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SONG OF THE MOSQUITO.
r - Hone again home afraia
Prom a foreig shore 1
rrt ABdob.ltMlerayraTOlwittt joy, ,
V - To greet my f riendu once more !
i : -.' : (It dota, indeed !J
I briac yea no new soon, aj friends,
I wear ao faaer otothes ;
1 know Toe. love aw far myself,
For I believe roar oaths I
I feel Fat ioaety ! Wkea I eome
For oaee yon're Meet indeed. .
know I'm ell ia U to joa ;
For me yoa gladly bleed !
I ;i3aaatWngat Joy!
5C y tones are passm sweet ;
thrill Toe with my melody
8o eta&ple, yei eomplete I
4b I there he ie !" yoa eoftly cry,
And bresthloss watch my flight
Ualeae, iadeed, I have yon there
By oomiac in the night I.
It ia not errry visitor
Who briDjnj a bead along !
- Who celebrates his friendliness
la melody and none 1
It is a e-raoef nl eomplimenffv
. Which I can well afford -
' otboee who gladly welcome me
. 'Aad f nraiah all my board .
serenade at dewy eve '
.Who stays to calculate the cost
The paltry recompense !
What cheerful little sprite is this
That caroM as he goes ?"
Yon 11 leanr, my pretty one ! when I -.
. Alight pon your nose I
- I weald aot plead for robbery, "
I would not use deceit;
And yet, tie plain to candid minds, -t
rmlsathrorrista must est ! .
I dsre not taste toe juicy grape ;
'But Nature bids me see -The
Mood that first waa wine in yon
May turn to wine in met
SONG OF THE MOSQUITO. A STORY OF THE SHERIFF.
A well trained hotel clerk, who knows
Bis duty rightly, considers Unit the ac
cepted enest in the hotel is is mnch in
his own castle M in his own house, and
will Bet permit him to be knowingly
diMnroea Dy unpleasant or nnaatnonzea
intruders. This, sometimes, is of ser
vice, and prevents disagreeable conse
quences, as will bo seen in the history
here about to be given, the scene of
which was in the Tremont House in
Boston several years ago, and one of the
actors therein, well-known merchant of
Boston, who, over the nom de plume of
" Acorn," used to furnish some of the
liveliest sketches of humor, and sharp
est of dramatic criticisms to the old New
York Spirit of the Timet, whom we
shall designate as Jim Pines ; the other,
a well-known business man of our sister
city of .Portland, whom, for convenience
s ike,, we shall call Short, inasmuch as
he waf short when one of the actors in
the scene we are about to recount.
It chanced one fine evening that a
stranger entered the Tremont -and
addressing himself to the "gentle
manly clerk,", inquired if Mr. Short
of Portland was stopping at the house
"He is," said the clerk, referring to
the register. . -, ... - . ..
" Well, I want to see him ; show me
up to his room, if yon please.'' .
"It yoa . will Bend your card, I will
see if he is " at home," replied the
Tie visitor prodacod a card, which was
handed-to thee bell dot. whom he was
about to- follow up stairs, when he was
restrained by the clerk. - -
" Be . kind enough ." to wait till we
see if Mr. jbhort is in and will see'
7a- . "
The bell-boy returned with word that
Mr. Short fwould see the gentleman to
morrow morning. . --.
" Where's the room ?" said the visitor.
" l li go riglit up myself."
"Excuse me, sir! Mr. Short has al
ready sent word he does not wish to see
you till to-morrow, and I cannot permit
him to be disturbed."
"Well, sir, I think I shall go up
you wui. give me TOO-numDer ot. tne
. room, for I'm the Sheriff, and I intend
to arrest nun. -
At. these words Jim Pines, who was
sitting m a little room behind the key
board, where he had heard all the con
versation, and who is always ready to aid
a man in difficulties Jini, knowing
to be a case ot Jat-at-night arrest to
. force a claim, rose and remarked that
" he was going to see if his supper was
reaay, ana supping inrougn ine auung
hall up to his room, he took from thence
an okl pair of boots and went to Short'
room, where he wag at once admitted.
" Take your valise and duds, old boy,
ana come along witn me.
" What's up, Jim?" asked Short. "
"Not mnch, but the Sheriff will soon
be : so come alone. -
The pair left tne room, locked it be
hind them, and Pines dropped the old
pair . of - boots outside the door, after
wnicn tuey passed over to another wing
otjtiye .house, to Pines' room, where
Short was left ; and the. former descend
ed, where he found the hotel clerk still
engaged m - conversation with the
ShenflV , . , ' " .: :
'I've seen about my supper, and it's
all right, said ne, as he passed the dork
witn a wink. . -.
"I see this room against Mr. Short's
name on the register is 26 ', is that where
you put him?" asked the Sheriff of the
clerk. . "- ""
t'Tes, tat." ' . .
"Then I demand to be shown to that
"All" right, Mr. Sheriff. - Boy, show
the gentleman No. 26."
The unwelcome visitor was conducted
np stairs to the desired room. - There
was, sure enough, number on the door,
pair of txx.ta sitting outside. The Sheriff
looked at his watch.: Half -past nine.
" Humph 1 -goes to bed -early."-- He
knocked ; no response. Knocked a lit
tle louder; still no reply.
" Boy," said he to the bell-boy who
still stood near liim, " is there any door
opening out of this room to the cham
bers either side ?"
" No, sir ; yoa can see for yourself
there's nobody in this one." ,
The Sheriff looked into the unoccupied
rooms on each side, and satisfied himself
that there was no communication, and
then, with a grim smile, took a chair
from one of them and sat down beside
the door of number 26.
."Boy," said the officer of the law,
" do you want to earn a dollar ?"
"Yes, sir," said the waiter, as his eyes
"Well, take this note for mo," said
the officer, as he hastily scribbled
on the back of an old letter, "and
bring me an answer, and you shall
The waiter was off like a shot, and re
turned with an answer, to whom the
other in a whisper explained' the situa
tion. " He's in here, and no way
getting out ; . we can't break in the
door ; you must watch here till mornr
ing, and when he comes out to break
fast arrest him. Boy, there's your dol
lar." Thus left, the deputy settled himself
comfortably down in his chair, and the
Sheriff walked off, satisfied that he had
trapped his bird.
Next morning about eight o'clock he
reappeared. There sat the watchman,
looking a little red about the eye-lids,
and there stood the boots, as when he
left the night before. '
V Any movement, Linxt"
" Not a bit at yet ; quiet as a church
yard." "Ah, ba! Thinks to tire ns out
Go down 2nd get some breakfast, Linx,
and I'll mount guard while you're ab
sent" The deputy-went away, and in half an
an hour returned invigorated and re
freshed, and resumed his post, which he
faithfully held till no.n, when his prin
cipal again made his appearance on the
"What! Not np yet?"
"Not a motion T
The two men . looked at each other
doubtingly. At this moment one of the
chambermaids came along, with broom
and a bunch of keys in hand.
" Got a key that'll open this room?"
said the sheriff.
Tea sir," said the maid. Applying
it, the door flew open, and the two offi
cers rushed in. . -
It was empty. - - -
TThe bed was undressed : a half-smoked
cigar and a newspaper of the day before
lay upon the table, which were all the
traces of its having been occupied. -
From force of babit the deputy guard
ed the door, while his principal looked
into the shallow closet, under the bed,
out of the window (it was forty feet to
the pavement), and had even taken off
the blower at the little fire-place, with
the vague ideas that the man sought
might have vanished, in some mysterious
manner, up the chimney, when his eyes
caught sight of the bell-boy, standing
oueade the door.
" Say, boy, do yon know where Mr.
Short is, who occupied this room."
" Dure, sir, be must be in Portland,
said the boy with a grin, " he left in the
seven o'clock train, and it's twelve now."
The sheriff glanced at his watch. -" ies,
but whose boots are those at the door."
" These," said the boy, taking them
up ; " these be Mr. James Pines boots,
here's his name on the lininpr."
And so it was, and the officers had
never thought to look in them.
" Are vou afraid anyone would stale
'em, that ye sit by 'em so?" asked the
waiter maliciously. ."'..
The sheriff made no answer, but strode
out of the room, sending the boots aside
with a vigorous kick as he passed toward
the staircase. - When he was halfway
down, he was stopped by the voice
of the bell-boy, who, leaning over the
bannisters, called out :
"Sir, iist a moment plaze."
"Well, what is it!" replied the offi
cer, turning up his face.
" Would yon toll me, plaze, how much
it is Mr. Pines pays an hour for the
watchin' av bis boots?"
The sheriff vouchsafed only an indig
nant " humph," and passed on. He and
his deputy had passed out upon the
front steps of the house, when another
waiter, running after him, tapped him
on the shoulder with the message that
the hotel clerk wished to speak with him.
Hastening back with the thought that he
was to hear something respecting hie lost
game, he was met with a bland smile by
tho cleric, who remarked :
I b lieve you forgot this httle bfll.
"little bull What little bill?" '
The clerk presented a paper bearing
the pictorial representation 01 the Tre
mont and beneath which was the charge
BTETHEH UUIUL mi - - ' ' ;
To proprietors Tremont House, Dr.
Jo you mean to say that yon intend
charging me a dollar for my man's sitting
np in a chair here all. night r said the
officer ot the law, rod and irritated.
" Can t tell how he passed the night
all I know is that we gave him lodging
and one dollar s our price, replied the
clerk, icily. .
Say, Charley, have you seen my old
boots ?'' .asked a gentleman, at this junc
ture who appeared to be accidentally
standing near. . : -.
"I've missed 'em from mv room.
hone some one has kent an - eve- on 'era
for I would rather give a dollar than
: " All right, . the boots is safe, sure
didn't the gmtleman sit . by . em
night," answered the grinning waiter as
the sheriff turned around. . ,
' " Ah I Graham, good morning much
obliged to you here, let mo pay this
lodging bill, for I prize 'those- boots,"
said Jim ' Pines, as he took toe slip of
paper - from the sheriff's hands, who
stood staring at him.
t " Mr. Pines, I give it up. I'm eu
chred," said the officer, and that's the
first pair of boots I ever knew that helped
a man to run away without .-his being
"Ah," said Jim, " there's nothing like
leather when there's business afoot"
Boston Commercial Bulletin.
SILAS HIVING BEES.
i The old gentleman's name is Silas,
and -that of his - eldest son is George
his .wife's name is Matilda, and his three
pretty daughters are named Helen, Alice
and Susie ; there is a httle Silas, too, and
an older boy whose name is too qneor to
menuon, -1 -. ; ,: - ;
- The bees had alighted in a great
Duncn, as large as a halt-bushel measure,
on the limb of a peach tree n the yard:
A table is placed under the overhanging
iuud, spread witn a clean, white cloth,
ana we mve placed thereon.
, Then one of the boys one that is
good for nothing else -is sent into the
tree with a saw to sever the limb; the
limb comes down slowly and easily, and
the old gent below, dressed in a great
coat, buckskin gloves, cowhide boots
and a bed-quilt tied around his neck and
face, slyly manipulates a twig from the
tree, and in two minutes has safely
coaxed every bee to enter the hive; during
all of which time Matilda and Helen
and Alioe and Susie pound the bottoms
out of just four tin pans; httle Silas does
his prettiest yelling, while tho boy with
the queer name is just old enough and
sharp enough to sup behind the house
and wait for the thing to come to a point
That is the way it ought to have gone
off; but that isn't the way it did. Silas,
the elder, was very comfortably bundled
up for so warm a day, and he had his
suit well arranged, only he forgot to tie
strings around the bottoms of his pants
. The bees had settled on the limbs of
a peach tree, and Silas, when table and
white cloth and hive were all ready,
i " Now, George, grab that old rusty
saw and climb; I guess you can cut that
small hmb off easy enough."
George was 'just home from a six
months term of school, and be felt a
great tenderness for his father, and
would have gone through a patch of
thistles barefoot to please the old gent
and yet he had a particular dread for
the " business end " of a bee, and par
ticularly of such a crowd of them. But
he obeyed, and began to fiddle away
cautiously upon the particular limb.
One little bunch of bees dropped off and
were caged; another, and another small
bunch dropped, and the prospect
seemed good, when suddenly an old
honey-maker, who had been in the busi
ness before, soared upward. George
shut up one eye quick, gave 'one terrific
surge on the old rusty saw, got out of
that tree at one jump, and his anxious
mother caught one glimpse of him as he
flew around the corner of the barn
twenty rods away. s . - :
But poor old Silas! The bees came
down, and he thought' tho bunch as big
as a haystack now. They did not go
into the hive, but they went through
his overcoat and bedquilt as if these had
been only mosquito bars, and they
climbed np tho inside of his jfants legs, and
the old gent danced as he never danced
before; and he slapped his legs as he
never allowed anyone else to slap them,
and his voice towered high above the
clatter of the tin pans and the shrieks "of
nttie ouas as he veiled : - ? --- :
" Throw water on me ! throw water on
me ! soak me, wet me down !"
He rolled three or four times over in
the grass, and sprang up, shouting,
"Slap me I slap me! Can't yon slap
me ?" in the midst of which httle Silas
crept np behind his infuriated papa and
dealt him a lively one with a shingle;
but poor little Silas landed the next
second against the. milk house, for his
pa took him and his shingle for a thou
sand bees, and gently brushed them off.
O, the agony of that three minutes'
jig ! He appealed to his wife.
" Matilda, for heiven's sake, bring me
another pair of breeches, won't you !"
. But these things don't last always,
any more than any other happiness, and
after a few minutes the old gent came
lipping out of the cellar with the breeches
on that Matilda brought him, feeling
mnch easier, bat certainly much fatigued
just as George got back from the barn.
and the boy with the queer name slipped
around the corner of the house. ' Both
boys were very anzions to know bow
matters stood, and asked :
"Did you git em hived, p?
Bnt the old man was too mad to an
swer or even look at his boys, lie
turned to little Silas and said :
Little one, yu meant alt right and
I'm sorry I cuffed you so; next time don't
slap so hard.
Then to his wife, "Matilda, to von I
owe everything. Aooopt my heartfelt
gratitude. We'll take no more stock in
bees. 1 have made up my mind, and it s
settled. May our quiet, peaceful farm
house never be so stirred up again.
Seems to me I never had so much of life
crowded into a few short minutes be
fore. Bun after the cows now, boys; be
off. for it is almost dark." Xbledo
Short Hints Concerning Sickness.
Don't whisper in the sick-room.
When the doctor comes to see vou.
member how many pairs of stairs he has
to climb every day, and go down to nun
if you are well enough.
When vou are sitting up at night with
a patient, be sure to have something to
eat, if yon wish to save yourseu un
- - Bemember that sick people are not
necessarily idiotic or imbecile, and that
it is not always wise to try to persuade
them that their sufferings are imaginary.
They may even at times know best what
thev need. s-
' Never deceive a dying person unless
by the doctor's express orders. It is not
only wrong to allow any soul to go into
eternity without preparation, but how
can you tell bnt that he has something
he ought to tell or to do before he goes
If you have a sick friend to whom you
wish to be of use, do not content your
self with sending her flowers and icily,
but tend ner one of your pictures to
hang in place of hers, or bronze to re
place the one at which she is so tired of
i Don t have needless conversations with
the doctor outside of the sick-room.
Nothing will excito and irritate a nerv
ous natient sooner. If von do have such
conversations, don't tell the patient that
the doctor said "nothing. He won't
believe you, and he will imagine the
worst possible. - -
In lifting the sick, do not take them
by the shoulders and drag them up on to
the pillows, bat get some one to help
yon. Let one stand on one side of the
rjaaent. the other onoonte. then loin
hands under the shouideisand hips, and
lift steadily and promptly together. This
method is easy for those who lift, and
does not disturb the one who is lifted.
Do not imagine that your duty is over
when you have nursed your . patient
through his illness, and he is about the
house; or perhaps going . out - again.
Strength does noi come back in a mo
ment, and the days-vrhen little things
worry and httle efforts exhaust, when
the cares of business begin to press, but
the feeble brain and hand refuse to think
and execute, are the most trying to the
sick one, and then comes the need for
your tenderest care, your most unobtrusive
watchfulness. "Home and So
ciety;" Scrilmer for Scptember.-
Short Hints Concerning Sickness. A Good Day's Work.
; VA Farmer's Wife," of D wight TH
sends an account Of a day's work good
enough for two days: iiose at 4.30
skimmed the milk ; fed the chickens-
has thirty-three young ones and 150 eggs
nearly ready to hatch ; got breakfast
which was eaten at 6. Her sister was to
drop corn from the planter, and it was
arranged that the wife should go to the
field at 10, while the sister returned to
the house to mind the baby. So the
baby was dressed, the dishes washed,
the beds nindo, the floor mopped, the
setting hens fed, chickens killed and pre
pared, for dinner, cookies baked, the
baby pnt to sleep, and the dinner ar
ranged by 10 o'clock, when tho wife took
tho lunch and went to the field to relieve
her sister. After dinner there was the
usual routine work to do, after which
watering plants and other garden work
occupied her until 3 o'clock ; then she
went to the held and dropped corn until
night After supper she milked, fed the
chickons, baked bread, ironed, sewed
buttons on the husband's shirts, watered
the house-plants, crimped the ruffles on
baby's Sunday frock and the lace on her
own best dress, besides other things not
enumerated here forgetting nothing
that should have been done except patch
ing the hole in a mitten If the hus
band has anything like the energy of
the wife there is wealth in store for that
couple, and which, it is to be hoped, the
baby will inherit N. Y. Times.
How Cheap Liquors Are Made.
There may be seen daily on Chestnut
street a man dressed in faultless apparel,
with a great diamond pin upon his breast
vainly endeavoring tooutghtter the mag
nificent solitaire on his finger. In
German university he learned chemistry,
and not even Iicbig knew it better, rtia
occupation is tho mixing and the adul
teration of liquors. Give him a dozen
casks of deodorized alcohol, and the
next day each of them will represent the
name of a genuine wine or a popular
spirit He enters a wholesale drug store
bearing a large basket on his arm. Five
pounds of Iceland moss are first weighed
out to him. . To raw liquors' this imparts
a degree of smoothness and oleaginous
ness that gives to imitation brandy the
glibness f that which is most matured.
An astringent called catechu, that would
almost close mouth of a glass inkstand,
is next in order. A couple of ounces of
strychnine, next called for, are quickly
conveyed to the vest pocket, and a pound
of white vitriol is as silently placed in
the bottom of the basket The oil of
cognac; -the sulphuric ' acid, 'and other
articles that give lire and body to the
liquid poison, are always kept in store.
The mixer buys theso things in various
quarters. They are staples of the art
A Sharp Legislator.
A member of the last Ohio Gen eial
Assembly did this : He bargained for
board at the United States Hotel, at
Columbus, and arranged that he was to
pay 50 cents a meal, and whenever he
waa absent from a meal he was to be
credited that amount. He then hunted
up some cousins in the vicinity, an old
schoolmate, a man who had once courted
his (the member's) wife, and several
other relations, and sponged his living
off of them for the larger part of the ses
sion. When he settled up with the hotel
on the day of adjournment, the landlord
was astonished to find that he owed his
thrifty boarder $76, the amount credited
him for absence at meals over that
charged for presence at meals. It was
Western Reserve man did it. Cincinnati
A horse's hoof is not, as it appears to
the careless eyes, a mere lump of insan
Bible bone fastened to the leg by a joint.
It is made of a series of thin layers or
eaves of horn, about 500 in number, and
nicely fitted to each other, and forming
a lining to the foot itself. Then there
are as many more layers, belonging to
what is called the "coffin bone," and
fitted into this. These are elastic. Take
a quire of paper, and insert the leaves
one by one into those of another quire,
and you you will get some idea of the
arrangement of the several layers. Now
the weight of the horse rests on as many
elastic springs as there are layers in his
four feet about 4,000 and all this is
contrived, not only for the convenience
of his own body, but for whatever bur
dens may be laid on him.
Tragic Episode in the Early History of
[From the Washington (Ark.) Telegraph.]
'ftinrn ia a taar nn our statute hooka
offering a premium for wolf scalps-. This
law was enacted in 183?. Every person
killing a wolf is entitled to such compen
sation aa the County Court may fix
usually nve dollars. The passage of this
act was associated with one of the blood
iest tragedies ever enacted m the State.
The Legislature of 1836, the first con
vened after the Slate was admitted into
the Union, had met, enacted many laws.
Among other things tne real estate
and State banks were incorporated. In
the fall of 1837 Gov. James a Conway
convened the Ueneral Assembly in ex
traordinary session. It was at this ses
sion that the law in relation to wolves
was enacted. The bill was introduced
in the Senate, and, after various amend-
UMOBCU uu HID U Vt ATWOUU,
1837. It was immediately rrf ter reported
to the House, of which John Wilson, of
Clark, was Speaker. Mr. Wilson
also President of - the Bcal Estate Bank;
created at the first session of the Gen
eral Assemhly. Iinnlediately after the
bill was reported to the House, it was
read a first and second time, under a
suspension of the rules. After several
amendments had been voted upon, Mr.
.Davis, of Unioot, submitted the follow
ing as an additional section ; .
Be it farther mooted. That all acajrn so
taken and aeonrad shall be good currency
throw oat the State, and be receivable for U
dues to the state.
Mr. C. F. M. Noiaml, one of the Repre
sentatives from Independence, offered
the following as a proviso s
Prop That the oertlilcate Of tho alsvht-
trate, Dei ore woou uiey were proved, accom
Mr. J. J. Anthony, of Randolph coun
ty, here offered an amendment which cost
hint his life a few minutes afterward.
He moved to amend the amendment, by
striking out the word " magistrate" and
inserting "the President of the Beal
Estate Bank in its place.
The Speaker, Mr. Wilson, was Presi
dent of the Real Estate Bank, and there
had been an ill feeling existing between
him and Anthony for some time. He
considered Mr. Anthony's amendment as
an insult which called for resentment on
his part, then and there. ' He declared
Mr. Anthony s amendment out of order.
and ordered the member from Randolph
to take his seat This Mr. Anthony re
fused to do. ' " Then I will make vou."
replied the Speaker, who descended from
his stand to the floor, and directed his
steps toward that part of the hall where
Mr. Anthony was standing. The latter
was standing near the first window on
the east side of the hall next to the
Speaker's stand. He advanced toward
Wilson, and both mot about midway
between the Speaker's stand and the
window. Wilson had drawn a bowie-
knife as he advanced.. At thi3 point
Gen. Grandison D. Royston, who was
then a Representative from Hempstead
county, endeavored to get between the
two, and did succeed in holding a chair
between them. Wilson, however, with
his long knife, reached under the chair
and stabbed Anthony to the heart, who
fell to the floor a dead man..
-This episode, of course, ended the pro
ceedings for that day. Mr. Smith,
Arkansas county, was called to the chair.
the Wolf, scalp bill was laid on the table
till the following Saturday, and the
House adjourned. Next day resolutions
01 sympathy were adopted and the dead
member appropriately buried.
On the morning of . the 6th, Gen. G.
D. Royston, of Hempstead county, was
temporarily called to the chair, and pre
sented to the House the resignation
Mr. Wilson as a member of the House.
This resignation was then, on motion
Mr. Fowler, laid on the table, and Mr.
R. C. Bird, of Pulaski, offered a resolu
tion that Jar. Wilson bo expelled as
member of the House. This resolution
was adopted by a vote of 30 to d, and
Mr. Wilson was thereupon declared ex
pelled. Thus, it will be observed, the present
" Wolf -scalp law" was a dear one to this
State. To thif day the bloody tragedy
the hall of the House of Representatives
on the 4th of December, 1837, is pointed
to as an evidence that this is the land
Edwin Booth's Trouble.
A New York correspondent, writing
the Troy Times, says, apropos of Edwin
Booth's late disaster: It may be said
that Booth's life has been marked
many 01 tnoee misfortunes which are pe
culiar to genius.. The shadow of his
father s errors overhung his early years.
men came tne Dioody stain on the fam
ily arising from the murder of Jjinooln.
For a whole year after this tragedy
refrained from his profession. His genius
brought wealth, and at the age of 30
was the richest, as well as the greatest.
performer of the day. Then canto the
fatal blunder of the new theater.
which be sunk all his savings as well
all the money he could borrow, and
last he was sold out and stood before the
world as a bankrupt. He has since then
been much shattered, and at one
was said to be insane. During this in
terval he remained secluded at his resi
dence at Cos Gob, but since then ho has
made a number of engagements. His
late disaster reminds us that Charles M
Barras, once owner of the Black Crook
and the former owner of Booth s place.
was killed there. Some would reckon
Cos Cob an unlucky spot, since two
leaders in the same profession have there
been injured. Booth is now 40 years
old. te will never draw as ne once did.
One reason is the present stagnation.
He might fill a house for a week or
fortnight, but the time has been when
he played hero a hundred nights
crowded houses. That tamo is past.
rsootn, nowever, is well provided for.
His wife is a daughter of the rich Mr.
McVicker, of Chicago, and the old gen
tleman will stand by his gifted but nn
fortunate son-in-law until tho last.
It is learned from the statistics of fire
insurance that a large proportion of the
fires that oocur either in city or country
are caused by a combination of matches
and carelessness. Too little caution
exercised in handling, using and keeping
these useful articles of domestic econo
my. They are usually left either in the
boxes in which they are packed or per
mitted to he around loose. Many kinds
may be set off by being trodden on. The
phosphorus tempts the rate, that are
fond of that article, to carry them
their nests and nibble them among the
dry tow and straw, thus creating what
miscalled spontaneous combustion. Be
side, it is too much to expect of an
average child to resist the temptation
" scratch 'em off" whenever opportunity
How They Punished Horse-Thieves in
- An old-time sentence has been resur
rected by the York (Pa.) Daily. :It is
a part of the record of York sessions for
1782, when Henry Heiner, for the offense
of horse-stealing, was sentenced '.'to
stand in the pillory ; that he be whipped
as the public whipping-post in Yorktown
with 33 lashes on his bare back well laid
on ; that both his ears be cut off and
nailed to the pillory ; that he be commit
ted to the workhouse there to remain for
the space of six months, and that he pay
the costs of this prosecution and stand
committed until uiis judgment shall be
fully complied with."
Mb- Samuel Iiakgley, of New Dur
ham, N. H., is a school law unto him
salf, as thirteen of the fourteen children
that attend the district school are his,
and he is keeping four others in reserve.
FINANCE AND TRADE.
Weekly Review of the Chicago Market.
Coonlrr orders far ttrrrerib tight and the
money market Was quiet The supply of loan
able funds was large and interest rates wen
easy at 18 per cent for -gooi oUalisala
(roremment boods steady and firax . 1 ' 1. - O
The grain markets have been quite active
throughout the entire week, speculators taking
hold quite freely, both the local and order de-
partiBerit beinK quite actlre. Tallies have been
somewhat faregular, but the i&arigea and ftW
toaMons wttre ndt it a vefy wide range, the
dosing quotations not showing much change;
save for com which was materially lower. The
mainta were luver. but operators had ex
pected increased arrivals, as, during the closing
days of the month, the August shorts had cal
culated on receiving increased ouanuuee or
Brain for delirerv on matured eontracta.
Spring wheat waa quite firm with a good de
mand I rum BHSVJ aim vu BUippwg aroutiu..
Corn waa lower, mainlv under the influence of
the arm weather for the ftrowina crop. Oats
ruled steadv. live arid bailev Cltnef.
Tne following laoie snows me prices current
at tne opening ana cioss 01 ue past weeju.
Ho. 1 sp's wheat, cash
Ha 2. seller August..
.7)(($ .8 .
Ho. 2, seller ocfooer..!
no. 2 corn, casn
Ho. 2 oorn, a. Avfiist.
no. 2 oorn, seuer oepi.
Ho. t oats, cash......
Ho. 2 oats, a. August, .
Ho.3ots, a Sept...
Ho. i fyfe, dsn
No. i rve. a. Aug
Ho. 1 barley, am...
Ho. peiw, s. Bert.
No. 3 barley, cash..
.79 d . 82
fliers was mare doing in tbis market flaring
the past week, bat the offerings wen large,
and there was only a small improvement in
values. Hess nark was in good speculative de
mand and an advance of 2530c was estab
lished. Cash mecs nark closed St ww.ia.
aeiler Ancrot at 20.20, and seller September
at em.ssmw.ao. uaen lam cioeea nmet at
13 lBU. eelkv HnMUnber at H3.1GW13.15.
and seller October at V18.2XJ1S.S13.
There has been nothing new of essential Im
portance developed ih the market for batter
daring the week that bas Jnat paseed. There
Daa Deen out luuo oHpoarauai budtd vu. rouv
anv extensive rmrcbases ot tne tower grades.
ana oonataeraoie more caution waa exaiurwu
. ., I, .! .lLix
the nart of BlttDoen and parties
who boy for the -purpose of re-pack
ing. The- few trovers on toe market.
owing to the unfavorable advioea from the
Kant, were enaeavonmt to porcnase at suaueu
prices, but the stock on our market was very
meager and these reports bad "ne apparent
effect on the market. The better (Trades of
butter have met with a good local inquiry, and
the reoernta were barely eufflcient to supply the
trade. There was no change of consequence in
prices, the prime grades being very nrm, ana
the lower qualities were steady at the decline
noted In our reviews of the previoun week. One
of the principal reasons for the stock now on
tne market is tnat aeaierB in tne i-asi nave uaea
every endeavor to induce Western shippers and
dealers to eonelgn their shipments to their mar
kets, and a good many tots have in this manner
passed direct to the aeaboara. i ds r-nropean
demand for some time past his been light, and
this being (boat the only outlet for butter
toe eastern xsaraeca, tne oeosequenoa n tnat
the above mentioned markets have nad a surplus
supply, and prices are at the present time lower
than in this market. On the other hand the
outlets from this market are quite numerous.
Here has been a good trade with Southern
points dining the season, and a large amount
has been shipped to the hrmbering districts.
Exporters also find it to their advantage
make purchases at this market, as the rates
freight and the connections are such as
ona a healthy oomoehtion with the Eastern
markets. - Dealers here, in anticipation of more
liberal receipts, are keeping their stocks
closed out, and the market was never in a ter
condition for the reoeipt and handling
consignments. The quotations given below
are for the grades adopted by me Batter As
sociation : 222!25o for Extras, 18(8200
Firsts, 15(ftl6o for Seconds, 14(Si5o
Thirds, and 12(il3c for inferior stock. There
were no sales' of beans made that wore
consequence and prices - were .unchanged.
Prime Eastern mediums quotable
(180 per bu. Western were, entirely
nominal. . There was a fair trade
in broom corn, and
market mled steadv as follows : 11.'1S.c
for No. 1 to extra hurl, 10KCHKo good
to choice stalk braid, and 6(ri 'or crooked.
Beeswax quiet t 2W28C for good to prime yel
low. Bel lies were rather quiet and the receipts
consisted mainly of blackberries, which closed
at S.50O4 00 for Wilsons, 3 for Lawton,
and 1.75(a''2.00 for wild. Cheese was quiet
at nnclianged prices; qnotablo at 59o
poor to good, and 10Jrf(ftllc for prime. Dned
fruits were firmer and a fairly active business
was reported. The market closed at Wo f
prime Eastern apples, 1130 for halves peaches
and lljj'c for blackberries. Dried pess dull
t2.00(2.10 for choice green and t l.C5al.75
marrowfat. There was nothing of consequence
done in feathers; quotable at 48(S52o for prune
live geese, and 30(o)25e for choice turkey tan.
Green f raits were fairly active, but prices un
der surplus offerings closed weak and lower.
Apples closed at 1.003.00 per brl for com
mon to prime cooking, and $3.003.50 for eat
ing. Peaches 75ctl.00 in -bu boxes,
about 75c for -bn baskets. Prams, 1.00
basket for Green Gages and Damson plums,
X0O2.5O for Delaware Bartletts, H.00(SLa5
for Southern do, and 5076o for common de
scriptions. Grapes sold at 69c per lb. Bides
were in fair demand and firm at 8 lc for irreen
salted all round, and 1213o for calf. Hops
dull at 10(0-180 per lb. Mekms were dull
$10.0020.00 per 100 for watermelons, according
to quality. Nutmegs sold at 60(175
small orates, and 75o to tl.00 in crates contain
ing two dozen, rotatoee were dull, and outside
lots were almost unsalable. Salt remains Bteady
at $1.50 for Onondaga and Saginaw fine,
1.70 for ordinary coarse. Sweet potatoes
sold slowly at H.75 per brl for Jerseys,
$3.50 for yellow Illinois. Wool remains
and unchanged. Sales of veal were alow at
8c, according to quality. . . r
SEEDS AND HIGHWINES.
There was considerable new timothy seed
during the week, bat there was a very
good demand and prices ruled steady and
fairly active business was transacted.
quality of the seed arriving was very poor,
and of prime the offerings were only moderate.
Sales were made at 42. 40 2. 65 for poor
good, and 2.702.75 for prime. Clover
inactive and nominal at t8.008.20 for good
to choice medium. Flax met with a fair de
mand and prices were steady. Sales ranged
tL501.60 for fair to good crashing. The
other descriptions were inactive and nominal.
Higbwines were steady and a fair trade was
COOPERAGE, LUMBER AND WOOD.
The quietness of several weeks back again
existed in tins market during the past week,
but as nana! the feeling that prevailed was
of steadiness, and former pi ices were main
tained. Quotable at 1.121.15 for pork
barrels, tl.35a1.15 for lard tierces, 1.90
X 10 for whisky barrels, and 4555e for flour
barrels. There was a better demand for lum
ber, but the supply of cargoes was rather light,
and the market for this reason ruled quiet.
Prices were steady at 6.258.50 for joist
scantling, $8.75(315.00 for common strips
boards, 1 2.102770 for shingles, and L50
lath. There was no business of consequence
doing in wood, and prices remain unchanged;
JuoUble at 48.00 per cord for hickory, $6
or maple, $5.50 for beech, and $4.00 for slabs
at the yard.
Telegraphic Market Reports.
.$7 50 13 00
Flohb Superfine Western.,
Wheat No. 2 Chicago
Poaa New Mess
, 4 70 (9 5 J5
..... 1 26 a 1 S3
74 (i 74
..... 67 & 59
" 9S a 1 OS
so tn a20 90
Wbxat No. S Bed 1 39 a 1 40
OORH NO. 1 9 II
Oats No. 2 34', a S4
BTX-No.l 77 78
Pork Mess 21 721 TS
7 60 a 8 00
2 60 6 35
OotlH No. 2
Oats No. 2.... .........
, .. 1
a i os
a 1 35
, 20 60 (420 T5
9 1 32
v 1 2
Wheat No. 1 Bed
So. 2 Bed
t4 - 43
A small piece of loaf sugar will almost
instantly core the most troublesome Hiccough.
Of the delicirtria tjirdV-nest bouo eaten
in Chin etery body has heard bnt every
twdt bas not been privileged to partake
W fliai rridst delectable of all Oriental
dainties. The nests are formed of the
secretions of a species of swallow, called
by natnralistH Minmdo e&culenta, be
cause their dwellirurs are eaten. These
birds are common on most of the islands
of' the Indian Archipelagoes, but their
headquarter -are Sumatra Java, and
Borneo. They build "their nests over
shelving : rocks, in places that : would
seem to be iiiaooessible to man. -'' ' '
But stteh is the demand for this dainty.
tend ad High lis market valuer that hun
dreds of men spend their whole lives in
the perilous work of collecting the nests
from deep caverns, by torchlight, and
overhanging rocks, frightful cliffs, and
precipices, such as make the head grow
dizzy even to think of, ana whence tne
slightest loss of footing must prove fatal
to the adventurer. Multitudes ot outers
are constantly employed in separating
with delicate tweeaers the feathers and
other nnpnriUes from the gelatinous por
tion of the nests, and in washing and
-drying tiicrn ia preparation for the mar
ket, r r t .., ri..K tt.:-; i'i
The bird mates its first nest of gela
tine produced from its own body, with
out any foreign admixture; but when
deprived of this, being unaoie to secrete
a sufficient quantity of the gluten for
another, he mixes ih the second a con
siderable portion of sucks, feathers, ana
dried gfass, thus rendering the nest far
less desirable tor eaioie jrarpuBes.
AjTtfif!. hCttfevef, the raWVClCmS hunter,
lying ih wait fof his ttey, terns out the
hnmlnH bird, mirl "Wftrfl TlfT the rjrize :
- --- 77-- .rr-T. - .j
ana wnen, lor uie tuiru unit , iuu muc
architect rears his home, it is composed
almost entirely of stubble, with the
sligutcst passible admixture of gelatine.
'Hub last nest, pcing comparataveiy
worthless for food, the poor little builder
is ordinarily allowed to retain possession,
and rears its family without farther
molestation. . The nests are about the
size of a small tea-cup, and an eighth of
an inch In thickness, weighing scarcely
half fin ounce each. - . ;
Tho first nests collected ore of a pure
creamy whiteness, and bring 'readily
twice their own weight in silver dollars.
These, require little cleansing, only to
be dried and packed : but the second
gathering must be carefully picked over,
and thoroughly washed. The nests thus
losing ' their original lnaciousness,
their market value is proportion
ately diminished, and they sell for about
eighteen or twenty dollars per pound
the poorest as low as six or Burnt, rven
the third nests aro- oroaaionaUy taken,
bnt they bring a mere trifle, and are only
used by those whose epicurean tastes ex
ceed the lonarth of their purses.. . ..
.Whole streets in Canton are occupied
bv the pnroaiers and venders, of birds
nests ; and about a million and a half
dollars .are annually expended by the
Chinese in the purchase of this dainty,
which, when rendered -into soup or jelly,
the Celestial regards 'as the moat delect
able of food. - !;;. ''!
Tho nests are first soaked in water,
then hoi led to a iellv. -and finallv. swim-
minir in a rich crravy composed of the
exprjssed jmoe of the cocoannt, with
various spices and condiments, they
placed on the table a rich, pulpy mass,
and truly delicious. St. Nicltolas for
How to Keep Fresh Meat.
A Sacramento newspaper recommends
the following directions for preserving
fresh meat: As soon as the animal heat
is out of the meat, slice it up for cookinrr.
Prepare a largo jar by scalding well with
hot Salt and water. Mix salt and pulver
ized saltpetre in the proportion of one
tabloRpoonfnl of saltpetre to one tcacup
f ul of salt Sprinkle tho bottom of the
jar with a littlo salt and pepper. Put
down a layer of meat, sprinkle with salt
and pepper the same as just going on
tho tablo, and continue in this manner
till the jar is f ulL Fold a cloth or towel
and wet it in strong salt and water, in
which a little of the saltpetre is dis
solved. Press the cloth closely over the
meat and set it an a cool place, tie sure
and press the cloth on tight as each layer I
is removed, and the meat will keep for
months. . It is a good plan to let the
meat he over night alter it is sliced, be
fore packiog. Then drain off all the
blood- that oozes from it. ' It will be
necessary to change the cloth occasional-1
ly or take it off and wash it first in cold
water, then scald in salt and water as at
first. In this way farmers can have
fresh meat tho year round. "I have
kept beef' says one writer, " that was
killed the 12th of February, until the
21st of Jane, , Then! packed a large jar
of veal in the same way during the dog
Ldays, and it kept six weeks.
ported The other day a Detroit husband went
off on a fishing excursion with a party of
menos. itecurnuig at miauignt ne
pounded on the door and awoke his wife.
As she let him into the hall she saw that
something ailed him, and she cried out :
" Why, Henry, your face is as red as
" Guessern't," he replied, feeling along
down the hall.
"And I believe you've been drink
ing," she added.
" Whazzermeanby zhat?" he inquired,
trying to stand still.
"Oh! Henry, your face would never
look like that if yoa hadn't been drink
ing." " Mi to blame ?" he asked, tears in his
eyes. " Sposen big bass jump up'n hit
me in th' face an' make it red mi to
And he sat down on the floor and
cried over her unjust suspicions. ;,-
Now is thb Time. It is always the
right time to do a good act, and every man with
a family shook! regard himself short of his duty
notil but borne ia endowed with a Wilson shnt
r!o sewing machine. Let it be rmderetood that
this a bnirable machine captured the prize
medal and diploma of honor at the Vienna ex
position in 1873, and haa everywhere demon
strated ita superiority over all other machines.
Machines will be delivered at any railroad sta
tion in this county, free of transportation
charges, if ordered through the company's
branch bonne at 197 State street, Chicago. They
send an elegant catalogue and chrotno circular
free on application. This company want a few
more good agent.
Thb Great Favorite ! Tho popular
Chill Cure of the age ! 1 Composed of pnre and
simple drags, Wilhoft'a Tonic has long held Hie
highest place in the long line of remedies for
Chills and Fever. It is Dot only Anti-Periodic
bnt is Anti-Panic, for it curtails the heavy ex.
pense of doctors' visits, where friendly calls
are all itemized in the account current. A
penny saved is a penny gained; and saving it
in this wav adds to health and comfort, - Try
Wilhoft'a Tonic aa a certainty, and you will
never regret it, Whekuxje, Fimlat L Co., Pro
prietors, New Orleans.
Foa sale bt all Druogists.
Edwabd Bates, Esq., Horton, Kings
Co., N. S., writes that an astonishing core has
been effected on his daughter by the use of
JohnMnrittAnotlyne Liniment The whole apine
became diseased, she lost the me of her limbs,
and her back was rounded np like a bow, ia
consequence of taking cold after having been
innoculated for the kine pock. She is now welL
We pledge ottr reputation on the as
sertion that any educated physician, after a
careful examination of the recipe, will say that
Parimts' Purgative Pill rrowess more merit
than any other piil now offered for sale.
How to Get a Hoar. Bee adirin l ieraaont.
A por.nj saved hers and thera
eoanu np at tbs and of tho year.
Shoes and yon wnl save tktosrs
Aleo, Uy Wire Qnilted Soles.
IAKI.K NCREW WIRE!
li -o16 snd Shoes
1 have no nails orl
pea sticking through tbe bottom 1
to p-lck the feet or wear ther
Also, try Wire Quilted Sides. B
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Vt Miw lAea W A. OOULTUt 4 CO.,
HI SoM b Acsala aaYMsi
M ft-tf OKwraiT Send w CarsmsCstaligni.
9 1 yj M? a. J i. H. Bsmoaa-a Boas,
CLARK'S ECCK-KEEPIX3. STS1
iwf ftmri lor fsrosisr. w. sj
a Mna-f-M ImMi
' las a I isms tt 1 sbsibs sa ft I sa nrt At snr All
Ucalus Mnt fn. ill sisal WORTH
CO.. St. Ijais. Ma. "
V IV It O I Tits Weir KT F-
f jEiliSI PALO BILL
Pot (Wit B' .I-wtt-i-i.. ..im Cftumlmm
HI fcrl J. wuKltl. caansao. 1U.
A MONTH and BXPKNSES to aB.
asw, staple ss Soar, oamulss frss.
temp for partit alan.
Geo. P. Ro v.m & Co. 1
Rand for alrenlavr aUut mr antra iPi-fTM feat Aaraartta K A.
f1HTB Papsr printed wtth Ink Mutator O. H Kjm
g m uo,ui iwruarn owyast, nirtri. ana Mr mm
nw BBJI IM rarn rri- atnaii yaanuuiav
. OHIoaoo hkwspapicb tnnow,
- 1M tlx. Stow. Ctuow, CS.
WOfUC til At X
$l.Fr per Mnfith Is nsdfl br A-rt1. seTtinc oar sples
ahlaawraaentnf mt.w Itsntsnd rVtaras. Csislosae
fne. R. O BnilMW.5 HarrJsf St., Jtsw York, aaa
tf.oiaiflak,vmasH,u ; ...
A ftT-NTfa TaT WTtfn Dr. March's
HUiJii A. w iiaiLW Great Work,
RIGHT SCTCWF.S It THE BIHI'B, .
daaaurdaoeM NKW BOOKiast inrffl Prsas. ' "
. aHiIism, i. U. MoCUKDV A OO.. OnKsa 111.
ITCAC -Th. ckotc la ih, wrtHmirt-
I erf rrricss-Lsrarist CcEtnr u
ooceocnt - d'twmlUraM! for eirejtar to Koa-
aaxwaus.wvaar - sL.ai.x..r.u
Will fury Aradrmjr.Chctrter, Orw-Sfr,
Mb. CrH KnciiM-erifur. 11m CLituk-. Knzltsh mn4
Mimny Aft iDoroogriij tanirnv, mr rirc-uara i
toft Hitd Uk athixm on tvi
tfcrns whfcfe W w ftMnish
tuaT with QDeMttnrs. Salon
itffto tfl twr .WHlth. Particular utaitorl ft. AO-
aw. Prof. D. Meeker, t. O. lias Of, laaccta. Is
Of tits prettiest CARDS y-aw ever
saw, wtte roar mm hsndsoasslr printed aa
Ut.m. sent. aostoaM.apaa reeoipt or w emu.
want llirss when thes sas
w. u. u&nnun.
e. site Sill tof ll ISO far V Irit Tsrijlj IB
las mmU. Battesutl t aureaao e,tm,iiM-
run f r :r,t,iuhmlil- t""
I vu wnLt.it
ltdoSrs and ftmoMt'K
. Tj . Ait rut. I Jmfa . wit n noanr irira
m IsHiitisI ,Clattsa.lU. .
Wll II iWV f WW fflasfcrats
ILII llrC ef tba author's cma 30 jrea'
IN THK Si's ! rri'lif sdiatuns araonrf
ri (I UirfiT lmltem, to bonier wan.hanttac
at4 ceetrrf brjr os th. iM Vja WIST. . -e
m, nbw, aatnuus, er. job rr-i am o. , , re w
fjueeavfir, jiwr-Bif ejjJ ,
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aKmWTAW TtWkVOW WACS-
seek lor Aaeats at the ireeat l"!" TVS'
Urs SRprf to the TrabUshen. T. AFTUfTOm CO
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AOEDTI FOtt TBB
bectealUna Prtis rt-
ase at tne worts, nee-
w w w " eeej rave tress la ettoefs
U fcmlnns. OoMss Pea, Pea HoMar, Pencil, Piteai
Ysr Meanue. and s Pteee of Jewehv. Stasis Psokairs,
with elasaat Prise, jpoet-pard, M-t eon Is. Cju star tree. .
Html a tA.eviriiiaesj.wew sera.
FfHE ARD WRTERfROOF! ' J
. toioe as lone ; a, ahn the SMet Snrabk pana
lattndfia. Send nr paler-
CtUCAbO, QUltOlS. ,
aM.aeatst aant PVofltmWle mmftaTmrmt
in a iaanrirri jtovtmr ree.. - t : --- . -
mm ot kxUJ o w
i. i H t-Hrine bi mU the eic-
ahel eoeah lor iheureiili isvUsaTrajeri. aaaaiaanri ;
ladles and aeaUguinn ot ol ceercnnent.Trin npo n
kest oeenina em MTerea to mre nwsi rxrjr leu pn--rTgLKASON
OO, WaalrrDCtoa St. Boetoa.
This aw Tnrts ft wont
wtUi pertect ootnfnrt eient
SPddsT. Adanrt Heeu la
flrarr msiiofi of lbs bvdjtp
rtntns tnptire mdiT tb
hurt i nrrrntufi or wift
mtntm on til nermnnrnT.-r
Me Truss Co.,
Broffwfway, N. Y. City.
OsB m MOi o Mid b omtmd.
BrTiiila wpp-"rt ; the nervsa rts styr.'' ; "..tT?lr
5h.k3aeji.Dd the pores Its "fIyftfjSS
M, a Violent rer srrjmir "?1 'SSiv
eratrkand to brtor; .there " "L7inrJt
notUnx like the rniroltuns.W'l""!?,
bix operation of Tarra n t
1 m l an. . . . .
end restores to
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both lbs bod sad the
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lafonnattoa oa raaUera relatina- la tho Inane, omrtnlitf. ntarrtnice, soehttr. and
dress: to aTatltr the Inrnrte cnrlanltr and rrrtereet f all la the pure ami natnml
' 'l ...... ..i.i.-.t. ...,. r.u- o4.llnr.nil Intellerfaial nleasurea: ami to
Inculcate awl sentiments and
en immoral temleAcv rs erer artntlCten lute 1U oalorann. it contains
. BssUm Mariea Aavemare en tm4 iM Men. -'' '
StirrrM fanthut aaal Baraer Talre, - - ,
julncLniee In lh wiailof the ronne. Kolkius at
! j!-.. i. j -. Umitn caf flaeae tlry use
i' ' jLtTeliest 8sil t ttterrr-a ana Hentrneentnl Mtetekeae
i : Orlrtnal Hnreor,es, Coin to Sketches. Fwotry, Pererniale ol JmUuif PiraRiTri.rw;
Latent Falito tioMlp for tle Ls dies ; Answers loi'erresponrresls; Kilclien Lore;
'jf' TbebBoaiUns for Littlo Folks ; Beantlfnl IUastrailolis.tci,ere. '
Not hna than SIX CONTINUED- STORIES lHfl.Bhl .
stantlr. and a FEW alory comnreneed abont every second week ; an that
.'. will be able U get the beslmimg ot a jwrr n the iwwe.lMln. wf "a-nf
whattlraetber rnajsaliecrlbe. Back number can. always bo hail eonUliiiiiE the
oomtauueembut uf sverr sterr- ' ' 1
PARTIAL LIST OP CONTRIBUTORS FOJUSTe. rJ .
Ttr. Jeltn ft. WUlfaaaa
I Tear Pawls
. Praf. Jaatea lie Mille
P. Haaiiltaa Myers
lelie Tkarae: .. .-T .
Aalle Piaue ' t 7
Pctraleaaa V. NriAy
Oar Fanfty Prtynhrra"'-
TmrasoiTes nt arlrrjety eminent plirelclana. deATH.il Ui tho trlniejiremrtcuia
ofprerare"trU:eaeee.a";naaMin inie7i'i.j'imi'niiei. .Firoi.i, ..i."v-"-.
.j Cancer, Hip Disease Bone Dlmie, Kye ami Kar IMaeanne, Throat Dleaes,
- " ' Phvekiirnrr nl Iimeil nf Wmuea, JlajisTiientet Yonna-t-'htlrtnoa, Jlj-rrk-rre, l !.
. These artlcliM will ewitaln lire best Keh-f lie-HnMHit of li5ii o.ptrl by lira
'' ': tiirlimtunxllcAl withurrUosoi the day, anil will bo a valuable ftirde lo tueivuleia
-! ' 'lrrei!a'e'i'ali 4'alaenli NeccWt or pains are rqnreA M make this flepart,
moot most altracUve an.1 neef til toeitr rcailcra. ltiie.Itli-rlli.ra renllomanof rrWe
eslierreiice and sonarl liMlrment. rmd avast ameaatnf iiilonnallou biplven: ansaein,
tunseitMHls rtnatiiiz lo rivo and ellfiiiclte, bcal anil meiliral qiturlwiis, inlrH-rtiatlenj
' lor the kitchen and henerhobl, lli;t, aiuiwet s luallin'8li'"' that Inra tin in llle,
ca- od fintnd in tht cnlnmn . ...
": : i Keadlna for I Jttre Felke Thil h, sad will cenllnne In be, one of the jmtnl.
netil fnsuirea of the paper. Tlie eontribntions b. this tViwriaient are br very,
f-irnmost writera tor ohiidren in the rwnntry. This ahme iwikeM 'I II ii t-WORK
fiKESIDJS COMPANION iavaloabre to every ajouat'tH.M wlrereibero are uulrkeu.
" . Lint ef BaaravhuM PnnrmU ta New Yearly Pakecriberat -
A T.HiSON IN LOVK. . Valne, ela. I TH E LITTI.K ANOLKKa, Valoo, 25 els.
THBpnnffi,. . - as - far a va v from home. - . g -
ik j-ABBWUL - - ) - BBUIKN1SH TO BUG, - Ii "
A MODEL YACHT, (elorerl Valne.B eel.ta . ; .
' These heitaUfal picture are artUauio fur IraailBg, auil afford a valuable addltioa
to the turuituro of every borne. . ' . " " -'
JIUNRO'S GIRi-S & BOYS OF AMERICA.'
' ' ' Largest and Host Popular Weekly Paper for Young Folks..
It In the only paper which ceeOras the kind of stories which anthers want to
rtwd ahvmt to tlielr little oaea. ami which every fattier war nnliesitetlnrly place ta
the hands of his etaiMrea. It con tain a larger anroant and variety ofgond readlBg
- tirr Kltki and buys thau call be had In aay ether weekly or BftOBthly periodical.
- TERMS FOR 1876. ' ' '
MUlfKfr.l OTKT.H AXD BOYS OP AMERICA saut TH KBWTOXIT
BIDE COMPANION t Oneenpyof Jftrnro' otrlttnul AVm oramea will be sent
for one year to any snbscriuer In tho United Blatt-a on rooeipt of t2JiO ; two copies
for it; Bine cornea for !. The New Yorlc FireiiA Companion will be seat for
one year oa reoeipt of t ; two copies for 4 : or, nine ooWoe for fn; Getters nnoC
CliiiM eaa afterwards add single omes at (2.58 each. will be responsible for
reoiiUaaeea seat In Register! Letters, er by Post Oflloe Moaev Onlers. Both
papers seat to ooe addresstor one year, for Jo. Attn), feee. BnoelroTSi emires,
. sent free. Bpecimen rKpjcs with aay one of the above Flcturea aoot to an j ailrti ess
. - : ea receipt of Tea Cents. ' - - ' -.-- -
A.K.Xr WAtTED to eaarasa for the above tw papers in every
town and village where there are no rrewadealers. Good wages ean be made by
aueoessfnt canvassers. Bors and &iris are Jorited to treooeae eanvaaaers. very
boy and girl naa get snbscribera In their own village. Write for particulars.
Address, tlEOKGE HIJiVRO, Pmsliaier,
t. O. Baa Mr. ,S4 Beekaaaa tsmmt. New Xarfc.
l.wey KrasntH, Cenrlort .' rerrr 1
Uhlrley Brawae John Mrlerkin
naaet We -. .'. .17 (. ,AnsJe H. Jerame
Itlanr J. WkHTH nrelt S. Lmrrnsi
Kara eel W. Prttreo- ', . Jrmue W. tsnrr
(iearire I- Aikra AMna Dmrte
AHVert W. Aikrm . Jerk Hajlia - .
Kve, JFaaMea Edllrree Addisea P. Ilreente.
-TJnfler this title we Re nil imlSedt niwlng tne cominrt
Shot Guns, Rifles, Revolvers,
Sporting Goods of swvTy 'kswripttoB. LatrgB )!
and Cub Birwn. Seira tisvmn for lUatu
U. HILL, lUntcar, m MImL, rmmbmt&P.
list. AddraH MrrAt Wtwrfxra M-nnBlv
Tm BW.aT In the World.
, W It litre. Dnirenal SsUsfaetlon.
Wf OKIIF.K Kl I. Ensonr,
43 more bread tn bU. elorn
S A V EH MILK, EROS. Vc.
One rear's uvinss will boy s oow.
SO MOKK Wll H HKF.AD.
Whiter. IJhter. Kniw Rlw
EVERYBODY Pravtae- It.
Tne LAdiea spa sil in Low. with M.
OF.l.Lhj Ilk. IMIT f'AKiiUa.
bKU. ar.fjtArtl'a d( CUV
HSDautava Hthew York.
aorsa power x
bslea either Its'
lug or atoprrll
sirs of cotton
PORTABLE GRIKDIHG KILLS.
rwr iwiBfi mm
ftlatrs. t-Mtiia Dtrtrli Ait-
imrU Cora fcheiVra and
l'I-aon, wieftiing, ehttfUss,
Pilli4?. Haneen, hc- ll kinds
orMUlltehuiery aod Mill
ntipplrefA, fiend for Pamphlvt,
Arntt Kill finnwy,
ttm-x. M.'iw.wil, iW
!!THE SHINING RIVER!!
A New Sabbath School Song Book
By H.&& W.O.FOTUDS.
" Sst in Th What Jems May Say," " Wanr-
nur Uhilrt,' " Wnat AmTfleie "Wstctiman Awrake!n
are apscliMfM of tbe ttuaa of torn mmUui a
to sweet De oMlodtetv
!! THE HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR!!
By L. O. XxnaoB mml W. S. Taan
Pmics tM 7 jo rn Docks.
The HIGH SCHOOL CHOTR Is atfanfler la tetwalite.
tl4n to the Tery popalar Hocm or SlNOlHo,'1 wbicb
baa been mimom tuWaraallr naed 1m Hicta SAhoota. The
present worm, mm no wmj mamaoK w tm
la entireljr fieah and mew.
' rBsaTiCtaraav MmDosx
Br H. B. Pauhtb, assisted br L. Oi Eheesok
Do not think of teeohrn a Hrnrrnr School vnaboatsa
rn Lblft AttnU-, popular sod aMlal book.
8rnKraasn eriples sans, past nsfcyfor retail prloa.
OLIVER DITS0N tt CO., CHAS. H. DlTSOM 4 CO
TH I'Saar, Naa Yark.
13 . Xa. OA3SrPIBIjD,
67 LaSalle Mreet, Chieago, 111.,
DEALER IN REAL ESTATE,
faram,LtteiajiJ Tillage iT0)srty., . -OorrssDrdsoes
sohelted from thoss dosfraag to dav
Maa of thasr rsal estate. - taood auaas wsnted.
HOW TO GET A HOME.
IOWA 1.AKD8, 84XJ.OOO ACRES.
Hire Soil, cnod Jmav excelleiu Water, nuwtiic Settle.
meats, ftxd Hcbnnta. We of?cr thm Landa f the Stona
Vtof and hi Panl K. R. and the MeGvem end Miwovri
BiTr R. B. at to f 9 per am, om mmj ieiiMH
Tmw fmu Nni wth bar a fum. A.vntj to
orvirtm & CALKf us,
. B R. tmm OAce. 84blev. Osceola Otx, low,
Isapravcvi Cktraaje FIRE sad BUHSLAB.
sari TAI'T.T DMtRJ are fke BEST tad
t llKAPF.1T. Maitejraetnriu mad Kale.
e. ie en. M.nsfartere atl Jrlarls of
fllTI L U V Table-CraalerK, Sr.Jn.tTe
III! I liritll ar-er. of tbe "PAT:r.T
V U UUlt IVUKV er RuBultM Knife.
i Th. mort Irsrshle WHITE
fTATFTl 1 WV HAVDI.K kmnra. Oiiahl.1
COMPANY SV1 WiftSS? .5:
11PM II Wm. UU I call -Tnt-le Mark" HKRI.
M R t CTLKKV OO, on lbs Bl.de. Wernnted and
mid or lt deilars in Cotlerr aed hr the IKR1IKN
CITTLRRT CO- Chsamhers Street. Nea York.
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z:i mwm rs
g-& a ii p-.I
n?. scars -w
WHEK WRITIMi TO ADVERTtHKHS,
V " please say yra saw Uu er' sciucstl
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