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Redner th Taxes !
The publication of the monthly debt
Statement give occasion tor another of
the senseless periodical jubilations of tin
Kepublican press. It is asserted that the
national h ht has been reduced more than
live millions during the month of August,
and the country is asked to admire Presi
dent Grant ml his Secretary of the Treas
ury lor so auspicious a result. But what
have fA done, durinir tin: month of Au
gust, to entitle them to this shallow and j
fulsome praise? They have been jour
neying and junketing, attending dan M
and clam bakes, horse-races and monster
musical festivals; flitting from place to
place on pleasure excursions leaving the
Government to be run by clerks and side
ordinate; the President and win to Cab
inet being absent from Washington, and as
free from care as the gayest butterflies of
fashion that flirt and talk nonsense on the
corridors of the watering -place hotels. If
the amount of the debt is lessened, small
thanks to our jaunting, loating Presidenl
and finance minister, who have contribut
ed no more to this result than they have
to the unwonted abundance of the August
peach crop.
Dismissing their agency in the matter as
too ridiculous for consideration, let us look
into the actual state of the case, and see if
it affords a fair subject of congratulation.
The debt has been diminished out aftUM!
which were laid by Congress before Gene
ral Grunt was inaugurated. Ii' Secretary
Bout well had never lilted a finger, if no
bonds had been purchased, if the Money
sent to him by the collectors of the reve
nue had lain in the Treasury, the monthly
debt statements would nevertheleai have
shown a reduction. The net amount of
the debt is reached by subt ratting the
money in the Treasury from the sum to
tal of the bonds anil greenbacks; and the
balance would have been about the HUM
if no bonds had been purchased. What
the country is asked to rejoice over is the
enormous amount of our taxation. The
capacious pool of administrative wasteful
ness and extravagance is not only tilled
but runs over, if the revenue were less
redundant, if the Dconle were not so
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plundered by taxes, there would be less
money for the Republican olli ials to j
squander; and because they collect more ;
than enough to gen their rapacity, we j
are expecttd to admire them as great
geniuses in finance ! Instead of praise for
saying a little out of the overflowing reve- '
nues, they deserve censure for spending
and wasting H much. The bnjjnew of the ,
country is crushed ander oppressive taxa- '
tion, and such reductions as have taken !
place in the debt merely attest the prodi
gious amount ot the Federal taxea
-;-
The Republican gtorifcatbm over the
monthly debt statements is b.)t!i foolish
and knavish. It overlooks the disastrous
and ruinous effect of our cruhing taxes. m
the business of the count it ; and it ismade
a con venu nt cover tor the raseality and
extravagance of a spendthrift party. It is
used to give a deceitful and delusive im
pression of prosperity, which blinds the
people to the prn Hgnl expenses of the gov
ernment. If the government eosta three
or four times as much as it did Ik lore the
war, the country is expected to feel that
our resources are loundless ami we can
afford it, inasmuch .as we have a constant
surplus to be applied to the piwiunt oft he
debt. That surplus is a trifle, and the
country could well enouirh stand it. if it
were not for the hundreds of millions that
are annually raised and squandered to pro
duce this delusive show f prosperity.
But the country cannot stand the enor
mous taxation by which so many great
industries are c rippled ami crashed : ami
the fact that there is a surplus over and
above the prodigal expenditures of the
government, proves that our taxes could
be largely and immediately reduced with
out injustice to the public creditors, or
detriment to ihe public c edit. All that is
required ol us is to meet our obligations
as they ma'ure; and money that is not
nee. nnwy for that purpose 'had better be
lelt in the hands of the community to Ihi
productively employed in increasing the
national wealth. A redaction of the ras
cally tariffand the ahoBUon of the income
tax are'among the most urgent financial
reforms demanded at this juncture of at
fairs. JV: Y. Wotht, fkm 2
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Tlie Political Situation.
urn uispatcnes tins morning concern
ing the political situation are interesting
"and important. Attorney Genend Hoar
has at length transacted to the War De
partment his opinion with reJerencc to j
the question of requiring the Reconstrac
tion test oath of the members of the newly
elected LagJahtfUf of Virginia. The
opinion appears to h a somewhat eompli-
cased one, hot the gha ol it i.-. that the
adoption of the new constitution of Vir-
ginia supersedes the Reconstruction la WS.
so far BS . hey could apply to that State, and
that that nstrument prescribes the only
legal qiialitications ol the members of the
L ghdatare This would seem to make
th; General Assembly of Virginia a pro-:
visional bodj until the ratification of the
Fifteenth Amendment. That measure
baring ben adopted, the Stale becomes
rehabilitated and sorereign. Bo the Wells
orliadical party of the Old Dominion are
lelt in the vocative, and it i tapposed
that, acting under suggestions ham Wash
ington, Gen. Canbv will proceed to the
inauguration of Governor Walker and 1
stt ps be taken to Convene the Hew Legis
lature at an early Way.
It iurther appear- by our advices that
President Grant has emphatically declined
to favor the Stoke eheiue of IJa jea! revo
lution in Tennessee. I recognizes Scu
te r as at least as good a Republic m as his
opponent in the recent election, and so will
not interfere to nasal the verdict of the
people at the polls. The evidences ac
cumulate that the President no longer in
clines to tin- ttathraJ views ot BoatweH
and Creswell of his Cabinet, if Indeed he '
has ever really dine so, and it seems not
improbable that an opes raniars aanosarthe
executive officials is imminent in conse-
qiience. These circumstances are likely
to have a very important effeel in the fall
elections, and our waciäagtoa correspond- 1
SSM mentions a prevalent Radical opinion
that a Democratic triumph will be the re
sult in the coming popnlar coat est 1, e
cent in Vermont and .Maine.
In this connection, we may airiin refer
to the ( lection bad Tin-day in California,
where, aaeaadhaj toasnr reports, the Dena
crats were generally sucei-ssful as far as
beard from. San Francisco S( UU a full
Democratic delegation to the L gidature
and the indications point to an increased
majority in hat body. The efcetion in
Wyoming Territory has also resulted in a
Democratic victory Mixnuri IUfioUirh.
Oept. 4
An Oiiiinou GriiM 1 from Leading Re
publican Journal.
The commonly assigned reason for the.
President's pilgrimages is that he may in- '
form himself of the state of the country
and the drill of public opinion. Not rerr
familiar with either before assuming office, '
it may well be that he is now, if not an
apprentice, at haal 1 Joaiaf JfsSlO, acquir
ing while he practice- th. art of civil gor
ernment. These are his wanderinir years,
and he is to come out of them a finished
master in political wisdom. The people
are very lotstant of saeh an explanation
as this, which flatters our vanity w hile it
promises 1:0 1 results furan in. jerienci d
President. But they will noon begin to
inquire why it is that he confines himself
to so small a part of the great country he
governs why h- honor- New York and
New England wit h soaaaeh of his coin
pany, and neglects a journey through the
South. That portion of the land ( alls for
his closest inspection; it U with that he is
least acquainted, while needing to 1m- BBQll
84). If he know - sU little about T Onessec,
MissUsippi and Te.xa- that he cr.nnoi d;
tinguish his tri mis from his eswasies there,
he ought to gf down and b arn to discrinii- ,
nate iM'tter. If he is debiting whether to
phw e Georgia under martial law or ii"t.
why should he not visit it, anil tr for
him.Mdf what it seeks and w h.il it need.-?
The industry, the tinances, the oiitics,
and the social aspect of I lie South all de
mand his closest study; why, thru,
doe- he avoid the line of travel thai Would
show him something of tin in ? Is it Ik
cause in his l i t journey there, under the
oeder of Andrew Johnson, his observa
tions and his report were -o qui kly on
radicted by treats that he bears a displca
-v . ...
in t recollection of the trip? We believe he i
Snot traveled through any Southern
State since that flying journey in the win- I
ter of 1865-4 which ended in what Senator
Sumner called a "white-washed report"
ot Southern affair Is it not time that he
I should repeat that journey, and compare
his oioervaiions men ami now r v e
ire
serious in this suggestion, and we have in
view the President's beat reputation in
aakingit It is likely to be said shortly,
elsewhere than in the Democratic news
papers, that Gen. (Irant is traveling fr
pleasure, not for Iiis country's good, and
nothing would In more Injurious to his
prestige than such an opinion, should it
hud a lodgement in the minds of the peo
ple, To while away the time is the task
o. kings, not the duty of American Presi
dents. Their business is to know their
Country! wan'-, and to meet them; to
take counsel, not of flatterers and friends
merely, but of opponents and of advisers
and difficult circumstances. The suprema
cy of the party that elec ted Gen. Grant is
hut paig away in the South, and it is
growing weaker all oyer the North. Be
fore the reaction culminates, and while yet
there is time to temper or avert the shock
of defeat, it behooves the head of the Ad
ministration to give earnest thought to the
problems of Southern politics. He can
not do so better than by traversing the re
gion of cession, gauging its needs and
it- desires, and lecEing to shape his policy,
t promote its best inb rests. We urge I
mm i
wlii tln r t eoereion or coneilation. so as
Cen. Grant to make his next journey to
be southward of Washington. spriny
Julu, Mn., Republican, Auynxt 26.
Tylcrizalion Proclaimed.
The work of Tylerization, upon which
the Preaidi nt entered immediately after
being sworn into office, and which was
undoubtedly comnieneed by him some
months before, now stands open ami con
fessed. The divisions in the Kepublican
party in the South were under discussion
in tlit Cabinet on Friday, and the Presi
dent a " Secretaries rah, Cox, Rawlins
and K m had determined to sustain
the CoBau retire movement in the South
ern States. So tar as the execution ol the
les' onth in the Virginia Legislature is
concerned, Attorney General tloar acted
with the President and the Secretaries
aboye named.
Probably the regular Republican organ
isation in the South knows what the Uon
narrative movemenl is, and what its leaders
intend Does not Stokes know who op
posed him in the late election in Tennes
see! Is Wells igoranl of the elements of
which the opposition to him was composed
in the Virginia election? These two
prominent leaden in the Republican party
sar that the men calling themselves Con-
servatire Republicans in the South are
Democrats and ex rebels, acting in unison
With a few men who have hitherto been
"loyal," and that the purpose of the Con
servatives is to overthrow and ntterly an
nihilate the regular Kepublican party in
the States which were in rebellion.
This view has also been taken, since the
! Tennessee election, by a majority of the
newspapers of the ruling party. Before
thai election they fa voted the Conserra
, lire movement. Now they assail it, and
i demand tint war shall be made on Dent
; in Mississippi and Hamilton in Texas, al
! though those gentlemen are working for
i precisely the mine results that Walker and
Center souffhl to accomplish in Virginia
and Tennessee. Since the election In the
States fast nanied, t c Republican press
appears to have gained information about
the Conservative movement w hich has led
it to change tront.
The President has not changed front.
He was with the Conservatives, secretly,
from the first lie is now w ith them open
ly. He knew what tbeir plans were, and
knew that with Iiis assistance they could
triumph. If the prevailing opinion in the
Republican party concerning the Con
servatives be correct, their successes are,
in fact. Democratic victories The Presi
dent and majority of the Cabinet, in Con
tempt of this opinion, pledge their support
to the Conservatives and, consequently,
to the movement w hich proposes to crush
the Republican party in the South.
In this the l're.-ident is sustained by
General Bhei nam. What the opinion of
tn latter is concerning reconstruction,
and the class of men entitled to rule in
the lately rebellious States, may be known
firona a reading of the agreement with the
r. be! o nend Jo. Johnson, at the time of
Johnson's surrender. It is as notorious
that Sherman has a good opinion of the
ex-n Dels, and would treat them generous
ly, as that his influence with the President
i greater than that of any other man.
These facts will, in part, account for the
persistency and industry with which
fjfraat has pursued his Tykrizing plans.
Those plans, by the close of .November,
will not only have taken the States of
Virginia, Tennessee Mississippi, and
Texas from the control of the Radicals,
bat they are now working dissension in
the ranks of the ruling party in Pennsyl
vania, Ohio, Maine, Maryland, Delaware,
and Massachusetts. The fact thai those
dissensions exist, and are largely caused
by the Presidential appointments, joined
to the fact that (.Irant has, to ull intents
and pnrposes, declared that he would Ty-leri-,
by joining the Conservatives, amply
justifies the suspicion that the appoint
ments were made with a view tTj leria
tion. What agencies the President has
recently set at work in the Northern
States to disrupt the rtilin
n ir! v i ill
donbtlesa, he dtscloaed
a 1 1,1 j " 01,
before the next
t resKicmiai election.
There j. good reason to belieye that the
Tylerizing movement has been accelerated
by a reaction of public sentiment against
the parly in power, w hich lias suggested
to lac President the policy of a renewal
of ni-connection with the Democracy, in
OfdV r to obtain a second term.
15' tiii- a-it may. the question now- fair
ly come- up whether the political situation
i- such as to Justify him in Tyleriimr. Of
coarse, he does so al the expense oi con
(listener, and in violation of pledges, ex
presseo and implied, as sacred as any
which can be given by a politician. It is
.1.. I....... 11.. -i .. . t
me una 01 a j resn 1 e n I 10 do
what he
thinks Im -t for the public interests, but it
is also his duty, before he accepts the
nomination of a politieal party, and pledges
himself to stand by its policies and mat-
mim, careniiry to examin
its proposed
course ot action, ami come to a l tiint
conclusion thereon. There are such things
as party obligations of a grave and bind
ing character, and these, in Tyleri.ing, t he
Pr sklent casts aside. We hope good may
come of it, but it now looks as if " moral
id-a-" will meet w ith sundry pullbacks,
because of the nnfiuthfulnessof the Presi
dent toward meat. Chioojm IfMmm, Srft. u.
The Modest Slokes.
A Washington dispatch t the aasnansf
states:
" Besides the removal of Seiiter oaseSSB
in Tennesst , Blokca waul the President
to agree that in ease Slokes returns to TeaV
lies. . arid assumes the Oorernorship, and
Calla t hoSC who ran on the ticket with him
together as a Legislature, the administra
tion would recognise them as the choice of
the legal raters, and therefore the st;tb
Government, and in case of trouble, ad
upon the eafl of Stoke- as Qoremor, and
tarnish military aid. The President Is de
cidedly opposed to the course of Stokes."
The time has gone by w hen intelligence
like this would create any surprise, it is
a perltet illustration of the impudence,
audacity and revolutionary character of
Radicalism. Doubtless General stokes
caa cite man a Radical precedent in sup
port of his demand. CoQgrCM has fur
nished divers instances of men being ad
mitted to lestfl in that body who had been
rejected by the people, anil the course ot
the Radical party has desenast rated,
throughout, that no ordinary obstacle
stands la ha way to prevent Use absorp
tion of politit al powers This appeal by
Stokes, however, although not surprising,
- a little too far to meet with a favor
able response from President Giant It
em- to look to a combination of tarioaa
usurpations, for which the President
I S its
vit unprc;.ared. Wi re Congress in
Ms
-ion we might expect a sinjcdy compliance
with Stokesf wishes. Mimouri tupubli-
ran, Steffin 1' 2.
Al.AWYKliin ew 'ork. who was plead
iiiij. the cause nfan infiint plaintifT, took the
rhild np in his anas and presented it to
the jnr snnuaed ana tears. This had a
great effect, till the opposite lawyer asked
what amde him cry. "He pinched me,"
answered the little innocent.
Saturday Night The Warth of Woman's i
Love. !
' :
UILT ttiiOlfier ween !
How short it has been seven davs 1
seven chapters of light and happiness-
-of
toys and sorrows of hopes and fears
-of
trials and conquests of births and mar
riagesof sickness and of health. Hut a
little thing is a week but it is a life to
some, in the results it doth bring.
To-night we were made to feel sad, yet
happy. On the way home we passed a
woman in calico leading by the arm a
weak, tottering, trembling old BUUL His
step was hardly a step he could hardly
lift his feet from the pavement his face
was wrinkled with the lines of ninety-one
winters, while his scattered hairs were
silky and white as the purest snow.
And the woman was at fifty. Her face
was kind her eye told volumes. The
crowd on the Bowery turned aside a? it
hurried by to let the oU man toddle on.
"Good evening, good woman can we
help vou "
" Oh, no, thank you." And she looked
so kindly at us. W are almost home a
few steps farther, and you are in a hurry
going home too, perhaps."
Almost home !
Yes that old man who little heeded the
crowd and who looked with mazed and
puzzled gaze on the busy scene was almost
home! A few more Saturday nights and
he will be there with Him, ami then he
can walk, and run without stumbling or
1 . . ........ l.itn II.
other sunoort than He
And we passed on to think, and think,
and we thought of woman's love, and the
worth of it. How she cared for him we
should think her father. Perhaps he was
cross and petulant years ago, if not now,
yet she was kind to him, and with care
steadied his steps lest he fall and the busy
crowd trample him under feet. And we
thought of thousands and thousands of
good women in different places who love,
are good, and true, and pure, and kind
who deserve happiness here and Heaven
hereafter.
All over the land we saw them as we
walked home. The entire line of clouds
seemed to be rolled back by some gn at
hand as somebody said, " Look at them
everywhere."
And we did look into thousands of
homes. ly the farmer's lire and in the
woodman's cabin. Br the sick bed and
kneeling with grief-laden hearts and tear
Wct faces, beside corpses and collies. We
saw them in calico and homespun by thou
sands, and they all told of woman's worth,
love and devot ion.
Little do men know of woman's sor
rows, heart aches, hungerings for love,
temptations ami resistings. Hen go and i
come. They are busy. Avenues of labor
and amusement are open to them, for they
have the power to open tosuil themselves.
They plunge into business, engage in en
terprises, hunt, lish, sport, idie. dissipate,
go and come, mixing, talking, eager to be ,
interested. When tired they rest, but
woman's work is never done, and she must
labor on, a prisoner within close walls,
like a caged bird seeing the world but not
mixing therewith lesl she be lost,
We know oi a home where a woman
works cheerfully, lor those she loves
wrks like us. She wears calico, and
knows nothing of opera. Her hear! is in
her home, her loved ones, she is happy,
for they all live for her as sh,. does for
them. And oh, the wonderons depth of
her 1' ve. She is by 1 he
1 Yl . .11
ncosuie, me laoie,
she is monarch of
the ( hair, everywhere,
home, queen of hearts, and willing tributes
lo her subject- pay.
Her band stills pain, her hps greet with
such pure, earnest, loving hisses, Her
words are ever so kind and eentlo. while
her life is not lost in scllishin ss. gbc is
not a vain beauty, cold as marble, in Iii'
j ferent to others, caring only for herself,
for positioa und the outward adornmcnl
1 of her person, tyrannizing over heart-,
compelled by the ukase of society to pay
Towi where none are due. But she is a
: good woman, a loving woman, a loving,
affectionate, gentle, caressing woman a
man always loves, and i
' for, protect and defend.
willing to cafe
We love a good, warm-hearted woman.
; Not one of these simple beauties who are
gay, painted, padded, befrixed and beftiz
xled adornings of fashion without heart or
S true worth. Such are very nice to look
, upon good to llirt with nice b take to
the opera, the race-, the theatre, or toskir
lnish w ith w hen the coast is ch ar and
willing ones seek for adventure, but they
; don't wear for keeps like the good, plain,
: sensible women who have hearts ami
! whose worth is more than pen or tongue
can tell.
Women would be better and happicT If
; men loved them better and were more
true to them. If nun would strive as
i much to make home happy as they do to
seek happiness elsewhere, the world would
be better.
Hours do come when men admit the
! power, the worth of woman. Not in Ban
; -hine so much as In shade and storm.
When engrossed with business and rolling
on the sea oi success, we too often folget
the ones without whom life would be a
blank, and only fly to the bavens and shel
ters the lore and gentle caresses of wo
man when the waves are high and to rc
main abroad is to perish.
Then comes the hour w hen all admit the
power of the weak. It is the care of wo
man which makes millions of homes beauti
ful, and makes love's palaces of laborers
cottages. It is the love We have for WO-
111:111 tin- love they have for us nie)., thai
drires us ahead ti conquests nnd victories.
The words kindly spoken, the smile of
those we love, the commendation of those
we respect of women, make men of all who
arc not debased, and draw our hearts to
them with irresistible power. And as we
see them day after day patiently, earnestly
toiling to help others a alk, as we see them
leading t he w eak, aiding the unfortunate,
and by the wondrous, power Of their (bid
given love, and the magic of their bo. d -.
caresses, and prayers, we wonder that all
men do not pay more tribute to the worth
of woman's lore. Nem York Democrat.
Birds on the Ifta
The body of the bird does not require to
be much lined by each stroke of the wing;
it only requires to be sustained; and w hen
more than this is needed as when a bird
! rises from the ground, or from the sea, of
w hen it ascends rapidly in the air greatly
ha teased exertion in many cases, very
violent exertion hi required. And then
. it is to be remembered thai long wings
I economise the vital force in another way;
when a strong current of air strikes
1 against the wings of a bird Ihe same BUS
taming effect is produced as when the
w iii! strikt s ansinst the air. Conse
qiiently, birds with very long wings have
this advantage, that with pre-acquircd
momentum, they can sustain themselves
a very long lime without flapping their
wings it all. Under these circumstances
a bird is sustained." very much as a boy's
kite is sustained in the air. The stritflr
w hich Ihe boy holds, and by which he
pulls the kite downwards with a certain
ibrce, perfbrmi for the kite the nunc offlo s
which its own weight and balance and mo
mentum perform for the bird. The grcal
long-winged oceanic birds often appear i
float rather than fly. The stronger the
gale, their flight, though less rapid, is all
the more easy, so easy, Indeed, as loan
pear buoyant ; because the blasts w hich
strike against their wings are enough
to "sustain the bird with COmpara
lively little exertion of his own,
except of holding the wing ranea
streb hed ami exposed at proper angles
to the wind And whenever the onward
force previously acquired by flapping be
comes at length exhausted, and the ccsae
hi, inexorable force of gravity is begin
ning to overcome it, Ihe bird again rises
bra few easy and gentle half-strokes of
the wind. This is a constant action with
all the oceanic birds.
Those who hive MX 11 the albatross hare
described themselves as never tired of
watching its Ld,,r;,ls and triumphant lim
tion
Trniinil ii-p.i( med. nurl floatn Mow;
Kvcn in it very motion there was re-t.
Rest where there i- nothing else at
rest in the tremendous turmoil of its own
stormy icas! s etimes for a whole houi
together this splendid bird w ill sail or
wheel round a ship In every possible vari
ety of direction without requiring to give
S single stroke to his pinions, (low, the
albatross has the extreme form of this
kind of wing, its wines are immensely
long ihout fourteen or fifteen feet from
tip to tip and almost as narrow in pro-
portion as a ribbon. On the other hand,
birds of short wing, though their flight is
sometimes very last, are never anie 10 mis-
lam n very lung, i m- uiu,ui ' ""'"
they ret mi re is greater, because it does
not work to the same advantage
JlOSl oi
the gallinaceous birds (such as the com
mon fowl, pheasants, partridges, etc)
have wings of this kind; and some of
them never fly exeept to escape an enemy,
or to change .heir feeding ground Duke
of Argyle.
MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS.
Down in the world A miner.
Kochester boasts of two base-ball
clubs, called the " Early Birds" and "Un
fortunate Worms." In a recent match the
latter beat the former.
An observing correspondent says that
New York city is a growing town, owned
chiefly by hotel ch rks.
"Mamma's darling didn't hurt his little j
cousin purposely, did he, dear? It was all
an accident, to be sure." "Yes, mamma,
and all I want is a chance to crack him
again."
Ix view of the modern improvements,
it has been suggested that old Father Time
should throw away his hour glass and
scythe and buy a watch and mowing
machine.
u Won't you take half of this poor ap
ple v" said a pretty damsel. " No, I thank
TOIL I would prefer a better half." Eliza
blushed and referred him to papa.
The Buffalo Commercial speaks of the
Vanderbilt Crawford wedding s the
onion of December and May. It is more
like the union of December and April L
Detroit Tribune.
A EKAliOrjl expressman of Buffalo, wish
in ir to convey an idea of great celerity in
the prosecution of his business, has daubed
on tue side ot his wagon the intelligent
notice, " LITEM eXPRES."
Tu last society spoken of in California
is the 11 Pay-Nothincal
it is said to he
The pass-word is
The response,
alarmingly prosperous
" Lend me a dollar
i "Broke!"
As they have stopped lxnnr the St.
Louis artesian well at a depth 01 843 feet,
Mark Twain, in the Buffalo foyrrrj, asks
why they don't go around nnd try the
other end, as there must be water there
somewhere.
A man who had been arrested as a va
grant protested that he had a regular trade
I and calling, to-wit : Smoking glass for a
total eclipse of the sun ; and as these oc
i cur only a few times in a century, he was
not to blame for being out of employment a
; good deal
A i'n rv of Frenchmen were discussing
i foreign customs, and one of them remarked
upon the American habit of designating
-:icts, nt after celebrated men", noted
battles, Are., but by numbers, as Seven-
lecniti street, Fortieth street, Ac. "Ex
actly," remarked one of the party. 14 And
the Americans name their generals in the
same way. We have just had here General
An individual, the other day, went to
one of the drag stores of Boston and
called for a pint of w hisky, claiming that
he wanted to pot it on some roots for med
icine. He obtained the w hisky, and im
mediatoly raised the bottle to Ins lips and
imbibed a grown person's dose of the
ardent. The drug clerk remonstrated
w ith the customer for his duplicity, and
was informed that it was for the roots of
his tongue for which he desired the whisky.
Western Patents.
The following Western patents were is
sued from the United States Patent ofB e
for the week ending August 81, ihn!, as
reported by Messrs. Far well, Ellsworth k
Co., solicitors of patents and counselors
in patent causes, luv! Lake street, Chieago,
11!.:
run auiMH,
runp A DtxoH Aiirorn.
Mangle P. 11. II nk A; ji. K.iack. MoUne.
sprnu; r. n not om -c. & at. Hogeboom and
tm K-ck. W in-low.
Bssc Burning stove M. W. Lester, l liirago.
I lot -Air Purnsee M. v. Lerter, Chicago.
Pence . M. Prentice, Aurora.
Vapor IJiiruer William Aortek, Chicago.
Spring W l'h Seat J. 1. Hear, Decatur.
r urlliig and KeeBttg Sai! B. W. brown,
t'um-
Dnain.
Lamu A. a A . Dorr, CMcano.
Plow ClevU T. Dorr. Yorktown.
Ditch (laage s-m-. Goto, arlinville.
Uiain Drier 1C. (out.. Chicago.
W iter-Wheel J. Ueppcrlr, Peoria.
Cooking Stove C. Mc4 lain. Carlvle.
Plow Coupling Wm. Peck, Ucadota.
Windoui ;. ShataweU. Chicaga.
Molli Roof Lining J. R. Smith, Chicago.
Milltitone Balance U. W. WUaoo, Tokmo.
Steam Kmrine PJffori u. Withv. Chieago
Stove O. Bartletl A s. D. Ktsoa, RockrortL
Com Planter and ;raiu Drill i;. W. Diekiasoa
Charleston.
Cosapoaml tor Curtag ChoVra in Hees und Chick
en A. c. McManan, Lincoln.
Rotary Washing Machine W. 11. Welch. Dlooiu-
Ington.
Fon wnconanc.
Secilin Machine W. A. Van Brunt, Horicon.
IhiL'-Holder 3. N. CoiHno, Menanha.
nninuig attachment lor Sewing Machine J.
rafrbairn, MilwaakM.
Wagon Staudard- Ii. Richards, Richland Centre.
Hollow (irate Bar N.Shaw, Went Ran Claire
Corn Harvester A. w. Shaoard, S. Brvau &
o.
II.
run Iowa.
Wafhint Machine J. w. Mvera. Lyoaa.
Wa h BTikr . Baldwin, Keokuk
Parlor H.-dread .1. A Morgan, Bloomncld.
iriiai Binder L F. Parker, Darren port
Rake tor Uarvesatra C. B. Perher, Vfarfdngtoa.
FOB INDIANA.
Bnttouor Stud J. B. Carter, ll.irtsvlllc.
Marker lor Corn Ground O. 11. Cater, WUUaBM
lm ir.
ProceHMof Prapariag Weed Fibre for Panet stock
K. Maninil. LanreL
lt.iels for Siiiiar.
.Cnaaa, S;ilt. Mary A. S Mitllin,
i:t.-i.-i... i Table Slide O. K. Hanfbrd. La Porte
: nit Cotter J. (i. Schiran. ladiaaapolia.
Kvaporator A. W. Bbldler, South Bend.
Clod Pender I). Applegate, XobleavRle.
Tank Regulator J. M. Cro e, Lebanon.
A. li. Jumper, Sanaa .
seat? ror Kciiool, Ualla, cii urckoa, a. II.
Richmond.
O-'horn.
KTaporator ISurSngar and other Ltqnidi
lin antl A. M. Scantlln. Rvanavlll
L. Scant -
Planter and Cultivator . WhitekalL Newtowa
Plm J. c. Bell, Lebanon.
Corn Planter -I. A. Jokwon Prndkit .
Cultivator R. WaTker and A. A. Piait, La Porta.
The Oldest CM in the lVoiM.
DAMABCTJg is tlit? oldest cily in the world.
Tyre an. 1 .Sidon have crumbled on the
shore; ßaalbec is a ruin; Palmyra is
buried in a desert; Nineveh and Babylon
have disappeared from Ihe Tigris and
Euphrates. Daamacns remains what it
was before the days of Abraham a center
of trade ami travel an island of verdure
in the desert "a presidential capital,"
with martial and sacred associations ex
tending through thirty centuries, it was
near Damascus that raul of Tanna aaa
tbe light above Um brightness of the sun;
the street which is called Strait, in which
it was said M he pravetl," atül runs thron i:h
the eiiv. The caravan comes and goes at
It did a thousand yean ago ; there is st i II
the sheik, the ass and the water wheel;
the merchants of the Bnprates and the
Mediterranean still " occupy " theae " with
the multitude of their wares." The city
which hfahontel surveyed from a neigh
boring height, and was afraid to inter "he
cause it was given to man to have hut one
paradise, and lor his part, he was resolve'
not to have il in this world," is today
what .Julian called the "eye of the East,"
Ba it was in the time of Isaiah " the head
ol Svria."
From Damascus casae tbe damson.
i i n ions apricot ofl
18C0 damask our
'
our
blur plums, and the d
Portugal, called damaseo
beautiliil l:ibrit' ol cotton and silk, with
rines and flowers raised upon a smooth,
bright ground ; the damask rose, intro
duced into England in the lime of Henry
VIII. the Damascus blade, so famous the
world over for its keen edge and wonder
ful elasticity, tbe secret of whose manu
facture was lost when Tamerlane carried
oil' tli ' artist into i'cr.sia; and that beauti
liil art of Inlaying wood and steal with sll
rerand gold, a kind of mosaic engraving
and sculptural united called damaasenliui
with which buses, bureaus, swords and
guns are ornamented. It is still a city of
flowers and bright waters; the streams of
Lebanon and the "silk of gold" still mur
mur and sparkle in the wilderness of the
Syrian gardens.
During the morning sei vice at the
Unitarian Church, in Leominster, Mass ,
on a recent Sunday, a lady went into a tit
Two oilier ladies immediately fainted, ami
before these were all dlsOOSSd of, a nies
came to Mis Wm. II. I.ockc, that her
lather, M r. Stevenson, who lived in Lam as
ter, had luddeuly died while in the act ol
shaving. The news caused her to st ream
aloud, but f In ring all tbe disturbance the
minister kept on with his sermon "all the
same."
FARM AND HOUSEHOLD.
USEFUL RECIPES, ETC.
Cookeo meal is nearly double the bulk
of uncooked, yet quart for quart it is said
to go as far. The difference is, that much
of the food is undigested unless cooked.
It is said that the juice of one lemon a
day, taken in water, will cure the most ob
stinate case of neuralgia. No sugar
should be taken, as it has a tendency to
counteract the effects ot the lemon juice.
Two quarts of hot water, one pound of
Indian meal anda quarter of a pound of
unbolted wheat flour, will make more eggs
when fed warm to hens than twice the
amount of whole grain, bo says an ex
change.
The black knots on plum and cherry
trees have been decided on good authority
to he neither the production nor the sne
cial nest of any species of insect, but a
, little parasitic plant ol the class Fungi
I The only cure is to lop off and burn the
' affected branches, as if left until late in the
season they throw on lnnuniucraoie sim,
which lodge on healthy branches and
there vegetate.
When hogs are kept in pens and cannot
hunt trreen food, they should have clover
and other succulent grasses given them oc
casionally. Sods, charcoal, stonecoal or
clay should be given to them frequently.
These tend to correct and prevent diseases
ami are very much relished by them. A
little attention to this subject will prevent
inuch disease among hogs.
If you plow down your weeds before
they go to seed they will prove a heneht
to y our land instead of a curse. If they
are allowed to go to seed they will be
source of endless trouble. Plowed under
they are worth as much as a dressing o
manure. Beside, enriching the soil they
tend to keep it loose. It you add from
twenty-five to ntty nusnem oi nine per
ucreito the ground, and harrow it in, it
will convert your weeds into plant food.
A lady sends to the Farmers' Club the
following pickle prescription, which she
has used several years with success, am
she has repeatedly heard the piekles calht
superior: I'ick over uie vines every
other day, select the perfect fruit, wash
clean, ami cover with u strong brine lor
twenty-four hours. Then take them from
the brine, rinse with clear water, am
drain them dry. When dry, pack them
close in stone jars, and cover with good
vinegar. Red peppers may be added if
we like. Good old vinegar will keep
pickles prepared in this way for a year
without its being; changed. Watered, flsshy
vinegar win scum over ami uceu to ne
changed."
WHBAT vs. CHEAT. "Wheat never turns
to cheat, nor does cheat ever turn to
wheat. If cheat is not sown with the
wln at, and there is none In the ground,
there will be none found In the growing
crop. Cheat is often found growing so
closely among the roots of wheat as to
have the appearance of having come from
the same seed. But that is not the case.
Wheat never will become cheat, however
badly it may be damaged or degenerated.
The two are (piite different plants. Farm
Journal.
PÄCKnra Bi ttf.r. It is of the fir-t im
portance, in packing butter, either for
market or home consumption, that the
vessel in which it is placed should not
only be clean, hut made uf a material from
which the bulter will not derive any un
pleasant flavor. In speaking on this sub
ject, the Toronto Qkb$ warns fonnera
against tin nseof pine firkins and tuba,
antl continues : " The idea of using pine
originated wit li country storekeepers
who generally furnish tbe package to the
farmers' wives to till, and desire to go to
as little expense as possible rather than to
give the buttermaker a good name in the
market. Use stone jars or crocks for
packing butter for home use, or to be sold
to DeighborsGf to city consumers. Wben
wooden ; ackages are used, have them Bta de
only of the best seasoned whiteoak, maple,
or any hind of itohI, lmr.i wood. Pine, or
any kind of resinous wood, however well
it may be seasoned, scalded, or whatever
else is done to it, will still give a bad
flavor to butter when used as a package;
the salt in the butter seems to draw out
the resinous flavor from the wotxl at some
time or other after the butter is put in. Ve
Should imagine that so cheap and strong
an article us glass could be made much
use of for the purpose of making batter
packages."
Items of Agricultural Experience.
1. AlX soils are benefited by
being itn-
oerdramed, but the neneiu is more ap
parent and lasting in those of a clayey na
ture, Off having a subsoil retentive of
moisture.
2. After drainage, suhsoiling and good
Cultivation are necessary to ensure good
crops on heavy soils.
.. Lime is the best manure to supply
strong clay soils. It renders tltein more
pervious to light and heat, ami also cor
rects their acidity, by combining with some
of the chemical salts in the soil, making
plant food of poison.
4. Summer fallow ing tithe most efficient
and profitable means of preparing strong
soils for wheat, and of beginning a rota
tion, after grass has been grow n for a
length of time.
.. Green crops plowed under, when in
the most succulent state, are powerful aux
iliaries in rendering a light soil fertile, but
if this is done too often successively, the
soil becomes overcharged with carbona
ceous matter.
6. Leached ashes applied in large quan
tities to sandy soils, or those containing
too much vegetable humus, will greatly
ameliorate their condition, and render
them more compact.
7. There is no soil so poor or sterile but
some mode may be found of ameliorating
and enriching it.
8. Blowing sands may be gradually
made productive by spreading six inches
thick of straw over them, to remain till
rotted. Then seed thickly with clover on
the surface, w ithout plowing, ami when
the clover has taken hold ami becomes es
tabtished, pasture sheep upon the land for
I two or three years preparatory to manur
ing and cultivating il.
!. Two successive grain crops on the
l atme land leave it very foul.
10. Summer (allowing ameliorates soil,
. and if properly done gets rid of most of
the weeds and noxious plants Infesting it
Canada Farvnr.
Removing Iloucy.ltocs from Hives.
Evkuv skillful apiarian knows that If
he depends upon the increase of the colo
nics alone as the only means of making
his apiary profitable, and render the bast
ness of Rcepina bees worthy nf his atten
tion, he will fail to realize success. Hence
it is that hives have been invented, and
brought to a high standard of excellence,
for the purpose of obtaining surplus
honey, and at the same time not to inter
fere with the operation of the bees in
rearing broods, and increasing their num
bers Supposing the hives to be of the most
improved patterns, and honey boxes placed
npoathssaat the proper tana, I propose
to give a few directions as to the best way
i nit l
oi removing mem wnen iuieu. n is never
giMKl policy to destroy a single bee w hen
it can be avoided, and especially in the
honey harvest, w hen every bee is required
to git her the produce of the flowers.
Careless apiarians arc very apt to destroy
bees unnecessarily while obtaining sur
plus honev.
When hives arc so constructtsi as to
allow of the use, a piece of sheWlroii or
tin to slide under the Imx tobe taken oil, so
as to prevent the Im-cs from below from
(lying alt when the bOS was removed,
is vi rv handy. Sniok of sonic kind,
(either tolwuco, rags or wood, will an
wer the purpose) ami should always
be used to quiet the bees, and
prevent them from slinging the operator.
A litlle blown under the box as it is lifted
from the hive will cause the hees lo be
very peaceable and harmless. As soon as
a has is removed, U empty one should be
put Ota, for il it be delayed, the bee keeper
will often löte the best of the harvest, for
a few .'iivs in the height ot the hom y sea
son ire often of more value than wcekfl
sfterwardi would be.
The best method I ha ve ever 1 l it tl (of
driving the bees from the boles, is U) lake
them off just betöre night and place them
upon the table alter supper. They should
e inverted, as several 01 ineni can ue
dared side by side, and a box of some
kind turned over them, which is just large
nough to cover the ent ranee ol the caps.
In the morning the bees will be found
clustered together, when they can beset
out ol uoors and allowed to seek their own
hives. Or if it is preferred, ehch set of
boxes may be numbered, and kept separ
ate trom otiu rs, aiel the bees emutied in
front ot the hive from which they were
taken. The chief advantage this nlan
possesses over others is that it prevents
the Jarring of the boxes, which in warm
weather, when the comb is tender, often
does serious injury to the honev. both in
appearance and value. Cor. Itu ml Ameri
ca n.
Washing Sweated Horses.
A CORRESPONDENT of the London Field
anawera an inquiry whether it is a safe
practice to wash sweated horses in cold
water. lie says he has adopted it, ami
with beneficial results, both in summer and
winter. After washing, the animal should
be rubbed dry, as far as practicable, and
the legs especially. Should the hair on
them be too long to admit of this beinfc
sufficiently done, flannel bandages should
be put on, and a woolen rug thrown loose
ly over, but without the roller. In the
course of an hour the horse will be tolera
bly dry, and should have another rub
down, and be clothed In the ordinarv man
ner. If horses were treated in a more ra
tional manner than is often the case, with
pure air and scrupulous cleanliness disease
would be far less common.
What is more refreshing to a man after a
hard day's shooting, or rather luxurious
exercise, than a warm or cold bath? And
I believe it to be equally so to the horse,
To the tired hunter, a warm foot bath and
fomentation, if the animal is sufficiently
quiet, is most refreshing. "With gentle
treatment, most horses can be used to al
most anything. Some years ago, I visited
the royal stables at Buckingham Palace.
There, as I was informed ami at the time
myself witnessed the operation every
horse, summer and winter, was washed
from head to foot with cold water, after re
turning from work, no matter whether it
had been out one hour or six. A regular
bath house, cold water and plenty of it,
two men after the ablution, scraping, scrub
bing, etc.; a kind ol web cloth was thrown
over to admit the evaporation, and the
horse was afterward rubbed down ai d
clothed as usual in the course of an hour
or two. We cannot all have such appli
ances, but still 1 consider the plan rational
and conducive to the health of the horse,
il only ordinary care is taken.
Fanal for Faiteabif sheep.
The questioii is frecftreritly asked:
"Whit kind of grain is best for fattening
beep? 1 answer, for roe, corn is the
het for tbe main (ecd, aHbongb I like a
few "ats mixed to start with, and have no
objections In beans, peas and oil-meal, if
they don't eo.st foo mach. Whenever they
cost as much or more than corn, 1 dis
pense with them, as a Bhecp feeder must
count his cosi as well aa his reputation if
he intends to sm eoed.
Another question arises: "Do you find
whole or gonnd feed lu-si v" For hoist s,
cattle and pigs, T prefer ground feed, but
for sheep, especially fattening sheep, I
choose whole or unground feed, find
that the sheep will grind it jut as well as
the mill to which we must give every
tenth bushel, besides having the trouWcof
hauling the grain to anil from it. 1 also
find that Gal slurp will hold up u their full
feed much better, especially in soft
weather, on whole than on ground feed;
Consequently drawing grain to and from
thu mill, ami uavinir toll. is. in mv estima
tion, labor and lift ncy lost.
It is aakedy u What kind of lmy is liest
for sheep? Emphaticalbr J t-ny clover,
but it should be cut t ally, and cured nice
and green. Timothy is probably best for
hoist s, but for cattle and sheep I prefer
clover, and would rather have u ton of
nice green tine clover than a ton of timo
thy, although in market one ton of timo
thy will bring as much as two of clover.
I have sometimes fed some timothy hay
to my sheep, bUt always found tha't
it was not the kind for them; they
would grow b and thin upon it not
a very- good sign that a fattening animal is
thriving welL As soon as they got the
clover again they would plump up ami
look fulr and nice, and I can assure yon
unless jr our sheep look tun and plump, inej
are not fattening very fast.
Is straw good for feeding sheep? One
feed at noon of nice blight oat, barley or pea
straw, 1 prefer to hay, as they not only
relish it, hut it is a change for them. Sheep
are very fond of a variety, and will cat
daisies, weeds, thistles or almost anything
of the kind that is cut and cured green.
Nice green corn-stalks are not very bad
for sheep, and when 1 have plenty of tin m
I always feed the sheep with them at least
once a day, and consider them as good as
hay. I prefer, however, feeding them the
fore part of the winter, as towards spring
they, will sometimes contract dampness,
and then the sheep do not cat them as
well.
With regard to the value of roots for
feeding, my experience is that whenever
they are worth more than seventy-live
Cents per bail el, and corn not over from
one dollar to one dollar and twenty-five
cents per bushel, the corn is the cheapest,
and I Would use only- a few roots as a stib-
stitute for green food. 1 consider carrot
and ruts bagas better than common
turnips; still by feeding a little more of
the hitter than "the former, I think Ute
sheep do just as well on them. JV. Y. Agri
cultural Report.
Dolt-Breaking.
It is by no means an uncommon prac
tice with persons in the eountry, who wish
to break a horse to harness, "to put him
into a strong cart, and then he can't do
any harm ; perhaps he may not, hut the
chance is, that, by this mode of commenc
ing his harness education, he will do no
good. This may be breaking; it is not
teaching. The horse is not accustomed iy
nature to propel anything with his shoul
ders ; tin act is therefore unusual to him;
his natural act would be to recoil from it
if he could. Of course, therefore, the
heavier the weight he feels against aim is,
the more disposed he is to recoil from it.
A good and well-trained carl hone will
pull twenty limes running at an immova
ble object, for this reason : he has been ac
customed to lind t hat by increased exer
tion he aas generally succeeded in moving
an object to which tie has been attached;
he therefore always expects to be able to
do this, consequently will try to do so ; bat
the nonioc in harness, if he feels a grcal
weight behind, will most probably do
everything but what he ought to do, which
is, to resolutely Bel his shoulders to the
collar. The fact is, in this as in all cases
with borst s, tin y should never, If possible,
be put to do that which it is likely they
will refuse to do. It is quite natural a
horse should at lirst refuse to 1'acc a collar
with 500 lbs. pressing against him none
would refuse lodoso with 5 lbs. The öoO
lbs., therefore, should never be tried till
We know be will draw the 5 lbs., and then
Increase the draft by degrees. 'Neglecting
lo do this is one of the great causes that
produces jibbing, which is the almost cer
tain result of injudicious treatment, Prai
rie Farm- r.
Btray Qraias for Chiekens.
Under this title the Hardener x Magazine
(English) gives the following hints
Ft eil your poultrvjjuii raw onions chop
ped tiuc, mixed with otlnr tittl, aboal
tSflce a week. It is better than a dozen
cures lor chicken cholera. Fowls exposed
to dampness sire apt to be Iron bled with
fcatarrh, whith will run to roup, if not at
tended to. Uctl pepper mixed with soil
feed, led several limes week, will re
move the ooU. I'ul i ri.etl eharroal, given
occasioually, is a preventive of putrid af
fections, to whit h fowls are very subject.
Bitting hens can be cured by patting water
In a vessel to the depth of yne inch, put
ting the hen Into it, and covering the top
of tan vessel tor about j hours. The
vessel should he deep enough to
allow me low i iti staiul up. 1 Ins is
the best remedy I hive ever tried.
I'tih erit d nialk adtnlnisteretl with
soli h ril will i urt i li .4 1 -rhea. This disorder
is caused hy want of variety in the food,
or hy l'M much green Htm. Garlic lee I
OBCe or twice a ceU is excellent lor
Cokls,
What au Eclipse Might Be.
A couresponoem of the Boston Pot
sa s : "pew people trouble thaoiselvet to
think what the effect would ba if the
eclipse of Saturday were to last any Vngth
of time, and the sun were blotted from
the heavens. Philosophy declares that
not only would a horror of darkness cover
the earth, but the moisture of the at
mosphere would be precipitated in faal
showers to the earth, and the temperature
full to a fearful point of cold, nothing less
than 830 degrees below zero, Fahrenheit
The earth would he the seat of darkness,
and more than arctic desolation. Nothing
could survive such freezing cold a moment,
more than one could breathe in scalding
water. In three davs after the cooling
I process began, nothing created would be
auve nui monsters mat wauow in me
deep ocean and the eyeless reptiles that
make their haunts in eaves which pene
trate far under ground."
Pruslmr s Vinegar.
At the pickling oaaon is now at hand
and many housekeepers are concerned
shout getting Vinegar that will keep th" ir
pickles, we deem it our duty to inform our
readers that Prusssiasfs Vinegar is ad
mitted by all who have tried it to have no
superior in the market for this parpose.
Mr. Prusaine warrants bin Vineirar to be
tree from all poisonous acids, and to pre
serve pickles. His works are the largest
of the kind in the United Slates, and
owing to the extra quality of his Vinegar,
it is rapidly superseding all others w ith
the city and eountry trade. Dealers and
consumers should not fail to ask for H
when replenishing their Stock. TtSf-
fiiM Journal.
The Express Companies' buyer and sell
cr of Gov t bonds, (A. L. Stiinson, Chica
go), also selects and purchases any kind of
goods wanted by the readersot this paper.
Briggs House, Chicago.
Chicago is noted for her great under
takings and great successes. See her lake
ami river tunnels, tier boulevards and
driving parks, and her incomparable hotels
Prominent anion cr the latter stands th
Briggs House, centrally located and near
to all places of amusements. It contains
2i0 elcaantlv furnished room". R. II
Skinner, the host, takes the World M he
finds it, and never frets. Geo. II. French,
the affable superintendent, has been twelve
years in the house. Frank Weatworth is
cashier, and "The Man who Laughs1 and
enjoys the good things of this life, can
always be found at the Briggs.
Painless Digestion.
" Xn man.'' ny Sir Astley Ctxiper. "onght to
know by hi wuiwtluan th.it he h:i :i stomach. lu
other sards, when disertkm Ii nerfoct there in
ueitber pain nur netaBMM in tlie luloa where tt
takes pfaee. Ifattsea, iraat of appetite, flatulency,
ppprgitdon after eatiMf, Bhootfas pabM la the pt-LM-trhun.
Bofhfag Of tl face at iiie.il time, and
it Sured UkafjM in the morning, arc ntit'iij; the li
reci symptoms of Indigent ioEL CootipStfri )il
toaäaear, Iwssacas, nervous UrftabiUl;'. physical
weskaeM, Rod lew spirits, are its Sfaaost invariable
ECCoMpaauMata. All ihe-e tndicafiaaa of bvbvb
MA, whether imiiK-tP.ae or M-condary. are usually
iiL'-iavatt il by hot weather.
The rtoM of saauaer latheretawauVe peaaaa wbaa
the vieiim ot dywpcjBttia nuft amESW aaeS a tonic
ami reajalatins Ettcdieine. tf ovane, every iamdM
has many :ulviers. One frieml recoiiimeiitU nie
lri!. KBOtber aaotaer; hut in a multitude of coim
xellora there is not always HcSaty. The tawukd
BEN BDI OW THU rBSBBKT It laDiOESTIOX,
In all it rtages, i- IIOSTETTER 8 bTUMACH BIT
TE its. Time, th.it proves all thinjrs. ha estahllshed
in repwlatkMi on ;n lEapregnaMe founihition. the
spontaneous t'--tinioiiv of millions of intelligent
witaessei. No acrid oil or acid defile itf stinitilat-
Kn principle ; iis tonic constitn'iits arc the finest
that botanical reoeardi has yet divcovereS : it oaaa
binea taa properttea ofa rBatfe eTKSsatsisSoi
deparcat, ass aa aati-bihowi medicine, nnt lavto
orating Qualities l" lh- liiliest order, aatd is admit
ted hotli l th- puhlie em the profession to he the
rarest protectfoa saissf all ananas that are pro
duced or propagated by peatfferoM air or unwhole
Mane water, that hat ever been used either in the
United States or Tropieal America.
In caaeo of ctaaitipatioa resaMaa from i want of
aealar tone in the i'ttestines. the eftacl of tlio
BITTBKSia perftletly marvelous: nnd without ihe
dangetwaa Ecqaeacea tf uiercury. it restores the
disordered liver lo anormal condiiiou.
No Hunnen. AVre do not wish to in
form you, reader, that Dr. Womlerful, or
any otln r man, has discovered a remedy
that eures all diseases of mind, body or
State, and is designed to make our sublu
nary sphere a blissful paradise, to which
heaven itself shall be hut a side show, hut
da ir.si to injoi-m yu that Dr. frige1 Co
tarrklvhhdn Ml cured thousand MSSJ
of catarrk it, Um tearM forms and gUtges, and
the proprietor will pay $500 for a case t
this loathsome disease that be cannot cure.
It may be procured by mail tor sixty cents,
by addressing R. V. Pncncst, ML 1) . Buf
falo, N. Y
For sale by most druggists
every where
VmluabU Ififormatinm from tfi" Bra. JUn 8. Saas,
a HirntHtu of (fiattayiHatoa' attoUmnn't aii i -uUtd
restitution ; New LOVSOS, Feh., I85L
1K. s. A VTEAVER,
DBAS Siu: -I feel coniclled hy a BSBSSaf dotj
to tbe suilerin'. to savin regard to yotar (anker
and Salt Uhetim Syrup, that 1 have used it in my
family for SMN than one year with mont deeith-dly
happy reults. I considei it adautetl completely to
MtetalB the reputation whit h is CMttnai for it. In a
nninher of CaOM within uiy kiiowlctle. where it
ha- been taken for BryatpeHM and Salt itlietim. it
baa boos atlemled with complete MOOaaa, when
other remedies had completelyailed.
Sohl by all Drafrjrjat.
The purest and sweetest Cod-Liver oil in the world
Is Hazard & Casweil's, made on the seashore, fron:
frech, selected livers, by Casweli Hazabu Co.,
New York. It Is absolutely pure and rreet. Patients
wr:o hAve once taken It prefer It to all others.
l'.iy- . have divided it suicrlor to any ot the
other oU In market,
. at
Chopped ftT-if, face, rongta skin, pimple, ring
worm, salt-rheum, and other cntaneons affections,
cured, and the fikin made soft and smooth, hy usinz
the Juniper Ttr Sip made by Ciawr.LL, IUzaid a
Co., N w Tor. It Is inorti convenient and aslly
applied than other remedies, avoiding the trouble ol
the creasy compound novr In use.
M EsSKKcn of Ink." Beantifhl Black
Ink for 10 CtS. a half pint ; the only ink that
w ill not corrode steel pens. For sale by
stationers, druggists, dbc. BrKKKT A Co.,
31 dim tact urers, SM DlondWBJ, New York.
The Most Popular Medicioe Eitaut !
PERRY DlVlTPilN KILLER
rrai PAIX aTLUm is
1 f inally appttcabte and eSksaekMalto young or old.
rpiIS PAIN KILLER
1 Is holh au Internal and External Hetnedy.
'IMIK PAIN KI1.I.KK will cure
1
Fever hikI Ai;ue when other remedies have failed.
I
'HK PAIS KU. I. KU should le
use t al the lirsl inauifestatiou of told or Cou;:h.
rriHX PAIS KILLER
X Is tlie Ureal Family Medicine of Uie age.
THR PAIH KM LIB
1 WUI cure Painter's Colic.
'IMIK PAIS KILLER
1 Is fOOd loi .scalds ami Hums.
rpHR PAIN KILLER
1 ll;is the Vei .tiet of the People In Its favor.
rrai pi
L tdes
A IN KII.LKK
ni versa! .stif.ictlon.
riiK PAIS KILLER -1
Ih'wnie ol Imi i'a i loss ami Cocxterkeits.
rpat pain KILLER
1 Is hii Hhuost eert.iln cure for CIIOLRKA. nd lout,
without doubt, itetMi more leeeeaafal la cartas thti ti rt
tile Ill-ease than an v other known renitdy, oreveulhe
atoat eminent or akStfnl Phralclaiia. In India, Afrtea
and Chlaa, vhera this (lrr.ii :l Maeaaa lsw- more r
less prevaMt. the PAIN Kill. KU is r on idered, It th
natives s well :ts Kuropeau resident in thee cltihnte,
A M UK REMEDY .
1
BK PAIS KILLER each lt. Ull
is wraijM'd witli lull directions lor use.
riMIK PAIN KILLEB 1 boM hv 11
L Draasna and iH'.-dVr la PaiaUy Melicines.
AGENTS WANTED !
roe
" Wonders of the World,"
ooPBwiwe
Start llnK lncl1enfa, Intaretlnf Scene and Won.ter
fttl Kventa, In all Conntrlea. all Area, and Hniong
all resale. By C. O. KoeaNBani.
OTXK OM THOI W) ILLUSTRATIONS.
By the moat dUtlnpnUhed ArtUU In Kurope and
America.
The iv:i, Ixwt iwlllri. tart Ulnatrated. mtat ea
tSaas. ataualng, Injunctive. enterUlnlng, tartllnjr,
baaftofSat nd attractive imhrrtptton back rver pub
llehed. Bend Tor circular with Usrma at onoe.
Addreaa,
ÜH11ED STATES PlTBLlsniNH CO.,
I an . UliirU Htrr. CMra.
wta inm iraT ofa-Taoofcwrinow aasf
H Pntfd M ater Proof Vapett
i Hoofing, Siding. Cettmg,l
( 'arpeting. II a ter Pipe A
I Kave Uniti es, .Vr. AmUrml
la J . FAY & 80N8, Camden, New Jersey. V
FIRSTS LASS
CHjHOUSI?
' r tf'tft . Ininorters.
IAHUliM- J . - 'If, Ave
4 ti. u and 6 - ü ;tioni
SSabsn in Dry Uoo a"41 ol,on'
otton.
it. A: COu SS ana 55 'k" M -Wlit.l-.
ilt-Ocalcri 01 iiHitV
1 u
B Mllliiiorv iiil.i MrUU
f:ni1IL
tfr ordt-r. ioUciUxl and mUsBm tion
. .ii.-if.Hl Hinl i.ai UfiWt Ion yuanuiteea
II
Akkis
S. 1 ." ,
; South Canal St.,
Fjre irai Borglar l'rttuf Safe
A !. U.
I MVIS L. 0i;!- (Mief BT JtoCqlwm A '
Patent Attorney ; s .uoiior, "
BLOCK. 7 lark Mr. ii i
fMT Semi for Ii.ventorc . ;:' in-ia. .'-j .;.
WANTED ! AÖlS.NTf for rf. fAKSUR'S
Laws of
Business
With m.L Ptmcttons and Komb warn ix TX
ACTIO B IM EVERY STATE I THE MO.
THioraiLi ?AR)os8, LL.D.,
Profeasor of Law in Harvard L'nb eralty. and anthor of
many Law Book. A New Hook k. .r Kvkkmioi.v.
relations of life, a wcU a very lüna of contract and
legal obligation. ,
s.t i.iA, f'tH. mrrvm-f nd -mnvlrU that do - --!
can atfo-'l 'o c without it. tintw.nymv- in i'uim
form the rctr't-1 " t iror d nuy -
arsaasseW writer of law boow InUteconntry.
WoETH TUN T1ME8 THE PKI. E ASKKO VH IT. r.
Circular. Adttress .! IS K J. J I N KIN & Ct.. I EMiter.
1T tUi.th f'l.rb St r'l,i.r7,, tl.
AVI ÜUULU VLlik k?l.,VUll.R.i .
NOW
f
CUR GREAT WESTERN
DOLLAR HOUSE
-AT-
15S Süitc St., Chicago.
BRANCH OF
S. C. THOMPSON & CO.
13ü Federal Street, Boston
Onr OTtEAT WFSTF.l'V BBAECH HOtTSB ha SeaH
eatahlikheil fur he purj.-- of irlvlns; "tr At!lt tl -aaatat
ot Ua. baaoy redar-d Kxiireasraare, ami that
they may mcehe Uieir in the Bii'Ttet OH.hl3
rXiiaui !) hi- hflea acllrt M asaaaa fvr V- iku
LAU IHM st: - ot" ttie Ktist, Iii lind it to their ad-. :nt;--1f
to aaal directly MS
Our Chicago Branch. !
The in:il;ty or our lino lt :ur- fully etjual, an'' ou'
terms to Axetit are notcit ;ir.; hy any re-pun W Uoupc"
ln our line ol h . - ,, .
AtJENIS V A N T Trill try town ai. l vi'
In the Wofctrni Statt s.
CERTIFICATE Clvlnp a rotn;It SeaCTlpOon
of articles t!it will Ik-oJ for One Dollar each, aill I
aohl at Uie rate of Ten Uenta each. Ten tir ft.rO ; SS,
with coinnilHSlon, for f'-OO: an. with commlt-shm. for
K3.00: 6" ami rmmni.-toioii, f r ; 100. with com iui-
sion, arsnuia
Any person sending for a ctnh rr Twente, cm. have aa
connhir.-i tt on ol ttif roOowUtS articles: 15 y:r'!a
Bheedns; MS Pletfwe IMmtozraoh Allium : 11 t4tiert'r
Honev 7 o;nh y.n't : Ladies' Nt-e liutton Boot, r
your choice of tut-.iierou? oitior articles for aliove t tub
named on circular.
For ft Cliih wf Thinv on" of the rollowlns artl-re-
virda iibeetlns:; l tr II siey ( otub Qi.ilta ;
Tatm araora tfiw KicLan re l.i-t, d-c, :c.
For m t'luh ! riixiy he ( ir Manchester Quitt -
National rVtorfaf Wc'lonarr. with 1W0 pazes and W
laaiSlblp fix artier Horn l-lxciiau Lii-t. &c.
For a Club of Our 1 ii nd re.l " yar U phecV
hi ". 10 artleW from Excbam:.' I.'- t. &c.
pjrsaMl MoaeTfaslaK'-. ' Ue--i tt-r r
Poatoffice Moner tinier.
nr- Wfm take .lea-ttrr In referr''- ''.' wl".T
neVr had ihmBafi with tt, u. tt. lat JC ar.
naiiy in the DsHe I States, the ISESK f,,"
Rtioa Bxpaaaa CaairaMT. 'M to W aah.'ustoa J
a.-t.:. Man., and through Uwm to Ui. . r -a' u -
tlirotiphom the country.
jgtr SEXD FOR CIRC TLARS. JL
S. C. THOMPSON & CO.,
15S State Street, Chicago, DL
i M
r f.: dfru, st. i iEaTan. nianp.
Worse than a Bed of Tliorns are Hire
miseries of ludiaeaSluii. Toen-ae them, men have
comniiited nutcide. Yet they are hanii-hed sut.i
m.'irilv. ami the vi'or of the -tiini.trh j.eniKinently
restored bv the arxatfonal nrsf Taaaas r a Ertsn
vsvnsat SEi.Tr.Ka assautst. It effc-t aaaai the
di?e-tive, aecraiive and excretive orv'ann i nsi
al nt. -try. It n-novatea and retrnlaten Ihem. and i
not o: fy aalabrioaa but acreeabte and refreliiiip'.
' SOLI) BY ALL DBlTUGlSTa
AGENTS ! READ THIS !
MTB WILL lA' AtikNTM A Stl.AKi
S.'tO inn week and eipeneea, or llow a Unrc comtuia
sion to eil our new and wondcrliil in .eniioits.
Addris M. W.UiN'Ki; &. l' .. M vn m i.. Mich.
vimm ! "Hiestek white pmss,
rvaaEtiiM iid Irtunalri BCCKS AND EWtS irotii
Let center HI K
Imported I
sti.M-k. ircnlar freu. AddiTei
Mi t Kti:V A sl.Ai K. M il.
sllle. Ohio.
TIIK a MUT COMB wSleSaasS ny tohnT h;,,r "r
lwanl to a HTin:iin-nt Black or Brown. One '"."'' : :,T
hv mail for $1. For nale bv inerchan nd tlruv:'-'
gaawaBy. aaSRM aaaoOoatB4 .. sprmti:cii. Ma"-
IM: B. A. FAIlJSKSTtK'K-S V ICH I Kl (K.
VINEGAR !
artic!. Warrar.ii
Sab vonr t;rocer for Paraataoa
t'tuEB VineoaB. A most eptertdld
arrar.ted pure and t.i ppe-rve nickfli
r 1 IVO 1 i lifi.Mll .U HI III I . 7. r I til. emu i i
Chicaeo City Fair. Largent arks of Uie kind In t'. S.
EeUblltühed 1S4S. .3311 and 34 1 btate St.. t'h!--aco.
fllK'T niiPIIlP II 1 O ftl 1 . r 1
ul I In How I Bkade It In sii nuinth. trret anct
taa s.,:,.e mailed nee. , n LLAM, V V.
17MPMH1IKNT th.n mm,
K"r t.artictdar, ad-
1 1 dreaa s. M SPENCER m
Hr.ittlclK.ro. Vt.
XAJI
Xj capa1
AMIN K Ttl IISKI.F:'" l.earn what ire y..tir
ahilitit. a hat pursuit in life l follow, ami
irhut Lfon iun tk 6-'." alao. ' vnd uhouito
niari7," hy reading tlta new I k entitV'l - i tm
Heoil ("haiQt ter." a " ef-'.rmmn'r." containing lie
etigravlnira. ami a chart for rectinlhij: the ie ot all tl'
arawatef tSehratn. Price, In paper, at ; in mcalta. (1.2V.
Ntnt Ii t st peat hv s. K. WKU.s, No. 3M . .
Nea York. -nt wanted.
OKIiAMiT' HMI PAVIIIN.
a coBectloa af tt OSaai for Iba Orsaa, bv Lf jraarh.
Ilatttmin. llrunuau :unl olhcr. scli ttl. iiir.mt.l and
pahliahedb s. T. tJordoa, 7ltti Ih da-ay, Kea Ifork.
Plica in t'lolli. a,'.t0. lloan'.s. 1 .V).
, Tue Hioht RaLaTfom or the Sif : a new m p
nlar, sricntirtc lUxik, uivln practical lnstructhni mm t
who Khonltl and aim nhottld not utarrv. BoubatEb'ia
have it. In extra grit, f.' 90m aMpaflt. hr S.
It. WEU.S. 3S Uroadwav. N . A ts a:.nt
FEXDEKlrXTOWV. Ksox Co.. I
Kocnitier 2, l!t8. J
LrprrvcoTT A Baeewell
I-ot t Vra . I recehed voor aecond ItiHt lacket A'e
Cevpreafc. and now acknoltge the ante For tie
lef.t of all hose deatrea or necesaitie maken their
bmttiieas to chop Ith an ate. I would Bay: Tit tha
Red .lacket: and, a the Sunreiite Court ha e heldf b at a
Doctora tiplnlon atthont his re tnn I of little al' e, I
m 111 gle in p'asous: ftral Tbe Uel .lacket c 4a
dei'T than the common bit. At ima It la-lng rrmnS
on the rut. it dins not stica in ttia -omI. T. ,r.l fCverv
chopper Ith tlie common ave in nut d1acoer that tin-re
Is at much labor anil Mremjth epMiiled in takinc tlie ae
out .f the cut as in maktni; the blow.
;! th i hi Ui
the Kfd .Tacket la all avoided, am
half the labor I a ed 'ti cuttin
the Uist .tacki t In nil ' Me.l. and rrom one tturd to on
d to OII
IB
he same t,iiaiiOty.
A' 'V. pv p'ttthi In the aame lalior thai t- neeeaaary
with a Cointnon ae. Ti u can eaaily make al least thirty
three per. cent. morc'a.xMt In tlM aame Mine. Yon are
safe ü. Iru.ini! anr tiom-st man trv oir Ke.1 .lacket on
theae teu, and if It Uli, refund him hi money.
ReatiecUliItv, toura.
H Mil: Y BALOWIN.
For aale hr all reaponaIWe fleak'r. ami the manufac
turer. UPPINCOTl A RAKI Ml.
1ittihckoh. I oa-iiera ot voimini a an i i.ea
.lacket FatciiU.
W 4
SWEET
pwitt UriKiMB, t tcirrant-
(A eoual-Ooae i
ror tl' e to the
nlphate (bitter)
(julntDe,wlUi
the Important a'. vantai. at
Oetmc. wect tntean ol ntitftr.
bTAPNIA. t tlPlt TU Pt'B.F ID
of Ita 1ckentnc and pctaonoaa
pro pert lea, It is the moat per
fect ANOflTNK and BlKITH
ING cl'lATK yet dlacov
end
tw 8ol 1 by nnaTirt, pr
crlbei hy the bet Ptiyelclana. Made only b Steam
Farr ACi.. MHiiuiactnrlnz t'hmlata. New York
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