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FARM, GARDEN' AND HOUSEHOLD, j
Thp Household.
Cement for Glass. ? Take quick- J
lime, whites of eggs and old thick var- |
nish; grind and temper well together,
and it is ready for use.
Corn Mcffins.?Six ounces flour,
three ounces Indian meal, two tablespoonfula
sugar, one tablespoon fill melted l?ut- !
ter, one egg, one-half pint milk, three
teaspooufuls baking powder.
Macaroons.?Blanch and pound eight
ounces of almonds in rose or orange
flower water; beat the whites of eight
eggs; then mix with two pounds of sugar !
sifted with the almonds to a paste; lay a
sheet of paper on a tin and put the mixture
on with a spoon.
Trnvn.?To one itound of nulverized
sugar mid a tumbler of cold water, and \
boil till it ropes. Beat the whites of
three eggs to a stiff froth and stir very fast 1
into the lwiling water and sugar ; stir till j
nearly cold, flavor with lemon, and when '
perfectly cold frost the cake.
Old Fasuion*i:i> Gingerbread.?Two
cupfuls New Orleans molasses, one cup- !
ful melted butter, two eggs, two even t
tablespoonfuls soda dissolved in hot j
water, one tablespoonful ginger, a little |
salt, and flour sufficient to roll out ; bake j
in two square tins ; mark with a knife j
half an inch ajwrt on to}).
To Cleanse the Head.?A <lime's
worth of pulverized borax, dissolved 1
thoroughly in a pint of water. Cleanse
the head, especially the partings, once a
week, afterward rinsing with cold water, j
Will keep the hend very clean, aud impart
a glossy lo:>k to the hair, especially
if each application is followed by a vig- I
orous brush \ig. %
Cream Puffs.?Stir into one-half pint
boiling water four ounces butter ; six
ounces flour; stir quite smooth, winn
cool, add five eggs, well beaten, and one
even teaspoonful of baking powder ; put '
in pattypans, and bake in a very quick
* oven ; when cold, cut open and till with
the cream. For the cream?one pint
boiling milk, one cupful sugar, three eggs
well beaten, half cupful com starch ;
flavor with lemon or vanilla.
Water Risings for Bread.?Take n
quart pitcher and a spoon, scald them ;
till the pitcher half lull of boiling water;
let the water cool to the temperature of;
good, hot dishwater ; stir in flour to make
u batter as thick as for pancakes ; add a !
quarter teaspoonful of salt and as much
t>oda ; cover closely; set where it will
keep quite warm, stirring occasionally;
it will rise in five or six hours. Some
prefer this to hop or brewers' yeast.
Harbison* PrDntso.?One and ouehalf
cupfuls of chopped suet, one cupful
of molasses, one and one-half cupfuls
of chopped raisins, one cupful of
sour milk, one teaspoonful of soda, one
teaspoonful of cream fcirtar, or two teaspoonfuls
of baking powder, sifted
through the flour thoroughly: spices,
and stir as thick as for pound cake, and
boil three hours. Sauce made of egg,
sugar and cream, or any other rich recipe.
Apples in Rice.?Scoop out the cores
and pare very neatly half a dozen good
sized apples; boil them in thin, clarified
sugar; let them imbibe the sugar, and be
careful to preserve their form. Make a
marmalade with some other apples, adding
to it apricot marmalade and four
ounces of rice, previously boiled in
milk, with sugar and butter, and the
yolks of two or three eggs; put them into
a dish for table, surround it with a bor- ;
der of rice and marmalade and bake it.
Lemon Pres.?Two large fresh lemons; '
grate off the rind ; if not bitter, reserve j
:a. 11:? ./v
Jt l??r die JiUlil^ *?i lilt- pit- , [<(ur vii I
every hit of the white skin of the lemon j
(as it tongliens while cooking); then cut '
the lemon into very thin slices with sharp
knife, ami take out the seeds ; two cupfuls
of sugar, threee tablespooufuls of
water, and two of sifted flour, Pat into j
the pie a layer of lemon, then one of
sugar, then one of the grated rind, and
lastly, of flour, nn 1 so on till the ingredients
lire used ; spvln'Je the water over !
all, ami cover with upper enist. lie sure ;
to have the under crust lap over the up- !
p?r, and pinch it \v?*ll, as the syrup w{ll |
cook all out if rare is not taken when
finishing the edge of cnist. Thin (piantity
makes one medium :>ixed pie.
>iult <tn Wheat.
Mr. W. 0. Fish, of Onondago county
X. Y.,gives the (V,y Gent (cm an the
f dlowing report of hi? experiments in
sowing salt on spring wheat. It is evident
that his success comes mainly fr? a
the power of the salt to attract and retain
the moisture of the atmosphere. He
says: "For over twenty-five years'
farmiug on soil too hot and dry for
spring wheat to till well (in the usual
manner of cultivation), it proved a very
uncertain crop. Becoming nearly discouraged
in trying o rais.i it, I began
four years ago sowing salt. The first
year three buslii Is were scattered 011 the
ground, just as the wheat was fairly up
and the ground was dry. Twenty-five
bushels per acre was the first year's
yield. The second year four bushels of
salt were sown, and twcnty-niue bushels
of plump wheat were raised to the acre.
The third experiment was four bushels
of salt, and thirty of wheat to the acre.
For the pa*t summer in Onondaga
county the thermometer has marked
eighty degrees and upward l'or thirtyeight
days, fifteen of which were over
ninety degrees, and it was a scorching
time for spring grain. For the first !
trial I drilled, on six acres of corn stubble
ground, one and three-fourths bushels
of wheat, and sowed six bush* Is of
salt broadcast to the acre. A strip was
left without tiny suit, which was very
light. Oil this ground the dew dri?>d oiv
quicker and the wheat headed out two
.1 V-l? ...lil. it... 1...
ua>? liiUT, v.iiii in*; r>uu? uuinn
ored and badly crinkled down. The
yield this year was tweuty-six bushels
per acre."
For WouiiiIn.
A correspondent- semis the following:
A few weeks since as I was driving in an
open wagon, my horse took fright and
the bit broke, so I was entirely sit the
mercy of circumstances. I was thrown
from the \\jpgon, mv face severely cut
and scratched and my bodv sadly
bruised. 1 insisted on walking homo so
as to keep my blood in vigorous circulation,
and not allow my fall and bruises
to stiffen me. On my arrival at home I
had the glue pot put on the stove, and
after washing my wounds carefully covered
them with old linen on which the
glue had been spread. All pain ceased
from the moment of the application, and
in un hour from the time of the accident
I was at my work again. The wound*
healed without any scar, and wore not
disturbed in any way. As fast as they
got well and the linen peeled up I cut it
off with scissors. For many years I have
tried the virtue of glue in slight abrasions,
but this test of its value as a healing
application I thought worth giving
to your readers.
Fnrm \otCN.
Leached ashes seem to be particularly
favorable to oat*. They arc beneficial
to most any crop, however, and these
effects are permanent in their nature.
If ciirefully packed in barrels and
headed no, s*\% th - Itural Jlmm, apples
will keep full as well as any other
way, and, unless decaying very badly,
we question the policy of assorting them
at all until the latter part of the winter.
We do not approve ot assorting appies
in the cellar frequently, unless they are
upon shelves, in single tiers.
Oases of death to cattle from, eating
smntty corn fodder are reported in nu- ,
merous towns in the northern part of
Connecticut, and some of the cases in
New Canaau, which were supposed to be
a new cattle disease, are doubtless due
to this cause. The uuusual amount of
smut on corn the past season is said to
be due to wet weather during silking ,
time.
MESSAGE BY THE PRESIDENT.
Preuuh'nt tirnni's Vl?*w* of tlie Klectoral
Hill itN Kxprt'NNi-d to I lit* SennU'.
To the fonate of the United State#:
I follow the example heretofore occasionally
presented of communicating in this
mode my approval of the act to provide
for and regulate the counting of the
vote for President and Vice-President,
and the decision of questions arising
thereon, because of my appreciation of
the imminent peril to the institutions of
the country, from which, in my judgment,
the act provides a wise and constitutional
means of escape. For the first
time in the history of our country under
the Constitution as it now is, a dispute
exists with regard to the result of the
election ojj the Chief Magistrate of the
nation. It is understood that upon the
disposition of disputes touching the electoral
votes cast at the late election by
- L< il._ DI..I 1 1.1.1
OllP Or more OI lilt* nuuva unpeuurs Hie
question whether one or the other of tiie
candidates for the Presidency is the lawful
Chief Magistrate. TLe importance
of having clearly ascertained by n procedure
regulated by law which of
the two citizens lias been elected, and of
having thd right of this high office recognized
and cheerfully agreed in by all
the people of the republic, cannot be
overestimated, and leads me to express
to Congress and to the nation my great
satisfaction at the adoption of a measure
that affords an orderly means of decision
of a gravely exciting question.
While the history of our country in
its earlier period shows that the president
of the Senate has counted the Totes
and declared their standing, our whole
history shows that in no instance of
doubt or dispute has he exercised the
power of deciding, and that the two
houses of Congress have disposed of all
such doubts and disputes, although in
no instance hitherto have they been
such that their discussion could essentially
have aileeted the result. For the
first time then the government
of the United States is now brought
to meet the question as one
vital to the result, and this under
conditions not the best calculated
to produce an agreement,
or to induce calm feeling in the several
l>rauches of the government or among
the ueonle of the countrv. In a case
whore jih now tlie result is involved, it is
the highest duty of the law-making
power to provide in advance a constitutional,
orderly, and just method of executing
the Constitution in this most interesting
and critical of its provisions.
The doing so, far from being a compromise
of l ight, is an enforcement of right
and an execution of powers conferred by
the Constitution in Congress. I think
that this orderly method has been secured
by the bill, which, appealing to
the Constitution and the law as the
guide in ascertaining rights, provides a
means of deciding questions of single
returns through the direct action of
Congress, and iu respect to double
returns by a tribunal of inquiry
whose decision shall stand unless
both houses of Congress shall concur
in determining otherwise, thus securing a
definite disposition of all questions of
dispute in whatever aspect they may
arise. With or without this law, as all
of the States have voted, and as a tie vote
is impossible, it must be that one of the
two candidates has been elected, and it
would be deplorable to witness an irregular
controversy as to which of the two
should receive or wiucn suoiuu continue
to Ik>ld the office.
Iu all periods of history controversies
have arisen as to the succession or choice
of the chiefs of States, and no party or
citizen loving the country and its free institutions
can sacrifice too much of mere
feeling in preserving through the upright
course of law their country from the
smallest danger to its peace on such au
occasion. And it cannot be impressed
too firmly in the hearts of all the people
that true liberty and real progress can
exist only through a cheerful adherence
to constitutional law. The bill purports
to provide only for the settlement of questions
arising ?rom the recent election.
The fact that such questions can arise
demonstrate the necessity, which I cannot
doubt will before long be supplied, of
permanent general legislation to meet
cases which have not been contemplated
in the Constitution or laws of the country.
The bill may not be perfect and its
provisions, may not be such as would be
best applicable to all future occasions, but
it is calculated to meet the present condition
of the questions and ol' the country.
The country is agitated. It needs aid,
it desires peace and quiet and harmony
between all parties and all sections. Its
industries are arrenieu, iuiku* uiujuipiiMod,
capital idle, ami enterprise paralyzed
by reason of the doubt and anxiety attending
the uncertainty of u double claim
to the Chief Magistracy of the nation. It
wants to be assured that the result of the
election will be accepted without resistance
from the supporters of the disappointed,
candidates, and that i*s highest
officer shall not hold his place with a
questioned title of right.
Relieving that the bill will secure these
ends, I give it my signature.
U. S. Grant.
Executive Mansion, Jan. 29, 1S77.
How the Indians Climb Trees.
In South America even the weakest
woman may be nut uncommonly seen
plucking The; fruit at the tree tops. If
the bark is ho smooth and slippery that
they cannot go up by climbing, they use
other means. They make a hoop of
wild vines, and putting their feet inside
they use it as a support in climbing.
The negro of the west coast of Africa
makes s: larger ho >p?arouud the tre?,
and gets inside it, and jerks it up the
tree with his h inds, a little at a time,
drawing his legs up alter it. The Tahitian
boys tie their feet together, four or
live inches apart, with a piece of palm
bark, and with the aid of this fetter go
up the cocoa palms to gather nuts. The
native women of Australia climb the gum
trees after opposums; where tlie bark is
rough they Chop holes with a hatchet,
then one throws about the tree a rope
twice as long as will go around it, puts
her hatchet on her cropped- head, and,
placing her feet against the tree and
grasping tli" rope with her hands, she
hitches it up by jerks, and pulls herself
up the enormous trunk almost as fast as
a man will climb a ladder.
If is Patent Nose.
In the battle of Gettysburg a soldier
received a saber cut across the face which
mowed off a section of his nose. He was
taken in hand by a Parisian artist, who
restored the nose to lifelike proportions.
Tn the composition of the artificial organ
rubber and gum wore used, and the nose
maker did not think it necessary to caution
the nose buyer against a temperature
of one hundred aud eighty-five degrees
Fahr. The soldier took a Turkish
bath in Han Francisco, :uid on looking hi
a mirror after a long bake in the hottest
room, discovered that his nose was blistered,
bulged, puckered, shapeless. It
was impossible to detach the artificial
section, ami the poor iMlow will have to
g? to Paris to have it repaired.
Plunket was once engagetl in a ease,
when, toward the eud of the afternoon,
it became a question whether the court
should proceed or adjourn till the next
day. Plunket expressed his willingness
to go on if the jury would " set." " Sit,
sir, sit," said the presiding judge, "not
'set'; hens set." "I thank yon, my
lord," said Plunket. The case proceeded,
and presently the judge had occasion to
observe that if that were the case he
fwireil the action would not "lay.
"Lie, my lord, lie," exclaimed the barrister,
" not ' lay'; hens lay."
SUMMARY OF NEWS.
j Interesting Items trom Howe and Abroad.
J Two dastardly attempts have recently been
! made to Bestroy the hoisting apparatus of the
] shafts of the Virginia mine, Nevada. Had either
attempt been successful, the losa of life would
i have been heavy. The efforts are believed to
have been made "in the interests of stock speculators
Sheriff Manning, who shot and killed
i ('apt. Harvey, his wifa's paramour, in Missis|
uippi, a few weeks wince, has just been killed by
j John Fretwell, a relative of Mrs. Manning ".
| A statue of Robert Burns was unveiled in Crlas!
gow, Scotland, on the anniversary of the poet's
; birthday. The day was generally observed
bv the Scottish societies on this side of
i uto .'limit ik' ?i\Kutii'i ?i until u Agiuoinn,
i who Het liimsolf up an president of Mexico
j in opposition to Lcrdo, and has Binco been
1 driven from the country by Diaz, has arrived at
San Francisco with his sit He. Ho is supposed
i to bo on his way to Texas to cross to the portion
: of Mexico which still supports his claim
, Harrison Twiner shot and killed Anderson Itich|
mond at Center, 0., and afterward committed
| suicide. Cause, insanity Statistics of tho
fishing trade of Gloucester, Mass., from 1830 to
! the present voar show that in that period 342
| vessels, valued at $1,595,000, have been wrecked,
i and 1,882 men were lost. The years 1873 ami
; 187G were the most disastrous Justice David
I Davis, of the United States supreme court, has
i been elected by Democrats in the Illinois Legi
islature to succeed Mr. Logan as senator.
. Benj. Hill, formerly representative of Georgia
i in the House, has been elected senator by the
j legislature of that State Tho West Virginia
| Legislature re-elected Senator H. G. Davis for
| Uie long term, and chose llopresentative Frank
j Hereford for the short term Property to
the value of $50,000 was destroyed in Medina,
N\ Y., by a tire which originated in McCormick's
furniture storo W. Kay Neil waR hanged
! at Albany. Orogon, for murder. Ho confessed
the crime a few days previous to the execution,
but when on the scaffold asserted his innoceuee
Mrs. Crouch, living near Sackett's
Harbor, N. Y., who was deserted by her husband,
and suffered from great destitution in
i consequence, gave birth to a child, and a few
hours afterward, while out of her mind, put the
infant in the store and completely incinerated
it An avalanche of snow wan started down
j the mountain side by a blast in Centennial
mine, Wyoming Territory, aud one man was
killed and,t\Vo others injured The Hudson
river schooner Marie Louise was cut down and
| sunk near New York. One of the crew was
' drowned in endeavoring to escape on the icc.
: P.. F. Jenny's kerosene oil works in Boston
were destroyed by fire communicated from an
'explosion. Several men wero injured. The
loss amounts to $70,000 W. W. Christian
and William Howell were both instantly killed by
the bursting of an Agitator at the Standard Oil
, Co.'h refinery in Cleveland, Ohio... .TheMetro'
politan Ins. Co. of New York city has been put
! in the hands of a receiver, owing to the depreciation
of assets. The only losers will bo the
stockholders.
Philip Ames, of Albany, Mo., was preparing
11?> elopowith his wifo's sister, leaving his family
destitute, when the neighbors, learning what
was about to be enacted, took him ?ut at night
to tar and feather him. Mrs. Ames persuaded
them not to, however, and they left tlic premises
after warning the man to treat his wife
better or take the consequences. After the
mob left, Ames beat his wife to death, aid being,
joined by his sister-in-law, they mounted
horses, took the body to tho river and Blink it
under the ice after which they sped on their
way west. Their movements had been seen,
and soon tho same mob of men were on their
trail. When the murderer and his paramour
fell into their hands they promptly hung the
man and turned the woman over to "the sheriff.
Lient. Young, of the Livingston African
expedition, reports that during 187G only thirtyeight
slaves wore sent to the coast to bo sold,
where the traffic used to number thousands
Charles P. Wetmore died in Cincinnati of
hydrophobia inoculated into his system by the
bite of a dog last summer Mcrriman's
block, Hartford, Conn., with the stock in its
stores, was destroyed by fire. Loss, $220.000;
insurance, <ri*4,z&u xue jncuanapoiis <inu. j
I academy of music, with several adjoining stores,
was destroyed by fire. Loss, 6125.000; partial
insurance.
Citizens of Ellenville, N. Y., at a public
meeting, subscribed *1,000 of tho r 1,100 taxes
which caused tiis difficulty with and stoppage
of the running of tho Midland road, and trains
will run on time in the future Iglesiaa
still hopes to gain tho presidency of Mexico.
The town of Sonora has declared "in his favor.
By tho capsizing of a skiff at Louisville,
' Ky., four young men were washed over the
falls and two of their number, Thomas Peterson
and Patrick Brophv, were drowned
I Two herders fought a duel on a raucbo near
Clievenne, W. T., and eleven shots were
| fired: one of tho contestants being struck in
the neck, face and stomach and fatally injured,
; and the other seriously injured in the hip and
arm The one hundred and fortieth birthday
of Tom Paine, the free thinker and writer,
was celebrated in New York by quite a largo
I number of his disciples A night watchman
! on the Erie railway discovered two pieces of
! heavy timber chained across the tracks near
Waverly, N. Y.. and had but just time to signal
: an express train running at a speed of thirty
miles per hour, to avoid a terrible disaster. A
little further along a switch was found turned.
.Miscreants had evidently endeavored to wreck
tho train for the purpose of plunder.
President Grant has given nu unconditional
pardon to John McDonald, of whisky fraud
notoriety, confined in the Missouri penitentiary.
; The President sent a communication to
Congress urging the passago of a bill to approi
priate $10,000 to carry on the experiments on
iron and steel at Wntervliet arsenal, and in|
stances the Ashtabula disaster as indicating our
lack of properties of iron A caving bank
of earth on the Lachine canal, Canada, killed
two laborers The volcano on Vriey island,
at the entrance of Yodo bav. Jauan. which is
generally in a smoldering condition, in in active
eruption It has been ascertained that
there are 1,200 lodges of hostile Indians under
i Crazy Horse encamped on the Yellowstone,
. about forty miles from Gen. Milos" post. It is
impossible* for a campaign to be carried on
against them, however, owing to the severity of
th?' weather. Gen. ('rook is personally engaged
in enlisting friendly Indians to carry on the
warfare which thc-v can do so much better than
regular troops, lie is meeting with good success,
and hopes to wind lip the Indian troubles
in this manner A public meeting was held
in New York to express sympathy with the
Chri -tian Bulgarians who are being crowded to
the wall by the Mohammedan Turns The
American ship Dakota, from New Orleans for
Liverpool, was struck by lightning and burned.
The crew were rescued bv a German bark.
The Electoral commission is now full and
' complete, and consists of the following gentlemen
: Judges Clifford, Dem.; Field, Hep.;
j Miller. l!ep.: Strong, Hep.; and Bradley. Hep.;
Senators liayard, Dem.; Edmunds. Rep.; Frelinghnyseu."
Hep.: Morton, IJep.; Thurman,
Dem.: and Representatives Abbott, Dem.: Garfield,
Rep.; Hoar, l!ep., Hunton,Dem.; Payne,
Dem. All of the above are lawyers except Mr.
l'avne. who. though trained to the bar. is uron
erlv u capita list.
The will of the late Ariinuh Huntington, of
Han ford, province of Quebec, leaves $202,000
as a fund for the bonelit of the common schoolx
of Vermont, of which State he was a native ...
The coroner's jury, in the case of tho victiinH
of the Brooklyn Theater lire, has just returned
their verdict,"which censures the police officials
for not distributing the force in such a manner
as to assist the auuience in tho various parts of
the theater to cscape. They also severely censure
the theatrical management for not having
had proper appliances for extinguishing tho
Haines '.Col. Plumb, a printer by trade, has
been elected to represent Kansas in the United
States Senate Gen. l>iaz has paid the first
installment of $300,000 due this government
under the findings of the late commission
The inhabitants of Owensboro, Kv.. were great;
ly excited over the outraging of a white child by
a colored man named Morgan. The culprit
was lodged in jail ?barely escaping being
lynched The rinderpest has made its ap,
pea ranee in a suburb of London, and no ani|
mals are to be permitted to pass into tho couni
try An insurrectionary movement in the
town of Cali. Colombia, South Amcrica. resulted
disastrously for the insurgents, who were defeated
by the regulars and -three hundred of
theni executed. The town was pillaged
lee'cut down tho Mississippi steamer IJelle of
St. Louis, and she sunk with her cargo. Loss,
?75,000: insurance, ?30,000.
?, An
Old Saying.
Olia Logan explains the origin of the
phrase: "Wake me up when Krrby
(lies." Kirby was the lending man of
tho old Chatham Street Theater, New
York, and although a good actor ol' his
type nnd a. favorite with the boys, lie
made no especial fame until a melodrama
was prouuceu eiuiueu "iuise iunriiu,
in which lie played the character of
" Thunderbolt." It fell to his lot to l>e
si lot on the roof of a house. When he
. received his death wound he leaped from
the roof to the stage. In order to make
; a realistic effect, he concealed in his
sleeve a small sponge soaked with red
. paint. When the shot was lired he instantly
clapped this sponge to his forehead,
and the red drops running over
his face gave the appearance of a ghastly
! wound, and that, coupled with his bold
i leap and well-acted death, made a great
; sensation. He was nightly encored and
' compelled to die over again. The boys
I would often drop to sleep in the early
I part of the piny with it request to a comj
paniou to wake them up when Kivby
1 died.
UNITED STATES CONGRESS.
i
.Senate.
| Mr. Wright (Rep.), of Iown, called up the .
resolution in regard to selecting five senators to
:-serve on tho commission authorized by the j
i Electoral Count bill.
Mr. C'ragin (Itep.), of New Hampshire, nomi- j
nated as members of the commission, George !
{ F. Edmunds, of Vermont, Oliver r. Morton, of ;
Indiana, and Frederick T. Frelinghuysen, of I
New Jersey.
i Mr. Stevonson nominated Allen G. Thurman, .
: of Ohio, and TJioinaw F. Bayard, of Delaware, |
and said ho joined with the senator from How j
I Hampshire iu expressing the hope that they j
: would receive the unanimous vote of tne Senate. j
| They were unanimously elected.
Joseph C. Bailey, elected United States sena- j
tor from Tennessee to fill the vacancy caused !
by tho death of Andrew Johnson, presented '
himself and took the oath of office.
Resolutions wero presented and discussed !
' relative to the gubernatorial question in South |
' Carolina, but no action was taken on them. |
The Senate discussed the bill reported by the !
Judiciary committee to amend the Pacific rail- '
, roaa acis ho as 10 proviue u himuuy iuuu iui j
| the liquidation of the indebtedness due the !
j government by said roads.
The Chair laid before the Senate the crcden!
tinla of George F. Hoar, elected United States
i senator from Massachusetts for a term of six
j years from March 4, 1877, to succeed Senator
Boutwell, and Mr. Bayard (Dem.), of Delaware,
! presented the credentials of the Hon. EU Sanls!
bun-, elected United States senator from the
! State of Delaware for six years from March 4, J
j 1877.
j A large number of petitions were presented j
I by various senators, signed bv male and female j
i residents of the different States, asking the ,
| adoption of a sixteenth amendment to tho Con- I
' stitution of tho United States, prohibiting the j
j States from disfrancliising persona on account |
: of sex, all of which were reforred to tho com;
mittee on privileges and elections.
Mr. Hamlin (ltep.), of Maine, at the request
! of several senators, submitted a resolution di.
rectiug the committee on rules to inquire what,
if any, rules should be adopted for the admjs;
aion of persons to tho Capitol during the canj
vassing of the votes for President and Vice!
President of the United States, and that the
I committee be directed to confer with the com|
mittee on rules of the House of Represeutaj
tires. Agreed to.
: Mr. Cooper (Dem.), of Tennessee, presented
' the credentials of the Hon. Frank Hereford,
j elected United States senator from the State of
West Virginia to fill the vacancy caused by the
! death of the Hon. Allen T. Caperton.
j The Chair laid before the Senate the ereden'
tials of John R. McPherson, elected United
J States senator from New Jersey for six years
I from March 4, 1877.
! The president pro (em. laid before the Senate ]
i a communication from certain associate justices j
j of the supreme court, stating that they had se- I
| lected Hon. Jos. P. Bradley to be a member of
1 the Electoral commission.
i Various petitions were presented in favor of
tho repeal of the law imposing taxes on banking
i capital and deposits, all of which were referred I
I to tho committee on finance.
I . |
House.
the compromi.se electoral bill. J
1 The House wan addressed in favor of the bill
i by Messrs. Hooker [Dem.], of Massachusetts;
i Hartridgo and Felton [Dem.], of Georgia ; La- j
i mar [Dein.], of Mississippi; Wattcrson [Dem.J,
j of Kentucky ; HL1I [Dem.], of Georgia ; Darin
j [Dem.J, of North Carolina: Bland [Deiu.J, of
I Missouri ; Southard [Dem.j, of Ohio; Foster
I [Hep.], of Ohio ; Landers [Dem.], of Indiana; j
j Hardenburgh [Dom.j, of New Jersey; Vance j
! [Dem.], of North Carolina ; O'Bricu [l)ein.], of I
j Maryland: Payne and Walker [Dem.], of Vir- |
giniil; Fiold [Dem.], of New York ; Brown I
[Dem.J, of Kentucky ; Gibson [Dem.], of Loui- |
| siana ; and Payuc [Dem.], of Ohio.
And in opposition to it by Messrs. Mills j
I [I)em.], of Texas ; Baker [Rep.], of Indiana ; :
I Hurlbnt [Rep.], of Illinois ; Singleton [Dem.J, i
i of Mississippi; Landora [Hep.], of New York ; |
I Vance [Dem.], of Ohio; Townsend [Rep.], of j
j Now York; Lynch [Hep.], of Mississippi; Knott
j [Dem.]. of Kentucky ; Carr [Dem.], of Indiana; |
j Dunnell [Hop.], of Minnesota ; Pratt [Hen.], of j
1 Indiana ; Lawrence [Rep.], of Ohio ; Blackburn
l and Jones [Dem.], of Kentucky.
{ The vote was then taken, and the ComproI
mine bill was passed by a ballot of 191 yeas to
j 86 nays. The following is the vote in" detail,
I the names of Republicans being in Holies:
\ Yeas?The Speaker. Abbott. Adams, Ains|
worth, Anderson, Ashe, Atkins, Bagbv, Geo. A.
i Hagli-y, John H. Bagley, Banning, Beebe, Bell,
{Bland, Bliss, Blount, Boone, Bradley, Bright,
; Brown. Ky.. Buckner, Burchurd, Wis., Burlngh,
I Cabell, Caldwell, Teun., Campbell, Candler, i
Caulfield, C'hapin, Chittenden, Clark, Ky.-Clark,
j Mo., Clvmer, Cochrane, Cook, Cowan, Cox,
> C'rapo, Culberson. Cutler, Darrall. Davia, Davy,
j Do But, Dibrell, Douglas, Durand, Eden, Ellis,
j Faulkner, Felton, Field, Finlay, Foster, Franklin,
Fuller, Ganse, Gibson, Glover, Goode,GoodI
in, Gunter, Hamilton, Ind., Hamilton, N. J.,
j Hancock, Hardenbergh, Harris, Mass., Harris,
: Ga,. Harris, Va., Harrison, Jiartridge, iiartzcn,
i Hatcher, Hathorn, Haymond, Henkle, Here!
ford,'Hewitt, N. Y., Hewitt, Ala., Hill, lhar,
! Holinan, Hooker, Hopkins, Hoskins, House,
! Humphreys, Hunter, Hanton, Jenks, Jones, N.
j H. Kehr, Kelley, Lamar, Landers, Ind.,
j Landers, Conn., Lane, Leavenxeorlh. Le Moyno,
j Levy, Lewis, Luttrell, Lynde, Maekey, Maish, |
( Mcbougall, McCrary, MclJill, McFarland,
! McMahon, Meade, Metcalfe, Miller, Money,
i Morgan, Morrison, Mutcliler, Nenl, New. Nori
ton, O'Brien, Oliver, l'ayne, Phelps, Phillips,
j Mo., Puree, Piper. Plait, Potter. Powell, Pea,
I Reagan, John Iieilly, J. B. Reilly, Pico, Riddle,
; Itobbins, N. Bobbins, Pa., Roberts, Ross,
! N. J..^ Sampson, Savage, Sayler, Scales,
: Schleicher, Seelye, Sheakley, Southard, Sparks,
> Springer, Stanton, Strait, Stenger, Stephenson,
| Stone, Swann, Tarbox, Teese, Terry, Thomp- j
; son, Thomas, Throckmorton, Toxcnsend, Pa.,
I Tucker. Turnoy, Vance, N. 0., Waddcll, Walk- (
er. N. Y., Walker, Va., Walling, Walsh, Ward, |
j Warner, warren, Watterson, \\ ells, Mo. Wells,
; Miss., Whitehouse, Wliitthorne, Wvke, Wit- I
j lard, A. S. Williams, Mich., Williams, Del., I
| W. B. Williams, Mich., Willis, Wiltshire, Wilj
son, W. Va., Wilson Iowa, Wood, N. Y.,
j Yeates, Young?191..
I Nays ?Baker, Lid., Iiaker, N. Y., Ballon,
| Banks, Blackburn, lilair, Bradford, Broxrn,
\ Kan., Burcliard, 111.. Bnllz, Caldwell, Al<.,
i Cannon, Carr, Caswell, Cate, Conger, Crounse,
Danford, Denison, Dobbins, DunneP, Durham,
' Kvaiif, Karnes, Flyc, Forney, Fort. Freeman, J
! Fryi', Uarfi'id, Hale, Haralson, llcndee, Hendtr- i
: son, Hoar, Hubbell, Hnrd, HurlbxU, Hynian, I
, JotiDH, Ky.. Joyce, Kasson, Kittiball, Knott, j
Lap/tan), l.atrrenee, Lynch, Magoon, Mollican, j
i Mills, Monroe, Nav/i U'XeiU, J'acker, I'age, ;
J I'laisled Poppleton, Pratt, Purnum Jtaiiwy, i
I Hobiuson, RnsA', Singleton, Sinnichson,HlemonB, .
; Snxilh, Smith, Pa., Smith. Ga., Stowell, Thorn- j
: burgh, Tomimnd, N. Y., Tufts, Van Vorhees, .
! Vance, (Jhio, Wait, Waldron, Wallace, H. C.,
' Wallace, Pa., While, Whitney, Williamn, N. Y., I
| Williams, Wis., Williams, Ala.. Hood. Pa., f
i Woodbnrn, Woodtoorth?80.
Mr. Payne (Dem.), of Ohio, offered a rendu- i
! tion that the House now proceed to the election ]
! of the five members of the commission on the J
; Presidential electoral count. Adopted.
Mr. Lainar (Dem.), of Mississippi, rose and I
put in nomination Messrs. Payne, of Ohio, I
Huuton, of Virginia, Abbott, of Massachusetts, !
: Garfield, of Ohio, and Hoar, of Massachusetts. ;
The vote wns taken, and the appointment of
i Messrs. Payne, Hunton, Abbott, Garfield and j
I Hoar received a largo majority of the votes, and |
were declared elected to act for the House.
' Mr. Banning (Dem.), of Ohio, introduced a j
i bill providing that the first session of every I
! Congress shall begin on the fourth of March, j
| Mr. Hubbell (Itep.), of Michigan, introduced j
a bill chartering a freight railroad company i
. from tide water on the Atlantic to the Missouri I
1 river. \
Tho House considered the bill authorizing j
I the secretary of tho treasury to pay James P?. !
. Eads, constructor of the jetties at the mouth ;
of tho Mississippi river, $500,000, tho pending j
; question beingon tho amendment offered by i
Mr. Uuekner (Dem.'), of Missouri, directing the j
payment to be made in United States bouds. j
The substitute was rejected?veae, tiftv-eiglit; i
! navs, 1C2.
i'ho Honsc passed tho bill appropriating I
$500,000 to bo paid to James D. Eads for tho |
i construction of jetties, etc., at tho mouth of tho j
Mississippi river.
Mr. Cox (Dem.), of Saw York, chairman of j
the committee on election frauds in New York, j
made a report in connection with the alleged :
tampering with the mails in tho New York post- !
oi'lire, exonerating Prtstmastcr JameB ana his !
I subordinates from all suspicion of fraud or j
; tampering with the. said mails. Adopted.
The Sjteaker laid before tlio House the bill j
J abolishing the board of commissioners of the j
1 metropolitan police of the District of Columbia.
'The question was put: "Shall tho bill pans, |
notwithstanding the President's veto ?" audit 1
was decided in the affirmative?yean, 158; navs, I
i 78.
The Speaker also laid before the House a i
message from the President, saving that the j
commission appointed to reorganize tho army j
had reported that it was not at this time pre- i
pared to submit a plan for the reorganization, j
Referred.
1 The Speaker laid l.efore tho House a communication
from the four associate justices designated
by the Electoral hill as members of the !
judicial branch of the commission, announcing !
that they had selected Justice Joseph P. Brad- j
ley as the fifth member of the judicial branch ,
of the commission.
After discussion, tho majority resolution declaring
that Colorado is n State and that Mr. |
<? i,:? ;n <h? TT??ur. ?..o
' adopted. Mr. Belforrl was then sworn in.
Mr. ('ox (Dcni.), of Now York, called up the j
papers in tlic Florida election case, and the !
titles of the papers were read as follows : " An \
' authenticated copy of an act to declare and i
establish the appointment'by the State of t'lori- |
: da of electors of President andVice-l'rosident."
and " Wilkinson Call i t ah against Charles H. |
I Pearcc el <i/.? Reeord? of proceedings in the I
| natme of a quo irarrniitn." M . Conger (Rep.), j
of Michigan, objected, and the Speaker then !
placed the papers in the j>etition box.
"Word* of a dying cannibal?Write me
down ne one who loves his fellow men, i
A DEFENSE OF RUSSIA.
Mr. George Kennan on the illisreprenenta*
tlons of the English Press?The Ilu*?oClrcnaiilan
War?Opinion* Banerl on English
Information.
I wish, as a lover of fair play ami a
friend of the Russian people, to join
Mr. Burritt in begging the readers of the
Tribune not to accept English statements
of Russian motives and Russian occurrences
as either fair or trustworthy. It
is the misfortune of Russia to have a
language which is so difficult of acquirement
that few West-Europeans or Americans
ever learn it. Her periodical literature,
therefore, is practically to all the
rest of the world a sealed book, and the
scanty information which Americans get
ui. i
wiidi irymu iaj 4.vur?ouiii uikujlo ujiiicd
through the medium of an unsympathetic
and prejudiced, if not a hostile
press. No other European nation labors
under this great disadvantage. American
opinions upon Russian topics, such
as the Polish question, Siberian exile,
the Central Asian question, and the Caucasian
war, are based upon information
which has been obtained exclusively from
English sources, and they are inaccurate
and unfair, as only opinions founded/m
ex parte statements can be. Even when
English journals intend to be reasonably
truthful and impartial in their comments
upon Russian affairs, their representations
are more or less tinged with partisan
prejudice. " The Smithate of
truth"?to use a metaphor of Oliver
Wendell Holmes?"is never the same as
the Brownate of truth," and a Russian
fact dissolved in the British mind seems
to acquire almost inevitably new properties,
so thnt when it crystallizes again in
expression it has an entirely new set of
facets and angles.
As an illustration of the great wrong
which is done Russia, in accepting English
accounts of her movements, and
English interpretations of her motives,
let me recall for a moment her famous
war with the mountaineers of the Caucasus?a
war whose origin, history and
results, I have studied on the ground.
How was that war represented in America
? It was declared by English newspapers
to be a cruel and unprovoked assault
upon a brave, noble and independent
people, whose only crime was their
love of liberty.
It was prompted, they said, by that
insatiate ambition and that lust of conquest
which are the guiding principles
of Russian policy, and it was carried on
with the brutality and obstinacy which
are the distinguishing traits of th^ Russian
character. In vain the " brave but
?r?l n:MAn,m:A?a
uiuurwiuui/i- v/iiuiKXUiiuo, UXIYCU aum uue
mountain peak took refuge upon another;
tliey "were pursued, surrounded, and exterminated
with relentless ferocitv."
Their final subjugation was, according
to the British press, a crimo against
which all Christendom ought.to protest.
Now, what are the facts from the
Russian point of view ? At the beginning
of the present century the Caucasian
mountain range was inhabited by
2,000,000 . - more hardy, brave, cruel
Moliammeda. brigands. ' They had
been at war among themselves or with
their neighbors for a thousand years.
Feuds were their only inheritance?retaliation
and blood revenge their only
legal remedies, pljiuder their principal
means of subsistence. Immediately
south of this mountain range lay a series
of fertile cultivated valleys, inhabited by
a civilized Christian people known as
the Georgians. Over the heads of these
Georgians the Caucasian mountaineers
hung like a living sword of Damocles,
and as often as that terrible sword fell it
filled the sunny valleys of Kakhetia with
the smoke of burning villages, and reddened
the clefir Georgian streams with
the best Christian blood Almost every
foot of the beautiful country lying north
of the River Kur was ravaged anil desolated
by raiding bands of Caucasian
horsemen, who came down from a height
of 10,000 feet like a mountain storm,
swept the green valleys of the Kur and
the Alazan with fire and sword, and then
vanished up some dark ravine, carrying
with them scores of wretched captives,
and leaving behind them nothing but
the smoking ruins of Georgian farmhouses.
Hundreds of Christian families were
annually carried up into the mountains
of Daghestan as slaves, and the youngest
and most beautiful of the women
were passed along the range to the
Black sea coast, where they were sold to
the agents of Turkish harems. So terrible
a scourge did these raids of the
Caucasian mountaineers become to the
inhabitants of the Georgian valleys that
the last Georgian king, after repeatedly
imploring the assistance and protection
of the Russian empress, Catharine II.,
finally in 1801 abdicated his throne in
favor of her successor, Paul II. He
wrote to the latter a mournful letter, recounting
the misfortunes and sufferings
oi ins unnappy people, pieaiung cue
claims of Christian brother]lood, and
ending with the pathetic cry: " For
God's sake liolp ns ! The kingdom of
Georgia has ceased to exist; it lias been
carried away captive into the mountains
of the Caucasus."
Russia responded promptly to this
call for aid. Six or seven battalions of
Russian infantry moved up the Georgian
valley from the Caspian sea coast,
and notice was given to the Caucasian
mountaineers that their raids into territory
which now belonged to the emperor
must cea3e. Not the slightest attention
was paid to the warning. The highlanders
continued to swoop down like
mountain hawks upon the Georgian villages
along the base of the range whenever
the latter were left nngarrisoned,
and it soon became evident that, in order
to protect Georgia, Russia must attack
the mountaineers iu their native
fastnesses. War was declared in 1801,
itud hostilities continued with only occasional
intervals of peace for more than
half a century. After the sacrifice of
millions of money and tens of thousands
of lives the mountaineers were finally
coiiquered, and harassed Christians of
Georgia, for the first time in a hundred
years, could come out ot tlieir iortineu
churches and look up to the white peaks
of the Caucasus without a thrill of
dread.
During all this time where were the
sympathies of England ? With the persecuted,
battle wasted, almost exterminated
Christians of Georgia ? Far from
it. Then,^as now, the guiding priuciple
of British statesmanship seemed to lie
" with anybody against Russia." The
spectacle of a Christian people struggling
vainly for existence in the midst of
hostile Mohammedan powers, and borne
down at last by overwhelming odds, did
not extort from England a single expression
of sympathy or pity. But the
"wrongs" of the " unfortuuate mountaineers,"
who were not allowed to prove
their nobility aud maintain their freedom
by sacking Christian churches, burniug
Christian villages aud outragiug Christian
women, were trumpeted through
English newspapers to all*the world!
Journals like the Pall Mull Gazelle,
which could more easily impute selfish
motives tlmu understand noble one.?, denounced
the interference of Russia in
the Caucasus as an unprovoked aggression
of tyrannical power, and so persistently
were the " wrongs " of the mountaineers
magnified and the sufferings of
the Georgian Christians ignored by the
English press that four-fifths of intelligent
American readers were made to believe
that the conquest of the Caucasus
was a crime against humanity.
History sometimes repeats itself, and
Russia is now endeavoring to do fcr the
oppressed Christians of Bulgaria what
in the first hnlf of this century she did
for the persecuted Christians of Georgia.
She is aguin opposed by British statesmanship,
anil her motives again misrepresented
by the British press. Americans
should not be again misled. As a
Christian nation, as a fair-play loving notion,
they should try to do Ht least justice
to a great and noble people, who are maintaining
the rights of Christian kinsmep,
and defending as America would defend
the altars of the Christian church. *
Geobge Kennan.
Browbeating a Witness.
Some time ago the Legislature of I
I Massachusetts had under consideration 1
! the question of enjoining certain chemi- I
cal works as a nuisance; an eminent
chemist was brought forward as a witness
on the side to which Benj. F. Butler was
opposed. The lawyer by turns abused,
insulted and browbeat the professor, and,
I at last, asked him if he had not, on a
certain day, and in a certain place, accepted
a certain sum of money for his
professional opinion? The assemblage
was simply horrified. The witness was
_ 11 1..' L _A J*
| u genMeinun ui iiign hociiu amiiumg, un!
blemisned life, and -worldwide renown,
j A white haired senator ventured to in|
terpose that the witness was Professor
I So-and-so of Harvard University. " Proi
feasor of Harvard!" thundered Butler,
| with cruel disdain. "Yes; we hanged
| one of those men the other day.'" Prof.
| Webster had lately been executed for
I the murder of Dr. Parkman.
The President's Salary,
j The United States House committee
| on appropriations, in the Legislative
and Executive Appropriation bill, provide
$25,000 only for the salary of the
President, and accompany it with a provision
repealing the section of the revised
statutes which increased the salary
to $50,000. The Senate failed to pass
over the veto of President Graut the
bill restoring the salary to the old figure,
although it passed both houses by a
majority. It is likely that the provision,
as it stands now in the appropriaj
tion bill, will be agreed to, and the next
I President -will have to be content with
j $25,000 per annum. 0
! i'roni unesier u. rarner, ui vnuiun, n. x.
j ''For several years I was troubled with an
i affection of the lungs and throat, accompanied
i by a severe cough, which threatened serious in!
roads upon my constitution, when I was in;
duced to make use of Db. Wistab's Balsam of
I Wild Ciiebrt. To the astonishment of myself
: and my friends I was entirely cured. I cheer!
fully recommend the Balaam to the public as a
I safe, sure and reliable medicine for all diseases
j of the throat, chest and lungs, coughs, colds,
j etc."
50cents and $1 a bottle. Bold by all druggists.
The itch which commonly prevails
! among people of unclean habits and impure
i blood, and usually defies the ordinary expedi!
ents for its removal, can be quickly expelled by
I a few ablutions with Glenn's Sulphur Soap".
I Bold everywhere. Dopot, Crittenton's, 7 Sixth j
| avenue, New York.
i Hill's Hair & Whisker Dye, black or brown, 50c.
?
Is there one reader of tliis paper sufi
fering from rheumatism ? If so, write to
j Helphonstine A Bently, druggists, Washing
ton, D. C., for a circular of Durang's Bheuj
matic Itemedy. This medicine is taken inI
ternallv, ana will positively cure any case of
I rheumatism on the face of the green earth. I
i Price, one dollar a bottle,
i i
! American Standard Shot of superior j
j Ihiish, also lead pipe and sheet lead, manufac- j
! tnred by the Colwell Lead Co.. successors to ,
| the New Lead Co., 63 Centro street, New York, j
"Old Reliable."
I. Tlicro are many reputed remedies for that
j very prevalent disease, chronic nasal catarrh,
I but none which have given general satisfaction
. and become acknowledged standard prepartv[
tions, except Dr. Sage's Catarrh Remedy. It
i continues to enjov an unprecedented popularity.
I This reputation has been earned through tlie
permanent cures which it has wrought, having
' proved itself a specific in the worst forms of
! the disease. Pierce's pocket memorandum
| books are given away at drug stores.
Coughs and Colds.
j Sudden changes of weather are sources of
| pulmonary and bronchial affectionB. Take at
I once "Brown's Bronchial Troches," let the
( cough, cold, or irritatiou of the throat be ever
so slight.
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i this paper who is nick, or has an invalid friend,
! will De furnished free, bv mail, a book which
! will explain how scrofula, "humors, nervous and
j other chronic diseases may be permanently
j cured by a simple process of nature. Addre/s
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1 England cure for coughs, colda and consumption.
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We noticed in one of our exchanges
this week the statement of Dea. John Hodgkins,
of South Jefferson, Me., whose son was
i cured of incipient consumption by the use of
I Johnson's Ancxlyne LinitnetU. Wo refer to this
j at this time as tending to Corroborate the state
ment we made last week in relation to this
i liniment as applied to consumption.
Jt Uongre.HH uau empioyeu as umcu
: Hcientitic Hkill in the arrangement of ita "re[
conatruction policy-' at the cloie, an the War
department did in the beginning of the war, in
1 arranging for the manufacture of what was
called SheriiUtn's Cavalry Condition Powders
' for the use of cavalry horses, no doubt the
Union would have been restored long ago.?
Exchange.
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and refinement say " I owe my life to Sanford's
Radical Core," yon may feel assured that it is an article
of great value, and worthy to be classed among
tbo standard medical ipeclflcs of tho day.
" Tho benefit I derive from it* dally use U to mo in
valuable."
HENRY WELLE, or Wklls, Faeoo & Co.
" It has cured me after twelve year* of uninterrupted
offering."
GEO. W. HOUGHTON, "V.Ai/nuK.
Each package contains Dr. Banford's Improved In- ,
haling Tube, with full directions for use in all cases.
Price $1.00 per package. For sale by all wholesale
and retail druggists throughout the United States.
WEEKS ft POTTER, General Agents and Wholesale
Druggist*. Boston. j
COLLINS'
VOLTAIC
PLASTERS.
AN Electro-Galvanic Bat'^ry, combined with the
celebrated Medicated Porous Plaster, forming
the grandest curative agent In the world ofmcdlclne,
and uttorly surpassing all other Plasters heretofore
in use. Thev accomplish more in one week than the
old Plasters'In a whole year. Tliey do sot pailiats,
thcycun*. Inatantrellef aflorded In
Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Paralysis, Cramps,
St. Vitas' Dance, Sciatica, Hip Complaints,
Spinal Affections, Nervous Pains and Irrl.
tatlons, Epilepsy or Fits proceeding from
Shocks to the Nervous Systeih, Raptures
and Strains, Fractures, Bruises, Contusions,
Weak Muscles and Joints, Nervous
and Foeble Muscular Action, Great Sore,
noes and Pain in any Part of the Body,
Weak and Painful Kidneys, Great Tender*
ness of the Kidneys, and Weak and Lame
Back, caused by Chronic Inllaminatlon of
the Kidneys.
80 confident ore the proprietor* In tlio jjreat r ilue
Of this Piaster oTcr all other Plasters that they do not
hesitate to warbaxt U to posseMKreater. fur greatrr,
curative propertlos than all others combined, while
the prlco of each, vl*. 2S rents Is within the reach
of every sufferer In the land. IiisUt, therefore, upon
havlnorwhtttyou call for.
,Sold everywhere. 6ent hy mall, carefully wrapped
and warranted, on receipt of prlcc, 23 cents for one,
#1.23 for six. or >2.25 for twelvo, by WEEKS & POT1
TKR, Proprietor/. Uoaton.
HONEY OF HOREHOUND AND TAi
FOR THE CURE OF
I doughs, Golds, Influenza, Hoarseness, Difficnj
Breathing, and all Affections of the Throat,
Bronchial Tubes, and Lungs, leading
to Consumption.
i This infallible remedy is composed of th;
| Honey of the plant Horehound, in chemica
j union with Tar-Balm, extracted from the
Life Principle of the forest tree Annr.
1 ts ? t>_ 1 _r /-?;i 1
| X)alsam?Af Or 1)31111 U1 UllCilU.
The Honey of Horehound soothes ant
I scatters all irritations and inflammations, and
! the Tar-balm cleanses and heals the throat
! and air passages leading to the lungs. Five
additional ingredients keep the organs cool,
moist, and in healthful action. Let no prejudice
keep you from trying this great medii
cine of a famous doctor who has aved thou]
sands of lives by it in his large privaiv practice.
> N.B.?The Jar-Balm has no bad taste or
| smell.
PRICES 50 CENTS AND $1 PER DOTTLE.
Great >aving to buy large sue.
! 44Pike's Toothache Drops" Cut*
in 1 Minute.
Sold by all Druggists.
IC. % CBITTENTON, Prop., N.Y,
<2S A A WEEK. G'ataJogue and Samplo I'KKK.
q4:U KBLTON A CO.. 1IP Nassau St.. New York.
1 d'OPft A Month.?AjtenU wanted. 30 bent tell.
! ><hll irur articles in tho world. One nampto free.
yUUU Address JAY BKONWON, Detroit, 3!ich.
5BLASE STORY SUPPLEMEKT
CEBITS) Complete novel by best Authors
in newspaper form for 0 cents. Issued
each month. Send postago stamps or
nickel. " Murchison Mystery," a beautiful
story of Amorican Lifo, now ready.
Address, BLADK CO.,
Toledo, Ohio.
[Established 1846.]
J.ESTEY & CO.
Brattloboro, Vt.
| r^rSond for Illustrated Catalogue
| FRANK LESLIE to BOOK AGENTS.
The People Will Not Be Deceived.
Erory family requires an Authentic History of ih?
j CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION
and wants the one that i?u planned before the opening
of the Fair and reuuirod tho labor of my largo ?orp? of
ArtiaU, Photographer*, Engraver* and Draughtsmen for
ten montha to execute the illustrations, tverj one of
which was made ezprossly (or this wort This is the
only History yei written and in it are only authentic Illustrations
giving a complete panorama of the Kx position
from ita incoption to its clo?e?pictures of active life
within the Cmttnninl Ground'?Art Exhibits surrounded
by visitors, (riving at once a correct idea of dimensions b,"
comparison?State Days and their attendant pageantir
?Character sketches true to life?in fact such vivid
1 n/irtrmtnrn as (fives the reader a perfect knowledge of
all branches of tho Exhibition.
ETery one on seeing specimen pages and prospectus or
FRANK LESLIE'S HISTORICAL REGISTER
?OF THE?
Centennial Exposition!
Involuntarily express a desire to possess it?the wcret of
the extraordinary succesi of our Agents, who universally
pronounco it tho oaaiost book to sell they nver handled.
20, 30 and 50 subscribers a day are report* from
scores of Agent*. The book contains 338 mammoth
pages equal to 1,842 octavo pages, and would make (Arc?
such boob) as are announced as Centennial Histories,
8to., 600 pp. Our l.OuO exquisite Engravings cover a aur,
face equal to 1,331 full octavo pages. In fact, our work
is equal in size to three 8vo. books of 6f0 pp., with 460 full
page illustrations in each, and printed on paper twee
times the weight and cost, used in ordinary octavafboflu.
Address for prico, terms and territory,
AGENCY DEPARTMENT,
; Frank Leslie's Publishing House,
i 537 Pearl Street, New York
Music Books!
| Each Book limy be safely received as nmon*
the very beat.
THE SALUTATION. (%8i)!M:
i First-class Church Music Book.
|THE ENCORE.
First-class Singing-school B<- jk.
ia/ori n of snwiv
VI Vllkft# VI w
; Unrivaled Collect'on of Son
i GEMS T0rfE DANCE. (**AWih>?3
The Most lirillio.nL Piano Music.
PERKINS' Anthem Book.$??a0z>.
An ousy Anthem for each Sunday in the Year.
Perkins' Glee and Chorus Book.
Superb Collection. (81.25. {12 pur doz).
Male Voice Glee Book.pzhkinb.
Brief, Now, Spirited Glee* in abundance.
Emerson's Chorus Book. 'Si?13
| Tut- Best Sacred and Secular Choruses.
| Either Boole mailed, post-free, for Retail Price.
OLIVER DITS0N & CO., Boston. |
C. II. DITSON iV- CO.,
711 Broadway, New York. |
J. E. DITSON & CO..
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WW Gold. Address A. COULTER A CQ..
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rcnollino creases now paid. Adiiee and circnJWM
free. T. McMlcaxn. Atty., jirj Suaomht, Phila-.M^M
UflUTFtl Men "to sell to Merchaata.
11 I fell a month and trarehngexpen^^^B
WW WW I fcll paid. Gem Mfg.Oo.^Loa''^^B
Ci?J A A"A Year and Expenses to good Aokt^^B
| $Pv"" who are wanted everywhere Jn a stdc^^H
lefftumato ana pleasant doiuiws.
Addrew J. WORTH <3b CO., Ht. Lon?% Mo. W|
SnSgs^
WE GIVE TIIE HOCIAI, VT9ITIIK,
Largest and Beet Story pap*r in the country, 3 Mont^^H
on trial, and 1 Pair Elegant Gold Plated 8 lee ve B a ttoi^BM
I Set Studs and Collar Button, for 30 cents. Addr^^^B
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m If" made rapidly rnnviUffin^HH
Money ?*
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$1U to SLOOP rrs'Ar "B
Address BAXTER i CO.. Banker*, 17 Wall St., N.
fftmiiu habit cured at hujuh
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acribe case. DR. F. B. MAKSH, Uuincy. Mlch.^J||
??ed agents ^^td^xtwi
terms on the "JVtu nhuiraied BibUfar (ht To"Jff " (on^^H
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P Yfill wi" MTO to distribute tome of our circ^^l
p 1 vw Lars, wo will send you a Chromo iflH
II Glltlfaune,acda 16-page.64^ohamn, illuntrate^M
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B 1TEUT A AND INVENTOR^H
PATENTS mssiumH
Agent?.711 OSt-.Washtngton.D.C. Kitab. in 1W1 Ke^^H
utter alioaranr;*. Circular of ln-tmcti'>m. etc., tent fre^^J
D. W. Hatch i Co.: I have sold your Unireni^HE
Cough Syrnp nearly three yeara. Itgires good ?jtidfs<^BA
Uon, ana I nave no hesitation in recommending it
equal if not superior to other remedies of cIj-im. M
_ Yours trnly, __A. W. BtTLLOCK, M. D. B|
P. I har? bold mora universal ujujfa oyrap iiai
anv othur cough mmpdv. A w **
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FLORIDA pSarffK
Only Two Changwt of Oars! Quick Time! Send fo
Circulars to YIN<<LING< (iEKtnxL Eastxb:
Aoent, No. 9 As tor House, New York.
VIOLIN STRINGS
Genuine Italian Violin Strings, also for Banjo or Goi
tar, 15 and 20c. each, or 91.50 and 82 * dtra. Sen
by mall on receipt of pncc. Dealers! Send card for cat
tfogue. J. HAENIwERi Importer of Mimical Instru
monta and Strings. 106 (JimuiborH Ht.< N?w VorU
J#^~i$100. REWARD. $100.
Tin MOUSTACHE produced on a rmooth tea
I m mEvI by the ass of Oral Bt.so F.u* is witboat
M jtJ8M lajcrr, of will forfeit S100. Price by mail la
staled packan E> cnu, tar three' 40 centa.
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EMPLOY3IENT.
ANY PERSON of ordinary intelligence can tin a U*
Ing by canvassing for the Illustrated Weekly. Kzpcr
once is not necessary?the only requisite being:as in al
successful business, industry and energy. Send for par
tfcnlm. C'hna. C'lncna &r Co.. 14 Warren St .ITY.
tnCnUiriM/nr m incur**u O?M.
OU Dm. J. P. Fitlm, txtngiwora, ?ay?: If *'
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nlulnlr, ufUTa-allm. Knnlfi, 0?rt. Dtotf WS Ltaar tlljiwa
IniruuDi-riTUll ianilTno IJUIBPX.XMMy Cw?aL aa*
Urn P*n? > Mninul n.1, ? Win nfnaaS mmn. TwpkMa, * *>
KM aaS AdrtM Mil br Bill, cairn Ulw SB. ftTUBL
ft~M- >ndt WW*- MU4.ljfe? IQPtCIWM AtPtOOISTS
Prof. Hull's Magic Cnmpaasd
I Is the only preparation,one packagc of whlcn
W will force the beard to grow thick and heavy
A J A on the imnothnt face (without injury; In fl
ilflA days in every csie. or money chccrtullr rf
funded, JS onti p?r parkouf. pftstpsirts 3 for
V?bJ7b& SOccnt*. K. W. JONES. A^l.lnnd. Mau.
A BOOK for the MILLION.
MEDICAL ADVICE AftTfiSrtSS:
Cancer, Catarrh, Rupture, Opium Habit, eta, SENT
FREE on receipt of stamp. Address Dr. Butte' Dispensary,
No._lSi North 8th Street, St Louis, Mo.
llf A IITTOTI SALESMEN to travel and sail to
Ml M M A JjU Dealers our Unbreakable or Eureka
WW Ml? Glass Lamp Chimneys, Monitor Safety
Burners, Automatic Extinguishers, Lamp Goods, etc..
8 It 200 a yenr, hotel and tmvelinff eiD/>n??3 paid to
rood men. No peddling. No risk. Boit nulling goods
In the American market.
B. H. ROBII Oc CO.. CINCINNATI. OHIO.
Yotutg America Pr?n CoiT >
53 Murray St., NEW Yore, jSsk ? f
V*?LlMiU?Mla U* ?utf7 Is lie Ium, nil iU jCflR M
' hcupcat and beit ImnU and WflLlUk.
?eir-I:iklnir printing presses.
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t**r c* v~* r,? twu wjllabs,
* ? " r,...j /-.*. ??\ ???? ?. tF-*, *1. w firi
jllas& A ?pli.nl-10 i iuoiv FHUCIir.
>scl*ra faa. Cpeciaoa Beet cffipa, fat:, to. tanoeniij
Tlucrative business.
we want 500 more first-class
8ewinc machine acent8*. and 500
men of energy and ability to learn
the businessofsellincsgwincmachines.
compensation liberal, but
varyinc according to ability, char
acter and qualifications of the
agent. for particulars, a0dre8s
f flam Sewing Macbiiie Co.. CMcago.
887 * 829 B80ADWAT. Hit Tort, or S*w Wwm Ifc
nAG'TS WANTED FOR HISTORY II
lenten'l exhibition
It oontnln* 330' flue engravings of buildings and
icinwin the Great Exhibition, ancfiatb.o^swio
and oomplete history published. It treat*of thegrand
buildings, wonderful exhibit*, curiosities, great events,
etc. Very cheap and tells nt sight. One agent sold 48
copies in one day. Send for our extra term? to Asents
and a full PHILA
DELPHIA, PA.
a ? TTflTTAV Unreliable and worthless books on
(/All llUJl. the Exhibition are being circulated.
Do not be deceived. See that tbe book jou buy contain*
874 pages and 330 tine engraving*.
K A NS AS!
I All aboot its Soil, Climute, Resources. Products, Law*
and its People are given ir- the KANSAS HA R.UEK,
a lO-page Weekly, in its tifteonth year. Postage paid,
I 3 months, for 60 oenM. Address
j. k. hudson, topexa, kansas.
Has Quickly takon a high place among agricultural
journals.?.V. F. Tribunt We have considered it
among the best of our exchanges, and a werthy representative
of the West.?Practical Farmtr, Phil'a.j^...Onr
Kansas friends should feel ranch pride in tbe high character
and sterling worth of thnir State agricultural paper.
?Xnlional Lite Stock Journal We cheerfully credit
it with being ono of the best edited of our Western agriculture
exchanges. -Spirit of the Timv, New York.
NEW TVTLLCOX & GIBBS
MTOMATI
producing ^US Automat ic
Marvelous Stitch
Results. Indicator.
Tr?d. Mirlc In bus yfffl W^T of ?v?ry mscblne.
SILENT SEWING MACHINE.
Send Postal Card for Illustrated Price List, &c.
Willcox & Gibbs S. M. Go.,
(Cor. Bond St.) 658 Broadway, New York.
W WHBOB'S COMPOOHD OF ^
FTJBE COB LIVES
LOU AND LIME. J
Wilbor'a Coil Liver Oil and Lime.?I'cr.nons '
wht> have boen tufcinx Cod Liter Oil will be pleased to
learn that Dr. Wilbur lias succeeded, from directions of
jfver.il professional gentlemen, in cmbinina: the pure
oil and lime in such a manner thatitis pleMant tet'
, taste, and i ts effects in luns complaints arc truly wonderful.
Very many persons whose cases were, pronounced
hopeless and who had taken tho clear oil for ? IOHft
time without marked effect, have been entirely cured by
usins this preparation. Be *uro and get tho genuine.
Manufactured only by A. 11. WILBOK,Chemist, Boston.
Sold by alLdruggistfl. ?
TO ADVERTISERS!
BEALS & FOSTER, <
No. 41 Park Row, NEW YORK,
GENERAL AGESTS TOR
THE AMERICAN NEWSPAPER UNIOH LISTS !
OF COOPEM^fcPAPEHS.
Adrertiiers de?irinf: to aw either of tlie Li^ts (not
pablinhed in their '?vn city) m.i> communicate with
Mrtisrs. BEALS i FOSTKR direct, us all orders will
hereafter pass through their htniU.
A. J. AIKKNS, President
Auicricau Xc\vm?aper Union.
N. Y. y. 17. - No. ? ~~
WHEN WRITING TO ADVERTISERS,
>T please ?*y thnt rMWWth* MT?rtlM- i
neat In tbli paper.
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