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pare the ininds of the masses for such Prohibition, by
showing it* expediency and Necessity, and to secure,
by all tho inrfuenco it may legitimately exert, the
? vigorous enforcement of Prohibitory Laws when ob
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arguments alike applicable to every community whore
the traffic exists and with facts illustrative ot these
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State, till it becomes the recognised polioy of the Na
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Introduction. Territory of the Barbary Statea. Tht
Subject and Soureea of Information.
I. Origin of Slavery. Slavery In the Barbary State*
II. History of WhUe Slavery in Harbaty; Karl}
Efforts againat it?by Ferdinand the Catholic, bj
Oharlea V, by England, by France, by Holland; Free
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Apologies for White SlaveryjHappy Condition of tb?
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THE object of thia tale ia to exhibit in different
phoaea, in high life and low life, the acouraeil
effect* of intemperate drinking, the bane of aocial
life, the curae of civiliiod man. Tbo charaotora are
well aud sharply drawn, and the various aconea arc
deaoribod with much apirit and graphic effect. * *
* t Wo are diapoaed to rogard the book aa the beat
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but wo have bi'okon our practico, and have read this
book not only with pleasure, but with a gratification
which but very few novels have ever afforded ua. It
ia a quiet aud aiutplo, but atill striking and effectivu
picture of American social life.?Chicago Tribune.
Written with marked ability.?Zatmsville Courier.
A thrilling picturc of tho efforts ofvthat infernal
bane of aocial life, iutetuperance.?Richmond J'al
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Haa ao many thrilling passages and well-drawn
characters, that yon read it with abaorbod attention.
It oannot fail to achieve for Mra. Collins an enviable
ffftpularity. She takoa ua with her to the drunkard's
home, and tella of the hunger and the fear, the toil
and the suffering, that are there. She paints, wifli
a woman's delicate skill, the meek patience, tho
long-abused, but unchanging lovo of the drunkard a
wife, touchoa the deepoat chorda of the heart, and
makes them vibrate with pity and with indignation?
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rora of bur l^erary productions, thia work, we pre
dict, will increaae that number ten-fold, and give
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Albany Tribune.
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the fashionable in high life.?Ohio Organ.
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# * * Has sketched it in ita daintiest form of
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? * * Tho incidents dramatic, and the inter
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awake to. the demands of their own calling to be
longer satisfied with the slow monthly issues of a pa
per professedly devoted to their interests, or to trust
alone to the irreaponaible extracts in a "l'armer'a
column," so popular just now in papers chiefly devo
ted to business, politics, or literature; and they look
for the united support of all the intelligent farmers
of this country in their oontinued effort to furnish a
weekly paper of a high and reliable character, which
shall be progressive, and at the same time cantious
and conservative in all ita teachings.
Essentially an Agricultural Paper.
Th? Agriculturist will not depart from ita legiti
mate sphere to catch popular favor bv lumbering ap
ita pagea, with the silly, fictitious literature, and
light, miaoellaneoua matter of the day; it has a high
er aim; and a small part only of its spaeo will be
devotod to mattera not immediately pertaining to tho
great business of Agriculture. The household aa
well as the out-door work of the farm will receive a
due share of attention. The humbuga and noatfuma
afloat in the community will bo tried by reliable sci
entific rales, jtnd their wortbleaanvss exposed. It ia
the aim of the publishers to keep thia paper under
the guidance of thoae who will make it a standard
work, which shall communicate to its readers only
that which is safe and reliable.
An Independent JourHal.
The American Agrimitvrisl stands upon ita own
merits; and the truthfulness, seal, and ability,
which it brings to t^e support of the interests of the
farmer. It is untrammeled by any collateral buai
neaa connections whatever; nor is it the organ of any
clique, or the puffing machine of any man or thing.
Thoroughly independent in all pointa, its ample pa
ges are studiously given alone to the support and im
provement of the great agricultural olaM.
Editorial Department.
The Amsricim AgrieuAutist is under the editorial
supervision of Mr. A. B. Allen, ita principal editor
for the past ten years, and Mr. Orange Judd, A. M.,
a thoroughly practical farmer and agricultural
They will be assisted by Prof. Nash, who has been
for a long time one of the most successful farmers of
New England, and is now Agricultural Professor of
Amherst College; Rev. Wm. Clilt, widely known as a
pleasing and instructive writer on gardening and
other departments of practical agriculture, and, in
addition to these, a number of other eminent lyri
cultural writers.
All the editors are men practically experienced io
their profession, each of whom can nanale the Plow
as well as the Pen.
The Cheapest Paper in the country, of its char
The American Agriculturist is supplied to regular
subscribers at acost of less than four cents a number,
of sixteen large pages; and to large olubs for less
than two and a half cents. Each number will contain
suggestions for the treatment of soils, manues. crops,
stock, Ac , which will often be worth to the reader
more than the cost of the paper for a year.
Spectmm Copies.
Specimen copi<*s will lie forwarded, gratis, lo may
one sending their name and post office addross to the
; publishers
Tukm*. Ac ?The paper will be promptly issued oa
Wednesday of each week, and mailed to subscribe!!
on the following liberal terms:
To single subscribers, at $2 a year?ft.
To clubs of three subacribera, at #1.117 a year?$6.
To clnba of live subscribers, at fl-fiO a y*,r?!"?
To claba of ten subscribers, at $1 J# a year $16
To clubs of twenty subscribers, at $1.26 a year?
The money always to accompany the names for
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i - The Postaaaster or other person sending a elnb of
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Subscriptions may be forwarded by mail, at the
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Pec 22 189 Water street, New Ynk
WILL be sold at private salo. that well known
Farm lying on Seventh street Plsnk Hoed, in
Montgomery county, Maryland, about nght inilaa
from Washington city, containing 3721 acres, more
or less ; about 100 in meadow, 19$ in wood, and the
balance (I73J) In cleared fields. The Farm can be
divided into several, giving a fair proportion of wood
and meadow land to each. The whole Farm is well
watered several nevor failing streams passing
through it. The fencing is rood, and there is a
large quantity of chestnut timber in the woods, suit
able for a farther division of the fields.
In point of health, beauty, and location, It is aot
surpassed by any farm in the State of Maryland It
has always been remarkable for its beauty. The
dwelling contains eight rooms, kitchea, pantry. Ac ,
garret, cellars, Ac., all surrounded by a neat paling,
with a pump of good water in the yard , barn, sta
ble. and other out houses; good spring house, with
a never failing spring of delightfully cool water at
Servants' quarters for as many hands aa would
ever be necesaary on the Farm.
A good apple orchard, and some excellent peach
es, ]>ears. cherries, Ac.
The road being now of the very best character,
produce from the Farm and manures from the City
can be hauled at any and all seasons of tha year.
This property will be sold ttrrntv-0?v frr rrmt.
cheaper than any other property on tbo road be
I ween it and the city With an ordinary horse, it ia
aot more than an hour's drive to the *j}7
Any communications addressed to CIIAKI.KS V.
GORDON, Washington, D. C., will receive atten
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