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THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON. D. C, JANUARY 14, 1882.
THE HARVEST CALL.
BY WILLIAM H. BURLEIGH.
Abide not in the Realm of Dreams,
Oh man, however fair it seems,
Where drowsy aire thy powers repress
In languor of sweet idleness.
Nor linger in the misty Post,
Entranced in visions vague and vast;
But with clear eye the Present scan,
And hear the call of God and man.
That call, though many-voiced, is one
"With mighty meaning in each tone ;
Through sob and laughter, shriek and prayer,
Its summons meets thee everywhere.
Think not in sleep to fold thy hands,
Forgetful of thy Lord'6 commands;
Prom Duty's claims no life Is free
Behold, To-day hath need of thoe !
Look up ! the wide extended plain
Is billowy with the ripened grain,
And on the summer winds are rolled
Its waves of emerald and gold.
Thrust in thy sickle ! nor delay
The work that calls for thee to-day ;
To-morrow, if it come, will bear
.Its own demands of toll and care.
The present hour allots thy task !
For present strength and patience ask,
And trust His love whose sure supplies
Meet all thy needs as they arise.
Lo ! the broad fields with harvests white
Thy hands to strenuous toil invite;
And he who labors and believes
Shall reap reward of ample sheaves.
Up, for the time is short! and soon
The morning sun will climb to noon ;
Up! ero the herds, with trampling feet,
Outrunning thine, sliall spoil the wheat.
While the day lingers do thy best !
Full soon the night will bring its rest ;
And, duty done, that rest shall be
Full of beatitudes to thee.
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Pyrethrum as ax Insecticide (concluded).
o. The Tea or Decoction. Professor E. W. Hil
gard of Berkeley, Cal., is the only one who has
experimented with Pyrethrum in this form,
and expresses himself most favorably as to the
result. He says :
" I think, from my experiments, that the tea or
infwtion prepared from the flowers (which need,
not be ground up for the purpose) is the most
convenient and efficacious form of using this in
secticide in the open air; provided that it is
used at times when the icater will not evaporate too
rapidly, and that it is applied3 not by pouring
over in a stream, or even in drops, but in the form
of a spray from a syringe with fine holes in its
rose. In this case, the fluid will reach the insect
despite of its water-shedding surfaces, hair, etc.,
and stay long enough to kill. Thus applied, I
found it to be efficient even against the armored
scale-bug of the orange and lemon, which fall off
in the course of two or three days after the appli
cation, while the young brood is almost instantly
destroyed. As the flower tea, unlike whale soap
and other washes, leaves the leaves perfectly
clean, and does not injure even the most tender
growth, it is preferable on that score alone ; and
in tne future it can hardly fail also to be the
cheaper of the two. This is the more likely, as
the tea made of the leaves and stems has similar,
although considerably weaker, effects; and if the
farmer or fruit grower were to grow the plants, he
would save all the expense of harvesting and grind
ing the flower-heads, by simply using the header,
curing the upper stems, leaves, and flower-heads
altogether, as he would hops, making the tea of i
this material by the hogshead, and distributing I
it from a cart through a syringe. It should be
diligently kept in mind, that the least amount of !
boiling will seriously injure the strength of this !
tea, which should be made with briskly boiling
water, but then simply covered over closely, so as
to allow of as little evaporation as possible. The
details of its most economical and effectual use
on the large scale remains, of course, to be work
ed out by practice."
The method of applying Pyrethrum in either
of the three last-mentioned forms is evidently
far more economical in the open field and on a
large scale than the application of the dry pow
der, and, moreover, gives us more chance of reach
ing every insect living upon the plant to which
the fluid is applied. The relative merits of the
three methods can be established only by future
experience. Prof. C. V. Riley.
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Experiments with Pyrethrum. We find,
in a late issue of the American Wine a-nd Grape
Grower, a paper by Prof. A. J. Cook, recording
some experiments in destroying insects with the
California Pyrethrum powder, or Buhach, from
which the following extract is taken.
"I mixed the powder with flour, one part to
twenty, and found that it was still potent to kill.
I also mixed it one tablespoonful to two gallons
of water, and found it still better than when ap
plied in the dry form, its application being more
perfect; actual contact of the powder with the
insect is all important, quantity seems not to
matter so much. I found it efficient in destroy
ing the larva4 and imagos of the Colorado potato
beetles, the caterpillars of the cabbage-butterfly,
plant-lice, house-flies, and mosquitoes, and only
found it to fail (and the failure here was only 1
partial) in the case of squash-bugs.
In the case of the potato-beetles and cabbage-
caterpillers, I found it equally effective to
destroy them whether applied while they were
on the plants or in a box, provided the powder
actually touched them. It was tried on the cabbage-caterpillars
in September, when the cabbages
were well grown, and the caterpillers, many of
them, nearly full grown,and I was surprised atthe
very large proportion of the ' worm ' which were
killed. By sprinkling the liquid mixture upon
plant-lice, the insects soon dropped paralyzed
from the plants. By simply blowing a small
portion of the powder through a hand-bellows,
into a room containing mosquitoes or house-flies,
the pests were brought to the floor in a short
time. By throwing the dust into a room late in
the erening, the flies could be swept from the
floor in the morning. I feel certain that by clos
ing the poultry-house and filling it with the
powdery dust, it would be cleared of poultry
vermin. I feel equally certain that by dusting
among the feathers and hairs of our domestic
animals, we could destroy the various species of
lice. In fact, I am quite sanguine that this will
prove a ready means for the destruction of nearly
all our noxious insects, where the powder can be
actually brought in contact with them."
Pablor Plants and their Management.
There are not many fine flowering plants which
will grow and bloom in perfection in the common
atmosphere of a dwelling-room ; the air is too dry,
and it is not consistentwith comfort to keep the
air saturated with moisture even were it practi
cable to do so. Parlors are usually warm enough
for plant growth, and there need be no difficulty
in keeping the soil as wet as is necessary, but al
though everything that skill and care can suggest
may be judiciously applied, yet the want of a
proper degree of moisture in the air will go far
towards counteracting all other efforts to induce
a satisfactory growth in most flowering plants.
But the plants which suffer most are those
having the largest leaves, because they present a
greater surface for evaporation than smaller Mi
aged plants : hence it is judicious to select the
latter, as far as they are desirable for parlor cul
ture, as being more likely to remain healthy un
der the circumstances. Undoubtedly the best
arrangement for parlor plants is that of provid
ing a deep bay window for their accommodation,
which can be isolated from the room proper by
sliding sashes on a line with the walls of the
room, so that when the sashes are closed a cabi
net will be provided for the plants, the atmos
phere of which can be kept in a condition more
congenial to vegetable health, and tfoe plants still
be conveniently enjoyable as parlor ornaments.
In the absence of any special provision as above,
a selection of plants may be made which require
only a minimum amount of water in the air.
Such, for example, are the smaller forms of the
Cactus family, many of which are novel and in
teresting plants, with handsome, and sometimes
showy flowers. The night-blooming Cereus does
well in a room, although not so well adapted as
some others, on account of its lengthened stems
and the space they occupy. The flat stemmed
Epyphyllums, or Crab Cactus, as they are
sometimes called, make fine parlor plant5?, and
bloom profusely with ordinary care.
There are various species of Oxalis, or wood
sorrel, which are exceedingly well adapted for
parlor culture; they are usually very prolific in
flowers ; they are mostly tuberous rooted, and the
leaves indicate maturity of the bulbs by turning
yellow and fading ; they can then be set out in the
garden, and again lifted and placed in the pots
towards the fall. Among the best flowering
kinds may be mentioned Oxalis Boiceii, Oxalis
versicolor, Oxalis rosea, and Oxalis flava.
The Cyclamen Persicum is now a popular winter
flowering plant. Of late years many fine varie
ties of this species have been produced, some of
them having a delightful fragrance. They nat
urally flower during winter and early spring.
After the bloom fades, theleaves will continue to
grow, and about the end of May they can be set
out in the border; when the weather becomes
warm and dry the leaves will fade and drop.
About the end of August the leaves will again
appear, when the bulbs should be carefully lifted,
placed in pots, and taken into the house, where
they will continue to grow and again flower in
One of the best parlor plants for winter flowers
is the Chinese primrose, especially the varieties
which have double flowers ; they are exceedingly
floriferous and keep in bloom for months. They
are somewhat difficult to preserve during the
summer, but will generally succeed when set in
a shaded position, keeping them in the pots, and
watered only when very dry. They require to
be watered with care at all times. If kept too wet
tne stems will decay, hence the soil for them
should be of a porous character, and the drainage
in the pots should be perfect, so that when water
is given the surplus will readily run off. The sin
gle varieties are best managed when treated as
annuals ; that is, a supply of young plants being
raised from seeds which are sown in the fall.
Cinchona Culture. It is estimated that
there are now in cultivation 74,000,000 Cinchona
trees, exclusive of any that may be grown in
South America where the trees are native.
These occupy ,52,850 acres, and of these 10,000
acres are under cultivation in India, 33,000 acres
in Ceylon, 8,000 acres in Java, and 800 acres in
Jamaica, with smaller areas in St. Helena, and in
other parts of the world.
It is stated as a practical fact that barks grown
at low elevations contain less quinine and more
cinchonine than those at high elevations, and
that the quicker a tree grows the more quinine
and the less cinchonidin will be found.
The total consumption of bark is estimated at
Value of Muck. The contradictory views
which prevail in regard to the value of muck as
a fertilizer, may be harmonized by the applica
tion of science. One farmer declares that he has
grown rich simply by the liberal application of
muck to his farm. Another asserts that he has
tried muck on his land, and found it worthless.
A third says that he has nearly ruined his farm by
its use. Although different kinds of muck are
usually much alike in their general aspect, their
chemical composition is often very different. In
one case the muck may have originated from the
decay of a mass of forest-leaves only, and must,
of course, be very rich. In another, it may have
been formed from the decomposition of mosses
and sedges, which contain elements of much les3
value; or it may consist largely of sand, and,
therefore, be comparatively worthless. In the
third case it may be impregnated with protoxide
of iron, which is a deadly poison to vegetation.
All muck should not, therefore, be discarded at
once, but its elements should be ascertained, and
a fair trial be made before it is condemned.
Depth for Planting Seeds. Xo rules of
universal application can be given as to the proper
depth at which seed can bo planted. In dry,
sandy soils, situated in dry climates, a deeper
covering is required than would be judicious un
der opposite conditions. For example, it has
been shown that peas continue longer in bearing
condition, on sandy soils, when sown at a depth
of six inches than they do when placed nearer
the surface; and it is said that the Indians upon
the table-lands of the Colorado plant corn teu to
twelve inches below the surface, with best results ;
but, if planted with only one or two inches of cov
ering, the crop fails. Seeds also vary in their
ability to penetrate depths of soil in germinating.
Leguminous seeds, and some of the largest seeding
gramineaj can be planted deeper than those of a
Plant Growth. In a paper lately published
by Koppen, on the relation of conditions of heat
to the phenomena of growth in plants, the con
clusion is reached that variations of temperature
are in all cases prejudicial to the growth of the
germ, even when amounting to a few degrees
only, the germination proceeding more rapidly
at a low but uniform temperature than at a higher
one subject to variation. A nearly uniform
spring temperature with a cloudy sky, is indicated
as more favorable to rapid development of vege
tation than an alternation of hot days and cool
nights, the mean temperature in each case being
Rotation of Crops and Manures. In sum
ming up the advantages of a systematic rotation
of crops, the supply of manure that can be
obtained in the residual produce of the feed pro
vided for animals in the course of cropping, and
the ultimate profits that may be derived from the
manure when applied to the soil, must not escape
attention, as they are matters of great practical
importance. From the wide variations observed
in the action of farmyard manures on different
soils, we cannot decide upon any standard that
will enable us to determine their absolute value
in promoting the growth of crops in any given
case. For example, a dressing of manure on a
heavy soil would not produce precisely the same
results that would be obtained by the same ma
nure on a light soil, and the different effects ob
served in the two cases would be still further
complicated by variations arising from peculiari
ties of seasons. The direct method of experi
mentation for determining the absolute value of
manures, which would at first sight be suggested,
cannot, therefore, from the complex conditions
involved, be applied with any prospect of suc
cess It will be readily seen from what has already
been presented, that a variety of crops grown in
succession will tend to economize the elements
of fertility in the soil, so that the greatest aggre
gate return for natural productiveness, or for ma
nures applied would be obtained; while the con
tinuous growth of a single crop would result in
the waste of some of the valuable constituents
of the soil which are not in a form available for
it, but which could be made use of by other crops.
Dr. Miles, in American Agriculturist for Janu
ary. According to the census taken in April last the
population of England and Wales is 25,968,286,
against 22,712,266 in 1871, and 17,927,009,in 1851.
The increase from 1851 to 1881 is therefore 8,041,
277, or 44.8 per cent. In London the population
is at present 3,814,571, against 3,254,260 in 1S71,
and 2,362,236 in 1851. This shows an increase of
1,452,335 since 1851, or 61.48 per cent. This city
of London will doubtless have a population of
four millons before the end of 1884.
The standard passenger-car upon Western roads
is 15 feet high and 10 feet 3 inches wide. The
widest car that can get through some of the
bridges and tunnels between New England and
the West is ten feet. It is claimed that the extra
3 inches gives more commodious seats and berths.
The following recipe is given to remove ink
stains: Take of muriate of tin two parts; water,
four parts. To be applied with a soft brush, after
which the paper must be passed through cold
In Ireland the only fuel known is peat, the
Esquimaux use oil for fuel, in Asia grass is burn
ed, in Arabia camel chips, and people who live
along the shores of Nova Scotia burn the antlers
of the moose.
Mr. C. J. Allport, of London, proposes to use as
bestos for making the joints of moulds for cast
ing steel and other metals under pressure. The
method of accomplishing it is to either use strips
or rings of asbestos, millboard, or asbestos fibre
made into a gaskin between the bottom of the
ingot mould and the bottom upon which it stands,
and the lid and the top of the mould, and if the
mould is made into more than one piece, between
the joints of the different pieces.
THE VOICE OF YESTERDAY.
The wind blows east, the wind blows west,
And the snow is lightly falling;
The snow flies east, the snow flies west,
To the fond old year recalling :
" Harden thy heart, the hour is near
When thou must part forever
From all the loves to thee so dear,
From all the merry weather."
The snow falls soft, the snow falls slow,
Its little crystals linger;
And passing rifts of sunny glow
Whisper tho spring-time nearer.
And hearts may break and flowers die,
And old years pass forever
Into a cold eternity,
The great sun dieth never.
And hearts sluill rise, and snows shall cease,
And birds shall sing forever
The little Christ-Child bring it, peace
And patience ever, ever.
A CRANK'S EPISTLE FROM MICHIGAN.
Mr. Scoville recently received a box by ex
press and consigned it to the back yard as dyna
mite. The receipt of the following letter enclos
ing a one dollar Canada bill caused him to inves
tigate the condemned box, and therefrom he drew
the " thirty pieces of silver." The letter is pub
lished precisely as written.
Grand Rapids, Mich.
Dec. 4th 1881
To the Honorable Georgo Scoville
as Mr Gniteau has appealed to the people for
money, and as I am one of tho sands of this Re
public I take pleasure in sending thirty pieces of
silver as it isn't needed any longer for a Potters
field. Mr. Guiteau wounded our President in
the house of his friends; but malpractic killed
him. Gods Kingdom is a Political Kingdom. It
was a Political necessity that Cain removed AbeL
It was a Political necessity that David slew Go
liah; It was a Political necessity that he put
Darius in front of the battle that he might get
his wife. It was a political necessity which caus
ed the Jews to remove Jesus. It was a political
necessity that Abraham Lincoln was removed.
And it was a Political necessity that our darling
President Garfield was removed.
I represent the poor widow, of whom Christ
spoke, who gave of her living, and it was counted
more than all the rich men gave. I went to-day
to the bank, with my lamp burning, and changed
a bill for thirty pieces of silver. I told them what
I wanted the pieces for. I never done anything
in my life I was ashamed of. Christ said when he
was in prison they visited him, when he was
hungry they fed him. And they said, Lord
when we saw you thus and he answered Even as
you have done it unto one of the least of these
my brethren ye have done it unto me. The na
tion looks upon Mr. Guiteau as one of the least,
Nevertheless he is my brother Tho' I'm not in
court with you I sit in my sanctuary every night
and plead his cause with the Almighty.
I done the same for the President, and God
spared his life for eleven weeks. I was shown he
should die outside of the camp.
The day he was inaugerated I put a Stove-pipe
hat upno my head with two crowns of gold about
it and rode thro the city of Grand Rapids.
While riding I was shown he would be wounded
in the house of his friends : These crowns con
sisted f 12-5 dollar gold pieces and 12-10 dollar
gold pieces with rings attached to the edge. A
20 dollar piece at the front of the hut and one
also at the back. The 24 pieces represented 24
elders in revelations, and the two 20 dollar r-old
pieces, at the front and back,represen e one
street And this United States is the Jernsrtlem
of old in Christs time.
And we know the doom of the old er.usalem,
was, for we are hastening to a kinjy reign,
and Gen. Grant is the Lion of the trip e o Juda
but he couldn't be president ab this; m dor we
had to have a saciifice. Th e Jews sa n. tcetl one
of the best men who ever lived. Nowiwe Gen
tiles have sacrificed the best man rvr age.
And all those who have had any hate or dissatis
faction with President Garfield have furnished
material for his removal. I would like to tell
that Hon. Court why these things weue a polit
Ill express this money to you ill the morning
for Mr. Guiteau, God Almighty wfll direct him
how to use the money.
Mrs. E. H. Olcott, or
The woman with ftie burning lamp
Dec 13th Mr. Scoville, I have been out of
health since writing the above; consequently
have not sent the money I have been in sorrow
and poor health ever since the 4th of March in
in view of the calamities that were coming upon
us as a nation. The Jews asked that Barrabas
be released & Jesus sacrificed. "We as a nation,
say Guiteau is a murderer. Now I in the name
of the nation ask for the release of Guiteau, lest
his blood shall be upon us and our children. I
represent Rachel weeping for her children be
cause they are not. May the Hon. Court consider
well what they are doing for it affects the whole
nation. It will be well to consider the case of
Cain. The man who killed Cain was to receive
seven fold greater punishment. Lamech who
acknowledged he had slain a man to his wound
ing and a young man to his hurt ; and if Cain
was avenged seven fold, he should be avenged
seventy and seven fold.
Christ in His beautiful lessons told us to for
give seventy times seven. And when he was
upon the cross he said "Father forgive them for
they know not what they do." And could Pres
ident Garfield speak from the tomb to-day : he
would say Slay not that man.
And I believe the love I had to our President
while living, and his beautiful wife and children
causes me to make this appeal. God is resurrect
ing the Jews from every nation under heaven,
and bringing them to this Nation. Now we as
Gentiles profess to believe in this Jesus whom
the Jews rejected, and what a leson this is that
we are clamoring for blood as they did with
Mr. Gniteau could no more help wounding
President Garfield than President Garfield could
help being wounded. If hanging & shooting &
lynching is a benefit to our nation why is it that
crime increases instead of decreasing.
May God keep me from having any hate to any
living being on this earth.
I will enclose the widow's mite One dollar for
your kind efforts in behalf of the least man upon
the earth. As the nation looks upon him I am
glad that I have learned from the Prophets and
Christ's teachings that what is highly esteemed
among men is abomination in the sight of God.
Should you and your wife pass through here, I
would like very much to have you call and see
me; as there is much I would like to say to you.
Please let Mr. Guiteau read this letter, for I am
as one in bonds with him.
Mrs. E. H. Olcott
.'07 North Prospect st
Grand Rapids, Mich
A glass of hot milk is an immense stimulant
for a person fatigued either by menial or physical
exertion. Milk heated to above 100 Fahrenheit
loses while hot much of its sweetness and density.
This Claim House Estab
lished in 18651
GEORGE E. LEMON,
OFFICES, GW Fifteenth St.. (Citizens' Katlonal Bank,)
WASHINGTON, . C.
P. O. Drawer 325.
If wounded, injured, or have contracted any disease,
Iwwever slight the disability, apply at nee. Thousands
Widows, minor children, dependent mothers, fathers,
ami minor brothers and sisters, iri tho order named, are
War of 1812.
All surviving officers and soldiers of this war, whether
in the Military or Naval service of the United States, who
served fourteen (11) days; or. if in a battle or skirmish,
for a less period, and the widows of such who have not
remarried, are entitled to a pension of eight dollars a
month. Proof of loyalty is no longer required in these
Increase of Pensions.
Pension laws are more liberal now than formerly, and
maivy are now entitled to a higher rate than they receive.
From and after January, 18S1, 1 shall make no charges
for my services in claims for increase of pension, where na
new disability is alleged, unless successful in procuring
Restoration to Pension Roll.
ensionera wiie have been unjustly dropped from the
pensien roll, or whose names have been stricken there
from by reason of failure to draw their pension for a pe
riod of three years, or by reason of re-enlistment, may
have their pensions lenewed by corresponding with this
from one regiment or vessel and enlistment in another,
is not a bar to pension in cases where the wound, disease,
or injury was incurred while in the service of the United
States, and in the line of duty.
Survivors of all wars from 1790, to March 3, 1S55. and
certain heirs are entitled to one hundred and sixty acres
of land, if not already received. Soldiers of the late wax
JLand warrants purchased for cash at the highest msxr
kel rates, and assignments perfected.
Prisoners of War.
Ration money promptly collected.
Amounts due collected without unnecessary delay.
uch claims iannct be collected without the furlough.
Horses Lost in Service.
Claims o this character promptly attended to. Many
claims of tnis character have been erroneously rejected.
Correspondence in sucb cases is respectfully invited.
Bounty and Pay.
Collections promptly made.
Property taken by the Army in States'
not in Insurrection.
Claims of this character will receive special attention,
provided they were filed before January 1, 1SS0. If not
filed prior to that date they are barred by statute of limi
tation. In addition to the above we prosecute Military and
Naval claimsof every description, procure Patents,Trade
Mnrks, Copyrights, attend to business before the General
Lund Office and other bureaus of the Interior Depart
ment, and all the Departments of the Government
We invite correspondence from all interested, assuring
them of the utmost promptitude, energy, and thorough
ness in all matters intrusted to our hands.
GEORGE E. LEMON.
As this may reach the hands of some persons unac
quainted with this House, we append hereto, as speck
mens of the testimonials in our possession, copies of let
ters from several gentlemen of Political and Military
distinction, and widelv known throughout the Unltee
Belvtdebe, Iix., October 24, 1875.
I take great pleasure in recommending Captain GeobgjA
E. Lemon1, now of Washington, D. C, to all persons whe
may have claims to settle or other business to prosecut
before the Departments at Washington. I know him. to
be thoroughly qualified, well acquainted with the laws,
and with Department rules in all matters growing oul
of the late war, especially in the Paymaster's and Quar
termaster's Offices. I have had occasion to. employ him
for friends of mine, also, in the soliciting of Patents, sad
have found him very active, well-informed and success
ful. As a gallant officer during the war, and an hon
orable and successful practitioner, J recommend hm
strongly to all who mav need his services.
S. A. HURLBUT, M. C,
Fourth Congressional District, Illinois.
Late Major-Qeneral, U. S. Vol,
Citizens' National Bank,
Washington, D. C, January 17, 1879.
Captain George E. Lemon, attorney and agent for th
collection of war claims at "Washington city is a thor
ough, able, and exceedingly well-informed man of busi
ness, of high character, and entirely responsible. I be
lieve that the interests of all having war claims requiring
adjustment cannot be confided to safer hands.
JNO. A. J. CRESWELL,
W. F. ROACH,
House op Representatives,
Washington, D. C, MarcJi , 1S75.
From several years' acquaintance with Captain Georgs
E, Lemon of this city, I cheerfully commend him as s
gentleman of integrity and worth, and well qualified to
attend to the collection of Bounty and other claims
against the Government. His experience in that lin
give him superior advantages.
W. P. SPRAGUE, M. C,
Fifteenth District of Ohio.
JAS. D. STRAWBRIDGE, M. C,
Thirteenth District of Pennsylvania,
House of Representatives,
Washington, D. C, March 1, 187S.
We, the undersigned, having an acquaintance with
Captain George E. Lemon for the past few years, and a
knowledge of the systematic manner in which he con
ducts his extensive business and of his reliability for fail
and honorable dealings connected therewith, cheerfully
commend him to claimants generallv.
A. V. RICE, 'Chairman,
Committee on Invalid Pensions, House Reps.
W. F. SLEMONS, M. C,
Second District of Ark.
W. P. LYXDE, M. C,
Fourth District of Wis.
R. W. TOWNSHEND, M. C.
Nineteenth District ofIRt
-fi- Any person desiring information as to my stand
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