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To MOTHERS. VF, ARIC ASSKRTINft IN TIIK COURTS OUR EIGHT TO tiik exclusive use ov Tin: word castoria," and "PITCHER'S CASTORIA," AS OUR TRADEMARK. , DR. SAMUEL PITCHER, of Hyannis, Massachusetts, was the originator of "CASTORIA' the same that has borne and docs now bear yfr - on every the fac-simile signature of Cax: wrapper. This is the original "CASTORIA" which has been used in the homes of the Mothers of America for over thirty years. LOOK CAREFULLY at the wrapper and see that it ? the hind you have always bought yfr - on the and has the signature of OAii: wrap per. No one has authority from me to use my name except The Centaur Company, of which Chas. H. Fletcher is President. Do Not Be Deceived. Do not endanger the lift; of your child by accepting a cheap substitute which some druist may offer you (because he makes a few more pennies on it), the in gredients of which even ho does not know. "The Kind You Have Always Bought" BEARS THE SIGNATURE OF Insist on Havmg The Kind That Never Failed You. ThC CIMfAUR COMPANY, TT MWHXAY bTRtlT. MlCB CITT. YUM COUNTRY FILL Or COLD. Lack of Men and Food Old Rtvr Beds Yield tho Precious Mettil. Seattle, Wash., .July -Jo -In addition to the $l..r'0.U)'J) in old hrouht down on the lioanoke from St. Michaels, it is fstiiatcd that the di itfts will arrer:tte f l.OUO.UOO more, making tho total amount of 'old ami drafts. ;im,iiih. Dawson ('ity, N. V. T., -Juno via. Seattle, Wash., .July -'U - The nut. put of mines of the Yukon region thin year, while it has rea- hed between $ 1 (J, ii mi and ? lo. imhi. (Mill has dN. appointed even the more conservative est'nu ijes made hisL tail, based on tin prospects then existing. Thri things have eon! rihutcd t o sip ir t . 11 t his pi in-'s cieati up iiie Cat. idi in ioap. the lack ot it i 1 1 and the :.iek of sti n-xih'-n-VZ food. lne of the nio.t p( in i nent OlVll elilneefs oil 1 1n- I'.i : lie co it . u !,. has spent this winier in tin mines, ims sail: 'oi si.terin; the t.iei that U th'ii) L'.lyoo poorly tsi m.-r. ha i' t ten out ti's uintef iilmos; sr,.owii.ooi, the Klondike li .s made a sli.e.vin in.it en. titles it t i e -tlslderati-.U :i the efeates- gravel de.iit ii! ei.em-e and the richest iu i lie woi ; i. I'm- pi e er mine of (.' ilifoi tii i in e.rly d i s ui-e its oniv lival. I'l"' L'le'l' vteie ot til-- lieDC'h- clainis o.i r ien -e. (it t. little ;tnd Iii Skookum uh-lr.s Kiiiiium- to be the wonder el mining men in t he interior of Alaska. I nee benr.be., iy0 ,,d river beds whien 'rive ljeej -broken up by an eruption of the earth. A continuation Of the old liver bed has been found near Hunker creek ami while but little prospecting h-is b'-eu dor.'' it is thought it will lion oiii very well. Kl Jl lado and li hi m. i .i-' ks hn.e proved all that w.-is expected ol theiii.' The editor of the Kvau- City. I'a.. (Jlobe, wi itcs, "(Jne Minnie ( oiijh ('ure is rightly mmieil, It cutet my children ufter idlolhtr r medies faded." It cures coughs, cohls a ti j -.11 tliroat and urur troubles. 5 s. WcUh. i a o-rTivi r J Lewi Shoes hnve a (rreat mnny (rood points strf LKtli.Htyle, Unu- J ty but tiielr larn Is largely uue to their lusting qaalitle ; that in why they are called J. D. LEWIS CO'S "Wear Resisters" For men, women and rhlldren. Look for the name mLk.vi ' on very aboi-. Made only by the J. B. LEWIS CO., Boitoi, lui. LEWIS WEAR RESISTERS" II I V M l V J I Uwmf I axe sold ty F. K. POLLASKY, Ai.ma. DiFOl.Lsi 10 .NOIARIKS. Pet s:oa V'oucliers Mast Me Executed Properly. It-cent inves'iation had by the bu reau of pensions toaseertain the methods employed by public oll'n iuU in execut in; pension vouchers, ha demonstrated tin almost total disregard of the hiws and regulations pvermrir the subject. It is dearly evidenced that the illegal, lax, indilb-ient and peilunctory ptoce duie now extant Iris beeoine a menace to the proper and sale conduct ot the affairs of this Ibireati. ko far as it re lates to the payment of pensions, and efforts are contemplated to correct the exist i n il buses. Whi'e it U believed that many olll-i-i ils who ai' in t he execution of pen- s'oii olehe have no c-UeeptioU of their -1 i i ii ' tt i 1 ii-i'e!:!y in the premises, it is e.pr.iliy c. nain that tinny others to secure an advtt.te in the numeri cal number of ia-ir cli-nt:ie, know ingly and wilfully resort to iolatioiis ot tie j-nv. To the end that the tormer class may profit by this noiiee, tins circular is isic d. There can !.e n i just itieation in the prevalent ha-te and laxity existing in many ollicos, by which post ilatiuu', taNe certitieat ion. tulse claim and "stock'' . it ncs-.es h ive beeoiie- a factor in the administr.tt i. in and ackn iwlednieiit of per.siim vom'he: 6. It is the intention of this lbueau, where tie facts vij'inint sii -h jictiou, to institute crimimt! proceedings ijrainst th' parties who indulge m these .Ih-al and iiieular practices and they are warned a eor-ni. I'y following strictly lin- instruct if t-s piin'ed iu e;ien vouidicr, the matters complained ot my le entirely remedied. Forest Hill. ilnteii-lel f(,r I.-it week.) ICdward Cieech's barn hurned last Wednesday with lh acres f hay, some fTraiii, one harness au! some other tilings. Cause of tie unknown. In stiled for '.'oU. Bessie Small went to Ann Arbor Monday to have her eyes examined, and (Just i Mey went at the. same time to have Ids throat treated. Ih-tt Hamilton had the misfortune to cut hi- bi toe ejuite badly, while iu bathing. MrsL'live Ihi'dvvin started f r Chicago Wi'flnesdiiy, where her husband ha lcen at work forsfime tune. They will make tint their future home. Thomas Kayeraft and family are Iisa Ini; an outing at Crystal this week. Ike llemiershot is homo aain. A line rain Tuesday that everyone appreciated ami made the farmers re joice.. "I think Dt'Witl's Witch Iluel Salvt ' the fines prep:tmtifti fiti the markt lor piles." Ho writes John C Dunn, of Wheeling, W. Va. Try it jind you will think the same. 1 also euros ec'.-tna and all ?kin disease, li. S. Vchh. The best selection that could possi bly bo made" said a prominent republi can, when told of the convention' choice for chairman of the county coin in it tee. ST. LOUIS. Tlu-y say Sunda) Was I In holiest I :iy it tin mm.iiii i :it . Eighteen t i kets we M from 1hi plaee to ! ! J'il .Slii)l:iV. I . and Mrs. (i. A llnM tier re turned from their wedding trip lal Thursday. (!. V i iri''iti weot in MiddMon last Thursday afti r Mrs. Yeringt n, il luming Saturday. o- S.v n tiui'it and family of Illi. nea were the guests ol l'rank 15 icon aii'l W lo last S . Hi d.l V . . V. lViyno will occupy tho K'lnp Ihmim , cm r ! .agi aw ami ln , just vacat' tl l) Frank IJaoou. Tin balloon ascension last Thursday was an umjualilied success m any pro nouncing it as good as tlu-y ever saw. MUs Mary 1'. Jlolcomb h-tt t sterday tor TaiilHille, Connecticut whore sin expects ti visit fi M'inis for some time. Kiii ii.. ( 'ohenour. who has been visit, j maintenance w hen put dow n ha - la rar ing lr. and Mr.. Cohonour the past j .v I"-" l'-t si ,1.1 of. Many, indeed ha e-su ppo'-ed, a ud some ha i asserted, id. d ,v. icuimil im Oncg., ;...ia y u p,.,, .,i,ee laid it sho-ild not be Wheel, i ;;eees-aiy to touch tie 111 lor rill's. l-r.'.nk 15.cn lnsmoed j s",, as :in' rfdieally uron- and, if acted upon, lead to disastrous re lioh! elVei-U to tl.t il U-e hite oeeUjv.ed k. j t bv 1I. M A CoA'deli, on aiu:iv. stieet. Ml s. I.:. ne, el I l ilt , i -bed Mrs. J". W. I iv Mbon tl.e latter p in ot I ist We. k. ';lie letliri.ed to liei in .Ihel's ill A mi. i, r i id iy . Frank Tucker, the well known actor is nn ut the university h'-pital at Ann Arbor vvheiehe willuud ;;o ti:e am- ptitatiou ot his injuied h-j. J a: lies Sh-iw 1 tl Tuesd i i nil in his regular tii; north on the Ann Alitor. Jim, by the way is working up a nice trade iu produce iu those northern towns Hon. C. W. Martin, V . S. consul at Amlieistbui!;. Cauad;.. was the guest oyer Sunday of his I t loT-i 1 -law 11. .L Tue-er. He returned to his post Mod- da", taking with him his niece Miss Mary lugei. Mrs. .John ISurns went to Ionia last nd-iy after lu-r molher who H troubled (ui,e seriously with a heart complaint, j .. l olli,1Lr ;nwl fainn. t an returning Saturday night with her, j,,e( piate system of care and mainte Mrs. S infold will probably stay the ; mince after they are constructed. rest .if the summer. " ' W, ,KIV, n'I" :,,'',1,-v l'""''! t the feature? neees-ary to fibtain and main K. (Joiug took, n- started to take, n ' tain jrood m;i-od;im roiids, and no eom- vacatioii last week but was c.ibed back , bvatele-ran. owing to the amount ol ; " . " , . , : work at the roller u.i.ls. I he uH : time he goes it will be to a point not , reachaii!.- by telegraph. j ..... I lie action ot the American hxph'i 1 company in compelling its p uions to pa tli'- revenue tax on shipmen's ami is not -cry creditable. There is no reason why ibis corporation should imi pa lis sh.i'e of the expenses of the war illsleid ol shouldering it oil on the peo ple. A little concerted act ion alitor the business men of St. L"UIS Would bring this company to time. cooi) thim; for asiilky. Afhk-y World Suyn Cml u Hum Thimr. The T S. V M. K. IL has been put - ting iliiwn a new well near the watci t-.i.L .:..i tliis morn lo' when . iiWIl'.MIi teet a fee; of line coal was struck UlM'.erMI leel OI samisoilie ami oeiween that :iml 1! her lock. Uulike oiher investigation that have . . . . b -n made and are le-Mig made, as soon as It was au eslablished fet, I' was eeiier.-tlly reported :tml plenty d specimens call be procured al the well. , . , We w d try and keep our readers in- 1 formed as it progresses ami hope that all things of interest will be reported .0 ,.s ...... . 1 11.. REAL KSf ATE TRANSFERS. I'lfd Mil. Uoli ntnl f In M II butlil'op I . f sfe Xl Seville llr-rt Wumlwai I ( Kdwiii A Hester hit s Oulfi ev's ml. I X Imi. 1 I. A si,;1ri !' A W W 1 iKlit lit "I s lif nf sv si c I ami n hf of nw see H I'ine 1 1 1 e r Ileiuv liiislmw li K.I I.allirep w lit of lie sec 1 sunnier Mel t Won.lwiinl Mini wife to W W Klm-li :tnt vf rt : Culfrfv's J. t Alum .1 N I'oleinau atnl wife in I A Kn-lin-sv of sh see I I Wheeler A N liowc ami w f toll b IhVe Hint rf nv or f er 1" 111K.I ' !i 10 "f se see l'i :ln.l s -" 11 ff se of lie see Iti l-'llltoli I! l I :i lor aii'l wf to Until rl:irk t of Hi. nf hh sec 'M AlllKl s:,.i 11 Wi.K, .M'ld.eo 7i 0 00 IJiNi.en ,VHI (II 1 1 1 im 1 , oil. (I 'lo.u.o Win W. -l iin l w t ti W 1 :iMr tt niel vf lie .-I ii sc.- n N.-rili Star W T Niii.ln tl iiii-l ! to W West hii-I wf h'.V " f tie .v I'. II Ollllt'iW W A ItlM til -I 's to I' f'lllllklill l Ot s.' of i-i- an-l s lit .. n hf of se e. lii North sh;et.- ( ill lie I III WII to T I r llkllll t f Se of s - an.l s .f ol 11 lit of se s,.,- I ) at. a n hi f nw see Norlh Shade Julia i:- vnel.ls et al fo T Frunkliii pi of s of HIkI s lit ot tl hf of se sec ' ami 11 hf ol nw s-i- North Shade. . . . MHi-iaMniUi to I' I r'inkliii pt oT s (f ( nnd s hf of 11 hf of se see ntnl 11 hf of nw see -J North h;.I- .iHS-rtveret al to Ilrtie K Kimiiiel ,, sS. s. I'ollipei W I". 1 -.i .11 tin.! Hflnl.' I'afton pt of lot r. I.rv 17 llatini-ter W S li.uu's im.lwf to A W W'rk'ht nw of e sc 'J A-cad.l r..v.i" . , a 1 .. 1 .... Japan has ordered f ur of her heavy 1 warsnips 10 me rnnupniues io reini-nce her already large lleet in those waters In the event of international cmpli .1 i-ii 1 .1 cation- the admiral luis been instructed to co-oix.'iate with the American and British admirals. Japan's action may by but a tra, bi.t it shows which way ho international wind is blowing. " NEED CONSTANT CARE. Iloiif HoiitU Itrqiilre A I ten t Ion ut All SfiiMOiiM of lit Year l I're wiit IIUIn tvu rullou. A subject of Importance which ha I.ot yet i ct i ctl the attention it le- i quires i-i brought to the- fore by astnte ment recently made to tin; ollVct that "the smooth surf act! of the New .lor- Key stone roan's, so much almircil liy bicycle ilders, is rapid ly diva ppea ri i.g, . owing to the infreipieney ot rains iu j uiinimcr, the prev aleia-e of sweeping, winds, and the absence of trees and hedges Irom llie road-ide. '1 h" f1 isi n- , tcgrat ion of the .ew .Jersey stone roads csp-cin!ly of those oer whieii ; a constant stream of heavy unguis , roll into the oit v markets, must ooncr or later raise he question of tl.e c- j pedicney of eivinif a part of the annual slate appropriation to the repair of the roads on the sa i no plan of t!i isi n; of cost upon which i.ew roads are: built." , j Up to the present time so much at tention has been giwn to elVortslol secure hard ro.-id.s, and convMernt ions ; of how thev should be laid, that their , s a n,;,tt,.r ,,f frict, macadam roads ' retpiire constant attention and care I if they are to be Kept ill Jjood efilidi-i tion. the jri-eatest efficiency scoured! from them, and economy of m;iinte-! mince mairitnim d. All these thinirsj will :iry lareely wit h tin- cliriraeter and fpialitv of the roinN, some reipdr- ine- attention niech more ouichlv ;md i far more constantly than others, but t1"' principle of m:.inten;,nee is the j sii me for a 1 1 1 All stone ro.tds are liable to 'Mis in- I i . . ' j t( i'r:it ion" under certain conditions, j ' iil.d will speedily be ruined if the ten-j deney is not cheeked iit the outset or, 1 better still, warded off, so to speak, by constant care and attention. The i smooth surface disappears, ruts form, j ; water settles in them, ami the road i iTadunllv breaks 110. I ( J The tr'ol1,,f. itll Tnnnv of the y,.w , ; Jersey roads is not, due iart icularly ! j to the winds or "a Vise nee of trees and j I '"te' Jr.,.., tl.e roadside," but it is 1 due to four uriuemal causes, fine of w,jc, js "infrctpieney f rains in summer." and the others nrethe ex- -s.ve tise f, clay for U,l,ff pur- , Iikwkc In 'iiiiklninllnir Uin r,.nitu tnwuf inunity which builds tlu-m can afford j to f.verlf.fdc th-m. vi.: th.iroueh drain- aire; abundant rollimr of each laver of , s1uMp ai ur ( hiy fnrt "bindinir" purposes: and n complete system of care find repair, which in-: Volvos the com taut employment of a ! tl,-,nii , . . ' , KUitabio force fif men to beep ro;ids 0l,.:,n. fill up tho vmallest ruts as they 1 appear, and regular sprinkling iu dry weat her. ( if n id Tloads. AN INFALLIBLE TEST. "Nil ut tlio lllejele Hnm Done lit In: liri-MN the NM-eil.v of IiiiimI Ktutil 011 the I'uhlle lln.l. The roiidiness f wheelmen to find fault with the condition of most high- ( ways has, at times, aroused nun -h tin- fiuorablc comment, pa rt icu!;i rly in the earlier davs of food mads a-'itii- ; : tjOM( vhen the subject was far less ; perfectly understood than :it present. ! ' ' 1 1 . . . ii- : .. . . 1 1 ... 1 1 .1 . ' 1 11c jm. ooe-srl 1 u co c , us.oic w n .( .1 1 ucy ili'illirn i-n t x,-. ., w. .-; I I...1I,- ... ... .,; ..... ', ... um uni iiiuiic, .iiiii 11 ;is i;oi 11111:1 , btgail to tleMion-tlilte its unier- I sally-In neliecnt rtVeet-, that the jmsi- ,iun ,jf the cyclist begai to be at all j ; iij.pn ciiitt d. 1 . j i or fenerations, those who tised the highways had been satisfied to plod ' ' alotig us best they might, behind steeds ; bat "'"M no int. lligible com- i 1 plaint. traeliiif as little as possible in ' . . . ' . . the ban seasons and never considering ,1U1I1V wavs (l(.v ssttUt i. tidvautaged if firm roadways in every direction cmaneipafed them frfm the reign of King Mud. I5ut the bicycle opened fresh vistas and started new lines of thoueht. The patient beast no longer trudged along through mud fiver rocks, ruts and stumps, updiiil and down while the! driver indolently boonecd along in the v,., ;,.),. 1. ,;,,,! J,,,,. (n tM. vheel, the J rider, driver and motor are one. and im- ! mediately awakens tf a keen and re- j nlizing sense of the ro;nl bemath him. ! v,.,-y ejiange in grade is registered by 1 , human nercs; ivory depression, rfnk, 1 or stretch fif sand causes a shock to a human backbone, ami calls for greater energy. With bad conditions a severe strain is put upon t he at tent ion. pleas ure is destroyed and wearisome labor takes its place. ' The bicycle showed conclusively that ,l ,,u' roads were wrong, and it largely Indi cated the extent fif their imperfection. "''It. thereby set in motion the forces that have in ten years nccomjdished '.Mi'to Inm,, jM)(i are working toward the ac I complishment fif much more under the ,(,,H,1 power of the Inevitable logic of events. liM.ini, (Ififid l!oadx. III) I 1 r,oiiiiitleiil Itftml II 11 1 1 11 11 ir. i Tn Amadorloount v. Cab. thev nre 1 building a stretch of macadam rond 1 . , , , , t , bv (lav labor, and figure the cost to , be $2TT7 )r n)iU, jn,tr.ui nf $5i(kk, n ! asked for In the bid received. The members of the bureau of higlrwaya ple their services, Tr.ni. in n iv u..r.i.. Next to good fchools, upon good roads depend the future welfare nnd prosperity of our Nevv Kngland conn- try towns. Portsmouth Times. mm PrtATISVCMroV'sJ ROlJ!RtlNQCOOMC. 1 Ml Omc 5M ocr tm:s.t-k V'll.L "'! or akv oir jt.'.m. '4 IffKtOKUK lOW'. K: A' pAVtN,CCflh. 1 r& i exact reprocJucticn i cf il:.- oi'.'.co rriginaK3 by Muville, which will be given you ABSOLUTELY i il ty you-- Ki'occi on cotiditir.nu named below. These Plaques arc 4 j i.iKs i. i (.iif.inilrc!ie, are free cf any sugKcstion of advertising whatever, ui: 1 v . l t.rn.im it the most elegant apartment. Mo manufacturing cortcr:i i v. l;-; 2 ?;av : a , vay such va'uable presents to its customers. Thy arc r.ot far zuU: at r.yj price, and can Lc obtained only in the manner specif ed. T!:e si Lj. cts a American W'il 1 Duckv, American P?ic.siMt, I'ti'iyli Oun.'I, Lnvrnsu i'io.pc. The birds are handsomely tmbosstd ?.nd c4-.."1 out natural r.o !if?. F.sch Plaque is bordered with o. bci d cf ec!d. ELASTIC STARCH has been the standard fcr 25 years. TWH.NTY-TWO MILLION packages of this brand were rcld last year. That's how good it is. ASK YOUR I) I-ALL R to show you the plaquts and td! ycu about Elastic Starch. Acctpt r.o substitute. II you ! Her In m -'ics, hoi!, pimple-, or f - o r r.eives -no nk and your y te n !t:n liown. V"ii shouhl t,ke Homf S o-.-ipiiiil! 1. l ie- London Spectator ot l ist week in ac it'f-al ai ticle mi the war point out the dMlicultios and danger's t lit United States will have to coiition', with the possibility of continental intervention, and sa s that the real key to the whole i iUmti((n y jn tu, (j it;()n ) hi. 1 1 j - - to w hat the feeling would be in tin? face of the foreign co 11 ple-a' ions it l as the following to say : O s -rvors can but guess from the evii'- n-' atl'orded ly natiounl character, and b; the history of the cp-at war of HUMPHREYS' WITCH HAZEL ojtjtl. CPilos or Hemorrhoids Figures A; Fistulas. Bin 11s & Scaldir. I I Wounds ev Bruises, Cuts cv Sores. R Boils A- Tumors. Eczema & Eruptions. Salt Rheum & Tetters. E Chopped Hands. Fever Blisters. Sore Lips A Nostrils. Corns & Bunions. Stings & Bites of Insects. Three Sics, 25c, 50c. and Sl.OO. SiM Ij.v ilniKKNtx, -r M-ut ist juJJod ree. li'tof itIco 111 V I'll It I. IS' fll l). ( O. , III k IIS MIIIIMSt., Vlork. ALL ROADS ARE ALIKE TO A MONARCH Perfection is the result of our long experience. mm M arc the prcckictof IV: V A " .it I. y. if'. 7 , ;' f : . l'i J . F MONARCH A I S40.00 S50.00 S60.00 1 Monarch Ohair.iess 8100.00 Send for 1698 Catalogue. Agents wanted in open territory. MONARCH CYCLE MFG. CO., Loko, Hnt9ted ond Fulton Streets, Chlcatjo. BrTnche Now York. London nnd HomburK. bend 111 2-cent feu 10 for a clock of Monarch Playlnp Ccrd illustrating Lillian RuaucII, Tom Cooper, Len Richardson orul Walter Jones. For Sale by DEAN & A Beautify Present TRHR for a few months to all users of the celebrated ELASTIC STARCH, (Flat Iron Brand). To induce ycu to try this branJ of starch, so that you may End out for yourself that all claims for its superiority and econ omy r.re true, the makers have had prepared, at great expense, a series of A A r i k- tffr I vf sff i uWliJl A'.! r.i r , .-r- of f r.rf 10 rrnt r si ,('... 1 1 -, l - ef Hie lie St.-ucli 1 : 1' 1 1. , I . !' t .. ;ir.- er.1 i I i 1 t . ; - ( ,0 I 1 t 1 1 -i r 'P !' .! ef tl I en : 1 1 fisriK- i linjus f-i'f, I he . !,!,, I ' f.-lli f. t h- I' I'V I !llb 'I lirv ca:i .lini'l only fomi ni:r ! I.veo t.roccr Kjifs Elastic Starcb. ,. i f f .1 I ay. This offer i- h.r 1 -hurt t imn eily. !1m;0-Jo and so gm-ssing they tirrivcat 'this coticlu-ion. The Americans will go on lighting with evei-incieasing (Mi : ergy ami volume of .sacrifice until they j win and are able to dietaU; terms of j peace to their antagonist, which again, J will be terms proportioned to the dura J tion of the war. '1 hey will repel all interference, w hatever sullering or lo-s 1 such a repulse may involve and they will j iu future insist on a great lh of and tho j skeleton of a powerful army being I regarded as part of the national j machinery, nomoictohc neglected fir j abolished than the lighthouses or tho j offices for paying interest on the debt They will be very leluetant to be iu jvohid in futuiV 4wars; they will pay l.-itlention for the futuie to diplotnacv, 1 probably creating a diplomatic service ami they will regard alliances as useful, though cumbrous and costly, tonus of insurance. That gis to say, they wii! adopt, as regards the external Iworld ; pr cisely tlr- attitude which centuries of experieneeo have lorced upon the eU'etc' nations of Lnrope. Whether they will be the happier for so great a change we do not know, but wedo know thai they w ill be much tho w iser. Their present dillicultics which may soon be serious, are all traceable t(. want of experience that is. to the absence of powerful rivals on their owr: continent, the absence of jealousies directed against themselves ami the absence of burdensome armaments, all I things fin which they have hitherto ! privately ami publicly, without ceasing, congratulated themselves, and their institution--.'1 M DEFS5NCE BICYCLES mechanical ingenuity. HOLLENBECK, Alma.