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The Dumb Spiuner.
rhere lired a dumb spinner at Athelstanr Lea; j ^
A-apinning a mngic web was she. j ^
She spun and she twisted it strong and tight; j
It was fair and delicate, smooth and white. j ^
She built hor a dwelling, arched and high; |
Then the poor little spinner lay down to die. j c
The magic web was her winding-sheet;
It measured in length, three fairy leet;
And the house she had built became her tomb i
She lay all alone in the twilight gloom;
But when morning had come and turned to ;
noon,
Said the master: " Ah, 'tis a fine cocoon !"
Then they stripped from her body the robe so j f
rare, i o
To deck the form of a princess fair. I s
Now the silk sweeps over the n:Uuce floor, j (
And no one thinks of the spinner more.
. ? Wide Awalcc.
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BUT FOR THIS. > t
is
' Miliicent, Millicent, when is sup-1
per?" 1 ?
r U i 1 a
IjOU unij KUUIVJ, num.
" Perhaps I'd better pray for some! a
then/' said little Jane Blair, solemnly. '
" Really I think you had," said Milli- j,
cent, in a soft tone.
There she sat, staring into the little
fire on which their last atom of wood :
was burning, and seeing in tho red ashes, ! ^
nto which the light wood dropped so | jj
quickly, pictures of the p:ist. They had :
never been rich people, but always com- [ ?,
fortable. | n
Her father was a seafaring man?first i i,
mate of an ocean vessel?and her mother J
a tidy housewife, who made everything ; ?,
bright and cozy. How he used to sit' r,
telling his adventures to them when he j i,
was at home.
He would not have been a sailor had j"
there not been sea serpents and mcr-! V
maids in them, but nothing was too j
wonderful for those loving folk at home
to credit; and indeed he probably be- i t
lieved them himself.
The rooms hau been pretty with j *
shells and coral branches, and bright I
parrots in swinging cages and pictures i r
of ships upon the wall.
It had been so different from this j
wretched place in which the two girls
now lived. !e
But tl'.it was not all; the love was j
gone?the tender care that parents have |
lor their children. ! ^
The mother lay in her green grave in a i 3
far-ofjf cemetery; and who can point the ^
place of a shipwrecked sailor's grave? j_
Sue remembered so well how Tie sailed j.
away that last time?liow they looked *
after him, her mother and herself?how
they waited for news, and waited in vain, '
until at last there came to them a saiior, i j
saved from the wreck of the " Flying j
Scud," who told how she went down in j
mid-seas at the dead of night, ablaze 0
from one end to the other; and how
Roger Blair, the first mate, was among v
the missing.
Alter that, poverty and sorrow; de- i j.
parture from the dear ola home; toil in .
a strange city, sickness, friendlessness, i
and, crowning woe of all, the mother's j i;
death. i j
The girl had done her best for her lit j
tie sister ever since, but she was not a i *
rery skillful needlewoman, and could ; j
not earn as much as some others; and
1. i?i ?..u .1 1 <
now wuik nuu givirii uui iuiu^cuici, auu , ^
?he, pretty find sweet and good, and (j
helpful in a daughterly way about the l
house, was not quite sure that she could ; |]
win bread for two in any way?bread
, . and shelter and fire. j
She was only seventeen, and a frail i
little creature, withjvery little strength :
in lier small body, and now that matters
were so bad, who can wonder that she j
almost despaired?
"I suppose it isn't quite supper time i ?
yet?" said little Jane again. She had !
ueen on her knees behind the bed for a J]
long while. " I wonder whether He I'
knows how nungry I am?" j11
" What shall 1 do?" said Millicent to j11
herself, as she looked about the room, t ^
"I have sold everything?the clock, the j k
books, even mother's work-box and the u.
parrot. There is nothing left. The jsl
child will starve before morning. Oh, V.1
what shall I do. j "
She arose and went to the window, (>.
and looked down into the street. It was J'
dirty and narrow, and swarmed with J1
liithy children.
Opposite was a little drinking shop,
about which :i blind man with a hddle . (1
drew a profitless audience.
Nothing sweet or fresh or pure met (l(
her eye there, hut between that scene
and herself a sudden breeze blew a j,(
beautiful screen, and there was wafted
!o lier through the broken glass :m exquisite
perfume. _ . 1 b
On the sill without stood a rose in a '
broken teapot. ?
She had picked up th<- slip among the ^
rubbish cast out by a neighboring gar- .
dener. and it had grown well in its j
handful of earth.
To-day it had !)loome?'.: a perfect rose,
exquisite in shape, perfume and color, i t|
drooped from the stem. and beside it a p(
half-blown bud gave promise of another , '
llower :is lovely. j
Until thi<* moment Millicent, in her * '
anxiety, had forgotten Iter one treasure. 1
Hut for a gentle shower that had fallen '
that morning, it might have withered
where it stood, for she had not even
watered it. ?
. Now a blight thought flitted through ^
her mind. J
She had often seen children selling /'
owers in the street, anil ladies and gentU
men seemed glad to buy them. j
She would force herself to be cour-! JJ
ngcous.
She would go out into the street with
ibis rose and its bud. and some one k
would give her enough to buv a loaf of
bread, or at least a roll for little Jane. 1 '
She would do it?she would. i ?
(Joel would give lier strength. ^
She tied on her hood :tnd wrapped her c
shawl about her, and plucking the flower t]
and a leaf or two, and 'that bright bud, j
that seemed perhaps the fairer of the i j(
two. hade Jane be good and wait for her, j (|
and went down stairs and out from-the j ^
dincy cross street into Broadway. j j,
There every one save herself seemed : (j
gay and happy, and well-dressed. ! ^
Sheseemed to be a thing apart?a black r.
blot ip all t Ills brightness. 1?.
She stood at a corner and held out her I _
flower, but it seemed that no one heeded j
her. i V
At last she gathered courage to touch j
one of the ladies that passed, and say: j t]
" Buy a rose, lady?buy arose! Please ! 0
buy a rose."
But the woman hurried by as the rest
had.
It would not do to stand still. H
She walked out Slowly.
Whenever she. cauglit a pleasant eye t
she heid out her bouquet, and repeated '
her prayer: j,
" Buy a rose? buy a rose!"
But the sun was setting and she was j ?
opposite the City Ilall l'ark, and still no ,
i,?^ a 11
Wi&v 1I?U uuugiu liri nun IT|
She was growing desperate. 11
Some one should buy it. "
,Jane*shouid have bread tlmt night. ! *
"Buy a rose! See! Look at it! See ! !'
how pretty it is!" she cried, in a voice
sharpened by hunger and sorrow. I !'
Look! You don't look at it, or you'd j ?
huv it." - |J
" These street beggers should be sup-1.
pressed," said the stout man she had ; j
addressed. " Young woman, I'll give J"
you in charge if you don't behave your- P
self." '
" He don't know, he don't know." j .
said Millicent to herself. " Nobody
could guess how poor wc are. Oh, what! :
a hard, hard world!" 'J
Then she went on, not daring to speak
again, and her rose drooped a little in ! jj
her ringers, and^till no one seemed dis-: "
posed to buy it. ' *
In her excitement sue had walked
further than she knew. i ?'
She was far down Broadway, and before
her was the Bowling Green, with
its newly-trimmed grass plot and its 1 ^
^ silvery fountain. \ ?
A little further on the Battery, newly i J
restored to its pristine glorv, and on its
benches some bluc-bloused emigrants *
with round faces, and their bareheaded
wives with woolen petticoats and little .
shawls crossed over their bosoms and ,
knotted at the waist. [ 5'
As they stared about th*m, it struck j "
the girl that! they, fresh from the sea, j ?,
might be tempted by the fresh, sweet i
rose she held in her hand to spend a few j
pennies; but when she offered it to A1
them, she saw they were more prudent. j
They only shook fheir heads solemnly
and looked away from her.
And this last hope gone, despair seized j "
upon Millicent.
- She sank down upon a bench and be- j
gan to weep bitterly.
The twilight was deepening.
She waa far from home andjlittlc Jane. ; p
t
She was faint with weariness and
lunger.
Beyond the present moment all seemed
n utter blank'to her.
She covered her face with her hands;
he rose dropped into her lap unheeded.
She cared for it no more.
Fate was so much against her that no
mo would even buy a beautitui flower
ike that of her.
There were steps.
She heeded them not.
There were voices.
It muttered not to her.
Suddenly some one said:
" What a beautiful rose."
And the words caught her ear.
She looked up.
Three or four seafaring men, with bunlies
in their hands, were passing by,
resh from the ocean evidently, embrownd
with the sun and wind, and with the
hip's roll still in their gait.
Sailors were always irenerous. One of
itCaO Avuuid buy tue flower.
She hi-lu it out.
" Buy it, please," she whispered, fainty.
" Please buy this rose."
" I am glad to get it," said n stout,
lderly man, slipping forward. " What's
he price, lass? Will that do?"
lie tossed three or tour foreign-looking
ilver pieces into her lap, and took the
lower.
Then looking at her very closely, he
poke again:
'' What's the trouble, lass. Don't be
feared to tell me. 1 had a little giri of
iv own once. She's dead now. Tell
ae, can I help you?1"'
Milliccnt looked up.
The man's face was half hidden by his
at, and he was stouter and grayer than
ier father had been, but she fancied a
i ken ess.
"You have helped me, sir," she said,
1 by buying the rose. Thank you very
nueh. My father was a sailor too; and
le was shipwrecked."
"It's a sailor's fate," said the man.
'It's time you were getting home, lass,
^his city is no place for a young girl to
ie out in after night. But just wait. A
ailor's orphan has a claim on a sailor,
nd my poor little Milliccnt would have
teen about your age if she had lived."
"Milliccnt!" screamed the girl. "Oh,
uv name is Milliccnt. I'm frightened,
don't know what to think. You look
ike him?you. I'm Milliccnt Blair.
r_. r, 1.1 r> :# I
nj i;unt'i" \v;is Augi'r dhui. it <v
I roam? It can't be true. It can't be
iither!"
But the next instant he had her in liis
rms, and she knew that the sea lnul
;iven him back to her,
Wrecked with the vessel, but not lost,
te had been cast upon a desert island,
i-hence he escaped alter three weary
ears, only to find his little home empty.
The widow had left her little cottage
0 earn her living in the city, and the
lews of her death had been brought
tack to her old home by some one who
lad been in New York when she died,
nd who had either heard or imagined
hat he heard that her children were
lead also.
And the news was told to Roger Blair
>y kindly people who believed it thoroughly,
and he had borne it as best he
ould, and had sailed the sea again, a
veary. heart-broken man.
lie had not found all his treasures,
ait that some were spared was more
han he had ever hoped: and the meettig
between father and daughter was
ike that between two arisen from the
lead.
And so the rose bush had done more j
r>r Mihieent than she could have i
reamed; and to this day it is the mo?t |
herished treasure in the little home |
- here the old man liv<s with his two
aughters: and when once a month its!
lossoms fill the air with their fragrance, I
liey crowd about it as about the shrine
f some sainted thing, and whisper:
"But for this we should still be
arted."
How Chinamen Evade a State Law.
The Gold Ilill (New) News says:
The law passed by the late Legislate.
forbidding, under heavy penalties,
le disinterment of human bodies buried
1 this State without first obtaining perlission
from the county commissioners,
"as suggested ny and aimed at tue weunown
custom of the Chinese of digging
p the bones of their countrymen and
lipping them home to China. This
ustom litis prevailed not only from regious
duty, hut through the contracted
bligations of the companies to which J
icy belong, or by whom they are
rought to this country, to.return them
China alive or dead. Returning the
ones suitably boxed up, labeled and :
I'rtiticd to fulfills the contract. For :
very Celestial not so returned or other- '
ise satisfactorily accounted for the j
tympany h:is to forfeit three times the j
mount of the contract money to the j
datives of the deceased or to the gov- J
I'liment.
"For this reason it is that -it asuita
le time, a few months after burial, tin* i
raves were reopened and the bones J
ikon out for shipment. The new law |
rould apparently discourage and pro- !
cut in a great measure the emigration '
f Chinese to this country. but .John H
jo cunning to be caught or kept out oil j
ny such arrangement as that. Since ]
le law went into effect not one Chinese I
r\l?nn?\ kiiHtml nni? I
LSI \IW ll?W> HUTU imuwu llll ?lllJ IJ\?I4V.-5 I
i it. Skillful practitioners, employed I
y the companies, remove all the bones |
oni the body as soon as convenient |
fter death. The corpse is laid upon the i
pcrating table face downward. Some !
roniatic joss paper is burned in a c enser j
uspended from the ceiling', three tea- ;
upfuls of sanctified rice water are i
nrinkled over the body and around the |
riuni, and a priest repeats the sacred |
Ihinese proverb,-4 Koony lux fat choy,' \
rhich signifies,.' Peace and good will to |
s ail." This is the formula for the 1
ecasion.
"The two * illed surirical operators!
ow step forward to their work with i
t'en. srlittering knives. An incision is i
uule from the top of the head down the j
pinal column, branching off down each
*g to the heel and along the back of
ach arm. The skin and flesh is then
are fully and speedily peeled and
rimmed away each side from the skull,
boulders, back, ribs, hips, arms and
*gs, and, in less .time th in it'takes to
PHI'rillP it thfl lloclilocu ct-nlnfnn ie
rawn forth, leaving the boneless corpse
ying there. Then the clothes which
eeeased wore during life, often comprisng
all his worldly possessions, are careully
stuflWl in to supply the place of the
ones removed, and the body, heinfj
eatly sewed up and washed, is wrapped
ti a plain shroud and delivered to the
riends for burial.
"The skeleton is now ui\jointed, and
lie bones are subsequently baked in an
ven and packed for shipment."
low the Nihilists Served a Defective. i
Sfrge Lawrowski, one oftlie ablest de- |
etives attached to tlie Third Departient,
was sent from St. Petersburg to
'oltava wif.i instructions to get at the
screts of the Nihilistorganization there
stahlished. Arrived at Poltava, Law- J
:>wski displayed great activity in guid13
the researches of the local police,
lade many acquaintances in different
haracters, being an expert in changing
is appearance and manner, and was
opeful of success in liis mission, when
is evil fortune prompted him to fall in
>ve with the pretty daughter of a priest,
anted Achristoff. This girl, only seventeen
years of age, was affiliated to the
ssociations, and had been planted upon
.awrowski by order oftlie Poltava comlittee.
with tho nliiopf r\f Vioti'ovinrr liim
lto their hands. After a fortnight's arent
courtship, Mile. AchristofF allowed
erself to be persuaded to give her adlirer
a rendezvous by night in a garden
1st outside the town.
When Lawrowski reached thetrysting
lace he was surrounded and seized by
ve masked men, armed with revolvers
nd knives, who bound him to a tree and
len cut off his nose and ears. Bleeding
rid unable to shout for assistance, as he
ad been gagged by his mutilators, he
jmained where they left him in agony
f pain until early morning, when he
'as found senseless and all but dead i
om loss of blood. An onen letter in i
is pocket contained the following fero- ;
ous announcement: "We cutoff his I
Dse because he is a sleuth-bound, and j
is ears because be has proven himself ;
> be an ass, in that he paid court to one j
'Us!" Mile. Achristoff has vanished j
om Poltava, and all the efforts of the
rdice to track her to her hiding place
ave proved utterly ineffectual. Meanbile.
Lawrowski lies in a hopeless con
ition; and even should he rally from
le utter exhaustion induced by the
pmorrhagc suffered during that terrible
ight, he will bear hideous witness on
is disfigured countenance, as long as he
lay live, to the pitiless anger of the Poli.va
Committee.?London"Telegraph.
? ?
" The path of glory " lies ai'ound the I
edestrian arena. . 1
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TIMELY TOPICS.
The Average price paid per day for
convict labor is as follows: In Iowa, 43 Thi
cents; New York. 34; Indiana, 45; Ne- "Wh
braska, 35 to 40; Kansas, 45; Michigan, Up;
40; Maryland, 40; Illinois, 40; West Ho
Virginia,25; Missouri,40; Vermont, 35; "F
Rhode Island, 40; Connecticut, 40; Ohio,
451; Pennsylvania, 40; Minnesota, 40; ^
California 45 and 50. -ph.
remaps tne most paving imng m una > xnt
country is the New York Elevated Railioad. "'I
I In a recent interview, its president says:
" This road carries ] 00,000 passengers a day
bringing in $7,000 every twenty-four hours
to the company." If this rate keeps up all * Cl
the year, and the president thinks the road gu
is only in its infancy yet, it will bring in gaj
considerably over $2,000,000 a year, and a << }
the road only cost $4,000,000, this rate can- Up
not but be profitable. An
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" A dog fancier" takes exception to Pro- gQ
feasor Iluxley's assertion that "one of the ^
most curious peculiarities of the dog-mind -ph
is its inherent snobbishness, shown by the As
regard paid to external respectability. The
dog who barks furiously at a beggar will let
a well-dressed man pass him without oppo- CJs
sition." He says that the facts are that
only the dogs of well-dressed persons act so.
Dogs accustomed to men in rags bark not at jje
beggars but at persons clothed in sleek gQ
broadcloth.
Ar
Russian princes seem to be very peculiar To
kind of people. Not long ago .Prince lus- j
supofl, one of the richest men of the country, I
was first fined and then sentenced to three j
months' imprisonment on account of the i ;
fearful amount of dirt which he had allowed | bo
to accumulate in his palace, and which j a 1
poisoned the atmosphere of the whole neigh- j la}
borhood. Now, the St. Petersburg papers i no
announce that Prince Sergii Michaelowitz I d:v
Galizyu died in Odessa of starvation. He j m<
lived in a dark damp room in a basement, | lie
so small that there was not room for the j rai
coffin, and for several months he had had j tin
I nothing to eat but bread and a little fruit, j '
Meanwhile, his mother lives in the grandest " ^
style in Moscow. j an
j The electric light iB said to have a partic- j sw
| ular t fleet on patients suffering from cata- i
j lepsy and other nervous complaints. Proj
fessor Charcot, of the Salpetriers, Paris, To
after making experiments with the electric '
j light on hysterical subjects, found that a |
J patient placed before a very bright electric ! J
I light fell into an aniesthetic condition. The j ,
subject of this treatment stands as if fascin- j j
ated, motionless, and with fixed, staring j ^
eyes." The limbs are stiff, but hot so rigid
' that they cannot be moved, and they pre-!
serve whatever position may be given to j
them. The patients neither see or hear. ; jn,;
vain the operator speaks to them or makes j *
signB; all communication between them and ]?r
the outer world seems to be at an end.
Meanwhile the features take the expression t
of the gestures. Give to the patient a men-1
acing or tragic attitude, and the eyebrows | jn
become knitted; close the hands as if in J jia
prayer, and the eyes assume a meek and re- j p0
signed expression. j sor
. ? I tui
The largest bridge in Europe will be j ?
completed next year. It will cross the I iie]
"Volga in the government of Samaria, 1 tlu
Russia, on the Siberian railroad line. I the
The Volga, at the point of the bridge, is j d0
about four miles wide in the spring sea- j Coc
son, and in autumn is 4,79*2 teet. The ! J
bridge will be supported by twelve frj(
piers eighty-five feet nigh, with ice-cut- j wi
tors thirty-five feet high at a distance of; th;
every 364 feet. The ice-cutters are cov- j %
cred with granite. A temporary colony | p0]
is established for workingmen employed ! ti0
on the bridge; it occupies about fifty-! fro
live acres, and has sixty-nine different j ]
buildings, insured at 100,000 roubles.
Two thousand men are employed, and pr<
among them are 100 Italian masons. Ba
Three steamers and seventy barks are Vi
used constantly for forwarding wood, it j
stone, iron and other materials. The 0f
bridge will cost i.uou.uw ruumes, ui tli(
about S3,500,000. pit
toj
The Philadelphia Irquircr, in an elab- a ,
orate article upon the subject of the SU(
great and rapidly increasing destruction tlii
of property by fire, concludes by saying: Wa
"It is becoming plain to the least in- iiei
telligent observer that we have got to ?)a
make up our minds to one ot two things j
?we must either burn up less property did
or pay mo.ie for insuring it." On which j,ui
the Cincinnati Commercial Review re- n.n(
marks: "In this conclusion the In- tin
yuircr makes the common mistake that tilt
insurance repairs all the damage and se\
loss by lire, forgetting that the value of a c
property burned, whether insured or ]
not, is just so much of the wealth of the it
country annihilated. We must burn ag]
less property. We must exercise more ^
care in the construction of buildings, <r0(
must be more careful about exposing to
firu miict- n<f> ovorv jinnliance for tile
prevention and prompt extinguishment' .
of tires, and must promptly and severely . J
punish incendiarism. If we burn less }?,'
property, as we should do, tlu're will be .
no necessity for paying more for insur- m
anee. * ' [0(
ha
The English sparrow was introduced into we
the United States less than twenty years 9?.
ago, anil now arises a cry for the extermin- .
ation of the bird from many parts of the * jj
country. The Scicntific American says on the ?
subject: "These birds, which have now
proved such a nuisance to America,seem to WJj
have no friends at present except those few
persons who were instrumental in introduc- Qf
ing them. The English themselves warned jm
us against the pest. Not long ago a great j|1(
outcry was raised against them by the farm- jf (
ers in Algeria, and now we have the same j,0
evil report of thern from the kingdom of wc
Saxony.- A recent English paper says that wc
'the Council of Agriculture of the latter th<
country has decided to petition the government
to repeal the law which makes it an
oflbnee to destroy them. Indeed the feeling 1
against sparrows has become po strong in
some parts that the inhabitants have decided pe
to,destroy tnem in aenance 01 uie i?tw. xi, ib an,
asserted that a microscopical examination t|1(
of their crops proves that sparrows live exi
upon grain during eight or nine months of Til
the year, and are only insectivorous when nir
reduced to it by necessity. It is the same pei
cry from far and near, from America and wn
Australia, where the ' dissolute, unmusical Tl)
rover' has been introduced and protected wi
by stringent enactments, in return for which to
he was expected to eat a great many insects up
anJ very little else." ne'
liei
An article going the rounds of the Pr;
press on the use or the ** heliostut," or signaling
by sunshine, in the Zulu war. Jor
recalls some facts and experiments which !n
have come under the notice of a corres- in*
Eondent of the New York Evening Post. nul
[esays: "The distance to which these
signals may be sent if the glass, no matter
how small, is only adjusted at the
proper angle, is almost incredible, and, (
indeed, is oniy restricted by the dip of |'ui
the horizon. During the work of the ,la
Coast Survey some years ago signals wc
were repeatedly sent from the dome of ar(
the college building at Princeton, N. J., yc
to the easternmost point of the Navesink "V
Highlands, a distance of thirty miles.
Communication is kept up by means of ^
this Hashing of the sun's rays between (':l
the lighthouse keepers at Faulkner's nK
Island in Long Island Sound and the hills UP
behind New Ilaven, a distance of twentyfive
miles, and !in 1805 the news of the e%i
death of President Lincoln was transmitted
in this way. Last summer two sar
voung men, one of whom resided at ye:
Mamaroncck, on the Sound, and the }n
other eight miles opposite across the |)il1
Sound near Glen Cove, signaled to each ')U
other every day of sunshine without dif- VC1
iicultv by the use of mirrors, and they j1
found a small hand-glass served the pur- kir
pose quite as well as a larger glass, proaucinc
a brilliant flash of light. I bav.e
myself signaled from Staten Island to
Sandy Hook point, a distance of eleven
miles. With perfect ease. The Morse nf^
system of telegraphy is all that is needed, ^
a long and siiort flash answering to a !)al
long and a short dash, etc. When a word
is completed all that is needed is to shake ^t:l
the glass backward and forward, or, if ',al
stationery, move the covering off and on. 4;r,l
Much amusement and interest can be t'cl
gained by this sun signaling." 39;
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''"Afro oc Wlfnacaoe. Ke
A story is told of a certain Gorman wj
who, in his travels, fell among thieves; j :,J
and they being about to cut his throat, 'j?
the poor man espied a flight of crows, V?
and cried out, " Oh, crows! I take you i?1
for my witnesses and avengers of my ..
death." About two or three days after, ''n
these thieves, drinking together at an ?e!
inn, a company of crows came and ?,0'
alighted upon tlio top of the house. At
this the thieves began to laugh; and said m(J
one of them: " Look, yonder are they Te
who must avenee his death \^hom we *>n
lately slew." The tapster, overhearing St?
this, declared it to the magistrate, who <
caused them to be apprehended; and in we
consequence of their contradictory state- Stt
ments and evasive answers, urged them clu
so far that they confessed the truth, and 60
received their 'deserved punishment. otl
FOR THE YOUNG PEOPLE. j
The Three Wiae Couplei.
ree wiso old couples were they, wero they,
10 went to keep house together one day.
stairs and downstairs one couple ran,
with his ulster, she with her fan. J
reshair!" cried the wile, "is the thing l'or !
we."
ut the windows?I'm freezing!" said he.
8 second couple, with basket and gun,
snt hunting for spiders, one by one.
o the corners they poke'd and pried:
'here's one! I'll shoot hin\!" the husband
cried.
lile his wile exclaimed: "When tho basket's
inn,
m sell th? spiders' web lor wool."
t the wisest couple oi all the three
d: " Wo will a traveling circus be!"
'ou," cried the wiio, " the bear must play,
i on the ladder you ought to stay.
(1 I'll carry the club, bocauso, you know,
have to beat you, your tricks to show."
the man with the ul3ter was frozen stifT,
!iile his wife did nothing but fnn and sniff,
e hunter was stung by a cross old spider,
he very imprudently snt down beside her,
id his wife, who was gathering webs for
wool,
ed him to make up a basket lull.
t the man who learned the bear to play
red on the ladder for many a day.
i stole the club, and he wouldn't come down,
his poor wife carried him through Xhe
town,
id all the people said: " Let's go
see the bear and the circus show!"
?Mrs. E. T. Corbctt, in St. Nicholas.
A Party in a Garret.
[t was the last week in April and everydy
was planning May-parties. Many
ilossom on mossy knolls in the woods
i with wide-open eyes, wondering why
body came to claim it! But with the
wn of May-day came also disappointment
and vexation to ninny happy little
arts, for such a perfect downpour of
..Q tl.oro wna nnrl nn faintpst si?11 of
e clouds lifting.
"Oil, dear!" sighed Marion Day.
What shall we do? Was there ever
ything so provoking?"
' I'm sorry for you," her mother anered.
" Of coarse, there can be no golf
into the woods, but I have bpen think;
you might have a few friends here,
m shall harness the ponies and go for
2m, and you shall have the garret all
yourselves and picnic there."
Marion pressed back the rising tears
these words, for the garret was a most
[ightful place, especially in a rainy day
len the drops made such a merry pating
on the roof. It had four large
ndows, so there were no darksome cor
rs in jt, and the children could make
t as much noise as they pleased,disturbj
no one. You may think that a Mayrty
in a farret must be one of the most
lorn things in the world, but that
)ves that you have never tried it!
>reover. the carrot at Mrs. Day's was
1 of delightful old things stowed away
trunks?ancient bonnets and cocked
ts, satin slippers, with high lieels.and
inted toes, cay-colored dresses, and all
ts of faded splendor of nearly a cen y
ago.
5uch prettv masquerades as Marion and j
r friends had held often and often, up [
>re under the eaves, with no one to see
'm hut the doves that sat on the winw-sills
outside pluming themselves and
)ing in the sunshine!
tfarion was called by many of her
*nds "May," so you see in summer or
nter there was always a May Day in
vt house.
Tom went off in the double-seated
ny-wagon, and brought back half-azen
of the merriest children that ever
licked together in sun or shade.
?irst theie was Mabel Flowers, who
s also nicknamed May, and there was
itty little May Meadows and .May
nks; then there was Rose Mason! ancl
olet Farley and PaisyFleteher. Wasn't
i real floral party ? But the funny part
it was, no one thought anything about
>ir names till they were eating their
:nic-dinner. This was set out on the
) of an old sea-chest covered with
.Timson and white table-cloth, and
idenly Marion exclaimed, "Well, if!
s iaii't the queerest thing that ever j
?s! We've got flowers enough. See,
e's May Flowers, and a Rose anil .1
isy and a Violet, and I'm May Day!''
would like to tell you everything they
i to amuse themselves at that party,
L it would make my story too long,
1 beside, you can imagine what a line
le seyen little girls miejit have, if given
! freedom of a garret, with seven dolls,
en picnic-buskets full of goodies, and
hina tea-set.
f $ou can not, then I advise you to try
for yourselves, and I think you will
:ee with them that "agarret is almost
nice :is the woods, and sometimes a
ad deal nicer!"
Dull Boy*.
)on't be discouraged. Slow growth j
jflen sure growth. Some minds are j
e Norwegian pines. They are slow '
growth, but they arc striking their !
>ts deep. Some of the greatest men j
ve been dull boys. Prydcn and Smith !
re dull, as boys; so was Goldsmith,
wasVir Walter Scott. Napoleon, at
100I, had so much difficulty in learn;
his Latin that the master said it
uld need a gimlet to get a word into
i head. Douglas Gerrold was so backird
in his boyhood that at nine he
is seal cely able to read. Isaac Barrow,
e of the greatest divines the Church
England has ever produced, was so
penetrably stupid in his early years
it his father more than once said that
jod took away any of his children he
ped it would be Isaac, as he feared he
>uld never be fit for anything in this
>rld. Yet that boy was the genius of
; family.
A Tunisian Harem.
V letter from Tunis, Africa, says:
e have been to the Harem and to the
v's palace where we saw a real harem
rl women who had never been out ot
?ir own houses and had seen no men
:*ept their owr husbands and sons,
ey were surrounded by everything
mey could buy; their palaces were
rfeetly magnificent, as well as their .
trdrobes, hut they did not seem happy.
ie husband of one woman, after living
tli her thirty years, has put her aside
marry a young girl that she brought
to wait on him. He has taken his
w wife away and left the old one in
r beautiful palace, so she says she
? f a A i n
This same man gave a grand ball not
tg ago and invited all the Europeans
Tunis. lie thought he was exceedjly
kind to his wives and children in
ttinga small hole tlirougffthe wall by
lich, in turns, they were able to see
; visitors.
The harems oi the lower class are
>rns with but little furniture and only
to sit on. But those of the wealthy '
ve European furniture, pictures and
irks of art. The women sat on divans
>und the sides of the rooms, but we
ire given chairs and sofas. With all
?ir splendor, however, they looked
serable and unhappy. They cannot
id or write, and, I believe, they hardly
re think. All the women' do from
>rning till night is to rig themselves
in their finery, keep it on an hour or
o, and then change for something
e.
ic next house we visited was the
lie as the other, only hers we saw the
irest little baby, a month old, dressed
blue and white silks, with a little tur11
on its head. Over the bed they
rned incense, and hung up a little silr
globe with an egg in it to keep off
j evil eye. The family treated us very
idly,but I do not doubt they fumigated
; entire house after we left.
Patents Granted in 1878.
Vccordinjr to the report of the Patent
iw nt \Vnnhineton. there were 13524:
ents granted in the United States dur;
the year 1878, divided among the
tea and Territories as follows: Alalia,
.'59; Arizona Territory, 2; Arkansas,
; California, 320; Colorado, 35; Coni.ecnt,
529; Dakota Territory, 5; Delaware,
; District of Columbia, 146; Florida, 3 ;
orsria, 105; Idaho Territory, 2; Illinois,
i; Indiana,'345; Iowa, 325; Kansas, 63 ;
intucky, 145; Louisiana, 76; Maine, 140;
iryland, 183; Ma^achufetts, 1,199;
cliigan, 390;Minnesota, 129; Mississippi,
: Missouri, 315; Montana Territory, 3 ;
braska, 50; Nevada, 36; New Ilamj)ro,
92; New Jersey, 490; New Mexico
rritorv, 3; New York, 2,599 ; North Caroa,
53; Ohio, 1,070 Oregon, 35;
nnsylvania, 1,296; Rhode Island, 190;
ith Carolina, 28; Tennessee, 98;
xiis, 130; Utah Territory,'/; vermt,
109; Virginia, 113; Washington
rritory, 13; West Virginia, 58; Wiscon,
251; Wyoming Territory; 8; United
ites Army, 4; United States Navy, 1.
3f the patent?, including designs, there
re granted to 'he citizens of the United
ites, 12,354; subjects of Great Britain, iniding
Canada, 336; subjects of France,
; subjects of Germany: 98; subjects of
ler foreign governments, 87.
I
SUMMARY OF NEWS
Eastern and Middle Stales.
Northern New England has suflered a great to di\
ieal recently from forest fires. The destrac-. discui
Lion of timber in the pino forests east of Frye- Tw
burg, Me., has been immense. Great fires prone
have also been raging in the vicinity of Con- liabUi
way, N. H., and Bartlett, N. H. ^
Henry J. Cross, city treasurer ot Salem, inhab
Mass., committed suicide by hanging himself stroy
to his office railing. ^
Boston hus reduced her debt during the past lorty
year $2,448,206.24. It now amounts to ?'42,- was r
359,816, and the sinking fund to $15,794,035. gw
James Ilall, William Adams and Rosa quest
Stengelin, aged forty, eight and fifteen years, v0t0 ]
respectively, wore drowned by the upsetting ol
a steam launch in Little Hell Gate, New York.
The steamer Ashland, from Fall Kiver, cipai
Mass., went ashore at Point Judith, R. I., anil comn
was totally wrecked. tory 1
Judge Asa Packer died at Philadelphia, aged point
seventy-two years. Mr. Packer was born in the ci
Mystic, Conn., from where when about sixteen is tan,
years of age ho journeyed on foot, with all his 'pj,
earthly possessions done up in a knapsack on that 1
his back, to Susquehanna county, Pa., where Mich
he apprenticed himself to his uncle, a caqien- jjgi, v
ter. In two or three years he had mastered terin]
his trade, and came to New York to work at mec]]
it; but the city was not to his taste, and he
returned to Susquehanna county. At the age
of twenty-three he married Sarah M. Blakelec, (
the pretty .daughter ol a fanner living in the
neighborhood. For four years the pair earned
only a scanty subsistence, young Packer work- ^
ing a small larm and doing odd jobs at his Cock
trade. At tho time of the opening of the Le- <}ent
high canal, in the spring of 1833, he became a the s
canal-boat driver. With his earnings he grad- to th
ually was enabled to buy interests in a number jjr ]
of boats, and retaining these he gave up driv- ja]ftti
ing unci opened a atoro and a boat yard. Alter- amet
ward he contracted for the building of locks in t
tlie upper Lehigii, and soon his lame as a con- 0j- |jj
tractor became great throughout the region app0
In 1838 he built boats at Pottsville for the ^dj0
transportation of coal to New York direct. In jy,
1840, leaving his boitt-building business to his wftS
brotlier, Mr. Packer removed to Mauch Chunk, Xrea
and lor many years engaged in the shipment 0j
oi coal. In 1852 he alone began the building that
of the Lehigii Vidley railroad. In 1855, when is
it was completed, he was all but ruined, but, COnai
aided by Commodore Stockton, he survived Trea
his temporary embarrassments, and his road tjj0 a
rewarded him to that extent that for many Lqjii
years he has been accounted the richest man jn ^
in Pennsylvania. Mr. Packor was twice Ken:
elected t? Congress, and served under the administration
ol'.Mr. Pierce. He built for him- a CO]
sell" a beautiiul residence at Mauch Chunk, Trea
which was his homo. jnjor
At the baby show in New York 100 infiints< pose*
of various degrees of beauty and size of lungs Mr. ]
competed lor cash prizes. for tl
In a communication signed " the Russian *'
Revolutionary Committee," the Russian consul ^ow
in New York has been threatened with dire ^'om
consequences l'or uttering " certain slanderous a
insinuations and base falsehoods in New York f;10u
society against one ot our most honored and ^he
trusted friends." If this communication is ,nmo'
genuine, it would indicate tliat the Nihilists Statt
have an organization in this country.
There are now 212 Are insurance companies
doing business in Massachusetts, nine having . t
been admitted during the past year. One (
thousand soven hundred and twenty-eight Ores L;'
caused a loss ol $3,083,265, of which $2,525,- '
182 wero paid. The total insurance amounted
mo ooft ?n<i ????? !
U}^l,l\JO,.mu. iu.uc uuiiu.cubuu muoij-aorou i nn(|
of tlio Urea were incendiary. ' jue
At Niagara Falls, pi. Y., H. P. Peers, a j lows
Canadian, jumped from the center of the Sus- ?199
pension bridge into Niagara river, a distance ?502
of 152 feet. The descent was made in lour $$343
seconds, and Peers was picked up by a boat, ?288
unhurt. A large crowd witnessed the daring 000;
feat- j tram
Some weeks ago Henry Kiddle, who had 1 no d
been for many years superintendent of public ! cliar
schools in New York city, published a work i tax 1
on Spiritualism, which causod great commont, remi
and a resolution was introduced at the next colle
meeting ot the Board of Education, requesting prov
him to resign, but it tailed to obtain a majority dilio
of votes. Mr. Kiddle, however, has seen fit comi
to resign of his own accord, and the Board ot Treo
Education has accepted his resignation, pass- tend
ing resolutions complimentary to his efficiency state
while in office. j sinc<
Western and Southern States. f1?0
tain
Louisvi le, Ky., has been visited by a water- serv
spout, following an extraordinarily heavy rain. $138
Part ol the city was inundated to the extent of of th
three*feet, and considerable damage was done, belie
At Terre Ilaute, Ind., eight persons?four rcsn
colored men and four white women?have 8,1CC
been arrested, charged with intermarrying in j m.v
defiance ot the State law. The grand jury also j "onl
indicted two colored ministers lor performing 8urP
the marriages. ' m"fll
The business part of the town ol Farmers- j *"ur
ville, La., has been destroyed by lire, and an j'''
estimated loss of $100,000 incurred. j 8eJ.?j
While Mr. and Mro. Price were ridinir near I Af
Brooklyn, Mich., tho horse beciune frightened ! {ion
and threw the earriago,over an embankment. j 0ut t
Mrs. Price received injuries from which she j to tli
died the next night, and lion,husband's skull i Mr.
was fractured. clam
Alphonso Davis and Henry Anurews, white, Stat(
and Lewis Carlton, colored, were hanged for then
burglary onHhe town common at Hillsboro, the s
N. C., in presence ot 8,000 spectators. All mars
three men proclaimed their innocence on the yeas;
scaffold. While the execution was going on a out 1
terrific thunderstorm raged, making the scene Revi
wild and terrible. On the samo day John J. with
West was hanged at Boonville, Mo , for mur- supe
during a tramp last October; at Plnquemine, their
Lu., Robert Cheney, colored, suffered a like bill 1
punishment for assaulting a woman in June | yeas,
last, and at Provo City, Utah, Wallace W'ilker- bill tl
son, who shot a man named Baxter, two years or di
ago, was himscll shot to death in the (ail yard,
the law ot the Territory giving a murderer, Al'
alter conviction, the choice ot being hanged or for n
shot. Wilkerson's executioners were three the c
concealed marksmen, who were about thirty Hquo
leet distant Iroin the chair in which he sat. Com
Samuel Durrell and Josiah Manning, two maki
young men, who hud taken reluge under a vice<
large sycamore tree, during a thunderstorm, yean
at Fredericksburg, Ind., were struck by light- Ordo
ning and instantly killed. appri
L. Longbclim, a German living on a vegutable
ranche, about. Ave miles from Antioch, , v: 1
Cal., took his little boy and girl, aged respee- J?"?1
tively six and four years, into the fields, bent
them to death with a club, cut their throats ,
and*then went back to tho house and blew his . V .
own brains out with a shotgun. The family " _
had always lived happily together, and it is
supposed that Longbehm was suffering from
an attack of insanity.
Reports lrom the Northwest state that the yver
prospects for largo crops in that region arc j
very flattering. i (Ii;JCU
irr:ii: ?Vio TC.'nVmlnu !
IIolcl, Cincinnati, and his brother, John Mor- Mi
gan, while rowing a skiff on Licking river were silve:
upset and drowned in endeavoring to avoid a coiim
passing steamer. ' was
William Nelson, a colored man, was fined
go,000 at Tcrre Haute, Ind., and sentenced to the S
the penitentiary l'or one year lor marrying a deliv
white woman. cates
Orlando Gassier, who, ii July last, mur- bulli<
tiered and robbed George L. Monroe, was 8UCj|
hanged at Seward, Neb. About hall an hour ?.u
belore the execution, which took place at 1.30 "
p. Si., a mob suddenly tore down the inclosure ')a? j1.
around the scaffold, and quietly witnessed the '
proceedings to the end. Gassier asserted on 1(
the scaffold that he was innocent, and that his st4l|e
life had been swore away. He was cool and F
resigned throughout. re
At the Iowa Democratic State Convention
held in Council Bluffs, a ticket headed by II. nft..s
H. Trimble, for Governor, was nominated. vot(!'
Resolutions were adopted calling upon ConCress
to stand firm lor the freedom ot the bal- lmy8,
lot; declaring that botli the government and 'pj,1
the States should be sternly restricted to their 0j- >;(
respective spheres in the exercise of power; nutio
favoring the substitution ol treasury notes tor pro,!,
Vmiilr nntA?. #?!/ _ v
* 7 now
About '20,000 persons in Richmond visited sist o
Hollywood Cemetery on Memorial day, listen- tory
ed to an address, and strewed the graves of to be
Confederate soldiers with llowers. tiona
At Severn, Md., John Stinchcomb quarreled supei
with his brother about some property, became "'{J '
exasperated, drew a revolver and fired, almost wher
instantly killing him. Leaving his brother lectei
dead in the mad, John returned home and l*588 1
killed himself by a second discharge of the pendi
weipon. John was fifty and his brother Louis Seen
forty-five years old, and neither was married, boart
The chairman ol tho Ohio Republican State 5 ?
Central Committee makes public a letter by ..'
Secretary Shennan, emphatically declining to P ,
become the party's candidate for Governor. jifv-id
From Washington. porti
The Grcenbackers and workiis.^uvn ol P11^11
Washington celebrated the adoption ol ihc n>*w 8!",c
constitution in California by serenading tlie 10
Greenlmck members of Congress. Repruscnta- rcP
tives Alurch, Wright, Ford, Weaver and Gil- the
lctte responded in brief speeches.
In response to a letter from tho Secretary of
the Interior, inquiring what amount of funds
can bo made available monthly for tho pay- ii.g i
ment of arrears of pensions, the Secretary of _
the Treasury states that, including tho amount **
already paid, $2,500,000 will bo available prior
to July 1, and ?2,000,000 monthly thereafter. T1
At this rate nearly the whole of the next fiscal not I
year will bo required to complete the payment
ol these arrears. Tho Commissioner of I'oit- yr.1
sions, in view of this, has issued a circular let- P?j"
ter, a copy of which will be mailed to each ap- Vide
plicant for arrears as soon as a supply can bo . Ti
printed. It states-that there will bo delay in then
.V." /-it' nnnoi'mm til nil
UIO nnvtwu v* v..?v
Foreign News. ' t j
Jacob Staempfli, a -well-known Swiss politi- ,
cian, three times president of the Swiss Con- ,ue (
federation, and subsequently a niembor ot tho r *
Geneva Court of Arbitration on the Alabama j
claims, is dead in his sixtieth year. |HX,U
Several large flres have occurred in East
Russian towns, causing great distress. They
are charged to the ISihilists, and in Orenburg gold
alone seventy arrests for incendiarism have prop
been made. we a
The International Congress to discuss pro- grea
jects lor a ship canal across the Isthmus ol nan
Panama mat at the Grand Hotel, Paris. M. sliar
Berdinand de Lesseps, engineer ol the Suez in a
cbial, was elected president. Rear-Admira. pjen
jl Ammen, oi the United States navy,
hosen one of the vice-presidents. All of
Dwera applied to sent delegates, including
ind, Italy and Russia. It was resolved ^
ido the members into five committees to *
38 the undertaking. (
o Rotterdam trading companies with un- jj
mnceable names havo failed, with total J
ties placed at nearly ?4,000,000. 1
a greater part ol Lublin, a city of 20,000 ^
ifants in Russian Poland, has been de- 8
ed by flre. ^
u meeting of striking miners representing f
collieries, hold at Consett, England, it ?
esolvcd to resume work. J
ltzerland has just had an election on the ;
ion of restoring capital punishment, the
being 191,197 lor to 177,273 against. ?
3 Ameer ot Alghanistan has agreed to all
ngland's propositions. Among the priu- *
points of the agreement aro the British (
land of the passes, with sufficient terri- '
jo constitute a scientific frontier, the ap- ]
ment ot a British resident at Cabul and t
antrol of the foreign relations ol Al'ghan- 1
]
b steward of the Henley regatta announces <
he Showacaeinette oarsmen, of Munroe, :
., who nearly proved victors at this ling- "
egatta last year, will bo barred from en- ]
y tho forthcoming race because they are nnics
or artisans. | ]
CONGRESSIONAL SUMMARY. j
Senate.
joint resolution w\? i i*rr> 1 -ircl by Mr.
rell authorizing and requesting the Presi- '
to open a correspondence with France on 1
ubject of a commercial treaty. Referred 1
e Committee on Foreign Relations.... I
Beck explained the provisions of the Leg- !
ve Appropriation bill as it had been i
ided. Mr. Thurman proceeded to discuss
>ill, and in a long speech argued in favor
e repeal of the test oath and the laws
inting supervisors of Federal elections
urned. I
*. Ingalls introduocd a resolution, which
agreed to, asking tlie Secretary ot the
Bury to report to the Senate the amount
le legal-tender notes of the United States '
have been redeemed in coin since January
79, and also what amount oi gold coin he
idered himself authorized to keep in the
suty to maintain specie resumption under
,ct ol February 14, 1875... .Debate on tho
dative Appropriation bill was participated
y Messrs. Eaton, Conkling, Voorhees and
urn. Adjourned.
le President pro tem. laid before the Senate
minunication irom the Secretary of the
sury in reply to a resolution calling lor
mution with regard to the direct tax im3
on the States and Territories in 1861.
Bell explained briefly his reason for calling
le information. He said the whole amount
le tax was $20,000,000, ot which there is
due and uncollected tho sum ot $3,000,000
a portion ol the States and Territories,
aid thatsome speedy and effectual method
Id be adopted for the recovery of the same,
report ol the Secretary shows that the
.ints due and uncollected from the eleven
a which participated in tho late rebellion
egnte ?"2,725,104, and that the balances
Irom ail other States and Territories
unt to ?455,228. The principal items formhi9
latter total are #207,685 lor Wisconsin;
548 for New Mexico; ?62,382 for Kansas;
141 for Oregon, and ?26,982 for Utah. .
stting war claims have been presented, but |
,-et adjusted, from the States ot Wisconsin |
Kansus. The amounts reported as still I
irom the eleven States are about as l'ol- I
: Virginia, ?286,000; North Carolina,
',000; South Carolina, ?153,000; Georgia, j
,000; Alabama, ?529,000; Mississippi, |
,000; Louisiana, ?71,000; Tennessee,
,000; Arkansas, ?108,000; Florida, ?71,Texas,
?174,000. Secretary Sherman on
emitting this report says: " There can be
oubt tfiat the Secretary oi the Treasury is
gcd with the duty of collecting this direct
mder the provisions of existing laws. It
lins for Congress to decide whether the
clion shall proceed under the methods j
ided by existing statutes, or whether adnal
legislation is necessary.".... A further I
munication from the Secretary of tho I
sury in regard to the redemption of legal ]
ere and the amount of gold in the Treasury, I
id that " there has been redeemed in coin
5 January 1, 1879, of legal-tender notes an
uiitof?4,133,513," and that " to issuo cerbonds
ot the United States the coin ree
of the Treasury has been increased to
1,000,000, that being about forty per cent,
e notes outstanding to be redeemed, and
ved to bo the smallest reserve upon which
mption could bo prudently commenced and
essfuliy maintained?as fully set forth in
last annual report. This reserve arose [
i the sale of ?95,500,000 bonds, and from I
lus revenues as authorized by law, and it i
t under existing law be maintained unim-1
;d lor the purpose lor which it was created." j,
Messrs. Blaine, Eaton, BayarJ, Vance and j
in debated Che Legislative bill. Executive j
on and then adjournment.
ter debate on the Legislative Approprin- '
bill, tho motion cl Mr Eilmunds to strike I
lie clauses repealing tho statutes relating !
le test oath was lost? yeas, 26; nays, 37. |
Edmunds then moved to strike out tho
ic establishing a mode of drawing United j
;s jurors. Lost?yens, 27; nays, 37. Pie |
moved to strike out tho clauses repealing j
ntatute relating to United Stntes deputy I
ihals and supervisors of elections. Lost?
, 27; nays, 37- He then moved to strike !
tho clause repealing section 5,522 of tho
sed Statutes, which punishes interference J
or obstruction ol deputy marshals and j
rvisors of elections in the perlormance ol '
duties. Lost by yeas, 27; nays, 37. Tho j.
ft-as then read ft third time and passed;
, 37; nays, 27?a strict party vote. Tho '
lien went to the President for his signature j
hiip'truvui. ^xiijuuuiuit.
IIoiuu.
tor ft spirited debute provision was made !
committee of nine which shall consider j
mmerous petitions regarding the traffic in I
r..'..Mr Cannon, ot Illinois, from the j
mittee on Appropriations, reported a bill
tig additional appropriations for the ser- j
ot the Postofilce Department lor the fiscal |
i ending June 30, lb79, and June 30, 1880. j
red printed and recommitted. The bill i
apriutes $131,900 for tho payment of let-|
iirriers lor tho fiscal year ending June 30, j
, and ?*2o,000 for the additional salary ot I
[ -carriers for the fiscal year ending June I
879. It provides that in cities ol less than j
'0 inhabitants the salaty ot letter-carriers
be $800, and in cities of more than 75,000
riuntts letter-carriers shall be divided into
dosses ?one to receive ?900 and the other
per annum. It also authorizes the emnent
of letter-carriers in cities of not less
30,000 inhabitants, provided the free dey
in cities where it is now established
not bo affected thereby J... After further
ssion of the Warner silver bill the House
irned.
. Belford'a amendment to the Warner
r bill, confining tho privilege of ireo j
ige to silver mined in the United States,
defeated by a vote of 120 to 87. *Mr.
ig offered an amendment providing that .
ecretary of the Treasury shall issue and
cr to the depositor ol silver bullion certiflto
an amount equal to the value ot such
)n and that tho silver dollars coined from
bullion to the extent ot lorty per cent, ol
certificates shall bo held lor tho redempLhereol'
and the remainder applied to the i
lent of tho intcest and principal of tho
c debt. The certificates, so issued, are to
iceived at par for all dues to the United
s and to be used in payment ot tiie cur
?.? tW. (rnvAmniMiit. find are to
DAIiun.-uo b ,
rleemable iu standard silver dollars. Alter
ssion the vote wjis taken on Mr. E wing's
idment, and i*. was adopted?yeas, 106;
105?the Speaker ousting the deciding ,
Mr. Springer's amendment, as amended
r. Ewing, was then rejected?yeas, 38;
171?and the House then adjourned.
e bill introduced in the House by Mr. Cox,
sw York, to provide lor holding an internal
exhibition of arts, manufactures and
icts ol' tho soil and mines, in the city of
York, provides that a commission, tocon1
one delegate trom each State and Terri- 1
of the United States, shall be constituted, !
; known as tho " United States Interna- |
1 Commission," whose duty it shall be to I
intend the execution ol a plan lor holdhe
exhibition. It further proposes that
lever the board of finance shall have col- i
[1 subscriptions to its capital stock of not
han $1,500,000 in cash, and shall have exnd
the sum for the purpose cited, the
itary of the Treasury shall pay to said
i o? snr> rmr> ;n air- nmml installments ot' |
I ^4,WWW,WVV, ... ?... -M.
,000, lis the same may be required, to meet
jxpenditures ot said board, tlio sum so
to the United States out ol the proceeds
property ol said corporation before any
ends are paid to the shareholders or any
on ol the capital stock is relundcd, after
lent, however, ol all other liabilities ol
:orporation. At the close ol the exhibition,
ourd ol finance are required to submit, in
ort to the President ot the United States,
nancial results of the exhibition.
Words of Wisdom.
arning is pleasurable, but doing is
leiglit of enjoyment.
is one thing to make an idea clear,
another to make it affecting,
le opportunity is created for the man,
:he man for the opportunity.
en want a restraining as well as prong
power. The good ship is prod
with anchors !is well as sails.
le greatest evils in life have had
* ;
. rise lrum sumcnmu nuixu ,
ight of too little importance to be ated
to.
ixury is the conqueror or conquerors,
consumption of states, the dry-rot of '
institution, the avenger of the de- !
id and oppressed. Poverty, conquest,
iry, decay?such is the round-robin
jry of the world. \
ehes do not consist in having more
and silver, but in having more in i
iortion than our neighbors; whereby '
ire enabled to procure to ourselves a
ter plenty of the conveniences of life
comes within their reach, who,
ing the gold and silver of the world
less propertion, want the means of
ty and power, and so are poorer. i
How Nihilist Papers are Printed.
The chief Nihilist organ, which is S
landestinely distributed throughout fc
tussia, is entitled Semla i Swaboda cj
Country and Liberty), and is printed in ai
, quarto form. It claims to hold juris- y
liction over everybody. It warns, oi
hreatens and pardons right and left, and n
fives prompt, accurate information re- c<
r>or?fi?irr iVio onrr-winirnnl-. nf ttfl aAntenp.pfl. ly
vhicii are those of the revolutionary
:ommittee. It is found everywhere. It li
s laid by unseen hands on the master's P
able, is unexpectedly discovered among
he bankers, registers, and the Imperial
Councilor is astonished to meet with it 0]
imong his papers; it is slipped furtively ft
jetween the slieets of conservative jour- u
lals?in a word, it finds it way as if by *
inchantment on the tables of the cafes b
md into the private houses of rich and &
Door. It appears twice a month, and "
idvertises for subscribers. It mentions fl
;he Nihilist pamphlets which have apaeared,
and informs the public that ?
jthers bearing this or that title are
Hioitlv to be Dublished. the prices of ?
which are given, but the editor'contents ?
tiimself with designating the place at
which they can be bought as the "wellknown
place." On the day after Gen- :
iral Mesentzeff was murdered, the Semla
i Swaboda appeared illustrated with a
large cartoon, in which the general appeared
as lying in state, the first page
being occupied with a kind of proclamation
giving the reasons which had decided
the committee to pronounce sentence
of death upon him. Three days
after the secret printing offices in St. 1
Petersburgh were discovered by the Russian
police a man was assassinated at
Moscow, but who he was and why he
had been murdered remained a mystery
till the Semla i Swaboda published the
following notice: "On tne ninth, the
traitor Reinstein was executed in the
Moscow Hotel, at Moscow. Reinstein
rlior.lnao/1 tn tVip nnlip.p the whereabouts
of two of the printing offices. We have
therefore killed him. The government
need not boast of having made any great
discovery. It has found nothing of any
value. The editor's, portfolio being
seized has certainly caused us some inconvenience,
but as we never sign any of
our articles, the affair has no further
importance. It will be useless to offer ,
gold; traitors will not be found in our
ranks. Reinstein was onlv an agent?a 1
newspaper distributor. We have at our .
command such considerable sums of I
money that we can resist all attempts at
bribery. The execution of Mesentzeff
cost us 6,000 roubles, Krapotksn nearly
as much; nevertheless, we still possess
400,000 roubles for the accomplishment
of our work." (
Roch, the general executioner ol
France, followed his manv victims recently,
at the age of fifty-five. During
the eieht years that he presided over the
Sii'llotine he had cut off fifly-four heads.!
is salary was $1,600 a year, with the
addition of $2.50 on working days.
Dr. E. B. Foote, in his Health Monthly,
says the tenement- house reform inauguratoA
in XTow Ynrlr i<5 u. /noH movement. :
but that while " well-to-do people generally
are becoming wild over their plans
for delivering the poor from their illventilated
apartments, their own houses,
churches, lecture-rooms, places of amusement,
etc., are choked with foul air. In
most of our large churches, in coli
weather, more attention is given to
warmth than to the purity of the air.
As a rule, the lecture-rooms of our medical
colleges, which ought to be models
in this respect, are as bad or worse than
a cheap show-room; nor can you go into
a counting-room or other business place
on a January day and not find that more
attention is given to heat than lo ventilation?the
thermometer often marking,
eighty degrees or over."
Protect the System from Malaria.
It i? possible to do this even in regions of
rnuntrv where mi<tnnm ia most rife, and where
the periodic lereta which it causes assume
their most formidable types. The immense
popularity ol Hostetter's Stomach Bitters is
very largely attributable to th? fact of its ofllcacy
as a remedy for chills and fever, bilious
remittents, and as a preventive of the various
lorms ot malarial disease. In those portions
ol the West and South -where complaints ot
this nature prevail, and in the tropics, it is
particularly esteemed lor the protective influence
which it exerts; and it has been very
widely adopted as a substitute for the dangerous
ana comparatively ineffective alkaloid, sulphate
of quinine. Fhysioians have not beeu
among the last to concede its merits, and the
emphatic professional indorsements which it
has received have added to the reputation it
has obtained at home and abroad.
A Myiwry iCxplxtlucdT
Parlor scene: Mrs. Brown, who has spent
the summer among the White mountains in
search of health, and who seems to have
searched the whole mountain side without being
able to And a pair ot blooming cheeks or j
an inch ot healthful skin; Mrs. White, who !
has remained at home because her husband i
could not ufford to go, but whoso fresh com-1
plexion and blight eyes seem to have caught j
their bloom and' brightness from mountain j
breezes.
Mrs. Br~?Dear mo, Mrs. White, how well j
you aro looking! II you will not think me
impertinent, let me ask how you can keep so
healthy in this dreadful city? I have been to
the White mountains, go there every summor,
in fact, and I can't keep off the doctor's list at
that.
Mrs. W. (smiling)?I'll tell you the whole
secret, Mrs. Brown. You remember how
poorly I was last spring, some days even being
confined to my bed. Dr. told Mr.
White to send me to the mountains, but I knew
he couldn't afford xit, and I tried Dr. Pierce's
Favorite Proscription. Its effects wero so
marvelous that I also tried his Golden Medical
Discovery, to cleanse my system. In my
opinion, one bottle of the Prescription and the
Discovery i3 better than six weeks of the
White mountains lor a sick woman. I have
only been out ot the city a week during the
wholo summer; then my husband and I went
to Buffalo and stopped at Dr. Pierce's Invalids'
and Tourists' Hotel. The baths and mechanical
apparatus for treating patients were
alone worth goiug to see. Besides, our accommodations
wero better than wo had at Long
Branch List year, and the drives and scenery
are superb. Let me advise you to use Dr.
Pierce's Favorite Prescription, and try the Invalids'
and Tourists' Hotel next summer instead
of the White mountains.
Brown's Bronchial Troches, lor pulmonary
and asthmatic disorders, have proved their
efficacy by a test of many years, and have received
testimonials from eminent men- who
have used them. Twenty-flve cents a box.
* Judge tor Yourself. |
By sendingthirty-flve cents, with age, height,
color of eyes and hair, you will receive by re- I
turn mail a coiTect photograph of your luturu
husband or wifo, with name and date of marriage.
Address W. Fox, P. O. Drawer 31,
Fultonville. N. Y.
A cable dispatch to the Associated Press says
that Mason <fc Hamlin havo been awarded the
highest gold medal at the Paris Exposition lor
their Cabinet Organs. Thirty best makers ot
the world were competitors.
"" CHEW
The Celebrated
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Beef Cattle?Med. Natives, live wt.. [email protected] 10# !
Cdves?State Milk 0 03 I
Sheep 03tfft 06 !
Lambs [email protected] 09>j |
Uoga?Live 03&? 03% ,
Dressed 04 0 \ j
Flour?Ex. State, Rood lo fancy.... 4 05 ft 5 75
Western, gooJ to fancy 3 85 ft 7 0
Wheat?No. 1 Red 1 17 ft 1 18
White Slate 1 15#ft 1 16#
Rye?State 6<J ft 62
Barley?Two Rowed State 6 ft 62
Corn?Ungraded Western Mixed.... 44 ft 4
Southern Yellow 47 ft 4* '
Oats?White Slate 3 J?ft 40 !
Mixed Western 34 ft 34Jtf
Hay?It1)tail Grades 65 ft 8
Strav^-Loug Rye, per cwt 4 ft 45 |
Hops?6tate, new crop 00 ft 12 |
Pork?Me*B 9 0' @ 9 50 i
Lard?Oity Steam 6.2 [email protected]% I
Petroleum?Crude 07)[email protected] Refined?09 i
Wool?State and Penn. XX 30 ft 32
Butter?Stato Creamery 16 ft 20
Dairy 10 ft 13 j
Western Creamery IS ft 2 !
Factory... 05 ft 14 <
Cheese?St Factory <4 ft 18 j
Skims 03 ft 01 I
Western Factory 2 ft 0 j
Eggs?State and Pennsylvania 12 ft I2)tf
S PHILADELPHIA.
Flonr?Penn. choice and fancy SCO ft 6 00
Wheat?Penn. Red 1 14 ft 1 17 i
Amber 1 Is ft 1 18
Rye?State 61 ft 68 j
p?-n_q?atn Yellow <6)tfft
Oats?Mixed S3 0 33 :
Buttor?Creamery Extra : ? 0 35 |!
Oheeae?New York Factory.... ... 0 09# |
Petroleum?Crude 08#?U8# Kelluod?08# |
DUFFALO. '
Flour?City Ground, No. 1 Spring.. 8 25 ? 5 78 1 '
Wheat?Bed Winter 1 07 0 1 08 j .
Oorn?Now Western 40 0 40# i
Oats?State 32 0 33 i
Barley?Two Bowed State 6tf 0 62
BOBTOJI. I
Beef?Cattle, live weight 04 #0 07* 1
Sheep 05*0 f |
Horb O4#0 04* j
Flonr?Wisconsin and MlDn. Pat... 8 60 0 8 25 j
Coru?Mixed and Yellow 47 0 48 .
Oats?Extra White 37 ? 40
Rvo?8tatex 68 0 65
Wool?Washed, Combing & Delaine. 35 0 86
Dnwaahed " " 25 0 25# j
BRIOHTON (MASS.) CATTLE MARKET.
fleef?Cattle, live weight O5#0 05*
Sheep 6 0 05#
L-imbe 05 0 06
3?8 V L 4#@ 04 V
A apeedy quietus is gives to a hacking cough T
j that inestimable specific for pulmonary, ?
iroatand bronchial complainta, Hall'a Balaam
ir the Langs, which carea conaumption, bronlitifi,
pneumonia, pleurisy, labored breathing
id other diaorders of the respiratory organa.
iTien a cough manifests itself, the early use j*
f this beneficent medicine is earnestly recom- gu
tended, as the difficulty is more eaaily over- .
*? -* - a. lafAVAn. i.!
Jiup iii lie uioipicuii vagv um?u . ?-? w
Y all druggists. ?a
The Mendelssohn Piano Co., No. 21 East
5th St root, N. Y., toll Pianos at Factory
ricea Write for a catalogue. co:
PAPEB MILL FOB SALE. m
For sale at Lancaster, X. II., a first-class Mill, now in ^
peratlon. The plant comprises ten acres of land with to
>11 power of rlrer, with 15-foot head. Two-story frame
[111, 40x90,with annexes-bam, storehouse, sheds, scales, g4
c. The 11111 contains one 72-lnch single cylinder, Bice,
arton I Fales' machine, complete; four 250-pound
eating engines; two tab bleaches, cutters, calenders,
jels; one 50 hone-power boiler; and all the appliance* (j
3r running the Mill. sa
Straw plenty at (5. Wood at $2. Excellent freight
ontracts go with the Mill, which li now on wrapping, ai
iwners have other business. t?
The property, which is valuable, will be sold at a fair
rice and at a bargain. All Inquiries by mall promptly
nswered. Address 1
' HKNBT 0. CENT. Treasurer. C
Lurcisras, N. H., 1179.
MAM'S
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AND PIMPLE
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A few applications of this
preparation ' will remove
freckles, tan, sunburn, pimples
or blotches on the face,
fcnd render the complexion
clear and fair.' For softening
and beautifying the skin it
has no equal. Price 60 cts.
Sent by mail, postpaid, for
75 cts. Address
J01F. HENRY, CORRAN & CO,:
9 College Place, N. T.
JMMMgp
WnW
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the Wlic Men of the Land, the Divine, the
Phjiidsn, the Jailer, use dally, In their own home*, ami
recommend to all invalids and suffer# rs from Dyspepsia,
Sick Headache, Soar Stomach, CoMlvenesa, Heartburn,
Indigestion, Plica, Bllkms Attack*, Liver Complaints.
Gout aid Kheumatlc Affections, Nature's own graat and
good Kernel)',
Tarrant's Effervescent Seltzer Aperient, i
ai the belt and moat reliable medicine aver ofibred to
the people far the above claaa of diseases.
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P AGENTS WANTED FUR THE "
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HISTORY of the U. S.
The great interest In the thrilling history of our couiitry
makes this the f/utest-selling book ever published
Prices icduced 33 per cent. It Is the most complete History
of the U. S. ever published. Send for extra terms tc
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THE NEW YORK SUN.
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M t; IV DAY, * gases. 31.30 a year
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cheapest and most Interesting paper In the United
State*.
THE WEEKLY SUN 1* emphatically the peo
ple'i family paper.
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A choice from over 1.000 acres Iowa Lands, due
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No wilderness?no ague?no Indians. Land-explorlr.g
tickets from Chicago, free t? buyer*. For Maps, Pamphlets
and fall Information apply to
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MOLLER'S W COD-LIVER OH I
-iff r
Is perfectly pure. Pronounced the best by the high- .
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t ward at 113 V>'orld'? Expositions, and at Paris, 187a.
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Mason & Hamlin Cabinet Organ*
Demonstrated bent by HIGHEST HONORS AT ALL
WORLD'S EXPOSITIONS FOR TWELVE YEARS, vl*.:
at Pajus, 1867: Viihki, 1873; Santiago, 187ft; Puiladilphia,!876:
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rrated Catalogues and Circulars with nrw stylet and i
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la carefully pac up In tin cans. Sold "at 35c.. toe.. $I.IS.
$I.S<). Take no other. In use 1'or 40 years. WOOLKICH
t CO. un every label.
profits on" IS dsn' Investment on Clhn
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Official Reports and Circulars free. Address
r. POTTER WIGHT k CO, Ranker*. 35 Wall St., S.J.
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net. The central style la very cheerful and bright, aa
Its a collection that has 10 much to say and ilng abost
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loth word* and mnsJc are of an elevated character
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Price 30 eta., for which specimen copies will b* ?afl*d
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e Decoration Day Music in the Mracix. Baooav, eta?
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In the inqniry?Which Is the
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tested by two generations: the
MEXICAN MUSTANG LINIMENT.
The reason is sim- "
pie. It penetrates erery sore,
wound, or lameness, to the
ery bone, and drives ont all
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It "goes to the root" of
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core in double quick time.
i
N Y N C-N'oai
F?fcYROLEUlii JULY
VASELINE.
3rand Medal at the Philadelphia Exposition.
SILYKR MEDAL AT TUB PAH13 EXPOSITION.
The most Tataable family remedy known for th?
treatment of wound*, burn*, tore*, cut*, skin diseases,
-beumatlsm, chilblains catarrh, heroerrhoWls, etc. Alao
for coughs, colds, sore throat, croup and diphtheria, eta.
[Jsed and approrad by the leading physicians of Europ* /
uid America.
The toilet arttr'o* T..?de fv>m pure,Vaseline?such m
POMADE, COLD CKEAM, CAMPHoB ICE, and TOILET
SOAPS?are superior to any Amilar ones. Tsr tm.
COLGATE & CO., Sole Acenti, Hew York
S and 50 cent sixes of all our goods.
' gold by all Druggists.
CAPONIFIEB
Ia the Old Billable Concentrated Lye
FOR FAMILY SOAP MAKING
Directions accompanying each can for making Hal 4
Soft and Toilet Soap qnlcblf.
IT IS PULL WEIGHT AND STRENGTH.
The Market la flooded with (so-called) Concentrated
Lye, which la adulterated with salt and resin, aid was
incki $oo3p,
SA YE MONEY, AND BUT TEE
SapoEFER
MADE BT THE
Pennsylvania Salt Hannfg Co.,
PHILAPKLiPHTA.
J "J"
in DTi OKI CO.
Firat EatnblUhed! Molt Successful I
rnsiB INSTRUMENTS have a Standard Value la al
tha
Leading Markets
Of the World
Everywhere recognlaed as tb? FINEST IN TONH.
OVER 80,000
Hade and In use.- New Designs constantly. Baa
Work and Lowest Prices. ^
SUT Send for a Catalogue.
fremont Sl.ojp. ffalttiam SI. Boston, Hiss.
For Beauty of Polish, Raring Labor, Clean llnaaa,
Durability and Cheapnort, Unecualed.
ilOflSK aitoa. y *'""! r.r,fs>* yiu
[fin tram r,uss. s?asay*
H ll 11A I Cures Diupty, Kidney, liladder
3, lli U |f A and Mrlnary Complaints. Brlgbt's
Disease; D'abetes and Gravel.
Hnnt'i Kcmcdy cures Pain
lain In the Side. Back or Loins, and all
I II Diseases of the Kidneys.Bladder
Elf and Urinary Organs. Hunt's
A W Remedy encouraces and capites
an appetite, braces up the system; and good health
s the result of uslrnt Ilunt'a Remedy. Send for
lampblet to W\M. K. CLARKE, Pravldence. R. L
WARIER"BRO'SCORSETS
, *% hi uBtiW received the Hlrheet Med*l ?tlh?recent
X? PA BISJBX POSITION, ^
\pWa*i6ftgBr over nil Amtrlrir competitors. Tt>?tr
TSSSpay FLEXIBLE HIP CORSET
IvSnDVV <iai>ljon?sj la waaiHTiB noltotxvak
mmr ldnwn o\>r the hip". Prl<*#$l.tV Their
Jff'IItWk. IMPROVED HEALTH CORSET
Mr,L i ''I ' l-cfr&L.iim'W with tho Ttoipico Bu?i, *ulch
M.il'fl i. I hi m,.n ami and uinUiii DO
;iV/y/ | jj>-'*"-?S*bon<;i. Prl<-? by jn?u, $l.M. [
vi'lr'/'i / Pnr??Uby4llU?dlBt mmh*aW
ffABNEB BB08?? ??l IfMlfW, K. IQio.f
10 SPKUCE ST., NEW TORS.
[Printing House Square, opposite th<? Tribune BulMthg.
Newspaper Advertising Bureau.
New York Agent* f.'r all Newspaper* in the United
Itates ai.il Canada. Advertisement* t nvarded (laily (u
ecelved) to every section, from Newfoundland to
cxas and from Florida to ilr'.tUh Columbia. Also to
ill New York city <!ai:trs and weeklies. Eieht Thousand
fewopapers kept regularly i.n file for Infection by
dvertiser*. including all the great dailies frum Boston
o San Francisco, from M infe.il to fialvestoa.
Soldiers?Pensioners.
We publish an eijht-paie paper? "The Ninonal
." ibok*"?devoted to the interests of Pensioners, SolIters
and Sailors and their heirs; also contains interestas
family reading.
Price, Fifty cents a year?special inducements to club*.
S. proper blank to collect amount due under new A*ixarj
or Pwsiok Bill, furnished gratuitously, to regular.
ubscTlbers only, and such claims filed In Pension Office
vithout charge. January number as specimen copy free,
lend for it. GEOIiUE E. LEMON t CO.,
Washington. D. C. Lock Box MB.
rcir masonic
HgKHw^PSapplies for T/xizos, Chapters,
tine' Oommandi?ries, mannfactVAfity
ured by it. C. X Co., Colum$?ttr
bus, O. Send for Price Lilts.
KS*Knights Templar Uniforms a Specialty.
Military, Society, and nrnmcn't Good?.
\fl KELLY STEEL BARO t'KNCK WIRE. W
Miutoan<Urr|iftl?nt3 of 1 and *i 1N#- y
HI A PAT.?With Stencil Outfits. What coiU 4
Kll? cU. sells rapidly for 50 ctp. ('.it, ;ne free.
01U 3. M.Spzxcku, 112 Wash'n St., Ui.aton. Maw.
? month and expanses gnuMir to a^enti
Jpi 4 Outfit frte. Shaw k Co., Acgmta,lUrr*.

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