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Sale Bn.s, Circulars, j Car’s, etc., executed promptly, neatly and at fair prices.I Professional Cards. pK C. T. RICHARDSON, PHTSICIAS d SURGEON, C h-vrlestown, Jefferson County, Wett Virginia. April 4,1S74. pR. J. D. STARRY, Charlestown, Jefferson County, Wat IVyinia, •daving resumed the practice of Medicine, of Vrs his Professional services to the public. Othce next door to residence, near corner of : ieorge and Main streets. January 22. 1876. TAIB ML lATWtf. Jr., DOCTOR OF DESTAL SURGERY, Offers his Professional Services to thecitixeus >fCharlestown ami vicinity. Office opposite Parish Building. , April 13. 1885—y. ALEXANDER. ; ATTORNEY AT LAW. j Charles Town, Jefferson County, W. Va. j Will practice in Jefferson ami and adjoining , counties Office with Forrest W. Brown in , Jail Building. Special attention to collections, j Jan. 16. 1895. Jas. M. Mason. Jas. M. Mason, Jr. |yj ASON A MASON. ATTORNEYS AT LAW, 'harles Town, Jefferson County, West Will practice in the various courts. t Careful attention paid to collections. j Office one door west of Carter House. t Jan. 3, 1*94. |> i- ant ! ATTORNEY AT LAW. Charle- Town, Jefferson County, W. Va., Practices in the Circuit Courts of West Vir ginia, the Supreme Court of Appeals and the ' uited States District Court at Martinsburg. Office over Ais<iuith A Co's drug store. Jan. 3, 1894. I F. ENGLE, • ATTORNEY AT LAW, uWestotra. Jtffenon fbttafy, Wat Virginia. J Practices in the Courts of Jefferson and ad oining counties, in the Supreme Court of West Virginia, and in the United States Dis ‘rict Court at Martinsburg. Notary Public in i ffice. Office in Lawyer's Row, on George street. Jan. 3. 1894 ' \1T.M. H. TRAVERS, VY .4TTOR.VEF ,4T LA W, Chariejtvwn, J'fftrson County. Wat Virginia, s A’ill practice in the Courts of thisCounty and he adjoining Counties. Office next door to the residence of Mrs Max well, and nearly opposite the “Carter House. ' ' November 23, 1866. George Baylor. Wm. L. Wilson. 1»AYL0R A WILSON, j] .4 TTORSE YS AT LA W, IsHCb iesiown, jejerson county, r»«t • iryiuiu. | Will attend the Courts of Jefferson and Berke ley Counties, and attend to other law business in'the State of West Virginia. Special atten- J tion given to collections. j • March 5, 1876. j.c. HOOKS, ATTORSEY AT LAW, } BerryviUt, Clnrke Omaty, UirytHtu, and LEON MOORE, 1 ATTORSEY AT LA W, Charles town, Jefferson County, Wui Virginia, ' ill undertake cases jointly in the Courts of g both of said Counties. j May 11,1872. i ■] 1 non REST W. BROWN, s ATTORSEY AT LA W, 'CuaUstoten, Jefferson County, West Virginia, Attends to cases in the different Courtsof West V rginia and Maryland. Attention given to a Per sions and all classes of Claims against the t I". S. Government. ( Special attention to Collections. Jan. 10, 1889. 1 fP ('.GREEN, ATTORSEY AT LAW, ' h i lestoim, Jefferton Grunty. West 1 irginia, « W : practice in the Courts of Jefferson. Berke-i '>*v and Morgan counties, m the United States 1’ 'trict Court at Martinsburg. and in the Su- 1 ( i *eme Court of Appeals of West \ irginia. Hp« iul attention to the collection of claims, »; ! prompt remittances of the same. Office opposite Court-house. , Aug. 6. 1890. I V W. McDonald. Frank Beckwith. , DONALD A BECKWITH. t ATTORNEYS AT LAW, larlea-Towti, Jefferson County. West Va Will practice in the Courts of Jefferson, r Berkeley and Morgan counties, the U. S. I>is rriot Court at Martinsburg and the Court of Appeals of West Virginia. Mar. 2, 1892 Ice Cream. 1 The Ice Cream Parlors of t he undersigned ->*e now open for the season. Ice Cream serv ed by the saucer or sold by measure, and fam ilies or parties supplied on short notice. May 16, ls:u HENRY DUMM. No morphine or opium in I>r. Milt-.' Paj> ! I‘ills. Core All Pain. "One ci n; a u ^e.‘‘ —;0 For Sale. 1 t Muidow-aaahea, blinds, doors, etc, of the, b d Methodist Church Apply at this office. June 7. 1893. IN FACT A NEICUgfllWlfyiiTOEil). Having rented the CENTREROOM,SADLER BUILD’G, lately occupied by the Shenandoah Milling Company. I will carry a full stock of GROCERIES. TOBACCOS, CI6AR8, DRY 600UH. NOTIONS. K'IC. ETC. — O^-^ds delivered to any part of the town free of charge. Will do a STRICTLY CASH BUSINESS. Country produce taken in exchange for goods. I solicit a share of the public patron- j #ge. Respectfully, S. H. LANDIS. April 12,1593. One Price Store. W.R&T.PJJPPITT FERTILIZERS. We offer to Farmers generally our Fertilizers for Fall Crops. SHENANDOAH, he old formula, too well known to need de scription. SPECIAL HOME MIXTURE or Wheat, a No. 1 article, drilling perfectly, which the reports of the W. Va., Agricultural tepartn eot show to be of greater commercial I ralue than any sold at near same price and of ' ame grade. Relative commercial value of our pecial mixture $23.50. Two other brands argely sold are rated at $21.10 and $20 58. We ! >uy our ammoniates in the West, direct from ' laughter houses, our chemicals from import- J rs, which enables us to sell for less—only one I >rofit to make. We also otrer PURE GROUND RAW BONE. PI RE GROUND STEAMED BONK. DISSOLVED ANIMAL BONE. | 1 dry and in tine drilling condition. CANIT AND DISSOLVED SOUTH CARO- j LINA, AC . ML t We are prepared to furnish any privatemix ures desired, promptly and of best materials, factory at Eagle Works, N. A W. R R. Goods lelivered at any depot. Aug. r>, 181*3. W. F. A T. P. LIPPITT. 3LD FAMILY GROCERY OF . C. D. EBY i is now located in the t dooJl Building, Opposite Carter Mouse, where everything usually found in a FA MI I A’ GROCERY j t j supplied at moderate prices. Fresh goods 1 re being constantly received, and nothing * tale in the stock. We have on hand a large apply of ^ueensware. Glass and j Woodenware. j ( 'here is always a supply of Fresh Country 'roduce to be found at our store. Thanking 1 am respectfully, June -0, 1894. * C. I). EBY. ( . WM. BROWN. F. B. HOOFF. j BROWN& IIOOFF.! I Pharmacists & Druggists, [ RAPNELL BUILDING.CORNEROF MAIN U AM) CH ARLES STS.. CHARLES TOWN, WEST VA Vill keep a new and fresh stock of Drugs and ■] Medicines, Patent Medicines and j Fancy Goods, ucli as Hair, Tooth, Nail. Cloth and Shaving ■ j (rushes, Fine Perfumes, Combs of all kinds, j 'oilet S«‘aps, Powder Pulls and Boxes, Toilet | Sot ties, Jtc. We keep in stm-k a full line of 1 tationery, Stationer's Supplies, Cap and Let- ' J er Papers, all kinds of Envelopes, Writing j 'ablets. Box Paters. plain and ruled. A line of 1 t Fine Cigars and Tobacco t nd Smokers’ Materials. Paints. Oils. Var ishes and Painters' Material and Window a Hass. ’IIYSK IANS’ PRESCRIPTIONS CAREFUL- < I.Y COMPOUNDED BY COM PE- s TENT PERSONS. March *(, 1893. j J E. E. BEACHLEY.; Architect and Builder, I outracts for all kinds of Building. My arch- j lecture and workmanship recommends itself. . f you have any kind of Building that you rant erected in iirst-class order and in short * me give me a call. Drawing and Estimates tade on application. 1 also furnish all kinds of IRON AND STEEL ROOFING at the lowest cash prices. (ASH FACTORY & PLANING MILL n Belt Line, North George street. E. E. BEACH LEY. Aug. 3. 1892. Charles-Town, W. Va. f i To Owners of Stock. All owners of Horses, Cows. Hogs. Goals r other live stock within the Corporation ot harles Town are hereby notified to keep the ime from roaming at large within the cor orate limits, as the law in regard thereto will e strictly enforced. 1 GUSTAV BROWN, June 20. 1894 Mayor. ' IBB MILD POWER CURES. HUMPHREYS’ That the diseases of domestic an! xV^ mals, Rosses, Cattix, Enntr. Doos, Roas, and Pocltrt, are cured by Humphreys’ Veterinary f-prei fles, Is as true as that people rldo cn railroads, scud tuessagej by telegraph, or sew with sewing machines. It Is as irrational to bottle, bell and bleed animals la order to cure them, as it is to fate passage in a sloop from New York to Albany. Ts-sl in the best stables and recommended by the l'. S. Army Cavalry Gflicers. CJO'SOO PAGE BOOK on treatment and careol Domestic Animals, and stable chart mounted on rollers, sent free. VETERINARY cures t Fevers, Congest! >ns. Inflammation, , A.A. I spinal Meningitis, Milk Fever. R. B.-Hlraius, Lameness. Rheumatism C. C.—Distemper, Xa-ul Discharges. D. D.—Hots or Grubs, Worms. E. E.—Coughs, Ilenves, Pneumonia. F. F.—Colic or Gripes. Bellyache. G. G.—Miscarriage, Hemorrhages. H. H.— I rinnry ami Kiduey Diseases, I. 1.—Eruptive Diseases, Mnnge. J. K.— Diseases of Digestion. Stable Case, with Speclflcs, Manual, Vet ( uro Oil ami Medlcator, 87.00 Price, Single Hottlo (over 50 closest, . .60 . splcj f ToT 1 Sold by Druggists; or Sent Prepaid anywhere and in any quantity on Receipt of Frice. HUMPHREYS' MEDICINE CO., Corner William and John Sts.. New York. HUMPHREYS’ HOMEOPATHIC SPECIFIC No. fiO In use 39 years. The only successful remedy for Nervous Debility, Vital Weakness, and Prostration, from overwork or other causes. $1 per vial, or 5 vUls and bryv vtal powder. for OS. Mil by Drutr?i.t>, or irat po»ivaI4 •» r< -rt|>» or [irirr. HUMPHREYS’ MEDICINE CO., Corner William and John Sts., Hew York. WASHINGTON AND ALEXANDER, j IiiKuranoo Ajfonoy, Office Gibson Building, Charlestown. ESTABLISHED IN 1870. Representing the following Companies: IEFFERSON COUNTY MUTUAL Fire Insurance Company. iETNA, OF HARTFORD, he largest and most popular Fire Insurance Co. in America. Alina Life Insurance Co., of Hartford, (Idle and Accident). Phoenix, of Hartford. Virginia Fire and Marine, of Richmond. Georgia Home, of Columbus, Ga. Continental, of New York. Peabody, of Wheeling. German, of Wheeling. Jederson, of Wheeling. Fire and Marine, of Wheeling. Manchester Fire Ins. Co., ol England, livcrpool and London and Globe, of England, lie largest foreign Company doing business in America. Fire Association, of Philadelphia. lauiburg-Brenien Fire Ins. Co., of Germany. AUENTti: J. S. FLEMING, Shepherdstowu ; JAS. W. LEAGUE, Middleway. CHAS. H. TRAIL, Harper’s Ferry, A sworn statement of the conditions of all 'oreigu Insurance Companies represented in his Agency will be found at the Clerk’s Office, a compliance with State laws. All losses romptly adjusted and paid at our office. Respectfully, WASHINGTON & ALEXANDER, February 12,1888. rte Jefferson Co. Mutual Fire Iuaurauce Company. ESTABLISHED 1878. K. A. ALEXANDER. Secretary. mice. Gibson Building, Court-House yard, Charlestown. )FFERS to the people of Jefferson County, _ Insurance in a safe Company attbeactual ost of insurance, which is much cheaper than he rates usually charged, and keeps the money t home. Good risks from responsible parties re invited. Executive Committee meets every Friday. Directors—Jos. Trapnell, Henry B. Daven ort, J. Garland Hurst, John W. Rider, W. H. '. Lewis. U. Preston Chew, Wm. L. Wilson, iugene Baker, S. W. Washington, H. L.Snyder liarlea I*. Wilson, John H. Zittle. Jacob 8. lelvin, E. G. W. Herr, »saac H.Strider. OS. TRAPNELI.President. I. B. DAVENPORT.Treasurer. Executive Committee—J. G. Hurst. \\m. I. T. Lewis, Eugene Baker, Isaac H.Strider, os. Trapnell. S. W. Washington. Local Agents.—Middlewav—J.G. Shirley; larper's Ferry—Chas. E. Trail: Sliepherds jwn— J.S.Fleming; Charlestown—Washing on A Alexander. My stock of glass and queenswnre complete nd low-priced, at C. I). EBY’S, Hooff build’g. Pride of Virginia. Pride Union, Pax and tlier leading brands of mu king tobacco in tuck at C. D. EBY’S, Hooff building. Worn ster Sauce. Catsup, Horse Radish, lueen Olives Olive Oil. Potted Ham and i 'ongue, Sardines. Lobster and Salmon at C. D. SBY'S. also Stoneware all sizes from pint to ight-gaMon in size. New Prunes. Evaporated Apples ami Apri ots, and Macaroni, Cheese and Colonial Flour it C. D. EBY’S, Hooff building. i Full line Laundry and ToiletSoap, cheap, G. 1 i. and Fine Salt by the sack, cheap, at C. D. SBY’S, Hooff building. 1 Pure Mountain Buckwheat Flour. Francis ; I. Leggett A Co.’s Mocha and Java Coffee Sfo. pound, at C. 1*. EBY'S, Hooff building. FRAZER ~S I Best in the World! p Set the Genuine! || Sold Everywhere! w 1 •« Hats Renorated. Mr> Fannie Fleming is prepared to renovate j entlemen's silk or felt hats promptly and at noderate rates. Call at her residence,east side f Charles street, south of Congress. May 3. I $93. Just Received. I have just received a nice supply of f ’atsup. (ustard and Horseradish. Also Hayden's faster Dyes.—four colors for 5 cents. W. S. MERCHANT. April 13. 1892- 1 POETRY. CALLING THE A\'OKLS TV. We mean to do it; some day, some day, We mean to alaeken this fevered rush That is wearing our very soul away. And grant to our poadec hearts a hush This is holy enough to le them bear The footstep ! of ungels drawing near. We mean to do it ; 0 never doubt. When the burden of davtime toil ia o'er. We'll sit and muse while the'stars come out, As patriarch sat at the open door Of liis tent with a heavenward gazing eye, To watch for the angels passing bv. We’ve seen them afar at high noontide, When fiercely the world’s hot flashing beat ; Yet never have hidden them turn aside ( And tarrv awhile in converse sweet ; Nor prayed them to hallow the cheer we spread. To drink of onr wine and break our bread. We promised onr hearts that when our stress Of life-work reaches the longed for close. When the weight that we groan with hinders less. We’ll loosen onr thoughts to such repose As banishes care’s distracting din. And then—we will call the angels in. The dav we dreamed of comes at length, When, tired of every mocking guest. And broken in spirit and shorn of strength, We drop, indeed, at the door of rest; And wait, and watch as the davs wane on— But the angels we meant to call are gone. Margrrat J. Preston. firginia irrcc |?rrss. W. FT. B. GALLAHER. Editor. Cho rlestnuni, Jefferson Gou7i!y. West Va. January 30. 1803. TIIE VODERS SEWSPAPER. Its Usefulness, Responsibility and Pow er Discussed by Dr. Harcourt. From the Baltimore Sun. At Grace Methodist Episcopal Church, Rev. Dr. Richard Harcourt preached last night on “The Good and Evil of the Newspaper Press.” He said : “The work of gathering news has grown into a science. Its scope and perfectness arc the wonder and pride of human genius. The age in which we live, if front no oth er cause, is an age of wonder. Former ages were prophetic; ours is one of ful fillment. Ours is a day of marvelous realization, a day of godlike manifesto tion, and in no other direction do we so fully realize this fact as in the improve ment and perfecting of the printing press and its auxiliaries. “In the early history of the race the orator was a very important person, for by him only could the public be reached. Demnsihems and Pericles were the peo ple’s daily newspaper. What marvelous changes have come about since their day ot getting and communicating knowledge! “We owe a debt of gratitude to the daily newspaper. Each morning it c< nies to the home, the office or the store and awaits our convenience. News from home andabroad, news from the other side of the world, news for and from the cabin and palace, city and farm, sea, river mountain and lake. “ ‘To cheer voting genius, pity's tear to start, In truths hold cause to rouse each fearless heart; To hunt corruption from the secret den And show the monster to the gaze of wonder ing men.’ “The newspaper press is the mightiest power to day in our world for good or evil. The pulpit was once considered the greatest power, but that time is past.— If Paul, the great apostle to the gentiles, should come hack to earth, I am inclined to believe that in carrying out his own ..Iimak In nnt'nl tl<<> luitt l-if'te llO WOllM I covet the nlace and nowcr of'the editor of i can speak through the pen to over one hundred thousand human beings daily. "I believe the secular press is doing a work not done by the religious press, from the fact that it is secular and not religious, for in some issues the secular paper out strips the religious press in the amount of religious mattier which it gives to the public. It is one of the best mediums of Christian unity ; in this respect it is doing a work width the pulpit and religious press cannot do. Rarely does a Protest ant hear a sermon from a Roman Catho lic, or a Roman Catholic a sermon from a Protestant, but the daily newspaper, by printing our sermons side by side on the tame sheet is doing much to break down hese walls of separation. “The press is the mightiest power in :he world for disseminating light. There ire some I know who think otherwise.— rhey fear the consequences of giving evil Iteds publicity. But why should they ear? Truth cannot be hurt by ventila ion, and I am sure some foul places are nade more healthful by letting in upon hem air atyl sunshine. There is nothing tin fears more than publicity. A hidden •vil is the onlv incurable one. “Bad men tesr the publicity of the jres* more than tiieeveof God. ‘Wltih ;r shall we flc» from thy presence’ is the anguage of the criminal to-day in refer ence to the press. “Dr. Park hurst deserves ail the praise be has received ami more. He is a moral bero, a God-like man ! He has fought a good fight, and is not willing to sleep up an his laurels. Vet what c- 'u!d Dr. Park hurst or the Lexow committee have done in the tight without the aid of the press? “There is nothing that despotism fears 30 much as a printing press. Russia is a poor place for newspapers. Tlie Czar ami his officers have more fear of a printing press than they have of dynamite. “The Turkish government fears the printing press, and Ximenes, the Span iard, who has been trying to throw the blame of the cruel butchery of the Arme nians upon the education of the Armeni ans by our American missionaries, is only a tool of the Turkish government to ward off the righteous indignation of all Chris tian nations. “The responsibility of the editor is greater than that of the minister, the doc tor or lawyer. Men are being changed, unconsciously it may be, by the newspa pers they read more than by the sermons they listen to from from .Sabbath to Sab bath. The newspaper in a large degree is the only reading matter that the majority of our citizens have time to read. Very few business men rend books, so that the editor must supply the brain food for the millions. "If a man is known by the company he keeps, he may be ns truly known by the ____ l.„ \ --.- -, r — is like a bad book—au immeasurable evil; the devil’s best vehicle for the pol lution of the mind and soul. A paper, secular and religious, is a blessing in the house.” This niuetesnth century is conspicuous in history ns an epoch of marvelous advance ment. Steamships, railways, telegraph and many of the achievements we prize so high ly are the offspring of this grand era. Right abreast with the wonderful improvements in science and art in the not less remarkable progress in the medical world as exemplified in so efficient and powerful a restorative as J Dr. Pierce’s Golden Medical Discovery ac C unpl ahing g > speedily what formerly was considered impossible. It will not restore sight to a blind eye nor insure a healthy circulation in a wooden leg—but consiimp lion— in its earlier stages, yield to it! Mr. James H. Chenoweth, of Oak, Nuck- | oils Co., Nebraska, wrote Dr. Pierce as fol- , low-: "In June 1890, I was taken with the grip and began soon after to cough up a hard substance, sometimes the lumps would he half as large as a coffee berry. The phy- I sicians said I had consumption in the worst form, but they did m<* no good I then took ‘Golden Medical Discovery’ and it has now been one year »inee I coughed or ex pectorated any hard substance. Besides I weigh more than I ever did in my life.” Ofttchl»o Jeu flsh. Don’t talk to a man from southern Cal ifornia about black has? fishing, or be will make your best bass story a feeble, pitiful tiling. He will toll you of black bass that could swallow the biggest day’s catclt you ever made and take in your creel f-«r dessert without as much as gulp- ^ ing. Voice a doubt, and the man front San Diego will pull front his fishing traps something that looks like a one fluked i ship’s anchor. That is what ho fishes with for the strange, monstrous black bass in the bays and about the islands of the southern California coast. They don’t call them black ba-s down there, though ^ the fi-h commissioners say they are, and the naturalists have identified them by fins and hones and form with the gamy two ami three pounders that make men fickle even to trout. The men who catch these fish that some times weigh 1,000 pounds call them jew fish—a corruption of junefish. The last is a translation of one of their Mexican names. Probably they were called june-: fish from the fact that they are plentiful along the shores in the fate spring and early summer. No matter how he got his name, the jewfish is a wonder. He looks like a bass fisherman's nightmare when they get him out of the water.— Every fin and mark is magnified nut of all proportion. His scales are as big as half dollars, his mouth is a gaping chasm, and the spikes of his dorsal fins are big ger than tenpenny nails. The process of catching a jewfish i- a progressive and interesting one. The fishers begin at the beginning. With bent pins or dip nets they look for min nows or sardelles. The quarry secured, it promptly becomes bait, and the con course is treated to smelt fishing. Then comes the smelt’s turn in the succession. He is impaled, aud the fisherman, with a heavier rod and a larger hook, goes to the other side of the warf for a haliout or a sea bass. When the bait, dead or alive, is ready, the stoutest armed man on the wharf picks up the line. He swings the two or three pounds of bait around his head like an Indian does the bolas and hurls it sea ward. The great line, as thick as a lead l pencil, coils out after the hook, and that is nearly all uulil the fish comes along. Incidentally toothpicks play quite a part in the fishing. Each fisherman takes a handful with him when he leaves the breaktast table. They stick one in a crack at the top of a pile and loosely loop the line around it. The shore part of the line is coiled ou the warf, and the end is fast to an empty powder keg or some such thing that will float well. Ou the tooth pick is stuck a bit of white rag, and as half a dozen or a dozen lines ate used at once there is a string of these little sig nal flags all along the dock. The fisher man has nothing more to do for awhile than to watch the flags. V eu oue goes down, it means.that something has taken the bait. After gathering in the Imrra couda heads or the impaled halibut the jewfish starts away like the locomotive on a fast express. Down goes the signal nal flag. Everybody around runs for the line. They know they can’t hold the fish, hut the resistance makes it harder for him and helps them to tire him out— the ultimate object. The great fish does not struggle at first, hut moves steadily seaward, pulling the line through the men's hands. Occasionally, when the fish weighs less than 200 pounds, they can tire him out without paying out ail of the line, hut usually it goes, and pres ently the struggle is transferred to the water the empty powder keg bounces over the water most erratically, the men chase it in a boat, and wheu they catch it hold on. Then the real fun of jewfish ing begins. It is just sport for a fish of any size to tow a Whitehall around the hay, and it is pretty rough sailing in his wake. As soon as he realizes that there is a fight on the jewfish teems to forget that he is u staid bottom fish. All the steam of his black ba*9 ancestors gets riiev, ana tie plunges auu turns, twists and strikes. Somewhere down in the cavern of hia gullet lie has au arrange ment of bone like two millstones, ami when he discovers he cannot spit out the hook he tries to swallow it and grind the line apart, so the sluek has to he care fully attended to. There are some tre mendous fish iu Shu Diego bay, and though the hooks are made of hand forg ed tool steel they have snapped many ol them. If everything goes well, if the hook holds and the fish does not grind the line, if be steers away from submerged bouy chains and docks, the fight must end in the death of the fish. Sometimes he tows the boat for three hours before his strength is gone and he is hauled to the surface. The death struggle is worst of all. The fish is dragged to the top and lies there, apparently all hut dead. Then they drive a harpoon into him, and the sting of the steel starts nil his life again. The harpoon line holds him near the sur face, and he makes a grout race for a lit tie while, hut, of course, it cannot last.— At the end the fish is lowed back to the dock, and there the flouting popula tion of San Diego is assembled. Every body gets hold of a rope and hoists the giant fish upon the dock, and there the tired monster flounders, its mouth gaping like a tunnel and its eyes,big as baseballs, starling from their sockets. Woman's IUghtM. In a recently published medical work, the author H-serts that n.ne-tenths of the women of America are subject to uterine and Lin dred di-eises and in consequence, maternity becomes them a dreaded burden. How very small is tlie proportion of ladies who reach middle age wearing the bright glow of health which was their maidenly attraction and of which they have been robbed bv functional disorders ami nervous weakness f We take pleasure in recommending to all thus iiffl cted the u«c of Dr Pierce’s Favor ite Prescription, a tried remedy, safe and -lire in all cases. Its discoverer merits the gratitude of the -ex for the blessing be has iTiHiirrmi isI■ I iiirm. J III Iiui'iug mmnnn ami all debilitated “run-down” women, it i« the most certain restorative To those • bout to become mothers it is a priceless boon. It lessens the pains and perils of child birth, shortens labor, promotes these cretion of an abundance of nourishment for the child and shortens the period of confine ment. If'/*!/ (told Leaven I'm. The New York World says : “Between June 30. 1878, and July 1, 1893—a pe riod of fifteen years—the gold movement back nnd forth between this country and Europe amounted to a thousand millions of dollars. Yet the difference between the amonnt sent abroad and the amount brought back was only about 810,000,000 During all that time \\e gent gold abroad whenever the trade balances were against us and brought gold hack when they were in our favor, and the two movements al mast (xactly off-et each other. It is not go now. During the fiscal year which ended on June 1, 1884, our merchandise exports exceeded imports by $230,000,000 and about the same- rate ot excess has continued ever since. Yet during the last venr and a half we have continued to send gold to Euroj»c in large amounts, with no return current. The explanation is girnple. The remedy may not be easy. European investors have lost confidence in our currency and securities. They are in doubt as to whether the word dollar is to go on meaning 100 cents or is present ly to mean half that. They have made all possible haste to sell every sort of American security that is not specifically payable in gold dollars, because they fear that they may presently have to take the price and proceed# of their holdings in dollars worth only half as much.” Uucklen'tt Arnica Salve. The best *alve in the world for Cuts, Bruise*, Sore*, Ulcers, Sait Rheum, Fever Sores, Tetter, Cliapp*-d Hand*, Chilblains, Corn*, and ail Skin Eruption* and positive ly cures Pile*, or no pay required. It is guaranteed to give perfect *ati*faction or money refunded. Price 25 cents per box.— For sale by Brown & HoofT. Literary Notes. Lovers of statistic* may be pleased to learn that more than one hundred tons of paper have already been used in the manu facture of Trilby. John De Witt Warner contributes to Har per's Weekly for January 19*h an article which contains the results of personal in spection of sweating shops, and marks an important advance iti the discussion of the tenement house system. In the same num ber Julian Ralph has au article on the cru elties to which American missionaries have been subjected in China; and another im portant feature is Prof. W. M. Sloane’s pa per which accompanies the bird's eye view of the college buildings at Princeton. Two map* of most unusual interest, from the forthcoming report of the Tenement House Commission, are reproduced in Har per's Weekly for January 19th. Of these maps, the first shows the density ot popula tion, by wards in New York city in 1SS4— one district being unfortunately distinguish ed by a density of population greater thau can be found in any other city in the world. The secoud map shows the relative propor tions of different nationalities—the Germau eleim nt being the largest, the Irish next.— Native Americans of English desceut are scarcely iu the race. Harper’s Bazar for January 12th is a bril i* . L _ . _:_Ia Itm limn numui i , vuiiuwiiiii(k, • •• — beautiful lashion features, a strong article by Miss Grace H. Dodge on “Women and the Public Schools." A charmingly graphic picture accompanies Mr. E. F. Benson’s description of "The Greek Dance at Mega ra," and “An Evening with Trilby," indi cate* a pleasant way of entertaining one’s guest* this winter, when Trilby’* star i* in the ascendant. The Bazar’s fashions are superb. The number lias also the first part of a story in two parts, by Marion Harlaud, “A Fin deSiecle Prodigal.” No international bugbear ever vauislied more quickly than the time-honored fear that China might some day break down her reserve and decide to overrun the world.— Photographs of Chinese soldiers practising with bows nnd arrows and fighting under paper umbrella* have demolished what Jn| ail’s well trained and equipped army has left of China’s military prestige. New light on Chinese reticence and desire for peace at any price is promised in Julian Ralph’s ar ticles on China, which will appear in Har per’* Magazine during the year. His arti cles will be illustrated by C. D. Weldon, who worked conjointly with Mr. Ralph, and will be published as early as the prep aration ol illustrations will permit. The February Hnrper’s opens with astir ring tale of early American maritime his tory, entitled "New ^ ork Colonial Priva teers," by Mr. Thomas A. Janvier, with il lustrations by Howard Pyle. "French Fighters in Africa" are described in a spir ited article by Mr Poultney Bigelow, for which Mr. Frederick Remington lias made a series of striking illustrations. In “Down the West Coast" Mr. Charles F. Lumniis tells the interesting story of the five thous and inilc journey by water from Ban Fran cisco to Callao, with its frequent interrup tion* at Mexican and Central American port*. “Art in Gla*gow" i* a valaluable paper by Elizabeth Robin* Pennell, with reproduction* of characteristic painting* by member* of the Glasgow School. Mr. Au . .. i__ _ _ .... <•11,,. |f fill II UTUIM i. - - sic in America;” and Mr. Edwin Lord Week* completes his series of papers on In dian cities with a superbly illus'ratcd arti cle on “Oudeypoor, the City of the Sunrise.” The fiction of the number is noteworthy.— Mr Julian Ralph’s stories of “People We Pass" are continued, in a tale called “Lore in the Big Barracks,” with illustrations by Mr. Clifford Carleton. Mr*. Burton Harri son bring* some of her Old Virginia into a bright sketch of New York life entitled "The Merry Maid of A ready,” a short story, illustrated by Mr. Lucius Hitchcock ; time ly comment on the public schools by Mr. Charles Dudley Warner, in The Editor’s Study; and humorous anecdotes in The Editor'* Drawer complete this brilliant and varied number. Mr. Douglas Lockwood, a prominent cit izen, died at his home in Winchester on Wednesday night of congestion of the brain, caused by talcing an overdose of laudanum through mistake. 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Trial bottles free at Brown A Hooff'a Drug store. Large bottles 50c. and 1.00. The rivalry between Minneapolis and St. Paul is not as bitter as it used to be, but it still exists. A real estate boomer in the former city printed an advertisement last week which concluded with the admonition : “Do not let the St. Paul sharks deceive you. Eternal winter is the price of living there ! While the flowers bloom and the birds twit ter in Minneapolis noses are freezing in St. Paul.” There is only a river between them.