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Plantaiius and ialianias.
Of all plants which are the produeii
of the tropics, non ire superior In in
terest to the plantains and bananas,
two closely allied specimens of the
genus Wnusa. Of the several Species of
this genus, one has received the spel
fic name of paradisiaca. inder the sup
position t''at it was the tree of life," or
the "tree of the knowledge of good and
evil," spoken of in the scriptures. St.
Pierre observes that the violet cones at
the end of a branch of plantains, with
the stigmas pecting through like gleam
ing eyes, might well lave ugr-3ted to
the guiity3 imagination 01 Ave tie sem
blance of a serpent tempting her to
pluck the forbidden fruit it bore, a1s an
erect and golden crest. Though some
of the species att in a height of 20 to 30
feet, they are herbaceous plants, grow
Ing up, flowering, fruiting, and then
dying down to give place to other
shoots from the satne root. The fruit
ripens in succcssion from tile base to
the apex of' the flowering stem, so that
on the saine plant. flowers and ripe fruit
will be found associated. One stalk of'
fruit will attain three feet, and beat'
from 120 to 100 and even 180 plantains,
the entire weight ot which would be
from 60 to 70 pun iids, 1)rled plantains
form an article of internal comimerce
in India, and, inl a few instances, have
been exported. Wien deprived of
their skin and dried in the sun, they
are reduced to meal, inl great demand
ill the West Indies for invalids. A re.
cent French excha nige states that ellorts
are being made in Venezuela to get up
an export trade for meal of this sort,
the supply being much greater thian the
home demand. Professor Johnson
states that the fruit api1 roaches most
nearly ill composition and nutritive
value to that of Ile potato, and tile
meal to that of rice. All the species
contilain ia large number of Fpiral ves
sels, and alord a strong and valuable
fibie, from which cloth and cordage
are made. The substance called manil
la hemp, much elimployed for cordage
inl America and Europe, is obtained Inl
o0ne of the species (3/.sa caitus).
Searcely ally plrts of these useful
plants are dlevoid of use. to man. A
limpid fluid Issues from wounds In the
body of the plnIt, which is used in iled
icine, as is also the root. It has beeni
recently stled l i t 1a foeigni medieal
J0urn-11-1i that ihe proleity which these
plan1is possesis 01' heeping the suiiround
Ing so(il moist (:s poinited olilt 1)3 Boits
singalii t) 13has been3 taken advan(tage of'
to aiflor'(d shade alu inolstulre to tile cof
fee plant in Venezuela;, an(1 that the
cultivationi of the latter . lias therefore
been very much inereaseti. Still anoth
r indust rial use has lately been propos
ed for the fruit, in the latter count.ry,
this being the dist-ilhaion of brandy.
Bianaa branidy. eveni from I lie first dis
tilationp is sntid lo have at pleasant
taste and S1n11l. rt'einlling tlat of tile
fruiit. It contas lift 3-two per cent.
of alcohol. As two hundred weight of
tie friit Piodhreeis about tell (Ilarts of'
alcohol of IN; degrees, bainaia brandy
ma111Y yet he testined to play as impor
tiant a1 part ini icon3omyI as3 the ailcohiol of
tihe st~ia r'en e.
.in penlgin roiktiis te grass cov
ers wide tracts with a1 dense giowthi lIke
that of a field of stand( Iing lorni bult, dhen
ser at(1id higheri, tih'giass r'eachilug hilgh
over' one0's headu. .iost of thne dlrove of'
p~enguins made1 for' on1e idin1g plaeoI,
where the beach siurfIace wits covered
withli a co11tig of (lilt fi'on thir feet,
foring a1 broad( traick hearli nig to a1 tile
in tihe tail gra1ss abioiit a yart3'i wi'de at
the bottom, and( iuilte bare with 31
enitranlce to the it:a1 i street of t his part1
of the "'rooker'y." Va1riou~s latteratl
stielts leadl of on1 eac(h side~ 1rOin the
mlainl roadi, and3( are of tell tat t hell'
moiuthis as big as~ it.; mor'eover', t lhe roadi~
somiet.limesi divides for' a lilttle and jhois
again ; hence it ls the easiest thling inl
the world to tose one('s way. it is fiml
possible to conceive the dliscomlfort of'
matkin~g one0's wayi thriough ia big r'ook
er'y, haplitizard, 01' "across coull try','
as 0110 311.y $1ay. Youi pliinge into 0one
of the 111n1s in the tall gr'ass. which at
on1ce shiu'ts (tut tuhe surr'lounldings fromh
your view. You trenad on a slimy,
black, (damp11 soil, compliosed of the birtds'
dun13g. The stench Is ovei poweing,
tihe yellinlg of the bi'ds perfectly3 terl
fyinlg; I enni cli iit nothing else, Yeou
lose the 1pathI, or' p~erhaips arIe hen I froml
the jirist ini 'ma1kIig dIireet for somie
sdot Oil tihe othier sidhe of' t lie rookery.
Now you ai'e, thle inustan1t you leave Ithe
r'oiad, Onl thle actual breeding-gr'ounlds.
Th'le neets aire la(cd so thickly that,
you01 can not, hitl p tread ig oil eggs and1(
young irhds att almost every step). A
p)arent bi'd sits Oil each nest, w~hih its
811a1 p beiak er'et and( oplen realdy to bite,
yellinlg, satvagely', "al, ('all, urri, urr',"'
its r'ed eye gleamilingandi it s plumes31 at
hal1f-cock and3( quiiver'ing with rage. No
sooner1 arie y'ourI legs with in r'each thlan
they aire furiously bit ten, oftein by two
0or thlree ait 0111e-that is if you haive
not got 0on stron1g ilather~ gaiters, as 0on
thle .first, occaion of visitinlg a rookery
yOU pr'obably' have't 1not. At first you
try to avold tihe nests, but 800on find
that imipossible; then, maddened ali
miost by the prin, stench and1( noise, yeol
have recouirae to brutality. Th'lumnp,
thump, goes your stick, and at each
*blow dlown goes a bird. Thud, thlud,
you hear' fromi the mien beOhind'., as they
kick the birds off' the nests, and so you
go on for a bit, thump and smnalh,
*whack, thud, "caa, ca, u'r, urr," andi
the path behind you is strewed wvithI the
dead, dying and bleeding. But you
make miserable slow progress, and1(,
worried to deathl, at last reOsort to the
expediment of staimpedinlg as far as
your breath will carry you. You puit
down your, head and make a rush
thrtough the gr'ass treadling on old and
youn~g hlapha~zard, and rushling on~ be
fore they have time to bite
The city of Qlasgowi is supp~osed to
have been fonnaed in the year 560O by
TI0e erat revolt of the natives
of.wa P n ~ sube authority oftRusa
FARM AN) GARDEN.
NITROUN IN AoimcuI.rUitE.--Nitr'o
gen, as is well kniowin, Is the most it
portant element lin plaint food, it any,
one clement can be termed most Im- I
portanit where all tire esiential. It is a
very costly part o' our fertilizers, for
so small a part of whlt Is applied
seims to be available. Tie American
Agricultui'st for July, fit reviewitigi a
letter from the noted J. 13. Latwes of
England on this subject, sayis: We are
payling, and usua1tll3 with prolt, Ilfeen
to thirty cents per poui for niitrogeni
In our standard fertilizers, antid yet Ihe
very soil on which it Is used vlwith pro
lit contiins thousands of' poinds iII
every aere, within reach ol tle pIItiiIs,
but in Inert. forms so tt the plant.;
cainnot use it. Mr. L-awes has been
experinenting largely for thirty yeairs,
and has given much110t attentioni to the
subject of applying niltrogen so its to
imitke the most of it. lie observed that
crops did not appropriate anything
like the amotint of iitrogen applied.
Where Ie had used fourteein tons of
dung per acre every year 'or barley,
the crop had at Its disposal more than I
four times ats 11111011 III Aorgen IL It ised.
What becoms of the rest,? There aire
several ways to account for it. Mich
stays uand ncetuiniilates in the ground.
Grass land Ian ured in (lis wily for
eight yearIs Lii sucecessiont hadI sto're Till
elough nitrogen, and other ingredients
of plant food, to keel) ti) the fIll yield
for live years longer, at(l no10w, ifter
fifteen years cropping since any Inant
ure hits been Ilpplied, the elraet of the I
O(1 Supp)ly still reItiis. On another
field where fourteen tous of diuig wis
applied every year to bairley, analysis t
implies that tie nitrogen accumulated
in the soil it the rate of aiot, one h unt
dred pounds per acire alntial ly. It is
differien w I h nitrogen in cointercial
I'erilizers. The nitrogein In stilphiate
of amntnonia aid nixtrate of soda Is rea
dy to act it once, and on1e fourth Ias
much its 1s supplied in Stable matiture
will bring as good crops. 'le nlitrogen t
in these lortilizers does not acet'iiin hicte
in the soil like that of' dung. 'arnt goes
Into tle crops and the rest is lost, by
being converted into inert forms, es
cadllng to lie air, or leiteiiiig. A lhoice
of the right kind of crops, and Ile use
of litme antid isles, proper tilliage, etc.,
are means that will econoamize thlie Ili
trogent in the soil.
A BnACE FOR A KIcKING llOitsE.
Those so unfortunate as to owni a kick
ing horse know something of thei pa
lence it requires to get alonig with it,
and will welcome anything which will
preveit the kicking and intally elleet a
cure. The writer knew a horse which
was so bad a kicker that ater various
trials, and after passin 11g lIi hr 1 11111 ty
hands, and getting worse ai LneII time',
to be perfectly cured lin the coturieo o'
liree months by the u4se of the device
here given. 'Tlhis is a siaplc brace,
which acts uipon the facut that i' the
head be kept tit), the hiorse atinnot kilek,
A kicking horse is like t bIlance, wIten
ot. entd goes tup the other iist go dowin.
The brace consists of a hal iich iron
rod, which mitay be straiglit, or, for tle
look, bent into a grecelut curve. It is
forked at both etds; the two divisions
of the upper end are fittened to the
two rings of the bs, while ithe lower
end tits upon the lower prtion of the
collar hames. The iier ents ean
best be fLastened to the lilt by wildilng
with wire, wici shotild be done I
siinoot.ily, So its not to m ear u ion the
mouth. The lower ends is seeI red by
means of' a strapi lastened to ithe uppe i
loop and passing arountid the collair is
bukled through tie hole in the lower
part of tite end through the hole Iin theh
hower part of the eid 1' the brace.
Th'le bra.ce need not be taken f'otm the
bit in uinhiairnessinhg. Any blac'ksmiifth
cani make such a bratce, taik ing eare, t~o
have It of (lie pr'oper lengthl to lit the
pat'tleular' htor'se. Keepi its hieaid at,
about, (lie height ats w hent "'cecked tip,''I
and1( the horss wtIll soon1 bie ecured.
M iAi KINa 'l'invi Enr D uA ..:.- A ni easy
anid simple mcthuocl of' r'enici'rig 1.ini
tber uniiusual1(ly i'iiable, if not priatt
cally3 indestr'uctable, is ol' (lie greattes,
v'alue to the agielItuiiral cotumnity1i.3
Fence p)osts, sills of hltldings and o1 h-~
er tibeir exposedh 1o intluences which
cause rapid1( dcaiy, last hot a few y'ear's
untder' or'dinar'y circumswtanices. It has
leng beeni kniown tiIhat, lime is an ell'ce
(lve preser'vative, acting In bhis wvay by
conlguilating the alibumeni~l in the celilulart
tissuie of' the timberct. A n easy mecthodl
of pre'partIng thie t imanber hits becen ap(
pilied priatcticailly b3y a Fr'ench mining
engineer. A leit wits madiie in which
the timber was placedl ; qtiick himie wits
scattered over it, anitl thein slaked wit Itl
water. After being exposed a f'ew
days to the netlor. of the ihme, (lie tin
ber was removed iand~ utsed as suippor~s
for the r'oof cf a ineii. Whei'e unipr'e
palred timber latsted itut two y'ears, thatt
prtepatred in this wity hast been in~ use
for several y'ears withotit the least tip
pearance of decay. Thl1i1 imethtod of prie
servation coinumend(s itself for its silm
plicity aind chea pneses f'or f'a, use.
Doafr iK Now~ II A 1.F' 'li ti.:it va 1,U it.'
and hid ney Coii ihtiins iecomi mended.
I hadi a hialf bot tle lef't which I utsed for
1m13 two lIttle giirls, whio the doctoirs andi~
nteighboi's said could not be cuired. I
wotuldl have lost. both of themn 0one ight
if I had not, icIveni thenm 11op Bitters.
They (d1( thienm so iiu'h good I eon.
tinued~ their 1un4 until they were cured.
rTat is why I say~ youi do not know
haluf the value of flop liitters, anid (10
not recomnmend thenmt high enloughm.''
B., Roches ter, N. Y. See other column.
All almutui ilomlo.
"T H F. Coat i0ri.a' 110315" is the titleoOf Mrn.
Jutlia McNair Wright'a new lIook, wicht J. (J.
14lcCturdy & Co., of Piuladelp1hia, have jusf
liubblshied. As Its tithe Indicates, this a acoat
prohensivo mnaniual of htousehold affatrE. In
at overy woman, youing or old, mariled or hain
gle, rich or poor, can find much of intere4t
~ndl value. Th'ie city lady wvill lind it a useful
and picSat comitSloni, whli 0 tho wife of the(
farmer and mechianmio will socaro a aafo andl
sensible guido, By mlhowiing thiem how to use
money to the be-t, advantage, it will onable
families of mioderato moans to sactiro many
comnforts andl~ luixurios which they have not
fell able to obtain anid it ill enablo the masses
of indusrious people to have really beaumtiful
Thmeovery-clay work aind dutIes of life r'e
coivo full a'tontion. The easies', aiid best
methonle of doinig housework are noted, to
mi.s toes of good cookinig are expila ned, and
dilreetions for the treatment of eases of sick
noss amid aceideint are ylvoni. Thle manage
mont of infanite in huealth anid disease hias re
ceived spoeiilttoo0(0. '1lhe great ib lbjet, of
F~amily Glovernmntt is clearly anid fully
treated. and the piriniciples ill>on which lhappji.
nos in tho homeoh dponds are learly et forth.
Tlho directions how to entertaiin comp ny
will insure the gratitudo of a mnultat~ado of
wromen w o have not had the advantages of a
socety <ducation; whim in hle varied rounid
of corimon anid e'xtraerlitary cirounatatucee
by which every fife is affeoted, the inexperi
eneed housekeeper wIll Ilnd a guuido a-id friend.
In this book the young mother wtill bind a wise
and sympathietio cunselhor, while the over
worked anid desponding may obtain enicoum ago
meoit and consolationi from its pages.
The author hass obeyed. the apostolic com
mn ito "do good and commuiicato," anud heor
work will exert a powerful Influencoe for good.
The publIshers have also donie their part well.
The book Is nicely prinited on tinted paper,
handsomely botundl, and Iilustrated with. soy
oral beautifully colored, full page plates.
Iloth the press and the elergy hiave given
this work their marked approbation, while
from privato sourooa many warm oommnendaa
to0as have bes 9oo9w4.
Agente 4egte wanted overywhero
ALL ABOUT MUsuI.-Mush of ailklinds
teeds more boiling than cooks usually
;Ivo it. We shiould drop the natne ot
'hasty" pudding, for in this case
'haste makes waste," as the full nour
shment of corni meal, even the finest.
s not bnought out 'by the very quick
.ooking usually giveis. It Is wonder
ut 0ow outmeal improves with long
ollinlg or steaminig. There Is a (ifier
nee In the (uality. Th.it which Is flue
r, floury, needs less cooking .ind is
mtlatable with half ntil hour's bolling,
>ut tihe best oatimieal-thalt wheh Is
*oarse and firmer and safer to buly lin
arge quantitles, as It keeps better
welds two hours steady bolling, and
;lree or four hour's will not, be in
ra i, it' the intiushi is not scorche(d. TO
revent this, pt tle oatimeal with four
imes Its builk of cold water, and
little slt, in a tin pall or stone Jar In
ide a kettle of Itukewarm water It
aJin be cooked safely inl a steamer or
team-cooker, or farina kettle. Attcr
t coies to boiling It Should boil two
iours. It can be cooked more quick
y it'soaked over night. Oatmeal niush
t such at favorite dish wIt.h uts now,
Ihat a day's supply Is put 111)011 the
tove to cook, iearly every muorilig as
0011 as tle fire Is bilt, and it so3ne
imes IhlappenIs that one Or tie other
if the fai ly relishes It so miuch ats to
at nothi ig but Oatmeal dill(( milk, for a
reakfast or su1pper. Since we have
earned to cook It. so long, we have for
'ottll to use sugar on it, except as
here Is sugar witit our betries, or ot-h
r :Fauee eaten witvh it. It is very nice
(ooked witi milk-as I have pr-eviously
od-liale milk and hIalf water. A good
prinkling of raisIns bolled in graliam
or oatlleal mush, makes a very pleas
low 'ro CAs HAnRDEN IRON.-Case
mlrdelling of liron Is a iprocess by which
thil coating of steel may be placed
oil tihe Siutrface of ir-oil implements,
ools, Ic. i te first )lace, take anly
>iece of irol and ealct It to a red ness.
iud then sprinkle oil It little Ipowder'
:d yellow prtisgiate of potash; then
seat, ti Ironit again. The heat decoti
Joses the prisslate of potash an(] the
aiboti coinblies 'with the iron, thus
'ormiig anll endurable coating much
ilrer than cast-steel files. This cov
!riig admits of a very iigh and lasting
)OIish. There are other methods of'
as-e-liar'1ening, but tihIs Is the easIest
13d is not ex1pensive. Au IiOi (It'll
hilts ease-liaridened will pietriate tile
ardest steel. The coatinl will be
thou t. one-sixteentI of an inch thick,
mt. tcan be made thicker by stibject
Jig I lie ar. Ivies to Several tretm il(lents,
is above stated.
How o 10 WAshu GJLAss.-NeCvCr use
oap to gliss Wash2J all wine glasses
uiid tuimlblCrs in hot, wItelr and soda,
til riisic in cold water. Soap Is nieC
fkary for griouid ghtss. Yout should
wash (01-o1(d glhss globes or any ground
las.s In a lather ot' soap and water aid
oda12 with a brush, aid rinse in cold wa
er ; ani1d dry them immediately out of
he col water; do not let theta drain.
0rotiuid glass is very apt to get a black
ook 1 rota expostti, and thercfore all
rrotind glass, such its ice plate1 for i
tance, that, ie not, ill daily use, should
atch be wrappidul ill in soft paper, so
,hat It may keep its color. If ground
flass lis become discolored, the tfol
owimg (Iicections will cure it: Wash
ie glass in soap and1( water, and then
our a small qttantity of spirIts of' salts
nto it sattcei, dip ia sponge or rag into
t, and wash over the glass ; then
lutige It ito cold water and then inito
ot, later ; dry it.
lxI NAN D~oUanNU'rs.--A coriespoi
leist of the American Cultivsator' says
-I .'end~ you a receipt fotr tiaiktug indlatt
nea11 ldouighntuts, wiiehh are' ttitch nlier
hiatn those not initilatedjtare aware of. A
ecuIlj p and1 a half of bollin~g water' pour1
x(I over two toeeupfuils of Indian11 tmeal;
whleni It co(ols tadd tilo cuptfulS wheat
lour t, otto of butter, one aind a half of'
tiar, thrteel eggs, and1( a teatsplonful of'
ltitteg or clitamot ; if not stufl'eiough
tadd equal piortlons of' whteat anid a;
et It rIse 1111 very light; roll it abot
[1al1 an incht thilek: cut into smalttl diai
no0n1d site and1( boil themn in hot wa'~
Luait't RYE TlEA CAK(Es.--One pintof
ni11k, two oggs, a1 tablespooniul of
browit sutgar, and1( a large plInCh of salt.
Add enouigh floutr to make a comtmont
pubil~le cake batter. Bake hlalfan hour
i a1 gem pan i; setrve hot or cold as de
'ired. Always get your material for
.reakfast; over tilght; fix the fire ready
;0 lIght, illi the tea-kettle, grind the
:uffee, and pre ~ipare the p)otatoes, and
lhts y'ou cani sleep a half an~ pour lonlg
:r' In the mlorninlg.
A nIOAST of beef Is muctih nleer if,
whetn yout putt It into the pan to bake,
yo set it on the hot titove; let It btrown
>n one side, aind tutrn and btown the
>thter ; then add1( the hot wa'tter and sea
1o)3n1 and311( bake in a hot oven and the
lutice Is r'etained In the meat.
Fatrar s.-Two eggs, 0one1) pirl but
termillk, 0one teaspoontfai saieratus,
th roe-fourths teaspooinfutl salt, 1and(
hlour enioutgh to make a stiff batter
Fr'iy In hot latrd, puitting ini a teaspoon
'it at a time.
To CLEA.N SMOKCY MAnnILE..-Br'ush n
paste of chlorIde of lime andl watter over
the ontiro surface. Grease spots ca2u
be reimovedl fr'om marble by applyling a
paste of crude1 p)otash andl whIting in
INDIAN CAKE,-Thrtee cuipfutls of
meal, one cuplfuli of flour, one0 pInt of
10ou1 tmilk, soda to sweeten It, two eggs,
two hitrge sp)oonfutls of butter, one cupl
ini of sutgar.
ONK trial of' Dobbins' Electric Boap,
(I. L. Oragin & Co., Philadelphla, Pa.,)
will make you a firm believer in Its
merits over after. Give it that trial,
please. Your grocer has it, or will got
A YouNG mothler must haye some
rest. But how is tils to be accomplish
ed, when the batby is restless and crines
constantly ? Simply by using Dr. Bull's
A Wran D)IAcoN.-"Dcon~i WVildei,
I want you to tell ine how you kp
youriselt'and family well the past seta.
son, whien till thme rest of us have been
sick so-mnhilli, sand hmave lad the doctors
vieiting us so of'ten."
"Brlio. Taylo' ir, the answer' Is very
easy. I us ni Ilop) lit'ters in time; krpt
myl fanmily w~ell anud sauved the doctor
bIlls. Thriee doit1t'5' worth of It kep1t
uis wiell antid able to woik tall the time.
Ill warrsaiit it hans clost. yotu anmd ' the
nielghblor's ('ne to two hmtndredI dollares
aiLece. to keepig s(-k thle stnme tie.
,' 1a,s0, I'll uisoyour metdicine here.
IT SHOULD be tht business of every one having
a cold to treat It ronutly and prperly until i
is gotten rhd of.-.Itelllgent experence fortun
atel~ypresentinga curative In r. Jayne's Ex..
Deotran, ther ugh y ad ted to rojuovo
in tttamat ofthe thbroat or Lun~an
or edistressing symptoms of AS
WIT AND HUMOR.,
A *SAFE RULc.-A fter.'l the1con11is61
of a lively horse-trade, a witness of tu
transaotlon asked one of the trader
what sort of' a horse he had got by tu
"'Oh, Just medium-just a commot
sort of a plug." was the reply.
"A nd how o( is lie?''
"Twenty years old."
"But I did not see you look at hI
"No, you did not, young mal.
have traded horses for the last thirta
years, and I have owned as many a
eight hundred different animals. M
rule has always been to inentally cal
culate the age of the other man's hors
at twenty. In this way I make no ms
takes and suffer no disappointimits.'
"'Didn' your rule ever fail ?''
"Well, it did fail once. I was trad
Ing horses in Pontiac, and I made th
istial Qstimuate of twnty years, but thl
critter died of old age while I was try
lug to beat a grocer down two cents o1
the price of a peek of oats."
AN amusing reply was given by I
girl, who, while at a London ball.
strayed away from the ball-rooi. Ile]
mother subsequently discovered her It
a remote nook with a gentleman, whi
had his arm around her waist, whih
she rested the tips of her pretty litth
fingers on his manly shoulder.
"My dear, what's all this?"' ex
elimed the irate maminma.
"Miammnla, allow me to Introdnie
Captain X. to you. I hld promisoc
him at (dan11ce, but U was so tired that I
couldn't keep my word, and I'n jusi
giving hiu a sitting-still waltz in
THE 1EST DIAMOND OUT.-'"JeruIsh,
er," exclaitnedl her true love (it was i1
Bridgetown, Conn..) "Sorush, what'
you take for that gold ring of yourn ?'
"CWell, I don't knoiv Jeremiah,'" sak
she. "you know it's 18C."
"'J uist let me have It " pleaded Jerry
aid I'll send ye it diamond for It to.
morrow. As good a one as there It
"hlonest injun11, Jeremiah ?"
lie captuired the ring, and just be.
Core he started far iTexas next morning
lie sent her a jack of diamonds, bear,
ing this inscription : "This is the bes
diamond out.'' Amen.
A nuo scientist -says "the bumble-bei
gives out two very differeit sounds
wihlvhI are in octave of each other-,
grave sound wien it files and a sharl
sound when it alights.'' The bug sci
eitist Is right. The sound31 given ou
wihlen the bnmble-bee ahlglits--cn I
girl's neck-is aboit. seveitLeen Octave
sharper than when -thle Insect merchi
flies. And when it crawls up a ouni
man41i's trouser's leg tit a picnic thi
sound produced is all the way fron
tenor to bass. The profanity witL
which it is garnished makes it base.
'iH iy were slaInd ing onl tile coriler o
Milk street at twelve o'clock, whe
tile Soilnd of a steam whistle froin
neighboring nufacilieturing establish
ment plereed their ears. "That is i
public nuisanie'-, Mr. Spicer,'" said one
'No,'' respolnlled the other, "it's 1
private tooter,'' land then the first ma
AN ahindanee of guests and limite
loilgiig rootus caused Jimmie to b
.shept out" at a neighbor's. On ails
Ing in the mornlng Ie was invited t
remain iat breakfast. "Vell, 1 gues
not," lie replied; "we have night
good breakfasts at our house when w
A Miss (Gush was elected school suz
1)0erin tendenit In Mlono cotunty last Tuies
(liny, oil Wedne1iisday appoited a mal'
d(3puty 1and( 01n Thurslday' marrhed himi
TLhiIs shows how mfeani womlen cani bi
wvhmen they heave the adivantage of
"What have you been doln'?"~ askel
a boy of his playmate, whom lhe sav
cominig out of the house with tears Ii
hxis eyes. "'I've bein chasin' a birch
red 'round lmy lather,'' was the sniarl
A cotu.:oE stuidenit from this city bi
rendlering to his father an account o
his ternm expenses, inserted; ''To chatr
ity, thlirty dlollars.'" is father wrot
back :"Chlarity' covers a muiltitudel o
WnEN time old gentleman comes homn
and finds1 da~uighters have got his sliy
pers and1( thme easy chair and the eveninj
paper ready for him, lie realizes that I
is the season for a Fall opening of hi
A MaN's wordh is the main-spring c
his cha~racter'. Once break the main
sprinig and, like a watch, the man runi
IT Is an 01(1 adage that thme tongu
cannot be easily bridled. But it I
"I should like to see that goldmlne,
said Smythekins, as he watched theri
counting quarter-eagles in the treasuiry
No man Is smnrt who exaggerate
lies wh'Ien lhe can just as easilo amplif
Tuxl early passenger catches tih
How to manage a wile-Remain sir
A single instance-A b)aehelor.
EvERY miothier-i n-law shtould recorm
mend1( Dr1. Bull's Baby Byrup for he
grand~-cilldreni and1 thus keep peace I
An Importanit Gleologieal Fact.
Geology lias shown us that natur
accomlishmes iior greatest revolution
in3 tilu earth's surface conformatlo
slotoly. Every year the river makes it
channel deeper, and the glacier wear
a deeper gorge in the Alpine rock, an:
the ocean tIde deposits the sand it hia
crumbled firom the rocks~upon which I
breaks. We note the earthquake an:
thme devastating hurricane; but thies
changes are so gradual meon seldom ot
serve them until the channel has be
come overhanging cliffs, or a imountail
has dIsappreared before the Icy stream
or the ocean1 lias given us a Floridri
Thus it Is in disease. Our attention il
attracted by acute diseases, as fevere
cholera. etc., whilie ohronhe disease
(often thme most dangerous in result;
being slew in thmeir' development, ar
seldom not iced until'they have madle aj
almost I neflaceable hAi pression upon th
systenm. P'ersons believing themselve
comparatively 'healthmful are ofttimeo
the victims of these diseases, and oni;
become awvare of their presence whel
relief Is almost impossible, Diseaga e
the liver anid stomach are the common
et of these. chronic affections. Dr
Pierce's Golden hie d1Ial Discovery ahi'
Pleasant 'urotiye Pellets ar'e never
failing remedies fer tihose diseases
They produce a' hm41thIifiseet6$10n c
bile, prevent indig pioni
th ow ea/
to te~h$e Af
' flow an I Express My Thanks T
Mrs. Moks, of Yorkville. Now York. writes
It affords mo groat pleasure to wrte these few
3 lines to let the publio know the value of Ana
3 ke*is. the great External Pile Remodv. I have
3 suffered the last 14 years everything but
death: in that time I have speut hundreds of
dollars. I have tried everthing I ever heard
of; I have had four different doctors, but
found very little relief. I at last heard of Ana
kesis; I tried them and itt ono hour's tinio I
found relief and have not i'con troubled with
them since. How can I express any thanks to
you? No tongue can praise thorn too highly,
and I would Pay to all those who are afflicted
with Plies Jlomorrhoids or fissures, internal
or external, give Anakesis a trial and you will
no longer be a sufferer.
Samplos of Anakesis aro sout free to all suf.
forers on application to P. Nounswedtor & Co.,
Box 8910, New York.
Fast California Clippers.
A number o' Interesting observations
made (luring a recent cruise of the
French frigate La Magielenne to variots
parts of the PaIoltC have just been con
municated says Nature, by Adinlra,
Serres to the Paris, Academy Among
other pioints attention had beenl drawn,
whIle at San Franclsco, to tihe swift,
tall-iasted lipper ships which convey
wheat to tile European nmarket, The
modern practice of increaslng the up
per salls at the expense of the lower
seetus to be Jutstitletd by selence. Durl
Ing thle voyage of the Maglecienne ain
anemoneler was observed daily at an
altittude of eight metres, and twice
every day at an altitude of 36 metres.
With rare exceptions the velocity of
the wind was always found to be much
greater In the lattec case than In the
forner. 'The average ratio, deduced
frot thousands of observations, was -
about 12 to 10, and there was good rea
sons, therefore, for seeking motive
force in the tipper reglans.
The North role and Equator.
Are not more widely distinct than the standari
tonIo, stimulant and alterative, lostetter's
Stomach B ttors, and the cheap and fiery local
bitters which unscrupulous vendors foist upon
the unwary as medicated preparations with
remedial properties. The lattor are usually
composed in the main of half rectified alco
holie excitants, with some wrotched drug coin
bunation to disguiso their real flavor, and me
ptrfotly ruinous to the coats of tho btomaci.
Hostotter's Bitters, on the contrary, has for
its basis choice apirits of absolute purity, and
this is tuoditled and combined with medicinal .
extracts of rare excellence and botanical or
gin which both invigorate and Regulate the
bowels, stomach and liver. They offect a rad
ical changO in tho disordered phy-ical ecoa
ony, wyhiQh is manifested by a speedy improve
eniat in the general health
FOND parent to lls son ; "Yes, San
Francisco Is the place to get on in.
Look at Jamcs; Ie started without a
penny, and ha11s lately failed for $100,
000. Of course, that's not an extreme
case. I don't expect yotu to do as well
as that. Still with honesty and Ildus
try, I see no reason why yout should
not in a few years fail for $50,000.
Fon PrMPLES on the FacO, use Ilieskell's Tel
IF You Would Enjoy Good Health Take
176ofiand's German Bitters.
Hieskel's Teller Ointment Will cure every
orm of Totter.
If Troubled with Constipation, take Hoof
land's German Billers.
IF You are Dyspeptio Hoofland's (erman
Bitters will ouro .ou.
IF Your Liver Is Disordered Hoofland's Ge'r
man .Biters will set it aright.
. New Operas!
CaTren. opera by Rize.....................2.0
Carmen Is an Opera that ha. gradually and surely
won its way to a areat populamity Although the
book is large in fact what one neight call n'-fous
dollar beoak 'i a Igot up i, elogant atIs with u-r
lFadinoa era by Suppe... .. .....2.00
large, fine book, wvth English and foreign words,
anal the Upora in everr way complete, for a low price.
Doctor of Alcantara. By Elolhber.
A prcfamous o nra, now brougrhb the porpular
Bells of Corneville. fl, P~anen.,tt
i(nearly ready )........................,.,.,..,.......
A great success. This, with the "Doo'or" and the
par ies Wh nve nihid Piuafrore, (.in sdlinq yvl
easy op cens)and who ard looking out for nes and
Remember our first class singinr School and Choir
Books. voICGOF woIISHIPandTttiE TEMIPI.
each 6900 per doren or 1.0o cach. send for copies
Alto. always remember the MIUsIoAL itE00RiD
publishedl weekly, It kenp. you well posted as to
nmusica matters,u give r 7 pages of music par
Oliver Dltson &Co., Boston.
J. U. DlTaoiN ? 0o. 923 Chestnut Bt., Phil.
IAOL.D tIATOAUEM UIWEn1 A WA y.
B Sli00,e0e worth of solid onikl andl Siver w atelc
Ssthvor-ware, Pianos, org~ans sowing Machins
FrnhMsical, Alarm 'locks. andl Je. elay, ia
si-tes sn immense amount of oilier valua ie goods,
just for doing us a little inavar, which every moan,
,woman, boy or girl can easily do. No nmouney re
Quired. All the elegant an-l costly articles to lao
i gls en away are (sill describead anud illustratedi by
eaaRravlaags, ina a hook enitied "Tn OorDKN
.Pn izn," which we will sendl gratis, and t ree of post
dras o ' h Aul O ., 40 Sanior Sreet, lus
(A Megdum. set a.DrinkJ
US134 *UOaue MANDNA.u
e Vr As, orst MwreasQ
r Dsj-a===o5t somaa@WI..JO la
1 das, and Urinary Organa, Neroa a lsp
aUSmnad peoally Feale oniats
*1000 IN SOW a
tilb. pat4 fera se Qssywmt as ew rhelp,e
0 or anythiag tmpars er a~urfes fesud ia assa.
s Ask pear drugglst for Hop Bitters ad tr hi
1 ore yeoshosp. Take se them,
6 0 msbelaawnsg~~
eat, ut f eli, tba Es es
lead for etreulat.
she sM a s p ane. oassag,g,y.
W' We wit furnish ofa apspliontlon,
estiatnes for.Advertising in atse beat
Sand largest oirenlated Newspapers Its
tIne Uited States anad Casnadas. Oprs
a faelittles are utmfarpassed. We snake
1 our Uinutomnerse iiuterests our own, and
intjdy to please aand nauke their Ad.
B vertisung profitable to themn, as thsou.
' sands whse have tried us earn testif1.
Vail or se1dresp,
S. . PEI'TNOILJ A CO.,
- 7 PAIIK ltoW.*New Yorg,
08l CHESTNUT 6treet, PteIladelphIa.
ARE ~ . -NDWT OCN CEMEN.
RETAIN.THE HEAT LONGER..
DD NOT BURN THE H AN
IRON BOTH WAY
TIE VERY BEST 0001D4
AT VERY LIOW PRICES.
PUM PS Un1lined.
PU.,RgPs Iron Linsed.
PU1iPS Porceltaint Lined.
PUM),fl'S Copper Lined.
Chain Pump nxtures and tubing.
Rubber Buckets, Steel Chain, &c.
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~io Dlseanm, by a ruv~M(.en preee,
I ABLE CURES =eta**=
BTQ LY DQRSED M.'h: E"
81ENL REfli.at "..3
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LAgents. T Park how, Now York, and 701
.sinut 8ttreet, PIhiIadelphIa. iecolve adver
rletnnt for 1)4bicaition In any part of the
renld at lowest rtes.
ADVICE as to the most judicious advertling
nd the best mediums and tho manner of diln
%.-ESTIMATES for one or m re Insertions of
r ump j)t n1ay number of papers,
)rwardcd on applicatio~n. o aes
C AGENTS WANTED H FOR TER
lf. JULIA McNA JR IVRIGB'81oYR EW BOOK
It Moras. itoitill, Btatity, Ilurk, Aniunttus
[emtbe-rn, Hong.7 Sav tiigs andi Speiiditig Are all
leary d . it wit i-. fn antIa p tk e, fnt Of
necdote aidw~it. N% it beitut ful votored Ilila,
ratiots, t ew tvpe, toned pta r. chtttt' hind ing"!
nil I~ lrie, tiiworkl ii EVN1DTO it AVI.
LN 14lNISMALE. Nu bouk like it has over
For >i d sor : tnn atnd extraternis, - u drt a
O. U C .CUi G U B CO., PS.
712nuis Maeret Sn., Plehld., Pho
t10s CAllksma withispordr ittttinse .. rti e
me ~i.~ntib cup itin inc Att ,unua ner1;
s0..ix iNEs ltEwo ti.tme; o b line fu
-?e~ lines t bome gu yth ale for te
8.O. PETTGBB & CO0,,
Or 71 Maretut had. Pia.
odvert ig on in cit nspaperso
.InnS-ts nd tCanes or th uoes rats
limeptrof o f olareoeme;ndti
ds~s mo tes ssaepnm
Osrae 7ri1 Lhestu aSt. Phila
Adets aon n lnewsaprs.
Pt iSaos and Orgnas u ",*s r 'es
empaaer o' f D rciamforndsp
rctate v is is a t o ospr o
L'h tand (ad-me a ft corstnat raind
POOKE65,Ti ITIO i totttl, 63tos
For.h S cot o co, and thieDlr' ountg -Rom
P e Dloun al LD~ok ,21ti 1s. 'N'f Strna oto.,
tSTh hs Eids .wTer i t Goa ARua
roM the Horale Thow week
INDORSING DR. RADWAY' I. B, RMEDIE
An1sa 1et TUw Pon ineu& E .
N;w Tons, Jan. 4, 1WI.
DxAR Sixs-HavtnK for several years ySo~i0
medicines. do ubtilgl at Brs t r er
oZn their e0lcaoy, with full 00DiIGnOe, it
Acknowldg the advantage we have ry
from the m. The pills are resorted to as t0n
as Oo0lasloa. reauires, and always with the 40.
sired effect. The Ready R cant be bete
ter descrbod than It is by its name. W Sp
the litilment Ir uently and treey, ams
Sably Sading E promised ")"t
Iu yours, (sgned
Da. AWAY* TULOW WEED,
R. R. R.
RADWAY'S READY RELEF
OURE THU WORIF PAIN1
In firom One to 20 RKinute.
NOW 0313 HouR
after reading this advertisement need any one
SUFFER WITH FAIN.
Radways Ready Relief IS a (lre toy
EVERY PAIN. It was the first and is
The Only Pain Remedy
bhat instanti stops the most exoruoating
Pains. al68 Inflamnmatiens and cures Coup Be
Ons ,wether of the Lun Utomah, Be' e
or other glands or organs, one application.
In FROM ONX To TWEN"T KmTs,
the RaHMATIO e d-rideon, 41rm 0rpi
Nervous. NeUal0o Or PrOstrate with dGes
RADWAY'S READY RELIEF
CTILL AFFORD INSTA4NT EASE,
iNrAXMA TION 0F TUB 3 DNEYS
NFLAI NFLAMMATION OF TlE BLADDER,
INFLAMMATION OF TUB BOWALS
CONGE8rION OF Tia ,UNe5,
SORE TIROAT DIFFIUUL BREATHING,
1ALPIiTATI0R OF THU HART,
HYSTERICs, OROUP, DIPiTHERl U a
The application of the Ready Rellegto the
pt o parts whore the pain er diculty exists
wil af fordease and comfort%
Thirty to sixty drops in half a tumbler of
wfater will in R few moments oure Cramps,
Spasms t'our Stomach, Heartburn, Sick Head
koho, Diarrhea Dysentery, Vole, Wind In the
bowels, and alUIntrnal PaIs.
Travelers Should always ca a bottle ot
Radwy's eadyRelief with them. A te).w
drop. In Water will prevent sickness or pain
trom change Or water, It Is better'Shan French
randy or Bitters Ana stimulant.
FEVER and AGUE.
Fever and Ague cured for Nifty Cents. There
is not a remedial agent in the world that will
oure Fever and Ague, and all other Malarlous,
Billo'is, Scarlet, Ty hold Yellow and other
veig (aided by RMayS Pills) no quick as
MWAY'Sl READY MELIJZJ. 40 " sA bottle
MHE GREAT BLOOD PURIFIER,
VOR THE CURE Ol OERONIO DIaASE,
SCUOFULA OR SYPHIL'TIO, EIREDITARY on
De It seated in the Lungs or Stomach, Skin or
Non Flesh or Nerves. corrupting the
doi@ and vititiUng the fluids.
Chronic Rheumatism, Sorotula, Glandular
Swellin . Haoking Dry Cough, Cancerous Affee
o philitle Complainta, Bleeding of the
Lu aWater Bras, Tie Dloraux,
Diseases, Femae Enmpainte, out Drops
Sali Rheumn, Bronchitis, Conaymption.
Liver Complaint, &c.
No; cnly does the Baruaarlllan Resolvent
orotlou, Consutional and Sin Diseea
but 1t is the only positive cure fer
Kidney & Usadder Complaints,
U * ry and Womb Diseases, Gravel, Diabetes
Urine br~gh$ Disease Aiuinurta and Inal
cases where there are brick dust doposite,or the
water is thick, cloudy, mixed with substances
like the white of an egg, or threads like white'
silk, or there is a morbd dark, bilious appear
ance and white bone-dut deposits, and when
pasng water an pain I the salal of the ba$
and along the loins,
Sold by druggists, PRICE ONE DOLrLAm.
OF TE YERS R OWTH CURED DY DR
Dr. RADWAY & 00.p82 Warren Steek
DR RAD WAY'Sj
Perfect17tasteless, elegatly coated with sweet
srenten. Radways #1li for the cur of all
disorders ofd the Stoach, .Liver, Bowes Rid -
Constipation, (0stivenells, Indigeton, Dyspep
sia, Biliousness, Fever, Inflammation otf the
Bowels, Piles, and all derangements of the In
ternal viscera. Warranted to effect a positive
ce, Purely eele, contining. no mm'.
inry " nral" r'deet erMiousrugs
Bonstation Inward Piles, Juness of the
Nause, Ileartburn,'Dietus t food Fuline.
or Welignt In the Stomaon 00ur BrcinBnk
logs or Flutterings in the Pit of the Stomach
Breathing, 1lutorinir at the rd akn 51
Dots or cb beore the8 t e
Pain in Read. Deficiency 0 Prspiration, l
lowness of Bidn and Eyes, Pain is the Side
1nibsand sudden Flushes ot Reat. Burningi
A few doses ef RADVAY'8 PILLS Will free
th system from allo the abov alned srd
Read "False and True"
Bnd letr tap o rAWY O.li
Intermatioen worth thousandswi-begent yes
a the Cienpeat first-elnss laao. In the
nearket; (latl and get p,ween o send $Sb
I uuitrated Catalogue sand Price Lit
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Wasreroonias : 010 Awolk Street,
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