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Progress of the Hoosac Tunnel.
"Th great railway tunnel through the Hoosao Mountain, near North AdamB, M8., is progreasing very effectively, nd it is probable that the bore -will be completed in October, 187. The bor ing has for the past year or more been exrried on at four headings, one on each de f the mountain and two in oppo site directions from tho bottom of a ver tical shaft which is sunk near the middle of the mountain. The 12th of Decem ber was an eventful day among the workmen. After some unusually heavy blastings, a junction of the two head ings between the east end of the tunnel and the central shaft was then effected, freatly relieving the contractors by the immediate drainage of the water from iri311 8haft Tke central shaft is 1,030 feet in depth, and, sinoe the junc tion was made, it is found to operate le an immense chimney, producing a strong draft through tho whole length o the eastern Bection of the tunnel, a distance of nearly two and a half miles. It has not yet been ascertained what, if any, difference exists between the lines f the twolwrings which have just been united ; but it is believed that there can be only a trifling variation. The working of the pumping machinery, previously required to keep the shaft free, was a difficult and expensive opera tion. The water will now flow down grade into the Deerfield River, and the pumps may be removed. A distance of about four thousand feet remains to be oit in order to complete the bore. The total length of the tunnel will be almost five miles. It is the second longest tunnel in the world, the Mont Cenis bore, through the Swiss Alps, being nearly eight miles in length. But the St. Gothard tunnel, through the Swiss Alps, which was' commenced during the present year, will beat both of the aK)ve, as it will be thirteen and a half miles in length. Facte Concerning Bees. When the queen bee is forcibly taken away from the hive, Bays the "Ameri can See Journal," the bees which are near her at the time do . not appear sen sible df her absence, and the labors of the hive are carried on as usual for a time. It is seldom before the lapse of an hour that the working bees begin to manifest any symptoms of uneasi ness. They are then observed to quit the larvae which they have been feed ing, and to run about in great agitation, to and fro ; and on meeting with such of their companions who have not heard of the disaster which has befallen them, they communicate the intelligence by crossing their antennae and striking lightly with them. The bees whioh re ceive the news beoome in their turn agitated, and spread the alarm further. All the inhabitants now rush forward, eagerly seeking their lost queen. But, finding their search useless, they ap pear to beoome resigned to their mis fortune, the tumult subsides, and if there are worker eggs or young larvae in the cells, preparations are made to sup ply the loss by raising a new queen, and the usual labors of the hive are resum ed. For feeding bees : Take at the rate of five pounds of refined or white sugar, $wo gallons of soft Water, one table BpoouTul of salt, ten grains of cream tartar ; put all together, bring to a boil, skim and, when cold, add eight ounces pulverized slippery elm bark, or fine oat meaL stir it well, then feed in the hive. During the summer, use but four pounds of sugar. Italian bees gather much larger stores of honey than black bees. Dzerzon, the great German apiarian, after many years experience, Bays that the profits u apiary nave Deen doubled since their introduction. They are also much more peaoeahle than the black bees. An Old Story Retold. "When the Foot were in Bermuda, the adjutant of the regiment had a dog, which was of a very savage nature. He had some of the bloodhound in him, and at night he was in the habit of prowling round the barracks, to the ter ror of the sentinels and others who were compelled by duty ar otherwise to "be out after tatoo roll-call. One night the dog was the subject of conversation in the guard-room, and one of the soldiers, a native of the Emerald Isle, broke in: " If lhat dog comes near me on my post, m stick the bayonet in him." Sure enough he did; for in the morning " Nip" was found stark and stiff, with the ominous three-cornered hole made by the bayonet in his breast, through which his canine soul had fled to the land where bayonets are never known. There was a tremendous outcry, and Dennis, the murderer, soon found him self the inmate of a "prisoner's room." On his being brought before OoL H , the offense was read over, and then the colonel, after hearing the evidence, asked the prisoner what he had to say for himself. " Well, sir, in the middle of the night, while on sentry, the dog eame rushing toward me, snarling and showing his teeth, and I used my bay onet to defend myself." The aljutant here broke in with, "If the dog was rushing at you to bite you, why did you not strike him with the butt of your piece ?" " So I would, Bir," said Den nis, "had he run at me with his taiL" The answer convulsed the colonel, and Dennis was ordered to return to duty at onoe. How Counterfeit Notes are Made. A party of men, say from three to a dozen, get together and hold frequent meetings, and act according to a plan laid down. One or two will find out Some COTTer-nlatA TrrintAr in tha omtilnv J- a mm v.u .V J of the bank note company in fact all buch printers are Known by tue party. These men will manage to meet one of the printers. Then thev offer him fmm $50 to $150 to procure a certain kind of impression. xms impression is pro cured in this wise : The printer will take an impression upon tin fail from the plate from which he is printing, which can be done in a moment. Thus you see every line and size is obtained correctly. From this tin foil type is made. They then get some plate 4U I t J . 1 ,1 , suuiuu uim rau ue iuuhu uuuui me city, . have a goad time with him and engage Him at fcwATlfrtr slsillai-a via. A m-rr A 1. printing. By this plSa thousands of copies are strnoK on wnicn cefy detec tion, except in tne quality of the paper, wnicn wiu siignuy diner irom the gen nine. " The place of manufacture is gen erallv some distanca from New YnrV like Staten. Island, Flatbush, or some times Baxter street, or similar localities Sn that city. It is a (tmncA toM. in where a party of this kind exists, that every member lacks confidence in his associate. Every move made by one is narrowiy watcnea Dy otners 01 the par ty. It would be death to an informant or spy that did not look well to him self. Soak tha f AAt. in worm wntav -wifli little Cayenne petmer in it. two 'or three times a week. Try this for a month, or longer, if necessary, and you will find it m exceuent remedy lor com leet. X do not know why rubbing the back with the UmA wnnU 1 I . T T T ! - uiuig if. u. x. reuei. Brjrinkle thA inaiila nf wn .vi... - v JVIU DWUUlljfQ, llfiThtly. With PaVRTlTlfl TUTIIUl. irm tL w - - J f f coldest weather, tvnA vnni faaf will 1aam warm during the day and every day King Victor Emmanuel cares by far more for his illegitimate children than for his sons by the late queen. All the important ofiioes at the royal court in Bom hava been filled with relatives of Bosina Vercellaria, who the kins: creat ed Countess Miraflori,and who is now Jus morganatic wife. About Walking. A gentleman who lately made a pedes trian tour, from Portland, Oregon, to San Francisco soms elevam huaored miles gives the following particulars relative to the experiences of nis party : Before starting, I was strqngly urged to wear shoes, ("English walking shoes") and my own prejudices were in their favor, but careful deliberation told me of the fearful dust to be encountered, following, as we would have to, most of the way, a thoroughly traveled road that had not Been rain for months, and also of the necessity of having to take boots or shoes off many times each day to bathe the feet. This decided me in favor of high top boots, the wisdom of which I had no occasion afterward to doubt. The pants were also protected from the dust by being worn inside of them. The feet can be saved much irri tation and many blisters by the use of insoles (boots or shoes having been made large enough to admit them). The greater friction between an ear fitting .boot and the foot is at the fore part of the front foot. Every time the heel raises, the relative position of the foot and the sole of the boot must change, causing great friction, as the entire weight of the body is upon the foot at the time of change between foot and boot. An insole, if a trife shorter than the boot, will take much of this friction from the foot, as it must then take place, to a great extent, between the insole and sole of the boot. A second insole w411 relieve the foot still more. They will also furnish the additional advantage f relieving the feet when much swollen, by taking them out. No matter how toughened the feet become, they will blister very readily if rapid walking is persisted in, say for three or four hours, while, at a pace that is not unduly ex hausting the system, they will not feel the slightest discomfort. We practiced bathing feet, hands and heads very often, say from three to six times a day, when water was found, and when we were tired and exhausted it would have a very exhilarating effect. Bapid walking " spurts," at the rate rate of four miles an hour, of two or three hours duration, or long marches, say twelve miles or more, without a halt, is very exhausting. If indulge 4 in, in the early part of the day, it will incapacitate one for the balance of the day, or if at the close of the day, Its ef fects will be felt the following day. The same will apply to ascending high hills or mountains. Movements in such instances should be sufficiently moder-. ate to avoid getting into a " pud or perspiration, more than when moderate ly walking on the level. The Graham crackers, upon which we principally existed, were baked hard and dry fike sea biscuit, and we found it necessary to moisten and soften them before eating, and we resorted to the use of boiling hot water, breaking the crackers into it, and allowing them to absorb all the water they would. The hot water seemed so grateful to us that we soon fell into the way of taking it freely, and were often astonished at the quantity we consumed. Its use did away with much of our thirst while walking, and was beneficent in all of its effects. I venture the assertion that there is a virtue in the use of hot water, where great exertion is to be endured, that is not generally understood. By hot water I mean water that has been made to boil and then taken as hot as it can be borne; tepid water is unpalatable. In our preparations, it was proposed that we carry sun umbrellas. I did not second the proposition, believing their use would not compensate the trouble of carrying them; I yielded, however j and subsequent experience convinced me of (heir great value to us. Our es timate was that we could perform one fourth more with than without them. whenever the temperature was above ao degrees. How they Lire in Sweden. TRfi rinrtfiAR urn atmnc Iwjinrr twiilf. nt mK.v V. strong thick walls, generally of brick vi owire, in mil uigu OUUUO lUlUIUBUUIlB. They are small, generally of one story, and meant for but one family. Their nouses are not so very simple, but they are very simply furnished, there often beinc. where the houses are frequently of .logs, auu covered wim turr or straw, no more than one. room in the hrmsA anA in tViof only the coarsest home-made furniture. tiers of beds, one ahnvA nnnf.her flio woman generally sleeping below, and the men above. You rarely see any car pet, but the floors are sprinkled with a clean white sand, which dries up mois ture, gives on no dust, and may be easilv removed. Snmpti as in Germary, are painted, or of wood ,.; 41 "u ii.-r 1 ' ... , . uiurxaiv, uiuugu 1111B luxury, except in large mansions, is very rarely indulged in. Occasionally- the heist, mnma Tirin have a little carpet, but never more than A. A . 1 1 . two strips, wnicn cross each other in the centre. The land is tronorollir trrmrvA and four-fifths tf the people subsist by agriculture, wreat quantities or wheat, rve and barlev are raised th ntnhHlel fields being now seen stretching out in cverjr uirecuon. luncn 01 this grain is exported to Germany and Great Bri- A . T J . . . 1 . vain. jutugo araves 01 cattle, sneep, geese and ducks, may also be seen in the fields, though the stock is far infer ior to that of Denmark, where it was a real pleasure to see the magnificent droves in their pastures. The cattle and ducks and geese being around the ponds wnue tne sneep and cows are scattered through the meadows, a shepherd boy sleeping in some fence corner. In the evening, these flocks are driven to the . a T J 1 uwu-jaru, wuere tney present a lively scene for a few hours after sunset. I spent a little time at the country resi dence of a large land-owner in this neighborhood whem t.Vm nm'so nt JnnVo and geese, in his barn-yard, was like a perpetual nree-nddie serenade. Captain Marryat and Henry Clay. The following incident is related by judge ii. A. iJucKner, 01 jexington,Ji.y., who was present at the time it occurred. Captain Marryat, while in this coun try, was present at Ashland, by invita tion of Mr. Clay, and a number of gen tlemen had been invited to meet the not ed Englishman at a state dinner. After the wine had begun to circulate, Mr. Clay, in conversation, made some allu sion to the English custom which re quired th guests on such occasions to present the head servant of their enter tainer with some erratuitv before leav ing. This offended Captain Marrvat. who, in a very emphatic manner, denied the existence of any such custom. Mr. Clay responded that such must be the case, for he, when dining with Lord Castlereagh, had forgotten it, and nao Deen reminded 01 it Dy his lord ship's butler. Captain M. seemed to be still offend ed, and was about to make some testy remark, when his entertainer sent the decanter to him by a servant, and in his politest manner extended his own glass, said : "A glass of wine with you, Cap tain Marryat." The Captain, pushing the deoitnter aside, responded: "No! 1 want no wine; f have drunk too much already." Turning to Lewis B , a wit, and a "good fellow," who would take too much at times, Mr Clay saiii quietly, "A glass with you, Lewis, my son; I see you have not ta&en too much. The floor of a church at Salf ord. near Manchester. Enorland. srave way recent ly whila a missionary meeting was being held, and precipitated about one hun dred persons into the snaee below. Sereial were injured, and some, it is reared, lataiiy. Carious Statistics of Marriage. The people of a statistical rather than a sentimental turru the mathemathics of marriage in different countries may f rove an attractive theme of meditation, t is found that young men from fifteen to twenty years of age marry young women averaging two or three years older than themselves, but if they delay marriage until they are twenty to twenty-five years old, their spouses average a year younger than themselves; and thenceforward this difference steadily increases, till in extreme old age on the bridegroom's part it is apt to bis enor mous. The inclination of octogenarians to wed misses in their teens is an every day occurrence, but it is amusing to find in the love-matches of boys that the statistics bear out the satires of Thack eray and Balzac. Again, the husbands oi young women aged twenty and under average a little above twenty-five years, and the inequTdity of age diminishes thenceforward, till for women who have reached thirty the respective ages are equal: after thirty-five years, women, like men, marry those younger than themselves, the disproportion increas ing with age, till at fifty five it averages nine years. The greatest number of marriages for men take place between the ages of twenty and twenty-five in England, be tween twenty-five and thirty in France, and between twenty-five and thirty-five in Italy and Belgium. Finally, in Hungary the number of individuals who marry is 72 in a thous and - each year; in England it is 64; in Denmark 59; in France 57, the city of Paris showing 53; in the Netherlands, 52; in Belgium 43; in Norway 36: Widowers indulge in second marriages three or four times as often as widows. For example, in England (land of Mrs. Bardell) there are 60 marriages of widowers against 21 of widows;, in Bel ginm there are 58 to 16; in France 40 to 12. Old Mr. Weller's paternal advice, to "beware of widows," ought surely to be supplemented by a maxim to be ware of the widowers. A Pleasant IVup. A grimly humorous account of the difficulties attending the attainment of a night's rest in India, makes one thank ful that he is a citizen of America. In those wild solitudes, individuals of the insect raoe perform the part of the noc turnal disturbers with great vigor and animation. At nightfall a concert usu ally commences; in which the treble is sustained by crickets, gifted with lungs far exceeding in power those of the American hearth, while the bass is croaked forth by innumerable bull frogs, mingled with the exasperating hum of mosqnitos, in which hubbub the accompaniment of the musk-rats is scarcely to be distinguished. In the midst of this uproar, should sleep, long wooecj, descend at last upon the weary eyelids, it is but too often chased away by the yells ofj the wandering troop of jackalls, each animal endeavoring to outshriek his neighbor. A quiet night in any part of India is exceedingly diffioult of attainment; the natives, who sleep throughout the heat of the day; protract tteir vigils far beyond the mid night hour, and however silent at other periods, are always "noisy at night. Parties from adjacent villages patrol the roads, singing, and, during religious festivals or bridal revelries, every ssrt of discordant instrument, gongs, and blaring trumpets six feet long, are brought in aid of the shouts of the populance. Such is the usual character of the night in the jungles ; and it re quires nerve of no ordinary kind to support its various inflictions. Damages for Death of a Brakeman. The Cumberland, (Md.) Civilian says: Manv of our readers will rememheT the trial which excited considerable public interest at the January term, 1871 of the Circuit Court in this county, of the ca6e of the State, use of Fazen baker, against the Cumberland and Pennsylvania Railroad. The suit was brought by the widow and children of William Fazenbaker, a brakeman, iD the employ of the Cumberland and Pennsylvania Railroad, who was killed by the explosion of a lodomnf.r a.i Frostburc. on March 2fi. 1870. " Tlif jury in the case decided for the plain- tins, assesmg the damages at $3,600, tc be divided as follows: To the widow. $2,000; to the eldest child, 165; to the second child, $556, and to the young est -child, SSSoo. Jacob Brown, Esq., and Hon. H. W. Hoffman were oounse' for the Plaintiffs, and Messrs. WaIrI and Cox for the Company. The Com pany carried tne case to the uourt oJ Appeals at Annapolis, at which Court they were represented by John P. Poe, Esq., of Baltimore City. Messrs. Brown and Hoffman still representing Mrs. Fazenbaker and her children. The case was decided on Thnrsdav last, The judgment of the Circuit Court was V -1 1 il 1 1 v . .1 amxmed, and tne piaintins get the !$3,6uu with interest, defendant to pay the costs of the snit. The rminirvn nf t.Fio rVin-H of Appeals was delivered by Judge oiewan. Buffalo limiting. The hunters are making sad havoc among the Isuffaloes in Western Kansas, not far from the line of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa I e Railroad. They are found in great numbers near a fork of the Pawnee River, and are shot down by hundreds every day. Dodge Ctty is the last city on this road. It is about three miles from Fort Dodge; it was settled about the last of September, and consists of about fifty housesevery one of which, with possibly two or three exceptions, is a store, a billiard saloon. a rum shop or a dance hall. The hunt ers make this their headquarters. During two months one firm received over 20,000 buffalo hides, for which they paid from $1 25 to $2 50 each. Another party received in ten days ending the middle of this month over 6,000 hides. Buffalo meat is veigr cheap. The hams sell for one cent to two cents a pound, and are shipped over the Atchison. To peka, and Santa Fe Road to Kansas City and to St. Louis in large tun anti ties. The forequarters cannwt be given away, but are thrown out m the streets. One merchant had 25,000 buffalo tongues packed away in one room waiting ship ment to market. Notwithstanding tins wholesale slaughter, the hunters tell of seeing herds miles in length, and almost as countless as the sands upon tne sea snore. , A Wife's Power. The power of a wife, for good or evil, is irresistable. With out one, home must be forever un known. A good wife is to a man wisdom, A 1 m -m m strengtn and courage ; a Dad one is confusion, weakness and despair. No condition is hopeless to a man where the wife possesses firmness, decision and economy. There is no outward propriety which can counteract indo lence, extravagance and folly at home. No spirit can ronjr endure bad influence. Man is strong, but his heart is not ada mant. He delights in enterprise and action, but to sustain him he needs tranquil mind ; and especially it he is an intelligent man, whole head, he needs his moral force in the conflict of life. To recover his composure, home must be a place of peace and comfort. There his soul renews its strength, and goes forth with fresh vigor to encounter the labor and troubles of life. If at home he finds no rest, and is there met with bad temper, sullenness, jealousy and gloom, or assailed with complaints and censure, hope vanishes, and he sinks in to despair. Such is the case with too many who, it might seem, have no con flicts or trials of life ; for such is the wife's power. The Necrology of the Tear. The yeat has been as remarkable as any of its predeeessers for the many "shining marks" at which Death has aimed its shaft, both at home and abroad. It may seem to be a startling faclbut it is nevertheless a fact that in the city of New York alone, since the last happy New Year, not less than twenty-five thousand of those composing its population have gone to the abode of the dead the average being about five hundred per week. And this, we may take it for granted, is about the average of the mortality in all other populous cities. Looking over the grim catalogue, one can hardly fail to be impressed with the many men of mark, in almost every de partment of life, whose names are in scribed upon it. Literature, Art, Science and Religion have each and all contri buted their representative men. At home, among our own profession we recall those of James Gordon Ben nett of the Herald; Spalding of tne World; Pollard of the Richmond Ex aminer, and last, but not least, Horace Greeley of the Tribune. The military profession has lost Major-General Meade, Major-General Halleck, and General Anderson, and to the list must be added General Ewell of the Con federate Army. France laments Field Marshal Forey, who defeated the Aus trians on the historic field of Monte belle, while England drops a tear as she recalls tho memory of Field-Marshall Sir Creorge Pollock,' Constable of the Tower, a veteran of the Indian wars, and General Pennefather, another soldier of renown. The ranks of statesmanship have been thinned by the death of Wm. H. Sew ard, Ex-P. M. Gen. Randall, Senator Grimes, of Iowa, Davis, of Kentucky, and Walker, of Wisoonsin ; President Juarez, of Mexico ; Earl Mayo, Governor-General of India ; Joseph Mazzini, the Italian patriot ; The Duke of Per signy ; Sir Henry Bnlwer ; Lord Lons dale, and the Duke of "Bedford. Among the scholars, literary men and artists whose names are well known on both sides of the Atlantic, we may enumerate Charles Lever, Anthony Fonblanque, Ludwig Fonrbach, Charles Anguste Xervier, Adolph Guerault, Theophile Gautier, Buchanan Read, George P. Putnam, Lowell Masen, Fanny Fern, Edwin Forrest, John F. Kensett, and George Catlin. The pulpit has likewise lost many a brilliant name, among whom we may recall those of Rev. Dr. Seabury, Rev. Norman MacLeod, Rev. Frederick Den ison Maurite, Bishop Eastburn, of Mass. ;Bishop Terrett, of Edinbiwgh ; Ex-Bishop Sharp, of St. ABaph, Wales ; and Dean Jeremiej of Lincoln. And so they pass away, and still the procession moves on to " the house ap pointed for all living." Who can tell what names will be written on the roll when wu write up the necrology for 1873 ? Rather, who would cast a pall oy.er the present by anticipating a fu ture which it is best for us to remain behind the veil ? Financial Freaks. We have seldom seen a more striking instance of audacidus impudence, under the circumstances, than that of Mr. Henry N. Smith's ' statement made to the Banking and Currency Committee diiring his examination by them rela tive to the lock-up of money by the Tenth National Bank of this city. "I did not think of doing it before the pre vious afternoon," he said ; " it was what I called a dash. It was purely a freak of my own." This playful " freak " dis arranged business throughout the coun try, ruined two or three of his compan ions on " the street " and made great disturbance generally among banks and other moneyed institutions. It is not a light matter that this conspiracy against business, against commerce, against the interests, not of a city or a state, but of the whole country, should have been entered into between this . man and a great banking institution. " This thing was not done in a corner," but, openly, and in the presence of all men. Mr. Smith gained credit thereby and the bank got no harm. If it be wrong to break mto a man s house and steal his money, how is it any more right to loroe it trom him by stop ping all the avenues of relief avenues, be it remembered: created especially for his accomodation and pressing him into a position where he must either be ruined or lose his entire buskiess repu tation. This is what Messrs. Smith & Palmer did, and yet they go nnwhipped of justice. The Banking and Currency Committee have, indeed, reported a bill making it the duty of the Comptroller, in any future case of the misuse of a national bank,, to proceed against the directors in the United States Courts, the penalty being forfeiture qf the char ter, imprisonment for five years, and a fine of not less than $10,000. This is well as ar as it goes, and we trust that such a bill will be passed and rigidly enforced hereafter. But if, as the com mittee expressly says, the action of the Tenth National Bank was a clear viola tion of the banking act, why is not that bank made to suffer ? Does the lapse of a few months condone so great a crime ? Is the promise of such men that they will never do so again of suf ficient validity to win forgiveness ? If the bank were wound up, if there be law enough for that purpose, there would be good' cause for congratulation, and some hope that the warning would be sufficient for other banks disposed to enter into such, operations with the Wall street thieves. N. Y. Poet. Another Railroad Line Across Niagara River. Measures are on foot, says the Albany Argus, for the construction of a railroad bridge across the Niagara River at Lewiston. The plan is pushed forward under the auspices of the Lake Ontario Shore Railroad, now being constructed from Oswego to Lewiston. The object is to bring the Ontario Shore Road into connection with 14ie Canadian system, and ultimately to form a Northern lihe from the seaboard to the great West. From the Buffalo Courier we learn that this object is to be secured from the three great points : New York, Boston and Portland from the first via the Midland, from the second via the Hoosac tunnel, and from Portland via the Northern line through New Hampshire, Vermont, and across Northern New York to Oswego. These routes com bining at the last named place wili pro ceed thence Westward by the Ontario Shere road to Lewiston, where they will connect with tlfe Great Western u Canada, and possibly with the Canada Southern. For that purpose it is in contemplation to construct a first-class suspension bridge at liewiston, upon the site of the old carriage bridge, which was so nearly destroyed a few years ago. A meeting of parties interested in this enterprise was held at Clifton last week, and a committee appointed to procure plans and estimates for the new bwdge. A Correspondent of the Lebanon (Ky.) Standard tells this : ne of our mer chants dreams thus : "I dreamt that I was in heayen, and that every fellow who got in there must pay 50 cents admission fee. While watching each new oomer, I heard a familiar tyead without, and finally recognized it as being that of Aunt Polly Toads. So I drew near . to see if Aunt Polly would have the money to get in, when I heard the following : "Mr. Peter, what's the price to get in?' 'Fifty cents, mam.' 'Won't you take forty cents?' 'No.' Forty-five cents ?' 'No.,v 'Then I won't come in to save your neok.' And Aunt Polly went-off to hunt a cheaper heaven." Incantations in Algiers. We were anxious, while in Algeria, to see all we could of the customs peculiar to the different nationalities which so greatly contribute to the picturesque ne6s of the country; and, accordingly, one Wednesday morning, started early for a grotto by the sea-shore, whioh, from time immemorial, has been devo ted t6 what is called the " liegresses' sacrifice." This grotto is situated on the road to St. Eugene, and, early as it was, we passed a number of women and children, on foot or on muleB, all wend ind their way in the same direction, fol lowed by servants carrying under their arms or in baskets a quantity of black or white fowls. When we arrived at the 6pot indicated by our driver, and had got out of the carriage, we discov ered a flight of steep steps cut in the rock, leading down to a path by the sea-shore. This path turned suddenly to the right boliind the projecting cliff, and disclosed a semicirci-nr cave, be hind which was a spring called Seba Aioun, or the Seven Fountains. Vi the. centre of this cave sat an old negress, ugly as a demon, dressed in a white turban and a great scarlet cloak: while. before a circular space was traced in the sand, m the centre of which was a kind of rude stove on which simmered vari ous little earthen pots of incense and benzoin. Presently an Arab laty came up; crying bitterly, snying "that her husband had ceased to love her. and had taken a fancy to some' one else." She took from her maid two white and two black hens, whioh she presented to the negress, who first incensed both her and the fowls, then swung the birds by the lggs three times over the lady's head, and all about her, and then slbw ly and only partially cut their throats, letting the blood flow into a little metal basin, with which she anointed the pa tient's hands and feet, between the eyes 1 . , - . , . . . 1 ano on tne lorehead, all . the while re citing prayers or rather incantations. the lady crossing her hands backward and forward in token of submission. The wretched birds were only half killed, and by the way thev fluttered it was de cided whether the charm had or had not been successful. If they- fluttered toward the sea it was considered all right, and the negress sej; up a shrill "Li! Li!" of fliumph. If, on the other hand, the unhappy fowls strug gled, in their death-agonies, toward the rock, the charm had failed, and the whole thing had to be done over Beam Then the patient was made to drink of the spring, and to wash in it three times while she was again ineensed bv the ne gress. The same thing was repeated for each patient as he or she camo up to the negress's caldron, until the sand was strewed with dying fowls and blood, to a degree which was positively sicken ing Other negresses were in atten dance on the principal gitczzanates, as they are called, dressed in the bine check haik of their race,-and all equally revolting in manner and appearance. This sacrifice dates from the early Roman times, and is, in fact, a remnant or the old pagan superstitions. The curious and painful thiner to me was that, not only Jewesses but even French Christians came to be cured, and sub mitted to all these horrible rites and incantations. I spoke to one woman whom I had seen in the morning at the cathedral, and asked her "how she could reconcile it to her conscience to seek relief in such a manner ?" She re plied: "I believe in the cures effected by the negresses, and, if theirs is a bad agency, at any rate it is overruled for good. God is in heaven and we on earth, and He can bless whatever means we use. Lady Herbert's " Algeria." Alaska Antiquities. At the last meeting of the California Academy of Sciences, W. H. Dall, of the United States Coast Survey, read an interesting paper on his recent dis covery of prehistoric remains in Alaska, Among these relic?, mention is made of seven skeletons, which were found ar ranged around the edge of a small cave located under an isolated rock, on Omaknok Island. Contrary to the record of similar caves in Europe, no remains of animals were found. Near one of the skeletons there were heaped together a number of stone knives, a bone awl, and two fragments, one of pumice, and the other of fine sandstone, with their edges and surfaces smoothed and squared, evidently for the purpose of dressing down the asperities of skins to be used for clbKiing. The most in teresting collections are reported to have been found near the skeleton of a woman, which was stationed farthest from the entrance to the cave; these consisted of two bone tabrets, shaped like those now in use among the Thlink ets and Botccudas; a lot of needles, made of the wing-bones of birds; a neeedle-oase, made of the humerus of some large bird, closed at eaoh end by a wooden stocjper; bone awls, stone knives, a whetstone of fine-grained sand, and a little cose of birch-bark contain ing plumbago. The only anatomical peculiarity of the bones, which agpeed in all essential respects with Esquimaux remains of similar character, was the great stoutness of the long bones, and a remarkable thickening of the inner face of the under jaw, which was so exten sive in a majority of cases as to nearly close the space between the halves of the jaw, the bone being over an inch in diameter. So far as the memory of the present inhabitants goes, these are the remains of a prehistoric race, though, from the panshable nature of many of the implements found, it is evident that the title does not apply in its present interpretation. The Gueat Storm. " The Great Snow Storm of 1872," as we suppose our Christmas storm will be hereafter known in the chronicles of the time, seems to have extended nearly from the Gulf to the northern part of Canada. So fat as we ean learn, a line drawn from the southern boundary of Tennessee to the seaboard of South Carolina and curving downwards marks the base of the storm. Advancing thence, the snow clouds skirted the States bordering on the Mississippi and enveloped the whole Atlantic coast from Charleston, S. C.,Ito the British Ameri can Provinces. This is a very broad area ; and the intense cold which pre ceded the storm in these parts, was an accompaniment of it in every portion of the broad extent which it covered. In deed the low temperature seems to have originated in the extreme West, long before the snow began to fall. San Francisco reports of the 19th speak of thin ice being formed on shallow stand ing water in the city, a thing unheard-of and which astonished the gamins of the street, who were puzzled by the pheno menon. Of course, we have numerous accounts of snowbound railway trains and distressed wayfarers. The storm has been one of great hardship on land and sea ; it will be long remembered for its discomforts and desolation. A Boston paper tells the cheerful story of a pTiysician who stepped into a horse-oar, the other day, and after using his nostrils a moment or two, exclaimed, in a voice loud enough for all passen gers to hear, " Somebody in this car has got the small-pox; I can smell it. Those who are afraid of it had better go out." With one exception, the passen gers moved out speedily. The excep tion was a middle-aged woman who had a large bundle in her lap. The physi cian asked her what the bundle con tained, and she told him it was none of his business. He made it his business to investigate, ltowever, aTid found that the bundle contained the cenpse of a young ehild that had died of the smallpox. A Jewish Wedding in Algiers. Lady Herbert, in a recent English work entitled "Algerie in 1871," gives a description of a J ewieh wedding which possesses features new, we imagine, to most of our readers : " We paused in our sight-seeing to go with Madame de C- and her beautiful daughter to see a Jewish wedding, for which she had kindly obtained us an invitation. We were received in an alcoved room, where a breakfast of sweetmeats, cakes, and sweet wines, was sent out, the bride and her paxents being seated on a divan at one end, dressed in rich Jewish costume. After a short time, we were told to preced the young lady to the Moorish vapor bath, which is the next part of the ceremony. Such a marvellous scene as there met our eye I despair of repro ducing on paper! About fifty young Jewish girls, from twelve to twenty years of age, whose only clothing was a scarf of gold or silver gauze around their loins, with their beautiful dark hair all down their backs, and their lovely white necks and arms, cohered with lecklaces and bracelets, were seen dimly standing in the water through a cloud of steam and incense, waiting for the bride, and when she appeared received her with loud-, shrill cries of ' Li ! Li ! Li !' in a continually-ascending scale. Among these girls were hideous negresses equally scantily cloth ed, and one or two of them with their black, whooly hair dyed bright orange olor : these were the bathing-women. They seized us by tho arm and wanted to force us to undress too, which we stoutly resisted ; and took refuge on the raised marble slab which surround ed the bath, and where the pretty little 1 -I -n , 11 . " nnae, wun ner motner and aunts, were standing waiting to be unrobed too. They took off her heavy velvet clothes, and she appeared in a beautiful crold- figured gauze chemise and some lovely snort red-ana-goid drawers ; they then led her, with the same cries, into an iuner room, stifling with wet vapor mid steam, and here the poor child, who was only thirteen, remained for three moiv tajl hours, the women pouring water on hor head from picturesque-shaped gold jars, and every kind of comestic and sweet, scent being rubbed upon her. Belhg' unable to stand the intense heat and overpowering smell any longer, we escaped for a time into the open air ; but returned after about an hour to find another bride going through the same cerinonies. Some of the bridesmaids were very beautiful ; one especially, though a Jewess, had regularly goldcii. hair and blue eyes ! And the whole scene was like a ballet at the opera, or rather a set of naids or water-nymphs in a picturo ; not like anytliing in real life ! Their glorious hair floating over their shoulders, with their beautifully modelled arms, rounded in graceful curves as they disported themselves round the bride, would have driven a sculptor or painter wild with delight ! But I could not get over the kidelicacy of the whole thing ; it was a scene in the nude with a vengfeance ! " At half -past three o'clock the follow ing morning, we got up and went to the bride's house for the conclusion of the cermony. A great crowd of men and musicians were grouped in the lower court. Above, the bride was sitting in state, in the deep recess of a handsome Moresque room, veiled in white gauze, while a red-and-gold figured scarf hung in graceful folds behind her head. On either side of her were two venerable looking old men with long, white beards, and in front of her another, holding a candelabrum with thre'e candles. They were Rabbis, and chanted psalms alternately with songs of praise about I the dove with the beautiful eyes,' etc. ; in fact, a sort of canticle. All this time the minstrels in the quadrangle below wore ' making a noise,' while over the can ed gallery above, looking down upon them, leaned a variety oi Jewish women, all beautifully dressed in brown' velvet and satin, with stomachers aijd girdles richly brocaded in gold, and gold-embroidered lappets hanging from the black-silk head-dress which is the in variable costume of their race. This went on for hours, till the poor little bride looked quite worn out. From time to time spoonfuls of soup were put into her mouth, which she strove to re sist ; and then she was conducted into the court below, where the same cere monies were gone through, except that a species of buffoon danced before her and was rewarded by ten-franc bits put into his mouth, which he kept in his cheek while drawling out a queer kind of song, which we supposed was witty, as the audience were in fits of laughter. Every thing was done, both up-stairs and down, to make the bride laugh, even to chucking and pulling her under the chin. But she remained impassive, it being part of her business to look grave, and to prove by her demureness that she was old enough to be married. All of a sudden, the same unearthly cry or yell of ' Li ! Li ! Li !' was heard in the outside court, caught up instantly by every one in said out of the hjiuso, Ithought of tho words, 'Behold the bridegroom cometh !' so exactly were tha old traditions preserved. A very ordinary-looking youth, in a frock coat and red fez, accordingly, made liis ap pearance, and then the women covered their faces with their gauze handker chiefs, and the men, who never ceased eating and drinking at intervals during the whole night, formed themselves into a procession ; while the bride's father (a venerable-looking old Jew, with a long, white beard, white turban, and crimson sash) led her to the carriage which was to take her to the bridegroom's home, we all- following, and the women's cry of 'Li! Li! Li! Li !" resounding through the narrow streets.' Lapis Lazuli. This mineral, which is called azure stone by the vulgar, is of a magnificent blue color, sometimes spangled with beautiful gold spots, from flakes of sril phuret of iron throughout its mass. It occurs in shapeless blocks or rounded pebbles, or, at times, in prismatic forms having four sides, obliquely set. It is of a compact grain, opaque and hard; will cut glass and strike fire from the steel, It is found principally in Persia and in the neighborhood of Lake Baik ri, in Siberia, and is highly prized for jewelry and ornamental work. The pitrest specimens are reserved to cut for gems, and to make those rare Florentine mosaics, bo much admired. A quality less rich goes for the decoration of the houses of the wealthy. The halls of the Orloff Palace at St. Petersburg, are pre pared throughout with lapis lazuli from the Grand Bankharrie. The coloring mutter of this stone gives that beautiful blue which is called ultramarine, not because it is beyond a sky blue, hut that it was brought from beyond the sea namely, the Levant. It is procur ed in a sort of soap making process, by the use of chemical agents. Exposed to a strong fire, the. mineral mass melts to a yellowish black paete. Simply cal cined, it is deprived of its color by strong chemicals, and leaves a pot of jelly. There exist some massive frag ments of lazulite, but the mineral is usually combined with foreign matters, so that a specimen quite pure and bulky attains a high price. The French trea sury has a magnificent lazulite cup, shaped like a nutshell, and worth two hundred thousand f ranos, or forty thou sand dollars. There is also a bowl or hand dish, valued at sixteen thousand doJlars, which were cheap if it gave French rulers clean hands; and there too you may see a rabre, with a lazulite hilt worth twelve thousand dollars, the gift of Tippoo Saib to Louis XVI., and three chaplets, of a thousand francs each, on whose beads of lazuli the royal noDs say their prayers lazily when the Red Re publicans were not after then. Avalauchjp In Utah. At Little Cottoawood, near Central City, a terrible snow-elide ocoured. The avalanche, which is represented to have been 600 feet wide and 12 feet deep, came down across the stage road, sweep ing away eight or ten teams and team sters, and taking them 1,0UU feet across Cottonwood Creek. Three of the teamsters have been shovelled oit alive, but badly bruised ; four more known to be buried were not rescued, and it is thought impossible to Aid them before spring, although one hundred to two hundred men are at work shovelling. All the teams in the line of the aval anche were swept away. Eight mules were dug out, some dead, some with legs broken, and others severely bruis ed'. Several were afterwards shot. Editorial notices nre so common that it is almost impossfble for an editor to express his honest opinion of the merits f any article without being suspected of interested motives. This fast, how ever, shiall not deter us from saying what we think of a new addition to the Materia Medica to which our attention has been recently directed. We refer to Dr. J. Walkers California Vinegar Bitters, a remedy which is making its way into more families just now than all the" other advertised medicines put together. Its popularity, as far as we can judge, is not bused on empty pretention. There sorms to be no question about the potency of its tonic and alterative properties, while it possesses the great negative rceommendatjou of containing neithe alcohol nor mineral poison. That it is a specific for Indigestion, Billieusnese, Constipation and many complaints, of nervovs origin, we have reason to know ; and we are assured on good authority that as a general invigorant, regulating and purifying mecjicine it has no equal. It is stated that its inqrredients (ob tained from the wilds of California,) are new to tho rmdieal world; and its ex traordiiuiry effects certainly warrant the conclusion that it is a compound of agents hitherto unknown. If popular ity is any criterion, there can be no doubt of the efficiency of the Vinegar Bitters, for the sale of the article is im mense and continually increasing. Com. ' . Wo were pleased to koo, not lonp since, in one of onr excliatJRos, soino nretty pevero re marks addressed to sevor.il persons who. dnr inff an interesting leetnre by licv. .Tno. 'S. C. Ablwtt, kept tip a continuous coughing, which prevented many from henrinsr. People who cannot refrain from coueh'nir had hotter nv n-n-ny from such places, or else tn?s a. bottlo of ..10I111B011 s Anodyne uniment with them. Com To TnE"WEAK, the worn, and tho 'wjarv, the editor of the Boston REroanER savs, " We can most, unhesitatingly recommend the Peruvian Syrup, a protected solution of the protoxides of iron, to all tho weak, tho worn and the wonry, having richly experienced its benefits. It possesses all the qualities claimed for it bv its proprietor." Com. Vegetable Pulmonary Balsam. "Doubtless the best Cough Sleidcino in tho Wild." Com.: A Neglected Cough, Cold ' or Sore Throat, which might lie checked by a simple remedy, like Brown's Bronchial Troches, if allowed to progress may terminate seriously. Com. The importance of giving Sheridan's Cavalry Condition Towders to horses that have been out in the cold rain, stood in cold wind, or drank too much cold water, cannot, be overes timated ; no man should be without them who owns a horso. Com. The Browns and Blacks produced bv that sterliiig preparation, ChriRtadore's Excelsior Hair Dye cannot be excelled by Nature ; its tints challongo comparison with Nature's moot lavoreu proauctions, ana aoiy detection. Jom. Flagg's Instant lttliof. Warranted to relieve all Kheumatic Afflictions. Sprains. Neiu-altria etc. The best, the purest, and the nuickf st remedy for all Bowel Complaints. Belief guaranteed or tho money refunded. Com. Mormon Secrets sent free. Address AN DREW HENLEY, Omaha, Nebraska. Com. THE WEEKLY SUN. 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A lUanual of Health. An edition of between nine ami ton milloneof poio ies of a very useful work is now ready for grataitoul distribution, and can be hod for the asking nt any ding store in the United Stittos, the British Colonics, Spanish Amorica or Brazil. The work referred to is Hostottor's Almanac for 1873. The medical portion of it treats of the various ailments to which the hu man system 1h subject, and sets forth the peculiar properties of Hostettcr's Stomach lUttura the purest and best tonic at present known as a preser vative of health and strength, and as a remedy for debility and diseote. The Almanao Is printed in al the principal languages of the civilized world, and reaches a lirger number of families and individuals than any olber medical treatise that ever issued from the press. No man or woman who has a due regard for that choicest of heaven's blessings, bodily vigor, should foil to read the plain, simple and convincing articles which this truly practical publication eon tains. The miscellaneous matter is varied, iUBtruo- tive and amusing, and the calendar department copious and comprehensive. Hostettcr's Almanac is, in short, a household convenience, adapted to the use of all clafses and callings. The larmer, the planter, the miner, the merchant, the mechanic, the laborer, the professional mai: , ali need it ; and to in valids of both, sexes it is literally an arAole of prime necessity. The medical technicalities whieh ren der so many medical treatises intended for popular use unintelligible to the general reader, have been carefully avoided in this phamphlot. AU is clear, explicit, forcible, and reconcilable with reason anti common sense. The proprietors, Messrs. Hostettor'a & Smith Pittsburgh, Pa., on receipt of a two-cent stamp, will forward a copy by mail to any person who cannot procure one in his neighborhood. iyiEK.CH ANT'S GARGLING OIL 13 GOOD FOR llama and Scalds, Chilblain, Spratnn and Rrutncd, Chapped llandn, FUnh Wound, Krot B1U, Kxtcrnnl PoUon, Hand Crack, ttalla of All KlndA, HltTant. Itlncboae, Jtheu mail urn. Hemorrhoid or PI Iris Sore Nipple, Caked Ilreat Flfttuta, Mnjro, Hpavlnn, Sweeney, Scrntfthe, or Wreae StrlnhalK Wind call. Foundered Feet, .Cracked Heel, oil Evil, pot Kot In Sheep, Animal Ar Inneet Bite. Koup In Poultry, Tootlrtidits Art-., Ac. lane Hack, dec, 4, c. Large Size $1.00; Medium 60o,; Small 25oi Tin GftT-glinjtOrt. hAfbuen In use m a Liniment not V'-Kt. All Sr '"J." trial,, fcnt b ur mid follow dlrvUoni At)t your n7arit Prujrut nrtlviVtr In lntnt Mdiolu fir ono'of rtttf Ahnmmc mud re Ml what the ffh my ahtn tW Oil. The GarpHttK (Ml lit fr ralo y All rnwctalile dea!r throughout the t'nitrd 4Ar OHfJnot. 0ir tftimmiah date tr. K!3 t Ihn rwpnl, ami art h d.WtVtW. r lh? ;irW..- tt aixt youMJtiglibcn what g"od tt hu done. W aiu maiiufat'tura "MERCHANT'S WORM TABLETS." We deal fair antl liberal wtth all, and defy contradiction. HViVr for A'luaHai;. Manufactured at Lockport, N. by MERCHANT'S GIRGLING OIL I'W'I JOHN HODOK, Seoretary. Vinegar Bitter ate not a vile Fancy Drink, made of Poor Rum, Whiskey, Proof Spirits and Refute Liquors, doctored, spiced, and sweetened to please the taste, called "' Tgnics," " Appetisers," " Restorers," &c, that lead the tippler on to drtmftenness and ruin, but are a true Medicine, made from the native roots and herbs of California, free from alt Alcoholic Stimulants. They are the Great Hlood Purifier and a Life-giving Principle, a Perfeft Renovator and Inrigonitnr of the System, carrying off all poisonous matter and restoring the blood to a healtltv condition, enriching it, refreshing and invigorating both mind and body. IHiey are easy of atimimstrationprnmpl in tlseir action, certain in their results, sate and reliahle in all forms nf disease. No Person can tnke three Bitters accord ing to directions, and remain long unweU, provided their bones are not destroyed by mineral poison orolliei means, mid the vital organs wasted beyond the point of repair. Dyseiflla or Indlarestlon. Headache, Pain in the Slionlders. Cojighs, Tightness of the Chest, Diz ziness, Sour Kruct.ftions of the Stomach, Had Taste in the Mouth, Dilious Attacks, Palpitation of the Heart, Inflammation of the Lungs Pain in the regains of the Kidnevs, and a hundred oilier painful symptoms, are the offsprings" of Dyspepsia. In these complaints it has no equal, and one bottle will prove a better guar antee of its merits than a lencthv advertisement. For Kemtile Complaint, in young or old, married or single, at the dawn of womanhood, or the turn of life, these Tonic Bitters display so decided an influence that a marked improvement is soon percep tible. For Inflammatory and Chronic Rhen matlsm and Gout, Dyspepsia or Indigestion, Bilious, Remittent And Intermittent Fevers, Diseases ''of the Blood, Liver, Kidneys and Bladder, these Bitters have been most successful. Such Diseases are caused by Vitiated Hlood, wli ch is generally produced by derange ment of the Digestive Organs. . They ire' a Gentle Pnrjratl-rei aa well ae a Tonic, possessing also tlfe pecuhsr merit of acting as a powerful Jigent in relieving Congestion or Inflam mation of the Liver and Viscera Organ's, and in Bilious Diseases. . For Skin Diseases, Eruptions', Tetter, Salt Rheum, Blotches, Sots, Pimples, Pustules, Boile, Car buncles, King-worms, ScaldHead, Sore -Eyea, By sipelas, Iicli. Scurfs, Discoloration nf the Skin, Humosa and Diseases of the Skin, of whatever name or nature are literally dug up and carried out of the system in a short time by the use of these Bitters. One bottle in such cases will convince the most incredulous AT their curative effects. Cleanse the Vitiated Blood whenever you find its impurities bursting through the skin in Pimples, Knipfiofis, or Sores ; cleanse it when you find it Ob structed and sluggish in the veins ; cleanse it when itiis t'oul : your feelings will tell you when. Keep the bloed pure, and the health of the system. will fallow. Gratcfitl thousands proclaim Vinkgar Bit Tsms the most wonderful Invigorant that ever sustained ;he sinkinc; system. Pin, Tape, and other Worms, lurking itt ;he system of bo many thousands, are effectually de stroyed and removed Says a distinguished physiol ogist : There is scarcely an individual upon the face of the .-arth whose body is exempt from the .presence of worms. It is tint upon tire healthy elements of the body that worms exist, but iiXn the diseased humors and slimy leposits that breed these living monsters of disease. No system of Medicine, no vermifuges, no anthelmin i tics, will free the system from worms like these Bit ters. Mechanical Diseases. Persons engaged In Paints and Miueralst such as Plumbers, Type-setters. Gold-beaters, and Miners, as they advance m life, will be subiect to pamlvsis of the Bowels. To guard against iliw take a dose of Walker's Vinegar Bitters once or twice a week, as a Preventive. Billons, Remittent, and Intermittent Fevers, whieh are so prevalent in the valleys of on great rivers throughout the United States, especially those of tlto Mississippi, Ohio, Missouri, Illinois, Ten nessee. Cumberland, Arkansas. Red, Colorado, Braros, Rio Grande, Pearl, Alabama, Mobile. Savannah, Roan oke, James, and many others, with their vast tributa ries, throughout our entire country during the Summer and Autumn, and remarkably so during seasons of unustfal heat and dryness, arc ihvariably accompanied by extensive derangements of the stomach and liver, and other abdominal viscera. There are always more or less obstructions of the liver, a weakness and irritable stata of the stomach; and great torxir of the bowels, being clogged up with vitiated accumulations. In their treat ment, a purgative, exeriiifg a powerful influence upon these various organs, is essentially necessary. There is no cathartic for the purpose equal to Dr. J. Walker's Vinrcak Bitters, as they will speediV remove tho dark-colored viscid matter with which flie bowels are loaded, at the same time stimulating the secretions of the liver, and generally restoring the healthy functions of the djcrostive organs. Scrofula, or King's Evil, White Swellings, Ulcers, Erysipelas, Swelled Neck, Ooiter, ScrofuloVs Inflammations, Indolent Inflammations, Mercurial Af fections, Old Sores, Eruptions of the Skin, Sore Eves, etc., etc lu these, as in all other constitutional Dis eases, Walker's Virbgar Bitters have shown their great curative powers in ths most obstinate and intract able cases. Sr. Walker's California Vinegar Bitters act on all these cases in a similar manner. By pusifying the Blood they remove the cause, and by resolving away the effects of the inflammation (the tubercular deposits) the affected parts receive health, sod a permanent cure is effected. The properties of Dr. Walker's Vinegar Bitters are Aperient, Diaphoretic and Carminative, Nutritious, Laxative, Diuretic, Sedative, Counter-Irn-tant. Sudorific, Alterative, and Anti-Bilious. The Aperient and mild Laxative properties of Dit. Walker's Vinegar Bitters are the best safe guard in all cases of eruptions and malignant fevers, their balsarrc. healing, and soothing properties protect the humors of the fauces. Their Sedative proerties allay pain in the nervous system, stomach, and bowels, either from inflammation, wind, colic, cramps, etc. Their Counter-irritant influence extends throughout the system. Their Diuretic properties act on the Kid neys, correcting and regulating the flow of urine. Their Anti-Bilious properties stimulate the liver, in the secre tion of bile, and Us discharges through the biliasy ducts, and are superior to all remedial agents,- for the curs of Bilious Fever, Fever and Ague, etc. Fort ify the body against disease bv puri fc'ing all its fluids wit 11 Vinegar Bitters. No epi demic can take hold of a system thus forearmed. The liver, the stomach, the bowels, the kidneys, and the nerves are rendered disease-proof by this great invig orant. Directions. Take of the Bitters on going to bed at night from a half to one and one-half wine-glassfull. Eat good nourishing food, such m beef steak, mfftion chop, venison, roast beef, and vegetables, and lalce out-door exercise. They are composed of purely veget able ingsedionts, and contain no spirit. ' J WALKEr?, PropV. U. M. McDONAI.D CO., Druggists and Gen. Agts. , San Francisco and New York. SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS & DEALERS, Good for ,11a a. Inflammation of nil kinds. Diphtheria, Wounds, ISniieos, Burns, Sprains, lilieumntim, Soro Throat. gwcUfacor tho Glands, Intlammntihn of tho Eyes, Broken Dretiet. Frost Bites, Chilhlall'8, Tiles, Bco ftlugs, and all bores. Good fur nonKtV-Froph Wounds, Oalls, Toll Evil, SiiniiiiK, lirinn'S, Owked, lU'cla.liiiig Bono, bid Gallic pnvinH, riwA-ncj", Founder, Laini'iicss, Kand Cracks, fc-cintclica, or Ciieaec, Hatijjo, llljrMj DietoHipor. This truly tvonderful Liniment was rHscbvcn.fl by llO.MKlt ANDKhSON, A.M., Into I'rufesHor of Chemistry and MathcmuticH in the Clintop Liberal Institute of Oneida County. N.Y. In experimenting for the purptn-e of 'ninkyip 1'inssic Acid, by uniting tho iiitlepeuthiit piscona bodies of which it is composed, a rcsidtsuin was left, which, on being applied to hruipes And In flamed parts, by thu'sttulentsof the Institute, was found to possess tho remarkable property of cool ing down and carrying off thu inflammation arid soreness at once, ami rcstorltigtho parts to aoniKl ness and health in a few hours without pain or irritation. It Is not a lioatlnff I.Inlment, but acts by its peculiar epccMc or chemical qualities in dissolving and scattering the soreness and in flammation of tho injured part. By a free tfp. plication, the red surface soon becomes cool, moist and natural, and is restored to natural health without suppuration or destruction. An m Liniment for Horn Flesh, far the enre of all the ailments named above, we challenge the world to find its equal. Price 25 Sc 50 cents per bottle. D, RAITS0U, SON k 00., BUFFALO, see nonoe m jocai column. 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