and growth were Muipiy enormous, being over Im
bUHb.xs. Ibev welab 4, ius to tne ouauex. x ou wi.
done a great tiling lor the West in the introduction of
these oata, and are deserving oi tne giaieiui mains oi
every la, mar in the country. '
Kj. XX. UU.XSi wtw,,ow"u, va.
There is a very general understanding among farmers
as to supply and probable demand nf this seed. No
reasonable man. who knows the facta doubts for a
moment but that they will come into general use, jo-1
ss rapidly aa the seed c an be tad, displacing all others
from our soiL If the entire product could be retained
in this country, it would require two more crops to
apply tho seed wanted. But it is rapidly becoming
known in other countries. While we have not courted
foreign orders, wishing to reserve that market for
another year, the few samples sent there last year have
produced so well, that orders are daily reaching ns irom
all parte of Europe Even Norway ia looking to ns for
seed that bears her name, several important orders
having been received from tnere. Nearly fifteen percent
of ths last crop will be exported, and probably not less
ih.. i nf the next will find ready sales abroad With
these facts before us, we an not expect a veiy great
H-tjon in nrice of seed next year. v e nave snown
j, at price of ordioanr oat, thej are a profitable crop.
iiir hnshel. ther will pay handsomely; bnt at 43
or $4 it is an easy matter for a farmer to pay off mart
gages or build a new bouse from a few acres. Last
season a 9-acre lot yielded $11.25 to a New York far
mer a larger sum than he had nude in ten years farra
jog. A. Wisconsin farmer did still better ; and hundreds
have made small fortunes. These facts can be fully
proven any day by undoubted testimony. While these
high prices last, it is a speculation, but if i taft and
nirt. We hope no farmer will buy this seed unless he
fully believes hs is doing himself a greater favor than
be is us. Many have thanked us for urging them to buy
last year, and thousands will do so next year.
HOWTO GET SEED.
Our price is $7.50 per bushel ; $1 w0eI:
-' m nir neck. Ior t be convenience of those wiping
t7Kruut, we wid send 3 tt- b, mall. post-Pa"!.
'"v&l. onr seed varies in -eight rom to ftjto th.
wnicn is enousu v"T f, ottice order or regis-
D. W. JiAIVISDEIiIi St CO..
21S Pearl Street, New York,
171 1 .ate Street. C'uicaaTi. 111..
614 North 3th SU, SU Louis, Ms.
59 F.nrte.nth St, Omaha. Neb.,
r II. POST, Springfield, ill,
tr Largs Illustrated Cireular r ise.
- iVv;! .
unlike all other
Bitter 8 in the
Most Bitters, no
called, are merely wixhiwashy stuff,
sold as a beverage. Dr. uobav.k
Bitiers are not a beverage m any -.
sense of the word, but contain the.
most erpeimve drugs knoicn to
science for the' radical cure of
Indigestion and Dyspepsia, and
for all cases where a tonio and
restore the vital
forces in a re
and give tone to
It is now eleven'
ni...h x. ..i
llUiyUlA. lCC llt-
ph ysicia n, from
den, came to this
country and introduced the Scan
dinavian Blood rurijier; since
which time thousands have been
cured, by its use, of Scrofula aiid
other blood diseases. It contains.
besides the Iodide of Potassa and
c r Ci.v;: : .7..,.
ijiruu vj uiuitii'iu, ui uu-f tuiiJui i-
ed from Sweden for its exoress
j 4 ,
manufacture, unknown and not
kept by apothe
caries in this
single trial will
convince tie most
skeptical of Us
Blood Pills are
any Pill manu-
tacturea ior a
One trial inva
riably establishes them as favorites
with all who use them.
Tlie reasons why Dr. fioback'sl
Blood Pills should be kept ui ev
ery family are: Because they can
be emploued in all cases tchere a
' family physic is required, and
are perfectly safe in their admin
istration at all
they are made
both with and
adapting them to
the use of every
they can be pur-
chased at any
drug store at the
price of ticenty-1
five cents per
ror Sale bij Druggists
and Dealers in Patent
Jletl icin e.t e very-wh ere.
AlflA RFAV t R ft for 1ST ease of Vorr'oi
Jol f f iM-utri that cannot becored. Kncloee
stamp for circular. Ladies send lor I'mai Circular.
B.SLJimork, Crystal Spring Cure. Crystal Spripg. N.
dOMETHIMJ NEW A neat Pockit Album,
7 containing t?n pictures, beantiruiiy coiorea, sent
by mail tor ou cents, sodti
Box 5, Amsterdam, N. Y.
S. J. Barton, Agent
Warranted nnrav nalatable. and to preserve pickle.
First Premium swarded at the U. S. Fair, tke Illinois
State rair, and Chicago City Isir. Largest Works in
the United States, rstahlished ltMH. Cttaa. o. a.
PRUSaLNij, and 3-1 1 tae street. Chiiago.
For sale by all dealers in
DRY COODS & NOTIONS.
ACHT CLUB SMOKING TOBACCO
la everywhere pronounced by competent judges
to be superior to others for the
Tt is made of tbe finest stock grown.
It has a mild and agreeable aroma.
It is anti-nervous in it effects, as
It is free from drugs, the Nicotine
Having also been ..trac-ted.
Ir leaves no send, disagreeable aftertaste.
Does not sting or born the tongue.
Leaves n- offensive odor in Ihe room.
Orders for elegant Meerschaum Pipes
Are daily packed in various bags.
It is of a bright golden color.
Being very ugbt. one pound will last
Two or three umes ss long as others.
Buy it, try it, snd convince yourself.
If your dealer does not keep it ask him to get it.
UREKA SWOXING TOBACCO
I Is also a very good article, and makes an excellent
smoke It is much lower in price and of heavier
, body than the former, and its sule, wherever lntro
1 duced. ia not only permanent, but constantly on
the increase. Orders for elegant ileerscnaum ripe.
e also placed in tne various oags 01 wis umiu ahaaaj.
bare now been it gen
eral use in the L nited
. 3 TiT TT W1 "P C I btates over lltl years.
1 j and still acknowledged
"the best" wherever used.
This brand of Fine
Cot Chewing Tobacco
has no equl or supe
nor snywbere. It is
without doubt the beat
Chewing Tobacco in the country.
SEND FOR CIRCULAR.
P. Xrorillard & Co. ew tcotb.
Made by one Agent, selling siivin riTij r r.i-A.-rric
bmxiy. Over5U,UOO now in use. Recommended by
Hun. Uxrac HtUa, and -li. AciUA AgivlivriAJ. One
county reserved for eacb Agent. C A. LUiO A Lo.
3b Corilantk SL, A. 1".. or 136 wcaVuaetoa SL, t'Atonfo, I if.
"ECONOMY IS WEALTH'.' FRANKLIN.
II THY will people pay $50 or more for a Sia
M.WUIti when H will buy , one that has a
AianUard r. puUtioe, ia double threaa. "'j
Tsble. .construct noon 'JZ,e-
structed upon nii"'i , ,11,. ihji
runs by friction, and excels nht9j
Macn.nes. fall, ntonev'
principles, runs it 1, , intended 101
celebraied Macbines. - 'r"i. " TnTl,
poor people who want to Tlnt. ..J
VlZTu wi. Machines sent 10 Agents mu
to needy familiea I-or f aklln aid
Special fatalotr.es of SEEDS either Whole
sale or It el an, sent to him-- - -a
receipt of Stamp.
fourooOAl. Addre- all letter, to
K. II. A1XEN & CO..
V R-Ifyon want anything for use on your farm, send
ft'amo to us snd we will either wnte yoo the desired
fnforraAtionr nd you a Special Circular ol which we
issue a lar :e number
rATEK-PRCMiF PAPER, for Ont and
' ti OTfAY, Cant4en.Il. J.
t . 1 d A'
Ol Oil Fo first-clsas new 7 Oetare Pianwa.
QaCSU Sent on trial. L. a. Piano Cut. New Vuvt;
CAT? 3E CUHED.
Those having friends afflicted are earnestly solicited
send for a CIRCULAR LKTTKK Of RkiR
KNl KS and TESTIMONIALS which will convince too
skeptical of theCURABlLll'i' of tne xldkJUi.
Address VAN BL'RKN LLCKROW, .NL U.
36 Great Jones St -N Y. City.
Diusical Box lor Tuo Dollais.
THE FRENCH :UKAT SENS.tTION-Kiajbt
select airs. minently adapted fur the drawing
room table. No. 1, tunes, ii; No. X 14 tunes, 3: No. 4.
J4tune,.x Sent hy mail on receipt of pnee. Orders
tbe amount of .-s.. hoi c. O. L; ons dollar must
scconipany the order to mure it; the balance (4) to be
paid when goods are received. Send three-cent stamp
new uiuairaieu catalogue, with list of tunes.
Aouress . BAhKLKi g CO..
JMiUbertv street New York.
BY SFTNTJINIi 3-5 CENTS, with age, height
color of eyes and hair, yon will receive by return
nuut a correct picture ol your future husband or wiie,
with name and data of mamago. Jf
Address n. tu .v,
P. O. Drawer t rnitonnlie. New Horn
SHOWS HOW ITJ UOUHLKTHK rKUl in W
THK FAhUt. and how farmers and their sons saa
$100 PES. xvxoriTS
VTinttsr. lu.uui copies will b mAiIed fre to tWnwn. .
end Moune aod wddrtM. to
AtiENTS FOR asswea. J KJ
fa the IondleMs W'mt and Sunny Sovth.
How, way mad wbore to tind Uieiu. All about tho won
derful proctreas aad reat iwources oi tn country.
New, freh mlerenuii4f mod popwii&r. One volume. J ioo
uJaetnuous. Pncoiow.- a nrt coaaco lo maJte akooey
Send for circuihvr. FfcOPLiv'S tL &LLztSO AX
lot tf HtreoU Caicfo. iii.
awarded to subscribers snd sgents for Wood's Horsg-
uoui Mauazxme, the largest and best Uoilar Jiontbiy
in tbe world. Similar prizes to be repeated sijod. hull
particulars in March Number. For sale by all New,
dealers, or sent with Catalogue of Preimnras on receipt
ol lu cents. Address S. S. V001, Nswborgh. N. Y.
r"CDAV! 40 new articles for Agents.
lAwm't Samples r. IL B. nri A W. Alfred. Mr
And feiaUe of KraJ Estate and Personal
Property, at t'aaswille, Llsu.
Jnne 1st, 1S70.
Property valued st $44,000 rattled st i(J0. Only il
perchance! No blanks felvery chsnoe guarantees a
pnze. Agents wanted in every loumy ana mis
Address, (enclose stamp! L O, aMll xl A CO. Manag
ing Agents, Caasville. ta. .
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STREET A SMITH. Proprietors.
Kn l FnhVin Straat Naw'Ynrk
A REGULAR GRADUATE OF MEDICTNK.
as diploma at othce will show, has been longer
engaged in the treatment of enereal. .-exuai au.
Private Disease loan any other p&yscuui in at,
Uphills. Gonorrhea, Gleet, Stricture. Orchitis,
neriia and Kuptur; .all Lrinary ,l'aes snd
Svnojlitio or Mercurial Afflictions of the 1 broat,
ak.norbonesare treated withunparaleUedsuccwsa.
Spematorrhes, Sexual Debility and Impotency.
as she result of self-abuse in youth, sexual excemee
n maturer years or other eauseaand which produce
someef the following effect, aa nocturnal emis
sions, blotches, debuity.dizziness, dimness of sight,
confusion of idea, evil forebodings, aversion to
society of female, loos of memory ami sexual power,
snd rendering marruigs anproper. aro permo-
nTbeyitorSopporroniHesin hospital and private
-i in sx lMiisor snv other
citvT Kackhlexof at Louis papers prove that ha .has g
been located there longer by years tnan snyoxuers
and sdo intme.its are unrivalled in th w est, no
sorpMsed anywhere. Age, with experience. can be
relied upon, and the doctor can reter to many phy
ciathiw.ghouttbecountry. I o past success and
present position he stands without s competitor.
The Writings of Physician whose rep
taxion is I nion-wide ahotut! bv
Doctor WHrrrrEB publishes a MEDICAL
PAMrULEl' relating to venereal diseases snd tbe
disastrous and varied consequences of selt-abus,
that will be sent toany address in a sealed envelope
fortwostamps. Many pbysiciansintrodiice patients
tolhe Uoctor alter reading hie Medics! r-smphlet.
Communication conhdentiia. A Inendly tala J
cost you nothing. thee central, yet retired
So. 617 St. Charles street, r,t- 1 ouis. Mo. Uoors
i a. X. to 7 P. M. bundaysl2toir. M.
No HCWBCO. It is mrrow'eif to cur lost or impaired!
Taste, Smell or Hearing. Watering or Wean rye.
Offensive Kreatb, Lacerated throat or Month, Pais and
Pressure in the He.d. snd I oss of alemory. whea
caused, ss all ot them frequently -re, by the ravages of
Catarrh. It is pleasant and painless to ns. contains no
strong poisonous or eausue drugs, but rwas tn ii xntlj
I will pay &jU Reward for a eass of Catarrh that I
For Sale by moot DrnguUt. Everywhere.
PBICC OXLT 30 CETTS.
If yonr Druggist has not vet got it on sale, dont bo
pot off with some worse than worthies strong stuff,
"fumigatur, or poisonous caustic sitiution, which will
rirauVr dmsai n uV. rwp instead of curing it, but send
sixty cents to mo and the remedy will reach yoo by
return mail. Four packages, post-paid, ti : on. dozen
'"send a two cent stamp for Dr. Sage's Pamphlet oa
Catarrh. Address the proprietnr,
K. V. PtlKCK. M. D., BuyTAXO, S. Y.
Weed Family Favorite
A s now perfected, is the BEST and MOST RELIABLE
FAMILY SEWING MACHINE
For ALL KINDS of family work, now "a- wi
ILAHiiFR RAS.JK of work, sewing from tbe U1.HTWI
2ond3Mto theHKsrrrr bk.svkb doth or lkathku. with
ouTcuange of Needles. Thread or Tension It : mpls
and not liable to get ont of order. H has a straight
needle snd makes the Lock Mitch.
Kpunsihle Agents wanted in-every county. A Bb-
i diacount to the trsae. ina lor pnee xiss sna
terms to lihO. C. TH il ASA CO., lf Lake street,
Chicago., Agents for the Northwest.
Should occasion require yoa to parchaae this well'
knnwn rrrnedy.be careful to see that the initials are
"It. A." This is the article that has been so favorably
known since lr9, and purchasers must tmrniM on hsving
it, if they do not wish to have an imitation forced npoo,
SCHWARTZ II AS LETT,
(Tormerly B. A. Fahnestock's Son A Co..
SOLB PROPRIETORS. PITTSBURUH. PA.
"TAirARRAXTEI (JAKBES SEElS.-ent by
Tl mail to sny Post Ottice in the I nited Ststes.
ILLL'STKATKD PKH'KD CATALOC.UKS FOR 17 J
mailed to applicants. Edw'd J. Etass A Co., York, Pa
17 M pLoYMEVT FO R IaA D IE". Light, pleaa
mJ ant and very profitable, suitable for any lady,
for full particulars enclose tea esou for expeoses 10
T. & CaiAPalAX, 171 Caxuimug sueet, ooatoo. alasv