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ALEXANDRIA. - LOUISIANA.
--A little tallow well rubbed in will
heal a small cut in twelve hours. For
children, who are invariably cutting their
fingers, being scratched by the cat, or
having little calloused wounds it is in
-Roast Liver.-Take a calf's liver,
lard it all over, roll it in pepper and
salt, and roast it in the oven with a
buttered paper over it, baste it often
while it, is cooking; it takes about an
hour to cook. When done skim and
strain the sauce and serve the liver on it.
-To dye pearl buttons, wash with
lukewarm solution of potash, then
place in a strong aqueous solution of the
desired color and let them stand, with
frequent stirring, in a warm place. To
cause the color to penetrate, an immor
sion of two weeks may be needed. Use
the aniline colors.
-An exchange says: Pour one tea
spoonful of clear solution of tannin (a
heaped teaspoonful of tannin to a gill
of rain water) into a tumbler full of the
suspected water. If no turbidity occurs
within five hours the water is good; if
turbidity occur within one hour the
water is decidedly unwholesome.
-It is seldom convenient to smoke
house plants, and tobacco water may be
usd for insects instead, standing the
ts in a bath-tub or spacious sink.
'our boiling water upon cheap tobacco,
dilute it to the color of weak tea. Lay
the pots upon their sides in order that
the under surface of the leaves may be
reached. Frequent drenching with
water only will keep red spiders in sub
-Solution to color bronze hinges,
locks, etc., a rich brown.-One pint of
water, five drachms perchloride of iron.
The articles must be made perfectly
clean and dipped in the hot solution
until the required color is obtained,
then dipped in clean hot water, dried
and lacquered. If only a varnish is re
quired, use clear shellac varnish col
ored with dragon's-blood, gum and burnt
-Corn Cake.-Sift two cups of corn
meal, one cup of wheat flour, two table
spoonfuls of sugar, two teaspoonfuls
cream of tartar, dissolve one teaspoonful
of soda, wet it up with milk, beat in two
eggs, make it thin enough to pour in a
well-greased pan. It is delicious for
breakfast or dinner, with sweet butter.
I have made it like light sponge cake.
Get it on the bottom of a hot oven.
.New England Farmer.
-Glycerine should never be used as a
lotion without diluting, as it has such
an affinity for water that it absorbs even
the necessary moisture of the skin and
produces a red, feverish, irritated sur
face. Many people complain that they
"can not use glycerine at all," because
it "don't agree with their skins." Dilute
it with water and then try it, or, what
is better still, mix glycerine, water and
cologne in equal parts.
WAGES IN CHINA.
Artisans Who Work for Starration Wages
and Never Strike.
The State Deparmrr.ent at Washington
has received a report from Consul
Pettus, stationed at Ningpo, giving
P statistics in regard to labor and wages
in China. lie says: "Wages have not
increased here for years, and strikes
never occur. Trouble is rarely experi
enced, as laborers are confined to dis
tricts where they are employed. One
laborer is allowed :to be employed out
side of his district; he may. by general
consent, join laborers of another district
"llouse servants are better paid than
any other class of laborers. They are
intelligent, and have to be honest and
faithful, otherwise they will fail to pro
cure letters for good service, without
which they will be thrown out of em
lie appends a table of wages of labor
ers and artisans in his own district.
Barbers make $4 a month and black
smiths $ . Block-cutters, boat builders
and fotmen get :0 cents a day, and
bricklayers 20 cents. Makers of bricks
are paid $4 a month, and cabinet-mak
ers, carpenters and carvers, 22 cents to
30 cents a day. Cotfin-makers are paid
S 25 cents a day for their gruesome toil,
and chair-hearers get :30 cents a day for
carrying their superiors. Coolies, the
common laborers, receive but 20 cents
a day, and female cotton spinners even
less, 10 cents. Clerks get 85 a month
with board "and cooks get the same.
Dyers are aristocrats among the labor
ers. receiving $8 a month, and em
S brolderers get :;o cents a day. A farmer
is paid from $:l to St a month, with his
board. Fishermen are paid from $15 to
$20 for a season, which lasts about two
- ipths. Fan-makers are paid,:0 cents a
day, asnd, wld and silver workers from
25 cents to 40 cents. HIarvesters get 20
i centsa day, painters 21 cents, plumbers
24 cents, potters the same, rice cleaners
and reapers 25 cents, saltmakers 20
cents, silk spinners 30 cents and
female silk winders 14 cents. Sailors
receive from $4 to $8 per month, with
hboaird, and soldiers 3 a month, with
uniformS. Straw-hat makers get 12
cents a day, tea pickers 10 cents, tea
sorters 10 cents, tea flrers :0 cents,
tailors 14 cents, with board, and
umbrella makers 20 cents. Salesmen
get .4 a month and tea packers 88.
These rates are all paid bIy Chinese
..masters.--St. Louis Globe-D)emocrat.
Paintlng Buildings White.
"One of the things that strikes a for
eigner with wonder in this big town of
o"-" w York," said an observant stranger
from across the sea the other day, "is
the practice apparently hy authority of
painting buildings white. In most
European countries, if not in all, to
paint city buildings white is forbidden
by ordinance. To any one who has en
dured the discomnfort of living opposite
one of these white abominations in the
sunshiny days of summer the reason of
this robibition will be obvious. There
so hurtful to the eyes as the
are from such a building when
:hines on it."--N. y. World.
*vemeut Atainst Slavery.
litionist," the King of the
:called, because he is so
ted in making opposition
ade in Africa. A man of
ets, moved by the
ties in that country, and
statement that 2,000,
ificed yearly in the
giving his influence
ip destroy it. The
made in the work
and, among other
epugnant to civil
ave tra4e and
A COURT-BALL INCIDENT.
How an American OGirl Vanquished a
Russian Mistress of Etiquette.
The following is a narrative of an in
cident which occurred in St. Petersburg
some years ago. The American lady con
cerned is the daughter of a prominent
public benefactor, has for years been a
social leader in Washington, is the wife
of a leading Republican statesman, and
would be recognized instantly if her
name might be mentioned. The half
dozen initiates will remember the inci
dent now published by the Post.
A grand reception was in progress at
the palace of a high Russian dignitary.
Members of the Cabinet, Generals of the
army, Grand Dukes, the nobility of the
empire, and the diplomatic corps were
present. It was a notable affair. Four
young ladies-three Russian and one
American-had gathered into a little
nook screened in palms, and were dis
cussing in French the dowdy appear
ance of a high court lady. Some eaves
dropper caught their remarks and bore
them to the criticized lady. She it, turn
indignantly reported the conversatian to
a noble Duchess, who held the pe uliar
office of "mistress of etiquette." She
retired to a private room and had the
four culprits summoned before her. They
appeared, the Russian girls in fear and
trembling, the American calm and self
"Young ladies," said she, "you have
been commenting discourteously upon
the personal appearance of Lady -.
You have committed a grave breach of
etiquette, and it is my duty as court
mistress of etiquette to punish you. Olga.
The trembling Olga took off her slip
per and meekly received a sound punish
ment of the sort confined in America
exclusively to the nursery.
"Katia, it is your turn. Give me your
slipper!" said the inexorable duenna as
the weeping Olga arose from her casti
gation. Katia took her gruel with audi
ble lamentations, and Tania followed
the suffering Katia.
All the while the American girl
watched and waited. The indignities
thrust upon her companions roused the
Ilail Columbia in her. lHer eyes flashed
and her little fists clenched with excite
"It is your turn now," said the mis
tress of etiquette to the fair American,
"your slipper, please."
Columbia's blood was up. There was
fighting stock back of her for genera
tions. She removed her slipper and
drew near, but she held the slipper by
the toe. At proper range she swung
the missile and struck the old lady in the
mouth a fearful clip. Then she sailed
in. Lace, feathers and furbelows flew.
Fingernails fetched blood. Gray hair
and the St. Petersburg fashions of 1863
filled the air. The screams of the thor
oughly-frightened mistress of etiquette
brought a crowd. The door was battered
down. The three Russian girls were
screaming in their respective corners.
The old lady was hors du combat, and a
fiery-eyed goddess of liberty stood in
the center of the room waving a tuft of
gray hair in one hand and a jeweled
hair dagger, with which she had been
trying to stab the Russian, in the other.
The mistress of etiquette fairly
screamed with impotent rage, showered
maledictions in broken French, German
and Russian upon her conqueror, and
demanded that the most condign punish
ment be meted out to her. The matter
was carried to the Czar. Nicholas made
a pretense of punishing the ypung lady
by issuing some order against her appear
ing at any ball for a certain period; but
the old liherator was immensely tickled.
lie showered the most embarrassing
presents upon the American. beautiful
slippers of every kind and description,
silver slippers and gold slippers, and
finally wound up by sending her a hair
dagger set with diamonds.--Washington
Experiments That Have Led to Valuable
Iron can 1e coppered by dipping it
into melted copper, the surface of which
is protected by a melted layer of cryolite
and phosphoric acid, the article thus
treated being heated to the same tem
perature as the melted copper.
In experiments made in France, where
plates of celluloid were used for sheath
ing ships' bottoms instead of copper, it
was found that the plates were intact
and free from marine growth, which
was abundant on parts not protected by
A new mode of teaching music has
been proposed in France, based on 'the
periodicity of the octave. A radical re
form is aimed at, the system being ex
pounded in a series of fundamental
propositions, such as, musical effect is
quite different from acoustic effect;
there can be no physical gamut, a major
and a minor, but only one, that of the
white notes of the piano called the ma
jor, and so on.
Some interesting information comes
from France in relation to trout raised
at the agricultural station at Champ de
l'Air. The peculiarity of the experi
ment was keeping the ova in complete
darkness during the time of incubation,
which occupied 160 days, the tempera
ture of the water being kept at 4.8 de
grees centigrade. The beneficial results
of this prolonged incubation were found
to be more vigorous young fish, and few
or no monstrosities.
3MM. Dumont, two farmers at Chassart,
lelgium, have for some time been per
forming some interesting experiments
as to the transmission of power by elec
tricity in a direct manner, that is to
say, without the intermediary of ac
cumulators. By means of the electric
current a threshing machine was
worked in the midst of wheat without
the aid of an engine. There was
neither fire nor steam. The sheaves
went into the thresher to come out at
one end in the form of straw, at the
other in the shape of corn, where it was
received in sacks and was ready for the
market. The source of electricity was
a dynamo placed about one thousand
The application of electricity as a
means of transmitting power in factories
is rapidly on the increase. A firm of
ready-made clothiers in Leeds, Eng.,
are building a factory in which about
eight hundred sewing machines will be
employed, as well as the necessary num
ber of cutting machines to keep these
going. All these will be operated by
electric motors, it having been found, on
calculating the relative cost, that it will
be more economical to fit up the build
ing in this way than to furnish it with
shafting and all the necessary adjuncts.
There is also considerable economy in
the initialoutlay, from the fact that the
fabric does not neel to be so massively
constructed. The working cost will ob
viously be less, as in the case of shaft
ing it woul4 be one man's work in a con
cern of thb magnitude to keep the
bearings lubrted and eovert tng in
Poultry and Fruit-Raising Kindred Indus
tries and Bee-Keeping a ~ear Neigh.
Every farmer should be a poultry
keeper. Every farmer should be a bee
keeper, and every farmer should raise
fruit. These are kindred industries.
Poultry, bees and fruit harmonize to per
fection. They work in-and-in, and are
quite as good as a cash deposit in bank.
The produce of the orchard, the produce
of the hen-house and the produce of the
bee-hive is ever in demand and can be
turned into cash most any time.
That poultry is a benefit to an orchard
is generally admitted, and that an or
chard is beneficial to fowls we know
from experience. The range of an
orchard is the best place in the world
for chickens to forage. The presence of
the fowls in the grass or crops about the
fruit trees reduces the ravages of
damaging insects to a minimum, and as
these pests have a tendency to harbor
and multiply about orchard sites, they
afford an abundance of insect food for
J In the fall of the year the wind-falls,
and damaged fruit that drops to the
ground, is a source of green food to the
fowls, so necessary to egg-production.
In starting and maintaining a young or
chard and in rejuvenating an old one,
the droppings from the hen roost are of
great value. Here the hen says to the
tree: "You helped me and now I bene
fit you." Hardwood ashes, domestic
poultry guano and virgin forest soil or
leaf-mold mixed in proportion of about
one-third each and applied about the
trees, mixing it with the loosened sur
face soil with a mulch of leaves or
straw, causes a rapid growth and dark
foliage in young trees, and makes the
older ones bear more abundantly.
The most productive orchards are
those close by large apiaries. That bees
assist in the fertilization of fruit bloom
is unquestioned. That the presence
of countless bees among the blos
soms in the spring time in
sures fruit in season we fully
believe. Indeed, it is our observa
tion and experience, and that others can
offer similar testimony we do not doubt.
Thus the bees benefit the trees; but this
is not all. Think of the "ocean of
sweets" that would go to waste but for
that wonderfully intelligent and tire
less little insect that is over on the
alert to add to its store of delicious nec
tar! Only a tiny insect! One, two,
three, a dozen, a hundred, a thousand
yes twenty to forty thousand of them in
one well-stocked colony.
Associate ten, twenty or fifty colonies
of these small but earnest workers on
our premises and we have millions of
well-trained laborers who clothe and
feed themselves and asked of us no
compensation for their work. Yet they
work, and work with a vim. They are
the very essence of energy and activity.
They are never so happy or so peaceful
as when the harvest of bloom is ripe
and the honey flow at its highest tide.
Then it is that they will part
with a portion of their stores in
peace, and offer but little resistance to
our high-handed robbery of their store-,
houses. But beware of them when the
harvest is over and the laborers are
forced to idle away the sunny hours
about the hearthstone. Then there is a
viciousness and a vigor about them in
the defense of their home and its con
tents, that warns all intruders to be
ware. Every one of them is a soldier
a genuine hoihe guard-armed to the
teeth, and in the twinkling of an eye
all of them are in the face of the enemy
at the first sound of his approach.
Some fruit-growers entertain the idea
that bees work injury to ripe grapes,
and that for this reason bees should
never be allowed in the vicinity of
vineyards. Thisopinion is not a mooted
idea merely, but has been the cause of
lawsuits. Especially is this true of
California, where there has been so
much conflict between bee-keepers and
fruit-growers. During the blooming
period the bees are certainly bene
ficial to grapes; but as to whether
they puncture the skin of ripening
grapes and thus induce rot or evapora
tion or not, we can not say positively,
but from our observation in this respect
we are led to believe that in the major
ity of instances, where the ordinary
honey bee is seen on grape clusters, the
fruit has been previously punctured by
larger insects, such as yellow-jacks,
wasps, etc., or has been damaged by the
action of the wind in tossing the vines
about, thus cracking the skin and at
tracting the vigilant bee. But allowing
that possibly bees do sometimes work a
little injury to the fruit of a vine-yard,
may not this small damage be more than
off-set by the increased prolificness of
the vines, occasioned by the presence
of the bees in working on the bloom,
thus insuring superior fertilization?
The grape injury aside, bees are such
incalculable value to orchards in gen
eral, and such a source of profit to the
intelligent keeper, that they should
have a place among the kindred in
dustries.-&A. B. Greer, in Dixie Farmer.
Farm Labor in Ohio vs. Farm Labor in
Georgla--Somothing For Farmers to Pon
The most marked difference between
farm methods at the WVest and those
practiced at the South will be found in
the labor.employed. Farm labor in Ohio
is far superior to farm labor in Georgia.
Ohio farmers positively decline to em
ploy negroes in their fields when it is
possible to secure white labor. They
say they have uniformly found negroes
"indolent, careless, wasteful and de
structive. Their idleness requires con
stant attendance to keep them at work;
their carelessness, close supervision to
see that their work is properly done;
their wastefulness and destructive
ness would bankrupt any man of
moderate means, who is not con
stantly gathering up behind them."
How far does this condition of things
obtain with us? An Ohio farmer will
not employ help that does not come to
him commended by a former employer,
as reliable, faithful and industrious.
On most Georgia farms our help is em
ployed and no questions asked. An Ohio
farmer demands of his help all he con
tracted to give; when this is nad will
ingly and faithfully yielded, the man is
discharged, and another put in his
place. Firm discipline and positive
control of farm labor have done as
much to make the success of Western
farms, as high manuring and in
tensive methods. If the evils of our
labor are constitutional, wet.re without
hope for improvement, unless we ex
change negroes for white help. If they
are accidental or contingent, they can
be remedied, and the sooner we set
about it tQ beltter it w1le tb1 for all a
It has been frequently said that the
South will never have any better farm
labor than negroes. If so, I am sorry
for the South, unless they are to be c
greatly improved. Negroes are thrift- i
less, not caring to accumulate for
themselves and, of course, indifferent s
to the accumulation of their employ- E
ers. They are extremely idle, and,
therefore, can not be made profitable
without expensive supervision. They
are very destructive to property and
abusive to stock. In these evils they have
been indulged, until their character and
conduct have become uniform for evil.
The generation now passing out is car
rying with it the last, best hope of the
race. The one coming on seems reared
without control and restive under au
thority. Many of our farmers have
grown tired worrying with them.
They have abandoned their farms,
rented their lands to irresponsi
ble tenants and sought em
ployment and business engagements un
der more pleasant surroundings. If
these things continue, ruin is inevitable. t
What is the remedy? We must come to r
the practices of our neighbors. There I
must be authority on the farms. There
must be a "boss" in fact as there is in c
name. His authority must be respected
and his directions must be obeyed. Our
methods are too loose and our discipline
too lax. Not simply by individuals, but i
by communities and neighborhoods, we c
must change our management, pay for
good work and insist upon getting it.
I have made a thorough study of the c
hindrances to success on a Georgia farm. c
I have found them many and stubborn.
With good, reliable industrious labor we
could make farming not only profitable a
but pleasant and attractive.
I insist that the improvement of our
labor is the fundamental principle of I
qur success. It is the first business to t
occupy the efforts of organized farmers,
and, when fully accomplished, the best t
work they will ever do. I
This is by no means a hopeless under- i
taking. There is much that is good in f
the negro. He is not so much to be B
censured for his short comings as those
who have had in hand his management.
The negro is naturally docile, generous
and submissive. With these good qual
ities prominent, he can he easily taught
to be faithful and reliable. With suita- r
ble rewards and prompt and just pay
ment he can be made industrious.
In the exercise of his freedom, he has
made the mistake to believe that lib
erty meant idleness, and we have
allowed him to be thus deceived. The
great mistake has been that we have
not taken the trouble to instruct and
control him. We have allowed him to
follow his crude ideas of life to his own
hurt and damage of the community.
Humanity and religion, to say nothing
of self-interest, should have prompted
us to improve and elevate his ideas of
duty, faithfulness and moral obligation.
To do less is to damage ourselves, hurt
the community and impoverish the
State. This subject is too comprehen
sive for a newspaper article and too full
to be developed at one sitting. It is the
basis of our success and demands the
study of the farmers at the South.-W
J. Northen, in Southern Cultivator.
An Eyesore In the Rollting Country of the
South that Can be Remedied.
On cultivated lands a thrifty farmer
can stop his gullies at a moderate ex
penditure, and in a few years make a
handsome profit out of the original
money invested by planting the "Black
Locust" in all of the deep, wide gullies.
The smaller gullies may be stopped by
placing cane or (pine is the best) in
them, taking care to place the tops ur
the hill, and by "grading" his land (in
giving each row a proper fall). In
plowing over very small gullies, take
care to raise the plow just as you reach
the edge of the gully, letting whatdirt It
on the plow fall in the gully, catchin
your furrow on the opposite edge of th
Most of the pastures in the South are
probably ten times as badly gulled at
they were when they were first turned
out, provided, of course, that they have
been pastured any length of time. The
reason of this is obvious. The owners
of said pastures hardly ever find stock
raising profitable, and would not care tc
go to any extra expense for the benefit
of a few scrub cows., He has a field
that he would like to put in pasture fezor
a few years to enrich it. Putting the
field in pasture, means, to him, taking
down the fence which now incloses it,
and letting his stock run on it. Now,
here is where the harm is done. The
rows are graded, and each row carries
its own water during a rain. The stock
makes paths across the rows which
soon cut down to a level with the water
furrows; when this happens, the water
of course runs down the path and soon
make a deep gully, for each row has
been busy gathering water and carrying
it to the path. Of course the cattle
make another path as soon as the
original one gets too deep for them to
walk in, and the gully-making process
is repeated, the depth of the next gully
depending upon which side of the
original gully the new path is made.
If the rows had been leveled with a
cutaway or dise harrow, the gullies
would not have been made, for the wa
tor carried off by the path would be a
small quantity as compared with a path
across rows, and as soon as the path gets
narrow on account of too much travel or
water, the cattle will mako another by
its side, and the old path will soon be
come covered with grass and gradually
fill up. I have counted as high as
twenty paths side by side, the older
ones almost entirely filled up. Where
the rows are leveled, the water spreads
evenly over the surface of the soil and
seeks the intervening sinks or. depres
sions between the hills or ridges at a
place much lower down than it would if
the land was graded and in rows.-Cor.
HERE AND THERE.
-There are no good reasons but lack
of knowledge and skill why every pound
of butter made in the country might not
be prime, if not fancy.
-Whenever you find a man's name on
a package of fruit that is invariably
honestly packed, that name will be
worth a good deal of money to its owner.
-Linseed-meal should be used reg
ular for all classes of stock. It is not
only nutritious, but serves to regulate
the bowels and aid digestion.
-Many abandoned farms have been
abandoned because they were too large
to be profitably cultivated. Itis seldom
that a small farm is abandoned.
-The Secretary of Agricul'.mre esti
mates the number of cows in the conn
try, including those in towis and vil
lages, at 10,000,000, and the currfnt
year's butter produot.at 1,400,000,000
pounds.. The cheeseproducthe thegke,.
w41 Qh1WAp~r~~f OQO091Wgr90 iurq~ -.
PEOPLE IN THE PAPERS.
1T is said that Senator Chace is the
only Quaker now in public life at Wash- u
PRIncE BasstARcx is ambitious for his
son and is coaching him carefully for a
great public career.
Mr. GLADSTONE is writing a paper on
"The Impregnable Rock of Holy Script- a
ure," to be published next year.
A rPzE of a thousand francs has been s
awarded to Marion Crawford by the au- f
thorities of the French Exposition.
JAMEs Wnrrcon RErLEY, the bachelor
poet, is in receipt constantly of letters
from women who want to marry him.
BARON HAusSiAN, who recreated
Paris, has written his memoirs in four
volumes. He is a vigorous old man of 80.
Louis KossuTn declares vehemently
that he will not accept Italian or any
other citizenship, but will die as he has
lived, a Hungarian.
JOSEPH MULRATTx, who is known as 1
the champion liar of the country, is
really a very religious man and is super
intendent of a Sunday-school.
GENERAL ALGER is working up an elab
orate scheme to make an individual his
tory, as far as possible, of every man 1
who is now living who served in the war.
BnOWsoN HowARD is one of the best
informed men in the country on our late
civil war. In writing "Shenandoah" he
was obliged to make historical re
searches which have fitted him to be
come a historian. He is a great admirer
of Grant and Sherman. ...
IT is said that Edwin Booth is anli-
voterate smoker, indulging in cigars
and enormous pipes of tobacco. Mr.
Booth will smoke cigar after cigar and
pipe after pipe in perfect silence. In
fact, he dislikes to talk while enjoying
REV. DR. BARToL, who has just re- I
tired from the pulpit he has made fa- I
mous in Boston, is one of the richest
divines in the country. He made his
fortune by lucky investments in lands
along the Massachusetts coast at points
now popular as summer resorts.
M. EIFFEL'S last triumph is a port
able iron military bridge, which has
just been successfully exhibited to M.
Freycinet, the French Minister of War.
The bridge can be carried along with an
army, and is of iron altogether. It is
one hundred and twenty feet long, and
can be placed in position even in the
most difficult country in fifty-two hours.
Mut. WILLIAM MonRIs is undoubtedly
one of the most remarkable men in En
gland, and one of the busiest in London.
He is socialist, scientist, poet, essayist,
antiquarian, lecturer, designer, work
man, editor of the Commonweal, manu
facturer, with one factory out of Lon
don and more than one in it, merchant,
with a shop on Oxford street and also
on Union square, Now York.
Tni late John Gilbert, the actor, in
his will followed the example of Booth
and Barrett, and gave his theatrical
library and valuable collection of old
play-bills to the Players Club of New
York. Thp library, although not a large
one in numbers, nevertheless comprises
a fairly complete history of the Amer
ican stage up to date, and contains
many valuable works of reference.
Catarrhal Deafness-Hay Fever-A New
Sufferers are not generally aware that
these diseases are contagious, or that they
are due to the presence of living parasites
in the lining membrane of the nose and
eustachian tubes. Microscopic research
however, has proved this to be a fact, and
the result of this discovery is that a simple
remedy has been formulated whereby
Catarrh, Hay Fever and CatarrhalDeafness
are permanently cured in from one to three
simple applications made at home by the
patient once in two weeks.
N. B.-This treatment is not a snuff or an
ointment; both have been discarded by
reputable physicians as injurious. A pamph
let explaining ti.is new treatment is sent on
receipt of three cents in stamps to pay
postage by A. H. Dixon & Son, cor. of John
and King Street, Toronto, Canada.-ChrAa
Sufferers from Catarrhal troubles should
carefully read the abovero.
IT must be painful to a garl, especilly
when she means to say "Yes,' to hear a
stuttering man propose.-Somerville Jour
To Dispel Colds,
fHeadaches and Fevers, to cleanse the sys
tem effectually, yet gently, when costive or
bilious, or when the blood is impure or
sluggish, to permanently cure habitual
constipation, to awaken the kidneys and
liver to a healthy activity without irritating
or weakening them, use Syrup of Figs.
BnooiKLN can boast of having the largest
bread bakery in the world. It turns out
70,000 loaves of broad a day on an average.
Oregon, the Paradise of Farmners.
.1ild. equableclimate, certain and abundant
crops. Best fruit, grain, grass,stock country
in tne world. Full information free. Address
3regon Immigration Board.Portland,Oregon
APACUE CoUNTY, in Arizona, is larger than
the State of Massachusetts, yet it has ant
a single doctor within its borders:
Is iteconomy to save a few cents buying a
cheap soap or strong washing powder, and
lse dollars in ruined rotted clothes? If not,
use Dobbins' Electric Soap, white as snow,
and as prsa. Ask your grocer for it.
CLZATZs, a philsphilosopher, was a pugilist,
and ~lso supported himself at first by draw
ing water and carrrmg burden.
MOiEPY makes the man, but the man has
to, make the money frst.--Somerville Jour
MANY a man may double his physical
caplacity by strengthening his mind some
A eAx generally finds little difficulty in
getting half seas over when he makes free
use of the schooncr.-Troy Press.
Aaoxo the "millions" always irretriev
ably lost in great fires are those which
mark the difference between the first esti
mates and the adjustments.
THaE worst time to hand a man a tract on.
the sin of swearing is when he steals down
stairs in the stilly night and catches his too
in the upturned corner of zinc that lurks
near the fire-light's uncertain glow.-Phil
TnE retty typewriter handlcs the key of
the situation.-Drake's Magazine.
Tn collapse of a reil-estate boom only
means that the wind has been taken out of
the sales.-Binghamton Republican.
TnsnE is more than one kind of smoke
less powder that is fatal to the ranks of
A nonsE race by itself may be perfectly
innocent amusement-but whoever saw a
horso race not associatcd with some form
TnE girl who has relected a man never
reads his marriage notike two years after
w.rd without saying ts herself: "Poor fel
lowl I enlly hopoheo will be happy," and
all the time she knows she doesn't mean it
Oxs would naturally expect to find a
muggy atmosphere in a beer saloon,--Ter e
THE railroad engineer may not have
much style about him, but wealth and
fashion follow in his train.-r cik.
Tan soot-begrimed chimnee-sweep to is
"WIr need it be?" we say, and sigh
When loving mothers fade and die,
And leave the little ones whose feet
They hoped to guide in pathways sweet.
It need not be in many cases. All about
us women are dying daily whose lives
might have been saved. It seems to be a
wide-spread opinion that when a woman is
slowly fading away with the diseases which
grew out of female weaknesses and irregu
larities that there is no help for her. She
is doomed to death. But this is not true.
Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription is con
stantly restoring women afflicted with dis
eases of this class to health and happiness.
It is the only medicine for their ailments,
sold by druggists, under a posttivc guarintes
from the manufacturers of its giving satis
faction in every case, or money paid for it
will be refunded.
Dr. Pierce's Pellets the original and only
genuine Little Liver Pills; 25 cents a vial;
one a dose,
IT is no uncommon thing for a theatrical
star to complain of the support, while the
company retorts that the star ip insupport.
Novelties and Knowledge.
A new book of attractive reading, brim
ful of good things worth knowing and illus
trated, is just issued. It contains a large
collection of valuable autographs, excellent
receipts for plain dishes, humor in ryhme
and prose monthly calendars, and can be
had of all druggists and dealers, or, by
sending a two-cent stamp to the publishers.
An important feature of the work is its
offer of Free Music, which offer is sot forth
therein, and by procuring the book, at once,
any one can be supplied with a choice selec
tion. The little volume is the St. Jacobs
Oil Calendar for 18S-90, published by The
Charles A. Vogcler Company Baltimore,
Md. It is fully the equal of any of its
predecessors in the interest of the Great
Remedy for Pain, St Jacobi Oil, whose
virtues never abate, and whose popularity
never wanes. The demand for both book
and medicine is very great
:rib~ues, the widow of the late Emperor
ofGermany, is 77 ye. r, of age. The married
life of the imperor and Empress extended
througn a period of fifty-nine years.
Consumption Surely Cured.
To 'ra EDITOR:-Please inform your
readers that I have a positive remedy" for
the above named disease. By its timely
use thousands of hopeless cases have been
permanently cured. I shall be glad to send
two bottles of my remedy rhaS to any of
your readers who have consumption if they
will send me their express and post-office
address. Respectfully T. A Socux, M. C.,
181 Pearl street. New York.
To nanova the shiny look from black
clothes wash well, then dip black cloth in
hot tea and coffee, equal parts of each, and
I' 1860, Henry Goethe, of Beaufort, 8. C.,
wrote Dr. Shallenberger:
"I regard your Antidote a specific for
chills and fever. It was used on the
Charleston & Savannah B. Road last sum
mer and autumn in the most sickly region,
and under the most trying circumstances.
Outof one gang of negro operatives,fifty
were stricken down with chills and fever,
and every one recovered by the timely use
of Shallenberger's Antidote. You possess
the o GREATET MEDICINE 1N TLE WORLD."
IT is estimated that the Paris Exposition
tNis year has caused nearly $150.000,000 of
American money to be dropped in Europe.
ALL disorders caused by a bilious state of
the system can be cured by using Carter's
Little Liver Pills. No pain, griping or dis
comfort attending their use. Try them.
Fiouxss in the arithmetic do not lie; but
the figures in a cook book sometimes repre
sent indeterminate Quantities.
TiOAT DISEASES commence with a Cough,
Cold or Sore Throat. "Bhron's Bronchial
Troches" give immediate relief. Sold otly
in boxes. Price 25 ct.
TaE losses in Pennsylvania alone, from the
floods of May 30 to June 1, amounted to 180,
000,000 and 0,500 lives.
A Doss in Time Saves Nine of Hale's
Honey of Horehound and Tar for coughs.
Pike's Toothache Drops Cureinone minute.
Axtasmx, the author of "Pleasures of
Imagination," was the son of a bttcher in
To nEOUmATe the stomach,liver and bowels,
and promote digestion, take one of Carter's
Little Liver Pills every night. Try them.
Tax introduction of the electric light has
caused a marked diminution of crime in
_I afflicted with Sore Eyes use Dr. Isaac
Thompson's Eye Water. Druggists sell it. 23e
Miss .'&NOLD, sister of Mrs. Humphrey
Ward, is the original of Rose In "Robort
A CmncAoo druggist retailed over 100,000
"Tansill's Punch' . c. Cigars in four months.
BalsRDn MATT'nsws averages an annual
income from literature of about $8,000.
BEST, easiest to useand cheapest. Pise's
Remedy for Catarrh. By druggists. 250.
CHArLEs DODLEY ArE~BE is ald $1,200
for hls department in Harper's Magazirne.
I was troubled so baidly with rheumatism In my
right shoulder and jointsof my leg as not to be able
to walk. I took HIood's Sarsaparlla, and now I
don't feool any aches or pains anywhere. I sell
newspapers rightin the middle of the street every
day in the year,. and have been doing so for 6 years,
and standing on the cold stones ain't no piolnio, I
can tell you. And if Hood's Sarsaparilla oured:me
it certainly ought to be good for those peoplenpo
don't stand on the cold stones. I can be seen every
day in the year at corner Tottpklns and DeKslb
Avenues. WILLIAM W. IIOwARD, Brooklyn, N. Y.
Sold by all druggists. $1; sr for St. Prepared only
by C. I HOOD & C00., Apothecaries, Lowell, Mas.
100 Doses One Dollar
o0LD MEDAl, PARIS, 1878,
W. BAKER &.CO.'S
I. a boeleeeiy jure slid
are used in ts yreparation. It hlu
more tha three me the stregth of
Ceeoa mixed with Starch, Arrowroot
or Sugar, sad Is therefore far more
&onemical, cnoda its them ess etM
e cap. It is delleous, soerishlag,
Irengheuling, EAasvr DIoursvr
sad admirably dspted fir lnvavsl,
asu veil us for persons in heslth.
Sold by Grocers everywhere.
W,BAKUR & CO.Doititer, Mas
JOSEPH H. lHUNT ER
PISO'S REMEDY FOR CATARRH.l-Best Easiest
to use. Cheapest. Relicf is immediate. A cure is
certain. For Coldintho eadiithas noequal.
It is an Ointment, of which a small partlcle is app
to the nostrils. Price,0e. Sold by druggists or
by mail. Address, L T. HnLT , Wa. n, Pa.
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CURED OF SICK HEADACHE.
W. D. Edwards, Palmnyra. O., writes s
6*I have been a great sufferer from
Costiveness nnd Sick Ileadache, and
have tried many medicines, but
o the only one tha lgare tue relief. I
tlnd that one pill sacts better than
three of any other kinds, and does not
weaken or gripe." Eiegantl_ augar
coated. Dose small. Price, centls.
Office, 44 Murray Street, New York.
Salvation Oil r 1noy.
MADE WITH BOILING WATER.
MADE WITH BOILING MILK.
er'wAxR Tail PaPsaenry a rm rewoa -
i CURE FITS.
When I ay cure I do not mea n merely to top the
for time nd then h a them return n. I men
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cr. Bend a meonef o ntrhati nd FreedBotadt eo
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COLD in H.EAD.
r -diel e. I hemadete dieae o- IS
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Apply Balmintoeao the str
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