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Prom my nppsr window, at th cIom of day, fIW wa'ehine; nassera on their homeward way, Sadly, aavettj tbinklMff of the Joy and irle When one came, my bkb'es, home to you and me ! Tn ttt dnk. with facM i-Kw iiHrf th Peered . throngs) the atartigbt, aaow, or aammer rain, 'i 17 berte and fseea wa'chUut thronon the gloom " 1,1 " l li loounep iui wae aare lo come. Hark ! t bar Us echo. Sable mine, once more ! HeaT the latrh-ker tnifllnv in (ha r.nanlna ilnt t From my knee you're springing fearle'a in the White I &ao& with radiance all the darkened room. Swift Ton fly to meet him, open wide the door, rioeeW wf are Fathered to bis heart once more. Tender kian and bteiuiing ereet your childish glee, Bnt the wannest, babies, aliraya was for me ! Fast f tear, are falling o'er the memory aweet, wh1 I catch the echo till of neeaioe- feet But throngh aummer starlight or through wintry rain Nerrr, O m y babies, win he oome again ! We are now the wanderers In the dusk and gloom, ne ine one mats waitina: in the nappy borne. From his upper window, thonsh he may not ae- He v watcbirg, O my babies, to welcome yon sad me. A FISH MJRSIRY. Tfcie Verts end Pisrair.. et Severn Aerej Flik Pot-" A Fasnlly Thirty TKo and Gkhlm " Three Bw-hels t fish Per Day, sss the Proflts mm the gmm Rpecial Correspndenoa Atlanta Herald. HonTOOifniT, Ala , Hay, 1875. TACKXZNO THK SUBJa'CT. Being bronht to Montgomery, on nnmness. a mend, whose festiv rro- BliTitiM might appear riotous, if I were to pnt tbem into print, persuaded me ttito " rannini! over to Fenn Yonere . I went, and here Y am with aa wonderful a story at the en-1 of my pencil as the heat of ns eonld wish for. I have a rewpeet for a amwihle flsh. Tonr dil: tory "nibbler" I rlmrpiae. Tonr crafty ormndrel who hangs around your natted nook, and netrnties Ton with false promises nntit yonr extremities are mildewed, until the era, has grown rank between wonr patient lepa, and the irnats have freaeoed every inch of yonr face, in a fish that deserves the nnntempt of all anglers. The sneaking thief that with dezterona lips steals yonr bait, and leaves you in the . ndienlons position of appeal in AT with tre hook to tbe intelligence of the river, is a aealy " fellow, who has my "ire a while be eotnpeU my ad nv ration. Tint yonr trne, blind hero, that darts at tbe bait, the moment it tonches the water, swallowa it frankly, and leaps shuddery. bat prompt, from bis element to yours, is row delight. Col. Tonpe's fish are positively tbe most gentle manly fish that T ever saw. For ten minutes, I stood like a wild man fling ing the splendid fellows to pram at the rate of five a minute, while a nimble slave impaled for me tbe wri Are-lino- bait. and spat the lack giving spittle upon my nook. A 8RVBJI ACKE FISH FOKT. Col. Tonge has (near Opelika, AIa.,1 the nnest and most extensive fish pond in tbe south, or rjoaaihlv m the United States. He baa ever seven seres of reliable water, averaging possibly seven reet in depth. It is fed by eight or ten large and bold springs, that yield a perfectly clear water. A large creek flows around the pond. Col. Yoiure hawing preferred to trust to his springs rather than the creek ; which is hence rather unceremoniously sent to the left iiank Dy a oeep aiten. Tbe water of the pond is perfectly clear, and any one riding in one of the sail boats on tbe lake can see myriads of fish swimming lazily way down in the limpid depths. - I trot a world of information from Col Tonge on the subject of tbe breed ing of tbe fish. The pond is stocked with trout, red-horse, and bream. The bream, when she goes to spawn, scoops rat a hollow place in the sand, MAKXS A WEST UXB a GCUTSA HKn's. Tn this nest she deposits her eggs, num bering probably forty thousand. The tront makes a larger nest something like a ooae'a. and lays thirty thousand eggs. The mother ' sets" over the egg" for twelve days. She does not touch them, as the warmth of her body is not neces sary to batch them, but she hangs stationary over them, keeping a perpet nal motion of the waves above the nest by wagging her tail. This is done to keep the mod or sand from settling over the eggs and destroying them. The red-horse do not have nee's, bat spawn in colonies. Each female lays about sixty thousand eggs, and they spawn close together in qnite a neighborly way. The male (poor devils) of this fecund colony, give their time to fan ning tbe sand off the eggs, and wag their obedient tails with an admirable per sistency. It is very interesting to watch the growth of the tiny fish atoms. Tbe first thingthat is seen is a thick coat of white spread over the nest. This is the lining of eggs, just as they oome from the mother. They are not then impreg nated, but are dead and doll. The male then passes over the nest, and quickens the eggs. As he does this A TBAjrSFORJCATIOW TAXES FLACK. In each one of the eggs hitherto per fectly white, a tiny black spot appears. This is the life germ. The male then leaves the nest, and the mother guards the family. In abont six days it will be noticed that these thousands of eggs will begin to rise like a filmy vapor from the sand. They keep well to gether, the mother watching them day after day, aa they float upward, and by circling around them, holding them in a compact body. Aa they near the top of the water the little cloud under the water gets denser and thicker, as the little atoms begin to tumble, and wiggle and play abont. At last its edges be come ragged and irregular, as the bolder and stronger ones takes wider sweeps in their gambols. At this stage the mother emarda them very closely, and is ex tremely fierce. About tbe fourteenth or fifteenth day this cloud contracts and expands irregularly; finally breaks ; is scattered as if by some submarine sunbeam, and then your pond lias abont forty thousand more fish in it than formerly. Tbe red-horse and the bream do not 4 attend their young after they have be come oia enongn to scatter, bat tbe trout will swim around for weeks with ner FA MILT OF THIRTY THOUSAND cwnAW . following her like young partrij ! jr xna - most remarkable pi aay'a exhibition was a visit house about twenty feet ' ted upon the edge of ty centre of this houK ' splendid spring. A thenlB j n CrpOgb wbje1 the Wa e te spring with an easy w - THIS IS THS RATOHXlf O . nd there are tbe breeding ' agh. "be trongbs are about three fi t broad nd two feet dep, ana are a ided into ompartments tor tne he various species at ation of five or six In these trongns rcoi. Todbo in. aorrned. vs ha freqri mtlyhas half i milliom of effff- th J " ken from Iw" C -pnd ; bnt most of "iCol. Tonge watches the , t Z20W. and when be sees or FISH SWrkTarritO TOOXTHKR, ?t trfl epnnff mke nest, be takes -JLi?igr,nied th theT re "P as it is 7T,'odf y a dextrous sweep of a little hand seine they are lifted up into .lttt,?aghiFnt" in the com partment ,n which their species are hltd .BT bh,,D th" feml i" his t"k. BBU' robbin her down the thSuaanda ont hon,ds and thousands of eggs. He then throws her back .no fbe pond, and taking the male m hand, handle, him ovef the trough in the same way until all the backlTfioTn",ed' h he is tossel "j"'"d his , mate ; if indeed he can recognise her changed conditions. Ibese eggs are tben sold to bnvder. Zd'ThenT, 10 "" taSSE and then aol.1 as yonng fish. Trout in May, and red-horse, in April. A B1 WOBK OF FISH PONDS. Sitting down on the edge of the spring, Col. Tonge gave ns a personal and instructive interview on the snbirct of fish raising in Georgia. " I find," saya be, " a vastly increased interest in fish culture. Ton can hardly believe the tremendous influence that the Her ald article, describing CoL Alston's fish pond, had. It came to me copied in score of papers, aad my name was only mentioned in it, quadrupled my corres pondence at once and has kept it lively ever since. I believe that it has put twenty fist ponds in Georgia where there was one' before. My orders are pouring in with a marvelous rapidity to give yon some idea of what I am doing, I will give yon the names of the men for whom I have inst stocked ponds in the small place called Jonesboro, just seven miles below Atlanta. In that village I stocked lakes for Mr. J. Davis, W. P. DeVsnglm. Mark Johnson. Ah nr Camp. W. II. JX Worm, K. W Mnmlav. Mr. Simms, Mr. James Bailey, and perhaps one or two others. I pnt an average of 35,(1(10 hah in each pond so that yon will see 1 have put over 300,000 fish into Jonesboro on this one trip. 1 have jnst stocked eight or ten lakes around Atlanta, and are kept going all the time. The interest taken in the matter is wonderful." THK PROFIT OF FISH RAIHTNI1. CorresponJent "What does it pay von to stock a pond ? CoL Tonge" Well, wr, from 830 to 9 id. I charge frr impregnated spawn $10 per thousand ; young fry 5K:U per thousand : breedinor fish Js per pair. suppose I will stock at the least esM mate this year 75 ponds : possibly 10 I will get an income of 3,000 from stocking 75 ponds." Correspondent "Do yen not sell the grown nb, in tbe rittes for rood 7 CoL Yontre ' I bave not done so extensively yet. bnt will do so this sea son. I havj jnst invented, and had patented, a tank for shipping the fish to market alivn. It is quite simple, and will keep the fish hearty and fresh for days. Tbe tank has a spout on the side like a coffee pot, and the fresh water being pnt in at the top, presses the dead water ont through the snont, and thus keeps tbe fish healthy i nd fresh. I will arrange to make constant ship ments of live fish into Atlanta, Colnm bus, Macon, and Montgomery. When I get this scheme at work, my profits will be immense. 1 can take from my pond, witbont rnnning down my stock, THREK BUSHELS OF FISH PER DAT. These fish, put live, fresh, and deli- cate into market will net me at least 20 cents a pound. They will command fancy prices always. With 60 pounds to tbe bnshel, at 20 cents per pound. and three bnshela (or 180 pounds) per day, X bavs a net income of over 2U dollars per day. I feel that I have sn independent fortune in my pond. If every man in Georgia could become aware to morrow of the incredible, and yet inevitable profit in fish raising, to say nothing of the pleasure and enter tainment derived from the pursuit,. would bave more orders in six months than I could fill in six years. The re vival has opened, however, and in three years tbe whole state will be dotted with thriving and abundant ponds. TSI TROUT, THS BRKASf AND THE RED HORSE. Correspondent "What sort of fish do yon consider the best for southern farm s 7 Col. Tonge. "I prefer the tront. the bream and tbe red-horse. 1 bave ex perimented largely, and I find thee muoh the best. They are hardier, grow faster, breed more reliably, and are better for table uses than any fish I have yet seen. Of these three species, the bream gets its growth the fastest. though the tront will take on pounds of flesh sooner than the bream. A pond stocked with these nh. will yield yon all yon want with hook or seine in nine or twelve months. I notice that heavy attacks were made upon your article by northern pisciculturists, because yon said that trout might be eaten in six months, and that they frequently grew to weigh 12 pounds. Dr. Bachman de clared that trout never got to weigh more than two and a half or three pounds, and would not average over one and a half pounds. This difference may be reconciled by the statement that iris only a nioerenoe of nomenclature. What Dr. Bachman calls the brook trout never lives this side of the Blue nd;e. It is a small, delicious fish, and does not attain great size. The northerners give our trout the name of bass. That's the difference. I have scores of tront in my lake, as I can show yon in a moment, that will pull tae beam down at eleven pounds, and some that, I think, will weigh fifteen pounds. I have put tront on the scales often that weighed over ten pounds. A here is besides these species A PRETTT ORNAJfENTAX, LrXTT-B FISH, called the dace (a sort of persh,) that adds to the beauty and liveliness of a pond, bat for substantial purposes, I recommend the bream, the trout, and tbe red-borse, Correspondent "Do yon feed your nan 7 CoL Tonge "Not at all. sir: they live on each other. I have them in such enormous quantities that I am enabled to allow tbem to do this. My son super intends the pond, and that is all the expense I have." Correspondent Have you ever made any very large catches of fish in any oao oay r vol xonse "Ho. sir. 1 miebt do so if I wished, bnt I never slaughter them unnecessarily. I might pat fifty men with barbs and poles around tbe pond, and they might poll fish eut till they were exhausted and they could not tell the difference after weeks of fishing. But I generally take out only enongn to answer my purposes of table or courtesy. STOCKING THE RIVERS. I wih very much we could have a law passed in Georgia, looking towards the stocking of oar rivers with fish. By a lew aoiiars expense, and stringent laws, wnion would prevent tbe nan bein? troubled in spawning time, yon could nave, in a lew years time, every river in vreurgia aosoiateiy teeming witn ae licions fish. I am inclined to believe that our speckled trout is the best table nab, both as to flvor and convenience in eating, that Lever saw. It is as cer tain as any (tunc: can be. tbat in a verv few years anr rivers may be made to swarm wjiii these fish, if the legislature will oily take hold of the subject, and oetenmne tbat it than be so, ksj A BEAUTIFUL FARM. ter the conversation bad ended, virMBnniifanr bin a dk.i nge's farm. It is doubtful if is a better appointed or more plete farm in tbe south than his. Ha has a vineyard, that is of itself a ronder. He has a dairy, and a herd of the very beat of blooded cattle, with eyes as lustrous as a woman's and coats as fins aa silk ; from which he puts blooded colts on the market every sea son. He has a keonel of full-bred fox hounds, and a kennel of just as thor ough pointer, from which he raises numbers every year. Bat this letter has about erect be yond the limit of decorum ; and hence I conolude it by annouDoing a conun drum, to whioh I invite the attention of every Georgian. " How much will it be worth to Geor gia to have one such farm as this, in every county in the state, and such men as Ptnn Tonge to teach the people by practice, what they ref uae to accredit by theory ?" Whila pausing for a reply, I remain xoura Anxiously, " John Jr." Winter Killed Wheat. The de partment of agriculture report for April makes the loss of wheat by winter kill ing in Michigan 34 per cent., Ohio 63, Kentucky 42, Indiana 40, Illinois 50, MiaHonri 51, and Kansas 32 per cent. Replanting to other crops vanes in the states named from 4 to 27 per cert, of tbe art a sown lost fall, averaging 14 per cent. The average loss in the western status is 37 per cent more than 40, 000,000 bnsfirls less than last year in these stales, wliioh then threshed over 115,000,000. It is probable that the firet statements sent to the department from the northwesters states were much exaggerated. The loss sustained by Kentucky, is set down at 42 per cent. If it is one fourth of the crop it is much more than Tennessee has suffered by winter killing of wheat. "IiAtin and Greek are all right," said a Delaware farmer as he halted his team, " bnt gimme a man who can plow around an a pule tree 'tuont touching the roots." B Newspaper Subscribers. The Ijondon Newspaper Press con tains the following classification of newspaper subscribers, which is some what vaguely credited to an American paper. First oome the Upright. These are men who take newspapers, pay for them, and read them. Observe the order in whioh these things are done : the pay comes nrst the reading next. These men con- consider they get the worth of thei money in the bargain. It seems as fair and jnst to them that the newspaper should be paid for as a barrel of sugar or a new coat. They never entertain any other opinion. When the year rnns ont. or a little before, tuey are on hand with the pay. There is no more difficulty with them in remembering this period, than Snnday or the first of January. If one of them wishes to stop his paper, he either calls or writes a letter by his postmaster, in due season, like a man. This class is dear to the heart of the editor. Their image is embalmed in his warm affections. May tbey live a thonsand years, and see their sons sons to tbe fonrth generation, Tbe second olas now in mind is the Do Wcttx. This class is nearly re lated to the other so near, that it is hard to tell where one begins and the other ends. These men always pay in advanoe in the beginning and intend to do so continually. Bnt tbe memory rails a little, or some mishap intervenes, and the time runs by sometimes a little sometimes quite a period. But their recollection, thongh nodding co- casionally, never gets sonnd asleep. It pronounces the word in due time, "The printer is not paid :" and forthwith their will to do well kindles into acMy ity. Now comes the paving up "Meant to do so before. Don't mean to let such things pass by." A publisher can live with such men. They have a warm plaoe in his memory only a little back of the uprights. Tf snob a man dies in the arrears, his wife or son remembers tbat be might not have paid up for his newspaper, and forthwith institutes inquires. They remember that part of the benefit was theirs, and, estate or no estate, see that the printer's bills are not anions' their father s unsettled ac counts. Next come the F.an Doers. These men believe in newspapers. They have fully settled in their own minds that a newspaper is a good thing. They take tbem. too Sometimes at the first they pay np for the first year- -at any rate they mean to, pretty soon. Tf they have done so they sit down with tbe comforting conviction tbat tbeir newspaper is now settled for and this idea having once got into their heads, refuses obstinately to be dis lodged, bnt keep its holding from year to year; a truth once now an illusion gray and rheumatic with years. The editor, marking the elongated and elon gating space in the accounts current of dollars, begins to ask if they are dead or bave gone to California. Now he besins to poke bills at them. They suddenly start np to the reality that ttev are in tbe arrears ; and, like men. as tbey are at tbe bottom, pav np. Tbey never dispute bis bills they kno books tell better sroties than moss covered memories. If the publisher baa faith enongb. or a long parse, and otn live like a hibernating bear, he may survive this class. But if he is a mor tal only, woe to hid. The next class is tbat of tbe Down Hitter. Here begin to slide over to the other side. The pioture suddenly gets sombre. We shall dis patch the Down Hillers suddenly. One of these may take a paper because his wife wants one, or the children are zeal ous to read it, or a neighbor persuades him. When it begins to come, be dis misses all thoughts abont it further. If tbe editor sends a man directly to him at the end of two or three years, he mav get some pay for his paper, with growls and surly looks. He never pays any debts if he can get rid of it, and a newspaper least o I all. Brill, be hates lawsuits, constables, and all that. A dun has the same effect on him that a ballet has on ahipnopotamns glanoing from his hide, or sinking in the blabber harmless. He is always sliding down bin, and soon merges into another class of 77is Nix Cum lienue. No matter how this man began his subscription. he never pays for it not be. 'He don't like tbat sort of paper. It don t give news. He never did like it. He didn't want it in the first place, and told the postmaster so. He sent back one, more tban a year ago besides, be never be gan to take it till a long time after it came, and he hadn t hid only two or three of tbem at any rate, and those he hadn't read.' Wipe him off. Here comes The Scapegrace. It is enough to say or bim tbat be never fails to bave newspaper two or three of them. When be thinks they bave come about long enough for tbe publisher to want pay. he sends back with 'stop it.' Or he takes np his quarters and leaves for parts unknown. He does not want to pay, and be don't mean to. Get it, if yon can. Beader, in whioh of the above classes are yon found ? Amusing the Baby. When the baby is just able to open its little unused eyes it is first induoed to gaze upon the lamp. The infant. with weak, pinkish, half-open eyes, is a sufferer beyond any power to tell of or get reuet from im own woes, and yet the torment of making it gaze at " ze pntty yed yigbt is supposed to be ex quisitely amusing. After the bother with the sun and lamp, the baby is jumped at, screamed at, and otherwise startled, until its nerves are disturbed beyond ordinary quieting. It is a snb jeot of marvel to most people that so many people die in infancy, but to an observing and reflecting mind tbe won der is that any children grow to matu rity. When yon and I feel miserable we want to be left in qniet. xvepose is the sweetest remedy for onr nervous or other ills, but baby is trottee, bounced, toted, ketchy-ketcbied. chucked un der its chin, poked in its cheeks, or somebody's thumb is thrust into its toothless mouth irrespective of a need of ablution, and then if baby isn't happy it is reputed very irritable. Tickling Che baby's feet, creeping the fingers like the motion of a mouse across its breast and up into its fat, sensitive neck-wrinkles, is another mode of amus ing baby. Of courso the child laughs. and tbe idiots who torment it forget that it is the same expression with which they reply to a similar process from the hand of some mischievous but torturing friend ; and yet we all know that thia laugh from a man is an hys terical outcry of nervous irritability. When the laugh ceases, weariness brings weeping, or perhaps a restless and unrefreshing sleep, followed by de pression, and probably by indigestion and oolio. Nothing should ever be done to startle child even a too fre quent playing of bo-peep, if violent, baa been known to bring on St. Vitus' dance with delicate organizations. All surprises are dangerous to the nervous system, just aa all sudden atmospherio or dietetic changes are very unbeattby, and sometimes fatal. If music is se lected to please the young child's ears, it should be gentle and soothing. "Stan' Dot o the Road Woman." Some years ago her majesty was one day standing on the public road l jur Balmoral making a sketch of the paU from a particular point, when a flookef sheep were driven along. Her majesty intent on her work, took little notice of the sheep, and merely moved a little nearer the side of the road. The boy in charge of the flock, seeing, her in the way, shouted at the top of a sten torian voice : "Btan' oot o' the read, wnman, an' let the sheep gae by." The queen not moving out of the way so quickly as tbe shepherd wished, he again shouted : "Fat are ye stan'in' th re for? Gang oot o' the gate, and let tbe sheep by." One of her majesty's attendants, who was a little distance, hearing bis royal mistress thus rudely addressed, stepped up to the boy and said to him : "Do yon know to whom yon am speaking in that rude way?" "Na," said the shepherd, "I dinna ken norkar ; but be she fa she likes, she sudna s tan' i' the sheep's road." "That's the queen." said the attendant. Tlio boy looked astonished, and was for the moment dumb; but, alter recovering his senses, said, with great simplicity : "The queen? Od, fat wy then dinna she put on does sae that folk may ken fae she is 7 once a tree. CURIOUS AND SCIENTIFIC. At the iron-works belonging to Sir J, Browne A Co., at Sheffield England, iron nails are now cut by means of a circular, toothless disc of iron, which is driven at the rate of from 2,000 to 3,000 revolutions per minute. T be same svs tern was tried in some of the London works many years ago, but for sc reason it wis abandoned, it appears now likely to become more generally employed. The lifting strain of a balloon is prin oipally on the net. If a balloon i stand inflation, it is safe in mid-air. In winter the atmosphere is warmer one mile above the clouds tban it is at the earth's surface. Tbe weight of a bal loon to carry one man including net and basket, should not exceed eighty ponnds, A cotton balloon will last for about sixty ascensions. A balloon thirty feet in diameter undergoes a strain of 1 lbs. to the snnare foot of snrfaeo. Gas, which at the earth fills the bag only half full, will, at an elevation of 3 J miles, expand so as to fill it completely. One thonsand feet of coal gas will raise 38 Ins. Gas whioh gives a poor light is the best for aerostatics. Kites can be used to steer balloons by sending them up or lowering them into currents of air traveling in different directions rem that in whioh the balloon is sai'linf. The Great Clock at Veto..- Ou the dial-plate of the great .- n U t'.u twenty-four bouts are mar'sc-J ,t!i tl signs of the zodiac and tUt ; ir.-p of the moon. Above this is if M -.lopoa, sitting in state upon a platform notween two doors. On grand religions festi vals, such an Epiphany and Ascension, the door on the right of the Virgin opens, and out walks an angel with a big trumpet, which be blows, and then bowing to Madonna, passes on ; he is followed by three gentlemen represent ing three ' Moorish monarchs, or three wise men, or the three sacred kings. one of whom is black a n:ght. These all pause and bow before the Virgin and the whole party pass through the door on ber left, which immediately closes after them. On tbe platform is a huge bell, beside which stand two giant figures, who strike the hour with sledge hammers, while above all is the lion of H . Mark, with outstretched wings. Natubai. Curtortttks in El Dorado Canton. The Virginia Enterprise has the following interesting aoeonnt of seme natural curiosities in the EI Do rado Canon. The rocks forming the waus ot tbe canon, and tbe whole region of country through which the canon bolds its course, at once attract tbe the attention of the visitor aa being sedimentary, while on all sides volcanic rocks cover the face of the country. The rock prevailing along and about n.1 JJorado canyon is a course species ol sandstone, and this, in many placet. nas been carved by time and tli elements into alt manner of fanc'itl shapes. In passing up the canon. ' e first curious object seen is what strik ingly resembles a wharf with several rows of grain in sacks piled thereon The rocks thus piled up in rows re of the shape, size and color of fso s of grain. The resemblance is sa ctrifc ing that no one who sees it ever thint of calling it any thing else than a whan or levee. Some distance above this is seen in the rocks a large cavern. This. in the early days, was called Winne muoca's cave. What name it may now bear we do not know. It ia simply a huge oven-shaped cavity in tbe face of a tall rock forming the east wall of the canyon. A short distance above this cave is a beautiful natural bridge or arch of rock. It stands some distance up the bank from the channel of the canon, rnd is thirty or forty feet in height. It would pass very well for the ruins of a triumphal arch, thero being wnat seems to be the remains of turrets rising above the two massive columns support ing the arch. In several places are seen cliffs of rock whioh bear a striking resemblance to ruined castles and old abbeys. It is in this sand-stone region that the Virginia City Coal com pany have opened what appears to be an almost inexhaustible mine of lignite or brown ooal. In 1860, when few white men had explored the canyon, we lonno in tne lime nats along lis course, particularly no toward its head, numer ous patches of wild flax flax precisely similar in every-respect to tbat so long extensively cultivated in all parts of the civilized world. At tbe time we saw it. tbe nax was in fall bloom, and we gathered some stocks of it and sent them to an agricultural society in Iowa, where they are still preserved, togethei witn a dozen or more varieties of cloves. indigenous to this state, and many new grasses and Mowers. Tbe only res pec in which this wild flax differs from tht "tame or cultivated is that it spring up from the root year after year th same as timothy and some other Brasses. whereas the cultivated variety must be sown every year. We have always beer taught to believe that flax was ori inally brought from Egypt, but it would seem that it has bloomed in Washoe as long as iu. the land of the Pharaohs. The Piutes for ages have used its lint in spinning twine for use in making nets ior taxing nsn and rabbits. Remarkable Surgical Case. At the meeting of the Benssalaer county medical society, held yesterday afternoon. Dr. Hubbell reported a case which goes as far to show tbe progress being made in the healing art as any thing we have recently met with. Next to taking out the lungs and oleansing them stands the operation of cutting into a person s chest, and through the wound made washing out tbe inside. Early in January last a little twin daughter of James Kelly, of the firm of unowlsen & rkeiiy, machinists, bad in flammation of one luug, and since then bad been gradually failing. Dr. Hub bell soon became convinced that an ac cumulation of matter was taking place in the affected side, whioh, unless re moved, would cause death. Accord ingly, about three weeks ago, with an instrument termed " the aspirator," a considerable quantity of pass was re moved, bat not nearly all. The nature of the cose being more fully revealed, it was determined to make tborougb work ; an J in a day or two after Dr. Hubbell, assisted by Dr. Wilson, of Troy, and Dr. Hubbard, of Iianoing- Durgn, made a tree, bold incision be between the ribs into the cavity of the chest, midway between the heart and the spine, on the left side, and evacu ated about a quart of matter. A double tube was then inserted into the opening made and by means of a syringe fitted to it, the whole cavity was washed out with a disinfectant solution of just the temperature of the blood. This oleans ing process has been repeated once in a day or two, and aa the result of it the little sufferer who was so near death's door is sitting up, eats well and plays some, and the opening will soon be allowed to heal. Only four cases have yet been reported in this oountry in which this method oi operating was adopted, but it is approved by the highest medical authority and will un doubtedly be resorted to more fre quently, as it becomes more generally known, as a means oi saving life. Troy Time. A good old minister of one of onr Baptist churches was agreeably cur prised by the intelligence of one of his flock, that five individuals had ex pressed a desire, on the next Sunday, to have the baptismal rite performed upon themselves. After the perform ance, however, he was somewhat cha grined that only one of the five joined the society of which he was pastor. A few Sundays after the same worthy elder waited on bim with the intelli gence that ten more desired immersion. " And bow many will join the society? ' querried the minister. "Two, I regret to say, are all we can depend on," was the elder's reply. " Very well," said the good old man, " you may as well inform the other eight that this church don't take in washing." Sbo Wanted an Epitaph. She came in from the oonntry a few days ago and ordered a head-stone for the grave of her departed husband. The maroie-cutter was to have it ready yes terday, when she was to come in again with the inscription, have the letters carved on and take the stone away. She was on time, bnt she wore an anxions, troubled look, having failed to write np such a notice as she thought tne stone ought to bear. " I want snthin' that'll do my poor dead Homer jnstiss," she explained to tne marhle-cntter. " 1 think I ought to have one or two verses of poetry, and tuen a line or two at the bottom snthin like ' Meet me on the other shore,' you know. The cutter said he thought he could get up something, and she entered the office, and he took ont twenty-three sheets of foolscap and three pen-holders and set to work, while she held her breath for fear of disturbing his tbonghts. lie ground away for a while, scratched out and wrote in, and finally said he'd got the neatest thing that ever went upo- white marble. It read : in MF.Monr of HOMF.a CT.rNK, Who died October 13, 1S73. Aged 41 year. 7 months. 21 days. My hneb&nd was a noble man, Of roe he much did think ; And I'll never see another man Like my poor Homer Clink. " Tsn't that bnlly ?" asked the man as he finished reading the inscription. " It's purty fair, but ," replied tne wiaow. " Bat what, madam?" "Why. von see. he was good and kind, and was alius to hum nights, and all that, but I may find another man just as good, you know. I have said that I wouldn't marry again, but I may change my mind, and X guess we d bet ter tinker up that verse a little. And besides, you didn't get anything on the Dot torn. She went ont and rambled amono the tombstones, wbile the cutter ground away again, and just as she had become interested in a dog-fight ho called ber in and read tbe new inscription. The first part was as before, but his poetry rean : ' My hnsband is dead. My poor Homer Clink, Ana in tbe com gronna they nave laid bim He was alwavs home nights. Never cot into fighta. lint eatn come along and betraved him. " I f-hall meet him on the other shore, where all is lovely, and where sickness never cornea. " There, how's that ?" inquired the poet, a bland smile covering bis face. Seems to me as if that went right to tne neart The woman took the paper, reid the nonce over tour or hve times, and naal- l ' said " I don't want to seem partikler about this, and I know I'm makin' a good deal of trouble. Tbat would do for most any one else it's the real poetry, but I'd like snthin' kinder different, some how. He was a noble man. He never give me a cross word in his life not one. He d be out of bed at daylight start the fire, and I never got up till I heard bim grinding the coffee. He was a good provider, he was. He never bought any damaged goods because he could git 'em cheap, and be never scrimped me on sugar and tea, as some folks do. 1 can't help but weep when I think ot mm r She sobbed away for awhile, and then brightened np and said : Uf course. 1 11 meet him in heaven. It's all right. As I told you, I may never marry again, though I can t tell what I'll be driven to. Just try once more. one sat down to an old almanac. and the cutter resumed his pen. He seemed to get the right idea at once. and it wasn't fifteen minutes before be had tbe third notice ground out. It read: nt KFMORT of HOSTEK CLINK, Who died Oct. 13. 1873, Aged 41 yrs. 7 mos. 21 dys. He was the kindest sort o' man, He was a good provider; And when a friend asked him to drink He always called for cider. His wife she has a noble heart. And thongli ehe mav remarry; When'er she thinks of Homer Clink Her heart a sigh will carry. ' He baa crossed the dark river and found peace and good health." " That's good that jnst hits me 1" exclaimed the widow, tears coming to ber eyes. " 1 ve got to go and do some trading, and 1 11 be back in two hours. Put the inscription on handsome like, and i shan t mind sz extra. About noon her one-horse wagon backed np to the dealer's, and as the stone was loaded up the widow s face wore a quiet smile of satisfaction. Statistics of English Agriculture. We are indebted to the Country Gen tleman for tbe following condensed table of the most recent statistics of British agriculture, containing facts of great interest. Area in Aeree in N 1872. 1874. Under Wheat 3,598.957 3,630.300 rtariey 2.iiB,3ia 2,:si7.sS7 Oats 2.705.837 2,596,384 Total grain crops. 8,621,126 8,514,671 Potatoes 564.088 520.430 Other roots 2,083,507 2,133,336 Clover under rotation 4,513,451 4,340,742 Total green crops 7,161,046 6,994,508 Arable grass land 18,428,000 18,089.000 Otherpasture . .12,576,000 13,178,000 Total pasture 31,004,000 31,267,000 BUIUtT OF TUB ABOVE. Grain crops 8.621.126 8.514.671 Oreen crops 7,161,046 6,9?4,25S Pasture land 3i.oo4.oou 81,267,000 Aggregate 46,786,172 46,776,179 At present, attention is invited to the fact that lat year Ureat Britain bad 31,267,000 acres in pasture, beside 4,840,742 acres in "clover under rota tion." In the same year the total area in grain (wheat, barley and oats) was only 8,541,671 acres. These figures show conclusively that land in grass on whioh the tenant pays a heavy rent gives a better return to the farmer than land in grain, even where labor is as cheap as it is in England. In grass and clover there are over thirty-five million acres, and only eight and a half million acres in wheat, barley and oats combined. Depressing Reperls of Winter Wheat. Daring the past week the condition of the winter wheat in 330 counties has been reported to the Department of Agrisulture. About three I hundred counties of valleys of the Ohio and Mississippi, are represented which last year produced seventy million bushels of winter wheat, or sixty per cent, of the product of seven states from Ohio to Kansas. The average of the condi tion in these states is 63 per cent only, indicating f of a full crop if no im provement occurs ; in Kentucky 75 per cent ; Ohio 57 ; Michigan 62 ; Indiana 66 ; Illinois 63 ; Missouri 59 ; Kansas 87, though only thirty two counties in the latter state are represented. The condition is better in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia, though below an average. A few wheat counties in New York make extremely unfavorable returns. The portion to be replanted in other crops averages 14 per cent in the west or 1,260,000 in a breadth of 9,000,000 acres seeded. The largest proportion is 37 per cent in Missouri and Illinois ; 23 in Kansas and Indiana; 11 in Miobigan, Ohio 10 and Kentucky There will be very little replanting in the middle states except in New York. A Million Dollar Hammer. A German paper informs us that the famous steel works of Frederick Krnpp, of Essen, are about to receive a very mportant addition to their machinery. Tbe largest steam hammer in use at these works, at the present time, is one capable of working a mass of steel 50 tons in weight, and ereoted at a ooBt ot $560,000. It is now in contemplation to build a new steam hammer capable of beating up a mass of. steel of double the weight, namely, II HI tons. The new machine, it is estimated, will cost $1,000,000, and will be the most power ful in the world : and it may be ex pected that the size and weight of the Herman artillery will be enormously increased, as the new steam hammer will permit the working-up of larger masses of metal than, up to the present time, has been thought to be possible by scientiho engineers. A Negro Layman's Prayer. Alexander Clark gives in his Metb odist Recorder a graphic description of " A Sabbath in Richmond," and an account of his visit to the First African Baptist church, in that city. We take from it this specimen of characteristic natural eloquence : A layman being called upon to pray, led this part of the service in a fervent appeal to God, a plea at once eloquent in smile and musical in utterance. It was a pictured petition, vivid to the eye and pleasant to tbe ear. With a voice of elevated key, the pleader re counted the mercies of God, and be sought blessings from above. It may bave been indecorous in us, but the prayer was unique, so like a chant, a dream, and yet so like a o inverse with the listening G id, that we ventured to note down a few passages, while no less sharing the devotional spirit of the hour and place. TThe words spaced were prolonged and oircnmflexed in a higher key, as if the words of a song, while the inter vening words were uttered with a rapid ity almost beyond the apprehension : the final words of each sentence being pronounced in a low voice and with the falling inflection. I "Oh! Lord, our blessed Father of Love, thou k-n-o-w- s the 'dition of the worl'. Thou knows the p-o-r-e mis'abl' sinner despin' dy grace who turned his back upon dy call. Thou sees his footsteps in the w i-1 derness, and you sees de bloomin' roses grown' all 'ronnd de thorns de debit's a aharpen'n for his feet. In this dark way of sin and death, while de loud thunders of dy wrath r-o-1-1 in majea' in his ears, and de b-l-a-z-e of dy fury flash m sudden fore bis eyes, oh s-e-n-d your broodm spirit like a dove thro' de storm an' speak peace to his wretched soul 'fore 'tis e-v-e-r-lastin' to late 1 Show him de slippery rocks and de miry clay. Make him see dat Satan follows fas' trippin' at his heels, and hell yawns open to catch him when he falls, Oht 'rest him by de mighty p o-w e-r of dy grace. Ponr down your mbroy like rain from de summer clouds. Make him open his blind eyes to see de b-e-a-u-t-y of dy holiness a-shinin' in de face of your beloved Son like de rainbow wben de storm done gone and passed away. " Oh, thou, great King of Glory who tiles in de gol'n chariot in de New Jerusalem, above de sun. I seech an p-r-a-y you drive dy white horses down dis way ; and when de h-o-o-f-s of de horses strikes dis lower worl' and de dashin' wheels come in our eight, stop dy chariot at Washington city, and 'light in loving kindness at de door of dy servant, de President Grant, an' tell him 'xactly what to do. Soun' de tneanin' of your will into de C-o-n- g-r-e-e-s halls, an tell de great men 'thout their own axin' bow to serve dare oountry bea'. Purge de hearts of de eenatore and 'sentatives from de love of sin, an' 1 e-a-d dare stumblin' steps from the snares of hell. Help them to member dy servants in every s-o-r- r-o-w and temptation, as Jesus 'mem bers them. 1 bin ont the sire of honor and the love of salary from their s-o-u-l-s like suckers out'n corn ; and may your name be above every name, and d-y kingdom come into the high places and de low like tbe light of mormn comes to de hills an' de vallevs de same. Af'r leavin' Washington city, an' takin' dy time, drive your chariot down over de fields and reign up dy h-o-r-s-e-s of fire at the capital of Old Virgin'y. 'Light out at de Governor's door, and go into bis bouse an' tell bim what t ings he ought to say, an' show him what things he ought to do, like a i-a-t-h e r who struots his own chile. The Living Room. BT CXAJtENCB COOK. Let ni begin with the frank aban donment of any formal parlor, but. taking tbe largest and pleasantest and most accessible room in the house, let us give it up to the wife and children in the daytime, and to tbe meeting of tbe whole family when evening comes. There is not much need at the present time to emphasize this suggestion, for it is one which experience and necessity have already made to a good many people ; and now that the problem, "How to get a dwelling at a rent within moderate means is being solved by the increase of "flats" and apartment houses, the parlor must be given up. there being no provision made for it in the common plans. But it is by no means my notion that the living-room should be a homely. matter-ot-iaot apartment, consecrated to the utilities, while the Muses and Graces are left to kick their heels in the hall. On the contrary, we want in the living-room, for a foundation, that tbe furniture shall be the best designed and best made that we can afford, and all of it intended to be used and necessary to our com'ort ; notan article to be allowed that doesn't earn its living, and cannot prove its right to be there. These wants being provided for first, then we will admit the ornament of life casts, pioture, engravings, bronzes, books. chief nourishers in life's feast ; but in the beginning these are to be few. and of the choicest, and the greatest care is to be taken in admitting a new-comer. Tbe room, from the very first, ought to represent the culture of the family, what is their taste, what feeling they bave for art ; it should represent them aelves, and not other people ; and the troublesome fact is, that it will and must represent these, whether its owr-ers would let it or no. If young people, after they have secured the few pieces of furniture that must be had, and made sure that they are what they ought to be, have some money left to get a picture, an engraving, or a cast, they ought to go to work to supply this want as seriously as they would the other, which seems the more necessary, but in reality is not a bit more necessary. X look upon this ideal living-room of mine as an impor tant agent in the education of life ; it will make a great difference to the chil dren who grow up in it, and to all whose experience is associated with it, whether it be a beautiful and cheerful room, or only a homely and bare one. or a merely formal and conventional one. -The relation of these things to education is all that gives any dignity or poetry to the subject, or makes it allowable for a reasonable man to give much thought to it. But it has a real vital relation to life, and playa an im portant part in education, and deserves to be thought about a great deal more than it is. It is therefore no trifling matter whether we hang poor pictures on our walls or good ones, whether we select a fine oast or a second-rate one. We might almost as well Bay it makes no difference whether the people we live with are first-rate or second-rate. Aeribner. American Apples in England. Nothing astonishes the English more than our system of barreling apples. In that country the crop is placed thin ly on shelves, in fruit houses con structed especially for the purpose, and no one thinks of sending them long distances to market. Our Rhode Island Greenings and Baldwins, therefore, which now go there in barrels in im mense quantities, surprise them consid erably. A good deal of this is, perhaps, due to the varities we send there. A few years ago the Newtown pippin was the great American apple in the London market ; hut since the failure of that variety, those two named have in a measure taken its place. It is not, however, that these apples should reach the English markets in such ex cellent condition after being merely barreled up that so astonishes tbe i English ; the price is also a wonder, for after being sent so far, they can still be sold at a prioe tbe English can hardly touch with their own fruit. This speaks well for the progress of American frnit culture. Tub Milwaukee Whisky Ring have employed Ben Butler to assist Matt Carpenter in their defense. A Lesson to DrufrgiHts. The oletk of a druggist in New Or leans recently sold spirits of camphor for camphor water. It was adminis tered to a patient and produced death. A suit was brought aeainst the drug- irist for damages, and it has just been disposed of by the supreme court of Louisiana, which held that the defend ant was primarily liable, and also liable for tbe acts of bis clerk in tne regular discharge of his business. The court declared that the law does not place a community in the position of being poisoned by mistakes, with no one to be held responsible therefor. If it was the master who did the wrong he is re sponsible. If it was his servant who did it, he is still responsible, for the master is responsible for the acts of his servant when done in the course of his usual employment. Such decisions as these are necessary to keep the dis pensers of poisonous drugs and com pounds up to a proper degree of watch fulness. In all cities there is far too much carelessness displayed in relation to this matter. In some cases incom petent assistants are pnt in position in drug stores on the principle of econo my. A few hundred dollars are saved each year on the salary of clerks, and the proprietors take the chances. In other instances clerks are suffered to get into careless habits, and in this manner mistakes occur of a fatal char acter. But when the druggists are held to a strict and rigid accountability, not only for their own mistakes but for those of their assistants and clerks, there will be fewer mistakes and fewer deaths from tbe dispensing of improper drugs. Smt has the most alluring eyes, a lit tle Grecian nose. She wears the most bewitching guise, and particolored hose! Her touch cau thrill one strange ly when one clasps her in the dance at least, they tell me so but then, I never had the chance ! A Word in Season. Health is a blessing, which comparatively few en joy in all its fullness. Those endowed by nature with robust frames and vig orous constitutions should be careful not to triflle with them. When we enter the seasons of period ic fevers, the increased heat of the snn develops a miasma which pervades the air. The evil is inextinguishable ; our duty to guard against it is imperative ! Fortunately for those whose lot is cast in low marshy districts or new clear ings, nature provides a cure and pre ventive. Dr. Walker's California Vine nar Bitters are endowed with rare pro phylactic or disease-preventing powers, and as "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure," should be taken in the full vigor of health, eo as to fortify the system against the assault of summer disease, and thus secure by their life-giving, strengthening, restor ative, and antiseptic virtues, a defense against atmospherio poison. To Lead all Cohpetitobs is the aim of the proprietors of tiie Wilson shuttle sew ing machine. Zl is ftanded on the very best principles known to sowing machine science, and improvements, in advance of all other Bewing mnr.itines, are being adopted constant ly. The WUsoa i rapidly gaining the prefer ence of au i taiUes that are acquainted with sowing niacin -ed, and it ban already taken the front raua amo c tbe first-class machines of this coantry : and its price, owing to its being mfinufa.tnted where labor and material is rrii :h heacer tban in eastern oities, is fifteen doll vs i- ss than all otber H rat-class machines. Marines will be delivered at any railroad station in this comity, free of transportation ofiarc;es, if ordered through the company's branch house at 189 Canal street, New Orleans, La. They send an elegant catalogue and cliromo circnlar free on application. This company want a few more good agents. It is often remarked by strangers vis iting onr State that we show a larger propor tion of good horses than any other State in the Union. This, we tell them, is owine to two principal reasons : In the first place, we breed from tbe very best stock ; and in the second place, onr people use Sheridan's Caval ry Condition Powders, which in our Judgment are of incalcnlable advantage. Johnson's Anodyne JAniment will give more relief in cases of Chronic Rheuma tism, no matter how severe, than any other article known to medical men. Used internal ly and externally. Dr. Tntt's Expectorant Is prepared by a physician of twenty-five yeara practice and is a compound of rare excellence. A nasi UF A THOUSAND. A Oombcmptivb CtTBFjn. When dea'.h was bonrlv expect d lrcm Consumption, all remedies having failed, accident led lo a dipcovery whereby Dr. H. Jatnedrutet -ilsoaly child with a preparation of Cat nabi -:e now (rlvee recipe free on receipt of two stamps c pav nitonae. There ia not a attigle vniZftotl: of consumption tbat it does not dissipate Ni at sweats, Irrtalionof the Nerves, Difficult Ex pectoration t Mp ralua in the Linns, Nausea at the Hccrcacu. ni Hot of the Bowels, and Waiting of the feasc-e sddt e CRADDOCK & CO.. 1U32 Race -tren . l.-'aoelpoia. Pa,, giviog name of this paper. Fo lishly spent money paid for children' shoes not nrote t- edbrSIL.VBU.TlPM. Two weeks Is ation'. the time It takes a smart, active cht d to ventil ate i he toe uf a sbo-. slLVKR TIPS the omy prevenuttit e. .lanrd ;o think of nsi" threadM . iia will rot, or pfri mm ; r jk end fi.il out- Tofasteul tli 3nifjOt bootaann h tt is tbe only meUiod it at win noia. - rrn Esch We. UOLO PUNCH, frkk. 4 Address Palmer. Altera dt Co.. hu Louis- ate o ftOfl per d? t borne. Terms free. Addreat 13 f,ft,U Gko. Htinbon A Co.. Portland. Maine $200 a month to avents everywhere. Addresa KXCBLHIOB n'P'S JU.t rUCUUU, XIXICU. T7TTnrra OUB BUDGET fiw," send yonr friend. UUUUU Address W. J. 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When once ad ust' d. no motion can be worn with ease and comfort wben no spring of the body or accident can it -place It. These In stiuments have the umjwaliflsd auprowU of tbe most eminent practitioners lu the pretention. Prom the numerous testimonials lu our posses sion we append tbe following:, " After the experience of mon ths, patients testi fy strongly to the ejfieaey. ss well as to the com and freedom from Inconvenience with wbicb ine in strument Is worn. With super or advantages, the Llatic Trut possesses in a nlh degree ALL re quisltea and qualifications claimed tor other Inven tions. I bave no hesitation in regarding it as an Important means for. tbe relief and cure of Her nia J. af. OA KNlXJH AN. M D. Ki Health Office of the Port of New York rtor seon -in-Cbief i f Hew York Hi ate Hopiatai." etc. Oao. V. Horrsa, M. D., Superintendent Elastic Trass Oo. Dear Sir A flerjsnfTerfng- for thirty years. In my own person, from the use of every form of Metallc Truss procurable in this country and In F.urope. l.two years a, applied your ta'ie, Trut and since that time I t ave experienced com fort, and satisfaction, and been tauht the troth tht the Elastic Truss is tbe only lustra men t that should be used for the relief and cure of Hernia ; and now alUr more than thirty years con tl noons practice, and naving adjusted many hundreds ot Trasses (And for tbe last twenty months yours ex clusively). I gratefully declare tt to be my deli ber ate opinion, that your JSlattte Trus is the only one entitled to the confidence of the public ; that elas ttcity is the only power at all adapted to the re quirements of a Truss or Supporter, and am con vinced that your Atotte Trut actually cures a large proportion of all cases to which It Is applied, not only among children, but In numerous cases within my own knowledge of patients from IVilo 75 years of atte. :H. BTJKNHAaf, M. D.. 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Walker's California VI n. egar Bitters are a purely Vegetable preparation, aiade chiefly from tlie na tive herbs found on the lower ranges ol the Sierra Nevada, mountains of Califor nia, the medicinal properties of which are extracted therefrom without the oca of Alcohol. The question is almost daily abked. "WTiat is the cause of the unparalleled success of Vinkoab Bit teksI " Our answer is, that they remov the cause of disease, and the patient re covers his health. They are the frreat blood purifier and a lifo-givlnp; principle, a perfect Renovator and InvigoraUrt of the system. Never before in tbe history of the world baa a medicine been compounded potweKHing the reumrkahle inalities of Vmkoar Bittbrs in healing the tick of every dieae man is heir to. They we a gentle Purgative ae woll aa a Tonic, relieving Coneemum or Inttaminata-." ol rhe liiver and Visceral Organs, in IflUon, Diiteaeea. The properties of Dr Walkfu'i Fiks-uae ISittkrs are aperient, Diaphoretio, Canninafcive. Nutritious, Laxative, IMnrntio, Sedative, Counter-irritant, budorifie, Altera tive, and Anti-Blliotu- Grafefal Thousands proclaim Vnc. EGAS Bitters the most wonderful In vigorant that ever sustained the sinkina system. n o rerson can tane tnese is i iter according to directions, and remain long unwell, provided their bones are not de stroyed by mineral poison or othei means, and vital organs wasted beyond repair. Bilious. Remittent and Inter mittent Fevers, which are so preva lent in tho valleys of our great riven throughout tbe Cnlted States, especially those of the Mississippi, Ohio, Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee, Cumberland, Arkan sas. Bed, Colorado, Brazos, Kio Grande, Pearl, Alabama, Mobile, Savannah, & anoke, James, and many others, witn their vast tributaries, throughout our entire country during the Summer and Autumn, and remarkably so during sea--sons of' unusual beat and dryness, are invariably accompanied by extensive de rangements of the stomach and liver, and other abdominal viscera. In tbeir treatment, a purgative, exerting a pow erful influence upon these various or gans, is essentially necessary. There is no cathartic for the purpose equal to Db. J. Walkkb's Vinegar BimtRa, as they will speedily remove the dark colored viscid matter with which the bowels are loaded, at the same tirre stimulating the secretions of tbe liver, and generally restoring the healthy functions of the digestive organs. Fortify the body against disease by purifying all its Quids with Vixeoab Bitters. No epidemic can take hold of a system thus fore-armed. , Dyspepsia or Indigestion, Head ache, Pain in the Shoulders, Cough, Tightness of the Chest, Dizziness, Soar Eructations of the Stomach, Bad Taste in the Mouth, Bilious Attacks, Palpita tation of the Heart, Inflammation of the Lungs, Pain in tbe region of the Kid neys, and a hundred other painful symp toms, are the offsprings of Dyspepsia. One bottle will prove a better guarantee of its merits than a lengthy advertise ment. Scrofula, or King's Evil, wfilfo Swellings, Dicers, Erysipelas, Swelled Neck. Goitre, Scrofulous Inflammations, Indotecs Inflammations, Mercurial Affections, OlS Sores, Eruptions of the Skin, Sore Eyes, eto. In these, a in all other constitutional lria eases, Walker's Vixeqar Bitters have shown their great curative powers in toe most obHtinate and Intractable cases. For Inflammatory and Chronlo Rheumatism, Gout, Bilious, Remit tent and Intermittent Fevers, Diseases at the Blood, Liver, Kidneys and Bladder, these Bitters have no eqnaL Such Diseases are cansed by Vitiated Blood. Mechanical Diseases. Persons en gaged in Paints and Minerals, such aa Plumbers, Type-setters, Gold-beaters, and Miners, as they advance in life, are subject to paralysis of tbe Bowels. To guard against this, take a dose of Walker's Via. boar Bitters occasionally. For Skin Diseases, Eruptions, Tet ter, Salt-Khenm, Blotches, Spots, Pimples, Pustules, Boils, Carbuncles, King-worma, Scald-head, Sore Eyes, Erysipelas, Itch, Scurfs, Discolorations of the Skin, Humors and Diseases of the Skin of whatever name or nature, are literally dug up and carried ont of the system in a short time by the use of these Bitters. Pin, Tape, and other Worms, lurking in the system of so many thousands, are effectually destroyed and removed. Ho system of medicine, no vermifuges, no an thelmintics will free the system from worms like these Bitters. For Female Complaints, In young or old, married or single, at the dawn of wo manhood, or the turn of life, these Tonic Bitters display so decided an influence that improvement is soon perceptible. Cleanse the Vitiated Blood when. ever you find its impurities bursting through the skin in Pimples, Eruptions, or Sorei cleanse it when you find it obstructed and sjnggish in tbe veins; cleanse it when it IU foul; your feelings will tell you when. Seep the blood pure, and the health of the system will follow. K. If. McDOMALD 4l CO., Druggists and Gn. A (rt... San Franeisoo, CaUrorola, and oar. ot' Washington and Charlton Sta.. N f . Sous . ill UruaarlsLs mud Dealer.. LiVHabit Cured A eertsin and ran core, without tiieonYaiileooaL ud at homo. An antidote that stands purelyn ita own merits. Send for my qnartenjr magasirja (U cost you notkinff), containing; certificates of houlmU that have been permanently cured. I cUlm to hava discovered and produced the riUT, oueuiAl AlTB OVLT STB1 CTJR FOB OPlrM BATXX0. ItR . H n. af-ahl I Itia w n a- w B. M. WOOLfiY.Sole A gt. Southern 8tm(s Aiimnitv, fjtsu OPIUM HABITCURED at Boms, ISO Publicity. Tyrm moderate. Time Bhort Four rears ot no nara lr led straeera. Dencrlberaaa, 4.00 lettimoniaU. Atltlre Dr. F.KMxrv,gu) ncyt W .ch. OPIUM MORPHINE MBIT spssdiijr rured by Dr. bark's onij known and snre BnMdjr. SO CHARGE tor treatment until cured. Call on or address DR. 4. C. BECK, If Joke Straat, l!lin"TI. OHIO. DR. WHITTIER. lfo. 61T St. Charles Street. St. Louis, Ms,, cob Inues to treat all cases of ob-taelea to marriage. blood impsritleH.. 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