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Frostburg Mining Journa
J. B. ODER, Editor and Proprietor. TWELFTH YEAR.—NFMBER 49 Miscellaneous Advertisements* Property for Sale. 6 HOUSES AND DOTS in Frosllmrg for sale—CUE API Must be sold I Feb 18—tf JAMES KANE, Agent. Dr. A. A. WHITE’S Blood and Liver Pills, For the cnre of OlseaKes aris ing from an lni|>iire slate of the Hloorl or Derangement f the Nlomaeh, Fiver and Kld iicyN. Tliey are mil lin their operation and will cure with dispatch Malaria, ItilimiH Fever, Dyspepsia, Fiver Complaint, Jaundice, Headache and Constipation. PRICE 25 CENTS PER BOX, Sold by all DniKKi*!*- [ApSI-y de o aTw in d e ht, Dru2:a:ist, FROSTBURG, MB. JJEADQUARTERS for Drugs, Medicines, PAINTS, OILS, DYE STUFFS, Fine Toilet Notion*, WALL PAPERS—endless variety of , pretty patterns, WINDOW til.ASS—all sizes, etc. Prescriptions promptly and carefully compounded. BEALL’S BLOCK, FROSTBURG, MD May 7—tf THOMAS’ Boot, Shoe, Hat and Cap EMPORIUM. The Latest Novelties in Boots and Shoes are now displayed on niv counters. Every style of tiENTLEMEN’S HATS AND CAPS AT LOW PRICES. I also keep constantly on hand u lartr supply of Feather and Shoe Find, lags. An inspection of my slock before purchasing is requested. THUNKS A SPECIALTY. WILLIAM THOMAS, Main street, Frostburg, Md. for the Peerless Remington Sewing Machine. [May7-tf Will HE TO HE CUHED. Dr. ROBERTSON, 80 N. LIBERTY ST., BALTIMORE,MD "1 'HE most reliable and successful sped .l slisl in tins country, with 20 years ex perience in special treatment ol ad acute and chronic diseases of the Urinary Organs of the Nervous System, Organic and Semi nal Weakness, Nocturnal Emissions, irn poteney (loss of sexual power) Nervous Trembling, Shyness, Wasting of Bo iy, Palpitation of Heart,&c., caused by early abuse or excess of married life, quickly cured by newly-discovered remedies that have never failed. Gonorrhoea, Gleet and Stricture quickly cm cd. Syphilis in all its stages, Syphilitic Ulcers of the Body, Hu mes, Blot die - on the Face, Ulcers in Nose or Throat positively cured, and the poison entirely eradicated from the system with o the use of Mercury. Dr. Robertson is a graduate ot the University ot Maryland. Refers to leading physicians of Baldmore, his native city. All Female Complaints and all Irregularities quickly removed. Correspondence strictly confidential. Medicine sent to any address packed free from observation. A cu o guaranteed in every case placed under my treatment. Enclose stump lor reply. (Dec 38 YE LIGHTNING I SPRING OPENING AT Rogers’Art Palace “PAR EXCELLENCE !” CARRY the news to your friends and proclaim to the entire region that we are prepared with every laeility pertaining to the profession to execute Photo in Cards, Cabinet Panels, BOVJiDOUHS Bxlo, and all large sizes, in the most perfect manner We are ihconh artists !u Wi st ern Maryland, Western Pennsylvania ami West Virginia that use the Rapid (or "Lightning”) Process, an entirely new n eiliod by which Photos arc made in “flash." No si are, no sad or mohrnlul expressions. Childien photo graphed wilii absolute certainty. See Our Show Windows, Look out nr New Bl‘- les, notice the great ly Imp oved appearance of our gallery ami then come in and ti>J Yunr "lanik m>SN Tuokeii ’ in i ew style yourself. Courtesy and polite decorum wid he meted to all who will favor us with a call. Respect lully, A. A. ROGERS, Pi oprietor, Broadway Gallery of Photography. May 5-tf f THE DAY, The Baltimore Democratic Paper. W. T. CROASDAI.E, Editor. One of the Best Evening Papers In America-Published Every Evening Except Sunday. r 93 PER YEAR OR 86 CENTS PER MONTIL THE WEEKLY EDITION 0F f&P’ THE! r Issued Every Friday Morning, In a handsome paper, filled with Nows and Choice Reading Matter and containing nearly a • ■Whole paeo of vigorous editorial comments on cur* j rontevents. One of tho Unrest ami host weekly papers In the United States. Only one dollar* year, j SAMFLfi COPY MAILED FU££. _ | Railroads—Time Tables. Cumberland & Pennsylvania Railroad NEW TIME TABLE r pO TAKE EFFECT I Monday, May 14, 1883. Passenger trains leave Cumberland at 8.15 a. u and 3.35 p. m. Frostburg, cast, 7.10, a. M., ami 12.42 p. M. “ west, 10.12, “ “ 4.85 “ SCHEDULE: <— LEAVE —, STATIONS t —AHIIIVK —. A.M. IA. M. A. M. PM 6.16 j 11.40 Piedmont 11.10 6.82 8.30 j 11.66 Barton’ 10.60 6.17 Ip. M. 12.10 Jack.on 10.42 6.07 12.25 Ocean 10.26 4.52 7.1 2 j 12.82 Borneo Shaft 10.20 4.45 7.10 12.42 Frostburg 10.12 4.85 7.30 I 1.00 Morantown tt.B2 4.15 7.40 1.07 Mt. Savage 9.46 4.0!) 7.46 | 1.12 Barrelville 9.40 4.01 7.48 1 1.14 Patterson’s 9.38 3.59 7.56 1 1,20 C. AP. Junction 9.30 3,50 8.05 | 1.35 Cumberland 9.15 3.35 -AUKIVK—' '—LEAVE—' P L. BURWELIL May 12 General Superintendent. Georges Creek and Cumberland R, R. PASSKNOKR TRAINS. Commencing Wednesday, July 11,1KS!I. (By Philadelphia time, which is 5 minutes earlier than Baltimore time.) Doily, Sundays exctplrd. Special anangcmcnls for excursionists to Dan’s Rock auu other points and return, either in Ihc morning or afternoon. OUTWARD BOUND TRAINS. Leave Cumberland.. .7.15 a. m,; 1.30 p m Arrive Vale Summit. .8.00 n. m ; 2.15 p. m Arrive Lonaconing.. .8.30 a. m.; 245 p. m RETURNING TRAINS. Leave Louaconin-... 10.45 am.; 5.00 p. m Arrive Vale Summit. 11.15 a. m.; 5.30 p. m Arrive Cumberland.. 12.00 noon; 6.15 p. m Apply a few limns in advance, al Hay Street Station, in Cumberland, or by tele phone to Vale Summit Station, lor carriage arrangements be-ween Va.e Summit Sta tion and Dans Ruck and retu'u.ul 50 cents per pusseneer. Usual low lales on tin Georges Creek and Cumberland railroad. Pennsylvania ru lroi.d trains leave liny Street Station at 8.45 a. m. u-d Mop m. fur Bedford, Pittsburg, Philadelphia and New York. JAS. A. MILLUOLLAND, July 21 General Manager. BALTIMORE A OHIO RAILROAD. ON and after May 14, 1883, trains will arrive and depart as follows: CiUM.LHiAAII. AUKIVK I WKSTROUNU TRAINS | DEPART 1.05 a m No. 12 Express. I 2.43 aur No. 2 Express. | 2:48 am 7:22 a m No. 4 Express. I 738 a m No. 34 Aeeom’n. 6.30 ain 1.30 pm No. 10 Express. | 3 04pm No. 14 Mail. i 3:10 pm 3.2 U(i m No. 6 Express. | 3:40 pm ARRIVE I BABTBOUND TRAINS ] DEPART 1:36 am No. 8 Express. 1:41 a m No. II Express. 3;ooam 7:03 a m No. 13 Mail. 7:08 a m 9-50 a m No. 5 Express. 10:06 a m No. 9 Express. 2:45 p m 4.37 pm No. 1 Express. 4:65 pm 7:25 pnr No. 33 Accotu’n. Mry 19 J. P. LEGGE,Agent. [PITTSBURG DIVISION.] ON and alter Nov. 29,1881, passenger trams on the P.ttsburg Division ol the Baltimore and Ohio railroad will run us lulluws: Cumberland. WESTBOUND. 3.52 p. m I No. 10 Mail. 1 10.00 p. m 12.4 Ua. m | No. | 6.30 a. m Piteg. babtboukd, 8.50 a. ml No. 1 Mail. ( 2.85 p. m 9.10 p. m j No. 8 Express. | 2.35 a. m Local accommodation train leaves Cum berland for Counellsville ut 6.30 a. m.; re turning arrive Cumberland 7.00 p. m. On and after Nov. 20, 1881, trains on tlie Somerset and Cambria Branch will run as follows; Northbound—Leave liockwood at 6.00 a. m. and 12.40 p. m.; Somerset, 630 and 115 p. m., arrive Johns town 8.30 a. m. and 3.05 p. m. South bound-Leave Johnstown, 9.15 a. m. and 3.25 p. m ; Somerset 11.05 and 5.15 p. m., arrive Kuckwood, 11.40 a. m. and 5.50 p m. All trains run daily. THOMAS M. KING, _ General Sup’t. E. D. Smith, Passenger Agent. PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD, (BEDFORD DIVISION.) ON and after May 14, 1883, Passenger Trams arrive auu denari us follows; • —LEAVE , STATIONS. , ARRIVE— Mail. Exp. Exp. Mall. A.. M I*. M. p, j| i || 845 i 55 Cumberland 12 35 10 00 919 2 21l Hyndmt.n 12 01 926 10*!0 930 Bedford 11 00 825 p m I 12 40 555 Huntingdon 835 605 355| 7 r 0 Altoona 715 i ?25 i m j A. M 845111 80 Pittsburg 825 733 A. M. P. M. 420|11 30 Harrisburg 310 315 I A M. J P. M. A. M. 730 1 255 Philadelphia 11 20 11 05 10 86 |Ol5 I New York 800 800 ' —ARRIVE —> ' LEAVR—' NOTE.—Time here given is Penney!- vauia Railroad (Philadelphia) time, which five minutes faster than Baltimore time. No change of cars between Cumberland md Huntingdon. Through cars between Huntingdon ami Philadelphia, New York and Pittsburg. Passengers from points east of Hyudmau, for Somerset, take Ex press train west; change cars at Hyndman, and arrive at Somerset at 4..5S p. m. Tickets sold and baggage checked bv PETER NOON, Agent, corner of Balti more and Liberty Streets, Cumberland, and at the depot. ’Bus will call at resi dences for passengers and baggage, on notice left w ith agent. J. U. WOOD, General Passenger Agent. | Taos. A. Roberts,Superintendent. AN IN DEPENDENT PAPER. FROSTBURG. MD., SATURDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 1, 1883. Miscellaneous Advertisements. a STANDARD LAUNDRY WAX PRESERVES Finen, given n beautiful flnlnb, prevent* tbe iron from *livklug, save* • labor. 6 CENTS A CAKE. | Ask your Storekeeper for it. MADE BY r Standard Oil Company, 5 j Aug 25—y CLEVELAND, OHIO. | THE SPRING OF 1883 ! Has Arrived ! ) i Y’E THAT HAVE BEEN BUYING ', L common and ill-fitting clothing, and have been growling and grumbling because of it, remember that no sucli complaints are beard about the Splendid lilting and well made a lolhlug that comes from HARRY C. COLBORX’S Merchant Tailoring Establishment, Next Door to St. Cloud Hotel, Frostburg SUITS TO ORDER from a line of For eign and Domestic Su tings, bought East and West, that lor Neatness, perfection of Coloring, excellence of Quality and Low Prices WILL WIN EVERY TIME, and young man don’t you forget it, A pleasure to show lb mto you. Come and see them. H. 0. COLBURN, Apr 14-tf Frostburg, Md. JQM THE BALTIMORE 00 WEEKLY SUN. 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To the Mining Journal : Our village will ehortlv step to file fore in musical acquirements as in others. The new “Independent Band," organized about a month ago, has made rapid progress in it* practice. ! Several of the members have had con siderable training and the new ones are getting along handsomely. The instruments used belonged to the Crystal Band of Frosthurg, and our place of practice is the skating rink. In a future issue we will give the Joubnal a list of our members in cluding their several parts. Fur the present let the followingsuffioe : Mr. Frank Barnard, leader, and Messrs. Aden Dillon, Daniel Scalley, William Mathaas, Thomas O’Shea, Peter S alley. Jesepb Coulehan, Jefferson Brode, James Goldsworthy, Merlin Cordial, Henry Davit and James Carney. The material of our band is good, and we do not doubt that it will soon become the pride of our town. Musica. Items from Down the Hoad. Eukbai.t, Md., August 24.1863. To the Mining Journal ; D.r.d— At this place, Monday August 20, Willie, infant son of William Dnd.ey. Muy Simons, reported last weak as very ill, is much better. Clark Neff is home from Pittsburg, Pa., on account of ill health. Hi* mother is also unwell. Miss Attialena Loar, ofGladesville, W. Va, is visiting fiiends in this vicinity. David W. Sloan, our able State’s Attorney, was in the village a few hours Fiiday evening. Last Sunday morning when a boy was taking one of W. H. Evans’ hoi sea to water, it became un manageable. The boy jumped off just in time to save himself from eetious injuries. The horse fell into a large hole near the pump in fiont of Mr. Thomas'. The animal was taken out about two hours afterward, not much injured. A game of tsse hall was played at Washington bill on Monday last by some boys irom Cumberland and of this place, resulting in a defeat to the former by a score of thirteen to six. A game by the same clubs will be played at Cumberland in the near future. A miner was hurt while working in the Slope Monday. On Sunday last while communion was being held in the Baptist Church the service was greatly disturbed by some miscreants who kept up a con tinual discharge of fire-arms. It greatly annoyed the congregation, and we hope it will be looked into and steps taken to prevent such con duct, especially on the Sabbath. A dog bit Miss Lizzie Sullivan last Sunday. Mr. Alex. 0. Neal, formerly of Cumberland, now of this place, and Miss P, Jacobs were manied at Cum berland, Tuesday, August 21 t. Mr. and Mrs. Humphrey Harvey, of Shawnee, Ohio, visited friends in this place on the 22d. AN AUCTIONEER'S STORY. This is a strange world 1 And yet I never thought so until mv attention was called to the fact by a little inci dent that befell me one day, and set me off thinking so hard that I seemed to grow out of my own hard sphere and reach a great height, and then look down on my other self with com passion. I don’t know that it made me any wiser, but. at least it made me more kti entire to my fellow beings— morn thoughtful of their love and sor rows—and that counts for something, I reckon. I had cried dozens of pawnbrokers' sales in my time, and never thought anything about them, unless it was that the old Two to One or Give and Take were doubling their money, and making a pretty penny, even with ten per cent, commission taken off. But I had never thought of the story connected with any one article of the s*le—of the heartaches, and despair, and woman’s tears. It was hut a joke to me, who had known the time when to “spout" a watch, or pis tol, or some light trinket, in order to carry on a frolic, or help a poorer chap than I was, was but the impulse of the moment, and carried no farther freight than the relief from empty pockets at the moment. But, as I have eaid before, some thing made me think, and ever since I haven't tbe same heart to cry away tbe goods of the poor creatures that want and misery have driven into old Two to One’s clutches. The city of B is a splendid market for our business. The trade done there by one house alone would discount any banking, commission or other business in the place, and by the same token, the pawnbrokers equal us in power and profit, and give us some of our biggest sales. An odd lot came into the wareroom one day, consigned to us by Clutchem A Keep, a shrewd firm of new be ginners, and as it fell to my duty to assort sod label the goods, it thus also fell to my fate to have a part in tbe following glory: The consignment consisted mainly of glass and silverware, pictures and bronzes, as Clutchem & Keep were rather first-class in their business, and did not yet condescend to family Bi bles ; but in tbe lot I came across a few pieces of furniture, which at tracted my attention from the fact of having an order from a Western house to pick up all the antique oddities afloat, for a bric-a-bnc firm. Here were about a dozen specimens of claw-legs, stick-backs, and other wise uncomfortable household articles in the shape of chairs, dressing-glass es and cabinets, and I at once labled them sold, that they might not get in to next day’s sale, but be forwarded at once to our Western bouse. One article alone I noticed with at tention enough to remember after ward, and then only because I struck my baud roughly against it, and the pain made me stare hard at tha cause of it. It was an old cedar cabinet, trass-hound and clamped, but rusty and forlorn looking enough in its changed fortunes. I tabled it, as I thought, for our next day's sale, us there were two others to go West, and the home market was going as crazy for everything old, but parents and friends, as either the West or North. Bat subsequent events discovered my mistake. Our Saturday sale was a big one—the rival house across on the corner hadn't a chance against us that day—aud by noon every article put up was bid ofi lively and quick. The crowd bad begun to thin, and I was busily mopping my wet face wth a fresh handkerchief—for it is warm work, I can tell you, to cry such sales from ten to one o’clock—when a lady came back in the store where I was standing and approached me eagerly— “ Are you the proprietor, sir?” she asked, with nervous haste, and I saw she was trembling. “I am the auctioneer, madam," I said, wondering tvhat was wrong. “I will call the firm, if you wish.” She looked around, timidly but eagerly. “Perhaps you can attend to my business. I—l—d—not—understand —these —matters —very weil,” she faltered ; and then I saw she was poorly clad, although well bred and timid. I drew an old chair up into the comer, and asksd her to sit down, and as she did so gratefully—poor little woman I —l took a good look at her. She was still young and pretty. Behind her hung a long mirror. It had grown dim hanging there, and had a misty shadow over it, aod in tbe two angles of the corner stood a faded old Japanese screen and a tall chest of drawers. The store was now empty, and the light was leaving it, as the sun was creeping away from the door-sill and mounting up to the roof, as if it had only waited for the sale to be over. The lady had a face that touched me at once. She was pale and timid, but there was that in her face that made mo take off my hat while I talked to her. I don't know how to express it; but if was as if I stood in the presence of death, and the natur al reverence for that great mystery commanded my respect. “What can I do for you, madam 7 I asked. She had been looking around her, as if seeking something. “You sell the goods, do you not ?” she said eagerly. “Yes, madam.” "You would know the articles sent ,' here 7” r “Probably." b She looked about her again, and r the color came and went in her face r nervously. “I have just come from Clutchem - & Keep,” she began in hurried tonss, 9 as if ashamed of admitting her knowl r edge of those gentlemen. “They— t had—some things—l was forced to 1 part with—" Here she bushed for a moment; then looked up at me 1 with a faint smile. “You hear this s said so often that I will onlv weary 1 you.” r Somehow or other, it seemed to mo j I had only then understood the posai -9 bility of a heart sorrow being attaoh -9 ed to the exchange of goods such as I had that day sold. 1 “I am anxious to help you, mad -1 am." And I was ! I believe I was grow -3 ing superstitions, too ; for it seemed 3 to me as if a ghost was crossing snd 9 reorossing that dim mirror ; and the old screen shook as if sighs or sobs r were coming from it. 1 “Thank you I lam looking for a b cedar cabinet," said the lady, gsntly, 1 “which was among the articles I part • ed with to Clutchem & Keep, and ara r told it was sent here for sale. I wish - to redeem it at any price—" f She stopped suddenly as she saw my 9 face change, s A cedar cabinet I I remembered it at once. Tbe hurt s on my hand recalled it, also that it ■ had been labled for that day's sale. 3 She grew Heightened at my hesita • tion. 1 “Do not say that it is gone 1“ she • cried, rising quickly, and grasping my 1 arm. "Oh, God would not so afJtct me ! Look, look everywhere for it, • I bog, I pray you." ■ Her hands shook so on my arm : that I could feel tho quivering of her > thin fingers. ) I tried to think to whom I had sold 1 a cabinet that day ; then it flashed on me that there had net been one in tbe 1 catalogue. Had I made a mistake and sent it 1 West with the bric-a-brac lot? If so, I it could be recovered. I felt glad for my error, but the poor little woman 1 mistook my silence, and broke down completely, sobbing so pitifully that I I knew then that some great cause 1 was bidden beneath her desire to re -1 claim the old cabinet. 1 “It is more to me than life or ! death,” she cried out passionately, looking straight before her. “It means my children's honor. Listen, aud 1 yon will be influenced by my gteat 1 need to find this cabinet for me. I 1 believe it contains the certificate of 1 my marriage and my children’s bap 1 tism, without which I cannot lay ’ claim to my husband's estate in France. It is not the money I want," •he added, with proud spirit—"l can not bear to touch that; but my ohil . dren shall not be robbed of the right r to their father’s name." She paused to look at me. I fell as if a severe tension upon her nerve’ had given way at last, and, crushed by her fear of the cabinet being lost I to her, silence and reserve had broken down, and that she appealed to me unconsciously in her need. I The shadowy pageant passed to and fro across the mirror, and as she went , on passionatrly with her story, it seemed to me I saw the whole sad . episode pass in review ca the dim t surface. “Fifteen years ago my husband de serted me. Evil influences led him 1 astray, and while for ray children’s 1 sake I would have pardoned him, I , never saw him again or heard one | word of him until I learned through the paper that he was dead, and had > left an estate to his wife and children. I “I could not grieve, except that he | ha>l died in his sin unfergiven by me. | “I was poor, for be left me only tbe household furniture, and have toile t 1 all these years to maintain my ohU l then. So, for their sakes, I applied t, to a lawyer to obtain possession of [ the estate. t “Ob, the shame, the despair, of 1 finding another claimant in France - to my children's name and honor. r “‘I must prove our claim as wife and children,' said the careful French ’ lawyer, by the production of the mar riage and baptismal certificates!’ , "And I knew not where they were I “The minister was dead, the wit • nesses gone I knew not where. “I felt as if mv carelessness bad dishonored my children, and for days t could get no relief from rny horrible anxiety, until by a flash, ns if from $1.50 per anuum-iu advance. WHOLE NUMBER, 621 heaven, I remembered that I bad placed the certificate with other pa pers in the cabinet that I had parted with to Olutchem & Keep. I went to them ; they had sent it here for sale, and now you—” She broke down with a moan of dispair. It was more than I could stand. That cry and the pitiful story forced me into action at once. “You shall have back the cabinet, madam," I said, solemnly, as if de voting my life to its search. "0, sir, you will do a noble deed if you but find it for me," she cried, gratefully looking at me with beam ing eyes. Her face looked to ms as if a halo came over it, and I dimly felt why I had stood bare-headed before her. Truly I had stood in Death's presence —of hope and love in the poor wo man's life—the requiem of gladness and impulse. She lelt me with a hopeful smile, taking my hand with a pretty giaco, and I watched her, in the mirror, go down the shidowy room into the sun light of the street, and the shadows seemed to fall from her forever. I telegraphed the Western firm. They had the cabinet, and returned it at once ; so that betore many days the little, nervous fingers were search ing, in the presence of the lawyer and myself, for the precious papers. She found them 11 shall never for get her face when she held them up. The halo was there, as she said, so softly : "Thank God I" And it seems to cling to me yet, and to make me think how much misery our evil passions can work •hrough selfishness and thoughtless ness. MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS. They all Wanted Cocoanuts The other day a Michigan avenne giocer had about 250 conoanuts piled up in front of his doors. To-day he hasn't a single one. The other day he thought he was struck for about $25. To-day he realizes that he has made more clear profit on occoanuti than any other dealer in Detroit. The grocer wes reading in his pam per about c-omo one down East who smuggled whiskey by Tilling cocoa outs with it, an 1 he finished tho ar ticle, drew down his left eye and said to his clerk : "Thomas Jefferson Bangs, go out aud buy me a gallon of mean whis key.” "He selected six or eight coooa uuts, poured out the milk, refilled them with whiske/, and befote night they were sold or gnr n away. At seven o'clock next morning an em ployee of a livery stable called in and asked ; "Have you any cocoanuts?" "Yes, a few.” "I want to buy ten to send to my brother in the country.” Ha had scarcely gone when a wo man came in and said she was hungry for cocoanut pie, and she took six of the nuts along. Then a boy ctma tud bought four, and before three o'clock that afternoon the whole lot bad disappeared. To cup the climax, a colored hotel waiter, who had hung around for a while said : "Dey wasn’t nnffin but milk in de ookernut 1 bought.” “Nothing but milk, you rascal I" roared the grocer. "Do you imagine that nature is going to grow a big nut like that for five cents and fill it with kerosene oil to hoot!" Time to stop It.—lt's too bad, Sir or Madam, but don't get frighteued. Your hair is falling off—that's cer tain, A glance in the mirror, or an investigating committee of fingers tell the dismal story. We won't discuss the possible cause. It is enough that Parker's Hair Balsam used now will prevent further destruction. Is your hair somewhat gray, too, and crisp ? Alas, yes. The Balsam will give back the original color, softness and gloss. Not a dye, not oily, elegantly per fumed, a perfect dressing. Gov. Ben Butler Should recommdnd Royal Bitters at Tewksbury ; And when they are used we will chance Our reputation that there will he less paupers' hides to tan than under the late management. Royal Bitters cure all the ills that rich and poor are addicted to, and that speedily. Order them before you sleep.— SiJtings.