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THE AVENGING ARMY OF LOCUSTS.
The Ante beliere that loconta bear on their wings
in Arabic characters words showing them to be the
avenging army of Allah. The following b a trans
lation of an old Eastern poem, with which tome of
our readers may be acquainted :
A day of darkness and of gloom ;
A day of clouds at morning spread
In lurid gleams, presaging doom.
Around the mountain's stormy head.
And lo! a people matchless, strong,
Rise o'er the far horizon's rim.
And sweep like fire the lands along.
Led by avenging Seraphim.
Bwiftjw an Arab's charger reels
In thundering flight o'er desert groun J
They come, while ring their chariot wheels,"
And loud and ahrill their trumpets sound.
Before their face the people mourn J
Before their breath the granary stored,
The field, the threshing-floor, the oorn
. Shrink from the army of the Lord.
Bike mighty men they eager ran ; '
lake men of war they climb the wall ;
Eich speeds his way, nor any one
Can break those ranks; and though they fall
Upon the sword, they shall not die.
Tea, through the city shall tbey go
lake pestilence, and man shall fly
Before their wrath; God wills it so.
The earth shall quake beneath their tread,
and darkness shrond the stars and moon,
The heavens shall tremble as in dread ;
Like blackest night shall be the noon.
Then in the ran the Lord shall cry,
Great is the Lord ! who is beside T
His armies fill the earth and sky ;
His day what mortal shall abide ?
Xew York Graphic.
THE DEAD LETTER.
BY HARRY MAPLE.
TTen years! Yes, just ten years since
As memory retraces the journey of
those years the time seems very long,
and yet the events of that night could
' not be more vivid had they occurred on
Then my hair was brown, my life was
full of hope, my soul full of trust.
There are threads of silver among the
brown to-night, and the intervening
years between that time and this have
brought a succession of disenchantments
and sad experiences.
How one changes in a decade.
Among my lady acquaintances and
friends none were to me so fascinating
and perfect in all that goes to make np
the sum of female loveliness as pretty
Jennie Fisk, and I shall not conceal the
fact that the mention of that name bears
to me a cruel memory.
One evening upon arriving at my lodg
ings I found an invitation from Jennie
to attend a party her father intended to
give to celebrate her eighteenth birth
day. The thought of Jennie's "coming
out " caused me a momentary pang, for
I was confident that her beauty and ex
pectations would soon surround her with
a host of admirers. The possibility that
some one else might lay siege to her
heart and carry off the prize made me
very unhappy, and I determined to see
her as soon as possible and ask her to be
Putting on my best suit, and arrang
ing my toilet with, as much care and
precision as a society belle would have
done, I set ont for the Fisk mansion. It
is needless to say that my anxiety about
the result of my visit made me some
what nervous. I ascended the steps,
paused a moment to renew my courage,
and then rang the belL
A servant answered the summons, and
showed me into, the parlor.
"I suppose you wish to see Miss Jen
nie," the young woman remarked with a
mischievous twinkle in her eyes.
"Yes; is she at homef"
"She is; I will announce you, and I
presume she will soon be down."
That, I thought, was suspicious. At
least the manner as well as the words of
the girl indicated that my footing with
Jennie was favorable. Going to the long
mirror at the end of the room to satisfy
myself again that I was presentable, I
' heard the patter of footfalls on the stairs
and hurried back to my seat.
Jennie came in. I thought I had
never seen such a vision of loveliness.
She was dressed in snowy muslin, that
fell in fleecy folds about her graceful
form; a pink rose adorned her hair,
which fell, in golden waves, to her waist.
Another rose of the some color reposed
at her throat, vieing with her cheeks in
loveliness of tints.
She welcomed me with a cordial yet
modest greeting, and I sat down by her
side. The restraint that I feared might
make a coward of me, was soon gone,
and I told her the "old story," which
yet is ever new, of my deep love for her.
Taking her willing hand in mine I asked
Jennie to be my wife.
Her answer was not delayed. Her
eyes had already indicated her reply,
and her tongue confirmed the language
of her heart speaking through them.
Speaking figuratively, I was in the
"seventh heaven" of delight. Jennie
had promised to be mine; what more on
earth was there to covet? Strange in
fatuation; wondrous passion. It comes
alike to all the sons and daughters of
men the cultured and the savage, the
peasant and the king.
Well, the night of the ball arrived. It
was clear and beautiful. The silvery
light of the moon bathed the old Fisk
mansion in a halo of soft radiance, and
the stars gleamed and glistened like gems
in Night's coronet, a bright augury of
Jennie's happiness (such was my inter
pretation of the scene) through life.
I was among the first arrivals. Jennie
met me with a smile of love and trust;
she laid her little hand again in mine,
and though no words were spoken, each
well knew the other's thoughts.
She was dressed in exquisite taste.
Every circumstance connected with her
on that night will never be effaced from
my recollection. She had never looked
anything but charming to me, but on
this occasion she outshone herself. Her
dress was of the whitest muslin and lace,
puffed over blue silk. She wore a neck
lace of pearls, and bracelets to corre
spond encircled her shapely arms. Her
whole toilet was faultless, and during
the evening she was the cynosure of
many eyes, the admiration of the young
men, and the envy of a score or more of
her own sex.
She welcomed her guests with perfect
ease and grace. The rooms were soon
filled with company, and then she chat
ted merrily with one and another for a
while, and gradually found a place near
Presently the music sounded its pre
paratory note. - Jennie took my arm,
and we took our place at the head of the
A young physician, Richard Price by
name, and his partner, were opposite in
the quadrille. He paid little attention
to her, and seemed rather abstracted and
ill at ease. It was a mystery to me then,
this manner of his; but subsequently it
was explained. Several times during
the evening, when Jennie and I were
together, Price hung upon our stepp,
much to Jennie's annoyance.
After a while, after she had filled sev
eral .engagements with others, I claimed
her again for my partner, and at tho
close of the waltz we sought the refresh
ing air of the summer-house, in the spa
cious gardens attached to the mansion.
Here we conversed of the future ; of our
plans and prospects, and oh, how bright
were tho promises that the future held
for us then.
How long we talked I do not know.
But fearing our prolongod absence would
occasion remark, wo returned to the
At length the guests departed, and
then I bade my betrothed good night.
Her manner towards me was all that a
lover could expect, and yet at parting
some unexplained and nndelinable feel
ing oppressed me. It was one of those
strange forebodings for which no one
can satisfactorily account. When I
should have been the happiest of mor
tals I was depressed with a presentiment
of coming evil. I tried to shake it off.
but in vain. It bound me like some
horrid dream, and 1 the feeling did not!
leave me for several hours.
The next morning I slept late, and
having partaken of a light lunch I went
to the Poatoffice, impelled by I know not
what motive, as my letters were usually
delivered at my place of business.
At all events, to the Poatoffice I bent
my steps, and there found a note from
Jennie. She had been suddenly sum
moned by telegraph to a distant city by
reason of the severe illness of a near re
lative so ran the note but would soon
return. But the strangest part of it was
that she hoped I would not write to her,
stating that she would give a satisfactory
explanation upon her return.
The days wore heavily away, and no
word more came from her. I was de
pressed and oppressed with a feeling of
anxiety and alarm. A week elapsed
before she returned. The first intima
tion I had of her arrival was the follow
ing note :
Friend Habbt : It pains me to write this
note, but it is very necessary, and I cannot
shrink from it. When I told you that I loved
yon I did not know my own heart ; and the fa
tore happiness of both of us compels me to say
that I can never become your wife. Do not
make any effort to see me ; an interview would
be of no avail, and could only prove painful to
both yon and me. Jesnie.
Need I say that this heartless note
completely stunned me for a time. My
brain was in a whirl, and I was so stupe
fied that I hardly knew whether I was
dead or alive.
This condition passed after a time,
and I looked at the matter as calmly and
coolly as I could. I determined to
leave the scene of this bitter dis
appointment and seek "surcease of
sorrow " in the excitement and change of
Arranging my affairs did not take me
long, and drawing my funds from the
bank, where they were deposited, I bade
adieu to my friends and started for New
York. My sudden resolution was a sur
prise to all who were intimate with me,
but my explanation was that I had long
meditated a trip to the old .world, and a
more opportune period than the present
to gratify this desire would probably
never occur. I had been entirely reti
cent about my relations with Jennie, and
although some of my boon companions
rallied me about leaving such an attrac
tion when, to all appearances, I was the
favorite suitor, I passed the matter off
as though it was a capital joke while
suffering unspeakable torture at my
In a few days a gallant steamer bore
me across the ocean. It is unnecessary
to name the route pursued, or speak of
my rambles in England and on the con
tinent. A year passed ; then came a longing
for my native land, and homeward I
turned my footsteps. Upon arriving at
New York I went straight to Washing
ton, where I had friends, through
whose influence I obtained a position in
the Postal Department of the govern
ment. My duties were in the Bureau
devoted to "Dead. Letters." Here
another year was spent. Time passes
very swiftly when one is busy, even if
the heart is heavy. My duty was chiefly
opening dead letters, and many a curious
and quaint epistle passed through my
One day while the room in which sev
eral clerks beside myself were engaged
was undergoing repiars, several old let
ters dropped from a desk being removed
from the wall. The carpenter picked
them up and handed them to one of the
employes in the office.
" Why," said he, " Harry, here is a
letter directed to you."
As I received it from his hand I recog
nized the hand-writing at a glance. It
was from Jennie, and had been written
nearly ' year previously. By some means
it hat1 not reached me while I was wait
ing for the place I subsequently ob
tained, and had preceded me a few days
in the "Dead Letter Office." There it
had lain almost a whole year through an
accident, but for which I should never
have received it, and probably never
known the revelation it brought.
With a nervous tremor I opened it
and devoured its contents, which were
Deab Habbt: To-day I was surprised and
pleased to ascertain that yon had returned from
your wanderings and are in Washington. I
write at once, because we have both been griev
ously pained I know by a cruel forgery.
When I beard that yon had left N- 1 could
not believe it, but seon was compelled to do so.
Believing that I knew your heart, it was impos
sible to understand the motive or reason for
your sudden and strange departure. Fate solved
the mystery. You remember the party on my
eighteenth birthday, and yon will recollect that
Richard Price dogged our footsteps wherever
we went. He overheard our conversation in
the garden, and thus learned of our engage
ment. A year previously he had proposed to
me and was rejected, and in revenge he deter
mined to blast my. happiness at all hazards. He
was an expert at imitating the hand-writing of
others, and having attended the same school
that I did for several years, he was easily ena
bled to produce anc simile of my chirography.
A few weeks after your departure he was thrown
from a buggy and fatally injured. Before he died
be sent for me, and I received from his tongue
the secret that he was the author of a letter to
which my name was signed, and had caused
your sudden and strange flight.
In whatever light you have come to look up
on me, it is but right for yon to know the truth.
For myself my heart has never changed.
The first thing I did after reading this
letter was to obtain leave of absence for
a few weeks ; the next was to hasten to
my lodgings, pack my trunk and take the
first train for IN .
The train was the "Fast Express," but
to me it seemed a " slow coach." Close
connections were made, and at six o'clock
that evening I stepped upon the platform
at N . It hod been two years since
my feet had touched it. A crowd of re
collections rushed through my mind,
but nothing stayed me. At once I set
out for the Fisk mansion. It was sum
mer, and as I followed the walk from the
gate to the door every object seemed as
familiar as if I had seen them only the
. My desire was to find Jennie alone,
and my wish was gratified. The old hall
door was open, and I stepped in unan
nounced. I turned into the parlor softly
and saw her .Bitting at a west window
gazing at the glowing sunset sky, but oh
how changed. There were Jennie's eyes
and hair, but the rounded form and glow
ing cheeks were wanting ; in their place
were wan features and an emaciated
form a wreck of her former self. The
hand of the destroyer was npon her, and
it was evident that her sufferings were
fearful. My heart sank within me, and
again my dream of happiness vanished.
She uttered a cry of delight as I has
tened to her side, and, half-rising.extend-ed
both hands toward me. I caught her
in my arms and pressed her to my heart;
then she sank exhausted into her chair.
In a few moments she revived, and a
look of angelio sweetness overspread her
features as I told her the history of the
"Dead Letter," for then she saw that it
had remained unanswered from accident
and not from design.
We went over the bitter past, only to
prove how cruelly we had been defrauded
of happiness by untoward accidents fol
lowing tho malice which had first direct
ed our paths apart.
Supper was announced, and I attended
Jennie to the dining-room. The family
were not aware who their visitor was, for
Jennio had purposely kept them in ig
norance thereof, to surprise them as I
had surprised her. They greeted me
cordially, and were soon made acquainted
with the facts. Although a shado of sad
ness pervaded the household and tinged
the conversation, still the evening passed
Several weeks I remained at N ,
and passed most of tho time with Jennie.
She seemed to rally, and one and all be
gan to entertain hopes of her recovery.
How I longed and prayed that her life
might ba spared. She was cheerful and
hopeful, and as my leave of absence ap
proached its limit I made up my mind to
resign, so, ttiat I might be constantly
near her.' iWith this view I bade her
good-by for a short time, my intended
absence being only for the period neces
sary to close my affairs at the Capital.
Scarcely had I arrived in Washington
when a telegram reached me that Jennie's
condition was exceedingly critical. It
was the recoil from the temporary im
provement consequent upon the excite
ment, which we had mistaken for return
ing health. I hurried through my busi
ness and returned to N at once.
Beaching the house, I went at once to
the parlor door, opened it, and looked
in. A cold chill crept through my body
as I discovered the unwelcome sight.
Not a sound broke upon the stillness ex
cept the throbbing of my own heart, it
was the stillness of death. I sank upon
my knees by her lifeless clay ; tho foun
tains of my soul were broken up, and
my aching heart found vent in tears.
We laid her to rest under the willows
and maples. A shadow rests upon a
stricken home as dear to me as to her
kindred but the cloud that cast it wears
a silver lining, for the white soul which
left the earthly casket basks in the sun
shine of eternal bliss. In that bright
realm she will yet be mine.
Too Poor to Take a Newspaper.
An anecdote is told of a farmer going
one day to the office of a New York
journal and ordering his paper stopped,
becaifee ho was too poor to take it any
" Suppose wo make a bargain," said
the editor, "in this way. Go home and
select a hen that shall be called my hen ;
sell the eggs that the hen lays during the
year, and send the proceeds to me as
your subscription for the paper."
The farmer was pleased at so easy a
way to pay for his paper, and readily
consented. The result was, that during
the year the hen paid for the paper twice
its regular price of subscription.
This is by no means a pure fiction, for
the same may be true in a great multi
tude of cases. All most every one wastes
and throws away more than eneugh mon
ey during the year to get a weekly or
daily newspaper that would furnish him
with intellectual food, and keep him
posted in the busy, stirring events of
the day. A very small retrenchment in
the luxuries that almost every one indul
ges in would secure a daily visitor full of
gossip about the doings of the great
world around us ; full of stirring events
in the history that is every day being
made in oui own country, and full of
useful, general information, and. facts in
literature, science, and art. Besides, it
is the duty of the people to support the
press, for it has always stood as a grand
bulwark between them and political mil
itary oppression; it has sounded the
notes of warning that has often aroused
them to action ; it has stripped the bor
rowed cloak from corruption and venial
ity in high places, and showed them in
all their deformity, and is to-day the
great friend of education, justice, relig
ion and peace. The press speaks every
where, at all times, carrying light in
places where otherwise perpetual dark
ness would reign. And when we
remember what the world would
be without the press how dark
ness, ignorance, vice and oppression
would flourish unopposed, let no one
any longer say that he is too poor to take
The following table shows the number
of Blue Lodges Master Masons, En
campments, and Knights in the United
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a I 0?J
Alabama 390 10.643 10 264
Arkansas. 309 10,179 4 212
California 190 10,008 10 542
Colorado 19 1,079
Connecticut 109 14,845 10 1,300
Delaware 21 1,016
District of Columbia.... 19 2.443
Florida 65 2,100
Georgia 268 13 921 8 3C5
Idaho 8 273
Illinois 677 36,776 43 2,860
Indiana 467 36,216 24 1,663
Iowa. 327 16,034 23 1,006
Kansas 130 6,073 -6 262
Kentucky. 453 20,609 15 898
Lonisiana 165 7,178 4 328
Maine 165 17,224 11 1,389
Maryland 3 5,400 7 735
Massachusetts 202 23,217 36 5,076
Michigan 304 24,622 30 2,241
Minnesota 93 4,964 7 493
Mississippi 308 11,528 14 414
Missouri 445 23,108 23 959
Montana 18 643
Nebraska 38 1,706 4 262
Nevada 17 1,108
New Hampshire 70 7,487 9 921
New Jersey 130 10,569 12 929
New York 683 00,849 62 6,682
North Carolina. 220 11,216
Ohio 423 29,267 27 2,172
Oregon 44 1,757
Pennsylvania 344 34,772 49 6,131
Rhode Island 25 3,915
South Carolina 167 6,600
Tennessee 354 19,538 14 930
Texas 327 16,610 9 382
Utah 4 1V,
Vermont 93 8,099 9 562
Virginia 238 8,468 15 676
Washington. 10 560
West Virginia. 58 2,664
Wisconsin 170 9,386 11 780
Totals 8,654 542,474 496 40,410
The Telegraph in African Deserts.
A correspondent of the London Timet,
writing from Berba, in tropical Africa,
says : It was singular to meet with the
telegraph in the heart of the desert be
tween Aryab and Berba ; not the tele
graph put up in working order,as we see it
in Europe, but all the appurtenances of
that instrument of civilization carried on
the backs of hundreds of camels, which,
laden with coils of wire and hollow iron
posts, trod their toilsome path through
the burning sand. Every now and then
we met one of these poor beasts which,
overweighed and broken down by the
weight of his load, had fallen on the
ground and been abandoned a victim to
the vultures. All this telegraphic gear
was marked "Siemens Brothers, Lon
don," and was en route to Khartoum,
from which town it will be forwarded on
to span the desert between Kordofan
and Darfour. A good many lives will
probably be sacrificed before the line
can bo considered open, as the Arabs,
who eagerly steal every piece of iron
they can meet with for their spear points,
have to be very severely punished be
fore thoy leave off cutting down the
polos. However, this difficulty onee got
over, tho telegraph will be as easily
worked as tho one between Khartoum and
Cairo, which, when it was first laid
down, was continually being interrupted.
Hints in Case of Fire.
Be well acquainted with the bes
means of escape from your house, both
at the top and the bottom. Do not get
confused. Admit no one to your house
except firemen, policemen or neighbors.
If a lady's or child's dress catches fire,
endeavor to roll the person in a rag
carpet or any piece of woolen stuff.
Keep all the doors and windows closed
until tho firemen arrive. If you cannot
mako your way from a building by a
stairway, endeavor to get into a front
room, and keep all doors shut behind
you, for smoko will follow a draft, and
flames' the smoke. If smoke enters tho
room and it is difficult to stand erect,
get your mouth as closo to the floor as
possible, and breatho easy, as there is
always a fresh current of air near the
floor. A wet cloth over the mouth will
greatly aid breathing. In letting out
smoke from a room, always open the
npper portion of a window. In case of
fire in a theater or any crowded place,
keep perfectly calm, and do all you can
to prevent a panic, as there generally is
plenty of time to escape if there is no
panic. Do not go into a building where
there is a thick smoke without a saturated
sponge in your mouth, or a wet cloth or
handkerchief over mouth and nose. . In
ascending r descending a ladder, do so
with a regular otep, to Jifevent vitibtfion.
This is a ouestion of great importance
in a family, from the educational influ
ence it may have npon the younger
members of it and variety it gives to the
monotony of doily household life.
To entertain one's friends and ac
quaintances frequently and easily is a
very pleasant and desirable thing, but in
order to do this one must not attempt
too much in the old-fashioned way of
loading the table with a great and per
haps incongruous variety of food.
It is a very good plan to nave company
day; to take the one day in the week
which by trial yon find the most conven
ient, and make a habit of inviting
some one to dinner or tea on that day.
Thursday answers very well for this pur
pose, as Wednesday is usually the mid
week baking day, and whatever is baked
on that day is fresh for the next. It
should be made a matter almost of prin
ciple not to make a wide difference be
tween the family table and a table for
company. If it is all that it ought to be
for the family it is very nearly all that it
should be for friends. Of course there
are occasional luxuries and additional
graces which we like to share with our
guests, but it is a mistaken policy, and
certainly very for from the true spirit of
hospitality, to minister more to the ap
petite of our friends than to their social
and intellectual faculties.
Itisnever the extra one or two, or three
places at the table that makes "having
company" a weariness and an effort, but
it is the difference we moke between our
entertainment of our friends and our
usual style of living. It is the getting
out the best china, which is kept packed
too carefully away. It is the "doing
np " of the fine linen' table cloths and
napkins, or the rubbing of unused sil
ver. It is the baking of some unusually
delicate cake, or tho preparation of some
half dozen troublesome dishes, and
when these things are all done, the sense
of enjoyment in the coming of our
mends is somewhat dulled by fatigue in
preparation for them.
Of course one must have "best china"
and "best linen," even if it is a weari
ness to the flesh, bnt it should never be
too good to go into regular use once a
week, and that regularity of use keeps it
in order and prevents tha extra work
which only occasional use entails. Let
Thursday, then, be clean table cloth day,
and china day, and fresh cake and bread
day, and company day, and try by all
means to have it a restful day as well.
Do not invito more than two or three
persons habitually, and invito them from
different families, and let them be peo
ple to whom it is a treat to meet each
other. Well chosen friendly meetings
are better than extra dishes, as yon shall
find if you' pursue your hospitable ex
Lafitte's Hidden Treasures.
Some of our readers will recall the
facts connected with an attempt some
years ago, mode by two printers in a
small sailboat, to reach Krrol Island,
some few miles southward of the Chan
deleurs, in search of hidden treasures.
A tradition had been handed down in the
family of one of these adventurers that
an old negro cook, once employed on
one of Latitte's vessels, had been a wit
ness to the secreting of a large amount
of gold on the Chandeleur islands.
About five years ago the last of the
brothers in this family, in whom the pos
session of the facts were, started out
singly and alone in a small boat toward
the fatal Errol Island, and ho has not
been heard of since. The repeated at
tempts to reach this almost mysterious
land and the many failures have given
occasion for considerable superstition on
the part of those who look with awe
upon the unfathomable. Time after time
have various parties attempted to land
npon the weird shore of Errol Island
after secreted treasures of the bold
smuggler, but in every instance their
efforts have been attended with fatal
' The stories of the past coming down
to us tell of considerable sums of Span
ish money having been hid by a Lieu
tenant under the command of Lafitte,
in one of the chain of islands to the
southward of the Chandelours, bnt as
yet no proof of this tradition has been
found. We learn that, notwithstanding
all the hazards said to be incident to this
Quixotic pugrirnago, there is a party
forming to make another venture after
this secreted gold. By the 15th of next
month three stalwart young men of our
city propose to dare the dangers of the
deep and the strange spell said to be
resting about thin mysterious island,
and, come what may, bring a solution to
this time-worn question. New Orleans
Suing a Demijohn.
A peculiar breach of promise suit has
been brought in Manchester, England.
A maiden appeals to the courts for dam
ages, now that a certain innkeeper re
fuses to tako her in marriocre after en
couraging her to hope. It is proved
that he had the delirium tremens in her
house several times. She gets a verdict
of 10. Why any woman wants to
marry the delirium tremens we know
not. She deserved congratulation at
escape from such a man, instead of 10
for the loss of him. No woman can af
ford to take a man if she has to have de
lirium tremens thrown into the bargain.
A man is very well, but better no man at
all than such an accompaniment. Let
women be cautious how they mairy men
with highly spiced breath, the spice put
in to hide whisky odor. If a man makes
for himself unhappy connubial relation,
he may run away and so get rid of it;
but for a woman wrongly affianced there
is no escape. The young man may have
glossy hair and bright eyes and immacu
late broadcloth; but if he drinks, even
moderately, moke up your mind that be
fore 35 he will do one of two things
either stop drinking entirely, or else go
to perdition; and if he does the latter,
he will probably take you along with
him. Christian at Work.
An Imperturbable Witness.
Mr. Dallas, once Vice-President of
the United States, while practicing law,
was counsel in a case in Philadelphia,
and Mr. Scheerer, a noted politician, was
called in as a witness. The following
questions were put by Mr. Dallas ;
" Mr. Scheerer, were you in Horrisburg
last June?" "Last June, did you say,
Mr. Dallas !" " Yes, last June. Don't
repeat my question, but answer it."
After some minutes of study, the answer
came : " No, Mr. Dallas ; I was not in
Harrisburg last June." "Were you in
Harrisburg last July ?" Here he reflect
ed again, and slowly said : " No, Mr.
Dallas ; I was not in Harrisburg in
July." " Were you there last August,
Mr. Scheerer t" The witness again med
itated, and said : " No, Mr. Dallas ; I
was not there in August" "Were you
there in September!" Here Mr. Scheer
er reflected longer than before, and re
plied : " No, Mr. Dallas ; I was not in
itarnsburg in oeptcmucr. Mr. jjaiias
became tired of this barren result, and,
raising his voice, said : " Mr. Scheerer,
wil' you tell the court when you were in
Harrisburg?" "Mr. Dallas," said Mr.
Scheerer, " I never was in Harrisburg in
One of a crowd of darkeys who were
waiting on the levee for tho arrival of a
steamer and a job, was looking over a
pilo of newspapers and spelling out
words here ana mere, wuen ne came
across the word "prognosticate." He
asked every one around him to explain
its meaning,and the lost man took a long
moment to thinK, ana then replied :
" Dere's just fore words dat I can't
g nn 'splain de meanin' of, an' dis yere
am one. If dat word was 'boots,' or
'shoe,' or 'wood,' I could 'splain it
quicter'n Iigntrun '! " Vtcftsburg Her
FINANCE AND TRADE.
Weekly Review of the Chicago Market.
Weekly Review of the Chicago Market. FINANCE.
The money market remains quiet, the prin
cipal demand for favors being from grain and
provision operators. The supply is ample, and
rates easy at 710 per cent, according to secu
rity offered. Government bonds firm.
u. s. ft of la6r 12R
U. S. 5-20'sof '62(ex.int.) 117V 118
O.8.5-20'sof "64(61. int.) lls 119
U. 8. 5-20's of '65 (ex. int.) 122 122
U. 8. 6-20's of tS January and July. 123k 124
U. 8. 6-20's of W January and July.125 125 V
U.S. 6-20's of "68 January and July.124 125
D. 8. 10-40's. 119 119
V. 8. new 5's of "81 (ex. Int.) 117 117,
TJ. 8. currency 5's...... .......122 122
Gold (full weight) 116 U7
Oold exchange 116 117
The grain markets attracted considerable at
tention from speculators, and quite an active
speculative business was transacted. Generally
sneakini; the market was firmer, and the cur
rent range of prices was higher, although at
the extreme close the markets weakened and
the advance gained early was almost entirely
lost. The movement has been mainly spec
ulative, seller July being the favorite option.
The June shorte bad generally made provision
for their contracts, and they were therefore in
different about buying.'' The liberal ship
ping movement in wheat and corn,
and the reduction in the stock in store, togeth
er with conflicting crop'reporta, were the prin
cipal causes of the advance established early in
the week, while the reaction toward the close
was due to increased offerings consequent upon
the desire to realize at the advance, and the
more favorable weather. Wheat closed lower.
Corn l(ii2c hizher. Oats Vc better, and barley
a trifle higher than at tho opening.
The following table shows the prices current
at the opening and close of the past week:
No. 2,sp'g wheat, cash
$ .989 .
Ho. 2, seller June....
No. 2, seller July
wo. 2 seuer August. . .
No. 2 com, cash
No. 2 corn, seller June
No. 2 oom, seller July.
No. 2 oom, s. August.
No. 2 oats, cash
No. 2 oats, setter June
No. 2 oats, seuer J oly.
No. 2 oats, s. August..
No. a rye, caan....
No. 2 barley, cash.
No. 2 barley, a. Sent. .
So, a oaricy. cash..
The movement was fair in this market during
the week just past, but rather an unsettled feet
ing prevailed and a further decline was sus
tained in values. The principal cause for the
weakness that prevailed was the light demand
on shipping account and the unfavorable ad
vices received from Eastern markets. At the
extreme close, however, a change came over
the market, and a fair portion of the early de
cline was recovered. Cash mess pork closed
strong under a good demand at 19(819.10;
seller June closed at $18.65 ; seller July at
$19, and Beller August at $19.20. Cash lard
quiet at $13.20; seller July in moderate reqneet
at $13.1013.20 ; seller August closed at $13.35
was an increased inquiry for butter
during the week and the business transacted
was somewhat larger, and quite a number of
round lots were disposed of. The shipping de
mand has been mainly -for firsts, and seconds
dragged slowly. The receipts continue fair,
but the shipping movement hod the effect of
keeping the stock reduced, though with some
dealers certain grades have accumulated. Quo
tations ranged at 2U(d24o lor extras ; 170x2uc
for firsts ; 1417c for seconds ; llllc for
thirds, and 9llc for grease and common old
stock. Beans were in fair request and steady ;
offerings light; quotable at $1.85(31.90 for
prime Eastern mediums, and $1.001.80
for poor to good Western. The demand
continues good for broom com, and prices
ruled firm at ll14o for good to choice hurl;
ll13c for good to choice stalk braid, and 6
8c for crooked. Beeswax quiet at 2C30c for
good to prime yellow. Cheese sold quite read
ily, and former prices were maintained; quot
able at 910c for good to prime new, and
89c for fair; some common old sold at 6(38c.
Cider ruled dull at $4.755.00 per brl for
choice; common and sour dull at $3.003.50
per brL Cranberries sold slowly at $5.00
7.00 per brl for poor and soft cultivated, and
$8.00(39.00 for choice to extra. Eggs were
moderately active and steady; closed at 15
16c for fresh in carries. Feathers were
dull at 4852c per lb for prime live
geese, and 35o for chicken. Green
fruits were without essential change. . Apples
were dull, with but few good on the market.
Quotations range at $1.25(S1.50 per barrel ten
good russets in lots, and $L002.50 in a retail
way, according to quality. There were some
new apples on the market, which sold at 75c
$1.00 for one-third bu boxes. Plums were in
large supply, and sales ranged at 75c$1.00 for
choice. New peaches sold at $2.50, and pears
at $1.75(32.00 for one-third bu boxes. Hops
were quiet at 2030c per lb for fair to choice.
Honey ruled dull and weak at 1823c for good
to choice in combs. There was very little
change from last week in hides; sales were
made at 8c all round for selected green salted,
and 1212'ic for calf. The demand for hay
was rather light and prices were weak. Timothy
quotable at $16.0019.00 per ton for good
to prime; mixed about $15.0016.00, and
prairie $15.0017.00. Maple sugar was dull
at 7K8o per lb. There was a fair demand
for old potatoes, at 80)85c for peachblows in
car lots, and 75(S80o for Western do. New
potatoes were scarce and firm at $5.506.00 in
barrels. Fop corn 23c per lb. Halt was easy
and 1020c lower ; quotable at $1.50 for Onon
daga and Saginaw fine, and $1.70 for ordinary
coarse. Old vegetables were but little called
for and the market ruled dull ; new were quite
active and sales were made at $1.752.00 for
cabbage in crates of two doz each, $1.752.00
for one bushel boxes of green peas and string
beans, 5075c per doz for cucumbers and
5060o per doz for kohlrabi. Strawberries
were in larger supply and lower. The mar
ket closed at $1.75(82.00 per case for
Michigan, and 10c per quart for Southern Illi
nois. Veal was in fair request at 5 8 Vc for
common to choice. The receipts or wool were
fair, but prices ruled steady at 3842; for
coarse to nne wasneo. ; zo(aozc ior coarae
heavy to fine light unwashed.
SEEDS AND HIGHWINES.
These markets were both
amount of business transacted was exceedingly
light. For seeds there was no demand except
ing a few orders for buckwheat, and holders
being generally anxians to close out their con
signments, a weak feeling prevailed and the
market closed a shade easier. Timothy
quotable at $2.332.45 Ior lair to good ana
$2.50 for prime. Clover was nominal at about
$6.406.50 for prime medium. Sales of hun
garian ranged at 1.25(il.40 for prime ; closed
at tne insiue. Millet quotaoie at ti. idijji.ju;
and buckwheat sold quite readily at $1.35
1.10 for prime. Highwines were inactive with
buvers and sellers apart. At the close there
were sellers on the market at $1.16, and $1.15
COOPERAGE, LUMBER AND WOOD.
Trade in cooperage, as is usual at this time
of the year, was light, but there were only a
few small lots offered on the market and values
were maintained. Quotable at $1.12 for pork
barrels, $1.45 for lard tierces, $1.90(m:2.00 for
whisky barrels, and 4j( ooc ior nour oarreiB.
There was but Utile demand for lumber, and
sales dragged slowly, but values, although
rather weak, were without material change.
Strios and boards closed at 8.50(ff'110O, joist
and scantling at $8.00, lath at $1.50, and shin
gles at $2.252. 70. Wood was very quiet at
about former prices. Quotaoie at .ou(j8.au
per cord for hickory, $6.507.00 for maple,
$5.50(a'6.00 for beech, and $4.00 for slabs at
Telegraphic Market Reports.
Flour Superfine Western
WuidAT No. 2 Chicago
No. 1 Spring
Pobk New Mess.
11 9 13
9 9 10
4 DO W W
9 1 13
9 1 23
9 1 00
.19 50. (20 00
,. 12 13
Wheat No. 2 Bed
Corn No. 2 New
Oats No. 2
Rye No. 2
. 1 9 33
. 63 9 65
53 9 55
. 1 01 9 I 03
.19 50 919 75
. 11 9 13
. 6 25 9 6 50
. 4 75 9 6 60
Wheat No. 1
fVinw TIrt 1
,. 1 03 9 1 05
. 1 00 9 1 01
. 67 9 69
. .. 9 67
. 95 9 97
.. 1 20 9 1 25
Oats No. 2
Barley. No. 2
. 69 9 71
. 60 9 65
.. 1 08 9 1 10
.19 00 919 60
.. 12 9 13
. 1 25 9 1 27
. 1 21 9 1 23
.. 72 9 74
. ..9 27
.. ..9 123
.. 68 9 70
.. 59 9 61
.. I 21 9 1 23
.. 1 16 9 1 18
. 73 9 75
,. 61 9 63
Wheat No. 1 Red.....
No. 2 Bed
The philosopher of the Boston Pott
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Men get mellow in their cups ; women
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Engorged Livers and Spleens, along the shady
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Dr. J. Walker's California V ia
etar Bitters aro a purely Yogctabia
preparation, mado chiefly from the na
tive herbs found on the lower ranges oi
the Sierra Nevada mountains'of Califor
nia, the medicinal properties of which
are extracted therefrom without the xm
of Alcohol. The question is almost
daily asked, "What is the canM r jjo
anp.iralloled success of Vinegar Bit
TKRSt" Out answer is, that they removs
the cause of disease, and the patient re
covers his health. They are the crea
blood purifier and a life-giving principle),
a perfect Renovator and Invigorates
of the system. Never before in tan
history of the world has a medicine beaq
compounded possessing the remajkabU
qualities of Yinbgak Bitters in healing Lbs
Biok of every disease man is heir to. The?
are a gentle Purgative as well as a Tonic,
relieving Congestion or innammatinn of
the Liver and Vicceral Organs, in Bilione
The Tjronerties of Dr. Walker'..
Yihkqak Bittkcs are Aporiont, Diaphoretic,
Pturninatiira 'Mntriflnnd T.nYnf.ivA. linrnhti.
Sedative, Counter-irritant, Sudorific, Altera
tke. and Anti-Bilious. -
Grateful Thousands proclaim Viw-
EGAs Bitters the most wonderful In
Tigorant that ever sustained the sinking
No Person can take these Bitters
according to directions, and remain long
unwell, provided their bones are not de
stroyed by mineral poison or other
means, and vital organs wasted beyond
Bilious, Remittent and Inter
mittent Fevers, which are so preva
lent in the valleys of our great rivera
throughout the United States, especially
those of the Mississippi, Ohio, Missouri,
Illinois, Tennessee, Cumberland, Arkan
sas, Red, Colorado, Brazos, Rio Grande,
Pearl, Alabama, Mobile, Savannah, Ro
anoke, James, and many others, with
their vast tributaries, throughout oar
entire country during the Summer and
Autumn, and remarkably so during sea
sons of unusual heat and dryness, are
Invariably accompanied by extensive de
rangements of the stomach and liver,
and other abdominal viscera. In their
treatment, a purgative, exerting a pow
erful influence upon these various or
gans, is essentially necessary. There
is no cathartic for the purpose equal to
De. J. Walker's Vinegar Bitters.
as they will speedily remove the dark
colored viscid matter with which tho
bowels are loaded, at the same time
stimulating tho secretions of the liver,
and generally restoring the healthy
functions of the digestive organs.
Fortify the body against disease
by purifying all its fluids with Vinegar
Bitters. No epidemic can take hold
of a system thus fore-armed.
Dyspepsia or Indigestion, Head
ache, Pain in the Shoulders, Coughs,
Tightness of the Chest, Dizziness, Sour
Eructations of the Stomach, Bad Taste
in the Mouth, Bilious Attacks, Palpita
tation of the Heart, Inflammation of tha
Lungs, Pain in the region of the Kid
neys, and a hundred other painful symp
toms, are the offsprings of Dyspepsia.
One bottle will prove a better guarantee
of its merits than a longthy advertise
ment. Scrofula, or King's Evil, Whito
Swellings, Ulcers, Erysipelas, Swelled Neck,
Goitre, Scrofulous Inflammations, Indolent
Inflammations, Mercurial Affections, Old
Sores, Eruptions of the Skin, Sore Eyes, etc
In these, as in all other constitutional Dis
eases, 'Valuer's Vinegar Bitters have
shown their great curative powers in the
most obstinate and intractable cases.
For Inflammatory and Chronic
Rheumatism, Gout, Bilious, Remit
tent and Intermittent Fevers, Diseases of
the Blood, Liver, Kidneys and Bladder,
these Bitters have no equal. Such Diseases
are caused by Vitiated Blood,
Mechanical Diseases. Persons en
gaged in Paints and Minerals, such as
Plumbers, Type-setters, Gold-beaters, and
liiners, as they advance in life, are subject
to paralysis of the Bowels. To guard
against this, take a dose of Waikbe's Vih
boar Bitters occasionally.
For Sk'in Diseases, Eruptions, Tet
ter, Salt-Khcum, Blotches, Spots, Pimples,
Pustules, Boils, CaVbuncles, Ring-worms,
Scald-head, Sore Eyes, Erysipelas, Itch,
Scurfs, Discolorations of tho Skin, Humors
and Diseases of the Skin of whatover name
or nature, are literally dug np and carried
out of the system in a short time by the use
of these Bitters.
Pin, Tape, and other Worms,
lurking in the system of so many thousands,
are effectually destroyed and removed. No
system of medicine, no vermifuges, no an
thelminitics will free the system from worms
like these Bitters.
For Female Complaints, in young
or eld," married or singlo, at the dawn of wo
manhood, or tho turn of life, these Tonio
Bitters display bo decided an influence that
improvement is soon perceptible.
Cleanse the Vitiated Blood when
ever you find its impurities bnrstine through
the skin in Pimples, Eruptions, or Mores;
cleanse it when yon find it obstructed and
sluggish in the veins ; eleanso it when it is
foul; your feelings will tell you when. Keep
the blood pure, and the health of the system
it. h. Mcdonald ee co..
Drnggists and Gen. Acta., San Fnuoisoo. California,
and our. of Washington and Charlton Sta- N. Y.
rucsists and Dealers.
No. 617 SU Claries Street, St. Lonli, Ho
tnttoaM to treat !. nmtm wf obtfelM to m-arimfft Moo4
hnparitiea. v7 Kllmcnt or tfckaiM which Trsuiti fmsi
iDdUcretioa or lrnpruien, with aaparmlleled necc.
Dr. W.'m MUbrUhrornt la chartered by the Bute of
onri, waa founded and haa bora Mtabliibcd to aeeiiro
aafe, certtia and rellablo "relief. Being a graduate t
several medical eolrfxea, and harlot; the czperleoco of a
loof and aocceisTul life tn bia apeclaltlea ha ha perfected
remedies that are effectual la all theae caaca. Hli patiooU
are being treated by nail or oxpreaa cTerrwbera. Ha
matter wbe failed, eall or write. Prora the great nnnv
ber of application bo la enabled to keep hta chant
low. 36 paCS Ctrlaa; fall lymploma, for two 4tam(B,
MO paaaa. anopsia? book valeh aboald be read tor 'rr?
body. No married pair, or perwos eontemslatia; mar.
rlaf e, can aflerd to do witfaoat It. 11 eeaulas the cream v
meoieal literature oa this enbjeet, tbe remits of Dr. W.'s '
leas experience ; al tbe beet tbneshu rnm late Sfork
fa Karope and Aoterica Sent seeled, poit-r-eia ft.rSOeta.
IW1I.1, SF.L.U, AT A GOOD BARGATW,
onenndlTidedqnarterof the WM. U. BKACH A CO.
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