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UAinu. ihLiiAiuiH, 1UJSSDAY. MUKiVIiNii, FEBRUAKY 21. 1B82.
M yor - t . il. Tbimlawoud.
r -, ir-'l1 .1 Kerth.
i"l.rk IicUhk. J, fo'ry.
C..Hi,:(,f--VAm. H. OllVrt.
l. ni,l,. Jl. Mi yiT.
VI m.-.;. lUmi'i nix-Mem.
KIIKi Of Al.ntUMKD.
.I,- t ter . T. M . Klml.MUjh.
S. ni'l 'uro-Jr-m' II'iiUh, C. N. IIiikW.
I'll ru Wmd M. f. Wnk'i. John Wood,
mirth V r-t- i'hi-r'w 0. rV.tcr, Adolpb Hwo-
- U , Wtwl--T. 'A". IU:(!v. Rrnr.tU. I'ottlt.
f.'lic lit J iUi''. .f.l!'.U'-r.
I'i.-r iliOuik A, K Irvln .
i.'ouuy JV.i,' ! V'c iin.
fount CVrk S. J. Uiimri).
Cciuty .".t.irnnjr ' M IHinron.
:iiil,iyTreniiurir Miles W. I'rirkiir.
(.onmir-lt Hiaeond ,,.,' r
.'oin'.yCimmlauiiiiif-T. w. IUltidy. J. A
UlbU ui.'l IVKT ap.
CiAlli'JHk.rTHr. Uiruer fnth and I'opUr
i rtrvtfti; ptnacbiun llrtand taint fcundayn In
cac mouth, II m. t'l 7: m i pray" ibmi
iiiTburiiUy, 7:')l. ra-i Suoda .fliool, :S0 a.in
-'HCIICU or TUK UBDKKMUR-(Kjilii'Mn)l
L lourtvewh itret; Sunday Mi . l'j'r
CiuhAHiel; . m., Httil'Uy arhool 'IM-'i a ni
Morj.utf irrT: 8-.iiip. ra., evuniuK rayera. r.
r. l.viiiuri, H T, It- Hact-ir.
L"i!i.vr MISSION AHY EAPTIST CUCRCll.
T I'n-iichthir at Id:' n... P- " V-,' p- ni'
sr-'dMh -chool t T: p. tn b. T. J. hlioret,
I I lUfcHAN-Tblrtoeulh trw!t; artdi.a rab
I j bath l:8ii a. in. i Sunday school 2 p. m. her.
Kl. ;il)t. tutor.
MtjT!IoDIST-Cr. Kiifbtr and Wiluut -treita,
frcMhine rtahbmb 11:01 a. m. ami 7 p. m.
Sunday fi'-liool at .Ix'ti p. m. Kov. J. A. Scurrett,
I ntor. ,
IJS.EMrtTKXlAS -Eidl.th nitjt; iirtacblnif on
jl -bUI at 1U m. and !;ip. m.; prayer
li-iW WnlwdaT at 7:) p.m.; holiday tcbou
it : p. in. IU B. V. 'loore. paator.
lt. Jnstl'll S--iHoman Calbollc) Corner I'mii
ii'.il V.'iir.iil tn'-Ui; r.-rlf BahbatU lO:S"a.
u. lurtiv S-:no-il at 2 p. m.: Vweri t p. in.: r
ic. eK T'ly - . He?. O'ilara, I'rient.
OT lATHI'!K.' H'ima Catbo!lc)Coruer Mulh
O n:vi knd WaauiiiKfin aveua; aurocei bub
omb e and lu a. ui.; VVpfr p. it.; Snudiiy Scfajol
t m. a rviM ev.try dny at . m. R"- a.itrriU
U. K, UttK CARD AT CAIRO.
ILLINOIS CH.NTKaL K. II.
Tl!ll KKPAKT. TIUI.I1KIVB.
, 3:IJ.m I tMall :ii8.m
AccomMatinn llilo a.m B.wthh - 1 .fn
t;ire( 4: p.ni I AccnmdalluB..4 J5 pm
MIHS CKNTRALK. K.
ttfall 4 :M a. in I Mall .. S:'Kp.m
tKipreft.-.-.. 10:1 1 a m I tEipM m
V. It ST. t. K. It. (Narrow Qaugti )
KW''-.-. 8:i.m Kapruaa
Acioni'datlxn. 1-a p m I Acwm'daloin Vi. V p m
ST. I-., t. M. S. K. 11.
tKxpro ll::wi m I tKxpn-M ........ 8:M ' P m
tArroiii uat'un. r:3Up.iu tAccom datluu lla.m
WAHAS1I. 8T. LOI IH A PACIFIC K'7 CO.
Mitli b.... 5:iJnvmla!l Fi.... 9:19 .w
Daily except Sunday, t Daily.
ILLINOIS CENTRAL R. R.
V.A . i M T W M -w - .
SliMi-tcst o.l Quickest Route.
St. Louis and Chicago.
The; Only L.ine llvinaiiit;
MA KINO DlKKCT CoNNKOTION
TaxiN Lsat Caiiiii:
3:10 h m. Mail.
Arriving In St. Lmil 9:45 a.m ; Cblcnif'i.HiW p.m.
-ofiiii!ctiiiiJ at Odin and KillriKl.am for Clncin
nail. I.unti'vlik'. Iiidiaaapolir aud polmi Kat.
1 l:lO ii.in. Ht. I .on in find AWuUtii
Arrlvlnirtn St. Loulu 7:0fi p. m., and connecting
for all puitiK tvum.
l::jO p.m. Kiat Kx)vai.
rurSt. I.(iol and Chlfo, rrlvii)(C at8t. Loul
tin !( i t. a ii I i 'Kici.i.k 7 -M1 a Tn
4 :li p. in. Clncjinnatl Kxiiroa.
Arrlviiiir at Cincinnati 7:X) a.m.: Loumrlll 7:S0
a m.; IndiMinpolln 4:(i a.m. I'tipi'r by
tbif train ruach the nbove polnta 1U to Jtl
Hot US iu advance of any other route.
fkv-The 4:-) p. m. eprt-a hnn Pl'I.I.MAN
hl.KKI'I!J CAR Cairo to CInclrnail. wltho'it
choiiKi!, mid throuith aleopur to bt, J.oula and
Fast Time Kast.
by thio line notbrnuvli to lr.t
J ilSft'llCia grn polnta without any delay
tamed by Hauday lutorvunliiK. The Hnturdar after
noon train from Cairn arrives In now York Monday
nornluii at 10:35. Thirty-six bouraln advance of
nv othur route,
( f-Kor throuKh ticket and further Information,
apply nt IMInolii Central Uallruad IVpot, Cairo,
J An. .IOUNH0N, J. H. J0NK8,
Oen. Houtbem Agi'nt. Ticket Ammt.
i. II. HAN BON, dun. I'um. Agent. (Jblcnico
jEOROR II. LEACH, M. D.
Phvnician and Surgeon,
Simcliil attention paid to the Homeopathic Iwnt
meiilof Kuritlcaldlaeaiea, anddliuateR of women
unto-: On 14th atroct, oppopltn the I'ont Ofllce,
jyrt. W. 0. .lOCB'LYN,
.DK NT 1ST.
OTltiiC -Bltfhtli tr-Pt. TirarOomivrrfla! A'.ttne
pK. K. W. WniTLOCK,
Orrm-N,.; IH6 Commercial Avenu., batwe'oo
Ughtliaud Ninth Street .. ,
(t W. WHKELEU,
SuirniKir Wood and Kiiullinir
rm'laully r.n nano
At Kftvi'utj-five mit pr loud.
.t ou dollar per lnaI.
Th "lrHnmln(fF',ar eoaran ihavlnjf and rak
ui nm nummer wood ror coualri purponeiaii well
m the chapt ever a.ild Id Cairo. For black
mini Dxe lusettlLie ttrfct. tby are UDoqnkiled
"" rr iiruura ai inv leuiii ainwt wnoq yard
CAIRO CITY FERRY CO.
Uu aiid afir Monday. JuneTth, and or.tll Inrthet
notice thi tinyhoi wt'.lnake trlpa r followa:
'.CAVEb LIAVE. LIATB.
?oot f oQrtli H. Mi.Kiuri Lai'd'K. Kentnr.ky Ld g.
:V. m. ro. 9 a.m.
in.-a: n. iu:3a. m. U a. m.
3:0H p. m 3:V pm. S p m.
' pm 4:10 p.m. S;niip.in.
' i. m ! n m 1 o.m
?DM aH-JT.iWjfJjW! ,7 -'
A Now and compn-te n't1. f-oullnif on lee
avconuana imiiroul streitu,
pM'etiger D pot of thu CbIcki;o, ht. Loul
nt) .lew Orlciiii.
: lllluol" Central; vabaib, St.
I.oiila and I'aclllc; Iron Mountain and Muthern
Uoti le and Ohio; l air . and St. Louia Kailwavt
Laming i lint one :iiare dixtanl.
i ii iioiei ) tinted by ateam. baa utoaw
I.amiilr. 1 1 tlraiillc KlevaUir. Kli trir I'nll u.,n.
Autornailc Flre-Alarma. Hatha, abaolulely pure air,'
hnpurb ftimtiiLlnBa. perfect .ervlec; aud au nil
r,.. . nvnrnTO IlIMl LIlinUIHIS I infl riltlliTI tai
Ii. P. I'AHKKH ,te CO.,Loa.eo
A LEX AN DER COUNTY
Coiinncreial Avenue and Eighth Street, I
F. nilOHS. I'rutdi'itt. I P. NKFK. VlcoPrea'nt
li. wm.LS, Canhler. T. J. Kerth, Am't ciinh
F. BrnH . Cairo William Kimje. .Cairo
I'oter.M'ir " wniiam woir.... "
CM (iKterloli " I 0. (i. Putter "
K. A. Under " It. Wella
J. Y. C'lemou, Calvdoula.
A (IK.EltAL HANKING BUSINESS DONE.
Kxchanso aoM and bought. Iutcreat paid In
the Savlnva Department. Collection mailii and
all huiiluuM promptly uttunded to.
NEW Y'ORK STORE,
WHOLESALE ANJ) RETAIL. '
The Largest Variety Stock
IN TltJfl CITY.
GOODS SOLD VKRY CLOSE
C. O. PAT I Kit CO.
Cor. NtncUMiith atreat I
Oomuinrclal Arena. 1
FLA YOKING FXTKACTs.
While other Jinking rowdi-r
tire largely adulterated w.;t
Alum and other hurtful drug?,
ia been kept unchanged in all
its original purity and ntrenqth.
The beat evUlence of its tnfelg
and effertivenesH in the fact of its
having rteeired the highest tesfi
monial front, the most s uiitnlu
che mint in the United State,
who have analyzed it, from its
introduction to the present time.
There are no nnirdern tit at hrnr
higher rhemieal tests, nor anil
that nhow ho good results by the
Jl is a pure Fruit Acid Jiaklnn
I'otnlrr. Made by
STEELS & PRICE,
Chicago, UI., and St. Louis, Jo..
Manufacturer, of Lnpnlin Yeast
Gem-, Dr. Priced Special Flavoring
Extracts, and Dr. PricoV (Jniaua
STOVES AND TINWAHE.
gTOVES! STOVES I!
ALL SORTS, SIZES AND STYLES'
Maniifurlnrer ot and I Wler in
Tir, C0ITKR & SUEET-rilON WARE
AM. KINDS VY JOB WOltK DONR TO ORDKR.
20. 2? KIOHTil STREET.
Cairo. . . Illinois
rpiIKCITY NATIONAL RANIC.
Of Oilro. Ulinoifi.
- 71 OHIO LKVEK.
CAPITAL. J I 00.000
A General Uanliin?; business
TMOS. AN'. irAI.r.UJAV.
TNTEItl'ItlUE SAVING HANK.
Of Cairo, .
EXCLUSIVELY A SAVIXGS BANK.
TltOS. AV IIAl.I.lDAV,
PROPRIETOR OF SrROAT'S PATENT
Wholesale Dealer in Ice.
ICK ny THE CAR LOAD OR TON.WELI
."CKEn FOR 8U1PPLG.
,Oar Loads a Specialty.
C F F I O HI
Cor. Twelfth Street and Leree,
COAL, WOOl iCKf
WOOl), COAL ami ICE.
by tbo Ton or Car Load, delivered In any pnrt of tbo
. tt'ii mm i r
MARKETS BY TELEGRAPH
t -m. .
vihcaoo, reo ay i a. m
r.irk-Mwh. $17.02; April. 117X0
Wliciiit-M ircli, 1.22. April, $1.24
Corn-, Mty, osc.
OaU- My, 43c.
CuicAuo Fob, 20 p.m.
Pork-March, tl7.43$;Il $17.(50 R
Wliet-SIiroh,tl.4; April, fl.25
Chicaoo, Foli, 20 3 p. u
Wicat-Miirdi, 1.23K;J.! April 12
Corn-Ftl., 57h'c. March 575(f: May 03
Nkvv Youk, Feb, 20 p. m.
Wheat No. 2 Clilcnga .$1.231J24.:
No. 2 R. W. l.34if ; No. 2 Mil. $1.33
1.35; R.W. $1.3U39.
Corn No. 2 07C8.
Idotod on tlnyPnnt,
Thtit IVM.I little iii.,.n rtf lui'a.
And I knew that theilurlinK loved mo,
in npiti! or her toiiKlnir waya.
But, whenever I 8xk of marrlHtro,
mr mihwcr whs pi,nn HUH pin :
"I've Uki many thlnim to think of
To think ulioiit thinirs like that"
Dora, lirlKhtr-r than Hiiuihine,
Sweeter thuti tlow' rs In blow,
O. If you love mo, Dora.
Why do you tense mo ho?
I couldn't iret on without her;
1 ntlf'ed In tnv limf.lv nwim
An'l thought bow hor mairic preseneo
Would brighten Its dniwuy if I(hiii
hit inimoiu hiki worK on the taluu,
iter now ra in tin- window-Hunt,
And herwdr nil dimple, and roses,
I'onrinif tho tea at nlyht.
Dora, liriirhterthun Hiuuhltie,
twrH'tiTthiin tlow'rs in blow,
O, If you love me, Dora,
Why do you tense me bo?
I boiiirht in despnlr a lleono,
I caiiifbt her and held her fut;
'O. Dora, lHk here, my ilnrllnir
The lii'i.nui. hn. imwi 1...
"How humbly mean!" ahe murmureil,
as soon n mirpriie eould Hieak;
"lint rather thun lo-e the lleetiHe
Shall it be this day week?"
Dora, my houwholii fairy,
Dora, my roue in blow,
O, but I love you, Dora,
Silting btdble me o.
THE THREE GREENS.
A Detective's Story.
Shortly after the Critiictin war. an in-
diviiltrtl wlios.; ririt urn whs incased in
ximiiut una tiling in iv .sun"; i-titcri'd h
iiiarnificfiit jewelry slmj), tiio jiroprictflr
in n inrii was a Mr. .James tireon. lim
Mrancr Had that in Ihh iipjiearatieit
iwiirn is t'ticraiivsivii'il aisfingnr; his
caiTta''i; and "arb revealed tho military
veteran, and his manners the finished
gentleman. At the door halted an ele
gant cabriolet, and the g;nid taste of it.s
owner was made aiMiarent bv the plain
lillt neat, liverv of tint crr,w,ni .mil tt,n
. j r,--......
choice trajipings of the handsome, blyod-
The stranger staled tleit he u-n it, .tip.
- - -
ous of iirociiriii!? a foiniilele silvert;iMe.
service, rich, solid and elegant, but with
nine ornamentation, uouia Mr. tireen
M'enare such a one fur him? Tim tmU.
smith answered, ofeonr.se, in tho affirm
ative, and showed several put terns to
nis visitor, who men iieseribed very
minutely the style in which lie wished
tho articles to be made, and asked by
what time they could bo got ready. At
the same time he insisted on ininetiiMl.
jty, saying lie must use the set nt a re
ception he would soon give at liis new
resilience in Leicester oouare. tireen
liromised to have it dune in fhreo ivi..bu
and then tho two parties discussed tho
The Jeweller very carefully made all
l.: i . i i . ... , . ..
ins calcinations, ami (temaiiueii JUi'UU,
M'l... ..i. - ...il. ....... i
- in: j-i i ail",-! h iii. v ii-n i ii'iv MllllietllS.
tl;en said he liad determined upon get
ting a. service am cost or iiooo, and
reilltested Mr. (Jt'een to mid nj nmnv
more pieces to the net ns would fix tho.
! . ..i il. i I . f a a
juice iu inai suiti. jkir. iireen tnaiikeil
the ovilUoninn fur this ninrk rif ennli.
deiH;e, and inquired of him to whoso
. ., .! , 1 ..
reeoniineuiiauon no oweu ms iiatron-
"No one lias recommended you to
me," replied tho stramrcr.
The ieweler looked tin in siirnrise. Thn
stranger, who bail hitherto worn an air
oi uigniiy almost amounting to mister
uy, now ueeaino more ineniiiy, ami con
tinued: "I am a soldier. .nivo served for
years in India, and more recently in thu
Crimea. At Ralaklava I received a se
vere wound in mv riirht arm ami hand.
which will perhaps disable tiro member
for life. Jly patronage you owo to
jour parents, grandparents, mid, in
fact, to tlie whole line of your ancest
Tho Jeweller was amazed and bewild
ered. His mirellls. mill ollint nneiiut.ird
liad long been dead, and eould not havo
referred tho soldier to him. Tho latter
apparently enjoyed Mr. (ireen's perplex
ity, mm summiy cnnunucti:
"1 will make-myself clearer. .When,
In consequence of this unfortunato
wound" hero a sudden twin in his
book, nnd count oil' your 1500, for I do
...... i. . ... i . . . ,
noi wish vu ttirry n moment uciore suuw
inir vour clu Mwuvrc to mv wife."
..,r . , . . . . . '
I no leweiier Hastened to comply, llo
j ... . .
fifilr femik tlm 1,1111.111 Iteiwiuf .ntti7tiniib
et rt card-ease, a setof ivory tablets, nnd
a silk nurse, through whoso meshes
6 littered some fivo or six sovereigns
ut 110 pocket book. Upon the colonel's
request, ho then examined nil ofhis pock
ets. Tho search was futile.
"Strangol Incomprehensible! Could I
have lost it, or been robbed?" muttered
tho colonel, audibly, perplexed nnd pro
voked. ."What o'clock In ltfM ho sud
'. . ' '1 '. ' ' ..
'Twentyminutes to five."
"(JoodI It is time enoti"h. Yon must
make Yourself serviceable to me mini
more, my dear Mr. Oeen, and act as
my secretary. 1 on know 1 cannot use
HIV riirlit linml Will vnn liani lln i.r..i,L
ness to write a few lines for nie to my
W ith tlicsn unl'ilj the eilnui'l cli'imei!
:. : : 11.
io tne jeweller s desk, on winch lay
some writ in ir tmper printed with the
name of the linn. Takinir a sheet he
placed it before the jeweller, saying.
"Itns will do. Mv wife knows that I
inn here." lie then dictated, and tho
"Mv Dkab Wikk: Il'ivo tho ifioilnps. to
fond me at once tirmn llirouvb tiiebeiirer. Vou
L lllitv U'hf.ro I hn tix.iii.w Id Ir.x.r fn.n 1.,
mediate need of ilj therefore do notib'talntbo
inesBentrer, who la u trusiwiu-ihy X'rHou.
i niir aueei inn. nit niixoiui'i,
"'J'hank you," said the colonel, after
Tieriisni" the enistli.. "Miclm.l " 1...
J -.-' .....
cried. Stctlliinir to the door nnil enlliinr
the groom, "take this letter, ride home
as fast as you can, and return ut once to
this place with that which my wife will
Ihu groom took the letter, bowed, and
nuicklv drove on. - ...
Fifteen niintifes. half An Imnr. nnnrlif
an hour passed awav, and Michael did
not return. Tho colonel wnveil imn.
tient, and wished that he had gone in
person for the money. The jeweller
essayed to tranquillize him, but ineU'ect-
'I hava ulwavs rcarded the fellow na
honest and trustworthy." sniil tlm enl.
onel, "ami haveon several occasions in
tnisted him with large sums of money,
though, it is titm, never with as much as
at this tinio. Fifteen hundred pounds
may have proved too strong a tempta
tion for him." l'llllirw- nut; liis nmn-nifl.
cent cold watch, he cmitmuoil. "Pu ill
wait just sdven and ft half minutes long-
or fi.t tlmf t j ,.v. ..,!, .1... '.... !. ...I
wi viii.u 13 C.IU Ilj UIU III1IU It L.IKC3
him to drive hither from Leicester
lite seven and a half minutes were
rrrfn. n iwl 1.a l.n.l . ...
iuu i.iii. iit.il ijuu I I flue.
The colonel could contain himself no
"Do niethe favor. Jfr. Oeen. tn enll
a cab," he said, iu the greatest impa
tience. "I shall p-o home mvself. ami
will return within half an hour."
I he cab wa.s soon nt the ilmu.
"Ollick toLeiee-.terSiiii!ire!" erimltlm
... l... 1 ... 1 ..I
i"im:i iv- uijai'i ii nil. .a n.'iii-i'ritwn
extra, if you drive well."
I he cab drove oil' as rnoiillv na tlm
horses could iro. The n-olilsmith in tlm
majuntime had tl.o service packed up,
ami wuiieti ior ms pftiron s return. J ho
clock struck six, seven, eight, nine. The
Colonel did not come. Sinimthiiwr in,.
USUal must have dot .tin nil him- l.iit M.n
jeweller felt no anxiety, for had he not
still the service aud a deposit of ii)o,'
Tired of waiting at last, he closed his
shop at half after nine and went home.
His wife, who 'l id loiur lu'.'ii iYtu.iii,-
him, had crown sleepy, and was slnmlZ
eiuifi jicaceniuy xm a sola. An open
letter lav in her Jao. Mr. Creen strmi..il
lightly to her side, intending to wake
Jier Willi a KISS. Whn his eves fe urw.n
.i. i .
'What is this?" he crieil. ilimif,,,,,.,!.
1, as he recognized his own handwrit
ing and the letter which he had just
written for the colonel.
The reader can readilv miesntlio gikuu.1
and the connection.
True, there eistiil a. rvilnm.i f:
who had served in India and the Crimen,
and had been wounded nt Hiil-ikl-iv
who had rented the house in Leicester
Square, and who possessed a consider-
flhle fortune. Knf nlnut ).,..,..,., ,,,. ...
Coloue Green who had ordered tho
silver service. Heaven knows by what
means the simmers liad iruineil k-nmvl.
edgo of all the facts and 'circumstances
upon which they constructed their no.
mirably ingenious plan.
Tha man nersonntiiur fhn (rrfinm of
course was an accomplice, nniftho letter
Which Mr. .1 nines Oeen li.'iil nenneil for
the psetido t'olonel Jama (irwn was
delivered by him to the jeweller's wife,
who did not hesitate a minute to deliver
to hilll the IMilH). Iiecnuse shn reenir.
nized her husband's handwriting upon
the paper stamped with the name of tho
jewelry firm. Who the sly rogues
were never enmo to light.
fiat' in otlt in n Nour Tnirl-iiul iiininn
as th "Ananias-Samihira-Kli-reikins
Tho late Rev. S. Hanson fW T) 1
of New York, had a mind so well stoi ed
that it was said of him. "He needs Imt
to 'turn tho spigot1 at a moment's no-
lice, and a stream of learning and in
formation on any subject will instantly
How." Dr. Cltvler relntea one rotnurbu.
blo instance Ho says:
Something very liku a meteorle shnu.
or il Was when we Worn nswemhb.,1 In
the Academy of Musin to receive the
astronomer, 1'rof. Mitchell, nnd listen
to him on behalf of
lory in Central Park. The house was
niieit witii tne most iirillhmt, intelligent,
scientific and cultivated audienee.
Word Was broltrrht t Imt Aiulilnn ill
Pivventcd the clooiient nstronomerfrom
lt'livlnir his bed. Tlm woril
mo by tho professor, and in despair I
went to Dr. Cox, on tho stage, told him
the distressing truth, nnd implored him
to come to the rescue, or tho occasion
would be lost.
The assembly iolned in thn rnnnnuK
ho complied, xnd when the applause, on
his rising, had subsided, ho said,
"To tint mo In t lm il,ni f unl. .
man as Prof. Mitchell is llko putting n
rushlight in the plat.-e of Ursa Major,"
And then lie imceiil,l tn ,l.iiu-..M
strictly astronoinical iiiscour.se of three
quarters of uu hour, that electrified the
assembly; every illustration and allus
ion of which, including many Scripture
quotations, were drawn - from the
science itself, as if it were tho study of
his life, his otily study. Not olio man
in ten thousand woulil have been found
eiiaal to such an effort In such elmum-atiuicea.
A recent letter from a Florida orange
grower speaks of thousands of oranges
lying under the trees useless from a new
freak of nature which splits the fruits on
the trees thus spoiling them.' Tips new
dillieulty is generally attributed to the
A gentleman who recently rode
through ex-Senator Dorsey's cattle
ranch in New Mexico, says of it: "It is
40 by 00 miles in size, and lias on it 28,
000 head of cattle nnd 1,300 head of
horses. Tho income from this placo
can not bo less than ?7G,(XK) for the
At tho recent Rirmingham fat-stock
show a prize pen of three Shropshire,
weighed 840 pounds; a pen of Oxfords,
under 22 months, weighed 871 pounds
nn astonishing weight for age. A
Shropshire ewe weighed 374 pounds.
The heaviest pen of three sheep weighed
(JH-2 pounds, but tho breed is not stated
in accounts at hand.
It is claimed for the Duroc or red
Jersey swine that they possess a large
amount of vitality; that they are very
prolific; that they endure extremes of
neat and cold with little injury or dis
conifortttre; that they cat grass and clo
ver hcttcr than most'kinds of hogs; they
stand transportation well,' and that tho
proportion of lean meat in their bodies
Several persons desire seed of upland
rice. It is understood that tho national .
department of agriculture have a small
quantity of the Japan variety for dis
tribution. Hon. J. D. Caton, of Ottawa,
111., has raised some on his farm in La
Salle county. A variety of upland rico
has long been raised in tho southern
states, but it is not likely that it would
do well this far north.
The coming raspberry for family uso
appears to be Shafer's colossal. It is a
chanco seedling, and originated in Mon
roe county, New York. The bushes
grow eight or ten feet high, and tho ber
ries are very large. Their color is not
attractive, and on this account-, h. t.
thought they will not sell well in tho
market. J hey are admirable fot cook
ing nnd canning purposes.
The Atlanta ((ia.'V Comtitulum thinL-a
that, under an inexorable pressure that
is beyond the reach of influence or ar-
mimclit. the nlfintiitiona will o1if tn.
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small farms and small farmers will take
the place of larn planters. Thn
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causes inai sliced nearly seventy tious
and farms from the Georgia plantations '
in tho ten years preceding 18S0 will cut
oil' as many more between now and
A good yield of cranberries nt Capo
Cod is a hundred barrels per acre.
Single rods have yielded over a barrel,
at tho rate of nearly two hundred bar
rels per acre. Unfortunately, very few
acres yielded any such amount last
year, n the "sun-scald" of the very
warm days in September and the
freeze" during tho first of October
largely reduced tho crop where the
Mire-worm" liad not already des.trc'yed ...
The avcrago size of farms in the Unit
ed Kingdom is seventy acres. In Eng
land only, the average is greater than
this, but small holdings in Scotland and
Ireland counterbalance the excess. In
America the average size is taken as 1 10
acres; Franco, 3.5; Germany, 40; Bel
gium, 15; Holland, oO; Russia, fl(); Austria-Hungary,
45; Italy, 30; Spain, 25;
Portugal, 25; Turkey, 30; Greece and
Switzerland, 15, and Sweden, 60 acres.
There wero 72,270,312 bushels of
grain shipped from New York durin
1881, 63,000,000 bushels Unng carried
by steamers, and the rest by sailing
vessels. The shipment in 1880 was 1 l.V '
313.103 bushels, 41,000,000 bushels
more than last year? Tho freight for
lust year was about 8.000,000," all of
which went to foreign ships, not a btisli
el having been sent by American ships.
British vessels carried 02 per cent, of '
the entire shipments.
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The St. Gothard tunnel is now dally
traversed by eight trains, four each
way. Touching solidity of construction,
the tunnel leaves nothing to bo desired.
The official inspectors "express them
selves perfectly satisfied with the condi
tion of tho work. Particular attention
was paid to the windy stretch, which
has caused si much trouble and given
rise fo so many fears, but the massive
granite masonry with which this partot
the passage is stayed seems admirably
"""I""' i us purpose, ana snows no
sign of yielding to the linnii use pressure
that weighs upon it. Tho ventilation Is
good, nnd no inconvenience was experi
enced from the temperature. Tho tun
nel is lighted with lamps placed a kilo
m . a
The Entrance to tho Catacombs
is net more forbidding than a mouth dis
mantled of teeth. This disfigurement is
in most iiistsnces, the consequences of a
want of attention to them in youth, but Is
happily preventible, with sozodonf, used, rs
a stump speaker onco urged his auditors to
vote, "cnrly and often." This staplo article,
is a thoroughly roliublu means of rendoring
the teeth ornam'jntal and serviceable. The
press and medical profession indorse it.
To Refresh a Sick Terson.
Add about twenty drops of Darbyi Pro
phylactic. Fluid to a quart of wuter, in bath
ing. It will givo the skin a soft, ploiumot
and refreshing feeling awhlispel the odor
that fever and perspiration leaves on the
body. A mn a II riunntitv of lint Vlutil
Bpriuklod over anything, place or vessel
where there is putrescence destroys at onco
the germ of all animal or vegetable poison.
Fnwiv f't.Av. M n nf Wil
Writes: I know of nnliettnr Wilirlnn for
persons sulfuring from exhiiiiHtinn of tho
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powuis oi vio urnin ana nervous ajstem,
from long continued study, or tho cough
following Typhoid Fever, Ac, than , Fel
lows' Syrup of li)Hiphosphitlc.
Will vou siwitRwith Dyspepsia and'
Liver Complaint f Shlloh'i ; Vital !-'
guaranteed to cure you. Paul Ql fchuti,
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