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Ab. what would the earth tve without ttiem?
1 be suBOeADis that iarkle and play,
UildinK castles wttti aplemdor about them,
And onU hidden humbly awy.
Tby thine, lu the f.Ur summ-r weather,
Ou meadow, aud tiovwt, uu hail,
And the poor aod the wealthy Uttfetber
May enjoy the tweet sunbeam for all.
When cloudi oVr the cabin are rolling,
And the lltfht hardly penetrates through,
The ling lu iiis palace, cwjtrolllng
His v&eaald. mubt (eel the gloom too.
And, it may be, tae home of the puanant
Is brighter than that of the king;
If he lives in content with the present.
Nor fears what the future may bring.
Through the suubeatns a message is blending.
As Wry rail on the age- whitened bead.
They tell of a glory imubnding,
Far brighter than any they hed.
Tbey sparkle on youth and on maiden,
Ihey mull upo'i husband and wife.
And they greet the young mother, bot e laden,
With the sujishiut and beauty of life.
But if ever la fbadowu, uncertain,
I be lins of your lite sheuld cart.
Fear not, but remember the curta n
Will surely tn iifd at ..tut
If you cberitth the lov lluht tbat scatters
Doubt, darkmsf, and giooin from the door
Clouds may lowt-r. but little it mattvrr,
Jhe iunteauis will shine out ouce more.
Eleanore Gray and Dora Alton were
great friends, though two more diasim.
ilar in every way it would be hard to
For, while Eleanore was tall, dark,
and brilliantly colored, Dora was child
ishly slight, with a pale, lily-fair skin;
aud while Eleanorn was vivacious and
daring, Dora was shy and quiet.
And, strange to say, the one you
would deem least fitted to cope with
the world whs the one whom circuui.
stances had compelled to do so from
her earliest youth.
The acquaintance between the two
girls began at school; and when Elea
nore, leavirg .school days behind for
ever, came to her beautiful hooiv, at
her urgent solicitation, Dora, whom
she had grown to love as tenderly as a
sister, accompanied her.
The lirst mouth of vacation had pass
ed, and the second had been entered
upon, and Dora sighs as she thinks
how very soon the time will have flown
and this delightful experience that has
come to her like an oais in the monot
onous desert of her life will have end
ed. And yet the roses of pleasure have
not been entirely without the thorns
that always accompany them.
Five weeks do not constitute a great
portion of time; but in them much may
happen, and they have sulliced to im
plant in Dora's gentle heart a some
thing as strong as she knows it is hope
less. By the terms of the deceased Mr.
Gray's will, his friend, Mark Eldridge,
a man many years younger than him
self, but possessing his utmost confi
dence, was left executor of his large
fortune and guardian to his daughter.
Thus it is that Gray Cottage fre
quently sees Mr. Eldridge's genial hand
some fi.ce; and thus it is also that, in
listening to his fluent conversation,
which opens before her broad vistas of
knowledge as well as entertainment.
Dora bus come to think that not in all
the world is another so wise and good,
as worthy of a maiden's love.
But not a hint of the truth does she
suffer to escape, for she imagines that
she has read a secret, and she is not
"She is so beautiful and intelligent,
it is no wonder that he loves her," she
muses, as she watches with feeling of
mingled admiration, tenderness, and
pain the guardian of his lovely ward.
The days go by until one comes which
is long remembered.
It has been a stormy afternoon, and
with the gathering darkneas the thun
der begins to mutter menacingly.
Sweetbriar Cottage, as Eleanore'a
pleasant home is called, is situated up
on a slight elevation, whose foot is
washed by a narrow stream between
which and terra llrma runs the rail
way. From their position in the bow- win
dow, where they are watching with
fascinated eyes the cloud-phantasy of
gloom rent by lurid light which the
storm presents to their vision, the girls
can see the line up and down for some
Suddenly a tremendous crash startles
them to their feet, and at the same
instant a lightning flash illumines
the whole sky and surrounding ob
jects. Eleanor's face grows very pale as she
grasps her companion's arm, and points
down upon the line.
"Dora, the great elm at the foot of
the terrace has been struck.
"See, it has fallen across the line.
"The seven o'clock express will be
due in half an hour.
"Dora, they will be wrecked, for the
curve will prevent them seeing the
danger before it is too late."
Dura looks and trembles.
"Can we do nothing, Eleanore?" she
'No; for the nearest telegraph sta
tion is acress the river, and there is no
other for five miles."
'We crossed the river yesterday,
"Can we not do it now r I am go
ing to try."
Eleanore gazed at her in surprise
"Dora Alton, you are crazy to think
of such a thing.
"To cross upon the stepping-stones
in fair weather is quite a different
thinir to attempt in such a storm as
"The water is very deep.
A alnalfl fala aten. and your life
would pay the forfeit."
"Nevertheless I shall try.
"I know the way, and I may be the
means f saving hundreds or my iei
low-creatures fiom a horrible fate.
"Do not try to persuade me, Eleanore;
I must go.
' 'And though Eleanore redoubled her
terrified remonstrances. Dora went
about her preparations firmly with a
look of determination upon her young
face that never faltered.
At last she was ready, and Eleanor
strained her small water-proof-clad rig
ure close to her heart.
"Heaven protect you and keep you, my
darling, she said solemnly.
"You go for duty's sake to brave a
danger that, fearless as I have always
A mvself to be. I would never
dare attempt.
"I love life too well to fac what seems
certain deaths nm
"Ah, I, loo, love life," Dora said, as
she disengaged herself from her friend s
clinging iirms, "but something draws
me ou."
"Though I knew I 'OUia never i-
turn, I should .
Out in the storm ana a.ir.ur
hurries. , .
The winds beat against ner, now
pushing her back, now urging ner ioi
ward, until at length she stands upon
ia l.Hnir nf Hi little river that ripples
so innocently and cheerily along under
a sunny sky, but whose waves now are
leaping aud tossing their foam-crests
like mad things.
The stepping-stones, which but yes-
v crossed, are betore
her, and Dora begins her perilous jour
ney. 'Come back! Dora, Dora, come
back!" calls Eleanor's voice from uie
terrace above.
But she does not heed.
Steadilv she iroes onward, but, oh, so
slowly! oftentimes slipping, and on the
very edge of falling into the treacner-
ous water, whose inky blackness only
seems the denser when, for a few sec
onds, the glare of the lightning shows
her what progress sue is making.
She has gained the center or uie
Her slight form is tiembling with
the combined effect of the cold, which
strikes through her dripping garments,
and the bodily exertions she has been
compelled to make to keep her footing
upon the slippery rocks.
Will she be able to re ach tne ouier
Bravely she struggles on, and at
length ihe goal is reached, and her feet
touch the other shore.
A short while later the telegraph op
erator, leaning idly back in his chair in
his warm oiflce, is startled by the en
trance of a small, dripping figure, look
ing, with its dishevelled hair and pal
lid face, like a visitant from some
ghostly sphere.
"A tree has fallen across the line op
posite Miss Gray's cottage.
Telegraph for the seven o clock ex
press to stop."
Then, her mission accomplished,
the brave heart stops beating, and
Dora sinks unconscious to the tlcor.
Four weeks have gone by weeks of
the most intense anxiety; for all that
time Dora had laid between life and
But at last the shadows have lifted,
and out once more into health's sun
shine she has emerged, to the heartfelt
oy of the friends who have prayed
tor her recovery incessantly, even
when they feared their prayers would
be of no avail.
It is a bright, pleasant day, though
somewhat chill, and in Eleanore's cosy
sitting-room, in an easy chair, near the
cheery tire, Dora is seated.
She looks very lovely, for the tire-
glow has lent a delicate color to her
pale cheeks, and made into a aureole
of gold the short waves of hair that
cluster about her forehead.
The door gently opens, and a roice
ays, "iiay l come in r
It is Mr. Eldridge. and it is the nrst
time since her illness that Dora has
met him.
The delicate color deepens as ske re
signs her hand to his clasp, and an
swers his words of greeting. ;
They chat for a while; and then, to
Dora's great surprise, she learns what
she has not known before, that among
those who to her brave deed twed
their safety from death was her friend's
"I asked Eleanore not to tell you,"
he says: "for I wished to thank you
myself, and at the same time to ask
you a question most momentoui to
"It is this,
"Dora, will you make the life you
have saved more precious by lajing
that dear hand on mine, and sajing
that you will be my wife?
"Ah, little onel my heart went out
to you the first time that we met; but
I little knew to what a strength my
passion had grown until the dark hour
came when I feared that death was
about to snatch you from me.
"Dora what is my answer to be ?
'And I always thought it was Elean
ore you cared for," Dora says, as, a
little later, she sits with a happy face,
and her little hand tightly clasped in
her lover s.
So 1 do care for Eleanore very
much; but it is Dora my heroic darling
that I wish for my wife the guar
dian angel of my heart and my homer
is his answer.
"I am more pleased than I can ex
press," is Eleanore's enthusiastic excla
mation, when the blissful secret is con
fided to her.
"I do not believe that in all the uni
verse there is anyone nobler than my
guardian; and, Dora darling, you are
well mated.for nobility and heroism are
kindred qualities, and after what has
passed you can certainly never call
yourself a coward!"
Dora stopped ner mouiu witn a kiss.
Swiss Watches. No other indus
try in the world has such a fixed sys
tem for regulating its work as the
Swiss watch manufacturers. About
sixty different masters are occupied
with the manufacture of the different
parts of each single watch, in such a
way that each workman manufactures,
throughont the year, the same pieces,
as, for example, the hands, or certain
wheels, etc.. and by, this means the
workmen attain a peculiar ability in
their special branch. Jn a like man
ner they have metamorphosed their
simple and almost primitive tools into
most complicated machinery, and their
ability to perform work is enormous,
both as to quality and quantity. They
work generally at home, with the help
ofmerabeis of their family, and then
sell the finished component parts to
the big manufacture! s, under whose
superintendence (he watch is complet
ed. Although these different parts are
procured from different shops, they
nevertheless exactly fit together, be
cause they are made after one and the
same number, measure, and rule. The
workmen earn 5 francs, 15 centimes
per day, according to the branch they
are engaged in and to the run of the
business, and in eearly every house oi
the region where watches are made
may be found a special working shop.
Lane manufactories are not frequent;
the largest are era ploy td in preparing
the rougher metal works, such as the
turning of the screws, etc. The Swiss
watch industry occupies at' present
about 70,000 persons.
What Influence They Have Had on
the Country's Progress An In
teresting Artiole.
hloaito Cor. I. Y. Tribune.
Of the rather more than 2,000,000,
000 feet of white pine lumber that
yearly reaches the docks and yards of
Chicago, nearly all comes from the
western half of Michigan, the northern
peninsula of the same State and the
Green Bay districts of Eastern Wis
consin. Of the total amount, as much
as 1,200,000,000 is derived from a
dozen places along the eastern shore
of Lake Michigan. Muskegon alone
in 1881 fumisted 491,824,000 feet,
aud 25,715,000 shingles, while Manis
tee sent forward 151,130,000 feet of
lumber, and 357,000,493 shingles, the
latter place being the greatest shingle
manufacturing place on that shoro.
The chief district of lumber manu
facture on the upper peninsula is at
the mouth of the Menominee lliver,
which empties into Green Bay arid
divides the States of Michigan and
Wisconsin. The mills are located at
Menominee.in Michigan, and Marinette,
Wisconsin. A large proportion of
the lumber stock that goes to make
up the residue of Chicago's 2,000,-
000,000 feet is produced at
these two joints. The Menominee
district in 1881 furnished 265,917.000
feet of lumber, and this year it is
thought the amount will reach over
300,000,000 feet The other Green
Bay and Upper Peninsula ports of im
portance in 1881 shipped as follows:
Peslitigo, 52,200,000; Ford River. 25,
724,000; Escanaba, 5,030,000; Oconto,
7.210,000. Of Saginaw lumber in 1881
37,573,000 feet were received but it
is probable that much more will have
arrived at the close of the present sea
son, on account of the unusual reach
ing about after stocks thi3 year. Al
pena, on the Huron shore, in 1881 sup
plied Chicago with 9,439,000 feet, and
more than that will arrive from that
port this year. Some is furnished from
other Lake Huron points. Latterly
the Lake Superior region has produced
considerable lumber, most of which
has reached the Chicago market, the
arrivals from Ashland in 1881 amount
ing to 20.995,000 feet, sud from Onto
nagon to 1,300,000. The lumber in
dustry of that section is being greatly
developed, and the time will soon come
when the output along the south shore
of the great lake will swell the yearly
total to 250,000,000, but a large part
of it will no doubt go to supply the
markets of the new Northwest by way
of Duluth and the three Northern Pa
cific railroads.
It is impossible to estimate the in
fluence the pine of Michigan aud Wis
consin has had in the development of
the northwest and of the entire coun
try. An important factor in this great
agency is the fact that a water way ex
isted between the foreits and the
prairies. White pine is a light and
portable timber, eminently adapted to
the wants of new settlers, easily work
ed by partly skilled labor. It has fur
nished a material for the building of
homee, the improvement of farms, the
sudden growth of cities and villages,
and by its means an empire has been
created, as it were, in a day. Compar
ison is the most conclusive argument;
and if one compares white pine with
the yellow or pitch variety of the south,
it will be seen that if the northwest
had been dependent upon the weighty
and hardly worked pine of the southern
sections of the country, the progress of
the prairie states would have dragged
far behind its present advanced condi
tion. Even to this day, when railroad
facilities from south to north are quite
ample, the weight of yellow pine
amounts to almost an embargo on ship
ments to the northwest, though strenu
ous efforts are being made to overcome
this difficulty by cheaper freights.
The estimate placed on the standing
pine af the North we&t by the Federal
census forestry bulletins, however
much they may be criticised.has served
to awaken much interest in the present
and prospective pine supply. Ten years
ago it was claimed in the Saginaw Val
ley that the available pine in that sec
tion would be used up in ten yeais;
yet the yearly product since then has
steadily increased, and last year the
output was greater than ever before.
The same is true of the Lake Michigan
districts. This at first blush seems an
inconsistent proposition, but being bet
ter understood, it appears more teason
able. When the first estimates of Mich
igan pine were made, the operators
took into account only such timber as
was accessible to the streams, and was
of certain proportions. For instance,
time was when a pine less than four
teen inches in diameter was never cut.
Now, such has become the insatiable
demand that trees no more than eight
inches in diameter are sacrificed to the
greed of the lumbermen; and it is a
common joke among tho red-shirted
brigade that sawed sticks 6x0, are often
seen with all four corners "waney." In
the early days of the industry Michigan
lumlH.'rmen penetrated the forests no
further than would make a short
haul necessary to bring the sticks to
stream. After timber became scarce on
short hauls, long hauls were undertak
en. At length operations had become
so thorough that teams could no longer
bring the logs to bank, and there was
a pause and a consideration of further
appliances. At each stage of denuda
tion the pine was said to be exhausted.
Estimates of standing pine were al
ways made with reference to the oper
ator's ideas of what constituted avail
able timber, both as to size and distance
from water. When lumber was cheap
it wa?, of course, impossible to put too
much expense into logging. The cost
of stumpage came in for consideration.
At first it was worth nothing but the
value of the land on which the trees
grew, which was obtainable at Govern
ment price. In process of time, as the
demand for lumber increased, stump-
age began to rise in value, and passed
through the scale from 25 cents a
thousand to its present average Mich
igan price of 4.50; that is, the trees
are wortn ttiat mucn a thousand as
they stand on the stump, or two-thirds
the average price of sawed lumber
fifteen years ago. Stumpage in Mich
igan is now often sold at $5, $6 and $7
a thousand, according to quality and
Recent estimates of the quantity and
value of standing pine have become
very different from what they were ten
or twelve years ago. Now estimates
are made as to quantity on a basis of
eight inches in diameter and upward.
and all the standing pine is reckoned.
be it never so far from stream or lake
side. The demand for lumber lias
wrought the change in regard to size.
and the new method of logging by pul
aim iron rauroaa nas brought the re
motest pine within reach of mills ami
In the earlier days of the lumber in
dustry of the north snow was relied up
on for moving logs from the stump to
the stream or lake, and is still to a
large extent. But in Michigan the de
maud for raw material to feed the mills
has become so urgent that snow and
frost are elements too fickle to base a
year's operations uon. In the old
days the loggers operated near streams,
had an investment of a limited capital,
were supplying a rather profitless de
mand, and did the best they could with
ice and snow. In open winters they
brooked the loss of idle men and teams
and unfulfilled contracts as best they
could. Latterly lumbering has become
a profitable enterprise. Vast capital is
invested in lauds, stumpage mills and
outfit. The yearly demand calls for 7,
000,000,000 feet of lumber, and it must
be met by a supply. The energy of
money has grappled the logging indus
try, and dispenses with the agency of
frost Logging railroads have largely
taken the place of the sled for long
hauls. Pole roads are used for shorter
hauls, and together they furnish a
means whereby logging is carried for
ward in the snowless season as.well as
in the winter. The log supply no
longer depends on the character of the
season, as was once somewhat the case.
The requisite number of sticks can be
put in to keep the mills running in any
The pole road is a simple tramway
of poles, flattened for the car wheels,
and placed end to end along the sur
face of the ground. Broad flanged
wheels run on this rude track, and
bear up immense loads of logs and
convey them from the stump to tlte
water with a great saving of power.
The cars are drawn by horses, mules or
oxen. This kiud of road is much used
n the South. But the iron or steel
track logging railway is the triumph of
modem forest industry. By its agency
vast forests of splendid pine in the in
terior of Michigan have been pene
trated, and their crude wealth brought
out to the manufacturing centres. But
for this means the annual forest pro
duct of Michigan would have been
one-third less than it is to-day, but re
gions that art now denuded would still
have been clothed with a heavy growth
of pine. Still it must be said that the
logging railroad has saved a vast
amount of timber wealth from destruc
tion by fire. It is well known by those
familiar with forestry that in all
the pine regions, especially in Mich
igan, devastating fires annually sweep
over wide areas, and a large pro
portion of the most valuable tim
ber is scorched and killed before
the lumbermen can reach it If
pine is not cut and put into the water
during the winter following its being
killed by fire, the succeeding season it
becomes worm-eaten and "powder
pasted," and nearly or quite useless
for sawing into lumber. Immense
amounts of pine were formerly lost in
this way. But since capital and enter
prise have promoted the building of
logging railroads, a great saving of
burned timber has been made. A
pine owner nowadays would be con
sidered exceedingly lacking in enter
prise if he permitted a large tract or
burned pine to go to waste by neglect
ing to penetrate it with a railroad. The
construction of railway lines like the
Grand Rapids and Indiana, the Flint
and Pere Marquette, the Detroit Mack
inac and Marquette, and otbers.through
northern Michigan, has greatly de
veloped the lumber industry of the
State, by furnishing facilities for con
veying the product to market. Like
railroad facilities are being extended
through northern Wisconsin, and are
bringing the remotest timber resources
of that SUte within reach of the lum
bermen. The Telephone in the United States.
Six years ago the invention of the
telephone came to public notice, and in
1878 its practical value was recognized.
In last week's Bradstreet's these facts
are given: The telephone is to be es
tablished in Roumania. the only coun
try in Europe in which it has not been
introduced. The present number of
telephone exchanges in the United
States is 717, under the control of 81
companies. In 1881 there were 179
companies and 526 exchanges. In
1882 there were 189 companies, C72
Twelve excharges have more than
1,000 subscribers each. One company
in New York has 578; the Chicago
Exchange has 2,596; Cincinnati; 2.056;
Providence, 1,906; San Francisco,
1,249; Boston, 1,186; Detroit, 1,110;
Albany, 1,100; Buffalo, 1,047; Louis
ville, 1,024; Baltimore, 1,017. The
average number of communications
transmitted by each subscriber a day
is about 400. Telephone tariff varies
in different places. At Dallas, Texas,
the rates are 15 and 25 cents, according
to distance, for call and five minutes
conversation. In Buffalo, twelve tele
phone message tickets are sold for $1.
In New York the rate is $150 per
year. Previous to this year, the rate
in New York was $120. Providence
To Measure Heights. The hyp-
someter is the name of a useful little
instrument for measuring heights of
walls, timber, trees and spouting, and
therefore valuable to surveyors, build
ers and artisans. The plan is to take
a triangle, comjiosed of three slats
similar to the carpenter's angle, and
on each end of the longer side place a
small sight vane; suspend from the
lower side a metal ball to keen this
side horizontal, and construct a handle,
with a circle at its upper end, in which
the triangle can rest and move, and
by which it will slide into the proper
position by the weight of the ball.
Take the instrument by the handle
and move backward until the two
sights are brought into line with the
top of the building or other object.
The height will be found by adding the
distance of the operator from the
building to the height of the eye above
he ground.
Syracuse has a female architect
Norristown hasn't a female architect
but she has more than one designing
A man can die by suicides guicker
as he can live by virtue.
Carl Underschurs' Prov rbs.
It's better you look a leedle mt .quick
er as you jump.
If de first dimes you don't suckseed,
dry suckin eggs.
Dree of a kind beats dwo pair ex
cept in babies.
Necessity vas a sewing machine's
modder dot's vat I heerd a minstrel
man say, so I guess so needer.
De early vorm is sure to got gobbled
ub. Ve are all vorms.
A stitch in a man's bants saves nine
A pretty girl va-j de modder von sin.
I love mine modder.
Dot fader vas purty vise vot don't
got mixed up apout his own child.
Honesty vas de seat von justice,
Dot's so, but justice has peen standi n
up for some dime.
Lofe your neighbors yust so much
like yourself especially of she vas
goot looking
It vas easier von a needle to gone
drough a camel's hair shawl as for
Heaven to got into de soul von a rich
A fool mit some money vas like
some married beeples dey vas soon
In the New York Herald we lately
observed mention of the speedy cure of
inaaueus Davis, Esq., of the great ink
Qrm, 127 William street, New York, of
rheumatic gout by St Jacobs Oil. St.
Paul (Minn.) Pioneer Press.
One forgives everything to him who
forgives himself nothing.
We like St. Jacobs OilTand observe
too that the Rt Rev. Bishop Gilmour
indorses the remedy. Baltimore (Md.)
Catholic Mirror.
The path or duty in this world is the
ro id to salvation in the next.
ro tl:One
U.d and
Malignant cases of
Anlbma, or who are
buffeting almost beyond
Endurance from
Catarrh, onughr, or cold?,
Let us
Candidly, and
Kecommend tue
Immxliate use of uu efficient and
Certain remedy Thomah' Electric
Incomparably supeilor to anything of a
Like nature, aud
You who
Are in
Need of relief and can cpare a
Dollar or a half dollar, give it a
Trial; the
Result will tatisfy
You tbat our statements are not only correct
but rtry moderate.
F All 11 AUD, WILLIAMS Jfc Co, Wholesale
AgenU, Detroit, Mich.
Honors come
by uil.gence; riches spring
from economy.
From Emporium.
. Dodge. Sr . a well-known citneri r,f
Emporium, writes that one of his men. Sam
LewiM, wbilbi working in the wowdn, so severe
ly spi aired Ms nnkJ that be could scarcely gt
Lome, but after ouW or two appliCaUoue !
iuoMAs' EcLKcruic Uil he was able to go to
wora uexi uay.
Puiiti of nature is a kind of ireuiua. and ihe
Don't Throw up the Sponge.
When sunVrlne Lu'n iuitr are endurinir the
horrors of ty?teuaia. induction, cr nervous
and general debility, they are too often inclin
ed to throw up the sponge and resign tbem
ee.ves to fate. We say. don't do it. Take
Bcbpock IJlcod Bitters the unfailiniz rem
edy. Price 41.00.
People's Intentions can oaly be decided by
their conduct.
Visible Improvement.
Mr. Noah Bat., Elinir. N. write
About f'ur ean ago I ead an attach of bit
lou fever, and never fully recovered. My di
gestive organs were weakened, and I would
be completely proe'rate-d tor days. After URin?
two bottle of our bCBDocx Blood Bittehs
tbe improvement was so visible tbat I wa at
tonisbed. I can bow, ibouuh 61 ear of cge,
do a fdirand reaoii&bie daj's work." Price
tl (JO, trial size iu cents.
Better a diamoLd with a ri iw than a pebble
Las beeu need with signal incee- s In consump
tion of tbe lungs, consumptive nUbt sweats
spitting of blood, shortness of breath, weak
lungs, coughs, bronchitis and kindred affec
tions of throat aud chest. So.d by druggist.
Trifles tnk uerfrction. but oerfection itself
Is not a t ritR
MMen uiUNt work and women weep,
So rues the world away."
Bat they need not weep so mn?h if th y as
fr. Pierce's "Favorite Preici lotion," which
cures all the painful maladies ttcuhar to wo
men, bold by drugfilsis.
To see what Is ri;tit aud not to do it is wan
of courage.
Tbe Luge, orat-tic, grlinuir, sickening
are fart Mug u, ereedso: ( y r. Piarce's
gative Pellets." Sold by druggists.
Reason is the t-nt or
ridicule not rtolcul
the test of truth.
Sing a mm g 1 hair oil,
Pocket minus chink,
F-iur and tweu'y editors
Spilling printers' ink;
Now tbe pen goes f .inter,
Wonder whxt they mean,
Guss tbry must be writing ads.
For the imorovKd Carboiiae.
Present evils al a ays seem greater than thos
tbat never com.
Consumption Cured,
Au old Physician retired from practice, hav
ing bad placed tn his hands by an East India
missionary the formula of a simple vegetable
remedy for the speedy and permanent cure of
C l sumption. Bronchitis, Catarrh, Ajthma,aad
all throat and Lung AQections, also a positive
and radical cure for Nervous Debility and all
Netvous Complaints, after having tested Us
wonderful cnrative no wets in thousands or
casoe, has felt it his duty to maks It known to
bis -luffering fellows. Actuated by this motive
and a desire to relieve human suffering, I will
send free of charge to ah who desire it, - thin
recipe, In Uerman, rrecch or Kuginn, wun
full directions for preparing and unlng. Sent
by mail by addressing wtlh stamp, naming
this paper. W. A. Notes, 149 Power's Block,
Bochrster, N. Y. .
All philosophy lies Iq two word, "susfcdn"
and "abstain."
How to Secure Health.
It Is strange nj on will suur from disar
rangements brought on by Impure blood when
store health to tbe physical organization. It is
B 8irrilHlininun nji iiy, uimmut w wn, ouu
the BET BLOOD PLRIFIER ever discovered,
coring Scrofula, Syphilitic disorders, Weakness
of the Kidneys, Erysipelas, Malaria, Nervous
II.MIII RlllAii.AnmnliilnU an1 Tilm
easesofthe Blood, Liver, Kidney, Stomach,
Skin. etc.
Man and beast.
DR. ROGER'S WORM 8YRUP Instantly de
stroy WORMS.
Nodding the bettd doe not make the boat to
low, says a uaeuo pro verb.
A. needle manufactory has been es
tablished in Urooklyn, and is the only
one iu the country, all needUs hither
to having come from Euiope. They
are to be made by machinery, which
will be the lirst attempt of the kim'.
The manufacture has been entirely by
hand and rHjuh8 many operations:
the conveision of the wire into rou ili
needles requires twenty, the tempeiin
and annealing nine, polishing five,
which are repeated seven or titfht
timt s, aud sorting five. The Brooklyn
enterprise will, is to be hoped, prove a
"No papa. I do not wish to marry
yet. What I want is a man who does
not drink, smoke, chew, snuff, go out
nights, gamble, bet, over-eat, etc. In
short, a man with no vices, and one
who is always good." "My daughter,"
said Mr. Dusenbury, "you are out a
stranger here. Heaven is your home."
& dim i
: 5 i V w '' J- &A Wj WjA
Neuralgia, Sciatica, Lumbago,
Backache, Soreness of the Chest
Gout, Quins, Sore Throat, Swell
ings and Sprains, Burns and
Scalds, General Bodily '
Tooth, Ear and Headache, Frosted
Feet and Ears, and all other
Pains 'and Aches.
Jfo PrpMratlon on earth squall St. Jirnni Oil
m a ur, tint pie and cheap Eiternil
Bemrdy. A trial entail but tbe ooniparatiTlr
rifling outlay of 60 Onts, and every one differing
with pata can bar cheap and poaiUva pruof of iu
lamia. u
Piravtiona to Clareo Language. "
Ifatfimore. Md.. XT. S
lU-MHlougti By nip. TitHt g ichI.
l"--p in limp. Hold hy cli-tiKif.!.
Cured without an operation or the injury truiofc
Inflict by lr. J. A. SHERMAN'S method. Offic
ial BroaJwjy, Nw York. Hii book, with Phnu
graphic llLecaatfS of had ciue before aud at''
cure inalliit lor M rnt.
tfitAYiliHV'ELl FlirhKMCISk.
All llliflllliK t oru
tor Seminal Weak
Iikns, hix'riiir
rliea, lniixiieiK'y,
and all l'lwHfeH
Un t follow a a
tHoiiii-nce of tlf
Atiuxt; aa lotm of
Uuii...n llt.liiMr.i.1
IjimiiiiiJk, i'alu in'
BEFORE TAlM8.'"ot'v,si,',n.imAfTEI TAKIIQ.
iiiHanli j or O.nxutiipUuu ami a Premature Grave.
malum old Aue. and ui;m otli-r mxetM leid.tf
irr uil particulars iu our pauipniet, wnicn wensir
to Hnd free Uj mail to every one. Ilf'l'be Sicltlc Medt
clue In aolil t7 alldniKKlstt at tl ir parkas, nrsli
parkawH for IS, or will be xeut free by mall ou tbt re
oelptof tlie money, by aililm-mlng
On acwmit of counttrfelU), we hive Mlot.Uvl Uie Vei
low Wraiiner: the onlf Kei. nine, (iiiarante nf cure is
auedD rarranil WtUiaiuaA Co. Detroit Mich.
D, D. 31ALLMKV & C(h
Packer of the ( elebratc-d Diamond Eraod.
dale (linlmn In Fi.rvlim and Domestic trrniU
and R7. JetTerwiii Avenue, Petrol.
!Tiiauiiii a'i'i inrnnr
in ciirmir ,i 1 i.r
ts, Stw..nif, CVnvul
id, ; r v mis unnon.
ton -Tl. Onltim Kat
H. hirfTmn'orrlio'iv
(n iiiina. V.-hkiii'kh, Im
tt iicy.Pyj.h.il?, hcrof.
ciAawf all Nervous and
Mood blw-aM. Tot'ler
irvmen. Lawyer. l.ltr
fry Mm. Merc ha at.
I: inkers, Ladir and all
whoM aedi'iitary em.
ployment causes Nerr
oini I'roet ration, Irreiru
litrlttea ot Uie blootf,
etomaoh, bowels or
Kidneys, r who re.
quire a nerretonle, ap
pctlrer or stimulant,
Samaritan Kkvink
is invaluable Thotit-
tirvrm ruin amia proclaim it ma
WSVER FAILS, jsftf most wonderful Inrtir
I'QI W 1 11 laS1 the auiltlmr sytem.
oranc mat ever suxtain-
rur wn vj sui viVf'
U itvurtotora, feu Joewk. jtfa
1 be i'u-aal and beat Medicine r Made.
A eusmbuiatlou ef Hopf, Borhu, Man"
dtn'Aleai.d DatUldltOO "ItUall tliliauii
mortem if tive)roieriiei of all otter intura.
itiakestbe(treatat gloOM Purifier, Liver
ReUlator, and Jjfaaud Ileal lit lUalunuf
..,.. .,.aiBajBmpsjnfai sarin.
No disease
i possibly long exist U flop
d.so aj iti and pei fees ate llivir
Ttir ci tiw 11 V sl vigartstba iei tsl loSra.
To all whose VnployiitenU eause Irreiriilai P
tvoftliebowsiaorV urinary organs, or wl.o re
unite an i iirtlier'L loom """" .
Hod Hitters u e invalV" woioui into-
o mailer wliatyoiirfrX"u'il ef symptom
are what tli disease or aiiVwul I us flop Hit
ters, lion t wait mull yonr sick but If yo
only fsel hail or miserabU.B'11 t"m at once.
It may save your life. Itbas iiiiHilreda.
SOO will b paid fore eal" tbey will not
tin or help. lo not utTer 01 op friend
luCTer.litit ma and urge tbetnVt9M Hop B
Remember. Ilor Utter I DoX. " driiRired
drunken inntruin. but tlie I'nresihw Mat
Kdieliiver mad i the nmiJDSkv tttUI!1D
and liora and no perso.i or family
tbould b wlllu lit llieiu.
n I.O.Ie an atmlut and trrenlnrilile eui
fTilmnkeuiieM.iior onium, totiaoco ai
raTour. in ini'i nr oniriynii. a
for Circular. Mep Hitters Iff. Ce.,
.rli-- T r
B.M I. KM KM I liae u
I Iik. lUhlr.it k
twrntv-nre rears In meilli lne. have never
la a -sT mf wf-jmr...w' Tr.mimC ml aT J I
IRON Tonic doe. In many case of Nervous Pron'ratlon, remale IHeaae, liyeiepala. ami an Im
roverlxhi'd condition of tho bbxxt, this eerlea remedv ha. In my hands, made some wonderful cure
hi tlmt have hatlled some of our most eminent rthvstrlan have yielded to this int-at and la'mrHr
able remedy. I prescribe It In preference to any
as DR. UAHTKR IBOX TUNIC IJ tieeesaitv
rT. l,ot t. Mo' .
II ffiv eoior to the hotnlf
natural hrnlthjiil tone to
the dlgentive organ and
nerou iintem, making
it applicant to itrneratl
Debility, lxmrn of ATpe
lite, irorration of Vital
lover arsi4 ImpoteneoJ
VTflMtED ? SubscriptionBcoV:
? iILiiIm ATUMtely wiitirn .lva.lv' I. dot. nr.;
, r","funu;7A,il.ate.loiUU-aul.1ul.J I. u.l So
',?r 'b.M.a llirir eiual. All iw . no t-ompeliti
U . Mtol-y i'lear . Wy a-lafy tbe Aijent lttu, Uy la...
a .t. tli people on account of tlioir value.
a II Aw Fweveleipelw
Mswman s Americas .f iuu..i.,an.i
. H. uioiily rjk-ovm1ntb.ubjrt.
lha Lives of the James Brothers,
iV.'oniyoonipMe account of tt.e ' -.,
I-, . II Theaalr Narrative r.
" The Jsannatte." vr':i'L r '
v;,uM-;,n.na MM
"Pictorial Family Biblc.'V:;
F ' tun s ami MiiHtraliona than any oto. r edition.
Tl Vno"t I UU Mt. I KMHfMiill l.y any rt l-
"wi kly f'.r olreular and Wm. Territory I
P. B9 10 i.rooolitan Bloo!-- OalCAO-J u.i
Aim It. I'. 40H.
unnun uraju you want m leaxu tieiaaib In
lUUIlU m til a fw mouihs and be sure of a alt
UHlton at Bond watte, addreiai
VAX N UN: liltOh
Janeovllle, Win
TDIITU I onrrnr. Per. HAitTrMt,
I nU I I lb ureal epeauliH'ier, A.lroWfM
ta I'iroKulwi.i, iU, fcr m H, aim w, n.ifi.t.
ri.ot erf .tm au4 kk el ti.lr, ! CUKKLCT dC
I'ktaf your future Iiubefi6 Of wife. eiLh eeinfl. ttwe
ItmI time nf uimIjiiii, evl d.u f fu.rrir, olil.f.
lit rif.-1l'l.iL !ui.f rrt'iru. I to .11 U'l :.rw4,
Aiikeieffef. SUrvua. 1 Mel J frl-bwe. Hue,
Ednratlon ihoold be poa.
cased by evvrv vuui.a tiiaa
f e and w jman. The U-i place
fffSfA' to u n" W rain 4
WCdJir ICaaDld(Mlch.)lllalnau
Vf Write for College Jouruai ecut Cr.
V.A. LinaANK, (Solicitor of PauiDU, Washington
O O. tr -n6 tor Circular Jtt
Doron wlsti to obtain pood, and
vnnu nuenier man wtuoioorcau
upon rJ7lioa. M. fHprairuo
Conirrea fit. Detroit, Mich., aoi
coy in l'atent Cauei. KeUhliHh
13 rears, bead fur pamphlet. tre
and Pr'xiuce of all
Goo. V. Ill I.L,
rtnd for bar prioes o I il'.Mirm) oin. 'uu
svnt LExnvKu wro Co.,
HETKOiT. Jf J ;ii.
tt. J. CAItltlNGTON,
Cm I All"'
Commission Merchant.
Coi.ttliri mei.t of Wheat, Corn, Oats, Potatoes. Clover
HHl. linsed lloKa, J-.tC, aoliclied and pronipUf
bundled All liKpiu lna v.lil receive Immediate reply
t tlice, No 80, t haiiiber of Commerce,
Iteferi lire DBTROrT,
Men baiita At Mn'fin Hank. Mica.
7 in .MSIITH
"J W-y nt ft Mratton
' llt-.lNfc'H UMVKHSITV,
D'treit, i the eldest, largest.
nost thoru'ich and practical, naj
,v- uiobt able and experience,
irhers, fi.iest rooms, and better
laics ever way, than any other
nets college in Michigan. Ak
raduates and the buMneaf men a
it, about our School. Call or
r Circulars. Shorthand by Ik
WILLIAM REID.WImlevale and Hetall dealer Id
Kreiichaiet AmericHii WINDOW OLASS. PLATS
QLAS8, i.tblied and ltmiKh Plate for Sky Lltths, Cut
aud KiiauielroUnana, Silver Plaied Haaii liari, French
andOennnii LhokIuii Iakt) Platen. Lead and 111 Color,
limy, pointu, . to., 78 A 70 L.rDd &., Weet D
I l'lmliibiig auJ In want of anything. Write tor
Kt-tmmte r
f 3 -y gr i"' -V WI1 ' o fall prVie
3 Vfejr-Jr
"9. 'i t tloe. oiuins decn
Jr '." jS tionsofeerrrAif raqoi.
. hi w eair ad for Perurnal or Pue'l
, m-n ovs .) uiuatreUona. W e rtl. rail (ocxl M
v. I,l 'e pnree la sjm nl.t ea I is t tne peronaaar.
Ihe tnlr Ir.a'itQ'-on eba make Uil their apeietaj boa,
was. OM t.lMUKl WAUU afc CO., Kavf
k tf Wavtuaab Artsi, JkJame, lliaeti
and arreaia or ray t
volunteer aoldleri
rharired with deeertlon.
Houoiahle dlwtiarse
pniciirett for thoee who
aerved until May 'ii
1HIS and then wont
home without leave.
Act, August 7, 1883.
Abstract Building:,
This N.Y. Singer. $20
,Warrantel rfwt. Lliflit runninir,
Uli t.tianilMiuie and durable. Sent
on Ui-t t'1nl ilun whin desired.
PP7 lloiae rgmmt 4 acta
Kcils, 1'i rtom: Merliamcttl hub
IlHm.ortaveeoopler.S knee swrlls.
v. it b f:utoolanl f I liook.or.lT f .
Al sr-nt on t.-st trial-plan If de
einil. Kb'irntit case, nmimillcent
tone, dm ul. If Insiilennd out. Clr-i-iilnr.
wlllit.ntiiiioiiliils.fr.-e. At-k
0. 1 'ayne Co. ,7 1 bird a v.Cblfago
TWW j sjiaBjeaj iijaw
St 1-sO
O IrarVU
a r
0 M
o S
"j ..; y.-m.. :".jiiia
iiaiitoeiiir.v ii,r.
I f 1 11 llaiasjjasev
A comhl nation of I'm
toxiile of lnn, I"rrrian
ICo rk nun I h onphorum
a fxilataltle form. Thf
oulft preparation olre
that trill Nor 01 a c km th
trrth,n rhamrtrrlMiicot
nthrriron rre partitions.
Ikon Iiimi lii my prai Uce, and In an exix rleiii-o ol
loutid anvthins: to irlve the renull that 1R. II aiu kii i
Iron preparation liiae. In a,-t. smh a eo npoon4
in my practice.
Nov ; -.th. I --t .
1R. llUUi-ICt f A Mm.
Sim V ash AvenneV
H Ik-tro
ii' ' Liiai afr '

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