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THE FARM AXD HOUSEHOLD.
feed Corn. In A recent address on the subject of corn PiofonRor Btal lemnrked that tlip topmost ear win the bust for need. Of two fields, onu planted with sped taken lit random and the other selected in the field, the latter yielded as much Again as the former. Manure and cultivation may be thrown away on poor seed. The best time to cultivate corn is before planting. A shallow cultivation was recommended. Twenty-three ears of corn can be produced from one kernel by proper cultivation and the usn of the best seed a1 hiyh as twenty-five ewi. Smut is a great damage to corn, and smutty corn, and smutty corn is very in jurious to cattle. lUnnurlns the Garden. The cost of manuring a garden plot is so trifling and the result so satisfactory, it is a matter of wonder that those who desire a fair harvest of fruits or vege tables do not treat the soil a little more liberally in this respect. Before get ting seeds, plants, splittings or cuttings, get manure. Study the character of the ' soil and seek to give it the manure best calculated to enrich it, and there is nothing better than well-rotted stable manure. Let it be well worked into the soil. It is of little use to a gardener to throw it upon the ground and there leave it. Let there be as thorough pul verization as possible and then inter mixture of the manure, and the land will show its gratitude in the results. Destroying Insert. The practice of excluding young chickens from the garden, especially in midsummer, says an exchange, is bad both for the chickens and for the vege tables. The young chicks will not thrive in confinement as in freedom, and the growing plants are in a good measure protected from insects by the chickens. We have never succeeded better with young broods than by putting tliem, with the mother, in tho vegetable garden. The mother is confined iu a coop and the chickens have free access to her through tho slats. She follows her instinct in scratching over the ground under the coop for worms and grubs, and after a few days the coop i.i pushed along tho new soil. The chickens are regularly fed with scalded meal or boiled screenings. They supply themselves with animal food from the garden. The chickens are to small to do any harm to plants that are well started, and yet they pick up an immense numb'er of insects. The more highly the garden is manured tho more rapidly do insects multiply and the greater is the need of birds and fowls to keep them in check. Tho chickens can go underneath cucumbers, squashes, benns, tomatoes, etc., and pick tho eggs and worms from the underside of the loaves, where- they are generally found. They eagerly chase every moth and bug that flies, and if one alights within striking distance it is sure to be devoured. When the chickens are large enough to do in jury to the plants they aro easily removed to other quarters. The Weight offolln. It is impossible to determine the exact weight of any soil, as it varies according to its porosity, amount of water con tained, the per cent, of sand, gravel, clay, etc., present. No ono handi'ul or bushel of soil from a field is identical with any or every other like quantity. The following figures are from John son's " How Crops Feed:" J'ouhdx per cuhiefert. Dry saiul weighs aliout 110 Heavy clay weighs about 73 Half saud and t-lav weighs aliout '.Hi Hicli garden mold weigh about 7(1 Peat weighs about 30 to 50 A sandy soil which is spoken of as "light" is so because worked with greater ease than the " heavy" clay that weighs some thirty-live pounds less per cubic foot. The resistance offered by soils in tillage is more the result of ad hesiveness than of gravity." The specific gravity of a soil is its weight compared with the weight of an equal bulk of water. The water is taken as the stand ard of comparison, and its specific gravity (t-p. gr.) is called one (1). A cubic foot of water weighs (12 1-2 pounds. By comparing the weight of various soils with this their specific gravities are ob tained. Tho specific gravity of good agricultural soils is not far from 2. UK; that is, such soils are two and sixty eight hundredths times heavier than water. A cubic foot of it would weigh about 1G7 1-2 pounds. American Agri culturist. Vlniiihitr Vegetable Hi-ciU. It costs no more and the profits are double to cultivate a garden rich in choice small fruits and vegetables than one growing inferior and ordinary sorts. Too great care cannot bo exercised in procuring good seed of desirable variety and having it on hand in ample time to sow in season. A second serious con sideration is putting the seed in the ground at exactly tho proper time this is even more important in a garden than a field. Many seeds have delicate germs and if cold, wet weather succeeds their planting they rot in the ground. Lima beans, okra, cucumbers, melons, squash, pumpkins, etc., may be cited in instance of these tender kinds. On tho other hand, peas, radishes, lettuce, turnips, salsify, onions and beets will withstand the name conditions that destroy the first-mentioned vegetables nud there fore can be planted at an earlier date. A knowledge in respect to the correct season for sowing vegetables and secur ing a desirable succession of crops is all important to the market farmer, whose success depends on gaining highest prices with products that meet tho do mand for them in season. For instance, spinach, kale and other extra-early greens are very welcome until lettuce is large enough for the table; while lettuce in turn loses favor when early peas ap pear. Kadishes are valuable only dur ing the early season, there being little demand for them when cucumbers aro at hand. The depth to which seed is planted in the ground frequently determines its full development or its early destruc tion. The size of the seed controls to groat extent the size of its covering. There is an old rule which limits the depth of covering to twice the diame ter of the seed sown. This, like most other rules, is liable to exceptions, the a moment s consideration to see tnat a heavy soil which lies close to the seed admits of a lighter covering than does a shifting sandy one. Care exercised in gaining a rotation of crops exhaustive to the soil is advisable No two crops of a similar nature but beets, carrots and parsnips, should bo crown two veara in succession on the samo ground. The quantity of garden seeds required to plant a given space varies with the soil, location and character of the seed, so that only approximate figures can be given. In a general way it may be said that asparagus will from one ounce of seed produce 1,000 plants and requires a bed twelve feet square. One pii ri ot largo pole beans will plant 100 hills, while the same amount of small ones give 300 hills. One ounce of beet seed plants 150 feet of row. One ounce of cabbage seed produces 2,500 plants One ounce of carrot plants 150 feet of row. One ounce of cucumber is required for 150 hills. One onneo of lettuce seed produce" about 7,000 plants. One ounce of onion Reed is enough for 200 feet of row. One quart of peas will plant 120 feet of row. One ounce of radish seed is suflicient for 100 feet of row. For seventy-five hills of squash one ounce of seed is required. One ounce of tomato Bccd produces 2,500 plants and one ounce of watermelon seed is required for fifty hills. Reoloon. Potato riE One pound mashed po tatoes, rubbed through a colander; one half pound butter, creamed with sugar: six eggs, white and yolks separately; one lemon, squeezed into the potato "while hot; one cupful milk, ono teaspoonl'ul of nntmog and the same of moee; two cnpfuls white sugar; bake in open shells of paste; to be eaten cold. Milk Lemonade. Loaf sugar, one and a half pounds, dissolved in a quart of boiling water, with half a pint of lemon juice, and one and a half pints of milk. This makes a capital summer beverage. Rolii Jelly Cake. Four eggs, one cup of sugar, ono cup of flour, ono tea spoonful of baking powder, a pinch of salt. Mix all well together and roll out on long tins s soon as baked, spread over anj jelly uud roll up immediately. Swef.t Apple Prnrrso. Ono quart of scalded milk, half pint of Indian meal, cup of molasses, spoonful of salt, sweet apples. Mix these all together, and cut the apples (paved) in small pieces and stir in. Bake not less thau nn hour iu a moderate oven. IIoiiNeliolit II Into. Good flour ir. not tested by its color. White flour may not be the best. Tho test of good flour is the amount of water it absorbs. In cooking a fowl, to ascertain whether it is done, put the skewer into the breast, and if the breast is tender the fowl is done. Cutlets and steaks may be fried as well as broiled, but they must bo put in hot butter or lard. Tho grease is hot enough when it throws olY a blackish smoke. To wash red table linen use teiid j water, with a little powdered borax (borax sets the color); wash the linen i separately and quickly, using very little soup; rinse in tepid water containing a i little boiled starch; hang to dry in the I shade; iron when almost dry. j Single cream is cream that has stood j on the milk for twelve hours. It is j the best for tea and coffee. Double I cream stands on its milk twenty-four hours, and cream for butter frequently I stands for forty-eight hours. Cream : that is to be whipped should not be but i ercieam, lest in whipping it change to i butter. The World Cumin;? to an End. Something like fifty years ago Uncle Eli and Aunt Buth, a good old couple jogging on along life's downward way, retired to rest with no thoughts con cerning the end of the world in mind to destroy sleep, or even trouble them during the hours allotted to slumber. Aunt Ruth was a devout Episcopalian, Uuclo Eli an equally devout Methodist. It might have been midnight, when, for some unaccountable reason the fe male head of the house awoke. The bed stood facing two windows, out upon the village green, aud as her eyes un closed she beheld a sight that sent a thrill of fear quivering through every fiber of her being. The heavens were on file, and the stars were falling to eavtli like the waters of an il luminated Niagara. Aunt Kuth slid from the bed to her knees, while with one hand she groped for her prayer-book, the other hand being occupied with an attempt to awaken, by a series ol vigorous shakes, her consort, who yet slept and snored unconscious of the impending calami tv. "Daddy! daddy !"sho cried; "dadd'v, wake up; tho clay of judgment is come." The only response to her apneal was a f Accession of en ores, for which Uncle Eli was famous, and nn accession of terror on her part, lest the affair should happen before the sleeper could be aroused. "Oh, Lordy; have mercy. Daddy! daddy !" she again shrieked, this time administering a thorough shaking np; "Daddy, the world is on firo coming to an end pray, daddy, pray, tho day of judement's come !" "Ugh! eh?" grunted the only gentle man, only half awake. "Itutti, what's the" he never finished that sentence, for just then he caught a sight of the celestial pyrotechnical display, and with a single bound vaulted over the head of his alarmed partner, landing in the middle of the apartment. " Huth ! lluth ! whero's my breeches?" ho cried, as he pranced about in his thin aud by no means voluminous attire; " whore's my breeches, I say?" "Never mind your breeches, daddy; pray, daddy, pray," sobbed his terrified companion. "Torment you, Ruth," yelled Uncle Eli, awakening tho children who bIoi t on the next floor above; " torment you, lluth, whore's my breeches?" " Never mind your breeches, daddy ?" moaned Aunt Huth; "never mind your breeches, but tray, daddy, pray the day of judgment' come." But daddy did mind his breeches, and continued galloping about the oom, overturning chairs and tables, barking his snins and stumbling over everything within his circuit, hunting for them. Meantime Aunt Eut'i remained upon her knees, praying, or attempting to pray, and beseeching Uncle Eli to do likewise. At length, just as ho was passing hor for the twentieth timo, she caught him by his scanty garment and besought Lira: " Pray, daddy, pray; the day of judgment " " TormfLt you, liuth," he roared, as he broko away from her clutch; "tor ment you, Buth, I don't care if the day of judgment has come, I ain't agoing without my breeches !" Nor did he. lie found them about tho time the fireworks ceased, and the end of the world hadn't come, after all. The good old souls have long since passed away, but the story remains, and is told for the benefit of believers in Mother Bhipton's prophecy. If it has a moral they will be sure to find it. Bright and positive colors will not be in fashion except in small bits to give a dash of brightness to a costume. FACTS AND COMMENTS. Six members of the new United States Senate are not natives of the United States Farley, of California, Fair, ol Nevada, Jones, of Florida, and Scwell, of New Jersey, were born in Ireland; Jones, ot Nevada, in England, and Beck, of Kentucky, in Scotland. Bents in Chicago have advanced fifty per cent., while in Now York the ad vance is still greater. Street rents have quadrupled in many instances, until, as the Springfield Hepuhlican puts it, the room iu which a man makes his money costs more than the house in which he spends it. Small houses on dirty back streets cost 81,200 a year in New York, and rooms np four or five flights of stairs rent for $30 and $10 a month. The British consul at Philadelphia having informed his government that 700,000 hogs had died of triehime, in one year, and many persons killed by the same disease, and it appearing that only 400,000 died last year of all dis eases and only thirteen persons in fifteen years of trichina?, the British minister at Washington admits that the state ments of the British consul were " ex aggerated," but not entirely without foundation. The same, facetiously re marks the Detroit hree Press, might bo said of " Esop's Fables " orthe " Arabian Nights." Tho new prohibitory law of Kansas denies the use of wine at the sacrament, and renders preochers liable for its use. It compels every physician to take an oath not to prescribe any article into which alcohol enters unless it is neces sary for tho health of the patient, and every druggist to take a similar oath not to put up or sell any such article except by prescriptions, duly signed, by a practicing physician. Under this law no ono can liny spirits of enmphor, cologne or flavoring extracts except upon a physician's prescription. Tho advocates of cremation, as an economical and sanitary mode of dis posing of the dead, appear to be in creasing in number and confidence. It is now proposed to establish a crema tory in Brooklyn, a gentleman having tendered a plat of land there for that purpose. Steps have been taken to or ganize a society for the construction and operation of the crematory, with an as sociated society for collecting, collating aud publishing information in relation to cremation and its advantages. It is expected that the expense ot cremation may ultimately bo reduced as low as live dollars. Peace is far from the minds of the European powers, if we may judge by tho condition of things in the immense Krupp gun works in Germany. These factories are in a state of feverish activity. The numerous buildings have received more additions, the army of employes has been increased, and work is carried on day aud night. The next country to have an order filled is lioumania, for which 100 field guns, with complete accouterments, have been in process of manufacture. Greece will come next with 700 field pieces, com pletely equipped. Next in order is Sweden, with fifty field guns, Holland with 120, and Italy with 400 siege guns. " The people ask for a sign, and no sign shall be given unto them," cannot be said of the Chicago people. A firm there has just put up a sign costing 32,500, and the conceited Chicago folks claim that it is the most expensive sign ever put up in this country. It is 130 feet long and five and a half feet wide. It took 4,000 feet of lumber and 540 days' work to complete it. Four hun dred dollars worth of gold and $250 of metal ornaments were used in its con struction. Chicago is mistaken about its being the most expensive sigu. A New York man had a sign that fell one windy day and nearly killed a man. The owner of the sign had to pay 4,800 aud costs, which makes that sign the most expensive as tar as heard from: Tho foresters' department in the Brit ish East Indies is said to be the largest and best managed of any in the world. It is now proposed to bring one of the foresters from that country to superin tend the forests of Great Britain, and have arboriculture taught students there, as has long been done in France, Ger many and Switzerland. We wish, says the Rural yew Yorker, such a school could be established by the United States government. A lamentable de struction has long been going on in onr forests ever since tho settlement of the country. If they were annually thinned out ns needed, in a judicious way, in stead of being mercilessly slashed down by the wholesale; they would furnish all tho wood and timber we want, and still keep up the necessary growth from the younger trees forfutuie requirements. Fermentation is a process of nature going on all the time and producing a greater or less degreo of alcohol. The amount of alcohol produced by fer mentation in bread is scientifically demonstrable, though practically inap preciable; in the light wines it varies from fivo to ten per cent. In many of the wines it is quite sufficient to produce a certain degree of intoxication, the effect of the wine on the human body depending altogether upon the char acter and temperament of the person. A tingle glass will produce more effect on somo persons than a whole bottle on others. Distillation is a modern pro cess, by which the alcohol is extracted from the grape juice or other substance possessing it. The distilled liquors rum, gin, brandy, whisky and the like possess, therefore, a large amount of alcohol, reaching in brandy, for ex ample, fifty per cent., and sometimes more. The American Register, of Paris, boasts, and not without reason, adds the English journal, Land and Water, of the slow but sure manner in which American goods are forcing their way into and successfully competing in all foreign markets with European manu factures. "Our cotton goods, both heavy and fine, are rapidly taking the place of English. Our printing and wrapping paper is finding a ready sale in the East and West Indies, while even bank note and bond paper is in de mand in Italy, Austria and Spain. American cutlery is sold in Birmingham, our locks are supplanting those of Eng lish manufacture in English houses American jewelry is sold in Paris, and if we are not sending coals to Newcastle, London is talking of supplying her grates and furnaces with anthracite from Pennsylvania." English manufacturers must stir up and put their shoulders to the wheel, or m y will be nowhere in the race for wealth. As an illustration of the enormous in crease of the use of opium and morphia in the United States the following m tistics have a painful interest, uid it must be remembered that this is no es ceptional caso. In one of our large cit ies, containing twenty-five years ago a population of 67,000, the sales of opium and morphia reached 350 pounds and 375 ounces respectively, or about forty three grains of opium aud three grains of morphia yearly for each individual, if the consumption was averaged. Tho popu lation is now 91,000, and 3,500 pounds of opium and 5,500 ounces of morphia are sold annually. While the popular tion has increased fifty-nine per cent., the sale of opium has increased 800 per cent., and nioi-phin 1,100, or an average of 206 grains of opium and twenty-four grains of morphia to every iiihab itant. But there nre additional sales of from 400,000 to 600,000 pills of morphia, which would give us 170 ounces more of the drug. One fourth of the opium sold is consumed in its natural state, and three-fourths are made into opiates, the principal one being laudanum. The imports of opium into the United States for the years 1879 and 1880, tiding the thirtieth of June, were 533,451 pounds, valued at $2,736, COG. The Xew Arctic Expedition. The New York Herald says that "Com mander Cheyne, of the British royal navy,has offered Lieutenant Schwatka a position in tho Arctic expedition to sail from England next June. He ex pects also the co-operation of Lieuten ant Hoogoord, of the royal Danish navy, who will accompany it in the interests of Denmark. In England the pro posal meets with some popular favor, and it is intended that it shall be con ducted under private auspices, and nn trammeled by government orders. It is proposed, should the sum of 150,000 be secured, to send a vessel to St. Pat rick's boy, where the Alert of Nares' ex pedition wintered, and from there sur vey tho prospect of polar sledging by means of balloons, and if favorable cir cumstances aro found to exist, it is in tended to attempt the journey with the assistance of balloons. Other wise, the vessel will return down Smith sound and enter Wellington channel by way of Lancaster sound, passing up with the current that is believed to flow toward the north and east, to possible winter quarters in latitude eighty-four degrees north. From here polar ex plorations will be conducted by means of sledges and balloons, anil upon being released from ice in the fol lowing summer, tho vessel will pursue her course toward the northeast, pass ing as near tho pole as possible, and probably pass the second winter near latitude eighty-four degrees nortli, upon a meridian further to the east and about duo north of Greenland. Tho follow ing summer, upon breaking out from her winter quarters, sho will continue her homeward voyago to England, passing down the southerly current between Greenland and Spitzbergen. The plan seems to be nn excellent one, provided, iii the first place, Commander Cheyne can succeed in placing his vessel at St. Patrick's bay, or at latitude eighty-four degrees north, by way of Wellington channel. But ono vessel has ever yet reached St. Patrick's bay, and nono whatever has reached even latitude seventy-eight de grees north by way of Wellington chan nel. White House Callers. The expedients resorted to by the people who visit the White House to get a chance to speak to tho President are amusiug and ingenious, says a Washington correspondent. As the congressional visitors aro given the preference the unknown have to wait until there is a lull iu the stream of callers. But as they are apprehensive that their names will not be the open sesame to the President they write little messages on the cards beneath their names. One anxious writer sent in his card with the following message: "General, can you spare me five min utes?" Another, in addition to his name and address,, adds: "Formerly of Hiram college." The most ordinary message is the word " Respects" written in one corner. If the President was asked to give a definition of this word, it would be found to be one of the most comprehen sive words in the language. It means a shake of the hand, a request for an office from a consuhiteship to a clerk ship, a good word for a friend, a re quest for a temporary loan of money, for an autograph or photograph, and the thousand and one things which a President is supposed to have at his dis posal. Tho main point is to get at tho President. One ingenious visitor wrote as follows on his card: 'Called to pay his respects. Doesn't want any office ?" If the statement was a correct one he no doubt received a wami reception. When tho visitor happens to lie from tho President's State the word Ohio ap pears in very legible characters on the cord. The " Black Death." The terrible Oriental plague known as the " Black Death," that in former centuries caused such devastation in Europe, and that in 1874 made its re appearance in Tripolis after men had long ceased to fear tho visitations, is still alive, and has recently appeared in Armenia and on the boric ra of the Cespian sea. In 1870 it showed itself in Mesopotamia. In 1878 it crossed the boundary line of Itussia, and cases that were detected in Nishni-Novgorod, Moscow and other places, spread un easiness throughout all Europe. Ger many and Austria closed their bounda ries, and cut off all communication, railway as well as other, with the em pire of the czars. The dread disease did uot spread in Russia, and finally dissppeared from tht European domain, some cay on account ot the energetic sanitary and quarantine regulations of Loris Melikoff, others because the at mospherio cenditions happened to be unfavorable to its extension. But the Black Death has continued its work ever since, and has just given a sign of renewed activity by anj inflating a whole party of pilgrims from Mecca, and crossing the Euphrates to show it self once more in Mesopotomia. The Chinese are said to believe that tliA TMicnn vVtv fkniia vhn road tVlA RiVil become Christians is due to the stupefy. mg power of the ink, which takes away his reason and leaves bim ready to be- llAVO falcA UtlMnaa Wo IT"! 1 11 ITU 11 CTH 1 D wf the purchase of foreign books are fre- i . ii ; . . .l: quern in consequence 01 uua eupOTi tion. Philosophers aay that affairs should always be oonduetod with a view to the greatest good of the greatest nurjiber. Dr. Bull's Cough Byrup ha domootfhated itaalf to be of the great eat good to the greatest number of mlTerem, United States Senate Employes. Following is a list of the officers o f the Unit-d States Senate, with their salaries: Secretary of tho Senate,?4,500, and fnr compensation a a (lisliuisini, officer of salaries of Senators, $300; chief clerk, $3,000; principal clerk, principal executive clerk, minute and journal clerk, financial clerk, and en rolling clerk, $2,592 each; librarian and six clerks in the office of the secretary, $2,220 each; assistant librarian, $1,440; five clerks, $2,100 each; keeper of stationery, $2,102.40; assistant keeper of stiitionerv, $1,800; two messengers, $1,296 eacli; one assistant in the stotionery room, $1,000; chaplain, $900; secretary td theVice-Presiden t,$2, 1 02.40; messenger to the Vice-President's room, $1,410; clerk to the committee on appropriations, $2,500; assistant clerk to the committee on appropria tions, $1,600; clerk and stenographer to the committee on finance, $2,500; clerk of printing records, $2,220; clerks to the committees on claims, commerce, judi ciary, 1 rivate land claims, pensions, military affairs, postoflices and post roads, District of Columbia, naval affairs, library and census, $2,220 each; sergeant-at-arms and doorkeeper, $4,320; assistant doorkeeper, $2,592; acting assistant doorkeeper, $2,592; three messengers, acting as assistant door keepers, $1,800 each; clerk to. the sergeant-at-arms, $2,000; postmaster to the Senate, $2,250; assistant post master and mail carrier, $2,088; four mail carriers, $1,200 each; superintend ent of the document room, $2, 100; two assistants, $1,440 each; superintendent of the folding room, $2,1C0; one assist ant, $1,200; twenty-four messengers, $1,440 eaeh; messenger to the commit tee on appropriations, $1,410; messen ger in chargo of store room, $1,200; messenger to the official reporters' room, $1,200; chief engineer, $2,160; three assistant engineer, $1,440 each conductor of elevator, $1,200; eight skilled laborers, $1,000 each per annum; twenty-four clerks to committees, $0per uay uunng tue session. fClintcn (Io-va) Herald. " James Butler, Esq., Clerk of tht P.oxbury Carpet Co., Boston, Mass., einnloying cfjjht hundred hands, in i communication concerning tho ndmir able working of an article introduced into tho factory, says: Tho famous Ola German Remedy, St. Jacobs Oil, bat effected several cures among our men who havo been badly hurt in workinf in the factory, and they pronounco it i success every time. The Sponge Trade. A correspondent of tho Providence Preset, writing from Nassau, Bahamas, says: A very interesting feature of busi ness life hero in tho trade in sponges. Every day, except Saturday, the dock at tho foot of Parliament street, which is tho recognized mart for this branch of tra'lic, is thronged with gentleman buy ers of this product of the sea. The dock, which is some 300 feet long by thirty wide, is covered with sponges, put up in strings and arranged in lots, which are numbered and marked. Mr. Higgs, tho clerk of the market, having seen that each lot is duly labeled with its proper tag, makes out as many sched ules of the wholo as there are buyers, and furnishes each with a list. Upon this the gentleman, after a careful ex amination of the lots, makes his bids, and turns an the paper at tho close of tho market. The offers are then com pared, and tho highest bid takes the lot. The sale is absolute, upon five per cent, commission, and tho amount of business done in this way is quite large during the entire season. (Jacksou Daily Patriot.) , Happy Friends. Rev. F. M. Winburne, Pastor M. E. Church, Mexia, Texas, writes as follows Several months since I received t supply of St. Jacobs Oil. Retaining twe bottles, I distributed tho rest among friends. It is a most excellunt reined for pains and aches of various kintb especially neuralgia and rheumatu affections. The first locomotive entirely con structed west of tho Mississippi was re cently turned out by the car works at Topeka, Kansas. A I.ndi's WIkIi. " Oh, how I do wish my skin was as cloat and soft as your','" said n lady to her friend. " Von can easily make it so,'" answered tho friend. ' How inquired the first lady. "By using Hop Bitters, that mi'kej pure rich blooii and blooming health. It did it for me, as yoj observe." There aro 10,000 opium eaters in St. Louis and 15,000 in Chicago. THE -UAUKETS. ST.W YOUR. Boef Cattle Med. Nut. live wt. 11 fii Calves Boor to l'rinie Vi als. . "i , She-n 5 7 Lambs CVS 7 Hogs I jve (i (ii t; 1 j DrcsxoJ, city "i"r 7? a Flour l"x. State, (food to fancy i 00 (. (i ot)' Western, good to fanev. 5 0!) f.j fc 0:t Wheat No. a l!ed ',. 1 21'..; 1 S.0 No. 1 White 1 l'.'V- 1 2:1 Rye State 1 t,r. 1 mj liariey Two-rowed State 8:1 t fcO Corn I'ngi-adedWcsteni Mixed 57 j, SS Southern YuHo.v b:,' , 55'' Oats White State l(il.yi 5o' ' Mixed Western 41 O. !,j nay Medium to Prime, Tim'y 1 f'3 e) 1 2') Straw Ions I've, perewt 11) Ot 1 20 Hops State, lnsil lo OA 2:) l'ork Mess, old, for export... 15 10 fT;15 25 Lard City Steam 10 70 (. u) 75 Itetined 11 lii'-.ai 12'i 1'etroleuiQ Crude ''i-''0 7 llelinod ht'dti 8 Butter State Creamery. 1H iy a i Hairy " 10 (? 24 Western Int. Creamery 2.1 Or, 30 Factory 11 0 b 21 Cheese State Factory 'J'i'-i li'i Skims ." 5 (31 H Western 10 0 l'l Egg-.State and Penn 18 ( 18 Potatoes State, bbl Early Hose 2 00 2 ID BUFFALO. Steers Extra 5 35 (f 5 75 Lambs WcHtern 5 25 Or, 5 40 Sheep Western 5 fiO (j 5 25 Hogs, Good to Choice York ere. . fi 10 Or, 0 25 Flour C'v Ground, No. 1 Spring 5 25 Or, 5 73 Wheal N'o. 1. Hard Llulnth 125 On 1 23 Corn No. 2 Western. , 40 tni 40 Oats State i)7 or, as Harlcy Two-rowed State fcm on 68 BOSTON. BeefVWestorn Met 10 00 11.00 Hops Live., 6 (fj V-i Hoga City Iirctbed HJ ot H1' Pork Extra Prime per bbl . . . . 12 50 o)i 13 00 Flour Spring Wheat Patents.. 6 50 (rf) 8 00 Com Mixed and Yellow 61 (.j di Oat Extra White iVa0i 5ii Byo State 95 Or, I 00 Wool Washed Comb & Delaine 31 (ty 33 Unwashed " " 41 47 WATEKTOWN (MASS.) CATTLE MARKET. Beef Cattle Live weight Vird 6V Sheep fVt(a Lambs 6''ij VA Hogs !yt'is 6?l PHILADELPHIA. Flour Penn. good and fancy . . 4 STV.Ti 5 00 Wheat No. 2 lted 1 18V 1 18i Kye State 1 05 &4 1 05 Corn State Yellow &iVt 64' Oats Mixed W. Cutter Creamery Extra 8l' 7j 85 Cheese New York Full Cream. 13 ( 15 Petroleum Crude lA v Refined sig &' Dancing. ' Dancing is one of the oldest of recrea tions. Homer spouks of a new dauct invented by Dredulus for Ariadne. Thes eus was iu.modenitel.v fond of the reel or fnndat.go in which the arms move with the legs. The Normans revived rather than invented round dances in the twelfth century ; the Bohemians invented the redowa; tie Poles the polka, first danced in England in 1840 ; the Hungarians themazourka and galop. The cotillim owes its origin to the courtly Duo de Lnnzun, who, for his audacity in contracting a clandestine marriage with the "Grande Mademoi selle," was imprisoned for ten years by Louis XIV. To this now popular anil long-winded dance many figures were added by Marie Antoinette, and some more by the Empress Eugenie. Under the second empire the post of conduc tor of cotillions at the Tuileries balls was one of considerable social impor tance, and was long held by one of the emperor's equerries, the Marquis de Caux. Good fnr Tinkle. We are pleased to ay that our baby was per manently cured of a aorinns protracted irregu larity of tho bowels by tho no of Hop Hitters ly its mother, which nt the same time restored her to perfect hcilth and strength. Ihu Parents, University avenue, Hochcbtor N. Y. See another column. Every man's work pursued steadily tends to become an cud in itself; and so bridgo over the loveless chasm of his life. Hero In the Ti nt. Dizzino, uavwiii, desnondenoy, jaundice, lo;S of appetite, iiill.uumations, gravel, female dif.'aMCs and all rriuldei of the urinary organs and bladder are quieldy nud surely removed by Warner's Sato Kidney and Liver Cure. Kind words are bald-headed. They can never dy. Indiof.stil'S, livsrr.rsiA, nervous prostration and all forma of general debility relieved by taking Mi:ssmas;s Peptonized Ufkf Tunic, tho only preparation of beef containing its entire nutritious properties. It contains blood-malting, foree-generatiiiL'' nud life-sustaining properiie:- j is invaluable in all enfeebled conditions, whether thy reult of exhaustion, nervous prostration, overwork, or actio dijen.se, particularly if resulting from pulmonary compl.iiulH. t'aowell, Hazard i Co., proptietors, New fcoik. There U but om) way to euro bnldn'-si, and t.K.t i by iiMii-it' i:-t.iSR, a d.to.ljrbwJ oxtra-H of petr.deuin, tin n.it'.iml hair grower. Ai re-e.-ntly ii.ii'iv.ved, it is th n.ily dre.-i.-ing fur the hair thai cultured people will u-:o. Til Grctitert IINeovery of tho Age, For ovrr tliit t- -four DK. TOBIAS'S VKNUTIAN LINIMENT taa tieen warr.ilited to cure Crone, folic, SpRStns, liarrh.-:i and I: srntery, tnketi tiiterullv, ami Sure l"lire:it, P.iins in tLn I.imt.a, clirnntc ltlicmiiatixm. Old Sores. Pini!'l''K, 151. iti llCH niul Sweiliuus. cxter-I'MiT.-. ::U net u bnttle li;.r. (..-rll r. turned, luanv f;mi ili. s M liinn they woul.l net K-witheiit it even it h win tin ii Untie. Sold I,- dni;:L-ists at M5 and 30 -entM. llefot. 4'1 Murrav Ktrei-t. Kfw Ynrk. A GOOD FAMILY REMEDY STRICTLY PURE. 'Mr- ri'Idsermravlii represents the bum's In a iii-ultliy 9t;it? What tho Doctors Say! TT. FLKTt'HF.U, of Lexitiir'.m, Miownri, y. "I IV-('ellU!iel.t MHir If II 111 in ' in prelerell-e to aiij olii! r utfitieiue lorcoUKhs and colds." lilt. A. '. JOHNSON, of Mt. Vemnn, 111., write 01 o!ue Wdnd.Tlul cures of CouMitmut ion m lu i!ac by the ilro .ii "AIIoh'h l.llilyt HuImuiii." im. .1. n. TUltST.R, niomitsville, Ala., a pnwti.-int I'll1 t'iei i! at I went V-live e;ilv, rites: " It IK tli uem Tei'.ir;itieu iui-(.'iiiMimeti"n In tha world." For nil l)!ciiMrN of Ihp Tliront. T.nnir mid I'll! ioii- Or-.ri'M.,, it i ill be lotiud li imM eee!Ii-:it l.eiut-ilv. AS AN EXPECTORANT IT HAS NO EQUAL! it coNTAirjs r:o opium in any form i J. H. HARK3S & CO., Proprietors, CINCINNATI, O. For Sale by nil Dru&roiHts. M by VcKAKSON is HOliUIXS, N, w l.rlt. -fif meiubraue. teSmSm For Dc; Oeeiisjonjilly apply a i nrtii-le into ami h'arl, 'it the ear, l-ubliiUK iu thoroughly. A Curo at Last. I Upedflrs without. Dumber for tho cum of Catarrh f.ivu ijecn cxteimivi-ly lelvertiKecl ami deulitk-aa i l -lero is se-iio virtue in nil ot them, but the evidence ' I .r. ralu-hnir.u that I,t'a ('renin balm ytxx more I i ttiri-I: M,..ii any other tn tliorieat ol ttio disease, : uiet i;t-.ui:Ji it is a comparatively rn-w diseoverv it i lj:n re-u. tvd in morn cureri within the rruii.-e ot our e! 'ei-v.iiii tluiu all the othr-iv put totetiier. Vow X,t;ke:-IPir ii.,U)UonLcader, of liee 19, 187'.). i I'l ic-o 50 cents. On receipt of 60 cents, will mail a package free. Bend lor circular, with full intormatinn. I KLY'jj CliEAM BAM CO., Owego. N. t. Eii-i-i i.y an i 'rurmmts. At Wholesale, ju ;v..w York, ruiladnlphia, Sjra- cuso, ISfiHt'in, ;bi-.-::.,'o nud other citicH. & a,f Vj re B t n ' IVAmDL)1 u 0 CIGARS war t. Apj.li. aii,.ulorc(.u.iitioumu. Leacconi- - lined WOh hi cents lor l.ostiii:!., etc. l'obtala mil ul! liccd. Address .Mi'n Eliiat lodorc. Ameha Co!. Va! PLEASANT LUXURY, 8URS curi. II etui, iliruut, Luog i r-u m. hoi u p o Mna-r 'ni.-' fil.t.H, to W. W. 1 joi-u..-. -..m So i i. Hi St ..m. ri. Si ifTWor Catarrh, I -i ((.fliSl UJ ie- . .j-.,!!,!!!-., mam mill I mfo&niri91tfo UM filler a ,,nrtii lo I LATAK3H COLO3 '&irS"f "'" 1!'l,m tha I ireWAl.C;ri,?1Jf lr. atLB thresh tnu sc&J( f va mtmt ri,.llff ,,,,1 . raT,siv i ft .it i PETBOLEOrjELLY"S Used and approved by the loading CIAIfS of EUROPE and AMERICA. B0HZ8. BK1TT DISEASES. a ins most Valuable gf3 H 1 I Family Remedyg? Ln CATflltrtU. L.aiUltilli(jrDB. Etn. Al.r. liounoa, voioa, oore xujcai, vrono 9"Try thorn. 5 and 60 cent lizei CBAMJ MI-3AL AT THEPHILADJXPHIA EXHUSITION I 'tJI xgjJ? - iilLVCil UDAI AT TUB PA1U tsXTOklTlVN. ' ' COUjAlS&CQii.Y, flCOBS Oil flfew, THE GREAT rfCif IllIOEIlEBl ilEBIITISl. Neuraaia, Sciatica, Lumbago, Backache, Soreness of the Chest, Gout, Quinsy, Sora Throat, Swell ings and Sprains, Burns and Scalds, General Bodily Pains, Tooth, Ear and Headache, Frosted Feet and Ears, and all other Pains and Aches. Ho Prfparlon on tarth equal St. JiCrM Oit. nV, ttirr, simple ni chtop Eiternul IliMnedy A trial ftitnila Imt the comparatively trilling outlay of f,0 Cents, and ?cry oue enlTfirlng iib pain can have cheap an! iwiitlve proof of lta claims. Wrectione In Eleven Language. SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS AND DEALEES IN MEDICINE. A. VOGELEU & CO., llitUimure, lid., V. 8. A, KIN U 14 (A Medicine, not a Irriok.) CONTAINS nors, Bccnn, mandrake, DANDELION, ASD TDK PnRTST AXD nplSTMHmCALQtJAU TIES OF ALL OrilCR 1UTTEHS. THEY OTJllE All Tilfea'canf ttieStomnrh, Itnwela. Tilryid, Liver. Kltlm ya.aiKl I'rhinryOfrNina. er vouanuH3, Mei'i'it'n-npiisaml especially r ClUlMt.- t.UU!lUlUbd. stooo m COLD. Will be pM. fnr ft crsf thny will not c;ir or i;t'!i, or lur aiiyiunj ii::i;ru or lujuriou fount, iu ttiLin. . Ankyonr tl mire tut fnr lion fitters rA try -4 them bt!for vu bleep. Vako uu other 1 1. C. ! on Absolute nm! Irrrn.MMorure for urium: lite .! opium, louticco ttnd unrcoues. Bend fob Cmiclah. All titmv? nolrl bv dniiftrhta. in RUtm Mf. t'n., Itorficntifr, ?T. V., A Toronto, Out. ayno's Automatic P'icvinos. n --i:iL-Adr.r!-'-''iTV-ii ' F4 iteiiilble. IVii-iJili, iitiil l'Vmim:iir!il trill rnrulsh n i'rr ;,ci'or (fl.. S - n,., triev than' ttmi otfir-r .ii'j'iie liit'lt, imt Htte.l ivitu an AiHnn1.1l ir ilut-oir. tseu.l Kir Ill-it tr.itil ,;ulo,.-uii "I," ter Iiii.-nii.itieu & l'nces. lW. l'.v.Mi .V: i,...-., IJ..x boo, (..'uruiu.-, N'.Y. P AGENTS WANTED FOR THE SiCTOrSI JL HISTORYwAR TMs in tlin chpRpoat nnl only romrVtt and rcliitUe litstor nf tho Unj.it tUvil Wur iniUiMirtl; it abouuda In narmtivi'K oi' ixthpiiuI adventure, thrilling im-i-.l.'utu, darinn rxj. toils, Ihtdii' deed., wonderful usi iii.-B( etc; uud coiit.iMts inc-lilie p..rtmits of 1(10 i-;n liUi; tff.t'TH.H. S'Mld lor lierilH'll ii 'en and oxtia term? to AkluIb. National 1't.u. Co., i'hilu., l'a. CELLULOID "tiE Heiiri Meiitiu-r tho i-hoieet selected Tortoise Shell and Ainher. Tho lij-'htent, liutidpimirxt, an 1 Htroujorit liiiwu. i-V.ll lv 0)itk'itiiia and ji-,v-ler.q. Mitd l.v (ii'EN'OKR OlTICAt AIT'G. CO., l.iMi-i'.lru I.nuo, Noav York. II Irl.ve!u SAFEST Ml. i'.L.SI; U .t.trl Hlrl-alll'.-';e .;:i .J.'.i.iit.-ir. t'leinest li.it'.::. l! r.i.lc-tur 11 .uk or l:rvn; '1o,s NuT Sl'Al.V M... I v .... I i.. . .. .... i RISTADORG'S M oiievcrv vv.'lii(.p..inte.l(ol J el for Tji'lyor (iwitiooinn. NiM by Jim nut ani up- 1.M1 by Mulr ffrvtwrfl. t i i t U t Vl ii Mm. St ,N.V. C. N. CuiB'UVi'ON.ABt. NEI For rtiiluli inn alN a-.el Cellini, is the most valuable material knn-vu. It is lar Hiipu-inr to CjliMiuin,., and mev , er-ii mieal. It in a .Uuu!il'- discover. , and in in -rits a" a wu'l tiiii-li nre niie,n;i!ed. It iH th only uatiiral uud iIumWi- tiuMi in- is I In. It will ray Sou to i-L-ud tor sample card and tentiii.ouialB to SEELEY EH0S., 32 Bui!i;tg Slit), N. Y. Cily. RHEUMATISM, NEURALGIA! Xo other i lVi aralicn has cured an many caut-aoi thou- diatnsip reiii.,..int8 as 1'illld'N KxtrncI, Pond's Kxirtiet Plaster (JSceuta) is invaluable lx tl-e-o di .eases, LuisiliMtM, I'aiuo in Back or Side, eta l'ond's i:irnct tliiilineiit (SUecnta), for Ur,e when removal of ciofliiu,; is iucnveuieut, is agreathelg In reliuvini; infiamuiatory cases, bold by all drUK gists. truth j" Href. MMtTiNlK 8rt i t-(.-x ml Wium w tl f-r Jj c-DIl i tf lht. t. lf ul t) 3i I I li.'J k tlfVlf , ittl 1 ft C KHi riCTCR t,f mr fu'itr li.i'ur .1 or 'f. p--.p pfclui.ij, w. Him1, (mi fti.il p:v "f 'tuan.', ; CUt ;f mr: ,i;re. 5lC if) ret -t'.'.t In nil n, t ,-.i.t: Ai U-Mi I'ttU L. lUitiTiti, lUi!t.Li'j l'l. UojIoq, H KJ AUoSALAitf iieriiontU. AUEKPfNSSD k O Kdvaucnl. At l.H uroniptfy tfali, SLOAN CM A L'O.UOB dl Jii, s,t. t luciunuti. it. A Aerate M'r.n:c!l. Rr r.Drr Rii-fle ilJ f ) sr A V elsl.a up to X S It Rc-p.il i iiri i,i at t "Wi 'I ... i . . . : Kflj "il,M?'.,-,l'7A,iEOTS WAJiTKbl ; auil l'Vt-. Ja lirons.jn.Dotroit.Mioh. 7 7 AYKAlianc ) puf't 1'r-o. V-J- l'.O.Vl' KI m expf n4i s to Atfonts. '. All IPi'KM V KK LR V , A ."iK Uh t a, la i ne. CiF.NTS WANTKil f..r "tl-.c li.t end I'axteat' -T mug i-n-ii-ni Nation;.. I'uMih n, Kt ..n.i im. t. . ret. l'r rt-s r.'diii-ed II A KYLAMI FA It .lis, to I4-.M per A m XiA. tsuort wait. r. br. e.v-mtiitiM-iw. h- aillivclirnatti tataliiiiuelriitt U. 1'. ('lIAMbtbS. Ii d. i-alslmiv.Md. YOUNG MFNI'-n'-nTelce,-,,,,,,. r.i:nii.HobX uuiiu I1IL.1 a u,,,!,, iirj innu, ,nWraiileed .-ayinif ofaree. Add'a Valentine isi-o.-.., .Ian'. svile,Wi. V Afaliilotriieorilalf l'rico Music. Add'i 1 lliieiliioicl'ub.Co. l'.O.IiuiMi.Krie.I'a. flASlI ,"Kl"l'MS.-Kaui.lo and ttrnu V71 Ol L fr..t-. Mumulv Naiiun, Waitvu, Pii. PISO'S CURE for roiiKiinipiini, aiBC lh best Cotub .Medicine. G9C9 $21?, ft."-"?' an'l.oxttna.n. T Ouitil ii-i.i-. A.plr.'n p , mwhiu A: lo.. Aiii.,,.i m PHYSI TkeVnlt. "Artlclegilroin pur Y ftttelina auch u Fomada Vaseline Vaseline Cold Cream, Vase line Camphor Ioa, Vasol.na Toilet Soapt; an autrarlor te an atiaiUr .Me. VASELINE CONFECTIONS. An agreeable form of tak iug VaaeLue inturnaHy. For thf Treatment t CUTS. CHTtBl.ATHa' EHEnMATTRM1 ana Uinhtliri a of ail onr good. ' r mum mm V I" rPW r1 f'.jj .1 A lUABAS at! v.4 J2v 10